Senate amendment to H.R. 1957 - Great American Outdoors Act

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Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 8-3 on Friday, July 17, 2020.

MANAGERS: Perlmutter/Woodall

1. Structured rule for H.R. 6395.
2. Provides one hour of 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 116-57 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. Section 2 provides that following debate, each further amendment printed in the Rules Committee report not earlier considered as part of amendments en bloc pursuant to section 3 shall be considered 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debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, may be withdrawn by the proponent at any time before the question is put thereon, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.
7. Section 3 provides that at any time after debate the chair of the Committee on Armed Services or his designee may offer amendments en bloc consisting of further amendments printed in the Rules Committee report not earlier disposed of. Amendments en bloc shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for 30 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.
8. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in the Rules Committee report and amendments en bloc described in section 3.
9. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
10. Closed rule for H.R. 7027.
11. Provides one hour of debate equally divided among and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations and the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Education and Labor.
12. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
13. Provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 116-58 shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.
14. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.
15. Provides that clause 2(e) of rule XXI shall not apply during consideration of the bill.
16. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
17. Closed rule for H.R. 7327.
18. Provides one hour of debate equally divided among and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations and the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means.
19. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
20. Provides that the bill shall be considered as read.
21. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill.
22. Provides that clause 2(e) of rule XXI shall not apply during consideration of the bill.
23. Provides one motion to recommit.
24. Provides for consideration of the Senate amendments to H.R. 1957.
25. Makes in order a single motion offered by the chair of the Committee on Natural Resources or his designee that the House concur in the Senate amendments.
26. Provides one hour of debate on the motion equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Natural Resources.
27. Waives all points of order against consideration of the motion and provides that it shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.
28. Provides that the Senate amendments and the motion shall be considered as read.

29. Amends H.Res. 967, agreed to May 15, 2020 (as amended by House Resolution 1017, agreed to June 25, 2020): (1) in section 4, by striking "July 31, 2020" and inserting "September 21, 2020"; (2) in section 11, by striking "legislative day of July 31, 2020" and inserting "calendar day of September 20, 2020"; and (3) in section 12, by striking "July 31, 2020" and inserting "September 21, 2020".

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
1Version 1Foxx (NC)RepublicanAllows unobligated funds in the Land and Water Conservation Fund to be invested in a public debt security, with income from those investments to be used for deficit reduction.Submitted
2Version 1Bishop, Rob (UT)RepublicanStrikes section 3 (Land and Water Conservation Fund permanent appropriation).Submitted
3Version 1Bishop, Rob (UT)RepublicanRestores provision under Land and Water Conservation Fund which requires 85 percent of federal land acquisition funds for the National Forest System be spent east of the 100th meridian.Submitted
4Version 1Bishop, Rob (UT)RepublicanBeginning in fiscal year 2026, allows federal monies allocated under the Land and Water Conservation Fund to be used for priority deferred maintenance projects in national parks, national wildlife refuges, national forests, Bureau of Land Management land, and Bureau of Indian Education schools.Submitted
5Version 1Bishop, Rob (UT)RepublicanEnsures that sufficient funds are available for priority deferred maintenance projects in national parks, national wildlife refuges, national forests, Bureau of Land Management land, and Bureau of Indian Education schools by allowing Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) federal monies to be used for that purpose if there is a shortfall. The amendment also reinstates a provision in existing law struck by the bill (the provision currently requires that 85% of LWCF federal funds for national forest land acquisition be spent in eastern States).Submitted
6Version 1Biggs (AZ)RepublicanIncreases the share of funding set aside for hunting, fishing, and outdoor recreationSubmitted
7Version 1Gosar (AZ), Johnson, Dusty (SD)RepublicanAdds the Indian Health Service to the list of entities provided funding to reduce the maintenance backlog.Submitted
8Version 1Gosar (AZ), Johnson, Dusty (SD)RepublicanIncreases the amount of money provided to reduce the maintenance backlog for Indian Education.Submitted
9Version 1Gosar (AZ), Gohmert (TX)RepublicanSecures permanent full funding for the Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) program and makes minor technical changes to the underlying program.Submitted
10Version 1Johnson, Dusty (SD), Gosar (AZ)RepublicanFunds allocated for acquisition may be used for emergency maintenance to protect human health, access or environmental protection.Submitted
11Version 1Gosar (AZ)RepublicanProvides that no funds made available in the act shall be expended in a county that is more than 50% owned by the federal government without offsetting sale of acreage to ensure no net loss of private land in the County.Submitted
12Version 1Gosar (AZ)RepublicanRequires an annual report detailing spending of acquisition dollars by state and territory.Submitted
13Version 1Gosar (AZ)RepublicanIncreases the state share of LWCF money from "40%" to "50%" of the amounts in the fund.Submitted
14Version 1Gosar (AZ)RepublicanRequires a GAO report providing an accounting of the expenditures made under this Act and the amendments made by this Act and whether those expenditures were consistent with the directives (including percentages and dollar amounts) provided by this Act and amendments made by this Act.Submitted
15Version 1Gosar (AZ), Crawford (AR), Gohmert (TX), Kaptur (OH), Ryan (OH), Visclosky (IN), Lamb (PA)Bi-PartisanRequires that the billions spent on infrastructure in the bill adhere to a “Buy America” set of conditions. Adding language to include strong Buy America language will ensure that federal spending in the bill prioritizes American workers and manufacturing.Submitted
16Version 2Graves, Garret (LA)RepublicanRevised Requires the secretary to divest of certain federal lands.Revised
17Version 2Graves, Garret (LA)RepublicanRevised Requires the secretary to certify to mitigate lands impacted by energy development before using any finds under this actRevised
18Version 2Graves, Garret (LA)RepublicanRevised Requires maintenance projects to have a 2:1 cost-to-benefit ratio.Revised
19Version 2Graves, Garret (LA)RepublicanRevised Requires the Secretary to implement ecological restoration and hurricane protection projects that provide more cost savings to the federal government.Revised
20Version 2Graves, Garret (LA)RepublicanRevised Requires the secretary to spend at least 25 percent of funds for acquisition within 10 miles of the oceans or one of the Great Lakes.Revised
21Version 1Westerman (AR)RepublicanAdds Army Corps of Engineers and other DoD public lands to maintenance backlog fund.Submitted
22Version 1Westerman (AR)RepublicanAllows for in-kind donations of labor and materials.Submitted
23Version 1Griffith (VA)RepublicanDirects the Secretary of Agriculture to conduct a study on volunteerism in the National Forest System and to identify potential barriers to increasing volunteerism for the Forest Service.Submitted
24Version 1Richmond (LA), Johnson, Eddie Bernice (TX), Thompson, Bennie (MS), Sewell (AL), Scalise (LA), Graves, Garret (LA), Olson (TX), Palazzo (MS), Byrne (AL)Bi-PartisanProviders parity through the GOMESA program and removes an arbitrary cap on royalties to states.Submitted
25Version 1Smith, Jason (MO)RepublicanProhibits further land acquisition by a Federal land management agency until the agency has completed all of it's deferred maintenance.Submitted
26Version 1Gohmert (TX)RepublicanAllows for counties to terminate the use stewardship contracts for a period of two fiscal years.Submitted
27Version 1Westerman (AR)RepublicanAllows for in-kind donations of labor and materialsSubmitted
28Version 1Westerman (AR)RepublicanAdds DoD and ACoE public lands sites to deferred maintenance fundSubmitted
29Version 1Crawford (AR), Gosar (AZ)RepublicanRequires 30 percent of funds provided under the act be expended on acquisitions in states and territories in which the Federal government holds title to less than 30 percent of the land mass.Submitted