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HR 2762

Title: To amend title 10, United States Code, to provide for the modification and clarification of construction authority in the event of a declaration of war or national emergency, and for other purposes.
Author: Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ)

Summary
...This bill restricts military construction authority used in the event of a declaration of war or a declaration by the President of a national emergency. It limits to $250 million the amount that may be expended for military construction projects in the event of a national emergency declaration for its duration. Additionally, any appropriated funds used must be otherwise not executable. It restricts authority to waive or disregard a requirement that would otherwise apply to such a construction project.</p> <p>The bill requires any decision to undertake such a project to congressional notification requirements that include</p> <ul> <li>an explanation of why the use of the Armed Forces is required to respond to a national emergency,</li> <li>how a project supports the needs of members of the ...

Status
Introduced in House 05/15/2019
Introduced in House 05/15/2019
Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services. 05/15/2019
Referred to the Subcommittee on Readiness. 05/16/2019

Bill Text
05/15/2019 - HR 2762 (Introduced+in+House)

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    Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ)
    U.S. Representative

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