H.R.3293 - To amend title 10, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Defense (and the Secretary of Homeland Security in the case of the Coast Guard) to issue, at no cost to the United States, a military service identification card to persons who served in the Armed Forces.112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Bass, Charles F. [R-NH-2] (Introduced 11/01/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||12/08/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3293 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (11/01/2011)
Directs the Secretary of Defense (DOD), and the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) with respect to the Coast Guard, to design a military service identification card to identify and recognize the service of a member of the Armed Forces after the retirement or other separation of the member from the Armed Forces.
Requires the card to include, at a minimum, the information contained on the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty.
Directs the Secretary concerned to: (1) establish an application process for a person to request such a card, and (2) make the card available to retired and former members of the Armed Forces who retired or were separated before enactment of this Act.
Conditions the issuance of the card upon the payment of an amount sufficient to cover the costs incurred by the United States to manufacture and issue it.