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 ...
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
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S. 2943 (same title)
Passed House & Senate — Jul 7, 2016
H.R. 4909 is a bill in the United States Congress.
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