H.R. 8771 - Department of State, Foreign Operations, Related Programs Appropriations, 2025 - Republican Cloakroom (2024)

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EN BLOC #1:Offered by Diaz-Balart (R-FL) ADOPTED BY VOICE

Burgess (R-TX) – Amendment No. 7 – Page 206, line 11 of the underlying bill, strike “60 percent” and insert “80 percent”

Connolly (D-VA) – Amendment No. 10 – Increases and decreases funding by $5 million to support civil society in Tunisia and express concern for Tunisia’s authoritarian trajectory and an intensified crackdown against political opponents which has dissolved parliament, annulled the existing constitution, and disbanded the independent judicial system

Connolly (D-VA) – Amendment No. 11 – Increases and decreases funding by $10 million to support the Georgian people in their future Euro-Atlantic aspirations, based on democratic institutions, the rule of law, accountability for those who engage in corruption, an independent and impartial judiciary, and opposition to the ‘Foreign Agents Law’

Foster (D-IL) – Amendment No. 12 – Increases and decreases funding by $10 million for Diplomatic Programs to support the Key Verification Assets Fund, which promotes the development of new technologies to enhance verification of existing and future arms control, nonproliferation, and disarmament agreements

Issa (R-CA) – Amendment No. 25 – Decreases and increases the funding for USAGM to contradict agency messaging at Voice of America that budget cuts in FY24 and FY25 are due to the budget environment and not, in part, to performance and a lack of adherence to the Charter (including staff discipline issues and an unwillingness to call Hamas members terrorists without attribution)

Jackson Lee (D-TX) – Amendment No. 26 – Increases by $1,000,000 and decreases by $1,000,000 to combat the trafficking of endangered species

Jackson Lee (D-TX) – Amendment No. 27 – Increases and decreases funding by $1,000,000 for the Global Health Programs account to highlight and support the fight against the practice of Female Genital Mutilation

James (R-MI) – Amendment No. 28 – Increases the Prevention and Stabilization Fund (which funds the Global Fragility Act) by $15 million to counter Wagner’s growth through the Sahel

Keating (D-MA) – Amendment No. 29 – Increases and decreases funding by $30,000,000 for the Assistance for Europe, Eurasia, and Central Asia account to support Belarusian civil society and ensure accountability for the Lukashenka regime

LaLota (R-NY) – Amendment No. 30 – Increases and decreases funding by $1 million for the Diplomatic Programs Account, which funds the Office of Special Envoy for Hostage Affairs, to strengthen efforts to bring American citizens wrongfully detained in China home

Lawler (R-NY) – Amendment No. 31 – Increases and decreases funding by $1 million the Diplomatic Programs account, which funds the Office of Economic Sanctions Policy and Implementation, to direct funding toward implementing SHIP Act sanctions

Lawler (R-NY) – Amendment No. 33 – Increases and decreases funding by $1 million for the International Military Education and Training (IMET) account to direct funding toward programming in Moldova

Lawler (R-NY) – Amendment No. 34 – Increases and decreases funding by $30 million for the Foreign Military Financing (FMF) account to direct FMF funding and European Recapitalization Incentive Program (ERIP) funding toward Moldova

Miller (R-WV) – Amendment No. 40 – Increases and decreases funding by $1 million for research and analysis for the State Department with the intent that the $1 million will be used for research into the economic impact of the negotiation of a comprehensive United States-Ecuador free trade agreement including on bilateral trade flows and the general economic and political stability of Ecuador, and evaluating any ways in which FTA negotiations could support the U.S.-Ecuador diplomatic relationship

Miller-Meeks (R-IA) – Amendment No. 41 – Increases and decreases funding by $1,000,000 to express support for nationals of Afghanistan who meet the requirements for admission to the United States and have aided the U.S. mission in Afghanistan during the past 20 years

Molinaro (R-NY) – Amendment No. 42 – Increases the funding made available for food security and agricultural development programs by $5 million

Molinaro (R-NY) – Amendment No. 43 – Transfers $5 million to increase Consular and Border Security Programs to expedite passport processing, hire additional personnel, and cut down on wait times

Moore (D-WI) – Amendment No. 44 – The amendment would increase funding by $1 million for U.S. global efforts to combat female genital mutilation

Moylan (R-GU) – Amendment No. 46 – Increases and decreases funding by $5 million for the Department of State, International Military Education and Training account to emphasize the importance of Joint Combined Bilateral Exercise Programs and partner nations in the Indo-Pacific

Ogles (R-TN) – Amendment No. 51 – Transfers $2.7 million from the Peace Corps appropriation, and provides that funding to the Peace Corps Office of the Inspector General

Ogles (R-TN) – Amendment No. 52 – Increases Foreign Military Financing (FMF) program funding for Taiwan by $10 million

Ogles (R-TN) – Amendment No. 53 – Prohibits the use of funds from being used to display maps that inaccurately depict the occupied country of Tibet as part of the People’s Republic of China

Pfluger (R-TX) – Amendment No. 55 – Increases and decreases funding by $1 million to require the Department of State, in consultation with the Department of Defense, NTIA, and Federal Communications Commission, to provide a report within 90 days of enactment to the Committees on Appropriations, Energy & Commerce, Armed Services, and Foreign Affairs on the preparatory process and strategy for advocating for international positions at the 2027 World Radiocommunications Conference (WRC). This report shall include a review of the process and outcomes of the 2023 WRC, steps taken to improve transparency for Congress, how the Department of State is preparing for CITEL and pursuing leadership positions in the working groups to PCCII, steps taken to empower U.S. civil society to effectively represent U.S. interests at CITEL and in other meetings leading to WRC-27, how is the agency conducting outreach and consolidation around WRC positions among U.S. commercial and federal government interests, and Congressional recommendations for future success at WRCs

Schweikert (R-AZ) – Amendment No. 58 – Transfers $1 million in funding to bolster the National Human Trafficking Victim Assistance Program to focus efforts on child exploitation and child sacrifice

Steil (R-WI) – Amendment No. 60 – Increases and decreases funding by $1 million for the International Narcotics and Law Enforcement account to direct funding to stem the flow of fentanyl coming into the United States

Thompson (R-PA) – Amendment No. 65 – Increases and decreases funding by $500,000 to emphasize support for the CongressBundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) Program

Tiffany (R-WI) – Amendment No. 66 – Prohibits the funds from this Act from being used in contravention of Section 221 of Public Law 103-416, which calls for the President of Taiwan and other high-ranking officials from Taiwan to be admitted to the United States at any time to discuss trade, national security, nuclear proliferation, environmental protection and other bilateral issues

Titus (D-NV) – Amendment No. 69 – Increases and decreases funding by $30 million for the Complex Crises Fund to support the goals of the Global Fragility Act of 2019

Vasquez (D-NM) – Amendment No. 70 – Increases and decreases funding by $5,000,000 to prioritize hiring additional personnel to address passport backlogs

Waltz (R-FL) – Amendment No. 71 – Inserts language to highlight Iran’s domination and subversion of Iraq’s top legal body

Wilson (R-SC) – Amendment No. 73 – Increases and decreases funding by $15 million to ESF funds at USAID to express the congressional intent that $15 million in ESF funding go to the White Helmets in Syria to save the lives of the victims of Assad regime, Russian, Iranian and Hezbollah attacks and help prevent refugee flows by helping Syrians stay in their homes

Wilson (R-SC) – Amendment No. 74 – Requires stabilization funding required in the bill be provided to Northwest Syria as well to counter Al-Qaeda, Russia, Iranian backed militias, Hezbollah and the Assad regime

Adopted by Voice

Y

N

Brecheen (R-OK) – Amendment No. 1 – Reduces funding for educational and cultural exchange programs to FY2019 levels

Vote Requested

Y

N

Brecheen (R-OK) – Amendment No. 2 – Reduces funding for the Global Environment Facility by $139,575,000

Vote Requested

Y

N

Brecheen (R-OK) – Amendment No. 3 – Reduces funding for the U.S. Institute of Peace to FY2019 enacted levels

Vote Requested

Y

N

Burchett (R-TN) – Amendment No. 4 – Reduces the salary of the Special Assistant to the Director of Programming at Voice of America to $1

Vote Requested

Y

N

Burchett (R-TN) – Amendment No. 5 – Prohibits funding for the U.S. Agency for Global Media

Burchett (R-TN) – Amendment No. 6 – Prohibits the funding of the Special Presidential Envoy for Climate

Adopted by Voice

Y

N

Burlison (R-MO) – Amendment No. 8 – Prohibits funding for the World Economic Forum

Adopted by Voice

Y

N

Burchett (R-TN), offered on the behave of Cammack (R-FL) – Amendment No. 9 – Prohibits funds from being used to finalize any rule or regulation that has resulted in or is likely to result in an annual effect on the economy of $100 million or more

Vote Requested

Y

N

Gosar (R-AZ) – Amendment No. 13 – Prohibits funds for the TechCamp public diplomacy program of the Bureau of Educational & Cultural Affairs

Vote Requested

Y

N

Gosar (R-AZ) – Amendment No. 14 – Prohibits funds to approve of Foreign Military Sales to Ukraine

Vote Requested

Y

N

Gosar (R-AZ) – Amendment No. 15 – Prohibits funds for the Bilateral Security Agreement Between the United States of America and Ukraine

Vote Requested

Y

N

Gosar (R-AZ) – Amendment No. 16 – Prohibits funds for the Special Representative for Ukraine’s Economic Recovery

Vote Requested

Y

N

NOT OFFERED Greene (R-GA) – Amendment No. 17 – Reduces the salary of David Pressman, United States Ambassador to Hungary, to $1

Greene (R-GA) – Amendment No. 18 – Reduces the salary of, Samantha Power, Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development, to $1

Vote Requested

Y

N

Greene (R-GA) – Amendment No. 19 – Prohibits funding for Ukraine

Vote Requested

Y

N

Greene (R-GA) – Amendment No. 20 – Prohibits funding for USAID

Vote Requested

Y

N

Hageman (R-WY) – Amendment No. 21 – Prohibits funds for the Food and Agriculture Organization

Vote Requested

Y

N

Hageman (R-WY) – Amendment No. 22 – Prohibits funding for the International Organization for Migration’s activities in the Western Hemisphere

Vote Requested

Y

N

Issa (R-CA) – Amendment No. 23 – Prohibits funding for documents, statements, or other communications that refers to the General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party by the title of ‘‘President’’

Adopted by Voice

Y

N

Issa (R-CA) – Amendment No. 24 – Prohibits funds appropriated by this Act from being made available to support the implementation or negotiations toward an extension of the Scientific and Technological Cooperation Protocol Between the United States of America and China

Adopted by Voice

Y

N

Lawler (R-NY) – Amendment No. 32 – Increases funding for the Peace Corps account by $20 million to match the FY24 enacted level. Decreases funding for the Office of the Secretary of State, through the Diplomatic Programs account, by $20 million

Adopted by Voice

Y

N

Mace (R-SC) – Amendment No. 35 – Prohibits funds made available by this Act from being obligated, expended, or otherwise made available to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Vote Requested

Y

N

Mace (R-SC) – Amendment No. 36 – Reduces Migration and Refugee Assistance funding by $500 million and increases International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement funding by $500 million

Vote Requested

Y

N

NOT OFFERED Mast (R-FL) – Amendment No. 37 – Prohibits funds from enforcing Executive Order 14115 that has been used by the Administration to sanction Israelis

NOT OFFERED Mast (R-FL) – Amendment No. 38 – Reduces the funds provided to State Department’s Educational and Cultural Exchange program to $0

NOT OFFERED Mast (R-FL) – Amendment No. 39 – Reduces the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor to $0

Moskowitz (D-FL) – Amendment No. 45 – Prohibits funds appropriated by this act to be made available for the State Department to cite statistics obtained from the Gaza Health Ministry

Vote Requested

Y

N

NOT OFFERED Nehls (R-TX) – Amendment No. 47 – Reduces Migration and Refugee Assistance funding by 25%

Ogles (R-TN) – Amendment No. 48 – Prohibits the use of funds to delist the People’s Republic of China from the “Majors List”

Adopted by Voice

Y

N

Ogles (R-TN) – Amendment No. 49 – Prohibits the use of funds from being made available to pay the salary and expenses of Antony Blinken

Adopted by Voice

Y

N

Ogles (R-TN) – Amendment No. 50 – Prohibits the use of funds from being used to administer or enforce National Security Memorandum 20 (National Security Memorandum on Safeguards and Accountability With Respect to Transferred Defense Articles and Defense Services)

Vote Requested

Y

N

Perry (R-PA) – Amendment No. 54 – Strikes International Disaster Assistance funding

Vote Requested

Y

N

NOT OFFERED Phillips (D-MN) – Amendment No. 56 – Increases the Development Assistance account by $10 million for the purpose of supporting democracy, civil society, and economic development in Tunisia (decreases same amount from USAID’s Operating Expenses)

Ramirez (D-IL) – Amendment No. 57 – Strikes paragraph prohibiting support of Migration Management – FAILED BY VOICE

Y

N

Spartz (R-IN) – Amendment No. 59 – Prohibits funding for the UN unless specifically authorized by Congress

Vote Requested

Y

N

Steube (R-FL) – Amendment No. 61 – Prohibits funds from being provided to the Lebanese Armed Forces

Vote Requested

Y

N

Steube (R-FL) – Amendment No. 62 – Prohibits funds from being delivered to the government of Iraq

Adopted by Voice

Y

N

Tenney (R-NY) – Amendment No. 63 – Prohibits funding for Executive Order 14019, relating to Promoting Access to Voting

Vote Requested

Y

N

Tenney (R-NY) – Amendment No. 64 – Prohibits federal funds to pay the salary of, reinstate, or reemploy Robert Malley

Vote Requested

Y

N

Tiffany (R-WI) – Amendment No. 67 – Prohibits funds from this Act from being used to enforce arbitrary restrictions on executive branch officials regarding travel to Taiwan and normal communication with Taiwanese officials imposed by the State Department through the “Memorandum for All Department and Agency Executive Secretaries” entitled “Revised Guidelines on Interaction with Taiwan” dated June 29, 2021

Adopted by Voice

Y

N

Tiffany (R-WI) – Amendment No. 68 – Prohibits funds from being used to pay any United States contribution to the United Nations or any affiliated agency of the United Nations

Vote Requested

Y

N

Waltz (R-FL) – Amendment No. 72 – Prohibits funds from this Act from being used to support the Gaza pier

Vote Requested

Y

N

Wilson (R-SC) – Amendment No. 75 – Clarifies the funding prohibition of taxpayer dollars going to the Assad regime in the bill encompasses taxpayer dollars that are provided both directly and indirectly to the regime

Vote Requested

Y

N

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