Friday, April 8, 2011

the new party of NO

House passage of H.R. 1363, making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2011,  "If presented with this bill, the President will veto it."

Department of Defense and Further Additional Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011 - Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2011 - Appropriates funds for FY2011 for the Department of Defense (DOD) for: (1) military personnel; (2) operation and maintenance, including for the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, environmental restoration, overseas humanitarian, disaster, and civic aid, former Soviet Union cooperative threat reduction, and the Department of Defense Acquisition Workforce Development Fund; (3) procurement, including for aircraft, missile, weapons and tracked combat vehicles, ammunition, shipbuilding and conversion, and purchases under the Defense Production Act of 1950; (4) research, development, test, and evaluation (RDT&E); (5) Defense Working Capital Funds and the National Defense Sealift Fund; (6) the Defense Health Program; (7) chemical agents and munitions destruction; (8) drug interdiction and counter-drug activities; (9) the Office of the Inspector General; (10) the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System Fund; and (11) the Intelligence Community Management Account.

Appropriates funds for deployments and other activities in support of overseas contingency operations, including for: (1) regular, reserve, and National Guard personnel; (2) operation and maintenance; (3) the Afghanistan Infrastructure Fund; (4) the Afghanistan Security Forces Fund; (5) the Iraq Security Forces Fund; (6) procurement; (7) National Guard and reserve equipment; (8) the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle Fund; (9) RDT&E; (10) Defense Working Capital Funds; (11) the Defense Health Program; (12) drug interdiction and counter-drug activities; (13) the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Fund; and (14) the Office of the Inspector General.
our military may not get paid, but Congress and the President won't miss a meal...

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