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FY17 NDAA Floor Action

H.R. 4909 the National Defense Authorization Bill for Fiscal Year 2017

Amendment Floor Tracker:

FINAL PASSAGE: Passed 277-147

 

DAY 2 - Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Floor #  Rules #  Sponsor Description Floor Action  Outcome
001 245 Buck (CO) Revised Requires the DOD to evaluate the cost of different types of energy and purchase the most cost effective option available. DEBATE Not Adopted 159-256
002 087 Fleming (LA) Prohibits funds for Executive Orders 13653 and 13693 that require DOD to meet certain green energy mandates and to incorporate climate change reviews within DOD operations, acquisition, and planning. DEBATE Adopted 227-198
003 030 Pearce (NM) Revised Transfers, in accordance with BRAC 1988, specified lands of the former Fort Wingate Depot Activity in McKinley County, New Mexico to the Department of the Interior to be held in trust for the Zuni Tribe and the Navajo Nation. DEBATE Adopted Voice Vote
004 048 Schweikert (AZ) Revised Directs that the Secretary of Defense may coordinate unmanned Aerial System training missions along our southern border in support of the Department of Homeland Security’s counter narcotic trafficking efforts. EB 1 Adopted Voice Vote
013 092 Davis, Susan (CA) Allows dual military couples who adopt to split 36 days of leave according to family needs. EB 1 Adopted Voice Vote
015 218 Costello (PA) Revised Requires the Secretary of Defense, in consultation with the Secretary of Education, to report to Congress on extending student loan protections for active duty borrowers under the Servicemember Civil Relief Act. EB 1 Adopted Voice Vote
016 024 Hastings, Alcee (FL) Revised Excludes reimbursements for medical expenses from the VA’s calculation of annual income when determining pension eligibility for veterans. EB 1 Adopted Voice Vote
017 287 Larson, John (CT) Preserves access to Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) for children with autism who are covered by TRICARE. EB 1 Adopted Voice Vote
019 075 Kelly (PA) Revised Prohibits funds from being used to implement the UN Arms Trade Treaty unless the Senate approves a resolution of ratification for the Treaty and implementing legislation for the Treaty has been enacted into law. EB 1 Adopted Voice Vote
021 213 Mulvaney (SC) Codifies criteria developed by OMB in 2010 to clarify when military spending should be designated as contingency operations and properly be part of the Overseas Contingency Operation budget. EB 1 Adopted Voice Vote
022 298 Himes (CT) Revised Requires a report from the Secretary of Defense on policies, doctrine, procedures and authorities governing Department of Defense activities in response to a malicious cyber activity carried out against the United States or United States persons by foreign states or non-state actors. EB 1 Adopted Voice Vote
024 255 Tsongas (MA) Require the Secretary of the Navy to submit a report to the Congressional Defense Committees regarding future capabilities for the P-8 Poseidon aircraft. EB 1 Adopted Voice Vote
026 281 Blumenauer (OR) Revised Requires the Secretary of Defense to submit a report on the total cost of research, production and maintenance of the B-21 aircraft. EB 1 Adopted Voice Vote
029 299 Kildee (MI) Expresses as a Sense of Congress that the Department of Defense should work with State and local health officials to prevent human exposure to perflourinated chemicals. EB 1 Adopted Voice Vote
030 300 Poliquin (ME) Requires that the Department of Defense submit a report to Congress on the annual travel expenses incurred by members of the national guard and reservists for travel to monthly and annual training requirements. EB 1 Adopted Voice Vote
031 082 Farenthold (TX) Encourages the Department of Defense to enter into contracts with third party vendors to provide free access to wireless high-speed internet to all members of the Armed Forces who are deployed overseas at any United States military facility. EB 1 Adopted Voice Vote
005 081 Lee, Barbara (CA) Repeals the 2001 AUMF after 90 days of enactment of this Act. DEBATE Not Adopted 138-285
006 189 Polis (CO) Reduces the base Defense Department budget by 1% excluding military/reserve/National Guard personnel, as well as Defense Health Program account. DEBATE Not Adopted 63-360
008 097 DeStantis (FL) Revised Prohibits funds authorized to be appropriated or otherwise made available for fiscal year 2017 for the Department of Defense may be used for any bilateral military-to-military contact, cooperation, or related security conferences between the Governments of the United States and Cuba until the Secretary of Defense Cuba until the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Director of National Intelligence, certify to the appropriate congressional committees and Congress convincing assurances that the anti-American posture of the Castro regime has undergone a material change. EB 2 Adopted Voice Vote
014 099 DeSantis (FL) Creates a career military justice litigation track for United States Army & Air Force JAGs similar to what currently exists for United States Navy JAGs. EB 2 Adopted Voice Vote
025 228 LaMalfa (CA) Revised Provides that no funds may be used by the Air Force to retire, prepare to retire, or place in storage or on backup aircraft inventory status any U-2 aircraft. EB 2 Adopted Voice Vote
027 327 Hudson (NC) Late Revised Requires a briefing on the acquisition strategy for the Ground Mobility Vehicle program. EB 2 Adopted Voice Vote
028 168 Sanford (SC) Requires the Army and the Marine Corps to use the same variant of 5.56mm rifle ammunition within one year of the date of enactment. Provides that the Secretary of Defense may waive the requirement in the event that he determines a state of emergency requires the use of different variants of 5.56mm rifle ammunition. EB 2 Adopted Voice Vote
032 338 Cartwright (PA) Late Establishes a formal process to provide Government agencies outside the Department of Defense with information on the availability of surplus, serviceable ammunition for the purpose of reducing the overall storage and disposal costs related to such ammunition. EB 2 Adopted Voice Vote
033 257 Forbes (VA) Increases the minimum active-duty end strength of the Navy from 322,900 to 324,615 to make it consistent with the end strength authorized in the HASC mark. A EB 2 Adopted Voice Vote
034 015 Jones (NC) States that the Secretary of Defense shall ensure that commissary stores accept as payment the Military Star Card. EB 2 Adopted Voice Vote
035 337 Allen (GA) Late Allows Colleges with ROTC programs currently selected for partnership by Cyber Institutes at Individual Service Academies to be included in Section 562. EB 2 Adopted Voice Vote
038 165 DeSaulnier (CA) Requires Transition Assistance Program (TAP) counselors to inform separating members of the U.S. Armed Forces that any separation pay received may reduce the amount of VA disability benefits received. EB 2 Adopted Voice Vote
040 285 Keating (MA) Expresses the Sense of Congress in support of fully implementing a service-wide expansion of the Army’s Gold Star Installation Access Card. Provides entry to military installations for events and memorials for the survivors of members of the Armed Forces who have died while serving on certain active or reserve duty. EB 2 Adopted Voice Vote
041 150 Kaptur (OH) Revised Requires the Secretary of Defense to submit a report detailing the quantity, composition, and lost income of survivors currently affected by the Dependency and Indemnity Compensation offset to the Survivor Benefit Program. EB 2 Adopted Voice Vote
042 369 Kildee (MI) Late Amends Sec 741 to include veterans in the identification and resource availability for units with high rates of suicide. EB 2 Adopted Voice Vote
045 348 Jackson Lee (TX) Late Requires increased collaboration with NIH to combat Triple Negative Breast Cancer. EB 2 Adopted Voice Vote
007 199 Ellison (MN) Strikes language that calls on the President to expand the scope of the mission in Afghanistan. DEBATE Not Adopted 131-292
009 200 Ellison (MN) Revised Reduces funding for base budget procurement items from Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) funds to $1,287,871,000, in accordance with the President’s request. $9,440,300,000 is transferred to OCO Operations & Maintenance fund in order to fund operations overseas, with $26 million designated for suicide prevention. DEBATE Not Adopted 132-289
020 324 Thornberry (TX) Late Revised Establishes a Global Engagement Center to lead and coordinate efforts to tracks foreign propaganda and disinformation efforts intended to undermine U.S. national security interests, and to develop strategies for countering such campaigns. It would also create a fund that could be used to support outside groups in analyzing, reporting on, and refuting foreign disinformation efforts, and implements reforms to the Broadcasting Board of Governors. EB 3 Adopted Voice Vote
036 313 Comstock (VA) Requires the Undersecretary for Personnel and Readiness to evaluate the effectiveness of transition programs in which civilian businesses and organizations provide internships, apprenticeships, and other on-the-job training in an effort to increase likelihood of employment for separating service members. Requires the Undersecretary to issue guidance to unit commanders encouraging them to permit separating service members to engage in these programs, provided that unit readiness is not degraded. EB 3 Adopted Voice Vote
037 083 Farenthold (TX) Provides that when a nominee of a Senator, Representative, or Delegate is selected for appointment as a cadet at a Service Academy, the Senator, Representative, or Delegate shall be notified at least 48 hours before the official notification or announcement of the appointment is made. EB 3 Adopted Voice Vote
039 040 Hunter (CA) Strikes the second sentence of Title 38, Section 167, Paragraph (f)4, ensuring that the Service branch fulfills its obligation to notify a service member’s spouse in the event that a service member declines SGLI Coverage. Title 38, Section 167, Paragraph (f)1 of US Code states that a service branch is required to notify the servicemember’s spouse in writing if a servicemember declines SGLI coverage. However, there is a subsequent provision (paragraph (f)4) that says if the service branch does not fulfill its obligation to notify the servicemember’s spouse, the validity of the servicemember’s decision to decline SGLI is not affected. EB 3 Adopted Voice Vote
048 355 Meng (NY) Late Reauthorizes for one year an existing suicide prevention and resilience program for members of the National Guard and Reserves that is likely to expire prior to passage of the next NDAA. EB 3 Adopted Voice Vote
049 108 Waters (CA) Revised Requires GAO to conduct a 5 year study and report to Congress on contracting by minority and women owned businesses with the DOD. EB 3 Adopted Voice Vote
052 172 Sanford (SC) Requires the Secretary of Defense to account for the total cost of National Guard flyovers at public events and publish them in a public report. EB 3 Adopted Voice Vote
053 344 Walz (MN) Late Includes the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and any territory or possession of the United States as a state for purposes of State Adjutants General approval authority over all Army and Air Force National Guard flyover missions in their states. EB 3 Adopted Voice Vote
059 174 Polis (CO) Requires the Secretary of Defense to provide a report on the impact potential changes to the existing carrier air wing force structure, and the impact a potential reduction would have on overall fleet readiness should personnel and aircraft be distributed through remaining air wings. EB 3 Adopted Voice Vote
063 239 Courtney (CT) Amends the Occupational Safety and Health Act to make permanent the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH). EB 3 Adopted Voice Vote
010 301 Zinke (MT) Prevents changes to the alert status or unilateral reduction in the quantity of deployed intercontinental ballistic missile forces. Requires a report on the ability of the Air Force to ensure that the ICBM force is capable of deploying multiple independently targetable reentry vehicles (MIRVs) on Minuteman III ICBM's. DEBATE Adopted Voice Vote
012 331 Sanford (SC) Late Requires the Government Accountability Office to study the Maritime Security Fleet DEBATE Not Adopted 41-383
018 325 Thornberry (TX) Late Revised Provides streamlined, and direct, authority for the Department of Defense (DOD), in consultation with the Federal Communications Commission to specifically protect certain DOD test ranges. DEBATE Adopted Voice Vote
023 196 Rogers, Mike (AL) Revised Restates current law to ensure it continues to protect the Global Positioning System EB 4 Adopted Voice Vote
043 378 Carter, Buddy (GA) Late Clarifies that, under the Pilot Program for Operation of Network of Retail Pharmacy under TRICARE Pharmacy Benefits Program, retail pharmacies shall also include small business pharmacies. EB 4 Adopted Voice Vote
044 312 Comstock (VA) Directs the DOD sectretary to study programs with locked vials. EB 4 Adopted Voice Vote
046 360 Lamborn (CO) Late Extends DoD technology transfer authority until Dec. 31, 2021. EB 4 Adopted Voice Vote
047 340 Jenkins, Evan (WV) Revised Increases the funding authorized for National Guard Counter-Drug Programs, Drug Interdiction and Counter-Drug Activities, Defense-Wide by $30 million, offset by equivalent decreases to funding for the lines for Common Ground Equipment and Advanced Innovative Technologies. EB 4 Adopted Voice Vote
050 183 Guinta (NH) Revised Increases funding to USNORTHCOM for Joint Task Force North by $3,000,000 to be used for counter narcotics operations. EB 4 Adopted Voice Vote
051 211 Walberg (MI) Requires the Secretary of Defense to submit a report to Congress on the effectiveness of efforts to combat the trafficking of heroin and fentanyl into the United States from Central America and Mexico. EB 4 Adopted Voice Vote
054 052 Ellmers (NC) Revised Requires the Secretary of the Air Force and the Secretary of the Army to report to HASC and SASC quarterly on Joint Airborne Air Transportability Training occurring at Fort Bragg to ensure there is no negative impact to military readiness. EB 4 Adopted Voice Vote
064 265 Jackson Lee (TX) Expresses the sense of Congress regarding the importance of increasing the effectiveness of the Northern Command (“NORTHCOM”) in fulfilling its critical mission of protecting the U.S. homeland in event of war and to provide support to local, state, and federal authorities in times of national emergency. EB 4 Adopted Voice Vote
065 012 Lewis, John (GA) Requires the Secretary of Defense, in consultation with the Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service and the Director of the Bureau of Economic Analysis, to post to cost of the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria to each American taxpayer on the Department of Defense’s website. EB 4 Adopted Voice Vote
066 142 Bordallo (GU) Revised Grants USCIS greater flexibility to approve H-2B visa application renewals for contractors performing work on Guam for the duration of the realignment construction plans. The flexibility is needed to meet projected Guam workforce requirements to support construction efforts in conjunction with realignment of Marines in the Asia-Pacific region. Current statute restricts ability of USCIS to grant renewals and has already impacted construction timelines and cost. The amendment would ensure Guam and CNMI have sufficient and appropriate workforce to support this strategic undertaking. EB 4 Adopted Voice Vote
067 319 Maloney, Sean (NY) Late Updates Department of Defense regulations to ensure service members receive adequate consumer protections with respect to collection of debt. EB 4 Adopted Voice Vote
069 179 Langevin (RI) Revised Expands the talent-exchange authorities of the Intergovernmental Personnel Act, to allow DoD employees to gain experience at private companies and bring industry leaders to DoD. EB 4 Adopted Voice Vote
055 023 Gosar (AZ) Revised Requires the Secretary to provide a briefing to the House Armed Services Committee on the status of DOD efforts to maintain a systems-based inventory of Department buildings, land, and other real property assets following recommendations made by GAO. EB 5 Adopted Voice Vote
056 121 Russell (OK) Revised Provides that not later than 90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Defense shall provide to the Committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives a briefing on the adjustment and diversification assistance authorized by subsections (b) and (c) of section 2391 of title 10, United States Code. EB 5 Adopted Voice Vote
057 321 Pitts (PA) Late Revised Brings accountability to countries granting consent to Russian naval vessels calling into port by amending Section 1238(a)(2)(B) to include ‘transient Russian naval vessels’ to the reporting requirement. EB 5 Adopted Voice Vote
058 177 Young, David (IA) Revised Requires the DoD to brief Congress on the Department’s efforts to protect our service members and their families’ personal information from data breaches, including DoD employees. The DoD will also include any trends they are aware of on fraudulent activity targeting service members, their families, or employees of the DoD specifically. EB 5 Adopted Voice Vote
060 252 Fitzpatrick (PA) Recognizes the role played by the 16 million women known as Rosie the Riveters during World War Two. EB 5 Adopted Voice Vote
061 305 Forbes (VA) Revised Authorizes the Army to recover firearms that were provided to a foreign country on a grant basis and subsequently became excess to the needs of such country. EB 5 Adopted Voice Vote
062 269 Young (IN) Revised Adopts program management principles for government projects and requires formulation of program management standards and best practices to ensure on-time & on-budget projects. EB 5 Adopted Voice Vote
068 284 Young, Don (AK) Provides DoD temporary direct hire authority for military technicians (dual-status), enabling units to fill critical manpower shortages and increase mission readiness. EB 5 Adopted Voice Vote
070 297 Connolly (VA) Expresses a sense of Congress that the Department of Defense should develop an assessment, monitoring, and evaluation framework for security cooperation. EB 5 Adopted Voice Vote
074 282 Blumenauer (OR) Revised Reforms the Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) program for at-risk Afghan allies. EB 5 Adopted Voice Vote
077 272 Welch (VT) Adds to the semiannual Report on Enhancing Security and Stability in Afghanistan the progress on implementing the Afghan Personnel and Pay System. EB 5 Adopted Voice Vote
082 288 Kilmer (WA) Amends the existing security assistance authority titled “South China Sea Initiative” to “Southeast Asia Maritime Security Initiative.” Additionally, the amendment would require DoD to include a description of China’s activities in the South China Sea in their Congressionally-required annual report on Chinese military power. EB 5 Adopted Voice Vote
071 329 Rooney (FL) Late Revised Requires a report on the Department of Defense's implementation of the prohibition on the provision of certain security assistance to foreign security forces implicated in gross human rights violations. EB 6 Adopted Voice Vote
072 104 Poe (TX) Adds a fourth condition that the Administration must certify Pakistan has met before releasing $450 million in aid: “Pakistan has shown progress in arresting and prosecuting Haqqani network senior leaders and mid-level operatives.” EB 6 Adopted Voice Vote
073 100 Rohrabacher (CA) Adds an additional requirement that the Secretary of Defense certify to Congress that Pakistan is not using its military or any funds or equipment provided by the United States to persecute minority groups seeking political or religious freedom. EB 6 Adopted Voice Vote
075 125 Rohrabacher (CA) Adds a sense of the Congress that Dr. Shakil Afridi is an international hero and that the Government of Pakistan should release him immediately from prison. EB 6 Adopted Voice Vote
076 210 Walberg (MI) Requires the Department of Defense to submit to Congress a report on the extent to which the Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan has adequate access to financial records of the Government of Afghanistan. EB 6 Adopted Voice Vote
078 289 Fortenberry (NE) Expresses the Sense of Congress that safe areas should be secured for the resettlement and reintegration of indigenous ethnic and religious minorities, including victims of genocide, into their homelands. Affirms that this position is a critical component of a safe, secure, and sovereign Iraq. EB 6 Adopted Voice Vote
079 290 Fortenberry (NE) Empowers local security forces in Iraq -- including ethnic and religious minority groups -- to deter, hold, or roll back the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in Iraq. EB 6 Adopted Voice Vote
088 309 Cicilline (RI) Revised Requires a report be completed by the Secretary of Defense in consultation with the Secretaries of the military departments and the Secretary of State on efforts made to inform American manufacturers on procurement opportunities for equipping foreign military entities approved to receive U.S. assistance. This report should also include any plans or strategies to raise awareness of these opportunities among U.S. manufacturers. EB 6 Adopted Voice Vote
089 258 Cooper (TN) Requires a report on Open Skies Treaty and Intermediate Nuclear Forces Treaty. EB 6 Adopted Voice Vote
090 203 Frankel (FL) Expresses the sense of Congress that continued United States leadership in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is critical to the national security of the United States. EB 6 Adopted Voice Vote
091 240 Higgins (NY) Authorizes assistance to Israel to improve maritime security and maritime domain awareness. EB 6 Adopted Voice Vote
092 328 Lieu (CA) Late Revised Expresses a sense of congress that it is policy of the United States to support a denuclearized Korean peninsula EB 6 Adopted Voice Vote
080 031 Pearce (NM) Revised Expresses a sense of congress encouraging the Administration and DOD to utilize all necessary capabilities to combat ISIS oil production and sale. EB 7 Adopted Voice Vote
081 279 Yoho (FL) Provides for a prohibition on transfer of man-portable air defense systems to any entity in Syria EB 7 Adopted Voice Vote
083 106 Poe (TX) Revised Prohibits government contracts with entities that have contributed to Russia’s violation of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. EB 7 Adopted Voice Vote
084 123 Pompeo (KS) Revised Requires the Secretary of Defense to submit a report to Congress on cooperation between Iran and the Russian Federation and to what extent such cooperation affects United States national security and strategic interests. EB 7 Adopted Voice Vote
085 005 Roskam (IL) Revised Establishes the sense of Congress that Israel should be able to defend its vital national interests and protect its territory and population against existential threats and mandates that the President report on the necessary defensive mechanisms required and requested by Israel to protect itself against existential threats and on the availability for sale or transfer of these items to Israel. EB 7 Adopted Voice Vote
086 006 Roskam (IL) Requires the President to report on the use by the Government of Iran of commercial aircraft and related services for illicit military or other activities. EB 7 Adopted Voice Vote
087 054 Walker (NC) Revised Directs the Secretary of Defense to grant observer status to the military forces of Taiwan in any maritime exercise known as the Rim of the Pacific Exercise. EB 7 Adopted Voice Vote
093 358 Meng (NY) Late Revised Authorizes the Secretary of Defense, with the concurrence of the Secretary of State, to enter into agreements with governments of foreign countries, such as Israel and other nations that excel in addressing water scarcity and water resource development issues, in order to develop land-based water resources in support of and in preparation for contingency operations. EB 7 Adopted Voice Vote
094 156 Meng (NY) Extends the requirement for three years, consistent with the FY13 NDAA, that the President report to Congress on the use of certain Iranian seaports by foreign vessels and the use of foreign airports by sanctioned Iranian air carriers. EB 7 Adopted Voice Vote
095 306 Moulton (MA) Revised Requires the President to officially notify Congress whenever Iran conducts a ballistic missile launch (including ballistic missile tests) and inform the Congress as to actions the President will take in response, including diplomatic efforts to pursue additional sanctions, including through passage of a United Nations Security Council resolution. EB 7 Adopted Voice Vote
096 259 Peters, Scott (CA) Expresses the Sense of Congress that the United States should work with our Gulf Cooperation Council allies to encourage an enable an integrated ballistic missile defense system to prevent an attack by Iran against such countries. EB 7 Adopted Voice Vote
097 222 Ruiz (CA) Authorizes assistance and training to countries bordering the Persian Gulf, Arabian Sea, or Mediterranean Sea in an effort to deter and counter illicit smuggling and related maritime activity by Iran. The program will run through FY2020. EB 7 Adopted Voice Vote
098 361 Sanchez, Loretta (CA) Late Revised Expresses a Sense of Congress that increased military relations with Vietnam should be contingent on Vietnam's commitment to implement human rights reforms. EB 8 Adopted Voice Vote
099 350 Jackson Lee (TX) Late Revised Requires the Secretary of Defense to submit to Congress report on efforts to assist Nigeria security forces in combatting Boko Haram In Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin. EB 8 Adopted Voice Vote
100 227 Holding (NC) Enhances and promotes greater defense trade and military cooperation between the United States and India by encouraging and supporting a range of measures such as joint military planning and co-development. EB 8 Adopted Voice Vote
101 171 Smith, Adam (WA) Revised Eases restrictions related to funding for development of rocket propulsion and launch systems to end reliance on the RD-180. EB 8 Adopted Voice Vote
102 314 Lieu (CA) Revised Requires a report on the use of spacecraft assets of the Space-Based Infrared System's Wide-Field-of-View program for other space programs. EB 8 Adopted Voice Vote
103 191 Rogers, Mike (AL) Requires the Secretary of Defense to evaluate the security of defense information and to issue regulations to improve it. EB 8 Adopted Voice Vote
104 047 Meehan (PA) Expresses a sense of Congress that reiterates the importance of strong communications systems for the National Guard in the event of a cyber or terrorist attack. EB 8 Adopted Voice Vote
105 181 Hanna (NY) Revised Requires the Secretary of the Army to brief Congress on a strategy for incorporating Army National Guard Cyber Protection Teams into the Cyber Mission Force. EB 8 Adopted Voice Vote
106 366 Peters, Scott (CA) Late Revised Expresses the Sense of Congress that DOD, when practical, should seek to maximize the hiring of veterans for MILCON projects. EB 8 Adopted Voice Vote
107 173 Brat (VA) Creates a process for foreign governments to petition DOD to return surplus property to that government. Expands use of residual value obtained from returned foreign property from facility maintenance and operations to readiness programs. EB 8 Adopted Voice Vote
108 304 Carter, Buddy (GA) Relocates the Saint Marys Airport away from Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay because of security issues with civilian air traffic. Codifies the Navy's steps in the relocation of the airport. EB 8 Adopted Voice Vote
109 032 Pearce (NM) Prohibits the Department of Defense from transferring administrative jurisdiction of Fillmore Canyon to the Department of the Interior. EB 8 Adopted Voice Vote
110 221 Culberson (TX) Provides competitively awarded grant funding for the preservation of our nation’s historic battleships in a manner that is self-sustaining and has an educational component. Requires grantees to provide a 1:1 matching of any federal funding received pursuant to this grant program. The grant program sunsets on September 30, 2023. EB 8 Adopted Voice Vote
111 310 Newhouse (WA) Requires the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to provide a report detailing how the Corps acquired 34 miles of shoreline property along the Columbia River in the Tri-Cities region of Central Washington. The report will include specific legal documentation and information on the process by which the properties were acquired to discern how the federal government acquired the land, whether by paying Fair Market Value or through other means of procurement. EB 9 Adopted Voice Vote
112 236 Lujan (NM) Revised Expresses the sense of Congress that the Secretary of Energy should ensure that each laboratory operating contractor or plant or site manager of a National Nuclear Security Administration facility adopt generally accepted and consistent accounting practices for laboratory, plant, or site directed research and development. EB 9 Adopted Voice Vote
113 293 Foster (IL) Revised Requires the Secretary of Defense and Secretary of Energy to provide a briefing to the appropriate committees on the feasibility and potential benefits of a dialogue between the United States and France on the use of low-enriched uranium in naval reactors. EB 9 Adopted Voice Vote
114 209 Peters, Scott (CA) Clarifies that the definition of advanced nuclear reactor includes a nuclear fusion reactor. EB 9 Adopted Voice Vote
115 226 Donovan (NY) Revised Expedites processing of applications for transportation security cards for separating members of the Armed forces and veterans to facilitate employment in the maritime industry. EB 9 Adopted Voice Vote
116 334 Frankel (FL) Late Classifies a vessel being repaired or dismantled to be a "recreational vessel" if the vessel shares elements of design and construction of traditional recreational vessels and is not normally engaged in a military or commercial undertaking when operating. EB 9 Adopted Voice Vote
117 237 Wilson, Joe (SC) Provide a conforming name change for the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Fund within sections 4102 and 4103 of H.R. 4909. EB 9 Adopted Voice Vote
118 357 Meng (NY) Late Makes conspiracy to commit rape or sexual assault an offense requiring dismissal or dishonorable discharge under the Uniform Code of Military Justice. EB 9 Adopted Voice Vote
120 195 Rogers, Mike (AL) Provides authority for the Secretary of Energy to issue regulations to protect certain NNSA sites from potential threats posed by UAVs. EB 9 Adopted Voice Vote
119 126 Bordallo (GU) Revised Authorizes the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States to settle claims resulting from the occupation of Guam during World War II based on other war claims programs previously authorized by Congress for other Americans. DEBATE Adopted Voice Vote

 

 

DAY 1 - Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Floor # Rules # Sponsor Description Floor Action  Outcome
N/A 002 Sessions (TX) Revised Strikes Sec. 528, which requires selective service registration and conscription requirements for female residents of the United States between the ages of 18 and 26 and requires a study of the Selective Service. SELF-EXECUTES

Adopted 234-181

001 376 Thornberry (TX) Late Clarifies that the special transfer authority in section 1702 is subject to appropriation Acts. DEBATE Adopted Voice Vote
004 025 McKinley (WV) Increases the National Guard Youth Challenge Program under Civil Military Programs by $15 million and decreases by the same amount Operations and Maintenance, Defense-wide. EB 1 Adopted Voice Vote
005 212 Guthrie (KY) Authorizes the Secretary of the Army to continue to provide for the production, treatment, management, and use of natural gas located under Fort Knox, Kentucky. EB 1 Adopted Voice Vote
006 316 Gallego (AZ) Requires each branch of the Armed Services to monitor prescribing of medications to treat PTSD among Service Members. EB 1 Adopted Voice Vote
007 215 Graves (MO) Revised Requires the DOD to report to the Armed Services Committee on the agency’s use of a two-phase procurement process. EB 1 Adopted Voice Vote
008 352 Jackson Lee (TX) Late Requires outreach for small business concerns owned and controlled by women and minorities required before conversation of certain functions to contractor performance EB 1 Adopted Voice Vote
009 349 Jackson Lee (TX) Late Requires the Government Accountability Office to include in its annual report to congress a list of the most common grounds for sustaining protests related to bids for contracts. EB 1 Adopted Voice Vote
015 164 Hunter (CA) Revised Expands the use of the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) regarding access at DoD installations. EB 1 Adopted Voice Vote
017 202 Royce (CA) Prohibits any action to impair U.S. jurisdiction and control over Naval Station Guantanamo Bay unless authorized or provided by subsequent statute or treaty, based on unique legal history of that U.S. base. EB 1 Adopted Voice Vote
020 011 Moore, Gwen (WI) Revised Expresses the sense of Congress regarding the intentional targeting of and attacks against medical facilities and medical providers in Syria. EB 1 Adopted Voice Vote
021 256 Forbes (VA) Revised Requires that the Secretary of Defense submit a report at the end of each fiscal year listing each request received from Taiwan and each letter of offer to sell any defense articles or services under the Arms Export Control Act to Taiwan during such fiscal year. EB 1 Adopted Voice Vote
023 162 Graves (MO) Reins in SBA's authority to fund initiatives outside its current authorized authority. EB 1 Adopted Voice Vote
027 003 Adams (NC) Revised Provides for online entrepreneurial counseling services through the Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) program and requires SCORE to submit a study and report on the future of the program through a strategic plan that covers the course of the next 5 years. EB 1 Adopted Voice Vote
002 204 Westerman (AR) Provides an additional $82.4 million for the Surface-To-Air missile MSE program that mitigates critical shortfall in Army War Reserve requirements. Takes $82.4 million from Atomic Energy Defense Activities, National Nuclear Security Administration, Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation, Material management and minimization account. DEBATE Adopted Voice Vote
003 152 Garamendi (CA) Reduces the authorization for the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent program by $17.93 million, the amount identified by the Government Accountability Office as in excess of program need for Fiscal Year 2016. This amendment increases the authorization for Air Force procurement of Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures by $17.93 million to address an unfunded requirement identified by the Air Force. DEBATE Not Adopted Voice Vote
010 077 McKinley (WV) Requires the Secretary of Defense to ensure that every tactical missile program of the Department of Defense that uses solid propellant as the primary propulsion system shall have at least two fully certified rocket motor suppliers in the event that one of the rocket motor suppliers is outside the national technology and industrial base. DEBATE

Not Adopted 211-213

011 089 Thornberry (TX) Amends Section 101 of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 3021) to address the National Security Council’s enlarged staff size and subsequent micromanagement of military operations, which is inconsistent with its statutory advisory and coordination roles. The amendment would also increase oversight and accountability by requiring Senate confirmation of the National Security Advisor if the staff size of the National Security Council exceeds 100 employees. DEBATE Adopted Voice Vote
012 062 Nadler (NY) Removes funding prohibitions on the closure of the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. DEBATE Not Adopted 163-259
013 001 Walorski (IN) Revised Amends the Freedom of Information Act to include the National Security Council (NSC) and makes the FOIA requirement effective after Senate confirmation of National Security Advisor. DEBATE Adopted Voice Vote
019 161 Calvert (CA) Requires a report on the Department of Defense civilian work force and contractors. EB 2 Adopted Voice Vote
028 148 Collins, Chris (NY) Requires the Secretary of the Army to consider using cost-competitive technologies that minimize waste generation and air emissions as alternatives to current disposal methods when reducing munitions in the stock-pile of conventional ammunition or B5A Account. EB 2 Adopted Voice Vote
029 088 Russell (OK) Revised Expresses the Sense of Congress that the Dept. of Defense should reassess their guidelines on how they evaluate motor carrier safety performance. The GAO found that DOD lowered standards to Dept. of Transportation standards, even for the transport of hazardous materials. EB 2 Adopted Voice Vote
030 086 Costa (CA) Directs the Secretary to report to the Committees of jurisdiction regarding the efficacy of prioritizing training exercises for National Guard IRT teams with well drilling capability in locations in disadvantaged communities with drinking water supplies that have been impacted as a result of drought. EB 2 Adopted Voice Vote
031 004 McKinley (WV) Requires the Secretary of Defense to establish an electronic tour calculator so that reservists could keep track of aggregated active duty tours of 90 days or more served within a fiscal year. EB 2 Adopted Voice Vote
032 157 Meng (NY) Requires GAO report on admissions practices and gender composition of military service academies. EB 2 Adopted Voice Vote
033 084 Palmer (AL) Allows for the award of a Distinguished Service Cross to 1st LT Melvin M. Spruiell for his acts of valor during WWII as a member of the Army serving in France with the 377th Parachute Field Artillery, 101st Airborne Division. EB 2 Adopted Voice Vote
034 034 Sewell (AL) Allows cyber institutes to place a special emphasis on entering into a partnership with a local educational agency located in a rural, under served,or underrepresented community. EB 2 Adopted Voice Vote
035 070 Takano (CA) Includes in the report to Congress on the direct employment pilot program for members of the National Guard and Reserve (Sec. 566) a comparison of the pilot program to other DOD and VA unemployment and underemployment programs. EB 2 Adopted Voice Vote
036 111 Grayson (FL) Requires the inclusion of information concerning the availability of treatment options and resources available to address substance abuse (including alcohol, prescription drug, and opioid abuse), as part of the required servicemember preseparation counseling. EB 2 Adopted Voice Vote
037 138 Bost (IL) Makes a technical change to impact aid program. EB 2 Adopted Voice Vote
038 139 DelBene (WA) Eliminates the 2-year eligibility limitation for noncompetitive appointment of military spouses to civil service positions when a member of the Armed Forces is relocated in connection with their service. EB 2 Adopted Voice Vote
014 124 Poe (TX) Directs the Secretary of Defense to give preference to State and Federal agencies who conduct border security functions for distribution of surveillance unmanned aerial vehicles including the MQ-9 Reaper, the Aerostat radar system; night-vision goggles; and Humvees as part of the DOD's Excess Property Program (1033 program). DEBATE Adopted 243-180
016 073 Kelly (PA) Prohibits funds from being used to destroy anti-personnel landmine munitions unless the Secretary of Defense submits a report on research into operational alternatives to these munitions. DEBATE Adopted Voice Vote
018 026 Walorski (IN) Requires the United States Government and the government of a foreign country to enter into a written memorandum of understanding regarding the transfer of an individual from Guantanamo Bay and transmitted to the Congress. DEBATE Adopted Voice Vote
022 061 Turner (OH) Revised Expresses a Sense of Congress that the United States should take certain actions relevant to maintaining NATO’s solidarity, strength, and deterrent capability in addition to promoting NATO enlargement at the July 2016 NATO Summit in Warsaw, Poland. EB 3 Adopted Voice Vote
024 182 Hanna (NY) Directs Small Business Development Centers to provide, to the extent practicable, cyber assistance to small businesses. Requires the Small Business Administration and the Department of Homeland Security to develop a joint “SBDC Cyber Strategy” to provide necessary guidance to Small Business Development Centers regarding how they can improve the coordination and provision of federal cyber assistance to small businesses. EB 3 Adopted Voice Vote
039 027 Bera (CA) Requires the Secretary of Defense, in consultation with the Secretaries of the VA, Education, and Labor, to submit a report to Congress detailing the transfer of skills into college credit or technical certifications for members of the Armed Forces leaving the military. EB 3 Adopted Voice Vote
040 080 McGovern (MA) Requires the Secretary of Defense to design and produce a military service medal to honor retired and former members of the Armed Forces who are radiation-exposed veterans (Atomic Veterans). EB 3 Adopted Voice Vote
041 120 Grayson (FL) Requires the Secretary of Defense to consider “comparable quality of service” as criteria used to determine partnership agreements between facilities of the uniformed services and local or regional health care systems. EB 3 Adopted Voice Vote
042 078 Carter, John (TX) Revised Places specific reporting requirements on the Defense Department when prescribing and distributing Mefloquine to members of the Armed Forces, and requires the Secretary of Defense to conduct an annual review for each Mefloquine prescription. Expands the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury’s mission to include the study of the adverse health effects of Mefloquine. EB 3 Adopted Voice Vote
043 076 Wilson, Joe (SC) Modifies Section 825(f) of the FY17 NDAA to sunset the required report after five years. EB 3 Adopted Voice Vote
044 066 Wilson, Joe (SC) Modifies the effective date for section 901(a)(1) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 by extending it one year to February, 1, 2018. EB 3 Adopted Voice Vote
045 020 Beyer (VA) Revised Ensures that DOD is using LPTA in an effective and appropriate manner as a source selection process. States that it should be DOD policy to avoid LPTA use in circumstances that potentially deny the Department the benefits of cost and technical tradeoffs in the source selection process. EB 3 Adopted Voice Vote
046 016 Burgess (TX) Requires a report ranking all military departments and Defense Agencies in order of how advanced they are in achieving auditable financial statements as required by law. EB 3 Adopted Voice Vote
047 159 Turner (OH) Revised Requires the Secretary of the Air Force to provide a briefing to the House Armed Services Committee on the process used to include proximity to certain commercial airports as part of its Strategic Basing Process. EB 3 Adopted Voice Vote
049 064 Frankel (FL) Expresses Congress's appreciation to American veterans disabled for life and supports the annual recognition of these individuals each year. EB 3 Adopted Voice Vote
050 050 Beyer (VA) Pairs the FAA and the DOD to study possible changes to these routes and altitude caps to minimize the impact from these overflight operations. EB 3 Adopted Voice Vote
048 143 Zeldin (NY) Requires the United States Navy to specifically assess synthetic aperture sonar systems and subsequently report on whether they are a suitable for incorporation on the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS). EB 4 Adopted Voice Vote
051 127 Trott (MI) States that the President shall instruct the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations to use the voice and vote of the United States to seek the establishment of a United Nations processing center in Erbil, Iraq to assist internationally displaced communities. EB 4 Adopted Voice Vote
052 107 Vela (TX) Requires the Department of Defense to submit a report to Congress on the impact of cartel violence in Mexico on U.S. national security. EB 4 Adopted Voice Vote
053 019 Thornberry (TX) Revised Requires the Secretaries of Defense and State to submit to the appropriate committees of Congress a report containing a description of the steps the United States has taken, plans to take, and will take to provide Taiwan with arms of a defensive character in accordance with the Taiwan Relations Act (Public Law 96–8; 22 U.S.C. 3301 et 14 seq.). EB 4 Adopted Voice Vote
054 145 Nolan (MN) Prohibits funding from the Syria Train and Equip program to recipients that the Secretary of Defense has reported as having misused provided training and equipment. EB 4 Adopted Voice Vote
055 129 Aguilar (CA) Creates a pilot program to improve the ability of the Army and Air Force, respectively, to recruit cyber professionals. EB 4 Adopted Voice Vote
056 010 Dold (IL) Extends the authorization of a 2014 project for barracks at Great Lakes, IL. EB 4 Adopted Voice Vote
057 103 Chu (CA) Ensures that the Small Business Administration considers the population density of the area to be serviced by women’s business centers when reviewing and selecting eligible entities for WBC grants. EB 4 Adopted Voice Vote
058 065 Perlmutter (CO) Allows deed restrictions on former U.S. Army land at Rocky Mountain Arsenal to be modified or removed should an environmental risk assessment determine the property is protective for residential or industrial uses. EB 4 Adopted Voice Vote
059 122 Pompeo (KS) Revised Requires the Director of National Intelligence to complete a declassification review of intelligence reports related to the past terrorist activities of individuals who were transferred or released from GTMO, and make available to the public any information declassified as a result of the declassification review. EB 4 Adopted Voice Vote
061 372 McSally (AZ) Late Places a prohibition on enforcement of military commission rulings preventing members of the Armed Forces from carrying out otherwise lawful duties based on member gender, such as guarding high-value detainees at Guantanamo Bay. EB 4 Adopted Voice Vote
025 170 Larsen, Rick (WA) Amends waiver on prohibition of use of atomic energy defense funding for work with Russia to allow the Secretary of Energy to issue waiver if activity will significantly reduce the nuclear threat, regardless of backlog at DOE defense nuclear facilities. DEBATE Not Adopted Voice Vote
026 193 Rogers, Mike (AL) Revised Fences 50% of the funds for the Office of the Secretary of Energy until he provides a specific report to the specified congressional committees. DEBATE Adopted Voice Vote
060 362 Zinke (MT) Late Ensures the security of our land-based nuclear forces and ensures an acquisition strategy that will field a UH-1N replacement aircraft in fiscal year 2018. DEBATE Adopted Voice Vote

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