McGeehans Effort to Discharge Defend the Guard Act Fails

February 05, 2020

CHARLESTON An effort Tuesday by Delegate Pat McGeehan R-Hancock to get a piece of legislation that would prohibit West Virginias National Guard reservists from serving in non-declared war zones failed in a tie vote.

A motion by McGeehan to discharge House Bill 2732 the Defend the Guard Act failed 50-50 but not before a motion to table McGeehans discharge motion by House Majority Leader Amy Summers also failed 50-50 allowing House members to debate the original motion.

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