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 BlumenauerOvernight Finance: Biz groups endorse Trump's Labor pick | New CBO score coming before health bill vote | Lawmakers push back on public broadcasting cuts Dem, GOP lawmakers push back against Trump’s cuts to public broadcasting Trump: Mar-a-Lago 'most convenient' place to hold VA meeting 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 WelchSanders says he will introduce 'Medicare for all' bill Dem lawmakers propose bill to regulate drone data collection Cummings: Trump commits to strong push for Medicare drug price negotiation 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 PoeTed PoeWounded Ryan faces new battle Can Trump rebound after failure on healthcare bill? Overnight Healthcare: Ryan visits White House amid healthcare rubble 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 FloresBill FloresTrump warns Republicans ahead of healthcare vote The Hill's Whip List: 36 GOP no votes on ObamaCare repeal plan Conservative chairman faces blowback over ObamaCare statement 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.