National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 (HR 2810 / S 1519, 115th Congress)

The Policy

What it does

Authorizes appropriations for fiscal year 2018 for military activities of the Department of Defense and for military construction; establishes certain requirements and programs related to traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder, chronic traumatic encephalopathy, artificial intelligence, drones, and biological engineering / genetic enhancement.

Synopsis

HR 2810 and the textually similar S 1519, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018, would authorize appropriations for certain Department of Defense activities. In particular, this authorization bills include certain requirements for programs related to traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder, chronic traumatic encephalopathy, artificial intelligence, drones, and biological engineering / genetic enhancement.

Context

The Science


The Debate