H.R.7174 - Protection of Civilians in Military Operations Act116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Khanna, Ro [D-CA-17] (Introduced 06/11/2020)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/11/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.7174 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/11/2020)
Protection of Civilians in Military Operations Act
This bill expands Department of Defense (DOD) reporting requirements for civilian casualties that result from U.S. military operations and implements other requirements to address and prevent such casualties.
Specifically, the bill requires (1) coordination with the Department of State in responding to reports of civilian casualties resulting from military operations, (2) DOD to establish and maintain a database that preserves and organizes reports on investigations of such civilian casualties, and (3) DOD to add personnel to implement its policies relating to civilian casualties from military operations.