It is the sense of Congress that:
(a) The Secretary of Defense shall conduct a comprehensive review of current departmental policy with respect to the service of homosexuals in the Armed Forces;
(b) Such review shall include the basis for the current policy of mandatory separation; the rights of all service men and women, and the effects of any change in such policy on morale discipline, and military effectiveness;
(c) The Secretary shall report the results of such review and consultations and recommendations to the President and to the Congress no later than July 15, 1993;
(d) The Senate Committee on Armed Services shall conduct (i) comprehensive hearings on the current military policy with respect to the service of homosexuals in the military services; and (ii) shall conduct oversight hearings on the Secretary's recommendations as such are reported.
Approved February 5, 1993.