NDAA amendment update: Voice-voted amendments

Accepted by voice vote:

#1, Rob Wittman (R-Va.), to give the Secretary of Defense the authority to procure advance components for Ford-class aircraft carriers.

# 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 21, 29, 34, 35, 36 (en bloc), Buck McKeon (R-Calif.). Among other things, these designate the Chief of the National Guard Bureau as a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, convey the sense of the Congress that the Secretary of Defense should work with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on financial counseling for service members, and convey the sense of the Congress that DOD should share intelligence with the Department of Homeland Security on Southwest border issues. Many others deal with health issues for service members.

#6, John Carter (R-Texas), to expand military whistleblower protections.

#19, Andre Carson (D-Ind.), to direct DOD to provide mental health assessments of service members during deployment.

# 44, 45, 51, 52, 58, 68, 73, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 98, 99 (en bloc), Buck McKeon (R-Calif.). Among other things, #58 clarifies that the NDAA does not authorize further military action in Libya.

Several other recorded votes have been requested, and a series of votes on these is expected later Wednesday evening.