HR 3219 House Amendments

HR 3219 House Amendments

An amendment, offered by Mr. Connolly, numbered 1 printed in House Report 115-259 to increase funding for the Government Accountability Office (GAO). On agreeing to the Connolly amendment; Failed by voice vote

An amendment, offered by Mrs. Love, numbered 2 printed in House Report 115-259 to expand the permissible uses of MRA funds that have been designated for Member security to include residential security systems that do not constitute structural improvements to Members’ homes. On agreeing to the Love amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.

An amendment, offered by Mr. Kildee, numbered 3 printed in House Report 115-259 to increase the House Wounded Warrior Program by $250,000. On agreeing to the Kildee amendment; Agreed to by voice vote

An amendment, offered by Mr. Perry, numbered 4 printed in House Report 115-259 to reduce the appropriation to the Congressional Budget Office On agreeing to the Perry amendment; Failed by recorded vote: (Roll no. 416)

An amendment, offered by Mr. Griffith, numbered 5 printed in House Report 115-259 to eliminate the Budget Analysis Division of the Congressional Budget Office and transfer the duties of that division to the Office of the Director of CBO. On agreeing to the Griffith amendment; Failed by recorded vote: (Roll no. 417)

An amendment, offered by Mr. Cicilline, numbered 6 printed in House Report 115-259 to increase funds in order to provide designated baby changing stations for members of the public who visit publicly accessible buildings controlled by the Architect of the Capitol, including in both male and female publicly accessible bathrooms On agreeing to the Cicilline amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.

An amendment, offered by Mr. Takano, numbered 7 printed in House Report 115-259 to appropriate $2.5 million to re-institute the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA), offset from funds from the Architect of the Capitol’s Capital Construction and Operations Account On agreeing to the Takano amendment; Failed by recorded vote: (Roll no. 418).

An amendment, offered by Ms. Shea-Porter, numbered 8 printed in House Report 115-259 to prohibit the use of funds from Members Representational Allowances to mail any unsolicited mass mailing larger than the size of a standard US postcard. On agreeing to the Shea-Porter amendment; Failed by voice vote

An amendment, offered by Mr. Russell, numbered 9 printed in House Report 115-259 to prohibit the printed distribution of the Federal Register to House offices, unless an office requests a printed copy On agreeing to the Russell amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.

An amendment, offered by Mr. Bergman, numbered 11 printed in House Report 115-259 to reduce the Veterans Benefits Administrations General Operating Expenses account by $30,000,000 and increase the Information Technology Systems Development, Modernization, and Enhancement account by the same amount. By unanimous consent, the Bergman amendment was withdrawn

Amendments en bloc offered by Mr. Dent, comprised of the following amendments printed in House Report 115-259 as en bloc No. 1: 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 25, and 26. On agreeing to the Dent amendments; Agreed to by voice vote

An amendment, offered by Mr. Green, Al, numbered 13 printed in House Report 115-259 to increase Homeless Veteran Treatment by $70 million, and decrease General expenses account by $70 million. By unanimous consent, the Green, Al amendment was withdrawn

An amendment, offered by Mr. Ratcliffe, numbered 20 printed in House Report 115-259 to prohibit funds from being used to propose, plan, or execute a new round of Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) On agreeing to the Ratcliffe amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.

An amendment, offered by Mr. Brat, numbered 21 printed in House Report 115-259 to prohibit the Department of Veterans Affairs from spending money on a study that causes significant pain or distress to dogs. Amendment also clarifies that training programs or studies of service dogs are not included in the ban on funding On agreeing to the Brat amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.

n amendment, offered by Mr. King (IA), numbered 23 printed in House Report 115-259 to ensure that no funds are used to implement, administer, or enforce the Davis-Bacon Act On agreeing to the King (IA) amendment; Failed by recorded vote: (Roll no. 419)

An amendment, offered by Mr. Bergman, numbered 27 printed in House Report 115-259 to increase the Investigations account under the Army Corps of Engineers by $1,000,000 and reduces Army Corps Expenses by the same amount. On agreeing to the Bergman amendment; Agreed to by voice vote

Amendments en bloc offered by Mr. Simpson, comprised of the following amendments printed in House Report 115-259 as en bloc No 2: 29, 30, 33, 34, 45, 47, 48, 66, 67, 68, and 69. On agreeing to the Simpson amendments; Agreed to by voice vote.

An amendment, offered by Mr. Mitchell, numbered 36 printed in House Report 115-259 to reduce by 10% the general administrative expense accounts of the USACE, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, Department of the Interior, and Department of Energy. Amendment also transfers the savings to the Spending Reduction Account. On agreeing to the Mitchell amendment; Failed by voice vote

An amendment, offered by Mr. Mast, numbered 32 printed in House Report 115-259 to increase Aquatic Plant Control Research Program by $500,000.00 and aims to (1) provide science-based guidance on developing or using new technologies for managing, preventing, and monitoring aquatic invasive species; (2) improve the efficacy and diversity of available management options; (3) reduce the impacts of aquatic invasive species on federally listed (threatened and endangered) species; (4) reduce operations and maintenance costs associated with aquatic invasive species management; and (5) develop solutions regarding these species based on field needs. On agreeing to the Mast amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.

An amendment, offered by Mr. Heck, numbered 35 printed in House Report 115-259 to provide funding for a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers study on the extent to which the agency has used low impact development to comply with Sec. 438 of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007.On agreeing to the Heck amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.

An amendment, offered by Ms. Kaptur, numbered 37 printed in House Report 115-259 to strike section 108 on page 277, line 12, which authorizes the Administr ator of the EPA and the Secretary of the Army to withdraw the WOTUS rule without regard to any provision of statue or regulation that establishes a requirement for such withdrawal. On agreeing to the Kaptur amendment; Failed by voice vote

An amendment, offered by Ms. Castor (FL), numbered 38 printed in House Report 115-259 to increase funding for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy by $177,000,000 and reduce funding for Fossil Energy Research and Development by $355,000,000. On agreeing to the Castor (FL) amendment; Failed by recorded vote: (Roll no. 420)

An amendment, offered by Mr. Norcross, numbered 39 printed in House Report 115-259 to add $161.725 million to the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy for research and development to advance energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies. On agreeing to the Norcross amendment; Failed by recorded vote: (Roll no. 421)

An amendment, offered by Mr. Quigley, numbered 40 printed in House Report 115-259 to cut $921 million from the Department of Energy nuclear weapons activities account and add $921 million to the Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy On agreeing to the Quigley amendment; Failed by voice vote.

An amendment, offered by Mr. Polis, numbered 41 printed in House Report 115-259 to increase funds for the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy account by $986,292,000 and decrease funds for Fossil Energy Research and Development by $634,600,000 and reduce the National Nuclear Security Administration Weapons Activities account by $352,000,000. On agreeing to the Polis amendment; Failed by voice vote

 An amendment, offered by Mr. McKinley, numbered 42 printed in House Report 115-259 to increases fossil energy funding to 2017 funding levels. On agreeing to the McKinley amendment; Agreed to by voice vote

An amendment, offered by Mr. Perry, numbered 43 printed in House Report 115-259 to increase funding for EERE by $15,000,000 and decrease funding for the Department of Energy departmental administration by $15,000,000. On agreeing to the Perry amendment; Agreed to by voice vote. On agreeing to the Perry amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.

An amendment, offered by Ms. Jackson Lee, numbered 49 printed in House Report 115-259 to redirect $1 million in funding within the Departmental Administration account in order to address environmental concerns in both urban and rural settings On agreeing to the Jackson Lee amendment; Agreed to by voice vote

An amendment, offered by Ms. Lujan Grisham, M., numbered 50 printed in House Report 115-259 to prioritize funding for the construction of facilities that NNSA needs t o meet its mission By unanimous consent, the Lujan Grisham, M. amendment was withdrawn

An amendment, offered by Mr. Foster, numbered 51 printed in House Report 115-259 to reduce the NNSA Weapons Account by $10,000,000 and increases the account by the same amount, to be used to fight bioterror  On agreeing to the Foster amendment; Agreed to by voice vote

An amendment, offered by Mr. Garamendi, numbered 52 printed in House Report 115-259 to reduce the Weapons Activities–Recapitalization–Infrastructure to the Presidents Budget level and increases the Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation account by the same amount. On agreeing to the Garamendi amendment; Failed by recorded vote: (Roll no. 423)

An amendment, offered by Ms. Rosen, numbered 53 printed in House Report 115-259 to transfer to the Spending Reduction Account funding for Department of Energy disposal of defense nuclear waste, including acquisition of real property or facility construction/expansion By unanimous consent, the Rosen amendment was withdrawn

An amendment, offered by Ms. Pingree, numbered 54 printed in House Report 115-259 to strike section 505 on page 325 that pertains to National Ocean Policy and Ocean Planning. On agreeing to the Pingree amendment; Failed by recorded vote: (Roll no. 424)

 An amendment, offered by Mr. Kihuen, numbered 55 printed in House Report 115-259 to strike language that would prohibit closure of the Yucca Mountain project. On agreeing to the Kihuen amendment; Failed by voice vote.

An amendment, offered by Ms. Jackson Lee, numbered 56 printed in House Report 115-259 to allocate an additional $3 million for post-disaster watershed assessment studies On agreeing to the Jackson Lee amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.

 An amendment, offered by Mr. Gosar, numbered 59 printed in House Report 115-259 to prohibit the use of funds to prepare, propose, or promulgate any regulation or guidance related to the social cost of carbon.  On agreeing to the Gosar amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.

n amendment, offered by Ms. DelBene, numbered 60 printed in House Report 115-259 to ensure the Army Corps of Engineers is using taxpayer dollars on American-made anchor chain. y unanimous consent, the DelBene amendment was withdrawn.

An amendment, offered by Mr. Burgess, numbered 61 printed in House Report 115-259 to state that limitation amendment pertaining to lightbulb energy efficiency regulations. On agreeing to the Burgess amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.

An amendment, offered by Mrs. Blackburn, numbered 62 printed in House Report 115-259 to provide for a one percent across the board cut to the discretionary spending levels in Division D of the bill. On agreeing to the Blackburn amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 140 – 285, 1 Present (Roll no. 428).

An amendment, offered by Mr. Perry, numbered 63 printed in House Report 115-259 to prohibit the use of funds to implement or enforce the final rule published by the Secretary of Energy entitled “Energy Conservation Program: Test Procedures for Central Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps On agreeing to the Perry amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 177 – 248 (Roll no. 429)

An amendment, offered by Mr. Budd, numbered 64 printed in House Report 115-259 to prohibit the use of funds to be used to implement, administer, or enforce the prevailing wage requirements in subchapter IV of chapter 31 of title 40, United States Code (commonly referred to as the Davis-Bacon Act). By unanimous consent, the Budd amendment was withdrawn.

An amendment, offered by Mr. Mitchell, numbered 70 printed in House Report 115-259 to ensure none of the funds in this act are used to delay the release of the USACE Great Lakes and Mississippi River Interbasin Study (GLMRIS) Brand Road Study. By unanimous consent, the Mitchell amendment was withdrawn.

Amendments en bloc offered by Ms. Granger, comprised of the following amendments printed in Part B of House Report 115-261 as en bloc No. 1: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 33, 34, 36, 37, 40, 44, 46, 49, 50, 52, 53, and 54. On agreeing to the Granger amendments; Agreed to by voice vote

An amendment, offered by Mr. Langevin, numbered 8 printed in Part B of House Report 115-261 to support the reinvigoration of the DOD Cyber Scholarship Program On agreeing to the Langevin amendment Agreed to by voice vote

An amendment, offered by Mr. Suozzi, numbered 10 printed in Part B of House Report 115-261 to increase Environmental Restoration, Navy funding by $34,734,000 and decrease Operations and Maintenance, Defense-Wide by $34,734,000 On agreeing to the Suozzi amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: (Roll no. 430)

An amendment, offered by Mr. Boyle, Brendan F., numbered 12 printed in Part B of House Report 115-261 to increase by $30 million each the Navy Environmental Restoration Account and the Air Force Environmental Restoration Account for the purpose of remediating perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) drinking water contamination and outreach and engagement with local communities with impacted drinking water systems. On agreeing to the Boyle, Brendan F. amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: (Roll no. 431)

An amendment, offered by Mr. Grothman, numbered 13 printed in Part B of House Report 115-261 to reduce the Operation and Maintenance, Defense-wide account by $30 million and increase the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle account by $30 million On agreeing to the Grothman amendment; Agreed to by voice vote

An amendment, offered by Mr. Dunn, numbered 31 printed in Part B of House Report 115-261 to reduce the Research, Development, Test and Evaluation, Air Force account by $30 million and increase the Research, Development, Test and Evaluation, Air Force to accelerate deployment of Air Force Major Range Test Facility Base (MRTFB) open-air range capabilities in the Eastern Gulf On agreeing to the Dunn amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.

An amendment, offered by Ms. Speier, numbered 35 printed in Part B of House Report 115-261 to specify that $25 million appropriated for Defense Health Program research, development, test and evaluation may be used to award grants to medical researchers and universities to support research into early detection of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). On agreeing to the Speier amendment; Failed by voice vote.

 An amendment, offered by Mr. Nadler, numbered 38 printed in Part B of House Report 115-261 to strike sections 8094 and 8095, relating to the release or transfer detainees currently held at Guantanamo Bay to secure facilities in the United States and allow for funding to construct, acquire, or modify domestic facilities to host these relocated detainees. On agreeing to the Nadler amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 172 – 252 (Roll no. 432)

An amendment, offered by Mr. Foster, numbered 42 printed in Part B of House Report 115-261 to prohibit the use of funds to develop a space-based ballistic missile intercept layer. On agreeing to the Foster amendment; Failed by voice vote.

An amendment, offered by Mr. Cartwright, numbered 43 printed in Part B of House Report 115-261 to prohibit the use of funds be used to plan for, begin, continue, complete, process, or approve a public-private competition to determine whether Federal civilian jobs should be outsourced. On agreeing to the Cartwright amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 253 – 172 (Roll no. 433)

An amendment, offered by Mr. Davidson, numbered 45 printed in Part B of House Report 115-261 to prohibit use of funds with respect to military action in Yemen to the extent that such action is inconsistent with the War Powers Resolution. On agreeing to the Davidson amendment; Failed by voice vote

An amendment, offered by Mr. DeSantis, numbered 47 printed in Part B of House Report 115-261 to prohibit funds from being used to purchase heavy water from Iran. VACATED PROCEEDINGS – Mr. Visclosky asked unanimous consent to vacate the proceedings for a recorded vote on the DeSantis amendment No. 47, to the end that the Chair put the question on the amendment de novo. Agreed to without objection.