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- 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, and for other purposes.
For context, Congressman Rangel has introduced this bill many times in the past. Each time, it has received very little support, and Rangel knows it has no chance of being passed. For more, see his press release.
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Jul 15, 2010
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Feb 15, 2013
Reintroduced Bill —
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 748 (113th).
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5741”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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H.R. 748 (113th)
was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 15, 2013
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5741 — 111th Congress: Universal National Service Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5741
“H.R. 5741 — 111th Congress: Universal National Service Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2010. November 28, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5741>
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