Congressional career. He was elected to the United States House of Representatives by a special election in to fill a vacancy created by the death of Stephen A. Northway, serving the 19th district. Dick was Chairman of the Militia Committee, and sponsored the Militia Act of (the Dick Act).Political party: Republican. EXAMPLES Collected via e-mail, July The Dick Act of also known as the Efficiency of Militia Bill H.R. , of June 28, invalidates all so-called gun-control laws. It also divides the militia into three distinct and separate entities. The three classes H.R. provides for are the organized militia.
Jan 25, · The old militia statutes were repealed and replaced by the Militia Act of , 32 Stat. , commonly known as the ‘‘Dick Act’’ for its sponsor Representative Charles W.F. Dick, a Major General in the Ohio National Guard. Dick (by instruction of the Committee on Militia) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Militia and ordered to be printed. To promote .
Jan 25, · The Dick Act and Gun Control. The Dick Act has long been a part of the Second Amendment debate in the United States, since the Act plainly shows that Militia is not solely the National Guard. These days, however, a ridiculous e-mail is being circulated, which claims that the Dick Act absolutely prohibits any form of gun control for men