$725B Defense Authorization Bill Goes To White House

Law360, New York (December 22, 2010, 3:30 PM EST) -- After coming perilously close to failing to pass defense authorization legislation for the first time in 49 years, the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives gave their go-aheads Wednesday to a bill approving $725 billion in U.S. Department of Defense spending for fiscal year 2011.

H.R. 6523, the Ike Skelton National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2011, was quickly passed by unanimous consent in the Senate and on a voice vote in the House, as lawmakers wrapped up work on must-pass bills before heading home...
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