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Senate amendment to H.R. 2029 - Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 [Consolidated Appropriations and Tax Measures]

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    Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016
            ::  House amendment #1 to Senate amendment to H.R. 2029 (Rules Committee Print 114-39, showing the text of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016)  PDF XML
                 Explanatory Statement
                 —Introduction  PDF
                 —Division A  PDF
                 —Division B  PDF (Revised prior to submission to Congressional Record)
                 —Division C  PDF
                 —Division D  PDF
                 —Division E  PDF
                 —Division F  PDF
                 —Division G  PDF
                 —Division H  PDF
                 —Division I  PDF
                 —Division J  PDF
                 —Division K  PDF
                 —Division L  PDF
                 —Divisions M-P  PDF
            ::  House amendment #2 to Senate amendment to H.R. 2029 (Rules Committee Print 114-40, showing the text of the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015)  PDF XML
     
                —Section-by-Section Summary, as provided by the Committee on Ways and Means  PDF

      

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 9-2 on Wednesday, December 16, 2015.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 566: 

MANAGERS:Cole/McGovern

1. Provides for the consideration of the Senate amendment to H.R. 2029.

2. Makes in order a motion offered by the chair of the Committee on Appropriations or his designee that the House concur in the Senate amendment with two House amendments:

  • Amendment #1 (consolidated appropriations) consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 114-39 modified by the amendment printed in the Rules Committee report;
  • Amendment #2 (tax extenders) consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 114-40.

3. Provides one hour of debate on House amendment #1 equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations.

4. Provides one hour debate on House amendment #2 equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means.

5. Waives all points of order against consideration of the motion and provides that the Senate amendment and the motion shall be considered as read.

6. Provides that the question shall be divided between the two House amendments. No further division of the question is in order.

7. Provides that either portion of the divided question may be subject to postponement as though under clause 8 of rule XX and shall be considered in the order specified by the chair.

8. Provides that clause 5(b) of rule XXI shall not apply to the motion.

9. Section 4 provides that if only House amendment #2 is adopted, that amendment shall be engrossed as an amendment in the nature of a substitute to the Senate amendment to H.R. 2029.

10. Section 5 provides that the chair of the Committee on Appropriations may insert in the Congressional Record at any time during the remainder of the first session of the 114th Congress such material as he may deem explanatory of the Senate amendment and the motion.

11. Section 6 provides that on any legislative day of the first session of the 114th Congress after December 18, 2015: the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved; and the Chair may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time to be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment.

12. Section 7 provides that on any legislative day of the second session of the 114th Congress before January 5, 2016: the Speaker may dispense with organizational and legislative business; the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved if applicable; and the Chair may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time to be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment.

13. Section 8 provides that the Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by sections 6 and 7.

14. Section 9 provides that each day during the period addressed by sections 6 and 7 of the resolution shall not constitute calendar days for the purposes of section 7 of the War Powers Resolution (50 U.S.C. 1546).

15. Section 10 provides that each day during the period addressed by sections 6 and 7 of the resolution shall not constitute a legislative day for the purposes of clause 7 of rule XIII (resolutions of inquiry).

16. Section 11 provides that it shall be in order at any time through the legislative day of December 18, 2015, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules and that the Speaker or his designee shall consult with the Minority Leader or her designee on the designation of any matter for consideration pursuant to this section.

17. Section 12 waives clause 6(a) of rule XIII (requiring a two-thirds vote to consider a rule on the same day it is reported from the Rules Committee) against any resolution reported from the Rules Committee through the legislative day of December 18, 2015.

Amendments

Amendments Submitted to House Amendment #1 to the Senate amendment to H.R. 2029 (Rules Committee Print 114-39)

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Version #

Sponsor(s)

Party

Summary

Status

#1

Version 1

Esty (CT), Thompson, Mike (CA), DeSaulnier (CA)

Democrat

Strikes the federal ban on CDC & NIH research into gun violence.

Submitted

#2

Version 2

Rogers, Harold (KY)

Republican

MANAGER’S AMENDMENT Revised Fixes technical and drafting errors in Division O of House amendment #1.

Considered As Adopted

#3

Version 1

Duffy (WI)

Republican

Prohibits funds from being used to implement force reductions to three units of the Wisconsin National Guard.

Submitted

#4

Version 1

Babin (TX)

Republican

Prohibits funds from being used to relocate refugees from Syria, Iraq, Somalia, Libya, Uzbekistan or Bosnia.

Submitted

#5

Version 1

Mooney (WV), McKinley (WV)

Republican

Strikes funding for the State Department's effort to build a redundant Foreign Affairs Security Training Center (FASTC).

Submitted

#6

Version 1

Brat (VA)

Republican

Strikes Section 565, which increases the H-2B visa cap for 2016

Submitted

#7

Version 1

Jordan (OH), Mooney (WV), Griffith (VA), Amash (MI), Loudermilk (GA), Gosar (AZ), Posey (FL), Huelskamp (KS), McKinley (WV), Poe (TX), Harris (MD), Meadows (NC), Salmon, (AZ)

Republican

Strikes the United Nations Population Fund, Division N (Cybersecurity Act of 2015), and prohibit funding for the stream protection rule. Additionally, the amendment includes the American Security Against Foreign Enemies Act of 2015, a provision on abortion nondiscrimination for health care providers, and a provision increasing state flexibility in determining Medicaid participation for abortion providers.

Submitted

#8

Version 1

King, Steve (IA)

Republican

Strikes the provision that quadruples the H-2B visa program.

Submitted

#9

Version 1

King, Steve (IA)

Republican

Ensures that no funds made available by this Act will be used to fund the implementation of the Iran Nuclear Deal.

Submitted

#10

Version 1

King, Steve (IA)

Republican

Ensures that no funds made available by this Act will be used to provide a Federal public benefit to refugees, or else go to the Office of Refugee Resettlement or to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees.

Submitted

#11

Version 1

King, Steve (IA)

Republican

Ensures that no funds made available by this Act are used to carry out any provisions of ObamaCare.

Submitted

#12

Version 1

King, Steve (IA)

Republican

Defunds Planned Parenthood.

Submitted

#13

Version 1

King, Steve (IA)

Republican

Defunds enforcement of Obergefell v. Hodges, the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage decision.

Submitted

#14

Version 1

King, Steve (IA)

Republican

Repeals the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule.

Submitted

#15

Version 1

King, Steve (IA)

Republican

Defunds executive amnesty and sanctuary cities.

Submitted

#16

Version 1

King, Steve (IA)

Republican

Defunds any rule or regulation that enforces any provision of the climate agreement that was adopted at the COP21 conference in Paris.

Submitted

#17

Version 1

Lummis (WY)

Republican

Strikes Interior and Environment Section of the bill and extends its funding at current levels through February 12, 2016.

Submitted

#18

Version 1

Tonko (NY)

Democrat

Extends Investment Tax Credit, in Sec. 302 of Title III, to all technologies.

Submitted

#19

Version 1

Waters (CA)

Democrat

Clarifies that Congress has two years to reform the housing finance markets. By striking the words “at least,” this amendment also creates certainty for when the Department of Treasury may liquidate their holdings of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac shares.

Submitted

#20

Version 1

Goodlatte (VA)

Republican

Prohibits funds made available to DOJ from being used to negotiate settlements requiring donations to third parties.

Submitted

 

Amendments Submitted to House Amendment #2 to the Senate amendment to H.R. 2029 (Rules Committee Print 114-40)

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Version #

Sponsor(s)

Party

Summary

Status

#1

Version 1

Rice (SC), Clyburn (SC), Mulvaney (SC), Duncan (SC), Wilson, Joe (SC), Gowdy (SC), Sanford (SC), Hice, Jody (GA), Byrne (AL), Collins (GA)

Bi-Partisan

Permits the public partner, in a nuclear power facility public private partnership, to transfer the nuclear production tax credit (45J) allocated to the public partner to the private partner directly. The benefit of the public partner’s share of the tax credit will be passed on to millions ratepayers.

Withdrawn