In a 33 to 27 vote, the Committee passed an amendment to require that each of the Chiefs of the four combat branches of the military provide written certification to Congress before repeal of DADT can be implemented.
In a 39 to 22 vote, the Committee passed an amendment to reiterate that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) applies to the military.
Finally, a 38 to 23 vote passed an amendment to reiterate that decisions concerning use of military facilities and personnel for conducting same-sex wedding ceremonies are governed by DOMA.
Read: House committee approves three anti-gay DADT, DOMA amendments [LGBTQ Nation]
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