H.R. 1204: District of Columbia National Guard Home Rule Act

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.

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Mar 2, 2015


Referred to Committee on Mar 2, 2015

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Eleanor Norton

Delegate for the District of Columbia



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Last Updated: Mar 2, 2015
Length: 10 pages


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Mar 2, 2015

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