Rep. Rosendale Files Amendments to Department of Defense Appropriations Bill
WASHINGTON, D.C. - This week, the U.S. House of Representatives is debating the Fiscal Year 2024 Department of Defense Appropriations bill. Congressman Matt Rosendale (MT-02) filed the following amendments to this legislation: Amendment 113, Amendment 114, Amendment 116, and Amendment 117.
“Congress has a duty to make our military the most effective fighting force on Earth,” said Rep. Rosendale. “That’s why I’ve filed the following amendments to this year’s defense appropriations bill to ensure our service members have the resources they need to defend our nation successfully.”
Amendment 113 would prohibit funds made available by this legislation from going to Ukraine Security Assistance until the border wall on the U.S.-Mexico border is completed and operational control of the border is achieved.
Amendment 114 ensures none of the funds made available by this act may be used to enforce any COVID-19 mask mandates.
Amendment 116 would prohibit the use of funds made available by this legislation from requiring a member of the Armed Forces or a civilian employee of the DoD to receive a vaccination against COVID-19.
Amendment 117 would prohibit the use of funds made available by this legislation to detain a citizen of the United States pursuant to section 1021 of the Fiscal Year 2012 NDAA.