S.89 - Universal National Service Act of 2003108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Hollings, Ernest F. [D-SC] (Introduced 01/07/2003)|
|Committees:||Senate - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||01/07/2003 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.|
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Summary: S.89 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Universal National Service Act of 2003 - Declares that it is the obligation of every U.S. citizen, and every other person residing in the United States, between the ages of 18 and 26 to perform a two-year period of national service, unless exempted, either as a member of an active or reserve component of the armed forces or in a civilian capacity that promotes national defense. Requires induction into national service by the President. Sets forth provisions governing: (1) induction deferments, postponements, and exemptions, including exemption of a conscientious objector from military service that includes combatant training; and (2) discharge following national service.
Introduced in House (01/07/2003)
Amends the Military Selective Service Act to authorize the military registration of females.