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REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 9-4 on Tuesday, May 7, 2019.
FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 357:
Agreed to by record vote of 227-191, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 227-190, on Thursday, May 9, 2019.
1. Structured rule for H.R. 986.
2. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
4. Provides that the bill shall be considered as read.
5. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill.
6. Makes in order only those 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.
7. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in Part A of the report.
8. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
9. Structured rule for H.R. 2157.
10. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations.
11. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
12. Provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 116-12, modified by the amendment printed in part B of the Rules Committee report, shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.
13. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.
14. Provides that clause 2(e) of Rule XXI shall not apply during consideration of the bill.
15. Makes in order only those further amendments to H.R. 2157 printed in part C of the Rules Committee report. Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.
16. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in part C of the report.
17. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
|1||Version 1||Schrier (WA), Murphy (FL), Harder (CA)||Democrat||Includes $30,000,000 to repair or rebuild child care facilities affected by disasters covered under this bill and distributed based on assessed need.||Submitted|
|2||Version 2||Axne (IA), Fortenberry (NE)||Bi-Partisan||Revised Increases the Emergency Watershed Program by $310 million.||Made in Order|
|3||Version 1||Axne (IA)||Democrat||Increases the Emergency Conservation Program by $100 million.||Submitted|
|4||Version 2||Axne (IA)||Democrat||Revised Increases the Federal Highway Administration Emergency Relief Program by $500 million.||Made in Order|
|5||Version 1||Fortenberry (NE), Axne (IA)||Bi-Partisan||Increases funding for the Emergency Watershed Protection Program by $435 million.||Submitted|
|6||Version 2||Scott, Austin (GA), Aderholt (AL), Dunn (FL), Harder (CA), Rice, Tom (SC), Roby (AL), Rouzer (NC), Scott, David (GA), Wilson, Joe (SC), Yoho (FL), Byrne (AL)||Bi-Partisan||Revised Allows the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture to utilize unused funds in the Wildfires and Hurricanes Indemnity Program (WHIP) for Hurricanes Florence and Michael, other hurricanes, typhoons, volcanic activity, or wildfires occurring in calendar year 2017, 2018, or 2019 under such terms and conditions as determined by the Secretary.||Revised|
|7||Version 1||LaMalfa (CA)||Republican||Makes the federal cost share 100% for debris removal and essential assistance related to damages from the Camp Fire in 2018.||Submitted|
|8||Version 1||LaMalfa (CA), Garamendi (CA)||Bi-Partisan||Provides legislative authority to temporarily make eligible rural communities directly impacted by the 2018 wildfires that have a population under 35,000 for various rural development funding opportunities.||Submitted|
|9||Version 1||Axne (IA)||Democrat||Makes expenses related to crop, tree, bush, and vine losses due to the 2019 Iowa flooding eligible for funds under the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018.||Submitted|
|10||Version 1||Axne (IA)||Democrat||Requires the Army Corps of Engineers to report to Congress the before, during, and immediate action steps that were taken in regards to the 2019 Missouri River flooding and related waters.||Submitted|
|11||Version 1||Carter, Buddy (GA), Dunn (FL), Bishop, Sanford (GA)||Bi-Partisan||Withdrawn Allows individuals who grow timber with the intent of sale to take a tax deduction for the fair market value lost in the case of a catastrophic loss as long as the farmer reforests within 5 years of the loss.||Withdrawn|
|12||Version 3||Sablan (MP)||Democrat||Revised Increases funding for waste water treatment plants impacted by Typhoon Yutu by $8,800,000 based on EPA cost estimates for repair and resiliency updated on March 20, 2019.||Made in Order|
|13||Version 2||Scott, Bobby (VA), Lewis (GA), Lee, Barbara (CA)||Democrat||Revised Appropriates $2 million to the 400 Years of African-American History Commission, which was signed into law in January 2018. 2019 is the 400th anniversary of the “twenty and odd” enslaved Africans who arrived in English North America at Point Comfort, Virginia. Unfortunately, the 400 Years Commission has received no federal funds to date, while previous anniversary and commemorative commissions received generous federal funding. This funding is critical to the commission’s success.||Revised|
|14||Version 3||Huffman (CA), Rouda (CA), Torres, Norma (CA)||Democrat||Revised Prohibits funds in the bill from being used to enforce regulations requiring within two years construction of agency relief projects funded by the Federal Highway Administration.||Made in Order|
|15||Version 1||Jayapal (WA)||Democrat||Restricts DHS funding in this Act from being used for the construction or expansion of immigration detention facilities.||Submitted|
|16||Version 1||Rouda (CA)||Democrat||Allows authorized Army Corps of Engineers projects to utilize alternate project delivery methods to accelerate projects, enhance construction quality, and better manage financial risks; and provides that such projects shall be automatically approved for self-administration by the associated non-federal agency partner upon request, subject to veto by the Secretary of the Army.||Submitted|
|17||Version 1||Rouda (CA)||Democrat||For the Army Corps of Engineers’ Investigations account, (1) allows authorized Army Corps of Engineers projects to utilize alternate project delivery methods to accelerate projects, enhance construction quality, and better manage financial risks; and (2) provides that such projects shall be automatically approved for self-administration by the associated non-federal agency partner upon request, subject to veto by the Secretary of the Army.||Submitted|
|18||Version 1||Taylor (TX)||Republican||Provides FEMA-certified Search and Rescue dogs with certain Federal protections during a Presidentially-declared emergency or disaster.||Submitted|
|19||Version 1||Graves, Garret (LA)||Republican||Requires the HUD Secretary to issue guidance pursuant to section 1210 of the FAA Reauthorization Act (P.L. 115-254) and section 312 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5155) within 7 days of the enactment of this act.||Submitted|
|20||Version 1||Graves, Garret (LA)||Republican||Requires the Secretary to publish the allocations within 7 days.||Submitted|
|21||Version 1||Cicilline (RI)||Democrat||Prohibits funds in the bill from being used by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) to close state offices under the CNCS Transformation and Sustainability Plan.||Submitted|
|22||Version 1||Perlmutter (CO)||Democrat||Increases funding by $5 million for NOAA’s weather forecasting, modeling, and cloud computing programs, including the Earth Prediction Innovation Center.||Made in Order|
|23||Version 1||Garamendi (CA), Panetta (CA), Eshoo (CA), Hill, Katie (CA), Rouda (CA)||Democrat||Specifies that projects funded under the Federal Transit Administration's Public Transportation Emergency Relief Program have up to 6 fiscal years following the disaster occurrence to advance to the construction obligation stage.||Submitted|
|24||Version 1||Garamendi (CA), Panetta (CA), Eshoo (CA), Hill, Katie (CA), Rouda (CA)||Democrat||Specifies that projects funded under the Federal Highway Administration’s Emergency Relief Program have up to 6 fiscal years following the disaster occurrence to advance to the construction obligation stage.||Submitted|
|25||Version 2||Rice, Tom (SC)||Republican||Revised Waives the non-federal cost-share requirement for FEMA disaster relief funding for South Carolina impacted by Hurricane Florence and Hurricane Irma.||Revised|
|26||Version 2||Rice, Tom (SC)||Republican||Revised Waives the non-federal cost-share requirement for FEMA disaster relief funding for rural areas that have been impacted by more than two major disasters in the last five years.||Revised|
|27||Version 2||Dunn (FL)||Republican||Revised Increases the amount of MilCon funding for the Air Force by $300,000,000 to expedite the rebuild of installations affected by 2018 hurricanes.||Revised|
|28||Version 2||Dunn (FL)||Republican||Revised Increases the amount of MilCon funding for the Air Force by $300,000,000 and the U.S. Marine Corps and Navy by $385,000,000 to expedite the rebuild of installations affected by 2018 hurricanes.||Made in Order|
|29||Version 2||Rice, Tom (SC)||Republican||Revised Waives the non-federal cost-share requirement for FEMA disaster relief funding in an impacted area where the median household income is less than 80% the national average or where more than 20% of the population is below the national poverty level.||Revised|
|30||Version 2||Dunn (FL)||Republican||Revised Requires that the Coast Guard provide a report to the Transportation and Infrastructure Committees on their strategy to mitigate potential delays in Offshore Patrol Cutter projects following the effects of Hurricane Michael.||Revised|
|31||Version 1||Rice, Tom (SC), Smith, Adrian (NE), Dunn (FL), Rouzer (NC), Scott, Austin (GA), Axne (IA), King, Steve (IA), Fortenberry (NE), Finkenauer (IA), Loebsack (IA)||Bi-Partisan||Provides tax relief to people and businesses affected by natural disasters from January 1, 2018 to the date of enactment.||Submitted|
|32||Version 2||Radewagen (AS)||Republican||Revised Amends the dollar amount of nutritional assistance for American Samoa from $5,000,000 to $18,000,000.||Made in Order|
|33||Version 2||Dunn (FL), Bacon (NE), Fortenberry (NE), Rutherford (FL), Diaz-Balart (FL), Lawson (FL), Cunningham (SC)||Bi-Partisan||Revised Increases the Air Force Operation and Maintenance account to fulfill the Air Force’s needs to recover Tyndall AFB, Offut AFB as well as mitigate projects that the Air Force deferred to offset shortages in funding due to recovery efforts at Tyndall AFB and Offut AFB.||Revised|
|34||Version 1||Titus (NV), King, Peter (NY), Quigley (IL), Espaillat (NY), Rice, Kathleen (NY), Buchanan (FL), Blumenauer (OR), Moulton (MA), Casten (IL), Lieu (CA)||Bi-Partisan||Instructs the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to lift the stay on its December 2012 contingency planning rule for entities regulated by the Animal Welfare Act (AWA). The rule requires each covered entity to develop, document, and follow an emergency contingency plan for the humane handling, treatment, transportation, housing, and care of its animals in the event of an emergency or disaster.||Submitted|
|35||Version 1||Yoho (FL), Lawson (FL), Dunn (FL), Rutherford (FL), Diaz-Balart (FL)||Bi-Partisan||Specifies that blueberry productivity losses in calendar year 2018 as a result of hurricane damage in calendar year 2017 and milk productivity losses during calendar year 2017 are eligible for assistance under the Wildfires and Hurricanes Indemnity Program.||Submitted|
|36||Version 1||Dunn (FL), Lawson (FL), Scott, Austin (GA), Yoho (FL), Rutherford (FL), Diaz-Balart (FL)||Bi-Partisan||Includes timber and aquacultured plants and animals on the list of crops eligible for agricultural loss payments under title 1.||Submitted|
|37||Version 2||Fortenberry (NE), Bacon (NE), Dunn (FL)||Republican||Revised Increases the Air Force Operation and Maintenance account by $270,000,000 to fulfill the United States Air Force’s needs to recover installations severely affected by natural disasters in 2018 and 2019.||Revised|
|38||Version 3||Cunningham (SC), Young (AK), Turner (OH), Fortenberry (NE), Dunn (FL), Murphy (FL), Lawson (FL), Clyburn (SC), Bishop, Rob (UT)||Bi-Partisan||Revised Increases Air Force Operations and Maintenance by $270 million.||Made in Order|
|39||Version 1||Fortenberry (NE)||Republican||Allows non-Federal sponsors to undertake operations, repairs, and other activities on certain flood control infrastructure and be reimbursed at the current Federal cost-share rate of 80 percent.||Submitted|
|40||Version 3||Cunningham (SC)||Democrat||Revised Specifies that, at the Secretary of Veterans Affairs’ discretion, available funds may be used towards improving severe weather resiliency at VA medical facilities, especially in coastal regions.||Revised|
|41||Version 1||Dunn (FL)||Republican||Requires the Secretary of Homeland Security and FEMA administrator to produce a report detailing ways to lower costs and expedite delivery of mobile housing units for individuals approved for direct housing assistance.||Submitted|
|42||Version 3||Schrier (WA), Brindisi (NY), Newhouse (WA), Harder (CA), McMorris Rodgers (WA)||Bi-Partisan||Revised Limits the matching requirement for the Specialty Crop Research Initiative.||Made in Order|
|43||Version 1||Smith, Adrian (NE)||Republican||Offsets the cost of the bill by rescinding previously appropriated funds.||Submitted|
|44||Version 1||Graves, Sam (MO), Cleaver (MO)||Bi-Partisan||Expands eligibility for Army Corps of Engineers' investigations to reduce risk from future floods and hurricanes to areas that experienced a disaster in 2019. Currently, only states from areas that were impacted by Hurricanes Florence and Michael, Typhoon Mangkhut, Super Typhoon Yutu, and Tropical Storm Gita are included.||Submitted|
|45||Version 2||González-Colón, Jenniffer (PR)||Republican||Revised Includes first responders, nonemergency medical, solid waste and stormwater management, and emergency supply transportation services in the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act definition of "critical services" eligible for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance, retroactively to August 2017, stipulating this refers to emergency requirements under the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.||Revised|
|46||Version 1||Davis, Rodney (IL), Kinzinger (IL), Bost (IL), Bustos (IL), LaHood (IL), Shimkus (IL), Adams (NC), Rush (IL)||Bi-Partisan||Opens FEMA’s Pre-Disaster Mitigation grant application process for FY19 to any State, Territory, or Federally-recognized tribe that failed to submit an application for any reason, for a period of 30 days.||Submitted|
|47||Version 1||Plaskett (VI)||Democrat||Allows the Federal Emergency Management Agency, for the duration of the recovery in the United States Virgin Islands and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, to rebuild additional infrastructure — including roads, public housing, and public buildings — to be more resilient than prior to Hurricanes Irma and Maria in order to withstand future storms.||Submitted|
|48||Version 1||Davis, Rodney (IL)||Republican||Clarifying language stating that the Illinois River is part of the Mississippi River and Tributaries to ensure that the State has access to additional funding made available in this section.||Submitted|
|49||Version 3||Lowey (NY)||Democrat||MANAGER’S AMENDMENT Revised Provides additional guidance to FEMA in implementing section 20601 of Public Law 115–123 and section 502 of this Act. Specifically it clarifies the types of costs that are eligible under those provisions when providing assistance to territories struck by recent hurricanes and when determining whether to repair or replace a facility or system. In addition the amendment includes $91.2 million for necessary repairs to federal buildings and courthouses that suffered significant damage due to Hurricane Florence. Makes technical correction to flood insurance extension.||Considered as Adopted|
|50||Version 2||Fletcher (TX), Olson (TX)||Bi-Partisan||Late Revised Changes FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant match processes to allow for quicker development of simple projects.||Revised|
|51||Version 2||Fletcher (TX), Graves, Garret (LA), Rouzer (NC), Jackson Lee (TX)||Bi-Partisan||Late Revised Shortens the time requirement of the publication of rules of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Community Development Fund in Public Law 115-123.||Made in Order|
|52||Version 2||Abraham (LA)||Republican||Late Revised Increases funding for Military Construction for the Army National Guard by $16.5 million to repair damages to Army National Guard facilities as a result of tornadoes in 2018.||Revised|
|53||Version 2||Abraham (LA)||Republican||Late Revised Provides $40 million for Army National Guard Operations and Maintenance to repair damages to Army National Guard facilities as a result of Hurricanes Michael and Florence, and tornadoes in 2018.||Revised|
|54||Version 1||Harder (CA)||Democrat||Late Provides that growers of nuts, including almonds, walnuts, and pistachios whose crops were tainted or degraded in quality by smoke from a 2018 wildfire are eligible for assistance under this Act, even if the damage is discovered after the almond, walnut, or pistachios have been removed from the tree.||Submitted|
|55||Version 1||Brindisi (NY), Katko (NY)||Bi-Partisan||Late Requires the International Joint Commission to report on planned mitigation activities to prevent a major flooding event for coastal communities on Lake Ontario.||Submitted|
|56||Version 1||Banks (IN)||Republican||Late Rescinds $17,363,000,000 from the unobligated balances of the Disaster Relief Fund.||Submitted|
|57||Version 1||Tipton (CO)||Republican||Late Provides $500,000 to the Small Business Administration to lead a public information and awareness campaign targeted at state and local governments for the purpose of educating them on how Small Business Administration Disaster Loans can be accessed after a wildfire has burned on federal land.||Submitted|
|58||Version 1||Calvert (CA), McCarthy (CA), McClintock (CA), LaMalfa (CA), Nunes (CA), Cook (CA), Hunter (CA)||Republican||Late Makes previously appropriated funding available for all water projects recommended to receive funds pursuant to the WIIN Act.||Submitted|
|59||Version 1||Rogers, Mike (AL), Collins, Doug (GA)||Republican||Late Provides supplemental appropriations to address the humanitarian and national security crisis on the southern border. This amendment mirrors President Trump's request for additional resources transmitted to Congress on May 1, 2019.||Submitted|
|60||Version 1||Graves, Garret (LA)||Republican||Late Requires the Secretary to submit guidance related to the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 within 14 days of enactment and would directly appropriate related funds to the states if that deadline expires without such guidance.||Submitted|
|61||Version 2||Jackson Lee (TX)||Democrat||Late Revised Prohibits funds in the bill from being used to prohibit the FEMA Administrator from monitoring the response given to disaster victims in order to ensure quality control or becoming aware of complaints regarding the response given to disaster victims and having in place a mechanism to address such complaints.||Revised|
|62||Version 1||Palmer (AL)||Republican||Late Allows funds to be transferred to carry out a national emergency declaration.||Submitted|
|63||Version 1||Jackson Lee (TX)||Democrat||Late Revised Provides an additional $1 million for Electricity Delivery to remain available until expended for necessary expenses related to the consequences of Hurricanes Harvey, Maria, Irma, and Maria, and Super Typhoon Yutu including technical assistance related to electric grids.||Revised|
|64||Version 2||Jackson Lee (TX)||Democrat||Late Revised Provides a minimum of $1 million for wastewater and drinking water treatment works and facilities impacted by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria.||Revised|
Motion by Mr. Cole to report an open rule for H.R. 986 and H.R. 2157. Defeated: 4–9
Motion by Mr. Woodall to amend the rule to H.R. 986 to make in order and provide the appropriate waivers to amendment #22, offered by Rep. Flores (TX), which requires the Office of the Chief Actuary of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to certify that the bill will not increase premiums for qualified health plans offered through an American Health Benefit Exchange prior to the law taking effect; and to amend the rule to H.R. 2157 to make in order and provide the appropriate waivers to amendment # 6, offered by Rep. Austin Scott (GA), which allows the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture to utilize unused funds in the Wildfires and Hurricanes Indemnity Program (WHIP) for Hurricanes Florence and Michael, other hurricanes, typhoons, volcanic activity, or wildfires occurring in calendar year 2017, 2018, or 2019 under such terms and conditions as determined by the Secretary. Defeated: 4–9
Motion by Mrs. Lesko to amend the rule to H.R. 986 to make in order and provide the appropriate waivers to amendment #9, offered by Rep. Walden (OR), which strikes all that follows the Short Title and replaces the language with H.R. 692, the Pre-existing Conditions Protection Act of 2019; and to amend the rule to H.R. 2157 to make in order and provide the appropriate waivers to amendment #59, offered by Rep. Rogers (AL) which provides supplemental appropriations to address the humanitarian and national security crisis on the southern border. This amendment mirrors President Trump's request for additional resources transmitted to Congress on May 1, 2019. Defeated: 4–9
Motion by Ms. Shalala to report the rule. Adopted: 9-4