Federal - HR 5055

Fiscal 2017 Energy-Water Appropriations (House)

Introduced

April 26, 2016

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A bill making appropriations for energy and water development and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017, and for other purposes (official title to be confirmed).

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  • June 8, 2016O'Rourke, D-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.266, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E856

  • June 8, 2016O'Rourke, D-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.263, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E856

  • June 8, 2016O'Rourke, D-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.262, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E856

  • June 8, 2016O'Rourke, D-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.261, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E855

  • June 8, 2016O'Rourke, D-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.260, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E855

  • June 8, 2016O'Rourke, D-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.259, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E855

  • June 8, 2016O'Rourke, D-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.256, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E855

  • June 8, 2016O'Rourke, D-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.255, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E855

  • June 8, 2016O'Rourke, D-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.251, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E855

  • June 8, 2016O'Rourke, D-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.246, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E855

  • June 8, 2016O'Rourke, D-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.244, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E855

  • June 8, 2016O'Rourke, D-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.243, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E855

  • June 8, 2016O'Rourke, D-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.241, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E855

  • June 8, 2016O'Rourke, D-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.232, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E855

  • June 8, 2016O'Rourke, D-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.231, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E855

  • June 8, 2016O'Rourke, D-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.265, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E856

  • June 8, 2016O'Rourke, D-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.258, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E855

  • June 8, 2016O'Rourke, D-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.257, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E855

  • June 8, 2016O'Rourke, D-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.254, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E855

  • June 8, 2016O'Rourke, D-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.253, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E855

  • June 8, 2016O'Rourke, D-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.252, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E855

  • June 8, 2016O'Rourke, D-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.245, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E855

  • June 8, 2016O'Rourke, D-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.242, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E855

  • June 7, 2016D. Collins, R-Ga., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.232, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E833

  • June 7, 2016D. Collins, R-Ga., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.231, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E833

  • June 3, 2016A. Scott, R-Ga., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.232, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E821

  • June 3, 2016A. Scott, R-Ga., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.231, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E821

  • May 31, 2016Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.265, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E817

  • May 31, 2016Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.258, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E817

  • May 31, 2016Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.254, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E817

  • May 31, 2016Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.253, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E817

  • May 31, 2016Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.252, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E817

  • May 31, 2016Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.245, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E817

  • May 31, 2016Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.242, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E817

  • May 31, 2016Zinke, R-Mont., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.266, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E817

  • May 31, 2016Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.266, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E817

  • May 31, 2016Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.263, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E817

  • May 31, 2016Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.262, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E817

  • May 31, 2016Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.261, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E817

  • May 31, 2016Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.260, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E817

  • May 31, 2016Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.259, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E817

  • May 31, 2016Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.257, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E817

  • May 31, 2016Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.256, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E817

  • May 31, 2016Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.255, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E817

  • May 31, 2016Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.251, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E817

  • May 31, 2016Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.246, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E817

  • May 31, 2016Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.244, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E817

  • May 31, 2016Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.243, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E817

  • May 31, 2016Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.241, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E817

  • May 30, 2016Huelskamp, R-Kan., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.232, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E815

  • May 30, 2016Huelskamp, R-Kan., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.231, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E815

  • May 30, 2016Blumenauer, D-Ore., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.258, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E813

  • May 30, 2016Castro, D-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.266, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E814

  • May 26, 2016Huizenga, R-Mich., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.232, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E810

  • May 26, 2016Huizenga, R-Mich., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.231, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E810

  • May 26, 2016C. Miller, R-Mich., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.232, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E804

  • May 26, 2016House Vote 266 Fiscal 2017 Energy-Water Appropriations — Passage
    Passage of the bill that would provide $37.4 billion in fiscal 2017 to fund the Energy Department, the Army Corps of Engineers and the Interior Department's Bureau of Reclamation. It would provide $30.1 billion for the Energy Department, of which $12.9 billion would be designated for the National Nuclear Security Administration. It also would provide $6.1 billion for the Army Corps of Engineers and $1.1 billion for the Bureau of Reclamation. As amended, the measure would prohibit use of funds to buy heavy water from Iran or in contravention of an executive order that prohibits federal contractors from discriminating based on sexual orientation or gender identity, except as required under the First Amendment, the Fourteenth Amendment and Article I of the Constitution. Rejected 112-305. Note: A "nay" was a vote in support of the president's position. Congressional Record p. H3282-H3283

  • May 26, 2016House Vote 265 Fiscal 2017 Energy-Water Appropriations — Recommit
    Langevin, D-R.I., motion to recommit the bill to the House Appropriations Committee with instructions to report back immediately with an amendment that would increase funding for National Nuclear Security Administration nuclear nonproliferation programs by $20 million and reduce federal salaries and expenses at the National Nuclear Security Administration by the same amount. Motion rejected 178-236. Congressional Record p. H3281-H3282

  • May 26, 2016 — Committee of the Whole amendment adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H3280-H3281

  • May 26, 2016 — Considered by the House. Congressional Record p. H3280-H3283

  • May 25, 2016S. Jackson Lee, D-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.232, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H3261

  • May 25, 2016S. Jackson Lee, D-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.231, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H3261

  • May 25, 2016House Vote 253 Fiscal 2017 Energy-Water Appropriations — National Ocean Policy
    Farr, D-Calif., amendment that would remove a provision in the bill that would bar use of funds for further implementation of the coastal and marine spatial planning and ecosystem-based management components of the National Ocean Policy developed under a 2010 executive order. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 189-228. Congressional Record p. H3253-H3254

  • May 25, 2016House Vote 252 Fiscal 2017 Energy-Water Appropriations — Energy Department Administration
    Ellison, D-Minn., amendment that would decrease funding for Energy Department departmental administration by $1 million and increase funding by the same amount. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 174-245. Congressional Record p. H3253

  • May 25, 2016House Vote 251 Fiscal 2017 Energy-Water Appropriations — Innovative Technology Loan Guarantee Program
    Weber, R-Texas, amendment that would reduce funding for the Innovative Technology Loan Guarantee Program by $7 million and transfer the same amount to the spending reduction account. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 158-260. Congressional Record p. H3252

  • May 25, 2016House Vote 263 Fiscal 2017 Energy-Water Appropriations — Iran Heavy Water
    DeSantis, R-Fla., amendment that would prohibit use of funds made available by the bill to buy heavy water from Iran. Adopted in Committee of the Whole 251-168. Congressional Record p. H3251-H3252, H3260

  • May 25, 2016House Vote 262 Fiscal 2017 Energy-Water Appropriations — Energy Department Programs
    Walker, R-N.C., amendment that would reduce funding for various Department of Energy programs. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 128-291. Congressional Record p. H3250-H3251, H3259

  • May 25, 2016House Vote 261 Fiscal 2017 Energy-Water Appropriations — Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway Operations Plan
    Smith, R-Mo., amendment related to crevassing of levees under the Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway Operations Plan. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 119-300. Congressional Record p. H3249-H3250, H3258-H3259

  • May 25, 2016House Vote 260 Fiscal 2017 Energy-Water Appropriations — One Percent Reduction
    Blackburn, R-Tenn., amendment that would reduce funding levels in the bill across-the-board by one percent. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 158-258. Congressional Record p. H3248-H3249, H3258

  • May 25, 2016 — Buck, R-Colo., amendment that would prohibit the use of funds to research, draft, propose, or finalize the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that was published by the Department of Energy on December 19, 2017, titled "Energy Conservation Program," adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H3247-H3248

  • May 25, 2016 — Sanford, R-S.C., amendment that would prohibit the use of funds to provide a loan under section 13 (b) of the Energy Independence and Security Act, adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H3246-H3247

  • May 25, 2016 — Gosar, R-Ariz., amendment that would prohibit the use of funds for the Energy Department's 21st Century Clean Transportation Plan, adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H3245-H3246

  • May 25, 2016 — Engel, D-N.Y., amendment that would prohibit the Energy Department, the Interior Department, and other federal agencies from leasing or purchasing vehicles that are not in accordance with a presidential memorandum on fleet performance , adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H3245

  • May 25, 2016 — Gosar, R-Ariz., amendment that would prohibit the use of funds to carry out the White House Counsel's Office April 15, 2009 memorandum entitled "Reminder Regarding Document Request," adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H3244-H3245

  • May 25, 2016 — Jackson Lee, D-Texas, amendment that would reduce the amount made available for "Corps of Engineers-Civil-Construction", and increase the amount made available for the same amount by $100,000,000, adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H3243-H3244

  • May 25, 2016 — Mullin, R-Okla., amendment that would prohibit use of funds between Nov. 8, 2016 thru Jan. 20, 2017 to propose or finalize regulations likely to result in having an annual effect on the economy of $100 million or more, adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H3242-H3243

  • May 25, 2016 — Jackson Lee, D-Texas, amendment that would reduce funding for Army Corps of Engineers investigations by $3 million and increase it by the same amount, adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H3240

  • May 25, 2016 — Stivers, R-Ohio, amendment that would prohibit use of funds for the Cape wind energy project, adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H3240

  • May 25, 2016 — Jackson Lee, D-Texas, amendment that would prohibit use of funds for Department of Energy science activities in contravention of the Department of Energy Organization Act, adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H3239-H3240

  • May 25, 2016 — Meadows, R-N.C., amendment that would prohibit the use of funds by the Army Corps of Engineers to award contracts using the lowest price technically acceptable source selection process unless the source selection decision is documented, adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H3239-H3239

  • May 25, 2016 — Lowenthal, D-Calif., amendment that would bar use of funds in contravention of the National Ocean Policy, rejected by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H3238-H3239

  • May 25, 2016 — Babin, R-Texas, amendment no. 5 that would prohibit use of funds to enter into new contracts with, or new agreements for federal assistance to, Iran, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. H3237-H3238

  • May 25, 2016 — Grayson, D-Fla., amendment no. 7, adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H3237

  • May 25, 2016 — Higgins, D-N.Y., amendment that would bar use of funds by the Energy secretary to carry out the proposal to transport target residue material from Ontario, Canada to the United States, adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H3237

  • May 25, 2016House Vote 259 Fiscal 2017 Energy-Water Appropriations — Religious Institutions
    Byrne, R-Ala., amendment that would prohibit use of funds made available by the bill in contravention of a law that prohibits the government from substantially burdening the free exercise of religion, an executive order related to faith based organizations, or certain provisions of the Civil Rights Act or the American Disabilities Act related to religious groups. Adopted in Committee of the Whole 233-186. Congressional Record p. H3236-H3237, H3257-H3258

  • May 25, 2016 — Pitts, R-Pa., amendment to the Maloney, D-N.Y. amendment that would provide exceptions for requirements under the First Amendment, the Fourteenth Amendment and Article I of the Constitution, adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H3235-H3236

  • May 25, 2016House Vote 258 Fiscal 2017 Energy-Water Appropriations — LGBT Discrimination
    Maloney, D-N.Y., amendment, as amended, that would bar use of funds made available by the bill in contravention of an executive order that prohibits federal contractors from discriminating based on sexual orientation or gender identity, except as required under the First Amendment, the Fourteenth Amendment and Article I of the Constitution. Adopted in Committee of the Whole 223-195. Congressional Record p. H3234-H3236, H3256-H3257

  • May 25, 2016 — Byrne, R-Ala., amendment that would prohibit use of funds for the Energy Information Administration and also would eliminate funding for the Energy Information Administration, rejected by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H3233-H3234

  • May 25, 2016 — McNerney, D-Calif., amendment that would prohibit the use of funds to issue federal debt forgiveness or capital repayment forgiveness for any district or entity served by the Central Valley Project if the district or entity has been subject to an order from Securities and Exchange Commission, withdrawn by unanimous consent. Congressional Record p. H3232-H3233

  • May 25, 2016 — Byrne, R-Ala., amendment that would give priority to the Dog River, Fowl River, Fly Creek, Bayou Coden, and Bayou La Batre projects, withdrawn by unanimous consent. Congressional Record p. H3232

  • May 25, 2016 — Simpson, R-Idaho, point of order that the McNerney, D-Calif., amendment violated clause 2 of Rule XXI, sustained by the chair. Congressional Record p. H3232

  • May 25, 2016 — McNerney, D-Calif., amendment that would prohibit the use of funds for a project for which an investigation by the Interior Department's inspector general was started during calendar years 2015, 2016, or 2017, fell when a Simpson, R-Idaho, point of order was sustained by the chair. Congressional Record p. H3231-H3232

  • May 25, 2016 — Black, R-Tenn., amendment that would prohibit use of funds in contravention of a law that bars state and local governments from prohibiting or restricting any government entity or official from sharing information with the Immigration and Naturalization Service regarding citizenship or immigration status of individuals, adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H3230-H3231

  • May 25, 2016House Vote 257 Fiscal 2017 Energy-Water Appropriations — Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research
    Foster, D-Ill., amendment that would prohibit the Energy secretary from using funds made available by the bill for the Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 206-213. Congressional Record p. H3229-H3230, H3256

  • May 25, 2016 — Yoho, R-Fla., amendment that would prohibit use of funds by the Energy Department to employ more than 95 percent of the total number of employees the department has as of the date of the bill's enactment, rejected by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H3228-H3229

  • May 25, 2016 — Simpson, R-Idaho, point of order that the Green, D-Texas, amendment violated clause 2 of Rule XXI, sustained by the chair. Congressional Record p. H3227-H3228

  • May 25, 2016 — Green, D-Texas, amendment no. 24 that would provide an additional $311 million for Army Corps of Engineers construction for flood control and storm damage reduction projects in areas affected by flooding on April 19, 2016 that have been declared a major disaster, fell when a Simpson, R-Idaho, point of order was sustained by the chair. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. H3227-H3228

  • May 25, 2016House Vote 256 Fiscal 2017 Energy-Water Appropriations — Social Cost of Carbon
    Gosar, R-Ariz., amendment that would prohibit use of funds made available by the bill to issue regulations or guidance that references or relies on the social cost of carbon analysis. Adopted in Committee of the Whole 230-188. Congressional Record p. H3223-H3224, H3255-H3256

  • May 25, 2016 — Gosar, R-Ariz., amendment that would prohibit the use of funds for the Department of Energy's climate model development and validation program, adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H3225-H3227

  • May 25, 2016 — Garamendi, D-Calif., amendment no.29 that would transfer $100 million from National Nuclear Security Administration weapons activities to Bureau of Reclamation WaterSMART programs and prohibit funds for National Nuclear Security Administration weapons activities in excess of roughly $120 million from being used for the W80-4 Life Extension Program, rejected by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. H3224-H3225

  • May 25, 2016House Vote 254 Fiscal 2017 Energy-Water Appropriations — Plutonium Pit Production
    Garamendi, D-Calif., amendment that would bar use of funds made available by the bill to expand plutonium pit production capacity at the PF-4 facility at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 126-293. Congressional Record p. H3254

  • May 25, 2016 — Garamendi, D-Calif., amendment that would prohibit the Bureau of Reclamation from using funds made available by the bill to issue a permit for California WaterFix, rejected by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H3222-H3223

  • May 25, 2016House Vote 255 Fiscal 2017 Energy-Water Appropriations — North Carolina Transgender Law
    Pittenger, R-N.C., amendment that would prohibit use of funds made available by the bill to revoke funding previously awarded to North Carolina. Adopted in Committee of the Whole 227-192. Congressional Record p. H3220-H3222, H3254

  • May 25, 2016 — Welch, D-Vt., amendment that would reduce funding for the Strategic Petroleum Reserve by $3 million and increase funding for the Northern Border Regional Commission by the same amount, rejected by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H3220

  • May 25, 2016House Vote 246 Fiscal 2017 Energy-Water Appropriations — Fossil Energy Research
    Polis, D-Colo., amendment that would reduce funding for Energy Department fossil energy research and development by $285 million and transfer the amount to the spending reduction account. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 144-275. Congressional Record p. H3116-H3117

  • May 25, 2016House Vote 245 Fiscal 2017 Energy-Water Appropriations — Renewable Energy
    Polis, D-Colo., amendment that would reduce funding for Energy Department fossil energy research and development by $13 million and increase funding for energy efficiency and renewable energy activities by roughly $10 million. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 167-251. Congressional Record p. H3116

  • May 25, 2016House Vote 244 Fiscal 2017 Energy-Water Appropriations — Energy Efficiency, Nuclear Energy and Fossil Energy Research
    Buck, R-Colo., amendment that would eliminate funding for Energy Department energy efficiency and renewable energy activities, nuclear energy activities and fossil energy research and development and transfer that $3.5 billion to the spending reduction account. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 80-339. Congressional Record p. H3115-H3116

  • May 25, 2016House Vote 242 Fiscal 2017 Energy-Water Appropriations — California Drought
    McNerney, D-Calif., amendment that would remove drought provisions in the bill. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 169-247. Congressional Record p. H3114

  • May 25, 2016House Vote 243 Fiscal 2017 Energy-Water Appropriations — Fossil Energy Research
    Griffith, R-Va., amendment that would reduce funding for Energy Department energy efficiency and renewable energy activities by $50 million and increase funding for fossil energy research and development by $45 million. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 182-236. Congressional Record p. H3114-H3115

  • May 25, 2016House Vote 241 Fiscal 2017 Energy-Water Appropriations — Army Corps of Engineers Construction
    Clawson, R-Fla., amendment that would increase funding for Army Corps of Engineers construction by $50 million and reduce funding for the Strategic Petroleum Reserve by the same amount. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 143-275. Congressional Record p. H3113-H3114

  • May 25, 2016 — Considered by the House. Congressional Record p. H3113-H3117, H3220-H3260

  • May 25, 2016 — Brat, R-Va., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 40. Congressional Record p. H3267

  • May 25, 2016 — Garamendi, D-Calif., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 41. Congressional Record p. H3267

  • May 25, 2016 — McNerney, D-Calif., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 38. Congressional Record p. H3267

  • May 25, 2016 — Brat, R-Va., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 39. Congressional Record p. H3267

  • May 25, 2016 — McNerney, D-Calif., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 37. Congressional Record p. H3267

  • May 25, 2016 — Mullin, R-Okla., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 42. Congressional Record p. H3267

  • May 25, 2016 — Walker, R-N.C., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 36. Congressional Record p. H3267

  • May 25, 2016 — Lowenthal, D-Calif., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 35. Congressional Record p. H3266-H3267

  • May 24, 2016Hinojosa, D-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.232, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H2989

  • May 24, 2016Hinojosa, D-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.231, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H2989

  • May 24, 2016Moulton, D-Mass., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.231, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H2986

  • May 24, 2016 — Garamendi, D-Calif., amendment that would bar use of funds to expand plutonium pit production capacity at the PF-4 facility at Los Alamos National Laboratory, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. H3091-H3092

  • May 24, 2016 — Burgess, R-Texas, amendment that would bar use of funds to implement efficiency standards for incandescent light bulbs, adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H3090-H3091

  • May 24, 2016 — Brownley, D-Calif., amendment that would bar use of funds in contravention of certain sections of existing authorization laws related to funding for harbor operation and maintenance costs, adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H3089-H3090

  • May 24, 2016 — Farr, D-Calif., amendment no. 1 that would remove a provision in the bill that would bar use of funds for further implementation of the coastal and marine spatial planning and ecosystem-based management components of the National Ocean Policy developed under a 2010 executive order, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. H3088-H3089

  • May 24, 2016 — Keating, D-Mass., amendment that would reduce funding for Nuclear Regulatory Commission salaries and expenses by $1 million and increase funding by the same amount, adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H3087

  • May 24, 2016 — Polis, D-Colo., amendment that would reduce funding for National Nuclear Security Administration federal salaries and expenses by $1 million and increase funding for other Defense activities by $500,000, adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H3084-H3085

  • May 24, 2016 — Garamendi, D-Calif., amendment that would remove a provision in the bill related to funding for Project 99-D-143, Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility, rejected by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H3082-H3084

  • May 24, 2016 — Langevin, D-R.I., amendment that would increase funding for defense nuclear nonproliferation by $5 million and decrease funding for National Nuclear Security Administration salaries and expenses by the same amount, adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H3082

  • May 24, 2016 — Langevin, D-R.I., amendment that would reduce funding for defense nuclear nonproliferation and increase funding for National Nuclear Security Administration salaries and expenses, withdrawn by unanimous consent. Congressional Record p. H3081-H3082

  • May 24, 2016 — Ellison, D-Minn., amendment that would decrease funding for Energy Department departmental administration by $1 million and increase funding by the same amount, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. H3080-H3081

  • May 24, 2016 — Welch, D-Vt., amendment that would reduce funding for the Strategic Petroleum Reserve by $2.5 million and increase funding for the Northern Border Regional Commission by the same amount, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. H3079

  • May 24, 2016 — Weber, R-Texas, amendment that would reduce funding for the Innovative Technology Loan Guarantee program by $7 million and apply the funding to the spending reduction account, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. H3078-H3079

  • May 24, 2016 — Schiff, D-Calif., amendment that would increase funding for ARPA-E by $19 and reduce funding for the Energy Department departmental administration by the same amount, adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H3078

  • May 24, 2016 — Katko, R-N.Y., amendment that would decrease funding for the Energy Information Administration by $3 million and increase funding for the Northern Border Regional Commission by the same amount, withdrawn by unanimous consent. Congressional Record p. H3077

  • May 24, 2016 — Polis, D-Colo., amendment that would reduce Energy Dept. Fossil Energy Research and Development by $285 million and transfer the savings to the Spending Reduction Account, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. H3075-H3077

  • May 24, 2016 — Polis, D-Colo., amendment withdrawn by unanimous consent. Congressional Record p. H3075

  • May 24, 2016 — Simpson, R-Idaho, point of order that the Polis, D-Colo., amendment violates clause 2(f) of Rule XXI, sustained by the chair. Congressional Record p. H3075

  • May 24, 2016 — Polis, D-Colo., amendment that would increase DOE-Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy programs by $285 million and reduce DOE-Fossil Energy Research and Development programs by the same amount , fell when a point of order was sustained by the chair. Congressional Record p. H3074-H3075

  • May 24, 2016 — Polis, D-Colo., amendment that would increase funds for Energy efficiency and renewable energy by $9,750,000 and decrease funds for fossil energy research and development by $13,000,000, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. H3073-H3074

  • May 24, 2016 — Bonamici, D-Ore., amendment that would increase Energy Programs, Department of Energy by $9,000,000 and reduce Departmental Administration, Department of Energy by a similar amount, adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H3073

  • May 24, 2016 — Perry, R-Pa., amendment that would increase Energy Programs, Department of Energy by $15,000,000, and reduce Departmental Administration, Department of Energy by a similar amount, withdrawn by unanimous consent. Congressional Record p. H3073

  • May 24, 2016 — Lujan Grisham, D-N.M., amendment, withdrawn by unanimous consent. Congressional Record p. H3072

  • May 24, 2016 — Buck, R-Colo., amendment that would reduce the accounts for Plant or Facility Acquisition, Construction, or Expansion of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Programs to $0 and apply the savings to the Spending Reduction Account, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. H3071-H3072

  • May 24, 2016 — McNerney, D-Calif., for Cohen, D-Tenn., amendment related to energy efficiency and the "super truck" program, adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H3071

  • May 24, 2016 — Griffith, R-Va., amendment that would transfer funds from renewable energy programs to fossil energy research and development programs, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. H3069-H3071

  • May 24, 2016 — McNerney, D-Calif., amendment that would strike the Department of the Interior's General Provisions related to California state water projects, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. H3065-H3067

  • May 24, 2016 — DeSaulnier, D-Calif., amendment that would remove a section of the bill related to the possession of firearms at water resources development projects, withdrawn by unanimous consent. Congressional Record p. H3063

  • May 24, 2016 — Beyer, D-Va., amendment that would remove a section of the bill that would bar the Army Corps of Engineers from using appropriated funds to develop, adopt, implement, administer, or enforce any change to the regulations and guidance in effect on October 1, 2012, pertaining to the definition of waters under the jurisdiction of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, rejected by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H3062-H3063

  • May 24, 2016 — Beyer, D-Va., amendment that would remove a section of the bill that would bar the Army Corps of Engineers from using appropriated funds to develop, adopt, implement, administer, or enforce any change to the regulations in effect on Oct. 1, 2012 related to the definitions of the terms "fill material" or "discharge of fill material" for purposes of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, rejected by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H3061, H3072

  • May 24, 2016 — Graham, D-Fla., amendment adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H3059-H3060

  • May 24, 2016 — Rice, R-S.C., amendment adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H3059

  • May 24, 2016 — Clawson, R-Fla., amendment that would increasing funding for the Army Corps of Engineers construction account by $50 million and reduce funding for the Strategic Petroleum Reserve by the same amount, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. H3058-H3059

  • May 24, 2016 — Davis, R-Ill., amendment adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H3057-H3058

  • May 24, 2016 — Gosar, R-Ariz., amendment adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H3056-H3057

  • May 24, 2016 — Considered by the House. Congressional Record p. H3047-H3092

  • May 24, 2016House Vote 232 Fiscal 2017 Energy-Water Appropriations — Rule
    Adoption of the rule (H Res 743) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill (HR 5055) that would provide $37.4 billion in fiscal 2017 for the Energy Department, the Army Corps of Engineers, the Interior Department's Bureau of Reclamation and several commissions. Adopted 237-171. Congressional Record p. H2986-H2987

  • May 24, 2016House Vote 231 Fiscal 2017 Energy-Water Appropriations — Previous Question
    Newhouse, R-Wash., motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 743) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill (HR 5055) that would provide $37.4 billion in fiscal 2017 for the Energy Department, the Army Corps of Engineers, the Interior Department's Bureau of Reclamation and several commissions. Motion agreed to 233-174. Congressional Record p. H2985-H2986

  • May 24, 2016 — Pittenger, R-N.C., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 34. Congressional Record p. H3097

  • May 24, 2016 — Burgess, R-Texas, amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 33. Congressional Record p. H3097

  • May 24, 2016 — Garamendi, D-Calif., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 32. Congressional Record p. H3097

  • May 24, 2016 — Pittenger, R-N.C., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 31. Congressional Record p. H3097

  • May 24, 2016 — Perry, R-Pa., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 30. Congressional Record p. H3097

  • May 24, 2016 — Garamendi, D-Calif., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 29. Congressional Record p. H3096-H3097

  • May 24, 2016 — Garamendi, D-Calif., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 28. Congressional Record p. H3096

  • May 24, 2016 — Garamendi, D-Calif., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 27. Congressional Record p. H3096

  • May 24, 2016 — Ellison, D-Minn., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 26. Congressional Record p. H3096

  • May 24, 2016 — Griffith, R-Va., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 25. Congressional Record p. H3096

  • May 24, 2016 — A. Green, D-Texas, amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 24. Congressional Record p. H3096

  • May 24, 2016 — Bonamici, D-Ore., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 23. Congressional Record p. H3096

  • May 24, 2016 — Beyer, D-Va., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 22. Congressional Record p. H3096

  • May 24, 2016 — Beyer, D-Va., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 21. Congressional Record p. H3096

  • May 24, 2016 — Loebsack, D-Iowa, amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 20. Congressional Record p. H3096

  • May 24, 2016 — T. Franks, R-Ariz., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 19. Congressional Record p. H3096

  • May 24, 2016 — Engel, D-N.Y., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 18. Congressional Record p. H3096

  • May 24, 2016 — DeSaulnier, D-Calif., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 17. Congressional Record p. H3096

  • May 24, 2016 — Connolly, D-Va., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 16. Congressional Record p. H3096

  • May 24, 2016 — Clawson, R-Fla., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 15. Congressional Record p. H3096

  • May 24, 2016 — M. Blackburn, R-Tenn., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 14. Congressional Record p. H3096

  • May 24, 2016 — S. Peters, D-Calif., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 13. Congressional Record p. H3096

  • May 24, 2016 — S. Peters, D-Calif., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 12. Congressional Record p. H3096

  • May 24, 2016 — Castor, D-Fla., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 11. Congressional Record p. H3096

  • May 24, 2016 — Gosar, R-Ariz., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 10. Congressional Record p. H3096

  • May 24, 2016 — Gosar, R-Ariz., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 9. Congressional Record p. H3096

  • May 24, 2016 — Gosar, R-Ariz., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 8. Congressional Record p. H3095-H3096

  • May 23, 2016 — Rules Committee resolution, H Res 743, reported to the House as a rule for HR 5055.

  • May 23, 2016Statement of Administration Policy issued by Office of Management and Budget.

  • May 23, 2016 — House Rules Committee granted a modified-open rule providing for consideration of the bill. Congressional Record p. H2941, H2961

  • May 23, 2016 — Full committee proceeding held by the House Rules Committee.

  • May 23, 2016 — Grayson, D-Fla., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 7. Congressional Record p. H2963

  • May 23, 2016 — Engel, D-N.Y., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 6. Congressional Record p. H2963

  • May 23, 2016 — Babin, R-Texas, amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 5. Congressional Record p. H2963

  • May 23, 2016 — Babin, R-Texas, amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 4. Congressional Record p. H2963

  • May 23, 2016 — Babin, R-Texas, amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 3. Congressional Record p. H2963

  • May 23, 2016 — Babin, R-Texas, amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 2. Congressional Record p. H2963

  • May 23, 2016 — Farr, D-Calif., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 1. Congressional Record p. H2963

  • April 26, 2016 — Reported to the House as an original bill by the House Appropriations Committee and placed on the Union Calendar. H Rept 114-532Congressional Record p. H1989, H1994

  • April 26, 2016 — Introduced as an original bill and placed on the Union Calendar. Congressional Record p. H1994

  • April 19, 2016 — Full committee consideration and markup held by the House Appropriations Committee.

    April 19, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Energy and Water Appropriations — Manager's Amendment
      M. Simpson, R-Idaho —

    Manager's amendment that would add language to the committee report that would add language making recommendations to the Army Corps of Engineers, including:

    • Raising concerns with the administration's criteria for providing navigation maintenance funds to small, remote or subsistence harbors and waterways;
    • Requesting information on cybersecurity measures to protect Army Corps facilities; and
    • Include in future budget requests funding to conduct an assessment of the operations and maintenance needs of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway.

    It also would add report language that would:

    • Direct the National Nuclear Security Administration to provide an interagency plan and cyber assessment for a new secure communications system by Sept. 30, 2016; and
    • Encourage the Bureau of Reclamation to continue prioritizing programs that are the most cost-effective in addressing water conservation needs.

    It also would change language on funding recommendations in the report, including language calling for:

    • Additional funding for ongoing work dealing with facilities operation, maintenance and rehabilitation for regional water resources programs from $2.5 million to $1.5 million.
    • An increase in funding for a water reclamation and reuse program from $24 million to $25 million.
    • An increase in funding for nuclear counterterrorism and incident response from $250 million to $272 million, directing the use of $22 million in prior-year balances.

    Manager's amendment that would add language to the committee report that would add language making recommendations to the Army Corps of Engineers, including:

    • Raising concerns with the administration's criteria for providing navigation maintenance funds to small, remote or subsistence harbors and waterways;
    • Requesting information on cybersecurity measures to protect Army Corps facilities; and
    • Include in future budget requests funding to conduct an assessment of the operations and maintenance needs of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway.
    • It also would add report language that would:

    • Direct the National Nuclear Security Administration to provide an interagency plan and cyber assessment for a new secure communications system by Sept. 30, 2016; and
    • Encourage the Bureau of Reclamation to continue prioritizing programs that are the most cost-effective in addressing water conservation needs.
    • It also would change language on funding recommendations in the report, including language calling for:

    • Additional funding for ongoing work dealing with facilities operation, maintenance and rehabilitation for regional water resources programs from $2.5 million to $1.5 million.
    • An increase in funding for a water reclamation and reuse program from $24 million to $25 million.
    • An increase in funding for nuclear counterterrorism and incident response from $250 million to $272 million, directing the use of $22 million in prior-year balances.
    • Adopted by voice vote.

      April 19, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Energy -Water Appropriations — Firearms, Water Provisions
        Kaptur, D-Ohio —

      Amendment that would strike language that would bar the use of funds provided by the bill to prohibit firearms on Army Corps of Engineers land, bar the administration from implementing certain clean water regulations and attempt to manage water shortages in California.

      Amendment that would strike language that would bar the use of funds provided by the bill to prohibit firearms on Army Corps of Engineers land, bar the administration from implementing certain clean water regulations and attempt to manage water shortages in California.

      Rejected 18-32.

      April 19, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Energy and Water Appropriations — Emergency Flint Aid
        DeLauro, D-Conn. —

      Amendment that would provide $765 million in emergency funding for Flint, Mich., to fix water infrastructure, provide services for families and children affected by lead poisoning and more. The amendment would provide:

      $385 million for water infrastructure repairs.

      $235 million for health and educational services for families and children affected by lead poisoning.

      $100 million for additional health monitoring.

      Amendment that would provide $765 million in emergency funding for Flint, Mich., to fix water infrastructure, provide services for families and children affected by lead poisoning and more. The amendment would provide:

      $385 million for water infrastructure repairs.

      $235 million for health and educational services for families and children affected by lead poisoning.

      $100 million for additional health monitoring.

      Rejected by voice vote.

      April 19, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Energy-Water Appropriations — Vote to Report

      Provide $37.4 billion in fiscal 2017 for the Department of Energy, Army Corps of Engineers and other agencies and programs, an increase of $259 million over fiscal 2016 enacted levels and $168 million above the president's budget request.

      For the Energy Department, the bill would provide $11.1 billion for energy programs, including:

      • $1.8 billion for energy-efficiency and renewable energy programs;
      • $1 billion for nuclear energy programs;
      • $645 million for fossil energy research and development;
      • $5.4 billion for the science research;
      • $225 million for electricity delivery and energy reliability;
      • $122 million for the Energy Information Administration; and
      • $306 million for the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy.

      Also within the Energy Department, the bill would provide $12.9 billion for nuclear weapons security programs, including:

      • $9.2 billion for weapons activities;
      • $1.8 billion for defense nuclear nonproliferation efforts; and
      • $1.4 billion for naval reactors;

      The bill would provide $6.1 billion for the Army Corps of Engineers, including:

      • $3.2 billion for operations and maintenance;
      • $1.9 billion for construction projects;
      • $345 million for flood damage reduction projects for the Mississippi River and its tributaries;
      • $120 million for investigations; and
      • $200 million for the regulatory program.

      The measure also would provide $1.1 billion for the Bureau of Reclamation, including:

      • $983 million for water and related resources;
      • $56 million for the Central Valley Project restoration fund; and
      • $36 million for California Bay-Delta restoration.

      The bill would continue funding for the Yucca Mountain nuclear repository, including $150 million for nuclear waste disposal and $20 million for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to continue adjudicating the Energy Department's license application for Yucca Mountain.

      The measure also includes policy provisions that would allow firearms on Army Corps of Engineers land and prohibit the administration from enforcing certain clean water regulations.

      Provide $37.4 billion in fiscal 2017 for the Department of Energy, Army Corps of Engineers and other agencies and programs, an increase of $259 million over fiscal 2016 enacted levels and $168 million above the president's budget request.

      For the Energy Department, the bill would provide $11.1 billion for energy programs, including:

    • $1.8 billion for energy-efficiency and renewable energy programs;
    • $1 billion for nuclear energy programs;
    • $645 million for fossil energy research and development;
    • $5.4 billion for the science research;
    • $225 million for electricity delivery and energy reliability;
    • $122 million for the Energy Information Administration; and
    • $306 million for the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy.
    • Also within the Energy Department, the bill would provide $12.9 billion for nuclear weapons security programs, including:

    • $9.2 billion for weapons activities;
    • $1.8 billion for defense nuclear nonproliferation efforts; and
    • $1.4 billion for naval reactors;
    • The bill would provide $6.1 billion for the Army Corps of Engineers, including:

    • $3.2 billion for operations and maintenance;
    • $1.9 billion for construction projects;
    • $345 million for flood damage reduction projects for the Mississippi River and its tributaries;
    • $120 million for investigations; and
    • $200 million for the regulatory program.
    • The measure also would provide $1.1 billion for the Bureau of Reclamation, including:

    • $983 million for water and related resources;
    • $56 million for the Central Valley Project restoration fund; and
    • $36 million for California Bay-Delta restoration.
    • The bill would continue funding for the Yucca Mountain nuclear repository, including $150 million for nuclear waste disposal and $20 million for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to continue adjudicating the Energy Department's license application for Yucca Mountain.

      The measure also includes policy provisions that would allow firearms on Army Corps of Engineers land and prohibit the administration from enforcing certain clean water regulations.

      Ordered reported favorably to the full House (as amended) by voice vote.

  • April 13, 2016 — Full committee consideration and markup held by the Energy and Water Development Committee.

    April 13, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Energy-Water Appropriations — Vote to Approve

    Provides $37.4 billion in appropriations for Energy-Water related programs, including $6.1 billion for the Army Corp of Engineers, $11.08 billion for Department of Energy energy programs and $5.4 billion for Department of Energy science research, among other provisions.

    Provides $37.4 billion in appropriations for Energy-Water related programs, including $6.1 billion for the Army Corp of Engineers, $11.08 billion for Department of Energy energy programs and $5.4 billion for Department of Energy science research, among other provisions.

    Approved for full committee consideration by voice vote.
  • April 11, 2016Draft bill text released by Rep. M. Simpson, R-Idaho, House Appropriations Committee.

  • March 15, 2016 — Subcommittee hearing held by the House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development.

  • March 2, 2016 — Full committee hearing held by the Energy and Water Development Committee.

  • March 2, 2016 — Full committee hearing held by the Energy and Water Development Committee.

  • March 1, 2016 — Subcommittee hearing held by the House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development.

  • March 1, 2016 — Full committee hearing held by the Energy and Water Development Committee.

  • Feb. 26, 2016 — Subcommittee hearing held by the House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development.

  • Feb. 10, 2016 — Full committee hearing held by the Energy and Water Development Committee.

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