Amendments Approved as Part of House Bill to Fund Govt. for 2011

By on February 20, 2011 in Current Events with 8 Comments

Here is a listing of the amendments that were approved as part of the funding bill that passed in the House of Representatives on February 19, 2011 as compiled by the Washington Post. Now that the House has passed a funding bill, the Senate will take up its version of the budget bill for fiscal year 2011.

Note that these amendments will not become final unless they are contained in any final 2011 bill that is passed by the Senate and the House and signed by the President.

 

  • #2 — Eliminates $450 million in funding for F-35 Joint Strike Fighter alternative engine program.
  • #153 — Shifts $80 million in funding from the Census Bureau to the Economic Development Administration.
  • #368 — Eliminates $34 million in funding for the National Drug Intelligence Center.
  • #12 — Directs $20 million to implementation of the National Instant Criminal Background Check System Improvement Amendments Act.
  • #125 — Shifts $298 million from NASA Cross Agency Support to the COPS community policing program.
  • Rep. Tom McClintock (R-Calif.) — #297 — Eliminates $1.9 million in the Bureau of Reclamation’s water and related resources funding.
  • #223 — Shifts $510 million from research and development funds to firefighter assistance grant funding.
  • #30 — Eliminates $2 million in funding for the Interior Department’s Bureau of Land Management.
  • #84 — Eliminates $8.4 million in funding for the Environmental Protection Agency’s Greenhouse Gas Registry.
  • #379 — Eliminates $10 million in funding for EPA, State and Tribal Assistance Grants.
  • #196 — Eliminates $20.5 million in funding for the National Endowment for the Arts.
  • #249 – Eliminates $4.5 million in funding for the National Capital Arts and Cultural Affairs.
  • #381 — Eliminates $15 million in funding for the Presidio Trust Fund.
  • #276 — Shifts $557 million in funding from school improvement grants and teacher quality grants to IDEA educational grants for children with disabilities.
  • Strikes language that prohibits the Department of Education from using the Alaska Native Education Equity Act and the Native Hawaiian Education Program.
  • #108 — Eliminates $1.5 million in funding for the Greening the Capitol program.
  • #100 — Eliminates $42.6 million in funding for the United States Institute of Peace.
  • #248 — Eliminates $10.7 million in funding for the East-West Center.
  • #291 — Eliminates $20 million in funding for the Treasury Department’s debt restructuring program.
  • #334 — Limits Urban Area Security Initiative grants to 25 high-risk urban areas.
  • #211 — Provides $30 million to carry out the provisions of the PROTECT Our Children Act.
  • #208 — Prohibits the use of public funds for Presidential Election Campaign Fund or political party conventions, at an estimated savings of $40 million.
  • #514 — Waives cost-sharing requirements for the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response grant program.
  • #404 — Prohibits funds from being used to implement the Federal Communications Commission’s net-neutrality rules.
  • #195 — Stops the payment of legal fees to citizens and groups who sue the government.
  • #165 — Prohibits the use of funds to enforce an EPA rule on cement manufacturing emissions.
  • #204 — Eliminates funding of federal agency “czars,” at an estimated savings of at least $1.5 million.
  • #424 — Prohibits U.S. military assistance to Chad due to its continued use of child conscription.
  • #23 – Increases Health and Human Services HIV-AIDS funding by $42 million.
  • #214 — Prohibits funds for the Department of Education Regulations on Gainful Employment.
  • #11 — Prohibits funds from being made available for any purpose to Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. or any of its affiliates.
  • #533 — Prohibits funds from being used by the Environmental Appeals Board to block air pollution permits required for offshore drilling projects along the Arctic Coast.
  • #466 — Defines specifically what greenhouse gases are and prohibits the Environmental Protection Agency from imposing regulations on those gasses emitted by stationary sources.
  • #575 — Prohibits funds from being used to pay any employee, officer, or contractor to implement the national health-care law.
  • #267 — Prohibits funds in the government funding resolution from being used to carry out the provisions of the national health-care law.
  • #268 — Prohibits funds in the government funding resolution from being used to pay any federal employee to implement the national health-care law.
  • #83 — Prohibits funds from being used to implement the individual mandate and penalties and reporting requirements of the health-care law.
  • #409 — Prohibits funds from be used to carry out the medical loss ratio restrictions in the health-care law.
  • #296 — Prohibits funds from being used to implement the Klamath Dam Removal and Sedimentation Study.
  • #177 — Bars funds from implementing the Travel Management Rule relating to the designation of roads and trails in the National Forest System.
  • #566 – Bars funds from being used to require manufacturers to report to the Justice Department on the sale of multiple guns to one person.
  • #145 — Prohibits the use of any funds in the closure or realignment of the United States Joint Forces Command.
  • # 146 — Bars the use of Defense Department funds for parties, dinners and official functions for senior defense officials.
  • #498 – Bars funding to enforce regulations published by the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation.
  • #583 – Prohibit the use of funds for Overseas Comparability Pay Adjustment.
  • Rep. Jim Matheson (D-Utah) — #38 — Prohibits the use of funds for the Department of Agriculture’s Community Connect broadband grant program.
  • #467 – Prohibits funding to implement plans for the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.
  • #79 — Prohibits funding to promote or regulate Health Care Exchanges.
  • #126 — Prohibits the use of funds for assistance to Saudi Arabia.
  • #101 — Prohibits the use of funds to provide nonrecourse marketing assistance loans for mohair.
  • #13 – Prohibits funding to implement new Florida Water Quality Standards.
  • #8 – Prohibits funding for renovations or rental of the United Nations Headquarters in the United States.
  • #377 — Prohibits USDA funds from being used for construction of ethanol blender pump or storage facilities.
  • #495 — Prohibits funds to implement a NOAA Climate Service, which was proposed by Dept of Commerce in Feb 2010.
  • #109 — Bars funds for EPA guidelines on surface coal mining operations.
  • #548 — Prohibits funds from going toward issuing federal permits for harvesting fish for any fishery under the jurisdiction of the South Atlantic, Mid-Atlantic, New England, or Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council.
  • #47 — Prohibits funds for the study of Missouri river projects.
  • #149 — Prohibits the use of funds for the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
  • #94 – Prohibits funding EPA waivers for ethanol content of gasoline.
  • #216 — Prohibits funds from being to be used by the EPA to revoke a permit under the Clean Water Act.
  • #217 — Bars funding for the EPA to regulate fossil fuel combustion waste.
  • #545 – Prohibits funds from being used to carry out the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s authorization to create a consumer product safety information database.
  • #200 – Prohibits funds from being used to pay the salary of any officer or employee of the HHS Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO), which administers insurance provisions created in the national health care law.
  • #563 — Prohibits the use of funds to modify the national primary ambient ai
    r quality standards applicable to coarse particulate matter (dust).
  • #430 — Prohibits the use of funds to pay for the salary of any officer or employee of the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Labor, or the Department of the Treasury who takes any action to specify or define essential benefits as required in the national health care law.
  • #567 – Prohibits the use of funds to implement the Independent Payment Advisory Board.
  • #154 — Prohibits Department of Education from enforcing the restrictions placed on Texas concerning Federal Education Funds.

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