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H.R.1585 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008, 110th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jan 15, 2008 On motion to refer the bill and the accompanying veto message to the Committee on Armed Services. Agreed to by voice vote.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Homeland Security

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Armed Services - Military Personnel

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Armed Services - Tactical Air and Land Forces

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Armed Services - Intelligence, Emerging Threats and Capabilities

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Armed Services - Seapower and Projection Forces

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on December 14, 2007, with a roll call of 90 ayes, 3 nays, and 7 not voting.

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  • 68% of users support H.R.1585

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  • H.R.1585 has been viewed 27,594 times

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    • On February 05, 2008, by Anonymous - Are 100% disabled veterans and their dependents now authorized to spae available flights?

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      As noted by Anonymous, a user on OpenCongress.org, on February 05, 2008, "Are 100% disabled veterans and their dependents now authorized to spae available flights?"
    • On January 27, 2008, by Anonymous - Thanks for the follow up donnyshaw.

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    • On January 19, 2008, by Anonymous - Lets hope it becomes law

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    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Bill's Blog › Obama Executive Order 13528 Subverts Posse Comitatus ... - January 21, 2010 by Bill's Blog - On January 11, 2010, President Obama signed Executive Order (EO) 13528 (PDF) — right after the over-hyped Flight 253 'terrorist' attack, the fraudulently engineered Swine Flu pandemic and a few other man-made disasters — that, ...

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      As noted by Bill's Blog on January 21, 2010, "On January 11, 2010, President Obama signed Executive Order (EO) 13528 (PDF) — right after the over-hyped Flight 253 'terrorist' attack, the fraudulently engineered Swine Flu pandemic and a few other man-made disasters — that, ..." (http://www.billslinksandmore.com/Billsblog/2010/01/22/obama-executive-order-13528-subverts-posse-comitatus-act-of-1878/)
    • H.R.1585: FIT Kids Act - U.S. Congress - OpenCongress - March 16, 2009 by opencongress.org - The changes made to the Insurrection Act by the 2007 Defence Authorization Bill were repealed by the 2008 Defense Authorization Bill,(H.R. 1585)which Bush pocket vetoed and the house of reps did not override it and it ... -

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      As noted by opencongress.org on March 16, 2009, "The changes made to the Insurrection Act by the 2007 Defence Authorization Bill were repealed by the 2008 Defense Authorization Bill,(H.R. 1585)which Bush pocket vetoed and the house of reps did not override it and it ... - " (http://www.opencongress.org/bill/111-h1585/show)
    • US and Canada Sign Civil Assistance Plan For A One Nation Support ... - December 20, 2008 by The False Oswalds - Toilet Paper For The Mind - H. R. 1585 (47) - 1.84 MB. Militia Act of 1792, - Constitution.org. Second Congress, Session I. Chapter XXVIII Passed May 2, 1792, Providing for the authority of the President to call out the Militia. Download in pdf form ...

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      As noted by The False Oswalds - Toilet Paper For The Mind on December 20, 2008, "H. R. 1585 (47) - 1.84 MB. Militia Act of 1792, - Constitution.org. Second Congress, Session I. Chapter XXVIII Passed May 2, 1792, Providing for the authority of the President to call out the Militia. Download in pdf form ..." (http://www.thefalseoswalds.com/2008/12/21/us-northern-command-canada-command-establish-new-bilateral-civil-assistance-plan/)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • McCain's Miserable Voting Record on Veteran's Issues - October 09, 2008 by Raising Klaine - ...3874 to H.R. 2764, Vote #437,  12/18/07; S.Amdt.3164 to H.R. 3222, Vote #362, 10/3/07; S.Amdt. 2898 to S. Amdt. 2011 to H.R. 1585, Vote #346,  9/21/07; S. Amdt. 2924 to S.Amdt. 2011 to H.R.1585, Vote #345,  9/21/07; S.Amdt.2 087 to S.Amdt. 2011 to H.

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      As noted by Raising Klaine on October 09, 2008, "...3874 to H.R. 2764, Vote #437,  12/18/07; S.Amdt.3164 to H.R. 3222, Vote #362, 10/3/07; S.Amdt. 2898 to S. Amdt. 2011 to H.R. 1585, Vote #346,  9/21/07; S. Amdt. 2924 to S.Amdt. 2011 to H.R.1585, Vote #345,  9/21/07; S.Amdt.2 087 to S.Amdt. 2011 to H." (http://www.raisingkaine.com/showDiary.do?diaryId=16591)
    • US civilian contractor charged under military law for alleged Iraq ... - April 04, 2008 by JURIST - ... steps [JURIST report] to bring US contractors within the jurisdiction of the military with the 2008 defense authorization bill [HR 1585 materials]. ...

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      As noted by JURIST on April 04, 2008, "... steps [JURIST report] to bring US contractors within the jurisdiction of the military with the 2008 defense authorization bill [HR 1585 materials]. ..." (http://jurist.law.pitt.edu/paperchase/2008/04/us-civilian-contractor-charged-under.php)
    • James Inhofe May Love War But Not Our Soldiers and Not Our Vets - March 16, 2008 by Huffington Post, NY - He voted in July, 2007 against the Hagel amendment to HR 1585, to limit the length of deployment of members of the Armed Forces in Iraq. ...

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      As noted by Huffington Post, NY on March 16, 2008, "He voted in July, 2007 against the Hagel amendment to HR 1585, to limit the length of deployment of members of the Armed Forces in Iraq. ..." (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/howie-klein/james-inhofe-may-love-war_b_91905.html)
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