A bill to provide for the common defense by requiring that all young persons in the United States, including women, perform a period of military service or a period of civilian service in furtherance of the national defense and homeland security, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for South Carolina. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 7, 2003
Length: 12 pages
Jan 7, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on January 7, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
- See Instead:
H.R. 163 (same title)
Failed Under Suspension — Oct 5, 2004
Jan 7, 2003
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Oct 5, 2004
Companion Bill — Failed in the House Under Suspension
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 163 (108th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S. 89 (108th).
S. 89 (108th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 108th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 2003 to Dec 9, 2004. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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