Summary: H.R.1658 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/21/2017)

District of Columbia National Guard Home Rule Act

This bill amends the District of Columbia Code to make the Mayor of the District of Columbia (under current law, the President of the United States) the Commander-in-Chief of the National Guard of the District.

Notwithstanding the authority of the Mayor of the District of Columbia as such Commander-in-Chief, the President shall retain control over units and members of the District of Columbia National Guard to conduct necessary and appropriate homeland defense activities.