Summary of Amendments Submitted to the Rules Committee for Senate Amendment to H.R. 2029 - Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 (House Amendment #1)

Amendment #1 (RCP 114-39)

Summaries Derived from Information Provided by Sponsors

Listed in Alphabetical Order

Dec 16, 2015 3:26 PM

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Babin (TX)

#4

Prohibits funds from being used to relocate refugees from Syria, Iraq, Somalia, Libya, Uzbekistan or Bosnia.

Brat (VA)

#6

Strikes Section 565, which increases the H-2B visa cap for 2016

Duffy (WI)

#3

Prohibits funds from being used to implement force reductions to three units of the Wisconsin National Guard.

Esty (CT), Thompson, Mike (CA), DeSaulnier (CA)

#1

Strikes the federal ban on CDC & NIH research into gun violence.

Jordan (OH), Mooney (WV), Griffith (VA)

#7

Strikes the United Nations Population Fund, Division N (Cybersecurity Act of 2015), and prohibit funding for the stream protection rule. Additionally, the amendment includes the American Security Against Foreign Enemies Act of 2015, a provision on abortion nondiscrimination for health care providers, and a provision increasing state flexibility in determining Medicaid participation for abortion providers.

King, Steve (IA)

#8

Strikes the provision that quadruples the H-2B visa program.

King, Steve (IA)

#9

Ensures that no funds made available by this Act will be used to fund the implementation of the Iran Nuclear Deal.

King, Steve (IA)

#10

Ensures that no funds made available by this Act will be used to provide a Federal public benefit to refugees, or else go to the Office of Refugee Resettlement or to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees.

King, Steve (IA)

#11

Ensures that no funds made available by this Act are used to carry out any provisions of ObamaCare.

King, Steve (IA)

#12

Defunds Planned Parenthood.

King, Steve (IA)

#13

Defunds enforcement of Obergefell v. Hodges, the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage decision.

King, Steve (IA)

#14

Repeals the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule.

King, Steve (IA)

#15

Defunds executive amnesty and sanctuary cities.

King, Steve (IA)

#16

Defunds any rule or regulation that enforces any provision of the climate agreement that was adopted at the COP21 conference in Paris.

Lummis (WY)

#17

Strikes Interior and Environment Section of the bill and extends its funding at current levels through February 12, 2016.

Mooney (WV), McKinley (WV)

#5

Strikes funding for the State Department's effort to build a redundant Foreign Affairs Security Training Center (FASTC).

Rogers, Harold (KY)

#2

MANAGER’S AMENDMENT REVISED Fixes technical and drafting errors in Division O of House amendment #1.

Tonko (NY)

#18

Extends Investment Tax Credit, in Sec. 302 of Title III, to all technologies.