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S.3454 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011, 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Dec 14, 2010 Senate Committee on Armed Services. Hearings held prior to introduction and/or referral. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 111-701, pt. 1.

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    I know the most recent action for this bill is as follows: "Senate Committee on Armed Services. Hearings held prior to introduction and/or referral. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 111-701, pt. 1." on Dec 14, 2010
  • Committee Assignment: Senate Committee on Armed Services

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on December 09, 2010, with a roll call of 57 ayes, 40 nays, and 3 not voting.

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    This bill's most-recent vote occurred on December 09, 2010, with a roll call of 57 ayes, 40 nays, and 3 not voting.

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  • 58% of users support S.3454

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    58% of users on OpenCongress.org, a free, non-partisan resource, support S.3454.
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    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On June 07, 2010, by mraith - We don't have to build anything if we bring everyone home. We should disband the Department of Energy. Problems solved, no need to have an appropriations bill.

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      As noted by mraith, a user on OpenCongress.org, on June 07, 2010, "We don't have to build anything if we bring everyone home. We should disband the Department of Energy. Problems solved, no need to have an appropriations bill."
    • On June 13, 2010, by cbeach72 - @mraith. I disagree with your statement where you advocate the disbanding of the United States Department of Energy. I found it to be misguided because it leaves you with lots of problems that aren't simple. Who will be responsible for the design, production, maintenance and disposal of our nuclear weapons? What do you propose will keep the national stockpile of our nation's nuclear weapons firmly and fairly in the hands of the people of the United States rather than under control of the military. Who will be responsible for overseeing the nation's cyber-security and security of the nation's energy infrastructure. What organization will be responsible for the discovery of foreign nuclear testing? Who will detect the of smuggling of nuclear material that could be used by rouge states or terrorists? But hey, if you can solve all those problems, send your congressional leaders and your representatives a line. I bet they'd love to hear your proposal.

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      As noted by cbeach72, a user on OpenCongress.org, on June 13, 2010, "@mraith. I disagree with your statement where you advocate the disbanding of the United States Department of Energy. I found it to be misguided because it leaves you with lots of problems that aren't simple. Who will be responsible for the design, production, maintenance and disposal of our nuclear weapons? What do you propose will keep the national stockpile of our nation's nuclear weapons firmly and fairly in the hands of the people of the United States rather than under control of the military. Who will be responsible for overseeing the nation's cyber-security and security of the nation's energy infrastructure. What organization will be responsible for the discovery of foreign nuclear testing? Who will detect the of smuggling of nuclear material that could be used by rouge states or terrorists? But hey, if you can solve all those problems, send your congressional leaders and your representatives a line. I bet they'd love to hear your proposal."
    • On December 04, 2010, by opm118 - I don't approve of ANY funding for these obviously illegal and fraudulent wars.

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      As noted by opm118, a user on OpenCongress.org, on December 04, 2010, "I don't approve of ANY funding for these obviously illegal and fraudulent wars."

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Cold War Veterans Blog: Cold War Service Medal Letter From ACWV ... - December 31, 2010 by Cold War Veterans Blog - We were then very excited to see that the Senate version of the National Defense Authorization Act S.3454 included a provision SEC. 566, that would have authorized the Cold War Service Medal. Sadly at the last minute, the Senate voted ...

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      As noted by Cold War Veterans Blog on December 31, 2010, "We were then very excited to see that the Senate version of the National Defense Authorization Act S.3454 included a provision SEC. 566, that would have authorized the Cold War Service Medal. Sadly at the last minute, the Senate voted ..." (http://cold-war-veterans-blog.blogspot.com/2011/01/cold-war-service-medal-letter-from-acwv.html)
    • Penny Hill Press » Blog Archive » “Don't Ask, Don't Tell ... - December 26, 2010 by Penny Hill Press - Ten days later (December 9, 2010), the Senate again voted on a procedural motion to move S. 3454 forward. Again, this cloture vote failed. Since then, three bills have been introduced (S. 4022, S. 4023, and H.R. 6520) that would repeal ...

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      As noted by Penny Hill Press on December 26, 2010, "Ten days later (December 9, 2010), the Senate again voted on a procedural motion to move S. 3454 forward. Again, this cloture vote failed. Since then, three bills have been introduced (S. 4022, S. 4023, and H.R. 6520) that would repeal ..." (http://www2.pennyhill.com/?p=13902)
    • Legislative Call to Action: Help Pass HR-6523 Without Amendment ... - December 26, 2010 by Irving Chamber of Commerce - Your Chamber of Commerce is one of several chambers that took action against the "secret blacklist" provision of S. 3454, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011, which failed to pass committee. ...

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      As noted by Irving Chamber of Commerce on December 26, 2010, "Your Chamber of Commerce is one of several chambers that took action against the "secret blacklist" provision of S. 3454, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011, which failed to pass committee. ..." (http://www.irvingchamber.info/main/2010/12/legislative-call-to-action-help-pass-hr-6523-without-amendment.html)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • - December 12, 2010 by Veterans Today Network - Cardin (D) of Pikesville is considering submitting an amendment to the proposed National Defense Authorization Act, S. 3454, that would relocate the New ...

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      As noted by Veterans Today Network on December 12, 2010, " Cardin (D) of Pikesville is considering submitting an amendment to the proposed National Defense Authorization Act, S. 3454, that would relocate the New ... " (http://www.veteranstoday.com/2010/12/13/top-10-veterans-stories-in-today%E2%80%99s-news-108/)
    • Cardin wants to move troubled Laurel youth facility - December 10, 2010 by Business Gazette - Cardin (D) of Pikesville is considering submitting an amendment to the proposed National Defense Authorization Act, S. 3454, that would relocate the New ...

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      As noted by Business Gazette on December 10, 2010, " Cardin (D) of Pikesville is considering submitting an amendment to the proposed National Defense Authorization Act, S. 3454, that would relocate the New ... " (http://www.gazette.net/stories/12102010/prinnew174958_32542.php)
    • Alexander Opposes Starting on Defense Bill Until Congress Stops January Tax Hike - December 09, 2010 by Canada Views - today released the following statement on his vote against moving S. 3454, the Defense Authorization bill, to the Senate floor for debate: “Next year's tax ...

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      As noted by Canada Views on December 09, 2010, " today released the following statement on his vote against moving S. 3454, the Defense Authorization bill, to the Senate floor for debate: “Next year's tax ... " (http://www.canadaviews.ca/2010/12/09/alexander-opposes-starting-on-defense-bill-until-congress-stops-january-tax-hike/)
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