On Tuesday, December 12, 2017, the President signed into law:
H.R. 2810, the “National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018,” which authorizes fiscal year 2018 appropriations principally for Department of Defense programs and military construction, and Department of Energy national security programs; authorizes recruitment and retention bonuses, special payments, and other authorities relating to the U.S. Armed Forces; and provides authorities related to and makes other modifications to national security, foreign affairs, and other related programs; and
H.R. 4374, which amends statutory authority for use of unapproved medical products during a military emergency, to expedite development and review of medical products for military emergency use, and to improve cross-government coordination on development and review of such medical products.