H.R.7694 - An act to authorize the Secretary of Defense to provide civilian career employees of the Department of Defense who are residents of Guam, the Virgin Islands, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the same relative rotation rights as apply to other career employees, to authorize the Delegates in Congress from Guam and the Virgin Islands to have two appointments at a time, rather than one appointment, to each of the service academies, and to authorize the establishment of a National Guard in Guam.96th Congress (1979-1980)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Won Pat, Antonio B. [D-GU-At Large] (Introduced 06/27/1980)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services; Post Office and Civil Service | Senate - Armed Services|
|Committee Reports:||S.Rept 96-1053; H.Rept 96-1226 Part 1|
|Latest Action:||12/24/1980 Public Law 96-600. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.7694 — 96th Congress (1979-1980)All Information (Except Text)
(Measure passed Senate, amended)
Passed Senate amended (12/12/1980)
Authorizes the Secretary of Defense to make civilian employees of the Department of Defense, who are residents of Guam, the Virgin Islands, or Puerto Rico at the time of their employment, eligible for assignment rotation to duty outside such territories and the United States.
Authorizes the delegates to Congress from the Virgin Islands and Guam to have two appointments each (presently one appointment) for attendance at the United States Military Academy, the United States Naval Academy, and the United States Air Force Academy. Makes such nominations effective for academic years beginning more than one year after the date of enactment of this Act.
Authorizes the establishment of an Army National Guard and Air National Guard in Guam.