House defeats Dem amendments to EPA bill

Defeated amendments to H.R. 2250 were from:

Henry Waxman (D-Calif.), to add language authorizing the appropriation of funds to implement the act that does not use previously appropriated funds to implement it. Rejected 164-254.

Gerry ConnollyGerry ConnollyDem protest ignites debate about control of House cameras 'Will on the Hill' pokes fun at 2016 election IRS hearing: Five things to watch MORE (D-Va.), to prohibit delays in boiler rules if delays would lead to respiratory or cardiovascular illnesses and deaths. Rejected 168-250.

Ed MarkeyEd MarkeyOvernight Healthcare: GOP plan marks new phase in ObamaCare fight Overnight Healthcare: Dems trying to force Zika vote | White House tries to stall opioids bill for $$ | Free Lyft rides from ObamaCare Overnight Healthcare: New momentum to lift ban on gay men donating blood MORE (D-Mass.), to prohibit delay of rules if boiler emissions are found to be increasing the risk of cancer. Rejected 156-252.

Donna Edwards (D-Md.), to add a finding saying the EPA's final rules would create 2,200 jobs. Rejected 157-260.

Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.), to add a finding that mercury released into the air from industrial boilers is a potent neurotoxin that can damage the development of an infant's brain. Rejected 169-249.

Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), to allow the EPA to shorten the compliance period for the regulation if it is found to create more than 1,000 jobs. Rejected 154-261.

Peter WelchPeter WelchDefiant Sanders tells supporters: 'You can beat the establishment' Lawmakers line up to knock ethanol mandate Hoyer sees no philosophical divide between Clinton, House Dems MORE (D-Vt.), to add a finding that Americans are exposed to mercury through the consumption of fish, and that every state in the U.S. has at least one mercury advisory for fish consumption. Rejected 169-249.

Sheila Jackson LeeSheila Jackson-LeeDems sustain protest as GOP angles to start recess early House erupts as GOP tries to halt Dems' sit-in House caucus to focus on business in Latin America MORE (D-Texas), to change the final rule compliance period from five to three years. Rejected 156-262.

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