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Title: Fact Sheet: Selected Highlights of the FY2017 National Defense Authorization Act(H.R. 4909, S. 2943)
Authors: Lynn M. Williams
Pat Towell
Keywords: National Defense Authorization Act
Budget Control Act (BCA)
Issue Date: 19-Dec-2016
Publisher: Congressional Research Service
Citation: Unlimited Distribution
Series/Report no.: Congressional Research Service Report
Abstract: This CRS Fact Sheet is designed as a time-urgent product offering Members the best available information pending publication of a CRS report on the FY2017 defense funding legislation. Following are selected highlights of the conference agreement on the FY2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The conference report (H.Rept. 114-840), filed in the House on November 30, 2016, resulted from negotiations between the House and Senate on House-passed H.R. 4909 and Senate-passed S. 2943. The agreement authorizes $611.2 billion in discretionary funding for national defense activities within the jurisdictions of the House and Senate Armed Services Committees. Table 1 provides a summary of amounts recommended for authorization by the conferees. Table 2 provides a summary of selected congressional budget reductions and restrictions, and Table 3 provides a summary of selected Administration policy and cost-cutting proposals. Table 4 provides a summary of selected congressional budget increases and policy initiatives.
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