2009 Regular Session


File Code: Public Safety Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 907
Sponsored By:
Senators Madaleno, Harrington, Lenett, Pinsky, Pugh, and Raskin
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.
Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Re-assigned Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Hearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.
Hearing cancelled
Hearing 3/4 at 1:00 p.m.
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator David C. Harrington, District 47
Senator Mike Lenett, District 19
Senator Paul G. Pinsky, District 22
Senator Catherine E. Pugh, District 40
Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20

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