/  H.R. 5485—Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2017

H.R. 5485 - Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2017

Bill Text

  • Text of H.R. 5485 PDF

    Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2017 (as reported)

  • H. Rept. 114-624 PDF

    Report from the Committee on Appropriations

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 8-1 on Tuesday, June 21, 2016.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 794: 
Agreed to by record vote of 227-172, after agreeing to the previous question by reocrd vote of 229-169, on Tuesday, July 5, 2016. 

MANAGERS:Stivers/McGovern

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.

4. Provides that the bill shall be considered as read through page 265, line 9.

5. Waives points of order against provisions in the bill for failure to comply with clause 2 or clause 5(a) of rule XXI, except beginning with ": Provided further" on page 122, line 19, through "2012" on page 122, line 22.

6. Provides that where points of order are waived against part of a paragraph, a point of order may only be raised against the exposed provision and not the entire paragraph.

7. Makes in order only those amendments printed in the Rules Committee report, amendments en bloc described in section 3 of the rule, and pro forma amendments described in section 4 of the rule. Each amendment printed in the report may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.

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

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

10. Provides that the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations or their respective designees may offer up to 10 pro forma amendments each at any point for the purpose of debate.

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

12. Section 6 provides that section 1201 of H.R. 5485 shall be considered to be a spending reduction account for purposes of section 3(d) of House Resolution 5.

13. Section 7 provides that during consideration of H.R. 5485, section 3304 of Senate Concurrent Resolution 11 shall not apply.

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
29Version 1Amodei (NV), Westmoreland (GA)RepublicanProhibits funds from being used to enforce the requirement in section 316(b)(4)(D) of the Federal Election Campaign Act that solicitation of contribution from member corporations’ stockholders or personnel from a trade association be separately and specifically approved by the member corporation involved prior to the solicitation, and that such member corporations does not approve any such solicitation by more than one trade association in any calendar year. Made In Order
53Version 4Babin (TX)RepublicanRevised Prevents the U.S. Government from bailing out troubled state and local pension funds.Submitted
31Version 1Barr (KY)RepublicanEstablishes a safe harbor within the Qualified Mortgage regulation for residential mortgage loans actively held in the loan portfolio of a bank or credit union. Submitted
43Version 1Becerra (CA), Deutch (FL), Schiff (CA), Takano (CA), Levin, Sander (MI), Peters, Scott (CA), Lujan Grisham (NM)DemocratStrikes Section 127, which prevents the IRS from issuing guidance to more clearly define political activity for 501(c)(4) organizations.Made In Order
5Version 2Blackburn (TN)RepublicanRevised Prohibits funds made available by the Act from being used to implement, administer or enforce any of the rules proposed in the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking adopted by the FCC on March 31, 2016 (FCC 16-39), intended to regulate consumer privacy obligations as necessitated by the FCC’s net neutrality regime.Made In Order
17Version 1Blackburn (TN)RepublicanProvides for a one percent across the board cut to the bill's discretionary spending levels. Made In Order
108Version 1Brat (VA), Moulton (MA)Bi-PartisanDesignates $3 million from existing National Archives and Records Administration funds to coordinate the digital publication of the U.S. Statutes at Large under 1 U.S.C. 112. Made In Order
42Version 1Buck (CO), Sanford (SC)RepublicanReduces the salary of the IRS Commissioner to $0 annually from date of enactment through January 20, 2017. Made In Order
51Version 1Buck (CO)RepublicanWithdrawn Reduces the salary of the IRS Commissioner to that of a federal employee at the GS-5, step 1 level from date of enactment through January 20, 2017. Withdrawn
28Version 2Cartwright (PA), Bishop, Rob (UT), Jones (NC), Beyer (VA)Bi-PartisanRevised Provides that none of the funds made available by this or any other Act may be used to plan for, begin, continue,complete, process, or approve a public-private competition under the Office of Management and Budget Circular A-76 or any regulation of the same substance.Submitted
134Version 1Comstock (VA)RepublicanLate Withdrawn Increases resources for the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) Program, and decreases resources for HIDTA by the same amount.Withdrawn
135Version 1Comstock (VA)RepublicanLate Increases resources for the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) Program, offset by resources for GSA rental space.Made In Order
102Version 1Connolly (VA), Meadows (NC)Bi-PartisanReduces the General Services Administration's Federal Building Fund Rental of Space Account by $5 million and increases the IT Oversight and Reform Office by $5 million.Made In Order
81Version 1Crawford (AR), Poe (TX), Abraham (LA), Cramer, Kevin (ND), Farr (CA), Bustos (IL), Gibbs (OH), Emmer (MN), Peterson (MN)Bi-PartisanProhibits funds from being used to implement, administer or enforce Section 902(b) of the Trade Sanction Reform and Export Enhancement Act of 2000 which requires agriculture commodities sales to Cuba be carried out on a cash basis. Made In Order
104Version 2Davidson (OH)RepublicanRevised Prohibits the use of funds to change the Selective Service System registration requirements. Made In Order
46Version 1DeFazio (OR), Chaffetz (UT), Coffman (CO)Bi-PartisanDecreases funding for the Selective Service System by $22,703,000 and increases the spending reduction account by the same amount. Made In Order
47Version 1DeFazio (OR), Chaffetz (UT), Coffman (CO)Bi-PartisanProhibits funds from being used to administer the Selective Service System. Made In Order
123Version 1Delaney (MD)DemocratLate Extends the redesignation period for HUBZones to 7 years. Made In Order
132Version 1DeSantis (FL)RepublicanLate Limits information that the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection may collect to only that information which is statutorily mandated.Submitted
136Version 2DeSantis (FL)RepublicanLate Revised Prohibits funds made available by the Act to be used to pay final judgments, awards, compromise settlements, or interest and costs specified in the judgments to Iran using amounts appropriated under section 1304 of title 31, United States Code, or interest from amounts appropriated under such section.Made In Order
137Version 2DeSantis (FL)RepublicanLate Revised The amendment would prohibit funds made available by the Act to be used to circumvent the conditions of Section 104 of the Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability, and Divestment Act of 2010.Made In Order
139Version 1DeSantis (FL)RepublicanLate Blocks discretionary payments from Treasury paying officials to certify and remit payments under any final judgments, awards, compromise settlements, or interest and costs specified in any judgments related to Section 1342 of PPACA. Submitted
128Version 1DeSaulnier (CA)DemocratLate Strikes section 735 (relating to Federal election contributions).Made In Order
1Version 3Duffy (WI), Williams (TX)RepublicanRevised Prohibits funds from being used to implement, administer, or enforce a new regulatory action of $100 million or more.Made In Order
56Version 1Duffy (WI)RepublicanDecreases by $1 million Department of the Treasury salaries and expenses and transfers the same amount to the spending reduction account.Made In Order
57Version 2Duffy (WI)RepublicanRevised Prohibits funds from being used with respect to the case Rainey v. Merit Systems Protection Board.Made In Order
58Version 1Duffy (WI)RepublicanProhibits government employees from failing to respond to congressional requests for information, including subpoenas or questions asked during depositions.Submitted
59Version 1Duffy (WI)RepublicanIncreases funding for the SEC's Division of Enforcement to investigate instances of possible market abuse whereby pharmaceutical innovators' patents are disputed and then their stock is shorted.Made In Order
63Version 2Duffy (WI), Marino (PA)RepublicanRevised Decreases by $20.7 million the Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) account to offset an inappropriate augmentation of this account outside of the congressional appropriations process by the Department of Justice through settlement agreements which required banks to donate $20.7 million to certified CDFI entities.Made In Order
26Version 1Ellison (MN)DemocratRequires any franchise business obtaining an SBA-guaranteed loan receive from the franchisor Year 1 average unit revenues and failure rates for the previous five years in their financial disclosure document. The franchisor must also provide average unit revenues for all franchised units for the top 25%, middle 50%, and the bottom 25%. Submitted
27Version 1Ellison (MN)DemocratStates the Small Business Administration must annually publish default rates for loans by franchise brands guaranteed by programs operated by the Small Business Administration online.Submitted
55Version 1Ellison (MN), Johnson, Hank (GA)DemocratStrikes restrictions on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s ability to promulgate rules restricting pre-dispute mandatory arbitration agreements in consumer contracts with firms offering financial products.Made In Order
60Version 2Ellison (MN)DemocratRevised Strikes section 637.Made In Order
72Version 1Ellison (MN), Grijalva (AZ), Schakowsky (IL)DemocratReprograms already appropriated funds to create an Office of Good Jobs for the Department of Treasury.Made In Order
129Version 1Ellison (MN)DemocratLate Strikes section 638.Made In Order
97Version 1Engel (NY)DemocratProhibits funds made available by this Act from being used to lease or purchase new light duty vehicles unless those vehicles meet the requirements of President Obama’s May 24, 2011 Executive Order on Federal Fleet Performance. Made In Order
65Version 1Eshoo (CA)DemocratStrikes section 632. Made In Order
34Version 1Esty (CT)DemocratRemoves language that would prohibit appropriated funds from being used to pay for abortions or for the administrative expenses in connection with mutli-state qualified health plans that provide coverage for abortions.Submitted
131Version 2Fleming (LA)RepublicanLate Revised Limits the rate of agency year-end spending by requiring that the rate of year-end spending to be on par with the rate of the previous six months of spending.Submitted
133Version 1Fleming (LA)RepublicanLate Withdrawn Prevents funds from being used to further implement the Security and Exchange Commission's study and rulemaking authority under section 913 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Withdrawn
122Version 2Gallego (AZ)DemocratLate Revised Specifies that no funds may be used to revise any policy or directive related to hiring preferences for veterans of the Armed Forces.Made In Order
44Version 1Garrett (NJ)RepublicanProhibits the Securities and Exchange Commission from proposing or implementing a rule that mandates the use of universal proxy ballots during proxy contests.Made In Order
45Version 1Garrett (NJ)RepublicanProhibits the use of funds to designate any nonbank financial company as "too big to fail" or as a "systemically important financial institution" or to make a determination that material financial distress at a nonbank financial company could pose a threat to U.S. financial stability.Made In Order
10Version 1Gosar (AZ)RepublicanProhibits the use of funds to pay a performance bonus to any senior IRS employee.Made In Order
11Version 1Gosar (AZ)RepublicanWithdrawn Prohibits funds from being used by IRS employees to purchase or use a firearm for tax enforcement activities.Withdrawn
12Version 1Gosar (AZ)RepublicanReduces the IRS Enforcement Account by $100,000,000, or about 2%, to the FY 2007 CR level.Submitted
13Version 2Gosar (AZ), Bridenstine (OK), Duncan (SC), Gohmert (TX), Huelskamp (KS), Jones (NC), Barletta (PA), Brat (VA), Brooks (AL)RepublicanRevised Prohibits the use of funds made available by this Act to be used to provide financial assistance to Sanctuary Cities.Made In Order
37Version 1Grayson (FL)DemocratIncreases the minimum funding level for Tax Counseling for the Elderly by 50%. Made In Order
92Version 1Grayson (FL)DemocratIncreases funds by $1,000,000 for the federal payments for testing and treatment of HIV/AIDS in the District of Columbia.Submitted
93Version 1Grayson (FL)DemocratProhibits the government 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 the government from contracting with entities that have been notified of any delinquent Federal taxes for which the liability remains unsatisfied. Made In Order
94Version 1Grayson (FL)DemocratStrikes section 613.Made In Order
112Version 1Grayson (FL)DemocratLate Withdrawn Strikes section 809.Withdrawn
138Version 1Grothman (WI)RepublicanLate Withdrawn Provides that no funds shall be used to fund Section 170 of the Dodd- Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.Withdrawn
32Version 2Guinta (NH)RepublicanRevised Makes no funds available to the CFPB to enforce or administer guidance pertaining to indirect auto lending.Made In Order
98Version 4Hartzler (MO)RepublicanRevised Prohibits the CFPB from implementing any contract with a vendor to provide informational messages.Made In Order
80Version 1Heck, Denny (WA), Perlmutter (CO), Heck (NV), Rohrabacher (CA), Coffman (CO), Blumenauer (OR)Bi-PartisanProhibits the use of funds to penalize a bank or credit union for offering financial services to marijuana related businesses acting consistently with State law.Submitted
30Version 3Hill (AR)RepublicanRevised Prohibits the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection from using any of its funds to promote the Bureau or its functions. Submitted
62Version 1Hill (AR), Carney (DE)Bi-PartisanDirects the Securities and Exchange Commission to establish a safe harbor that would allow broker-dealers to issue research reports that cover Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs). Submitted
109Version 1Himes (CT)DemocratIncreases funding for the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board by $1,784,000. Made In Order
110Version 1Himes (CT), Sewell (AL), Perlmutter (CO), Maloney, Carolyn (NY), Hinojosa (TX)DemocratIncreases funding for the SEC by $50 million.Made In Order
86Version 2Hudson (NC)RepublicanRevised Prohibits funding to propose or finalize a regulatory action until January 21, 2017. Made In Order
87Version 2Hudson (NC)RepublicanRevised Prohibits funding for OMB to review any regulation from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives that infringes on the rights that are secured by the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution.Submitted
88Version 1Hudson (NC)RepublicanProhibits funding for the Internal Revenue Service to purchase a firearm.Submitted
91Version 1Huizenga (MI)RepublicanAmends the Truth in Lending Act's definition of points and fees to expand the availability of qualified mortgages.Submitted
95Version 1Huizenga (MI)RepublicanStates no funds appropriated in this Act may be used to enforce a SEC rule pursuant to Section 1502 of Dodd-Frank relating to “conflict minerals.”Made In Order
96Version 1Huizenga (MI)RepublicanStates no funds shall be made available to finalize, implement, administer, or enforce the Securities and Exchange Commission's Pay Ratio Disclosure rules.Made In Order
89Version 1Hultgren (IL), Delaney (MD), Stivers (OH)Bi-PartisanAmends SEC Rule 701 to raise this disclosure threshold from $5 million to $10 million and adjust the threshold for inflation every five years.Submitted
107Version 1Jeffries (NY), Donovan (NY)Bi-PartisanPrecludes the relocation of an Office of Disability Adjudication and Review, of the Social Security Administration, away from the population center it mainly serves.Made In Order
35Version 1Jenkins, Evan (WV)RepublicanIncreases funding for the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) by $2 million with an offset.Made In Order
106Version 1Katko (NY)RepublicanProhibits funds from being used by the IRS to hire outside individuals or firms to take sworn testimony, or to conduct examination work involving confidential taxpayer information.Submitted
127Version 1Kildee (MI), Capuano (MA), Deutch (FL)DemocratLate Strikes Section 625 of the bill, a provision that prevents the SEC from developing or finalizing a rule that requires the disclosure of political contributions to tax exempt organizations.Made In Order
75Version 1King, Steve (IA)RepublicanDefunds the collection of the estate tax.Submitted
77Version 1King, Steve (IA)RepublicanDefunds all current taxes and only allows the implementation of a Fair Tax style sales tax.Submitted
78Version 2King, Steve (IA), Gohmert (TX)RepublicanRevised Blocks the federal government from borrowing money.Made In Order
79Version 1King, Steve (IA)RepublicanDefunds an Executive Order which directs Federal agencies to provide foreign-language services to anyone who might seek to engage with federal, state, and local governments. Made In Order
114Version 1King, Steve (IA)RepublicanLate Defunds any and all changes to Federal Reserve notes and coins.Submitted
115Version 1King, Steve (IA), Brooks (AL)RepublicanLate Defunds tax credits or refunds to individuals without a valid Social Security number. Submitted
116Version 1King, Steve (IA)RepublicanLate Defunds the Capital Gains tax.Submitted
3Version 2Lance (NJ)RepublicanRevised Prohibits funds from being used to give Iran access to the U.S. dollar.Made In Order
33Version 2Lewis, John (GA)DemocratRevised Prohibits the IRS from using private contractors to collect unpaid Federal taxes.Submitted
52Version 1Luetkemeyer (MO)RepublicanProhibits funding for Operation Choke Point.Made In Order
15Version 2Lynch (MA), Fitzpatrick (PA), Pittenger (NC), Hinojosa (TX), Sinema (AZ), Sherman (CA), Hill (AR), Ellison (MN), Meeks (NY)Bi-PartisanRevised Increases funding for the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) by $3,300,000.Made In Order
67Version 1Maloney, Sean (NY), Hanna (NY), Peters, Scott (CA), Ros-Lehtinen (FL)Bi-PartisanProhibits funds from being used to contravene the President’s Executive Order pertaining to equal employment in Federal government contracting. Submitted
36Version 1Massie (KY)RepublicanDe-funds the provision of the D.C. Code that establishes gun-free zones and enhanced penalties.Submitted
103Version 2Massie (KY)RepublicanRevised De-funds enforcement of provision of D.C. Code that prohibits carrying a concealed weapon without a license.Submitted
82Version 2Meng (NY), Murphy, Patrick (FL)DemocratRevised Increases funding for Small Business Development Centers by $5 million.Made In Order
83Version 1Meng (NY), Brady, Robert (PA), Clyburn (SC)DemocratIncreases funding for the Election Assistance Commission by $4.7 million. Decreases funding for Treasury Department Salaries and Expenses by the same amount.Submitted
125Version 1Meng (NY)DemocratLate Increases funding for Tax Counseling for the Elderly by $1.5 million. Made In Order
126Version 1Meng (NY)DemocratLate Prohibits funds from being used to prohibit health savings account reimbursements for feminine hygiene product purchases.Submitted
6Version 1Messer, Luke (IN)RepublicanRequires federal banking regulators to classify certain municipal obligations as level 2A High Quality Liquid Assets for purposes of the Liquidity Coverage Ratio rule.Submitted
8Version 1Messer, Luke (IN)RepublicanProhibits funds from being used by the CFPB to commence any administrative adjudication or civil action beyond the 3 year statute of limitation established by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Made In Order
9Version 1Messer, Luke (IN)RepublicanProhibits funds from being used by the CFPB to investigate, launch a public inquiry, bring civil action, or promulgate a rule relating to a higher education accrediting agency. Submitted
48Version 1Moore, Gwen (WI), Waters (CA), Maloney, Carolyn (NY), Ellison (MN)DemocratThe amendment strikes Section 505 to preserve the current management structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau under a single Director. Made In Order
49Version 1Moore, Gwen (WI), Waters (CA), Maloney, Carolyn (NY), Ellison (MN)DemocratStrikes Section 501 to preserve the independent funding and transfer of funds from the Federal Reserve to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Made In Order
50Version 1Moore, Gwen (WI), Waters (CA), Maloney, Carolyn (NY), Ellison (MN)DemocratStrikes Section 503 to preserve the independent funding and transfer of funds from the Federal Reserve to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Made In Order
69Version 1Mulvaney (SC)RepublicanEnsures the availability of credit for small businesses by modernizing the business development company industry. Submitted
70Version 1Mulvaney (SC)RepublicanEnsures that user fees collected by the IRS are transferred only to the "Taxpayer Services" account. Submitted
21Version 1Norton (DC), Quigley (IL), Lee, Barbara (CA)DemocratPermits the District of Columbia to spend its local funds on abortion services for low-income women.Submitted
22Version 1Norton (DC), Rohrabacher (CA), Grayson (FL)Bi-PartisanPermits the District of Columbia to spend its local funds to regulate and tax marijuana sales.Submitted
23Version 1Norton (DC)DemocratPermits the District of Columbia to spend its local funds pursuant to the budget autonomy referendum.Submitted
24Version 1Norton (DC)DemocratMakes the District of Columbia budget autonomy referendum federal law.Submitted
25Version 1Norton (DC)DemocratStrikes the repeal of the District of Columbia budget autonomy referendum.Made In Order
54Version 2Palmer (AL)RepublicanRevised Prohibits funds from being used to implement D.C.'s Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Amendment Act (RHNDA).Made In Order
2Version 1Pittenger (NC)RepublicanProhibits the administration from withdrawing already appropriated funding from North Carolina.Submitted
76Version 1Pittenger (NC)RepublicanTakes the Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence and turn it into a bureau.Submitted
38Version 1Poliquin (ME)RepublicanRequires the SEC to to assess each recommendation made by the annual forum of government and business experts to better facilitate small business capital formation. Submitted
39Version 1Poliquin (ME), Amodei (NV)RepublicanRevised Ensures paper statement delivery of financial reporting information by prohibiting funds for the Security and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Proposed Rule 30e-3 from allowing mutual funds to switch to digital delivery of financial reporting information, unless the investor affirmatively objects. Made In Order
7Version 2Pompeo (KS), Blackburn (TN)RepublicanRevised Prohibits funds from being used to finalize, implement, administer or enforce CPSC’s proposed rule on Voluntary Remedial Actions and Guidelines for Voluntary Recall Notices.Made In Order
90Version 2Posey (FL)RepublicanRevised Prohibits funds under this Act from being used to implement, administer, enforce, or codify into regulation, the SEC's guidance relating to "Commission Guidance Regarding Disclosure Related to Climate Change"Made In Order
120Version 3Posey (FL)RepublicanLate Revised Provides that none of the funds made available in this Act may be used to pay the salaries and expenses of any officer or employee to establish, operate, maintain, or otherwise permit a non-government automated information system for use when conducting official Government business. Submitted
68Version 1Rice, Kathleen (NY), Speier (CA), Blum (IA), Coffman (CO)Bi-PartisanIncreases funding for the Office of Special Counsel (OSC) by $800,000.Made In Order
40Version 4Roskam (IL)RepublicanRevised Prohibits any funds from being used to issue a license pursuant to any Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) memo regarding section 5.1.1 of Annex II to the JCPOA, including the OFAC memo titled, “Statement of Licensing Policy For Activities Related to the Export Or Re-Export to Iran of Commercial Passenger Aircraft and Related Parts and Services’’ and any other OFAC memo of the same substance. Made In Order
41Version 2Roskam (IL)RepublicanRevised Prohibits any funds from being used to authorize a transaction by a U.S. financial institution (as defined under section 561.309 of title 31, Code of Federal Regulations) that is ordinarily incident to the export or re-export of a commercial passenger aircraft to the Islamic Republic of Iran Made In Order
111Version 1Roskam (IL), Crowley (NY), Walberg (MI), Van Hollen (MD), Collins (GA)Bi-PartisanLate States no funds provided in this Act shall be used for the Internal Revenue Service to use the Department of the Treasury’s civil asset forfeiture authority to seize property based on allegations of structuring financial transactions, as defined under 31 U.S.C. § 5324, unless the funds are derived from an illegal source or otherwise connected to criminal activity under than structuring. Submitted
113Version 1Roskam (IL)RepublicanLate States no funds provided in this act shall be used by the IRS to require a tax exempt organization to include in annual returns the name, address, or other identifying information of contributors to a 501(c) organization.Submitted
117Version 1Roskam (IL)RepublicanLate Prohibits funds to rehire any former Internal Revenue Service employee who has been found to have violated Section 6103 of the Internal Revenue Code. Submitted
118Version 1Roskam (IL)RepublicanLate Prohibits funds to issue tax return payments that have been identified by the Internal Revenue Service as potentially fraudulent or claiming a questionable tax credit unless the Internal Revenue Service first conducts a verification to determine that the payment is not improper or fraudulent. Submitted
119Version 1Roskam (IL)RepublicanLate Prohibits funds to the IRS to hire or employ any non-IRS personnel to receive or examine books, papers, records, or other data produced in compliance with an IRS summons or to participate in any way in the interview of witnesses summoned by the IRS to provide testimony under oath.Submitted
14Version 1Rothfus (PA), Higgins (NY)Bi-PartisanProhibits funds from being used by the Treasury Department and the IRS to require or accept social security numbers of donors from donee organizations for the purpose of charitable contribution substantiation.Submitted
19Version 1Rothfus (PA)RepublicanWithdrawn Prohibits funds from being used by the Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States to purchase health care insurance through the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program.Withdrawn
84Version 1Sanford (SC)RepublicanWithdrawn Reduces the salary of the Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service to $0.Withdrawn
85Version 1Sanford (SC), Emmer (MN), Crawford (AR), McGovern (MA), Lee, Barbara (CA), Castor (FL), Cramer, Kevin (ND)Bi-PartisanProhibits the use of funds to enforce regulations limiting the rights of Americans to travel to Cuba.Made In Order
99Version 1Schweikert (AZ)RepublicanExpands the definition of Accredited Investor to include those with professional sophistication. Submitted
100Version 1Schweikert (AZ)RepublicanRequires the Department of Treasury to study the feasibility of issuing a 60-100 year bond.Submitted
101Version 1Schweikert (AZ)RepublicanRequires the Department of Treasury to study the feasibility of issuing a security that would yield dividends based on US GDP.Submitted
130Version 1Schweikert (AZ)RepublicanLate Strikes the provision in DC Code requiring concealed carry applicants demonstrate good reason to fear injury to his or her person or property as a condition of applying for the concealed carry licenseSubmitted
4Version 1Scott, Austin (GA)RepublicanWithdrawn Prohibits funds from being used to expand the Lifeline program to provide support for broadband internet access until the Federal Communications Commission implements an operating budget that includes a cap that does not exceed $2,000,000,000. Withdrawn
64Version 1Sewell (AL), Waters (CA), Ellison (MN), Hinojosa (TX)DemocratStrikes section 639, which prohibits funds from being used by the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (CFPB) to enforce regulations or rules with respect to payday loans, vehicle title loans, or other similar loans during FY 2017. Made In Order
73Version 2Smith, Jason (MO)RepublicanRevised Prohibits funds from being used to obligate user fees, penalties, interest and settlements collected by the IRS.Submitted
74Version 1Smith, Jason (MO)RepublicanRequires the United States Postal Services to postmark mail on the day it is submitted or dropped off at a postal facility or post office box. Submitted
16Version 1Speier (CA)DemocratIncreases funding for the Federal Trade Commission by $1 million for additional enforcement of the Do Not Call Registry and education for the public about avoiding telemarketer deception and abuse.Made In Order
71Version 1Wagner (MO)RepublicanRepeals the existing DOL fiduciary final rule and prevents the DOL from moving forward with a similar rule until the SEC issues a report on the issue and puts their own fiduciary rulemaking forward. Submitted
18Version 1Walberg (MI), Dingell (MI)Bi-PartisanIncreases funding for the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area program (HIDTA) by $2 million.Made In Order
61Version 1Walker (NC)RepublicanWithdrawn States no funds may be used by any person to refuse to accept the donation of a statue on the basis of the date on which on the statue died or the individual depicted on the statue is alive. Withdrawn
121Version 2Waters (CA), Hinojosa (TX), Meeks (NY), Ellison (MN), Perlmutter (CO), Vargas (CA)DemocratLate Revised Preserves the independence and funding of the Financial Stability Oversight Council.Submitted
124Version 1Waters (CA), Scott, Bobby (VA), Maloney, Carolyn (NY), Hinojosa (TX), Green, Al (TX), Moore, Gwen (WI), Ellison (MN), Kildee (MI), Delaney (MD)DemocratLate Prohibits the use of funds to implement, administer, or enforce a fiduciary duty rule that is less protective of investors and seniors than the final rule of the Department of Labor published April 8, 2016. Submitted
66Version 1Yarmuth (KY), Eshoo (CA), Lujan (NM), Welch (VT)DemocratProhibits funds from being used in contravention of Section 317 of the Communications Act of 1934.Made In Order
105Version 1Yoho (FL)RepublicanProhibits use of fund to pay any retirement benefit under the Civil Service Retirement System or the Federal Employees Retirement System to a Member of Congress who has been convicted, while serving as a Member, of any crime that is a felony under Federal or state law.Submitted
20Version 2Zeldin (NY), Courtney (CT), DeLauro (CT), King, Peter (NY)Bi-PartisanRevised Prohibits funds from being used by the GSA to market or sell Plum Island, NY. Made In Order