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HB 465: United States Armed Forces

GENERAL BILL by Sirois ; Gregory ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Benjamin ; Byrd ; Duggan ; Fischer ; Killebrew ; Mooney

United States Armed Forces; Revises definitions to include U.S. Space Force; revises officers authorized to take or administer oaths; revises military branches for which official called to active service may receive leave of absence; updates military base names; exempts post exchanges operated by U.S. Space Force from paying certain tax; revises uniforms protected from imitation to include U.S. Space Force uniforms; prohibits soliciting or persuading another not to enlist with U.S. Space Force; authorizes condominium owners & homeowners to display U.S. Space Force flag; authorizes U.S. Space Force members to own, possess, & use firearms & other weapons during certain periods.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 3/3/2022 House - Laid on Table, refer to CS/SB 438
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/2/2021 House • Filed
11/10/2021 House • Referred to Local Administration & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
• Referred to Judiciary Committee
• Referred to State Affairs Committee
• Now in Local Administration & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
11/23/2021 House • Added to Local Administration & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee agenda
12/1/2021 House • Favorable by Local Administration & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
• Reported out of Local Administration & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
• Now in Judiciary Committee
1/11/2022 House • Added to Judiciary Committee agenda
• 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
1/13/2022 House • Favorable by Judiciary Committee
• Reported out of Judiciary Committee
• Now in State Affairs Committee
1/18/2022 House • Added to State Affairs Committee agenda
1/20/2022 House • Favorable by State Affairs Committee
• Reported out of State Affairs Committee
• Bill released to House Calendar
• Added to Second Reading Calendar
2/28/2022 House • Bill added to Special Order Calendar (3/3/2022)
3/3/2022 House • Substituted CS/SB 438
• Laid on Table, refer to CS/SB 438