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BGOV Closer Look: Manager’s Amendment to H.R. 2, Infrastructure

June 30, 2020, 1:03 PM

More than $3 billion would be authorized for infrastructure at the Veterans Affairs Department under a manager’s amendment to H.R. 2, an infrastructure package from House Democrats.

The amendment would also make technical changes to the bill and establish several new requirements and programs.

The House will begin consideration of the bill on June 30. The manager’s amendment from Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) would be automatically incorporated into the bill under the rule reported by the House Rules Committee.

The rule also would allow debate on six en bloc amendments and three standalone amendments.

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