H.R. 3401 (109th): State Defense Force Improvement Act of 2005


Jul 21, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 21, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Joe Wilson

Representative for South Carolina's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 21, 2005
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 32, United States Code, to improve the readiness of State defense forces and to increase military coordination for homeland security between the States and the Department of Defense.

Summary (CRS)

7/21/2005--Introduced.State Defense Force Improvement Act of 2005 - Recognizes state defense forces as integral military components of the Nation's homeland security effort, while reaffirming that such forces remain entirely state ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 21, 2005

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3401”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


25 cosponsors (18R, 7D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 2797 (108th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 18, 2003

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