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Titles (9)

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Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018

Other Short Titles for portions of a bill
  • Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief, 2019
  • Further Additional Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

Child Protection Improvements Act of 2017

Short Titles as Introduced

Child Protection Improvements Act of 2017

Short Titles - Senate

Short Titles as Passed Senate

Child Protection Improvements Act of 2017

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Titles as Amended by House

To amend the National Child Protection Act of 1993 to establish a voluntary national criminal history background check system and criminal history review program for certain individuals who, related to their employment, have access to children, the elderly, or individuals with disabilities, and for other purposes.

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the National Child Protection Act of 1993 to establish a national criminal history background check system and criminal history review program for certain individuals who, related to their employment, have access to children, the elderly, or individuals with disabilities, and for other purposes.

Official Titles - Senate

Official Titles as Amended by Senate

A bill to amend the National Child Protection Act of 1993 to establish a voluntary national criminal history background check system and criminal history review program for certain individuals who, related to their employment, have access to children, the elderly, or individuals with disabilities, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (8)

Date
12/20/2018Resolving differences -- House actions: On motion that the House agree with an amendment to the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 217 - 185 (Roll no. 472).(text: CR H10486-10492)
12/19/2018Resolving differences -- Senate actions: Senate concurred in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 695 with an amendment (SA 4163) by Voice Vote.(consideration: CR S7826-7827; S7899)
01/30/2018Resolving differences -- House actions: On motion that the House agree with an amendment to the Senate amendments Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 250 - 166 (Roll no. 49).(text as House agreed to Senate amendments: CR H699-719)
10/16/2017Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title by Unanimous Consent.
10/16/2017Senate Committee on the Judiciary discharged by Unanimous Consent.
05/22/2017Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H4409)
05/22/2017Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 115-138.
01/24/2017Introduced in House

All Actions (80)

Date Chamber
01/02/2019SenateConsidered by Senate (Message from the House considered). (consideration: CR S8051)
12/27/2018SenateConsidered by Senate (Message from the House considered). (consideration: CR S8047)
12/22/2018SenateConsidered by Senate (Message from the House considered). (consideration: CR S8022-8025)
12/21/2018SenateMotion by Senator McConnell to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 695 made in Senate.
12/21/2018SenateMeasure laid before Senate by motion. (consideration: CR S8007-8011)
12/21/2018SenateMotion to proceed to consideration of the House message to accompany H.R. 695 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 48 - 47. Record Vote Number: 274.
12/21/2018SenateMessage on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate amendment to House amendment to Senate amendment.
12/20/2018-7:58pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12/20/2018-7:58pmHouseOn motion that the House agree with an amendment to the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 217 - 185 (Roll no. 472). (text: CR H10486-10492)
12/20/2018-7:33pmHouseThe previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
12/20/2018-6:35pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 1183, the House proceeded with one hour of debate on Frelinghuysen motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment with an amendment.
12/20/2018-6:32pmHouseMr. Frelinghuysen moved that the House agree with an amendment to the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment. (consideration: CR H10485-10500; text: CR H10485-10486)
12/19/2018SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
12/19/2018SenateS.Amdt.4163 Amendment SA 4163 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
12/19/2018SenateSenate concurred in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 695 with an amendment (SA 4163) by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S7826-7827; S7899)
12/19/2018SenateS.Amdt.4164 Proposed amendment SA 4164 withdrawn in Senate. (consideration: CR S7899)
12/19/2018SenateS.Amdt.4167 SA 4167 fell when SA 4166 fell.
12/19/2018SenateS.Amdt.4166 SA 4166 fell when SA 4165 withdrawn.
12/19/2018SenateS.Amdt.4165 Proposed amendment SA 4165 withdrawn in Senate. (consideration: CR S7827)
12/19/2018SenateMotion by Senator McConnell to refer to Senate Committee on Appropriations the House message to accompany H.R. 695 with instructions to report back forthwith with the following amendment (SA 4165) withdrawn in Senate.
12/19/2018SenateS.Amdt.1924 SA 1924 fell when SA 1923 fell.
12/19/2018SenateS.Amdt.1923 SA 1923 fell when SA 1922 withdrawn.
12/19/2018SenateS.Amdt.1922 Proposed amendment SA 1922 withdrawn in Senate.
12/19/2018SenateMotion by Senator McConnell to refer to Senate Committee on Appropriations the House message to accompany H.R. 695 with instructions to report back forthwith with the following amendment (SA 1922) withdrawn in Senate.
12/19/2018SenateS.Amdt.4167 Amendment SA 4167 proposed by Senator McConnell to Amendment SA 4166. (consideration: CR C7827; text: CR S7827) Of a perfecting nature.
12/19/2018SenateS.Amdt.4166 Amendment SA 4166 proposed by Senator McConnell to Amendment SA 4165 (the instructions of the motion to refer). (consideration: CR S7827; text: CR S7827) Of a perfecting nature.
12/19/2018SenateS.Amdt.4165 Amendment SA 4165 proposed by Senator McConnell. (consideration: CR S7827; text: CR S7827) To change the enactment date.
12/19/2018SenateMotion by Senator McConnell to refer to Senate Committee on Appropriations the House message to accompany H.R. 695 with instructions to report back forthwith with the following amendment (SA 4165) made in Senate.
12/19/2018SenateS.Amdt.4164 Amendment SA 4164 proposed by Senator McConnell to Amendment SA 4163. (consideration: CR S7827; text: CR S7827) To change the enactment date.
12/19/2018SenateS.Amdt.4163 Amendment SA 4163 proposed by Senator McConnell. (consideration: CR S7826-7827; text: CR S7826-7827) In the nature of a substitute.
12/19/2018SenateMotion by Senator McConnell to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 695 with an amendment (SA 4163) made in Senate.
12/19/2018SenateS.Amdt.1924 Considered by Senate (Message from the House considered).
12/19/2018SenateS.Amdt.1923 Considered by Senate (Message from the House considered).
12/19/2018SenateS.Amdt.1922 Considered by Senate (Message from the House considered).
12/19/2018SenateConsidered by Senate (Message from the House considered).
02/08/2018SenateCloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 695 not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 55 - 44. Record Vote Number: 29. (CR S798)
02/08/2018SenateConsidered by Senate (Message from the House considered). (consideration: CR S794-799)
02/08/2018SenateS.Amdt.1924 Considered by Senate (Message from the House considered). (consideration: CR S794)
02/08/2018SenateS.Amdt.1923 Considered by Senate (Message from the House considered). (consideration: CR S794)
02/08/2018SenateS.Amdt.1922 Considered by Senate (Message from the House considered). (consideration: CR S794)
02/07/2018SenateConsidered by Senate (Message from the House considered). (consideration: CR S667-699)
02/07/2018SenateS.Amdt.1924 Considered by Senate (Message from the House considered). (consideration: CR S667)
02/07/2018SenateS.Amdt.1923 Considered by Senate (Message from the House considered). (consideration: CR S667)
02/07/2018SenateS.Amdt.1922 Considered by Senate (Message from the House considered). (consideration: CR S667)
02/06/2018SenateS.Amdt.1924 Amendment SA 1924 proposed by Senator McConnell to Amendment SA 1923. (consideration: CR S627; text: CR S627) Of a perfecting nature.
02/06/2018SenateS.Amdt.1923 Amendment SA 1923 proposed by Senator McConnell to Amendment SA 1922 (the instructions of the motion to refer). (consideration: CR S627; text: CR S627) Of a perfecting nature.
02/06/2018SenateS.Amdt.1922 Amendment SA 1922 proposed by Senator McConnell. (consideration: CR S627; text: CR S627) To change the enactment date.
02/06/2018SenateMotion by Senator McConnell to refer to Senate Committee on Appropriations the House message to accompany H.R. 695 with instructions to report back forthwith with the following amendment (SA 1922) made in Senate. (CR S627; text: CR S627)
02/06/2018SenateCloture motion on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 695 presented in Senate. (CR S627)
02/06/2018SenateMotion by Senator McConnell to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 695 made in Senate.
02/06/2018SenateMeasure laid before Senate by motion.
02/06/2018SenateMotion to proceed to consideration of the House message to accompany H.R. 695 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S627)
01/30/2018SenateMessage on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate amendment.
01/30/2018-3:12pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
01/30/2018-3:12pmHouseOn motion that the House agree with an amendment to the Senate amendments Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 250 - 166 (Roll no. 49). (text as House agreed to Senate amendments: CR H699-719)
01/30/2018-2:42pmHouseThe previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
01/30/2018-1:56pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 714, the House proceeded with 1 hour of debate on the motion that the House agree in the Senate amendments to H.R. 695 with an amendment.
01/30/2018-1:55pmHouseMs. Granger moved that the House agree with an amendment to the Senate amendments. (consideration: CR H698-725)
01/30/2018-1:55pmHousePursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 714, Ms. Granger took from the Speaker's table H.R. 695, and moved that the House agree in the Senate amendment to the title of H.R. 695 and that the House agree in the Senate amendment to the text of H.R. 695 with an amendment consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-56.
12/20/2017SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
10/16/2017SenateS.Amdt.1115 Amendment SA 1115 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
10/16/2017SenateS.Amdt.1115 Amendment SA 1115 proposed by Senator McConnell for Senator Hatch. (consideration: CR S6411; text: CR S6411) To amend the title.
10/16/2017SenatePassed Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title by Unanimous Consent.
10/16/2017SenateS.Amdt.1114 Amendment SA 1114 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
10/16/2017SenateS.Amdt.1114 Amendment SA 1114 proposed by Senator McConnell for Senator Hatch. (consideration: CR S6411) In the nature of a substitute.
10/16/2017SenateMeasure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S6410-6411)
10/16/2017SenateSenate Committee on the Judiciary discharged by Unanimous Consent.
05/23/2017SenateReceived in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
05/22/2017-6:06pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
05/22/2017-6:06pmHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H4409)
05/22/2017-5:46pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 695.
05/22/2017-5:46pmHouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H4409-4411)
05/22/2017-5:45pmHouseMr. Goodlatte moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
05/22/2017HousePlaced on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 87.
05/22/2017HouseReported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 115-138.
03/22/2017HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
03/22/2017HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
02/14/2017HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
01/24/2017HouseReferred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
01/24/2017HouseIntroduced in House

Cosponsors (46)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Bishop, Mike [R-MI-8]* 01/24/2017
Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18]* 01/24/2017
Rep. Walberg, Tim [R-MI-7]* 01/24/2017
Rep. Walorski, Jackie [R-IN-2]* 01/24/2017
Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2]* 01/24/2017
Rep. Boyle, Brendan F. [D-PA-13]* 01/24/2017
Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large]* 01/24/2017
Rep. Trott, David A. [R-MI-11]* 01/24/2017
Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-13]* 01/24/2017
Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11]* 01/24/2017
Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1]* 01/24/2017
Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33]* 01/24/2017
Rep. Tipton, Scott R. [R-CO-3]* 01/24/2017
Rep. Pingree, Chellie [D-ME-1]* 01/24/2017
Rep. DeSaulnier, Mark [D-CA-11]* 01/24/2017
Rep. Vela, Filemon [D-TX-34]* 01/24/2017
Rep. Swalwell, Eric [D-CA-15]* 01/24/2017
Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5]* 01/24/2017
Rep. Moolenaar, John R. [R-MI-4]* 01/24/2017
Rep. Payne, Donald M., Jr. [D-NJ-10]* 01/24/2017
Rep. Takano, Mark [D-CA-41]* 01/24/2017
Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-17]* 01/24/2017
Rep. Soto, Darren [D-FL-9]* 01/24/2017
Rep. Young, David [R-IA-3]* 01/24/2017
Rep. Wagner, Ann [R-MO-2]* 01/24/2017
Rep. Costello, Ryan A. [R-PA-6]* 01/24/2017
Rep. Dingell, Debbie [D-MI-12]* 01/24/2017
Rep. Paulsen, Erik [R-MN-3] 02/15/2017
Rep. Shea-Porter, Carol [D-NH-1] 02/15/2017
Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [R-FL-27] 02/15/2017
Rep. Carson, Andre [D-IN-7] 03/09/2017
Rep. Kildee, Daniel T. [D-MI-5] 03/13/2017
Rep. Franks, Trent [R-AZ-8] 03/13/2017
Rep. Murphy, Stephanie N. [D-FL-7] 03/16/2017
Rep. Palazzo, Steven M. [R-MS-4] 03/16/2017
Rep. Barr, Andy [R-KY-6] 03/20/2017
Rep. Ratcliffe, John [R-TX-4] 03/20/2017
Rep. Wilson, Joe [R-SC-2] 03/20/2017
Rep. Brooks, Susan W. [R-IN-5] 03/21/2017
Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4] 04/25/2017
Rep. Duncan, John J., Jr. [R-TN-2] 04/25/2017
Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26] 04/25/2017
Rep. Beatty, Joyce [D-OH-3] 05/11/2017
Rep. Messer, Luke [R-IN-6] 05/18/2017
Rep. Fortenberry, Jeff [R-NE-1] 05/19/2017
Rep. Kennedy, Joseph P., III [D-MA-4] 05/22/2017

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Judiciary01/24/2017 Referred to
03/22/2017 Markup by
05/22/2017 Reported by H. Rept. 115-138
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations02/14/2017 Referred to
Senate Judiciary05/23/2017 Referred to
10/16/2017 Discharged from

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House agreed to Senate amendment with amendment, 2nd occurrence (12/20/2018)

This bill provides continuing FY2019 appropriations to several federal agencies through February 8, 2019. It also provides additional appropriations for U.S. Customs and Border Protection, extends Medicaid provisions, and provides supplemental appropriations for disaster relief.

DIVISION A--FURTHER ADDITIONAL CONTINUING APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2019

Further Additional Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019

(Sec. 101) This division amends the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019 to provide continuing FY2019 appropriations to several federal agencies through the earlier of February 8, 2019 (December 21, 2018, under current law), or the enactment of the applicable appropriations legislation.

It is known as a continuing resolution (CR) and prevents a partial government shutdown that would otherwise occur when the existing CR expires if any of the seven remaining FY2019 appropriations bills have not been enacted.

(Five of the FY2019 appropriations bills were enacted earlier this year, including:

  • the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2019;
  • the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019;
  • the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019;
  • the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2019; and
  • the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019.)

The CR extends through February 8, 2019:

  • the Department of Homeland Security Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program;
  • the authority for the Department of Health and Human Services Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority to withhold from public disclosure certain technical data or scientific information that reveals vulnerabilities of existing medical or public health defenses against biological, chemical, nuclear, or radiological threats; and
  • an exemption from antitrust laws for meetings and consultations to discuss the development of certain vaccines and drugs related to public health threats such as bioterrorism, pandemics, or epidemics.

Additionally, the CR has the effect of extending through February 8, 2019, several authorities and programs that were extended in prior CRs, including:

  • the National Flood Insurance Program,
  • the Violence Against Women Act,
  • the authority for the Environmental Protection Agency to collect and spend certain fees related to pesticides,
  • the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program, and
  • several authorities related to immigration.

The CR also delays the release of required Congressional Budget Office and Office of Management and Budget sequestration reports.

This division also provides $5.7 billion in additional FY2019 appropriations to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to remain available through FY2023 for Procurement, Construction, and Improvement, such as the construction of physical barriers at borders.

The funds provided by this division are exempt from provisions in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017 that:

  • specify that funds provided to CBP for fencing along the southwest border may only be used for operationally effective designs deployed as of the date of enactment of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017 (March 23, 2018), such as deployed steel bollard designs that prioritize agent safety; and
  • prohibit funds from being used to construct a border barrier in the Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge.

DIVISION B--MEDICAID EXTENDERS

(Sec. 101) The division amends the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 to make appropriations for FY2019, and otherwise revise, the Money Follows the Person Rebalancing Demonstration Program (Under this program, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services must award grants to state Medicaid programs to assist states in increasing the use of home and community care for long-term care and decreasing the use of institutional care.)

(Sec. 102) Additionally, the division temporarily extends the applicability of Medicaid eligibility criteria that protect against spousal impoverishment for recipients of home and community-based services.

(Sec. 103) The division also reduces the federal medical assistance percentage (i.e., federal matching rate) for states that have not implemented asset-verification programs for determining Medicaid eligibility.

(Sec. 104) The division reduces funding available to the Medicaid Improvement Fund beginning in FY2021.

(Sec. 105) This section exempts the budgetary effects of this division from: (1) the Pay-As-You-Go (PAYGO) rules established by the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010 and the FY2018 congressional budget resolution, and (2) certain budget scorekeeping guidelines.

It also requires any debits on the statutory PAYGO scorecard for 2019 to be transferred to the 2020 scorecard. (The Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010 prohibits certain legislation from increasing the budget deficit. PAYGO scorecards are used to enforce the requirements and determine whether a sequestration order implementing spending cuts is necessary.)

DIVISION C--ADDITIONAL SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS FOR DISASTER RELIEF, 2019

Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief, 2019

This division provides approximately $7.8 billion in FY2019 supplemental appropriations to several federal departments and agencies for expenses related to the consequences of recent wildfires, hurricanes, volcanos, earthquakes, and typhoons.

The funding provided by this division is designated as emergency spending, which is exempt from discretionary spending limits and other budget enforcement rules.

TITLE I

This title provides FY2019 appropriations to the Department of Agriculture (USDA) for:

  • the Office of the Secretary,
  • the Farm Service Agency for the Emergency Forest Restoration Program,
  • the Natural Resources Conservation Service for Watershed and Flood Prevention Operations, and
  • Rural Development for the Rural Community Facilities Program Account.

(Sec. 101) This section makes specified Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp program) funds available for a grant to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands for disaster nutrition assistance in response to the presidentially declared major disasters and emergencies.

(Sec. 102) This section specifies that, for the purpose of administering the USDA 2017 Wildfires and Hurricanes Indemnity Program, losses to agricultural producers resulting from hurricanes also include losses incurred from Tropical Storm Cindy and losses of peach and blueberry crops in calendar year 2017 due to extreme cold. (Under current law, the program provides disaster payments to agricultural producers who suffered crop, tree, bush, and vine losses resulting from hurricanes and wildfires that occurred in the 2017 calendar year.)

TITLE II

This title provides FY2019 appropriations for the Department of Commerce, the Department of Justice, and related agencies.

For Commerce, the bill provides appropriations to the Economic Development Administration for Economic Development Assistance Programs.

Also within Commerce, this title provides appropriations to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for:

  • Operations, Research, and Facilities;
  • Procurement, Acquisition and Construction; and
  • Fishery Disaster Assistance.

Within the Department of Justice, the title provides appropriations for: (1) the U.S. Marshals Service, and (2) the Federal Prison System.

The title also provides appropriations for the Legal Services Corporation.

TITLE III

This title provides FY2019 appropriations to the Department of Defense (DOD) for Operation and Maintenance for: (1) the Marine Corps, and (2) the Air Force.

TITLE IV

This title provides FY2019 appropriations to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for:

  • Investigations,
  • Construction,
  • Mississippi River and Tributaries, and
  • Operation and Maintenance.

The title also provides FY2019 appropriations to the Department of the Interior for: (1) the Central Utah Project, and (2) the Bureau of Reclamation Water and Related Resources account.

TITLE V

This title provides FY2019 appropriations to the Department of Homeland Security for the following U.S. Coast Guard accounts:

  • Operations and Support;
  • Environmental Compliance and Restoration; and
  • Procurement, Construction, and Improvements.

TITLE VI

This title provides FY2019 appropriations to the Department of the Interior for:

  • the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service,
  • the National Park Service,
  • the U.S. Geological Survey,
  • Insular Affairs, and
  • the Office of Inspector General.

The title also provides appropriations to the Environmental Protection Agency for:

  • Science and Technology,
  • the Leaking Underground Storage Tank Fund Program, and
  • State and Tribal Assistance Grants.

Additionally, this title provides appropriations to the USDA for the Forest Service, including for:

  • Forest and Rangeland Research,
  • State and Private Forestry,
  • the National Forest System,
  • Capital Improvement and Maintenance, and
  • Wildland Fire Management.

(Sec. 601) Agencies receiving funds provided by this title must submit to Congress a detailed operating plan for the funds. No funds provided by this title may be obligated until the operating plans have been submitted.

TITLE VII

This title provides FY2019 appropriations to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Department of Education (ED).

For HHS, the bill provides appropriations to: (1) the Administration for Children and Families for Head Start programs, and (2) the Office of the Secretary for the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund.

The title also provides appropriations to ED for Hurricane Education Recovery to assist in meeting the educational needs of individuals affected natural disasters or emergencies.

(Sec. 701) HHS and ED must submit to Congress specified spending plans and updates regarding the uses of funds provided by this title.

(Sec. 702) Unless otherwise provided for by this title, the additional funds provided by this title for appropriations accounts are subject to the same authorities and conditions that apply to the accounts for FY2019.

TITLE VIII

This title provides FY2019 appropriations to the Government Accountability Office (GAO) for audits and investigations relating to Hurricanes Florence, Lane, and Michael; Typhoons Yutu and Mangkhut; the 2018 wildfires and volcano eruptions; and other disasters declared pursuant to the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act.

The GAO must submit to Congress a spending plan for the audits and investigations.

TITLE IX

This title provides FY2019 appropriations to DOD for Military Construction for:

  • the Navy and Marine Corps,
  • the Air Force, and
  • the Army National Guard.

It also provides appropriations to the Department of Veterans Affairs for the Veterans Health Administration Medical Facilities account.

TITLE X

This title provides FY2019 appropriations to the Department of Transportation for:

  • the Federal Aviation Administration,
  • the Federal Highway Administration, and
  • the Federal Transit Administration.

The title also provides appropriations to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program.

(Sec. 1001) Specified HUD CDBG funds that were allocated for the response to either Hurricane Florence or Hurricane Matthew may be used interchangeably for the response to either hurricane.

Specified HUD CDBG funds provided for administrative costs may be used for the administrative costs of the grantee related to any disaster relief funding identified in this subsection, without regard to the particular disaster for which the funds were originally appropriated.

TITLE XI

(Sec. 1101) The funds provided by this division are in addition to the amounts otherwise provided for the fiscal year involved.

(Sec. 1102) No appropriation provided by this division may remain available beyond the current fiscal year, unless the division expressly provides otherwise.

(Sec. 1103) Unless otherwise specified in this division, the additional funds provided by this subdivision for appropriations accounts are provided under the authorities and conditions applicable to the accounts for FY2019.

(Sec. 1104) Funds provided by this division that are designated by Congress as an emergency requirement are only available if the President subsequently designates all of the amounts and transmits the designations to Congress.

(Sec. 1105) For purposes of this division, the consequences or impacts of any hurricane include damages caused by the storm at any time during the entirety of its duration as a cyclone, as defined by the National Hurricane Center.

(Sec. 1106) Funds that are provided by this division and designated as an emergency requirement shall retain the designation if the funds are transferred under authorities provided by this subdivision.