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H.R. 5856 - Department of Defense Appropriations Act FY 2013

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Washington, July 18, 2012 | comments


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McCollum (D-MN) - Amendment No. 4 - Page 2, Line 22 - Reduces Military Personnel (military bands) by $188 million and transfers the savings to the Spending Reduction Account.
Rejected Y   166 250

 Mulvaney (R-SC) - Page 2, Line 22 - Attempted to move money from the Overseas Contingency Funds to General Purposes Allocations.
Point of Order Y N

Kingston (R-GA) - Amendment No. 2 - Page 8, Line 2 - Reduces various Operations and Maintenance accounts by $72.3 (intended to restrict professional sports sponsorship) and transfers the savings to the Spending Reduction Account.
Rejected Y   202 216

Gallegly (R-CA)
 - Page 8, Line 24 - Transfers $24 million from Operations and Maintenance, Air Force to Operations and Maintenance, Air National Guard and Air Force Procurement, Air Force (intended for purchasing Air National Guard firefighting equipment).
Adopted Voice Y N

Blumenauer (D-OR) - Amendment No. 8 - Page 9, Line 6 - Transfers $89 million from Operations and Maintenance, Defense-wide to Environmental Restoration.
Rejected Voice Y N

First Kucinich (D-OH) - Page 9, Line 6 - Transfers $10 million from Operations and Maintenance, Navy to Defense Health Programs for Gulf War Illness research.
Adopted Voice Y N

Second Kucinich (D-OH) - Page 9, Line 6 - Transfers $7.8 million from Operations and Maintenance, Defense-wide to Defense Health Programs for suicide prevention research.
Withdrawn Y N

Hanna (R-NY) - Page 9, Line 6 - Transfers $30 million from Operations and Maintenance, Defense-wide to Research and Development, Test, and Evaluation for cyber defense, advanced communication, and information technology programs.
Rejected Voice Y N

Langevin (D-RI) - Amendment No. 6 - Page 9, Line 6 - Transfers $15 million from Operations and Maintenance, Defense-wide for spinal cord research.
Adopted Voice Y N

Sessions (R-TX) - Page 9, Line 6 - Transfers $10 million from Operations and Maintenance, Defense-wide to brain injury research and treatment.
Adopted Voice Y N

Walz (D-MN) - Page 9, Line 6 - Transfers $5 million from Operations and Maintenance, Defense-wide to eye injury research.
Adopted Voice Y N

Higgins (D-NY) - Page 9, Line 6 - Transfers $10 million from Operations and Maintenance, Defense-wide to research into threats caused by weapons of mass destruction.
Rejected Voice Y N

Bonamici (D-OR) - Page 22, Line 1 - Intent of the amendment is to study the type of medical equipment needed for emergency mission by the National Guard.
Adopted Voice Y N

Quigley (D-IL) - Page 24, Line 14 - Reduces funding for one DDG-151 Destroyer by $998 million and transfers the savings to the Spending Reduction Account.
Rejected Y   60 359

First Cohen (D-TN)
 - Page 26, Line 2 - Reduces Other Procurement, Navy by $506 million and increases cancer research by $470 million.
Rejected Y   145 273

Pompeo (R-KS)
 
- Page 32, Line 18 - Deletes funding for the Rapid Innovation Fund  ($250 million) and transfers the savings to the Spending Reduction Account.
Rejected Y   137 282

First Markey (D-MA)
 
- Page 32, Line 18 - Reduces ground based missile defense by $75 million and transfers the savings to the Spending Reduction Account.
Rejected Y   150 268

Amash (R-MI)
 - Strikes Section 8039 of the bill, which prohibits the Defense Department from contracting out any commercial function unless it will save the Department at least $10 million or 10% of its performance costs.
Rejected Y   186 233

Baca (D-CA)
 - Page 9, Line 6 (considered out of order) - Transfers $10 million from Operations and Maintenance, Defense-wide to Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation, Defense-wide.
Rejected Voice Y N

Jones (R-NC) - Page 121, Line 12 - Moves incentive pay for Afghan security forces to American service members in Afghanistan.
Adopted Voice Y N

Poe (R-TX) - Amendment No. 3 - Page 125, Line 17 - Reduces coalition support funds for Pakistan by $1.3 billion and transfers the savings to Spending Reduction Account.
Withdrawn Y N

Altmire (D-PA) - Page 127, Line 5 - Increases Operations and Maintenance, Army Reserve by $5.5 million and Operations and Maintenance, Army National Guard by $10 million and reduces Overseas Contigency Operations Transfer Fund $18.5 million.
Adopted Voice Y N

Cicilline (D-RI) - Page 134, Line 14 - Eliminates funding for the the Afghanistan Infrastructure Fund ($375 million) and transfers the savings to the Spending Reduction Account.
Rejected Y   149 270

Second Cohen (D-TN)
 - Page 134, Line 14 - Reduces the Afghanistan Infrastructure Fund by $175 million and transfers the savings to the Spending Reduction Account.
Adopted Y   228 191

Boswell (D-IA)
- Page 132, Line 23 - Reduces Afghan security forces funds by $22 million and increases suicide prevention outreach by $10 million.
Adopted Voice Y N

Speier (D-CA) - Page 142, Line 6 - Reduces the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Fund by $220 million and transfers the savings to the Spending Reduction Account.
Rejected Voice Y N

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First Woolsey (D-CA) - Reduces overall spending in the bill by $181 million.
Rejected Y   114 N   302

Second Markey (D-MA)
 - Prohibits funds from being used to operate or maintain more than 300 land-based ICBMs.
Rejected Y   136 283

Second Woolsey (D-CA)
 - Reduces overall spending in the bill by $293 million.
Rejected Y   106 311

LoBiondo (R-NJ)
 - Prohibits funds from being used for unmanned aerial missions in contravention of the Fourth Amendment of the Constitution (unreasonable search and seizure).
Adopted Voice Y N

Flake (R-AZ) - Prohibits funds from being used to enter into a contract for Leak Proof Drip Pans unless competitive bidding procedures are used.
Adopted Voice Y N

First Lee (D-CA) - Prohibits funds from exceeding FY2008 levels unless the Department of Defense completes an audit within 180 days.
Point of Order Y N

Wittman (R-VA) - Prohibits funds from being used to plan or implement an additional base realignment and closure (BRAC) round.
Adopted Voice Y N

Third Woolsey (D-CA)
 - Reduces overall spending in the bill by $1.7 billion.
Rejected Y   91 328

Poe (R-TX)
 - Cuts half the money in the bill going to Pakistan ($650 million).
Adopted Voice Y N

Bilbray (R-CA) - Prohibits funds from being used to remove the War Memorial at Mount Soledad in San Diego, CA.
Adopted Voice Y N

Second Lee (D-CA) - Cuts $20.8 billion from Title IX - Overseas Deployment and Other Activities.
Rejected Y   107 312

King (R-IA)
- Prohibits funds from being used to enforce or implement Davis-Bacon  prevailing wage requirements.
Rejected Y   181 235

Second King (R-IA) - Prohibits funds from being used in contravention of the Defense of Marriage Act.
Adopted Y   247 N   166

Third Lee (D-CA) - Prohibits funds from being used in Afghanistan for any purpose other than troop withdrawal.
Point of Order Y N

Gosar (R-AZ) - Prohibits funds from being used to assist the Governtments of Iran and Syria, Hezbollah, Hammas, or the Muslim Brotherhood.
Adopted Voice Y N

Fourth Lee (D-CA) - Reduces the overall spending in the bill by $19.2 billion. Exempts Military Personnel and Defense Health Programs.
Rejected Y   87 326

Brooks (R-AL)
 - Prohibits funds from being used to share classified information about missile defense systems with the government of the Russian Federation.
Adopted Voice Y N

Fifth Lee (D-CA) - Reduces overall DOD funding in the bill to the levels set in the Budget Control Act ($7.6 billion reduction). Exempts Military Personnel and Defense Health Programs.
Rejected Y   171 243

Third Kucinich (D-OH)
 - Prohibits funds from being used for the Armed Services vocational aptitude test.
Rejected Voice Y N

Moran (D-VA) - Prohibits funds from being used to enter into a contract, memorandum of understanding, or cooperative agreement with, make a grant to, or provide a loan or loan guarantee to Rosoboronexport (Russian-made helicopter manufacturer).
Adopted Y   407 N   5

Turner (R-OH)
 - Prohibits funds from being used to reduce the nuclear forces of the U.S. to implement the Nuclear Posture Review Implementation Study, modify the Secretary of Defense Guidance for Employment of Force, or the Joint Strategic Capabilities Plan.  This has no effect on New START.
Adopted Y   235 N   178

Tonko (D-NY)
- Prohibits funds from being used to pay a contractor or subcontractor with DOD if the compensation of the employee exceeds $230, 700. Allows certain targeted exceptions.
Point of Order Y N

Coffman (R-CO) - Amendment No. 18 - Prohibits funds from being used to continue the deployment, beyond fiscal year 2013, of the 170th Infantry Brigade in Baumholder and the 172nd Infantry Brigade in Grafenwoehr, Germany. Allows rotational forces, but no permanent deployment, in Europe.
Rejected Y  123 N   292

Berg (R-ND)
- Prohibits funds from being used to reduce the number of the following nuclear weapons delivery vehicles: Heavy bomber aircraft; Air-launched cruise missiles; Nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines; Submarine-launched ballistic missiles; Intercontinental ballistic missiles.
Adopted Y   232 N   183

Flores (R-TX)
 - Prohibits funds from being used to enforce Sec. 526 of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, which removes external restrictions on DOD on using alternative fuels.
Adopted Voice Y N

Runyan (R-NJ) - When available, DOD should use American aircraft to move goods.
Adopted Voice Y N

Garamendi (D-CA) - Reduces Title IX - Overseas Deployment and Other Activities to $12.6 billion. Exempts Afghanistan Security Forces Fund, Defense Health Program, Drug Interdiction and Counter-Drug Activities - Defense, Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Fund, and Office for the Inspector General from any reductions in funding.
Rejected Y   137 N   278

Mulvaney (R-SC)
 - Amendment No. 1 - Freezes spending at the FY2012 levels ($518 billion). Exempts Military Personnel, Defense Health, and Overseas Contingency Operations.
Adopted Y   247 N   167

Engel (D-NY)
 - Prohibits funds from being used to lease or purchase light duty vehicles not in compliance with the Presidential memorandum on altervative fuel vehicles.
Adopted Voice Y N

Mulvaney (R-SC) - Amendment No. 9 - Reduces and increases $5.6 billion in Overseas Contingency and in basic Defense accounts. The Intent of the amendment is to support the policy of moving $5.6 billion from Overseas Contingency to basic Defense.
Adopted Y   238 N   178

Ellison (D-MN)
 - Requires contractors and subcontractors to disclose to the Administrator of GSA electioneering communications and independent expenditures or contributions made in the most recent election cycle.
Point of Order Y N

Stearns (R-FL) - Prohibits funds from being used to implement a new enrollment fee for the TRICARE for Life that did not exist as of the date of enactment of this Act.
Adopted Y   399 N   17

Fitzpatrick (R-PA)
 - The intent of the amendment is to give prefence to small business concerns owned and controlled by veterans.
Withdrawn Y N

Fourth Kucinich (D-OH)
 - Prohibits funds from being used to enter into a contract with any person or entity that has been convicted of fraud against the Federal Government.
Adopted Voice Y N

Jones (R-NC) - Amendment No. 17 - Prohibits funds to negotiate, enter into, or implement with Afghanistan that includes security assurances for mutual defense unless the agreement is in the form of a treaty or authorized by law.
Point of Order Y N
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