Federal - H Con Res 125

Fiscal 2017 House Budget Resolution

Introduced

March 23, 2016

Description

An original concurrent resolution establishing the budget for the United States government for fiscal year 2017 (official title to be confirmed).

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  • March 23, 2016 — Reported to the House as an original resolution by the House Budget Committee and placed on the Union Calendar. H Rept 114-470Congressional Record p. H1570, H1581

  • March 23, 2016 — Introduced as an original resolution and placed on the Union Calendar. Congressional Record p. H1570, H1581

  • March 16, 2016 — Full committee consideration and markup held by the House Budget Committee.

    March 16, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Budget Resolution — Women's Health
      Van Hollen, D-Md. —

    Amendment that would insert language stating that Planned Parenthood "plays a critical role" in women's health care and affirming that Congress should protect women's access to quality, affordable health care and should not restrict federal funding to Planned Parenthood.

    Amendment that would insert language stating that Planned Parenthood "plays a critical role" in women's health care and affirming that Congress should protect women's access to quality, affordable health care and should not restrict federal funding to Planned Parenthood.

    Rejected 10-22.

    March 16, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Budget Resolution — Technical Amendment
      T. Price, R-Ga. —

    Amendment that would make technical changes, including updating the budget allocation for advanced Veterans Affairs appropriations.

    Amendment that would make technical changes, including updating the budget allocation for advanced Veterans Affairs appropriations.

    Adopted by voice vote.

    March 16, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Budget Resolution — Comprehensive Immigration Legislation
      Yarmuth, D-Ky. —

    Amendment that would assume an increase in aggregate levels of revenue from an immigration overhaul. It would increase border security and immigration budget authority and outlays over the next 10 fiscal years.
    It would call on the House to vote on comprehensive immigration legislation to establish "clear and just rules" to grant citizenship, secure borders, boost the economy and lower deficits.

    Amendment that would assume an increase in aggregate levels of revenue from an immigration overhaul. It would increase border security and immigration budget authority and outlays over the next 10 fiscal years. It would call on the House to vote on comprehensive immigration legislation to establish "clear and just rules" to grant citizenship, secure borders, boost the economy and lower deficits.

    Rejected 15-19.

    March 16, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Budget Resolution — Medicaid
      Pascrell, D-N.J. —

    Amendment that would increase mandatory budget authority and outlays intended to reverse cuts to the Medicaid program. It would assume offsets that would reduce tax benefits and close loopholes for the top 1 percent of income earners and certain corporations.

    Amendment that would increase mandatory budget authority and outlays intended to reverse cuts to the Medicaid program. It would assume offsets that would reduce tax benefits and close loopholes for the top 1 percent of income earners and certain corporations.

    Rejected 14-20.

    March 16, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Budget Resolution — Medicare Continuation
      McDermott, D-Wash. —

    Amendment that would add language to the committee report affirming the prohibition of changes to eliminate the Medicare guarantee of a specific set of health benefits, increase costs for seniors by converting Medicare into a voucher or premium support program or weaken the program.

    Amendment that would add language to the committee report affirming the prohibition of changes to eliminate the Medicare guarantee of a specific set of health benefits, increase costs for seniors by converting Medicare into a voucher or premium support program or weaken the program.

    Rejected 13-21.

    March 16, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Budget Resolution — Reconciliation Elimination
      Moore, D-Wis. —

    Amendment that would strike language calling for House consideration of budget reconciliation proposals.

    Amendment that would strike language calling for House consideration of budget reconciliation proposals.

    Rejected 11-21.

    March 16, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Budget Resolution — Poverty Eradication
      B. Lee, D-Calif. —

    Amendment that would call on Congress to develop a national strategy to eliminate poverty, including raising the minimum wage so that a full time worker earns enough to be above the poverty line and efforts to correct, mitigate, and prevent the negative impact of exposure to environmental risks.

    Amendment that would call on Congress to develop a national strategy to eliminate poverty, including raising the minimum wage so that a full time worker earns enough to be above the poverty line and efforts to correct, mitigate, and prevent the negative impact of exposure to environmental risks.

    Rejected 13-22.

    March 16, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Budget Resolution — Prescription Drug Prices
      M. Lujan Grisham, D-N.M. —

    Amendment that would call on Congress to improve access to and the affordability of prescription drugs and to hold the health care industry accountable for the prices consumers pay for critical medications, while providing incentives to promote pharmaceutical innovation leading to new cures and more effective treatments.

    Amendment that would call on Congress to improve access to and the affordability of prescription drugs and to hold the health care industry accountable for the prices consumers pay for critical medications, while providing incentives to promote pharmaceutical innovation leading to new cures and more effective treatments.

    Rejected 13-21.

    March 16, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Budget Resolution — Biomedical Research
      Castor, D-Fla. —

    Amendment that would increase mandatory budget authority and outlays intended to promote scientific jobs and expand and sustain biomedical research at the National Institutes of Health. The provision would assume offsets that would reduce tax subsidies for oil companies, certain tax exemptions for international corporations and tax breaks for corporate jets and individuals who are in the top 1 percent of wage earners.

    Amendment that would increase mandatory budget authority and outlays intended to promote scientific jobs and expand and sustain biomedical research at the National Institutes of Health. The provision would assume offsets that would reduce tax subsidies for oil companies, certain tax exemptions for international corporations and tax breaks for corporate jets and individuals who are in the top 1 percent of wage earners.

    Rejected 12-21.

    March 16, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Budget Resolution — Higher Education Costs
      Pocan, D-Wis. —

    Amendment that would call on Congress to ensure that through a combination of efforts all students have access to debt-free higher education from all public institutions of higher education.

    Amendment that would call on Congress to ensure that through a combination of efforts all students have access to debt-free higher education from all public institutions of higher education.

    Rejected 12-19.

    March 16, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Budget Resolution — Safe Drinking Water
      Lieu, D-Calif. —

    Amendment that would increase mandatory budget authority and outlays intended to fund the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund to assist states with financing drinking water infrastructure improvements. The increase also would be intended to fund the Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention program at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to protect children from lead exposure.

    It would assume offsets that would reduce tax benefits and close loopholes for the top 1 percent of income earners and certain corporations.

    Amendment that would increase mandatory budget authority and outlays intended to fund the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund to assist states with financing drinking water infrastructure improvements. The increase also would be intended to fund the Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention program at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to protect children from lead exposure.

    It would assume offsets that would reduce tax benefits and close loopholes for the top 1 percent of income earners and certain corporations.

    Rejected 13-20.

    March 16, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Budget Resolution — Opioid Abuse
      T. Ryan, D-Ohio —

    Amendment that would increase mandatory budget authority and outlays intended to ensure that Americans are able to access treatment for prescription opioid abuse and heroin use.

    It would assume offsets that would reduce tax benefits and close loopholes for the top 1 percent of income earners and certain corporations.

    Amendment that would increase mandatory budget authority and outlays intended to ensure that Americans are able to access treatment for prescription opioid abuse and heroin use.

    It would assume offsets that would reduce tax benefits and close loopholes for the top 1 percent of income earners and certain corporations.

    Rejected 12-18.

    March 16, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Budget Resolution — Veterans Affairs
      Moulton, D-Mass. —

    Amendment that would increase mandatory budget authority and outlays intended to boost funding for the Department of Veterans Affairs to match the president's fiscal 2017 and 2018 budget requests and subject all department funding to advance appropriations.

    It would assume offsets that would reduce tax benefits and close loopholes for the top 1 percent of income earners and certain corporations.

    Amendment that would increase mandatory budget authority and outlays intended to boost funding for the Department of Veterans Affairs to match the president's fiscal 2017 and 2018 budget requests and subject all department funding to advance appropriations.

    It would assume offsets that would reduce tax benefits and close loopholes for the top 1 percent of income earners and certain corporations.

    Rejected 11-19.

    March 16, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Budget Resolution — Pay Equity
      Norcross, D-N.J. —

    Amendment that would increase mandatory budget authority and outlays intended to help the Labor Department implement the president's directive to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and ensure women are paid equal wages for equal work. It also would call on Congress to enact the Paycheck Fairness Act.

    It would assume offsets that would reduce tax benefits and close loopholes for the top 1 percent of income earners and certain corporations.

    Amendment that would increase mandatory budget authority and outlays intended to help the Labor Department implement the president's directive to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and ensure women are paid equal wages for equal work. It also would call on Congress to enact the Paycheck Fairness Act.

    It would assume offsets that would reduce tax benefits and close loopholes for the top 1 percent of income earners and certain corporations.

    Rejected 13-20.

    March 16, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Budget Resolution — Minimum Wage
      Yarmuth, D-Ky. —

    Amendment that would call on Congress to enact legislation to increase the federal minimum wage to at least $12 per hour.

    Amendment that would call on Congress to enact legislation to increase the federal minimum wage to at least $12 per hour.

    Rejected 12-17.

    March 16, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Budget Resolution — Nutrition Assistance
      Moore, D-Wis. —

    Amendment that would increase mandatory budget authority and outlays intended to reverse cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and implement the president's proposal to improve access to child nutrition assistance during the summer months.

    It would assume offsets that would reduce tax benefits and close loopholes for the top 1 percent of income earners and certain corporations.

    Amendment that would increase mandatory budget authority and outlays intended to reverse cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and implement the president's proposal to improve access to child nutrition assistance during the summer months.

    It would assume offsets that would reduce tax benefits and close loopholes for the top 1 percent of income earners and certain corporations.

    Rejected 12-20.

    March 16, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Budget Resolution — Social Security Trust Fund
      Pascrell, D-N.J. —

    Amendment that would call on Congress to enact legislation that would extend the solvency of the Social Security Trust Fund, use the Consumer Price Index to calculate cost-of-living adjustments that better reflect seniors costs, and provide additional income tax exemptions on Social Security benefits.

    Amendment that would call on Congress to enact legislation that would extend the solvency of the Social Security Trust Fund, use the Consumer Price Index to calculate cost-of-living adjustments that better reflect seniors costs, and provide additional income tax exemptions on Social Security benefits.

    Rejected 12-20.

    March 16, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Budget Resolution — Social Security Cuts
      Van Hollen, D-Md. —

    Amendment that would call on Congress to refrain from cutting Social Security benefits in the underlying measure or in the future.

    Amendment that would call on Congress to refrain from cutting Social Security benefits in the underlying measure or in the future.

    Rejected 11-18.

    March 16, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Budget Resolution — Student Loans
      Pocan, D-Wis. —

    Amendment that would create a deficit-neutral reserve fund intended for student loan refinancing and increase mandatory budget authority and outlays intended to maintain increases for maximum Pell grant and in-school interest subsidies for needy students.

    The provision would assume offsets that would reduce tax subsidies for oil companies, certain tax exemptions for international corporations and tax breaks for corporate jets and individuals who are in the top 1 percent of wage earners.

    It would add language to the committee report to express the intent of Congress to lower student debt with deficit-neutral legislation to allow refinancing of student loans at the lowest available rate, by maintaining in-school interest subsidies on certain loans for needy students and by maintaining mandatory funding for increases in the Pell grant.

    Amendment that would create a deficit-neutral reserve fund intended for student loan refinancing and increase mandatory budget authority and outlays intended to maintain increases for maximum Pell grant and in-school interest subsidies for needy students.

    The provision would assume offsets that would reduce tax subsidies for oil companies, certain tax exemptions for international corporations and tax breaks for corporate jets and individuals who are in the top 1 percent of wage earners.

    It would add language to the committee report to express the intent of Congress to lower student debt with deficit-neutral legislation to allow refinancing of student loans at the lowest available rate, by maintaining in-school interest subsidies on certain loans for needy students and by maintaining mandatory funding for increases in the Pell grant.

    Rejected 12-19.

    March 16, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Budget Resolution — Transportation and Infrastructure Funding
      Castor, D-Fla. —

    Amendment that would increase budget authority and outlays for transportation and infrastructure intended to prevent cuts assumed in the chairman's mark.

    It would assume offsets that would reduce tax subsidies for oil companies, certain tax exemptions for international corporations and tax breaks for corporate jets and individuals who are in the top 1 percent of wage earners.

    It would add language to the committee report that assumes the baseline level of funding for transportation funding, without the cuts in the chairman's mark.

    Amendment that would increase budget authority and outlays for transportation and infrastructure intended to prevent cuts assumed in the chairman's mark.

    It would assume offsets that would reduce tax subsidies for oil companies, certain tax exemptions for international corporations and tax breaks for corporate jets and individuals who are in the top 1 percent of wage earners.

    It would add language to the committee report that assumes the baseline level of funding for transportation funding, without the cuts in the chairman's mark.

    Rejected 12-21.

    March 16, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Budget Resolution — War Funding
      B. Lee, D-Calif. —

    Amendment that would prohibit increasing the overseas contingency fund beyond the levels in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015.

    Amendment that would prohibit increasing the overseas contingency fund beyond the levels in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015.

    Rejected 15-21.

    March 16, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Budget Resolution — Growth in Manufacturing
      T. Ryan, D-Ohio —

    Amendment that would increase mandatory budget authority and outlays intended to establish a scale-up manufacturing initiative and expand the National Network of Manufacturing Institutes.

    The provision would assume offsets that would reduce tax subsidies for oil companies, certain tax exemptions for international corporations and tax breaks for corporate jets and individuals who are in the top 1 percent of wage earners.

    Amendment that would increase mandatory budget authority and outlays intended to establish a scale-up manufacturing initiative and expand the National Network of Manufacturing Institutes.

    The provision would assume offsets that would reduce tax subsidies for oil companies, certain tax exemptions for international corporations and tax breaks for corporate jets and individuals who are in the top 1 percent of wage earners.

    Rejected 14-22.

    March 16, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Budget Resolution — Economic Opportunity
      M. Lujan Grisham, D-N.M. —

    Amendment that would call for creation of a deficit-neutral reserve fund intended to improve the economy or create jobs in areas with high food insecurity, poverty, unemployment and foreclosure rates.

    It would assume offsets that would reduce tax benefits and close loopholes for the top 1 percent of income earners and certain corporations.

    Amendment that would call for creation of a deficit-neutral reserve fund intended to improve the economy or create jobs in areas with high food insecurity, poverty, unemployment and foreclosure rates.

    It would assume offsets that would reduce tax benefits and close loopholes for the top 1 percent of income earners and certain corporations.

    Rejected 14-21.

    March 16, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Budget Resolution — Long-Term Care
      Dingell, D-Mich. —

    Amendment that would create a deficit-neutral reserve fund for long-term care services and supports. It would allow the Budget chairman to revise allocations, aggregates and other appropriate levels for any measure that would improve the availability of long-term-care services for senior citizens and the disabled, and does not increase the deficit from fiscal 2017 to 2021, or from fiscal 2017 to 2026.

    It would add language to the committee report that would encourage deficit-neutral proposals for a comprehensive long-term-care insurance program and for studies, pilot programs and changes in Medicaid, Medicare and other programs to increase access to long-term care.

    Amendment that would create a deficit-neutral reserve fund for long-term care services and supports. It would allow the Budget chairman to revise allocations, aggregates and other appropriate levels for any measure that would improve the availability of long-term-care services for senior citizens and the disabled, and does not increase the deficit from fiscal 2017 to 2021, or from fiscal 2017 to 2026.

    It would add language to the committee report that would encourage deficit-neutral proposals for a comprehensive long-term-care insurance program and for studies, pilot programs and changes in Medicaid, Medicare and other programs to increase access to long-term care.

    Rejected 14-20.

    March 16, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Budget Resolution — Cyberattacks
      Lieu, D-Calif. —

    Amendment that would increase mandatory budget authority and outlays intended to prevent cyberattacks through the establishment of an Information Technology Modernization Fund at the General Services Administration.

    It would assume offsets that would reduce tax benefits and close loopholes for the top 1 percent of income earners and certain corporations.

    Amendment that would increase mandatory budget authority and outlays intended to prevent cyberattacks through the establishment of an Information Technology Modernization Fund at the General Services Administration.

    It would assume offsets that would reduce tax benefits and close loopholes for the top 1 percent of income earners and certain corporations.

    Rejected 14-22.

    March 16, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Budget Resolution — Gun Violence
      Norcross, D-N.J. —

    Amendment that would increase mandatory budget authority and outlays intended to prevent gun violence by ensuring that the National Instant Criminal Background Check System has the resources to keep up with increases in the volume of background checks for firearm purchases and by providing additional resources to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to improve access to mental health services for those affected by gun violence.

    It would assume offsets that would reduce tax benefits and close loopholes for the top 1 percent of income earners and certain corporations.

    Amendment that would increase mandatory budget authority and outlays intended to prevent gun violence by ensuring that the National Instant Criminal Background Check System has the resources to keep up with increases in the volume of background checks for firearm purchases and by providing additional resources to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to improve access to mental health services for those affected by gun violence.

    It would assume offsets that would reduce tax benefits and close loopholes for the top 1 percent of income earners and certain corporations.

    Rejected 14-22.

    March 16, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Budget Resolution — National and Community Service
      Moulton, D-Mass. —

    Amendment that would call for creation of a deficit-neutral reserve fund intended to provide for additional mandatory spending to support the Corporation for National and Community Service.

    It would assume offsets that would reduce tax benefits and close loopholes for the top 1 percent of income earners and certain corporations.

    Amendment that would call for creation of a deficit-neutral reserve fund intended to provide for additional mandatory spending to support the Corporation for National and Community Service.

    It would assume offsets that would reduce tax benefits and close loopholes for the top 1 percent of income earners and certain corporations.

    Rejected 14-22.

    March 16, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Budget Resolution — House Floor Consideration
      Garrett, R-N.J. —

    Amendment that would clarify that the House may take up the measure as a stand-alone measure or in conjunction with another measure on fiscal matters.

    Amendment that would clarify that the House may take up the measure as a stand-alone measure or in conjunction with another measure on fiscal matters.

    Adopted 22-14.

    March 16, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Budget Resolution — Aggregates
    T. Price, R-Ga. —

    Motion to adopt budget aggregates and functional categories.

    Motion to adopt budget aggregates and functional categories.

    Adopted by voice vote.
  • March 15, 2016Draft bill text released by Rep. T. Price, R-Ga., House Budget Committee.

  • Feb. 4, 2016 — Full committee hearing held by the House Budget Committee.

  • Feb. 3, 2016 — Full committee hearing held by the House Budget Committee.

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