House Approves 2025 Military Funding Bill Backed by Republicans

The House passed a bill that gives money to military building projects, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and related agencies for the year 2025. This bill specifies how much money can be spent on various military and defense projects, including building, acquiring, and upgrading facilities. It also states how much money can be used for planning, design, and services. The funds will be available until September 30, 2029. Republicans mainly supported and pushed for this bill to pass.

This bill gives money for military buildings and facilities for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2025. Here's how the money is divided:

  1. Army Construction: $2.22 billion is provided for Army construction projects, which include the construction and renovation of military installations and facilities. This includes $334.74 million for planning and design services.

  2. Navy and Marine Corps Construction: $4.33 billion is set for Navy and Marine Corps construction projects. Planning and design services get up to $877.95 million of this amount.

  3. Air Force Construction: The Air Fund gets $3.27 billion, with up to $459.93 million allocated for planning and design.

  4. Defense-Wide Construction: $3.5 billion is reserved for construction projects across various Defense Department agencies, with $395.13 million for planning and design.

  5. Army National Guard: $367.13 million goes here, with $30.53 million for planning and design.

  6. Air National Guard: $195.79 million is allocated, with $15.79 million for planning and design.

  7. Army Reserve: They receive $265.03 million with $41.51 million for planning and design.

  8. Navy Reserve: The Navy Reserve gets $67.33 million, of which $3.22 million is for planning and design.

All these funds are available until September 2029 and will be used to support military readiness by ensuring that the facilities and installations are well-constructed and maintained.

406 votes
Yes209
No197
Not Voting25
Jun 05, 2024, 10:54 AM (Washington D.C.)
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  1. Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
  2. On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 209 - 197 (Roll no. 247).
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  3. Passed/agreed to in House On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 209 - 197 (Roll no. 247).
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  4. On motion to recommit Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 199 - 207 (Roll no. 246).
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  5. The previous question on the motion to recommit was ordered pursuant to clause 2(b) of rule XIX.
  6. Ms. Wasserman Schultz moved to recommit to the Committee on Appropriations.
  7. The House adopted the amendments en gros as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
  8. The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
  9. The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 8580.
  10. The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
  11. Considered as unfinished business.
  12. Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 8580 as unfinished business.
  13. On motion that the committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
  14. Mr. Rutherford moved that the committee rise.
  15. DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1269, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Steube amendment No. 46.
  16. POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Steube Amendment No. 45, the Chair put the question on agreeing to the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Rutherford demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.
  17. DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1269, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Steube amendment No. 45.
  18. POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Schweikert Amendment No. 44, the Chair put the question on agreeing to the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Rutherford demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.
  19. DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1269, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Schweikert amendment No. 44.
  20. POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Schweikert Amendment No. 43, the Chair put the question on agreeing to the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Rutherford demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.
  21. Reported in House

    This bill gives money for military buildings and facilities for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2025. Here's how the money is divided:

    1. Army Construction: $2.22 billion is provided for Army construction projects, which include the construction and renovation of military installations and facilities. This includes $334.74 million for planning and design services.

    2. Navy and Marine Corps Construction: $4.33 billion is set for Navy and Marine Corps construction projects. Planning and design services get up to $877.95 million of this amount.

    3. Air Force Construction: The Air Fund gets $3.27 billion, with up to $459.93 million allocated for planning and design.

    4. Defense-Wide Construction: $3.5 billion is reserved for construction projects across various Defense Department agencies, with $395.13 million for planning and design.

    5. Army National Guard: $367.13 million goes here, with $30.53 million for planning and design.

    6. Air National Guard: $195.79 million is allocated, with $15.79 million for planning and design.

    7. Army Reserve: They receive $265.03 million with $41.51 million for planning and design.

    8. Navy Reserve: The Navy Reserve gets $67.33 million, of which $3.22 million is for planning and design.

    All these funds are available until September 2029 and will be used to support military readiness by ensuring that the facilities and installations are well-constructed and maintained.