H.Res. 820: H.R. 5538 – Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE of 7-2 on Monday, July 11, 2016.

FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 237-179 AFTER ORDERING THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 236-174 on Tuesday, July 12, 2016.

MANAGERS: Slaughter/Newhouse

114th Congress

2nd Session

Rule

H.RES. 803

Report No. 114-683

 

H.R. 5538 - Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017

  1. Structured rule.
  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 the bill shall be considered as read through page 184, line 21.
  5. Waives points of order against provisions in the bill for failure to comply with clause 2 of rule XXI, except on page 71, line 19, through page 71, line 25,
  6. Makes in order only those amendments printed in the Rules Committee report, amendments en bloc described in section 3 of the rule, and pro forma amendments described in section 4 of the rule. Each 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, 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 or against amendments en bloc described in section 3 of the rule.
  8. Provides that 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 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, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.
  9. 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. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
  11. Section 6 provides that section 454 ofH.R. 5538 shall be considered to be a spending reduction account for purposes of section 3(d) of House Resolution 5.
  12. Section 7 provides that during consideration of H.R. 5538, section 3304 of Senate Concurrent Resolution 11 shall not apply.
  13. Section 8 provides that on any legislative day during the period from July 15, 2016, through September 5, 2016: the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved; and the Chair may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time to be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment.
  14. Section 9 provides that the Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 8.
  15. Section 10 provides that each day during the period addressed by sections 8 of the resolution shall not constitute calendar days for the purposes of section 7 of the War Powers Resolution (50 U.S. C. 1546).
  16. Section 11 provides that each day during the period addressed by section 8 of the resolution shall not constitute a legislative day for purposes of clause 7 of rule XIII (resolutions of inquiry).
  17. Section 12 provides that for each day during the period addressed by section 8 shall not constitute a calendar or legislative day for purposes of clause 7(c)(1) of rule XXII (motions to instruct conferees).
  18. Section 13 provides that it shall be in order at any time on the legislative day of July 14, 2016 or July 15, 2016, 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.
  19. Section 14 provides that the Committee on Appropriations may, at any time before 5 p.m. on Friday, July 29, 2016, file privileged reports to accompany measures making appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30,2017.

 

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. 5538) making appropriations for the Department of the Interior, environment, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017, 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.

Sec. 2. (a) After general debate the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. The bill shall be considered as read through page 184, line 21. Points of order against provisions in the bill for failure to comply with clause 2 of rule XXI are waived except as follows: page 71, line 19, through page 71, line 25.

(b) No amendment to the bill shall be in order except those printed in 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.

(c) Each amendment printed in 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, 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.

(d) All points of order against amendments printed in 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 amendments printed in 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 10 pro forma amendments each at any point for the purpose of debate.

Sec. 5. 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. 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. 6. Section 454 of H.R. 5538 shall be considered to be a spending reduction account for purposes of section 3(d) of House Resolution 5.

Sec. 7. During consideration of H.R. 5538, section 3304 of Senate Concurrent Resolution 11 shall not apply.

Sec. 8. On any legislative day during the period from July 15, 2016, through September 5, 2016-

(a) the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved; and

(b) the Chair may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time, within the limits of clause 4, section 5, article I of the Constitution, to be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment.

Sec. 9. The Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section .8 of this resolution as though under clause 8(a) of rule I.

Sec. 10. Each day during the period addressed by section 8 of this resolution shall not constitute a calendar day for purposes of section 7 of the War Powers Resolution (50 U.S.C. 1546).

Sec. 11. Each day during the period addressed by section 8 of this resolution shall not constitute a legislative day for purposes of clause 7 of rule XIII.

Sec. 12. Each day during the period addressed by section 8 of this resolution shall not constitute a calendar or legislative day for purposes of clause 7(c)(1) of rule XXII.

Sec. 13. It shall be in order at any time on the legislative day of July 14, 2016, or July 15, 2016, 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. 14. The Committee on Appropriations may, at any time before 5 p.m. on Friday, July 29, 2016, file privileged reports to accompany measures making appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017.

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENTS PROPOSED TO BE MADE IN ORDER

(summaries derived from information provided by sponsors)

 

Sponsor(s)

#

Summary

Debate Time

1

Castor (FL)

106

Matches the budget request for Law Enforcement of the National Wildlife Refuge System.

(10 minutes)

2

Cicilline (RI)

162

Late Increases funding for the Operation of the National Park System (ONPS) account by $2,500,000, and decreases funding for the Departmental Operations Account for the Department of Interior by $2,500,000.

(10 minutes)

3

Courtney (CT), McGovern (MA), DeLauro (CT), Larson, John (CT), Himes (CT), Esty (CT), Neal (MA)

78

Funds the New England National Scenic Trail at $300,000 within the Operation of the National Park System.

(10 minutes)

4

Griffith (VA)

117

Provides a distribution of funds among Appalachian states for reclamation of abandoned mine lands in conjunction with economic and community development, offset by funds from the Environmental Programs and Management account.

(10 minutes)

5

Lujan (NM)

45

Decreases and increases funding to the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) by $1 million to require that the BIA to report, identify and adjudicate to landowners egress and ingress easements where they do not exist for landowners on land parcels adjudicated under the Pueblo Lands Act of 1924.

(10 minutes)

6

Lujan (NM)

47

Decreases and increases funding to the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) by $1 million to require the BIA to update and digitize its inventory of rights-of-way records and to make them publicly available in a commonly used mapping format.

(10 minutes)

7

Cleaver (MO)

77

Revised Reduces the amount appropriated to the Department of the Interior—Office of the Secretary—Departmental Operations by $6,000,000 in order to fund the World War I Centennial Commission authorized by the World War I Centennial Commission Act (36 U.S.C. 1 note).

(10 minutes)

8

Ellison (MN), Grijalva (AZ)

46

Reprograms already appropriated funds to create an Office of Good Jobs for the Department of Interior.

(10 minutes)

9

Norcross (NJ)

33

Revised Adds $13,060,000 to the Hazardous Substance Superfund (equal to President's Budget request) and reduces Payments In Lieu of Taxes by the same amount.

(10 minutes)

10

Beyer (VA), Cartwright (PA), Lawrence (MI)

122

Strikes lines 4 through 19 on page 67.

(10 minutes)

11

Lujan Grisham (NM), Polis (CO), DeGette (CO), Cartwright (PA), Lowenthal (CA), Sarbanes (MD), Huffman (CA)

113

Strikes Section 122.

(10 minutes)

12

Castor (FL)

143

Late Strikes section 124.

(10 minutes)

13

Huffman (CA)

22

Strikes Section 127 of the Act, which would delay the finalization and implementation of the proposed rule for air quality control, reporting, and compliance in specific offshore areas of the Gulf of Mexico and the Arctic Ocean.

(10 minutes)

14

Smith, Jason (MO)

120

Eliminates funding for the Air, Climate and Energy Research Program under EPA.

(10 minutes)

15

Chaffetz (UT)

62

Revised Increases the EPA's Inspector General fund by $10,038,000 to bring up to President's request and decreases the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Environmental Programs and Management fund by $14,000,000.

(10 minutes)

16

Gosar (AZ), LaMalfa (CA), Zinke (MT), Franks (AZ), McClintock (CA)

1

Redirects funds from EPA bureaucracy to the Forest Service Hazardous Fuels account in order to prevent dangerous wildfires.

(10 minutes)

17

Westerman (AR)

25

Removes funds from the EPA bureaucracy, and places them into the US Forest Service’s Forest and Rangeland Research Account, which funds the Forest Products Laboratory and Forest Inventory and Analysis, among other programs.

(10 minutes)

18

Johnson, Hank (GA), Conyers (MI), Hastings, Alcee (FL)

54

Revised Ensures implementation of the EPA’s Final Rule on the Disposal of Coal Combustion Residuals from Electric Utilities is consistent with Executive Order 12898.

(10 minutes)

19

Esty (CT), Courtney (CT)

102

Directs $10,000,000 to Brownfields projects within State and Tribal Assistance Grants (STAG) from Superfund cleanup to help states leverage $18 for $1 expended for the purpose of cleaning up brownfield properties, such as abandoned factories or former dry cleaning establishments, in their communities.

(10 minutes)

20

Palmer (AL)

53

Eliminates funding for Diesel Emission Reduction Grants and sends the savings to the spending reduction account.

(10 minutes)

21

Lujan (NM)

48

Decreases and increases State and Tribal Assistance Grants by $6 million to direct the EPA to work with the affected States and Indian tribes to implement a long-term monitoring program for water quality of the Animas and San Juan Rivers in response to the Gold King Mine spill.

(10 minutes)

22

Dingell (MI)

76

Removes language that would exempt a number of potentially damaging activities in National Forests from consideration, including public notice and comment and alternatives analysis, under the National Environmental Policy Act.

(10 minutes)

23

Sanford (SC)

164

Late Transfers $4,762,000 from the Commission of Fine Arts and the National Capital Arts and Cultural Affairs grant program to the bill's Spending Reduction Account.

(10 minutes)

24

Blumenauer (OR)

124

Strikes Section 418, which would prevent EPA from monitoring greenhouse gas emissions from manure management systems.

(10 minutes)

25

Cartwright (PA), Lawrence (MI), Beyer (VA)

96

Revised Strikes section 425, which prohibits the EPA from acting on changes to the definition of "fill material" and "discharge of fill material" under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act.

(10 minutes)

26

Lawrence (MI), Beyer (VA), Cartwright (PA)

40

Strikes Section 427.

(10 minutes)

27

Lowey (NY), Cartwright (PA), Quigley (IL), Ellison (MN)

50

Strikes language that would delay implementation of the EPA Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule.

(10 minutes)

28

Becerra (CA), Pallone (NJ), Lowenthal (CA), Roybal-Allard (CA)

137

Late Strikes section 430 of Interior Appropriations bill for FY 17.

(10 minutes)

29

Pallone (NJ), Esty (CT)

88

Strikes section 431.

(10 minutes)

30

Peters, Scott (CA), Esty (CT)

109

Strikes Section 434 to allow the EPA to regulate ozone-depleting substances under the Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) program to improve public health and fight the root causes of climate change

(10 minutes)

31

Peters, Scott (CA), Lowenthal (CA), Beyer (VA), Polis (CO), Esty (CT), Welch (VT)

110

Strikes Section 436 to allow federal agencies to use the social cost of carbon in rule makings and guidance documents

(10 minutes)

32

Grijalva (AZ), S?nchez, Linda (CA)

80

Strikes Section 437 of the Act.

(10 minutes)

33

Polis (CO), DeGette (CO), Cartwright (PA), Lowenthal (CA), Sarbanes (MD), Huffman (CA), Lujan Grisham (NM)

81

Strikes section 439, regarding methane emissions.

(10 minutes)

34

Lowenthal (CA)

16

Allows the Interior Department to proceed with updating royalty rates and valuation for federal coal, oil, and gas by striking Section 440.

(10 minutes)

35

McNerney (CA)

173

Late Strikes section 447.

(10 minutes)

36

McNerney (CA)

174

Late Strikes section 448.

(10 minutes)

37

McNerney (CA)

175

Late Strikes section 449.

(10 minutes)

38

McNerney (CA)

176

Late Strikes section 450.

(10 minutes)

39

McNerney (CA)

177

Late Strikes section 451.

(10 minutes)

40

McNerney (CA)

178

Late Strikes section 452.

(10 minutes)

41

Grijalva (AZ), Tsongas (MA), O'Rourke (TX), Polis (CO)

75

Strikes section 453.

(10 minutes)

42

Black (TN)

31

Prohibits the EPA from using funds to implement, administer, or enforce the agency’s “Phase 2” fuel-efficiency and emissions standards, or any rule with respect to glider kits and glider vehicles.

(10 minutes)

43

Blackburn (TN)

18

Imposes a 1 percent across-the-board spending cut to the bill.

(10 minutes)

44

Boustany (LA)

4

Revised Prohibits the Secretary of the Interior to implement, administer, or enforce any rule or guidance substantially similar to the proposed guidance that the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management made available for public comment on September 22, 2015, regarding financial assurances for oil and gas operations on the Outer Continental Shelf.

(10 minutes)

45

Boustany (LA), Scalise (LA), Abraham (LA), Walters, Mimi (CA), Rouzer (NC), Gohmert (TX), Duncan (SC), Zinke (MT), Farenthold (TX), Byrne (AL), Lamborn (CO), Westerman (AR), Fleming (LA), Cramer, Kevin (ND), Hensarling (TX)

5

Revised Ensures that no money is permitted for the implementation of the Well Control Rule.

(10 minutes)

46

Brat (VA)

157

Late Sunsets Land and Water Conservation Fund grants with states or local government units after 20 years.

(10 minutes)

47

Buck (CO)

51

Revised Prevents the Department of Interior from partnering with private organizations to create or expand national heritage areas in southeast Colorado.

(10 minutes)

48

Burgess (TX)

39

Restricts funds from being used by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to hire new employees under the Title 42 Special Pay Program or transfer existing employees into the Title 42 Special Pay Program authorized for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

(10 minutes)

49

Byrne (AL), Boustany (LA), Graves, Garret (LA)

43

Prohibits any funds from being used to develop or propose legislation to redirect funds allocated from the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA)

(10 minutes)

50

Byrne (AL), Flores (TX), Fleming (LA)

44

Prohibits funding from being used to implement, administer, or enforce the Obama administration’s National Ocean Policy.

(10 minutes)

51

Cramer, Kevin (ND)

93

Revised Ensures no funds are provided to finalize or implement the Fish and Wildlife Service rule entitled “Management of Non-Federal Oil and Gas Rights.”

(10 minutes)

52

Crawford (AR)

70

Prohibits the EPA from enforcing or implementing the Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) rule on farming and ranching operations.

(10 minutes)

53

Crawford (AR), Newhouse (WA)

135

Late Revised Prohibits the use of funds in support of grassroots advocacy campaigns intended to persuade the outcome of legislation pending in Congress or state legislatures.

(10 minutes)

54

Davis, Rodney (IL)

160

Late Prevents any funds from being used for the Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations at the EPA and reduces the Environmental Programs and Management account by $4,235,000.

(10 minutes)

55

Duffy (WI)

9

Prohibits funds from being used to implement, administer, or enforce a new regulatory action of $100 million or more.

(10 minutes)

56

Duffy (WI)

10

Requires the EPA to satisfy regulatory planning and review requirements established by the Clinton and Obama Administrations.

(10 minutes)

57

Goodlatte (VA), Thompson, Glenn (PA)

20

Prohibits the Environmental Protection Agency from using any funds to take retaliatory, or EPA described “backstop” actions, against any of the six states in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed in the event that a state does not meet the goals mandated by the EPA’s Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load.

(10 minutes)

58

Gosar (AZ), Zinke (MT), Franks (AZ)

7

Revised Prohibits the use of funds to implement, administer, or enforce the draft EPA-USGS Technical Report entitled "Protecting Aquatic Life from Effects of Hydrologic Alteration."

(10 minutes)

59

Hartzler (MO)

171

Late Revised Prohibits the installation of new ozone monitors by the Environmental Protection Agency.

(10 minutes)

60

Hudson (NC)

130

Late Prohibits officers and employees of the EPA from official travel by airplane.

(10 minutes)

61

Huizenga (MI), LaMalfa (CA), Yoho (FL)

52

Revised Prohibits the use of funds to pay attorney fees in a civil suit under the Endangered Species Act pursuant to a court order that states such fees were calculated at an hourly rate in excess of $125 per hour.

(10 minutes)

62

Jenkins, Evan (WV)

95

Revised Prohibits funding for the EPA to develop, finalize, promulgate, implement, administer, or enforce any rule under section 112 of the Clean Air Act that applies to glass manufacturers that do not use continuous furnaces.

(10 minutes)

63

Jolly (FL), Clawson (FL), Graham (FL)

17

Revised Ensures none of the funds made available by the Act may be used to research, investigate, or study offshore drilling in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico Planning Area.

(10 minutes)

64

King, Steve (IA)

156

Late Ensures that no funds appropriated by this Act can be used to implement, administer, or enforce Davis-Bacon prevailing rate wage requirements.

(10 minutes)

65

LaMalfa (CA)

140

Late Revised Prohibits the use of federal funds to remove four privately-owned dams on the Klamath River in California and Oregon.

(10 minutes)

66

Lamborn (CO)

26

Prohibits the use of funds to implement, administer, or enforce the final rule entitled "Hydraulic Fracturing on Federal and Indian Lands".

(10 minutes)

67

Lamborn (CO)

27

Prohibits the use of funds to implement or enforce the threatened species or endangered species listing of any plant or wildlife that has not undergone a periodic 5 year review as required by section 4(c)(2) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973.

(10 minutes)

68

Lamborn (CO)

28

Prohibits the use of funds to implement or enforce the threatened species listing of the Preble's meadow jumping mouse.

(10 minutes)

69

Loudermilk (GA)

166

Late Revised Prohibits funds from being used to regulate trailers under the Clean Air Act.

(10 minutes)

70

Lummis (WY)

58

Prohibits funding to finalize, implement, or enforce EPA proposed rulemaking regarding in situ uranium production

(10 minutes)

71

MacArthur (NJ), LoBiondo (NJ)

98

Revised Limits permit inspection regulations with respect to the export of squid, octopus, and cuttlefish products.

(10 minutes)

72

Murphy, Patrick (FL), Jolly (FL), Clawson (FL), Hastings, Alcee (FL), Posey (FL), Ros-Lehtinen (FL), Deutch (FL), Graham (FL)

134

Late Revised Provides that none of the funds from this act shall be used to carry out seismic airgun testing or seismic airgun surveys in the OCS Planning Areas located within the EEZ bordering the State of Florida.

(10 minutes)

73

Newhouse (WA), Walden (OR), McMorris Rodgers (WA)

145

Late Revised Prohibits the use of funds by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and the Department of Interior to treat any Gray Wolf in the 48 contiguous states as an endangered or threatened species under the Endangered Species Act after June 13, 2017.

(10 minutes)

74

Newhouse (WA)

152

Late Prohibits the use of funds by EPA to issue and expand new regulations under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) that would apply to Animal Feeding Operations.

(10 minutes)

75

Newhouse (WA)

165

Late Restores $1,000,000 for the Wolf Livestock Loss Demonstration Program and is offset by reducing funds for EPA Environmental Programs & management by $1,000,000.

(10 minutes)

76

Palmer (AL)

55

Ensures that none of the funds made available by this Act may be used for the Environmental Protection Agency's Criminal Enforcement Division.

(10 minutes)

77

Pearce (NM)

59

Removes federal protections for the New Mexico Meadow Jumping Mouse under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).

(10 minutes)

78

Pearce (NM), Gosar (AZ)

61

Revised Removes federal protections for the Mexican Wolf under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and would prevent the expansion of the species habitat outside of its historic range.

(10 minutes)

79

Perry (PA)

126

Ensures none of the funds made available by this Act may be used to develop, administer, purchase, acquire, or operate an unmanned aircraft system owned by the Department of Interior or the Environmental Protection Agency to perform surveying, mapping, or collecting remote sensing data.

(10 minutes)

80

Perry (PA)

127

Reduces Appropriations made in this Act for the Environmental Protection Agency by 17 percent.

(10 minutes)

81

Perry (PA), Brat (VA)

125

Ensures none of the funds made available by this Act shall be used to give formal notification under, or prepare, propose, implement, administer, or enforce any rule or recommendation pursuant to, section 115 of the Clean Air Act.

 

82

Pompeo (KS)

170

Late Prohibits funds from being used to finalize, implement, administer or enforce EPA’s proposed rule on Accidental Release Prevention Requirements: Rink Management Program Under the Clean Air Act.

(10 minutes)

83

Price, Tom (GA)

161

Late Revised Ensures none of the funds in the underlying bill will be made available to carry out any new major rule as described in subparagraph (A) of section 804(2) of title 5, United States Code.

(10 minutes)

84

Ratcliffe (TX)

57

Prohibits funds from being used to finalize, implement, administer, or enforce the proposed rule entitled “Clean Energy Incentive Program Design Details.”

(10 minutes)

85

Smith, Jason (MO)

119

Blocks the use of funds to carry out the third sentence of section 107(f)(1) (CERCLA).

(10 minutes)

86

Smith, Jason (MO)

121

Blocks funding from going towards environmental education grants under section 6 of the national environmental education act.

(10 minutes)

87

Westerman (AR)

167

Late Prevents funds from being used to enforce a federal court decision that stopped implementation of the 2014 EA and take permit plan for double-crested cormorants.

(10 minutes)

88

Westmoreland (GA), Collins (GA), Smith, Jason (MO)

139

Late Restricts federal agencies from using funds to pay legal fees under any lawsuit settlement regarding a case that arises under the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, and the Endangered Species Act.

(10 minutes)

89

Young, Don (AK)

37

Prohibits funds to be used to finalize, implement, or enforce new regulations on offshore Arctic energy exploration and development.

(10 minutes)

90

Young, Don (AK)

38

Prohibits funds to be used to implement a final plan to designate areas of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska as wilderness.

(10 minutes)

91

Young, Don (AK)

11

Revised Prohibits funds to be used to implement a final rule by the Fish and Wildlife Service and a proposed rule from the National Park Service.

(10 minutes)

92

Young, Don (AK)

13

Revised Prohibits funds to be used to remove 3 Arctic Sales from the 2017-2022 Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Proposed Program.

(10 minutes)

93

Young, Don (AK)

86

Revised Prohibits funds from this Act to be used by the Department of Interior to change existing placer mining plans of operations in regard to re-vegetation.

(10 minutes)

94

Zeldin (NY)

41

Revised Prohibits funds from being used to designate a National Marine Monument in the EEZ via presidential proclamation.

(10 minutes)

95

Beyer (VA), DeFazio (OR)

71

Prevents funds from being used to block science-based protections for imperiled wildlife that has or may need Endangered Species Act protections.

(10 minutes)

96

Beyer (VA), Welch (VT)

123

Requires that no funds made available by this Act be used in contravention of Executive Order 13653 or Executive Order 13693.

(10 minutes)

97

Beyer (VA), LoBiondo (NJ), Price, David (NC), Van Hollen (MD), Pallone (NJ), Langevin (RI), Sanford (SC)

138

Late Requires that no funds made available by this Act be used authorize, permit, or conduct geological or geophysical activities in support of oil, gas, or methane hydrate exploration and development in the Atlantic.

(10 minutes)

98

Beyer (VA), Cartwright (PA), Lawrence (MI)

146

Late States none of the funds made available by this Act may be used to implement or enforce section 120, 425, 426, or 427.

(10 minutes)

99

Capps (CA)

94

Prohibits funds to be used to process any application for a permit to drill or a permit to modify that would authorize use of hydraulic fracturing or acid well stimulation treatment in the Pacific Outer Continental Shelf.

(10 minutes)

100

Grijalva (AZ), Huffman (CA)

72

Prevents funds in the bill from being used to abolish law enforcement offices at the Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. Forest Service.

(10 minutes)

101

Higgins (NY)

65

Revised Prohibits the use of funds by a State in contravention of the Great Lakes Compact, an interstate compact ratified by Congress detailing how the States will work together to manage and protect the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin.

(10 minutes)

102

Lowenthal (CA)

73

Prevents funds from being used in contravention to a 2009 Interior Department Secretarial Order on climate change.

(10 minutes)

103

Pocan (WI), Welch (VT)

128

Late Protects the Administration's climate change and environmental sustainability executive order to ensure that no funds be used to weaken the executive order within this Act.

(10 minutes)

104

Polis (CO), Grijalva (AZ)

83

Prohibits use of funds to pursue any additional legal ways to transfer Federal lands to private owners in contravention of existing law.

(10 minutes)

105

Speier (CA), Denham (CA)

67

Prohibits any funds from being made available to implement the proposed rule for dog management in the Golden Gate National Recreational Area.

(10 minutes)

106

Tsongas (MA)

74

Prevents a provision of the bill that would block BLM resource management plans from going into effect if failing to implement the plans would limit BLM’s ability to meet its multiple use obligations, including providing opportunities for hunting, fishing, and outdoor recreation.

(10 minutes)

107

Yoho (FL)

133

Late Revised Appropriates funds to conduct a study with existing funds on how Coastal Barrier Resource Area zones affect the value of private property.

(10 minutes)

108

Blumenauer (OR)

90

Revised Increases funding for the Historic Preservation Fund by $1,000,000 to be directed to the State historic preservation offices. Reduces funding for the Department of Interior Departmental Operations by $1,000,000.

(10 minutes)

109

Clyburn (SC)

97

Increases funds for historic preservation grants to Historically Black Colleges and Universities by $2 million and reduces Office of the Secretary by the same amount.

(10 minutes)

110

Cohen (TN)

8

Revised Increases the Department of the Interior’s Historic Preservation Fund account by $2M, specifically for use in awarding competitive grants to preserve the sites and stories of the Civil Rights movement.

(10 minutes)

111

Chaffetz (UT)

64

Revised Increases BIA funding for dirt school bus routes by $1.5M. The cost is offset by decreasing EPA's Environment Programs & Management fund by $1.75M.

(10 minutes)

112

Kildee (MI)

115

Provides funding to help provide fresh drinking water to communities that have been impacted by lead in their drinking water.

(10 minutes)

113

Grayson (FL)

68

Increases funding for the National Estuary Program by $468,000.

(10 minutes)

114

Norcross (NJ)

34

Adds $15,282,000 to the Hazardous Substance Superfund.

(10 minutes)

115

Kildee (MI)

114

Allows states with communities that have declared an emergency related to lead in drinking water to use more of their Drinking Water State Revolving Funds to address lead in drinking water public health issues.

(10 minutes)

116

Polis (CO), King, Peter (NY), Ruiz (CA)

82

Increases and then decreases the amount provided for Wildland Fire Management by $2 million in order to apply additional funds to the Volunteer Fire Assistance grant program.

(10 minutes)

117

Meng (NY)

15

Reduces funding for the Smithsonian Institution by $300,000 then increases funding by the same amount to ensure that the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center receives the $300,000 increase requested in the President’s FY17 Budget.

(10 minutes)

118

Duncan (TN)

92

Provides that none of the funds made available by this Act may be used to destroy any buildings or structures on Midway Island.

(10 minutes)

119

Gosar (AZ), Amodei (NV), Buck (CO), Cook (CA), Cramer, Kevin (ND), Duncan (SC), Franks (AZ), Kirkpatrick (AZ), Jones (NC), McClintock (CA), Schweikert (AZ), Sinema (AZ), Zinke (MT), Salmon, (AZ), Heck (NV)

2

Revised Prohibits funds for the Fish and Wildlife Service to continue to prohibit tubing, waterskiing and wake boarding in an area on Lake Havasu.

(10 minutes)

120

Weber (TX)

66

Prohibits the use of funds by EPA in contravention of the Clean Air Act provision requiring EPA to evaluate the impact of its actions with respect to jobs in America.

(10 minutes)

121

Engel (NY)

29

Prohibits funds made available by this Act from being used to lease or purchase new light duty vehicles unless those vehicles meet the requirements of President Obama’s May 24, 2011 Executive Order on Federal Fleet Performance.

(10 minutes)

122

Gallego (AZ)

118

Prohibits funds from being used to issue grazing permits or leases in contravention of BLM regulations.

(10 minutes)

123

Grayson (FL)

69

Prohibits the government from entering into a contract with an entity that discloses, as it is required to by the Federal Acquisition Regulation, that it has been convicted of fraud or another criminal offense in the last three years in connection with obtaining, attempting to obtain, or performing a public contract or subcontract. Prohibits the government from contracting with entities that have been notified of any delinquent Federal taxes for which the liability remains unsatisfied.

(10 minutes)

124

Jackson Lee (TX)

153

Late Amendment expresses support for National Historic Areas and for continuation of national policy of preserving for public use historic sites, buildings, and objects of national significance.

(10 minutes)

125

Jackson Lee (TX)

154

Late Prohibits the use of funds to be used to eliminate the Urban Wildlife Refuge Partnership.

(10 minutes)

126

Jackson Lee (TX)

155

Late Prohibits funds to be used to limit outreach programs administered by the Smithsonian Institution.

(10 minutes)

127

Westerman (AR)

168

Late Revised Prevents funds from being used to destroy records regarding, related to, or generated by the recently closed Inorganic Section of the USGS Energy Geochemistry Lab in Lakewood, CO, which has a 20-year track record of data manipulation.

(10 minutes)

128

Grothman (WI)

151

Late Eliminates funding for Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) Grants.

(10 minutes)

129

Rohrabacher (CA)

30

Revised Prevents funds in the underlying bill from being used to take steps to significantly change operations at the Arecibo Observatory in Arecibo, Puerto Rico.

(10 minutes)

130

Polis (CO)

112

Revised Prevents funds from being used for Surgical Sterilization of Wild Horses.

(10 minutes)

131

Cartwright (PA), Beyer (VA), Lawrence (MI)

172

Late Strikes section 426, which prohibits Federal Water Pollution Control Act funds from being used to require permits for certain discharge of dredged or fill material activities.

(10 minutes)