H. Res. 431: H.R. 2810 – National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018; H.R. 23 – Gaining Responsibility on Water Act of 2017

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE of 8-4 on Tuesday, July 11, 2017.

FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 232-187 AFTER ORDERING THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 234-183 on Wednesday, July 12, 2017.

MANAGERS: Poilis/Byrne

115th Congress

1st Session

Rule

H. RES. 431

Report No. 115-212

 

H.R. 2810 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018

H.R. 23 - Gaining Responsibility on Water Act of 2017

  1. Structured rule for H.R. 2810.
  2. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Armed Services.
  3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
  4. Provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-23, modified by the amendment printed in part A of the Rules Committee Report, shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.
  5. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.
  6. Makes in order only those further amendments printed in part B of the Rules Committee report and amendments en bloc described in section 3 of the rule. Provides that the amendments printed in part B of the report may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.
  7. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in part B of the report or against amendments en bloc as described in section 3 of this rule.
  8. Provides that the chairman of the Committee on Armed Services or his designee may offer amendments en bloc consisting of amendments printed in part B of the report not earlier disposed of. Amendments en bloc shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Armed Services or their designees, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question in the House or in the Committee of the Whole.
  9. Provides that no further consideration of the bill shall be in order expect pursuant to a subsequent order of the House.
  10. Structured rule for H.R. 23.
  11. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Natural Resources.
  12. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
  13. Makes in order as original text for the purpose of amendment an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-24 and provides that it shall be considered as read.
  14. Waives all points of order against that amendment in the nature of a substitute.
  15. Makes in order only those further amendments printed in part C of the Rules Committee report. Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.
  16. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in part C of the report.
  17. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

 

RESOLUTION

Resolved, That at any time after adoption of this resolution the Speaker may, pursuant to clause = 2(b) of rule XVIII, declare the House resolved into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2810) to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2018 for military activities of the Department of Defense and for military construction, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes. The first reading of the bill shall be dispensed with. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. General debate shall be confined to the bill and shall not exceed one hour equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Armed Services. After general debate the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. In lieu of the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Armed Services now printed in the bill, an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-23, modified by the amendment printed in part A of the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution, shall be considered as adopted in the House and in the Committee of the Whole. The bill, as amended, shall be considered as the original bill for the purpose of further amendment under the five-minute rule and shall be considered as read. All points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended, are waived.

Sec. 2. (a) No further amendment to the bill, as amended, shall be in order except those printed in part B of the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution and amendments en bloc described in section 3 of this resolution. (b) Each further amendment printed in part B of the report of the Committee on Rules shall be considered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question in the House or in the Committee of the Whole. (c) All points of order against the further amendments printed in part B of the report of the Committee on Rules or amendments en bloc described in section 3 of this resolution are waived.

Sec. 3. It shall be in order at any time for the chair of the Committee on Armed Services or his designee to offer amendments en bloc consisting of amendments printed in part B of the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution not earlier disposed of. Amendments en bloc offered pursuant to this section shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Armed Services or their designees, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question in the House or in the Committee of the Whole.

Sec. 4. At the conclusion of consideration of the bill for amendment pursuant to this resolution, the Committee of the Whole shall rise without motion. No further consideration of the bill shall be in order except pursuant to a subsequent order of the House.

Sec. 5. At any time after adoption of this resolution the Speaker may, pursuant to clause 2(b) of rule XVIII, declare the House resolved into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for consideration of the bill (H.R. 23) to provide drought relief in the State of California, and for other purposes. The first reading of the bill shall be dispensed with. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. General debate shall be confined to the bill and shall not exceed one hour equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Natural Resources. After general debate the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. It shall be in order to consider as an original bill for the purpose of amendment under the five-minute rule an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-24. That amendment in the nature of a substitute shall be considered as read. All points of order against that amendment in the nature of a substitute are waived. No amendment to that amendment in the nature of a substitute shall be in order except those printed in part C of the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution. Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question in the House or in the Committee of the Whole. All points of order against such amendments are waived. At the conclusion of consideration of the bill for amendment the Committee shall rise and report the bill to the House with such amendments as may have been adopted. Any Member may demand a separate vote in the House on any amendment adopted in the Committee of the Whole to the bill or to the amendment in the nature of a substitute made in order as original text. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill and amendments thereto to final passage without intervening motion except one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENTS IN PART A to H.R. 2810 PROPOSED TO BE CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED

 

Sponsor

#

Description

1.

Palazzo (MS)

433

Late Strikes section 1039 of the legislation.

 

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENTS IN PART B to H.R. 2810 PROPOSED TO BE MADE IN ORDER

 

Sponsor

#

Description

Debate Time

1.

Thornberry (TX)

349

Revised Makes several technical and conforming changes to the bill.

(10 minutes)

2.

Conaway (TX)

365

Revised Prohibits the DoD from entering new biofuels contracts while sequestration remains law. Once sequestration expires or is repealed, it amends current law to require the DoD to include calculations of any financial contributions made by other federal agencies for biofuels purchases.

(10 minutes)

3.

Graves, Garret (LA)

286

Revised Requires the Secretary of Defense to conduct a cost-benefit analysis on commissaries and exchanges.

(10 minutes)

4.

Polis (CO), Lee, Barbara (CA)

245

Reduces the base Defense Department budget by 1% excluding military/reserve/National Guard personnel, as well as Defense Health Program account.

(10 minutes)

5.

Pocan (WI), Jayapal (WA)

334

Expresses the sense of Congress that any authorization to appropriate increases to combined budgets of National Defense Budget (050) and Overseas Contingency Operations should be matched for non-defense discretionary budget.

(10 minutes)

6.

Nadler (NY)

#33

Strikes section 1022 of the bill prohibiting the use of funds for transfer or release of individuals detained at Guantanamo Bay to the United States.

(10 minutes)

7.

Nadler (NY)

#34

Strikes section 1023 of the bill prohibiting the use of funds to construct or modify facilities in the United States to house detainees transferred from Guantanamo Bay.

(10 minutes)

8.

Blumenauer (OR)

311

Modifies Sec. 1244 to include limitations on the development of an INF range ground-launched missile system.

(10 minutes)

9.

Wilson, Joe (SC)

211

Prohibits funding for the preparatory commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization except funds used for the international monitoring system.

(10 minutes)

10.

Aguilar (CA)

93

Extends a currently required CBO cost estimate review on the fielding, maintaining, modernization, replacement, and life extension of nuclear weapons and nuclear weapons delivery systems from covering a 10-year period to covering a 30-year period.

(10 minutes)

11.

Rogers (AL)

#13

Revised Increase funding for Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative for "enhancing ISR capability of Ukrainian defense forces."

(10 minutes)

12.

Garamendi (CA), Quigley (IL), Blumenauer (OR), Larsen, Rick (WA), Smith, Adam (WA), Hanabusa (HI), Ellison (MN), Polis (CO)

142

Revised Modifies and extends the scope of the report required by Section 1043 of the Fiscal Year 2012 National Defense Authorization Act.

(10 minutes)

13.

Blumenauer (OR), Garamendi (CA), Quigley (IL), Smith, Adam (WA)

314

Limits spending on the Long Range Standoff weapon (LRSO) until the Administration submits a Nuclear Posture Review to Congress including a detailed assessment of the weapon.

(10 minutes)

14.

McClintock (CA)

#67

Strikes section 2702, the prohibition on conducting an additional round of Base Realignment and Closure.

(10 minutes)

15.

Fitzpatrick (PA)

#45

States that the Secretary of Defense shall direct all branches to establish a comprehensive strategy to determine capability gaps in training that can be rectified by virtual training, acquire the needed technology, and analyze effectiveness from using virtual training technology.

(10 minutes)

16.

Brown (MD), Stefanik (NY)

217

Increases funding by $2 million for the Army Electronics and Electronic Devices account within RDT&E with a corresponding decrease of $2 million to the Army Technology Maturation Initiatives account, also within RDT&E.

(10 minutes)

17.

Brown (MD), Johnson, Hank (GA), Adams (NC)

219

Increases funding by $4.135 million for the Defense-wide Historically Black Colleges and Universities/Minority Institutions account within RDT&E, with a corresponding decrease of $4.135 million to the Defense-wide Advanced Innovative Analysis and Concepts account, also within RDT&E.

(10 minutes)

18.

Lipinski (IL), Khanna (CA), Knight (CA), Moulton (MA), Eshoo (CA)

352

Revised Authorizes the establishment of a Hacking for Defense program by the Secretary of Defense, under which the Secretary may obligate $15 million for the development of curriculum, recruitment materials, and best practices. Expresses the sense of Congress that the program exposes young scientists and engineers to careers in public service and provides a unique pathway for veterans to leverage their military experience to solve national security challenges.

(10 minutes)

19.

Ratcliffe (TX)

203

Exempts anyone employed in a defense industrial base facility or a center for industrial and technical excellence from a presidential hiring freeze.

(10 minutes)

20.

Fitzpatrick (PA)

#39

Ensures that DOD's biennial core reporting procedures align with the reporting requirements in Section 2464 and each reporting agency provides accurate and complete information by having the Secretary of Defense direct the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics to update DOD's guidance regarding future biennial core reports.

(10 minutes)

21.

Cárdenas , Tony (CA)

#88

Revised Requires the Secretary of Defense to submit a report to Congress on arctic readiness, including an analysis of challenges posed by rapid changes in the arctic region, how the changes will affect other regions, including coastal communities, how the changes will affect military infrastructure, and recommendation for congressional action to address the needs of the Armed Forces to respond to changes in the Arctic.

(10 minutes)

22.

Johnson, Mike (LA)

329

Revised Requires the Army to conduct a report on the Army Combat Training Centers and the current resident cyber capabilities and training at such bases to examine potential training readiness shortfalls and pre-rotational cyber training needs are met.

(10 minutes)

23.

Cicilline (RI)

346

Revised Requires the Secretary of Defense to produce a report analyzing the effects of automation within the Defense Industrial Base over the next ten years.

(10 minutes)

24.

Khanna (CA)

#72

Requires the Secretary of Defense to require a cost-benefit analysis of uniform specifications for Afghan Military or Security Forces for future contracts.

(10 minutes)

25.

Herrera-Beutler (WA), Tsongas (MA)

218

Enhances the training requirements for members of boards for the correction of military records and department of defense personnel who investigate claims of retaliation enacted in the NDAA for FY 2017.

(10 minutes)

26.

Kuster, Ann (NH)

263

Expands DoD definition of sexual assault to include sexual coercion for the purpose of this report.

(10 minutes)

27.

Gottheimer (NJ), McSally (AZ)

304

Extends the Suicide Prevention and Resilience Program to October 2019

(10 minutes)

28.

Jones (NC)

338

Provides a 5 year authorization for the DoDEA to fund their grants.

(10 minutes)

29.

Jones (NC)

#75

Allows United States Coast Guard retirees who live on a base with school age dependents the opportunity to attend DOD-based schools.

(10 minutes)

30.

Watson Coleman (NJ)

145

Expresses a sense of Congress affirming the nondiscrimination policy of the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York, including as applied to female cadets, staff, and faculty.

(10 minutes)

31.

Maloney, Sean (NY)

297

Extends through 2018 Department of Veterans Affairs authority for the performance of medical disability evaluations by contract physicians.

(10 minutes)

32.

Meng (NY)

#20

Requires the Secretary of Defense to ensure that each military department issues a single, consolidated instruction that addresses the decisions, actions, and requirements for members of the Armed Forces relating to pregnancy, the postpartum period, and parenthood, as recommended by last year’s Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services report.

(10 minutes)

33.

Carson (IN), Beyer (VA)

#11

Makes permanent the Department of Defense’s existing requirement to provide mental health assessments to service members during deployment.

(10 minutes)

34.

Kuster, Ann (NH)

272

Requires health care providers to provide transitioning service members information and referrals for counseling and treatment of substance use disorders and chronic pain management services, when appropriate.

(10 minutes)

35.

Lance (NJ), Shea-Porter (NH)

372

Prohibits the Department of Defense (DoD) or the DSPO (Department of Suicide Prevention Office) from terminating the Vets4Warriors crisis hotline program unless a report to Congress demonstrates a sufficient programming replacement.

(10 minutes)

36.

Pascrell (NJ)

336

Directs the Secretary of the Department of Defense to report to Congress on the DOD’s implementation of recommendations from the Government Accountability Office to ensure that post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury are considered in misconduct separations.

(10 minutes)

37.

Meehan (PA), Boyle (PA), Fitzpatrick (PA)

104

Authorizes the Secretary of Defense to enter into intergovernmental agreements to provide for health screenings in communities near formerly used defense sites that have been identified by the Secretary as sources of perfluorooctanesuflonic acid and perfluorooctanoic acid.

(10 minutes)

38.

Kuster, Ann (NH)

270

Requires the Secretary of Defense to conduct a study on the effectiveness of the training provided to military health care providers regarding opioid prescribing practices. The study would exam DoD’s success in reducing opioid prescriptions, dosages, duration of treatment, and overdoses.

 

39.

Thornberry (TX), Conaway (TX), Suozzi (NY)

379

Late Establishes conditions for the use of qualified private auditors to conduct incurred cost audits for Department of Defense contracts; requires the Secretary of Defense to develop a plan to acquire contract audit services; ensures the Department has access to documents necessary to oversee contracts for contract audit services.

(10 minutes)

40.

Foxx (NC)

358

Revised Requires the Director of Intellectual Property to develop resources and guidelines on intellectual property matters and to resolve ambiguities in various types of technical data. Also requires the Director of Intellectual Property to engage with appropriately representative entities on intellectual property matters, including large and small businesses, traditional and non-traditional Government contractors, prime contractors and subcontractors, and maintenance repair organizations.

(10 minutes)

41.

Connolly (VA)

191

Directs the Secretary of Defense to develop a definition and way to measure Procurement Administration Lead Time (PALT).

(10 minutes)

42.

Nolan (MN), Bost (IL)

288

Expresses the sense of Congress that a strong domestic iron ore and steel industry is vital to the national security of the United States.

(10 minutes)

43.

Connolly (VA), Issa (CA)

190

Extends sunsets for the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) provisions on federal data center consolidation, transparency and risk management of major IT systems, and IT portfolio, program, and resource reviews.

(10 minutes)

44.

Lipinski (IL)

350

Expresses the sense of Congress that the Secretary of Defense should establish a cooperative program between the Office of the Chief Information Officer of the Department of Defense, the Defense Procurement Acquisition Policy, and the National Institute of Standards and Technology-Manufacturing Extension Partnership. The cooperative program established shall educate and assist small- and medium-sized manufacturing firms in the Department of Defense supply chain in achieving compliance with NIST Special Publication 800–171 titled ‘‘Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information in Nonfederal Information Systems and Organizations’’ as such publication is incorporated into the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement.

(10 minutes)

45.

Conaway (TX), Courtney (CT), Jones (NC), Lee, Barbara (CA)

371

Conforms with the September 30, 2017, audit readiness deadline, this makes changes to the current reporting requirements to reflect the DoD moving into the statutory audit phase. This requires the DoD and armed services to report on audit progress and remediation efforts necessary to reach complete auditability.

(10 minutes)

46.

Burgess (TX), Lee, Barbara (CA), Welch (VT), DeFazio (OR), Schakowsky (IL), Lance (NJ)

#85

Requires a report ranking all military departments and Defense Agencies in order of how advanced they are in achieving auditable financial statements as required by law.

(10 minutes)

47.

Yoho (FL)

#58

Prohibits the use of funds to close or relinquish control of United States naval station at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

(10 minutes)

48.

Sanford (SC)

323

Requires the Secretary of Defense to account for the total cost of National Guard flyovers at public events and publish them in a public report

(10 minutes)

49.

Yoho (FL), Conyers (MI)

128

Revised Limitation on use of funds for provision of man-portable air defense systems to the vetted Syrian opposition.

(10 minutes)

50.

Torres (CA)

96

Revised Requires the Director of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency to determine whether any defense article sold to a foreign government has been transferred to any unit that has committed any gross violation of human rights. It also requires the Secretary of Defense to report to Congress regarding such determinations.

(10 minutes)

51.

Young, Don (AK)

277

Revised Requires the Secretary of Defense to submit a report with the necessary steps the Department is undertaking to resolve arctic security capability and resource gaps, and the requirements and investment plans for military infrastructure required to protect United States national security interests in the arctic region

(10 minutes)

52.

Evans (PA)

208

Requires a report on potential agreement with the government of Russia on the status of Syria. It requires the President submit a report that includes a description of any understanding between the President and government of Russia regarding a plan to divide territories and a description of any understanding that would provide Iran access to the border between Israel and Syria.

(10 minutes)

53.

Correa (CA), Shea-Porter (NH)

291

Requires the Secretary of Defense, in coordination with the Director of National Intelligence, to provide Congress a report on any attempts to attack Department of Defense systems within the past 24 months by the Russian Federation or actors supported by the Russian Federation.

(10 minutes)

54.

Boyle (PA), Meehan (PA), Fitzpatrick (PA), Kildee (MI), Shea-Porter (NH), Tonko (NY)

290

Requires a report on the Department’s progress developing and implementing alternatives to AFFF firefighting foam that do not contain perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS), as the Department has already begun.

(10 minutes)

55.

Walorski (IN), Connolly (VA)

200

Directs the Comptroller General to report to Congress on adopting and enhancing nationally-accredited project, program, and portfolio management standards within the Department of Defense.

(10 minutes)

56.

Harper (MS), Brady, Robert (PA)

126

Authorizes the Speaker of the House with the concurrence of the Minority Leader to call upon the Executive Branch for additional resources in the event the House is the victim of a cyber-attack.

(10 minutes)

57.

Maloney, Sean (NY)

294

Updates Department of Defense regulations to ensure service members receive adequate consumer protections with respect to collection of debt.

(10 minutes)

58.

Hanabusa (HI)

150

Expresses the sense of Congress that a Pacific War Memorial should be established to honor members of the United States Armed Forces who served in the Pacific Theater of World War II, also known as the Pacific War.

(10 minutes)

59.

Kilmer (WA)

105

Extends the authorization for Navy civilian employees who preform nuclear maintenance for the forward deployed aircraft carrier in Japan to earn overtime pay.

(10 minutes)

60.

Gallego (AZ)

271

Amends the requirements for the Afghanistan strategy mandated in the bill to include a description of military and diplomatic efforts to disrupt foreign support for the Taliban and other extremist groups.

(10 minutes)

61.

Rohrabacher (CA)

113

Expresses a sense of Congress that Dr. Shakil Afridi is an international hero and that the Government of Pakistan should release him immediately from prison.

(10 minutes)

62.

Sinema (AZ), Fitzpatrick (PA), Budd (NC)

282

Requires the Report on United States Strategy in Syria to include a description of amounts and sources of ISIL financing in Syria and efforts to disrupt this financing as part of the broader strategy of the United States in Syria.

(10 minutes)

63.

Conyers (MI), Gallego (AZ)

132

Requires a report assessing the relative merits of a multilateral or bilateral Incidents at Sea military-to-military agreement between the United States, the Government of Iran, and other countries operating in the Persian Gulf aimed at preventing accidental naval conflict in the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz.

(10 minutes)

64.

Kihuen (NV), Moulton (MA), Rosen (NV), Gottheimer (NJ), Weber (TX), Nadler (NY)

249

Extends the existing presidential reporting requirement for three more years- until December 31, 2022- to ensure we have an integrated strategy between the Administration and Congress in deterring Iran’s nuclear weapons program.

(10 minutes)

65.

Hastings, Alcee (FL), Trott (MI)

#36

Revised Requires the President to report to Congress on protocols related to the rescue, care, and treatment of religious minorities held captive by the Islamic State.

(10 minutes)

66.

Wilson, Joe (SC)

133

Revised Expresses a sense of Congress that North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile program are a threat to the United States and our allies in the region, and that the United States must retain all diplomatic, economic, and military options to defend against and pressure North Korea to abandon its illicit weapons program.

(10 minutes)

67.

Bera (CA), Crowley (NY)

236

Requires the Secretary of Defense, in consultation with the Secretary of State, to develop a strategy for advancing defense cooperation between the United States and India.

(10 minutes)

68.

Walz (MN), Shea-Porter (NH), Heck, Denny (WA), Jones (NC)

#6

Directs the Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency to submit to the Secretary of Defense and the HASC, HPSCI, SASC, and SSCI a report on the military training center and logistical capabilities of the Chinese and Russian armies.

(10 minutes)

69.

Turner (OH)

124

Revised Expresses a sense of Congress on the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

(10 minutes)

70.

Trott (MI)

#79

Revised Expresses the Sense of Congress that the proposed sale of semi-automatic handguns to the Turkish Government should remain under scrutiny until a satisfactory and appropriate resolution is reached in regards to the events that took place on May 16, 2017.

(10 minutes)

71.

Engel (NY)

163

Revised Requires a strategy to support improvements by the Nigerian Government in defense sector transparency and civilian protection during Nigeria's military operations against Boko Haram, the Islamic State, and other militant groups.

(10 minutes)

72.

Wilson (FL)

281

Expresses a sense of Congress supporting the kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls and the United States strategy for countering Boko Haram.

(10 minutes)

73.

Fitzpatrick (PA), McMorris Rodgers (WA)

#40

Revised Requires DOD to include a description of any Chinese laws, regulations, or policies that could jeopardize the economic security of the United States in their Congressionally-required annual report on Chinese military and security development.

(10 minutes)

74.

Fitzpatrick (PA)

#42

Revised Requires report to Congress regarding the extent of cooperation on nuclear programs, ballistic missile development, chemical and biological weapons development, or conventional weapons programs between Iran and North Korea.

(10 minutes)

75.

Yoho (FL), Fitzpatrick (PA)

#56

Ensures the full reporting of freedom of navigation operations, including maritime claims that go unchallenged.

(10 minutes)

76.

Jackson Lee (TX)

168

Directs the Department of Defense to prepare contingency plans to assist relief organizations in delivery of humanitarian assistance efforts in South Sudan and to engage in consultation with South Sudan military counterparts to deescalate conflict.

(10 minutes)

77.

Norman (SC)

322

Requires the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to keep separate the accounts of the Overseas Contingency Operations and the Department of Defense.

(10 minutes)

78.

Cicilline (RI), Yarmuth (KY), Lee, Barbara (CA)

97

Provides that the Secretary of Defense shall consult with the Office of Management and Budget to update guidelines for the proper use of funds within the Overseas Contingency Operations account consistent with the recommendations of GAO Report GAO-17-68.

(10 minutes)

79.

Soto (FL), Shea-Porter (NH)

108

Directs the Secretary of Defense to monitor space weather and to provide alerts and warnings for space weather phenomena that may affect weapons systems, military operations, or the defense of the United States.

(10 minutes)

80.

Correa (CA)

258

Requires the Department of Defense to update its cyber strategy; to require the President to develop a strategy for the offensive use of cyber capabilities; and to allow for technical assistance to North Atlantic Treaty Organization members.

(10 minutes)

81.

Aguilar (CA)

95

Revised Creates a talent management pilot program for the recruitment, training, professionalization, and retention of personnel in the cyber workforce of the Department of Defense.

(10 minutes)

82.

Cooper (TN)

#8

Clarifies that report on implementation of a plan to mitigate risks to strategic stability is required.

(10 minutes)

83.

Jackson Lee (TX)

172

Revised Amendment directs the Secretary of Defense to develop measures to defend against deployment of nuclear ICBMs by North Korea to protect against damage or destruction of satellites critical to U.S. national defense and global communications, International Space Station, and other vital assets.

(10 minutes)

84.

Culberson (TX)

#48

Revised Provides competitively awarded grant funding for the preservation of our nation’s historic battleships. Requires grantees to provide a 1:1 matching of any federal funding received pursuant to this grant program. The grant program sunsets on September 30, 2024.

(10 minutes)

85.

LaMalfa (CA)

378

Late Prohibits funds or resources from being used by the Secretary of the Air Force to continue an accelerated rehabilitation plan to return approximately 927 acres of Modoc National Forest land occupied by the Over-the-Horizon-Backscatter Radar (OTHB) station in Modoc County, CA, per an agreement with Modoc National Forest with the exception of the removal of the perimeter fence surrounding the radar site.

(10 minutes)

86.

Norman (SC)

318

Requires the Department of Defense to update the March 2016 report on "Department of Defense Infrastructure Capacity".

(10 minutes)

87.

Lujan (NM)

192

Expresses the sense of Congress that the United States should compensate and recognize all of the miners, workers, downwinders, and others suffering from the effects of uranium mining and nuclear testing carried out during the Cold War.

(10 minutes)

88.

Rogers (AL)

143

Amends section 1043 of the FY2012 National Defense Authorization Act to state that the Secretary may include information and data on the costs of nuclear weapons modernization beyond the currently required 10-year window if the Secretary determines such is accurate and useful.

(10 minutes)

 

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENTS IN PART C to H.R. 23 PROPOSED TO BE MADE IN ORDER

 

Sponsor

#

Description

Debate Time

1.

LaMalfa (Ca)

21

Late Ensures water supply rescheduling provisions apply to equitably to all water districts in region.

(10 minutes)

2.

Costa (CA)

16

Authorizes the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to conduct geophysical characterization activities of groundwater aquifers and groundwater vulnerability in California, including identifying areas of greatest recharge potential.

(10 minutes)

3.

Costa (CA)

17

Authorizes the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to develop a study to enhance mountain runoff to Central Valley Project reservoirs from headwaters restoration activities.

(10 minutes)

4.

Denham (CA)

14

Revised Sets a timeline for completion of the New Melones Reservoir study, prevents exploitation of water rights, extends the program to protect Anadromous Fish in Stanislaus River for 2 years.

(10 minutes)

5.

DeSaulnier (CA)

19

Requires a review of available and new, innovative technologies for capturing municipal wastewater and recycling it for providing drinking water and energy, and a report on the feasibility of expanding the implementation of these technologies and programs among Central Valley Project contractors.

(10 minutes)

6.

Pearce (NM), Torres (Ca)

22

Late Revised Ensures that the water rights of federally recognized Indian tribes are not affected by this bill.

(10 minutes)