Summary of Amendments Submitted to the Rules Committee for H.R. 2250 - Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2016

Summaries Derived from Information Provided by Sponsors

Listed in Alphabetical Order

May 18, 2015 4:56 PM

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Blackburn (TN)


Provides for a one percent across the board cut. Exempts Capitol Police, Architect of the Capitol, and the Sergeant at Arms.

Blum (IA), Graham (FL), Gosar (AZ), Ruiz (CA)


Prohibits funds to be used to pay the costs of first-class airline accommodations.

Ellison (MN)


Prohibits funds from being used to enter into a contract with an employer with a recorded Fair Labor Standards Act violation.

Flores (TX)


Prohibits any funds for delivering printed copies of the Congressional Pictorial Directory.

Gosar (AZ)


Redirects appropriations from the Open World Leadership Center Trust Fund to the Capitol Power Plant so both accounts are at the Committee recommended level.

Gosar (AZ), Black (TN)


Prohibits union dues from being automatically collected from the paychecks of federal employees within the Legislative Branch.

Gosar (AZ)


Prohibits funds for the Architect of the Capitol to conduct town halls.

Gosar (AZ)


Prohibits funds to be used by the Architect of the Capitol to hold week long supervisory academies.

Gosar (AZ)


Limits the amount of overtime payments for employees of the Architect of the Capitol to 121,428 aggregate hours or less.

Gosar (AZ)


REVISED Prohibits the Government Printing Office from using internal labor for carpet installation.

Kaptur (OH)


Reclassifies House of Representatives food services employees as federal workers.

Kaptur (OH)


Prohibits funds to be used to enter into a Capitol food services contract with a foreign owned company.

King, Steve (IA)


LATE Designates funds in the bill to train Capitol Police to investigate, identify, apprehend, arrest, detain and transfer persons for the purposes of enforcing the immigration laws of the United States to the same extent as any other Federal law enforcement personnel.

McCaul (TX)


WITHDRAWN Prohibits the use of funds to deliver a printed copy of the Federal Register, Congressional Directory, or Senate Telephone Directory to House offices.

Polis (CO)


LATE REVISED Prevents funds made available by this act to be used by a food services contractor to interfere with, restrain or coerce employees in the exercise of right guaranteed in sec. 7 of the National Labor Relations Act.

Ratcliffe (TX)


Zeros out $5,700,000 in funding for the Open World Leadership Center and applies the savings to the spending reduction account.

Scott, Bobby (VA), Green, Al (TX)


Ensures that CAO food service contractors pay a livable wage to their employees.

Speier (CA)


LATE Provides $500,000 for sexual harassment training for members and staff of the House of Representatives.

Takano (CA), Esty (CT), Foster (IL), Lujan (NM)


Appropriates $2.5 million to re-institute the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA), offset from funds in the Open World Leadership Center Trust Fund.

Wenstrup (OH)


WITHDRAWN Prohibits funding for the use of salaries and expenses of any office of the House of Representatives unless the Chief Administration Officer makes publicly available the determinations for such office regarding the designation of employees as "official" for purposes of requiring such employees to enroll in health insurance coverage provided through an Exchange.

Woodall (GA)


Prohibits House members from sending mail under the congressional franking privilege.

Yoho (FL)


Ensures that no public funding goes to a Member of Congress's annuity if they are convicted of a felony.