H.R. 4435 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015

Bill Text

    Rules Committee Print 113-44 PDF XML

    Showing the text of H.R. 4435 as ordered reported by the Committee on Armed Services with a modification.  
    At the request of the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Armed Services, the modification amends section 1218 in order to comply with clause 10 of rule XXI of the Rules of the U.S. House of Representatives.
    - NDAA FY '15 Fact Sheet (as prepared by the Committee on Armed Services)  PDF

    Text of H.R. 4435 PDF XML

    National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 (as reported)
            - H.R. 4435 as introduced  PDF XML

    H. Rept. 113-446 PDF

    Report from the Committee on Armed Services

    H. Rept. 113-446 Part 2 PDF

    Supplemental Report from the Committee on Armed Services containing the full CBO cost estimate

Rule Information


REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Monday 19, 2014.

Agreed to by record vote of 231-190 on Wednesday, May 21, 2014.

MANAGERS: Woodall/McGovern

1. Open rule for H.R. 4660.

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. Waives points of order against provisions in the bill for failure to comply with clause 2 of rule XXI.
5. Provides that the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule.
6. Authorizes the Chair to accord priority in recognition to Members who have pre-printed their amendments in the Congressional Record.
7. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
8. Structured rule for H.R. 4435.
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 the bill.
11. Provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 113-44 shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.
12. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.
13. Makes in order only those further amendments printed in the Rules Committee report. Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.
14. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in the report.
15. Provides that no further consideration of the bill shall be in order except pursuant to a subsequent order of the House.

REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Tuesday, May 20, 2014.

AGREED to by record vote of 231-190, after agreeing to two questions of consideration by voice vote on Wednesday, May 21, 2014. 

MANAGERS: Nugent/Polis

1. Provides for further consideration of H.R. 4435 under a structured rule.

2. Provides no additional general debate.

3. Makes in order only those further amendments printed in part A of the Rules Committee report and amendments en bloc described in section 3 of the rule. Provides that the amendments printed in part A of 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.

4. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in part A of the report or against amendments en bloc as described in section 3 of the rule.

5. Section 3 of the rule provides that it shall be in order at any time for the chair of the Committee on Armed Services or his designee to offer amendments en bloc consisting of amendments printed in part A of 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 Armed Services or their designees, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.

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

7. Closed rule for H.R. 3361.

8. Provides one hour of debate with 40 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary and 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.

9. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

10. Provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in part B of the report shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.

11. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.

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

13. Section 6 of the rule provides that the Committee on Appropriations may, at any time before 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, file privileged reports to accompany measures making appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015.

Amendments (click headers to sort)

1Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
263Version 1Amash (MI), Lofgren (CA), Holt (NJ)Bi-PartisanProhibits the bulk collection of tangible things under Sec. 215 of the Patriot Act.Submitted
264Version 1Amash (MI), Lofgren (CA), Holt (NJ)Bi-PartisanProhibits the bulk collection of tangible things under Sec. 215 of the Patriot Act.Submitted
247Version 1Barber (AZ), Franks (AZ)Bi-PartisanLimits consolidation of Army Test and Evaluation Command assets until report by Secretary of the Army to Congress on business case analysis, savings, and assessment by Director of the Test Resource Management Center of proposed consolidation. Submitted
248Version 1Barber (AZ), Courtney (CT)DemocratDirects the Department of Defense to submit a report on food insecurity for each branch of the Armed Services and the Coast Guard.Submitted
256Version 1Barrow (GA), Benishek (MI), Capps (CA), Crawford (AR), Fincher (TN), Kind (WI)Bi-PartisanProhibits the Secretary of the Army from closing or initiating the closure of the Senior Reserve Officers' Training Corps program of the Army until July 1, 2020.Submitted
15Version 1Bilirakis (FL)RepublicanAllows for the transportation on military aircraft on a space-available basis for disabled veterans with a service connected permanent disability rated as total. Made In Order
118Version 1Bishop, Tim (NY)DemocratDirects the Secretary of Defense to establish within the Department of Defense (DOD) three centers of excellence in the prevention, diagnosis, mitigation, treatment, and rehabilitation of health conditions relating to exposure to open burn pits and other environmental exposures among veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan.Submitted
119Version 1Bishop, Tim (NY)DemocratExpresses the Sense of Congress that the remains of three crewmen of the Martin Mariner PBM-5 seaplane George One, ensign Maxwell Lopez, USN, Naval Aviator, Frederick Williams, Aviation Machinist’s Mate 1st Class, Wendell Henderson, Aviation Radioman 1st Class, should be recovered from Thurston Island, Antarctica.Made In Order
151Version 2Bishop, Rob (UT)RepublicanRevised Provides authority to the military services in working with civic organizations to charge the public a nominal fee to attend a military-sponsored Air Show or Open House on military bases, to help off-set the O&M costs the base incurs during these times of defense sequester reductionsMade In Order
221Version 1Blumenauer (OR)DemocratRequires CBO to update, on an annual basis, their report on the projected costs of U.S. nuclear forces. Made In Order
308Version 1Blumenauer (OR)DemocratLate Authorizes the Secretary of the Air Force to procure not more than 10 AESA radar upgrades for the Air National Guard F-15C/D aircraft, which is offset by cuts to levels authorized beyond the President's Budget Request, spread across 9 accounts.Made In Order
310Version 2Blumenauer (OR), Kinzinger (IL), Gabbard (HI)Bi-PartisanLate Revised Extends and reform the Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) program for Afghan civilians who risked their lives working with the U.S. government, the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), American media and non-profit organizations, and whose lives are now in danger as a result of their service to the U.S. mission in Afghanistan.Submitted
273Version 1Bonamici (OR), Blumenauer (OR)DemocratMakes a change to current Department of Defense procurement practices that would require the Department to purchase photovoltaic devices that comply with Buy America provisions if they are located on Department of Defense facilities or the electricity produced is for the exclusive use of the Department. Increases the amount of domestically manufactured solar devices used by the military.Submitted
274Version 1Bonamici (OR), Walden (OR)Bi-PartisanRequires the Secretary of the Army to evaluate potential cost savings and potential effects on the National Guard’s recruitment efforts of the requirement, effective January 1, 2014, that all service members wait one year after training before becoming eligible for the Army’s tuition assistance program. Made In Order
129Version 1Bordallo (GU)DemocratThe amendment would allow the Secretary of the Navy and the Secretary of the Interior to enter into a cooperative agreement for the purposes of establishing a surface danger zone over the Ritidian Unit of the Guam National Wildlife Refuge to support training, operations and readiness needs for ground forces on Guam pursuant to the readiness requirements of U.S. Pacific Command.Made In Order
17Version 1Braley (IA)DemocratDirects the President to submit to Congress a report on the long-term costs of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation New Dawn, and Operation Enduring Freedom in Iraq and Afghanistan. Made In Order
87Version 1Bridenstine (OK)RepublicanAmends Section 1045 to provide the Secretary of Defense more flexibility to meet the Aviation Foreign Internal Defense certification requirement. Made In Order
88Version 1Bridenstine (OK)RepublicanRequires Secretary of Defense to report on implications of Caspian Sea-based energy resources and distribution networks for U.S. and NATO energy security strategies. Made In Order
164Version 1Brooks (AL), Rogers, Mike (MI)RepublicanExpresses the Sense of Congress that defense funding should be spent on defense purposes. Fences 50% of funding for National Ignition Facility until the Administrator for Nuclear Security certifies that none of the funds authorized by this Act will be used to subsidize, support, or otherwise contribute to clean fusion energy research and development. Made In Order
165Version 3Brooks (AL), Rogers, Mike (MI), Turner (OH)RepublicanRevised Requires a Plan to Counter Certain Ground-launched Ballistic Missiles and Cruise Missiles and for other purposes. Made In Order
218Version 1Broun (GA), Yoho (FL)RepublicanProhibits any officer, employee, detailee, or contractor of the Department of Defense from using a drone to kill a citizen of the United States, with the exception of an individual who is actively engaged in combat against the United States.Made In Order
188Version 2Brownley (CA)DemocratRevised Creates the Southern Sea Otter Military Readiness Area and repeal the outdated translocation program (P.L. 99-625). It provides the Secretary of the Interior the authority to revise or terminate this law if the Secretary determines that military activities authorized are impeding southern sea otter conservation or the return of southern sea otters to optimum sustainable population levels.Submitted
72Version 1Burgess (TX), Lee, Barbara (CA)Bi-PartisanRequires a report ranking all military departments and Defense Agencies in order of how advanced they are in achieving auditable financial statements as required by law.Made In Order
46Version 1Bustos (IL)DemocratAsks the Secretary of the Army to review and provide a report on the Medal of Honor nomination of Captain William L. Albracht. Made In Order
6Version 1Butterfield (NC)DemocratExpands the types of documentation accepted by the federal government when a very small group of mariners that operated tugboats and barges domestically during World War II apply for veterans’ status. Qualifying Merchant Mariners, who can prove service through expanded acceptable documentation, would receive only burial benefits and the honor of being recognized by their country for their sacrifice and service. Made In Order
267Version 1Butterfield (NC), Ellison (MN), McCollum (MN), Carson (IN)DemocratRestores funding for next generation tactical generators to the level requested in the President's Budget Request.Submitted
57Version 1Capps (CA)DemocratMakes available breastfeeding support, supplies, and counseling under the TRICARE program. Made In Order
236Version 1Capps (CA), Stewart (UT), McCarthy, Carolyn (NY), Welch (VT), Brownley (CA)Bi-PartisanRequires the Department of Defense, in consultation with the Department of Veteran Affairs, to develop guidelines regarding the use of unofficial sources of information to determine the eligibility of a service member or veteran for benefits or decorations when official military service records have been damaged or destroyed while in possession of the Department of Defense.Submitted
271Version 2Crdenas , Tony (CA)DemocratRevised Establishes an outreach and education program to educate small businesses contracted by the Department of Defense on cyber threats and develop plans to protect intellectual property and their networks.Made In Order
155Version 1Carney (DE), Lummis (WY), Graves (MO), Collins, Chris (NY)Bi-PartisanStrikes current language from the bill and provides the United States Air Force with the flexibility to pursue a cost-effective and fiscally-responsible alternative solution to modernize the C-130H aircraft. Submitted
270Version 1Cartwright (PA)DemocratEstablishes the Sense of Congress that equipment and products purchased with funds from this Act should be American MadeSubmitted
286Version 1Castor (FL), Nugent (FL)Bi-PartisanDirects the Secretary of Defense to conduct a report for Congress on the prevalence of black mold in buildings located on military bases. Provides that after the report is complete, buildings found to contain black mold should be added to the appropriate priority list at DoD to replace the building or conduct renovations. Made In Order
127Version 1Castro (TX), Ros-Lehtinen (FL)Bi-PartisanAllows persons that are classified as Deferred Action Childhood Arrivals (DACA) by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) policy to become eligible to apply to the Department of Defense military academies, including U.S. Military Academy, Naval Academy, and Air Force Academy.Submitted
316Version 1Chu (CA)DemocratLate Requests updated reporting information from each branch of the military regarding their methods for tracking, reporting, and preventing hazing, as well as a detailed military hazing report from GAO.Made In Order
49Version 1Cicilline (RI)DemocratAsks that the “Plan for Sustaining the Afghanistan National Security Forces” through FY18 also include a description of efforts to engage United States manufacturers in procurement opportunities related to equipping the ANSF. Made In Order
257Version 1Cicilline (RI), Bustos (IL)DemocratGives manufacturers and contractors the opportunity to provide information to DoD regarding how their bid for a contract will affect domestic employment via a jobs impact statement. Allows DoD to take this information into consideration in evaluating a bid, but does not mandate that DoD consider this information when awarding the contract.Submitted
79Version 2Cleaver (MO), Butterfield (NC), Clarke (NY), Clay (MO), Graves (MO), Hartzler (MO), Jackson Lee (TX), Moore, Gwen (WI), Norton (DC), Poe (TX), Yoder (KS)Bi-PartisanRevised Redesignates Pershing Park in Washington, DC as the “National World War I Memorial” and will designate the Liberty Memorial at America's National World War I Museum in Kansas City, Missouri, as the “National World War I Museum and Memorial.” Amends the originating commission bill (PL 112-272) to include adding ex-officio members detailed from relevant agencies to provide in kind support for the commission and to allow the Commission that is wholly funded by privately raised dollars to pay their executive director a higher salary.Made In Order
33Version 1Coffman (CO), Sanchez, Loretta (CA), Larsen, Rick (WA)Bi-PartisanWithdrawn Requires the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of Energy to jointly submit to the appropriate congressional committees written certification that a proportional share, as determined by the Secretaries in consultation with the Secretary of State, of the cost of sustaining and forward-deploying nuclear weapons of the United States in member states of NATO will be provided by members of NATO other than the United States.Withdrawn
34Version 1Coffman (CO), Walz (MN)Bi-PartisanEnhances the participation of mental health professionals in boards for the correction of military records and boards for the review of the discharge or dismissal of members of the Armed Forces.Made In Order
35Version 1Coffman (CO)RepublicanRequires the DOD to consider the closure or realignment of DOD facilities located outside of the US in Lieu of military installations in the USSubmitted
36Version 1Coffman (CO)RepublicanAuthorizes the enlistment in the Armed Forces of additional persons who are residing in the United States and lawfully admits for permanent residence certain enlistees who are not citizens or other nationals of the United States.Submitted
37Version 1Coffman (CO), Murphy, Patrick (FL)Bi-PartisanProvides for auditable financial statements for the Department of Defense.Submitted
32Version 2Cole (OK)RepublicanRevised Includes the DHS Robotic Aircraft for Public Safety (RAPS) program, or other activities of similar nature conducted by the Department of Homeland Security,as user of DoD airspace (in addition to MOU’s the HASC has included for the 6 selected FAA sites). The RAPS project provides for the test and evaluatation of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (SUAS) for potential use by the first responder community and DHS operational components.Made In Order
69Version 1Collins, Chris (NY), Kilmer (WA)Bi-PartisanAccelerates the commercialization of federally-funded research and technologies by establishing a grant program for participating STTR agencies to support proof-of-concept research and other innovative technology transfer activities at universities, research institutes, and federal laboratories.Made In Order
174Version 1Conaway (TX)RepublicanAllows general and flag officer chaplains to be eligible for retirement deferment.Made In Order
204Version 1Connolly (VA)DemocratAmends section 4202 of the Clinger-Cohen Act of 1996 to make the authority to use simplified acquisition procedures for certain commercial items permanent.Made In Order
205Version 1Connolly (VA), Issa (CA)Bi-PartisanAmends titles 40, 41, and 44, United States Code, to eliminate duplication and waste in Federal information technology acquisition and management. Made In Order
206Version 2Connolly (VA)DemocratRevised Extends part-time reemployment authority under both CSRS and FERS by 5 years.Made In Order
207Version 1Connolly (VA)DemocratSeeks to strengthen privacy and data security by requiring the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to establish and oversee procedures for Federal agencies to follow in the event of a breach of information security involving the disclosure of personally identifiable information; requiring agencies to conduct privacy impact assessments before using information in an identifiable form purchased, or subscribed to for a fee, from a commercial data source; and requiring the OMB Director designate a Federal Chief Privacy Officer within OMB to carry out the responsibilities of the Director with regard to privacy.Submitted
208Version 1Connolly (VA), Diaz-Balart (FL), Sires (NJ), Carter (TX)Bi-PartisanDirects the President to sell F-16 C/D aircraft to Taiwan to modernize its air fleet, 70% of which is scheduled to be retired within the next decade.Made In Order
321Version 2Connolly (VA)DemocratLate Revised Prohibits funds from being used to integrate missile defense systems of the Russian Federation into the missile defense systems of the U.S. if such integration undermines the security of the U.S. or NATO, mirroring a prohibition in Sec. 1250 of the base text relating to the integration of Chinese missile defense systems.Made In Order
260Version 1Conyers (MI)DemocratProhibits the Department of Defense from providing training or other assistance to the members of any armed group in Ukraine, if the Secretary of Defense or Secretary of State has credible information that the unit or its members hold extremist views, including hostility to the concept of liberal democracy, hostility to diversity and pluralism, or praise of Nazis or their collaborators, including the use of neo-Nazi or white supremacist symbols. Allows such groups to take necessary corrective steps to become eligible for training and assistance, and allows exceptions for disaster relief operations, humanitarian emergencies, national security emergencies, in addition to a waiver under extraordinary circumstances, for which the Secretary of Defense must submit a report to congressional defense committees.Submitted
261Version 1Conyers (MI), Amash (MI), Welch (VT), Yoho (FL)Bi-PartisanProhibits the Department of Defense from using funds to transfer or facilitate the transfer of man-portable air defense systems (MANPADS) to any actor in Syria or to any other recipient unless that recipient agrees that it will not transfer such systems or facilitate the transfer of such systems to any actor in Syria.Submitted
297Version 2Cook (CA), Takano (CA)Bi-PartisanLate Revised Creates a blueprint for a direct hire jobs placement program benefitting the National Guard and Reserves. It allows states to implement a process that has already met success in achieving a 25% reduction in unemployment in the California National Guard.Made In Order
309Version 1Cook (CA), Denham (CA)RepublicanLate Withdrawn Brings into parity the authority of the Secretary, under Title 10 and Title 32, to forgive improperly received bonus or incentive pay in instances deemed appropriateWithdrawn
295Version 1Cooper (TN)DemocratLate Adds non-NNSA labs (including PNNL, Oak Ridge National Lab and Idaho Nat Lab) to the list of labs with existing facilities that could contribute to the NNSA plutonium strategy (to support plutonium pit analysis and production). Submitted
76Version 1Daines (MT), Cramer, Kevin (ND), Lamborn (CO), Lummis (WY)RepublicanStrikes subsection (c) of Section 1634 of the reported NDAA, which terminates in 2021 the requirement that ICBM silos remain in at least warm status.Made In Order
77Version 1Daines (MT), Cramer, Kevin (ND), Fleming (LA), Hartzler (MO), Lamborn (CO), Lummis (WY)RepublicanContains findings of the importance of the nuclear triad and a statement of policy reaffirming the value of nuclear capabilities in maintaining a strong national defense. Made In Order
192Version 1Davis, Susan (CA)DemocratSeeks to institute reporting requirements in connection with the receipt of military tuition assistance funds or military spouse advancement accounts. Submitted
193Version 1Davis, Susan (CA)DemocratSeeks to prohibit institutions with high recruiting and marketing expenditures from receiving military tuition assistance funds or funds from military spouse career advancement accounts.Submitted
194Version 2Davis, Susan (CA)DemocratRevised Establishes the Sense of Congress on the importance of women in ensuring the future success of nation of Afghanistan.Made In Order
304Version 1Davis, Susan (CA)DemocratLate Add the text of Safeguarding Elections for our Nation’s Troops through Reforms and Improvements (SENTRI) Act.Submitted
233Version 1DeFazio (OR), Garrett (NJ)Bi-PartisanIncentivizes the Under Secretary of Defense Comptroller, the Chief Management Officer, and the Chief Management Officers of each military department to achieve audit readiness by the current statutory deadline (September 30, 2017). Provides that if the Pentagon does not meet the deadline, their salaries are reduced by 10%.Submitted
201Version 1DeLauro (CT), Granger (TX), Ellison (MN), Connolly (VA), Huizenga (MI)Bi-PartisanProhibits the Department of Defense from entering into a contract or subcontract with Russia’s state-arms dealer Rosoboronexport unless the Secretary of Defense, in consultation with the Secretary of State and Director of National Intelligence, certifies that the firm ceased transferring weapons to Syria, Russia pulled out of Crimea, Russian forces have withdrawn from the eastern boarder of Ukraine, and that Russia is not otherwise actively destabilizing Ukraine. Requires that the certification would be reviewed by the Defense Department Inspector General. Made In Order
202Version 1DeLauro (CT), Granger (TX), Ellison (MN), Connolly (VA), Huizenga (MI)Bi-PartisanProhibits contracts or subcontracts with Russia’s state-arms dealer Rosoboronexport and requires the termination of any current contract with the firm. Prohibits contracts with any domestic or foreign company that cooperates with Rosoboronexport to design, manufacture, or sell military equipment. Submitted
227Version 1DelBene (WA)DemocratClarifies that the Secretary of Defense should support U.S. jobs by buying from American manufacturers in the procurement of anchor and mooring chain, except when such procurement is not in the national security interests of the United States.Submitted
58Version 1Denham (CA), Duckworth (IL)Bi-PartisanAuthorizes the enlistment in the armed forces of certain undocumented immigrants present in the United States on December 31, 2011, who: (1) have been continuously present in the United States since such date; (2) were younger than 15 years of age when they initially entered the United States; and (3) are otherwise eligible for original enlistment in a regular component of the Armed ServicesSubmitted
124Version 1Denham (CA)RepublicanStrikes all immigration-related provisions from the billSubmitted
125Version 1Denham (CA)RepublicanRequires a DoD report to Congress on the number of undocumented immigrants who have received Citizenship through military service since calendar year 2000. Submitted
137Version 1DeSantis (FL)RepublicanWithdrawn Increases the Naval Aircraft Combat Aircraft Procurement for an additional E-2D Advanced Hawkeye and decreases by the same amount to the Defense Research Sciences for Army, Navy, Air Force, and Defense Wide.Withdrawn
238Version 1Doggett (TX)DemocratExpresses the Sense of Congress that a comprehensive agreement with Iran relating to Iran’s nuclear program should substantially increase the security of the people of the United States and include significant and verifiable constraints sufficient to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon. Expresses the Sense of Congress that existing sanctions related to Iran’s other proscribed activities will continue to be strictly enforced until Iran ceases such activities.Submitted
239Version 1Doggett (TX)DemocratWithdrawn Requires that a comprehensive agreement with Iran relating to Iran’s nuclear program should substantially increase the security of the people of the United States and include significant and verifiable constraints sufficient to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon. Requires that existing sanctions related to Iran’s other proscribed activities continue to be strictly enforced until Iran ceases such activities.Withdrawn
240Version 1Duckworth (IL), Noem (SD), Coffman (CO), Tsongas (MA)Bi-PartisanExpands maternity leave for the active duty Service Members by an unpaid 6 weeks to be in line with the Family Medical Leave Act, while allowing commanders the discretion to call Service Members back to duty at any given time to maintain unit readiness.Made In Order
197Version 1Ellison (MN)DemocratProhibits funds authorized by the bill to be used to provide tear gas, small arms, light weapons, ammunition, or other items for crowd control purposes for foreign security forces that use excessive force to repress peaceful expression, association, or assembly in countries undergoing democratic transition. Submitted
198Version 2Ellison (MN)DemocratRevised States that funds authorized by the bill may be made available to the Government of Egypt only if the Secretary of State certifies that 1) Egypt has held free and fair elections and 2) does not have in its custody any American citizen being held as a political prisoner. The bill includes a presidential national security waiver.Submitted
300Version 1Ellmers (NC), Price, David (NC), Hudson (NC), McIntyre (NC)Bi-PartisanLate Prohibits any funds authorized to be appropriated by the NDAA or otherwise made available for FY15 for DoD to be used to inactivate, relocate, or otherwise disrupt the mission, personnel, or aircraft of the 440th Airlift Wing.Submitted
302Version 1Ellmers (NC)RepublicanLate Corrects the lack of timely and efficient notification of changes to TRICARE coverage by requiring the Secretary of Defense to notify all affected providers and beneficiaries of any significant change made by TRICARE via electronic means no less than 90 days before the change is to take place.Made In Order
86Version 1Engel (NY)DemocratRequires the Secretary of Defense to report on activities of the Department of Defense in regards to protecting cultural property abroad.Made In Order
113Version 1Engel (NY), Turner (OH)Bi-PartisanEstablishes the Sense of Congress that the President should take diplomatic steps to stop the transfer of a Mistral-class helicopter assault warship by France to Russia and, if necessary, the President should seek action by NATO to purchase or lease the warship.Submitted
114Version 1Engel (NY)DemocratEstablishes a U.S. policy of opposing transfers of “defense articles and services” (defined in the Arms Export Control Act) to Russia by any NATO member country, during any period when Russia occupies the territory of Ukraine or a NATO member country. Provides that if a NATO member country transfers defense articles or services to Russia contrary to U.S. policy, the U.S. would impose a “presumption of denial” for applications for transfer of U.S.-origin defense articles and services to that NATO country.Made In Order
64Version 1Esty (CT)DemocratStrengthens standards for the prompt replacement of military medals & decorations requested by veterans, current service members, and eligible family members. Requires the Secretary of Defense to ensure the following: a) that decorations are mailed within 60 days of successful verification of the service record claimed; and b) that the Secretary submit compliance reports for FY15 and FY16 measuring responsiveness to such requests.Submitted
29Version 1Farr (CA)DemocratDesignates the Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense joint outpatient clinic to be constructed in Marina, California, as the "Major General William H. Gourley VA-DOD Outpatient Clinic".Made In Order
216Version 1Fleming (LA)RepublicanExempts nursing home facilities that have entered into a contract with the VA to provide nursing home care for former members of the Armed Forces from Department of Labor wage rate determinations made under the Service Contract Act. Submitted
217Version 1Fleming (LA)RepublicanWithdrawn Prohibits the enlistment or adjustment of immigration status for an alien unlawfully present in the United States while the military is conducting involuntary separation of current service members. Withdrawn
317Version 2Fortenberry (NE)RepublicanLate Revised Requires report as to how the Department will manage its mission related to nuclear forces, deterrence, nonproliferation, and terrorism.Made In Order
252Version 2Foster (IL)DemocratRevised Requires the Institute for Defense Analyses to study the testing program of the ground based midcourse missile defense system. The Institute for Defense Analyses would be required to produce a report on the effectiveness of the testing program and recommendations for how it can be improved. Made In Order
45Version 1Franks (AZ)RepublicanIncreases the amount authorized for Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense, line 30, by $99,000,000 and decreases two other lines equaling $99,000,000.Made In Order
93Version 1Franks (AZ)RepublicanEstablishes the Sense of Congress that the United States work with regional partners and allies to develop an interagency strategy counter the vicious terror attacks perpetrated by Boko Haram.Made In Order
305Version 1Franks (AZ)RepublicanLate Allows Congress to hold hearings and take a Vote of Disapproval after any deal the Administration makes with Iran regarding their nuclear program. Submitted
40Version 1Garamendi (CA)DemocratDirects the President, DOD, and AFRICOM to expand various programs to include combatting wildlife trafficking and poaching. Made In Order
41Version 1Garamendi (CA), Quigley (IL), Moore, Gwen (WI), Ellison (MN), Murphy, Patrick (FL), Blumenauer (OR)DemocratAmends Sec 3117 to replace DOE's Study requirement with a Solicitation requirement. Requires DOE to solicit contractors in collaboration with the national security labs for proposals on MOX alternatives versus solely having an FFRDC do a study on alternatives.Submitted
132Version 1Gerlach (PA), Fattah (PA), Fudge (OH), Bachus (AL), Cotton (AR), Thompson, Bennie (MS)Bi-PartisanRecognizes the Wereth massacre of 11 African-American soldiers of the U.S. Army during the Battle of the Bulge, December 17, 1944. Made In Order
38Version 1Gibson (NY), Garamendi (CA)Bi-PartisanStates that nothing in the FY15 NDAA shall be construed as authorizing the use of force against Syria or Iran.Made In Order
85Version 1Gibson (NY)RepublicanDirects the Secretary of Defense to do a comprehensive search to determine which ships operated near Vietnam in the Vietnam Era. Requires the Secretary of Defense to report the information to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, who would then provide publicly accessible information on such data.Made In Order
195Version 1Gingrey (GA)RepublicanExpresses the Sense of Congress that active military personnel that are either live in or are stationed in Washington, DC would be exempt from existing District of Columbia firearms restrictions.Made In Order
230Version 1Gohmert (TX)RepublicanRequires the Secretary of Defense to establish either a security monitoring duty roster program that would authorize certain DoD personnel to openly carry a firearm on a military installation, or a procedure to permit qualified military personnel to openly carry a firearm on a military installation for personal protection. Ensures that commanders at all levels would have control and oversight over the authorizations.Made In Order
23Version 1Gosar (AZ)RepublicanRequires the Department to source commercial products and services through the private sector.Submitted
24Version 1Gosar (AZ)RepublicanExpresses Congress’ support for Israel’s right to self-defense against regional threats.Made In Order
25Version 1Gosar (AZ)RepublicanRescinds waiver authority with regard to future U.S. assistance to Pakistan.Submitted
26Version 1Gosar (AZ)RepublicanRequires the Secretary to produce an annual report to Congress on U.S. citizens detained by the Department.Submitted
27Version 2Gosar (AZ)RepublicanRevised Requires the Secretary to create and maintain a systems-based inventory of Department buildings, land, and other real property assets. Any potential cost that results from the creation of this database will be offset by funds from RDT&E for chemical agents and munitions destruction.Submitted
28Version 1Gosar (AZ)RepublicanRequires the Department to comply with Integrated Natural Resource Management Plans for ‘off-installation’ natural resources projects to ensure state involvement and consultation. Made In Order
222Version 1Gosar (AZ)RepublicanIncreases protections for consumers relating to voluntary disclosure of password information. Excludes consumer password information from list of tangible things required to be produced through a FISA Court order and repeals provision of law allowing government to obtain consumers' emails older than 180 days.Submitted
56Version 1Graves (MO), Duckworth (IL)Bi-PartisanEncourages federal contracts be structured in a manner that permits small businesses to compete. Raises the small business prime contracting goal from 23% to 25% and by establishing a subcontracting goal of 40% rather than relying on the administrative goal of 35.9%.Made In Order
200Version 1Graves (MO), Rahall (WV), Walz (MN), Meadows (NC), Miller, Candice (MI), Perry (PA), Barr, (KY)Bi-PartisanEstablishes the National Commission on the Future of the Army to undertake a comprehensive study of the structure of the Total Army to determine: (1) the necessary size (2) the proper force mixture of the active component and reserve component (3) missions (4) force generation policies, including assumptions behind those policies (5) and how the structure should be modified to best fulfill mission requirements in a manner consistent with available resources. Made In Order
94Version 1Grayson (FL)DemocratRequires a report on how sole source suppliers of components to the DOD procurement supply chain create vulnerabilities to military attack, terrorism, natural disaster, industrial shock, financial crises, or geopolitical crises.Submitted
95Version 1Grayson (FL)DemocratProhibits DOD 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 DOD from contracting with entities that have been notified of any delinquent Federal taxes for which the liability remains unsatisfied.Submitted
96Version 1Grayson (FL)DemocratProhibits DOD from contracting with persons convicted of fraudulent use of “Made in America” labels. Requires debarment of the offending entities (a national security waiver exception being made available to the Secretary).Made In Order
97Version 1Grayson (FL)DemocratProhibits payments of more than $1 million to a subcontractor under a non-fixed-price prime contract unless the payment is reported to the Defense Contract Audit Agency.Submitted
98Version 1Grayson (FL)DemocratRequires that cost or price to the federal government be given at least importance as technical or other criteria in evaluating competitive proposals for defense contracts.Submitted
99Version 1Grayson (FL)DemocratRequires that any individual killed in a drone strike be identified as “unknown” unless that individual can be identified by name or was wearing a recognizable military uniform.Submitted
100Version 1Grayson (FL)DemocratRequires that DOD maintain a capability for space-based nuclear detection that meets or exceeds the level of capability that DOD currently possesses.Submitted
101Version 1Grayson (FL)DemocratProhibits funds authorized by this Act from being used to “collect any information generated by a citizen of the United States while located in the United States, including telephone records, internet records, and physical location information, without probable cause of a terrorism offense or an offense within the jurisdiction of the Uniform Code of Military justice related to action or conduct by that citizen.”Submitted
102Version 1Grayson (FL)DemocratReinserts section 1032 of the introduced version, which states: “personal property retained as evidence in connection with an incident of sexual assault involving a member of the Armed Forces may be returned to the rightful owner of such property after the conclusion of all legal, adverse action, and administrative proceedings related to such incident.”Made In Order
104Version 1Grayson (FL)DemocratReinserts section 522 of the introduced version, which would provide authority for the Joint Special Operations University to award degrees (this authority has been extended to the National Intelligence University, the National Defense University, and the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center).Submitted
130Version 1Grayson (FL)DemocratUpdates the Space Protection Strategy required by the 2008 NDAA, to include the period of 2026 through 2030.Made In Order
285Version 1Grayson (FL)DemocratWithdrawn Updates the Space Protection Strategy required by the 2008 NDAA by adding the period of 2026 through 2030.Withdrawn
251Version 1Green, Al (TX)DemocratCreates a pilot program at HUD to create grants to assist low income and disabled veterans and their families. The grants received will assist with renovating or rehabilitate the primary residence of a veteran through veteran services organizations. Submitted
1Version 1Griffin (AR)RepublicanWithdrawn Amends section 571 to ensure that the victims of the attack at the Little Rock recruiting station on June 1, 2009 are awarded the Purple Heart.Withdrawn
54Version 1Griffith (VA)RepublicanGrandfathers individuals who retired under the Reserve/Honorary retiree program and were inadvertently granted certain morale, welfare, and recreation privileges after enactment of the 1991 NDAA that was supposed to eliminate these benefits.Submitted
131Version 1Griffith (VA), Ellison (MN)Bi-PartisanRequires DOD to fulfill former Sec. Gates' Efficiency Initiative relating to the number of general and flag officers by reducing approximately 33 positions through attrition by the end of 2015.Made In Order
296Version 1Hahn (CA)DemocratLate Directs DoD to inform local governments when surveillance operation is conducted by the Department of Defense in the airspace located above the area in the jurisdiction of such authority.Submitted
74Version 2Hanabusa (HI)DemocratRevised Requires the Secretary of Defense to work with military historians to determine the validity of claims of certain Filipinos that they performed military service on behalf of the United States during World War II.Submitted
149Version 1Hanabusa (HI)DemocratConsiders any vessels not homeported to be considered as homeported in the US solely for the purpose of repairs and overhauls, and strengthens the definition of “voyage repair.”Submitted
2Version 2Hanna (NY)RepublicanRevised Requires non-corporate sureties to pledge specific and secure assets as required from others providing collateral to the federal government, and requires those assets be held by a government entity to ensure payments can be made in the event they are needed.Made In Order
7Version 1Hanna (NY), Maloney, Sean (NY)Bi-PartisanAllows memorial headstone or grave markers to be made available for purchase by Guard or Reserve members who served for at least six years, at no cost to the government. Further clarifies that this does not allow for any new veteran benefits and does not authorize any new burial benefit or create any new authority for an individual to be buried in a national cemetery.Made In Order
31Version 1Hastings, Doc (WA)RepublicanPrevents further studies that involve bringing plutonium into the State of Washington at a time when the federal government isn't meeting it's existing legally enforceable defense nuclear waste cleanup commitments to the State.Made In Order
103Version 1Hastings, Doc (WA)RepublicanEnsures public access at Rattlesnake Mountain in the Hanford Reach National Monument, which is land owned by the Department of Energy's Office of Environmental Management and managed by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.Made In Order
126Version 1Hastings, Doc (WA)RepublicanRestores $20 million of the proposed cut to defense environmental cleanup.Made In Order
4Version 2Heck (NV)RepublicanRevised Clarifies that US citizens or nationals detained, captured, or arrested in the United States, or its territories, may not be transferred to the custody of the Armed Forces of the United States. Also clarifies that any citizen or national of the United States captured, detained or arrested anywhere, may not be transferred to the custody of the Armed Forces of the United States.Submitted
281Version 1Heck, Denny (WA)DemocratCreates a program that give military communities that suffer from significant traffic problems caused by base population increases to compete for $20 million in grants to improve transportation infrastructure, from building new roads to upgrading public transportation systems.Submitted
282Version 1Heck, Denny (WA)DemocratCreates a program that give military communities that suffer from significant traffic problems caused by base population increases to compete for $200 million in grants to improve transportation infrastructure, from building new roads to upgrading public transportation systems.Made In Order
283Version 1Heck, Denny (WA)DemocratProvides SCRA financial protections by allowing a letter from a commanding officer as proof of military service.Submitted
10Version 1Holt (NJ)DemocratProhibits any funds in the Act from being used to close any National Guard museum in the State of New Jersey.Submitted
11Version 1Holt (NJ)DemocratRequires the Army Surgeon General, in consultation with the Director of the National Institutes of Health and the Institute of Medicine, within one year of the enactment of this Act to submit to Congress a report on the feasibility of allowing persons with mild, pharmaceutically treatable attention deficit disorder to serve in non-combat positions in the Army.Submitted
19Version 1Holt (NJ)DemocratProhibits any public affairs officer or entity of the Department from requiring a member of the public, as a condition for the purchase or download of visual information products to 1) disclose the purpose of the intended use of such visual information products or 2) to receive permission to purchase or download such visual information products.Submitted
53Version 2Holt (NJ)DemocratRevised Requires a study of the impact of financial stress on suicide among military personnel.Submitted
231Version 1Huizenga (MI), Mulvaney (SC), Rokita (IN)RepublicanRepeals the purchase requirement on prison-made products and services, and places a competitive requirement before Federal Prison Industries is awarded a contract from DoD.Submitted
22Version 3Hunter (CA)RepublicanRevised Eexpresses the sense of Congress that the persons and organizations who carried out the attacks on the United States personnel in Benghazi, Libya on Sept 11 and 12, 2012 continue to pose a security threat to the United States and uncertainty regarding the authority of the President to use force to this end undermines his position as Commander-in-Chief. Further, it requires the President to submit a report including the identity and location of those who were involved in the attack, actions that have been taken to kill or capture them, and determination regarding whether the President has the authority to use force against the perpetrators.Made In Order
160Version 1Israel (NY), Hanna (NY)Bi-PartisanRequires a report on the progress made to establish Army National Guard Cyber Protection Teams. Made In Order
161Version 2Israel (NY), Hanna (NY)Bi-PartisanRevised Expresses the sense of Congress in support of the National Guard's role in defending the US from cyber attacks.Made In Order
162Version 1Israel (NY), King, Peter (NY)Bi-PartisanExpresses the sense of Congress in support of public-private partnerships to enhance DOD efforts on mental health care for servicemembers.Made In Order
65Version 2Jackson Lee (TX), Lee, Barbara (CA), Wilson (FL)DemocratRevised Requires a report to Congress on crimes against humanity in Nigeria committed by Boko Haram.Made In Order
66Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratWithdrawn Expresses the Sense of Congress in support of the security, meaningful inclusion, and participation in civil society and government affairs for Afghan women and girls.Withdrawn
67Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratWithdrawn Calls for increased collaboration with NIH to combat Triple Negative Breast Cancer.Withdrawn
68Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratProvides authorization for $5 million increase in funding to combat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).Submitted
186Version 3Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratRevised States that the Secretary of Defense shall conduct an assessment of the defense intelligence activities’ reliance on the contractor workforce to support government activities, including contractors performing defense intelligence activities. Submitted
135Version 1Jenkins (KS)RepublicanCreates a moratorium on the insourcing of previously contracted activities within DOD. Exceptions would be made (1) if the activity was “inherently governmental”, and thereby should never have been contracted out in the first place; and (2) if DOD would employ a “reverse A-76” to itemize specific costs saved to the taxpayer should the DOD be able to perform the commercial activity more efficiently for the taxpayer.Made In Order
52Version 1Johnson, Hank (GA)DemocratPrevents the establishment of permanent U.S. Military bases in Afghanistan. Made In Order
265Version 1Johnson, Hank (GA)DemocratClaifies that nothing in the bill constitutes an Authorization for the Use of Military Force Against Iran or Syria. Submitted
266Version 1Johnson, Hank (GA)DemocratRquires a report on contingency planning for the relocation of the United States naval Forces Central Command and the United States Fifth Fleet from Bahrain due to rising violence and instability in the country. Submitted
18Version 1Jones (NC)RepublicanExpresses a sense of Congress on the use of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy to treat traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder.Made In Order
293Version 1Keating (MA)DemocratLate Provides recognition for the survivors of members of the Armed Forces who have died while serving on certain active or reserve duty. Expands the availability of the Gold Star Installation Access Card for these survivors and access to commissary store, exchange store and MWR facility benefits to the parents of deceased members of the Armed Forces. Submitted
30Version 1Kelly (PA)RepublicanProhibits funds from being used to implement the UN Arms Trade Treaty unless the treaty has received the advice and consent of the Senate and has been the subject of implementing legislation by the Congress.Made In Order
219Version 3Kelly, Robin (IL)DemocratRevised Requires a report, not later than 90 days of the enactment, the Secretary of Defense in consultation with Secretary of State shall submit a report to Congress on the efforts to assist in the search and rescue of the young women who were abducted from the Government Secondary School in Chibok, Nigeria by Boko Haram.Made In Order
272Version 1Kelly (PA)RepublicanExpresses the Sense of Congress in opposition to France's impending sale of two Mistral class warships to Russia.Made In Order
241Version 1Kildee (MI)DemocratRequires that before make a loan, lenders must provide service members with an amortization table showing the true cost of the loan over time as well as a form where the service member acknowledges there may be other unique lower cost financing options available as a member of the military, including through military relief societies.Submitted
242Version 1Kildee (MI)DemocratClarifies that civilian volunteers who assist the DoD with humanitarian and disaster relief missions, for example civilian doctors following the earthquake in Haiti, may travel on DoD assets if space is available.Submitted
243Version 1Kildee (MI)DemocratAllocates $10 million to develop additional financial literacy training programs for incoming and transitioning service members, which would be funded by offsetting the $15.1 billion shipbuilding account and a $902.2 million nuclear weapons refurbishment account.Made In Order
244Version 1Kildee (MI)DemocratAllocates $20 million for a private study to identify challenges confronting the DoD’s care of wounded warriors and offer recommendations to improve it, which would be funded by offsetting the $15.1 billion shipbuilding account and a $902.2 million nuclear weapons refurbishment account.Made In Order
314Version 1Kildee (MI)DemocratLate Establishes the Sense of the Congress that it is a Member of Congress’s duty to care for and represent their constituents and when a Congressional office inquiries into the care and treatment of a wounded service member or veteran, the VA or the DoD shall not in any way seek to harass or dissuade such service member or veteran from seeking Congressional assistance.Submitted
70Version 2Kilmer (WA), Forbes (VA)Bi-PartisanRevised Reauthorizes overtime for navy civilian employees who perform nuclear maintenance for the forward deployed aircraft carrier in Japan for one year.Made In Order
71Version 1Kilmer (WA), Miller, Jeff (FL)Bi-PartisanCreates a voluntary pilot program within the Department of Defense to provide additional consideration for companies that hire and maintain military veterans when awarding government contracts. Submitted
73Version 1Kilmer (WA), Cole (OK)Bi-PartisanProhibits non-disciplinary furloughs of a DOD civilian employee whose performance is charged to a working capital fund, unless 1) there are inadequate working funds to support the workforce or 2) the Secretary certifies that none of the work that would have been performed by those furloughed would be shifted to other DOD civilian employees, contractors, or members of the Armed Forces.Made In Order
47Version 1LaMalfa (CA), Huffman (CA), Garamendi (CA)Bi-PartisanClarifies jurisdictional confusion between VA field offices when cases are brokered out from the office of origination, ensuring that VA offices may continue to update congressional staff on constituents’ cases.Made In Order
60Version 2Lamborn (CO)RepublicanRevised Limits funding for certain exchanges with Russia until the President certifies that all appropriate individuals have been listed under the Magnitsky Act. Requires an unclassified intelligence assessment of the corruption of senior Russian leaders.Made In Order
61Version 1Lamborn (CO)RepublicanLimits the use of funds for implementing the New START treaty until certification that the Russian Federation is respecting Ukrainian sovereignty and is no longer violating the INF or CFE treaties.Made In Order
62Version 2Lamborn (CO)RepublicanRevised Modifies some authorities for the Air Force Academy Athletic Cooperation to bring them in line with similar authorities previously provided to the Naval Academy Athletic Association.Made In Order
63Version 1Lamborn (CO)RepublicanAdds a Sense of Congress establishing that national security is the top priority for the federal government and should be the top priority for the use of public lands.Made In Order
275Version 1Lamborn (CO)RepublicanRequires the Department of Defense to establish a plan with the Afghan government for reimbursing contractors for illegal taxes.Made In Order
276Version 1Lamborn (CO), Forbes (VA), Fleming (LA)RepublicanRequires the Department of Defense and the U.S. Air Force to revise their current regulations on religious freedom.Made In Order
288Version 1Langevin (RI), Davis, Susan (CA)DemocratRequires National Institute of Mental Health to study of risk and resiliency of United States Special Operations Forces and effectiveness of Preservation of the Force and Families Program.Made In Order
289Version 1Langevin (RI)DemocratEstablishes a National Office for Cyberspace (NOC) within the Executive Office of the President to coordinate and oversee the security of agency information systems and infrastructure, and provides that this office will have budgetary oversight powers that are backed by financial pay-for-performance authorities, while remaining accountable to Congress.Submitted
290Version 1Langevin (RI)DemocratEstablishes a National Office for Cyberspace (NOC) within the Executive Office of the President to coordinate and oversee the security of agency information systems and infrastructure, increases coordination of DoD and DHS cyber efforts, closes gaps in authorities to protect critical infrastructure, implements automated and continuous monitoring of agency networks, and requires more secure federal acquisition practices.Submitted
191Version 2Larsen, Rick (WA)DemocratRevised Requires the creation of an interagency plan for verification and monitoring relating to the potential proliferation of nuclear weapons and fissile material. Made In Order
143Version 1Larson, John (CT), Rooney (FL)Bi-PartisanEnsures access to behavioral health treatment, including applied behavior analysis, under TRICARE for children with developmental disabilities, when prescribed by a physician or psychologist.Made In Order
225Version 1Latta (OH), Campbell (CA), Schiff (CA), Michaud (ME)Bi-PartisanRecognizes the 70th Anniversary of the D-Day landings on the beaches of Normandy, France.Made In Order
169Version 1Lee, Barbara (CA), Broun (GA), Slaughter (NY), Yoho (FL), Garamendi (CA), Jones (NC)Bi-PartisanRequires a report on operations pursuant to the 2001 AUMF, gives Congress the opportunity to review those activities and repeals the authority for AUMF activities not specifically reauthorized.Submitted
170Version 1Lee, Barbara (CA), Jones (NC), Smith, Adam (WA), Amash (MI)Bi-PartisanRepeals the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002. Submitted
235Version 1Lewis, John (GA)DemocratDirector of the Bureau of Economic Analysis -- to post to cost of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq to each American taxpayer on the Department of Defense’s website.Made In Order
228Version 2Lofgren (CA), Holt (NJ), Collins, Doug (GA)Bi-PartisanRevised Prevents the funding of any intelligence agency, intelligence program, or intelligence related activity that mandates or requests that a device manufacturer, software developer, or standards organization build in a backdoor to circumvent the encryption or privacy protections of its products, unless there is statutory authority to make such a mandate or request.Submitted
229Version 2Lofgren (CA), Massie (KY), Amash (MI), Polis (CO)Bi-PartisanRevised Prohibits the use of funds for searching for the communications of U.S. persons collected under section 702 of FISA in a manner inconsistent with the probable cause requirements of the rest of Title VII regarding U.S. persons or the Fourth Amendment.Submitted
255Version 1Lujan (NM)DemocratAuthorizes Directors of National Laboratories to waive indirect costs for research and development grants from Foundations or non-profit organizations up to a total not to exceed one half of one percent of the total budget of the National Laboratory for which the director is head. Requires that the director to determine that the research and development supported pursuant to this grant exercises capabilities that support the science, technology, energy, environmental, or national security mission of the Department of Energy or the National Nuclear Security Administration.Made In Order
196Version 2Lummis (WY)RepublicanRevised Prohibits the Air Force from terminating any C-130 Air National Guard active associate units until 120 days after the required report on the recommendations of the National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force is submitted to Congress.Submitted
199Version 1Lummis (WY)RepublicanProhibits the indefinite detention of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents without charge or trial.Submitted
48Version 1Lynch (MA), Boustany (LA)Bi-PartisanCalls for the observation of two minutes of silence on Veterans Day in honor of the service and sacrifice of veterans throughout the history of the United States. Made In Order
175Version 1Maloney, Sean (NY)DemocratRequires a GAO study on security implications of shipping crude oil by rail within mile of a military academySubmitted
176Version 1Maloney, Sean (NY)DemocratRequires the Secretary of Defense to submit to Congress an impact statement on US businesses should the Buy American Act be waived as a result of the US-Korea Free Trade Agreement.Submitted
177Version 1Maloney, Sean (NY)DemocratProhibits the Secretary of Defense from waiving the Buy American Act with regard to the US-Korea Free Trade Agreement if the product being procured is cable or wire that is set at artificially low prices by a foreign competitor.Submitted
178Version 1Maloney, Sean (NY)DemocratProhibits funds in this Act from being used to award a utility privatization contract at the US Military Academy at West Point.Submitted
179Version 1Maloney, Sean (NY)DemocratIncreases the authorization for Impact Aid by one additional year.Made In Order
180Version 1Maloney, Sean (NY)DemocratWithdrawn Strikes language from the provisions on impact aid. Withdrawn
322Version 1Maloney, Carolyn (NY)DemocratLate Requires a GAO report on how direct and indirect suppliers to the Department of Defense procurement supply chain combat forced labor, slavery, trafficking in persons, or the worst forms of child labor. Submitted
146Version 1McCaul (TX)RepublicanRequires the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, and the Department of Justice to maintain the capability to share cyber threat information to each respective agency in real time. Submitted
112Version 2McGovern (MA), Jones (NC), Garamendi (CA), Lee, Barbara (CA), Smith, Adam (WA)Bi-PartisanRevised Completes transition of US combat and military and security operations to Afghan government. Requirements to continue deployment of US troops in Afghanistan after Dec. 31, 2014, based on President's determination and Congressional vote on such a determination.Submitted
20Version 1McKinley (WV), Napolitano (CA)Bi-PartisanIncreases the National Guard Youth Challenge Program under Civil Military Programs by $55 million and decrease by the same amount the Office of the Secretary of Defense- Operations and Maintenance.Made In Order
21Version 2McKinley (WV)RepublicanRevised Ensures that DOD hiring practices of defense contractor employees are in good faith especially when the employee is working on-site or directly with the DOD.Submitted
59Version 1McKinley (WV)RepublicanRequires the Secretary of Defense to establish an electronic tour calculator so that reservists could keep track of aggregated active duty tours of 90 days or more served within a fiscal year. For each active duty tour totaling 90 days served ‘inside’ a FY, a reservist who subsequently qualifies for a reserve retirement (at age 60) may credit such tours towards early retirement - the language would require DoD to produce a tour calculator so that reservists can keep track of what ‘counts’ and what doesn’t. Made In Order
145Version 1McKinley (WV)RepublicanProhibits funds for this Administration to conduct it's anti-fossil fuel climate change agenda, which includes the National Climate Assessment, the IPCC report, the UN's Agenda 21, and the Social Cost of Carbon.Made In Order
150Version 1McMorris Rodgers (WA), Bishop, Sanford (GA)Bi-PartisanDirects the Secretary of Defense to submit a report to Congress evaluating the progress of the Military Spouse Employment Program (MSEP) in reducing military spouse unemployment, reducing the wage gap between military spouses and their civilian counterparts, and addressing the underemployment of military spouses.Made In Order
224Version 2McNerney (CA)DemocratRevised Directs the DoD Secretary to consider how employment agencies will work with state and county VA offices and state National Guard offices when establishing requirements for a new employment pilot program for recently separated service members. Made In Order
298Version 1McNerney (CA)DemocratLate Increases hostile fire pay for one year and offsets the increase with unobligated funds at the Department of Defense.Submitted
249Version 1Meng (NY)DemocratMakes the Republic of Korea eligible for the license exception for encryption commodities, software and technology under the Export Administration Regulations (the “License Exception ENC list”).Submitted
250Version 1Meng (NY), Walberg (MI)Bi-PartisanRequires GAO to conduct a study on the effects of the Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative on small businesses. An agency’s justification of a strategic sourcing solicitation shall be published prior to the issuance of a solicitation.Made In Order
313Version 1Meng (NY)DemocratLate Requires a regional office to carry out certain steps if it doesn't meet the 125 day goal of backlog claims; and requires the Under Secretary for Benefits to explain how the failure of the regional office to meet the goal affected the performance evaluation of the director of the regional office. Made In Order
291Version 2Miller, Jeff (FL)RepublicanLate Revised Prohibits the use of funds for the Navy’s permitting activities under the Sunken Military Craft Act for one year.Made In Order
292Version 1Miller, Jeff (FL), Davis, Susan (CA), Rooney (FL), Cotton (AR), Pearce (NM)Bi-PartisanLate Directs Secretary of Defense to offer active duty servicemembers the opportunity to annually update voter registration information, register to vote, or request absentee ballots through an online system. Extends the guarantee of residency for voting purposes to dependents of absent servicemembers. Submitted
269Version 1Mulvaney (SC)RepublicanMaximizes competition in design-build contracts. Made In Order
307Version 3Mulvaney (SC), Murphy, Patrick (FL)Bi-PartisanLate Revised Codifies criteria developed by OMB in 2010 to clarify when military spending should be designated as contingency operations and properly be part of the Overseas Contingency Operation budget. Made In Order
82Version 1Murphy, Patrick (FL)DemocratImproves DOD mental health and suicide prevention programs by coordination with VA and integration of care through an annual evaluation by an independent third party. Made In Order
311Version 1Murphy, Tim (PA)RepublicanLate Requires the Pentagon to produce to Congress a cost-benefit analysis on the decision to eliminate certain civil engineering units.Submitted
163Version 1Negrete McLeod (CA)DemocratAdds an additional item to Section 714, Paragraph (B) on page 183 of HR 4435, which requires that the Review of Military Health System Modernization Study include reviewing the availability of gender-specific care. Submitted
301Version 2Nolan (MN)DemocratLate Revised Provides auditing and inspecting guidelines for new construction projects in Afghanistan in excess of $500,000 that cannot be physically inspected by authorized civilian personnel.Made In Order
319Version 1Norton (DC)DemocratLate Withdrawn Strikes section 2842, which would permit the Secretary of the Army to convey 13.25 acres of the former Walter Reed Medical Center in the District of Columbia to Children's National Medical Center.Withdrawn
237Version 2Nugent (FL)RepublicanRevised Provides statutory authority to implement the Secretary of Defense’s recommendations to reorganize the personnel accounting community of the department. This amendment will reduce duplication of effort between the existing Defense Prisoner of War/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO) and the Joint Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Accounting Command (JPAC).Made In Order
156Version 1Nunes (CA)RepublicanContinues the use of Lajes Field (Air Force Base) in the Azores, Portugal until the completion of the European Infrastructure Consolidation Assessment and adds additional study requirement to the Assessment that will consolidate forces and reduce the deficit.Made In Order
168Version 1O'Rourke (TX)DemocratRequires DoD to provide a comprehensive physical examination to all Service Members of the Active, Guard, and Reserve components who are separating from military service and provide separating Service Members with a copy of their complete medical records electronically.Submitted
232Version 2Palazzo (MS)RepublicanRevised Expresses the concerns of congress as it relates to tactical airlift following the withdrawal of combat forces from Afghanistan and requires a report on the 5 year plan for tactical airlift laydown prior to any permanent force structure changes of tactical airlift.Made In Order
80Version 1Pascrell (NJ)DemocratDirects the peer-reviewed Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury Research Program to conduct a study on blast injury and its correlation to traumatic brain injury.Made In Order
81Version 1Pascrell (NJ)DemocratDirects Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center to enter into a public-private partnership to create a national online resource accessible to civilian and military traumatic brain injury survivors that offers information and resources about preventing, treating and living with traumatic brain injury.Submitted
134Version 1Peters, Scott (CA)DemocratEnsures that DOD non-appropriated funds positions are afforded the same cost-comparison review before those positions are converted to contract positions, as with other DOD civilian positions. Submitted
51Version 1Pierluisi (PR)DemocratModifies a statutory prohibition on federally-funded environmental cleanup of certain property on the island of Culebra, Puerto Rico to enable DoD to remove unexploded ordnance resulting from former DoD training activities and posing a public safety risk.Made In Order
189Version 1Pitts (PA), Lee, Barbara (CA)Bi-PartisanRequires an annual report by the President on targeted lethal force by remotely-piloted aircraft and to further targeted lethal force transparency. Submitted
90Version 1Poe (TX)RepublicanRequires the Secretary of Defense to provide for the conduct of an independent assessment of U.S. efforts to disrupt, dismantle, and defeat al-Qaeda, including its affiliates groups, associated groups, and adherents since May 2, 2011Made In Order
91Version 1Poe (TX)RepublicanRequires the Secretary of Defense to report to congress in written form, a comprehensive counterterrorism strategy to disrupt, dismantle, and defeat al-Qaeda, its affiliated groups, associated groups, and adherents.Submitted
92Version 2Poe (TX)RepublicanRevised Allows members of MEK to resettle in the United States by removing them from the Tier III terrorist organization listSubmitted
138Version 1Poe (TX)RepublicanEstablish the Sense of Congress urging the Secretary of Defense to make a reasonable effort to make certain military equipment returning from abroad (that he determines to be excess) available to State, Federal, and local law enforcement agencies for the purpose of strengthening border security along the international border between the United States and Mexico. Made In Order
277Version 1Polis (CO), Blumenauer (OR)DemocratProhibits funds from being used for the Navy to carry out the refueling and complex overhaul of the U.S.S. George Washington and strikes $483,600,00 in funding for that purpose; states that the amount reduced shall not be used for any purpose other than deficit reduction.Made In Order
278Version 1Polis (CO), Nadler (NY)DemocratUrges the Secretary of Defense to conduct successful operationally realistic tests before purchasing additional ground-based missile defense interceptors.Made In Order
279Version 1Polis (CO)DemocratReduces unrequested funding by $120,000, 000 for the Abrams Upgrade Program and states that the amounts reduced shall not be used for any purpose other than deficit reduction.Submitted
187Version 1Pompeo (KS), Carney (DE)Bi-PartisanRequires the Director of National Intelligence to certify that the recommendations of the report required under Section 933 of the FY 2014 NDAA are consistent with the cyber operations capability needs of the United States before implementing any changes recommended by the study.Made In Order
78Version 1Posey (FL), Nugent (FL)RepublicanAllows the Department of Defense, at the discretion of the Secretary, to transport goods supplied by nonprofit organizations to members of the Armed Forces serving overseas, as they have been authorized to do for foreign nationals since 1985.Made In Order
123Version 1Posey (FL), Miller, Jeff (FL)RepublicanEstablishes the Sense of Congress that the Air Force should assess feasibility, costs, savings, and readiness implications of utilizing contractor-owned and operated very light jet aircraft for interim flight instruction until permanent replacement enters service. Made In Order
147Version 1Quigley (IL), Garamendi (CA)DemocratDirects GAO to conduct an analysis of the justification and rationale for maintaining the nuclear triad, and to identify any excess that may result in cost savings.Submitted
39Version 2Rahall (WV)DemocratRevised Directs the Department of Defense to provide members of the Reserve Component, at their request, with an end-of-service physical within 90 days of separation from the Armed Forces, along with a copy of their record from the physical.Submitted
171Version 1Rigell (VA), Wilson, Joe (SC), Fleming (LA), Mulvaney (SC), LaMalfa (CA)RepublicanWithdrawn Establishes an eighth exemption to the Service Contract Act of 1965 for military exchanges and military Morale, Welfare and Recreation activities to protect jobs. Withdrawn
172Version 2Rigell (VA)RepublicanRevised Authorizes the DOD and NASA to execute an agreement for environmental cleanup attributable to the activities of DOD at the time the property was utilized by the Navy in the area constituting the former Naval Air Station Chincoteague, Virginia. Made In Order
173Version 1Rigell (VA)RepublicanReaffirms Congress' constitutional war powers by clearly stating that nothing in this Act shall be construed to authorize any use of military force. Made In Order
136Version 1Rogers, Mike (AL)RepublicanEstablishes the Sense of Congress that Ukraine should close off its defense industries that currently provide critical capability to Russia for its nuclear forces. Made In Order
212Version 1Rogers, Mike (AL)RepublicanRequires the Secretary of Defense and the Director of National Intelligence to provide a notification if telecommunications companies with close ties to foreign governments are determined to have access to (or attempting to have access to) critical infrastructure of US military or intelligence facilities. Made In Order
213Version 2Rogers, Mike (AL)RepublicanRevised Provides the Secretary of the Air Force the authority to enter into contracts for life-of-type procurements for commercial off-the-shelf parts for the intercontinental ballistic missile fuze.Made In Order
214Version 1Rogers, Mike (AL)RepublicanModifies an existing statutory reporting requirement to require certain officials to report on their ability to meet operational availability requirements for delivery platforms for nuclear weapons. Made In Order
215Version 2Rogers, Mike (AL)RepublicanRevised Requires the Commander of U.S. Strategic Command to provide copied of the prior year’s Strategic Advisory Group reports to the congressional defense committees 30 days after the budget has been submitted. Made In Order
268Version 1Rogers, Mike (AL)RepublicanRemoves defense contractors ability to strike and bring them more in line with civilian federal workers. Submitted
105Version 1Rohrabacher (CA)RepublicanConditions all funds to Pakistan on the release of Dr. Shakil Afridi.Submitted
106Version 1Rohrabacher (CA)RepublicanExpands the certification requirement on reimbursements to Pakistan to include human rights concerns.Made In Order
107Version 2Rohrabacher (CA)RepublicanRevised Expresses a sense of the Congress that Dr. Shakil Afridi is an international hero and is owed a debt of gratitude for helping to find Osama bin Laden.Made In Order
108Version 1Rohrabacher (CA)RepublicanAuthorizes no less than $5 million to carry out the research, development, test, and evaluation of an aerial wildfire-fighting container delivery system and requires that these activities be carried out using competitive procedures.Submitted
109Version 1Rohrabacher (CA)RepublicanDirects the Secretary of Defense to carry out a study on the impediments to deploying electricity-producing non-light water small modular nuclear reactors on military installations and naval vessels.Submitted
110Version 2Rohrabacher (CA)RepublicanRevised Expresses the sense of Congress that the President should promote greater naval cooperation and maritime interoperability between the United States and democratic countries that are threatened by aggression from the Chinese Communist Party or the People's Republic of China.Submitted
111Version 1Rohrabacher (CA)RepublicanExpresses the Sense of the Congress that the excess defense articles program provides valuable capabilities to many countries, especially those facing threats from violent radical Islamic extremists, and states that the Department of Defense should encourage Uzbekistan and India to fully participate in Department of Defense initiatives to disperse excess defense articles.Submitted
245Version 1Ros-Lehtinen (FL)RepublicanAuthorizes the Secretary of Defense to deploy assets, personnel and resources to the Joint Interagency Task Force South, in coordination with SOUTHCOM, to combat transnational criminal organization and drug trafficking. Made In Order
246Version 1Ros-Lehtinen (FL)RepublicanEstablishes that it shall be the policy of the United States to undertake a whole-of-government approach to bolster regional cooperation with countries throughout the Western Hemisphere to counter narcotics trafficking and illicit activities.Made In Order
5Version 2Roskam (IL), Walorski (IN)RepublicanRevised Requires the President to submit to the appropriate committees every 180 days a report that identifies that the United States has taken all necessary steps to ensure that Israel possesses and maintains an independent capability to remove existential threats to its security and defend its vital national interests. Made In Order
190Version 1Roskam (IL)RepublicanWithdrawn Provides for up to 15,000 professional EB-4 visas to Korean nationals. Qualified applicants must have specialized education and employment and employers must certify applicants will not take jobs American workers could fill.Withdrawn
121Version 1Ross (FL)RepublicanProhibits the Department of Defense from using taxpayer funds to provide additional or upgraded recreational facilities for detainees at U.S. Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.Made In Order
122Version 1Ross (FL)RepublicanProhibits the Department of Defense from using funds to close commissary stores. Made In Order
318Version 1Rothfus (PA)RepublicanLate Places certain limits on the availability of funds for the Ejection Seat Reliability Improvement Program.Submitted
144Version 1Royce (CA)RepublicanWithdrawn Authorizes the use of military force against those organizations and individuals responsible for the September 11-12, 2012 terrorist attacks against United States facilities in Benghazi, Libya.Withdrawn
8Version 1Runyan (NJ)RepublicanWithdrawn States that whenever 2 or more bases are formed into a DOD Joint Installation, if there are different locality pay areas, then all installation wage grade employees will be paid at the higher locality pay area rate. Applies to both current and future Joint Military Installations.Withdrawn
9Version 1Runyan (NJ)RepublicanStates that whenever 2 or more bases are formed into a DOD Joint Installation, if there are different locality pay areas, then all installation wage grade employees will be paid at the higher locality pay area rate. This amendment applies to any DOD Joint Installation created as a result of the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Round.Made In Order
312Version 1Runyan (NJ)RepublicanLate Withdrawn Directive report language requiring DOD and OPM to provide a briefing to HASC on any impacts that wage grade pay parity discrepancies may have on recruiting and retention at joint military installations and any plans to address these issues.Withdrawn
84Version 1Sablan (MP)DemocratBroadens the geographical scope of the existing authorization relating to Saipan for the construction of a maintenance facility, a hazardous cargo pad,or an airport storage facility so that funding would be immediately available for either of the alternative locations now under consideration.Made In Order
157Version 1Sanchez, Loretta (CA)DemocratGives DOD authority to transfer funds to nuclear nonproliferation, not only to weapons activities and naval reactors. Currently, the bill language limits fund transfers to only weapons activities and naval reactors.Made In Order
158Version 1Sanchez, Loretta (CA), Larsen, Rick (WA)DemocratRequires a certification that the cost of sustaining and forward-deploying nuclear weapons will be shared by NATO members, and not just paid by the United StatesSubmitted
159Version 2Sanchez, Loretta (CA)DemocratRevised Requires a report on what steps the Department is taking to ensure military personnel and their families have access to reproductive counseling and treatments for infertility, including in vitro fertilization.Made In Order
259Version 2Snchez, Linda (CA)DemocratRevised Facilitates the transfer of a portion of the U.S. Air Force Norwalk Defense Fuel Supply Point, also known as the Norwalk Tank Farm, to the City of Norwalk. If enacted, it would allow 15 acres of the 51 acre area to be designated for public purposes and transferred to the City of Norwalk.Made In Order
262Version 1Schiff (CA), Garamendi (CA)DemocratSunsets the 2001 AUMF effective 12 months from date of enactment of the bill. Made In Order
306Version 1Schiff (CA)DemocratLate Establishes the Sense of Congress amendment endorsing the inclusion on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial of the 74 sailors lost aboard the USS Frank E. Evans in 1969.Made In Order
294Version 1Schneider (IL)DemocratLate Provides that none of the funds authorized by this act may be used to award a contract to a company unless that company has explicit non-discrimination policies covering sexual orientation and gender identity.Submitted
166Version 1Schrader (OR)DemocratEstablishes a program to provide improved access to Federal contract opportunities for early stage small business concerns, defined as a small business concern that has not more than 15 employees; and has average annual receipts that total not more than $1,000,000. Disallows any contracts awarded under this program if its value is less than $3,000 or less than half the upper threshold of section 15(j)(1) of the Small Business Act. Submitted
167Version 1Schrader (OR)DemocratAdds findings on the National Guard’s and Reserve’s importance and a sense of Congress expressing a desire for the SECDEF to implement the Reserve Forces Policy Board’s recommendations and conduct a further study to make recommendations on what missions and force structure would be strategically sound and cost-effective to transfer to the National Guard.Submitted
299Version 1Schweikert (AZ)RepublicanLate Directs the Director of TARDEC to provide a report back to the Congressional Defense Committees addressing thermal injury prevention needs to improve occupant centric survivability systems for combat and tactical vehicles against over matching ballistic threats.Made In Order
203Version 1Sessions (TX)RepublicanAllows the Secretary of the Army to implement previously approved engineering change proposals on OH-58D Kiowa Helicopters in a manner that ensures the safety and survivability of the crews. Made In Order
315Version 1Shimkus (IL)RepublicanLate Honors the victims of the Russian Soviet and Nazi regimes and supports the designation of a "Black Ribbon Day".Made In Order
320Version 1Shimkus (IL)RepublicanLate Delays relinquishment or agreeing to any proposal relating to the relinquishment of the responsibility of NTIA over Internet domain name system functions by the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information until GAO submits a report to Congress on the role of the NTIA with respect to the Internet domain name system.Made In Order
3Version 2Smith, Adam (WA)DemocratRevised Strikes the restrictions on Cruisers and Dock Landing Ships and authorizes the Navy to execute their Phased Modernization plan.Submitted
55Version 2Smith, Adam (WA)DemocratRevised Authorizes a Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) round for 2017 to ensure a transparent, deliberative, and independent process for considering realignment or closures of military installations. The amendment contains a number of reforms that seek to address lessons learned from the 2005 BRAC round and ensure the Department of Defense is able to realize budget savings and efficiencies.Submitted
89Version 1Smith, Adam (WA), Broun (GA)Bi-PartisanAmends section 1021 of the FY 12 NDAA to eliminate indefinite military detention of any person detained under AUMF authority in the United States, it territories, or possessions, by providing for immediate transfer to trial and proceedings by a court established under Article III of the U.S. Constitution or by an appropriate state court. Strikes section 1022 of the same Act, which provides for mandatory military custody of covered parties.Made In Order
120Version 1Smith, Adam (WA)DemocratProvides the Secretary of the Army the authority to move the remains of member of the armed forces who has no known next of kin and is buried in an Army National Military Cemetery to another Army National Cemetery, or, with the concurrence of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, from the National Cemetery System to an Army National Military CemeteryMade In Order
226Version 1Smith, Adam (WA), Moran, James (VA), Nadler (NY)DemocratProvides a framework for closure of the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, by December 31, 2016.Made In Order
181Version 1Speier (CA), Coffman (CO), Gabbard (HI), Benishek (MI), Jones (NC), Duckworth (IL), Enyart (IL)Bi-PartisanGives the authority of whether to prosecute a sexual assault-related offense to the Chief Prosecutor of the respective service and requires that an O-6 JAG or higher convenes the court-martial.Submitted
182Version 2Speier (CA)DemocratRevised Requires the public release of any IG reports that find misconduct for senior executive service (SES) officials, political appointees, and general and flag officers that rank O-6 or higher level.Made In Order
183Version 1Speier (CA)DemocratAllows women-owned small businesses to receive sole-source contracts under the same terms as other small business contracting programs and accelerates the disparity study to assess industries in the women-owned small business procurement program.Made In Order
184Version 1Speier (CA)DemocratDirects the Secretary of Defense to implement the recommendations of the Interagency Breast Cancer and Environmental Research Coordinating Committee to prioritize prevention and increase the study of chemical and physical factors in breast cancer.Made In Order
185Version 1Speier (CA)DemocratAllows a claim to be brought against the Department of Defense for damages or other appropriate relief for any act or omission related to or arising out of assaultive conduct, or failure to prevent or properly investigate or prosecute such conduct--assaultive conduct includes sexual assault or harassment, domestic violence, assault and battery, intentional infliction of emotional distress, false imprisonment, or discrimination or negligent hiring, supervision, promotion, or retention.Submitted
287Version 1Swalwell (CA), Meehan (PA)Bi-PartisanRequires the Department of Defense to allow military musical units to accept assistance from private entities for the benefit of said units. Made In Order
12Version 1Takano (CA)DemocratRequires a GAO report on the use of and student outcomes associated with military tuition assistance. The report is to include data and analysis of the frequency, distribution of usage, and student outcome metrics across different types of schools, programs, and degrees; a comparison of schools receiving a large amount of military tuition assistance to those that do not; and a separate analysis of the use of military tuition assistance among guardsmen and reservists.Submitted
13Version 1Takano (CA), Grijalva (AZ)DemocratProhibits postsecondary educational institutions from using revenues derived from Military Tuition Assistance funds for advertising, marketing, and recruitment activities. Submitted
14Version 1Takano (CA)DemocratMandates that proprietary career education institutions meet certain requirements in order to be eligible to receive Military Tuition Assistance, ensuring that such funds are well spent and lead to employment for servicemembers and veterans. Submitted
280Version 1Takano (CA)DemocratRequires the Secretary of Defense to report to Congress, no later than 30 days after enactment of this law, on the barriers to implementing audit reporting requirements and recommendations to ensure reporting deadlines are met.Made In Order
148Version 1Thompson, Glenn (PA), Ryan, Tim (OH)Bi-PartisanRequires a baseline mental health assessment before any individual joins the military, in order to bring mental health to parity with physical health during recruitment screenings. Ensures it cannot be used during promotion or assignment consideration, and requires a report with recommendations from NIMH and other relevant experts identifying best practices for the assessment.Made In Order
223Version 1Thompson, Mike (CA)DemocratAdds American Flags to the list of items covered by the Berry Amendment. Made In Order
42Version 2Tonko (NY), Garamendi (CA)DemocratRevised Requires the Secretary of the Army to send notification to individuals who were stationed at Fort McClellan, Alabama that they may have been exposed to toxic contaminants. This notification would include a survey developed by the ATSDR to voluntarily request health data that may be useful in further scientific studies to determine the potentially adverse health impacts of exposure to toxic contaminants at Fort McClellan.Submitted
43Version 1Tonko (NY)DemocratAllows the Department of Defense to pay for one stopover flight en route to a final destination if requested when transporting the remains of fallen service members.Submitted
44Version 1Tonko (NY)DemocratLimits the cost of contractor compensation to no more than the rate payable to the Vice President (currently $230,700).Submitted
133Version 1Tsongas (MA), Keating (MA), Bustos (IL), Roby (AL)Bi-PartisanEstablish the Sense of Congress that women should be included in conflict resolution and a statement of United States policy that the United States supports efforts promoting the security of Afghan women and girls during the transition process and requires a DoD report on efforts to support the security of Afghan women and girls. Made In Order
16Version 2Turner (OH)RepublicanRevised Limits availability of funds for removal or consolidation of dual-capable aircraft from Europe.Made In Order
50Version 1Turner (OH), Lamborn (CO), Kinzinger (IL), Keating (MA), Engel (NY)Bi-PartisanExpresses a sense of Congress recognizing the importance of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) as well as ongoing enlargement initiatives. Expresses the United States’ continued support for our European allies.Made In Order
83Version 1Turner (OH)Republicanclarifies that the memorandum of understanding extends to those additional test ranges not initially selected by the Administration if such range enters into a partnership or agreement with a selected test range.Made In Order
75Version 1Vargas (CA)DemocratRequires the Secretary of Defense to conduct a comparative financial analysis, including expected cost savings, of West Coast homebasing options for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter and prohibits the implementation of a homebasing final decision until the required analysis has been completed.Submitted
152Version 1Velzquez (NY)DemocratRequires each branch of the military to develop an anonymous phone tip-line for reporting incidents of hazing.Made In Order
153Version 1Velzquez (NY)DemocratCreates the Military Hazing Prevention Oversight Panel to monitor and make recommendations to improve the military’s anti-hazing policies.Submitted
154Version 1Velzquez (NY)DemocratRequires each branch of the military to develop and implement an expedited procedure to transfer a service member who has been the victim of hazing to another unit.Submitted
139Version 1Walberg (MI)RepublicanRequires the Department to implement a pilot program to provide certain contact information for separating service members to state veterans affairs departments.Made In Order
284Version 1Walberg (MI), Cohen (TN)Bi-PartisanProhibits any new funds for the Afghanistan Infrastructure Fund until previously appropriated funds have been fully expended. Made In Order
258Version 1Walorski (IN)RepublicanProhibits the Secretary of Defense from using any funds authorized to the department for the transfer or release of Guantanamo detainees to Yemen.Made In Order
140Version 1Walz (MN)DemocratRequires the Secretary of Defense to conduct an audit of the Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy office of the Department of Defense by the end of 2016 and expresses the Sense of Congress that a full audit of the entire Department of Defense should be completed by the end of 2017.Made In Order
141Version 1Walz (MN), Price, David (NC)DemocratDirects the Secretary of Defense to expeditiously review and, if necessary, correct over 30,000 personality and adjustment disorder discharges that occurred between 2001 and now.Submitted
142Version 1Walz (MN)DemocratProvides a tiered hiring preference point system to assist members of the reserve components, who do not qualify for veterans’ preference, to obtain federal employment preference.Submitted
209Version 1Welch (VT), Lummis (WY), Price, David (NC)Bi-PartisanRequires the House Armed Services Committee to submit a report to the House of Representatives that lists the top line, total dollar amount requested for each intelligence agency within the jurisdiction of the Committee. Submitted
210Version 1Welch (VT), Lummis (WY), Price, David (NC)Bi-PartisanRequires the President to publish a report in the Federal Register that lists the top line, total dollar amount requested in the President’s budget for each intelligence agency. Submitted
211Version 1Welch (VT), Gardner (CO)Bi-PartisanEncourages the Air Force to consider identified energy efficiency improvements in a timely and comprehensive manner. Made In Order
128Version 1Westmoreland (GA)RepublicanStrikes section 341, which requires the disclosure of proprietary information.Made In Order
220Version 1Whitfield (KY), Polis (CO), Perlmutter (CO)Bi-PartisanEstablishes the Sense of Congress that the President should establish and appoint an advisory board on toxic substances and worker health responsible for overseeing a portion of the original EEOICPA legislation known as "Part E."Made In Order
253Version 1Wilson (FL), Grayson (FL)DemocratAllows service members who are parents of children in pre-school to also benefit from the coordination of permanent change of station moves with the school year.Submitted
254Version 1Wilson (FL), Grayson (FL)DemocratAdds Head Start programs to the Troops-to-Teachers Program.Submitted
234Version 1Yoho (FL), Holt (NJ), Massie (KY), Conyers (MI), Broun (GA), Grayson (FL), Grijalva (AZ), Blumenauer (OR)Bi-PartisanTransfers all armed drone authority to the Department of Defense. Submitted
115Version 1Young, Don (AK), Hanabusa (HI)Bi-PartisanUniversally applies good-government and accountability requirements across the board to all sole-source contracts exceeding $20 million in value; and ensures that all contracting requirements are fair and balanced, do not single out any specific group, and apply to all federal contractors who seek sole source contracts. Submitted
116Version 1Young, Don (AK)RepublicanExpresses the Sense of Congress that the Secretary of the Air Force should place emphasis on strategically significant criteria when basing the OCONUS F-35A, which includes access to sufficient range capabilities and space for training, the ability to robustly train with our international partners, the presence of existing facilities to support operations, limited encroachment, and the minimization of costs.Made In Order
117Version 1Young, Don (AK)RepublicanRequires the U.S. Air Force to conduct a business case analysis for the creation of a personnel-only active-association the 168th Air Refueling Wing.Made In Order
303Version 1Young (IN)RepublicanLate Provides Section 330 indemnification to military installations, still under the jurisdiction of the Department of Defense, to facilities closed other than pursuant to base closure law.Made In Order