2009 Regular Session


File Code: Public Safety Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 501
Sponsored By:
Delegates Carter, Ali, Barkley, Benson, Bobo, Braveboy, Carr, Gutierrez, Hixson, Hucker, Lee, Manno, Montgomery, Oaks, Rice, Taylor, and Waldstreicher
Public Safety - National Guard Deployment - Governor's Powers


Requiring the Governor to withhold approval of the transfer of the National Guard to federal control in the absence of an explicit authorization for use of military force adopted by the U.S. Congress and in force on the date of the federal request for transfer or a declaration of war by the U.S. Congress; and authorizing the Governor to request the return of units of the National Guard to the control of the State in specified circumstances.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Health and Government Operations
Hearing 3/11 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Jill P. Carter, District 41
Delegate Saqib Ali, District 39
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate Joanne C. Benson, District 24
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate Aisha N. Braveboy, District 25
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, District 18
Delegate Sheila E. Hixson, District 20
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Roger P. Manno, District 19
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Nathaniel T. Oaks, District 41
Delegate Craig L. Rice, District 15
Delegate Herman L. Taylor, Jr., District 14
Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Armed Forces -see also- Militia
Federal Government

Bill affects the following Statute:

Public Safety
( 13-401 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered