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HR 5515 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 - National Key Vote

Zoe Lofgren voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (87-10) - (Key vote)
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Title: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that appropriates funds for the fiscal year 2019 for military and defense activities.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes a total of $198.51 billion for military operation and maintenance, including the following appropriations (Title XLIII, Sec.4301):

    • $41.08 billion for the Army;

    • $49.01 billion for the Navy;

    • $42.1 billion for the Air Force; and

    • $6.87 billion for the Marine Corps.

  • Authorizes $21.85 billion in discretionary funding for the Department of Energy’s national security programs and activities including nuclear nonproliferation, naval reactors, weapons, nuclear waste disposal, and environmental cleanup (Title XLVII, Sec. 4701).

  • Appropriates $5.04 billion for Army training and recruitment (Title XLIII, Sec. 4301).

  • Appropriates $8.26 billion to support Army military base operations (Title XLIII, Sec. 4301).

  • Increases inspection of American exports of technology by establishing stricter guidelines for the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. (CFIUS) (Title XVII, Subtitle A).

  • Prohibits the federal government and its contractors from purchasing or using technology sold by ZTE Corporation or Huawei Technologies Company (Title XVII, Subtitle A).

  • Authorizes $6.3 billion for the European Deterrence Initiative, which is aimed at bolstering defenses in European nations near Russia (Title XXIX, Sec. 2906).

  • Reduces funds for countering the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria from $1.27 billion to $850 million (Title XII, Subtitle C, Sec. 1233).

  • Prohibits funds appropriated in this budget from being used for any activity that recognizes the sovereignty of the Russian Federation over Crimea (Title XII, Subtitle D, Sec. 1241).

  • Appropriates $59.62 million for U.S. Forces in Korea (Title XLIII, Sec. 4301).

  • Prohibits funds appropriated in this budget from being used for the release or transfer of any individual detained at Guantanamo Bay (Title X, Subtitle C, Sec. 1033).

  • Specifies the maximum number of military personnel authorized to be on active duty at any given time, as follows (Title, IV,Subtitle A, Sec. 401):

    • Army: 487,500

    • Navy: 335,400

    • Marine Corps: 186,100

    • Air Force: 329,100

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (359-54) - (Key vote)
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Title: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that appropriates funds for the fiscal year 2019 for military and defense activities.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes a total of $198.51 billion for military operation and maintenance, including the following appropriations (Title XLIII, Sec.4301):

    • $41.08 billion for the Army;

    • $49.01 billion for the Navy;

    • $42.1 billion for the Air Force; and

    • $6.87 billion for the Marine Corps.

  • Authorizes $21.85 billion in discretionary funding for the Department of Energy’s national security programs and activities including nuclear nonproliferation, naval reactors, weapons, nuclear waste disposal, and environmental cleanup (Title XLVII, Sec. 4701).

  • Appropriates $5.04 billion for Army training and recruitment (Title XLIII, Sec. 4301).

  • Appropriates $8.26 billion to support Army military base operations (Title XLIII, Sec. 4301).

  • Increases inspection of American exports of technology by establishing stricter guidelines for the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. (CFIUS) (Title XVII, Subtitle A).

  • Prohibits the federal government and its contractors from purchasing or using technology sold by ZTE Corporation or Huawei Technologies Company (Title XVII, Subtitle A).

  • Authorizes $6.3 billion for the European Deterrence Initiative, which is aimed at bolstering defenses in European nations near Russia (Title XXIX, Sec. 2906).

  • Reduces funds for countering the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria from $1.27 billion to $850 million (Title XII, Subtitle C, Sec. 1233).

  • Prohibits funds appropriated in this budget from being used for any activity that recognizes the sovereignty of the Russian Federation over Crimea (Title XII, Subtitle D, Sec. 1241).

  • Appropriates $59.62 million for U.S. Forces in Korea (Title XLIII, Sec. 4301).

  • Prohibits funds appropriated in this budget from being used for the release or transfer of any individual detained at Guantanamo Bay (Title X, Subtitle C, Sec. 1033).

  • Specifies the maximum number of military personnel authorized to be on active duty at any given time, as follows (Title, IV,Subtitle A, Sec. 401):

    • Army: 487,500

    • Navy: 335,400

    • Marine Corps: 186,100

    • Air Force: 329,100

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (85-10) - (Key vote)
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Title: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass with amendment a bill that establishes the defense budget for the fiscal year 2019.

Highlights:

 

  • Appropriates a total of $200.35 billion as a base budget for the Department of Defense and $46.83 billion for overseas contingency operations and maintenance (Title XLII, Secs. 4302-4302).

  • Authorizes $145.16 billion for military personnel and an additional $4.66 billion specifically for military personnel in overseas contingency operations (Title XLIV, Secs. 4401-4402).

  • Authorizes $21.7 billion in discretionary funding to the Department of Energy for nuclear waste disposal and defense environmental cleanup (Title XLVII, Sec. 4701).

  • Prohibits funds appropriated in this budget from being used for the release or transfer of any individual detained at Guantanamo Bay (Title X, Subtitle C, Sec. 1021).

  • Prohibits funds appropriated in this budget from being used for any activity that recognizes the sovereignty of the Russian Federation over Crimea (Title XII, Subtitle D, Sec. 1232).

  • Prohibits the federal government and its contractors from purchasing or using technology sold by ZTE Corporation or Huawei Technologies Company (Title VIII, Subtitle H, Sec. 884).

  • Authorizes an appropriation of $335.24 million for the Department of Defense Cooperative Threat Reduction Program for offensive arms elimination, chemical weapons destruction, proliferation prevention and global nuclear security (Title XIII, Sec. 1302).

  • Specifies the maximum number of military personnel who can be on active duty at any given time, as follows (Title IV, Subtitle A, Sec. 401):

    • Army: 485,741

    • Navy: 331,900

    • Marine Corps: 186,100

    • Air Force: 325,720

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (351-66) - (Key vote)
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Title: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes the defense budget for the fiscal year 2019.

Highlights:
  • Appropriates $147.5 billion for military personnel (Title LXXIV, Sec. 7401)
  • Authorizes $21.1 billion in discretionary funding for the Department of Energy’s national security programs and activities including nuclear nonproliferation, naval reactors, weapons, nuclear waste disposal, and environmental cleanup (Title LXXVII, Sec. 7701).
  • Appropriates $48.8 billion for Ukraine security assistance (Title LXXIII, Sec. 7302).

  • Appropriates $2.7 billion to the Coast Guard for equipment and facilities and $7.9 billion for operation and maintenance costs that are not otherwise provided for (Title XLII, Sec. 4202).

  • Appropriates $1.2 billion to the Army for procuring missiles for overseas contingency operations (Title LXXI, Sec. 7102).

  • Appropriates $59.62 million for U.S. Forces in Korea (Title LXXIII, Sec. 7301).

  • Prohibits funds appropriated in this budget from being used for the release or transfer of any individual detained at Guantanamo Bay (Title X, Subtitle B, Sec. 1032).

  • Prohibits the federal government and its contractors from purchasing or using technology sold by ZTE Corporation or Huawei Technologies Company (Title VIII, Subtitle F, Sec. 880).

  • Authorizes $9.8 billion for the European Deterrence Initiative to bolster defenses in European nations near Russia (Title XIII, Subtitle D, Sec. 1235).

  • Reduces funds for countering the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria from $1.27 billion to $850 million (Title XII, Subtitle C, Sec. 1221).

  • Prohibits funds appropriated in this budget from being used for any activity that recognizes the sovereignty of the Russian Federation over Crimea (Title XII, Subtitle D, Sec. 1231).

  • Specifies that beginning in September of 2018, the maximum number of military personnel who can be on active duty at any given time is the following (Title IV, Subtitle A, Sec. 401):

    • Army: 487,500

    • Navy: 335,400

    • Marine Corps: 186,100

    • Air Force: 329,100

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019

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