Posted December 6, 2018 7:08 pm by Comments

By Ammoland

President Trump Signs The Frank Lobiondo Coast Guard Authorization Act
President Trump Signs The Frank Lobiondo Coast Guard Authorization Act: President Donald J. Trump signs S.140 The Frank Lobiondo Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2018 Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in the Oval Office of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Joyce N. Boghosian)

Washington, DC – -(AmmoLand.com)- On Tuesday, Dec. 4, President Donald J. Trump signed S. 140, the “Frank LoBiondo Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2018,” into law.

This legislation authorizes funding for the United States Coast Guard through fiscal year 2019 and supports its plans to recapitalize and modernize its assets to carry out its critical missions.

Specifically, the bill authorizes $7.9 billion for Coast Guard operating expenses and $2.6 billion for procurement, construction, renovation, and facilities improvement in fiscal year 2019. For fiscal year 2018, $12.1 billion was appropriated to the Coast Guard, a $1.7 billion increase from fiscal year 2017. President Trump and his Administration remain committed to prioritizing policies that strengthen and ready our military.

The following individuals were in attendance:

The White House

  • President Donald J. Trump
  • General John Kelly, Chief of Staff
  • Derek Lyons, White House Staff Secretary
  • Shahira Knight, Director of the Office of Legislative Affairs
  • Doug Fears, Deputy Assistant to the President and Homeland Security and Counterterrorism …Read the Rest

    Source:: AmmoLand

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