H.R.1960: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014

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National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 - Division A: Department of Defense Authorizations - Title I: Procurement - Subtitle A: Authorization of Appropriations - (Sec. 101) Authorizes appropriations for FY2014 for the Department of Defense (DOD) for procurement for the Army, Navy and Marine Corps, Air Force, and defense-wide activities, in amounts specified in the funding table set forth in Division D of this Act. Subtitle B:...

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Date Description
July 8, 2013
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 126.
June 14, 2013
The 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. 1960.
June 14, 2013
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
June 14, 2013
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
June 14, 2013

On passage Passed by recorded vote: 315 - 108 (Roll no. 244).

June 14, 2013

On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 194 - 225, 1 Present (Roll no. 243). (consideration: CR H3635)

June 14, 2013
The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection. (consideration: CR H3634)
June 14, 2013
DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Duckworth motion to recommit with instructions to report the same back to the House forthwith with an amendment to require that for any sexual assault or sex-related offense, the commander refers the charges to the staff judge advocate. If the victim chooses not to pursue the case through the commander, the victim can seek to refer the charges to the Office of the Chief Prosecutor of the armed force of which the accused is a member. Finally, the motion would require any armed force which does not currently have a Chief Prosecutor to appoint one.
June 14, 2013
Ms. Duckworth moved to recommit with instructions to Armed Services. (consideration: CR H3633-3635; text: CR H3633-3634)
June 14, 2013
The 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.
June 14, 2013
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. (consideration: CR H3633)
June 14, 2013
The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 1960.
June 14, 2013
UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of amendments which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
June 14, 2013
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the DeLauro amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. DeLauro demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
June 14, 2013
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 260, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the DeLauro amendment No. 137.
June 14, 2013
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Blumenauer amendment No. 123, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Blumenauer demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
June 14, 2013
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 260, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Blumenauer amendment No. 123.
June 14, 2013
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 260, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the McKeon en bloc amendments #8.
June 14, 2013
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 260, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Walz amendment No. 53.
June 14, 2013
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Van Hollen amendment No. 39, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Van Hollen demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
June 14, 2013
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 260, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Van Hollen amendment No. 39.
June 14, 2013
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Polis amendment No. 23, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Polis demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
June 14, 2013
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 260, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Polis amendment No. 23.
June 14, 2013
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Polis amendment No. 14, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Polis demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
June 14, 2013
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 260, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Polis amendment No. 14.
June 14, 2013
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Smith (WA) amendment No. 20, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Smith (WA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
June 14, 2013
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 260, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Smith (WA) amendment No. 20.
June 14, 2013
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Walorski amendment No. 19, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Smith(WA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
June 14, 2013
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 260, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Walorksi amendment No. 19.
June 14, 2013
The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
June 14, 2013
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H3594-3636)
June 13, 2013
On motion that the Committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
June 13, 2013
Mr. McKeon moved that the Committee rise.
June 13, 2013
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 260, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the McKeon en bloc amendments #7.
June 13, 2013
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 260, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the McKeon en bloc amendments #6.
June 13, 2013
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 260, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the McKeon en bloc amendments #5.
June 13, 2013
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Coffman (CO) amendment No. 37, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Coffman demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
June 13, 2013
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 260, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Coffman (CO) amendment No. 37.
June 13, 2013
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Gibson amendment No. 36, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Gibson demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
June 13, 2013
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 260, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gibson amendment No. 36.
June 13, 2013
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Larsen (WA) amendment No. 33, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Larsen (WA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
June 13, 2013
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 260, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Larsen (WA) amendment No. 33.
June 13, 2013
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 260, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Thornberry (TX) en bloc amendments #4.
June 13, 2013
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Nolan amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Nolan demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
June 13, 2013
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 260, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Nolan amendment No. 32.
June 13, 2013
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the McCollum amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. McCollum demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
June 13, 2013
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 260, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the McCollum amendment No. 25.
June 13, 2013
POSTPONED 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 a time to be announced.
June 13, 2013
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 260, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Holt amendment No. 22.
June 13, 2013
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 260, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the McKeon en bloc amendments #3.
June 13, 2013
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Turner (OH) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Larsen (WA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
June 13, 2013
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 260, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Turner (OH) amendment No. 21.
June 13, 2013
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 260, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Denham amendment No. 15.
June 13, 2013
The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
June 13, 2013
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H3553-3589)
June 13, 2013
ORDER OF PROCEDURE - Mr. McKeon asked unanimous consent that during further consideration of H.R. 1960 pursuant to H.Res. 260, amendments 14 and 23 printed in part B of House Report 113-108 may be considered out of sequence. Agreed to without objection.
June 13, 2013
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 1960 as unfinished business.
June 13, 2013
UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on adoption of amendments which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
June 13, 2013
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 260, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the McKeon en bloc amendments #2.
June 13, 2013
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Smith (WA) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Smith (WA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
June 13, 2013
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 260, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Smith (WA) amendment No. 13.
June 13, 2013
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 260, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Radel amendment No. 12.
June 13, 2013
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Goodlatte amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Smith (WA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
June 13, 2013
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 260, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Goodlatte amendment No. 11.
June 13, 2013
POSTPONED 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. 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.
June 13, 2013
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 260, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the McGovern amendment No. 10.
June 13, 2013
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Rigell amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Rigell demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
June 13, 2013
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 260, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Rigell Part B amendment No. 9.
June 13, 2013
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 260, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Turner Part B amendment No. 6.
June 13, 2013
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 260, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the McKeon en bloc amendments #1.
June 13, 2013
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Coffman amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Coffman demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
June 13, 2013
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 260, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Coffman (CO) Part B amendment No. 5.
June 13, 2013
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 260, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Pearce Part B amendment No. 4.
June 13, 2013
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Lummis amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Smith (WA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
June 13, 2013
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 260, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lummis Part B amendment No. 3.
June 13, 2013
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Blumenauer amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Blumenauer demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
June 13, 2013
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 260, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Blumenauer Part B amendment No. 2.
June 13, 2013
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 260, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the McKeon Part B amendment No. 1.
June 13, 2013
The Speaker designated the Honorable Lee Terry to act as Chairman of the Committee.
June 13, 2013
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 260 and Rule XVIII.
June 13, 2013
Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1960. Motion to recommit with or without instructions allowed. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order. The resolution makes in order only those further amendments printed in part B of this report and amendments en bloc described in Section 3 of this resolution.
June 13, 2013
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H3382-3553; text of amendment in the nature of a substitute: CR H3382-3519)
June 13, 2013
ORDER OF PROCEDURE - Mr. McKeon asked unanimous consent that during further consideration of H.R. 1960 pursuant to H. Res. 260, amendments 18, 19, and 20 printed in Part B of House Report 113-108 may be considered out of sequence. Agreed to without objection.
June 13, 2013
Rule H. Res. 260 passed House.
June 13, 2013
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 260 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1960. Motion to recommit with or without instructions allowed. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order. The resolution makes in order only those further amendments printed in part B of this report and amendments en bloc described in Section 3 of this resolution.
June 12, 2013
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 1960 as unfinished business.
June 12, 2013
GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 1960.
June 12, 2013
The Speaker designated the Honorable Steve Womack to act as Chairman of the Committee.
June 12, 2013
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 256 and Rule XVIII.
June 12, 2013
Resolution provides for one hour of general debate on H.R. 1960. Resolution also provides for one hour of general debate on H.R. 1256 under a closed rule.
June 12, 2013
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 256. (consideration: CR H3333-3341)
June 11, 2013
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 256 Reported to House. Resolution provides for one hour of general debate on H.R. 1960. Resolution also provides for one hour of general debate on H.R. 1256 under a closed rule.
June 11, 2013
Supplemental report filed by the Committee on Armed Services, H. Rept. 113-102, Part II.
June 11, 2013
FILING AUTHORITY - Mr. Wilson (SC) asked unanimous consent that the Committee on Armed Services be authorized to file a supplemental report on the bill H.R. 1960. Agreed to without objection.
June 7, 2013
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 71.
June 7, 2013
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Armed Services. H. Rept. 113-102.
June 6, 2013
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 59 - 2.
June 6, 2013
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 5, 2013
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
May 23, 2013
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
May 23, 2013
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
May 22, 2013
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
May 22, 2013
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
May 17, 2013
Referred to the Subcommittee on Strategic Forces.
May 17, 2013
Referred to the Subcommittee on Intelligence, Emerging Threats & Capabilities.
May 17, 2013
Referred to the Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces.
May 17, 2013
Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
May 17, 2013
Referred to the Subcommittee on Readiness.
May 17, 2013
Referred to the Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces.
May 14, 2013
Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.
May 14, 2013

Introduced in the House by Howard P. McKeon (R-Calif.)

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