Federal Relations

April 29, 2015

House Marks up NDAA TODAY

The House Armed Services Committee (HASC) is going through its annual ritual of marking up the latest version of the FY16 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which sets defense policy and offers a spending blueprint for appropriators. The marathon markup starts at 10 a.m. and in some years has continued until well past midnight.

The legislation is an annual measure authorizing all defense and defense related programs. A number of amendments are expected including some from¬†HASC Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA), who’s still recovering from a recent hip surgery but expects to attend today’s markup.

Additional information on the FY16 NDAA can be found here.