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.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Read CRS Summary >
Feb 15, 1979
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Feb 5, 1981
Reintroduced Bill —
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1730 (97th).
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2206”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
29 cosponsors (17D, 12R)
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
- Related Bills
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
H.R. 1730 (97th)
was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 5, 1981
Search for similar bills.
Links & tools
Click a format for a citation suggestion:
Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 2206 — 96th Congress: National Service Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/96/hr2206
“H.R. 2206 — 96th Congress: National Service Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1979. February 14, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/96/hr2206>
|title=H.R. 2206 (96th)
|accessdate=February 14, 2016
|author=96th Congress (1979)
|date=February 15, 1979
|quote=National Service Act