REBUILDING OUR MILITARY

H.R.  2810, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018
Passed the House
Signed into law on December 12, 2017

WHAT IT DOES: Authorizes increasing the size of our military to combat the threats we face. It increases funding for maintenance, training opportunities, and for modernizing facilities and weapons. Reforms the way the Pentagon does business by, for example, improving the way it buys commercial off-the-shelf goods -- allowing the Department of Defense to use online commercial sites like Amazon to get goods at a lower price, quicker, and in a more transparent way.

H.R. 244, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017  
Passed the House
Signed into law on May 5, 2017

WHAT IT DOES: Includes the largest increase for border security technologies and infrastructure improvement in more than a decade. Ensures our borders are protected. Provides the resources ICE needs to enforce our laws.

H.R. 3219, the Make America Secure Appropriations Act, 2018
Passed the House

WHAT IT DOES:  Includes four individual appropriations bills—Defense, Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction/Veterans Affairs, as well as fully funding the President’s request for the border wall—for Fiscal Year 2018. This national security appropriations bill prioritizes funds for our troops, veterans and their families, U.S. Capitol Police, securing the border, nuclear security, and our nation’s waterways infrastructure.

H.R. 3354, the Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act
Passed the House

WHAT IT DOES:  The eight-bill package prioritizes funding for our federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies, provides critical funding for our homeland security, increases funding for NIH, addresses the opioid abuse epidemic, and invests in our nation's infrastructure. Policy provisions are included to reduce regulatory burdens, implement financial reforms, and continue to protect the sanctity of life and preserve Second Amendment rights.   These eight bills were combined with the previously-passed security package.