Senate Bill 2226
118th Congress(2023-2024)
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2024
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Amendments
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Passed Senate on Jul 27, 2023
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
Jul 11, 2023
Latest Action
Jul 27, 2023
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
2226
Congress
118
Policy Area
Armed Forces and National Security
Armed Forces and National Security
Primary focus of measure is military operations and spending, facilities, procurement and weapons, personnel, intelligence; strategic materials; war and emergency powers; veterans’ issues. Measures concerning alliances and collective security, arms sales and military assistance, or arms control may fall under International Affairs policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Democrat
Rhode Island
Senate Votes (1)
House Votes (0)
checkPassed on July 28, 2023
Question
On Passage of the Bill
Status
Passed
Type
Roll Call Vote
Roll Call Vote
A vote that records the individual position of each Member who voted. Such votes occurring on the House floor (by the "yeas and nays" or by "recorded vote") are taken by electronic device. The Senate has no electronic voting system; in such votes, Senators answer "yea" or "nay" as the clerk calls each name aloud. Each vote is compiled by clerks and receives a roll call number (referenced in Congress.gov as a "Record Vote" [Senate] or "Roll no." [House]).
Result
Bill Passed
Roll Number
212
Senate Roll Call Votes
Summary

National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2024

This bill authorizes FY2024 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, military construction, and the national security programs of the Department of Energy (DOE). The bill authorizes appropriations, but does not provide budget authority, which is provided by appropriations legislation.

DIVISION A--DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE AUTHORIZATIONS

TITLE I--PROCUREMENT

This title authorizes appropriations for the acquisition or modification of various military items (such as aircraft, ships, tracked combat vehicles, missiles, and ammunition) and sets policy for certain procurement programs.

TITLE II--RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, TEST, AND EVALUATION

This title authorizes appropriations for research, development, test, and evaluation (RDT&E) and sets policy for certain RDT&E activities, such as microelectronics and artificial intelligence.

TITLE III--OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE

This title authorizes appropriations for operation and maintenance (O&M) and sets policy for certain O&M programs, such as sustainable aviation fuel and the treatment of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).

TITLE IV--MILITARY PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATIONS

This title authorizes appropriations for military personnel, sets active component and reserve component end-strength levels, and authorizes certain end-strength variations.

TITLE V--MILITARY PERSONNEL POLICY

This title sets policy regarding officer personnel, reserve component management, military records, military justice and other legal matters, servicemember education and training, family readiness and dependents' education, junior reserve officers' training corps, awards and decorations, and enhanced recruiting efforts.

TITLE VI--COMPENSATION AND OTHER PERSONNEL BENEFITS

This title sets policy regarding various aspects of military compensation, including allowances, bonus and incentive pays, and other compensation matters.

TITLE VII--HEALTH CARE PROVISIONS

This title sets policy regarding military health care, including TRICARE.

TITLE VIII--ACQUISITION POLICY, ACQUISITION MANAGEMENT, AND RELATED MATTERS

This title sets policy regarding acquisitions and acquisition management, general contracting authorities, industrial base matters, and small businesses.

TITLE IX--DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT

This title sets policy regarding the Office of the Secretary of Defense and DOD organization and management.

TITLE X--GENERAL PROVISIONS

This title sets policy in various areas, including financial matters, counterdrug activity, naval vessels, and counterterrorism.

TITLE XI--CIVILIAN PERSONNEL MATTERS

This title sets policy for various matters related to DOD civilian employees, such as direct hire authorities, premium pay, and certain limitations on dual pay. This title also establishes a Civilian Cybersecurity Reserve.

TITLE XII--MATTERS RELATING TO FOREIGN NATIONS

This title sets policy for various matters related to DOD interactions with foreign nations, including security cooperation initiatives. It includes subtitles related to (1) Syria, Iraq, and Iran; (2) Europe and Russia; and (3) the Indo-Pacific region.

TITLE XIII--COOPERATIVE THREAT REDUCTION

This title allocates amounts authorized for the Cooperative Threat Reduction Program for specified purposes.

TITLE XIV--OTHER AUTHORIZATIONS

This title authorizes appropriations for specified working capital and revolving funds and for other programs, including chemical agents and munitions destruction, drug interdiction and counter-drug activities, and the defense health program. It also sets policy regarding national defense stockpile requirements.

TITLE XV--SPACE ACTIVITIES, STRATEGIC PROGRAMS, AND INTELLIGENCE
MATTERS

This title sets policy for various matters related to space activities, nuclear forces, missile defense, and electronic warfare.

TITLE XVI--CYBERSPACE-RELATED MATTERS

This title sets policy on cyberspace-related matters, such as cyber incident reporting.

TITLE XVII--SPACE FORCE PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT

This title sets policy with regards to the management of Space Force military personnel, including (1) transitions between active, inactive, and retired status; (2) appointment and promotion of officers; (3) enlistment qualifications; and (4) separations.

DIVISION B--MILITARY CONSTRUCTION AUTHORIZATIONS

TITLE XXI--ARMY MILITARY CONSTRUCTION

This title authorizes appropriations for (1) specified Army construction and land acquisition projects; and (2) new construction, improvements, and planning for Army family housing. This title also extends the authorization of certain projects from previous fiscal years.

TITLE XXII--NAVY MILITARY CONSTRUCTION

This title authorizes appropriations for (1) specified Navy construction and land acquisition projects; and (2) new construction, improvements, and planning for Navy family housing. This title also extends the authorization of certain projects from previous fiscal years.

TITLE XXIII--AIR FORCE MILITARY CONSTRUCTION

This title authorizes appropriations for (1) specified Air Force construction and land acquisition projects, and (2) improvements and planning for Air Force family housing. This title also extends the authorization of certain projects from previous fiscal years.

TITLE XXIV--DEFENSE AGENCIES MILITARY CONSTRUCTION

This title authorizes appropriations for (1) specified Defense Agency construction and land acquisition projects, and (2) specified energy conservation and utility system projects. This title also extends or modifies the authorization of certain projects from previous fiscal years.

TITLE XXV--INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS

This title authorizes DOD to make specified contributions to NATO for construction and land acquisition projects and to accept specified military construction projects from South Korea and Poland as in-kind contributions.

TITLE XXVI--GUARD AND RESERVE FORCES FACILITIES

This title authorizes appropriations for specified construction and land acquisition projects for the Army National Guard, Army Reserve, Navy Reserve, Marine Corps Reserve, Air National Guard, and Air Force Reserve. This title also extends or modifies the authorization of certain projects from previous fiscal years.

TITLE XXVII--BASE REALIGNMENT AND CLOSURE ACTIVITIES

This title authorizes appropriations for base realignment and closure activities as authorized by the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act of 1990.

TITLE XXVIII--MILITARY CONSTRUCTION GENERAL PROVISIONS

This title sets policy in such areas as military construction and military housing. This title also authorizes specified land conveyances.

DIVISION C--DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY NATIONAL SECURITY AUTHORIZATIONS AND OTHER AUTHORIZATIONS

TITLE XXXI--DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY NATIONAL SECURITY PROGRAMS

This title authorizes appropriations for the activities of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), defense environmental cleanup, nuclear energy, and other defense activities. This title also sets policy for certain nuclear-related matters and authorizes new plant projects for the NNSA at specified locations.

TITLE XXXII--DEFENSE NUCLEAR FACILITIES SAFETY BOARD

This title authorizes appropriations for the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board.

DIVISION D--FUNDING TABLES

TITLE XLI--PROCUREMENT

This title sets forth amounts requested and authorized for procurement.

TITLE XLII--RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, TEST, AND EVALUATION

This title sets forth amounts requested and authorized for research, development, test, and evaluation.

TITLE XLIII--OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE

This title sets forth amounts requested and authorized for operation and maintenance.

TITLE XLIV--MILITARY PERSONNEL

This title sets forth amounts requested and authorized for military personnel.

TITLE XLV--OTHER AUTHORIZATIONS

This title sets forth amounts requested and authorized for the National Defense Stockpile Transaction Fund, various working capital funds, chemical agents and munitions destruction, drug interdiction and counter-drug activities, the Office of the Inspector General, and the Defense Health Program.

TITLE XLVI--MILITARY CONSTRUCTION

This title sets forth amounts requested and authorized for military construction.

TITLE XLVII--DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY NATIONAL SECURITY PROGRAMS

This title sets forth amounts requested and authorized for DOE national security programs.

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