Category Archives: Military

HR 3219 House Amendments

HR 3219 House Amendments An amendment, offered by Mr. Connolly, numbered 1 printed in House Report 115-259 to increase funding for the Government Accountability Office (GAO). On agreeing to the Connolly amendment; Failed by voice vote An amendment, offered by Mrs. Love, numbered 2 printed in House Report 115-259 to expand the permissible uses of […]

H.R.3219 – Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending July 28, 2017 H.R.3219 – Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018 Brief – The bill provide appropriations for most military functions of the Department of Defense. The defense provisions in Division A do not provide appropriations for military construction, military family housing, civil defense, and military nuclear warheads, for which requirements […]

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. […]

H.R.1541 – To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to acquire certain property related to the Fort Scott National Historic Site in Fort Scott, Kansas, and for other purposes.

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending July 14, 2017 H.R.1541 – To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to acquire certain property related to the Fort Scott National Historic Site in Fort Scott, Kansas, and for other purposes. Brief – The boundary of the Fort Scott National Historic Site established in 1978 can expand through donations of […]

H.R.2258 – ADVANCE Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending June 23, 2017 H.R.2258 – ADVANCE Act Brief – H.R. 2258 exempts current members of the armed services or reserve components from certain testing requirements to obtain commercial driver’s licenses if they had qualifying experience while serving in the armed services or reserve components.     H.R. 2258 extends this exemption to […]

H.R.1726 – Coast Guard Improvement and Reform Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending June 23, 2017 H.R.1726 – Coast Guard Improvement and Reform Act of 2017 Brief – “H.R. 1726 would reorganize, but not substantively alter, provisions of law that govern the authority of the U.S. Coast Guard. The bill would clarify the duties and defense-related responsibilities of that agency and establish a uniform […]

H.R.1073 – To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to establish a structure for visitor services on the Arlington Ridge tract, in the area of the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial, and for other purposes.

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending June 23, 2017 H.R.1073 – To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to establish a structure for visitor services on the Arlington Ridge tract, in the area of the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial, and for other purposes. Brief – “H.R. 1073 would authorize the National Park Service (NPS) to construct […]

S.J.Res.42 – A joint resolution relating to the disapproval of the proposed export to the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia of certain defense articles

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending June 16, 2017 S.J.Res.42 – A joint resolution relating to the disapproval of the proposed export to the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia of certain defense articles Brief – The resolution of disapproval would impact part of the arms deal Trump made with the Saudis during his recent visit […]