H.R. 6494 (111th): To amend the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010 to improve the Littoral Combat Ship program of the Navy.

Dec 02, 2010 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Died (Passed House)
Gene Taylor
Representative for Mississippi's 4th congressional district
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Dec 22, 2010
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This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on December 15, 2010 but was never passed by the Senate.

Introduced Dec 02, 2010
Referred to Committee Dec 02, 2010
Passed House Dec 15, 2010

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15 cosponsors (8D, 7R) (show)

House Armed Services

Seapower and Projection Forces

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12/15/2010--Passed House amended.
Amends provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010 relating to the Navy's littoral combat ship program to:
(1) increase from 10 to 20 the number of such ships authorized to be procured, including any ship control and weapons systems that the Secretary of the Navy determines necessary for such ships;
(2) allow one or more contracts to be entered into for such procurement; and
(3) require the government to be permitted to conduct a competition for an additional shipyard for ship construction, to build a design specification for that ship.

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