Category Archives: National Security

H.R.2427 – Pathways to Improving Homeland Security At the Local Level Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending September 15, 2017 H.R.2427 – Pathways to Improving Homeland Security At the Local Level Act Brief – HR 2427 would ‘amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002, to direct the Assistant Secretary for State and Local Law Enforcement to produce and disseminate an annual catalog on Department of Homeland Security training, […]

H.R.3364 – Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending July 28, 2017 H.R.3364 – Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act Brief – The bill states its purpose “To provide congressional review and to counter aggression by the Governments of Iran, the Russian Federation, and North Korea, and for other purposes.” To that end – H.R.3364 – Countering America’s Adversaries Through […]

H.R.3364 – Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending July 28, 2017 H.R.3364 – Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act Brief – The bill states its purpose “To provide congressional review and to counter aggression by the Governments of Iran, the Russian Federation, and North Korea, and for other purposes.” To that end – Iran. Not later than 180 days […]

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 […]

H.R.3210 – SECRET Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending July 28, 2017 H.R.3210 – SECRET Act of 2017 Brief – The bill requires the Director of the National Background Investigations Bureau to submit a report on the backlog of personnel security clearance investigations, and for other purposes. To that end not later than 90 days after the date of enactment […]

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. […]