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House Appropriations Committee Approves Fiscal Year 2018 Defense Bill

Washington, June 29, 2017

The following amendments to the bill were adopted by the full committee today:

Rep. Granger – The manager's amendment makes technical and non-controversial changes to the bill and report. The amendment was adopted on a voice vote.

Rep. Lee – The amendment repeals the Authorization of Use of Military Force (AUMF) that was enacted after 9/11 (Public Law 107-40; U.S.C. 1541 note). It would go into effect 240 days after enactment of the bill. The amendment was adopted on a voice vote.

The bill was approved by the Committee on a voice vote.

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