/  H.R. 5895—Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019

H.R. 5895 - Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019 [Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2019]

Bill Text

  • Rules Committee Print 115-71 PDF XML

    Showing the text of H.R. 5895, H.R. 5894, and H.R. 5786 as reported by the Committee on Appropriations, as modified.
            ::  The Rules Committee print adds to each division text that directs that references in the Act, and the report accompanying the Act, pertain to each respective division only. The Rules Committee Print also modifies language in the Spending Reduction Account to conform with section 3(e) of H. Res. 5.
            ::  Comparative print showing H.R. 5895, as reported, compared with RCP 115-71 (pursuant to clause 12 of rule XXI)   HTML
            ::  Please refer to H. Rept. 115-697 for a Ramseyer for H.R. 5895, H. Rept. 115-696 for a Ramseyer for H.R. 5894, and H. Rept. 115-673 for a Ramseyer for H.R. 5786 (pursuant to clause 12 of rule XXI) The modifications in RCP 115-71 make no changes to existing law.

  • Text of H.R. 5895 PDF XML

    Making appropriations for energy and water development and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019, and for other purposes (as reported).

  • H. Rept. 115-697 PDF

    Report from the Committee on Appropriations to accompany H.R. 5895

  • Additional Reports

        H. Rept. 115-696
            ::  Report from the Committee on Appropriations to accompany H.R. 5894    PDF

        H. Rept. 115-673
            ::  Report from the Committee on Appropriations to accompany H.R. 5786    PDF

    Amendment Drafting Templates, as provided by the Office of Legislative Counsel.
            ::  Limitation Amendment    PDF
            ::  Transfer Amendment    PDF
     
           ::  Spending Reduction Account Amendment    PDF

Rule Information

GENERAL DEBATE RULE
COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 8-2 on Tuesday, June 5, 2018.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 918: 
Agreed to by record vote of 223-175, after agreeing to the previous questions by record vote of 224-176 on Wednesday, June 6, 2018.  

MANAGERS: Woodall/McGovern

1. Provides for the consideration of the Senate amendment to H.R. 3249.

2. Makes in order a motion offered by the chair of the Committee on the Judiciary or his designee that the House concur in the Senate amendment to H.R. 3249.

3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the motion.

4. Provides that the Senate amendment and the motion shall be considered as read.

5. Provides one hour of debate on the motion equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary.

6. Structured rule for H.R. 8.

7. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

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

9. Provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-72 shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.

10. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.

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

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

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

14. Structured rule for H.R. 5895.

15. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations.

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

17. Provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-71, shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.

18. Waives points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended, for failure to comply with clause 2 rule XXI, except beginning on page 66, line 14, through page 66, line 20.

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

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

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

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

23. Provides that during consideration of H.R. 5895, it shall not be in order to use a decrease in Overseas Contingency Operations funds to offset an amendment that increases an appropriation not designated as Overseas Contingency Operations funds or vice versa, but does not apply to amendments between the Houses.

AMENDMENT CONSIDERATION RULE
COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 9-2 on Wednesday, June 6, 2018.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 923: 
Agreed to by record vote of 225-187, after agreeing to the previous questions by record vote of 227-185 on Thursday, June 7, 2018.  

 

MANAGERS: Burgess/Torres

1. Structured rule for further consideration of H.R. 5895.

2. Provides that no further general debate shall be in order.

3. Provides that the further amendment printed in part A of the Rules Committee report shall be considered as adopted.

4. Makes in order only those further amendments printed in part B of the Rules Committee report, and available pro forma amendments described in section 4 of House Resolution 918. Each further amendment printed in part B of the report may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, may be withdrawn by the proponent at any time before action thereon, shall not be subject to amendment except amendments described in section 4 of House Resolution 918, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.

5. Waives all points of order against further amendments printed in part B of the report.

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

7. Closed rule for H.R. 3.

8. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the Majority Leader and the Minority Leader or their respective designees.

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

10. Provides that the amendment printed in part C of the Rules Committee report shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.

11. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.

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

13. Provides that provisions of section 1017 of the Impoundment Control Act of 1974 shall not apply to a bill or joint resolution introduced with respect to the special message transmitted under section 1012 of that Act on May 8, 2018.

Amendments (click headers to sort)

DIVISION A ENERGY AND WATER
# Version Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
#1 -- Version 1Rogers (AL)RepublicanProvides $24 million for construction of critical infrastructure in NNSA, with an offset from NNSA Federal Salaries and Expenses.Made In Order
#2 -- Version 3Nolan (MN)DemocratRevised Boosts the Army Corps' Aquatic Nuisance Species Research Program by $1 million.Made In Order
#3 -- Version 1Tsongas (MA), Grijalva (AZ), Keating (MA)DemocratIncreases funding to the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy for the purposes of offshore wind job training grants. Made In Order
#4 -- Version 1Eshoo (CA), Stivers (OH)Bi-PartisanIncreases funding for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy by $1,000,000, with the increase intended to support the development and deployment of high-efficiency linear generator power plant technology which, for purposes of stationary electric power production, is equivalent to fuel cell power plant technology. Decreases funding for Departmental Administration by $1,000,000.Made In Order
#5 -- Version 1Polis (CO), Blumenauer (OR), Bonamici (OR), Young, Don (AK)Bi-PartisanPrevents denial of federal water rights to hemp and marijuana farmers and growers.Submitted
#6 -- Version 1Beyer (VA), Ellison (MN)DemocratStrikes Sec.108, which repeals the Clean Water Rule.Submitted
#7 -- Version 1Beyer (VA)DemocratStrikes Sec.107, which prohibits funds from being used to require a permit for the discharge of dredged or fill material under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act. Made In Order
#8 -- Version 1Beyer (VA), Pingree (ME), Lowenthal (CA), Carbajal (CA), Huffman (CA), Langevin (RI), Castor (FL), Cicilline (RI), Bonamici (OR)DemocratStrikes Sec.505, which prohibits funds from being used for further implementation of the coastal and marine spatial planning and ecosystem-based management components of the National Ocean PolicyMade In Order
#9 -- Version 2Cohen (TN)DemocratRevised Prohibits the use of funds to enter into any new contract, grant, or cooperative agreement with any Trump related businesses listed on the Trump Organization’s website. The specific properties are listed in the amendment.Revised
#10 -- Version 2Cohen (TN)DemocratRevised Prohibits the use of funds to enter into any new contract, grant, or cooperative agreement with any Trump related business listed in the President Trump’s Annual Financial Disclosure Report submitted to the Office of Government Ethics. The specific properties are listed in the amendment.Revised
#11 -- Version 1Norman (SC)RepublicanReduces the total amount of appropriations made available by $1.5 billion to match the fiscal year 2018 enacted level.Made In Order
#12 -- Version 1Smith, Jason (MO)RepublicanWithdrawn Rescinds funds for the Title 17 Innovative Technology Loan Guarantee Program at the Department of Energy.Withdrawn
#13 -- Version 1Langevin (RI)DemocratIncreases funding by $3 million to be used for divertor test tokamak research and development.Made In Order
#14 -- Version 1Rosen (NV), Kihuen (NV)DemocratReduces Defense Nuclear Waste Disposal funding for Yucca Mountain licensing by $30,000,000, and increases the Spending Reduction Account by the corresponding amount.Submitted
#15 -- Version 1Rosen (NV), Kihuen (NV)DemocratStrikes language that would prohibit the closure of the Yucca Mountain site.Submitted
#16 -- Version 1Rosen (NV), Kihuen (NV)DemocratProhibits the use of funds for the licensing, planning, development, or construction of a nuclear waste repository at the Yucca Mountain site until the Director of the Office of Management and Budget submits a study on the economic viability and job-creating benefits of alternative uses of the site. Submitted
#17 -- Version 1Rosen (NV), Kihuen (NV)DemocratReduces Nuclear Waste Disposal funding for Yucca Mountain licensing by $190,000,000, and increases the Spending Reduction Account by the corresponding amount.Submitted
#18 -- Version 2Rosen (NV), Kihuen (NV)DemocratRevised Reduces Nuclear Regulatory Commission funding for Yucca Mountain licensing by $47,700,000, and increases the Spending Reduction Account by the corresponding amount.Revised
#19 -- Version 1Rosen (NV), Kihuen (NV)DemocratStrikes language that would require a Department of Energy report on the potential of locating a reprocessing or recycling facility for spent nuclear fuel near the Yucca Mountain site. Submitted
#20 -- Version 2Rosen (NV)DemocratRevised Amends Division A to prohibit agencies from obligating or expending funds appropriated if such funds constitute an earmark.Revised
#21 -- Version 1Beyer (VA), Esty (CT), Eshoo (CA)DemocratIncreases ARPA-E to its FY18 enacted level and reduces Fossil Energy R&D by the same amount. Made In Order
#22 -- Version 1Castor (FL)DemocratEnsures none of the funds made available in this Act may be used to terminate the Mission Assignment in Puerto Rico by the Army Corps of Engineers until the Chief of Engineers and the Secretary of Energy certify that power is fully restored to the island and the plan for transition to full control and operation of a modernized and resilient grid by the Puerto Rico Electronic Power Authority is completed and implemented. Submitted
#23 -- Version 1Castor (FL)DemocratIncreases funding for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy by $243 million and reduces funding for Fossil Energy Research and Development by $324 million. Submitted
#24 -- Version 1DeSantis (FL)RepublicanProhibits funds from being used to purchase heavy water from Iran.Made In Order
#25 -- Version 1Lujan Grisham (NM)DemocratPrioritizes funding for Bureau of Reclamation research and development projects.Made In Order
#26 -- Version 1Polis (CO)DemocratIncreases funds for the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy account by $243,138,000 (to FY18 enacted level) and decrease funds for Fossil Energy Research and Development by $121,569,000 and the National Nuclear Security Administration Weapons Activities account by $121,569,000.Submitted
#27 -- Version 2Lieu (CA)DemocratRevised Prohibits the use of funds to enter into contracts, grants, or agreements with properties associated with the Trump Organization, enumerated in the amendment to Division A. Revised
#28 -- Version 1Esty (CT), Larson, John (CT)DemocratIncreases and decrease funding to Solid Oxide Fuel Cells by $20 million.Made In Order
#29 -- Version 1Esty (CT)DemocratRestores $15 million in funding to the Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) within the Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE). Made In Order
#30 -- Version 2Cartwright (PA)DemocratRevised Restores funding to two energy efficiency programs, EERE and ARPA-E.Revised
#31 -- Version 1Kihuen (NV), Titus (NV), Rosen (NV)DemocratStrikes $190 million for the licensing of the nuclear waste depository at Yucca Mountain.Made In Order
#32 -- Version 1Kihuen (NV), Titus (NV), Rosen (NV)DemocratStrikes language that would prohibit closure of the Yucca Mountain project.Made In Order
#33 -- Version 1King, Steve (IA)RepublicanWithdrawn Decreases the amount of funding to the Fish and Wildlife Service from the Army Corps of Engineers to $2,400,000 and increases the Flood Control and Coastal Emergencies program by $3,000,000. Withdrawn
#34 -- Version 1King, Steve (IA)RepublicanWithdrawn Authorizes the Secretary of Energy to store ethanol in the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. Withdrawn
#35 -- Version 1King, Steve (IA)RepublicanWithdrawn Expresses the sense of Congress that it is essential that the Department of Energy prioritizes updating and modernizing our electric grid.Withdrawn
#36 -- Version 1Ruiz (CA)DemocratRedirects $2 million within the Water and Related Resources Account toward projects with a public health benefit.Made In Order
#37 -- Version 2Welch (VT)DemocratRevised Restores funding for the Department of Energy’s Building Technologies Office, Advanced Manufacturing Office, and Vehicle Technologies Office to the FY18 levels. Offset through the Fossil Energy Research and Development Account.Revised
#38 -- Version 1Gosar (AZ)RepublicanWithdrawn Prohibits funds for Climate Change projects in Africa authorized by Executive Order 13746.Withdrawn
#39 -- Version 1Gosar (AZ)RepublicanEliminates funding for the ARPA-E program as recommended by the administration. Made In Order
#40 -- Version 1Gosar (AZ), Gohmert (TX)RepublicanUses the Holman Rule to reduce the salary of Mark Gabriel, the Administrator of the Western Area Power Administration, to $1.Made In Order
#41 -- Version 1Gosar (AZ)RepublicanWithdrawn Redirects $300 million from the DOE Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy account to the Atomic Energy Defense Activities, NNSA Weapons Activities account. Withdrawn
#42 -- Version 1Marshall (KS)RepublicanReduces funding for the Office of Science by $20,000,000 and then increases the same number by $20,000,000. Made In Order
#43 -- Version 2Connolly (VA)DemocratRevised Restores the Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation account to the FY2018 funding level by giving the Weapons Activities account a $460 million increase instead of the current $557 million increase.Made In Order
#44 -- Version 2Kuster, Ann (NH), Welch (VT), Pingree (ME)DemocratRevised Increases funding for the Northern Border Regional Commission to further rural economic development and infrastructure initiatives along the Northern Border.Made In Order
#45 -- Version 1Lee, Barbara (CA), Blumenauer (OR), Garamendi (CA), Kildee (MI), Lieu (CA), Cicilline (RI)DemocratStrikes $65 million for the W76-2 warhead and transfers it to Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation accountMade In Order
#46 -- Version 2Cicilline (RI), Langevin (RI), Moulton (MA), Pingree (ME), Capuano (MA), Clark, Katherine (MA), Courtney (CT), Himes (CT), Keating (MA), Kennedy (MA), Lynch (MA), Neal (MA), Tsongas (MA), Welch (VT), McGovern (MA), Poliquin (ME), Pallone (NJ), Shea-Porter (NH), Kuster, Ann (NH), Larson, John (CT)Bi-PartisanRevised Prohibits the use of funds for purposes related to oil and gas drilling in the North Atlantic Planning Area of the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf.Revised
#47 -- Version 2Pearce (NM)RepublicanRevised Restricts the Bureau of Reclamation from using taxpayer money to fund science to use against a state in court. Revised
#48 -- Version 2Curtis, John (UT)RepublicanRevised Increases funding to finish the Central Utah Project Completion Account by $3 million.Revised
#49 -- Version 1Bonamici (OR), Pingree (ME), Perry (PA)Bi-PartisanIncreases funding for the EERE Water Power Technologies Office by $10 million.Made In Order
#50 -- Version 1Kildee (MI)DemocratPrevents funds from being used to permanently store nuclear waste in the Great Lakes basin.Submitted
#51 -- Version 1DeSaulnier (CA)DemocratIncrease the Anadromous Fish Screen Program by $5 million for the purposes of making repairs to existing equipmentMade In Order
#52 -- Version 1DeSaulnier (CA)DemocratSupports $5 million for the WaterSMART project to promote the effective water recycling and reuse programSubmitted
#53 -- Version 3Crowley (NY)DemocratRevised States that none of the funds made available by this Act may be used to reject any application in response to a funding opportunity announcement because of the use of the term “global warming” or the term “climate change” in the application. Revised
#54 -- Version 1Keating (MA)DemocratProvides resources for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to ensure safe and effective decommissioning of nuclear power plants.Made In Order
#55 -- Version 1Keating (MA)DemocratAllocates funding for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy to support marine and hydrokinetic energy research and technologies.Made In Order
#56 -- Version 2Keating (MA)DemocratRevised Allocates funding to support research and grants to further innovation in the safe and secure storage, treatment, transportation, and disposal of spent nuclear fuel from civilian nuclear reactors.Made In Order
#57 -- Version 1Keating (MA)DemocratEnsures funds for additionally considering the historic and national significance of dredging projects in allocating Army Corps additional funding. Made In Order
#58 -- Version 1Soto (FL)DemocratLate Increases funding to the Electricity Delivery program by $1,000,000 to further facilitate the programs aim to develop a modern power grid by advancing resilient power distribution systems, intelligent and high-efficiency grid components, and energy storage systems. Made In Order
#59 -- Version 1Soto (FL)DemocratLate Increases funding to the Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response program by $1,000,000 to further facilitate the Department of Energy’s effort to secure the nation’s energy infrastructure against all hazards, reduce the risks of and impacts from cyber events, and assist with restoration activities. Made In Order
#60 -- Version 2Speier (CA)DemocratLate Revised Increases USACE Construction account by $28 million to increase Continuing Authorities Program funding. Decreases Bureau of Reclamation Policy and Administration by same amount. Revised
#61 -- Version 2O'Halleran (AZ)DemocratLate Revised Provides funding to expedite the work of the Department of Energy's Defense-Related Uranium Mines Program's work on Native American Reservations in the west.Made In Order
#62 -- Version 3Cohen (TN)DemocratLate Revised Increases funding for the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy account by $2 million for the SuperTruck II program. Made In Order
#63 -- Version 3Schiff (CA)DemocratLate Revised Prohibits the Army Corps of Engineers from using glyphosate for non-native vegetation removal in soft bottom areas of the Los Angeles RiverRevised
#64 -- Version 1Schiff (CA)DemocratLate Increases the ARPA-E amount to be level funding to FY18. Submitted
#65 -- Version 3Smith, Jason (MO), Gohmert (TX), Estes, Ron (KS), Gosar (AZ)RepublicanLate Revised Prohibits the Army Corps of Engineers from closing or prohibiting recreational access.Made In Order
#66 -- Version 2Moore, Gwen (WI)DemocratLate Revised Reiterates and requires the Army Corps to adhere to existing federal policies, including Executive Order 13175, that require meaningful government to government consultation and engagement with tribes on Corps activities that will affect them.Revised
#67 -- Version 1Smith, Lamar (TX)RepublicanLate Provides for $126.8 million from within funds appropriated to the Office of Science to meet House-passed authorization levels for the LINAC Coherent Light Source II High Energy Upgrade, the Proton Power Upgrade to the Spallation Neutron Source, the construction of the Spallation Neutron Source Second Target Station, and the construction of the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams; provides for full funding for the U.S. contribution to the construction of the ITER project.Made In Order
#68 -- Version 1Weber (TX)RepublicanLate Provides for $35 million from within funds appropriated to the Office of Nuclear Energy to meet the House-passed authorization level for the Versatile Neutron Source, a fast test reactor user facility.Made In Order
#69 -- Version 1Foster (IL), Polis (CO), Hultgren (IL)Bi-PartisanLate Increases the Dept of Energy's Office of Science account by $50,000,000Submitted
#70 -- Version 1Culberson (TX)RepublicanLate Clarifies a Corps of Engineers construction provision in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 to include eligible reimbursements to the non-Federal sponsor for construction completed or ongoing as of the date of passage of the Act. Submitted
#71 -- Version 1Burgess (TX)RepublicanLate Prohibits using federal funds for the enforcement of standards established in the Energy Policy and Conservation Act with respect to BPAR incandescent reflector lamps, BR incandescent reflector lamps, and ER incandescent reflector lamps. Made In Order
#72 -- Version 1Mitchell (MI)RepublicanLate Cuts 10% from administrative expense accounts at both the Bureau of Reclamation and the Department of Energy.Made In Order
#73 -- Version 2Newhouse (WA), Gosar (AZ), Schrader (OR), Crawford (AR), Tipton (CO), Gohmert (TX), DeFazio (OR), Lamborn (CO), Kilmer (WA), Lujan Grisham (NM), Carbajal (CA), McMorris Rodgers (WA), Heck, Denny (WA), McNerney (CA), Herrera-Beutler (WA), Blumenauer (OR), Black (TN), Bonamici (OR), Sinema (AZ)Bi-PartisanLate Revised Prohibits the use of funds to sell the transmission assets of three Power Marketing Administrations and the Tennessee Valley Authority.Made In Order
#74 -- Version 1Valadao (CA)RepublicanLate States that the language provided would prevent either the FWS or NMFS from modifying or otherwise adjusting the RPA in its respective biological opinion in any manner that would further constrain or limit the ability of the CVP or SWP to provide the maximum quantity of water supplies to their contractors prior to completion of formal consultation initiated by Reclamation on August 2, 2016.Submitted
#75 -- Version 1Valadao (CA)RepublicanLate Extends the drought related provisions of the WIIN Act in Subtitle J for five additional years. Submitted
#76 -- Version 1LaMalfa (CA)RepublicanLate Prohibits the use of funds for enforcing the EPA's abandonment criteria for prior converted cropland.Made In Order
#77 -- Version 1Gohmert (TX), Gosar (AZ), Duncan (SC), McKinley (WV)RepublicanLate Prohibits the use of funds to prepare, propose, or promulgate any regulation or guidance related to the social cost of carbon.Made In Order
#78 -- Version 1Krishnamoorthi (IL)DemocratLate Calls for contracting preference for companies that offer on-site childcare for Division Division A.Submitted
#79 -- Version 1Blackburn (TN)RepublicanLate Provides for a one percent across the board cut to the discretionary spending levels in Division A of the bill.Made In Order
#80 -- Version 1LaMalfa (CA)RepublicanLate Requires the Bureau of Reclamation to complete and make available the required Statements of Project Construction Cost and Repayment (SPCCR) for all Klamath Project water projects with outstanding construction cost repayments. Submitted
#81 -- Version 1Budd (NC)RepublicanLate Withdrawn Defunds an Obama administration executive order requiring project labor agreements (PLAs) on large-scale federal construction projects exceeding $25 million in total costs to Division A. Withdrawn
#82 -- Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratIncreases Administration account by $1 million to address environmental concerns in both urban and rural settings.Made In Order
#83 -- Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratLate Allocates an additional $3 million for post-disaster watershed assessment studies.Made In Order
#84 -- Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratLate Allocates an additional $100 million for Army Corps of Engineers construction projects related to flood control. Made In Order
#85 -- Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratLate Prohibits use of funds in contravention of the Department of Energy Organization Act and addresses the need to increase programs that educate minorities in science, technology, engineering and math.Made In Order
#86 -- Version 2Collins, Chris (NY)RepublicanLate Revised Increases funding for Army Corps Investigations account by $1.2 million, for a total of $129.2 million, offset by a reduction of $1.2 million in the Army Corps Expenses account.Made In Order
#87 -- Version 1Abraham (LA)RepublicanLate Increases Corps of Engineers Construction by $17,410,000 and reduces DOE Departmental Administration by the same amount.Made In Order
#88 -- Version 2Abraham (LA)RepublicanLate Revised Increases Corps of Engineers Operations and Maintenance Account by $5,150,000 and reduces DOE Departmental Administration by $6,500,000.Made In Order
#89 -- Version 3Garamendi (CA)DemocratLate Revised Decreases funding for MOX by $115 M, keeping it in line with the President’s budget request as well as the recent determination by Department of Energy to terminate construction of the MOX facility. $15 M would be redirected to the Office of Legacy Management and $100 M would be redirected to other programs within the Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation account.Revised
#90 -- Version 1Collins, Chris (NY)RepublicanLate Increases funding for the Laboratory for Laser Energetics from $68,000,000 to $75,000,000.Submitted
#91 -- Version 1Meeks (NY)DemocratLate Withdrawn Changes the name of the “Negro Bar Channel” to “Joseph Sanford Jr. Channel”.Withdrawn
#92 -- Version 1Plaskett, (VI)DemocratLate Adds navigation and ecosystem restoration as activities eligible for CAP funding set-aside under Public Law 115-123 for certain insular areas. Submitted
#93 -- Version 2Hastings, Alcee (FL)DemocratLate Revised Increases funding for cybersecurity of the electric power grid, offset by funding for fossil energy research and development.Made In Order
#94 -- Version 1Perlmutter (CO)DemocratLate Increases funding for EERE's Facilities and Infrastructure account by $5 million offset by a $5 million reduction to DOE's Departmental Administration account.Made In Order
#95 -- Version 1Foster (IL)DemocratLate Reduces the Nuclear Energy account by $19,100,000 and increases the Department of Energy Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation account by the same amount. Submitted
#96 -- Version 1Castor (FL)DemocratLate Prohibits funds from being made available by the Secretary of Energy under section 202(c) of the Federal Power Act to require by order any temporary connections of facilities, or generation, delivery, or transmission of electricity by a Transmission Organization or under the Defense Production Act to purchase electric storage.Submitted
#97 -- Version 1Rosen (NV), O'Halleran (AZ)DemocratLate Increases funding for the Solar Ready Vets program by $1 millionSubmitted
#98 -- Version 1Esty (CT), Torres (CA)DemocratLate Restores $5 million in funding to the Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) within the Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE). Submitted
DIVISION B LEGISLATIVE BRANCH
# Version Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
#1 -- Version 2Meadows (NC)RepublicanRevised Reestablishes a semiannual Government Accountability Office financial review of obligated expenditures from the Independent Counsel permanent indefinite appropriation, and requires the report’s findings to be submitted to the Committees on Appropriations of the House and Senate, the Committees on Oversight and Government Reform and Judiciary of the House, and the Committees on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs and Judiciary of the Senate. Made In Order
#2 -- Version 2Cohen (TN)DemocratRevised Prohibits the use of funds, made available by this Act for the Members’ Representational Allowance, to enter into any new contract, grant, or cooperative agreement with any Trump related businesses listed on the Trump Organization’s website. The specific properties are listed in the amendment.Revised
#3 -- Version 2Cohen (TN)DemocratRevised Prohibits the use of funds, made available by this Act for the Members’ Representational Allowance, to enter into any new contract, grant, or cooperative agreement with any Trump related business listed in the President Trump’s Annual Financial Disclosure Report submitted to the Office of Government Ethics. The specific properties are listed in the amendment.Revised
#4 -- Version 3Norman (SC)RepublicanRevised Reduces the total amount of Member’s representational allowances, including Members’ clerk hire, official expenses, and official mail by $11 million.Revised
#5 -- Version 2Rosen (NV)DemocratRevised Amends Division B to prohibit agencies from obligating or expending funds appropriated if such funds constitute an earmark.Revised
#6 -- Version 1Rosen (NV)DemocratProhibits the use of funds allocated for Members’ representational allowances for the costs of franked mail: 1) in excess of $10,000 per Member of Congress; 2) that includes content that is purely related to a campaign for election for office; 3) if such mail is both non-electronic mail and includes a photograph; or 4) if such mail is non-electronic mail that constitutes a mass mailing and is sent at any time during the year in which there is a primary election or general election held in which the sending Member is a candidate, prior to the date of that election.Submitted
#7 -- Version 1Rosen (NV)DemocratProhibits the use of funds for a government contribution for the retirement benefits of any Member of Congress who has been convicted of a felony under the laws of a State or the United States.Submitted
#8 -- Version 1Murphy, Stephanie (FL)DemocratProhibits funds made available in this Act from being used to make payments from the Members' Representational Allowance for airline accommodations above coach, except where no coach accommodations are reasonably available, where use of other than coach is necessary to accommodate a medical disability or other special need, or where exceptional security circumstances require the use of other than coach. Submitted
#9 -- Version 1Blum (IA), Rosen (NV)Bi-PartisanProhibits the use of funds to purchase a first-class airline flight for a Member of Congress.Submitted
#10 -- Version 1Jayapal (WA)DemocratProhibits funds from being used to purchase plastic drinking straws. Submitted
#11 -- Version 2Lieu (CA)DemocratRevised Prohibits the use of funds to enter into contracts, grants, or agreements with properties associated with the Trump Organization, enumerated in the amendment to Division B. Revised
#12 -- Version 1Huffman (CA)DemocratImproves Capitol Police policies regarding Members possessing firearms while in the Capitol Complex. Submitted
#13 -- Version 1Cohen (TN)DemocratProhibits the use of funds to purchase plastic drinking straws.Made In Order
#14 -- Version 1Ruiz (CA), Gosar (AZ)Bi-PartisanProhibits use of funds for official travel expenses of Members of Congress and legislative branch employees for airline accommodations other than coach-class.Submitted
#15 -- Version 2Speier (CA)DemocratRevised Expands the climate survey regarding harassment and discrimination in the Congressional workplace, established by Section 5 of the regulations governing H.Res. 630 adopted by the Committee on House Administration on December 19, 2017, to lobbyists who file an LD-2 Disclosure Form with the Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives and to members of the press who receive their Congressional credentials through the U.S. House of Representatives Periodical Press Gallery. Revised
#16 -- Version 1Gosar (AZ)RepublicanEliminates funding in the bill for the Open World Leadership Center Trust Fund. Made In Order
#17 -- Version 2Connolly (VA)DemocratRevised Increases funding for the Government Accountability Office (GAO) by $1 million and decreases funding for Alternate Computing Facility by $3.7 million. Encourages Executive Branch cooperation with GAO audits. Revised
#18 -- Version 1Takano (CA), Delaney (MD), Esty (CT), Foster (IL), Langevin (RI), Lieu (CA), Lujan (NM)DemocratAppropriates $2.5 million to re-institute the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) to help Congress understand emerging technologies and their policy implications. Offset by funds from an administrative account within the Architect of the Capitol. Made In Order
#19 -- Version 1Kildee (MI), Murphy, Stephanie (FL), Gabbard (HI), Mast (FL)Bi-PartisanIncreases funding by $250,000 for the U.S. House of Representatives’ Wounded Warrior Program, which provides employment opportunities within the U.S. House for veterans with service-connected disabilities. Decreases funding for the Architect of the Capitol, Capital Construction and Operations account by an equivalent amount. Made In Order
#20 -- Version 3Esty (CT)DemocratRevised Increases funding by $500,000 for the Office of Employee Assistance under the Office of the Chief Administrative Officer of the House of Representatives to be pulled from the Architect of the Capitol, Capitol Grounds. Made In Order
#21 -- Version 3Esty (CT)DemocratRevised Increases funding by $5 million to the Member Representational Allowance fund and pulled from the Botanical Gardens fund. This funding should be used to incentivize Members to complete performance evaluations for staff. Revised
#22 -- Version 2Soto (FL), Murphy, Stephanie (FL)DemocratLate Withdrawn Increases the funding by $5,000,000 for the Library of Congress Books for the Blind and Physically Handicapped program.Withdrawn
#23 -- Version 1King, Steve (IA)RepublicanLate Bars employment of those unlawfully present.Submitted
#24 -- Version 1King, Steve (IA)RepublicanLate Empowers Capitol Police to enforce immigration laws. Submitted
#25 -- Version 1O'Halleran (AZ)DemocratLate Allows DACA beneficiaries to work on Capitol Hill. Submitted
#26 -- Version 1O'Halleran (AZ)DemocratLate Ensures full funds for the Office of Congressional Ethics. Submitted
#27 -- Version 2DeSantis (FL)RepublicanLate Revised Prohibits the future use of taxpayer dollars to pay sexual harassment and sexual assault claims against members of Congress and staff.Revised
#28 -- Version 1Krishnamoorthi (IL)DemocratLate Requires agency employees to report to OGR, HSGAC, and OGE any time they seek ethics guidance on financial conflict of interest, and the results of that guidance.Submitted
#29 -- Version 1Krishnamoorthi (IL)DemocratLate Prohibits enforcement of an NDA against an agency employee in contravention of federal whistleblower protections. Submitted
#30 -- Version 1Blackburn (TN)RepublicanLate Provides for a one percent across the board cut to the bill’s spending levels. Accounts for the Capitol Police; Architect of the Capitol-Capitol Police Buildings, Grounds and Security; and Office of the Sergeant At Arms shall not be reduced.Made In Order
#31 -- Version 1Budd (NC)RepublicanLate Withdrawn Defunds an Obama administration executive order that requires federal agencies to make use project labor agreements (PLAs) on large-scale federal construction projects exceeding $25 million in total cost.Withdrawn
#32 -- Version 1Renacci (OH)RepublicanLate Expresses sense of the Congress that each year the Comptroller General should present audited financial statements to a Joint Session of Congress. Submitted
#33 -- Version 1Grothman (WI)RepublicanLate Reduces funding for the Architect of the Capitol by $31.5 million and send the savings to the Spending Reduction Account. Submitted
DIVISION C MILCON/VA
# Version Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
#1 -- Version 1Ratcliffe (TX)RepublicanProhibits funds from being used to propose, plan, or execute a new round of Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC). Made In Order
#2 -- Version 1Johnson, Eddie Bernice (TX)DemocratRequires the VA to report on how many delinquent payments by the VA to vendors and contractors there are and the total amount of money. Made In Order
#3 -- Version 2Eshoo (CA)DemocratRevised States that none of the funds made available by this Act may be used by the Army to convey the 17.1 acres of land and the 126 existing housing units known as Shenandoah Square in Mountain View, California.Made In Order
#4 -- Version 1Lowey (NY)DemocratPreserves the Bipartisan Budget Act deal and prevents cuts to VA programs. Holds the non-defense discretionary caps for VA negotiated under the Bipartisan Budget Act harmless when funding for the Veterans Choice Program is transferred from mandatory to discretionary accounts.Submitted
#5 -- Version 1Torres (CA)DemocratDirects the Secretary to use the DOD Base Closure Account to make funding available for the purposes of demolishing facilities closed by prior BRAC rounds.Made In Order
#6 -- Version 2Cohen (TN)DemocratRevised Prohibits the use of funds to enter into any new contract, grant, or cooperative agreement with any Trump related businesses listed on the Trump Organization’s website. The specific properties are listed in the amendment.Revised
#7 -- Version 2Cohen (TN)DemocratRevised Prohibits the use of funds to enter into any new contract, grant, or cooperative agreement with any Trump related business listed in the President Trump’s Annual Financial Disclosure Report submitted to the Office of Government Ethics. The specific properties are listed in the amendment.Revised
#8 -- Version 1Lujan Grisham (NM)DemocratAmends the criteria for temporary disability ratings to include veterans who file a claim for disability compensation. While waiting for a disability rating the veteran is given access to VA medical services and included in tier 3 of VA patient enrollment.Submitted
#9 -- Version 1Lujan Grisham (NM)DemocratDirects the Secretary of the VA to assign an independent federal Health Monitor to underperforming medical centers that receive fewer than three stars in the end-of-year relative performance star rating.Submitted
#10 -- Version 3Carbajal (CA)DemocratRevised Provides $8 million for the Veterans Transportation Program to assist veterans in attending to all their medical appointments in a timely manner.Made In Order
#11 -- Version 1Carbajal (CA)DemocratDirects the Secretary to change the phone system to have local Community Based Outpatient Center answer calls rather than having all calls routed to the major VA Medical Centers in an effort to reduce wait times for veterans on the phone and to provide more timely health services.Made In Order
#12 -- Version 2Rosen (NV)DemocratRevised Amends Division C to prohibit agencies from obligating or expending funds appropriated if such funds constitute an earmark.Revised
#13 -- Version 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
#14 -- Version 2Crist (FL), Blumenauer (OR)DemocratRevised Forbids the VA from discriminating against veterans who use cannabis consistent with the laws of their state.Revised
#15 -- Version 1Culberson (TX)RepublicanWithdrawn Clarifies a Corps of Engineers construction provision in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 to include eligible reimbursements to the non-Federal sponsor for construction completed or ongoing as of the date of passage of the Act.Withdrawn
#16 -- Version 1Castro (TX), Gabbard (HI)DemocratRequires the VA Secretary to authorize a family member to participate in the Burn Pit Registry on behalf of a deceased veteran or member of the Armed Forces who is otherwise eligible to participate. Submitted
#17 -- Version 2Lieu (CA)DemocratRevised Prohibits the use of funds to enter into contracts, grants, or agreements with properties associated with the Trump Organization, enumerated in the amendment to Division C. Revised
#18 -- Version 2Issa (CA), Roybal-Allard (CA)Bi-PartisanWithdrawn Carries out a demonstration program to test a payment and service delivery model through which a Department of Veterans Affairs medical center refers veterans, with their consent, to receive medical services at a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC).Withdrawn
#19 -- Version 1Johnson (OH)RepublicanCalls on the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to develop a standard of hospice care tailored to the unique needs of combat veterans, including Vietnam-era veterans.Made In Order
#20 -- Version 1Ruiz (CA)DemocratWithdrawn Increases funding for VA Medical Services account to conduct educational outreach to veterans to enroll in the burn pits registry, additional research using the registry, and other activities concerning the maintenance of registry. Withdrawn
#21 -- Version 1Ruiz (CA), Welch (VT)DemocratIncreases funding to VA Medical Services account from VA Medical Services account to conduct educational outreach to veterans to enroll in the burn pits registry, additional research using the registry, and other activities concerning the maintenance of registry. Made In Order
#22 -- Version 1Tipton (CO)RepublicanAuthorizes private cemeteries to request grave markers for veterans of World War I if any next of kin cannot be identified.Submitted
#23 -- Version 1Takano (CA), Barragán, (CA), Gonzalez, Vicente (TX)DemocratAddresses the inability of deported veterans, or veterans traveling or living abroad, to effectively access the Veterans' Crisis Line.Submitted
#24 -- Version 2Welch (VT), Ruiz (CA)DemocratRevised Provides $5 million to better assist veterans exposed to burn pits by improving the existing registry and increasing clinical research on burn pit exposure. Decreases the Community Care account by the same amount.Made In Order
#25 -- Version 2Welch (VT)DemocratRevised Reduces funds for the FY20 Community Care account by $50,000 and increases the FY20 Medical Services account by the same amount. This money would be directed to fund a study on the prescription drug prices paid by the VA, as well as patient satisfaction with each program. Revised
#26 -- Version 2Walberg (MI), Rutherford (FL)RepublicanRevised Prevents funds from being used to implement, administer, or enforce a proposed rule by the VA to limit an injured or amputee veteran’s ability to choose a prosthetist or orthotist who meets his or her needs whether employed by the VA or on contract with the VA.Made In Order
#27 -- Version 1Connolly (VA), Norton (DC)DemocratEnsures sufficient funds for the Department of Veterans Affairs Inspector General to provide rigorous oversight of the Washington, D.C. Veterans Affairs Medical Center.Made In Order
#28 -- Version 3Blumenauer (OR), Correa (CA)DemocratRevised Prohibits funds from being used by the Department of Veterans Affairs to deny VHA benefits to veterans, their dependents, and their survivors if they use marijuana in compliance with state law. Revised
#29 -- Version 1Connolly (VA), Doggett (TX)DemocratProhibits the use of funds to house children forcibly separated from their families by the U.S. government at U.S. military installations. Submitted
#30 -- Version 1Kildee (MI)DemocratCreates a funding carve-out for the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment account.Made In Order
#31 -- Version 1Kildee (MI)DemocratIncreases funding for the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment programs and decrease funding for the Construction, Major Projects account.Submitted
#32 -- Version 1Kildee (MI)DemocratIncreases funding in the BRAC account to ensure there is sufficient funding to prevent further contamination of PFAS at former-Wurtsmith AFB.Made In Order
#33 -- Version 1Kildee (MI), Dingell (MI)DemocratProhibits the DoD from using funds in contradiction of Sec. 121(d) of CERCLA which requires the federal government to abide by state laws for cleanup of contaminants in the absence of federal law for that contaminant.Submitted
#34 -- Version 3DeSaulnier (CA), Gallego (AZ)DemocratRevised Prohibits the Department of Veterans Affairs from taking back hard earned separation payments made to service members who receive disability payments for injuries incurred while serving their country. Revised
#35 -- Version 2Keating (MA)DemocratRevised Allocates funding for the VA to create an opioid abuse healthcare kit for community healthcare providers.Made In Order
#36 -- Version 1Keating (MA)DemocratAllocates funding for administrative costs at the VA to ensure providers at VA health facilities complete a continuing medication course in pain management.Made In Order
#37 -- Version 1Blumenauer (OR), Amash (MI), Lee, Barbara (CA), Curbelo (FL), Crowley (NY), Gaetz (FL), Titus (NV), Jones (NC), Cohen (TN), McClintock (CA), Correa (CA), Reed (NY), Perlmutter (CO), Rohrabacher (CA), Pocan (WI), Young, Don (AK), DeFazio (OR), Sanford (SC)Bi-PartisanProhibits funds from being used to limit or interfere with the ability of VA healthcare providers to make appropriate recommendations, fill out forms, or take steps to comply with a medicinal marijuana program approved by a state. Submitted
#38 -- Version 1Correa (CA)DemocratLate Prohibit funds to be used by the Secretary of Defense to assist the Department of Homeland Security to hold or detain children on Department of Defense facilities on the basis of immigration unless the Department of Defense meets child welfare standards as prescribed by current federal law and only in case of emergencies.Submitted
#39 -- Version 2Rosen (NV)DemocratLate Revised Increases funding for veterans’ homelessness assistance programs including Supportive Services to Veteran Families by $1,000,000, and decreases the General Administration account by the corresponding amount.Revised
#40 -- Version 2Rosen (NV)DemocratLate Revised Increases funding for VA opioid treatment and prevention by $1,000,000, and decreases the General Administration account by the corresponding amount.Revised
#41 -- Version 2Rosen (NV)DemocratLate Revised Increases funding for the VA Office of Rural Health by $1,000,000, and decreases the General Administration account by the corresponding amount.Revised
#42 -- Version 2Rosen (NV)DemocratLate Revised Increases funding for veterans suicide prevention outreach by $1,000,000, and decreases the General Administration account by the corresponding amount.Revised
#43 -- Version 1O'Halleran (AZ)DemocratLate Prohibits any changes to the individual unemployability program on the basis of age. Submitted
#44 -- Version 1King, Steve (IA)RepublicanLate Provides a sense of Congress that the Secretary for Veterans Affairs ensure that our nation's veterans should have wheel chairs furnished to them to meet their whole health needs.Submitted
#45 -- Version 1Kildee (MI)DemocratLate Adds $2,000,000 to the Veterans' health account with the intent to increase funding for veterans' suicide prevention. Submitted
#46 -- Version 2Barr (KY)RepublicanLate Revised Transfer $5 million from the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Administration’s (VHA) Medical Community Care Account to the Medical Services Account for the explicit use for the VA’s Adaptive Sports Grant (ASG) program, equine assisted therapy.Made In Order
#47 -- Version 1Krishnamoorthi (IL)DemocratLate Calls for contracting preference for companies that offer on-site childcare for Division C.Submitted
#48 -- Version 1Budd (NC)RepublicanLate Withdrawn Defunds an Obama administration executive order that requires federal agencies to make use project labor agreements (PLAs) on large-scale federal construction projects exceeding $25 million in total cost.Withdrawn
#49 -- Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratLate Increases the amount of funding for Supportive Services for Veterans Families by $2 million offset by a reduction of a $2.5 million in the funding for the V A's information Technology Systems. Made In Order
#50 -- Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratLate Prohibits the use of funds in contravention of the U.S. Code regarding benefits for homeless veterans in training and outreach programs.Made In Order
#51 -- Version 1McSally (AZ), Hice, Jody (GA), Arrington (TX), Gosar (AZ)RepublicanLate Prohibits funds made available by the Military Construction/VA Division of this bill from being used in contravention of EO 13837 entitled “Ensuring Transparency, Accountability, and Efficiency in Taxpayer-Funded Union Time Use” which limits the amount of “official time” federal employees can devote to union duties to no more than 25%. Submitted
#52 -- Version 1Renacci (OH)RepublicanLate Withdrawn Ensures that Battlefield Crosses are able to be displayed at national cemeteries Withdrawn
#53 -- Version 1Rice, Kathleen (NY), Esty (CT)DemocratLate Expresses the sense of Congress that the Secretary of Veterans Affairs should change the motto of the Department of Veterans Affairs to be more inclusive.Submitted
#54 -- Version 2Peters, Scott (CA)DemocratLate Revised Prohibits funds from being transferred from programs supporting veteran homelessness services.Made In Order
#55 -- Version 1Flores (TX)RepublicanLate Directs the Department of Veterans Affairs not to relocate a Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Residential Rehabilitation Program (PRRP).Submitted
#56 -- Version 1Flores (TX)RepublicanLate Directs the Department of Veterans Affairs not to alter an existing cooperative arrangement with a Medical School established under 38 U.S.C. 82.Made In Order
#57 -- Version 1Carter, John (TX)RepublicanLate Provides $1,138,000,000 in fiscal year 2019 for programs and activities authorized under the VA Mission Act of 2018, including the new Veterans Community Care Program and the Family Caregivers Program. The funding level is equal to the CBO estimate for FY19 costs of the VA Mission Act. Considered As Adopted
#58 -- Version 1McSally (AZ)RepublicanLate Mandates that no less than $225,000,000 may be appropriated for VA mental health and suicide prevention programs. Made In Order