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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB4923

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Title: Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015

Subject: Administrative law and regulatory procedures: Advanced technology and technological innovations: Air quality: Alternative and renewable resources: Appalachian Regional Commission: Appropriations: Aquatic ecology: Arms control and nonproliferation: Army Corps of Engineers: Asia: Bermuda: Business ethics: California: Caribbean area: Cayman Islands: China: Climate change and greenhouse gases: Coal: Congressional oversight: Corporate finance and management: Dams and canals: Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board: Defense spending: Delta Regional Authority: Denali Commission: Department of Defense: Department of Energy: Department of the Interior: Disaster relief and insurance: Electric power generation and transmission: Elementary and secondary education: Energy efficiency and conservation: Energy research: Energy storage, supplies, demand: Environmental health: Executive agency funding and structure: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC): Firearms and explosives: Floods and storm protection: Foreign aid and international relief: Fraud offenses and financial crimes: Government buildings, facilities, and property: Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management: Government lending and loan guarantees: Government studies and investigations: Government trust funds: Great Lakes: Hazardous wastes and toxic substances: Hybrid, electric, and advanced technology vehicles: India: Intelligence activities, surveillance, classified information: Lakes and rivers: Licensing and registrations: Lighting and heating: Louisiana: Manufacturing: Marine and coastal resources, fisheries: Massachusetts: Military civil functions: Mississippi River: Motor vehicles: Navigation, waterways, harbors: Nevada: Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC): Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board: Nuclear power: Nuclear weapons: Oil and gas: Public contracts and procurement: Public participation and lobbying: Radioactive wastes and releases: Research administration and funding: Research and development: Russia: State and local government operations: Strategic materials and reserves: Tax administration and collection, taxpayers: Teaching, teachers, curricula: Water quality: Water resources funding: Water use and supply: Wildlife conservation and habitat protection: Economics and public finance

Description: Highlights: The Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015 provides FY2015 appropriations for the civil works projects of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Reclamation and Central Utah Project; the Department of Energy (DOE); and a number of independent agencies, including the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and the Appalachian Regional Commission. Full Summary: Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015 - Makes appropriations for energy and water development and related agencies for FY2015. Title I: Corps of Engineers-Civil - Appropriates funds to the Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers-Civil, for authorized civil functions pertaining to river and harbor, flood and storm damage reduction, shore protection, aquatic ecosystem restoration, and related efforts. Makes appropriations for: (1) investigations; (2) construction; (3) Mississippi River and tributaries, including flood damage reduction projects and related efforts in the Mississippi River alluvial valley below Cape Girardeau, Missouri; (4) operation and maintenance; (5) the regulatory program pertaining to navigable waters and wetlands; (6) the formerly utilized sites remedial action program for clean-up of early atomic energy program contamination; (7) flood control and coastal emergencies, including hurricanes and other natural disasters; (8) expenses necessary for the supervision and general administration of the civil works program; and (9) the office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works. (Sec. 101) Prohibits the availability of funds for obligation or expenditure through a reprogramming that would: (1) create, initiate, or eliminate a new program, project, or activity; (2) eliminate an existing program, project, or activity; (3) increase funds or personnel for any program, project, or activity for which funds are either denied or restricted by this Act; (4) reduce funds directed for use for a specific program, project, or activity; or (5) increase or reduce funds by more than $2 million or 10%, whichever is less. (Sec. 102) Prohibits funds made available in this title from being used to award or modify any contract that commits funds beyond the amounts appropriated for that program, project, or activity that remain unobligated. Includes exception for funds made available through reprogramming pursuant to section 101. (Sec. 103) Prohibits the use of funds to award any continuing contract that commits additional funding from the Inland Waterways Trust Fund before enactment of a long-term mechanism to enhance revenues in this Fund sufficient to meet the cost-sharing authorized in the Water Resources Development Act of 1986. (Sec. 104) Authorizes the transfer of up to $4.7 million in operation and maintenance funds to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to mitigate for fisheries lost due to Corps of Engineers projects. (Sec. 105) Prohibits the Corps of Engineers from using funds to develop, adopt, implement, administer, or enforce any change to regulations in effect on October 1, 2012, pertaining to the definitions of "fill material" or "discharge of fill material" for the purposes of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (commonly known as the Clean Water Act). (Sec. 106) Prohibits the Corps of Engineers from using funds to develop, adopt, implement, administer, or enforce any change to regulations and guidance in effect on October 1, 2012, pertaining to the definition of waters under the jurisdiction of the Clean Water Act. (Sec. 107) Prohibits the Secretary of the Army from promulgating or enforcing any regulation that prohibits an individual from possessing a firearm at a water resources development project if: (1) the individual is not otherwise prohibited by law from possessing the firearm, and (2) such possession complies with the law of the state in which the project is located. Title II: Department of the Interior - Makes appropriations for FY2015 to the Department of the Interior for: (1) the Central Utah Project; (2) the Bureau of Reclamation, including for water and related resources, the Central Valley Project Restoration Fund, California Bay-Delta Restoration, and for policy and administrative expenses in the Office of the Commissioner, the Denver office, and offices in the Bureau's five regions. (Sec. 201) Prohibits the availability of funds for obligation or expenditure through a reprogramming that would: (1) create or initiate a new program, project, or activity; (2) eliminate an existing program, project, or activity; (3) increase funds for any program, project, or activity for which funds have been denied or restricted by this Act; or (4) restart or resume any program, project, or activity for which funds are not provided in this Act unless prior approval is received from the congressional appropriations committees. Prohibits funds for any reprogramming that transfers funds in excess of: (1) 15% for any program, project, or activity for which $2 million or more is available at the beginning of the fiscal year; or (2) $300,000 for any program, project, or activity for which less than $2 million is available at the beginning of the fiscal year. Prohibits funds for any reprogramming that transfers more than: (1) $500,000 from either the Facilities Operation, Maintenance, and Rehabilitation category or the Resources Management and Development category to any program, project, or activity in the other category; or (2) $5 million to provide adequate funds for settled contractor claims, increased contractor earnings due to accelerated rates of operations, and real estate deficiency judgments, when necessary to discharge legal obligations of the Bureau of Reclamation. (Sec. 202) Prohibits the use of funds to determine the final point of discharge for the interceptor drain for the San Luis Unit until the Secretary of the Interior and the State of California develop a plan, which conforms to California water quality standards as approved by the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), to minimize any detrimental effect of the San Luis drainage waters. Directs the Secretary of the Interior to classify the costs of the Kesterson Reservoir Cleanup Program and the San Joaquin Valley Drainage Program as either reimbursable or nonreimbursable and collected until fully repaid pursuant to specified alternative repayment plans. Requires future federal obligations of funds regarding drainage service or drainage studies for the San Luis Unit to be fully reimbursable by San Luis Unit beneficiaries of the service or studies. Title III: Department of Energy - Makes appropriations for FY2015 to the Department of Energy (DOE) for energy programs, including: (1) energy efficiency and renewable energy; (2) electricity delivery and energy reliability; (3) nuclear energy; (4) fossil energy research and development; (5) naval petroleum and oil shale reserves; (6) the Elk Hill School Lands Fund; (7) the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR); (8) the Northeast Home Heating Oil Reserve; (9) the Energy Information Administration; (10) non-defense environmental cleanup; (11) the Uranium Enrichment Decontamination and Decommissioning Fund; (12) science activities; (13) nuclear waste disposal; (14) the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E); (15) the Title 17 Innovative Technology Loan Guarantee Loan Program; (16) the Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Loan Program; (17) departmental administration; and (18) the Office of the Inspector General. Rescinds $6.6 million in unobligated balances from the clean coal technology account, excluding any amounts designated by Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to a concurrent resolution on the budget or the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985. Makes appropriations for FY2015 to DOE for atomic energy defense activities of the National Nuclear Security Administration, including for Weapons Activities, Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation, Naval Reactors, and the Office of the Administrator. Makes appropriations for FY2015 to DOE for environmental and other defense activities for Defense Environmental Cleanup and Other Defense Activities. Makes FY2015 appropriations for the Power Marketing Administrations, including (1) Bonneville Power Administration Fund expenditures for the Black Canyon Trout Hatchery and official reception and representation expenses; (2) Southeastern Power Administration operation and maintenance; (3) Southwestern Power Administration operation and maintenance; (4) Western Area Power Administration operation and maintenance, construction, and rehabilitation; and (5) the Falcon and Amistad Operating and Maintenance Fund. Makes FY 2015 appropriations for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). (Sec. 301) Prohibits the use of funds provided in this title to initiate requests for proposals or similar arrangements for new programs, projects, or activities that have not been funded by the Congress. Requires notification or a report for certain funding actions. Prohibits funds from being used for certain multiyear DOE-Energy Programs activities unless certain conditions are met and the congressional appropriations committees are notified. Prohibits the obligation or expenditure of funds provided in this title through a reprogramming of funds except in certain circumstances. (Sec. 302) Permits unexpended balances of prior appropriations provided for activities in this Act to be transferred and merged with appropriations accounts established in this Act. (Sec. 303) Deems funds appropriated by this Act for intelligence activities to be specifically authorized by Congress during FY2015 until the enactment of the Intelligence Authorization Act for FY2015. (Sec. 304) Prohibits the use of funds made available in this title to construct specified high-hazard nuclear facilities unless independent oversight is conducted by the Office of Independent Enterprise Assessments to ensure compliance with nuclear safety requirements. (Sec. 305) Prohibits the use of funds made available in this title to approve certain critical decisions under a specified DOE Order for construction projects where the total project cost exceeds $100 million until a separate independent cost estimate has been developed. (Sec. 306) Requires that determinations made by the Secretary of Energy with respect to certain uranium sales and transfers remain valid for not more than two calendar years. Requires the Secretary of Energy to provide a report to specified congressional committees detailing the amount of uranium to be provided, the gross fair market value, the expected date of the provision of the uranium, the recipient, and the value expected to be received for the uranium. Requires the Secretary to make a new determination if certain conditions occur related to a decrease in value of the uranium on the expected date of provision. (Sec. 307) Prohibits funds made available for Department of Energy- Energy Programs- Science from being used for any multiyear contract, grant, cooperative agreement, or other transaction agreement of $1 million or less unless the agreement is funded for the full period of performance anticipated at the time of award. (Sec. 308) Requires the Secretary of Energy to submit to the congressional defense committees a report that provides an analysis of alternatives for major warhead refurbishment programs that reach a certain stage. (Sec. 309) Rescinds unobligated balances available from prior year appropriations from several DOE accounts, excluding any amounts in the accounts that Congress designated as an emergency requirement pursuant to a concurrent resolution on the budget or the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985. (Sec. 310) Permits certain funds made available by this Act to be transferred to Defense Environmental Cleanup to support decontamination and other requirements at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant. (Sec. 311) Prohibits defense nuclear nonproliferation funds from being used for contracts with or federal assistance to the Russian Federation. Permits the Secretary of Energy to waive the prohibition if the Secretary determines that the activity is in the national security interests of the United States and submits a report justifying the waiver to the congressional appropriations committees. (Sec. 312) Rescinds balances from the United States Enrichment Corporation Fund, excluding any amounts that Congress designated as an emergency requirement pursuant to a concurrent resolution on the budget or the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985. (Sec. 313) Prohibits funds from being used to carry out a test drawdown and sale or exchange of petroleum products from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) as authorized by the Energy Policy and Conservation Act unless the Secretary of Energy submits to the congressional appropriations committees in advance: (1) notification of the intent to conduct a test, (2) an explanation of why the test is necessary and what is expected to be learned, (3) the amount of crude oil or petroleum product to be offered for sale or exchange, (4) an estimate of the expected revenues, and (5) a plan for refilling the SPR. Prohibits funds available in the SPR petroleum account from being used to acquire any petroleum product other than crude oil. (Sec. 314) Prohibits funds that the Secretary of Energy authorizes for laboratory directed research and development from being used to charge any individual program, project, or activity more than the statutory maximum authorized for such activities. (Sec. 315) Prohibits DOE from using funds provided by this Act to finalize, implement, or enforce the proposed rule entitled "Standards Ceiling Fans and Ceiling Fan Light Kits." Title IV: Independent Agencies - Makes FY2015 appropriations to: (1) the Appalachian Regional Commission, (2) the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, (3) the Delta Regional Authority, (4) the Denali Commission, (5) the Northern Border Regional Commission, (6) the Southeast Crescent Regional Commission, (7) the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), and (8) the Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board. (Sec. 401) Requires the NRC Chairman to notify specified congressional committees not later than one day after the Chairman begins performing specified functions under the Reorganization Plan No. 1 of 1980, or after a member of the NRC who was delegated emergency functions under that Plan begins performing those functions. (Sec. 402) Requires the NRC to comply with certain internal procedures when responding to congressional requests for information until the procedures have been changed or waived by a majority of the NRC. Title V: General Provisions - (Sec. 501) Prohibits funds provided by this Act from being used to influence congressional action on any legislation or appropriation matters pending before Congress. (Sec. 502) Prohibits the use of funds to enter into certain financial arrangements with any corporation that was convicted of a federal felony criminal violation within the preceding 24 months if the awarding agency is aware of the conviction, unless the agency has considered suspension or debarment of the corporation and determined that further action is not necessary to protect government interests. (Sec. 503) Prohibits the use of funds to enter into certain financial arrangements with any corporation that has delinquent federal tax liability if the awarding agency is aware of the unpaid tax liability, unless the agency has considered suspension or debarment of the corporation and determined that further action is not necessary. (Sec. 504) Prohibits funds made available for the Department of Energy in this Act from being transferred to any federal department, agency, or instrumentality, except pursuant to certain statutory transfer authorities or any authority whereby a federal department, agency, or instrumentality may provide goods or services to another such entity. Requires the head of a department or agency funded in this Act that utilizes any transfer authority to provide a semiannual report detailing such transfer authority to the congressional appropriations committees. (Sec. 505) Prohibits the use of funds to contravene Executive Order No. 12898 of February 11, 1994 (Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-Income Populations). (Sec. 506) Prohibits the use of funds: (1) to conduct closure of adjudicatory functions, technical review, or support activities associated with the Yucca Mountain (Nevada) geologic repository license application; or (2) for actions that irrevocably remove the possibility that Yucca Mountain may be a repository option in the future. (Sec. 507) Establishes a spending reduction account consisting of the amount by which each applicable allocation of new budget authority made by the Committee on Appropriations of the House exceeds the amount of proposed new budget authority under the Congressional Budget Act of 1974. (Sec. 508) Prohibits funds made available by this Act from being used in contravention of sections of the USEC Privatization Act related to the United States Enrichment Corporation and the sale or transfer of uranium. (Sec. 509) Prohibits funds made available by this Act from being used in contravention of certain laws related to the protection of contractors who disclose information as whistleblowers. (Sec. 510) Prohibits funds made available by this Act from being used to award contracts to corporations incorporated or chartered in Bermuda or the Cayman Islands if they were previously incorporated in the United States. (Sec. 511) Prohibits funds made available by this Act from being used to prepare, propose, or promulgate any regulation that relies on analysis contained in several technical support documents related to the social cost of carbon. (Sec. 512) Prohibits DOE from using funds made available by this Act to apply the report entitled "Life Cycle Greenhouse Gas Perspective on Exporting Liquefied Natural Gas from the United States" in any public interest determination by the Federal Power Commission authorizing the import or export of natural gas under section 3 of the Natural Gas Act. (Sec. 513) Prohibits funds made available by this Act from being used to lease or purchase new light duty vehicles for any executive fleet inventory except in accordance with a specific Presidential Memorandum related to federal fleet performance. (Sec. 514) Prohibits funds made available by this Act from being used to award contracts to contractors who have disclosed certain violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act. (Sec. 515) Prohibits funds made available by this Act from being used to award a contract to a company currently indicted or previously convicted of certain crimes, or that has delinquent taxes of more than $3,000. (Sec. 516) Prohibits funds made available by this Act from being used for a study of Missouri River Projects authorized in the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2009. (Sec. 517) Prohibits the Army Corps of Engineers from using funds made available by this Act to continue the study of the Missouri River and its tributaries, authorized by the Water Resources Development Act of 2007 to determine actions required to mitigate losses of aquatic and terrestrial habitat, recover federally listed endangered species, and restore the ecosystem. (Sec. 518) Prohibits funds made available by this Act from being used to implement, administer, or enforce the FERC order entitled "Order Accepting Proposed Tariff Revisions and Establishing a Technical Conference." (Sec. 519) Prohibits the Army Corps of Engineers from using funds made available by this Act to implement or enforce the "Modified Charleston Method" methodology for calculating wetlands mitigation in Louisiana. (Sec. 520) Prohibits funds made available by this Act from being used for a DOE funding opportunity announcement "Sustainable Cities: Urban Energy Planning for Smart Growth in China and India." (Sec. 521) Prohibits funds made available by this Act from being used to pay the salary of any officer or employee to carry out a section of the Hoover Power Plant Act of 1984, as amended by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, that provided borrowing authority to the Western Area Power Administration for the purpose of developing new transmission lines to deliver power generated by renewable energy resources. (Sec. 522) Prohibits funds made available by this Act from being used to implement a section of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 that authorized DOE to develop and conduct a national media campaign to increase energy efficiency, promote the national security benefits associated with energy efficiency, and decrease oil consumption in the United States. (Sec. 523) Prohibits funds made available by this Act from being used to transform, consolidate, or close the National Energy Technology Laboratory. (Sec. 524) Prohibits funds made available by this Act from being used for the Cape Wind Energy Project on the Outer Continental Shelf off of Nantucket Sound (Massachusetts). (Sec. 525) Prohibits funds made available by this Act from being used to implement, administer, or enforce an executive order related to the stewardship of oceans, coasts, and the Great Lakes, including the development of the National Ocean Policy. (Sec. 526) Prohibits funds made available by this Act from being used to award grants or provide funding for high-efficiency toilets or indoor water-efficient toilets. (Sec. 527) Prohibits funds made available by this Act from being used in contravention of a section of the Water Resources Development Act of 1986 related to prioritization of certain projects in the Great Lakes. (Sec. 528) Prohibits funds made available by this Act from being used to implement or enforce certain regulations and statutory provisions related to energy conservation standards for incandescent lamps. (Sec. 529) Prohibits funds made available by this Act from being used to regulate certain activities and exemptions identified in the Federal Water Pollution Control Act and related to the discharge of dredged or fill material. (Sec. 530) Prohibits DOE from using funds made available by this Act to block approval of offshore drilling permits. (Sec. 531) Prohibits funds made available by this Act from being used to design, implement, administer or carry out several programs, reports, and technical updates related to global climate change and the social cost of carbon. (Sec. 532) Prohibits funds made available by this Act from being used for DOE's Climate Model Development and Validation program.

Session: 113th Congress

Last Action: Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

Last Action Date: July 14, 2014

Link: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d113:HN04923:@@@L&summ2=m&

Sponsors

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1 sponsors: Simpson, Michael K.;

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 0% (1 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Jul 14, 2014 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.
House Jul 10, 2014 The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1011 Amendment (A040) offered by Mrs. Lummis. (consideration: CR H6049-6050; text: CR H6049)An amendment numbered 16 printed in the Congressional Record to prohibit the use of funds in contravention of section 3112 9d)(2)(B) of the USEC Privatization Act and all applicable public notice and comment requirements.
House Jul 10, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lummis amendment No. 16 pending a reservation of a point of order. Subsequently, the reservation was removed.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1011 On agreeing to the Lummis amendment (A040) Agreed to by voice vote.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1012 Amendment (A041) offered by Ms. DeLauro. (consideration: CR H6050-6051, H6062; text: CR H6050)An amendment to prohibit the use of funds to enter into any contract with an incorporated entity if such entity's sealed bid or competitive proposal shows that such entity is incorporated or chartered in Bermuda or the Cayman Islands.
House Jul 10, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the DeLauro amendment.
House Jul 10, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the DeLauro amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. DeLauro demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1013 Amendment (A042) offered by Mr. King (IA). (consideration: CR H6051-6052, H6062-6063; text: CR H6051)Amendment sought to prohibit the use of funds to enforce the Davis-Bacon wage scale.
House Jul 10, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the King of Iowa amendment.
House Jul 10, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the King(IA) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Kaptur demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1014 Amendment (A043) offered by Ms. Speier. (consideration: CR H6052-6053; text: CR H6052)An amendment to prohibit the use of funds to be used in contravention of section 4712 of title 41, United States Code.
House Jul 10, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Speier amendment.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1014 On agreeing to the Speier amendment (A043) Agreed to by voice vote.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1015 Amendment (A044) offered by Mr. Lankford. (consideration: CR H6053-6054, H6063-6064; text: CR H6053)Amendment adds a new section prohibiting the use of funds to prepare, propose, or promulgate any regulation or guidance that references or relies on, the analysis contained in specified documents, on the subject of the Social Cost of Carbon.
House Jul 10, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lankford amendment.
House Jul 10, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Lankford amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Kaptur demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1034 Mr. Simpson raised a point of order against the Yoho amendment (A063). Mr. Simpson stated that the provisions of the Yoho amendment seek to change existing law and constitute legislation in an appropriations bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1016 Amendment (A045) offered by Mr. Cassidy. (consideration: CR H6054-6056, H6064; text: CR H6054)Amendment prohibits the use of funds by the Department of Energy to apply the report entitled "Life Cycle Greenhouse Gas Perspective on Exporting Liquefied Natural Gas from the United States" in any public interest determination under the Natural Gas Act.
House Jul 10, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Cassidy amendment.
House Jul 10, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Cassidy amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Cassidy demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1017 Amendment (A046) offered by Mr. McNerney. (consideration: CR H6056; text: CR H6056)An amendment to prohibit the use of funds for the Bay Delta Conservation Plan.
House Jul 10, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the McNerney amendment.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1017 By unanimous consent, the McNerney amendment was withdrawn. (consideration: CR H6056)
House Jul 10, 2014 UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that, pursuant to clause 6 of Rule XVIII, the unfinished business was the question of adoption of amendments which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.993 On agreeing to the McClintock amendment (A022) Failed by recorded vote: 129 - 290 (Roll no. 379). (consideration: CR H6057)
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.995 On agreeing to the Bonamici amendment (A024) Agreed to by recorded vote: 221 - 199 (Roll no. 380). (consideration: CR H6057-6058)
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.997 On agreeing to the Speier amendment (A026) Failed by recorded vote: 184 - 235 (Roll no. 381). (consideration: CR H6058-6059)
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1002 On agreeing to the Titus amendment (A031) Failed by recorded vote: 75 - 344 (Roll no. 382). (consideration: CR H6059)
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1003 On agreeing to the Schiff amendment (A032) Agreed to by recorded vote: 216 - 205 (Roll no. 383). (consideration: CR H6059-6060)
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1005 On agreeing to the Quigley amendment (A034) Failed by recorded vote: 181 - 239 (Roll no. 384). (consideration: CR H6060-6061)
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1008 On agreeing to the Chabot amendment (A037) Failed by recorded vote: 176 - 243 (Roll no. 385). (consideration: CR H6061)
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1010 On agreeing to the Titus amendment (A039) Failed by recorded vote: 96 - 326 (Roll no. 386). (consideration: CR H6061-6062)
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1012 On agreeing to the DeLauro amendment (A041) Agreed to by recorded vote: 221 - 200 (Roll no. 387).
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1013 On agreeing to the King (IA) amendment (A042) Failed by recorded vote: 181 - 239 (Roll no. 388).
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1015 On agreeing to the Lankford amendment (A044) Agreed to by recorded vote: 227 - 191 (Roll no. 389).
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1016 On agreeing to the Cassidy amendment (A045) Agreed to by recorded vote: 232 - 187 (Roll no. 390).
House Jul 10, 2014 Mr. Simpson moved to rise.
House Jul 10, 2014 On motion to rise Agreed to by voice vote.
House Jul 10, 2014 Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 4923 as unfinished business.
House Jul 10, 2014 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H6066-6093)
House Jul 10, 2014 The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1018 Amendment (A047) offered by Mr. Barton. (consideration: CR H6066-6068; text: CR H6066)An amendment to authorize a new pilot program for the interim storage of nuclear waste.
House Jul 10, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Barton amendment, pending reservation of a point of order.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1018 By unanimous consent, the Barton amendment was withdrawn. (consideration: CR H6068)
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1019 Amendment (A048) offered by Mr. Engel. (consideration: CR H6068; text: CR H6068)An amendment to prohibit the use of funds to lease or purchase new light duty vehicles for any executive fleet, or for an agency's fleet inventory, except in accordance with Presidential Memorandum-Federal Fleet Performance, dated May 24, 2011.
House Jul 10, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Engel amendment.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1019 On agreeing to the Engel amendment (A048) Agreed to by voice vote.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1020 Amendment (A049) offered by Mr. Burgess. (consideration: CR H6068-6069, H6093-6094; text: CR H6068)Amendment prohibits the use of funds to enforce standards of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act with respect to BPAR and ER incandescent reflector lamps.
House Jul 10, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Burgess amendment.
House Jul 10, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Burgess amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Waxman demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1021 Amendment (A050) offered by Mr. Ellison. (consideration: CR H6069-6070; text: CR H6069)Amendment numbered prohibits the use of funds to enter into a contract with any person whose disclosures of a proceeding with a disposition listed in section 2313(c)(1) of title 41, U.S.C, in the Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System.
House Jul 10, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Ellison amendment No. 7.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1021 On agreeing to the Ellison amendment (A050) Agreed to by voice vote.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1022 Amendment (A051) offered by Mr. Burgess. (consideration: CR H6070; text: CR H6070)An amendment to prohibit the use of funds for obligation to any entity that commenced a case in fiscal year 2013, 2014, or before the date such funds would otherwise be so obligated in fiscal year 2015.
House Jul 10, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Burgess amendment, pending the reservation of a point of order.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1022 Mr. Simpson raised a point of order against the Burgess amendment (A051). Mr. Simpson stated that the provisions of the amendment seek to change existing law and constitute legislation in an appropriations bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1023 Amendment (A052) offered by Mr. Grayson. (consideration: CR H6070-6071; text: CR H6070-6071)Amendment prohibits the use of funds to enter into a contract with any offeror or any of its principals if the offeror certifies, as required by Federal Acquisition Regulations that the offeror has been convicted of, or is currently indicted for a range of crimes, or has delinquent taxes of more than $3,000 within a three year period of the offered contract.
House Jul 10, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Grayson amendment No. 11.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1023 On agreeing to the Grayson amendment (A052) Agreed to by voice vote.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1024 Amendment (A053) offered by Mr. LaMalfa. (consideration: CR H6071-6072, H6094; text: CR H6071)Amendment prohibits the use of funds to regulate activites identified in subparagraphs (A) and (C) of section 404(f)(1) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act or to limit the exemption in section 404(f)(1)(A) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to established or ongoing operations.
House Jul 10, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the LaMalfa amendment.
House Jul 10, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the LaMalfa amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Moran demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
House Jul 10, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gosar amendment.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1025 Amendment (A054) offered by Mr. Garamendi. (consideration: CR H6072-6073; text: CR H6072)An amendment to authorize a report from the Secretary of Energy to include an analysis of alternatives with respect to using the existing infrastructure at the Savannah River Site of the Department of Energy, including existing mixed oxide facilities, to conduct an alternative method for meeting the nuclear disposition requirements of the United States.
House Jul 10, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Garamendi amendment, pending the reservation of a point of order.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1025 Mr. Simpson raised a point of order against the Garamendi amendment (A054). Mr. Simpson stated that the provisions of the amendment seek to change existing law and constitute legislation in an appropriations bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1026 Amendment (A055) offered by Mr. LaMalfa. (consideration: CR H6073-6075; text: CR H6073)An amendment to prohibit the use of funds by the Bureau of Reclamation to terminate, or implement, administer, or enforce the termination of, the existing Sacramento River Settlement Contracts before the resolution of Natural Resources Defense council, et al v. Jewell, et al.
House Jul 10, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the LaMalfa amendment, pending the reservation of a point of order.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1026 Ms. Kaptur raised a point of order against the LaMalfa amendment (A055). Ms. Kaptur stated that the provisions of the amendment seek to change existing law and constitute legislation in an appropriations bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1027 Amendment (A056) offered by Mr. Huffman. (consideration: CR H6075; text: CR H6075)Amendment sought to reduce funds for Department of Energy-Energy Programs-Nuclear Energy by $52,000,000 and apply funding for programs, projects, and activities for the Bureau of Reclamation.
House Jul 10, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Huffman amendment.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1027 On agreeing to the Huffman amendment (A056) Failed by voice vote.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1046 On agreeing to the Gosar amendment (A075) Agreed to by voice vote.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1035 Amendment (A064) offered by Mr. Maloney, Sean. (consideration: CR H6080-6081; text: CR H6080)An amendment to prohibit use of funds to implement, administer, or enforce the order entitled "Order Accepting Proposed Tariff Revisions and Establishing a Technical Conference" issued by FERC on Aug. 13, 2013.
House Jul 10, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Sean Maloney (NY) amendment.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1035 On agreeing to the Maloney, Sean amendment (A064) Agreed to by voice vote.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1036 Amendment (A065) offered by Mr. Scalise. (consideration: CR H6081-6082; text: CR H6081)Amendment prohibits use of funds by the Corps of Engineers to implement or enforce the mitigation methodology referred to as the "Modified Charleston Method".
House Jul 10, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Scalise amendment.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1036 On agreeing to the Scalise amendment (A065) Agreed to by voice vote.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1037 Amendment (A066) offered by Mr. Yoho. (consideration: CR H6082-6083; text: CR H6082)An amendment to prohibit use of funds for "DE--FOA0000697: Sustainable Cities: Urban Energy Planning for Smart Growth in China and India".
House Jul 10, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Yoho amendment.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1037 On agreeing to the Yoho amendment (A066) Agreed to by voice vote.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1038 Amendment (A067) offered by Mr. Fleming. (consideration: CR H6083-6084; text: CR H6083)Amendment prohibits the use of funds to pay the salary of any officer or employee to carry out section 301 of the Hoover Power Plant Act of 1984 (WAPA borrowing program).
House Jul 10, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Fleming amendment No. 9.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1038 On agreeing to the Fleming amendment (A067) Agreed to by voice vote.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1039 Amendment (A068) offered by Mr. Walberg. (consideration: CR H6084; text: CR H6084)An amendment to prohibit use of funds for a green energy national media campaign.
House Jul 10, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Walberg amendment.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1039 On agreeing to the Walberg amendment (A068) Agreed to by voice vote.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1040 Amendment (A069) offered by Mr. McKinley. (consideration: CR H6084-5085, H6096; text: CR H6084)Amendment prohibits the use of funds to design, implement, administer or carry out specified assessments regarding climate change.
House Jul 10, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the McKinley amendment.
House Jul 10, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the McKinley amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Kaptur demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1041 Amendment (A070) offered by Mr. McKinley. (consideration: CR H6085; text: CR H6085)An amendment to prohibit use of funds to transform the National energy Technology Laboratory into a government-owned, contractor-operated laboratory, or to consolidate or close the National Energy Technology Laboratory.
House Jul 10, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the McKinley amendment.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1041 On agreeing to the McKinley amendment (A070) Agreed to by voice vote.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1042 Amendment (A071) offered by Mr. Weber (TX). (consideration: CR H6085-6086; text: CR H6085)An amendment to prohibit use of funds for the Cape Wind Energy Project on the Outer Continental Shelf off Massachusetts, Nantucket Sound.
House Jul 10, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Weber amendment.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1042 On agreeing to the Weber (TX) amendment (A071) Agreed to by voice vote.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1043 Amendment (A072) offered by Mrs. Blackburn. (consideration: CR H6086-6087, H6096-6097; text: CR H6086)An amendment No. 22 printed in the Congressional Record to reduce the level of funding in the bill by 1 percent across-the-board.
House Jul 10, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Blackburn amendment No. 22.
House Jul 10, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Blackburn amendment No. 22, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Blackburn demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1044 Amendment (A073) offered by Mr. Byrne. (consideration: CR H6087-6088; text: CR H6087)An amendment to prohibit use of funds to implement, administer, or enforce the executive order relating to the stewardship of oceans, coasts, and the Great Lakes, including the National Ocean Policy developed pursuant to the executive order.
House Jul 10, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Byrne amendment.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1044 On agreeing to the Byrne amendment (A073) Agreed to by voice vote.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1045 Amendment (A074) offered by Mr. Gosar. (consideration: CR H6088-6089, H6097-6098; text: CR H6088)An amendment to prohibit use of funds for the Department of Energy's Climate Model Development and Validation program.
House Jul 10, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gosar amendment.
House Jul 10, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Gosar amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Pingree demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1046 Amendment (A075) offered by Mr. Gosar. (consideration: CR H6089-6090; text: CR H6089)An amendment to prohibit use of funds to award grants or provide funding for high-efficiency toilets or indoor water-efficient toilets.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1047 Amendment (A076) offered by Mr. Kelly (PA). (consideration: CR H6090-6091; text: CR H6090)An amendment to prohibit use of funds in contravention of the Water Resources Development Act of 1986.
House Jul 10, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Kelly (PA) amendment.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1047 On agreeing to the Kelly (PA) amendment (A076) Agreed to by voice vote.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1048 Amendment (A077) offered by Mr. Hudson. (consideration: CR H6091; text: CR H6091)Amendment sought to prohibit the use of funds for any program not authorized except for amounts under the headings "National Nuclear Security Administration", "Environmental and Other Defense Activities", or "Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board".
House Jul 10, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Hudson amendment.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1048 On agreeing to the Hudson amendment (A077) Failed by voice vote.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1049 Amendment (A078) offered by Mr. Hudson. (consideration: CR H6091-6093, H6098; text: CR H6091)Amendment sought to reduce the amounts made available in the bill by 7.4831 percent except for amounts under the headings "National Nuclear Security Administration", "Environmental and Other Defense Activities", or " Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board".
House Jul 10, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Hudson amendment.
House Jul 10, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Hudson amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Hudson demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
House Jul 10, 2014 Mr. Simpson moved that the Committee rise.
House Jul 10, 2014 On motion that the Committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
House Jul 10, 2014 Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 4923 as unfinished business.
House Jul 10, 2014 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H6093-6100)
House Jul 10, 2014 The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
House Jul 10, 2014 UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question of adoption of amendments which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1020 On agreeing to the Burgess amendment (A049) Agreed to by recorded vote: 226 - 193 (Roll no. 393).
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1024 On agreeing to the LaMalfa amendment (A053) Agreed to by recorded vote: 239 - 182 (Roll no. 394).
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1032 On agreeing to the Stockman amendment (A061) Failed by recorded vote: 140 - 282 (Roll no. 395).
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1033 On agreeing to the Stockman amendment (A062) Agreed to by recorded vote: 218 - 204 (Roll no. 396).
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1040 On agreeing to the McKinley amendment (A069) Agreed to by recorded vote: 229 - 188 (Roll no. 397).
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1043 On agreeing to the Blackburn amendment (A072) Failed by recorded vote: 150 - 271 (Roll no. 398).
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1045 On agreeing to the Gosar amendment (A074) Agreed to by recorded vote: 226 - 194 (Roll no. 399).
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1049 On agreeing to the Hudson amendment (A078) Failed by recorded vote: 131 - 289 (Roll no. 400).
House Jul 10, 2014 Mr. Simpson moved for the Committee of the Whole to rise and report.
House Jul 10, 2014 On motion to rise and report Agreed to by voice vote.
House Jul 10, 2014 The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 4923.
House Jul 10, 2014 Pursuant to the rule, the previous question was ordered.
House Jul 10, 2014 The House adopted the amendments en gross as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
House Jul 10, 2014 Mr. Enyart moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Appropriations. (consideration: CR H6098-6100; text: CR H6098-6099)
House Jul 10, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Enyart motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with amendments to increase the Corps of Engineers Construction account by a total of $10 million (intended to create jobs for water restoration projects, flood control, and the development of navigation and ports); increase the Department of Energy's Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy account by $10 million (intended to create green jobs); and decrease the Department of Energy's Departmental Administration account by $20 million.
House Jul 10, 2014 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection. (consideration: CR H6099-6100)
House Jul 10, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Luetkemeyer amendment.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1028 On agreeing to the Luetkemeyer amendment (A057) Agreed to by voice vote.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1029 Amendment (A058) offered by Mr. Garamendi. (consideration: CR H6076-6077; text: CR H6076)An amendment to prohibit the use of funds to approve a liquefied natural gas export application from a facility that would be supplied with or export liquefied natural gas on foreign-flag vessels with an application that would be supplied with or export liquefied natural gas on American-flag vessels is pending.
House Jul 10, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Garamendi amendment, pending the reservation of a point of order.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1029 Mr. Simpson raised a point of order against the Garamendi amendment (A058). Mr. Simpson stated that the provisions of the amendment seek to change existing law and constitute legislation in an appropriations bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1030 Amendment (A059) offered by Mr. Luetkemeyer. (consideration: CR H6077; text: CR H6077)An amendment to prohibit the use of funds to continue the study conducted by the Army Corps of Engineers pursuant to section 5018(a)(1) of the Water Resources Development Act of 2007.
House Jul 10, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Luetkemeyer amendment.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1030 On agreeing to the Luetkemeyer amendment (A059) Agreed to by voice vote.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1031 Amendment (A060) offered by Mr. Garamendi. (consideration: CR H6077-6078; text: CR H6077)An amendment to prohibit the use of funds to approve an application for the supply or export of liquefied natural gas unless the Department of Energy has consulted with the Untied States Maritime Administration on the availability of the United States-flag vessels to transport the liquefied natural gas.
House Jul 10, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Garamendi amendment, pending the reservation of a point of order.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1031 Mr. Simpson raised a point of order against the Garamendi amendment (A060). Mr. Simpson stated that the provisions of the amendment seek to change existing law and constitute legislation in an appropriations bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1032 Amendment (A061) offered by Mr. Stockman. (consideration: CR H6078-6079, H6094-6095; text: CR H6078)An amendment to prohbit the use of funds for the Department of Energy's Loan Program Office.
House Jul 10, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the first Stockman amendment.
House Jul 10, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the first Stockman amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Stockman demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1028 Amendment (A057) offered by Mr. Luetkemeyer. (consideration: CR H6075-6076; text: CR H6075)An amendment to prohibit the use of funds for the study of the Missouri River Projects authorized in section 108 of the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriation Act, 2009.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1033 Amendment (A062) offered by Mr. Stockman. (consideration: CR H6079-6080, H6095-6096; text: CR H6079)An amendment to prohibit the use of funds by the Department of Energy to block approval of offshore drilling permits.
House Jul 10, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the second Stockman amendment.
House Jul 10, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Stockman amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Stockman demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
House Jul 10, 2014 H.AMDT.1034 Amendment (A063) offered by Mr. Yoho. (consideration: CR H6080; text: CR H6080)An amendment to prohibit use of funds to finalize, implement, or enforce any rule that would increase electricity prices or reduce electricity reliability.
House Jul 10, 2014 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
House Jul 10, 2014 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 253 - 170 (Roll no. 402).
House Jul 10, 2014 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 188 - 231 (Roll no. 401).
House Jul 10, 2014 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H6049-6065)
House Jul 10, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Yoho amendment, pending reservation of a point of order.
House Jul 9, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Chabot amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Chabot demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
House Jul 9, 2014 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 641. (consideration: CR H5971-5985, H5985-6010; text of Title I as reported in House: CR H5984, H5987, H5988, H5992, H5993, H5993-5994; text of Title II as reported in House: CR H5994, H5996-5997; text of Title III as reported in House: CR H5997, H6013,, H6014, H6015, H6016, H6017, H6019, H6020, H6021, H6023, H6024, H6025-6027, H6027-6028; text of Title IV as report in House: CR H6028, H6030, H6030-6031; text of Title V as reported in House: CR H6031, H6032)
House Jul 9, 2014 For H.R. 4899, the rule makes in order only those further amendments printed in the report. For H.R. 4293, the rule rule provides that the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. All amendments shall be debatable for 10 minutes equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent and shall not be subject to amendment.
House Jul 9, 2014 House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 641 and Rule XVIII.
House Jul 9, 2014 The Speaker designated the Honorable Diane Black to act as Chairwoman of the Committee.
House Jul 9, 2014 GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 4923.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.972 Amendment (A001) offered by Mrs. Walorski. (consideration: CR H5983-5984; text: CR H5983)Amendment increases funding for Corps of Engineers Construction (CAP) by $500,000 and reduces funding for Departmental Administration by a similar amount.
House Jul 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Walorski amendment.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.972 On agreeing to the Walorski amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.973 Amendment (A002) offered by Mr. Murphy (FL). (consideration: CR H5984-5985; text: CR H5984)Amendment increases funding for Corps of Engineers Construction by $1 million and reduces funding for Corps of Engineers Expenses by a similar amount.
House Jul 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Murphy (FL) amendment No. 8.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.973 On agreeing to the Murphy (FL) amendment (A002) Agreed to by voice vote.
House Jul 9, 2014 RISING INFORMALLY - The Committee of the Whole rose informally to receive a message from the President.
House Jul 9, 2014 RESUMED SITTING - The Committee of the Whole resumed its sitting.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.974 Amendment (A003) offered by Mr. Cassidy. (consideration: CR H5985; text: CR H5985)Amendment increases funding for Corps of Engineers Construction by $5 million and reduces funding for Departmental Administration at DOE by a similar amount.
House Jul 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Cassidy amendment No. 4.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.974 On agreeing to the Cassidy amendment (A003) Agreed to by voice vote.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.975 Amendment (A004) offered by Mr. Lujan, Ben Ray (NM). (consideration: CR H5985-5986; text: CR H5985)An amendment to increase funding for Corps of Engineers Construction by $15 million and to reduce funding for Corps of Engineers Expenses by a similar amount.
House Jul 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Ben Ray Lujan amendment.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.975 By unanimous consent, the Lujan, Ben Ray (NM) amendment was withdrawn. (consideration: CR H5986)
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.976 Amendment (A005) offered by Mr. Cicilline. (consideration: CR H5986-5987; text: CR H5986)An amendment to provide that $44 million in funding be specifically allocated for environmental infrastructure projects for financially distressed municipalities.
House Jul 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Cicilline amendment, pending reservation of a point of order.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.976 By unanimous consent, the Cicilline amendment was withdrawn. (consideration: CR H5987)
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.977 Amendment (A006) offered by Mr. McAllister. (consideration: CR H5987-5988, H6004-6005; text: CR H5987)Amendment sought to increase funding for Corps of Engineers Flood Damage Reduction projects in the Mississippi River Valley below Cape Girardeau, Missouri by $47 million and to reduce funding for Renewable Energy Programs Construction by $127 million.
House Jul 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the McAllister amendment.
House Jul 9, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the McAllister amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. McAllister demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.978 Amendment (A007) offered by Mr. Crawford. (consideration: CR H5988; text: CR H5988)An amendment to redirect $18.8 million in funding within the Mississippi River and Tributaries account.
House Jul 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Crawford amendment.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.978 By unanimous consent, the Crawford amendment was withdrawn. (consideration: CR H5988)
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.979 Amendment (A008) offered by Ms. Hahn. (consideration: CR H5988-5991, H6005; text: CR H5988)Amendment sought to increase funding for the Corps of Engineers Operation and Maintenance account (harbor maintenance) by $57.6 million and to reduce funding for Nuclear Energy Programs by $73,309,100.
House Jul 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Hahn amendment.
House Jul 9, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Hahn amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Simpson demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of the adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.980 Amendment (A009) offered by Mr. Cassidy. (consideration: CR H5991; text: CR H5991)Amendment increases funding for Operation and Maintenance by $1 million and reduces funding for Departmental Administration by a similar amount.
House Jul 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Cassidy amendment.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.980 On agreeing to the Cassidy amendment (A009) Agreed to by voice vote.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.981 Amendment (A010) offered by Mr. Lankford. (consideration: CR H5991; text: CR H5991)Amendment provides such sums as are necessary to carry out a study authorized in section 6002 of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 which allows the Corps of Engineers to evaluate its inventory of projects requiring operation and maintenance.
House Jul 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provsions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lankford amendment.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.981 On agreeing to the Lankford amendment (A010) Agreed to by voice vote.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.982 Amendment (A011) offered by Mr. Gosar. (consideration: CR H5992-5993, H6006; text: CR H5992)Amendment sought to reduce Corps of Engineers Expenses by $4 million and apply the savings to the spending reduction account.
House Jul 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gosar amendment.
House Jul 9, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Gosar amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Simpson demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of the adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.983 Amendment (A012) offered by Mr. Bilirakis. (consideration: CR H5993; text: CR H5993)An amendment to strike the $2 million in funding for the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works and to apply the savings to the spending reduction account.
House Jul 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Bilirakis amendment.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.983 By unanimous consent, the Bilirakis amendment was withdrawn. (consideration: CR H5993)
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.984 Amendment (A013) offered by Mr. Ruiz. (consideration: CR H5994-5995; text: CR H5994)Amendment reduces, then increases the funding for the Water and Related Resources account by $1 million for the purpose of addressing environmental restoration and specifically, the Salton Sea.
House Jul 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Ruiz amendment.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.984 On agreeing to the Ruiz amendment (A013) Agreed to by voice vote.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.985 Amendment (A014) offered by Mr. Gardner. (consideration: CR H5995; text: Cr H5995)Amendment reduces, then increases the funding for the Water and Related Resources account by $3 million for the purpose of allowing the Bureau of Reclamation more flexibility in providing conservation measures and water stabilization in areas such as the Arkansas Valley Conduit.
House Jul 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gardner amendment.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.985 On agreeing to the Gardner amendment (A014) Agreed to by voice vote.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.986 Amendment (A015) offered by Mrs. Noem. (consideration: CR H5995-5996; text: CR H5995)Amendment increases funding for rural water projects and programs for State and Local governments and federally recognized Indian tribes by $10 million and reduces funding for Renewable Energy Construction by $7 million and Salaries and Expenses of DOE by $6 million.
House Jul 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Noem amendment.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.986 On agreeing to the Noem amendment (A015) Agreed to by voice vote.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.987 Amendment (A016) offered by Ms. Castor (FL). (cosideration: CR H5997-5998; text: CR H5997)Amendment sought to increase funding for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy by $112,686,000 and reduce funding for Fossil Energy Research and Development by $165 million.
House Jul 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Castor amendment.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.987 On agreeing to the Castor (FL) amendment (A016) Failed by voice vote.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.988 Amendment (A017) offered by Mr. Wenstrup. (consideration: CR H5998-5999, H6006-6007; text: CR H5998)Amendment sought to direct $15 million to the Uranium Enrichment Decontamination and Decommissioning Fund for the purpose of the decommissioning and cleaning of the Portsmouth plant in Pike County, Ohio. The funds would have been offset by reductions in funding for administrative and energy accounts.
House Jul 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Wenstrup amendment.
House Jul 9, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Wenstrup amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Wenstrup demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.989 Amendment (A018) offered by Mr. Swalwell (CA). (consideration: CR H5999-6000, H6007; text: CR H5999)Amendment sought to increase funding for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy by $111,641,000 and reduce funding for Fossil Energy Research and Development by $161,879,450.
House Jul 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Swalwell amendment.
House Jul 9, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Swalwell amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Swalwell demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.990 Amendment (A019) offered by Mr. Byrne. (consideration: CR H6000-6002, H6007-6008; text: CR H6000)Amendment sought to strike all of the funding for the Department of Energy's Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy program and to apply the savings to the spending reduction account.
House Jul 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Byrne amendment.
House Jul 9, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Byrne amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Byrne demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.991 Amendment (A020) offered by Mr. Cohen. (consideration: CR H6002-6003; text: CR H6002)An amendment to increase funding for the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy by $10,340,000 and reduce funding for Fossil Energy Research and Development by $15,000,000.
House Jul 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Cohen amendment.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.991 By unanimous consent, the Cohen amendment was withdrawn. (consideration: CR H6003)
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.992 Amendment (A021) offered by Mr. McClintock. (consideration: CR H6003-6004, H6008-6009; text: CR H6003)Amendment sought to reduce funds for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy by $1,789,000,000; Nuclear Energy Programs by $717 million; Fossil Energy Research and Development Programs by $593 million and apply $3,099,000,000 to the spending reduction account.
House Jul 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the McClintock amendment.
House Jul 9, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the McClintock amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. McClintock demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.977 On agreeing to the McAllister amendment (A006) Failed by recorded vote: 132 - 284 (Roll no. 371).
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.979 On agreeing to the Hahn amendment (A008) Agreed to by recorded vote: 281 - 137 (Roll no. 372).
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.982 On agreeing to the Gosar amendment (A011) Failed by recorded vote: 104 - 316 (Roll no. 373).
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.988 On agreeing to the Wenstrup amendment (A017) Failed by recorded vote: 112 - 309 (Roll no. 374).
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.989 On agreeing to the Swalwell (CA) amendment (A018) Failed by recorded vote: 172 - 245 (Roll no. 375).
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.990 On agreeing to the Byrne amendment (A019) Failed by recorded vote: 110 - 310 (Roll no. 376).
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.992 On agreeing to the McClintock amendment (A021) Failed by recorded vote: 97 - 321 (Roll no. 377).
House Jul 9, 2014 Mr. Graves (GA) moved that the Committee rise.
House Jul 9, 2014 On motion that the Committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
House Jul 9, 2014 Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 4923 as unfinished business.
House Jul 9, 2014 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H6010-6032)
House Jul 9, 2014 The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.993 Amendment (A022) offered by Mr. McClintock. (consideration: CR H6010-6011; text: CR H6010)Amendment sought to reduce funds for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Programs by $22 million; Nuclear Energy Programs by $9,810,000; Fossil Energy Research and Development by $30,935,000; Department of Energy Departmental Administration by $9,551,000; Salaries and Expenses for Nuclear Regulatory Commission by $49,062,000 and apply $121,358,000 to the spending reduction account.
House Jul 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the McClintock amendment
House Jul 9, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the McClintock amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. McClintock demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.994 Amendment (A023) offered by Mr. Perry. (consideration: CR H6011-6012; text: H6011)An amendment to increase funds for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Programs by $20.1 million and reduce funds for Salaries and Expenses for the Department of Energy by the same amount.
House Jul 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Perry amendment
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.994 By unanimous consent, the Perry amendment was withdrawn. (consideration: CR H6012)
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.995 Amendment (A024) offered by Ms. Bonamici. (consideration: CR H6012-6013; text: CR H6012)Amendment increases funds for energy efficiency and renewable energy programs by $9 million and reduces funds for the Departmental Administration account of the Department of Energy by a similar amount.
House Jul 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Bonamici amendment.
House Jul 9, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Bonamici amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Bonamici demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.996 Amendment (A025) offered by Mr. McNerney. (consideration: CR H6013; text: CR H6013)Amendment sought to increase funding for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy by $20 million and reduce funding for Departmental Administration by the same amount.
House Jul 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the McNerney amendment.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.996 On agreeing to the McNerney amendment (A025) Failed by voice vote.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.997 Amendment (A026) offered by Ms. Speier. (consideration: CR H6014-6015; text: CR H6014)Amendment sought to reduce funding for Fossil Energy Research Development by $30,935,000 and apply the savings to the spending reduction account.
House Jul 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Speier amendment.
House Jul 9, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Speier amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Speier demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.998 Amendment (A027) offered by Ms. Kaptur. (consideration: CR H6015-6016; text: CR H6015)Amendment reduces funds for the Energy Information Administration by $500,000 and increases funds for Salaries and Expenses for the Department of Energy by the same amount.
House Jul 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Kaptur amendment.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.998 On agreeing to the Kaptur amendment (A027) Agreed to by voice vote.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.999 Amendment (A028) offered by Mr. Reed. (consideration: CR H6016-6017; text: CR H6016)Amendment increases funds for the Non-Defense Environmental Cleanup by $4 million and reduces funds for the Salaries and Expenses of the Department of Energy by the same amount.
House Jul 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Reed amendment.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.999 On agreeing to the Reed amendment (A028) Agreed to by voice vote.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.1000 Amendment (A029) offered by Mr. Foster. (consideration: CR H6017-6018; text: CR H6017)An amendment to increase funds in the Science account by $40,155,000 and reduce funds funds for Atomic Energy Defense Activities, National Nuclear Security Administration, Weapons Activities account by a similar amount.
House Jul 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Foster amendment.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.1000 By unanimous consent, the Foster amendment was withdrawn. (consideration: CR H6018)
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.1001 Amendment (A030) offered by Mr. Foster. (consideration: CR H6018-6019; text: CR H6018)An amendment to transfer $300,000 within the Science account.
House Jul 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Foster amendment.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.1001 On agreeing to the Foster amendment (A030) Agreed to by voice vote.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.1002 Amendment (A031) offered by Ms. Titus. (consideration: CR H6019-6020; text: CR H6019)Amendment sought to strike the funds for the Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Disposal Plan and apply the amount ($150 million) to the spending reduction account.
House Jul 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Titus amendment No. 15.
House Jul 9, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Titus amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Titus demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.1003 Amendment (A032) offered by Mr. Schiff. (consideration: CR H6020-6021; text: CR H6020)Amendment increases funds for the Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E) account by $20 million and reduces funds for the Departmental Administration account of the Department of Energy by a similar amount.
House Jul 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Schiff amendment.
House Jul 9, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Schiff amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Schiff demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.1004 Amendment (A033) offered by Ms. Kaptur. (consideration: CR H6021-6023; text: CR H6022)Amendment transfers $1 million within the Departmental Administration Account for the Department of Energy for the purpose of funding environmental justice programs for minority groups.
House Jul 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Kaptur amendment.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.1004 On agreeing to the Kaptur amendment (A033) Agreed to by voice vote.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.1005 Amendment (A034) offered by Mr. Quigley. (consideration: CR H6023-6024; text: CR H6023)Amendment sought to reduce funds for the National Nuclear Security Administration, Weapons Activities account (specifically the Long Range Standoff Cruise Missile Warhead Study) by $7.6 million and apply the savings to the spending reduction account.
House Jul 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Quigley amendment.
House Jul 9, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Quigley amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Quigley demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.1006 Amendment (A035) offered by Mr. Fortenberry. (consideration: CR H6024-6025; text: CR H6024)An amendment to transfer $25 million within the the Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation account (specifically from the Mixed Oxide Fuel Program to other accounts such as the Global Threat Reduction Initiative).
House Jul 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Fortenberry amendment.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.1006 By unanimous consent, the Fortenberry amendment was withdrawn. (consideration: CR H6025)
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.1007 Amendment (A036) offered by Mr. Lankford. (consideration: CR H6027; text: CR H6027)An amendment to insert "the number of proposals or applications submitted for the award, documentation of the basis for selection of award recipient" as an additional provision required in the report to Congress for the award or grant.
House Jul 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lankford amendment, pending reservation of a point of order.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.1007 Mr. Simpson raised a point of order against the Lankford amendment (A036). Mr. Simpson stated that the provisions of the amendment changes existing law and constitutes legislation in an appropriations bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.1008 Amendment (A037) offered by Mr. Chabot. (consideration: CR H6028-6030; text: CR H6029)Amendment sought to strike all funding for the Denali Commission and apply the savings of $10 million to the spending reduction account.
House Jul 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Chabot amendment.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.1009 Amendment (A038) offered by Mr. Fattah. (consideration: CR H6030; text: CR H6030)An amendment which transfers $1 within the Northern Border Regional Commission account.
House Jul 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Fattah amendment.
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.1009 By unanimous consent, the Fattah amendment was withdrawn. (consideration; CR H6030)
House Jul 9, 2014 H.AMDT.1010 Amendment (A039) offered by Ms. Titus. (consideration: CR H6031-6032; text: CR H6031)Amendment sought to strike Section 506 which relates to the Yucca Mountain Geologic Repository License Application.
House Jul 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Titus amendment No. 14.
House Jul 9, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Titus amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Titus demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
House Jul 9, 2014 Mr. Simpson moved to rise.
House Jul 9, 2014 On motion to rise Agreed to by voice vote.
House Jul 9, 2014 Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 4923 as unfinished business.
House Jun 25, 2014 Rule H. Res. 641 passed House.
House Jun 24, 2014 Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 641 Reported to House. For H.R. 4899, the rule makes in order only those further amendments printed in the report. For H.R. 4293, the rule rule provides that the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. All amendments shall be debatable for 10 minutes equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent and shall not be subject to amendment.
House Jun 20, 2014 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 362.
House Jun 20, 2014 The House Committee on Appropriations reported an original measure, H. Rept. 113-486, by Mr. Simpson.
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