The House approved several proposals by voice vote or otherwise disposed of amendments without needing a recorded vote, from:
— Paul Tonko (D-N.Y.), reserving 10 percent of grant funding for teacher and principal training for grants allowing groups to provide STEM education. Withdrawn.
— Susan BrooksSusan BrooksIndiana GOP taps lieutenant governor to replace Pence Indiana Republicans to pick Pence replacement next week Pence exit spurs mad sprint among Hoosier Republicans MORE (R-Ind.), clarifying that federal funds may be used for computer science education. Accepted in voice vote.
— Nydia Velazquez (D-N.Y.), requiring funding applicants to consider how to target services to low-income students and parents, including English language learners. Accepted in voice vote.
— Markwayne Mullin (R-Okla.), striking language that lets consolidated districts receive funding even if they don't qualify after consolidation. Withdrawn.
— Scott GarrettScott GarrettThe Trail 2016: Candidate tug-of-war Dem group slams NJ Republican for 'hateful agenda' Divided GOP to powwow on budget MORE (R-N.J.), clarifying that states opting out of federal funds are not required to carry out any federal education requirements. Withdrawn, as similar language was incorporated into the manager's amendment.
— Paul BrounPaul BrounCalifornia lawmaker's chief of staff resigns after indictment Republican candidates run against ghost of John Boehner The Trail 2016: Let’s have another debate! MORE (R-Ga.), requiring the Secretary of Education to report to Congress on the average salary of employees associated with eliminated or consolidated programs in the Department. Accepted in voice vote.