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Washington, June 27, 2018 | comments
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Amendments are debatable for 10 minutes each unless otherwise noted.

Amendments to H.R. 6157 – Department of Defense Appropriations, 2019

Made in Order under H.Res. 961:


Jackson Lee (D-TX)
– Amendment No. 1 - Allocates $2 million to provide the Secretary of Defense the flexibility needed for technical assistance for U.S. military women to military women in other countries combating violence targeting women and children as a weapon of war, terrorism, human trafficking, narcotics trafficking.
Adopted Voice Y       N

Lowenthal (D-CA), Welch (D-VT)
– Amendment No. 2 - Increases the STARBASE fifth grade youth STEM education program found in Operations and Maintenance, Defense-Wide, Civil Military Programs by $5 million, and to reduce Operations and Maintenance, Army, Other Servicewide Activities by the offsetting amount.
Adopted Voice Y    N
 
Gallagher (R-WI), Murphy, Stephanie (D-FL)
– Amendment No. 3 - Shifts $48.242M within defense-wide operation and maintenance to support the Maritime Security Initiative to address Indo-PACOM budget priorities for building partner capacity to contribute to maritime security and domain awareness.
Not Offered  Y N
 
Napolitano (D-CA), McKinley (D-WV)
– Amendment No. 4 - Increases funding for the National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program by $6 million to match the program’s 2018 funding of $180 million
Adopted Voice  Y      N
 
McGovern (D-MA), Emmer (R-MN)
– Amendment No. 5 - Provides the Department of Defense with $250,000 for administrative expenses for purposes of creating a military service medal to honor retired and former members of the Armed Forces who are radiation-exposed veterans (Atomic Veterans). Atomic Veterans are determined in section 1112(c)(3) of title 38, in the United States Code.
Adopted Voice Y         N
 
Allen (R-GA), Raskin (D-MD)
– Amendment No. 6 - Transfers $10,000,000 to the Defense POW/Missing Persons Office to assist in identifying unclaimed remains missing since the Korean conflict.
Adopted Voice Y         N
 
McSally (R-AZ), Hartzler (R-MO), Scott, Austin (R-GA)
– Amendment No. 7 - Increases A-10 wing replacement funds to House-passed NDAA level.
Adopted Voice Y      N
 
Soto (D-FL)
– Amendment No. 8 - Increases funding for the Quantum Information Sciences program within the Research, Development,Test and Evaluation, Army account by $5 million to further advance quantum computing research.
Adopted Voice Y      N
 
Langevin (D-RI), Gallagher (R-WI)
– Amendment No. 9 - Provides $10 million for Weapons and Munitions Technology (0602624A), $10 million for Innovative Naval Prototypes (INP) Applied Research (0602792N), and $20 million for Innovative Naval Prototypes Advanced Technology Development (0603801N) to be used for accelerated development and prototyping for the electromagnetic railgun.
  Y    188 N   288
 
Lipinski (D-IL)
– Amendment No. 10 - Provides $30M for MD5, the National Security Technology Accelerator, to support national security innovation and entrepreneurial education programs at universities. Reduces Operations and Maintenance-Defense Wide by the same amount.
Adopted Voice Y       N
 
Larson, John (D-CT), Lipinski (D-IL)
– Amendment No. 11 - Provides for an additional $12.5 million to the National Defense Education Programs (NDEP) account (PE 0601120D8Z) to be directed to the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation to remain available until expended, offset by $12.5 million reduction in the Operation and Maintenance, Defense-wide account.
Not Offered  Y N
 
Jackson Lee (D-TX)
– Amendment No. 12 - Reduces funding for Operations and Maintenance-Defense Wide, by $6.25 million and increases funding for Defense Health Care for PTSD by $5 million.
Not Offered  Y N
 
Duffy (R-WI), DeLauro (D-CT)
– Amendment No. 13 - Increases funding for the Peer-Reviewed Ovarian Cancer Research Program by $10 million offset by a reduction in funding for defense-wide operations and maintenance appropriations by a similar amount.
Not Offered 
Y N
 
Soto (D-FL)
– Amendment No. 14 - Increases funding for Gulf War illness research under the Defense Health Program by $1 million.
Adopted Voice Y       N
 
Lamborn (R-CO), Norcross (D-NJ), Biggs (R-AZ), Brooks (R-AL), O'Halleran (D-AZ)
– Amendment No. 15 - Decreases the Defense Wide Procurement account by $99,280,000 and increases the account by the same amount to restore funding requested by Missile Defense Agency in the FY19 budget request in order to initiate multi-year procurement of the SM-3 IB interceptor.
Not Offered Y N
 
Visclosky (D-IN) [on behalf of Hastings, Alcee (D-FL), McGovern (D-MA), Costello (R-PA), King, Peter (R-NY)]
– Amendment No. 16 - Increases Peer-Reviewed Breast Cancer Research Program funding by $5,000,000.
Adopted Voice Y       N
 
McKinley (R-WV), Eshoo (D-CA), King, Peter (R-NY), Katko (R-NY)
– Amendment No. 17 - Creates a $20 million dedicated line item for arthritis research within the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP).
Not Offered Y N
 
Speier (D-CA)
– Amendment No. 18 - Specifies that $25 million of the $1,300,315,000 appropriated for Defense Health Program research, development, test and evaluation may be used to award grants to medical researchers and universities to support research into early detection of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), as authorized by H.R. 2810, the FY18 National Defense Authorization Act.
Not Offered Y N
 
Huffman (D-CA), Buck (R-CO), Norman (R-SC)
– Amendment No. 19 - Strikes the restriction on the Pentagon’s ability to flexibly source its energy for the Rhine Ordnance Barracks Army Medical Center in Germany.
Not Offered Y N
 
Poe (R-TX)
– Amendment No. 20 - Reduces the amount of Coalition Support Fund reimbursements Pakistan is eligible to receive by $200 million.
   175  241
 
Polis (D-CO), Lee, Barbara (D-CA), Grothman (R-WI) –
Amendment No. 21 - Reduces spending by 1 percent with exceptions.
Not Offered  Y N
 
Visclosky (D-IN) [on behalf of Moore, Gwen (D-WI)
– Amendment No. 22 - Bars the use of funds in contravention of existing federal requirements for meaningful consultation and engagement with tribal communities related to activities that will impact them.
Adopted Voice Y       N
 
Khanna (D-CA), Moore, Gwen (D-WI)
– Amendment No. 23 - Reduces the total amount appropriated by $5 billion.
Not Offered  Y N
 
Brown (D-MD), Ruppersberger (D-MD)
– Amendment No. 24 - Ensures none of the funds made available by this Act may be used to transfer the information technology contracting and acquisition services or the Senior Leader Communications functions of the Defense Information Systems Agency.
Adopted Voice Y       N

Amendments Made in Order under H. Res. 964:

Jackson Lee (D-TX)
– Amendment No. 1 - States that no funding in this Act shall be used or otherwise made available by this Act to end Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) programs at HBUCs, Hispanic Serving Institutions and Tribal Colleges and Universities.
Adopted Voice Y      N

Frankel (D-FL), Keating (D-MA), Speier (D-CA), Torres (D-CA)
– Amendment No. - Allocates $3,000,000 for training on gender perspectives and full-time advisors on Women, Peace and Security at each of the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency, and the Joint Staff; $900,000 for training on the meaningful participation of women through foreign national security forces capacity building programs and for the collection of gender-disaggregated data in that programming; and $100,000 for training on gender perspectives at the war colleges and research on women’s contributions to security at the National Defense University Institute for National Security Studies.
Adopted Voice Y      N
 
Heck, Denny (D-WA) – Amendment No. 3 - Funds the Defense Community Infrastructure Program under the Office of Economic Adjustment. It increases the funding to $36 million of the total $100 million authorized. This increase is offset by reducing the funding for the administration of the Office of the Secretary of Defense.
Not Offered Y N
 
Rosen (D-NV) [on behalf of Hastings, Alcee (D-FL)] – Amendment No. 4 - Increases funding for the training and retention of cybersecurity professionals under the Defense-Wide Operation and Maintenance Account by $5,000,000.
Adopted Voice Y      N
 
Lynch (D-MA) –
Amendment No. 5 - Reduces funding for the Office of the Secretary of Defense by $10,000,000 and increases funding for the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency by $10,000,000.
Adopted Voice Y      N
 
Kuster, Ann (D-NH), Love (R-UT), Speier (D-CA)
– Amendment No. 6 - Provides $1M to the Defense Advisory Committee on Investigations, Prosecution, and Defense of Sexual Assault in the Armed Forces (DAC-IPAD) for additional staff to conduct a first-ever review of collateral misconduct and disciplinary actions brought against survivors of sexual assault.
Adopted Voice Y      N
 
Gallagher (R-WI), McSally (R-AZ)
– Amendment No. 7 - Increases funding for Navy AIM-120D missile procurement by $23.8M to help meet Indo-PACOM required critical capabilities and match the House-passed authorization in the FY 2019 NDAA, while reducing defense-wide operation and maintenance by the same amount.
  Y   116 N   296
 
Gallagher (R-WI), McSally (R-AZ)
– Amendment No. 8 - Increases funding for Air Force AIM-120D missile procurement by $33M to help meet Indo-PACOM required critical capabilities and match the House-passed authorization in the FY 2019 NDAA, while reducing defense-wide operation and maintenance by the same amount.
   115  296
 
Hudson (R-NC)
– Amendment No. 9 - Increases Operation and Maintenance, Defense-Wide funds by $5 million to provide for additional training of Special Operations Forces. .
Adopted Voice Y      N
 
Welch (D-VT), Soto (D-FL), Bilirakis (R-FL), Wenstrup (R-OH), Gabbard (D-HI), Ruiz (D-CA), Rosen (D-NV)
– Amendment No. 10 - Increases funding for the Defense Health programs by $1 million and decreases the Operations and Maintenance account, Defense-Wide, by $1.3 million to improve coordination between DoD and the VA as both agencies study the effects of toxic exposure to burn pits.
Adopted Voice Y      N
 
Nolan (D-MN), LoBiondo (R-NJ)
– Amendment No. 11 - Provides an addition $6 million for the Department of Defense’s Lung Cancer Research Program and decreases the Operations and Maintenance, Defense-wide account by the same amount.
Adopted Voice Y      N
 
Gabbard (D-HI)
– Amendment No. 12 - Increases open air burn pits research funding by $1 million.
Adopted Voice Y      N
 
Delaney (D-MD), Dingell (D-MI), Young, Don (R-AK), Wagner (R-MO), Soto (D-FL), Welch (D-VT)
– Amendment No. 13 - Provides for an additional $5 million for the Fisher House Foundation which is offset by an outlay neutral reduction in the Operation and Maintenance, Defense-wide account.
Adopted Voice Y      N
 
Jackson Lee (D-TX)
– Amendment No. 14 - Reduces funding for Procurement, Defense-Wide, by $10 million and increases funding for Defense Health Programs by $10 million in order to address Triple Negative Breast Cancer research
Adopted Voice Y      N
 
Clark, Katherine (D-MA), Russell (R-OK), Tsongas (D-MA), Gallagher (R-WI)
– Amendment No. 15 - Reduces and then increases the defense-wide research, development, test and evaluation account by $14.364 million with the intent of supporting DOD innovation.
   252  157
 
Crawford (R-AR)
– Amendment No. 16 - Reduces Research, Development, Test and Evaluation, Defense-Wide by $1,000,000 and increases it by the same to be used for explosive ordnance disposal equipment upgrades and technology enhancements.
Adopted Voice Y     N

Suozzi (D-NY) –
Amendment No. 17 - Provides $1,000,000 for Removal of national interest determination requirements for certain entities.
Not Offered Y N
 
Langevin (D-RI), Lieu (D-CA)
– Amendment No. 18 - Removes $50 million from the Strategic Capabilities Office (0604250D8Z), and provides $50 million to be used for directed energy solutions for boost phase missile defense, specifically the DPAL program with Technology Maturation Initiatives (0604115C)
Withdrawn Y N
 
Cheney (R-WY) –
Amendment No. 19 - Removes $25M from GMD (0603882C) and provides to BMD System Space Programs to begin work on the Missile Defense Space Tracking System (1206895C).
Withdrawn Y N
 
Cheney (R-WY)
– Amendment No. 20 - Removes $20M from Sea Based X-Band Radar (0603907C) and provided to Technology Maturation Initiatives for Laser Scaling boost phase efforts (0604115C).
Withdrawn Y N

Langevin (D-RI), Correa (D-CA), Lieu (D-CA), Shea-Porter (D-NH), Ratcliffe (R-TX), Stefanik (R-NY)
– Amendment No. 21 - Removes $10 million from Next Generation Air Dominance (0207110F), and provides $10 million to be used for the DOD Cyber Scholarship Program within the Information Systems Security Program (0303140D8Z).
Adopted Voice Y     N
 
Esty (D-CT)
– Amendment No. 22 - Increases funding for the Sexual Assault Special Victims’ Counsel Program by $2 million for sexual assault prevention and response programs.
Adopted Voice Y      N
 
Kelly (R-PA)
– Amendment No. 23 - Prohibits funds for the transfer of personnel security and background investigation functions from the Office of Personnel Management to the Department of Defense.
Not Offered Y N
 
Foster (D-IL)
– Amendment No. 24 - Prohibits the use of funds to develop a space-based ballistic missile intercept layer.
  Y   160 N   251
 
Gallego (D-AZ)
– Amendment No. 25 - Prohibits the use of funds in this bill to procure any good or service or enter into any contract with the Chinese companies ZTE and Huawei.
Adopted Voice Y     N
 
Wittman (R-VA), Courtney (D-CT), Scott, Bobby (D-VA), Gallagher (R-WI), Cheney (R-WY), Neal (D-MA), Gallego (D-AZ), Royce (R-CA), Peters, Scott (D-CA), Norcross (D-NJ), Crist (D-FL), Coffman (R-CO), Murphy, Stephanie (D-FL), King, Peter (R-NY), Hanabusa (D-HI), Davis, Susan (D-CA),  McEachin (D-VA), Conaway (R-TX) – Amendment No. 26 - Strips the limiting language of “CVN-80” from the text which would allow funding for both CVN-80 and CVN-81 and thereby enable dual-buy.
Adopted Voice Y      N
 
Murphy, Stephanie (D-FL), Barr (R-KY), Sinema (D-AZ), Biggs (R-AZ) – Amendment No. 27 - Increases funding for Drug Interdiction and Counter-Drug Activities, Defense; National Guard counter-drug program by $3.0 million, and reduces funding for Operation and Maintenance, Defense-Wide by $3.2 million.
Adopted Voice Y      N
 
Poe (R-TX)
– Amendment No. 28 - Reduces and then increases the Operations and Maintenance Account of the Navy by $75,000,000 with the intent of the recruitment of new service members through the refurbishment of retired battleships.
Not Offered Y N
 
Courtney (D-CT), Stefanik (R-NY), Wittman (R-VA), Gallagher (R-WI), Langevin (D-RI), Cicilline (D-RI), Walz (D-MN), Neal (D-MA), Gallego (D-AZ), Larson, John (D-CT), Cheney (R-WY), Hanabusa (D-HI), Scott, Bobby (D-VA), Himes (D-CT), King, Peter (R-NY), McEachin (D-VA), Hartzler (R-MO), Shea-Porter (D-NH), Perlmutter (D-CO), Norcross (D-NJ), Davis, Susan (D-CA), Kuster, Ann (D-NH)
– Amendment No. 29 - Provides funding for long lead time materials to construct additional Virginia-class submarines in FY 2022 and FY 2023.
  Y   144  267
 
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