Congress approves final FY2013 Defense Authorization bill
The House (315-107) and Senate (81-14) overwhelmingly passed the conference agreement on the FY2013 Defense Authorization bill this week. The bill now goes to the president. The annual Defense Authorization bill authorizes force levels, programs, and policies (including military pay raises) for DoD budgets. Appropriations bills provide actual funding for DoD.
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