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H.RES.75: Recognizing 376 years of service of the National Guard and affirming congressional support for a permanent Operational Reserve as a component of the Armed Forces.

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Sponsor Candice S. Miller, R-Mich.
Total Cosponsors 28 (9 Democrats, 19 Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 15, 2013
Latest Major Action Feb. 28, 2013
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Bill Summary

Recognizes: (1) the critical importance of the Operational Reserve as a component of the Armed Forces, particularly as a means of preserving combat power during a time of budget austerity; and (2) the dual-status, state-federal National Guard as the foundation of the Operational Reserve and of military manpower.

Expresses support for making the Operational Reserve permanent.

Repudiates proposals to return the Reserve Components to a diminished or purely strategic role in national security.

Affirms the growth of the Operational Reserve as circumstances warrant.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 28, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
Feb. 15, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.