H.R.1658 - District of Columbia National Guard Home Rule Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large] (Introduced 03/21/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Oversight and Government Reform; Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/05/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1658 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
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.