H.R. 393 (110th): Universal National Service Act of 2007


Jan 10, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 10, 2007, 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: Jan 10, 2007
Length: 14 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To require all persons in the United States between the ages of 18 and 42 to perform national service, either as a member of the uniformed services or in civilian service in furtherance of the national defense and homeland security, to authorize the induction of persons in the uniformed services during wartime to meet end-strength requirements of the uniformed services, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the favorable treatment afforded combat pay under the earned income tax credit, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

1/10/2007--Introduced.Universal National Service Act of 2007 - Declares that it is the obligation of every U.S. citizen, and every other person residing in the United States, between the ages of ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 10, 2007

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 393”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (2D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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