Category Archives: Authorizations

HR2810 Defense Authorization (Conference Report)

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending November 17, 2017 HR2810 Defense Authorization (Conference Report) Brief – The Conference Report would authorize funding for the Department of Defense and other related agencies, programs, and operations for Fiscal Year 2018. It authorizes approximately $634.2 billion in base budget authority ($605.5 billion for the Department of Defense (DOD), $20.6 billion […]

H.R.1235 – Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending September 29, 2017 H.R.1235 – Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Act Brief – The Congress finds the following:   (1) On December 21, 1891, a young physical education instructor named James Naismith, introduced the game of “basket ball” to his physical education class, in Springfield, Massachusetts. (2) In […]

H.R.3180 – Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending July 28, 2017 H.R.3180 – Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 Brief – The bill aims to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2018 for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government, the Community Management Account, and the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System, and for other purposes […]

HR 2810 Defense Authorization Amendments

An amendment, offered by Mr. Thornberry, numbered 1 printed in Part B of House Report 115-212 to make several technical and conforming changes to the bill On agreeing to the Thornberry amendment; Agreed to by voice vote. An amendment, offered by Mr. Conaway, numbered 2 printed in Part B of House Report 115-212 to prohibit […]

HR 2810 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending July 14, 2017 HR 2810 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 Brief – (All data; CBO) “H.R. 2810 would authorize appropriations totaling an estimated $689 billion for the military functions of the Department of Defense (DoD), for certain activities of the Department of Energy (DOE), and for other purposes. […]

HR 2810 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending July 14, 2017 HR 2810 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 Brief – (All data; CBO) “H.R. 2810 would authorize appropriations totaling an estimated $689 billion for the military functions of the Department of Defense (DoD), for certain activities of the Department of Energy (DOE), and for other purposes. […]

HR 244 Omnibus Spending for FY 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending May 5, 2017 HR 244 Omnibus Spending for FY 2017 Brief – The bill began as aiming to provide awards from the White House to businesses that hire veterans and was tagged to be the vehicle for the Omnibus spending for fiscal year 2017. Providing $1.6 trillion to fund the government […]

S.1635 – Department of State Operations Authorization and Embassy Security Act, Fiscal Year 2016

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending December 9, 2016 S.1635 – Department of State Operations Authorization and Embassy Security Act, Fiscal Year 2016 Brief – S. 1635 would make several changes to Department of State operations. In total, CBO estimates that implementing the act would cost $37 million over the 2017-2021 period, assuming appropriation of the estimated amounts. […]

H.R.6393 – Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending December 2, 2016 H.R.6393 – Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 Brief – The bill aims “To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2017 for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government, the Community Management Account, and the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System, and for other purposes.” […]