The amendments include proposals to defund last year’s healthcare law, prevent federal employees from flying first-class and prohibit the Defense Department’s sponsorship of NASCAR.

U.S._House_SealMore than 400 amendments have been filed to the House GOP bill funding the government for 2011.

The amendments include proposals to defund last year’s healthcare law, prevent federal employees from flying first-class and prohibit the Defense Department’s sponsorship of NASCAR. The House is set to begin sorting through the amendments on Tuesday.

GOP leaders are allowing unlimited amendments on the floor for the continuing resolution to fund the government through the end of September. The measure would reduce current spending by $61 billion.

Lawmakers have until the House adjourns on Tuesday to file amendments to the measure.

The House Rules Committee released the list of amendments filed so far early Tuesday morning, although not all amendments are expected to be considered. GOP leaders would like to have a vote on the underlying bill on Thursday.

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Source: Pete Kasperowicz and Molly K. Hoop | The Hill
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