H.R.4639 - Military Domestic Violence Reporting Enhancement Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Rosen, Jacky [D-NV-3] (Introduced 12/13/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services; Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 01/22/2018 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4639 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/13/2017)
Military Domestic Violence Reporting Enhancement Act
This bill establishes a punitive article in the Uniform Code of Military Justice on domestic violence and aggravated domestic violence against an intimate partner. "Aggravated domestic violence" involves the use of a weapon, or force in a manner likely to produce death or grievous bodily harm.
Military departments must submit to the Department of Justice the identity of each member of the Armed Forces who has been convicted of a domestic violence offense for inclusion in the national instant criminal background check system.