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Republican Cloakroom

Next Vote: Approximately 4:30 p.m.
Last Vote: 6:00 p.m.
THURSDAY, JUNE 13TH, 2024

The House will meet for Morning Hour at noon

Legislative Business will begin at noon

Fifteen One Minutes per side

Legislation Considered Pursuant to a Rule:

H.R. 8070 – Servicemember Quality of Life Improvement and National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2025 (Sponsored by Rep. Rogers (AL) / Armed Services Committee) – 350 AmendmentsAmendment debate continued at 12:26 p.m.

Unlimited One Minutes per side

Special Orders: Republicans have the first hour

MONDAY, JUNE 10TH

On Monday, the House is not in session. 

TUESDAY, JUNE 11TH

On Tuesday, the House will meet at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Votes will be postponed until 6:30 p.m. 

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

H.R. 7104 – National SBDC Advisory Board Improvement Act (Sponsored by Rep. Mann / Small Business Committee)

 H.R. 7988 – SPUR Act (Sponsored by Rep. Stauber / Small Business Committee)

 H.R. 7989 – ThinkDIFFERENTLY About Disability Employment Act (Sponsored by Rep. Molinaro / Small Business Committee)

 H.R. 8014 – Transparency and Predictability in Small Business Opportunities Act (Sponsored by Rep. Mfume / Small Business Committee)

 H.R. 7984 – Rural Small Business Resilience Act (Sponsored by Rep. Pappas / Small Business Committee)

 H.R. 537 – Forgotten Heroes of the Holocaust Congressional Gold Medal Act (Sponsored by Rep. Salazar / Financial Services Committee)

 H. Res. 965 – Calling for the immediate release of Ryan Corbett, a United States citizen, who was wrongfully detained by the Taliban on August 10, 2022, and condemning the wrongful detention of Americans by the Taliban (Sponsored by Rep. Tenney / Foreign Affairs Committee)

 H. Con. Res. 27 – Condemning Russia’s unjust and arbitrary detention of Russian opposition leader Vladimir Kara-Murza who has stood up in defense of democracy, the rule of law, and free and fair elections in Russia, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Keating / Foreign Affairs Committee)

S. 138 – Promoting a Resolution to the Tibet-China Dispute Act (Sponsored by Sen. Merkley / Foreign Affairs Committee)

 H.R. 6543 – No Hidden FEES Act of 2023 (Sponsored by Rep. Kim (CA) / Energy and Commerce Committee)

 H.R. 2964 – WIPPES Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. McClain / Energy and Commerce Committee)

 WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12TH AND THE BALANCE OF THE WEEK

dOn Wednesday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. On Thursday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. On Friday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. Last votes expected no later than 3:00 p.m. 

Legislation Considered Pursuant to a Rule:

H. Res. __ – Report to accompany the Resolution Recommending that the House of Representatives Find United States Attorney General Merrick B. Garland in Contempt of Congress for Refusal to Comply with a Subpoena Duly Issued by the Committee on the Judiciary (Sponsored by Rep. Jordan / Judiciary Committee)

 H.R. 8070 – Servicemember Quality of Life Improvement and National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2025 (Sponsored by Rep. Rogers (AL) / Armed Services Committee)

Additional legislative items are possible.

Vote Sheets

Greene (R-GA) – Amendment No. 37 – Provides that none of the funds made available by this Act may be used for assistance to Ukraine 

Y 74
N 343

Rosendale (R-MT) – Amendment No. 52 – Prohibits TRICARE from covering and the Department of Defense from furnishing gender transition surgeries and gender hormone treatments for individuals that identify as transgender

Y 213
N 206

Van Duyne (R-TX) – Amendment No. 55 – Prohibits the Secretary of Defense from paying for or reimbursing expenses relating to abortion services 

Y 214
N 207

Gaetz (R-FL) – Amendment No. 40 – prohibition on the transfer of cluster munitions 

Y 134
N 286

Grothman (R-WI), offered on the behalf of Banks (R-IN) – Amendment No. 41 – Establishes a permanent hiring freeze for diversity, equity, and inclusion jobs in the Department 

Y 216
N 206

Norman (R-SC) – Amendment No. 42 – Eliminates any offices of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion within the Armed Forces and Department of Defense along with the personnel in said offices 

Y 211
N 208

Higgins (R-LA) – Amendment No. 43 – Eliminates the position of Chief Diversity Officer of the Department of Defense and prohibits the establishment of any substantially similar position 

Y 214
N 210

Clyde (R-GA) – Amendment No. 44 – Directs the Secretary of the Army to relocate the Reconciliation Memorial, also known as the Reconciliation Monument, to its original location in Arlington National Cemetery 

Y 192
N 230

Williams (R-TX) – Amendment No. 45 – Prohibits funding of companies who function to demonetize domestic entities based on their lawful speech 

Y 218
N 206

Steube (R-FL) – Amendment No. 46 – Prohibits DODEA from purchasing, displaying, or maintaining material that promotes radical gender ideology or pornographic content 

Y 221
N 202

Boebert (R-CO) – Amendment No. 48 – prohibition on federal funding for the Countering Extremist Activity Working Group or implement any recommendations from the group  

Y 215
N 202

Mills (R-FL) – Amendment No. 49 – Strikes exemption that allows military chain of command or senior civilian leadership to approve the display of unapproved flags at military installations 

Y 217
N 206

Waltz (R-FL) – Amendment No. 50 – Edits the provision signed into law in the (10 FY24 NDAA, reverting it back to the House-passed language to create sexneutral physical fitness standards for combat MOS’; adds 2 additional combat MOSs 

Y 205
N 216

Norman (R-SC) – Amendment No. 53 – Prohibits the provision of gender transition procedures, including surgery or medication, through the Exceptional Family Medical Program 

Y 218
N 205

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H.R. 8070 – Servicemember Quality of Life Improvement and National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2025

To view all amendments to H.R. 8070, click here.

Standalone amendments receive up to 10 minutes of debate. En blocs receive up to forty minutes of debate.

Rogers (R-AL), offered on behalf of Pfluger (R-TX) – Amendment No. 1 – Requires the Secretary of the Air Force, in coordination with the STRATCOM Commander, to develop and then implement a plan to restore the B-52 bombers’ nuclear capacities

Adopted by Voice

Y
N

EN BLOC #1: Offered by Rogers (R-AL) ADOPTED BY VOICE

Schneider (D-IL) – Amendment No. 2 – Instructs the Secretary of Defense to provide a briefing to HFAC/HASC/HPSCI about US efforts to support Israel’s efforts to rescue the hostages in Gaza. Revision removes sense of Congress and authorizations, and adds findings and a briefing requirement  

Fry (R-SC) – Amendment No. 3 – Declares that Israel is the United States’ greatest ally in the Middle East and demands the release of all hostages held by Hamas

Buchanan (R-FL) – Amendment No. 7 – Sense of Congress supporting the mission of the Department of Defense in helping Israel fend of attacks from Hamas by supporting the Iron Dome system

Gosar (R-AZ) – Amendment No. 11 – Requires the expeditious disclosure of all records relating to the January 28, 2024 attack on Tower 22 in Jordan

Mace (R-SC) – Amendment No. 12 – Prohibits funds authorized or otherwise made available for the Department of Defense in FY25 from being used to build, maintain, or repair a pier off the coast of Gaza, or to transport aid to such a pier

Davidson (R-OH) – Amendment No. 13 – Prohibits funding for the acquisition, construction, installation, maintenance, or restoration of a temporary or permanent pier, port, or similar structure off the coast of Gaza, including for the deployment of any equipment or members of the Armed Forces to Gaza relating to such structure

Perry (R-PA) – Amendment No. 15 –  Prohibits the use of funds made available by this Act to promote a “one country, two systems” solution for Taiwan

Ogles (R-TN)  – Amendment No. 16 – Prevents funds authorized by this Act from being made available to any company based in the People’s Republic of China or any company whose beneficial ownership is Chinese 

Ogles (R-TN) – Amendment No. 17 – Strikes the national security waiver (subsection b of Section 1259 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019). That waiver leaves open the possibility of PRC participation in RIMPAC naval exercises 

Barr (R-KY) – Amendment No. 19 – Requires the DOD to publish the names of all Chinese Military Companies listed on the 1260H list in Mandarin Chinese as well as English 

Reschenthaler (R-PA) – Amendment No. 20 – Prohibits funds to support the Wuhan Institute of Virology, EcoHealth Alliance, any laboratory owned or controlled by adversarial nations, or gain of-function research of concern

Gosar (R-AZ) – Amendment No. 25 – Authorizes employees at the Yuma Proving Grounds to use nonelectric vehicles in the performance of their duties 

Edwards (R-NC) – Amendment No. 27 – Requires the Department of Defense to submit an annual report to the Administrator of the General Services Administration on certain office space occupancy data. Requires the Secretary of Defense to draft and finalize written procedures to govern the return of unused office space to the General Services Administration

Crawford (R-AR) – Amendment No. 29 – Directs the Secretary of the Air Force to submit to the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and House of Representatives a report on the feasibility and advisability of a reactivation of Eaker Air Force Base in Blytheville, AR to serve as an Air Force Training Center 

Walberg (R-MI) – Amendment No. 30 – Requires a report from the Secretary of Defense within 180 days and on an annual basis thereafter regarding the number of instances in which illegal aliens attempt to enter a military installation 

Buchanan (R-FL) – Amendment No. 31 – Expresses a sense of Congress that the United States should not be spending more money to house illegal immigrants than we do on housing for America’s military families 

Green (R-TN) – Amendment No. 32 – Shifts Mexico from the area of the responsibility of United States Northern Command to the area of responsibility of United States Southern Command 

Crenshaw (R-TX) – Amendment No. 33 – This amendment requires a report from SECDEF on Mexican military action against Mexican drug cartels, Mexican military capabilities, and DOD operational plans to defeat Mexican drug cartels with varying degrees of coordination and cooperation from the Mexican government

Tenney (R-NY) – Amendment No. 59 – Makes the report required by Section 1236 of the FY23 NDAA into an annual report for 5 years

Graves (R-LA) – Amendment No. 60 –  Adds countering illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing as an authorization for which the Secretary may support foreign security capacity building. Identical to H.R. 5479 (118th Congress)

Houchin (R-IN) – Amendment No. 62 – Requires DoD schools notify parents if their student is not reading at grade-level proficiency by the end of third grade 

Foster (D-IL) – Amendment No. 63 – Codifies NNSA as the interagency lead on nuclear forensics, making NNSA responsible for integrating the National Technical Nuclear Forensics (NTNF) activities in a consistent, unified strategic direction 

Gosar (R-AZ) – Amendment No. 64 – Requires the DoD to submit a report to Congress on the training of Ukrainian Armed Forces, including pilots, within the geographic United States 

Van Duyne (R-TX) – Amendment No. 65 – Requires a study and a report on allowing organ procurement organizations access to Space-A flights operated by DoD 

Boebert (R-CO) – Amendment No. 66 – Require DoD to report on institutions of higher education which host Confucius Institutes that have received DoD funding 

Garamendi (D-CA) – Amendment No. 67 – Closes “Buy America” loophole to subject loans and loan guarantees for shipyard improvements under the Maritime Administration’s (MARAD) Federal Ship Financing (Title XI) Program to the same “Buy America” requirements for the Small Shipyard Grant Program under current law (FY2020 NDAA) 

Garamendi (D-CA) – Amendment No. 68 – Adds the Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard to the Joint Chiefs of Staff 

Huizenga (R-MI) – Amendment No. 69 – Expresses the sense of Congress that each NATO member state should commit, at a minimum, 2% of its GDP to defense spending to ensure NATO’s military readiness 

Bacon (R-NE) – Amendment No. 70 – Revises existing copyright protections for faculty of Department of Defense academic institutions 

Pfluger (R-TX) – Amendment No. 71 – Revokes the security clearances to retired or separated civilian and/or military Department of Defense personnel that engage in lobbying for certain Chinese companies 

Pfluger (R-TX) – Amendment No. 72 – Requires the administration to provide information on how proceeds from illicit Iranian oil exports are funding the IRGC and Iranian-backed terrorist proxies

Donalds (R-FL) – Amendment No. 73 – Directs the Secretary of Defense to compile a list of at least 30 specific opportunities to potentially deploy advanced nuclear reactors to bolster the DOD’s operational energy, installation energy, and expeditionary energy capabilities 

Davis (D-NC) – Amendment No. 74 – Increases (with an offset to an under-executed account) Air Force Base Support to modernize installation law enforcement operations and physical security protection and services 

Case (D-HI) – Amendment No. 75 – Requires a study into how to improve the Navy’s use of net metering

Bacon (R-NE) – Amendment No. 76 – Establishes a pilot program within the Department of the Air Force for rapid response language training

Massie (R-KY) – Amendment No. 77 – Requires a report on the casualty and equipment losses for both sides involved in the conflict in Ukraine 

Mills (R-FL) – Amendment No. 78 – Codifies current DoD MWR retail facility policy to permit Department of Defense civilians and retirees or department in which the Coast Guard is operating to use MWR retail facilities on the same basis as members of the armed forces. A civilian employee or retired civilian employee may not purchase tobacco or a military uniform at MWR retail facilities

Huizenga (R-MI) – Amendment No. 79 – Requires the Department of Defense to report to Congress building upon the restriction on DOD’s contact with the PLA by detailing measures DOD is taking to mitigate the risk of the PLA gaining indirect knowledge of US Armed Forces’ equipment and operational tactics, techniques, and produces through interaction with the militaries of US allies and partners. The report should identify any obstacles to ensuring sufficient partners awareness of these risks and for conducting the necessary follow-up and end-use monitoring to ensure compliance 

Gottheimer (D-NJ) – Amendment No. 80 – Increases the National Defense Education Program by $5 million to strengthen and expand STEM education opportunities and workforce initiatives targeted at military students 

Case (D-HI) – Amendment No. 81 – Requires a study to identify the combat medical support requirements needed during a crisis or conflict in the broader Indo-Pacific and determine the best medical strategy to minimize casualties and reduce risk to the joint force 

Neguse (D-CO) – Amendment No. 82 – Requires the Secretary of Defense to submit a report to Congress evaluating beneficiary access to TRICARE network pharmacies under the TPharm5 contract and changes in beneficiary access versus the TPharm4 contract 

Neguse (D-CO) – Amendment No. 83 – Requires responsiveness testing of Defense Logistics Agency pharmaceutical contracts 

Edwards (R-NC) – Amendment No. 84 – Requires the Department of Defense to conduct an assessment of the 15 counties in Western North Carolina as potential locations for future defense assets and to prepare a report for Congress 

Banks (R-IN) – Amendment No. 85 – Prohibits DOD from contracting with any entity which provides semiconductors or related products or services to Huawei 

Neguse (D-CO) – Amendment No. 86 – Requires the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, in coordination with the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, to establish a database to record training performed by members of the Armed Forces and make such information available to states and other employers to satisfy civilian licensing and certification requirements, and provide service members with a competency report before transitioning to civilian life 

Neguse (D-CO) – Amendment No. 87 – Requires the Secretary of Defense to take certain actions to establish a comprehensive training standard and certification program for military vehicle operations, aiming to address the persistent issue of inadequate training and reduce incidents, particularly vehicle rollovers, caused by operator inexperience and lack of training 

Neguse (D-CO) – Amendment No. 88 – Requires the Secretary of Defense to provide housing accommodations for members of the Armed Forces and their dependents who are on military housing waitlists 

Neguse (D-CO) – Amendment No. 89 – Requires the Secretary of Defense to establish University Centers for Arctic National Security Studies, in collaboration with the Ted Stevens Center for Arctic Security Studies, to set mission priorities for the Department of Defense relating to the Arctic domain 

Fallon (R-TX) – Amendment No. 90 – Amends the Secondary Education Act (SEA) to ensure military recruiters have the same physical access to campus as other non-military recruiters from industry, private business, and higher education. Requires the DOD to report to Department of Education an annual report on schools that do not follow the provision. This amendment is the same textually and substantively as HR 8269 

Obernolte (R-CA) – Amendment No. 91 –  Directs GAO to study Home-Based Businesses at remote and isolated installations and make recommendations on ways to improve the program in order to address critical quality of life, morale, and welfare issues 

Obernolte (R-CA) – Amendment No. 92 – Directs the Under Secretary of Defense and the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) to assess and report back to Congress on domestic high-potential Rare Earth Element (REE) sites where new or additional mining operations could be established

Neguse (D-CO) – Amendment No. 93 – Requires the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness to conduct a study and report on military grace period reforms, focusing on the impact and stigma of unit tasking during the Transition Assistance Program on service members’ ability to transition to civilian life 

Brownley (D-CA) – Amendment No. 94 – Provides $20 million for the C130 modular airborne firefighting system (MAFFS), the remaining amount necessary to complete acquisition for the 4 MAFFS units nation-wide, including California, Colorado, North Carolina, and Wyoming. Offset from VC-25B, which GAO has identified as delayed and unable to spend funds 

Lee (D-NV) – Amendment No. 95 – Authorizes the Secretary of the Air Force and Secretary of the Navy to designate the assignment of a member of the Armed Forces to Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, or Naval Air Station Fallon, Nevada, respectively, as an assignment that makes the member eligible for assignment incentive pay

Pettersen (D-CO) – Amendment No. 96 – Requires the Secretary of Defense, in consultation with the Secretaries of the military departments, to publish a guide regarding how a survivor of a deceased member of the Armed Services may receive the personal effects of such member and file a claim with the Secretary of military department concerned if the survivor believes the effects were disposed of incorrectly

Houlahan (D-PA) – Amendment No. 97 – Requires a report on the TRICARE program’s copays related to outpatient visits for mental health or behavioral health care

Houlahan (D-PA) – Amendment No. 98 – PILOT PROGRAM TO TEST STANDALONE ELECTRO-DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY TO IMPROVE EFFICIENCIES IN SUPPLY-CHAIN MANAGEMENT, MEDICAL READINESS, AND MEDICAL PROCESSES 

Joyce (R-OH) – Amendment No. 99 – Requires the Department of Defense to carry out a two-year pilot program to program suicide prevention resources onto smart devices issued to members of the Armed Forces and to provide training on these resources. Identical to H.R. 3009 (118th Congress)

Panetta (D-CA) – Amendment No. 100 – Authorizes the Medal of Honor upgrade for Thomas H. Griffin for acts of valor as a member of the Army during the Vietnam War

Obernolte (R-CA) – Amendment No. 101 – Directs the Air Force to pursue efforts to research, develop, and demonstrate advanced propellant mixing technologies for solid rocket motor (SRM) propulsion systems

Panetta (D-CA) – Amendment No. 102 – Creates a foreign military officer subject matter expert exchange program with key Middle East partners in areas such as artificial intelligence, military doctrine and spending, cyber resiliency, counterterrorism, and more 

Panetta (D-CA) – Amendment No. 103 – Directs the Commander of USSOCOM, in consultation with the Commander of USNORTHCOM, to develop a Special Operations Forces Arctic Security strategy

Cammack (R-FL) – Amendment No. 104 – Establishes a Working Group to identify potential applications for blockchain technology, smart contracts, or distributed ledger technologies to improve efficiencies or functions at the Department of Defense

Davidson (R-OH) – Amendment No. 105 – Requires the Secretary of Defense to submit to Congress a report on allied contributions to the common defense 

Jackson Lee (D-TX) – Amendment No. 106 – Seeks a report 180 days following enactment from the Secretary of DoD, which will include the Coast Guard, on the rate of maternity mortality rate among members of the Armed Forces and the dependents of such members 

Moore (R-AL) – Amendment No. 107 – Requires the Department of Defense to report funding transfers to Members of Congress whose district(s) would be negatively impacted by a funding transfer or reprogramming action. It also requires the relevant military service to provide a briefing, if requested, to the relevant Member(s) of Congress as to why the transfer was necessary

Jackson Lee (D-TX) – Amendment No. 108 – Requires Secretary of Defense to report to Congress programs and procedures employed to ensure students studying abroad through Department of Defense National Security Education Programs are trained to recognize, resist, and report against recruitment efforts by agents of foreign governments

Jackson Lee (D-TX) – Amendment No. 109 – Directs the Secretary of Defense to promulgate regulations to ensure that candidates granted admission to attend a military academy undergo screening for speech disorders and be provided the results of the screening test and a list of warfare unrestricted line (URL) Officer positions and occupation specialists that require successful performance on the speech test. Academy students shall have the option of undergoing speech therapy to reduce speech disorders or impediments 

Hayes (D-CT) – Amendment No. 110 – Requires the military departments to review all installation-level web information about suicide prevention and behavioral health and ensure that contact information is up to date

Amodei (R-NV) – Amendment No. 111 – Directs the Secretary of the Navy, the Commandant of the Marine Corps, and the Commandant of the Coast Guard to submit a report on a Tri-Service Arctic Maritime Strategy outlining areas of cooperation and alignment within the Arctic region to combat current and potential threats, as well as provide guidance on how the three branches can deepen cooperation and pursue joint modernization efforts in the Arctic

Case (D-HI) – Amendment No. 112 – Seeks to find ways for the four Navy public shipyards to pool together efforts to maximize the number of people entering into its apprenticeship program

Ezell (R-MS) – Amendment No. 113 – Enhances military readiness during a declared emergency by ensuring critical cargo can be efficiently moved through ports. This amendment is substantively identical to H.R. 6140

Gottheimer (D-NJ) – Amendment No. 114 – Expresses support for joint U.S.-Israel cooperation in the space arena between NASA and the Israel Space Agency, including joint U.S. Air Force and the Israeli Air Force’s newly created Space Force in areas of research, development, test, and evaluation 

Scott, Austin (R-GA) – Amendment No. 115 – Modifies the types of support for counterdrug activities and activities to counter transnational organized crime. Enables DoD to support law enforcement requests within the Joint Interagency Task Force South’s Joint Operating Area

Gottheimer (D-NJ) – Amendment No. 116 – Requires the Secretary of Defense to include in their annual report on Military and Security Developments Involving the People’s Republic of China information on the PRC’s burgeoning relationship with the Islamic Republic of Iran 

Lee (D-NV) – Amendment No. 117 – Requires the Secretary of Defense to report on Defense Community Infrastructure Program funds that have been used to support child care options near military bases and any barriers that have prevented such funding for these purposes

Adopted by Voice

Y
N

Mast (R-FL) – Amendment No. 5 – Prohibits U.S. funds from building or rebuilding in the Gaza Strip  

Adopted by Voice

Y
N

Ogles (R-TN) – Amendment No. 6 – Expresses the sense of Congress that the Department of Defense and its agencies should not participate in the Eurosatory defense exhibition if Israeli firms are not allowed to participate or if restrictions or the threat of restriction of any party’s participation in the event is used as a means of deterring Israel from defending itself

Adopted by Voice

Y
N

Mast (R-FL), offered on the behalf of Arrington (R-TX) – Amendment No. 8 – Prohibits DOD funds from being used for the operation of aircraft to transport Palestinian refugees to the U.S.

Vote Requested

Y
N

Mast (R-FL), offered on the behalf of Green (R-TN) – Amendment No. 14 – Prohibits the Secretary of Defense from providing any support for the production of a film subject to content restrictions or censorship screening requirements from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) or government of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) 

Adopted by Voice

Y
N

Roy (R-TX), offered on the behalf of Reschenthaler (R-PA) – Amendment No. 21 – Prohibits funds to require travel or transportation under the Joint Travel Regulations for Uniformed Services to be in a zero-emission vehicle 

Adopted by Voice

Y
N

Greene (R-GA) – Amendment No. 22 – States that none of the funds made available by this act may be used for electric vehicles or an electric vehicle charging infrastructure 

Vote Requested

Y
N

Biggs (R-AZ) – Amendment No. 23 – Exempts defense related activities from the Endangered Species Act

Vote Requested

Y
N

Roy (R-TX) – Amendment No. 24 – None of the funds authorized by this Act may be used to implement President Biden’s Climate Change Executive Orders (EO 13990, EO 14008, Section 6 of EO 14013, EO 14030, EO 14057, EO 14082, EO 14096)

Vote Requested

Y
N

NOT OFFERED Smith (R-NJ) – Amendment No. 26 – Require the Secretary of Defense to certify offshore wind projects in the North Atlantic Planning Area will not compromise radar and sonar capabilities or create risks to national defense. Directs the Inspector General to audit the practices and findings of the Military Aviation and Installation Assurance Siting Clearinghouse for the North Atlantic Planning Area 

Mace (R-SC) – Amendment No. 28 – Prohibits funds authorized or otherwise made available to the Department of Defense for any fiscal year to be made available for closure or realignment of Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island  

Vote Requested

Y
N

Crenshaw (R-TX) – Amendment No. 34 – This amendment would prioritize small and medium law enforcement organizations (those with a annual budget of less than $200M) within 100 miles of the border under the 1033 program (10USC§2576a(d), which provides law enforcement with excess defense articles) to increase their counter drug surveillance and interdiction capabilities 

Adopted by Voice

Y
N

Waltz (R-FL) – Amendment No. 35 – Prohibits enforcement of any regulation, rule, guidance, policy, or recommendation issued pursuant to Executive Orders 13688 and 14074 that limits the sale, donation, or transfer of excess property under the 1033 Program 

Vote Requested

Y
N

Biggs (R-AZ) – Amendment No. 36 – Prohibits the use of funds for any project or activity related to NATO until the SECDEF certifies to the congressional defense committees that each member country of NATO has spent 2 percent of the respective GDP on defense expenditures 

Vote Requested

Y
N

Greene (R-GA) – Amendment No. 37 – Provides that none of the funds made available by this Act may be used for assistance to Ukraine 

Vote Requested

Y
N

Gaetz (R-FL) – Amendment No. 40 – prohibition on the transfer of cluster munitions 

Vote Requested

Y
N

Grothman (R-WI), offered on the behalf of Banks (R-IN) – Amendment No. 41 – Establishes a permanent hiring freeze for diversity, equity, and inclusion jobs in the Department 

Vote Requested

Y
N

Norman (R-SC) – Amendment No. 42 – Eliminates any offices of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion within the Armed Forces and Department of Defense along with the personnel in said offices 

Vote Requested

Y
N

Higgins (R-LA) – Amendment No. 43 – Eliminates the position of Chief Diversity Officer of the Department of Defense and prohibits the establishment of any substantially similar position 

Vote Requested

Y
N

Clyde (R-GA) – Amendment No. 44 – Directs the Secretary of the Army to relocate the Reconciliation Memorial, also known as the Reconciliation Monument, to its original location in Arlington National Cemetery 

Y
N

Williams (R-TX) – Amendment No. 45 – Prohibits funding of companies who function to demonetize domestic entities based on their lawful speech 

Vote Requested

Y
N

Steube (R-FL) – Amendment No. 46 – Prohibits DODEA from purchasing, displaying, or maintaining material that promotes radical gender ideology or pornographic content 

Y
N

Luna (R-FL) – Amendment No. 47 – Prohibits the promotion of critical race theory and associated race-based theories

Adopted by Voice

Y
N

Boebert (R-CO) – Amendment No. 48 – prohibition on federal funding for the Countering Extremist Activity Working Group or implement any recommendations from the group  

Vote Requested

Y
N

Mills (R-FL) – Amendment No. 49 – Strikes exemption that allows military chain of command or senior civilian leadership to approve the display of unapproved flags at military installations 

Vote Requested

Y
N

Waltz (R-FL) – Amendment No. 50 – Edits the provision signed into law in the (10 FY24 NDAA, reverting it back to the House-passed language to create sexneutral physical fitness standards for combat MOS’; adds 2 additional combat MOSs 

Vote Requested

Y
N

Ogles (R-TN) – Amendment No. 51 – Prohibition on Mask Mandate to Prevent the Spread of COVID19 on a Military Installation in the United States   

Adopted by Voice

Y
N

Rosendale (R-MT) – Amendment No. 52 – Prohibits TRICARE from covering and the Department of Defense from furnishing gender transition surgeries and gender hormone treatments for individuals that identify as transgender 

Vote Requested

Y
N

Norman (R-SC) – Amendment No. 53 – Prohibits the provision of gender transition procedures, including surgery or medication, through the Exceptional Family Medical Program 

Vote Requested

Y
N

Brecheen (R-OK) – Amendment No. 54 – Prohibits drag shows, drag queen story hours, and similar events 

Adopted by Voice

Y
N

Van Duyne (R-TX) – Amendment No. 55 – Prohibits the Secretary of Defense from paying for or reimbursing expenses relating to abortion services 

Vote Requested

Y
N

EN BLOC #2: Offered by Rogers (R-AL) ADOPTED BY VOICE

Boebert (R-CO) – Amendment No. 4 – Prohibits DoD from contracting with entities that are engaged in a boycott of the state of Israel  

Curtis (R-TN) – Amendment No. 9 – Prohibits the Secretary of Defense from knowingly permitting the sale, at a commissary store or military exchange, of any good, ware, article, or merchandise from any company that has engaged in or engages in a boycott of the State of Israel  

Biggs (R-AZ) – Amendment No. 10 – Expresses a sense of Congress about the importance of the U.S.-Israel relationship and the need to continue offering security assistance and related support

Ogles (R-TN) – Amendment No. 18 – No funds authorized by this Act may be used to carry out any provision of law that diverts away funds appropriated for assistance for the IndoPacific region through September 30, 2025

Davidson (R-OH) – Amendment No. 38 – Prohibits funding to Ukraine until the President submits a strategy to Congress for U.S. involvement in Ukraine 

Gosar (R-AZ) – Amendment No. 39 – Prohibits the administration from diverting any funds from barracks construction for US troops to facilitate further aid to Ukraine 

Rosendale (R-MT) – Amendment No. 57 – Amends Section 1021(b) of the FY12 NDAA to limit the authority of the U.S. military to indefinitely detain individuals pursuant to the 2001 AUMF, to exclude American citizens from being subject to detention 

McCormick (R-GA) – Amendment No. 58 – Amends Section 565 – Transition Assistance Program: Department of Labor Employment Navigator and Partnership Pilot Program – to provide for a coordination partner for the implementation of such program 

Donalds (R-FL) – Amendment No. 61 – Requires the Department of Defense use the term “Taiwan” instead of the term “Chinese Taipei”  

Luttrell (R-TX) – Amendment No. 118 – Requires the Secretary of Defense, acting through the Chief Data and Artificial Intelligence Officer, to coordinate and accelerate the adoption of large language models by the Department of Defense by improving the access and quality of the existing structured and unstructured data of the Department to ensure such data is immediately ready to use in conjunction with machine learning applications being developed, tested, or in production by the Armed Forces

Donalds (R-FL) – Amendment No. 119 – Establishes a comprehensive, forwardlooking national strategy to deploying advanced portable nuclear microreactors to assist with natural disaster response efforts

Green (R-TN) – Amendment No. 120 – Directs the Commander of Army Special Operations Command to establish an exchange program between Army special operations forces and the special operations forces of the Polish Army

Bilirakis (R-FL) – Amendment No. 121 – Requires a report on multilateral exercises in the Eastern Mediterranean 

Gottheimer (D-NJ) – Amendment No. 122 – Authorizes a Report Authored by the Secretary of Defense to study steps Israel, the US, and Egypt can take to enhance international security measures on the Gaza-Egypt border to ensure Hamas and other actors cannot use tunnels or methods via the Mediterranean Sea to smuggle weapons and illicit goods. Additionally, report will outline/ map existing tunnel networks

Self (R-TX) – Amendment No. 123 – Names the Spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport vessel that has been ordered (Hull Number T-EPF-16) after Lieutenant General Richard E. Carey

Green (R-TN) – Amendment No. 124 – Mandates that the Department of Defense produce a report to Congress on the feasibility of furnishing the national guard of every state a cyber unit to ensure the state has the ability to quickly respond to cyber attacks

Frost (D-FL) – Amendment No. 125 – Requires the Department of Defense and Armed Services Inspectors General to evaluate and report the cost of financial investigations and the amount directly or indirectly recovered through financial investigations 

Tenney (R-NY) – Amendment No. 126 – Closes loopholes for child predators under the Uniform Code of Military Justice by ensuring that existing enhanced penalties for sexual crimes involving children are applied equally to all sexual predators

Green (R-TN) – Amendment No. 127 – Requires the Secretary of Defense to ensure that the Department maintains access to a top-tier subterranean training facility for the improvement of training for Special Operations Forces (SOF) units

Roy (R-TX) – Amendment No. 128 – States that none of the funds authorized to the Department of Defense or otherwise made available by this Act may be made available directly or indirectly to the Government of Iran 

Roy (R-TX) – Amendment No. 129 – Requires DOD to submit a detailed justification for the Department’s yearly end strength request. As part of the yearly Defense Manpower Requirements Report (DMRR), it would require: an assessment of the most important threats facing the U.S. by regional command; an explanation of how end strength requests are calibrated to address those threats; the primary missions of personnel in each region; rationales for any increases or decreases in end strength level; and an assessment of any areas in which end strength cuts could be made 

Budzinski (D-IL) – Amendment No. 130 – Requires the Department of Defense to issue regulations to the Department of the Army to ensure all boots are Berryamendment compliant and meet the highest quality and performance standards. The text of this amendment is identical to H.R. 8166 introduced in the 118th Congress 

Porter (D-CA) – Amendment No. 131 – Requires the screening and registry of ndividuals with health conditions resulting from unsafe housing units 

Salazar (R-FL) – Amendment No. 132 – Requires the Armed Forces Pest Management Board to conduct a study on the use and presence of herbicide agents and toxic chemicals by the Department in the Panama Canal Zone during the period beginning on January 1, 1958, and ending on December 31, 1999

Perry (R-PA) – Amendment No. 133 – Makes it the policy of the United States to reject any attempt by the People’s Republic of China to mandate that US vessels provide them with information about US vessels (ship name, call sign, location, type of cargo) in areas that China illegally includes as part of its maritime claims

Bowman (D-NY) – Amendment No. 135 – Requires a report on military recruitment practices in public secondary schools

Pappas (D-NH) – Amendment No. 136 – Requires the Assistant Administrator for the Office of Entrepreneurial Development at the Small Business Administration and the Director of Small Business Programs at the Department of Defense to submit to a report on the memorandum of understanding between the agencies

Guest (R-MS) – Amendment No. 137 – Prohibits the Secretary of the Air Force from using a programmatic basing decision for strategic basing and requires the Secretary of the Air Force, within 30 days of enactment, to update the Department of the Air Force’s instruction or other policy to include this prohibition

Ogles (R-TN) – Amendment No. 138 – Directs the Secretary of Defense to invite the naval forces of Taiwan to any Rim of the Pacific exercise that is to take place following enactment of this Act

Ogles (R-TN) – Amendment No. 139 – Amends Section 1259 of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 to add another contingency on PRC eligibility to participate in Rim of the Pacific Exercises: holding an internationally recognized free and fair presidential election 

Lee (D-NV) – Amendment No. 140 – Requires the Director of the Defense Health Agency (DHA), in collaboration with certain military medical treatment facilities, to submit a report to Congress on the provision of emergency and trauma care to civilian patients. The report shall include any challenges encountered by military treatment facilities in providing such care, steps DHA has taken to overcome such challenges, and recommendations to improve the provision of such care

Himes (D-CT) – Amendment No. 141 – Expresses the sense of Congress the importance of comprehensive cislunar Space Domain Awareness capabilities and the need to ensure the safety of flight of civil and commercial missions in cislunar space. Directs the Chief of Space Operations to deliver a report on three things: requirements for cislunar, the department’s plan for researching and developing technologies for cislunar, and how the department coordinates with the Cislunar Technology Strategy Interagency Working Group regarding the progress made on the objectives laid out in the November 2022 National Cislunar Science and Technology Strategy 

Biggs (R-AZ) – Amendment No. 142 – Requires the Department of Defense to perform an audit. If it fails to, the discretionary budget authority available for the Department of Defense, the military department, or the Defense Agency shall be reduced by .5 percent. 

Wenstrup (R-OH) – Amendment No. 143 – Directs the Secretary of Defense to conduct a study regarding the immune response levels of servicemembers to COVID-19 infection and vaccination, specifically including testing to detect nucleocapsid protein immunoglobin-G antibodies and to detect T-cell immune response

Biggs (R-AZ) – Amendment No. 144 – Requires the Secretary of State, Secretary of Defense, and United States Agency for International Development to submit to Congress a report on agreements made by the United States with the Taliban 

Ogles (R-TN) – Amendment No. 145 – On Page 599, Line 15, inserts the words “classified or” before “unclassified”, permitting DOD decisions /justifications on designating particular Chinese Military Companies to remain classified

Scott, Austin (R-GA) – Amendment No. 146 – Modifies Section 9062 of 10 USC (Composition of the Air Force) to include the Air Force’s Air Logistics Complexes 

Norman (R-SC) – Amendment No. 147 – Requires the cost of any project funded with financial support from the DOD to disclose the cost to taxpayers 

Norman (R-SC) – Amendment No. 148 – Authorizes the President to award Major James Capers Jr. the Medal of Honor for acts of valor as a member of the Marine Corps during the Vietnam War, in which he was awarded the Silver Star

Aderholt (R-AL) – Amendment No. 149 – Tasks the Under Secretary for Defense and Acquisition to incorporate global demand into program guidance for major defense acquisition programs. Ensures that programs plan for the complete demands on the US defense industrial base beyond domestic requirements

Pascrell (D-NJ) – Amendment No. 150 – Requires the Department of Defense to conduct a study to determine the feasibility of eliminating outpatient rehabilitation therapy maximums for active-duty service members who suffered a traumatic brain injury while exercising their official duties

Pascrell (D-NJ) – Amendment No. 151 – Requires the Department of Defense to conduct a study to analyze the feasibility of recognizing the approval of non-governmental accreditation bodies for transitional and residential brain injury treatment programs for active-duty service members that sustained a brain injury while completing their official duties

Porter (D-CA) – Amendment No. 152 – Requires a GAO report on the implementation of the adjudication process for military medical malpractice claims

Pascrell (D-NJ) – Amendment No. 153 – Requires the Department of Defense to develop a Traumatic Brain Injury Oversight Strategy and Action Plan to standardize identification, treatment, tracking, monitoring and referral guidelines for Traumatic Brain Injury programs across all military branches. The Action Plan must include a standardized system of monitoring and care to include a 72-hour post injury exam and protocols, data collection and reporting guidelines

Norman (R-SC) – Amendment No. 154 – Establishes that it is the sense of Congress that the Secretary of the Navy shall name a vessel of the United States Navy the “U.S.S. Major James Capers Jr.” 

Rodgers (R-WA) – Amendment No. 155 – Expresses a sense of Congress regarding military service by individuals with amputations 

Rodgers (R-WA) – Amendment No. 156 – Changes the way the Soldier’s Medal affects military retirement pay

Curtis (R-UT) – Amendment No. 157 – Modifies and updates a report regarding Iranian involvement in the narcotics trade

Higgins (R-LA) – Amendment No. 158 – Prohibits the Department of Defense from contracting with shipyards controlled by a foreign adversary 

Casten (D-IL) – Amendment No. 159 – Requires the DOD and HHS to collaborate on a study of barriers to mental health care for military pilots, aviators, and air traffic controllers, and report to congress on their recommendations to address these barriers

Radewagen (R-AS) – Amendment No. 160 – Requires the Secretary of Defense to conduct a study on the feasibility of establishing a unit of the National Guard in the territories of American Samoa and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. These two territories are the only two U.S. jurisdictions without a National Guard 

Davis (D-IL) – Amendment No. 161 – Modifies the Department’s Adoption Reimbursement Program, authorized under Section 1052 of Title 10, to increase the authorized allotment Members of the Armed Forces are eligible to receive per adoption and grants the Sec. of Defense the authority to advance or reimburse funds to pre-adoptive servicemembers. Authorizes program eligibility for Members of the Armed Forces and their families who purse legal guardianship as a means of providing permanency for a child

Pascrell (D-NJ) – Amendment No. 162 – Requires the Department of Defense to conduct a study to analyze the enhancement of diagnostic screening tools for traumatic brain injury (TBI), including identifying point-of-injury solutions for TBI testing to improve the medical care available to forward-deployed units

Stauber (R-MN) – Amendment No. 163 – Increases (with an offset to Defense-wide RDT&E) Army RDT&E funding by $5 million for the demonstration of highpressure waterjet cut and capture system to demilitarize underwater munitions

Porter (D-CA) – Amendment No. 164 -Requires a study on the feasibility and effectiveness of routine neuroimaging modalities in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of brain injury among servicemembers due to blast pressure exposure during combat and training

Alford (R-MO) – Amendment No. 165 – Revises the DoD Small Business Strategy Reporting Requirements (10 USC § 4901)

Grothman (R-WI) – Amendment No. 166 – Requires the Secretary of Defense to ensure that, to the extent practicable, commercial positions in the Department of Defense are filled by civilian employees or contractors rather than a member of the Armed Forces

Porter (D-CA) – Amendment No. 167 – The DOD Secretary, acting through the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment, shall issue guidance on how DOD will — (1) categorize all spare parts in the global spares pool and hold them accountable under a contract (2) consider a spare part asset to be government-furnished property (3) make contractors eport government-owned global spares pool losses of spare parts that are not accountable under a contract, until all spare parts in the global spares pool are made accountable under a contract and losses are entered into the GFP Module for DCMA’s adjudication (4) provide disposition instructions, consistent with federal regulations, for spare parts in the global spares pool that are excess, obsolete, or unserviceable until such parts are entered into the GFP Module for disposition

Carter (R-GA) – Amendment No. 168 – Prohibits any funding from cutting services provided by Combat Readiness Training Centers operated by the U.S. Air National Guard

Mast (R-FL) – Amendment No. 169 – Clarifies that the Secretary of each Military Department retains personal responsibility and authority over a service member that is under consideration by a medical evaluation board or while subject to the Integrated Disability Evaluation System. Authorizes a Secretary to pause or withdraw a member from the Integrated Disability Evaluation System and establishes a separate appeals process within the Military Department concerned

Stanton (D-AZ) – Amendment No. 170 – This amendment will require the Secretary of Defense to conduct a study on what off the-shelf information technology products the Department of Defense uses that are manufactured, produced, or assembled by entities subject to the control of a foreign adversary. Off-the-shelf technology is software and hardware that already exists and is available from commercial sources

Schneider (D-IL) – Amendment No. 171 – Instructs the SBA Administrator to carry out a program to be known as ‘Boots to Business Program’ to provide entrepreneurship training to covered individuals

Larsen (D-WA) – Amendment No. 172 – Requires DoDEA to provide an introduction on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). Topics covered should include but not limited to the foundations of AI and ML, definitions of AI and ML, and the ethical use of AI applications

Eshoo (D-CA) – Amendment No. 173 – Expresses the sense of Congress that the Navy should name a future commissioned ship after William B. Gould, a formerly enslaved sailor who served in the Navy during the Civil War

Larsen (D-WA) – Amendment No. 174 – Requires the military branches to provide an online distance education course on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). Course should focus on foundations and definitions of AI and ML and the ethical use of AI

Cartwright (D-PA) – Amendment No. 175 – Requires Department of Defense (DoD) officials to submit to Congress information regarding the minimum annual investment in DoD depots and industrial facilities needed to prevent further infrastructure deterioration

Kuster (D-NH) – Amendment No. 176 – Requires the National Guard Bureau to submit an annual report to Congress on the number of national guard members who received sexual assault prevention and response training

Adopted by Voice

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En Bloc #3: Offered by Rogers (R-AL) ADOPTED BY VOICE

Porter (D-CA) – Amendment No. 177 – Requiring reporting of open interface standards

Waltz (R-FL) – Amendment No. 178 – Requires an assessment and report by TRANSCOM on the Global Household Goods Contract during peak season

Calvert (R-CA) – Amendment No. 179 – Modifies the Innovators Information Repository to include DIU and CDAO, plus periodic update requirements and a report to defense committees

Buchanan (R-FL) – Amendment No. 180 – Requires the Secretary of the Navy to report to Congress on the benefits and feasibility of establishing a training and safety program for operating Assault Amphibious Vehicles

Molinaro (R-NY) – Amendment No. 181 – Directs the Secretary of the Army to submit a report on the progress of the Black Hawk helicopter program

Molinaro (R-NY) – Amendment No. 182 – Requires an updated report on the U.S. Biodefense Strategy, including an assessment on the current and potential biological threats against the United States

Buchanan (R-FL) – Amendment No. 183 – Requires the Secretary of Defense to submit a report to the House Armed Services Committee on the effectiveness of the Future Soldier Preparatory Course and include recommendations on actions to improve or expand the program

Molinaro (R-NY) – Amendment No. 184 – Directs the DoD’s Chief Artificial Intelligence Office to report to Congress on the effectiveness of the agency’s current AI workforce and identify gaps in skills and training required to preserve the United States’ global technological competitiveness

Buchanan (R-FL) – Amendment No. 185 – Mandates the Department of Defense to promptly notify the Department of Veterans Affairs about someone transitioning from active duty to a veteran with an opioid use disorder

Buchanan (R-FL) – Amendment No. 186 – Requires the Department of Defense to conduct a study on the accessibility of mental health care providers and services for members of the Armed Forces serving on active duty

Buchanan (R-FL) – Amendment No. 187 – Expresses a sense of Congress that the Secretary of Defense should raise the Family Separation Allowance to $400 per month, as authorized by the FY24 National Defense Authorization Act

Buchanan (R-FL) – Amendment No. 188 – Requires the Department of Defense to maintain prescription drop boxes on all military bases to allow for the safe disposal of unused prescription drugs, including opioids

James (R-MI) – Amendment No. 189 – States that upon the cancelation of FARA and UH-60V programs, the Army shall submit to the congressional defense committees a plan to field certain Army aviation components concurrently and proportionately in the Army National Guard

Reschenthaler (R-PA) – Amendment No. 191 – Requires a report on security cooperation with the Government of the Turks and Caicos Islands and the treatment of and human rights abuses committed against U.S. citizens by the Government of Turks and Caicos Islands

Casar (D-TX)  – Amendment No. 192 – Requires a GAO study assessing the child care programs that exist across the Department of Defense including: Child Development Centers, Family Child Care, Military Child Care in Your Neighborhood, and Child Care in Your Home. Metrics must be disaggregated by service branch

Grothman (R-WI) – Amendment No. 193 – Requires quarterly reporting from the Department to Congress on any instances of foreign actors infiltrating or attempting to infiltrate a military installation, facility, or real property under the jurisdiction of the Department

Jacobs (D-CA) – Amendment No. 194 – Amends Department of Defense annual reports on its Assessment, Monitoring, and Evaluation of security cooperation programs to include a description of challenges experienced in program execution

Meng (D-NY) – Amendment No. 195 – Provides for hybrid or remote options for paid fellowship opportunities for military spouses through the Permanent Military Spouse Career Accelerator Program

Spartz (R-IN) – Amendment No. 196 – Requires DoD IG to reconcile the numbers on U.S. aid to Ukraine

Case (D-HI) – Amendment No. 197 – Directs the Department of Defense (DoD) to assess wildfire mitigation, response and recovery capabilities and shortfalls in Hawai‘i. It includes a requirement to assess interoperability with federal, state and local partners

Crockett (D-TX) – Amendment No. 198 – Directs the Secretary, in consultation with ODNI, to provide Congress a report on the administrative and legal challenges that would need to be addressed by, as well as anticipated benefits from, any future legislation to accelerate security clearance reviews for military spouses by allowing information from the security clearance review of the married servicemember’s Spousal Review to be used in the security clearance review of the military spouse

Lee (D-NV) – Amendment No. 199 – Requires the Secretary of Defense to designate Creech Air Force Base, located in Indian Springs, Nevada, as a remote or isolated installation

Schneider (D-IL) – Amendment No. 200 – Expands bereavement leave in connection with the death of a spouse or child for service members from 2 to 12 weeks 

Moskowitz (D-FL) – Amendment No. 201 – Requires an assessment of the accuracy of Gaza Ministry of Health Casualty Reporting 

Torres (D-CA) – Amendment No. 202 – Directs the Secretary of the Department of Defense to submit a report to Congress on transferring military acquired credentials to the civilian workforce. Identical to H.R. 8511 (118th Congress)

Barr (R-KY) – Amendment No. 203 – Expresses a Sense of Congress Regarding the Feasibility Study for Blue Grass Army Depot and Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant

Fitzpatrick (R-PA)  – Amendment No. 204 – Makes a modification to multiyear procurement authority for certain critical minerals. Revision includes a provision allowing the Secretary to give priority to critical minerals derived from recycled and reused minerals/metals

Spartz (R-IN) – Amendment No. 205 – Includes Oversight committees in briefings on DoD’s financial audits

Davidson (R-OH) – Amendment No. 206 – Reduces funding to the Office of the Secretary of Defense by 5 percent if they fail to submit reports to Congress required under Section 725 of the FY24 NDAA 

Wenstrup (R-OH) – Amendment No. 207 – Updates credentialing and privileging under the military health system to expand the recognition of board certification for physicians

Barr (R-KY) – Amendment No. 208 – Directs the Secretary of Defense, in coordination with the Secretary of the Army, the Commanding General, Army Materiel Command and the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology to develop a requirement for the establishment of a shipping container production facility within the United States at an Army installation found to meet feasibility and readiness goals 

Sherrill (D-NJ) – Amendment No. 209 – Instructs the Department of Defense to conduct outreach to institutions of higher education to support their entrance into the Skillbridge Program as Skillbridge Program providers, through which they will connect transitioning servicemembers to indemand employment and training opportunities 

Pettersen (D-CO) – Amendment No. 210 – Directs the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs to convene a working group of subject matter experts from the extramural community and Military Health System to develop a strategy and the medical research and development requirements to deliver prehospital, life-saving interventions in Arctic environments

Ciscomani (R-AZ) – Amendment No. 211 – Provides for the conveyance of land from Ft. Huachuca Army Instillation in Sierra Vista, Arizona to the City of Sierra Vista

Pettersen (D-CO) – Amendment No. 212 – Requires the National Guard Bureau to brief Congress on the effectiveness of existing child care support services provided to National Guard members during Weekend Drill commitments

Pfluger (R-TX) – Amendment No. 213 – Requires Psychological Performance Training for US servicemembers to improve psychological health and overall member quality of life

Soto (D-FL) – Amendment No. 214 – Authorizes an increase to the U.S. Air Force’s Aerospace Propulsion program to support high-hypersonic detonation propulsion research and technology with an offset to the Air Force’s Administration account, an historically under executed account 

Buchanan (R-FL) – Amendment No. 215 – Requires the Secretary of Defense to create a strategy to support the transition of military aviation mechanics to commercial aviation mechanics after active duty service

Soto (D-FL) – Amendment No. 216 – Authorizes an increase to the U.S. Army’s Soldier Lethality Technology program to support adaptive and intelligent adversary threat models with an offset to the Army’s Other Personnel Support account, an historically under executed account

Scott, Austin (R-GA) – Amendment No. 217 – Requires a report from the Chief of Naval Operations, in consultation with the Commandant of the Coast Guard, on recommended modifications to the Expeditionary Transfer Dock Ships that will best enable at-sea sustainment of Joint Interagency Task Force South partner nation patrol vessels and United States Coast Guard Fast Response Cutters

Buchanan (R-FL) – Amendment No. 218 – Requires the Secretary of Defense to report to Congress on military technology and weapons lost to the Taliban during the Afghanistan withdrawal

Schneider (D-IL) – Amendment No. 219 – Requires a DOD briefing on Iranian support for nonstate actors in North Africa. Revision changes ‘stop Iran’ to ‘deter Iran’

Buchanan (R-FL) – Amendment No. 220 – Expresses the sense of Congress that the United States should remain committed to helping the Philippines maintain the safety and security of the Philippines, including helping the Philippines to defend against threats to such safety and security from China

Obernolte (R-CA) – Amendment No. 221 – Directs the Secretary of Defense, in coordination with the relevant Service Secretaries, to develop an assessment of the health care system supporting certain military installations in order to ensure adequate health care for the civilian and military workforce

Schneider (D-IL) – Amendment No. 222 – Instructs Secretary of Defense and Director of DIA to advocate on the Foreign Threat Intelligence Committee for $25,000,000 incentives for information regarding top Hamas terrorists

Buchanan (R-FL) – Amendment No. 223 – Requires the Director of the Defense Health Agency to conduct a study and report to Congress on how the agency can increase access to telehealth services, including how telehealth can better mental health treatment outcomes

Smith (R-NJ) – Amendment No. 224 – Requires the GAO to investigate the US Army’s bio-weapons program from the years 1945-1972, specifically experiments regarding vector-borne diseases, including Lyme disease. Directs the report to include a review of specified documents

Barr (R-KY) – Amendment No. 225 – Directs the Defense Intelligence Agency to provide an annual assessment in the China Military Power Report (or other relevant publication) on China’s investments and influence in the Pacific Islands and an assessment on how their activities have or have not impacted U.S. military strategy in the region, as it relates to the Pacific Islands.to the Pacific Islands 

Walberg (R-MI) – Amendment No. 226 – Requires the Secretary of Defense to submit an annual report to Congress on DoD’s assistance to USCBP and DHS to secure our northern border

Slotkin (D-MI) – Amendment No. 227 – Requires a GAO report on how Federal agencies are collecting information on contractual conflicts of interest between the U.S. and Chinese governments. Directs the DoD to submit an annual report on the implementation of Section 812 of the FY24 NDAA

Burlison (R-MO) – Amendment No. 229 – Authorizes the President to award the Medal of Honor to Chief Warrant Officer Gregory McManus

Schneider (D-IL) – Amendment No. 230 – Recognizes the African Lion exercise hosted by Morocco and requires a report to Congress

Buchanan (R-FL) – Amendment No. 231 – Requires the Secretary of Defense to submit to Congress a plan and strategy to construct a memorial at the Arlington National Cemetery to commemorate the 13 servicemembers who died during the chaotic Afghanistan withdrawal

Golden (D-ME) – Amendment No. 232 – Modifies the current Opt-in to an Opt-out option on the DD-2648 for sending transitioning servicemembers’ information to state veterans’ agencies to ensure servicemembers have the resources for a smooth transition to civilian life

Westerman (R-AR) – Amendment No. 233 – Provides the state of Arkansas 3 years to request permanent ownership of the former Army Navy Hospital in Hot Springs, AR

Magaziner (D-RI) – Amendment No. 234 – Requires TRICARE’s managed care support contractors to keep provider directories up to date

Adopted by Voice

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EN BLOC #4:

Smith (R-NJ) – Amendment No. 235 – Requires the Secretary of Defense to prevent any individual separated due to misconduct from performing the same duties, or similar duties, as a contractor for any Department of Defense entity. Directs the Secretary to require all individuals hired to Department of Defense contracts to use Declaration for Federal Employment Form Approved OMB No. 3206-0812 

Amodei (R-NV) – Amendment No. 236 – Provides a briefing from the Army on the modernization and sustainment plans for organizational clothing and equipment used in cold and extreme cold weather environments

James (R-MI) – Amendment No. 237 – Requires DoD, in consultation with State, to submit a classified report, with an unclassified summary, to Congress identifying all ways to increase security cooperation with Kenya as a result of its major non-NATO ally designation 

Smith (R-NJ) – Amendment No. 238 – Requires the Secretary of Defense to produce a report on the feasibility of developing and deploying asymmetric naval assets in defense of Taiwan 

Buchanan (R-FL) – Amendment No. 239 – Requires the Comptroller General of the United States to conduct a study to assess ways unmanned vehicles can reduce overall operating expenses and costs at the Department of Defense

Garbarino (R-NY) – Amendment No. 240 – Provides $9 million in additional authorizations for Surface and Shallow Water Mine Countermeasures for assembly, engineering, and design 

Caraveo (D-CO) – Amendment No. 241 – Requires the Secretary of Defense, in coordination with the Secretary of Health and Human Services, to conduct a report on the transition process for service members with healthcare backgrounds and the number of transitioning service members that join the Medical Reserve Corps

Amodei (R-NV) – Amendment No. 242 – Provides a technical correction to a map referenced in the Military Land Withdrawals Act of 2013 relating to the Churchill County Proposed Fallon Range Training Complex Modernization and Lands Bill

Carbajal (D-CA) – Amendment No. 243 – Requires any cut flowers or cut green officially on display in public areas of the Executive Office of the President, Department of Defense, or Department of State be grown in the United States, District of Columbia, or territory. Identical to H.R. 4604 (118th Congress)

Spartz (R-IN) – Amendment No. 244 – Requires the Secretary of Defense to submit a report assessing the Department of Defense’s implementation of advanced data analysis for national defense purposes

Green, Al (D-TX) – Amendment No. 245 – Commissions posthumously the grade of Captain to Army Sergeant Major Milton Holland

Garcia (D-TX) – Amendment No. 246 – Inserts requirement for the Department of Defense to establish an annual training for students who are enrolled in the Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) regarding the prevention of sexual abuse. Identical to H.R. 2711 (118th Congress)

Stansbury (D-NM) – Amendment No. 247 – Extends period for cooperative agreements under the Native American Lands Environmental Mitigation Program from two calendar years to five to complete a project

Joyce (R-OH) – Amendment No. 248 – Authorizes the “Project Spectrum” program within the Office of Small Business Programs of the Department of Defense to provide Department of Defense suppliers that are small or medium businesses, through an online platform, digital resources and services that increase awareness about cybersecurity risks and help such entities to comply with the cybersecurity requirements of the defense acquisition system

Wilson (R-SC) – Amendment No. 249 – Prohibits DOD from providing funds to Badr Organizaiton

Jackson (R-TX) – Amendment No. 250 – Authorizes cooperation between the United States and Israel on emerging technology capabilities

Wilson (R-SC) – Amendment No. 251 – Requires a report regarding the assessment of Israel integration into the National Technology Industrial Base

Buchanan (R-FL) – Amendment No. 252 – Requires the Secretary of Defense to report on the threat of rifletoting robot dogs used by China to the national security of the United States

Spanberger (D-VA) – Amendment No. 253 – Codifies and updates the position of Department of Defense Senior Intelligence Oversight Official (SIOO) per Department of Defense Directive 5148.13, which prescribes the intelligence oversight responsibilities and functions, relationships, and authorities of the DoD SIOO, to ensure that the SIOO has responsibility to conduct independent oversight of all Department of Defense intelligence, intelligence-related, and sensitive activities

Slotkin (D-MI) – Amendment No. 254 – Expands pilot program location options to all 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories instead of just the continental United States to develop or upgrade play spaces that are both accessible and inclusive to military families at military installations identified as having the highest concentration of Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) families

Kildee (D-MI) – Amendment No. 255 – Expresses the sense of Congress that Canada and the United States should not develop facilities to permanently store nuclear waste in the Great Lakes Basin

Plaskett (D-VI) – Amendment No. 256 – Requires a report assessing the impact of China and Russia’s malign influence in Africa, South America, Central America, and the Caribbean on national security and economic interests of the United States 

Wexton (D-VA) – Amendment No. 257 – Requires an assessment of the impact of continued investment in Department of Defense sponsored Manufacturing Innovation Institutes on the defense industrial base in the United States 

Raskin (D-MD) – Amendment No. 258 – Requires DOD to report on its activities to inform service members that seeking mental health care will not jeopardize their security clearance status or eligibility 

Radewagen (R-AS) – Amendment No. 259 – Requires a report on major military construction in the FAS over the next 5 fiscal years; and assessing the local workforce of the FAS to support military construction

Nunn (R-IA) – Amendment No. 260 – Highlights and emphasizes the availability of mental health resources and services offered by the Transition Assistance Program (TAP) and Solid Start Program to better assist veterans that are transitioning from active duty to civilian life 

Buchanan (R-FL) – Amendment No. 261 – Requires the Department of Defense to develop a strategy and education campaign to align obesity programs within the department

Ivey (D-MD) – Amendment No. 262 – Directs the GAO to study, and issue a report on, the potential threats to US interests posed by Iran, China, Russia, and other adversarial States through the antagonistic use of extraterrestrial satellites for combat, incapacitation of other satellites, cybersecurity intrusions, debilitation of critical infrastructure, and other aggressive purposes

Crenshaw (R-TX) – Amendment No. 263 – Requires SECDEF reporting on the feasibility and advisability of enhancing cooperation between the National Guard and India, to include the establishment of a state partnership, under 10USC§341

Kaptur (D-OH) – Amendment No. 264 – Establishes the Last Servicemember Standing medal for certain members of the Armed Forces who as a result of a combat instance was the last surviving member of a unit. Identical to H.R. 6406 (118th Congress) 

Graves (R-LA) – Amendment No. 265 – Ensures that veterans of Operation End Sweep are eligible for the Vietnam Service Medal

Nunn (R-IA) – Amendment No. 266 –  Prohibits the Department of Defense from acquiring, procuring, or utilizing blockchain network infrastructure or capabilities originating from foreign adversaries

Amo, Gabe (D-RI) – Amendment No. 267 – Expresses the sense of  Congress that domestic production of defense articles for AUKUS boosts local economies and improves national security by enhancing domestic defense article production capabilities, and that the DOD should promote and prioritize domestic manufacturing, supply chain, and research for AUKUS defense articles 

Lynch (D-MA) – Amendment No. 268 – Requires establishment of a centralized program to monitor and provide assistance to members of the Armed Forces at risk of suicide who have been recently discharged

Takano (D-CA) – Amendment No. 269 – Modifies the Marine Corps’ authorities related to the Excess Leave Program for those service members attending law school to ensure that these Marines receive Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH). This is necessary because of a August 1, 2023 change by the Department of Veterans Affairs’ General Counsel that prevents the Marines in this situation (there are 27 individuals impacted) from receiving BAH through their use of the Post-9/11 GI Bill because they are considered to be on Active Duty 

Buchanan (R-FL) – Amendment No. 270 – Requires the Secretary of Defense to study the feasibility of establishing a mentoring program for members of the Armed Forces who are interested in becoming entrepreneurs or founding start-up businesses after their active duty service

Moskowitz (D-FL) – Amendment No. 271 – Prohibits funds made available to the Department of Defense from being used to conduct biomedical research or testing using canines or felines

Donalds (R-FL) – Amendment No. 272 – Expresses sense of Congress that Congress urges the Department of Defense to accept and embrace nuclear energy to achieve a reliable, secure, and resilient energy apparatus within the DOD 

Nunn (R-IA) – Amendment No. 273 – Directs the Secretary of Defense to establish a strategic partnership between the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) and the Israeli Ministry of Defense 

Pettersen (D-CO) – Amendment No. 274 – Expresses a Sense of Congress that the Space Force continue its commitment to accelerating the development of very low earth orbit (VLEO) space capabilities

Banks (R-IN) – Amendment No. 275 – Requires the Secretary of Defense to provide a plan for the growth of the Hacking for Defense program 

Nunn (R-IA) – Amendment No. 276 – Directs the Secretary of Defense to assess the feasibility and advisability of establishing a strategic partnership between the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) and the Taiwan Ministry of National Defense

Banks (R-IN) – Amendment No. 277 – Requires a report on Iran’s installation of advanced centrifuges since 2021 and on Iran’s plans to install centrifuges at new facilities

Donalds (R-FL) – Amendment No. 278 – Adds a Sense of Congress that Congress encourages the U.S. Armed Forces to utilize innovative technologies, such as artificial intelligence, quantum, advanced air mobility, and counter-uas, to ultimately defend the national security of the United States

Walberg (R-MI) – Amendment No. 279 – Requires the Secretary of Defense to conduct a study on the national security risks of highly automated vehicles associated with foreign adversary countries operating or testing in the United States

Donalds (R-FL) – Amendment No. 280 – Directs the U.S. Space Force to submit a report pertaining to its current and future potential use of nuclear thermal propulsion space vehicles and nuclear electric propulsion space vehicles, and how these nuclear-powered space vehicles can bolster America’s national security 

Donalds (R-FL) – Amendment No. 281 – Expresses the Sense of Congress that Congress supports Project Pele, a DOD SCO program that seeks to develop, demonstrate, and deploy a portable nuclear microreactor to bolster American national security and reduce fuel-related logistical challenges

Kelly (D-IL) – Amendment No. 282 – Expands the period of eligibility for the Military OneSource program from 12-months to 18-months upon retirement, discharge, or release

James (R-MI) – Amendment No. 283 – Provides that when the President submits the annual budget request, it includes an annex with recommendations put together by DoD, in coordination with GAO and OMB, for priority items that could be considered under multi-year procurement (multi-year contracts in the text)

Moylan (R-GU) – Amendment No. 284 – Supports the habitability of military housing by requiring DOD research and minimum habitability standards for mold in military barracks. Requires DOD research on residential mold on military installations; habitability standards for mold on military installations; and construction requirements for new housing on military installations to prevent toxic mold growth 

Thompson (R-PA) – Amendment No. 285 – Requires the DoD to send Congress a report on their progress of reaching their 1% goal for the AbilityOne program by 2027

Krishnamoorthi (D-IL) – Amendment No. 286 – Prohibits funds authorized to be appropriated by the Act from being used to acquire any goods from Temu or Shein 

Moolenaar (R-MI) – Amendment No. 287 – Builds on a recommendation from a GAO report on the similar European Deterrence Initiative by modifying PDI to require a more detailed description of the initiative’s progress in achieving INDOPACOM’s performance goals 

Walberg (R-MI) – Amendment No. 288 – Requires the Director of Defense Education Activity (DODEA) to publish policy guidance prohibiting the use of TikTok for instructional purposes at schools operated by the DODEA 

Buchanan (R-FL) – Amendment No. 289 – Requires the Secretary of the Army to submit a report to the House Armed Services Committee on the effectiveness of the Optimizing the Human Weapon System (OHWS) Program and include recommendations on actions to improve or expand

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Levin (D-CA) – Amendment No. 290 – Adds to DoD Transition Assistance Program (TAP) counseling pathway factors 

Wenstrup (R-OH) – Amendment No. 291 – Requires the Secretary of Defense to put podiatrists in the Medical Corps of each military department

Tenney (R-NY) – Amendment No. 292 – Adds stainless steel flatware to the Berry Amendment 

Tenney (R-NY) – Amendment No. 293 – Requires a report by the Secretary of Defense on the feasibility of replicating the Army’s Future Soldier Preparatory Course through the other service branches

McCaul (R-TX) – Amendment No. 294 – Requires the DoD to do a study and report on the sterilization of medical instruments in DHA facilities following multiple instances of improper sterilization at Brook Army Medical Center and Audi Murphy Hospital in San Antonio. The report will make recommendations to improve patient quality of care and mitigate future compensable events 

Moulton (D-MA) – Amendment No. 295 – Authorizes the Secretaries of military departments to provide grants, conclude cooperative agreements, and supplement other Federal funds to regulatory agencies located in Guam for the purpose of expediting military construction projects in Guam

Scott, Austin (R-GA) – Amendment No. 296 – Amends section 14314 of title 10, United States Code, by removing the 30-day impediment so that certain Army and Air Force reserve component general officers and the organizations in which they serve may use the full authority of the foregoing provisions for up to 60 days, after which the officers would be removed from an active status

Gluesenkamp Perez (D-WA) – Amendment No. 297 – Expresses the sense of Congress that it is important for readiness that the military be able to fix its own equipment and directs the Secretary of Defense to submit the report required under EO 14036 related to DOD repairing its own equipment

Mills (R-FL) – Amendment No. 298 – Directs Secretary of Defense to submit a report regarding the Defense Advisory Committee on Diversity and Inclusion to include an overview of the appointment process, how the Department ensures views are “fairly balanced,” and other items

Mills (R-FL) – Amendment No. 299 – Directs the Defense Contract Management Agency to submit a report detailing the dollar amount of covered materials manufactured in China and Russia and acquired by the Department of Defense through contracts valued at or below the simplified acquisition threshold during the period beginning on January 1, 2020, and ending on the date of the submission of such report to the congressional defense committees

Norman (R-SC) – Amendment No. 300 – Requires the Comptroller General to conduct a study of the programs and efforts of the Department of Defense related to the readiness of the ports as affected by dredging capacity to complete harbor and channel dredging

Schrier (D-WA) – Amendment No. 301 – Requires the Department of Defense to list the DoD systems that interact with Veteran Affairs electronic health records, including downtime incidents and the steps to resolve these issues so that care is not disrupted

Wexton (D-VA) – Amendment No. 302 – Requires the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment to conduct a study to identify sources of secure parts for unmanned aircraft systems

Donalds (R-FL) – Amendment No. 303 – Requires a joint report from State/DOD that evaluates current Chinese & Russian efforts relating to the utilization of transportable nuclear power for both direct military purposes and as a soft power tool globally

Arrington (R-TX) – Amendment No. 304 – Requires DOD to brief Congress about all instances of attempted breaches of US military bases across the world since January 2021. For attempted breaches on the interior, the brief must include the per petrator’s citizenship or immigration status

Moulton (D-MA) – Amendment No. 305 – Amends Section 2241(a) of title 10, United States Code to authorize the Department of Defense to use amount appropriated for operation and maintenance of the active forces for the purpose of acquisition, development, modification, and sustainment of software

Moylan (R-GU) – Amendment No. 306 – Authorizes the President to award the Medal of Honor to Joseph M. Perez for acts of valor while serving as a member of the Army during the Vietnam War. Identical to H.R. 5168 (118th Congress)

Porter (D-CA) – Amendment No. 307 – Commissions a report on a military construction strategy for a sufficient number of child development centers as necessary to eliminate wait lists for members of the Armed Forces seeking childcare at child development centers

Garamendi (D-CA) – Amendment No. 308 – Sets standards for private individuals purchasing federally auctioned vessels such as holding liability insurance for the vessel and proof of sufficient financial resources to maintain the vessel. These new standards will ensure that federally auctioned vessels are not contributing to the problem of abandoned and derelict vessels

Rose (R-TN) – Amendment No. 309 – Requires the Secretary of Defense to submit a report to the House and Senate Committees on Armed Services on the fraud scheme perpetrated by Janet Yamanaka Mello, a civilian employee of the Department of the Army who was indicted and pleaded guilty to stealing over $100 million in Army funds

Issa (R-CA) – Amendment No. 310 – Requires the Secretary of State, in consultation with SecDef, Secretary of the Treasury, and DNI, to develop a recurring, classified report on how the United States and key partners would respond to a variety of CCP military attacks on Taiwan

Dunn (R-FL) – Amendment No. 311 – Directs the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Energy, Installations, and Environment to submit a report to determine if it should set up a Sentinel Landscapes-like project in the Freely Associated States (FAS). This report will include an assessment of land use policies and encroachment risks near military installations located in the Freely Associated States. The report would include an assessment of the feasibility and advisability of establishing a coalition including representatives from Federal agencies, the government of the Freely Associated State, nongovernmental organizations, and landowners and managers in the Freely Associated States to advance sustainable land use practices to assist efforts to prevent encroachment

Dunn (R-FL) – Amendment No. 312 – Directs the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, in consultation with the Secretary of State and the Chief of the National Guard Bureau, to assess and report on the feasibility and benefits of expanding the National Guard State Partnership Program in the Pacific Islands

Larsen (D-WA) – Amendment No. 313 -Requires all military branches to participate in the CDAO’s Digital OnDemand education program. The Digital On-Demand program provides access to AI and emerging technology education courses

LaLota (R-NY) – Amendment No. 314 – This requires Secretary of Defense to establish a Multilateral Artificial Intelligence Working Group tasked with developing and coordinating an artificial intelligence initiative among the allies and partners of the United States

LaLota (R-NY) – Amendment No. 315 – Requires Secretary of Defense to produce a report on the impact of bundled contracts to small businesses and the impact of reducing the number of bundled contracts

Edwards (R-NC) – Amendment No. 316 – Revokes the security clearances to retired or active members of the Armed Forces or Department of Defense personnel that express support for a terrorist organization or engaged in a demonstration supporting a terrorist organization

OcasioCortez (D-NY) – Amendment No. 317 – Directs the Secretary of Defense, in coordination with the Secretary of State and the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, to conduct a declassification review of documents related to the U.S.’s involvement in Chile’s coup of 1973

Connolly (D-VA) – Amendment No. 318 – Requires the Department of Defense to report on implementation of Section 1537 of the FY2024 NDAA related to user activity monitoring for personnel with access to classified information and networks. The Department must also provide an accounting of funding provided for user activity monitoring programs for unclassified networks

Radewagen (R-AS) – Amendment No. 319 – Requires a report by the DOD on the use of Chaplains in the Indo-Pacific

Rose (R-TN) – Amendment No. 320 – Requires the Secretary of Defense to offer a briefing to Congress on the adequacy of institutional capacity building in countries within the United States Africa Command’s area of responsibility by March 1, 2025. The briefing must include an analysis of Department of Defense programs and efforts focused on strategy development, budgeting, human resources, logistics, and countering the influence of China, Russia, and violent extremist organizations

Mills (R-FL) – Amendment No. 321 – Increases the amount authorized to be appropriated for research, development, test, and evaluation, Defensewide, as specified in the corresponding funding table in section 4201, for operational system development, Aviation Systems (with the amount of such increase to be made available for Alternative Domestic Source C–130J IRSS)

Luna (R-FL) – Amendment No. 322 – Requires that dive school be put back in the Air Force Combat Controller (CCT) training pipeline. Without this training, CCTs will not have the dive qualifications necessary for maritime missions

Luna (R-FL) – Amendment No. 323 – Would allow service members awarded certain decorations (Purple Heart, Medal of Honor, Distinguished Service Cross, Navy Cross, Air Force Cross, Coast Guard Cross, and Bronze Star) to wear uniform to special events (weddings, galas, funerals, etc.) similar to those that have retired from service

Neguse (D-CO) – Amendment No. 324 – Ensures that service members receive an electronic copy of their medical records from the Department of Defense no later than 30 days before separation or retirement from the military and an electronic copy of separation documents no later than 12 days after

Huizenga (R-MI) – Amendment No. 325 – Requires a report to Congress on military activities of the Russian Federation and the People’s Republic of China in the Arctic Region

Molinaro (R-NY) – Amendment No. 326 – Requires a GAO study on the effectiveness of the Department of Defense Education Activity Disability Emphasis Program and how it currently supports the employment, retention, and career advancement of individuals with intellectual, physical, and developmental disabilities

Barragán (D-CA) – Amendment No. 327 – Transfers ballfields located on Navy’s Defense Fuel Support Point, San Pedro, California, to the Cities of Los Angeles and Lomita

Gottheimer (D-NJ) – Amendment No. 328 – Requires the Secretary of Defense to report on the status of U.S.Israel cooperation on efforts to counter threats by Iran in the form of unmanned aerial systems (UAS), including loitering munitions, otherwise known as “suicide” and “kamikaze” drones

Gonzales (R-TX) – Amendment No. 329 – Directing the Secretary of Defense to provide a briefing to the House Committee on Armed Services that details the implementation of the recommendations in the Quality of Life Panel Report of April 2024, to include the Family Separation Allowance increase, as approved in the FY24 NDAA

Molinaro (R-NY) – Amendment No. 330 – Requires a GAO study on the effectiveness of the Exceptional Family Member Program and how it currently supports individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities 

Molinaro (R-NY) – Amendment No. 331 – Directs the Department of Defense to provide periodic reports to Congress on the implementation and effectiveness of naloxone distribution to servicemembers in the case of opioid overdoses

Pfluger (R-TX) – Amendment No. 332 – Requires the Secretary of the Navy to submit a report to the House Committee on Armed Services on how augmented, virtual and extended reality capabilities have been, or potentially could be, integrated into training across the Navy

Magaziner (D-RI) – Amendment No. 333 – Requires the Department of Defense to survey suppliers in the submarine industrial base to assess whether they are experiencing workforce shortages and to develop a strategy to expand SkillBridge participation to those suppliers to improve recruitment, particularly for smaller suppliers

Schweikert (R-AZ) – Amendment No. 334 – Directs the Department of Defense to utilize artificial intelligence in the audit of its financial statements with the goal of achieving a clean audit opinion for the first time

Sherrill (D-NJ) – Amendment No. 335 – Instructs the Department of Defense to conduct a study regarding how high-impact tutoring programs can be expanded in Department of Defense Education Activity elementary and secondary schools

Moylan (R-GU) – Amendment No. 336 – Authorizes the President to Award the Medal of Honor to Retired SGM Blaz for heroic actions during the Vietnam War

Wenstrup (R-OH) – Amendment No. 338 – Increases the Defense Health Program’s Education and Training authorization of funding by $25 million and offsets spending with a $25 million reduction for Base Operations and Communication to enhance existing civilian-military partnerships for surge capacity and interoperability necessary to provide a system of care within the continental United States for casualties because of large-scale combat operations

Posey (R-FL) – Amendment No. 339 – Requires a minimum number of firefighter personnel to safeguard life and property at all space-launch capable United States Space Force installations

Bergman (R-MI) – Amendment No. 430 – Funds Virtual Engineering for Army Readiness and Sustainment (VEARS) at $7 million for FY25

Burlison (R-MO) – Amendment No. 337 – This amendment prohibits the Secretary of Defense from entering into a contract for online tutoring services which could result in personal data of citizens of the United States being transferred to the control of the People’s Republic of China

Self (R-TX) – Amendment No. 341 – Requires the Secretary of Defense to review and repair the personnel records of military chaplains who suffered forced separation, downgraded performance reports, denials of promotion, schooling, training, or assignment, or any other adverse personnel actions as retaliation for seeking a Religious Accommodation Request (RAR) to the COVID-19 vaccination mandate

Scott (R-GA) – Amendment No. 342 – Requires the Secretary of Defense to establish a common coalition key within the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania for purposes of sharing ammunition for the High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS)

Bergman (R-MI) – Amendment No. 343 – Authorizes $4.2 million for Humanitarian Airborne Mobile Infrastructure Capability (HAMIC) in FY25

Bergman (R-MI) – Amendment No. 344 – Authorizes $10 million for Fuel Cell Multi-Modular Use (FC-MMU)  utilizing hydrogen in FY25

Wilson (R-SC) – Amendment No. 345 – Prohibits DOD from purchasing solar panels from a foreign entity of concern

Johnson (R-SD) – Amendment No. 346 – Requires a study and report on the production and acquisition of shipping containers from foreign adversaries

Schweikert (R-AZ) – Amendment No. 347 – Requires the Undersecretary of Defense (Comptroller) to conduct a study and a report to Congress on the potential cost-saving measures of incorporating artificial intelligence (AI) and multidomain, attributable autonomous, semiautonomous, unmanned systems, capabilities and processes into each branch of the military and its civilian workforce within 90 days of enactment

Stauber (R-MN) – Amendment No. 348 – Requires that the Secretary of Defense to consult with the head of any cooperating or participating agency responsible for the environmental review of a project that would increase availability of strategic or critical materials for the National Defense Stockpile

Moylan (R-GU) – Amendment No. 350 – Medal of Honor amendment for Staff Sergeant Martin A. Manglona, US Army  

Perry (R-PA) – Amendment No. 56 – Requires a report from the Secretary Defense on the use of taxpayer-funded official time 

Doggett (D-TX) – Amendment No. 134 – Establishes a panel of experts to review contracts for major weapons systems, spare parts, and services to determine whether the Department paid excessive prices and make recommendations to ensure the Department pays fair and reasonable prices in future contracts

Bergman (R-MI) – Amendment No. 190 – Authorizes a $25,000,000 increase to Operation Cattle Drive, which is the Department of the Navy’s information technology modernization initiative, in FY25

James (R-MI) – Amendment No. 228 – Amends section 1725 to bolster the current report language on South Africa. Incorporates a full review of the bilateral relationship between the United States and South Africa 

Scott (R-GA) – Amendment No. 349 – Extends and enhances authority to conduct the Military Technician program under 32 U.S.C. § 709 informed by lessons learned from National Guard Bureau’s (NGB) and Adjutants General’s implementation of the Dual Status Technician (DST) 

Floor Wrap Up

Summary of Business for LEGISLATIVE DAY OF JUNE 13, 2024 H R 8070 –

On agreeing to the Norman amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 218 – 205 (Roll no. 275).

Republican Votes: YEA 217; NAY 1; 0

Democrat Votes: YEA 1; NAY 204; 0

H R 8070 –

On agreeing to the Waltz amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 205 – 216 (Roll no. 274).

Republican Votes: YEA 205; NAY 11; 0

Democrat Votes: YEA 0; NAY 205; 0

H R 8070 –

On agreeing to the Mills amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 217 – 206…