Slew of amendments to Energy & Water Approp. to be voted upon

“The House adjourned at 9:24 p.m. after debating several more amendments to the 2012 Energy and Water Appropriations Act, and is expected to hold votes on these on Tuesday in the process of wrapping up the bill,” The Hill reports Monday.

The Hill reports the following amendments were debated Monday, but still remain to be voted upon.

Pete Sessions (R-Texas), remove language barring the use of funds to convert functions done by government employees to private companies.

Jim Moran (D-Va.), strike language precluding the Army Corps of Engineers and EPA from issuing regulations clarifying which waters call under federal protection.

Ed Markey (D-Mass.), increase Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy by $100 million, reduce Nuclear Energy and Fossil Energy Research and Development by $50 million.

Doug Lamborn (R-Colo.), strike language allowing the Secretary of Energy to redirect unspent stimulus weatherization funding from one state to another, saving $1.5 billion.

Gerry Connolly (D-Va.), increase Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy by $46 million and reduce Fossil Energy Research and Development by $99 million.

Brad Miller (D-NC), increase Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy by $24 million, reduce Fossil Fuel Energy Research and Development by $50 million.

Paul Broun (R-Ga.), cut $26.5 million from Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Clean Vehicle Technology.

Peter Welch (D-Vt.), transfer $491 million from the National Nuclear Security Administration to Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.), cut $45.6 million from Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy New Vehicle Technology.

Paul Tonko (D-NY), transfer $227 million from National Nuclear Security Administration Weapons Security to state and federal weatherization programs.

Scott Garrett (R-NJ), cut $500 million from Energy research and development programs.

David Wu (D-Ore.), transfer $60 million from Departmental Administration to Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

Tom McClintock (R-Calif.), cut $166 million from solar power research and development.

Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), foster cooperative effort with NASA for the production of plutonium.

John Garamendi (D-Calif.), transfer $450 million from Fossil Energy Research and Development to the Advanced Research Projects Agency.

American Tradition Partnership’s Washington staff will be monitoring House proceedings, including debate and a possible Tuesday vote on Rep. Joe Barton’s BULB Act repealing next year’s national ban on incandescent bulbs.

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