H.R. 8772 - Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2025

Bill Text

    Text of H.R. 8772 PDF XML

    (as reported)

    H. Rept. 118-555 PDF

    Report from the Committee on Appropriations to accompany H.R. 8772

    Amendment Drafting Template DOC

    (courtesy of the Office of Legislative Counsel)

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE of 8-3 on Monday, July 8, 2024.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 1341:
Agreed to by a record vote of 205-201, after agreeing to the previous question by a record vote of 194-186, on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

   MANAGERS: Burgess/McGovern

1. Closed rule for H.R. 8281.

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

3. Provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on House Administration now printed in the bill shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.

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

5. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on House Administration or their respective designees.

6. Provides one motion to recommit.

7. Closed rule for H.J. Res. 165.

8. Waives all points of order against consideration of the joint resolution.

9. Provides that the joint resolution shall be considered as read.

10. Waives all points of order against provisions in the joint resolution.

11. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Education and the Workforce or their respective designees.

12. Provides one motion to recommit.

13. Structured rule for H.R. 8772.

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

15. 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.

16. Provides that the bill shall be considered as read.

17. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill.

18. Makes in order only those amendments printed in the report and pro forma amendments described in section 5. Each amendment 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, shall not be subject to amendment except as provided by section 5 of the rule, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.

19. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in the report.

20. Provides that the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations or their respective designees may offer up to 10 pro forma amendments each at any point for the purpose of debate.

21. Provides one motion to recommit.

22. Closed rule for H.R. 7700.

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

24. Provides that the bill shall be considered as read.

25. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill.

26. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce or their respective designees.

27. Provides one motion to recommit.

28. Closed rule for H.R. 7637.

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

30. Provides that the bill shall be considered as read.

31. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill.

32. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce or their respective designees.

33. Provides one motion to recommit.

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
1Version 1Norton (DC)DemocratProhibits the use of funds for installing permanent fencing around the perimeter of any U.S. Capitol buildings or grounds.Submitted
2Version 2Crockett (TX), Molinaro (NY)Bi-PartisanRevised Requires compliance with the Javits-Wagner-O'Day Act (Chapter 85 of Title 41 of the U.S. Code) when purchasing flags.Revised
3Version 2Sorensen (IL)DemocratRevised Adds H.R. 6206 which prohibits agencies from using funds to procure a U.S. flag unless such flag has been manufactured in the United States from materials that have been U.S. grown, produced, or manufactured, with specified exceptions.Revised
4Version 1Molinaro (NY)RepublicanIncreases and decreases funding to ensure the needs of those with intellectual and developmental disabilities are accommodated throughout the Capitol complex.Submitted
5Version 1Omar (MN), Jacobs (CA)DemocratIncreases and decreases funding to emphasize the need to offer halal and kosher food options at the U.S. Capitol cafeterias.Submitted
6Version 1Gottheimer (NJ), Torres (NY), Suozzi (NY), LaLota (NY), D'Esposito (NY), Malliotakis (NY), Goldman (NY), Lawler (NY)Bi-PartisanProhibits funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act or any amendments made by this Act from being used to provide former members of congress who have been expelled with the privileges generally afforded to former members including but not limited to access to the floor, parking facilities and athletic or wellness facilities, access to administrative services and dining facilities and membership in the U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress.Submitted
7Version 1Gottheimer (NJ)DemocratIncreases and decreases funding for Library of Congress to conduct proactive education outreach to every Congressional office about the Congress Surplus Books Program.Submitted
8Version 2Gottheimer (NJ)DemocratRevised Increases and decreases funding for the Government Accountability Office to study and make recommendations to Congress about how Congressional offices can solicit and implement legislative recommendations from citizens of the United States.Revised
9Version 1Gottheimer (NJ)DemocratIncreases and decreases funding for the Modernization Initiatives Account to create a opt-in centralized, House-wide system for tagging or tracking casework that would allow the House to view a wider landscape of constituent concerns, better anticipate problem areas and backlogs, and identify issues that may need to be addressed through a federal policy change.Submitted
10Version 1Davids (KS)DemocratStrikes section 213.Submitted
11Version 2Rosendale (MT), Ogles (TN)RepublicanRevised Prohibits any funds made available by this Act from being used to restrict a Member of Congress from authorizing members of their staff to carry a firearm in their official duties.Revised
12Version 2Tenney (NY), Castro (TX), Jacobs (CA), Gimenez (FL), Lamborn (CO), Barr (KY)Bi-PartisanRevised Increases and decreases funding for House Leadership Offices to express the sense of the House of Representatives that a revision to the House Security Manual should be made to allow one staffer in each personal Member office to apply for a TS/SCI clearance in line with Senate policies.Revised
13Version 1Dingell (MI), Fitzpatrick (PA)Bi-PartisanPrioritizes the improvement of physical accessibility of the Capitol grounds by addressing accessibility barriers.Submitted
14Version 1D'Esposito (NY)RepublicanIncreases and decreases funding to emphasize the importance of improving training facilities and acquiring additional training space for Capitol Police.Submitted
15Version 2Huizenga (MI)RepublicanRevised Prohibits funds be made available by this Act to the Congressional Office of International Leadership.Made in Order
16Version 2Clyde (GA)RepublicanRevised Ensures the FY 2025 Legislative Branch Appropriations Act conforms with the 27th Amendment.Revised
17Version 2Jackson (TX)RepublicanRevised Reduces funding for the Office of the Attending Physician to the Congress to FY20 levels.Made in Order
18Version 2Aguilar (CA), Ciscomani (AZ), Stanton (AZ)Bi-PartisanRevised Increases/decreases the MRA by $1 million to allow Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients to be eligible for employment in the Legislative Branch.Revised
19Version 1Kiggans (VA)RepublicanWithdrawn Prohibits funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act from being used to procure an item for sale to the public in a gift shop or through any other means which is manufactured in the People’s Republic of China.Withdrawn
20Version 1Ogles (TN)RepublicanProhibits funds from use to impose a COVID-19 mask mandate.Made in Order
21Version 1Gosar (AZ)RepublicanProhibits funds to provide training to an employee of the Capitol Police outside the United States, District of Columbia, or the territories and possessions of the United States.Submitted
22Version 1Porter (CA), Cárdenas (CA)DemocratStrikes Section 214.Submitted
23Version 1Gottheimer (NJ), Nickel (NC), D'Esposito (NY)Bi-PartisanIncreases and decreases funding for the Library of Congress to encourage a new physical exhibition about Hamas' October 7th terrorist attack.Submitted
24Version 1Gottheimer (NJ)DemocratIncreases and decreases funding for Modernization Initiatives Account to highlight the need to make e-Dear Colleagues and Rules Website Amendments exportable to excel sheets.Submitted
25Version 1Gosar (AZ)RepublicanLate Eliminates funding for the Open World program and moves the $6,600,000 savings to the Spending Reduction Account.Submitted
26Version 1Houlahan (PA), Fitzpatrick (PA)Bi-PartisanLate Withdrawn Increases and decreases funds to authorize the procurement and placement of a statue of Benjamin Franklin to be placed along the US Capitol Tour Route.Withdrawn
27Version 1Boebert (CO)RepublicanLate Prohibits funds from being used by the House Child Care Center to purchase or maintain in a school library any book that contains pornographic material or espouses radical gender ideology.Submitted
28Version 1Houlahan (PA), Fitzpatrick (PA)Bi-PartisanLate Shifts funding for the procurement and placement of a statue of Benjamin Franklin in the Capitol Building.Submitted
29Version 1Boebert (CO)RepublicanLate Prohibits funds from being used to procure the impossible burger or any human food made with cultured animal cells.Submitted
30Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratLate Strikes section 212 prohibiting the use of funds for purposes of DEI.Submitted
31Version 1Pfluger (TX)RepublicanLate Prohibits funds from being used to distribute voter registration application forms.Submitted
32Version 2Self (TX)RepublicanLate Revised Prohibits funds going towards the charging of electric vehicles on Capitol property.Made in Order
33Version 1Boebert (CO)RepublicanLate Prohibits funds from being used to require a food service provider or providers to eliminate or reduce plastic waste, including waste from plastic straws.Submitted
34Version 1Gosar (AZ)RepublicanLate Prohibits funding for the Congressional Office for International Leadership to support Saudi Arabian participants.Submitted
35Version 1Turner (OH)RepublicanLate Increases and decreases funding for the Architect of the Capitol to commission a report on the number of U.S. Capitol flag certificates issued that have included religious references from 2007 through 2023.Submitted
36Version 2Moylan (GU)RepublicanLate Revised Increases and decreases funding for the U.S. Botanic Garden to encourage the cultivation and inclusion of Guam's plant species, including the endangered tree Serianthes nelsonii (commonly known as the trongkon gulfi), Ifit (a culturally significant species of tree and the official territorial tree of Guam), and the native flowers of Guam, such as the Gafao (Melastoma malabathricum), atkapares (Capparis mariana), and kamuke-nanofe (Taeniophyllum mariannense).Revised
37Version 1Griffith (VA)RepublicanLate Lowers the salary of the General Counsel to the United States Capitol Police to $174,000.Submitted
38Version 1Arrington (TX)RepublicanLate Prohibits funds from being used to implement Executive Order 14019 (relating to promoting access to voting also known as Biden Bucks).Submitted
39Version 1Moylan (GU)RepublicanLate Increases and decreases funds appropriated to the maintenance, care, and operation of the Capitol to emphasize the need to procure and display statues from the U.S. Territories of Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands in the U.S. Capitol along U.S. Capitol Tour Routes.Submitted
40Version 1Moylan (GU)RepublicanLate Increases and decreases the Salaries and Expenses account of the Library of Congress to emphasize the need for the Library to develop educational programs which seek to highlight the CHamoru language, which is endemic to Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands.Submitted
41Version 2Nehls (TX)RepublicanLate Revised Decreases funds from the Office of Congressional Ethics and increases funds for the standing, special, and select committees account for the purposes of increasing funds for the House Committee on Ethics.Revised
42Version 1Moylan (GU)RepublicanLate Directs the Joint Committee on the Library to enter into an agreement to obtain and arrange for display of at least one statue from each of the following: Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.Submitted
43Version 1Issa (CA)RepublicanLate Increases and decreases funding for House Leadership Offices to express the sense of the House of Representatives that a revision to the House Security Manual should be made to allow new staff members entering offices to retain previously acquired security clearances without counting towards an office’s security two clearance maximum.Submitted
44Version 1Issa (CA)RepublicanLate Increases and decreases funding for House Leadership Offices to express the sense of the House of Representatives that a revision to the House Security Manual should be made to allow two staff members apply to have clearances processed per office at a time, removing the cap on how many clearances a House office can hold.Submitted