H.R. 5538 Smith Amendment EPA Funding Reduction (Roll Call 425)
The Congressman Jason Smith (R-MO-08) amendment to the Department of the Interior Appropriations bill reduces the funding for the Environmental Protection Agency by $88.3 million and applies the savings to the spending reduction account to reduce the deficit. ACU supports reduced funding for an agency that has legislated by executive fiat and supported this amendment. The House defeated the amendment on July 12, 2016 by a vote of 208-217.