Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016

May 27, 2015
September 6, 2016
Cloture on the measure not invoked

This annual bill, appropriating FY 2016 funds for the Depts. of Transportation; Housing and Urban Development; as well as related agencies in FY 2016, carried 1 relevant provision to the Palestinians and the Arab-Israeli conflict as a result of an amendment proposed in the wake of the ISIS-affiliated attacks in Paris on 11/13/15.

S.A. 2843, submitted by Rand Paul (R-KY) on 11/18/15, no cosponsors.
This amendment would have denied funding for U.S. admission on or after 11/13/15 of refugees from any of 34 specified countries or territories, including Jordan, Egypt, Lebanon, and the occupied Palestinian territories. It was not considered.

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