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 titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
97th Congress (1981–1982)
This bill was introduced on February 5, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Representative for California's 12th congressional district
Feb 15, 1979
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2206 (96th).
Feb 5, 1981
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H.R. 1730 (97th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1730. This is the one from the 97th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 97th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1981 to Dec 23, 1982. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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National Service Act, H.R. 1730, 97th Cong. (1981).
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