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

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Official Title as Introduced

To establish a policy against sexual abuse on all United States military installations, whether located in the United States or overseas.


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Date Actions Overview
03/07/2016Introduced in House

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03/21/2016Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
Action By: Committee on Armed Services
03/07/2016Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/07/2016Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Armed Services03/07/2016 Referred to
House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel03/21/2016 Referred to

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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.