H. Res. 961: H.R. 6157 - Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2019; H.R. 2083 – Endangered Salmon and Fisheries Predation Prevention Act

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 8-3 on Monday, June 25, 2018.

FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 222-172 AFTER ORDERING THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 219-172 on Tuesday, June 26, 2018.

MANAGERS: Hastings/Cheney

115th Congress

2nd Session

Rule

H. RES. 961

Report No. 115-783

 

H.R. 6157- Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2019

H.R. 2083 -Endangered Salmon and Fisheries Predation Prevention Act

  1. Structured rule for H.R. 6157.
  2. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations.
  3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
  4. Provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-77 shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.
  5. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended, for failure to comply with clause 2 rule XXI, except beginning on page 86, line 1, through page 86, line 7.
  6. 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.
  7. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in the report.
  8. Provides that no further consideration of the bill shall be in order except pursuant to a subsequent order of the House.
  9. Section 3 of the rule 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.
  10. Section 4 of the rule provides that during consideration of H.R. 6157, 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.
  11. Structured rule for H.R. 2083.
  12. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Natural Resources.
  13. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
  14. Makes in order as original text for the purpose of amendment an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-79 and provides that it shall be considered as read.
  15. Waives all points of order against that amendment in the nature of a substitute.
  16. 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, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.
  17. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in part B of the report.
  18. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
  19. Section 5 provides that H. Res. 952 is laid on the table.

 

RESOLUTION

Resolved, That 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. 6157) making appropriations for the Department of Defense 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 115-77 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 86, line 1, through page 86, line 7. 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 and pro forma amendments described in section 3 of this resolution. Each further amendment printed in part A of the report shall be considered 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 except as provided by section 3 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. 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. 2083) to amend the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 to reduce predation on endangered Columbia River salmon and other nonlisted species, 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 Natural Resources. After general debate the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. It shall be in order to consider as an original bill for the purpose of amendment under the five-minute rule an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-79. That amendment in the nature of a substitute shall be considered as read. All points of order against that amendment in the nature of a substitute are waived. No amendment to that amendment in the nature of a substitute shall be in 01·der except those printed in part B of the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution. 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 in the House or in the Committee of the Whole. All points of order against such amendments are waived. At the conclusion of consideration of the bill for amendment the Committee shall rise and report the bill to the House with such amendments as may have been adopted. Any Member may demand a separate vote in the House on any amendment adopted in the Committee of the Whole to the bill or to the amendment in the nature of a substitute made in order as original text. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill and amendments thereto to final passage without intervening motion except one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Sec. 3. During consideration of H.R. 6157 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. 4. (a) During consideration of H.R. 6157, 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.

Sec. 5. House Resolution 952 is laid on the table.

 

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENTS TO H.R. 6157 IN PART A PROPOSED TO BE MADE IN ORDER

(summaries derived from information provided by sponsors)

Sponsor

#

Description

Debate Time

  1. Jackson Lee (TX)

#41

Allocates $2 million to provide the Secretary of Defense the flexibility needed for technical assistance for U.S. military women to military women in other countries combating violence targeting women and children as a weapon of war, terrorism, human trafficking, narcotics trafficking.

(10 minutes)

  1. Lowenthal (CA), Welch (VT)

#13

Increases the STARBASE fifth grade youth STEM education program found in Operations and Maintenance, Defense-Wide, Civil Military Programs by $5 million, and to reduce Operations and Maintenance, Army, Other Servicewide Activities by the offsetting amount.

(10 minutes)

  1. Gallagher (WI), Murphy, Stephanie (FL)

#52

Shifts $48.242M within defense-wide operation and maintenance to support the Maritime Security Initiative to address Indo-PACOM budget priorities for building partner capacity to contribute to maritime security and domain awareness.

(10 minutes)

  1. Napolitano (CA), McKinley (WV)

#1

Increases funding for the National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program by $6 million to match the program’s 2018 funding of $180 million

(10 minutes)

  1. McGovern (MA), Emmer (MN)

#20

Provides the Department of Defense with $250,000 for administrative expenses for purposes of creating a military service medal to honor retired and former members of the Armed Forces who are radiation-exposed veterans (Atomic Veterans). Atomic Veterans are determined in section 1112(c)(3) of title 38, in the United States Code.

(10 minutes)

  1. Allen (GA), Raskin (MD)

#113

(LATE) Transfers $10,000,000 to the Defense POW/Missing Persons Office to assist in identifying unclaimed remains missing since the Korean conflict.

(10 minutes)

  1. McSally (AZ), Hartzler (MO), Scott, Austin (GA)

#5

(REVISED) Increases A-10 wing replacement funds to House-passed NDAA level.

(10 minutes)

  1. Soto (FL)

#99

Increases funding for the Quantum Information Sciences program within the Research, Development,Test and Evaluation, Army account by $5 million to further advance quantum computing research.

(10 minutes)

  1. Langevin (RI), Gallagher (WI)

#59

Provides $10 million for Weapons and Munitions Technology (0602624A), $10 million for Innovative Naval Prototypes (INP) Applied Research (0602792N), and $20 million for Innovative Naval Prototypes Advanced Technology Development (0603801N) to be used for accelerated development and prototyping for the electromagnetic railgun.

(10 minutes)

  1. Lipinski (IL)

#18

Provides $30M for MD5, the National Security Technology Accelerator, to support national security innovation and entrepreneurial education programs at universities. Reduces Operations and Maintenance-Defense Wide by the same amount.

(10 minutes)

  1. Larson, John (CT), Lipinski (IL)

#50

Provides for an additional $12.5 million to the National Defense Education Programs (NDEP) account (PE 0601120D8Z) to be directed to the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation to remain available until expended, offset by $12.5 million reduction in the Operation and Maintenance, Defense-wide account.

(10 minutes)

  1. Jackson Lee (TX)

#49

Reduces funding for Operations and Maintenance-Defense Wide, by $6.25 million and increases funding for Defense Health Care for PTSD by $5 million.

(10 minutes)

  1. Duffy (WI), DeLauro (CT)

#6

Increases funding for the Peer-Reviewed Ovarian Cancer Research Program by $10 million offset by a reduction in funding for defense-wide operations and maintenance appropriations by a similar amount.

(10 minutes)

  1. Soto (FL)

#107

(LATE) Increases funding for Gulf War illness research under the Defense Health Program by $1 million.

(10 minutes)

  1. Lamborn (CO), Norcross (NJ), Biggs (AZ), Brooks (AL), O'Halleran (AZ)

#27

Decreases the Defense Wide Procurement account by $99,280,000 and increases the account by the same amount to restore funding requested by Missile Defense Agency in the FY19 budget request in order to initiate multi-year procurement of the SM-3 IB interceptor.

(10 minutes)

  1. Hastings, Alcee (FL), McGovern (MA), Costello (PA), King, Peter (NY)

#19

Increases Peer-Reviewed Breast Cancer Research Program funding by $5,000,000.

(10 minutes)

  1. McKinley (WV), Eshoo (CA), King, Peter (NY), Katko (NY)

#51

Creates a $20 million dedicated line item for arthritis research within the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP).

(10 minutes)

  1. Speier (CA)

#7

Specifies that $25 million of the $1,300,315,000 appropriated for Defense Health Program research, development, test and evaluation may be used to award grants to medical researchers and universities to support research into early detection of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), as authorized by H.R. 2810, the FY18 National Defense Authorization Act.

(10 minutes)

  1. Huffman (CA), Buck (CO), Norman (SC)

#91

Strikes the restriction on the Pentagon’s ability to flexibly source its energy for the Rhine Ordnance Barracks Army Medical Center in Germany.

(10 minutes)

  1. Poe (TX)

#8

Reduces the amount of Coalition Support Fund reimbursements Pakistan is eligible to receive by $200 million.

(10 minutes)

  1. Polis (CO), Lee, Barbara (CA), Grothman (WI)

#37

Reduces spending by 1 percent with exceptions.

(10 minutes)

  1. Moore, Gwen (WI)

#109

(LATE) Bars the use of funds in contravention of existing federal requirements for meaningful consultation and engagement with tribal communities related to activities that will impact them.

(10 minutes)

  1. Khanna (CA), Moore, Gwen (WI)

#73

(REVISED) Reduces the total amount appropriated by $5 billion.

(10 minutes)

  1. Brown (MD), Ruppersberger (MD)

#65

(REVISED) Ensures none of the funds made available by this Act may be used to transfer the information technology contracting and acquisition services or the Senior Leader Communications functions of the Defense Information Systems Agency.

(10 minutes)

 

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENTS TO H.R. 2083 IN PART B PROPOSED TO BE MADE IN ORDER

(summaries derived from information provided by sponsors)

Sponsor

#

Description

Debate Time

  1. Kilmer (WA), Heck, Denny (WA)

#6

Limits the application of this bill to only sea lions, rather than all pinnipeds.

(10 minutes)

  1. Huffman (CA)

#3

(REVISED) Protects endangered and threatened salmon and to prevent predation by sea lions through deterrence and limited removal measures.

(10 minutes)

  1. Vargas (CA)

#5

Mandates that the Secretary of the Interior produce a report to Congress on the potential impact of the lethal taking of California Sea Lions on the recovery of Salmonid stocks.

(10 minutes)