Markup

H.R. 865, Rebuild America's Schools Act of 2019 and H.R. 7, Paycheck Fairness Act.


Date: Tuesday, February 26, 2019 Time: 10:15 AM Location: Washington, D.C. 20515 2175 Rayburn House Office Building

Amendments and Roll Call Votes


Amdt/Mtn

Offered By

Description

Action

Roll Call

H.R. 865

 

#1

Mr. Scott

Manager’s Amendment

 

adopted

voice vote

 

#2

Ms. Wilson

to clarify that securing schools through building design plans is an allowable use of funds

 

adopted

voice vote

 

#3

Mrs. McBath

to add the study of school security to the Institute of Education Sciences report

 

adopted

voice vote

 

#4

Mr. Thompson

Sablan/to Table the appeal of the ruling of the Chair pertaining to germaneness

 ruled non-germane 23-19

 

1

#5

Mr. Grijalva

to prohibit for-profit charter schools from accessing the funds in this Act

adopted 26-20

2

 

#6

Mr. Allen

Sablan/to table the appeal of the ruling of the Chair  pertaining germaneness

ruled non-germane 28-17

 

3

 

#7

Mrs. Hayes

to prohibit self-dealing charter schools from accessing the funds in this Act

 

adopted

voice vote

#8

Ms. Stefanik

to require reservation of funds for rural local educational agencies

defeated 20-26

4

#9

Mr. Banks

to delay authorization of funds until all programs within the jurisdiction of the Committee are authorized

withdrawn

 

#10

Mr. Comer

to delay expenditure of funds until independent auditor determines that state and local agencies will incur no compliance cost

defeated 20-26

5

 

#11

Mr. Banks

to ban funds authorized by the Act from being used for lobbying activities, as such activities are defined by the Lobbying Disclosure Act.

 

defeated

voice vote

 

#12

Mr. Wright

Sablan/to Table the appeal of the ruling of the Chair pertaining to germaneness

ruled non-germane 24-14

 

6

#13

Mr. Grothman

to delay implementation until the EPA certifies that the bill's green requirements will not result in cost incurred by school districts

defeated 20-26

7

 

#14

Mr. Meuser

to express the sense of Congress that "opportunity" zones are an alternative source to support school infrastructure financing

 

adopted

voice vote

#14a

Ms. Stevens

2nd degree amendment to Mr. Meuser’s amendment (#14) expressing the sense of Congress that opportunity zones can help rebuild communities when combined with public infrastructure investment

adopted 41-1

8

#15

Mrs. Foxx

to rename the bill the Trojan Horse Act

defeated 20-26

9

Mtn

Mr. Sablan

To Report H.R. 865

adopted 26-20

10

H.R. 7

 

#1

Mr. Scott

Amendment in the Nature of Substitute

 

adopted

voice vote

#2

Mr. Byrne

to limit attorney fees in contingency fee cases to no more than 15%

defeated 21-26

1

#3

Mr. Allen

directs the Secretary if Labor to study the effects on recruitment, hiring and promotions under the requirements of section 3

defeated 20-26

2

#4

Mr. Byrne

replaces "bona fide business-related defense" with "business-related reasons"

defeated 20-27

3

#5

Mrs. Foxx

to strike section 8

defeated 19-27

4

Mtn

Ms. Bonamici

 To Report H.R. 7

agreed to 27-20

5

Member Statements


  1. Chairman Bobby Scott (Democrat - Virginia)