"On June 12, the Senate began floor debate on its version of the FY2007 defense authorization, S 2766. A debate over Iraq policy began on June 15 and may continue in action on the bill next week. The House passed its version of the authorization, H.R. 5122, on May 11. Both the House and the Senate bills authorize $513 billion for national defense, equal to the Administration request, including $50 billion in emergency funding for operations in Iraq and elsewhere at the start of the fiscal year. Meanwhile, the House has begun action on defense-related appropriations bills. The House passed the Military Quality of Life/Veterans Affairs appropriations bill, H.R. 5385, on May 19. It provides $58.1 billion for Department of Defense programs, including military construction and defense health, $825 million below the Administration request. On June 13, the full Appropriations Committee marked up its version of the defense appropriations bill, unnumbered as yet. It is expected on the House floor the week of June 19. It provides $377.6 billion for programs under the subcommittees jurisdiction, $4.1 billion below the request."
CRS Report for Congress, RL33405