To require a report on the establishment of a joint Army-Navy storage and preservation facility at the United States Army Heritage and Education Center, Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the ``Joint Military Heritage Preservation Act of 2012''.
SEC. 2. REPORT ON ESTABLISHMENT OF JOINT ARMY-NAVY STORAGE AND PRESERVATION FACILITY AT THE UNITED STATES ARMY HERITAGE AND EDUCATION CENTER, CARLISLE, PENNSYLVANIA.
(a) Report Required.--Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to the congressional defense committees a report setting forth an assessment of the feasibility and advisability of establishing a joint Army-Navy storage and preservation facility at the United States Army Heritage and Education Center (USAHEC), Carlisle, Pennsylvania, including for purposes of improving the storage and preservation of materials under the responsibility of the Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC). (b) Definitions.--In this section: (1) The term ``congressional defense committees'' has the meaning given that term in section 101(a)(16) of title 10, United States Code. (2) The term ``Naval Historical and Heritage Command'' means the Navy command that is responsible for the preservation, analysis, and dissemination of the history and heritage of the Navy. The Command is based at the Washington Navy Yard, District of Columbia, and is composed of 42 facilities in 13 geographic locations. (3) The term ``United States Army...