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      house Committees
      House Committee on Armed Services
      Military Personnel
    IntroducedMarch 25th, 2010

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Title

World Class Military Medical Facilities Act

Official Title

To establish within the Office of the Secretary of Defense an office responsible for implementing all recommendations and requirements regarding military medical facilities in the National Capital Region, and for other purposes.

Summary

World Class Military Medical Facilities Act - Directs the Secretary of Defense (DOD) to disestablish the Joint Task Force National Capital Region Medical. Requires the Secretary to establish an office responsible for implementing all recommendations and requirements regarding military medical facilities in the National Capital Region (Region) contained in the report of the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission, a provision of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010, or any other provision of law. Makes the Deputy Secretary of Defense the head of such office. Requires such office to assume responsibility for the development and implementation of the comprehensive master plan to provide sufficient world-class military medical facilities and an integrated system of health care delivery for the Region. Directs the Secretary to establish a unified construction standard for military construction and repairs for such facilities. Authorizes appropriations to implement such standard at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Requires the Secretary to establish the Independent Review Panel for Military Medical Care in the National Capital Region to advise the Secretary on whether the proposed design and organizational structure for military medical facilities in the Region will achieve a world-class military medical facility.

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