Summary: H.R.4717 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/07/2016)

Mandating America's Responsibility To Limit Abuse, Negligence and Depravity Act or the MARTLAND Act

This bill states that it is U.S. policy that human rights violations, including child abuse, shall not be conducted or condoned on any U.S. military installation, whether located in the United States or overseas, by either U.S. citizens or nationals or foreign nationals.

The Department of Defense (DOD) shall submit to Congress a comprehensive plan detailing the procedures by which DOD will implement this policy.

"Military installation" shall include U.S. combat outposts and forward operating locations.