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REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 8-4 on Tuesday, January 15, 2019.
FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 43:
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.
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.
|1||Version 4||Sablan (MP)||Democrat||Revised 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|
|2||Version 1||Sablan (MP)||Democrat||Increases 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|
|3||Version 1||Tipton (CO)||Republican||Divert $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|
|4||Version 1||Tipton (CO)||Republican||Create 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|
|5||Version 1||Tipton (CO)||Republican||Require 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|
|6||Version 1||Moore (WI)||Democrat||Allocate $600,000,000 to refill WIC accounts strained by the government shutdown.||Submitted|
|7||Version 1||Rice, Tom (SC)||Republican||Increase the CDBG-DR account by $6,560,000,000 in relation to Hurricane Florence.||Submitted|
|8||Version 1||Rice, Tom (SC)||Republican||Remove 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|
|9||Version 1||Palazzo (MS)||Republican||Modifies 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|
|10||Version 2||Dunn (FL), Lawson (FL)||Bi-Partisan||Withdrawn Increases the disaster supplemental funding of the Air Force’s Operations and Maintenance account as well as the Military Construction account.||Withdrawn|
|11||Version 2||Thompson, 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-Partisan||Revised 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|
|12||Version 1||Thompson, Mike (CA)||Democrat||Clarifies 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|
|13||Version 2||Thompson, Mike (CA), Torres, Norma (CA)||Democrat||Revised 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|
|14||Version 1||Cuellar (TX)||Democrat||Correct 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|
|15||Version 2||Yoho (FL)||Republican||Revised Include fluid milk under the definition of “crop” for purposes of carrying out the 2017 Wildfires and Hurricanes Indemnity Program.||Revised|
|16||Version 2||Yoho (FL)||Republican||Revised Include blueberries at any developmental stage under the definition of “crop” for purposes of carrying out the 2017 Wildfires and Hurricanes Indemnity Program.||Revised|
|17||Version 1||Holding (NC), Budd (NC), Dunn (FL), Rice, Tom (SC), Rouzer (NC), Yoho (FL)||Republican||Provide 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|
|18||Version 3||Westerman (AR), Panetta (CA)||Bi-Partisan||Revised 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|
|19||Version 1||Dunn (FL), Lawson (FL), Yoho (FL)||Bi-Partisan||Adds timber to the list of crops eligible for payments related to losses sustained from natural disasters during calendar year 2018.||Submitted|
|20||Version 1||Dunn (FL)||Republican||Withdrawn 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|
|21||Version 1||Dunn (FL)||Republican||Requires 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|
|22||Version 3||Jayapal (WA)||Democrat||Revised Restricts DHS funding from being used for the construction or expansion of immigration detention facilities.||Made In Order|
|23||Version 1||Richmond (LA), Graves, Garret (LA), Rouzer (NC)||Bi-Partisan||Amends section to clarify that the process for addressing duplication of benefits should be handled in accordance with current law.||Made In Order|
|24||Version 1||Richmond (LA), Graves, Garret (LA), Rouzer (NC)||Bi-Partisan||Withdrawn Strikes language regarding duplication of benefits||Withdrawn|
|25||Version 4||Radewagen (AS)||Republican||Revised Increases the amount of nutritional assistance appropriated in Sec. 101 by $5,000,000||Made In Order|
|26||Version 2||Velázquez (NY)||Democrat||Revised 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 participants||Made In Order|
|27||Version 1||Velázquez (NY), González-Colón, Jenniffer (PR)||Bi-Partisan||Provides Puerto Rico with flexibility to fully utilize Medicaid funding provided under the Bipartisan Budget Act beyond Sept 30, 2019.||Submitted|
|28||Version 2||Velázquez (NY), González-Colón, Jenniffer (PR)||Bi-Partisan||Revised Provides $25 million for Caño Martín Peña channel ecosystem restoration.||Made In Order|
|29||Version 1||Scott, 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-Partisan||Withdrawn 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|
|30||Version 1||Scott, 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-Partisan||Withdrawn 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|
|31||Version 1||Graves, Garret (LA), Richmond (LA), Rouzer (NC)||Bi-Partisan||Extend 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|
|32||Version 2||McGovern (MA), Velázquez (NY), Hastings, Alcee (FL), Torres, Norma (CA), Jayapal (WA), Pocan (WI), Escobar (TX), Jackson Lee (TX)||Democrat||Revised 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|
|33||Version 1||Smith, Christopher (NJ)||Republican||Provides relief to victims of certain major disasters that were inadvertently excluded from the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018||Submitted|
|34||Version 1||Moore (WI)||Democrat||Late Makes available $3,000,000,000 for the SNAP contingency fund.||Submitted|
|35||Version 1||González-Colón, Jenniffer (PR)||Republican||Late 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|
|36||Version 1||González-Colón, Jenniffer (PR)||Republican||Late Provides that Puerto Rico, in its entirety, is deemed to be certified and designated as an opportunity zone.||Submitted|
|37||Version 2||Jackson Lee (TX)||Democrat||Late 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|
|38||Version 1||González-Colón, Jenniffer (PR)||Republican||Late 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|
|39||Version 1||González-Colón, Jenniffer (PR)||Republican||Late 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|
|40||Version 1||González-Colón, Jenniffer (PR)||Republican||Late 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|
|41||Version 1||Harder (CA)||Democrat||Late 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|
|42||Version 1||Harder (CA)||Democrat||Late 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|
|43||Version 1||Stewart (UT)||Republican||Late 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|
|44||Version 1||Garamendi (CA)||Democrat||Late 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|
|45||Version 1||Lowey (NY)||Democrat||MANAGER’S AMENDMENT Late Funds the Federal government through February 8, 2019.||Considered as Adopted|
|46||Version 2||Mullin, Markwayne (OK)||Republican||Late Revised Funds the Indian Health Service for fiscal year 2019||Revised|
|47||Version 1||Grothman (WI)||Republican||Late 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|
|48||Version 1||Newhouse (WA)||Republican||Directs 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|
|49||Version 1||Bishop, 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-Partisan||Late Increases emergency assistance funding to agricultural producers who suffered losses from hurricanes, wildfires and other agricultural related losses in 2018.||Made In Order|
|50||Version 1||Plaskett, (VI)||Democrat||Late 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|
Motion by Mr. Cole to strike the provision that would self-execute amendment #45, offered by Rep. Lowey (NY). The Lowey amendment would fund the Federal government through February 8, 2019. Defeated 4-8
Motion by Mr. Burgess to make in order and provide the appropriate waivers for amendment #46 to H.R. 268, offered by Mr. Mullin (OK), which would fund the Indian Health Service for FY19. Defeated 4-8
Motion by Mrs. Lesko to make in order and provide the appropriate waivers for amendment #47 to H.R. 268, offered by Mr. Grothman (WI), which would increase funding for the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection-Procurement, Construction, and Improvements account 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. Defeated 4-8
Motion by Mr. Hastings to report the rule. Adopted: 8-4