$605B Defense Appropriations Bill Leaves Senate Committee

Law360, New York (August 2, 2012, 4:44 PM EDT) -- The Senate Appropriations Committee passed its markup of a $604.5 billion 2013 military spending bill on Thursday, sending the bill to the full Senate even as congressional leaders prepare a continuing budget resolution that could conflict with new appropriations.

The Senate National Defense Appropriations Act reorganizes the U.S. Department of Defense's requested $604.5 billion to include more funds for Navy shipbuilding and support for the Air National Guard, as well as more funds for alternative energy programs that had been threatened in both the Senate and...
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