Summary of Amendments Submitted to the Rules Committee for H.R. 1473 - Department of Defense and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011

Summaries Derived from Informations Provided by Sponsors


Kucinich (OH), Jones (NC), Woolsey (CA), Stark (CA), McClintock (CA), Paul (TX)



Would prohibit funds made available by this legislation from being used for U.S. military action in Libya.




Lee, Barbara (CA), Scott, Bobby (VA)






Would extend unemployment compensation to individuals by adding an additional 14 weeks of benefits to the existing Tier I of the Federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation Program, the temporary federal program first created in 2008 as a response to the recession.

Lee, Barbara (CA)




Would end combat operations in Afghanistan and limit funding to the safe and orderly redeployment of all U.S. troops and military contractors.

Norton (DC)




Would redirect the District of Columbia private school voucher funding authorized in Division C to District of Columbia public schools and District of Columbia public charter schools.

Norton (DC)




Would permit the District of Columbia government to spend its local taxpayer-raised funds on abortions for low-income women.

Norton (DC)






Would restore the provisions governing the D.C. voucher program in fiscal year 2010 and would redirect the increase in the fiscal year 2011 D.C. voucher program funding to D.C. public charter schools.

Polis (CO)




The amendment would reduce the amount of troops permanently stationed in Europe from 80,000 to 35,000 and would cut end-strength levels by 7,500.