US House version of the bill adds $27 billion more to the Biden administration's request of an historic $813 billion to fund defence-related programmes in other departments.
The 16-member commission will submit a final report within three years on the US failures in the 20-year Afghanistan war and the Taliban's victory.
The omnibus bill required 12 votes to approve defence spending for 2021 and a long-anticipated Covid relief stimulus package for Americans.
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