HR 5515

Title: John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019
Author: Rep. Mac Thornberry (REP-TX)

Summary
...This bill authorizes FY2019 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It does not provide budget authority, which is provided in subsequent appropriations legislation. </p> <p>The bill authorizes appropriations to DOD for: (1) Procurement, including aircraft, missiles, weapons and tracked combat vehicles, ammunition, shipbuilding and conversion, and space procurement; (2) Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation; (3) Operation and Maintenance; (4) Working Capital Funds; (5) Chemical Agents and Munitions Destruction; (6) Drug Interdiction and Counter-Drug Activities; (7) the Defense Inspector General; (8) the Defense Health Program; (9) the Armed Forces Retirement Home; (10) Overseas Contingency ...

Status
Introduced in House 04/13/2018
Introduced in House 04/13/2018
Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services. 04/13/2018
Referred to the Subcommittee on Strategic Forces. 04/13/2018
Referred to the Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces. 04/13/2018
Referred to the Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces. 04/13/2018
Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel. 04/13/2018
Referred to the Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities. 04/13/2018
Referred to the Subcommittee on Readiness. 04/13/2018
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held. 04/26/2018
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote . 04/26/2018
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held. 04/26/2018
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote . 04/26/2018
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held. 04/26/2018
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote . 04/26/2018
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held. 04/26/2018
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote . 04/26/2018
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held. 04/26/2018
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote . 04/26/2018
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held. 04/26/2018
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote . 04/26/2018
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held. 05/09/2018
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held. 05/10/2018
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 60 - 1. 05/10/2018
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Armed Services. H. Rept. 115-676. 05/15/2018
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Armed Services. H. Rept. 115-676. 05/15/2018
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 521. 05/15/2018
SUPPLEMENTAL FILING AUTHORITY - Mr. Mitchell asked unanimous consent that the Committee on Armed Services be authorized to file a supplemental report on the bill H.R. 5515. Agreed to without objection. 05/21/2018
Supplemental report filed by the Committee on Armed Services, H. Rept. 115-676, Part II. 05/21/2018
Supplemental report filed by the Committee on Armed Services, H. Rept. 115-676, Part II. 05/21/2018
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 905 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 5515, S. 204 and S. 2155. The resolution provides for one hour of general debate on H.R. 5515, S. 204 and S. 2155. The resolution provides for consideration of S. 2155 and S. 204 under a closed rule. Also, the resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 5515 under a structured rule and makes an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-70 considered as adopted. 05/21/2018
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 905. (consideration: CR H4367-4562; text of amendment in nature of a substitute: CR H4378-4556) 05/22/2018
Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 5515, S. 204 and S. 2155. The resolution provides for one hour of general debate on H.R. 5515, S. 204 and S. 2155. The resolution provides for consideration of S. 2155 and S. 204 under a closed rule. Also, the resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 5515 under a structured rule and makes an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-70 considered as adopted. 05/22/2018
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 905 and Rule XVIII. 05/22/2018
The Speaker designated the Honorable Gregg Harper to act as Chairman of the Committee. 05/22/2018
GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 5515. 05/22/2018
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 905, the Committee of the Whole proceeed with 10 minutes of debate on the Thornberry amendment No. 1. 05/22/2018
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 905, the Committee of the Whole proceeed with 10 minutes of debate on the Nolan amendment No. 2. 05/22/2018
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Nolan amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Nolan demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced. 05/22/2018
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 905, the Committee of the Whole proceeed with 10 minutes of debate on the Gabbard amendment No. 3. 05/22/2018
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Gabbard amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Gabbard demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced. 05/22/2018
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 905, the Committee of the Whole proceeed with 10 minutes of debate on the Aguilar amendment No. 4. 05/22/2018
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Aguilar amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Aguilar demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced. 05/22/2018
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 905, the Committee of the Whole proceeed with 10 minutes of debate on the Garamendi amendment No. 5. 05/22/2018
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Garamendi amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Smith (WA) demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced. 05/22/2018
Mr. Thornberry moved that the committee rise. 05/22/2018
On motion that the committee rise Agreed to by voice vote. 05/22/2018
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 5515 as unfinished business. 05/22/2018
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H4562-4580) 05/22/2018
The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration. 05/22/2018
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 905, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Thornberry En Bloc amendment No. 1. 05/22/2018
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 905, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Thornberry En Bloc amendment No. 2. 05/22/2018
Mr. Thornberry moved that the committee rise. 05/22/2018
On motion that the committee rise Agreed to by voice vote. 05/22/2018
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 5515 as unfinished business. 05/22/2018
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 908 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 5515. The resolution makes in order only those further amendments printed in the Rules Committee report. The rule provides that on any legislative day during the period from May 25, 2018 through June 4, 2018: the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved; and the Chair may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time to be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment. 05/22/2018
Rule H. Res. 908 passed House. 05/23/2018
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H4603-4606) 05/23/2018
The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration. 05/23/2018
UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on adoption of amendments, which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed. 05/23/2018
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 5515 as unfinished business. 05/23/2018
Considered as unfinished business. (Consideration: CR H4606-4672) 05/23/2018
The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration. 05/23/2018
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 908, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Thornberry En Bloc amendment No. 1, as modified. 05/23/2018
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 908, the Committee of the Whole proceeed with 10 minutes of debate on the Guthrie amendment No. 3. 05/23/2018
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 908, the Committee of the Whole proceeed with 10 minutes of debate on the Amodei amendment No. 8. 05/23/2018
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Amodei amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Lowenthal demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced. 05/23/2018
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 908, the Committee of the Whole proceeed with 10 minutes of debate on the McGovern amendment No. 10. 05/23/2018
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the McGovern amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. McGovern demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced. 05/23/2018
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 908, the Committee of the Whole proceeed with 10 minutes of debate on the McKinley amendment No. 13. 05/23/2018
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the McKinley amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. McKinley demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced. 05/23/2018
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 908, the Committee of the Whole proceeed with 10 minutes of debate on the Tenney amendment No. 19. 05/23/2018
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Tenney amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Tenney demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced. 05/23/2018
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 908, the Committee of the Whole proceeed with 10 minutes of debate on the Engel amendment No. 43. 05/23/2018
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Engel amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Engel demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced. 05/23/2018
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 908, the Committee of the Whole proceeed with 10 minutes of debate on the Polis amendment No. 50. 05/23/2018
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Polis amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Polis demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced. 05/23/2018
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 908, the Committee of the Whole proceeed with 10 minutes of debate on the Gallagher amendment No. 55. 05/23/2018
UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of amendments which had been debated and on which further proceedings had been postponed. 05/23/2018
Mr. Thornberry moved that the committee rise. 05/23/2018
On motion that the committee rise Agreed to by voice vote. 05/23/2018
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 5515 as unfinished business. 05/23/2018
Thornberry amendment en bloc No. 4; modified by unanimous consent. Modification strikes amendment No. 69 printed in House Report 115-698. 05/23/2018
THORNBERRY EN BLOC NO. 4, AS MODIFIED - Amendments en bloc offered by Mr. Thornberry, comprised of the following amendments printed in House Report 115-698 as En Bloc No. 4: Nos. 55, as modified, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, and 70. 05/23/2018
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H4673-4682) 05/23/2018
The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration. 05/23/2018
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 908, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Thornberry En Bloc amendment No. 2. 05/23/2018
Mr. Thornberry moved that the committee rise. 05/23/2018
On motion that the committee rise Agreed to by voice vote. 05/23/2018
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 5515 as unfinished business. 05/23/2018
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H4699-4722) 05/24/2018
The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration. 05/24/2018
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 908, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Thornberry En Bloc amendment No. 4. 05/24/2018
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 908, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Thornberry En Bloc amendment No. 5. 05/24/2018
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 908, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Thornberry En Bloc amendment No. 6. 05/24/2018
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 908, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Thornberry En Bloc amendment No. 7. 05/24/2018
The Committee resumed its sitting. 05/24/2018
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 908, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Ferguson amendment No. 168. 05/24/2018
The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 5515. 05/24/2018
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. 05/24/2018
The House adopted the amendments en gross as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. (consideration: CR H4717) 05/24/2018
Mr. Thompson (CA) moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text: CR H4717-4720) 05/24/2018
DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the motion to recommit with instructions, pending the reservation of a point of order. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to add, at the end of the bill a new section consisting of the bill titled "Public Safety and Second Amendment Rights Protection Act of 2018". 05/24/2018
Mr. Thornberry raised a point of order against the motion to recommit with instructions. Mr. Thornberry made a point of order that the amendment violates clause 10 of rule 21 by proposing an increase in mandatory spending over a relevant period of time. Sustained by the Chair. 05/24/2018
Point of order sustained against the motion to recommit with instructions. 05/24/2018
Mr. Thompson (CA) appealed the ruling of the chair. The question was then put on sustaining the ruling of the chair. 05/24/2018
Mr. Thornberry moved to table the motion to appeal the ruling of the chair 05/24/2018
On motion to table the motion to appeal the ruling of the chair Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 224 - 191 (Roll no. 229). 05/24/2018
Passed/agreed to in House: On passage Passed by recorded vote: 351 - 66 (Roll no. 230). 05/24/2018
On passage Passed by recorded vote: 351 - 66 (Roll no. 230). 05/24/2018
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. 05/24/2018
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection. 05/24/2018
The 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. 5515. 05/24/2018
Received in the Senate. 06/04/2018
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 442. 06/05/2018
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (consideration: CR S3005-3023) 06/06/2018
Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure presented in Senate. (CR S3005) 06/06/2018
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (consideration: CR S3281-3289) 06/07/2018
Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 92 - 4. Record Vote Number: 119. (CR S3282) 06/07/2018
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (CR S3395) 06/11/2018
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 91 - 4. Record Vote Number: 120. 06/11/2018
Measure laid before Senate by motion. (consideration: CR S3403-3596) 06/11/2018
Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3730-3754, S3756-3757) 06/12/2018
Cloture motion on the measure presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S3757) 06/12/2018
Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3866-3899) 06/13/2018
Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3932-3943) 06/14/2018
Cloture on the measure invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 81 - 15. Record Vote Number: 126. (consideration: CR S3943) 06/14/2018
Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3961-3973) 06/18/2018
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 85 - 10. Record Vote Number: 128. 06/18/2018
Passed Senate with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 85 - 10. Record Vote Number: 128. 06/18/2018
Senate ordered measure printed as passed. 06/19/2018
Message on Senate action sent to the House. 06/19/2018
Mr. Thornberry asked unanimous consent that the House disagree to the Senate amendment, and request a conference. (consideration: CR H5782-5783; text: CR H5782) 06/27/2018
On motion that the House disagree to the Senate amendment, and request a conference Agreed to without objection. 06/27/2018
Mr. Carbajal moved that the House instruct conferees. 06/27/2018
DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the Carbajal motion to instruct conferees on H.R. 5515. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the managers on the part of the House to agree to section 703 of the Senate bill. 06/27/2018
The previous question was ordered without objection. 06/27/2018
On motion that the House instruct conferees Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 188 - 231 (Roll No. 300). 06/27/2018
Mr. Thornberry moved to close portions of the conference. 06/27/2018
Resolving differences -- House actions: On Closing Portions of the Conference Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 403 - 15 (Roll no. 301). 06/27/2018
On Closing Portions of the Conference Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 403 - 15 (Roll no. 301). 06/27/2018
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. 06/27/2018
The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Armed Services for consideration of the House bill and the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Thornberry, Wilson (SC), LoBiondo, Bishop (UT), Turner, Rogers (AL), Shuster, Conaway, Lamborn, Wittman, Coffman, Hartzler, Scott, Austin, Cook, Byrne, Stefanik, Bacon, Banks (IN), Smith (WA), Davis (CA), Langevin, Cooper, Bordallo, Courtney, Tsongas, Garamendi, Speier, Veasey, Gabbard, O'Rourke, and Murphy (FL). 06/27/2018
The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Energy and Commerce for consideration of title XVII of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Latta, Johnson (OH), and Pallone. 06/27/2018
The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Financial Services for consideration of title XVII of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Hensarling, Barr, and Waters, Maxine. 06/27/2018
The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Foreign Affairs for consideration of title XVII of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Royce (CA), Kinzinger, and Engel. 06/27/2018
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House requests a conference. 06/27/2018
The Speaker appointed additional conferees - from the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence for consideration of matters within the jurisdiction of that committee under clause 11 of rule X: Nunes, Stewart, and Schiff. 07/03/2018
The Speaker appointed additional conferees - from the Committee on the Budget for consideration of secs. 1252 and 1523 of the House bill, and secs. 4, 1002, 1032, and 1721 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Womack and Yarmuth. 07/03/2018
The Speaker appointed additional conferees - from the Committee on Education and the Workforce for consideration of secs. 228, 563, 564, 1094, and 3120C of the House bill, and secs. 561-63 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Foxx and Scott (VA). 07/03/2018
The Speaker appointed additional conferees - from the Committee on Energy and Commerce for consideration of secs. 701, 712, 1083, 1096, 3111-13, 3118, 3119, 3132, and 4305 of the House bill, and secs. 315, 601, 714, 3111-15, 5802, and 7509 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Walden, Hudson, and Pallone. 07/03/2018
The Speaker appointed additional conferees - from the Committee on Financial Services for consideration of 1299O-2 and 1236 of the House bill, and modifications committed to conference: Hensarling, Barr, and Waters, Maxine. 07/03/2018
The Speaker appointed additional conferees - from the Committee on Foreign Affairs for consideration of secs. 346, 1042, 1202-06, 1210, 1211, 1221-23, 1230A, 1230D, 1230F, 1231, 1234, 1236, 1237, 1239, 1240, 1254-56, 1264, 1267, 1268, 1271, 1274, 1276, 1278, 1280, 1282, 1288, 1299O-1, 1299O-2, 1299O-3, 1299O-4, 1301, 1302, 1521, 1522, and 3116 of the House bill, and secs. 331, 1061, 1063, 1201-04, 1207, 1211, 1213, 1221-23, 1231-33, 1241, 1244, 1245, 1261, 1262, 1264-66, 1269, 1301, 1302, 1531, 1622, 1623, 1654, 3113, 3116, 6002, 6202-04, 6701, and 6702 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Royce (CA), Mast, and Engel. 07/03/2018
The Speaker appointed additional conferees - from the Committee on Homeland Security for consideration of sec. 1634 of the House bill, and modifications committed to conference: McCaul, Ratcliffe, and Thompson (MS). 07/03/2018
The Speaker appointed additional conferees - from the Committee on the Judiciary for consideration of secs. 826, 1043, 1050B, 1073, 1074, 1079, 1085, 1087, 1090, 1299O-2, 4319, and 4710 of the House bill, and secs. 1025, 1035 and 1715 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Goodlatte, Sensenbrenner, and Nadler. 07/03/2018
The Speaker appointed additional conferees - from the Committee on Natural Resources for consideration of secs. 313, 314, 316, 342, 1043, 1076, 1079, 2822, 2830, 2830A, 2831, 2832, 2845-47, 3402, 3549, 4810, 4837, division E, and sec. 6101 of the House bill, and secs. 601, 2833, 2836, and 7518 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Westerman and Grijalva. 07/03/2018
The Speaker appointed additional conferees - from the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform for consideration of secs. 506, 511, 569, 822, 831, 832, 834, 835, 860, 875, 880-84, 886, 917, 1101-11, 4711, and 4829 of the House bill, and secs. 568, 595, 607, 632, 702, 813, 902, 937, 1101-05, 1122-25, 1254B, 1628, 1639, 1640, 1716, 1726, 2835, and 6702 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Sanford, Ross, and Lynch. 07/03/2018
The Speaker appointed additional conferees - from the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology for consideration of secs. 854, 858, and 1603 of the House bill, and secs. 893 and 1604 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Smith (TX), Lucas, and Johnson, E. B.. 07/03/2018
The Speaker appointed additional conferees - from the Committee on Small Business for consideration of secs. 811, 851-58, 861, 863-68, and 2803 of the House bill, and secs. 893, 1626, and 6006 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Chabot, Knight, and Velazquez. 07/03/2018
The Speaker appointed additional conferees - from the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure for consideration of secs. 518, 554, 883, 1044, 1049, 1050B, 1075, 1095, 1111, 2848, 3501, 3504, 3522-25, 3528, 3529, and division D of the House bill, and secs. 153, 556, 601, 1604, 3501, 3502, 7501, 7502, 7507-09, 7515, and 7517 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Comstock and Brownley (CA). 07/03/2018
The Speaker appointed additional conferees - from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs for consideration of secs. 547, 552, 582, 1411, and 2844 of the House bill, and secs. 721, 726, and 1431 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Roe (TN), Poliquin, and Walz. 07/03/2018
The Speaker appointed additional conferees - from the Committee on Ways and Means for consideration of sec. 701 of the House bill, and sec. 6201 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Reichert, Roskam, and Neal. 07/03/2018
The Speaker appointed a conferee for consideration of secs. 313, 314, 316, 342, 1043, 1076, 1079, 1252, 1523, 2822, 2830, 2830A, 2831, 2832, 2845-47, 3402, 3549, 4810, 4837, division E, and sec. 6101 of the House bill and secs. 4, 601, 1002, 1032, 1721, 2833, 2836, and 7518 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Bergman. 07/03/2018
The Speaker appointed a conferee for consideration of secs. 228, 518, 554, 563, 564, 883, 1044, 1049, 1050B, 1075, 1094, 1095, 1111, 2848, 3120C, 3501, 3504, 3522-25, 3528, 3529, and division D of the House bill and secs. 153, 556, 561-63, 601, 1604, 3501, 3502, 7501, 7502, 7507-09, 7515, and 7517 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Lewis (MN). 07/03/2018
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. 07/10/2018
Motion to insist on Senate amendment to House bill, agree to request for conference, and authorize the Presiding Officer to appoint conferees made in Senate. 07/10/2018
Motion to insist on Senate amendment to House bill, agree to request for conference, and authorize the Presiding Officer to appoint conferees agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 91 - 8. Record Vote Number: 147. 07/10/2018
Senate insists on its amendment, agrees to request for conference, and authorizes the Presiding Officer to appoint conferees. 07/10/2018
Motion by Senator Cornyn to instruct Senate conferees made in Senate. 07/10/2018
Motion by Senator Cornyn to instruct Senate conferees (Committee on Foreign Investment) agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 97 - 2. Record Vote Number: 148. 07/10/2018
Motion by Senator Reed to instruct Senate conferees made in Senate. 07/10/2018
Motion by Senator Reed to instruct Senate conferees (NATO) agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 97 - 2. Record Vote Number: 149. 07/10/2018
Senate appointed conferees. McCain; Inhofe; Wicker; Fischer; Cotton; Rounds; Ernst; Tillis; Sullivan; Perdue; Cruz; Graham; Sasse; Scott; Crapo; Reed; Nelson; McCaskill; Shaheen; Gillibrand; Blumenthal; Donnelly; Hirono; Kaine; King; Heinrich; Warren; Peters; Brown. 07/10/2018
Message on Senate action sent to the House. 07/11/2018
Conference report filed: Conference report H. Rept. 115-863 filed. 07/23/2018
Conference report H. Rept. 115-863 filed. (text of conference report: CR H6653-7088) 07/23/2018
Conference papers: Senate report and manager's statement held at the desk in Senate. 07/24/2018
House recommitted the conference report pursuant to H. Res. 1019. 07/24/2018
House recommitted the conference report pursuant to H.Res. 1019 07/24/2018
Conference report filed: Conference report H. Rept. 115-874 filed. 07/25/2018
Conference report H. Rept. 115-874 filed. (text of conference report: CR H7202-7637) 07/25/2018
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 1027 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of the conference report to H.R. 5515. 07/25/2018
Conference papers: Senate report and manager's statement held at the desk in Senate. 07/25/2018
Rule H. Res. 1027 passed House. 07/26/2018
Mr. Thornberry brought up conference report H. Rept. 115-874 for consideration under the provisions of H. Res. 1027. (consideration: CR H7699-7709) 07/26/2018
DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the conference report to accompany H.R. 5515. 07/26/2018
DEBATE - The House resumed debate on the conference report to accompany H.R. 5515. 07/26/2018
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. 07/26/2018
Conference report agreed to in House: On agreeing to the conference report Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 359 - 54 (Roll no. 379). 07/26/2018
On agreeing to the conference report Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 359 - 54 (Roll no. 379). (consideration: CR H7708-7709) 07/26/2018
Motions to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. 07/26/2018
Conference papers: message on House action held at the desk in Senate. 07/26/2018
Conference report considered in Senate. (consideration: CR S5412-5417) 07/26/2018
Cloture motion on the conference report to accompany H.R. 5515 presented in Senate. (CR S5412) 07/26/2018
Conference report considered in Senate. (consideration: CR S5538-5543) 08/01/2018
Cloture motion on the conference report to accompany H.R. 5515 withdrawn by unanimous consent in Senate. 08/01/2018
Conference report agreed to in Senate: Senate agreed to conference report by Yea-Nay Vote. 87 - 10. Record Vote Number: 181. 08/01/2018
Senate agreed to conference report by Yea-Nay Vote. 87 - 10. Record Vote Number: 181. 08/01/2018
Message on Senate action sent to the House. 08/01/2018

Bill Text
10/24/2018 - HR 5515 (Engrossed+in+House)
08/04/2018 - HR 5515 (Enrolled+Bill)
06/19/2018 - HR 5515 (Printed+as+Passed)
06/18/2018 - HR 5515 (Engrossed+Amendment+Senate)
05/15/2018 - HR 5515 (Reported+in+House)
04/20/2018 - HR 5515 (Introduced+in+House)
04/14/2018 - HR 5515 (Introduced+in+House)
03/29/2018 - HR 5515 (Introduced+in+House)

 
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