Several other amendments were approved in the en bloc amendment package, which members agreed to by voice vote. Those amendments are from:
— Scott Rigell (R-Va.), striking language to give the Department of Defense more flexibility to implement contracting caps.
— Denny Heck (D-Wash.), allowing servicemembers to submit certified letters from a commanding officer in lieu of military orders.
— John Kline (R-Minn.), ensuring students from secondary schools are treated equally regarding enlistment.
— Nydia Velázquez (D-N.Y.), creating a Military Hazing Prevention Oversight Panel.
— Nita Lowey (D-N.Y.), requiring service academies to add sexual assault prevention in ethics curricula.
— Chellie Pingree (D-Maine), instructing the Department of Defense to offer guidance to service members are victims of sexual assault on how to fill out forms related to security clearances.
— Barbara Lee (D-Calif.), requiring the Department of Defense to abide by certain policies related to service members with or at risk of HIV.
— Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.), requiring the Department of Defense to report on steps taken to ensure the keeping of records related to sexual assaults.
— Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), expanding foreclosure protections for service members.
— Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-N.M.), requiring the Department of Defense to identify dependents of members who have served in combat zones with the presentation of a lapel button.
— Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), requiring the Department of Defense to review the Troops to Teachers program.
— John Culberson (R-Texas), authorizing the use of gold in the metal content of the Medal of Honor.
— Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.), requiring the secretary of the Army to consider the Silver Star Award to four soldiers whose award nominations were lost and then downgraded.
— David McKinley (R-W.Va.), requiring the Department of Defense to set up an electronic system for monitoring active duty tours over 90 days served within a fiscal year, and letting extended tours serve toward retirement.
— Lee Terry (R-Neb.), allowing servicemembers not in uniform to render the military salute in the same way as service members in uniform.
— Terry, requiring the Department of Defense to report to Congress on ways it is collecting charges from third party payers.
— Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), extending the sunset of the secretary of Energy's Other Transaction authority by five years.