H.R. 268 - Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2019

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    Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2019

Rule Information

REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 8-4 on Tuesday, January 15, 2019.

Agreed to by record vote of 230-193, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 230-194, on Wednesday, January 16, 2019.

MANAGERS: Raskin/Cole

1. Structured rule.

2. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations, or their respective designees.

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 116-2, modified by the amendment printed in part A of the Rules Committee report, shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.

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

6. Provides that clause 2(e) of rule XXI shall not apply during consideration of the bill.

7. 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, 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 part B of the report.

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

10. Waives the requirement of clause 6(a) of Rule XIII for a two-thirds vote to consider a report from the Committee on Rules on the same day it presented to the House with respect to any resolution reported through the legislative day of January 23, 2019, relating to a measure making or continuing appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019.

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
1Version 4Sablan (MP)DemocratRevised Increases the funding for the Northern Marianas Medicaid program by $16 million to help the islands in recovery from Typhoon Mangkhut and Super Typhoon Yutu.Made In Order
2Version 1Sablan (MP)DemocratIncreases funding for the Marianas food stamps block grant by $15,000,000 to cover the cost of households, not previously eligible for aid, who remain in need of assistance because of continuing income loss after Typhoon Mangkhut and Super Typhoon Yutu. Out of total population of 53,883, the Food and Nutrition Service reports 40,377 people qualified for disaster nutrition benefits.Made In Order
3Version 1Tipton (CO)RepublicanDivert $100,000 away from the $1,160,000,000 allotted for the Community Development Fund (pg. 54) for an education program at the Small Business Administration to raise awareness among state and local governments regarding the availability of Small Business Administration Economic Injury Disaster Loan declarations in areas that experience wildfires that burn specifically on Federal lands.Submitted
4Version 1Tipton (CO)RepublicanCreate a sub-declaration for the Stafford Act, declarable by the Governor of a State, that would make businesses impacted by wildfires on federal lands eligible for SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans.Submitted
5Version 1Tipton (CO)RepublicanRequire the Forest Service to file a report with the Small Business Administration if it observes or receives reports of three or more seemingly severe incidents of impact to private businesses resulting either directly from a wildfire or from events related to a wildfire that burned on or adjacent to Federal lands. Upon receiving the report, the SBA must assess the reported damage and wildfire radius to consider issuing an Economic Injury Disaster Loan declaration.Submitted
6Version 1Moore (WI)DemocratAllocate $600,000,000 to refill WIC accounts strained by the government shutdown. Submitted
7Version 1Rice, Tom (SC)RepublicanIncrease the CDBG-DR account by $6,560,000,000 in relation to Hurricane Florence. Submitted
8Version 1Rice, Tom (SC)RepublicanRemove the prohibition on the Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s ability to waive requirements related to the environment. Made In Order
9Version 1Palazzo (MS)RepublicanModifies the definition of losses established in title I of the subdivision 1 of division B of Public Law 115-123 by creating eligibility for losses that resulted from Tropical Storm Cindy.Submitted
10Version 2Dunn (FL), Lawson (FL)Bi-PartisanWithdrawn Increases the disaster supplemental funding of the Air Force’s Operations and Maintenance account as well as the Military Construction account.Withdrawn
11Version 2Thompson, Mike (CA), LaMalfa (CA), Garamendi (CA), Huffman (CA), Harder (CA), Lowenthal (CA), Napolitano (CA), Correa (CA), Carbajal (CA), Brownley (CA), Hill, Katie (CA), Porter, Katie (CA), Eshoo (CA), Sherman (CA), Torres, Norma (CA), Calvert (CA), Hunter (CA), Lofgren (CA), Peters, Scott (CA), McCarthy, Kevin (CA), Lieu (CA), Bass, Karen (CA), Chu (CA), McNerney (CA), Cook (CA)Bi-PartisanRevised Makes the federal cost share 90 percent for debris removal and essential assistance costs related to disasters declared as a result of a wildfire in 2018. Revised
12Version 1Thompson, Mike (CA)DemocratClarifies that winegrape growers whose crops were tainted by smoke from a 2018 wildfire are eligible for assistance under this Act, even if the damage is discovered after the grapes have been removed from the vine. Made In Order
13Version 2Thompson, Mike (CA), Torres, Norma (CA)DemocratRevised Increases funding by $50 million for the Community Development Fund to help address unmet infrastructure needs for grantees that received allocations for disasters that occurred in 2017.Made In Order
14Version 1Cuellar (TX)DemocratCorrect language in order to authorize the dispersal of Hurricane Harvey Disaster Recovery funding intended for the National Estuarine Research Reserve System (NERRS). The funds have already been appropriated to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration through FY18 legislation. Submitted
15Version 2Yoho (FL)RepublicanRevised Include fluid milk under the definition of “crop” for purposes of carrying out the 2017 Wildfires and Hurricanes Indemnity Program. Revised
16Version 2Yoho (FL)RepublicanRevised Include blueberries at any developmental stage under the definition of “crop” for purposes of carrying out the 2017 Wildfires and Hurricanes Indemnity Program. Revised
17Version 1Holding (NC), Budd (NC), Dunn (FL), Rice, Tom (SC), Rouzer (NC), Yoho (FL)RepublicanProvide various forms of tax relief for individuals and businesses impacted by recent natural disasters including Hurricanes Florence and Michael, Typhoons Mangkhut and Yutu, the Mendocino, Camp, and Woolsey wildfires, the Kilauea volcanic eruption, and the Hawaiian storms, flooding, and mudslides, storms in Wisconsin, Texas storms, North Carolina storms, Indiana storms, Alabama storms, and Tropical Storm Gita.Submitted
18Version 3Westerman (AR), Panetta (CA)Bi-PartisanRevised Increases the funding for USFS State and Private Forestry account, with the goals of helping state and private forest managers recover from the catastrophic fires of 2018 and helping these land managers prepare for the next fire season. Made In Order
19Version 1Dunn (FL), Lawson (FL), Yoho (FL)Bi-PartisanAdds timber to the list of crops eligible for payments related to losses sustained from natural disasters during calendar year 2018.Submitted
20Version 1Dunn (FL)RepublicanWithdrawn Allows certain homeowners in Gulf County, FL access to FEMA and other federal disaster assistance by codifying a Fish and Wildlife Service recommended change to the Coastal Barrier Resources System Unit. Withdrawn
21Version 1Dunn (FL)RepublicanRequires the FEMA Administrator to produce a report within 30 days on a strategy to expedite the delivery of housing units for those approved for direct housing assistance after the 2018 disasters. Submitted
22Version 3Jayapal (WA)DemocratRevised Restricts DHS funding from being used for the construction or expansion of immigration detention facilities.Made In Order
23Version 1Richmond (LA), Graves, Garret (LA), Rouzer (NC)Bi-PartisanAmends section to clarify that the process for addressing duplication of benefits should be handled in accordance with current law.Made In Order
24Version 1Richmond (LA), Graves, Garret (LA), Rouzer (NC)Bi-PartisanWithdrawn Strikes language regarding duplication of benefitsWithdrawn
25Version 4Radewagen (AS)RepublicanRevised Increases the amount of nutritional assistance appropriated in Sec. 101 by $5,000,000Made In Order
26Version 2Velázquez (NY)DemocratRevised Provides $5 million to conduct an independent study, including a survey of participants, on the impact of the additional benefits provided through disaster nutrition assistance on the food insecurity, health status, and well-being of program participantsMade In Order
27Version 1Velázquez (NY), González-Colón, Jenniffer (PR)Bi-PartisanProvides Puerto Rico with flexibility to fully utilize Medicaid funding provided under the Bipartisan Budget Act beyond Sept 30, 2019.Submitted
28Version 2Velázquez (NY), González-Colón, Jenniffer (PR)Bi-PartisanRevised Provides $25 million for Caño Martín Peña channel ecosystem restoration. Made In Order
29Version 1Scott, Austin (GA), Scott, David (GA), Aderholt (AL), Dunn (FL), Lawson (FL), Rice, Tom (SC), Rouzer (NC), Wilson, Joe (SC), Yoho (FL), Roby (AL), Byrne (AL), Sewell (AL), Soto (FL)Bi-PartisanWithdrawn Increase the funds for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Office of the Secretary by $4,309,000,000 to be used for crop losses from Hurricanes Michael or Florence, other hurricanes, typhoons, volcanic activity, or wildfires occurring in calendar year 2018 under such terms and conditions as determined by the Secretary. Withdrawn
30Version 1Scott, Austin (GA), Aderholt (AL), Dunn (FL), Lawson (FL), Rice, Tom (SC), Roby (AL), Rouzer (NC), Scott, David (GA), Wilson, Joe (SC), Yoho (FL), Byrne (AL), Sewell (AL), Soto (FL)Bi-PartisanWithdrawn Allow the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture to utilize existing 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 2018 under such terms and conditions as determined by the Secretary. Withdrawn
31Version 1Graves, Garret (LA), Richmond (LA), Rouzer (NC)Bi-PartisanExtend eligibility to Army Corps of Engineers and FEMA projects, but ensures they do not receive funding in excess of the amount at which they are authorized.Made In Order
32Version 2McGovern (MA), Velázquez (NY), Hastings, Alcee (FL), Torres, Norma (CA), Jayapal (WA), Pocan (WI), Escobar (TX), Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratRevised States that none of the funds in this bill for the Army Corps of Engineers or Department of Homeland Security may be used to plan, develop, or construct the border wall. Made In Order
33Version 1Smith, Christopher (NJ)RepublicanProvides relief to victims of certain major disasters that were inadvertently excluded from the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018Submitted
34Version 1Moore (WI)DemocratLate Makes available $3,000,000,000 for the SNAP contingency fund.Submitted
35Version 1González-Colón, Jenniffer (PR)RepublicanLate Increases Puerto Rico’s Medicaid funding for FY20 and FY21 to allow continuity of funds as the recovery process from Hurricane Maria continues underway.Submitted
36Version 1González-Colón, Jenniffer (PR)RepublicanLate Provides that Puerto Rico, in its entirety, is deemed to be certified and designated as an opportunity zone.Submitted
37Version 2Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratLate Revised States that none of the funds made available by this Act may be obligated or expended to construct any new border barrier, including walls or fences, along the border between the United States and Mexico.Revised
38Version 1González-Colón, Jenniffer (PR)RepublicanLate Mitigates the increasing disparity when using the unique and deficient fee-for-service Medicare program in Puerto Rico as the basis for MA rates by establishing a 0.70 floor in the Average Geographic Adjustment Factor (AGA) for all counties in the nation.Submitted
39Version 1González-Colón, Jenniffer (PR)RepublicanLate Require agencies that have been appropriated funds for disaster relief in the aftermath of the 2017 and 2018 natural disasters to prepare a report to Congress every 60 days on the status those funds, including the specifics of allocation, obligation and outlays.Submitted
40Version 1González-Colón, Jenniffer (PR)RepublicanLate Withdrawn Set aside $400 million out of $1.65 billion in Federal Highway Funding in the Disaster Supplemental package currently being considered. This money will ensure that there is funding to start rebuilding roads and infrastructure after these devastating natural disasters. Withdrawn
41Version 1Harder (CA)DemocratLate Withdrawn Urges the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, in making Targeted Airshed Grants, to prioritize projects in communities with hazardous air quality levels caused by 2018 wildfires. Withdrawn
42Version 1Harder (CA)DemocratLate Withdrawn Appropriates $40 million in Targeted Airshed Grants for projects in communities with hazardous air quality levels caused by calendar year 2018 wildfires. In making such grants, the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency shall give priority to projects in San Joaquin county, or Stanislaus county, California.Withdrawn
43Version 1Stewart (UT)RepublicanLate Provides increased funding for hazardous fuels management activities to increase the resiliency of federal forests, to protect against catastrophic wildfires and reduce the amount of damage caused by such fires. Made In Order
44Version 1Garamendi (CA)DemocratLate Strikes an as-of-yet uninvoked provision from the Water Resources Development Act of 1986 (Public Law 99-662) to prevent the President from re-programming funds appropriated to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for civil works projects in the event of a Presidentially declared national emergency.Submitted
45Version 1Lowey (NY)DemocratMANAGER’S AMENDMENT Late Funds the Federal government through February 8, 2019.Considered as Adopted
46Version 2Mullin, Markwayne (OK)RepublicanLate Revised Funds the Indian Health Service for fiscal year 2019Revised
47Version 1Grothman (WI)RepublicanLate Increase funding for the Department of Homeland Security U.S. Customs and Border Protection-Procurement, Construction, and Improvements by $5,700,000,000. This amendment would also state that none of the funds made available by this bill could be restricted from constructing any new border barrier, including walls or fences, along the border between the United States and Mexico. Submitted
48Version 1Newhouse (WA)RepublicanDirects DOL and USDA to freeze Adverse Effect Wage Rate (AEWR) until September 30, 2019. Allowing USDA and DOL to undertake and address the adverse effect requirement of H-2A guest workers. Submitted
49Version 1Bishop, Sanford (GA), Scott, Austin (GA), Aderholt (AL), Dunn (FL), Harder (CA), Lawson (FL), Rice, Tom (SC), Roby (AL), Rouzer (NC), Scott, David (GA), Sewell (AL), Soto (FL), Wilson, Joe (SC), Yoho (FL)Bi-PartisanLate Increases emergency assistance funding to agricultural producers who suffered losses from hurricanes, wildfires and other agricultural related losses in 2018. Made In Order
50Version 1Plaskett, (VI)DemocratLate Makes the supplemental Medicaid allotments provided to territories of the United States under the Affordable Care Act available until expended; extends the 100% federal matching rate provided for all territories through 2020; and makes the 100% federal matching rate applicable to all Medicaid expenditures. Submitted