Summary of Amendments Submitted to the Rules Committee for Division B of H.R. 6147 - Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2019

Summaries Derived from Information Provided by Sponsors

Listed in Alphabetical Order

July 16, 2018 5:30 PM

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Aguilar (CA)

#16

Specifies that individuals covered by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program are eligible for federal government employment.

Barragán,  (CA)

#92

LATE Prevents the White House from hiring anyone who has been charged with the crime of domestic abuse.

Blackburn (TN)

#84

LATE REVISED Reduces discretionary budget authority by one percent for Fiscal Year 2019 Appropriations for Financial Services and General Government-related agencies.

Blunt Rochester (DE)

#93

LATE States that no funds should be used to encourage the discrimination of people with pre-existing conditions through promoting healthcare plans that don’t cover pre-existing conditions.

Bordallo (GU)

#14

Provides appropriations for the Guam War Claims program for the victims of the occupation of Guam during World War II.

Boyle (PA)

#98

LATE Reduces the White House Salaries and Expenses account and reallocate to the Department of Defense's Office of Small Business Programs the the amount the Department of Defense determines to be the costs associated with flying the President to Mar a Lago.

Brooks (AL), Duncan (SC), Biggs (AZ), Gosar (AZ), Gaetz (FL), Palmer (AL), Norman (SC), McClintock (CA), Black (TN), Yoho (FL), Webster (FL), King, Steve (IA), Jones (NC), Barletta (PA), DesJarlais (TN)

#60

REVISED Prohibit funds made available under this act to be used to contravene Section 642 of the Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (8 U.S.C. 1373).

Budd (NC)

#66

LATE REVISED Prohibits funds from being used to implement the FinCEN’s Customer Due Diligence Rule (CDD Rule) with respect to accounts that roll over or automatically renew, such as certificate of deposits and loan accounts.

Budd (NC)

#67

LATE WITHDRAWN Prohibits funds from being used to implement the regulation titled “Accounting Standards Update No. 2016-13, titled Financial Instruments—Credit Losses.”

Capuano (MA)

#35

Strikes Section 628 which prohibits the SEC from promulgating a political spending disclosure rule.

Carbajal (CA)

#64

Strikes Section 125, which prevents the IRS from issuing guidance to more clearly define political activity for 501(c)(4) organizations.

Cohen (TN)

#36

Prohibits the use of funds to enter into any new contract, grant, or cooperative agreement with any Trump related business listed in the President Trump’s Annual Financial Disclosure Report submitted to the Office of Government Ethics as well as certain Trump related properties listed on the Trump Organization’s website. The specific properties are listed in the amendment.

Cohen (TN)

#37

Prohibits the use of funds to enter into any new contract, grant, or cooperative agreement with any Trump related business listed in the President Trump’s Annual Financial Disclosure Report submitted to the Office of Government Ethics. The specific properties are listed in the amendment.

Cohen (TN)

#88

LATE Restricts appropriated funds in HR 6147, Division B, for use by the IRS to alter or destroy any tax returns or accompanying documents which are filed by any company or facility bearing the surname of the President or could be arranged to compensate the President for its use.

Comstock (VA), McKinley (WV)

#56

WITHDRAWN Provides resources to assist communities in the fight against widespread drug trafficking through the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area program.

Comstock (VA), Kelly, Robin (IL)

#99

LATE Requires a study on the access to venture capital investment by small business concerns owned by women and minorities and determine whether the current ownership requirements for participation in procurement programs discourage venture capital investment in socially and economically disadvantaged small business concerns.

Davidson (OH)

#85

LATE Prohibits funds for enforcing SEC guidance regarding disclosure related to climate change.

DeSantis (FL)

#41

REVISED Prohibits the use of funds to implement activities substantially similar to "Operation Choke Point."

DeSaulnier (CA)

#10

Provides that no such funds for the Executive Office of the President may be spent at any properties or businesses owned by or affiliated with President Trump and his family

DeSaulnier (CA), Lee, Barbara (CA)

#47

WITHDRAWN Ensures no such funds may be used for the consolidation or closure of any post office in a historic building.

Duncan (SC), Brooks (AL), Biggs (AZ)

#38

Prevents funds from going to local governments that permit individuals who are not citizens of the United States to vote in elections for state or local office.

Emmer (MN)

#75

LATE Prohibits funds from being used to require a tax-exempt organization to disclose the name, address, or other personal identifying information of a contributor.

Eshoo (CA)

#82

LATE Prohibits the FCC from using any funding to implement the Report Order, “Streamlining the Rules Governing Formal Complaint Proceeding” (FCC 18-96), which eliminates critical consumer protections that require the FCC to review informal complaints received from consumers about dissatisfaction with or legal violations by their cable, wireless, or broadband providers.

Evans (PA)

#97

LATE Prohibits funds made available through this bill from being used to promote health plans that impose an age tax on older Americans.

Gallego (AZ)

#68

LATE Ensures none of the funds made available by this Act may be used by the Internal Revenue Service to alter or destroy personal or corporate tax returns, including accompanying schedules and documents, filed by the President of the United States

Gianforte (MT)

#63

Prohibits the collection of small debts for oil spill clean up from counties who have not received proper direction from the treasury, or prompt response from the Justice Department.

Gomez, Jimmy (CA)

#81

LATE Provides that none of the funds made available by this Act may be used by the U.S. Election Assistance Commission to carry out an explicit, express, or implicit order from the President of the United States or his representatives to ignore or downgrade threats to the integrity of U.S. election system posed by foreign adversaries, including Russia.

Graves, Garret (LA), Kennedy (MA)

#34

Provides that funds may be made available for the development of a uniform electronic release form and authentication system.

Heck, Denny (WA), Blumenauer (OR), Lee, Barbara (CA), Perlmutter (CO), Polis (CO), Titus (NV), Young, Don (AK), Rosen (NV), Lewis, Jason (MN), Gaetz (FL), Rohrabacher (CA), McClintock (CA), Huffman (CA), Pingree (ME), McCollum (MN), Gabbard (HI), Norton (DC), Garrett (VA), Coffman (CO), Lieu (CA), Crist (FL), Amash (MI)

#45

Prohibits funds from being used to penalize a financial institution for serving a legitimate marijuana business.

Jackson Lee (TX)

#74

LATE WITHDRAWN Prohibits funds to be used to house migrant children who have been involuntarily separated from family members or responsible adults.

Jackson Lee (TX)

#77

LATE REVISED Provides additional funding to the Taxpayer Advocate Service for the purpose of assisting the parents of a deceased child, when that child's information has been stolen and used on personal income taxes filed with the IRS, when the parent or guardian of record must report the identity theft of their deceased child's information.

Kilmer (WA), Coffman (CO), Young, David (IA), Panetta (CA), Suozzi (NY), Schneider (IL)

#65

LATE REVISED Enhances transparency and accountability for online political advertisements by requiring those who purchase and publish such ads to disclose information about the advertisements to the public.

Krishnamoorthi (IL)

#18

Ensures level funding to the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, which provide loans, investments, financial services, and technical assistance to underserved communities.

Krishnamoorthi (IL)

#19

Strikes language that bars the SEC from using any funds to issue a rule, regulation, or order regarding the disclosure of political contributions, contributions to tax exempt organizations, or dues paid to trade associations.

Krishnamoorthi (IL)

#20

Requires the IRS to include "recent changes to the federal tax law" as a part of its employee ethics training program.

Kustoff (TN), Comstock (VA), McKinley (WV)

#54

REVISED Increases funding to the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas program by $5 million and reduces the General Services Administration's rental of space allocation by $5 million.

Larson, John (CT), Courtney (CT)

#58

Provides funding within the Department of the Treasury, Departmental Office ($100,000 from the proposed $208,751,000) towards a study, led by Treasury with the participation of relevant regulators, to examine the financial impact of the mineral pyrrhotite in concrete home foundations. The study should provide recommendations on regulatory and legislative actions needed to help mitigate impact on banks, mortgage lenders, tax revenues, and homeowners.

Larson, John (CT), Courtney (CT)

#61

Provides funding to the Internal Revenue Service for taxpayer services ($20,000,000) to assist taxpayers generally and those taking a casualty loss deduction with the guidance of Revenue Procedures 2017-60 and 2018-14.

Larson, John (CT), Courtney (CT)

#62

Provides funding to the Internal Revenue Service for taxpayer services ($100,000) to assist taxpayers taking a casualty loss deduction with the guidance of Revenue Procedures 2017-60 and 2018-14.

Lawrence (MI)

#28

Prevents the Treasury’s Postal Task Force from using funds to promote postal service privatization.

Lawrence (MI)

#29

Provides that any Task Force of which OMB is a member must respond to Congressional oversight inquiries.

Lawrence (MI)

#30

Requires OMB to notify Congress of federal workforce reductions under its Government-wide Reform Plan.

Lawrence (MI)

#31

Prevents OMB from using funds for regulations that exclude indirect benefits from cost-benefit analyses.

Lawrence (MI)

#80

LATE Provides that none of the funds made available by this Act may be used by the Internal Revenue Service to carry out an explicit, express, or implicit order from the President of the United States or his representatives to adopt regulations pursuant to the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

Lewis, John (GA)

#48

Strikes section 112 of Division B and restores the integrity and intent of the Johnson Amendment.

Lieu (CA), Gallego (AZ), Welch (VT)

#26

Provides that none of the funds made available in this Division may be used to make a payment to or reimburse expenses incurred at Trump Organization properties.

Lieu (CA)

#95

LATE States that none of the funds may be used to withdraw the Untied States from NATO.

Lieu (CA)

#96

LATE States that none of the funds may be used to be expended for the purpose of carrying out any order to remove Mueller or Rosenstein except for cause of removal.

Lowenthal (CA)

#70

LATE Ensures none of the funds made available by this Act may be used by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to repeal or modify 12 CFR 1041 adopted in 2017 to curb unfair and abusive practices of certain lenders to make covered short-term or longer-term balloon-payment loans, including payday and vehicle title loans.

Lowey (NY)

#7

Removes the prohibition on qualified multi-state health insurance plans from covering a full range of reproductive health services.

Lujan Grisham (NM)

#12

Increases funding for Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) by $5 million. Decreases the General Services Administration Federal Buildings Fund by $5 million.

Lynch (MA)

#71

REVISED Increases funding for the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board by $3 Million.

Maloney, Carolyn (NY), Delaney (MD), Young, Don (AK), Hanabusa (HI)

#44

REVISED Increases funding for the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund Program Account by $27 million with an offset.

McHenry (NC)

#76

LATE REVISED Prohibits any taxpayer funds from going to support the Post Service's efforts to (1) expand or enhance financial services products, or (2) carry out any pilot programs or task forces pursuant to that end.

McSally (AZ)

#87

LATE Sets aside $834 million in funding for the construction of land ports of entry.

Meadows (NC)

#23

WITHDRAWN Prohibits Federal Funds from being used by the District of Columbia to impose an individual health insurance mandate in the nation's capital.

Meadows (NC)

#24

WITHDRAWN Prohibits Federal Funds from being used by the District of Columbia to carry out Initiative 77, which would abolish the tipped minimum wage for restaurant servers.

Meadows (NC)

#25

Prohibits Federal Funds from being used by the Office of Personnel Management to administer the Multi-State Plan program.

Moore, Gwen (WI)

#17

Increases CDFI funding by $30 million.

Moore, Gwen (WI)

#72

LATE REVISED Bars funds for any efforts to interfere with adequately funding the National Housing Trust Fund.

Moore, Gwen (WI)

#86

LATE Bars the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau from taking certain actions until a Senate-confimred Director is in place.

Murphy, Stephanie (FL), Knight (CA)

#32

WITHDRAWN Increases funding for Small Business Administration, Entrepreneurial Development Programs by $600,000, with the increase intended for the Women’s Business Centers program. Reduces funding for the Department of the Treasury, Departmental Offices, Salaries and Expenses by $600,000.

Murphy, Stephanie (FL)

#33

WITHDRAWN Increases funding for Small Business Administration, Entrepreneurial Development Programs by $400,000, with the increase intended for Veterans Outreach programs (Boots to Business, Veterans Business Outreach Centers, Veteran Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities, and Boots to Business reboot). Reduces funding for the Department of the Treasury, Departmental Offices, Salaries and Expenses by $400,000.

Murphy, Stephanie (FL), Knight (CA), Fitzpatrick (PA), Bacon (NE)

#59

Reduces funding for Small Business Administration, Entrepreneurial Development Programs by $1 million, and increases it by the same amount, with $600,000 of the increase intended for the Women’s Business Centers program and $400,000 intended for Veterans Outreach programs.

Norman (SC)

#42

Reduces the Presidential Allowance amount by $4.796 million and transfers that money to the spending reduction account.

Norton (DC), Rohrabacher (CA), Lee, Barbara (CA), Blumenauer (OR)

#1

Permits the District of Columbia to spend its local funds to regulate and tax recreational marijuana.

Norton (DC), Lee, Barbara (CA)

#2

Permits the District of Columbia to spend its local funds on abortion services.

Norton (DC), Blumenauer (OR), DeSaulnier (CA)

#3

Strikes the repeal of the District of Columbia’s Death with Dignity Act of 2016, and permits the District to spend its local funds to enact laws or regulations related to medical aid in dying.

Norton (DC), Ryan, Tim (OH), Lee, Barbara (CA)

#4

Permits the District of Columbia to spend its local funds to carry out its Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Amendment Act of 2014.

Norton (DC), Connolly (VA), Raskin (MD)

#5

Extends the availability of identity protection coverage to individuals whose personally identifiable information was compromised during recent data breaches at Federal agencies.

Norton (DC)

#6

Strikes the repeal of the District of Columbia’s Local Budget Autonomy Amendment Act of 2012.

Palazzo (MS), Krishnamoorthi (IL)

#15

Designates a 25m increase to CDFI programs.

Palmer (AL), Sanford (SC), Meadows (NC)

#39

REVISED Prohibits funds from being used to carry out the District of Columbia’s Minimum Wage Amendment Act of 2017, also known as Initiative 77.

Palmer (AL), Walker (NC), Meadows (NC)

#40

REVISED Prohibits funds from being used to carry out the District of Columbia’s Health Insurance Requirement Amendment Act of 2018.

Pascrell (NJ)

#79

LATE Reduces the salary of Ernest Scott Garrett, an employee of the Office of the General Counsel of the Securities and Exchange Commission, to $1.

Peters, Scott (CA)

#46

WITHDRAWN Prohibits funds from being used to implement Executive Orders 13836, 13837, 13839, relating to federal workers.

Polis (CO)

#73

LATE Provides funding for the SBA to do technical assistance, training and education about the 7(a)(15) employee-ownership loan guarantee program.

Quigley (IL)

#83

LATE Provides $380 million to the Election Assistance Commission to allocate grants to States to help protect election systems from cyber-hacking. This is equal to the FY18 enacted level.

Rice, Kathleen (NY)

#78

LATE REVISED Increases funds for the Office of Special Counsel by $1,748,000 to address the agency’s case backlog, historic level of new case filings, and increased caseload as a result of the VA Accountability Act.

Rosen (NV), Yoho (FL)

#27

Prohibits the use of funds for a government contribution for the retirement benefits of any Member of Congress who has been convicted of a felony under the laws of a State or the United States.

Rothfus (PA)

#69

LATE REVISED Prohibits the funds from being used to seize property as a means of enforcing the liability provisions of the District of Columbia individual mandate.

Schneider (IL)

#89

LATE Increases Small Business Administration, Entrepreneurial Development Programs by $500,000, with the increase intended for Veterans Outreach – Boots to Business program. Reduces funding for the Department of the Treasury, Departmental Offices, Treasury Salaries & Expenses by $500,000.

Schneider (IL)

#90

LATE Increases Small Business Administration, Entrepreneurial Development Programs by $4 million, with the increase intended for Entrepreneurial Education. Reduces funding for the Department of the Treasury, Departmental Offices, Treasury Salaries & Expenses by $4 million.

Scott, Bobby (VA), Cummings (MD), Cicilline (RI)

#55

Prohibits the use of funds by the Office of Personnel Management or any other executive branch agency for the development, promulgation, modification, or implementation of any rule which would remove administrative law judges from the competitive service or place such administrative law judges in the excepted service.

Serrano (NY), Price, David (NC), Welch (VT)

#43

Revokes the FCC’s 2018 rules relating to “Restoring Internet Freedom.” Restores the FCC’s 2015 rules on Net Neutrality and prevents the FCC from from repealing, revoking, amending, or otherwise modifying those rules.

Sewell (AL)

#57

WITHDRAWN Increases funding for Judiciary Capital Security under the Repairs and Alterations account of the Federal Building Fund by $8,500,000.

Soto (FL)

#49

Allows individuals authorized to be employed in the United States pursuant to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program to be eligible for paid employment with the U.S. House of Representatives or the U.S. Senate.

Soto (FL)

#50

Allows individuals authorized to be employed in the United States pursuant to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program to be eligible for paid employment with the federal government.

Soto (FL)

#51

Increases funding for Tax Counseling for the Elderly by $1 million.

Soto (FL)

#52

WITHDRAWN Increases funding for the Department of Treasury’s Cybersecurity Enhancement Account by $500,000 to further strengthen cybersecurity at Treasury and the nation’s financial infrastructure.

Soto (FL)

#53

Increases funding for the IRS’s identify theft and refund fraud casework program by $500,000.

Soto (FL)

#91

LATE Prevents health care navigators from promoting health care junk plans.

Wasserman Schultz (FL)

#8

Strikes section 112, which would prohibit the use of funds for the IRS to make a determination that a church or association of churches is not exempt from taxation for participating in political campaigns or on behalf of candidates for public office.

Wasserman Schultz (FL), Pocan (WI)

#11

Prohibits funds from this or any other Act from being used to prevent a Member of Congress from entering, for the purpose of conducting oversight, any facility in the United States used for purposes of detaining or otherwise housing foreign national minors.

Waters (CA)

#13

Strikes financial services-related policy riders (section 133, section 628, and title IX of division B).

Watson Coleman (NJ)

#94

LATE States that no funds may be used to employ any official at the White House who is subject to litigation concerning sexual harassment in the work place.

Young, Don (AK), Moore, Gwen (WI), Hanabusa (HI), Gabbard (HI)

#9

REVISED Increases funding for the Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund Account by $2 million and allocates the increase to the Native American CDFI Assistance (NACA) Program. Offsets the increase by decreasing funding for GSA rental space by $2 million.

Zeldin (NY), DeLauro (CT), Rice, Kathleen (NY), Courtney (CT), Suozzi (NY), Faso (NY)

#21

Prohibits funds from being used by the GSA to market or sell Plum Island, NY.

Zeldin (NY), Reichert (WA), Fitzpatrick (PA), Stefanik (NY), Costello (PA), Smith, Christopher (NJ), Faso (NY), Lance (NJ), Katko (NY), Tenney (NY), LoBiondo (NJ), Donovan (NY), MacArthur (NJ)

#22

Reauthorizes the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF)