Bipartisan Legislation Includes Senator Hassan’s Amendments to Establish a Cybersecurity State Coordinator in Each State, Strengthen Efforts to Protect Overseas Service Members from Small Drones
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) voted today to pass the bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021, which included key priorities that Senator Hassan introduced and championed to protect the national security of Granite Staters and all Americans.
“Keeping Granite Staters and all Americans safe, secure, and free is the most important responsibility that we have – and I’m pleased that this year’s national defense bill includes key provisions to support our service members and our state,” said Senator Hassan. “This bipartisan legislation secures a pay raise for our men and women in uniform, directs critical funding for New Hampshire, including at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, and includes important, bipartisan provisions that I authored to protect our military serving abroad from small drones and address cybersecurity threats here at home.”
New Hampshire Priorities Included in the FY21 National Defense Authorization Act:
Support for Service Members & Military Projects
Cybersecurity & Technology Provisions
Provisions to Address Rise of China