/  H.R. 7608 - State, Foreign Operations, Agriculture, Rural Development, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2021

H.R. 7608 - State, Foreign Operations, Agriculture, Rural Development, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2021

Bill Text

  • Rules Committee Print 116-59 PDF XML

    Showing the text of H.R. 7608, H.R. 7610, H.R. 7612, and H.R. 7609, as reported by the Committee on Appropriations, with modifications.

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  • Reports on Incorporated Bills

        H. Rept. 116-444
            ::  Report from the Committee on Appropriations to accompany H.R. 7608   PDF

        H. Rept. 116-446
            ::  Report from the Committee on Appropriations to accompany H.R. 7610   PDF

        H. Rept. 116-448
            ::  Report from the Committee on Appropriations to accompany H.R. 7612   PDF

        H. Rept. 116-445
            ::  Report from the Committee on Appropriations to accompany H.R. 7609   PDF

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 8-4 on Wednesday, July 22, 2020.

MANAGERS: Shalala/Burgess

1. Structured rule.
2. Provides one hour of general debate on the bill equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations.
3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
4. Provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 116-59 shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.
5. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.
6. Provides that clause 2(e) of Rule XXI shall not apply during consideration of the bill.
7. Section 2 provides that following debate, each further amendment printed in the Rules Committee report not earlier considered as part of amendments en bloc pursuant to section 3 shall be considered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, may be withdrawn by the proponent at any time before the question is put thereon, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.
8. Section 3 provides that at any time after debate the chair of the Committee on Appropriations or her designee may offer amendments en bloc consisting of further amendments printed in the Rules Committee report not earlier disposed of. Amendments en bloc shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for 30 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations or their designees, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.
9. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in the Rules Committee report and amendments en bloc described in section 3.
10. Provides that during consideration of the amendments described in sections 2 and 3, it shall not be in order to use a decrease in Overseas Contingency Operations funds to offset an amendment that increases an appropriation not designated as Overseas Contingency Operations funds or vice versa.
11. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Amendments (click headers to sort)


Division A – Department of State, Foreign Operations

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
1Version 2Panetta (CA), Engel (NY), Smith, Adam (WA), Kennedy (MA), Gallego (AZ), Hurd (TX), Gallagher (WI)Bi-PartisanRevised Prohibits the use of funds to withdraw the United States from NATO.Made in Order
2Version 1Rouda (CA), Lowenthal (CA), Correa (CA), Lofgren (CA)DemocratIncreases and decreases the Migration and Refugee Assistance account by $2 million to highlight the contributions of Vietnamese, Laotian, and Cambodian immigrants and to discourage attempts to increase repatriations to those countries.Made in Order
3Version 1Burchett (TN)RepublicanProhibits the use of funds appropriated in this act to be used for the purchase, installation, insurance or transportation of any art for the purpose of installation or display in any embassy, consulate, or other foreign mission of the United States.Submitted
4Version 1Omar (MN), Tlaib (MI)DemocratRequires the Egyptian government to meet the human rights and governance conditions laid out in the committee report before it can receive any of the $1.3 billion appropriated under Foreign Military Financing.Submitted
5Version 1Omar (MN)DemocratAdds additional reporting requirements on the Iran sanctions program to include impact assessments on the geopolitical, economic, and humanitarian impacts of sanctions.Submitted
6Version 2Murphy, Stephanie (FL), Shalala (FL), Mucarsel-Powell (FL), Wasserman Schultz (FL), Soto (FL)DemocratRevised Provides that, of the $3.34 billion appropriated for the Department of State's Economic Support Fund, funding made available for programs to promote democracy and the rule of law in Venezuela shall be increased by $3 million, from $30 million to $33 million.Made in Order
7Version 1Schweikert (AZ)RepublicanIncreases and decreases Development Assistance by $1,000,000 to highlight the importance of mitigating aquatic plastic pollution.Made in Order
8Version 1Wilson, Joe (SC)RepublicanProhibits funding to any Iraqi military unit that includes members of any Iranian-backed militia which attacked the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad in December 2019.Submitted
9Version 2Jayapal (WA)DemocratRevised Increases set-aside for Global Internet Freedom account by $2.5 million, which prioritizes countries whose governments restrict freedom of expression on the Internet, and that are important to the national interest of the United States.Made in Order
10Version 1Stauber (MN), Emmer (MN)RepublicanIncreases and decreases funds for the International Joint Commission and the International Boundary Commission, United States and Canada, to draw attention to an attempt at using a panel with a foreign country to undermine domestic permitting laws.Submitted
11Version 1Allen (GA)RepublicanReduces spending in Division A by 5%.Made in Order
12Version 1Connolly (VA)DemocratWithdrawn Prohibits the use of funds for International Military Education and Training for Saudi Arabia.Withdrawn
13Version 1Phillips (MN)DemocratProvides that, of the $3.34 billion appropriated for the Economic Support Fund and the $900 million appropriated for Development Assistance, funding made available for the Local Works program shall be increased by $5 million, from $50 million to $55 million.Made in Order
14Version 3Panetta (CA), Sherman (CA)DemocratRevised Prohibits use of funds to withdraw the United States from the World Health Organization.Made in Order
15Version 1Hill, French (AR), Lynch (MA)Bi-PartisanPermits the United States to fulfill its international commitments by fully funding its HIPC debt relief agreement for Somalia.Submitted
16Version 2Wilson, Joe (SC)RepublicanRevised Assures that humanitarian assistance will not be diverted to the Assad Regime by stopping United Nations assistance to government controlled areas in Syria.Revised
17Version 2Ocasio-Cortez (NY)DemocratRevised Increases funding for the Economic Support Fund by $5,000,000 and decreases funding for the International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement account by the same amount.Made in Order
18Version 1Hastings (FL), McGovern (MA), Raskin (MD), Deutch (FL)DemocratIncreases and decreases $10 million in Economic Support Fund funding for programs benefiting the Ethiopian-Israeli community.Made in Order
19Version 1Meeks (NY)DemocratProhibits use of funds to support the inclusion of Russia at the G7 summit until a National Intelligence Estimate is provided to Congress on Russian support for the Taliban, Russia has stopped interfering in Western elections, and it has ended its illegal attempted annexation of Crimea.Submitted
20Version 1Wilson, Joe (SC)RepublicanProvides for a report be submitted to Congress on United States humanitarian assistance to United Nations-affiliated organizations in Syria in areas controlled by the Government of Syria.Submitted
21Version 1Gottheimer (NJ)DemocratProhibits funds from being used to promote the sale or export of electronic nicotine delivery systems, or “e-cigarettes,” in addition to tobacco products.Made in Order
22Version 1Lynch (MA)DemocratProvides for an increase of $10 million to the Economic Support Fund for assistance to Somalia for its counterterrorism financing efforts to be offset with a reduction to Human Resources.Submitted
23Version 2Lynch (MA)DemocratRevised Provides for an increase of $1.5 M to Nonproliferation, Antiterrorism, Demining And Related Programs for increased Counterterrorism financing activities.Made in Order
24Version 1Lynch (MA)DemocratProvides for an increase of $5 million to Nonproliferation, Antiterrorism, Demining And Related Programs for increased demining activities to be offset with a reduction to Human Resources.Made in Order
25Version 1Rose, Max (NY), Deutch (FL), Sherman (CA)DemocratDecreases the Overseas Program account by $500,000 and increases the Diplomatic Policy and Support account by $500,000 for the purpose of increasing the budget for the Office of the Special Envoy To Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism.Made in Order
26Version 1Levin, Andy (MI), Engel (NY), Wagner (MO)Bi-PartisanProhibits the use of funds to support the forced relocation of refugees to the remote island of Bhasan Char, where more than 300 Rohingya refugees have been held.Made in Order
27Version 1Luetkemeyer (MO)RepublicanProhibits federal contributions to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC), and the Green Climate Fund (GCF), which advise governments around the world on climate change.Made in Order
28Version 2Wilson, Joe (SC)RepublicanRevised States that none of the funds obligated or appropriated by this act may go to the Iraqi Federal Police or Badr Organization.Revised
29Version 1Escobar (TX)DemocratIncreases and decreases funding for USAID by $1 million to emphasize the need for a binational COVID-19 testing strategy between the United States and Mexico and encourage the agency to include recommendations for such a strategy in its review of the international response to the COVID-19 pandemic.Made in Order
30Version 2Barr (KY), Riggleman (VA)RepublicanRevised Increases by $25 million funding for the United States International Development Finance Corporation and its work to counter China.Revised
31Version 1Wilson, Joe (SC)RepublicanPrevents the United States funded international broadcasting from providing an open platform for dictatorial governments China, Russia, Iran, North Korea, Venezuela, and Syria, as well as those who support those governments.Submitted
32Version 1Foster (IL)DemocratIncreases and decreases by $10,000,000 the Nonproliferation, Anti-terrorism, Demining, and Related Programs (NADR) account to emphasize the need to fund the Synchrotron-Light for Experimental Science and Applications project in order to promote scientific diplomacy and peace in the Middle East.Made in Order
33Version 1Lesko (AZ), Miller (WV)RepublicanWithdrawn Protects U.S. tax dollars from being used to promote and perform abortions abroad.Withdrawn
34Version 1Grijalva (AZ)DemocratIncreases and decreases by $4,000,000 the International Border and Water Commission, United States and Mexico, Construction account, to emphasize the responsibility for the maintenance of the International Outfall Interceptor (IOI). This is in addition to, and separate from, the funding that currently exists for the long-overdue repairs to the IOI.Made in Order
35Version 1Jayapal (WA)DemocratProhibits funds from being used to propose or implement alterations to any regulations where such regulations would deprive workers on temporary visas of access to protections provided under State and local wage, work hour, or civil rights laws or rules that provide for higher levels of worker protection than federal law.Submitted
36Version 1Barr (KY)RepublicanIncreases and decreases by $25 million the United States International Development Finance Corporation to counter China's Belt and Road Initiative.Made in Order
37Version 2McCaul (TX)RepublicanRevised Decreases the Capital Investment Fund and increases the Nonproliferation, Anti-Terrorism, Demining and Related Programs Account by $25,000,000. This would partially restore FY2020 funding levels for the Countering Chinese Influence Fund.Made in Order
38Version 2Ocasio-Cortez (NY)DemocratRevised Prevents the use of funds to transfer lethal military equipment or crowd control equipment to Bolivia given the recent human rights abuses there.Made in Order
39Version 1Steil (WI)RepublicanWithholds 15% of funding to UN agencies and organizations which do not implement best practices for the protection if whistleblowers similar to that which has been found in the appropriations bills of previous years.Submitted
40Version 1Cicilline (RI), Castro (TX), Meng (NY), Pocan (WI), Deutch (FL)DemocratIncreases and decreases by $1 million the Diplomatic Programs account for the purpose of discouraging the State Department from using the final report of the Commission on Unalienable Rights as a framework for addressing human rights inside the United States Government, or abroad; to discourage publishing or translating the final report; and to discourage the State Department from pushing aside the modern human rights that the United States helped establish in favor of narrower protections for women, including reproductive rights; for members of the LGBTQI community; and for other minorities.Made in Order
41Version 2Barr (KY)RepublicanRevised Prohibits the Export-Import Bank from financing large transactions for the government of China if it is determined the transaction poses a risk to the national interest of the United States.Revised
42Version 1Wilson, Joe (SC)RepublicanAdds additional reporting requirements on the Iran sanctions program to include assessments on the human rights impact of lifting such a sanction, to include a description of how lifting such sanctions would lead to human rights abuses against the Iranian people, as well as on resources available to the Assad regime in Syria to commit gross human rights violations.Submitted
43Version 1Porter (CA)DemocratIncreases and decreases the Democracy Fund account by $2 million to highlight the importance of protecting journalists and civil society activists around the world.Made in Order
44Version 2Cohen (TN)DemocratRevised Prohibits the use of funds to enter into any new contract, grant, or cooperative agreement with any Trump related business listed in the President Trump’s Annual Financial Disclosure Report submitted to the Office of Government Ethics as well as certain Trump related properties listed on the Trump Organization’s website. The specific business are listed in the amendment.Made in Order
45Version 1Titus (NV), Bilirakis (FL), Cicilline (RI), Sarbanes (MD), Deutch (FL), Schneider (IL), Pappas (NH), Sherman (CA)Bi-PartisanIncreases and decreases by $1 million the Diplomatic Programs Office of International Religious Freedom account for the purpose of encouraging the State Department to denounce Turkey for taking formal action to change the status of Hagia Sophia, a UNESCO World Heritage Site spiritually significant to people of many faiths and backgrounds, from a museum to a mosque; and to engage with Turkey for the purpose of returning its status to a museum so as to welcome people of all faiths and those who have marveled at its architectural and artistic splendor.Made in Order
46Version 2Wagner (MO), Smith, Christopher (NJ), Malinowski (NJ)Bi-PartisanRevised Increases by $5 million funding for child protection compacts, raising the overall funding level for the International Narcotics and Law Enforcement account to $50 million and for programs to combat trafficking in persons to $72 million; decreases by the same amount funds for necessary expenses of the Department of State and Foreign Service not otherwise provided for, Overseas Programs.Made in Order
47Version 1Porter (CA)DemocratIncreases and decreases the Economic Support Fund account by $1 million to highlight the importance of programs that help foreign governments and civil society in such countries improve budget transparency.Made in Order
48Version 1Barr (KY)RepublicanIncreases funding for the Export-Import Bank for the explicit use of funding personnel and administrative expenses related to implementation of the Export-Import Bank's Program on China and Transformational ExportsSubmitted
49Version 2Speier (CA), Cox (CA), Krishnamoorthi (IL), Bilirakis (FL), Nunes (CA), Sherman (CA), Lee, Susie (NV), Cisneros (CA), Garamendi (CA), Sánchez (CA), Levin, Andy (MI), Norton (DC), Langevin (RI), Cárdenas (CA), Eshoo (CA), Schiff (CA), Schneider (IL), Napolitano (CA), Chu (CA), Maloney, Carolyn (NY), Lofgren (CA), Costa (CA), Schakowsky (IL), Cicilline (RI), Tlaib (MI), Gallego (AZ), Gottheimer (NJ), Omar (MN), Rouda (CA), Vargas (CA), Tonko (NY), Rose, Max (NY), Deutch (FL), Gomez (CA), Davis, Danny K. (IL), Titus (NV)Bi-PartisanRevised Increases the Economic Support Fund (ESF) by $1,400,000 to fund USAID's demining program in Nagorno-Karabakh and decreases the Educational and Cultural Exchange Programs (ECE) account by $1,400,000.Made in Order
50Version 1Speier (CA), Sherman (CA), Costa (CA), Schiff (CA), Eshoo (CA)DemocratIncreases the Assistance to Europe, Eurasia, and Central Asia Account (AEECA) by $20 million for assistance to Armenia, and decreases the Foreign Military Financing (FMF) account by $20 million.Submitted
51Version 2Wilson, Joe (SC)RepublicanRevised Require LAF to directly confront terrorism and Hezbollah's influence.Made in Order
52Version 2Norman (SC)RepublicanRevised Prevents the use of State Department funds for Chinese propaganda by the Chinese Communist Party's Office of Chinese Language Council International, also known as Hanban.Revised
53Version 2Espaillat (NY)DemocratRevised Directs the Secretary to submit to the Appropriations Committee a list of all assets under the Department's jurisdiction that bare confederate names and to submit a plan to rename them.Revised
54Version 1Bera (CA), Sherman (CA)DemocratProhibits funds from being used to withdraw from the U.S. - South Korea Mutual Defense Treaty, in light of recent reporting that the administration is considering withdrawing U.S. forces from the Korean peninsula.Made in Order
55Version 1Wilson, Joe (SC)RepublicanProhibits funding of the World Health Organization and instead requires the use of such funds go to alternative multilateral efforts to promote global public health and pandemic response with democratic partners.Submitted
56Version 1Haaland (NM)DemocratWithdrawn Prohibits the use of funds for recognizing the designation of Brazil as a major non-NATO ally.Withdrawn
57Version 1Cuellar (TX)DemocratLate Withdrawn Includes a prohibition of funding for any autonomous region that the Secretary of State determines to support or be supportive of the Russian Federation annexation of Crimea or other territory in Ukraine.Withdrawn
58Version 3Malinowski (NJ), Lieu (CA), Khanna (CA), Cicilline (RI), Dingell (MI), Sherman (CA), Deutch (FL)DemocratLate Revised Prohibits use of DOS funds to facilitate the transfer or sale of air-to-ground munitions to Saudi Arabia and the UAE in recognition of the continuing devastation to civilians caused by US-provided weapons in the Yemen conflict.Made in Order
59Version 2Johnson, Mike (LA)RepublicanLate Revised Adds additional limitations on funds provided in this Act to the Lebanese Internal Security Forces and the Lebanese Armed Forces.Revised
60Version 1Yoho (FL)RepublicanLate Facilitates the application of equity investments under the BUILD Act of 2018 for the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation.Submitted
61Version 1Perry (PA)RepublicanLate Prohibits any funding for the United Nations until the People's Republic of China is removed from the United Nations Human Rights Council.Submitted
62Version 2Perry (PA)RepublicanLate Revised States that none of the funds made available by this Act may be used for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency.Made in Order
63Version 1Perry (PA)RepublicanLate Prohibits funds appropriated under this bill from being made available for any project or activity that directly or indirectly supports or promotes the Belt and Road Initiative.Submitted
64Version 3Perry (PA)RepublicanLate Revised Reduces and increases the budgetary authority for the Global Health Programs Account by the same amount for the purpose of combatting the prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation around the world.Made in Order
65Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratLate Increases by $1,000,000 and decreases by $1,000,000 to combat the trafficking of endangered species.Made in Order
66Version 2Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratLate Revised Increases by $1,000,000 and decreases by $1,000,000 to combat the practice of Female Genital Mutilation.Made in Order
67Version 1Garcia, Jesús (IL), Waters (CA)DemocratLate Directs the U.S. to support the IMF's issuance of 2 trillion special drawing rights and to support debt relief to help countries around the globe recover economically from COVID-19.Submitted
68Version 1Shalala (FL)DemocratLate Provides $60,000,000 in Development Assistance funds to US-chartered universities located in the Middle East to cover costs related to the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic.Submitted
69Version 1Cohen (TN)DemocratLate Prohibits the resumption of demining in Nagorno-Karabakh until there is a cease-fire from both sides and occupying forces withdraw from Azerbaijan’s internationally recognized borders.Submitted


Division B – Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
1Version 1Plaskett (VI), Gabbard (HI)DemocratProvides for funding of the micro-grants for food security program at the authorized level of $10 million.Made in Order
2Version 1Tipton (CO), Gosar (AZ)RepublicanProhibits a loan, grant, or other assistance awarded under this Act, or by the rural development mission area under the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act (7 U.S.C. 1921), to be used to coordinate, approve, or finance the deployment of broadband-capable infrastructure by a service provider to provide retail fixed broadband service that would overbuild or otherwise duplicate qualifying broadband-capable infrastructure that another service provider is using to provide retail fixed terrestrial broadband service in the same geographic area.Submitted
3Version 1Hudson (NC)RepublicanWithdrawn Increases funding to the Capital Improvement and Maintenance Account of the Forest Service for road construction.Withdrawn
4Version 1Panetta (CA), Davis, Rodney (IL), Soto (FL), Takano (CA)Bi-PartisanRemoves and adds $5,000,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Office of the Undersecretary for Research, Education, and Economics for the purpose of instructing the Office of the Chief Scientist to complete a strategic plan for the Agriculture Advanced Research and Development Authority (AGARDA) not later than 180 days after the enactment of this Act.Made in Order
5Version 2Jayapal (WA)DemocratWithdrawn Prohibits funds from going toward payments to producers utilizing a rarely-used, inhumane method of farm animal depopulation called “ventilation shutdown” which involves turning off the airflow in a barn and drastically raising the temperature, leaving trapped birds and pigs to die from a combination of heat stress and suffocation.Withdrawn
6Version 1Jayapal (WA)DemocratRequires producers receiving funds through this Act to report to USDA on animal depopulation methods used, where applicable.Submitted
7Version 2Steil (WI)RepublicanWithdrawn Increases and decreases by $2,000,000 to express the Congressional intent that the Dairy Business Innovation Initiatives should be funded at that level.Withdrawn
8Version 1Panetta (CA), Newhouse (WA)Bi-PartisanEstablishes a reimbursement program to provide temporary assistance to agricultural producers and other eligible entities to cover the cost of personal protective equipment, test kits, and other measures to protect employees against COVID-19.Submitted
9Version 1Gianforte (MT)RepublicanWithdrawn Allows land management agencies to quickly remove dead trees after wildfires to pay for reforestation and rehabilitation of watersheds.Withdrawn
10Version 1Maloney, Sean (NY)DemocratRequires National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) to coordinate with the Department of Treasury, the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Comptroller of Currency, the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and the Federal Trade Commission for any blockchain food traceability activities.Submitted
11Version 1Maloney, Sean (NY)DemocratIncreases funding for the Crop Protection and Pest Management Program under the National Institute of Food and Agriculture by $1 million.Made in Order
12Version 1Maloney, Sean (NY)DemocratRequires the Secretary of Agriculture to submit a report to Congress on diversity in farming including statistical information on race, gender, disability status and veteran status in farm ownership and a review of USDA programs designed to increase diversity in farm ownership.Submitted
13Version 1Delgado (NY)DemocratIncreases the speed for areas to be considered eligible for ReConnect to 25/3 mbps from 10/1mbps, giving priority to areas that do not yet have 10/1 mbps service.Submitted
14Version 2Gottheimer (NJ)DemocratRevised Increases and decreases the Agriculture Processing, Research, and Marketing Programs account by $5.7 billion to highlight the losses American dairy farmers have faced during the COVID-19 pandemic, and to call for additional resources to help dairy farmers.Made in Order
15Version 1Perry (PA)RepublicanProhibits the use of funds to provide price support loans for raw cane sugar or refined beet sugar.Submitted
16Version 1Perry (PA)RepublicanProhibits the use of funds to establish an overall allotment quantity for sugar.Submitted
17Version 1Perry (PA)RepublicanProhibits the use of funds to purchase sugar for the purpose of selling it through the feedstock flexibility program.Submitted
18Version 2Soto (FL), Newhouse (WA)Bi-PartisanRevised Increases funding by $1 million for High-Priority Research And Extension Initiatives - Fertilizer Management Initiative at the Department of Agriculture – National Institute of Food and Agriculture authorized in Sec. 7209 in the 2018 Farm Bill.Made in Order
19Version 2Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratWithdrawn Increases funding by $2,000,000 for the USDA agency that provides grant research funding for “1890s Land Grant Universities,” which are 28 Historically Black Colleges and Universities.Withdrawn
20Version 1Soto (FL), Schweikert (AZ)Bi-PartisanIncreases and decreases funding by $2,276,000 for the collaborative effort of the Office of Regulatory Affairs and other offices within the FDA to provide further resources and further implementation of the Food and Veterinary Medicine Program Strategic Plan to enhance the security and reliability of U.S. supply chains during COIVD-19 for food, pharmaceuticals, and other essential medical equipment and supplies through technologies such as blockchain. This builds on efforts advanced by the House Appropriations Committee to support FDA’s food safety modernization and food traceability efforts, and blockchain programs already piloted by the FDA, and this additional funding is meant to enhance the “distributed trust” benefits of blockchain technology and allow the FDA to take advantage of increased transparency, security and informed decision-making to rapidly address threats and increase the reliability and security of U.S. supply chains.Made in Order
21Version 3Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratRevised Clarifies that nothing in the bill restricts the authority of the Secretary of Agriculture or any federal agency head from providing assistance and benefits to victims of trafficking as permitted by 22 U.S.C. §7105(b) of the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000 (114 Stat. 1464, Pub. Law 106-386).Made in Order
22Version 1Davis, Rodney (IL), Panetta (CA), Hagedorn (MN), Maloney, Sean (NY), Takano (CA), Soto (FL), Welch (VT), Schrader (OR), Payne, Jr. (NJ), Cicilline (RI), Haaland (NM)Bi-PartisanIncreases and decreases funds by $10,000,000 for the National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s Agriculture and Food Research Initiative.Made in Order
23Version 1Cohen (TN), Fitzpatrick (PA), Buchanan (FL), Schrader (OR), Chabot (OH), Estes (KS), Cárdenas (CA), King, Peter (NY), Schakowsky (IL)Bi-PartisanProvides $750,000 in funding for the USDA’s Office of Inspector General to complete an audit report of the USDA’s Animal Plant and Health Inspection Service’s Administration of the Horse Protection Program, Enforcement of the Horse Protection Act, and the Slaughter Horse Transport Program no later than July 31st, 2021.Made in Order
24Version 1LaMalfa (CA)RepublicanDesignates $50,000,000 for broadband infrastructure buildout to areas that do not currently have access to broadband services. This $50,000,000 would be pulled from the $915,000,000 made available for Rural Utilities Service's Distance Learning, Telemedicine and Broadband Program.Submitted
25Version 1LaMalfa (CA)RepublicanIncreases funding for the distance learning, telemedicine, and broadband program by $25,000,000, offset by a decrease in the Office of the Chief Information Officer fund by $5,000,000 and a decrease in the Agriculture Buildings and Facilities by $20,000,000.Made in Order
26Version 1Sherrill (NJ)DemocratProvides $10 million for the FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research.Made in Order
27Version 2Welch (VT), Steil (WI)Bi-PartisanRevised Increases funding for Dairy Business Innovation Initiatives by $5 million. Reduces funding for USDA Office of the General Counsel by a corresponding amount.Made in Order
28Version 3Cohen (TN)DemocratRevised Prohibits the use of funds to enter into any new contract, grant, or cooperative agreement with any Trump related business listed in the President Trump’s Annual Financial Disclosure Report submitted to the Office of Government Ethics as well as certain Trump related properties listed on the Trump Organization’s website. The specific business are listed in the amendment.Made in Order
29Version 2Lujan (NM)DemocratRevised Prohibits funding appropriated for Farming Opportunities Training and Outreach (FOTO) to assist socially disadvantaged, veteran, and beginning farmers and ranchers from being used for other purposes.Revised
30Version 2Neguse (CO), Gaetz (FL), Dean (PA), Posey (FL), Cohen (TN), Burchett (TN), Buchanan (FL), Fitzpatrick (PA), Cárdenas (CA), Estes (KS), King, Peter (NY), Kuster (NH), McAdams (UT)Bi-PartisanRevised Transfers $1 million in funding to the USDA Office of the Inspector General for expenses necessary for the enforcement of anti-animal cruelty statutes.Made in Order
31Version 3Crawford (AR), Kustoff (TN)RepublicanRevised Prevents NIFA from funding research projects at universities if the applicant lists any funding sources from China.Revised
32Version 2Panetta (CA), Newhouse (WA)Bi-PartisanRevised Increases and decreases funding within the USDA's Office of the Secretary by $500,000,000 to elevate the need for a an emergency program through USDA's Farm Service Agency focused on reimbursing producers, processors, and other agricultural employers for personal protective equipment and other safety measures for their employees.Made in Order
33Version 2González-Colón, Jenniffer (PR)RepublicanRevised Increases the amount for the Nutrition Assistance Program in Puerto Rico by $528,585,000 for Fiscal Year 2021.Made in Order
34Version 1Welch (VT), Craig (MN), Upton (MI), Brindisi (NY), Tonko (NY), Gallagher (WI), Joyce, John (PA), Meuser (PA), Hagedorn (MN), Grothman (WI), Keller (PA), Hayes (CT), Peterson (MN), Kind (WI), Courtney (CT), Torres Small, Xochitl (NM), Thompson, Glenn (PA), Stefanik (NY), Kuster (NH)Bi-PartisanIncreases and decreases funding for FDA Salaries and Expenses by $5 million for the purpose of enforcing dairy standards of identity.Made in Order
35Version 2Espaillat (NY)DemocratRevised Directs the Secretary to submit to the Appropriations Committee a list of all assets under the Department's jurisdiction that bare confederate names and to submit a plan to rename them.Revised
36Version 1Courtney (CT)DemocratLate Provides $750,000 for the National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s Agriculture and Food Research Initiative to research innovative practices to increase carbon storage in agricultural land, including Enhanced Rock Weathering. Research priority areas should include: carbon sequestration, practices for practical application, air quality impacts on surrounding communities, impact on soil health, and health impacts on workers and consumers.Made in Order
37Version 1Waters (CA)DemocratLate Prohibits the use of funds to implement Executive Order 13917, which authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture to use the authorities contained in the Defense Production Act to keep meat and poultry processing facilities operational during the COVID-19 emergency.Made in Order
38Version 1Adams (NC), Bacon (NE)Bi-PartisanLate Increases funding by $3,000,000 for the Office of Urban Agriculture.Made in Order
39Version 1Grothman (WI)RepublicanLate Strikes Sec. 733 to authorize funds made available by this act to finalize, implement, administer, enforce, and carry out the final rule entitled "Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: Requirements for Able-Bodied Adults Without Dependents" published in the Federal Register on December 5, 2019.Submitted
40Version 1Graves, Garret (LA)RepublicanLate Increases and decreases the USDA-ARS buildings and facilities account by $1 million.Made in Order
41Version 1Pallone (NJ)DemocratLate Provides $11.7 million for the oversight and regulation of cosmetic and personal care products at the Food and Drug Administration.Submitted
42Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratLate Increases funding by $2,000,000 for the USDA agency that provides grant research funding for “1890s Land Grant Universities,” which are 28 Historically Black Colleges and Universities.Made in Order
43Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratLate Withdrawn Clarifies that nothing in the bill restricts the authority of the Secretary of Agriculture or any federal agency head from providing assistance and benefits to victims of trafficking as permitted by 22 U.S.C. §7105(b) of the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000 (114 Stat. 1464, Pub. Law 106-386).Withdrawn
44Version 1LaMalfa (CA)RepublicanLate Increases and decreases $50,000,000 for Rural Utilities Service's Distance Learning, Telemedicine, and Broadband Program for the purpose of expanding broadband in areas that do not currently have broadband.Made in Order
45Version 1Scalise (LA)RepublicanLate Decreases by $6,000,000 the USDA Office of the General Counsel account and increases by $6,000,000 the amount for the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition account. This increase is to carry out the activities in Section 778 of this Title to implement options for regulating the export of shrimp to the United States from other countries.Made in Order


Division C – Department of the Interior, Environment

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
1Version 3Smith, Jason (MO)RepublicanRevised Prevents funds from being used to regulate lead in ammunition and fishing tackle under the Toxic Substances Control Act.Made in Order
2Version 2Gosar (AZ), McKinley (WV)RepublicanRevised Prevents funds from being used in contravention of President Trump's Executive Order 13807 (Establishing Discipline and Accountability in the Environmental Review and Permitting Process for Infrastructure Projects).Made in Order
3Version 2Gosar (AZ), McKinley (WV)RepublicanRevised Prevents funds from being used in contravention of President Trump's Executive Order 13817 (Federal Strategy to Ensure Secure and Reliable Supplies of Critical Minerals).Made in Order
4Version 1Gosar (AZ), Gianforte (MT)RepublicanReduces $10,666,667 from the International Forestry Account and increases the DOI Wildland Fire Preparedness Account by $6,000,000 to better fight catastrophic wildfire and protect rural communities in the United States.Submitted
5Version 3Huffman (CA)DemocratRevised Prohibits funds from being used to offer any tracts available for oil and gas leasing in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.Made in Order
6Version 1Cohen (TN), Titus (NV), Grijalva (AZ), Neguse (CO), Fitzpatrick (PA), Schweikert (AZ), Price (NC), King, Peter (NY), Haaland (NM), Schakowsky (IL), McAdams (UT), Katko (NY)Bi-PartisanIncreases and decreases funds to require the Bureau of Land Management to utilize $11,000,000 of its Wild Horse and Burro Program budget to implement PZP humane, reversible fertility control to manage wild horse populations.Made in Order
7Version 2Speier (CA), Garamendi (CA), Eshoo (CA), Huffman (CA), McNerney (CA), DeSaulnier (CA)DemocratRevised Increases funding for the San Francisco Bay from $15 million to $30 million, bringing it closer to parity with other one-state estuary programs, such as Puget Sound, which received $38 million in the FY21 bill. Funding would be used for habitat restoration, endangered species recovery, and adaptation to climate change.Revised
8Version 3Jayapal (WA), Blumenauer (OR), Fitzpatrick (PA)Bi-PartisanRevised Prohibits use of funds for enforcement of the National Park Service's final rule (86 Fed. Reg. 35181) that will allow trophy hunting practices to kill hibernating bears and wolf pups on Alaska's federal lands.Made in Order
9Version 1Stauber (MN), Emmer (MN)RepublicanStrikes section 435, Rainy River Watershed that ends mining in the Superior National Forest and the Rainy River Watershed within the Eighth District.Submitted
10Version 1Stauber (MN)RepublicanIncreases the forest products account of the National Forest System by $1,949,000.Submitted
11Version 1Allen (GA)RepublicanReduces spending in Division C by 5%.Made in Order
12Version 2Panetta (CA), Carbajal (CA), Cisneros (CA), Lowenthal (CA), Eshoo (CA), Sherman (CA), Brownley (CA)DemocratRevised Prohibits funds from being used to nominate or accept a nomination or an expression of interest for any Federal lands for oil and gas leasing within the areas covered by the Bureau of Land Management's Final Central Coast Resource Management Plan Amendment, the Resource Management Plan for the Bakersfield Field Office, or the Carrizo Plain National Monument Resource Management Plan.Made in Order
13Version 2Neguse (CO)DemocratRevised Increases funding for the Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Program (CFLRP) by $5 million. CFLRP supports large-scale, community-driven restoration projects to reduce the risk of catastrophic fire, support jobs in rural communities, and enhance wildlife habitat and recreational opportunities.Made in Order
14Version 1Gosar (AZ)RepublicanProtects the private property rights of Navajo allottees from federal land withdrawals.Submitted
15Version 1Barragán (CA)DemocratTransfers $1 million in funding from the Department of Interior Operations to the Environmental Protection Agency's Targeted Airshed Grant Program.Made in Order
16Version 1Graves, Garret (LA)RepublicanMakes the prohibition on activities in the 2017-2022 OCS Oil and Gas Program contingent on a decrease in emissions and energy costs.Submitted
17Version 1Barragán (CA)DemocratTransfers $10 million from national air pollution abatement and monitoring funds to the Targeted Airshed Grant Program, which focuses air quality improvement grants to areas with the worst particulate matter and ozone pollution levels in the country.Submitted
18Version 1Beyer (VA), Norton (DC), Wexton (VA)DemocratIncreases and decreases funding by $5,000,000 with the intent to ensure US Park Police match other Interior law enforcement and adopt body cameras.Made in Order
19Version 1Biggs (AZ), Gosar (AZ)RepublicanStrikes section 446, Land and Water Conservation Fund allocations.Made in Order
20Version 1Burgess (TX)RepublicanProhibits funds made available by this Act from being used by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to higher or pay the salary of any officer or employee of the EPA to utilize the Title 42 special pay authority.Made in Order
21Version 3Courtney (CT), Larson, John (CT), Himes (CT), Hayes (CT), Neal (MA), McGovern (MA), DeLauro (CT)DemocratRevised Increases and decreases funds by $300,000 to highlight the New England Scenic National Trail (NET).Made in Order
22Version 1Hudson (NC), Dingell (MI), Pappas (NH)Bi-PartisanIncreases the EPA Science and Technology account by $2 million to study the relationship between PFAS exposure and susceptibility to COVID-19.Made in Order
23Version 1Hudson (NC), Dingell (MI), Pappas (NH)Bi-PartisanIncreases the EPA Science and Technology account by $1 million to study the relationship between PFAS exposure and susceptibility to COVID-19.Submitted
24Version 5Lowenthal (CA)DemocratRevised Limits funds toward oil and gas leasing in the NPRA to protect the Special Areas designated in the 2013 Integrated Activity Plan of the National Petroleum Reserve – Alaska (NPRA).Made in Order
25Version 1Porter (CA), Boyle (PA)DemocratPrevents funds from being used to reject any application for a grant due to the use of the term "global warming" or the term "climate change" in the application.Made in Order
26Version 1Gottheimer (NJ), Malinowski (NJ)DemocratIncreases and decreases the U.S. Geological Survey account by $5 million to underscore the need to fight the scourge of Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) in bodies of water in New Jersey and across the country.Made in Order
27Version 1Luetkemeyer (MO)RepublicanProhibits funds in the act to enforce a restriction against the taking of black vultures by livestock farmers during calving season.Submitted
28Version 1Cox (CA), Garamendi (CA), Kildee (MI)DemocratProhibits funds made available in this Act from being used by the Environmental Protection Agency to increase the compensation of non-career appointees employed in the Office of the Administrator using certain authorities under the Safe Drinking Water Act.Submitted
29Version 3Gottheimer (NJ), Sherman (CA)DemocratRevised Increases funding for the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum by $1 million to expand outreach initiatives to educate more Americans about the history of the Holocaust and antisemitism and other forms of hatred, bigotry, and intolerance.Made in Order
30Version 2Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratWithdrawn Increases and decreases funding by $6 million to highlight the backlog of National Historic Trail Studies authorized by law, with special attention to enacted trail studies, related to the history of underrepresented groups; or would preserve critical periods of U.S. history not otherwise represented in existing Federal trails or historic places.Withdrawn
31Version 2Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratRevised Increases and decreases funding by $5 million to highlight the need to support culturally competent federal, state, and local public health and environmental protection efforts to address cancer clusters impacting overburdened communities in the gulf coast region, which is home to a refinery row that runs from Mobile to Houston Texas.Made in Order
32Version 2Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratWithdrawn Increases and decreases funding by $2 million to highlight the need for culturally competent outreach and education on the programs resources and training available to overburdened communities.Withdrawn
33Version 1Miller (WV)RepublicanStrikes the provision that reduces funding to the United States Park Police by $50,000 per day if the Secretary of the Interior fails to provide Congress information requested in the report within 10 days of enactment of this Act.Made in Order
34Version 1Miller (WV), McKinley (WV)RepublicanStrikes the provision that blocks funding for finalizing the proposed rule (84 Fed. Reg. 50244) entitled ‘‘Oil and Natural Gas Sector: Emission Standards for New, Reconstructed, and Modified Sources Review’’ published by the Environmental Protection Agency.Made in Order
35Version 1Perry (PA), Joyce, John (PA)RepublicanProhibits the use of funds for the EPA to take any "backstop" actions in response to the Watershed Implementation Plan submitted by any jurisdiction pursuant to the Chesapeake Bay TMDL.Made in Order
36Version 1Schweikert (AZ)RepublicanDecreases Departmental Operations by $500,000 and increases Environmental Programs and Management by $500,000, to highlight the need for the Environmental Protection Agency to focus on implementing new technologies for mobile air quality monitoring.Made in Order
37Version 1Perry (PA)RepublicanProhibits the use of funds to give formal notification under, or prepare, propose, implement, administer, or enforce any rule or recommendation pursuant to section 115 of the Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. 7415).Made in Order
38Version 1Garcia, Mike (CA), McCarthy (CA), Nunes (CA), Calvert (CA), LaMalfa (CA), Cook (CA), McClintock (CA)RepublicanReauthorizes Subtitle J of Title 3 of Public Law 114-322, The WIIN Act, through Fiscal Year 2028.Submitted
39Version 1Duncan (SC)RepublicanStrikes Section 436 which prohibits funds made available by this act to be used to issue a permit for the import of a sport-hunted trophy of an elephant or lion taken in Tanzania, Zibabwe, or Zambia.Made in Order
40Version 1Hice (GA)RepublicanAdds the Kettle Creek Battlefield Survey Act, which instructs the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a reconnaissance survey of the site of the Kettle Creek Battlefield in Wilkes County, Georgia.Submitted
41Version 1Escobar (TX)DemocratIncreases and decreases funding by $1 million for the construction of water and wastewater projects along the United States-Mexico Border under the State and Tribal Assistance Grants account, to highlight the continued lack of high quality colonia water infrastructure and encourage the EPA to prioritize projects benefiting colonias.Made in Order
42Version 2Porter (CA)DemocratRevised Prevents funds from being used for the centralization process established in the EPA's FOIA Regulations Update published on June 26, 2019 (84 Fed. Reg. 30028 et seq.).Made in Order
43Version 1Hudson (NC), Dingell (MI)Bi-PartisanIncreases and decreases by $2,487,000 funds appropriated for the development of Effluent Limit Guidelines as part of the EPA's PFAS Action Plan to emphasize the need to include the chemical GenX.Made in Order
44Version 1LaMalfa (CA), McKinley (WV), Gosar (AZ)RepublicanProhibits any of the funds in this Act from being used to carry out the 2015 Waters of the United States rule (80 Fed. Reg. 37053). This would have no effect on any replacement of, or update to the 2015 rule.Submitted
45Version 1LaMalfa (CA), Gosar (AZ)RepublicanProhibits funds from being used for land acquisition until the Secretaries of Interior and Agriculture have certified that deferred maintenance on land already owned in their respective Agencies is at zero.Submitted
46Version 1LaMalfa (CA), Gosar (AZ)RepublicanProhibits funds from being used for federal government takeover of existing private water rights.Submitted
47Version 1LaMalfa (CA), Gosar (AZ)RepublicanTransfers funding from the Kennedy Center to the US Forest Service's Hazardous Fuels account to increase wildfire mitigation work and reduce the risk of catastrophic fire.Submitted
48Version 1Smith, Jason (MO)RepublicanReduces funding for the EPA Environmental programs and management to match the President's FY 21 budget request.Made in Order
49Version 1Stauber (MN)RepublicanProhibits the use of funds made available by this Act to treat the gray wolf as an endangered species or threatened species under the Endangered Species Act.Submitted
50Version 1Smith, Jason (MO)RepublicanReduces funding for EPA Science and Technology to match the President's FY21 Budget request.Made in Order
51Version 1Tiffany, Thomas (WI)RepublicanProhibits the expenditure of funds to implement or enforce the listing of the Grey Wolf (Canis lupus) as a threatened or endangered species.Submitted
52Version 1Cohen (TN), Connolly (VA), Price (NC)DemocratProhibits funds from being used to change or modify the 2015 federal coal ash rule unless the EPA is changing the 2015 rule (to make it stronger) pursuant to the D.C. Circuit Court’s 2018 order.Submitted
53Version 2Dingell (MI), Malinowski (NJ)DemocratRevised Prohibits funds from being used to implement, administer, or enforce the final rule (85 Fed. Reg. 1684) entitled "Update to the Regulations Implementing the Procedural Provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act" published by the Council on Environmental Quality in the Federal Register on July 16, 2020.Made in Order
54Version 1Johnson, Dusty (SD)RepublicanStates that none of the funds made available by this division may be used to alter, change, destroy, or remove, in whole or in part, any name, face, or other feature on the Mount Rushmore National Memorial.Submitted
55Version 2Dingell (MI), Posey (FL), Kuster (NH), Fitzpatrick (PA), Blunt Rochester (DE), Gallagher (WI), Stevens (MI), Pappas (NH), Welch (VT), Rouda (CA), Upton (MI), Kildee (MI)Bi-PartisanRevised Prohibits funds from being used to (1) withdraw the Environmental Protection Agency’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to designate PFOA and PFOS as hazardous substances under section 102 of CERCLA; and (2) to withdraw EPA’s preliminary regulatory determination to regulate PFOA and PFOS as drinking water contaminants under the Safe Drinking Water Act.Made in Order
56Version 2Sherrill (NJ)DemocratRevised Provides an additional $2,000,000 for the United States Geological Survey to be used to perform surveys, investigations, and research for harmful algal blooms.Made in Order
57Version 1McKinley (WV), Gosar (AZ)RepublicanPrevents funds from being used in contravention of Executive Order 13868, "Promoting Energy Infrastructure and Economic Growth."Made in Order
58Version 1Graves, Garret (LA)RepublicanWithdrawn Increases and decreases funding by $10 million to highlight the need for matching grants or cooperative agreements under BSEE's jurisdiction.Withdrawn
59Version 2O'Halleran (AZ), Haaland (NM), Torres Small, Xochitl (NM), Lujan (NM)DemocratRevised Reduces funding of the Office of the Secretary of the Interior by $15 million to preserve funding for relocated Native Americans.Made in Order
60Version 3Cohen (TN)DemocratRevised Prohibits the use of funds to enter into any new contract, grant, or cooperative agreement with any Trump related business listed in the President Trump’s Annual Financial Disclosure Report submitted to the Office of Government Ethics as well as certain Trump related properties listed on the Trump Organization’s website. The specific business are listed in the amendment.Made in Order
61Version 1Hice (GA)RepublicanProhibits funds appropriated by or otherwise made available under this Act from being used for international wildlife conservation grants awarded by the Department of the Interior to fund the salaries, equipment or operations of ecoguards or paramilitary forces.Submitted
62Version 2Blunt Rochester (DE), McEachin (VA), Rush (IL)DemocratRevised Prohibits funds from being used by the EPA to finalize, implement, or enforce the proposed rule, ‘‘Review of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Particulate Matter’’ published in the Federal Register by the Environmental Protection Agency on April 30, 2020 (85 Fed. Reg. 24094 et seq.), which fails to protect, within an adequate margin of safety, communities of color from harmful air pollution during a global public health pandemic, where those communities are experiencing a disproportionately high death rate made worse by decades of exposure to toxic pollution.Made in Order
63Version 1Cook (CA)RepublicanProhibits funds provided in this Act from being used for the protection or conservation of a species listed as endangered or threatened under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq), or under the law of a State, unless the species listing meets the requirements described for listing a species in section 424.11 of title 50, Code of Federal Regulations.Submitted
64Version 1Ocasio-Cortez (NY), Tlaib (MI)DemocratIncreases and decreases funds by $2 million in section 104(k) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA) account by $2 million for Brownfields grants with the intent of directing at least 10 percent of such grants be provided to areas in which at least 20 percent of the population has lived under the poverty level over the past 30 years as determined by censuses and the most recent Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, and that not less than an additional 20 percent of funds be used for projects in low-income community census tracts as defined as defined in 26 USC § 45D(e)(1).Made in Order
65Version 2Kennedy (MA), Haaland (NM), Trahan (MA), Keating (MA)DemocratRevised Prohibits funds from being used by the Department of the Interior to rescind the decision to take the lands of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe into federal trust or revoke other associated actions related to the Tribe.Made in Order
66Version 1Speier (CA), Panetta (CA), Cox (CA), Eshoo (CA)DemocratIncreases and decreases funding to clarify that pending Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act Program applicants should not be required to restart the application process in order for the agency to assess applications against project eligibility criteria.Made in Order
67Version 1Cook (CA)RepublicanPrevents funds appropriated to the State and Tribal Wildlife Grant program from being used for the conservation of species the US Fish and Wildlife Service declined to list as threatened or endangered after a 12-month petition finding. This limitation is limited to 12-month petition findings published within 18 months of the Act.Submitted
68Version 1Espaillat (NY)DemocratDirects the Secretary of the Interior to submit a plan for renaming assets identified under this section.Submitted
69Version 2Adams (NC), Grijalva (AZ), McEachin (VA), DeGette (CO)DemocratLate Revised Increases funding by $2,000,000 for the Environmental Justice program area within the EPA Environmental Programs and Management account.Made in Order
70Version 1Beyer (VA)DemocratLate Increases and decreases funds by $500,000 to highlight the need for a GAO study of the civil rights of protesters and the effects of the use of non-lethal tactics during protests on the protesters.Made in Order
71Version 2Tlaib (MI), Kildee (MI)DemocratLate Revised Doubles the funding level for lead pipe replacement, raising the amount appropriated for reducing lead in drinking water to $1 billion.Made in Order
72Version 1Burgess (TX)RepublicanLate Specifies that none of the funds provided by this Act may be used to restrict the development or operations of oil and gas pipelines.Submitted
73Version 3Grothman (WI)RepublicanLate Revised Increases funding for the Smithsonian Institution by $3,499,999 to expand exhibits highlighting the history, dangers, and failures of communist and Marxist ideologies throughout the globe; including the Soviet Union, China, Cuba, North Korea, Vietnam, Cambodia, Eastern Europe and the infiltration of such ideologies into the United States government.Revised
74Version 1Gibbs (OH), Napolitano (CA), McKinley (WV)Bi-PartisanLate Provides $1 million for the Water Infrastructure Improvement Act.Submitted
75Version 1Gianforte (MT), Gosar (AZ)RepublicanLate Allows land management agencies to quickly remove dead trees after wildfires to pay for reforestation and rehabilitation of watersheds.Submitted
76Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratLate Increases funding for Historic Preservation Fund grants to Historically Black Colleges and Universities by $2,000,000 and decreases funding for the BLM Management of Lands and Resources account by $2,500,000.Submitted
77Version 2Hudson (NC)RepublicanLate Revised Increases and decreases funding by $466,173,000 to the Capital Improvement and Maintenance Account to highlight the need for Forest Service road construction.Made in Order
78Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratLate Withdrawn Increases and decreases funding by $2 million to promote collaborations between Historically Black Colleges and Universities and local historic societies to identify, restore, and preserve places of historic significance to African Americans that are at risk of being lost.Withdrawn


Division D – Military Construction, Veterans Affairs

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
1Version 1Hartzler (MO)RepublicanAmends Division D to increase and decrease by $5 million the VA’s medical services account in order to direct that $5 million be used to provide funding for the VA to utilize non-profit post traumatic growth organizations as a treatment for PTSD.Made in Order
2Version 2Gianforte (MT)RepublicanRevised Restores funding to replace aging weapons storage facilities to improve security and safety around our nation’s nuclear warheads.Made in Order
3Version 1Pappas (NH)DemocratEnsures that $5 million of the funds appropriated to the Office of Resolution Management is spent on completing VA’s EEO Program Manager realignment initiative at VBA and VHA in accordance with VA policy. This will help VA better address EEO complaints, notably those relating to sexual harassment and assault.Made in Order
4Version 1Carbajal (CA)DemocratIncreases and decreases funding by $5,000,000 to direct the Secretary to change the phone system to have local Community Based Outpatient Center answer calls rather than having all calls routed to the major VA Medical Centers in an effort to reduce wait times for veterans on the phone and to provide more timely health services.Made in Order
5Version 3Craig (MN)DemocratRevised Increases the Veterans Health Administration Medical Services’ account by $1.5M to expand the Rural Health Resource Centers program.Made in Order
6Version 2Murphy, Stephanie (FL)DemocratRevised Increases funding for Veterans Health Administration, Medical Services by $1.5 million, with the additional funding intended for the Telehealth and Connected Care account, which supports home telehealth, home telehealth prosthetics, and clinic-based telehealth. Reduces funding for Departmental Administration, General Administration by the corresponding amount.Made in Order
7Version 1Ruiz (CA)DemocratIncreases and decreases funding to VA Medical Services account to conduct educational outreach to veterans to enroll in the burn pits registry, additional research using the registry, and other activities concerning the maintenance of the registry.Made in Order
8Version 1Welch (VT)DemocratIncreases and decreases the Medical Research and Prosthetics Account for the purpose to encourage the VA to study the impact of COVID-19 on veterans who have been exposed to burn pits and other airborne hazards during their service.Made in Order
9Version 1Carbajal (CA)DemocratProvides $3 million for the Veterans Transportation Program to assist veterans in attending all their medical appointments in a timely manner.Made in Order
10Version 1Jayapal (WA)DemocratWithdrawn Strikes funding for Military Construction-Overseas Contingency Operations and transfers $350 million in funds to the Veterans Benefit Administration to improve processing of disability claims.Withdrawn
11Version 1Graves, Garret (LA)RepublicanIncreases and decreases the VA’s Medical Facilities account to highlight the urgent need to streamline the VA lease process to meet the critical care needs of America’s veterans.Made in Order
12Version 1Banks (IN), Lee, Susie (NV)Bi-PartisanRestricts the Department of Veterans Affairs from spending more than 25% of the FY 2021 Veterans Electronic Health Record appropriation before demonstrating successful implementation of the Cerner electronic health record system at the first site in Spokane, Washington, which is currently slated for October 2020.Submitted
13Version 1Green, Mark (TN), Lynch (MA)Bi-PartisanEnsures obligated benefits are not denied for certain veterans exposed to toxic materials.Submitted
14Version 1Norton (DC)DemocratIncreases and decreases funding by $1 million for the Veterans Benefits Administration to provide support to law school clinical programs that assist veterans with legal matters.Made in Order
15Version 1Miller (WV)RepublicanStrikes a provision that would prohibit construction at the southern border, including roads, the border wall, fence, or barrier.Made in Order
16Version 1Miller (WV)RepublicanStrikes a provision that would prohibit construction at the southern border, including roads, the border wall, fence, or barrier.Submitted
17Version 2Lynch (MA)DemocratRevised Provides for an increase of $1.5 million for suicide prevention efforts through the PREVENTS Initiative offset by a reduction from the General Administration account.Made in Order
18Version 2Waters (CA)DemocratRevised Appropriates an additional $50 million for the purpose of improving the conditions of military family housing.Revised
19Version 3Waters (CA)DemocratRevised Authorizes an additional $2,000,000 for the purpose of expenses in the administration of veterans' medical, hospital, nursing home, domiciliary, construction, supply, and research activities.Made in Order
20Version 2Waters (CA)DemocratRevised Appropriates an additional $50 million for the purpose of operation and renovation of hospitals, nursing homes, domiciliary facilities, and other necessary facilities of the Veterans Health Administration.Revised
21Version 3Gottheimer (NJ)DemocratRevised Increases funding for the VA Office of the Inspector General by $1.3 million to expand oversight of state-run veterans’ homes supported and monitored by the VA, many of which have been afflicted by the COVID-19 pandemic.Made in Order
22Version 1Bergman (MI)RepublicanIncreases and decreases funding in the Veterans Health Administration Medical Services’ account by $300,000,000 to focus additional efforts within the Office of Rural Health on solutions that will bring more connectivity to Veterans living in rural and remote areas.Made in Order
23Version 1Barr (KY)RepublicanTransfers $5,000,000 from the VHA’s Medical Community of Care Account to the VHA’s Medical Services account for the explicit use for equine assisted therapy within the VA’s Adaptive Sports Grant (ASG) Program, given the promising results reported using equine assisted therapy for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.Made in Order
24Version 1Gottheimer (NJ)DemocratIncreases funding for VA medical community care by $1 million to expand access for veterans who are unable to visit a VA Medical Center. Reduces VA Departmental Administration, General Administration by $1 million.Made in Order
25Version 1LaMalfa (CA)RepublicanIncreases and decreases by $1 million the VA Departmental Administration, General Administration account, to highlight the need for veterans to receive legal assistance from State VA-approved lawyers willing to provide pro-bono services, and to coordinate with State VAs to ensure veterans are made aware of such assistance.Made in Order
26Version 2Porter (CA)DemocratRevised Increases the Veterans Health Administration Medical Services’ account by $2 million for the purpose of increasing gender-specific care for women.Made in Order
27Version 3Cohen (TN)DemocratRevised Prohibits the use of funds to enter into any new contract, grant, or cooperative agreement with any Trump related business listed in the President Trump’s Annual Financial Disclosure Report submitted to the Office of Government Ethics as well as certain Trump related properties listed on the Trump Organization’s website. The specific business are listed in the amendment.Made in Order
28Version 3Sherrill (NJ)DemocratRevised Increases funding for the Burn Pits Center of Excellence by $1,000,000.Made in Order
29Version 2Espaillat (NY)DemocratRevised Directs the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to submit to the Appropriations Committee a list of all assets under the jurisdiction of the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs that bear Confederate names and to submit a plan to rename them.Revised
30Version 3Lipinski (IL)DemocratRevised Increases funding for construction grants of veterans state extended care facilities by $3 million, with the additional funding intended to provide support to assist states acquire, construct, alter and remodel nursing home, hospital, and domiciliary care facilities to help adapt to needs associated with stopping the spread of COVID-19 and meet other needs. Reduces funding for Departmental Administration, General Administration by the corresponding amount.Made in Order
31Version 1Kim (NJ)DemocratLate Increases funding by $1,000,000 for VA medical services to expand access to ride share programs for veterans going to community-based outpatient clinics in urban and suburban areas with parking and transportation limitations that are also facing ongoing delays in acquiring replacement facilities.Made in Order
32Version 3Hill, French (AR)RepublicanLate Revised Increases by $1 million the Office of General Counsel for the purposes of training state-level veteran service officers.Made in Order
33Version 1King, Steve (IA)RepublicanLate Strikes language that impedes the President's border wall construction, under Division D, Title I.Made in Order
34Version 1King, Steve (IA)RepublicanLate Strikes language that impedes the President's border wall construction, under Division D.Submitted
35Version 1Golden (ME)DemocratLate Increases and decreases funding in the Veterans Minor Construction account to focus additional efforts to provide better access to long-term beds for veterans suffering from substance use disorder.Made in Order