H.R.2029: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016

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  • Introduced April 24, 2015
  • Latest Major Action Dec. 18, 2015

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June 5, 2016 3rd
May 29, 2016 8th
May 22, 2016 8th
May 8, 2016 2nd
April 24, 2016 2nd
April 17, 2016 2nd
April 10, 2016 1st
April 3, 2016 2nd
March 27, 2016 2nd
March 20, 2016 6th
March 13, 2016 3rd
March 6, 2016 2nd
Feb. 28, 2016 2nd
Feb. 21, 2016 2nd
Feb. 14, 2016 2nd
Jan. 31, 2016 4th
Jan. 24, 2016 3rd
Jan. 17, 2016 4th
Jan. 10, 2016 3rd
Jan. 3, 2016 3rd
Dec. 26, 2015 2nd
Dec. 20, 2015 1st
Nov. 15, 2015 6th

Bill Summary

Highlights: The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016 provides FY2016 appropriations; extends expiring tax provisions; and affects policies in areas including oil exports, intelligence, cybersecurity, health care, financial services, visa waivers, and conservation. The bill provides appropriations for the federal government through the end of FY2016. The twelve regular appropriations bills included in the divisions of the bill increase...

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There are 155 statements associated with H.R.2029.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Dec. 18, 2015

Became Public Law No: 114-113.

Dec. 18, 2015

Signed by President.

Dec. 18, 2015
Presented to President.
Dec. 18, 2015
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Dec. 18, 2015
Senate agreed to the House amendments to the Senate amendment to H.R. 2029 by Yea-Nay Vote. 65 - 33. Record Vote Number: 339. (consideration: CR S8859)
Dec. 18, 2015

Motion to waive all applicable budgetary discipline with respect to the measure (the motion to concur in the House amendments to the Senate amendment) agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 73 - 25. Record Vote Number: 338. (consideration: CR S8858-8859)

Dec. 18, 2015
Point of order that the motion to concur in the House amendments to the Senate amendment violates section 311(a)(2)(b) of the CBA raised in Senate.
Dec. 18, 2015

Motion to table the first House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 2029 rejected in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 31 - 67. Record Vote Number: 337. (consideration: CR S8858)

Dec. 18, 2015

Cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendments to the Senate amendment invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 72 - 26. Record Vote Number: 336.

Dec. 18, 2015
Cloture motion on the motion to concur in the House amendments to the Senate amendment presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S8857-8858; text: CR S8857, S8858)
Dec. 18, 2015
Motion by Senator McConnell to concur in the House amendments to the Senate amendment made in Senate. (consideration: CR S8844-8859)
Dec. 18, 2015
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S8844)
Dec. 18, 2015
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendments to Senate amendment.
Dec. 18, 2015
On motion to concur in the Senate amendment with an amendment specified in section 3(a) of H.Res. 566 Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 316 - 113 (Roll no. 705). (text: CR 12/17/2015 H9399-9423)
Dec. 18, 2015
Considered as unfinished business (consideration: CR H10696)
Dec. 17, 2015
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Rogers(KY) motion to concur in the Senate amendment with the amendment printed in sec. 3(a) of H. Res. 566, the Chair put the question on adoption of the motion, and by voice vote the Chair announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Rogers (KY) demanded the yeas and nays, and pursuant to sec. 2 of H.Res. 566 and clause 8 of Rule XX, the Chair postponed further proceedings on the Rogers (KY) motion until a time to be announced.
Dec. 17, 2015
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. (consideration: CR H9676)
Dec. 17, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 566, the House proceeded with one hour of debate on the motion to concur in the Senate amendment with the amendment printed in sec. 3(a) (Consolidated Appropriations) of H. Res. 566.
Dec. 17, 2015
The Chair announced that, pursuant to clause 1(c) of rule XIX, further proceedings were resumed on the motion to concur in the Senate amendment with amendments.
Dec. 17, 2015
Pursuant to clause 1(c) of rule XIX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion to concur in the Senate amendment with amendments would be postponed.
Dec. 17, 2015
On motion to concur in the Senate amendment with an amendment specified in section 3(b) of H.Res. 566 Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 318 - 109 (Roll no. 703). (consideration: CR H9399-9433; text: CR H9434-9660)
Dec. 17, 2015
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. (consideration: CR H9432)
Dec. 17, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to H. Res. 566, the question shall be divided among the two House amendments. Pursuant to section 2(a) of H. Res. 566, the portion of the divided question comprising the amendment specified in section 3(b) of H.Res. 566 (Tax Extenders) shall be considered first. The amendment is debatable for one hour.
Dec. 17, 2015
Pursuant to H. Res. 566, Mr. Brady (TX) was recognized to move that the House concur in the Senate amendment to H.R. 2029 with the amendments specified in sec. 3(a) and sec. 3(b) of H. Res. 566. (consideration: CR H9390-9433, H9434-9676, H9693-10160, H10161-10471; text of Senate amendment as received in House: CR H9390-9399)
Nov. 12, 2015
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Nov. 10, 2015
The committee substitute, notwithstanding the passage of H.R. 2029, was withdrawn by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7955)
Nov. 10, 2015

Passed Senate with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 93 - 0. Record Vote Number: 302.

Nov. 10, 2015
Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S7871-7875, S7878-7881, S7955)
Nov. 9, 2015
Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S7847-7852, S7853)
Nov. 6, 2015
Committee on Appropriations Senate Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 114-609.
Nov. 5, 2015
Measure laid before Senate by motion. (consideration: CR S7786-7811; text of measure as reported in Senate: CR S7786-7793)
Nov. 5, 2015

Motion to proceed to consideration of measure agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 93 - 0. Record Vote Number: 299. (consideration: CR S7786)

Nov. 5, 2015
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (consideration: CR S7779-7786)
Oct. 1, 2015

Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 50 - 44. Record Vote Number: 273. (consideration: CR S7074; text: CR S7074)

Oct. 1, 2015
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (consideration: CR S7062-7065, S7067-7075)
Sept. 30, 2015
Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S7014; text: CR S7014)
Sept. 30, 2015
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (consideration: CR S7014-7043)
July 30, 2015
Committee on Appropriations Senate Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 114-609.
May 21, 2015
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 98.
May 21, 2015
Committee on Appropriations. Reported by Senator Kirk with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 114-57.
May 4, 2015
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.
April 30, 2015
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
April 30, 2015

On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 255 - 163 (Roll no. 193).

April 30, 2015

On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 181 - 236 (Roll no. 192). (consideration: CR H2709-2710)

April 30, 2015
The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection. (consideration: CR H2709)
April 30, 2015
Floor summary: DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Kirkpatrick motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to report the same back to the House forthwith with an amendment to provide $15 million in additional funds for the Veterans Health Administration Medical Services account. The increase would be offset from the Departmental Administration General Administration account.
April 30, 2015
Mrs. Kirkpatrick moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Appropriations. (consideration: CR H2708-2710; text: CR H2708)
April 30, 2015
The House adopted the amendments en gross as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
April 30, 2015
The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 2029.
April 30, 2015
UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of amendments which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
April 30, 2015
The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
April 30, 2015
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H2702-2710)
April 29, 2015
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 2029 as unfinished business.
April 29, 2015
On motion that the Committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
April 29, 2015
Mr. Dent moved that the Committee rise. (consideration: CR H2623)
April 29, 2015
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the King (IA) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. King (IA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
April 29, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provsions of H. Res. 223, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the King (IA) amendment No. 3.
April 29, 2015
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Hice (GA) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Bishop (GA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
April 29, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 223, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Hice (GA) amendment.
April 29, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 223, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the LaMalfa amendment.
April 29, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 223, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Farenthold amendment.
April 29, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 223, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Hill amendment.
April 29, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 223, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gosar amendment.
April 29, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 223, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Byrne amendment.
April 29, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 223, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Stivers amendment.
April 29, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 223, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Roe amendment.
April 29, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 223, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Hurd amendment.
April 29, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 223, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Grayson amendment.
April 29, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 223, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Ratcliffe amendment.
April 29, 2015
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Pocan amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Pocan demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
April 29, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 223, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Pocan amendment.
April 29, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 223, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Noem amendment.
April 29, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 223, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Pocan amendment, pending reservation of a point of order.
April 29, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 223, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Roe amendment No. 6.
April 29, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 223, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jackson Lee amendment.
April 29, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 223, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Rothfus amendment.
April 29, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 223, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Babin amendment.
April 29, 2015
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Blumenauer amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Blumenauer demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
April 29, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 223, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Blumenauer amendment.
April 29, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 223, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jolly amendment.
April 29, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 223, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Boustany amendment.
April 29, 2015
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Nadler amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Nadler demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
April 29, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 223, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Nadler amendment.
April 29, 2015
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the second Mulvaney amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Mulvaney demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
April 29, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 223, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Second Mulvaney amendment.
April 29, 2015
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Mulvaney amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the had noes prevailed. Mr. Mulvaney demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
April 29, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 223, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the First Mulvaney amendment.
April 29, 2015
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Van Hollen amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Van Hollen demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
April 29, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 223, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Van Hollen amendment.
April 29, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 223, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Mulvaney amendment.
April 29, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 223, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Benishek amendment.
April 29, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 223, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Walberg amendment.
April 29, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 223, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Ruiz amendment.
April 29, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 223, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Sinema amendment.
April 29, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 223, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Titus amendment.
April 29, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 223, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the McNerney amendment.
April 29, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 223, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gosar amendment, pending reservation of a point of order.
April 29, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 223, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Stefanik amendment.
April 29, 2015

On sustaining the ruling of the Chair. Agreed to by recorded vote: 237 - 180 (Roll no. 178).

April 29, 2015
Mr. Bishop (GA) appealed the ruling of the Chair. The question was then put on sustaining the ruling of the Chair.
April 29, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 223, the Committee of the Whole House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Bishop (GA) amendment, pending reservation of a point of order.
April 29, 2015
GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 2029.
April 29, 2015
The Speaker designated the Honorable Ileana Ros-Lehtinen to act as Chairwoman of the Committee.
April 29, 2015
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 223 and Rule XVIII.
April 29, 2015
Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2028 and H.R. 2029. Motion to recommit allowed. The resolution provides for a modified-open rule for both H.R. 2028 and H.R. 2029.
April 29, 2015
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 223. (consideration: CR H2574-2623; text of Title I as reported in House: CR H2583, H2586, H2587-2589; text of Title II as reported in House: CR H2589, H2590, H2591, H2594, H2595, H2596-2598, H2598-2599, H2599; text of Title III as reported in House: CR H2600; text of Title IV as reported in House: CR H2600, H2602-2603, H2603; text of Title V as reported in House: CR H2604, H2605, CR 4/30/2015 H2708)
April 29, 2015
Rule H. Res. 223 passed House.
April 28, 2015
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 223 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2028 and H.R. 2029. Motion to recommit allowed. The resolution provides for a modified-open rule for both H.R. 2028 and H.R. 2029.
April 24, 2015
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 65.
April 24, 2015
The House Committee on Appropriations reported an original measure, H. Rept. 114-92, by Mr. Dent.
April 21, 2015
Committee on Appropriations Senate Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies. Hearings held prior to introduction and/or referral. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 114-609.
April 15, 2015
Committee on Appropriations Senate Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies. Hearings held prior to introduction and/or referral. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 114-609.
March 19, 2015
Committee on Appropriations Senate Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies. Hearings held prior to introduction and/or referral. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 114-609.
March 17, 2015
Committee on Appropriations Senate Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies. Hearings held prior to introduction and/or referral. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 114-609.
March 10, 2015
Committee on Appropriations Senate Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies. Hearings held prior to introduction and/or referral. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 114-609.
April 24, 2015

Introduced in the House by Charlie Dent (R-Pa.)

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