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Introduced in House (04/26/2012)

Requires the Secretary of Defense (DOD), within 60 days after the enactment of this Act, to ensure the continuous military command responsibility and accountability for the care, handling, and transportation of the remains of each deceased member of the Armed Forces who dies overseas, beginning with initial recovery of the remains, through the defense mortuary system, until their interment or when the remains are otherwise accepted by the person designated to direct their disposition.