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H.R. 5515 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019

Bill Text

  • Rules Committee Print 115-70 PDF XML

    Showing the text of H.R. 5515 as ordered reported by the Committee on Armed Services

  • Text of H.R. 5515 PDF XML

    National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (as reported)

  • H. Rept. 115-676 PDF

Rule Information

GENERAL DEBATE RULE
COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 7-4 on Monday, May 21, 2018.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 905: 
Agreed to by record vote of 227-180, after agreeing to the previous questions by record vote of 222-184 on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. 

MANAGERS: Burgess/Hastings

1. Structured rule for H.R. 5515.

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 115-70 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 the Rules Committee report and amendments en bloc described in section 3 of the rule. Provides that the amendments printed in the report may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.

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

8. Section 3 provides that the chairman of the Committee on Armed Services or his designee may offer amendments en bloc consisting of amendments printed in the report not earlier disposed of. Amendments en bloc shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the 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. Closed rule for S. 204.

11. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce.

12. Provides that the bill shall be considered as read.

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

14. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill.

15. Provides one motion to recommit.

16. Closed rule for S. 2155.

17. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Financial Services.

18. Provides that the bill shall be considered as read.

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

20. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill.

21. Provides one motion to commit.

22. Section 7 of the rule provides that the motion to reconsider the vote on the question of passage of H.R. 2 (Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018) may continue to be postponed through the legislative day of Friday, June 22, 2018.

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 9-4 on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.

AMENDMENT CONSIDERATION RULE
FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 908: 
Agreed to by record vote of 229-183, after agreeing to the previous questions by record vote of 222-189 on Wednesday, May 23, 2018. 

MANAGERS: Byrne/McGovern

1. Provides for further consideration of H.R. 5515 under a structured rule.

2. Provides for no additional general debate.

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

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.

7. Section 5 provides that on any legislative day during the period from May 25, 2018, through June 4, 2018: the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved; and the Chair may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time to be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment.

8. Section 6 provides that the Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 5.

9. Section 7 provides that each day during the period addressed by section 5 of this resolution shall not constitute a calendar day of continuous session for purposes of section 1017(b) of the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974 (2 U.S.C. 688(b)).

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
545Version 1Abraham (LA)RepublicanLate Expresses a sense of Congress in support of the Peshmerga forces of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq and their contributions to fighting and defeating ISIS.Made In Order
370Version 1Adams (NC), Hastings, Alcee (FL)DemocratPromotes increased participation in Federal procurement by HBCUs.Made In Order
372Version 1Adams (NC), Hastings, Alcee (FL)DemocratRequires the Administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy to report to Congress on the progress of all Federal departments and agencies in complying with Executive Order 12928Submitted
374Version 2Adams (NC), Hastings, Alcee (FL)DemocratRevised Requires the Department of Defense to provide additional consideration to qualified applicants from Minority-Serving Institutions in Direct Hiring.Submitted
421Version 1Adams (NC)DemocratDirects the Small Business Administration (SBA) to ensure that the SCORE program and each of its chapters develop and implement plans and goals to provide services more effectively and efficiently to individuals in rural areas, economically disadvantaged communities, and other traditionally underserved communities, including plans for electronic initiatives, web-based initiatives, chapter expansion, partnerships, and the development of new skills by participating volunteers.Made In Order
101Version 1Aguilar (CA), Chu (CA), Bishop, Sanford (GA), Carbajal (CA), Johnson, Hank (GA), Norton (DC), Correa (CA), Veasey (TX), Serrano (NY), Hastings, Alcee (FL), Lujan (NM), Kelly, Robin (IL), Lowenthal (CA), Brown (MD), Fudge (OH), Takano (CA), Butterfield (NC), Rush (IL), Hanabusa (HI)DemocratHelps students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs), and Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISI) access the Department of Defense Cyber Scholarship Program. (OPPORTUNITY Act; HR 5746)Made In Order
300Version 1Aguilar (CA)DemocratAdds to an already-mandated annual report, this amendment would require DoD to include a 20-year estimate of the projected life cycle costs of each type of nuclear weapon and delivery platform in its text.Made In Order
283Version 1Amash (MI), Massie (KY), Lee, Barbara (CA), Sanford (SC)Bi-PartisanRepeals sections 1021 and 1022 (indefinite detention provisions) of the 2012 NDAA.Submitted
122Version 1Amodei (NV), Gosar (AZ), McSally (AZ), Hice, Jody (GA), McClintock (CA), Biggs (AZ), Lamborn (CO), Young, Don (AK), LaMalfa (CA), Cook (CA), Smith, Jason (MO), Schweikert (AZ), Tipton (CO)RepublicanAddresses mine permitting issues in relationship to minerals deemed critical for national security and the nation’s infrastructure. The amendment is consistent with EO 13604 and EO 13817 from 2012 and 2017 respectively which ordered federal agencies to reduce the time required to make permitting and review decisions for critical mineral projects. Made In Order
392Version 2Arrington (TX)RepublicanRevised Requires a report from the Secretary of the Air Force no later than February 1, 2019 on how the OA-X light attack aircraft experiment program will support partner nation requirements in counter terrorism operations.Made In Order
345Version 1Bacon (NE), Wilson, Joe (SC), Hartzler (MO), Panetta (CA)Bi-PartisanRequires the Secretary of Defense to modify the Department of Defense Annual Reports for China, Russia and Iran to include influence operations as a matter to be included in such reports. Made In Order
346Version 1Bacon (NE)RepublicanIncreases funding for C-135B replacement aircraft pursuant to the Open Skies TreatySubmitted
348Version 1Bacon (NE)RepublicanWithdrawn Prohibits use of Rural Utility Service funds to purchase covered telecommunications equipment from China due to national security concerns.Withdrawn
33Version 1Banks (IN), Bucshon (IN), Hollingsworth (IN)RepublicanDirects the Secretary of Defense to submit a plan to Congress prior to reorganizing, restructuring, or eliminating any position or offices in Section 811. Made In Order
40Version 1Banks (IN), DeSantis (FL)RepublicanEstablishes education savings accounts for the children of enlisted military personnel. Accounts are funding through existing appropriation of local impact aid funds. Submitted
550Version 2Barr (KY)RepublicanLate Revised Authorizes the establishment of up to 100 new JROTC units in low-income and rural areas and strengthens the JROTC program to promote military readiness.Made In Order
273Version 1Barragán, (CA)DemocratAdds upon enlistment and upon separation service members must be given notice of options for naturalization and notice of existing programs or services that may aid in the naturalization process. Submitted
387Version 3Barton (TX)RepublicanWithdrawn Expresses the sense of Congress that Cameroon is an important partner of the US in Central Africa and receives annual foreign assistance from the US. In recognition of this partnership, Cameroon should take appropriate steps to end the unfair treatment of US companies doing business in Cameroon.Withdrawn
561Version 2Bass (CA)DemocratRevised Requires a comprehensive report within 90 days by Departments of State, Department of Defense, and USAID on US security and humanitarian interests in Yemen. The purpose is to build support for a comprehensive strategy to address humanitarian and security crisis in Yemen through increasing coordination in Yemen’s Famine – Risk Areas between federal agencies, the UN Offices for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. Made In Order
110Version 1Bera (CA)DemocratRequires the Secretary of Defense, in consultation with the Secretaries of the VA, Education, and Labor, to submit a report to Congress detailing the transfer of skills into college credit or technical certifications for members of the Armed Forces leaving the military.Made In Order
148Version 1Bera (CA)DemocratRequires the President to develop and submit a strategy to Congress to protect U.S. interests in the Arctic. Submitted
272Version 2Bera (CA)DemocratRevised Requires a report to Congress on the implications of withdrawing U.S. forces from the Korean peninsula or change to force posture as a result of an agreement or preconditions to negotiations. Submitted
322Version 1Beyer (VA), Norton (DC)DemocratRequires DoD to submit a report to Congress on the frequency of helicopters used for executive travel in the National Capital RegionSubmitted
324Version 1Beyer (VA), Meadows (NC)Bi-PartisanRevises the lowest price technically acceptable (LPTA) source selection process in acquisition government-wide, requiring agencies to avoid LPTA use in circumstances that would deny the benefits of cost and technical tradeoffs in the source selection process.Made In Order
328Version 1Beyer (VA), Norton (DC)DemocratRequires DoD to work to mitigate helicopter noise in the National Capital Region by establishing: (1) a noise inquiry website to track and analyze complaints; and (2) a monthly helicopter noise abatement working groupSubmitted
510Version 1Beyer (VA)DemocratLate Prevents funds from being used for holding immigrant children at military facilities for the purpose of family separation.Submitted
572Version 2Beyer (VA)DemocratLate Revised Directs the Secretary of the Army to grant Arlington County a permanent easement as part of the southern expansion of Arlington National Cemetery for the purpose of commemorating Freedman’s Village.Made In Order
175Version 1Biggs (AZ)RepublicanExpresses the sense of Congress on allied contributions to the common defense. Requires the Secretary of Defense to submit a report to Congress on annual defense spending by ally and partner countries. Made In Order
432Version 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
66Version 1Bi-PartisanWithdrawn WITHDRAWNWithdrawn
547Version 1Bilirakis (FL), Sarbanes (MD)Bi-PartisanLate States the policy of the United States with respect to the extended nuclear deterrence posture of the United States in support of NATO and directs the Secretary of Defense to brief Congress on such posture.Submitted
39Version 1Bishop, Mike (MI)RepublicanExpresses a sense of Congress that North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) member countries should meet or exceed their 2 percent Gross Domestic Product commitment to defense spending. Made In Order
575Version 1Bishop, Rob (UT)RepublicanLate Withdrawn Authorizes USCG to enforce the new code regarding large recreational vessels. Withdrawn
411Version 1Blumenauer (OR), Welch (VT), Garamendi (CA)DemocratLimits 50% of the funding for the W76-2 warhead modification program until the Secretary of Defense submits a report assessing the program's impacts on strategic stability and options to reduce the risk of miscalculationMade In Order
12Version 1Blunt Rochester (DE)DemocratExpresses a sense of Congress honoring the Dover Air Force Base and specifically the Center for Mortuary Affairs. Made In Order
206Version 1Bonamici (OR)DemocratRequires DoD to complete requirements for Identity Matching Engine for Security Analysis (IMESA) connection for any Physical Access Control System (PACS) or Identity Management System (IdMS) currently contracted from a commercial provider within 60 days of enactment or 60 days of a request by the GSA listed vendor not currently contracted by a DoD entity. The Requires PACS or IdMS connections to IMESA occur regardless of a Service sponsor for that connection, but prohibits transfer of information through the IMESA connection until a procurement of the PACS or IdMS occurs.Submitted
362Version 1Bordallo (GU)DemocratProvides American companies preference on Telecom Services on military bases in the United States and its territories.Made In Order
519Version 2Boyle (PA)DemocratLate Revised Expresses that it is the sense of Congress that it is in the national security interest of the United States to reduce dependence on fossil fuels by diversifying energy sources to increase energy resiliency and mission assurance for the Department of Defense.Submitted
520Version 2Boyle (PA)DemocratLate Revised Expresses the sense of Congress that the President should seek "anytime, anywhere" inspections relating to North Korea's nuclear program and address North Korea's ballistic missile program and human rights. Submitted
521Version 2Boyle (PA), Fitzpatrick (PA)Bi-PartisanLate Revised Requires a report from Secretary of State on U.S. cybersecurity cooperation with Ukraine.Made In Order
522Version 2Boyle (PA)DemocratLate Revised Requires a report from State Department and DOD on Russia's support for the Taliban in Afghanistan.Made In Order
523Version 1Boyle (PA)DemocratLate States that sense of Congress the U.S. should lead an international coalition to counter hybrid threatsMade In Order
262Version 2Brown (MD)DemocratRevised Authorizes the Sec. Def and Service Secretaries to utilize existing personnel authorities (direct hire from campus, hiring incentives, etc.) to identify and attract the most promising HBCU STEM candidates.Submitted
336Version 1Brown (MD)DemocratAmends language in Section 2362(d) of Title 10, USC, to ensure that schools which don’t receive significant DoD funding – such as HBCUs – are more competitive against MSIs that receive substantial funding. Made In Order
38Version 1Burgess (TX), Lee, Barbara (CA), Lance (NJ), DeFazio (OR), Jones (NC), Welch (VT), Lewis, Jason (MN), Schakowsky (IL)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
58Version 1Carbajal (CA)DemocratClarifies authority to dispose of certain fissile or radiological materials that can be used to make dirty bombs and are vulnerable to theft.Submitted
59Version 1Carbajal (CA)DemocratEncourages the Secretary of Defense to transition training manuals, emergency guidance, and other publications needed to train service members to a mobile app which would enable innovative technologies and interaction between trainees and information needed to complete training, as well provide a cost-efficient mechanism for less printing and less distribution costs.Made In Order
60Version 2Carbajal (CA)DemocratRevised Request a report on Russian Federation's subversive activities.Submitted
551Version 1Carbajal (CA)DemocratLate Changes “Management” on page 230 and page 231 to “Medical”.Made In Order
81Version 1Cárdenas , Tony (CA)DemocratExpresses the sense of Congress that 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
82Version 1Cárdenas , Tony (CA)DemocratCreates 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. Made In Order
91Version 1Cárdenas , Tony (CA)DemocratRequires 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. Submitted
14Version 1Carson (IN)DemocratRequires DoD to conduct 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 privatization proposal. Submitted
102Version 1Carson (IN)DemocratMakes permanent the Department of Defense’s existing requirement to provide mental health assessments to service members during deployment.Made In Order
314Version 1Cartwright (PA)DemocratWithdrawn Directs the the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics to provide a briefing on the status of compliance with the process for communicating availability of surplus ammunition.Withdrawn
526Version 1Cartwright (PA), Cole (OK)Bi-PartisanLate Withdrawn Amends the workload carryover formula to require that not more than 25 percent of material cost may be included in the workload carryover formula calculation.Withdrawn
529Version 2Cartwright (PA), Cole (OK)Bi-PartisanLate Revised Requires the Secretary of Defense, in conjunction with the military service secretaries and the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff services to provide the percentage, as well as the dollar value and number of direct labor hours of depot maintenance that was performed in the public and the private sector by major commodity over the past five fiscal years.Made In Order
539Version 1Cartwright (PA)DemocratLate Withdrawn Delays the FY 18 and FY 19 NDAA commercial item provisions until FY22 so that a detailed report on the impacts to the organic industrial base can be done. Withdrawn
500Version 1Castor (FL), Rooney, Francis (FL)Bi-PartisanLate Prohibits oil drilling, leasing, preleasing and any relevant activities off the Gulf Coast and the Straits of Florida. Submitted
154Version 1Castro (TX)DemocratAdds sections on the East China Sea and the Indian Ocean to the annual Department of Defense report on Chinese military activities.Made In Order
155Version 2Castro (TX)DemocratRevised Supports Department of Defense efforts to deepen multilateral cooperation on disaster response.Made In Order
156Version 1Castro (TX)DemocratProhibits individuals who have served as the head of an intelligence agency to lobby on behalf of a foreign government.Submitted
157Version 1Castro (TX)DemocratEstablishes a fund to pay for the DACA renewal fees of active duty service members.Submitted
158Version 1Castro (TX)DemocratModifies all military accession forms to provide better notice of naturalization benefits for noncitizen service members.Submitted
532Version 1Cheney (WY)RepublicanLate Requires companies with access to classified material to check with the Secretary before entering into a joint venture with countries or persons from countries that the U.S. currently has an arms embargo against (China, Russia, etc.). Failure to gain approval from the Secretary would result in loss of access to classified material or programs.Submitted
533Version 1Cheney (WY)RepublicanLate Requires the Secretary of Defense to develop a list of technology that is currently eligible for export to China but the export of that technology my harm national security.Made In Order
282Version 2Cicilline (RI)DemocratRevised Requires a report on the current impact of the U.S. arms embargo against Cyprus.Submitted
284Version 1Cicilline (RI), Lieu (CA)DemocratRequires 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
285Version 1Cicilline (RI)DemocratRequires a report on the nations, organizations, and persons against which the United States has taken military action under the authority of the 2001 Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF).Made In Order
286Version 1Cicilline (RI)DemocratRequires a report on the national security impact of the decision for the U.S. to withdraw from the Iran nuclear agreement.Submitted
289Version 1Cicilline (RI), Bilirakis (FL), Sarbanes (MD)Bi-PartisanProhibits the transfer of F-35 aircraft to Turkey unless the President certifies certain conditions.Submitted
290Version 1Cicilline (RI), Cole (OK)Bi-PartisanRequires a report on the practical impact of U.S. military strikes against Syria on April 13, 2018.Made In Order
554Version 2Cicilline (RI)DemocratLate Revised Requires the Defense Logistics Agency to provide direct notification to existing contractors when a branch of the military announces a change to uniform components produced by that contractor.Made In Order
416Version 1Clarke (NY), Plaskett, (VI), Velázquez (NY)DemocratGrants agencies the ability to double the value of the contract awarded to U.S. Virgin Islands small business concerns for purposes of the small business prime contracting goal for a duration of four years after enactment of the legislation. There is also a reporting requirement to track the number and amount of contracts awarded to eligible firms.Made In Order
174Version 1Coffman (CO), Gallego (AZ), Bacon (NE), Panetta (CA)Bi-PartisanAuthorizes use of Military Force (AUMF) against al-Qaeda, the Taliban, and the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. This AUMF includes a set of regular reports to Congress on the progress of ongoing conflicts, a 5-year sunset clause, and a full replacement of the 2001 and 2002 AUMFs.Submitted
377Version 1Coffman (CO)RepublicanExpresses the sense of Congress stating that under the special survivor indemnity allowance, surviving spouses and dependent children of members who die of a service-connected cause will not be subject to a full offset of survivor benefit plan payments by dependency and indemnity compensation, commonly referred to as the "widows' tax". Made In Order
445Version 2Coffman (CO)RepublicanRevised Requires the Secretary of Defense, in consultation with the Director of National Intelligence, to develop a briefing detailing the costs, risks, and operational benefits of leveraging commercial satellite servicing capabilities for national security satellite systems.Made In Order
493Version 1Comer (KY)RepublicanExtends existing probationary periods for federal employees in the competitive service and the Senior Executive Service to two years. Requires formal training and licensure certification for competitive service employees to be completed before the probationary period ends.Submitted
524Version 3Comstock (VA)RepublicanLate Revised Requires the Secretary of Defense to submit a report to Congress on the transition of the SharkSeer program to the Defense Information Systems Agency. Made In Order
23Version 1Conaway (TX)RepublicanMakes a technical correction that clarifies language to accurately include business systems, which are integral to the department’s auditability efforts. Made In Order
302Version 1Connolly (VA), Murphy, Stephanie (FL)DemocratProvides not less than $12 million for the assessment monitoring, and evaluation of security cooperation activities in accordance with section 383 of title 10, U.S. Code.Made In Order
305Version 1Connolly (VA)DemocratDirects the Administrator for Federal Procurement Policy to develop a definition for and track procurement administrative lead time (PALT).Made In Order
307Version 1Connolly (VA), Engel (NY)DemocratRequires a report on malign foreign influence operations and campaigns related to U.S. federal elections.Submitted
310Version 1Connolly (VA), Ros-Lehtinen (FL)Bi-PartisanRequires a North Korea human rights report on efforts related to repatriation of U.S. Armed Forces remains, Korean-American family reunifications, and travel security risks. Made In Order
313Version 1Connolly (VA), Heck, Denny (WA), Beyer (VA)DemocratProhibits the use of funds for harboring children forcibly separated from their families by the U.S. Government at U.S. military installations. Submitted
54Version 1Correa (CA), Torres (CA)DemocratProvides automatic citizenship for alien 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
55Version 2Correa (CA)DemocratRevised Requires the Secretary of Defense to provide Congress a report on malicious cyber activities against the Department of Defense systems within the past 24 months by the Russian Federation or actors supported by the Russian Federation.Submitted
56Version 3Correa (CA)DemocratRevised Requires 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.Submitted
222Version 1Correa (CA), Soto (FL)DemocratRequires the Department of Defense to conduct a study to determine how they can attract and recruit individuals from institutions of higher education, including Hispanic Serving Institutions, Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Asian American and Native American Pacific and Islander Serving Institutions with educational backgrounds in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and cybersecurity. Made In Order
32Version 1Cramer, Kevin (ND), Schiff (CA), Ratcliffe (TX), Hice, Jody (GA), Meadows (NC)Bi-PartisanDirects the SECDEF to include the names of the seventy-four crew of the USS Frank E. Evans killed on June 3, 1969 on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.Made In Order
150Version 1Crawford (AR), Mast (FL)RepublicanAssigns the Explosive Ordnance Disposal research, development, and acquisition program to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear, Chemical, and Biological Defense Programs.Made In Order
151Version 2Crawford (AR)RepublicanRevised Authorizes a pilot program to examine the feasibility and effectiveness of the Army National Guard EOD soldiers in Title 32 status versus using the current Mobilization Day EOD soldiers mobilized in Title 10 status to provide this support.Made In Order
152Version 4Crawford (AR)RepublicanRevised Requires the Secretary of Defense to provide a plan to Congress on how USNORTHCOM will organize a joint task force for EOD and countering improvised explosive devices.Made In Order
420Version 1Crawford (AR), Mast (FL)RepublicanProvides the sense of Congress on why there is a need for a military explosive ordnance disposal intelligence program.Made In Order
13Version 1Crist (FL), Soto (FL)DemocratExtends the current moratorium on offshore drilling in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico through June 30, 2029.Submitted
473Version 1Crist (FL), Bilirakis (FL)Bi-PartisanProhibits military assistance to countries that engage in arms, illicit technology, and software transfers, and related activities, with respect to Iran.Submitted
321Version 2Crowley (NY), Chabot (OH), Moulton (MA)Bi-PartisanRevised Requires a report on Bangladesh’s ability to respond to natural disasters and humanitarian crises including recommendations for enhancing cooperation on humanitarian assistance and disaster relief Made In Order
127Version 1Cuellar (TX)DemocratWithdrawn Requires the Secretary of the Air Force to conduct a core sampling study at Joint Base San Antonio - Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, to determine if any regulated or hazardous substances are present along the route of a wastewater pipeline replacement project. Requires a report on the results of the core sampling to the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and the House of Representatives. Withdrawn
202Version 1Cuellar (TX), Castro (TX), Doggett (TX)DemocratRequires the Secretary of the Air Force to conduct a core sampling study at Joint Base San Antonio - Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, to determine if any regulated or hazardous substances are present along the route of a wastewater pipeline replacement project. Requires a report on the results of the core sampling to the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and the House of Representatives. Made In Order
37Version 1Culberson (TX)RepublicanEstablishes grant funding for the preservation of our nation’s historic battleships.Made In Order
237Version 4Curbelo (FL)RepublicanRevised Authorizes the Navy to lease surplus housing units at Naval Air Station, Key West, FL.Made In Order
409Version 1Davidson (OH)RepublicanAdds an additional section on describing criteria and methodology used for determining military hospital downsizing and closures to a reporting requirement contained in the underlying bill. Made In Order
542Version 1Davidson (OH)RepublicanLate States that a Sense of Congress that the legal authority of the 2001 AUMF and Iraq AUMF is uncertain and that Congress should authorize force against the Islamic State. Submitted
112Version 1Davis, Rodney (IL), O'Rourke (TX)Bi-PartisanDirects the Secretary of Defense to revise the Department of Defense Instruction 1300.18 to extend travel privileges via Invitational Travel Authorization to family members of members of the Armed Forces who die outside of the United States and whose remains are returned to the United States through the mortuary facility at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. Made In Order
124Version 1Davis, Susan (CA)DemocratRequires the Secretary of Defense to enter into agreements to carry out military student loan interest forgiveness specified in 20 USC 1087e(o).Submitted
125Version 1Davis, Susan (CA)DemocratEnsures election officials track and confirm the receipt of military and overseas absentee ballots.Submitted
126Version 1Davis, Susan (CA)DemocratExcludes BAH from the calculation for public assistance to help feed 30,000 service members and their families.Submitted
358Version 1Delaney (MD), Wagner (MO)Bi-PartisanAdds a Sense of Congress that reaffirms the U.S. commitment to NATO and includes appreciate for its continued effort in combating terrorism. Made In Order
103Version 1DelBene (WA)DemocratRemoves the 25 percent cap on garnishment of military retirement pay to satisfy a judgement rendered for physically, sexually, or emotionally abusing a child. Made In Order
287Version 1Demings (FL), Stefanik (NY)Bi-PartisanEnsures the Secretary of Defense and other NATO countries shall: seek opportunities to conduct more NATO naval exercises in the Baltic and Black Sea to deter Russian aggression in those regions; and conduct joint research to enhance military capabilities. Made In Order
288Version 2Demings (FL), Stefanik (NY)Bi-PartisanRevised Expresses the sense of Congress that the intelligence community should dedicate resources to further expose key financial networks used by the Russian political class to hide stolen money. In addition, requires a classified report on Putin and other senior Russian officials regarding their financial assets, which shall be submitted to Congress within 60 days of enactment.Made In Order
196Version 1Denham (CA), Foster (IL), Curbelo (FL), Panetta (CA)Bi-PartisanAllows certain dreamers who grew up in the USA to enlist and gain legal status, provided they serve out the terms of their enlistment honorably.Submitted
412Version 1Denham (CA)RepublicanRequires USDA to provide guidance and resources for individuals interested in using GI benefits for agricultural education programs.Made In Order
435Version 1DeSantis (FL)RepublicanExpresses a sense of the Congress that the Golan Heights represent an integral part of the state of Israel and are crucial to the ability of Israel to safeguard its borders and maintain its existence.Submitted
436Version 1DeSantis (FL)RepublicanProhibits the use of funds for cyber collaborations with China and Russia. Submitted
80Version 1Dingell (MI)DemocratExpresses the sense of Congress that Muslim members of the Armed Forces and Muslim civilian employees of the Department of Defense should be honored for their contribution to the Armed Forces.Submitted
216Version 1Donovan (NY)RepublicanForces the Department of Defense to unify these two New York City based Military Housing Areas, thereby solving the inequity between the two current Military Housing areas.Submitted
217Version 1Donovan (NY)RepublicanRequires the Department of Defense to reevaluate the disparity in payments between the Military Housing Area for Staten Island, and the Military Housing Area for the rest of New York City, in an effort to resolve this inequity. Made In Order
341Version 1Duncan (TN), Polis (CO), Jones (NC)Bi-PartisanCalls for the Secretary of Defense to submit a report regarding awards and commendations presented to any military personnel for cost-saving ideas during the prior fiscal year and regarding how the Secretary plans to expand and streamline such awards programs for cost-saving ideas.Made In Order
334Version 2Dunn (FL)RepublicanRevised Supports upgrading 34 existing F-22 Block 20 trainers to combat-ready F-22 Block 35s. Made In Order
426Version 1Ellison (MN), Lee, Barbara (CA), Khanna (CA), Schakowsky (IL), McGovern (MA), Jones (NC)Bi-PartisanAdds language clarifying that the bill is not an authorization for the use of military force against Iran.Made In Order
427Version 1Ellison (MN), Lee, Barbara (CA), Khanna (CA), Schakowsky (IL), McGovern (MA), Jones (NC)Bi-PartisanAdds language expressing the sense of Congress that the use of military force is not authorized against Iran.Made In Order
439Version 1Ellison (MN), Norman (SC), Welch (VT)Bi-PartisanRequires the Secretary of Defense to identify and include as part of DoD’s future base budget requests any items, programs, or materials funded with amounts designated for OCO in each of the four consecutive fiscal years. Submitted
441Version 1Ellison (MN), Pocan (WI), Grijalva (AZ)DemocratProhibits federal contracts with companies that have repeat and willful OSHA violations. Submitted
443Version 1Ellison (MN), Pocan (WI), Grijalva (AZ)DemocratProhibits federal contracts with companies that have repeat and willful wage theft violations. Submitted
447Version 2Engel (NY), Yoho (FL), McCaul (TX), Sherman (CA), Lieu (CA)Bi-PartisanRevised Requires a report on the location, quality and operational status of North Korean nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles, the production capacity of such weapons, intelligence gaps, and a periodic report on any changes.Submitted
449Version 1Engel (NY)DemocratAuthorizes the establishment of an office, located at the Department of State, to lead and coordinate, including with the Department of Defense, U.S. government efforts to work towards a negotiated settlement to end the war in Afghanistan. Submitted
452Version 2Engel (NY), Chabot (OH), Crowley (NY), Royce (CA), Yoho (FL), Sherman (CA), Cicilline (RI), Poe (TX), Schakowsky (IL), Deutch (FL), Wagner (MO), Castro (TX), Speier (CA), Coffman (CO), Khanna (CA), Smith, Christopher (NJ), Meadows (NC)Bi-PartisanRevised Authorizes financial and visa sanctions against perpetrators of ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya by the Burmese military and security forces; limits U.S. military and security assistance with Burma until reforms take place; incentivizes reform of the Burmese gemstone sector which is notoriously dominated by the military; and requires a determination of what crimes the Burmese military committed, including genocide.Made In Order
245Version 2Eshoo (CA)DemocratRevised Expresses the sense of Congress that the Secretary of the Army should explore all possible alternatives to the proposed conveyance of 17.1 acres and 126 existing housing units known as Shenandoah Square in Mountain View, California, including a sublease of the property to an entity that can better develop affordable housing on the property in one of the most expensive housing markets in the country, to avoid displacing families currently living at Shenandoah Square. Made In Order
119Version 2Espaillat (NY)DemocratRevised Requires the Secretary of Defense to establish a program to assist bollard installation projects located on a facility or property of the Department of Defense designed to prevent pedestrian injuries and acts of terrorism in areas utilized by large numbers of pedestrians. Submitted
120Version 2Espaillat (NY)DemocratRevised Requires the Director of National Intelligence, in coordination with the Secretary of State, the Secretary of Defense, and the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation to submit to Congress a report on the efforts of Paul Manafort to influence political developments in Ukraine and the military conflict between the Government of Ukraine and separatist forces supported by the Russian Federation. Submitted
415Version 1Espaillat (NY), Velázquez (NY)DemocratEstablishes that Procurement Technical Assistance Centers are authorized to form an association to pursue matters of common concern that is recognized by the Secretary of Defense.Made In Order
134Version 1Esty (CT)DemocratRequires a study on the feasibility of requiring service members to apply for VA benefits prior to discharge.Made In Order
135Version 1Esty (CT)DemocratRequires the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs to establish a joint definition of “military sexual trauma” for use in all aspects of delivering relevant care and benefits to service members and veterans.Made In Order
136Version 2Esty (CT)DemocratRevised Expresses the sense of Congress that the Federal Aviation Administration and the Department of Defense should coordinate to prevent the unauthorized flight of unmanned aircraft over Arlington National Cemetery.Made In Order
218Version 1Esty (CT), Shea-Porter (NH), King, Peter (NY), Welch (VT)Bi-PartisanEstablishes a center of excellence in the prevention, diagnosis, mitigation, treatment, and rehabilitation of health conditions relating to exposure to burn pits and other environmental exposures.Submitted
219Version 1Esty (CT)DemocratRequires the Department of Defense to include information on the prevalence of sexual assault in civilian populations living or working near military bases in their relevant reporting.Submitted
263Version 1Esty (CT), Poe (TX)Bi-PartisanMakes classes similar to the Department of Defense Transition Assistance Program available to veterans and their spouses.Submitted
423Version 1Evans (PA)DemocratProvides grants, financial assistance, loans, export assistance, and subcontracting opportunities on federal contracts to specified small businesses, organizations, state governments, universities, companies, and other entities that assist smaller enterprises.Made In Order
309Version 3Ferguson (GA)RepublicanRevised Ensures competition in the commercial e-commerce portal procurement program to foster a marketplace that provides the best products at the best prices.Made In Order
15Version 1Fitzpatrick (PA)RepublicanWithdrawn Directs DOD 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.Withdrawn
16Version 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, and achieve cost savings.Made In Order
17Version 1Fitzpatrick (PA)RepublicanWithdrawn Directs the Secretary of Defense to evaluate the operational requirements for members of the Armed Forces possessing foreign language expertise in Farsi and Urdu.Withdrawn
18Version 1Fitzpatrick (PA)RepublicanDirects DOD to conduct a review of the foreign currency rates used at disbursement to determine whether cost-savings opportunities exist by more consistently selecting cost-effective ratesMade In Order
19Version 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
574Version 1Flores (TX)RepublicanLate Expresses the sense of congress that the Air Force should consider long-term university partnerships, similar to arrangements in the Army and Navy, to conduct research as well as science and engineering education for next-generation hypersonics capabilities.Made In Order
75Version 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
76Version 1Foster (IL)DemocratRequires 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.Made In Order
565Version 2Foster (IL)DemocratLate Revised Requires a report on the status of the countermeasures test program. The report shall include an evaluation and response to the 2010 JASON report titled “MDA Discrimination.”Made In Order
566Version 2Foster (IL)DemocratLate Revised Requires a report on costs relating to ballistic, cruise, and hypersonic defenses of the United States.Made In Order
567Version 1Foster (IL)DemocratLate Withdrawn Requires a report on the integration of nuclear and non-nuclear military planning and operationsWithdrawn
428Version 1Frankel (FL)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.Made In Order
429Version 2Frankel (FL), Speier (CA), Poe (TX), Keating (MA)Bi-PartisanRevised Authorizes appropriations for research on women’s contributions to security at the National Defense University Institute for National Security Studies.Made In Order
430Version 2Frankel (FL), Speier (CA), Poe (TX), Keating (MA)Bi-PartisanRevised Authorizes appropriations to provide a full-time advisor on Women, Peace and Security for each of the geographic and functional combatant commands, the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency, and the Joint Staff J5.Submitted
444Version 1Frankel (FL), Poe (TX), Keating (MA), Speier (CA)Bi-PartisanAmends the FY18 NDAA requirement for the President to develop a national strategy for countering violent extremism to require the President’s analysis to account for the unique factors that lead women to act as preventers or supporters of violent extremism, and the ways in which women are targeted as victims of violent extremism. Made In Order
105Version 1Gabbard (HI)DemocratWithdrawn Includes mobilized National Guard and Reservist components when determining impact aid payments to elementary and secondary schools that support the children of nonresident service members. Withdrawn
106Version 1Gabbard (HI)DemocratStrikes section 1225, a required strategy to counter destabilizing activities of Iran Made In Order
107Version 1Gabbard (HI), Lee, Barbara (CA)DemocratProhibits the President from using the Armed Forces to conduct a first-use nuclear strike, unless the strike is pursuant to a congressional declaration of war or AUMF that directly authorizes such a strike, or the strike is retaliatory. Submitted
108Version 3Gabbard (HI), Mast (FL), Ruiz (CA), Welch (VT)Bi-PartisanRevised Establishes a requirement for the Department of Defense to record on periodic health assessments, post deployment health assessments, and separation history and physical examinations whether or not a servicemember has been exposed to burn pits, and for the Department of Defense to share this data with the Department of Veterans Affairs.Submitted
109Version 2Gabbard (HI)DemocratRevised Issues a statement of Congress welcoming a United States-North Korea summit, recognizing that the American people are committed to the pursuit of peace, urges North Korean, American, and other regional leaders to engage diplomatically, and urges the United Nations and partner countries to maintain economic and diplomatic pressure until North Korea has fully dismantled its weapons of mass destruction program.Submitted
149Version 1Gabbard (HI), Thompson, Bennie (MS)DemocratIncludes a study to evaluate the personal protective equipment required by civil defense agencies and civilian communities located near active volcanic activity to protect against dangers such as sulfur dioxide gas and other hazards. This amendment also authorizes the transfer or excess Department of Defense personal protective equipment to state and local agencies if it is determined that the Department of Defense does not require such equipment for current or planned requirements.Made In Order
203Version 1Gabbard (HI)DemocratAmends section 1225 to strike the implementation requirement of the required strategy, lessens reporting requirements to a one time report rather than until 2021, prohibits funds from being used for Iranian government regime change, and prohibits funds to combat non-state actors in the region. It also makes clear that nothing in the section should be construed to contravene the War Powers Resolution or constitutional congressional war authorities. Submitted
204Version 2Gabbard (HI)DemocratRevised Requires a report from the Department of Defense describing the instances in which members of the United States armed forces were involved in hostilities since the beginning of the Syrian Civil War until present day and a plan for the United States to end participation in the ongoing conflict in Syria. Limits funds authorized for purposes other than fighting Al-Qaeda, ISIS and related groups, prohibits funds authorized for Syrian government regime change, and prohibits funds authorized for use against Iran or related forces in Syria unless specifically authorized.Submitted
208Version 2Gabbard (HI)DemocratRevised Requires a classified briefing outlining security guarantees the Department of Defense or other relevant departments could provide North Korea during the course of diplomatic negotiations. Submitted
63Version 1Gallagher (WI), Heck, Denny (WA), Stefanik (NY), Moulton (MA), Hartzler (MO), Banks (IN), Speier (CA), Scott, Austin (GA), DeLauro (CT), Hice, Jody (GA), Jones (NC)Bi-PartisanIncludes the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act discussion draft from the Senate Banking Committee. Submitted
64Version 1Gallagher (WI)RepublicanDirects the President to disallow the entry into the United States of telecommunications equipment manufactured in China by Huawei Technologies Company or ZTE Corporation until the Director of National Intelligence, the Secretary of Defense, and the Secretary of Homeland Security certify that such telecommunications equipment does not pose a risk to national security.Submitted
65Version 2Gallagher (WI)RepublicanRevised Adds the use of immigration programs and visas by the Chinese Communist Party to enter the United States for the purposes of political, academic, or social influence efforts to the strategy required in Section 1252.Made In Order
308Version 2Gallagher (WI), Panetta (CA), Moulton (MA), Jones (NC)Bi-PartisanRevised Authorizes the Secretary of Defense to establish a nonprofit organization for the purpose of investing in private entities that are engaged in the development of emerging, foundational, and other critical defense-relevant hardware technologies.Submitted
388Version 1Gallego (AZ), Moulton (MA), Lieu (CA)DemocratRequires reports on quid pro quo offers between the U.S. Government and the Chinese Government to reduce sanctions on ZTE CorporationSubmitted
389Version 1Gallego (AZ)DemocratRequires reports on actions and payments made by the Department of Defense that financially benefit the President or members of his family Submitted
390Version 1Gallego (AZ), Guthrie (KY)Bi-PartisanAuthorizes a pilot program to increase private sector hiring of individuals who complete the United Services Military Apprenticeship ProgramSubmitted
459Version 1Garamendi (CA), Speier (CA)DemocratMoves the $950 M authorized for the two additional Littoral Combat Ships to Polar Icebreakers.Submitted
274Version 1Garrett (VA)RepublicanInserts "foreign" before "non-state propaganda" on page 683, line 15Made In Order
354Version 1Gohmert (TX)RepublicanAdds an affirmative defense to crimes of violence while deployed to a combat theatre of operations if the accused reasonably believed that such acts would protect the accused or a fellow member of the armed forces from subversive enemy activity.Submitted
356Version 1Gohmert (TX)RepublicanRequires the SECDEF in coordination with the Secretary of State to submit a report that contains an assessment of the threats posed to the United States by the Muslim Brotherhood. Made In Order
357Version 1Gohmert (TX)RepublicanRemoves the mandatory life sentence for pre-meditated murder under the Uniform Code of Military Justice. Submitted
359Version 1Gohmert (TX)RepublicanAffirms the purpose and role of the military chaplancies. Made In Order
360Version 1Gohmert (TX)RepublicanRequires that a court of competent jurisdiction find a veteran mentally defective for purposes of reporting to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System under subsection (d)(4) or (g)(4) of section 922 of title 18. Submitted
276Version 1Gomez, Jimmy (CA)DemocratProhibits the removal or detention of members of the armed forces who enlisted under the MAVNI program.Submitted
277Version 2Gomez, Jimmy (CA)DemocratRevised Expresses a sense of Congress that there will be no reduction in the number of U.S. troops on the Korean peninsula until North Korea achieves complete, verifiable, irreversible denuclearization (CVID) and North Korea ceases all hostilities against South Korea Submitted
278Version 1Gomez, Jimmy (CA)DemocratRaises the minimum wage standard for full-time or 3/4-time students within the Federal Work Study program under the GI Bill.Submitted
279Version 1Gomez, Jimmy (CA)DemocratWithdrawn Requires the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) to provide Congress with a report on efforts by foreign governments, or other foreign entities, to bribe or influence the President, Vice President, or other family members.Withdrawn
379Version 1Gomez, Jimmy (CA)DemocratAutomatically renew delayed entry/training status for service members enlisted on MAVNI waiting for security clearance Submitted
111Version 1Gonzalez, Vicente (TX)DemocratRequires the Secretary of the Army, Air Force, and Navy to encourage high schools with U.S. Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps to include cyber security educational programs and awareness in the curriculum. This includes lessons on cyber defense, risks of cybersecurity vulnerabilities in the military, and pursuing studies and careers in cybersecurity and related fields within defense.Made In Order
462Version 1Gonzalez, Vicente (TX)DemocratDirects the Department of Defense to reopen all previously closed USCIS posts located on Federal military installations. Submitted
464Version 1Gonzalez, Vicente (TX)DemocratRepatriates, naturalizes, and reinstates benefits for veterans of the United States Armed Forces who, after serving honorably and given honorable discharge, and having clean records prior to service, were deported. Excludes veterans convicted of violent crimes to include: voluntary manslaughter, murder, rape, sexual abuse of a minor, or any offense under chapter 113B of title 18, United States Code (relating to terrorism); and does not include individuals who have been determined to be a child abuser or a pedophile.Submitted
176Version 2González-Colón (PR)RepublicanRevised Requires the Department of Defense to study and report on how the TriCare program for health care for active military and retired-veteran family members is applied in Puerto Rico, and the feasibility of having the TriCare Prime benefit apply to residents therein on the same basis as for residents in the mainland states. Indicates subjects the study should include.Made In Order
128Version 1Goodlatte (VA)RepublicanUpdates the privacy protections for electronic communications information that is stored by third-party service providers in order to protect consumer privacy interests while meeting law enforcement needs.Submitted
499Version 1Gosar (AZ), King, Steve (IA), LaMalfa (CA), Meadows (NC), Duncan (SC), Harris (MD), Rohrabacher (CA), Palazzo (MS), Black (TN), Brat (VA), Buck (CO), Cramer, Kevin (ND), Grothman (WI), Lamborn (CO), Marino (PA), McClintock (CA), Smith, Jason (MO), Budd (NC), Hunter (CA), Gibbs (OH), Blackburn (TN), Lesko, Debbie (AZ)RepublicanLate Authorizes the Army to build a southern border wall on certain federal lands. Submitted
501Version 1Gosar (AZ)RepublicanLate Requires National Cancer Institute and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to perform an assessment to determine if certain individuals exposed to nuclear fallout from atmospheric nuclear testing by the federal government at the Nevada Test Site contracted certain cancers as a result of that testing and should be eligible for the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act. Made In Order
503Version 1Gosar (AZ)RepublicanLate Ensures that government contractors covered by the bill will receive the fair wages they deserve while promoting transparency, accuracy, and responsible use of taxpayer dollars.Submitted
504Version 2Gosar (AZ), McSally (AZ), Gallego (AZ), Biggs (AZ), Sinema (AZ), Rosen (NV), Grijalva (AZ), Kihuen (NV), O'Halleran (AZ)Bi-PartisanLate Revised Ensures that Downwinders exposed to nuclear fallout from atmospheric nuclear testing by the federal government at the Nevada Test Site are eligible for the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act. The revision to this amendment includes an offset that improves government oversight and efficiencies in relation to real property.Submitted
350Version 2Gottheimer (NJ)DemocratRevised Expresses the sense of Congress that the Cooperative Threat Reduction Program was established to combat various types of proliferation, and directs the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of State to send Congress recommendations to improve the program.Submitted
351Version 1Gottheimer (NJ)DemocratProhibits the use of funds to transfer detainees from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to Lebanon, Pakistan, or Palestinian territories.Submitted
352Version 1Gottheimer (NJ), Deutch (FL), Schneider (IL)DemocratAdds a remembrance of the Holocaust as part of the program to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of WWII, and directs the Secretary of Defense to consult with the Director of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.Made In Order
280Version 2Graves, Garret (LA)RepublicanRevised Allows the National Guard to be reimbursed in a timely manner in response to an emergency declared under the Stafford Act.Made In Order
281Version 1Graves, Garret (LA)RepublicanRequires a report regarding the management of military commissaries and exchanges. Made In Order
491Version 1Graves, Garret (LA)RepublicanGives the Secretary of the respective branch of the military the ability to award the Vietnam Service Medal to participants of Operation End Sweep.Made In Order
527Version 1Graves, Garret (LA)RepublicanLate Exempts an individual acquisition for commercial leasing services from enhanced competition requirements for the purchase of property and services by executive agencies if such individual acquisition is made on a no cost basis and pursuant to a multiple award contract in accordance with requirements for full and open competition. The Government Accountability Office must conduct biennial audits of the GSA National Broker Contract, conduct a review of the application of enhanced competition requirements, and report on such audits and reviews. Made In Order
25Version 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
376Version 1Grijalva (AZ), Tsongas (MA), McEachin (VA), Speier (CA), Polis (CO), Brown (MD)DemocratStrikes Secs. 313 and 314 from Subtitle B--Energy and Environment.Submitted
275Version 1Guthrie (KY)RepublicanAuthorizes the Secretary of the Army to continue to provide for the production, treatment, management, and use of natural gas located under Fort Knox, Kentucky.Made In Order
71Version 1Hanabusa (HI)DemocratClarifies command and control relationship as it relates to surface force readiness.Submitted
46Version 1Harper (MS), Brady, Robert (PA)Bi-PartisanClarifies the Wounded Warrior Medical Leave Act of 2015 applies to the legislative branch.Submitted
73Version 1Hartzler (MO), Conaway (TX), Gallagher (WI), Ruppersberger (MD), Schiff (CA), Speier (CA), Moulton (MA), Jones (NC)Bi-PartisanProhibits federal agencies from procuring certain Chinese-made video surveillance equipment or services. Made In Order
74Version 2Hartzler (MO), Garamendi (CA), Hanabusa (HI), Rosen (NV), Scott, Austin (GA)Bi-PartisanRevised Expands DOD's authority to interdict drones to include mobility airlift bases. Made In Order
96Version 2Hastings, Alcee (FL)DemocratRevised Directs the Secretary of Defense to report to Congress on military installations that have been available for disaster recovery over the past 10 fiscal years, and installations assessed to be available for fast response in the futureMade In Order
98Version 2Hastings, Alcee (FL)DemocratRevised Directs the Secretary of State and the Director of USAID to consult with the Secretary of Defense to establish protocols for the purpose of advising, training, and assisting indigenous partners in the rescue, caring for, and relocation of captives of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), including the safe relocation of internally displaced persons (IDPs)Submitted
564Version 2Hastings, Alcee (FL)DemocratLate Revised Authorizes the Secretary of Defense to establish a joint Military Transition Outreach Pilot Program for contacting service-members within 30-90 days post-separation and/or retirement from active duty.Made In Order
129Version 1Heck, Denny (WA)DemocratRequires the Department of Defense to publish certain information regarding the housing market around major infrastructure to better inform servicemembers on the use of their Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH). It also calls for a Government Accountability Report on the data gathering used to set BAH rates. Made In Order
130Version 1Heck, Denny (WA)DemocratAmends the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to permit an individual to provide to a creditor as proof of military service, in order to qualify for the active service interest rate limitation, a certified letter from a commanding officer or any other appropriate indicator of military service. A creditor may use information from the Defense Manpower Database Center indicating that the individual is on active duty.Made In Order
131Version 2Heck, Denny (WA)DemocratRevised Increases the amount authorized for the Readiness and Environmental Protection Integration (REPI) program operated by the Office of the Secretary of Defense. It decreases procurement of the Navy LCS mission module by a corresponding amount. Submitted
161Version 1Hice, Jody (GA)RepublicanReforms the pensions and allowances provided to former Presidents and surviving spouses.Made In Order
319Version 1Hudson (NC), Castor (FL)Bi-PartisanRequires a report from the SECDEF examining the current process for awarding Imminent Danger Pay and Hostile Fire Pay for members of the Armed Forces. Made In Order
163Version 1Hunter (CA)RepublicanBans certain Chinese telecommunications equipment until the president can certify that the equipment does not contain illegally obtained technology and that it was not produced by a company with ties to the Chinese military or intelligence services. Submitted
197Version 1Hunter (CA)RepublicanRestructures services members' Group Life Insurance.Submitted
337Version 2Hunter (CA), Garamendi (CA)Bi-PartisanRevised Contains the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2017, which supports and strengthens the United States Coast Guard in its critical missions to save lives, safeguard our shores, protect living marine resources, and facilitate a modern 21st century maritime transportation system. Made In Order
483Version 2Hunter (CA)RepublicanRevised Directs a report on the military installations within Djibouti Made In Order
487Version 1Hunter (CA)RepublicanWithdrawn Creates a scholarship program for special needs children of DoD members. Withdrawn
178Version 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.Made In Order
179Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratDirects the Secretary of Defense to develop plans for early detection, mitigation, and defense against state sponsored cyberattacks targeting federal public election assets, election administrators, election workers, or voter engagement efforts. Submitted
180Version 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 voters. Submitted
181Version 2Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratRevised Establishes 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
182Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratDirects Secretary of Navy to submit report to Congress on the feasibility of applying desalinization technologies to provide drought relief in areas impacted by sharp declines in water availability for both military as well as civilian purposes.Made In Order
183Version 2Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratRevised Directs the Secretary of Defense to brief Congress on current DoD plans, authorities, and resources to assist relief organizations in delivery of humanitarian assistance efforts in South Sudan and engage with South Sudan’s military to reduce conflict.Submitted
184Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratCondemns the actions of Boko Haram and directs that the Secretary of Defense submit a report on efforts to combat Boko Haram.Made In Order
185Version 2Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratRevised Directs that the Secretary of Defense shall provide a briefing to Congress on the extent to which Nigeria maintains a centralized missing persons database and provides compensation to victims.Submitted
186Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratRequires a report on the readiness of the National Guard and Reserve to respond to natural disasters.Made In Order
187Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratProvides a report 220 days after enactment on the DoD’s capacity to provide survivors of natural disasters with emergency short term housing.Made In Order
188Version 2Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratRevised Directs that the Secretary of DoD 240 days from enactment will provide a report on the risks posed by man-made space debris in low-earth orbit, including recommendations on remediation of such risks, and outlines of plans to reduce the incident of space debris.Made In Order
189Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratSeeks a report on the feasibility of the DoD developing a cybersecurity apprentice program that provides on the job training for certain cybersecurity positions and in support of acquisition of cybersecurity certifications. Made In Order
190Version 2Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratRevised Seeks a report 180 days following enactment from the Secretary of DoD, which will include the Coast Guard, on the rate of maternity mortality rate among members of the Armed Forces and the dependents of such members.Made In Order
192Version 2Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratRevised Seeks to determine the DoD’s capabilities and capacity to respond to disasters as it relates to multiple disasters occurring simultaneously; a review of DoD disaster response over the past 5 years; and a projection of the department’s ability to respond to disasters and maintain mission readiness.Submitted
193Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratAssures that a report already required by the bill on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning will also provide information on the “Opportunities and Risks” related to advances in the area of AI and its sub discipline of machine learning. The report shall have a classified section.Made In Order
194Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratStates that as the Secretary of DoD works to engage Small Businesses under this provision of the bill that a focus on outreach and engagement of minority and women owned businesses will be maintained.Submitted
195Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratWithdrawn Provides for a report 120 days following enactment on innovations, advances, opportunities and risks relating to artificial intelligence from a domestic and international perspective. Withdrawn
381Version 2Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratRevised Provides information on the security threats posed by achieving stable quantum computing capability.Made In Order
383Version 2Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratRevised Provides authorization for $10 million increase in funding for increased collaboration with NIH to combat Triple Negative Breast Cancer. Submitted
385Version 2Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratRevised Provides authorization for $2.5 million increase in funding to combat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Submitted
563Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratLate Amendment directs Secretary of Defense to develop effective countermeasures for cyber weapons developed for offensive purposes.Submitted
573Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratLate Seeks an assessment, from the Secretary of Defense, of the strategies that may be used to reduce the security threat posed by active shooter incidents at public elementary schools and secondary schools located on the grounds of Federal military installations.Made In Order
454Version 1Jayapal (WA), Smith, Adam (WA), Lee, Barbara (CA)DemocratStrikes section 1022 of the FY2012 NDAA and amends Section 1021 of same Act to eliminate indefinite military detention of any person detained under AUMF authority in US, territories or possessions by providing immediate transfer to trial and proceedings by a court established under Article III of the Constitution of the United states or by an appropriate State court.Submitted
455Version 1Jayapal (WA), Pocan (WI)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.Submitted
456Version 1Jayapal (WA), Pocan (WI)DemocratProhibits the use of funds for participating in air or ground efforts led by Saudi Arabia or the United Arab Emirates against Houthis forces in Yemen until Yemen’s Hodeida port is certified by the Secretary of Defense as completely open to aid and commercial flow of food, fuel, and medicine.Submitted
530Version 1Jayapal (WA), Johnson, Hank (GA)DemocratLate Restricts the transfer of certain Department of Defense weapons and vehicles to law enforcement under the 1033 program. Submitted
502Version 2Johnson, Hank (GA), Ellison (MN)DemocratLate Revised Directs the Secretary of Defense to submit to the congressional defense committees a report on the state of Honduran cooperation with the United States military.Submitted
549Version 1Johnson, Sam (TX)RepublicanLate Commissions a study to ascertain the impact of Medicare premiums on veterans on Social Security Disability Insurance returning to work. Made In Order
9Version 1Jones (NC)RepublicanRenames the Department of the Navy to the Department of the Navy and Marine Corps.Made In Order
10Version 1Jones (NC)RepublicanIf the Secretary of Defense determines that appropriate educational programs are not available through a local educational agency for dependents of retirees residing on a military installation in the United States, the Secretary may enter into arrangements to provide for the elementary or secondary education of the dependents of such retirees.Made In Order
11Version 1Jones (NC), Moulton (MA)Bi-PartisanCreates a study on earning by special operations, and forces medics of credits towards a physician assistant degree. Made In Order
391Version 1Keating (MA)DemocratAuthorizes the Secretary of Defense to use Defense Health Program funds for testing ticks for an increased number of tick-borne diseases.Submitted
393Version 1Keating (MA), Poe (TX), Frankel (FL)Bi-PartisanAuthorizes funds to provide training on gender perspectives for the Combatant Commands, Joint Staff, and the Office of the Secretary of Defense.Submitted
394Version 1Keating (MA), Poe (TX), Frankel (FL)Bi-PartisanIncludes promotion of the integration of gender perspectives and the meaningful participation of women in Department of Defense capacity building programs. Submitted
396Version 1Keating (MA), Poe (TX), Frankel (FL)Bi-PartisanRequires the Secretary of Defense to collect sex-disaggregated data for security assistance and other programs.Submitted
398Version 1Keating (MA), Poe (TX), Frankel (FL)Bi-PartisanRequires women, peace, and security trainings at the war colleges. Submitted
400Version 1Keating (MA), Poe (TX)Bi-PartisanRevised Requires the Secretary of the Department of Defense to develop and implement a strategy for removing unexploded ordnance in Syria and Iraq.Submitted
403Version 1Keating (MA), Cook (CA)Bi-PartisanAllows civilians employed by a combat support agency to terminate residential or motor vehicle leases and telephone service contracts if they deploy to a combat zone for at least 120 days.Submitted
159Version 1Kelly, Trent (MS), Walz (MN), Bacon (NE)Bi-PartisanRemoves the prohibition on eligibility for TRICARE Reserve Select insurance coverage for service members who serve as both military reservists and federal employees.Submitted
160Version 1Kelly, Trent (MS), Abraham (LA), Jones (NC)RepublicanWithdrawn Strikes section 506 and section 511 of Rules Committee Print 115-70 on dual-status military technicians and Title-5 civilian conversions. Withdrawn
543Version 1Kelly (PA)RepublicanLate Prohibits funds from being used to implement the UN Arms Trade Treaty unless the Senate approves a resolution of ratification for the Treaty and implementing legislation for the Treaty has been enacted into law.Made In Order
544Version 1Kelly (PA)RepublicanLate Cancels the transfer of background check operations from the National Background Investigations Bureau (NBIB) to the Department of Defense (DOD). Submitted
121Version 1Kennedy (MA)DemocratEstablishes the National Russian Threat Response Center within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence to synchronize and analyze information pertaining to Russia from across the intelligence community, diplomatic channels, and law enforcement agencies. Submitted
323Version 2Khanna (CA), Lee, Barbara (CA)DemocratRevised Requires the Secretary of Defense to report on the impact of the Civil War in Yemen on the growth of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria and Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula Submitted
325Version 1Khanna (CA), Jones (NC)Bi-PartisanPrevents refueling of non-United States military aircraft for missions conducted against the Houthi in Yemen.Submitted
326Version 1Khanna (CA)DemocratPrevents immigrant children from being held or housed on military bases or military personnel from participating in such efforts.Submitted
327Version 3Khanna (CA)DemocratRevised Requires a study on the various neo-Nazi and ultra-nationalist individuals who are part of military units, police forces, militias, and gangs active in Ukraine.Submitted
329Version 1Khanna (CA)DemocratEnsures nothing in this Act shall be construed as authorizing the use of force against North Korea.Made In Order
338Version 1Khanna (CA), Lee, Barbara (CA)DemocratRequires Secretary Defense to conduct an investigation to determine if coalition partners or United States military or intelligence personnel violated federal law or department of defense policy while conducting operations in YemenMade In Order
517Version 2Kildee (MI), Bergman (MI), Fitzpatrick (PA), Boyle (PA), Huizenga (MI), Dingell (MI), Upton (MI)Bi-PartisanLate Revised States that in the absence of federal standards, the DOD must abide by state drinking-, ground-, and surface water standards for PFAS chemicalsSubmitted
558Version 1Kilmer (WA), O'Halleran (AZ), Rosen (NV), Shea-Porter (NH)DemocratLate Supports state-led efforts to enhance cybersecurity by establishing a 5-year pilot program of National Guard cyber civil support teams in 10 states.Submitted
559Version 1Kilmer (WA)DemocratImproves the process by which the Department of Defense engages in government-to-government consultation with federally recognized tribes whose treaty rights may be impacted by military construction projects.Submitted
92Version 1King, Steve (IA)RepublicanEnsures no funds authorized go to the enforcement of Davis-BaconMade In Order
93Version 1King, Steve (IA)RepublicanEnsures no funds authorized under the NDAA go to enforcing Executive Order No. 13672 of July 21, 2014. This would protect the freedom of conscience for federal contractors. Submitted
94Version 1King, Steve (IA)RepublicanEnsures no funds authorized under the NDAA go to enforcing transgender sensitivity training.Submitted
95Version 1King, Steve (IA)RepublicanEnsures no funds authorized under the NDAA go to carrying out the memorandum of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense Integration and Defense Support of Civil Authorities entitled ‘‘Memorandum for Secretaries of the Military Departments Director, Joint Staff’’ and dated November 25, 2015. This memo would require the military to provide housing to unaccompanied alien minors.Submitted
123Version 1King, Steve (IA), Gosar (AZ)RepublicanEnsures no funds authorized under the NDAA go to enlisting individuals who are DACA recipients.Submitted
570Version 1King, Steve (IA)RepublicanLate Expresses the Sense of Congress that no funds may be used to provide military aid or any other material aid to any organization that supports Islamism. Submitted
571Version 1King, Steve (IA)RepublicanLate States the sense of Congress that the Government of Turkey has not fulfilled its obligations as a NATO Member and has not acted as an ally of the US;Submitted
386Version 2Kinzinger (IL), Hultgren (IL), Kelly, Robin (IL), Rush (IL), Foster (IL)Bi-PartisanRevised Extends lifespan of waste disposal site use by US Army.Made In Order
137Version 1Krishnamoorthi (IL)DemocratRequires DoD to report how many underemployed reserve members in an employment program are in a field that matches their skills and trainingMade In Order
138Version 3Krishnamoorthi (IL)DemocratRevised Requires a National Intelligence Estimate of the political and military intentions of RussiaSubmitted
139Version 1Krishnamoorthi (IL)DemocratProhibits DoD from enforcing an NDA against any DoD employee in contravention of federal whistleblower protectionsSubmitted
140Version 1Krishnamoorthi (IL)DemocratRequires DoD employees to report to OGR, HSGAC, and OGE any time they seek ethics guidance on financial conflict of interest, and the results of that guidanceSubmitted
141Version 1Krishnamoorthi (IL)DemocratExpands the small business strategy to include identifying regulations that stand in the way of small businesses competing for and attaining contracts with DoDSubmitted
142Version 1Krishnamoorthi (IL)Democratrequires DoD to report on any skills gap or skills mismatch within the defense-industrial baseSubmitted
143Version 1Krishnamoorthi (IL), Swalwell (CA), Thompson, Glenn (PA)Bi-PartisanAdds "career exploration" to the strategies used to expose elementary and secondary school students to cyber courseworkSubmitted
144Version 1Krishnamoorthi (IL)DemocratExpands the Additive Manufacturing Centers of Excellence program to include On-the-job trainingMade In Order
145Version 1Krishnamoorthi (IL)DemocratRequires DoD to report on the steps taken to prevent and treat opioid use among DoD dependents, including counseling, data sharing, and intervention strategiesMade In Order
146Version 1Krishnamoorthi (IL)DemocratRequires DoD to report on how the ongoing opioid crisis is affecting recruitment of personnelSubmitted
147Version 1Krishnamoorthi (IL)DemocratAdds contracting preference for companies that offer on-site childcareSubmitted
408Version 1Krishnamoorthi (IL)DemocratRequires DoD to study and report on the ability of our domestic R&D capabilities (private sector and academia) compared to potential global adversariesSubmitted
525Version 1Krishnamoorthi (IL), Barr (KY)Bi-PartisanLate Requires DoD to study the effects of the anesthetic shortage on military healthcare and propose methods for mitigating any harm arising as a result of this shortageMade In Order
446Version 2Kuster, Ann (NH)DemocratRevised Requires SECDEF to submit a report to Congress within 90 days of passage detailing corrective actions taken based on IOT&E Report on MHS Genesis prior to its fielding beyond initial facilities. Made In Order
448Version 1Kuster, Ann (NH)DemocratRequires health 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
467Version 1Kuster, Ann (NH)DemocratRequires the Secretary of Defense to provide the Department of Veterans Affairs a report detailing “lessons learned” in fielding and resolving issues found during IOT&E of MHS Genesis.Made In Order
569Version 2LaMalfa (CA)RepublicanLate Revised Extends the existing sunset provision currently set to expire on October 1st, 2019 to October 1st, 2020. The extension would further prohibit funds from being used by the U.S. Air Force for the removal of the Over-the-Horizon-Backscatter Radar (OTHB) station located in Modoc County, CA. Made In Order
34Version 2Lance (NJ)RepublicanRevised Expresses sense of Congress that congressional sanctions were crucial to getting North Korea to the negotiating table and if any denuclearization deal is to be effective and lasting, Congress should have some input.Submitted
61Version 1Lance (NJ), Pascrell (NJ)Bi-PartisanRequires each military department to carry out a program for awarding medals and other commendations to the military working dogs and/or their handlers.Made In Order
315Version 1Langevin (RI)DemocratRecognizes the importance of Department of State political advisors (POLADs) to the Department of Defense.Made In Order
316Version 1Langevin (RI)DemocratStrikes Section 874 entitled “transfer or possession of defense items for national defense purposes.”Submitted
318Version 1Langevin (RI)DemocratRequires an annual report for no more than five years regarding buildings and facilities subject to exceptions to accessibility standards.Made In Order
320Version 1Langevin (RI), Stefanik (NY)Bi-PartisanIncreases funding by $3 million to be used for divertor test tokamak research and development.Made In Order
355Version 1Larsen, Rick (WA)DemocratAmends the Internal Revenue Code to treat annuity payments to a surviving child of an eligible participant under the military's Survivor Benefit Plan as the earned income of such child, for purposes of exempting such payments from the alternative minimum tax (AMT).Submitted
27Version 1Lawrence (MI)DemocratRequires each component of the Armed Forces to examine successful strategies in use by foreign military services to recruit and retain women and to consider potential best practices for implementation of recruitment and retention of women in the Armed Forces, as recommended by the Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services.Submitted
28Version 1Lawrence (MI)DemocratRequires the Secretary of Defense to share lessons learned and best practices on progress of gender integration implementation in the Armed Forces.Made In Order
29Version 1Lawrence (MI)DemocratStates that SECDEF shall review and enhance the content of current transition assistance programs to better meet the unique needs of servicewomen transitioning out of the Armed ForcesSubmitted
199Version 1Lawrence (MI)DemocratRequires that the strategy ensure sufficient data is collected to analyze the small business industrial base.Submitted
200Version 1Lawrence (MI)DemocratRequires DoD to identify points of entry into the defense market and ensure that small business concerns have access to program managers. Submitted
201Version 1Lawrence (MI)DemocratEmpowers the Small Business Administration, Department of Defense and other participating agencies to coordinate on efforts to increase outreach and awards under the SBIR and STTR programs to small business concerns owned and controlled by women and socially and economically disadvantaged small business concerns. Adds this intent to the SBA’s enumerated duties under SBIR and STTR.Submitted
361Version 1Lawson (FL)DemocratAuthorizes $50 million to a public 1890 institution for the Secretary of Defense to create a Center of Excellence for Morale, Welfare, and Recreation and gives preference to a partnership between a public 1890 institution and a public Hispanic-serving institution.Submitted
363Version 1Lawson (FL)DemocratAuthorizes $50 million to a public 1890 institution for the Secretary of Defense to create a Center of Excellence for countering opioid and other drug addiction and gives preference to a partnership between a public 1890 institution and a public Hispanic-serving institution.Submitted
364Version 1Lawson (FL)DemocratAuthorizes $50 million to a public 1890 institution for the Secretary of Defense to create a Center of Excellence on the Space Force and gives preference to a partnership between a public 1890 institution and a public Hispanic-serving institution.Submitted
365Version 2Lawson (FL)DemocratRevised Requires a report on establishing a second homeport for aircraft carriers on the east coast of the United States.Submitted
425Version 1Lawson (FL)DemocratRequires the head of all agencies that have SBIR programs to implement a Commercialization Assistance Pilot Program, if not currently operating such a similar program, within one year of passage of this provision for the purpose of increasing commercialization of SBIR research by the use of sequential Phase II awards that require a match of outside funding.Made In Order
223Version 1Lee, Barbara (CA), Welch (VT), Jones (NC), Lieu (CA)Bi-PartisanReports on the legal authority to conduct military strikes against Syria Submitted
224Version 1Lee, Barbara (CA)DemocratProhibits use of funds to be used to overthrow the Government of North KoreaSubmitted
225Version 2Lee, Barbara (CA), Lewis, Jason (MN), Norman (SC), Welch (VT), Jones (NC)Bi-PartisanRevised Instructs the Comptroller General of the United States to submit to Congress a report on how funds authorized for overseas contingency operations were obligated. Made In Order
226Version 1Lee, Barbara (CA)DemocratLimits defense contractor pay and requires a report on the number of employees on contractor compensation Submitted
227Version 1Lee, Barbara (CA), Jones (NC), Ellison (MN), Welch (VT)Bi-PartisanRepeals the 2001 AUMF after 240 days of enactment of this act.Submitted
228Version 1Lee, Barbara (CA), Jones (NC), Ellison (MN), Welch (VT), Amash (MI)Bi-PartisanRepeals the 2002 AUMF after 240 days of enactment of this act.Submitted
229Version 1Lee, Barbara (CA), Welch (VT)DemocratStates that nothing in this Act may be construed as authorizing the use of force against North Korea.Made In Order
230Version 1Lee, Barbara (CA), Lewis, Jason (MN), Welch (VT), Jones (NC)Bi-PartisanReduces the Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) by $9,000,000,000Submitted
231Version 1Lee, Barbara (CA), Jones (NC)Bi-PartisanRequires a report from the Secretary of Defense on the progress made under the United States-Afghan Compact Made In Order
414Version 1Lee, Barbara (CA)DemocratProhibits use of funds to be used to overthrow the Government of IranSubmitted
431Version 1Lee, Barbara (CA), Norton (DC), Veasey (TX)DemocratWithdrawn Strikes authorizing language in support of military parade and inserts prohibition on use of funds for such parade Withdrawn
505Version 1Lewis, Jason (MN)Republicant requested in the President’s Budget Request be fully authorized in the NDAA before funds can be appropriated on them, it also establishes a waiver process for this requirement. Submitted
366Version 2Lieu (CA)DemocratRevised Requires a report by the Secretaries of State and Defense on foreign interference in Libya, including actions that violate the United Nations arms embargo, undermine U.S. interests or promote the presence of U.S. adversaries in Libya.Made In Order
367Version 2Lieu (CA), Yoho (FL)Bi-PartisanRevised Requires the Secretary of Defense to certify that the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen is not supporting radical Salafi militias and is providing the U.S. Government with battle damage assessments of airstrikes in Yemen for which the U.S. provided refueling. Failure to certify results in a prohibition on U.S. refueling services to the coalition.Submitted
368Version 1Lieu (CA), Stefanik (NY)Bi-PartisanRequires an assessment from the Director of National Intelligence on the national security implications of the President reducing penalties on the Chinese technology manufacturer ZTE.Submitted
369Version 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
371Version 1Lieu (CA)DemocratRequires a public report on all Department of Defense expenditures to support POTUS visits to entities owned or significantly controlled by the President or a member of his immediate family.Submitted
373Version 1Lieu (CA)DemocratMoves $65 million to deficit reduction from the W76-2 warhead modification program.Submitted
378Version 1Lieu (CA)DemocratAmends the Arms Export Control Act to bring the House’s procedures for consideration of Resolutions of Disapproval of specific foreign military sales in line with Senate procedures. Submitted
7Version 2Lipinski (IL), Roskam (IL), Hultgren (IL), Gonzalez, Vicente (TX)Bi-PartisanRevised Requires an annual report from the Secretary of State and the Director of National Intelligence describing Iranian expenditures on military and terrorist activities outside the country. This report must be submitted annually until such time as the Secretary of State determines Iran no longer provides support for terrorism.Made In Order
30Version 1Lipinski (IL)DemocratExpands the cross-government Innovation Corps (I-Corps) program, which provides scientists and engineers with entrepreneurial education to help them commercialize their innovations. Directs the National Science Foundation to create new curriculum for use by all Agencies, to meet demonstrated business needs, and expands eligibility for participation.Submitted
240Version 3Lipinski (IL), Stefanik (NY), Faso (NY)Bi-PartisanRevised Creates federal prize competitions addressing five clean energy and climate solutions challenges important to national preparedness and security: carbon capture, energy efficiency, energy storage, climate resiliency, and data analytics to better understand weather or climate. Encourages public-private partnerships, market-ready solutions, and US-based manufacturing.Submitted
241Version 1Lipinski (IL)DemocratDirects the creation of a pilot program to provide eligible veterans with the opportunity to enroll in certification programs in computer numerically controlled machining. This will aid military members as they plan their transition to civilian life.Submitted
242Version 1Lipinski (IL), Jones (NC), Cramer, Kevin (ND)Bi-PartisanGrants Purple Heart recipients, disabled veterans, Medal of Honor recipients, and their caregivers access to Department of Defense commissaries and Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) facilities. Made In Order
243Version 2Lipinski (IL)DemocratRevised Directs the Secretary of the Army to comply with GAO recommendations regarding armored commercial passenger-carrying vehicles in report GAO-17-513. Directs the Department of Defense to provide a briefing on the implementation of the Department of Defense Instruction O-2000.16 Volume 1.Made In Order
244Version 1Lipinski (IL)DemocratEnables veterans to use educational assistance benefits in pursuit of apprenticeship programs. This will aid military members as they plan their transition to civilian life.Submitted
410Version 1Loebsack (IA), Jones (NC), Bustos (IL)Bi-PartisanRequires the Secretary of Defense to perform an assessment of the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, as well as Maintenance and Manufacturing (STEM) workforce for organizations within the DOD, identify the types and quantities of STEM jobs needed to support future mission work, and identify a plan of action to address the STEM jobs gap.Made In Order
198Version 1Lowenthal (CA)DemocratRequires 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.Submitted
165Version 1Lujan (NM), Lujan Grisham (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
166Version 1Lujan (NM), O'Halleran (AZ), Lujan Grisham (NM)DemocratAdds the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendments of 2017.Submitted
168Version 1Lujan (NM)DemocratAuthorizes the President to seek to maintain and strengthen the United Nations procurement channel for dual-use goods being sold to Iran through the provision of technical assistance to other countries to strengthen export controls and stop the illicit transfer of dual-use goods to Iran. Expresses the sense of Congress that the United States should remain engaged with the UN procurement channel and leverage the expertise of the National Nuclear Security Administration, acting through the United States’ national laboratories. Submitted
169Version 1Lujan (NM), Lujan Grisham (NM)DemocratExpresses the sense of Congress that the Secretary of the Navy should designate the next nuclear-powered submarine of the Navy the "U.S.S. Los Alamos".Submitted
170Version 1Lujan (NM)DemocratWithdrawn Requires the Comptroller General of the United States to conduct a review of NNSA's implementation of the recommendation contained in its Pu Pit Production Engineering Assessment and the Workforce Analysis to Support Future Pit Production.Withdrawn
171Version 2Lujan (NM)DemocratRevised Creates a manufacturing engineering education program to provide advanced manufacturing training to support the missions for the DOE National Security Laboratories and the NNSA sites Made In Order
172Version 2Lujan (NM), Lujan Grisham (NM), Pearce (NM)Bi-PartisanRevised Requires the  Secretary of Defense to select and contract with an independent Federally Funded Research and Development Center to review, assess and prepare a report on NNSA’s strategy for the recapitalization of plutonium science and production capabilities.  It also requires Secretary of Energy to provide briefings on this strategy, and requires the Nuclear Weapons Council to provide annual certifications related to this effort. Made In Order
295Version 3Lujan (NM)DemocratRevised Instructs the Secretary of Defense to facilitate a multiyear entrepreneurial fellowship program which places fellows in National Laboratories with access to research facilities and lab expertise.Submitted
340Version 2Lujan Grisham (NM), Lujan (NM)DemocratRevised Authorizes the Air Force Research Lab to create an open campus initiative modeled after the Army Research Lab’s program, which fosters innovation and provides for rapid transition of technologies into products by entrepreneurs. Made In Order
342Version 2Lujan Grisham (NM), Lujan (NM)DemocratRevised Authorizes entrepreneurial sabbatical programs across all the defense laboratories and allows researchers to take an unpaid sabbatical to work for a private sector firm in order to build their research for commercial purposes.Made In Order
343Version 1Lujan Grisham (NM)DemocratProvides compensation and credit for retired pay purposes for maternity leave taken by members of the reserve components.Made In Order
344Version 2Lujan Grisham (NM), Lujan (NM), Lipinski (IL)DemocratRevised Authorizes the Secretary to support national security innovation and entrepreneurial education programs for Department of Defense laboratory personnel. Made In Order
255Version 1Lynch (MA), Cummings (MD), Welch (VT)DemocratRequires the Secretary of Defense to rescind the decision to redact troop figures for Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria in the quarterly report on military and civilian personnel strength issued by the Defense Manpower Data Center. Also requires the Department of Defense, going forward, to publish these troop figures in the same report using the actual countries where troops are deployed rather than their permanently-assigned unit locations. Submitted
256Version 2Lynch (MA), Welch (VT)DemocratRevised Directs the Secretary of Defense to authorize and facilitate meaningful access to Congressional Delegations to Afghanistan, Iraq, Kuwait, and Syria. Submitted
257Version 1Lynch (MA), Cummings (MD), Welch (VT)DemocratRequires the Secretary of Defense to make publicly available all data pertaining to measures of performance of the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces that was publicly available before October 1, 2017 but has now been retroactively classified or otherwise redacted. Submitted
210Version 2Maloney, Sean (NY), Gallagher (WI)Bi-PartisanRevised Improves the ability of separating or retiring members of the Armed Forces to seek state veterans services by enabling them to elect to have their DD-214 shared with county veterans service officers.Made In Order
211Version 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
212Version 1Maloney, Sean (NY)DemocratExtends through 2019 Department of Veterans Affairs authority for the performance of medical disability evaluations by contract physicians.Submitted
213Version 1Maloney, Sean (NY)DemocratProvides recognition of the entire period service members in the Korean War spent as POWs for the receipt of combat pay. Submitted
297Version 1Marshall (KS)RepublicanProvides transparency to the U.S. Army’s military value analysis model which has been a key determinant to stationing analysis and decision making in recent years. Submitted
299Version 1Marshall (KS)RepublicanAuthorizes the Society of the First Infantry Division to make modifications to the First Division Monument located on Federal land in Presidential Park, District of Columbia. The future additions will honor the members of the First Infantry Division who paid the ultimate sacrifice during United States operations, including Operation Iraqi Freedom and New Dawn and Operation Enduring Freedom.Made In Order
164Version 2McCaul (TX), Bacon (NE), Castro (TX)Bi-PartisanRevised Amends Section 880 of the base bill, which prohibits all Federal agencies from buying from or contracting with covered companies. The amendment extends the prohibition to Federal grant money, and loans.Made In Order
546Version 1McClintock (CA)RepublicanLate Withdrawn Strikes the prohibition on a round of BRAC. Allows entities accepting closed bases to pay for environmental review and mitigation costs.Withdrawn
577Version 1McClintock (CA)RepublicanLate Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to retain fees for medical services provided in units of the National Park System.Made In Order
578Version 1McClintock (CA)RepublicanLate Implements improvements to NEPA reviews conducted by the Department of the Interior.Submitted
395Version 2McEachin (VA)DemocratRevised Requires that the Secretary of Defense report to Congress on the national security impacts of withdrawal from the Paris Agreement.Submitted
77Version 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
173Version 1McGovern (MA), Jones (NC), Lee, Barbara (CA), Garamendi (CA), Kildee (MI), Welch (VT)Bi-PartisanRequires Presidential determination and Congressional action to increase levels of U.S. Armed Forces deployed in Afghanistan after September 30, 2018. Submitted
422Version 1McKinley (WV)RepublicanInstitutes domestic sourcing requirements for dinner ware within the Department of Defense. Made In Order
515Version 2McMorris Rodgers (WA)RepublicanLate Revised States that each Secretary concerned may conduct a study on the feasibility of IGSA's for terms not exceeding 20 years.Made In Order
57Version 2McSally (AZ), McCaul (TX), Cook (CA), Jones (NC), Lamborn (CO)RepublicanRevised Codifies the main tenants of the current agreement between DoD and states that have deployed National Guard members in support of the southern border mission. Includes explicit authority for DHS Secretary to request support for border mission from SECDEF; specifies types of activities Guardsman may perform, including construction, surveillance, and UAS operations (while making clear that law enforcement activities are not authorized); requires SECDEF to notify DHS Sec. whether support will be reimbursed prior to deployment and grants SECDEF explicit authority to reimburse.Submitted
177Version 1McSally (AZ), Cramer, Kevin (ND)RepublicanGrants a waiver of time limitations so that the Distinguished-Service Cross can be awarded to Staff Sgt. Gallegos, a soldier from AZ who was killed in Afghanistan in 2009.Made In Order
576Version 1McSally (AZ)RepublicanLate Authorizes a land transfer for the purpose of relocating and extending a parallel runway at Tucson International Airport. Made In Order
113Version 2Meadows (NC), Bustos (IL), Loebsack (IA)Bi-PartisanRevised Promotes responsible leasing of DOD property by requiring the Secretary of Defense to direct the military departments to certify, prior to entering into a new lease, that there is not available DOD property which may be reconfigured to support the purpose of the proposed lease in a more cost effective manner; and, requires a breakout of annual rent plus other costs including parking costs for multiple assets associated with a single lease; and, requires GAO to submit a one-time report on the completeness of these requirements in updating the DOD’s Real Property Database (RPAD) by the DOD. Made In Order
470Version 1Meadows (NC)RepublicanWithdrawn Ensures that cargo restrictions under subsection (b) of 46 U.S. Code § 55305 would not apply to emergency assistance programs under title II of the Food for Peace Act.Withdrawn
494Version 2Meadows (NC)RepublicanRevised Requires the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of State to jointly certify and report to Congress that assistance to the Ministry of the Interior of Iraq under the Iraq Train and Equip Fund will not be disbursed to any group that is, or is known to be affiliated with, the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps – Quds Force or other state sponsor of terrorism.Made In Order
437Version 2Meeks (NY)DemocratRevised States sense of Congress that the 3 Seas Initiative could serve as a valuable counterweight to the Kremlin’s efforts to divide Europe and Chinese regional expansionism, particularly in the context of energy and infrastructure.Made In Order
480Version 1Meeks (NY)DemocratRequires a report from the Secretary of Treasury assessing the impact of the reimposition of United States sanctions regarding Iran on the global financial services sector and the ability of the United States to regulate financial transactions if foreign financial institutions and national governments take steps to avoid being subject to such United States sanctions.Submitted
83Version 1Meng (NY)DemocratRequires the Secretary of Defense to permit military parents flexible (non-continuous) maternity and parental leave.Made In Order
84Version 1Meng (NY)DemocratRequires the Secretary of Defense to develop and maintain a joint federal–state clearinghouse to provide information about the occupational license and credential information needed by military spouses.Submitted
85Version 1Meng (NY)DemocratPermits any member of the armed services who gives birth to be exempt from deployment for 12 months after such birth unless they request deployment. Current bill text only covers members who give birth while on active duty.Made In Order
86Version 1Meng (NY)DemocratRequires the Secretary of Defense to remove marriage stipulations from parental leave policies.Submitted
87Version 1Meng (NY)DemocratPermits the Secretary of Defense to develop a burn patient transfer system which includes military and civilian burn centers that could be used during mass casualty events.Made In Order
88Version 1Meng (NY)DemocratRequires the creation and use of exit surveys that will allow DOD to assess the reasons that attrition levels for women in the military are higher than for men at various career points. Made In Order
89Version 1Meng (NY), Rice, Kathleen (NY), Suozzi (NY), Crowley (NY), Jeffries (NY)DemocratAuthorizes the Jet Noise Reduction Program within the Office of Naval Research.Made In Order
90Version 1Meng (NY), Soto (FL)DemocratAdds oversight as a responsibility of the newly formed Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Policy and Oversight Council.Made In Order
51Version 1Mitchell (MI)RepublicanRequires a review of regulations relating to the acquisition of commercial products and services, promotes the use of interagency acquisitions, and improves the process for acquiring services based on hourly rates when using multiple award contracts.Made In Order
43Version 1Moore, Gwen (WI)DemocratWithdrawn Allows a registrant for selective service the option to indicate on the registration form their desire to be classified as a conscientious objector.Withdrawn
44Version 1Moore, Gwen (WI)DemocratExpresses the Sense of Congress about the need for the leadership of the National Capital Consortium Psychiatry Residency program to maintain a workplace free of racial, gender or other forms of discrimination or harassment. It would also require GAO to report on the number of such complaints received over the past five years and assess the program’s response to such complaints and efforts to prevent a hostile workplace environment for residents. Submitted
207Version 1Moore, Gwen (WI)DemocratRequests that DOD study the equitability of non-honorable discharges for military service members who are members of a protected class under title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964Submitted
220Version 2Moore, Gwen (WI)DemocratRevised Requires the Commission to study the Selective Service System and National and Public Service established by the FY 2017 NDAA to also examine the registration requirements for conscientious objectors and ways to strengthen options for public and national service and make recommendations on those matters. Submitted
62Version 1Moulton (MA), O'Rourke (TX)DemocratProhibits the Executive Office of the President from eliminating the position of Cybersecurity Coordinator on the National Security Council staff. Submitted
261Version 1Murphy, Stephanie (FL), Curbelo (FL), Wasserman Schultz (FL)Bi-PartisanRequires the Secretary of Defense, in coordination with the Secretary of State, to provide a report to the relevant congressional committees that assesses how instability in Venezuela affects U.S. national security interests and regional security and stability, and describes how U.S. Southern Command is postured to address the threats and challenges posed by Venezuela.Submitted
47Version 1Napolitano (CA), McKinley (WV)Bi-PartisanIncreases funding for the National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program by $30 million. This would match the program’s 2018 funding of $180 million.Submitted
48Version 1Napolitano (CA), McKinley (WV)Bi-PartisanRequires the Secretary of Defense to evaluate the pilot Jobs ChalleNGe Programs and submit a report of findings and recommendations 120 days after the end of the fiscal year.Made In Order
132Version 1Napolitano (CA), Calvert (CA)Bi-PartisanEnsures equipment and facilities of the United States, a state, a county or a local government may also be transferred to the National Guard for purpose of carrying out the National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program.Made In Order
488Version 1Newhouse (WA)RepublicanExtends the authorization for the Office of River Protection through 2024.Made In Order
397Version 2Nolan (MN)DemocratRevised Prohibits funding from the Counter-ISIS Train and Equip Fund to recipients that the Secretary of Defense has reported as having previously misused provided training or equipment.Submitted
399Version 1Nolan (MN)DemocratProhibits 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.Submitted
401Version 1Nolan (MN)DemocratExpresses 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
402Version 1Nolan (MN)DemocratStrikes the authorization of funds made available under the Overseas Contingency Operations account. (Title XV)Made In Order
548Version 2Nolan (MN)DemocratLate Revised Clarifies and makes certain specifications for the troop reporting requirement and the use of waivers.Made In Order
330Version 3Norman (SC)RepublicanRevised Requires the Office of Management and Budget to keep a separate accounts for overseas contingency operations and the accounts for the Department of Defense.Made In Order
331Version 1Norman (SC)RepublicanEnsures not later than 60 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to the congressional defense committees an updated version of the October 2017 report on ‘‘Department of Defense Infrastructure Capacity".Submitted
332Version 1Norman (SC), Blumenauer (OR), Lewis, Jason (MN), Lee, Barbara (CA), Schweikert (AZ)Bi-PartisanEnsures no later than 90 days after enactment, the Secretary of the Air Force shall publicly disclose the total dollar amount of any B-21 contracts.Submitted
555Version 1Norman (SC)RepublicanLate States that the Secretary of Defense shall include, with the Department of Defense budget, a report regarding the funding for product support strategies for major weapons systems.Made In Order
221Version 1Norton (DC)DemocratAuthorizes the Secretary of the Navy to enter into a land exchange in the vicinity of the Washington Navy Yard.Made In Order
537Version 1Norton (DC)DemocratLate Gives 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
528Version 1O'Halleran (AZ)DemocratLate Requires DOD to report to Congress the costs of travel on military aircraft provided to senior executive officials, excluding required use travel. Submitted
534Version 2O'Halleran (AZ)DemocratLate Revised Requires DOD to implement a 7-day first-fill limit on opioid prescriptions, with exceptions. Submitted
311Version 2O'Rourke (TX), Moulton (MA)DemocratRevised Requires the Secretary of Defense to notify Congress within 30 days if the list of entities considered to be associated forces, affiliates, or adherents of al Qaeda, as maintained by the Secretary of Defense, is changed. Any such notice will include the legal and factual justification for such change.Submitted
312Version 1O'Rourke (TX), Khanna (CA), Pocan (WI)DemocratRequires Secretary of Defense to report on any mid-air refueling by a military department for any non-United States aircraft of the Saudi-led coalition for any anti-Houthi missions in Yemen. The reports shall be issued every 90 days and include identification of aircraft, a description of targets struck by such aircraft, the extent of the damage of any strike, and any records required by cross-servicing agreement between the United States and Saudi Arabia. Submitted
266Version 1Palazzo (MS)RepublicanProhibits the navy from naming any vessel after a Member of Congress Living or dead, unless that member served as President or served in the Armed Forces. The amendment does not affect any ships named prior to enactment. Submitted
540Version 2Palmer (AL)RepublicanLate Revised Requires a briefing by the Secretary of the Air Force on the need for additional recruitment measures for Space related career fields.Made In Order
78Version 1Panetta (CA)DemocratEstablishes the Department of Defense Cyber Institute to serve as the principal Department entity for facilitating cyber cooperation between the Department and outside entities, including industry, academia, and other government organizations. The Institute is to be funded by user fees paid by outside industry partners.Submitted
79Version 2Panetta (CA), Banks (IN), Fortenberry (NE), Fleischmann (TN), Visclosky (IN)Bi-PartisanRevised Directs the Administrator for Nuclear Security to accelerate the elimination of the use of cesium chloride in blood irradiation devices. Cesium chloride represents a risk because of its potential employment in a radiological or ‘dirty bomb,’ and is no longer required due to the availability of new treatment technologies that do not create a radiological threat.Made In Order
404Version 1Panetta (CA), Carbajal (CA)DemocratProhibits the use of NDAA funding to hold a child at a Department of Defense facility if that child has been separated from their parent by immigration authorities, or if that child is being held due to prosecution of a parent under immigration law.Submitted
405Version 2Panetta (CA), Jones (NC), Suozzi (NY), Brady, Robert (PA), Ruppersberger (MD), Bacon (NE), Schiff (CA), Langevin (RI), McMorris Rodgers (WA), Gallagher (WI), LoBiondo (NJ)Bi-PartisanRevised Directs the Secretary of Defense, in consultation with the Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) and the Office of Small Business Programs, to establish a pilot program to extend the sharing of cyber threat information to contractors, including small and medium-sized manufacturers, who otherwise do not have appropriate security clearance.Submitted
497Version 1Pascrell (NJ)DemocratDirects the Secretary of Defense to include blast exposure history as part of soldier service records in order to ensure that, if medical issues arise later, soldiers receive care for any service-connect injuries. Made In Order
498Version 1Pascrell (NJ)DemocratDirects the Secretary of Defense to study the effects of overpressure waves from heavy weapons on brain injury, and report these findings and make recommendations to Congress. Submitted
67Version 1Pearce (NM)RepublicanCalls for modification to the boundaries between White Sands Missile Range and White Sands National Monument. Made In Order
68Version 4Pearce (NM), Lujan (NM)Bi-PartisanRevised Requests a Space Launch study and report identifying vulnerabilities and capacity concerns of the current launch facilities. Made In Order
69Version 1Pearce (NM)RepublicanCreates a streamlined process for wounded warriors to cross train into the emerging field of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA), regardless of their AFSC, MOS or military branch as a pilot or sensor operator in the Air Force.Made In Order
70Version 1Pearce (NM)RepublicanAmends the Development Test & Evaluation strategic plan to expand the period taken into account when assessing DoD Test and Evaluation resources from a 10-year period to a 30-year period. It also expands the report requirements, specifically, the assessment of facility and resources requirements to analyze test and evaluations needs in Missile Defense, Cyberspace Operations, Direct Energy, and Hypersonics. Made In Order
347Version 1Perry (PA)RepublicanRequires the Secretary of Defense to report on the incorporation of violent extremist organizations into the Iraq military and such organizations access to U.S.-provided training and equipment.Made In Order
349Version 1Perry (PA), Meadows (NC)RepublicanProhibits funding unless the Secretary of Defense can certify that organizations with association to the IRGC are not part of the Iraq military and do not have access to U.S.-provided training and equipment.Submitted
438Version 2Plaskett, (VI)DemocratRevised Raises the micro-purchase threshold to $100,000 for procurement activities resulting from, and during the period of, a declaration by the President of an emergency or major disaster declaration.Submitted
406Version 1Pocan (WI), Lee, Barbara (CA), Ellison (MN)DemocratRequires the Secretary to submit a report to Congress within 120 days of enactment regarding the national security implications posed to the United States and its ally, Israel, by the worsening social, economic, and humanitarian conditions in the Gaza Strip. Submitted
407Version 2Pocan (WI), Ellison (MN)DemocratRevised Expresses a sense of Congress that Members, when applicable, gain access to regions in which the U.S. humanitarian assistance and aid is being deployed, including aid the U.S. may be providing to the people in Gaza. Submitted
507Version 1Pocan (WI)DemocratLate Requires a report within 120 of enactment regarding all activities conducted by members of the Armed Forces and civilian personnel of the Department of Defense in providing assistance to the military coalition led by the Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates against the Houthi forces in Yemen. Submitted
508Version 1Pocan (WI), Amash (MI), Jones (NC), McGovern (MA), Lee, Barbara (CA)Bi-PartisanLate Bans precision guided munitions transfers to Saudi Arabia until the Secretary of Defense certifies that U.S. Armed Forces have ended unauthorized hostilities in the Saudi-led war against Yemen’s Houthi forces, begun in 2015. Submitted
509Version 1Pocan (WI)DemocratLate Requires the National Guard Bureau to re-examine the contract and wage determinations for a contractor it utilizes for Guard support services, and to report its findings back to Congress. Made In Order
541Version 1Pocan (WI), Schakowsky (IL), Johnson, Hank (GA), Ellison (MN), Khanna (CA)DemocratLate Prohibits DoD contractors from requiring its employees to enter into mandatory arbitration agreements nor class and collective action bans as a condition of employment. Submitted
20Version 3Poe (TX)RepublicanRevised Directs the President to impose sanctions on two Iranian proxies in Syria and Iraq for terrorism and requires report detailing entities in which the IRGC has an ownership interest of 33 percent or greater.Made In Order
21Version 2Poe (TX)RepublicanRevised Terminates Pakistan’s status as a Major Non-NATO Ally and places certification requirement for any future designation of Pakistan as such. Submitted
22Version 1Poe (TX)RepublicanReduces the amount of CSF reimbursements the Secretary of Defense can send to Pakistan without certifying that Pakistan has taken action against the Haqqani Network from $350 million to $200 million. Made In Order
484Version 1Poe (TX)RepublicanGives preference for transfer of excess DOD equipment to federal and local agencies that intend to use the equipment for the purpose of strengthening the southern border. Equipment specified: unmanned aerial vehicles (drones), the Aerostat radar system, night-vision goggles, and humvees. Submitted
485Version 3Poe (TX)RepublicanRevised Prohibits involuntary separation or deportation of DACA recipients who are actively serving in the Armed Forces or have been discharged under honorable conditions. Submitted
486Version 3Poe (TX)RepublicanRevised Prohibits DOD from using drones for targeted surveillance of American citizens within the United States and prohibits any information acquired from such surveillance from being entered into evidence before any court or agency proceeding.Submitted
382Version 1Poliquin (ME), Tenney (NY)RepublicanClarifies that section 916 is not intended to require or encourage any reduction in work force at the Defense Finance and Accounting Services Made In Order
258Version 1Polis (CO), Lee, Barbara (CA), Duncan (TN), Grothman (WI)Bi-PartisanReduces the base Defense Department budget by 1% excluding military/reserve/National Guard personnel, as well as Defense Health Program account.Submitted
259Version 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
260Version 2Polis (CO), Blumenauer (OR)DemocratRevised Reduces the amount authorized for the National Nuclear Security Administration’s Weapons Account to the amount in the budget request.Made In Order
556Version 3Posey (FL)RepublicanLate Withdrawn Directs the Chief of Engineers to provide technical assistance to a state agency that is carrying out congressionally authorized studies or projects. Such assistance would be reimbursed by the state agency. This section shall expire in four years from the date of enactment. Protects existing authorities under Davis-Bacon. Withdrawn
97Version 1Price, David (NC), Young, Don (AK), Panetta (CA)Bi-PartisanDirects DOD to award three-year competitive grants to state and local education agencies for the establishment, improvement, or expansion of world language programs in elementary and secondary schools. Submitted
495Version 1Price, David (NC), Smith, Adam (WA), Schiff (CA), Engel (NY), Connolly (VA), Lujan (NM), Waters (CA)DemocratRequires report on the President’s announcement to reinstate sanctions on Iran and withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. Submitted
496Version 2Price, David (NC), Meeks (NY)DemocratRevised Requires report to Congress on the impact of democratic developments in Poland on U.S. and regional security. Submitted
433Version 1Raskin (MD), Jones (NC)Bi-PartisanAuthorizes $5 million to advance the development of canine freeze-dried plasma.Made In Order
434Version 1Raskin (MD)DemocratWithdrawn Expresses a sense of Congress that the President should submit any agreement with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea relating to their nuclear program as a treaty subject to the advice and consent of the Senate. Withdrawn
557Version 1Reed (NY)RepublicanLate Directs the Secretary of Defense and Secretary of the Navy to submit a report to Congress on the impacts to our national defense and manufacturing base resulting from a potential relocation of production of steam turbines for aircraft carriers and submarines.Made In Order
232Version 1Rohrabacher (CA)RepublicanEnsures that Pakistan is not using its military or any funds or equipment provided by the United States to persecute minority groups. Submitted
233Version 1Rohrabacher (CA)RepublicanCuts aid to Turkey and supports the Peshmerga military.Submitted
234Version 3Rohrabacher (CA)RepublicanRevised Requires a report on the potential strategic benefits from security cooperation with the government of Eritrea. Made In Order
235Version 1Rohrabacher (CA)RepublicanExpresses a sense of congress that recognizes Dr. Shakil Afridi as an international hero and that the Government of Pakistan should release him immediately from prison.Made In Order
375Version 1Rohrabacher (CA)RepublicanStates cash flow financing shall be made available to Egypt in any amount, without limit. Submitted
133Version 1Roskam (IL)RepublicanExpresses a sense of Congress of the threats posed by Iran’s ballistic missile program.Made In Order
162Version 1Ross (FL)RepublicanRequires OPM to submit a detailed report to Congress on the use of ‘Official Time’ by federal employees. Made In Order
293Version 1Rouzer (NC)RepublicanAllows terminally ill participants in the Survivor Benefit Plan to elect a new beneficiary as opposed to waiting for an Open Season. Made In Order
53Version 1Royce (CA), Engel (NY), Yoho (FL)Bi-PartisanModernizes State Department management of U.S. security assistance; strengthens Congressional oversight over delistings of countries as state sponsors of terrorism; improves defense trade licensing; extends the War Reserve Stockpile for Israel; extends certain privileges under the Arms Export Control Act to Major Defense Partners; and authorizes the sale of an excess Navy frigate to Bahrain. Submitted
303Version 1Ruiz (CA)DemocratRequires Department of Defense to carry out an annual education campaign to inform servicemembers exposed to burn pits who qualify to enroll in the Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pits Registry of such eligibility. Made In Order
304Version 1Ruiz (CA)DemocratRequires Department of Defense to conduct a study on the feasibility of phasing out the use of burn pits by using technology incinerators.Made In Order
306Version 1Ruiz (CA)DemocratCounters Iran Maritime Initiative In an effort to increase maritime security for countries bordering the Persian Gulf, the Arabian Sea, and the Mediterranean Sea this amendment authorizes 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
35Version 1Russell (OK), Cheney (WY)RepublicanProhibits the transfer of bells of Balangiga that shall take effect enactment of the National Defense Authorization Act of Fiscal year 2018.Submitted
36Version 1Russell (OK)RepublicanReduces the risk for military service members so that pilots and crews are better protected in training areas.Made In Order
49Version 1Russell (OK)RepublicanExpands expedited hiring authority for college graduates government-wide to fill critical-need jobs.Made In Order
153Version 1Sablan (MP)DemocratWithdrawn Restores educational grant funds provided to the Republic of Palau back to the U.S. territories now that the Compact of Free Association with Palau has been extended and funded.Withdrawn
191Version 1Sablan (MP)DemocratApplies a provision amended by Section 1043 to the Northern Marianas on date of enactment.Submitted
492Version 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
254Version 2Schakowsky (IL), Lee, Barbara (CA), Speier (CA)DemocratRevised Seeks to limit contracting for security serviced or training with a person or entity that provides military training to the People’s Republic of China, Iran, North Korea, or Russia.Submitted
114Version 1Schiff (CA)DemocratAuthorization for Article III judges to arraign, accept a plea, enter a conviction, and issue a sentence via video teleconference to an individual detained at Guantanamo Bay with provision for transfer to a foreign country to serve sentence of imprisonment. Submitted
115Version 1Schiff (CA)DemocratSunsets the 2001 AUMF and 2002 AUMF immediately and replaces them with a single authorization for the use of force against al-Qaeda, ISIS and the Taliban. The resolution would sunset in 3 years, and includes a provision to vote on a privileged resolution repealing AUMF if the President introduces ground forces. Submitted
116Version 1Schiff (CA), Cramer, Kevin (ND)Bi-PartisanExpresses the sense of Congress in support of adding 74 names of sailors who died aboard the USS Frank E. Evans in 1969 to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and requiring a report to Congress with a plan to recognize those 74, and other deserving service-members, on equal basis with other names inscribed on the Memorial.Submitted
117Version 1Schiff (CA), Gabbard (HI), Lieu (CA)DemocratRequires a report by the Secretary of Defense to Congress on the legal basis for strikes by the United States against Syrian regime targets in April 2017 and April 2018.Made In Order
118Version 1Schiff (CA), O'Rourke (TX), Lieu (CA)DemocratRequires an annual public report on the use of targeted lethal force in counterterrorism operations by the U.S. government, including combatant and noncombatant casualties.Submitted
419Version 1Schneider (IL), Blum (IA)Bi-PartisanAuthorizes the Boots to Business program which helps transitioning service members and veterans become entrepreneurs and create jobs through a standardized three-step entrepreneurship training track while giving access to resources in their local communities. This program currently runs as a collaboration between the Small Business Administration’s Office of Veterans Business Development and the Department of Defense’s Transition Assistance Program. Made In Order
474Version 1Schneider (IL), Lujan (NM), Lipinski (IL)DemocratAllows for increased flexibility for use of funding within Phase I and Phase II of the SBIR/STTR programs. Made In Order
475Version 1Schneider (IL)DemocratRequires 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.Submitted
476Version 1Schneider (IL)DemocratAmends Section 1685 (NIE with respect to Russian and Chinese interference in Democratic countries) to require a report on DOD efforts to deter such interference. Made In Order
477Version 1Schneider (IL), Meadows (NC)Bi-PartisanAmends Section 1225 (Strategy to counter destabilizing activities of Iran) to include the countries in which Iran is operating, assessing their destabilizing activities and implications thereof. Made In Order
478Version 2Schneider (IL)DemocratRevised Adds new considerations to the existing assessment regarding Israel’s Qualitative Military Edge.Submitted
479Version 1Schneider (IL)DemocratWithdrawn Ensures that a military parade does not impact the budgetary needs or readiness of the Armed Forces.Withdrawn
481Version 1Schneider (IL)DemocratAuthorizes assistance to the IAEA to ensure Iran does not acquire a nuclear weapon.Submitted
482Version 1Schneider (IL), Meadows (NC)Bi-PartisanRequires a report on Iran’s support for proxy forces in Syria and Lebanon, including Hizballah, and an assessment of the threat posed to Israel and other U.S. regional allies. Made In Order
205Version 1Schrader (OR), Shea-Porter (NH)DemocratExempts members of the Armed Forces who voluntarily separated from active duty, are involuntarily recalled, and incur a 100 percent service-connected disability during that time from the requirement to repay voluntary separation pay.Made In Order
489Version 1Schrader (OR)DemocratAdds a ten-year statute of limitations to the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act.Submitted
490Version 1Schrader (OR), Raskin (MD), Welch (VT)DemocratRequires the Chief Management Officer to look at savings across the board not just at support functions at DOD. Submitted
506Version 1Schrader (OR), Welch (VT), Blum (IA), Blumenauer (OR), Norman (SC), Rooney, Francis (FL)Bi-PartisanLate Requires DOD to report to Congress on ways they are finding and implementing savings laid out by the 2015 Defense Business Board report and for alternative recommendations to achieve cost-savings.Made In Order
568Version 3Sessions (TX)RepublicanLate Revised Provides clarifying language that allows the SECDEF to enter into agreement with charitable organizations to provide assistance to local populations abroad.Made In Order
450Version 2Shea-Porter (NH), Esty (CT), Wenstrup (OH), Kuster, Ann (NH)Bi-PartisanRevised Requires reports from the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs regarding efforts to improve the Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry.Submitted
453Version 1Shea-Porter (NH), Lamborn (CO), Coffman (CO), Fitzpatrick (PA), Kuster, Ann (NH)Bi-PartisanCreates a national database for servicemembers and veterans experiencing health problems due to contamination from PFAS chemicals. Submitted
457Version 1Shea-Porter (NH), LoBiondo (NJ), Jones (NC), Walz (MN), Norcross (NJ)Bi-PartisanRequires DoD to authorize the Therapeutic Service Dog Training Program.Submitted
458Version 1Shea-Porter (NH)DemocratReport on DoD security cooperation programs and activities in certain foreign countries, to include lessons learned and best practices with respect to DoD security cooperation programs and recommendations. Made In Order
460Version 1Shea-Porter (NH), Rosen (NV), Jones (NC)Bi-PartisanRequires DoD, State, and USAID to convene an interagency working group, comprised of officials from the three agencies, to jointly develop and implement an anticorruption strategy for a given contingency operation.Submitted
461Version 1Shea-Porter (NH)DemocratRevised States that before and during security sector assistance (SSA) missions, DoD reports to the congressional defense committees assessing US and host nation-shared SSA objectives; evaluating host nation’s political, social, economic, diplomatic, and historical context that may impair or inhibit the effectiveness of SSA; assessing the sustainability of support provided to foreign countries participating in SSA; and describing measures taken to ensure foreign countries participating in SSA do not become dependent on the SSA the United States provides. Made In Order
463Version 1Shea-Porter (NH)DemocratWithdrawn Requires DoD to conduct a human capital, threat, and material needs assessment of the host nation and design a force accordingly, with the appropriate systems and equipment.Withdrawn
465Version 1Shea-Porter (NH)DemocratWithdrawn Requires DoD to prepare and regularly update a list of critical defense technologies or infrastructure that would not be eligible for acquisition or investment by foreign entities, to ensure US national security interests are protected. Withdrawn
469Version 2Sinema (AZ), Fitzpatrick (PA), Budd (NC)Bi-PartisanRevised Directs the Secretaries of Defense, State, and Treasury, in coordination with appropriate federal officials, to report to Congress on the current funding mechanisms used by Islamic State and affiliated entities; the most likely future financing mechanisms available to Islamic State and affiliated entities; and US efforts to deny access to such funding mechanisms. Made In Order
471Version 1Sinema (AZ)DemocratExpresses a sense of Congress that wildfires endanger national security and directs DOD to issue a report on wildfire suppression capabilities within the active and reserve components of the Armed Forces, including the Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System Program, and interagency cooperation with the Forest Service and the Department of the Interior. Made In Order
472Version 1Sinema (AZ), Hollingsworth (IN)Bi-PartisanEnsures that the Transition Assistance Program (TAP) helps servicemembers obtain sufficient financial literacy to effectively leverage conferred benefits and opportunities for employment, education, vocational training, and entrepreneurship by requiring the Secretary of Defense to report to Congress on actions the Secretary intends to take to effectively incorporate financial literacy as part of the TAP. Made In Order
513Version 1Sinema (AZ), Gallego (AZ), Biggs (AZ)Bi-PartisanLate States that the sense of the Congress that government-owned mobile technologies remain at risk for targeting or data breaches placing at risk information that could harm national security. Requests a briefing by DOD on threats posed by credential theft, active surveillance from mics and cameras, and tracking of user movements and location; commercial availability of technologies to mitigate these threats; and strategies and feasibility of deploying mobile security technologies within the Department.Made In Order
100Version 1Smith, Adam (WA), Engel (NY), Wilson (FL), Langevin (RI), Gallego (AZ)DemocratRequires a report from the Secretary of Defense on Department of Defense missions, operations, and activities in Niger and the broader region. Made In Order
536Version 1Smith, Adam (WA)DemocratLate Requires that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) conduct a survey of the current research on ultrafine particles and an original study on the distribution and concentration of ultrafine particles around the country’s 20 largest airports. The study is to be coordinated with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Health and Human Services (HHS), and any other agency deemed appropriate by the FAA Administrator. Submitted
538Version 1Smith, Adam (WA)DemocratClarifies that the Federal Aviation Administration is allowed to disburse funding to carry out a project to mitigate noise if the project is located at a school near the airport and if the school entered into a Memorandum of Agreement with the agency before September 30, 2002, even if the airport does not meet the requirements of part 150 Title 14. Made In Order
236Version 1Smucker (PA), Katko (NY)RepublicanRequires the Secretary of Defense to submit a report to the congressional defense committees (HASC and SASC) that describes the shortage of mental health providers of the Department of Defense and contains a strategy to better recruit and retain mental health providers. Made In Order
451Version 2Smucker (PA)RepublicanRevised Requires that the Secretary of Defense must submit to the Committees on Armed Services of the House and Senate a report on the Department of Defense’s efforts to review and monitor the medication prescribing practices of its providers based on DOD’s guideline recommendations to treat PTSD. DOD must establish a monitoring program carried out by each branch of the Armed Services to conduct periodic reviews of the medication prescribing practices of its own providers. Made In Order
238Version 1Soto (FL), Krishnamoorthi (IL)DemocratExpands the purpose of the Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Policy Counsel to ensure the Department of Defense is able work with the private sector and academia to maintain a workforce pipeline with the expertise and education necessary to be a global leader in the operation and development of artificial intelligence. Submitted
239Version 2Soto (FL), Schweikert (AZ), Polis (CO)Bi-PartisanRevised Directs Department of Defense to also consider distributed ledger technologies (blockchain) when performing their review and assessment on advancements in Artificial Intelligence and associated technologies like quantum sciences and high-performance computing.Made In Order
246Version 2Soto (FL)DemocratRevised Establishes a framework to enhance collaboration between the United States and Israel in research and development activities related to food security. Submitted
247Version 1Soto (FL), Murphy, Stephanie (FL)DemocratAllows the Secretary of Defense to provide military postal service support to United States citizens living in overseas locations and employed by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), if such citizens perform functions in support of the Armed Forces of the United States.Submitted
248Version 1Soto (FL), Murphy, Stephanie (FL)DemocratAdds universities to the list of entities authorized to partner with the Department of Defense’s pilot program on treatment of members of the armed forces for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) related to military sexual trauma. Made In Order
249Version 1Soto (FL)DemocratPermanently authorizes the Defense Exportability Feature Pilot Program, which encourages program management to design and develop technology protection features in systems during the research and development stage.Made In Order
250Version 1Soto (FL)DemocratRequires the inclusion of resources available to treat victims of military sexual trauma as part of the required service member preseparation counseling. Made In Order
251Version 1Soto (FL)DemocratAllows undocumented spouses of active duty service members, and honorably discharged veterans, to be eligible for permanent residency. Submitted
252Version 1Soto (FL), Murphy, Stephanie (FL)DemocratDirects the Secretary of the Army to establish a Center of Excellence on Advanced Sensor Manufacturing to support efforts and identify improvements in the implementation of advanced manufacturing techniques and capabilities across the Army industrial facilities. Submitted
253Version 1Soto (FL)DemocratDirects the Secretary of Defense to recommend updates in technological infrastructure or funding initiatives necessary to address emerging threats posed by quantum computing.Submitted
440Version 1Soto (FL)DemocratDirects the Secretary concerned to make the application for transfer, including determinations and actions regarding the application, confidential for students of military academies who are victims of sexual assault. Made In Order
442Version 1Soto (FL)DemocratIncludes cybersecurity and computer programming into the JROTC curriculum. Made In Order
104Version 2Speier (CA), Ros-Lehtinen (FL), McEachin (VA), Davis, Susan (CA)Bi-PartisanRevised Establishes 10/1/16 transgender accession/service policy as current policy barring an act of Congress that changes the policy.Submitted
339Version 1Speier (CA)DemocratRequires the names of senior officers (O-7 and above) and civilian members of the SES who have been found to have engaged in misconduct to be published in the appropriate Inspector General Semiannual Report. Submitted
353Version 1Speier (CA), Raskin (MD), Duncan (TN), Lewis, Jason (MN)Bi-PartisanEstablishes new reporting requirements for non-recurring cost waivers issued by DSCA during the FMS process, creates limitations on loss of sale waiver eligibility for frequent/high value FMS customers and requests a DSCA report on administrative fee rates and account management.Submitted
511Version 2Stefanik (NY), McEachin (VA)Bi-PartisanLate Revised Modifies federal hiring authority to make it easier to hire military spouses.Made In Order
512Version 2Stefanik (NY), Moulton (MA)Bi-PartisanLate Revised Requires foreign-owned media outlets based in the United States to submit a report to Congress and the FCC on the relationship of such outlet to the foreign principal, legal structure of that relationship, and funding source.Made In Order
516Version 2Stefanik (NY), Langevin (RI)Bi-PartisanLate Revised Establishes a National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence (AI) to conduct a comprehensive and national-level review of advances in AI, machine learning, and associated technologies and make near-term, actionable recommendations to address our national security needs.Made In Order
553Version 1Stefanik (NY), Suozzi (NY), Hanabusa (HI), Cook (CA)Bi-PartisanLate States that in section 4301 of division D, relating to environmental restoration, Navy increase the amount for environmental restoration, Navy, Line 80, by $25,747,000. In section 4301of division D, relating to administration and service wide activities, reduce the amount for Office of the Secretary of Defense, Line 290, by $25,747,000. Submitted
72Version 1Suozzi (NY), Hanabusa (HI), Cook (CA)Bi-PartisanExpresses a sense of Congress encouraging DoD to accelerate, expedite and streamline environmental restoration efforts, reduce the financial burden on state and local governments and allay community concerns about the safety of drinking water. Directs the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Energy, Installations, and Environment to brief the Congressional Armed Services committees on initiatives being pursued to accelerate environmental restoration efforts.Made In Order
3Version 1Takano (CA)DemocratCreates demonstration project in the Air Force for 15-20 Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals.Made In Order
24Version 1Takano (CA)DemocratProhibits proprietary educational institutions from using revenues derived from Military Tuition Assistance funds for advertising, marketing, and recruitment activities.Submitted
518Version 2Taylor (VA)RepublicanLate Revised Allows Defense Access Road program funds to be utilized to conduct construction and maintenance on highways affected by recurrent flooding and sea level rise.Made In Order
4Version 1Tenney (NY)RepublicanProvides the Secretary with the ability to open certain fitness centers, located at geographically separated units, to retirees.Made In Order
380Version 1Tenney (NY), Poliquin (ME), Katko (NY), Lipinski (IL), Ryan, Tim (OH), Jones (NC)Bi-PartisanReinstates the Berry Amendment's longstanding domestic sourcing requirement for stainless steel flatware and provides a one year phase-in period.Made In Order
424Version 1Thompson, Mike (CA)DemocratProvides for the Secretary of the Navy to conduct work necessitated by Naval remediation activities, to conduct mitigation work as necessary, and to report to Congress within 120 days the process by which the work and mitigation will be completed. Made In Order
167Version 1Thornberry (TX)RepublicanDirects the Secretary of Defense to conduct a joint study with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on the impact wind farms have on weather radars and military operations.Made In Order
514Version 2Thornberry (TX)RepublicanLate Revised Specifies the grade of officers serving as Attending Physician to the Congress and the grade of Chiefs of Chaplains.Made In Order
531Version 1Thornberry (TX)RepublicanLate States that the Secretary of Defense shall establish an innovators database within the Department of Defense. The database will focus on small business innovators that receive funds under the SBIR/SBTR programs. Made In Order
535Version 1Thornberry (TX)RepublicanLate Expresses a sense of Congress that design, manufacturing, and repair of the technology in unmanned ground vehicles is critical to national security.Made In Order
6Version 2Tipton (CO)RepublicanRevised Ensures that royalty payments from the Anvil Points fund that have been returned to Colorado do not impact the 2019 Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) disbursements for recipient counties. Made In Order
41Version 1Tipton (CO)RepublicanAuthorizes private cemeteries to request grave markers for veterans of World War I if any next of kin cannot be identified.Submitted
264Version 3Torres (CA)DemocratRevised Requires the Director of National Intelligence to conduct a review to determine whether firearms that were exported from the United States have been diverted to individuals or entities that are engaged in narcotics trafficking or terrorism.Submitted
265Version 1Torres (CA)DemocratRequires the Secretary of Defense to produce a report regarding narcotics trafficking, corruption, and illicit campaign finance in Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador, which shall include the names of government officials who have engaged in such acts. Made In Order
267Version 1Torres (CA)DemocratRequires a national intelligence estimate on the total amount of funds used by the Russian Federation to influence electoral or judicial processes in the United States. Submitted
269Version 1Torres (CA)DemocratProhibits the Department of Defense in assisting the Department of Homeland Security, and subsequently the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, in carrying out deportation of designated spouses, parents, and sons and daughters of certain military personnel, veterans, and enlistees.Submitted
270Version 1Torres (CA), Wagner (MO)Bi-PartisanDirects DNI, in coordination with the State Department, to produce a national intelligence estimate of the revenue sources of the North Korean regime.Submitted
271Version 1Trott (MI), Bilirakis (FL), Speier (CA), Schiff (CA), Pallone (NJ), Valadao (CA), Eshoo (CA), Sherman (CA), Poe (TX), Smith, Christopher (NJ), Russell (OK), Coffman (CO), Chu (CA), Sarbanes (MD), Napolitano (CA), Clark, Katherine (MA), Costa (CA), Maloney, Carolyn (NY), Moolenaar (MI), Cicilline (RI), Engel (NY), McGovern (MA), Upton (MI), Bishop, Mike (MI), Gabbard (HI)Bi-PartisanExpresses the Sense of Congress that the lessons of past genocides should be applied to help prevent future war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide.Submitted
99Version 2Tsongas (MA)DemocratRevised Gives the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) authority to add Boron Fiber to the National Defense Stockpile.Submitted
42Version 1Turner (OH)RepublicanStrikes the reauthorization of the National Aviation Heritage Area (section 1076)Made In Order
466Version 1Veasey (TX), Lee, Barbara (CA), Gallego (AZ), Castro (TX), Aguilar (CA)DemocratEstablishes a prohibition on deportation of family members of service members on active duty. Submitted
468Version 1Veasey (TX), Lee, Barbara (CA), Gallego (AZ), Castro (TX), Aguilar (CA)DemocratEnsures that U.S. military service branches provide assistance for members of the Armed Forces who apply for naturalization. Submitted
52Version 1Vela (TX)DemocratRequires the Department of Defense to report to Congress on the impact of violence and cartel activity in Mexico on US national security.Made In Order
50Version 1Velázquez (NY)DemocratDirects SBA to raise awareness and support business conversions to employee ownership through SBA entrepreneurial development and lending programs. Modernizes SBA’s 7(a) loan guarantee program to increase access to capital for employee owned small businesses and cooperatives.Made In Order
413Version 1Velázquez (NY), Norman (SC)Bi-PartisanEstablishes an E-Commerce Portal Advisory Committee to advise the GSA Administrator with respect to the implementation of the e-commerce portal program established under section 846 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 (Public Law 115–91).Submitted
417Version 1Velázquez (NY)DemocratRequires the Comptroller General of the United States to submit to the congressional defense committees a report containing a study of the immediate, long-term, and potential ongoing health effects of the live-fire training at Vieques Naval Training Range conducted by the Navy before 2002 and other activities of the armed forces on the island of Vieques, Puerto Rico.Made In Order
418Version 1Velázquez (NY)DemocratGrants agencies the ability to double the value of the contract awarded to specified small business concerns for purposes of the small business prime contracting goal for a duration of four years after enactment of the legislation. There is also a reporting requirement to track the number and amount of contracts awarded to eligible firms.Made In Order
384Version 1Walorski (IN), Connolly (VA), Banks (IN), Graves (MO)Bi-PartisanRequires DOD to establish a job series for program and project managers and incorporate nationally-accredited program and project management standards department wide. Submitted
8Version 2Walz (MN), Shea-Porter (NH)DemocratRevised Directs the Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency to submit to the Secretary of Defense and the HASC, HPSCI, HFAC, SASC, SSCI, and SCFR a report on the military training center and logistical capabilities of the Chinese and Russian armies.Made In Order
301Version 1Walz (MN), Palazzo (MS), Gabbard (HI)Bi-PartisanEqualizes pay and retirement benefits for all Reserve and National Guard servicemembers while deployed under 12304b authority.Submitted
317Version 1Waters (CA), Moore, Gwen (WI), Perlmutter (CO), Green, Al (TX), Kildee (MI)DemocratStrikes the language that would allow for an additional, broader waiver to be inserted into Section 231 of CAATSA to make it easier to waive the application of sanctions against entities engaged in transactions with Russia’s defense and intelligence sectors.Submitted
214Version 1Welch (VT), Jones (NC), Lee, Barbara (CA)Bi-PartisanRequires DOD to develop sustainment plans for the remaining Afghanistan Infrastructure Fund (AIF) projects that were first authorized in 2011 and to submit those plans to the relevant Congressional Committees to review.Submitted
215Version 1Welch (VT), Cook (CA)Bi-PartisanAuthorizes the Beyond the Yellow Ribbon program, which assists National Guard and Reservists families with assistance before, during, and after deployment, including outreach services for employment and financial counseling, suicide prevention, and housing advocacy. Made In Order
5Version 1Wilson, Joe (SC)RepublicanChanges "shall" on page 467 to "should" Made In Order
26Version 2Wilson, Joe (SC), Hartzler (MO), Gallagher (WI)RepublicanRevised Requires an organization engaged in activities in furtherance of religious, scholastic, academic, scientific, or artistic to register under the Foreign Agents Registration Act if the principal government is listed under the arms embargo list. Additionally, academic institutions would be required to disclose to the Secretary of Education if/when they enter into a contract with a foreign source.Submitted
31Version 1Wilson, Joe (SC), Norcross (NJ), Hudson (NC), Peters, Scott (CA)Bi-PartisanDirects the Secretary of Defense to submit a report on developing a plan to site, construct, and operate at least one licensed micro-reactor at a critical national security facility by 2028. Made In Order
268Version 1Wittman (VA)RepublicanRectifies a clerical mistake by striking "2018" and inserting "2019" in regard to Maritime Administration authorization.Made In Order
562Version 1Wittman (VA)RepublicanLate Directs the Navy to conduct a study comparing of annual operation costs of homeporting various ship classes in fleet concentration areas worldwide and a comparison of the one-time and recurring costs and savings associated with maintaining current homeporting arrangements compared to the costs of future homeport shifts made to optimally align with Combatant Commander requirements. Submitted
209Version 2Yarmuth (KY)DemocratRevised Requires the Department of Defense to provide estimates of enduring costs funded with Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) funding as part of its budget submissions to Congress. This requirement is consistent with recommendations made by GAO. Made In Order
560Version 1Yoder (KS)RepublicanLate Adds Email Privacy ActMade In Order
291Version 1Yoho (FL)RepublicanDirects the Secretary of Defense to carry out a priority equipment purchase program of Department of Defense farm equipment to eligible veteran farmers.Made In Order
292Version 1Yoho (FL)RepublicanModifications of freedom of navigation reporting requirements.Made In Order
294Version 1Yoho (FL)RepublicanReinstatements of reporting requirements with respect to United States-Hong Kong relationsMade In Order
296Version 1Yoho (FL)RepublicanAdds limitation on use of funds for provision of man-portable air defense systems to the vetted Syrian oppositionSubmitted
298Version 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
1Version 1Young, Don (AK)RepublicanDirects the SECDEF to expedite DoD compliance of requirements relating to reciprocity of security clearance and access determinations per Section 3001 of the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004.Made In Order
2Version 1Young, Don (AK)RepublicanDirects the SECDEF to engage with local indigenous communities for their traditional knowledge when developing Arctic survival curriculum.Made In Order
45Version 3Young, Don (AK), Larsen, Rick (WA)Bi-PartisanRevised Directs the SECDEF to report on an updated Arctic Strategy to improve and enhance joint operations. The report shall also include an assessment of Russia’s aggressive buildup of military assets and infrastructure in the Arctic, as well as China’s efforts to influence Arctic policy.Made In Order
333Version 2Young, Don (AK)RepublicanRevised Calls for a sense of congress that the SECAF as part of the strategic basing process for the KC-46 should continue to place emphasis on and consider the benefits derived from locations outside the Continental U.S.Made In Order
335Version 2Young, Don (AK)RepublicanRevised Calls for a business case analysis on the establishment of an active or classic association and additional primary aircraft authorizations for the 168th Air Refueling Wing.Made In Order
552Version 2Zeldin (NY)Republicanised Creates a policy a cooperation with foreign countries that support the United States’ efforts to counter Iran’s destabilizing activities in the Middle East.Made In Order