Sunday, January 13, 2008

Draft Reinstatement Proposed by Congress in 2007

"To require all persons in the United States between the ages of 18 and 42 to perform national service, either as a member of the uniformed services or in civilian service in furtherance of the national defense and homeland security, to authorize the induction of persons in the uniformed services during wartime to meet end-strength requirements of the uniformed services, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the favorable treatment afforded combat pay under the earned income tax credit, and for other purposes."

Sponsor: Rep. Charles Rangel [D-NY]
Cosponsors: Rep. Yvette Clarke [D-NY], Rep. James McDermott [D-WA]

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