/  H.R. 1540 — National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012

H.R. 1540 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012

Bill Text

  • Text of H.R. 1540 PDF XML

    National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012

  • Text of H. Rept. 112-78 PDF XML

    Report from the Committee on Armed Services

  • Text of H. Rept. 112-78 Part 2 PDF XML

    Report from the Committee on Armed Services

  • Dear Colleague from Armed Services Committee Chairman Howard McKeon PDF

Rule Information

 

General Debate

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Monday, May 23, 2011.

FLOOR ACTION: 
Adopted by record vote of 238-181, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 233-179, on Tuesday, May 24, 2011.  

MANAGERS: Foxx/McGovern

1. Modified open rule for H.R. 1216.

2. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce.

3. Waives all points of order against consideration of H.R. 1216.

4. Provides that after general debate H.R. 1216 shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule and shall be considered as read.

5. Waives all points of order against provisions in H.R. 1216.

6. Makes in order only those amendments that are received for printing in the Congressional Record dated May 23, 2011, and pro forma amendments for the purpose of debate. Provides that each amendment received for printing in the Congressional Record may be offered only by the Member who submitted it for printing or their designee, and that each such amendment shall be considered as read.

7. Provides one motion to recommit H.R. 1216 with or without instructions.

8. General debate for H.R. 1540.

9. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Armed Services.

10. Waives all points of order against consideration of H.R. 1540.

11. Provides that no further consideration of the bill shall occur except pursuant to a subsequent order of the House.

12. 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 from the Rules Committee providing for consideration or disposition of a measure addressing expiring provisions of the USA PATRIOT Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2005, through the legislative day of May 27, 2011.

 

 

Amendment Debate 

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Tuesday, May 24, 2011.

FLOOR ACTION: 
Adopted by a record vote of 243-170, as amended by voice vote, after agreeing the previous question by record vote of 239-181, on Wednesday, May 25, 2011. 

MANAGERS: Bishop/McGovern

1. Provides for further consideration under a structured rule.

2. Provides no additional general debate.

3. Provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Armed Services shall be considered as an original bill for the purpose of amendment and shall be considered as read.

4. Waives all points of order against the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute.

5. No amendments shall be in order except those amendments printed in the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution and amendments en bloc described in section 3 of the resolution. Provides that the amendments made in order 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.

6. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in the report or against amendments en bloc described in section 3 of this resolution.

7. Section 3 of the resolution provides that the chairman of the Committee on Armed Services or his designee may 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 chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Armed Services or their designees, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question. The original proponent of an amendment included in such amendments may insert a statement in the Congressional Record immediately before the disposition of the amendments en bloc.

8. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Amendments

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
103Version 1Akin (MO)RepublicanWould add a Sense of Congress supporting the establishment of long-term contracting authority for the DOD for procurement of alternative fuels.Made in Order
147Version 1Akin (MO)RepublicanWould establish long term contracting authority for DOD for the procurement of alternative fuels.Submitted
155Version 1Amash (MI), Lee, Barbara (CA), Conyers (MI), Jones (NC), Nadler (NY), Paul (TX)RepublicanWould strike section 1034 of the bill, relating to the authorization for use of military force.Made in Order
198Version 1Andrews (NJ)DemocratLate Would temporarily suspend the implementation and enforcement of workforce management and sourcing policies pursuant to the DOD’s “efficiency initiative.Made in Order
215Version 2Andrews (NJ)DemocratLate Revised Would expand eligibility for concurrent receipt of military retired pay and veterans’ disability compensation to include additional chapter 61 disability retirees, to increase the monthly amount of special survivor indemnity allowance for widows and widowers of deceased members of the Armed Forces, and to enhance the ability of members of the reserve components who serve on active duty or perform active service in support of a contingency operation or in other emergency situations to receive credit for such service in determining eligibility for early receipt of non-regular service retired pay, and to offset the cost of such amendments through internet gambling regulation and fees.Submitted
190Version 3Baca (CA)DemocratRevised Would direct the Secretary of Defense to coordinate with each military department to enhance current suicide prevention information sharing services for members of the Armed Forces. Coordinated efforts would occur at various stages of training from their initial enlistment or appointment through their final retirement or separation.Made in Order
210Version 2Becerra (CA)DemocratLate Revised Would provide funding for the United States Military Academy, United States Naval Academy, and the United States Air Force Academy for diversity recruitment activities.Made in Order
51Version 1Berman (CA)DemocratWould strike section 1034 reaffirming the authorization for use of military force.Submitted
4Version 1Bishop, Rob (UT)RepublicanWould clear title to a 2.7 acre of formerly utilized defense land in Ogden Utah which was BRAC'd in 1995 (former Defense Depot Ogden), so that the locally recognized municipal redevelopment authority may proceed to redevelop the property consistent with BRAC redevelopment authorities, and to prevent further waste and deterioration to the building located thereon.Made in Order
53Version 1Bishop, Tim (NY)DemocratWould require the Secretary of Defense to submit a report on establishing an active registry for each incidence of a member of the Armed Forces being exposed to occupational and chemical hazards, including waste disposal, during contingency operations.Made in Order
54Version 1Bishop, Tim (NY)DemocratWould express the Sense of Congress regarding the efforts by the Department of Defense to keep America safe from terrorist attacks since September 11th.Made in Order
55Version 1Bishop, Tim (NY)DemocratWould express the Sense of Congress urging the Department of Defense to pursue all feasible efforts to recover, identify, and return the bodies of the crew of the Navy Flying Boat George 1 from Thurston Island, Antarctica.Made in Order
68Version 1Bishop, Rob (UT)RepublicanWould clarify certain terms in military depot statute, modify the DoD's existing reporting requirements to include the 3 previous fiscal years' record of performance at each covered military depot in a table format, and would add the Tooele Army Depot, Utah, onto the list of depots for which annual reporting is required.Made in Order
149Version 1Blumenauer (OR), Schrader (OR)DemocratWould require the Secretary of Defense to notify the congressional defense committees and the Committees on the Budget, within 90 days, when entering into or modifying an indemnification agreement. This reporting requirement would be exempt in cases deemed by the Secretary to be harmful to US national security interests; for research and development contracts; and, for Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) contracts.Made in Order
150Version 1Blumenauer (OR), Connolly (VA), Capps (CA), Welch (VT), Hinchey (NY)DemocratWould modify the Department of Defense’s Operational Energy Report criteria to include an evaluation by the Department of practices used in contingency operations to reduce vulnerabilities associated with fuel convoys and a heavy reliance on fossil fuels in the field. Specifically, such an evaluation would examine the implications of improvements in structure and generator efficiency, as well as the displacement of liquid fuels with on-site renewable energy generation.Made in Order
99Version 1Bordallo (GU), Young, Don (AK)DemocratWould incorporate the text of H.R. 44, the Guam World War II Loyalty Recognition Act, into H.R. 1540 as Title XVII. This title would implement the recommendations of the Guam War Claims Review Commission, which was authorized by an Act of the 107th Congress (P.L. 107-333) and which submitted its final report to Congress in June 2004. The amendment would authorize the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States to settle claims resulting from the occupation of Guam during World War II based on other war claims programs previously authorized by Congress for other Americans.Submitted
75Version 1Boren (OK), Boustany (LA)DemocratWould prohibit the unauthorized use of names and images of living and deceased military service members on merchandise and retail products without first obtaining permission from the service member or, if deceased, their family.Made in Order
110Version 3Boswell (IA)DemocratRevised Would require DoD and VA to conduct a joint study on the incident rate of breast cancer of service members who have deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan under operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. Studies have indicated that breast cancer is more common among recently deployed service members than amongst the general population, and similar legislation has been supported by both the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)and the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA).Made in Order
120Version 1Boswell (IA)DemocratWould grant the Secretary of Defense the discretion to also use funds retained in Section 646 for substance abuse prevention programs provided to the military community surrounding the commissary store where the alcoholic and tobacco products are purchased while ensuring that the enhanced commissary stores receive necessary funds.Made in Order
121Version 1Boswell (IA)DemocratWould add a Sense of Congress that a focus on alternative, self-sufficient energy sources that reduce costs in the long term should be part of consideration for contracts for logistics support of contingency operations.Made in Order
32Version 1Boustany (LA), Davis, Geoff (KY)RepublicanWould require the Administration to submit to the appropriate committees an implementation plan for achieving the President’s “whole-of-government” integration vision and an annual update on the implementation plan. Would require a description of ongoing and future actions planned; a timeline for specific actions taken and planned to be taken; an outline of specific actions desired or required by Congress; any progress made and challenges or obstacles encountered; and other information the President deems necessary.Made in Order
207Version 1Braley (IA), Pingree (ME), Speier (CA)DemocratLate Would empower the Department of Defense Inspector General’s office to oversee the implementation of policies to prevent sexual assault and domestic violence. Would also strengthen the disposition of cases under the UCMJ requiring hearings before a general court martial, and empowering victims to appeal cases to the court of criminal appeals.Submitted
208Version 1Braley (IA), Pingree (ME)DemocratLate Would require the Department of Defense to preserve records of sexual assault or harassment claims made by service members for the life of the victim. These records may be used by the victim in filing claims with the Department of Veterans Affairs.Submitted
209Version 1Braley (IA)DemocratLate Would require a report from the President, in consultation with the Secretaries of Defense, State and Veterans Affairs, on the long-term costs of military operations in Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya.Made in Order
77Version 1Buchanan (FL)RepublicanWould require all foreign terrorists, with links to terrorist networks, who attack the United States or the Government be considered enemy combatants to be tried by military tribunals, not in the civilian court system.Made in Order
136Version 1Campbell (CA)RepublicanWould terminate the Joint Safety Climate Assessment System of the Department of Defense.Made in Order
137Version 1Campbell (CA)RepublicanWould terminate the Human, Social, and Culture Behavior (HSCB) Modeling program at the Department of Defense.Made in Order
140Version 1Campbell (CA)RepublicanWould reduce the baseline number of civilian employees at the Department of Defense by 1% every year for the next five years.Made in Order
78Version 1Carnahan (MO)DemocratWould withhold the use of 25 percent of funds authorized for the Afghanistan Security Forces Fund, unless the Secretary of Defense certifies to Congress that the Department of Defense has sufficient management and oversight mechanisms on contracts.Made in Order
64Version 1Carson (IN)DemocratWould amend the Department of Defense pre-separation counseling program to provide discharging service members and their spouses with financial and job placement counseling.Made in Order
65Version 1Carson (IN)DemocratWould direct the Department of Defense to provide mental health assessments to service members during deployment. When possible, these assessments would include review of all past health records originated by the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs.Made in Order
124Version 1Carter (TX)RepublicanWould deem Members of the Armed Forces, and DoD civilian employees who were killed or wounded in the November 5th, 2009 Fort Hood attack to have been killed or wounded in a combat zone as the result of an action of an enemy of the United States. This makes such victims eligible for combat-related benefits, compensations, and awards with the exception of any member of the Armed Forces whose death or injury was the result of willful misconduct.Made in Order
125Version 1Carter (TX)RepublicanWould expand existing military whistleblower protections, from retaliatory personnel actions, to include communications by Armed Forces Members of ideologically based threats or actions of another Member that the reporting Member reasonably believes could be counterproductive or detrimental to United States interests or security.Made in Order
159Version 1Carter (TX)RepublicanWould require the Secretary of the Army to certify to the congressional defense committees that the Secretary has complied with Army Regulation 5-10 which establishes policy, procedures and responsibilities for stationing actions before making a final decision to relocate any unit consisting of more than 200 personnel, calculated as the sum of impacted members of the regular or reserve Army components, Department of the Army civilian employees, and Army contractor personnel.Submitted
63Version 1Chaffetz (UT), Welch (VT)RepublicanWould require U.S. ground troops to withdraw from Afghanistan, leaving just those who are involved in small, targeted counter-terrorism operations. The amendment would further require the Secretary of Defense to submit a withdrawal plan to Congress within 60 days of enactment.Made in Order
116Version 1Chu (CA), Hinchey (NY)DemocratWould allow for the provision of acupuncture to members of the uniformed services under TRICARE.Submitted
47Version 1Coffman (CO)RepublicanRequires the Secretary of Defense to submit a report to the congressional defense committees on methods to increase the efficiency of the tuition assistance program under section 2007 of title 10, United States Code.Made in Order
48Version 1Coffman (CO)RepublicanRequires the Secretary of Defense to submit a report to the congressional defense committees on the feasibility and desirability of recycling rare earth elements used by the Department of Defense.Made in Order
132Version 1Cohen (TN)DemocratWould add the text of HR 1046, the honor the written intent of our servicemember heroes (HONOR the WISH) Act, to the bill. Would remove those limitations to allow servicemembers more freedom when making this very personal decision.Made in Order
139Version 1Cole (OK)RepublicanWould preclude the head of a defense agency to require an entity that submits an offer for a defense contract to require disclosure of political contributions as a condition of participation.Submitted
142Version 1Cole (OK)RepublicanWould preclude an executive agency from requiring an entity submitting an offer for a Federal contract to disclose political contributions as a condition of participation.Made in Order
111Version 1Connolly (VA), Moran, James (VA)DemocratWould authorize incremental funding of a military construction project for the Intelligence Dominance Center at Fort BelvoirMade in Order
112Version 1Connolly (VA), Kissell, Larry (NC)DemocratWould direct the Secretary of Defense to submit a report to Congress after 180 days on the estimated cost of expanding the Homeowners Assistance Program to various servicemembers who currently are not eligible under the Permanent Change of Station category.Made in Order
113Version 1Connolly (VA), Platts (PA)DemocratWould improve the performance of the Federal Acquisition Institute.Made in Order
114Version 1Connolly (VA), Bilbray (CA)DemocratWould improve federal internship programs through better management and intern recruitment.Made in Order
115Version 1Connolly (VA), Capps (CA), Blumenauer (OR), Hinchey (NY), Welch (VT)DemocratWould take fuel costs into account during the procurement process for tents and other structures, with the goal of reducing fuel convoy-related deaths.Made in Order
35Version 1Conyers (MI), Clarke (NY), Cohen (TN), Duncan (SC), Farr (CA), Grijalva, Raul (AZ), Honda (CA), Johnson, Hank (GA), Johnson, Timothy (IL), Jones (NC), Kucinich (OH), Lee, Barbara (CA), McClintock (CA), Miller, George (CA), Stark (CA), Tonko (NY), Welch (VT), Woolsey (CA)DemocratWould prevent funds authorized in the Act from being used to deploy, establish, or maintain the presence of Members of the Armed Forces or private security contractors on the ground in Libya unless the purpose of the presence is to rescue a Member of the Armed Forces from imminent danger.Made in Order
36Version 2Courtney (CT), Petri (WI), Matsui (CA)DemocratRevised Would transfer the Troops to Teachers program from the Department of Education to the Department of Defense. It would also make several changes to the program that would expand eligibility for service members who have served on active duty since September 11, 2001, expand the number of schools eligible to participate in the program, and create an advisory board charged with improving awareness of the program, increasing participation, and ensuring that the program meets the needs of our schools and our veterans.Made in Order
92Version 1Cravaack (MN), Chaffetz (UT)RepublicanWould repeal Title VXII of the Department of Defense Authorization Act, 1985, which authorized the establishment of the United States Institute of Peace.Made in Order
166Version 2Cuellar (TX)DemocratRevised Would express the sense of Congress that the Department of Defense should continue to share intelligence and technology with the Department of Homeland Security to address national security threats on the southwest border from transnational criminal organizations, including the testing on the border of surveillance technologies being considered for combat operations, and directs the Department of Defense to brief Congress on programs to build Mexico’s capacity to combat transnational criminal organizations. Made in Order
167Version 1Cuellar (TX)DemocratWithdrawn Would determine the capacity of the government of Mexico to combat transnational crime organizations.Withdrawn
33Version 1Davis, Susan (CA)DemocratWould modify a current GAO reporting requirement on TRICARE Standard and Extra from "bi-annual" (twice a year) to "biennial" (every two years).Made in Order
181Version 2Davis, Susan (CA)DemocratRevised The Secretary of the Navy shall submit a report to Congress detailing the efforts being made to establish maintenance, repair and overhaul capability for Navy unmanned aerial systems.Made in Order
182Version 3Davis, Susan (CA)DemocratRevised To fence 25% of the funds made available through the Afghanistan Infrastructure Fund until the Secretary of Defense, in discussion with the Secretary of State, have determined that women are an integral part of the reconciliation process between the government of Afghanistan and the Taliban.Made in Order
193Version 1Davis, Susan (CA), Andrews (NJ), DeGette (CO), Maloney (NY), Sanchez, Loretta (CA), Slaughter (NY)DemocratWould allow for Department of Defense coverage for abortions in cases in which the pregnancy is a result of rape or incest. Would align DoD policies with federal Medicaid policies.Submitted
212Version 1DeLauro (CT), Wolf (VA)DemocratLate Would broaden the definition of entities prevented from receiving Department of Defense contracts to include all entities owned or controlled by, directed by or from, operating with delegated authority from, or affiliated with the Government of the People’s Republic of China. Would require the Secretary of Defense to report to the congressional defense and appropriations committees at least 15 days prior to issuing any waiver for this procurement limitation.Made in Order
213Version 1DeLauro (CT), Speier (CA)DemocratLate Would direct the Secretary of Defense, in coordination with the Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Secretary of the Treasury, to prepare and implement a comprehensive strategy to protect members of the armed forces and their families from unfair, deceptive, and abusive financial services practices and to enhance the financial readiness of such families. Would require a report on the progress toward the implementation and operation of the strategy shall be provided to the relevant Senate and House Committees within 180 days.Submitted
109Version 1Dent (PA)RepublicanWould require the Secretary of Defense to conduct a study to measure the domestic capacity in accordance with the Defense Acquisition Regulations System to manufacture ship shafts and other forged components used by surface and sub-surface vessels of the U.S. Navy.Made in Order
50Version 1Donnelly (IN)DemocratWould improve DoD oversight of private security contractors funded by the DoD by requiring a standard Quality Assurance Surveillance Plan that sets out standards for oversight of all private security contracts, and requiring DoD to designate one official in the country of operations to certify that they have reviewed and are confident of oversight plans for private security contractors.Made in Order
41Version 1Edwards, Donna (MD)DemocratWould require that the effects on local businesses, neighborhoods, and local governments be included in the analysis of the impacts on transportation infrastructure related to consideration and selection of military installations for closure or realignment (BRAC).Made in Order
37Version 1Ellison (MN)DemocratWould strike section 1604, Budget Item Relating to LHA–7 Ship Program.Made in Order
38Version 1Ellison (MN)DemocratWould require the Secretary of Defense to update the Congressional defense committees on the United States military strategy in Afghanistan in light of the death of Osama Bin Laden.Made in Order
39Version 1Ellison (MN), Welch (VT)DemocratWithdrawn Would amend reporting requirement on interest payments made to the People’s Republic of China to require discussion of how failing to raise the debt ceiling impacts U.S. national security.Withdrawn
40Version 1Ellison (MN)DemocratWould commend the leadership of President Obama and the Special Operations Forces in the operation against Osama Bin Laden and reaffirms that the United States is not at war with any religion, including Islam.Submitted
141Version 2Ellison (MN)DemocratRevised Would require the Director of National Intelligence to complete a National Intelligence Estimate on the national security risks posed to the United States if it defaults on its national debt. Submitted
206Version 1Farenthold (TX)RepublicanLate Would mitigate the impact of wind turbines on military-owned or military-operated air traffic control radar site or navigation aid.Submitted
108Version 1Fitzpatrick (PA)RepublicanWithdrawn To convey property from the closed Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Willow Grove to the Township of Warminster, Bucks County, Pennsylvania for the purpose of meeting public housing requirements and for other public purposes. Township will pay for property not designated for public purposes. Withdrawn
22Version 1Flake, Jeff (AZ)RepublicanWould repeal the establishment of the National Drug Intelligence Center.Made in Order
23Version 1Flake, Jeff (AZ)RepublicanWould require the Department of Defense to submit a report to Congress justifying the use of funds and detailing the process by which those funds were awarded, for each program element under Section 201 that received an authorization of appropriations that is more than what the President requested.Made in Order
24Version 1Flake, Jeff (AZ)RepublicanWould require that the Department of Defense make public any written communications from Congress recommending that funds specified in Division D be directed towards a particular project.Made in Order
25Version 1Flake, Jeff (AZ)RepublicanWould eliminate funds for the Mission Force Enhancement Transfer Fund.Made in Order
62Version 1Flake, Jeff (AZ)RepublicanWould add a Sense of Congress indicating that the deployment of National Guard personnel along the southwestern border should continue through the end of fiscal year 2011. Made in Order
73Version 1Franks (AZ)RepublicanWithdrawn Would prevent the Secretary of the Army from procuring tactical radio systems that depend on proprietary waveforms and have not been or are not procured through full and open competition.Withdrawn
74Version 1Franks (AZ)RepublicanWould transfer administrative jurisdiction, custody, and control of the Air Force Memorial from the Secretary of the Army to the Secretary of the Air Force.Made in Order
12Version 1Garamendi, John, Wilson, Joe (SC)DemocratWould require the National Academy of Sciences to Review of Nuclear Waste Reprocessing and Nuclear Reactor Technology.Made in Order
13Version 1Garamendi, John, Welch (VT), Rangel (NY), Clarke (NY), Clarke (MI)DemocratWould limit funds made available for military operations in Afghanistan for the purposes of counter-terrorism operations, and require the Secretary of Defense to enforce a significant and swift drawdown of Unites States Armed Forces from Afghanistan.Submitted
14Version 1Garamendi, John, Welch (VT)DemocratWithdrawn Would strike Section 1034 of the bill relating to the affirmation of Armed Conflict with Al-Qaeda, the Taliban, and Associated Forces.Withdrawn
15Version 1Garamendi, JohnDemocratWithdrawn Would terminate Section 1034 of the bill, relating to affirmation of Armed Conflict with Al-Qaeda, the Taliban, and Associated Forces, after three years.Withdrawn
16Version 1Garamendi, JohnDemocratWould require the Secretary to ensure that each contractor of the Department of Defense performing a prime contract at a military installation in the United States to set aside 40 percent, by dollar value, of its subcontracting work under the contract for local qualified subcontractors. For purposes of the preceding sentence, a subcontractor shall be considered local if its headquarters is within 60 miles of the military installation.Made in Order
130Version 1Garrett (NJ)RepublicanWould clarify that the United States Congress has not authorized military actions in Libya upon adoption of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012.Made in Order
211Version 1Gingrey (GA)RepublicanLate Withdrawn Would prohibit the use of official—government funded—time for union representatives under the jurisdiction of the National Defense Authorization Act from participating in representational functions on behalf of the union while they otherwise would be in a duty status. Would not hinder the ability for federal employees to communicate with their employers or agency management regarding work-related issues.Withdrawn
42Version 2Hanabusa (HI)DemocratRevised Would direct the Secretary of Defense and the OMB to identify programs within the DoD budget that are ineffective, redundant or unused.Made in Order
43Version 1Hanabusa (HI)DemocratWould expand on the national security risk assessment of our national debt held by China, already included in the legislation, to include Japan.Submitted
44Version 1Hanabusa (HI)DemocratWould allow those in the IRR to obtain health insurance through TRICARE for continuity of care.Made in Order
45Version 1Hanabusa (HI)DemocratWithdrawn Would expand the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th District Circuits’ purview to include U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay.Withdrawn
46Version 1Hanabusa (HI)DemocratWould limit past, present, and future detainees from rights afforded under Compact of Free Association (COFA). Multiple GTMO detainees have or will be repatriated to Palau and with this they possess unrestricted access to the United States to study, work, and reside as "habitual residents" under the rights granted to them under COFA.Made in Order
28Version 1Hastings, Doc (WA)RepublicanWould reauthorize the Department of Energy’s Office of River Protection through September 30, 2019.Made in Order
128Version 1Hastings, Alcee (FL)DemocratWould add Sense of the Congress language regarding Members of Congress obtaining a comprehensive understanding of the cultures, religions, ethnicities, geographies, histories and politics of nations in which the Armed Force are engaged or are proposed to engage in military action.Made in Order
129Version 1Hastings, Alcee (FL)DemocratWould amend the War Powers Resolution to require the President to submit a post-deployment strategy to Congress not later than 48 hours after introducing the United States Armed Forces into combat operations.Submitted
84Version 2Hayworth (NY)RepublicanRevised Would express the sense of Congress that active matrix organic light emitting diode (OLED) technology displays are an integral factor in reducing the size, weight, and energy consumption of both dismounted and mounted system of the Armed Forces, and that OLED technology is a Defense-critical manufacturing capability.Made in Order
202Version 1Hayworth (NY)RepublicanLate Would add a Sense of Congress that the Department of Defense shall not convert from private sector to public sector performance any functions or positions that are not inherently governmental in nature.Made in Order
6Version 1Heck (NV)RepublicanWould provide DoD with the option to transition to HCFC blend fire suppressant agents to replace its current agent Halon 1211, which is no longer produced and significantly more harmful to the environment.Made in Order
187Version 1Himes (CT)DemocratWould require any savings as a result of shifting to civilian employees from contractors within the Department of Defense be directed towards deficit reduction.Made in Order
3Version 1Holt (NJ)DemocratWould require that the Secretary of Defense ensure that each member of the Individual Ready Reserve (IRR), those designated as Individual Mobilization Augmentees (IMA), or members of the Inactive National Guard (ING) who have served at least one tour in Iraq or Afghanistan receive at least quarterly counseling and health and welfare calls from personnel properly trained to provide such services.Submitted
85Version 2Hunter (CA) - 1RepublicanRevised Direct the Secretary of the Navy to name the next available ship after Marine Corps Sergeant Rafael Peralta. Sergeant Peralta, who grew up in Southeast San Diego, was nominated for the Medal of Honor for smothering a grenade with his body during combat in Fallujah, Iraq. He was posthumously awarded the Navy Cross instead. A team of specialists, which included pathologists and other experts, conducted an investigation at the direction of the Secretary of Defense and determined that Peralta did not consciously pull the grenade into his body. This conclusion contradicts the eye-witness accounts of the Marines fighting alongside Peralta, as well as the recommendation put forward by Marine Corps leadership. There have been 11 instances, going back to 1989, where Congress has included in legislation that was signed into law how a Navy ship should be named. Made in Order
94Version 1Hunter (CA) - 1RepublicanWould create a five-year pilot program to provide opportunity scholarships to dependent children with special education needs. Opportunity scholarships are set at $7,500 a year and would be available to approximately 250 children under the pilot program for the purpose of attending a private, public or charter school of choice. The Department of Defense would administer the program, in coordination with the Secretary of Education.Made in Order
156Version 1Inslee (WA)DemocratWould give the Department of Defense the authority to provide severely wounded or seriously ill service members, who remain on active duty, with a broad range of rehabilitative equipment including recreational sports equipment that must be specially customized to meet the needs of the service member.Made in Order
86Version 1Jackson Lee (TX) DemocratWould require the Secretary of Defense, prior to the implementation of the newly proposed outsourcing guidelines, to conduct an assessment to determine the effect of such new outsourcing guidelines on minority and women-owned small businesses.Submitted
87Version 2Jackson Lee (TX) DemocratRevised Would require the Secretary of Defense, prior to awarding of defense contracts to private contractors, to conduct an outreach program to benefit minority and women-owned businesses.Made in Order
134Version 2Jackson Lee (TX) , Johnson, Hank (GA)DemocratSubstitute Revised Would designate a National Day of Honor for members of the Armed Forces who have served in Iraq, Afghanistan, and other combat areas.Made in Order
135Version 1Jackson Lee (TX) DemocratWould require the Secretary of Defense, prior to awarding of defense contracts to private contractors, to conduct an outreach program to benefit minority and women-owned businesses.Submitted
138Version 1Jackson Lee (TX) DemocratWould express the Sense of Congress that Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is an increasing disorder affecting returning members of the Armed Forces and access to treatment for this disorder should be expanded.Made in Order
217Version 1Johnson, Hank (GA)DemocratLate Strikes Sec. 1033, which provides for detainee's right to plead guilty in trial of capital offense by military commission.Submitted
218Version 1Johnson, Hank (GA)DemocratLate Ensures counsel for detainees subject to periodic review of their detention.Submitted
119Version 1Kind (WI)DemocratWould allow the Secretary of Defense to enter into a special military cooperative agreement for the operation and maintenance of any State training center certified by the Federal Emergency Management Agency as capable of providing emergency response training.Submitted
61Version 3King, Peter (NY)RepublicanRevised Would direct the Secretary of Defense to provide for a program under which members of the Armed Forces of the United States on active duty and serving in Iraq or Afghanistan or hospitalized at a facility under the jurisdiction of the Armed Forces of the United States as a result of a disease or injury incurred as a result of service in Iraq or Afghanistan would receive one-free postal voucher per month to be transferred to loved ones to send packages to the soldiers at no cost.Made in Order
60Version 1Kinzinger (IL)RepublicanWould prohibit any funds made available by this Act from being used to research, develop, manufacture, or procure a newly designed flight suit for members of the Armed Services.Submitted
148Version 1Kucinich (OH)DemocratWould prohibit funds authorized by this legislation from being used for U.S. military operations in Libya.Submitted
67Version 1Langevin (RI)DemocratWould prohibit the transfer of funds from National Defense Education Program K-12 education component.Made in Order
71Version 1Langevin (RI)DemocratWould coordinate federal information security policy through the creation of a National Office for Cyberspace, updating information security management practices, and establishing measures for the protection of critical infrastructure from cyberattacks.Made in Order
93Version 3Larsen, Rick (WA), Berman (CA), McKeon (CA), Ros-Lehtinen (FL), Smith, Adam (NE)DemocratRevised Would provide authority to the Secretary of State, with the concurrence of the Secretary of Defense, to provide assistance to foreign nations to strengthen that nation’s national and regional security interests consistent with U.S. foreign policy interests and with existing law.Made in Order
117Version 1Lee, Barbara (CA)DemocratWould prohibit funding to construct permanent military bases in Iraq and Afghanistan.Made in Order
118Version 1Lee, Barbara (CA)DemocratWould freeze Department of Defense (DOD) funding (excluding personnel and health program accounts) unless financial statements from the previous year are certified as auditable and meeting generally accepted accounting principles.Submitted
168Version 1Lee, Barbara (CA)DemocratWould restrict spending to withdrawing Armed Forces from Afghanistan in a safe and orderly fashion.Submitted
169Version 1Lee, Barbara (CA)DemocratWould require congressional approval or authorization for any U.S.-Iraq security agreement which obligates the United States to security commitments in Iraq beyond 2011.Submitted
170Version 1Lee, Barbara (CA)DemocratWould call on President Obama to commit to a significant and sizeable reduction of troop levels in Afghanistan no later than July 31, 2011.Submitted
171Version 1Lee, Barbara (CA), Stark (CA)DemocratWould return Defense Department spending to 2008 level, with exemptions for personnel and health accounts.Made in Order
177Version 1Lipinski (IL), Roskam (IL)DemocratWould express a Sense of Congress regarding the establishment of a National Korean War Museum.Made in Order
178Version 3Lipinski (IL)DemocratRevised Would require the Secretary to develop regulations in order to establish uniform guidance for contracting with non-governmental entities to increase its MIA/unrecovered persons activity, and to assure that any such contracting be merit-based. Would also establish a merit-based pilot program with one or more non-governmental entities for archival and field research.Submitted
107Version 1LoBiondo (NJ)RepublicanWould clarify the SEAD/DEAD report required in Section 334 the FY2011 National Defense Authorization Act.Made in Order
2Version 1Luetkemeyer (MO)RepublicanWould direct the Secretaries of the military departments to conduct a review of military service records to determine whether certain Jewish American war veterans, including those previously awarded the Distinguished Service Cross, Navy Cross, or Air Force Cross, should be awarded the Medal of Honor.Made in Order
201Version 1Mack (FL), Bilirakis (FL)RepublicanLate Would make changes to the language of the Sunken Military Craft Act of H.R. 1540, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012. Would clarify the language of the Sunken Military Craft Act to restore its original intent, and would specify that a sunken military craft would be defined as a vessel only when on military noncommercial service when it sank.Made in Order
203Version 1Maloney (NY)DemocratLate Would clarify that the exemption from Freedom of Information Act for Data Files of the Military Flight Operations Quality Assurance Systems of the Military Departments is for “information contained in data files of the military flight operations quality assurance system of a military department that would reveal flight patterns or tactical techniques or tactical procedures from disclosure under section.”Made in Order
204Version 1Maloney (NY)DemocratLate Would require public disclosure of information submitted under Section 847 of this act.Made in Order
205Version 1Maloney (NY)DemocratLate Would amend Sec 1091 of this act to replace “Critical Infrastructure Information” in every case with “Critical Infrastructure Security Information,” add a definition of Critical Infrastructure Security Information, and add a balancing test for the public interest when regarding treatment under the Freedom of Information Act.Made in Order
199Version 1Matheson (UT)DemocratLate Would require the Department to submit a report on the number of contractors used by the DOD and the functions performed by the contractors. Would also require the Department to submit a plan to reduce the Department's dependency on the use of contractors beginning on January 1, 2013.Submitted
153Version 1McCollum (MN)DemocratWould limit the amount spent on military musical units to $200,000,000 in fiscal year 2012.Made in Order
30Version 1McGovern (MA), Amash (MI), Cicilline (RI), Jones (NC), Lewis, John (GA), Paul (TX), Welch (VT)DemocratWould require: 1) A plan and timeframe on accelerated transition of military operations to Afghan authorities; 2) A plan and timeframe on negotiations leading to a political solution and reconciliation in Afghanistan; and 3) A new National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) on al-Qaeda. The amendment would clarify that nothing in this section limits the president under existing authority to go after al-Qaeda, share intelligence, or modify military strategy and tactics while redeploying US forces under the plan/timeframe required above.Made in Order
152Version 1McKeon (CA)RepublicanMANAGER'S AMENDMENT Would make conforming changes in the bill.Made in Order
70Version 1McNerney (CA)DemocratWould express the Sense of Congress that the Secretary of Defense should work with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to ensure coordination with the Office of Service Member Affairs to provide financial counseling for service members and their families.Made in Order
133Version 1McNerney (CA), Rahall (WV), Young, Don (AK)DemocratWould strike and replaces section 591 of the bill, which makes it more difficult for Guard and Reserve components to engage in military training missions that also provide assistance to local communities. Would increase to $20 million the amount that can be obligated for civil-military training operations.Made in Order
196Version 1Mica (FL)RepublicanLate Would require that the rules of engagement allow any military service personnel assigned to duty in a designated hostile fire area to have rules of engagement that fully protects their right to proactively defend themselves from hostile actions.Made in Order
185Version 1Miller, Candice (MI)RepublicanWould direct the Department of Defense to collaborate with the Department of Homeland Security to identify technology and equipment that could be used to secure the border.Made in Order
186Version 1Miller, Candice (MI), Rahall (WV)RepublicanWould designate the Chief of the National Guard Bureau as a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.Made in Order
5Version 1Moore, Gwen (WI)DemocratWould formally authorize the Secretary of Defense to waive (or extend the age restriction), if doing so is in the best interests of the Department, requirements that prevent transfer in all circumstances of Post-9/11 G.I. Bill benefits to dependent children not enrolled in DEERS by age 23. It would not change requirements that transferred benefits by used by age 26. The Secretary would be required to exercise this waiver for service members deployed in support of overseas contingency operations who were unable to complete registration in DEERS before their dependent child turned age 23 because of their deployment overseas. Submitted
20Version 1Moran, James (VA)DemocratWould limit the number of parking spaces the Army would be permitted to use at the BRAC #133 location in Alexandria, Virginia, to 1,000 until there are sufficient traffic mitigation measures in place.Made in Order
104Version 1Murphy, Christopher (CT)DemocratWould give manufacturers the opportunity to provide information to DoD regarding how their bid for a contract will affect domestic employment. It allows DoD to take this information into consideration, but does not mandate that DoD consider this information when awarding the contract.Made in Order
106Version 1Murphy, Christopher (CT)DemocratWould require greater transparency in the issuance of Buy American waivers. Would require an itemized list of articles, materials and supplies for which waivers were sought, an analysis of the domestic capacity to make the waived item, and finally, an explanation in a yearly increase or decrease in Buy American Act waivers.Made in Order
126Version 1Murphy, Christopher (CT)DemocratWould change the required domestic content on articles, materials, and supplies purchased pursuant to the Buy American from 50% of the cost of all components, to 60%.Submitted
158Version 1Murphy, Tim (PA)RepublicanWould direct the Surgeons General of the Army, Navy, and Air Force to submit a report to Congress on whether additional behavioral health professionals are needed to treat members of the Armed Forces for PTSD and TBI, and offer recommendations for ways to provide incentives for healthcare professionals to join active and reserve components.Made in Order
56Version 1Nadler (NY)DemocratWithdrawn Would include a five year sunset of Section 1034 of the bill, language that expands the 2001 Authorization for the Use of Military Force, thereby addressing concerns that the provision is too open-ended. This would force Congress to act to renew the authorization in light of future events and to make any changes or modifications that are necessary.Withdrawn
57Version 1Nadler (NY)DemocratWithdrawn Would strike vague language in Section 1034 of the bill that allows detainees to be held “until the termination of hostilities.” Withdrawn
58Version 1Nadler (NY)DemocratWithdrawn Would strike language in Section 1034 of the bill that authorizes the use of force against “associated forces” and others who are not members of Al Qaeda and the Taliban. Deleting this language is intended to focus the efforts of the armed services where they belong, on al-Qaeda and the Taliban.Withdrawn
52Version 1Norton (DC)DemocratWithdrawn Would strike Section 533, additional condition on repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy.Withdrawn
7Version 1Nugent (FL)RepublicanWould expand retroactive eligibility of the Army Combat Action Badge to include members of the Army who participated in combat during which they personally engaged, or were personally engaged by, the enemy at any time on or after December 7, 1941.Made in Order
219Version 1Pascrell (NJ), Platts (PA)DemocratLate Would recognize a February GAO report on the weakness of the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE)and its poor management, this amendment requires the Department of Defense to develop a plan to transfer DCOE moved to one of the services in order to be most effectively managed.Made in Order
220Version 1Pascrell (NJ), Platts (PA)DemocratWould require the Defense Department to report to Congress on their plans to identify, refer, and treat service members with possible traumatic brain injuries who may have slipped through the cracks prior to the June 2010 policy. Made in Order
144Version 2Pearce (NM)RepublicanRevised Would prohibit the Department of the Army from bundling contracts whose total value is more than $1,000,000 unless certain criteria are met.Made in Order
105Version 1Petri (WI)RepublicanWould clarify that direct use solar energy technology is considered a renewable energy source for the purposes of the requirement that DOD obtain 25% of its facility energy from renewable sources by 2025. Made in Order
95Version 1Poe (TX)RepublicanWould direct the Secretary of Defense to deploy at least an additional 10,000 members of the National Guard along the U.S.-Mexico border until the Secretary of Homeland Security certifies that the federal government has achieved operational control of the border. Submitted
26Version 1Polis (CO)DemocratWould reduce the amount of troops stationed in Europe to 30,000 and would cut overall end strength levels by 10,000 a year over the next five years.Made in Order
82Version 1Pompeo (KS)RepublicanWould waive the time limitation for the award of the Medal of Honor to Father Chaplain Emil Kapaun for heroic deeds during the Korean Conflict. This time waiver is necessary prior to the award of the Medal of Honor by the President.Made in Order
83Version 1Pompeo (KS), Ryan, Tim (OH)RepublicanWould clarify the Medal of Honor process by requiring the Secretary of Defense, rather than the respective military service secretary, to submit the Department of Defense recommendation to Congress. This will ensure the potential Medal of Honor award is supported by the Secretary of Defense prior to Congressional action.Made in Order
180Version 1Quigley (IL)DemocratWould reduce RDT&E by 10% throughout DOD.Made in Order
192Version 1Quigley (IL)DemocratWould eliminate the availability $2,224,817,000 in funds for procurement of the V-22 Osprey.Submitted
66Version 1Reed (NY)RepublicanWould designates TAPs as the National Song of Remembrance and prescribes procedures during the sounding of TAPs.Made in Order
8Version 2Richardson (CA)DemocratRevised Would require TRANSPORTATION COMMAND (TRANSCOM) to update the PORT LOOK 2008 Strategic Seaports study and in that update include consideration of the infrastructure in the vicinity of the strategic port (including bridges, roads, and rail capacity). The revision replaces the words in line 9 “amount of use” with “capacity and condition” to make congressional intent more clear as to what the expansion of the study should focus on. Submitted
9Version 1Richardson (CA)DemocratWithdrawn Would ensure that full compliance with the New Start Treaty and testing, including the retirement of certain weapons and reductions in nuclear weapons stockpiles, would be allowed to continue by eliminating section 1055 of the bill.Withdrawn
10Version 2Richardson (CA)DemocratRevised Would express the sense of Congress that NORTHCOM, who’s mission it is to protect the United States homeland and support local, state, and federal authorities, to develop a leadership strategy, relationships, and guidelines to work with State and Local authorities in the event of a major incident and in unforeseen circumstances. Made in Order
154Version 1Richmond (LA)RepublicanWould prevent the payment of certain incentives with respect to a Navy shipyard in Avondale, Louisiana, saving the Department of Defense up to $310 million.Made in Order
194Version 1Richmond (LA)RepublicanWould allow certain reimbursements related to a Navy Shipyard in Avondale, Louisiana to be paid, but only if 75% of the workforce is rehired within 6 months of closure of said facility.Submitted
90Version 1Rigell (VA)RepublicanWould direct the Secretary of Defense to develop and implement a plan to address shortfalls in operational contract support requirements determination, management, oversight, and administration.Made in Order
69Version 2Rogers, Mike (AL), Connolly (VA)RepublicanRevised Would establish a pilot program for 3 years to assist in the growth and development of certain mid tier businesses. This program would allow businesses that have grown out of the small business programs to continue to grow and encourage a robust and competitive contracting environment.Submitted
151Version 1Rogers, Mike (MI), LoBiondo (NJ)RepublicanWould require the Department of Defense to repatriate, identify and honor with a military funeral the remains of 13 American Sailors killed during the First Barbary War in 1804. These Sailors are currently buried in a decaying mass grave in Tripoli, Libya. The amendment would require the Secretary to transfer and honor these remains using existing appropriations, and at the conclusion of the current NATO mission in Libya.Made in Order
79Version 1Rohrabacher (CA)RepublicanWould end further military aid to Pakistan.Submitted
80Version 1Rohrabacher (CA)RepublicanWould continue the ban on sending satellites and related technology to China, its allies or terrorist-supporting states as under current law. There are attempts being made to remove satellites and satellite components from the Munitions List and make the available to foreign nations.Submitted
81Version 1Rohrabacher (CA)RepublicanWould remove satellites and satellite components from the Munitions List and make them available to foreign nations. This amendment would, however, also continue the ban on sending such items and technology to China, its allies or terrorist-supporting states as under current law.Made in Order
31Version 1Runyan (NJ)RepublicanWould require that the Secretary of Defense establish goals for competition in contracts for the procurement of property or services to be used outside the United States in support of a contingency operation and requires that processes be developed to measure and monitor such competition, including task order categories for services, construction, and supplies.Made in Order
162Version 1Ruppersberger (MD)DemocratWould authorize the Secretary of Defense to extend United States Central Command Rest and Recuperation benefits to U.S. Armed Forces assigned to the Egypt Multi-National Force and Observors Mission.Made in Order
163Version 1Ruppersberger (MD)DemocratWould give the President authority to remove certain satellites and their components from the United States Munitions List as long their removal does not pose an unacceptable national security risk.Submitted
96Version 1Sanchez, Loretta (CA), Langevin (RI)DemocratWould extend the Mentor-Protegee Pilot Program for 3 years. This program is vital to the America's small businesses and provides a tool to develop improved DoD-small business relations.Submitted
97Version 1Sanchez, Loretta (CA), Langevin (RI)DemocratWould extend the Small Business Innovation and Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Programs to 2014. Would also raise the amount for technical assistance and authorizes the use of up to 3% to administer the program.Submitted
98Version 1Sanchez, Loretta (CA)DemocratWould require a report assessing the nuclear forces of the Russian Federations relative to the New START Treaty.Made in Order
100Version 1Sanchez, Loretta (CA)DemocratWould increase the funding for the Global Threat Reduction Initiative. The offset will be derived from the Aerostat Joint Project Office.Made in Order
102Version 1Sanchez, Loretta (CA)DemocratWould reduce the funding for Ground-based Midcourse Defense systems by $100,000,000.Made in Order
143Version 1Sanchez, Loretta (CA)DemocratWithdrawn Would place limitations on the definition of persons eligible for detention.Withdrawn
145Version 1Sanchez, Loretta (CA), Maloney (NY)DemocratWould repeal the ground combat exclusion policy for female members of the Armed Forces.Submitted
146Version 1Sanchez, Loretta (CA)DemocratWould increase funding for the operation of the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board by $2,500,000. The offset would be derived from Joint Tactical Radio System Maritime-Fixed radios.Made in Order
200Version 1Sarbanes (MD), Hanabusa (HI), Langevin (RI), Loebsack (IA), Reyes (TX)DemocratLate Would strike Section 937 of the bill relating to Modification of Temporary Suspension of Public-Private Competitions for Conversion of Department of Defense Functions to Contractor Performance.Made in Order
21Version 1Schakowsky (IL)DemocratWould freeze Department of Defense funding at current levels until the Pentagon can successfully pass an audit. The amendment contains a national security waiver and exceptions for overseas contingency operations, defense personnel, and wounded warrior accounts.Made in Order
17Version 1Schiff (CA)DemocratSubstitute Withdrawn Would require the Secretary of Defense, in consultation with the Director of National Intelligence, to submit a report on the training standards of the defense intelligence workforce to the House and Senate Committees on Armed Services, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. The report would include a description of existing training, education and professional development standards; a plan to ensure that training, education, and professional development standards are applied equally; and an assessment of the ability to implement a certification program based on achievement of required training, education, and professional development standards.Withdrawn
18Version 2Schiff (CA)DemocratRevised Would require the Secretary of Defense to submit health assessment reports to the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and House of Representatives when waste is disposed of in open-air burn pits. Each report will include: description of short and long term health risks; methodology used to determine the health risks; and the assessment of the operational and health risks when making the determination to continue the use of open-air burn pits for waste disposal.Made in Order
179Version 1Schock (IL)RepublicanWould allow a service member with a minor dependent (child under the age of 19) to request a deferment of a deployment to a combat zone if their spouse is currently deployed to a combat zone.Made in Order
1Version 5Sessions (TX)RepublicanRevised Would create a pilot program for treatment outside of military facilities for members of the armed forces and veterans affected by traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorderMade in Order
123Version 1Shuster (PA)RepublicanWould provide a three year extension of authority to the Secretary of Defense to use acquisition and cross-servicing agreements (ACSAs) to loan certain equipment to coalition partners for the purpose of enhancing personnel protection and aiding in personnel survivability in coalition operations, in certain peacekeeping operations, and in connection with training for deployment to such operations.Made in Order
34Version 1Smith, Adam (WA)DemocratWould require the President to develop strategies to address a prioritized list of areas that serve or could serve as potential safe havens for al Qaeda and its violent extremist affiliates. The amendment would further require the agencies involved in executing the strategies to sign a memorandum of understanding to enhance interagency cooperation in executing the amendment.Made in Order
59Version 1Smith, Adam (WA)DemocratWould amend Section 1039 to allow transfer of detainees to the US to be prosecuted in federal court. Would strike language barring transfer of detainees held abroad to the US. Would require certification by the Attorney General prior to transfer.Made in Order
191Version 1Smith, Adam (WA)DemocratWould provide authority to remove satellites and related components from the United States munitions list.Submitted
195Version 1Smith, Adam (WA)DemocratLate Would require a report on Research and treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.Made in Order
188Version 2Southerland (FL)RepublicanRevised Would strike burdensome limitations on implementation of consolidation of Air and Space Operations.Made in Order
29Version 1Thompson, Glenn (PA)RepublicanWould expand the Department of Defense state licensure exception to qualified and credentialed DOD health-care professionals, including contractors and civilians, and removes the location requirement to better allow our Guard and Reserve access to immediate and efficient care. This amendment is nearly identical to H.R. 1832, the STEP Act.Made in Order
72Version 1Thornberry (TX)RepublicanWould protect private sector companies participating in the Defense Industrial Base (DIB) Active Cyber Defense Pilot Project from potential liability as an agent of the government. The pilot project is a 90-day pilot with defense contractors and internet service providers to test an active defense capability in cyber security.Made in Order
216Version 1Thornberry (TX)RepublicanLate The Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training (ENJJPT) Program provides undergraduate pilot training to U.S. and NATO students on a cost-share basis. This amendment requires the Air Force to submit a report on the feasibility, limitations, and effect on U.S. national security of expanding the ENJJPT program to additional nations.Submitted
131Version 1Tierney (MA)DemocratWould establish a working group to monitor the foreign police training programs, projects, and activities of the various Federal departments and agencies and coordinate and unify such programs, projects and activities under a single strategic framework. The interagency working group shall consist of representatives from the Departments of Defense, State, Justice, Homeland Security, Treasury, and Energy, the United States Agency for International Development, and the Millennium Challenge Corporation. Made in Order
160Version 1Tierney (MA)DemocratWould require the Department of Defense to submit a report to Congress assessing the manufacturing industry of the United States. The report would include, among other requirements: A) an assessment of the current manufacturing capacity of the United States as it relates to the ability of the United States to respond to both civilian and defense needs; B) an assessment of the tax, trade and regulatory policies as they impact the growth of the manufacturing industry in the United States; C) an analysis of the factors leading to the increased outsourcing of manufacturing processes to foreign nations; and D) an analysis of the strength of the United States defense industrial base, including the security and stability of the supply chain and an assessment of the vulnerabilities and weak points of that supply chain.Made in Order
161Version 1Tierney (MA)DemocratWould require the Department of Defense to submit to Congress a report on the effects of carrying out a United States strategy to provide counterterrorism assistance to Afghanistan and to rely on the international donor community to provide development assistance and other related assistance to Afghanistan.Submitted
164Version 1Tierney (MA)DemocratSubstitute Would include the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee as the recipient of several enumerated reports required to be produced by the Department of Defense, including: A) oversight of special access programs pursuant to Section 119(g)(2) of title 10, United States Code; B) agency program performance reports pursuant to Section 1116(a) of title 31, United States Code; C) annual report on sexual assaults involving members of the Armed Forces pursuant to Section 1631(d) of Public Law 111-383; D) DOD reports of financial improvements and audit readiness plan pursuant to Section 1003(b)(1) of Public Law 111-84; and E) interagency strategy for public diplomacy and strategic communication pursuant to Section 1055(d)(2) of Public Law 110-417.Submitted
165Version 1Tierney (MA)DemocratWould create an Assistant Secretary of Defense for Contingency Contracting to be the principal advisor of the Secretary of Defense and the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics on matters relating to planning, funding, staffing, and managing contingency contracting for the Department of Defense. Would also rename and expand the Office of Program Support in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics as the Office of Contingency Contracting.Made in Order
172Version 1Tierney (MA)DemocratWould extend to the end of FY 2012 the requirement that the Secretary of Defense annually submit to the appropriate congressional committees a report on a long-term detailed plan for sustaining the Afghanistan National Army (ANA) and the Afghanistan National Police (ANP) of the Afghanistan National Security Forces (ANSF). Would also add a requirement that the report include metrics that evaluate the value and utility of ANSF development activities at the program level and that ties such activities to long-term strategic objectives.Submitted
173Version 1Tierney (MA)DemocratWould prohibit any federal department or agency from contracting with any entity that is supporting an insurgency or otherwise opposing the United States or coalition forces in a contingency operation.Submitted
174Version 1Tierney (MA)DemocratWould officially recognizes the City of Salem, Massachusetts, as the birthplace of the National Guard of the United States.Made in Order
175Version 2Tierney (MA)DemocratRevised Would require the Department of Defense Office of the Inspector General to review, evaluate and report on noncompetitive contracts and one-offer contracts. The amendment requires the reports to include the number of noncompetitive contracts awarded by the agency in the previous year; the number of one-offer contracts awarded by the agency in the previous year; the justification and approvals of one-offer and noncompetitive contracts awarded; and an assessment of whether the Department of Defense’s contracting policies are in keeping with the purposes and goals of promoting and providing for full and open competition in soliciting offers and awarding U.S. Government contracts over the simplified acquisition threshold.Submitted
176Version 1Tierney (MA)DemocratWould require the Department of Defense to submit to Congress a list of reports that are required by law or regulation and that the department believes are duplicative, out-dated, or otherwise unnecessary and should be eliminated.Submitted
157Version 1Tipton (CO)RepublicanWithdrawn Would prohibit the Secretary of the Defense and the Secretary of the Army, from taking any action that expands the Pion Canyon Maneuver Site for the next 5 years through October 1, 2016.Withdrawn
91Version 2Tonko (NY)DemocratRevised Would encourage the Medical Research program to use RNA technology when conducting research for breast and prostate cancer, battlefield infectious diseases, and rare diseases. Made in Order
101Version 1Tonko (NY), Cummings (MD), Ellison (MN), Grijalva, Raul (AZ), Schakowsky (IL), Welch (VT), Woolsey (CA)DemocratWould limit the cost of defense contractor salaries to no more than the rate payable to the Secretary of Defense (Level I of the Executive Schedule).Submitted
76Version 2Turner (OH), Sanchez, Loretta (CA)RepublicanRevised Would include a Sense of Congress that any commercial communications that interferes with the Global Positioning System (GPS) should not receive final authorization by the Federal Communications Commission until the potential interference with GPS is resolved.Made in Order
88Version 1Turner (OH)RepublicanClarifies the intent of section 1055 by explicitly allowing activities determined by the Secretary of Defense to be necessary to ensure the continued safety, security, and reliability of the nuclear weapons stockpile.Made in Order
89Version 1Turner (OH)RepublicanWould create an additional exception allowing for the reductions, withdrawals, or consolidations of non-strategic nuclear weapons in Europe, when made pursuant to either a Treaty or authorized by an Act of Congress.Made in Order
197Version 1Turner (OH)RepublicanLate Would require a report on the cost-benefit analysis of migrating the management headquarters for the Air Force’s Enterprise Logistics System Program Executive Office.Made in Order
127Version 1Walz (MN)DemocratWould require DOD to submit a report to Congress outlining a plan that would ensure access to the Guard and Reserves for missions short of war, as recommended by the Quadrennial Defense Review directed Comprehensive Review of the Guard and Reserve.Made in Order
122Version 2Waters (CA)DemocratRevised Would provide a preference for potential DOD contactors that carry out certain investment and philanthropic activities to bolster education and training in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines. Would also require the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to conduct a study of the implementation of the DOD’s current programs for providing assistance to certain educational institutions. The amendment does not create a quota or establish hard-line criteria for awarding contracts – these activities will be one of many criteria DOD can consider in awarding contracts.Made in Order
189Version 1Welch (VT), Conyers (MI), Schakowsky (IL), Murphy, Christopher (CT)DemocratWould require that federal contractors convicted of bribery under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 be proposed for debarment.Submitted
11Version 2Wilson, Joe (SC)RepublicanRevised Would direct the Secretary of Energy, in coordination with the Secretary of Defense and the Administrator for Nuclear Security, to ensure the nuclear waste repository located at Yucca Mountain, Nevada, remains available for the disposal of high-level radioactive waste resulting from the activities of the DOD and the NNSA until a new location for such waste has been sited and approved. Made in Order
49Version 2Wittman (VA)RepublicanRevised Would allow the Secretary of the Navy to enter into multiyear contracts for the start of major construction of the Ford-class aircraft carriers designated CVN 79 and CVN 80 and for the construction of major components, modules, or other structures related to such carriers subject to appropriations. Allows the Secretary of the Navy to enter into a contract for the construction of FORD Class Carriers CVN 79 and CVN 80 to be funded on a five year centers. Made in Order
19Version 1Woolsey (CA)DemocratWould eliminate the availability of funds for procurement of the Navy and Air Force V-22 Osprey aircraft.Made in Order
27Version 1Young (IN)RepublicanWould provide the Secretary of Defense with the authority to use funding to carry out a program designed to reintegrate former low-level Taliban fighters into Afghan society. The program would be subject to a certification made by the Secretary of State that such a reintegration program is necessary to support the goals of the U.S. in Afghanistan and that the Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development are unable to carry out a similar program of reintegration because of the security environment in certain areas.Made in Order
183Version 2Young, Don (AK), Bordallo (GURepublicanRevised Would require the Secretary of Defense to submit a report and assessment on the infrastructure needs of Department of Defense designated ports.Made in Order
184Version 1Young, Don (AK), Bordallo (GU)RepublicanWould authorize $100,000,000 to be appropriated for infrastructure needs and improvements at Department of Defense designated strategic ports.Made in Order
214Version 1Young, Don (AK)RepublicanLate Would require that to the maximum extent possible community housing currently located on federal land under long-term lease be utilized before it is replaced with new construction of on-base housing.Made in Order