William "Mac" Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act for 2021 Passes the House.

July 22, 2020
Press Release

In a vote of 295 yea / 125 nay the 2021 NDAA H.R. 6395 has passed the U.S. House of Representatives with bi-partisan support.

Significantly, H.R. 6395 contains language to extend H-2B exemptions for civillian labor projects on Guam, and also includes an additional  $662,830,000 in military buildup projects.

"This year we have over $662 million in military buildup spending for Guam and have a long-awaited solution to our need for H-2B  construction labor to be available for civilian projects on Guam, passing the House of Representatives with bi-partisan support." opened Congressman San Nicolas. "This brings our total military spending on Guam for our term to just under $1 Billion, and this along with the breakthrough in our H-2B circumstances are indicative of our ability to continue delivering outcomes for our people working collaboratively to address armed services issues." Congressman San Nicolas added.

"As H.R. 6395 moves to the Senate for consideration we will again be engaging local civic groups, our Guam Republican Party, and leadership in the Government of Guam to all lend their support in getting these critical provisions over the finish line and enacted into law," Congressman San Nicolas concludes.