H. Res. 500: H.R. 3354 – Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2018 [Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act, 2018]

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE of 9-3 on Tuesday, September 5, 2017.

FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 230-191 AFTER ORDERING THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 233-187 on Wednesday, September 6, 2017.

MANAGERS: McGovern/Cole

115th Congress

1st Session

Rule

H. RES. 500

Report No. 115-295

 

 

H.R. 3354 - Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2018 [Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act, 2018]

  1. Structured rule.
  2. Provides two hours 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 115-31, modified by Rules Committee Print 115-32 and the amendment printed in part A of the Rules Committee report, shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.
  5. Waives points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended, for failure to comply with clause 2 or clause 5(a) of rule XXI, except beginning with the colon on page 327, line 22, through "crime" on page 328, line 2; beginning with the semicolon on page 535, line 12, through "(12 U.S.C. 3907(b)(2)."' on page 536, line 14; and section 7080.
  6. Provides that where points of order are waived against part of a section, a point of order may only be raised against the exposed provision and not the entire section.
  7. Makes in order only those further amendments printed in part B of the Rules Committee report, amendments en bloc described in section 3 of the resolution, and pro forma amendments described in section 4 of the resolution. Each further amendment printed in the report 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debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, may be withdrawn by the proponent at any time before action thereon, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.
  8. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in part B of the report or against amendments en bloc described in section 3 of the resolution.
  9. Provides that shall be in order at any time for the chair of the Committee on Appropriations or his designee to offer amendments en bloc consisting of amendments printed in the report not earlier disposed of. Amendments en bloc shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations or their designees, shall not be subject to amendment, except as provided by section 4 of the resolution, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.
  10. Provides that the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations or their respective designees may offer up to 20 pro forma amendments each at any point for the purpose of debate.
  11. Provides that no further consideration of the bill shall be in order except pursuant to a subsequent order of the House.
  12. Provides that during consideration of H.R. 3354, 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.
  13. Provides that it shall be in order at any time through the legislative day of September 9, 2017, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules and that the Speaker or his designee shall consult with the Minority Leader or her designee on the designation of any matter for consideration pursuant to this section.
  14. Waives clause 6(a) of rule XIII (requiring a two-thirds vote to consider a rule on the same day it is reported from the Rules Committee) against any resolution reported through the legislative day of September 9, 2017.

 

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. 3354) making appropriations for the Department of the Interior, environment, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, 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 two hours 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 115-31, modified by Rules Committee Print 115-32 and the amendment printed in part A of the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution, 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 or clause 5(a) of rule XXI are waived except as follows: beginning with the colon on page 327, line 22, through "crime" on page 328, line 2; beginning with the semicolon on page 535, line 12, through "(12 U.S.C. 3907(b)(2)."' on page 536, line 14; and section 7080. Where points of order are waived against part of a section, points of order against a provision in another part of such section may be made only against such provision and not against the entire section.

Sec. 2. (a) No further amendment to the bill shall be in order except those printed in part B of the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution, amendments en bloc described in section 3 of this resolution, and pro forma amendments described in section 4 of this resolution.

(b) Each further amendment printed in part B of the report of the Committee on Rules 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, 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.

(c) All points of order against further amendments printed in part B of the report of the Committee on Rules or against amendments en bloc described in section 3 of this resolution are waived.

Sec. 3. It shall be in order at any time for the chair of the Committee on Appropriations or his designee to offer amendments en bloc consisting of further amendments printed in part B of the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution not earlier disposed of. Amendments en bloc offered pursuant to this section shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations or their respective designees, 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.

Sec. 4. During consideration of the bill for amendment, the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations or their respective designees may offer up to 20 pro forma amendments each at any point for the purpose of debate.

Sec. 5. 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. 6. (a) During consideration of H.R. 3354, 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. 7. It shall be in order at any time through the legislative day of September 9, 2017, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules as though under clause 1 of rule XV. The Speaker or his designee shall consult with the Minority Leader or her designee on the designation of any matter for consideration pursuant to this section.

Sec. 8. The requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII for a two-thirds vote to consider a report from the Committee on Rules on the same day it is presented to the House is waived with respect to any resolution reported through the legislative day of September 9, 2017.

 

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENT IN PART A PROPOSED TO BE CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED

(summaries derived from information provided by sponsors)

Description

Eliminates a rescission of $875.575 million to the Disaster Relief fund and increases a rescission to the Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Loan Program  Acount by the same amount. Makes conforming changes to the title of the bill.

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENTS IN PART B PROPOSED TO BE MADE IN ORDER

(summaries derived from information provided by sponsors)

Amendments to Division B - (Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies)

 

Sponsor

#

Description

Debate Time

1.

Curbelo (FL)

#11

(REVISED) Appropriates $1.5 million for Oriental Fruit Fly research. The offset will be Departmental Administration under the Office of the Secretary account.

(10 minutes)

2.

Graves, Garret (LA)

#16

(REVISED) Reduces the Department of Agriculture expense account by $400,000, and increases the Animal and Plant Inspection Services accounts by $400,000 to control the outbreaks of insect and plant diseases.

(10 minutes)

3.

Soto (FL)

#24

(REVISED) Increases funding for Specialty Crop Pest Program by $1,000,000 for the Huanglongbing Multi-Agency Coordination efforts.

(10 minutes)

4.

Bera (CA)

#48

(LATE) Increases funding for Watershed Flood Prevention Operations by $2 million, with the increase intended to support the Emergency Watershed Protection Program.

(10 minutes)

5.

Mast (FL)

#14

Increases Natural Resources Conservation Service by $5.6 million to FY17 appropriated level to support several programs for environmentally sustainable agriculture and toxic runoff mitigation.

(10 minutes)

6.

Mast (FL)

#19

(REVISED) Increase National Institute of Food and Agriculture by $2 million to support the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative’s plan to expand postdoctoral research, prevention and monitoring of Harmful Algal Blooms with 16 of the additional 305 fellowships requested in FY18.

(10 minutes)

7.

Nolan (MN)

#46

(LATE) Increases the USDA’s Rural Broadband Program Loan Subsidy funding by $479,000, offset with a reduction to general Rural Development administrative expenses.

(10 minutes)

8.

Mast (FL)

#5

Increases the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point program by $1.5 million to continue research on human impact of contaminated seafood.

(10 minutes)

9.

Young, David (IA), Blum (IA), Walz (MN), Bustos (IL), Stefanik (NY), Bacon (NE), Peterson (MN)

#35

Strikes language that would prevent the U.S. Department of Agriculture from using Commodity Credit Corporation funds to purchase, produce, or defray the costs of alternative fuels under its memorandum of understanding with the Department of Defense.

(10 minutes)

10.

Cicilline (RI), Beyer (VA), Langevin (RI), Bonamici (OR), Keating (MA), Lieu (CA)

#21

Strikes language that restricts funding for Executive Order 13547, National Ocean Policy.

(10 minutes)

11.

Rooney, Francis (FL)

#49

(LATE) Prohibits the use of funds to be used to implement or enforce Executive Order 13502.

(10 minutes)

12.

Gaetz (FL)

#31

(REVISED) Prevents funds from being used to implement, administer, or enforce any project labor agreement.

(10 minutes)

13.

Jackson Lee (TX)

#17

Prohibits use of funds by the National Park Service in contravention of section 320101 of title 54, United States Code which provides that it is a national policy to preserve for public use historic sites, buildings, and objects of national significance for the inspiration and benefit of the people of the United States, especially as it relates to National Heritage Areas (NHAs).

(10 minutes)

14.

Davis, Rodney (IL)

#15

(REVISED) Prohibits the use of funds provided by the Act to be used to revoke exceptions made pursuant to the rule entitled "Exceptions to Geographic Areas for Official Agencies Under the USGSA" on a date before April 14, 2017.

(10 minutes)

15.

King, Steve (IA), Perry (PA), Gaetz (FL)

#4

Ensures that no funds are used to implement, administer, or enforce the Davis-Bacon Act.

(10 minutes)

16.

Hartzler (MO)

#6

Prohibits USDA from using funds to implement the Paid Lunch Equity provision in the National School Lunch Act.

(10 minutes)

17.

Carter, Buddy (GA)

#7

(LATE) (REVISED) Prohibits funds from being used by the Food and Drug Administration to finalize, implement, or enforce the draft standard memorandum of understanding made available for public comment on February 19, 2015, entitled “Draft Memorandum of Understanding Addressing Certain Distributions of Compounded Human Drug Products Between the State of [Insert State] and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.”.

(10 minutes)

18.

King, Steve (IA)

#47

(LATE) (REVISED) Ensures that no funds may be used on new hires who have not been verified through the E-Verify program, except for an employee compensated under a local compensation plan established under section 408 of the Foreign Service Act of 1980.

(10 minutes)

19.

Moore, Gwen (WI)

#28

(REVISED) Prohibits funds from being provided to entities that contravene 42 usc 1758 (b) (10) or 7 cfr 245.8, barring recipients of federal aid from having policies that overtly identify or stigmatize certain potential recipients of school meal subsidies.

(10 minutes)

20.

Soto (FL)

#23

(REVISED) Increases the funding of the Grassroots Source Water Protection Program by $500,000.

(10 minutes)

 

Amendments to Division H – (THUD)

21.

Lipinski (IL)

#18

Decreases the Office of the Secretary of Transportation Salaries and Expenses account by $9,000,000 and increases the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Salaries and Expenses account by the same amount for the purpose of expanding NHTSA's connected and automated vehicles oversight and regulatory capabilities.

(10 minutes)

22.

Mitchell (MI)

#44

Reduces by 10% general administrative and departmental salary and expense accounts in Division H, and transfers the savings to the Spending Reduction Account.

(10 minutes)

23.

DeSaulnier (CA)

#56

Adds funding for the University Transportation Center program.

(10 minutes)

24.

Hanabusa (HI), Gabbard (HI), Garamendi (CA)

#70

Increases funding for Assistance to Small Shipyards by $7 million.

(10 minutes)

25.

McClintock (CA)

#85

(LATE) Reduces funding for the Essential Air Service program by $150 million and applies the savings to the spending reduction account.

(10 minutes)

26.

Kildee (MI)

#25

(REVISED) Increases funding for the HOME Investment Partnerships Program by $100 million, reduces FAA Operations/Air Traffic Control by the same amount.

(10 minutes)

27.

Torres (CA)

#16

Provides the authorized funding level for Section 1441 for the 2015 FAST Act, the Regional Infrastructure Accelerator (RIA) Demonstration program.

(10 minutes)

28.

Woodall (GA)

#43

Ensures greater flexibility for state departments of transportation to make targeted recissions.

(10 minutes)

29.

Napolitano (CA), Norton (DC), Nadler (NY), Lowenthal (CA)

#62

Strikes Section 134, which prohibits states from setting meal break, rest break, and wage standards for truck drivers.

(10 minutes)

30.

Lowey (NY)

#9

Provides $1 million to support medical fitness standards for critical safety personnel on interstate railways.

(10 minutes)

31.

Nolan (MN)

#80

(LATE) Reduces, and then restores funding for the Federal-State Partnership for State of Good Repair Grants by $500,000,000.

(10 minutes)

32.

Budd (NC)

#83

(LATE) (REVISED) Eliminates a $900 million allocation for the upgrade of an Amtrak rail line between Newark and New York City by increasing funding for national New Starts Projects by $400 million and applying savings from the elimination of the TIGER Grant program to deficit reduction.

(10 minutes)

33.

Brooks (AL)

#48

Defunds Amtrak.

(10 minutes)

34.

Torres (CA)

#17

Provides the authorized funding level for MAP-21 Section’s 20005(b) & FAST Act’s Section 3016 FAST Act, the Pilot Program for Transit-Oriented Development Planning.

(10 minutes)

35.

Nolan (MN)

#81

(LATE) Reduces, and then restores funding for the Capital Investment Grant program, which is the Federal Transit Agency’s primary grant program for funding major transit capital investments, including heavy rail, commuter rail, light rail, streetcars, and bus rapid transit.

(10 minutes)

36.

Soto (FL)

#38

Increases funding for the Small Starts program by $48 million.

(10 minutes)

37.

Carbajal (CA)

#89

(LATE) Provides $1,000,000 to PHMSA for the finalization of an automatic valve shut-off safety rule.

(10 minutes)

38.

Rosen (NV)

#1

(REVISED) Increases funding for the Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation (NeighborWorks America) by $35M, bringing total NeighborWorks appropriations to the same level as FY16.

(10 minutes)

39.

Grothman (WI)

#68

Decreases the funding for the Public and Indian Housing Tenant-Based Rental Assistance Program by $177,362,500, excluding veterans, elderly, and the disabled.

(10 minutes)

40.

Velázquez (NY), Serrano (NY), Espaillat (NY), Meeks (NY), Maloney, Carolyn (NY)

#39

Increases the Department of Housing and Urban Development's Public Housing Capital Fund by $2,000,000.

(10 minutes)

41.

Tenney (NY)

#33

Increases funding to the Community Development Block Grants program by $10 million and reduces the public housing operating fund allocation by $10 million.

(10 minutes)

42.

Nadler (NY)

#31

Increases funding for Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS by $19 million . The increase is offset by reducing the HUD Information Technology fund by the same amount.

(10 minutes)

43.

Knight (CA)

#5

Increases the Community Development Fund by $100,000,000

(10 minutes)

44.

Courtney (CT), Larson, John (CT)

#86

(LATE) Provides funding in the Community Development Block Grant program to examine the application of grant funds to mitigating and remediating the effects of pyrrhotite-related residential damage.

(10 minutes)

45.

DeSaulnier (CA)

#55

Adds funds for Section 4 Capacity Building for Community Development and Affordable Housing program.

(10 minutes)

46.

Grothman (WI)

#69

Decreases funding for the Project-Based Rental Assistance Housing Program by $266,000,000.

(10 minutes)

47.

Soto (FL)

#11

Increases funding for Housing for the Elderly by $2.5 million.

(10 minutes)

48.

Stivers (OH)

#27

Increases funding for Administrative Enforcement Initiative by reducing funding from Private Enforcement Initiative.

(10 minutes)

49.

Thompson, Glenn (PA), Kelly (PA)

#53

Prohibits funds to be used for establishing or collecting tolls on I-80 in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

(10 minutes)

50.

Rooney, Francis (FL), Perry (PA)

#45

Prohibits the use of funds to be used to implement or enforce Executive Order 13502.

(10 minutes)

51.

King, Steve (IA), Perry (PA), Gaetz (FL)

#6

Ensures that no funds are used to implement, administer, or enforce the Davis-Bacon Act.

(10 minutes)

52.

Jackson Lee (TX)

#28

Provides that the Secretary may make grants to State and local authorities for the purpose of undertaking capital projects.

(10 minutes)

53.

Herrera-Beutler (WA)

#72

States no Funds can be used to establish or collect tolls on Interstate 5 or Interstate 205 in the state of Washington or Oregon.

(10 minutes)

54.

Grothman (WI)

#77

(LATE) Reduces the funding level for the Department of Housing and Urban Development by two percent.

(10 minutes)

55.

Barr (KY)

#20

Prohibits funding for HUD’s rule on “On-Site Completion of Construction of Manufactured Homes,” their “Interpretative Bulletin for Model Manufactured Home Installation Standards Foundation requirements in Freezing Temperature Areas Under CFR 3285.312(b),” and any implementation of the June 2014 memorandum titled “Construction of On-Site Installation of Add-Ons, such as an Attached Garage.”

(10 minutes)

56.

Smith, Jason (MO)

#58

(REVISED) Prevents funds from being used for a State, or local government entity or official if that entity prohibits, or in any way restricts, any government entity or official from sending to, or receiving from, the Immigration and Naturalization Service information regarding the citizenship or immigration status, lawful or unlawful, of any individual.

(10 minutes)

57.

Perry (PA), LaMalfa (CA), Meadows (NC)

#60

(REVISED) Prohibits the use of funds for the NHTSA and FMCSA to finalize the notice of proposed rulemaking regarding speed limiting devices (81 Fed. Reg. 61941).

(10 minutes)

58.

Babin (TX), Smucker (PA), LaMalfa (CA), Peterson (MN)

#35

(REVISED) Prohibits funds from being used to implement or enforce the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate.

(10 minutes)

59.

King, Steve (IA)

#82

(LATE) (REVISED) Ensures that no funds may be used on new hires who have not been verified through the E-Verify program.

(10 minutes)

60.

Nolan (MN)

#79

(LATE) (REVISED) Restores the FAA’s Small Community Air Service Development Program at $10,000,000, which provides grant subsidies for airports in smaller rural communities looking to create or expand new air service in places where access to the national air transportation system is limited.

(10 minutes)

 

Amendments to Division E - (Homeland)

61.

Keating (MA)

#70

(REVISED) Provides funds for the FEMA National Pre-Disaster Mitigation Fund to support regional-level NFIP Community Rating System coordinators.

(10 minutes)

62.

Swalwell (CA)

#78

Increases by $10 million the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Research and Development account for the purpose of TSA conducting evaluations and pilot testing of technology to detect intrusions on airport perimeters, offset by a $10 million reduction in the Department of Homeland Security Office of the Secretary and Executive Management account.

(10 minutes)

63.

Lujan Grisham (NM)

#82

(REVISED) Prioritizes funding within the DHS Office of the Secretary to complete a study on the treatment of detainees and the conditions of private detention centers.

(10 minutes)

64.

Lujan Grisham (NM)

#83

(REVISED) Increases DHS Urban Areas Security Initiative by $5 million and reduces DHS Office of the Secretary and Executive Management Operations and Support by the same amount.

(10 minutes)

65.

Higgins (NY)

#86

(REVISED) Increases funding to the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office Federal Assistance account by $1 million to address radiological and nuclear detection training and equipment for state and local law enforcement and first responders.

(10 minutes)

66.

Jayapal (WA)

#108

(REVISED) Strikes the $535 million increase for ICE enforcement and adds $30 million to ICE’s Office of the Inspector General and $10 million to the Department’s Office of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties.

(10 minutes)

67.

Delaney (MD)

#24

Funds the National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center, Chemical Security Analysis Center, and National Urban Security Technology Laboratory and is offset by a reduction in Management Directorate, Operations and Support account.

(10 minutes)

68.

Bilirakis (FL)

#32

Adds $5 million for “International Investigations” (sub account International Operations and Visa Security Program) for the purpose of Visa Security Program. It is intended to provide ICE additional funds to establish 2 Visa Security Posts in high risk areas.

(10 minutes)

69.

Pascrell (NJ)

#96

Provides $1 million for the State Fire Training Assistance Grant Program, and reduce funds for the Department of Homeland Security Management Directorate, Operations and Support by $1 million.

(10 minutes)

70.

Fitzpatrick (PA)

#20

(REVISED) Increases funding to the Department of Homeland Security, Office of Inspector General, to meet their budgetary request, so they may fully execute their mission of rectifying fraud, waste, and abuse.

(10 minutes)

71.

Castro (TX), Lee, Barbara (CA)

#10

Increases funding for the CBP Camera Technology Initiative.

(10 minutes)

72.

Kildee (MI)

#36

Adds $20 million to the SAFER Grant program ("Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response Grants").

(10 minutes)

73.

Correa (CA)

#48

Reduces funding for ICE--Operations and Support (Enforcement and Removal Operations) by $10,000,000 and increases funding for U.S. Customs and Border Protections (Canine Teams for drug interdiction at the Border) by the same amount.

(10 minutes)

74.

Roybal-Allard (CA), Garamendi (CA)

#1

Reduces funding for ICE--Operations and Support (Enforcement and Removal Operations) by $849,500,000 and increases funding for Coast Guard--Acquisition, Construction, and Improvements (Polar Icebreaker) by the same amount.

(10 minutes)

75.

Castro (TX), Lee, Barbara (CA)

#11

Increases funding for ICE to incorporate body-worn cameras.

(10 minutes)

76.

Correa (CA)

#47

Reduces funding for ICE--Operations and Support (Enforcement and Removal Operations) by $100,000,000 and increases funding for Coast Guard--Acquisition, Construction, and Improvements (cutters for drug interdiction) by the same amount.

(10 minutes)

77.

Hunter (CA)

#119

(LATE) Transfers $5 million dollars from the Coast Guard's Operations Expenses to its Research, Development, Test and Evaluation Account, for the purpose of supporting Coast Guard Icebreaker sea trials.

(10 minutes)

78.

Torres (CA), Chu (CA)

#18

Strikes Section 209 of Division E, which grants the Secretary of Homeland Security authority to reprogram or transfer funds for the purpose of detaining aliens prioritized for removal.

(10 minutes)

79.

Latta (OH)

#23

(REVISED) Allows the Department of Homeland Security's National Programs and Protection Directorate to use funds already allocated to the Department by the underlying bill to partner with rental car agencies for the purpose of strengthening background checks to guard against potential terrorists.

(10 minutes)

80.

King, Steve (IA), Perry (PA), Gaetz (FL)

#8

Ensures that no funds are used to implement, administer, or enforce the Davis-Bacon Act.

(10 minutes)

81.

Castro (TX), Lee, Barbara (CA), Soto (FL), Meng (NY)

#13

(REVISED) Prohibits the use of privatized immigration detention facilities.

(10 minutes)

82.

Torres (CA), Grijalva (AZ), Barragán, (CA)

#17

(REVISED) Prevents funds from being used in contravention of Section of 235B of the Immigration and Nationality Act to prevent an individual who presents themselves at a port of entry to the United States from taking such actions as may be necessary for purposes of applying for asylum.

(10 minutes)

83.

Gaetz (FL)

#53

(REVISED) Prevents funds from being used to implement, administer, or enforce any project labor agreement.

(10 minutes)

84.

Jayapal (WA)

#62

Prohibits funding from being used to expand or build new detention facilities.

(10 minutes)

85.

Zeldin (NY)

#77

Lifts the ban on striped bass fishing in the Block Island Transit Zone between Montauk, NY and Block Island, RI.

(10 minutes)

86.

Maloney, Sean (NY)

#107

Prohibits funds from being used for the establishments of anchorages on the Hudson River between Yonkers, New York and Kingston, New York.

(10 minutes)

87.

Rooney, Francis (FL)

#115

(LATE) Prohibits the use of funds to be used to implement or enforce Executive Order 13502.

(10 minutes)

88.

King, Steve (IA)

#113

(LATE) (REVISED) Ensures that no funds may be used on new hires who have not been verified through the E-Verify program.

(10 minutes)

89.

Jackson Lee (TX)

#29

(REVISED) Prohibits the use of funds to limit the discretion of the Secretary of Homeland Security to enhance the use of Federal air marshals on inbound international flights considered to be high risk by the Department of Homeland Security.

(10 minutes)

 

Amendments to Division G - (Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs)

90.

Lowey (NY), Crowley (NY)

#25

States a decrease/increase of funding for Diplomatic Policy and Support from the Diplomatic and Consular Programs account regarding deportation status of Mr. Jakiw Palij.

(10 minutes)

91.

Rothfus (PA)

#81

Transfers $30 million to the International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement account from the Fulbright Program.

(10 minutes)

92.

Scott, Austin (GA)

#68

Increases the appropriation for Western Hemisphere Regional Cooperation by $10 million dollars and reduces the appropriation for contributions to International Organizations by $10 million.

(10 minutes)

93.

Mitchell (MI)

#10

(REVISED) Prohibits the use of funds to attend a Canadian water resources conference in opposition to the construction of a deep geological repository for nuclear waste on the Canadian shore of Lake Huron.

(10 minutes)

94.

Buck (CO)

#43

Defunds the United States Institute of Peace and transfers funds to the spending reduction account.

(10 minutes)

95.

Engel (NY), Young, Don (AK), Green, Gene (TX)

#28

Increases funding for USAID’s global health programs by $209 million in order to increase funding for bilateral tuberculosis (TB) assistance to $450 million.

(10 minutes)

96.

Frankel (FL)

#60

Increases funding for the Economic Support Fund by $8.5 million.

(10 minutes)

97.

Hastings, Alcee (FL)

#58

Designates $12 million for programs benefiting the Ethiopian-Israeli community.

(10 minutes)

98.

Hastings, Alcee (FL)

#57

Designates $20 million for psychosocial support programs for religious and ethnic minorities persecuted by ISIS.

(10 minutes)

99.

Grothman (WI)

#72

Reduces the amount appropriated for the Economic Support Fund by $12,000,000.

(10 minutes)

100.

Valadao (CA), Schiff (CA), Royce (CA), Pallone (NJ), Speier (CA)

#55

Ensures continued funding for de-mining projects in Nagorno-Karabakh, Azerbaijan.

(10 minutes)

101.

Donovan (NY)

#89

(LATE) Increases funding for the US African Development Foundation by $15 million.

(10 minutes)

102.

Lynch (MA)

#2

Increases funding for the Department of the Treasury International Affairs Technical Assistance by $4,545,000.

(10 minutes)

103.

Foster (IL)

#39

Reduces the NADR account by $10,000,000 and increases the account by the same amount, to be used for the Synchrotron-Light for Experimental Science and Applications project in order to promote scientific diplomacy and peace in the Middle East.

(10 minutes)

104.

Budd (NC)

#61

(REVISED) Prevents funds from being used to honor the families of those engaged or connected to terrorist activity.

(10 minutes)

105.

Torres (CA)

#12

(REVISED) Provides an exemption from the withholding requirements that are set forth in Sections 7045 (a)(3) of Division G, which apply to all assistance for each of the central governments of Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador.

(10 minutes)

106.

Trott (MI)

#5

Prohibits the use of funds made available by the Department of State to close or merge the Office of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom.

(10 minutes)

107.

Trott (MI)

#4

Prohibits the use of funds made available by the Department of State to close or merge the Office of the Special Envoy to Promote Religious Freedom in the Near East and South Central Asia.

(10 minutes)

108.

Trott (MI)

#3

Prohibits the use of funds made available by the Department of State to close or merge the Office of International Religious Freedom.

(10 minutes)

109.

Schneider (IL), Rosen (NV)

#15

Prohibits the use of funds made available to the Department of State from being used to close or merge the Office of the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism.

(10 minutes)

110.

Ros-Lehtinen (FL)

#83

(LATE) Prohibits funds from being used to make any U.S. contributions to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), the United Nations Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA).

(10 minutes)

111.

Lieu (CA)

#63

Prohibits the use of funds made available to the Department of State from being used to close or merge the Office of Global Criminal Justice.

(10 minutes)

112.

King, Steve (IA), Perry (PA), Gaetz (FL)

#9

Ensures that no funds are used to implement, administer, or enforce the Davis-Bacon Act.

(10 minutes)

113.

Gaetz (FL)

#41

(REVISED) Prevents funds from being given to a list of Palestinian schools named after terrorists.

(10 minutes)

114.

Gaetz (FL)

#42

(REVISED) Prevents funds from being used to implement, administer, or enforce any project labor agreement.

(10 minutes)

115.

DeSantis (FL)

#53

None of the funds made available by this Act may be awarded to Islamic Relief Worldwide.

(10 minutes)

116.

Brat (VA)

#85

(LATE) Eliminates the Office of Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources at the U.S. Department of State.

(10 minutes)

117.

Meeks (NY), Castro (TX)

#62

(REVISED) Ensures none of the funds made available in this Act may be used to reduce the number of fellows in the Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program, the Thomas Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program, or the Donald M. Payne International Development Fellowship Program below current levels.

(10 minutes)

118.

King, Steve (IA)

#84

(LATE) (REVISED) Ensures that no funds may be used on new hires who have not been verified through the E-Verify program, except for an employee compensated under a local compensation plan established under section 408 of the Foreign Service Act of 1980.

(10 minutes)