/  H.R. 5325—Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2017

H.R. 5325 - Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2017

Bill Text

  • Text of H.R. 5325 PDF XML

    Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2017

  • H. Rept. 114-594 PDF

    Report from the Committee on Appropriations

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 8-3 on Wednesday, June 8, 2016.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 771: 
Agreed to by record vote of 237-182, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 241-181 and to the question of consideration of the resolution by record vote of 231-170, on Thursday, June 9, 2016.  

MANAGERS:Woodall/Hastings

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 Appropriations.

3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill and provides that it shall be considered as read.

4. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill for failure to comply with clause 2 of rule XXI.

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

6. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in the report.

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

8. Section 2 provides that during consideration of H.R. 5325, section 3304 of Senate Concurrent Resolution 11 shall not apply.

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
1Version 1Blackburn (TN)RepublicanProvides for a one percent across the board cut to the bill’s spending levels. Accounts for the Capitol Police, Architect of the Capitol-Capitol Police Buildings, Grounds and Security, and Office of the Sergeant At Arms shall not be reduced.Made In Order
11Version 1Blum (IA), Graham (FL), Gosar (AZ), Ruiz (CA)Bi-PartisanPrevents MRA funds from being used for first class flights for members.Submitted
9Version 1Blumenauer (OR)DemocratRequires the Architect of the Capitol to conduct a feasibility study regarding the installation and operation of Capital Bikeshare stations on Capitol Grounds. Made In Order
10Version 1Blumenauer (OR)DemocratRequires the Architect of the Capitol to conduct a feasibility study regarding the installation and operation of Capital Bikeshare stations on Capitol Grounds. Submitted
16Version 1Brownley (CA)DemocratProhibits the use of funds for the Select Investigative Panel of the Committee on Energy and Commerce established pursuant to H. Res. 461.Submitted
25Version 1Castro (TX)DemocratProhibits funds to be used to restrict the Librarian of Congress from implementing changes to subject headings. Submitted
26Version 1Castro (TX)DemocratEnsures that funds are not used to restrict the Librarian of Congress from implementing changes to subject headings. Submitted
41Version 1Cicilline (RI)DemocratLate Prohibits funds appropriated in this act from being used in a manner which discriminates against individuals based on sexual orientation or gender identity.Submitted
6Version 1Connolly (VA)DemocratProhibits the use of funds for the Select Committee on the Events Surrounding the 2012 Terrorist Attack in Benghazi. Submitted
27Version 1Ellison (MN), Grijalva (AZ)DemocratReprograms funds to create an Office of Good Jobs for the House of Representatives.Made In Order
31Version 1Fleming (LA), Gosar (AZ)RepublicanLate Prohibits the Library of Congress from replacing the heading "Illegal aliens" with "Noncitizens" and "Unauthorized immigration."Submitted
37Version 2Flores (TX), Blackburn (TN), Walker (NC)RepublicanLate Revised Prohibits funds from being used for the manufacturing of government security credentials by the Government Publishing Office (GPO) for any agency other than Capitol Police and the Sergeant at Arms of the House of Representatives.Made In Order
17Version 1Gosar (AZ)RepublicanProhibits any funds for delivering printed copies of the United States House of Representatives Telephone Directory to the office of any Member of the House of Representatives.Made In Order
18Version 1Gosar (AZ)RepublicanProhibits any funds for delivering printed copies of the President’s Budget to the office of any Member of the House of Representatives.Made In Order
19Version 1Gosar (AZ)RepublicanReduces the authorized level of funding for the operations and maintenance of the House of Representatives to the fiscal year 2016 enacted level.Submitted
20Version 1Gosar (AZ)RepublicanProhibits any funds for a survey of ethnic collections of populations displaced as a result of World War II conflict found throughout the United States.Submitted
21Version 1Gosar (AZ)RepublicanProhibits any funds for the Government Publishing Office to print precheck marketing materials for the Transportation Security Administration.Submitted
13Version 1Grayson (FL)DemocratExpands the list of parties with whom the federal government is prohibited from contracting due to serious misconduct on the part of the contractors. Made In Order
40Version 1Hastings, Alcee (FL)DemocratLate Adjusts for inflation the tax deduction for Members of Congress for living expenses incurred while away from their congressional districts and residing in Washington, D.C. Submitted
5Version 1Jones (NC), Massie (KY)RepublicanProhibits funding for the Office of Former Speaker.Submitted
2Version 1King, Steve (IA), Gosar (AZ)RepublicanBars employment of those unlawfully present. Submitted
3Version 1King, Steve (IA), Gosar (AZ)RepublicanEmpowers Capitol Police to enforce immigration laws. Submitted
4Version 2King, Steve (IA), Gosar (AZ)RepublicanRevised Provides that no funds may be used to enforce the otherwise lawful carrying of firearms on Capitol Grounds. Submitted
8Version 2King, Steve (IA), Gosar (AZ)RepublicanRevised Provides that no funds may be used to change the bathroom policy on Capitol Grounds. Submitted
14Version 1Lance (NJ), Quigley (IL)Bi-PartisanStrikes provision preventing CRS of LOC from spending funds on publishing material without the material getting specific approval from the Committee on House Administration or Senate Rules.Submitted
15Version 1Lance (NJ), Quigley (IL)Bi-PartisanDirects CRS to work with GPO to publish all CRS reports that are available on the CRS website, excluding Member generated and confidential requests. Submitted
24Version 1Maloney, Sean (NY), Peters, Scott (CA), Hanna (NY)Bi-PartisanProhibits funds from being used to contravene the President’s Executive Order pertaining to equal employment in Federal government contracting.Submitted
7Version 1McCollum (MN), Schakowsky (IL), Murphy, Patrick (FL)DemocratProhibits funds in the Act from being used for salaries and expenses of the Select Investigative Panel of the Committee on Energy and Commerce established by H. Res. 461.Submitted
28Version 1Meadows (NC)RepublicanLate Withdrawn Allows Congressional employees who forgo the parking and metro benefit to seek reimbursements—up to the amount of their unclaimed metro benefit—for commuting expenses spent on ride-sharing services and taxis. Withdrawn
33Version 1Pearce (NM)RepublicanLate Eliminates funding for the Office of Congressional Ethics and transfers all funding to the LOC's National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped program. Submitted
34Version 1Pearce (NM)RepublicanLate Reduces the Office of Congressional Ethics budget to FY16 levels and transfers remaining funds to the deficit reduction account. Made In Order
39Version 1Peters, Scott (CA)DemocratLate Ensures that Member offices provide certain services to constituents by restricting the MRA for offices that do not provide these services. Submitted
30Version 1Pitts (PA)RepublicanLate Prohibits funding for GAO activities related to making appointments to the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission after November 30, 2016 unless the Comptroller General establishes a process for ensuring an appropriate balance of political perspectives on the Commission that takes into account an individual commissioner’s (or commissioner candidate's) party registration and political donations to candidates or parties. Submitted
36Version 1Russell (OK)RepublicanLate Prohibits use of funds under this Act to be used to deliver a printed copy of the Federal Register to a Member of the House of Representatives.Made In Order
29Version 1Sanford (SC)RepublicanLate Transfers $430,000 from the John C. Stennis Center for Public Service Training and Development to the spending reduction account. Made In Order
23Version 1Smith, Adam (WA)DemocratWithdrawn Limits funds provided by this act the payment of salaries and expenses of no more than one employee for any former Speaker in the Office of the Former Speaker.Withdrawn
32Version 1Speier (CA)DemocratLate Increases funding for the Sergeant at Arms by $100,000 for additional clearance investigations, and decreases the Office of the Clerk by the same amount.Made In Order
22Version 1Takano (CA), Esty (CT), Foster (IL), Lujan (NM)DemocratAppropriates $2.5 million to re-institute the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA), offset from funds from the Architect of the Capitol’s Capital Construction and Operations Account.Made In Order
38Version 1Thompson, Bennie (MS)DemocratLate Prevents funds made available by this Act to be used to display the Mississippi state flag and statues of Confederate President Jefferson Davis and Confederate Colonel J.Z. George.Submitted
12Version 1Wasserman Schultz (FL)DemocratProvides for the restatement of the Library of Congress' existing policy regarding certain Subject Headings.Submitted
35Version 1Welch (VT), Matsui (CA)DemocratLate Transfers $500,000 from the Capital Construction and Operations account to the Capitol Building and House Office Buildings accounts, appropriating $250,000 to each. This amendment would bring the Capitol and House office buildings into compliance with General Services Administration requirements for federal buildings regarding lactation stations for breastfeeding mothers.Made In Order