HR 2810 Defense Authorization Amendments

An amendment, offered by Mr. Thornberry, numbered 1 printed in Part B of House Report 115-212 to make several technical and conforming changes to the bill On agreeing to the Thornberry amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.

An amendment, offered by Mr. Conaway, numbered 2 printed in Part B of House Report 115-212 to prohibit the DoD from entering new biofuels contracts while sequestration remains law. Once sequestration expires or is repealed, it amends current law to require the DoD to include calculations of any financial contributions made by other federal agencies for biofuels purchases. On agreeing to the Conaway amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 198 – 225 (Roll no. 356

An amendment, offered by Mr. Polis, numbered 4 printed in Part B of House Report 115-212 to reduce the base Defense Department budget by 1% excluding military/reserve/National Guard personnel, as well as Defense Health Program account. On agreeing to the Polis amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 73 – 351 (Roll no. 357)

An amendment, offered by Ms. Jayapal, numbered 5 printed in Part B of House Report 115-212 to express the sense of Congress that any authorization to appropriate increases to combined budgets of National Defense Budget (050) and Overseas Contingency Operations should be matched for non-defense discretionary budget. On agreeing to the Jayapal amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 179 – 245 (Roll no. 358)

An amendment, offered by Mr. Nadler, numbered 6 printed in Part B of House Report 115-212 to strike section 1022 of the bill prohibiting the use of funds for transfer or release of individuals detained at Guantanamo Bay to the United States. On agreeing to the Nadler amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 167 – 257 (Roll no. 359).

An amendment, offered by Mr. Nadler, numbered 7 printed in Part B of House Report 115-212 to strike section 1023 of the bill prohibiting the use of funds to construct or modify facilities in the United States to house detainees transferred from Guantanamo Bay. On agreeing to the Nadler amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 167 – 257 (Roll no. 359).

An amendment, offered by Mr. Blumenauer, numbered 8 printed in Part B of House Report 115-212 to modify Sec. 1244 to include limitations on the development of an INF range ground-launched missile system On agreeing to the Blumenauer amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 173 – 249 (Roll no. 360)

An amendment, offered by Mr. Wilson (SC), numbered 9 printed in Part B of House Report 115-212 to prohibit funding for the preparatory commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization except funds used for the international monitoring system On agreeing to the Wilson (SC) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote On agreeing to the Aguilar amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 188 – 235 (Roll no. 361)

An amendment, offered by Mr. Aguilar, numbered 10 printed in Part B of House Report 115-212 to extend a currently required CBO cost estimate review on the fielding, maintaining, modernization, replacement, and life extension of nuclear weapons and nuclear weapons delivery systems from covering a 10-year period to covering a 30-year period On agreeing to the Rogers (AL) amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 253 – 172 (Roll no. 362)

An amendment, offered by Mr. Garamendi, numbered 12 printed in Part B of House Report 115-212 to modify and extend the scope of the report required by Section 1043 of the Fiscal Year 2012 National Defense Authorization Act On agreeing to the Garamendi amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 192 – 232 (Roll no. 363)

An amendment, offered by Mr. Blumenauer, numbered 13 printed in Part B of House Report 115-212 to limit spending on the Long Range Standoff weapon (LRSO) until the Administration submits a Nuclear Posture Review to Congress including a detailed assessment of the weapon

On agreeing to the Blumenauer amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 169 – 254 (Roll no. 364)

An amendment, offered by Mr. McClintock, numbered 14 printed in Part B of House Report 115-212 to strike section 2702, the prohibition on conducting an additional round of Base Realignment and Closure On agreeing to the McClintock amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 175 – 248 (Roll no. 365)

An amendment, offered by Mr. Rogers (AL), numbered 88 printed in Part B of House Report 115-212 to amend section 1043 of the FY2012 National Defense Authorization Act to state that the Secretary may include information and data on the costs of nuclear weapons modernization beyond the currently required 10-year window if the Secretary determines such is accurate and useful.

Amendments en bloc offered by Mr. Thornberry, comprised of the following amendments printed in Part B of House Report 115-212 as en bloc No. 1: Nos. 3, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, and 31. On agreeing to the Thornberry amendments; Agreed to by voice vote

mendments en bloc offered by Mr. Thornberry, comprised of the following amendments printed in Part B of House Report 115-212 as en bloc No. 2: Nos. 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, and 49 On agreeing to the Thornberry amendments; Agreed to by voice vote

Amendments en bloc offered by Mr. Thornberry, comprised of the following amendments printed in Part B of House Report 115-212 as en bloc No. 3: Nos. 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, and 68 On agreeing to the Thornberry amendments; Agreed to by voice vote

Amendments en bloc offered by Mr. Thornberry, comprised of the following amendments printed in Part B of House Report 115-212 as en bloc No. 4: Nos. 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, and 87 On agreeing to the Thornberry amendments; Agreed to by voice vote Thornberry amendment; modified by unanimous consent. modification to amendment No. 76

An amendment, offered by Mr. Buck, numbered 3 printed in House Report 115-217 to require the DOD to complete a cost competitiveness calculation ensuring that the Department does not purchase alternative fuels unless they are as cost effective as traditional fuels. Also, research on alternative fuels is allowed to continue. On agreeing to the Buck amendment; Failed by recorded vote: (Roll no. 367)

An amendment, offered by Mr. Perry, numbered 4 printed in House Report 115-217 to strike section 336, relating to climate change On agreeing to the Perry amendment; Failed by recorded vote: (Roll no. 368

An amendment, offered by Mr. Gosar, numbered 5 printed in House Report 115-217 to direct that any determination of prevailing wage pursuant to this Act, shall be conducted by the Secretary of Labor using surveys carried out by the Bureau that use proper random statistical sampling techniques On agreeing to the Gosar amendment; Failed by recorded vote: (Roll no. 370)

An amendment, offered by Mr. Rooney, Thomas J., numbered 6 printed in House Report 115-217 to strike Sec. 541 which prohibits student-athletes graduating from service academies from seeking a deferment of service in order to pursue professional athletic careers

An amendment, offered by Mr. Keating, numbered 7 printed in House Report 115-217 to authorize the Secretary of Defense to use Defense Health Program funds for testing ticks for tick-borne diseases On agreeing to the Keating amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.

An amendment, offered by Mrs. Hartzler, numbered 10 printed in House Report 115-217 to prohibit funds for medical treatment (other than mental health treatment) related to gender transition to a person entitled to medical care under chapter 55 of title 10, U.S. code On agreeing to the Hartzler amendment; Failed by recorded vote: (Roll no. 369

An amendment, offered by Mr. Cole, numbered 12 printed in House Report 115-217 to direct the President to provide to Congress a strategy and a budgetary analysis needed to defeat Al-Quaeda, the Taliban, The Islamic State of Iraq and ISIS, no later than 30 days after final passage. The report shall include an analysis of the Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) and the legal framework to accomplish the strategy described. On agreeing to the Cole amendment; Agreed to by voice vote

An amendment, offered by Mr. Franks (AZ), numbered 13 printed in House Report 115-217 to require the Secretary of Defense to conduct strategic assessments of the use of violent or unorthodox Islamic religious doctrine to support extremist or terrorist messaging and justification On agreeing to the Franks (AZ) amendment; Failed by recorded vote: (Roll no. 372)

An amendment, offered by Ms. Cheney, numbered 14 printed in House Report 115-217 to prevent reductions of ICBMs below the levels set by the New START Treaty On agreeing to the Cheney amendment; Agreed to by voice vote

n amendment, offered by Mr. Lamborn, numbered 15 printed in House Report 115-217 to normalize the operational test and evaluation process for the ballistic missile defense system by conforming the condition for proceeding beyond low-rate initial production in line with all other major defense acquisition programs On agreeing to the Lamborn amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: (Roll no. 373)

Amendments en bloc offered by Mr. Thornberry, offered by Mr. Thornberry, comprised of the following amendments printed House Report 115-217 as en bloc No. 1: Nos. 2, 8, 9, 11, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, and 35 On agreeing to the Thornberry amendments; Agreed to by voice vote

Amendments en bloc offered by Mr. Thornberry, offered by Mr. Thornberry, offered by Mr. Thornberry, comprised of the following amendments printed House Report 115-217 as en bloc No. 2: Nos. 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 50, 51, 52, and 53 On agreeing to the Thornberry amendments; Agreed to by voice vote

An amendment, offered by Mr. Byrne, numbered 17 printed in House Report 115-217 to classify a vessel being repaired or dismantled to be a “recreational vessel” if the vessel shares elements of design and construction of traditional recreational vessels and is not normally engaged in a military or commercial undertaking when operating On agreeing to the Byrne amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: (Roll no. 374)

An amendment, offered by Mr. Hunter, numbered 18 printed in House Report 115-217 to address forum selection for claims from foreign maritime crews On agreeing to the Hunter amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: (Roll no. 375

An amendment, offered by Mr. McGovern, numbered 43 printed in House Report 115-217 to require the Secretary of Defense to design and produce a military service medal to honor retired and former members of the Armed Forces who are radiation-exposed veterans On agreeing to the McGovern amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: (Roll no. 376).

Amendments en bloc offered by Mr. Thornberry, comprised of the following amendments printed in House Report 115-217 as en bloc No. 3: 16, 49, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, and 71 n agreeing to the Thornberry amendments; Agreed to by voice vote

Amendments en bloc offered by Mr. Thornberry, comprised of the following amendments printed in House Report 115-217 as en bloc No. 4: 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91. n agreeing to the Thornberry amendments; Agreed to by voice vote

Amendments en bloc offered by Mr. Thornberry, comprised of the following amendments printed in House Report 115-217 as en bloc No. 5: 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107 n agreeing to the Thornberry amendments; Agreed to by voice vote

Amendments en bloc offered by Mr. Thornberry, comprised of the following amendments printed in House Report 115-217 as en bloc No. 6: 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 117, 118, 119, 120, 121 n agreeing to the Thornberry amendments; Agreed to by voice vote

An amendment, offered by Ms. Tenney, numbered 122 printed in House Report 115-217 to reinstate the Berry Amendment’s longstanding domestic sourcing requirement for stainless steel flatware and provides for a one year phase-in period On agreeing to the Tenney amendment; Failed by voice vote