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H.R. 2810 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018

Bill Text

  • Rules Committee Print 115-23 PDF XML

    Showing the text as ordered reported by the Committee on Armed Services

  • Text of H.R. 2810 PDF XML

    National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 (as reported)

  • H. Rept. 115-200 PDF

    Report from the Committee on Armed Services

  • H. Rept. 115-200, Part II PDF

    Report from the Committee on Armed Services 

Rule Information

GENERAL DEBATE RULE

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 8-4 on Tuesday, July 11, 2017.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 431: 
Agreed to by record vote of 232-187, after agreeing to the previous questions by record vote of 234-183 on Wednesday, July 12, 2017.

MANAGERS: Byrne/Polis

1. Structured rule for H.R. 2810.

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 115-23, 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 this rule.

8. Provides that the chairman of the Committee on Armed Services or his designee may 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 chairman 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 in the House or in the Committee of the Whole.

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

10. Structured rule for H.R. 23.

11. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Natural Resources.

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

13. Makes in order as original text for the purpose of amendment an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-24 and provides that it shall be considered as read.

14. Waives all points of order against that amendment in the nature of a substitute.

15. Makes in order only those further amendments printed in part C of 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.

16. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in part C of the report.

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

 

AMENDMENT CONSIDERATION RULE

COMMITTEE ACTION:

REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 8-2 on Wednesday, July 12, 2017.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 440: 
Agreed to by record vote of 230-190, after agreeing to the previous questions by record vote of 234-187 on Thursday, July 13, 2017.

MANAGERS: Byrne/McGovern

1. Structured rule for further consideration of H.R. 2810.

2. Provides for no further general debate.

3. Makes in order only those further amendments printed in the Rules Committee report and amendments en bloc described in section 3 of the resolution. 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.

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

5. Section 3 provides that the chair of the Committee on Armed Services or his designee may offer amendments en bloc at any time 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 Armed Services or their designees, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.

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

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
221Version 3Abraham (LA), Johnson, Mike (LA)RepublicanRevised Proposes that a portion of royalties from mineral leases on military property be paid to the base on which the lease is located.Submitted
319Version 1Abraham (LA)RepublicanProposes to designate certain highway routes across central Louisiana as high priority corridor Interstate Route 14. Submitted
93Version 1Aguilar (CA)DemocratExtends a currently required CBO cost estimate review on the fielding, maintaining, modernization, replacement, and life extension of nuclear weapons and nuclear weapons delivery systems from covering a 10-year period to covering a 30-year period. Made In Order
95Version 2Aguilar (CA), Shea-Porter (NH)DemocratRevised Creates a talent management pilot program for the recruitment, training, professionalization, and retention of personnel in the cyber workforce of the Department of Defense. Made In Order
227Version 1Amash (MI), Conyers (MI), Pocan (WI), Jones (NC), Lee, Barbara (CA)Bi-PartisanBlocks funds from being used to transfer or authorize the transfer of cluster munitions to the Government of Saudi Arabia.Submitted
435Version 1Amash (MI), Massie (KY), Jones (NC), Sanford (SC)RepublicanLate Repeals sections 1021 and 1022 (indefinite detention provisions) of the 2012 NDAA.Submitted
397Version 1Barragán, (CA)DemocratLate Requires the Secretary of Defense to complete a study on the impact of the repeal of the 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' policy on military readiness and provide the report within 30 days of completion to the congressional defense committees. Submitted
234Version 2Bera (CA)DemocratRevised Requires a report from the Defense Department on its activities and priorities with respect to infectious disease.Made In Order
236Version 1Bera (CA), Crowley (NY)DemocratRequires the Secretary of Defense, in consultation with the Secretary of State, to develop a strategy for advancing defense cooperation between the United States and India. Made In Order
238Version 1Bera (CA)DemocratRequires the President to develop and submit a strategy to Congress to protect U.S. interests in the Arctic. Also a GAO report on acquisition of new icebreaking capabilities by the Coast Guard. Submitted
239Version 1Bera (CA), Schneider (IL), Lawrence (MI)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.Submitted
32Version 2Beyer (VA), Trott (MI)Bi-PartisanRevised Requires the Secretary of State to impose a visa ban on individuals involved in the attack on peaceful demonstrators by Turkish security forces on May 16th and any such similar attack on demonstrators in the future by any security officials. It would also require the Department of State to produce guidelines on when the United States government requests the revocation of diplomatic immunity. The amendment also requires a report specific to the May 16th incident, including names of personnel involved and steps the Department of State is taking to remedy any security lapses as well as for financial compensation for the victims. Submitted
235Version 1Beyer (VA)DemocratRequires the Secretary of Defense to submit a report to Congress on the impact of a partial or complete shutdown of Arlington Memorial Bridge on Department of Defense installations and employees in the National Capital Region, on emergency evacuation plans for the District of Columbia, and on continuity of government operations plans, in response to the Federal Highway Administration’s determination that the Bridge will need to be closed to vehicle traffic by 2021 without a complete overhaul. Submitted
327Version 1Beyer (VA), Gallego (AZ)DemocratProvides that the Secretary of Defense may not stall, suspend, cancel, or terminate the Military Accessions Vital to National Interest Program in fiscal year 2018.Submitted
405Version 1Beyer (VA), Rosen (NV), Torres (CA), Shea-Porter (NH)DemocratLate States that none of the funds authorized to be appropriated by this Act or otherwise made available for fiscal year 2018 for the Department of Defense may be obligated or expended to share intelligence, information, equipment, personnel, or facilities related to any cyber agreements entered into with Russia after 31 December 2016.Submitted
69Version 1Biggs (AZ)RepublicanImposes a 0.5 percent penalty on the discretionary budget authority for the Department of Defense if the Department has not submitted a financial statement for the previous fiscal year, or if such statement has not received a qualified or unqualified audit opinion by an independent external auditor. Submitted
407Version 2Bishop, Rob (UT)RepublicanLate Revised Removes certain deed restrictions and reversions associated with conveyance of property of former Defense Depot Ogden, Utah.Made In Order
416Version 2Bishop, Mike (MI)RepublicanLate Revised Expresses the Sense of Congress that the President should call on NATO allies to fulfill their mutual defense commitments, should call on NATO allies to secure national and regional security interests, and should recognize NATO allies who are achieving those objectives.Made In Order
418Version 1Bishop, Mike (MI)RepublicanLate Withdrawn Expresses the Sense of Congress that not all allies are meeting their commitments and that the President should encourage allies to make appropriate contributions. Furthermore, it requires an annual report to Congress from the Secretary of Defense describing allies' defense spending according to several metrics, their defense activities, and self-imposed limitations on their defense activities as well as external efforts to minimize such limitations.Withdrawn
419Version 1Bishop, Mike (MI)RepublicanLate Withdrawn Requires a one-time report on American forces permanently stationed outside of the United States. The report shall describe alliance requirements, the nature and incremental costs of such stationing, the national security interests at stake, a detailed analysis of alternatives to forward deployment including impacts on cost and force structure, and U.S. and allied contributions to the common defense.Withdrawn
311Version 1Blumenauer (OR), Lee, Barbara (CA), Ellison (MN)DemocratModifies Sec. 1244 to include limitations on the development of an INF range ground-launched missile system. Made In Order
314Version 1Blumenauer (OR), Garamendi (CA), Quigley (IL), Smith, Adam (WA), Lee, Barbara (CA), Ellison (MN)DemocratLimits spending on the Long Range Standoff weapon (LRSO) until the Administration submits a Nuclear Posture Review to Congress including a detailed assessment of the weapon. Made In Order
120Version 2Boyle (PA)DemocratRevised Expresses the sense of Congress that it is in the national security interest of the Department of Defense to continue to reduce its dependency on fossil fuels to enhance combat effectiveness, support mission resiliency, and improve operational efficiency.Submitted
121Version 1Boyle (PA), Fitzpatrick (PA), Shea-Porter (NH)Bi-PartisanExpresses the sense of Congress that it is in the national security interest of the Department of Defense to assist Ukraine to improve its cybersecurity capabilities.Made In Order
246Version 1Boyle (PA), Shea-Porter (NH)DemocratRequests a DOD report on cooperation with other Federal departments and agencies to combat hybrid warfare. Submitted
247Version 1Boyle (PA), Meehan (PA), Brady, Robert (PA)Bi-PartisanWithdrawn Amends provision on UH-1N replacement helicopter program to ensure fair and open competition.Withdrawn
257Version 1Boyle (PA), Meehan (PA), Fitzpatrick (PA), Kildee (MI), Shea-Porter (NH), Tonko (NY)Bi-PartisanRequires the Secretary of Defense to work with the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a maximum contaminant level goal and promulgate a national primary drinking water regulation for perfluorinated compounds (including perfluorooctanoic acid, PFOA, and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid, PFOS).Submitted
259Version 1Boyle (PA)DemocratProvides for inclusion in Tricare of varenicline for patients over 65.Submitted
290Version 1Boyle (PA), Meehan (PA), Fitzpatrick (PA), Kildee (MI), Shea-Porter (NH), Tonko (NY)Bi-PartisanRequires a report on the Department’s progress developing and implementing alternatives to AFFF firefighting foam that do not contain perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS), as the Department has already begun.Made In Order
420Version 2Boyle (PA)DemocratLate Revised Prohibits the use of funds for a joint cybersecurity unit with Russia.Submitted
383Version 1Brat (VA)RepublicanLate Creates a process for foreign governments to petition DOD to return surplus property to that government. Savings are available for readiness programs. Made In Order
217Version 1Brown (MD), Stefanik (NY)Bi-PartisanIncreases funding by $2 million for the Army Electronics and Electronic Devices account within RDT&E with a corresponding decrease of $2 million to the Army Technology Maturation Initiatives account, also within RDT&E. Made In Order
219Version 1Brown (MD), Johnson, Hank (GA), Adams (NC)DemocratIncreases funding by $4.135 million for the Defense-wide Historically Black Colleges and Universities/Minority Institutions account within RDT&E, with a corresponding decrease of $4.135 million to the Defense-wide Advanced Innovative Analysis and Concepts account, also within RDT&E. Made In Order
220Version 1Brown (MD)DemocratDirects the President to designate an existing Federal official as the Interagency Cyber Victim Response Coordinator, who will be responsible for coordinating efforts to respond to federal employees whose personal data has been hacked in connection to their status as a federal employee. Directs the Coordinator to provide a plan within 180 days outlining the Government’s planned response to data breaches affecting federal employees as well as an annual report to Congress summarizing any such data breaches.Submitted
398Version 1Buck (CO)RepublicanLate Requires the DOD to complete a cost competitiveness calculation ensuring that the Department does not purchase alternative fuels unless they are as cost effective as traditional fuels. Research on alternative fuels is allowed to continue.Made In Order
399Version 2Buck (CO)RepublicanLate Revised Prohibits the use of funds to designate or expand national heritage areas in southeast Colorado counties.Made In Order
400Version 1Buck (CO)RepublicanLate Withdrawn Prohibits the use of funds to carry out DOD Directive 4715.21 on Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience, which requires the Pentagon to prioritize climate change over national security.Withdrawn
85Version 1Burgess (TX), Lee, Barbara (CA), Welch (VT), DeFazio (OR), Schakowsky (IL), Lance (NJ)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
199Version 1Bustos (IL), Gosar (AZ), Loebsack (IA), Jones (NC)Bi-PartisanRequires the Secretary of Defense to certify that there is not suitable space in an existing military installation before they buy or lease space valued at over $750k annually. Made In Order
118Version 1Calvert (CA)RepublicanAims to create a more efficient civilian workforce at the Department of Defense (DOD). The Rebalance for an Effective Defense Uniform and Civilian Employees (REDUCE) amendment would require the DOD to make civilian workforce reductions in a systematic manner without compromising our ability to maintain a strong national defense over the long term.Submitted
222Version 1Carbajal (CA)DemocratExpands TRICARE covered preventive healthcare services.Submitted
223Version 3Carbajal (CA)DemocratRevised Requires the Secretary of Energy in consultation with the Department of State to develop a plan to further minimize the use of highly-enriched uranium for medical isotopes. Made In Order
225Version 3Carbajal (CA)DemocratRevised Strikes language that would remove a National Guard Youth Challenge Report Made In Order
228Version 3Carbajal (CA)DemocratRevised Requests a report on Russian Federation's subversive activities.Submitted
87Version 2Cárdenas , Tony (CA)DemocratRevised Creates a pilot program to train members of the Armed Forces in mindfulness-based stress reduction techniques before deploying to combat zones. A report on the effect of the program on stress management and post-traumatic stress disorder.Submitted
88Version 2Cárdenas , Tony (CA)DemocratRevised Requires the Secretary of Defense to submit a report to Congress on arctic readiness, including an analysis of challenges posed by rapid changes in the arctic region, how the changes will affect other regions, including coastal communities, how the changes will affect military infrastructure, and recommendation for congressional action to address the needs of the Armed Forces to respond to changes in the Arctic. Made In Order
89Version 1Cárdenas , Tony (CA)DemocratWithdrawn Strikes section 1064, which requires the Secretary to transfer surplus firearms to the corporation for the promotion of file practice and firearms safety.Withdrawn
90Version 2Cárdenas , Tony (CA)DemocratRevised Expresses a sense of Congress that appropriate DoD and HHS shall act in the best interest of the unaccompanied child from the northern triangle to ensure humane and livable conditions for the duration that the child is in the care of the Office of Refugee Resettlement. Submitted
176Version 1Cárdenas , Tony (CA)DemocratProvides for a study on innovative uses of unmanned aerial vehicles, which may include fire suppression, reforesting land damaged by wildfires, monitoring historical and cultural sites, and conducting earth science research. Submitted
11Version 1Carson (IN), Beyer (VA), Bera (CA), Kuster, Ann (NH)DemocratMakes permanent the Department of Defense’s existing requirement to provide mental health assessments to service members during deployment.Made In Order
12Version 1Carson (IN), Larsen, Rick (WA), Shea-Porter (NH)DemocratRequires comprehensive assessments of the national security impacts of removing Air Traffic Control from the direction and control of the FAA prior to the implementation of any such privatization proposal. Submitted
15Version 2Cartwright (PA)DemocratRevised Directs the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics to provide a briefing to the Congressional Defense Committees on the status of the 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
250Version 2Cartwright (PA), Lance (NJ)Bi-PartisanRevised Requires the relevant agencies covered by the NDAA to submit to Congress comprehensive plans that integrate consideration of extreme weather into each agency’s operations and overall mission objectives. The reports will, inter alia, identify risks to the agencies from extreme weather, describe what systems are currently in place to address the risk of harm from extreme weather, detail what will be done to improve those systems in the future. Submitted
157Version 1Castro (TX)DemocratIncorporates a DoD recommendation which would allow nonprofit research institutions to enter into prototype projects with DoD without having to participate in cost sharing. Made In Order
164Version 1Castro (TX), Gallego (AZ), Veasey (TX), Shea-Porter (NH)DemocratRequires the Secretary of Defense to amend all military accession forms to inform new members about the Naturalization at Basic Training Initiative. The bill would assist members with the naturalization process if they indicate an interest in the program.Submitted
102Version 1Cheney (WY)RepublicanPrevents reductions of ICBMs below the levels set by the New START Treaty.Made In Order
404Version 3Cheney (WY)RepublicanLate Revised Requires a report from the President on options available in response to a failure by Russia to achieve reductions required by the New START Treaty by February 5th, 2018.Made In Order
417Version 1Cheney (WY)RepublicanLate Requires a plan to enhance the extended deterrence and assurance capabilities of the United States in the Asia-Pacific region.Made In Order
30Version 2Cicilline (RI), Trott (MI), Bilirakis (FL)Bi-PartisanRevised Prohibits the use of funds by this act to transfer F-35 fighter jets to Turkey until the President of the United States certifies that that nation is cooperating with the criminal investigation and prosecution of Turkish government employees involved in the May 16, 2017 assault on civilians in Washington, DC.Submitted
97Version 1Cicilline (RI), Yarmuth (KY), Lee, Barbara (CA)DemocratProvides that the Secretary of Defense shall consult with the Office of Management and Budget to update guidelines for the proper use of funds within the Overseas Contingency Operations account consistent with the recommendations of GAO Report GAO-17-68.Made In Order
98Version 1Cicilline (RI)DemocratProvides that the Secretary of Defense, in concurrence with the Secretary of State, is authorized to operate the Defense Institute of International Legal Studies within the Department of Defense.Submitted
237Version 2Cicilline (RI), Bilirakis (FL)Bi-PartisanRevised To repeal existing restrictions on the United States from transferring and exporting weapons, and defense articles and services to the Republic of Cyprus.Submitted
346Version 2Cicilline (RI)DemocratRevised Requires the Secretary of Defense to produce a report analyzing the effects of automation within the Defense Industrial Base over the next ten years.Made In Order
421Version 1Cicilline (RI)DemocratLate Prohibits any funds from being used to allow cooperation on cybersecurity between the U.S. and Russia.Submitted
233Version 1Cleaver (MO), Harris (MD)Bi-PartisanAuthorizes to award posthumously the of Medal of Honor to Private First Class Wayne Miner and Sergeant William Butler for acts of valor during WWISubmitted
437Version 1Cole (OK)RepublicanLate Directs the President to provide to Congress a strategy and a budgetary analysis needed to defeat Al-Quaeda, the Taliban, The Islamic State of Iraq and ISIS, no later than 30 days after final passage. The report shall include an analysis of the Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) and the legal framework to accomplish the strategy described. Made In Order
206Version 2Comstock (VA), Lowenthal (CA), Ellison (MN), Jones (NC), Moulton (MA), Sinema (AZ), Takano (CA), Welch (VT)Bi-PartisanRevised Strikes language regarding the elimination of the STARBASE Report, and adds the STARBASE Report to the list of ‘Preservation of Certain Additional Reports.’Made In Order
423Version 1Comstock (VA), Norton (DC), Beyer (VA), Goodlatte (VA), Connolly (VA)Bi-PartisanLate Prohibits the Secretary of Transportation from expanding the perimeter, granting additional exemptions, or authorizing the transfer or exchange of existing exemptions.Submitted
427Version 1Comstock (VA)RepublicanLate Expresses the sense of Congress stating that the federal government should ensure that in its actions it does not unduly or artificially distort competition in the market for new commercial satellite servicing activities.Made In Order
365Version 2Conaway (TX)RepublicanRevised Prohibits the DoD from entering new biofuels contracts while sequestration remains law. Once sequestration expires or is repealed, it amends current law to require the DoD to include calculations of any financial contributions made by other federal agencies for biofuels purchases. Made In Order
368Version 2Conaway (TX), Suozzi (NY)Bi-PartisanRevised Repeals subsection 190(f) of title 10, United States Code, to ensure a consistent approach is used to determine when qualified private auditors should conduct incurred cost audits for Department of Defense contracts.Made In Order
371Version 1Conaway (TX), Courtney (CT), Jones (NC), Lee, Barbara (CA), Shea-Porter (NH)Bi-PartisanConforms with the September 30, 2017, audit readiness deadline, this makes changes to the current reporting requirements to reflect the DoD moving into the statutory audit phase. This requires the DoD and armed services to report on audit progress and remediation efforts necessary to reach complete auditability. Made In Order
190Version 1Connolly (VA), Issa (CA)Bi-PartisanExtends sunsets for the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) provisions on federal data center consolidation, transparency and risk management of major IT systems, and IT portfolio, program, and resource reviews. Made In Order
191Version 1Connolly (VA)DemocratDirects the Secretary of Defense to develop a definition and way to measure Procurement Administration Lead Time (PALT). Made In Order
357Version 1Connolly (VA)DemocratDirects the Secretary of Defense to conduct a review of existing DoD policy on DoD civilian employee air travel to and from Afghanistan in order to explore commercial or alternative air travel for DoD civilian employees. Made In Order
129Version 1Conyers (MI), Jones (NC), Lee, Barbara (CA)Bi-PartisanNothing in this Act shall be construed as authorizing the use of force against North Korea.Submitted
130Version 1Conyers (MI), Lee, Barbara (CA), Jones (NC)Bi-PartisanNothing in this Act shall be construed as authorizing the use of force against Syria.Submitted
131Version 1Conyers (MI), Blumenauer (OR), Norman (SC), Lewis, Jason (MN)Bi-PartisanNo funds for the B–21 Long Range Strike Bomber engineering and manufacturing development program may be obligated or expended until the Secretary of the Air Force publicly discloses the value of the B–21 engineering and manufacturing development contract award.Submitted
132Version 1Conyers (MI), Gallego (AZ)DemocratRequires a report assessing the relative merits of a multilateral or bilateral Incidents at Sea military-to-military agreement between the United States, the Government of Iran, and other countries operating in the Persian Gulf aimed at preventing accidental naval conflict in the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz.Made In Order
84Version 3Cook (CA), Gallego (AZ)Bi-PartisanRevised Updates Title 10 so that airlines participating in CRAF should own or have operational control of aircraft providing designated airlift services.Submitted
8Version 1Cooper (TN)DemocratClarifies that report on implementation of a plan to mitigate risks to strategic stability is required.Made In Order
256Version 1Correa (CA), Lujan Grisham (NM)DemocratProvides automatic citizenship for eligible servicemembers who have been honorably discharged from the Armed Forces and paid all Federal and State taxes owed, with the option for individuals to decline naturalization. Submitted
258Version 1Correa (CA)DemocratRequires the Department of Defense to update its cyber strategy; to require the President to develop a strategy for the offensive use of cyber capabilities; and to allow for technical assistance to North Atlantic Treaty Organization members.Made In Order
291Version 1Correa (CA), Shea-Porter (NH)DemocratRequires the Secretary of Defense, in coordination with the Director of National Intelligence, to provide Congress a report on any attempts to attack Department of Defense systems within the past 24 months by the Russian Federation or actors supported by the Russian Federation.Made In Order
354Version 1Courtney (CT)DemocratCodifies the Maritime Occupational Safety and Health Advisory Committee in order to end lapses in its charter.Submitted
355Version 2Courtney (CT), Shea-Porter (NH)DemocratRevised Allows members of the National Guard and Reserves to seek treatment at the VA for Military Sexual Trauma regardless of their duty status.Made In Order
360Version 1Crawford (AR)RepublicanAssigns the Explosive Ordnance Disposal research, development, and acquisition program to the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering.Submitted
362Version 1Crawford (AR)RepublicanDesignates the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Corps as a basic branch of the Army.Made In Order
370Version 1Crawford (AR)RepublicanDirects the Attorney General and SECDEF to prescribe regulations for ARNG and ANG EOD units concerning their support to Guard and civilian agencies. It also allows the SECDEF to increase EOD personnel end strength and requires an annual report on EOD assistance to Guard and civilian agencies.Submitted
438Version 2Crist (FL), Castor (FL), Hastings, Alcee (FL), Soto (FL), Murphy, Stephanie (FL), Ros-Lehtinen (FL), Pallone (NJ), Wasserman Schultz (FL), Beyer (VA), Mast (FL), Frankel (FL), LoBiondo (NJ), Lawson (FL), Demings (FL), Deutch (FL)Bi-PartisanLate Revised Encouraging the prioritization of military readiness over oil and gas exploration and extraction in existing testing and training areas available for military use. Submitted
392Version 2Crowley (NY), Chabot (OH), Shea-Porter (NH)Bi-PartisanLate Revised Expresses the sense of Congress that respect for human rights should be part of United States policy. Made In Order
328Version 1Cuellar (TX), Farenthold (TX), Hurd (TX), Smith, Lamar (TX), Castro (TX), Doggett (TX)Bi-PartisanAllows slot exemptions for air carries at DCA. Submitted
48Version 2Culberson (TX)RepublicanRevised Provides competitively awarded grant funding for the preservation of our nation’s historic battleships. 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, 2024.Made In Order
386Version 3Davidson (OH)RepublicanLate Revised Prohibits use of funds for military operations in Yemen outside of the scope of the 2001 AUMF. Made In Order
387Version 1Davidson (OH)RepublicanLate Requires Air Force report on third-party financing of facility construction. Submitted
388Version 2Davidson (OH)RepublicanLate Revised Prohibits use of funds for implementation of Executive Order 13693 that requires DOD to meet certain green energy mandates and to incorporate climate change reviews within DOD operations, acquisition, and planning.Submitted
389Version 2Davidson (OH)RepublicanLate Revised Requires collaboration between FAA and DOD on unmanned aircraft systems research and development of standards and policies.Made In Order
53Version 1Davis, Susan (CA)DemocratEstablishes an absentee ballot tracking program to track and confirm the receipt of military and overseas absentee ballots.Submitted
54Version 1Davis, Susan (CA)DemocratUpdates the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act to render pre-dispute agreements to arbitrate USERRA claims unenforceable.Submitted
119Version 1Delaney (MD)DemocratLimits funds that support the closure of a biosafety level 4 lab until the federal agencies who rely on the lab have certified to Congress that the closure will not negatively affect biodefense capabilities. Made In Order
414Version 1DelBene (WA)DemocratLate Requires certain anchor and mooring chain, including buoy chain, to be procured from a manufacturer in the national technology and industrial base.Submitted
139Version 3DeSantis (FL)RepublicanRevised Prohibits the use of funds to be obligated or expended to Iran-backed militias. Submitted
140Version 2DeSantis (FL)RepublicanRevised Directs the Secretary of Defense to conduct a study on major threat networks operating in the Western Hemisphere, to provide SOUTHCOM with the resources necessary to fully assess the amount of terrorist financing generated in Latin America and to understand the scope of possible criminal-terrorist collaboration.Submitted
194Version 2DeSantis (FL)RepublicanRevised Requires an assessment on procurement from Chinese companies providing support to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and authorizes the Secretary of Defense to terminate contracts based on a determination informed by the assessment. Made In Order
7Version 1DeSaulnier (CA)DemocratClarifies that smart gun research and development is an allowable use of DARPA funds.Submitted
367Version 1DesJarlais (TN)RepublicanRequires National Nuclear Security Administration to provide Congress with a list of unfunded requirements.Made In Order
201Version 1Dingell (MI)DemocratExpresses a 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
342Version 1Doggett (TX), Shea-Porter (NH)DemocratDirects the Department of Defense to authorize third parties to use inventions that benefited from Department funding whenever the price of a drug, vaccine, or other medical technology is higher in the U.S. than the median price charged in the seven largest economies that have a per capita income at least half the per capita income of the U.S. Submitted
369Version 1Doggett (TX)DemocratSeeks to protect US security interests, U.S. military personnel and U.S. citizens by establishing a direct channel of communication with Iran.Submitted
99Version 3Donovan (NY)RepublicanRevised Requires the Secretary of Defense to reevaluate the basic housing allowance for the Military Housing area that includes Staten Island, New York.Made In Order
279Version 2Duncan (SC)RepublicanRevised Establishes a Sense of Congress that the security, stability, and prosperity of the Western Hemisphere region are vital to U.S. national interests; the U.S. should ensure an appropriate forward presence in the region and build partner capacity; DOD should commit additional assets and increase investments to the region; and DOD should engage the region by strengthening relations to address shared challenges.Made In Order
280Version 2Duncan (SC)RepublicanRevised Requires a strategy and report to prioritize U.S. defense interests in the Western Hemisphere region that addresses security challenges; capability gaps; the activities of Iran, China, Russia, and North Korea; the activities of threat networks; Cuba’s involvement in Venezuela; the Venezuelan government’s support for drug trafficking and transnational criminal organizations; and ways DOD can advance U.S. security interests in the region. Submitted
253Version 1Dunn (FL)RepublicanWithdrawn Amends 10 U.S.C. 130i to provide the Secretary of Defense additional authorities to protect Department of Defense assets, facilities, and information from threats posed by unmanned aircraft systems.Withdrawn
305Version 1Ellison (MN), Conyers (MI), Lee, Barbara (CA), Jones (NC)Bi-PartisanAdds language that clarifies that the bill is not an authorization for the use of military force against Iran.Submitted
306Version 1Ellison (MN)DemocratMakes military assistance to Egypt contingent on Egypt holding free and fair presidential elections in 2018.Submitted
307Version 1Ellison (MN)DemocratRequires a National Intelligence Estimate on the national security risks created for the United States and the risk created for U.S. military and diplomatic personnel by the Muslim Ban.Submitted
309Version 1Ellison (MN)DemocratRequires contractors to disclose Federal election contributions and expenditures after a contract is awarded.Submitted
160Version 2Engel (NY), Aderholt (AL)Bi-PartisanRevised Requires a report to Congress on the defense and security relationship between Serbia and the Russian Federation. Made In Order
161Version 1Engel (NY)DemocratRequires a report to Congress on the process and criteria used to designate or change the designation of an area of active hostilities. Submitted
162Version 1Engel (NY), Royce (CA)Bi-PartisanRequires the Secretary of Defense to designate an existing Department of Defense employee as responsible for coordinating the Department's existing obligations to protect cultural heritage. Made In Order
163Version 2Engel (NY)DemocratRevised Requires a strategy to support improvements by the Nigerian Government in defense sector transparency and civilian protection during Nigeria's military operations against Boko Haram, the Islamic State, and other militant groups. Made In Order
167Version 2Engel (NY)DemocratRevised Requires notification to Congress when changes are made to previously reported legal or policy frameworks guiding national security operations. Made In Order
409Version 1Espaillat (NY)DemocratLate Requires the Director of National Intelligence to submit a report to Congress on the efforts of Paul Manafort to influence political and military conflict developments in the Ukraine. Submitted
173Version 2Esty (CT)DemocratRevised Requires the Secretary of Defense in consultation with the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to issue a report on possible improvements to processing retirements and medical discharges. The report shall address: the feasibility of requiring members of the armed forces to apply for Veterans Affairs benefits before members complete discharge from the armed forces, requiring members to undergo compensation and benefits examinations, and a review of possible improvements to the timeliness of the process for transitioning members who undergo medical discharge to care provided by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs. Made In Order
174Version 1Esty (CT)DemocratWithdrawn Requires the Department of Defense to notify individuals who receive other than honorable discharges of any benefits they are eligible for under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs before discharge is finalized. Withdrawn
208Version 1Evans (PA)DemocratRequires a report on potential agreement with the government of Russia on the status of Syria. It requires the President submit a report that includes a description of any understanding between the President and government of Russia regarding a plan to divide territories and a description of any understanding that would provide Iran access to the border between Israel and Syria. Made In Order
37Version 1Fitzpatrick (PA), Meehan (PA), Boyle (PA), Kildee (MI), Shea-Porter (NH), Kuster, Ann (NH)Bi-PartisanDirects the Secretary of Defense to conduct a study on the related health effects of exposure to PFOS/PFOA at military installations.Made In Order
38Version 1Fitzpatrick (PA), Meehan (PA), Boyle (PA), Kuster, Ann (NH)Bi-PartisanDirects the Secretary of Defense to enter into agreements with State and local governments to carry out the cleanup and remediation of wells contaminated by PFOS/PFOA used by the Armed Forces.Submitted
39Version 1Fitzpatrick (PA)RepublicanEnsures that DOD's biennial core reporting procedures align with the reporting requirements in Section 2464 and each reporting agency provides accurate and complete information by having the Secretary of Defense direct the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics to update DOD's guidance regarding future biennial core reports.Made In Order
40Version 2Fitzpatrick (PA), McMorris Rodgers (WA)RepublicanRevised Requires DOD to include a description of any Chinese laws, regulations, or policies that could jeopardize the economic security of the United States in their Congressionally-required annual report on Chinese military and security development.Made In Order
41Version 1Fitzpatrick (PA), Yoho (FL)RepublicanAdds to Sense of Congress on freedom of navigation operations in the South China Sea that the Secretary of Defense should refrain from inviting the military forces of a nation to participate in RIMPAC exercises and withdraw any invitation extended to a nation to participate if the Secretary determines that such nation is engaged in actions that limit the right to freedom of navigation and overflight in the South China Sea. Submitted
42Version 2Fitzpatrick (PA)RepublicanRevised Requires report to Congress regarding the extent of cooperation on nuclear programs, ballistic missile development, chemical and biological weapons development, or conventional weapons programs between Iran and North Korea.Made In Order
43Version 1Fitzpatrick (PA)RepublicanDirects the Secretary of Defense to raise the priority of completing DOD Directive 2310.07E in order to clarify processes and efficiencies in recovering the remains of heroes missing in action, via the POW/MIA Accounting Agency.Made In Order
44Version 1Fitzpatrick (PA)RepublicanDirects the Secretary of Defense to implement a process to coordinate annual research requests between all services and offices under Department of Defense in order to maximize the benefit of each request and minimize duplication.Made In Order
45Version 1Fitzpatrick (PA)RepublicanStates that the Secretary of Defense shall direct all branches to establish a comprehensive strategy to determine capability gaps in training that can be rectified by virtual training, acquire the needed technology, and analyze effectiveness from using virtual training technology.Made In Order
46Version 3Fitzpatrick (PA)RepublicanRevised Directs the Secretary of Defense to define “deterrence” in a cyber operations landscape, and assess how this definition affects the overall cyber operations strategy in the Department of Defense.Made In Order
51Version 2Fitzpatrick (PA), Speier (CA), Huffman (CA)Bi-PartisanRevised To express support for the designation of "National Rosie the Riveter Day".Submitted
229Version 2Foster (IL)DemocratRevised Requires an independent assessment of nuclear forensic analysis conducted by the Federal Government, and requires the President to provide to Congress a briefing on the involvement of senior-level executive branch leadership in recent and planned nuclear terrorism preparedness or response exercises. Submitted
232Version 1Foster (IL)DemocratRequires the report titled “Defense Spending by State” to include information comparing defense spending in a state to the state’s federal tax contribution.Submitted
248Version 1Foster (IL)DemocratExpresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the Secretary of Defense should review section 504 of title 10, United States Code, for purposes related to enlisting certain aliens in the Armed Forces.Submitted
358Version 2Foxx (NC)RepublicanRevised Requires the Director of Intellectual Property to develop resources and guidelines on intellectual property matters and to resolve ambiguities in various types of technical data. Also requires the Director of Intellectual Property to engage with appropriately representative entities on intellectual property matters, including large and small businesses, traditional and non-traditional Government contractors, prime contractors and subcontractors, and maintenance repair organizations.Made In Order
103Version 1Frankel (FL), Shea-Porter (NH)DemocratExpresses a 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.Submitted
302Version 1Frankel (FL), Byrne (AL)Bi-PartisanClassifies 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
28Version 2Franks (AZ), Lamborn (CO)RepublicanRevised Updates some of the balance of funds to the Israeli Missile Defense would enable the Israelis to spend funding authorized in the bill on procurement and RDTE.Made In Order
68Version 1Franks (AZ)RepublicanRequires the Secretary of Defense to conduct strategic assessments of the use of violent or unorthodox Islamic religious doctrine to support extremist or terrorist messaging and justification.Made In Order
138Version 1Franks (AZ), Shea-Porter (NH)Bi-PartisanProvides for a national strategy on the microelectronics industrial base. Submitted
209Version 1Gabbard (HI)DemocratRequires the Secretary of Defense to notify the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and of the House of Representatives whenever a member or unit of the Army, Navy, Air Force, or Marine Corps is authorized or assigned to perform any duties, activities, missions, operations, or other functions of another department, agency, or entity of the Federal Government.Submitted
252Version 2Gallagher (WI)RepublicanRevised Requiring an assessment of US security and defense implications of China's expanding global access.Made In Order
254Version 1Gallagher (WI)RepublicanSets a clear expectation of the security vetting process for individuals recruited under Military Accession Vital to the National Interest (MAVNI) program. Submitted
264Version 1Gallego (AZ), Pascrell (NJ), Lujan Grisham (NM), Beyer (VA)DemocratWithdrawn Clarifies the definition of “enlistment” for the purposes of naturalization during wartime pursuant to 8 U.S. Code § 1440 Withdrawn
269Version 1Gallego (AZ), Shea-Porter (NH)DemocratRequires the Office of Government Ethics to review security clearance applications submitted by family members of the President to determine whether they have substantial commercial relationships with foreign enterprises or financial institutions and, if so, whether a relative should be ineligible for a security clearance as a consequence of such a relationship.Submitted
271Version 1Gallego (AZ)DemocratAmends the requirements for the Afghanistan strategy mandated in the bill to include a description of military and diplomatic efforts to disrupt foreign support for the Taliban and other extremist groups.Made In Order
301Version 1Gallego (AZ), Lieu (CA)DemocratExpresses the sense of Congress endorsing the conclusions of the January 6, 2017 Intelligence Community report regarding Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.Submitted
303Version 2Gallego (AZ)DemocratRevised Requires reporting on deployments of US forces to SyriaMade In Order
401Version 2Gallego (AZ), Lieu (CA), Shea-Porter (NH)DemocratLate Revised Sets limitation on cyber security information sharing with RussiaSubmitted
436Version 1Gallego (AZ), Lujan Grisham (NM), O'Rourke (TX), Walz (MN), Espaillat (NY), Vargas (CA), Cárdenas , Tony (CA)DemocratLate Prohibits transfer of Department of Defense funds to construct new fences or barriers on the U.S.-Mexico border.Submitted
94Version 2Garamendi (CA), Hunter (CA), Courtney (CT)Bi-PartisanRevised Strikes section 123 regarding icebreaker vessels.Made In Order
141Version 1Garamendi (CA)DemocratRequires certain secretaries to designate a lead agency for the purposes of carrying out a GPS backup demonstration.Submitted
142Version 2Garamendi (CA), Quigley (IL), Blumenauer (OR), Larsen, Rick (WA), Smith, Adam (WA), Hanabusa (HI), Ellison (MN), Polis (CO), Walz (MN)DemocratRevised Modifies and extends the scope of the report required by Section 1043 of the Fiscal Year 2012 National Defense Authorization Act.Made In Order
109Version 1Gosar (AZ), Babin (TX), Brooks (AL), Barletta (PA)RepublicanProvides that the DoD memorandum that extended the expiration date for the Military Accessions Vital to the National Interest (MAVNI) pilot program and expanded the program to include the enlistment of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) aliens shall have no force or effect after the date of enactment.Submitted
111Version 1Gosar (AZ)RepublicanDirects that any determination of prevailing wage pursuant to this Act, shall be conducted by the Secretary of Labor using surveys carried out by the Bureau that use proper random statistical sampling techniques. Made In Order
155Version 2Gottheimer (NJ)DemocratRevised Strikes the language that eliminates an annual report to Congress on support to law enforcement agencies conducting counter-terrorism activities.Made In Order
186Version 1Gottheimer (NJ)DemocratRequires the report on the United States Strategy in Syria to include a description of the strategy to deny financial resources to ISIS and other terrorist groups.Submitted
304Version 1Gottheimer (NJ), McSally (AZ)Bi-PartisanExtends the Suicide Prevention and Resilience Program to October 2019Made In Order
396Version 1Gowdy (SC)RepublicanLate Adds the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform to the list of committees receiving the Department of Defense's recommendations regarding the employment, use, and status of military technicians in the National Guard.Made In Order
283Version 2Graves, Garret (LA), McGovern (MA)Bi-PartisanRevised Requires the Secretary of State to report to the defense committees on the status of American citizens suspected of violations of personal financial insolvency laws in the UAE or held in UAE prisons for such offenses. Submitted
285Version 1Graves, Garret (LA)RepublicanAwards the Vietnam Service Medal to all veterans who participated in Operation End Sweep during the Vietnam War. Made In Order
286Version 2Graves, Garret (LA)RepublicanRevised Requires the Secretary of Defense to conduct a cost-benefit analysis on commissaries and exchanges.Made In Order
66Version 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
251Version 1Grijalva (AZ), Poe (TX)Bi-PartisanProvides for a limitation on use of funds to conduct domestic surveillance by unmanned aerial systems.Submitted
430Version 1Grothman (WI)RepublicanLate Withdrawn Ensures the Administrator of the NNSA shall not impose any capping of funds for Moly99 cooperative agreements other than what is provided for under Section 988 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (42 USC 16352). Further, the Administrator is directed to remove the arbitrary cap currently imposed on these cooperative agreements and follow the statutory 50/50 cost share requirements of the American Medical Isotope Product Act for each eligible project in order to get a domestic supply of medical isotopes in place.Withdrawn
150Version 1Hanabusa (HI)DemocratExpresses the sense of Congress that a Pacific War Memorial should be established to honor members of the United States Armed Forces who served in the Pacific Theater of World War II, also known as the Pacific War. Made In Order
126Version 1Harper (MS), Brady, Robert (PA)Bi-PartisanAuthorizes the Speaker of the House with the concurrence of the Minority Leader to call upon the Executive Branch for additional resources in the event the House is the victim of a cyber-attack.Made In Order
315Version 1Hartzler (MO)RepublicanProhibits funds for medical treatment (other than mental health treatment) related to gender transition to a person entitled to medical care under chapter 55 of title 10, U.S. code. Made In Order
36Version 2Hastings, Alcee (FL), Trott (MI)Bi-PartisanRevised Requires the President to report to Congress on protocols related to the rescue, care, and treatment of religious minorities held captive by the Islamic State.Made In Order
125Version 1Heck, Denny (WA)DemocratAutomates interest rate limitations under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act. Made In Order
215Version 1Herrera-Beutler (WA), Tsongas (MA)Bi-PartisanProvides Discharge Review Boards with the authority to refer cases involving sexual assault, post-traumatic stress disorder, and traumatic brain injury to the Physical Disability Board of Review (PDBR). Submitted
216Version 1Herrera-Beutler (WA), Tsongas (MA)Bi-PartisanCodifies and expands existing requirements from the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 that each military service establish a process by which alleged survivors of sexual assault may challenge the terms or characterization of their discharge or separation from the armed forces.Made In Order
218Version 1Herrera-Beutler (WA), Tsongas (MA)Bi-PartisanEnhances the training requirements for members of boards for the correction of military records and department of defense personnel who investigate claims of retaliation enacted in the NDAA for FY 2017. Made In Order
313Version 1Hill (AR)RepublicanAllows for the service secretaries to treat services provided by military banks as in kind consideration in lieu of paying fair market value for the lease.Submitted
35Version 1Hudson (NC)RepublicanDirects the Secretary of Defense, in consultation with the Secretary of the Army and Secretary of the Navy, to provide a briefing on the feasibility of expanding the procurement of commercial off-the-shelf vehicle platforms for use by the Army and Marine Corps. Submitted
134Version 1Hudson (NC)RepublicanRestricts the funds available for the enhanced multi mission parachute system until the Secretary of the Navy submits a certification of need for the system and a report which addresses cost and safety concerns.Made In Order
31Version 1Hunter (CA)RepublicanAmends section 1696 by striking an exception to 10 U.S.C. § 2377 and adding a certification requirement.Made In Order
92Version 2Hunter (CA), Garamendi (CA), Curbelo (FL), Soto (FL)Bi-PartisanRevised Provides additional resources for the Coast Guard's retirement account. The amendment also exposes foreign owners and operators of oil production facilities to liability for cleanup costs and damages from oil spills that threaten or cause damage in the United States. Made In Order
214Version 1Hunter (CA), Wilson (FL)Bi-PartisanAddresses forum selection for claims from foreign maritime crews. Made In Order
359Version 1Hunter (CA), Garamendi (CA)Bi-PartisanRevised Revises previous amendment to better target standard boats Submitted
242Version 1Hurd (TX)RepublicanWithdrawn Expands access to Medal of Honor recipient’s eligibility to receive replacement headstones from the National Cemetery Association by eliminating the current date of April 6, 1917 or after to regardless of dates of service or death. Withdrawn
166Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratCondemns the actions of Boko Haram and directs that the Secretary of Defense shall provide technical assistance to Nigeria for the establishment of a centralized missing persons database and Victims Relief Fund in Nigeria.Submitted
168Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratDirects the Department of Defense to prepare contingency plans to assist relief organizations in delivery of humanitarian assistance efforts in South Sudan and to engage in consultation with South Sudan military counterparts to deescalate conflict.Made In Order
170Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratAuthorizes $10 million increase in funding for increased collaboration with NIH to combat Triple Negative Breast Cancer. Submitted
172Version 2Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratRevised Amendment directs the Secretary of Defense to develop measures to defend against deployment of nuclear ICBMs by North Korea to protect against damage or destruction of satellites critical to U.S. national defense and global communications, International Space Station, and other vital assets.Made In Order
175Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratAuthorizes Secretary of Defense to establish program providing technical assistance by U.S. military women to military women in other countries combating terrorism, human trafficking and narcotics trafficking and their impact on women and girls. Submitted
177Version 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
179Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratDirects the Secretary of Defense to conduct, and report to Congress within 180 days, results of study regarding whether requirement to notify Voting Action Officer within 10 days of registering to vote in a state where service member resides due to a duty reassignment imposes significant burden on military votersSubmitted
180Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratAmends title and section of the “Women’s Business Program” to be the “Minority and Women Business Ownership. “The NDAA includes the creation of a Women’s Business Programs.” There is no similar program for minority businesses. However, there is specific language about helping HUZ and disadvantaged businesses.Submitted
181Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratRequires Secretary of Defense to report to Congress programs and procedures employed to ensure students studying abroad through Department of Defense National Security Education Programs are trained to recognize, resist, and report against recruitment efforts by agents of foreign governments.Submitted
182Version 2Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratRevised Amendment directs the Secretary of Defense to develop plans for early detection, mitigation, and defense against state sponsored cyber attacks targeting federal public election assets, election administrators, election workers, or voter engagement efforts.Submitted
183Version 2Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratRevised Amendment directs Secretary of Defense to develop effective countermeasures for cyber weapons developed for offensive purposes. (This amendment recognizes that as the U.S enhances its cyber offense capabilities it is critical that it is prepared to defend networks against attacks by weapons it may have developed but later obtained by adversaries, rivals or terrorists.Submitted
184Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratDirects Secretary of Defense to submit report to Congress on the feasibility of providing technical assistance in the form of training, equipment and logistics to improve air traffic control systems in African countries where routine U.S. military operations require ground air traffic control. Submitted
187Version 2Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratRevised Amendment expresses Sense of Congress that the International Military Education and Training program is an important instrument of U.S. national security and foreign policy that yields value to the United States and encourages Secretary of Defense to make maximum use of the IMET program in furtherance of its traditional purpose of promoting more professional militaries around the world through training. Submitted
224Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratProvides for authorization for $2.5 million increase in funding to combat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).Submitted
226Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratDirects the Secretary of Navy to submit a 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
426Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratLate Calls for increased collaboration with NIH to combat Triple Negative Breast Cancer.Made In Order
431Version 2Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratLate Revised Directs that the Office of Women's Business Ownership shall include a focus on outreach and engagement of minority women owned businesses.Submitted
422Version 2Jenkins, Evan (WV)RepublicanLate Revised Increases the National Guard Counter-Drug account by $10 million with an equal offset.Made In Order
329Version 2Johnson, Mike (LA)RepublicanRevised Requires the Army to conduct a report on the Army Combat Training Centers and the current resident cyber capabilities and training at such bases to examine potential training readiness shortfalls and pre-rotational cyber training needs are met.Made In Order
351Version 1Johnson, Sam (TX), Walz (MN)Bi-PartisanAllows veterans returning to work to opt-out of Medicare Part B when DI payments cease, but maintain Tricare for Life.Submitted
415Version 1Johnson, Eddie Bernice (TX), Hollingsworth (IN)Bi-PartisanLate Requires the Secretary of the Army to construct a memorial marker at Arlington National Cemetery to honor the three astronauts who died in the Apollo 1 spacecraft fire. Made In Order
75Version 1Jones (NC)RepublicanAllows United States Coast Guard retirees who live on a base with school age dependents the opportunity to attend DOD-based schools. Made In Order
338Version 1Jones (NC)RepublicanProvides a 5 year authorization for the DoDEA to fund their grants. Made In Order
340Version 1Keating (MA), Thompson, Glenn (PA)Bi-PartisanAuthorizes the Secretary of Defense to use Defense Health Program funds for testing ticks for tick-borne diseases.Made In Order
59Version 1Kelly (PA)RepublicanProhibits 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
26Version 1Kennedy (MA), Shea-Porter (NH)DemocratEstablishes the National Russian Threat Response Center to synchronize and analyze information pertaining to Russia from across the intelligence community, diplomatic channels, and law enforcement agencies.Submitted
70Version 1Khanna (CA)DemocratRequires certifications for provision of air-to-ground munitions to countries relating to the Civil War in Yemen. Submitted
71Version 3Khanna (CA)DemocratRevised Requires an investigation to determine if employees of the Department of Defense violated federal law or Department of Defense policy while conducing operations in Yemen Submitted
72Version 1Khanna (CA)DemocratRequires the Secretary of Defense to require a cost-benefit analysis of uniform specifications for Afghan Military or Security Forces for future contracts. Made In Order
73Version 2Khanna (CA), Jones (NC), Conyers (MI), Pocan (WI), Lee, Barbara (CA), Grijalva (AZ), Clarke (NY)Bi-PartisanRevised Prohibits refueling for missions over northern and western Yemen and require a reoccurring report to congress.Submitted
249Version 1Kihuen (NV), Moulton (MA), Rosen (NV), Gottheimer (NJ), Weber (TX), Nadler (NY)Bi-PartisanExtends the existing presidential reporting requirement for three more years- until December 31, 2022- to ensure we have an integrated strategy between the Administration and Congress in deterring Iran’s nuclear weapons program. Made In Order
148Version 1Kildee (MI)DemocratRequires a study and report to Congress on the effectiveness of the DoD’s service member suicide programs.Submitted
149Version 1Kildee (MI)DemocratAllows veterans to continue to receive Post-9/11 GI Bill student housing benefits for up to 12 weeks if their school closes.Submitted
152Version 1Kildee (MI), Blunt Rochester (DE), Boyle (PA), Fitzpatrick (PA), Meehan (PA), Stefanik (NY), Shea-Porter (NH)Bi-PartisanExpresses the Sense of Congress that the Department of Defense should act more swiftly to provide sustainable long-term drinking water sources to those living in communities near current and former military instillations that have been contaminated by perflourinated chemicals.Submitted
153Version 2Kildee (MI)DemocratRevised Requires the Administration to articulate projected casualties and costs associated with the deployments of members of the Armed Force to Afghanistan as well as the objectives of said deployments and a timeline to achieve these objectives.Made In Order
154Version 2Kildee (MI)DemocratRevised Allows the DoD to provide additional training to service members to counter Russian propaganda, disinformation and cyber measures designed to influence members of the military.Made In Order
156Version 1Kildee (MI)DemocratWithdrawn Requires that if a service members' Group Life Insurance Traumatic Injury Protection (TSGLI) claim is denied, the decision maker must provide a simultaneous detailed legal analysis for the reason of the denial and all of the information it relied on in making that decision. Withdrawn
105Version 1Kilmer (WA)DemocratExtends the authorization for Navy civilian employees who preform nuclear maintenance for the forward deployed aircraft carrier in Japan to earn overtime pay.Made In Order
330Version 1Kilmer (WA), Lamborn (CO)Bi-PartisanAuthorizes the State Cyber Resiliency Grant Program to assist state, local, and tribal governments in preventing, preparing for, protecting against, and responding to cyber threats. Submitted
335Version 1King, Steve (IA)RepublicanProhibits funds from being used to enlist DACA aliens in the United States military when they are only considered eligible through the MAVNI program as a result of a September 2014 memo from the administration.Submitted
337Version 1King, Steve (IA)RepublicanWithdrawn Prohibits funds from being used to perform surgery for the purpose of a sex gender change or promote a transgender agenda.Withdrawn
375Version 1King, Steve (IA), Brooks (AL)RepublicanEnsures no funds are used by the Department of Defense to carry out or in response to the memorandum of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense Integration and Defense Support of Civil Authorities titled “Memorandum for Secretaries of the Military Departments Director, Joint Staff” and dated November 25, 2015.Submitted
376Version 1King, Steve (IA)RepublicanProhibits funds from being used to implement, administer, enforce, or otherwise carry out Executive Order No. 13672 of July 21, 2014 (“Further Amendments to Executive order 11478, Equal Employment Opportunity in the Federal Government, and Executive Order 11246, Equal Employment Opportunity”).Submitted
406Version 1King, Steve (IA)RepublicanLate Prohibits funds from being used to conduct transgender sensitivity courses or screen service members regarding gender reassignment surgery.Submitted
263Version 1Kuster, Ann (NH)DemocratExpands DoD definition of sexual assault to include sexual coercion for the purpose of this report. Made In Order
265Version 1Kuster, Ann (NH)DemocratWithdrawn Requires the DoD to report the outcomes of research-informed sexual violence prevention and response activities and produce recommendations improve prevention strategies in future years.Withdrawn
266Version 1Kuster, Ann (NH)DemocratWithdrawn Requires DoD to conduct a feasibility study on the use of solar generated electricity to power DoD installations. The study shall examine possible cost-savings, risks, and benefits to DoD installations, including applicability for residential property operated by DoD. Withdrawn
267Version 2Kuster, Ann (NH), Brownley (CA), Takano (CA), Sablan (MP), Bera (CA), Walz (MN)DemocratRevised Allows DoD to support VA in their adoption of an Electronic Health Record System and to require DoD and VA to jointly submit annual reports to Congress on their progress in developing a fully interoperable health record.Made In Order
270Version 1Kuster, Ann (NH), Brownley (CA), Shea-Porter (NH), Norcross (NJ), MacArthur (NJ)Bi-PartisanRequires the Secretary of Defense to conduct a study on the effectiveness of the training provided to military health care providers regarding opioid prescribing practices. The study would exam DoD’s success in reducing opioid prescriptions, dosages, duration of treatment, and overdoses.Made In Order
272Version 1Kuster, Ann (NH), Brownley (CA), Shea-Porter (NH), Norcross (NJ), MacArthur (NJ)Bi-PartisanRequires health care providers to provide transitioning service members information and referrals for counseling and treatment of substance use disorders and chronic pain management services, when appropriate.Made In Order
378Version 1LaMalfa (CA)RepublicanLate Prohibits funds or resources from being used by the Secretary of the Air Force to continue an accelerated rehabilitation plan to return approximately 927 acres of Modoc National Forest land occupied by the Over-the-Horizon-Backscatter Radar (OTHB) station in Modoc County, CA, per an agreement with Modoc National Forest with the exception of the removal of the perimeter fence surrounding the radar site.Made In Order
361Version 2Lamborn (CO), Roskam (IL), Zeldin (NY), Rosen (NV), Sherman (CA)Bi-PartisanRevised Requires a report from the President, along with the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of State, and the Director of National Intelligence, regarding the use by the Government of Iran of commercial aircraft and related services for illicit activities.Made In Order
363Version 1Lamborn (CO)RepublicanNormalizes the operational test and evaluation process for the ballistic missile defense system by conforming the condition for proceeding beyond low-rate initial production in line with all other major defense acquisition programs.Made In Order
364Version 2Lamborn (CO), Kinzinger (IL), Hunter (CA), Franks (AZ), Wilson, Joe (SC)RepublicanRevised Requires Initial Operational Capability of a boost phase ballistic missile defense capability by Dec. 31, 2020.Made In Order
385Version 1Lamborn (CO)RepublicanLate Requires a report regarding satellite broadband communications technology on certain DoD aircraft.Submitted
413Version 1Lamborn (CO), Coffman (CO), Kinzinger (IL), Walz (MN)Bi-PartisanLate Limit funds to divest or transfer C-21 aircraft until the Air Force submits a report regarding the operational support airlift fleet, including how it will fully utilize the Reserve Component to mitigate the pilot shortage.Submitted
372Version 1Lance (NJ), Shea-Porter (NH)Bi-PartisanProhibits the Department of Defense (DoD) or the DSPO (Department of Suicide Prevention Office) from terminating the Vets4Warriors crisis hotline program unless a report to Congress demonstrates a sufficient programming replacement. Made In Order
373Version 1Lance (NJ)RepublicanWithdrawn Requires the U.S. Government Accountability Office to submit a report to Congress on the cost and feasibility of expanding the federal reimbursement for burial expenses to spouses or eligible dependents for State Veteran Cemeteries. Withdrawn
374Version 1Lance (NJ), Pascrell (NJ)Bi-PartisanRequires each military department to carry out a program for awarding medals and other commendations to military working dogs and/or their handlers. Made In Order
136Version 1Langevin (RI), Delaney (MD)DemocratRequires a report regarding the mission continuity of the National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center.Made In Order
137Version 1Langevin (RI), Cárdenas , Tony (CA)DemocratStrikes Section 1064 of the text. Section 1064 allows for the transfer of surplus firearms to the Civilian Marksmanship Program.Submitted
115Version 3Larsen, Rick (WA)DemocratRevised Requires development of a plan for verification and monitoring relating to the potential proliferation of nuclear weapons and their components, and fissile material. Made In Order
243Version 1Larsen, Rick (WA), Kilmer (WA)DemocratStrikes section 211(d) and replaces with (1) requirement that commercial aircraft acquisition for PAR be conducted pursuant to a fixed price contract and (2) analysis of potential additional fixed price contracts during EMD phase.Made In Order
395Version 1Lawrence (MI), McSally (AZ)Bi-PartisanLate Requires the Secretary of Defense to conduct a review of the Transition Assistance Program to ensure that it addresses the unique challenges and needs of women as they transfer from the Armed Forces to civilian life. Submitted
380Version 1Lee, Barbara (CA), Jones (NC), Amash (MI), Welch (VT)Bi-PartisanLate Reduces the Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) by $10,000,000,000Submitted
381Version 1Lee, Barbara (CA), Jones (NC)Bi-PartisanLate Transfers $28,000,000 from the Afghanistan Security Forces Fund to the Office of Suicide Prevention. Submitted
151Version 1Lewis, Jason (MN), DeFazio (OR)Bi-PartisanReduces the salaries of the Under Secretary of Defense Comptroller, the Chief Management Officer, and the Chief Management Officers of each military department if the Pentagon does not meet audit readiness by the current statutory deadlines.Submitted
274Version 2Lieu (CA), Gallego (AZ), Clarke (NY)DemocratRevised Requires a report from the Secretary of Defense and Secretary of State on the extent to which Saudi Arabia is abiding by its commitments in Yemen, including adherence to the U.S.-provided No Strike List and improving its targeting capabilities to avoid civilians.Made In Order
275Version 1Lieu (CA)DemocratProhibits the use of funds to conduct business, including the purchase of hotel rooms or conference space, with entities owned or controlled by the President or Members of the President’s immediate family.Submitted
276Version 1Lieu (CA)DemocratExpresses a sense of Congress that President Trump’s refusal to outright defend United States democracy from Russia’s hacking of the 2016 United States election, one day before a meeting with Russian President Putin, undermines United States credibility, hinders deterrence, and challenges United Stands standing with key allies. Submitted
343Version 1Lieu (CA), Amash (MI), Lofgren (CA), DelBene (WA), Poe (TX)Bi-PartisanWithdrawn Prohibits using funds for warrantless searches of communications acquired outside the United States for information that pertains to U.S. persons.Withdrawn
344Version 1Lieu (CA), Amash (MI), Lofgren (CA), DelBene (WA), Poe (TX)Bi-PartisanWithdrawn Prohibits using funds for warrantless searches of government databases for information that pertains to U.S. personsWithdrawn
345Version 1Lieu (CA), Amash (MI), Lofgren (CA), DelBene (WA), Poe (TX)Bi-PartisanProhibits using funds to mandate or request “backdoors” into commercial products that can be used to circumvent encryption or security protections. Submitted
348Version 1Lipinski (IL), Shea-Porter (NH)DemocratStates the Secretary of Defense shall establish a cooperative program between the Office of the Chief Information Officer of the Department of Defense, the Defense Procurement Acquisition Policy, and the National Institute of Standards and Technology-Manufacturing Extension Partnership.The cooperative program established shall educate and assist small- and medium-sized manufacturing firms in the Department of Defense supply chain in achieving compliance with NIST Special Publication 800–171 titled ‘‘Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information in Nonfederal Information Systems and Organizations’’ as such publication is incorporated into the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement. Submitted
350Version 1Lipinski (IL)DemocratExpresses the sense of Congress that the Secretary of Defense should establish a cooperative program between the Office of the Chief Information Officer of the Department of Defense, the Defense Procurement Acquisition Policy, and the National Institute of Standards and Technology-Manufacturing Extension Partnership. The cooperative program established shall educate and assist small- and medium-sized manufacturing firms in the Department of Defense supply chain in achieving compliance with NIST Special Publication 800–171 titled ‘‘Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information in Nonfederal Information Systems and Organizations’’ as such publication is incorporated into the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement.Made In Order
352Version 2Lipinski (IL), Khanna (CA), Knight (CA), Moulton (MA), Eshoo (CA), Shea-Porter (NH)Bi-PartisanRevised Authorizes the establishment of a Hacking for Defense program by the Secretary of Defense, under which the Secretary may obligate $15 million for the development of curriculum, recruitment materials, and best practices. Expresses the sense of Congress that the program exposes young scientists and engineers to careers in public service and provides a unique pathway for veterans to leverage their military experience to solve national security challenges.Made In Order
255Version 1Loebsack (IA), Jones (NC)Bi-PartisanRequires the Secretary of Defense to perform an assessment of the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, as well as Maintenance and Manufacturing (STEM(MM)) workforce for organizations within the DOD, identify the types and quantities of STEM(MM) jobs needed to support future mission work, and identify a plan of action to address the STEM(MM) jobs gap.Made In Order
27Version 1Lowenthal (CA)DemocratRequires that the Secretary of Defense to advise the Departments of State and Homeland Security, and the Central Intelligence Agency, in establishing and authorizing a Pricing Office Director in each agency ensuring transparency and cost-effective procurement policies across DOD. Submitted
189Version 1Lujan (NM), Lujan Grisham (NM), Rosen (NV)DemocratAmends the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act to widen qualifications for compensation for radiation exposure; qualify post 1971 uranium workers for compensation; and expand the downwind exposure area to include Colorado, Idaho, Montana, and New Mexico, as well as any county in Arizona, Nevada, or Utah, which has been shown to be impacted by downwind contamination.Submitted
192Version 1Lujan (NM)DemocratExpresses the sense of Congress that the United States should compensate and recognize all of the miners, workers, downwinders, and others suffering from the effects of uranium mining and nuclear testing carried out during the Cold War. Made In Order
193Version 1Lujan (NM)DemocratExpresses the sense of Congress that the Secretary of the Navy should name a nuclear-powered submarine in honor of the contributions of the community of Los Alamos, New Mexico.Submitted
393Version 3Lujan (NM), Lujan Grisham (NM), Pearce (NM)Bi-PartisanLate Revised Requires the Administrator for Nuclear Security to report on the recommended alternative for the recapitalization of plutonium science and production capabilities; requires certification by the Department of Defense that the recommended alternative is acceptable; and requires the Government Accountability Office to review the analysis of alternatives. Made In Order
260Version 2Lujan Grisham (NM), Gallego (AZ), Gonzalez, Vicente (TX), Correa (CA), Barragán, (CA), Vargas (CA)DemocratRevised Requires the DOD to inform non-citizen service members about naturalization services available to them both at the start of service and during separation transition. It requires the DOD to ask non-citizen service members if they wish to apply for naturalization during separation transition. It requires the DOD to ensure naturalization application resources are available to non-citizen service members and their spouses and dependents. Submitted
261Version 1Lujan Grisham (NM)DemocratRequires DOD to work with independent organizations to conduct testing at sites where DOD is engaged in the remediation of environmental hazards or contamination.Submitted
262Version 2Lujan Grisham (NM)DemocratRevised Requires the Secretary of the Air Force to brief the House and Senate Armed Services Committees, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, and the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee on efforts to increase diversity in the civilian workforce.Made In Order
310Version 1Lujan Grisham (NM)DemocratRequires the DOD, in coordination with DOE, to conduct a pilot program among defense laboratories, national laboratories, and private entities to facilitate the licensure, transfer, and commercialization of innovative technologies.Made In Order
135Version 1Lynch (MA), Lieu (CA), Welch (VT)DemocratRequires federal agencies, including the Department of Defense, to consider climate change-related impacts in the development of relevant national security policies and doctrines. Establishes an interagency Climate and National Security Working Group, consisting of defense, national security, intelligence, and other agency officials, to identify and address climate change-related impacts on national security.Submitted
293Version 1Maloney, Sean (NY)DemocratImproves death gratuities paid to the survivors of deceased officers and employees of the Central Intelligence Agency to bring to parity with members of the armed forces.Submitted
294Version 1Maloney, Sean (NY)DemocratUpdates Department of Defense regulations to ensure service members receive adequate consumer protections with respect to collection of debt. Made In Order
295Version 1Maloney, Sean (NY)DemocratProhibits funds from being used to contravene the President’s Executive Order pertaining to equal employment in Federal government contracting. Submitted
297Version 1Maloney, Sean (NY)DemocratExtends through 2018 Department of Veterans Affairs authority for the performance of medical disability evaluations by contract physicians.Made In Order
299Version 1Maloney, Sean (NY), Stefanik (NY)Bi-PartisanAllows memorial headstone or grave markers to be made available for purchase by Guard or Reserve members who served for at least six years, at no cost to the government. Clarifies that this does not allow for any new veteran benefits, and does not authorize any new burial benefit or create any new authority for an individual to be buried in a national cemetery.Submitted
428Version 1Marino (PA)RepublicanLate Requires a report to be made by the Secretary of Defense to the congressional defense committees on the procurement of tungsten and tungsten powders.Made In Order
1Version 1Mast (FL), Crawford (AR), Correa (CA), Barr (KY), Stivers (OH)Bi-PartisanEstablishes an "Oath of Exit". Members of the military may take this oath upon separation from service to maintain a personal stake in the mental health of their fellow veterans into civilian life.Made In Order
67Version 1McClintock (CA)RepublicanStrikes section 2702, the prohibition on conducting an additional round of Base Realignment and Closure.Made In Order
101Version 1McEachin (VA), Shea-Porter (NH)DemocratRequires that the Secretaries of State and Defense report to Congress on the diplomatic, economic, and national security impacts of withdrawal from the Paris Agreement, and requires their report to describe how the U.S. will meet emission reduction goals outlined in the U.S. Intended Nationally Determined Contribution.Submitted
91Version 1McGovern (MA), Emmer (MN)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
165Version 2McGovern (MA), Jones (NC), Lee, Barbara (CA), Massie (KY), Garamendi (CA), Welch (VT), Kildee (MI)Bi-PartisanRevised Requires Presidential determination and Congressional action to increase levels of U.S. troops deployed in Afghanistan after September 30, 2017.Submitted
65Version 1McKinley (WV), Napolitano (CA)Bi-PartisanIncreases the National Guard Youth Challenee Program by $25 million and decreases by the same amount Operations and Maintenance, Defense-wide.Made In Order
204Version 1Meadows (NC), Gabbard (HI)Bi-PartisanMakes all those who participated in the S.S. Mayaguez rescue operation eligible for the Vietnam Service Medal. Made In Order
366Version 1Meadows (NC)RepublicanRequires, not later than 180 days, the Secretary of Defense to prepare and issue a report to Congress on the use of leased spaced by DOD, and shall include in the report an inventory of such space by square foot. Submitted
104Version 1Meehan (PA), Boyle (PA), Fitzpatrick (PA)Bi-PartisanAuthorizes the Secretary of Defense to enter into intergovernmental agreements to provide for health screenings in communities near formerly used defense sites that have been identified by the Secretary as sources of perfluorooctanesuflonic acid and perfluorooctanoic acid.Made In Order
17Version 1Meng (NY)DemocratExtends the suicide prevention and resilience program required by 10 U.S.C. 10219 for one year. Submitted
18Version 1Meng (NY), Beyer (VA), Gallego (AZ), Ellison (MN)DemocratExpresses a sense of Congress that any person who signed an enlistment contract for participation in the Military Accessions Vital to National Interest (MAVNI) program should not be deported as a result of the expiration of the individual’s visa.Submitted
19Version 1Meng (NY)DemocratPermits small businesses that pass from a military member killed in the line of duty to a surviving spouse to be treated as a small business concern owned by a veteran until such time as the surviving spouse remarries or relinquishes ownership interest in the business.Submitted
20Version 1Meng (NY)DemocratRequires the Secretary of Defense to ensure that each military department issues a single, consolidated instruction that addresses the decisions, actions, and requirements for members of the Armed Forces relating to pregnancy, the postpartum period, and parenthood, as recommended by last year’s Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services report.Made In Order
21Version 1Meng (NY), Shea-Porter (NH)DemocratExpands the definition of a “radiation exposed veteran” in 38 U.S.C. 1112 from a person participating in a test involving the atmospheric detonation of a nuclear device to individuals involved in any type of detonation, testing, monitoring, or clean-up of a nuclear device.Submitted
22Version 1Meng (NY)DemocratRequires a report from the Secretary of Defense regarding the design, material, sizing, price, availability, quality, and utility of maternity uniforms for pregnant members of the military in response to concerns raised by last year's Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services Report.Made In Order
23Version 1Meng (NY)DemocratRequires 18 weeks of maternity leave for members of the armed forces.Submitted
24Version 2Meng (NY)DemocratRevised Enhances the hours of operation of DOD childcare development centers and establishes childcare coordinators for military installations.Made In Order
25Version 2Meng (NY), Crowley (NY), Suozzi (NY), Jeffries (NY), Rice, Kathleen (NY)DemocratRevised Authorizes the Jet Noise Reduction Program within the Office of Naval Research.Made In Order
429Version 1Meng (NY)DemocratLate Extends the suicide prevention and resilience program required by 10 U.S.C. 10219 for two years.Submitted
432Version 1Meng (NY)DemocratLate Withdrawn Increases the number of special immigrant visas made available by the Afghan Allies Protection Act from 11,000 to 15,000, consistent with section 1217 of this year’s Senate NDAAWithdrawn
188Version 1Moore, Gwen (WI), Clarke (NY)DemocratRequires the U.S. strategy on Yemen to also assess the political and humanitarian environment in Yemen, ways to mitigate harms to civilians caused by the ongoing conflict, and efforts to improve access to food, water, and health care. Requires an assessment of how military and other support to regional allies will help to achieve this strategy, including how the U.S. will ensure that such aid is not used to harm civilians. Requires that future budget requests specifically identify costs associated with implementing the required strategy. Submitted
353Version 2Moore, Gwen (WI)DemocratRevised Blocks the Secretary from terminating the enlistment contracts of those in the Military Accessions Vital to National Interest Pilot Program unless he provides a report to Congress demonstrating why their skills are no longer required. Submitted
356Version 2Moore, Gwen (WI)DemocratRevised Requires the U.S. strategy on Syria to identify State Department and Defense Department funding by year to implement it, to identify the legal authority for U.S. forces in Syria to accomplish military objectives. Requires a separate assessment of how the humanitarian situation in Syria affects the achievement of U.S. goals, including how the U.S. intends to response to the humanitarian crisis including aiding Syrian refugees and internally displaced persons.Made In Order
384Version 1Moore, Gwen (WI)DemocratLate Requires DODIG to evaluate racial disparities in military justice and provide periodic reports and a final report at an undefined time.Submitted
74Version 2Moulton (MA), Wenstrup (OH), Walz (MN), Shea-Porter (NH), Gallagher (WI), Rosen (NV), Sessions (TX)Bi-PartisanRevised Establishes Congressional Charter to enable Spirit of America to assist the Department of Defense to utilize donated assistance to meet needs and support of U.S. missions abroad.Made In Order
81Version 2Moulton (MA)DemocratRevised Requires a comprehensive political and military strategy for U.S. involvement in Syria and enumerates specific reporting requirements due within 90 days of enactment. Made In Order
202Version 1Murphy, Stephanie (FL)DemocratAuthorizes Procurement Technical Assistance Centers, established pursuant to the Procurement Technical Assistance Program administered by the Defense Logistics Agency, to assist eligible small business owners in pursuing opportunities during all phases of the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs, which enable small businesses to engage in federal research and development that has the potential for commercialization.Made In Order
207Version 1Murphy, Stephanie (FL)DemocratAuthorizes the creation of an Indo-Asia-Pacific Defense Council composed of defense and security officials from the United States and allied and partner nations, with the goal of strengthening cooperation between the United States and its allies in order to address mutual threats in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.Submitted
33Version 1Nadler (NY)DemocratStrikes section 1022 of the bill prohibiting the use of funds for transfer or release of individuals detained at Guantanamo Bay to the United States.Made In Order
34Version 1Nadler (NY)DemocratStrikes section 1023 of the bill prohibiting the use of funds to construct or modify facilities in the United States to house detainees transferred from Guantanamo Bay.Made In Order
158Version 2Nolan (MN)DemocratRevised Prohibits funding from the Counter-ISIS Train & Equip Fund to recipients that the Secretary of Defense has reported as having previously misused provided training or equipment.Made In Order
159Version 3Nolan (MN)DemocratRevised Prohibits the use of funds authorized by this Act to be made available to deploy members of the Armed Forces to participate in the ongoing civil war in Yemen.Made In Order
288Version 1Nolan (MN), Bost (IL), Shea-Porter (NH)Bi-PartisanExpresses the sense of Congress that a strong domestic iron ore and steel industry is vital to the national security of the United States.Made In Order
318Version 1Norman (SC)RepublicanRequires the Department of Defense to update the March 2016 report on "Department of Defense Infrastructure Capacity".Made In Order
320Version 1Norman (SC)RepublicanWithdrawn Amends section 814 to require additional information ?on contracted labor, including the cost and count of contractors, and to encourage the use of civilian employees instead of contracted labor.Withdrawn
321Version 2Norman (SC)RepublicanRevised Directs the Comptroller General to review Department of Defense Cost Models used in making personnel decisions.Made In Order
322Version 1Norman (SC)RepublicanRequires the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to keep separate the accounts of the Overseas Contingency Operations and the Department of Defense.Made In Order
4Version 1Norton (DC)DemocratGives the Mayor of the District of Columbia authority over the D.C. National Guard, while preserving the President's control to conduct homeland defense activitiesSubmitted
114Version 1O'Halleran (AZ), Jones (NC), Shea-Porter (NH)Bi-PartisanRequires the Secretary of Defense to provide the House Armed Services Committee with a report every 90 days detailing the direct and indirect costs to the Department in support of presidential travel, including costs incurred to properties owned by the President or his immediate family. Submitted
2Version 1O'Rourke (TX), Schiff (CA)DemocratAdds the Director of National Intelligence and the intelligence committees as contributors to the required report on combatant and civilian casualties. It also grants allowances for the Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs to request additional reviews. Submitted
3Version 3O'Rourke (TX)DemocratRevised Requires the Secretary of Defense to notify Congress of use of force pursuant to the 2001 AUMF against any group other those already reported. It requires the notification to include legal and factual justification for military force against such groups.Submitted
433Version 1Palazzo (MS), Kelly, Trent (MS)RepublicanLate Strikes section 1039 of the legislation.Submitted
331Version 1Pascrell (NJ), Gallego (AZ)DemocratProhibits the Secretary of Defense from providing information to the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement regarding any individual who has entered into an enlistment contract under in the Armed Forces through the Military Accessions Viral to the National Interest program unless the Secretary certifies that such an individual poses a threat to national security or public safety.Submitted
336Version 1Pascrell (NJ), Rooney, Tom (FL)Bi-PartisanDirects the Secretary of the Department of Defense to report to Congress on the DOD’s implementation of recommendations from the Government Accountability Office to ensure that post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury are considered in misconduct separations.Made In Order
390Version 1Perry (PA), Buck (CO)RepublicanLate Strikes section 336, relating to climate change.Made In Order
391Version 2Perry (PA), Jones (NC)RepublicanLate Revised Reduces required percentage of dual status conversions to 4.8.Made In Order
212Version 2Peterson (MN), Brooks (AL)Bi-PartisanRevised Requires the Secretary of the Army to initiate a full and open competition for the procurement of an off-the-shelf Ground Mobility Vehicle. Submitted
10Version 2Pittenger (NC)RepublicanRevised Prohibits DOD from contracting with telecom firms found by ODNI to be complicit with DPRK cyberattacks.Made In Order
308Version 2Plaskett, (VI)DemocratRevised Converts the Overseas Housing Allowance to Basic Housing Allowance for the US Virgin Islands. Made In Order
434Version 1Plaskett, (VI)DemocratLate Provides for the reasonable pricing of a Zika virus vaccine.Submitted
178Version 1Pocan (WI), Gallego (AZ), Correa (CA), Schneider (IL), Jayapal (WA)DemocratGuarantees a process for service members discharged solely because of their sexual orientation to initiate a timely, consistent, and transparent review of their discharge in order to change their record to reflect their honorable service.Submitted
334Version 1Pocan (WI), Jayapal (WA), Grijalva (AZ)DemocratExpresses the sense of Congress that any authorization to appropriate increases to combined budgets of National Defense Budget (050) and Overseas Contingency Operations should be matched for non-defense discretionary budget.Made In Order
100Version 1Poe (TX), Rohrabacher (CA)RepublicanAdds an additional certification criteria required for waiving coalition support funds to Pakistan. The new addition requires the Secretary of Defense to certify Pakistan is not providing military, financial, or logistical support to specially designated global terrorists operating in Afghanistan or Pakistan.Made In Order
116Version 1Poe (TX), Cuellar (TX)Bi-PartisanDirects 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
240Version 1Poliquin (ME)RepublicanAmends language that would statutorily impact ships authorized and appropriated in previous years and interject the Congress into sensitive, difficult, ongoing contract negotiation with one shipbuilder.Submitted
241Version 2Poliquin (ME)RepublicanRevised Amends section 126 to exclude FY16 DDG-51s from bill provision’s retroactive (or retroactive Flight 3) requirement and make it clear the Navy should bear contractual burden for majority of risk on initial FY17 DDG-51 Flight 3 ship construction. Made In Order
244Version 1Polis (CO), Quigley (IL)DemocratDirects the Secretary of Defense to conduct a study on the impact of the FDA’s policies restricting blood donations from men who have sex with men on the readiness of the Armed Forces and the blood supply of military medical treatment facilities.Submitted
245Version 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
203Version 1Ratcliffe (TX)RepublicanExempts anyone employed in a defense industrial base facility or a center for industrial and technical excellence from a presidential hiring freeze.Made In Order
377Version 1Rice (SC)RepublicanLate This amendment would require the Secretary of Defense to issue modifications to all relevant construction and facilities specifications to ensure that machine-room less elevators are not prohibited in buildings and facilities throughout the Department of Defense. The Secretary shall promulgate interim standards making these specification changes not later than 180 days after enactment, and final standards not later than 1 year after enactment.Made In Order
13Version 2Rogers (AL)RepublicanRevised Increases funding for E-8 JSTARS aircraft modifications by $23.1 million, reduces funding for OC-135B Open Skies aircraft modifications by same amount.Made In Order
14Version 2Rogers (AL)RepublicanRevised Amends the bill for construction of the previously authorized AEGIS Ashore Missile Defense Complex at RedziKowo Base, Poland, the Secretary of the Navy may construct a 6,180 square meter multipurpose facility, for the purposes of providing additional berthing space on board the installation.Made In Order
143Version 1Rogers (AL)RepublicanAmends section 1043 of the FY2012 National Defense Authorization Act to state that the Secretary may include information and data on the costs of nuclear weapons modernization beyond the currently required 10-year window if the Secretary determines such is accurate and useful.Made In Order
112Version 2Rohrabacher (CA), Poe (TX)RepublicanRevised Adds a stipulation requiring that, prior to the disbursement of certain funds, 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
113Version 1Rohrabacher (CA)RepublicanExpresses a sense of Congress that Dr. Shakil Afridi is an international hero and that the Government of Pakistan should release him immediately from prison.Made In Order
284Version 1Rohrabacher (CA)RepublicanRequires the Secretary of Defense to provide a report to Congress on the potential strategic benefits of security cooperation between the U.S. and Eritrea and further authorizes the Secretary of Defense to enter into security cooperation agreements with the government of Eritrea.Submitted
287Version 1Rohrabacher (CA)RepublicanWithdrawn Reaffirms the deep and enduring ties between Japan and the United States and establishes as the policy of the United States that the United states shall continue to work with Japan to bolster mutual defense capabilities.Withdrawn
289Version 1Rohrabacher (CA)RepublicanProhibits the transfer of defense articles owned by or manufactured in the United States to the Republic of Turkey and to make available to Peshmerga military forces similar types and amounts of defense articles as the United States has previously made available to the Republic of Turkey.Submitted
424Version 1Rooney, Tom (FL), Murphy, Stephanie (FL), Kinzinger (IL), Maloney, Sean (NY)Bi-PartisanLate Strikes Sec. 541 which prohibits student-athletes graduating from service academies from seeking a deferment of service in order to pursue professional athletic careers. Made In Order
195Version 1Rosen (NV)DemocratIncreases the Cyber Scholarship Program by $15,000,000 and increases cyber defense education for reservists and National Guard by $35,000,000 by decreasing funds provided beyond the budget request, by $50,000,000 for missile defense. Submitted
197Version 1Rosen (NV), Adams (NC)DemocratIncreases funding for Historically Black Colleges and Universities/minority institutions by $10,000,000; increases Army RDTE, Defensive Cyber Tool Development by $10,000,000; increases Air Force Offensive Cyberspace Operations by $30,000,000; while decreasing funds provided beyond the budget request, by $50,000,000 for missile defense. Submitted
439Version 1Rosen (NV)DemocratLate Increases the amount authorized to be appropriated in section 4201 for RDT&E, Army, by $6,000,000 which may be used for advanced precision guided missile technology, continued development of thermos-structural materials with endothermic capabilities, and higher energy density rocket motors for increased speed and range, while decreasing funds beyond the budget request by $6,000,000 for missile defense.Submitted
127Version 1Rouzer (NC)RepublicanMandates that one new World War II City be named each year and declare Wilmington, NC the first World War II City.Submitted
268Version 1Royce (CA)RepublicanProvides for the application of sanctions against Russia's defense industries, and those aiding Russia's ability to develop sophisticated and destabilizing weapons systems. Submitted
171Version 1Ruiz (CA)DemocratAuthorizes assistance in the form of training, equipment, supplies, and small-scale military construction to these countries to help them deter and combat illegal smuggling and related maritime activity by Iran. Submitted
312Version 1Ruiz (CA), Gallego (AZ)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
425Version 1Ruiz (CA)DemocratExpresses the sense of Congress that the DOD should conduct recruitment efforts directly with the LGBT community, including through engagement with LGBT community centers and through LGBT community publications and media outlets.Submitted
323Version 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 reportMade In Order
324Version 1Sanford (SC), Lee, Barbara (CA)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.Submitted
325Version 1Sanford (SC), Hastings, Alcee (FL), McClintock (CA), Garrett (VA)Bi-PartisanWithdrawn Strikes subsection (d) of section 418 of title 37, United States Code pertaining to the issuance of footwear to members of the uninformed service. Withdrawn
326Version 1Sanford (SC), Garrett (VA)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
60Version 1Schiff (CA)DemocratAllows military judges to use video conferencing to improve efficiencies of military commissions.Made In Order
61Version 2Schiff (CA)DemocratRevised Requires proceedings for military commissions to be publicly available on the internet.Made In Order
62Version 2Schiff (CA)DemocratRevised Expresses a sense of Congress that in the interest of justice and efficiency, military judges should provide victims of terrorism and their families the opportunity to provide recorded testimony.Made In Order
63Version 1Schiff (CA), Moulton (MA), Sanford (SC)Bi-PartisanRepeals the 2001 and 2002 AUMF and replaces it with a consolidated AUMF against ISIS, Al Qaeda, and the TalibanSubmitted
292Version 2Schneider (IL), Shea-Porter (NH)DemocratRevised Requires DOD providers who prescribe opioids for pain management to complete 12 hours of training every three years on pain management treatment guidelines and best practices, early detection of opioid use disorder, and the treatment and management of patients with opioid use disorder.Made In Order
296Version 1Schneider (IL)DemocratExpresses the sense of Congress commending LGBT service members, including transgender personnel, for their service to the United States. Submitted
298Version 2Schneider (IL)DemocratRevised Expresses the sense of Congress that LGBT service members have served throughout the history of the U.S. with distinction, courage, and honor, and should be commended for their service. Submitted
300Version 1Schneider (IL), Tenney (NY)Bi-PartisanAdds new considerations to the existing determination on Israel’s QME, including a requirement for the USG to consult with the Government of Israel, as it relates to the proposed sale or export of defense articles or defense services to Middle Eastern countries. Submitted
29Version 1Schrader (OR)DemocratExempts members of the Armed Forces who voluntarily separate from active duty and incur a service-connected disability after being recalled to active duty from the requirement to repay voluntary separation pay.Submitted
117Version 1Schrader (OR)DemocratCalls on the Department of Defense to release the unaltered 2015 Defense Business Board report to Congress in full. Submitted
123Version 1Schrader (OR), Herrera-Beutler (WA)Bi-PartisanAdds a ten year statute of limitations to the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to provide certainty that our soldiers and veterans will not be taken advantage of while they serve our country.Submitted
440Version 1Scott, Bobby (VA)DemocratLate Strikes section 522 (Minimum confinement period required for conviction of certain sex-related offenses committed by members of the armed forces)Submitted
185Version 1Shea-Porter (NH), Jones (NC), Carbajal (CA), Boyle (PA), Keating (MA), Bera (CA), Kuster, Ann (NH), Cook (CA)Bi-PartisanAuthorizes the Department of Defense to fund a health impact study on perfluorinated chemicals, such as PFOA, which have contaminated the drinking water sources on and near military bases across the country.Submitted
64Version 2Simpson (ID)RepublicanRevised Authorizes the Secretary of the Air Force to convey to the City of Mountain Home, Idaho approximately 4.25 miles of railroad spur near the Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho for economic development.Made In Order
282Version 1Sinema (AZ), Fitzpatrick (PA), Budd (NC)Bi-PartisanRequires the Report on United States Strategy in Syria to include a description of amounts and sources of ISIL financing in Syria and efforts to disrupt this financing as part of the broader strategy of the United States in Syria.Made In Order
52Version 2Smith, Adam (WA)DemocratRevised Strikes Section 2702 of the bill and add a new Title that would 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 requirements. Submitted
332Version 1Smith, Adam (WA)DemocratStrikes the requirement that the INF Treaty no longer be binding, and instead requires sanctions against Russia as long as Russia is in violation of the INF treaty.Submitted
333Version 2Smith, Adam (WA)DemocratRevised Mandates that the Secretary of Energy impose civil penalties on contractors that retaliate against whistleblowers, as the Secretary determines appropriate and adds notification as part of the annual budget submission.Submitted
230Version 2Smucker (PA), Gottheimer (NJ), Sinema (AZ)Bi-PartisanRevised Requires a joint report from the Secretary of Defense and Secretary of Labor on the United Services Military Apprenticeship Program's (USMAP) operations and feasibility.Submitted
231Version 1Smucker (PA), Gottheimer (NJ), Sinema (AZ)Bi-PartisanExpands the eligibility for the United Services Military Apprenticeship Program (USMAP) to include any member of the uniformed services. Made In Order
82Version 2Soto (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.Made In Order
83Version 1Soto (FL)DemocratWithdrawn Requires the Secretary of Defense to submit to Congress a report that would identify cost-effective measures to protect vehicles stored outdoors in harsh conditions, including sandstorms, while reducing the current cost associated with such storage.Withdrawn
86Version 1Soto (FL)DemocratWithdrawn Directs the Secretary of Defense, to the extent practicable, to use managed print services for the Department of Defense. Withdrawn
106Version 2Soto (FL), Shea-Porter (NH)DemocratRevised Encourages the transition of military medical professionals into employment with the Veterans Health Administration upon discharge or separation from the Armed Forces. Made In Order
107Version 2Soto (FL)DemocratRevised Directs the Secretary of the Navy to submit a report to Congress on the potential for including alternate water purification systems that are not bromine-based on future naval surface combatants and the potential for back fitting such systems on existing surface combatants. Submitted
108Version 1Soto (FL), Shea-Porter (NH)DemocratDirects the Secretary of Defense to monitor space weather and to provide alerts and warnings for space weather phenomena that may affect weapons systems, military operations, or the defense of the United States. Made In Order
147Version 1Soto (FL), Bera (CA)DemocratExpedites the replacement of military decorations for veterans of World War II and the Korean War.Made In Order
382Version 2Soto (FL)DemocratLate Revised Requires the Secretary of Defense to brief the House Armed Services Committee on a strategy to ensure that there is sufficient expertise, oversight, and policy direction on developmental test and evaluation within the Office of the Secretary of Defense after the completion of the reorganization of such Office required under section 901 of Public Law 114-328. Made In Order
402Version 1Soto (FL), Tenney (NY)Bi-PartisanLate Requires the Secretary of Defense, in consultation with the Director of NIST, to submit to Congress a report on the current state and potential of quantum computing.Submitted
403Version 2Soto (FL)DemocratLate Revised Requires the Secretary of Labor, in coordination with the Secretary of Defense, to submit to Congress a report regarding unemployment of former members of the Armed Forces, with a focus on reasons why individuals are unemployed and suggestions the Secretary of Defense may take to improve existing exiting member employment and training programs.Submitted
339Version 1Speier (CA)DemocratEliminates a provision that allows the Department of Defense to waive research and development fees on Foreign Military Sales if those fees would likely result in the loss of the sale. Returns fees generated as a result of the amendment to the Treasury's General Fund.Submitted
341Version 1Speier (CA)DemocratDirects the Inspector General of the Department of Defense to review the recent decision by the Department to withhold from the public summary results of routine safety and security inspections at nuclear facilities, and to report the results of the review to the Congressional Armed Services Committees.Submitted
213Version 2Suozzi (NY), Meeks (NY), Shea-Porter (NH), Brown (MD), Faso (NY), Roskam (IL), Kinzinger (IL), Shimkus (IL), Hultgren (IL)Bi-PartisanRevised Establishes within the Department of State the Office of Anti-Corruption relating to Illicit Russian Financial Activities in Europe. The Office will analyze financial networks of Russia that operate in Europe, coordinate with Secretary of Treasury to train US officers and diplomats, assist European countries to combat corruption, among other things.Submitted
410Version 1Takano (CA)DemocratLate Creates demonstration project in the Air Force for 15-20 Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals.Submitted
411Version 1Takano (CA)DemocratLate Restores 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
412Version 1Takano (CA)DemocratLate Prohibits postsecondary educational institutions from using revenues derived from Military Tuition Assistance funds for advertising, marketing, and recruitment activities.Submitted
169Version 1Taylor (VA)RepublicanExpands education opportunities for service members to include pursuit of credentials valued by the services or by civilian employers.Made In Order
205Version 1Tenney (NY), Lipinski (IL), Jones (NC), Katko (NY), Brooks (AL)Bi-PartisanReinstates the Berry Amendment’s longstanding domestic sourcing requirement for stainless steel flatware and provides for a one year phase-in period.Made In Order
273Version 1Thompson, Mike (CA), Young, Don (AK), Jones (NC)Bi-PartisanStates the Secretary of Defense shall declassify and disclose documents related to Project 112/Project Shipboard Hazard and Defense (SHAD). If the Secretary makes a determination that declassification of those documents would materially and immediately threaten national security, the Secretary shall submit report to the congressional defense committees explaining the national security requirements for having such documents remain classified. Submitted
347Version 3Thornberry (TX)RepublicanRevised Requires a comprehensive report on defense industrial base vulnerabilities and the concentration of purchases. Also creates a database of certain transactions and purchases involving foreign persons.Made In Order
349Version 2Thornberry (TX)RepublicanRevised Makes several technical and conforming changes to the bill. Made In Order
379Version 1Thornberry (TX), Conaway (TX), Suozzi (NY)Bi-PartisanLate Establishes conditions for the use of qualified private auditors to conduct incurred cost audits for Department of Defense contracts; requires the Secretary of Defense to develop a plan to acquire contract audit services; ensures the Department has access to documents necessary to oversee contracts for contract audit services.Made In Order
9Version 3Torres (CA)DemocratRevised Directs DNI, in coordination with the State Department, to produce a national intelligence estimate of the revenue sources of the North Korean regime.Submitted
96Version 2Torres (CA)DemocratRevised Requires the Director of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency to determine whether any defense article sold to a foreign government has been transferred to any unit that has committed any gross violation of human rights. It also requires the Secretary of Defense to report to Congress regarding such determinations. Made In Order
76Version 1Trott (MI)RepublicanRequires the Secretary of the VA to work with relevant authorities to establish and provide a standard training curriculum for school certifying officials regarding administrative responsibilities relating to the educational assistance programs of the Department. Submitted
77Version 1Trott (MI)RepublicanExpresses a Sense of Congress that the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood is a terrorist organization and that the Secretary of State should designate it as such.Submitted
78Version 1Trott (MI)RepublicanEstablishes a new category of refugee of special humanitarian concerns for religious minorities in Iraq and Syria. Requires the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of Homeland Security, to make a reasonable effort to provide a religious minority from Iraq or Syria protection or assistance in leaving that country, if that person is in imminent danger.Submitted
79Version 3Trott (MI)RepublicanRevised Expresses the Sense of Congress that the proposed sale of semi-automatic handguns to the Turkish Government should remain under scrutiny until a satisfactory and appropriate resolution is reached in regards to the events that took place on May 16, 2017.Made In Order
80Version 1Trott (MI), LoBiondo (NJ), Beyer (VA), Bera (CA), Heck, Denny (WA)Bi-PartisanDirects the Department of Defense to provide states with non-classified information about its training programs, so states can evaluate if this training meets state occupational licensing requirements. It would further provide that service members be provided with certificates for successfully completed training so they can present them to participating states for occupational licenses. Made In Order
122Version 1Turner (OH)RepublicanRequires the Secretary of Defense to submit an interim and a final report on the strategic need to establish a Space Corps.Submitted
124Version 2Turner (OH)RepublicanRevised Expresses a sense of Congress on the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.Made In Order
16Version 1Vargas (CA), Rosen (NV)DemocratEstablishes a naturalization office at each initial military training site and in the meantime assigns new members of the military who are not citizens to initial military training sites that have a naturalization office.Submitted
50Version 1Vargas (CA)DemocratRequires DoD to study the impact that continuous exposure to combat is having on repeatedly deployed special forces soldiers/veterans; whether existing transitional programs are sufficient to meet the needs of these repeatedly deployed special forces soldiers as they make the adjustment to civilian life; what, if any changes, can be made to existing transitional programs to better meet these needs; and whether a new program should be created to specifically assist repeatedly deployed special forces soldiers to transition back into civilian life.Submitted
47Version 1Veasey (TX), Rosen (NV), Gallego (AZ), Suozzi (NY), Brown (MD)DemocratDirects the Secretary of Defense to conduct a study on current DoD cyber authorities, structures, and capabilities needed to protect overall civilian and government infrastructure networks and systems of the United States. The study shall identify gaps in current authorities, capabilities, personnel, or other resources necessary to respond to cyber incidents. Submitted
196Version 1Vela (TX)DemocratRequires the Secretary of Defense to submit a report to Congressional defense committees on violence and cartel activities and the impact on US national security. Submitted
316Version 1Velázquez (NY)DemocratAdds the threshold for construction contracts that must be bonded under the Miller Act as an exclusion, since increasing this threshold exposes more small construction businesses to loss of payment protection on federal construction projects.Made In Order
317Version 1Velázquez (NY)DemocratWithdrawn Adds task order to the definition of prime contract under the uniformity of procurement terminology section for clarity.Withdrawn
394Version 2Velázquez (NY)DemocratLate Revised Makes clear in the procurement through online marketplaces section of H.R. 2810 the ability of the GSA Administrator to require modification to marketplace terms and conditions under the Federal Acquisition Regulation where small businesses are concerned, if necessary. It also creates a duty of the GSA Administrator to take measures to eliminate negative impacts on participating small businesses when establishing a platform, as practicable. Submitted
5Version 2Walker (NC)RepublicanRevised Requires DoD to submit a report to congress on bilateral ports of call with TaiwanMade In Order
49Version 1Walorski (IN)RepublicanRequires the VA and DoD to reconsider and make new determinations for all previously denied calims for benefits due to mustard gas or lewisite exposure through secret experiments during World War II. Submitted
200Version 1Walorski (IN), Connolly (VA)Bi-PartisanDirects the Comptroller General to report to Congress on adopting and enhancing nationally-accredited project, program, and portfolio management standards within the Department of Defense. Made In Order
6Version 1Walz (MN), Shea-Porter (NH), Heck, Denny (WA), Jones (NC), Lamborn (CO)Bi-PartisanDirects the Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency to submit to the Secretary of Defense and the HASC, HPSCI, SASC, and SSCI a report on the military training center and logistical capabilities of the Chinese and Russian armies. Made In Order
144Version 2Watson Coleman (NJ)DemocratRevised Requires the Secretary of Defense to implement changes to the Army National Guard and Army Reserve's sexual assault prevention and response programs in areas such as staffing, budget management, and investigation timeliness.Made In Order
145Version 1Watson Coleman (NJ)DemocratExpresses 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.Made In Order
146Version 2Watson Coleman (NJ)DemocratRevised Extends reporting requirements regarding diversity inclusion in military leadership for 5 years.Made In Order
408Version 1Westerman (AR)RepublicanLate Creates a chemical and biological defense logistics hub at the Pine Bluff Army Arsenal located in White Hall, Arkansas. It would consolidate Joint Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRNE) sustainment functions and provide enhanced military readiness to the Warfighter.Submitted
133Version 2Wilson, Joe (SC)RepublicanRevised Expresses a sense of Congress that North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile program are a threat to the United States and our allies in the region, and that the United States must retain all diplomatic, economic, and military options to defend against and pressure North Korea to abandon its illicit weapons program. Made In Order
210Version 1Wilson, Joe (SC), Franks (AZ)RepublicanRequires the President to submit a comprehensive, interagency strategy for countering violent extremist groups that pose a threat to the United States or its interests. Made In Order
211Version 1Wilson, Joe (SC)RepublicanProhibits funding for the preparatory commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization except funds used for the international monitoring system. Made In Order
281Version 1Wilson (FL)DemocratExpresses a sense of Congress supporting the kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls and the United States strategy for countering Boko Haram. Made In Order
55Version 1Yoho (FL), Sanford (SC)RepublicanGrants the Department of Defense sole authority over the use of armed unmanned aerial vehicle operations.Submitted
56Version 1Yoho (FL), Fitzpatrick (PA)RepublicanEnsures the full reporting of freedom of navigation operations, including maritime claims that go unchallenged. Made In Order
57Version 1Yoho (FL)RepublicanWithdrawn Requires the Secretary of Defense to submit a report on the feasibility of lending DOD farm equipment to farmers.Withdrawn
58Version 1Yoho (FL)RepublicanProhibits the use of funds to close or relinquish control of United States naval station at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Made In Order
110Version 2Yoho (FL), DesJarlais (TN)RepublicanRevised Normalizes the transfer of defense articles and defense services to Taiwan.Made In Order
128Version 2Yoho (FL), Conyers (MI)Bi-PartisanRevised Limitation on use of funds for provision of man-portable air defense systems to the vetted Syrian opposition. Made In Order
198Version 1Yoho (FL)RepublicanExempts a business that produced products with military logos, slogans, and designs (other than the official seal of a military service branch) from being subject to the trademark licensing program of the Department of Defense for a product that was designed by that person before October 28, 2004. The exemption from the licensing program can be withdrawn if the person violates a code of conduct on product misuse as defined by the Secretary. Submitted
277Version 2Young, Don (AK), Shea-Porter (NH)Bi-PartisanRevised Requires the Secretary of Defense to submit a report with the necessary steps the Department is undertaking to resolve arctic security capability and resource gaps, and the requirements and investment plans for military infrastructure required to protect United States national security interests in the arctic regionMade In Order
278Version 2Young, Don (AK), Franks (AZ)RepublicanRevised Promotes an integrated, layered ballistic missile defense system incorporating THAAD, Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense, Aegis Ashore, and Patriot Air and Missile Defense Systems, as well as authorizing additional GBIs, and accelerating the completion of the EIS for an interceptor site on the East Coast and in the Midwest of the U.S. Missile Defense TestingMade In Order