Summary of Amendments Submitted to the Rules Committee for Senate Amendment to H.R. 1625 - Targeted Rewards for the Global Eradication of Human Trafficking [Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018]

Summaries Derived from Information Provided by Sponsors

Listed in Alphabetical Order

March 21, 2018 12:10 AM

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Biggs (AZ)


Reduces the salary of Robert Mueller to Zero.

Biggs (AZ), Rokita (IN), Weber (TX)


Prohibits sanctuary cities from receiving federal funding.

Culberson (TX)


Prohibits FEMA from denying continued rental assistance to otherwise eligible applicants on the sole basis of household income.

Culberson (TX)


Requires the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to grant a waiver of the 70 percent low and moderate-income requirement for CDBG-DR funds provided for 2017 major disasters if requested by a grantee. The waiver could not reduce the percentage of funds for low and moderate-income below 50 percent unless the Secretary specifically found a compelling need for further reduction.

Garrett (VA), Mooney (WV)


Prohibits funds authorized or appropriated for the one year period beginning on the date of the enactment of this act by Federal law to be made available for any purpose to Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc., or any affiliate clinic, unless such clinics certify they will not perform or provide funds to any other entity to perform an abortion during such period.

Gohmert (TX)


Requires a statistical analysis of firearm sale denials resulting from the NICS background check system.This study would include the the age, race, gender, and national origin of, or any other identifying information provided about person were denied firearms ownership.

Gohmert (TX)


Requires that the Attorney General ensure that Background checks use all descriptors, including the including a person’s exact name, on the Firearm Transfer Record (ATF Form 4473) with respect to any firearm transaction.

Gohmert (TX)


Requires a statistical analysis containing the number of background checks completed, the number of determinations made by the system that a potential firearm transferee was ineligible to receive a firearm, and the reason for each such determination.

King, Steve (IA)


Defunds ObamaCare.

King, Steve (IA)


Blocks any expansion of the H-2B Visa Program.

King, Steve (IA)


Ensures that funds are not used in contravention of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to support sanctuary cities.

King, Steve (IA)


Provides funds for the border wall so that substantive construction of the promised wall can begin in earnest.

King, Steve (IA)


Defunds DACA.

King, Steve (IA)


Defunds Planned Parenthood.

Massie (KY), Jordan (OH)


Strikes Title VI, "Fix NICS,".

Newhouse (WA)


Prohibits funds from being used to operate the Federal Columbia River Power System hydroelectric dams in a manner inconsistent with the Army Corps of Engineers’ intended operations plan.

Polis (CO)


Prohibits the federal government from spending DOJ funds to interfere with state marijuana laws.

Polis (CO)


Reduces defense spending by one percent, excluding health and personnel accounts.

Polis (CO)


Inserts the text of H.R. 3440.