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Amendments to HR 6157 - DODFY19

06/26/2018: US House of Reps

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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.
Vote Requested Y      N
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 
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.
Vote Requested  Y N
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

The House has had under consideration H.R. 6157 and has come to no resolution thereon