LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Soon, men might not be the only ones registering for the draft. 

The Senate has approved a $600 billion defense budget that includes a provision requiring women to register.

Women who turn 18-years-old on or after Jan. 1, 2018, would have to register.

Supporters say it's fair to include women now that the Pentagon has opened all military roles to women.

The defense budget still needs to be approved by the House.

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