H.R.3695 - To amend title 14, United States Code, to modify the process for congressional nomination of individuals for appointment as cadets at the Coast Guard Academy, and for other purposes.112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Thompson, Bennie G. [D-MS-2] (Introduced 12/15/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||12/16/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3695 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/15/2011)
Modifies the Coast Guard Academy cadet nomination process by requiring that half of each incoming class be composed of cadets nominated by: (1) the Vice President or, if there is no Vice President, the President pro tempore of the Senate; (2) a Senator; (3) a Member of the House of Representatives; and (4) the various delegates to Congress, including a Resident Commissioner and Resident Representative. Entitles each Senator, House Member, Delegate, Resident Commissioner, and Resident Representative to nominate three persons each year.
Requires nominees to be citizens or nationals of the United States and meet any minimum requirements established by the Secretary of the respective department in which the Coast Guard is operating.
Directs the Superintendent of the Academy to furnish any Member of Congress, upon written request, the name of the nominating authority responsible for the nomination of any named or identified person for appointment to the Academy.