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FY18 NDAA Floor Action

Final Passage: Adopted 344/81

Vote on the Motion to Recommit: Not Adopted, 190/235

Rule 2 Amendment Order/Tracker - Friday's Floor Action

Floor # Rules # Sponsor(s) Party Description Floor Action  Outcome
017 302 Frankel (FL) D 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. Debate Adopted, 244/181
018 214 Hunter (CA) R Addresses forum selection for claims from foreign maritime crews. Debate Adopted, 234/190
043 091 McGovern (MA) D 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). Debate Adopted, 424/0
016 367 DesJarlais (TN) R Requires National Nuclear Security Administration to provide Congress with a list of unfunded requirements. EB 3 Adopted, Voice Vote
049 308 Plaskett, (VI) D Revised Converts the Overseas Housing Allowance to Basic Housing Allowance for the US Virgin Islands. EB 3 Adopted, Voice Vote
054 234 Bera (CA) D Revised Requires a report from the Defense Department on its activities and priorities with respect to infectious disease. EB 3 Adopted, Voice Vote
055 267 Kuster, Ann (NH) D Revised Allows DoD to support VA in their adoption of an Electronic Health Record System and to require DoD and VA to jointly submit annual reports to Congress on their progress in developing a fully interoperable health record. EB 3 Adopted, Voice Vote
056 426 Jackson Lee (TX) D Late Calls for increased collaboration with NIH to combat Triple Negative Breast Cancer. EB 3 Adopted, Voice Vote
057 106 Soto (FL) D Revised Encourages the transition of military medical professionals into employment with the Veterans Health Administration upon discharge or separation from the Armed Forces. EB 3 Adopted, Voice Vote
058 368 Conaway (TX) R Revised Repeals subsection 190(f) of title 10, United States Code, to ensure a consistent approach is used to determine when qualified private auditors should conduct incurred cost audits for Department of Defense contracts. EB 3 Adopted, Voice Vote
059 010 Pittenger (NC) R Revised Prohibits DOD from contracting with telecom firms found by ODNI to be complicit with DPRK cyberattacks. EB 3 Adopted, Voice Vote
060 194 DeSantis (FL) R Revised Requires an assessment on procurement from Chinese companies providing support to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and authorizes the Secretary of Defense to terminate contracts based on a determination informed by the assessment. EB 3 Adopted, Voice Vote
061 316 Velázquez (NY) D Adds the threshold for construction contracts that must be bonded under the Miller Act as an exclusion, since increasing this threshold exposes more small construction businesses to loss of payment protection on federal construction projects. EB 3 Adopted, Voice Vote
062 202 Murphy, Stephanie (FL) D Authorizes Procurement Technical Assistance Centers, established pursuant to the Procurement Technical Assistance Program administered by the Defense Logistics Agency, to assist eligible small business owners in pursuing opportunities during all phases of the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs, which enable small businesses to engage in federal research and development that has the potential for commercialization. EB 3 Adopted, Voice Vote
063 043 Fitzpatrick (PA) R Directs the Secretary of Defense to raise the priority of completing DOD Directive 2310.07E in order to clarify processes and efficiencies in recovering the remains of heroes missing in action, via the POW/MIA Accounting Agency. EB 3 Adopted, Voice Vote
064 382 Soto (FL) D Late Revised Requires the Secretary of Defense to brief the House Armed Services Committee on a strategy to ensure that there is sufficient expertise, oversight, and policy direction on developmental test and evaluation within the Office of the Secretary of Defense after the completion of the reorganization of such Office required under section 901 of Public Law 114-328. EB 3 Adopted, Voice Vote
065 062 Schiff (CA) D Revised Expresses a sense of Congress that in the interest of justice and efficiency, military judges should provide victims of terrorism and their families the opportunity to provide recorded testimony. EB 3 Adopted, Voice Vote
066 060 Schiff (CA) D Allows military judges to use video conferencing to improve efficiencies of military commissions. EB 3 Adopted, Voice Vote
067 061 Schiff (CA) D Revised Requires proceedings for military commissions to be publicly available on the internet. EB 3 Adopted, Voice Vote
068 153 Kildee (MI) D Revised Requires the Administration to articulate projected casualties and costs associated with the deployments of members of the Armed Force to Afghanistan as well as the objectives of said deployments and a timeline to achieve these objectives. EB 3 Adopted, Voice Vote
069 119 Delaney (MD) D Limits funds that support the closure of a biosafety level 4 lab until the federal agencies who rely on the lab have certified to Congress that the closure will not negatively affect biodefense capabilities. EB 3 Adopted, Voice Vote
070 206 Comstock (VA) R Revised Strikes language regarding the elimination of the STARBASE Report, and adds the STARBASE Report to the list of ‘Preservation of Certain Additional Reports.’ EB 3 Adopted, Voice Vote
071 225 Carbajal (CA) D Revised Strikes language that would remove a National Guard Youth Challenge Report EB 3 Adopted, Voice Vote
072 155 Gottheimer (NJ) D Revised Strikes the language that eliminates an annual report to Congress on support to law enforcement agencies conducting counter-terrorism activities. EB 4 Adopted, Voice Vote
073 037 Fitzpatrick (PA) R Directs the Secretary of Defense to conduct a study on the related health effects of exposure to PFOS/PFOA at military installations. EB 4 Adopted, Voice Vote
074 121 Boyle (PA) D Expresses the sense of Congress that it is in the national security interest of the Department of Defense to assist Ukraine to improve its cybersecurity capabilities. EB 4 Adopted, Voice Vote
075 415 Johnson, Eddie Bernice (TX) D Requires the Secretary of the Army to construct a memorial marker at Arlington National Cemetery to honor the three astronauts who died in the Apollo 1 spacecraft fire. EB 4 Adopted, Voice Vote
076 210 Wilson, Joe (SC) R Requires the President to submit a comprehensive, interagency strategy for countering violent extremist groups that pose a threat to the United States or its interests. EB 4 Adopted, Voice Vote
077 347 Thornberry (TX) R Revised Requires a comprehensive report on defense industrial base vulnerabilities and the concentration of purchases. Also creates a database of certain transactions and purchases involving foreign persons. EB 4 Adopted, Voice Vote
078 074 Moulton (MA) D Revised Establishes Congressional Charter to enable Spirit of America to assist the Department of Defense to utilize donated assistance to meet needs and support of U.S. missions abroad. EB 4 Adopted, Voice Vote
079 357 Connolly (VA) D Directs the Secretary of Defense to conduct a review of existing DoD policy on DoD civilian employee air travel to and from Afghanistan in order to explore commercial or alternative air travel for DoD civilian employees. EB 4 Adopted, Voice Vote
080 389 Davidson (OH) R Late Revised Requires collaboration between FAA and DOD on unmanned aircraft systems research and development of standards and policies. EB 4 Adopted, Voice Vote
081 112 Rohrabacher (CA) R Revised Adds a stipulation requiring that, prior to the disbursement of certain funds, 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 4 Adopted, Voice Vote
082 100 Poe (TX) R Adds an additional certification criteria required for waiving coalition support funds to Pakistan. The new addition requires the Secretary of Defense to certify Pakistan is not providing military, financial, or logistical support to specially designated global terrorists operating in Afghanistan or Pakistan. EB 4 Adopted, Voice Vote
083 356 Moore, Gwen (WI) D Revised Requires the U.S. strategy on Syria to identify State Department and Defense Department funding by year to implement it, to identify the legal authority for U.S. forces in Syria to accomplish military objectives. Requires a separate assessment of how the humanitarian situation in Syria affects the achievement of U.S. goals, including how the U.S. intends to response to the humanitarian crisis including aiding Syrian refugees and internally displaced persons. EB 4 Adopted, Voice Vote
084 159 Nolan (MN) D Revised Prohibits the use of funds authorized by this Act to be made available to deploy members of the Armed Forces to participate in the ongoing civil war in Yemen. EB 4 Adopted, Voice Vote
085 262 Lujan Grisham (NM) D Revised Requires the Secretary of the Air Force to brief the House and Senate Armed Services Committees, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, and the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee on efforts to increase diversity in the civilian workforce. EB 4 Adopted, Voice Vote
086 303 Gallego (AZ) D Revised Requires reporting on deployments of US forces to Syria EB 4 Adopted, Voice Vote
087 361 Lamborn (CO) R Revised Requires a report from the President, along with the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of State, and the Director of National Intelligence, regarding the use by the Government of Iran of commercial aircraft and related services for illicit activities. EB 4 Adopted, Voice Vote
088 158 Nolan (MN) D Revised Prohibits funding from the Counter-ISIS Train & Equip Fund to recipients that the Secretary of Defense has reported as having previously misused provided training or equipment. EB 4 Adopted, Voice Vote
089 160 Engel (NY) D Revised Requires a report to Congress on the defense and security relationship between Serbia and the Russian Federation. EB 4 Adopted, Voice Vote
090 404 Cheney (WY) R Late Revised Requires a report from the President on options available in response to a failure by Russia to achieve reductions required by the New START Treaty by February 5th, 2018. EB 4 Adopted, Voice Vote
091 005 Walker (NC) R Revised Requires DoD to submit a report to congress on bilateral ports of call with Taiwan EB 4 Adopted, Voice Vote
092 167 Engel (NY) D Revised Requires notification to Congress when changes are made to previously reported legal or policy frameworks guiding national security operations. EB 5 Adopted, Voice Vote
093 274 Lieu (CA) D Revised Requires a report from the Secretary of Defense and Secretary of State on the extent to which Saudi Arabia is abiding by its commitments in Yemen, including adherence to the U.S.-provided No Strike List and improving its targeting capabilities to avoid civilians. EB 5 Adopted, Voice Vote
094 392 Crowley (NY) D Late Revised Expresses the sense of Congress that respect for human rights should be part of United States policy. EB 5 Adopted, Voice Vote
095 252 Gallagher (WI) R Revised Requiring an assessment of US security and defense implications of China's expanding global access. EB 5 Adopted, Voice Vote
096 110 Yoho (FL) R Revised Normalizes the transfer of defense articles and defense services to Taiwan. EB 5 Adopted, Voice Vote
097 279 Duncan (SC) R Revised Establishes a Sense of Congress that the security, stability, and prosperity of the Western Hemisphere region are vital to U.S. national interests; the U.S. should ensure an appropriate forward presence in the region and build partner capacity; DOD should commit additional assets and increase investments to the region; and DOD should engage the region by strengthening relations to address shared challenges. EB 5 Adopted, Voice Vote
098 416 Bishop, Mike (MI) R Late Revised Expresses the Sense of Congress that the President should call on NATO allies to fulfill their mutual defense commitments, should call on NATO allies to secure national and regional security interests, and should recognize NATO allies who are achieving those objectives. EB 5 Adopted, Voice Vote
099 059 Kelly (PA) R 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 5 Adopted, Voice Vote
100 162 Engel (NY) D Requires the Secretary of Defense to designate an existing Department of Defense employee as responsible for coordinating the Department's existing obligations to protect cultural heritage. EB 5 Adopted, Voice Vote
101 082 Soto (FL) D Revised Requires the Secretary of Defense, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Secretary of Energy, and the Secretary of State to jointly submit to Congress a report on space-based nuclear detection. EB 5 Adopted, Voice Vote
102 046 Fitzpatrick (PA) R Revised Directs the Secretary of Defense to define “deterrence” in a cyber operations landscape, and assess how this definition affects the overall cyber operations strategy in the Department of Defense. EB 5 Adopted, Voice Vote
103 028 Franks (AZ) R Revised Updates some of the balance of funds to the Israeli Missile Defense would enable the Israelis to spend funding authorized in the bill on procurement and RDTE. EB 5 Adopted, Voice Vote
104 364 Lamborn (CO) R Revised Requires Initial Operational Capability of a boost phase ballistic missile defense capability by Dec. 31, 2020. EB 5 Adopted, Voice Vote
105 278 Young, Don (AK) R Revised Promotes an integrated, layered ballistic missile defense system incorporating THAAD, Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense, Aegis Ashore, and Patriot Air and Missile Defense Systems, as well as authorizing additional GBIs, and accelerating the completion of the EIS for an interceptor site on the East Coast and in the Midwest of the U.S. Missile Defense Testing EB 5 Adopted, Voice Vote
106 031 Hunter (CA) R Amends section 1696 by striking an exception to 10 U.S.C. § 2377 and adding a certification requirement. EB 5 Adopted, Voice Vote
107 014 Rogers (AL) R Revised Amends the bill for construction of the previously authorized AEGIS Ashore Missile Defense Complex at RedziKowo Base, Poland, the Secretary of the Navy may construct a 6,180 square meter multipurpose facility, for the purposes of providing additional berthing space on board the installation. EB 5 Adopted, Voice Vote
108 064 Simpson (ID) R Revised Authorizes the Secretary of the Air Force to convey to the City of Mountain Home, Idaho approximately 4.25 miles of railroad spur near the Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho for economic development. EB 6 Adopted, Voice Vote
109 407 Bishop, Rob (UT) R Late Revised Removes certain deed restrictions and reversions associated with conveyance of property of former Defense Depot Ogden, Utah. EB 6 Adopted, Voice Vote
110 199 Bustos (IL) D Requires the Secretary of Defense to certify that there is not suitable space in an existing military installation before they buy or lease space valued at over $750k annually. EB 6 Adopted, Voice Vote
111 383 Brat (VA) R Late Creates a process for foreign governments to petition DOD to return surplus property to that government. Savings are available for readiness programs. EB 6 Adopted, Voice Vote
112 377 Rice (SC) R Late This amendment would require the Secretary of Defense to issue modifications to all relevant construction and facilities specifications to ensure that machine-room less elevators are not prohibited in buildings and facilities throughout the Department of Defense. The Secretary shall promulgate interim standards making these specification changes not later than 180 days after enactment, and final standards not later than 1 year after enactment. EB 6 Adopted, Voice Vote
113 393 Lujan (NM) D  Late Revised Requires the Administrator for Nuclear Security to report on the recommended alternative for the recapitalization of plutonium science and production capabilities; requires certification by the Department of Defense that the recommended alternative is acceptable; and requires the Government Accountability Office to review the analysis of alternatives. EB 6 Adopted, Voice Vote
114 115 Larsen, Rick (WA) D Revised Requires development of a plan for verification and monitoring relating to the potential proliferation of nuclear weapons and their components, and fissile material. EB 6 Adopted, Voice Vote
115 223 Carbajal (CA) D Revised Requires the Secretary of Energy in consultation with the Department of State to develop a plan to further minimize the use of highly-enriched uranium for medical isotopes. EB 6 Adopted, Voice Vote
116 092 Hunter (CA) R Revised Provides additional resources for the Coast Guard's retirement account. The amendment also exposes foreign owners and operators of oil production facilities to liability for cleanup costs and damages from oil spills that threaten or cause damage in the United States. EB 6 Adopted, Voice Vote
117 081 Moulton (MA) D Revised Requires a comprehensive political and military strategy for U.S. involvement in Syria and enumerates specific reporting requirements due within 90 days of enactment. EB 6 Adopted, Voice Vote
118 136 Langevin (RI) D Requires a report regarding the mission continuity of the National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center. EB 6 Adopted, Voice Vote
119 427 Comstock (VA) R Late Expresses the sense of Congress stating that the federal government should ensure that in its actions it does not unduly or artificially distort competition in the market for new commercial satellite servicing activities. EB 6 Adopted, Voice Vote
120 386 Davidson (OH) R  Late Revised Prohibits use of funds for military operations in Yemen outside of the scope of the 2001 AUMF. EB 6 Adopted, Voice Vote
121 428 Marino (PA) R Late Requires a report to be made by the Secretary of Defense to the congressional defense committees on the procurement of tungsten and tungsten powders. EB 6 Adopted, Voice Vote
122 205 Tenney (NY) R Reinstates the Berry Amendment’s longstanding domestic sourcing requirement for stainless steel flatware and provides for a one year phase-in period. Debate Not Adopted, Voice Vote

 

Rule 2 Amendment Order/Tracker - Thursday's Floor Action

Floor # Rules # Sponsor(s) Party Description Floor Action  Outcome
001 094 Garamendi (CA) D Revised Strikes section 123 regarding icebreaker vessels. Debate Not Adopted, 198/220
003 398 Buck (CO) R Late Requires the DOD to complete a cost competitiveness calculation ensuring that the Department does not purchase alternative fuels unless they are as cost effective as traditional fuels. Research on alternative fuels is allowed to continue. Debate Not Adopted, 203/218
004 390 Perry (PA) R Late Strikes section 336, relating to climate change. Debate Not Adopted, 185/234
005 111 Gosar (AZ) R Directs that any determination of prevailing wage pursuant to this Act, shall be conducted by the Secretary of Labor using surveys carried out by the Bureau that use proper random statistical sampling techniques. Debate Not Adopted, 183/242
006 424 Rooney, Tom (FL) R Late Strikes Sec. 541 which prohibits student-athletes graduating from service academies from seeking a deferment of service in order to pursue professional athletic careers. Debate Not Adopted, 107/318
007 340 Keating (MA) D Authorizes the Secretary of Defense to use Defense Health Program funds for testing ticks for tick-borne diseases. Debate Adopted by Voice Vote
010 315 Hartzler (MO) R Prohibits funds for medical treatment (other than mental health treatment) related to gender transition to a person entitled to medical care under chapter 55 of title 10, U.S. code. Debate Not Adopted, 209/214
012 437 Cole (OK) R Late Directs the President to provide to Congress a strategy and a budgetary analysis needed to defeat Al-Quaeda, the Taliban, The Islamic State of Iraq and ISIS, no later than 30 days after final passage. The report shall include an analysis of the Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) and the legal framework to accomplish the strategy described. Debate Adopted, Voice Vote
013 068 Franks (AZ) R Requires the Secretary of Defense to conduct strategic assessments of the use of violent or unorthodox Islamic religious doctrine to support extremist or terrorist messaging and justification. Debate Not Adopted, 208/217
014 102 Cheney (WY) R Prevents reductions of ICBMs below the levels set by the New START Treaty. Debate Adopted, Voice Vote
015 363 Lamborn (CO) R Normalizes the operational test and evaluation process for the ballistic missile defense system by conforming the condition for proceeding beyond low-rate initial production in line with all other major defense acquisition programs. Debate Adopted, 235/189
002 134 Hudson (NC) R Restricts the funds available for the enhanced multi mission parachute system until the Secretary of the Navy submits a certification of need for the system and a report which addresses cost and safety concerns. EB 1 Adopted, Voice Vote
008 399 Buck (CO) R Late Revised Prohibits the use of funds to designate or expand national heritage areas in southeast Colorado counties. EB 1 Adopted, Voice Vote
009 116 Poe (TX) R Gives the Secretary of Defense the ability to give preference to State and Federal agencies who conduct border security functions for distribution of surveillance unmanned aerial vehicles including the Aerostat radar system; night-vision goggles; and Humvees as part of the DOD's Excess Property Program (1033 program). EB 1 Adopted, Voice Vote
011 417 Cheney (WY) R Late Requires a plan to enhance the extended deterrence and assurance capabilities of the United States in the Asia-Pacific region. EB 1 Adopted, Voice Vote
019 241 Poliquin (ME) R Revised Amends section 126 to exclude FY16 DDG-51s from bill provision’s retroactive (or retroactive Flight 3) requirement and make it clear the Navy should bear contractual burden for majority of risk on initial FY17 DDG-51 Flight 3 ship construction. EB 1 Adopted, Voice Vote
020 243 Larsen, Rick (WA) D Strikes section 211(d) and replaces with (1) requirement that commercial aircraft acquisition for PAR be conducted pursuant to a fixed price contract and (2) analysis of potential additional fixed price contracts during EMD phase. EB 1 Adopted, Voice Vote
021 310 Lujan Grisham (NM) D Requires the DOD, in coordination with DOE, to conduct a pilot program among defense laboratories, national laboratories, and private entities to facilitate the licensure, transfer, and commercialization of innovative technologies. EB 1 Adopted, Voice Vote
022 255 Loebsack (IA) D Requires the Secretary of Defense to perform an assessment of the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, as well as Maintenance and Manufacturing (STEM(MM)) workforce for organizations within the DOD, identify the types and quantities of STEM(MM) jobs needed to support future mission work, and identify a plan of action to address the STEM(MM) jobs gap. EB 1 Adopted, Voice Vote
023 157 Castro (TX) D Incorporates a DoD recommendation which would allow nonprofit research institutions to enter into prototype projects with DoD without having to participate in cost sharing. EB 1 Adopted, Voice Vote
024 025 Meng (NY) D Revised Authorizes the Jet Noise Reduction Program within the Office of Naval Research. EB 1 Adopted, Voice Vote
025 044 Fitzpatrick (PA) R Directs the Secretary of Defense to implement a process to coordinate annual research requests between all services and offices under Department of Defense in order to maximize the benefit of each request and minimize duplication. EB 1 Adopted, Voice Vote
026 321 Norman (SC) R Revised Directs the Comptroller General to review Department of Defense Cost Models used in making personnel decisions. EB 1 Adopted, Voice Vote
027 065 McKinley (WV) R Increases the National Guard Youth Challenee Program by $25 million and decreases by the same amount Operations and Maintenance, Defense-wide. EB 1 Adopted, Voice Vote
028 022 Meng (NY) D Requires a report from the Secretary of Defense regarding the design, material, sizing, price, availability, quality, and utility of maternity uniforms for pregnant members of the military in response to concerns raised by last year's Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services Report. EB 1 Adopted, Voice Vote
029 015 Cartwright (PA) D Revised Directs the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics to provide a briefing to the Congressional Defense Committees on the status of the 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 1 Adopted, Voice Vote
030 391 Perry (PA) R Late Revised Reduces required percentage of dual status conversions to 4.8. EB 1 Adopted, Voice Vote
031 216 Herrera-Beutler (WA) R Codifies and expands existing requirements from the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 that each military service establish a process by which alleged survivors of sexual assault may challenge the terms or characterization of their discharge or separation from the armed forces. EB 1 Adopted, Voice Vote
032 144 Watson Coleman (NJ) D Revised Requires the Secretary of Defense to implement changes to the Army National Guard and Army Reserve's sexual assault prevention and response programs in areas such as staffing, budget management, and investigation timeliness. EB 1 Adopted, Voice Vote
033 422 Jenkins, Evan (WV) R Late Revised Increases the National Guard Counter-Drug account by $10 million with an equal offset. EB 1 Adopted, Voice Vote
034 396 Gowdy (SC) R Late Adds the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform to the list of committees receiving the Department of Defense's recommendations regarding the employment, use, and status of military technicians in the National Guard. EB 1 Adopted, Voice Vote
035 362 Crawford (AR) R Designates the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Corps as a basic branch of the Army. EB 1 Adopted, Voice Vote
036 154 Kildee (MI) D Revised Allows the DoD to provide additional training to service members to counter Russian propaganda, disinformation and cyber measures designed to influence members of the military. EB 2 Adopted, Voice Vote
037 169 Taylor (VA) R Expands education opportunities for service members to include pursuit of credentials valued by the services or by civilian employers. EB 2 Adopted, Voice Vote
038 231 Smucker (PA) R Expands the eligibility for the United Services Military Apprenticeship Program (USMAP) to include any member of the uniformed services. EB 2 Adopted, Voice Vote
039 024 Meng (NY) D Revised Enhances the hours of operation of DOD childcare development centers and establishes childcare coordinators for military installations. EB 2 Adopted, Voice Vote
040 204 Meadows (NC) R Makes all those who participated in the S.S. Mayaguez rescue operation eligible for the Vietnam Service Medal. EB 2 Adopted, Voice Vote
041 374 Lance (NJ) R Requires each military department to carry out a program for awarding medals and other commendations to military working dogs and/or their handlers. EB 2 Adopted, Voice Vote
042 285 Graves, Garret (LA) R Awards the Vietnam Service Medal to all veterans who participated in Operation End Sweep during the Vietnam War. EB 2 Adopted, Voice Vote
044 147 Soto (FL) D Expedites the replacement of military decorations for veterans of World War II and the Korean War. EB 2 Adopted, Voice Vote
045 125 Heck, Denny (WA) D Automates interest rate limitations under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act. EB 2 Adopted, Voice Vote
046 173 Esty (CT) D Revised Requires the Secretary of Defense in consultation with the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to issue a report on possible improvements to processing retirements and medical discharges. The report shall address: the feasibility of requiring members of the armed forces to apply for Veterans Affairs benefits before members complete discharge from the armed forces, requiring members to undergo compensation and benefits examinations, and a review of possible improvements to the timeliness of the process for transitioning members who undergo medical discharge to care provided by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs. EB 2 Adopted, Voice Vote
047 001 Mast (FL) R Establishes an "Oath of Exit". Members of the military may take this oath upon separation from service to maintain a personal stake in the mental health of their fellow veterans into civilian life. EB 2 Adopted, Voice Vote
048 146 Watson Coleman (NJ) D Revised Extends reporting requirements regarding diversity inclusion in military leadership for 5 years. EB 2 Adopted, Voice Vote
050 099 Donovan (NY) R Revised Requires the Secretary of Defense to reevaluate the basic housing allowance for the Military Housing area that includes Staten Island, New York. EB 2 Adopted, Voice Vote
051 080 Trott (MI) R Directs the Department of Defense to provide states with non-classified information about its training programs, so states can evaluate if this training meets state occupational licensing requirements. It would further provide that service members be provided with certificates for successfully completed training so they can present them to participating states for occupational licenses. EB 2 Adopted, Voice Vote
052 355 Courtney (CT) D Revised Allows members of the National Guard and Reserves to seek treatment at the VA for Military Sexual Trauma regardless of their duty status. EB 2 Adopted, Voice Vote
053 292 Schneider (IL) D Revised Requires DOD providers who prescribe opioids for pain management to complete 12 hours of training every three years on pain management treatment guidelines and best practices, early detection of opioid use disorder, and the treatment and management of patients with opioid use disorder. EB 2 Adopted, Voice Vote

 

Rule 1 Amendment Order/Tracker - Wednesday's Floor Action

Floor # Rules # Sponsor Party Description Floor Action  Outcome
001 349 Thornberry (TX) R Revised Makes several technical and conforming changes to the bill. Debate Passed, Voice Vote
002 365 Conaway (TX) R Revised Prohibits the DoD from entering new biofuels contracts while sequestration remains law. Once sequestration expires or is repealed, it amends current law to require the DoD to include calculations of any financial contributions made by other federal agencies for biofuels purchases. Debate

Not Adopted, 198/225

004 245 Polis (CO) D Reduces the base Defense Department budget by 1% excluding military/reserve/National Guard personnel, as well as Defense Health Program account. Debate Not Adopted, 73/351
005 334 Pocan (WI) D Expresses the sense of Congress that any authorization to appropriate increases to combined budgets of National Defense Budget (050) and Overseas Contingency Operations should be matched for non-defense discretionary budget. Debate Not Adopted, 179/245
006 033 Nadler (NY) D Strikes section 1022 of the bill prohibiting the use of funds for transfer or release of individuals detained at Guantanamo Bay to the United States. Debate Not Adopted, 167/257
007 034 Nadler (NY) D Strikes section 1023 of the bill prohibiting the use of funds to construct or modify facilities in the United States to house detainees transferred from Guantanamo Bay. Debate Not Adopted, Voice Vote
008 311 Blumenauer (OR) D Modifies Sec. 1244 to include limitations on the development of an INF range ground-launched missile system. Debate Not Adopted, 173/249
009 211 Wilson, Joe (SC) R Prohibits funding for the preparatory commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization except funds used for the international monitoring system. Debate Adopted, Voice Vote
010 093 Aguilar (CA) D Extends a currently required CBO cost estimate review on the fielding, maintaining, modernization, replacement, and life extension of nuclear weapons and nuclear weapons delivery systems from covering a 10-year period to covering a 30-year period. Debate Not Adopted, 188/ 235
012 142 Garamendi (CA) D Revised Modifies and extends the scope of the report required by Section 1043 of the Fiscal Year 2012 National Defense Authorization Act. Debate Not Adopted, 192/ 232
013 314 Blumenauer (OR) D Limits spending on the Long Range Standoff weapon (LRSO) until the Administration submits a Nuclear Posture Review to Congress including a detailed assessment of the weapon. Debate Not Adopted, 169/254
014 067 McClintock (CA) R Strikes section 2702, the prohibition on conducting an additional round of Base Realignment and Closure. Debate Not Adoped, 175/248
088 143 Rogers (AL) R Amends section 1043 of the FY2012 National Defense Authorization Act to state that the Secretary may include information and data on the costs of nuclear weapons modernization beyond the currently required 10-year window if the Secretary determines such is accurate and useful. Debate Adopted, 253/172
003 286 Graves, Garret (LA) R Revised Requires the Secretary of Defense to conduct a cost-benefit analysis on commissaries and exchanges. EB 1 Adopted, Voice Vote
015 045 Fitzpatrick (PA) R States that the Secretary of Defense shall direct all branches to establish a comprehensive strategy to determine capability gaps in training that can be rectified by virtual training, acquire the needed technology, and analyze effectiveness from using virtual training technology. EB 1 Adopted, Voice Vote
016 217 Brown (MD) D Increases funding by $2 million for the Army Electronics and Electronic Devices account within RDT&E with a corresponding decrease of $2 million to the Army Technology Maturation Initiatives account, also within RDT&E. EB 1 Adopted, Voice Vote
017 219 Brown (MD) D Increases funding by $4.135 million for the Defense-wide Historically Black Colleges and Universities/Minority Institutions account within RDT&E, with a corresponding decrease of $4.135 million to the Defense-wide Advanced Innovative Analysis and Concepts account, also within RDT&E. EB 1 Adopted, Voice Vote
018 352 Lipinski (IL) D Revised Authorizes the establishment of a Hacking for Defense program by the Secretary of Defense, under which the Secretary may obligate $15 million for the development of curriculum, recruitment materials, and best practices. Expresses the sense of Congress that the program exposes young scientists and engineers to careers in public service and provides a unique pathway for veterans to leverage their military experience to solve national security challenges. EB 1 Adopted, Voice Vote
019 203 Ratcliffe (TX) R Exempts anyone employed in a defense industrial base facility or a center for industrial and technical excellence from a presidential hiring freeze. EB 1 Adopted, Voice Vote
020 039 Fitzpatrick (PA) R Ensures that DOD's biennial core reporting procedures align with the reporting requirements in Section 2464 and each reporting agency provides accurate and complete information by having the Secretary of Defense direct the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics to update DOD's guidance regarding future biennial core reports. EB 1 Adopted, Voice Vote
021 088 Cárdenas , Tony (CA) D Revised Requires the Secretary of Defense to submit a report to Congress on arctic readiness, including an analysis of challenges posed by rapid changes in the arctic region, how the changes will affect other regions, including coastal communities, how the changes will affect military infrastructure, and recommendation for congressional action to address the needs of the Armed Forces to respond to changes in the Arctic. EB 1 Adopted, Voice Vote
022 329 Johnson, Mike (LA) R Revised Requires the Army to conduct a report on the Army Combat Training Centers and the current resident cyber capabilities and training at such bases to examine potential training readiness shortfalls and pre-rotational cyber training needs are met. EB 1 Adopted, Voice Vote
023 346 Cicilline (RI) D Revised Requires the Secretary of Defense to produce a report analyzing the effects of automation within the Defense Industrial Base over the next ten years. EB 1 Adopted, Voice Vote
024 072 Khanna (CA) D Requires the Secretary of Defense to require a cost-benefit analysis of uniform specifications for Afghan Military or Security Forces for future contracts. EB 1 Adopted, Voice Vote
025 218 Herrera-Beutler (WA) R Enhances the training requirements for members of boards for the correction of military records and department of defense personnel who investigate claims of retaliation enacted in the NDAA for FY 2017. EB 1 Adopted, Voice Vote
026 263 Kuster, Ann (NH) D Expands DoD definition of sexual assault to include sexual coercion for the purpose of this report. EB 1 Adopted, Voice Vote
027 304 Gottheimer (NJ) D Extends the Suicide Prevention and Resilience Program to October 2019 EB 1 Adopted, Voice Vote
028 338 Jones (NC) R Provides a 5 year authorization for the DoDEA to fund their grants. EB 1 Adopted, Voice Vote
029 075 Jones (NC) R Allows United States Coast Guard retirees who live on a base with school age dependents the opportunity to attend DOD-based schools. EB 1 Adopted, Voice Vote
030 145 Watson Coleman (NJ) D Expresses a sense of Congress affirming the nondiscrimination policy of the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York, including as applied to female cadets, staff, and faculty. EB 1 Adopted, Voice Vote
031 297 Maloney, Sean (NY) D Extends through 2018 Department of Veterans Affairs authority for the performance of medical disability evaluations by contract physicians. EB 1 Adopted, Voice Vote
011 013 Rogers (AL) R Revised Increases funding for E-8 JSTARS aircraft modifications by $23.1 million, reduces funding for OC-135B Open Skies aircraft modifications by same amount. EB 1 Adopted, Voice Vote
032 020 Meng (NY) D Requires the Secretary of Defense to ensure that each military department issues a single, consolidated instruction that addresses the decisions, actions, and requirements for members of the Armed Forces relating to pregnancy, the postpartum period, and parenthood, as recommended by last year’s Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services report. EB 2 Adopted, Voice Vote
033 011 Carson (IN) D Makes permanent the Department of Defense’s existing requirement to provide mental health assessments to service members during deployment. EB 2 Adopted, Voice Vote
034 272 Kuster, Ann (NH) D Requires health care providers to provide transitioning service members information and referrals for counseling and treatment of substance use disorders and chronic pain management services, when appropriate. EB 2 Adopted, Voice Vote
035 372 Lance (NJ) R Prohibits the Department of Defense (DoD) or the DSPO (Department of Suicide Prevention Office) from terminating the Vets4Warriors crisis hotline program unless a report to Congress demonstrates a sufficient programming replacement. EB 2 Adopted, Voice Vote
036 336 Pascrell (NJ) R Directs the Secretary of the Department of Defense to report to Congress on the DOD’s implementation of recommendations from the Government Accountability Office to ensure that post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury are considered in misconduct separations. EB 2 Adopted, Voice Vote
037 104 Meehan (PA) R Authorizes the Secretary of Defense to enter into intergovernmental agreements to provide for health screenings in communities near formerly used defense sites that have been identified by the Secretary as sources of perfluorooctanesuflonic acid and perfluorooctanoic acid. EB 2 Adopted, Voice Vote
038 270 Kuster, Ann (NH) D Requires the Secretary of Defense to conduct a study on the effectiveness of the training provided to military health care providers regarding opioid prescribing practices. The study would exam DoD’s success in reducing opioid prescriptions, dosages, duration of treatment, and overdoses. EB 2 Adopted, Voice Vote
039 379 Thornberry (TX) R Late Establishes conditions for the use of qualified private auditors to conduct incurred cost audits for Department of Defense contracts; requires the Secretary of Defense to develop a plan to acquire contract audit services; ensures the Department has access to documents necessary to oversee contracts for contract audit services. EB 2 Adopted, Voice Vote
040 358 Foxx (NC) R Revised Requires the Director of Intellectual Property to develop resources and guidelines on intellectual property matters and to resolve ambiguities in various types of technical data. Also requires the Director of Intellectual Property to engage with appropriately representative entities on intellectual property matters, including large and small businesses, traditional and non-traditional Government contractors, prime contractors and subcontractors, and maintenance repair organizations. EB 2 Adopted, Voice Vote
041 191 Connolly (VA) D Directs the Secretary of Defense to develop a definition and way to measure Procurement Administration Lead Time (PALT). EB 2 Adopted, Voice Vote
042 288 Nolan (MN) D Expresses the sense of Congress that a strong domestic iron ore and steel industry is vital to the national security of the United States. EB 2 Adopted, Voice Vote
043 190 Connolly (VA) D Extends sunsets for the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) provisions on federal data center consolidation, transparency and risk management of major IT systems, and IT portfolio, program, and resource reviews. EB 2 Adopted, Voice Vote
044 350 Lipinski (IL) D Expresses the sense of Congress that the Secretary of Defense should establish a cooperative program between the Office of the Chief Information Officer of the Department of Defense, the Defense Procurement Acquisition Policy, and the National Institute of Standards and Technology-Manufacturing Extension Partnership. The cooperative program established shall educate and assist small- and medium-sized manufacturing firms in the Department of Defense supply chain in achieving compliance with NIST Special Publication 800–171 titled ‘‘Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information in Nonfederal Information Systems and Organizations’’ as such publication is incorporated into the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement. EB 2 Adopted, Voice Vote
045 371 Conaway (TX) R Conforms with the September 30, 2017, audit readiness deadline, this makes changes to the current reporting requirements to reflect the DoD moving into the statutory audit phase. This requires the DoD and armed services to report on audit progress and remediation efforts necessary to reach complete auditability. EB 2 Adopted, Voice Vote
046 085 Burgess (TX) R 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 2 Adopted, Voice Vote
047 058 Yoho (FL) R Prohibits the use of funds to close or relinquish control of United States naval station at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. EB 2 Adopted, Voice Vote
048 323 Sanford (SC) R 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 2 Adopted, Voice Vote
049 128 Yoho (FL) R Revised Limitation on use of funds for provision of man-portable air defense systems to the vetted Syrian opposition. EB 2 Adopted, Voice Vote
050 096 Torres (CA) D Revised Requires the Director of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency to determine whether any defense article sold to a foreign government has been transferred to any unit that has committed any gross violation of human rights. It also requires the Secretary of Defense to report to Congress regarding such determinations. EB 3 Adopted, Voice Vote
051 277 Young, Don (AK) R Revised Requires the Secretary of Defense to submit a report with the necessary steps the Department is undertaking to resolve arctic security capability and resource gaps, and the requirements and investment plans for military infrastructure required to protect United States national security interests in the arctic region EB 3 Adopted, Voice Vote
052 208 Evans (PA) D Requires a report on potential agreement with the government of Russia on the status of Syria. It requires the President submit a report that includes a description of any understanding between the President and government of Russia regarding a plan to divide territories and a description of any understanding that would provide Iran access to the border between Israel and Syria. EB 3 Adopted, Voice Vote
053 291 Correa (CA) D Requires the Secretary of Defense, in coordination with the Director of National Intelligence, to provide Congress a report on any attempts to attack Department of Defense systems within the past 24 months by the Russian Federation or actors supported by the Russian Federation. EB 3 Adopted, Voice Vote
054 290 Boyle (PA) D Requires a report on the Department’s progress developing and implementing alternatives to AFFF firefighting foam that do not contain perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS), as the Department has already begun. EB 3 Adopted, Voice Vote
055 200 Walorski (IN) R Directs the Comptroller General to report to Congress on adopting and enhancing nationally-accredited project, program, and portfolio management standards within the Department of Defense. EB 3 Adopted, Voice Vote
056 126 Harper (MS) R Authorizes the Speaker of the House with the concurrence of the Minority Leader to call upon the Executive Branch for additional resources in the event the House is the victim of a cyber-attack. EB 3 Adopted, Voice Vote
057 294 Maloney, Sean (NY) D Updates Department of Defense regulations to ensure service members receive adequate consumer protections with respect to collection of debt. EB 3 Adopted, Voice Vote
058 150 Hanabusa (HI) D Expresses the sense of Congress that a Pacific War Memorial should be established to honor members of the United States Armed Forces who served in the Pacific Theater of World War II, also known as the Pacific War. EB 3 Adopted, Voice Vote
059 105 Kilmer (WA) D Extends the authorization for Navy civilian employees who preform nuclear maintenance for the forward deployed aircraft carrier in Japan to earn overtime pay. EB 3 Adopted, Voice Vote
060 271 Gallego (AZ) D Amends the requirements for the Afghanistan strategy mandated in the bill to include a description of military and diplomatic efforts to disrupt foreign support for the Taliban and other extremist groups. EB 3 Adopted, Voice Vote
061 113 Rohrabacher (CA) R Expresses a sense of Congress that Dr. Shakil Afridi is an international hero and that the Government of Pakistan should release him immediately from prison. EB 3 Adopted, Voice Vote
062 282 Sinema (AZ) D Requires the Report on United States Strategy in Syria to include a description of amounts and sources of ISIL financing in Syria and efforts to disrupt this financing as part of the broader strategy of the United States in Syria. EB 3 Adopted, Voice Vote
063 132 Conyers (MI) D Requires a report assessing the relative merits of a multilateral or bilateral Incidents at Sea military-to-military agreement between the United States, the Government of Iran, and other countries operating in the Persian Gulf aimed at preventing accidental naval conflict in the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz. EB 3 Adopted, Voice Vote
064 249 Kihuen (NV) D Extends the existing presidential reporting requirement for three more years- until December 31, 2022- to ensure we have an integrated strategy between the Administration and Congress in deterring Iran’s nuclear weapons program. EB 3 Adopted, Voice Vote
065 036 Hastings, Alcee (FL) D Revised Requires the President to report to Congress on protocols related to the rescue, care, and treatment of religious minorities held captive by the Islamic State. EB 3 Adopted, Voice Vote
066 133 Wilson, Joe (SC) R Revised Expresses a sense of Congress that North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile program are a threat to the United States and our allies in the region, and that the United States must retain all diplomatic, economic, and military options to defend against and pressure North Korea to abandon its illicit weapons program. EB 3 Adopted, Voice Vote
067 236 Bera (CA) D Requires the Secretary of Defense, in consultation with the Secretary of State, to develop a strategy for advancing defense cooperation between the United States and India. EB 3 Adopted, Voice Vote
068 006 Walz (MN) D Directs the Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency to submit to the Secretary of Defense and the HASC, HPSCI, SASC, and SSCI a report on the military training center and logistical capabilities of the Chinese and Russian armies. EB 3 Adopted, Voice Vote
069 124 Turner (OH) R Revised Expresses a sense of Congress on the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. EB 4 Adopted, Voice Vote
070 079 Trott (MI) R Revised Expresses the Sense of Congress that the proposed sale of semi-automatic handguns to the Turkish Government should remain under scrutiny until a satisfactory and appropriate resolution is reached in regards to the events that took place on May 16, 2017. EB 4 Adopted, Voice Vote
071 163 Engel (NY) D Revised Requires a strategy to support improvements by the Nigerian Government in defense sector transparency and civilian protection during Nigeria's military operations against Boko Haram, the Islamic State, and other militant groups. EB 4 Adopted, Voice Vote
072 281 Wilson (FL) D Expresses a sense of Congress supporting the kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls and the United States strategy for countering Boko Haram. EB 4 Adopted, Voice Vote
073 040 Fitzpatrick (PA) R Revised Requires DOD to include a description of any Chinese laws, regulations, or policies that could jeopardize the economic security of the United States in their Congressionally-required annual report on Chinese military and security development. EB 4 Adopted, Voice Vote
074 042 Fitzpatrick (PA) R Revised Requires report to Congress regarding the extent of cooperation on nuclear programs, ballistic missile development, chemical and biological weapons development, or conventional weapons programs between Iran and North Korea. EB 4 Adopted, Voice Vote
075 056 Yoho (FL) R Ensures the full reporting of freedom of navigation operations, including maritime claims that go unchallenged. EB 4 Adopted, Voice Vote
076 168 Jackson Lee (TX) D Directs the Department of Defense to prepare contingency plans to assist relief organizations in delivery of humanitarian assistance efforts in South Sudan and to engage in consultation with South Sudan military counterparts to deescalate conflict. EB 4 Adopted, Voice Vote
077 322 Norman (SC) R Requires the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to keep separate the accounts of the Overseas Contingency Operations and the Department of Defense. EB 4 Adopted, Voice Vote
078 097 Cicilline (RI) D Provides that the Secretary of Defense shall consult with the Office of Management and Budget to update guidelines for the proper use of funds within the Overseas Contingency Operations account consistent with the recommendations of GAO Report GAO-17-68. EB 4 Adopted, Voice Vote
079 108 Soto (FL) D Directs the Secretary of Defense to monitor space weather and to provide alerts and warnings for space weather phenomena that may affect weapons systems, military operations, or the defense of the United States. EB 4 Adopted, Voice Vote
080 258 Correa (CA) D Requires the Department of Defense to update its cyber strategy; to require the President to develop a strategy for the offensive use of cyber capabilities; and to allow for technical assistance to North Atlantic Treaty Organization members. EB 4 Adopted, Voice Vote
081 095 Aguilar (CA) D Revised Creates a talent management pilot program for the recruitment, training, professionalization, and retention of personnel in the cyber workforce of the Department of Defense. EB 4 Adopted, Voice Vote
082 008 Cooper (TN) D Clarifies that report on implementation of a plan to mitigate risks to strategic stability is required. EB 4 Adopted, Voice Vote
083 172 Jackson Lee (TX) D Revised Amendment directs the Secretary of Defense to develop measures to defend against deployment of nuclear ICBMs by North Korea to protect against damage or destruction of satellites critical to U.S. national defense and global communications, International Space Station, and other vital assets. EB 4 Adopted, Voice Vote
084 048 Culberson (TX) R Revised Provides competitively awarded grant funding for the preservation of our nation’s historic battleships. 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, 2024. EB 4 Adopted, Voice Vote
085 378 LaMalfa (CA) R Late Prohibits funds or resources from being used by the Secretary of the Air Force to continue an accelerated rehabilitation plan to return approximately 927 acres of Modoc National Forest land occupied by the Over-the-Horizon-Backscatter Radar (OTHB) station in Modoc County, CA, per an agreement with Modoc National Forest with the exception of the removal of the perimeter fence surrounding the radar site. EB 4 Adopted, Voice Vote
086 318 Norman (SC) R Requires the Department of Defense to update the March 2016 report on "Department of Defense Infrastructure Capacity". EB 4 Adopted, Voice Vote
087 192 Lujan (NM) D Expresses the sense of Congress that the United States should compensate and recognize all of the miners, workers, downwinders, and others suffering from the effects of uranium mining and nuclear testing carried out during the Cold War. EB 4 Adopted, Voice Vote

 

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