Federal - HR 268

A bill making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019, and for other purposes.

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January 8, 2019

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A bill making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019, and for other purposes.

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  • April 11, 2019 — Schumer, D-N.Y., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 248. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2446-S2454

  • April 3, 2019McEachin, D-Va., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.37, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E393

  • April 3, 2019 — Grassley, R-Iowa, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 247 (201). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2244, S2244

  • April 2, 2019 — Leahy, D-Vt., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 246. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2195, S2195-S2203

  • April 1, 2019M. Lee, R-Utah, Senate speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.56, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. S2114

  • April 1, 2019M. Lee, R-Utah, Senate speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.55, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. S2113

  • April 1, 2019Cassidy, R-La., Senate speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.55, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. S2113

  • April 1, 2019 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to reconsider the vote on which cloture was not invoked on the bill, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S2114

  • April 1, 2019 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to reconsider the vote on which cloture was not invoked on the Shelby, R-Ala., amendment no. 201 to the bill, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S2113

  • April 1, 2019Senate Vote 56 Fiscal 2019 Disaster Relief Supplemental Appropriations — Cloture
    McConnell, R-Ky., motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the bill that would provide $14.2 billion in supplemental fiscal 2019 appropriations for response efforts to damage caused by hurricanes, wildfires, earthquakes and other natural disasters in 2017 and 2018. It would provide $2.7 billion for Agriculture Department disaster-related activities, including $1.1 billion for crop (including milk), tree, bush, vine, and livestock losses from hurricanes, wildfires and other declared disasters in 2017 and 2018. It would provide $1.2 billion for a Housing and Urban Development Department community development block grant program for disaster recovery; $1.7 billion for Federal Highway Administration emergency relief programs; and $1.5 billion for the repair of damage to military facilities caused by Hurricanes Florence and Michael. The bill would also prohibit funds provided in the bill for the Army Corps of Engineers or the Homeland Security Department from being used to construct a "new physical barrier" along the southwest border of the U.S. Motion rejected 46-48. Note: Three-fifths of the total Senate (60) is required to invoke cloture. Congressional Record p. S2113-S2114

  • April 1, 2019Senate Vote 55 Fiscal 2019 Disaster Relief Supplemental Appropriations — Cloture
    McConnell, R-Ky., motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the Shelby, R-Ala. substitute amendment to the bill. The amendment would provide $13.5 billion in supplemental fiscal 2019 appropriations for response efforts to damage caused by hurricanes, wildfires, earthquakes and other natural disasters in 2017 and 2018. It would provide $4.4 billion for Agriculture Department disaster-related activities, including $3 billion for crop (including milk), tree, bush, vine, and livestock losses from hurricanes, wildfires and other natural disasters. It would authorize $1.1 billion for a Housing and Urban Development Department community development block grant program for disaster recovery; $1.7 billion for Federal Highway Administration emergency relief programs; $1.5 billion for the repair of damage to military facilities caused by Hurricanes Florence and Michael; $1.2 million for the Army Corps of Engineers for flood and storm damage reduction projects and repairs to existing Corps projects damaged by natural disasters; $720 million to the U.S. Forest Service to repay funds used for wildfire suppression activities in fiscal 2018; and $600 million for Economic Development Administration grants for communities affected by natural disasters. It would also reauthorize Violence Against Women Act programs through fiscal 2019 and state that funds used by the Army Corps of Engineers from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund would not count against statutory appropriations caps and could be used for water infrastructure projects. Motion rejected 44-49. Note: Three-fifths of the total Senate (60) is required to invoke cloture. Congressional Record p. S2113

  • April 1, 2019 — Considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S2105-S2114

  • April 1, 2019 — Menendez, D-N.J., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 229 (201). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2135

  • April 1, 2019 — Hirono, D-Hawaii, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 245 (201). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2135, S2159

  • April 1, 2019 — Shelby, R-Ala., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 237. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2135, S2143-S2150

  • April 1, 2019 — Shelby, R-Ala., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 238. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2135, S2150-S2157

  • April 1, 2019 — T. Scott, R-S.C., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 244 (201). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2135, S2158-S2159

  • April 1, 2019 — Shelby, R-Ala., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 235. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2135, S2137

  • April 1, 2019 — Shelby, R-Ala., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 236. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2135, S2137-S2143

  • April 1, 2019 — Markey, D-Mass., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 243 (201). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2135, S2158

  • April 1, 2019 — Leahy, D-Vt., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 234. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2135, S2136-S2137

  • April 1, 2019 — Isakson, R-Ga., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 241. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2135, S2157-S2158

  • April 1, 2019 — Leahy, D-Vt., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 232. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2135

  • April 1, 2019 — Booker, D-N.J., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 242 (201). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2135, S2158

  • April 1, 2019 — Hirono, D-Hawaii, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 233 (201). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2135-S2136

  • April 1, 2019 — Enzi, R-Wyo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 230 (201). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2135

  • April 1, 2019 — Isakson, R-Ga., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 240. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2135, S2157

  • April 1, 2019 — Schatz, D-Hawaii, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 231 (201). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2135

  • April 1, 2019 — Isakson, R-Ga., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 239. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2135, S2157

  • March 28, 2019 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the measure, offered.

  • March 28, 2019 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment no. 216 to McConnell amendment no. 215, offered.

  • March 28, 2019 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment no. 215 to Shelby, R-Ala., amendment no. 201, offered.

  • March 28, 2019 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment no. 214 to McConnell amendment no. 213, offered.

  • March 28, 2019 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment no. 213 to Shelby, R-Ala., amendment no. 201, offered.

  • March 28, 2019 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the Shelby, R-Ala. amendment no. 201 to the measure, offered.

  • March 28, 2019 — Shelby, R-Ala., substitute amendment no. 201, offered.

  • March 28, 2019 — McConnell, R-Ky., for Schumer, D-N.Y. amendment no. 6, withdrawn by unanimous consent. Amendment text.

  • March 28, 2019 — McConnell, R-Ky., for Shelby, R-Ala., amendment no. 5, withdrawn by unanimous consent. Amendment text.

  • March 28, 2019 — Considered by the Senate.

  • March 28, 2019 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to proceed to the measure, agreed to by voice vote.

  • March 27, 2019 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to proceed to the bill, pending.

  • March 27, 2019Cost Estimate issued by Congressional Budget Office.

  • March 26, 2019Senate Vote 53 Fiscal 2019 Disaster Relief Supplemental Appropriations — Cloture
    McConnell, R-Ky., motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the McConnell motion to proceed to the bill (HR 268) that would make fiscal 2019 supplemental appropriations for response efforts to damage caused by hurricanes, wildfires, earthquakes and other natural disasters that occurred in 2017 and 2018. Motion agreed to 90-10. Note: Three-fifths of the total Senate (60) is required to invoke cloture.

  • March 26, 2019 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to proceed to the bill, pending.

  • March 14, 2019 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the McConnell motion to proceed to the bill, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S1882

  • March 14, 2019 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to proceed to the bill, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S1882

  • Feb. 7, 2019Sensenbrenner, R-Wis., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.38, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E148

  • Feb. 7, 2019Sensenbrenner, R-Wis., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.39, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E148

  • Feb. 7, 2019Sensenbrenner, R-Wis., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.37, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E148

  • Feb. 7, 2019Sensenbrenner, R-Wis., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.35, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E148

  • Feb. 7, 2019Sensenbrenner, R-Wis., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.34, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E148

  • Jan. 25, 2019Draft bill text released by

  • Jan. 24, 2019Senate Vote 10 Fiscal 2019 Disaster Relief Supplemental Appropriations — Cloture
    McConnell, R-Ky., motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the Schumer, D-N.Y., amendment to the Disaster Supplemental Appropriations Act. The amendment would provide for a short-term continuing resolution for federal government operations through Feb. 8, 2019 and provide $14.2 billion in supplemental funds for response efforts to damage caused by hurricanes, wildfires, earthquakes and other natural disasters in 2017 and 2018. The bill, as amended, would provide $2.7 billion for Agriculture Department disaster-related activities, including $3 billion for crop (including milk), tree, bush, vine, and livestock losses from hurricanes, wildfires and other declared disasters in 2017 and 2018. It would provide $1.16 billion for a Housing and Urban Development Department community development block grant program for disaster recovery and $1.7 billion for Transportation Department programs and activities, including $1.65 billion for the cost of federal highway and bridge repairs. It would provide $1.46 billion to the Defense Department to repair military facilities damaged by hurricanes Florence and Michael, primarily for repairing damage to military facilities in the Carolinas and Florida. The bill would also prohibit funds provided in the bill for the Army Corps of Engineers or the Homeland Security Department from being used to construct a "new physical barrier" along the southwest border of the U.S. Motion rejected 52-44. Note: Three-fifths of the total Senate (60) is required to invoke cloture. Congressional Record p. S558

  • Jan. 24, 2019Senate Vote 9 Fiscal 2019 Disaster Relief Supplemental Appropriations — Cloture
    McConnell, R-Ky., motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the McConnell, R-Ky., for Shelby, R-Ala., substitute amendment to the Disaster Supplemental Appropriations Act. The substitute amendment would provide full-year funding for the seven remaining fiscal 2019 appropriations bills: Agriculture; Commerce-Justice-Science; Financial Services; Homeland Security; Interior-Environment; State-Foreign; and Transportation-Housing and Urban Development. It would provide $70.4 billion in fiscal 2019 for operations of the Homeland Security Department, including $5.7 billion for construction of a U.S.-Mexico border wall and $8.3 billion for Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster relief. It would extend for three years the status of immigrants under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and Temporary Protected Status immigration policies. It would also modify the asylum process for unaccompanied minors, including by placing a limit on the number of applications accepted and approved annually. The substitute amendment would provide, in discretionary funding for fiscal 2019, $23 billion for the Agriculture Department and related agencies; $64.1 billion for departments of Commerce and Justice and other agencies such as NASA and the National Science Foundation; $23.4 billion in discretionary funding or financial services and general government appropriations; $35.6 billion for the Interior Department, the Environmental Protection Agency, and related agencies; $54.2 billion for for the State Department, foreign assistance and other international activities; and $71.1 billion for the departments of Transportation and Housing and Urban Development and related agencies. It would also provide $12.7 billion for natural disaster relief programs and would reauthorize a number of policies with lapsed authorities, including Violence Against Women Act programs and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families. Motion rejected 50-47. Note: Three-fifths of the total Senate (60) is required to invoke cloture. Congressional Record p. S557-S558

  • Jan. 24, 2019 — Considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S549, S557-S583

  • Jan. 23, 2019Statement of Administration Policy issued by Office of Management and Budget.

  • Jan. 22, 2019Welch, D-Vt., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.38, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E71

  • Jan. 22, 2019 — Placed on the Senate Legislative Calendar under the provisions of rule XIV. Congressional Record p. S317, S327

  • Jan. 22, 2019 — Schumer, D-N.Y., amendment no. 6, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S325

  • Jan. 22, 2019 — McConnell, R-Ky., for Shelby, R-Ala., substitute amendment no. 5, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S325

  • Jan. 22, 2019 — Considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S325

  • Jan. 22, 2019 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to proceed to the bill, agreed to by voice vote. Congressional Record p. S325

  • Jan. 17, 2019 — Received in the Senate and held at the desk. Congressional Record p. S292

  • Jan. 16, 2019Massie, R-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.39, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H662

  • Jan. 16, 2019Matsui, D-Calif., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.35, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H626

  • Jan. 16, 2019Matsui, D-Calif., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.34, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H626

  • Jan. 16, 2019Hudson, R-N.C., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.35, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H626

  • Jan. 16, 2019 — Committee of the Whole amendment adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H660

  • Jan. 16, 2019House Vote 39 Fiscal 2019 Disaster Relief Supplemental Appropriations — Passage
    Passage of the bill that would provide continuing appropriations for operations of the federal government at current funding levels through Feb. 8, 2019. Additionally, the bill provides $12.1 billion in supplemental disaster funds for response efforts to damage caused by hurricanes, wildfires, earthquakes and other natural disasters that occurred in 2017 and 2018. The bill includes a total of $2.7 billion for Agriculture Department disaster-related activities, including $1.1 billion for crop (including milk), tree, bush, vine, and livestock losses from 2018 hurricanes, wildfires and other declared disasters. The bill provides $1.16 billion for the Housing and Urban Development Department's Community Development Block Grants-Disaster Recovery Program, and $1.7 billion for Transportation Department programs and activities, including $1.65 billion for the cost of federal highway and bridge repairs. It provides $1.46 billion to the Defense Department to repair military facilities damaged by hurricanes Florence and Michael, primarily for repairing damage to military facilities in the Carolinas and Florida. As amended, the bill would prohibit funds provided in the bill for the Army Corps of Engineers or the Homeland Security Department from being used to construct a "new physical barrier" along the southwest border of the U.S. Also as amended, the bill would permit the use of emergency funds provided to the Agriculture Department for 2018 crop losses to be used to cover harvested wine grapes that were found to have been tainted by smoke from wildfires. Passed 237-187. Note: A "nay" was a vote in support of the president's position. Congressional Record p. H661-H662

  • Jan. 16, 2019House Vote 38 Fiscal 2019 Disaster Relief Supplemental Appropriations — Recommit
    Dunn, R-Fla., motion to recommit the bill to the House Appropriations Committee with instructions to report it back immediately with an amendment that would remove the language from the bill that would provide further continuing appropriations for general government operations through Feb. 8, 2019. Motion rejected 193-231. Congressional Record p. H660-H661

  • Jan. 16, 2019 — Radewagen, R-A.S. amendment no. 15, that would increase funding for Agriculture Department grants for disaster nutrition assistance in Puerto Rico by $5 million, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. H658-H659

  • Jan. 16, 2019 — Sablan, I-N. Marianas amendment no. 14, that would increase by $15 million (from $10.2 million to $25.2 million) funding for disaster nutrition assistance to the Northern Mariana Islands, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. H658

  • Jan. 16, 2019 — Sablan, I-N. Marianas amendment no. 13, that would increase by $16 million (from $20 million to $36 million) funding for Medicaid assistance to the Northern Mariana Islands, and would require that the funds be made available through fiscal 2020, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. H656-H658

  • Jan. 16, 2019 — Jayapal, D-Wash. amendment no. 12, that would prohibit funds in the bill designated for the Homeland Security Department from being used to construct or expand immigration detention facilities, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. H655-H656

  • Jan. 16, 2019 — Westerman, R-Ark. amendment no. 11 that would increase by $10 million emergency funding for U.S. Forest Service assistance to state and private forests affected by 2018 hurricanes and wildfires, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. H654-H655

  • Jan. 16, 2019 — Richmond, D-La. amendment no. 10, that would modify language in the bill to maintain the process in place under current law for addressing the duplication of disaster assistance benefits, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. H653-H654

  • Jan. 16, 2019 — Graves, R-La. amendment no. 9, that would allow HUD Community Development Grants to be used for FEMA and Army Corps of Engineer Projects, but would prohibit the use of funds in excess of the amounts authorized for a given project, adopted to by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. H652-H653

  • Jan. 16, 2019 — Thompson, D-Calif. amendment no. 8, that would increase by $50 million (from $1.16 billion to $1.21 billion) funding for the HUD Community Development Block Grant program, and would designate the additional funds for unmet needs for 2017 disaster recovery, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. H652

  • Jan. 16, 2019 — Thompson, D-Calif. amendment no. 7, that would allow emergency funds provided by the bill to the Agriculture Department for 2018 crop losses to cover harvested wine grapes that were found to have been tainted by smoke from wildfires, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. H651-H652

  • Jan. 16, 2019 — Stewart, R-Utah, amendment no. 6, that would increase by $21 million (from $64 million to $85 million) emergency funding to the Forest Service, and would designate the additional funds for hazardous fuels management activities on National Forest System land, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. H651, H659

  • Jan. 16, 2019 — Velazquez, D-N.Y. amendment no. 5, that would provide an additional $25 million to the Army Corps of Engineers for ecosystem restoration projects, including the restoration of the Cano Martin Pena channel ecosystem in Puerto Rico, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. H650-H651

  • Jan. 16, 2019 — Velazquez, D-N.Y. amendment no. 4, that would increase by $5 million (from $600 million to $605 million) the amount of disaster nutrition assistance provided to Puerto Rico for the purposes of conducting a study on the impact of disaster nutrition assistance programs, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. H650

  • Jan. 16, 2019 — Rice, R-S.C., amendment no. 3, that would remove from the bill language that prohibits the secretary of Housing and Urban Development from waiving environmental standards when administering Community Development Block Grant program funds, rejected by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. H649-H650

  • Jan. 16, 2019House Vote 37 Fiscal 2019 Disaster Relief Supplemental Appropriations — Physical Border Barrier Prohibition
    McGovern, D-Mass., amendment that would prohibit funds provided by the bill for the Army Corps of Engineers or the Homeland Security Department from being used to construct a "new physical barrier" along the southwest border of the U.S. Adopted in Committee of the Whole 230-197. Congressional Record p. H647-H649, H659

  • Jan. 16, 2019 — Bishop, D-Ga. amendment no. 1, that would increase emergency funding for the Agriculture Department by $1.9 billion for losses of crops as a consequence of Hurricane Michael, Florence, and other disasters during 2018, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. H646-H647

  • Jan. 16, 2019 — Considered by the House. Congressional Record p. H626-H662

  • Jan. 16, 2019House Vote 35 Fiscal 2019 Disaster Relief Supplemental Appropriations — Rule
    Adoption of the rule (H Res 43) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill (HR 268) that would make fiscal 2019 supplemental appropriations for disaster relief programs and services. Adopted 230-193. Congressional Record p. H625-H626

  • Jan. 16, 2019House Vote 34 Fiscal 2019 Disaster Relief Supplemental Appropriations — Previous Question
    Raskin, D-Md., motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and the possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 43) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill (HR 268) that would make fiscal 2019 supplemental appropriations for disaster relief programs and services. Motion agreed to 230-194. Congressional Record p. H624-H625

  • Jan. 15, 2019 — Rules Committee resolution, H Res 43, reported to the House as a rule for HR 268.

  • Jan. 15, 2019 — House Rules Committee granted a structured rule providing for consideration of the bill. Congressional Record p. H597, H599-H600

  • Jan. 15, 2019 — Full committee proceeding held by the House Rules Committee.

  • Jan. 10, 2019Cost Estimate issued by Congressional Budget Office.

  • Jan. 8, 2019 — Read twice and referred to: House Appropriations, House Budget.Congressional Record p. H280