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H.AMDT. 807

An amendment numbered 5 printed in House Report 109-459 to express a Sense of Congress that the Army should continue to evaluate and consider the potential benefits of converting to six-month deployments for members of the Army, Army National Guard, and Army Reserves in connection with service in Iraq and Afghanistan, including potential impacts on the reduced deployment periods on soldier morale, recruiting and retention, readiness, and military operations. Requires the Secretary of the Army to submit a report to Congress containing: 1) The results of any studies conducted on soldiers and families regarding reduced deployment periods in Iraq and Afghanistan; 2) The Army's potential plans for the implementation of such reduced deployment periods; and 3) A discussion of the potential benefits and drawbacks associated with implementation of such reduced deployment times.

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Amends H.R. 5122

May 10, 2006: Passed House

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May 10, 2006
4:25 PM EDT
On agreeing to the Tanner amendment (A005) Agreed to by voice vote.
May 10, 2006
4:25 PM EDT
Amendment (A005) offered by Mr. Tanner. (consideration: CR H2453; text: CR H2453)