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NDAA – Military Bill Passes US-House, Now to US-Senate

FILE - In this March 25, 2014, file photo, Rep. Vicky Hartzler, R-Mo., left, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Hartzler, of Missouri announced Thursday, June 10, 2021, that she will run for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in 2022. Incumbent Republican Sen. Roy Blunt announced in March he would not seek reelection. Hartzler has been in Congress since 2011. (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke, File)

(Missourinet) The U-S House has passed a 768-billion-dollar defense policy bill, and Missouri Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler had a key role in fashioning that bill — as a member of the Armed Services Committee.

One item she helped cut from the bill – was the inclusion of women in the military draft:

Hartzler has another bill to do away with the military draft altogether.

The bill also included some measures supported by Senator Josh Hawley to reform military justice, including removing commanders from oversight of prosecuting crimes such as rape, sexual assault, murder and kidnapping.

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