H.R. 4909 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017

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    National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 (as introduced) 

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Rule Information

REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Monday, May 16, 2016.

Agreed to by record vote of 234-181, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 239-181, on Tuesday, May 17, 2016. 

MANAGERS: Byrne/Polis

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 Armed Services.

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

4. Provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 114-51, modified by the amendment printed in part A of the Rules Committee report, shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read. 

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

6. Makes in order only those further amendments printed in part B of the Rules Committee report and amendments en bloc described in section 3 of the rule. Provides that the amendments printed in part B of the report may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question. 

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

8. Section 3 of the rule provides that it shall be in order at any time for the chair of the Committee on Armed Services or his designee to offer amendments en bloc consisting of amendments printed in part B of the report not earlier disposed of. Amendments en bloc shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Armed Services or their designees, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question. 

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

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
3Version 2Adams (NC)DemocratRevised Provides for online entrepreneurial counseling services through the Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) program and requires SCORE to submit a study and report on the future of the program through a strategic plan that covers the course of the next 5 years. Made In Order
251Version 1Adams (NC)DemocratExpresses a sense of Congress that the Department of Defense should increase its collaboration with public-private partnerships to provide more supplemental transition (JTEST-AI) programs at military installations in order to complement the role of TAP-GPS in ways that support a more positive post-service trajectory for its members, particularly those that lead to sustainable employment outcomes.Submitted
129Version 1Aguilar (CA)DemocratCreates a pilot program to improve the ability of the Army and Air Force, respectively, to recruit cyber professionals.Made In Order
130Version 1Aguilar (CA)DemocratAuthorizes the Department of Homeland Security and Department of Defense to carry out the Naturalization at Basic Training initiative, which gives lawful permanent resident enlistees the opportunity to complete naturalization after graduating from basic training. Requires that participating branches to publish information about the program on their website.Submitted
131Version 1Aguilar (CA)DemocratEliminates the time limit for an honorably discharged veteran who is a lawful permanent resident to apply for naturalization during peacetime. Submitted
337Version 1Allen (GA)RepublicanLate Allows Colleges with ROTC programs currently selected for partnership by Cyber Institutes at Individual Service Academies to be included in Section 562. Made In Order
373Version 1Barr, (KY)RepublicanLate Requires that the United States Air Force transfer three (3) C-130J aircraft to the Air National Guard. Submitted
27Version 1Bera (CA)DemocratRequires the Secretary of Defense, in consultation with the Secretaries of the VA, Education, and Labor, to submit a report to Congress detailing the transfer of skills into college credit or technical certifications for members of the Armed Forces leaving the military. Made In Order
20Version 2Beyer (VA), Wittman (VA), Connolly (VA), Lamborn (CO), Comstock (VA), Ruppersberger (MD)Bi-PartisanRevised Ensures that DOD is using LPTA in an effective and appropriate manner as a source selection process. States that it should be DOD policy to avoid LPTA use in circumstances that potentially deny the Department the benefits of cost and technical tradeoffs in the source selection process.Made In Order
49Version 1Beyer (VA), Welch (VT), Speier (CA), Lieu (CA), Quigley (IL), Norton (DC), Van Hollen (MD), Connolly (VA), Delaney (MD), Rush (IL)DemocratExpresses a Sense of Congress that climate change constitutes a national security threat.Submitted
50Version 1Beyer (VA)DemocratPairs the FAA and the DOD to study possible changes to these routes and altitude caps to minimize the impact from these overflight operations.Made In Order
247Version 1Beyer (VA)DemocratAuthorizes $25 million for the Office of Economic Adjustment to offer competitive grants for transportation infrastructure improvements to Department of Defense cemetery access roads.Submitted
281Version 2Blumenauer (OR), Quigley (IL), Polis (CO)DemocratRevised Requires the Secretary of Defense to submit a report on the total cost of research, production and maintenance of the B-21 aircraft. Made In Order
282Version 2Blumenauer (OR), Kinzinger (IL), Moulton (MA), Gibson (NY), Hastings, Alcee (FL), Stefanik (NY), Larsen, Rick (WA), Stivers (OH), Lieu (CA), Russell (OK), Tsongas (MA), Hunter (CA), Kilmer (WA), Reichert (WA)Bi-PartisanRevised Reforms the Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) program for at-risk Afghan allies. Made In Order
283Version 1Blumenauer (OR), Kinzinger (IL), Moulton (MA), Gibson (NY), Hastings, Alcee (FL), Stefanik (NY), Larsen, Rick (WA), Stivers (OH), Lieu (CA), Russell (OK), Tsongas (MA), Hunter (CA), Kilmer (WA)Bi-PartisanWithdrawn Reforms, extends and expands the Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) program for at-risk Afghan allies. Withdrawn
126Version 3Bordallo (GU)DemocratRevised Authorizes the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States to settle claims resulting from the occupation of Guam during World War II based on other war claims programs previously authorized by Congress for other Americans.Made In Order
142Version 3Bordallo (GU)DemocratRevised Grants USCIS greater flexibility to approve H-2B visa application renewals for contractors performing work on Guam for the duration of the realignment construction plans. The flexibility is needed to meet projected Guam workforce requirements to support construction efforts in conjunction with realignment of Marines in the Asia-Pacific region. Current statute restricts ability of USCIS to grant renewals and has already impacted construction timelines and cost. The amendment would ensure Guam and CNMI have sufficient and appropriate workforce to support this strategic undertaking.Made In Order
138Version 1Bost (IL)RepublicanMakes a technical change to impact aid program. Made In Order
370Version 2Boustany (LA)RepublicanLate Revised Expresses a sense of Congress that Golan Heights is a vital to Israel’s security and at a time when Syria’s civil war has unleashed terrorist organizations on Israel’s Northern border, including the Golan Heights the UN and other international organizations should not issue statements or call for actions that would jeopardize Israel’s security, but rather should insist that any peace process must be based on direct bilateral negotiations between Israel and her neighbors. Submitted
322Version 1Boyle (PA)DemocratLate Expresses a sense of Congress that it is in the national security interest of the United States to reduce dependence on fossil fuels.Submitted
173Version 1Brat (VA)RepublicanCreates a process for foreign governments to petition DOD to return surplus property to that government. Expands use of residual value obtained from returned foreign property from facility maintenance and operations to readiness programs.Made In Order
141Version 1Brooks (AL), Coffman (CO)RepublicanWithdrawn Requires certain price certification for space launch vehicle or space launch service contract procurement.Withdrawn
246Version 2Brownley (CA)DemocratRevised Requires DOD to report to Congress on the backlog of deferred maintenance and aging equipment and systems at Major Range and Test Facility Bases. Requires DOD to submit to Congress a strategic plan to eliminate the maintenance backlog and modernize equipment and systems to provide adequate testing for development, acquisition, fielding, and support of warfighting capabilities.Submitted
245Version 3Buck (CO)RepublicanRevised Requires the DOD to evaluate the cost of different types of energy and purchase the most cost effective option available.Made In Order
16Version 1Burgess (TX), Schakowsky (IL), DeFazio (OR), Welch (VT), 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
275Version 1Bustos (IL), Westerman (AR), Loebsack (IA), Duckworth (IL), Tonko (NY), Hill (AR)Bi-PartisanRequires the DOD to document items necessary to national security that are being produced non-competitively or outside the United States. Requires DOD to consider Army arsenals for the production of those items in order to strengthen readiness and the organic industrial base.Submitted
161Version 1Calvert (CA)RepublicanRequires a report on the Department of Defense civilian work force and contractors. Made In Order
335Version 2C?rdenas , Tony (CA)DemocratLate Revised Removes the discretionary elements from DOD and ensures DACA recipients will participate in MAVNI for the life of the program.Submitted
336Version 3C?rdenas , Tony (CA)DemocratLate Revised Strikes out section 2812 which prohibits the use of Military Installations To House Unaccompanied Alien Children and replaces it with a sense of Congress that appropriate Federal agencies shall act in the best interest of unaccompanied alien children to ensure humane and livable conditions in the best interest of the child during the duration of their processing. Submitted
78Version 2Carter, John (TX)RepublicanRevised Places specific reporting requirements on the Defense Department when prescribing and distributing Mefloquine to members of the Armed Forces, and requires the Secretary of Defense to conduct an annual review for each Mefloquine prescription. Expands the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury’s mission to include the study of the adverse health effects of Mefloquine.Made In Order
304Version 1Carter, Buddy (GA)RepublicanRelocates the Saint Marys Airport away from Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay because of security issues with civilian air traffic. Codifies the Navy's steps in the relocation of the airport.Made In Order
378Version 1Carter, Buddy (GA)RepublicanLate Clarifies that, under the Pilot Program for Operation of Network of Retail Pharmacy under TRICARE Pharmacy Benefits Program, retail pharmacies shall also include small business pharmacies. Made In Order
338Version 1Cartwright (PA)DemocratLate Establishes a formal process to provide Government agencies outside the Department of Defense with information on the availability of surplus, serviceable ammunition for the purpose of reducing the overall storage and disposal costs related to such ammunition.Made In Order
342Version 1Cartwright (PA)DemocratLate Establishes the first centralized collection of outcomes-based research on orthotics and prosthetics.Submitted
103Version 1Chu (CA)DemocratEnsures that the Small Business Administration considers the population density of the area to be serviced by women’s business centers when reviewing and selecting eligible entities for WBC grants. Made In Order
309Version 2Cicilline (RI)DemocratRevised Requires a report be completed by the Secretary of Defense in consultation with the Secretaries of the military departments and the Secretary of State on efforts made to inform American manufacturers on procurement opportunities for equipping foreign military entities approved to receive U.S. assistance. This report should also include any plans or strategies to raise awareness of these opportunities among U.S. manufacturers.Made In Order
90Version 1Clyburn (SC), Smith, Adam (WA)DemocratProhibits Senior ROTC units at institutions that display the Confederate battle flag by removing the exception for institutions whose boards have taken a symbolic vote in support of the flag’s removal while disclaiming the authority to actually remove it. Submitted
208Version 1Coffman (CO)RepublicanWithdrawn Prohibits the Secretary of Defense from awarding or renewing any space launch vehicle or space launch service procurement contract unless the provider is capable of delivering into space any national security payload. Requires the Secretary to certify 60 days prior to any such award of a contract or renewal of a contract to Congress that the provider complies with this requirement.Withdrawn
148Version 1Collins, Chris (NY), Higgins (NY)Bi-PartisanRequires the Secretary of the Army to consider using cost-competitive technologies that minimize waste generation and air emissions as alternatives to current disposal methods when reducing munitions in the stock-pile of conventional ammunition or B5A Account.Made In Order
312Version 1Comstock (VA)RepublicanDirects the DOD sectretary to study programs with locked vials.Made In Order
313Version 1Comstock (VA), Johnson, Sam (TX), Lipinski (IL)Bi-PartisanRequires the Undersecretary for Personnel and Readiness to evaluate the effectiveness of transition programs in which civilian businesses and organizations provide internships, apprenticeships, and other on-the-job training in an effort to increase likelihood of employment for separating service members. Requires the Undersecretary to issue guidance to unit commanders encouraging them to permit separating service members to engage in these programs, provided that unit readiness is not degraded.Made In Order
296Version 1Connolly (VA), Delaney (MD), Beyer (VA), Norton (DC), Comstock (VA), Van Hollen (MD), Sarbanes (MD)Bi-PartisanDirects the Department of Defense to submit a report on the impact of a partial or complete shutdown of Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Metrorail on Department of Defense installations and employees in the National Capital Region.Submitted
297Version 1Connolly (VA), Poe (TX)Bi-PartisanExpresses a sense of Congress that the Department of Defense should develop an assessment, monitoring, and evaluation framework for security cooperation.Made In Order
219Version 1Conyers (MI), Grijalva (AZ), Ellison (MN), McGovern (MA)DemocratStates that none of the funds authorized to be appropriated by this Act or otherwise made available for fiscal year 2017 for the Department of Defense may be obligated or expended to transfer or authorize the transfer of any cluster munitions to Saudi Arabia.Submitted
258Version 1Cooper (TN), Rogers, Mike (AL)Bi-PartisanRequires a report on Open Skies Treaty and Intermediate Nuclear Forces Treaty.Made In Order
85Version 1Costa (CA)DemocratDirects the Secretary to prioritize training exercised for National Guard IRT teams with well drilling capability in locations in disadvantaged communities with drinking water supplies that have been impacted as a result of drought.Submitted
86Version 1Costa (CA)DemocratDirects the Secretary to report to the Committees of jurisdiction regarding the efficacy of prioritizing training exercises for National Guard IRT teams with well drilling capability in locations in disadvantaged communities with drinking water supplies that have been impacted as a result of drought.Made In Order
217Version 1Costello (PA)RepublicanExpresses support for greater collaboration among DOD and higher education institutions to improve educational outcomes for active duty military and veterans through priority course registration policies.Submitted
218Version 2Costello (PA), Sinema (AZ), Coffman (CO)Bi-PartisanRevised Requires the Secretary of Defense, in consultation with the Secretary of Education, to report to Congress on extending student loan protections for active duty borrowers under the Servicemember Civil Relief Act.Made In Order
239Version 1Courtney (CT), Wittman (VA)Bi-PartisanAmends the Occupational Safety and Health Act to make permanent the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH).Made In Order
221Version 1Culberson (TX)RepublicanProvides competitively awarded grant funding for the preservation of our nation’s historic battleships in a manner that is self-sustaining and has an educational component. Requires grantees to provide a 1:1 matching of any federal funding received pursuant to this grant program. The grant program sunsets on September 30, 2023.Made In Order
91Version 3Davis, Susan (CA), Moulton (MA), Walz (MN)DemocratRevised Excludes BAH from the calculation for SNAP to help feed 30,000 servicemembers and their families. Submitted
92Version 1Davis, Susan (CA)DemocratAllows dual military couples who adopt to split 36 days of leave according to family needs. Made In Order
132Version 1Davis, Susan (CA), Brady, Robert (PA)DemocratEnsures election officials track and confirm the receipt of military and overseas absentee ballots.Submitted
95Version 1Delaney (MD)DemocratAllows areas that lose HUBZone designation a 7-year phase out (up from 3 years).Submitted
149Version 1DeLauro (CT), Granger (TX)Bi-PartisanProhibits the Department of Defense from entering into a contract or subcontract with Russia’s state-arms dealer Rosoboronexport unless the Secretary of Defense, in consultation with the Secretary of State and Director of National Intelligence, certifies that the firm ceased transferring weapons to Syria, Russia pulled out of Crimea, Russian forces have withdrawn from the eastern boarder of Ukraine, and that Russia is not otherwise actively destabilizing Ukraine. Any such certification would be reviewed by the Defense Department Inspector General. Submitted
139Version 1DelBene (WA)DemocratEliminates the 2-year eligibility limitation for noncompetitive appointment of military spouses to civil service positions when a member of the Armed Forces is relocated in connection with their service.Made In Order
140Version 1DelBene (WA)DemocratRequires certain anchor and mooring chain to be procured from a manufacturer in the national technology and industrial base. Submitted
318Version 1Dent (PA), Smith, Adam (WA), Hanna (NY), Ros-Lehtinen (FL), Coffman (CO), Nadler (NY), Peters, Scott (CA), Schrader (OR), Curbelo (FL), Larsen, Rick (WA)Bi-PartisanLate Strikes section 1094 relating to protections to civil rights and disabilities.Submitted
96Version 1DeSantis (FL)RepublicanProhibits funds to the office of the Special Envoy for Guantanamo Detention Closure if a released detainee appears on the Summary of the Reengagement of Detainees Formerly Held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.Submitted
97Version 2DeSantis (FL)RepublicanRevised Prohibits funds authorized to be appropriated or otherwise made available for fiscal year 2017 for the Department of Defense may be used for any bilateral military-to-military contact, cooperation, or related security conferences between the Governments of the United States and Cuba until the Secretary of Defense Cuba until the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Director of National Intelligence, certify to the appropriate congressional committees and Congress convincing assurances that the anti-American posture of the Castro regime has undergone a material change.Made In Order
98Version 2DeSantis (FL), Hunter (CA), Speier (CA)Bi-PartisanRevised Expresses a sense of Congress that child sexual abuse is a violation of United States law and internationally recognized human rights and should not be conducted or condoned on any United States-controlled military installation, regardless of location.Submitted
99Version 1DeSantis (FL), Zinke (MT)RepublicanCreates a career military justice litigation track for United States Army & Air Force JAGs similar to what currently exists for United States Navy JAGs.Made In Order
14Version 1DeSaulnier (CA), Speier (CA), Quigley (IL), Pascrell (NJ)DemocratClarifies that smart gun research and development is an allowable use of DARPA funds.Submitted
165Version 1DeSaulnier (CA), Jones (NC)Bi-PartisanRequires Transition Assistance Program (TAP) counselors to inform separating members of the U.S. Armed Forces that any separation pay received may reduce the amount of VA disability benefits received. Made In Order
71Version 2Dingell (MI)DemocratRevised Expresses the sense of Congress that Muslim members of the Armed Forces and Muslim civilian employees of the Department of Defense should be honored for their contributions and services to the Armed Forces.Submitted
10Version 1Dold (IL)RepublicanExtends the authorization of a 2014 project for barracks at Great Lakes, IL.Made In Order
226Version 2Donovan (NY), Hunter (CA)RepublicanRevised Expedites processing of applications for transportation security cards for separating members of the Armed forces and veterans to facilitate employment in the maritime industry. Made In Order
229Version 1Duckworth (IL)DemocratGrants Veteran owned small businesses access to surplus property.Submitted
230Version 1Duckworth (IL), Cummings (MD), Hanna (NY)Bi-PartisanProhibits discrimination against federal employees on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.Submitted
198Version 1Ellison (MN), Jones (NC)Bi-PartisanAdds language that clarifies that the bill is not an authorization for the use of military force in Iran.Submitted
199Version 1Ellison (MN)DemocratStrikes language that calls on the President to expand the scope of the mission in Afghanistan.Made In Order
200Version 3Ellison (MN), Lee, Barbara (CA), Schrader (OR), Jones (NC)Bi-PartisanRevised Reduces funding for base budget procurement items from Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) funds to $1,287,871,000, in accordance with the President’s request. $9,440,300,000 is transferred to OCO Operations & Maintenance fund in order to fund operations overseas, with $26 million designated for suicide prevention.Made In Order
307Version 2Ellison (MN), Grijalva (AZ)DemocratRevised Establishes a contracting preference for “model employers” who provide good wages, offer decent benefits, and respect employees’ right to bargain collectively. Submitted
52Version 2Ellmers (NC), Hudson (NC)RepublicanRevised Requires the Secretary of the Air Force and the Secretary of the Army to report to HASC and SASC quarterly on Joint Airborne Air Transportability Training occurring at Fort Bragg to ensure there is no negative impact to military readiness.Made In Order
242Version 1Esty (CT), Bustos (IL)DemocratRequires the U.S. Department of Defense to take into account the creation and retention of American jobs when issuing a contract.Submitted
303Version 1Esty (CT)Democraterican states’ dependency on Venezuelan energy resources, revenue, and credit schemes.Submitted
82Version 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
83Version 1Farenthold (TX)RepublicanProvides that when a nominee of a Senator, Representative, or Delegate is selected for appointment as a cadet at a Service Academy, the Senator, Representative, or Delegate shall be notified at least 48 hours before the official notification or announcement of the appointment is made.Made In Order
102Version 1Farenthold (TX)RepublicanProhibits the Secretary of Defense from approving any application for the construction or alteration of a wind turbine within 25 miles of a military air base. Submitted
252Version 1Fitzpatrick (PA), Speier (CA), Huffman (CA), DeSaulnier (CA)Bi-PartisanRecognizes the role played by the 16 million women known as Rosie the Riveters during World War Two.Made In Order
261Version 1Fitzpatrick (PA)RepublicanAuthorizes the Award of Medal of Honor to Richard Gresko and David Christian for acts of valor during the Vietnam War. Submitted
262Version 1Fitzpatrick (PA)RepublicanProhibits DOD from purchasing dangerous medical device until FDA ordered post market studies are completed.Submitted
263Version 1Fitzpatrick (PA)RepublicanProvides a sense of Congress that the Tomb Guards have an important and honorable responsibility to guard that Tomb of the Unknowns and that the Secretary of the Army should make every possible effort to grant an exception to the requirements for in-ground burial at Arlington National Cemetery for Tomb Guards who served honorably.Submitted
295Version 1Fitzpatrick (PA)RepublicanRequires the CRAF fleet to have secondary barrier doors protecting the cockpit to prevent terror hijackings. Submitted
87Version 1Fleming (LA), Bridenstine (OK), McClintock (CA)RepublicanProhibits funds for Executive Orders 13653 and 13693 that require DOD to meet certain green energy mandates and to incorporate climate change reviews within DOD operations, acquisition, and planning. Made In Order
256Version 2Forbes (VA)RepublicanRevised Requires that the Secretary of Defense submit a report at the end of each fiscal year listing each request received from Taiwan and each letter of offer to sell any defense articles or services under the Arms Export Control Act to Taiwan during such fiscal year.Made In Order
257Version 1Forbes (VA)RepublicanIncreases the minimum active-duty end strength of the Navy from 322,900 to 324,615 to make it consistent with the end strength authorized in the HASC mark. AMade In Order
305Version 2Forbes (VA), Hunter (CA)RepublicanRevised Authorizes the Army to recover firearms that were provided to a foreign country on a grant basis and subsequently became excess to the needs of such country.Made In Order
289Version 1Fortenberry (NE)RepublicanExpresses the Sense of Congress that safe areas should be secured for the resettlement and reintegration of indigenous ethnic and religious minorities, including victims of genocide, into their homelands. Affirms that this position is a critical component of a safe, secure, and sovereign Iraq.Made In Order
290Version 1Fortenberry (NE), Eshoo (CA)Bi-PartisanEmpowers local security forces in Iraq -- including ethnic and religious minority groups -- to deter, hold, or roll back the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in Iraq. Made In Order
291Version 2Foster (IL)DemocratRevised Requires the report titled “Defense Spending by State” to include information comparing defense spending in a state to the state’s federal tax contribution.Submitted
292Version 2Foster (IL)DemocratRevised Directs the Director of National Intelligence, in consultation with the Secretaries of Defense, Energy, and State, to submit to congress a report on the status of current countries producing highly-enriched uranium for use in naval reactors.Submitted
293Version 2Foster (IL)DemocratRevised Requires the Secretary of Defense and Secretary of Energy to provide a briefing to the appropriate committees on the feasibility and potential benefits of a dialogue between the United States and France on the use of low-enriched uranium in naval reactors. Made In Order
64Version 1Frankel (FL)DemocratExpresses Congress's appreciation to American veterans disabled for life and supports the annual recognition of these individuals each year.Made In Order
155Version 1Frankel (FL), Speier (CA)DemocratAdds a provision to Article 120 of the UCMJ that would explicitly address the situation where someone uses their position, rank, or authority to obtain compliance by the other person. Submitted
203Version 1Frankel (FL)DemocratExpresses the sense of Congress that continued United States leadership in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is critical to the national security of the United States.Made In Order
334Version 1Frankel (FL)DemocratLate Classifies a vessel being repaired or dismantled to be a "recreational vessel" if the vessel shares elements of design and construction of traditional recreational vessels and is not normally engaged in a military or commercial undertaking when operating.Made In Order
286Version 1Franks (AZ)RepublicanWithdrawn Strengthens penalties for trespassers on nuclear facilities who cause over $1,000 worth of damage.Withdrawn
249Version 1Gabbard (HI), Nolan (MN), Takai (HI), Jones (NC), DeFazio (OR), Poe (TX), Welch (VT)Bi-PartisanRemoves the extension of authority for the Syria train and equip program. Submitted
371Version 1Gabbard (HI), Nolan (MN), Takai (HI), Jones (NC)Bi-PartisanLate Eliminates the federal penalties for failure to comply with registration requirements for military Selective Service.Submitted
315Version 1Gallego (AZ)DemocratAllows for the transfer of funds to HHS to support resettlement services for Special Immigrant Visa holdersSubmitted
316Version 1Gallego (AZ)DemocratRequires each branch of the Armed Services to monitor prescribing of medications to treat PTSD among Service Members.Made In Order
332Version 1Gallego (AZ)DemocratLate Codifies Sec. (c) “Equity” of 32 CFR 70.9, “Discharge Review Standards.” Submitted
377Version 1Gallego (AZ)DemocratLate Ensures that service members who are immigrants receive information that will assist them in completing the naturalization process. Submitted
152Version 1Garamendi (CA)DemocratReduces the authorization for the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent program by $17.93 million, the amount identified by the Government Accountability Office as in excess of program need for Fiscal Year 2016. This amendment increases the authorization for Air Force procurement of Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures by $17.93 million to address an unfunded requirement identified by the Air Force.Made In Order
339Version 2Garamendi (CA)DemocratRevised Requires that 30% of exported American LNG travel on U.S.-flag vessels by 2025, and creates training and credentialing opportunities for U.S. licensed and unlicensed mariners.Submitted
374Version 1Garamendi (CA)DemocratLate Increases the authorization for Air Force procurement of Battlefield Airmen Operations Kits by $21,000,000 to address an unfunded requirement identified by the Air Force. Reduces the authorization for the W80-4 Life Extension Program by $21,000,000.Submitted
253Version 1Gibson (NY), Zinke (MT), Walz (MN)Bi-PartisanExpresses the sense of Congress that the U.S. remains committed to the all-volunteer force with proper resourcing and that the draft should not be reinstated unless the survival of the U.S. is in jeopardy and the all-volunteer force's ability to accomplish its missions is in question.Submitted
311Version 1Gibson (NY), Israel (NY)Bi-PartisanGrants limited copyright authority for faculty and students for works requiring copyright for publication and drafting at DOD schools or with DOD resources.Submitted
363Version 1Gibson (NY), Stefanik (NY)RepublicanLate Clarifies language to ensure individuals' due process and equal protection under the law rights are preserved and not negatively impacted.Submitted
9Version 3Gosar (AZ), King, Steve (IA), Barletta (PA), Brat (VA), Bridenstine (OK), Fleming (LA), McClintock (CA), Weber (TX), Palazzo (MS), Babin (TX), Jones (NC), Brooks (AL), Grothman (WI), Harris (MD), Olson (TX), DesJarlais (TN), Graves, Garret (LA), Smith, Lamar (TX), Palmer (AL), Yoho (FL)RepublicanRevised Strikes section 597 and clarifies that the administration does not have the authority to unilaterally enlist DACA aliens and other illegal aliens in the military.Submitted
22Version 1Gosar (AZ), Speier (CA)Bi-PartisanAllows for the procurement of two Littoral Combat Ships in fiscal year 2017 as requested by the Department of the Navy and prohibits budget authorization for the procurement of a third Littoral Combat Ship using Overseas Contingency Operations funds.Submitted
23Version 2Gosar (AZ)RepublicanRevised Requires the Secretary to provide a briefing to the House Armed Services Committee on the status of DOD efforts to maintain a systems-based inventory of Department buildings, land, and other real property assets following recommendations made by GAO.Made In Order
162Version 1Graves (MO)RepublicanReins in SBA's authority to fund initiatives outside its current authorized authority. Made In Order
215Version 2Graves (MO), Takai (HI)Bi-PartisanRevised Requires the DOD to report to the Armed Services Committee on the agency’s use of a two-phase procurement process.Made In Order
216Version 1Graves (MO), Takai (HI)Bi-PartisanWithdrawn Allows more small businesses to enter into the federal contracting market by reducing the cost to bid for a federal contract by using a two-phase procurement process. Withdrawn
109Version 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
110Version 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
111Version 1Grayson (FL)DemocratRequires the inclusion of information concerning the availability of treatment options and resources available to address substance abuse (including alcohol, prescription drug, and opioid abuse), as part of the required servicemember preseparation counseling. Made In Order
112Version 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
113Version 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
114Version 1Grayson (FL)DemocratWithdrawn Directs the Director of DARPA to establish a fusion energy innovation initiative. Authorizes a competitive, merit-reviewed funding opportunity to solicit proposals for engineering designs for innovative fusion energy systems which have the potential to demonstrate net energy production not later than 7 years after the start of construction.Withdrawn
115Version 2Grayson (FL)DemocratRevised Prohibits 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
116Version 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
117Version 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
118Version 2Grayson (FL)DemocratRevised Requires the Secretary of Defense, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Secretary of Energy, and the Secretary of State to jointly submit to Congress a report on space-based nuclear detection.Submitted
119Version 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
120Version 1Grayson (FL)DemocratRequires the Secretary of Defense to consider “comparable quality of service” as criteria used to determine partnership agreements between facilities of the uniformed services and local or regional health care systems. Made In Order
169Version 1Green, Gene (TX), Ribble (WI), Young, Don (AK)Bi-PartisanAuthorizes the Transportation Department to provide technical assistance and funding, if available, to support maritime workforce training at designated Centers of Excellence and related programs. Under any national maritime strategy developed by the Secretary of Transportation, the Secretary may designate public community and technical colleges as Centers of Excellence for domestic maritime workforce training and education. Submitted
175Version 1Griffith (VA)RepublicanAmends Section 1021 of the FY12 NDAA to add a knowing requirement that protects the liberty of American citizens on American soil.Submitted
63Version 2Grijalva (AZ), Poe (TX)Bi-PartisanRevised Provides for a limitation on use of funds to conduct domestic surveillance by unmanned aerial systems.Submitted
197Version 1Grijalva (AZ)DemocratWithdrawn Prohibits military involvement in border enforcement.Withdrawn
273Version 1Grijalva (AZ), Ellison (MN)DemocratStrikes provision that prohibits implementation of the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order.Submitted
294Version 1Grijalva (AZ), Speier (CA), Polis (CO)DemocratStrikes sections 2864, 2865, and 2866.Submitted
183Version 2Guinta (NH)RepublicanRevised Increases funding to USNORTHCOM for Joint Task Force North by $3,000,000 to be used for counter narcotics operations. Made In Order
212Version 1Guthrie (KY)RepublicanAuthorizes the Secretary of the Army to continue to provide for the production, treatment, management, and use of natural gas located under Fort Knox, Kentucky.Made In Order
181Version 2Hanna (NY), Israel (NY)Bi-PartisanRevised Requires the Secretary of the Army to brief Congress on a strategy for incorporating Army National Guard Cyber Protection Teams into the Cyber Mission Force.Made In Order
182Version 1Hanna (NY), Kilmer (WA)Bi-PartisanDirects Small Business Development Centers to provide, to the extent practicable, cyber assistance to small businesses. Requires the Small Business Administration and the Department of Homeland Security to develop a joint “SBDC Cyber Strategy” to provide necessary guidance to Small Business Development Centers regarding how they can improve the coordination and provision of federal cyber assistance to small businesses. Made In Order
24Version 2Hastings, Alcee (FL)DemocratRevised Excludes reimbursements for medical expenses from the VA’s calculation of annual income when determining pension eligibility for veterans.Made In Order
240Version 1Higgins (NY), Loudermilk (GA)Bi-PartisanAuthorizes assistance to Israel to improve maritime security and maritime domain awareness.Made In Order
341Version 1Hill (AR)RepublicanLate Withdrawn Requires an assessment by the National Guard and a review prior to relocation of Army National Guard Network Operations Support Center. Withdrawn
298Version 4Himes (CT)DemocratRevised Requires a report from the Secretary of Defense on policies, doctrine, procedures and authorities governing Department of Defense activities in response to a malicious cyber activity carried out against the United States or United States persons by foreign states or non-state actors.Made In Order
227Version 1Holding (NC), Royce (CA), Engel (NY), Bera (CA)Bi-PartisanEnhances and promotes greater defense trade and military cooperation between the United States and India by encouraging and supporting a range of measures such as joint military planning and co-development. Made In Order
327Version 2Hudson (NC)RepublicanLate Revised Requires a briefing on the acquisition strategy for the Ground Mobility Vehicle program.Made In Order
238Version 1Huffman (CA)DemocratRequires the Secretary of the Navy to submit to Congress a report on the application of desalinization technology for defense and national security purposes to provide drought relief to areas impacted by sharp declines in water supply.Submitted
39Version 4Hunter (CA), Walorski (IN), Zinke (MT), Brooks (AL), Blum (IA), Aguilar (CA), Cook (CA), Peters, Scott (CA), Gibson (NY), Lamborn (CO)Bi-PartisanRevised Expands the definition of a commercial item in section 103, title 41, United States Code.Submitted
40Version 1Hunter (CA)RepublicanStrikes the second sentence of Title 38, Section 167, Paragraph (f)4, ensuring that the Service branch fulfills its obligation to notify a service member’s spouse in the event that a service member declines SGLI Coverage. Title 38, Section 167, Paragraph (f)1 of US Code states that a service branch is required to notify the servicemember’s spouse in writing if a servicemember declines SGLI coverage. However, there is a subsequent provision (paragraph (f)4) that says if the service branch does not fulfill its obligation to notify the servicemember’s spouse, the validity of the servicemember’s decision to decline SGLI is not affected. Made In Order
163Version 1Hunter (CA)RepublicanWithdrawn Requires the Secretary of Defense to ensure that launch services are procured using full and open competition. Withdrawn
164Version 2Hunter (CA)RepublicanRevised Expands the use of the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) regarding access at DoD installations.Made In Order
265Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratExpresses the sense of Congress regarding the importance of increasing the effectiveness of the Northern Command (“NORTHCOM”) in fulfilling its critical mission of protecting the U.S. homeland in event of war and to provide support to local, state, and federal authorities in times of national emergency. Made In Order
266Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratAuthorizes the Secretary of Defense to work with local security partners in facilitating the provision of security at civilian nuclear research centers in educational institutions to ascertain that nuclear weapons do not end up in the hands of terrorists, in promotion of the United States’ and its allies’ security interests.Submitted
267Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratAuthorizes the Secretary of Defense to work with local and international security partners, innovators, law enforcement, and other civil society organizations in the provision of technical assistance for the creation, facilitation and implementation of a technological app designed to enable the location, protection and tracking of missing persons, refugees, returnees and internally displaced persons.Submitted
268Version 2Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratRevised Authorizes the Secretary of Defense and Secretary of State to coordinate the provision of technical assistance to international security partners in the provision of security and protection for their local activists and civil society organizations advocating for and promoting freedom of religion, education, press expression and personal expression.Submitted
330Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratLate Seeks information regarding the awarding of secret and top secret security clearances to better understand the process for awarding clearances. Submitted
347Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratLate Directs Secretary of the Navy to submit report to Congress on the feasibility of applying desalinization technologies to provide drought relief in areas impacted by sharp declines in water availability for both military as well as civilian purposes.Submitted
348Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratLate Requires increased collaboration with NIH to combat Triple Negative Breast Cancer.Made In Order
349Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratLate Requires the Government Accountability Office to include in its annual report to congress a list of the most common grounds for sustaining protests related to bids for contracts. Made In Order
350Version 2Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratLate Revised Requires the Secretary of Defense to submit to Congress report on efforts to assist Nigeria security forces in combatting Boko Haram In Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin.Made In Order
351Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratLate Increases funding for Post traumatic stress disorder.Submitted
352Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratLate Requires outreach for small business concerns owned and controlled by women and minorities required before conversation of certain functions to contractor performanceMade In Order
367Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratLate Requires a report from the Secretary of Defense on the Department's ability to support the rapid development, production and deployment of vaccines or treatments for emerging tropical diseases like the Ebola and Zika viruses to protect the men and women of the armed forces and their families.Submitted
308Version 1Jenkins, Evan (WV)RepublicanWithdrawn Expands National Guard eligibility for reimbursement of pay, allowances, and incurred expenses through Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation when members of the National Guard and Reserve provide Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation support and where it is cost effective to use experienced members of these components for activities involved in Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation activities.Withdrawn
340Version 3Jenkins, Evan (WV)RepublicanRevised Increases the funding authorized for National Guard Counter-Drug Programs, Drug Interdiction and Counter-Drug Activities, Defense-Wide by $30 million, offset by equivalent decreases to funding for the lines for Common Ground Equipment and Advanced Innovative Technologies.Made In Order
250Version 1Jolly (FL)RepublicanRequires the Secretary of Defense to report to the defense committees on the acquisition strategy of the Transportable Tactical Command Communications program and how the program is meeting the globally deployable requirements of intelligence and global response force and expeditionary users.Submitted
15Version 1Jones (NC)RepublicanStates that the Secretary of Defense shall ensure that commissary stores accept as payment the Military Star Card.Made In Order
72Version 1Jones (NC)RepublicanFunds the SPECIAL SURVIVOR INDEMNITY ALLOWANCE for ten years.Submitted
150Version 2Kaptur (OH), Jones (NC)Bi-PartisanRevised Requires the Secretary of Defense to submit a report detailing the quantity, composition, and lost income of survivors currently affected by the Dependency and Indemnity Compensation offset to the Survivor Benefit Program. Made In Order
285Version 1Keating (MA), Jones (NC)Bi-PartisanExpresses 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
73Version 1Kelly (PA)RepublicanProhibits funds from being used to destroy anti-personnel landmine munitions unless the Secretary of Defense submits a report on research into operational alternatives to these munitions.Made In Order
75Version 2Kelly (PA), Gosar (AZ)RepublicanRevised Prohibits 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
146Version 2Kelly, Robin (IL)DemocratRevised Requires the Secretary of Defense has 180 days to conduct and submit to Congressional Defense Committees and the GAO a spend analysis to identify procurement inefficiencies and opportunities to consolidate purchases relating to commercial satellite communications services.Submitted
317Version 2Kennedy (MA), Ashford (NE), Gibson (NY), Garamendi (CA), Peters, Scott (CA)Bi-PartisanRevised Provides assistance to foreign countries to interdict or seize shipments that violate United Nations Security Council Resolution 1701 or 2231Submitted
299Version 1Kildee (MI)DemocratExpresses as a Sense of Congress that the Department of Defense should work with State and local health officials to prevent human exposure to perflourinated chemicals.Made In Order
369Version 1Kildee (MI), Moulton (MA), O'Rourke (TX)DemocratLate Amends Sec 741 to include veterans in the identification and resource availability for units with high rates of suicide.Made In Order
288Version 1Kilmer (WA), Salmon, (AZ), Peters, Scott (CA), Forbes (VA), Moulton (MA), Chabot (OH), Connolly (VA), Bordallo (GU)Bi-PartisanAmends the existing security assistance authority titled “South China Sea Initiative” to “Southeast Asia Maritime Security Initiative.” Additionally, the amendment would require DoD to include a description of China’s activities in the South China Sea in their Congressionally-required annual report on Chinese military power.Made In Order
18Version 1King, Steve (IA)RepublicanProhibits the use of funds authorized by the NDAA from being used to transfer weapons or other military assistance to the Palestinian authority. Submitted
187Version 2Kuster, Ann (NH)DemocratRevised Allows for funds provided to the National Guard Counterdrug Program to remain available for obligation or expenditure for three fiscal years. Applies only to funds made available after enactment.Submitted
228Version 3LaMalfa (CA)RepublicanRevised Provides that no funds may be used by the Air Force to retire, prepare to retire, or place in storage or on backup aircraft inventory status any U-2 aircraft.Made In Order
13Version 1Lamborn (CO), Franks (AZ), Pompeo (KS), Hartzler (MO)RepublicanWithdrawn Expresses a sense of Congress that none of the funds authorized by this Act or otherwise made available to any Federal department or agency should be obligated or expended to purchase heavy water produced in Iran.Withdrawn
43Version 1Lamborn (CO), Franks (AZ)RepublicanExpresses a sense of Congress that it is in the United States’ national security interest for Israel to maintain control of the Golan Heights.Submitted
133Version 1Lamborn (CO), Graves (MO)RepublicanWithdrawn Modifies conditions on recognizing the National World War II Aviation Museum.Withdrawn
134Version 1Lamborn (CO), Graves (MO)RepublicanStrikes conditions on recognizing the National World War II Aviation Museum.Made In Order
241Version 1Lamborn (CO), Graves (MO)RepublicanWithdrawn Adds conditions on renaming the John W. Berry Sr. Wright Brothers Aviation Center.Withdrawn
359Version 1Lamborn (CO)RepublicanLate Provides a $37 million increase for traumatic brain injury treatment program with an offset from the National Nuclear Security Administration, Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation, global material security program.Submitted
360Version 1Lamborn (CO)RepublicanLate Extends DoD technology transfer authority until Dec. 31, 2021.Made In Order
176Version 1Lance (NJ)RepublicanAuthorizes the President of the United States to award the Medal of Honor to Corporal David Dunnels White for acts of valor during the Civil War. Submitted
178Version 1Langevin (RI)DemocratExpands the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) waiver of naturalization fees for dependents of junior enlisted members of the Armed Forces.Submitted
179Version 2Langevin (RI), Wilson, Joe (SC)Bi-PartisanRevised Expands the talent-exchange authorities of the Intergovernmental Personnel Act, to allow DoD employees to gain experience at private companies and bring industry leaders to DoD.Made In Order
180Version 1Langevin (RI), Davis, Susan (CA), Speier (CA)DemocratStrikes Section 1092 of the text. Submitted
170Version 1Larsen, Rick (WA)DemocratAmends waiver on prohibition of use of atomic energy defense funding for work with Russia to allow the Secretary of Energy to issue waiver if activity will significantly reduce the nuclear threat, regardless of backlog at DOE defense nuclear facilities.Made In Order
287Version 1Larson, John (CT), Smith, Christopher (NJ), Jones (NC), Doyle (PA), Rooney (FL)Bi-PartisanPreserves access to Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) for children with autism who are covered by TRICARE.Made In Order
81Version 1Lee, Barbara (CA)DemocratRepeals the 2001 AUMF after 90 days of enactment of this Act. Made In Order
12Version 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.Made In Order
314Version 2Lieu (CA)DemocratRevised Requires a report on the use of spacecraft assets of the Space-Based Infrared System's Wide-Field-of-View program for other space programs.Made In Order
328Version 2Lieu (CA)DemocratLate Revised Expresses a sense of congress that it is policy of the United States to support a denuclearized Korean peninsulaMade In Order
201Version 1Lipinski (IL)DemocratAllows the Department of Energy’s Office of Technology Transitions flexibility with administering the Technology Commercialization Fund and reduces the cost sharing requirements for researchers receiving the funds. Submitted
135Version 2Lofgren (CA), Massie (KY), Lieu (CA), Poe (TX), Amash (MI), DelBene (WA)Bi-PartisanRevised Prohibits using funds for warrantless searches of government databases for information that pertains to U.S. personsSubmitted
136Version 1Lofgren (CA), Massie (KY), Lieu (CA), Poe (TX), Amash (MI), DelBene (WA)Bi-PartisanProhibits using funds to mandate or request “backdoors” into commercial products that can be used to circumvent encryption or security protections.Submitted
137Version 2Lofgren (CA), Poe (TX), Massie (KY), Lieu (CA), Amash (MI), DelBene (WA)Bi-PartisanRevised Prohibits using funds for warrantless searches of communications acquired outside the United States for information that pertains to U.S. persons.Submitted
17Version 1Lowenthal (CA)DemocratStrikes a subtitle from the bill that would convey approximately 6,000 miles of disputed transportation rights-of-way that bisect federal lands from the Department of Interior to three Utah counties.Submitted
333Version 1Lowenthal (CA)DemocratLate Requires that the Department of Defense (DOD) coordinate with and assist the Departments of State and Homeland Security, and the Central Intelligence Agency, in establishing and authorizing a Pricing Office and Director in each agency. Submitted
236Version 3Lujan (NM), Swalwell (CA), Lujan Grisham (NM)DemocratRevised Expresses the sense of Congress that the Secretary of Energy should ensure that each laboratory operating contractor or plant or site manager of a National Nuclear Security Administration facility adopt generally accepted and consistent accounting practices for laboratory, plant, or site directed research and development.Made In Order
185Version 1Lujan Grisham (NM)DemocratRequires the Secretary of Defense to contract with independent organizations to conduct environmental testing when the Department of Defense is in the process of cleaning up and remediating environmental hazards or contamination. This testing shall be conducted randomly throughout the cleanup and at least five years after the cleanup is deemed completed by the Department of Defense. Submitted
186Version 1Lujan Grisham (NM)DemocratRequires the Secretary of Defense to submit a plan to Congress that allows honorably-discharged veterans to use facilities and participate in activities available to members of the Armed Forces on military installations through the Morale, Welfare and Recreation Program, including gymnasiums, swimming pools, auto hobby shops, arts and crafts shops, youth centers, child development centers, libraries, bowling alleys, and outdoor recreational facilities. This plan shall include an assessment of any costs, security concerns, and facility capacity issues.Submitted
301Version 1Lummis (WY), Zinke (MT), Cramer, Kevin (ND), Rogers, Mike (AL)RepublicanPrevents changes to the alert status or unilateral reduction in the quantity of deployed intercontinental ballistic missile forces. Requires a report on the ability of the Air Force to ensure that the ICBM force is capable of deploying multiple independently targetable reentry vehicles (MIRVs) on Minuteman III ICBM's.Made In Order
36Version 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
37Version 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
38Version 1Maloney, Sean (NY)DemocratWithdrawn Requires the Director of National Intelligence to establish an integration cell among intelligence agencies to monitor Iranian implementation of and compliance with the JCPOA. Also encourages the creation of a joint intelligence fusion cell to combat Iranian support for terrorist proxy entities. Withdrawn
319Version 1Maloney, Sean (NY)DemocratLate Updates Department of Defense regulations to ensure service members receive adequate consumer protections with respect to collection of debt. Made In Order
320Version 1Maloney, Sean (NY), Barletta (PA)Bi-PartisanLate Requires the Secretary of Education to coordinate with the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense to facilitate automatic transfer of information for eligible service disabled veterans to expedite the student loan forgiveness process. Submitted
80Version 1McGovern (MA), Pompeo (KS)Bi-PartisanRequires 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).Made In Order
147Version 1McGovern (MA), Jones (NC), Garamendi (CA), Yoho (FL), Lee, Barbara (CA), Cicilline (RI)Bi-PartisanProhibits funds for deployment of U.S. Armed Forces to Iraq or Syria to address the threat of the Islamic State after April 30, 2017, unless an authorization (AUMF) for such purposes has been enacted. Submitted
4Version 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
25Version 1McKinley (WV), Napolitano (CA)Bi-PartisanIncreases the National Guard Youth Challenge Program under Civil Military Programs by $15 million and decreases by the same amount Operations and Maintenance, Defense-wide.Made In Order
77Version 1McKinley (WV), Delaney (MD), Cook (CA), Garamendi (CA), Harris (MD), King, Peter (NY)Bi-PartisanRequires the Secretary of Defense to ensure that every tactical missile program of the Department of Defense that uses solid propellant as the primary propulsion system shall have at least two fully certified rocket motor suppliers in the event that one of the rocket motor suppliers is outside the national technology and industrial base.Made In Order
372Version 1McSally (AZ)RepublicanLate Places a prohibition on enforcement of military commission rulings preventing members of the Armed Forces from carrying out otherwise lawful duties based on member gender, such as guarding high-value detainees at Guantanamo Bay.Made In Order
47Version 1Meehan (PA), Costello (PA)RepublicanExpresses a sense of Congress that reiterates the importance of strong communications systems for the National Guard in the event of a cyber or terrorist attack.Made In Order
156Version 1Meng (NY), Zeldin (NY)Bi-PartisanExtends the requirement for three years, consistent with the FY13 NDAA, that the President report to Congress on the use of certain Iranian seaports by foreign vessels and the use of foreign airports by sanctioned Iranian air carriers.Made In Order
157Version 1Meng (NY), McSally (AZ)Bi-PartisanRequires GAO report on admissions practices and gender composition of military service academies. Made In Order
158Version 1Meng (NY)DemocratPermits the Secretary of Defense to provide, if requested, the VA with documentation of a veteran’s religious beliefs (if such information is formally known) so that emblems of belief may be placed on headstones of unclaimed, deceased veterans.Submitted
353Version 1Meng (NY)DemocratLate Requires the director of each VA regional office that does not adjudicate claims within 125 days, with 98% accuracy, to submit an annual report explaining why the office did not meet its goal (as well as what additional resources are needed in the following year to ensure adequate performance). Requires the VA Under Secretary for Benefits to explain how a regional office’s performance evaluation reflects an office’s inability to meet the 125 day/98% accuracy benchmark.Submitted
354Version 1Meng (NY)DemocratLate Permanently authorizes an existing suicide prevention and resilience program for members of the National Guard and Reserves that is likely to expire prior to passage of the next NDAA.Submitted
355Version 1Meng (NY)DemocratLate Reauthorizes for one year an existing suicide prevention and resilience program for members of the National Guard and Reserves that is likely to expire prior to passage of the next NDAA.Made In Order
356Version 1Meng (NY)DemocratLate Establishes a process for all eligible Filipino veterans who served the United States during World War II to receive the benefits to which they are entitled.Submitted
357Version 1Meng (NY)DemocratLate Makes conspiracy to commit rape or sexual assault an offense requiring dismissal or dishonorable discharge under the Uniform Code of Military Justice.Made In Order
358Version 2Meng (NY)DemocratLate Revised Authorizes the Secretary of Defense, with the concurrence of the Secretary of State, to enter into agreements with governments of foreign countries, such as Israel and other nations that excel in addressing water scarcity and water resource development issues, in order to develop land-based water resources in support of and in preparation for contingency operations.Made In Order
375Version 1Meng (NY)DemocratLate Requires recognition of professional and commercial licenses held by servicemembers and spouses in any U.S. jurisdiction in which the servicemember and spouse reside due to military orders. Also requires the license holder to remain in good standing with the original jurisdiction’s licensing entity as well as follow the standards, discipline, and continuing education requirements of the new jurisdiction.Submitted
11Version 2Moore, Gwen (WI)DemocratRevised Expresses the sense of Congress regarding the intentional targeting of and attacks against medical facilities and medical providers in Syria. Made In Order
205Version 1Moore, Gwen (WI)DemocratProvides for an independent investigation into an abrupt decision to change the lead investigator on a TBI grant at Walter Reed-Bethesda Medical Hospital, including the impact of that decision on military TBI patients and their families, and grant management practices and oversight at the facility. Submitted
33Version 3Moulton (MA), Gibson (NY), Stefanik (NY), Speier (CA)Bi-PartisanRevised Directs the Secretary of Defense to establish a policy to require military health care providers to query the prescription drug monitoring program of the relevant State prior to prescribing an opioid drug. The Secretary shall collaborate with States to remove any barriers for military health care providers to query prescription drug monitoring programs of States.Submitted
74Version 1Moulton (MA), Tsongas (MA)DemocratWithdrawn Aims at ensuring that hazardous shipments made by the Department of Defense are transported by safe carriers. The Government Accountability Office recently concluded an independent study that recommended that DOD increase safety by contracting with shipping companies that meet increased data sufficiency standards and have safety measurement scores greater than the 50th percentile of peer companies. This amendment would require that motor carriers not be eligible to make shipments under the Transportation Protective Service Program if the carrier does not meet these minimal safety standards as recommended by the GAO.Withdrawn
306Version 3Moulton (MA), Wilson, Joe (SC), Duncan (SC), O'Rourke (TX)Bi-PartisanRevised Requires the President to officially notify Congress whenever Iran conducts a ballistic missile launch (including ballistic missile tests) and inform the Congress as to actions the President will take in response, including diplomatic efforts to pursue additional sanctions, including through passage of a United Nations Security Council resolution.Made In Order
213Version 1Mulvaney (SC), Van Hollen (MD), Lee, Barbara (CA), Sanford (SC)Bi-PartisanCodifies criteria developed by OMB in 2010 to clarify when military spending should be designated as contingency operations and properly be part of the Overseas Contingency Operation budget.Made In Order
214Version 1Mulvaney (SC), Ellison (MN), Lee, Barbara (CA), Grijalva (AZ)Bi-PartisanStrikes section 1215(b)(1), the sense of congress that the President should continue to authorize 9,800 troops in Afghanistan after 2016.Submitted
62Version 1Nadler (NY)DemocratRemoves funding prohibitions on the closure of the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Made In Order
310Version 1Newhouse (WA)RepublicanRequires the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to provide a report detailing how the Corps acquired 34 miles of shoreline property along the Columbia River in the Tri-Cities region of Central Washington. The report will include specific legal documentation and information on the process by which the properties were acquired to discern how the federal government acquired the land, whether by paying Fair Market Value or through other means of procurement.Made In Order
144Version 1Nolan (MN)DemocratProhibits funding from the Syria Train and Equip program to recipients that engage in a consistent pattern of gross violations of internationally recognized human rights.Submitted
145Version 1Nolan (MN)DemocratProhibits funding from the Syria Train and Equip program to recipients that the Secretary of Defense has reported as having misused provided training and equipment.Made In Order
264Version 1O'Rourke (TX)DemocratWithdrawn Requires a GAO study evaluating performance and customer satisfaction for the Small Business Administration district offices.Withdrawn
364Version 1Pallone (NJ)DemocratLate Strikes Section 1090.Submitted
84Version 1Palmer (AL)RepublicanAllows for the award of a Distinguished Service Cross to 1st LT Melvin M. Spruiell for his acts of valor during WWII as a member of the Army serving in France with the 377th Parachute Field Artillery, 101st Airborne Division. Made In Order
207Version 1Palmer (AL)RepublicanWithdrawn Provides federal agencies the ability to prioritize the security of their IT systems. Withdrawn
30Version 4Pearce (NM)RepublicanRevised Transfers, in accordance with BRAC 1988, specified lands of the former Fort Wingate Depot Activity in McKinley County, New Mexico to the Department of the Interior to be held in trust for the Zuni Tribe and the Navajo Nation.Made In Order
31Version 2Pearce (NM)RepublicanRevised Expresses a sense of congress encouraging the Administration and DOD to utilize all necessary capabilities to combat ISIS oil production and sale.Made In Order
32Version 1Pearce (NM)RepublicanProhibits the Department of Defense from transferring administrative jurisdiction of Fillmore Canyon to the Department of the Interior. Made In Order
65Version 1Perlmutter (CO)DemocratAllows deed restrictions on former U.S. Army land at Rocky Mountain Arsenal to be modified or removed should an environmental risk assessment determine the property is protective for residential or industrial uses. Made In Order
248Version 1Perry (PA)RepublicanWithdrawn Prohibits the Secretary of Defense from entering into a contract with an entity if the contract, or a subcontract at any tier under the contract, includes the acquisition of goods or services in an amount of $5 million or more from persons located in or conducting a majority of their business in a country in violation of the Treaty on Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces; the Budapest Memorandum on Security Assurances; or the Missile Technology Control Regime. Provides an exception to such limitations for major routes of supply to an active combat zone or major contingency operation and allows the Secretary of Defense to waive the limitations if he determines it is in the national security interests of the United States to do so. Withdrawn
209Version 1Peters, Scott (CA)DemocratClarifies that the definition of advanced nuclear reactor includes a nuclear fusion reactor. Made In Order
259Version 1Peters, Scott (CA)DemocratExpresses the Sense of Congress that the United States should work with our Gulf Cooperation Council allies to encourage an enable an integrated ballistic missile defense system to prevent an attack by Iran against such countries. Made In Order
260Version 1Peters, Scott (CA), Jones (NC)Bi-PartisanAmends the definition of Department of Defense civilian employees for the purpose of public-private competitions required before conversion of functions to contractor performance.Submitted
366Version 2Peters, Scott (CA)DemocratLate Revised Expresses the Sense of Congress that DOD, when practical, should seek to maximize the hiring of veterans for MILCON projects. Made In Order
243Version 2Pittenger (NC)RepublicanWithdrawn Strengthens DOD's telecommunication supply chain protection efforts by prohibiting acquisition from providers that maintain close affiliations with foreign governments identified as state-sponsors of cyber-espionage.Withdrawn
321Version 2Pitts (PA)RepublicanLate Revised Brings accountability to countries granting consent to Russian naval vessels calling into port by amending Section 1238(a)(2)(B) to include ‘transient Russian naval vessels’ to the reporting requirement.Made In Order
244Version 1Pocan (WI), Rangel (NY), Ashford (NE), Beyer (VA), Bonamici (OR), Brownley (CA), Capps (CA), Cicilline (RI), Clarke (NY), Cohen (TN), Conyers (MI), Crowley (NY), DelBene (WA), Deutch (FL), Engel (NY), Frankel (FL), Gallego (AZ), Grayson (FL), Grijalva (AZ), Gutierrez (IL), Hastings, Alcee (FL), Heck, Denny (WA), Honda (CA), Keating (MA), Kelly, Robin (IL), Kennedy (MA), Kildee (MI), Kind (WI), Kirkpatrick (AZ), Lee, Barbara (CA), Lewis, John (GA), Lieu (CA), Lofgren (CA), Maloney, Sean (NY), Meng (NY), Moore, Gwen (WI), Murphy, Patrick (FL), Payne, Jr. (NJ), Perlmutter (CO), Quigley (IL), Rice, Kathleen (NY), Rush (IL), Schakowsky (IL), Schiff (CA), Speier (CA), Takai (HI), Takano (CA), Titus (NV), Wasserman Schultz (FL)DemocratStreamlines and codifies the process for service members discharged from the military due to their sexual orientation to have their discharge status reviewed and upgraded to reflect their honorable service.Submitted
104Version 1Poe (TX), Gabbard (HI)Bi-PartisanAdds a fourth condition that the Administration must certify Pakistan has met before releasing $450 million in aid: “Pakistan has shown progress in arresting and prosecuting Haqqani network senior leaders and mid-level operatives.”Made In Order
105Version 2Poe (TX), Gabbard (HI)Bi-PartisanRevised Decreases the dollar amount of aid to Pakistan by $200 million from $900 million to $700 million.Submitted
106Version 3Poe (TX), Rogers, Mike (AL)RepublicanRevised Prohibits government contracts with entities that have contributed to Russia’s violation of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty.Made In Order
124Version 1Poe (TX)RepublicanDirects the Secretary of Defense to give preference to State and Federal agencies who conduct border security functions for distribution of surveillance unmanned aerial vehicles including the MQ-9 Reaper, the Aerostat radar system; night-vision goggles; and Humvees as part of the DOD's Excess Property Program (1033 program). Made In Order
300Version 1Poliquin (ME)RepublicanRequires that the Department of Defense submit a report to Congress on the annual travel expenses incurred by members of the national guard and reservists for travel to monthly and annual training requirements.Made In Order
174Version 1Polis (CO)DemocratRequires the Secretary of Defense to provide a report on the impact potential changes to the existing carrier air wing force structure, and the impact a potential reduction would have on overall fleet readiness should personnel and aircraft be distributed through remaining air wings.Made In Order
189Version 1Polis (CO), Lee, Barbara (CA)DemocratReduces the base Defense Department budget by 1% excluding military/reserve/National Guard personnel, as well as Defense Health Program account.Made In Order
122Version 3Pompeo (KS)RepublicanRevised Requires the Director of National Intelligence to complete a declassification review of intelligence reports related to the past terrorist activities of individuals who were transferred or released from GTMO, and make available to the public any information declassified as a result of the declassification review.Made In Order
123Version 2Pompeo (KS), Lipinski (IL)Bi-PartisanRevised Requires the Secretary of Defense to submit a report to Congress on cooperation between Iran and the Russian Federation and to what extent such cooperation affects United States national security and strategic interests.Made In Order
235Version 1Pompeo (KS), Hill (AR), Fleming (LA)RepublicanWithdrawn Prohibits funds authorized or made available by this act to be obligated or expended to purchase heavy water produced in Iran.Withdrawn
365Version 1Price, David (NC)DemocratLate Closes a jurisdictional loophole by expanding Federal criminal jurisdiction over Federal contractors and employees working outside the United States. Submitted
153Version 2Quigley (IL), Polis (CO)DemocratRevised Increases funding for the Israeli Anti-Tunnel Defense System by $21 million and decreases funding for the W80-4 life extension program by the same amount.Submitted
154Version 1Quigley (IL)DemocratWithdrawn Requires the Secretary of Defense to submit an updated report on the Department's strategy for countering weapons of mass destruction.Withdrawn
220Version 2Ribble (WI), Coffman (CO), Rohrabacher (CA), Gabbard (HI)Bi-PartisanRevised Repeals the military selective service actSubmitted
151Version 1Rigell (VA), Welch (VT)Bi-PartisanProvides an authorization for the use of military force (AUMF) against ISIL. Submitted
60Version 1Rogers, Mike (AL), Ratcliffe (TX), Reichert (WA)RepublicanRepeals President Obama's Executive Order 13688 limiting the donation of surplus federal equipment to state and local law enforcement.Submitted
190Version 1Rogers, Mike (AL)RepublicanWithdrawn Clarifies the investments for the rocket propulsion system and launch system.Withdrawn
191Version 1Rogers, Mike (AL)RepublicanRequires the Secretary of Defense to evaluate the security of defense information and to issue regulations to improve it.Made In Order
192Version 1Rogers, Mike (AL)RepublicanProvides certain protections from protest action in the case an acquisition authority determines there is “unusual and compelling urgency”; advance notice of the use of a protest limitation would have to be provided to the congressional defense committees. Submitted
193Version 2Rogers, Mike (AL)RepublicanRevised Fences 50% of the funds for the Office of the Secretary of Energy until he provides a specific report to the specified congressional committees. Made In Order
194Version 2Rogers, Mike (AL), Speier (CA)Bi-PartisanRevised Requires that certain inputs by the Secretary of Defense concerning foreign investment in U.S. companies is disclosed to the congressional defense committees. Submitted
195Version 1Rogers, Mike (AL)RepublicanProvides authority for the Secretary of Energy to issue regulations to protect certain NNSA sites from potential threats posed by UAVs.Made In Order
196Version 4Rogers, Mike (AL), Cooper (TN)Bi-PartisanRevised Updates current law concerning the management of spectrum auctions and the protection of Global Positioning System (GPS) adjacent frequency bands. Made In Order
100Version 1Rohrabacher (CA)RepublicanAdds an additional requirement that the Secretary of Defense certify to Congress that Pakistan is not using its military or any funds or equipment provided by the United States to persecute minority groups seeking political or religious freedom.Made In Order
101Version 1Rohrabacher (CA)RepublicanAdds an additional requirement that the Secretary of Defense certify to Congress that Pakistan does not support groups that conduct terrorist attacks. Submitted
125Version 1Rohrabacher (CA), Salmon, (AZ)RepublicanAdds a sense of the Congress that Dr. Shakil Afridi is an international hero and that the Government of Pakistan should release him immediately from prison.Made In Order
329Version 4Rooney (FL)RepublicanLate Revised Requires a report on the Department of Defense's implementation of the prohibition on the provision of certain security assistance to foreign security forces implicated in gross human rights violations.Made In Order
5Version 3Roskam (IL)RepublicanRevised Establishes the sense of Congress that Israel should be able to defend its vital national interests and protect its territory and population against existential threats and mandates that the President report on the necessary defensive mechanisms required and requested by Israel to protect itself against existential threats and on the availability for sale or transfer of these items to Israel.Made In Order
6Version 1Roskam (IL)RepublicanRequires the President to report on the use by the Government of Iran of commercial aircraft and related services for illicit military or other activities. Made In Order
202Version 1Royce (CA)RepublicanProhibits any action to impair U.S. jurisdiction and control over Naval Station Guantanamo Bay unless authorized or provided by subsequent statute or treaty, based on unique legal history of that U.S. base.Made In Order
222Version 1Ruiz (CA)DemocratAuthorizes assistance and training to countries bordering the Persian Gulf, Arabian Sea, or Mediterranean Sea in an effort to deter and counter illicit smuggling and related maritime activity by Iran. The program will run through FY2020. Made In Order
302Version 1Ruiz (CA)DemocratEstablishes a Defense Advisory Committee on Latinos in the Services to provide advice and recommendations to the Secretary of Defense, Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Congress to rectify the lack of Latino officers in the Armed Forces. Submitted
88Version 2Russell (OK)RepublicanRevised Expresses the Sense of Congress that the Dept. of Defense should reassess their guidelines on how they evaluate motor carrier safety performance. The GAO found that DOD lowered standards to Dept. of Transportation standards, even for the transport of hazardous materials.Made In Order
121Version 2Russell (OK)RepublicanRevised Provides that not later than 90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Defense shall provide to the Committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives a briefing on the adjustment and diversification assistance authorized by subsections (b) and (c) of section 2391 of title 10, United States Code.Made In Order
231Version 1Sanchez, Loretta (CA)DemocratDirects the Secretary of Defense to conduct a study on the effects of concussions in contact sports, including hockey, football, lacrosse and soccer at the United States Naval Academies.Submitted
232Version 1Sanchez, Loretta (CA), Garamendi (CA), Blumenauer (OR), Quigley (IL), Lieu (CA)DemocratModifies the annual DOD report on the nuclear enterprise to include a 25 year plan and cost estimate.Submitted
233Version 2Sanchez, Loretta (CA), Davis, Susan (CA), Gabbard (HI)DemocratRevised Expands TRICARE covered preventive healthcare services.Submitted
361Version 2Sanchez, Loretta (CA)DemocratLate Revised Expresses a Sense of Congress that increased military relations with Vietnam should be contingent on Vietnam's commitment to implement human rights reforms.Made In Order
166Version 1Sanford (SC)RepublicanRequires that physical standards in the Armed Forces be uniform at recruitment, at basic training, and within Military Occupational Specialties regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation or national origin.Submitted
167Version 1Sanford (SC), Brat (VA), Mulvaney (SC), Huelskamp (KS)RepublicanStrikes Sec. 808 to ensure the armed forces retain the authority to provide a cash allowance to service members to purchase athletic shoes upon initial entry into the armed forces. Submitted
168Version 1Sanford (SC)RepublicanRequires the Army and the Marine Corps to use the same variant of 5.56mm rifle ammunition within one year of the date of enactment. Provides that the Secretary of Defense may waive the requirement in the event that he determines a state of emergency requires the use of different variants of 5.56mm rifle ammunition. Made In Order
172Version 1Sanford (SC)RepublicanRequires the Secretary of Defense to account for the total cost of National Guard flyovers at public events and publish them in a public report.Made In Order
331Version 1Sanford (SC)RepublicanLate Requires the Government Accountability Office to study the Maritime Security FleetMade In Order
274Version 1Schiff (CA)DemocratRepeals 2001 and 2002 AUMF's and replaces with a three year authorization for use of military force against al Qaeda, ISIL, and the Taliban. Establishes expedited Congressional procedures in the event President deploys combat ground forces under this authority.Submitted
8Version 1Schweikert (AZ)RepublicanRequires the Secretary of the Air Force to hold a full and open competition to replace the UH-1N Huey helicopter fleet. Submitted
48Version 2Schweikert (AZ)RepublicanRevised Directs that the Secretary of Defense may coordinate unmanned Aerial System training missions along our southern border in support of the Department of Homeland Security’s counter narcotic trafficking efforts.Made In Order
206Version 1Schweikert (AZ), Hastings, Alcee (FL)Bi-PartisanDirects the Secretary of Defense to share intelligence pertaining to ISIS and Terrorist militants operating in and around Tunisia. Requires the Secretary of Defense to take steps necessary to ensure that the intelligence is protected from disclosure and sources and methods intelligence collection are protected.Submitted
2Version 2Sessions (TX)RepublicanRevised Strikes Sec. 528, which requires selective service registration and conscription requirements for female residents of the United States between the ages of 18 and 26 and requires a study of the Selective Service. Submitted
34Version 1Sewell (AL)DemocratAllows cyber institutes to place a special emphasis on entering into a partnership with a local educational agency located in a rural, under served,or underrepresented community.Made In Order
94Version 1Sinema (AZ), Fitzpatrick (PA), Smith, Adam (WA), Hunter (CA), Peters, Scott (CA)Bi-PartisanDirects the Administration to provide to Congress a strategy to disrupt the financing of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant that is consistent with and supportive of the overall strategy to defeat and destroy the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).Submitted
21Version 1Smith, Adam (WA)DemocratStrikes Section 2702 of the bill and replace with a new provision to authorize a fair, transparent process to allow the Department of Defense to consolidate, close, or realign military installations within the United States and realize efficiencies and savings that can be reinvested into critical military readiness and modernization initiatives.Submitted
160Version 1Smith, Adam (WA)DemocratEnsures that covered TRICARE beneficiaries have access to state vaccination programs.Submitted
171Version 2Smith, Adam (WA), Rogers, Mike (AL)Bi-PartisanRevised Eases restrictions related to funding for development of rocket propulsion and launch systems to end reliance on the RD-180.Made In Order
41Version 1Speier (CA), Veasey (TX)DemocratEnables service members to receive abortion services at defense medical facilities if they personally provide funding.Submitted
42Version 2Speier (CA)DemocratRevised Requires value-based pricing data and/or market-based pricing data on commercial item pricing that is not based on price competition or is awarded on a sole source basis.Submitted
44Version 1Speier (CA)DemocratEstablishes cybersecurity as a performance parameter for Department systems to protect critical information, mitigate cyber vulnerabilities, and respond to cyber-attacks.Submitted
45Version 1Speier (CA)DemocratProhibits tax inverted companies from operating on military installations. Submitted
46Version 1Speier (CA)DemocratProhibits indemnification of the contractor for damages caused by willful misconduct, lack of good faith, or gross negligence by the contractor. Submitted
184Version 1Speier (CA)DemocratDirects the Secretary of Defense to publicly publish the amount of funding the Department of Defense has spent responding to inquires from Congress relating to the attacks on Benghazi, Libya on September 11, 2012. Submitted
188Version 1Speier (CA), Coffman (CO), Rice, Kathleen (NY), Blum (IA)Bi-PartisanImproves 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
234Version 1Speier (CA), Coffman (CO)Bi-PartisanDirects that all prosecutorial decisions for sexual assault cases be made by the Office of the Chief Prosecutor, independent of the defendant’s or victim’s chain of command.Submitted
379Version 1Stefanik (NY)RepublicanLate Strikes title XXXVI with regard to ballast water.Submitted
35Version 1Takai (HI)DemocratStrikes Section 909 and Section 910.Submitted
93Version 1Takai (HI), Jones (NC), Brady, Robert (PA), Bordallo (GU), McGovern (MA), Honda (CA), Gabbard (HI), Grijalva (AZ), C?rdenas , Tony (CA), Nolan (MN), Ellison (MN), Pocan (WI), Langevin (RI), Takano (CA), Welch (VT), Carney (DE), Conyers (MI), McCollum (MN), Kirkpatrick (AZ), Sanchez, Loretta (CA), Lujan Grisham (NM), Gutierrez (IL), Dingell (MI), Duckworth (IL), DeFazio (OR), Pingree (ME), Lieu (CA), Chu (CA), Moore, Gwen (WI), Peters, Scott (CA), Titus (NV), Garamendi (CA), Torres (CA), Lowenthal (CA), DeLauro (CT), Young, Don (AK), Coffman (CO), Stivers (OH)Bi-PartisanProvides treatment of veterans who participated in the cleanup of the Enetewak Atoll as Radiation Exposed Veterans for purposes of presumption of service-connection of disabilities.Submitted
67Version 1Takano (CA)DemocratCreates a demonstration program for 15-20 Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals to serve in the Air Force. Submitted
68Version 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
69Version 1Takano (CA), Grijalva (AZ)DemocratProhibits postsecondary educational institutions from using revenues derived from Military Tuition Assistance funds for advertising, marketing, and recruitment activities.Submitted
70Version 1Takano (CA)DemocratIncludes in the report to Congress on the direct employment pilot program for members of the National Guard and Reserve (Sec. 566) a comparison of the pilot program to other DOD and VA unemployment and underemployment programs. Made In Order
128Version 1Thompson, Mike (CA)DemocratWithdrawn Requires the Department of Defense to eliminate the use of the lowest price technically acceptable (LPTA) source selection process in inappropriate circumstances that potentially deny the Department the benefits of cost, innovation, and technical trade offs. Amends the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (DFARS) to make it more difficult to use the LPTA approach—where best value is undermined by a singular focus on cost—when acquiring complex professional services and innovative technologies.Withdrawn
19Version 2Thornberry (TX)Republicanaccordance with the Taiwan Relations Act (Public Law 96–8; 22 U.S.C. 3301 et 14 seq.).Made In Order
89Version 1Thornberry (TX)RepublicanAmends Section 101 of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 3021) to address the National Security Council’s enlarged staff size and subsequent micromanagement of military operations, which is inconsistent with its statutory advisory and coordination roles. The amendment would also increase oversight and accountability by requiring Senate confirmation of the National Security Advisor if the staff size of the National Security Council exceeds 100 employees.Made In Order
224Version 1Thornberry (TX)RepublicanWithdrawn Restates current law concerning spectrum auction process, which requires Secretary of Defense-Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff approval prior to withdrawal of Department of Defense spectrum for an auction. Withdrawn
323Version 1Thornberry (TX)RepublicanLate Strikes section 528 and insert a new section requiring the Department of Defense to provide a report and briefing on the current and future need for a central registration system under the Military Selective Service Act, and require the Comptroller General to review the procedures used by the Department of Defense in evaluating the Military Selective Service System.Submitted
324Version 3Thornberry (TX), Wilson, Joe (SC), Langevin (RI)Bi-PartisanLate Revised Establishes a Global Engagement Center to lead and coordinate efforts to tracks foreign propaganda and disinformation efforts intended to undermine U.S. national security interests, and to develop strategies for countering such campaigns. It would also create a fund that could be used to support outside groups in analyzing, reporting on, and refuting foreign disinformation efforts, and implements reforms to the Broadcasting Board of Governors. Made In Order
325Version 4Thornberry (TX)RepublicanLate Revised Assures the management of spectrum auctions and national security equities. Made In Order
326Version 1Thornberry (TX)RepublicanLate Expresses a sense of Congress that women service members have been crucial to the success of the all-volunteer force and that the recent opening of all military occupational specialties to women warrants a comprehensive review of the Military Selective Service System.Submitted
376Version 1Thornberry (TX)RepublicanLate Clarifies that the special transfer authority in section 1702 is subject to appropriation Acts.Made In Order
276Version 1Titus (NV)DemocratWithdrawn Requires a one percent contract goal for procurement for the AbilityOne program. Withdrawn
127Version 1Trott (MI)RepublicanStates that the President shall instruct the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations to use the voice and vote of the United States to seek the establishment of a United Nations processing center in Erbil, Iraq to assist internationally displaced communities.Made In Order
254Version 1Tsongas (MA), Gibson (NY), Stefanik (NY), Clark, Katherine (MA), Higgins (NY), Moulton (MA)Bi-PartisanAuthorizes the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (New England District) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Buffalo District) to relocate their headquarters facilities. Submitted
255Version 1Tsongas (MA), Hunter (CA)Bi-PartisanRequire the Secretary of the Navy to submit a report to the Congressional Defense Committees regarding future capabilities for the P-8 Poseidon aircraft.Made In Order
61Version 2Turner (OH)RepublicanRevised Expresses a Sense of Congress that the United States should take certain actions relevant to maintaining NATO’s solidarity, strength, and deterrent capability in addition to promoting NATO enlargement at the July 2016 NATO Summit in Warsaw, Poland.Made In Order
159Version 2Turner (OH)RepublicanRevised Requires the Secretary of the Air Force to provide a briefing to the House Armed Services Committee on the process used to include proximity to certain commercial airports as part of its Strategic Basing Process.Made In Order
225Version 1Vargas (CA), Davis, Susan (CA)DemocratRequires the Department of Defense to report on the progress of establishing naturalization offices at all initial training sites and have service branches, when feasible, send all non-citizen service members to serve at initial training sites that have naturalization offices.Submitted
79Version 1Veasey (TX)DemocratRequires the Department of Defense to conduct a study on the effects of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy on recipients ability to apply to Military Service Academies. Submitted
107Version 1Vela (TX)DemocratRequires the Department of Defense to submit a report to Congress on the impact of cartel violence in Mexico on U.S. national security.Made In Order
210Version 1Walberg (MI), Nolan (MN)Bi-PartisanRequires the Department of Defense to submit to Congress a report on the extent to which the Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan has adequate access to financial records of the Government of Afghanistan.Made In Order
211Version 1Walberg (MI)RepublicanRequires the Secretary of Defense to submit a report to Congress on the effectiveness of efforts to combat the trafficking of heroin and fentanyl into the United States from Central America and Mexico. Made In Order
51Version 3Walker (NC)RepublicanRevised Expresses the sense of the Congress that the United States should strengthen and enhance its long-standing partner ship and strategic cooperation with Taiwan, and reinforce its commitment to the Taiwan Relations Act.Submitted
53Version 3Walker (NC)RepublicanRevised Expresses a sense of Congress that provides that the President may not pursue bilateral cybersecurity working groups with the Russian Federation or the People’s Republic of China unless the President notifies Congress that Russia and China, respectively, has ceased carrying out state-sponsored economic, military, or industrial espionage in cyberspace against the United States or persons of the United States.Submitted
54Version 2Walker (NC)RepublicanRevised Directs the Secretary of Defense to grant observer status to the military forces of Taiwan in any maritime exercise known as the Rim of the Pacific Exercise.Made In Order
55Version 2Walker (NC)RepublicanRevised Expresses the sense of Congress that Cuba should cease any ongoing human rights violations, and issue a public apology acknowledging all such violations, before any embargo imposed by the United States may be lifted.Submitted
56Version 1Walker (NC)RepublicanAllows future veterans who receive disability compensation to deposit those funds into their newly established TSP accounts. Submitted
57Version 1Walker (NC)RepublicanAdds a Sense of Congress that this Act should not include any provisions that are not related to defense.Submitted
58Version 1Walker (NC)RepublicanWithdrawn Prohibits any of the funds authorized to be appropriated by this Act or otherwise made available for fiscal year 2017 for the Department of Defense from being used to carry out research, development, test, and evaluation activities unless such activities directly serve the military mission of the Department of Defense.Withdrawn
1Version 3Walorski (IN)RepublicanRevised Amends the Freedom of Information Act to include the National Security Council (NSC) and makes the FOIA requirement effective after Senate confirmation of National Security Advisor.Made In Order
7Version 1Walorski (IN), Roskam (IL)RepublicanPrevents the DoD from using FY17 funds to contract, or conduct significant transactions with Iranian persons such as those who are on the SDN list, part of the IRGC, or part of the Government of Iran.Submitted
26Version 1Walorski (IN)RepublicanRequires the United States Government and the government of a foreign country to enter into a written memorandum of understanding regarding the transfer of an individual from Guantanamo Bay and transmitted to the Congress. Made In Order
343Version 1Walz (MN)DemocratLate Requires the Director of the Defense Health Agency responsible for standardizing the administrative policies of military medical facilities under the operational control of the military departments.Submitted
344Version 1Walz (MN)DemocratLate Includes the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and any territory or possession of the United States as a state for purposes of State Adjutants General approval authority over all Army and Air Force National Guard flyover missions in their states. Made In Order
345Version 2Walz (MN)DemocratLate Revised Reduces the mandatory number of years from eight to six that a prior enlisted officer must serve as an officer for retirement purposes. Provides for a mandatory spending offset by repealing the tax exemption for local lobbying expenses.Submitted
346Version 1Walz (MN)DemocratLate Requires the Department of Defense (DOD) to certify potential savings as a result of the newly implemented variable pricing program and increase Congressional oversight and review of any conversion of the DOD commissary system to non-appropriated fund status. Submitted
28Version 1Waters (CA), Speier (CA)DemocratRequires the Department of Defense to restore educational benefits to students for any period of time during which a student's assistance was lost as a result for school closure, assertion of defense against repayment claims or other findings of institutional fraud or misconduct as determined by the Department of Education, Department of Justice, State Attorney or other federal agency. Submitted
29Version 1Waters (CA)DemocratAllows the Department of Defense to extend preference to contractors that establish STEM programs to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and other minority serving institutions.Submitted
108Version 2Waters (CA), Speier (CA)DemocratRevised Requires GAO to conduct a 5 year study and report to Congress on contracting by minority and women owned businesses with the DOD.Made In Order
368Version 1Watson Coleman (NJ)DemocratLate Expresses a sense of Congress affirming the nondiscrimination policy of the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York, including as applied to female cadets, staff, and faculty.Submitted
59Version 1Weber (TX)RepublicanWithdrawn Increases amount authorized to be appropriated for RAF Croughton – JIAC Consolidation.Withdrawn
270Version 1Welch (VT)DemocratAdds manufacturing workforce goals, process development, technical training and education, and credentialing under the strategic plan for the Department of Defense’s Manufacturing Technology Program.Submitted
271Version 1Welch (VT), Lummis (WY), Jordan (OH), Price, David (NC)Bi-PartisanRequires the President to publish a report in the Federal Register that lists the top line, total dollar amount requested in the President’s budget for each intelligence agency. Submitted
272Version 1Welch (VT), Jones (NC)Bi-PartisanAdds to the semiannual Report on Enhancing Security and Stability in Afghanistan the progress on implementing the Afghan Personnel and Pay System.Made In Order
204Version 1Westerman (AR)RepublicanProvides an additional $82.4 million for the Surface-To-Air missile MSE program that mitigates critical shortfall in Army War Reserve requirements. Takes $82.4 million from Atomic Energy Defense Activities, National Nuclear Security Administration, Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation, Material management and minimization account. Made In Order
66Version 1Wilson, Joe (SC)RepublicanModifies the effective date for section 901(a)(1) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 by extending it one year to February, 1, 2018.Made In Order
76Version 1Wilson, Joe (SC)RepublicanModifies Section 825(f) of the FY17 NDAA to sunset the required report after five years.Made In Order
237Version 1Wilson, Joe (SC)RepublicanProvide a conforming name change for the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Fund within sections 4102 and 4103 of H.R. 4909.Made In Order
277Version 1Yoho (FL)RepublicanClarifies language that the use of armed unmanned aerial vehicles should be controlled by the Department of Defense, specifically uniformed members of the United States Armed ForcesSubmitted
278Version 1Yoho (FL), Peters, Scott (CA)Bi-PartisanExpresses a sense of Congress condemning Assad's regime for its use of chemical weapons, including chlorine, on the people of Syria. Includes a sense of Congress that the President should offer material support for the collection of evidence of chemical weapons use in Syria.Submitted
279Version 1Yoho (FL), Conyers (MI)Bi-PartisanProvides for a prohibition on transfer of man-portable air defense systems to any entity in SyriaMade In Order
280Version 1Yoho (FL), Franks (AZ), Lamborn (CO)RepublicanRequires that any future purchase of nuclear goods from Iran be subject to DOD reprogramming. Requires that any OFAC license would have to sit with the congress for 90 legislative days. Submitted
177Version 2Young, David (IA), Sinema (AZ)Bi-PartisanRevised Requires the DoD to brief Congress on the Department’s efforts to protect our service members and their families’ personal information from data breaches, including DoD employees. The DoD will also include any trends they are aware of on fraudulent activity targeting service members, their families, or employees of the DoD specifically.Made In Order
269Version 2Young (IN)RepublicanRevised Adopts program management principles for government projects and requires formulation of program management standards and best practices to ensure on-time & on-budget projects.Made In Order
284Version 1Young, Don (AK), Garamendi (CA), Bridenstine (OK), Cole (OK), Roby (AL), Nugent (FL), Calvert (CA), Lieu (CA)Bi-PartisanProvides DoD temporary direct hire authority for military technicians (dual-status), enabling units to fill critical manpower shortages and increase mission readiness. Made In Order
143Version 1Zeldin (NY)RepublicanRequires the United States Navy to specifically assess synthetic aperture sonar systems and subsequently report on whether they are a suitable for incorporation on the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS).Made In Order
223Version 1Zinke (MT)RepublicanAllows any individual who is eligible to receive concurrent receipt of both DOD retirement benefits and VA disability claims without any forms of offsets.Submitted
362Version 2Zinke (MT), Rogers, Mike (AL), Lummis (WY), DeLauro (CT), Cramer, Kevin (ND)Bi-PartisanLate Revised Ensures the security of our land-based nuclear forces and ensures an acquisition strategy that will ensures a UH-1N replacement aircraft is under contract by fiscal year 2018.Made In Order