Amendment deletes language that prohibits funds from being used to carry out a Colonias initiative without the prior approval of the Committee on Appropriations.

Purpose:

An amendment numbered 62 printed in the Congressional Record to strike the bill's provision that prohibits the use of funds for a "Colonias initiative" which is a program designed to improve the living standards of "colonias"--severely impoverished U.S. communities along the southwest border with Mexico.

House Amendment Code:

(A016)

House Tally Clerks use this code to manage amendment information.