H.R. 240 - Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015

Emergency management. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
Making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has become law. 
Amendments:
17 proposed amendments. 6 accepted. View amendments 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED on February 27, 2015.

1/2 required to pass

voted YES: 68 voted NO: 31
1 voted present/not voting

Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015

H.R. 240 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
Making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
Making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015
  • Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015
  • Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015
  • Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015
Sponsor
Harold Rogers
Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Emergency management
    • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
    • Administrative remedies
    • Appropriations
    • Arizona
    • Aviation and airports
    • Border security and unlawful immigration
    • Budget deficits and national debt
    • Building construction
    • Buy American requirements
    • California
    • Canada
    • Caribbean area
    • Child safety and welfare
    • Coast guard
    • Computer security and identity theft
    • Congressional oversight
    • Congressional-executive branch relations
    • Correctional facilities and imprisonment
    • Crimes against children
    • Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation
    • Cuba
    • Customs enforcement
    • Department of Defense
    • Department of Homeland Security
    • Detention of persons
    • Disaster relief and insurance
    • Domestic violence and child abuse
    • Drug trafficking and controlled substances
    • Emergency planning and evacuation
    • Employee hiring
    • Executive agency funding and structure
    • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
    • Firearms and explosives
    • First responders and emergency personnel
    • Floods and storm protection
    • Food assistance and relief
    • Foreign labor
    • Government buildings, facilities, and property
    • Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management
    • Government information and archives
    • Hazardous wastes and toxic substances
    • Health care costs and insurance
    • Health care coverage and access
    • Homeland security
    • Homelessness and emergency shelter
    • Human trafficking
    • Immigrant health and welfare
    • Immigration status and procedures
    • Internet and video services
    • Latin America
    • Law enforcement administration and funding
    • Law enforcement officers
    • Marine and inland water transportation
    • Marine pollution
    • Mexico
    • Military facilities and property
    • Military personnel and dependents
    • Motor carriers
    • National Guard and reserves
    • Navigation, waterways, harbors
    • New Jersey
    • New Mexico
    • Oil and gas
    • Pornography
    • Prescription drugs
    • Presidents and presidential powers, Vice Presidents
    • Protection of officials
    • Public contracts and procurement
    • Public transit
    • Radioactive wastes and releases
    • Railroads
    • Refugees, asylum, displaced persons
    • Research administration and funding
    • Research and development
    • Sex offenses
    • Terrorism
    • Texas
    • Transportation costs
    • Transportation safety and security
    • Travel and tourism
    • User charges and fees
    • Visas and passports
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    Major Actions
    Introduced1/09/2015
    Referred to Committee
    Amendments (17 proposed)
    Passed House1/14/2015
    Passed Senate2/27/2015
    Signed by President3/04/2015
    Bill History
    Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
    select this voteHouseOn Agreeing to the Amendment: Amendment 1 to H R 2401/14/2015This motion PASSED the House
    237 voted YES 190 voted NO 7 voted present/not voting
    select this voteHouseOn Agreeing to the Amendment: Amendment 2 to H R 2401/14/2015This motion PASSED the House
    218 voted YES 209 voted NO 7 voted present/not voting
    select this voteHouseOn Agreeing to the Amendment: Amendment 3 to H R 2401/14/2015This motion PASSED the House
    278 voted YES 149 voted NO 7 voted present/not voting
    select this voteHouseOn Agreeing to the Amendment: Amendment 4 to H R 2401/14/2015This motion PASSED the House
    253 voted YES 171 voted NO 10 voted present/not voting
    select this voteHouseOn Agreeing to the Amendment: Amendment 5 to H R 2401/14/2015This motion PASSED the House
    260 voted YES 167 voted NO 7 voted present/not voting
    select this voteHouseOn Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H R 240 Making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes1/14/2015This motion DID NOT PASS the House
    184 voted YES 244 voted NO 6 voted present/not voting
    select this voteHouseOn Passage: H R 240 Making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes1/14/2015This bill PASSED the House
    236 voted YES 191 voted NO 7 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateOn Cloture on the Motion to Proceed H.R. 2402/03/2015This motion DID NOT PASS the Senate
    51 voted YES 48 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateOn Cloture on the Motion to Proceed H.R. 2402/04/2015This motion DID NOT PASS the Senate
    53 voted YES 47 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateOn Cloture on the Motion to Proceed H.R. 2402/05/2015This motion DID NOT PASS the Senate
    52 voted YES 47 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateOn Cloture on the Motion to Proceed H.R. 2402/23/2015This motion DID NOT PASS the Senate
    47 voted YES 46 voted NO 7 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateOn Cloture on the Motion to Proceed H.R. 2402/25/2015This motion PASSED the Senate
    98 voted YES 2 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateOn the Cloture Motion H.R. 2402/27/2015This motion PASSED the Senate
    68 voted YES 31 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 258 to S.Amdt. 257 to H.R. 240 (Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015)2/27/2015This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
    34 voted YES 65 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 255 to H.R. 240 (Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015)2/27/2015This amendment PASSED the Senate
    66 voted YES 33 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
    currently selectedSenateOn Passage of the Bill H.R. 2402/27/2015This bill PASSED the Senate
    68 voted YES 31 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
    select this voteHouseOn Motion to Request a Conference: H R 240 Making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes2/27/2015This motion PASSED the House
    228 voted YES 191 voted NO 14 voted present/not voting
    select this voteHouseOn Motion to Instruct Conferees: H R 240 Making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes2/27/2015This motion DID NOT PASS the House
    201 voted YES 218 voted NO 14 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateOn the Cloture Motion H.R. 2403/02/2015This motion DID NOT PASS the Senate
    47 voted YES 43 voted NO 10 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateOn the Motion to Table H.R. 2403/02/2015This motion PASSED the Senate
    58 voted YES 31 voted NO 11 voted present/not voting
    select this voteHouseOn Motion to Table the Senate Amendment: H R 240 Making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes3/03/2015This motion DID NOT PASS the House
    140 voted YES 278 voted NO 15 voted present/not voting
    select this voteHouseOn Motion to Recede and Concur in the Senate Amendment: H R 240 Making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes3/03/2015This motion PASSED the House
    257 voted YES 167 voted NO 9 voted present/not voting
    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced1/09/2015
    1/09/2015Referred 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.
    1/09/2015Introduced in House
    1/12/2015Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 27 Reported to House. All points of order against consideration of the bills are waived. H.R. 37 H.R. 185 shall be debatable for 1 hour, and H.R. 240 shall be debatable for 2 hours the previous question considered ordered without intervening motions except one motion to recommit. For H.R. 185, only those amendments printed in Part A of the report shall be in order. For H.R. 240, only those amendments printed in Part B of the report shall be in order. in Part B of the report shall be in order.
    1/13/2015Rule H. Res. 27 passed House.
    1/13/2015Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 27.
    1/13/2015All points of order against consideration of the bills are waived. H.R. 37 H.R. 185 shall be debatable for 1 hour, and H.R. 240 shall be debatable for 2 hours the previous question considered ordered without intervening motions except one motion to recommit. For H.R. 185, only those amendments printed in Part A of the report shall be in order. For H.R. 240, only those amendments printed in Part B of the report shall be in order. in Part B of the report shall be in order.
    1/13/2015House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 27 and Rule XVIII.
    1/13/2015The Speaker designated the Honorable Randy Hultgren to act as Chairman of the Committee.
    1/13/2015GENERAL DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 27, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with two hours of general debate on H.R. 240.
    1/13/2015SENATE MESSAGE - The Committee of the Whole rose informally to receive a message from the Senate. The Senate agreed to H. Con. Res. 7. Subsequently, the Committee resumed its sitting.
    1/13/2015GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole continued with General Debate on H.R. 240.
    1/13/2015Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 240 as unfinished business.
    1/14/2015Considered as unfinished business.
    1/14/2015The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
    1/14/2015Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 27, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Aderholt Part B amendment No. 1.
    1/14/2015POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Aderholt amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Price (NC) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
    1/14/2015DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 27, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Blackburn Part B amendment No. 2.
    1/14/2015POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Blackburn amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mrs. Blackburn demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
    1/14/2015DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 27, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the DeSantis Part B amendment No. 3.
    1/14/2015POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the DeSantis amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Lofgren demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
    1/14/2015DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 27, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Salmon Part B amendment No. 4.
    1/14/2015POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Salmon amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Salmon demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
    1/14/2015DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 27, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Schock Part B amendment No. 5.
    1/14/2015POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Schock amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Conyers demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
    1/14/2015UNFINISHED 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.
    1/14/2015The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 240.
    1/14/2015The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
    1/14/2015The House adopted the amendments en gross as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
    1/14/2015Mr. Israel moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Appropriations.
    1/14/2015Floor summary: DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Israel 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 for a clean funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security that does not include dangerous, poison pill amendments. Given recent events overseas, this is not a time to endanger the safety and security of the American people. The House needs to pass a clean bill that would provide certainty to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Additionally, the motion increases funding for the DHS State Homeland Security Grant Program and the Urban Area Security Initiative program by $1.5 million each (for a total of $3 million) and reduces the Office of the Secretary and Executive Management account by the same amount.
    1/14/2015The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
    1/14/2015Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
    1/14/2015
    1/14/2015House amendment offered
    1/14/2015
    1/14/2015House amendment offered
    1/14/2015
    1/14/2015House amendment offered
    1/14/2015
    1/14/2015House amendment offered
    1/14/2015
    1/14/2015House amendment offered
    select this voteVote1/14/2015On Agreeing to the Amendment: Amendment 1 to H R 240
    select this voteVote1/14/2015On Agreeing to the Amendment: Amendment 2 to H R 240
    select this voteVote1/14/2015On Agreeing to the Amendment: Amendment 3 to H R 240
    select this voteVote1/14/2015On Agreeing to the Amendment: Amendment 4 to H R 240
    select this voteVote1/14/2015On Agreeing to the Amendment: Amendment 5 to H R 240
    select this voteVote1/14/2015On Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H R 240 Making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes
    select this voteHouse Vote on Passage1/14/2015On Passage: H R 240 Making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes
    1/14/2015Amendment (A001) offered by Mr. Aderholt.
    1/14/2015House amendment offered/reported by : Amendment (A001) offered by Mr. Aderholt.
    1/14/2015Amendment (A002) offered by Mrs. Blackburn.
    1/14/2015House amendment offered/reported by : Amendment (A002) offered by Mrs. Blackburn.
    1/14/2015Amendment (A003) offered by Mr. DeSantis.
    1/14/2015House amendment offered/reported by : Amendment (A003) offered by Mr. DeSantis.
    1/14/2015Amendment (A004) offered by Mr. Salmon.
    1/14/2015House amendment offered/reported by : Amendment (A004) offered by Mr. Salmon.
    1/14/2015Amendment (A005) offered by Mr. Schock.
    1/14/2015House amendment offered/reported by : Amendment (A005) offered by Mr. Schock.
    1/14/2015Roll call votes on amendments in House
    1/14/2015Amendment agreed to Committee of the Whole
    1/14/2015Roll call votes on amendments in House
    1/14/2015Amendment agreed to Committee of the Whole
    1/14/2015Amendment agreed to Committee of the Whole
    1/14/2015Roll call votes on amendments in House
    1/14/2015Roll call votes on amendments in House
    1/14/2015Amendment agreed to Committee of the Whole
    1/14/2015Roll call votes on amendments in House
    1/14/2015Amendment agreed to Committee of the Whole
    1/16/2015Received in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
    Put on a legislative calendar1/20/2015Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 5.
    1/30/2015Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
    1/30/2015Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure presented in Senate.
    2/02/2015Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
    2/03/2015Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
    2/03/2015Second cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure presented in Senate.
    2/03/2015Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R. 240 was not invoked (Record Vote No. 51) entered in Senate.
    select this voteVote2/03/2015On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed H.R. 240
    2/04/2015Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
    2/04/2015Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R. 240 was not invoked (Record Vote No. 51) agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
    2/04/2015Motion to proceed to consideration of the motion to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the motion to proceed to H.R. 240 (Record Vote No. 51) agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
    2/04/2015
    2/04/2015Senate amendment submitted
    select this voteVote2/04/2015On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed H.R. 240
    2/05/2015Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
    2/05/2015Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which the second cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure was not invoked (Record Vote No. 53) entered in Senate.
    select this voteVote2/05/2015On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed H.R. 240
    2/09/2015Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
    2/10/2015Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
    2/11/2015Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
    2/12/2015Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
    2/12/2015Third cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure presented in Senate.
    2/23/2015Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
    2/23/2015Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which the third cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure was not invoked (Record Vote No. 57) entered in Senate.
    select this voteVote2/23/2015On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed H.R. 240
    2/24/2015Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
    2/25/2015Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
    2/25/2015Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which the second motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R. 240 was not invoked (Record Vote No. 53) agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
    2/25/2015Third cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure rendered moot in Senate.
    2/25/2015Motion to proceed to consideration of the motion to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the second motion to proceed to H.R. 240 (Record Vote No. 53) agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
    select this voteVote2/25/2015On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed H.R. 240
    2/26/2015Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
    2/26/2015Motion to proceed to consideration of measure agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
    2/26/2015Measure laid before Senate by motion.
    2/26/2015Cloture motion on the measure presented in Senate.
    2/26/2015Motion by Senator McConnell to commit to Senate Committee on Appropriations with instructions to report back forthwith with the following amendment (SA 259) made in Senate.
    2/26/2015
    2/26/2015Senate amendment submitted
    2/26/2015Senate amendment proposed (on the floor): Amendment SA 261 proposed by Senator McConnell to Amendment SA 260.
    2/26/2015
    2/26/2015Senate amendment submitted
    2/26/2015Senate amendment proposed (on the floor): Amendment SA 260 proposed by Senator McConnell to Amendment SA 259 (the instructions of the motion to commit).
    2/26/2015
    2/26/2015Senate amendment submitted
    2/26/2015Senate amendment proposed (on the floor): Amendment SA 259 proposed by Senator McConnell.
    2/26/2015
    2/26/2015Senate amendment submitted
    2/26/2015Senate amendment proposed (on the floor): Amendment SA 258 proposed by Senator McConnell to Amendment SA 257.
    2/26/2015
    2/26/2015Senate amendment submitted
    2/26/2015Senate amendment proposed (on the floor): Amendment SA 257 proposed by Senator McConnell to language proposed to be stricken by amendment no. 255.
    2/26/2015
    2/26/2015Senate amendment submitted
    2/26/2015Senate amendment proposed (on the floor): Amendment SA 256 proposed by Senator McConnell to Amendment SA 255.
    2/26/2015
    2/26/2015Senate amendment submitted
    2/26/2015Senate amendment proposed (on the floor): Amendment SA 255 proposed by Senator McConnell for Senator Cochran.
    2/26/2015Amendment SA 255 proposed by Senator McConnell for Senator Cochran. (consideration: CR S1151) Of a perfecting nature.
    2/26/2015Amendment SA 256 proposed by Senator McConnell to Amendment SA 255. (consideration: CR S1151; text: CR S1151) Of a perfecting nature.
    2/26/2015Amendment SA 257 proposed by Senator McConnell to language proposed to be stricken by amendment no. 255. (consideration: CR S1151; text: CR S1151) Of a perfecting nature.
    2/26/2015Amendment SA 258 proposed by Senator McConnell to Amendment SA 257. (consideration: CR S1151; text: CR S1151) Of a perfecting nature.
    2/26/2015Amendment SA 259 proposed by Senator McConnell. (consideration: CR S1151; text: CR S1151) Of a perfecting nature.
    2/26/2015Amendment SA 260 proposed by Senator McConnell to Amendment SA 259 (the instructions of the motion to commit). (consideration: CR S1151; text: CR S1151) Of a perfecting nature.
    2/26/2015Amendment SA 261 proposed by Senator McConnell to Amendment SA 260. (consideration: CR S1151; text: CR S1151) Of a perfecting nature.
    2/27/2015Considered by Senate.
    2/27/2015Motion by Senator McConnell to commit to Senate Committee on Appropriations with instructions to report back forthwith with the following amendment (SA 259) fell when cloture was invoked on the measure in Senate.
    2/27/2015Message on Senate action sent to the House.
    2/27/2015Mr. Carter (TX) moved that the House disagree to the Senate amendment, and request a conference.
    2/27/2015The previous question was ordered without objection.
    2/27/2015Ms. Roybal-Allard moved that the House instruct conferees.
    2/27/2015DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the Roybal-Allard motion to instruct conferees on H.R. 240. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the managers on the part of the House to recede from disagreement with the Senate amendment.
    2/27/2015POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Roybal-Allard motion to instruct conferees, the Chair put the question on adoption of the motion and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Roybal-Allard demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings until later in the legislative day.
    2/27/2015Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
    2/27/2015Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House requests a conference.
    2/27/2015Considered by Senate (Message from the House considered).
    2/27/2015Motion to insist on Senate amendment to House bill, agree to request for conference, and authorize the Presiding Officer to appoint conferees made in Senate.
    2/27/2015Considered by Senate.
    2/27/2015Considered by Senate.
    2/27/2015Proposed amendment SA 256 withdrawn in Senate.
    2/27/2015Considered by Senate.
    2/27/2015Proposed amendment SA 257 withdrawn in Senate.
    2/27/2015Considered by Senate.
    2/27/2015Proposed amendment SA 258 withdrawn in Senate.
    2/27/2015Considered by Senate.
    2/27/2015SA 259 fell when cloture invoked on the measure.
    2/27/2015Considered by Senate.
    2/27/2015SA 260 fell when SA 259 fell.
    2/27/2015Considered by Senate.
    2/27/2015SA 261 fell when SA 260 fell.
    2/27/2015
    2/27/2015Senate amendment submitted
    2/27/2015
    2/27/2015Senate amendment submitted
    2/27/2015
    2/27/2015Senate amendment submitted
    2/27/2015
    2/27/2015Senate amendment submitted
    select this voteVote2/27/2015On the Cloture Motion H.R. 240
    select this voteVote2/27/2015On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 258 to S.Amdt. 257 to H.R. 240 (Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015)
    select this voteVote2/27/2015On the Amendment S.Amdt. 255 to H.R. 240 (Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015)
    currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage2/27/2015On Passage of the Bill H.R. 240
    select this voteVote2/27/2015On Motion to Request a Conference: H R 240 Making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes
    select this voteVote2/27/2015On Motion to Instruct Conferees: H R 240 Making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes
    3/02/2015Considered by Senate (Message from the House considered).
    3/02/2015Cloture motion on the motion to insist on Senate amendment to House bill, agree to request for conference, and authorize the Presiding Officer to appoint conferees presented in Senate.
    select this voteVote3/02/2015On the Cloture Motion H.R. 240
    select this voteVote3/02/2015On the Motion to Table H.R. 240
    3/03/2015Mr. Simpson moved to take the Senate message on H.R. 240 from the Speaker's table and asked for it's immediate consideration. Agreed to by voice vote.
    3/03/2015Unanimous consent to dispense with the reading of the Senate amendment was objected to and the Chair directed the Clerk to report the Senate amendment.
    3/03/2015Message on Senate action sent to the House.
    3/03/2015Mr. Massie asked unanimous consent to dispense with further reading of the Senate amendment. Agreed to without objection.
    3/03/2015Mr. Simpson moved that the House recede and concur in the Senate amendment.
    3/03/2015Mr. Massie moved to table the Senate amendment.
    3/03/2015DEBATE - The House proceeded with 60 minutes of debate equally divided and controlled on the motion to recede and concur in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 240.
    3/03/2015Mr. Simpson moved the previous question.
    3/03/2015On ordering the previous question Agreed to by voice vote.
    3/03/2015Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
    select this voteVote3/03/2015On Motion to Table the Senate Amendment: H R 240 Making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes
    select this voteVote3/03/2015On Motion to Recede and Concur in the Senate Amendment: H R 240 Making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes
    Presented to President3/04/2015Presented to President.
    Signed3/04/2015Signed by President.
    Enacted3/04/2015Became Public Law No: 114-4.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
    H. Amdt. 6Aderholt, Robert [R-AL4]January 14, 2015Passed by voice vote on January 14, 2015.

    Amendment prevents use of any funds to: (1) carry-out the Executive actions announced on November 20, 2014 to grant deferred action to certain unlawful aliens and for other purposes, or four of the "Morton Memos" on prosecutorial discretion and immigration enforcement priorities issued in 2011 and 2012 that effectively prevent certain classes of unlawful aliens from being removed from the country; 2) declares that no funds may be used to carry-out any substantially similar policies to those defunded; 3) declares that the policies defunded and any substantially similar policies have no statutory or constitutional basis and therefore no legal effect; and 4) provides that no funds may be used to grant any Federal benefit to any alien as a result of the policies defunded.

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    H. Amdt. 7Blackburn, Marsha [R-TN7]January 14, 2015Passed by voice vote on January 14, 2015.

    Amendment prohibits Federal funding, fees, or resources from being used to consider or adjudicate any new, renewal, or previously denied application for any alien requesting consideration for deferred action.

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    H. Amdt. 8DeSantis, Ron [R-FL6]January 14, 2015Passed by voice vote on January 14, 2015.

    Amendment requires that DHS treat any alien convicted of any offense involving domestic violence, sexual abuse, child molestation, or child abuse or exploitation as within the categories of aliens subject to DHS's highest civil immigration enforcement.

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    H. Amdt. 9Salmon, Matt [R-AZ5]January 14, 2015Passed by voice vote on January 14, 2015.

    Amendment expresses the sense of Congress that the Executive Branch should not pursue policies that disadvantage the hiring of U.S. citizens and those lawfully present in the United States by making it economically advantageous to hire workers who came to the country illegally.

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    H. Amdt. 10Schock, Aaron [R-IL18]January 14, 2015Passed by voice vote on January 14, 2015.

    Amendment expresses the sense of Congress that the Administration should stop putting the interest of immigrants who worked within the legal framework to come to the U.S. behind those who came here illegally.

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    S. Amdt. 249Collins, Susan [R-ME]February 4, 2015Offered on February 3, 2015.

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    select this voteS. Amdt. 255Cochran, Thad [R-MS]February 26, 2015Passed by roll call vote on February 26, 2015.

    Of a perfecting nature.

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    S. Amdt. 256McConnell, Mitch [R-KY]February 26, 2015Withdrawn on February 26, 2015.

    Of a perfecting nature.

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    S. Amdt. 257McConnell, Mitch [R-KY]February 26, 2015Withdrawn on February 26, 2015.

    Of a perfecting nature.

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    select this voteS. Amdt. 258McConnell, Mitch [R-KY]February 26, 2015Withdrawn on February 26, 2015.

    Of a perfecting nature.

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    S. Amdt. 259McConnell, Mitch [R-KY]February 26, 2015Offered on February 25, 2015.

    Of a perfecting nature.

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    S. Amdt. 260McConnell, Mitch [R-KY]February 26, 2015Offered on February 25, 2015.

    Of a perfecting nature.

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    S. Amdt. 261McConnell, Mitch [R-KY]February 26, 2015Offered on February 25, 2015.

    Of a perfecting nature.

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    S. Amdt. 264Sasse, Benjamin [R-NE]February 27, 2015Offered on February 26, 2015.

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    S. Amdt. 265Lee, Mike [R-UT]February 27, 2015Offered on February 26, 2015.

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    S. Amdt. 266Lee, Mike [R-UT]February 27, 2015Offered on February 26, 2015.

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    S. Amdt. 267Johnson, Ron [R-WI]February 27, 2015Offered on February 26, 2015.

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    Maria CantwellDWA$0$0Yes
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$0Yes
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    Mike CrapoRID$0$0No
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    Heidi HeitkampDND$0$0Yes
    Dean HellerRNV$0$0Yes
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$0Yes
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    Jim InhofeROK$0$0No
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    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0No
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0Yes
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    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$0Yes
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