View Author 27 February 2013
On January 2, President Obama signed into law the $633 billion National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013. See P.L. 112-239, 126 Stat. 1632. As with the FY 2012 NDAA, the FY 2013 NDAA was stalled for many months and was enacted three months after the start of the 2013 fiscal year. The bill was passed 315–107 by the House of Representatives on Dec. 20, 2012. It passed the Senate the next day by an 81–14 vote.