Federal - HR 3684

Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America Act

Introduced

June 4, 2021

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A bill to authorize funds for Federal-aid highways, highway safety programs, and transit programs, and for other purposes.

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  • Sept. 28, 2021 — DeFazio, D-Ore., motion to concur in the Senate amendment to the bill, further proceedings postponed. Congressional Record p. H5473-H5477

  • Sept. 27, 2021 — DeFazio, D-Ore., motion to concur in the Senate amendment to the bill, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. H5182-H5453

  • Aug. 24, 2021House Vote 258 Fiscal 2022 Budget Resolution; Voting Rights Enforcement; Infrastructure Package — Rule
    Adoption of the rule (H Res 601) that would provide for House floor consideration of the fiscal 2022 budget resolution (S Con Res 14), the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act (HR 4) and the bipartisan infrastructure package (HR 3684). The rule would provide for automatic agreement, upon adoption of the rule, to the fiscal 2022 budget resolution (S Con Res 14). It would provide for up to one hour of general debate each on HR 4 and on a motion to concur in the Senate amendment to HR 3684. It would require the House to consider the motion to concur in the Senate amendment to HR 3684 on Sept. 27, 2021, if the motion is not offered prior to that date. It would also provide for automatic adoption of a Nadler, D-N.Y., manager's amendment to HR 4 that would, among other provisions, clarify and expand considerations related to court evaluation of voting rights violations, including to require that courts consider whether a voting practice was designed to and does advance a "valid and substantiated" state interest. The manager's amendment would specify that a provision related to violations in the case of voting practices that have not yet been implemented would apply to practices enacted on or after Jan. 1, 2021, and it would add an "administrative bailout" provision allowing political subdivisions to apply for exemptions to the bill's preclearance requirements for changes to voting practices if they meet certain eligibility standards related to not implementing discriminatory practices in the previous 10 years. Adopted 220-212. Note: Pursuant to the provisions of H Res 8, members were able to vote remotely by proxy during the public health emergency period related to COVID-19.

  • Aug. 24, 2021House Vote 257 Fiscal 2022 Budget Resolution; Voting Rights Enforcement; Infrastructure Package — Previous Question
    Neguse, D-Colo., motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 601) that would provide for House floor consideration of the fiscal 2022 budget resolution (S Con Res 14), the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act (HR 4) and the bipartisan infrastructure package (HR 3684). The rule would provide for automatic agreement, upon adoption of the rule, to the fiscal 2022 budget resolution (S Con Res 14). It would provide for up to one hour of general debate each on HR 4 and on a motion to concur in the Senate amendment to HR 3684. It would require the House to consider the motion to concur in the Senate amendment to HR 3684 on Sept. 27, 2021, if the motion is not offered prior to that date. It would also provide for automatic adoption of a Nadler, D-N.Y., manager's amendment to HR 4 that would, among other provisions, clarify and expand considerations related to court evaluation of voting rights violations, including to require that courts consider whether a voting practice was designed to and does advance a "valid and substantiated" state interest. The manager's amendment would specify that a provision related to violations in the case of voting practices that have not yet been implemented would apply to practices enacted on or after Jan. 1, 2021, and it would add an "administrative bailout" provision allowing political subdivisions to apply for exemptions to the bill's preclearance requirements for changes to voting practices if they meet certain eligibility standards related to not implementing discriminatory practices in the previous 10 years. Motion agreed to 220-212. Note: Pursuant to the provisions of H Res 8, members were able to vote remotely by proxy during the public health emergency period related to COVID-19.

  • Aug. 24, 2021 — Rules Committee resolution, H Res 601, reported to the House as a rule for HR 3684.

  • Aug. 24, 2021 — House Rules Committee granted a rule providing for consideration of the bill, via motion to concur in the Senate amendment. Congressional Record p. H4359, H4487

  • Aug. 24, 2021 — Full committee proceeding held by the House Rules Committee.

  • Aug. 24, 2021 — Full committee proceeding held by the House Rules Committee.

  • Aug. 23, 2021 — Full committee proceeding held by the House Rules Committee.

  • Aug. 10, 2021 — Measure, as amended, passed in the Senate by roll call vote, 69-30. Congressional Record p. S6203

  • Aug. 10, 2021 — Considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S6193-S6203

  • Aug. 9, 2021 — Considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S6061-S6103

  • Aug. 9, 2021 — Sasse, R-Neb., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2714 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S6126, S6140

  • Aug. 9, 2021 — Toomey, R-Pa., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2656. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S6125, S6131-S6132

  • Aug. 9, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2655. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S6125, S6131

  • Aug. 9, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2654 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S6125, S6131

  • Aug. 8, 2021Senate Vote 313 Infrastructure Package — Cloture
    Schumer, D-N.Y., motion to invoke cloture on the bill, as amended, that would provide approximately $550 billion in new infrastructure spending, including for surface transportation, broadband, water and energy infrastructure. Motion agreed to 68-29. Note: Sixty votes (60) are required to invoke cloture on legislation. Congressional Record p. S6034-S6057

  • Aug. 8, 2021Senate Vote 312 Infrastructure Package — Substitute Amendment
    Schumer, D-N.Y., for Sinema, D-Ariz., substitute amendment no. 2137, as amended, to the bill that would insert the text of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, the Senate-negotiated bipartisan infrastructure bill that would provide approximately $550 billion in new infrastructure spending, including for surface transportation, broadband, water and energy infrastructure. Adopted 69-28. Note: A "yea" was a vote in support of the president's position. Congressional Record p. S6034-S6056, S6057

  • Aug. 8, 2021 — Carper, D-Del., amendment no. 2131 to the Schumer, D-N.Y., for Sinema, D-Ariz., substitute amendment no. 2137 to the bill, adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. S6034-S6056, S6057

  • Aug. 8, 2021Senate Vote 311 Infrastructure Package — Motion to Waive
    Sinema, D-Ariz., motion to waive all applicable sections of the Congressional Budget Act and any other applicable budgetary points of order with respect to the Schumer, D-N.Y., for Sinema substitute amendment no. 2137, as amended, to the bill. Motion agreed to 64-33. Note: A three-fifths majority vote (60) of the total Senate is required to waive the Budget Act. Congressional Record p. S6057

  • Aug. 8, 2021 — Lankford, R-Okla., point of order that the Schumer, D-N.Y., for Sinema, D-Ariz., substitute amendment no. 2137, as amended, to the bill violates section 306 of the Congressional Budget Act, fell when a motion to waive was agreed to. Congressional Record p. S6057

  • Aug. 8, 2021 — Carper, D-Del., amendment no. 2633 to the bill, withdrawn by unanimous consent. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S6034-S6056

  • Aug. 8, 2021 — Considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S6034-S6058

  • Aug. 8, 2021 — Marshall, R-Kan., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2653 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S6058, S6059

  • Aug. 8, 2021 — Ossoff, D-Ga., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2652 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S6058, S6058-S6059

  • Aug. 7, 2021 — Carper, D-Del., amendment no. 2633 to the bill, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S5997-S6009, S6010

  • Aug. 7, 2021 — Schumer, D-N.Y., motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the bill (60 votes required), pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S5995-S6009, S6010

  • Aug. 7, 2021Senate Vote 309 Infrastructure Package — Cloture
    Schumer, D-N.Y., motion to invoke cloture on the the Schumer for Sinema, D-Ariz., substitute amendment no. 2137 to the bill. The substitute amendment would insert the text of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, the Senate-negotiated bipartisan infrastructure bill. Motion agreed to 67-27. Note: Three-fifths of the total Senate (60) is required to invoke cloture on legislation. Congressional Record p. S5995-S5997

  • Aug. 7, 2021 — Carper, D-Del., amendment no. 2131 to the Schumer, D-N.Y., for Sinema, D-Ariz., substitute amendment no. 2137 to the bill, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S5995-S6009, S6010

  • Aug. 7, 2021 — Schumer, D-N.Y., for Sinema, D-Ariz., substitute amendment no. 2137 to the bill, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S5995-S6009, S6010

  • Aug. 7, 2021 — Considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S5995-S6009, S6010

  • Aug. 7, 2021Statement of Administration Policy issued by Office of Management and Budget.

  • Aug. 7, 2021 — Warner, D-Va., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2651 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S6015, S6029

  • Aug. 7, 2021 — Warner, D-Va., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2650 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S6015, S6029

  • Aug. 7, 2021 — Menendez, D-N.J., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2649 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S6015, S6027-S6029

  • Aug. 7, 2021 — John Kennedy, R-La., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2648 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S6015, S6026-S6027

  • Aug. 7, 2021 — Menendez, D-N.J., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2647 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S6015, S6025-S6026

  • Aug. 7, 2021 — Inhofe, R-Okla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2646 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S6015, S6020-S6025

  • Aug. 7, 2021 — Warner, D-Va., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2645 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S6015, S6020

  • Aug. 7, 2021 — Warner, D-Va., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2644 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S6015, S6019-S6020

  • Aug. 7, 2021 — Inhofe, R-Okla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2643 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S6015, S6019

  • Aug. 7, 2021 — Inhofe, R-Okla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2642 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S6015, S6019

  • Aug. 7, 2021 — Murkowski, R-Alaska, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2641 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S6015, S6019

  • Aug. 7, 2021 — Murkowski, R-Alaska, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2640 (2620) (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S6015, S6019

  • Aug. 7, 2021 — Ernst, R-Iowa, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2639 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S6015, S6019

  • Aug. 7, 2021 — A. King, I-Maine, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2638 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S6015, S6016-S6019

  • Aug. 7, 2021 — Klobuchar, D-Minn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2637 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S6015, S6016

  • Aug. 7, 2021 — Rounds, R-S.D., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2636 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S6015, S6016

  • Aug. 7, 2021 — Cortez Masto, D-Nev., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2635 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S6015, S6016

  • Aug. 7, 2021 — Carper, D-Del., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2634 (2633). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S6015, S6016

  • Aug. 7, 2021 — Carper, D-Del., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2633. Congressional Record p. S6015, S6016

  • Aug. 7, 2021 — Carper, D-Del., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2632 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S6015, S6016

  • Aug. 7, 2021 — Carper, D-Del., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2631 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S6015, S6016

  • Aug. 7, 2021 — Cardin, D-Md., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2630 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S6015, S6016

  • Aug. 7, 2021 — Cardin, D-Md., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2629 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S6015, S6015-S6016

  • Aug. 7, 2021 — Kaine, D-Va., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2628 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S6014-S6015, S6015

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Schumer, D-N.Y., motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the bill (60 votes required), pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S5922-S5923

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Schumer, D-N.Y., motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the Schumer for Sinema, D-Ariz., substitute amendment no. 2137 to the bill (60 votes required), pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S5922-S5923

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Carper, D-Del., amendment no. 2131 to the Schumer, D-N.Y., for Sinema, D-Ariz., substitute amendment no. 2137 to the bill, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S5894-S5918, S5919-S5923

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Schumer, D-N.Y., for Sinema, D-Ariz., substitute amendment no. 2137 to the bill, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S5894-S5918, S5919-S5923

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S5894-S5918, S5919-S5923

  • Aug. 5, 2021Cost Estimate issued by Congressional Budget Office.

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Schumer, D-N.Y., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2623 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5959, S5984

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Cantwell, D-Wash., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2621 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5959, S5984

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Klobuchar, D-Minn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2616 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5959, S5982

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Warner, D-Va., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2617 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5959, S5982

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Sinema, D-Ariz., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2620 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5959, S5983-S5984

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Menendez, D-N.J., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2614 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5959, S5981-S5982

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Kelly, D-Ariz., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2615 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5959, S5982

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Inhofe, R-Okla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2618 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5959, S5982

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Wyden, D-Ore., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2619 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5959, S5982-S4983

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Ossoff, D-Ga., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2610 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5959, S5980-S5981

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Bennet, D-Colo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2612 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5959, S5981

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Heinrich, D-N.M., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2611 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5959, S5981

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Ernst, R-Iowa, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2608 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5959, S5980

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2607 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5959, S5980

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Kelly, D-Ariz., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2609 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5959, S5980

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2606 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5959, S5979-S5980

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Van Hollen, D-Md., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2613 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5959, S5981

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Warner, D-Va., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2627 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5959, S5984

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Schumer, D-N.Y., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2626 (2625). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5959, S5984

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Schumer, D-N.Y., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2625. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5960, S5984

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Schumer, D-N.Y., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2624 (2623) (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5959-S5960, S5984

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2605 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5959, S5979

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Grassley, R-Iowa, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2604 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5959, S5978-S5979

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Wyden, D-Ore., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2603 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5959, S5978

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Cornyn, R-Texas, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2602 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5959, S5976-S5978

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Duckworth, D-Ill., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2601 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5959, S5976

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Blumenthal, D-Conn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2600 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5959, S5975-S5976

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Daines, R-Mont., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2599 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5959, S5975

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Lankford, R-Okla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2598 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5959, S5975

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Lankford, R-Okla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2597 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5959, S5975

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Markey, D-Mass., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2596 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5958-S5959, S5975

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Kelly, D-Ariz., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2595 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5958, S5974-S5975

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — J. Reed, D-R.I., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2594 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5958, S5974

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Markey, D-Mass., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2593 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5958, S5974

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Heinrich, D-N.M., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2592 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5958, S5973-S5974

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Moran, R-Kan., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2591 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5958, S5973

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Cruz, R-Texas, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2590 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5958, S5973

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Cantwell, D-Wash., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2589 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5958, S5973

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Cantwell, D-Wash., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2588 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5958, S5972-S5973

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Cantwell, D-Wash., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2587 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5958, S5972

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Sullivan, R-Alaska, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2586 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5958, S5972

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Daines, R-Mont., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2585 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5958, S5972

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Cornyn, R-Texas, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2584 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5958, S5970-S5972

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Daines, R-Mont., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2583 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5958, S5970

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Cruz, R-Texas, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2582 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5958, S5970

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Padilla, D-Calif., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2581 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5958, S5970

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Padilla, D-Calif., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2580 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5958, S5970

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Padilla, D-Calif., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2579 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5958, S5970

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Whitehouse, D-R.I., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2578 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5958, S5969-S5970

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Cardin, D-Md., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2577 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5958, S5964-S5969

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Hawley, R-Mo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2576 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5958, S5964

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Cornyn, R-Texas, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2575 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5958, S5962-S5964

  • Aug. 5, 2021 — Feinstein, D-Calif., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2574 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5958, S5960-S5962

  • Aug. 4, 2021Senate Vote 307 Infrastructure Package — Limousine Safety
    Carper, D-Del., for Schumer, D-N.Y., amendment no. 2570 to the Schumer, D-N.Y., for Sinema, D-Ariz., substitute amendment no. 2137 to the bill hat would require the Transportation Department, within two years of enactment, to issue a final rule requiring limousines to include seat belts for each seating position and meet other seat attachment safety standards. It would require the department to submit a report to Congress on the feasibility, benefits, and costs of applying the rule to limousines already in operation, and it would specify that the rule would apply to any individual modifying a vehicle to make it a limousine. Adopted 58-39. Congressional Record p. S5819-S5820, S5820-S5821

  • Aug. 4, 2021Senate Vote 306 Infrastructure Package — Broadband Project Mapping Tool
    Carper, D-Del., for Fischer, R-Neb., amendment no. 2164 to the Schumer, D-N.Y., for Sinema, D-Ariz., substitute amendment no. 2137 to the bill that would require the Federal Communications Commission to publish, within 18 months of enactment, and maintain a publicly available online mapping tool to provide a locations overview of the overall geographic footprint of each federally funded broadband infrastructure deployment project. It would provide $10 million for such purposes, from amounts appropriated by the bill for broadband infrastructure. Adopted 95-0. Congressional Record p. S5819, S5820

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Carper, D-Del., for Bennet, D-Colo., amendment no. 2548 to the Schumer, D-N.Y., for Sinema, D-Ariz., substitute amendment no. 2137 to the bill, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S5817-S5818, S5818-S5819

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Carper, D-Del., amendment no. 2564 to the Schumer, D-N.Y., for Sinema, D-Ariz., substitute amendment no. 2137 to the bill, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S5817, S5818

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Carper, D-Del., for Rosen, D-Nev., amendment no. 2358 to the Schumer, D-N.Y., for Sinema, D-Ariz., substitute amendment no. 2137 to the bill, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S5816, S5818

  • Aug. 4, 2021Senate Vote 305 Infrastructure Package — Delegation of Water Storage Project Environmental Reviews
    Carper, D-Del., for Lee, R-Utah, amendment no. 2279 to the Schumer, D-N.Y., for Sinema, D-Ariz., substitute amendment no. 2137 to the bill that would authorize the Interior Department to enter into agreements with states in which states may assume the department's environmental review responsibilities under the National Environmental Policy Act or other environmental law, with respect to water storage infrastructure projects. Rejected 47-50. Note: Per a unanimous consent agreement, 60 votes were required for adoption of the amendment. Congressional Record p. S5816-S5817

  • Aug. 4, 2021Senate Vote 304 Infrastructure Package — CBO Inflation Assessment
    Carper, D-Del., for Scott, R-Fla., amendment no. 2338 to the Schumer, D-N.Y., for Sinema, D-Ariz., substitute amendment no. 2137 to the bill that would prohibit funds provided by the bill from being disbursed or obligated unless the Congressional Budget Office certifies, within 45 days of enactment, that such funds would not result in an increase in inflation -- or specifically, an increase in any fiscal year to the CBO's most recent 10-year baseline forecast for the consumer price index for all urban consumers. If the CBO does not make the certification, it would require the funds to be transferred to the Treasury Department general fund to be used only for deficit reduction. Rejected 42-55. Note: Per a unanimous consent agreement, 60 votes were required for adoption of the amendment. Congressional Record p. S5811-S5812, S5815

  • Aug. 4, 2021Senate Vote 303 Infrastructure Package — Reallocate Wildfire Management Funding
    Carper, D-Del., for Daines, R-Mont., amendment no. 2449 to the Schumer, D-N.Y., for Sinema, D-Ariz., substitute amendment no. 2137 to the bill that would reallocate several funds authorized by the bill for wildland fire management and ecosystem restoration activities by the Interior and Agriculture departments. Among other provisions, it would increase from $200 million to $300 million funding allocated for post-fire restoration activities; increase from $200 million to $300 million funding allocated for states and tribes to implement restoration projects on federal land; and remove a $200 million allocation for wildfire prevention activities with a focus on hiring local youth, Native American and veteran workers. Rejected 48-50. Note: Per a unanimous consent agreement, 60 votes were required for adoption of the amendment. Congressional Record p. S5811, S5814

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Carper, D-Del., for Cardin, D-Md., amendment no. 2478 to the Schumer, D-N.Y., for Sinema, D-Ariz., substitute amendment no. 2137 to the bill, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S5811, S5813-S5814

  • Aug. 4, 2021Senate Vote 302 Infrastructure Package — Require E-Verify Compliance
    Carper, D-Del., for Lankford, R-Okla., amendment no. 2233 to the Schumer, D-N.Y., for Sinema, D-Ariz., substitute amendment no. 2137 to the bill that would require any entity receiving assistance, grants or contracts authorized by the bill to enroll in and maintain compliance with the Homeland Security Department's E-Verify program, which is used to confirm employee eligibility to work in the United States. Rejected 53-45. Note: Per a unanimous consent agreement, 60 votes were required for adoption of the amendment. Congressional Record p. S5811, S5812-S5813

  • Aug. 4, 2021Senate Vote 301 Infrastructure Package — Energy and Homeland Security Secretary Coordination
    Carper, D-Del., for Peters, D-Mich., amendment no. 2464 to the Schumer, D-N.Y., for Sinema, D-Ariz., substitute amendment no. 2137 to the bill that would modify language to specify that the Energy secretary must work in coordination with, not only in consultation with, the Homeland Security secretary to carry out certain electric utility and other energy sector cybersecurity programs established by the bill. Adopted 96-2. Note: Per a unanimous consent agreement, 60 votes were required for adoption of the amendment. Congressional Record p. S5811, S5812

  • Aug. 4, 2021Senate Vote 300 Infrastructure Package — Hurricane Relief Funds
    Carper, D-Del., for Kennedy, R-La., amendment no. 2210 to the Schumer, D-N.Y., for Sinema, D-Ariz., substitute amendment no. 2137 to the bill that would authorize $1.1 billion for community development block grants for disaster relief activities and infrastructure, housing and economic restoration in areas affected by 2020 Hurricanes Laura, Delta and Zeta, using funds transferred from the proceeds of C-Band spectrum auctions by the Federal Communications Commission. Rejected 19-79. Note: Per a unanimous consent agreement, 60 votes were required for adoption of the amendment. Congressional Record p. S5796, S5803-S5804

  • Aug. 4, 2021Senate Vote 299 Infrastructure Package — Broadband Grant Administrative Requirements
    Carper, D-Del., for Wicker, R-Miss., amendment no. 2146 to the Schumer, D-N.Y., for Sinema, D-Ariz., substitute amendment no. 2137 to the bill that would strike from the bill a provision that would exempt actions or decisions by the Transportation Department regarding broadband deployment grants authorized by the bill from existing statutory requirements for administrative procedures and judicial review, commonly referred to as the Administrative Procedures Act. Rejected 43-55. Congressional Record p. S5796, S5801-S5803

  • Aug. 4, 2021Senate Vote 298 Infrastructure Package — Uphold Border Security Contracts
    Carper, D-Del., for Johnson, R-Wis., amendment no. 2245 to the Schumer, D-N.Y., for Sinema, D-Ariz., substitute amendment no. 2137 to the bill that would prohibit the Homeland Security Department or any other federal office from canceling, invalidating, or breaching any contract for border security measures, including the construction or improvement of physical barriers along the U.S. border, for which federal funds have been obligated. It would also prohibit the obligation of federal funds to pay any penalty resulting from the cancellation of such contracts. Rejected 48-49. Note: Per a unanimous consent agreement, 60 votes were required for adoption of the amendment. Congressional Record p. S5799-S5801

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Carper, D-Del., amendment no. 2131 to the Schumer, D-N.Y., for Sinema, D-Ariz., substitute amendment no. 2137 to the bill, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S5791-S5821

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Schumer, D-N.Y., for Sinema, D-Ariz., substitute amendment no. 2137 to the bill, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S5791-S5821

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S5791-S5821

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Ossoff, D-Ga., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2573 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5840, S5883

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Hirono, D-Hawaii, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2572 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5840, S5883

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Blumenthal, D-Conn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2571 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5840, S5883

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Schumer, D-N.Y., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2570 (2137). Congressional Record p. S5840, S5882-S5883

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Hoeven, R-N.D., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2569 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5840, S5882

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Moran, R-Kan., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2568 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5840, S5882

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Feinstein, D-Calif., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2567 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5840, S5882

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Feinstein, D-Calif., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2566 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5840, S5882

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Feinstein, D-Calif., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2565 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5840, S5882

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Carper, D-Del., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2564 (2137). Congressional Record p. S5840, S5881-S5882

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2563 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5840, S5881

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2562 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5840, S5881

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2561 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5840, S5881

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2560 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5840, S5880-S5881

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Murkowski, R-Alaska, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2559 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5840, S5880

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Baldwin, D-Wis., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2558 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5840, S5880

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Baldwin, D-Wis., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2557 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5840, S5880

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Stabenow, D-Mich., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2556 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5840, S5879-S5880

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Wyden, D-Ore., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2555 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5840, S5879

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Lujan, D-N.M., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2554 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5839-S5840, S5879

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Heinrich, D-N.M., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2553 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5839, S5878-S5879

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Murray, D-Wash., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2552 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5839, S5878

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Feinstein, D-Calif., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2551 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5839, S5875-S5878

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Ossoff, D-Ga., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2550 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5839, S5875

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Casey, D-Pa., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2549 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5839, S5873-S5875

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Bennet, D-Colo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2548 (2137). Congressional Record p. S5839, S5873

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Blumenthal, D-Conn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2547 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5839, S5871-S5873

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Marshall, R-Kan., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2546 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5839, S5871

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Marshall, R-Kan., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2545 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5839, S5871

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Lankford, R-Okla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2544 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5839, S5871

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Cornyn, R-Texas, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2543 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5839, S5869-S5871

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Markey, D-Mass., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2542 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5839, S5869

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Braun, R-Ind., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2541 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5839, S5869

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Rosen, D-Nev., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2540 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5839, S5869

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Rosen, D-Nev., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2539 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5839, S5868-S5869

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Rosen, D-Nev., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2538 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5839, S5868

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Daines, R-Mont., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2537 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5839, S5868

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2536 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5839, S5868

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Shelby, R-Ala., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2535 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5839, S5867-S5868

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — T. Scott, R-S.C., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2534 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5839, S5867

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — G. Peters, D-Mich., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2533 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5839, S5866-S5867

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Hassan, D-N.H., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2532 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5839, S5866

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Cruz, R-Texas, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2531 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5839, S5866

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Merkley, D-Ore., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2529 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5839, S5865

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Merkley, D-Ore., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2528 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5839, S5865

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Warren, D-Mass., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2527 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5839, S5865

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Marshall, R-Kan., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2526 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5838-S5839, S5865

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Marshall, R-Kan., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2523 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5838, S5865

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Marshall, R-Kan., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2525 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5838, S5865

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Marshall, R-Kan., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2524 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5838, S5865

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Marshall, R-Kan., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2522 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5838, S5864-S5865

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Marshall, R-Kan., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2521 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5838, S5864

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Marshall, R-Kan., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2520 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5838, S5864

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Ernst, R-Iowa, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2519 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5838, S5864

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Cornyn, R-Texas, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2518 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5838, S5864

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2517 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5838, S5863-S5864

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Coons, D-Del., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2516 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5838, S5861-S5863

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Merkley, D-Ore., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2515 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5838, S5861

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Merkley, D-Ore., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2514 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5838, S5860-S5861

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Merkley, D-Ore., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2513 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5838, S5860

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Merkley, D-Ore., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2512 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5838, S5860

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Blumenthal, D-Conn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2511 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5838, S5860

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Booker, D-N.J., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2510 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5838, S5860

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Booker, D-N.J., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2509 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5838, S5860

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Crapo, R-Idaho, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2508 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5838, S5853-S5860

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Crapo, R-Idaho, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2507 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5838, S5853

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Marshall, R-Kan., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2506 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5838, S5853

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Ernst, R-Iowa, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2505 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5838, S5853

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Ernst, R-Iowa, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2504 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5838, S5853

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Ernst, R-Iowa, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2503 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5838, S5853

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Ernst, R-Iowa, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2502 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5838, S5853

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Rubio, R-Fla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2501 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5838, S5853

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Grassley, R-Iowa, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2500 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5838, S5852-S5853

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Padilla, D-Calif., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2497 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5837, S5852

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Padilla, D-Calif., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2496 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5837, S5852

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Klobuchar, D-Minn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2495 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5837, S5851-S5852

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Lummis, R-Wyo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2494 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5837, S5851

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Coons, D-Del., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2493 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5837, S5851

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Lankford, R-Okla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2492 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5837, S5850-S5851

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Duckworth, D-Ill., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2491 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5837, S5848-S5850

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Cruz, R-Texas, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2490 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5837, S5848

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Blackburn, R-Tenn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2489 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5837, S5848

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Sullivan, R-Alaska, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2488 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5837, S5848

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Sullivan, R-Alaska, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2487 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5837, S5848

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Grassley, R-Iowa, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2486 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5837, S5847-S5848

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2485 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5837, S5847

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Hagerty, R-Tenn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2484 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5837, S5847

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Casey, D-Pa., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2483 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5837, S5847

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Wicker, R-Miss., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2482 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5837, S5847

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Paul, R-Ky., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2481 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5837, S5847

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Lankford, R-Okla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2480 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5837, S5846-S5847

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Murray, D-Wash., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2479 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5837, S5846

  • Aug. 4, 2021 — Cardin, D-Md., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2478 (2137). Congressional Record p. S5837, S5840-S5846

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Carper, D-Del., for Johnson, R-Wis., amendment no. 2245 to the Schumer, D-N.Y., for Sinema, D-Ariz., substitute amendment no. 2137 to the bill, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S5704-S5706, S5706-S5707

  • Aug. 3, 2021Senate Vote 297 Infrastructure Package — Payment and Performance Security for Transportation Grants
    Carper, D-Del., for Van Hollen, D-Md., amendment no. 2354 to the Schumer, D-N.Y., for Sinema, D-Ariz., substitute amendment no. 2137 to the bill that would require the Transportation Department to ensure appropriate payment and performance security in the design and construction of a project carried out using assistance under the Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act program, which provides credit assistance for transportation projects of regional and national significance. Adopted 97-0. Note: Per a unanimous consent request, 60 votes were required for adoption of the amendment. Congressional Record p. S5704-S5706, S5706-S5707

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Carper, D-Del., for Cruz, R-Texas, amendment no. 2300 to the Schumer, D-N.Y., for Sinema, D-Ariz., substitute amendment no. 2137 to the bill, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S5694-S5695, S5696

  • Aug. 3, 2021Senate Vote 296 Infrastructure Package — Public Transportation Accessibility Plans
    Carper, D-Del., for Duckworth, D-Ill., amendment no. 2140 to the Schumer, D-N.Y., for Sinema, D-Ariz., substitute amendment no. 2137 to the bill that would require recipients of Transportation Department grants authorized by the bill for accessibility upgrades to rail public transportation systems to adopt a plan that commits them to pursuing public transportation accessibility projects that enhance the customer experience and maximize accessibility for individuals with physical, sensory, and intellectual or developmental disabilities, and that address service equity for all riders regardless of income, age, race or ability, accounting for historical and current service gaps based on these factors. Rejected 48-50. Note: Per a unanimous consent agreement, 60 votes were required for adoption of the amendment. Congressional Record p. S5694-S5696

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Carper, D-Del., for Lee, R-Utah, amendment no. 2255 to the Schumer, D-N.Y., for Sinema, D-Ariz., substitute amendment no. 2137 to the bill, rejected by roll call vote, 20-78. (Per a unanimous consent agreement, 60 votes were required for adoption.) Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S5689, S5689-S5690

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Schumer, D-N.Y., for Lummis, R-Wyo., amendment no. 2181 to the Schumer, D-N.Y., for Sinema, D-Ariz., substitute amendment no. 2137 to the bill, adopted by roll call vote, 95-3. (Per a unanimous consent agreement, 60 votes were required for adoption.) Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S5683-S5685, S5687-S5689

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Carper, D-Del., amendment no. 2131 to the Schumer, D-N.Y., for Sinema, D-Ariz., substitute amendment no. 2137 to the bill, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S5683-S5685, S5687-S5699, S5701-S5706, S5706-S5707

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Schumer, D-N.Y., for Sinema, D-Ariz., substitute amendment no. 2137 to the bill, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S5683-S5685, S5687-S5699, S5701-S5706, S5706-S5707

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S5683-S5685, S5687-S5699, S5701-S5706, S5706-S5707

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Cruz, R-Texas, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2389 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5723, S5757-S5758

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Cruz, R-Texas, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2388 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5723, S5757

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Cruz, R-Texas, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2387 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5723, S5756-S5757

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Risch, R-Idaho, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2386 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5723, S5756

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Cruz, R-Texas, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2385 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5723, S5756

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Daines, R-Mont., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2384 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5723, S5755-S5756

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Wicker, R-Miss., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2383 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5723, S5755

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Blackburn, R-Tenn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2382 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5723, S5755

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2381 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5723, S5755

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2380 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5723, S5755

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2379 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5723, S5755

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2378 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5723, S5755

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Blackburn, R-Tenn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2377 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5723, S5755

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Blackburn, R-Tenn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2376 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5723, S5754-S5755

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Lankford, R-Okla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2477 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5726, S5788

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Lankford, R-Okla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2476 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5726, S5788

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Ernst, R-Iowa, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2375. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5723, S5754

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Lankford, R-Okla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2475 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5726, S5788

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Booker, D-N.J., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2374 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5723, S5754

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Rounds, R-S.D., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2474 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5726, S5788

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Rounds, R-S.D., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2473 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5726, S5788

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Kaine, D-Va., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2373 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5723, S5754

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Rounds, R-S.D., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2472 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5726, S5788

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Rounds, R-S.D., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2471 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5726, S5788

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Sinema, D-Ariz., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2470 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5726, S5787-S5788

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Cardin, D-Md., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2372 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5723, S5754

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Booker, D-N.J., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2371 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5723, S5754

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Cruz, R-Texas, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2469 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5726, S5787

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Cruz, R-Texas, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2468 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5726, S5787

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Booker, D-N.J., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2370 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5722, S5753

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Cruz, R-Texas, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2467 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5726, S5786-S5787

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Cruz, R-Texas, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2466 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5726, S5786

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Cardin, D-Md., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2465 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5726, S5786

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — G. Peters, D-Mich., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2464 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5726, S5786

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Booker, D-N.J., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2369 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5722, S5752-S5753

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Markey, D-Mass., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2463 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5726, S5786

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Warren, D-Mass., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2368 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5722, S5752

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Warren, D-Mass., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2367 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5722, S5750-S5752

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Lujan, D-N.M., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2366 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5722, S5750

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — G. Peters, D-Mich., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2365 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5722, S5750

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Cardin, D-Md., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2364 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5722, S5748-S5750

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Bennet, D-Colo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2363 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5722, S5748

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Wyden, D-Ore., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2362 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5722, S5746-S5748

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Markey, D-Mass., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2462 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5726, S5785-S5786

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Marshall, R-Kan., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2461 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5726, S5785

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Merkley, D-Ore., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2361 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5722, S5746

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Merkley, D-Ore., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2360. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5722, S5746

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Merkley, D-Ore., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2359 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5722, S5746

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Lujan, D-N.M., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2460 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5726, S5785

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Rosen, D-Nev., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2358 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5722, S5746

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Lujan, D-N.M., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2459 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5726, S5784-S5785

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Merkley, D-Ore., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2357 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5722, S5746

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Lujan, D-N.M., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2458 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5726, S5784

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Merkley, D-Ore., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2356 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5722, S5746

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Feinstein, D-Calif., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2457 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5725, S5784

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Feinstein, D-Calif., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2456 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5725, S5784

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Feinstein, D-Calif., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2455 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5725, S5783-S5784

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Feinstein, D-Calif., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2454 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5725, S5783

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Blackburn, R-Tenn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2453 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5725, S5783

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — R. Johnson, R-Wis., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2452 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5725, S5783

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Moran, R-Kan., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2451 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5725, S5783

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Barrasso, R-Wyo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2450 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5725, S5782-S5783

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Ernst, R-Iowa, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2355 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5722, S5745-S5746

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Van Hollen, D-Md., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2354 (2137). Congressional Record p. S5722, S5745

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Hagerty, R-Tenn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2353 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5722, S5745

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Hagerty, R-Tenn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2352 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5722, S5744-S5745

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Hagerty, R-Tenn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2351 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5722, S5744

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — John Kennedy, R-La., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2350 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5722, S5744

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — John Kennedy, R-La., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2349 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5722, S5744

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — John Kennedy, R-La., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2348 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5722, S5744

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — John Kennedy, R-La., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2347 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5722, S5744

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Ernst, R-Iowa, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2346 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5722, S5744

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Rubio, R-Fla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2345 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5722, S5744

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Thune, R-S.D., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2344 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5722, S5743-S5744

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Cassidy, R-La., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2343 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5722, S5743

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Kelly, D-Ariz., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2342 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5722, S5742-S5743

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Klobuchar, D-Minn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2341 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5721-S5722, S5742

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Daines, R-Mont., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2340 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5721, S5742

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Scott, R-Fla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2339 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5721, S5742

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Scott, R-Fla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2338 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5721, S5742

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Daines, R-Mont., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2449 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5725, S5782

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Scott, R-Fla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2337 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5721, S5742

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Daines, R-Mont., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2448 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5725, S5782

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Thune, R-S.D., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2336 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5721, S5740-S5742

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Carper, D-Del., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2447 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5725, S5781-S5782

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Thune, R-S.D., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2335 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5721, S5740

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Blackburn, R-Tenn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2334 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5721, S5740

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Blackburn, R-Tenn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2333 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5721, S5739-S5740

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Blackburn, R-Tenn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2332 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5721, S5739

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Blackburn, R-Tenn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2331 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5721, S5739

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Blackburn, R-Tenn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2330 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5721, S5739

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Blackburn, R-Tenn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2329 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5721, S5739

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Blackburn, R-Tenn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2328 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5721, S5738

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Ossoff, D-Ga., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2446 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5725, S5781

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Ernst, R-Iowa, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2445 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5725, S5781

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Gillibrand, D-N.Y., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2444 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5725, S5780-S5781

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Cardin, D-Md., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2443 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5725, S5778-S5780

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Marshall, R-Kan., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2442 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5725, S5778

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2441 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5725, S5778

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2440 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5725, S5778

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2439 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5725, S5778

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Blackburn, R-Tenn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2438 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5725, S5778

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Cotton, R-Ark., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2437 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5725, S5777-S5778

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Ernst, R-Iowa, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2436 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5725, S5777

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Grassley, R-Iowa, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2435 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5725, S5776-S5777

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — John Kennedy, R-La., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2434 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5725, S5775-S5776

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — John Kennedy, R-La., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2433 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5725, S5775

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Gillibrand, D-N.Y., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2432 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5725, S5774-S5775

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Feinstein, D-Calif., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2431 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5725, S5774

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Booker, D-N.J., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2430 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5725, S5774

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Scott, R-Fla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2429 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5724-S5725, S5774

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Cotton, R-Ark., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2428 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5724, S5774

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Rubio, R-Fla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2427 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5724, S5774

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Rubio, R-Fla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2426 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5724, S5773-S5774

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Scott, R-Fla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2425 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5724, S5773

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Scott, R-Fla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2424 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5724, S5773

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Risch, R-Idaho, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2423 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5724, S5773

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Tuberville, R-Ala., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2422 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5724, S5773

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Tuberville, R-Ala., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2421 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5724, S5773

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Tuberville, R-Ala., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2420 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5724, S5772-S5773

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Tuberville, R-Ala., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2419 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5724, S5772

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Tuberville, R-Ala., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2418 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5724, S5772

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Lummis, R-Wyo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2417 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5724, S5771-S5772

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2416 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5724, S5770-S5771

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Daines, R-Mont., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2415 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5724, S5770

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Daines, R-Mont., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2414 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5724, S5770

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Daines, R-Mont., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2413 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5724, S5770

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Blackburn, R-Tenn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2412 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5724, S5769-S5770

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Marshall, R-Kan., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2411 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5724, S5769

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Marshall, R-Kan., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2410 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5724, S5768-S5769

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Cornyn, R-Texas, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2409 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5724, S5767-S5768

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Cortez Masto, D-Nev., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2408 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5724, S5767

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Blackburn, R-Tenn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2407 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5724, S5766-S5767

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Blackburn, R-Tenn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2406 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5724, S5766

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Sullivan, R-Alaska, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2405 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5724, S5766

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Sullivan, R-Alaska, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2404 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5724, S5766

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Merkley, D-Ore., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2403. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5724, S5766

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Gillibrand, D-N.Y., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2402 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5724, S5765-S5766

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Blackburn, R-Tenn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2327 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5721, S5738

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Blackburn, R-Tenn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2326 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5721, S5738

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Blackburn, R-Tenn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2325 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5721, S5738

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Blackburn, R-Tenn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2324 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5721, S5738

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Blackburn, R-Tenn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2323 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5721, S5737-S5738

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Blackburn, R-Tenn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2322 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5721, S5737

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Blackburn, R-Tenn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2321 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5721, S5737

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Blackburn, R-Tenn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2320 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5721, S5737

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Hoeven, R-N.D., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2319 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5721, S5736-S5737

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Hoeven, R-N.D., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2318 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5721, S5736

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Hoeven, R-N.D., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2317 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5721, S5736

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Padilla, D-Calif., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2316 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5721, S5736

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Padilla, D-Calif., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2315 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5721, S5735-S5736

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Padilla, D-Calif., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2314 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5721, S5735

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Padilla, D-Calif., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2313 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5721, S5735

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Coons, D-Del., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2312 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5720, S5735

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Duckworth, D-Ill., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2311 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5720, S5734-S5735

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Markey, D-Mass., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2310 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5720, S5734

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Markey, D-Mass., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2309 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5720, S5734

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Markey, D-Mass., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2308 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5720, S5734

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Markey, D-Mass., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2307 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5720, S5734

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Markey, D-Mass., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2306 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5720, S5734

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Risch, R-Idaho, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2305 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5720, S5734

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Sullivan, R-Alaska, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2304 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5720, S5727-S5734

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Barrasso, R-Wyo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2303 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5720, S5726-S5727

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Risch, R-Idaho, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2302 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5720, S5726

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Cantwell, D-Wash., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2401 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5724, S5765

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Cantwell, D-Wash., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2400 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5723-S5724, S5765

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Cortez Masto, D-Nev., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2399 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5723, S5762-S5765

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Cortez Masto, D-Nev., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2398 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5723, S5761-S5762

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Cortez Masto, D-Nev., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2397 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5723, S5761

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Cortez Masto, D-Nev., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2396 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5723, S5761

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Cortez Masto, D-Nev., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2395 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5723, S5761

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Cortez Masto, D-Nev., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2394 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5723, S5760-S5761

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Cortez Masto, D-Nev., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2393 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5723, S5760

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Bennet, D-Colo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2392 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5723, S5759-S5760

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Cruz, R-Texas, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2391 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5723, S5758-S5759

  • Aug. 3, 2021 — Cruz, R-Texas, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2390 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5723, S5758

  • Aug. 2, 2021Senate Vote 292 Infrastructure Package — Telecommunications Workforce Development
    Carper, D-Del., for Thune, R-S.D., amendment no. 2162 to the Schumer, D-N.Y., for Sinema, D-Ariz., substitute amendment no. 2137 to the bill that would require the Federal Communications Commission, within 60 days of enactment, to establish an interagency working group to develop recommendations to address the workforce needs of the telecommunications industry, including safety needs, and submit its recommendations to Congress within a year of its establishment. It would also require the Labor Department and Federal Communications Commission to issue guidance on how states can address telecommunications workforce needs and safety and require the Government Accountability Office to complete an assessment on telecommunications workforce needs to build and maintain 5G wireless technology and rural broadband infrastructure. Adopted 95-1. Note: Per a unanimous consent agreement, 60 votes were required for adoption of the amendment.

  • Aug. 2, 2021Senate Vote 291 Infrastructure Package — Urban Indian Health Facility Renovation
    Carper, D-Del., for Padilla, D-Calif., amendment no. 2133 to the Schumer, D-N.Y., for Sinema, D-Ariz., substitute amendment no. 2137 to the bill that would expand eligible uses of funds for facilities renovation related to urban Indian health services by striking language in existing law that limits the use of such funds to "minor" renovations and those related to meeting certain accreditation standards for health care organizations. Adopted 90-7. Note: Per a unanimous consent agreement, 60 votes were required for adoption of the amendment.

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Schumer, D-N.Y., for Lummis, R-Wyo., amendment no. 2181 to the Schumer, D-N.Y., for Sinema, D-Ariz., substitute amendment no. 2137 to the bill, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S5558-S5559

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Carper, D-Del., for Barrasso, R-Wyo., amendment no. 2180 to the Schumer, D-N.Y., for Sinema, D-Ariz., substitute amendment no. 2137 to the bill, rejected by roll call vote, 45-48. (Per a unanimous consent agreement, 60 votes were required for adoption.) Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S5556-S5558

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Carper, D-Del., for Thune, R-S.D., amendment no. 2162 to the Schumer, D-N.Y., for Sinema, D-Ariz., substitute amendment no. 2137 to the bill, adopted by roll call vote, 95-1. (Per a unanimous consent agreement, 60 votes were required for adoption.) Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S5553-S5556

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Carper, D-Del., for Padilla, D-Calif., amendment no. 2133 to the Schumer, D-N.Y., for Sinema, D-Ariz., substitute amendment no. 2137 to the bill, adopted by roll call vote, 90-7. (Per a unanimous consent agreement, 60 votes were required for adoption.) Congressional Record p. S5553-S5556

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Carper, D-Del., amendment no. 2131 to the Schumer, D-N.Y., for Sinema, D-Ariz., substitute amendment no. 2137 to the bill, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S5529-S5559

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Schumer, D-N.Y., for Sinema, D-Ariz., substitute amendment no. 2137 to the bill, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S5529-S5559

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S5529-S5559

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Klobuchar, D-Minn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2301 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5569, S5682

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Cruz, R-Texas, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2300 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5569, S5681-S5682

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Blackburn, R-Tenn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2299 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5569, S5680-S5681

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Blackburn, R-Tenn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2298 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5568-S5569, S5680

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Blackburn, R-Tenn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2297 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5568, S5680

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Menendez, D-N.J., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2296 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5568, S5680

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Menendez, D-N.J., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2295 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5568, S5680

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Ernst, R-Iowa, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2294 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5568, S5680

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Ernst, R-Iowa, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2293 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5568, S5680

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Ernst, R-Iowa, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2292 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5568, S5679-S5680

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Ernst, R-Iowa, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2291 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5568, S5679

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — R. Johnson, R-Wis., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2290 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5568, S5679

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Barrasso, R-Wyo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2289 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5568, S5678-S5679

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Barrasso, R-Wyo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2288 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5568, S5678

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Barrasso, R-Wyo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2287. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5568, S5678

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Barrasso, R-Wyo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2286 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5568, S5678

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Barrasso, R-Wyo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2285 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5568, S5678

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — J. Reed, D-R.I., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2284 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5568, S5677-S5678

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Daines, R-Mont., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2283 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5568, S5677

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Daines, R-Mont., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2282 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5568, S5677

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Daines, R-Mont., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2281 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5568, S5676-S5677

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2280 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5568, S5676

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2279 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5568, S5675-S5676

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2278 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5568, S5675

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2277 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5568, S5675

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2276 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5568, S5675

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2275 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5568, S5674-S5675

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2274 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5568, S5674

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2273 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5568, S5674

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2272 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5568, S5674

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2271 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5568, S5674

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2270 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5568, S5673-S5674

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2269 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5568, S5671-S5673

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2268 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5567-S5568, S5669-S5671

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Van Hollen, D-Md., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2220 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5566, S5621

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Menendez, D-N.J., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2219 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5566, S5620-S5621

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Menendez, D-N.J., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2218 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5566, S5619-S5620

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Menendez, D-N.J., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2217 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5566, S5618-S5619

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Thune, R-S.D., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2216 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5566, S5617-S5618

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Thune, R-S.D., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2215 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5566, S5616-S5617

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2267 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5567, S5665-S5669

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Blumenthal, D-Conn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2214 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5566, S5616

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Blumenthal, D-Conn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2213 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5566, S5615-S5616

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2266 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5567, S5665

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2265 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5567, S5664-S5665

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2264 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5567, S5664

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Blumenthal, D-Conn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2212 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5566, S5615

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2263 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5567, S5663-S5664

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Blumenthal, D-Conn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2211 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5565-S5566, S5615

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — John Kennedy, R-La., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2210 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5565, S5615

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Cornyn, R-Texas, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2209 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5565, S5614-S5615

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2262 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5567, S5663

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2261 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5567, S5663

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Gillibrand, D-N.Y., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2208 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5565, S5612-S5614

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Barrasso, R-Wyo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2207 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5565, S5612

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Wicker, R-Miss., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2206 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5565, S5612

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Barrasso, R-Wyo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2205 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5565, S5612

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Barrasso, R-Wyo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2204 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5565, S5612

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Barrasso, R-Wyo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2203 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5565, S5612

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Barrasso, R-Wyo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2202 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5565, S5612

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Barrasso, R-Wyo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2201 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5565, S5612

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Barrasso, R-Wyo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2200 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5565, S5611-S5612

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Barrasso, R-Wyo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2199 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5565, S5611

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Barrasso, R-Wyo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2198 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5565, S5611

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Barrasso, R-Wyo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2197 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5565, S5610-S5611

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Barrasso, R-Wyo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2196 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5565, S5609-S5610

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Ernst, R-Iowa, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2195 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5565, S5609

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Ernst, R-Iowa, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2194 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5565, S5609

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Ernst, R-Iowa, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2193 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5565, S5609

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Wicker, R-Miss., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2192 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5565, S5608-S5609

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Durbin, D-Ill., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2191 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5565, S5607-S5608

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Durbin, D-Ill., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2190 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5565, S5607

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Gillibrand, D-N.Y., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2189 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5565, S5606-S5607

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Gillibrand, D-N.Y., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2188 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5565, S5606

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Gillibrand, D-N.Y., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2187 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5565, S5606

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Gillibrand, D-N.Y., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2186 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5565, S5606

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Gillibrand, D-N.Y., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2185 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5565, S5606

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Gillibrand, D-N.Y., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2184 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5565, S5605-S5606

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Gillibrand, D-N.Y., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2183 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5565, S5605

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Gillibrand, D-N.Y., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2182 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5564-S5565, S5605

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Lummis, R-Wyo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2181 (2137). Congressional Record p. S5564, S5604-S5605

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Barrasso, R-Wyo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2180 (2137). Congressional Record p. S5564, S5604

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Thune, R-S.D., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2179 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5564, S5604

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Wicker, R-Miss., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2178 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5564, S5603-S5604

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Coons, D-Del., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2177 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5564, S5602-S5603

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Cardin, D-Md., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2176 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5564, S5600-S5602

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Feinstein, D-Calif., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2175 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5564, S5599-S5600

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2260 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5567, S5662-S5663

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2259 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5567, S5662

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2258 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5567, S5662

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2257 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5567, S5662

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2256 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5567, S5661-S5662

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2255 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5567, S5649-S5661

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2254 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5567, S5641-S5649

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2253 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5567, S5641

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2252 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5567, S5639-S5641

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2251 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5567, S5638-S5639

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2250 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5567, S5637-S5638

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — M. Lee, R-Utah, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2249 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5567, S5636-S5637

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Wicker, R-Miss., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2248 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5567, S5635-S5636

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — John Kennedy, R-La., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2247 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5567, S5635

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — R. Johnson, R-Wis., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2246 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5567, S5635

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — R. Johnson, R-Wis., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2245 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5567, S5635

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — R. Johnson, R-Wis., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2244 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5567, S5634-S5635

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — R. Johnson, R-Wis., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2243 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5567, S5633-S5634

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Rounds, R-S.D., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2242 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5567, S5633

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Wyden, D-Ore., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2241 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5567, S5632-S5633

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Wyden, D-Ore., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2240 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5567, S5632

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Wyden, D-Ore., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2239 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5566, S5632

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Wyden, D-Ore., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2238 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5566, S5631-S5632

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Wyden, D-Ore., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2237 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5566, S5631

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Feinstein, D-Calif., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2174 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5564, S5599

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Padilla, D-Calif., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2173 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5564, S5599

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Padilla, D-Calif., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2172 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5564, S5599

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Schumer, D-N.Y., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2171 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5564, S5598-S5599

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — J. Reed, D-R.I., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2170 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5564, S5591-S5598

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — J. Reed, D-R.I., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2169 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5564, S5590-S5591

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Warnock, D-Ga., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2168 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5564, S5589-S5590

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Warnock, D-Ga., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2167 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5564, S5589

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Warnock, D-Ga., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2166. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5564, S5588

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Warnock, D-Ga., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2165 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5564, S5588

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Fischer, R-Neb., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2164 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5564, S5587-S5588

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Cardin, D-Md., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2163 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5564, S5581-S5587

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Wyden, D-Ore., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2236 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5566, S5631

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Kelly, D-Ariz., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2235 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5566, S5631

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Lankford, R-Okla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2234 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5566, S5630

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Lankford, R-Okla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2233 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5566, S5630

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Hoeven, R-N.D., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2232 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5566, S5627-S5630

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Thune, R-S.D., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2231 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5566, S5627

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Braun, R-Ind., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2230 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5566, S5627

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Wicker, R-Miss., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2148 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5563, S5575

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Ernst, R-Iowa, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2229 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5566, S5626-S5627

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Thune, R-S.D., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2162 (2137). Congressional Record p. S5564, S5580-S5581

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Marshall, R-Kan., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2228 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5566, S5626

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Cramer, R-N.D., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2161 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5564, S5580

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Wicker, R-Miss., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2160 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5564, S5579-S5580

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Hoeven, R-N.D., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2227 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5566, S5626

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Wicker, R-Miss., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2159 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5564, S5579

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Thune, R-S.D., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2226 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5566, S5626

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Ernst, R-Iowa, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2158 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5564, S5579

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Braun, R-Ind., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2225 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5566, S5625-S5626

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Crapo, R-Idaho, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2157 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5564, S5578-S5579

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — A. King, I-Maine, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2224 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5566, S5624-S5625

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — L. Graham, R-S.C., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2156 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5564, S5578

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Cornyn, R-Texas, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2155 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5564, S5576-S5578

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — A. King, I-Maine, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2223 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5566, S5624

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Ernst, R-Iowa, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2154 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5564, S5576

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Ernst, R-Iowa, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2153 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5564, S5576

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Van Hollen, D-Md., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2222 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5566, S5621-S5624

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Grassley, R-Iowa, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2152 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5563, S5576

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Wicker, R-Miss., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2151 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5563, S5575-S5576

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Wicker, R-Miss., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2150 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5563, S5575

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Van Hollen, D-Md., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2221 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5566, S5621

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Wicker, R-Miss., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2149 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5563, S5575

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Wicker, R-Miss., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2147 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5563, S5575

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Wicker, R-Miss., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2146 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5563, S5574-S5575

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Wicker, R-Miss., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2145 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5563, S5574

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Wicker, R-Miss., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2144 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5563, S5574

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Kaine, D-Va., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2143 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5563, S5574

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Markey, D-Mass., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2142. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5563, S5573-S5574

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Kaine, D-Va., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2141 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5563, S5569-S5573

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Duckworth, D-Ill., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2140 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5563, S5569

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Feinstein, D-Calif., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2139 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5563, S5569

  • Aug. 2, 2021 — Feinstein, D-Calif., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2138 (2137). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5563, S5569

  • Aug. 1, 2021 — Schumer, D-N.Y., for Sinema, D-Ariz., substitute amendment no. 2137 to the bill, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S5240

  • Aug. 1, 2021 — Considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S5240

  • Aug. 1, 2021 — Schumer, D-N.Y., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2137. Congressional Record p. S5256, S5255-S5528

  • Aug. 1, 2021 — Schatz, D-Hawaii, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2136. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5246, S5250-S5255

  • Aug. 1, 2021 — Klobuchar, D-Minn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2135. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5246, S5250

  • Aug. 1, 2021 — A. King, I-Maine, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2134. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5246, S5248-S5250

  • Aug. 1, 2021 — Padilla, D-Calif., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2133. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5246, S5247-S5248

  • Aug. 1, 2021 — Rounds, R-S.D., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2132. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5246, S5247

  • Aug. 1, 2021 — Carper, D-Del., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2131. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5246, S5247

  • Aug. 1, 2021 — Klobuchar, D-Minn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2130. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5246, S5247

  • July 30, 2021Marshall, R-Kan., Senate speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.288, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. S5201

  • July 30, 2021 — Considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S5197-S5201

  • July 30, 2021Senate Vote 288 Infrastructure Package — Motion to Proceed
    Schumer, D-N.Y., motion to proceed to the legislative vehicle for a bipartisan infrastructure package. Motion agreed to 66-28. Congressional Record p. S5197-S5201

  • July 30, 2021 — Wicker, R-Miss., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2129. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5221, S5222-S5223

  • July 30, 2021 — S. Brown, D-Ohio, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2128. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5221, S5222

  • July 30, 2021 — Wicker, R-Miss., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 2127. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S5221, S5221-S5222

  • July 29, 2021 — Schumer, D-N.Y., motion to proceed to the bill, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S5149-S5154

  • July 28, 2021 — Schumer, D-N.Y., motion to proceed to the bill, pending since having been offered on Monday, July 19, 2021. Congressional Record p. S5137

  • July 28, 2021Senate Vote 285 Infrastructure Package — Cloture
    Schumer, D-N.Y., motion to invoke cloture on the Schumer motion to proceed to the expected legislative vehicle for a bipartisan infrastructure package. Motion agreed to 67-32. Note: Three-fifths of the total Senate (60) is required to invoke cloture on legislation. Congressional Record p. S5137

  • July 28, 2021 — Schumer, D-N.Y., motion to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the Schumer motion to proceed to the bill, agreed to by voice vote. Congressional Record p. S5317

  • July 21, 2021 — Schumer, D-N.Y., motion to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the Schumer motion to proceed to the bill, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S5002-S5005

  • July 21, 2021Senate Vote 276 Infrastructure Package — Cloture
    Schumer, D-N.Y., motion to invoke cloture on the Schumer motion to proceed to the expected legislative vehicle for a bipartisan infrastructure package. Motion rejected 49-51. Note: Three-fifths of the total Senate (60) is required to invoke cloture on legislation on legislation. Congressional Record p. S5001-S5002

  • July 21, 2021 — Schumer, D-N.Y., motion to proceed to the bill, pending at recess.

  • July 20, 2021 — Schumer, D-N.Y., motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the Schumer motion to proceed to the bill (60 votes required), pending at recess.

  • July 20, 2021 — Schumer, D-N.Y., motion to proceed to the bill, pending at recess.

  • July 19, 2021 — Schumer, D-N.Y., motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the Schumer, D-N.Y., motion to proceed to the bill (60 votes required), pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S4946

  • July 19, 2021 — Schumer, D-N.Y., motion to proceed to the bill, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S4946

  • July 13, 2021E.L. Carter, R-Ga., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.203, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E753

  • July 13, 2021E.L. Carter, R-Ga., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.201, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E753

  • July 13, 2021E.L. Carter, R-Ga., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.200, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E753

  • July 13, 2021E.L. Carter, R-Ga., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.199, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E753

  • July 13, 2021E.L. Carter, R-Ga., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.198, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E753

  • July 13, 2021E.L. Carter, R-Ga., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.204, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E753

  • July 13, 2021E.L. Carter, R-Ga., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.202, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E753

  • July 13, 2021Herrell, R-N.M., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.203, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E753

  • July 13, 2021Herrell, R-N.M., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.201, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E753

  • July 13, 2021Herrell, R-N.M., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.200, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E753

  • July 13, 2021Herrell, R-N.M., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.199, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E753

  • July 13, 2021Herrell, R-N.M., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.198, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E753

  • July 13, 2021Herrell, R-N.M., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.204, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E753

  • July 13, 2021Herrell, R-N.M., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.202, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E753

  • July 13, 2021 — Placed on the Senate Legislative Calendar under the provisions of Rule XIV. Congressional Record p. S4835, S4852

  • July 12, 2021 — Received in the Senate and read the first time. Congressional Record p. S4827, S4832

  • July 9, 2021Williams, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.208, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E747

  • July 9, 2021Arrington, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.204, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E747

  • July 9, 2021Arrington, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.202, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E747

  • July 9, 2021Arrington, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.203, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E747

  • July 9, 2021Arrington, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.201, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E747

  • July 9, 2021Arrington, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.200, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E747

  • July 9, 2021Arrington, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.199, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E747

  • July 9, 2021Arrington, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.198, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E747

  • July 6, 2021Hagedorn, R-Minn., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.208, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E743-E744

  • July 6, 2021Hagedorn, R-Minn., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.207, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E743-E744

  • July 6, 2021Hagedorn, R-Minn., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.206, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E743-E744

  • July 6, 2021Hagedorn, R-Minn., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.205, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E743-E744

  • July 6, 2021Hagedorn, R-Minn., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.204, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E743

  • July 6, 2021Hagedorn, R-Minn., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.203, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E743

  • July 6, 2021Hagedorn, R-Minn., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.202, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E743

  • July 6, 2021Hagedorn, R-Minn., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.201, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E743

  • July 2, 2021Jackson, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.208, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E740

  • July 2, 2021Jackson, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.207, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E740

  • July 2, 2021Jackson, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.206, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E740

  • July 2, 2021Jackson, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.205, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E740

  • July 2, 2021Jackson, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.204, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E740

  • July 2, 2021Jackson, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.203, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E740

  • July 2, 2021Jackson, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.202, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E740

  • July 2, 2021Jackson, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.201, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E740

  • July 2, 2021Jackson, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.200, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E740

  • July 2, 2021Jackson, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.199, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E740

  • July 2, 2021Jackson, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.198, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E740

  • July 1, 2021Roy, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.207, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H3588

  • July 1, 2021Hartzler, R-Mo., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.207, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H3587

  • July 1, 2021Cheney, R-Wyo., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.207, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H3588

  • July 1, 2021Roy, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.208, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H3588

  • July 1, 2021Roy, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.206, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H3588

  • July 1, 2021Roy, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.205, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H3588

  • July 1, 2021Cheney, R-Wyo., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.208, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H3588

  • July 1, 2021Cheney, R-Wyo., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.206, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H3588

  • July 1, 2021Cheney, R-Wyo., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.205, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H3588

  • July 1, 2021Roybal-Allard, D-Calif., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.205, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H3585

  • July 1, 2021Frankel, D-Fla., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.205, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H3585

  • July 1, 2021Roy, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.204, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E735

  • July 1, 2021Roy, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.202, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E735

  • July 1, 2021Roy, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.203, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E735

  • July 1, 2021Roy, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.201, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E735

  • July 1, 2021Roy, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.200, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E735

  • July 1, 2021Roy, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.199, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E735

  • July 1, 2021Roy, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.198, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E735

  • July 1, 2021House Vote 208 Surface Transportation and Water Infrastructure Authorization — Passage
    Passage of the bill, as amended, that would authorize more than $720 billion in surface transportation and water infrastructure spending. It would reauthorize federal-aid highway, public transit, rail, and surface transportation safety and research programs for five years, through fiscal 2026, and reauthorize various water infrastructure programs for five or ten years. As amended, the bill would additionally authorize more than $36 billion through fiscal 2026 for activities related to electric vehicle infrastructure, access and manufacturing. It would authorize more than $548 billion through fiscal 2026 for federal surface transportation programs, including $333 billion for federal-aid highway programs; $109 billion for transit programs; and $96 billion for rail programs. It would establish requirements for many new and existing surface transportation programs to consider the environmental and equity impacts of funded activities. It would require the Transportation Department to establish a number of grant programs for project-level investments, including for carbon pollution reduction projects to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the surface transportation system; development of electric vehicle charging and hydrogen fueling infrastructure; separation or elimination of highway-rail crossings; extreme weather resilience and mitigation improvements; activities to reconnect neighborhoods by removing or remediating the effects of transportation infrastructure construction in disadvantaged and underserved communities. It would authorize $12 billion for a new program to support large highway, transit, and rail projects of national and regional significance. It would modify a transit grant program to require the procurement of zero-emission buses and other vehicles. Within the total for rail funding, it would authorize $32 billion for Amtra; $25 billion for a new program to fund improvements to major intercity passenger rail bridges, stations, and tunnels grant; $7 billion for passenger and freight rail infrastructure and safety improvement grants; and up to $20 million annually to establish a university innovation institute to research and develop low- and zero-emission rail technologies. It would establish an independent nonprofit known as the Clean Energy and Sustainability Accelerator to facilitate the deployment of emissions reduction technologies, requiring the Energy Department to transfer $50 billion to the accelerator upon establishment and $10 billion annually for the subsequent five years. The bill would authorize more than $117.5 billion for drinking water infrastructure and $54.4 billion for wastewater treatment infrastructure over ten years. It would authorize $53 billion through 2031 for the EPA Drinking Water State Revolving Fund, which provides grants to states to provide loans and other financial assistance to public water systems, and increase the maximum percentage of such funding states may use to assist disadvantaged communities. It would authorize $4.5 billion annually through fiscal 2031 for grants to states to replace lead service lines; $4 billion available until expended for a low-income drinking water assistance program. It would authorize $40 billion through fiscal 2026 for the EPA Clean Water State Revolving Fund, which provides grants to states to provide loans and other financial assistance related to water treatment infrastructure projects. It would authorize $4 billion for a low-income wastewater assistance program, available until expended. It would authorize $2.6 billion to improve water sanitation facilities funded by the Indian Health Service. It would authorize $500 million annually through fiscal 2031 for community water system PFAS treatment grants. It would require the EPA to set national primary drinking water regulations for contaminants including per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, microcystin toxin, chromium-6 and 1,4-dioxane. Passed 221-201. Note: A "yea" was a vote in support of the president's position. 39 members voted remotely by proxy, pursuant to the provisions of H Res 8 during the public health emergency period related to COVID-19. Congressional Record p. H3587-H3588

  • July 1, 2021House Vote 207 Surface Transportation and Water Infrastructure Authorization — Recommit
    Gibbs, R-Ohio, motion to recommit the bill to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. Motion rejected 202-217. Note: 39 members voted remotely by proxy, pursuant to the provisions of H Res 8 during the public health emergency period related to COVID-19. Congressional Record p. H3586-H3587

  • July 1, 2021House Vote 206 Surface Transportation and Water Infrastructure Authorization — Climate Change Considerations for Wastewater Infrastructure
    Lee, D-Nev., amendment no. 132 that would require the EPA, within 18 months of the bill's enactment, to issue regulations requiring wastewater infrastructure fund applicants to assess the potential impact of climate change on the proposed project and incorporate measures to mitigate such impacts into the project design. It would require the EPA, in issuing the regulations, to consult with government agencies and stakeholders with experience in addressing climate change impacts on wastewater infrastructure projects and to identify entities to provide technical assistance to applicants to incorporate climate resilience measures. Adopted 220-200. Note: 38 members voted remotely by proxy, pursuant to the provisions of H Res 8 during the public health emergency period related to COVID-19. Congressional Record p. H3586

  • July 1, 2021House Vote 205 Surface Transportation and Water Infrastructure Authorization — En Bloc Amendments
    Davids, D-Kansas., en bloc amendments no. 5 including 26 amendments to the bill that would, among other provisions, authorize $2.6 billion for the Health and Human Services Department to award additional funding under the Sanitation Facilities Construction Program to design and improve water, sewer and solid waste sanitation facilities funded by the Indian Health Service; authorize $200 million annually through fiscal 2026 for nonpoint source pollution management grant programs; authorize $200 million annually through fiscal 2026 to assist community water systems in educating and assisting communities in adapting and responding to "malevolent acts" and natural hazards that affect drinking water supply; and require the EPA to review the status of efforts to reduce or eliminate the potential human health impacts from exposure to radiological contamination in the vicinity of Coldwater Creek in North St. Louis County, Mo., and install signage to inform residents of potential exposure risks. Adopted 217-199. Note: 38 members voted remotely by proxy, pursuant to the provisions of H Res 8 during the public health emergency period related to COVID-19. Congressional Record p. H3585

  • July 1, 2021 — Considered by the House. Congressional Record p. H3585-H3588

  • June 30, 2021Pfluger, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.203, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H3565

  • June 30, 2021Pfluger, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.204, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H3565

  • June 30, 2021Pfluger, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.202, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H3565

  • June 30, 2021Grothman, R-Wis., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.198, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H3336

  • June 30, 2021Pfluger, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.201, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H3563

  • June 30, 2021Pfluger, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.200, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H3563

  • June 30, 2021Pfluger, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.199, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H3563

  • June 30, 2021Pfluger, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.198, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H3563

  • June 30, 2021Good, R-Va., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.204, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E728

  • June 30, 2021Good, R-Va., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.202, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E728

  • June 30, 2021Good, R-Va., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.203, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E728

  • June 30, 2021Good, R-Va., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.201, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E728

  • June 30, 2021Good, R-Va., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.200, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E728

  • June 30, 2021Good, R-Va., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.199, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E728

  • June 30, 2021Good, R-Va., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.198, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E728

  • June 30, 2021Hartzler, R-Mo., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.190, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E727

  • June 30, 2021Hartzler, R-Mo., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.189, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E727

  • June 30, 2021Moore, R-Ala., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.190, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E724

  • June 30, 2021Moore, R-Ala., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.189, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E724

  • June 30, 2021 — Lee, D-Nev., amendment no. 132 that would require the EPA, within 18 months of the bill's enactment, to issue regulations requiring wastewater infrastructure fund applicants to assess the potential impact of climate change on the proposed project and incorporate measures to mitigate such impacts into the project design. It would require the EPA, in issuing the regulations, to consult with government agencies and stakeholders with experience in addressing climate change impacts on wastewater infrastructure projects and to identify entities to provide technical assistance to applicants to incorporate climate resilience measures, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. H3574-H3576

  • June 30, 2021 — Davids, D-Kan., en bloc amendments no. 5, pending at recess. (En bloc package consisting of amendment nos. 116, 117, 118, 123, 124, 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131, 133, 136, 137, 138, 139, 140, 141, 142, 144, 145, 146, 147, 148 and 149.) Congressional Record p. H3565-H3574

  • June 30, 2021House Vote 204 Surface Transportation and Water Infrastructure Authorization — High Occupancy Vehicle Facility Reviews
    Van Duyne, R-Texas, amendment no. 108 that would authorize states, if the Transportation Department determines appropriate, to conduct a review of a high occupancy vehicle facility 10 years after its construction, and to remove such a facility and repay any associated funds. Adopted 230-178. Note: 36 members voted remotely by proxy, pursuant to the provisions of H Res 8 during the public health emergency period related to COVID-19. Congressional Record p. H3561-H3562, H3564-H3565

  • June 30, 2021 — Cammack, R-Fla., amendment no. 10 that would exempt drivers transporting livestock within a 150 air-mile radius of the livestock's final destination from certain Transportation Department regulations related to maximum driving and on-duty time, withdrawn. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. H3561

  • June 30, 2021House Vote 203 Surface Transportation and Water Infrastructure Authorization — En Bloc Amendments
    Adoption of the DeFazio, D-Ore., en bloc amendments no. 4 including 38 amendments to the bill that would, among other provisions, add an electric vehicles division to the bill that would authorize over $7 billion annually through fiscal 2026 for activities related to electric vehicle infrastructure, access and manufacturing; establish an independent nonprofit known as the Clean Energy and Sustainability Accelerator to facilitate the deployment of emissions reduction technologies, requiring the Energy Department to transfer $50 billion to the accelerator upon its establishment and $10 billion annually for the subsequent five-year period; increase by $1 billion the amount authorized annually through 2026 for passenger rail improvement, modernization and expansion grants established by the bill; require the Transportation Department to establish a climate-safe infrastructure working group to examine and make recommendations on how to integrate scientific data regarding the projected impacts and risks of climate change into federally funded infrastructure activities; and permanently authorize the Historic Preservation Fund and increase to $300 million annual funding authorized for the fund. Adopted 221-187. Note: 36 members voted remotely by proxy, pursuant to the provisions of H Res 8 during the public health emergency period related to COVID-19. Congressional Record p. H3543-H3561, H3564

  • June 30, 2021House Vote 202 Surface Transportation and Water Infrastructure Authorization — En Bloc Amendments
    Adoption of the DeFazio, D-Ore., en bloc amendments no. 3 including 19 amendments to the bill that would, among other provisions, strike from the bill provisions that would authorize $4 billion for a low-income drinking water assistance program and $4 billion for a low-income wastewater assistance program; strike a section to authorize funding for multiple railroad-related entities, including Amtrak; prohibit the use of federal funds to expand the Amtrak network beyond the routes and stations served by Amtrak on the date of the bill's enactment; strike from the bill provisions that would establish and provide apportionment for a carbon pollution reduction program to support the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from the surface transportation system; and strike the drinking water division of the bill and insert text that would reauthorize twelve drinking water assistance programs at current levels through fiscal 2026. Rejected 180-226. Note: 36 members voted remotely by proxy, pursuant to the provisions of H Res 8 during the public health emergency period related to COVID-19. Congressional Record p. H3539-H3543, H3563-H3564

  • June 30, 2021 — Lamb, D-Pa., en bloc amendments no. 2, agreed to by voice vote. (En bloc package consisting of amendments no. 5, 9, 15, 31, 34, 43, 52, 61, 62, 63, 65, 74, 76, 86, 94, 100, 112, 114, 119, 121 and 143.) Congressional Record p. H3532-H3539

  • June 30, 2021House Vote 201 Surface Transportation and Water Infrastructure Authorization — En Bloc Amendments
    Lamb, D-Pa., en bloc amendments no. 1 to the bill, including 42 amendments that would, among other provisions, authorize $100 million annually through fiscal 2027 for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to enter into a cooperative agreement with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to establish a community resilience and restoration fund; authorize funding for a number of wildlife corridor programs, including $16.5 million annually beginning in fiscal 2020 for the Interior, Agriculture, Commerce and Transportation departments to carry out a National Wildlife Corridor System to designate corridors on federal land or water that support the movement, persistence, resilience and adaptability of native species; permit recipients of public transportation formula grants to enter into an agreement where at least 80 percent of funding apportioned to a public transit provider that results from the provision of new public transportation services is passed through to the provider upon their request, to be used for continued or expanded transit services; require the Transportation Department to award grants to establish five centers of excellence to improve the resilience of surface transportation infrastructure and infrastructure dependent on surface transportation to natural disasters, extreme weather and the effects of climate change; require the Transportation and Energy departments, within 240 days of the bill's enactment, to establish a working group to make recommendations on the development, adoption and integration of light- and heavy-duty electric vehicles into U.S. transportation and energy systems; and require the Transportation Department to develop recommendations on the total annual allocation of highway funds to U.S. territories and the allocation of such funding among the territories. Adopted 217-186. Note: 36 members voted remotely by proxy, pursuant to the provisions of H Res 8 during the public health emergency period related to COVID-19. Congressional Record p. H3518-H3532, H3562-H3563

  • June 30, 2021 — Considered by the House. Congressional Record p. H3338-H3576

  • June 30, 2021House Vote 200 Surface Transportation and Water Infrastructure Authorization — Rule
    Adoption of the rule (H Res 508) that would provide for floor consideration of 149 amendments to a five-year surface transportation and ten-year water infrastructure authorization bill (HR 3684), including 115 amendments to the divisions of the bill related to surface transportation infrastructure and 34 amendments to the divisions related to drinking water and wastewater infrastructure. It would specify that provisions of law establishing procedures for the termination of a national emergency shall not apply for the duration of the 117th Congress to any joint resolution terminating the national emergency related to the coronavirus pandemic declared on March 13, 2020. It would also authorize through July 30, 2021, certain routine authorities for House proceedings, including for consideration of motions to suspend the rules and same-day consideration of Rules Committee resolutions. Adopted 219-190. Note: 33 members voted remotely by proxy, pursuant to the provisions of H Res 8 during the public health emergency period related to COVID-19. Congressional Record p. H3338

  • June 30, 2021House Vote 199 Surface Transportation and Water Infrastructure Authorization — Amendment to Rule
    DeSaulnier, D-Calif., amendment offered on the floor to the rule that would make in order to the surface transportation and water infrastructure authorization bill (HR 3684) an additional amendment offered by Rep. Slotkin, D-Mich., or her designee that would strike a provision allowing the use of public transit funds to pay incremental costs of incorporating art or non-functional landscaping into public transportation facilities. Rejected 84-325. Note: Pursuant to the provisions of H Res 8, members were able to vote remotely by proxy during the public health emergency period related to COVID-19. Congressional Record p. H3322, H3337-H3338

  • June 30, 2021House Vote 198 Surface Transportation and Water Infrastructure Authorization — Previous Question
    DeSaulnier D-Calif., motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 508) that would provide for floor consideration of a total of 149 amendments to a five-year surface transportation and ten-year water infrastructure authorization bill (HR 3684), including 115 amendments to the divisions of the bill related to surface transportation infrastructure and 34 amendments to the divisions related to drinking water and wastewater infrastructure. It would specify that provisions of law establishing procedures for the termination of a national emergency shall not apply for the duration of the 117th Congress to any joint resolution terminating the national emergency related to the coronavirus pandemic declared on March 13, 2020. It would also authorize through July 30, 2021, certain routine authorities for House proceedings, including for consideration of motions to suspend the rules and same-day consideration of Rules Committee resolutions. Motion agreed to 219-188. Note: 33 members voted remotely by proxy, pursuant to the provisions of H Res 8 during the public health emergency period related to COVID-19. Congressional Record p. H3322, H3335-H3336

  • June 29, 2021E.L. Carter, R-Ga., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.190, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H3263

  • June 29, 2021E.L. Carter, R-Ga., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.189, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H3263

  • June 29, 2021Good, R-Va., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.190, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E716

  • June 29, 2021Good, R-Va., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.189, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E716

  • June 29, 2021 — Rules Committee resolution, H Res 508, reported to the House as a rule for HR 3684.

  • June 29, 2021House Vote 190 Federal Inspectors General; Confederate Statues; Jan. 6 Special Committee; Surface Transportation and Water Infrastructure — Rule
    Adoption of the rule (H Res 504) that would provide for floor consideration of the IG Independence and Empowerment Act (HR 2662); a bill (HR 3005) to remove the bust of former Supreme Court Chief Justice Taney and Confederate statues from the U.S. Capitol; a resolution (H Res 503) to establish a special committee to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol; and a five-year surface transportation and ten-year water infrastructure authorization bill (HR 3684). The rule would provide up to one hour of general debate on HR 2662, HR 3005 and H Res 503 and make in order floor consideration of six amendments to HR 2662. It would provide for up to 90 minutes of general debate on HR 3684 and provide for automatic adoption of a DeFazio, D-Ore., manager's amendment to the bill. The DeFazio manager's amendment to HR 3684 would, among other provisions, allow the federal share to be increased up to 100% for projects under the federal lands access program and for any congestion mitigation and air quality improvement program activities that would reduce adverse environmental exposures that may disproportionately impact environmental justice communities. It would specify that contractors providing architectural and engineering services for federally-funded highway programs that received Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness would only be required to make credit adjustments to their indirect cost rate to reflect the portion of loan forgiveness attributable to federal funds. It would require the Transportation and Labor departments to review the relationship between labor and employment laws and regulations and motor carrier safety laws and regulations, including hours of service rules, and make recommendations related to improving motor carrier safety oversight. It would require the Federal Railroad Administration to review position descriptions and pay grades of railroad safety specialists and inspection personnel. It would require wastewater systems constructed under an EPA household decentralized wastewater program established by the bill to comply with industry standards and state and local requirements. It would make technical corrections throughout the bill. The rule also would authorize, through the legislative day of July 1, 2021, non-debatable motions by the majority leader or a designee to suspend the rules and consider, en bloc, measures that were previously considered under suspension of the rules on June 28 or June 29. Adopted 218-197. Note: 43 members voted remotely by proxy, pursuant to the provisions of H Res 8 during the public health emergency period related to COVID-19. Congressional Record p. H3257-H3258

  • June 29, 2021House Vote 189 Federal Inspectors General; Confederate Statues; Jan. 6 Special Committee; Surface Transportation and Water Infrastructure — Previous Question
    Scanlon, D-Pa., motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 504) that would provide for floor consideration of the IG Independence and Empowerment Act (HR 2662); a bill (HR 3005) to remove the bust of former Supreme Court Chief Justice Taney and Confederate statues from the U.S. Capitol; a resolution (H Res 503) to establish a special committee to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol; and a five-year surface transportation and ten-year water infrastructure authorization bill (HR 3684). The rule would provide up to one hour of general debate on HR 2662, HR 3005 and H Res 503 and make in order floor consideration of six amendments to HR 2662. It would provide for up to 90 minutes of general debate on HR 3684 and provide for automatic adoption of a DeFazio, D-Ore., manager's amendment to the bill. The DeFazio manager's amendment to HR 3684 would, among other provisions, allow the federal share to be increased up to 100% for projects under the federal lands access program and for any congestion mitigation and air quality improvement program activities that would reduce adverse environmental exposures that may disproportionately impact environmental justice communities. It would specify that contractors providing architectural and engineering services for federally-funded highway programs that received Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness would only be required to make credit adjustments to their indirect cost rate to reflect the portion of loan forgiveness attributable to federal funds. It would require the Transportation and Labor departments to review the relationship between labor and employment laws and regulations and motor carrier safety laws and regulations, including hours of service rules, and make recommendations related to improving motor carrier safety oversight. It would require the Federal Railroad Administration to review position descriptions and pay grades of railroad safety specialists and inspection personnel. It would require wastewater systems constructed under an EPA household decentralized wastewater program established by the bill to comply with industry standards and state and local requirements. It would make technical corrections throughout the bill. The rule also would authorize, through the legislative day of July 1, 2021, non-debatable motions by the majority leader or a designee to suspend the rules and consider, en bloc, measures that were previously considered under suspension of the rules on June 28 or June 29. Motion agreed to 214-195. Note: 41 members voted remotely by proxy, pursuant to the provisions of H Res 8 during the public health emergency period related to COVID-19. Congressional Record p. H3256-H3257

  • June 29, 2021 — Supplemental report to accompany the bill reported to the House by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. H Rept 117-70, Pt. 2Congressional Record p. H3306

  • June 29, 2021 — House Rules Committee granted a structured rule providing for consideration of the bill. Congressional Record p. H3306

  • June 29, 2021 — Full committee proceeding held by the House Rules Committee.

  • June 28, 2021 — Rules Committee resolution, H Res 504, reported to the House as a rule for HR 3684.

  • June 28, 2021Cost Estimate issued by Congressional Budget Office.

  • June 28, 2021Statement of Administration Policy issued by Office of Management and Budget.

  • June 28, 2021 — House Rules Committee granted a general debate rule providing for consideration of the bill. Congressional Record p. H3238

  • June 28, 2021 — Full committee proceeding held by the House Rules Committee.

  • June 23, 2021Draft bill text released by

  • June 22, 2021 — Reported to the House amended by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and placed on the Union Calendar. H Rept 117-70Congressional Record p. H3004

  • June 16, 2021 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Williams, (D-Ga.)
  • June 11, 2021 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Garamendi, (D-Calif.)Wilson, F. (D-Fla.)
  • June 9, 2021 — Full committee consideration and markup held by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.

    June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Manager's Amendment
      DeFazio, D-Ore. —

    Manager's amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would incorporate several provisions related to transportation safety and various funding and eligibility requirements for development projects.

    It would require the Transportation Department to increase to 80 percent the federal share of projects related to upgrading transit station accessibility and establishing or improving the frequency of bus service.

    It would modify existing law related to impaired driving countermeasures including:

    • Supporting training criminal justice professionals (such as law enforcement officers and judges) in preventing impaired driving cases.
    • Improving detection of potentially impairing drugs and reporting related to testing and detection.
    • Providing paid and earned media in support of high-visibility enforcement efforts.
    • Implementing training efforts and purchasing equipment related to impaired driving enforcement activities.
    • It would require the department to promote, support and document the application of advanced digital construction management systems through the design and engineering, construction and operation phases.

      It would deem projects addressing cybersecurity and mitigating the threat of ransomware and vehicle electronics as eligible for capital projects and technical assistance and standards development grants under existing law.

      It would require at least 3 percent of the funds authorized under the bill for federal-aid highways, public transportation projects, transportation technology research programs, and credit assistance for certain surface transportation projects to be spent on veteran-owned small businesses

      It would require the department to designate national electric vehicle charging and hydrogen fueling freight corridors that identify the near and long-term need for and location of such fueling infrastructure to support freight and goods movement.

      It also would expand eligibility related to a grant program to establish or increase the frequency of bus service projects to include projects that would establish or enhance high-quality bus service to community colleges and minority-serving institutions such as historically black colleges and universities.

      It would authorize the department to provide grants to higher education institutions or a consortium of such entities to establish a center of excellence to advance research and development that improves the safety, efficiency, and reliability of passenger and freight rail transportation.

      It would establish a roadway worker protection working group to review the methods, practices and technologies necessary to protect workers in roadway work zones.

      Adopted by voice vote.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Passenger or Vehicle Water Transit
        Garamendi, D-Calif. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would allow funds under the surface transportation block grant program to go toward hovercraft and associated terminal facilities for passenger or vehicle water transit.

      Adopted by voice vote.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Intercity Passenger Rail Carrier Grant Eligibility
        Titus, D-Nev. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would make an intercity passenger rail carrier that partners with at least one public entity, such as a state or locality, eligible for passenger rail improvement, modernization and expansion grants to improve mobility or growth of high-speed rail or intercity rail passenger transportation.

      Withdrawn.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Railway-Highway Crossings
        Brownley, D-Calif. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would increase to 100 percent, from 90 percent, the federal share of any project financed with funds for eliminating the hazards of railway-highway crossings.

      It also would increase to $100,000, from $7,500, the maximum amount of the payment from a state to a local government to incentivize the closing of such crossings.

      Withdrawn.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Construction of Ferry Boats and Terminal Facilities
        Lynch, D-Mass. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would increase to $160 million, from $120 million, the amount authorized annually from fiscal years 2023 through 2026 for the construction of ferry boats and associated terminal facilities.

      Rejected by voice vote.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Pollinator Habitats
        Carbajal, D-Calif. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would establish a program to provide grants to eligible entities including state transportation departments, Native American tribes or federal land management agencies to implement activities to benefit pollinators on roadsides and highway rights-of-way, such as planting and seeding native, locally-appropriate grasses and wildflowers.

      It would require that such grants are based on the number of pollinator-friendly practices an eligible entity has implemented or plans to implement and not exceed $150,000. It would provide that the federal share of the cost of an activity carried out with such a grant would be 100 percent.

      It would authorize $2 million annually from fiscal years 2022 through 2028 for such a program.

      Withdrawn.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Republican Substitute
        Katko, R-N.Y. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would authorize $273 billion, over five years through fiscal 2026, out of the Highway Trust Fund for various highway and bridge programs including the national highway performance, surface transportation block grant, highway safety improvement and surface transportation carbon reduction programs.

      It would authorize $4.8 billion out of such fund over the five-year period for nationally significant freight and highway projects.

      It also would authorize $13.1 billion over the same timeframe for congestion mitigation and air quality improvement and $7.2 billion over the period for the national highway freight programs for all states.

      It would limit the obligations for federal-aid highway and highway safety construction programs to the following amounts:

    • $57.5 billion for fiscal 2022.
    • $58.8 billion for fiscal 2023.
    • $60.1 billion for fiscal 2024.
    • $61.3 billion for fiscal 2025.
    • $62.7 billion for fiscal 2026.
    • It also would require the Transportation Department to establish a program to award grants to state and local governments to contract with a private entity to acquire and install public electric vehicle, hydrogen, propane or natural gas vehicle charging and fueling infrastructure. It would specify that the federal cost-share of a project implemented with such a grant could be up to 80 percent and that the maximum amount of such a grant would be $15 million.

      It also would require the department to establish a pilot program through which a state or local government may apply for funding to conduct planning or construction activities to carry out a project to remove, retrofit or mitigate a highway or other transportation facility that creates a barrier to mobility, access or economic development.

      For capital construction grants under the program, it would authorize the following amounts:

    • $65 million for fiscal 2022.
    • $68 million for fiscal 2023.
    • $70 million for fiscal 2024.
    • $72 million for fiscal 2025.
    • $75 million for fiscal 2026.
    • It also would authorize $50 million annually for fiscal years 2022 through 2026 for congestion relief out of the Highway Trust Fund.

      It also would allow states to use funds apportioned from the Highway Trust Fund for projects to reduce carbon transportation emissions, such as a project to support the deployment of alternative fuel vehicles.

      It also would allow funds to states from the surface transportation block grant program to go toward carrying out a capital project for the construction of a bus rapid transit corridor or dedicated bus lanes.

      It also would require the department to initiate a study on the existing and future impacts of self-driving vehicles to transportation infrastructure, mobility, the environment and safety.

      Withdrawn.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — High-Commuter Corridors
        A. Brown, D-Md. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would authorize $100 million annually, from the Highway Trust Fund, from fiscal years 2022 through 2026 for the Federal Lands Transportation Program in addition to amounts otherwise made available in the bill for the program. It also would direct the National Park Service to implement an initiative under the program to provide funding for high-commuter corridors.

      Withdrawn.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — University Rail Climate Innovation Institute
        Lamb, D-Pa. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would strike language to establish a university rail climate innovation program to make grants to higher education institutions for research and development of low- and zero-emission rail technologies.

      Instead, it would authorize $20 million annually, from the $1.6 billion authorized for fiscal years 2022 through 2026 for Federal Railroad Administration safety activities, to establish the University Rail Climate Innovation Institute.

      It would permit the Transportation Department to issue a grant, to last for up to five years, to a higher education institution to establish such an institute.

      It would require grant recipients to implement research into hydrogen-powered or battery-powered locomotives. It also would specify that the federal cost share of the institute would be 50 percent.

      Adopted by voice vote.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — New Public Transit Services Provider
        Auchincloss, D-Mass. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would require eligible recipients of federal transit funds to enter into an agreement under which at least 80 percent of funding apportioned based on bus vehicle revenue miles that results from new municipal transit services would go to the provider of such services if:

    • The services and service provider are eligible for assistance and meets or exceeds all Federal Transit Administration requirements.
    • The service provider is able to use the funding for continued service or expansion of eligible transit services so long as any new service being provided does not duplicate any existing service.
    • The regional metropolitan planning organization does not opt out of the pass-through requirement.
    • It also would allow a metropolitan planning organization to have designated recipients under its jurisdiction opt-out of such a requirement if an organization certifies with the Federal Transit Administration that a condition has been met including that the organization or recipient has a process or policy that addresses multi-agency or regional issues with formula funds and includes an opportunity for new service providers to participate and receive funding from such a policy or program.

      Withdrawn.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Transporting Horses
        Carter, D-La. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would bar any person, rail carrier, express carrier or common carrier from transporting a horse across a state or federal border for the purposes of slaughtering the horse for human consumption.

      Withdrawn.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Rail Passenger Personal Injury Claims
        Fitzpatrick, R-Pa. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would amend current law regarding limitations on rail passenger transportation liability to specify that passenger rail transportation providers can enter into contracts that allocate financial responsibility for claims and that any agreement entered into between Amtrak and a commuter authority providing rail passenger transportation on the Northeast Corridor must allocate liability between the parties regardless of which entity is found to be at fault in the claim. It also would allow a commuter authority to waive such no-fault agreements, but would bar Amtrak from waiving such provisions or insisting that a commuter authority waive such agreements.

      Withdrawn.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Puerto Rico Addition
        J. Gonzalez-Colon, R-P.R. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would add Puerto Rico to the legal definition of a state for the purposes of the Growing and High Density States Program funding formula.

      Rejected by voice vote.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Drug-Impaired Driving Education Grant Program
        Balderson, R-Ohio —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would require the Transportation Department, within one year of the bill's enactment, to establish a drug-impaired driving education grant program for such entities as state and local government agencies, Native American tribal governments or nonprofit organizations to educate the public on the dangers of drug-impaired driving. It would authorize $10 million in each of the first two fiscal years following the bill's enactment for the program.

      Withdrawn.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Civil Actions
        Burchett, R-Tenn. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would allow an individual to bring a civil action against a motor or water carrier, freight forwarder or broker providing transportation or service for damages sustained as a result of an act or omission on the part of the carrier or broker.

      Rejected by voice vote.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Stacked Horse Transportation
        Johnson, R-S.D. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would strike to prohibit an individual from transporting or causing to be transported a horse from one state, the District of Columbia or a U.S. territory or possession through or to another such locale in a motor vehicle containing two or more levels stacked on top of each other. The section also would establish a civil penalty of at least $100, but up to $500, for each violation.

      Rejected by voice vote.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Mississippi and Louisiana Vehicle Weight Limits Exemptions
        Guest, R-Miss. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would exempt any segment of a roadway in Mississippi or Louisiana designated as Interstate Route 14 from vehicle weight limitations for certain vehicles.

      It also would direct the Transportation Department to waive, with respect to such segments, vehicle weight limits for vehicles that transport raw or unfinished forest products and have a gross vehicle weight of less than 100,000 pounds or for vehicles hauling agricultural products.

      Withdrawn.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Congestion Pricing Fee Rebates
        Malliotakis, R-N.Y. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would strike language to permit the use of toll revenues for projects to improve the operation of the corridor and discounts or rebates for toll facility users who have no reasonable alternative transportation method to the facility.

      It would replace it with language to allow the use of toll revenues for rebates toward a congestion pricing fee for individuals required to pay a toll to connect to the central business district in the city in which the individuals vehicle is registered, if the public authority certifies annually that the tolled facility is being "adequately" maintained.

      Withdrawn.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Small Starts Projects
        Gimenez, R-Fla. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would amend current law to modify the definition of a Fixed Guideway Capital Investment Grant Program Small Starts project to include new fixed guideway capital projects or corridor-based bus rapid transit projects for which the total estimated net capital cost is less than $1 billion. It also would limit to 80 percent the federal share for such a project whose total cost is $400 million or less.

      Rejected by voice vote.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — High Occupancy Vehicle Facility Reviews
        Van Duyne, R-Texas —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would allow states, if the Transportation Department determines appropriate, to conduct a review of high occupancy vehicle facilities and remove such facilities and repay any associated funds 10 years after construction of an HOV facility operated in compliance with the law.

      Rejected by voice vote.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Highway State of Good Repair
        Crawford, R-Ark. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would strike language to condition a project under the National Highway Performance Program to construct new capacity for single occupancy passenger vehicles on the state demonstrating progress in achieving a state of good repair on the national highway system and on the project being more cost-effective than the construction of a public transportation project.

      Rejected 29-38.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Art and Non-Functional Landscaping for Transportation Facilities
        Gibbs, R-Ohio —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would strike language to amend current law to allow the use of funds from a public transportation grant or loan to pay costs for art or non-functional landscaping into facilities.

      It also would allow recipients of federal public transportation funds to reprogram such funds for the surface transportation block grant program if the recipient certifies that they have excess funds related to the purposes for which such funds were provided.

      Rejected 32-36.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Funding for Urbanized Areas
        Perry, R-Pa. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would reduce, from $587 million to $309 million, the amount authorized annually in fiscal years 2023 through 2026 from the Highway Trust Fund Mass Transit Account for financial assistance to urbanized areas and rural areas.

      It also would strike language specifying that for the four-year period, it would authorize $309.7 million annually to growing states based on population trends and $277.4 million annually to high density states with a population density of more than 370 per square mile.

      Rejected 28-40.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Environmental Review of Major Projects
        R. Davis, R-Ill. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would require the Transportation Department to identify potential changes to existing practices and procedures for the environmental review process for projects with multiple federal permit and review requirements.

      Among other provisions, it would require the department, or a state or local entity, to develop a schedule for the environmental review process for such projects that are consistent with an "agency average" of up to two years.

      It would require the department to make all decisions on projects requiring multiple permits or approvals within 90 days of the release of a Federal Highway Administration document approving a proposed projects environmental impact statement.

      It would require the department to establish a performance accountability system to track information related to the environmental review process for such projects, including the time taken to complete the review process.

      It would require the department to identify and distribute to federal agencies a list of the types of projects the FHA determined do not require an environmental impact statement because they do not "significantly" impact the environment.

      Rejected 33-35.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Railway Vehicle Buy America Requirements
        Babin, R-Texas —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would require transit agencies accepting federal funds to adhere to Buy America requirements when procuring railway vehicles.

      Adopted 37-31.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Water Pollution Discharge
        G. Graves, R-La. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would specify that state law limitations on a federal license or permit to discharge pollution into navigable waters must be related to state laws dealing with water quality.

      Rejected 30-38.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Commercial Motor Vehicle Insurance
        Bost, R-Ill. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would strike language in the bill to increase the amount of insurance public and private motor carriers are required to obtain for commercial motor vehicles. The bill would increase to at least $2 million, from $750,000, the minimum level of financial responsibility sufficient to satisfy liability amounts established by the Transportation Department covering public liability, property damage and environmental restoration for transporting property for interstate commerce purposes.

      It also would strike language directing the department, in consultation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, to adjust the minimum level of financial responsibility for inflation every five years.

      Rejected 30-38.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — California High-Speed Rail Project
        LaMalfa, R-Calif. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would divert to railway-highway crossing projects any federal financial assistance authorized to be provided to California for a high-speed rail corridor development project that is substantially similar to a project subject to a cooperative agreement between the California High-Speed Rail Authority and the Federal Railroad Administration.

      Rejected 30-38.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Off-Highway Vehicle Access
        Westerman, R-Ark. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would prohibit agencies receiving funds through the Federal Lands Transportation Program from issuing or enforcing any rules or regulations that restrict off-highway vehicle access for individuals with disabilities or for individuals age 65 or older.

      Rejected 31-37.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Child Labor Certification Requirements
        DeFazio, D-Ore. —

      Amendment to the Stauber, R-Minn., amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would strike language that would require the Commerce Department to certify that minerals sourced or processed with child labor were not used for installed electric vehicle charging stations, projects under the clean corridors program established by the bill, zero-emission buses or programs relating to reducing green house gas emissions authorized under the bill.

      It would strike language that would add a legal definition of multimodal project to mean projects requiring the approval of more than one state department of transportation operating, administration, or secretarial office, or a project related to domestic sourcing of critical minerals for electric vehicle batteries.

      Adopted 38-30.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Vehicle Competitiveness Task Force
        Stauber, R-Minn. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would require the Transportation Department to establish a task force to promote American vehicle competitiveness.

      It would require the task force to identify and resolve any gaps or inconsistencies associated with domestic sourcing and production of electric vehicle batteries; coordinate agency oversight of nontraditional and emerging electric vehicle battery sourcing and production technologies; and develop and recommend processes and best practices for resolving such domestic sourcing and production issues.

      It would require the department, in conjunction with the task force, to coordinate with the appropriate agencies to increase domestic sourcing of critical minerals and domestic production of electric vehicle batteries.

      Adopted (as amended) by voice vote.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Defunding Police Forces
        Nehls, R-Texas —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would prohibit a state or local government that defunds the police from using amounts authorized from the Highway Trust Fund for highway safety or the National Driver Register programs for traffic control or enforcement activities.

      Rejected 31-37.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Revised Rail Operations Cost Model
        Garamendi, D-Calif. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would require a state-supported route committee established under the bill to present to the committee's voting bloc members a revised cost model for Amtrak's current and future rail operations as well as related activities of trains operated by Amtrak on state-supported routes that includes cost breakdowns for each route and transmit the revised model to Congress.

      Rejected by voice vote.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Amtrak Preference Rights
        Crawford, R-Ark. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would strike language to authorize Amtrak to bring an action for equitable or other relief in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to enforce its rights for its passenger trains to receive preference over freight trains when operating on freight railroad tracks.

      Rejected by voice vote.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Postal Service Electric Vehicles
        Lynch, D-Mass. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would authorize $8 billion for the U.S. Postal Service to acquire vehicles and the requisite infrastructure to operate an electric vehicles fleet. It also would require the USPS to ensure at least 75 percent of the vehicles purchased with such funds are electric or zero emission vehicles.

      Beginning on the bill's enactment date through Dec. 31, 2024, it would mandate that at least 75 percent of the new medium or heavy-duty vehicles purchased by the Postal Service during such period be electric or zero-emission vehicles.

      It would prohibit the Postal Service from purchasing any new medium or heavy-duty vehicle that is not electric or zero-emission after Jan. 1, 2030.

      It also would require the Postal Service, by Jan. 1, 2026, to provide at each public postal facility at least one electric vehicle charging station for public and employee use.

      Withdrawn.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Advanced Driver Testing Facility
        Gibbs, R-Ohio —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would require the Transportation Department to designate Transportation Research Center, Inc. as the autonomous and advanced driver-assistance systems test development facility for all bus testing with autonomous or advanced driver-assistance systems technology.

      Withdrawn.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Fiscal 2022 Contract Authority and Earmarks
        Perry, R-Pa. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would strike language that would authorize an additional $14.7 billion in contract authority from the Highway Trust Fund's Highway Account above fiscal 2022 levels with an equal amount of obligation authority to be distributed with such funds. It also would strike language that would authorize nearly 1,500 member designated state and local highway and transit projects.

      Rejected 12-50.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — En Bloc Amendments
      G. Graves, R-La. —

      En bloc amendments to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would:

    • Make a combined statistical area, as defined by the Office of Management and Budget, with a population of at least 1.3 million or a metropolitan statistical area that is not part of a combined statistical area, as defined by OMB, that has a population of at least 750,000 eligible for a Transportation Department grant program established by the bill to reduce traffic congestion. It also would require the department to award at least 25 percent of such grants to eligible applicants that are in a metropolitan statistical area that is not part of a combined statistical area that has a population of at least 750,000.
    • Require the Government Accountability Office to conduct a study on the utilization of nature-based solutions for improving coastal highway resilience and submit, within one year of the bill's enactment, a report to Congress summarizing the results of the study.
    • Require the Federal Highway Administration to study the vulnerability of national highway system evacuation routes to extreme weather and submit, within one year of the bill's enactment, a report to Congress summarizing the study and identifying which routes are most vulnerable to becoming impassable due to flooding.
    • Require the FHWA to include information regarding the retrofitting of evacuation routes in its guidance to state and local governments. It would require the agency to consider methods that assist evacuation routes to withstand the effects of hydrostatic and hydrodynamic forces on the viability of evacuation routes and withstand the risks that flammability poses to viability.
    • Direct the FHWA to include in guidance on inundated and submerged roads a consideration of different methods of repair, restoration, and replacement of damaged or destroyed roads that improve the ability of a previously inundated or submerged road to withstand hydrostatic and hydrodynamic forces and provide for long-term cost savings.
    • Adopted (en bloc) by voice vote.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — En Bloc Amendments
      R. Davis, R-Ill. —

      En bloc amendments to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would:

      --Make natural gas and propane fueling infrastructure eligible for grants under a clean corridors formula program established by the bill to assist states to deploy electric vehicle charging infrastructure along designated alternative fuel corridors that will be accessible to all drivers of electric, natural gas and propane vehicles.

      --Allow the use of federal funds for ferry boat and terminal facility construction to repair a ferry approach roadway of which a portion is leased to the grant recipient by the Corps of Engineers and of which a portion is a private road on which the recipient owns a private easement.

      Withdrawn (en bloc) .

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Hours of Service Rule
        Bost, R-Ill. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would strike language to require the Transportation Department to initiate a rulemaking, within one year of the bill's enactment, to update the June 2018 guidance related to hours of service for commercial motor vehicle drivers to prescribe specific mileage or time limits or both for the use of personal conveyance.

      Withdrawn.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Small Projects Set-Aside
        Westerman, R-Ark. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would require the Transportation Department to reserve 15 percent of the amounts made available for grants under the Projects of National and Regional Significance Grant Program for projects that do not satisfy the cost requirements established by the bill.

      It would authorize the use of grants under the program for small projects that are at least $5 million and have eligible project costs that are reasonably anticipated to exceed $20 million.

      Rejected by voice vote.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Commercial Driver Apprenticeship Program
        Balderson, R-Ohio —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would establish an apprenticeship program for a person under the age of 21 who holds a commercial driver's license to complete 120 hours of on-duty time, of which at least 80 hours are driving time in a commercial motor vehicle. After completing such a period, it would direct such individual to complete 280 hours of on-duty time, of which at least 160 hours are driving time in a commercial motor vehicle.

      It would require an employer to determine that an apprentice is competent in several performance benchmarks such as safety awareness, speed and space management and lane control in order to complete the 120-hour probationary period. It also would require an employer to determine that an apprentice is competent in several benchmarks such as backing and maneuvering in close quarters, weighing loads, weight distribution, and sliding tandems and fueling procedures in order to complete the 280-hour probationary period.

      It would specify that during such periods the apprentice would be accompanied by a person who is older than 21 and has had at least two years of experience driving a commercial vehicle in interstate commerce.

      It also would require the Transportation Department, within one year of the bill's enactment, to promulgate regulations to implement such a program.

      Withdrawn.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Domestically Sourced Mineral Requirement
        Stauber, R-Minn. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would require zero-emission vehicle batteries to be made with domestically-sourced minerals.

      Rejected by voice vote.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Safety Hardware
        Burchett, R-Tenn. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would require the Transportation Department to issue regulations as are necessary to implement the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials' 2016 recommendations related to assessing safety hardware.

      Rejected by voice vote.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Agricultural Motor Carrier Rules
        Guest, R-Miss. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would modify current law to exempt motor carrier drivers from Transportation Department regulations regarding maximum driving and on-duty time for if they are transporting agricultural commodities within a 150-mile radius from the source or destination of the commodities.

      Withdrawn.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — LNG Rail Transport
        Nehls, R-Texas —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would strike language to revoke any regulation issued before the bill's enactment authorizing rail tank car transportation of liquefied natural gas until the Transportation Department completes an evaluation of the safety, security and environmental risks of transporting liquefied natural gas by rail.

      Instead, it would bar the department from issuing any regulation or long-term order that prohibits rail transport of methane or liquefied natural gas.

      It also would ban the secretary from restricting the scope of allowance provided by a 2020 rule from the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration concerning rail transport of liquefied natural gas.

      Withdrawn.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — En Bloc Amendments
      Van Duyne, R-Texas —

      En bloc amendments to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would:

      --Increase the aggregate apportionment of federal-aid highway funding each state receives from 95 percent to 100 percent of estimated tax payments attributable to highway users in the state paid to the Highway Trust Fund in the most recent fiscal year for which data are available.

      --Require the Transportation Department to ensure it uses 2020 census population data when calculating any formula or apportionment of funds related to highways, motor vehicle safety, research and development, infrastructure financing, other modes of transportation such as rail and aviation and pipelines where population is used.

      Rejected (en bloc) by voice vote.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Construction Inspection Functions
        Garamendi, D-Calif. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment would require federally funded highway projects to use public employees for construction inspection functions such as construction engineering and on-site quality control inspection work.

      It would provide an exception for state transportation departments or other public agencies that do not have staff to perform such functions and instead allow them to use temporary contract private sector consultant services. It would require such exempt departments or agencies to report annually to the Transportation Department all inspection functions provided through such consultant contracts and the department would be required to post such information on its website.

      Rejected by voice vote.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Motor Carrier Shipper Requirements
        Gibbs, R-Ohio —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would consider a shipper of goods contracting with a motor carrier "reasonable and prudent" in the selection of such motor carrier if the shipper verifies that the motor carrier is registered with the federal government, has at least the minimum insurance coverage required by federal and state law and has been not determined unfit to safety operate commercial motor vehicles by the Transportation Department or ordered by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration or a state to discontinue operations.

      It would require the department to update and revise regulations to include such requirements regarding those types of contracts.

      It would direct the department to establish a pilot program to conduct remote compliance reviews to assign safety ratings for commercial motor carriers. It also would prohibit motor carriers that transport hazardous materials or passengers from participating in such a pilot program.

      Withdrawn.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Boston Bridge Project
        Lynch, D-Mass. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would expand eligibility for highway bridge replacement and rehabilitation projects to include design and construction funding for the Northern Avenue Bridge over the Fort Point Channel and approach roadways located in Boston, Mass.

      Withdrawn.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Highway Safety and Automated Vehicle Technology
        G. Graves, R-La. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would direct the Transportation Department to establish and implement a competitive grant program for public entities such as a state department of transportation, locality or tribal government to enhance highway safety through roadway improvements to support the safe testing and deployment of automated vehicle technology.

      It would specify that such a grant would be between $1 million and $10 million. It also would specify that the federal share of the cost of a project carried out under the grant would be 100 percent.

      It would authorize from the Highway Trust Fund $100 million annually for fiscal years 2022 through 2026 for such a program.

      It also would require the Transportation Department, within 180 days of the bill's enactment, to update the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices to include a new chapter that provides general considerations for vehicle automation as state and local transportation agencies assess the infrastructure needs of such agencies, prepare the roadways of such agencies for automated vehicle technologies, and support the safe testing and deployment of automated vehicle technology.

      Withdrawn.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — En Bloc Amendments
      Westerman, R-Ark. —

      En bloc amendments to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would:

      --Increase by $400 million the total amount authorized for the Federal Lands Transportation Program spread across the U.S. Forest Service, Corps of Engineers, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation, and independent federal agencies with natural resource and land management responsibilities. It would offset the increase by reducing by $100 million, to $300 million, the amount authorized annually in fiscal years 2023 through 2026 for the National Park Service for the same program.

      --Restrict any agency receiving funds through the federal lands transportation program, except the National Park Service, from issuing or enforcing any rules or regulations restricting off-highway vehicle use on any road where motorized vehicles are allowed.

      Withdrawn (en bloc) .

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Infrastructure Damage Penalties
        Stauber, R-Minn. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would impose a fine, a five-year prison sentence, or both on any individual who knowingly and willfully causes defect or damage to an infrastructure project under construction or to equipment intended to be used in such project.

      Rejected by voice vote.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — En Bloc Amendments
      Burchett, R-Tenn. —

      En bloc amendments to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would:

      --Require the Transportation Department to develop a research program to review and evaluate the use of recycled plastic modified asphalt mixtures and mixtures using additives derived from recycled plastics. It would require the department, within one year of the bill's enactment, to submit a report to Congress regarding the status of the research. It would require the department to use "such funds as may be necessary" to implement the program from amounts authorized for the highway research and development program under the bill.

      --Bar the construction of any electric vehicle charging infrastructure on any right-of-way or rest area where commercial activities are prohibited.

      --Permit the use of grant funds received under the national priority safety program for an occupant protection grant to educate the public about proper maintenance and usage of light and medium duty trailers.

      Withdrawn (en bloc) .

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Tribal Transportation Program
        Johnson, R-S.D. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would require the Interior Department to publish in the Federal Register a notice requesting proposals from Native American tribes to include additional transportation facilities eligible for tribal transportation program funding in the National Tribal Transportation Facility Inventory.

      It would require the Transportation Department inspector general and the Interior Department inspector general to jointly begin an audit of the tribal transportation program, including a review of the programs administration. It also would require the Government Accountability Office to initiate an audit of the program.

      It would require the Interior Department, within 180 days of the bill's enactment and at least every three years thereafter, to ensure each Native American tribe that intends to include a proposed road in the National Tribal Transportation Facility Inventory complete and submit for approval the documentation required by a November 2019 Bureau of Indian Affairs rule related to such roads.

      It would require the department, within 180 days of the bill's enactment, to establish a tribal transportation advisory committee within the Bureau of Indian Affairs to study a variety of issues associated with tribal transportation, including transportation safety within tribal reservations.

      Among other provisions, it also would increase to 100 percent the federal share of projects carried out by Native American tribes under the nationally significant federal lands and tribal projects program.

      Withdrawn.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Population Set Aside Formula
        Guest, R-Miss. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would strike language that would modify the allocation of apportioned funds under the Surface Transportation Block Grant Program to include set asides based on areas separated into the following tiers based on population: urbanized areas with a population greater than 49,999 and less than 200,001; areas of the state with a population greater than 4,999 and less than 50,000; and areas of the state with a population less than 5,000. Instead, it would only establish a set aside for areas of a state other than urban areas with a population less than 200,000.

      Withdrawn.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Payment and Performance Security
        Lynch, D-Mass. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would require the Transportation Department to ensure the design and construction of a project carried out with funds under the Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act Program have "appropriate" payment and performance security, regardless of whether the obligor is a state or local government agency, public authority, or private party.

      It would authorize the department to accept payment and performance security requirements applicable to the obligor if it has made a written determination that the federal interest with respect to federal funds and other project risk related to design and construction is "adequately" protected.

      Withdrawn.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — En Bloc Amendments
      G. Graves, R-La. —

      En bloc amendments to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would:

      --Require the Transportation Department to select 11 eligible entities to be designated as a Center of Excellence for Resilience and Adaptation and to receive grants to advance research and development that enhances the resilience of surface transportation infrastructure and infrastructure dependent on surface transportation to natural disasters and extreme weather.

      It would require the department to provide grants of at least $5 million annually in fiscal years 2022 through 2031 for the centers to carry out activities that promote resilient transportation infrastructure, including through supporting climate vulnerability assessments informed by climate change science. It would set at 50 percent the federal cost-share of activities carried out using such grants.

      --Require the Federal Highway Administration to require that any lifecycle cost analysis of construction materials for a new construction, reconstruction, rehabilitation, or maintenance project carried out with funds provided by the bill consider the effect of certain weather extremes, including droughts and wind speed.

      --Require the Transportation Department to create the Promoting Resilient Operations for Transformative, Efficient, and Cost-saving Transportation grant program to make various resilience improvements to protect infrastructure against extreme weather events and natural disasters. It would make a number of activities eligible for funds under the grant program, including stabilizing slide areas or slopes; ensuring the ability of evacuation routes to provide safe passage during an evacuation; and strengthening or stabilizing the resilience of highway and non-rail infrastructure to long-term risks of a natural disaster or changing conditions, such as wave action.

      Among other provisions, it would require the department to use at least 25 percent of funds provided under the grant program each fiscal year for projects located in areas that are outside an urbanized area with a population of over 200,000. It also would require the department to submit an annual report to Congress describing the program's implementation during the preceding calendar year, including each project and recommendations to improve the program's administration.

      Withdrawn (en bloc) .

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — En Bloc Amendments
      Stauber, R-Minn. —

      En bloc amendments to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would:

      --Postpone the effective date of a Clean Corridors Program established by the bill until the Transportation Department, in coordination with the Commerce and Energy departments, certifies that the program would not increase U.S. reliance on foreign nations, including China, Russia and Congo, for minerals such as cobalt, copper or nickel.

      --Postpone the effective date of a Clean Corridors Program established by the bill until the Transportation Department, in coordination with the Energy Department and the Energy Information Administration, conducts a study on the estimated lifecycle emissions from the sourcing, transportation and subsequent construction of required materials for electric vehicle charging stations.

      Rejected (en bloc) by voice vote.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — En Bloc Amendments
      Guest, R-Miss. —

      En bloc amendments to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would:

      --Require the Transportation Department to establish, maintain and regularly update a geographic information system driven pavement preservation program. It would require the department to use the database to develop technical briefs, best practices and training to ensure government transportation entities have up-to-date knowledge and information of pavement preservation best practices.

      --Strike language to authorize states, and all metropolitan organizations within such states that represent an urbanized area with a population of greater than 200,000, to establish a program to improve the ability of applicants to deliver surface transportation projects. Instead, it would require states to establish a program to improve the ability of applicants of areas with a population of less than 15,000 to deliver surface transportation projects and reduce the time between a projects selection and the obligation of funds for the project.

      --Include the U.S. Army Research and Development Center among a list of entities eligible for the unsolicited research initiative in the bill.

      Withdrawn (en bloc) .

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Environmental Impact Statements
        Westerman, R-Ark. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would specify that no federal agency action related to environmental impact statements or various requirements under the National Environmental Policy Act would be subject to judicial review before a record of decision or final agency decision is issued.

      Rejected by voice vote.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Transportation Reentry Training Programs
        Nehls, R-Texas —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would authorize the Transportation Department, in cooperation with other federal department or agencies and other entities such as state agencies, Native American tribal governments, nonprofits or law enforcement agencies, to develop, conduct and administer surface transportation and technology training job skills programs for incarcerated individuals to help secure employment in the transportation sector following incarceration. It would authorize the department to deduct "such sums as may be necessary" up to $10 million per fiscal year from the federal-aid highway administrative funds in order to administer such programs.

      Rejected by voice vote.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Prevailing Wage Requirements
        Stauber, R-Minn. —

      Amendment to the Defazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would require all electric vehicle charging infrastructure projects receiving funds authorized by the bill to apply the Davis-Bacon prevailing wage law requirements.

      Adopted by voice vote.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Clean Corridors Program
        Guest, R-Miss. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would strike language that would require the Transportation Department to authorize $1 billion annually from fiscal years 2023 through 2026 to create a Clean Corridors Program to provide funding to states to strategically deploy electric vehicle charging and hydrogen fueling infrastructure.

      Withdrawn.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Vehicle Sale Ban
        Stauber, R-Minn. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would bar the use of funds made available by the bill to provide funding to states that ban the sale of vehicles with internal combustion engines.

      Rejected by voice vote.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Freight Train Crew
        Perry, R-Pa. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would strike language that would bar operation of a freight train unless the train has a two-person crew of at least one conductor and one engineer who are deemed "appropriately qualified and certified." It also would strike language to allow for certain exceptions to the ban including for train operations on tracks that are not main tracks and for locomotives performing assistance to a train that has incurred mechanical failure.

      Withdrawn.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — En Bloc Amendments
      Garcia, D-Ill. —

      En bloc amendments to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would:

      --Require the Transportation Department to revise the proposed rule related to the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices after consulting various stakeholders, including city or local departments of transportation and transportation equity advocates. It would require the department to complete the revision within one year of the bill's enactment and address a number of priorities, including the protection of vulnerable road users and the promotion of cycling and walking. It would stipulate that the rule would not take effect until completion of the revision.

      --Require the Transportation Department, as part of such revision, to bar the use of the 85th percentile speed as the basis for setting a speed limit on a roadway and require the department, within one year of when the revision takes effect, to update any related regulations, guidance, notices, bulletins or other departmental documentation to reflect the restriction.

      Withdrawn (en bloc) .

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — En Bloc Amendments
      Babin, R-Texas —

      En bloc amendments to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would:

      --Strike language that would require the Transportation Department, within one year of the bill's enactment, to complete additional research on side underride guards to understand their effectiveness; assess the feasibility and cost of installing side underride guards; and if warranted, to develop performance standards for such guards.

      --Strike language that would amend a 2008 rail safety law to allow trains originating in or destined to Mexico be operated for distances of up to 20 air-miles from the intersection of the international border and the rail border crossing or gateway by crews comprised of U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents or who meet various immigration and licensing requirements such as being licensed by the Mexican government to operate trains in Mexico. It would restrict trains from operating in the U.S. in excess of 20 air-miles from such intersections, unless the crews are comprised entirely of U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents.

      Withdrawn (en bloc) .

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Buy America Waiver Limitations
        Crawford, R-Ark. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would establish a limitation on when the Transportation Department can waive Buy America requirements by stating that such waivers would not apply to agency determinations made on the basis of inadequacy of supply from domestic sources of pig iron and processed, pelletized and reduced iron ore.

      Withdrawn.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — En Bloc Amendments
      Balderson, R-Ohio —

      En bloc amendments to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would:

      --Increase by $325 million annually, from $3 billion to $3.325 billion, the amount authorized from fiscal years 2023 through 2026 for the Projects of National and Regional Significance grant program in the bill. It also would increase by $325 million annually, from $250 million to $575 million, over the same time period the amount authorized for the bill's Rebuild Rural Bridges Program, offset by a reduction of $650 million annually, over the same time frame, for the amount authorized for the Clean Corridors Program in the bill.

      --Increase by $100 million over four years through fiscal 2026 the amount authorized for National Priority Safety Programs, offset by a $100 million annual reduction over the time period to the amount authorized for the Clean Corridors Program.

      Withdrawn (en bloc) .

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — En Bloc Amendments
      Garcia, D-Ill. —

      En bloc amendments to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would:

      --Authorize $275.5 billion over four years through fiscal 2026 from the Highway Trust Fund's Mass Transit Account for various pubic transportation programs and activities. It would require the Transportation Department to establish additional selection criteria and requirements for various public transportation and highway grants based on sustainability and equity criteria, including the extent to which the majority of the U.S. population resides within walking distance of affordable clean energy powered or zero emissions public transit and bikeable and walkable transportation infrastructure.

      It would require that at least 50 percent of funds be set aside for public transit projects using funds from the Highway Trust Fund that:

      --Are located in a low-income and low-wealth community;

      --Require a contribution of federal funds to complete an overall financing package;

      --Include an addition of green space or a new state or local park system; or

      --Provide significantly expanded funding to Native American tribes and Indigenous communities.

      Among other provisions, it would require the department to select projects that prevent concentrating pollution and disproportionate health and economic burdens on impacted communities and require each contractor and subcontractor receiving funding for a project to ensure all employees are paid at least $15 per hour.

      --Authorize $50 billion annually in fiscal years 2023 through 2026 for a carbon pollution reduction program established by the bill, of which at least $15 billion would be for grants to purchase electric vehicles and electric vehicle supply equipment. It would specify that such funds would remain available until Jan. 1, 2042.

      It also would require the Transportation Department to add additional selection criteria and requirements based on sustainability and equity criteria to the program, including criteria considering the extent to which the project will improve pedestrian and non-motorized vehicle access and safety. It would require projects receiving grants to meet a number of environmental standards, including ensuring that any building that is part of the project complies with Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards.

      Among other provisions, it would require contractors or subcontractors receiving funding to have explicit policies that give preference for local hiring, including ensuring the inclusion of Ban the Box provisions, which prohibit employers from asking about an applicant's arrest or conviction history or conducting a background check until later in the hiring process.

      --Authorize $20 billion annually in fiscal years 2023 through 2031 for the Transportation Department to establish a grant program to provide for the total electrification of public transportation, including transit buses and commuter rail. Of the total amount, it would require $85 billion to be used for electrifying public buses and demand response vehicles; $73 billion to be used for electrifying mass transit buses, cutaway vehicles, and transit vans; and $42 billion to be used for electrifying commuter rail. It also would establish a number of selection criteria, including the extent to which the project reduces overall vehicle miles traveled in single occupancy vehicles.

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      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Bridge Integrity Monitoring
        Crawford, R-Ark. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would add continuous electronic monitoring of bridge integrity to a list of eligible uses of highway bridge replacement and rehabilitation grants to improve or rehabilitate bridges on the national bridge inventory. It also would add electronic monitoring to a list of eligible projects under a rebuild rural bridges program established by the bill to improve the safety and state of good repair of bridges in rural communities.

      Withdrawn.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — En Bloc Amendments
      G. Graves, R-La. —

      En bloc amendments to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would:

      --Impose penalties or imprisonment for up to 20 years, or both, on individuals operating a motor vehicle who intentionally cause a collision with a commercial motor vehicle or who arrange for another person to cause such a collision. It also would impose penalties or imprisonment for up to 20 years or both on individuals operating a motor vehicle who intentionally cause a collision with a commercial motor vehicle that causes a serious injury or death to another person or who arrange for another person to cause such a collision. It also would specify that a person may not be prosecuted for such an act if they have already been convicted or acquitted for the same act in another U.S. state or territory.

      -- Reduce by 3 percent all fiscal 2026 funds authorized for highway safety programs to any state, territory, tribe or other eligible entity that does not permit safety belt usage to be admitted as evidence in judicial proceedings related to vehicle collisions.

      Withdrawn (en bloc) .

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Class I Railroad Operating Requirements
        Garcia, D-Ill. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would state that Class I railroads could only operate a locomotive on the U.S. freight railroad interchange system on or after Jan. 1, 2030, if it certifies to the Transportation Department that it meets certain requirements such as:

    • The locomotive was manufactured on or after Jan. 1, 2008.
    • The primary nitrogen oxides and particulate matter emissions on the EPA issued document to an engine manufacturer for the locomotive are equal to or cleaner than the cleanest available locomotive.
    • The locomotive has not exceeded a total of 89,100 megawatt-hours of operation since its original engine build date.
    • Adopted by voice vote.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Automobile Transporter Access Restrictions
        Weber, R-Texas —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would bar states from prohibiting the operation of a stinger-steered combination automobile transporter with a gross weight of 88,000 pounds or less on any segment of the Interstate Highway System, with limited exceptions, or on the qualifying federal-aid primary highways as designed by the Transportation secretary. It also would ban states from enacting or enforcing a law denying reasonable access to such transporters to and from such highways or to loading or unloading points or facilities for food, fuel, repair and rest.

      Withdrawn.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Davis-Bacon Prevailing Wage Requirements
        Perry, R-Pa. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would repeal the Davis-Bacon prevailing wage requirement which directs the Transportation Department to ensure laborers and mechanics employed by contractors and subcontractors in construction work using federal grants or loans are paid the prevailing wage for similar construction work in the locality. The amendment also would repeal language authorizing the department to approve a grant or loan only after being assured that required labor standards will be maintained on the construction work.

      Rejected 14-46.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — En Bloc Amendments
      LaMalfa, R-Calif. —

      En bloc amendments to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would require:

      --The Transportation Department, within 60 days of the bill's enactment, to take such steps as are necessary to create the program authorized under existing law related to eliminating duplication of environmental reviews and to implement the Dec. 28, 2020, final rule related to establishing regulations related to the program. It also would extend by 60 days, to 180 days after the receipt date of a completed application, the deadline for approving or disapproving a state's application to participate in the program.

      --The Federal Highway Administration to issue regulations to create a categorical exclusion from the requirements under the 1969 National Environmental Policy Act related to environmental review for the repair, reconstruction, retrofitting or replacement of any road, highway, bridge, tunnel or transit facility within an existing right-of-way that "substantially" conforms to the pre-existing design, function, and location of the original location of such infrastructure.

      --Applicants for the passenger rail improvement, modernization, and expansion grant program, as a condition of receiving funds, to have agreements in principle with private landowners establishing dates of payment and subsequent dates of land transfer along the proposed route of a project. It would require grant recipients seeking secondary grants to ensure each project contains a minimum operable segment that is able to function as a stand-alone project. It also would specify that any project receiving federal funding under the grant program that experiences at least a 20 percent cost increase could be required to return any unobligated funding to the Treasury.

      Rejected (en bloc) by voice vote.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — En Bloc Amendments
      G. Graves, R-La. —

      En bloc amendments to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would:

      --Direct the Transportation Department to only provide community climate innovation grants to projects expected to yield a significant percentage reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from the surface transportation system beyond reductions that are part of a state or local emissions reduction target that existed prior to the bill's enactment. It also would make projects part of state or local programs and initiatives announced prior to the bill's enactment ineligible for such grants. It also would modify prioritization requirements so that the department considers projects making percentage reductions as opposed to total reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.

      --Modify the definition of "high-performing state" under the Carbon Pollution Reduction Program established by the bill to specify that a state could not be designated as such if its transportation policies resulting in a reduction of emissions had a disproportionate negative economic impact on low-income and minority communities.

      --Modify the definition of "high-performing state" under the Carbon Pollution Reduction Program to specify that a state would not be designated as such if, on two or more occasions, it did not attain the national ambient air quality standards established by the Clean Air Act.

      Rejected (en bloc) by voice vote.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Drowsy and Distracted Driving
        LaMalfa, R-Calif. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would reduce from 51.75 percent to 47.5 percent the amount of national priority safety funds authorized to be allocated among states that meet requirements with respect to impaired driving countermeasures. It would authorize 13.5 percent of national priority safety funds to be allocated among states that adopt and implement effective laws to reduce drowsy driving and distracted driving. It would add drowsy driving to a list of Transportation Department research and development activities related to human behavioral factors affecting highway and traffic safety.

      Withdrawn.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Environmental Impact
        G. Graves, R-La. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would modify the 1969 National Environmental Policy Act to require federal agencies to include in federal reports on legislative proposals affecting the environment detailed statements on the reasonably foreseeable environmental effects with a reasonably close causal relationship to the proposed action and a reasonable number of alternatives to such action that are technically and economically feasible.

      It also would exempt an agency from preparing an environmental document for a proposed action if the agency does not have the authority to take environmental factors into consideration in determining whether to take the proposed action.

      For proposed projects involving two or more federal agencies, it would direct the agencies to select a lead agency to supervise the preparation of an environmental document.

      It would require a lead agency to complete the environmental impact statement within two years after determining such a statement is necessary. It also would require such an agency to complete an environmental assessment no later than one year after determining one is necessary. It would permit a lead agency to extend such deadlines, if necessary.

      It also would bar a violation of the environmental policy law from constituting the basis for injunctive relief.

      Rejected by voice vote.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Baton Rouge Bridge
        G. Graves, R-La. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would require the non-federal sponsor, within one year of the bill's enactment, to determine the alignment for a Baton Rouge, La., project related to the Mississippi River Bridge and the widening of Louisiana Highway 30 on the east side of the Mississippi River.

      Rejected by voice vote.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — En Bloc Amendments
      Perry, R-Pa. —

      En bloc amendments to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would:

      --Strike language that would authorize the Transportation Department to award grants for the acquisition or leasing of zero-emission buses.

      --Strike language that would establish within the Federal Transit Administration an Office of Transit-Supportive Communities to make grants available and provide technical assistance and coordination in transit and housing policies within the agency. It also would strike provisions concerning property disposition for affordable housing and language to allow affordable housing incentives as it relates to fixed guideway capital investment grants.

      --Strike language that would allow for investments in capital projects with the proceeds from the disposal or sale of assets that are beyond their useful life and were acquired using assistance made available under the bill.

      --Strike language that would authorize the Transportation Department to use the urbanized area formula grant program to make grants to acquire or lease zero-emission or reduced-emission passenger ferries and to construct or lease related facilities.

      --Eliminate a provision in current law that allows the Transportation Department to transfer and administer federal-aid highway funds for transit projects or transportation planning.

      --Strike language that would increase incentives for bus operations in urbanized areas.

      --Strike a provision that would require the Transportation Department for fiscal years 2022 and 2023 to apportion and distribute public transportation formula funds provided under current law using data submitted to the 2019 National Transit Database.

      --Strike language that would bar the total obligation limitations under the bill from amounts made available as part of the Highway Trust Funds Mass Transit Account for various public transportation programs from exceeding $17.9 billion for fiscal 2023; $18.2 billion for fiscal 2024; $18.6 billion for fiscal 2025; and $18.9 billion for fiscal 2026.

      --Strike a provision that would prohibit the Transportation Department from requiring any project funded using public transportation emergency relief funds from advancing to the construction obligation stage before six years after a state-declared emergency or presidential-declared major disaster.

      --Strike language that would permit the Transportation Department for fiscal years 2021 and 2022 to allow project sponsors, at the request of such sponsors, to submit ridership and service data and projections collected before Jan. 20, 2020 and projections based on that data to determine project eligibility for fixed guideway capital investment grants.

      --Strike a provision that would require the Transportation Department to issue nonbinding best practices to assist public transportation providers in setting a threshold for a major service change, including changing routes, hours of operations and frequency of service.

      --Strike a provision that would require the Government Accountability Office to do a study and report to Congress on the provision of fare-free transit service in the United States.

      --Strike a provision that would establish a national transit frontline workforce training center.

      -- Strike language that would specify that the conditions on financial assistance for charter bus transportation services would not apply to financial assistance provided to rail operators of a fixed route service that is in operation for less than 30 days; is accessible to the public; is contracted by a local government entity that provides local cost share to the recipient and is not contracted for a convention or on behalf of a convention and visitors bureau.

      --Strike a provision that would fund workforce development training grants related to the operation or maintenance of zero-emissions vehicles.

      --Strike a provision that would eliminate an authorization of $80 million annually from fiscal years 2016 through 2020 for the construction of ferry boats and ferry terminal facilities. The underlying bill would authorize $120 annually from fiscal years 2023 through 2026.

      --Bar the use of federal funds to expand the Amtrak network beyond the routes and stations served by Amtrak on the bills enactment date.

      --Strike language that would direct Amtrak, within one year of the bill's enactment, to develop a greenhouse gas emissions reduction and energy plan which would include an achievement strategy, potential timelines and funding requirements.

      --Strike a provision that would make changes to the Amtrak board of directors, including replacing the Amtrak president with a chief executive officer on the board.

      --Make Amtrak ineligible to receive federal assistance under the Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act program. It also would prohibit the use of TIFIA funds for public infrastructure projects located within walking distance of a fixed guideway transit facility, passenger rail station, intercity bus station or intermodal facility.

      --Strike language that would require Amtrak to spend at least 2.5 percent of the amount appropriated for its National Network activities to enhance the customer experience on its long-distance routes.

      --Strike a provision that would require Amtrak to establish an Office of Community Outreach to engage with communities impacted by Amtrak operations.

      --Strike language that would clarify that Amtrak is not authorized to contract work performed by an employee covered by a collective bargaining agreement between Amtrak and an organization representing Amtrak employees during any period of time during which such employee is laid off involuntarily. Such language would apply if the employee is eligible and qualified to perform such work and has not been provided an opportunity to be recalled to perform such work.

      --Strike language that would require Amtrak to ensure that passengers who travel overnight on all long-distance routes can purchase the food and beverages that are provided to sleeping car passengers on such routes. It also would require Amtrak to ensure that any individual onboard a train who prepares or provides food and beverages is an Amtrak employee.

      --Strike language that would prohibit Amtrak from imposing mandatory arbitration through a "choice-of-forum" clause that attempts to prevent a passenger or a person who buys a ticket on behalf of a passenger from bringing a claim against Amtrak in a U.S. court so long as Amtrak does business in that jurisdiction.

      --Strike a provision that would require the Transportation Department to create a program to provide grants for major capital projects for either publicly-owned or Amtrak-owned rail bridges, stations and tunnels to improve safety, capacity and mobility.

      Rejected (en bloc) 19-45.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — En Bloc Amendments
      Perry, R-Pa. —

      En bloc amendments to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would:

      --Strike language that would authorize funding for Amtrak's Northeast Corridor activities as follows: $2.5 billion in fiscal 2022, $2.6 billion in fiscal 2023, $2.7 billion in fiscal 2024, $2.8 billion in fiscal 2025 and $2.9 billion in fiscal 2026. It would replace it with language to authorize $2.5 billion for such activities in fiscal 2022.

      It also would strike language that would authorize Amtrak's National Network activities as follows: $3.5 billion in fiscal 2022, $3.6 billion in fiscal 2023, $3.7 billion in fiscal 2024, $3.8 billion in fiscal 2025 and $3.9 billion in fiscal 2026 for Amtrak's National Network activities. It would replace it with language to authorize $3.5 billion for such activities in fiscal 2022.

      --Strike language that would prohibit the use of funds authorized by the bill to adjust the Mass Transit Account apportionments or withhold such apportionments.

      --Strike language that would authorize roughly $73.5 billion from the Highway Trust Funds Mass Transit Account (specifically $17.9 billion in fiscal 2023, $18.2 billion in fiscal 2024, $18.6 billion in fiscal 2025 and $18.9 billion in fiscal 2026) for several federal transit programs such as urbanized area formula grants.

      --Strike language that would authorize $1 billion annually in fiscal years 2023 through 2026 for the Transportation Department to establish a clean corridors program to provide funding to states to strategically deploy electric vehicle charging and hydrogen fueling infrastructure.

      --Prohibit the Transportation Department from entering into a contract or cooperative agreement, issuing a letter of intent, making a grant, or providing a direct loan or loan guarantee for a high-speed rail project that uses railway vehicles or equipment unless such vehicles or equipment comply with various passenger equipment safety standards.

      --Specify that the Transportation Department and any construction manager acting on behalf of the department for any construction contract awarded under the bill or obligation of funds pursuant to a contract could not, in contracts bid specifications, project agreements, or other controlling documents, require or prohibit a bidder, offeror, contractor, or subcontractor to enter into agreements with one or more labor organizations concerning that construction project or another related project. It also would prohibit the Transportation Department from awarding grants, financial assistance or enter into cooperative agreements for construction projects until the department certifies that the bid specifications, project agreements, or controlling documents do not contain any such requirements or restrictions.

      --Specify that the Transportation Department and any construction manager acting on behalf of the department for any construction contract awarded under the bill or obligation of funds pursuant to a contract could not, in contracts bid specifications, project agreements, or other controlling documents, require or prohibit a bidder, offeror, contractor or subcontractor from entering into or adhering to an agreement with a labor organization to remain neutral during a union organizing campaign. It also would prohibit the department from discriminating against or giving preference to such entities because they agree or refuse to remain neutral during a union organizing campaign. It also would prohibit the department from awarding grants or financial assistance for construction projects to a recipient until it ensures the recipient does not mandate such requirements.

      --Strike language to direct the Transportation Department, within one year of the bill's enactment, to issue a proposed rule to establish screening criteria for obstructive sleep apnea in commercial motor vehicle drivers and a final rule within two years of the bill's enactment.

      --Strike language to allow the Transportation Department to use commercial motor vehicle electronic logging device information for conducting transportation data research.

      --Strike language to mandate the Transportation Department to prescribe a motor vehicle safety standard that requires new commercial motor vehicles to be equipped with an automatic emergency braking system. It would require the department, within one year of the bill's enactment, to issue a regulation that would require that an automatic emergency braking system installed in a commercial motor vehicle that is in operation on or after the effective date of such standard be used at any time during which such commercial motor vehicle is in operation.

      --Prohibit projects relating to electric vehicles and infrastructure from being eligible for assistance under the Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act program.

      --Strike language that would remove a Sept. 30, 2021, sunset for a Transportation Department authorization to provide a direct loan or loan guarantee for railroad rehabilitation and improvement financing. Instead, it would specify that the proceeds of a direct loan for railroad rehabilitation and improvement financing could not be used for any non-federal share of project costs if the loan is repayable from non-federal funds.

      --Specify that the proceeds from a secured loan under the Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act program could not be used for any non-federal share of project costs if the loan is repayable from non-federal funds.

      -- Strike language concerning the creation of, and authorized funding for, state and national surface transportation system funding pilot programs.

      -- Strike language concerning multimodal transportation activities such as updating the national freight strategic plan.

      -- Strike language that would authorize the Transportation Department to establish a program to make grants to higher education institutions for researching low- and zero-emission rail technologies.

      -- Strike language that would permit the Transportation Department to assist a recipient of federal transportation assistance for an intercity passenger rail project with acquiring a right-of-way and adjacent real property interests before or during the completion of environmental reviews for such a project if the acquisition is permitted under federal law.

      -- Strike language that would direct the Transportation Department to enter into an agreement with the National Academies to conduct an assessment of the potential impacts of climate change on the national rail network.

      -- Strike language that would require the Transportation Department to develop and implement a competitive grant program for providing administrative assistance to support interstate and regional efforts to improve the safety, efficiency or reliability of intercity passenger rail and to promote such service. It also would strike language that would require the department to make available on a publicly accessible website a list of interstate rail compacts.

      -- Strike language that would require the Transportation Department to allocate 1.5 percent of amounts made available for programs using rail improvement grants to go to state or multi-state regional intercity passenger rail corridor planning or project-specific intercity passenger rail planning purposes.

      -- Strike language to remove the Sept. 30, 2021, sunset date for the Transportation Department's authority to provide direct loans to acquire, improve or rehabilitate intermodal or rail equipment or associated facilities.

      --Strike language to direct the Transportation Department to establish a passenger rail improvement, modernization and expansion program to make grants for capital projects that provide high-speed rail or inter-city rail passenger transportation.

      --Strike language to direct the Transportation Department to deploy electronics, photonics, communications and information processing, also known as Intelligent Transportation Systems programs, to improve the performance of the National Highway System with respect to greenhouse gas emissions.

      --Strike language that would authorize $12 million annually from fiscal years 2023 through 2026 for a Transportation Department program to promote and implement the application of innovative pavement technologies.

      --Strike language that would direct the Transportation Department to seek to enter into an agreement with a non-profit non-government entity that exclusively serves metropolitan planning organizations to establish a pilot program to provide awards to enhance and improve metropolitan planning practices in surface transportation.

      --Strike language that would direct the Transportation Department to award grants for research into materials to reduce greenhouse gas emissions during the production of highway materials and the construction and use of highways.

      --Strike language that would direct the Transportation Department to make grants to higher education institutions to carry out research, development, technology transfer and training activities in the operation or creation of an implicit bias training program with respect to racial profiling at traffic stops.

      --Strike language to allow the federal share of certain federally-funded Interstate Highway System transportation projects to be up to 100 percent if the project uses pavement materials that reduce greenhouse gas emissions through carbon sequestration or manufacturing.

      --Strike language that would prohibit a state from transferring apportioned federal transportation funds regarding railway-highway crossings or for congestion mitigation and air quality improvement programs to other federal-aid highway fund programs.

      --Strike language that would permit a state, on behalf of the Transportation Department, to approve within any right-of-way on a federal highway the accommodation of infrastructure and facilities for electric vehicle charging infrastructure, renewable energy generation facilities, electrical transmission and distribution infrastructure and broadband infrastructure.

      --Strike language that would prohibit a public authority with jurisdiction over a toll facility within both a National Scenic Area and the National Trail System from charging a toll or other fee for using federally-funded pedestrian and bike safety improvements.

      --Strike language that would establish requirements for electric vehicle charging stations.

      --Strike language that would direct the Transportation Department to allow states to use federal-aid highway apportioned funds to provide and maintain recreational trails for electric bicycling.

      --Strike language that would establish within the Transportation Department a community climate innovation program to award competitive grants to local projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve the mobility, accessibility and connectivity of the surface transportation system.

      --Modify the legal definition of "electric bicycle" from a bicycle with a low-powered electric motor weighing under 100 pounds with a top motor-powered speed up to 20 miles per hour to a bicycle equipped with fully operable pedals and an electric motor of less than 750 watts.

      --Strike language that would direct the Transportation Department to establish a reconnecting neighborhoods program aimed at tearing down or modifying bridges or overpasses to restore or improve connectivity, mobility and access in "disadvantaged and underserved" communities.

      --Strike language to permit a natural gas, electric or other zero emission fuel technology vehicle to exceed the weight limit on the power unit by up to 2,000 pounds.

      --Strike language that would condition federal transportation grants for freight and highway projects on the applicant ensuring that contractors and subcontractors involved in the grant meet or exceed apprenticeship employment goals.

      --Amend current law to strike language that requires the Transportation Department to ensure employees on projects using federal transportation grant funds are protected under employee protective arrangements, which include provisions to ensure protections such as continuation of collective bargaining rights and paid training or retraining programs.

      --Strike language that would direct the Transportation Department to establish a carbon pollution reduction program to support the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from the surface transportation system. It also would strike language that would allocate 3.95 percent of the amounts remaining after distributing funds to several programs including the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program under the federal-aid highway apportionment formula to states.

      --Strike language that would authorize $3.25 billion for fiscal 2022 for fixed guideway capital investment grants. It also would strike language to authorize $3.5 billion in fiscal 2023, $4.3 billion in fiscal 2024, $5 billion in fiscal 2025 and $5.5 billion in fiscal 2026 for such grants. Regarding new fixed guideway capital or corridor-based bus rapid transit projects in which the federal assistance provided is less than $100 million and the total estimated net capital cost is less than $300 million, also known as small start projects, it would strike language changing such respective amounts to $320 million and $400 million.

      Rejected (en bloc) 12-52.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Campaign Finance Civil Penalties
        Gimenez, R-Fla. —

      Amendment to the DeFazio, D-Ore., substitute amendment that would prohibit the use of civil penalties on funds collected for the purposes of making payments in support of a federal election campaign for Congress.

      Adopted by voice vote.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Substitute Amendment
        DeFazio, D-Ore. —

      Substitute amendment that would add nearly 1,500 earmarks for state and local highway and transit projects totaling $5.7 billion.

      As amended, it would require transit agencies accepting federal funds to adhere to Buy America requirements when procuring railway vehicles.

      As amended, it also would require the Transportation Department to increase to 80 percent the federal share of projects related to upgrading transit station accessibility and establishing or improving the frequency of bus service.

      As amended, it would modify existing law related to impaired driving countermeasures to:

    • Support training criminal justice professionals (such as law enforcement officers and judges) in preventing impaired driving cases.
    • Improve detection of potentially impairing drugs and reporting related to testing and detection.
    • Provide paid and earned media in support of high-visibility enforcement efforts.
    • Implement training efforts and purchasing equipment related to impaired driving enforcement activities.
    • As amended, it would deem projects to address cybersecurity and mitigate the threat of ransomware and vehicle electronics as eligible for capital projects and technical assistance and standards development grants under existing law.

      As amended, it would require at least 3 percent of the funds authorized under the bill for federal-aid highways, public transportation projects, transportation technology research programs, and credit assistance for certain surface transportation projects to be spent on veteran-owned small businesses

      As amended, it also would expand eligibility related to a grant program to establish or increase the frequency of bus service projects to include projects that would establish or enhance high-quality bus service to community colleges and minority-serving institutions such as historically black colleges and universities.

      As amended, it would authorize the department to provide grants to higher education institutions or a consortium of such entities to establish a center of excellence to advance research and development that improves the safety, efficiency, and reliability of passenger and freight rail transportation.

      As amended, it would allow funds under the surface transportation block grant program to go toward hovercraft and associated terminal facilities for passenger or vehicle water transit.

      As amended, it would require all electric vehicle charging infrastructure projects receiving funds authorized by the bill to apply the Davis-Bacon prevailing wage law requirements.

      As amended, it would require the department to establish a task force to promote American vehicle competitiveness. It also would direct the department, in conjunction with the task force, to coordinate with the appropriate agencies to increase domestic sourcing of critical minerals and domestic production of electric vehicle batteries.

      As amended, it would require the Federal Highway Administration to include information regarding the retrofitting of evacuation routes in its guidance to state and local governments. It would require the agency to consider methods that assist evacuation routes to withstand the effects of hydrostatic and hydrodynamic forces on the viability of evacuation routes and withstand the risks that flammability poses to viability.

      Adopted (as amended) by voice vote.

      June 9, 2021 — Committee Vote: Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Vote to Report

      Authorize $547 billion over five years, through fiscal 2026, for federal surface transportation programs for highway, mass transit, rail, safety and research projects.

      Of the overall total, the bill would authorize $343 billion for roads, bridges, and transportation safety; $109 billion for various transit investment and development programs; and $95 billion for passenger and freight rail.

      It would extend fiscal 2021 enacted funding levels for federal-aid highway, transit, and safety programs through fiscal 2022. It also would authorize an additional $14.7 billion, above fiscal 2021 levels, in contract authority from the Highway Account for fiscal 2022. It would provide for obligation authority to match the contract authority.

      As amended, it would add nearly 1,500 earmarks for state and local highway and transit projects totaling $5.7 billion.

      The bill also would authorize $271.7 billion, over four years through fiscal 2026, out of the Highway Trust Fund for the Federal-aid Highway Program. The bill also would provide obligation authority to match the contract authority authorized for fiscal years 2023 through 2026.

      It would authorize $4.4 billion in contract authority in fiscal years 2023 through 2026 for National Highway Traffic Safety Administration programs.

      The bill would make $73.5 billion available from the Mass Transit Account of the Highway Trust Fund for fiscal 2023 through 2026 for a number of federal transit programs. It would limit obligations from the Mass Transit Account to $73.5 billion.

      It also would authorize $32 billion over five years, through fiscal 2026, in grants for Amtrak's intercity passenger rail service, including $18.5 billion for activities associated with the National Network and $13.5 billion for activities associated with the Northeast Corridor.

      As amended, the bill would require transit agencies accepting federal funds to adhere to Buy America requirements when procuring railway vehicles.

      As amended, it would require the Transportation Department to create a task force to promote American vehicle competitiveness. It would require the department, in conjunction with the task force, to coordinate with the appropriate agencies to increase domestic sourcing of critical minerals and domestic production of electric vehicle batteries.

      Ordered reported favorably to the full House (as amended) 38-26.

  • June 4, 2021 — Original cosponsor(s): 2

    Norton, (D-D.C.)Payne (D-N.J.)
  • June 4, 2021 — Read twice and referred to: House Transportation and Infrastructure.Congressional Record p. H2690