H. R. 1462
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 28, 2019
Mr. O'Halleran introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services
To direct the Secretary of Defense to submit periodic reports on the cost of presidential travel, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Protecting Defense Dollars Act.
Reports on cost of presidential travel
Not later than 90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, and every 90 days thereafter, the Secretary of Defense, in consultation with the Secretary of the Air Force, shall submit to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives a report detailing the direct and indirect costs to the Department of Defense in support of presidential travel. Each such report shall include costs incurred for travel to a property owned or operated by the individual serving as President or an immediate family member of such individual.
Immediate family member defined
In this section, the term
immediate family member means the spouse of such individual, the adult or minor child of such individual, or the spouse of an adult child of such individual.