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The Committee retains jurisdiction of all subjects listed in clause 1(c) of rule X of the Rules of the House of Representatives and retains exclusive jurisdiction for: defense policy generally, ongoing military operations, the organization and reform of the Department of Defense and Department of Energy, counter-drug programs, acquisition and industrial base policy, technology transfer and export controls, joint interoperability, the Cooperative Threat Reduction program, Department of Energy nonproliferation programs, and detainee affairs and policy.

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Legislation

Smarter Approaches to Nuclear Expenditures Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.

Date: October 29, 2019

Essential National Security Authorities Act for Fiscal Year 2020

Committee on Armed Services. Original measure reported to Senate by Senator Inhofe. Without written report.

Date: October 29, 2019

Stopping Executive Overreach on Military Appropriations Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.

Date: October 24, 2019

A bill to provide for a regional center for security studies for the Arctic in the Department of Defense, and for other purposes.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.

Date: October 24, 2019

A resolution expressing support for the designation of October 23, 2019, as a national day of remembrance of the tragic terrorist bombing of the United States Marine Corps barracks in Beirut, Lebanon, in 1983.

Referred to the Committee on Armed Services.

Date: October 23, 2019

Supporting Eating Disorders Recovery Through Vital Expansion Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.

Date: October 23, 2019

Second Lieutenant Richard W. Collins III Memorial Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.

Date: September 26, 2019

Fallen Heroes Family Travel Act of 2019

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.

Date: September 18, 2019

Defense Storage and Supply Efficiency Improvement Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.

Date: September 17, 2019

A joint resolution relating to a national emergency declared by the President on February 15, 2019.

Senate Committee on Armed Services discharged by Unanimous Consent.

Date: September 25, 2019

Subsidiaries

Committee

Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities

Responsibilities: Policies and programs related to science and technology, special operations, intelligence, counterterrorism, security cooperation, strategic and information operations, countering weapons of mass destruction, and homeland defense. Oversight of budget accounts: Technology base RDT&E; operational test and evaluation; RDT&E and procurement supporting special operations and low-intensity conflict capabilities; peacekeeping operations; chemical and biological warfare defense; chemical demilitarization; and security cooperation programs, including counternarcotics. Oversight of DOD offices: Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering; Under Secretary of Defense (Intelligence); Assistant Secretary of Defense (Homeland Defense); Assistant Secretary of Defense (Special Operations and Low-Intensity Conflict); and Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering. Oversight of DOD commands and agencies: Special Operations Command; Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency; Defense Security Cooperation Agency; National Security Agency; Defense Intelligence Agency; National Reconnaissance Office; and National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.

Subcommittee on Personnel

Responsibilities: Military and DOD civilian personnel policies; end strengths for military personnel; military personnel compensation and benefits; military health care; and military nominations. Special additional areas: Professional Military Education; DOD schools; DOD child care and family assistance; Civil-military programs; POW/MIA issues; Armed Forces Retirement Home; Morale, Welfare and Recreation; and military commissaries and exchanges. Oversight of budget accounts: Military personnel; military retirement; Defense Health Program; DOD Medicare-Eligible Retiree Health Care Fund; and operation and maintenance for certain education and civil-military programs. Oversight of DOD offices: Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel & Readiness); Assistant Secretary of Defense (Manpower & Reserve Affairs); Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs); Assistant Secretary of Defense (Readiness). Oversight of DOD agencies: Defense Health Agency; Defense Commissary Agency; and Defense Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Accounting Agency.

Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support

Responsibilities: Military readiness including training, logistics, and maintenance; military construction; housing construction and privatization; contracting and acquisition policy; business and financial management; base realignment and closure; and defense energy and environmental programs. Special additional areas: Conventional ammunition procurement; RDT&E infrastructure; National Defense Stockpile; defense industrial and technology base policies; facility and housing maintenance and repair; land and property management; information technology management policy (excluding cyber); and industrial operations, including depots, shipyards, arsenals, and ammunition plants. Oversight of budget accounts: Operation and maintenance; RDT&E support programs; conventional ammunition procurement; military construction and family housing; base realignment and closure; working capital funds; the National Defense Stockpile Transaction Fund. Oversight of DoD offices: Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics)*; Department of Defense Deputy Chief Management Officer; and the Chief Management Officers of the military departments. Oversight of DOD agencies and commands: U.S. Transportation Command; Defense Logistics Agency; Defense Finance and Accounting Service; Defense Investigative Service; Defense Contract Audit Agency; DOD Inspector General.