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BGOV Closer Look: Amendments to Second FY 21 Minibus, H.R. 7617

July 30, 2020, 1:04 PM

The House will consider amendments to block Trump administration fair housing rules, push back on funding for private schools and in-person instruction during the pandemic, and alter policing policy during consideration of H.R. 7617, a “minibus” appropriations package.

Other amendments would increase emergency funding for infrastructure programs, bar the domestic deployment of federal law enforcement officers, and fund or block security barriers along the southern border.

The rule for floor debate makes in order 340 amendments and allows the individual proposals to be offered as en bloc amendments.

The bill combines the text of six fiscal 2021 spending measures...

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