S.242 - Guardians of Freedom Act of 2011

A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to enhance the roles and responsibilities of the Chief of the National Guard Bureau. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to enhance the roles and responsibilities of the Chief of the National Guard Bureau. as introduced.
  • Short: Guardians of Freedom Act of 2011 as introduced.

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John Rockefeller

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Official Summary

Guardians of Freedom Act of 2011 - Directs the Chief of the National Guard Bureau (Chief) to serve as an advocate and liaison for the National Guard of each state, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the District of Columbia, Guam, and the Virgin Islands (the states and such areas) and inform

Official Summary

Guardians of Freedom Act of 2011 - Directs the Chief of the National Guard Bureau (Chief) to serve as an advocate and liaison for the National Guard of each state, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the District of Columbia, Guam, and the Virgin Islands (the states and such areas) and inform such National Guards of all actions that could affect their federal or state missions, including any equipment level or force structure changes. Requires the Chief to:
(1) be a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, with responsibility for advocating for the National Guards of the states and such areas; and
(2) consult with state governors and adjutants general before any changes are made in National Guard force structure or equipment levels.

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Organizations Supporting S.242

  • The National Guard Association of the United States

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