H.R. 2647 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010

Armed forces and national security. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
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Summary:
The title was amended in conference to read as follows: "to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2010 for military activities of the Department of Defense, to prescribe military personnel strengths for fiscal year 2010, and for other purposes". (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has become law. 
Amendments:
14 proposed amendments. 6 accepted. 3 rejected. View amendments 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED by voice vote on July 23, 2009.

National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010

H.R. 2647 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Summary
The title was amended in conference to read as follows: "to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2010 for military activities of the Department of Defense, to prescribe military personnel strengths for fiscal year 2010, and for other purposes". (by CRS)
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Title
To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2010 for military activities of the Department of Defense, to prescribe military personnel strengths for fiscal year 2010, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010
  • National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010
  • Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010
  • National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010
  • Disabled Military Retiree Relief Act of 2009
  • Guam World War II Loyalty Recognition Act
  • Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010
  • Non-Foreign AREA Act of 2009
  • Non-Foreign Area Retirement Equity Assurance Act of 2009
  • National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010
  • Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center Act of 2009
  • Maritime Administration Authorization Act of 2010
  • Matthew Shepard Hate Crimes Prevention Act
  • Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment Act
  • Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010
  • Part-Time Reemployment of Annuitants Act of 2009
  • SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act of 2009
  • Success in Countering Al Qaeda Reporting Requirements Act of 2009
  • Victims of Iranian Censorship Act
  • VOICE Act
  • National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010
  • Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act
  • Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment Act
  • Military Commissions Act of 2009
  • Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010
  • Non-Foreign AREA Act of 2009
  • Non-Foreign Area Retirement Equity Assurance Act of 2009
  • Success in Countering Al Qaeda Reporting Requirements Act of 2009
  • Victims of Iranian Censorship Act
  • VOICE Act
  • To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2010 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, to provide special pays and allowances to certain members of the Armed Forces, expand concurrent receipt of military retirement and VA disability benefits to disabled military retirees, and for other purposes.
  • The title was amended in conference to read as follows: "to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2010 for military activities of the Department of Defense, to prescribe military personnel strengths for fiscal year 2010, and for other purposes".
Sponsor
Ike Skelton
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Armed forces and national security
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  • Crime prevention
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  • Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation
  • Criminal procedure and sentencing
  • Cuba
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  • Defense spending
  • Delaware
  • Dental care
  • Department of Defense
  • Detention of persons
  • Disability assistance
  • Domestic violence and child abuse
  • Drug trafficking and controlled substances
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  • Education programs funding
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Energy efficiency and conservation
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  • Europe
  • Executive agency funding and structure
  • Family relationships
  • Firearms and explosives
  • Foreign aid and international relief
  • Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management
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  • Student aid and college costs
  • Teaching, teachers, curricula
  • Technology transfer and commercialization
  • Temporary and part-time employment
  • Terrorism
  • Trade restrictions
  • Transportation costs
  • Transportation safety and security
  • Veterans' loans, housing, homeless programs
  • Veterans' medical care
  • Veterans' pensions and compensation
  • Vietnam
  • Virginia
  • Wages and earnings
  • War crimes, genocide, crimes against humanity
  • Washington State
  • Wildlife conservation and habitat protection
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Major Actions
Introduced6/02/2009
Referred to Committee
Amendments (14 proposed)
Passed House6/25/2009
Passed Senate7/23/2009
Signed by President10/28/2009
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Skelton amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.6/25/2009PASSED by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Cummings amendment (A009) Agreed to by voice vote.6/25/2009PASSED by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Maloney amendment (A011) Agreed to by voice vote.6/25/2009PASSED by voice vote
select this voteHouseAmendment 2 to H.R. 26476/25/2009This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
138 voted YES 278 voted NO 23 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseAmendment 3 to H.R. 26476/25/2009This amendment PASSED the House
224 voted YES 190 voted NO 25 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseAmendment 6 to H.R. 26476/25/2009This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
171 voted YES 244 voted NO 24 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseAmendment 7 to H.R. 26476/25/2009This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
186 voted YES 226 voted NO 27 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseAmendment 10 to H.R. 26476/25/2009This amendment PASSED the House
224 voted YES 193 voted NO 22 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseAmendment 14 to H.R. 26476/25/2009This amendment PASSED the House
416 voted YES 0 voted NO 23 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseOn Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H.R. 2647 Department of Defense Authorization, FY 20106/25/2009This motion DID NOT PASS the House
170 voted YES 244 voted NO 19 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseOn Passage - House - H.R. 2647 Department of Defense Authorization, FY 20106/25/2009This bill PASSED the House
389 voted YES 22 voted NO 21 voted present/not voting
currently selectedSenatePassed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR 7/29/2009 S8287-8499)7/23/2009PASSED by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn Motion to Authorize Conferees to Close Conference: H.R. 2647 Department of Defense Authorization, FY 201010/06/2009This motion PASSED the House
405 voted YES 7 voted NO 20 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseOn Motion to Instruct Conferees: H.R. 2647 Department of Defense Authorization, FY 201010/06/2009This motion DID NOT PASS the House
178 voted YES 234 voted NO 20 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseOn Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H.R. 2647 Department of Defense Authorization, FY 201010/08/2009This motion DID NOT PASS the House
208 voted YES 216 voted NO 7 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseOn the Conference Report - House - H.R. 2647 Department of Defense Authorization, FY 201010/08/2009This motion PASSED the House
281 voted YES 146 voted NO 6 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateMotion to Invoke Cloture on the Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 264710/22/2009This motion PASSED the Senate
64 voted YES 35 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateOn the Conference Report - Senate - Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 264710/22/2009This motion PASSED the Senate
68 voted YES 29 voted NO 3 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced6/02/2009
6/02/2009Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.
6/05/2009Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
6/05/2009Referred to the Subcommittee on Seapower and Expeditionary Forces.
6/05/2009Referred to the Subcommittee on Readiness.
6/05/2009Referred to the Subcommittee on Strategic Forces.
6/05/2009Referred to the Subcommittee on Air and Land Forces.
6/05/2009Referred to the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Unconventional Threats and Capabilities.
6/11/2009Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
6/11/2009Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
6/11/2009Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
6/12/2009Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
6/12/2009Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
6/12/2009Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
6/16/2009Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Put on a legislative calendar6/16/2009Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 61 - 0.
6/19/2009Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Armed Services. H. Rept. 111-166.
Put on a legislative calendar6/19/2009Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 84.
6/23/2009Mr. Skelton asked unanimous consent that the Committee on Armed Services be authorized to file a supplemental report on the bill H.R. 2647. Agreed to without objection.
6/23/2009Supplemental report filed by the Committee on Armed Services, H. Rept. 111-166, Part II.
6/24/2009Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 572 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2647 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI. It shall be in order to consider as an original bill for the purpose of amendment under the five-minute rule the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Armed Services now printed in the bill.
6/25/2009Rule H. Res. 572 passed House.
6/25/2009Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 572.
6/25/2009Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2647 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI. It shall be in order to consider as an original bill for the purpose of amendment under the five-minute rule the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Armed Services now printed in the bill.
6/25/2009House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 572 and Rule XVIII.
6/25/2009The Speaker designated the Honorable Jason Altmire to act as Chairman of the Committee.
6/25/2009GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 2647.
6/25/2009ORDER OF PROCEDURE - Pursuant to section 4 of H. Res. 572 and as the Chairman of the Committee on Armed Services, Mr. Skelton asked unanimous consent that, during further consideration of H.R. 2647 in the Committee of the Whole and following consideration of amendment No. 1 printed in House Report 111-182, further consideration of a list of amendments supplied to the desk take place in the order specified on said list. Agreed to without objection.
6/25/2009GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole continued with general debate on H.R. 2647.
6/25/2009Mr. Skelton moved that the Committee rise.
6/25/2009On motion that the Committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
6/25/2009Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 2647 as unfinished business.
6/25/2009Considered as unfinished business.
6/25/2009Mr. Skelton asked unanimous consent that during futher consideration of H.R. 2647 pursuant to H.Res. 572, debate on amendments 3 and 9 be extended to 20 minutes each, and that amendment 2 be modified. Agreed to without objection.
6/25/2009The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
6/25/2009Amendment (A001) offered by Mr. Skelton.
6/25/2009DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 572, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Skelton amendment number 1.
select this voteVote6/25/2009On agreeing to the Skelton amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
6/25/2009Amendment (A002) offered by Mr. McGovern.
6/25/2009Debate - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 572, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the McGovern amendment number 3.
6/25/2009Amendment (A003) offered by Mr. McGovern.
6/25/2009POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the McGovern amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes prevailed. Mr. McGovern demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
6/25/2009DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 572, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the McGovern amendment number 4.
6/25/2009POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the McGovern amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. McKeon demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
6/25/2009DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 572, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Skelton amendments en bloc number 1.
6/25/2009Amendments (A004) offered by Mr. Skelton.
6/25/2009On agreeing to the Skelton amendments (A004) Agreed to by voice vote.
6/25/2009DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 572, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the McKeon amendment, as modified.
6/25/2009Amendment (A005) offered by Mr. McKeon.
6/25/2009McKeon amendment (A005) modified by unanimous consent.
6/25/2009On agreeing to the McKeon amendment (A005) as modified Agreed to by voice vote.
6/25/2009Amendment (A006) offered by Mr. Franks (AZ).
6/25/2009DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res.572, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Franks (AZ) amendment.
6/25/2009DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole continued with further debate on the Franks (AZ) amendment.
6/25/2009POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Franks (AZ) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Franks (AZ) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
6/25/2009Amendment (A007) offered by Mr. Akin.
6/25/2009DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 572, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Akin amendment.
6/25/2009POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Akin amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Akin demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
6/25/2009DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 572, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Skelton amendments en bloc number 2.
6/25/2009Amendments (A008) offered by Mr. Skelton.
6/25/2009On agreeing to the Skelton amendments (A008) Agreed to by voice vote.
6/25/2009Amendment (A009) offered by Mr. Cummings.
6/25/2009DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 572, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Cummings amendment.
select this voteVote6/25/2009On agreeing to the Cummings amendment (A009) Agreed to by voice vote.
6/25/2009Amendment (A010) offered by Mr. Holt.
6/25/2009DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 572, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Holt (NJ) amendment.
6/25/2009POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Holt amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Holt demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
6/25/2009Amendment (A011) offered by Mrs. Maloney.
6/25/2009DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 572, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Maloney (NY) amendment.
select this voteVote6/25/2009On agreeing to the Maloney amendment (A011) Agreed to by voice vote.
6/25/2009DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 572, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Skelton amendments en bloc number 3.
6/25/2009Amendments (A012) offered by Mr. Skelton.
6/25/2009On agreeing to the Skelton amendments (A012) Agreed to by voice vote.
6/25/2009DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 572, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Skelton amendments en bloc number 4.
6/25/2009Amendments (A013) offered by Mr. Skelton.
6/25/2009On agreeing to the Skelton amendments (A013) Agreed to by voice vote.
6/25/2009Amendment (A014) offered by Mr. Connolly (VA).
6/25/2009DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 572, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Connolly (VA) amendment.
6/25/2009POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Connolly amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Connolly demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
select this voteVote6/25/2009Amendment 2 to H.R. 2647
select this voteVote6/25/2009Amendment 3 to H.R. 2647
select this voteVote6/25/2009Amendment 6 to H.R. 2647
select this voteVote6/25/2009Amendment 7 to H.R. 2647
select this voteVote6/25/2009Amendment 10 to H.R. 2647
select this voteVote6/25/2009Amendment 14 to H.R. 2647
6/25/2009The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 2647.
6/25/2009The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
6/25/2009The House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
6/25/2009Mr. Forbes moved to recommit with instructions to Armed Services.
6/25/2009DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Forbes motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment pertaining to a new section on Availability of Funds for Missile Defense and Certain Vehicles and Aircraft.
6/25/2009The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
select this voteVote6/25/2009On Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H.R. 2647 Department of Defense Authorization, FY 2010
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage6/25/2009On Passage - House - H.R. 2647 Department of Defense Authorization, FY 2010
6/25/2009Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 572, the text of H.R. 2990, as passed by the House, was appended to the end of the engrossment of H.R. 2647 as new matter.
6/25/2009The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
6/25/2009The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 2647.
Put on a legislative calendar7/06/2009Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 96.
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage7/23/2009Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR 7/29/2009 S8287-8499)
7/23/2009Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
7/23/2009Senate struck all after the Enacting Clause and substituted the language of S.1390 amended.
7/23/2009Senate insists on its amendment, asks for a conference, appoints conferees Levin; Kennedy; Byrd; Lieberman; Reed; Akaka; Nelson FL; Nelson NE; Bayh; Webb; McCaskill; Udall CO; Hagan; Begich; Burris; McCain; Inhofe; Sessions; Chambliss; Graham; Thune; Martinez; Wicker; Burr; Vitter; Collins.
7/28/2009Message on Senate action sent to the House.
9/29/2009Senate appointed conferee(s) Kirk in lieu of Kennedy by unanimous consent.
9/29/2009Senate appointed conferee(s) LeMieux in lieu of Martinez.
9/30/2009Message on Senate action sent to the House.
10/06/2009Mr. Skelton moved that the House disagree to the Senate amendment, and agree to a conference.
10/06/2009On motion that the House disagree to the Senate amendment, and agree to a conference Agreed to by voice vote.
10/06/2009Mr. Forbes moved that the House instruct conferees.
10/06/2009DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the Forbes motion to instruct conferees on H.R. 2647. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the managers on the part of the House to not recede to the Senate on division E of the Senate amendment (regarding the Matthew Shephard Hate Crimes Prevention Act).
10/06/2009POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the motion to instruct conferees, the Chair put the question on adoption of the motion and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Forbes demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the motion until later in the legislative day.
10/06/2009Mr. Skelton moved that the House close portions of the conference.
select this voteVote10/06/2009On Motion to Authorize Conferees to Close Conference: H.R. 2647 Department of Defense Authorization, FY 2010
select this voteVote10/06/2009On Motion to Instruct Conferees: H.R. 2647 Department of Defense Authorization, FY 2010
10/06/2009The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Armed Services for consideration of the House bill and the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Skelton, Spratt, Ortiz, Taylor, Abercrombie, Reyes, Snyder, Smith (WA), Sanchez, Loretta, McIntyre, Brady (PA), Andrews, Davis (CA), Langevin, Larsen (WA), Cooper, Marshall, Bordallo, McKeon, Bartlett, Thornberry, Jones, Akin, Forbes, Miller (FL), Wilson (SC), LoBiondo, Bishop (UT), Turner, and Wittman.
10/06/2009The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence for consideration of matters within the jurisdiction of that committee under clause 11 of rule X: Hastings (FL), Schiff, and Hoekstra.
10/06/2009The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Education and Labor for consideration of secs. 243, 551-553, 585, 2833 and 2834 of the House bill and secs. 531-534 and 3136 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Woolsey, Altmire, and Biggert.
10/06/2009The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Energy and Commerce for consideration of secs. 247, 315 and 601 of the House bill and secs. 311, 601, 2835 and 3118 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Waxman, Markey (MA), and Barton (TX).
10/06/2009The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Foreign Affairs for consideration of secs. 812, 907, 912, 1011, 1013, 1046, 1201, 1211, 1213-1215, 1226, 1230A, 1231, 1236, 1239, 1240, Title XIII, secs. 1513, 1516, 1517, and 2903 of the House bill and secs. 1021, 1023, 1201-1203, 1205-1208, 1211-1214, Subtitle D of Title XII, Title XIII and sec. 1517 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Berman, Ackerman, and Ros-Lehtinen.
10/06/2009The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Homeland Security for consideration of sec. 1101 of the House bill, and modifications committed to conference: Thompson (MS), Titus, and Bilirakis.
10/06/2009The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on the Judiciary for consideration of secs. 583, 584, 1021 and 1604 of the House bill and secs. 821, 911, 1031, 1033, 1056, 1086 and Division E of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Nadler (NY), Lofgren, Zoe, and Gohmert.
10/06/2009The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Natural Resources for consideration of secs. 1091 and 2308 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Rahall, Faleomavaega, and Hastings (WA).
10/06/2009The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform for consideration of secs. 321, 322, 326-329, 335, 537, 666, 814, 815, 834, 1101-1107, 1110-1113 and Title II of Division D of the House bill and secs. 323, 323A-323C, 814, 822, 824, 901, 911, 1056, 1086, 1101-1105 and 1162 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference
10/06/2009The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on House Administration for consideration of Subtitle H of Title V of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Capuano, Gonzalez, and Lungren, Daniel E. of California.
10/06/2009The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Science and Technology for consideration of secs. 248, 819, 836, and 911 of the House bill and secs. 801, 814, 833, 834, 912 and Division F of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Gordon (TN), Wu, and Smith (NE).
10/06/2009The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Small Business for consideration of sec. 830 of the House bill and secs. 833, 834, 838, 1090 and Division F of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference
10/06/2009The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure for consideration of secs. 315, 601 and 2811 of the House bill and secs. 311, 601, 933, 2835, 3301, 6002, 6007, 6008, 6012 and 6013 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Cummings, Richardson, and Mica.
10/06/2009The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs for consideration of secs. 525, 583, 584 and sec. 121 of Division D of the House bill and secs. 573-575, 617, 711, Subtitle E of Title X, secs. 1084 and 1085 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Rodriguez, Donnelly (IN), and Buyer.
10/07/2009Conference report H. Rept. 111-288 filed.
10/07/2009Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 808 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of the conference report to H.R. 2647 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. All points of order against the conference report and against its consideration are waived. Considered as read.
10/08/2009Conference papers: message on House action held at the desk in Senate.
10/08/2009Rule H. Res. 808 passed House.
10/08/2009Mr. Skelton brought up conference report H. Rept. 111-288 for consideration under the provisions of H. Res. 808.
10/08/2009DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the conference report to accompany H.R. 2647.
10/08/2009The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
10/08/2009The House proceeded to consider the conference report H.Rept. 111-288 as unfinished business.
10/08/2009Mr. McKeon moved to recommit with instructions to the conference committee.
select this voteVote10/08/2009On Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H.R. 2647 Department of Defense Authorization, FY 2010
10/08/2009Motions to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
select this voteVote10/08/2009On the Conference Report - House - H.R. 2647 Department of Defense Authorization, FY 2010
10/20/2009Conference report considered in Senate.
10/20/2009Cloture motion on the conference report to accompany H.R. 2647 presented in Senate.
10/21/2009Conference report considered in Senate.
Presented to President10/22/2009Cleared for White House.
10/22/2009Conference report considered in Senate.
10/22/2009Message on Senate action sent to the House.
10/22/2009The title was amended in conference to read as follows: "to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2010 for military activities of the Department of Defense, to prescribe military personnel strengths for fiscal year 2010, and for other purposes".
select this voteVote10/22/2009Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 2647
select this voteVote10/22/2009On the Conference Report - Senate - Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 2647
Presented to President10/26/2009Presented to President.
Enacted10/28/2009Became Public Law No: 111-84.
Signed10/28/2009Signed by President.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
select this voteH. Amdt. 261Skelton, Ike [D-MO4]June 25, 2009Passed by voice vote on June 25, 2009.

Manager's amendment makes sundry technical and conforming changes to the bill; extends the deadline from 30 days to 90 days after the date of enactment for the report on Miranda warning required by SEC 1036; and puts disaggregate NAVY/Marine Corps Procurement in SEC 1505 in line with similar disaggregation for ARMY (SEC 1502) and Air Force (SEC 1506) Procurement.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 262McGovern, James [D-MA2]June 25, 2009Failed by roll call vote on June 25, 2009.

Amendment sought to require the Defense Secretary to report to Congress, not later than December 31, 2009, on a U.S. exit strategy for U.S. military forces in Afghanistan participating in Operation Enduring Freedom.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 263McGovern, James [D-MA2]June 25, 2009Passed by roll call vote on June 25, 2009.

Amendment requires public disclosure of students and instructors at the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation.

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H. Amdt. 264Skelton, Ike [D-MO4]June 25, 2009Offered on June 24, 2009.

An amendment comprised of the following amendments offered en bloc: amendments numbered 5, 6, 8, 12, 13, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21, 22, 26, 29, 45, 61, 63, and 64 printed in House Report 111-182.

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H. Amdt. 265McKeon, Howard [R-CA25]June 25, 2009Offered on June 24, 2009.

Amendment, as modified, expresses the sense of Congress that the Honorable John M. McHugh has served the House of Representatives and the American people selflessly and with distinction and that he deserves the gratitude of Congress and the Nation.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 266Franks, Trent [R-AZ8]June 25, 2009Failed by roll call vote on June 25, 2009.

Amendment sought to provide that it is U.S. policy to continue missile defense testing and sought to increase funding for the Missile Defense Agency by $1.2 billion with offsetting reductions coming from defense environmental cleanup.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 267Akin, W. [R-MO2]June 25, 2009Failed by roll call vote on June 25, 2009.

Amendment sought to require the Defense Secretary to submit to Congress a report on any non-disclosure agreements signed by DoD employees regarding their official duties (except those relating to security clearances). The report would describe topics covered by the agreements, the number of employees required to sign such agreements, the duration of agreements, the types of persons covered, and reasons for requiring such agreements. Finally, the criteria for determining such information would not be disclosed.

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H. Amdt. 268Skelton, Ike [D-MO4]June 25, 2009Offered on June 24, 2009.

An amendment comprised of the following amendments offered en bloc: amendments numbered 10, 11, 23, 28, 30, 31, 32, 35, 36, 37, 38, 40, 41, 42, 47, 48, 49, 50, 53, 56, and 58 printed in House Report 111-182.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 269Cummings, Elijah [D-MD7]June 25, 2009Passed by voice vote on June 25, 2009.

Amendment requires the Secretary to provide embarked military personnel on board U.S.-flagged vessels carrying United States Government cargoes in regions at high risk of piracy.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 270Holt, Rush [D-NJ12]June 25, 2009Passed by roll call vote on June 25, 2009.

Amendment requires the videotaping of all military interrogations, with appropriate security classifications.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 271Maloney, Carolyn [D-NY12]June 25, 2009Passed by voice vote on June 25, 2009.

Amendment establishes an Overseas Voting Advisory Board that will conduct studies and issue reports and have hearings on the abilities of, and obstacles to, overseas voting, the successes and failures of the Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) under the Department of Defense, and any administration efforts to increase overseas voter participation.

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H. Amdt. 272Skelton, Ike [D-MO4]June 25, 2009Offered on June 24, 2009.

An amendment comprised of the following amendments offered en bloc: amendments numbered 43, 44, 7, 25, 27, 33, 46, 51, 52, and 54 printed in House Report 111-182.

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H. Amdt. 273Skelton, Ike [D-MO4]June 25, 2009Offered on June 24, 2009.

An amendment comprised of the following amendments offered en bloc: amendments numbered 55, 57, 59, 62, 66, 67, 68, 69, 65, and 60 printed in House Report 111-182.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 274Connolly, Gerald [D-VA11]June 25, 2009Passed by roll call vote on June 25, 2009.

Amendment clarifies that section 526 of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (Public Law 110-140) does not preclude Federal agencies from purchasing fuel that is not predominantly derived from tar-sands or other high-carbon sources.

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Average contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

supported this bill

$8,916
$6,042
YES$14,957
$0
$0
NO$0

opposed this bill

Christian Conservative [About]
Average given to Senators who voted:
$161
YES$161
$0
NO$0
2 Organizations Supported and 2 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010: Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR 7/29/2009 S8287-8499)

2 organizations supported this bill

Fraternal Order of Police
FOP (n.d.). Legislation we Support. Retrieved February 18, 2010, from FOP.
Human Rights Campaign
Human Rights Campaign (n.d.). Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act. Retrieved November 10, 2009, from Human Rights Campaign.

2 organizations opposed this bill

Christian Anti-defamation Commission
Martin, Allie (n.d.). Hate Crimes Law Meets Opposition. Retrieved November 10, 2009, from One News Now.
Family Research Council
Family Research Council, the PAC for Focus on the Family (n.d.). Legislative Activity: Hate Crimes. Retrieved November 10, 2009, from Family Research Council.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2005 – December 31, 2010.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$15,525$0Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$17,325$0Yes
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$0Yes
Mark BegichDAK$21,775$0Yes
Michael BennetDCO$16,712$0Yes
Bob BennettRUT$0$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$14,025$0Yes
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$21,682$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$57,697$0Yes
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$1,000Yes
Jim BunningRKY$0$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$0$0Yes
Roland BurrisDIL$0$0Yes
Robert ByrdDWV$10,000$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$9,800$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$23,070$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$6,455$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$154,698$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$1,000$4,900Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
Susan CollinsRME$24,050$0Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$10,000$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0Yes
John CornynRTX$0$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$2,250$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$0$1,500Yes
Chris DoddDCT$8,000$0Yes
Byron DorganDND$0$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$24,775$0Yes
John EnsignRNV$0$100Yes
Mike EnziRWY$1,000$0Yes
Russ FeingoldDWI$22,298$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$17,525$0Yes
Alan FrankenDMN$38,845$0Yes
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$49,641$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$6,000$0Yes
Judd GreggRNH$6,000$0Yes
Kay HaganDNC$17,699$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$19,325$0Yes
Orrin HatchRUT$0$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$0$1,500Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$15,400$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$2,000$0Yes
Mike JohannsRNE$5,000$1,000Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$11,000$0Yes
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0Yes
Ted KennedyDMA$51,649$0Yes
John KerryDMA$17,525$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$103,138$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$25$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$1,000$100Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$30,525$0Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$21,525$0Yes
Patrick LeahyDVT$21,750$0Yes
Carl LevinDMI$14,325$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$19,353$0Yes
Blanche LincolnDAR$10,000$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$2,500$0Yes
Mel MartinezRFL$0$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$3,000$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$20,700$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$5,000$3,150Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$26,800$0Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$20,250$0Yes
Barbara MikulskiDMD$13,800$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$10,000$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$19,608$0Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$11,000$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$46,553$0Yes
Mark PryorDAR$10,000$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$15,925$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$27,114$0Yes
Jim RischRID$250$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$10,000$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$22,300$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$22,100$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$26,153$0Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$8,025$0Yes
Arlen SpecterDPA$7,000$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$32,395$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$12,100$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$2,000$0Yes
Mark UdallDCO$54,858$0Yes
Tom UdallDNM$28,165$0Yes
David VitterRLA$2,500$0Yes
George VoinovichROH$0$0Yes
Mark WarnerDVA$29,200$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$45,800$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$17,000$0Yes
Roger WickerRMS$0$2,800Yes
Ron WydenDOR$2,250$0Yes

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
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$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
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Daniel K. AkakaDHI$15,525$0Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$17,325$0Yes
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$0Yes
Mark BegichDAK$21,775$0Yes
Michael BennetDCO$16,712$0Yes
Bob BennettRUT$0$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$14,025$0Yes
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$21,682$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$57,697$0Yes
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$1,000Yes
Jim BunningRKY$0$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$0$0Yes
Roland BurrisDIL$0$0Yes
Robert ByrdDWV$10,000$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$9,800$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$23,070$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$6,455$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$154,698$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$1,000$4,900Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
Susan CollinsRME$24,050$0Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$10,000$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0Yes
John CornynRTX$0$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$2,250$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$0$1,500Yes
Chris DoddDCT$8,000$0Yes
Byron DorganDND$0$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$24,775$0Yes
John EnsignRNV$0$100Yes
Mike EnziRWY$1,000$0Yes
Russ FeingoldDWI$22,298$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$17,525$0Yes
Alan FrankenDMN$38,845$0Yes
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$49,641$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$6,000$0Yes
Judd GreggRNH$6,000$0Yes
Kay HaganDNC$17,699$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$19,325$0Yes
Orrin HatchRUT$0$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$0$1,500Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$15,400$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$2,000$0Yes
Mike JohannsRNE$5,000$1,000Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$11,000$0Yes
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0Yes
Ted KennedyDMA$51,649$0Yes
John KerryDMA$17,525$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$103,138$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$25$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$1,000$100Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$30,525$0Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$21,525$0Yes
Patrick LeahyDVT$21,750$0Yes
Carl LevinDMI$14,325$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$19,353$0Yes
Blanche LincolnDAR$10,000$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$2,500$0Yes
Mel MartinezRFL$0$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$3,000$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$20,700$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$5,000$3,150Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$26,800$0Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$20,250$0Yes
Barbara MikulskiDMD$13,800$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$10,000$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$19,608$0Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$11,000$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$46,553$0Yes
Mark PryorDAR$10,000$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$15,925$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$27,114$0Yes
Jim RischRID$250$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$10,000$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$22,300$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$22,100$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$26,153$0Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$8,025$0Yes
Arlen SpecterDPA$7,000$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$32,395$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$12,100$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$2,000$0Yes
Mark UdallDCO$54,858$0Yes
Tom UdallDNM$28,165$0Yes
David VitterRLA$2,500$0Yes
George VoinovichROH$0$0Yes
Mark WarnerDVA$29,200$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$45,800$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$17,000$0Yes
Roger WickerRMS$0$2,800Yes
Ron WydenDOR$2,250$0Yes

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Gay & lesbian rights & issues$891,583
Police & firefighters unions & associations$604,150

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Christian Conservative$16,050
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