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Titles (24)

Short Titles

Short Titles on Conference report

Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017 and Zika Response and Preparedness Act

Short Titles on Conference report for portions of this bill
  • Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017
  • Zika Response and Preparedness Appropriations Act, 2016
  • Zika Vector Control Act
Other Short Titles for portions of a bill
  • Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017
  • Zika Response Appropriations Act, 2016
  • Zika Vector Control Act

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016

Short Titles as Passed House for portions of this bill
  • Department of Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2016
  • Department of Transportation Appropriations Act, 2016

Short Titles as Reported to House

Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016

Short Titles as Reported to House for portions of this bill
  • Department of Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2016
  • Department of Transportation Appropriations Act, 2016

Short Titles as Introduced

Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016

Short Titles as Introduced for portions of this bill
  • Department of Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2016
  • Department of Transportation Appropriations Act, 2016

Short Titles - Senate

Short Titles as Passed Senate

Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017
Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017

Short Titles as Passed Senate for portions of this bill
  • Department of Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2017
  • Department of Transportation Appropriations Act, 2017

Short Titles as Reported to Senate

Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016

Short Titles as Reported to Senate for portions of this bill
  • Department of Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2016
  • Department of Transportation Appropriations Act, 2016

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

Making appropriations for the Departments of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2016, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (10)

Date
06/23/2016Conference report agreed to in House: On agreeing to the conference report Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 239 - 171 (Roll no. 342).
06/22/2016Conference report filed: Conference report H. Rept. 114-640 filed.(text of conference report: CR H4066-4125)
06/22/2016Conference committee actions: Conferees agreed to file conference report.
06/15/2016Conference committee actions: Conference held.
05/26/2016Resolving differences -- House actions: House agreed to Senate amendment with amendment pursuant to H.Res. 751(consideration: CR H3284)
05/19/2016Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 89 - 8. Record Vote Number: 82.
06/25/2015Committee on Appropriations. Reported by Senator Collins with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 114-75.
06/09/2015Passed/agreed to in House: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 216 - 210 (Roll no. 329).
05/27/2015The House Committee on Appropriations reported an original measure, H. Rept. 114-129, by Mr. Diaz-Balart.
05/27/2015Introduced in House

All Actions (521)

Date Chamber
09/06/2016SenateSecond cloture on the conference report not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 52 - 46. Record Vote Number: 135. (consideration: CR S5229-5240; text: CR S5239)
09/06/2016SenateConference report considered in Senate. (consideration: CR S5229-5240)
07/14/2016SenateSecond cloture motion on the conference report to accompany H.R. 2577 presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S5117)
07/14/2016SenateConference report considered in Senate. (consideration: CR S5116-5117)
07/14/2016SenateUpon reconsideration, cloture on the conference report to accompany H.R. 2577 not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 52 - 44. Record Vote Number: 134. (consideration: CR S5116-5117)
07/14/2016SenateMotion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the conference report was not invoked (Record Vote No. 112) agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S5116)
07/14/2016SenateMotion to proceed to consideration of the motion to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the conference report was not invoked (Record Vote No. 112) agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S5116)
06/28/2016SenateMotion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the conference report was not invoked (Record Vote No. 112) entered in Senate.
06/28/2016SenateCloture on the conference report not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 52 - 48. Record Vote Number: 112. (consideration: CR S4598; text: CR S4598)
06/28/2016SenateConference report considered in Senate. (consideration: CR S4593-4604, S4605-4635)
06/27/2016SenateConference report considered in Senate. (consideration: CR S4578)
06/23/2016SenateCloture motion on the conference report presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S4535-4536)
06/23/2016SenateConference report considered in Senate. (consideration: CR S4535-4536)
06/23/2016SenateConference papers: Senate report and manager's statement and message on House action held at the desk in Senate.
06/23/2016-3:11amHouseMotions to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
06/23/2016-3:11amHouseOn agreeing to the conference report Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 239 - 171 (Roll no. 342).
06/23/2016-2:56amHousePursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 797, the conference report is considered as read and the previous question is ordered. (consideration: CR H4174)
06/23/2016-2:56amHouseMr. Rogers (KY) brought up conference report H. Rept. 114-640 for consideration pursuant to H.Res. 797. (consideration: CR H4174-4175)
06/23/2016-2:53amHouseRule H. Res. 797 passed House.
06/23/2016-1:23amHouseRules Committee Resolution H. Res. 797 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of the conference report to H.R. 2577 with 1 hour of general debate.
06/22/2016-10:04pmHouseConference report H. Rept. 114-640 filed. (text of conference report: CR H4066-4125)
06/22/2016-10:00pmConferees agreed to file conference report.
Action By: Both Chambers
06/15/2016-3:00pmConference held.
Action By: Both Chambers
06/09/2016SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
06/08/2016SenateSenate appointed conferees. Collins; Kirk; McConnell; Murkowski; Hoeven; Boozman; Capito; Cochran; Blunt; Graham; Tester; Murray; Reed; Udall; Schatz; Baldwin; Murphy; Mikulski; Leahy.
06/08/2016SenateMotion by Senator Sullivan to instruct Senate conferees (Bridges), under the order of 6/8/16, not having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, rejected in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 56 - 38. Record Vote Number: 94. (consideration: CR S3634)
06/08/2016SenateMotion by Senator Nelson to instruct Senate conferees (Ebola/Zika Funding), under the order of 6/8/16, not having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, rejected in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 46 - 49. Record Vote Number: 93. (consideration: CR S3633-3634)
06/08/2016SenateSenate disagrees to the House amendment to the Senate amendment, agrees to the request for conference, and authorizes the Presiding Officer to appoint conferees.
06/08/2016SenateMotion to disagree to the House amendment to the Senate amendment to the House bill, agree to the request for conference, and authorize the Presiding Officer to appoint conferees agreed to by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S3633)
06/08/2016SenateCloture on the motion to disagree to the House amendment to the Senate amendment to the House bill, agree to the request for conference, and authorize the Presiding Officer to appoint conferees invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 93 - 2. Record Vote Number: 92. (consideration: CR S3633; text: CR S3633)
06/08/2016SenateCloture motion on the motion to disagree to the House amendment to the Senate amendment to the House bill, agree to the request for conference, and authorize the Presiding Officer to appoint conferees presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S3633; text: CR S3633)
06/08/2016SenateMotion to disagree to the House amendment to the Senate amendment to the House bill, agree to the request for conference, and authorize the Presiding Officer to appoint conferees made in Senate. (consideration: CR S3633)
06/08/2016SenateMeasure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S3633-3635)
05/26/2016SenateMessage on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate amendment and House requests a conference.
05/26/2016-11:30amHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
05/26/2016-11:29amHouseThe Speaker appointed conferees: Rogers of Kentucky, Granger, Cole, Dent, Fortenberry, Rooney of Florida, Valadao, Roby, Lowey, DeLauro, Serrano, Bishop of Georgia, and Wasserman Schultz.
05/26/2016-11:29amHouseOn motion that the House insist upon its amendment to the Senate amendment, and request a conference Agreed to by voice vote. (consideration: CR H3284)
05/26/2016-11:29amHouseThe previous question was ordered without objection. (consideration: CR H3284)
05/26/2016-11:28amHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the motion to go to conference on H.R. 2577.
05/26/2016-11:28amHouseMr. Rogers (KY) moved that the House insist upon its amendment to the Senate amendment, and request a conference. (consideration: CR H3284)
05/26/2016-11:27amHouseHouse agreed to Senate amendment with amendment pursuant to H.Res. 751 (consideration: CR H3284)
05/26/2016-11:27amHousePursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 751, the Chair announced that the House concurred in the Senate amendment to H.R. 2577 with an amendment.
05/23/2016SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
05/19/2016SenatePassed Senate with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 89 - 8. Record Vote Number: 82.
05/19/2016SenateCloture motion on the measure withdrawn by unanimous consent in Senate. (consideration: CR S3018)
05/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3896 Amendment SA 3896 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
05/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.4026 Amendment SA 4026 as modified agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (text as modified: CR S3017-3018)
05/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.4050 Amendment SA 4050 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
05/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.4026 Amendment SA 4026 proposed by Senator Collins for Senator Baldwin to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR S3017-3018) To prohibit certain health care providers from providing non-Department health care services to veterans.
05/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.4050 Amendment SA 4050 proposed by Senator Collins for Senator Rubio to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR S3017-3018; text: CR S3017) To make temporary relocation assistance available for tenants in project-based section 8 properties with imminent health and safety risks.
05/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3897 Motion to table amendment SA 3897 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 60 - 37. Record Vote Number: 81.
05/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3970 Amendment SA 3970 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 87 - 9. Record Vote Number: 80.
05/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3970 Amendment SA 3970 proposed by Senator Collins to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR S3015-3017; text: CR S3015) To prohibit the use of funds to carry out a final rule and notice of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
05/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.4039 Amendment SA 4039 ruled non-germane by the chair.
05/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.4039 Point of order raised in Senate with respect to amendment SA 4039.
05/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.4039 Amendment SA 4039 ruled in order by the chair.
05/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.4039 Motion to waive all applicable budgetary discipline with respect to amendment SA 4039 (the section within the amendment regarding an emergency designation) agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 84 - 14. Record Vote Number: 79. (consideration: CR S3009)
05/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.4039 Point of order that the emergency designation within the amendment violates the CBA raised in Senate with respect to amendment SA 4039.
05/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3899 Proposed amendment SA 3899 withdrawn in Senate. (consideration: CR S3008)
05/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3898 Proposed amendment SA 3898 withdrawn in Senate. (consideration: CR S3008)
05/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3896 Cloture on amendment SA 3896 invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 88 - 10. Record Vote Number: 78. (consideration: CR S3008; text: CR S3008)
05/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3900 Amendment SA 3900 as modified, and as amended, was agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 68 - 30. Record Vote Number: 77.
05/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3946 Amendment SA 3946 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
05/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3900 Amendment SA 3900 ruled in order by the chair.
05/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3900 Motion to waive all applicable budgetary discipline with respect to amendment SA 3900, as modified, (the sections within the amendment regarding emergency designations) agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 70 - 28. Record Vote Number: 76. (consideration: CR S3007)
05/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3900 Point of order that the emergency designations within the amendment violate the CBA raised in Senate with respect to amendment SA 3900, as modified.
05/19/2016SenateConsidered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3004-3019)
05/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3946 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3004, S3007)
05/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.4039 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3004, S3007, S3008-3009)
05/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3900 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3004, S3006, S3007-3008)
05/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3896 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3004-3018)
05/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3897 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3004, S3005-3006, S3017)
05/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3898 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3004, S3008)
05/19/2016SenateS.Amdt.3899 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3004, S3008)
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.4023 Amendment SA 4023 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.4029 Amendment SA 4029 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.4005 Amendment SA 4005 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.3910 Amendment SA 3910 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.3993 Amendment SA 3993 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.3944 Amendment SA 3944 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.3980 Amendment SA 3980 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.4043 Amendment SA 4043 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.4038 Amendment SA 4038 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.3935 Amendment SA 3935 as modified agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (text as modified: CR S2967)
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.3969 Amendment SA 3969 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.3920 Amendment SA 3920 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.4008 Amendment SA 4008 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.4030 Amendment SA 4030 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.3933 Amendment SA 3933 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.3998 Amendment SA 3998 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.3997 Amendment SA 3997 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.4023 Amendment SA 4023 proposed by Senator Collins for Senator Sasse to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR S2966-2969; text: CR S2968) To protect congressional oversight of the executive branch by ensuring individuals may speak with Congress.
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.4029 Amendment SA 4029 proposed by Senator Collins for Senator Durbin to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR S2966-2969; text: CR S2968) To make funds available to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to hire Medical Center Directors and employees for other management and clinical positions with vacancies.
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.4005 Amendment SA 4005 proposed by Senator Collins for Senator Heller to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR S2966-2969; text: CR S2968) To require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to submit to Congress a report on the progress of the Department of Veterans Affairs in completing the Rural Veterans Burial Initiative.
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.3910 Amendment SA 3910 proposed by Senator Collins for Senator Klobuchar to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR S2966-2969; text: CR S2968) To authorize the use of amounts for Medical Services to be used to furnish rehabilitative equipment and human-powered vehicles to certain disabled veterans.
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.3993 Amendment SA 3993 proposed by Senator Collins for Senator Johnson to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR S2966-2969; text: CR S2968) To ensure timely access for Inspectors General to records, documents, and other materials.
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.3944 Amendment SA 3944 proposed by Senator Collins for Senator Feinstein to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR S2966-2969; text: CR S2968) To authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out certain major medical facility projects for which appropriations are being made for fiscal year 2016.
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.3980 Amendment SA 3980 proposed by Senator Collins for Senator Flake to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR S2966-2969; text: CR S2967-2968) To require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to submit to Congress a plan on modernizing the system of the Veterans Health Administration for processing claims by non-Department of Veterans Affairs health care providers for reimbursement for health care provided to veterans under the laws administered by the Secretary.
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.4043 Amendment SA 4043 proposed by Senator Collins for Senator Manchin to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR S2966-2969; text: CR S2967) To authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to use amounts appropriated under this Act for the Department of Veterans Affairs to improve the veteran-to-staff ratio for each program of rehabilitation conducted under chapter 31 of title 38, United States Code.
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.4038 Amendment SA 4038 proposed by Senator Collins for Senator Flake to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR S2966-2969; text: CR S2967) To require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide for the conduct by the Office of Inspector General of the Department of Veterans Affairs of an inspection or audit of the use of a grant to renovate a veteran's cemetery in Guam.
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.3935 Amendment SA 3935 proposed by Senator Collins for Senator Boxer to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR S2966-2969) To require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to treat certain marriage and family therapists as qualified to serve as marriage and family therapists in the Department of Veterans Affairs.
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.3969 Amendment SA 3969 proposed by Senator Collins for Senator Inhofe to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR S2966-2969; text: CR S2967) To require that amounts be made available to Directors of Veterans Integrated Service Networks to assess, evaluate, and improve the health care delivery by and business operations of medical centers of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.3920 Amendment SA 3920 proposed by Senator Collins for Senator Brown to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR S2966-2969; text: CR S2967) To extend the requirement of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to submit a report on the capacity of the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide for the specialized treatment and rehabilitative needs of disabled veterans.
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.4008 Amendment SA 4008 proposed by Senator Collins for Senator Daines to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR S2966-2969; text: CR S2967) To require a report on the use of defense access road funding to build alternate routes for military equipment traveling to missile launch facilities.
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.4030 Amendment SA 4030 proposed by Senator Collins for Senator Mikulski to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR S2966-2969; text: CR S2967) To require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide access to therapeutic listening devices to veterans struggling with mental health related problems, substance abuse, or traumatic brain injury.
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.3933 Amendment SA 3933 proposed by Senator Collins for Senator Perdue to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR S2966-2969; text: CR S2967) To require a report on modernizing and replacing hangers of the Army's Combat Aviation Brigade.
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.3998 Amendment SA 3998 proposed by Senator Collins for Senator Tester to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR S2966-2969; text: CR S2967) To provide for coverage under the beneficiary travel program of the Department of Veterans Affairs of certain disabled veterans for travel in connection with certain special disabilities rehabilitation.
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.3997 Amendment SA 3997 proposed by Senator Collins for Senator Kirk to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR S2966-2969; text: CR S2966) To require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide for the inspection of medical facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.4042 Amendment SA 4042 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.4024 Amendment SA 4024 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.4011 Amendment SA 4011 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.3992 Amendment SA 3992 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.3967 Amendment SA 3967 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.4042 Amendment SA 4042 proposed by Senator Collins for Senator Warner to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR2964-2966; text: CR S2965-2966) To provide additional funds for the National Park Service for certain projects.
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.4024 Amendment SA 4024 proposed by Senator Collins for Senator Isakson to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR2964-2966; text: CR S2965) To direct the Secretary of Transportation to issue a final rule requiring the use of speed limiting devices on heavy trucks not later than 6 months after the date of the enactment of this Act.
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.4011 Amendment SA 4011 proposed by Senator Collins for Senator Nelson to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR2964-2966; text: CR S2965) To ensure the safety of properties covered under a housing assistance payment contract.
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.3992 Amendment SA 3992 proposed by Senator Collins for Senator Johnson to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR2964-2966; text: CR S2965) To ensure timely access for Inspectors General to records, documents, and other materials.
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.3967 Amendment SA 3967 proposed by Senator Collins for Senator Paul to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR2964-2966; text: CR S2964-2965) To provide for the identification of certain high priority corridors on the National Highway System and to include and designate certain route segments on the Interstate System.
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.4039 Amendment SA 4039 proposed by Senator McCain to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR S2956-2958; text: CR S2957) To extend and expand eligibility for the Veterans Choice Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs and to establish consistent criteria and standards relating to the use of amounts under the Medical Community Care account of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
05/18/2016SenateConsidered by Senate. (consideration: CR S2922-2933, S2935-2969)
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.3946 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S2922)
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.3896 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S2922)
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.3897 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S2922, S2925-2928, S2937-2938, S2958-2964)
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.3898 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S2922)
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.3899 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S2922)
05/18/2016SenateS.Amdt.3900 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S2922)
05/17/2016SenateS.Amdt.3971 Amendment SA 3971 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
05/17/2016SenateS.Amdt.3954 Amendment SA 3954 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
05/17/2016SenateS.Amdt.3948 Amendment SA 3948 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
05/17/2016SenateS.Amdt.3938 Amendment SA 3938 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
05/17/2016SenateS.Amdt.3914 Amendment SA 3914 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
05/17/2016SenateS.Amdt.3971 Amendment SA 3971 proposed by Senator Kirk for Senator Bennet to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR S2869; text: CR S2869) To authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide monthly assistance allowance to disabled veterans training to compete on the United States Olympic Team.
05/17/2016SenateS.Amdt.3954 Amendment SA 3954 proposed by Senator Kirk for Senator Heitkamp to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR S2869; text: CR S2869) To require coordination within the Department of Veterans Affairs to meet the readjustment and psychological counseling needs of veterans in rural and highly rural communities.
05/17/2016SenateS.Amdt.3948 Amendment SA 3948 proposed by Senator Kirk for Senator Heller to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR S2869; text: CR S2869) To modify the contents of the quarterly report on disability compensation claims.
05/17/2016SenateS.Amdt.3938 Amendment SA 3938 proposed by Senator Kirk to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR S2869; text: CR S2869) To make a technical correction to section 132 of title I of division J of Public Law 114-113.
05/17/2016SenateS.Amdt.3914 Amendment SA 3914 proposed by Senator Kirk for Senator Tester to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR S2869; text: CR S2869) To require the Comptroller General of the United States to submit to Congress a report evaluating force structure and military construction requirements in Europe.
05/17/2016SenateS.Amdt.3941 Amendment SA 3941 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
05/17/2016SenateS.Amdt.3961 Amendment SA 3961 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
05/17/2016SenateS.Amdt.3926 Amendment SA 3926 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
05/17/2016SenateS.Amdt.3905 Amendment SA 3905 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
05/17/2016SenateS.Amdt.3918 Amendment SA 3918 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
05/17/2016SenateS.Amdt.3934 Amendment SA 3934 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
05/17/2016SenateS.Amdt.3941 Amendment SA 3941 proposed by Senator Collins for Senator Booker to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR S2868-2869; text: CR S2869) To slightly modify the scope of projects eligible for railroad safety grants.
05/17/2016SenateS.Amdt.3961 Amendment SA 3961 proposed by Senator Collins for Senator Manchin to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR S2868-2869; text: CR S2868) To allow airports to use airport improvement program funds to repair damage to runway safety areas caused by natural disasters.
05/17/2016SenateS.Amdt.3926 Amendment SA 3926 proposed by Senator Collins for Senator Rubio to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR S2868-2869; text: CR S2868) To determine the effectiveness of Real Estate Assessment Center physical inspections.
05/17/2016SenateS.Amdt.3905 Amendment SA 3905 proposed by Senator Collins for Senator Heller to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR S2868-2869; text: CR S2868) To prohibit funds from being used to provide housing assistance benefits to individuals convicted of certain criminal offenses.
05/17/2016SenateS.Amdt.3918 Amendment SA 3918 proposed by Senator Collins for Senator Rubio to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR S2868-2869; text: CR S2868) To shorten the time given to a property owner to respond to a violation of a contract and the time given to the Secretary to develop a Compliance, Disposition, and Enforcement Plan.
05/17/2016SenateS.Amdt.3934 Amendment SA 3934 proposed by Senator Collins for Senator King to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR S2868-2869; text: CR S2868) To authorize the use of funds to carry out a matching program with the Department of Education to identify veterans who are unemployable due to a service-connected disability and who are also borrowers of Federal student loans in order to streamline and expedite the process through which such veterans may discharge their Federal student loans.
05/17/2016SenateCloture motion on the measure presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S2867; text: CR S2867)
05/17/2016SenateS.Amdt.3896 Cloture motion on amendment SA 3896 presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S2867; text: CR S2867)
05/17/2016SenateS.Amdt.3946 Amendment SA 3946 proposed by Senator Collins for Senator Blunt to Amendment SA 3900. (consideration: CR S2852; text as modified: CR S2852) To require the periodic submission of spending plan updates to the Committee on Appropriations.
05/17/2016SenateS.Amdt.3900 Cloture on amendment SA 3900 invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 68 - 29. Record Vote Number: 75. (consideration: CR S2852; text: CR S2852)
05/17/2016SenateS.Amdt.3899 Cloture on amendment SA 3899 not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 52 - 45. Record Vote Number: 74. (consideration: CR S2851-2852; text: CR S2851)
05/17/2016SenateS.Amdt.3898 Cloture on amendment SA 3898 not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 50 - 47. Record Vote Number: 73. (consideration: CR S2851; text: CR S2851)
05/17/2016SenateS.Amdt.3922 Notwithstanding the adoption of amendment SA 3922, the amendment is modified by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2844-2845; text as modified: CR S2844)
05/17/2016SenateConsidered by Senate. (consideration: CR S2835-2845, S2848-2850, S2850-2853, S2861-2862, S2867, S2868-2869)
05/17/2016SenateS.Amdt.3896 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S2835, S2867)
05/17/2016SenateS.Amdt.3897 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S2835, S2861-2862)
05/17/2016SenateS.Amdt.3898 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S2835)
05/17/2016SenateS.Amdt.3899 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S2835, S2851-2852)
05/17/2016SenateS.Amdt.3900 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S2835, S2852-2853)
05/16/2016SenateS.Amdt.3921 Amendment SA 3921 as modified agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (text as modified: CR S2815)
05/16/2016SenateS.Amdt.3922 Amendment SA 3922 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
05/16/2016SenateS.Amdt.3919 Amendment SA 3919 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
05/16/2016SenateS.Amdt.3917 Amendment SA 3917 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
05/16/2016SenateS.Amdt.3909 Amendment SA 3909 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
05/16/2016SenateS.Amdt.3903 Amendment SA 3903 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
05/16/2016SenateS.Amdt.3921 Amendment SA 3921 proposed by Senator Collins for Senator Franken to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR S2814-2815) To require the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness to submit a report on improving health and housing outcomes for chronically homeless individuals, individuals with behavioral health conditions, and children.
05/16/2016SenateS.Amdt.3922 Amendment SA 3922 proposed by Senator Collins for Senator Feinstein to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR S2814-2815; text: CR S2815) To allow jurisdictions to maintain access to certain funds deposited in their HOME Investment Trust Fund that would otherwise expire.
05/16/2016SenateS.Amdt.3919 Amendment SA 3919 proposed by Senator Collins for Senator Mikulski to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR S2814-2815; text: CR S2815) To provide for safety improvements on transit systems.
05/16/2016SenateS.Amdt.3917 Amendment SA 3917 proposed by Senator Collins for Senator Ayotte to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR S2814-2815; text: CR S2814) To prohibit the use of funds for the Continuum of Care program of the Department of Housing and Urban Development unless the program allows for zero-tolerance recovery housing.
05/16/2016SenateS.Amdt.3909 Amendment SA 3909 proposed by Senator Collins for Senator Barrasso to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR S2814-2815; text: CR S2814) To allow Indian tribes to use certain funds to construct housing for certain skilled workers.
05/16/2016SenateS.Amdt.3903 Amendment SA 3903 proposed by Senator Collins for Senator Heitkamp to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR S2814-2815; text: CR S2814) To require a report on the economic and infrastructure effects on airports of collegiate aviation flight training operations.
05/16/2016SenateConsidered by Senate. (consideration: CR S2814-2819)
05/16/2016SenateS.Amdt.3900 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S2814, S2815; text as modified: CR S2817-2819)
05/16/2016SenateS.Amdt.3896 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S2814, S2815)
05/16/2016SenateS.Amdt.3897 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S2814, S2815)
05/16/2016SenateS.Amdt.3898 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S2814, S2815)
05/16/2016SenateS.Amdt.3899 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S2814, S2815; text as modified: CR S2815-2817)
05/12/2016SenateS.Amdt.3900 Cloture motion on amendment SA 3900 presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S2733; text: CR S2733)
05/12/2016SenateS.Amdt.3899 Cloture motion on amendment SA 3899 presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S2733; text: CR S2733)
05/12/2016SenateS.Amdt.3898 Cloture motion on amendment SA 3898 presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S2733; text: CR S2733)
05/12/2016SenateS.Amdt.3900 Amendment SA 3900 proposed by Senator McConnell for Senator Blunt to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR S2733) Zika response and preparedness.
05/12/2016SenateS.Amdt.3899 Amendment SA 3899 proposed by Senator McConnell for Senator Cornyn to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR S2733) Making emergency supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2016, and for other purposes.
05/12/2016SenateS.Amdt.3898 Amendment SA 3898 proposed by Senator McConnell for Senator Nelson to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR S2733) Making supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2016 to respond to Zika virus.
05/12/2016SenateS.Amdt.3897 Amendment SA 3897 proposed by Senator McConnell for Senator Lee to Amendment SA 3896. (consideration: CR S2733; text: CR S2733) To prohibit the use of funds to carry out a rule and notice of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
05/12/2016SenateS.Amdt.3896 Amendment SA 3896 proposed by Senator Collins. (consideration: CR S2733) In the nature of a substitute.
05/12/2016SenateS.Amdt.2812 Proposed amendment SA 2812 withdrawn in Senate. (consideration: CR S2733)
05/12/2016SenateS.Amdt.2813 Proposed amendment SA 2813 withdrawn in Senate. (consideration: CR S2733)
05/12/2016SenateS.Amdt.2813 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S2733)
05/12/2016SenateConsidered by Senate. (consideration: CR S2732-2737)
05/12/2016SenateS.Amdt.2812 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S2733)
04/27/2016SenateCloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure withdrawn by unanimous consent in Senate. (consideration: CR S2501)
04/26/2016SenateCloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S2449; text: CR S2449)
04/26/2016SenateMotion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (consideration: CR S2449)
11/19/2015SenateCloture motion on the measure withdrawn by unanimous consent in Senate. (consideration: CR S8126)
11/19/2015SenateS.Amdt.2812 Cloture motion amendment SA 2812 withdrawn by unanimous consent in Senate. (consideration: CR S8126)
11/19/2015SenateConsidered by Senate. (consideration: CR S8119-8124, S8126)
11/19/2015SenateS.Amdt.2812 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S8119)
11/19/2015SenateS.Amdt.2813 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S8119)
11/18/2015SenateCloture motion on the measure presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S8075; text: CR S8075)
11/18/2015SenateS.Amdt.2812 Cloture motion on amendment SA 2812 presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S8075; text: CR S8075)
11/18/2015SenateS.Amdt.2815 Amendment SA 2815 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
11/18/2015SenateS.Amdt.2815 Amendment SA 2815 proposed by Senator Wicker to Amendment SA 2812. (consideration: CR S8064; text: CR S8064) To authorize the Secretary of Transportation to increase the minimum length limitation for a truck tractor-semitrailer-trailer combination from 28 to 33 feet if such change would not negatively impact public safety.
11/18/2015SenateS.Amdt.2817 Amendment SA 2817 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
11/18/2015SenateS.Amdt.2809 Amendment SA 2809 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
11/18/2015SenateS.Amdt.2817 Amendment SA 2817 proposed by Senator Reed for Senator Mikulski to Amendment SA 2812. (consideration: CR S8063; text: CR S8063) To provide that the Secretary of Transportation shall have sole authority to appoint Federal Directors to the Board of Directors of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority.
11/18/2015SenateS.Amdt.2809 Amendment SA 2809 proposed by Senator Collins for Senator McCain to Amendment SA 2812. (consideration: CR S8063; text: CR S8063) To require the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration to review certain decisions to grant categorical exclusions for Next Generation flight procedures and to consult with the airports at which such procedures will be implemented.
11/18/2015SenateS.Amdt.2813 Amendment SA 2813 proposed by Senator Collins to Amendment SA 2812. (consideration: CR S8055-8058; text: CR S8055) To make a technical amendment.
11/18/2015SenateS.Amdt.2812 Amendment SA 2812 proposed by Senator Collins. (consideration: CR S8055, S8055-8058) In the nature of a substitute.
11/18/2015SenateThe committee substitute withdrawn by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S8054-8055)
11/18/2015SenateMeasure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S8034-8058, S8060-8075, S8075-8076; text of measure as reported in Senate: CR S8034-8054)
11/18/2015SenateCloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure withdrawn by unanimous consent in Senate.
11/16/2015SenateCloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S7963; text: CR S7963)
11/16/2015SenateMotion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (consideration: CR S7963)
10/28/2015SenateCommittee on Appropriations Senate Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies . Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 114-615.
Action By: Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies
06/25/2015SenatePlaced on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 138.
06/25/2015SenateCommittee on Appropriations. Reported by Senator Collins with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 114-75.
Action By: Committee on Appropriations
06/10/2015SenateReceived in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.
06/09/2015-11:37pmHouseThe Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 2577.
06/09/2015-11:36pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
06/09/2015-11:36pmHouseOn passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 216 - 210 (Roll no. 329).
06/09/2015-11:30pmHouseOn motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 181 - 244 (Roll no. 328).
06/09/2015-11:24pmHouseThe previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection. (consideration: CR H3997)
06/09/2015-11:13pmHouseFloor summary: DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Delaney motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to increase the Capital and Debt Service Grants to the National Railroad Passenger Corporation account by a total of $6 million and decrease the Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes Information Technology Fund account by a similar amount.
06/09/2015-11:12pmHouseMr. Delaney moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Appropriations. (consideration: CR H3996; text: CR H3996)
06/09/2015-11:10pmHouseThe previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. (consideration: CR H3996)
06/09/2015-11:10pmHouseThe House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 2577.
06/09/2015-11:10pmHouseOn motion that the committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
06/09/2015-11:10pmHouseMr. Diaz-Balart moved that the committee rise.
06/09/2015-11:10pmHouseH.Amdt.439 On agreeing to the Issa amendment (A079) Agreed to by recorded vote: 297 - 129 (Roll no. 327).
06/09/2015-11:06pmHouseH.Amdt.435 On agreeing to the Peters amendment (A075) Agreed to by recorded vote: 241 - 184, 1 Present (Roll no. 326).
06/09/2015-11:02pmHouseH.Amdt.430 On agreeing to the Emmer (MN) amendment (A070) Failed by recorded vote: 212 - 214 (Roll no. 325).
06/09/2015-10:58pmHouseH.Amdt.429 On agreeing to the Ellison amendment (A069) Failed by recorded vote: 182 - 243 (Roll no. 324).
06/09/2015-10:56pmHouseH.Amdt.428 On agreeing to the Garrett amendment (A068) Agreed to by recorded vote: 231 - 195 (Roll no. 323).
06/09/2015-10:52pmHouseH.Amdt.425 On agreeing to the Meehan amendment (A065) Failed by recorded vote: 199 - 227 (Roll no. 322).
06/09/2015-10:49pmHouseH.Amdt.424 On agreeing to the Hultgren amendment (A064) Agreed to by recorded vote: 240 - 186 (Roll no. 321).
06/09/2015-10:43pmHouseH.Amdt.422 On agreeing to the Brooks (AL) amendment (A062) Agreed to by recorded vote: 246 - 180 (Roll no. 320).
06/09/2015-10:38pmHouseH.Amdt.420 On agreeing to the Yoho amendment (A060) Agreed to by recorded vote: 244 - 181 (Roll no. 319).
06/09/2015-10:04pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Issa amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Issa demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
06/09/2015-9:59pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Issa amendment.
06/09/2015-9:59pmHouseH.Amdt.439 Amendment (A079) offered by Mr. Issa. (consideration: CR H3988-3989, H3995-3996; text: CR H3988)
06/09/2015-9:58pmHouseH.Amdt.438 On agreeing to the Grothman amendment (A078) Failed by voice vote.
06/09/2015-9:52pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Grothman amendment.
06/09/2015-9:52pmHouseH.Amdt.438 Amendment (A078) offered by Mr. Grothman. (consideration: CR H3987-3988; text: CR H3987)
06/09/2015-9:51pmHouseH.Amdt.437 On agreeing to the Grothman amendment (A077) Failed by voice vote.
06/09/2015-9:44pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Grothman amendment.
06/09/2015-9:44pmHouseH.Amdt.437 Amendment (A077) offered by Mr. Grothman. (consideration: CR H3986-3987; text: CR H3986)
06/09/2015-9:43pmHouseH.Amdt.436 On agreeing to the Mullin amendment (A076) Agreed to by voice vote.
06/09/2015-9:38pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Mullin amendment.
06/09/2015-9:38pmHouseH.Amdt.436 Amendment (A076) offered by Mr. Mullin. (consideration: CR H3986; text: CR H3986)
06/09/2015-9:37pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Peters amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Mullin demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
06/09/2015-9:34pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Peters amendment.
06/09/2015-9:34pmHouseH.Amdt.435 Amendment (A075) offered by Mr. Peters. (consideration: CR H3985-3986, H3995; text: CR H3985)
06/09/2015-9:33pmHouseH.Amdt.434 On agreeing to the Denham amendment (A074) Agreed to by voice vote.
06/09/2015-9:26pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Denham amendment.
06/09/2015-9:26pmHouseH.Amdt.434 Amendment (A074) offered by Mr. Denham. (consideration: CR H3984-3985; text: CR H3984)
06/09/2015-9:26pmHouseH.Amdt.433 By unanimous consent, the Lewis amendment was withdrawn. (consideration: CR H3984)
06/09/2015-9:21pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lewis amendment, pending a reservation of a point or order.
06/09/2015-9:21pmHouseH.Amdt.433 Amendment (A073) offered by Mr. Lewis. (consideration: CR H3983-3984; text: CR H3983)
06/09/2015-9:21pmHouseH.Amdt.432 On agreeing to the Zeldin amendment (A072) Agreed to by voice vote.
06/09/2015-9:17pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Zeldin amendment.
06/09/2015-9:17pmHouseH.Amdt.432 Amendment (A072) offered by Mr. Zeldin. (consideration: CR H3982-3983; text: CR H3983)
06/09/2015-9:17pmHouseH.Amdt.431 On agreeing to the Bass amendment (A071) Agreed to by voice vote.
06/09/2015-9:12pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Bass amendment.
06/09/2015-9:12pmHouseH.Amdt.431 Amendment (A071) offered by Ms. Bass. (consideration: CR H3982; text: CR H3982)
06/09/2015-9:11pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Emmer amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that 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.
06/09/2015-9:05pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Emmer amendment No. 28.
06/09/2015-9:05pmHouseH.Amdt.430 Amendment (A070) offered by Mr. Emmer (MN). (consideration: CR H3981-3982, H3994-3995; text: CR H3981)
06/09/2015-9:04pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Ellison amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Ellison demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
06/09/2015-8:57pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Ellison amendment.
06/09/2015-8:57pmHouseH.Amdt.429 Amendment (A069) offered by Mr. Ellison. (consideration: CR H3980-3981, H3993-3994; text: CR H3980)
06/09/2015-8:56pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Garrett amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Garrett demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
06/09/2015-8:44pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Garrett amendment.
06/09/2015-8:44pmHouseH.Amdt.428 Amendment (A068) offered by Mr. Garrett. (consideration: CR H3979-3980, H3993; text: CR H3979)
06/09/2015-8:44pmHouseH.Amdt.427 On agreeing to the Newhouse amendment (A067) Agreed to by voice vote.
06/09/2015-8:43pmHouseH.Amdt.427 Amendment (A067) offered by Mr. Newhouse. (consideration: CR H3979; text: CR H3979)
06/09/2015-8:42pmHouseH.Amdt.426 By unanimous consent, the Newhouse amendment was withdrawn. (consideration: CR H3978)
06/09/2015-8:38pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Newhouse amendment.
06/09/2015-8:38pmHouseH.Amdt.426 Amendment (A066) offered by Mr. Newhouse. (consideration: CR H3978-3979; text: CR H3978)
06/09/2015-8:36pmHousePOSTPONED 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. 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.
06/09/2015-8:29pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Meehan amendment.
06/09/2015-8:29pmHouseH.Amdt.425 Amendment (A065) offered by Mr. Meehan. (consideration: CR H3978, H3992-3993; text: CR H3978)
06/09/2015-8:28pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Hultgren amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Hultgren demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
06/09/2015-8:21pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Hultgren amendment.
06/09/2015-8:21pmHouseH.Amdt.424 Amendment (A064) offered by Mr. Hultgren. (consideration: CR H3977-3978, H3991-3992; text: CR H3977)
06/09/2015-8:21pmHouseH.Amdt.423 On agreeing to the Engel amendment (A063) Agreed to by voice vote.
06/09/2015-8:17pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Engel amendment No. 4.
06/09/2015-8:17pmHouseH.Amdt.423 Amendment (A063) offered by Mr. Engel. (consideration: CR H3976-3977; text: CR H3976)
06/09/2015-8:17pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Brooks(AL) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that 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.
06/09/2015-8:08pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Brooks (AL) amendment.
06/09/2015-8:08pmHouseH.Amdt.422 Amendment (A062) offered by Mr. Brooks (AL). (consideration: CR H3975-3976, H3991; text: CR H3975)
06/09/2015-8:07pmHouseH.Amdt.421 On agreeing to the Jackson Lee amendment (A061) Agreed to by voice vote.
06/09/2015-8:05pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jackson Lee amendment No. 16.
06/09/2015-8:04pmHouseH.Amdt.421 Amendment (A061) offered by Ms. Jackson Lee. (consideration: CR H3973-3975; text: CR H3973)
06/09/2015-8:03pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Yoho amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that 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.
06/09/2015-7:57pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Yoho amendment.
06/09/2015-7:57pmHouseH.Amdt.420 Amendment (A060) offered by Mr. Yoho. (consideration: CR H3972-3973, H3990-3991; text: CR H3972)
06/09/2015-7:56pmHouseH.Amdt.419 By unanimous consent, the Waters, Maxine amendment was withdrawn. (consideration: CR H3972)
06/09/2015-7:52pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Waters amendment.
06/09/2015-7:52pmHouseH.Amdt.419 Amendment (A059) offered by Ms. Waters, Maxine. (consideration: CR H3972; text: H3972)
06/09/2015-7:48pmHouseThe House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
06/09/2015-7:48pmHouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H3971-3998)
06/09/2015-7:46pmHouseCommittee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 2577 as unfinished business.
06/09/2015-7:46pmHouseOn motion that the committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
06/09/2015-7:46pmHouseMr. Diaz-Balart moved that the committee rise.
06/09/2015-7:45pmHouseH.Amdt.413 On agreeing to the Posey amendment (A058) Failed by recorded vote: 134 - 287 (Roll no. 318). (consideration: CR H3970-3971)
06/09/2015-7:40pmHouseH.Amdt.411 On agreeing to the Posey amendment (A056) Failed by recorded vote: 148 - 275 (Roll no. 317). (consideration: CR H3970)
06/09/2015-7:35pmHouseH.Amdt.410 On agreeing to the Schiff amendment (A055) Failed by recorded vote: 157 - 266 (Roll no. 316). (consideration: CR H3969-3970)
06/09/2015-7:31pmHouseH.Amdt.409 On agreeing to the Sessions amendment (A054) Failed by recorded vote: 186 - 237 (Roll no. 315). (consideration: CR H3968-3969)
06/09/2015-7:27pmHouseH.Amdt.407 On agreeing to the Sessions amendment (A052) Failed by recorded vote: 205 - 218 (Roll no. 314). (consideration: CR H3968)
06/09/2015-7:24pmHouseH.Amdt.405 On agreeing to the Posey amendment (A050) Failed by recorded vote: 163 - 260 (Roll no. 313). (consideration: CR H3967-3968)
06/09/2015-7:20pmHouseH.Amdt.401 On agreeing to the Gosar amendment (A046) Failed by recorded vote: 136 - 286 (Roll no. 312). (consideration: CR H3966-3967)
06/09/2015-7:17pmHouseH.Amdt.399 On agreeing to the Gosar amendment (A044) Agreed to by recorded vote: 229 - 193 (Roll no. 311). (consideration: CR H3966)
06/09/2015-7:12pmHouseH.Amdt.397 On agreeing to the Blackburn amendment (A042) Failed by recorded vote: 163 - 259 (Roll no. 310). (consideration: CR H3965-3966)
06/09/2015-7:08pmHouseThe House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
06/09/2015-7:08pmHouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H3965-3971)
06/04/2015-12:39pmHouseCommittee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 2577 as unfinished business.
06/04/2015-12:38pmHouseOn motion that the committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
06/04/2015-12:38pmHouseMr. Diaz-Balart moved that the committee rise.
06/04/2015-12:38pmHouseH.Amdt.366 On agreeing to the Esty amendment (A011) Failed by recorded vote: 184 - 230 (Roll no. 308). (consideration: CR H3903)
06/04/2015-12:31pmHouseUNFINISHED BUSINESS - Pursuant to the unanimous consent agreement from earlier in the day, the Chair announced that the unfinished business was the request for a recorded vote on the amendment offered by Rep. Esty of Connecticut.
06/04/2015-12:30pmHouseH.Amdt.393 On agreeing to the Stivers amendment (A038) Agreed to by recorded vote: 224 - 198 (Roll no. 307). (consideration: CR H3902-3903)
06/04/2015-12:25pmHouseH.Amdt.404 On agreeing to the Lee amendment (A049) Failed by recorded vote: 176 - 247, 1 Present (Roll no. 306).
06/04/2015-12:21pmHouseVACATING PROCEEDINGS ON ROLL CALL 300 - Mr. Diaz-Balart asked unanimous consent that the proceedings on roll call 300 be vacated to the end that the Chair resume postponed proceedings on the amendment offered by the gentlewoman from Connecticut, Ms. Esty, at the end of the current series of postponed proceedings. Agreed to without objection.
06/04/2015-12:21pmHouseH.Amdt.383 On agreeing to the Capps amendment (A028) Failed by recorded vote: 202 - 222 (Roll no. 305). (consideration: CR H3901)
06/04/2015-12:15pmHouseH.Amdt.377 On agreeing to the Brooks (AL) amendment (A022) Failed by recorded vote: 139 - 286 (Roll no. 304). (consideration: CR H3900-3901)
06/04/2015-12:12pmHouseH.Amdt.375 On agreeing to the Brooks (AL) amendment (A020) Failed by recorded vote: 143 - 283 (Roll no. 303). (consideration: CR H3899-3900)
06/04/2015-12:08pmHouseH.Amdt.373 On agreeing to the Garrett amendment (A018) Failed by recorded vote: 160 - 266 (Roll no. 302). (consideration: CR H3899)
06/04/2015-12:04pmHouseH.Amdt.371 On agreeing to the Cartwright amendment (A016) Failed by recorded vote: 176 - 247 (Roll no. 301). (consideration: CR H3898-3899)
06/04/2015-12:01pmHouseH.Amdt.366 On agreeing to the Esty amendment (A011) Failed by recorded vote: 0 - 0 (Roll no. 300). (consideration: CR H3898, H3901)
06/04/2015-11:58amHouseH.Amdt.364 On agreeing to the Walberg amendment (A009) Agreed to by recorded vote: 235 - 189 (Roll no. 299). (consideration: CR H3897-3898)
06/04/2015-11:52amHouseH.Amdt.363 On agreeing to the McClintock amendment (A008) Failed by recorded vote: 166 - 255 (Roll no. 298). (consideration: CR H3897)
06/04/2015-11:23amHouseSubsequently, the Committee resumed it's sitting.
06/04/2015-11:22amHouseThe Committee of the Whole rose informally to receive a message from the Senate.
06/04/2015-11:22amHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Third Posey amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Posey demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
06/04/2015-11:16amHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Third Posey amendment.
06/04/2015-11:16amHouseH.Amdt.413 Amendment (A058) offered by Mr. Posey. (consideration: CR H3896; text: CR H3896)
06/04/2015-11:16amHouseH.Amdt.412 By unanimous consent, the Blumenauer amendment was withdrawn. (consideration: CR H3896)
06/04/2015-11:11amHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Blumenauer amendment.
06/04/2015-11:11amHouseH.Amdt.412 Amendment (A057) offered by Mr. Blumenauer. (consideration: CR H3895-3896; text: CR H3895)
06/04/2015-11:10amHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Second Posey amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Diaz- Balart demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
06/04/2015-11:05amHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Second Posey amendment.
06/04/2015-11:05amHouseH.Amdt.411 Amendment (A056) offered by Mr. Posey. (consideration: CR H3895; text: CR H3895)
06/04/2015-11:05amHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Schiff amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Schiff demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
06/04/2015-11:00amHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Schiff amendment.
06/04/2015-11:00amHouseH.Amdt.410 Amendment (A055) offered by Mr. Schiff. (consideration: CR H3894-3895; text: CR H3894)
06/04/2015-10:59amHousePOSTPONED 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 that 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.
06/04/2015-10:53amHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Sessions amendment.
06/04/2015-10:53amHouseH.Amdt.409 Amendment (A054) offered by Mr. Sessions. (consideration: CR H3893-3894; text: CR H3893)
06/04/2015-10:53amHouseH.Amdt.408 On agreeing to the Waters, Maxine amendment (A053) Agreed to by voice vote.
06/04/2015-10:51amHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Waters, Maxine (CA) amendment.
06/04/2015-10:51amHouseH.Amdt.408 Amendment (A053) offered by Ms. Waters, Maxine. (consideration: CR H3893; text: CR H3893)
06/04/2015-10:50amHousePOSTPONED 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 that 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.
06/04/2015-10:44amHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Sessions amendment.
06/04/2015-10:44amHouseH.Amdt.407 Amendment (A052) offered by Mr. Sessions. (consideration: CR H3892-3893; text: CR H3892)
06/04/2015-10:43amHouseH.Amdt.406 On agreeing to the Gallego amendment (A051) Agreed to by voice vote.
06/04/2015-10:37amHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gallego amendment.
06/04/2015-10:37amHouseH.Amdt.406 Amendment (A051) offered by Mr. Gallego. (consideration: CR H3891-3892; text: H3891)
06/04/2015-10:36amHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the First Posey amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Posey demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
06/04/2015-10:27amHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the First Posey amendment.
06/04/2015-10:27amHouseH.Amdt.405 Amendment (A050) offered by Mr. Posey. (consideration: CR H3891; text: CR H3891)
06/04/2015-10:26amHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Lee amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Diaz-Balart demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
06/04/2015-10:04amHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lee amendment.
06/04/2015-10:04amHouseH.Amdt.404 Amendment (A049) offered by Ms. Lee. (consideration: CR H3888-3891, H3901-3902; text: CR H3888)
06/04/2015-10:03amHouseH.Amdt.403 On agreeing to the Gosar amendment (A048) Agreed to by voice vote.
06/04/2015-10:00amHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gosar amendment.
06/04/2015-10:00amHouseH.Amdt.403 Amendment (A048) offered by Mr. Gosar. (consideration: CR H3888; text: CR H3888)
06/04/2015-9:59amHouseH.Amdt.402 By unanimous consent, the Polis amendment was withdrawn. (consideration: CR H3887)
06/04/2015-9:53amHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Polis amendment, pending reservation of a point of order.
06/04/2015-9:53amHouseH.Amdt.402 Amendment (A047) offered by Mr. Polis. (consideration: CR H3887-3888; text: CR H3887)
06/04/2015-9:52amHousePOSTPONED 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.
06/04/2015-9:45amHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Second Gosar amendment.
06/04/2015-9:45amHouseH.Amdt.401 Amendment (A046) offered by Mr. Gosar. (consideration: CR H3886-3887; text: CR H3886)
06/04/2015-9:44amHouseH.Amdt.400 On agreeing to the Norton amendment (A045) Failed by voice vote.
06/04/2015-9:38amHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Norton amendment.
06/04/2015-9:38amHouseH.Amdt.400 Amendment (A045) offered by Ms. Norton. (consideration: CR H3885-3886; text: CR H3885)
06/04/2015-9:37amHousePOSTPONED 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.
06/04/2015-9:29amHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the First Gosar amendment.
06/04/2015-9:29amHouseH.Amdt.399 Amendment (A044) offered by Mr. Gosar. (consideration: CR H3884-3885; text: CR H3884)
06/04/2015-9:29amHouseH.Amdt.398 On agreeing to the Norton amendment (A043) Agreed to by voice vote.
06/04/2015-9:22amHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Norton amendment.
06/04/2015-9:22amHouseH.Amdt.398 Amendment (A043) offered by Ms. Norton. (consideration: CR H3883-3884; text: CR H3883)
06/04/2015-9:22amHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Blackburn amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. 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.
06/04/2015-9:14amHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Blackburn amendment.
06/04/2015-9:13amHouseH.Amdt.397 Amendment (A042) offered by Mrs. Blackburn. (consideration: CR H3882-3883; text: CR H3882)
06/04/2015-9:12amHouseThe House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
06/04/2015-9:12amHouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H3882-3896, H3897-3903)
06/04/2015-12:26amHouseCommittee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 2577 as unfinished business.
06/04/2015-12:26amHouseOn motion that the committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
06/04/2015-12:26amHouseMr. Diaz-Balart moved that the committee rise.
06/04/2015-12:26amHouseH.Amdt.396 On agreeing to the Grayson amendment (A041) Agreed to by voice vote.
06/04/2015-12:25amHouseH.Amdt.396 Amendment (A041) offered by Mr. Grayson. (consideration: CR 6/3/2015 H3876-3877; text: CR 6/3/2015 H3876)
06/04/2015-12:24amHouseH.Amdt.395 On agreeing to the Fitzpatrick amendment (A040) Agreed to by voice vote.
06/04/2015-12:22amHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Fitzpatrick amendment.
06/04/2015-12:22amHouseH.Amdt.395 Amendment (A040) offered by Mr. Fitzpatrick. (consideration: CR 6/3/2015 H3876; text: CR 6/3/2015 H3876)
06/04/2015-12:22amHouseH.Amdt.394 On agreeing to the Grayson amendment (A039) Agreed to by voice vote.
06/04/2015-12:20amHouseH.Amdt.394 Amendment (A039) offered by Mr. Grayson. (consideration: CR 6/3/2015 H3876; text: CR 6/3/2015 H3876)
06/04/2015-12:19amHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Stivers amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that 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.
06/04/2015-12:14amHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Stivers amendment.
06/04/2015-12:13amHouseH.Amdt.393 Amendment (A038) offered by Mr. Stivers. (consideration: CR 6/3/2015 H3875-3876; text: CR 6/3/2015 H3875)
06/04/2015-12:09amHouseH.Amdt.392 On agreeing to the Grayson amendment (A037) Agreed to by voice vote.
06/04/2015-12:08amHouseH.Amdt.392 Amendment (A037) offered by Mr. Grayson. (consideration: CR 6/3/2015 H3870; text: CR 6/3/2015 H3870)
06/04/2015-12:08amHouseH.Amdt.391 On agreeing to the Stivers amendment (A036) Agreed to by voice vote.
06/04/2015-12:05amHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Stivers amendment.
06/04/2015-12:05amHouseH.Amdt.391 Amendment (A036) offered by Mr. Stivers. (consideration: CR 6/3/2015 H3869-3870; text: CR 6/3/2015 H3869)
06/04/2015-12:01amHouseH.Amdt.390 On agreeing to the Grayson amendment (A035) Agreed to by voice vote.
06/04/2015-12:01amHouseH.Amdt.390 Amendment (A035) offered by Mr. Grayson. (consideration: CR 6/3/2015 H3868; text: CR 6/3/2015 H3868)
06/03/2015-11:59pmHouseH.Amdt.389 Mr. Diaz-Balart raised a point of order against the Green, Al amendment (A034). Mr. Diaz-Balart stated that the amendment seeks to cause a net increase in budget authority in violation of the provisions of H. Res. 5. The Chair sustained the point of order.
06/03/2015-11:55pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Al Green (TX) amendment, pending a reservation of a point of order.
06/03/2015-11:55pmHouseH.Amdt.389 Amendment (A034) offered by Mr. Green, Al. (consideration: CR H3866-3867; text: CR H3866)
06/03/2015-11:53pmHouseH.Amdt.388 On agreeing to the Nadler amendment (A033) Agreed to by voice vote.
06/03/2015-11:45pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Nadler amendment, pending a reservation of a point of order. Subsequently, the reservation was removed.
06/03/2015-11:45pmHouseH.Amdt.388 Amendment (A033) offered by Mr. Nadler. (consideration: CR H3865-3866; text: CR H3865)
06/03/2015-11:43pmHouseH.Amdt.387 On agreeing to the Grothman amendment (A032) Failed by voice vote.
06/03/2015-11:38pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Grothman amendment.
06/03/2015-11:38pmHouseH.Amdt.387 Amendment (A032) offered by Mr. Grothman. (consideration: CR H3863; text: CR H3863)
06/03/2015-11:31pmHouseH.Amdt.386 Mr. Diaz-Balart raised a point of order against the Nadler amendment (A031). Mr. Diaz-Balart stated that the amendment seeks to cause a net increase in budget authority in violation of the provisions of H. Res. 5. The Chair sustained the point of order.
06/03/2015-11:26pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Nadler amendment, pending a reservation of a point of order.
06/03/2015-11:25pmHouseH.Amdt.386 Amendment (A031) offered by Mr. Nadler. (consideration: CR H3861-3863; text: CR H3861)
06/03/2015-11:23pmHouseH.Amdt.385 Mr. Diaz-Balart raised a point of order against the Norton amendment (A030). Mr. Diaz-Balart stated that the amendment seeks to cause a net increase in budget authority in violation of the provisions of H. Res. 5. The Chair sustained the point of order.
06/03/2015-11:20pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Norton amendment, pending reservation of a point of order.
06/03/2015-11:20pmHouseH.Amdt.385 Amendment (A030) offered by Ms. Norton. (consideration: CR H3860-3861; text: CR H3860)
06/03/2015-11:19pmHouseH.Amdt.384 By unanimous consent, the Green, Al amendment was withdrawn. (consideration: CR H3860)
06/03/2015-11:15pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Al Green (TX) amendment, pending reservation of a point of order.
06/03/2015-11:15pmHouseH.Amdt.384 Amendment (A029) offered by Mr. Green, Al. (consideration: CR H3860; text: CR H3860)
06/03/2015-11:11pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Capps amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Capps demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
06/03/2015-11:05pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Capps amendment.
06/03/2015-11:05pmHouseH.Amdt.383 Amendment (A028) offered by Mrs. Capps. (consideration: CR H3856-3857; text: CR H3856-3857)
06/03/2015-11:05pmHouseH.Amdt.382 On agreeing to the Capps amendment (A027) Agreed to by voice vote.
06/03/2015-10:59pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Capps amendment.
06/03/2015-10:59pmHouseH.Amdt.382 Amendment (A027) offered by Mrs. Capps. (consideration: CR H3856; text: CR H3856)
06/03/2015-10:55pmHouseH.Amdt.381 Mr. Diaz-Balart raised a point of order against the Connolly amendment (A026). Mr. Diaz-Balart stated that the amendment seeks to cause a net increase in budget authority in violation of the provisions of H. Res. 5. The Chair sustained the point of order.
06/03/2015-10:49pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Connolly amendment, pending reservation of a point of order.
06/03/2015-10:49pmHouseH.Amdt.381 Amendment (A026) offered by Mr. Connolly. (consideration: CR H3854-3855; text: CR H3854)
06/03/2015-10:48pmHouseH.Amdt.380 By unanimous consent, the Mica amendment was withdrawn. (consideration: CR H3854)
06/03/2015-10:39pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Mica amendment No. 5.
06/03/2015-10:39pmHouseH.Amdt.380 Amendment (A025) offered by Mr. Mica. (consideration: CR H3853-3854; text: CR H3853)
06/03/2015-10:39pmHouseH.Amdt.379 On agreeing to the Grothman amendment (A024) Failed by voice vote.
06/03/2015-10:33pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Grothman amendment.
06/03/2015-10:33pmHouseH.Amdt.379 Amendment (A024) offered by Mr. Grothman. (consideration: CR H3852-3853; text: CR H3852)
06/03/2015-10:32pmHouseH.Amdt.378 On agreeing to the Langevin amendment Agreed to by voice vote.
06/03/2015-10:30pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Langevin amendment.
06/03/2015-10:30pmHouseH.Amdt.378 Amendment (A023) offered by Mr. Langevin. (consideration: CR H3852; text: CR H3852)
06/03/2015-10:28pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Second Brooks amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that 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.
06/03/2015-10:24pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Second Brooks amendment.
06/03/2015-10:24pmHouseH.Amdt.377 Amendment (A022) offered by Mr. Brooks (AL). (consideration: CR H3851; text: CR H3851)
06/03/2015-10:21pmHouseH.Amdt.376 Mr. Diaz-Balart raised a point of order against the Brown (FL) amendment (A021). Mr. Diaz-Balart stated that the amendment seeks to cause a net increase in budget authority in violation of the provisions of H. Res. 5. The Chair sustained the point of order.
06/03/2015-10:17pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Brown (FL) amendment, pending reservation of a point of order.
06/03/2015-10:17pmHouseH.Amdt.376 Amendment (A021) offered by Ms. Brown (FL). (consideration: CR H3850-3851; text: CR H3850)
06/03/2015-10:16pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the First Brooks amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Brooks demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
06/03/2015-10:05pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the First Brooks amendment.
06/03/2015-10:05pmHouseH.Amdt.375 Amendment (A020) offered by Mr. Brooks (AL). (consideration: CR H3848-3850; text: CR H3848)
06/03/2015-10:04pmHouseH.Amdt.374 On agreeing to the Titus amendment (A019) Agreed to by voice vote.
06/03/2015-9:59pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Titus amendment.
06/03/2015-9:59pmHouseH.Amdt.374 Amendment (A019) offered by Ms. Titus. (consideration: CR H3848; text: CR H3848)
06/03/2015-9:58pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Garrett amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Garrett demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
06/03/2015-9:50pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Garrett amendment.
06/03/2015-9:50pmHouseH.Amdt.373 Amendment (A018) offered by Mr. Garrett. (consideration: CR H3847; text: CR H3847)
06/03/2015-9:47pmHouseH.Amdt.372 On agreeing to the Gosar amendment (A017) Agreed to by voice vote.
06/03/2015-9:44pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gosar amendment.
06/03/2015-9:44pmHouseH.Amdt.372 Amendment (A017) offered by Mr. Gosar. (consideration: CR H3846; text: CR H3846)
06/03/2015-9:43pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Cartwright amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Cartwright demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
06/03/2015-9:33pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Cartwright amendment.
06/03/2015-9:33pmHouseH.Amdt.371 Amendment (A016) offered by Mr. Cartwright. (consideration: CR H3844-3845; text: CR H3844)
06/03/2015-9:26pmHouseH.Amdt.370 On agreeing to the Bridenstine amendment (A015) Agreed to by voice vote.
06/03/2015-9:22pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Bridenstine amendment.
06/03/2015-9:22pmHouseH.Amdt.370 Amendment (A015) offered by Mr. Bridenstine. (consideration: CR H3841-3842; text: CR H3841)
06/03/2015-9:21pmHouseH.Amdt.369 On agreeing to the Dold amendment (A014) Failed by voice vote.
06/03/2015-9:13pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Dold amendment.
06/03/2015-9:13pmHouseH.Amdt.369 Amendment (A014) offered by Mr. Dold. (consideration: CR H3840-3841; text: CR H3840)
06/03/2015-9:13pmHouseH.Amdt.368 By unanimous consent, the Lynch amendment was withdrawn. (consideration: CR H3840)
06/03/2015-9:09pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lynch amendment.
06/03/2015-9:09pmHouseH.Amdt.368 Amendment (A013) offered by Mr. Lynch. (consideration: CR H3840; text: CR H3840)
06/03/2015-9:08pmHouseH.Amdt.367 On agreeing to the Dold amendment (A012) Failed by voice vote.
06/03/2015-9:04pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Dold amendment.
06/03/2015-9:04pmHouseH.Amdt.367 Amendment (A012) offered by Mr. Dold. (consideration: CR H3839-3840; text: CR H3839)
06/03/2015-9:03pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Esty amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Esty demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
06/03/2015-8:57pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Esty amendment.
06/03/2015-8:57pmHouseH.Amdt.366 Amendment (A011) offered by Ms. Esty. (consideration: CR H3838-3839; text: CR H3838)
06/03/2015-8:56pmHouseH.Amdt.365 On agreeing to the LoBiondo amendment (A010) Agreed to by voice vote.
06/03/2015-8:53pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the LoBiondo amendment.
06/03/2015-8:53pmHouseH.Amdt.365 Amendment (A010) offered by Mr. LoBiondo. (consideration: CR H3838; text: CR H3838)
06/03/2015-8:52pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Walberg amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that 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.
06/03/2015-8:47pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Walberg amendment.
06/03/2015-8:47pmHouseH.Amdt.364 Amendment (A009) offered by Mr. Walberg. (consideration: CR H3837-3838; text: CR H3837)
06/03/2015-8:46pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the McClintock amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. McClintock demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
06/03/2015-8:38pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the McClintock amendment.
06/03/2015-8:38pmHouseH.Amdt.363 Amendment (A008) offered by Mr. McClintock. (consideration: CR H3836-3837; text: CR H3836)
06/03/2015-8:36pmHouseH.Amdt.362 On agreeing to the Dold amendment (A007) Failed by voice vote.
06/03/2015-8:29pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Dold amendment.
06/03/2015-8:29pmHouseH.Amdt.362 Amendment (A007) offered by Mr. Dold. (consideration: CR H3835-3836; text: CR H3835)
06/03/2015-8:27pmHouseH.Amdt.361 Mr. Diaz-Balart raised a point of order against the Waters, Maxine amendment (A006). Mr. Diaz-Balart stated that the amendment seeks to cause a net increase in budget authority in violation of the provisions of H. Res. 5. The Chair sustained the point of order.
06/03/2015-8:24pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Waters (CA) amendment, pending reservation of a point of order.
06/03/2015-8:24pmHouseH.Amdt.361 Amendment (A006) offered by Ms. Waters, Maxine. (consideration: CR H3834-3835; text: CR H3834)
06/03/2015-8:22pmHouseH.Amdt.360 Mr. Diaz-Balart raised a point of order against the Waters, Maxine amendment (A005). Mr. Diaz-Balart stated that the amendment seeks to cause a net increase in budget authority in violation of the provisions of H. Res. 5. The Chair sustained the point of order.
06/03/2015-8:17pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Waters (CA) amendment, pending reservation of a point of order.
06/03/2015-8:16pmHouseH.Amdt.360 Amendment (A005) offered by Ms. Waters, Maxine. (consideration: CR H3833-3834; text: CR H3833)
06/03/2015-8:16pmHouseH.Amdt.359 On agreeing to the Burgess amendment (A004) Agreed to by voice vote.
06/03/2015-8:12pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Burgess amendment.
06/03/2015-8:12pmHouseH.Amdt.359 Amendment (A004) offered by Mr. Burgess. (consideration: CR H3832-3833; text: CR H3832-3833)
06/03/2015-8:11pmHouseH.Amdt.358 On agreeing to the Meehan amendment (A003) Agreed to by voice vote.
06/03/2015-8:08pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Meehan amendment.
06/03/2015-8:08pmHouseH.Amdt.358 Amendment (A003) offered by Mr. Meehan. (consideration: CR H3832; text: CR H3832)
06/03/2015-8:07pmHouseH.Amdt.357 On agreeing to the Bustos amendment (A002) Agreed to by voice vote.
06/03/2015-8:03pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Bustos amendment.
06/03/2015-8:03pmHouseH.Amdt.357 Amendment (A002) offered by Mrs. Bustos. (consideration: CR H3832; text: CR H3832)
06/03/2015-8:03pmHouseH.Amdt.356 On agreeing to the Dent amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
06/03/2015-7:53pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Dent amendment.
06/03/2015-7:53pmHouseH.Amdt.356 Amendment (A001) offered by Mr. Dent. (consideration: CR H3830-3832; text: CR H3830)
06/03/2015-7:08pmHouseGENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 2577.
06/03/2015-7:08pmHouseThe Speaker designated the Honorable Rob Bishop to act as Chairman of the Committee.
06/03/2015-7:08pmHouseHouse resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 287 and Rule XVIII.
06/03/2015-7:07pmHouseResolution provides for consideration of both H.R. 2577 and H.R. 2578 under modified open rules.
06/03/2015-7:07pmHouseConsidered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 287. (consideration: CR H3817-3877; text of Title I as reported in House: CR H3830, H3833, H3836, H3837, H3838, H3842-3844, H3846, H3846-3847, H3848, H3850, H3852, H3853, H3855-3856, H3857-3858; text of Title II as reported in House: CR H3858-3860, H3863-3865, H3866, H3867-3868, H3868-3869, H3870-3872, H3872-3873; text of Title III as reported in House: CR H3873-3874; text of Title IV as reported in House: CR H3874-3875)
06/01/2015-8:03pmHouseRules Committee Resolution H. Res. 287 Reported to House. Resolution provides for consideration of both H.R. 2577 and H.R. 2578 under modified open rules.
05/27/2015HousePlaced on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 92.
05/27/2015HouseThe House Committee on Appropriations reported an original measure, H. Rept. 114-129, by Mr. Diaz-Balart.
Action By: Committee on Appropriations
04/29/2015SenateCommittee on Appropriations Senate Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies . Hearings held on the subject prior to measure being received from the House. Hearings printed: S. Hrg. 114-615.
Action By: Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies
04/22/2015SenateCommittee on Appropriations Senate Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies . Hearings held on the subject prior to measure being received from the House. Hearings printed: S. Hrg. 114-615.
Action By: Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies
03/11/2015SenateCommittee on Appropriations Senate Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies . Hearings held on the subject prior to measure being received from the House. Hearings printed: S. Hrg. 114-615.
Action By: Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies

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Senate Appropriations06/10/2015 Referred to
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House Appropriations05/27/2015 Reported original measure H. Rept. 114-129

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Conference report filed in House (06/22/2016)

Highlights:

This bill provides FY2017 appropriations for Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies and provides FY2016 supplemental appropriations to respond to the Zika virus.

The bill includes four divisions:

  • the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017;
  • the Zika Response and Preparedness Appropriations Act, 2016;
  • the Zika Vector Control Act; and
  • Rescissions of Funds.

Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017

This division provides FY2017 appropriations to the Department of Defense (DOD) for military construction, military family housing, the U.S. share of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Security Investment Program, and base closures and realignments.

The division also provides appropriations to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for veterans benefit and health care programs, Departmental Administration, and the National Cemetery Administration.

Related agencies and programs funded in the division include the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims; the Armed Forces Retirement Home; and the Cemeterial Expenses of the Army, including Arlington National Cemetery.

The division includes both mandatory and discretionary funding. It increases FY2017 discretionary funding for Military Construction and Veterans Affairs above FY2016 levels, including an increase for the VA and a decrease for Military Construction.

The division includes provisions that:

  • permit the VA to pay for fertility treatments, counseling, and adoption expenses for veterans with certain service-connected disabilities;
  • establish additional procedures and protections for VA whistle-blowers;
  • and prohibit funds from being used for: (1) constructing, renovating, or expanding a facility for the purpose of housing individuals detained at U.S. Naval Station at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba; and (2) closing or transferring the facility.

Zika Response and Preparedness Appropriations Act, 2016

This division provides FY2016 supplemental appropriations to the Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS) and State to respond to the Zika virus.

The division permits the funds to be used for the duration of FY2017, designates the funds as emergency requirements, and sets forth congressional reporting and notification requirements.

Zika Vector Control Act

This division waives for 180 days certain permit requirements under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (commonly known as the Clean Water Act) for pesticides being used to control mosquitos for the prevention and control of the Zika virus.

Rescissions Of Funds

This division rescinds specified unobligated balances of funds that were provided for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the response to the Ebola virus.

Full Summary:

Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017, and Zika Response and Preparedness Act

(Sec. 3) Specifies that references to "this Act" included in any division refer only to the provisions of the division unless the bill expressly provides otherwise.

(Sec. 4) Specifies that the sums in this bill are appropriated out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated for FY2017.

(Sec. 5) Specifies that each amount in this bill designated by Congress as an emergency requirement is contingent on the President also designating all of the emergency amounts and transmitting the designations to Congress.

Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017

DIVISION A--MILITARY CONSTRUCTION, VETERANS AFFAIRS, AND RELATED AGENCIES APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2017

TITLE I--DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Provides appropriations to the Department of Defense (DOD) for Military Construction for:

  • the Army;
  • the Navy and Marine Corps;
  • the Air Force;
  • Defense-Wide agencies and activities (other than military departments);
  • the Army and Air National Guard; and
  • the Army, Navy, and Air Force Reserves.

Provides appropriations to DOD for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Security Investment Program.

Provides appropriations to DOD for Construction and Operation and Maintenance of Family Housing for:

  • the Army,
  • the Navy and Marine Corps,
  • the Air Force, and
  • Defense-Wide agencies and activities (other than military departments).

Provides appropriations for the Department of Defense Family Housing Improvement Fund.

Provides appropriations for the Department of Defense Base Closure Account.

(Sec. 101) Prohibits funds provided by this title from being used for payments exceeding $25,000 for construction in the United States under a cost-plus-a-fixed-fee contract without DOD approval. Includes an exception for work that is to be performed in Alaska.

(Sec. 102) Permits construction funds provided by this title to be used for hiring passenger motor vehicles.

(Sec. 103) Permits construction funds provided by this title to be used for advances to the Federal Highway Administration for the construction of access roads DOD has certified as important to national defense.

(Sec. 104) Prohibits funds provided by this title from being used to begin construction of new bases in the United States without a specific appropriation.

(Sec. 105) Prohibits funds provided by this title from being used to purchase land or land easements in excess of 100% of the value as determined by the Army Corps of Engineers or the Naval Facilities Engineering Command. Includes exceptions for: (1) determinations of value by a federal court, (2) purchases negotiated by the Attorney General or a designee, (3) values less than $25,000, and (4) DOD determinations that the purchase is in the public interest.

(Sec. 106) Prohibits funds provided by this title from being used to acquire land, provide for site preparation, or install utilities for family housing, except housing for which appropriations have been provided.

(Sec. 107) Prohibits funds provided by this title for minor construction from being used to transfer or relocate any activity from one base or installation to another without notifying Congress in advance.

(Sec. 108) Prohibits funds provided by this title from being used to procure steel for construction unless American producers, fabricators, and manufacturers have been allowed to compete for the procurement.

(Sec. 109) Prohibits funds provided to DOD for military construction or family housing during the current fiscal year from being used to pay real property taxes in any foreign nation.

(Sec. 110) Prohibits funds provided by this title from being used to initiate a new installation overseas without notifying Congress in advance.

(Sec. 111) Prohibits funds provided by this title from being used for architect and engineer contracts estimated to exceed $500,000 for projects in Japan, NATO member countries, or countries bordering the Arabian Gulf unless the contracts are awarded to U.S. firms or joint ventures with U.S. firms.

(Sec. 112) Prohibits funds provided by this title for military construction in U.S. territories and possessions in the Pacific and on Kwajalein Atoll, or in countries bordering the Arabian Gulf from being used to award a contract over $1 million to a foreign contractor. Includes exceptions.

(Sec. 113) Requires DOD to notify Congress in advance of military exercises if construction costs are expected to exceed $100,000.

(Sec. 114) Permits funds appropriated to DOD for construction in prior years to be used for construction projects authorized during the current session of Congress.

(Sec. 115) Permits expired or lapsed funds to be used to pay for supervision, inspection, overhead, engineering, and design costs for military construction or family housing projects being completed with lapsed or expired funds.

(Sec. 116) Permits funds provided for the construction of military projects to be available for five years if: (1) the funds are obligated from funds available for military construction, and (2) do not exceed the amount appropriated or permitted by law.

(Sec. 117) Permits the following transfers if Congress is notified and specified conditions are met:

  • to the Department of Defense Family Housing Improvement Fund from appropriations for construction in Family Housing accounts, and
  • to the Department of Defense Military Unaccompanied Housing Improvement Fund from appropriations for construction of military unaccompanied housing in Military Construction accounts.

(Sec. 118) Permits the transfer of funds from the Department of Defense Base Closure Account to the fund established to pay expenses associated with the Homeowners Assistance Program under the Demonstration Cities and Metropolitan Development Act of 1966.

(Sec. 119) Provides that funds for operation and maintenance of family housing in this title shall be the only source of funds for repair and maintenance of all family housing units, including general or flag officer quarters. Sets forth limitations and requirements for expenditures for maintenance and repair of general or flag officer quarters.

(Sec. 120) Appropriates funds contained in the Ford Island Improvement Account to remain available until expended or transferred.

(Sec. 121) Permits the transfer of unobligated balances of expired military construction and family housing funds into the Foreign Currency Fluctuations--Construction--Defense account.

(Sec. 122) Prohibits the Army from using funds provided by this division to relocate a unit that: (1) performs a required testing mission or function not performed by any other unit, and (2) is located at a military installation where the total number of Army civilian employees and contractor personnel exceeds 10% of the regular and reserve Army personnel. Includes an exception if the Army notifies Congress of the relocation's compliance with Army Regulation 5-10 concerning stationing actions.

(Sec. 123) Permits funds provided to an account in this title to be transferred among projects and activities within the account subject to specified DOD reprogramming guidelines for military and family housing construction.

(Sec. 124) Prohibits DOD military construction funds provided in this title from being used for the planning, design, and construction of projects at Arlington National Cemetery.

(Sec. 125) Provides specified additional funds to remain available through FY2021 for unfunded military construction priorities.

(Sec. 126) Provides specified additional funds to the Navy and Marine Corps to remain available through FY2021 for unfunded military construction priorities.

(Sec. 127) Rescinds specified unobligated balances from Military Construction accounts and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Security Investment Program.

(Sec. 128) Rescinds specified unobligated balances from the fund established by the Demonstration Cities and Metropolitan Development Act of 1966 for expenses associated with the Homeowners Assistance Program.

(Sec. 129) Defines "congressional defense committees" to include the House and Senate Armed Services Committees and Appropriations Subcommittees on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs.

(Sec. 130) Prohibits funds provided by this division from being used for the closure or realignment of the U.S. Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

(Sec. 131) Prohibits funds from being used to consolidate or relocate any element of a U.S. Air Force Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineer (RED HORSE) squadron outside of the United States until the Air Force: (1) submits to Congress an analysis and comparison of the cost and investment required to consolidate or relocate a RED HORSE squadron outside of the United States versus within the United States, and (2) certifies to Congress that the preferred site yields the greatest savings.

TITLE II--DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

Provides appropriations to the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) for:

  • Compensation and Pensions,
  • Readjustment Benefits,
  • Veterans Insurance and Indemnities,
  • the Veterans Housing Benefit Program Fund,
  • the Vocational Rehabilitation Loans Program Account,
  • the Native American Veteran Housing Loan Program Account, and
  • General Operating Expenses.

Provides appropriations to the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) for:

  • Medical Services,
  • Medical Community Care,
  • Medical Support and Compliance,
  • Medical Facilities, and
  • Medical and Prosthetic Research.

Provides appropriations to the National Cemetery Administration.

Provides appropriations to the VA for Departmental Administration, including:

  • General Administration,
  • the Board of Veterans Appeals,
  • Information Technology Systems,
  • the Office of Inspector General,
  • Construction--Major Projects,
  • Construction--Minor Projects,
  • Grants for Construction of State Extended Care Facilities, and
  • Grants for Construction of Veterans Cemeteries.

Prohibits the expenditure of specified information technology funds for the Veterans Health Information Systems and Technology Architecture (VistA) Evolution Program until the VA submits to Congress reports including specified details regarding the status, costs, and plans for the program.

Withholds specified VHA construction funds until the VA:

  • enters an agreement with a non-VA federal entity to serve as the design and/ or construction agent for any VHA major construction project that exceeds $100 million, and
  • certifies that an agreement is executed to minimize or prevent subsequent major construction project cost overruns.

(Sec. 201) Specifies transfer authorities and requirements for the VBA.

(Sec. 202) Specifies transfer authorities and requirements for the VHA.

(Sec. 203) Permits appropriations for salaries and expenses to be used for employment of temporary or intermittent experts and consultants, hire of passenger vehicles, lease of a facility or land, and uniforms.

(Sec. 204) Prohibits appropriations in this title other than Construction--Major Projects and Construction--Minor Projects from being used for land acquisition or construction of any new hospital or home.

(Sec. 205) Requires the VA to be reimbursed for medical services it provides to any person not defined as a beneficiary under specified laws.

(Sec. 206) Permits appropriations provided by this title for Compensation and Pensions, Readjustment Benefits, and Veterans Insurance and Indemnities to be used for payment of accrued obligations for the accounts recorded in the last quarter of FY2016.

(Sec. 207) Permits appropriations provided by this title to be used to pay specified prior year obligations. Requires obligations from trust fund accounts to be paid only from the Compensation and Pensions account.

(Sec. 208) Requires the VA to use surplus earnings from the National Service Life Insurance Fund, the Veterans' Special Life Insurance Fund, and the United States Government Life Insurance Fund to reimburse the General Operating Expenses--Veterans Benefits Administration and Information Technology Systems accounts for the costs to administer the insurance programs during FY2017.

(Sec. 209) Permits amounts deducted from enhanced-use lease proceeds for reimbursement of expenses from a prior year to be obligated in the year in which the proceeds are received.

(Sec. 210) Permits funds provided by this title for salaries and other administrative expenses to be used to reimburse the Office of Resolution Management and the Office of Employment Discrimination Complaint Adjudication within specified limits.

(Sec. 211) Requires the VA to collect third-party reimbursement information prior to providing hospital care, nursing home care, or medical services for a non-service connected disability. Permits the VA to recover reasonable charges for care from anyone who has not provided the required disclosures.

(Sec. 212) Permits enhanced-use leasing revenues to be deposited into the Construction--Major Projects and Construction--Minor Projects accounts to be used for construction, alterations, and improvements of VA medical facilities.

(Sec. 213) Permits funds provided for Medical Services to be used for: (1) furnishing recreational facilities, supplies, and equipment; and (2) funeral and burial expenses.

(Sec. 214) Permits funds deposited in the Medical Care Collections Fund to be transferred to the Medical Services and Medical Community Care accounts and remain available until expended for the purposes of those accounts.

(Sec. 215) Permits the VA to enter into agreements with Federally Qualified Health Centers in Alaska and certain Indian tribes and tribal organizations to provide healthcare, including behavioral health and dental care, to veterans in rural Alaska. Defines "rural Alaska" as those lands which are not within the boundaries of the municipality of Anchorage or the Fairbanks North Star Borough.

(Sec. 216) Permits funds deposited into the Department of Veterans Affairs Capital Asset Fund to be transferred to the Construction--Major Projects and Construction--Minor Projects accounts to remain available until expended.

(Sec. 217) Rescinds specified funds from the Medical Services account to enable the establishment of the Medical Community Care account.

(Sec. 218) Requires the VA to report quarterly to Congress on the financial status of the VA.

(Sec. 219) Permits specified FY2017 VA funds to be transferred to or from the Information Technology Systems account if approved by Congress.

(Sec. 220) Prohibits funds from being used to: (1) convert to contractor performance an activity or function performed by more than 10 federal employees unless the conversion is based on the result of a public-private competition that meets specified criteria, or (2) conduct studies comparing the costs of private and government provision of certain VHA products and services without a specific appropriation for that purpose.

(Sec. 221) Permits specified FY2017 VA funds provided for medical accounts, Construction--Minor Projects, and Information Technology Systems to be transferred to the Joint Department of Defense-Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Facility Demonstration Fund and used for the operation of combined federal medical facilities.

(Sec. 222) Permits specified FY2018 VA advance funding provided for medical accounts to be transferred to the Joint Department of Defense-Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Facility Demonstration Fund and used for the operation of combined federal medical facilities.

(Sec. 223) Permits transfers from the Medical Care Collections Fund to the Joint Department of Defense-Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Facility Demonstration Fund for the operation of combined federal medical facilities.

(Sec. 224) Requires specified funds from the Medical Services, Medical Support and Compliance, and Medical Facilities accounts to be transferred to the DOD-VA Health Care Sharing Incentive Fund to remain available until expended.

(Sec. 225) Prohibits the VA from using funds to replace the current system that the Veterans Integrated Service Networks use to select and contract for diabetes monitoring supplies and equipment.

(Sec. 226) Directs the VA to notify Congress of all bid savings in major construction projects that total at least $5 million or 5% of the programmed amount of the project, whichever is less.

(Sec. 227) Prohibits the scope of work for a project included in Construction--Major Projects from being increased above the original budget request without congressional approval.

(Sec. 228) Requires the VA to submit to Congress a quarterly report containing performance measures and data from each VBA regional office.

(Sec. 229) Limits funds from the Medical Support and Compliance account that may be used for the Veterans Health Information Systems and Technology Architecture (VistA) Evolution and electronic health record interoperability projects. Permits additional funds to be obligated for this purpose if Congress is notified in advance.

(Sec. 230) Directs the VA to notify Congress before organizational changes that result in the transfer of 25 or more full-time equivalent staff from one organizational unit to another.

(Sec. 231) Requires the VA to report to Congress quarterly regarding any single national outreach and awareness campaign exceeding $2 million.

(Sec. 232) Permits the VA to transfer funds to the Medical Services account if the transfer is necessary to address the needs of the VHA, meets specified requirements, and is approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and Congress.

(Sec. 233) Permits FY2017 funds provided for the Board of Veterans Appeals and General Operating Expenses--Veterans Benefits Administration to be transferred between those accounts if Congress approves the transfer.

(Sec. 234) Prohibits the VA from reprogramming more than $5 million in funds among major construction projects or programs without congressional approval.

(Sec. 235) Rescinds specified unobligated balances from the DOD-VA Health Care Sharing Incentive Fund.

(Sec. 236) Rescinds specified unobligated balances from the VA Medical Services, Medical Support and Compliance, and Medical Facilities accounts.

(Sec. 237) Rescinds specified unobligated balances of funds provided to the VA.

(Sec. 238) Requires the VA to ensure that the toll-free suicide hotline authorized under current law: (1) provides individuals who contact the hotline with immediate assistance from a trained professional, and (2) adheres to all requirements of the American Association of Suicidology.

(Sec. 239) Requires the VA to treat a marriage and family therapist as qualified to serve in the VA if the therapist meets specified educational and licensing requirements.

(Sec. 240) Prohibits funds from being used to close or diminish services at certain VA medical facilities until the VA submits to Congress a national realignment strategy.

(Sec. 241) Prohibits the VA from transferring funds from the Filipino Veterans Equity Compensation Fund to any other VA account.

(Sec. 242) Amends the Veterans' Mental Health and Other Care Improvements Act of 2008 to extend through FY2017 the pilot program to provide health care services to veterans in rural areas by contracting with non-VA health care providers

(Sec. 243) Eliminates copayments for: (1) opioid antagonists that are provided to a veteran who is at high risk for overdose of a specific medication or substance in order to reverse the effect of an overdose, and (2) education on the use of opioid antagonists to reverse the effects of overdoses of a specific medication or substance.

(Sec. 244) Specifies requirements for the Office of Inspector General to provide the VA, Congress, and other entities with access to its reports.

(Sec. 245) Provides specified funds from the Medical Services account to carry out and expand to each VA medical center the pilot program for providing child care assistance to veterans receiving health care.

(Sec. 246) Requires the VA to disclose to a state controlled substance monitoring program information about a veteran or a dependent that is necessary to prevent misuse and diversion of prescription medicine.

(Sec. 247) Establishes additional procedures for filing whistle-blower complaints at the VA and for protecting whistle-blowers from retaliation.

Permits VA employees to file complaints with immediate and next-level supervisors, and ultimately with the VA after having properly filed a complaint at each supervisory level.

Provides that, if a supervisor makes a positive determination regarding a complaint, the VA must: (1) inform the employee of the ability to volunteer for a transfer, and (2) give preference to the transfer.

Requires the central VA whistle-blower office to investigate all complaints, regardless of whether the complaints are made by or against an employee who is not a Senior Executive Service member.

Requires the VA to: (1) carry out specified adverse actions against supervisors that retaliate by committing prohibited personnel actions relating to a complaint, and (2) provide employees with annual training regarding whistle-blower complaints.

(Sec. 248) Specifies documentation that DOD may accept to verify that a coastwise merchant seaman performed active duty service under honorable conditions. Permits the individuals whose service is recognized as honorable to be: (1) awarded an appropriate medal, ribbon, or other military decoration based on the service; and (2) honored as a veteran with benefits limited to those described in this provision.

(Sec. 249) Permits the VA to provide a monthly assistance allowance to certain disabled veterans competing on U.S. Olympic teams.

(Sec. 250) Adds coverage under the VA beneficiary travel program for the travel expenses of a veteran with vision impairment, a spinal cord injury or disorder, or double or multiple amputations whose travel is in connection with care provided through a special disabilities rehabilitation program of the VA if the care is provided on an in-patient basis and during a period in which the VA provides the veteran with temporary lodging at a VA facility to make the care more accessible.

Requires the VA to report to Congress on beneficiary travel program, including the cost and the number of veterans served by the program.

(Sec. 251) Requires the VA to establish a program to conduct inspections of kitchens and food service areas at each VA medical facility. Specifies that: (1) the inspections must occur at least annually, and (2) the program's goal is to ensure that the same standards for kitchens and food service areas at hospitals in the private sector are being met at VA medical facilities. Specifies requirements for an agreement for conducting the inspections, remediation plans, and reports to Congress.

(Sec. 252) Requires the VA to establish a program to conduct risk-based inspections for mold and mold issues at each VA medical facility. Specifies requirements for an agreement for conducting the inspections, the frequency of inspections, remediation plans, and reports to Congress.

(Sec. 253) Extends a requirement for the VA to report to Congress on its capacity to provide for specialized treatment and rehabilitative needs of disabled veterans.

(Sec. 254) Permits the VA to use funds provided by this title to ensure that the ratio of veterans to full-time employment equivalents within any rehabilitation program does not exceed 125 veterans to one full-time employment equivalent.

Requires the VA to report to Congress on rehabilitation programs including: (1) an assessment of the veteran-to-staff ratio for each program, and (2) recommendations to reduce the veteran-to-staff ratio for each program.

(Sec. 255) Requires departments and agencies funded by this division to provide an Inspector General (IG) funded by this division with timely access to records, documents, or other materials available to the department or agency over which the IG has responsibility. Requires each IG to comply with specified statutory limitations on disclosure of the information provided.

(Sec. 256) Prohibits the VA from using funds provided by this title to enter into an agreement related to resolving a dispute or claim with an individual that would restrict the individual from speaking to members of Congress or their staff on any topic not otherwise prohibited from disclosure by federal law or required by Executive Order to be kept secret in the interest of national defense or the conduct of foreign affairs.

(Sec. 257) Requires specified funds provided by this division for Medical Services to be used for: (1) adaptive sports programs for disabled veterans and members of the Armed Forces; and (2) payment of a monthly assistance allowance to a disabled veteran invited by the U.S. Olympic Committee to compete for a slot on, or selected for, the Paralympic Team.

(Sec. 258) Specifies details that must be included in the budget justification documents submitted for the Construction--Major Projects account.

(Sec. 259) Authorizes appropriations for the VA to carry out specified major medical facility projects.

(Sec. 260) Permits VA Medical Services funds to be used to provide: (1) fertility counseling and treatment using assisted reproductive technology to a covered veteran or the spouse of a covered veteran, or (2) adoption reimbursement to a covered veteran. Defines a "covered veteran" as a veteran who has a service-connected disability that results in the inability of the veteran to procreate without the use of fertility treatment.

TITLE III--RELATED AGENCIES

Provides appropriations for related agencies, including:

  • the American Battle Monuments Commission;
  • the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims;
  • Cemeterial Expenses of the Army, including Arlington National Cemetery and Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery; and
  • the Armed Forces Retirement Home.

(Sec. 301) Permits funds for Cemeterial Expenses--Army to be provided to Arlington County, Virginia to relocate a federally owned water main at Arlington National Cemetery to make additional land available for ground burials.

(Sec. 302) Permits funds from concessions at Army National Military Cemeteries to be used to support activities at the cemeteries.

TITLE IV--OVERSEAS CONTINGENCY OPERATIONS

Provide appropriations to DOD for Overseas Contingency Operations Military Construction projects for the:

  • Army,
  • Navy and Marine Corps,
  • Air Force, and
  • Defense-Wide agencies and activities

Designates the amounts provided in this title as for Overseas Contingency Operations/ Global War on Terrorism pursuant to the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.

(Sec. 401) Specifies that funds designated by in this division by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism are only available if the President subsequently designates the amounts and transmits the designations to the Congress.

TITLE V--GENERAL PROVISIONS

(Sec. 501) Prohibits the obligation of funds in this division beyond the current fiscal year unless expressly permitted in this division.

(Sec. 502) Prohibits the use of funds provided by this division for programs, projects, or activities not in compliance with federal laws related to risk assessment, the protection of private property rights, or unfunded mandates.

(Sec. 503) Encourages all departments and agencies funded in this division to expand their use of "E-Commerce" technologies and procedures.

(Sec. 504) Specifies the congressional committees that are to receive all reports and notifications required by this division.

(Sec. 505) Prohibits the transfer of funds to any part of the U.S. government without authority provided by an appropriations law.

(Sec. 506) Prohibits funds provided by this division from being used for a project or program named for an individual serving as a Member, Delegate, or Resident Commissioner of the U.S. House of Representatives.

(Sec. 507) Requires agencies to post reports submitted to Congress on the public website of the agency. Includes exceptions for national security and confidential or proprietary information.

(Sec. 508) Prohibits the use of funds provided by this division for a computer network unless pornography is blocked, with the exception of law enforcement, prosecution, or adjudication activities.

(Sec. 509) Prohibits the use of funds provided by this division for first-class travel by an employee of the executive branch.

(Sec. 510) Prohibits the use of funds provided by this division for any contract where the contractor has not complied with E-Verify requirements for verification of eligibility for employment.

(Sec. 511) Prohibits DOD or the VA from using funds provided by this division to purchase or lease a new vehicle except in accordance with Presidential Memorandum--Federal Fleet Performance, dated May 24, 2011.

(Sec. 512) Prohibits the use of funds provided by this division for the renovation, expansion, or construction of any facility in the United States to house any individual detained at the United States Naval Station at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Includes an exception for modification to the facility at Guantanamo Bay.

Zika Response and Preparedness Appropriations Act, 2016

DIVISION B--ZIKA RESPONSE AND PREPAREDNESS

Provides FY2016 supplemental appropriations to the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of State, and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the Zika virus.

Designates the funds as an emergency requirement under the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 and permits the funds to remain available through FY2017. (Emergency funds are exempt from discretionary spending limits and other budget enforcement procedures.)

TITLE I--DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Provides FY2016 supplemental appropriations to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the Zika virus, health conditions related to the virus, and other vector-borne diseases, domestically and internationally.

Provides appropriations to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for CDC-Wide Activities and Program Support.

Provides appropriations to the National Institutes of Health for the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

Provides appropriations to the Office of the Secretary for the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund.

(Sec. 101) Permits HHS, the State Department, and the USAID to use funds to appoint candidates for positions to perform critical work relating to the Zika response, without regard to specified requirements regarding hiring preferences if: (1) public notice has been given, and (2) HHS has determined that a public health threat exists.

(Sec. 102) Permits funds provided by this title to be transferred between specified HHS accounts if certain requirements are met.

(Sec. 103) Requires HHS to submit to Congress a detailed spending plan for funds provided by this title.

(Sec. 104) Provides funding to the HHS Office of Inspector General and the Government Accountability Office (GAO) for the oversight of activities funded by this title.

TITLE II--DEPARTMENT OF STATE

Provides appropriations to the State Department to support response efforts related to the Zika virus, health conditions related to the virus, and other vector-borne diseases.

Provides appropriations for the Administration of Foreign Affairs, including:

  • Diplomatic and Consular Programs,
  • Emergencies in the Diplomatic and Consular Service, and
  • the Repatriation Loans Program Account.

Provides appropriations to the USAID for Operating Expenses.

Provides appropriations for Bilateral Economic Assistance for Global Health Programs.

(Sec. 201) Permits funds provided by this title to be transferred between specified accounts and sets forth requirements and restrictions for the transfers.

(Sec. 202) Prohibits funds provided by this title from being obligated unless the State Department or the USAID notifies Congress 15 days in advance of the obligation.

(Sec. 203) Requires the State Department and the USAID to submit to Congress, prior to obligating funds provided by this title, a consolidated report on the anticipated uses of such funds on a country and project basis, including estimated personnel and administrative costs.

(Sec. 204) Provides funding to the USAID Office of Inspector General and the GAO for the oversight of activities funded by this title.

(Sec. 205) Rescinds specified unobligated balances of funds that were provided to the USAID to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the Ebola virus disease outbreak.

TITLE III--GENERAL PROVISIONS--THIS DIVISION

(Sec. 301) Provides that, unless otherwise indicated by this division, funds provided by this division are subject to the requirements contained in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016.

(Sec. 302) Permits fund provided by this division to be used for contracts with individuals for the provision of personal services within the United States and abroad, subject to congressional notification requirements. Prohibits the individuals from being deemed U.S. employees for the purpose of any law administered by the Office of Personnel Management.

(Sec. 303) Specifies that any amount provided by this division that is designated as an emergency requirement, subsequently designated by the President, and is transferred pursuant to authorities provided in the division, retains the emergency designation.

(Sec. 304) Specifies that this division becomes effective immediately upon enactment of this bill.

Zika Vector Control Act

DIVISION C- ZIKA VECTOR CONTROL

(Sec. 2) Provides that, for the 180 day period following the date of enactment of this bill, the Environmental Protection Agency or a state may not require a permit under the Clean Water Act for the discharge of certain pesticides from a point source into navigable waters for the prevention or control of the Zika virus. (Point source pollution is waste discharged from a distinct place, such as a pipe, channel, or tunnel.)

Applies the waiver of permit requirements to discharges from the application by an entity authorized under state or local law, such as a vector control district, of a pesticide in compliance with all relevant requirements of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act to control mosquitos or mosquito larvae for the prevention or control of the Zika virus.

DIVISION D--RESCISSIONS OF FUNDS

(Sec. 101) Rescinds specified unobligated balances of funds that were provided for:

  • the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act,
  • the Department of Health and Human Service's Non-Recurring Expenses Fund, and
  • the Economic Support Fund for Ebola response and preparedness.