S. 1376 (114th): National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016

The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 is a comprehensive defense spending bill. At over 1,000 pages long it will appropriate funding for procurement, research, and operation of defense technology, establish military policy, and address other matters pertaining to national defense. It has been passed by the House with 19 amendments, and is currently being reviewed by ...

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The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations and authorizations. This is an authorization bill, which directs how federal funds should or should not be used. (It does not set overall spending limits, however, which are the subject of appropriations bills.) Authorizations are typically made for single fiscal years (October 1 through September 30 of the next year) but are often renewed in subsequent law.

Overview

Introduced:

May 19, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 19, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

S. 1356: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 25, 2015. (compare text)
Sponsor:

John McCain

Senator from Arizona

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 19, 2015
Length: 902 pages

History

May 19, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 19, 2015
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee. The Senate Committee on Armed Services issued the report which may provide insight into the purpose of the legislation.

S. 1376 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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