Federal - HR 2028

Fiscal 2016 Energy-Water Appropriations

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Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act (official title to be confirmed.)

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  • Dec. 10, 2016 — Became Public Law, PL 114-254, 130 Stat. 1005.

  • Dec. 10, 2016 — Signed by the president. Congressional Record p. H7631

  • Dec. 9, 2016 — Enrolled measure signed in the House. Congressional Record p. H7573, H7574

  • Dec. 9, 2016 — Enrolled measure signed in the Senate. Congressional Record p. S7027

  • Dec. 9, 2016 — Measure cleared for the president. Congressional Record p. S6995

  • Dec. 9, 2016 — Measure passed in the Senate via motion to concur by roll call vote, 63-36. Congressional Record p. S6995

  • Dec. 9, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment no. 5143 to McConnell amendment no. 5142, fell when amendment no. 5142 fell. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S6933-S6994

  • Dec. 9, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment no. 5142 to the instructions of the motion to refer the House message to accompany the bill to the Senate Appropriations Committee, fell when the motion to refer fell. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S6933-S6994

  • Dec. 9, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to refer the House message to accompany the bill to the Senate Appropriations Committee with instructions to report back to the Senate immediately with amendment no. 5141, fell when cloture was invoked on the motion to concur the House amendment to the Senate amendment to the bill. Congressional Record p. S6933-S6994

  • Dec. 9, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment no. 5140 to McConnell amendment no. 5139, fell when the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to the bill with amendment no. 5139 was withdrawn. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S6933-S6994

  • Dec. 9, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to the bill with a further McConnell amendment no. 5139, withdrawn by unanimous consent. Congressional Record p. S6933-S6994

  • Dec. 9, 2016Senate Vote 160 Fiscal 2017 Continuing Appropriations — Cloture
    Motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the McConnell, R-Ky., motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to the bill that would provide funding for federal government operations through April 28, 2017, at an annualized discretionary rate of $1.07 trillion. Motion agreed to 61-38. Note: Three-fifths of the total Senate (60) is required to invoke cloture. Congressional Record p. S6932-S6994

  • Dec. 9, 2016Senate Vote 161 Fiscal 2017 Continuing Appropriations — Motion to Concur
    McConnell, R-Ky., motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to the bill that would provide funding for federal government operations through April 28, 2017, at an annualized discretionary rate of $1.07 trillion. The measure also would provide $170 million in response to the lead-contaminated drinking water system in Flint, Mich., including $100 million in capitalization grants for EPA's Drinking Water State Revolving Fund that the city could use to repair its drinking water infrastructure. It also would provide $872 million for medical research and anti-opioid addiction grants and would transfer a net $45 million to support extending health benefits for retired coal miners for four months. It would provide $10.1 billion in additional Overseas Contingency Operations funds for the Defense Department and certain other security-related accounts. The measure also would provide for expedited Senate consideration of legislation that would exempt President-elect Donald Trump's pick for Defense secretary, retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis, from a requirement for seven years to have passed before retired military officers can be the Pentagon chief. Motion agreed to thus clearing the bill for the president, 63-36. Congressional Record p. S6932-S6995

  • Dec. 9, 2016 — House amendment to the Senate amendment to the bill considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S6932-S6995

  • Dec. 9, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 5155. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7040, S7041

  • Dec. 9, 2016 — Durbin, D-Ill., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 5168. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7040, S7052

  • Dec. 9, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 5151. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7040, S7041

  • Dec. 9, 2016 — Durbin, D-Ill., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 5167. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7040, S7052

  • Dec. 9, 2016 — Portman, R-Ohio, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 5166. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7040, S7052

  • Dec. 9, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 5154. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7040, S7041

  • Dec. 9, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 5153. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7040, S7041

  • Dec. 9, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 5152. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7040, S7041

  • Dec. 9, 2016 — Wyden, D-Ore., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 5163. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7040, S7042

  • Dec. 9, 2016 — Wyden, D-Ore., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 5165. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7040, S7043-S7052

  • Dec. 9, 2016 — Manchin, D-W.Va., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 5164. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S7040, S7042-S7043

  • Dec. 8, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment no. 5143 to McConnell amendment no. 5142, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S6882

  • Dec. 8, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment no. 5142 to the instructions of the motion to refer the House message to accompany the bill to the Senate Appropriations Committee, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S6882

  • Dec. 8, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to refer the House message to accompany the bill to the Senate Appropriations Committee with instructions to report back to the Senate immediately with amendment no. 5141, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S6882

  • Dec. 8, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment no. 5140 to McConnell amendment no. 5139, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S6882

  • Dec. 8, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to the bill with a further McConnell amendment no. 5139, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S6882

  • Dec. 8, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to the bill (60 votes required), pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S6882

  • Dec. 8, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to the bill, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S6882

  • Dec. 8, 2016 — House amendment to the Senate amendment to the bill considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S6882

  • Dec. 8, 2016 — Measure, as amended, passed in the House by roll call vote, 326-96, via motion to concur. Congressional Record p. H7525-H7526

  • Dec. 8, 2016House Vote 620 Fiscal 2017 Continuing Appropriations — Motion to Concur
    Rogers, R-Ky., motion to concur in the Senate amendment with an amendment that would provide funding for federal government operations until April 28, 2017, at an annualized rate of $1.070 trillion. The measure would provide $170 million for repairs to the water system in Flint, Mich., $872 million for medical research, and $45 million for an extension, through April 30, 2017, of health benefits for retired coal miners. The measure would include $10.1 billion in supplemental Overseas Contingency Operations funds for the Defense Department and certain other security-related accounts. It would include $4.1 billion in natural disaster funding to address damage caused by hurricane and flooding events in 2016. The measure would also provide for expedited Senate consideration of legislation to waive the requirement that a former member of the armed forces cannot become secretary of Defense until seven years have lapsed since the person left active duty. Motion agreed to 326-96. Congressional Record p. H7505-H7526

  • Dec. 8, 2016 — Senate amendment to the bill considered by the House. Congressional Record p. H7498-H7526

  • Dec. 8, 2016House Vote 618 Fiscal 2017 Continuing Appropriations and Water Infrastructure Projects — Rule
    Adoption of the rule (H Res 949) that would provide for House floor consideration of the House amendment to the Senate amendment to the bill (HR 2028) intended to serve as a legislative vehicle for a measure that would make $1.07 trillion in continuing appropriations to fund government operations through April 28, 2017; and that would provide for House floor consideration of the House amendment to the bill (S 612) intended to serve as a legislative vehicle for a measure that would authorize $10 billion for new water projects for construction by the Army Corps of Engineers. Adopted 235-180. Congressional Record p. H7411-H7412

  • Dec. 8, 2016House Vote 617 Fiscal 2017 Continuing Appropriations and Water Infrastructure Projects — Previous Question
    Woodall, R-Ga., motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and the possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 949) that would provide for House floor consideration of the House amendment to the Senate amendment to the bill (HR 2028) intended to serve as a legislative vehicle for a measure that would make $1.07 trillion in continuing appropriations to fund government operations through April 28, 2017; and that would provide for House floor consideration of the House amendment to the bill (S 612) intended to serve as a legislative vehicle for a measure that would authorize $10 billion for new water projects for construction by the Army Corps of Engineers. Motion agreed to 234-181. Congressional Record p. H7410-H7411

  • Dec. 8, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 5139. Congressional Record p. S6927

  • Dec. 8, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 5143 (5142). Congressional Record p. S6927

  • Dec. 8, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 5142 (5141). Congressional Record p. S6927

  • Dec. 8, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 5141. Congressional Record p. S6927

  • Dec. 8, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 5140 (5139). Congressional Record p. S6927

  • Dec. 8, 2016 — Heller, R-Nev., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 5150. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S6927, S6928

  • Dec. 7, 2016 — Rules Committee resolution, H Res 949, reported to the House as a rule for HR 2028.

  • Dec. 7, 2016 — House Rules Committee granted a rule providing for consideration of the Senate amendment to the bill. Congressional Record p. H7333, H7396

  • Dec. 7, 2016 — Full committee proceeding held by the House Rules Committee.

  • May 12, 2016 — Provisions of S 2804, the Fiscal 2017 Energy-Water Appropriations bill, are included in the bill.

  • May 12, 2016Senate Vote 71 Fiscal 2017 Energy-Water Appropriations 'Shell' — Passage
    Passage of the bill, as amended, would provide $37.5 billion in fiscal 2017 for the Energy Department, the Army Corps of Engineers and the Interior Department's Bureau of Reclamation. It would provide approximately $30.7 billion for the Energy Department and $6 billion for the Army Corps of Engineers. Additionally, as amended, the bill would provide $95 million for wind energy from within the Energy Department's energy efficiency and renewable energy funding, and would direct $543 thousand from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission allocation to implement the requirements of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014. Passed 90-8. Congressional Record p. S2730-S2731

  • May 12, 2016 — Alexander, R-Tenn., for Flake, R-Ariz., amendment no. 3876, to the Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801, that would direct funds provided in the bill to review and revise operational documents on water-related infrastructure, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S2721-S2730

  • May 12, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on consideration of the bill (60 votes required), withdrawn by unanimous consent. Congressional Record p. S2721-S2730

  • May 12, 2016 — Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801, that would that would provide $37.5 billion in fiscal 2017 for energy and water development programs, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S2721-S2730

  • May 12, 2016 — Considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S2721-S2731

  • May 11, 2016 — Alexander, R-Tenn., for Flake, R-Ariz. amendment no. 3876 to the Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801, that would direct funds provided in the bill to review and revise operational documents on water-related infrastructure, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S2680-S2700

  • May 11, 2016Senate Vote 70 Fiscal 2017 Energy-Water Appropriations 'Shell' — Republican River Basin
    Fischer, R-Neb., amendment No. 3888 to the Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment No. 3801, that would ban the Bureau of Reclamation from using funds in this act in the Republican River Basin, unless it complies with the current resolution of the Republican River Compact Administration regarding accounting and reservoir operations and the state order necessary to carry out the resolution. Rejected 52-47. Note: By unanimous consent, the Senate agreed to raise the majority required for adoption of the Fischer amendment to 60 votes. Congressional Record p. S2680-S2699

  • May 11, 2016Senate Vote 69 Fiscal 2017 Energy-Water Appropriations 'Shell' — Fish and Wildlife Impact
    Cardin, D-Md., amendment No. 3871 to the Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment No. 3801, that would prohibit the funds in this act from being used to carry out project studies unless the Secretary of the Army evaluates and mitigates impacts to wildlife consistent with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recommendations. Rejected 39-60. Note: By unanimous consent, the Senate agreed to raise the majority required for adoption of the Cardin amendment to 60 votes. Congressional Record p. S2680-S2699

  • May 11, 2016Senate Vote 68 Fiscal 2017 Energy-Water Appropriations 'Shell' — Cloture
    Motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801 that would provide $37.5 billion in fiscal 2017 for the Energy Department, the Army Corps of Engineers and the Interior Department's Bureau of Reclamation. It would provide approximately $30.7 billion for the Energy Department and $6 billion for the Army Corps of Engineers. Motion agreed to 97-2. Note: Three-fifths of the total Senate (60) is required to invoke cloture. Congressional Record p. S2677-S2680

  • May 11, 2016Senate Vote 67 Fiscal 2017 Energy-Water Appropriations 'Shell' — Cloture
    Motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the McConnell, R-Ky., for Cotton, R-Ark., amendment No. 3878, to Alexander, R-Tenn, substitute amendment No. 3801 that would prohibit the use of spending funds provided by the measure to buy heavy water produced in Iran. The substitute amendment would provide $37.5 billion in fiscal 2017 for the Energy Department, the Army Corps of Engineers and the Interior Department's Bureau of Reclamation. Motion rejected 57-42. Note: Three-fifths of the total Senate (60) is required to invoke cloture. A "nay" was a vote in support of the president's position. Congressional Record p. S2677-S2678

  • May 11, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., for Cotton, R-Ark., amendment no. 3878, to the Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801, that would prohibit the use of spending funds provided by the measure to buy heavy water produced in Iran, withdrawn by unanimous consent. Congressional Record p. S2677-S2680

  • May 11, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to reconsider the vote on which cloture was not invoked on the Alexander, substitute amendment no. 3801 that would provide $37.5 billion in fiscal 2017 for energy and water development programs, fell when the Senate agreed to the motion invoke cloture on the Alexander substitute amendment no. 3801. Congressional Record p. S2677-S2680

  • May 11, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on consideration of the bill (60 votes required), pending since having been offered on April 25, 2016. Congressional Record p. S2677-S2700

  • May 11, 2016 — Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801, that would that would provide $37.5 billion in fiscal 2017 for energy and water development programs, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S2677-S2700

  • May 11, 2016 — Considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S2677-S2700

  • May 10, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on consideration of the bill (60 votes required), pending since having been offered on April 25, 2016. Congressional Record p. S2654-S2667

  • May 10, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to reconsider the vote on which cloture was not invoked on the Alexander, substitute amendment No. 3801 that would provide $37.5 billion in fiscal 2017 for energy and water development programs, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S2654-S2667

  • May 10, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801 that would provide $37.5 billion in fiscal 2017 for energy and water development programs (60 votes required), pending since having been filed on May 9, 2016. Congressional Record p. S2654-S2667

  • May 10, 2016 — Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment No. 3801, that would that would provide $37.5 billion in fiscal 2017 for energy and water development programs, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S2654-S2667

  • May 10, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on consideration of the McConnell, R-Ky., for Cotton, R-Ark., amendment No. 3878, to the Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment No. 3801, that would would prohibit the use of spending funds provided by the measure to buy heavy water produced in Iran (60 votes required), pending since having been filed on May 9, 2016. Congressional Record p. S2654-S2667

  • May 10, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., for Cotton, R-Ark., amendment No. 3878, to the Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment No. 3801, that would would prohibit the use of spending funds provided by the measure to buy heavy water produced in Iran, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S2654-S2667

  • May 10, 2016 — Considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S2654-S2667

  • May 10, 2016 — H. Reid, D-Nev., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3892. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2672

  • May 10, 2016 — H. Reid, D-Nev., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3890. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2672

  • May 10, 2016 — H. Reid, D-Nev., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3891. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2672

  • May 10, 2016 — H. Reid, D-Nev., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3893. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2672

  • May 9, 2016Durbin, D-Ill., Senate speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.66, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. S2615

  • May 9, 2016Toomey, R-Pa., Senate speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.66, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. S2614

  • May 9, 2016Cornyn, R-Texas, Senate speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.66, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. S2614

  • May 9, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801 that would provide $37.5 billion in fiscal 2017 for energy and water development programs (60 votes required), pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S2615

  • May 9, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the McConnell, R-Ky., for Cotton, R-Ark., amendment no. 3878 (60 votes required), pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S2615

  • May 9, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., for Cotton, R-Ark., amendment no. 3878, to the Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S2615

  • May 9, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to reconsider the vote on which cloture was not invoked on the Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S2615

  • May 9, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the bill (60 votes required), pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S2611-S2615

  • May 9, 2016Senate Vote 66 Fiscal 2017 Energy-Water Appropriations 'Shell' — Cloture
    Motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801 that would provide $37.5 billion in fiscal 2017 for the Energy Department, the Army Corps of Engineers and the Interior Department's Bureau of Reclamation. It would provide approximately $30.7 billion for the Energy Department and $6 billion for the Army Corps of Engineers. Motion rejected 50-42. Note: Three-fifths of the total Senate (60) is required to invoke cloture. Congressional Record p. S2611-S2615

  • May 9, 2016 — Alexander, R-Tenn., amendment no. 3804, to the Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801, that would adjust the estimated level of revenues from fees and inspections for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, withdrawn by unanimous consent. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S2611-S2615

  • May 9, 2016 — Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801, that would that would provide $37.5 billion in fiscal 2017 for energy and water development programs, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S2611-S2615

  • May 9, 2016 — Considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S2611-S2615

  • May 9, 2016 — Fischer, R-Neb., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3888 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2630, S2631

  • May 9, 2016 — Fischer, R-Neb., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3887. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2630-S2631

  • April 28, 2016Booker, D-N.J., Senate speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.65, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. S2549

  • April 28, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801 that would provide $37.5 billion in fiscal 2017 for energy and water development programs (60 votes required), pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S2527-S2529

  • April 28, 2016Senate Vote 65 Fiscal 2017 Energy-Water Appropriations 'Shell' — Cloture
    Motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801 that would provide $37.5 billion in fiscal 2017 for the Energy Department, the Army Corps of Engineers and the Interior Department's Bureau of Reclamation. It would provide approximately $30.7 billion for the Energy Department and $6 billion for the Army Corps of Engineers. Motion rejected 52-43. Note: Three-fifths of the total Senate (60) is required to invoke cloture. (Previously, a McConnell, R-Ky., motion to reconsider was agreed to by unanimous consent.) Congressional Record p. S2526-S2527

  • April 28, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to proceed to the motion to reconsider the vote on which cloture was not invoked on Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801, agreed to by unanimous consent. Congressional Record p. S2526

  • April 28, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to reconsider the vote on which cloture was not invoked on the Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801, agreed to by unanimous consent. Congressional Record p. S2514-S2526

  • April 28, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the bill (60 votes required), pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S2514-S2529

  • April 28, 2016 — Alexander, R-Tenn., amendment no. 3804 to the Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801 that would adjust the estimated level of revenues from fees and inspections for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S2514-S2529

  • April 28, 2016 — Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801 that would provide $37.5 billion in fiscal 2017 for energy and water development programs, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S2514-S2529

  • April 28, 2016 — Considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S2514-S2529

  • April 27, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to reconsider the vote on which cloture was not invoked on the Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S2470-S2481

  • April 27, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the bill (60 votes required), pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S2466-S2481

  • April 27, 2016Senate Vote 64 Fiscal 2017 Energy-Water Appropriations 'Shell' — Cloture
    Motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801 that would provide $37.5 billion in fiscal 2017 for the Energy Department, the Army Corps of Engineers and the Interior Department's Bureau of Reclamation. It would provide approximately $30.7 billion for the Energy Department and $6 billion for the Army Corps of Engineers. Motion rejected 50-46. Note: Three-fifths of the total Senate (60) is required to invoke cloture. (Subsequently, McConnell, R-Ky., entered a motion to reconsider the vote.) Congressional Record p. S2466- S2470

  • April 27, 2016 — Alexander, R-Tenn., amendment no. 3804 to the Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801 that would adjust the estimated level of revenues from fees and inspections for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S2466-S2481

  • April 27, 2016 — Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801 that would provide $37.5 billion in fiscal 2017 for energy and water development programs, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S2466-S2481

  • April 27, 2016 — Considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S2466-S2481

  • April 27, 2016 — Cotton, R-Ark., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3881. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2498

  • April 27, 2016 — H. Reid, D-Nev., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3880 (3804) (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2498

  • April 27, 2016 — H. Reid, D-Nev., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3879 (3804) (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2498

  • April 27, 2016 — Cotton, R-Ark., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3878. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2498

  • April 26, 2016M. Warner, D-Va., Senate speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.63, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. S2450

  • April 26, 2016M. Warner, D-Va., Senate speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.62, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. S2450

  • April 26, 2016M. Warner, D-Va., Senate speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.61, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. S2450

  • April 26, 2016Senate Vote 62 Fiscal 2017 Energy-Water Appropriations 'Shell' — Colorado River
    Reid, D-Nev., amendment no. 3805 to the Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801 related to Interior Department pilot projects to boost the level of Colorado River system water in Lake Mead and initial units of Colorado River Storage Project reservoirs. The substitute amendment would provide $37.5 billion in fiscal 2017 for the Energy Department, the Army Corps of Engineers and the Interior Department's Bureau of Reclamation. Adopted 73-23. Congressional Record p. S2431

  • April 26, 2016Senate Vote 61 Fiscal 2017 Energy-Water Appropriations 'Shell' — Wind Energy Research
    Merkley, D-Ore., amendment no. 3812 to the Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801 that would provide $95 million for wind energy from within Energy Department energy efficiency and renewable energy funding, a $15 million increase above the level in a related committee report. The substitute amendment would provide $37.5 billion in fiscal 2017 for the Energy Department, the Army Corps of Engineers and the Interior Department's Bureau of Reclamation. Adopted 54-42. Congressional Record p. S2430-S2431

  • April 26, 2016Senate Vote 63 Fiscal 2017 Energy-Water Appropriations 'Shell' — Army Corps of Engineers Construction
    Flake, R-Ariz., amendment no. 3820 to the Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801 that would reduce funding for the Army Corps of Engineers' construction account by $69 million. The substitute amendment would provide $37.5 billion in fiscal 2017 for the Energy Department, the Army Corps of Engineers and the Interior Department's Bureau of Reclamation. Rejected 12-84. Congressional Record p. S2431-S2432

  • April 26, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the bill (60 votes required), pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S2427-S2434, S2434-S2449

  • April 26, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801 that would provide $37.5 billion in fiscal 2017 for energy and water development programs (60 votes required), pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S2427-S2434, S2434-S2449

  • April 26, 2016 — Alexander, R-Tenn., amendment no. 3804 to the Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801 that would adjust the estimated level of revenues from fees and inspections for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S2427-S2434, S2434-S2449

  • April 26, 2016 — Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801 that would provide $37.5 billion in fiscal 2017 for energy and water development programs, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S2427-S2434, S2434-S2449

  • April 26, 2016 — Considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S2427-S2434, S2434-S2449

  • April 26, 2016 — S. Brown, D-Ohio, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3877 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2463

  • April 26, 2016 — Flake, R-Ariz., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3876 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2463

  • April 26, 2016 — Klobuchar, D-Minn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3875 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2462-S2463

  • April 25, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the bill (60 votes required), pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S2412

  • April 25, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801 that would provide $37.5 billion in fiscal 2017 for energy and water development programs (60 votes required), pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S2412

  • April 25, 2016 — Alexander, R-Tenn., for Carper, D-Del., amendment no. 3870 to the Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801 that would allow areas that have suffered severe beach erosion to receive priority for Army Corps of Engineers shoreline protection funding, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S2409-S2410

  • April 25, 2016 — Alexander, R-Tenn., for McCain, R-Ariz., amendment no. 3869, as modified, to the Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801, related to removing salt cedar on federal lands in the lower Colorado River basin, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S2409-S2410

  • April 25, 2016 — Alexander, R-Tenn., for Murkowski, R-Alaska, amendment no. 3808 to the Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S2409-S2410

  • April 25, 2016 — Alexander, R-Tenn., for Rounds, R-S.D., amendment no. 3844 to the Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801, that would direct $2 million from the Army Corps of Engineers' operation and maintenance account for Upper Missouri River Basin flood and drought monitoring, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S2409-S2410

  • April 25, 2016 — Alexander, R-Tenn., for McCain, R-Ariz., amendment no. 3843 to the Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801, that would require the Western Area Power Administration to submit to Congress a report on the inclusion of termination clauses in power contracts, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S2409-S2410

  • April 25, 2016 — Alexander, R-Tenn., for Warner, D-Va., amendment no. 3851 to the Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801, that would direct $543,000 from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission allocation to implement the requirements of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S2409-S2410

  • April 25, 2016 — Alexander, R-Tenn., for Feinstein, D-Calif., amendment no. 3842 to the Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801, that would enable a feasibility study on a potential water reservoir in California, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S2409-S2410

  • April 25, 2016 — Alexander, R-Tenn., for Reed, D-R.I., amendment no. 3841 to the Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S2409-S2410

  • April 25, 2016Senate Vote 60 Fiscal 2017 Energy-Water Appropriations 'Shell' — Domestic Manufacture Requirements
    Murray, D-Wash., amendment no. 3813 to the Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801 that would prohibit the Army Corps of Engineers from using funding under the bill to purchase shipboard anchor and mooring chain inconsistent with federal requirements regarding domestic manufacture of Defense Department acquisitions of these items. The substitute amendment would provide $37.5 billion in fiscal 2017 for the Energy Department, the Army Corps of Engineers and the Interior Department's Bureau of Reclamation. Adopted 55-38. Congressional Record p. S2408-S2409

  • April 25, 2016 — Alexander, R-Tenn., amendment no. 3804 to the Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801 that would adjust the estimated level of revenues from fees and inspections for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S2405-S2412

  • April 25, 2016 — Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801 that would provide $37.5 billion in fiscal 2017 for energy and water development programs, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S2405-S2412

  • April 25, 2016 — Considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S2405-S2412

  • April 25, 2016 — McCain, R-Ariz., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3869 (3801). Congressional Record p. S2421

  • April 25, 2016 — McCain, R-Ariz., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3872 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2421

  • April 25, 2016 — Cardin, D-Md., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3871 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2421

  • April 25, 2016 — Carper, D-Del., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3870 (3801). Congressional Record p. S2421

  • April 25, 2016 — Cotton, R-Ark., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3873 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2421, S2422

  • April 21, 2016Durbin, D-Ill., Senate speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.59, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. S2368

  • April 21, 2016Senate Vote 59 Fiscal 2017 Energy-Water Appropriations 'Shell' — Tribal Energy Loan Guarantees
    Franken, D-Minn., amendment no. 3833 to the Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801 that would provide $9 million for a tribal energy loan guarantee program and would cancel the same amount of already-appropriated funding for the cost of loan guarantees for renewable energy or efficient end-use energy technologies. The substitute amendment would provide fiscal 2017 funding for energy and water development programs. Adopted 76-19. Congressional Record p. S2368

  • April 21, 2016Senate Vote 58 Fiscal 2017 Energy-Water Appropriations 'Shell' — Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Loans
    Coats, R-Ind., amendment no. 3814 to the Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801 that would prohibit use of appropriated funds for the Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Loan program to review or approve loan applications submitted after the bill's enactment. The substitute amendment would provide fiscal 2017 funding for energy and water development programs. Rejected 48-49. Note: By unanimous consent, the Senate agreed to raise the majority required for adoption of the Coats amendment to 60 votes. Congressional Record p. S2362-S2363

  • April 21, 2016Senate Vote 57 Fiscal 2017 Energy-Water Appropriations 'Shell' — Waters of the United States
    Hoeven, R-N.D., amendment no. 3811 to the Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801 that would prevent the Army Corps of Engineers from using funds under the bill, or appropriated by future Energy-Water spending bills, to implement or enforce the EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers' "waters of the United States" rule regarding which bodies of water are subject to federal regulation under the Clean Water Act. The substitute amendment would provide fiscal 2017 funding for energy and water development programs. Rejected 56-42. Note: By unanimous consent, the Senate agreed to raise the majority required for adoption of the Hoeven amendment to 60 votes. Congressional Record p. S2362

  • April 21, 2016 — Alexander, R-Tenn., amendment no. 3804 to the Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S2357-S2379

  • April 21, 2016 — Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801 that would provide fiscal 2017 funding for energy and water development programs, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S2357-S2379

  • April 21, 2016 — Considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S2357-S2379

  • April 21, 2016 — Thune, R-S.D., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3839 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2396

  • April 21, 2016 — G. Peters, D-Mich., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3860 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2396, S2399

  • April 21, 2016 — Ernst, R-Iowa, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3840 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2396

  • April 21, 2016 — J. Reed, D-R.I., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3841 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2396-S2397

  • April 21, 2016 — Coons, D-Del., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3859. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2396, S2398-S2399

  • April 21, 2016 — Carper, D-Del., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3863 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2396, S2399

  • April 21, 2016 — A. King, I-Maine, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3862 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2396, S2399

  • April 21, 2016 — Klobuchar, D-Minn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3861. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2396, S2399

  • April 21, 2016 — Thune, R-S.D., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3838 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2396

  • April 21, 2016 — L. Graham, R-S.C., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3864 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2396, S2399

  • April 21, 2016 — Feinstein, D-Calif., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3842 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2396, S2397

  • April 21, 2016 — McCain, R-Ariz., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3843 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2396, S2397

  • April 21, 2016 — Rounds, R-S.D., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3844 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2396, S2397

  • April 21, 2016 — Fischer, R-Neb., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3865 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2396, S2399

  • April 21, 2016 — Cardin, D-Md., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3867 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2396, S2399

  • April 21, 2016 — Rand Paul, R-Ky., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3854 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2396, S2398

  • April 21, 2016 — Isakson, R-Ga., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3847. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2396, S2397

  • April 21, 2016 — Blumenthal, D-Conn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3853. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2396, S2398

  • April 21, 2016 — Cotton, R-Ark., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3866 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2396, S2399

  • April 21, 2016 — Blumenthal, D-Conn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3852. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2396, S2398

  • April 21, 2016 — Rubio, R-Fla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3848 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2396, S2397

  • April 21, 2016 — M. Warner, D-Va., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3851 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2396, S2397-S2398

  • April 21, 2016 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3856 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2396, S2398

  • April 21, 2016 — Rand Paul, R-Ky., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3855 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2396, S2398

  • April 21, 2016 — Whitehouse, D-R.I., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3845 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2396, S2397

  • April 21, 2016 — Cardin, D-Md., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3868 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2396, S2399-S2400

  • April 21, 2016 — Thune, R-S.D., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3846 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2396, S2397

  • April 21, 2016 — Sullivan, R-Alaska, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3858 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2396, S2398

  • April 21, 2016 — Perdue, R-Ga., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3857 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2396, S2398

  • April 21, 2016 — Rubio, R-Fla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3849 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2396, S2397

  • April 21, 2016 — Isakson, R-Ga., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3850. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2396, S2397

  • April 20, 2016 — Alexander, R-Tenn., for Hoeven, R-N.D., amendment no. 3811 to the Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801 that would block the Army Corps of Engineers from using funds under the bill or under future Energy-Water appropriations bills to implement or enforce the Waters of the United States rule, pending at recess (60 votes required). Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S2322-S2323

  • April 20, 2016Senate Vote 56 Fiscal 2017 Energy-Water Appropriations 'Shell' — Regional Commissions
    Ernst, R-Iowa, amendment no. 3803 to the Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801 that would eliminate fiscal 2017 appropriations for the Appalachian Regional Commission, the Delta Regional Authority, the Denali Commission and the Northern Border Regional Commission. The substitute amendment would provide fiscal 2017 funding for energy and water development programs. Rejected 25-71. Congressional Record p. S2322

  • April 20, 2016Senate Vote 55 Fiscal 2017 Energy-Water Appropriations 'Shell' — ARPA-E
    Schatz, D-Hawaii, amendment no. 3802 to the Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801 that would increase funding for the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) program by $32 million, and would rescind the same amount of unobligated funding from certain Energy Department activities. The substitute amendment would provide fiscal 2017 funding for energy and water development programs. Adopted 70-26. Congressional Record p. S2321

  • April 20, 2016 — Alexander, R-Tenn., amendment no. 3804 to the Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S2301-S2323

  • April 20, 2016 — Alexander, R-Tenn., substitute amendment no. 3801, pending at recess. (Pursuant to a unanimous consent agreement, the Alexander, R-Tenn.., substitute amendment no. 3801 is considered to be the Senate Appropriations Committee-reported substitute amendment.) Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S2301-S2323

  • April 20, 2016 — Considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S2294-S2323

  • April 20, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to proceed to the bill, agreed to by unanimous consent. Congressional Record p. S2294

  • April 20, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the motion to proceed to the bill, withdrawn by unanimous consent. Congressional Record p. S2294

  • April 20, 2016Statement of Administration Policy issued by Office of Management and Budget.

  • April 20, 2016 — Daines, R-Mont., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3836 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2332, S2342

  • April 20, 2016 — Thune, R-S.D., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3835 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2332, S2342

  • April 20, 2016 — McCain, R-Ariz., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3834 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2332, S2342

  • April 20, 2016 — Franken, D-Minn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3833 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2332, S2342

  • April 20, 2016 — Cardin, D-Md., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3832. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2332, S2342

  • April 20, 2016 — Cardin, D-Md., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3831. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2332, S2341-S2342

  • April 20, 2016 — Cardin, D-Md., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3830. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2332, S2341

  • April 20, 2016 — McCain, R-Ariz., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3829 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2332, S2341

  • April 20, 2016 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3828 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2332, S2341

  • April 20, 2016 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3827 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2331-S2332, S2341

  • April 20, 2016 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3826 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2331, S2341

  • April 20, 2016 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3825 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2331, S2341

  • April 20, 2016 — Flake, R-Ariz., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3824 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2331, S2341

  • April 20, 2016 — Flake, R-Ariz., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3823 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2331, S2341

  • April 20, 2016 — Flake, R-Ariz., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3822 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2331, S2341

  • April 20, 2016 — Flake, R-Ariz., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3821 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2331, S2340-S2341

  • April 20, 2016 — Flake, R-Ariz., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3820 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2331, S2340

  • April 20, 2016 — Flake, R-Ariz., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3819 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2331, S2340

  • April 20, 2016 — Flake, R-Ariz., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3818 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2331, S2340

  • April 20, 2016 — Flake, R-Ariz., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3817 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2331, S2340

  • April 20, 2016 — Flake, R-Ariz., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3816 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2331, S2340

  • April 20, 2016 — Flake, R-Ariz., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3815 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2331, S2340

  • April 20, 2016 — Coats, R-Ind., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3814 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2331, S2340

  • April 20, 2016 — Murray, D-Wash., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3813. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2331, S2340

  • April 20, 2016 — Merkley, D-Ore., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3812 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2331, S2340

  • April 20, 2016 — Hoeven, R-N.D., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3811 (3801). Congressional Record p. S2331, S2340

  • April 20, 2016 — Heller, R-Nev., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3810 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2331, S2339-S2340

  • April 20, 2016 — Jerry Moran, R-Kan., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3809 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2331, S2339

  • April 20, 2016 — L. Murkowski, R-Alaska, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3808 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2331, S2339

  • April 20, 2016 — Gillibrand, D-N.Y., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3807. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2331, S2339

  • April 20, 2016 — Gillibrand, D-N.Y., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3806. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2331, S2339

  • April 20, 2016 — H. Reid, D-Nev., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3805 (3801). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2331, S2339

  • April 20, 2016 — Alexander, R-Tenn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3804 (3801). Congressional Record p. S2331, S2339

  • April 20, 2016 — Ernst, R-Iowa, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3803 (3801). Congressional Record p. S2331, S2339

  • April 20, 2016 — Schatz, D-Hawaii, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3802 (3801). Congressional Record p. S2331, S2338-S2339

  • April 20, 2016 — Alexander, R-Tenn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3801. Congressional Record p. S2331, S2332-S2338

  • April 14, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the motion to proceed to the bill, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S2067-S2068

  • April 14, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to proceed to the bill, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S2067-S2068

  • Jan. 8, 2016John Lewis, D-Ga., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.215, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E23

  • Jan. 8, 2016John Lewis, D-Ga., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.213, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E23

  • Jan. 8, 2016John Lewis, D-Ga., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.212, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E23

  • Jan. 8, 2016John Lewis, D-Ga., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.211, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E23

  • Jan. 8, 2016John Lewis, D-Ga., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.210, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E23

  • Jan. 8, 2016John Lewis, D-Ga., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.209, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E23

  • Jan. 8, 2016John Lewis, D-Ga., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.208, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E23

  • Jan. 8, 2016John Lewis, D-Ga., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.207, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E23

  • Jan. 8, 2016John Lewis, D-Ga., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.206, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E23

  • Jan. 8, 2016John Lewis, D-Ga., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.205, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E23

  • Jan. 8, 2016John Lewis, D-Ga., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.200, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E23

  • Jan. 8, 2016John Lewis, D-Ga., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.199, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E23

  • Jan. 8, 2016John Lewis, D-Ga., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.195, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E23

  • Jan. 8, 2016John Lewis, D-Ga., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.214, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E23

  • Jan. 8, 2016John Lewis, D-Ga., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.204, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E23

  • Jan. 8, 2016John Lewis, D-Ga., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.203, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E23

  • Jan. 8, 2016John Lewis, D-Ga., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.202, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E23

  • Jan. 8, 2016John Lewis, D-Ga., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.201, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E23

  • Jan. 8, 2016John Lewis, D-Ga., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.198, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E23

  • Jan. 8, 2016John Lewis, D-Ga., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.197, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E23

  • Jan. 8, 2016John Lewis, D-Ga., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.196, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E23

  • Oct. 8, 2015Senate Vote 278 Fiscal 2016 Energy-Water Appropriations — Cloture
    Motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the McConnell, R-Ky., motion to proceed to the bill that would provide $35.4 billion in discretionary funding in fiscal 2016 for the Energy Department, the Army Corps of Engineers, the Interior Department's Bureau of Reclamation and several regional authorities. Motion rejected 49-47. Note: Three-fifths of the total Senate (60) is required to invoke cloture. Congressional Record p. S2744

  • Oct. 8, 2015 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to proceed to the bill, withdrawn by unanimous consent. Congressional Record p. S7233-S7244, S7545-S7249

  • Oct. 8, 2015Statement of Administration Policy issued by Office of Management and Budget.

  • Oct. 7, 2015 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to proceed to the bill, offered. Congressional Record p. S7195

  • Oct. 6, 2015 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the motion to proceed to the bill (60 votes required), pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S7129-S7130, S7130-S7131

  • Oct. 6, 2015 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to proceed to the bill, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S7129-S7130, S7130-S7131

  • May 21, 2015 — Reported to the Senate with an amendment in the nature of a substitute by the Senate Appropriations Committee and placed on the Senate Legislative Calendar. S Rept 114-54Congressional Record p. S3236

  • May 18, 2015Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.215, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E737

  • May 18, 2015Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.213, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E737

  • May 18, 2015Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.212, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E737

  • May 18, 2015Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.211, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E737

  • May 18, 2015Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.210, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E737

  • May 18, 2015Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.209, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E737

  • May 18, 2015Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.208, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E737

  • May 18, 2015Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.207, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E737

  • May 18, 2015Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.206, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E737

  • May 18, 2015Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.205, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E737

  • May 18, 2015Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.200, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E737

  • May 18, 2015Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.199, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E737

  • May 18, 2015Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.197, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E737

  • May 18, 2015Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.195, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E737

  • May 18, 2015Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.214, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E737

  • May 18, 2015Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.204, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E737

  • May 18, 2015Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.203, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E737

  • May 18, 2015Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.202, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E737

  • May 18, 2015Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.201, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E737

  • May 18, 2015Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.198, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E737

  • May 18, 2015Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.196, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E737

  • May 15, 2015Adam Smith, D-Wash., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.214, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E726

  • May 15, 2015Adam Smith, D-Wash., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.215, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E726

  • May 15, 2015Adam Smith, D-Wash., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.213, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E726

  • May 15, 2015Adam Smith, D-Wash., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.212, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E726

  • May 15, 2015Adam Smith, D-Wash., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.211, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E725

  • May 15, 2015Adam Smith, D-Wash., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.210, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E725

  • May 15, 2015Adam Smith, D-Wash., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.209, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E725

  • May 15, 2015Adam Smith, D-Wash., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.208, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E725

  • May 15, 2015Adam Smith, D-Wash., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.207, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E725

  • May 15, 2015Adam Smith, D-Wash., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.206, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E725

  • May 15, 2015Adam Smith, D-Wash., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.205, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E725

  • May 15, 2015Adam Smith, D-Wash., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.204, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E725

  • May 15, 2015Adam Smith, D-Wash., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.203, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E725

  • May 15, 2015Adam Smith, D-Wash., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.202, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E725

  • May 15, 2015Adam Smith, D-Wash., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.201, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E725

  • May 15, 2015Adam Smith, D-Wash., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.198, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E725

  • May 15, 2015Adam Smith, D-Wash., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.196, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E725

  • May 15, 2015Adam Smith, D-Wash., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.200, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E725

  • May 15, 2015Adam Smith, D-Wash., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.199, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E725

  • May 15, 2015Adam Smith, D-Wash., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.197, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E725

  • May 15, 2015Adam Smith, D-Wash., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.195, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E725

  • May 13, 2015Becerra, D-Calif., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.210, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E695

  • May 13, 2015Becerra, D-Calif., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.209, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E695

  • May 13, 2015Becerra, D-Calif., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.208, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E695

  • May 5, 2015 — Received in the Senate and referred to Senate Appropriations Committee. Congressional Record p. S2649

  • May 1, 2015Cleaver, D-Mo., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.176, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E651

  • May 1, 2015Wagner, R-Mo., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.215, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E641

  • May 1, 2015Crowley, D-N.Y., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.214, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H2782

  • May 1, 2015Crowley, D-N.Y., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.215, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H2782

  • May 1, 2015Crowley, D-N.Y., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.213, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H2782

  • May 1, 2015Crowley, D-N.Y., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.212, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H2782

  • May 1, 2015Crowley, D-N.Y., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.211, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H2782

  • May 1, 2015Crowley, D-N.Y., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.210, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H2782

  • May 1, 2015Crowley, D-N.Y., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.209, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H2782

  • May 1, 2015Crowley, D-N.Y., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.208, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H2782

  • May 1, 2015Culberson, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.210, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H2781

  • May 1, 2015Culberson, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.213, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H2781

  • May 1, 2015Culberson, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.212, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H2781

  • May 1, 2015Culberson, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.211, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H2781

  • May 1, 2015Culberson, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.209, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H2781

  • May 1, 2015Culberson, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.208, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H2781

  • May 1, 2015S. Brooks, R-Ind., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.212, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H2780

  • May 1, 2015Langevin, D-R.I., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.211, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H2779

  • May 1, 2015Langevin, D-R.I., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.210, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H2779

  • May 1, 2015Langevin, D-R.I., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.209, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H2779

  • May 1, 2015Langevin, D-R.I., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.208, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H2779

  • May 1, 2015McDermott, D-Wash., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.211, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H2779

  • May 1, 2015House Vote 215 Fiscal 2016 Energy-Water Appropriations — Passage
    Passage of the bill, as amended, that would provide $36.1 billion in fiscal 2016 to fund the Energy Department, the Army Corps of Engineers, the Interior Department's Bureau of Reclamation and several regional water and power authorities. It would provide $29.0 billion for the Energy Department, of which $12.3 billion would be designated for the National Nuclear Security Administration. It also would provide $5.6 billion for the Army Corps of Engineers and $1.1 billion for the Interior Department's Bureau of Reclamation. Passed 240-177. Note: A "nay" vote was a vote in support of the president's position. Congressional Record p. H2783

  • May 1, 2015House Vote 214 Fiscal 2016 Energy-Water Appropriations — Recommit
    Bera, D-Calif., motion to recommit the bill to the House Appropriations Committee with instructions to report back with an amendment that would increase funding for drought relief and state electricity energy reliability and assurance by $30 million. The cost would be offset by reducing policy and administration funding. Motion rejected 180-235. Congressional Record p. H2782

  • May 1, 2015 — Committee of the Whole amendment adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H2781

  • May 1, 2015House Vote 213 Fiscal 2016 Energy-Water Appropriations — Trinity River
    LaMalfa, R-Calif., amendment that would prohibit funds made available under the act from being used to deliver water to the Trinity river above the minimum requirements of the Trinity Record of Decision or to supplement flows in the Klamath River. Adopted 228-183. Congressional Record p. H2781

  • May 1, 2015House Vote 212 Fiscal 2016 Energy-Water Appropriations — Agriculture Activities
    LaMalfa, R-Calif., amendment that would prohibit funds made available under the act from being used to regulate agricultural activities identified as exemptions under certain sections of the Clean Water Act. Adopted 239-174. Congressional Record p. H2780

  • May 1, 2015House Vote 211 Fiscal 2016 Energy-Water Appropriations — Instream Flow Requirements
    McClintock, R-Calif., amendment that would prohibit funds made available under the act from being used to purchase water for the instream flow requirements in California that are mandated under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, the Central Valley Project Improvement Act or the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969. Adopted 228-183. Congressional Record p. H2779

  • May 1, 2015House Vote 210 Fiscal 2016 Energy-Water Appropriations — Reduce Funding
    Blackburn, R-Tenn., amendment that would reduce each amount made available under the act by 1 percent. Rejected 159-248. Congressional Record p. H2779

  • May 1, 2015House Vote 209 Fiscal 2016 Energy-Water Appropriations — Climate Change Model Development
    Gosar, R-Ariz., amendment that would prohibit funds made available under the act from being used for the Energy Department's Climate Model Development and Validation program. Adopted 224-184. Congressional Record p. H2778

  • May 1, 2015House Vote 208 Fiscal 2016 Energy-Water Appropriations — Liquefied Natural Gas Report
    Rothfus, R-Pa., amendment that would prohibit funds made available under the act from being used by the Energy Department to apply the June 4, 2014 report entitled "Life Cycle Greenhouse Gas Perspective on Exporting Liquefied Natural Gas from the United States" in any public interest determination under section 3 of the Natural Gas Act. Adopted 232-172. Congressional Record p. H2777

  • May 1, 2015 — Duncan, R-S.C., amendment to appropriate additional funds for Army Corps of Engineers investigations by reducing funds for Energy Department energy programs departmental administration by approximately $3 million, adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H2776-H2777

  • May 1, 2015 — Considered by the House. Congressional Record p. H2776-H2783

  • May 1, 2015 — LaMalfa, R-Calif., amendment, to prohibit use of funds to deliver water to the Trinity River above the minimum requirements of the Trinity Record of Decision or to supplement flows in the Klamath River, pending at recess. (In the legislative day that began April 30, 2015.) Congressional Record p. H2763, H2764

  • May 1, 2015 — LaMalfa, R-Calif., amendment, to prohibit the use of funds to implement, administer, or enforce the requirement in the Code of Federal Regulations, that activities identified in the Federal Water Pollution Control Act must be established or ongoing in order to receive an exemption under the Act, pending at recess. (In the legislative day that began April 30, 2015.) Congressional Record p. H2762-H2763

  • May 1, 2015 — McClintock, R-Calif., amendment, to prohibit the use of funds for the purchase of water to supplement or enhance instream water flow requirements in California, pending at recess. (In the legislative day that began April 30, 2015.) Congressional Record p. H2761, H2762

  • May 1, 2015 — Luetkemeyer, R-Mo., amendment no. 16, to prohibit the use of funds for the Missouri River Ecosystem Restoration Program (MRERP), adopted by voice vote. (In the legislative day that began April 30, 2015.) Congressional Record p. H2761

  • May 1, 2015 — Blackburn, R-Tenn., amendment no. 12, to reduce funding in the bill by 1 percent across-the-board, pending at recess. (In the legislative day that began April 30, 2015.) Congressional Record p. H2759-H2761

  • May 1, 2015 — Blackburn, R-Tenn., amendment no. 13, to prohibit the use of funds to finalize, promulgate, or enforce the DOE's proposed rule titled "Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products: Energy Conservation Standards for Residential Furnaces," adopted by voice vote. (In the legislative day that began April 30, 2015.) Congressional Record p. H2759

  • May 1, 2015 — Castro, D-Texas, amendment, to prohibit the use of funds in excess of $276,117,000 for additional funding for ongoing work on Flood and Storm Damage Reduction projects, rejected by voice vote. (In the legislative day that began April 30, 2015.) Congressional Record p. H2757-H2758

  • May 1, 2015 — Gosar, R-Ariz., amendment no. 10, to prohibit the use of funds for the Department of Energy's Climate Model Development and Validation program, pending at recess. (In the legislative day that began April 30, 2015.) Congressional Record p. H2757

  • May 1, 2015 — Grayson, D-Fla., amendment no. 22, to prohibit the use of funds to enter into contracts with individuals convicted of fraud, adopted voice vote. (In the legislative day that began April 30, 2015.) Congressional Record p. H2756-H2757

  • May 1, 2015 — Gosar, R-Ariz., amendment, to prohibit the use of funds for the removal of any Federally owned or operated dam, adopted by voice vote. (In the legislative day that began April 30, 2015.) Congressional Record p. H2756

  • May 1, 2015 — DelBene, D-Wash., amendment, to prohibit the use of funds for the purchase of welded shipboard anchor and mooring chain 4 inches in diameter and under unless the anchor and mooring chain are procured from a manufacturer that is part of the national technology and industrial base, adopted by voice vote. (In the legislative day that began April 30, 2015.) Congressional Record p. H2755-H2756

  • May 1, 2015 — Rothfus, R-Pa., amendment no. 5, to prohibit use of funds to apply the report titled "Life Cycle Greenhouse Gas Perspective on Exporting Liquified Natural Gas from the United States" in any public interest determination under the Natural Gas Act, pending at recess. (In the legislative day that began April 30, 2015.) Amendment text. Congressional Record p. H2754-H2755

  • May 1, 2015 — Jackson Lee, D-Texas, amendment, to prohibit the use of funds in contravention of the Department of Energy Organization Act, adopted by voice vote. (In the legislative day that began April 30, 2015.) Congressional Record p. H2753-H2754

  • May 1, 2015 — Abraham, R-La., amendment, to prohibit the use of funds to implement Executive Order 13690 and Federal Flood Risk Management Standard, adopted by voice vote. (In the legislative day that began April 30, 2015.) Congressional Record p. H2752-H2753

  • May 1, 2015 — Barton, R-Texas, amendment, to increase, by offset, funding for the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works by $30,000,000, adopted by voice vote. (In the legislative day that began April 30, 2015.) Congressional Record p. H2751-H2752

  • April 30, 2015House Vote 207 Fiscal 2016 Energy-Water Appropriations — Light Bulbs
    Burgess, R-Texas, amendment that would prohibit funds from being used to implement or enforce energy efficiency standards regarding incandescent light bulbs and other incandescent light sources. Adopted 232-189. Congressional Record p. H2724-H2726, H2750-H2751

  • April 30, 2015House Vote 206 Fiscal 2016 Energy-Water Appropriations — Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing
    Sanford, R-S.C., amendment that would eliminate all funds in the bill made available under the Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Loan Program, and would prohibit funds from being used to provide a loan under section 136 of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007. Rejected 171-250. Congressional Record p. H2722-H2724, H2750

  • April 30, 2015House Vote 205 Fiscal 2016 Energy-Water Appropriations — Nuclear Security and Facilities
    Hudson, R-La., amendment that would reduce funds in the bill by 11 percent across the board, except for those designated for the National Nuclear Security Administration, Environmental and Other Defense Activities or Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board. Rejected 143-278. Congressional Record p. H2721-H2722, H2749-H2750

  • April 30, 2015House Vote 204 Fiscal 2016 Energy-Water Appropriations — Weapons Activities
    Garamendi, D-Calif, amendment that would reduce the National Nuclear Security Administration weapons activities account by $25 million and apply the savings to the spending reduction account. Rejected 149-272. Congressional Record p. H2711-H2712, H2748-H2749

  • April 30, 2015House Vote 203 Fiscal 2016 Energy-Water Appropriations — Weapons Activities
    Quigley, D-Ill., amendment that would reduce the National Nuclear Security Administration weapons activities by $167 million and transfer the same amount to the spending reduction account. Rejected 164-257. Congressional Record p. H2711, H2748

  • April 30, 2015House Vote 202 Fiscal 2016 Energy-Water Appropriations — Advanced Research Projects Agency
    Swalwell, D-Calif., amendment that would increase funding for the Advanced Research Projects Agency by $20 million and reduce funding for departmental administration by a similar amount. Rejected 202-219. Congressional Record p. H2691-H2692, H2747-H2748

  • April 30, 2015House Vote 201 Fiscal 2016 Energy-Water Appropriations — Spending Reduction Account
    Ellison, D-Minn., amendment that would reduce funding for fossil energy research and development by $45 million and to apply the savings to the spending reduction account. Rejected 175-246. Congressional Record p. H2686-H2687, H2747

  • April 30, 2015House Vote 200 Fiscal 2016 Energy-Water Appropriations — Spending Reduction Account
    McClintock, R-Calif., amendment that would eliminate funding for the energy efficiency and renewable energy program, nuclear energy and fossil fuel research and apply the $3.2 billion savings to the spending reduction account. Rejected 110-311. Congressional Record p. H2746-H2747

  • April 30, 2015House Vote 199 Fiscal 2016 Energy-Water Appropriations — Spending Reduction Account
    Byrne, R-Ala., amendment that would eliminate funding for energy efficiency and renewable energy and to apply the savings of $1.7 billion to the spending reduction account. Rejected 139-282. Congressional Record p. H2745-H2746

  • April 30, 2015House Vote 198 Fiscal 2016 Energy-Water Appropriations — Energy Efficiency
    Swalwell, D-Calif., amendment that would increase funding for energy efficiency and renewable energy by $26 million and reduce funding for fossil energy by $34 million. Rejected 173-248. Congressional Record p. H2744-H2745

  • April 30, 2015House Vote 197 Fiscal 2016 Energy-Water Appropriations — Fossil Energy Research
    Griffith, R-Va., amendment that would increase funding for fossil energy research and development by $50 million and reduce funding for energy efficiency and renewable energy by a similar amount. Rejected 177-244. Congressional Record p. H2744

  • April 30, 2015House Vote 196 Fiscal 2016 Energy-Water Appropriations — Bureau of Reclamation
    Ruiz, D-Calif., amendment that would increase funding for water and related resources by $5 million and to reduce funding for fossil energy research and development by $20 million. Rejected 172-249. Congressional Record p. H2743-H2744

  • April 30, 2015House Vote 195 Fiscal 2016 Energy-Water Appropriations — Spending Reduction Account
    McClintock, R-Calif., amendment that would reduce funding for certain accounts and to apply the aggregate savings of $129 million to the spending reduction account. Rejected 126-295. Congressional Record p. H2743

  • April 30, 2015 — Stivers, R-Ohio, amendment, to prohibit the use of funds for the Cape Wind Energy Project on the Outer Continental Shelf off Massachusetts, Nantucket Sound, adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H2727

  • April 30, 2015 — Dent, R-Pa., amendment, to prohibits the use of funds by the Department of Energy to finalize, implement, or enforce the proposed rule titled "Standard Ceiling Fans and Ceiling Fan Light Kits," adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H2726-H2727

  • April 30, 2015 — Simpson, R-Idaho, point of order that the Cleaver, D-Mo. proposes to change existing law, sustained by the Chair. Congressional Record p. H2724

  • April 30, 2015 — Cleaver, D-Mo., amendment, to provide that total project costs in section 902 of the Water Resources Development Act of 1986 shall not apply with respect to any project that receives funds made available by Title I of this Act, fell when a point of order was sustained. Congressional Record p. H2724

  • April 30, 2015 — Engel, D-N.Y., amendment no. 7, to prohibit the use of funds to lease or purchase new light duty vehicles for any executive fleet, or for an agency's fleet inventory, except in accordance with presidential memorandum, adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H2722

  • April 30, 2015 — Simpson, R-Idaho, point of order that the Babin, R-Texas amendment no. 4 proposes to change existing law, sustained by the Chair. Congressional Record p. H2721

  • April 30, 2015 — Babin, R-Texas, amendment no. 4, to prohibit the use of funds under the heading "Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation" from being used to enter into new contracts with, or new agreements for federal assistance to the Islamic Republic of Iran except for contracts or agreements that include authority for the International Atomic Energy Agency to conduct anytime, anywhere inspections of civil and military sites within the Islamic Republic of Iran, fell when the point of order was sustained by the Chair. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. H2720-H2721

  • April 30, 2015 — Babin, R-Texas, amendment no. 3, to prohibit the use of funds under the heading "Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation" from being made available to enter into new contracts with, or new agreements for federal assistance to the Islamic Republic of Iran except for contracts or agreements that require the Islamic Republic of Iran to cease the pursuit, acquisition, and development of nuclear weapons technology, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. H2719-H2720

  • April 30, 2015 — McKinley, R-W.Va., amendment, to prohibit the use of the funds to transform the National Energy Technology Laboratory into a government-owned, contractor-operated laboratory, or to consolidate or close the National Energy Technology Laboratory, adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H2719

  • April 30, 2015 — Langevin, D-R.I., amendment, to increase the funding for the Naval Reactor account by $2,426,000 and reduces funding for the Federal Salaries and Expenses by $2,500,000, adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H2715-H2716

  • April 30, 2015 — Garamendi, D-Calif., amendment, to reduce funds for Defense Nuclear Non-Proliferation by $125,000,000 and increase funds for Environmental and other Defense activities, Defense Environmental clean up by the same amount, rejected by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H2714-H2715

  • April 30, 2015 — Fortenberry, R-Neb., amendment, to increase, by offset, funding for Defense Nuclear Non-Proliferation by $13,802,000, adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H2712-H2714

  • April 30, 2015 — Jackson Lee, D-Texas, amendment, to redirect $1,000,000 in funding within the Departmental Administration account, adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H2692-H2693

  • April 30, 2015 — Titus, D-Nev., amendment, to reduce funding for Nuclear Waste Disposal by $150,000,000 and apply the savings to the spending reduction account, rejected by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H2689-H2691

  • April 30, 2015 — Foster, D-Ill., amendment, increased funding for Science Activities by $239,749,000 and reduced funding for National Nuclear Security Weapons Activities by a similar amount, withdrawn by unanimous consent. Congressional Record p. H2688-H2689

  • April 30, 2015 — Flores, R-Texas, amendment, to increase funding for Science by $2,500,000 and reduced funding for Salaries and Expenses of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission by $25,000,000, withdrawn by unanimous consent. Congressional Record p. H2688

  • April 30, 2015 — Heck, R-Nev., amendment, to increase funding for Nuclear Energy by $75,000,000 and to zero out funding for Nuclear Waste Disposal, rejected by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H2686

  • April 30, 2015 — Considered by the House. Congressional Record p. H2685-H2688, H2710-H2727

  • April 30, 2015 — DelBene, D-Wash., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 31. Congressional Record p. H2774

  • April 30, 2015 — Quigley, D-Ill., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 30. Congressional Record p. H2774

  • April 30, 2015 — Burgess, R-Texas, amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 29. Congressional Record p. H2774

  • April 30, 2015 — Titus, D-Nev., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 28. Congressional Record p. H2773-H2774

  • April 30, 2015 — Ellison, D-Minn., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 27. Congressional Record p. H2773

  • April 30, 2015 — Garamendi, D-Calif., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 26. Congressional Record p. H2773

  • April 30, 2015 — Garamendi, D-Calif., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 25. Congressional Record p. H2773

  • April 30, 2015 — Garamendi, D-Calif., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 24. Congressional Record p. H2773

  • April 30, 2015 — Dent, R-Pa., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 23. Congressional Record p. H2773

  • April 29, 2015 — McClintock, R-Calif., amendment, to zero out funding for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, reduce Nuclear Energy by $691,886,000, and zero out funding for Fossil Energy and to apply the aggregate savings of $2,954,660,000 to the spending reduction account, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. H2650-H2651

  • April 29, 2015 — Byrne, R-Ala., amendment, to zero out funding for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy and to apply the savings of $1,657,774,000, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. H26549-H2650

  • April 29, 2015 — Cohen, D-Tenn., amendment, to increase funding for energy Efficiency and Renewable energy by $2,000,000 and reduces Departmental Administration by a similar amount, adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H2648-H2649

  • April 29, 2015 — Bonamici, D-Ore., amendment, to increase funding for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy by $9,000,000 and reduces funding for Departmental Administration, adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H2648

  • April 29, 2015 — Perry, R-Pa., amendment, to increase funding for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy by $22,300,000 and to reduce funding for Departmental Administration by a similar amount, withdrawn by unanimous consent. Congressional Record p. H2647-H2648

  • April 29, 2015 — Swalwell, D-Calif., amendment, to increase funding for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy by $25,500,000 and to reduce funding for Fossil Energy by $34,000,000, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. H2647

  • April 29, 2015 — Lamborn, R-Colo., amendment, by offsets, increases funding for Energy Efficiency and Renewable energy by $4,000,000, adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H2646-H2647

  • April 29, 2015 — Castor, D-Fla., amendment, to increase funding for energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy by $266.161,000 and reduce funding for Fossil Energy Research and Development by $355,000,000, rejected by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H2645-H2646

  • April 29, 2015 — Griffith, R-Va., amendment, to increase funding for Fossil Energy Research and Development by $5,000,000 and reduce funding for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy by a similar amount, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. H2645

  • April 29, 2015 — Tipton, R-Colo., amendment, to increase funding for Water and Related Resources by $2,000,000 and reduce funding for Department Administration by a similar amount, adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H2643-H2644

  • April 29, 2015 — Ruiz, D-Calif., amendment, to increase funding for Water and Related Resources by $5,000,000 and to reduce funding for Fossil Energy Research and Development by $2,000,000, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. H2642-H2643

  • April 29, 2015 — Beyer, D-Va., amendment, to strike section 105 from the bill. Section 105 prohibits us of funds in the bill by the Corps of Engineers to develop, adopt, implement, administer, or enforce any change to the regulation and guidance pertaining to the definition of waters under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, rejected by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H2641-H2642

  • April 29, 2015 — Beyer, D-Va., amendment, to strike section 104 from the bill. Section 104 prohibits use of funds by the corps of Engineers to develop adopt, implement, administer, or enforce and change to the regulations pertaining to definitions of terms "fill material" or "discharge of fill material," rejected by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H2640-H2641

  • April 29, 2015 — McClintock, R-Calif., amendment, to reduce funding for sundry accounts and to apply the aggregate savings of $128,920,000 to the spending reduction amount, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. H2638-H2640

  • April 29, 2015 — Gosar, R-Ariz., amendment, that reduces funding for the Regulatory Program by $424,000 and increases funding for the Office of Inspector General by a similar amount, adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H2638

  • April 29, 2015 — Rice, R-S.C., amendment, to decrease Regulatory funding by $4,500,000 and increase funding for Operations and Maintenance by a similar amount, withdrawn by unanimous consent. Congressional Record p. H2637-H2638

  • April 29, 2015 — Huizenga, R-Mich., amendment no. 6, to increase Corps of Engineers-Operations and Maintenance by $36.3 million and reduces DOE-Departmental Administration by $36.7 million, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. H2635-H2637

  • April 29, 2015 — Crawford, R-Ark., amendment, to increase Corps of Engineers-Mississippi River and Tributaries by $27 million, reduce DOE-Energy Efficient and Renewable Energy by $96 million, withdrawn by unanimous consent. Congressional Record p. H2635

  • April 29, 2015 — Duffy, R-Wis., amendment, to decrease then increase Army Corp of Engineers funding for Construction by $10 million for the support of the Great Lakes Fishery and Ecosystem Restoration Program, adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H2634-H2635

  • April 29, 2015 — Murphy, D-Fla., amendment, to increase Army Corps of Engineers-Construction by $1 million, reduces Corps of Engineers-Expenses by the same amount, adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H2633-H2634

  • April 29, 2015 — Gosar, R-Ariz., amendment, to increase Army Corps of Engineers-Construction by $1 million, reduces DOE-Departmental Administration by the same amount, adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H2633

  • April 29, 2015 — Gosar, R-Ariz., amendment, to increase the Army Corps of Engineers-Investigations by $1 million, reduces DOE-Departmental Administration by the same amount, adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H2633

  • April 29, 2015 — Considered by the House. Congressional Record p. H2623-H2651

  • April 29, 2015House Vote 176 Fiscal 2016 Military Construction-VA and Energy-Water Appropriations — Rule
    Adoption of the rule (H Res 223) that would provide for House floor consideration of the fiscal 2016 military construction and veterans affairs bill (HR 2029) and for consideration of the fiscal 2016 energy and water development bill (HR 2028). The rule also would "deem" as effective for House budget enforcement purposes the discretionary spending allocations in the fiscal 2016 budget resolution (H Con Res 27) that was adopted by the House in March. Adopted 240-186. Congressional Record p. H2514

  • April 28, 2015 — Rules Committee resolution, H Res 223, reported to the House as a rule for HR 2028.

  • April 28, 2015Statement of Administration Policy issued by Office of Management and Budget.

  • April 28, 2015 — House Rules Committee granted a modified-open rule providing for consideration of the bill. Congressional Record p. H2495, D455

  • April 28, 2015 — Rules Committee vote: Rule for Floor Consideration of Military Construction-VA and Energy-Water Appropriations Bills-Budget Resolution Force and Effect
    Rejected 2-8.

  • April 28, 2015 — Full committee consideration and markup held by the House Rules Committee.

    April 28, 2015 — Committee Vote: Rule for Floor Consideration of Military Construction-VA and Energy-Water Appropriations Bills — Vote to Report

    Provide a modified open rule for floor consideration of a $76.1 billion fiscal 2016 spending bill for Military Construction-VA and a $35.4 billion Energy-Water appropriations bill.

    The rule would provide one hour of debate for each bill. Under the rule, members could offer amendments that comply with House rules with time limits on amendment debate, according to the committee. The time limit for debate would be 10 minutes. The chairman and ranking member of the Appropriations Committee may offer up to 10 pro forma amendments each.

    The rule would waive all points of order against consideration of the bill and its provisions and would waive points of order against provisions in each bill for failure to comply with clause 2 of rule XXI, which bans appropriations bills from legislating.

    It would provides one motion to recommit each bill with or without instructions.

    Ordered reported favorably to the full House 8-2.

    April 28, 2015 — Committee Vote: Rule for Floor Consideration of Military Construction-VA and Energy-Water Appropriations Bills — Budget Resolution Force and Effect
    McGovern, D-Mass. —

    Amendment that would make in order an amendment by Jim McGovern, D-Mass., to strike the section of the rule that deems the provisions of the Republican budget resolution to have full force and effect.

    Rejected 2-8.
  • April 28, 2015 — Huizenga, R-Mich., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 6. Congressional Record p. H2501

  • April 28, 2015 — Rothfus, R-Pa., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 5. Congressional Record p. H2501

  • April 27, 2015 — Babin, R-Texas, amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 4. Congressional Record p. H2475-H2476

  • April 27, 2015 — Babin, R-Texas, amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 3. Congressional Record p. H2475

  • April 27, 2015 — McClintock, R-Calif., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 2. Congressional Record p. H2475

  • April 27, 2015 — McClintock, R-Calif., amendment introduced in the House: amendment no 1. Congressional Record p. H2475

  • April 24, 2015 — Reported to the House as a an original bill by the House Appropriations Committee and placed on the Union Calendar. H Rept 114-91Congressional Record p. H2474

  • April 24, 2015 — Introduced as an original bill and placed on the Union Calendar. Congressional Record p. H2474

  • April 22, 2015 — Full committee consideration and markup held by the House Appropriations Committee.

    April 22, 2015 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2016 Energy-Water Appropriations — Manager's Amendment
      M. Simpson, R-Idaho —

    Manager’s amendment that would make technical changes and updates to the committee report.

    Adopted by voice vote.

    April 22, 2015 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2016 Energy-Water Appropriations — Energy Research
      M. Simpson, R-Idaho —

    Amendment that would increase funding for smart grid and cybersecurity research at the Energy Department by $27.5 million. The increase would be offset largely by a $25 million reduction in the $50 million that the bill provides the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to continue the legally mandated licensing review of the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository.

    Adopted by voice vote.

    April 22, 2015 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2016 Energy-Water Appropriations — Clean Water Act and Gun Provisions
      Kaptur, D-Ohio —

    Amendment that would strike three provisions: one that would allow people to carry guns on Army Corps of Engineers land; one that would block a proposal to define the reach of the Clean Water Act; and one that would bar changes to the definition of fill material under that act.

    Rejected 18-31.

    April 22, 2015 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2016 Energy-Water Appropriations — Feasibility Study
      Valadao, R-Calif. —

    Amendment that would instruct the Commissioner of Bureau of Reclamation to complete feasibility studies prescribed by earlier laws.

    Adopted by voice vote.

    April 22, 2015 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2016 Energy-Water Appropriations — Offshore Tax Havens
      DeLauro, D-Conn. —

    Amendment that would prevent funds from being used to enter into a contract with any entity incorporated in Bermuda or the Cayman Islands.

    Rejected 24-26.

    April 22, 2015 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2016 Energy-Water Appropriations — National Oceans Policy
      Farr, D-Calif. —

    Amendment that would strike a provision barring funds for the National Ocean Policy.

    Rejected 20-29.

    April 22, 2015 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2016 Energy-Water Appropriations — Hanford Nuclear Reservation
      Herrera Beutler, R-Wash. —

    Amendment that would add report language distinguishing between various areas of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.

    Adopted by voice vote.

    April 22, 2015 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2016 Energy-Water Appropriations — Vote to Report

    Provide $35.4 billion in fiscal 2016 Energy-Water appropriations, a $1.2 billion increase above current levels and short of the Obama administration’s request by $633 million.

    Funding Levels

    Under the bill, applied energy research programs at the Energy Department would receive $10.3 billion, a $64 million increase from fiscal 2015. Fossil-fuel programs would see $605 million, a $34 million boost from current levels, while nuclear power would receive $936 million, a $23 million increase.

    The bill would send $5.6 billion to the Army Corps of Engineers, a $142 million boost and $865 million more than the request.

    Renewable and efficiency programs would get $1.7 billion, a cut of $279 million from fiscal 2015. The Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy, which focuses on experimental energy technologies, would receive $280 million.

    Science programs would see $5.1 billion, or a $29 million boost.

    DOE’s nuclear weapons program would see $12.3 billion under the bill, a $922 million increase from current levels, while nuclear cleanup programs would receive $5.9 billion.

    The Bureau of Reclamation would receive $1.1 billion under the bill, a $35 million reduction from current levels.

    The bill would provide $150 million for Yucca Mountain.

    As amended, the bill would increase funding for smart grid and cybersecurity research at the Energy Department by $27.5 million, offset by a reduction in funding for a Nuclear Regulatory Commission licensing review of Yucca Mountain.

    Policy Provisions

    The bill includes a rider that would block the joint EPA-Corps proposed Waters of the United States rule. A second rider would prevent the administration from making regulatory changes that would impede the disposal of fill material from mountaintop removal coal mining.

    The bill would allow the possession of firearms on Army Corps lands, while barring agencies it funds from coordinating on Obama’s National Oceans Policy.

    Adopted by voice vote.
  • April 15, 2015 — House Appropriations Committee, Energy-Water Subcommittee vote: Fiscal 2016 Energy-Water Appropriations-Vote to Approve
    Approved for full committee consideration by voice vote.

  • April 15, 2015 — Subcommittee consideration and markup held by the House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development.

    April 15, 2015 — Subcommittee Vote: Fiscal 2016 Energy-Water Appropriations — Vote to Approve

    Provide $35.4 billion to the Energy Department, the Army Corps of Engineers, the Interior Department’s Bureau of Reclamation and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

    It would direct $10.3 billion to applied energy research programs, a $64 million increase from fiscal 2015. Fossil-fuel programs would receive $605 million, while nuclear power would receive $936 million.

    It would allocate $1.7 billion to renewable and efficiency programs would get $1.7 billion. The Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy would receive $280 million.

    The measure would give the Energy Department $150 million for activities related to the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository, as well as $50 million to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to continue the licensing process for the site.

    The Army Corps would receive $5.6 billion under the measure.

    The bill would block the Obama administration’s proposed rule to define the scope of regulated waters under the Clean Water Act. It also would prevent the executive branch from making regulatory changes that would impede the disposal of fill material from mountaintop removal coal mining.

    Approved for full committee consideration by voice vote.
  • April 13, 2015Draft bill text released by Rep. M. Simpson, R-Idaho, Energy and Water Development Subcommittee.

  • March 25, 2015 — Subcommittee hearing held by the House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development.

  • March 24, 2015 — Subcommittee hearing held by the House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development.

  • March 18, 2015 — Subcommittee hearing held by the House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development.

  • March 17, 2015 — Subcommittee hearing held by the House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development.

  • March 17, 2015 — Subcommittee hearing held by the House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development.

  • March 4, 2015 — Subcommittee hearing held by the House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development.

  • Feb. 26, 2015 — Subcommittee hearing held by the House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development.