Military Family Readiness Legislation

The PROMISE Act Receives Congressional Support

WASHINGTON- Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, and Rep. Trent Kelly (R-MS), ranking member of the Subcommittee on Military Personnel, today released a discussion draft of Military Family Readiness legislation they intend to offer for inclusion in the FY21 National Defense Authorization Act. 

A fact sheet summarizing the legislation can be found here.

Legislative text can be found here.

Military Family Readiness Legislation

Legislation Highlights
– Standardize EFMP across services (enrollment, transfers, access, respite care)
– Provide dedicated EFMP attorneys
– Ensure full services and BAH for geobach tours for child’s education
– Centralize and coordinate EFMP offices
– Support shift workers with 24-hour child care

EFMP Legislation, FAPE, The PROMISE Act

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