Federal - HR 5325

Zika Response and Preparedness Act

Introduced

May 25, 2016

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A bill making appropriations for the Legislative Branch for the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2017 (official title to be confirmed).

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  • Sept. 29, 2016 — Became Public Law, PL 114-223, 130 Stat. 857. Congressional Record p. D1039

  • Sept. 29, 2016 — Signed by the president. Congressional Record p. H6150, D1039

  • Sept. 29, 2016 — Enrolled measure signed in the Senate. Congressional Record p. S6266

  • Sept. 28, 2016Kaine, D-Va., Senate speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.151, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. S6183

  • Sept. 28, 2016Kaine, D-Va., Senate speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.150, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. S6183

  • Sept. 28, 2016Kaine, D-Va., Senate speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.149, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. S6182

  • Sept. 28, 2016Cardenas, D-Calif., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.573, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H6094

  • Sept. 28, 2016 — Enrolled measure signed in the House. Congressional Record p. H6113, H6150

  • Sept. 28, 2016 — Measure cleared for the president. Congressional Record p. H6093

  • Sept. 28, 2016 — Measure passed in the House via motion to concur by roll call vote, 342-85. Congressional Record p. H6093

  • Sept. 28, 2016House Vote 573 Fiscal 2017 Continuing Appropriations — Motion to Concur
    Rogers, R-Ky., motion to concur in the Senate amendment to the bill that would provide $82.3 billion in discretionary funding for the Veterans Affairs Department, military construction and military housing in fiscal 2017. It also would fund other government operations through Dec. 9, 2016, at roughly 0.5 percent less than fiscal 2016 levels; provide $1.1 billion in emergency funding to combat the Zika virus; and provide $500 million for the Community Development Block Grant program to respond to major disasters declared in 2016. Motion agreed to 342-85. Congressional Record p. H6089-H6094

  • Sept. 28, 2016 — Senate amendment considered by the House. Congressional Record p. H6072-H6094

  • Sept. 28, 2016 — Considered by the House. Congressional Record p. H6072-H6094

  • Sept. 28, 2016 — House rule, H Res 901, agreed to by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H6072

  • Sept. 28, 2016 — Rules Committee resolution, H Res 901, reported to the House as a rule for HR 5325.

  • Sept. 28, 2016Senate Vote 151 Fiscal 2017 Continuing Appropriations — Passage
    Passage of the bill that, as amended, would provide $82.3 billion in discretionary funding for the Veterans Affairs Department, military construction and military housing in fiscal 2017. It also would fund other government operations through Dec. 9, 2016, at roughly 0.5 percent less than fiscal 2016 levels; provide $1.1 billion in emergency funding to combat the Zika virus; and provide $500 million for the Community Development Block Grant program to respond to major disasters declared in 2016. Passed 72-26. Congressional Record p. S6183

  • Sept. 28, 2016Senate Vote 150 Fiscal 2017 Continuing Appropriations — Cloture
    Motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the bill that, as amended, would provide $82.3 billion in discretionary funding for the Veterans Affairs Department, military construction and military housing in fiscal 2017. It also would fund other government operations through Dec. 9, 2016, at roughly 0.5 percent less than fiscal 2016 levels; provide $1.1 billion in emergency funding to combat the Zika virus; and provide $500 million for the Community Development Block Grant program to respond to major disasters declared in 2016. Motion agreed to 77-21. 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 voice vote.) Congressional Record p. S6166, S6173-S6183

  • Sept. 28, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to reconsider the vote on which cloture was not invoked on the bill, agreed to by voice vote. Congressional Record p. S6166, S6173-S6183

  • Sept. 28, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to proceed to the McConnell motion to reconsider the vote on which cloture was not invoked on the bill, agreed to by voice vote. Congressional Record p. S6166, S6173-S6183

  • Sept. 28, 2016Senate Vote 149 Fiscal 2017 Continuing Appropriations 'Shell' — Cloture
    Motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the Cochran, R-Miss., substitute amendment no. 5082 that would provide $82.3 billion in discretionary funding for the Veterans Affairs Department, military construction and military housing in fiscal 2017. The substitute also would fund other government operations through Dec. 9, 2016, at roughly 0.5 percent less than fiscal 2016 levels; provide $1.1 billion in emergency funding to combat the Zika virus; and provide $500 million for the Community Development Block Grant program to respond to major disasters declared in 2016. Motion agreed to 77-21. 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 voice vote.) Congressional Record p. S6166, S6173-S6182

  • Sept. 28, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to reconsider the vote on which cloture was not invoked on the Cochran, R-Miss., substitute amendment no. 5082, agreed to by voice vote. Congressional Record p. S6166, S6173-S6182

  • Sept. 28, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to proceed to the McConnell motion to reconsider the vote on which cloture was not invoked on the Cochran, R-Miss., substitute amendment no. 5082, agreed to by voice vote. Congressional Record p. S6166, S6173-S6182

  • Sept. 28, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment no. 5089 to McConnell amendment no. 5088, that would change the enactment date, fell when McConnell amendment no. 5088 fell. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S6166, S6173-S6182

  • Sept. 28, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment no. 5088 to the instructions of the McConnell motion to commit the bill, that would change the enactment date, fell when the motion to commit the bill fell. Congressional Record p. S6166, S6173-S6182

  • Sept. 28, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to commit the bill to the Senate Appropriations Committee with instructions to report back to the Senate immediately with amendment no. 5087, that would change the enactment date, fell when cloture was invoked on the Cochran, R-Miss., substitute amendment no. 5082. Congressional Record p. S6166, S6173-S6182

  • Sept. 28, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment no. 5086 to McConnell amendment no. 5085, that would change the enactment date, fell when McConnell amendment no. 5085 was withdrawn by unanimous consent. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S6166, S6173-S6182

  • Sept. 28, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment no. 5085 to the language proposed to be stricken by the Cochran, R-Miss., substitute amendment no. 5082, that would change the enactment date, withdrawn by unanimous consent. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S6166, S6173-S6182

  • Sept. 28, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment no. 5084 to McConnell amendment no. 5083, that would change the enactment date, fell when McConnell amendment no. 5083 was withdrawn by unanimous consent. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S6166, S6173-S6182

  • Sept. 28, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment no. 5083 to the Cochran, R-Miss., substitute amendment no. 5082, that would change the enactment date, withdrawn by unanimous consent. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S6166, S6173-S6182

  • Sept. 28, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., for Cochran, R-Miss., substitute amendment no. 5082, that would provide funding for the Veterans Affairs Department, military construction and military housing for fiscal 2017. It would fund other government operations through Dec. 9, 2016, at 0.496 percent less than the fiscal 2016 levels, and would provide $1.1 billion to combat the Zika virus and $500 million for Community Development Block Grants to respond to major disasters, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S6166, S6173-S6182

  • Sept. 28, 2016 — Considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S6166, S6173-S6183

  • Sept. 28, 2016Statement of Administration Policy issued by Office of Management and Budget.

  • Sept. 28, 2016 — House Rules Committee granted a closed rule providing for consideration of the bill. Congressional Record p. H6070

  • Sept. 28, 2016 — Heller, R-Nev., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 5105 (5082). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S6244-S6245

  • Sept. 27, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to reconsider the vote on which cloture was not invoked on the bill, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S6108-S6112, S6112-S6126

  • Sept. 27, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to reconsider the vote on which cloture was not invoked on the Cochran, R-Miss., substitute amendment no. 5082, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S6108-S6112, S6112-S6126

  • Sept. 27, 2016Senate Vote 147 Fiscal 2017 Continuing Appropriations 'Shell' — Cloture
    Motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the bill that would provide $3.5 billion for legislative branch operations, excluding Senate operations, in fiscal 2017. The bill is intended to serve as the legislative vehicle for a measure that would provide funding for the federal government after Sept. 30, 2016. Motion rejected 40-59. Note: Three-fifths of the total Senate (60) is required to invoke cloture. Congressional Record p. S6093-S6108

  • Sept. 27, 2016Senate Vote 146 Fiscal 2017 Continuing Appropriations 'Shell' — Cloture
    Motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the Cochran, R-Miss., substitute amendment no. 5082 that would provide $82.3 billion in discretionary funding for the Veterans Affairs Department, military construction and military housing in fiscal 2017. The substitute also would fund other government operations through Dec. 9, 2016, at roughly 0.5 percent less than fiscal 2016 levels; provide $1.1 billion in emergency funding to combat the Zika virus; and provide $500 million for the Community Development Block Grant program to respond to major disasters declared in 2016. Motion rejected 45-55. Note: Three-fifths of the total Senate (60) is required to invoke cloture. Congressional Record p. S6093-S6108

  • Sept. 27, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment no. 5089 to McConnell amendment no. 5088, that would change the enactment date, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S6093-S6108, S6108-S6112, S6112-S6126

  • Sept. 27, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment no. 5088 to the instructions of the McConnell motion to commit the bill, that would change the enactment date, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S6093-S6108, S6108-S6112, S6112-S6126

  • Sept. 27, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to commit the bill to the Senate Appropriations Committee with instructions to report back to the Senate immediately with amendment no. 5087, that would change the enactment date, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S6093-S6108, S6108-S6112, S6112-S6126

  • Sept. 27, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment no. 5086 to McConnell amendment no. 5085, that would change the enactment date, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S6093-S6108, S6108-S6112, S6112-S6126

  • Sept. 27, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment no. 5085 to the language proposed to be stricken by the Cochran, R-Miss., substitute amendment no. 5082, that would change the enactment date, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S6093-S6108, S6108-S6112, S6112-S6126

  • Sept. 27, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment no. 5084 to McConnell amendment no. 5083, that would change the enactment date, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S6093-S6108, S6108-S6112, S6112-S6126

  • Sept. 27, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment no. 5083 to the Cochran, R-Miss., substitute amendment no. 5082, that would change the enactment date, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S6093-S6108, S6108-S6112, S6112-S6126

  • Sept. 27, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., for Cochran, R-Miss., substitute amendment no. 5082, that would provide funding for the Veterans Affairs Department, military construction and military housing for fiscal 2017. It would fund other government operations through Dec. 9, 2016, at 0.496 percent less than the fiscal 2016 levels, and would provide $1.1 billion to combat the Zika virus and $500 million for Community Development Block Grants to respond to major disasters, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S6093-S6108, S6108-S6112, S6112-S6126

  • Sept. 27, 2016 — Considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S6093-S6108, S6108-S6112, S6112-S6126

  • Sept. 27, 2016 — L. Graham, R-S.C., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 5104. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S6144, S6161

  • Sept. 27, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 5103. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S6144-S6161

  • Sept. 26, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the bill (60 votes required), pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S6075-S6076

  • Sept. 26, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the Cochran, R-Miss., substitute amendment no. 5082 (60 votes required), pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S6075-S6076

  • Sept. 26, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment no. 5089 to McConnell amendment no. 5088, that would change the enactment date, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S6075-S6076

  • Sept. 26, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment no. 5088 to the instructions of the McConnell motion to commit the bill, that would change the enactment date, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S6075-S6076

  • Sept. 26, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to commit the bill to the Senate Appropriations Committee with instructions to report back to the Senate immediately with amendment no. 5087, that would change the enactment date, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S6075-S6076

  • Sept. 26, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment no. 5086 to McConnell amendment no. 5085, that would change the enactment date, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S6075-S6076

  • Sept. 26, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment no. 5085 to the language proposed to be stricken by Cochran, R-Miss., substitute amendment no. 5082, that would change the enactment date, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S6075-S6076

  • Sept. 26, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment no. 5084 to McConnell amendment no. 5083, that would change the enactment date, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S6075-S6076

  • Sept. 26, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment no. 5083 to the Cochran, R-Miss., substitute amendment no. 5082, that would change the enactment date, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S6075-S6076

  • Sept. 26, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., for Cochran, R-Miss., substitute amendment no. 5082, that would provide funding for the Veterans Affairs Department, military construction and military housing for fiscal 2017. It would fund other government operations through Dec. 9, 2016, at 0.496 percent less than the fiscal 2016 levels, and would provide $1.1 billion to combat the Zika virus and $500 million for Community Development Block Grants to respond to major disasters, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S6075-S6076

  • Sept. 26, 2016 — Considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S6075-S6076

  • Sept. 26, 2016 — H. Reid, D-Nev., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 5102. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S6085

  • Sept. 26, 2016 — Rand Paul, R-Ky., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 5092 (5082). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S6085

  • Sept. 26, 2016 — McCain, R-Ariz., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 5093 (5082). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S6085

  • Sept. 26, 2016 — H. Reid, D-Nev., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 5094. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S6085

  • Sept. 26, 2016 — H. Reid, D-Nev., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 5095. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S6085

  • Sept. 26, 2016 — H. Reid, D-Nev., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 5096. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S6085

  • Sept. 26, 2016 — H. Reid, D-Nev., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 5097. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S6085

  • Sept. 26, 2016 — H. Reid, D-Nev., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 5098. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S6085

  • Sept. 26, 2016 — H. Reid, D-Nev., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 5099. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S6085

  • Sept. 26, 2016 — H. Reid, D-Nev., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 5100. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S6085

  • Sept. 26, 2016 — H. Reid, D-Nev., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 5101. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S6085

  • Sept. 22, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the bill (60 votes required), pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S5969-S5971

  • Sept. 22, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the Cochran, R-Miss., substitute amendment no. 5082 (60 votes required), pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S5969-S5971

  • Sept. 22, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment no. 5089 to McConnell amendment no. 5088, that would change the enactment date, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S5969-S5971

  • Sept. 22, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment no. 5088, to the instructions of the McConnell motion to commit the bill, that would change the enactment date, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S5969-S5971

  • Sept. 22, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to commit the bill to the Senate Appropriations Committee with instructions to report back to the Senate immediately with amendment no. 5087, that would change the enactment date, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S5969-S5971

  • Sept. 22, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment no. 5086 to McConnell amendment no. 5085, that would change the enactment date, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S5968-S5971

  • Sept. 22, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment no. 5085 to the language proposed to be stricken by Cochran, R-Miss., substitute amendment no. 5082, that would change the enactment date, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S5968-S5971

  • Sept. 22, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment no. 5084 to McConnell amendment no. 5083, that would change the enactment date, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S5968-S5971

  • Sept. 22, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment no. 5083 to the Cochran, R-Miss., substitute amendment no. 5082, that would change the enactment date, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S5968-S5971

  • Sept. 22, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., for Cochran, R-Miss., substitute amendment no. 5082, that would provide funding for the Veterans Affairs Department, military construction and military housing for fiscal 2017. It would fund other government operations through Dec. 9, 2016, at 0.496 percent less than the fiscal 2016 levels, and would provide $1.1 billion to combat the Zika virus and $500 million for Community Development Block Grants to respond to major disasters, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S5968-S5971

  • Sept. 22, 2016 — Considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S5968-S5971

  • Sept. 22, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to proceed to the bill, agreed to by voice vote. Congressional Record p. S5968

  • Sept. 22, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 5089 (5088). Congressional Record p. S6043, S6062

  • Sept. 22, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 5088 (5087). Congressional Record p. S6043, S6062

  • Sept. 22, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 5087. Congressional Record p. S6043, S6062

  • Sept. 22, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 5086 (5085). Congressional Record p. S6043, S6062

  • Sept. 22, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 5085. Congressional Record p. S6043, S6062

  • Sept. 22, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 5084 (5083). Congressional Record p. S6043, S6061

  • Sept. 22, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 5083 (5082). Congressional Record p. S6043, S6061

  • Sept. 22, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky. (for Cochran, R-Miss.), amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 5082. Congressional Record p. S6043-S6061

  • Sept. 21, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to proceed to the bill, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S5915-S5921, S5935-S5946

  • Sept. 20, 2016Kaine, D-Va., Senate speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.144, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. S5904

  • Sept. 20, 2016Senate Vote 144 Fiscal 2017 Continuing Appropriations 'Shell' — Cloture
    Motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the McConnell, R-Ky., motion to proceed to the bill that would provide $3.5 billion for legislative branch operations, excluding Senate operations, in fiscal 2017. The bill is intended to serve as the legislative vehicle for a measure that would provide funding for the federal government after Sept. 30, 2016. Motion agreed to 89-7. Note: Three-fifths of the total Senate (60) is required to invoke cloture. Congressional Record p. S5893-S5902, S5902-S5904, S5904-S5905

  • Sept. 20, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to proceed to the bill, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S5893-S5902, S5902-S5904, S5904-S5905

  • Sept. 20, 2016 — Sasse, R-Neb., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 5079. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5910

  • Sept. 20, 2016 — Toomey, R-Pa., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 5080. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5910

  • Sept. 19, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to proceed to the bill, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S5873-S5876

  • Sept. 15, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to proceed to the bill, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S5811

  • Sept. 12, 2016 — 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. S5487-S5489

  • Sept. 12, 2016 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to proceed to the bill, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S5487-S5489

  • June 26, 2016Cohen, D-Tenn., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.294, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E990

  • June 26, 2016Cohen, D-Tenn., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.292, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E990

  • June 26, 2016Cohen, D-Tenn., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.290, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E990

  • June 26, 2016Cohen, D-Tenn., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.293, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E990

  • June 26, 2016Cohen, D-Tenn., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.291, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E990

  • June 26, 2016Cohen, D-Tenn., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.289, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E990

  • June 24, 2016Cohen, D-Tenn., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.294, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E990

  • June 24, 2016Cohen, D-Tenn., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.292, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E990

  • June 24, 2016Cohen, D-Tenn., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.290, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E990

  • June 24, 2016Cohen, D-Tenn., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.293, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E990

  • June 24, 2016Cohen, D-Tenn., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.291, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E990

  • June 24, 2016Cohen, D-Tenn., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.289, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E990

  • June 16, 2016S. Jackson Lee, D-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.294, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E935

  • June 16, 2016S. Jackson Lee, D-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.293, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E935

  • June 16, 2016S. Jackson Lee, D-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.292, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E935

  • June 16, 2016S. Jackson Lee, D-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.291, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E935

  • June 16, 2016S. Jackson Lee, D-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.290, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E935

  • June 16, 2016S. Jackson Lee, D-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.289, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E935

  • June 14, 2016Welch, D-Vt., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.283, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E912

  • June 14, 2016Gabbard, D-Hawaii, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.283, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E911

  • June 14, 2016Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.294, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E910

  • June 14, 2016Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.292, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E910

  • June 14, 2016Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.290, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E910

  • June 14, 2016Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.293, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E910

  • June 14, 2016Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.291, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E910

  • June 14, 2016Yarmuth, D-Ky., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.289, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E910

  • June 13, 2016C. Miller, R-Mich., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.292, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E897

  • June 13, 2016C. Miller, R-Mich., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.291, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E897

  • June 13, 2016C. Miller, R-Mich., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.289, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E897

  • June 13, 2016C. Miller, R-Mich., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.294, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E897

  • June 13, 2016C. Miller, R-Mich., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.290, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E897

  • June 13, 2016B. Lee, D-Calif., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.294, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E897

  • June 13, 2016B. Lee, D-Calif., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.292, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E897

  • June 13, 2016B. Lee, D-Calif., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.290, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E897

  • June 13, 2016B. Lee, D-Calif., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.293, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E897

  • June 13, 2016B. Lee, D-Calif., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.291, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E897

  • June 13, 2016B. Lee, D-Calif., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.289, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E897

  • June 13, 2016 — Received in the Senate and placed on the Senate Legislative Calendar by unanimous consent. Congressional Record p. S3827

  • June 10, 2016D. Black, R-Tenn., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.283, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E888

  • June 10, 2016Gutierrez, D-Ill., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.283, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E881

  • June 10, 2016Hardy, R-Nev., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.294, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H3694

  • June 10, 2016Hardy, R-Nev., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.293, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H3694

  • June 10, 2016Hardy, R-Nev., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.292, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H3694

  • June 10, 2016Hardy, R-Nev., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.291, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H3694

  • June 10, 2016Hardy, R-Nev., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.290, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H3694

  • June 10, 2016Hardy, R-Nev., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.289, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H3694

  • June 10, 2016Napolitano, D-Calif., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.293, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H3692

  • June 10, 2016Hurt, R-Va., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.290, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H3689

  • June 10, 2016D. Black, R-Tenn., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.289, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H3688

  • June 10, 2016House Vote 294 Fiscal 2017 Legislative Branch Appropriations — Passage
    Passage of the bill that would provide $3.5 billion for legislative branch operations, excluding Senate operations, in fiscal 2017. The total would include $1.2 billion for House operations, $629 million for the Library of Congress, $533 million for the Government Accountability Office, $552 million for the Architect of the Capitol and $391 million for the Capitol Police. Passed 233-175. Congressional Record p. H3692-H3693

  • June 10, 2016House Vote 293 Fiscal 2017 Legislative Branch Appropriations — Recommit
    Castro, D-Texas, motion to recommit the bill to the House Appropriations Committee with instructions to report back immediately with an amendment that would reduce funding for the Architect of the Capitol's capital construction and operations account by $200,000 and increase funding for Library of Congress salaries and expenses by the same amount, with the aim of letting the Library of Congress replace the term "illegal aliens" in subject headings as it has planned. Motion rejected 170-237. Congressional Record p. H3691-H3692

  • June 10, 2016 — Committee of the Whole amendment adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H3690

  • June 10, 2016House Vote 292 Fiscal 2017 Legislative Branch Appropriations — Office of Congressional Ethics
    Pearce, R-N.M., amendment that would reduce funding for the Office of Congressional Ethics by $190,970, to the fiscal 2016 level, and transfer the same amount to the spending reduction account. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 137-270. Congressional Record p. H3686-H3688, H3690

  • June 10, 2016 — Russell, R-Okla., amendment no. 12, that would bar use of funds to deliver printed copies of the Federal Register to House members, unless requested by a member, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. H3686

  • June 10, 2016House Vote 291 Fiscal 2017 Legislative Branch Appropriations — Office of Technology Assessment
    Takano, D-Calif., amendment that would appropriate $2.5 million to re-institute the Office of Technology Assessment, which would be offset by an equal funding reduction from the Architect of the Capitol's capital construction and operations account. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 179-223. Congressional Record p. H3685-H3686, H3689-H3690

  • June 10, 2016 — Grayson, D-Fla., amendment no. 10, that would bar use of funds for contracts to companies if they or their principals have been convicted of, indicted for, or civilly charged with various federal crimes, including fraud and embezzlement, or have more than $3,000 in delinquent taxes within the three-year period prior to the offer, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. H3684-H3685

  • June 10, 2016 — Gosar, R-Ariz., amendment no. 9, that would bar use of funds to deliver printed copies of the president's budget to the office of any House member, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. H3684

  • June 10, 2016 — Gosar, R-Ariz., amendment no. 8, that would bar use of funds to deliver printed copies of the U.S. House of Representatives Telephone Directory to the office of any House member, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. H3684

  • June 10, 2016House Vote 290 Fiscal 2017 Legislative Branch Appropriations — One Percent Reduction
    Blackburn, R-Tenn., amendment that would reduce spending levels throughout the bill by one percent, except for funding for the Capitol Police and its buildings and the Office of the Sergeant at Arms. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 165-237. Congressional Record p. H3688-H3689

  • June 10, 2016House Vote 289 Fiscal 2017 Legislative Branch Appropriations — Office of Good Jobs
    Ellison, D-Minn., amendment that would reduce funding for the Office of the Chief Administrative Officer by $1 million, and increase funding by an equal amount, with the aim of creating an Office of Good Jobs. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 157-241. Congressional Record p. H3688

  • June 10, 2016 — Considered by the House. Congressional Record p. H3683-H3693

  • June 9, 2016Blumenauer, D-Ore., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.283, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E874

  • June 9, 2016B. Lee, D-Calif., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.283, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E869-E870

  • June 9, 2016Hardy, R-Nev., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.286, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H3635

  • June 9, 2016Hardy, R-Nev., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.285, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H3635

  • June 9, 2016Hardy, R-Nev., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.283, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H3635

  • June 9, 2016S. Jackson Lee, D-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.286, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H3600

  • June 9, 2016Adrian Smith, R-Neb., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.285, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H3599

  • June 9, 2016 — Blackburn, R-Tenn., amendment no. 6, that would reduce the bill's spending levels by one percent across-the-board, except for funding for the Capitol Police and its buildings and the Office of the Sergeant at Arms, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. H3564-H3655

  • June 9, 2016 — Welch, D-Vt., amendment no. 4, that would provide an additional $250,000 for both the Capitol building and House office buildings accounts, and would reduce funding by $500,000 for the Architect of the Capitol capital construction and operations account, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. H3653-H3654

  • June 9, 2016 — Blumenauer, D-Ore., amendment no. 3, that would reduce funding for the Architect of the Capitol by $100,000, and increase funding by the same amount, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. H3652-H3653

  • June 9, 2016 — Ellison, D-Minn., amendment no. 2, that would reduce by $1 million, and increase by an equal amount, funding for the Office of the Chief Administrative Officer, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. H3651-H3652

  • June 9, 2016 — Considered by the House. Congressional Record p. H3635-H3655

  • June 9, 2016House Vote 286 Fiscal 2017 Legislative Branch Appropriations — Rule
    Adoption of rule (H Res 771) that would provide for House floor consideration of a bill (HR 5325) that would provide $3.5 billion in fiscal 2017 for legislative branch operations, excluding Senate operations. Adopted 237-182. Congressional Record p. H3599-H3600

  • June 9, 2016House Vote 285 Fiscal 2017 Legislative Branch Appropriations — Previous Question
    Woodall, R-Ga., motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 771) that would provide for House floor consideration of a bill (HR 5325) that would provide $3.5 billion in fiscal 2017 for legislative branch operations, excluding Senate operations. Motion agreed to 241-181. Congressional Record p. H3589-H3599

  • June 9, 2016House Vote 283 Fiscal 2017 Legislative Branch Appropriations — Question of Consideration
    Question of whether the House should consider the rule (H Res 771) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill (HR 5325) that would provide $3.5 billion in fiscal 2017 for legislative branch operations, excluding Senate operations. Agreed to consider 231-170. Note: Castro, D-Texas, had raised a point of order that the rule would violate section 426(a) of the Congressional Budget Act, regarding unfunded mandates. Congressional Record p. H3588-H3589

  • June 8, 2016 — Rules Committee resolution, H Res 771, reported to the House as a rule for HR 5325.

  • June 8, 2016 — House Rules Committee granted a structured rule providing for consideration of the bill. Congressional Record p. H3562, H3563

  • June 8, 2016 — Full committee proceeding held by the House Rules Committee.

  • May 25, 2016 — Reported to the House as an original bill by the House Appropriations Committee and placed on the Union Calendar. H Rept 114-594Congressional Record p. H3218, H3264

  • May 25, 2016 — Introduced as an original bill and placed on the Union Calendar. Congressional Record p. H3218, H3264

  • May 17, 2016 — Full committee consideration and markup held by the House Appropriations Committee.

    May 17, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Legislative Branch Appropriations — Manager's Amendment
    T. Graves, R-Ga. —

    Manager's amendment that would add report language instructing the Sergeant at Arms and Capitol Police to provide a plan outlining the implementation of magnetometers at the entrances to the House office buildings leading from garages and instructing the Committee on House Administration to review regulations relating to donation of computer equipment from member offices. The amendment would require the Library of Congress to conduct a survey of ethnic collections of populations displaced during World War II.

    The amendment also would add $7 million for the House Historic Buildings Revitalization Trust Fund for a total of $17 million and reduce by the same amount funding for the care and maintenance of Capitol Police buildings and other security operations to $26.7 million.

    Manager's amendment that would add report language instructing the Sergeant at Arms and Capitol Police to provide a plan outlining the implementation of magnetometers at the entrances to the House office buildings leading from garages and instructing the Committee on House Administration to review regulations relating to donation of computer equipment from member offices. The amendment would require the Library of Congress to conduct a survey of ethnic collections of populations displaced during World War II.

    The amendment also would add $7 million for the House Historic Buildings Revitalization Trust Fund for a total of $17 million and reduce by the same amount funding for the care and maintenance of Capitol Police buildings and other security operations to $26.7 million.

    Adopted by voice vote.

    May 17, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Legislative Branch Appropriations — Members Representational Allowances
    Farr, D-Calif. —

    Amendment that would provide an additional $8.3 million for the Members Representational Allowance account, a 1.5 percent increase that would come out of the Architect of the Capital Construction and Operations Fund. That would amount to an additional $18,821 per office.

    Amendment that would provide an additional $8.3 million for the Members Representational Allowance account, a 1.5 percent increase that would come out of the Architect of the Capital Construction and Operations Fund. That would amount to an additional $18,821 per office.

    Adopted by voice vote.

    May 17, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Legislative Branch Appropriations — Congressional Research Service Reports
    Quigley, D-Ill. —

    Amendment that would require, in consultation with the director of the Congressional Research Service, that CRS reports be made are available online automatically and electronically when each new report is published, including the status of the report, such as updated. The amendment would exclude national security related reports and custom reports by request of members.

    Amendment that would require, in consultation with the director of the Congressional Research Service, that CRS reports be made are available online automatically and electronically when each new report is published, including the status of the report, such as updated. The amendment would exclude national security related reports and custom reports by request of members.

    Rejected 18-31.

    May 17, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Legislative Branch Appropriations — Open World Leadership Center
    Kaptur, D-Ohio —

    Amendment that would increase by $4.7 million the funding for the Open World Leadership Trust.

    Amendment that would increase by $4.7 million the funding for the Open World Leadership Trust.

    Withdrawn.

    May 17, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Legislative Branch Appropriations — Select Panel
    Betty McCollum, D-Minn. —

    Amendment that would bar any funds in the bill from being used for salaries or expenses of the House Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives.

    Amendment that would bar any funds in the bill from being used for salaries or expenses of the House Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives.

    Rejected 20-28.

    May 17, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Legislative Branch Appropriations — Vote to Report

    Provide $3.5 billion in discretionary spending for the House of Representatives, the Library of Congress, the U.S. Capitol Police and various legislative agencies for fiscal 2017, which matches the enacted spending level for fiscal 2016.

    The bill would appropriate $1.2 billion for salaries and expenses in the House, including:

    • $22 million for House leadership.
    • $127 million for House committee operations, including $23 million for the House Appropriations Committee, $4 million for the Joint Economic Committee and $10 million for the Joint Committee on Taxation.
    • $554 million for members' allowances.

    The bill would provide $325 million for salaries for the U.S. Capitol Police, of which overtime cannot exceed $35 million without committee notification.

    It would provide $560 million for the Architect of the Capitol, including:

    • $33 million for the Capitol building
    • $187 million for House office buildings, of which $62 million would be put toward repair of the Cannon building.
    • $13 million for the Capitol grounds.
    • $104 million for the Capitol Power Plant
    • $14 million for the Botanical Garden.
    • $21 million for the Capitol Visitor Center.

    The bill would provide $629 million for the Library of Congress, of which $69 million would go towards the Copyright Office and $108 million for the Congressional Research Service.

    It would provide $117 million for the Government Publishing Office.

    It would provide $533 million for the Government Accountability Office, and would direct the comptroller general to create a fee-based training center.

    The bill would eliminate funding for the Open World Leadership Center.

    As amended, the bill would would provide an additional $8.3 million for the Members Representational Allowance account, a 1.5 percent increase that would come out of the Architect of the Capital Construction and Operations Fund. That would amount to $18,821 additional per office.

    Provide $3.5 billion in discretionary spending for the House of Representatives, the Library of Congress, the U.S. Capitol Police and various legislative agencies for fiscal 2017, which matches the enacted spending level for fiscal 2016.

    The bill would appropriate $1.2 billion for salaries and expenses in the House, including:

    • $22 million for House leadership.
    • $127 million for House committee operations, including $23 million for the House Appropriations Committee, $4 million for the Joint Economic Committee and $10 million for the Joint Committee on Taxation.
    • $554 million for members' allowances.
    • The bill would provide $325 million for salaries for the U.S. Capitol Police, of which overtime cannot exceed $35 million without committee notification.

      It would provide $560 million for the Architect of the Capitol, including:

    • $33 million for the Capitol building
    • $187 million for House office buildings, of which $62 million would be put toward repair of the Cannon building.
    • $13 million for the Capitol grounds.
    • $104 million for the Capitol Power Plant
    • $14 million for the Botanical Garden.
    • $21 million for the Capitol Visitor Center.
    • The bill would provide $629 million for the Library of Congress, of which $69 million would go towards the Copyright Office and $108 million for the Congressional Research Service.

      It would provide $117 million for the Government Publishing Office.

      It would provide $533 million for the Government Accountability Office, and would direct the comptroller general to create a fee-based training center.

      The bill would eliminate funding for the Open World Leadership Center.

      As amended, the bill would would provide an additional $8.3 million for the Members Representational Allowance account, a 1.5 percent increase that would come out of the Architect of the Capital Construction and Operations Fund. That would amount to $18,821 additional per office.

      Ordered reported favorably to the full House (as amended) by voice vote.

  • April 20, 2016 — Subcommittee consideration and markup held by the House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Legislative Branch.

    April 20, 2016 — Subcommittee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Legislative Branch Appropriations — Vote to Approve

    Provide $3.5 billion in discretionary spending for the House of Representatives, the Library of Congress, the U.S. Capitol Police and various legislative agencies for fiscal 2017, which matches the enacted spending level for fiscal 2016.

    The bill would appropriate $1.2 billion for salaries and expenses in the House, including:

    • $22 million for House leadership.
    • $127 million for House committee operations, including $23 million for the House Appropriations Committee, $4 million for the Joint Economic Committee and $10 million for the Joint Committee on Taxation.
    • $554 million for members' allowances.

    The bill would provide $325 million for salaries for the U.S. Capitol Police, of which overtime cannot exceed $35 million without committee notification.

    It would provide $560 million for the Architect of the Capitol, including:

    • $33 million for the Capitol building
    • $187 million for House office buildings, of which $62 million would be put toward repair of the Cannon building.
    • $13 million for the Capitol grounds.
    • $104 million for the Capitol Power Plant
    • $14 million for the Botanical Garden.
    • $21 million for the Capitol Visitor Center.

    The bill would provide $629 million for the Library of Congress, of which $69 million would go towards the Copyright Office and $108 million for the Congressional Research Service.

    It would provide $117 million for the Government Publishing Office.

    It would provide $533 million for the Government Accountability Office, and would direct the Comptroller General to create a fee-based training center.

    The bill would eliminate funding for the Open World Leadership Center.

    Provide $3.5 billion in discretionary spending for the House of Representatives, the Library of Congress, the U.S. Capitol Police and various legislative agencies for fiscal 2017, which matches the enacted spending level for fiscal 2016.

    The bill would appropriate $1.2 billion for salaries and expenses in the House, including:

    • $22 million for House leadership.
    • $127 million for House committee operations, including $23 million for the House Appropriations Committee, $4 million for the Joint Economic Committee and $10 million for the Joint Committee on Taxation.
    • $554 million for members' allowances.
    • The bill would provide $325 million for salaries for the U.S. Capitol Police, of which overtime cannot exceed $35 million without committee notification.

      It would provide $560 million for the Architect of the Capitol, including:

    • $33 million for the Capitol building
    • $187 million for House office buildings, of which $62 million would be put toward repair of the Cannon building.
    • $13 million for the Capitol grounds.
    • $104 million for the Capitol Power Plant
    • $14 million for the Botanical Garden.
    • $21 million for the Capitol Visitor Center.
    • The bill would provide $629 million for the Library of Congress, of which $69 million would go towards the Copyright Office and $108 million for the Congressional Research Service.

      It would provide $117 million for the Government Publishing Office.

      It would provide $533 million for the Government Accountability Office, and would direct the Comptroller General to create a fee-based training center.

      The bill would eliminate funding for the Open World Leadership Center.

      Approved for full committee consideration by voice vote.

  • April 19, 2016Draft bill text released by Rep. T. Graves, R-Ga., Legislative Branch Subcommittee.

  • April 19, 2016Draft bill text released by House Appropriations Committee.

  • March 2, 2016 — Subcommittee hearing held by the House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Legislative Branch.

  • March 2, 2016 — Subcommittee hearing held by the House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Legislative Branch.

  • March 1, 2016 — Subcommittee hearing held by the House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Legislative Branch.

  • March 1, 2016 — Subcommittee hearing held by the House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Legislative Branch.