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H.R. 1735 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016

Bill Text

  • Rules Committee Print 114-14 PDF XML

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  • Text of H.R. 1735 PDF XML

    National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
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  • H. Rept. 114-102 PDF

    Report from the Committee on Armed Services

Rule Information

GENERAL DEBATE RULE

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 8-3 on Tuesday, May 12, 2015.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 255:
Agreed to by record vote of 240-186, on Wednesday, May 13, 2015. 

MANAGERS: Foxx/Slaughter

1. General debate rule for H.R. 1735.

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

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

4. Provides that no further consideration of the bill shall be in order except pursuant to a subsequent order of the House.

5. Closed rule for H.R. 36.

6. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary or their respective designees.

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

8. Provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in part A of the Rules Committee report shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.

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

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

11. Closed rule for H.R. 2048.

12. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary.

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

14. Provides that the amendment printed in part B of the Rules Committee report shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.

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

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

17. Provides that it shall be in order at any time on the legislative day of May 14, 2015, or May 15, 2015, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules, as though under clause 1 of rule XV and that the Speaker or his designee shall consult with the Minority Leader or her designee on the designation of any matter for consideration pursuant to this section.

 

AMENDMENT CONSIDERATION RULE

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 8-3 on Wednesday, May 13, 2015.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 260: 
Agreed to by record vote of 243-181, on Friday, May 15, 2015. 
 

MANAGERS: Byrne/McGovern

1. Structured rule for further consideration of H.R. 1735.

2. Provides no further general debate.

3. Makes in order as original text for purpose of amendment an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 114-14 and provides that it shall be considered as read.

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

5. Makes in order only those further amendments printed in the report and amendments en bloc described in section 3 of the resolution. Each such amendment printed in the report may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.

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

7. Section 3 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 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.

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

Amendments

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
133Version 2Adams (NC)DemocratRevised Sense of Congress to recognize the complexities of post-traumatic stress disorder among service members, its effect on children, and the need for current health programs to not only reduce a veteran’s symptoms but to also allow them to reconnect with their families.Made In Order
154Version 1Aguilar (CA)DemocratRequests a report, form the Secretary of Defense, outlining the number of racial or ethnic minority groups, women, and disabled persons that have participated in the DOD’s National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship; the barriers that have been found in recruiting participants from these groups; and a set of policy recommendations focused on increasing these groups participation. Made In Order
114Version 1Bera (CA)DemocratLimits funds in the bill from being used to transfer attack helicopters of US origin to Pakistan unless the President can establish to Congress that Pakistan has made strides in holding the perpetrators of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks accountable. Submitted
191Version 1Beyer (VA)DemocratExpresses the sense of Congress that climate change constitutes a national security threat.Submitted
329Version 1Bilirakis (FL)RepublicanLate Authorizes transportation on Military Aircraft on a space-available basis for Disabled Veterans with a service-connected, permanent disability rating as total. Submitted
190Version 1Bishop, Rob (UT), Cole (OK), Kilmer (WA), Scott, Austin (GA), Takai (HI), Cartwright (PA), Jones (NC), Loebsack (IA), Ratcliffe (TX)Bi-PartisanWithdrawn Strikes section 856 of the bill which seeks to eliminate a manpower study requirement for major acquisition programs. Withdrawn
244Version 1Blumenauer (OR)DemocratEnsures that no fewer than 10 of the Air National Guard’s 70-plus F-15D’s currently outfitted with 1970’s radar technology secure the upgrade they need, to the active electronically scanned array (AESA), so that they can more effectively carry out their mission. offsets the amendment by using funds from the Operation and Maintenance, Defense-Wide account. Submitted
245Version 2Blumenauer (OR), Tsongas (MA)DemocratRevised Ensures that our Afghan allies are not made ineligible for the Special Immigrant Visa program as a result of the change in mission name from ISAF to Resolute Support, and other technical changes.Made In Order
246Version 2Blumenauer (OR), Polis (CO)DemocratRevised Requires funding for the Navy’s new Ohio-class replacement submarines to come from their traditional Navy accounts, instead of the Sea-Based Deterrent Fund. Transfers funds from the Sea-Based Deterrent Fund back into their historic Navy budget lines.Made In Order
247Version 1Blumenauer (OR), Polis (CO), Quigley (IL)DemocratRequires CBO to look at both the current 10-year cost window, as well as the 25-year cost window, as the Pentagon already does when preparing their statutorily-required 1043 reports.Submitted
83Version 1Bordallo (GU)DemocratAmends implementing statutes for eight existing international fishery agreements to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing operations and prevents pirate fishing vessels from being able to access ports and help eliminate associated criminal activity.Submitted
6Version 1Bost (IL), Connolly (VA)Bi-PartisanAmends the Small Business Act to codify an independent Office of Hearings and Appeals.Made In Order
198Version 1Boyle (PA)DemocratExpresses a sense of Congress that it is in the national security interest of the United States to reduce dependence on fossil fuels.Submitted
100Version 1Bridenstine (OK)RepublicanEnhances the prohibition on funding defense nuclear nonproliferation activities with the Russian Federation by strengthening the waiver requirement. Submitted
101Version 1Bridenstine (OK)RepublicanWithdrawn Enhances limitation on authorizing production of special nuclear material outside the United States by a foreign country with a nuclear naval propulsion program by expanding the certification requirement to cover Iranian civil and military nuclear programs. Withdrawn
156Version 1Bridenstine (OK)RepublicanStrikes section 1084 relating to the Civil Reserve Air Fleet program.Submitted
7Version 1Brooks (AL), Palmer (AL), Blackburn (TN), Fleming (LA), Smith, Lamar (TX), Bridenstine (OK), Gosar (AZ), Lamborn (CO), Lummis (WY), King, Steve (IA), Brat (VA), Palazzo (MS), Ratcliffe (TX), Babin (TX), Duncan (TN), Duncan (SC), Collins, Doug (GA), Barletta (PA), Jones (NC), Olson (TX), Perry (PA), Bilirakis (FL), Graves (MO), McClintock (CA), Neugebauer (TX), Aderholt (AL), Weber (TX), Loudermilk (GA), Flores (TX), Franks (AZ), Gohmert (TX), Kelly (PA)RepublicanStrikes section 538, relating to a sense of the House of Representatives regarding Secretary of Defense review of section 504 of title 10, United States Code, regarding enlisting certain aliens in the Armed Forces.Made In Order
256Version 1Brooks (AL)RepublicanWithdrawn Gives the Secretary of Defense better ability to make national security access to space the top priority. Withdrawn
207Version 1Brownley (CA)DemocratWithdrawn Strikes provisions in the bill that reduce servicemembers’ pensions and require participation in the TSP program.Withdrawn
208Version 1Brownley (CA)DemocratMakes permanent the Department of Veterans Affairs child care pilot program.Submitted
8Version 1Burgess (TX), Schakowsky (IL), 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
209Version 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.Submitted
340Version 1Butterfield (NC), Jones (NC)Bi-PartisanLate Expands 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. Provides that qualifying Merchant Mariners, who can prove service through expanded acceptable documentation, would receive only burial benefits.Submitted
331Version 1Calvert (CA)RepublicanLate Reduces the DOD civilian workforce by 15% by FY 2022, limits senior executive service positions, authorizes VERA/VSIP, and makes performance the primary criteria for involuntary separations.Submitted
73Version 1Capps (CA), Israel (NY), LaMalfa (CA), Rangel (NY), Tsongas (MA), Brownley (CA)Bi-PartisanRequires the Department of Defense, in consultation with the Department of Veterans Affairs, to develop clear guidelines on the consideration and use of unofficial sources of information in determining benefits and decoration eligibility when a veteran’s service records are incomplete due to damage caused to the records while in the possession of the DoD (including the 1973 fire at the National Personnel Records Center in St. Louis, MO).Submitted
221Version 1Carson (IN)DemocratRequires that companies receiving future DoD contracts have a process to mitigate terrorist use of their platforms and provide the government a point of contact that the government can use if it becomes aware of terrorist use of a contractor’s online properties; includes a Sense of Congress that DoD should not do business with businesses that consistently fail to address the use of their online properties by designated Foreign Terrorist Organizations for the public dissemination of content. Submitted
353Version 1Carter, John (TX), Rigell (VA), McCaul (TX), Gohmert (TX)RepublicanLate Requires DOD to establish a process by which the commander of a military installation may authorize a servicemember to carry a concealed personal firearm on the installation if the commander determines it to be necessary as a personal or force-protection measure. Made In Order
159Version 1Cartwright (PA)DemocratRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs to work with other federal agencies and states to protect veterans from financial schemes and practices.Submitted
160Version 1Cartwright (PA)DemocratRequires two workweeks' of unpaid military family leave for employees currently exempted under federal law whose family members have received notification of impending active military duty.Submitted
135Version 1Castor (FL)DemocratExpresses a sense of Congress that the Department of Defense should take into consideration, when prioritizing base housing projects, commuting times for base personnel and land available for development on the base. Made In Order
175Version 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
48Version 1Chabot (OH), Connolly (VA)Bi-PartisanAmends the Small Business Act to ensure that the Small Business Administration (SBA) negotiates agency prime contracting goals with a view towards encouraging participation by a wide variety of small businesses. Requires that any SBA procurement scorecard assesses the use of small businesses as prime contractors and subcontractors, and looks at the small business participation rate. Made In Order
74Version 1Cicilline (RI)DemocratRequires the Secretary of State and Secretary of Defense to submit a report within 180 days describing efforts to engage United States manufacturers in procurement opportunities related to equipping the ANSF.Made In Order
235Version 1Cicilline (RI), Bilirakis (FL)Bi-PartisanRequires the Secretary of State and Secretary of Defense to submit a report within 90 days describing the military capabilities of the Republic of Cyprus.Made In Order
222Version 2Clark, Katherine (MA)DemocratRevised Expresses the Sense of Congress that the quality of America's future STEM workforce is a matter of national security concern, that Federally Funded Research and Development Centers employ a highly skilled workforce that is qualified to support STEM initiatives, and that the Department of Defense should explore its existing authority to permit these Centers to help facilitate and shape a high-quality future STEM workforce capable of supporting Department of Defense needs.Made In Order
192Version 1Clawson (FL)RepublicanSpecifies the meaning of amounts "otherwise made available" to include money or services offered by foreign governments, foreign or domestic individuals, and foreign or domestic organizations. Submitted
193Version 1Clawson (FL)RepublicanRemoves the requested $600,000,000 for the Syria Train and Equip Fund and reallocates that amount to the larger Overseas Contingency Operations fund. Submitted
115Version 1Coffman (CO)RepublicanFacilities DOD’s call to reduce management HQ’s by 20% by implementing additional requirements for streamlining of department of defense management headquarters. Submitted
152Version 1Coffman (CO), Perlmutter (CO)Bi-PartisanWithdrawn Requires the Secretary of Defense to certify that all launch providers have one or more launch vehicles capable of accommodating all medium-weight and heavy-lift classes of payloads included in the national security manifest.Withdrawn
229Version 1Cole (OK), Bishop, Rob (UT), Scott, Austin (GA), Jones (NC), Loebsack (IA), Kilmer (WA), Takai (HI), Bustos (IL), Cartwright (PA), Farenthold (TX)Bi-PartisanEnsures that sustainment requirements are considered and that the Centers of Industrial and Technical Excellence (CITES) are consulted, when DOD conducts a DOD Board Study related to the intellectual property rights of private sector firms.Made In Order
275Version 1Collins, Chris (NY)RepublicanRequires a report to Congress from the Secretary of the Army detailing market survey findings and flight assessment of commercial-off-the-market wide-area surveillance sensors for Army unmanned vehicles.Made In Order
327Version 1Conaway (TX)RepublicanLate Expresses the sense of Congress that the crude oil ban under section 103 of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act should be lifted. Submitted
333Version 1Conaway (TX)RepublicanLate Repeals the export ban on crude oil established by the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (42 U.S.C. 6212).Submitted
104Version 1Connolly (VA)DemocratFacilitates the Federal Government's effective and efficient adoption of cloud computing.Submitted
108Version 1Connolly (VA)DemocratWithdrawn Eliminates unnecessary duplication of contracts by requiring that the Office of Federal Procurement Policy review and approve business case analyses justifying the creation of new covered contract vehicles; requires the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, in consultation with the Director of the Office of Personnel Management, to develop a plan to improve management of IT programs and projects; and ensures the Federal Acquisition Regulation clarifies that acquisition personnel are permitted and encouraged to engage in responsible and constructive communication with industry. Withdrawn
224Version 2Connolly (VA), Chabot (OH)Bi-PartisanRevised Prohibits the authorization of funds to implement any action that recognizes Russian sovereignty over Crimea or provide assistance to the central governments of countries that support the illegal annexation of Crimea. Provides a national interest waiver for the prohibition on assistance to central governments supportive of the illegal annexation of Crimea. Made In Order
225Version 1Connolly (VA), Poe (TX)Bi-PartisanAuthorizes up to 5% of humanitarian assistance program funds to be used for monitoring and evaluation of said programs. Requires a Congressional briefing 90 days after enactment describing how the Department evaluates program and project outcomes and impact, including cost effectiveness and whether the programs met their goals.Made In Order
334Version 1Connolly (VA)DemocratLate Eliminates unnecessary duplication of contracts by requiring that the Office of Federal Procurement Policy review and approve business case analyses justifying the creation of new covered contract vehicles. Submitted
335Version 1Connolly (VA)DemocratLate Requires the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, in consultation with the Director of the Office of Personnel Management, to develop a plan to improve the management of information technology programs and projects. Made In Order
336Version 1Connolly (VA)DemocratLate Ensures the Federal Acquisition Regulation clarifies that acquisition personnel are permitted and encouraged to engage in responsible and constructive communication with industry.Made In Order
188Version 1Conyers (MI)DemocratRequires the Department of Defense (DOD) to produce an annual budget justification document for all DOD-funded military assistance that spells out country-by-country and DOD program-by-program what the DOD is proposing to do/provide in the coming Fiscal Year and why.Submitted
162Version 1Cooper (TN), Visclosky (IN)DemocratStrikes Sec. 3120 (Limitation on availability of funds for development of certain nuclear nonproliferation technologies). Submitted
163Version 1Cooper (TN)DemocratReplaces subsection B of section 1670 with a Sense of Congress encouraging US and Israel to enter into a coproduction agreement on missile defense.Submitted
127Version 1Costello (PA)RepublicanExpresses the Sense of Congress in support of the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps and an increase of $200,000 to the program.Submitted
232Version 1Costello (PA)RepublicanExpresses a sense of Congress in support of providing the necessary funding levels for the Army to meet its tactical wheeled vehicle protection kits acquisition objectives.Made In Order
319Version 3Crawford (AR)RepublicanLate Revised Makes it clear that EOD incident response in support of civil authorities is authorized, and does not require reimbursement by civil authorities for EOD to pick up military ordnance that has escaped government control.Made In Order
301Version 1Crowley (NY)DemocratLate Honors those from diverse backgrounds who have made sacrifices as members of the Armed Services.Made In Order
302Version 1Crowley (NY), Engel (NY), Holding (NC), Bera (CA), Royce (CA)Bi-PartisanLate Supports ongoing defense cooperation between the United States and India.Made In Order
283Version 3Davis, Susan (CA), Bordallo (GU)DemocratRevised Provides an exception to the regulations governing minor military construction in the case of military child care facilities. Authorization would sunset three years following enactment.Made In Order
284Version 1Davis, Susan (CA)DemocratRequires any educational institution receiving funds via Tuition Assistance of MyCAA to report on the percentage of revenue spent on recruiting and marketing.Submitted
285Version 1Davis, Susan (CA)DemocratProhibits an educational institution from receiving tuition assistance or MyCAA funds if they spend more than 10% of its revenue on marketing and recruitment.Submitted
124Version 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
202Version 3DeFazio (OR), Herrera-Beutler (WA)Bi-PartisanRevised Sense of Congress calling for a technical correction to Section 3095, Fiscal Year 2015 National Defense Authorization regarding refinancing of Pacific Coast groundfish fishing capacity reduction loan.Made In Order
161Version 1Delaney (MD), Yoho (FL)Bi-PartisanWithdrawn Improves our hostage rescue efforts by creating a point person on the National Security Council to coordinate hostage policy and strategy; direct an interagency fusion cell of specialists from the various agencies with expertise in hostage cases; and keep families of hostages informed with regular updates.Withdrawn
259Version 1DeLauro (CT)DemocratProhibits 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. Any such certification would be reviewed by the Defense Department Inspector General. Submitted
35Version 1DelBene (WA)DemocratExpresses the sense of Congress that the federal government should meet the needs of minority veterans.Submitted
36Version 1DelBene (WA)DemocratRequires certain anchor and mooring chain to be procured from a manufacturer in the national technology and industrial base.Submitted
144Version 1Denham (CA)RepublicanProhibits enlistment of foreign nationals in the United States Armed Forces.Submitted
167Version 2Denham (CA)RepublicanRevised Expands the existing authority to recruit non-citizens.Submitted
103Version 1Dingell (MI), Conyers (MI)DemocratExpresses the Sense of Congress that the President should exercise his authorities to evacuate U.S. citizens and nationals from Yemen during the ongoing conflict.Made In Order
286Version 1Dold (IL)RepublicanCreates a pilot program to allow residents of food deserts to access nearby military commissaries to purchase food.Submitted
296Version 1Duckworth (IL), Noem (SD)Bi-PartisanLate Provides 42 additional days of non-paid maternity leave for a member of the armed services. Submitted
297Version 1Duckworth (IL), Graves (MO)Bi-PartisanLate Increases small business prime subcontracting goals to 25% and subcontract awards to 40%.Submitted
263Version 1Ellison (MN)DemocratRequires federal employees and federal contractors who are compensated by funds authorized in the Act shall receive a regular pay stub that clearly lists hours worked and total compensation. Submitted
264Version 1Ellison (MN)DemocratStates that no funds shall be used to procure additional Littoral Combat Ships unless the Secretary of the Navy certifies that additional ships will meet new combat specifications recommended by Small Surface Task Force. Submitted
265Version 1Ellison (MN)DemocratStates that authorized funds may be made available to the Government of Egypt only if the Secretary of State certifies that Egypt has held free and fair elections, and does not have in its custody any American citizen being held as a political prisoner. Submitted
266Version 1Ellison (MN)DemocratStates that nothing in this Act shall be construed to authorize the use of military force against Iran. Made In Order
194Version 1Ellmers (NC), Hudson (NC)RepublicanProhibits funds from being used to deactivate the 440th Airlift Wing. Submitted
195Version 1Ellmers (NC), Hudson (NC)RepublicanProhibits funds from being used to deactivate the 440th Airlift Wing until a study is carried out by the Army that determines that the deactivation of the 440th AW will not affect military readiness for the Airborne and Special Operations stationed at Fort Bragg.Submitted
196Version 1Ellmers (NC), Hudson (NC)RepublicanProhibits funds from being used to deactivate the 440th Airlift Wing until the Secretary of Defense certifies that this movement will have no impact on Airborne and Special Operations units readiness. Made In Order
197Version 1Ellmers (NC), Hudson (NC)RepublicanProhibits funds from being used to deactivate the 440th AW until the Chief of Staff of the Army certifies that the deactivation of the 440th AW will not affect the military readiness of the Airborne and Special Operations units stationed at Fort Bragg.Submitted
140Version 1Engel (NY)DemocratRequires a report to Congress on the impact of any significant reduction in U.S. troop levels or material in Europe on NATO’s core mission of collective defense before any such reduction takes place.Made In Order
141Version 1Engel (NY), Royce (CA)Bi-PartisanRequires a report to assess the effectiveness and operational requirements of establishing a no-fly zone in Syria. Made In Order
142Version 1Engel (NY)DemocratEnsures a focus on the protection of human rights will be maintained as part of U.S. efforts to train Afghan National Security Forces.Made In Order
237Version 2Esty (CT)DemocratRevised Requires the Department of Defense to include information and data regarding the prevalence of sexual assault and harassment on the civilian populations who live or work near military bases in the Department’s annual reports regarding Department of Defense Sexual Assault Prevention and Response.Submitted
126Version 1Farenthold (TX)RepublicanRequires that the Department of Defense enter into contracts with third party vendors to provide free access to wireless high-speed internet to all members of the Armed Forces who are deployed overseas at any United States military facility.Submitted
158Version 1Farenthold (TX)RepublicanEncourages the Department of Defense to enter into contracts with third party vendors to provide free access to wireless high-speed internet to all members of the Armed Forces who are deployed overseas at any United States military facility.Made In Order
254Version 1Farr (CA)DemocratStrengthens academic research and analysis of the defense acquisition decision support system from both a business, public policy, operation, and information sciences perspective. Made In Order
255Version 1Farr (CA)DemocratRequires DAU to annually convene a board of faculty representatives from relevant professional schools and DOD degree granting institutions to review and synchronize defense acquisition curricula across all of DOD. Made In Order
258Version 1Fincher (TN), Heck, Denny (WA)Bi-PartisanExtends through 2016 the SCRA's bar to foreclosure during the 12 months after a servicemember leaves active duty.Submitted
216Version 1Fitzpatrick (PA), Israel (NY), Walz (MN), Moulton (MA), Thompson, Glenn (PA), King, Peter (NY), Lance (NJ), Jones (NC)Bi-PartisanRequires any passenger aircraft that voluntarily participates in DOD’s Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF) program to install secondary barrier doors.Submitted
96Version 1Fleming (LA), Lamborn (CO), Stefanik (NY), Jones (NC)RepublicanRequires a report and certification by the Secretary of Defense that an Army active duty end strength below 490,000 soldiers will be adequate to meet the U.S. national military strategy. Made In Order
138Version 1Fortenberry (NE)RepublicanStrikes a funding prohibition for fixed portal monitors for detecting nuclear weapons-grade and radiological material at major border crossings and ports in foreign countries.Submitted
251Version 1Fortenberry (NE)RepublicanAllows for consideration of alternative disposition options to the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication facility (MOX); includes a Sense of Congress that the Secretary of Energy should consider affordable options for addressing excess plutonium, if the Secretary determines such options are in the fiscal and national security interests of the United States.Submitted
252Version 1Fortenberry (NE), Denham (CA), Eshoo (CA), Vargas (CA)Bi-PartisanEnsures local self-defense forces are eligible to receive direct assistance from the United States as authorized. Submitted
128Version 1Foster (IL), Nadler (NY)DemocratRequires that the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff certify there is a military or operational requirement for the East Coast Missile Defense Site and that the Secretary of Defense submit to the Congressional Committees on Armed Services a report on missile defense systems, as required by the FY2015 NDAA, before funds may be spent on such a site.Submitted
129Version 2Foster (IL)DemocratRevised Requires the Director of the Missile Defense Agency to submit to Congress a cost analysis of a space-based ballistic intercept and defeat layer.Made In Order
130Version 1Foster (IL), Nadler (NY)DemocratRequires that the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff certify there is a military or operational requirement for the East Coast Missile Defense Site before funds may be spent on such a site.Submitted
113Version 2Foxx (NC)RepublicanRevised Amends the report required by Sec. 835 to include information on DoD practices regarding intellectual rights to facilitate competition in sustainment of weapons systems throughout their life-cyclesMade In Order
18Version 1Franks (AZ)RepublicanStates that it is the sense of Congress that any deal with Iran regarding their nuclear program abide by certain terms and conditions.Submitted
238Version 1Franks (AZ)RepublicanWithdrawn Requires a detailed analysis jointly from NNSA and DNI before any part 810 authorization to transfer materials to Iran occurs.Withdrawn
38Version 1Garamendi (CA), McGovern (MA)DemocratDirects DoD to submit a report on the options and analysis that informed the 2010 Nuclear Posture Review on moving to a nuclear dyad or monad, vs retaining a nuclear triad.Submitted
39Version 1Garamendi (CA), McGovern (MA)DemocratStrikes the Sense of Congress language in section 3143(a). Requires the Adminstrator for Nuclear Security to submit a report on the requirements and rationale associated with pursuing a plutonium strategy that achieves a pit production capacity of 50-80 pits per year.Submitted
40Version 1Garamendi (CA), McGovern (MA)DemocratDirects DoD, STRATCOM, the Nuclear Weapons Council, and NNSA to submit a report on all current and planned nuclear life extension, modernization, development, and procurement programs.Submitted
346Version 1Garamendi (CA)DemocratLate Requires the Secretary of Defense to submit a report on the deployment of the B61-12 nuclear gravity bomb.Submitted
347Version 1Garamendi (CA)DemocratLate Requires the Secretary of Defense to submit a report on the Long-Range Standoff weapon.Submitted
348Version 1Garamendi (CA)DemocratLate Allows the Secretary of Defense the flexibility to extend or re-posture the KC-10 fleet to meet operational needs in the Pacific theater. Submitted
91Version 1Gosar (AZ)RepublicanProhibits designation of any new wilderness areas; prohibits expansion of current wilderness areas.Submitted
92Version 1Gosar (AZ), Jones (NC), Sinema (AZ)Bi-PartisanProhibits the divestiture or transfer of Marine Corps aviation search and rescue units.Submitted
93Version 1Gosar (AZ)RepublicanRequires concurrence between DOD and state management agencies regarding off-installation resources projects, just as it is required for on-installation resources projects.Submitted
94Version 2Gosar (AZ), Brooks (AL), Smith, Lamar (TX), Bridenstine (OK), Flores (TX), Fleming (LA), Barletta (PA)RepublicanRevised Prohibits evaluations related to certain individuals covered by the June 15, 2012 Department of Homeland Security memorandum entitled “Exercising Prosecutorial Discretion with Respect to Individuals Who Came to the United States as Children”.Submitted
95Version 1Gosar (AZ)RepublicanRequires increased reliance on private-sector sources for commercial products and services.Submitted
164Version 1Gosar (AZ), Franks (AZ), Kirkpatrick (AZ)Bi-PartisanAmends the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act to ensure that certain qualifying individuals exposed to ionized radiation from government-sanctioned, atmospheric nuclear weapons testing receive just compensation.Submitted
314Version 1Gosar (AZ)RepublicanLate Prevents companies authorized to receive appropriations under this Act from using those funds to purchase solar bonds. Submitted
28Version 1Graham (FL)DemocratImproves wounded warrior recovery care coordination.Submitted
178Version 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
179Version 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
180Version 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 is made available to the Secretary).Submitted
181Version 1Grayson (FL)DemocratRequires that cost or price to the federal government be given at least as much importance as technical or other criteria when evaluating competitive proposals for defense contracts.Submitted
182Version 1Grayson (FL)DemocratProvides a DOD- and NASA-specific ‘program fraud civil remedies’ statute, better enabling those agencies to pursue administrative remedies to false claims (up to $500,000) and false statements within six years of the claim being made.Submitted
183Version 1Grayson (FL)DemocratMakes permanent the requirement that DOD, for dependents of members of the military stationed in remote locations outside the United States, provide transportation to persons requiring “obstetrical anesthesia services for childbirth that is equivalent to the obstetrical anesthesia services for childbirth available in a military treatment facility.”Made In Order
184Version 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
185Version 1Grayson (FL)DemocratRequires DOD to maintain a capability for space-based nuclear detection that meets or exceeds the level of capability that DOD currently possesses. Submitted
186Version 1Grayson (FL)DemocratProhibits the stipend (for obtaining required education certification and licensing) paid to troops participating in the Troops-to-Teachers Program from being treated as income under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.Submitted
187Version 1Grayson (FL)DemocratProvides authority for the Joint Special Operations University to award degrees like the National Intelligence University, the National Defense University, and the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center. Submitted
17Version 4Hahn (CA)DemocratRevised Authorizes a onetime benefit to the less than 5,000 surviving Merchant Mariners that served in World War II who were not eligible for VA programs such as the GI Bill until 1988.Submitted
14Version 1Hanna (NY), Meng (NY)Bi-PartisanRequires training of contracting officers, and provides a definition of reverse auction.Made In Order
84Version 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. 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
85Version 1Hanna (NY)Republicansearch and development Department resources can be leveraged to strengthen our nation’s ability to detect, identify, and disable unidentified or potentially malicious remotely piloted aircraft.Made In Order
253Version 1Hanna (NY), Israel (NY)Bi-PartisanRequires the Secretary of Defense to submit an annual report to Congress that assesses predominant cyber threats facing the information systems and network integrity of the Department of Defense; and requires the Secretary to outline a plan of action for future threat mitigation and network resiliency and determine whether existing resources and operational requirements are adequate for such purposes. Submitted
345Version 1Hardy (NV)RepublicanLate Ensures that national monument designations under the Antiquities Act will not endanger our national security. Guarantees our men and women in uniform access to land located beneath or associated with a Military Operations Area (MOA) for vital training and readiness activities. Made In Order
349Version 2Hastings, Alcee (FL)DemocratLate Revised Provides increased assistance to Jordanian border security and military capability enhancement.Submitted
204Version 1Heck, Denny (WA)DemocratProvides SCRA financial protections by allowing a letter from a commanding officer as proof of military service. Submitted
205Version 4Heck, Denny (WA), Beyer (VA)DemocratRevised Authorizes an additional $25,000,000 for the Office of Economic Adjustment to be available for transportation infrastructure improvements associated with congestion mitigation in urban areas related to recommendations of the 2005 Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission.Made In Order
249Version 2Heck, Denny (WA), Stivers (OH)Bi-PartisanRevised Requires a report after the Military Lending Act rulemaking on compliance mechanisms for identifying covered borrowers and requires the Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC) to report to Congress on systems reliability and plans to strengthen capabilities, and consult with private-sector users of DMDC to address issues of common concern.Made In Order
215Version 1Hill (AR)RepublicanRequires the U.S. Air Force to conduct a business case analysis on the decision to maintain 10 C-130J aircraft at Keesler AFB. Such analysis shall include consideration of: 1. Any efficiencies or cost savings that would be achieved by transferring the C-130J aircraft to Little Rock Air Force base 2. Effects on the operation of Air Mobility Command 3. Short term and long term costs of maintaining the aircraft at Keesler AFB Report should be completed and provided to Congress within 60 days of enactment of the bill.Made In Order
66Version 2Hunter (CA), Delaney (MD)Bi-PartisanRevised Establishes an Interagency Hostage Recovery Coordinator to direct hostage rescue efforts.Made In Order
218Version 1Hunter (CA)RepublicanRequires a report on Tactical Combat Training System Increment II. Made In Order
219Version 1Hunter (CA)RepublicanWithdrawn Clarifies requirements for Department of Defense land acquisition efforts that affect navigable waters. Withdrawn
228Version 1Hunter (CA)RepublicanProvides a one year increase in maritime security program funding. Made In Order
323Version 1Hunter (CA)RepublicanLate Withdrawn Ensures the availability of EELV Launch capability for national security space launches. Withdrawn
324Version 1Hunter (CA)RepublicanLate Withdrawn Promotes the use of the domestic supply chain in competitive national security space launches. Withdrawn
325Version 1Hunter (CA)RepublicanLate Withdrawn Strikes section 1604, relating to the modification to prohibition on contracting with Russian suppliers of rocket engines for the evolved expendable launch vehicle program. Withdrawn
326Version 1Hunter (CA)RepublicanLate Withdrawn Clarifies launch contract awards for national security space missions, pursuant to competitive procedures. Withdrawn
170Version 1Hurd (TX)RepublicanAmends Title 10, U.S. Code on the payment of expenses to obtain professional credentials to authorize DOD and DHS to pay for both the training and exams needed to obtain IT and cybersecurity credentials for all personnel identified as critical to network defense.Made In Order
171Version 1Hurd (TX)RepublicanIncludes the entire federal government in the Review of Government Access to Intellectual Property Rights of Private Sector Firms on top of DOD.Submitted
172Version 1Hurd (TX)RepublicanCreates a 5 year pilot program within the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) to exempt up to 25 individuals a year from DoD hiring practices if those candidates possess an advanced degree appropriate to the position or significant private sector experience to positions. Provides that priority would to completing the Joint Regional Security Stacks (JRSS) program. No additional funds are authorized. Submitted
173Version 1Hurd (TX)RepublicanIncludes the entire federal government in the Independent Study of Matters Related to Bid Protests.Made In Order
97Version 1Israel (NY)DemocratRequires a report on civilian and military education requirements that are necessary to meet anticipated threats in the future security environment as described in the Quadrennial Defense Review. Made In Order
98Version 1Israel (NY), Hanna (NY)Bi-PartisanRequires the Secretary of the Army and Secretary of the Air force to ensure training provided to members of National Guard Cyber Protection Teams is concurrent, proportional, and equal to the training of Active Duty Cyber Protection Teams. Submitted
52Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratDirects the Secretary of Defense to establish a program of counterterrorism technical assistance to countries in Africa related to Boko Haram, Al Shabaab, Al Qaeda, and ISIS.Submitted
53Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratDirects the Secretary of Defense to submit report to Congress on the feasibility of providing technical assistance in the form of training, equipment and logistics to improve air traffic control systems in African countries where routine U.S. military operations require ground air traffic control.Submitted
54Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratDirects the Secretary of Defense to establish a program to address the impact of terrorism, human trafficking and narcotics trafficking on women and girls. Directs that the program be coordinated with the military forces of foreign countries and with women in the U.S. armed forces and in the military forces of foreign countries.Submitted
55Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratRequires outreach for small business concerns owned and controlled by women and minorities required before conversion of certain functions to contractor performance. Made In Order
56Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratDirects the Secretary of Defense to provide technical assistance to Nigeria for the creation of a centralized database to document victims of human trafficking, terrorism and narcotics trafficking in Nigeria.Submitted
57Version 2Jackson Lee (TX), Garamendi (CA)DemocratRevised Directs the Secretary of the Navy to submit a report to Congress on the feasibility of applying the desalinization technologies applications for defense and national security purposes. Submitted
58Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratExpresses sense of Congress in support of the security, meaningful inclusion, and participation in civil society and government affairs for Afghan women and girls.Submitted
59Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratSense of Congress condemning the actions of Boko Haram and urging the president to support Nigerian and international community efforts to ensure accountability for crimes against humanity committed by Boko Haram against the Nigerian people. Requires a report describing Department of Defense efforts taken related to Boko Haram.Submitted
64Version 2Jackson Lee (TX), Adams (NC), Lee, Barbara (CA), Butterfield (NC)DemocratRevised Provides guidance to the Secretary of Defense on identifying HBCUs and minority serving institutions to assist them in developing scientific, technical, engineering, and mathematics capabilities.Made In Order
65Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratRequires the Government Accountability Office to include in its annual report to Congress a list of the most common grounds for sustaining protests relating to bids for contracts. Submitted
76Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratCalls for increased collaboration with NIH to combat Triple Negative Breast Cancer. Submitted
77Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratProvides authorization for $2.5 million increase in funding to combat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).Submitted
125Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratEnsures that changes made to DOD computing systems using software bought and modified for agency use will not result in disruption of DOD operations.Made In Order
355Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratLate Requires a report on counter terrorism efforts to deter and stop the use social media as a recruiting methodSubmitted
241Version 1Jenkins, Evan (WV), McKinley (WV), Mooney (WV)RepublicanMaintains our military readiness for the Army National Guard by keeping troops at authorized levels for fiscal year 2015 until 180 days after the date Congress receives the report of the National Commission on the Future of the Army. Submitted
223Version 1Johnson, Hank (GA), Amash (MI)Bi-PartisanProhibits the transfer to local law enforcement through the Department of Defense 1033 program, of controlled firearms, ammunition, grenades, explosives, vehicles including highly mobile multi-wheeled vehicles and mine-resistant ambush-protected vehicles, armored or weaponized drones, aircraft, silencers, long range acoustic devices, and codifies a prohibition on transfers of items in the Federal Supply Class of banned items, and creates a waiver for certain vehicles for disaster or rescue purposes or for another purpose where life and public safety are at risk.Submitted
226Version 1Johnson, Hank (GA), Amash (MI)Bi-PartisanEnds the requirement that law enforcement use military equipment they have received from the Department of Defense within one year, and strikes a study of that requirement.Submitted
227Version 1Johnson, Hank (GA), Amash (MI)Bi-PartisanRequires the Secretary of Defense to certify that the Department can account for 100% of the military equipment it has transferred to local law enforcement.Submitted
282Version 1Katko (NY), Hanna (NY), Collins, Chris (NY)RepublicanRequires a report from the Secretary of the Air Force to the congressional defense committees addressing the immediate and critical training and operational needs of the remotely piloted aircraft community.Made In Order
318Version 1Keating (MA)DemocratLate Expresses the Sense of Congress in support of fully implementing a service-wide expansion of the Army’s Gold Star Installation Access Card. Provides entry to military installations for events and memorials for the survivors of members of the Armed Forces who have died while serving on certain active or reserve duty. Made In Order
45Version 1Kelly (PA)RepublicanProhibits funds from being used to implement the UN Arms Trade Treaty unless the Senate approves a resolution of ratification for the Treaty and implementing legislation for the Treaty has been enacted into law.Made In Order
176Version 1Kilmer (WA), Cartwright (PA), Cole (OK), Farenthold (TX), Loebsack (IA), Takai (HI), Bishop, Rob (UT), Bustos (IL), Jones (NC), Ratcliffe (TX), Scott, Austin (GA), Shuster (PA)Bi-PartisanRequires Congressional notification prior to initiating a furlough and prohibits the transfer of work that would have been conducted by those furloughed to other DOD employees, contractors, or members of the Armed Forces.Made In Order
67Version 2Kline (MN)RepublicanRevised Expresses a sense of Congress that U.S. military forces should have the proper resources at all times during an ordered evacuation of an embassy abroad and that no restrictions should be placed on the ability of our military to maintain and use weapons and equipment to protect themselves and evacuees during an ordered embassy evacuation.Made In Order
145Version 1Kline (MN), Gabbard (HI)Bi-PartisanProvides a one-time election for certain military retirees to regain access to TRICARE Prime as long as they maintain a residence in the same location at the time of the election. Allows the one-time election only for those retirees who were living more than 100 miles from a military treatment facility when the DOD unilaterally changed the eligibility criteria for retirees to access TRICARE Prime.Submitted
146Version 1Kline (MN)RepublicanProvides a one-time election for certain military retirees to regain access to TRICARE Prime because the DOD unilaterally changed the eligibility criteria for retirees living more than 100 miles from a military treatment facility. Off-sets the cost of TRICARE Prime by reducing the program increase in Management Support activities.Submitted
147Version 2Kline (MN)RepublicanRevised Provides a one-time election for certain military retirees to regain access to TRICARE Prime because the DOD unilaterally changed the eligibility criteria for retirees living more than 100 miles from a military treatment facility. Fully off-sets the cost of TRICARE Prime by reducing the program increase in MV-22 engineering support.Made In Order
148Version 1Kline (MN)RepublicanProvides a one-time election for certain military retirees to regain access to TRICARE Prime because the DOD unilaterally changed the eligibility criteria for retirees living more than 100 miles from a military treatment facility. Off-sets the costs of TRICARE Prime by reducing the Army’s miscellaneous support for other nations funding.Submitted
291Version 1Lamborn (CO)RepublicanAdds a limitation on military-to-military exchanges and contacts with Iran.Made In Order
292Version 1Lamborn (CO)RepublicanExpresses a Sense of Congress in support of Jordan.Made In Order
293Version 1Lamborn (CO)RepublicanWithdrawn Restricts the transfer of certain nuclear related technology to foreign countries.Withdrawn
294Version 1Lamborn (CO)RepublicanWithdrawn Amends an existing provision on space launch to ensure all government subsidies are included.Withdrawn
295Version 1Lamborn (CO)RepublicanAdds language to the underlying Iran Sense of Congress regarding the sale of S-300’s and the importance of terrorism related sanctions.Made In Order
309Version 2Lamborn (CO)RepublicanLate Revised Adds a requirement for a report on Qatar’s efforts to combat terrorism.Made In Order
310Version 1Lamborn (CO)RepublicanLate Expresses a sense of Congress regarding the National Museum of World War II Aviation.Submitted
311Version 1Lamborn (CO)RepublicanLate Adds a limitation on military cooperation between the United States and the Russian Federation.Submitted
312Version 2Lamborn (CO)RepublicanLate Revised Limits funding for implementing the New START treaty.Made In Order
276Version 1Langevin (RI), Kelly, Robin (IL), Gallego (AZ), Davis, Susan (CA), Speier (CA)DemocratStrikes section 1085, which allows the transfer of surplus Army firearms to the Civilian Marksmanship Program and expands the program to include firearms other than rifles.Submitted
277Version 1Langevin (RI)DemocratCreates a National Office for Cyberspace in the Executive Office of the President, the director of which would oversee federal information security policies and practices. Gives the director budgetary authority to review agency cybersecurity spending proposals.Submitted
199Version 1Lee, Barbara (CA), Jones (NC)Bi-PartisanRepeals the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002.Submitted
200Version 1Lee, Barbara (CA), Jones (NC)Bi-PartisanRepeals the 2001 Authorization for the Use of Military Force. Submitted
9Version 1Lewis, John (GA)DemocratRequires the Secretary of Defense, in consultation with the Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service and the Director of the Bureau of Economic Analysis, to post to cost of the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria to each American taxpayer on the Department of Defense’s website.Submitted
203Version 1Lieu (CA)DemocratAuthorizes military installation commanders to use their Command and Control Vehicles equipped with secure communications for Domicile to Duty transport to ensure 24 hour command capability. Grants Secretaries of the military departments the authority to approve other use of the Command and Control Vehicles if such use is reported to Congress.Submitted
351Version 1LoBiondo (NJ)RepublicanLate Expresses a sense of Congress that while recruitment and advertising in support of the National Guard and the military is appropriate, the taxpayer shouldn’t have to pay for any organization to honor the service of members of the Armed Forces and (2) it should not be the goal of those that receive DoD advertising funds to use those funds to pay organizations to honor the service of members of the Armed Forces; instead, it should be the patriotism of these organizations to do so of their own free will in support of our brave servicemen and women. (3) Any funds that would be saved from this Sense of Congress should be redirected towards post-traumatic stress disorder research and treatment for servicemembers. Made In Order
46Version 2Loebsack (IA)DemocratRevised Amend 10 USC Chapter 434 Section 4554(a)(3)(A) to authorize the inclusion of an option period of up to 25 years, in addition to the current 25 year term limitation, for a combined maximum term of 50 years. Made In Order
47Version 2Loebsack (IA)DemocratRevised This section would modify section 2667 of title 10, United States Code, to provide the authorities to lease real or personal property contained in such section to the commander of military manufacturing arsenals or, if part of a larger military installation, the installation commander for the purposes of leveraging private investment at military manufacturing arsenals through long-term facility use contracts, property management contracts, leases, or other such agreements. This section does not supersede authorities in section 4544 of title 10, United States Code, and is designed to give the commander of military manufacturing arsenals or, if part of a larger military installation, the installation commander, greater flexibility to utilize unused administrative and warehouse space at military installations.Made In Order
274Version 1Loebsack (IA)DemocratWithdrawn Amends the Pilot Program for Operation of Network of Retail Pharmacies to ensure that retail pharmacies receive Prime Vendor pricing, and requires the Secretary to utilize small business pharmacies in the pilot at the same rate of participation of small business pharmacies currently in the TRICARE program. Withdrawn
15Version 1Lowenthal (CA)DemocratAdds $5 million to the DoD STARBASE STEM Education Program offset by reducing by $5 million the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Defense-wide-Operations and Maintenance. Submitted
119Version 1Lucas (OK), Cole (OK), Bridenstine (OK), Mullin, Markwayne (OK), Russell (OK), Huelskamp (KS), Jenkins (KS), Pompeo (KS), Yoder (KS), Pearce (NM)RepublicanReverses and prohibits the further listing of the Lesser Prairie Chicken as a threatened or endangered species until 2021, thereby allowing the states to implement their voluntary Range-Wide Conservation Plan for the Lesser Prairie Chicken's habitat. De-lists the American Burying Beetle as a threatened or endangered species under the Endangered Species Act.Made In Order
278Version 1Lujan (NM)DemocratWithdrawn Establishes the Administrator of the National Nuclear Security Agency (“the Administrator”) as a Deputy Secretary for Nuclear Security and codifies the Administrator’s roles, responsibilities, authorities. Establishes the Administrator as the Chair of the Intelligence Executive Committee. Withdrawn
279Version 2Lujan (NM), Fleischmann (TN), Hultgren (IL), Swalwell (CA)Bi-PartisanRevised Allows CIOs to focus on their core responsibilities, while preventing an unnecessary and expensive duplication of expertise that would inadvertently slow the Department of Energy’s work related to high-performance computing research and development.Submitted
280Version 2Lujan (NM)DemocratRevised Authorizes a pilot program within the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) for a Business Advisory Board, similar to the Defense Business Board, to provide the NNSA independent input from the business community on issues that could improve the management and operations of the NNSA.Submitted
281Version 2Lujan (NM), Fleischmann (TN), Swalwell (CA)Bi-PartisanRevised Allows CIOs to focus on their core responsibilities, while preventing an unnecessary and expensive duplication of expertise that would inadvertently slow the National Nuclear Security Administration’s work related to high-performance computing research and development.Submitted
168Version 1Lujan Grisham (NM)DemocratExpresses a sense of Congress that the Secretary submit a plan to Congress on how the Department plans to implement the recommendations of the nuclear enterprise reviews. Made In Order
169Version 1Lujan Grisham (NM)DemocratWithdrawn Expresses a sense of Congress that the Secretary of the Air Force should use the $10,000,000 to deliver a near-tem counter-electronics high-power microwave advanced missile.Withdrawn
213Version 2Lujan Grisham (NM)DemocratWithdrawn Requires the Secretary of the Air Force to brief the defense committees on their efforts to increase civilian diversity. Withdrawn
214Version 1Lujan Grisham (NM)DemocratCreates a pilot program in which the Department establishes a microlab that is accessible to the public.Made In Order
136Version 1Lummis (WY), Welch (VT)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 for fiscal year 2016. Provides that in subsequent fiscal years the President must submit to Congress in his budget request the top line, total dollar amount requested for each intelligence agency. Submitted
210Version 1Lummis (WY), Zinke (MT), Cramer, Kevin (ND), Smith, Adrian (NE)RepublicanProhibits reducing the alert posture of the ICBM force.Made In Order
211Version 1Lummis (WY), Labrador (ID)RepublicanAmends Section 4001 of title 18, United States Code to o prohibit the indefinite detention of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents apprehended in the United States without charge or trial.Submitted
143Version 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
42Version 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
43Version 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
16Version 1McCaul (TX)RepublicanAmends 10 USC 2576a to include border security activities to the list of preferred applications the Department of Defense considers when transferring excess property to other federal agencies.Made In Order
307Version 1McCaul (TX)RepublicanLate Withdrawn Requires an anonymous survey of base commanders and senior leadership from military installations regarding their attitudes toward the Department of Defense firearm policy and its impact on installation security.Withdrawn
22Version 1McGovern (MA), Jones (NC), Smith, Adam (WA)Bi-PartisanStrikes and replaces section 1213 of the bill. Requires the President to determine and inform Congress by March 31, 2016, for what purpose and for how long U.S. troops will remain in Afghanistan; and for Congress to vote on that determination 30 days afterwards. Submitted
68Version 1McGovern (MA)DemocratRequires the Secretary of Defense to design and produce a military service medal to honor retired and former members of the Armed Forces who are radiation-exposed veterans (Atomic Veterans), which are determined in section 1112(c)(3) of title 38, in the USC.Made In Order
354Version 2McGovern (MA)DemocratLate Revised Maintains the simplified acquisition threshold at current level of $150,000 applying to certain textile and clothing purchases by the Defense Department.Made In Order
33Version 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. Made In Order
78Version 1McKinley (WV), Napolitano (CA)Bi-PartisanIncreases the National Guard Youth Challenge Program, which gives troubled teens a second chance at life, under Civil Military Programs by $30 million and decrease by the same amount Operations and Maintenance, Defense-wide.Submitted
120Version 1McNerney (CA), Napolitano (CA), McKinley (WV)Bi-PartisanProvides that excess and surplus property of the United States may be transferred to the National Guard for use by the National Guard to carry out the Program.Submitted
139Version 1Meehan (PA), Costello (PA)RepublicanExpresses a sense of Congress about the importance of strong communications systems for the National Guard in the event of a cyber or terrorist attack. Made In Order
75Version 1Meng (NY), Lance (NJ)Bi-PartisanRequires a VA Regional Office (VARO) to carry out certain steps if it does not adjudicate claims within 125 days with a 98% accuracy.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. This will help Congress and the VA better understand the challenges the VAROs face while encouraging their leadership to meet performance expectations. Made In Order
240Version 2Messer, Luke (IN)RepublicanRevised Requires the Secretary of Defense, no earlier than 5 years after the date of enactment of this bill, to conduct a study on the impact of the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Ozone regulation on military readiness. Made In Order
338Version 1Mica (FL)RepublicanLate Allows any US military base that is bordering an operating deep water port that has unutilized or underutilized deep water access assets shall be required to offer said deep water access assets, land or facilities for use by the port authority for expansion of deep water port cargo capacity. Submitted
149Version 1Moore, Gwen (WI)DemocratWithdrawn Expresses the Sense of Congress urging the Army to delay any reductions in end strengths of its components until after receiving the analysis and final recommendations of Commission on the Future of the Army. Withdrawn
150Version 1Moore, Gwen (WI)DemocratExpresses the Sense of the Congress regarding the Posthumous promotion granted to Master Sergeant(retired) Naomi Horwitz.Made In Order
151Version 1Moore, Gwen (WI)DemocratWithdrawn Halts any reduction in Army end strengths for all components until 60 days after the Commission on the Future of the Army presents its final recommendations.Withdrawn
63Version 1Moulton (MA)DemocratKeeps 119 A-10s in inventory while also freeing up funds to pay for military-identified requirements from Unfunded Requirements Lists submitted to Congress; these requirements include counter-IED technology, TOW missiles, F-16 and C-130 upgrades, new C-130s, MQ-9 Reapers, KC-135 defense systems, etc. Submitted
270Version 1Mulvaney (SC)RepublicanPreserves open competition and Federal Government neutrality towards the labor relations of Federal Government contractors on Federal and federally funded construction projects.Submitted
271Version 1Mulvaney (SC), Van Hollen (MD)Bi-PartisanInstructs the Comptroller General of the United States to submit to Congress a report on how funds authorized for overseas contingency operations were ultimately used. Made In Order
352Version 1Murphy, Tim (PA)RepublicanLate Ensures service members maintain access to all mental health medications deemed necessary by physician. Submitted
272Version 1Nadler (NY)DemocratStrikes section 3121, which places limits on funding for dismantlement of nuclear weapons.Made In Order
273Version 1Nadler (NY)DemocratRequires the Director of National Intelligence to conduct an independent assessment before considering the use of drones to kill any American overseas. Submitted
86Version 1Nolan (MN)DemocratProhibits funds from being used to carry out the Syria and Iraq Train and Equip programs.Submitted
87Version 1Nolan (MN)DemocratProhibits funding from the Syria and Iraq Train and Equip programs to recipients that engage in a consistent pattern of gross violations of internationally recognized human rights, unless the Secretary of Defense determines that the assistance will directly benefit the needy people in Iraq or Syria.Submitted
88Version 2Nolan (MN)DemocratRevised Prohibits funding from the Syria and Iraq Train and Equip programs to recipients that the Secretary of Defense has reported as having previously misused provided training and equipment.Made In Order
89Version 1Nolan (MN)DemocratReinstates reporting requirement related to funeral honors functions at funerals for veterans.Submitted
102Version 1Nolan (MN), Welch (VT)DemocratProhibits funds from being used to provide assistance to Afghanistan’s Ministries of Interior and Defense until the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction and the Secretary of Defense have certified to Congress that they are receiving adequate access to all financial records from such Ministries.Submitted
110Version 1Nugent (FL)RepublicanEstablishes a 10 year statute of limitations on the department’s authority to begin collecting a debt from a current or former service member. Requires that beginning October 1, 2026, the department must commence recovery of a debt within a decade from the date at which the debt was incurred or forfeit the right to repossession.Submitted
350Version 1Nunes (CA)RepublicanLate Clarifies that any realignment of forces at Lajes Air Force Base, Azores, shall be based on United States operational requirements. Made In Order
131Version 1O'Rourke (TX)DemocratRequires the governments of Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala to make publicly available plans to demilitarize domestic police forces. Withholds US counter narcotics aid to those countries if the plans are not published within six months. Submitted
132Version 2O'Rourke (TX)DemocratRevised Require the President to submit a comprehensive strategy for US operations in Iraq and Syria. Submitted
71Version 3Palazzo (MS), Walz (MN), Rothfus (PA)Bi-PartisanRevised Pushes back the authorized period for the transfer of certain AH-64 Apache Helicopters from Army National Guard to Regular Army from March 31,2016 to June 30, 2016.Made In Order
72Version 1Palazzo (MS), McKinley (WV)RepublicanClarifies and improves language to foster coordination and communication of defense research activities to provide open data to other entities that were previously not included in the law.Made In Order
341Version 1Pascrell (NJ)DemocratLate Directs 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
153Version 1Perlmutter (CO), Coffman (CO)Bi-PartisanWithdrawn Clarifies the test for a waiver on the use of Russian engines is based solely on national security determinations to maintain competition in the EELV program.Withdrawn
206Version 1Perry (PA)RepublicanProhibits reductions in the force structure of the Army National Guard of the United States until the receipt by Congress of the report of the National Commission on the Future of the Army. Submitted
233Version 1Perry (PA), Rothfus (PA)RepublicanProhibits the use of funds for realignment of forces at or the closure of United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.Made In Order
220Version 1Peters, Scott (CA)DemocratExpresses the Sense of Congress that the service branches should be congratulated for the successful implementation of the repeal of 10 U.S.C. 654. Submitted
236Version 1Peters, Scott (CA)DemocratExpresses the Sense of Congress that the repeal of 10USC654 has not degraded the readiness, effectiveness, cohesion, and morale of combat arms units and personnel of the Armed Forces, including those personnel engaged in combat, deployed to a combat theater, or preparing for deployment to a combat theater. Submitted
262Version 1Peters, Scott (CA), Norcross (NJ)DemocratAllow planning, design, refurbishing, or construction of a biofuels refinery if the Secretary of Defense provides a notification to the congressional defense committees, certifies that the project is in the national security interests of the United States; and waits for a period of 14 days from the date on which a copy of the notification is provided.Submitted
328Version 1Peters, Scott (CA)DemocratLate Asks DOD to report on the merger between the Office of Assistant Secretary for Operational Energy Plans and Deputy Under Secretary for Installations and Environment.Made In Order
177Version 1Pierluisi (PR)DemocratClarifies that the Relocatable Over-the-Horizon Radar (ROTHR) facility on the island of Vieques, Puerto Rico, qualifies as a government-owned but privately operated installation at which the prohibition on defense contracts for performance of firefighting or security-guard functions does not apply. Submitted
290Version 1Pocan (WI), Doggett (TX)DemocratOrders a study of taxpayer dollars used by the DOD to contract with businesses who incorporated in the US and then reincorporated elsewhere. Submitted
303Version 1Pocan (WI)DemocratLate States that no funds shall be used to deploy U.S. ground troops to Syria with an exemption for rescuing U.S. Armed Forces in imminent danger. Submitted
304Version 1Pocan (WI)DemocratLate Withdrawn Prohibits hydraulic fracturing on any Department of Defense installations, including the Naval Petroleum Reserves. Withdrawn
305Version 1Pocan (WI), Rangel (NY)DemocratLate Ensures members of the armed forces who served honorably, but were discharged and given a punitive discharge classification solely because of their sexual orientation, have their records corrected to reflect their honorable service. Submitted
306Version 1Pocan (WI)DemocratLate Withdrawn Directs DoD to conduct a study on what savings could be realized in the event that it completed negotiated buy for fuel (petroleum) costs, and provide said study to Congress upon completion. Withdrawn
321Version 1Pocan (WI)DemocratLate Withdrawn Strikes section 316 from the bill, which states that the Secretary can only enter into a contract to plan, design, refurbish, or construct a biofuels facility if authorized by law to do so. Withdrawn
19Version 1Poe (TX)RepublicanAdds an assessment of U.S. efforts to stop foreign fighters as a matter to be included in the comprehensive strategy to counter Islamic extremism.Made In Order
20Version 1Poe (TX)RepublicanExpands two existing conditions and adds an additional condition to the list of conditions that must be met before Pakistan receives US support and reimbursements.Submitted
21Version 1Poe (TX)RepublicanReduces assistance to Pakistan from $1.26 billion to $600 million.Submitted
44Version 1Poe (TX)RepublicanDirects the Secretary of Defense to make every reasonable effort to make excess military equipment available to Federal, State, or local law enforcement for border security purposes. Submitted
201Version 1Polis (CO)DemocratReduces from 11 to 10 the statutory requirement for the number of operational carriers that the U.S. Navy must have.Made In Order
248Version 1Polis (CO), Quigley (IL), Blumenauer (OR)DemocratReduces the amount authorized for the National Nuclear Security Administration’s Weapons Account to the amount in the budget request.Submitted
257Version 2Polis (CO), Coffman (CO)Bi-PartisanRevised Requires a review and report on the use of heavy ion radiotherapy cancer treatment. Submitted
239Version 1Posey (FL), Nugent (FL)RepublicanAllows nonprofit organizations to ship items via DOD transport which are intended for U.S. service members currently serving overseas. Provides that items could only be transported on a space available basis at the discretion of the Secretary of Defense. Submitted
287Version 1Quigley (IL)DemocratWithdrawn Requires a CBO report on the differences in the 30-year cost of the United States nuclear arsenal at various force structure sizes.Withdrawn
288Version 2Quigley (IL)DemocratRevised Requires the Secretary of the Air Force to submit a report to Congress comparing the costs associated with extending the life of the Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile with the costs associated with procuring a new ground based strategic deterrent.Made In Order
289Version 2Quigley (IL), Blumenauer (OR), Polis (CO)DemocratRevised Requires the Department of Defense to submit a report to Congress justifying the departments plans to increase the number of new nuclear-armed cruise missiles, known as the Long Range Standoff Weapon, to the U.S. arsenal. The report should outline how the number of planned missiles aligns with U.S. nuclear employment strategy and the costs associated.Made In Order
217Version 2Rigell (VA), Carter, John (TX), McCaul (TX), Gohmert (TX)RepublicanWithdrawn Requires DOD to establish a process by which the commander of a military installation may authorize a servicemember to carry a concealed personal firearm on the installation if the commander determines it to be necessary as a personal or force-protection measure.Withdrawn
315Version 2Rogers, Mike (AL), Forbes (VA)RepublicanLate Revised Expresses a sense of the congress concerning missile defense cooperation with Japan, and, it would require an update from DOD not later than 30 days after the date of enactment on sale of Aegis Ashore capability to allies, including Japan. Made In Order
316Version 2Rogers, Mike (AL)RepublicanLate Revised Makes a series of technical corrections to sections 1669 and 1670 concerning US-Israeli missile defense cooperation. Made In Order
343Version 1Rogers, Mike (AL)RepublicanLate Expresses a sense of Congress on opportunities to enhance the United States Alliance with the Republic of Korea.Made In Order
49Version 1Rohrabacher (CA)RepublicanAdds to an existing list of requirements that the President certify to Congress, before releasing funds to Pakistan, that Pakistan is not using its military, or any funds or equipment provided by the U.S., to persecute minority groups seeking political or religious freedom.Submitted
50Version 1Rohrabacher (CA)RepublicanAdds to an existing list of requirements that the President certify to Congress, before releasing funds to Pakistan, that Pakistan does not support groups that conduct terrorist attacks.Submitted
51Version 1Rohrabacher (CA)RepublicanAcknowledges Dr. Afridi's instrumental role in identifying the hiding place of Osama bin Laden and further states that it is the Sense of Congress that Dr. Shakil Afridi is an international hero and that the Government of Pakistan should release him immediately from prison.Made In Order
116Version 1Ros-Lehtinen (FL)RepublicanAuthorizes the Secretary of Defense to deploy assets, personnel and resources to SOUTHCOM, in coordination with the Joint Interagency Task Force South, to combat transnational criminal organization, drug trafficking, bulk shipments of narcotics or currency, narco-terrorism, human trafficking and the Iranian presence in SOUTHCOM’s AOR.Made In Order
339Version 2Roskam (IL)RepublicanLate Revised Requires the President to submit to Congress annually a report that assesses the United States strategic relationship with Qatar, describes the role of Al Udeid Air Base in American strategic and national security architecture for the Arabian Gulf region, and describes the steps the President is taking to ensure Qatar combats terrorism.Submitted
342Version 1Roskam (IL)RepublicanLate Requires the President to submit to Congress 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.Submitted
99Version 1Rothfus (PA), Perry (PA), Costello (PA)RepublicanProhibits the Army from transferring any AH-64 Apache Helicopters from the National Guard until after the National Commission on the Future of the Army provides its findings and recommendations to the President and Congress.Submitted
134Version 1Royce (CA), Maloney, Carolyn (NY)Bi-PartisanExpresses the sense of Congress that combating Boko Haram is in the national security interest of the United States and that the United States should support regional allies in their operations against Boko Haram. Requires a report that details the security assistance required and received by regional partners to combat Boko Haram.Made In Order
41Version 1Russell (OK)RepublicanEnsures the protection of the health and welfare of female members of the Armed Forces as part of consideration of opening military career designators currently closed to female members.Submitted
250Version 2Russell (OK)RepublicanRevised Adds an additional exception from requirement to buy certain articles from American sources for use in the production of fire hoses.Made In Order
117Version 2Sanchez, Loretta (CA)DemocratRevised Modifies 50 U.S.C. 2537 to add that existing nuclear weapon system shall be considered undergoing life extension if the total cost of the associated activities, including activities considered alterations, will exceed $1 billion.Made In Order
118Version 1Sanchez, Loretta (CA)DemocratDirects GAO to submit a study looking at how the prohibition of funding for dismantlement to $50 million will impact NNSA's plans to dismantle by the year of 2022, all US nuclear weapons retired prior to fiscal year 2009.Submitted
121Version 1Sanford (SC)RepublicanInserts the President's Authorization of Use of Military Force against ISIL. Submitted
122Version 1Sanford (SC)RepublicanProvides a definition for the Overseas Contingency Operations. Submitted
242Version 2Scalise (LA), Richmond (LA), Boustany (LA)Bi-PartisanRevised Exempts AbilityOne products from the Afghan First, Central Asian States, and Djibouti procurement programs. The purpose of the amendment is to protect jobs for the disabled at AbilityOne agencies and to restore jobs that have been outsourced to Asian countries as a result of procurement policies under these programs. Made In Order
243Version 1Scalise (LA), Abraham (LA), Boustany (LA)RepublicanAuthorizes the Secretary of the Army to release the existing terms and conditions on a parcel of property at Camp Villere, Louisiana, enabling the Louisiana Army National Guard to transfer the land to the State of Louisiana in exchange for another parcel of land that has been identified, provided that the State carries out the necessary actions required. Made In Order
230Version 1Schiff (CA)DemocratAuthorizes the use of military force against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Iraq and Syria, with restrictions on the use of ground forces. Sunsets authority in three years, along with the 2001 AUMF.Submitted
231Version 1Schiff (CA)DemocratRequires the Secretary of Defense to inscribe the names of 74 military personnel lost aboard the U.S.S. Frank E. Evans in 1969 on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.Submitted
37Version 2Schweikert (AZ), Hastings, Alcee (FL)Bi-PartisanRevised Expressing the sense of Congress that it is a national security priority of the United States to support and cooperate with the Republic of Tunisia by providing assistance to combat the growing terrorist threat from ISIS and other terrorist organizations. Made In Order
165Version 3Scott, Austin (GA), Loebsack (IA)Bi-PartisanRevised Ensures that the network of preferred retail pharmacies for TRICARE established under Sec. 714 allows for sufficient small business participation. Made In Order
166Version 1Scott, Austin (GA), Cartwright (PA), Bishop, Rob (UT), Cole (OK), Jones (NC), Farenthold (TX), Ratcliffe (TX), Bustos (IL), Bishop, Sanford (GA)Bi-PartisanEnsures that sustainment needs are sufficiently considered by clarifying that Sec. 804 of the bill regarding the process for commercial item determinations does not conflict with existing Title 10 requirements for core logistics capabilities. Made In Order
109Version 1Sessions (TX)RepublicanAuthorizes the Administrator of the Maritime Administration to: (1) accept a gift of money from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Alumni Association and Foundation, Inc. in order to renovate Melville Hall on the campus of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, and (2) provides the option to enter into a contract with the Foundation for the Hall's operation. Provides that all excess proceeds will be used solely for the morale and welfare of the cadets. Made In Order
212Version 2Sherman (CA)DemocratRevised Adds two certifications to section 3119 of the NDAA, which concerns the transfer of nuclear technology to foreign countries, regarding 1) the recipient country's compliance with its agreement for nuclear cooperation with the US; and 2) its efforts to prevent transfers of sensitive items to countries of proliferation concern. Provides further that any arrangement granting a country permission to reprocess US origin spent fuel be submitted to Congress.Made In Order
317Version 1Sinema (AZ)DemocratLate Directs the Secretary of Defense in coordination with the Secretary of State to pursue efforts to shut down ISIL's illicit oil revenues and to report on resources need to counter ISIL’s oil revenues. Made In Order
62Version 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
189Version 2Smith, Adam (WA), Nadler (NY)DemocratRevised Provides a framework for closure of the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, by December 31, 2017.Made In Order
234Version 1Smith, Adam (WA)DemocratConsiders a person a spouse for military and veterans' personnel policies and benefits if the marriage is valid in the state in which entered into.Submitted
10Version 1Speier (CA)DemocratEliminates the Title IX exemption for military service academies.Submitted
11Version 1Speier (CA)DemocratProhibits tax inverted companies from operating on military installations. Submitted
12Version 3Speier (CA)DemocratRevised Improves military whistleblower procedures including protections during investigation, disciplinary action for whistleblower reprisal, expanded Inspector General roles and responsibilities, and reforms to the Boards of Correction for Military Records. Submitted
13Version 1Speier (CA)DemocratAllows claims against the United States for victims of sexual assault related offences.Submitted
23Version 1Speier (CA)DemocratExpands the TRICARE health care program to entitle additional female beneficiaries and dependents to care related to the prevention of pregnancy.Submitted
24Version 1Speier (CA)DemocratProvides comprehensive standards, counseling, and education on access to contraception counseling and family planning services for members of the armed forces.Submitted
267Version 1Stivers (OH), Green, Al (TX)Bi-PartisanRestores the commission to Captain of Medal of Honor recipient Milton Holland.Made In Order
268Version 1Stivers (OH)RepublicanWithdrawn Requires the Secretary of Defense to certify to HASC and SASC that the Military Lending Act (MLA) database operated by the Department meets prevailing industry standards for the availability and accuracy of commercial databases, permits real-time application program interface queries, permits batch queries, and is available to commercial information-services providers before issuing final regulations that would change the definition of “consumer credit”.Withdrawn
269Version 2Stivers (OH)RepublicanRevised Permits participation in a pilot program for DoD and FAA to jointly award competitive grants to airports that support both civilian and military operations for tower or other infrastructure improvements. Made In Order
81Version 1Takai (HI), Jones (NC)Bi-PartisanIncreases Department of Defense Supplemental Impact Aid.Submitted
82Version 2Takai (HI), Gibson (NY)Bi-PartisanRevised Enhances the authority of service members to obtain professional certifications in the maritime trades. Made In Order
25Version 1Takano (CA)DemocratRestores eligibility for Department of Defense education benefits, including tuition assistance, if an individual is unable to complete the program in which he/she is enrolled due to the closure of the institution of higher education. Submitted
26Version 1Takano (CA)DemocratCreates a demonstration program in the United States Air Force for 15 to 20 Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals who would otherwise qualify to serve.Submitted
27Version 1Takano (CA)DemocratIncludes in the report to Congress on the direct employment pilot program for members of the National Guard and Reserve (Sec. 567) a comparison of the pilot program to other DOD and VA unemployment and underemployment programs.Made In Order
60Version 1Takano (CA), Grijalva (AZ)DemocratProhibits postsecondary educational institutions from using revenues derived from Military Tuition Assistance funds for advertising, marketing, and recruitment activities.Submitted
155Version 1Thompson, Glenn (PA)RepublicanProvides an individual with a mental health screening at enlistment and uses the results as a baseline for any subsequent mental health examinations; prohibits the Secretary from considering the results of such screening in determining promotions and is respective of privacy information in the same manner as medical records.Made In Order
123Version 1Thornberry (TX)RepublicanExcludes the application of Section 10 of the Federal advisory Committee Act to meetings of the National Commission on the Future of the Army with less than five members present as a lessons learned from previous commission reports.Made In Order
300Version 2Thornberry (TX), Smith, Adam (WA)Bi-PartisanMANAGER’S AMENDMENT Late Revised Makes technical, conforming, and clarifying changes in the bill.Made In Order
332Version 1Thornberry (TX)RepublicanLate Limits the funds made available to the Department of Defense Healthcare Management System for Fiscal Year 2016 so that no more than 75 percent can be spent until the date on which the Secretary of Defense makes the certification required in the FIiscal Year 2014 NDAA.Made In Order
344Version 1Thornberry (TX)RepublicanLate Requires the Secretary of Defense to submit reprogrammings to be able to use funds from the Syria Train and Equip Fund to execute the Syria Train and Equip program. Requires the SECDEF to submit a comprehensive strategy for Syria and Iraq (and an update with the reprogramming requests) and requires the SECDEF to submit a certification on support provided to the trained Syria opposition.Made In Order
90Version 1Titus (NV)DemocratProtects the privacy of separating service members. Submitted
261Version 1Tsongas (MA), Walz (MN), Grijalva (AZ), Polis (CO), DeGette (CO), Speier (CA), Davis, Susan (CA), Blumenauer (OR), Larsen, Rick (WA)DemocratStrikes the provision regarding the greater sage grouse.Submitted
105Version 1Turner (OH)RepublicanWithdrawn Requires the President to certify that the People's Republic of China has ended its policy of state-sponsored or state-directed economic or industrial espionage in cyberspace against the United States before authorizing the production of special nuclear material outside the United States by a foreign power with a nuclear naval propulsion program. Withdrawn
106Version 1Turner (OH)RepublicanLimits the availability of any funds, authorized through this act, which may be used to facilitate the United States & Russia’s conduct of bilateral military-to-military engagement until the Secretary of Defense certifies certain criteria. Made In Order
107Version 1Turner (OH), Keating (MA)Bi-PartisanExpresses a Sense of Congress on the future of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and encourages the United States to work with current and aspiring NATO partners to address security threats facing the alliance.Made In Order
260Version 3Turner (OH)RepublicanRevised Requires the Director of the Missile Defense Agency to notify congressional defense committees of the preferred location in the United States for the future deployment of an interceptor capable of protecting the homeland.Made In Order
157Version 1Vargas (CA)DemocratExcludes the basic housing allowance from any calculation of income or resources for any purpose under any Federal, State, or local law, including nutrition, public assistance, or taxes.Submitted
61Version 1Veasey (TX)DemocratIncreases authorization amount for digital upgrades, Research and Development for the V-22 Osprey by $75 million, offset by a identical reduction for Navy spares and repair parts. Made In Order
313Version 1Vela (TX)DemocratLate Requires a report on violence and cartel activity in Mexico and the impact on U.S. National Security.Made In Order
298Version 1Walberg (MI)RepublicanLate Requires SIGAR to certify they have access to records of the Afgahnistan government for the purpose of auditing as a condition for disbursement of funds to Afghanistan. Made In Order
299Version 1Walberg (MI)RepublicanLate Expresses a sense of Congress that the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction should maintain independent hiring authority and proper resources to carry out their mission. Submitted
4Version 2Walker (NC)RepublicanRevised Requires the Secretary of Defense to assess the Open Trusted Technology Provider Standard for information technology and cyber security acquisitions and provide a briefing to Armed Service House Of Representatives no later than one year of the enactment of this Act. Made In Order
5Version 1Walker (NC)RepublicanWithdrawn Requires that the President cannot pursue cyber security working groups with Russia or Republic of China until the President certifies that Russia and China have ceased carrying out state-sponsored economic espionage in cyberspace against the US.Withdrawn
69Version 1Walker (NC)RepublicanRequires that the Secretary of Defense invite military forces of Taiwan to participate in any maritime exercise (RIMPAC) if the Secretary has invited the military forces of People's Republic of China to participate in such exercise. Made In Order
70Version 1Walker (NC)RepublicanExpresses a sense of Congress that the Act should not include any provisions that are not related to defense.Submitted
308Version 1Walker (NC)RepublicanLate Provides that defense contractor information concerning breaches can be shared with DOD and disseminated for additional purposes including cybersecurity, national security, and law enforcement. Made In Order
79Version 1Walorski (IN)RepublicanExtends and strengthens provisions related to detainees at Guantanamo Bay.Made In Order
80Version 2Walorski (IN)RepublicanRevised Provides transparency and congressional oversight to our deterrence of Iran and force posture in the Middle East.Made In Order
1Version 3Walz (MN), Cartwright (PA)DemocratRevised This amendment amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow the spouse of a member of the Armed Forces (military spouse) who moves with such service member to another state under a permanent change of station order a tax credit for up to $500 of qualified relicensing costs incurred by such spouse.Submitted
2Version 1Walz (MN)DemocratEliminates the age restriction on receipt of retired pay for non-regular service for any person who enters a uniformed service on or after October 1, 2017.Submitted
3Version 2Walz (MN)DemocratRevised This amendment allows for an employer to provide financial resources to a TRICARE-eligible employee for insurance purchased providing supplemental coverage to TRICARE Standard or TRICARE Reserve Select.Submitted
34Version 1Walz (MN)DemocratWithdrawn Proposes to revise the cost-sharing requirements for TRICARE for Life and the Pharmacy Benefit Program.Withdrawn
330Version 1Walz (MN), Gibson (NY)Bi-PartisanLate Proposes to strike respective language proposed to amend section 1409 (b)(4)(B) of title 10 and maintaining the current 2.5% multiplier used to calculate military retirement annuity.Submitted
320Version 1Waters (CA)DemocratLate Requires the Secretary of Defense to provide a preference to potential contractors that carry out certain activities related to science, technology, engineering, and math disciplines.Submitted
322Version 1Waters (CA)DemocratLate Adds additional requirements for the consideration of participation of certain small business concerns in contracts awarded by the Department of Defense.Submitted
137Version 1Welch (VT)DemocratEliminates the Commander’s Emergency Response Program (CERP) in Afghanistan.Submitted
111Version 1Yoho (FL)RepublicanStrikes the limitation on availability of funds in Sec. 212 of Subtitle B within Title II-Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation section which authorizes the medical countermeasures program.Submitted
112Version 1Yoho (FL), Conyers (MI)Bi-PartisanProhibits the transfer of man-portable air defense systems to any state or non-state actor in Syria or any other possible recipient unless they agree to not transfer or facilitate a transfer of such systems to any state or non state actor in Syria.Submitted
174Version 1Yoho (FL), Conyers (MI)Bi-PartisanConsolidates within the Department of Defense all executive authority to use armed unmanned aerial vehicles.Submitted
29Version 1Young, Don (AK)RepublicanDirects the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a land conveyance of approximately 1,290 acres of public land, withdrawn by the Secretary of the Interior under Public Land Order 843 for use by the Secretary of the Air Force, to the Town of Galena, Alaska. Made In Order
30Version 1Young, Don (AK)RepublicanExpresses the Sense of Congress that Pacific Air Force’s F-35A basing decision should be based on a base’s capability to host fighter-based bilateral and multilateral training opportunities with international partners, have sufficient airspace and range capabilities to meet training requirements, have sufficient existing facilities, have limited encroachment, and minimize overall construction and operational costs. Made In Order
31Version 1Young, Don (AK)RepublicanDirects the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics to submit a report to the congressional defense committees detailing the efforts made by the Department of Defense and the Armed Forces to achieve cost savings at military installations with high energy costs. Submitted
32Version 1Young, Don (AK)RepublicanRepeals section 811 of the FY2010 NDAA and removes the exemption in 10 USC 2304(e)(4) and 41 USC 3304(f)(2)(D)(ii) for contracts exceeding $20 million which are awarded pursuant to Section 8(a) of the Small Business Act. This will require that contracting agencies comply with the standard justification and approval process prior to sole sourcing these contracts. Made In Order
337Version 1Zinke (MT)RepublicanLate Renames the Captain William Wylie Galt Great Falls Armed Froces Readiness Center in Honor of Captain John E. Moran, a Recipient of the Medal of Honor. Made In Order