H. Res. 918: Senate amendment to H.R. 3249 — Project Safe Neighborhoods Grant Program Authorization Act of 2018; H.R. 8 – Water Resources Development Act of 2018; H.R. 5895 - Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 8-2 on Tuesday, June 5, 2018.

FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 223-175 AFTER ORDERING THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 224-176 on Wednesday, June 6, 2018.

MANAGERS: McGovern/Woodall

115th Congress

2nd Session

Rule

H. RES. 918

Report No. 115-711

 

Senate amendment to H.R. 3249 – Project Safe Neighborhoods Grant Program Authorization Act of 2018

H.R. 8 – Water Resources Development Act of 2018

H.R. 5895 – Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2019

  1. Provides for the consideration of the Senate amendment to H.R. 3249.
  2. Makes in order a motion offered by the chair of the Committee on the Judiciary or his designee that the House concur in the Senate amendment to H.R. 3249.
  3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the motion.
  4. Provides that the Senate amendment and the motion shall be considered as read.
  5. Provides one hour of debate on the motion equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary.
  6. Structured rule for H.R. 8.
  7. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
  8. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
  9. Provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-72 shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.
  10. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.
  11. Makes in order only those further amendments printed in part A of the Rules Committee report. Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.
  12. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in the report.
  13. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
  14. Structured rule for H.R. 5895.
  15. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations.
  16. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
  17. Provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-71, shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.
  18. Waives points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended, for failure to comply with clause 2 rule XXI, except beginning on page 66, line
  19. 14, through page 66, line 20.
  20. Makes in order only those further amendments printed in part B of the Rules Committee report. Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, may be withdrawn by the proponent at any time before action thereon, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.
  21. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in the report.
  22. Provides that no further consideration of the bill shall be in order except pursuant to a subsequent order of the House.
  23. Provides that the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations or their respective designees may offer up to 10 pro forma amendments each at any point for the purpose of debate.
  24. Provides that during consideration of H.R. 5895, it shall not be in order to use a decrease in Overseas Contingency Operations funds to offset an amendment that increases an appropriation not designated as Overseas Contingency Operations funds or vice versa, but does not apply to amendments between the Houses.

 

RESOLUTION

Resolved, That upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to take from the Speaker's table the bill (H.R. 3249) to authorize the Project Safe Neighborhoods Grant Program, and for other purposes, with the Senate amendment thereto, and to consider in the House, without intervention of any point of order, a motion offered by the chair of the Committee on the Judiciary or his designee that the House concur in the Senate amendment. The Senate amendment and the motion shall be considered as read. The motion shall be debatable for one hour equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the motion to adoption without intervening motion.

Sec. 2. At any time after adoption of this resolution the Speaker may, pursuant to clause 2(b) of rule XVIII, declare the House resolved into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for consideration of the bill (H.R. 8) to provide for improvements to the rivers and harbors of the United States, to provide for the conservation and development of water and related resources, and for other purposes. The first reading of the bill shall be dispensed with. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. General debate shall be confined to the bill and shall not exceed one hour equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. After general debate the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. In lieu of the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure now printed in the bill, an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-72 shall be considered as adopted in the House and in the Committee of the Whole. The bill, as amended, shall be considered as the original bill for the purpose of further amendment under the five-minute rule and shall be considered as read. All points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended, are waived. No further amendment to the bill, as amended, shall be in order except those printed in part A of the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution. Each such further amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question in the House or in the Committee of the Whole. All points of order against such further amendments are waived. At the conclusion of consideration of the bill for amendment the Committee shall rise and report the bill, as amended, to the House with such further amendments as may have been adopted. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill, as amended, and on any further amendment thereto to final passage without intervening motion except one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Sec. 3. At any time after adoption of this resolution the Speaker may, pursuant to clause 2(b) of rule XVIII, declare the House resolved into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for consideration of the bill (H.R. 5895) making appropriations for energy and water development and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019, and for other purposes. The first reading of the bill shall be dispensed with. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. General debate shall be confined to the bill and shall not exceed one hour equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations. After general debate the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five minute rule. An amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-71 shall be considered as adopted in the House and in the Committee of the Whole. The bill, as amended, shall be considered as the original bill for the purpose of further amendment under the five-minute rule and shall be considered as read. Points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended, for failure to comply with clause 2 of rule XXI are waived except as follows: page 66, line 14, through page 66, line 20. No further amendment to the bill, as amended, shall be in order except those printed in part B of the report of the Committee on Rules and pro forma amendments described in section 4 of this resolution. Each further amendment printed in part B of the report shall be conside1·ed only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, may be withdrawn by the proponent at any time before action thereon, shall not be subject to amendment except as provided by section 4 of this resolution, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question in the House or in the Committee of the Whole. All points of order against such further amendments are waived. At the conclusion of consideration of the bill for amendment pursuant to this resolution, the Committee of the Whole shall rise without motion. No further consideration of the bill shall be in order except pursuant to a subsequent order of the House.

Sec. 4. During consideration of H.R. 5895 for amendment, the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations or their respective designees may offer up to 10 pro forma amendments each at any point for the purpose of debate.

Sec. 5. (a) During consideration of H.R. 5895, it shall not be in order to consider an amendment proposing both a decrease in an appropriation designated pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 and an increase in an appropriation not so designated , or vice versa.

(b) This paragraph shall not apply to an amendment between the Houses.

 

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENTS IN PART A TO H.R. 8 PROPOSED TO BE MADE IN ORDER

(summaries derived from information provided by sponsors)

Sponsor

#

Description

Debate Time

  1. Shuster (PA)

#97

MANAGER’S AMENDMENT (LATE)(REVISED)  (REVISED)  Manager's Amendment. Makes technical changes to the bill, as well as additional provisions relating to Corps of Engineers projects and reports. Addresses direct spending issue in sec. 306.              

(10 minutes)

  1. Soto (FL)

#76

Directs the Secretary to expand the areas of consideration to include water storage.

(10 minutes)

  1. Gibbs (OH)

#66

Amends language to ensure all factors are considered in order for the mitigation bank to provide sufficient financial assurances.

(10 minutes)

  1. Royce (CA), Hunter (CA), Mast (FL)

#58

(REVISED)  Adds flexibility in Section 120 so that future projects can also qualify for the pilot program.

(10 minutes)

  1. Keating (MA)

#28

(REVISED)  Authorizes Army Corps to give technical assistance to regional coalitions as they prepare for water resources development projects with potential connections to Army Corps projects or properties.

(10 minutes)

  1. Posey (FL), Mast (FL), Hastings, Alcee (FL), Wilson (FL)

#103

(LATE)(REVISED)  Directs the Secretary to provide technical assistance on construction to a state agency that is carrying out congressionally authorized projects. Such assistance would be reimbursed by the state agency. Protects existing authorities under Davis-Bacon.

(10 minutes)

  1. Denham (CA), Costa (CA)

#63

Extends authority of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to enter into cost recovery agreements for evaluation and processing of permits.

(10 minutes)

  1. Esty (CT)

#73

(REVISED)  Adds to a National Academy of Sciences report consideration of an analysis on whether the Corps considers cumulative benefits of locally developed projects, including Master Plans, and if the Corps uses these benefits for purposes of benefit-cost analysis for potential projects within such Master Plans.

(10 minutes)

  1. Soto (FL)

#75

Adds universities to the list of entities that the Secretary of the Army Corps should consider when submitting a report to Congress on the use of innovative materials in water resource development projects.

(10 minutes)

  1. Krishnamoorthi (IL)

#88

(LATE)Requires the Comptroller of the United States to provide recommendations to improve the capacity and preparedness of the Corp of Engineers workforce

(10 minutes)

  1. Jayapal (WA)

#45

Adds to a GAO study consideration of how changes to the navigation industry workforce with which the Army Corps of Engineers collaborates may affect safety and operations within the navigation industry

(10 minutes)

  1. Soto (FL)

#74

Directs the GAO to specifically consider trough bars, coastal wetlands and barrier coral reefs for their study on the feasibility of projects for flood risk management, hurricane and storm damage reduction, and ecosystem restoration.

(10 minutes)

  1. Sanford (SC), Delaney (MD), Duncan (SC)

#17

(REVISED)  Ensures timely payback for advanced funds paid for by a non-federal sponsor.

(10 minutes)

  1. Nolan (MN), Joyce (OH), Huizenga (MI), Krishnamoorthi (IL), Mitchell (MI), Bergman (MI), Kildee (MI), Kennedy (MA)

#42

Expresses the sense of Congress that the construction of a new lock at the Soo Locks at Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, is vital to our national economy, national security, and national need for new critical infrastructure.

(10 minutes)

  1. Moore, Gwen (WI)

#13

Requires the Corps to take steps to better engage with and meaningfully consult with communities of color, low-income communities, tribes, and rural communities.

(10 minutes)

  1. Meadows (NC)

#81

Prioritizes the operation, maintenance, and improvement of existing infrastructure.

(10 minutes)

  1. Mast (FL)

#24

(REVISED)  Clarifies the Secretary’s authority under WRDA 2000 to provide credit for Comprehensive Everglades Restoration in-kind work completed during design or construction, including work after a partnership agreement is signed. The Secretary and non-Federal sponsor must agree to the terms and conditions for in-kind work not expressly defined in the partnership agreement and the Secretary must determine the work is integral to the project.

(10 minutes)

  1. Pearce (NM)

#8

Requires the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to pay back the Federal cost share for projects carried out under section 593 of the Water Resources Development Act of 1999 in the next fiscal year.

(10 minutes)

  1. Kelly (PA), Thompson, Glenn (PA)

#3

(REVISED)  States that in regards to WRDA funding determinations, the Corps of Engineers may consider operation and maintenance of the locks on Allegheny River for purposes of recreational boat traffic levels and related economic benefits.

(10 minutes)

  1. Schrader (OR)

#71

(REVISED)  Provides the Army Corps of Engineers with the authority to help mitigate any detrimental impacts to municipal water supply resulting from a Corps construction project.

(10 minutes)

  1. Jayapal (WA)

#46

Requests from the Army Corps of Engineers a report to Congress on the potential opportunity for integrating noise abatement and noise mitigation technologies and practices into improvements and operations in harbors and inland harbors.

(10 minutes)

  1. Higgins, Clay (LA)

#91

(LATE)(REVISED)  Directs the Secretary to prefer acquiring the minimum interest necessary in real property needed to support a project or action. Requires consideration of the use of a temporary easement estate or other interests designed to reduce overall costs, reduce project time, and minimize conflict with property owners related to such project or action.

(10 minutes)

  1. Babin (TX)

#114

(LATE)Expresses the sense of Congress that safety and navigation improvements for high volume, 2-way traffic navigation projects should be authorized without the need for an additional benefit-to-cost analysis.

(10 minutes)

  1. Bost (IL)

#18

(REVISED)  Permits a non-federal flood control project sponsor to pay, or contribute to, the difference between the cost of repairing a damaged flood control project and its projected economic benefits.

(10 minutes)

  1. Heck, Denny (WA)

#55

Directs GAO to conduct a study on USACE’s ability to comply with Federal stormwater runoff requirements.

(10 minutes)

  1. González-Colón (PR)

#37

(REVISED)  Expresses the sense of Congress that the Corps of Engineers should consider urgently and favorably projects and proposals pending before them for flood control, dam repair, beach erosion, harbor navigation in Puerto Rico, as well as for repair and mitigation required by natural disasters in 2017-2018; and that the Secretary should advance the project for ecosystem restoration at Caño Martin Peña, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

(10 minutes)

  1. Gibbs (OH)

#65

(REVISED)  Instructs the Secretary to expedite the DMMP process in order that studies reach completion within two years of their initiation and shall make maximum use of existing information and studies and avoid all redundant information collection and studies for purposes of Dredged Material Management Plans initiated in fiscal year 2018 and afterward.

(10 minutes)

  1. Frankel (FL), Curbelo (FL), Mast (FL), Wilson (FL)

#22

Allows the Corps to consider the best source of sand for each individual beach renourishment project

(10 minutes)

  1. Davis, Rodney (IL), Lipinski (IL), Mitchell (MI), Dingell (MI), Lawrence (MI), Kildee (MI)

#83

(LATE)(REVISED)  Clarifies that operation and maintenance of any project authorized under the Chief’s Report for the Brandon Road Study is done at an 80/20 Federal/non-Federal cost share. Also requires the Corps, following construction of any project authorized under the Chief’s Report for the Brandon Road Study, to consult with the governor of the state where the project is located and seek Congressional approval prior to implementing any additional technologies at the project. Also, adds to the list of feasibility studies in the base bill the USACE must expedite completion of the Great Lakes Mississippi River Interbasin Study Brandon Road Study

(10 minutes)

  1. González-Colón (PR)

#38

(REVISED)  Directs the secretary to expedite reports for the navigation project for San Juan Harbor, Puerto Rico, per the study authorized by resolution of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure in September 20, 2006

(10 minutes)

  1. Lance (NJ), Gottheimer (NJ)

#96

(LATE)Directs the Secretary to expedite the completion of a feasibility study for the Warren Glen Dam Removal Project in the Musconetcong River, New Jersey

(10 minutes)

  1. Lujan (NM), Lujan Grisham (NM)

#49

(REVISED)  Authorizes the expansion of the Abiquiu Reservoir.

(10 minutes)

  1. Larsen, Rick (WA)

#30

Increases the per project funding cap for Section 544 Puget Sound and Adjacent Waters Restoration (PSAW) to $10 million- which is consistent with Section 206 Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration projects and raises the overall authorization level for PSAW.

(10 minutes)

  1. Keating (MA)

#82

(LATE)Directs the Army Corps to expedite and complete dredging in Plymouth Harbor, Massachusetts as authorized.

(10 minutes)

  1. Joyce (OH), Huizenga (MI), Kildee (MI), Foster (IL)

#40

Requires the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to complete its Chief’s Report for the Brandon Road Study by February 2019.

(10 minutes)

  1. Bishop, Sanford (GA)

#33

(REVISED)  Conveys three parcels of land, known as the Earle May Recreational Area, from the Army Corps of Engineers to the City of Bainbridge.

(10 minutes)

  1. Blum (IA)

#23

Expedites the completion of the Cedar River flood risk management project authorized in 2014

(10 minutes)

  1. Keating (MA)

#64

(REVISED)  Grants the Army Corps the authority to repair or replace bridges in New England that serve as emergency evacuation routes.

(10 minutes)

  1. McMorris Rodgers (WA)

#9

(REVISED)  Authorizes a land transfer between the Port of Whitman and the Army Corps of Engineers.

(10 minutes)

  1. Shea-Porter (NH)

#94

(LATE)Directs the Secretary to use existing authority to mitigate severe shoaling at Hampton Harbor, New Hampshire

(10 minutes)

  1. Shea-Porter (NH)

#95

(LATE)Directs the Secretary to expedite the navigation project for Portsmouth Harbor and the Piscataqua River

(10 minutes)

  1. Lewis, Jason (MN)

#115

(LATE)Encourages the Secretary to consider reasonable alternative agreements between state or local entities, private partners, and the US Army Corps of Engineering to dispose of dredged material.

(10 minutes)

  1. Olson (TX), Weber (TX), González-Colón (PR), Green, Al (TX), Brady, Kevin (TX), Gonzalez, Vicente (TX), Poe (TX), Duncan (SC), Vela (TX), Plaskett, (VI), Gohmert (TX), Wilson (FL)

#117

(LATE)Looks to expedite already authorized U.S. Army Corp of Engineers projects in the declared disaster areas of Texas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, South Carolina, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

(10 minutes)

  1. McCaul (TX), Green, Al (TX), Brady, Kevin (TX), Culberson (TX), Olson (TX), Weber (TX), Poe (TX)

#118

(LATE)Requires the US Army Corps of Engineers to carry out flood and storm damage reduction studies expeditiously in order to reduce the risk of damage from future floods and hurricanes in the Houston and Coastal Texas areas.

(10 minutes)

  1. Weber (TX)

#120

(LATE)Enhances the Levee Safety Action Classification (LSAC) risk categorization tool, developed internally by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. It supplements current duties by ensuring that individual levee system LSAC ratings are transparent.

(10 minutes)

  1. Meeks (NY)

#123

(LATE)Expedites the Army Corps of Engineers’ reformulation project in certain Sandy Superstorm affected areas of Queens, NY.

(10 minutes)

  1. Schrader (OR)

#70

(REVISED)  Requires the Army Corps of Engineers to include in future workplans, to the maximum extent practicable, any project or facility for disposition for which the Corps has a final report from the Director of Civil Works.

(10 minutes)

  1. Smith, Jason (MO)

#5

(REVISED)  Ensures prompt restoration and rebuilding in the event of an activation of any floodway or backwater feature within the Mississippi Rivers and Tributaries system.

(10 minutes)

  1. Young, Don (AK)

#32

(REVISED)  Requires the Secretary to conduct an assessment of dams classified as Class III under the Dam Safety Action Classification of the Corps of Engineers. This amendment require the Secretary to provide a report to Congress describing anticipated impacts on the local communities if the Secretary no longer assumes responsibility of the Class III dam, or what the effects would be if the Secretary continues to assume responsibility of the dams over a period of 15 years after the date of enactment of this Act.

(10 minutes)

  1. Costa (CA), Denham (CA)

#43

(REVISED)  Authorizes the Army Corps to accept contributed funds from the owners of non-federal Section 7 reservoirs for the purpose of reviewing/revising operational documents, including flood control manuals and rule curves.

(10 minutes)

  1. Soto (FL)

#77

(REVISED)  Directs the Secretary, to the maximum extent practicable, to endeavor to provide information to all adjoining residential property stakeholders, next to property which the Army Corps of Engineers holds an interest.

(10 minutes)

  1. Paulsen (MN), Ellison (MN)

#90

(LATE)(REVISED)  Expedites the completion of a disposition study and requires the Secretary to report on the feasibility of preserving and uenhancing recreational opportunities and the health of the ecosystem of Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam.

(10 minutes)

 

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENTS IN PART B TO H.R. 5895 PROPOSED TO BE MADE IN ORDER

(summaries derived from information provided by sponsors)

DIVISION A (ENERGY & WATER)

Sponsor

#

Description

Debate Time

  1. 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.

(10 minutes)

  1. Abraham (LA)

#87

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

(10 minutes)

  1. Keating (MA)

#57

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

(10 minutes)

  1. 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.

(10 minutes)

  1. Ruiz (CA)

#36

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

(10 minutes)

  1. Lujan Grisham (NM)

#25

Prioritizes funding for Bureau of Reclamation research and development projects.

(10 minutes)

  1. DeSaulnier (CA)

#51

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

(10 minutes)

  1. Mitchell (MI)

#72

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

(10 minutes)

  1. Cohen (TN)

#62

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

(10 minutes)

  1. Keating (MA)

#55

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

(10 minutes)

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

#49

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

(10 minutes)

  1. Esty (CT)

#29

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

(10 minutes)

  1. 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.

(10 minutes)

  1. 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.

(10 minutes)

  1. 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.

(10 minutes)

  1. 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.

(10 minutes)

  1. Esty (CT), Larson, John (CT)

#28

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

(10 minutes)

  1. 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.

(10 minutes)

  1. 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.

(10 minutes)

  1. 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.

(10 minutes)

  1. Marshall (KS)

#42

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

(10 minutes)

  1. Langevin (RI)

#13

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

(10 minutes)

  1. Kihuen (NV), Titus (NV), Rosen (NV)

#31

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

(10 minutes)

  1. Gosar (AZ)

#39

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

(10 minutes)

  1. Jackson Lee (TX)

#82

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

(10 minutes)

  1. 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

(10 minutes)

  1. 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.

(10 minutes)

  1. 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.

(10 minutes)

  1. 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.

(10 minutes)

  1. Keating (MA)

#54

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

(10 minutes)

  1. 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

(10 minutes)

  1. Kihuen (NV), Titus (NV), Rosen (NV)

#32

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

(10 minutes)

  1. 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.

(10 minutes)

  1. Blackburn (TN)

#79

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

(10 minutes)

  1. Jackson Lee (TX)

#83

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

(10 minutes)

  1. 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.

(10 minutes)

  1. 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.

(10 minutes)

  1. DeSantis (FL)

#24

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

(10 minutes)

  1. Norman (SC)

#11

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

(10 minutes)