H.R. 3401 - Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Humanitarian Assistance and Security at the Southern Border Act, 2019

Bill Text

    Text of H.R. 3401 PDF

    (as introduced)

Rule Information

REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 8-4 on Tuesday, June 25, 2019.

Agreed to by record vote of 225-189, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 226-188, on Tuesday, June 25, 2019.

MANAGERS: McGovern/Cole

1. Closed rule.

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

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

4. Provides that the amendment printed in the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution shall be considered as adopted.

5. Provides that the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.

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

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

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

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
1Version 1Burgess (TX), Roy (TX)RepublicanAppropriates $800 million to the Secretary of Homeland Security to reimburse the State of Texas for all efforts undertaken to secure the border between the United States and Mexico. Submitted
2Version 3Stivers (OH), Gonzalez, Vicente (TX)Bi-PartisanRevised Increases the amount made available to EOIR by $50,000,000 for the hiring and support for Immigration Judge teams, support staff, and space. Maintains the underlying bill's $15 million for the use of Legal Orientation Program for a total of $65 million total supplemental funding for EOIR. Ensures the money is made available through September 30, 2020. Revised to reference hiring authority under Immigration and Nationality Act.Revised
3Version 3Lowey (NY)DemocratMANAGER’S AMENDMENT Revised Requires U.S. Customs and Border Protection to establish plans, standards, and protocols to better ensure the health and safety of adults and children in departmental custody, including standards for medical care and medical emergencies; nutrition, hygiene, and facilities; and personnel training. Requires the Secretary of Homeland Security to submit to the Congress a plan for ensuring access to appropriate translation services for all individuals encountered by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services to specify which requirements are being temporarily waived any time an influx shelter is given a 60-day waiver from meeting the same standards as State-licensed shelters, and prohibits the Secretary from waiving certain requirements of the Flores Settlement if a contractor or grantee is not providing such services after six months. In addition, the amendment sets a limit of 90 days for any unaccompanied child to spend at an influx shelter unless the Secretary submits written notification to Congress that there is insufficient space at State-licensed facilities to facilitate a transfer.Considered as Adopted
4Version 2Banks (IN)RepublicanRevised Offsets the cost of H.R. 3401 be rescinding $4.543 billion in unobligated balances from the Disaster Relief Fund.Revised
5Version 1Granger (TX)RepublicanSUBSTITUTE Substitute the text of S. 1900 for H.R. 3401.Submitted
6Version 1King, Steve (IA)RepublicanExpressing the Sense of the House that border security must begin with sound immigration laws and their enforcement. As a nation, we will not be able to secure our borders until we prioritize closing loopholes in our immigration law and ensuring enforcement to prevent a crisis on the border from ever materializing. The House should work with President Trump to secure our borders and enforce our nation’s immigration laws so that a humanitarian crisis on the border is no longer the status quo.Submitted
7Version 1Chu (CA), Jayapal (WA), Cisneros (CA), Takano (CA)DemocratProhibits any federal funds to be provided to the Department of Homeland Security or the Department of Heath and Human Services for the purposes of housing unaccompanied children at the Army base at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. This base was used as a Japanese internment camp during World War II. Submitted
8Version 1Roy (TX)RepublicanAppropriates addition funds for salaries and expenses to cover necessary responses in dealing with the crisis on the Southern border.Submitted
9Version 1Garcia, Jesús (IL)DemocratStrikes the provision that provides an additional $155,000,000 for “Federal Prisoner Detention” for prisoners in the custody of the United States Marshals Service.Submitted
10Version 1Garcia, Jesús (IL)DemocratProhibits any funds from being used to carry out the migrant protection protocols (remain in Mexico policy) or any other similar agreements. Submitted
11Version 1Garcia, Jesús (IL)DemocratReduces the total length that influx facilities must comply with the Flores Settlement Agreement from 12 months to 3 months, with three 30-day waivers if necessary.Submitted