H.R. 5856 (96th): A bill to amend title 32, United States Code, to allow Federal recognition as officers of the National Guard of members of the National Guard of the Virgin Islands in grades above the grade of colonel.

Introduced:

Nov 9, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 16, 1980

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 16, 1980.

Law:

Pub.L. 96-535

Sponsor:

Melvin Evans

Delegate for Virgin Islands At Large

Republican

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Last Updated: Dec 16, 1980

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History

Nov 9, 1979
 
Introduced

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Sep 15, 1980
 
Passed House

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Dec 4, 1980
 
Passed Senate

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Dec 16, 1980
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

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