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Union Calendar No. 212

112th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 2369

[Report No. 112–313]


To amend title 36, United States Code, to provide for an additional power for the American Legion under its Federal charter.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
June 24, 2011

Mr. Altmire (for himself and Mr. Rooney) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

December 5, 2011

Additional sponsors: Mr. Garrett, Mr. Cicilline, Mr. DeFazio, Mr. Hastings of Florida, Mr. Kingston, Mr. Price of Georgia, Mr. Fattah, Mr. Sam Johnson of Texas, Mrs. Lummis, Mr. Fortenberry, Mr. Alexander, Mr. McKinley, Mr. Gowdy, Mr. Duncan of South Carolina, Mr. Nugent, Mr. Thompson of Pennsylvania, Mr. LaTourette, Mr. Posey, Mr. Brady of Pennsylvania, Mr. Bishop of New York, Mr. Grijalva, Mrs. McCarthy of New York, Mr. Capuano, Mr. Doyle, Mr. Barletta, Mr. McNerney, Mr. Donnelly of Indiana, Mr. Carney, Mr. Perlmutter, Mr. Garamendi, Ms. Hirono, Mr. Becerra, Mr. Larson of Connecticut, Mr. Doggett, Mr. Wu, Mr. Sires, Mr. Meeks, Mr. Hinojosa, Mr. Luján, Mrs. Napolitano, Mr. Cuellar, Mr. Polis, Mr. Crowley, Mr. Gonzalez, Mr. Matheson, Mr. Rahall, Ms. Wasserman Schultz, Mr. Wilson of South Carolina, Mr. Heinrich, Mr. Murphy of Connecticut, Mr. Peters, Mr. Ryan of Ohio, Mr. Holden, Mr. Critz, Mr. Cummings, Mr. Carson of Indiana, Ms. Clarke of New York, Ms. Richardson, Ms. Moore, Mr. Jackson of Illinois, Ms. Fudge, Ms. Hanabusa, Mr. Richmond, Mr. Clay, Mr. Johnson of Georgia, Mr. Rush, Mr. Rothman of New Jersey, Mr. Pascrell, Mr. Holt, Ms. Kaptur, Mr. Owens, Mr. Loebsack, Mr. Markey, Mr. Shuler, Mr. Kissell, Ms. Woolsey, Mr. Engel, Ms. McCollum, Mr. Connolly of Virginia, Mr. Kinzinger of Illinois, Mr. Heck, Mr. Guthrie, Mr. Paulsen, Mr. Coffman of Colorado, Mr. Sessions, Mr. Goodlatte, Mr. Conyers, Mr. Franks of Arizona, Mr. Lipinski, Mr. Murphy of Pennsylvania, Mr. Gosar, Mr. Mulvaney, Mr. Barrow, Mr. Pitts, Mr. Smith of Washington, Mr. Cohen, Mr. Cole, Mr. Lucas, Mr. Latta, Ms. Hayworth, Mr. Fitzpatrick, Mr. Runyan, Mr. West, Mr. Hunter, Mr. Shuster, Mr. Calvert, Mr. Lewis of California, Mr. Chabot, Mr. Coble, Mr. Ross of Florida, Mr. Long, Mr. Dreier, Mr. Yarmuth, Mr. Chandler, Ms. Schwartz, Mr. McIntyre, Mr. Walberg, Ms. Loretta Sanchez of California, Mr. Tonko, Ms. Hochul, Ms. Speier, Mr. Westmoreland, Mr. Poe of Texas, Mr. Langevin, Mr. Mack, Mrs. Bono Mack, Mr. Buchanan, Mr. Lankford, Mr. Roskam, Mr. Jordan, Mr. Chaffetz, Mr. Burgess, Mr. Reed, Mr. Crenshaw, Mr. Schrader, Mr. Rogers of Alabama, Mr. Boustany, Mr. Davis of Kentucky, Mr. Gohmert, Mr. Sensenbrenner, Mr. Bilirakis, Mrs. McMorris Rodgers, Ms. Foxx, Mr. Platts, Mr. Miller of Florida, Mr. Walsh of Illinois, Mr. Huelskamp, Mr. Rokita, Mr. Reichert, Mr. Southerland, Mr. Lynch, Mr. Carnahan, Mr. Israel, Mr. Boswell, Ms. Castor of Florida, Mr. Gene Green of Texas, Mr. Rohrabacher, Mr. Austria, Mr. McCaul, Mr. Neugebauer, Mr. Farenthold, Mr. Marchant, Mr. Griffin of Arkansas, Mrs. Noem, Mr. DesJarlais, Mr. Nunnelee, Mr. Lance, Mr. Hanna, Mr. Michaud, Mr. Boren, Mr. Daniel E. Lungren of California, Mr. Walz of Minnesota, Mr. Ross of Arkansas, Mr. Moran, Mrs. Davis of California, Mr. Marino, Mr. Kelly, Mr. Young of Florida, Mr. Scalise, Ms. Eshoo, Mr. Burton of Indiana, Mr. Meehan, Mr. Pence, Mr. LoBiondo, Mr. Sarbanes, Mr. Keating, Mr. Costello, Mr. Peterson, Mr. Inslee, Ms. Sutton, Ms. Linda T. Sánchez of California, Mrs. Capps, Ms. Jenkins, Mr. Johnson of Ohio, Mr. Gerlach, Mr. Hinchey, Ms. Berkley, Mrs. Schmidt, Mr. Courtney, Mrs. Myrick, Mr. Latham, Mr. Gutierrez, Mr. Harris, Mr. Guinta, Mr. Andrews, Ms. Brown of Florida, Mr. Butterfield, Mr. Campbell, Mr. Palazzo, Mr. Pastor of Arizona, Mr. Bilbray, Mr. Bishop of Georgia, Mr. Brady of Texas, Mr. Braley of Iowa, Mr. Cleaver, Mr. Cooper, Mr. Cravaack, Mr. Dent, Ms. Edwards, Mrs. Ellmers, Mr. Honda, Mr. Huizenga of Michigan, Mr. Kildee, Mr. Levin, Mrs. Lowey, Mrs. Maloney, Mr. George Miller of California, Mr. Pallone, Mr. Price of North Carolina, Mr. Scott of Virginia, Mr. Stark, Mr. Terry, Mr. Thompson of California, Ms. Waters, Mr. Watt, Mrs. Black, Ms. Herrera Beutler, Mrs. Emerson, Mr. Webster, Mr. Scott of South Carolina, Mr. Ackerman, Mr. Akin, Mr. Berman, Mrs. Capito, Mr. Carter, Mr. Cassidy, Ms. Chu, Mr. Costa, Mr. Crawford, Ms. DeLauro, Mr. Deutch, Mr. Duncan of Tennessee, Ms. Hahn, Mr. Higgins, Mr. Himes, Mr. McGovern, Mr. Miller of North Carolina, Mr. Nadler, Mr. Neal, Mr. Rangel, Mr. Ruppersberger, Mr. Shimkus, Mr. Towns, Ms. Tsongas, Mr. Welch, Mr. Diaz-Balart, Mr. Dold, Mr. Filner, Mr. Herger, Mr. King of Iowa, Mr. Larsen of Washington, Mr. McCotter, Mr. McHenry, Mr. Olson, Mr. Pearce, Mr. Rivera, Ms. Ros-Lehtinen, Mr. Smith of Nebraska, Mr. Walden, Mr. Mica, Mr. Ellison, Mr. Quigley, Ms. DeGette, Mr. Kucinich, Mr. Cardoza, Mr. Johnson of Illinois, Ms. Velázquez, Mr. Serrano, Mr. Reyes, Mr. Sherman, Mr. Bass of New Hampshire, Mr. Camp, Mr. Davis of Illinois, Mr. Visclosky, Mr. Dicks, Mr. Al Green of Texas, Ms. Baldwin, Ms. Slaughter, Mr. Clarke of Michigan, Mr. Frank of Massachusetts, Mr. Kind, Mr. Blumenauer, Mr. Aderholt, Mr. Dingell, Mr. Fleming, Mr. Gallegly, Mr. Graves of Georgia, Ms. Jackson Lee of Texas, Ms. Eddie Bernice Johnson of Texas, Mr. Jones, Mr. King of New York, Mr. Landry, Mr. Lewis of Georgia, Ms. Matsui, Mr. McDermott, Mr. Petri, Ms. Pingree of Maine, Mr. Roe of Tennessee, Ms. Roybal-Allard, Mr. David Scott of Georgia, Ms. Sewell, Mr. Simpson, Mr. Smith of New Jersey, Mr. Thompson of Mississippi, Mr. Upton, Mr. Wittman, Mr. Yoder, Mr. Clyburn, Mrs. Biggert, Mr. Frelinghuysen, Mr. Bartlett, Mr. Pompeo, Mr. Kline, Mr. Berg, Mr. Fleischmann, Mr. Griffith of Virginia, Mr. Hoyer, Mrs. Miller of Michigan, Mr. Labrador, Mr. McKeon, Mr. Gary G. Miller of California, Mr. Waxman, Mr. Gibson, Mr. Harper, Mrs. Blackburn, Ms. Zoe Lofgren of California, Mr. Pierluisi, Mr. Baca, Mr. Lamborn, Mr. Van Hollen, Mr. Wolf, Mr. Schock, Mr. Denham, Mr. Rehberg, Mr. Luetkemeyer, Mr. Forbes, Mr. Tipton, Mr. Hurt, Mr. Schweikert, Mr. Farr, Ms. Schakowsky, Mr. Gingrey of Georgia, Mr. Payne, Mr. Tierney, Mr. Sullivan, Ms. Granger, Ms. Lee of California, Mr. Gardner, Mr. Whitfield, Mrs. Roby, Mr. Nunes, Mr. Quayle, Mr. Austin Scott of Georgia, Mr. Duffy, Mr. Benishek, Mr. Bucshon, Mrs. Hartzler, Mr. Hultgren, Mr. Ribble, Mr. Rigell, Mr. Stivers, Mr. Young of Indiana, Mr. Brooks, Mr. Hastings of Washington, Mr. Canseco, Ms. Buerkle, Mr. Turner of Ohio, Mrs. Christensen, Ms. Bordallo, Mr. Fincher, Mr. Hall, Mr. Young of Alaska, Mr. Schiff, Mrs. Bachmann, Ms. Norton, Mr. Hensarling, Mr. Bonner, Mr. Conaway, Mr. Gibbs, Mr. Manzullo, Mr. Schilling, Mr. Thornberry, Mr. Womack, Mr. Rogers of Kentucky, Mr. Olver, Mrs. Adams, Mr. Faleomavaega, Mr. Sablan, Mr. Graves of Missouri, Mr. Grimm, Ms. Pelosi, Mr. Bachus, Mr. Barton of Texas, Mr. Culberson, Mr. Flores, Mr. McCarthy of California, Mr. McClintock, Mr. Renacci, Mr. Rogers of Michigan, Mr. Royce, Mr. Stearns, Mr. Stutzman, Mr. Woodall, Mr. Broun of Georgia, Mr. Amodei, Mr. Bishop of Utah, Mr. Turner of New York, Ms. Wilson of Florida, Mr. Paul, Mr. Tiberi, and Mr. Flake

December 5, 2011

Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed


A BILL

To amend title 36, United States Code, to provide for an additional power for the American Legion under its Federal charter.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Additional power of Americal Legion under Federal charter.

Section 2104 of title 36, United States Code, is amended—

(1) in paragraph (7), by striking “and” at the end;

(2) by redesignating paragraph (8) as paragraph (9); and

(3) by inserting after paragraph (7) the following new paragraph (8):

“(8) provide guidance and leadership to the individual Departments and Posts, but may not control or otherwise influence the specific activities and conduct of the independent, autonomous Departments and Posts; and”.


Union Calendar No. 212

112th CONGRESS
     1st Session
H. R. 2369
[Report No. 112–313]

A BILL
To amend title 36, United States Code, to provide for an additional power for the American Legion under its Federal charter.

December 5, 2011
Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed