34 Cruz Legislative Measures Enacted

1) Commercial Balloon Pilot Safety Act
Sec. 318 of H.R.302
Ted Cruz sponsored S.1394, which was incorporated as Sec. 2404 of S.1405 (Senate FAA bill), and subsequently Sec. 318 of H.R.302

2) Arms Trade Treaty funding prohibition
Sec. 8112 of H.Rept.115-952 (P.L. 115-245)
Ted Cruz sponsored S.Amdt.3809, which was adopted by UC on the Senate floor and incorporated as Sec. 8112 of the conference report.

3) FY 2019 NDAA: Protecting the Chief of Chaplains serving in each branch of the military from their rank being diminished and to underscore their important role of caring for those in need
Sec. 510 of P.L. 115-232
Ted Cruz sponsored subcommittee amendment #124, which was adopted in the Personnel Subcommittee markup via manager’s package.

4) FY 2019 NDAA: Fighting politicization of the security clearance process
Sec. 937 of P.L. 115-232
Ted Cruz sponsored committee amendment #123, which was adopted in the full committee markup via manager’s package #2.

5) FY 2019 NDAA: Stopping Chinese infiltration of American universities
Sec. 1091 of P.L. 115-232
Ted Cruz sponsored committee amendment #116, which was adopted in the full committee markup by voice vote.

6) FY 2019 NDAA: Report on Iran military power
Sec. 1236 of P.L. 115-232
Ted Cruz sponsored committee amendment #126, which was adopted in the full committee markup in manager’s package #1.

7) FY 2019 NDAA: Bar China from RIMPAC
Sec. 1259 of P.L. 115-232
Ted Cruz sponsored committee amendment #117, which was adopted in the full committee markup by roll call vote.

8) FY 2019 NDAA: Enhancement of U.S.-Israel defense cooperation
Sec. 1273 of P.L. 115-232
Ted Cruz sponsored committee amendment #189, which was adopted in the full committee markup in manager’s package #3.

9) FY 2019 NDAA: Space-based intercept
Sec. 1680 of P.L. 115-232
Ted Cruz sponsored committee amendment #121, which was adopted in the full committee markup by roll call vote.

10) FY 2019 NDAA: Fort Bliss Armed Services Blood Program
Sec. 2405 of P.L. 115-232
Ted Cruz sponsored committee amendment #449, which was adopted in the full committee markup in manager’s package #1.

11) FY 2019 NDAA: Air Force core sampling
Sec. 319 of P.L. 115-232
Ted Cruz sponsored S.Amdt. 2469, the language of which was incorporated into S.Amdt. 2282 as Sec. 5302. S.Amdt. 2282 was the Senate substitute amendment for the NDAA. This provision was subsequently moved to Sec. 319 of P.L. 115-232.

12) Student Opportunity Amendment (529s for K-12 education)
Sec. 11032 of P.L. 115-97
Ted Cruz sponsored S.Amdt. 1852, which added Sec. 11032 to the House vehicle used for enactment (H.R. 1). S.Amdt. 1852 was agreed to in the Senate by roll call vote on the floor.

13) FY 2018 NDAA: Taiwan Defense Partnership
Sec. 1259 of P.L. 115-91
Ted Cruz sponsored committee amendment #201, which was adopted in the full committee markup in manager’s package 1.

14) FY 2018 NDAA: Full Time Duty
Sec. 416 of P.L. 115-91
Ted Cruz sponsored committee amendment #245, which was adopted in the personnel subcommittee markup by voice vote.

15) FY 2018 NDAA: Iran Mil-Mil
Sec. 1225 of P.L. 115-91
Ted Cruz sponsored committee amendment #342, which was adopted in the ETC subcommittee markup in the manager’s package.

16) Hurricane tax relief
Title V of P.L. 115-63
Ted Cruz sponsored S. 1892, which is identical to Title V. Title V was included in the House vehicle used for enactment (H.R. 3823).

17) North Korea State Sponsor of Terrorism Designation Act
Sec. 324 of P.L. 115-44
Ted Cruz sponsored S. 672, which is identical to Sec. 324. Sec. 324 was included in the House vehicle used for enactment (H.R. 3664).

18) NASA Transition Authorization Act
P.L. 115-10
Ted Cruz sponsored the Senate vehicle (S. 442), which was used for enactment.

19) DOL drug testing disapproval resolution
P.L. 115-17
Ted Cruz sponsored S.J.Res. 23, which is substantively identical to the House vehicle used for enactment (H.J.Res. 42).

20) FY 2017 NDAA: Cuba joint exercises
Sec. 1286 of P.L. 114-328
Ted Cruz sponsored committee amendment #37, which was adopted in the full committee markup by roll call vote.

21) FY 2017 NDAA: Missile defense policy
Sec. 1681 of P.L. 114-328
Ted Cruz sponsored committee amendment #43, which was adopted in the strategic forces subcommittee markup by roll call vote.

22) FY 2017 NDAA: Russia Report
Sec. 1235 of P.L. 114-328
Ted Cruz sponsored committee amendment #115, which was adopted in the ETC subcommittee markup in manager’s package 2.

23) FY 2017 NDAA: Ukraine Assistance
Sec. 1237 of P.L. 114-328
Ted Cruz sponsored committee amendment #120, which was adopted in the full committee markup in manager’s package 2.

24) FY 2017 NDAA: Iran Cyber
Sec. 1225 of P.L. 114-328
Ted Cruz sponsored committee amendment #227, which was adopted in the ETC subcommittee markup in manager’s package 2.

25) FY 2016 NDAA: Update Annual Iran Military Power Report
Sec. 1231 of P.L. 114-92
Ted Cruz sponsored committee amendment #59, which was adopted in the full committee markup.

26) U.S. Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness Act
P.L. 114-90
Ted Cruz sponsored S. 1297, which was the companion legislation to the House vehicle used for enactment (H.R. 2262). Ted Cruz sponsored S. Amdt. 2805 to H.R. 2262, which is identical to P.L. 114-90.

27) Airport security
Sec. 3(b)(9) of P.L. 114-50
Ted Cruz sponsored a committee amendment to add Sec. 3(b)(9) to the House vehicle used for enactment (H.R. 720). Sec. 3(b)(9) requires TSA to create a strategy to provide law enforcement with access to airport security video surveillance systems at certain airports.

28) FY 2015 NDAA: Purple Heart eligibility
Sec. 571 of P.L. 113-291
Ted Cruz sponsored committee amendment #115, which was adopted in the full committee markup.

29) FY 2015 NDAA: Taiwan at RIMPAC
Sec. 1259A of P.L. 113-291
Ted Cruz sponsored committee amendment #116, which was adopted in the full committee markup.

30) Denial of admission to U.S. any U.N. representatives who have engaged in espionage or terrorism
P.L. 113-100
Ted Cruz sponsored the Senate vehicle (S. 2195), which was used for enactment.

31) FY 2014 NDAA: Ballistic Missile Threats from the South
Sec. 238 of P.L. 113-66
Ted Cruz sponsored committee amendment #114, which was adopted in the full committee markup by voice vote.

32) FY 2014 NDAA: IG report on religious liberty
Sec. 533 of P.L. 113-66
Ted Cruz sponsored committee amendment #182, which was adopted in the full committee markup by voice vote.

33) FY 2014 NDAA: BRAC restriction
Sec. 2711 of P.L. 113-66
Ted Cruz sponsored committee amendment #185, which was adopted in the full committee markup by voice vote.

34) A bill to designate the United States courthouse located at 101 East Pecan Street in Sherman, Texas, as the Paul Brown United States Courthouse.
P.L. 113-58
Ted Cruz sponsored S. 1594, which is identical to the House vehicle used for enactment (H.R. 185).