H.R. 6493 (95th): A bill to establish requirements for notification of Congress before the closure of, or significant reduction in force at, any military installation is carried out.

Apr 21, 1977 (95th Congress, 1977–1978)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Joseph LeFante
Representative for New Jersey's 14th congressional district

This bill was introduced on April 21, 1977, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Apr 21, 1977
Referred to Committee Apr 21, 1977

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Prohibits the closure or realignment of military bases involving reductions in personnel positions below a specified level or construction or conversion at military installations made necessary by the relocation of such civilian personnel unless:
(1) the Secretary of Defense or the Secretary of the military department concerned notifies Congress that such installation is a candidate for closure or realignment;
(2) the appropriate Secretary complies with the appropriate Secretary requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969;
(3) the appropriate Secretary notifies the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and House of Representatives of a final decision regarding such closure or realignment and a detailed justification for such decision; and
(4) a period of at least 60 days elapses between such notification and the implementation of such decisions.

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