Vote on proposal canceled amid complaints about lack of employee participation.
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Passage of the measure would mark the first time the plan was changed over the objections of the TSP board of directors.
House subcommittee recommends $11 million appropriation, far short of $311 million White House request.
Calling the meet-and-confer process a ‘sham,’ five unions representing 100,000 Defense workers leave sessions.
Multiyear contracts have to wait for funding from congressional appropriations process.
Recommendations also include realigning 29 major facilities; other bases will gain troops.
CBP Commissioner Robert Bonner says thousands of more border guards are needed.
Some of the service's oldest and best-known bases are slated to be shuttered or restructured.
Large facilities in Connecticut, Maine and New Jersey slated for closure, with thousands of jobs at stake.