Summary of Amendments Submitted to the Rules Committee for Senate Amendment to H.R.3547 - A bill to extend Government liability, subject to appropriation, for certain third-party claims arising from commercial space launches (Consolidated Appropriations)

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Listed in Alphabetical Order

Jan 14, 2014 6:21 PM

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Deutch (FL), Foster (IL)


Strike the provision in the bill requiring that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement maintain a level of not less than 34,000 detention beds.

Duffy (WI)


Prohibits funds from being used for U.S. development assistance or security assistance to any country the President has designated as a country of particular concern for religious freedom under the International Religious Freedom Act.

Gohmert (TX)


Reduces funds for the salaries, benefits, and expenses of any positions within the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice that were assigned to administer or enforce Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act. These jobs were rendered irrelevant after the Supreme Court struck down Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act in Shelby v. Holder.

Hudson (NC)


Establishes Federal Agency Sunset Commission to abolish or reorganize agencies which no longer serve the public need.

Hudson (NC), Duncan (SC)


Zeroes out further funding for the new DHS HQ at the St. Elizabeth’s campus until DHS and GSA can prove that they have selected the lowest cost plan available for relocation of its headquarters.

Meehan (PA)


Prohibits funds from being used for U.S. Customs and Border Protection preclearance operations at Abu Dhabi International Airport in the United Arab Emirates.

Shea-Porter (NH)


Repeals Section 403 of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013, which reduces military retiree pensions, and offsets the cost by closing tax loopholes for corporations.

Smith, Adrian (NE), Lummis (WY), Hartzler (MO), Graves (MO)


Strikes Section 745 of the bill.

Smith, Jason (MO)


Prohibits funds from being made available to fund a new "Draft General Management Plan," a new "General Management Plan," or an amendment to the "General Management Plan" for the Ozark National Scenic Riverways, a National Park in Southeast Missouri. Prohibits funds from being used to close access points to the park in general use by the public.