Federal - HR 5394

Fiscal 2017 Transportation-HUD Appropriations (House)

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An original bill making appropriations for the Departments of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017,and for other purposes (official title to be confirmed).

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  • June 7, 2016 — Reported to the House as an original bill by the House Appropriations Committee and placed on the Union Calendar. H Rept 114-606Congressional Record p. H3493, H3501

  • June 7, 2016 — Introduced as an original bill and placed on the Union Calendar. Congressional Record p. H3493, H3501

  • May 24, 2016 — Full committee consideration and markup held by the House Appropriations Committee.

    May 24, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Transportation-HUD Appropriations — FAA Funds and Report Language
      Diaz-Balart, R-Fla. —

    Manager's amendment that would:

    • Change the amount available for commercial space transportation activities in Federal Aviation Administration operations from $18.83 million to $19.83 million.
    • Change the amount available for finance and management activities in Federal Aviation Administration operations from $771.34 million to $770.34 million.
    • Makes a technical correction adding details to U.S. Code section 5303 of title 49 about the definition of a bi-state metropolitan planning organization.

    The amendment would also make changes in the report:

    • Would add a paragraph titled, "Human trafficking prevention training for airline personnel" on page 12 and note that more than 100,000 flight attendants in the United States, if properly trained, could help law enforcement identify victims and traffickers. Would encourage the Department of Transportation to explore improving training of airline personnel, including the participation of trafficking survivors.
    • Would make corresponding changes in report to increase FAA spending on commercial space transportation and decrease spending on finance and management.
    • Would add a paragraph titled, "Allergic reactions aboard aircraft" on page 17, directing the FAA to review policies about severe allergic reactions aboard aircraft and to submit a report within 90 days of enactment that details the reporting requirements for airlines when an allergic reaction occurs, the data collection standards for reports and the number of reports in the last year.
    • Would add a paragraph titled, "Tarmac Vehicle Safety" on page 28, directing FAA to study various sized airports to determine whether national standards for the marking of airport vehicles and equipment are necessary.
    • Would add a paragraph titled, "Administrative Provisions-Federal Transit Administration" on page 54, directing the U.S. Government Accountability Office to report by March 31, 2017, on the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority's plans for maintenance, repairs and construction.
    • Would insert on page 74 two paragraphs encouraging HUD and public housing authorities to reevaluate policies to ensure that youth exiting foster care transition to housing without experiencing homelessness. Would direct that when eligible, these youth should be considered for tenant-based rental assistance and other forms of permanent housing assistance.
    • Would directs HUD to notify House and Senate appropriations committees if provisions of the appropriations bill pose a barrier to providing assistance.
    • Would urge HUD to notify all public housing authorities that declawing pet cats is not required in public housing under HUD policy.
    • Would insert, on page 54, paragraph directing GAO to report on the Washington Metro's plans for future maintenance, repairs and construction

    On page 91, insert paragraph directing the HUD Secretary to report on the effects of rapidly rising rents and recommendations to address the displacement of lower-income families and long-time residents in urban areas, and the loss of affordable housing across the nation.

    Manager's amendment that would:

    • Change the amount available for commercial space transportation activities in Federal Aviation Administration operations from $18.83 million to $19.83 million.
    • Change the amount available for finance and management activities in Federal Aviation Administration operations from $771.34 million to $770.34 million.
    • Makes a technical correction adding details to U.S. Code section 5303 of title 49 about the definition of a bi-state metropolitan planning organization.
    • The amendment would also make changes in the report:

    • Would add a paragraph titled, "Human trafficking prevention training for airline personnel" on page 12 and note that more than 100,000 flight attendants in the United States, if properly trained, could help law enforcement identify victims and traffickers. Would encourage the Department of Transportation to explore improving training of airline personnel, including the participation of trafficking survivors.
    • Would make corresponding changes in report to increase FAA spending on commercial space transportation and decrease spending on finance and management.
    • Would add a paragraph titled, "Allergic reactions aboard aircraft" on page 17, directing the FAA to review policies about severe allergic reactions aboard aircraft and to submit a report within 90 days of enactment that details the reporting requirements for airlines when an allergic reaction occurs, the data collection standards for reports and the number of reports in the last year.
    • Would add a paragraph titled, "Tarmac Vehicle Safety" on page 28, directing FAA to study various sized airports to determine whether national standards for the marking of airport vehicles and equipment are necessary.
    • Would add a paragraph titled, "Administrative Provisions-Federal Transit Administration" on page 54, directing the U.S. Government Accountability Office to report by March 31, 2017, on the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority's plans for maintenance, repairs and construction.
    • Would insert on page 74 two paragraphs encouraging HUD and public housing authorities to reevaluate policies to ensure that youth exiting foster care transition to housing without experiencing homelessness. Would direct that when eligible, these youth should be considered for tenant-based rental assistance and other forms of permanent housing assistance.
    • Would directs HUD to notify House and Senate appropriations committees if provisions of the appropriations bill pose a barrier to providing assistance.
    • Would urge HUD to notify all public housing authorities that declawing pet cats is not required in public housing under HUD policy.
    • Would insert, on page 54, paragraph directing GAO to report on the Washington Metro's plans for future maintenance, repairs and construction
    • On page 91, insert paragraph directing the HUD Secretary to report on the effects of rapidly rising rents and recommendations to address the displacement of lower-income families and long-time residents in urban areas, and the loss of affordable housing across the nation.

      Adopted by voice vote.

      May 24, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Transportation-HUD Appropriations — Passengers Removed from Aircraft
        Honda, D-Calif. —

      Amendment that would direct the Federal Aviation Administration to collect reports from all airlines on each instance in which a passenger is removed from an airplane, including the reason for removal and the outcome of the incident, and to compile reports on this information quarterly.

      Amendment that would direct the Federal Aviation Administration to collect reports from all airlines on each instance in which a passenger is removed from an airplane, including the reason for removal and the outcome of the incident, and to compile reports on this information quarterly.

      Withdrawn.

      May 24, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Transportation-HUD Appropriations — Trucker Safety and Other Provisions
        D. Price, D-N.C. —

      Amendment that would strike the following sections from the bill: 132, 134, 135, 192, 193 and 194.

      Section 132 would suspend enforcement of rest requirements that went into effect in 2013 for truck drivers.

      Section 134 would clarify the preemption of state and local laws and regulations by federal laws and regulations related to truck driver hours of service.

      Section 135 would prohibit funds from being used to amend, revise or otherwise modify safety fitness determination regulations.

      Section 192 would prohibit funds from being used for high-speed rail in California.

      Section 193 includes a provision that would modify penalty wages regarding foreign and inter-coastal voyages and coastwise voyages.

      Section 194 would prohibit funds from being used to subsidize Amtrak's food and beverage service.

      Amendment that would strike the following sections from the bill: 132, 134, 135, 192, 193 and 194.

      Section 132 would suspend enforcement of rest requirements that went into effect in 2013 for truck drivers.

      Section 134 would clarify the preemption of state and local laws and regulations by federal laws and regulations related to truck driver hours of service.

      Section 135 would prohibit funds from being used to amend, revise or otherwise modify safety fitness determination regulations.

      Section 192 would prohibit funds from being used for high-speed rail in California.

      Section 193 includes a provision that would modify penalty wages regarding foreign and inter-coastal voyages and coastwise voyages.

      Section 194 would prohibit funds from being used to subsidize Amtrak's food and beverage service.

      Rejected 19-28.

      May 24, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Transportation-HUD Appropriations — Mold and Lead-Based Paint Hazard Abatement
        Serrano, D-N.Y. —

      Amendment that would direct $25 million to be available for competitive grants for public housing agencies to evaluate and reduce toxic mold and lead-based paint hazards in public housing.

      Amendment that would direct $25 million to be available for competitive grants for public housing agencies to evaluate and reduce toxic mold and lead-based paint hazards in public housing.

      Withdrawn.

      May 24, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Transportation-HUD Appropriations — Runways at Chicago's O'Hare Airport
      Quigley, D-Ill. —

      Amendment that would have prevented Chicago O'Hare International Airport from decommissioning runways resulting in a reapportionment of traffic and, therefore, effecting noise in neighborhoods around the airport.

      Amendment that would have prevented Chicago O'Hare International Airport from decommissioning runways resulting in a reapportionment of traffic and, therefore, effecting noise in neighborhoods around the airport.

      Rejected by voice vote.

      May 24, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Transportation-HUD Appropriations — Interagency Council on Homelessness
        B. Lee, D-Calif. —

      Amendment that would extend the sunset date on the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness. The council is funded for fiscal 2017, but ceases to exist at the end of the fiscal year.

      Amendment that would extend the sunset date on the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness. The council is funded for fiscal 2017, but ceases to exist at the end of the fiscal year.

      Rejected by voice vote.

      May 24, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Transportation-HUD Appropriations — Response to Zika Virus
        Lowey, D-N.Y. —

      Amendment that would insert into the bill the administration's proposal to make $1.9 billion available in supplemental funding in fiscal 2016 to respond to the Zika virus.

      Amendment that would insert into the bill the administration's proposal to make $1.9 billion available in supplemental funding in fiscal 2016 to respond to the Zika virus.

      Rejected 19-28.

      May 24, 2016 — Committee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Transportation-HUD Appropriations — Vote to Report

      Provide $58.2 billion in discretionary spending for the Department of Transportation and the Department of Housing and Urban Development for fiscal 2017, $889 million more than fiscal 2016 enacted levels.

      The bill would provide:

      • $19.2 billion in discretionary funding for the Department of Transportation, $540 million above the fiscal 2016 enacted level and $4 billion below the president's request. In total budgetary resources, the bill would provide $76.9 billion to improve and maintain the nation's transportation infrastructure.
      • $38.7 billion in discretionary funding for HUD, $384 million more than the fiscal 2016 enacted level, but $953 million below the administration's request.

      Transportation funding includes:

      • $44 billion from the Highway Trust Fund for the Federal-aid Highways Program.
      • $16.3 billion in total budgetary resources for the Federal Aviation Administration.
      • $1.7 billion for the Federal Railroad Administration.
      • $12.5 billion in total budgetary resources for the Federal Transit Administration.
      • $483 million for the Maritime Administration.
      • $918 million in total budgetary resources for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
      • $644 million for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
      • $228 million for the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration.
      • $450 million for National Infrastructure Investment grants, known as TIGER grants.

      HUD funding includes:

      • $27.4 billion for Section 8 and public housing, $505 million for Housing for the Elderly and $154 million for Housing for Persons with Disabilities.
      • $6.9 billion for Community Planning and Development grants, including $3 billion for Community Development Block Grants, $2.5 billion for homeless assistance grants and $950 million for the HOME Investment Partnerships Program.

      Provide $58.2 billion in discretionary spending for the Department of Transportation and the Department of Housing and Urban Development for fiscal 2017, $889 million more than fiscal 2016 enacted levels.

      The bill would provide:

    • $19.2 billion in discretionary funding for the Department of Transportation, $540 million above the fiscal 2016 enacted level and $4 billion below the president's request. In total budgetary resources, the bill would provide $76.9 billion to improve and maintain the nation's transportation infrastructure.
    • $38.7 billion in discretionary funding for HUD, $384 million more than the fiscal 2016 enacted level, but $953 million below the administration's request.
    • Transportation funding includes:

    • $44 billion from the Highway Trust Fund for the Federal-aid Highways Program.
    • $16.3 billion in total budgetary resources for the Federal Aviation Administration.
    • $1.7 billion for the Federal Railroad Administration.
    • $12.5 billion in total budgetary resources for the Federal Transit Administration.
    • $483 million for the Maritime Administration.
    • $918 million in total budgetary resources for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
    • $644 million for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
    • $228 million for the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration.
    • $450 million for National Infrastructure Investment grants, known as TIGER grants.
    • HUD funding includes:

    • $27.4 billion for Section 8 and public housing, $505 million for Housing for the Elderly and $154 million for Housing for Persons with Disabilities.
    • $6.9 billion for Community Planning and Development grants, including $3 billion for Community Development Block Grants, $2.5 billion for homeless assistance grants and $950 million for the HOME Investment Partnerships Program.
    • Ordered reported favorably to the full House by voice vote.

  • May 18, 2016 — Subcommittee consideration and markup held by the House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies.

    May 18, 2016 — Subcommittee Vote: Fiscal 2017 Transportation-HUD Appropriations — Vote to Approve

    Provide $58.2 billion in fiscal 2017 discretionary spending for the Department of Transportation, the Department of Housing and Urban Development and other agencies and programs, an increase of $889 million over fiscal 2016 enacted levels and $4.9 billion below the president's budget request, accounting for program shifts in the request.

    The bill would provide $19.7 billion in discretionary appropriations for transportation programs, including:

    • $44 billion from the Highway Trust Fund to be spent on the Federal-aid Highways Program;
    • $16.3 billion in total budgetary resources for the Federal Aviation Administration;
    • $1.7 billion for the Federal Railroad Administration;
    • $12.5 billion in total budgetary resources for the Federal Transit Administration;
    • $483 million for the Maritime Administration;
    • $918 million in total budgetary resources for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration;
    • $644 million for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration;
    • $228 million for the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration; and
    • $450 million for TIGER grants.

    For HUD, the bill would provide $38.7 billion, including $27.4 billion for public and Indian housing.

    The bill also would provide:

    • $6.9 billion for Community Planning and Development programs;
    • $3 billion for Community Development Block Grants;
    • $950 million for the HOME Investment Partnerships Program; and
    • $2.5 billion for homeless assistance grants.

    The legislation also includes policy language that would continue the prohibition on a 2013 rule modifying aspects of a rest requirement for truck drivers known as "hours of service."

    Provide $58.2 billion in fiscal 2017 discretionary spending for the Department of Transportation, the Department of Housing and Urban Development and other agencies and programs, an increase of $889 million over fiscal 2016 enacted levels and $4.9 billion below the president's budget request, accounting for program shifts in the request.

    The bill would provide $19.7 billion in discretionary appropriations for transportation programs, including:

    • $44 billion from the Highway Trust Fund to be spent on the Federal-aid Highways Program;
    • $16.3 billion in total budgetary resources for the Federal Aviation Administration;
    • $1.7 billion for the Federal Railroad Administration;
    • $12.5 billion in total budgetary resources for the Federal Transit Administration;
    • $483 million for the Maritime Administration;
    • $918 million in total budgetary resources for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration;
    • $644 million for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration;
    • $228 million for the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration; and
    • $450 million for TIGER grants.
    • For HUD, the bill would provide $38.7 billion, including $27.4 billion for public and Indian housing.

      The bill also would provide:

    • $6.9 billion for Community Planning and Development programs;
    • $3 billion for Community Development Block Grants;
    • $950 million for the HOME Investment Partnerships Program; and
    • $2.5 billion for homeless assistance grants.
    • The legislation also includes policy language that would continue the prohibition on a 2013 rule modifying aspects of a rest requirement for truck drivers known as "hours of service."

      Approved for full committee consideration by voice vote.

  • May 17, 2016Draft bill text released by House Appropriations Committee.

  • March 15, 2016 — Subcommittee hearing held by the House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies.

  • March 2, 2016 — Subcommittee hearing held by the House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies.

  • March 1, 2016 — Subcommittee hearing held by the House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies.

  • Feb. 24, 2016 — Subcommittee hearing held by the House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies.