H.R. 375 (110th): National Naval Force Structure Policy Act

110th Congress, 2007–2009. Text as of Jan 10, 2007 (Introduced).

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110th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 375

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 10, 2007

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services

A BILL

To declare, under the authority of Congress under Article I, section 8 of the Constitution to provide and maintain a Navy, a national policy for the naval force structure required in order to “provide for the common defense” of the United States throughout the 21st century.

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Short title

This Act may be cited as the National Naval Force Structure Policy Act.

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National naval force structure policy

It is the policy of the United States to rebuild as soon as possible the size of the fleet of the United States Navy to no fewer than 375 vessels in active service, to include 15 aircraft carrier battle groups and 15 amphibious ready groups, in order to ensure peace through strength for the United States throughout the 21st century.