Valadao Statement on NDAA
On Thursday, November 5, 2015, the U.S. House of Representatives passed S. 1356; the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).WASHINGTON – On Thursday, November 5, 2015, the U.S. House of Representatives passed S. 1356; the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2016 is the comprehensive legislation to authorize the budget authority of the U.S. Department of Defense and the national security programs of the U.S. Department of Energy. Funding levels set forth within the legislation are consistent with the House Budget Resolution, which meets the exact amount requested by the President.
The agreement authorizes $521.9 billion in spending for national defense and an additional $58.8 billion for Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO), plus $18.6 billion in funding for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for a total of $599.2 billion for fiscal year 2016.
After voting in support of the legislation, U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) released the following statement:
Congressman David G. Valadao represents the 21st Congressional District, which includes Kings County and portions of Fresno, Tulare, and Kern Counties.