US HB7608 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on July 30 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-07-30 - Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.
Pending: Senate Appropriations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]

Summary

State, Foreign Operations, Agriculture, Rural Development, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs. The bill provides appropriations to the State Department for Administration of Foreign Affairs, International Organizations, and International Commissions. The bill provides appropriations for Related Agencies and Related Programs, including the U.S. Agency for Global Media, the Asia Foundation, the U.S. Institute of Peace, the Center for Middle Eastern-Western Dialogue Trust Fund, the Eisenhower Exchange Fellowship Program, the Israeli Arab Scholarship Program, the East-West Center, and the National Endowment for Democracy. The bill provides appropriations for Other Commissions, including the Commission for the Preservation of America's Heritage Abroad, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, the Congressional-Executive Commission on the People's Republic of China, and the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. The bill provides appropriations to the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the State Department and the President for International Security Assistance, and the President and International Financial Institutions for Multilateral Assistance. The bill provides appropriations for Bilateral Economic Assistance to the President; the State Department; Independent Agencies, including the Peace Corps, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, the Inter-American Foundation, and the U.S. African Development Foundation; and the Department of the Treasury. The bill provides appropriations for Export and Investment Assistance to the Export-Import Bank of the United States, the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation, and the U.S. Trade and Development Agency. The bill also includes provisions that provide emergency funding for expenses to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus (i.e., the virus that causes COVID-19); establish the People-to-People Partnership for Peace Fund to fund projects that help build the foundation for a peaceful coexistence between Israelis and Palestinians and a sustainable two-state solution; and establish the Joint Investment of Peace Initiative to support the development of the Palestinian private sector economy and increased economic cooperation between Israelis and Palestinians. The bill sets forth requirements and restrictions for using funds provided by this and other appropriations Acts.

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Title

State, Foreign Operations, Agriculture, Rural Development, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2021

Sponsors

Rep. Nita Lowey [D-NY]

Roll Calls

2020-07-24 - House - On passage (Y: 224 N: 189 NV: 0 Abs: 17) [PASS]
2020-07-24 - House - On agreeing to the Smith (MO) amendment (A009) H.Amdt.856 (Y: 155 N: 256 NV: 0 Abs: 19) [FAIL]
2020-07-24 - House - On motion to recommit with instructions (Y: 183 N: 228 NV: 1 Abs: 18) [FAIL]
2020-07-24 - House - On agreeing to the Tonko amendment (A007) H.Amdt.854 (Y: 233 N: 176 NV: 0 Abs: 21) [PASS]
2020-07-24 - House - On agreeing to the Allen amendment (A006) H.Amdt.853 (Y: 117 N: 292 NV: 0 Abs: 21) [FAIL]
2020-07-23 - House - On agreeing to the Lowey amendments (A005) H.Amdt.852 RC# 161 (Y: 187 N: 230 NV: 0 Abs: 13) [FAIL]
2020-07-23 - House - On agreeing to the Lowey amendments (A004) H.Amdt.851 RC# 160 (Y: 223 N: 194 NV: 0 Abs: 13) [PASS]
2020-07-23 - House - On agreeing to the Allen amendment (A002) H.Amdt.849 RC# 159 (Y: 88 N: 329 NV: 0 Abs: 13) [FAIL]

History

DateChamberAction
2020-07-30SenateReceived in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.
2020-07-24HouseThe Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 7608.
2020-07-24HouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2020-07-24HouseOn passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 224 - 189 (Roll no. 166).
2020-07-24HouseOn motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 183 - 228, 1 Present (Roll no. 165).
2020-07-24HouseThe previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
2020-07-24HouseFloor summary: DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Granger motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to report the bill back to the House with an amendment to transfer $102,500,500 from the Economic Support Fund to the Development Assistance Fund.
2020-07-24HouseMs. Granger moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Appropriations. (text: CR H3846)
2020-07-24HouseThe previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
2020-07-24HouseH.Amdt.856 On agreeing to the Smith (MO) amendment (A009) Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 155 - 256 (Roll no. 164). (consideration: CR H3846)
2020-07-24HouseH.Amdt.854 On agreeing to the Tonko amendment (A007) Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 233 - 176 (Roll no. 163). (consideration: CR H3845-3846)
2020-07-24HouseH.Amdt.853 On agreeing to the Allen amendment (A006) Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 117 - 292 (Roll no. 162). (consideration: CR H3844-3845)
2020-07-24HouseUNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of amendments to H.R. 7608 which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
2020-07-24HouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H3844-3848)
2020-07-23HousePursuant to clause 1(c) of Rule XIX, further proceedings on H.R. 7608 were postponed.
2020-07-23HouseH.Amdt.857 On agreeing to the Smith (MO) amendment (A010) Failed by voice vote.
2020-07-23HouseH.Amdt.857 The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A010) pursuant to the rule.
2020-07-23HouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1060, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Smith (MO) amendment No. 103.
2020-07-23HouseH.Amdt.857 Amendment (A010) offered by Mr. Smith (MO). (consideration: CR H3828-3829; text: CR H3828)
2020-07-23HousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Smith(MO) amendment No. 102, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. McCollum demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the amendment until a time to be announced.
2020-07-23HouseH.Amdt.856 The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A009) pursuant to the rule.
2020-07-23HouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1060, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Smith (MO) amendment No. 102.
2020-07-23HouseH.Amdt.856 Amendment (A009) offered by Mr. Smith (MO). (consideration: CR H3827-3828; text: CR H3827)
2020-07-23HouseH.Amdt.855 On agreeing to the Kennedy amendment (A008) Agreed to by voice vote.
2020-07-23HouseH.Amdt.855 The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A008) pursuant to the rule.
2020-07-23HouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1060, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Kennedy amendment No. 86.
2020-07-23HouseH.Amdt.855 Amendment (A008) offered by Mr. Kennedy. (consideration: CR H3826-3827; text: CR H3826)
2020-07-23HousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Tonko amendment No. 67, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Tonko demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the amendment until a time to be announced. %kp1
2020-07-23HouseH.Amdt.854 The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A007) pursuant to the rule.
2020-07-23HouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1060, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Tonko amendment No. 67.
2020-07-23HouseH.Amdt.854 Amendment (A007) offered by Mr. Tonko. (consideration: CR H3824-3826; text: CR H3824)
2020-07-23HousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Allen amendment No. 62, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Allen demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the amendment until a time to be announced.
2020-07-23HouseThe previous question was ordered on the amendment (A006) pursuant to the rule.
2020-07-23HouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1060, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Allen amendment No. 62.
2020-07-23HouseH.Amdt.853 Amendment (A006) offered by Mr. Allen. (consideration: CR H3823-3824; text: CR H3823)
2020-07-23HouseWithout objection, a motion to reconsider was laid upon the table.
2020-07-23HouseH.Amdt.852 On agreeing to the Lowey amendments (A005) Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 187 - 230 (Roll no. 161).
2020-07-23HouseWithout objection, a motion to reconsider was laid upon the table.
2020-07-23HouseH.Amdt.851 On agreeing to the Lowey amendments (A004) Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 223 - 194 (Roll no. 160).
2020-07-23HouseWithout objection, a motion to reconsider was laid upon the table.
2020-07-23HouseH.Amdt.849 On agreeing to the Allen amendment (A002) Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 88 - 329 (Roll no. 159).
2020-07-23HousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Lowey amendment en bloc No. 3, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mrs. Lowey demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the amendment until a time to be announced.
2020-07-23HouseH.Amdt.852 The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A005) pursuant to the rule.
2020-07-23HouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1060, the House proceeded with 30 minutes of debate on the Lowey amendment en bloc No. 3.
2020-07-23HouseH.Amdt.852 Amendments en bloc (A005) offered by Mrs. Lowey. (consideration: CR H3818-3821, H3822-3823; text: CR H3818)
2020-07-23HousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Lowey amendment en bloc No. 2, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Granger demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the amendment until a time to be announced.
2020-07-23HouseH.Amdt.851 The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A004) pursuant to the rule.
2020-07-23HouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1060, the House proceeded with 30 minutes of debate on the Lowey amendment en bloc No. 2.
2020-07-23HouseH.Amdt.851 Amendments en bloc (A004) offered by Mrs. Lowey. (consideration: CR H3806-3818, H3822; text: CR H3806-3815)
2020-07-23HouseWithout objection, a motion to reconsider was laid upon the table.
2020-07-23HouseH.Amdt.850 On agreeing to the Lowey amendments (A003) Agreed to by voice vote.
2020-07-23HouseH.Amdt.850 The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A003) pursuant to the rule.
2020-07-23HouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1060, the House proceeded with 30 minutes of debate on the Lowey amendment en bloc No. 1.
2020-07-23HouseH.Amdt.850 Amendments en bloc (A003) offered by Mrs. Lowey. (consideration: CR H3799-3806; text: CR H3799-3801)
2020-07-23HousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Allen amendment No. 1, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Allen demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the amendment until a time to be announced.
2020-07-23HouseH.Amdt.849 The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A002) pursuant to the rule.
2020-07-23HouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1060, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Allen amendment No. 1.
2020-07-23HouseH.Amdt.849 Amendment (A002) offered by Mr. Allen. (consideration: CR H3798-3799, H3821-3822; text: CR H3798)
2020-07-23HouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 7608.
2020-07-23HouseRule provides for consideration of H.R. 7608 with 1 hour of general debate. Motion to recommit with or without instructions allowed. The resolution provide 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.
2020-07-23HouseConsidered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 1060. (consideration: CR H3715-3829)
2020-07-23HouseRule H. Res. 1060 passed House.
2020-07-22HouseRules Committee Resolution H. Res. 1060 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 7608 with 1 hour of general debate. Motion to recommit with or without instructions allowed. The resolution provide 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.
2020-07-13HousePlaced on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 356.
2020-07-13HouseThe House Committee on Appropriations reported an original measure, H. Rept. 116-444, by Mrs. Lowey.

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HB7609 (Related) 2020-07-13 - Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 357.
HB7610 (Related) 2020-07-13 - Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 358.
HB7612 (Related) 2020-07-14 - Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 360.

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