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S Amdt 4818 - Funding for Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan - National Key Vote

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Title: Funding for Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment that provides funding for the Department of Defense in the amount of $99.57 billion for fiscal year 2008 and $65.77 billion for fiscal year 2009, totaling $165.35 billion.

Highlights:

  • Requires the Secretary of Defense to send a report to Congress detailing performance standards and goals with a timetable for the achievement of security, economic, and security force training objectives in Iraq, starting with an initial report to be submitted by December 5, 2008, and updating the report every 90 days thereafter through the end of fiscal year 2009 (Sec. 11204).
  • Requires the Secretary of Defense to submit to Congress a report on the individual transition readiness assessments of security forces in Iraq and Afghanistan, starting with an initial report no later than 30 days after enactment of this bill and updating the report every 90 days after the initial submission until October 1, 2009 (Sec. 11205).

Title: Funding for Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT, WHICH REPLACES THE ENTIRE TEXT OF THE LEGISLATION WITH A NEW TEXT. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

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