H.R.4752 - Universal National Service Act of 2006109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Rangel, Charles B. [D-NY-15] (Introduced 02/14/2006)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||02/23/2006 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.|
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Summary: H.R.4752 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/14/2006)
Universal National Service Act of 2006 - 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 42 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.
Amends the Military Selective Service Act to authorize the military registration of females.