National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009

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The bill, which was introduced March 31, 2008, hoped to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2009 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, to amend the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to provide for the protection of child custody arrangements for parents who are members of the Armed Forces deployed in support of a contingency operation, and for other purposes.[1]



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Key Votes

The House of Representatives voted on H.R. 5658 on May, 22, 2008.


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Scored vote

Scorecard: National Journal 2008 House Scorecard

Org. position: Nay

Description:

"Add $193 million for the Army's Future Combat System. May 22. (128-287)"

(Original scorecard available at: http://www.nationaljournal.com/njmagazine/cs_20090228_4813.php)


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Scored vote

Scorecard: National Journal 2008 House Scorecard

Org. position: Nay

Description:

"Add $719 million for missile defense systems. May 22. (186-229)"

(Original scorecard available at: http://www.nationaljournal.com/njmagazine/cs_20090228_4813.php)


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Scored vote

Scorecard: National Journal 2008 House Scorecard

Org. position: Nay

Description:

"Cut $966 million for missile defense systems. May 22. (122-292)"

(Original scorecard available at: http://www.nationaljournal.com/njmagazine/cs_20090228_4813.php)


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Scored vote

Scorecard: National Journal 2008 House Scorecard

Org. position: Nay

Description:

"Add $10 million for nuclear replacement warheads. May 22. (145-271)"

(Original scorecard available at: http://www.nationaljournal.com/njmagazine/cs_20090228_4813.php)


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Scored vote

Scorecard: National Journal 2008 House Scorecard

Org. position: Aye

Description:

"Require congressional approval for any agreement that obligates the United States to defend Iraq. May 22. (234-183)"

(Original scorecard available at: http://www.nationaljournal.com/njmagazine/cs_20090228_4813.php)


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Scored vote

Scorecard: National Journal 2008 House Scorecard

Org. position: Aye

Description:

"Require a presidential report on the long-term costs of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. May 22. (245-168)"

(Original scorecard available at: http://www.nationaljournal.com/njmagazine/cs_20090228_4813.php)


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Scored vote

Scorecard: National Journal 2008 House Scorecard

Org. position: Aye

Description:

"Prohibit contractors from interrogating detainees. May 22. (240-168)"

(Original scorecard available at: http://www.nationaljournal.com/njmagazine/cs_20090228_4813.php)


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Scored vote

Scorecard: National Journal 2008 House Scorecard

Org. position: Aye

Description:

"Require the Pentagon to videotape interrogations of detainees with guidelines. May 22. (218-192)"

(Original scorecard available at: http://www.nationaljournal.com/njmagazine/cs_20090228_4813.php)

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References

  1. National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009 on [hhttp://www.opencongress.org/bill/110-h5658/show].

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