(with links to actual votes)
New nuclear bomber: Offered by Welch (D-VT)-Paul (R-TX)-Woolsey (D-CA) to eliminate $297 million in funding for a new nuclear weapons bomber.
Afghanistan war: Offered by Lee (D-CA), Nadler; Woolsey; Olver; Stark; Jesse Jackson, Jr.; Honda; Conyers; Grijalva; Paul; and Amash to cut $33 billion in order to end the funding for combat operations in Afghanistan but provide funds to bring our troops home in a safe and orderly manner.
Afghanistan war: Offered by Garamendi (D-CA): To cut $20.9 billion to wind down the war in a responsible way over the next 18 months so that at the end of the 18 months– December 31, 2012–that there would be no more than 25,000 troops in Afghanistan.
Pakistan reimbursement: Offered by Poe (R-TX): To cut $1 billion from the reimbursement account that the United States pays for the war on terror to reimburse Pakistan and other countries.
Afghanistan war: Offered by Lee (D-CA)-Jones (R-NC): To cut the $5 billion of the Overseas Contingency Operations Transfer Fund
Afghanistan Security Forces Fund: Offered by Cohen (D-TN): To cut $200 million from the Afghanistan Infrastructure Fund.
Afghanistan Security Forces Fund: Offered by Cicilline: To cut $475 million from the Afghanistan Infrastructure Fund.
Afghanistan Security Forces Fund: Offered by Cohen (D-TN): To cut $4 billion for Afghanistan security forces
Funds for Pakistan: Offered by Poe (R-TX): To cut $1 billion from the Pakistan counterinsurgency fund.
Pentagon bands: Offered by McCollum (D-MN): To cut funds for Pentagon bands by $124.8 million.
Pentagon sponsorship of NASCAR races: Offered by McCollum (D-MN): Limits spending on Motor Sports sponsorships to $20 million.
Libya: Offered by Cole (R-OK) amendment No. 13: “None of the funds made available by this Act may be used by the Department of Defense to furnish military equipment, military training or advice, or other support for military activities, to any group or individual, not part of a country’s armed forces, for the purpose of assisting that group or individual in carrying out military activities in or against Libya.”
Libya: Offered by Amash (R-MI)-Kucinich (D-OH) amendment No. 47:
“None of the funds made available by this Act may be used for the continued deployment of United States Armed Forces participating in North Atlantic Treaty Organization Operation Unified Protector.”
B-1 bomber: Offered by Neugebauer (T-TX): Bars retirement of any B-1 bombers; six are slated to be retired.
Approved by voice vote
Child soldiers: Offered by Fortenberry (R-NE): Bars spending on military training for child soldiers in six countries.
Approved by voice vote
Libya: Offered by Rigell (R-VA): None of the funds made available by this Act may be used to support Operation Odyssey Dawn (former U.S. operations in Libya) or Operation unified Protector (NATO operations in Libya).
Military spending: Offered by Mulvaney (R-SC): cut the Pentagon budget by $17 billion, freezing the budget at the Fiscal Year 2011 level.
Libya and War Powers: Offered by Sherman (D-CA): bars spending that violates the War Powers Act, which, according to Sherman, would limit the Administration from spending on any military activities not currently underway. On June 13, the House voted 248-163 for a similar Sherman (D-CA) amendment to the Military Construction appropriations bill.
Aid to Pakistan: Offered by Rohrabacher (R-CA): bars any assistance to Pakistan.
Libya: Offered by Gohmert (R-TX): Limits spending on Libya operations. None of the funds made available by this Act may be obligated, expended, or used in any manner to support military operations, including NATO or United Nations operations in Libya or in Libya’s airspace.
Afghanistan funds: Offered by Welch (D-VT): Bars spending more than $200 million for the Commander’s Emergency response Program.
Cutting increase in Department of Defense Budget: Offered by Frank (D-MA)-Campbell (R-CA)-Holt (D-NJ)-Jones (R-NC)-Moore (D-WI)-Paul (R-TX) amendment scaling back the planned FY 2012 increase in the Defense base budget from $$17.3 billion by $8.5 billion. The amendment stipulates that none of the reduction in expenditures will come from payroll for military personnel, Department of Defense health programs and emergency war spending. Given the scale of our nation’s fiscal problems, the proposed $17 billion increase in non-war spending in the reported bill shows an insufficient commitment to the necessity of cutting waste and unnecessary spending.
Ground troops in Libya: Offered by Conyers (D-MI): Prohibits the use of funds for deploying ground troops in Libya for the purposes of engaging in military operations unless the purpose of such deployment is solely to rescue members of the United States Armed Forces.
Approved by voice vote
Repair of schools on Bases: Offered by Flake (R-AZ) to reduce Defense Wide Operation and Maintenance by $250 million that was designed to repair public schools on military bases operated by local education agencies.
Reduce funding: Offered by Flake (R-AZ) to reduce the Overseas Contingency Operations Transfer Fund by $3.6 billion because there is virtually no guidance on how the money should be spent beyond requiring that any obligations be pursuant to the global war on terrorism.
Reduce research and development funding: Offered by Flake (R-AZ) to reduce each of the Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation accounts by 1 percent, or roughly $730 million below the currently appropriated $73 billion provided in this measure.
Same sex marriages: Offered by Huelskamp (R-KS) amendment 77: No funds may be used to implement the curriculum of the Chaplain Corps Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell repeal training regarding the performance of same sex marriage ceremonies.
Troops overseas: Offered by Polis (D-CO): None of the funds made available by this Act may be used to maintain an end strength level of members of the Armed Forces of the United States assigned to permanent duty in Europe in excess of 30,000 members and reduces funding for military personnel by $813 million.
Libya: Offered by Kucinich (D-OH) to bar funds for the conflict in Libya unless there is a declaration of war against Libya.
Final passage of the bill: