H.R. 748 (113th): Universal National Service Act

Introduced:

Feb 15, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 15, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Charles “Charlie” Rangel

Representative for New York's 13th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 15, 2013
Length: 15 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To require all persons in the United States between the ages of 18 and 25 to perform national service, either as a member of the uniformed services or as civilian service in a Federal, State, or local government program or with a community-based agency or community-based entity, to authorize the induction of persons in the uniformed services during wartime to meet end-strength requirements of the uniformed services, to provide for the registration of women under the Military Selective Service Act, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Summary

H.R. 748 would require all residents of the United States between the ages of 18 and 25 to perform two years of “national service."

“National service,” as defined in the bill, may consist of:

  1. Military service; or
  2. Civilian service in a federal, state, or local government program or with a community-based organization, provided that the President has determined that ...

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History

Feb 15, 2013
 
Introduced

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