H.R.268: Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2019

About This Bill

  • Introduced Jan. 8, 2019
  • Latest Major Action April 1, 2019

Bill Summary

Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2019 This bill provides $12.1 billion in FY2019 supplemental appropriations to several federal departments and agencies for expenses related to the consequences of recent wildfires, hurricanes, volcanos, earthquakes, typhoons, and other natural disasters. The funding provided by this bill is designated as emergency spending, which is exempt from discretionary spending limits and other budget enforcement rules....

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Statement of Administration Policy

The administration supports this legislation and has recommended the president sign it.

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 65 statements associated with H.R.268.

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 1

Cloture not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 46 - 48. Record Vote Number: 56. (CR S2113)

April 1
Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S2105-2114)
April 1
Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which cloture on H.R. 268 was not invoked (Record Vote No. 56) entered in Senate.
April 1

Cloture not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 46 - 48. Record Vote Number: 56.

April 1
Considered by Senate.
March 28
Cloture motion on the measure presented in Senate. (CR S2081)
March 28
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (CR S2064)
March 28
Cloture motion on the measure presented in Senate.
March 28
Measure laid before Senate by motion.
March 28
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
March 28
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
March 27
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (CR S2011)
March 27
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
March 26
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
March 26

Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 90 - 10. Record Vote Number: 53.

March 26
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (CR S1972)
March 26

Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 90 - 10. Record Vote Number: 53. (CR S1972)

March 14
Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure presented in Senate.
March 14
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (CR S1882)
Jan. 24
Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S549, S557-583)
Jan. 22
Measure laid before Senate by motion. (consideration: CR S325)
Jan. 22
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (CR S325)
Jan. 22
Measure laid before Senate by motion.
Jan. 22
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Jan. 22
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
Jan. 22
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 15.
Jan. 19
Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
Jan. 17
Received in the Senate.
Jan. 16
Mr. Dunn moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Appropriations. (text: CR H660)
Jan. 16
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Jan. 16

On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 237 - 187 (Roll no. 39).

Jan. 16

On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 193 - 231 (Roll no. 38).

Jan. 16
The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
Jan. 16
DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Dunn motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to strike title XII - Further Continuing Appropriations from the bill.
Jan. 16
Mr. Dunn moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Appropriations.
Jan. 16
The House adopted the amendments en gross as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
Jan. 16
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
Jan. 16
The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 268.
Jan. 16
VACATED PROCEEDINGS - Mr. Stewart asked unanimous consent to vacate the proceedings on Stewart amendment No. 6 in Part B of House Report 116-2, which was postponed, to the end that the Chair put the question de novo. Agreed to without objection.
Jan. 16
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 43, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gonzalez-Colon amendment No. 15.
Jan. 16
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 43, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Sablan amendment No. 14.
Jan. 16
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 43, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Sablan amendment No. 13.
Jan. 16
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 43, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jayapal amendment No. 12.
Jan. 16
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 43, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Westerman amendment No. 11.
Jan. 16
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 43, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Richmond amendment No. 10.
Jan. 16
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 43, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Graves (LA) amendment No. 9.
Jan. 16
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 43, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Thompson (CA) amendment No. 8.
Jan. 16
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 43, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Thompson (CA) amendment No. 7.
Jan. 16
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Stewart amendment, the Chair put the question on the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Stewart demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the Stewart amendment until a time to be announced.
Jan. 16
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 43, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Stewart amendment No. 6.
Jan. 16
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 43, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Velazquez amendment No. 5.
Jan. 16
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 43, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Velazquez amendment No. 4.
Jan. 16
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 43, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Rice (SC) amendment No. 3.
Jan. 16
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the McGovern amendment, the Chair put the question on the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Granger demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the McGovern amendment until a time to be announced.
Jan. 16
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 43, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the McGovern amendment No. 2.
Jan. 16
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 43, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Bishop (GA) amendment No. 1.
Jan. 16
GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 268.
Jan. 16
The Speaker designated the Honorable Eleanor Holmes Norton to act as Chairwoman of the Committee.
Jan. 16
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 43 and Rule XVIII.
Jan. 16
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 43. (consideration: CR H626-662; text: CR H639-646)
Jan. 16
Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 268 with 1 hour of general debate. The resolution waives all points of order against consideration of the bill. The resolution waives clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to resolutions reported from the Rules Committee through the legislative day of January 23, 2019, making or continuing appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019.
Jan. 16
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 43.
Jan. 16
Rule H. Res. 43 passed House.
Jan. 15
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 43 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 268 with 1 hour of general debate. The resolution waives all points of order against consideration of the bill. The resolution waives clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to resolutions reported from the Rules Committee through the legislative day of January 23, 2019, making or continuing appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019.
Jan. 8
Referred to the Committee on Appropriations, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Jan. 8

Introduced in the House by Nita M. Lowey (D-N.Y.)

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