West Virginia House Rejects Motion To Advance ‘Defend the Guard Act’

A bill requiring an official declaration of war from U.S. Congress to deploy members of the West Virginia National Guard overseas remains inactive, despite a robust conversation on the West Virginia House floor Tuesday.  

Del. Pat McGeehan, R-Hancock, is the lead sponsor behind House Bill 2732, otherwise dubbed the “Defend the Guard Act.” McGeehan has proposed such an act every year since being elected to the House in 2015.  

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