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  • National Security Funding Bill Approved by the House
    Jul 27, 2017  - The House of Representatives today approved the Department of Defense Appropriations Act (H.R. 3219) to provide funding for national security for the 2018 fiscal year. The bill, also known as the Make America Secure Appropriations Act, was passed on a vote of 235-192. More
  • Chairman Frelinghuysen Statement on National Security Appropriations Legislative Package
    Jul 18, 2017  - “The highest priority of Congress is to ensure the safety and security of our nation and to guarantee the future of our great democracy - this critical national security legislation needs to head to the floor. All of our Appropriations bills contain important funding for essential programs that serve the American people. I am committed to getting these security bills, as well as every single one of the remaining eight Appropriations bills, through the legislative process and to the President’s desk.” More
  • House Appropriations Committee Approves Fiscal Year 2018 Defense Bill
    Jun 29, 2017  - The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2018 Defense Appropriations bill on a voice vote. The legislation funds the Department of Defense – including operations, readiness activities, and health and quality-of-life programs for our troops and military families. More
  • House Appropriations Committee Releases Fiscal Year 2018 Defense Bill
    Jun 25, 2017  - The House Appropriations Committee today released the subcommittee draft of the fiscal year 2018 Defense Appropriations bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. The legislation funds the Department of Defense – including operations, readiness activities, and health and quality-of-life programs for our troops and military families. More
  • Comprehensive Government Funding Bill Released
    May 1, 2017  - The House Appropriations Committee today released the fiscal year 2017 Omnibus Appropriations bill, the legislation that will provide discretionary funding for the federal government for the current fiscal year. More
  • Fiscal Year 2017 Defense Funding Bill Passes House
    Mar 8, 2017  - The House today passed the fiscal year 2017 Defense Appropriations bill on a vote of 371-48. The bill will now head to the Senate for approval. More
  • Chairman Frelinghuysen Names Vice Chairs of the Appropriations Subcommittees
    Mar 2, 2017  - House Appropriations Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen today named the Vice Chairs of the 12 Appropriations subcommittees for the 115th Congress. More
  • Fiscal Year 2017 Defense Bill to Head to House Floor
    Mar 2, 2017  - The House Appropriations Committee today introduced the final version of the fiscal year 2017 Defense Appropriations bill, which will be considered on the House floor next week. The bill closely reflects the Defense Appropriations bill the House passed last summer, and is consistent with the final National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2017. The legislation funds critical national security needs, including military operations and readiness programs, as well as health and quality-of-life programs for our troops and military families. More
  • Appropriations Committee Announces Members’ Day Hearings
    Feb 8, 2017  - House Appropriations Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen today announced that each of the 12 Appropriations Subcommittees will convene Members’ Day hearings in February and March. More
  • Appropriations Committee Chairman Frelinghuysen Announces Staff Assignments
    Feb 2, 2017  - House Appropriations Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen today announced several new hires and the staff assignments for the twelve Appropriations subcommittees. More