H. Res. 964: H.R. 6157 - Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2019

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 7-2 on Tuesday, June 26, 2018.

FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 230-185 AFTER ORDERING THE PREVIOUS QUESTION BY A RECORD VOTE OF 231-188 on Wednesday, June 27, 2018.

MANAGERS: Torres/Cheney

115th Congress

2nd Session

Rule

H. RES. 964

Report No. 115-785

 

H.R. 6157- Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2019 [Amendments]

  1. Provides for further consideration under a structured rule.
  2. Provides for no additional general debate.
  3. Makes in order only those amendments printed in the Rules Committee report, and available pro forma amendments described in section 3 of House Resolution 961. Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment except amendments described in section 3 of House Resolution 961, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.
  4. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in the report.
  5. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
  6. Section 2 provides that on any legislative day during the period from June 29, 2018, through July 9, 2018: the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved; and the Chair may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time to be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment.
  7. Section 3 provides that the Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 2.
  8. Section 4 provides that it shall be in order without intervention of any point of order to consider concurrent resolutions providing for adjournment during the month of July, 2018.

 

RESOLUTION

Resolved, That at any time after adoption of this resolution the Speaker may, pursuant to clause 2(b) of rule XVIII, declare the House resolved into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration of the bill (H.R. 6157) making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019, and for other purposes. No further amendment to the bill, as amended, shall be in order except those printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution and available pro forma amendments described in section 3 of House Resolution 961. Each further amendment printed in the report of the Committee on Rules shall be considered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment except amendments described in section 3 of House Resolution 961, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question in the House or in the Committee of the Whole. All points of order against such further amendments are waived. At the conclusion of consideration of the bill for amendment the Committee shall rise and report the bill, as amended, to the House with such further amendments as may have been adopted. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill and amendments thereto to final passage without intervening motion except one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Sec. 2. On any legislative day during the period from June 29, 2018, through July 9, 2018 -

(a) the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved; and

(b) the Chair may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a

date and time, within the limits of clause 4, section 5, article I of the Constitution, to be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment.

Sec. 3. The Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 2 of this resolution as though under clause 8(a) of rule I.

Sec. 4. It shall be in order without intervention of any point of order to consider concurrent resolutions providing for adjournment during the month of July, 2018.

 

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENTS PROPOSED TO BE MADE IN ORDER

(summaries derived from information provided by sponsors)

Sponsor

#

Description

Debate Time

  1. Jackson Lee (TX)

#42

States that no funding in this Act shall be used or otherwise made available by this Act to end Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) programs at HBUCs, Hispanic Serving Institutions and Tribal Colleges and Universities.

(10 minutes)

  1. Frankel (FL), Keating (MA), Speier (CA), Torres (CA)

#22

(REVISED) Allocates $3,000,000 for training on gender perspectives and full-time advisors on Women, Peace and Security at each of the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency, and the Joint Staff; $900,000 for training on the meaningful participation of women through foreign national security forces capacity building programs and for the collection of gender-disaggregated data in that programming; and $100,000 for training on gender perspectives at the war colleges and research on women’s contributions to security at the National Defense University Institute for National Security Studies.

(10 minutes)

  1. Heck, Denny (WA)

#35

(REVISED) Funds the Defense Community Infrastructure Program under the Office of Economic Adjustment. It increases the funding to $36 million of the total $100 million authorized. This increase is offset by reducing the funding for the administration of the Office of the Secretary of Defense.

(10 minutes)

  1. Hastings, Alcee (FL), Rosen (NV)

#31

(REVISED) Increases funding for the training and retention of cybersecurity professionals under the Defense-Wide Operation and Maintenance Account by $5,000,000.

(10 minutes)

  1. Lynch (MA)

#62

Reduces funding for the Office of the Secretary of Defense by $10,000,000 and increases funding for the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency by $10,000,000.

(10 minutes)

  1. Kuster, Ann (NH), Love (UT), Speier (CA)

#104

(LATE) (REVISED) Provides $1M to the Defense Advisory Committee on Investigations, Prosecution, and Defense of Sexual Assault in the Armed Forces (DAC-IPAD) for additional staff to conduct a first-ever review of collateral misconduct and disciplinary actions brought against survivors of sexual assault.

(10 minutes)

  1. Gallagher (WI), McSally (AZ)

#54

Increases funding for Navy AIM-120D missile procurement by $23.8M to help meet Indo-PACOM required critical capabilities and match the House-passed authorization in the FY 2019 NDAA, while reducing defense-wide operation and maintenance by the same amount.

(10 minutes)

  1. Gallagher (WI), McSally (AZ)

#53

Increases funding for Air Force AIM-120D missile procurement by $33M to help meet Indo-PACOM required critical capabilities and match the House-passed authorization in the FY 2019 NDAA, while reducing defense-wide operation and maintenance by the same amount.

(10 minutes)

  1. Hudson (NC)

#68

(REVISED) Increases Operation and Maintenance, Defense-Wide funds by $5 million to provide for additional training of Special Operations Forces.

(10 minutes)

  1. Welch (VT), Soto (FL), Bilirakis (FL), Wenstrup (OH), Gabbard (HI), Ruiz (CA), Rosen (NV)

#100

(LATE) (REVISED) Increases funding for the Defense Health programs by $1 million and decreases the Operations and Maintenance account, Defense-Wide, by $1.3 million to improve coordination between DoD and the VA as both agencies study the effects of toxic exposure to burn pits.

(10 minutes)

  1. Nolan (MN), LoBiondo (NJ)

#127

(LATE) Provides an addition $6 million for the Department of Defense’s Lung Cancer Research Program and decreases the Operations and Maintenance, Defense-wide account by the same amount.

(10 minutes)

  1. Gabbard (HI)

#120

(LATE) (REVISED) Increases open air burn pits research funding by $1 million.

(10 minutes)

  1. Delaney (MD), Dingell (MI), Young, Don (AK), Wagner (MO), Soto (FL), Welch (VT)

#14

(REVISED) Provides for an additional $5 million for the Fisher House Foundation which is offset by an outlay neutral reduction in the Operation and Maintenance, Defense-wide account.

(10 minutes)

  1. Jackson Lee (TX)

#44

Reduces funding for Procurement, Defense-Wide, by $10 million and increases funding for Defense Health Programs by $10 million in order to address Triple Negative Breast Cancer research

(10 minutes)

  1. Clark, Katherine (MA), Russell (OK), Tsongas (MA), Gallagher (WI)

#139

(LATE) (REVISED) Reduces and then increases the defense-wide research, development, test and evaluation account by $14.364 million with the intent of supporting DOD innovation.

(10 minutes)

  1. Crawford (AR)

#85

(REVISED) Reduces Research, Development, Test and Evaluation, Defense-Wide by $1,000,000 and increases it by the same to be used for explosive ordnance disposal equipment upgrades and technology enhancements.

(10 minutes)

  1. Suozzi (NY)

#111

(LATE) Provides $1,000,000 for Removal of national interest determination requirements for certain entities.

(10 minutes)

  1. Langevin (RI), Lieu (CA)

#58

Removes $50 million from the Strategic Capabilities Office (0604250D8Z), and provides $50 million to be used for directed energy solutions for boost phase missile defense, specifically the DPAL program with Technology Maturation Initiatives (0604115C)

(10 minutes)

  1. Cheney (WY)

#96

(REVISED) Removes $25M from GMD (0603882C) and provides to BMD System Space Programs to begin work on the Missile Defense Space Tracking System (1206895C).

(10 minutes)

  1. Cheney (WY)

#97

Removes $20M from Sea Based X-Band Radar (0603907C) and provided to Technology Maturation Initiatives for Laser Scaling boost phase efforts (0604115C).

(10 minutes)

  1. Langevin (RI), Correa (CA), Lieu (CA), Shea-Porter (NH), Ratcliffe (TX), Stefanik (NY)

#57

(REVISED) Removes $10 million from Next Generation Air Dominance (0207110F), and provides $10 million to be used for the DOD Cyber Scholarship Program within the Information Systems Security Program (0303140D8Z).

(10 minutes)

  1. Esty (CT)

#126

(LATE) (REVISED) Increases funding for the Sexual Assault Special Victims’ Counsel Program by $2 million for sexual assault prevention and response programs.

(10 minutes)

  1. Kelly (PA)

#123

(LATE) Prohibits funds for the transfer of personnel security and background investigation functions from the Office of Personnel Management to the Department of Defense.

(10 minutes)

  1. Foster (IL)

#125

(LATE) Prohibits the use of funds to develop a space-based ballistic missile intercept layer.

(10 minutes)

  1. Gallego (AZ)

#93

(REVISED) Prohibits the use of funds in this bill to procure any good or service or enter into any contract with the Chinese companies ZTE and Huawei.

(10 minutes)

  1. Wittman (VA), Courtney (CT), Scott, Bobby (VA), Gallagher (WI), Cheney (WY), Neal (MA), Gallego (AZ), Royce (CA), Peters, Scott (CA), Norcross (NJ), Crist (FL), Coffman (CO), Murphy, Stephanie (FL), King, Peter (NY), Hanabusa (HI), Davis, Susan (CA), McEachin (VA), Conaway (TX)

#16

Strips the limiting language of “CVN-80” from the text which would allow funding for both CVN-80 and CVN-81 and thereby enable dual-buy.

(10 minutes)

  1. Murphy, Stephanie (FL), Barr (KY), Sinema (AZ), Biggs (AZ)

#56

(REVISED) Increases funding for Drug Interdiction and Counter-Drug Activities, Defense; National Guard counter-drug program by $3.0 million, and reduces funding for Operation and Maintenance, Defense-Wide by $3.2 million.

(10 minutes)

  1. Poe (TX)

#15

Reduces and then increases the Operations and Maintenance Account of the Navy by $75,000,000 with the intent of the recruitment of new service members through the refurbishment of retired battleships.

(10 minutes)

  1. Courtney (CT), Stefanik (NY), Wittman (VA), Gallagher (WI), Langevin (RI), Cicilline (RI), Walz (MN), Neal (MA), Gallego (AZ), Larson, John (CT), Cheney (WY), Hanabusa (HI), Scott, Bobby (VA), Himes (CT), King, Peter (NY), McEachin (VA), Hartzler (MO), Shea-Porter (NH), Perlmutter (CO), Norcross (NJ), Davis, Susan (CA), Kuster, Ann (NH)

#23

(REVISED) Provides funding for long lead time materials to construct additional Virginia-class submarines in FY 2022 and FY 2023.

(10 minutes)