20. Military

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20 Military
20.1. [MILITARY] Applicability of Protections to Members of the US Military. No member of the US Military may be waived from all the requirements of this Act. No member may be asked to waive any requirements of this Act.
20.2. The military must provide informed consent at least equivalent to that available to civilians.
20.3. Any data captured about the performance or the adverse event history of a medical treatment, procedure, product shall be fully available to a member of the US Military at any time.
20.4. A member of the US military must be afforded full access to the Adverse Event Reporting System prescribed in this Act.
20.5. The requirements of informed consent for any member of the US military are at least equivalent to the requirements of informed consent as prescribed in this Act.
20.6. No military or war-time requirement shall be used to violate any requirement of this Act.
20.7. The Secretary of Defense or the Joint Chiefs of Staff shall have no authority to remove any requirement of this Act.
20.8. No Officer of the US Military may treat a member of the military differently based on acceptance or refusal of a treatment or medical procedure.
20.9. The US military is required to observe any religious exemptions or medical exemptions.
20.10. No member of the US military shall ever be required to accept treatment that is experimental, under an emergency use authorization, has an approved status, or has any other status.
20.11. The acceptance or rejection of a medical treatment shall not be used to qualify a member’s eligibility for continued service in any Reserve or National Guard unit.
20.12. No member of the US Military may be denied an Honorable discharge for the acceptance or refusal of a medical treatment.
20.13. The US military is required to maintain a permanent history of each member who accepts vaccinations via an information system maintained by the Department of Defense.
20.13.1. This information system shall allow the patient to fully view any submissions made by healthcare providers.
20.13.2. This information system shall allow the patient to document their own history without constraint on quantity, length of submitted data, or time elapsed after treatment.
20.14. [RECORDS] Medical Records. Any healthcare providers’ notes may be challenged by the patient by creating a permanent record of objection that is connected to the offending record.
20.14.1. The military shall establish a process a process for correcting medical records if a patient objects. Any objections or corrections which the corrections process rejects shall be retained permanently as a patient record of objection.
20.14.2. No branch of the US Military may keep a parallel medical record, including practitioner’s notes, in any other location other than the system prescribed in this Act. All medical records must be fully accessible and viewable by the patient at any time.
20.15. [TRAINING]. Training. Every member of the US Military shall be given at least 1 hour of yearly training on every section of this Act.
20.16. [PENALTY] Penalties. Any member of the US Military who violates any part of this Act either through policy making, issuance of orders, or following an order which violates any part of this Act shall be subjected to a minimum of 2 years imprisonment in a military prison. This requirement appends the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ). No member of the US Military may be separated or retired from military service to avoid justice or sentencing.

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