H.R. 4435, the Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015

Cost Estimate
May 16, 2014

As reported by the House Committee on Armed Services on May 13, 2014

H.R. 4435 would authorize appropriations totaling $594 billion for fiscal year 2015 for the military functions of the Department of Defense (DoD), for certain activities of the Department of Energy (DOE), and for other purposes. That total includes $79 billion for the cost of overseas contingency operations, primarily in Afghanistan. In addition, H.R. 4435 would prescribe personnel strengths for each active-duty and selected-reserve component of the U.S. armed forces. CBO estimates that appropriation of the authorized amounts would result in outlays of $581 billion over the 2015-2019 period.