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S. 3981: District of Columbia National Guard Home Rule Act

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A bill 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, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Chris Van Hollen Jr.

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Maryland. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 17, 2020
Length: 9 pages
Introduced
Jun 17, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Introduced on Jun 17, 2020

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on June 17, 2020. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Jun 17, 2020
 
Introduced

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S. 3981 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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