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H.R. 1658 (115th): District of Columbia National Guard Home Rule Act

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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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Eleanor Norton

Sponsor. Representative for the District of Columbia. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 21, 2017
Length: 10 pages
Mar 21, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 21, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


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Norton to Push for Votes on D.C. Statehood and Bills to Expand D.C. Home Rule in Democratic House
    — Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC0] (Sponsor) on Nov 7, 2018

Norton Announces Fourth Bill to Remove Federal Government from Local D.C. Land-Use Policies
    — Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC0] (Sponsor) on Oct 15, 2018

Norton to Introduce Bill to Remove Federal Governments Authority Over District-Owned Land
    — Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC0] (Sponsor) on Oct 4, 2018

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Mar 21, 2017

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H.R. 1658 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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