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H.R. 2810: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 2810 authorizes and prioritizes funding for the Department of Defense (DoD) and military activities and construction, and prescribes military personnel strengths for Fiscal Year 2018. The bill authorizes $613.8 billion in base funding, including a $28.5 billion increase above the President’s budget for essential readiness recovery. Further, the bill authorizes an additional $10 billion in the Overseas Contingency Operations fund (OCO) for base requirements, and an additional $64.6 billion in the OCO fund to cover contingency operations. When factoring in $7.5 billion for ...

Sponsor and status

Mac Thornberry

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 13th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Nov 17, 2017
Length: 740 pages
Introduced:

Jun 7, 2017

Status:

Passed House & Senate (President next) on Nov 16, 2017

This bill was passed by Congress on November 16, 2017 and goes to the President next.

History

Jun 7, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jun 21, 2017
 
Considered by Tactical Air and Land Forces

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jun 22, 2017
 
Considered by Seapower and Projection Forces

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jun 28, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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.

Jul 11, 2017
 
Considered by House Committee on Rules

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jul 12, 2017
 
Considered by House Committee on Rules

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jul 14, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Sep 18, 2017
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Sep 18, 2017
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Printed as Passed.

Nov 9, 2017
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Nov 13, 2017
 
Considered by House Committee on Rules

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Nov 14, 2017
 
Conference Report Agreed to by House (Senate next)

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The House approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The Senate must also approve the conference report.

Nov 16, 2017
 
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2810 is 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.

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