US HB941 | 2017-2018 | 115th Congress


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 7-0)
Status: Introduced on February 7 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-03-23 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


12 Carrier Act This bill requires the Navy's naval combat forces to include at least 12 (currently, 11) operational aircraft carriers, effective September 30, 2023. The bill amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 to eliminate the requirement that the Navy's certification to the congressional defense committees must indicate that the full ship shock trials on the U.S.S. Gerald R. Ford will be conducted before the first deployment of such ship.

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12 Carrier Act


Roll Calls


2017-03-23HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces.
2017-02-07HouseReferred to the House Committee on Armed Services.
2017-02-07HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

HB2810 (Related) 2017-12-12 - Became Public Law No: 115-91. (TXT | PDF)
HR616 (Similar To) 2017-11-14 - Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
HB5515 (Related) 2018-07-11 - Message on Senate action sent to the House.


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