118 STAT. 2002 PUBLIC LAW 108–375—OCT. 28, 2004 the calendar year preceding the year in which the report is sub mitted and include the following matters: ‘‘(A) The results of an audit conducted during the calendar year covered by the report of the extent to which the blood samples required to be obtained as described in section 733(b) of the Ronald W. Reagan National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2005 from members of the armed forces before and after a deployment are stored in the blood serum repository of the Department of Defense. ‘‘(B) The results of an audit conducted during the calendar year covered by the report of the extent to which the records of the health assessments required under section 1074f of this title for members of the armed forces before and after a deploy ment are being maintained in the electronic database of the Defense Medical Surveillance System. ‘‘(C) An analysis of the actions taken by Department of Defense personnel to respond to health concerns expressed by members of the armed forces upon return from a deployment. ‘‘(D) An analysis of the actions taken by Department of Defense personnel to evaluate or treat members of the armed forces who are confirmed to have been exposed to occupational or environmental hazards deleterious to their health during a deployment. ‘‘(2) The Secretary of Defense shall act through the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs in carrying out this sub section. ‘‘(b) ANNUAL REPORT ON RECORDING OF HEALTH ASSESSMENT DATA IN MILITARY HEALTH RECORDS.—The Secretary of Defense shall issue each year a report on the compliance by the military departments with applicable law and policies on the recording of health assessment data in military health records, including compli ance with section 1074f(c) of this title. The report shall cover the calendar year preceding the year in which the report is submitted and include a discussion of the extent to which immunization status and predeployment and postdeployment health care data are being recorded in such records.’’. (2) CLERICAL AMENDMENT.—The table of sections at the beginning of such chapter is amended by inserting after the item relating to section 1073a the following new item: ‘‘1073b. Recurring reports.’’. (3) INITIAL REPORTS.—The first reports under section 1073b of title 10, United States Code (as added by paragraph (1)), shall be completed not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act. (b) INTERNET ACCESSIBILITY OF HEALTH ASSESSMENT INFORMA TION FOR MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES.—Not later than one year after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Chief Informa tion Officer of each military department shall ensure that the online portal website of that military department includes the fol lowing information relating to health assessments: (1) Information on the policies of the Department of Defense and the military department concerned regarding predeployment and postdeployment health assessments, including policies on the following matters: (A) Health surveys. (B) Physical examinations. 10 USC 1074 note. 10 USC 1073b note.
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