MLHS CONGRESS FALL 2009
(BASED ON PRINCETON MODEL CONGRESS)
Committee: Armed Services
Principal Author: Garret Gotthelf
Bill No: H.R.
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Title of Bill: Age of Service
BE IT ENACTED OR RESOLVED OR AMENDED BY THE MOUNTAIN LAKES GOV MODEL CONGRESS
Preamble: The purpose of this bill is to give American soldier ranging from the ages 18-20
the right to possess, purchase, and drink alcoholic products. This bill will give soldiers
under the age of 21 to have and drink alcohol within their bases. This bill will also force
bartenders and public places with an alcohol licenses to serve soldiers under the age of 21
alcohols if they choose to buy it.
SECTION 1: Let all men and women, under the age of 21, in service with the United States
Armed Forces, be excused from the National Minimum Drinking Age Act of 1984.
SECTION 2: Let all bases associated with The United States Armed Service be able to
serve products containing alcohol to those mentioned in SECTION 1 as well as other
members of the Armed Services.
SECTION 3: All should know that there will be a limit set upon the bases defined in
SECTION 2 so that no personnel should test higher than a .06 on a blood-alcohol test.
SECTION 4: Let it be known that random blood-alcohol tests may be assessed upon
personnel inside of Armed Forces’ Bases.
SECTION 5: Let states receive federal funding
Sub-SECTION A: 10% increases in funding for military base construction when
adopting SECTION 2.
Sub-SECTION B: A tax break for all areas that already possess military bases.
SECTION 6: This bill will go into affect 120 days after passage.