S. 981 (112th): National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012


May 12, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 12, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Carl Levin

Senator from Michigan



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Last Updated: May 12, 2011
Length: 346 pages

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H.R. 1540 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Dec 31, 2011

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2012 for military activities of the Department of Defense and for military construction, to prescribe military personnel strengths for fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/12/2011--Introduced.National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 - Authorizes appropriations for the Department of Defense (DOD) for FY2012 for:(1) procurement, including aircraft, missiles, weapons and tracked combat vehicles, ammunition, ... Read more >

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May 12, 2011

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H.R. 1540 (Related)
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 31, 2011

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