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S. 1599 (111th): Reserve Officers Association Modernization Act of 2009

The text of the bill below is as of Sep 10, 2009 (Reported by Senate Committee).


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Calendar No. 158

111th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1599

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

August 6, 2009

(for himself, Mr. Chambliss, and Mr. Pryor) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services

September 9, 2009

Committee discharged; referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

September 10, 2009

Reported by Mr. Leahy, without amendment

A BILL

To amend title 36, United States Code, to include in the Federal charter of the Reserve Officers Association leadership positions newly added in its constitution and bylaws.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Reserve Officers Association Modernization Act of 2009.

2.

Inclusion of new leadership positions in the Federal charter of the Reserve Officers Association

(a)

National Executive Committee

Section 190104(b)(2) of title 36, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

by inserting the president elect, after the president,;

(2)

by inserting a minimum of before 3 national executive committee members,; and

(3)

by striking except the executive director, and inserting except the president elect and the executive director,.

(b)

Officers

Section 190104(c) of such title is amended—

(1)

in paragraph (1)—

(A)

by inserting a president elect, after a president,;

(B)

by inserting a minimum of before 3 national executive committee members,;

(C)

by striking a surgeon, a chaplain, a historian, a public relations officer,; and

(D)

by striking as decided at the national convention and inserting specified in the constitution of the corporation; and

(2)

in paragraph (2)—

(A)

by inserting and take office after be elected; and

(B)

by striking and the national public relations officer, and inserting the judge advocate, and any other national officers specified in the constitution of the corporation,.

(c)

Vacancies

Section 190104(d)(1) of such title is amended by striking president and last past president, and inserting president, president elect, and last past president,.

(d)

Records and inspection

Section 190109(a)(2) of such title is amended by striking national council; and inserting other national entities of the corporation;.

September 10, 2009

Reported without amendment