H.R.5063 - LT WARRIOR Act111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Tsongas, Niki [D-MA-5] (Introduced 04/15/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||04/28/2010 Referred to the Subcommittee on Readiness. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5063 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/15/2010)
Light Weight Armor Research Requirements for Individual Operational Readiness Act or LT WARRIOR Act - Directs the Secretary of Defense (DOD) to establish the Joint Task Force Light Weight Armor Research Requirements for Individual Operational Readiness, or JTF-LT WARRIOR, to: (1) synchronize efforts among the military departments to identify and examine the requirements for lighter weight body armor; and (2) serve as the centralized body for determining and coordinating issues regarding such armor and other personal protective equipment, including its development and procurement.
Requires the Task Force to report to the Secretary semiannually over a two-year period recommending ways to more effectively address the research, development, and procurement requirements regarding reducing the weight of body armor.