House: Exempt military personnel from DC gun laws

Other amendments approved at the same time were from:

— Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.), ensuring money for military bands is put in the right accounts, and letting military bands play at community events if paid for by outside groups.

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— Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.), clarifying that nothing in the bill authorizes use of force against Iran.

— Rep. Richard Hanna (R-N.Y.), making it easier for small business to compete for subcontracts.

— Rep. Sam Graves (R-Mo.), simplifying small-business contracting.

— Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.), allowing the transfer of 282 acres in Georgia from the Department of Agriculture to the Department of the Army.

— Rep. Tim Murphy (R-Pa.), requiring base closure analysis to assess local economic impacts.

— Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.), providing guidance for military installation master planning documents.

— Rep. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.), requiring congressional approval for the DOD to expand a military site in Fort Carson, Colo.

— Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.), ensuring the inclusion of emblems of belief on military memorials.

— Rep. Doc Hastings (R-Wash.), directing the Department of Energy to move a parcel of land; authorizes the Department of Energy to establish an historical park for the Manhattan Project.

— Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), reforming the process by which federal agencies procure information technology.

— Rep. John Garamendi (D-Calif.), withholding $2.6 billion in funding to the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) for acquisition aircraft and other vehicles until the DOD reports to Congress on when these systems would be delivered and the ANSF's capacity to operate these vehicles.

— Rep. Susan Davis (D-Calif.), recognizing other ways members of the National Guard called into service for less than 30 days can report for duty for enlistment to basic pay.