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H.R.747: To amend the Military Selective Service Act to require the registration of women with the Selective Service System in light of the Department of Defense elimination of the rule excluding women from direct ground combat assignments in the Armed Forces.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
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Sponsor Charles B. Rangel, D-N.Y.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced Feb. 15, 2013
Latest Major Action March 6, 2013
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Bill Summary

Amends the Military Selective Service Act to include females (under current law, only males) between the ages of 18 and 26 within military service registration requirements.

Makes such amendment effective 60 days after the enactment of this Act.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 6, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
Feb. 15, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.