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Nov 9, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 16, 1980
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 16, 1980.
Delegate for Virgin Islands At Large
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Last Updated: Dec 16, 1980
Repeals the provision prohibiting Federal recognition of Virgin Islands' National Guard Officers above the grade of colonel as members of the National Guard. Read more >
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