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REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 8-3 on Tuesday, February 23, 2016.
FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 619:
Agreed to by record vote of 241-175, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote 240-178, on Thursday, February 25, 2016.
1. Structured rule.
2. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Natural Resources.
3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
4. Makes in order as original text for the purpose of amendment the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Natural Resources now printed in the bill and provides that it shall be considered as read.
5. Waives all points of order against that amendment in the nature of a substitute.
6. Makes in order only those further amendments printed in the Rules Committee report. Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.
7. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in the report.
8. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
|30||Version 1||Aguilar (CA)||Democrat||Prohibits the possession of firearms in land-grant colleges and universities.||Submitted|
|10||Version 1||Beatty, (OH)||Democrat||Directs the Department of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of the John P. Parker House in Ripley, Ohio, to determine the suitability and feasibility of establishing it as a unit of the National Park System.||Submitted|
|1||Version 1||Beyer (VA)||Democrat||Prohibits the use of fully automatic firearms, flame throwers, explosives, and incendiary or armor piercing ammunition at a public target range.||Submitted|
|14||Version 1||Beyer (VA)||Democrat||Prohibits an individual whose name appears on the “no-fly list” from using a public target range.||Submitted|
|15||Version 1||Beyer (VA)||Democrat||Prohibits an individual who is prohibited from possessing a firearm by the Gun Control Act from using a public target range.||Made In Order|
|24||Version 1||Beyer (VA)||Democrat||Strikes language that requires state approval of federal fishing regulations in waters under the jurisdiction of the National Park Service and the Office of National Marine Sanctuaries.||Made In Order|
|37||Version 1||Blumenauer (OR), DeFazio (OR), Bonamici (OR)||Democrat||Late Directs the Secretary of the Interior to submit a report to Congress accounting for the costs incurred by the United States during the unlawful armed occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in 2016, including an estimate of the cost to repair damage to the refuge an authorizes an appropriation, for an additional amount for FY16, to pay the costs detailed in the report.||Submitted|
|34||Version 1||Bustos (IL)||Democrat||Late Adds the Administrator of U.S. Small Business Administration or a designated representative to the Wildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation Council Advisory Committee's membership.||Made In Order|
|28||Version 1||Capps (CA), Kildee (MI)||Democrat||Preserves the ability of federal agencies to regulate ammunition and fishing tackle based on lead content.||Submitted|
|3||Version 1||Deutch (FL)||Democrat||Permits the Army of Corps of Engineers to enforce regulations on possessing a firearm at beach nourishment projects.||Submitted|
|23||Version 1||Dingell (MI)||Democrat||Reauthorizes the North American Wetlands Conservation Act through fiscal year 2021.||Submitted|
|27||Version 1||Esty (CT), Larson, John (CT)||Democrat||Designates specified segments of the Lower Farmington River and Salmon Brook in Connecticut as components of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System.||Submitted|
|35||Version 1||Esty (CT), Thompson, Mike (CA)||Democrat||Late Ensures the Wildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation Council Advisory Committee included policies or programs that increased public awareness on the importance of public safety when handling a firearm during recreational hunting and shooting sports on federal lands.||Submitted|
|11||Version 1||Fleming (LA)||Republican||Requires the Forest Administrator to amend the travel plan for the Kisatchie National Forest in Louisiana to allow Utility Terrain Vehicle (UTV) access on roads nominated by the Secretary of Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries, except when such designation would pose an unacceptable safety risk. If a road is denied, the Forest Administrator must publish a notice in the Federal Register with a justification for the closure.||Made In Order|
|21||Version 1||Gallego (AZ)||Democrat||Ensures that any land management decisions made pursuant to this Act would not adversely affect the physical integrity or ceremonial use of any Indian Sacred Sites.||Submitted|
|16||Version 1||Garamendi (CA)||Democrat||Establishes the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta as a National Heritage Area and designates the Delta Protection Commission as the local coordinating agency.||Submitted|
|46||Version 1||Gibbs (OH)||Republican||Late Amends the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (Clean Water Act) to prohibit the EPA from requiring the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits for the use of FIFRA-regulated pesticides. Eliminates duplicative regulation of pesticides.||Submitted|
|7||Version 1||Grayson (FL)||Democrat||Prohibits registered lobbyists from being appointed to the Wildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation Council Advisory Committee.||Submitted|
|4||Version 1||Green, Gene (TX)||Democrat||Creates the Buffalo Bayou National Heritage Area||Submitted|
|12||Version 1||Griffith (VA)||Republican||Allows a person who is not prohibited from possessing, transporting, shipping, or receiving a firearm or ammunition to transport a firearm or ammunition for any lawful purpose from any place where the person may lawfully possess, carry, or transport the firearm or ammunition to any other such place if, during the transportation, the firearm is unloaded.||Made In Order|
|22||Version 1||Grijalva (AZ), Polis (CO)||Democrat||Strikes language blocking implementation of the Administration’s rule to combat the illegal trade in ivory and protect African elephants under the Endangered Species Act.||Submitted|
|8||Version 1||Heck (NV), Hardy (NV), Amodei (NV)||Republican||Revised Adds the text of H.R. 373, the Good Samaritan Search and Recovery Act, to the end of the bill. Expedites access to federal lands for volunteer search and rescue groups to assist in recovering the remains of a deceased individual believed to be located on federal lands.||Made In Order|
|26||Version 1||Huffman (CA)||Democrat||Requires GAO to conduct a study examining the effect of a ban of the trade of fossilized ivory from mammoths and mastodons on the illegal importation and trade of African and Asian elephant ivory within the United States.||Made In Order|
|29||Version 1||Huffman (CA)||Democrat||Exempts from the provisions allowing for firearms at Army Corps water resource development projects and the transport of bows across National Park Service land individuals convicted of crimes related to the armed takeover or armed occupation of Federal property or a Federal building or convicted of brandishing a firearm at a Federal official in violation of State or Federal law.||Submitted|
|43||Version 1||Huffman (CA)||Democrat||Late Designates the Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as wilderness and a part of the National Wilderness Preservation System.||Made In Order|
|32||Version 1||Jackson Lee (TX)||Democrat||Late Strikes Title III, exemption to import polar bear trophies taken in sport.||Made In Order|
|33||Version 1||Jackson Lee (TX)||Democrat||Late Strikes Title X, Sec. 1007, exemption to import sport-hunted elephant trophies.||Submitted|
|36||Version 1||Jackson Lee (TX)||Democrat||Late Strikes Title III, exemption to import polar bear trophies taken in sport and replace with the Cecil the Lion Endangered and Threatened Species Act of 2016.||Submitted|
|38||Version 1||Kelly, Robin (IL)||Democrat||Late Prohibits the possession of firearms in community health centers.||Submitted|
|48||Version 1||Kildee (MI)||Democrat||Late Provides $25 million for economic development funding to help Flint businesses recover from the lead in drinking water health crisis.||Submitted|
|49||Version 1||Kildee (MI)||Democrat||Late Allows municipalities that have had a federal or emergency declaration due to heightened exposure of lead to use current fiscal year funding of the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund for the forgiveness of loans previously acquired. Removes the current 20 percent cap on loan forgiveness.||Submitted|
|50||Version 1||Kildee (MI)||Democrat||Late Creates a Center of Excellence for Lead Exposure to monitor the health of Flint residents exposed to high levels of lead in drinking water.||Submitted|
|39||Version 1||Kilmer (WA), Heck, Denny (WA)||Democrat||Late Establishes the Maritime Washington National Heritage Area.||Submitted|
|42||Version 1||Lawrence (MI), Kildee (MI)||Democrat||Late States that limitation in subsection (a) shall not apply to Federal lands adjacent to river, streams, lakes, or other bodies of water in which there has been an exceedance of Federal drinking water standards for lead.||Submitted|
|9||Version 1||Lowenthal (CA)||Democrat||Authorizes the Department of Interior, after public comment and if approved unanimously by the Migratory Bird Conservation Commission, to raise the price of the Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp (“Duck Stamp”) by the rate of inflation, in order to preserve waterfowl habitat.||Made In Order|
|20||Version 2||Lowenthal (CA)||Democrat||Revised Designates as Wilderness certain Federal portions of the red rock canyons of the Colorado Plateau and the Great Basin Deserts in the State of Utah for the benefit of present and future generations of people in the United States.||Submitted|
|25||Version 1||Lowenthal (CA)||Democrat||Requires that any land management decisions made pursuant to this Act would take into consideration the impacts of climate change on fish, wildlife and habitat.||Submitted|
|6||Version 1||Lowey (NY)||Democrat||Prohibits the possession or use of select inhumane body-gripping traps within the National Wildlife Refuge System while maintaining current law on other trapping equipment within the System.||Submitted|
|17||Version 1||Meng (NY)||Democrat||Permits more than one U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Law Enforcement Officer to be placed in a U.S. diplomatic or consular post in an African country with a significant population of African elephants in order to assist local wildlife rangers in the protection of such elephants.||Made In Order|
|44||Version 1||Newhouse (WA)||Republican||Late Requires the Chief of the U.S. Forest Service to publish a notice in the Federal Register, with a justification, for the closure of any public road on Forest System lands.||Made In Order|
|41||Version 1||Nolan (MN)||Democrat||Late Finds that target ranges being used in States with recognized youth shooting sports leagues would benefit from providing increased Federal support to facilitate the construction or expansion of public target ranges.||Submitted|
|31||Version 1||Polis (CO)||Democrat||Withdrawn Includes the Continental Divide Wilderness and Recreation Act in H.R. 2406.||Withdrawn|
|2||Version 1||Ribble (WI), Lummis (WY), Benishek (MI), Peterson (MN)||Bi-Partisan||Reissues the 2011 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service decision to delist the gray wolf in the Western Great Lakes and Wyoming from the Endangered Species Act.||Made In Order|
|19||Version 2||Sanford (SC), Grijalva (AZ), Polis (CO)||Bi-Partisan||Revised Permanently reauthorizes the Land and Water Conservation Fund.||Submitted|
|18||Version 1||Schrader (OR)||Democrat||Designates specified segments of the Molalla River in Oregon as components of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System.||Submitted|
|45||Version 2||Smith, Jason (MO)||Republican||Late Revised Prohibits USDA and NFS from issuing restrictions and regulations on hunting and recreational fishing in the Mark Twain National Forest.||Made In Order|
|47||Version 1||Smith, Jason (MO)||Republican||Late Adds a specification that closures of hunter access corridors shall be clearly marked with signs and dates of closures, but shall not include barriers on the corridor.||Made In Order|
|13||Version 1||Wittman (VA)||Republican||MANAGER’S AMENDMENT Revised Deletes Title XII which has been enacted into law already, removes outdated year references in short titles, makes expenditures under the Federal Land Transaction Facilitation Act subject to appropriation, and adds the text of HR 3279, as passed by the House, as a new title XVII.||Made In Order|
|5||Version 1||Young, Don (AK)||Republican||Prohibits the Fish and Wildlife Service from issuing a final rule that preempts state management authority which is protected by law in Alaska. Withdrawals a final rule issued by the National Park Service of the same issue.||Made In Order|
Motion by Mr. McGovern to report an open rule. Defeated: 3–7
Motion by Mr. Polis to make in order and provide the appropriate waivers for amendment #19 offered by Rep. Sanford (SC), Rep. Grijalva (AZ) and Rep. Polis (CO), which permanently reauthorizes the Land and Water Conservation Fund; and amendment #22 offered by Rep. Grijalva (AZ) and Rep. Polis (CO), which strikes language blocking implementation of the Administration’s rule to combat the illegal trade in ivory and protect African elephants under the Endangered Species Act. Defeated: 3–8
Motion by Ms. Foxx to report the rule. Adopted: 8-3