Earlier in the evening, the House approved an amendment preventing the Transportation Department from exploring ways to tax drivers by the mile.
Amendments accepted by voice vote Wednesday night were from:
• Chip Cravaack (R-Minn.), to prevent funds from being used by the Secretary of Transportation to research or implement a distance-based fee system, or Vehicle Miles Traveled system.
• Cravaack, to prohibit funds from being used to further implementation of the European Union greenhouse gas emissions trading scheme for aviation activities.
• Bill Posey (R-Fla.), to prohibit funds from being used for the international highway technology scanning program.
• Morgan GriffithMorgan GriffithUse Holman Rule on federal employees that work full-time for union Adopting old-school rule would show House is serious about reform ObamaCare's risk corridor corruption never ends MORE (R-Va.), to prohibit funds from being used for livable or sustainable community grants.
• Bill FloresBill FloresOvernight Tech: Trump meets Alibaba founder | Uber to make some data public | GOP Lawmakers tapped for key tech panels Lawmakers worry ObamaCare fight could suck air from other priorities The Department of Homeland Security is essential to US cyber strategy MORE (R-Texas), to prohibit the use of funds to ban coal to liquid alternative fuel processes.
• Michael Turner (R-Ohio), to ensure conflicting regulations don't impede the development of senior veterans' housing on VA property using enhanced use leases.
• Scott GarrettScott GarrettHuizenga to chair influential subcommittee overseeing Wall Street Congress asserts itself The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE (R-N.J.), to prohibit the use of funds to enforce a rule from the Secretary of HUD relating to the implementation of the Fair Housing Act's Discriminatory Effects standards.
• Bill Cassidy (R-La.), to prohibit the Secretary of Transportation from transferring money to support the Essential Air Service.
• Steve Chabot (R-Ohio), to prohibit funds from being used to design, construct or operate a streetcar in Cincinnati.
• Steve Scalise (R-La.), to prohibit the use of funds to implement any rule that prohibits an owner or landlord from using a criminal conviction to deny housing to an applicant.
The House disposed of several other amendments, from:
• Tom Price (R-Ga.), to prohibit the use of funds by the Pipeline Hazardous Materials Safety Administration to require the placement of line markers other than at public road crossings and railroad crossings. Withdrawn.
• Michael BurgessMichael BurgessTrump opens can of worms with blast at drugmakers Overnight Tech: Trump meets Alibaba founder | Uber to make some data public | GOP Lawmakers tapped for key tech panels Pentagon's suppressed waste report only tip of the inefficient machine MORE (R-Texas), to prohibit the use of funds for operating unmanned aircraft as a weapon against a person or property, or to manufacture, sell, or distribute that equipment. Point of order.
• Jaime Herrera BeutlerJaime Herrera BeutlerHouse passes bill to ensure breast milk is allowed on airplanes Ivanka sells Trump childcare to Capitol Hill Funding the fight against Zika MORE (R-Wash.), to prohibit funds from being used to build flood protection walls for Interstate 5 between mile posts 72 and 82 in Lewis County, Washington. Withdrawn.