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Titles (9)

Short Titles

Short Titles as Enacted

Continuing Appropriations Act, 2012

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2012

Short Titles as Reported to House

Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2012

Short Titles as Introduced

Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2012

Short Titles - Senate

Short Titles as Passed Senate

Continuing Appropriations Act, 2012

Short Titles as Reported to Senate

Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2012

Short Titles as Reported to Senate for portions of this bill
  • Disaster Assistance Recoupment Fairness Act of 2011

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

Making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2012, and for other purposes.

Official Titles - Senate

Official Titles as Amended by Senate

An Act making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (9)

Date
09/30/2011Became Public Law No: 112-33. (TXT | PDF)
09/30/2011Signed by President.
09/29/2011Presented to President.
09/29/2011Resolving differences -- House actions: On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendments Agreed to without objection.(text as House agreed to Senate amendments: CR H6463-6465)
09/26/2011Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title by Voice Vote.(text: CR 10/3/2011 S6055-6056)
09/07/2011Committee on Appropriations. Reported by Senator Landrieu with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 112-74.
06/02/2011Passed/agreed to in House: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 231 - 188 (Roll no. 409).
05/26/2011The House Committee on Appropriations reported an original measure, H. Rept. 112-91, by Mr. Aderholt.
05/26/2011Introduced in House

All Actions (265)

Date Chamber
09/30/2011Became Public Law No: 112-33. (TXT | PDF)
09/30/2011Signed by President.
09/29/2011HousePresented to President.
09/29/2011-11:05amHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
09/29/2011-11:05amHouseOn motion that the House agree to the Senate amendments Agreed to without objection. (text as House agreed to Senate amendments: CR H6463-6465)
09/29/2011-11:05amHouseMr. Culberson asked unanimous consent that the House agree to the Senate amendments. (consideration: CR H6463-6465)
09/27/2011SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
09/26/2011SenateS.Amdt.667 Amendment SA 667 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
09/26/2011SenateS.Amdt.667 Amendment SA 667 proposed by Senator Reid. (consideration: CR S5987; text: CR S5987) To amend the title.
09/26/2011SenatePassed Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title by Voice Vote. (text: CR 10/3/2011 S6055-6056)
09/26/2011SenateS.Amdt.666 Amendment SA 666 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
09/26/2011SenateS.Amdt.666 Amendment SA 666 proposed by Senator Reid. (consideration: CR S5987) In the nature of a substitute.
09/26/2011SenateThe committee reported substitute was withdrawn by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5987)
09/26/2011SenateMeasure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S5977-5987; text of amendment in nature of a substitute: CR S5977-5987)
09/07/2011SenatePlaced on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 156.
09/07/2011SenateCommittee on Appropriations. Reported by Senator Landrieu with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 112-74.
06/06/2011SenateReceived in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.
06/02/2011-6:58pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
06/02/2011-6:58pmHouseOn passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 231 - 188 (Roll no. 409).
06/02/2011-6:52pmHouseOn motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 187 - 234 (Roll no. 408).
06/02/2011-6:31pmHouseThe previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection. (consideration: CR H3962)
06/02/2011-6:24pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with ten minutes of debate on the motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to report the same back to the House with an amendment to increase grants for Transportation Security and Counterterrorism through offsets from the Department of Homeland Security's National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility.
06/02/2011-6:23pmHouseMr. Bishop (NY) moved to recommit with instructions to Appropriations. (consideration: CR H3961-3962; text: CR H3962)
06/02/2011-6:22pmHouseThe House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
06/02/2011-6:22pmHouseThe previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. (consideration: CR H3961)
06/02/2011-6:21pmHouseThe House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 2017.
06/02/2011-6:21pmHouseOn motion to rise and report Agreed to by voice vote.
06/02/2011-6:21pmHouseMr. Aderholt moved for the Committee of the Whole to rise and report.
06/02/2011-6:20pmHouseH.Amdt.407 On agreeing to the Polis amendment (A059) Failed by recorded vote: 107 - 313 (Roll no. 407). (consideration: CR H3961)
06/02/2011-6:17pmHouseH.Amdt.406 On agreeing to the Mica amendment (A058) Agreed to by recorded vote: 219 - 204 (Roll no. 406). (consideration: CR H3960-3961)
06/02/2011-6:12pmHouseH.Amdt.404 On agreeing to the Gohmert amendment (A056) Failed by recorded vote: 199 - 224 (Roll no. 405). (consideration: CR H3959-3960)
06/02/2011-6:09pmHouseH.Amdt.403 On agreeing to the Cole amendment (A055) Agreed to by recorded vote: 252 - 170 (Roll no. 404). (consideration: CR H3959)
06/02/2011-6:06pmHouseH.Amdt.398 On agreeing to the Rokita amendment (A050) Agreed to by recorded vote: 218 - 205 (Roll no. 403). (consideration: CR H3958-3959)
06/02/2011-6:02pmHouseH.Amdt.397 On agreeing to the Rokita amendment (A049) Failed by recorded vote: 110 - 312 (Roll no. 402). (consideration: CR H3957-3958)
06/02/2011-5:59pmHouseH.Amdt.396 On agreeing to the Amash amendment (A048) Agreed to by recorded vote: 257 - 164 (Roll no. 401). (consideration: CR H3957)
06/02/2011-5:56pmHouseH.Amdt.395 On agreeing to the Amash amendment (A047) Failed by recorded vote: 123 - 300 (Roll no. 400). (consideration: CR H3956-3957)
06/02/2011-5:52pmHouseH.Amdt.394 On agreeing to the Amash amendment (A046) Failed by recorded vote: 127 - 295 (Roll no. 399). (consideration: CR H3955-3956)
06/02/2011-5:49pmHouseH.Amdt.393 On agreeing to the Cravaack amendment (A045) Agreed to by recorded vote: 289 - 131 (Roll no. 398). (consideration: CR H3955)
06/02/2011-5:46pmHouseH.Amdt.392 On agreeing to the King (IA) amendment (A044) Agreed to by recorded vote: 251 - 168, 1 Present (Roll no. 397). (consideration: CR H3954-3955)
06/02/2011-5:34pmHouseH.Amdt.388 On agreeing to the Scalise amendment (A040) Failed by recorded vote: 207 - 213 (Roll no. 396). (consideration: CR H3953)
06/02/2011-5:06pmHouseUNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on the question of adoption of amendments which were debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
06/02/2011-5:01pmHouseH.Amdt.408 Mr. Carter raised a point of order against the Eshoo amendment (A060). Mr. Carter stated that the amendment seeks to change existinlaw and constitutes legislation in an appropriations bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
06/02/2011-4:56pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Eshoo amendment under the five-minute rule, pending the reservation of a point of order.
06/02/2011-4:56pmHouseH.Amdt.408 Amendment (A060) offered by Ms. Eshoo. (consideration: CR H3951-3953; text: CR H3952)
06/02/2011-4:49pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Polis(CO) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced the noes had prevailed. Mr. Polis(CO) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
06/02/2011-4:29pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Polis(CO) amendment number 23 under the five-minute rule.
06/02/2011-4:29pmHouseH.Amdt.407 Amendment (A059) offered by Mr. Polis. (consideration: CR H3946-3951; text: CR H3946)
06/02/2011-4:12pmHouseThe House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
06/02/2011-4:12pmHouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H3945-3964)
06/02/2011-3:19pmHouseCommittee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 2017 as unfinished business.
06/02/2011-3:19pmHouseOn motion that the Committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
06/02/2011-3:19pmHouseMr. Aderholt moved that the Committee rise.
06/02/2011-3:18pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Mica amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced the noes had prevailed. Mr. Mica demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
06/02/2011-3:03pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Mica amendment under the five-minute rule, pending a reservation of a point of order. Subsequently, the point of order was withdrawn.
06/02/2011-3:02pmHouseH.Amdt.406 Amendment (A058) offered by Mr. Mica. (consideration: CR H3943-3945, H3960-3961; text: CR H3943)
06/02/2011-2:52pmHouseH.Amdt.405 By unanimous consent, the Issa amendment was withdrawn. (consideration: CR H3942)
06/02/2011-2:46pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Issa amendment under the five-minute rule, pending a reservation of a point of order.
06/02/2011-2:45pmHouseH.Amdt.405 Amendment (A057) offered by Mr. Issa. (consideration: CR H3941-3943; text: CR H3941)
06/02/2011-2:45pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Gohmert amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced the noes had prevailed. Mr. Gohmert demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
06/02/2011-2:35pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Gohmert amendment under the five-minute rule.
06/02/2011-2:35pmHouseH.Amdt.404 Amendment (A056) offered by Mr. Gohmert. (consideration: CR H3940-3941, H3959-3960; text: CR H3940)
06/02/2011-2:35pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Cole (OK) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced the noes had prevailed. Mr. Cole (OK) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
06/02/2011-2:28pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Cole (OK) amendment No. 42 under the five-minute rule.
06/02/2011-2:28pmHouseH.Amdt.403 Amendment (A055) offered by Mr. Cole. (consideration: CR H3939-3940, H3959; text: CR H3939)
06/02/2011-2:26pmHouseThe House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
06/02/2011-2:26pmHouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H3939-3945)
06/02/2011-1:52pmHouseCommittee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 2017 as unfinished business.
06/02/2011-1:51pmHouseOn motion to that the Committee now rise Agreed to by voice vote.
06/02/2011-1:51pmHouseMr. Aderholt moved to that the Committee now rise.
06/02/2011-1:49pmHouseH.Amdt.386 On agreeing to the Gosar amendment (A038) Failed by recorded vote: 183 - 234 (Roll no. 395). (consideration: CR H3935-3936)
06/02/2011-1:46pmHouseH.Amdt.385 On agreeing to the Sherman amendment (A037) Failed by recorded vote: 208 - 213 (Roll no. 394). (consideration: CR H3935)
06/02/2011-1:43pmHouseH.Amdt.383 On agreeing to the Price (NC) amendment (A035) Agreed to by recorded vote: 264 - 157 (Roll no. 393). (consideration: CR H3934-3935)
06/02/2011-1:39pmHouseH.Amdt.378 On agreeing to the Carter amendment (A030) Agreed to by recorded vote: 242 - 180 (Roll no. 392). (consideration: CR H3933-3934)
06/02/2011-1:35pmHouseH.Amdt.376 On agreeing to the Lummis amendment (A028) Agreed to by recorded vote: 238 - 177 (Roll no. 391). (consideration: CR H3933)
06/02/2011-1:32pmHouseH.Amdt.375 On agreeing to the Sessions amendment (A027) Agreed to by recorded vote: 218 - 204 (Roll no. 390). (consideration: CR H3932-3933)
06/02/2011-1:28pmHouseH.Amdt.370 On agreeing to the Clarke (MI) amendment (A022) Agreed to by recorded vote: 273 - 150 (Roll no. 389). (consideration: CR H3931-3932)
06/02/2011-12:53pmHouseUNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of amendments which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
06/02/2011-12:49pmHouseH.Amdt.402 On agreeing to the Jackson Lee (TX) amendment (A054) Agreed to by voice vote.
06/02/2011-12:41pmHouseDebate - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Jackson Lee (TX) amendment under the five-minute rule.
06/02/2011-12:41pmHouseH.Amdt.402 Amendment (A054) offered by Ms. Jackson Lee (TX). (consideration: CR H3930-3931; text: CR H3930)
06/02/2011-12:40pmHouseH.Amdt.401 Mr. Aderholt raised a point of order against the Speier amendment (A053). stating that the amendment proposes to change existing law. The Chair sustained the point of order.
06/02/2011-12:37pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Speier amendment no. 18 under the five-minute rule, pending reservation of a point of order.
06/02/2011-12:36pmHouseH.Amdt.401 Amendment (A053) offered by Ms. Speier. (consideration: CR H3929-3930; text: CR H3929)
06/02/2011-12:35pmHouseH.Amdt.400 Mr. Aderholt raised a point of order against the Speier amendment (A052). stating that the amendment proposes to change existing law. The Chair sustained the point of order.
06/02/2011-12:33pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Speier amendment no. 19 under the five-minute rule, pending reservation of a point of order.
06/02/2011-12:33pmHouseH.Amdt.400 Amendment (A052) offered by Ms. Speier. (consideration: CR H3929; text: CR H3929)
06/02/2011-12:32pmHouseH.Amdt.399 Mr. Aderholt raised a point of order against the Baldwin amendment (A051). stating that the amendment proposes to change existing law. The Chair sustained the point of order.
06/02/2011-12:26pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Baldwin amendment under the five-minute rule, pending reservation of a point of order.
06/02/2011-12:25pmHouseH.Amdt.399 Amendment (A051) offered by Ms. Baldwin. (consideration: CR H3928-3929; text: CR H3928)
06/02/2011-12:24pmHouseThe House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
06/02/2011-12:24pmHouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H3928-3936)
06/02/2011-12:28amHouseCommittee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 2017 as unfinished business.
06/02/2011-12:28amHouseOn motion that the committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
06/02/2011-12:27amHouseMr. Aderholt moved that the committee rise.
06/02/2011-12:27amHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Rokita amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced the noes had prevailed. Mr. Rokita demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
06/02/2011-12:20amHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Rokita amendment under the five-minute rule.
06/02/2011-12:20amHouseH.Amdt.398 Amendment (A050) offered by Mr. Rokita. (consideration: CR H3907; text: CR H3907)
06/02/2011-12:19amHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Rokita amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced the noes had prevailed. Mr. Rokita demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
06/02/2011-12:09amHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Rokita amendment under the five-minute rule.
06/02/2011-12:09amHouseH.Amdt.397 Amendment (A049) offered by Mr. Rokita. (consideration: CR H3906-3907; text: CR H3906)
06/02/2011-12:08amHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Amash amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Price (NC) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
06/02/2011-12:01amHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Amash amendment under the five-minute rule.
06/02/2011-12:01amHouseH.Amdt.396 Amendment (A048) offered by Mr. Amash. (consideration: CR H3905-3906; text: CR H3905)
06/02/2011-12:01amHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Amash amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Price (NC) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
06/01/2011-11:57pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Amash amendment under the five-minute rule.
06/01/2011-11:57pmHouseH.Amdt.395 Amendment (A047) offered by Mr. Amash. (consideration: CR H3904-3905; text: CR H3904)
06/01/2011-11:57pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Amash amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced the noes had prevailed. Mr. Amash demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
06/01/2011-11:53pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Amash amendment under the five-minute rule.
06/01/2011-11:53pmHouseH.Amdt.394 Amendment (A046) offered by Mr. Amash. (consideration: CR H3904; text: CR H3904)
06/01/2011-11:53pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Cravaack amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Cravaack demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
06/01/2011-11:49pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Cravaack amendment under the five-minute rule.
06/01/2011-11:49pmHouseH.Amdt.393 Amendment (A045) offered by Mr. Cravaack. (consideration: CR H3903-3904; text: CR H3903)
06/01/2011-11:48pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the King (IA) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced the noes had prevailed. Mr. King (IA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
06/01/2011-11:30pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the King (IA) amendment under the five-minute rule, pending a reservation of a point of order.
06/01/2011-11:30pmHouseH.Amdt.392 Amendment (A044) offered by Mr. King (IA). (consideration: CR H3901-3903; text: CR H3901-3902)
06/01/2011-11:28pmHouseH.Amdt.391 Mr. Dicks raised a point of order against the King (IA) amendment (A043). Mr. Dicks stated that the amendment carries tax measures. The Chair sustained the point of order.
06/01/2011-11:24pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the King (IA) amendment under the five-minute rule, pending a reservation of a point of order.
06/01/2011-11:24pmHouseH.Amdt.391 Amendment (A043) offered by Mr. King (IA). (consideration: CR H3901; text: CR H3901)
06/01/2011-11:24pmHouseH.Amdt.390 Mr. Aderholt raised a point of order against the King (IA) amendment (A042). Mr. Aderholt stated that the amendment allocated money for a program not authorized. The Chair sustained the point of order.
06/01/2011-11:20pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the King (IA) amendment under the five-minute rule, pending a reservation of a point of order.
06/01/2011-11:20pmHouseH.Amdt.390 Amendment (A042) offered by Mr. King (IA). (consideration: CR H3900-3901; text: CR H3900)
06/01/2011-11:20pmHouseH.Amdt.389 On agreeing to the Engel amendment (A041) Agreed to by voice vote.
06/01/2011-11:13pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Engel amendment under the five-minute rule.
06/01/2011-11:13pmHouseH.Amdt.389 Amendment (A041) offered by Mr. Engel. (consideration: CR H3899-3900; text: CR H3899)
06/01/2011-11:12pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Scalise amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Dicks demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
06/01/2011-10:59pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Scalise amendment under the five-minute rule. A point of order was reserved, but was subsequently removed.
06/01/2011-10:59pmHouseH.Amdt.388 Amendment (A040) offered by Mr. Scalise. (consideration: CR H3898-3899; text: CR H3898)
06/01/2011-10:59pmHouseH.Amdt.387 Mr. Aderholt raised a point of order against the Altmire amendment (A039). Mr. Aderholt stated that the amendment seeks to change existing law and constitutes legislation in an appropriationbill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
06/01/2011-10:55pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Altmire amendment under the five-minute rule, pending a reservation of a point of order.
06/01/2011-10:55pmHouseH.Amdt.387 Amendment (A039) offered by Mr. Altmire. (consideration: CR H3897-3898; text: CR H3897)
06/01/2011-10:55pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Gosar amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Price(NC) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
06/01/2011-10:46pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Gosar amendment under the five-minute rule.
06/01/2011-10:46pmHouseH.Amdt.386 Amendment (A038) offered by Mr. Gosar. (consideration: CR H3896-3897; text: CR H3896)
06/01/2011-10:45pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Sherman amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced the noes had prevailed. Mr. Sherman demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
06/01/2011-10:39pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Sherman amendment under the five-minute rule.
06/01/2011-10:38pmHouseH.Amdt.385 Amendment (A037) offered by Mr. Sherman. (consideration: CR H3895-3896; text: CR H3895)
06/01/2011-10:38pmHouseH.Amdt.384 On agreeing to the Scalise amendment (A036) Agreed to by voice vote.
06/01/2011-10:34pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Scalise amendment under the five-minute rule.
06/01/2011-10:32pmHouseH.Amdt.384 Amendment (A036) offered by Mr. Scalise. (consideration: CR H3895; text: CR H3895)
06/01/2011-10:32pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Price (NC) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced the noes had prevailed. Mr. Price (NC) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
06/01/2011-10:26pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Price (NC) amendment under the five-minute rule.
06/01/2011-10:26pmHouseH.Amdt.383 Amendment (A035) offered by Mr. Price (NC). (consideration: CR H3894-3895; text: CR H3894)
06/01/2011-10:26pmHouseH.Amdt.382 On agreeing to the Poe (TX) amendment (A034) Agreed to by voice vote.
06/01/2011-10:22pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Poe amendment under the five-minute rule.
06/01/2011-10:22pmHouseH.Amdt.382 Amendment (A034) offered by Mr. Poe (TX). (consideration: CR H3894; text: CR H3894)
06/01/2011-10:21pmHouseH.Amdt.381 Mr. Aderholt raised a point of order against the Richmond amendment (A033). Mr. Aderholt stated that the amendment seeks to change existing law and constitutes legislation in an appropriationbill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
06/01/2011-10:18pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Richmond amendment under the five-minute rule, pending a reservation of a point of order.
06/01/2011-10:16pmHouseH.Amdt.381 Amendment (A033) offered by Mr. Richmond. (consideration: CR H3894; text: CR H3894)
06/01/2011-10:16pmHouseH.Amdt.380 On agreeing to the Poe (TX) amendment (A032) Agreed to by voice vote.
06/01/2011-10:12pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Poe amendment no. 10 under the five-minute rule.
06/01/2011-10:11pmHouseH.Amdt.380 Amendment (A032) offered by Mr. Poe (TX). (consideration: CR H3892-3893; text: CR H3893)
06/01/2011-10:11pmHouseH.Amdt.379 Mr. Aderholt raised a point of order against the Poe (TX) amendment (A031). Mr. Aderholt stated that the amendment seeks to change existing law and constitutes legislation in an appropriationbill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
06/01/2011-10:06pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Poe amendment no. 9 under the five-minute rule, pending a reservation of a point of order.
06/01/2011-10:05pmHouseH.Amdt.379 Amendment (A031) offered by Mr. Poe (TX). (consideration: CR H3892; text: CR H3892)
06/01/2011-10:05pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Carter amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Price (NC) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
06/01/2011-9:53pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Carter amendment under the five-minute rule.
06/01/2011-9:53pmHouseH.Amdt.378 Amendment (A030) offered by Mr. Carter. (consideration: CR H3890-3892; text: CR H3890)
06/01/2011-9:51pmHouseH.Amdt.377 Mr. Aderholt raised a point of order against the Richmond amendment (A029). The amendment constitutes legislation and violate Clause 2 Rule XXI. The Chair sustained the point of order.
06/01/2011-9:48pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Richmond amendment under the five-minute rule, pending the reservation of a point of order.
06/01/2011-9:48pmHouseH.Amdt.377 Amendment (A029) offered by Mr. Richmond. (consideration: CR H3890; text: CR H3890)
06/01/2011-9:45pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Carter amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Price (NC) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
06/01/2011-9:26pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Lummis amendment under the five-minute rule.
06/01/2011-9:26pmHouseH.Amdt.376 Amendment (A028) offered by Mrs. Lummis. (consideration: CR H3888-3890; text: CR H3888)
06/01/2011-9:18pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Sessions amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Dicks demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
06/01/2011-9:11pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Sessions amendment under the five-minute rule.
06/01/2011-9:11pmHouseH.Amdt.375 Amendment (A027) offered by Mr. Sessions. (consideration: CR H3885-3886; text: CR H3885)
06/01/2011-9:06pmHouseH.Amdt.374 On agreeing to the Honda amendment Agreed to by voice vote.
06/01/2011-8:57pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Honda amendment under the five-minute rule.
06/01/2011-8:56pmHouseH.Amdt.374 Amendment (A026) offered by Mr. Honda. (consideration: CR H3882: text: CR H3882)
06/01/2011-8:55pmHouseH.Amdt.373 On agreeing to the Richardson amendment (A025) Agreed to by voice vote.
06/01/2011-8:51pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Richardson amendment under the five-minute rule.
06/01/2011-8:50pmHouseH.Amdt.373 Amendment (A025) offered by Ms. Richardson. (consideration: CR H3881; text: CR H3881)
06/01/2011-8:48pmHouseH.Amdt.372 Mr. Aderholt raised a point of order against the Lowey amendment (A024). Mr. Aderholt stated that the amendment seeks to amend portions of the bill not yet read for consideration. The Chair sustained the point of order.
06/01/2011-8:46pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Heck amendment under the five-minute rule, pending the reservation of a point of order.
06/01/2011-8:44pmHouseH.Amdt.372 Amendment (A024) offered by Mrs. Lowey. (consideration: CR H3879-3881; text: CR H3879)
06/01/2011-8:27pmHouseH.Amdt.371 On agreeing to the Heck amendment (A023) Failed by voice vote.
06/01/2011-8:23pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Heck amendment under the five-minute rule.
06/01/2011-8:22pmHouseH.Amdt.371 Amendment (A023) offered by Mr. Heck. (consideration: CR H3877-3879; text: CR H3877)
06/01/2011-8:22pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Clarke(MI) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced the noes had prevailed. Mr. Clarke (MI) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
06/01/2011-7:36pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Clarke(MI) amendment under the five-minute rule, pending the reservation of a point of order.
06/01/2011-7:36pmHouseH.Amdt.370 Amendment (A022) offered by Mr. Clarke (MI). (consideration: CR H3864-3867; text: CR H3864)
06/01/2011-7:36pmHouseH.Amdt.369 By unanimous consent, the Clarke (MI) amendment was withdrawn. (consideration: CR H3864)
06/01/2011-7:30pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Clarke(MI) amendment under the five-minute rule, pending the reservation of a point of order.
06/01/2011-7:30pmHouseH.Amdt.369 Amendment (A021) offered by Mr. Clarke (MI). (consideration: CR H3863-3864; text: CR H3863)
06/01/2011-7:28pmHouseH.Amdt.368 Mr. Carter raised a point of order against the Richardson amendment (A020). Mr. Carter stated that the amendment seeks to provide funds for programs not yet authorized. The Chair sustained the point of order.
06/01/2011-7:24pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Richardson amendment under the five-minute rule, pending the reservation of a point of order.
06/01/2011-7:24pmHouseH.Amdt.368 Amendment (A020) offered by Ms. Richardson. (consideration: CR H3863; text: CR H3863)
06/01/2011-7:23pmHouseH.Amdt.367 Mr. Carter raised a point of order against the Richardson amendment (A019). Mr. Carter stated that the amendment seeks to provide funds for programs not yet authorized. The Chair sustained the point of order.
06/01/2011-7:18pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Richardson amendment under the five-minute rule, pending the reservation of a point of order.
06/01/2011-7:18pmHouseH.Amdt.367 Amendment (A019) offered by Ms. Richardson. (consideration: CR H3862-3863; text: CR H3862)
06/01/2011-7:12pmHouseH.Amdt.366 On agreeing to the Barrow amendment (A018) Agreed to by voice vote.
06/01/2011-7:11pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Barrow amendment under the five-minute rule.
06/01/2011-7:10pmHouseH.Amdt.366 Amendment (A018) offered by Mr. Barrow. (consideration: CR H3858; text: CR H3858)
06/01/2011-7:10pmHouseH.Amdt.365 On agreeing to the King (IA) amendment (A017) Agreed to by voice vote.
06/01/2011-7:08pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the King(IA) amendment under the five-minute rule, pending the reservation of a point of order. Subsequently, the reservation was withdrawn.
06/01/2011-7:08pmHouseH.Amdt.365 Amendment (A017) offered by Mr. King (IA). (consideration: CR H3856-3858; text: CR H3858)
06/01/2011-7:05pmHouseH.Amdt.364 On agreeing to the King (IA) amendment (A016) Agreed to by voice vote.
06/01/2011-7:02pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the King(IA) amendment under the five-minute rule.
06/01/2011-7:02pmHouseH.Amdt.364 Amendment (A016) offered by Mr. King (IA). (consideration: CR H3856-3857; text: CR H3856)
06/01/2011-6:58pmHouseThe House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
06/01/2011-6:57pmHouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H3855-3867)
06/01/2011-6:55pmHouseCommittee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 2017 as unfinished business.
06/01/2011-6:55pmHouseOn motion that the Committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
06/01/2011-6:55pmHouseMr. Aderholt moved that the Committee rise.
06/01/2011-6:54pmHouseH.Amdt.363 On agreeing to the Cuellar amendment (A015) Failed by recorded vote: 162 - 256 (Roll no. 388).
06/01/2011-6:50pmHouseH.Amdt.354 On agreeing to the Poe (TX) amendment (A006) Agreed to by recorded vote: 327 - 93 (Roll no. 387).
06/01/2011-6:47pmHouseH.Amdt.351 On agreeing to the Royce amendment (A003) Agreed to by recorded vote: 268 - 151 (Roll no. 386).
06/01/2011-6:43pmHouseH.Amdt.350 On agreeing to the Cicilline amendment (A002) Failed by recorded vote: 154 - 266 (Roll no. 385).
06/01/2011-6:37pmHouseH.Amdt.349 On agreeing to the LaTourette amendment (A001) Agreed to by recorded vote: 333 - 87 (Roll no. 384).
06/01/2011-6:07pmHouseUNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question of adoption of amendments which were debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
06/01/2011-6:07pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Cuellar amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced the noes had prevailed. Mr. Cuellar demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
06/01/2011-6:04pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Cuellar amendment under the five-minute rule, pending the reservation of a point of order. Subsequently, the reservation was withdrawn.
06/01/2011-6:04pmHouseH.Amdt.363 Amendment (A015) offered by Mr. Cuellar. (consideration: CR H3851, H3854-3855; text: CR H3851)
06/01/2011-6:03pmHouseH.Amdt.362 Mr. Aderholt raised a point of order against the McCaul amendment (A014). Mr. Aderholt stated that the amendment seeks to amend portions of the bill not yet read for consideration. The Chair sustained the point of order.
06/01/2011-6:02pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the McCaul amendment under the five-minute rule, pending the reservation of a point of order.
06/01/2011-6:02pmHouseH.Amdt.362 Amendment (A014) offered by Mr. McCaul. (consideration: CR H3851, H3854-3855; text: CR H3851)
06/01/2011-6:01pmHouseH.Amdt.361 Mr. Aderholt raised a point of order against the McCaul amendment (A013). Mr. Aderholt stated that the amendment seeks to amend portions of the bill not yet read for consideration. The Chair sustained the point of order.
06/01/2011-6:00pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the McCaul amendment under the five-minute rule, pending the reservation of a point of order.
06/01/2011-6:00pmHouseH.Amdt.361 Amendment (A013) offered by Mr. McCaul. (consideration: CR H3851; text: CR H3851)
06/01/2011-5:59pmHouseH.Amdt.360 On agreeing to the McCaul amendment (A012) Failed by voice vote.
06/01/2011-5:57pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the McCaul amendment under the five-minute rule.
06/01/2011-5:56pmHouseH.Amdt.360 Amendment (A012) offered by Mr. McCaul. (consideration: CR H3850-3851; text: CR H3850)
06/01/2011-5:56pmHouseH.Amdt.359 Mr. Aderholt raised a point of order against the McCaul amendment (A011). Mr. Aderholt stated that the amendment seeks to amend portions of the bill not yet read for consideration. The Chair sustained the point of order.
06/01/2011-5:54pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the McCaul amendment under the five-minute rule, pending the reservation of a point of order.
06/01/2011-5:53pmHouseH.Amdt.359 Amendment (A011) offered by Mr. McCaul. (consideration: CR H3850; text: CR H3850)
06/01/2011-5:53pmHouseH.Amdt.358 Mr. Aderholt raised a point of order against the McCaul amendment (A010). Mr. Aderholt stated that the amendment seeks to amend portions of the bill not yet read for consideration. The Chair sustained the point of order.
06/01/2011-5:50pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the McCaul amendment under the five-minute rule, pending the reservation of a point of order.
06/01/2011-5:50pmHouseH.Amdt.358 Amendment (A010) offered by Mr. McCaul. (consideration: CR H3849-3850; text: CR H3849)
06/01/2011-5:49pmHouseH.Amdt.357 Mr. Aderholt raised a point of order against the McCaul amendment (A009). Mr. Aderholt stated that the amendment seeks to amend portions of the bill not yet read for consideration. The Chair sustained the point of order.
06/01/2011-5:46pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the McCaul amendment under the five-minute rule, pending the reservation of a point of order.
06/01/2011-5:45pmHouseH.Amdt.357 Amendment (A009) offered by Mr. McCaul. (consideration: CR H3849; text: CR H3849)
06/01/2011-5:44pmHouseH.Amdt.356 Mr. Aderholt raised a point of order against the Poe (TX) amendment (A008). Mr. Aderholt stated that the amendment seeks to amend portions of the bill not yet read for consideration. The Chair sustained the point of order.
06/01/2011-5:39pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Poe(TX) amendment number 7 under the five-minute rule, pending the reservation of a point of order.
06/01/2011-5:39pmHouseH.Amdt.356 Amendment (A008) offered by Mr. Poe (TX). (consideration: CR H3848-3849; text: CR H3848)
06/01/2011-5:39pmHouseH.Amdt.355 By unanimous consent, the Norton amendment was withdrawn.
06/01/2011-5:30pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Norton amendment under the five-minute rule, pending the reservation of a point of order.
06/01/2011-5:30pmHouseH.Amdt.355 Amendment (A007) offered by Ms. Norton. (consideration: CR H3847-3848; text: CR H3847)
06/01/2011-5:29pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Poe(TX) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced the noes had prevailed. Mr. Poe(TX) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
06/01/2011-5:23pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Poe(TX) amendment number 8 under the five-minute rule.
06/01/2011-5:23pmHouseH.Amdt.354 Amendment (A006) offered by Mr. Poe (TX). (consideration: CR H3846-3847, H3854; text: CR H3846)
06/01/2011-5:23pmHouseH.Amdt.353 On agreeing to the Broun (GA) amendment (A005) Agreed to by voice vote.
06/01/2011-5:19pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Broun(GA) amendment under the five-minute rule.
06/01/2011-5:18pmHouseH.Amdt.353 Amendment (A005) offered by Mr. Broun (GA). (consideration: CR H3846; text: CR H3846)
06/01/2011-5:18pmHouseH.Amdt.352 On agreeing to the Jackson Lee (TX) amendment (A004) Failed by voice vote.
06/01/2011-5:08pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Jackson Lee(TX) amendment number 12 under the five-minute rule, pending the reservation of a point of order. Subsequently, the reservation was withdrawn.
06/01/2011-5:08pmHouseH.Amdt.352 Amendment (A004) offered by Ms. Jackson Lee (TX). (consideration: CR H3844-3846; text: CR H3844)
06/01/2011-5:07pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Royce amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced the noes had prevailed. Mr. Royce demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
06/01/2011-4:59pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Royce amendment number 2 under the five-minute rule.
06/01/2011-4:59pmHouseH.Amdt.351 Amendment (A003) offered by Mr. Royce. (consideration: CR H3843-3844, H3853-3854; text: CR H3843)
06/01/2011-4:58pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Cicilline amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Aderholt demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
06/01/2011-4:47pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Cicilline amendment under the five-minute rule.
06/01/2011-4:47pmHouseH.Amdt.350 Amendment (A002) offered by Mr. Cicilline. (consideration: CR H3841-3843, H3853; text: CR H3841)
06/01/2011-4:46pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the LaTourette amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Aderholt demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
06/01/2011-4:17pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the LaTourette amendment under the five-minute rule.
06/01/2011-4:17pmHouseH.Amdt.349 Amendment (A001) offered by Mr. LaTourette. (consideration: CR H3837-3841, H3852-3853; text: CR H3837)
06/01/2011-4:16pmHousePursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on pro forma amendments to H.R. 2017.
06/01/2011-3:35pmHouseGENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 2017.
06/01/2011-3:34pmHouseThe Speaker designated the Honorable David Dreier to act as Chairman of the Committee.
06/01/2011-3:34pmHouseHouse resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 287 and Rule XVIII.
06/01/2011-3:34pmHouseRule provides for consideration of H.R. 2017 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Bill is open to amendments. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. After general debate the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. Points of order against provisions in the bill for failure to comply with clause 2 of rule XXI are waived except for section 536. The resolution authorizes the Chair to accord priority in recognition to Members who have pre-printed their amendments in the Congressional Record.
06/01/2011-3:34pmHouseConsidered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 287. (consideration: CR H3832-3867; text of Title I as reported in House: CR H3837, H3844, H3851-3852; text of Title II as reported in House: CR H3856, H3857, H3857-3858, H3858-3860; text of Title III as reported in House: CR H3861-3862, H3879, H3881, H3882; text of Title IV as reported in House: CR H3882, H3883-3884; text of Title V as reported in House: CR H3884-3885, H3886-3888; text of Title VI as reported in House: CR H3890; text of Title VII as reported in House: CR H3890)
06/01/2011-3:25pmHouseRule H. Res. 287 passed House.
05/31/2011-8:00pmHouseRules Committee Resolution H. Res. 287 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2017 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Bill is open to amendments. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. After general debate the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. Points of order against provisions in the bill for failure to comply with clause 2 of rule XXI are waived except for section 536. The resolution authorizes the Chair to accord priority in recognition to Members who have pre-printed their amendments in the Congressional Record.
05/26/2011HousePlaced on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 50.
05/26/2011HouseThe House Committee on Appropriations reported an original measure, H. Rept. 112-91, by Mr. Aderholt.

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Senate Appropriations06/06/2011 Referred to
09/07/2011 Reported by S. Rept. 112-74
House Appropriations05/26/2011 Reported original measure H. Rept. 112-91

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Public Law No: 112-33 (09/30/2011)

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate on September 26, 2011. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Continuing Appropriations Act, 2012 - Makes continuing appropriations for FY2012.

(Sec. 101) Makes appropriations for continuing operations, projects, or activities which were conducted in FY2011 and for which appropriations, funds, or other authority were made available in: (1) the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2011 (division A of Public Law 112-10); and (2) the Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011 (division B of Public Law 112-10). Reduces the rate for operations by 1.503%.

(Sec. 102) Prohibits the use of appropriations, funds, or authority granted under this Act for the Department of Defense (DOD) for: (1) new production of items not funded for production in FY2011 or prior years; (2) the increase in production rates above those sustained with FY2011 funds; or (3) the initiation, resumption, or continuation of any project, activity, operation, or organization for which appropriations, funds, or other authority were not available during FY2011.

Bars the use of DOD appropriations, funds, or authority granted under this Act to initiate multi-year procurements utilizing advance procurement funding for economic order quantity procurement unless specifically appropriated later.

(Sec. 104) Prohibits the use of appropriations, funds, or authority granted by this Act to initiate or resume any project or activity for which appropriations, funds, or other authority were not available during FY2011.

(Sec. 106) Provides funding under this Act until whichever of the following first occurs: (1) enactment of an appropriation for any project or activity provided for in this Act; (2) enactment of the applicable appropriations Act for FY2012 without any provision for such project or activity; or (3) October 4, 2011.

(Sec. 111) Continues through October 4, 2011, certain activities for entitlements and other mandatory payments whose budget authority was provided in FY2011 appropriations Acts, and for activities under the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008. Declares that, notwithstanding such date, funds shall be available and obligations for mandatory payments due on or about the first day of any month after October 2011 but within 30 days after October 4, 2011.

(Sec. 112) Authorizes apportionment of amounts made available under this Act for federal civilian personnel compensation and benefits up to the rate for operations necessary to avoid furloughs within a department or agency. Prohibits the use of such authority until after the department or agency has taken all necessary actions to reduce or defer non-personnel-related administrative expenses.

(Sec. 114) Designates specified funds for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism, but only if the President subsequently makes such a designation and notifies Congress.

Exempts from such requirement amounts for the Department of Justice (DOJ), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for salaries and expenses.

(Sec. 115) Requires discretionary amounts appropriated for FY2012 provided in advance by appropriations Acts to be available in the amounts provided in such Acts, reduced by 1.503%.

(Sec. 116) Authorizes the Secretary of Defense to use through October 4, 2011, certain amounts for operations and activities of the Office of Security Cooperation in Iraq and security assistance teams.

(Sec. 117) Makes certain funds available for Overseas Contingency Operations at a rate for operations permitted by the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2012 as passed by the House of Representatives on July 8, 2011.

(Sec. 118) Continues through October 4, 2011, DOD authority to pay monetary rewards for the provision to U.S. government personnel of information or nonlethal assistance beneficial to an operation, activity, or force protection for U.S. Armed Forces.

(Sec. 119) Continues through October 4, 2011, DOD authority to use acquisition and cross-servicing agreements to lend certain military equipment to foreign forces in Iraq and Afghanistan for personnel protection and survivability purposes.

(Sec. 120) Provides amounts at a specified rate for operations for the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board for salaries and expenses.

(Sec. 121) Authorizes the District of Columbia to expend local funds for programs and activities, subject to specified conditions.

(Sec. 122) Provides amounts at a specified rate for operations for necessary expenses of the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board to carry out its functions under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

(Sec. 123) Continues through October 4, 2011, the authority of the Small Business Administration (SBA) to carry out: (1) the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program, (2) the Small Business Technology Transfer Program, and (3) the Commercialization Pilot Program.

(Sec. 124) Extends through October 4, 2011, the requirement that the U.S. Postal Service pay $5.5 billion into the Postal Service Retiree Health Benefits Fund.

(Sec. 125) Provides amounts at a specified rate for operations to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for disaster relief. Requires the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to provide a full accounting of disaster relief funding requirements for FY2012 and FY2013, including specified estimates.

(Sec. 126) Authorizes the obligation of any DHS funds made available pursuant to this Act at a rate for operations necessary to sustain essential security activities.

(Sec. 127) Continues through October 4, 2011, U.S. Secret Service authority to use proceeds derived from undercover criminal investigations for such operations.

(Sec. 128) Continues through October 4, 2011, DHS authority to carry out basic, applied, and advanced research and development projects.

(Sec. 129) Continues through October 4, 2011, DHS issued interim final regulations establishing risk-based performance standards.

(Sec. 130) Continues through October 4, 2011, the authority of the Administrator of FEMA to issue notes or other obligations to the Secretary of the Treasury to carry out the flood insurance program.

(Sec. 131) Continues through October 4, 2011, the authorities of Service First (a partnership authority among the Bureau of Land Management [BLM], the Forest Service, the National Park Service, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service).

(Sec. 132) Increases appropriations for salaries and expenses in the Mine Safety and Health Administration of the Department of Labor.

(Sec. 134) Provides amounts at a specified rate for operations for the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission for salaries and expenses.

(Sec. 135) Continues through October 4, 2011 the authority of the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) with respect to: (1) autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities; and (2) autism education, early detection, and intervention. Continues through such date the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee.

(Sec. 136) Eliminates certain FY2011 appropriations for military construction for the Army, the Air Force, and defense-wide.

(Sec. 137) Extends through October 4, 2011, the authority of the Export-Import Bank of the United States to provide financing for the export of nonlethal articles or services meant primarily for civilian purposes.

(Sec. 138) Continues through October 4, 2011, the Commission on International Religious Freedom.

(Sec. 139) Limits to a specified rate of operations any commitments to guarantee loans incurred under the General and Special Risk Insurance Funds authorized under the National Housing Act.

(Sec. 140) Approves the renewal of certain import restrictions contained in the Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003, and deems this Act a renewal resolution under such Act.