H.Res. 312: H.R. 2397 - Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014; H.R. 2610 - Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 8-4 on Monday, July 22, 2013.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 226-194 AFTER AGREEING TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 229-190 on Tuesday, July 23, 2013.

MANAGERS: McGovern/Nugent

113th Congress
1st Session

Rule

H.RES. 312

Report No. 113-170

 

H.R. 2397 - Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014

H.R. 2610 - Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014

  1. Structured rule for H.R. 2397.
  1. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations.
  1. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
  1. Provides that the bill shall be considered as read through page 157, line 2.
  1. Waives points of order against provisions in the bill for failure to comply with clause 2 of rule XXI.
  1. Makes in order only those amendments printed in the Rules Committee report, the amendment described in section 2 of the resolution, and amendments en bloc described in section 3 of the resolution.
  1. Waives all points of order against amendments printed in the Rules Committee report and against amendments en bloc described in section 3 of the resolution.
  1. Each amendment printed in the Rules Committee report 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debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, may be withdrawn by the proponent at any time before action thereon, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.
  1. Section 2 provides that after disposition of amendments printed in the report and amendments en bloc described in section 3 of the resolution, it shall be in order for the chair of the Committee on Appropriations or his designee to offer an amendment reducing funding levels in the bill.
  1. Section 3 provides that it shall be in order at any time for the chair of the Committee on Appropriations or his designee to offer amendments en bloc consisting of amendments printed in 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 chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations or their designees, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question. The original proponent of an amendment included in such amendments en bloc may insert a statement in the Congressional Record.
  1. Section 4 provides that after the conclusion of consideration of the bill for amendment, there shall be in order a final period of general debate, which shall not exceed 10 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations.
  1. Section 5 provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
  1. Section 6 provides an open rule for H.R. 2610.
  1. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations.
  1. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
  1. Waives points of order against provisions in the bill for failure to comply with clause 2 of rule XXI.
  1. Provides that the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five minute rule.
  1. Authorizes the Chair to accord priority in recognition to Members who have pre-printed their amendments in the Congressional Record.
  1. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

 

RESOLUTION

Resolved, That at any time after the 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. 2397) making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014, 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 Appropriations. After general debate the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. The bill shall be considered as read through page 157, line 2. Points of order against provisions in the bill for failure to comply with clause 2 of rule XXI are waived.

(b) No amendment shall be in order except those printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution, the amendment described in section 2 of this resolution, and amendments en bloc described in section 3 of this resolution. All points of order against amendments printed in the report of the Committee on Rules and against amendments en bloc described in section 3 of this resolution are waived.

(c) Each amendment printed in 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, may be withdrawn by the proponent at any time before action thereon, 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. 2. After disposition of amendments printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution and amendments en bloc described in section 3 of this resolution, it shall be in order for the chair of the Committee on Appropriations or his designee to offer an amendment reducing funding levels in the bill.

Sec. 3. It shall be in order at any time for the chair of the Committee on Appropriations or his designee to offer amendments en bloc consisting of amendments printed in 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 Appropriations or their respective 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. The original proponent of an amendment included in such amendments en bloc may insert a statement in the Congressional Record immediately before the disposition of the amendments en bloc.

Sec. 4. After the conclusion of consideration of the bill for amendment, there shall be in order a final period of general debate, which shall not exceed 1 0 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations.

Sec. 5. When the committee rises and reports the bill back to the House with a recommendation that the bill do pass, 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.

Sec. 6. At any time after the 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. 2610) making appropriations for the Departments of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014, 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 Appropriations. After general debate the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. Points of order against provisions in the bill for failure to comply with clause 2 of rule XXI are waived. During consideration of the bill for amendment, the chair of the Committee of the Whole may accord priority in recognition on the basis of whether the Member offering an amendment has caused it to be printed in the portion of the Congressional Record designated for that purpose in clause 8 of rule XVIII. Amendments so printed shall be considered as read. When the committee rises and reports the bill back to the House with a recommendation that the bill do pass, 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 PROPOSED TO BE MADE IN ORDER

(summaries derived from information provided by sponsors)

 

Sponsor(s)

#

Summary

Debate Time

1.

Walberg (MI)

58

Revised Increases funding for the Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force-Crisis Response by $10 million and reduces funding to the Operations and Maintenance, Defense-Wide account by $11 million.

(10 minutes)

2.

Delaney (MD)

177

Late Revised Increases Fisher House Account by $16 million. Decreases Operation and Maintenance Account Defense-Wide by $25 million. Difference in values maintains outlay neutrality.

(10 minutes)

3.

Gabbard (HI)

155

Revised Increases funding for the Navy Offensive Anti-Surface Warfare weapon and Air-Launched Long Range Anti-Ship Missile program by $104,000,000, and reduces Operations and Maintenance, Defense-wide by the same.

(10 minutes)

4.

Grayson (FL)

83

Increases the Defense Health Program Account by $10 million to specifically target finding a cure for Gulf War Illness which directly affects over one-fourth of veterans from the first Gulf War.

(10 minutes)

5.

Israel (NY), King, Peter (NY)

45

Increases by $10 million the Defense Human Resources Activity account for the purpose of enhancing DOD efforts in mental health research, treatment, education, and outreach and reduces the same amount from the Office of the Secretary of Defense account

(10 minutes)

6.

Kilmer (WA)

107

Makes a symbolic cut of $1 million to the Defense Human Resources Activity, Operation and Maintenance, Defense-Wide, account. Funds are reinserted at the same place, with the intent of encouraging a study on how the Defense Human Resources Activity components and the Chief Information Officer identify, catalogue, process, notify appropriate personnel, and rectify mistakes or inconsistencies found when data is uploaded to the Defense Manpower Data Center.

(10 minutes)

7.

Langevin (RI)

89

Reduces the appropriation for Operations and Maintenance, Defense-Wide by $5 million and transfers this amount to RDT&E, Defense-Wide for the purpose of restoring the funding for Cyber Security Advanced Research to the amount requested in the President’s Budget.

(10 minutes)

8.

Langevin (RI)

91

Reduces the appropriation for Operations and Maintenance, Defense-Wide by $22 million and transfers this amount to RDT&E, Navy for the purpose of supporting development, demonstration, evaluation and fielding of promising undersea technologies in RDT&E Project Number 2033, for Advanced Submarine Systems Development.

(10 minutes)

9

Jackson Lee (TX)

158

Late Increases funding for Defense Health Program account (intended for PTSD) by $500,000 offset by a similar reduction in the Environment Restoration, Army account.

(10 minutes)

10.

Blumenauer (OR), Gabbard (HI)

51

Restores funding for Environmental Restoration, Formerly Used Defense Sites to FY 2013 levels so that DoD can clean up and remediate UXO in a timely and safe fashion.

(10 minutes)

11.

Jackson Lee (TX)

156

Late Reduces funding for Procurement, Defense-Wide, by $1 million and transfers the same amount to the Spending Reduction Account.

(10 minutes)

12.

Jackson Lee (TX)

157

Late Reduces funding for Procurement, Defense-Wide, by $2 million and transfers the same amount to the Spending Reduction Account.

(10 minutes)

13.

Jackson Lee (TX)

135

Increases the Defense Health Program's Research and Development account by $10 million and reduces the Defense Procurement-Wide account by the same amount.

(10 minutes)

14.

Polis (CO)

92

Strikes $107,000,000 for 14 Ground-based Interceptors and reduces the deficit by the same amount.

(10 minutes)

15.

Blumenauer (OR), Conyers (MI)

53

Reduces funding for the Ohio-class submarines by 10 percent to help prepare the Department of Defense for the sequestration.

(10 minutes)

16.

Pocan (WI)

122

Makes available from amounts available for the Department of Defense for research, development, test, and evaluation $10,000,000 for applied research to improve the safety of advanced batteries, specifically lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries.

(10 minutes)

17

Nugent (FL)

142

Late Revised Reduces appropriations for Defense-wide rapid innovation and increases the appropriations to develop a high power microwave cruise missile weapon.

(10 minutes)

18.

Heck (NV)

138

Late Transfers $15,000,000 to Defense-Wide RDTE for producing the Iron Dome short-range rocket defense program in the United States, including for infrastructure, tooling, transferring data, special test equipment, and related components.

(10 minutes)

19.

Lujan Grisham (NM), Lamborn (CO)

128

Reduces RDT&E by $10 million and adds $10 million to RDT&E for Operationally Responsive Space (ORS).

(10 minutes)

20.

Nadler (NY), Garamendi (CA), Polis (CO)

125

Cuts $70 million of unrequested funds for the East Coast Missile Defense site and dedicate that funding to deficit reduction instead.

(10 minutes)

21.

Shea-Porter (NH), LoBiondo (NJ)

118

Designates funding to study the Therapeutic Service Dog Training Program, which was directed in House Report 113-102 accompanying the FY14 NDAA.

(10 minutes)

22.

O'Rourke (TX)

62

Strikes Section 8058.

(10 minutes)

23.

Moran, James (VA), Smith, Adam (WA)

154

Late Strikes sections 8107, which prohibits funding to transfer or release any individual detained at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba into the United States, its territories, or possessions. Strikes section 8198, which prohibits funding to transfer any individual detained at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to a country of origin or other foreign country or entity unless the Secretary of Defense makes certain certifications. Strike Section 8109, which prohibits funding to modify any United States facility (other than the facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba) to house any individual detained at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

(10 minutes)

24.

Terry (NE)

14

Revised Increases Defense wide O/M by $1 billion, while reducing funding in the Afghanistan Security Forces Fund by $2.6 billion. The reduction would be in order to give DOD more flexibility to offset civilian furloughs.

(10 minutes)

25.

Poe (TX)

162

Late Cuts funding to Pakistan by $600 million.

(10 minutes)

26.

Bonamici (OR)

97

Provides $30 million for the purchase of emergency response medical equipment sets for National Guard M997A3 HMMWV ambulances to ensure they carry adequate life-saving equipment.

(10 minutes)

27.

Walberg (MI), Cohen (TN), Esty (CT), Rigell (VA)

59

Reduces the Afghanistan Infrastructure Fund by $79 million and transfer the savings to the Spending Reduction Account.

(10 minutes)

28.

Cicilline (RI)

64

Reduces appropriations for the Afghanistan Infrastructure Fund by $279,000,000 and apply the savings to the spending reduction account.

(10 minutes)

29.

Cohen (TN)

66

Reduces the Afghanistan Infrastructure Fund from $279 million to $140 million and transfers the savings to deficit reduction.

(10 minutes)

30.

Coffman (CO), Garamendi (CA), Murphy, Patrick (FL), Cohen (TN)

43

Decreases the Afghanistan Security Forces Fund by $553.8M (contract to Rosoboronexport for 30 Mi-17 helicopters) and increases the Spending Reduction Account by the same amount.

(10 minutes)

31.

Cicilline (RI)

63

Revised Reduces appropriations for the Afghanistan Security Forces Fund by $60 million and increase appropriations for the Defense Health Program by $14 million. Within this increase, $13 million in additional funds would be provided to fund peer-reviewed traumatic brain injury and psychological health research and $1 million in additional funds would be provided to fund peer-reviewed alcohol and substance abuse disorders research in order to ensure the Department meets the health needs of American military personnel.

(10 minutes)

32.

Esty (CT)

68

Adds $10 million to the Defense Health Program for suicide prevention awareness and outreach in the Overseas Contingency Operations account, which is offset by reductions to the Afghan Security Forces Fund.

(10 minutes)

33.

Garamendi (CA)

57

Cuts $2,615,000,000 from the Afghan Security Forces Fund.

(10 minutes)

34.

Poe (TX)

163

Eliminates the waiver to conditions on aid to Pakistan.

(10 minutes)

35.

Fleming (LA), Bridenstine (OK), Forbes (VA), Jordan (OH), Pitts (PA), Lankford (OK)

160

Late Revised Prevents funds from being used to appoint chaplains without an endorsing agency.

(10 minutes)

36.

Rigell (VA)

48

Prohibits funds in the Afghanistan Infrastructure Fund from being used to commence new projects.

(10 minutes)

37.

Scalise (LA)

153

Late Revised Prohibits the Department of Defense from entering into any new contracts for the procurement or production of non-petroleum based fuels for use as the same purpose or as a drop-in substitute for petroleum.

(10 minutes)

38.

Terry (NE)

12

Prohibits the Department of Defense to spend any appropriated funds in FY14 to enforce Section 526 of the Energy Independent and Security Act of 2007.

(10 minutes)

39.

Wittman (VA)

35

Provides that none of the funds made available by this Act may be used to propose, plan for, or execute an additional Base Realignment and Closure round.

(10 minutes)

40.

Broun (GA)

90

Prohibits the Department of Defense from using any funds to propose, plan for, or execute an additional Base Realignment and Closure round involving military installations located within the United States.

(10 minutes)

41.

Flores (TX), Gingrey (GA), Conaway (TX), Hensarling (TX)

129

Prohibits any funds from being used to enforce the selective fuel bans set forth in Sec. 526 of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, which expands options for the federal government to purchase fuels by from unconventional sources like California heavy oil resources or Canadian oil sands.

(10 minutes)

42.

Cole (OK), Kilmer (WA), McCarthy, Kevin (CA), Bishop, Rob (UT), Jones (NC), Loebsack (IA), McCollum (MN), Scott, Austin (GA)

37

Revised Provides that none of the funds appropriated by this Act shall be available to implement a furlough of Department of Defense federal employees who are paid from the Working Capital Fund (WCF) Account, which is a revolving fund and does not receive direct funding from Congressional appropriations to finance its operations.

(10 minutes)

43.

Cole (OK), Kilmer (WA), McCarthy, Kevin (CA), Bishop, Rob (UT), Jones (NC), Loebsack (IA), McCollum (MN), Scott, Austin (GA)

159

Late Revised Provides that none of the funds appropriated by this Act shall be available to implement a furlough of Department of Defense federal employees who are paid from the Working Capital Fund (WCF) Account, which is a revolving fund and does not receive direct funding from Congressional appropriations to finance its operations.

(10 minutes)

44.

DeLauro (CT), Moran, James (VA), Wolf (VA), McGovern (MA), Bridenstine (OK), Connolly (VA), Garamendi (CA), Cohen (TN)

65

Prohibits funds to train the Afghan Special Mission Wing (SMW) to operate or maintain Mi-17 helicopters manufactured by Russia’s state arms dealer that the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction reports the SMW does not have the capacity to use.

(10 minutes)

45.

Lee, Barbara (CA), Blumenauer (OR), Schrader (OR), Conyers (MI), Polis (CO)

132

Reduces funding by 1%, excluding the Defense Health Program and Military Personnel Accounts.

(10 minutes)

46.

Quigley (IL)

41

Limits funds made available in the bill to operate and maintain no more than 300 land-based intercontinental ballistic missiles.

(10 minutes)

47.

Denham (CA)

88

Prohibits funds from being used to implement the Trans Regional Web Initiative.

(10 minutes)

48.

Jones (NC)

19

Restricts the use of funds approved by this Act from being used to carry out activities under the United States - Afghanistan Strategic Partnership Agreement, without being approved by Members of Congress.

(10 minutes)

49.

Jones (NC)

20

Restricts the use of funds approved by this Act from being used to carry out activities under the United States - Afghanistan Strategic Partnership Agreement.

(10 minutes)

50.

Kline (MN), Polis (CO), Paulsen (MN)

16

Prohibits funds to carry out recent DOD recruitment policies in contravention of congressional intent in the Fiscal Year 2012 NDAA and to ensure all students are given the same opportunities to enlist in the armed forces.

(10 minutes)

51.

LaMalfa (CA)

31

Provides that none of the funds made available in this act may be used to pay any fine assessed against a military installation by the California Air Resources Board.

(10 minutes)

52.

Lamborn (CO), Lummis (WY), Daines (MT), Cramer, Kevin (ND)

109

Prohibits the use of funds to conduct an environmental impact study on ICBMs.

(10 minutes)

53.

Lamborn (CO), O'Rourke (TX), Barrow (GA), Jenkins (KS)

108

Revised Prohibits the use of funds to implement sequestration-related furloughs of civilian Department of Defense employees.

(10 minutes)

54.

Meadows (NC)

23

Prohibits the use of funds for payment of salaries to recess appointees until the appointee is formally confirmed by the Senate.

(10 minutes)

55.

Mulvaney (SC), Van Hollen (MD), Coffman (CO), Murphy, Patrick (FL)

44

Reduces funds made available in the Overseas Contingency Operations budget by $3,546,000,000 to better correspond with the President’s request. Protects all amounts made available for the National Guard and Reserve Component Equipment modernization shortfalls for homeland defense and emergency response.

(10 minutes)

56.

Palazzo (MS)

34

Prevents any funds from being used to rebase any Air Force, Air Guard, or Air Force Reserve aircraft until 60 days after the National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force has submitted its report as required by the FY 2013 NDAA

(10 minutes)

57.

Palazzo (MS), Nugent (FL)

33

Revised Prevents any funds from being used to plan for or carryout furloughs of Dual Status Military Technicians

(10 minutes)

58.

Rogers, Mike (AL)

10

Provides that none of the funds made available by this act may be used to carry out reductions to the nuclear forces of the United States to implement the New START Treaty.

(10 minutes)

59.

Rohrabacher (CA)

168

Late Prohibits any funds in the bill from being provided to Pakistan.

(10 minutes)

60.

Stockman (TX), Rohrabacher (CA)

174

Late Prohibits participation by the People's Republic of China in joint U.S. military exercises.

(10 minutes)

61.

Turner (OH), Rogers, Mike (AL)

27

Prevents funds from being used to reduce strategic delivery systems and ensures that the President is in compliance with the Arms Control and Disarmament Act.

(10 minutes)

62.

Walorski (IN)

38

Revised Prohibits any funds made available by this Act from being used to transfer or release detainees from Guantanamo Bay to Yemen.

(10 minutes)

63.

Blumenauer (OR)

50

Prevents any funds in this Act to be used for the purposes out carrying out section 5062(b) of title 10, United States Code.

(10 minutes)

64.

Blumenauer (OR)

52

Prevents any funds in this Act from being used to carry out or implement any furlough of National Guard military technicians.

(10 minutes)

65.

Bonamici (OR)

98

Prevents the retirement, divestment, transfer, or preparation to do so of C-23 aircraft used by the National Guard and to designate $34 million for the sustainment and operation of the C-23 aircraft in a viable state.

(10 minutes)

66.

Hanabusa (HI)

39

Prohibits funds from being used to implement an enrollment fee in the TRICARE for Life program.

(10 minutes)

67.

Kilmer (WA)

106

Revised Protects DoD civilians' security clearances.

(10 minutes)

68.

Murphy, Patrick (FL), Coffman (CO)

119

Prevents funds from being used to maintain or improve facilities that DOD lists as being completely unused.

(10 minutes)

69.

Nadler (NY)

123

Revised Prevents the further detention of Guantanamo Bay detainees that have already been cleared for release.

(10 minutes)

70.

Nadler (NY)

124

Prevents further construction or expansion of existing facilities at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

(10 minutes)

71.

Pierluisi (PR), Young, Don (AK)

93

Revised Enables the Department of Defense to respond to significant public safety hazards and fulfill its environmental restoration responsibilities under CERCLA by removing unexploded ordnance from the Northwest Peninsula of the island of Culebra in Puerto Rico, which is a formerly used defense site where U.S. Navy ship-to-shore bombing and weapons training occurred from 1903 until 1975.

(10 minutes)

72.

Brooks (AL)

5

Revised Prohibits funds from this Act to be used to implement or execute any agreement with the Russian Federation concerning the missile defenses of the United States.

(10 minutes)

73.

Schiff (CA)

178

Late Prohibits funding the use of force pursuant to the Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF, PL 107-40) effective on December 31, 2014 - concurrent with the end of our combat role in Afghanistan.

(10 minutes)

74.

Speier (CA), Wilson (FL), Chu (CA), Eshoo (CA), Keating (MA), Brownley (CA), Esty (CT), Rush (IL), Schakowsky (IL), Walz (MN), Meng (NY), Maloney, Carolyn (NY), Braley (IA)

173

Revised Provides funds to identify individuals who were separated from the military on the grounds of a disorder subsequent to reporting a sexual assault and, if appropriate, correcting their record.

(10 minutes)

75.

Speier (CA), Schrader (OR), Wilson (FL), Chu (CA), Eshoo (CA), Keating (MA), Brownley (CA), Esty (CT), Rush (IL), Schakowsky (IL), Walz (MN), Meng (NY), Maloney, Carolyn (NY), Braley (IA)

172

Late Revised Provides $10 million in additional funds to increase training for investigators to properly investigate sexual assault related offenses.

(10 minutes)

76.

Sessions (TX), Thompson, Mike (CA)

26

Revised Reduces the Operation and Maintenance, Defense-Wide account (with the intention of cutting the Office of the Sec. of Defense) by $10 million and increases the Defense Health Program by a similar amount to create a pilot program to assist service individuals suffering from Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

(10 minutes)

77.

Bridenstine (OK), Wilson, Joe (SC), Bordallo (GU)

127

Increases funding by $10 million for the National Guard State Partnership Program, split evenly between the Army National Guard (Operations & Maintenance, Army National Guard) and Air Force National Guard (Operations & Maintenance, Air Force National Guard), which is offset by $11m reduction to Defense Media Activity (Operations & Maintenance, Defense-wide) account.

(10 minutes)

78.

McKinley (WV), Napolitano (CA), McNerney (CA), Lowenthal (CA)

8

Increases the Youth Challenge Program under Civil Military Programs within the Operations and Maintenance, Defense-Wide account by $10,000,000. Decreases by $10,000,000 under Operations and Maintenance, Defense-Wide the general account for the Office of the Secretary of Defense.

(10 minutes)

79.

Bass (CA)

126

Reduces the department-wide Operations & Maintenance account by $3 million, then increases it by the same amount with the intent to combat illicit poaching and trafficking of animal products commonly linked to terrorism and armed conflict.

(10 minutes)

80.

Velzquez (NY)

55

Increases the funding to the Defense Health Program by $5 million for the purposes of reducing military hazing and suicides.

(10 minutes)

81.

Grayson (FL)

79

Reduces the Research, Development, Test and Evaluation, Defense-Wide account by $10 million and increases the Defense Health Program account by $10 million in order to bolster prostate cancer research efforts.

(10 minutes)

82.

Esty (CT)

67

Adds $5 million to the Operations & Maintenance – Defense Wide account for overseas contingency operations to strengthen support services like the Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program for members of the National Guard and Reserve.

(10 minutes)

83.

Lowenthal (CA)

99

Increases funding by $5,000,000 for the STARBASE Youth Program which falls under the Operation and Maintenance, Defense-Wide and reduce the same amount from the Maintenance, Defense-Wide, Office of the Secretary of Defense account.

(10 minutes)

84.

Esty (CT)

69

Reduces funding for the Afghanistan Infrastructure Fund for overseas contingency operations by $25,000,000 and redirect those funds to the Spending Reduction Account.

(10 minutes)

85.

Broun (GA)

87

Revised Prohibits the Department of Defense from using any funds to operate an unmanned aerial system in contravention of the fourth amendment to the Constitution.

(10 minutes)

86.

Griffin (AR)

6

Provides that none of the funds made available by this Act may be used to cancel or modify the avionics modernization program of record for C–130 aircraft.

(10 minutes)

87.

Hunter (CA)

29

Prohibits the use of funds from this Act to plan for, consider, or carry out any action to remove any portion of the Mount Soledad Veterans Memorial in San Diego, California.

(10 minutes)

88.

Kline (MN), Paulsen (MN)

17

Prohibits funds from this Act to be used by the DOD to enlist an individual into the Armed Forces convicted of rape, sexual assault, or other sex crimes as outlined in the DOD enlistment waivers policy. Provides oversight to ensure DOD is properly screening individuals entering the military.

(10 minutes)

89.

Nunes (CA), Costa (CA), Langevin (RI), Keating (MA), Cicilline (RI), Valadao (CA)

110

Prohibits the Secretary of the Air Force from using FY14 funds for the reduction in force structure at Lajes Field, Azores Portugal.

(10 minutes)

90.

Runyan (NJ)

2

Prohibits the use of appropriated funds for any purpose that would violate 49 U.S.C. 41106, the Fly CRAF Act. Prohibits the use of appropriated funds for unapproved foreign carrier flights without proper authorization.

(10 minutes)

91.

Bustos (IL)

40

Prohibits the Department of Defense from purchasing American flags that aren’t made in the United States.

(10 minutes)

92.

Engel (NY)

4

Mandates that all vehicles purchased by DOD and related agencies must conform to the Presidential Memorandum dated, May 24, 2011.

(10 minutes)

93.

Grayson (FL)

73

Prevents contracts from being awarded to contractors who have been convicted within the last three years for crimes against the federal government such as fraud, theft, bribery, making false statements, and tax evasion.

(10 minutes)

94.

Grayson (FL)

84

Provides that none of the funds made available by this Act may be used to engage in an act covered by or described in 18 USC 2340A (torture or conspiracy to commit torture).

(10 minutes)

95.

Grayson (FL)

111

Prohibits the use of funds to have a net increase of additional flag or general officers above current levels.

(10 minutes)

96.

LoBiondo (NJ)

3

Prohibits funding for Department of Defense aviation demonstration teams to perform outside of the United States.

(10 minutes)

97.

Radel (FL)

102

Revised Prohibits the use of any funds with respect to military action in Syria to the extent such action would be inconsistent with the War Powers Resolution.

(20 minutes)

98.

Massie (KY), Amash (MI), Yoho (FL)

105

Revised Provides that no funds made available by this Act may be used to fund military or paramilitary operations in Egypt.

(20 minutes)

99.

Nugent (FL)

147

Late Revised Ensures none of the funds may be used by the NSA to target a US person or acquire and store the content of a US person’s communications, including phone calls and e-mails.

(15 minutes)

100.

Amash (MI), Conyers (MI), Mulvaney (SC), Polis (CO), Massie (KY)

101

Revised Ends authority for the blanket collection of records under the Patriot Act. Bars the NSA and other agencies from using Section 215 of the Patriot Act to collect records, including telephone call records, that pertain to persons who are not subject to an investigation under Section 215.

(15 minutes)