H.R. 2206 (96th): National Service Act


Feb 15, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 15, 1979, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Paul “Pete” McCloskey Jr.

Representative for California's 12th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to establish a National Service System under which the young people of the United States shall have the choice of either entering voluntary military or civilian service or being subject to induction into military service by random selection.

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Feb 15, 1979

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29 cosponsors (17D, 12R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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H.R. 1730 (97th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 5, 1981

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