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H.R. 5538 - Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017

Bill Text

  • Text of H.R. 5538 PDF XML

    Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017 (as reported)

  • H. Rept. 114-632 PDF

    Report from the Committee on Appropriations 

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 7-2 on Monday, July 11, 2016.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 820: 
Agreed to by record vote of 237 - 179, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 236 - 174, on Tuesday, July 12, 2016.

MANAGERS:Newhouse/Slaughters

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 184, line 21.

5. Waives points of order against provisions in the bill for failure to comply with clause 2 of rule XXI, except on page 71, line 19, through page 71, line 25.

6. 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.

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

8. Section 3 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.

9. Section 4 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.

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

11. Section 6 provides that section 454 of H.R. 5538 shall be considered to be a spending reduction account for purposes of section 3(d) of House Resolution 5.

12. Section 7 provides that during consideration of H.R. 5538, section 3304 of Senate Concurrent Resolution 11 shall not apply.

13. Section 8 provides that on any legislative day during the period from July 15, 2016, through September 5, 2016: the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved; and the Chair may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time to be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment.

14. Section 9 provides that the Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 8.

15. Section 10 provides that each day during the period addressed by sections 8 of the resolution shall not constitute calendar days for the purposes of section 7 of the War Powers Resolution (50 U.S.C. 1546).

16. Section 11 provides that each day during the period addressed by section 8 of the resolution shall not constitute a legislative day for purposes of clause 7 of rule XIII (resolutions of inquiry).

17. Section 12 provides that for each day during the period addressed by section 8 shall not constitute a calendar or legislative day for purposes of clause 7(c)(1) of rule XXII (motions to instruct conferees).

18. Section 13 provides that it shall be in order at any time on the legislative day of July 14, 2016 or July 15, 2016, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules and that the Speaker or his designee shall consult with the Minority Leader or her designee on the designation of any matter for consideration pursuant to this section.

19. Section 14 provides that the Committee on Appropriations may, at any time before 5 p.m. on Friday, July 29, 2016, file privileged reports to accompany measures making appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017.

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
137Version 1Becerra (CA), Pallone (NJ), Lowenthal (CA), Roybal-Allard (CA)DemocratLate Strikes section 430 of Interior Appropriations bill for FY 17.Made In Order
71Version 1Beyer (VA), DeFazio (OR)DemocratPrevents funds from being used to block science-based protections for imperiled wildlife that has or may need Endangered Species Act protections.Made In Order
122Version 1Beyer (VA), Cartwright (PA), Lawrence (MI)DemocratStrikes lines 4 through 19 on page 67.Made In Order
123Version 1Beyer (VA), Welch (VT)DemocratRequires that no funds made available by this Act be used in contravention of Executive Order 13653 or Executive Order 13693.Made In Order
138Version 1Beyer (VA), LoBiondo (NJ), Price, David (NC), Van Hollen (MD), Pallone (NJ), Langevin (RI), Sanford (SC)Bi-PartisanLate Requires that no funds made available by this Act be used authorize, permit, or conduct geological or geophysical activities in support of oil, gas, or methane hydrate exploration and development in the Atlantic.Made In Order
146Version 1Beyer (VA), Cartwright (PA), Lawrence (MI)DemocratLate States none of the funds made available by this Act may be used to implement or enforce section 120, 425, 426, or 427. Made In Order
31Version 1Black (TN)RepublicanProhibits the EPA from using funds to implement, administer, or enforce the agency’s “Phase 2” fuel-efficiency and emissions standards, or any rule with respect to glider kits and glider vehicles.Made In Order
18Version 1Blackburn (TN)RepublicanImposes a 1 percent across-the-board spending cut to the bill.Made In Order
89Version 1Blumenauer (OR)DemocratWithdrawn Increases funding for the Drinking Water State Revolving Funds by $84,653,000 and increases funding for the Clean Water State Revolving Funds by $84,653,000 and reduces funding for Bureau of Ocean Energy Management by $169,306,000. Withdrawn
90Version 2Blumenauer (OR)DemocratRevised Increases funding for the Historic Preservation Fund by $1,000,000 to be directed to the State historic preservation offices. Reduces funding for the Department of Interior Departmental Operations by $1,000,000. Made In Order
124Version 1Blumenauer (OR)DemocratStrikes Section 418, which would prevent EPA from monitoring greenhouse gas emissions from manure management systems.Made In Order
3Version 1Boustany (LA)RepublicanProhibits any funds from being made available for any proposed rule that does not also include the cost benefit analysis data and formula. Submitted
4Version 3Boustany (LA)RepublicanRevised Prohibits the Secretary of the Interior to implement, administer, or enforce any rule or guidance substantially similar to the proposed guidance that the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management made available for public comment on September 22, 2015, regarding financial assurances for oil and gas operations on the Outer Continental Shelf.Made In Order
5Version 2Boustany (LA), Scalise (LA), Abraham (LA), Walters, Mimi (CA), Rouzer (NC), Gohmert (TX), Duncan (SC), Zinke (MT), Farenthold (TX), Byrne (AL), Lamborn (CO), Westerman (AR), Fleming (LA), Cramer, Kevin (ND), Hensarling (TX)RepublicanRevised Ensures that no money is permitted for the implementation of the Well Control Rule.Made In Order
14Version 1Boustany (LA)RepublicanWithdrawn Prohibits any funds being used to implement, administer, or enforce any rule or guidance substantially similar to the proposed guidance that the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management made available for public comment on September 22, 2015, regarding financial assurances for oil and gas operations on the Outer Continental Shelf.Withdrawn
136Version 1Boustany (LA)RepublicanLate Withdrawn Strikes Section 128 of the bill. Withdrawn
179Version 1Boyle (PA)DemocratLate Prohibits the practice at FWS in which agency employees are granting Endangered Species Act permits in exchange for applicants making financial contributions to foreign and domestic charities.Submitted
157Version 1Brat (VA)RepublicanLate Sunsets Land and Water Conservation Fund grants with states or local government units after 20 years.Made In Order
51Version 3Buck (CO)RepublicanRevised Prevents the Department of Interior from partnering with private organizations to create or expand national heritage areas in southeast Colorado.Made In Order
39Version 1Burgess (TX)RepublicanRestricts funds from being used by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to hire new employees under the Title 42 Special Pay Program or transfer existing employees into the Title 42 Special Pay Program authorized for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).Made In Order
43Version 1Byrne (AL), Boustany (LA), Graves, Garret (LA)RepublicanProhibits any funds from being used to develop or propose legislation to redirect funds allocated from the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA)Made In Order
44Version 1Byrne (AL), Flores (TX), Fleming (LA)RepublicanProhibits funding from being used to implement, administer, or enforce the Obama administration’s National Ocean Policy.Made In Order
94Version 1Capps (CA)DemocratProhibits funds to be used to process any application for a permit to drill or a permit to modify that would authorize use of hydraulic fracturing or acid well stimulation treatment in the Pacific Outer Continental Shelf.Made In Order
96Version 2Cartwright (PA), Lawrence (MI), Beyer (VA)DemocratRevised Strikes section 425, which prohibits the EPA from acting on changes to the definition of "fill material" and "discharge of fill material" under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act.Made In Order
172Version 1Cartwright (PA), Beyer (VA), Lawrence (MI)DemocratLate Strikes section 426, which prohibits Federal Water Pollution Control Act funds from being used to require permits for certain discharge of dredged or fill material activities.Made In Order
104Version 1Castor (FL), Buchanan (FL)Bi-PartisanProhibits the Fish and Wildlife Service from finalizing a proposed rule to downlist the West Indian manatee from endangered to threatened until the Service considers several factors in its decision. Submitted
105Version 1Castor (FL)DemocratProhibits the Environmental Protection Agency from issuing a permit for Class II oil and gas related injection wells in areas where the local government has passed an ordinance prohibiting hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling, acidization, or any related activity.Submitted
106Version 1Castor (FL)DemocratMatches the budget request for Law Enforcement of the National Wildlife Refuge System. Made In Order
143Version 1Castor (FL)DemocratLate Strikes section 124.Made In Order
62Version 2Chaffetz (UT)RepublicanRevised Increases the EPA's Inspector General fund by $10,038,000 to bring up to President's request and decreases the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Environmental Programs and Management fund by $14,000,000.Made In Order
63Version 3Chaffetz (UT)RepublicanWithdrawn Defunds law enforcement functions of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and U.S. Forest Service.Withdrawn
64Version 3Chaffetz (UT)RepublicanRevised Increases BIA funding for dirt school bus routes by $1.5M. The cost is offset by decreasing EPA's Environment Programs & Management fund by $1.75M.Made In Order
162Version 1Cicilline (RI)DemocratLate Increases funding for the Operation of the National Park System (ONPS) account by $2,500,000, and decreases funding for the Departmental Operations Account for the Department of Interior by $2,500,000.Made In Order
77Version 2Cleaver (MO)DemocratRevised Reduces the amount appropriated to the Department of the Interior—Office of the Secretary—Departmental Operations by $6,000,000 in order to fund the World War I Centennial Commission authorized by the World War I Centennial Commission Act (36 U.S.C. 1 note). Made In Order
97Version 1Clyburn (SC)DemocratIncreases funds for historic preservation grants to Historically Black Colleges and Universities by $2 million and reduces Office of the Secretary by the same amount.Made In Order
8Version 2Cohen (TN), Byrne (AL)Bi-PartisanRevised Increases the Department of the Interior’s Historic Preservation Fund account by $2M, specifically for use in awarding competitive grants to preserve the sites and stories of the Civil Rights movement. Made In Order
99Version 1Conyers (MI)DemocratClarifies that nothing in this Act will prohibit EPA from promulgating and enforcing rules that save more than 5,000 lives over a two year period.Submitted
100Version 1Conyers (MI)DemocratClarifies that nothing in this Act will prohibit EPA from promulgating and enforcing rules that save more than 2,500 lives over a two year period.Submitted
101Version 1Conyers (MI)DemocratClarifies that nothing in this Act will prohibit EPA from promulgating and enforcing rules that save more than 1,000 lives over a two year period.Submitted
141Version 2Costa (CA), LaMalfa (CA)Bi-PartisanLate Revised Prohibits the development, adoption, or implementation of changes to the delta smelt biological opinion that would result in a reduction of water supplies for water contractors in California.Submitted
78Version 1Courtney (CT), McGovern (MA), DeLauro (CT), Larson, John (CT), Himes (CT), Esty (CT), Neal (MA)DemocratFunds the New England National Scenic Trail at $300,000 within the Operation of the National Park System.Made In Order
93Version 2Cramer, Kevin (ND)RepublicanRevised Ensures no funds are provided to finalize or implement the Fish and Wildlife Service rule entitled “Management of Non-Federal Oil and Gas Rights.”Made In Order
70Version 1Crawford (AR)RepublicanProhibits the EPA from enforcing or implementing the Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) rule on farming and ranching operations. Made In Order
135Version 2Crawford (AR), Newhouse (WA)RepublicanLate Revised Prohibits the use of funds in support of grassroots advocacy campaigns intended to persuade the outcome of legislation pending in Congress or state legislatures.Made In Order
42Version 1Cuellar (TX)DemocratClarifies that nothing in this Act affects the ability of a state, through state law or regulation, to permit an agricultural worker access to records by means of a designated representative, as defined by the state.Submitted
160Version 1Davis, Rodney (IL)RepublicanLate Prevents any funds from being used for the Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations at the EPA and reduces the Environmental Programs and Management account by $4,235,000.Made In Order
21Version 1Delaney (MD), Quigley (IL)DemocratBlocks funds from this Act from being used to prevent the development, proposal, finalization, implementation, or enforcement of any regulation or guidance, if such regulation or guidance would result in a net decrease in greenhouse gas emissions.Submitted
163Version 1DesJarlais (TN), Blackburn (TN)RepublicanLate Directs the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of the site of the James K. Polk Presidential Home in Columbia, TN.Submitted
76Version 1Dingell (MI)DemocratRemoves language that would exempt a number of potentially damaging activities in National Forests from consideration, including public notice and comment and alternatives analysis, under the National Environmental Policy Act.Made In Order
9Version 1Duffy (WI)RepublicanProhibits funds from being used to implement, administer, or enforce a new regulatory action of $100 million or more.Made In Order
10Version 1Duffy (WI)RepublicanRequires the EPA to satisfy regulatory planning and review requirements established by the Clinton and Obama Administrations.Made In Order
92Version 1Duncan (TN)RepublicanProvides that none of the funds made available by this Act may be used to destroy any buildings or structures on Midway Island.Made In Order
46Version 1Ellison (MN), Grijalva (AZ)DemocratReprograms already appropriated funds to create an Office of Good Jobs for the Department of Interior.Made In Order
29Version 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
102Version 1Esty (CT), Courtney (CT)DemocratDirects $10,000,000 to Brownfields projects within State and Tribal Assistance Grants (STAG) from Superfund cleanup to help states leverage $18 for $1 expended for the purpose of cleaning up brownfield properties, such as abandoned factories or former dry cleaning establishments, in their communities. Made In Order
103Version 1Esty (CT)DemocratIncreases funding to the Public Water System Supervision grants within State and Tribal Assistance Grants (STAG) by $100,000,000. Submitted
32Version 3Fleming (LA)RepublicanRevised Prohibits the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management from revising financial assurance requirements for offshore drilling unless BOEM uses formal rulemaking with notice and public comment.Submitted
118Version 1Gallego (AZ)DemocratProhibits funds from being used to issue grazing permits or leases in contravention of BLM regulations. Made In Order
148Version 1Gallego (AZ), Gosar (AZ), Kirkpatrick (AZ)Bi-PartisanLate States none of the funds made available by this Act shall be used to rehire any employee who has previously received a written reprimand, suspension, or removal for sexual harassment as defined by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Submitted
144Version 1Garamendi (CA)DemocratLate Withdrawn Strikes the California drought provisions and inserts the text of HR 5247.Withdrawn
79Version 1Gibbs (OH)RepublicanProhibits funds from being used by the Environmental Protection Agency to retroactively veto a permit issued by the Secretary of the Army acting through the Chief of Engineers under Section 404 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act permanently. Submitted
85Version 1Gibbs (OH), McKinley (WV)RepublicanProhibits funds from being used by the Environmental Protection Agency to retroactively veto a permit issued by the Secretary of the Army acting through the Chief of Engineers under Section 404 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act for one year. Submitted
56Version 1Gohmert (TX)RepublicanProhibits the use of funds for the purpose of printing signs, manuals, policies, directives, instructions or guidance of any kind that encourages or accommodates in any way the use of any gender-specific facility by a person whose birth certificate identifies such person as being from a different gender.Submitted
20Version 1Goodlatte (VA), Thompson, Glenn (PA)RepublicanProhibits the Environmental Protection Agency from using any funds to take retaliatory, or EPA described “backstop” actions, against any of the six states in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed in the event that a state does not meet the goals mandated by the EPA’s Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load.Made In Order
1Version 1Gosar (AZ), LaMalfa (CA), Zinke (MT), Franks (AZ), McClintock (CA)RepublicanRedirects funds from EPA bureaucracy to the Forest Service Hazardous Fuels account in order to prevent dangerous wildfires. Made In Order
2Version 2Gosar (AZ), Amodei (NV), Buck (CO), Cook (CA), Cramer, Kevin (ND), Duncan (SC), Franks (AZ), Kirkpatrick (AZ), Jones (NC), McClintock (CA), Schweikert (AZ), Sinema (AZ), Zinke (MT), Salmon, (AZ), Heck (NV)Bi-PartisanRevised Prohibits funds for the Fish and Wildlife Service to continue to prohibit tubing, waterskiing and wake boarding in an area on Lake Havasu.Made In Order
7Version 2Gosar (AZ), Zinke (MT), Franks (AZ)RepublicanRevised Prohibits the use of funds to implement, administer, or enforce the draft EPA-USGS Technical Report entitled "Protecting Aquatic Life from Effects of Hydrologic Alteration."Made In Order
68Version 1Grayson (FL)DemocratIncreases funding for the National Estuary Program by $468,000.Made In Order
69Version 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
117Version 1Griffith (VA)RepublicanProvides a distribution of funds among Appalachian states for reclamation of abandoned mine lands in conjunction with economic and community development, offset by funds from the Environmental Programs and Management account.Made In Order
72Version 1Grijalva (AZ), Huffman (CA)DemocratPrevents funds in the bill from being used to abolish law enforcement offices at the Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. Forest Service.Made In Order
75Version 1Grijalva (AZ), Tsongas (MA), O'Rourke (TX), Polis (CO)DemocratStrikes section 453.Made In Order
80Version 1Grijalva (AZ), S?nchez, Linda (CA)DemocratStrikes Section 437 of the Act.Made In Order
147Version 1Grothman (WI)RepublicanLate Prohibits funds from being used to designate or treat any area designated in nonattainment by the Clean Air Act. Submitted
149Version 1Grothman (WI)RepublicanLate Withdrawn Reduces funds being appropriated to the Wilson Center to zero. Withdrawn
150Version 1Grothman (WI)RepublicanLate Eliminates Federal financial assistance to any sanctuary city. Submitted
151Version 2Grothman (WI)RepublicanLate Revised Eliminates $100 million in funding for the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) Grants. Made In Order
158Version 1Grothman (WI)RepublicanLate Bars any funds in the bill being used to implement or enforce any vehicle emissions testing required by the Clean Air Act on a car 12 years or older. Submitted
171Version 3Hartzler (MO)RepublicanLate Revised Prohibits the installation of new ozone monitors by the Environmental Protection Agency. Made In Order
65Version 2Higgins (NY)DemocratRevised Prohibits the use of funds by a State in contravention of the Great Lakes Compact, an interstate compact ratified by Congress detailing how the States will work together to manage and protect the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin.Made In Order
130Version 1Hudson (NC)RepublicanLate Prohibits officers and employees of the EPA from official travel by airplane.Made In Order
131Version 1Hudson (NC)RepublicanLate Withdrawn Prohibits the EPA from carrying, possessing, using, maintaining, or purchasing a firearm or ammunition.Withdrawn
132Version 1Hudson (NC)RepublicanLate Withdrawn Strikes and replaces funding for the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management by $1,000,000.Withdrawn
22Version 1Huffman (CA)DemocratStrikes Section 127 of the Act, which would delay the finalization and implementation of the proposed rule for air quality control, reporting, and compliance in specific offshore areas of the Gulf of Mexico and the Arctic Ocean.Made In Order
23Version 1Huffman (CA)DemocratEnsures that none of the funds made available by this Act may be used to implement National Park Service Director's Order 61 as it pertains to allowing a grave in any Federal cemetery to be decorated with a Confederate flag.Submitted
24Version 1Huffman (CA)DemocratEnsures that none of the funds made available by this Act may be used to enter into a new contract or agreement or to administer a portion of an existing contract or agreement with a concessioner, a cooperating association, or any other entity that provides for the sale in any facility within a unit of the National Park System of an item with a Confederate flag as a stand-alone feature.Submitted
52Version 2Huizenga (MI), LaMalfa (CA), Yoho (FL)RepublicanRevised Prohibits the use of funds to pay attorney fees in a civil suit under the Endangered Species Act pursuant to a court order that states such fees were calculated at an hourly rate in excess of $125 per hour.Made In Order
84Version 1Hunter (CA), Shuster (PA), Rothfus (PA), MacArthur (NJ), Perry (PA), Barletta (PA)RepublicanProhibits funds from being used to enforce compliance with the fuel standards set for the North American Emission Control Area for certain vessels operating more than 50 miles from shore. Submitted
153Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratLate Amendment expresses support for National Historic Areas and for continuation of national policy of preserving for public use historic sites, buildings, and objects of national significance.Made In Order
154Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratLate Prohibits the use of funds to be used to eliminate the Urban Wildlife Refuge Partnership. Made In Order
155Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratLate Prohibits funds to be used to limit outreach programs administered by the Smithsonian Institution. Made In Order
49Version 2Jeffries (NY)DemocratRevised Provides that none of the funds made available to the National Park Service by this Act may be used for entry into a new contract or agreement or to administer a portion of an existing contract or agreement with a concessioner, a cooperating association, or any other entity that provides for the sale in any facility within a unit of the National Park System of an item with a Confederate flag as a stand-alone feature or for the flying of a confederate flag with the exception of specific circumstances where the flags provide historical context as described in the National Park Service memorandum entitled ‘‘Immediate Action Required, No Reply Needed: Confederate Flags’’ and dated June 24, 2015.Submitted
95Version 2Jenkins, Evan (WV)RepublicanRevised Prohibits funding for the EPA to develop, finalize, promulgate, implement, administer, or enforce any rule under section 112 of the Clean Air Act that applies to glass manufacturers that do not use continuous furnaces.Made In Order
54Version 1Johnson, Hank (GA), Conyers (MI), Hastings, Alcee (FL)DemocratRevised Ensures implementation of the EPA’s Final Rule on the Disposal of Coal Combustion Residuals from Electric Utilities is consistent with Executive Order 12898. Made In Order
17Version 2Jolly (FL), Clawson (FL), Graham (FL)Bi-PartisanRevised Ensures none of the funds made available by the Act may be used to research, investigate, or study offshore drilling in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico Planning Area.Made In Order
114Version 1Kildee (MI)DemocratAllows states with communities that have declared an emergency related to lead in drinking water to use more of their Drinking Water State Revolving Funds to address lead in drinking water public health issues.Made In Order
115Version 1Kildee (MI)DemocratProvides funding to help provide fresh drinking water to communities that have been impacted by lead in their drinking water.Made In Order
156Version 1King, Steve (IA)RepublicanLate Ensures that no funds appropriated by this Act can be used to implement, administer, or enforce Davis-Bacon prevailing rate wage requirements. Made In Order
129Version 2LaMalfa (CA)RepublicanLate Revised Ensures that all tribal gaming proposals in California operate on a level playing field by prohibiting unilateral approval of projects by the Secretary of the Interior. Respects the will of voters by reinforcing a referendum in which 62% of California voters, including 52 of the state's 53 Congressional districts, rejected an off-reservation gaming proposal which would negatively impact other tribes' economic development. Submitted
140Version 2LaMalfa (CA)RepublicanLate Revised Prohibits the use of federal funds to remove four privately-owned dams on the Klamath River in California and Oregon.Made In Order
26Version 1Lamborn (CO)RepublicanProhibits the use of funds to implement, administer, or enforce the final rule entitled "Hydraulic Fracturing on Federal and Indian Lands".Made In Order
27Version 1Lamborn (CO)RepublicanProhibits the use of funds to implement or enforce the threatened species or endangered species listing of any plant or wildlife that has not undergone a periodic 5 year review as required by section 4(c)(2) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973.Made In Order
28Version 1Lamborn (CO)RepublicanProhibits the use of funds to implement or enforce the threatened species listing of the Preble's meadow jumping mouse.Made In Order
107Version 2Langevin (RI), Keating (MA), Cicilline (RI)DemocratRevised Reduces funding for Diesel Emissions Reductions Grants (DERA) by $1,650,000, and increases funding for Environmental Programs and Management (Southern New England Estuaries geographic program) by $1 million.Submitted
40Version 1Lawrence (MI), Beyer (VA), Cartwright (PA)DemocratStrikes Section 427.Made In Order
166Version 2Loudermilk (GA)RepublicanLate Revised Prohibits funds from being used to regulate trailers under the Clean Air Act.Made In Order
16Version 1Lowenthal (CA)DemocratAllows the Interior Department to proceed with updating royalty rates and valuation for federal coal, oil, and gas by striking Section 440.Made In Order
73Version 1Lowenthal (CA)DemocratPrevents funds from being used in contravention to a 2009 Interior Department Secretarial Order on climate change.Made In Order
50Version 1Lowey (NY), Cartwright (PA), Quigley (IL), Ellison (MN)DemocratStrikes language that would delay implementation of the EPA Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule.Made In Order
45Version 1Lujan (NM)DemocratDecreases and increases funding to the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) by $1 million to require that the BIA to report, identify and adjudicate to landowners egress and ingress easements where they do not exist for landowners on land parcels adjudicated under the Pueblo Lands Act of 1924.Made In Order
47Version 1Lujan (NM)DemocratDecreases and increases funding to the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) by $1 million to require the BIA to update and digitize its inventory of rights-of-way records and to make them publicly available in a commonly used mapping format.Made In Order
48Version 1Lujan (NM)DemocratDecreases and increases State and Tribal Assistance Grants by $6 million to direct the EPA to work with the affected States and Indian tribes to implement a long-term monitoring program for water quality of the Animas and San Juan Rivers in response to the Gold King Mine spill.Made In Order
113Version 1Lujan Grisham (NM), Polis (CO), DeGette (CO), Cartwright (PA), Lowenthal (CA), Sarbanes (MD), Huffman (CA)DemocratStrikes Section 122.Made In Order
58Version 1Lummis (WY)RepublicanProhibits funding to finalize, implement, or enforce EPA proposed rulemaking regarding in situ uranium productionMade In Order
98Version 2MacArthur (NJ), LoBiondo (NJ)RepublicanRevised Limits permit inspection regulations with respect to the export of squid, octopus, and cuttlefish products.Made In Order
36Version 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
111Version 1McHenry (NC), Ashford (NE), Cuellar (TX), Peterson (MN), Loudermilk (GA), Posey (FL)Bi-PartisanWithdrawn Prevents funds be made available to the EPA for the purpose of being used to enforce certain provisions of the Clean Air Act on vehicles modified for sole use in competitions or regulate parts used to make modifications to vehicles used solely for competition.Withdrawn
12Version 1McNerney (CA)DemocratStrikes section 447 through 452. Submitted
173Version 1McNerney (CA)DemocratLate Strikes section 447.Made In Order
174Version 1McNerney (CA)DemocratLate Strikes section 448.Made In Order
175Version 1McNerney (CA)DemocratLate Strikes section 449.Made In Order
176Version 1McNerney (CA)DemocratLate Strikes section 450.Made In Order
177Version 1McNerney (CA)DemocratLate Strikes section 451.Made In Order
178Version 1McNerney (CA)DemocratLate Strikes section 452.Made In Order
15Version 1Meng (NY)Democratcan Center receives the $300,000 increase requested in the President’s FY17 Budget.Made In Order
134Version 3Murphy, Patrick (FL), Jolly (FL), Clawson (FL), Hastings, Alcee (FL), Posey (FL), Ros-Lehtinen (FL), Deutch (FL), Graham (FL)Bi-PartisanLate Revised Provides that none of the funds from this act shall be used to carry out seismic airgun testing or seismic airgun surveys in the OCS Planning Areas located within the EEZ bordering the State of Florida. Made In Order
169Version 1Murphy, Patrick (FL), Clawson (FL)Bi-PartisanLate Decreases by $1 million dollars the Office of the Secretary's Leadership and Administration account and increase by $1 million the USGS Surveys, Investigations, and Research account. Submitted
145Version 2Newhouse (WA), Walden (OR), McMorris Rodgers (WA)RepublicanLate Revised Prohibits the use of funds by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and the Department of Interior to treat any Gray Wolf in the 48 contiguous states as an endangered or threatened species under the Endangered Species Act after June 13, 2017.Made In Order
152Version 1Newhouse (WA)RepublicanLate Prohibits the use of funds by EPA to issue and expand new regulations under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) that would apply to Animal Feeding Operations.Made In Order
165Version 1Newhouse (WA)RepublicanLate Restores $1,000,000 for the Wolf Livestock Loss Demonstration Program and is offset by reducing funds for EPA Environmental Programs & management by $1,000,000.Made In Order
33Version 3Norcross (NJ)DemocratRevised Adds $13,060,000 to the Hazardous Substance Superfund (equal to President's Budget request) and reduces Payments In Lieu of Taxes by the same amount.Made In Order
34Version 1Norcross (NJ)DemocratAdds $15,282,000 to the Hazardous Substance Superfund.Made In Order
88Version 1Pallone (NJ), Esty (CT)DemocratStrikes section 431.Made In Order
53Version 1Palmer (AL)RepublicanEliminates funding for Diesel Emission Reduction Grants and sends the savings to the spending reduction account.Made In Order
55Version 1Palmer (AL)RepublicanEnsures that none of the funds made available by this Act may be used for the Environmental Protection Agency's Criminal Enforcement Division. Made In Order
59Version 1Pearce (NM)RepublicanRemoves federal protections for the New Mexico Meadow Jumping Mouse under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).Made In Order
60Version 1Pearce (NM)RepublicanPrevents the Forest Service from denying, reducing, or limiting access to water rights held by private citizens. Submitted
61Version 2Pearce (NM), Gosar (AZ)RepublicanRevised Removes federal protections for the Mexican Wolf under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and would prevent the expansion of the species habitat outside of its historic range. Made In Order
125Version 1Perry (PA), Brat (VA)RepublicanEnsures none of the funds made available by this Act shall be used to give formal notification under, or prepare, propose, implement, administer, or enforce any rule or recommendation pursuant to, section 115 of the Clean Air Act.Made In Order
126Version 1Perry (PA)RepublicanEnsures none of the funds made available by this Act may be used to develop, administer, purchase, acquire, or operate an unmanned aircraft system owned by the Department of Interior or the Environmental Protection Agency to perform surveying, mapping, or collecting remote sensing data.Made In Order
127Version 1Perry (PA)RepublicanReduces Appropriations made in this Act for the Environmental Protection Agency by 17 percent.Made In Order
109Version 1Peters, Scott (CA), Esty (CT)DemocratStrikes Section 434 to allow the EPA to regulate ozone-depleting substances under the Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) program to improve public health and fight the root causes of climate changeMade In Order
110Version 1Peters, Scott (CA), Lowenthal (CA), Beyer (VA), Polis (CO), Esty (CT), Welch (VT)DemocratStrikes Section 436 to allow federal agencies to use the social cost of carbon in rule makings and guidance documentsMade In Order
35Version 1Peterson (MN), Cramer, Kevin (ND)Bi-PartisanProhibits funds made available by the Land and Water Conservation Fund from being used in wetland restoration or preservation projects in the Red River of the North watershed area unless they include a water control structure that allows for the management of water levels for flood control and wetland functions and values.Submitted
6Version 1Pittenger (NC), Walker (NC)RepublicanEnsures none of the funds made available by this act may be used to revoke funding previously awarded to or within the State of North Carolina.Submitted
128Version 1Pocan (WI), Welch (VT)DemocratLate Protects the Administration's climate change and environmental sustainability executive order to ensure that no funds be used to weaken the executive order within this Act.Made In Order
81Version 1Polis (CO), DeGette (CO), Cartwright (PA), Lowenthal (CA), Sarbanes (MD), Huffman (CA), Lujan Grisham (NM)DemocratStrikes section 439, regarding methane emissions.Made In Order
82Version 1Polis (CO), King, Peter (NY), Ruiz (CA)Bi-PartisanIncreases and then decreases the amount provided for Wildland Fire Management by $2 million in order to apply additional funds to the Volunteer Fire Assistance grant program.Made In Order
83Version 1Polis (CO), Grijalva (AZ)DemocratProhibits use of funds to pursue any additional legal ways to transfer Federal lands to private owners in contravention of existing law.Made In Order
91Version 1Polis (CO), Tsongas (MA)DemocratProvides for the Permanent Reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund.Submitted
112Version 2Polis (CO)DemocratRevised Prevents funds from being used for Surgical Sterilization of Wild Horses.Made In Order
170Version 1Pompeo (KS)RepublicanLate Prohibits funds from being used to finalize, implement, administer or enforce EPA’s proposed rule on Accidental Release Prevention Requirements: Rink Management Program Under the Clean Air Act. Made In Order
161Version 2Price, Tom (GA)RepublicanLate Revised Ensures none of the funds in the underlying bill will be made available to carry out any new major rule as described in subparagraph (A) of section 804(2) of title 5, United States Code.Made In Order
57Version 1Ratcliffe (TX)RepublicanProhibits funds from being used to finalize, implement, administer, or enforce the proposed rule entitled “Clean Energy Incentive Program Design Details.”Made In Order
30Version 2Rohrabacher (CA)RepublicanRevised Prevents funds in the underlying bill from being used to take steps to significantly change operations at the Arecibo Observatory in Arecibo, Puerto Rico.Made In Order
108Version 1Rush (IL)DemocratEstablishes a grant program to provide assistance to local educational agencies with schools that have lead levels in the drinking water exceeding 15 parts per billion for the replacement of drinking water coolers manufactured prior to 1988.Submitted
159Version 1Sanford (SC)RepublicanLate Withdrawn Limits the law enforcement powers of the Environmental Protection Agency.Withdrawn
164Version 1Sanford (SC)RepublicanLate Transfers $4,762,000 from the Commission of Fine Arts and the National Capital Arts and Cultural Affairs grant program to the bill's Spending Reduction Account.Made In Order
119Version 1Smith, Jason (MO)RepublicanBlocks the use of funds to carry out the third sentence of section 107(f)(1) (CERCLA).Made In Order
120Version 1Smith, Jason (MO)RepublicanEliminates funding for the Air, Climate and Energy Research Program under EPA.Made In Order
121Version 1Smith, Jason (MO)RepublicanBlocks funding from going towards environmental education grants under section 6 of the the national environmental education act.Made In Order
19Version 2Speier (CA)DemocratRevised Increases funding for the National Parks Service to conduct a study of the design and cost of a National Monument for victims of gun violence, and reduces Bureau of Land Management Rangeland Management by the same amount.Submitted
67Version 1Speier (CA), Denham (CA)Bi-PartisanProhibits any funds from being made available to implement the proposed rule for dog management in the Golden Gate National Recreational Area.Made In Order
74Version 1Tsongas (MA)DemocratPrevents a provision of the bill that would block BLM resource management plans from going into effect if failing to implement the plans would limit BLM’s ability to meet its multiple use obligations, including providing opportunities for hunting, fishing, and outdoor recreation.Made In Order
66Version 1Weber (TX)RepublicanProhibits the use of funds by EPA in contravention of the Clean Air Act provision requiring EPA to evaluate the impact of its actions with respect to jobs in America.Made In Order
25Version 1Westerman (AR)RepublicanRemoves funds from the EPA bureaucracy, and places them into the US Forest Service’s Forest and Rangeland Research Account, which funds the Forest Products Laboratory and Forest Inventory and Analysis, among other programs.Made In Order
167Version 1Westerman (AR)RepublicanLate Prevents funds from being used to enforce a federal court decision that stopped implementation of the 2014 EA and take permit plan for double-crested cormorants. Made In Order
168Version 2Westerman (AR)RepublicanLate Revised Prevents funds from being used to destroy records regarding, related to, or generated by the recently closed Inorganic Section of the USGS Energy Geochemistry Lab in Lakewood, CO, which has a 20-year track record of data manipulation.Made In Order
139Version 1Westmoreland (GA), Collins (GA), Smith, Jason (MO)RepublicanLate Restricts federal agencies from using funds to pay legal fees under any lawsuit settlement regarding a case that arises under the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, and the Endangered Species Act. Made In Order
116Version 1Yoho (FL)RepublicanRequires the United States Fish and Wildlife Service to conduct a study on the recovery of the Gulf sturgeon and report to Congress a recommendation on whether or not the population has recovered enough to warrant reclassification under the Endangered Species Act of 1973.Submitted
133Version 2Yoho (FL)RepublicanLate Revised Appropriates funds to conduct a study with existing funds on how Coastal Barrier Resource Area zones affect the value of private property. Made In Order
11Version 2Young, Don (AK)RepublicanRevised Prohibits funds to be used to implement a final rule by the Fish and Wildlife Service and a proposed rule from the National Park Service.Made In Order
13Version 2Young, Don (AK)RepublicanRevised Prohibits funds to be used to remove 3 Arctic Sales from the 2017-2022 Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Proposed Program.Made In Order
37Version 1Young, Don (AK)RepublicanProhibits funds to be used to finalize, implement, or enforce new regulations on offshore Arctic energy exploration and development. Made In Order
38Version 1Young, Don (AK)RepublicanProhibits funds to be used to implement a final plan to designate areas of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska as wilderness.Made In Order
86Version 3Young, Don (AK)RepublicanRevised Prohibits funds from this Act to be used by the Department of Interior to change existing placer mining plans of operations in regard to re-vegetation.Made In Order
87Version 1Young, Don (AK)RepublicanProhibits funds to used to prevent the building of a 11-mile, non-commercial use, gravel, life-saving road through a small sliver of the Izembek National Wildlife RefugeSubmitted
41Version 2Zeldin (NY)RepublicanRevised Prohibits funds from being used to designate a National Marine Monument in the EEZ via presidential proclamation. Made In Order