Leadership Points for CJS Appropriations FY 2015! #LLPH

May 28, 2014: Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations FY 2015

Leadership Points-1% Added to Final Scorecard for each amendment presented.

Pompeo (R-KS) – Page 5, Line 17 – Eliminates all funding for the Economic Development Administration ($247.5 million) and transfers the savings to the Spending Reduction Account. (Defeated 129-280)

Fleming (R-LA) – Page 23, Line 24 – Reduces DOJ-Legal Activities-Salaries and Expenses, General Legal Activities by $866,000, and transfers the same amount to the Spending Reduction Account.  (Adopted Voice)

Polis (D-CO) – Page 32, Line 15 – Reduces DEA-Salaries and Expenses by $35 million, and transfers the savings to the Spending Reduction Account. (Defeated 66-339)

Austin Scott (R-GA) – Page 74, Line 13 – Eliminates all funding for the Legal Services Corporation ($350 million), and transfers the savings to the Spending Reduction Account. (Defeated 116-290)

Blackburn (R-TN) – Amendment No. 14 – 1% across the board spending cut (approximately $400 million). The rescission would exempt accounts related to the FBI. (Defeated 148-253)

Bonamici (D-OR) – Prohibits funds from being used by DOJ to prevent a state from implementing its own state laws to authorize the use, distribution, possession, or cultivation of industrial hemp.  (Passed 237-190)

Rohrabacher (R-CA) – Amendment No. 25 – Prohibits funds from being used by DOJ to prevent states from implementing their own state laws that authorize the use, distribution, possession, or cultivation of medical marijuana.  (Passed 219-189)

Flores (R-TX) – Prohibits the use of funds to be used to impose the Administration’s continued attempts to establish the National Ocean Policy and ocean zoning under Executive Order 13547 without explicit Congressional authorization. (Adopted Voice)

Poe (R-TX) – Prohibits funds from being used to impose a potential fine for failing to complete the American Community Survey.  (Adopted Voice)

Massie (R-KY) – Prohibits funds from being used by DOJ or DEA in contravention of sec. 7606 of the Agricultural Act of 2014 regarding industrial hemp research.  (Passed 246-162)

Perry (R-PA) – Prohibits funds from being used by NASA for its Advanced Food Technology Project.  (Adopted Voice)

Grayson (D-FL) – Prohibits funds from being used to compel a journalist or reporter to testify about information or sources that they regard to be confidential (Passed 235-183)

Gosar (R-AZ) – Prohibits funds from being used to create a national firearm registry, as well as additional studies and initiatives (listed in text of amendment) (Point of Ordered)

Perry (R-PA) –  Prohibits funds from being used to implement, administer, or carry out  the National Climate Assessment, the IPCC report, the UN’s Agenda 21, and the Social Cost of Carbon, etc. (Passed Voice)

Duffy (R-WI) -Prohibits funds from being used to relinquish the NTIA’s responsibility with respect to internet domain name system functions, including responsibility with respect to the authoritative root zone file and the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority functions . (Passed 229-178)

King (R-IA) -Prohibits funds from DOJ-Office of Justice Programs-State and Local Law Enforcement Assistance from being used in contravention of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 . (Passed 214-194)

Meadows (R-NC) – Prohibits funds from being used to enter into a trade agreement that establishes a limit on greenhouse gas emissions.  (Passed 226-179)

Collins (R-GA) – Amendment No. 16 – Prohibits State Criminal Alien Assistance Program reimbursements for Sanctuary Cities. (Adopted Voice)

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