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...units of the National Guard in American Samoa.

This bill was introduced on August 2, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Aug 2, 2012 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 6294

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

August 2, 2012

(for himself, Mrs. Christensen, and Mr. Sablan) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services

A BILL

To amend titles 10, 32, and 37 of the United States Code to authorize the establishment of units of the National Guard in American Samoa.

1.

Establishment of units of the National Guard in American Samoa

(a)

Title 32 (National Guard) amendments

(1)

Inclusion of American Samoa in Definition of Territory

Section 101(1) of title 32, United States Code, is amended by striking includes Guam and inserting means American Samoa, Guam,.

(2)

Branches and organizations

Section 103 of such title is amended by striking Guam, and the Virgin Islands and inserting and each Territory.

(3)

Units: location; organization; command

Section 104 of such title is amended—

(A)

in subsections (a) and (c), by striking Guam, and the Virgin Islands and inserting and each Territory; and

(B)

in subsection (d), by striking Guam, or the Virgin Islands and inserting or a Territory.

(4)

Availability of appropriations

Section 107(b) of such title is amended by striking Guam, or the Virgin Islands and inserting or a Territory.

(5)

Maintenance of other troops

Section 109 of such title is amended by striking Guam, or the Virgin Islands and inserting or a Territory.

(6)

Adjutants general

Section 314 of such title is amended by striking Guam, and the Virgin Islands both places it appears and inserting and each Territory.

(7)

Detail of regular members

Section 315 of such title is amended by striking Guam, and the Virgin Islands each place it appears and inserting and each Territory.

(8)

Termination of appointment

Section 324(b) of such title is amended by striking or the District of Columbia, Guam, or the Virgin Islands and inserting , the District of Columbia, or the Territory.

(9)

Relief from National Guard duty when ordered to active duty

Section 325(a) of such title is amended—

(A)

by striking Guam, or the Virgin Islands the first two places it appears and inserting the Territory,; and

(B)

by striking , Guam, or the Virgin Islands the third place it appears and inserting or Territory.

(10)

Composition of courts-martial

Section 326 of such title is amended by striking Guam, and the Virgin Islands and inserting or Territory.

(11)

Convening authority of courts-martial

Section 327(a) of such title is amended by striking Guam, and the Virgin Islands and inserting or Territory.

(12)

Governor's authority

Section 328(a) of such title is amended by striking , Guam, or the Virgin Islands and inserting or Territory.

(13)

Training generally

Section 501(b) of such title is amended by striking Guam, and the Virgin Islands and inserting and each Territory.

(14)

Support of training operations and training missions

Section 502(f)(2)(B)(i) of such title is amended by striking or possessions and inserting or Territory or possession.

(15)

Participation in field exercises

Section 503(b) of such title is amended by striking Guam, or the Virgin Islands and inserting or Territory.

(16)

National Guard schools and small arms competitions

Section 504(b) of such title is amended by striking territory and inserting Territory.

(17)

Attendance at Army and Air Force schools

Section 505 of such title is amended in the first sentence by striking Guam, and the Virgin Islands and inserting or Territory.

(18)

National Guard Youth Challenge Program

Section 509(l)(1) of such title is amended by striking the territories and inserting each Territory.

(19)

Issue of supplies

Section 702(a) of such title is amended by striking Guam, and the Virgin Islands and inserting or Territory.

(20)

Purchases of supplies from Army or Air Force

Section 703 of such title is amended by striking Guam, or the Virgin Islands both places it appears and inserting or Territory.

(21)

Accountability

Section 704 of such title is amended by striking Guam, or the Virgin Islands and inserting or Territory.

(22)

Property and fiscal officers

Section 708 of such title is amended by striking Guam, and the Virgin Islands both places it appears and inserting and Territory.

(23)

Employment, use, and status of technicians

Section 709(a)(3)(C) of such title is amended by striking or possessions and inserting , a Territory, or possession.

(24)

Accountability for property issued to the National Guard

Section 710 of such title is amended by striking Guam, or the Virgin Islands each place it appears and inserting or a Territory.

(25)

Disposition of obsolete or condemned property

Section 711 of such title is amended by striking Guam, and the Virgin Islands and inserting and Territory.

(26)

Disposition of proceeds of condemned stores issued to National Guard

Section 712(1) of such title is amended by striking Guam, or the Virgin Islands, and inserting or a Territory.

(27)

Settlements for property loss, personal injury, or death

Section 715(c) of such title is amended by striking or Puerto Rico and inserting , the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a Territory.

(b)

Title 10 amendments

(1)

Militia duty exemptions

Section 312(a)(2) of such title is amended by inserting American Samoa, before Guam.

(2)

Detail of Army National Guard as students, observers, and investigators at educational institutions, industrial plants, and hospitals

Section 4301(c) of such title is amended by inserting American Samoa, before Guam.

(3)

Detail of Air National Guard as students, observers, and investigators at educational institutions, industrial plants, and hospitals

Section 9301(c) of such title is amended by inserting American Samoa, before Guam.

(4)

Definition of State for division E

Section 10001 of such title is amended by inserting American Samoa, before and Guam.

(5)

Detail for organizing, administering, etc., reserve components

Section 12310(c)(7) of such title is amended by inserting American Samoa, before Guam.

(c)

Title 37 definitions

Section 101 of title 10, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

in paragraph (7), by inserting American Samoa, before Guam; and

(2)

in paragraph (9), by inserting American Samoa, before Guam.