Summary of Amendments Submitted to the Rules Committee for Division D of H.R. 3354 - Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2018

Summaries Derived from Information Provided by Sponsors

Listed in Alphabetical Order

September 6, 2017 12:33 PM

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Amodei (NV)

#1

WITHDRAWN Calls for budget transparency for the National Credit Union Administration.

Amodei (NV)

#2

REVISED Strikes section 906 in title IX which would eliminate the provision of the bill which subjects the NCUA to appropriations.

Amodei (NV)

#74

WITHDRAWN Ensures that none of the funds made available by this Act may be used by the National Credit Union Administration Board unless the fees collected by the Board are subject to the listed provisions.

Amodei (NV)

#75

WITHDRAWN Maintains that no funds made available by this act may be used by the National Credit Union Administration Board unless the Board submits a budget.

Biggs (AZ)

#54

Splits the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, and establishes a new 12th Circuit Court of Appeals. The 9th Circuit will have jurisdiction over CA, HI, OR, WA, GU, and MP. The 12 Circuit will have jurisdiction over AK, AZ, ID, MT, and NV.

Blackburn (TN)

#28

Calls for 1% across the board cut amendment to RCP 115-31, Division D

Cartwright (PA), Cole (OK), Jones (NC), Beyer (VA), Ratcliffe (TX), Shea-Porter (NH), Donovan (NY), Kilmer (WA), Bishop, Rob (UT), Loebsack (IA)

#49

Prohibits 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.

Cartwright (PA)

#50

Strikes section 629, relating to Securities and Exchange Commission rules regarding the disclosure of political contributions to tax exempt organizations, or dues paid to trade associations.

Castor (FL)

#68

Ensures that no funds are used to carry out Executive Order 13799 relating to the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity.

Cohen (TN)

#8

Restricts appropriated funds from being made available to enter into any new contract, grant, or cooperative agreement with any Trump hotels or resorts (as listed in the amendment text)

Cohen (TN)

#9

Restricts appropriated funds from being made available to enter into any new contract, grant, or cooperative agreement with any Trump-owned business listed in Donald John Trump’s financial disclosure form (entities listed in amendment text).

Comstock (VA), McKinley (WV)

#97

Increases funds for the High Intensity Drug Trafficking (HIDTA) by $5,000,000 and reduces the funds in the rental of space program under the GSA Real Property Activities Federal Building Funds by $5,000,000.

Connolly (VA)

#106

REVISED Ensures that the GSA OIG allocates adequate resources to investigate conflicts of interests between Administration officials and GSA activities.

Courtney (CT), Zeldin (NY), DeLauro (CT)

#83

REVISED Prohibits the use of funds to market or sell any property or assets of the Plum Island Animal Disease Center on Plum Island, New York.

Courtney (CT), Larson, John (CT)

#84

WITHDRAWN Provides funding in the Community Development Block Grant program to examine the application of grant funds to mitigating and remediating the effects of pyrrhotite-related residential damage

Courtney (CT), Larson, John (CT)

#85

Provides funding to develop a revenue procedure related to the deduction of casualty losses in homes experiencing damage over time

Crawford (AR), Bustos (IL), Emmer (MN), Harper (MS), Hollingsworth (IN), Marshall (KS), Peterson (MN), Walorski (IN), Comer (KY), LaHood, Darin (IL), Lee, Barbara (CA)

#81

Prohibits funds from being used to implement, administer, and enforce Section 908(b) of Trade Sanctions Reform and Export Enhancement Act of 2000, which requires agriculture commodities sales to Cuba to be carried out on a cash basis.

Crowley (NY)

#60

Strikes language prohibiting the IRS from using appropriated funds to implement the ACA's requirement that all individuals maintain health insurance coverage.

Curbelo (FL), Valadao (CA), Aguilar (CA), Barragán,  (CA)

#121

LATE States notwithstanding any other provision of law or regulation, an alien who is authorized to be employed in the United States pursuant to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program established under the memorandum of the Secretary of Homeland Security dated June 15, 2012, shall be eligible for employment by the Government (including any entity the majority of the stock of which is owned by the Government).

Davidson (OH)

#113

LATE WITHDRAWN Prohibits the use of funds to change the Selective Service System registration requirements.

DeFazio (OR), Coffman (CO)

#15

Reduces funding for the Selective Service System by $22,900,000 and provide that funding to the Deficit Reduction Account.

Delaney (MD), Peters, Scott (CA), Welch (VT)

#64

Prohibits funds from being used to suppress a report required by statute related to climate change.

Demings (FL)

#107

Prevents the Office of Personnel Management from spending more than 40% of its total funding until the President has nominated someone to be OPM Inspector General.

Denham (CA)

#109

Transfers $1 million from the Asset Proceeds and Space Management Fund into the Public Buildings Reform Board Account for effective implementation of the Federal Assets Sale and Transfer Act of 2016 (P.L. 114-287) to provide the highest return for the taxpayer.

DeSantis (FL)

#76

Provides that no funds made available by this act may be used for the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program: Members of Congress and Congressional Staff.

DeSaulnier (CA), Welch (VT)

#67

Prohibits funds for the Executive Office of the President from being spent at any properties or businesses owned by or affiliated with President Trump and his family.

Ellison (MN)

#16

Strikes section 926 on page 590, relating to bringing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau into the regular appropriations process.

Ellison (MN)

#17

Strikes section 923 on page 586, relating to small business loan data collection requirement.

Ellison (MN)

#18

Strikes section 915 on page 563, relating to manufactured housing.

Ellison (MN)

#19

Strikes section 903, relating to the repeal and modification of provisions of the Financial Stability Act of 2010.

Ellison (MN)

#20

REVISED Preserve the independence, oversight and enforcement capacity of federal banking regulators.

Ellison (MN)

#21

Strikes section 927, relating to the elimination of supervision authority.

Ellison (MN)

#22

Strikes section 928, relating to removal of authority to regulate small-dollar credit.

Ellison (MN)

#23

Strikes section 929, relating to removal of Bureau UDAAP Authority.

Ellison (MN)

#24

Strikes section 933, relating to the Volcker Rule.

Ellison (MN)

#51

States the Small Business Administration must annually publish default rates for loans by franchise brands guaranteed by programs operated by the Small Business Administration online.

Ellison (MN)

#52

Requires any franchise business obtaining an SBA-guaranteed loan receive from the franchisor Year 1 average unit revenues and failure rates for the previous five years in their financial disclosure document. The franchisor must also provide average unit revenues for all franchised units for the top 25%, middle 50%, and the bottom 25%.

Eshoo (CA), O'Rourke (TX), Kihuen (NV)

#35

Strikes the provision which prohibits funds from being used to require companies who bid on federal contracts to disclose their political spending.

Gabbard (HI), Hanabusa (HI)

#115

LATE Increases funding by $1 million for financial assistance, technical assistance, training and outreach programs designed to benefit Native American, Native Hawaiian, and Native Alaskan communities.

Gaetz (FL)

#70

REVISED Prevents funds from being used to implement, administer, or enforce any project labor agreement.

Gomez, Jimmy (CA)

#79

None of the funds made available may be used to provide information to the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity established under Executive Order 13799.

Green, Al (TX)

#118

LATE Prohibits President Trump from using money to travel to properties owned by the Trump Organization before until he releases his tax returns to the public.

Green, Al (TX)

#119

LATE Strikes Title IX in FSGG, Choice Act Provisions.

Grothman (WI)

#99

Decreases funding for the care of the Supreme Court building and grounds by $501,000.

Grothman (WI)

#100

WITHDRAWN Reduces the budget for the Department of Housing and Urban Development by 2% in Fiscal Year 2018.

Grothman (WI)

#101

Decreases the funding for the allowances and office staff for former presidents by $889,000.

Heck, Denny (WA), McSally (AZ)

#62

Restores funding for the Small Business Administration’s ScaleUp program, offset by the Department of the Treasury’s salaries and expenses account.

Heck, Denny (WA), Young, Don (AK), Perlmutter (CO), Lee, Barbara (CA), Titus (NV)

#89

Blocks FinCEN from revoking guidance on how financial institutions should provide banking services to legitimate marijuana businesses.

Heck, Denny (WA), Young, Don (AK), Gaetz (FL), Perlmutter (CO), Lee, Barbara (CA), Titus (NV), Rosen (NV), McClintock (CA), Blumenauer (OR)

#90

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

Heck, Denny (WA), Young, Don (AK), Perlmutter (CO), Lee, Barbara (CA), Titus (NV)

#91

Blocks FinCEN from altering guidance on how financial institutions should provide banking services to legitimate marijuana businesses.

Higgins, Clay (LA)

#32

WITHDRAWN Restricts funds from being made available by this Act to be used to carry out any program or activity that is not authorized by law to be carried out during fiscal year 2018.

Himes (CT)

#45

WITHDRAWN Strikes Section 908, to keep funding for the Federal Reserve independent from the annual appropriations process.

Huffman (CA), Panetta (CA), Curbelo (FL), Carbajal (CA), Scott, Bobby (VA)

#102

REVISED Maintains existing requirements that federal infrastructure projects account for the impacts of sea-level rise and other extreme weather events.

Huffman (CA), Lee, Barbara (CA)

#104

Prevents any taxpayer funds from going to the salary of Sebastian Gorka.

Huffman (CA), Lee, Barbara (CA)

#105

Prevents any taxpayer funds from going to the salary of Stephen Miller.

Huizenga (MI)

#46

Prohibits the use of funds to implement, administer, or enforce a SEC rule pursuant to Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Act relating to conflict minerals.

Hultgren (IL), Waters (CA)

#117

LATE Permits for the Financial Stability Council independent member with insurance expertise to remain past his or her term for the earlier of (1) 18 months or (2) when a successor is confirmed.

Jackson Lee (TX)

#43

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.

Jackson Lee (TX)

#44

Increases funding for the Fund Program Account of the Community Development Financial Institutions by $500,000 and reduces funding for taxpayer services at IRS by $1 million.

Jackson Lee (TX)

#120

LATE Prohibit funding for groups that incite imminent threats of violence towards a constitutionally-protected class.

Jenkins, Evan (WV), Barr (KY)

#30

Increases funding for the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) by $6 million with an offset from the IRS Enforcement account.

Kildee (MI)

#38

Includes the Hardest Hit Fund program into the use of funding for Department of Treasury, Departmental Offices, Salaries and Expenses.

Kildee (MI)

#39

Increases funding for the Special Inspector General for TARP (SIGTARP) by $1 million and offsets same amount of money from Treasury, Department-wide Systems and Capital Investments Program.

Kildee (MI)

#40

Increases funding for the CDFI Fund Program Account by $10 million and offsets same amount of money from SEC Headquarters Lease.

Kildee (MI)

#41

Increases funding for SBA’s Entrepreneurial Development Programs account by $5 million and offsets same amount of money from the SEC Headquarters Lease.

Kildee (MI)

#42

Strikes Sec. 133, which prohibits Treasury from enforcing rule or guideline implementing the Treasury guidance that ends US support of multilateral development bank funding for new overseas coal projects.

King, Steve (IA), Perry (PA), Gaetz (FL)

#13

Ensures that no funds are used to implement, administer, or enforce the Davis-Bacon Act.

King, Steve (IA)

#110

LATE Ensures that DACA individuals are not eligible for employment by the federal government.

King, Steve (IA)

#114

LATE REVISED Ensures that no funds may be used on new hires who have not been verified through the E-Verify program.

Kuster, Ann (NH)

#87

Increases funding for the Office of Special Counsel by 10%, or an additional $2.475M, and reduces funding to Treasury’s Departmental management by the same amount.

Kuster, Ann (NH)

#88

REVISED Increase funding to the Office of National Drug Control Policy by $6.902M, or its FY2017 amount, and decreases funding for the General Services Administration’s real property account by the same amount.

Kustoff (TN)

#56

Increases funding to the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas program by $10 million and reduces the General Services Administration’s rental of space allocation by $10 million

Lee, Barbara (CA)

#95

REVISED Prohibits any funds from being used to pay the salaries or expenses of Stephen Miller, Senior Advisor for Policy at the White House.

Lewis, John (GA)

#7

REVISED Strikes sections 112, 114, 115, and 116 in Division D.

Lieu (CA)

#94

Prohibits the use of funds in this Act for the reimbursement of costs incurred by the Federal Government in relation to commercial properties in which the President of the United States has a financial stake or that bear the Trump name.

Lujan Grisham (NM)

#92

Increases SBA Entrepreneurial Development Programs by $5 million and reduces SBA Salaries and Expenses by the same amount.

Maloney, Sean (NY)

#34

Prohibits funds from being used to contravene the President’s Executive Order pertaining to equal employment in Federal government contracting.

Meadows (NC)

#111

LATE WITHDRAWN Prohibits funds to be made available for operations under the U.S. Digital Service.

Mitchell (MI)

#29

Reduces by 10% general administrative and departmental salary and expense accounts in Division D, and transfers the savings to the Spending Reduction Account.

Moore, Gwen (WI)

#65

Strikes section 926, to preserve the independent funding and transfer of funds from the Federal Reserve to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Moore, Gwen (WI)

#66

Strikes provision on page 591, lines 7 through 14, to preserve the independent funding and transfer of funds from the Federal Reserve to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Moore, Gwen (WI)

#86

Prevents funds from being used for activities related to Presidential Commission on Election Integrity or anything outlined in May 11, 2017 Executive Order.

Murphy, Stephanie (FL)

#10

Increases funding for Small Business Administration, Entrepreneurial Development Programs by $1 million, with the increase intended to support the Women's Business Centers program. Decreases funding for the Public Buildings Reform Board by $1 million.

Murphy, Stephanie (FL)

#11

Increases funding for Small Business Administration, Entrepreneurial Development Programs by $500,000, with the increase intended to support the SCORE program. Decreases funding for the Public Buildings Reform Board by $500,000.

Murphy, Stephanie (FL)

#12

Modifies the Small Business Administration's Microloan program to give non-profit intermediaries more flexibility to use the technical assistance grants they receive from SBA to provide pre-loan assistance to small businesses. The amendment would further modify the Microloan program to increase the total amount of loans that an intermediary can make from $5 million to $6 million.

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

#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), Rohrabacher (CA), Blumenauer (OR), Lee, Barbara (CA)

#4

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

Norton (DC), Lee, Barbara (CA), Chu (CA), Slaughter (NY)

#5

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

Norton (DC)

#6

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

O'Rourke (TX)

#14

Strikes section 116 on page 367, lines 15 through line 8 on page 368.

O'Rourke (TX)

#25

Strikes a provision that would restrict the Securities and Exchange Commission from promulgating a rule, regulation or order relating to the disclosure of political contributions.

O'Rourke (TX)

#26

Strikes a provision that would prevent enforcement of 316(b)(4)(D) of the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971.

Palmer (AL), Biggs (AZ)

#33

Prohibits funds from being used to implement the District of Columbia's Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Amendment Act.

Palmer (AL)

#112

LATE Prohibits funds from being used to enforce the Johnson Amendment.

Pascrell (NJ)

#98

Provides for IRS Tax Enforcement Account for the cost associated with printing the President’s tax returns, assuming request by the Committee on Ways and Means.

Posey (FL)

#53

REVISED Reduces the Internal Revenue Service's Operations Support account by $165,300.00 and transfers that amount to the Spending Reduction account.

Price, David (NC), Titus (NV)

#78

Prohibits funds for the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity.

Raskin (MD)

#72

REVISED Ensures none of the funds made available in this Act may be used for the implementation and execution of the IRS private debt collection program authorized in the 2015 Highway bill.

Rooney, Francis (FL)

#71

REVISED Eliminates funding for Harry S Truman Scholarship Foundation Trust Fund

Rooney, Francis (FL)

#73

Eliminates funding for Allowances and Offices Staff for Former Presidents

Rooney, Francis (FL)

#116

LATE Prohibits the use of funds to be used to implement or enforce Executive Order 13502.

Roskam (IL), Zeldin (NY), Lamborn (CO)

#36

Prohibits any funds from being used to issue a license pursuant to any Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) memo regarding section 5.1.1 of Annex II to the JCPOA, including the OFAC memo titled, “Statement of Licensing Policy For Activities Related to the Export Or Re-Export to Iran of Commercial Passenger Aircraft and Related Parts and Services’’ and any other OFAC memo of the same substance.

Roskam (IL), Zeldin (NY), Lamborn (CO)

#37

Prohibits any funds from being used to authorize a transaction by a U.S. financial institution (as defined under section 561.309 of title 31, Code of Federal Regulations) that is ordinarily incident to the export or re-export of a commercial passenger aircraft to the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Sanford (SC)

#82

Defunds restrictions on American travel to Cuba

Schakowsky (IL)

#63

Limits funds from being used to sell or auction a motor vehicle under an open safety recall.

Schiff (CA)

#61

WITHDRAWN Prohibits the payment of funds from the Secret Service to entities owned or operated by the President or his immediate family.

Schiff (CA), Meng (NY)

#69

Prohibits funds from being used for the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity (Executive Order 13799).

Schneider (IL)

#80

Increases funding for Small Business Administration, Entrepreneurial Development Programs by $4 million, with the increase intended to support Entrepreneurship Education.

Scott, Bobby (VA), Curbelo (FL), Carbajal (CA), Panetta (CA), Huffman (CA)

#77

Strikes language prohibiting the federal government from expending funds on implementation of EO 13690 "Establishing a Federal Flood Risk Management Standard and a Process for Further Soliciting and Considering Stakeholder Input"

Sensenbrenner (WI), Duffy (WI)

#48

Prohibits the Consumer Product Safety Commission from using funds during Fiscal Year 2018 to finalize their proposed rule from November 2016 to limit carbon monoxide emissions from portable generators.

Serrano (NY), Ellison (MN), Pallone (NJ)

#103

REVISED Prevents funding to repeal, revoke, or eliminate the FCC's current rules on Net Neutrality.

Soto (FL)

#27

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

Thompson, Mike (CA), Kelly (PA)

#31

Strikes a provision prohibiting the use of funds by the Internal Revenue Service to implement or enforce Internal Revenue Service Notice 2017-10 relating to certain conservation easement transactions.

Titus (NV)

#55

WITHDRAWN This amendment would bar funds from being used to carry out Executive Order 13799.

Velázquez (NY), Meng (NY)

#108

REVISED Increases funding for Small Business Administration, Entrepreneurial Development Programs by $10 million, with the increase intended to specifically support Small Business Development Centers.

Walberg (MI)

#93

WITHDRAWN Increases funding at the Federal Trade Commission by $5 million for the purpose of supporting occupational licensing reform through the agency’s advocacy and antitrust enforcement efforts.

Wasserman Schultz (FL), Lee, Barbara (CA)

#96

Strikes section 116, 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.

Waters (CA)

#57

The amendment strikes the provision: (1) repealing the Consumer Bureau’s statutory objective to protect consumers from unfair, deceptive, or abusive acts or practices (“UDAAP”) in the offering or provision of consumer financial products and services; (2) eliminating its unique UDAAP enforcement and rulemaking authority; (3) prohibiting the Consumer Bureau’s enforcement of the FTC’s unfair or deceptive acts and practices (“UDAP”) for covered persons and providers; and (4) repealing the FTC’s authority to issues rules prohibiting abusive telemarketing acts or practices and the ability for the Consumer Bureau to consider these activities as UDAAP violations. It also strikes the provision repealing the Consumer Bureau’s authority to issue a rule to restrict forced pre-dispute arbitration in consumer contracts.

Waters (CA), Kildee (MI), Moore, Gwen (WI)

#58

Prohibits the use of funds made available by the Act from being used by the Secretary of the Treasury, or the Secretary's immediate family members, to travel on aircraft owned by the Federal Government unless the Secretary provides copies of all records requested by Members of a congressional committee with jurisdiction over the activities of the Treasury Department.

Waters (CA), Delaney (MD), Green, Al (TX)

#59

Prohibits the use of funds by the Securities and Exchange Commission to promulgate or enforce a rule defining the circumstances in which an individual must act as a fiduciary that is less protective of investors than the Department of Labor’s April 8, 2016 fiduciary duty rule.

Yoho (FL)

#47

Prohibits funds made available by this Act from being used to fine, penalize, hold liable, or otherwise punish a health insurance issuer offering health insurance coverage or a sponsor of a group health plan for a failure of such coverage or plan to comply with certain requirements under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111-148) (including under amendments made by such Act).