Summary of Amendments Submitted to the Rules Committee for Division A of H.R. 5895 - Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2019

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Listed in Alphabetical Order

June 6, 2018 3:25 PM

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Abraham (LA)

#87

LATE Increases Corps of Engineers Construction by $17,410,000 and reduces DOE Departmental Administration by the same amount.

Abraham (LA)

#88

LATE REVISED Increases Corps of Engineers Operations and Maintenance Account by $5,150,000 and reduces DOE Departmental Administration by $6,500,000.

Beyer (VA), Ellison (MN)

#6

Strikes Sec.108, which repeals the Clean Water Rule.

Beyer (VA)

#7

Strikes Sec.107, which prohibits funds from being used to require a permit for the discharge of dredged or fill material under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act.

Beyer (VA), Pingree (ME), Lowenthal (CA), Carbajal (CA), Huffman (CA), Langevin (RI), Castor (FL), Cicilline (RI), Bonamici (OR)

#8

Strikes Sec.505, which prohibits funds from being used for further implementation of the coastal and marine spatial planning and ecosystem-based management components of the National Ocean Policy

Beyer (VA), Esty (CT), Eshoo (CA)

#21

Increases ARPA-E to its FY18 enacted level and reduces Fossil Energy R&D by the same amount.

Blackburn (TN)

#79

LATE Provides for a one percent across the board cut to the discretionary spending levels in Division A of the bill.

Bonamici (OR), Pingree (ME), Perry (PA)

#49

Increases funding for the EERE Water Power Technologies Office by $10 million.

Budd (NC)

#81

LATE WITHDRAWN Defunds an Obama administration executive order requiring project labor agreements (PLAs) on large-scale federal construction projects exceeding $25 million in total costs to Division A.

Burgess (TX)

#71

LATE Prohibits using federal funds for the enforcement of standards established in the Energy Policy and Conservation Act with respect to BPAR incandescent reflector lamps, BR incandescent reflector lamps, and ER incandescent reflector lamps.

Cartwright (PA)

#30

REVISED Restores funding to two energy efficiency programs, EERE and ARPA-E.

Castor (FL)

#22

Ensures none of the funds made available in this Act may be used to terminate the Mission Assignment in Puerto Rico by the Army Corps of Engineers until the Chief of Engineers and the Secretary of Energy certify that power is fully restored to the island and the plan for transition to full control and operation of a modernized and resilient grid by the Puerto Rico Electronic Power Authority is completed and implemented.

Castor (FL)

#23

Increases funding for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy by $243 million and reduces funding for Fossil Energy Research and Development by $324 million.

Castor (FL)

#96

LATE Prohibits funds from being made available by the Secretary of Energy under section 202(c) of the Federal Power Act to require by order any temporary connections of facilities, or generation, delivery, or transmission of electricity by a Transmission Organization or under the Defense Production Act to purchase electric storage.

Cicilline (RI), Langevin (RI), Moulton (MA), Pingree (ME), Capuano (MA), Clark, Katherine (MA), Courtney (CT), Himes (CT), Keating (MA), Kennedy (MA), Lynch (MA), Neal (MA), Tsongas (MA), Welch (VT), McGovern (MA), Poliquin (ME), Pallone (NJ), Shea-Porter (NH), Kuster, Ann (NH), Larson, John (CT)

#46

REVISED Prohibits the use of funds for purposes related to oil and gas drilling in the North Atlantic Planning Area of the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf.

Cohen (TN)

#9

REVISED Prohibits the use of funds to enter into any new contract, grant, or cooperative agreement with any Trump related businesses listed on the Trump Organization’s website. The specific properties are listed in the amendment.

Cohen (TN)

#10

REVISED 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)

#62

LATE REVISED Increases funding for the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy account by $2 million for the SuperTruck II program.

Collins, Chris (NY)

#86

LATE REVISED Increases funding for Army Corps Investigations account by $1.2 million, for a total of $129.2 million, offset by a reduction of $1.2 million in the Army Corps Expenses account.

Collins, Chris (NY)

#90

LATE Increases funding for the Laboratory for Laser Energetics from $68,000,000 to $75,000,000.

Connolly (VA)

#43

REVISED Restores the Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation account to the FY2018 funding level by giving the Weapons Activities account a $460 million increase instead of the current $557 million increase.

Crowley (NY)

#53

REVISED States that none of the funds made available by this Act may be used to reject any application in response to a funding opportunity announcement because of the use of the term “global warming” or the term “climate change” in the application.

Culberson (TX)

#70

LATE Clarifies a Corps of Engineers construction provision in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 to include eligible reimbursements to the non-Federal sponsor for construction completed or ongoing as of the date of passage of the Act.

Curtis, John (UT)

#48

REVISED Increases funding to finish the Central Utah Project Completion Account by $3 million.

DeSantis (FL)

#24

Prohibits funds from being used to purchase heavy water from Iran.

DeSaulnier (CA)

#51

Increase the Anadromous Fish Screen Program by $5 million for the purposes of making repairs to existing equipment

DeSaulnier (CA)

#52

Supports $5 million for the WaterSMART project to promote the effective water recycling and reuse program

Eshoo (CA), Stivers (OH)

#4

Increases funding for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy by $1,000,000, with the increase intended to support the development and deployment of high-efficiency linear generator power plant technology which, for purposes of stationary electric power production, is equivalent to fuel cell power plant technology. Decreases funding for Departmental Administration by $1,000,000.

Esty (CT), Larson, John (CT)

#28

Increases and decrease funding to Solid Oxide Fuel Cells by $20 million.

Esty (CT)

#29

Restores $15 million in funding to the Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) within the Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE).

Esty (CT), Torres (CA)

#98

LATE Restores $5 million in funding to the Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) within the Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE).

Foster (IL), Polis (CO), Hultgren (IL)

#69

LATE Increases the Dept of Energy's Office of Science account by $50,000,000

Foster (IL)

#95

LATE Reduces the Nuclear Energy account by $19,100,000 and increases the Department of Energy Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation account by the same amount.

Garamendi (CA)

#89

LATE REVISED Decreases funding for MOX by $115 M, keeping it in line with the President’s budget request as well as the recent determination by Department of Energy to terminate construction of the MOX facility. $15 M would be redirected to the Office of Legacy Management and $100 M would be redirected to other programs within the Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation account.

Gohmert (TX), Gosar (AZ), Duncan (SC), McKinley (WV)

#77

LATE Prohibits the use of funds to prepare, propose, or promulgate any regulation or guidance related to the social cost of carbon.

Gosar (AZ)

#38

WITHDRAWN Prohibits funds for Climate Change projects in Africa authorized by Executive Order 13746.

Gosar (AZ)

#39

Eliminates funding for the ARPA-E program as recommended by the administration.

Gosar (AZ), Gohmert (TX)

#40

Uses the Holman Rule to reduce the salary of Mark Gabriel, the Administrator of the Western Area Power Administration, to $1.

Gosar (AZ)

#41

WITHDRAWN Redirects $300 million from the DOE Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy account to the Atomic Energy Defense Activities, NNSA Weapons Activities account.

Hastings, Alcee (FL)

#93

LATE REVISED Increases funding for cybersecurity of the electric power grid, offset by funding for fossil energy research and development.

Jackson Lee (TX)

#82

Increases Administration account by $1 million to address environmental concerns in both urban and rural settings.

Jackson Lee (TX)

#83

LATE Allocates an additional $3 million for post-disaster watershed assessment studies.

Jackson Lee (TX)

#84

LATE Allocates an additional $100 million for Army Corps of Engineers construction projects related to flood control.

Jackson Lee (TX)

#85

LATE Prohibits use of funds in contravention of the Department of Energy Organization Act and addresses the need to increase programs that educate minorities in science, technology, engineering and math.

Keating (MA)

#54

Provides resources for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to ensure safe and effective decommissioning of nuclear power plants.

Keating (MA)

#55

Allocates funding for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy to support marine and hydrokinetic energy research and technologies.

Keating (MA)

#56

REVISED Allocates funding to support research and grants to further innovation in the safe and secure storage, treatment, transportation, and disposal of spent nuclear fuel from civilian nuclear reactors.

Keating (MA)

#57

Ensures funds for additionally considering the historic and national significance of dredging projects in allocating Army Corps additional funding.

Kihuen (NV), Titus (NV), Rosen (NV)

#31

Strikes $190 million for the licensing of the nuclear waste depository at Yucca Mountain.

Kihuen (NV), Titus (NV), Rosen (NV)

#32

Strikes language that would prohibit closure of the Yucca Mountain project.

Kildee (MI)

#50

Prevents funds from being used to permanently store nuclear waste in the Great Lakes basin.

King, Steve (IA)

#33

WITHDRAWN Decreases the amount of funding to the Fish and Wildlife Service from the Army Corps of Engineers to $2,400,000 and increases the Flood Control and Coastal Emergencies program by $3,000,000.

King, Steve (IA)

#34

WITHDRAWN Authorizes the Secretary of Energy to store ethanol in the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.

King, Steve (IA)

#35

WITHDRAWN Expresses the sense of Congress that it is essential that the Department of Energy prioritizes updating and modernizing our electric grid.

Krishnamoorthi (IL)

#78

LATE Calls for contracting preference for companies that offer on-site childcare for Division Division A.

Kuster, Ann (NH), Welch (VT), Pingree (ME)

#44

REVISED Increases funding for the Northern Border Regional Commission to further rural economic development and infrastructure initiatives along the Northern Border.

LaMalfa (CA)

#76

LATE Prohibits the use of funds for enforcing the EPA's abandonment criteria for prior converted cropland.

LaMalfa (CA)

#80

LATE Requires the Bureau of Reclamation to complete and make available the required Statements of Project Construction Cost and Repayment (SPCCR) for all Klamath Project water projects with outstanding construction cost repayments.

Langevin (RI)

#13

Increases funding by $3 million to be used for divertor test tokamak research and development.

Lee, Barbara (CA), Blumenauer (OR), Garamendi (CA), Kildee (MI), Lieu (CA), Cicilline (RI)

#45

Strikes $65 million for the W76-2 warhead and transfers it to Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation account

Lieu (CA)

#27

REVISED Prohibits the use of funds to enter into contracts, grants, or agreements with properties associated with the Trump Organization, enumerated in the amendment to Division A.

Lujan Grisham (NM)

#25

Prioritizes funding for Bureau of Reclamation research and development projects.

Marshall (KS)

#42

Reduces funding for the Office of Science by $20,000,000 and then increases the same number by $20,000,000.

Meeks (NY)

#91

LATE WITHDRAWN Changes the name of the “Negro Bar Channel” to “Joseph Sanford Jr. Channel”.

Mitchell (MI)

#72

LATE Cuts 10% from administrative expense accounts at both the Bureau of Reclamation and the Department of Energy.

Moore, Gwen (WI)

#66

LATE REVISED Reiterates and requires the Army Corps to adhere to existing federal policies, including Executive Order 13175, that require meaningful government to government consultation and engagement with tribes on Corps activities that will affect them.

Newhouse (WA), Gosar (AZ), Schrader (OR), Crawford (AR), Tipton (CO), Gohmert (TX), DeFazio (OR), Lamborn (CO), Kilmer (WA), Lujan Grisham (NM), Carbajal (CA), McMorris Rodgers (WA), Heck, Denny (WA), McNerney (CA), Herrera-Beutler (WA), Blumenauer (OR), Black (TN), Bonamici (OR), Sinema (AZ)

#73

LATE REVISED Prohibits the use of funds to sell the transmission assets of three Power Marketing Administrations and the Tennessee Valley Authority.

Nolan (MN)

#2

REVISED Boosts the Army Corps' Aquatic Nuisance Species Research Program by $1 million.

Norman (SC)

#11

Reduces the total amount of appropriations made available by $1.5 billion to match the fiscal year 2018 enacted level.

O'Halleran (AZ)

#61

LATE REVISED Provides funding to expedite the work of the Department of Energy's Defense-Related Uranium Mines Program's work on Native American Reservations in the west.

Pearce (NM)

#47

REVISED Restricts the Bureau of Reclamation from using taxpayer money to fund science to use against a state in court.

Perlmutter (CO)

#94

LATE Increases funding for EERE's Facilities and Infrastructure account by $5 million offset by a $5 million reduction to DOE's Departmental Administration account.

Plaskett, (VI)

#92

LATE Adds navigation and ecosystem restoration as activities eligible for CAP funding set-aside under Public Law 115-123 for certain insular areas.

Polis (CO), Blumenauer (OR), Bonamici (OR), Young, Don (AK)

#5

Prevents denial of federal water rights to hemp and marijuana farmers and growers.

Polis (CO)

#26

Increases funds for the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy account by $243,138,000 (to FY18 enacted level) and decrease funds for Fossil Energy Research and Development by $121,569,000 and the National Nuclear Security Administration Weapons Activities account by $121,569,000.

Rogers (AL)

#1

Provides $24 million for construction of critical infrastructure in NNSA, with an offset from NNSA Federal Salaries and Expenses.

Rosen (NV), Kihuen (NV)

#14

Reduces Defense Nuclear Waste Disposal funding for Yucca Mountain licensing by $30,000,000, and increases the Spending Reduction Account by the corresponding amount.

Rosen (NV), Kihuen (NV)

#15

Strikes language that would prohibit the closure of the Yucca Mountain site.

Rosen (NV), Kihuen (NV)

#16

Prohibits the use of funds for the licensing, planning, development, or construction of a nuclear waste repository at the Yucca Mountain site until the Director of the Office of Management and Budget submits a study on the economic viability and job-creating benefits of alternative uses of the site.

Rosen (NV), Kihuen (NV)

#17

Reduces Nuclear Waste Disposal funding for Yucca Mountain licensing by $190,000,000, and increases the Spending Reduction Account by the corresponding amount.

Rosen (NV), Kihuen (NV)

#18

REVISED Reduces Nuclear Regulatory Commission funding for Yucca Mountain licensing by $47,700,000, and increases the Spending Reduction Account by the corresponding amount.

Rosen (NV), Kihuen (NV)

#19

Strikes language that would require a Department of Energy report on the potential of locating a reprocessing or recycling facility for spent nuclear fuel near the Yucca Mountain site.

Rosen (NV)

#20

REVISED Amends Division A to prohibit agencies from obligating or expending funds appropriated if such funds constitute an earmark.

Rosen (NV), O'Halleran (AZ)

#97

LATE Increases funding for the Solar Ready Vets program by $1 million

Ruiz (CA)

#36

Redirects $2 million within the Water and Related Resources Account toward projects with a public health benefit.

Schiff (CA)

#63

LATE REVISED Prohibits the Army Corps of Engineers from using glyphosate for non-native vegetation removal in soft bottom areas of the Los Angeles River

Schiff (CA)

#64

LATE Increases the ARPA-E amount to be level funding to FY18.

Smith, Jason (MO)

#12

WITHDRAWN Rescinds funds for the Title 17 Innovative Technology Loan Guarantee Program at the Department of Energy.

Smith, Jason (MO), Gohmert (TX), Estes, Ron (KS), Gosar (AZ)

#65

LATE REVISED Prohibits the Army Corps of Engineers from closing or prohibiting recreational access.

Smith, Lamar (TX)

#67

LATE Provides for $126.8 million from within funds appropriated to the Office of Science to meet House-passed authorization levels for the LINAC Coherent Light Source II High Energy Upgrade, the Proton Power Upgrade to the Spallation Neutron Source, the construction of the Spallation Neutron Source Second Target Station, and the construction of the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams; provides for full funding for the U.S. contribution to the construction of the ITER project.

Soto (FL)

#58

LATE Increases funding to the Electricity Delivery program by $1,000,000 to further facilitate the programs aim to develop a modern power grid by advancing resilient power distribution systems, intelligent and high-efficiency grid components, and energy storage systems.

Soto (FL)

#59

LATE Increases funding to the Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response program by $1,000,000 to further facilitate the Department of Energy’s effort to secure the nation’s energy infrastructure against all hazards, reduce the risks of and impacts from cyber events, and assist with restoration activities.

Speier (CA)

#60

LATE REVISED Increases USACE Construction account by $28 million to increase Continuing Authorities Program funding. Decreases Bureau of Reclamation Policy and Administration by same amount.

Tsongas (MA), Grijalva (AZ), Keating (MA)

#3

Increases funding to the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy for the purposes of offshore wind job training grants.

Valadao (CA)

#74

LATE States that the language provided would prevent either the FWS or NMFS from modifying or otherwise adjusting the RPA in its respective biological opinion in any manner that would further constrain or limit the ability of the CVP or SWP to provide the maximum quantity of water supplies to their contractors prior to completion of formal consultation initiated by Reclamation on August 2, 2016.

Valadao (CA)

#75

LATE Extends the drought related provisions of the WIIN Act in Subtitle J for five additional years.

Weber (TX)

#68

LATE Provides for $35 million from within funds appropriated to the Office of Nuclear Energy to meet the House-passed authorization level for the Versatile Neutron Source, a fast test reactor user facility.

Welch (VT)

#37

REVISED Restores funding for the Department of Energy’s Building Technologies Office, Advanced Manufacturing Office, and Vehicle Technologies Office to the FY18 levels. Offset through the Fossil Energy Research and Development Account.