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National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019

This bill authorizes FY2019 appropriations and sets forth policies regarding the military activities of the Department of Defense (DOD), military construction, and the national security programs of the Department of Energy (DOE). It does not provide budget authority, which is provided in subsequent appropriations legislation.

The bill authorizes appropriations to DOD for: (1) Procurement, including helicopters, combat vehicles, weapons, aircraft, shipbuilding and conversion, and missiles; (2) Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation; and (3) Operation and Maintenance.

The bill also authorizes the FY2019 personnel strength for active duty and reserve forces.

National Guard Promotion Accountability Act

The bill authorizes appropriations and sets forth policies regarding military personnel; compensation and other personnel benefits; health care; acquisition policy and management; DOD organization and management; civilian personnel matters; matters relating to foreign nations; cooperative threat reduction; working capital funds; chemical agents and munitions destruction; drug interdiction and counter-drug activities; the Defense Inspector General; the Defense Health Program; the National Defense Sealift Fund; Overseas Contingency Operations; and strategic programs, cyber, and intelligence matters.

Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019

The bill authorizes appropriations and sets forth policies regarding military construction for the Army, Navy, Air Force, defense agencies, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Security Investment Program, and Guard and Reserve Forces facilities.

The bill authorizes appropriations for base realignment and closure (BRAC) activities and prohibits an additional BRAC round.

The bill also authorizes appropriations and sets forth policies for DOE national security programs, including the National Nuclear Security Administration, and Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board.

The bill authorizes appropriations for Naval Petroleum Reserves and maritime matters.

Policy Area

Armed Forces and National Security

Legislative Terms

  • administrative remedies
  • advanced technology and technological innovations
  • advisory bodies
  • afghanistan
  • africa
  • air quality
  • alliances
  • alternative and renewable resources
  • arctic and polar regions
  • arizona
  • armed forces retirement home
  • arms control and nonproliferation
  • asia
  • assault and harassment offenses
  • atmospheric science and weather
  • aviation and airports
  • birds
  • burkina faso
  • caribbean area
  • cemeteries and funerals
  • chad
  • chemical and biological weapons
  • child care and development
  • china
  • climate change and greenhouse gases
  • coast guard
  • collective security
  • computer security and identity theft
  • computers and information technology
  • conflicts and wars
  • congressional oversight
  • crime victims
  • criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation
  • cuba
  • defense spending
  • department of defense
  • department of energy
  • department of homeland security
  • department of veterans affairs
  • department of the interior
  • detention of persons
  • diplomacy, foreign officials, americans abroad
  • disability and paralysis
  • domestic violence and child abuse
  • drug trafficking and controlled substances
  • education programs funding
  • electric power generation and transmission
  • elementary and secondary education
  • emergency medical services and trauma care
  • employee hiring
  • employment and training programs
  • endangered and threatened species
  • energy research
  • environmental health
  • europe
  • executive agency funding and structure
  • federal officials
  • firearms and explosives
  • fires
  • first responders and emergency personnel
  • florida
  • foreign aid and international relief
  • forests, forestry, trees
  • government employee pay, benefits, personnel management
  • government information and archives
  • government studies and investigations
  • government trust funds
  • guam
  • hazardous wastes and toxic substances
  • health care costs and insurance
  • health facilities and institutions
  • health information and medical records
  • health personnel
  • hearing, speech, and vision care
  • higher education
  • historic sites and heritage areas
  • homeland security
  • illinois
  • immunology and vaccination
  • india
  • industrial facilities
  • insects
  • intelligence activities, surveillance, classified information
  • international organizations and cooperation
  • internet and video services
  • iran
  • israel
  • judicial review and appeals
  • kansas
  • kentucky
  • land transfers
  • latin america
  • licensing and registrations
  • mali
  • mammals
  • manufacturing
  • marshall islands
  • mauritania
  • medical education
  • metals
  • micronesia
  • middle east
  • military assistance, sales, and agreements
  • military command and structure
  • military education and training
  • military facilities and property
  • military history
  • military law
  • military medicine
  • military operations and strategy
  • military personnel and dependents
  • military procurement, research, weapons development
  • military readiness
  • minority education
  • motor vehicles
  • national guard and reserves
  • natural disasters
  • navigation, waterways, harbors
  • neurological disorders
  • new mexico
  • nicaragua
  • niger
  • noise pollution
  • north korea
  • nuclear power
  • nuclear weapons
  • oil and gas
  • pacific ocean
  • palau
  • parks, recreation areas, trails
  • performance measurement
  • poland
  • political movements and philosophies
  • pollution liability
  • prescription drugs
  • public contracts and procurement
  • public utilities and utility rates
  • public-private cooperation
  • reconstruction and stabilization
  • religion
  • research administration and funding
  • research and development
  • rule of law and government transparency
  • russia
  • sanctions
  • saudi arabia
  • science and engineering education
  • service animals
  • sex offenses
  • small business
  • soil pollution
  • solid waste and recycling
  • somalia
  • south korea
  • sovereignty, recognition, national governance and status
  • spacecraft and satellites
  • special education
  • strategic materials and reserves
  • syria
  • taiwan
  • technology assessment
  • technology transfer and commercialization
  • telephone and wireless communication
  • tennessee
  • terrorism
  • texas
  • transportation safety and security
  • turkey
  • u.s. and foreign investments
  • u.s. territories and protectorates
  • ukraine
  • unemployment
  • user charges and fees
  • venezuela
  • veterans' medical care
  • water quality
  • water use and supply
  • women's health
  • worker safety and health
  • yemen