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Senate Casts Final Vote of Session to Avoid Shutdown

by Countable | 12.10.16

Late Friday night, less than an hour before the federal government was due to run out of money, the Senate passed a continuing resolution (CR) to fund the government through April 28 and avoid a shutdown before passing a water infrastructure bill with its final vote of the 114th Congress.

Senate Democrats had been intent on blocking the pair of bills in hopes of getting a long-term reauthorization of healthcare for miners and their families in the stopgap funding bill, and better protection for endangered fish in the water projects bill. But with the House having departed the nation’s capital Thursday after passing both bills — and therefore unavailable to OK changes made by the Senate — Democrats were forced to relent.

Democrats agreed to hold a cloture vote (basically a test vote to ensure a bill has sufficient support) on the CR at about 10 p.m. EST despite having the ability to delay it procedurally until 1 a.m., which technically would’ve caused a shutdown at 11:59:59 p.m. Sixty-one Senators voted for cloture, exceeding the needed 60, and the CR was passed on a 63-36 vote an hour later with 23 Democrats and 13 Republicans opposed. President Obama signed the bill into law early Saturday morning, so there was technically a brief lapse in funding for the government, but federal agencies’ operations weren’t affected.

With a shutdown averted and the first order of business taken care of, the Senate turned to the water infrastructure bill that authorized funding provided in the CR to help Flint, Michigan address its lead-tainted drinking water system. Despite the misgivings of Democrats, who argued that drought relief measures in California would jeopardize endangered fish and that "Buy American" provisions should re-inserted into the bill to ensure U.S. steel is used in water infrastructure projects, it passed on a bipartisan 78-21 vote after 1 a.m.

The passage of the water bill marked the final vote in the Senate for the 114th Congress, though the Senate will be in a pro forma session for seven days between now and when the 115th Congress convenes in January to prevent President Obama from making recess appointments.

You can read about the CR to fund the government through April 28 here, and the water infrastructure bill here.

— Eric Revell

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  • Bonnie
    12/11/2016
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    So you voted at the last minute again so you could sneak in things that will hurt the American people and shut down what little democracy we had left. Shame.

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  • Sally
    12/11/2016
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    So tired of this continual threat that the government is going to be shut down if the Politicians don't get their way. They have played this game for so many years and the only people who suffer from their lunacy and pettiness is middle class America as it is our taxpayers dollars that take the hit.

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  • Cris-Gato
    12/10/2016
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    The republicans finally do what they should have been doing the past 8 years. It's hardly something they should be praised for.

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  • JayinNC
    12/10/2016
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    What a freaking waste, I guess it's time to start paying back most of the donations made to the GOP. Our government is pathetic.

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  • J
    12/10/2016
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    Sing along with Mitch!

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  • Loraki
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    YOUR GOVERNMENT IN ACTION - 152 Amendments to this bill! Amendments: H.R.2028 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) 1. S.Amdt.5150 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Heller, Dean [R-NV] (Submitted 12/08/2016) 2. S.Amdt.5143 to S.Amdt.5142 (which amends S.Amdt.5141) — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Purpose: To change the enactment date. Sponsor: Sen. McConnell, Mitch [R-KY] (Submitted 12/08/2016) (Proposed 12/08/2016) Latest Action: 12/08/16 Amendment SA 5143 proposed by Senator McConnell to Amendment SA 5142. (consideration: CR S6882; text: CR S6882) (All Actions) 3. S.Amdt.5142 to S.Amdt.5141 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Purpose: To change the enactment date. Sponsor: Sen. McConnell, Mitch [R-KY] (Submitted 12/08/2016) (Proposed 12/08/2016) Latest Action: 12/08/16 Amendment SA 5142 proposed by Senator McConnell to Amendment SA 5141 (the instructions of the motion to refer). (consideration: CR S6882; text: CR S6882) (All Actions) 4. S.Amdt.5141 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Purpose: To change the enactment date. Sponsor: Sen. McConnell, Mitch [R-KY] (Submitted 12/08/2016) (Proposed 12/08/2016) Latest Action: 12/08/16 Amendment SA 5141 proposed by Senator McConnell. (consideration: CR S6882; text: CR S6882) (All Actions) 5. S.Amdt.5140 to S.Amdt.5139 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Purpose: To change the enactment date. Sponsor: Sen. McConnell, Mitch [R-KY] (Submitted 12/08/2016) (Proposed 12/08/2016) Latest Action: 12/08/16 Amendment SA 5140 proposed by Senator McConnell to Amendment SA 5139. (consideration: CR S6882; text: CR S6882) (All Actions) 6. S.Amdt.5139 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Purpose: To change the enactment date. Sponsor: Sen. McConnell, Mitch [R-KY] (Submitted 12/08/2016) (Proposed 12/08/2016) Latest Action: 12/08/16 Amendment SA 5139 proposed by Senator McConnell. (consideration: CR S6882; text: CR S6882) (All Actions) 7. S.Amdt.3893 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Reid, Harry [D-NV] (Submitted 05/10/2016) 8. S.Amdt.3892 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Reid, Harry [D-NV] (Submitted 05/10/2016) 9. S.Amdt.3891 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Reid, Harry [D-NV] (Submitted 05/10/2016) 10. S.Amdt.3890 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Reid, Harry [D-NV] (Submitted 05/10/2016) 11. S.Amdt.3888 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Purpose: To provide for the operation of reservoir projects by the Bureau of Reclamation. Sponsor: Sen. Fischer, Deb [R-NE] (Submitted 05/09/2016) (Proposed 05/11/2016) Latest Action: 05/11/16 Amendment SA 3888, under the order of 5/11/16, not having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, was not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 51 - 48. Record Vote Number: 70. (All Actions) 12. S.Amdt.3887 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Fischer, Deb [R-NE] (Submitted 05/09/2016) 13. S.Amdt.3881 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Cotton, Tom [R-AR] (Submitted 04/27/2016) 14. S.Amdt.3880 to S.Amdt.3804 (which amends S.Amdt.3801) — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Reid, Harry [D-NV] (Submitted 04/27/2016) 15. S.Amdt.3879 to S.Amdt.3804 (which amends S.Amdt.3801) — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Reid, Harry [D-NV] (Submitted 04/27/2016) 16. S.Amdt.3878 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Purpose: Of a perfecting nature. Sponsor: Sen. Cotton, Tom [R-AR] (Submitted 04/27/2016) (Proposed 05/09/2016) Latest Action: 05/11/16 Proposed amendment SA 3878 withdrawn in Senate. (consideration: CR S2677, S2680; text: CR S2680) (All Actions) 17. S.Amdt.3877 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH] (Submitted 04/26/2016) 18. S.Amdt.3876 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Purpose: To require that certain funds are used for the review and revision of certain operational documents. Sponsor: Sen. Flake, Jeff [R-AZ] (Submitted 04/26/2016) (Proposed 05/11/2016) Latest Action: 05/12/16 Amendment SA 3876 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (All Actions) 19. S.Amdt.3875 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN] (Submitted 04/26/2016) 20. S.Amdt.3873 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Cotton, Tom [R-AR] (Submitted 04/25/2016) 21. S.Amdt.3872 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. McCain, John [R-AZ] (Submitted 04/25/2016) 22. S.Amdt.3871 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Purpose: To use Federal and State expertise to mitigate fish and wildlife impacts at Corps of Engineers projects. Sponsor: Sen. Cardin, Benjamin L. [D-MD] (Submitted 04/25/2016) (Proposed 05/11/2016) Latest Action: 05/11/16 Amendment SA 3871, under the order of 5/11/16, not having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, was not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 39 - 60. Record Vote Number: 69. (All Actions) 23. S.Amdt.3870 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Purpose: To allow certain funds for shore protection to be prioritized for certain projects. Sponsor: Sen. Carper, Thomas R. [D-DE] (Submitted 04/25/2016) (Proposed 04/25/2016) Latest Action: 04/25/16 Amendment SA 3870 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (All Actions) 24. S.Amdt.3869 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Purpose: To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study and develop a plan for the removal of invasive salt cedar. Sponsor: Sen. McCain, John [R-AZ] (Submitted 04/25/2016) (Proposed 04/25/2016) Latest Action: 04/25/16 Amendment SA 3869 as modified agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (text as modified: CR S2409) (All Actions) 25. S.Amdt.3868 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Cardin, Benjamin L. [D-MD] (Submitted 04/21/2016) 26. S.Amdt.3867 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Cardin, Benjamin L. [D-MD] (Submitted 04/21/2016) 27. S.Amdt.3866 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Cotton, Tom [R-AR] (Submitted 04/21/2016) 28. S.Amdt.3865 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Fischer, Deb [R-NE] (Submitted 04/21/2016) 29. S.Amdt.3864 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Graham, Lindsey [R-SC] (Submitted 04/21/2016) 30. S.Amdt.3863 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Carper, Thomas R. [D-DE] (Submitted 04/21/2016) 31. S.Amdt.3862 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. King, Angus S., Jr. [I-ME] (Submitted 04/21/2016) 32. S.Amdt.3861 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN] (Submitted 04/21/2016) 33. S.Amdt.3860 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Peters, Gary C. [D-MI] (Submitted 04/21/2016) 34. S.Amdt.3859 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Coons, Christopher A. [D-DE] (Submitted 04/21/2016) 35. S.Amdt.3858 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Sullivan, Dan [R-AK] (Submitted 04/21/2016) 36. S.Amdt.3857 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Perdue, David [R-GA] (Submitted 04/21/2016) 37. S.Amdt.3856 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Lee, Mike [R-UT] (Submitted 04/21/2016) 38. S.Amdt.3855 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Paul, Rand [R-KY] (Submitted 04/21/2016) 39. S.Amdt.3854 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Paul, Rand [R-KY] (Submitted 04/21/2016) 40. S.Amdt.3853 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT] (Submitted 04/21/2016) 41. S.Amdt.3852 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT] (Submitted 04/21/2016) 42. S.Amdt.3851 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Purpose: To ensure that certain amounts are used to implement the requirements of the DATA Act. Sponsor: Sen. Warner, Mark R. [D-VA] (Submitted 04/21/2016) (Proposed 04/25/2016) Latest Action: 04/25/16 Amendment SA 3851 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (All Actions) 43. S.Amdt.3850 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Isakson, Johnny [R-GA] (Submitted 04/21/2016) 44. S.Amdt.3849 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Rubio, Marco [R-FL] (Submitted 04/21/2016) 45. S.Amdt.3848 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Rubio, Marco [R-FL] (Submitted 04/21/2016) 46. S.Amdt.3847 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Isakson, Johnny [R-GA] (Submitted 04/21/2016) 47. S.Amdt.3846 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Thune, John [R-SD] (Submitted 04/21/2016) 48. S.Amdt.3845 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Whitehouse, Sheldon [D-RI] (Submitted 04/21/2016) 49. S.Amdt.3844 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Purpose: To make certain funds available for Upper Missouri River Basin flood and drought monitoring. Sponsor: Sen. Rounds, Mike [R-SD] (Submitted 04/21/2016) (Proposed 04/25/2016) Latest Action: 04/25/16 Amendment SA 3844 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (All Actions) 50. S.Amdt.3843 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Purpose: To require the Western Area Power Administration to prepare a report on the use of certain provisions in power contracts. Sponsor: Sen. McCain, John [R-AZ] (Submitted 04/21/2016) (Proposed 04/25/2016) Latest Action: 04/25/16 Amendment SA 3843 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (All Actions) 51. S.Amdt.3842 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Purpose: To modify the deadline for the completion of a feasibility study relating to the Sites Reservoir in Colusa County, California. Sponsor: Sen. Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA] (Submitted 04/21/2016) (Proposed 04/25/2016) Latest Action: 04/25/16 Amendment SA 3842 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (All Actions) 52. S.Amdt.3841 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Purpose: To transfer funding to the Weatherization Assistance Program account from the Building Technologies account. Sponsor: Sen. Reed, Jack [D-RI] (Submitted 04/21/2016) (Proposed 04/25/2016) Latest Action: 04/25/16 Amendment SA 3841 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (All Actions) 53. S.Amdt.3840 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Ernst, Joni [R-IA] (Submitted 04/21/2016) 54. S.Amdt.3839 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Thune, John [R-SD] (Submitted 04/21/2016) 55. S.Amdt.3838 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Thune, John [R-SD] (Submitted 04/21/2016) 56. S.Amdt.3836 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Daines, Steve [R-MT] (Submitted 04/20/2016) 57. S.Amdt.3835 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Thune, John [R-SD] (Submitted 04/20/2016) 58. S.Amdt.3834 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. McCain, John [R-AZ] (Submitted 04/20/2016) 59. S.Amdt.3833 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Purpose: To provide funding for the Tribal Energy Loan Guarantee Program. Sponsor: Sen. Franken, Al [D-MN] (Submitted 04/20/2016) (Proposed 04/21/2016) Latest Action: 04/21/16 Amendment SA 3833 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 76 - 19. Record Vote Number: 59. (All Actions) 60. S.Amdt.3832 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Cardin, Benjamin L. [D-MD] (Submitted 04/20/2016) 61. S.Amdt.3831 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Cardin, Benjamin L. [D-MD] (Submitted 04/20/2016) 62. S.Amdt.3830 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Cardin, Benjamin L. [D-MD] (Submitted 04/20/2016) 63. S.Amdt.3829 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. McCain, John [R-AZ] (Submitted 04/20/2016) 64. S.Amdt.3828 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Lee, Mike [R-UT] (Submitted 04/20/2016) 65. S.Amdt.3827 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Lee, Mike [R-UT] (Submitted 04/20/2016) 66. S.Amdt.3826 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Lee, Mike [R-UT] (Submitted 04/20/2016) 67. S.Amdt.3825 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Lee, Mike [R-UT] (Submitted 04/20/2016) 68. S.Amdt.3824 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Flake, Jeff [R-AZ] (Submitted 04/20/2016) 69. S.Amdt.3823 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Flake, Jeff [R-AZ] (Submitted 04/20/2016) 70. S.Amdt.3822 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Flake, Jeff [R-AZ] (Submitted 04/20/2016) 71. S.Amdt.3821 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Flake, Jeff [R-AZ] (Submitted 04/20/2016) 72. S.Amdt.3820 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Purpose: To withhold certain funds for the construction of environmental infrastructure. Sponsor: Sen. Flake, Jeff [R-AZ] (Submitted 04/20/2016) (Proposed 04/26/2016) Latest Action: 04/26/16 Amendment SA 3820 not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 12 - 84. Record Vote Number: 63. (All Actions) 73. S.Amdt.3819 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Flake, Jeff [R-AZ] (Submitted 04/20/2016) 74. S.Amdt.3818 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Flake, Jeff [R-AZ] (Submitted 04/20/2016) 75. S.Amdt.3817 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Flake, Jeff [R-AZ] (Submitted 04/20/2016) 76. S.Amdt.3816 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Flake, Jeff [R-AZ] (Submitted 04/20/2016) 77. S.Amdt.3815 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Flake, Jeff [R-AZ] (Submitted 04/20/2016) 78. S.Amdt.3814 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Purpose: To limit the use of funds made available for the Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Loan Program. Sponsor: Sen. Coats, Daniel [R-IN] (Submitted 04/20/2016) (Proposed 04/21/2016) Latest Action: 04/21/16 Amendment SA 3814, under the order of 4/21/16, not having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, was not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 48 - 49. Record Vote Number: 58. (All Actions) 79. S.Amdt.3813 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Purpose: To add a provision relating to certain requirements in the acquisition of welded shipboard anchor and mooring chain. Sponsor: Sen. Murray, Patty [D-WA] (Submitted 04/20/2016) (Proposed 04/25/2016) Latest Action: 04/25/16 Amendment SA 3813 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 55 - 38. Record Vote Number: 60. (All Actions) 80. S.Amdt.3812 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Purpose: To provide for funding for wind energy. Sponsor: Sen. Merkley, Jeff [D-OR] (Submitted 04/20/2016) (Proposed 04/26/2016) Latest Action: 04/26/16 Amendment SA 3812 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 54 - 42. Record Vote Number: 61. (All Actions) 81. S.Amdt.3811 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Purpose: To prohibit the use of funds relating to a certain definition. Sponsor: Sen. Hoeven, John [R-ND] (Submitted 04/20/2016) (Proposed 04/20/2016) Latest Action: 04/21/16 Amendment SA 3811, under the order of 4/20/16, not having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, was not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 56 - 42. Record Vote Number: 57. (All Actions) 82. S.Amdt.3810 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Heller, Dean [R-NV] (Submitted 04/20/2016) 83. S.Amdt.3809 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Moran, Jerry [R-KS] (Submitted 04/20/2016) 84. S.Amdt.3808 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Purpose: To improve a program relating to remote and subsistence harbors. Sponsor: Sen. Murkowski, Lisa [R-AK] (Submitted 04/20/2016) (Proposed 04/25/2016) Latest Action: 04/25/16 Amendment SA 3808 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (All Actions) 85. S.Amdt.3807 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Gillibrand, Kirsten E. [D-NY] (Submitted 04/20/2016) 86. S.Amdt.3806 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Sen. Gillibrand, Kirsten E. [D-NY] (Submitted 04/20/2016) 87. S.Amdt.3805 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Purpose: To make funding for water management improvement subject to a condition. Sponsor: Sen. Reid, Harry [D-NV] (Submitted 04/20/2016) (Proposed 04/26/2016) Latest Action: 04/26/16 Amendment SA 3805 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 73 - 23. Record Vote Number: 62. (All Actions) 88. S.Amdt.3804 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Purpose: To modify provisions relating to Nuclear Regulatory Commission fees. Sponsor: Sen. Alexander, Lamar [R-TN] (Submitted 04/20/2016) (Proposed 04/20/2016) Latest Action: 05/09/16 Proposed amendment SA 3804withdrawn in Senate. (consideration: CR S2615) (All Actions) 89. S.Amdt.3803 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Purpose: To eliminate funding for the Appalachian Regional Commission, the Delta Regional Authority, the Denali Commission, and the Northern Border Regional Commission. Sponsor: Sen. Ernst, Joni [R-IA] (Submitted 04/20/2016) (Proposed 04/20/2016) Latest Action: 04/20/16 Amendment SA 3803 not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 25 - 71. Record Vote Number: 56. (All Actions) 90. S.Amdt.3802 to S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Purpose: To modify funding for certain projects of the Department of Energy. Sponsor: Sen. Schatz, Brian [D-HI] (Submitted 04/20/2016) (Proposed 04/20/2016) Latest Action: 04/20/16 Amendment SA 3802 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 70 - 26. Record Vote Number: 55. (All Actions) 91. S.Amdt.3801 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Purpose: In the nature of a substitute. Sponsor: Sen. Alexander, Lamar [R-TN] (Submitted 04/20/2016) (Proposed 04/20/2016) Latest Action: 05/12/16 Amendment SA 3801 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (All Actions) 92. H.Amdt.211 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: Amendment provides additional funds for the deepening of ports and harbors, including the Charleston Port in South Carolina. Sponsor: Rep. Duncan, Jeff [R-SC-3] (Offered 05/01/2015) Latest Action: 05/01/15 On agreeing to the Duncan (SC) amendment (A061) Agreed to by voice vote. (All Actions) 93. H.Amdt.210 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: At the end of the bill (before the short title), insert the following: Sec.___. None of the funds made available by this Act may be used to deliver water to the Trinity River above the minimum requirements of the Trinity Record of Decision or to supplement flows in the Klamath River. Sponsor: Rep. LaMalfa, Doug [R-CA-1] (Offered 05/01/2015) Latest Action: 05/01/15 On agreeing to the LaMalfa amendment (A060) Agreed to by recorded vote: 228 - 183 (Roll no. 213). (consideration: CR H2780-2781) (All Actions) 94. H.Amdt.209 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: Amendment requires the Army Corps of Engineers to apply the provisions of the Clean Water Act as passed by the Congress. Sponsor: Rep. LaMalfa, Doug [R-CA-1] (Offered 05/01/2015) Latest Action: 05/01/15 On agreeing to the LaMalfa amendment (A059) Agreed to by recorded vote: 239 - 174 (Roll no. 212). (consideration: CR H2779-2780) (All Actions) 95. H.Amdt.208 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: Page 57, after line 11, insert the following: Sec. 507. None of the funds made available by this Act may be used to purchase water to supplement or enhance the instream flow requirements in the State of California that are mandated under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, the Central Valley Project Improvement Act, or the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969. Sponsor: Rep. McClintock, Tom [R-CA-4] (Offered 05/01/2015) Latest Action: 05/01/15 On agreeing to the McClintock amendment (A058) Agreed to by recorded vote: 228 - 183 (Roll no. 211). (consideration: CR H2779) (All Actions) 96. H.Amdt.207 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: Amendment prohibits use of funds for the Missouri River Ecosystem Restoration Program (MRERP). Sponsor: Rep. Luetkemeyer, Blaine [R-MO-3] (Offered 05/01/2015) Latest Action: 05/01/15 On agreeing to the Luetkemeyer amendment (A057) Agreed to by voice vote. (All Actions) 97. H.Amdt.206 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: At the end of the bill (before the short title), insert the following: Sec.___. Each amount made available by this Act is hereby reduced by 1 percent. Sponsor: Rep. Blackburn, Marsha [R-TN-7] (Offered 05/01/2015) Latest Action: 05/01/15 On agreeing to the Blackburn amendment (A056) Failed by recorded vote: 159 - 248 (Roll no. 210). (consideration: CR H2778-2779) (All Actions) 98. H.Amdt.205 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: At the end of the bill, before the short title, add the following new section: Sec. 507. None of the funds made available by this Act may be used to finalize, promulgate, or enforce the Department of Energy's proposed rule entitled "Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products: Energy Conservation Standards for Residential Furnaces" (80 Fed. Reg. 48: March 12, 2015). Sponsor: Rep. Blackburn, Marsha [R-TN-7] (Offered 05/01/2015) Latest Action: 05/01/15 On agreeing to the Blackburn amendment (A055) Agreed to by voice vote. (All Actions) 99. H.Amdt.204 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: At the end of the bill (before the short title), insert the following: SEC.___.(a) For an additional amount for "Corps of Engineers-Civil--Construction" for additional funding for ongoing work on authorized projects (except for Flood and Storm Damage Reduction, Navigation, and Environmental Infrastructure projects) there is appropriated, and the amount otherwise made available for such account is hereby reduced by, $10,000,000. (b) None of the funds made available by this Act for "Corps of Engineers-Civil--Construction" in excess of $276,117,000 may be used for additional funding for ongoing work on Flood and Storm Damage Reduction projects. Sponsor: Rep. Castro, Joaquin [D-TX-20] (Offered 05/01/2015) Latest Action: 05/01/15 On agreeing to the Castro (TX) amendment (A054) Failed by voice vote. (All Actions) 100. H.Amdt.203 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: At the end of the bill (before the short title), insert the following: Sec.___. None of the funds made available by this Act may be used for the Department of Energy's Climate Model Development and Validation program. Sponsor: Rep. Gosar, Paul A. [R-AZ-4] (Offered 05/01/2015) Latest Action: 05/01/15 On agreeing to the Gosar amendment (A053) Agreed to by recorded vote: 224 - 184 (Roll no. 209). (consideration: CR H2777-2778) (All Actions) 101. H.Amdt.202 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: Amendment prohibits use of funds to enter into contracts with individuals or entities convicted of fraud. Sponsor: Rep. Grayson, Alan [D-FL-9] (Offered 05/01/2015) Latest Action: 05/01/15 On agreeing to the Grayson amendment (A052) Agreed to by voice vote. (All Actions) 102. H.Amdt.201 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: At the end of the bill (before the short title), insert the following: SEC.___. None of the funds made available by this Act may be used for the removal of any Federally owned or operated dam. Sponsor: Rep. Gosar, Paul A. [R-AZ-4] (Offered 05/01/2015) Latest Action: 05/01/15 On agreeing to the Gosar amendment (A051) Agreed to by voice vote. (All Actions) 103. H.Amdt.200 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: Amendment to prohibit use of funds for the purchase of welded shipboard anchor and mooring chain 4 inches in diameter and under unless the anchor and mooring chain are procured from a manufacturer that is part of the national technology and industrial base. Sponsor: Rep. DelBene, Suzan K. [D-WA-1] (Offered 05/01/2015) Latest Action: 05/01/15 On agreeing to the DelBene amendment (A050) Agreed to by voice vote. (All Actions) 104. H.Amdt.199 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: Amendment to prohibit use of funds to apply the report entitled "Life Cycle Greenhouse Gas Perspective on Exporting Liquified Natural Gas from the United States" in any public interest determination under the Natural Gas Act. Sponsor: Rep. Rothfus, Keith J. [R-PA-12] (Offered 05/01/2015) Latest Action: 05/01/15 On agreeing to the Rothfus amendment (A049) Agreed to by recorded vote: 232 - 172 (Roll no. 208). (consideration: CR H2777) (All Actions) 105. H.Amdt.198 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: Amendment prohibits use of funds in contravention of the Department of Energy Organization Act and addresses the need to increase programs that educate minorities in science, technology, engineering and math. Sponsor: Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18] (Offered 05/01/2015) Latest Action: 05/01/15 On agreeing to the Jackson Lee amendment (A048) Agreed to by voice vote. (All Actions) 106. H.Amdt.197 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: Amendment prohibits use of funds to enforce Executive Order No. 13690 which establishes a Federal Flood Risk Management Standard that expands the area defined as flood plain and imposes additional standards on any Federal activities in such expanded flood plain. Sponsor: Rep. Abraham, Ralph Lee [R-LA-5] (Offered 05/01/2015) Latest Action: 05/01/15 On agreeing to the Abraham amendment (A047) Agreed to by voice vote. (All Actions) 107. H.Amdt.196 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: Amendment increases and then decreases funding for the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works by $30 million in order to address payments made by Trinity River Authority of Texas to the Secretary for water supply storage space in Joe Pool Lake, Texas. Sponsor: Rep. Barton, Joe [R-TX-6] (Offered 04/30/2015) Latest Action: 05/01/15 On agreeing to the Barton amendment (A046) Agreed to by voice vote. (All Actions) 108. H.Amdt.195 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: At the end of the bill (before the short title), insert the following: SEC.___. None of the funds made available by this Act may be used for the Cape Wind Energy Project on the Outer Continental Shelf off Massachusetts, Nantucket Sound. Sponsor: Rep. Stivers, Steve [R-OH-15] (Offered 04/30/2015) Latest Action: 04/30/15 On agreeing to the Stivers amendment (A045) Agreed to by voice vote. (All Actions) 109. H.Amdt.194 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: Amendment provides for implementation of the harbor mainentance allocations required under WRRDA 2014. Sponsor: Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-32] (Offered 04/30/2015) Latest Action: 04/30/15 On agreeing to the Napolitano amendment (A044) Agreed to by voice vote. (All Actions) 110. H.Amdt.193 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: At the end of the bill (before the short title), insert the following: SEC.___. None of the funds made available by this Act may be used by the Department of Energy to finalize, implement, or enforce the proposed rule entitled "Standards Ceiling Fans and Ceiling Fan Light Kits" and identified by regulation identification number 1904-AC87. Sponsor: Rep. Dent, Charles W. [R-PA-15] (Offered 04/30/2015) Latest Action: 04/30/15 On agreeing to the Dent amendment (A043) Agreed to by voice vote. (All Actions) 111. H.Amdt.192 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: Amendment sought to prohibit the use of funds to implement or enforce the standards established by tables contained in section 325(i)(1)(B) of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act with respect to BPAR incandescent reflector lamps, BR incandescent reflector lamps, and ER incandescent reflector lamps. Sponsor: Rep. Burgess, Michael C. [R-TX-26] (Offered 04/30/2015) Latest Action: 04/30/15 On agreeing to the Burgess amendment (A042) Agreed to by recorded vote: 232 - 189 (Roll no. 207). (All Actions) 112. H.Amdt.191 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Rep. Cleaver, Emanuel [D-MO-5] (Offered 04/30/2015) Latest Action: 04/30/15 Mr. Simpson raised a point of order against the Cleaver amendment (A041). Mr. Simpson stated that the amendment sought to change existing law and constituted legislation in an appropriations bill. The Chair sustained the point of order. (All Actions) 113. H.Amdt.190 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: Amendment sought to zero out the funding for the Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Loan Program and to prohibit the use of funds to provide loans from the program's unused lending capacity. Sponsor: Rep. Sanford, Mark [R-SC-1] (Offered 04/30/2015) Latest Action: 04/30/15 On agreeing to the Sanford amendment (A040) Failed by recorded vote: 171 - 250 (Roll no. 206). (All Actions) 114. H.Amdt.189 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: At the end of the bill (before the short title), insert the following: SEC.___. None of the funds made available by this Act may be used by the Department of Energy, the Department of the Interior, or any other Federal agency to lease or purchase new light duty vehicles for any executive fleet, or for an agency's fleet inventory, except in accordance with Presidential Memorandum--Federal Fleet Performance, dated May 24, 2011. Sponsor: Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16] (Offered 04/30/2015) Latest Action: 04/30/15 On agreeing to the Engel amendment (A039) Agreed to by voice vote. (All Actions) 115. H.Amdt.188 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: Amendment sought to reduce funds in the bill by 11.1208 percent except for National Nuclear Security Administration, Environmental and Defense Activities, and Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board. Sponsor: Rep. Hudson, Richard [R-NC-8] (Offered 04/30/2015) Latest Action: 04/30/15 On agreeing to the Hudson amendment (A038) Failed by recorded vote: 143 - 278 (Roll no. 205). (All Actions) 116. H.Amdt.187 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Rep. Babin, Brian [R-TX-36] (Offered 04/30/2015) Latest Action: 04/30/15 Mr. Simpson raised a point of order against the Babin amendment (A037). Mr. Simpson stated that the amendment sought to change existing law and constituted legislation in an appropriations bill. The Chair sustained the point of order. (All Actions) 117. H.Amdt.186 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: SEC.___. None of the funds made available in this Act under the heading "Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation" may be made available to enter into new contracts with, or new agreements for Federal assistance to the Islamic Republic of Iran except for contracts or agreements that require the Islamic Republic of Iran to cease the pursuit, acquisition, and development of nuclear weapons technology. Sponsor: Rep. Babin, Brian [R-TX-36] (Offered 04/30/2015) Latest Action: 04/30/15 On agreeing to the Babin amendment (A036) Agreed to by voice vote. (All Actions) 118. H.Amdt.185 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: Amendment prohibits the use of the funds to transform the National Energy Technology Laboratory into a government-owned, contractor-operated laboratory, or to consolidate or close the National Energy Technology Laboratory. Sponsor: Rep. McKinley, David B. [R-WV-1] (Offered 04/30/2015) Latest Action: 04/30/15 On agreeing to the McKinley amendment (A035) Agreed to by voice vote. (All Actions) 119. H.Amdt.184 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: Amendment increases funding for the Naval Reactor account by $2.426 million and reduces funding for Federal Salaries and Expenses by $2.5 million. Sponsor: Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2] (Offered 04/30/2015) Latest Action: 04/30/15 On agreeing to the Langevin amendment Agreed to by voice vote. (All Actions) 120. H.Amdt.183 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: Amendment sought to reduce funds for Defense Nuclear Non-Proliferation by $125 million and to increase funds for Defense Environmental clean up by a similar amount. Sponsor: Rep. Garamendi, John [D-CA-3] (Offered 04/30/2015) Latest Action: 04/30/15 On agreeing to the Garamendi amendment (A033) Failed by voice vote. (All Actions) 121. H.Amdt.182 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: Amendment moves $13.8 million from the mixed oxide portion of the nonproliferation account to the nuclear smuggling and detection as well as the research and development accounts. Sponsor: Rep. Fortenberry, Jeff [R-NE-1] (Offered 04/30/2015) Latest Action: 04/30/15 On agreeing to the Fortenberry amendment (A032) Agreed to by voice vote. (All Actions) 122. H.Amdt.181 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: Amendment sought to reduce the Atomic Energy Defense Activities National Nuclear Security Administration, Weapons Activities Account by $25 million and to apply the savings to the spending reduction account. Sponsor: Rep. Garamendi, John [D-CA-3] (Offered 04/30/2015) Latest Action: 04/30/15 On agreeing to the Garamendi amendment (A031) Failed by recorded vote: 149 - 272 (Roll no. 204). (All Actions) 123. H.Amdt.180 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: Amendment sought to reduce funding for the new nuclear-armed cruise missile by $167.050 million and to apply the savings to the spending reduction account. Sponsor: Rep. Quigley, Mike [D-IL-5] (Offered 04/30/2015) Latest Action: 04/30/15 On agreeing to the Quigley amendment (A030) Failed by recorded vote: 164 - 257 (Roll no. 203). (All Actions) 124. H.Amdt.179 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: Amendment redirects $1 million in funding within the Departmental Administration account in order to address environmental concerns in both urban and rural settings. Sponsor: Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18] (Offered 04/30/2015) Latest Action: 04/30/15 On agreeing to the Jackson Lee amendment (A029) Agreed to by voice vote. (All Actions) 125. H.Amdt.178 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: Amendment sought to increase funding for Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) by $20 million and to reduce funding for Departmental Administration by a similar amount. Sponsor: Rep. Swalwell, Eric [D-CA-15] (Offered 04/30/2015) Latest Action: 04/30/15 On agreeing to the Swalwell (CA) amendment (A028) Failed by recorded vote: 202 - 219 (Roll no. 202). (All Actions) 126. H.Amdt.177 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: Amendment sought to reduce funding for Nuclear Waste Disposal by $150 million and to apply the savings to the spending reduction account. Sponsor: Rep. Titus, Dina [D-NV-1] (Offered 04/30/2015) Latest Action: 04/30/15 On agreeing to the Titus amendment (A027) Failed by voice vote. (All Actions) 127. H.Amdt.176 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Rep. Foster, Bill [D-IL-11] (Offered 04/30/2015) Latest Action: 04/30/15 By unanimous consent, the Foster amendment was withdrawn. (consideration: CR H2689) (All Actions) 128. H.Amdt.175 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Rep. Flores, Bill [R-TX-17] (Offered 04/30/2015) Latest Action: 04/30/15 By unanimous consent, the Flores amendment was withdrawn. (consideration CR H2688) (All Actions) 129. H.Amdt.174 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: Amendment sought to reduce funding for Fossil Energy Research and Development by $45 million and to apply the savings to the spending reduction account. Sponsor: Rep. Ellison, Keith [D-MN-5] (Offered 04/30/2015) Latest Action: 04/30/15 On agreeing to the Ellison amendment (A024) Failed by recorded vote: 175 - 246 (Roll no. 201). (All Actions) 130. H.Amdt.173 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: Amendment sought to increase funding for Nuclear Energy by $75 million and to zero out funding for Nuclear Waste Disposal. Sponsor: Rep. Heck, Joseph J. [R-NV-3] (Offered 04/30/2015) Latest Action: 04/30/15 On agreeing to the Heck (NV) amendment (A023) Failed by voice vote. (All Actions) 131. H.Amdt.172 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: Amendment sought to zero out funding for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, reduce funding for Nuclear Energy by $691,886,000, and zero out funding for Fossil Energy and to apply the aggregate savings of $2,954,660,000 to the spending reduction account. Sponsor: Rep. McClintock, Tom [R-CA-4] (Offered 04/29/2015) Latest Action: 04/30/15 On agreeing to the McClintock amendment (A022) Failed by recorded vote: 110 - 311 (Roll no. 200). (consideration: CR H2746) (All Actions) 132. H.Amdt.171 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: Amendment sought to zero out funding for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy and to apply the savings of $1,657,774,000 to the spending reduction account. Sponsor: Rep. Byrne, Bradley [R-AL-1] (Offered 04/29/2015) Latest Action: 04/30/15 On agreeing to the Byrne amendment (A021) Failed by recorded vote: 139 - 282 (Roll no. 199). (consideration: CR H2745-2746) (All Actions) 133. H.Amdt.170 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: Amendment increases funding for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (SuperTruck II program) by $2 million and reduces funding for Departmental Administration by a similar amount. Sponsor: Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9] (Offered 04/29/2015) Latest Action: 04/29/15 On agreeing to the Cohen amendment (A020) Agreed to by voice vote. (All Actions) 134. H.Amdt.169 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: Amendment increases funding for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (water power program) by $9 million and reduces funding for Departmental Administration by a similar amount. Sponsor: Rep. Bonamici, Suzanne [D-OR-1] (Offered 04/29/2015) Latest Action: 04/29/15 On agreeing to the Bonamici amendment (A019) Agreed to by voice vote. (All Actions) 135. H.Amdt.168 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Rep. Perry, Scott [R-PA-4] (Offered 04/29/2015) Latest Action: 04/29/15 By unanimous consent, the Perry amendment was withdrawn. (consideration: CR H2648) (All Actions) 136. H.Amdt.167 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: Amendment sought to increase funding for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy by $25.5 million and to reduce funding for Fossil Energy by $34 million. Sponsor: Rep. Swalwell, Eric [D-CA-15] (Offered 04/29/2015) Latest Action: 04/30/15 On agreeing to the Swalwell (CA) amendment (A017) Failed by recorded vote: 173 - 248 (Roll no. 198). (consideration: CR H2744-2745) (All Actions) 137. H.Amdt.166 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: Amendment first reduces and then increases funding for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy by $4 milllion in order to address the U.S.-Israel Energy Cooperation Program. Sponsor: Rep. Lamborn, Doug [R-CO-5] (Offered 04/29/2015) Latest Action: 04/29/15 On agreeing to the Lamborn amendment (A016) Agreed to by voice vote. (All Actions) 138. H.Amdt.165 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: Amendment sought to increase funding for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy by $266,161,000 and reduce funding for Fossil Energy Research and Development by $355,000,000. Sponsor: Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14] (Offered 04/29/2015) Latest Action: 04/29/15 On agreeing to the Castor (FL) amendment (A015) Failed by voice vote. (All Actions) 139. H.Amdt.164 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: Amendment sought to increase funding for Fossil Energy Research and Development by $50 million and to reduce funding for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy by a similar amount in order to address regulatory issues in coal-fired power plants. Sponsor: Rep. Griffith, H. Morgan [R-VA-9] (Offered 04/29/2015) Latest Action: 04/30/15 On agreeing to the Griffith amendment (A014) Failed by recorded vote: 177 - 244 (Roll no. 197). (consideration: CR H2744) (All Actions) 140. H.Amdt.163 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: Amendment increases funding for Water and Related Resources by $2 million and reduces funding for Departmental Administration by a similar amount in order to allow the Bureau of Reclamation to proceed with water supply delivery projects. Sponsor: Rep. Tipton, Scott R. [R-CO-3] (Offered 04/29/2015) Latest Action: 04/29/15 On agreeing to the Tipton amendment (A013) Agreed to by voice vote. (All Actions) 141. H.Amdt.162 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: Amendment sought to increase funding for Water and Related Resources by $5 million and to reduce funding for Fossil Energy Research and Development by $20 million in order to address drought conditions across the western United States. Sponsor: Rep. Ruiz, Raul [D-CA-36] (Offered 04/29/2015) Latest Action: 04/30/15 On agreeing to the Ruiz amendment (A012) Failed by recorded vote: 172 - 249 (Roll no. 196). (consideration: CR H2743-2744) (All Actions) 142. H.Amdt.161 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: Amendment sought to strike section 105 from the bill which prohibits use of funds by the Corps of Engineers to develop, adopt, implement, administer, or enforce any change to the regulations and guidance pertaining to the definition of waters under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act. Sponsor: Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA-8] (Offered 04/29/2015) Latest Action: 04/29/15 On agreeing to the Beyer amendment (A011) Failed by voice vote. (All Actions) 143. H.Amdt.160 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: Amendment sought to strike section 104 from the bill which prohibits use of funds by the Corps of Engineers to develop, adopt, implement, administer, or enforce any change to the regulations pertaining to definitions of the terms "fill material" or "discharge of fill material". Sponsor: Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA-8] (Offered 04/29/2015) Latest Action: 04/29/15 On agreeing to the Beyer amendment (A010) Failed by voice vote. (All Actions) 144. H.Amdt.159 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: Amendment sought to make reductions in funding for various programs not currently authorized and to apply the aggregate savings of $128,920,000 to the spending reduction account. Sponsor: Rep. McClintock, Tom [R-CA-4] (Offered 04/29/2015) Latest Action: 04/30/15 On agreeing to the McClintock amendment (A009) Failed by recorded vote: 126 - 295 (Roll no. 195). (consideration: CR H2743) (All Actions) 145. H.Amdt.158 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: Amendment reduces funding for Regulatory Programs by $424,000 and increases funding for the Office of Inspector General by a similar amount in order to address concerns of oversight and accountability. Sponsor: Rep. Gosar, Paul A. [R-AZ-4] (Offered 04/29/2015) Latest Action: 04/29/15 On agreeing to the Gosar amendment (A008) Agreed to by voice vote. (All Actions) 146. H.Amdt.157 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Rep. Rice, Tom [R-SC-7] (Offered 04/29/2015) Latest Action: 04/29/15 By unanimous consent, the Rice (SC) amendment was withdrawn. (consideration: CR H2638) (All Actions) 147. H.Amdt.156 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: Amendment increases funding for Operations and Maintenance by $36,306,000 and reduces funding for Departmental Administration by a similar amount in order to address issues related to commercial and recreational ports and harbors in the Great Lakes. Sponsor: Rep. Huizenga, Bill [R-MI-2] (Offered 04/29/2015) Latest Action: 04/29/15 On agreeing to the Huizenga (MI) amendment (A006) Agreed to by voice vote. (All Actions) 148. H.Amdt.155 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Sponsor: Rep. Crawford, Eric A. "Rick" [R-AR-1] (Offered 04/29/2015) Latest Action: 04/29/15 By unanimous consent, the Crawford amendment was withdrawn. (consideration: CR H2635) (All Actions) 149. H.Amdt.154 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: Amendment to first decrease then increase Army Corp of Engineers funding for Construction by $10 million in order to direct those funds to support the Great Lakes Fishery and Economic Restoration (GLFER). Sponsor: Rep. Duffy, Sean P. [R-WI-7] (Offered 04/29/2015) Latest Action: 04/29/15 On agreeing to the Duffy amendment (A004) Agreed to by voice vote. (All Actions) 150. H.Amdt.153 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: Amendment increases funding for Army Corps of Engineers Construction by $1 million and reduces funding for Expenses by a similar amount in order to address environmental restoration in the Everglades watershed. Sponsor: Rep. Murphy, Patrick [D-FL-18] (Offered 04/29/2015) Latest Action: 04/29/15 On agreeing to the Murphy (FL) amendment (A003) Agreed to by voice vote. (All Actions) 151. H.Amdt.152 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: Amendment increases funding for construction by $3 million and reduces funding for Departmental Administration by a similar amount in order to address a backlog of Corps of Engineers projects. Sponsor: Rep. Gosar, Paul A. [R-AZ-4] (Offered 04/29/2015) Latest Action: 04/29/15 On agreeing to the Gosar amendment (A002) Agreed to by voice vote. (All Actions) 152. H.Amdt.151 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) Description: Amendment transfers $1 million from the Department of Energy's Departmental administration budget to the Corps of Engineers' investigations budget to address a backlog of Corps of Engineers projects. Sponsor: Rep. Gosar, Paul A. [R-AZ-4] (Offered 04/29/2015) Latest Action: 04/29/15 On agreeing to the Gosar amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote. (All Actions) VOTES: http://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=114&session=2&vote=00071 YEAs ---90 Alexander (R-TN) Ayotte (R-NH) Baldwin (D-WI) Barrasso (R-WY) Bennet (D-CO) Blumenthal (D-CT) Blunt (R-MO) Booker (D-NJ) Boozman (R-AR) Brown (D-OH) Burr (R-NC) Cantwell (D-WA) Capito (R-WV) Cardin (D-MD) Carper (D-DE) Casey (D-PA) Cassidy (R-LA) Coats (R-IN) Cochran (R-MS) Collins (R-ME) Coons (D-DE) Corker (R-TN) Cornyn (R-TX) Cotton (R-AR) Crapo (R-ID) Daines (R-MT) Donnelly (D-IN) Durbin (D-IL) Enzi (R-WY) Ernst (R-IA) Feinstein (D-CA) Franken (D-MN) Gardner (R-CO) Gillibrand (D-NY) Graham (R-SC) Grassley (R-IA) Hatch (R-UT) Heinrich (D-NM) Heitkamp (D-ND) Hirono (D-HI) Hoeven (R-ND) Inhofe (R-OK) Isakson (R-GA) Johnson (R-WI) Kaine (D-VA) King (I-ME) Kirk (R-IL) Klobuchar (D-MN) Lankford (R-OK) Leahy (D-VT) Manchin (D-WV) Markey (D-MA) McCain (R-AZ) McCaskill (D-MO) McConnell (R-KY) Menendez (D-NJ) Merkley (D-OR) Mikulski (D-MD) Moran (R-KS) Murkowski (R-AK) Murphy (D-CT) Murray (D-WA) Nelson (D-FL) Perdue (R-GA) Peters (D-MI) Portman (R-OH) Reed (D-RI) Reid (D-NV) Risch (R-ID) Roberts (R-KS) Rounds (R-SD) Rubio (R-FL) Schatz (D-HI) Schumer (D-NY) Scott (R-SC) Shaheen (D-NH) Shelby (R-AL) Stabenow (D-MI) Sullivan (R-AK) Tester (D-MT) Thune (R-SD) Tillis (R-NC) Toomey (R-PA) Udall (D-NM) Vitter (R-LA) Warner (D-VA) Warren (D-MA) Whitehouse (D-RI) Wicker (R-MS) Wyden (D-OR) NAYs ---8 Cruz (R-TX) Fischer (R-NE) Flake (R-AZ) Heller (R-NV) Lee (R-UT) Paul (R-KY) Sasse (R-NE) Sessions (R-AL) Not Voting - 2 Boxer (D-CA) Sanders (I-VT)

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  • WisKidVA
    12/13/2016
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    Trying to decipher this budget and the 152 Amendments is intentionally 'foggy'. The continuing 'eleventh hour' Budget antics of Congress speak to their lack of respect for their constituents. We must have Single Issue/Single Subject rule legislation for general activities. Special rules will be needed for budgets but this isn't working for America. Legislators and Lobbyists maybe, but not the rest of us. Stop all the 'politics' and focus on 'governing' please.

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  • Ed
    12/19/2016
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    It's called the Mitch McConnell surrender act. The government shuts down every Friday for two days. It's when I feel the most secure.

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  • Timothy
    12/11/2016
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    Why did you vote Nay Sen Cruz?

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  • Peter
    12/16/2016
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    this is not true democracy this is band-aid one

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  • Peter
    12/16/2016
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    we need a shakedown you busted. does that matter guess not. peter.

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  • Peter
    12/16/2016
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    this countable program won't change any kind of results is just kind of more nerds in paradise. peter. sorry if i offend anyone by saying that kind of stuff but this is a open forum. peter. gotta protect my backside.

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  • Michael
    01/06/2017
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    When are we going to stop being on the verge of a shut down?

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