H.R. 1198 (112th): District of Columbia National Guard Home Rule Act


Mar 17, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 17, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Eleanor Norton

Delegate for District of Columbia At Large



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Last Updated: Mar 17, 2011
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About the bill

Full Title

To extend to the Mayor of the District of Columbia the same authority over the National Guard of the District of Columbia as the Governors of the several States exercise over the National Guard of those States with respect to administration of the National Guard and its use to respond to natural disasters and other civil disturbances, while ensuring that the President retains control of the National Guard of the District of Columbia to respond to homeland defense emergencies.

Summary (CRS)

3/17/2011--Introduced.District of Columbia National Guard Home Rule Act - Amends the District of Columbia Code to make the Mayor of the District of Columbia (under current law, the President of ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 17, 2011

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1198”). 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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H.R. 2321 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

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Last Action: Jun 11, 2013

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