S.1599 - Reserve Officers Association Modernization Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Leahy, Patrick J. [D-VT] (Introduced 08/06/2009)|
|Committees:||Senate - Armed Services; Judiciary | House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||12/14/2009 Became Public Law No: 111-113.|
|Major Recorded Votes:||11/19/2009 : Passed House|
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Summary: S.1599 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Public Law (12/14/2009)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Reserve Officers Association Modernization Act of 2009 - Revises the federal charter of the Reserve Officers Association of the United States to include the president elect of the Association on the national executive committee as a non-voting member.
Specifies that there shall be a minimum of three national executive committee members on the Association's national executive committee. (Under current law, the limit for such members on the committee is three.)
Makes the president elect of the Association an officer.
Specifies that there shall be a minimum of three national executive committee members who are officers of the Association. (Under current law, the limit for such members on the committee is three.)
Eliminates the specific inclusion among the officers of a surgeon, a chaplain, a historian, and a public relations officer.
Allows the addition as officers of any others specified in the Association's constitution (currently, as decided at the national convention).
Declares that the officers shall take office at the national convention. Requires the judge advocate to be appointed by the national executive committee. Allows for appointment by the national executive committee of any other national officers specified in the Association's constitution.
Revises the requirement that minutes be kept of the proceedings of the national council. Eliminates specification of the national council and replaces it with other national entities of the Association (the minutes of whose proceedings must be kept).