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Appropriations bill FY96, Transportation (Identified by CRS)
Transportation FY96 Appropriations bill (Identified by CRS)

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Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1996

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  • National Capital Area Interest Arbitration Standards Act of 1995

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Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1996

Short Titles as Introduced for portions of this bill
  • National Capital Area Interest Arbitration Standards Act of 1995

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Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1996

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Making appropriations for the Department of Transportation and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1996, and for other purposes.


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Date Actions Overview
11/15/1995Became Public Law No: 104-50. (TXT | PDF)
11/15/1995Signed by President.
11/15/1995Presented to President.
10/31/1995Conference report agreed to in Senate: Senate agreed to conference report by Yea-Nay Vote. 87-10. Record Vote No: 557.(consideration: CR S16371)
10/25/1995Conference report agreed to in House: On agreeing to the conference report Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 393 - 29 (Roll no. 735).(consideration: CR H10761-10773)
10/20/1995Conference report filed: Conference report H. Rept. 104-286 filed.(text of conference report: CR H10488-10520)
10/19/1995Conference committee actions: Conferees agreed to file conference report.
09/21/1995Conference committee actions: Conference held.
08/10/1995Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with amendments by Yea-Nay Vote. 98-1. Record Vote No: 383.
08/04/1995Committee on Appropriations. Reported to Senate by Senator Hatfield with amendments. With written report No. 104-126.
07/25/1995Passed/agreed to in House: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 361 - 61 (Roll no. 570).
07/11/1995The House Committee on Appropriations reported an original measure, H. Rept. 104-177, by Mr. Wolf.
07/11/1995Introduced in House

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Date Chamber All Actions
11/15/1995Became Public Law No: 104-50. (TXT | PDF)
11/15/1995Signed by President.
11/15/1995HousePresented to President.
11/01/1995SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
10/31/1995SenateSenate agreed to conference report by Yea-Nay Vote. 87-10. Record Vote No: 557. (consideration: CR S16371)
10/31/1995SenateConference report considered in Senate. By Unanimous Consent.
10/25/1995SenateConference papers: message on House action held at the desk in Senate.
10/25/1995-1:51pmHouseOn agreeing to the conference report Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 393 - 29 (Roll no. 735). (consideration: CR H10761-10773)
10/25/1995-1:51pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10/25/1995-1:29pmHouseThe previous question was ordered without objection.
10/25/1995-12:39pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate.
10/25/1995-12:39pmHouseMr. Wolf brought up conference report H. Rept. 104-286 for consideration under the provisions of H. Res. 241.
10/25/1995-12:38pmHouseRule H. Res. 241 passed House.
10/24/1995-5:34pmHouseRules Committee Resolution H. Res. 241 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of the conference report to H.R. 2002. Waiving all points of order against the conference report and against its consideration.
10/20/1995-3:30pmHouseConference report H. Rept. 104-286 filed. (text of conference report: CR H10488-10520)
10/19/1995-6:27pmConferees agreed to file conference report.
Action By: Joint
10/19/1995HouseMr. Lightfoot asked unanimous consent that managers on the part of the House have until midnight on Oct. 20 to file a conference report on H.R. 2002. Agreed to without objection.
10/13/1995SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
10/12/1995SenateSenate appointed conferee Shelby in lieu of Gramm by unanimous consent.
09/21/1995-5:04pmConference held.
Action By: Joint
09/08/1995-12:30pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
09/08/1995-12:30pmHouseThe Speaker appointed conferees: Wolf, DeLay, Regula, Rogers, Lightfoot, Packard, Callahan, Dickey, Livingston, Sabo, Durbin, Coleman, Foglietta, and Obey.
09/08/1995-12:29pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
09/08/1995-12:29pmHouseOn motion that the House instruct conferees Agreed to by voice vote. (consideration: CR H8710)
09/08/1995-12:29pmHouseThe previous question was ordered without objection.
09/08/1995-12:27pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the Coleman motion to instruct conferees on the part of the House to provide funding for the Federal-Aid Highways Progam at a level which is as close as possible to the level of the House-passed bill.
09/08/1995-12:27pmHouseMr. Coleman moved that the House instruct conferees.
09/08/1995-12:27pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
09/08/1995-12:27pmHouseOn motion that the House disagree to the Senate amendments, and agree to a conference Agreed to without objection.
09/08/1995-12:27pmHouseMr. Wolf asked unanimous consent that the House disagree to the Senate amendments, and agree to a conference. (consideration: CR H8709)
09/06/1995SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
08/10/1995SenateSenate insists on its amendments asks for a conference, appoints conferees Hatfield; Domenici; Specter; Gramm; Gorton; Bond; Lautenberg; Byrd; Harkin; Mikulski; Reid. (consideration: CR S12122)
08/10/1995SenatePassed Senate with amendments by Yea-Nay Vote. 98-1. Record Vote No: 383.
08/10/1995SenateS.Amdt.2348 Amendment SP 2348 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
08/10/1995SenateAmendment SP 2348 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
08/10/1995SenateS.Amdt.2348 Proposed by Senator McCain. To make effective the date of procurement and personnel reform of the FAA effective as of April 1, 1996.
08/10/1995SenateAmendment SP 2348 proposed by Senator McCain.
08/10/1995SenateS.Amdt.2345 Motion to table SP 2345 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 56-43. Record Vote No: 382.
08/10/1995SenateMotion to table SP 2345 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 56-43. Record Vote No: 382.
08/10/1995SenateS.Amdt.2341 Proposed amendment SP 2341 withdrawn in Senate.
08/10/1995SenateProposed amendment SP 2341 withdrawn in Senate.
08/10/1995SenateS.Amdt.2340 Motion to table SP 2340 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 59-40. Record Vote No: 381.
08/10/1995SenateMotion to table SP 2340 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 59-40. Record Vote No: 381.
08/10/1995SenateS.Amdt.2337 Proposed amendment SP 2337 withdrawn in Senate.
08/10/1995SenateProposed amendment SP 2337 withdrawn in Senate.
08/10/1995SenateS.Amdt.2337 Considered by Senate.
08/10/1995SenateS.Amdt.2341 Considered by Senate.
08/10/1995SenateS.Amdt.2345 Considered by Senate.
08/10/1995SenateS.Amdt.2340 Considered by Senate.
08/10/1995SenateConsidered by Senate. (consideration: CR S12113-12122)
08/09/1995SenateS.Amdt.2345 Proposed by Senator Pressler. To provide funding for rail freight infrastructure improvements.
08/09/1995SenateAmendment SP 2345 proposed by Senator Pressler.
08/09/1995SenateS.Amdt.2344 Amendment SP 2344 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
08/09/1995SenateAmendment SP 2344 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
08/09/1995SenateS.Amdt.2344 Proposed by Senator Warner. To delay the effective date of a restriction on the availability of certain highway funds and to provide for National Highway System designation.
08/09/1995SenateAmendment SP 2344 proposed by Senator Warner.
08/09/1995SenateAmendment SP 2343 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
08/09/1995SenateS.Amdt.2343 Amendment SP 2343 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
08/09/1995SenateS.Amdt.2343 Proposed by Senator Hatfield for Senator Abraham. To eliminate certain highway advisory committees.
08/09/1995SenateAmendment SP 2343 proposed by Senator Hatfield for Senator Abraham.
08/09/1995SenateS.Amdt.2342 Amendment SP 2342 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
08/09/1995SenateAmendment SP 2342 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
08/09/1995SenateS.Amdt.2342 Proposed by Senator Hatfield for Senator Feinstein. To provide for a technical correction to PL102-388.
08/09/1995SenateAmendment SP 2342 proposed by Senator Hatfield for Senator Feinstein.
08/09/1995SenateS.Amdt.2341 Proposed by Senator Burns. To protect shippers in a captive shipper state.
08/09/1995SenateAmendment SP 2341 proposed by Senator Burns.
08/09/1995SenateS.Amdt.2340 Proposed by Senator Roth. To strike out sections 350 and 351, relating to waivers of the applicability of certain Federal personnel laws and procurement laws to the Federal Aviation Administration.
08/09/1995SenateAmendment SP 2340 proposed by Senator Roth.
08/09/1995SenateS.Amdt.2339 Amendment SP 2339 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
08/09/1995SenateAmendment SP 2339 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
08/09/1995SenateS.Amdt.2339 Proposed by Senator Hatfield for Senator Pressler. To provide necessary expenses for the closing costs of the Interstate Commerce Commission.
08/09/1995SenateAmendment SP 2339 proposed by Senator Hatfield for Senator Pressler.
08/09/1995SenateS.Amdt.2338 Amendment SP 2338 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
08/09/1995SenateAmendment SP 2338 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
08/09/1995SenateS.Amdt.2338 Proposed by Senator Hatfield for Senator Boxer. To establish State infrastructure banks.
08/09/1995SenateAmendment SP 2338 proposed by Senator Hatfield for Senator Boxer.
08/09/1995SenateS.Amdt.2337 Proposed by Senator Jeffords. To provide for the allocation to certain airports with respect to which commercial air service has been disrupted during the past three years, an annual subsidy under the essential air service program under subchapter II of chapter 417 of title 49, United States Code.
08/09/1995SenateAmendment SP 2337 proposed by Senator Jeffords.
08/09/1995SenateS.Amdt.2336 Amendment SP 2336 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
08/09/1995SenateAmendment SP 2336 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
08/09/1995SenateS.Amdt.2336 Proposed by Senator Pressler. To express the sense of the Senate that the action taken by the Government of Japan against United States air cargo and passenger carriers represents a clear violation of the United States/Japan bilateral aviation agreement that is having severe repercussions on United States air carriers and, in general, customers of these United States air carriers.
08/09/1995SenateAmendment SP 2336 proposed by Senator Pressler.
08/09/1995SenateS.Amdt.2335 Amendment SP 2335 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
08/09/1995SenateAmendment SP 2335 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
08/09/1995SenateS.Amdt.2335 Proposed by Senator Exon. To provide funding for the Institute of Railroad Safety.
08/09/1995SenateAmendment SP 2335 proposed by Senator Exon.
08/09/1995SenateS.Amdt.2334 Amendment SP 2334 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
08/09/1995SenateAmendment SP 2334 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
08/09/1995SenateS.Amdt.2334 Proposed by Senator Hatfield for Senator Bumpers. To make technical corrections.
08/09/1995SenateAmendment SP 2334 proposed by Senator Hatfield for Senator Bumpers.
08/09/1995SenateS.Amdt.2333 Amendment SP 2333 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
08/09/1995SenateAmendment SP 2333 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
08/09/1995SenateS.Amdt.2333 Proposed by Senator Hatfield. Of a technical nature.
08/09/1995SenateAmendment SP 2333 proposed by Senator Hatfield.
08/09/1995SenateS.Amdt.2332 Amendment SP 2332 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
08/09/1995SenateAmendment SP 2332 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
08/09/1995SenateS.Amdt.2332 Proposed by Senator Hatfield for Senator Inouye. To remove the State of Hawaii from an exclusion relating to payments to air carriers.
08/09/1995SenateAmendment SP 2332 proposed by Senator Hatfield for Senator Inouye.
08/09/1995SenateS.Amdt.2331 Amendment SP 2331 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
08/09/1995SenateAmendment SP 2331 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
08/09/1995SenateS.Amdt.2331 Proposed by Senator Hatfield for Senator Dorgan. To require the Secretary of Transportation to conduct a study of air fares.
08/09/1995SenateAmendment SP 2331 proposed by Senator Hatfield for Senator Dorgan.
08/09/1995SenateS.Amdt.2330 Amendment SP 2330 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
08/09/1995SenateAmendment SP 2330 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
08/09/1995SenateS.Amdt.2330 Proposed by Senator Bingaman. To reduce the energy costs of Federal facilities for which funds are made available under this Act.
08/09/1995SenateAmendment SP 2330 proposed by Senator Bingaman.
08/09/1995SenateS.Amdt.2329 Motion to table SP 2329 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 63-33. Record Vote No: 380.
08/09/1995SenateMotion to table SP 2329 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 63-33. Record Vote No: 380.
08/09/1995SenateS.Amdt.2329 Proposed by Senator Harkin. To amend the Railway Labor Act regarding overseas domiciles regarding airline flight crews.
08/09/1995SenateAmendment SP 2329 proposed by Senator Harkin.
08/09/1995SenateMotion to table SP 2328 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 68-30. Record Vote No: 379.
08/09/1995SenateS.Amdt.2328 Motion to table SP 2328 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 68-30. Record Vote No: 379.
08/09/1995SenateS.Amdt.2328 Proposed by Senator Specter. To transfer additional funds for mass transit operating assistance.
08/09/1995SenateAmendment SP 2328 proposed by Senator Specter.
08/09/1995SenateMeasure laid before Senate. (consideration: CR S12037-12076)
08/04/1995SenatePlaced on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 163.
08/04/1995SenateCommittee on Appropriations. Reported to Senate by Senator Hatfield with amendments. With written report No. 104-126.
08/04/1995SenateCommittee on Appropriations. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
08/02/1995SenateSubcommittee on Transportation. Approved for full committee consideration with amendments favorably.
Action By: Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation
07/26/1995SenateReceived in the Senate and read twice and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.
07/25/1995-5:18pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
07/25/1995-5:18pmHouseOn passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 361 - 61 (Roll no. 570).
07/25/1995-5:00pmHouseThe House adopted the amendments en gross as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
07/25/1995-5:00pmHouseThe previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
07/25/1995-4:59pmHouseThe House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 2002.
07/25/1995-4:59pmHouseOn sustaining the ruling of the Chair. Agreed to by recorded vote: 281 - 139 (Roll no. 569).
07/25/1995-4:40pmHouseMr. Orton appealed the ruling of the Chair. The question was then put on sustaining the ruling of the Chair.
07/25/1995-4:38pmHouseH.Amdt.642 Mr. Wolf raised a point of order against the Orton amendment (A017). Mr. Wolf stated that the provisions of the amendment would change existing law, constituting legislation on an appropriations bill and was, therefore, in violation of clause 2 of rule XXI. The Chair sustained the point of order.
07/25/1995-4:37pmHouseH.Amdt.642 Amendment (A017) offered by Mr. Orton.
07/25/1995-4:28pmHouseH.Amdt.641 On agreeing to the Andrews amendment (A016) Failed by recorded vote: 5 - 416 (Roll no. 568).
07/25/1995-3:45pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Andrews amendment.
07/25/1995-3:45pmHouseMr. Wolf asked unanimous consent that the time for debate on the Andrews amendment, and all amendments thereto, be limited to not to exceed 20 minutes. Agreed to without objection.
07/25/1995-3:45pmHouseH.Amdt.641 Amendment (A016) offered by Mr. Andrews.
07/25/1995-3:44pmHouseH.Amdt.640 On agreeing to the Nadler amendment (A015) Agreed to by voice vote.
07/25/1995-3:37pmHouseH.Amdt.640 Amendment (A015) offered by Mr. Nadler.
07/25/1995-3:34pmHouseH.Amdt.639 On agreeing to the Coleman amendment (A014) Agreed to by recorded vote: 233 - 186 (Roll no. 567).
07/25/1995-3:27pmHouseH.Amdt.637 On agreeing to the Wolf amendment (A012) Failed by recorded vote: 201 - 224 (Roll no. 566).
07/25/1995-3:07pmHouseAt the conclusion of debate, the Chair put the question on agreeing to the Coleman amendment and announced that by voice vote, the amendment was agreed to. Mr. Wolf demanded a recorded vote and, pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 194, further proceedings were postponed.
07/25/1995-2:17pmHouseLIMITATION ON DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous unanimous consent agreement, the House proceeded with up to forty minutes of debate on the Coleman (TX) amendment.
07/25/1995-2:17pmHouseH.Amdt.639 Amendment (A014) offered by Mr. Coleman.
07/25/1995-2:10pmHouseAt the conclusion of debate, the Chair put the question on agreeing to the Wolf amendment and announced that by voice vote, the amendment was not agreed to. Mr. Wolf demanded a recorded vote and, pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 194, further proceedings were postponed.
07/25/1995-2:10pmHouseH.Amdt.638 By unanimous consent, the Coleman amendment was withdrawn.
07/25/1995-2:03pmHouseH.Amdt.638 Amendment (A013) offered by Mr. Coleman to the Wolf amendment (A012).
07/25/1995-1:50pmHouseLIMITATION ON DEBATE - Mr. Wolf asked unanimous consent that all debate on the Wolf amendment and all amendments thereto be limited to 20 minutes. Agreed to without objection.
07/25/1995-1:49pmHouseH.Amdt.637 Amendment (A012) offered by Mr. Wolf.
07/25/1995-1:49pmHouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H7588-7609)
07/25/1995-1:49pmHouseThe House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
07/24/1995-10:09pmHouseCommittee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 2002 as unfinished business.
07/24/1995-10:07pmHouseMr. Wolf asked unanimous consent that debate on the Coleman amendment, regarding section 343 of the bill, if offered, would be limited to 40 minutes. Agreed to without objection.
07/24/1995-10:07pmHouseH.Amdt.634 On agreeing to the Hefley amendment (A011) Failed by recorded vote: 144 - 270 (Roll no. 562).
07/24/1995-9:59pmHouseH.Amdt.632 On agreeing to the Smith (MI) amendment (A009) Failed by recorded vote: 101 - 313 (Roll no. 561).
07/24/1995-9:41pmHouseAt the conclusion of debate, the Chair put the question on agreeing to the Hefley amendment and announced that by voice vote, the amendment was not agreed to. Mr. Hefley demanded a recorded vote and, pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 194, further proceedings were postponed.
07/24/1995-9:32pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the unanimous consent agreement, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Hefley amendment.
07/24/1995-9:31pmHouseMr. Wolf asked unanimous consent that debate on the Hefley amendment and all amendments thereto be limited to 10 minutes. Agreed to without objection.
07/24/1995-9:30pmHouseH.Amdt.634 Amendment (A011) offered by Mr. Hefley.
07/24/1995-9:27pmHouseH.Amdt.633 On agreeing to the Nadler amendment (A010) Failed by voice vote.
07/24/1995-9:17pmHouseH.Amdt.633 Amendment (A010) offered by Mr. Nadler.
07/24/1995-9:16pmHouseMr. Shuster raised a point of order against the content of the measure. Mr. Shuster stated that language in the bill (Page 54, lines 3-24) was not in order as it imposed additional duties. The Chair sustained the point of order.
07/24/1995-9:07pmHouseAt the conclusion of debate, the Chair put the question on agreeing to the Smith (MI) amendment and announced that, by voice vote, the amendment was not agreed to. Mr. Smith (MI) demanded a recorded vote and, pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 194, further proceedings were postponed.
07/24/1995-9:07pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the previous unanimous consent agreement, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 15 minutes of debate on the Smith (MI) amendment.
07/24/1995-8:57pmHouseH.Amdt.632 Amendment (A009) offered by Mr. Smith (MI).
07/24/1995-8:56pmHouseH.Amdt.631 On agreeing to the Smith (MI) amendment (A008) Failed by voice vote.
07/24/1995-8:44pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the previous unanimous consent agreement, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 15 minutes of debate on the Smith (MI) amendment.
07/24/1995-8:44pmHouseH.Amdt.631 Amendment (A008) offered by Mr. Smith (MI).
07/24/1995-8:43pmHouseH.Amdt.630 By unanimous consent, the Filner amendment was withdrawn.
07/24/1995-8:36pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the previous unanimous consent agreement, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 15 minutes of debate on the Filner amendment.
07/24/1995-8:36pmHouseH.Amdt.630 Amendment (A007) offered by Mr. Filner.
07/24/1995-8:35pmHouseH.Amdt.629 By unanimous consent, the Morella amendment was withdrawn.
07/24/1995-8:28pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the previous unanimous consent agreement, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 15 minutes of debate on the Morella amendment.
07/24/1995-8:28pmHouseH.Amdt.629 Amendment (A006) offered by Mrs. Morella.
07/24/1995-8:27pmHouseH.Amdt.628 Mr. Wolf raised a point of order against the Danner amendment (A005). Mr. Wolf stated that the increase in funds earmarked in the amendment were not previously authorized and were, therefore, a violation of the rules of the House. The Chair sustained the point of order.
07/24/1995-8:20pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the previous unanimous consent agreement, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 15 minutes of debate on the Danner amendment.
07/24/1995-8:20pmHouseH.Amdt.628 Amendment (A005) offered by Ms. Danner.
07/24/1995-8:20pmHouseH.Amdt.627 On agreeing to the Smith (MI) amendment (A004) Failed by recorded vote: 114 - 302 (Roll no. 560).
07/24/1995-8:12pmHouseH.Amdt.626 On agreeing to the Foglietta amendment (A003) Failed by recorded vote: 122 - 295 (Roll no. 559).
07/24/1995-8:04pmHouseH.Amdt.615 On agreeing to the LaTourette amendment (A002) Failed by recorded vote: 183 - 234 (Roll no. 558).
07/24/1995-7:42pmHouseAt the conclusion of debate, the Chair put the question on agreeing to the Smith (MI) amendment and announced that, by voice vote, the amendment was not agreed to. Mr. Smith (MI) demanded a recorded vote and, pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 194, further proceedings were postponed.
07/24/1995-7:17pmHouseThe Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Smith (MI) amendment.
07/24/1995-7:16pmHouseH.Amdt.627 Mr. Menendez raised a point of order against the Smith (MI) amendment (A004). Point of order overruled by the Chair.
07/24/1995-7:11pmHouseMr. Smith (MI) asked unanimous consent that the time for debate on the amendment be extended for an additional 5 minutes, for a total time of not to exceed 20 minutes. Agreed to without objection.
07/24/1995-7:11pmHouseH.Amdt.627 Amendment (A004) offered by Mr. Smith (MI).
07/24/1995-7:11pmHouseAt the conclusion of debate, the Chair put the question on the Foglietta amendment and announced that, by voice vote, the amendment was not agreed to. Mr. Foglietta objected to the vote on grounds that a quorum was not present and made a point of order that a quorum was not present. Pursuant to the H. Res. 194, the Chairman postponed further consideration on the amendment. By unanimous consent, the point of no quorum was withdrawn.
07/24/1995-6:28pmHouseMr. Wolf asked unanimous consent that the time for debate on the Foglietta amendment, and all amendments thereto, be limited to not to exceed 40 minutes. Agreed to without objection.
07/24/1995-6:27pmHouseH.Amdt.626 Amendment (A003) offered by Mr. Foglietta.
07/24/1995-6:23pmHouseAt the conclusion of debate, the Chair put the question on the LaTourette amendment and announced that, by voice vote, the amendment was not agreed to. Mr. LaTourette demanded a recorded vote and, made a point of order that a quorum was not present, pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 194, a vote on the amendment was postponed until later today. The point of order regarding a quorum was withdrawn.
07/24/1995-5:59pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the previous unanimous consent agreement, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 15 minutes of debate on the LaTourette amendment.
07/24/1995-5:59pmHouseH.Amdt.615 Amendment (A002) offered by Mr. LaTourette.
07/24/1995-5:58pmHouseLIMITATION ON DEBATE - Mr. Wolf asked unanimous consent that all time on debate for all amendments to title I, and all amendments thereto be limited to 15 minutes each, with the exception of the DeFazio amendment which is limited to 20 minutes; and the Foglietta and the Solomon amendments which are not included in the request. Agreed to without objection.
07/24/1995-5:55pmHouseThe House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
07/24/1995-5:55pmHouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H7507-7539)
07/21/1995-1:04pmHouseCommittee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 2002 as unfinished business.
07/21/1995-1:04pmHouseOn motion that the Committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
07/21/1995-1:04pmHouseMr. Wolf moved that the Committee rise.
07/21/1995-1:04pmHouseH.Amdt.602 On agreeing to the Smith (MI) amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
07/21/1995-1:01pmHouseH.Amdt.602 Amendment (A001) offered by Mr. Smith (MI).
07/21/1995-12:59pmHouseMr. Shuster raised a point of order against the content of the measure. Mr. Shuster stated that the provision on page 20, lines 17-19, regarding the Safe Communities Program is unauthorized and therefore not in order. The Chair sustained the point of order.
07/21/1995-12:18pmHouseGENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with thirty minutes of general debate.
07/21/1995-12:18pmHouseTIME LIMITATION - Mr. Wolf asked unanimous consent that general debate be limited to thirty minutes. Agreed to without objection.
07/21/1995-12:17pmHouseThe Speaker designated the Honorable Doug Bereuter to act as Chairman of the Committee.
07/21/1995-12:17pmHouseHouse resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 194 and Rule XXIII.
07/21/1995-12:17pmHouseRule provides for consideration of H.R. 2002 with 1 hour of general debate. Motion to recommit with or without instruction is allowed. The rule waives clause 3 of rule XIII (requiring a committee bill report contain the text of the statute being repealed within that committee bill) and section 401 (a) of the Budget Act (prohibiting consideration of legislation, as reported, providing new contract authority) against consideration of the bill. The rule also waives clause 6 (prohibiting reappropriation). Measure will be read by title. Bill is open to amendments. Provides for the consideration of an amendment by Mr. Solomon printed in Part 2 of the report accompanying this resolution. The amendment is not subject to amendment or to a demand for a division of the question in the House or Committee of the Whole. All points of order are waived against the amendment. Members who have pre-printed their amendmen...
07/21/1995-12:17pmHouseConsidered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 194. (consideration: CR H7397-7412)
07/21/1995-12:13pmHouseRule H. Res. 194 passed House.
07/19/1995-10:29pmHouseRules Committee Resolution H. Res. 194 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2002 with 1 hour of general debate. Motion to recommit with or without installowed. The rule waives clause 3 of rule XIII (requiring a committee bill report contain the text of the statute being repealed within that committee bill) and section 401 (a) of the Budget Act (prohibiting consideration of legislation, as reported, providing new contract authority) against consideration of the bill. The rule also waives clause 6 (prohibiting reappropriation). Measure will be read by title. Bill is open to amendments. Provides for the consideration of an amendment by Mr. Solomon printed in Part 2 of the report accompanying this resolution.The amendment is not subject to amendment or to a demand for a division of the question in the House or Committee of the Whole. All points of order are waived against the amendment.Members who have pre-printed their amendmen...
07/11/1995HousePlaced on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 88.
07/11/1995HouseThe House Committee on Appropriations reported an original measure, H. Rept. 104-177, by Mr. Wolf.
06/30/1995HouseOrdered to be Reported.
Action By: Committee on Appropriations
06/30/1995HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: Committee on Appropriations
06/21/1995HouseFinal Day of Subcommittee Mark-up.
Action By: House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation
06/21/1995HouseFirst Day of Subcommittee Mark-up.
Action By: House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation
06/21/1995HouseForwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee.
Action By: House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation
03/30/1995HouseFinal Day of Subcommittee Hearings.
Action By: House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation
02/07/1995HouseFirst Day of Subcommittee Hearings.
Action By: House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation
02/06/1995HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Transportation.
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02/06/1995HouseReferred to the House Committee on Appropriations.

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House Appropriations02/06/1995 Referred to
06/30/1995 Markup by
07/11/1995 Reported original measure H. Rept. 104-177
House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation02/06/1995 Referred to
03/30/1995 Hearings by
06/21/1995 Markup by
06/21/1995 Reported by
Senate Appropriations07/26/1995 Referred to
08/04/1995 Markup by
08/04/1995 Reported by S. Rept. 104-126
Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation08/02/1995 Markup by
08/02/1995 Reported by

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Conference report filed in House (10/20/1995)

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Title I: Department of Transportation

Title II: Related Agencies

Title III: General Provisions

Title IV: Providing for the Adoption of Mandatory Standards

and Procedures Governing the Actions of Arbitrators in

the Arbitration of Labor Disputes Involving Transit

Agencies Operating in the National Capital Area

Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1996 - Title I: Department of Transportation - Makes appropriations for FY 1996 (with specified rescissions, limitations on obligations and direct loans, and liquidations of contract authorizations) for: (1) the Office of the Secretary of Transportation; (2) the Coast Guard; (3) the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA); (4) the Federal Highway Administration (FHA); (5) the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration; (6) the Federal Railroad Administration (including funds for Alaska Railroad rehabilitation and specified Rhode Island rail development); (7) the Federal Transit Administration; (8) the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation; (9) the Research and Special Programs Administration; (10) the Office of the Inspector General; and (11) the Bureau of Transportation Statistics.

Title II: Related Agencies - Makes appropriations for FY 1996 for: (1) the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board; (2) the National Transportation Safety Board; (3) the Interstate Commerce Commission (for severance, closing costs, and other sunset expenses); and (4) the Panama Canal Commission.

Title III: General Provisions - Sets forth specified prohibitions, limitations, permissions, and mandates with respect to the use of appropriations under this Act.

(Sec. 308) Authorizes the Secretary of Transportation to enter into grants, cooperative agreements, and other transactions with any person, agency, U.S. instrumentality, any State or local government, any educational institution, and any other entity in execution of the Technology Reinvestment Project authorized under the Defense Conversion, Reinvestment and Transition Assistance Act of 1992 and related legislation.

(Sec. 310) Requires the Secretary to distribute, on a ratio-formulated basis, Federal-aid highway State obligation limits for FY 1996 for Federal-aid highways.

Prohibits a State from obligating more than 25 percent of its allocation for such projects during the first three months of FY 1996. Sets forth additional specified obligation limits for States during FY 1996.

(Sec. 311) Limits funds available for salaries and expenses to no more than 100 political and presidential appointees in the Department of Transportation (DOT). Prohibits the assignment of such personnel on temporary detail outside of the Department.

(Sec. 313) Prohibits the use of funds for the Highway Safety Advisory Committee of the DOT.

(Sec. 316) Prohibits the use of funds to establish a vessel traffic safety fairway less than five miles wide between the Santa Barbara Traffic Separation Scheme and the San Francisco Traffic Separation Scheme.

(Sec. 317) Authorizes airports to transfer, without consideration, to the FAA any instrument landing systems which were purchased through a Federal airport aid or development program and which conform to FAA performance specifications.

(Sec. 318) Prohibits the use of funds to award multiyear contracts for production end items that include: (1) economic order quantity or long lead time material procurement in excess of $10 million in any one year of the contract; (2) a cancellation charge greater than $10 million which at the time of obligation has not been appropriated to the limits of the Government's liability; or (3) a requirement that permits performance under the contract during the second and subsequent years without conditioning such performance upon the appropriation of funds.

(Sec. 320) Prohibits the use of funds to enforce provisions of the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 requiring States to use recycled rubber in their asphalt pavement.

(Sec. 324) Prohibits the use of funds to place speed limit or distance signs using the metric system on any State highway.

(Sec. 325) Requires tolls collected from motor vehicles on any bridge connecting the boroughs of Brooklyn, New York, and Staten Island, New York, to continue to be collected for only those vehicles exiting from such bridge in Staten Island.

(Sec. 329) Declares the sense of the Congress that all equipment and products bought with funds under this Act should be American-made. Requires each Federal agency to give notice of this policy to any entity it provides financial assistance or contracts with.

(Sec. 330) Prohibits the use of funds to promulgate corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) standards under the Motor Vehicle Information and Cost Savings Act for automobiles in any model year that differ from standards promulgated for such automobiles prior to enactment of this Act.

(Sec. 331) Subjects the acquisition by the U.S. Coast Guard of all 47-foot Motor Life Boats to open competition for all U.S. shipyards.

(Sec. 332) Prohibits the use of funds in this Act for planning or construction of a sixth runway at the new Denver International Airport, Denver, Colorado.

(Sec. 335) Cancels permanently $25 million of the budgetary resources provided to the DOT (excluding the Maritime Administration). Directs the Secretary to reduce the existing field office structure and consolidate DOT's surface transportation field offices and administrative activities.

Authorizes the President to transmit to the Congress, in conjunction with the budget request, a plan for the reorganization of the DOT's surface transportation activities and its relationship with the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation.

(Sec. 337) Prohibits the use of funds for employee training which: (1) does not meet identified needs for knowledge, skills, and abilities bearing directly upon the performance of official duties; (2) contains elements likely to induce high levels of emotional response or psychological stress in some participants; (3) does not require prior employee notification of the content and methods to be used in the training and written end of course evaluations; (4) contains any methods or content associated with religious or quasi- religious belief systems or "new age" belief systems; (5) is offensive to, or designed to change, participants' personal values or lifestyle outside the workplace; or (6) includes content related to human immunodeficiency virus-acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV-AIDS) other than that necessary to make employees more aware of its medical ramifications and the workplace rights of HIV-positive employees.

(Sec. 338) Prohibits the use of funds to enforce the requirement that airport charges make the airport as self-sustaining as possible or the prohibition against revenue diversion under the Airport and Airway Improvement Act of 1982 against Hot Springs Memorial Field in Hot Springs, Arkansas, on the grounds of its failure to collect fair market rental value for the facilities known as Kimery Park and Family Park. Declares that the FAA does not find that any use of, or structures on, such parks are incompatible with the safe and efficient use of the airport.

(Sec. 339) Prohibits the use of funds, without express congressional authorization, to pay for any lobbying activities designed to influence a Member of Congress with respect to any legislation or appropriation before the Congress. Declares that such prohibition shall not prevent DOT officers or employees from communicating to such Members requests for legislation or appropriations which are deemed necessary for the efficient conduct of the public business.

(Sec. 340) Prohibits the use of funds to pay the salaries and expenses of any individual to arrange tours of scientists or engineers employed by or working for China, to hire Chinese citizens to participate in research fellowships sponsored by the modal administrations of the DOT, or provide training or any technology transfer to scientists or engineers employed by or working for China. Excepts from this prohibition the FAA or the joint FAA, Department of Defense, and Department of Commerce initiative to modernize China's air traffic control system.

(Sec. 342) Makes specified amounts available for the transfer of certain rail and motor carrier functions from Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) to the DOT.

(Sec. 343) Prohibits the use of funds for improvements to the Miller Highway in New York City, New York.

(Sec. 345) Directs the Secretary to identify successful telecommuting programs in the public and private sectors and provide to the public information regarding the establishment of such programs and their costs and benefits.

(Sec. 346) Exempts the Indian Reservation roads program from any reduction in authorizations due to budget reductions.

(Sec. 347) Directs the FAA Administrator to develop both a personnel management system and an acquisition management system for the FAA.

(Sec. 351) Authorizes the Secretary to: (1) administer and implement exemptions from certain odometer disclosure requirements of the Code of Federal Regulations; and (2) adopt or amend such exemptions for any class or category of vehicle deemed appropriate.

(Sec. 352) Designates the FAA Technical Center at the Atlantic City International Airport in Pomona, New Jersey, as the William J. Hughes Technical Center.

(Sec. 353) Prohibits the use of funds to close any multi-mission small boat stations or subunits. Authorizes the Secretary to implement management efficiencies within the small boat unit system, provided that no stations or subunits are closed.

(Sec. 354) Amends specified Federal law to permit the transfer of certain Federal property to the city of Hoboken, New Jersey.

(Sec. 355) Urges Japan to honor the terms of the United States-Japan bilateral aviation agreement. Urges the President to: (1) identify strong and appropriate forms of countermeasures that could be taken against Japan for its violation of the agreement; and (2) promptly impose against Japan any necessary and appropriate countermeasures to ensure that Japan abides by the agreement.

(Sec. 357) Authorizes the State of North Dakota to use certain Federal funds to build a siding and intermodal facility near Wahpeton, Richland County, North Dakota.

Title IV: Providing for the Adoption of Mandatory Standards and Procedures Governing the Actions of Arbitrators in the Arbitration of Labor Disputes Involving Transit Agencies Operating in the National Capital Area - National Capital Area Interest Arbitration Standards Act of 1995 - Prohibits an arbitrator rendering an arbitration award involving the employees of an interstate compact agency operating in the National Capital Area from making a finding or a decision for inclusion in a collective bargaining agreement governing conditions of employment without considering specified factors. Prohibits such arbitrator, when rendering an award, from providing salaries and other benefits that exceed the interstate compact agency's funding.

(Sec. 405) Sets forth provisions with respect to the enforcement and judicial review of such awards.