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Short Titles as Introduced

Coast Guard Academy Opportunity Act

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Official Title as Introduced

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.

Actions Overview (1)

04/11/2013Introduced in House

All Actions (4)

04/12/2013Referred to the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
04/11/2013Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
Action By: House of Representatives
04/11/2013Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E425)
Action By: House of Representatives
04/11/2013Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Transportation and Infrastructure04/11/2013 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation04/12/2013 Referred to

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Introduced in House (04/11/2013)

Coast Guard Academy Opportunity Act - 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 the Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico. Entitles each Senator, House Member, Delegate, and Resident Commissioner 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.