H.R. 2723 (109th): Universal National Service Act of 2005

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.

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May 26, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 26, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Charles “Charlie” Rangel

Representative for New York's 15th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 26, 2005
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May 26, 2005

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