House Bill 6178
117th Congress(2021-2022)
To prohibit the Department of Defense from discharging or withholding pay or benefits from members of the National Guard based on COVID-19 vaccination status.
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in House on Dec 8, 2021
Overview
Text
Introduced
Dec 8, 2021
Latest Action
Dec 8, 2021
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
6178
Congress
117
Policy Area
Armed Forces and National Security
Armed Forces and National Security
Primary focus of measure is military operations and spending, facilities, procurement and weapons, personnel, intelligence; strategic materials; war and emergency powers; veterans’ issues. Measures concerning alliances and collective security, arms sales and military assistance, or arms control may fall under International Affairs policy area.
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House Votes (0)
Senate Votes (0)
No House votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

This bill prohibits the Department of Defense (DOD) from taking specified actions against a member of the National Guard based on whether the member has received a COVID-19 vaccine. Specifically, DOD may not (1) involuntarily discharge or discipline the member, (2) withhold pay or benefits from the member, or (3) prohibit the member from participating in training or using equipment.

Text (1)
December 8, 2021
Actions (2)
12/08/2021
Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.
12/08/2021
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
Dec 9, 2021 9:38:19 AM
Record Updated
Mar 25, 2022 3:45:57 AM