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Short Titles as Introduced

Deployed Troops Support Act of 2013

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To authorize the Secretary of Defense to transport to any country, without charge, supplies that have been furnished by a nonprofit organization and that are intended for distribution to members of the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
04/25/2013Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date
05/06/2013Referred to the Subcommittee on Readiness.
Action By: Committee on Armed Services
04/25/2013Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.
Action By: House of Representatives
04/25/2013Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Armed Services04/25/2013 Referred to
House Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness05/06/2013 Referred to

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Introduced in House (04/25/2013)

Deployed Troops Support Act of 2013 - Authorizes the Secretary of Defense (DOD) to transport to any country, on a space-available basis and without charge, supplies that have been furnished by a nonprofit organization and intended for distribution to members of the Armed Forces.

Prohibits such transportation unless the Secretary determines that: (1) such transportation is consistent with U.S. policies, (2) the supplies are suitable for transportation and in usable condition, (3) there is a legitimate need for the supplies, and (4) adequate arrangements have been made for their distribution.

Makes the nonprofit organization responsible for ensuring the suitability for transport of such supplies. Allows the supplies to be distributed by the U.S. government or a nonprofit organization.