Apr 12, 2016
Passed House on May 18, 2016
This bill passed in the House on May 18, 2016 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Representative for Texas's 13th congressional district
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Last Updated: May 26, 2016
Length: 1576 pages
31% chance of being enacted (details)
- See Instead:
S. 2943 (same title)
Passed House & Senate — Jul 7, 2016
About the bill
To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2017 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) is an annual federal spending bill that sets funding levels and outlines spending priorities for the military. Defense spending constituted $602 billion or 16 percent of the federal budget last year, and 54 percent of so-called “discretionary spending” over which Congress exercises yearly control. This makes the NDAA one of the most important bills ...
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 4909 — 114th Congress: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr4909
“H.R. 4909 — 114th Congress: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017.” www.GovTrack.us. 2016. September 27, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr4909>
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