Summary of Amendments Submitted to the Rules Committee for H.R. 2217 - Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2014

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Jun 3, 2013 4:53 PM

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Van Hollen, Chris (MD), Kaptur (OH)


Replaces the sequester – which would cause deep cuts to important domestic priorities and defense – through fiscal year 2014 using a balanced approach to deficit reduction, with about half the savings from spending cuts and half from revenues. Protects our most vulnerable citizens, ask those earning over $1 million per year to contribute more, eliminate Agriculture direct payments, and cut subsidies for Big Oil.

Van Hollen, Chris (MD)


Calls on the Speaker to follow regular House procedure and immediately request a conference and appoint conferees to negotiate a fiscal year 2014 budget resolution conference agreement with the Senate.