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SASC Completes Markup of National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Jack Reed (D-R.I.), Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today announced details of the committee’s markup of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019. During the markup, over 300 amendments—offered by both Republican and Democratic members—were considered and adopted. The Senate Armed Services Committee voted overwhelmingly, 25-2, to advance this important legislation to the Senate floor.

The committee takes seriously its obligation to our men and women in uniform and their families. Their service represents the best of our country, and this committee and the Congress honor their sacrifice.


The committee summary is available here.

The bill text (S. 2987) is available here.

The report (S. Rpt. 115-262) is available here.