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Titles (16)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2015

Short Titles as Passed House for portions of this bill
  • Department of the Treasury Appropriations Act, 2015
  • District of Columbia Appropriations Act, 2015
  • Executive Office of the President Appropriations Act, 2015
  • Judiciary Appropriations Act, 2015

Short Titles as Reported to House

Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2015

Short Titles as Reported to House for portions of this bill
  • Department of the Treasury Appropriations Act, 2015
  • District of Columbia Appropriations Act, 2015
  • Executive Office of the President Appropriations Act, 2015
  • Judiciary Appropriations Act, 2015

Short Titles as Introduced

Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2015

Short Titles as Introduced for portions of this bill
  • Department of the Treasury Appropriations Act, 2015
  • District of Columbia Appropriations Act, 2015
  • Executive Office of the President Appropriations Act, 2015
  • Judiciary Appropriations Act, 2015

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

Making appropriations for financial services and general government for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (3)

Date Actions Overview
07/16/2014Passed/agreed to in House: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 228 - 195 (Roll no. 427).
07/02/2014The House Committee on Appropriations reported an original measure, H. Rept. 113-508, by Mr. Crenshaw.
07/02/2014Introduced in House

All Actions (211)

Date Chamber All Actions
07/17/2014SenateReceived in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.
07/16/2014-4:02pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
07/16/2014-4:02pmHouseOn passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 228 - 195 (Roll no. 427).
07/16/2014-3:53pmHouseOn motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 198 - 225 (Roll no. 426). (consideration: CR H6333)
07/16/2014-3:31pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Nolan motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with amendments to increase the Consumer Product Safety Commission Salaries and Expenses account by a total of $5 million and increase the Small Business Administration Entrepreneurial Development Program account by $5 million. The motion is offset by decreasing the General Services Administration (GSA) Real Property Activities Federal Buildings Fund's rental account by $10 million.
07/16/2014-3:31pmHouseMr. Nolan moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Appropriations. (consideration: CR H6331-6333; text: CR H6331)
07/16/2014-3:30pmHouseThe House adopted the amendments en gross as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
07/16/2014-3:30pmHousePursuant to the rule the previous question was ordered. (consideration: CR H6331)
07/16/2014-3:30pmHouseThe House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 5016.
07/16/2014-3:29pmHouseOn motion to rise and report Agreed to by voice vote.
07/16/2014-3:29pmHouseMr. Crenshaw moved that the Committee of the Whole rise and report.
07/16/2014-3:29pmHouseH.Amdt.1098 On agreeing to the Massie amendment (A046) Agreed to by recorded vote: 241 - 181 (Roll no. 425).
07/16/2014-3:25pmHouseH.Amdt.1094 On agreeing to the Blackburn amendment (A042) Agreed to by recorded vote: 229 - 194 (Roll no. 424). (consideration: CR H6329-6330)
07/16/2014-3:21pmHouseH.Amdt.1093 On agreeing to the Blackburn amendment (A041) Agreed to by recorded vote: 223 - 200 (Roll no. 423). (consideration: CR H6329)
07/16/2014-3:18pmHouseH.Amdt.1092 On agreeing to the Blackburn amendment (A040) Agreed to by recorded vote: 239 - 184 (Roll no. 422). (consideration: CR H6328-6329)
07/16/2014-3:14pmHouseH.Amdt.1091 On agreeing to the Blackburn amendment (A039) Failed by recorded vote: 168 - 256 (Roll no. 421). (consideration: CR H6327-6328)
07/16/2014-3:10pmHouseH.Amdt.1090 On agreeing to the DeSantis amendment (A038) Agreed to by recorded vote: 264 - 157 (Roll no. 420). (consideration: CR H6327)
07/16/2014-3:06pmHouseH.Amdt.1089 On agreeing to the DeSantis amendment (A037) Agreed to by recorded vote: 351 - 71 (Roll no. 419). (consideration: CR H6326-6327)
07/16/2014-3:02pmHouseH.Amdt.1086 On agreeing to the Heck (WA) amendment (A034) Agreed to by recorded vote: 231 - 192 (Roll no. 418). (consideration: CR H6326)
07/16/2014-2:58pmHouseH.Amdt.1083 On agreeing to the Grayson amendment (A031) Failed by recorded vote: 193 - 230 (Roll no. 417). (consideration: CR H6325)
07/16/2014-2:53pmHouseH.Amdt.1079 On agreeing to the Gosar amendment (A027) Agreed to by recorded vote: 282 - 138, 1 Present (Roll no. 416). (consideration: CR H6324-6325)
07/16/2014-2:47pmHouseH.Amdt.1078 On agreeing to the Fleming amendment (A026) Failed by recorded vote: 186 - 236 (Roll no. 415). (consideration: CR H6324)
07/16/2014-2:12pmHouseUNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question of adoption of amendments which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
07/16/2014-2:10pmHouseThe House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
07/16/2014-2:10pmHouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H6323-6333)
07/16/2014-1:44pmHouseCommittee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 5016 as unfinished business.
07/16/2014-1:44pmHouseOn motion that the Committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
07/16/2014-1:44pmHouseMr. Crenshaw moved that the Committee rise.
07/16/2014-1:44pmHouseH.Amdt.1075 On agreeing to the Meehan amendment (A023) Agreed to by voice vote. (consideration: CR H6323; text: CR H6323)
07/16/2014-1:43pmHouseDISPOSITION OF MEEHAN AMENDMENT - The Chair announced that, without objection, the request for a recorded vote having been withdrawn, the Meehan amendment, stands affirmed in accordance with the previous voice vote thereon.
07/16/2014-1:43pmHouseWITHDRAWN DEMAND FOR RECORDED VOTE - Mr. Serrano asked unanimous consent to withdraw his demand for a recorded vote on the Meehan amendment No. 2 debated earlier to the end that the amendment stand affirmed pursuant to the earlier voice vote on the amendment. Agreed to without objection.
07/16/2014-1:43pmHouseH.Amdt.1103 By unanimous consent, the Lankford amendment was withdrawn. (consideration: CR H6323)
07/16/2014-1:40pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lankford amendment.
07/16/2014-1:40pmHouseH.Amdt.1103 Amendment (A051) offered by Mr. Lankford. (consideration: CR H6323; text: CR H6323)
07/16/2014-1:40pmHouseH.Amdt.1102 On agreeing to the Lankford amendment (A050) Agreed to by voice vote.
07/16/2014-1:33pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lankford amendment.
07/16/2014-1:33pmHouseH.Amdt.1102 Amendment (A050) offered by Mr. Lankford. (consideration: CR H6322-6323; text: CR H6322)
07/16/2014-1:32pmHouseH.Amdt.1101 On agreeing to the Crowley amendment (A049) Failed by voice vote.
07/16/2014-1:25pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Crowley amendment.
07/16/2014-1:25pmHouseH.Amdt.1101 Amendment (A049) offered by Mr. Crowley. (consideration: CR H6321-6322; text: CR H6321)
07/16/2014-1:25pmHouseH.Amdt.1100 By unanimous consent, the Rokita amendment was withdrawn. (consideration: CR H6320)
07/16/2014-1:20pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Rokita amendment, pending a reservation of a point or order.
07/16/2014-1:20pmHouseH.Amdt.1100 Amendment (A048) offered by Mr. Rokita. (consideration: CR H6320-6321; text: CR H6320)
07/16/2014-1:19pmHouseH.Amdt.1099 On agreeing to the Ellison amendment (A047) Failed by voice vote.
07/16/2014-1:13pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Massie amendment.
07/16/2014-1:13pmHouseH.Amdt.1099 Amendment (A047) offered by Mr. Ellison. (consideration: CR H6320; text: CR H6320)
07/16/2014-1:13pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Massie amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Massie demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
07/16/2014-1:00pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Massie amendment.
07/16/2014-1:00pmHouseH.Amdt.1098 Amendment (A046) offered by Mr. Massie. (consideration: CR H6318-6320, H6330-6331; text: CR H6318)
07/16/2014-1:00pmHouseH.Amdt.1097 By unanimous consent, the Gallego amendment was withdrawn. (consideration: CR H6318)
07/16/2014-12:55pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gallego amendment, pending a reservation of a point or order.
07/16/2014-12:55pmHouseH.Amdt.1097 Amendment (A045) offered by Mr. Gallego. (consideration: CR H6318; text: CR H6318)
07/16/2014-12:55pmHouseH.Amdt.1096 On agreeing to the Garrett amendment (A044) Agreed to by voice vote.
07/16/2014-12:48pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Garrett amendment.
07/16/2014-12:47pmHouseH.Amdt.1096 Amendment (A044) offered by Mr. Garrett. (consideration: CR H6317-6318; text: CR H6317)
07/16/2014-12:45pmHouseH.Amdt.1095 On agreeing to the Engel amendment (A043) Agreed to by voice vote.
07/16/2014-12:41pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Engel amendment.
07/16/2014-12:41pmHouseH.Amdt.1095 Amendment (A043) offered by Mr. Engel. (consideration: CR H6316-6317; text: CR H6316)
07/16/2014-12:38pmHouseThe House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
07/16/2014-12:37pmHouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H6316-6323)
07/15/2014-8:11pmHouseCommittee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 5016 as unfinished business.
07/15/2014-8:11pmHouseOn motion that the committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
07/15/2014-8:11pmHouseMr. Crenshaw moved that the committee rise.
07/15/2014-8:10pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Blackburn fourth amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Serrano demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
07/15/2014-8:03pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Blackburn fourth amendment.
07/15/2014-8:03pmHouseH.Amdt.1094 Amendment (A042) offered by Mrs. Blackburn. (consideration: CR H6282-6284; text: CR H6282)
07/15/2014-8:03pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Blackburn third amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Serrano demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced
07/15/2014-7:55pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Blackburn third amendment.
07/15/2014-7:54pmHouseH.Amdt.1093 Amendment (A041) offered by Mrs. Blackburn. (consideration: CR H6280-6282; text: CR H6280)
07/15/2014-7:53pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Blackburn second amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Serrano demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
07/15/2014-7:44pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Blackburn second amendment.
07/15/2014-7:44pmHouseH.Amdt.1092 Amendment (A040) offered by Mrs. Blackburn. (consideration: CR H6279-6280; text: CR H6279)
07/15/2014-7:44pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Blackburn first amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mrs. Blackburn demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
07/15/2014-7:35pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Blackburn first amendment.
07/15/2014-7:34pmHouseH.Amdt.1091 Amendment (A039) offered by Mrs. Blackburn. (consideration: CR H6278-6279; text: CR H6278)
07/15/2014-7:34pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the DeSantis second amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. DeSantis demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
07/15/2014-7:30pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the DeSantis second amendment.
07/15/2014-7:29pmHouseH.Amdt.1090 Amendment (A038) offered by Mr. DeSantis. (consideration: CR H6277-6278; text: CR H6277)
07/15/2014-7:29pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the DeSantis first amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. DeSantis demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
07/15/2014-7:27pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the DeSantis first amendment.
07/15/2014-7:27pmHouseH.Amdt.1089 Amendment (A037) offered by Mr. DeSantis. (consideration: CR H6277; text: CR H6277)
07/15/2014-7:26pmHouseH.Amdt.1088 By unanimous consent, the DeSantis amendment was withdrawn. (consideration: CR H6277)
07/15/2014-7:26pmHouseH.Amdt.1088 Amendment (A036) offered by Mr. DeSantis. (consideration: CR H6277; text: CR H6277)
07/15/2014-7:25pmHouseH.Amdt.1087 On agreeing to the Price (GA) amendment (A035) Agreed to by voice vote.
07/15/2014-7:21pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Price (GA) amendment No. 6.
07/15/2014-7:21pmHouseH.Amdt.1087 Amendment (A035) offered by Mr. Price (GA). (consideration: CR H6276-6277; text: CR H6276)
07/15/2014-7:19pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Heck(WA) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Crenshaw demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
07/15/2014-7:11pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Heck (WA) amendment.
07/15/2014-7:11pmHouseH.Amdt.1086 Amendment (A034) offered by Mr. Heck (WA). (consideration: CR H6275-6276; text: CR H6275)
07/15/2014-7:11pmHouseH.Amdt.1085 By unanimous consent, the Marino amendment was withdrawn. (consideration: CR H6275)
07/15/2014-7:06pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Marino amendment pending a reservation of a point or order.
07/15/2014-7:06pmHouseH.Amdt.1085 Amendment (A033) offered by Mr. Marino. (consideration: CR H6274-6275; text: CR H6275)
07/15/2014-6:58pmHouseMr. Massie appealed the ruling of the Chair. The Chair announced that the question before the Committee was "shall the decision of the Chair stand as the judgement of the Committee".
07/15/2014-6:54pmHouseH.Amdt.1084 Mr. Serrano raised a point of order against the Massie amendment (A032). Mr. Serrano stated the provisions of the Massie amendment sought to change existing law and constituted legislation in an appropriations bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
07/15/2014-6:52pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Massie amendment pending a reservation of a point or order.
07/15/2014-6:51pmHouseH.Amdt.1084 Amendment (A032) offered by Mr. Massie. (consideration: CR H6274; text: CR H6274)
07/15/2014-6:51pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Grayson amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Grayson demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
07/15/2014-6:44pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Grayson amendment.
07/15/2014-6:44pmHouseH.Amdt.1083 Amendment (A031) offered by Mr. Grayson. (consideration: CR H6273-6274; text: CR H6273)
07/15/2014-6:44pmHouseH.Amdt.1082 On agreeing to the Farenthold amendment (A030) Agreed to by voice vote.
07/15/2014-6:39pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Farenthold amendment.
07/15/2014-6:39pmHouseH.Amdt.1082 Amendment (A030) offered by Mr. Farenthold. (consideration: CR H6272-6273; text: CR H6273)
07/15/2014-6:38pmHouseH.Amdt.1081 On agreeing to the Walberg amendment (A029) Agreed to by voice vote.
07/15/2014-6:33pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Walberg amendment.
07/15/2014-6:32pmHouseH.Amdt.1081 Amendment (A029) offered by Mr. Walberg. (consideration: CR H6272; text: CR H6272)
07/15/2014-6:30pmHouseH.Amdt.1080 Mr. Crenshaw raised a point of order against the Heck (WA) amendment (A028). Mr. Crenshaw stated the provisions of the Heck(WA) amendment sought to change existing law and constituted legislation in an appropriations bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
07/15/2014-6:27pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Heck (WA) amendment pending a reservation of a point or order.
07/15/2014-6:27pmHouseH.Amdt.1080 Amendment (A028) offered by Mr. Heck (WA). (consideration: CR H6271-6272; text: CR H6271)
07/15/2014-6:26pmHousePOSTPONED 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 that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Gosar demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
07/15/2014-6:16pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gosar amendment.
07/15/2014-6:16pmHouseH.Amdt.1079 Amendment (A027) offered by Mr. Gosar. (consideration: CR H6270-6271; text: CR H6270)
07/15/2014-6:15pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Fleming amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Fleming demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
07/15/2014-6:05pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Fleming amendment No. 1.
07/15/2014-6:05pmHouseH.Amdt.1078 Amendment (A026) offered by Mr. Fleming. (consideration: CR H6268-6270; text: CR H6268)
07/15/2014-6:05pmHouseH.Amdt.1077 By unanimous consent, the Sherman amendment was withdrawn. (consideration: CR H6268)
07/15/2014-5:59pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Sherman amendment.
07/15/2014-5:59pmHouseH.Amdt.1077 Amendment (A025) offered by Mr. Sherman. (consideration: CR H6268; text: CR H6268)
07/15/2014-5:56pmHouseH.Amdt.1076 On agreeing to the Grayson amendment (A024) Agreed to by voice vote.
07/15/2014-5:54pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Grayson amendment.
07/15/2014-5:54pmHouseH.Amdt.1076 Amendment (A024) offered by Mr. Grayson. (consideration: CR H6267-6268; text: CR H6267)
07/15/2014-5:53pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Meehan amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Serrano demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
07/15/2014-5:46pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Meehan amendment No. 2.
07/15/2014-5:46pmHouseH.Amdt.1075 Amendment (A023) offered by Mr. Meehan. (consideration: CR H6266-6267; text: CR H6266)
07/15/2014-5:45pmHouseH.Amdt.1074 On agreeing to the Schakowsky amendment (A022) Agreed to by voice vote.
07/15/2014-5:40pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Schakowsky amendment.
07/15/2014-5:40pmHouseH.Amdt.1074 Amendment (A022) offered by Ms. Schakowsky. (consideration: CR H6265-6266; text: CR H6265)
07/15/2014-5:32pmHouseH.Amdt.1073 On agreeing to the Bachus amendment (A021) Agreed to by voice vote.
07/15/2014-5:28pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Bachus amendment No. 4.
07/15/2014-5:28pmHouseH.Amdt.1073 Amendment (A021) offered by Mr. Bachus. (consideration: CR H6264-6265; text: CR H6264)
07/15/2014-5:28pmHouseH.Amdt.1072 On agreeing to the DeLauro amendment (A020) Agreed to by voice vote.
07/15/2014-5:17pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the DeLauro amendment.
07/15/2014-5:17pmHouseH.Amdt.1072 Amendment (A020) offered by Ms. DeLauro. (consideration: CR H6263-6264; text: CR H6263)
07/15/2014-5:17pmHouseH.Amdt.1071 On agreeing to the Frelinghuysen amendment (A019) Agreed to by voice vote.
07/15/2014-5:11pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Frelinghuysen amendment.
07/15/2014-5:11pmHouseH.Amdt.1071 Amendment (A019) offered by Mr. Frelinghuysen. (consideration: CR H6262-6263; text: CR H6262)
07/15/2014-5:03pmHouseThe House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
07/15/2014-5:03pmHouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H6261-6284)
07/15/2014-3:06pmHouseCommittee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 5016 as unfinished business.
07/15/2014-3:06pmHouseOn motion that the Committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
07/15/2014-3:06pmHouseMr. Crenshaw moved that the Committee rise.
07/15/2014-3:05pmHouseH.Amdt.1067 On agreeing to the Waters amendment (A016) Failed by recorded vote: 184 - 235 (Roll no. 412). (consideration: CR H6244-6245)
07/15/2014-3:01pmHouseH.Amdt.1065 On agreeing to the Moore amendment (A014) Failed by recorded vote: 170 - 244 (Roll no. 411). (consideration: CR H6244)
07/15/2014-2:58pmHouseH.Amdt.1058 On agreeing to the Roskam amendment (A007) Agreed to by recorded vote: 338 - 80 (Roll no. 410). (consideration: CR H6243-6244)
07/15/2014-2:54pmHouseH.Amdt.1055 On agreeing to the Jackson Lee amendment (A004) Failed by recorded vote: 161 - 258 (Roll no. 409). (consideration: CR H6242-6243)
07/15/2014-2:49pmHouseThe House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
07/15/2014-2:49pmHouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H6242-6245)
07/14/2014-10:41pmHouseCommittee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 5016 as unfinished business.
07/14/2014-10:41pmHouseOn motion that the Committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
07/14/2014-10:40pmHouseMr. Crenshaw moved that the Committee rise.
07/14/2014-10:38pmHouseH.Amdt.1069 Mr. Crenshaw raised a point of order against the Waters amendment (A018). Mr. Crenshaw stated that the provisions of the Waters amendment sought to change existing law and constituted legislation in an appropriations bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
07/14/2014-10:32pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Waters amendment, pending reservation of a point of order.
07/14/2014-10:32pmHouseH.Amdt.1069 Amendment (A018) offered by Ms. Waters. (consideration: CR H6207-6208; text: CR H6207)
07/14/2014-10:25pmHouseH.Amdt.1068 On agreeing to the Gosar amendment (A017) Agreed to by voice vote.
07/14/2014-10:21pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gosar amendment.
07/14/2014-10:21pmHouseH.Amdt.1068 Amendment (A017) offered by Mr. Gosar. (consideration: CR H6204-6205; text: CR H6204)
07/14/2014-10:20pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Waters amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Waters demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
07/14/2014-10:07pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Waters amendment.
07/14/2014-10:07pmHouseH.Amdt.1067 Amendment (A016) offered by Ms. Waters. (consideration: CR H6203-6204; text: CR H6203)
07/14/2014-10:00pmHouseH.Amdt.1066 Mr. Crenshaw raised a point of order against the Waters amendment (A015). Mr. Crenshaw stated that the provisions of the Waters amendment sought to change existing law and constituted legislation in an appropriations bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
07/14/2014-9:53pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Waters amendment, pending reservation of a point of order.
07/14/2014-9:53pmHouseH.Amdt.1066 Amendment (A015) offered by Ms. Waters. (consideration: CR H6198-6199; text: CR H6198)
07/14/2014-9:50pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Moore amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Moore demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
07/14/2014-9:41pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Moore amendment.
07/14/2014-9:41pmHouseH.Amdt.1065 Amendment (A014) offered by Ms. Moore. (consideration: CR H6197-6198; text: CR H6197)
07/14/2014-9:37pmHouseH.Amdt.1064 On agreeing to the Gosar amendment (A013) Agreed to by voice vote.
07/14/2014-9:32pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gosar amendment.
07/14/2014-9:32pmHouseH.Amdt.1064 Amendment (A013) offered by Mr. Gosar. (consideration: CR H6194-6195; text: CR H6194)
07/14/2014-9:22pmHouseH.Amdt.1063 On agreeing to the Camp amendment (A012) Agreed to by voice vote.
07/14/2014-9:15pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Camp amendment.
07/14/2014-9:15pmHouseH.Amdt.1063 Amendment (A012) offered by Mr. Camp. (consideration: CR H6190-6191; text: CR H6190)
07/14/2014-9:14pmHouseH.Amdt.1062 On agreeing to the Huizenga (MI) amendment (A011) Agreed to by voice vote.
07/14/2014-9:08pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Huizenga (MI) amendment.
07/14/2014-9:07pmHouseH.Amdt.1062 Amendment (A011) offered by Mr. Huizenga (MI). (consideration: CR H6189-6190; text: CR H6189)
07/14/2014-9:06pmHouseH.Amdt.1061 On agreeing to the Gosar amendment (A010) Agreed to by voice vote.
07/14/2014-9:00pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gosar amendment.
07/14/2014-9:00pmHouseH.Amdt.1061 Amendment (A010) offered by Mr. Gosar. (consideration: CR H6188-6189; text: CR H6188)
07/14/2014-8:59pmHouseH.Amdt.1060 On agreeing to the Blackburn amendment (A009) Agreed to by voice vote.
07/14/2014-8:53pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Blackburn amendment.
07/14/2014-8:52pmHouseH.Amdt.1060 Amendment (A009) offered by Mrs. Blackburn. (consideration: CR H6187-6188; text: CR H6187)
07/14/2014-8:51pmHouseH.Amdt.1059 On agreeing to the Grayson amendment (A008) Agreed to by voice vote.
07/14/2014-8:49pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Grayson amendment.
07/14/2014-8:49pmHouseH.Amdt.1059 Amendment (A008) offered by Mr. Grayson. (consideration: CR H6187; text: CR H6187)
07/14/2014-8:48pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Roskam amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Roskam demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
07/14/2014-8:41pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Roskam amendment.
07/14/2014-8:41pmHouseH.Amdt.1058 Amendment (A007) offered by Mr. Roskam. (consideration: CR H6186-6187; text: CR H6186)
07/14/2014-8:40pmHouseH.Amdt.1057 On agreeing to the Jackson Lee amendment (A006) Agreed to by voice vote.
07/14/2014-8:37pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jackson Lee amendment.
07/14/2014-8:37pmHouseH.Amdt.1057 Amendment (A006) offered by Ms. Jackson Lee. (consideration: CR H6185-6186; text: CR H6185)
07/14/2014-8:36pmHouseH.Amdt.1056 On agreeing to the Lynch amendment (A005) Agreed to by voice vote.
07/14/2014-8:31pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lynch amendment.
07/14/2014-8:31pmHouseH.Amdt.1056 Amendment (A005) offered by Mr. Lynch. (consideration: CR H6184-6185; text: CR H6184)
07/14/2014-8:30pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Jackson Lee amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Jackson Lee demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
07/14/2014-8:23pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jackson Lee amendment.
07/14/2014-8:23pmHouseH.Amdt.1055 Amendment (A004) offered by Ms. Jackson Lee. (consideration: CR H6183-6184; text: CR H6183)
07/14/2014-8:21pmHouseH.Amdt.1054 On agreeing to the Posey amendment (A003) Agreed to by voice vote.
07/14/2014-8:13pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Posey amendment.
07/14/2014-8:13pmHouseH.Amdt.1054 Amendment (A003) offered by Mr. Posey. (consideration: CR H6182-6183; text: CR H6182)
07/14/2014-8:12pmHouseH.Amdt.1053 On agreeing to the Grayson amendment (A002) Failed by voice vote.
07/14/2014-8:07pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Grayson amendment.
07/14/2014-8:07pmHouseH.Amdt.1053 Amendment (A002) offered by Mr. Grayson. (consideration: CR H6181-6182; text: CR H6181)
07/14/2014-8:06pmHouseH.Amdt.1052 On agreeing to the Sessions amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
07/14/2014-8:00pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Sessions amendment.
07/14/2014-8:00pmHouseH.Amdt.1052 Amendment (A001) offered by Mr. Sessions. (consideration: CR H6181; text: CR H6181)
07/14/2014-7:12pmHouseGENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 5016.
07/14/2014-7:11pmHouseThe Speaker designated the Honorable Chris Collins to act as Chairman of the Committee.
07/14/2014-7:11pmHouseHouse resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 661 and Rule XVIII.
07/14/2014-7:11pmHouseThe resolution provides for the consideration of H.R. 5016 and H.R. 4718. The resolution provides for one hour of debate for each bill. Amendments may be offered to H.R. 5016, however no amendments are in order for H.R. 4718 except for the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Ways and Means and modified by the amendment printed in House Report 113-517. One motion to recommit is allowed for each bill.
07/14/2014-7:11pmHouseConsidered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 661. (consideration: CR H6169-6213; text of Title I as reported in House: CR H6180-6181, H6181, H6182, H6183, H6185, H6186, H6187, H6190, H6191-6192; text of Title II as reported in House: CR H6192-6194; text of Title III as reported in House: CR H6194, H6195-6196; text of Title IV as reported in House: CR H6196-6197; text of Title V as reported in House: CR H6197, H6198, H6199-6203, H6204, H6205; text of Title VI as reported in House: CR H6205-6207, H6208; text of Title VII as reported in House: CR H6208-6212; text of Title VIII as reported in House: CR H6212-6213; text of Title IX as reported in House: CR H6213)
07/09/2014-6:23pmHouseRules Committee Resolution H. Res. 661 Reported to House. The resolution provides for the consideration of H.R. 5016 and H.R. 4718. The resolution provides for one hour of debate for each bill. Amendments may be offered to H.R. 5016, however no amendments are in order for H.R. 4718 except for the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Ways and Means and modified by the amendment printed in House Report 113-517. One motion to recommit is allowed for each bill.
07/02/2014HousePlaced on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 380.
07/02/2014HouseThe House Committee on Appropriations reported an original measure, H. Rept. 113-508, by Mr. Crenshaw.

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The Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2015 provides appropriations for FY2015 for agencies responsible for regulating the financial, telecommunications, and consumer products industries; collecting taxes and assisting taxpayers; managing federal buildings; overseeing the federal workforce; and operating the Executive Office of the President, the judiciary, federal buildings, and the District of Columbia.

The bill increases funding above FY2014 levels for the federal judiciary and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

The bill decreases funding below FY2014 levels for the Department of the Treasury, including decreases for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the District of Columbia, the General Services Administration (GSA), the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

It also includes provisions affecting the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank), the funding source for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), and local District of Columbia policy on issues such as marijuana legalization, abortions, needle exchange programs, and firearms.

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Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2015 - Title I: Department of the Treasury - Department of the Treasury Appropriations Act, 2015 - Makes appropriations for FY2015 to the Department of the Treasury for: (1) departmental offices, (2) the Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, (3) the Office of Inspector General, (4) the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, (5) the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), (6) the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, (7) the Bureau of the Fiscal Service, (8) the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, (9) the U.S. Mint for the U.S. Mint Public Enterprise Fund, (10) the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund Program Account, and (11) the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

Rescinds unobligated balances in the Treasury Forfeiture Fund.

(Sec. 101) Permits up to 5% of any IRS appropriation to be transferred to any other IRS appropriation upon advance approval of the appropriations committees.

(Sec. 102) Requires the IRS to maintain an employee training program that includes taxpayers' rights, dealing courteously with taxpayers, cross-cultural relations, ethics, and the impartial application of tax law.

(Sec. 103) Requires the IRS to institute and enforce policies and procedures that will safeguard the confidentiality of taxpayers' information and protect them against identity theft.

(Sec. 104) Makes funds provided to the IRS in this or any other Act available for improved facilities and increased staffing to provide sufficient and effective 1-800 help line service for taxpayers.

(Sec. 105) Bars the IRS from using funds made available in this Act to make a video unless the Service-Wide Video Editorial Board determines in advance that making the video is appropriate, taking into account its cost, topic, tone, and purpose.

(Sec. 106) Requires the IRS to confirm any address change related to employment tax payments.

(Sec. 107) Prohibits the IRS from using funds made available in this Act to target U.S. citizens for exercising any rights guaranteed under the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

(Sec. 108) Prohibits the IRS from using funds made available in this Act to target groups for regulatory scrutiny based on their ideological beliefs.

(Sec. 109) Prohibits the IRS from using funds made available in this Act for conferences that do not adhere to procedures, verification processes, documentation requirements, and policies recommended in an audit report by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (Review of the August 2010 Small Business/Self-Employed Division's Conference in Anaheim, California).

(Sec. 110) Prohibits the use of funds made available by this Act to pay the salaries or expenses of any individual to carry out any transfer of funds to the IRS under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act or the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010.

(Sec. 111) Prohibits the IRS from using funds to implement or enforce several code provisions related to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act requirement that individuals maintain minimum essential health care coverage. 

(Sec. 112) Bars the IRS from using funds made available in this Act for employee bonus programs that do not consider the conduct and federal tax compliance of the employee.

(Sec. 116) Bars the use of funds to the Department of the Treasury or the Bureau of Engraving and Printing to redesign the $1 Federal Reserve note.

(Sec. 118) Prohibits the U.S. Mint from using funds to construct or operate any museum without the explicit approval of specified congressional committees.

(Sec. 119) Prohibits the use of funds to merge the U.S. Mint and the Bureau of Engraving and Printing without the explicit approval of specified congressional committees.

(Sec. 120) Deems any funds appropriated by this Act, or made available by the transfer of funds in this Act, for intelligence activities to be specifically authorized by Congress for purposes of the National Security Act of 1947 during FY2015, until enactment of the Intelligence Authorization Act for FY2015.

(Sec. 121) Permits up to $5,000 to be made available from the Bureau of Engraving and Printing's Industrial Revolving Fund for necessary official reception and representation expenses.

(Sec. 122) Requires the Secretary of the Treasury to submit a Capital Investment Plan to congressional appropriations committees within 30 days after the submission of the President's annual budget.

(Sec. 123) Requires the Office of Financial Stability and the Office of Financial Research to: (1) report quarterly to specified congressional committees on their respective activities, and (2) make their officials available to testify on the reports' contents.

(Sec. 125) Amends Dodd-Frank to limit fees available for obligation by the Office of Financial Research to the amount provided in appropriations acts beginning in FY2016.

(Sec. 126) Prohibits funds made available in this Act from being used to approve, license, facilitate, authorize, or otherwise allow, whether by general or specific license, travel-related or other transactions incident to non-academic educational exchanges described in specified federal Cuban asset control regulations.

(Sec. 127) Requires the Secretary of the Treasury and the Secretary of Homeland Security to provide a joint report on a specific category of travel to Cuba.

(Sec. 128) Prohibits the Department of the Treasury, including the IRS, from using funds in FY2015 to issue, revise, or finalize regulations related to the standards used to determine the tax-exempt status of a 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization.

(Sec. 129) Prohibits the Department of the Treasury from using funds provided in this Act to enforce guidance for U.S. positions on multilateral development banks that engage with developing countries on coal-fired power generation.

(Sec. 130) Requires the Secretary of the Treasury to submit a report to specified congressional committees on economic warfare and financial terrorism.

(Sec. 131) Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to submit a monthly report that includes the number of individuals who have not paid the full health care premiums required by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

Title II: Executive Office of the President and Funds Appropriated to the President - Executive Office of the President Appropriations Act, 2015 - Makes appropriations for FY2015 for designated White House agencies, including the Executive Residence and: (1) the Council of Economic Advisers; (2) the National Security Council (NSC) and the Homeland Security Council; (3) the Office of Administration; (4) the Office of Management and Budget (OMB); (5) the Office of National Drug Control Policy; (6) various other specified federal drug control programs; (7) information technology oversight and reform; (8) special assistance to the President; and (9) the official residence of the Vice President.

Sets forth certain transfers of funds.

(Sec. 202) Requires the Director of OMB to submit to congressional appropriations committees a report on the costs of implementing Dodd-Frank.

(Sec. 203) Bars the use of funds made available in this Act to pay the salaries and expenses of any officer or employee of the Executive Office of the President to prepare, sign, or approve statements abrogating legislation passed by Congress and signed by the President.

(Sec. 204) Bars the use of funds to pay the salaries and expenses of any officer or employee of the Executive Office of the President to prepare or implement an executive order that contravenes existing law.

(Sec. 205) Requires the Director of OMB to include a statement of budgetary impact with any executive order issued during FY2015.

Title III: The Judiciary- Judiciary Appropriations Act, 2015 - Makes appropriations to the Judiciary for FY2015 for: (1) the U.S. Supreme Court; (2) the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; (3) the U.S. Court of International Trade; (4) the courts of appeals, district courts, and other judicial services, including defender services; (5) fees of jurors and commissioners; (6) court security; (7) the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts; (8) the Federal Judicial Center; and (9) the U.S. Sentencing Commission.

Sets forth certain transfers of funds.

(Sec. 305) Requires the U.S. Marshals Service to provide a court security pilot program.

(Sec. 306) Amends the Judicial Improvement Act of 1990; the Transportation, Treasury, Housing and Urban Development, the Judiciary, the District of Columbia, and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006; and the 21st Century Department of Justice Appropriations Authorization Act to extend several temporary judgeships.

(Sec. 307) Establishes a place of holding court in Bakersfield, California.

Title IV: District of Columbia - District of Columbia Appropriations Act, 2015 - Makes appropriations to the District of Columbia for FY2015, including amounts for the federal payments: (1) for District of Columbia resident tuition support, (2) for emergency planning and security costs in the District, (3) to District of Columbia Courts, (4) for Defender Services in District of Columbia Courts, (5) to the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency for the District of Columbia, (6) to the District of Columbia Public Defender Service, (7) to the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, (8) to the Commission on Judicial Disabilities and Tenure and the Judicial Nomination Commission, (9) for school improvement, (10) for the D.C. National Guard, and (11) for testing and treatment of HIV/AIDS.

Provides local funds for the operation of the District of Columbia out of the General Fund of the District of Columbia as set forth in the FY2015 Budget Request Act of 2014 submitted to Congress by the District of Columbia.   

Title V: Independent Agencies - Makes appropriations for FY2015 for: (1) the Administrative Conference of the United States; (2) the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB); (3) the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC); (4) the Federal Communications Commission (FCC); (5) the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC); (6) the Federal Election Commission (FEC); (7) the Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA); (8) the Federal Trade Commission (FTC); (9) the General Services Administration (GSA); (10) the Merit Systems Protection Board; (11) the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); (12) the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA); (13) the Office of Government Ethics; (14) the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), including its Office of Inspector General; (15) the Office of Special Counsel; (16) the Postal Regulatory Commission; (17) the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board; (18) the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board; (19) the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC); (20) the Selective Service System; (21) the Small Business Administration (SBA); (22) the United States Postal Service (USPS); and (23) the United States Tax Court.

Sets forth certain transfers of funds.

Requires the USPS to continue six day delivery and rural delivery of the mail at not less than the 1983 level.

(Sec. 501) Amends Dodd-Frank to permit the congressional appropriations committees to review transfers of funds from the Federal Reserve System to the CFPB. 

(Sec. 502) Amends Dodd-Frank to change the CFPB's source of funding from Federal Reserve System transfers to annual appropriations beginning in FY2016. Authorizes appropriations for this purpose.

(Sec. 503) Requires the CFPB during FY2015 to notify specified congressional committees of any request for a transfer of funds from the Federal Reserve System, including the amount of funds requested, an explanation of how the funds will be obligated, and why the funds are necessary to protect consumers.

(Sec. 504) Requires the CFPB to submit quarterly activity reports to specified congressional committees.

(Sec. 507) Permits the GSA to use funds to hire passenger motor vehicles.

(Sec. 508) Permits funds made available for activities of the Federal Buildings Fund to be transferred between appropriations with advance approval of the Appropriations Committee.

(Sec. 509) Requires funds proposed for developing courthouse construction requests to meet specific standards.

(Sec. 510) Prohibits funds provided in this Act from being used to increase square footage, provide cleaning services or security enhancements, or provide any other service usually provided through the Federal Buildings Fund to any agency that does not pay the assessed rent.

(Sec. 511) Permits the GSA to pay small claims (up to $250,000) made against the federal government.

(Sec. 512) Requires GSA, if specified congressional committees adopt a resolution granting lease authority pursuant to a specified GSA prospectus, to ensure that the delineated area of procurement is identical to the delineated area included in the prospectus.

Title VI: General Provisions (This Act) - Sets forth permissions for and restrictions upon the use of funds under this Act.

(Sec. 606) Prohibits the expenditure of funds under this Act by an entity unless it agrees to comply with the Buy American Act.

(Sec. 607) Prohibits the use of funds under this Act by any person or entity that has been convicted of violating the Buy American Act.

(Sec. 610) Prohibits the Executive Office of the President from using funds provided in this Act to request either a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background investigation or an IRS determination with respect to tax exempt status under section 501(a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. Includes exceptions if an individual requests a background investigation or if the request is required due to extraordinary circumstances involving national security.

(Sec. 611) Makes certain cost accounting standards inapplicable to the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program contract.

(Sec. 612) Authorizes OPM to accept and utilize (without regard to any restriction on unanticipated travel expenses) funds made available pursuant to court approval for resolving litigation and implementing any settlement agreements regarding the nonforeign area cost-of-living allowance program.

(Sec. 613) Prohibits funds appropriated by this Act from being used to pay for an abortion, or the administrative expenses in connection with any health plan under the federal employees health benefits program which provides any benefits or coverage for abortions unless the life of the mother would be endangered if the fetus were carried to term, or the pregnancy is the result of an act of rape or incest.

(Sec. 615) Makes the restriction on purchasing nondomestic articles, materials, and supplies set forth in the Buy American Act inapplicable to the acquisition by the federal government of commercial information technology.

(Sec. 616) Prohibits an officer or employee of any regulatory agency or commission funded by this Act from accepting travel payments or reimbursements from a person or entity regulated by the agency or commission unless the person or entity is a nonprofit tax-exempt organization.

(Sec. 617) Permits the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the SEC to use funds for the interagency funding and sponsorship of a joint advisory committee to advise on emerging regulatory issues.

(Sec. 618) Requires the Department of the Treasury, the Executive Office of the President, the judiciary, the FCC, the FTC, GSA, the NARA, the SEC, and SBA to provide congressional appropriations committees a quarterly accounting of any unobligated funds.

(Sec. 619) Requires an executive agency covered by this Act to consult with GSA before seeking new office space or making alterations to existing office space. Authorizes any such agency with authority to enter into an emergency lease to do so during any period for which the President requires emergency leasing authority.

(Sec. 620) Prohibits the use of FTC funds to complete the draft report entitled "Interagency Working Group on Food Marketed to Children: Preliminary Proposed Nutrition Principles to Guide Industry Self-Regulatory Efforts" unless the Working Group complies with Executive Order 13563 ("Improving Regulation and Regulatory Review").

(Sec. 621) Bars the use of funds to pay the salaries and expenses for the following positions, including substantially similar ones: (1) Director of the White House Office of Health Reform, (2) Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change, (3) Senior Advisor to the Secretary of the Treasury assigned to the Presidential Task Force on the Auto Industry and Senior Counselor for Manufacturing Policy, and (4) White House Director of Urban Affairs.

(Sec. 622) Prohibits the use of funds to enter into a contract, memorandum of understanding, or cooperative agreement with, make a grant to, or provide a loan or loan guarantee to, any corporation that has any unpaid federal tax liability that has been assessed, for which all judicial and administrative remedies have been exhausted or have lapsed, and that is not being paid in a timely manner pursuant to an agreement with the authority responsible for collecting the tax liability. Includes exception if the agency has considered suspension or debarment of the corporation and made a determination that this further action is not necessary to protect the interests of the government.

(Sec. 623) Prohibits the use of funds to enter into a contract, memorandum of understanding, or cooperative agreement with, make a grant to, or provide a loan or loan guarantee to, any corporation that was convicted of a felony criminal violation under any federal law within the preceding 24 months, where the awarding agency is aware of the conviction. Includes an exception if the agency has considered suspension or debarment of the corporation and made a determination that this further action is not necessary to protect the interests of the government.

(Sec. 624) Appropriates amounts required under current law for:

  • compensation of the President;
  • payments to the Judicial Officers' Retirement Fund, the Judicial Survivors' Annuities Fund, and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims Judges' Retirement Fund;
  • payment of government contributions for health benefits of federal retired employees, and life insurance benefits for such employees; and
  • payment to finance the unfunded liability of new and increased annuity benefits under the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund.

(Sec. 625) Prohibits obligation of funds in FY2015 from the Securities and Exchange Commission Reserve Fund established by Dodd-Frank.

(Sec. 626) Prohibits the SEC from using funds provided in this Act to finalize, issue, or implement any rule, regulation, or order regarding the disclosure of political contributions, contributions to tax exempt organizations, or dues paid to trade associations.

(Sec. 627) Extends the Multinational Species Conservation Fund Semipostal Stamp Act of 2010. Requires the USPS to continue printing the stamp through 2017 and offer additional stamps depicting endangered species.

(Sec. 628) Requires the CPSC, the FCC, the FTC, and the SEC to report to the congressional appropriations committees on:

  • increasing public participation in the rulemaking process and reducing uncertainty;
  • improving coordination with other federal agencies to eliminate redundant, inconsistent, and overlapping regulations; and
  • identifying existing regulations that have been reviewed and determined to be outmoded, ineffective, or excessively burdensome.

(Sec. 629) Prohibits funds provided in this Act from being used for contracts to train any employees of an executive agency to learn how to support or defeat legislation pending before Congress.

(Sec. 630) Prohibits the IRS from using funds to destroy, deface, or dispose of records in contravention of the Federal Records Act (FRA). Requires the Archivist of the United States to report on IRS compliance with the FRA.

(Sec. 631) Prohibits funds from being used to require a provider of electronic communications service or remote computing services to disclose certain wire or electronic communications by any other means other than those authorized by specific statutory provisions requiring procedures such as a warrant.

(Sec. 632) Amends a provision in Dodd-Frank that prohibited federal assistance for entities engaged in certain swap dealing activities (a type of derivative involving the exchange of one asset or liability for a similar asset or liability).

Title VII: General Provisions Government-Wide - Sets forth requirements for the use of appropriations by designated departments, agencies, and corporations.

(Sec. 701) Prohibits the use of appropriations by any federal department, agency, or instrumentality unless it administers a policy designed to ensure that all workplaces are free from the illegal use, possession, or distribution of controlled substances.

(Sec. 702) Establishes price limitations on vehicles to be purchased by the federal government. Includes exemptions for electric, plug-in hybrid electric, and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.

(Sec. 704) Prohibits the employment of noncitizens with certain exceptions.

(Sec. 706) Authorizes agencies to finance the costs of recycling and waste prevention programs with proceeds from the sale of materials recovered through those programs.

(Sec. 708) Prohibits interagency financing of boards, commission, councils, committees, or similar groups absent prior statutory approval.

(Sec. 709) Prohibits funds from being used to implement, administer, or enforce any regulation which has been disapproved pursuant to a joint resolution.

(Sec. 711) Permits interagency funding of national security and emergency telecommunications initiatives.

(Sec. 712) Requires agencies to certify that certain appointments were not created solely or primarily to detail an individual to the White House.

(Sec. 713) Bars payment of any employee who prohibits, threatens, or prevents another employee from communicating with Congress.

(Sec. 714) Prohibits funds from being used for certain types of federal training that is not directly related to the performance of official duties, contains elements likely to induce high levels of emotional response or stress, does not require prior employee notification of the content and written end of course evaluation, contains religious content, or is offensive to or designed to change participants' personal values or lifestyle.

(Sec. 715) Prohibits an agency of the executive branch from using funds for publicity or propaganda purposes or for the preparation or distribution of materials designed to support or defeat legislation pending before Congress.

(Sec. 716) Prohibits an agency from providing a federal employee's home address to any labor organization absent employee authorization or a court order.

(Sec. 717) Prohibits funds from being used to provide any non-public information such as mailing, telephone, or electronic mailing lists to any organization outside the federal government without approval of the appropriations committees.

(Sec. 718) Prohibits funds from being used for propaganda and publicity purposes not authorized by Congress.

(Sec. 720) Allows the use of funds to finance an appropriate share of the Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board.

(Sec. 722) Permits breastfeeding at any location in a federal building or on federal property if the woman and child are authorized to be present at the location.

(Sec. 723) Permits interagency funding of the National Science and Technology Council and requires OMB to provide a report describing the budget and resources connected with the council.

(Sec. 725) Prohibits the use of funds by federal agencies to collect, review, create or contract for any aggregation of data by any means of any personally identifiable information relating to an individual's access to or use of any federal government or nongovernmental Internet site. Includes exceptions for data that does not identify particular persons; a voluntary submission of personally identifiable information; law enforcement, regulatory, or supervisory purposes; and system security actions taken by the operator of the site.

(Sec. 726) Prohibits the use of funds to enter into or renew a contract for a federal employee health plan which includes a provision providing prescription drug coverage, except where the contract also includes a provision for contraceptive coverage. Exempts specified religious plans from such prohibition. Prohibits a federal employee health plan, however, from discriminating against an individual on the basis that the individual refuses to prescribe or otherwise provide for contraceptives because such activities would be contrary to his or her religious beliefs or moral convictions.

(Sec. 728) Allows the use of funds appropriated for official travel by federal departments and agencies, if consistent with OMB Circular A-126 regarding official travel for government personnel, to participate in the fractional aircraft ownership pilot program.

(Sec. 729) Bars the use of funds to: (1) implement or enforce restrictions or limitations on the Coast Guard Congressional Fellowship Program, or (2) implement proposed OPM regulations relating to the detail of executive branch employees to the legislative branch.

(Sec. 730) Prohibits an executive branch agency from purchasing, constructing, and/or leasing any additional facilities, except within or contiguous to existing locations, to conduct federal law enforcement training without advance approval of congressional appropriations committees. Authorizes the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center to obtain the temporary use of additional facilities by lease, contract, or other agreement for training which cannot be accommodated in existing Center facilities.

(Sec. 731) Bars the use of funds by an executive branch agency, unless otherwise authorized by existing law, to produce any prepackaged news story intended for broadcast or distribution in the United States, unless the story includes a clear notification within its text or audio that it was prepared or funded by that agency.

(Sec. 732) Bars the use of funds in contravention of the Privacy Act or regulations concerning protection of privacy and freedom of information.

(Sec. 733) Prohibits the use of funds for any federal government contract with any foreign incorporated entity which is treated as an inverted domestic corporation under the Homeland Security Act of 2002, or any subsidiary of such an entity. Requires any Secretary to waive such prohibition if so required in the interest of national security. Exempts contracts entered into before the enactment of this Act or task orders issued pursuant to such contracts.

(Sec. 734) Requires for each employee, during FY2015, who retires under voluntary early retirement authority (VERA) of the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) or Federal Employees' Retirement System (FERS), or under any other CSRS or FERS requirement and receives a voluntary separation incentive payment (VISP), that the separating agency remit to the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund an amount equal to OPM's average unit cost of processing a retirement claim for the preceding year.

(Sec. 735) Bars the use of funds to recommend or require any entity submitting an offer for a federal contract to disclose specified information regarding contributions or expenditures with respect to a federal election as a condition of such offer or acquisition.

(Sec. 736) Bars the use of funds to pay for the painting of portraits of a federal officer or employee, including the President, the Vice President, a Member of Congress (including a Delegate or a Resident Commissioner to Congress), the head of an executive branch agency, or the head of an office of the legislative branch.

(Sec. 737) Limits pay increases for certain categories of prevailing rate employees.

(Sec. 738) Eliminates automatic pay increases for the Vice President and certain categories of political appointees.

Title VIII: General Provisions (District of Columbia) - Sets forth authorized or prohibited uses of funds appropriated by this Act for the District of Columbia.

(Sec. 801) Appropriates funds for refunding overpayments of taxes collected and for paying settlements and judgments against the District of Columbia government.

(Sec. 802) Prohibits the use of federal funds provided in this Act for publicity or propaganda purposes or implementation of any policy including boycott designed to support or defeat legislation pending before Congress or any state legislature.

(Sec. 806) Prohibits the use of federal funds contained in this Act by the District of Columbia Attorney General or any other officer or entity of the District government to provide assistance for any petition drive or civil action which seeks to require Congress to provide for voting representation in Congress for the District.

Declares that nothing in this section bars the District of Columbia Attorney General from reviewing or commenting on briefs in private lawsuits, or from consulting with officials of the District government regarding such lawsuits.

(Sec. 807) Bars the use of federal funds contained in this Act for any program of distributing sterile needles or syringes for the hypodermic injection of any illegal drug.

(Sec. 808) Provides that nothing in this Act may be construed to prevent the Council or the Mayor from addressing the issue of the provision of contraceptive coverage by health insurance plans. Expresses the intent of Congress that any legislation enacted on such issue should include a "conscience clause" which provides exceptions for religious beliefs and moral convictions.

(Sec. 809) Prohibits the use of federal funds contained in this Act to legalize or otherwise reduce penalties associated with the possession, use, or distribution of any schedule I substance under the Controlled Substances Act or any tetrahydrocannabinols (THC) derivative.

Prohibits the use of federal funds to legalize or reduce penalties associated with possession, use, or distribution of any schedule I substance under the Controlled Substance Act or any tetrahydrocannabinols derivative for recreational use.

(Sec. 810) Prohibits the expenditure of funds appropriated under this Act for abortions except where the mother's life would be endangered if the fetus were carried to term, or in cases of rape or incest.

(Sec. 816) Appropriates local funds to the District of Columbia during FY2016 if there is no continuing resolution or regular appropriation for the District of Columbia in effect.

Title IX: Additional General Provisions - (Sec 901) Prohibits funds under this Act from being used to pay for an abortion or the administrative expenses in connection with a multistate qualified health plan offered under a contract under section 1334 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act which provides any benefits or coverage for abortions. Includes exceptions where the life of the mother would be endangered or the pregnancy is the result of an act of rape or incest.

(Sec. 902) Establishes a spending reduction account consisting of the amount by which each applicable allocation of new budget authority made by the Committee on Appropriations of the House exceeds the amount of proposed new budget authority.  

(Sec. 904) Prohibits funds made available by this Act from being used to award contracts to corporations incorporated or chartered in Bermuda or the Cayman Islands if they were previously incorporated in the United States.

(Sec. 905) Prohibits funds made available by this Act from being used to reinstall the Red Mountain sculpture on the plaza of the Hugo Black Courthouse in Birmingham, Alabama.

(Sec. 906) Prohibits funds made available by this Act from being used to award contracts to contractors who have disclosed certain violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

(Sec. 907) Prohibits funds made available by this Act from being used to modify or rebuild any portion of the White House bowling alley.

(Sec. 908) Prohibits funds made available by this Act from being used to award a contract to a company currently indicted or previously convicted of certain crimes, or that has delinquent taxes of more than $3,000.

(Sec. 909) Prohibits funds made available by this Act from being used in contravention of the Federal Records Act.

(Sec. 910) Prohibits OMB from apportioning funds made available by this Act for any position held by an employee with respect to whom the President of the Senate or Speaker of the House of Representatives has certified a statement of facts to a U.S. Attorney related to contempt of Congress.

(Sec. 911) Prohibits the IRS from using funds made available by this Act to contravene a provision of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 related to the confidentiality and disclosure of returns and return information.

(Sec. 912) Prohibits funds made available by this Act from being used to lease or purchase new light duty vehicles for any executive fleet inventory except in accordance with a specific Presidential Memorandum related to federal fleet performance.

(Sec. 913) Prohibits funds made available by this Act from being used to designate a nonbank financial company as "too big to fail," designate a nonbank financial company as a "systemically important financial institution," or to make a determination that a nonbank financial company could pose a threat to the financial stability of the United States.

(Sec. 914) Prohibits funds made available in this Act from being used to study, promulgate, draft, review, implement, or enforce any rule pursuant to a section of Dodd-Frank related to the obligations of brokers, dealers, and investment advisers.

(Sec. 915) Prohibits funds made available by this Act from being used to pay a performance award to certain IRS employees.

(Sec. 916) Prohibits funds made available by this Act from being used to penalize a financial institution for providing services to marijuana-related businesses that engage in activities permissible under state or local laws.

(Sec. 917) Prohibits the IRS from using funds made available by this Act to create machine-readable materials that are not subject to certain safeguards related to protecting against the removal or loss of records.

(Sec. 918) Prohibits the IRS from using funds made available by this Act for conferences.

(Sec. 919) Prohibits funds from the Hardest Hit Fund program established in title I of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 (Troubled Asset Relief Program or TARP) from being used to provide funds to any state or local government for the purpose of funding pension obligations of the state or local government.

(Sec. 920) Prohibits the FCC from using funds provided in this Act to implement any regulation preempting certain state laws regarding municipal broadband internet access.

(Sec. 921) Prohibits the CPSC from using funds provided in this Act to finalize, implement, or enforce the proposed rule entitled "Voluntary Remedial Actions and Guidelines for Voluntary Recall Notices."

(Sec. 922) Prohibits the District of Columbia from using funds provided in this Act to enforce various local laws related to firearms.