H.R. 2397, the $600 billion FY14 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, passed the House 315-109 on July 24. Included in the bill is an amendment from Representative Steve Scalise (R-LA) that would end funding for biofuels procurement and production; the amendment was approved by voice vote. Another amendment from Representative Bill Flores (R-TX) to end enforcement funding for a requirement that prohibits agencies from buying unconventional fuels, including oil sands, was also approved by the House 237-189.