The other, from Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.), would strike language prohibiting agencies from requiring contractors to enter into a project labor agreement (see the preceding story).

A third amendment, from Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.), sought to restore veterans' status to Filipinos who were stripped of that status. But a point of order was sustained against this amendment.

Other amendments were approved by voice vote; brief descriptions follow here:

Earl BlumenauerEarl BlumenauerDemocrat: Pelosi ‘ceded the moral high ground’ on sexual harassment Clyburn on disparity in responses to sexual allegations: ‘Who elected them?’ Third House Dem calls for Conyers to resign MORE (D-Ore.), to add $10 million to the Energy Conservation Program at the Defense Department.

• Nan Hayworth (R-N.Y.), to allow reservists to purchase a government headstone even if they were never called up for active service.

Peter WelchPeter Francis WelchTrump talks tough but little action seen on drug prices Frustrated with Trump, Dems introduce drug pricing bill Lawmakers try again on miners’ pension bill MORE (D-Vt.), to require an inventory of energy efficiency in buildings to be published on a website.

• Lee Terry (R-Neb.), to require an Inspector General report on cost overrides on faulty bidding.

• Blumenauer, designative $35 million for post-traumatic stress disorder and brain trauma treatment.

• Aaron Schock (R-Ill.), to provide $16 million for improved access to healthcare for rural-based veterans.

• Mike Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.), to give preferences in awarding contracts to veteran-owned small businesses.

Ted PoeLloyd (Ted) Theodore PoeSeven Texas lawmakers leaving Congress means a younger, more diverse delegation Clock ticking down on NSA surveillance powers Mounting GOP retirements threaten House majority MORE (R-Texas), to prohibit funds from being used to hire a new director of a national cemetery who is not a veteran.

• Poe, to prohibit the burial services of veterans from being disrupted at national cemeteries.

• Jon Runyan (R-N.J.), to prohibit funds from being used for informal base realignment or closure.

Bill FloresWilliam (Bill) Hose FloresGOP could punt funding fight to January Trump calls for welfare reform as he rallies GOP for tax vote Mark Kelly personally lobbied Rep. Steve Scalise on guns MORE (R-Texas), to prohibit funds to implement the Energy Security and Independence Act.

• Daniel Webster (R-Fla.), to prohibit funds to be used for a director of construction at VA who does not have a degree in architecture or engineering.

• Cliff Stearns (R-Fla.), to prohibit bonuses to senior VA executives.