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H.R. 5868: Stop Military Selective Service Registration Act


The text of the bill below is as of Nov 4, 2021 (Introduced).


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117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 5868

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

November 4, 2021

(for herself, Mr. Lamborn, and Mr. DesJarlais) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the Committee on Rules, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned

A BILL

To repeal the Military Selective Service Act and reestablish the Office of Selective Service Records, and to prescribe the procedure for the reenactment of such Act or reestablishment of the Selective Service System.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Stop Military Selective Service Registration Act.

2.

Repeal of Military Selective Service Act; reestablishment of Office of Selective Service Records

(a)

Repeal

The Military Selective Service Act (50 U.S.C. 3801 et seq.) is repealed.

(b)

Reestablishment of Office of Selective Service Records

Pursuant to the proviso in section 10(a)(4) of the Military Selective Service Act (50 U.S.C. 3809(a)(4)) in effect on the day before the date of the enactment of this Act, the Office of Selective Service Records is reestablished upon such effective date. Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the assets, contracts, property, and records held by the Selective Service System, and the unexpended balances of any appropriations available to the Selective Service System, shall be transferred to the Office of Selective Service Records.

(c)

Procedure for reenactment of Military Selective Service Act or reestablishment of Selective Service System

(1)

Supermajority required

Neither the Military Selective Service Act may be reenacted nor the Selective Service System reestablished except by a vote of two-thirds of each House of Congress.

(2)

Rules of the Senate and House of Representatives

This subsection is enacted by Congress as an exercise of the rulemaking power of the Senate and House of Representatives, respectively, and as such it is deemed a part of the rules of each House, respectively, and it supersedes other rules only to the extent that it is inconsistent with such rules.