Washington Report: President Sings Defense Spending Bills

February 2006
Army Magazine;Feb2006, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p6
The article reports that U.S. President George W. Bush has signed the fiscal year 2006 defense appropriations and authorization bills. Disagreements on the effort to include prisoner treatment amendment causes the delay of the legislation. Appropriations bill H.R. 2863 provides funds to various government agencies, while H.R. 1815 or the authorization bill authorizes government employees with benefits.


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