H.Res.998 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Navy's total readiness remains in a perilous state due to high operational demands, increased deployment lengths, shortened training periods, and deferred maintenance all while the Navy is asked to "do more with less" as financial support for critical areas waned in the era of sequestration and without consistent Congressional funding.115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Wittman, Robert J. [R-VA-1] (Introduced 07/16/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/17/2018 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.998 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House without amendment (07/17/2018)
Recognizes the U.S. Navy's need for congressional support to address readiness, training, and modernization challenges that threaten to weaken naval superiority.
Finds that failing to provide the U.S. Navy with stable and predictable funding negatively affects its ability to project power, reassure critical allies, and defeat adversaries.