About the bill
H.R. 5515 authorizes and prioritizes funding for the Department of Defense (DoD) and military activities and construction, and prescribes military personnel strengths for Fiscal Year 2019. The bill complies with the bipartisan budget agreement and authorizes $639.1 billion in base funding. Further, the bill authorizes an additional $69 billion in the Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) fund to cover contingency operations. When factoring in $8.9 billion for mandatory defense spending, a total of $717 billion is authorized to be appropriated. Significant provisions of the legislation include:
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 13th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 19, 2018
Length: 1254 pages
H.R. 5515 is a bill in the United States Congress.
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