H.R.2847 – Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act

H.R.2847 Latest Title: Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act Sponsor: Rep Mollohan, Alan B. [WV-1] (introduced 6/12/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Related Bills: H.RES.544H.RES.552H.RES.976H.RES.1137H.R.2391H.R.3288S.3636 Latest Major Action: Became Public Law No: 111-147 [GPO: TextPDF] House Reports: 111-149; Senate Reports: 111-34 Note: Pursuant to H.Res. 976, the House modified the Commerce-Justice-Science Appropriations Act, 2010, H.R. 2847, substituting the “Jobs for Main Street Act, 2010” as Division A of the Act and the “Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2009” as Division B. (Regular appropriations for FY2010 for activities funded in the C-J-S Appropriations Act were included in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2010; see Division B of P.L. 111-117.) The report of the House Rules Committee on H.Res. 976 (H.Rept. 111-380, p. 5) summarized the matter included in Division A of the Act concerning the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP); infrastructure, employment, and public investment programs; unemployment insurance; COBRA; small business loans; the Federal Medical Assistance Percentage; the child tax credit; surface transportation; and certain civil rights claims.


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SUMMARY AS OF: 3/18/2010–Public Law.    (There are 7 other summaries)   Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act – Title I: Incentives for Hiring and Retaining Unemployed Workers – (Sec. 101) Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) exempt for-profit and nonprofit employers, including public institutions of higher education, from social security and railroad retirement taxes in 2010 (except for the first calendar quarter of such year) for new employees who are hired after February 3, 2010, and before January 1, 2011, and who certify that they have not worked more than 40 hours during the last 60 days; and (2) allow an increase in the general business tax credit for the retention of such employees for at least one year at specified wage levels. Prohibits any carryback of unused business tax credit amounts. Appropriates to the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance Trust Fund and the Federal Disability Insurance Trust Fund under title II of the Social Security Act amounts necessary to cover any reduction in revenues resulting from the tax exemptions provided by this Act. Requires the Secretary of the Treasury to pay to U.S. possessions, including the Commonwealths of Puerto Rico and the Northern Mariana Islands, an amount equal to the loss to such possessions resulting from this tax exemption. Title II: Expensing – (Sec. 201) Increases to $250,000 the expensing allowance for depreciable business assets. Title III: Qualified Tax Credit Bonds – (Sec. 301) Allows a refundable tax credit to issuers of specified tax credit bonds. Defines “specified tax credit bond” as a new clean renewable energy bond, a qualified energy conservation bond, a qualified zone academy bond, or a qualified school construction bond. Title IV: Extension of Current Surface Transportation Program – Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2010 – Subtitle A: Federal-Aid Highways – (Sec. 411) Continues in effect until December 31, 2010, the requirements, authorities, conditions, eligibilities, limitations, and other provisions authorized by specified federal transportation law. Authorizes appropriations out of the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) (other than the Mass Transit Account) for FY2010 and the period of October 1 – December 31, 2010 (first quarter of FY2011), for the federal-aid highway, surface transportation research, and transportation planning programs under the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU), with a limit on obligational authority for the programs equal to the total authorized for such programs for FY2009 (although only one-quarter of such total for the first quarter of FY2011). Extends the allocation of certain transportation program funds to: (1) states for specific programs, including the Interstate and National Highway System program, the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement program, the highway safety improvement program, the Surface Transportation program, and the Highway Bridge program; and (2) the territories or Puerto Rico. Extends the authorization of appropriations for certain transportation research programs under title V: Research of SAFETEA-LU at FY2009 funding levels. (Sec. 412) Extends the authorization of appropriations for FY2010 and the first quarter of FY2011 for federal-aid highway program administrative expenses. (Sec. 413) Directs the Secretary of Transportation to restore certain rescinded transportation program funds to the states and to the programs from which they were rescinded. Authorizes appropriations for such programs for FY2010. (Sec. 414) Directs the Secretary, in reconciliation, to reduce the amount of funds allocated for a transportation program, project, or activity under this title by amounts allocated pursuant to the Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2010. Subtitle B: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, and Additional Programs – (Sec. 421) Amends SAFETEA-LU to extend through December 31, 2010, the authorization of appropriations for National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) safety programs, including: (1) highway safety research and development; (2) the occupant protection incentive grant program; (3) the safety belt performance grant program; (4) state traffic safety information system improvements; (5) the alcohol-impaired driving countermeasures incentive grant program; (6) the National Driver Register; (7) the high visibility enforcement program; (8) motorcyclist safety; (9) the child safety and child booster seat safety incentive grant program; and (10) NHTSA administrative expenses. Authorizes appropriations through FY2011 for: (1) drug-impaired driving enforcement; and (2) older driver safety and law enforcement training. (Sec. 422) Extends through December 31, 2010, the authorization of appropriations for Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) programs, including: (1) motor carrier safety grants; (2) FMCSA administrative expenses; (3) commercial driver’s license program improvement grants; (4) border enforcement grants; (5) performance and registration information system management grants; (6) commercial vehicle information systems and networks deployment grants; (7) safety data improvement grants; (8) a set-aside for high priority activities that improve commercial motor vehicle safety and compliance with commercial motor vehicle safety regulations; (9) a set-aside for new entrant motor carrier audit grants; (10) commercial driver’s license information system modernization; (11) FMCSA and NHTSA outreach and education; (12) the commercial motor vehicle operators grant program; (13) the FMCSA’s Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee; and (14) the working group for development of practices and procedures to enhance federal-state relations. (Sec. 423) Extends through December 31, 2010, the funding for hazardous materials (hazmat) research projects. Amends the Dingell-Johnson Sport Fish Restoration Act to extend through December 31, 2010, the authorization of appropriations, and the current requirements for their distribution, for fish restoration and management projects. Extends the set-aside for administrative expenses for carrying out such projects. Subtitle C: Public Transportation Programs – (Sec. 431) Extends through December 31, 2010, the allocation of capital investment grant funds for federal transit programs, including the metropolitan planning program and the state planning and research program. (Sec. 432) Extends the authority of the Secretary of Transportation to award urbanized area formula grants to finance the operating cost of equipment and facilities for use in public transportation in an urbanized area with a population of at least 200,000. (Sec. 433) Allocates amounts for formula and bus grants and capital investment grants for: (1) certain new fixed guideway capital projects; (2) new fixed guideway ferry systems and extension projects in Alaska and Hawaii; (3) payments to the Denali Commission for docks, waterfront development projects, and related transportation infrastructure; (4) ferry boats or ferry terminal facilities; (5) a set-aside for the national fuel cell bus technology development program; (6) projects in nonurbanized areas; (7) intermodal terminal projects; and (8) bus testing. (Sec. 434) Extends through December 31, 2010, the apportionments of: (1) nonurbanized area formula grants for public transportation on Indian reservations; and (2) capital investment grant funds for certain fixed guideway modernization projects. (Sec. 436) Extends through December 31, 2010, the authorization appropriations from the HTF Mass Transit Account for: (1) formula and bus grant projects, including allocations for specified projects; (2) capital investment grants; (3) transit research, including allocations for transit cooperative research programs, the National Transit Institute, the university centers program, transportation projects to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the National Technical Assistance Center for senior transportation, and national research programs; and (4) administration expenses. (Sec. 437) Extends through December 31, 2010, certain SAFETEA-LU programs, including: (1) the contracted paratransit pilot program; (2) the public-private partnership pilot program; (3) project authorizations for final design and construction and preliminary engineering of specified fixed guideway projects; and (4) the elderly individuals and individuals with disabilities pilot program. Increases the obligation ceiling of amounts made available from the HTF Mass Transit Account. Extends through December 31, 2010, certain allocations for national research and technology programs. Subtitle D: Revenue Provisions – (Sec. 441) Amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal provisions requiring obligations in the HTF to be U.S. obligations that are not interest-bearing. (Sec. 442) Appropriates specified amounts as foregone interest to the Highway Account and the Mass Transit Account in the HTF. (Sec. 443) Allows amounts appropriated to the HTF to remain available without fiscal year limitation. (Sec. 444) Repeals requirements for payments from the HTF to the Treasury for: (1) certain amounts paid before July 1, 2012, relating to gasoline used on farms, gasoline used for certain non-highway purposes or by local transit systems, and fuels not used for taxable purposes; and (2) specified credits allowed for certain uses of fuel before October 1, 2011. (Sec. 445) Extends through 2010 authorities for expenditures from the Highway Account and the Mass Transit Account. (Sec. 446) Amends the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: Legacy for Users to set forth obligation limitations in the Highway Category and the Mass Transit Category through December 31, 2010. Prohibits any budget adjustment in the federal-aid highway program in FY2010 or FY2011. Subtitle E: Disadvantaged Business Enterprises – (Sec. 451) Requires at least 10% of federal-aid highway, public transportation, and transportation research program funds under SAFETEA-LU and highway safety research and development program funds to be expended through small business concerns owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals (disadvantaged business enterprises). Requires states to: (1) compile a list of small business concerns annually; and (2) notify the Secretary of Transportation of the percentage of such concerns that are controlled by women, by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals (other than women), and by individuals who are women and socially and economically disadvantaged. Requires the Secretary to establish minimum uniform criteria for state governments to use in certifying a small business concern as a disadvantaged business enterprise. Title V: Offset Provisions – Subtitle A: Foreign Account Tax Compliance – Part I: Increased Disclosure of Beneficial Owners – (Sec. 501) Amends the Internal Revenue Code to revise and add reporting and other requirements relating to income from assets held abroad, including by: (1) requiring foreign financial and nonfinancial institutions to withhold 30% of payments made to such institutions by U.S. individuals unless such institutions agree to disclose the identity of such individuals and report on their bank transactions; and (2) denying a tax deduction for interest on non-registered bonds issued outside the United States. Part II: Under Reporting With Respect to Foreign Assets – (Sec. 511) Requires any individual who holds more than $50,000 in a depository or custodial account maintained by a foreign financial institution to report on any such account. (Sec. 512) Imposes an enhanced tax penalty for underpayments attributable to undisclosed foreign financial assets. (Sec. 513) Extends the limitation period for assessment of underpayments with respect to assets held outside the United States. Part III: Other Disclosure Provisions – (Sec. 521) Requires U.S. shareholders of a passive foreign investment company to file annual informational returns. (Sec. 522) Allows the Secretary of the Treasury to require certain financial institutions to file returns related to withholding on transactions involving foreign persons on magnetic media (currently, electronic filing is required only for taxpayers filing at least 250 returns). Part IV: Provisions Related to Foreign Trusts – (Sec. 531) Deems a foreign trust as having a U.S. beneficiary if such beneficiary’s interest in the trust is contingent on a future event or such beneficiary directly or indirectly transfers property to such trust or uses trust property without paying compensation to the trust. Imposes reporting requirements on owners of foreign trusts and sets forth tax penalties for failure to report on transfers to and distributions from such trusts. Part V: Substitute Dividends and Dividend Equivalent Payments Received by Foreign Persons Treated as Dividends – (Sec. 541) Treats a dividend equivalent payment as a dividend from a source within the United States for purposes of taxation of income from foreign sources and tax withholding rules applicable to foreign persons. Subtitle B: Delay in Application of Worldwide Allocation of Interest – (Sec. 551) Delays until 2021 the application of special rules for the worldwide allocation of interest for purposes of computing the limitation on the foreign tax credit. Subtitle C: Budgetary Provisions – (Sec. 561) Increases the required estimated tax payments for corporations with assets of not less than $1 billion in specified calendar quarters. (Sec. 562) Provides criteria for compliance with the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010.


MAJOR ACTIONS:

6/12/2009 Introduced in House
6/12/2009 The House Committee on Appropriations reported an original measure, H. Rept. 111-149, by Mr. Mollohan.
6/18/2009 Passed/agreed to in House: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 259 – 157 (Roll no. 408).
6/25/2009 Committee on Appropriations. Reported by Senator Mikulski with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 111-34.
11/5/2009 Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 71 – 28. Record Vote Number: 340.
12/16/2009 Resolving differences — House actions: On motion that the House agree with an amendment to the Senate amendment Agreed to by recorded vote: 217 – 212 (Roll no. 991).
2/24/2010 Resolving differences — Senate actions: Senate concurred in House amendment to Senate amendment with an amendment (SA 3310) Yea-Nay Vote. 70 – 28. Record Vote Number: 25.
3/4/2010 Resolving differences — House actions: On motion that the House agree with an amendment to the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 217 – 201 (Roll no. 90).
3/17/2010 Resolving differences — Senate actions: Senate concurred in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment Yea-Nay Vote. 68 – 29. Record Vote Number: 55.
3/17/2010 Cleared for White House.
3/17/2010 Presented to President.
3/18/2010 Signed by President.
3/18/2010 Became Public Law No: 111-147 [TextPDF]

ALL ACTIONS:

6/12/2009 1:35pm:
The House Committee on Appropriations reported an original measure, H. Rept. 111-149, by Mr. Mollohan.
6/12/2009 1:35pm:
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 73.
6/15/2009 6:46pm:
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 544 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2847 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be read by paragraph. Specified amendments are in order. The resolution waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI. Points of order against provisions in the bill for failure to comply with clause 2 of rule XXI are waived.
6/16/2009 5:02pm:
Rule H. Res. 544 passed House.
6/16/2009 6:36pm:
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 544. (consideration: CR H6886-6898; text of Title I as reported in House: CR H6894-6895, CR 6/17/2009H6919-6920, CR 6/17/2009 H6922, CR 6/17/2009 H6923)
6/16/2009 6:36pm:
Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2847 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be read by paragraph. Specified amendments are in order. The resolution waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI. Points of order against provisions in the bill for failure to comply with clause 2 of rule XXI are waived.
6/16/2009 6:36pm:
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 544 and Rule XVIII.
6/16/2009 6:36pm:
The Speaker designated the Honorable Jason Altmire to act as Chairman of the Committee.
6/16/2009 6:37pm:
GENERAL DEBATE – The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 2847.
6/16/2009 7:51pm:
DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 544, debate on amendments offered in the Committee of the Whole will proceed under the five-minute rule.
6/16/2009 7:52pm:
H.AMDT.211 Amendment (A001) offered by Mr. Mollohan. (consideration: CR H6895-6896; text: CR H6895) Amendment provides an additional $100,000,000 (by offset) for the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program, restoring it to the FY 2009 level of $400,000,000.
6/16/2009 7:57pm:
H.AMDT.211 On agreeing to the Mollohan amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
6/16/2009 7:57pm:
H.AMDT.212 Amendment (A002) offered by Mr. Schock. (consideration: CR H6896-6897; text: CR H6896) Amendment increases the appropriation (by offset) to the International Trade Administration by $500,000.
6/16/2009 8:13pm:
H.AMDT.212 On agreeing to the Schock amendment (A002) Agreed to by voice vote.
6/16/2009 8:13pm:
Mr. Mollohan moved that the Committee rise. (consideration: CR H6897-6898)
6/16/2009 9:01pm:
On motion that the Committee rise Agreed to by recorded vote: 179 – 124 (Roll no. 350).
6/16/2009 9:01pm:
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 2847 as unfinished business.
6/17/2009 3:01am:
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 552 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2847. Measure will be read by paragraph. Specified amendments are in order. The rule provides that no further amendments shall be in order except: (1) amendments numbered 3,6,19,22,25,31,35,41,59,60,62,63 69,71,93,96,97,98,100,102,111,114, and 118 printed in the Congressional Record of June 15, 2009. (2) not to exceed 10 of the following amendments if offered by the ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations or his designee: amendments numbered 76,77,78,79,80,81,82,83,84,85,86,87,8,89,90,91,104,105,106,1 7 and 108 printed in the Congressional Record of June 15, 2009.
6/17/2009 3:20pm:
Rule H. Res. 552 passed House.
6/17/2009 3:21pm:
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H6919-6962; text of Title II as reported in House: CR H6923-6924H6924-6926H6927-6928H6929-6931; text of Title III as reported in House: CR H6931-6932H6935-6936; text of Title IV as reported in House: CR H6936H6937; text of Title V as reported in House: CR H6937-6940)
6/17/2009 3:22pm:
The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
6/17/2009 3:26pm:
H.AMDT.213 Amendment (A003) offered by Ms. Bordallo. (consideration: CR H6920-6922H6933-6934; text: H6920) Amendment ensures that not less than $500,000 is appropriated (by offset) to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for grants to be awarded in 2010 by the Secretary of Commerce for Western Pacific Fishery Demonstration Projects.
6/17/2009 3:26pm:
DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 552, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Bordallo #19 amendment.
6/17/2009 3:31pm:
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on the Bordallo #19 amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Wolf demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
6/17/2009 3:42pm:
H.AMDT.214 Amendment (A004) offered by Ms. Moore (WI). (consideration: CR H6922-6923H6934-6935; text: H6922) Amendment increases funding (by offset) for the Violence Against Women Act Legal Assistance Program by $4 million.
6/17/2009 3:42pm:
DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 552, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Moore of Wisconsin #3 amendment.
6/17/2009 3:49pm:
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on the Moore of Wisconsin #3 amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced the ayes had prevailed. Mr. King (IA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
6/17/2009 3:51pm:
H.AMDT.215 Amendment (A005) offered by Mr. Boswell. (consideration: CR H6924H6935; text: H6924) Amendment provides an increase of $2.5 million (by offset) for the National Criminal History Improvement Program.
6/17/2009 3:51pm:
DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 552, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Boswell #41 amendment.
6/17/2009 3:54pm:
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on the Boswell #41 amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Broun (GA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
6/17/2009 3:58pm:
H.AMDT.216 Amendment (A006) offered by Mr. Roe (TN). (consideration: CR H6926-6927; text: H6926) Amendment sought to reduce the amount appropriated for the Federal Prison system by $97,400,000.
6/17/2009 3:58pm:
DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 552, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Roe (TN) #25 amendment.
6/17/2009 4:03pm:
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on the Roe (TN) #25 amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced the noes had prevailed. Mr. Roe (TN) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
6/17/2009 4:10pm:
H.AMDT.217 Amendment (A007) offered by Mr. Nadler (NY). (consideration: CR H6928-6929; text: H6928) Amendment increases the amount appropriated (by offset) for the Debbie Smith DNA Backlog Grant Program by $5 million.
6/17/2009 4:10pm:
DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 552, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Nadler (NY) #31 amendment.
6/17/2009 4:17pm:
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on the Nadler (NY) #31 amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Broun (GA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
6/17/2009 4:24pm:
H.AMDT.218 Amendment (A008) offered by Ms. Johnson, E. B.. (consideration: CR H6932-6933; text: H6932-6933) Amendment inserts a provision for the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Undergraduate Program.
6/17/2009 4:24pm:
DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 552, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the E. B. Johnson (TX) #35 amendment.
6/17/2009 4:29pm:
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on the E. B. Johnson (TX) #35 amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Culberson demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
6/17/2009 4:56pm:
H.AMDT.213 On agreeing to the Bordallo amendment (A003) Agreed to by recorded vote: 411 – 14 (Roll no. 353).
6/17/2009 5:05pm:
H.AMDT.214 On agreeing to the Moore (WI) amendment (A004) Agreed to by recorded vote: 425 – 4 (Roll no. 354).
6/17/2009 5:12pm:
H.AMDT.215 On agreeing to the Boswell amendment (A005) Agreed to by recorded vote: 422 – 2 (Roll no. 355).
6/17/2009 5:14pm:
H.AMDT.219 Amendment (A009) offered by Mr. Hensarling. (consideration: CR H6936-6937; text: H6936) Amendment sought to strike appropriations for the Legal Services Corporation.
6/17/2009 5:14pm:
DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 552, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Hensarling #6 amendment.
6/17/2009 5:24pm:
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on the Hensarling #6 amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Mollohan demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
6/17/2009 5:27pm:
H.AMDT.220 Amendment (A010) offered by Mr. Lewis (CA). (consideration: CR H6940H6942; text: H6940) Amendment fell on roll call 360 in the Committee of the Whole, and pursuant to clause 6(h) of rule XVIII, the Committee rose because the votes cast by the Delegates and Resident Commissioner were decisive in the disposition of the amendment. Pursuant to the rule, the amendment offered by Mr. Lewis (CA) was subject to a re-vote in the full House.
6/17/2009 5:27pm:
DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 552, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lewis (CA) #118 amendment.
6/17/2009 5:37pm:
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on the Lewis (CA) #118 amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced the noes had prevailed. Mr. Lewis (CA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
6/17/2009 5:38pm:
H.AMDT.221 Amendment (A011) offered by Mr. Tiahrt. (consideration: CR H6942-6943; text: H6942) Amendment sought to prohibit the use of funds for the salaries or expenses of personnel who obligate, funds made available under the following headings in title II of division A of Public Law 111-5: (1) “Economic Development Administration – Economic Development Assistance Programs”. (2) “National Telecommunications and Information Administration – Digital-to-Analog Converter Box Program”. (3) “National Institute of Standards and Technology – Construction of Research Facilities”.
6/17/2009 5:38pm:
DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 552, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Tiahrt #69 amendment.
6/17/2009 5:47pm:
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on the Tiahrt (CA) #69 amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced the noes had prevailed. Mr. Tiarht demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
6/17/2009 5:48pm:
H.AMDT.222 Amendment (A012) offered by Mr. Cuellar. (consideration: CR H6943-6944; text: H6943) An amendment numbered 102 printed in the Congressional Record to prohibit the use of funds to purchase light bulbs unless the bulbs have “Energy Star.”.
6/17/2009 5:49pm:
DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 552, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Cuellar #102 amendment.
6/17/2009 5:51pm:
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on the Cuellar #102 amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Price (GA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
6/17/2009 5:52pm:
H.AMDT.223 Amendment (A013) offered by Mr. Price (GA). (consideration: CR H6944; text: H6944) Amendment sought to reduce the appropriation for the Department of Justice General Administration salaries and expenses by $100,000,000 across-the-board.
6/17/2009 5:52pm:
DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 552, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Price (GA) #96 amendment.
6/17/2009 5:59pm:
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on the Price (GA) #96 amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced the noes had prevailed. Mr. Price (GA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
6/17/2009 6:00pm:
H.AMDT.224 Amendment (A014) offered by Mr. Hodes. (consideration: CR H6944-6945; text: H6944-6945) Amendment requires that all executive departments and independent agencies track undisbursed balances in expired grant accounts and report the results to the Director of OMB. The amendment further requires the reports to identify which accounts could be returned to the U.S. Treasury.
6/17/2009 6:00pm:
DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 552, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Hodes #98 amendment
6/17/2009 6:03pm:
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on the Hodes #98 amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Burton demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
6/17/2009 6:03pm:
H.AMDT.225 Amendment (A015) offered by Mr. Nunes. (consideration: CR H6945-6948; text: H6945) Amendment sought to prohibit the use of funds for the biological opinion entitled “Biological Opinion and conference Opinion on the Long-Term Operations of the Central Valley Project and State Water Project”, issued by the National Marine fisheries Service and dated June 4, 2009.
6/17/2009 6:04pm:
DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 552, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Nunes #63 amendment.
6/17/2009 6:17pm:
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on the Nunes #63 amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced the ayes had prevailed. Mr. George Miller (CA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
6/17/2009 6:30pm:
H.AMDT.226 Amendment (A016) offered by Mrs. Blackburn. (consideration: CR H6948-6949; text: H6948) Amendment sought to decrease by 5% funds that are not required to be appropriated or otherwise made available by a provision of law.
6/17/2009 6:31pm:
DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 552, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Blackburn #111 amendment.
6/17/2009 6:41pm:
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on the Blackburn #111 amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced the noes had prevailed. Mrs. Blackburn demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
6/17/2009 6:42pm:
H.AMDT.227 Amendment (A017) offered by Mr. Burton (IN). (consideration: CR H6949-6950; text: H6949) An amendment numbered 71 printed in the Congressional Record to prohibit the use of funds to relocate the Office of the Census or employees from the Department of Commerce to the jurisdiction of the Executive Office of the President.
6/17/2009 6:42pm:
DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 552, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Burton #71 amendment.
6/17/2009 6:51pm:
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on the Burton #71 amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Mollahan demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
6/17/2009 6:52pm:
H.AMDT.228 Amendment (A018) offered by Mr. Price (GA). (consideration: CR H6950-6952; text: H6950) An amendment numbered 97 printed in the Congressional Record to reduce the funds appropriated in the Act by $644,150,000.
6/17/2009 6:52pm:
DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 552, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Price #97 amendment.
6/17/2009 7:03pm:
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on the Price (GA) #97 amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced the noes had prevailed. Mr. Price (GA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
6/17/2009 7:04pm:
H.AMDT.229 Amendment (A019) offered by Mr. Jordan (OH). (consideration: CR H6952-6953; text: H6952) An amendment numbered 100 printed in the Congressional Record to reduce the appropriation in the bill by $12,511,000,000 across-the board.
6/17/2009 7:04pm:
DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 552, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jordan amendment #100.
6/17/2009 7:11pm:
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on the Jordan #100 amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Mollahan demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
6/17/2009 7:12pm:
H.AMDT.230 Amendment (A020) offered by Mr. Reichert. (consideration: CR H6953; text: H6953) Amendment increases the appropriation (by offset) for Violence Against Women programs by $2.5 million.
6/17/2009 7:12pm:
DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 552, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Reichert #114 amendment.
6/17/2009 7:18pm:
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on the Reichert #114 amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Reichert demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
6/17/2009 7:19pm:
H.AMDT.231 Amendment (A021) offered by Mr. Broun (GA). (consideration: CR H6953-6955; text: H6954) An amendment numbered 59 printed in the Congressional Record to prohibit use of funds for establishment or implementation of a National Climate Service.
6/17/2009 7:19pm:
DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 552, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Broun (GA) amendment.
6/17/2009 7:29pm:
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on the Broun (GA) #59 amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Broun (GA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
6/17/2009 7:30pm:
H.AMDT.232 Amendment (A022) offered by Mr. Broun (GA). (consideration: CR H6955-6956; text: H6955) An amendment numbered 60 printed in the Congressional Record to prohibit use of funds in the bill for application of the statistical method known as sampling when carrying out the 2010 decennial census.
6/17/2009 7:30pm:
DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 552, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Broun (GA) #60 amendment.
6/17/2009 7:41pm:
H.AMDT.232 By unanimous consent, the Broun (GA) amendment was withdrawn. (consideration: CR H6956)
6/17/2009 7:42pm:
H.AMDT.233 Amendment (A023) offered by Mr. Hensarling. (consideration: CR H6956-6957; text: H6956) An amendment numbered 79 printed in the Congressional Record to prohibit use of funds in the bill by the Art Center of the Grand Prairie, Stuttgart, AR, for the Grand Prairie Arts Initiative.
6/17/2009 7:42pm:
DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 552, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Hensarling #79 amendment.
6/17/2009 7:53pm:
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on the Hensarling #79 amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Hensarling demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
6/17/2009 7:54pm:
H.AMDT.234 Amendment (A024) offered by Mr. Hensarling. (consideration: CR H6957-6958; text: H6957) Amendment numbered 76 printed in the Congressional Record to prohibit use of funds in the bill for the Maine Department of Marine Resources, Augusta, ME, for Maine Lobster Research and Inshore Trawl Survey.
6/17/2009 7:54pm:
DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 552, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Hensarling #76 amendment.
6/17/2009 8:06pm:
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on the Hensarling #76 amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Hensarling demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
6/17/2009 8:07pm:
H.AMDT.235 Amendment (A025) offered by Mr. Campbell. (consideration: CR H6958-6960; text: H6958) Amendment sought to prohibit use of funds in the bill for the Training the Next Generation of Weather Forecasters project of San Jose State University, San Jose, California.
6/17/2009 8:07pm:
DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 552, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Campbell #105 amendment.
6/17/2009 8:18pm:
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on the Campbell #105 amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Campbell demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
6/17/2009 8:19pm:
H.AMDT.236 Amendment (A026) offered by Mr. Campbell. (consideration: CR H6960-6962; text: H6960) Amendment sought to prohibit use of funds in the bill for the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce, Jamaica, NY, for the Jamaica Export Center.
6/17/2009 8:19pm:
DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 552, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Campbell #104 amendment.
6/17/2009 8:31pm:
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on the Campbell #104 amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Campbell demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
6/17/2009 8:43pm:
H.AMDT.237 Amendment (A027) offered by Mr. Campbell. (consideration: CR H6962; text: H6962) Amendment sought to prohibit use of funds for the Summer Flounder and Black Sea Initiative project of the Partnership for the Mid-Atlantic Fisheries, Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey.
6/17/2009 8:43pm:
DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 552, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Campbell #107 amendment.
6/17/2009 8:47pm:
Mr. Mollohan moved that the Committee rise. (consideration: CR H6962)
6/17/2009 8:47pm:
On motion that the Committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
6/17/2009 8:47pm:
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 2847 as unfinished business.
6/17/2009 11:03pm:
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H6963-6969)
6/17/2009 11:04pm:
The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
6/17/2009 11:05pm:
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on the Campbell #107 amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Flake demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
6/17/2009 11:05pm:
H.AMDT.238 Amendment (A028) offered by Mr. Flake. (consideration: CR H6963-6964; text: H6963) An amendment numbered 87 in the Congressional Record to prohibit the use of funds to be used for operations of the National Drug Intelligence Center and decrease appropriations for the Department of Justice general administration by $44,023,000.
6/17/2009 11:06pm:
DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 552, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Flake #87 amendment.
6/17/2009 11:13pm:
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on the Flake #87 amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Flake demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
6/17/2009 11:13pm:
H.AMDT.239 Amendment (A029) offered by Mr. Flake. (consideration: CR H6964-6965; text: H6964) Amendment sought to prohibit the use of funds to be used for the Innovative Science Learning Center of Science South, Florence, South Carolina, and to decrease the appropriations for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration cross agency support by $500,000.
6/17/2009 11:13pm:
DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 552, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Flake #86 amendment.
6/17/2009 11:24pm:
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on the Flake #86 amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Flake demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
6/17/2009 11:25pm:
H.AMDT.240 Amendment (A030) offered by Mr. Flake. (consideration: CR H6965-6966; text: H6965) Amendment sought to prohibit the use of funds for the Drew University Environmental Science Initiative of Drew University, Madison, New Jersey, and to decrease the appropriations for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration cross agency support by $1 million.
6/17/2009 11:25pm:
DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 552, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Flake #85 amendment.
6/17/2009 11:32pm:
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on the Flake #85 amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Flake demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
6/17/2009 11:32pm:
H.AMDT.241 Amendment (A031) offered by Mr. Flake. (consideration: CR H6966-6968; text: H6966) Amendment sought to prohibit the use of funds for the Science Education Through Exploration project of the JASON Project, Ashburn, Virginia, and to decrease the appropriations for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration operations, research, and facilities by $4 million.
6/17/2009 11:32pm:
DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 552, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Flake #91 amendment.
6/17/2009 11:43pm:
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on the Flake #91 amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Flake demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
6/17/2009 11:44pm:
H.AMDT.242 Amendment (A032) offered by Mr. Flake. (consideration: CR H6968-6969; text: H6968) Amendment sought to prohibit the use of funds for the Institute for Seafood Studies project of the Nicholls State University Department of Biological Sciences, Thibodaux, Louisiana, and to decrease the appropriations for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration operations, research, and facilities by $325,000.
6/17/2009 11:44pm:
DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 552, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Flake #84 amendment.
6/17/2009 11:55pm:
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on the Flake #84 amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Flake demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
6/17/2009 11:57pm:
Mr. Mollohan moved that the committee rise. (consideration: CR H6969)
6/17/2009 11:57pm:
On motion that the committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
6/17/2009 11:58pm:
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 2847 as unfinished business.
6/18/2009 10:31am:
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H6979-6983)
6/18/2009 10:31am:
The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
6/18/2009 10:32am:
UNFINISHED BUSINESS – The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question of adoption of amendments which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
6/18/2009 11:01am:
H.AMDT.216 On agreeing to the Roe (TN) amendment (A006) Failed by recorded vote: 140 – 283 (Roll no. 356). (consideration: CR H6979-6980)
6/18/2009 11:08am:
H.AMDT.217 On agreeing to the Nadler (NY) amendment (A007) Agreed to by recorded vote: 418 – 3 (Roll no. 357). (consideration: CR H6980H7007)
6/18/2009 11:14am:
H.AMDT.218 On agreeing to the Johnson, E. B. amendment (A008) Agreed to by recorded vote: 389 – 35 (Roll no. 358). (consideration: CR H6980-6981)
6/18/2009 11:21am:
H.AMDT.219 On agreeing to the Hensarling amendment (A009) Failed by recorded vote: 105 – 323 (Roll no. 359). (consideration: CR H6981-6982)
6/18/2009 11:30am:
H.AMDT.220 On agreeing to the Lewis (CA) amendment (A010) Failed by recorded vote: 212 – 216 (Roll no. 360). (consideration: CR H6982-6983)
6/18/2009 11:30am:
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 2847 as unfinished business.
6/18/2009 11:32am:
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H6983-7018)
6/18/2009 11:32am:
H.AMDT.220 Pursuant to the provisions of clause 2(d) of rule XXIII of the rules of the House, the votes of the delegates were decisive on the previous vote and a separate vote in the House was required.
6/18/2009 11:48am:
H.AMDT.220 On agreeing to the Lewis (CA) amendment (A010) Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 212 – 213 (Roll no. 361). (consideration: CR H6983)
6/18/2009 11:48am:
The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
6/18/2009 12:09pm:
H.AMDT.221 On agreeing to the Tiahrt amendment (A011) Failed by recorded vote: 161 – 270 (Roll no. 362). (consideration: CR H6984)
6/18/2009 12:15pm:
H.AMDT.222 On agreeing to the Cuellar amendment (A012) Agreed to by recorded vote: 343 – 87 (Roll no. 363). (consideration: CR H6984-6985)
6/18/2009 12:22pm:
H.AMDT.223 On agreeing to the Price (GA) amendment (A013) Failed by recorded vote: 165 – 257 (Roll no. 364). (consideration: CR H6985-6986)
6/18/2009 12:29pm:
H.AMDT.224 On agreeing to the Hodes amendment (A014) Agreed to by recorded vote: 422 – 0 (Roll no. 365). (consideration: CR H6986)
6/18/2009 12:37pm:
H.AMDT.225 On agreeing to the Nunes amendment (A015) Failed by recorded vote: 208 – 218 (Roll no. 366). (consideration: CR H6986-6987)
6/18/2009 12:44pm:
H.AMDT.226 On agreeing to the Blackburn amendment (A016) Failed by recorded vote: 177 – 248 (Roll no. 367). (consideration: CR H6987-6988)
6/18/2009 12:50pm:
H.AMDT.227 On agreeing to the Burton (IN) amendment (A017) Agreed to by recorded vote: 262 – 162 (Roll no. 368). (consideration: CR H6988-6989)
6/18/2009 1:01pm:
H.AMDT.228 On agreeing to the Price (GA) amendment (A018) Failed by recorded vote: 188 – 236 (Roll no. 369). (consideration: CR H6989-6990)
6/18/2009 1:07pm:
H.AMDT.229 On agreeing to the Jordan (OH) amendment (A019) Failed by recorded vote: 147 – 275 (Roll no. 370). (consideration: CR H6990)
6/18/2009 1:14pm:
H.AMDT.230 On agreeing to the Reichert amendment (A020) Agreed to by recorded vote: 417 – 1 (Roll no. 371). (consideration: CR H6990-6991)
6/18/2009 1:20pm:
H.AMDT.231 On agreeing to the Broun (GA) amendment (A021) Failed by recorded vote: 161 – 262 (Roll no. 372). (consideration: CR H6991-6992)
6/18/2009 1:27pm:
H.AMDT.233 On agreeing to the Hensarling amendment (A023) Failed by recorded vote: 134 – 294 (Roll no. 373). (consideration: CR H6992)
6/18/2009 1:35pm:
H.AMDT.234 On agreeing to the Hensarling amendment (A024) Failed by recorded vote: 115 – 311 (Roll no. 374). (consideration: CR H6992-6993)
6/18/2009 1:41pm:
H.AMDT.235 On agreeing to the Campbell amendment (A025) Failed by recorded vote: 123 – 303 (Roll no. 375). (consideration: CR H6993-6994)
6/18/2009 1:48pm:
H.AMDT.236 On agreeing to the Campbell amendment (A026) Failed by recorded vote: 129 – 295 (Roll no. 376). (consideration: CR H6994)
6/18/2009 1:54pm:
H.AMDT.237 On agreeing to the Campbell amendment (A027) Failed by recorded vote: 102 – 317 (Roll no. 377). (consideration: CR H6995)
6/18/2009 2:01pm:
H.AMDT.238 On agreeing to the Flake amendment (A028) Failed by recorded vote: 130 – 295 (Roll no. 378). (consideration: CR H6995-6996)
6/18/2009 2:07pm:
H.AMDT.239 On agreeing to the Flake amendment (A029) Failed by recorded vote: 107 – 320 (Roll no. 379). (consideration: CR H6996-6997)
6/18/2009 2:13pm:
H.AMDT.240 On agreeing to the Flake amendment (A030) Failed by recorded vote: 100 – 318 (Roll no. 380). (consideration: CR H6997)
6/18/2009 2:20pm:
H.AMDT.241 On agreeing to the Flake amendment (A031) Failed by recorded vote: 119 – 306 (Roll no. 381). (consideration: CR H6997-6998)
6/18/2009 2:27pm:
H.AMDT.242 On agreeing to the Flake amendment (A032) Failed by recorded vote: 124 – 303 (Roll no. 382). (consideration: CR H6998-6999)
6/18/2009 2:28pm:
The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 2847.
6/18/2009 2:30pm:
H.AMDT.227 Mr. Westmoreland demanded a separate vote on the Burton (IN) amendment (A017).
6/18/2009 2:30pm:
H.AMDT.227 Amendment (A017) offered by Mr. Burton (IN). (consideration: CR H6999-7000)
6/18/2009 2:47pm:
H.AMDT.227 On agreeing to the Burton (IN) amendment (A017) Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 251 – 168 (Roll no. 383).
6/18/2009 2:48pm:
H.AMDT.211 Mr. Westmoreland demanded a separate vote on the Mollohan amendment (A001).
6/18/2009 2:48pm:
H.AMDT.211 Amendment (A001) offered by Mr. Mollohan. (consideration: CR H7000; text: CR H7000)
6/18/2009 2:54pm:
H.AMDT.211 On agreeing to the Mollohan amendment (A001) Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 405 – 1 (Roll no. 384).
6/18/2009 2:55pm:
Mr. Price (GA) moved to reconsider the vote. (consideration: CR H7000-7001)
6/18/2009 3:01pm:
On motion to reconsider the vote Failed by recorded vote: 172 – 245 (Roll no. 385).
6/18/2009 3:02pm:
H.AMDT.212 Mr. Westmoreland demanded a separate vote on the Schock amendment (A002).
6/18/2009 3:02pm:
H.AMDT.212 Amendment (A002) offered by Mr. Schock. (consideration: CR H7001-7002)
6/18/2009 3:07pm:
H.AMDT.212 On agreeing to the Schock amendment (A002) Failed by recorded vote: 179 – 236 (Roll no. 386).
6/18/2009 3:08pm:
Mr. Boehner moved to reconsider the vote. (consideration: CR H7002)
6/18/2009 3:14pm:
On motion to reconsider the vote Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 177 – 241 (Roll no. 387).
6/18/2009 3:15pm:
H.AMDT.213 Mr. Westmoreland demanded a separate vote on the Bordallo amendment (A003).
6/18/2009 3:15pm:
H.AMDT.213 Amendment (A003) offered by Ms. Bordallo. (consideration: CR H7002-7003)
6/18/2009 3:21pm:
H.AMDT.213 On agreeing to the Bordallo amendment (A003) Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 405 – 12 (Roll no. 388).
6/18/2009 3:22pm:
Mr. King (IA) moved to reconsider the vote. (consideration: CR H7003-7004)
6/18/2009 3:27pm:
On motion to reconsider the vote Failed by recorded vote: 172 – 239 (Roll no. 389).
6/18/2009 3:28pm:
H.AMDT.214 Mr. Westmoreland demanded a separate vote on the Moore (WI) amendment (A004).
6/18/2009 3:28pm:
H.AMDT.214 Amendment (A004) offered by Ms. Moore (WI). (consideration: CR H7004)
6/18/2009 3:33pm:
H.AMDT.214 On agreeing to the Moore (WI) amendment (A004) Agreed to by recorded vote: 414 – 0 (Roll no. 390).
6/18/2009 3:34pm:
Mr. King (IA) moved to reconsider the vote. (consideration: CR H7004-7005)
6/18/2009 3:40pm:
On motion to reconsider the vote Failed by recorded vote: 170 – 248 (Roll no. 391).
6/18/2009 3:41pm:
H.AMDT.215 Mr. Westmoreland demanded a separate vote on the Boswell amendment (A005).
6/18/2009 3:41pm:
H.AMDT.215 Amendment (A005) offered by Mr. Boswell. (consideration: CR H7005-7006)
6/18/2009 3:47pm:
H.AMDT.215 On agreeing to the Boswell amendment (A005) Agreed to by recorded vote: 416 – 1 (Roll no. 392).
6/18/2009 3:48pm:
Mr. King (IA) moved to reconsider the vote. (consideration: CR H7006)
6/18/2009 4:09pm:
On motion to reconsider the vote Failed by recorded vote: 125 – 295 (Roll no. 393).
6/18/2009 4:10pm:
On agreeing to the Nadler (NY) amendment (A007) Agreed to by recorded vote: 411 – 1, 1 Present (Roll no. 394).
6/18/2009 4:17pm:
Mr. King (IA) moved to reconsider the vote. (consideration: CR H7007-7008)
6/18/2009 4:22pm:
On motion to reconsider the vote Failed by recorded vote: 163 – 246 (Roll no. 395).
6/18/2009 4:26pm:
H.AMDT.218 Amendment (A008) offered by Ms. Johnson, E. B.. (consideration: CR H7008-7009)
6/18/2009 4:29pm:
H.AMDT.218 On agreeing to the Johnson, E. B. amendment (A008) Agreed to by recorded vote: 387 – 31 (Roll no. 396).
6/18/2009 4:29pm:
Mr. Broun (GA) moved to reconsider the vote. (consideration: CR H7009)
6/18/2009 4:35pm:
On motion to reconsider the vote Failed by recorded vote: 166 – 250 (Roll no. 397).
6/18/2009 4:36pm:
H.AMDT.222 Amendment (A012) offered by Mr. Cuellar. (consideration: CR H7009-7010)
6/18/2009 4:43pm:
H.AMDT.222 On agreeing to the Cuellar amendment (A012) Agreed to by recorded vote: 338 – 74 (Roll no. 398).
6/18/2009 4:43pm:
Mr. Hensarling moved to reconsider the vote. (consideration: CR H7010-7011)
6/18/2009 4:49pm:
On motion to reconsider the vote Failed by recorded vote: 165 – 245 (Roll no. 399).
6/18/2009 4:49pm:
H.AMDT.224 Amendment (A014) offered by Mr. Hodes. (consideration: CR H7011)
6/18/2009 4:55pm:
H.AMDT.224 On agreeing to the Hodes amendment (A014) Agreed to by recorded vote: 413 – 0 (Roll no. 400).
6/18/2009 4:55pm:
Mr. King (IA) moved to reconsider the vote. (consideration: CR H7011-7012)
6/18/2009 5:00pm:
On motion to reconsider the vote Failed by recorded vote: 165 – 247 (Roll no. 401).
6/18/2009 5:01pm:
H.AMDT.230 Amendment (A020) offered by Mr. Reichert. (consideration: CR H7012)
6/18/2009 5:01pm:
H.AMDT.230 On agreeing to the Reichert amendment (A020) Agreed to by voice vote.
6/18/2009 5:01pm:
Mr. Lewis (CA) moved to recommit with instructions to Appropriations. (consideration: CR H7012-7013; text: CR H7012)
6/18/2009 5:02pm:
The House proceeded with ten minutes of debate on the Lewis (CA) motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back into the House with an amendment prohibiting the use of funds to provide rights under Miranda v. Arizona, 384 U.S.436(1966) by the Department of Justice, including all component agencies, to detainees in the custody of the armed forces of the United States in Afghanistan.
6/18/2009 5:03pm:
Mr. Obey raised a point of order against the motion to recommit with instructions. The provisions of the motion to recommit include a limitation not specifically contained or authorized in existing law and not considered in the Committee of the Whole pursuant to clause 2(d) of rule 21. Sustained by the Chair.
6/18/2009 5:04pm:
Point of order sustained against the motion to recommit with instructions.
6/18/2009 5:04pm:
Mr. Rogers (MI) appealed the ruling of the chair. The question was then put on sustaining the ruling of the chair.
6/18/2009 5:06pm:
Mr. Obey moved to table the appeal of the ruling of the Chair.
6/18/2009 5:22pm:
On motion to table the appeal of the ruling of the Chair Agreed to by recorded vote: 246 – 171 (Roll no. 402).
6/18/2009 5:22pm:
Mr. Rogers (MI) moved to reconsider the vote. (consideration: CR H7013-7014)
6/18/2009 5:31pm:
On motion to reconsider the vote Failed by recorded vote: 168 – 243 (Roll no. 403).
6/18/2009 5:32pm:
Mr. Lewis (CA) moved to recommit with instructions to Appropriations. (consideration: CR H7014-7015; text: CR H7014)
6/18/2009 5:33pm:
DEBATE – The House proceeded with ten minutes of debate on the Lewis (CA) motion to recommit. The instructions contained in the motion see to require the the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment that redirects funds.
6/18/2009 5:41pm:
The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection. (consideration: CR H7015)
6/18/2009 5:57pm:
On motion to recommit with instructions Agreed to by recorded vote: 312 – 103 (Roll no. 404).
6/18/2009 5:57pm:
Mr. Broun (GA) moved to reconsider the vote. (consideration: CR H7015-7016)
6/18/2009 6:05pm:
On motion to reconsider the vote Failed by recorded vote: 139 – 266 (Roll no. 405).
6/18/2009 6:05pm:
H.AMDT.243 Amendment (A033) offered by Mr. Obey. (consideration: CR H7016-7017) (See item 759 for explanation.).
6/18/2009 6:13pm:
H.AMDT.243 On agreeing to the Obey amendment (A033) Agreed to by recorded vote: 402 – 13 (Roll no. 406).
6/18/2009 6:14pm:
Mr. Broun (GA) moved to reconsider the vote. (consideration: CR H7017)
6/18/2009 6:19pm:
On motion to reconsider the vote Failed by recorded vote: 149 – 267 (Roll no. 407).
6/18/2009 6:26pm:
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 259 – 157 (Roll no. 408).
6/18/2009 6:26pm:
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6/22/2009:
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

6/25/2009:
Committee on Appropriations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
6/25/2009:
Committee on Appropriations. Reported by Senator Mikulski with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 111-34.
6/25/2009:
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 87.
10/5/2009:
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S10093-10105; text of measure as reported in Senate: CR S10093-10104)
10/7/2009:
Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S10181-10212)
10/7/2009:
S.AMDT.2629 Amendment SA 2629 proposed by Senator McCain. (consideration: CR S10182-10188S10192; text: CR S10182) To prohibit the use of funds appropriated under this Act for the purpose of preventing individuals, wholesalers, or pharmacists from importing certain prescription drugs.
10/7/2009:
S.AMDT.2629 Proposed amendment SA 2629 withdrawn in Senate. (consideration: CR S10192)
10/7/2009:
S.AMDT.2644 Amendment SA 2644 proposed by Senator Vitter. (consideration: CR S10192-10195; text: CR S10192) To provide that none of the funds made available in this Act may be used for collection of census data that does not include a question regarding status of United States citizenship.
10/7/2009:
S.AMDT.2393 Amendment SA 2393 proposed by Senator Johanns. (consideration: CR S10207; text: CR S10207) Prohibiting use of funds to fund the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN).
10/7/2009:
S.AMDT.2630 Amendment SA 2630 proposed by Senator Vitter. (consideration: CR S10207-10208S10209-10210; text: CR S10207) To prohibit funds from being used in contravention of section 642(a) of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996.
10/7/2009:
S.AMDT.2653 Amendment SA 2653 proposed by Senator Bunning. (consideration: CR S10208-10209; text: CR S10208) To require that all legislative matters be available and fully scored by CBO 72 hours before consideration by any subcommittee or committee of the Senate or on the floor of the Senate.
10/7/2009:
S.AMDT.2630 Motion to table amendment SA 2630 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 61 – 38. Record Vote Number: 316.
10/7/2009:
S.AMDT.2627 Amendment SA 2627 proposed by Senator Levin. (consideration: CR S10210; text: CR S10210) To ensure adequate resources for resolving thousands of offshore tax cases involving hidden accounts at offshore financial institutions.
10/7/2009:
S.AMDT.2647 Amendment SA 2647 proposed by Senator Durbin. (consideration: CR S10210-10211; text as modified: CR S10211) To require the Comptroller General to review and audit Federal funds received by ACORN.
10/8/2009:
Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S10265-10280S10284-10307S10328)
10/8/2009:
S.AMDT.2393 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S10265)
10/8/2009:
S.AMDT.2627 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S10265)
10/8/2009:
S.AMDT.2644 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S10265)
10/8/2009:
S.AMDT.2647 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S10265)
10/8/2009:
S.AMDT.2653 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S10265S10272)
10/8/2009:
S.AMDT.2626 Amendment SA 2626 proposed by Senator McCain. (consideration: CR S10265-10268S10271-10272; text: CR S10266) To eliminate funding for Public Telecommunications Facilities, Planning and Construction.
10/8/2009:
S.AMDT.2646 Amendment SA 2646 proposed by Senator Begich. (consideration: CR S10271; text: CR S10271) To allow tribes located inside of certain boroughs of Alaska to receive Federal funds for their activities.
10/8/2009:
S.AMDT.2626 Amendment SA 2626 not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 33 – 64. Record Vote Number: 317.
10/8/2009:
S.AMDT.2653 Point of order raised in Senate with respect to amendment SA 2653.
10/8/2009:
S.AMDT.2653 Amendment SA 2653 ruled non-germane by the chair.
10/8/2009:
S.AMDT.2648 Amendment SA 2648 proposed by Senator Ensign. (consideration: CR S10272; text as modified: CR S10272) To provide additional funds for the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program by reducing corporate welfare programs.
10/8/2009:
Motion by Senator Ensign to recommit to Senate Committee on Appropriations with instructions to report back made in Senate. (consideration: CR S10272-10273S10284; text: CR S10272)
10/8/2009:
S.AMDT.2625 Amendment SA 2625 proposed by Senator Shelby. (consideration: CR S10280; text: CR S10280) To provide danger pay to Federal agents stationed in dangerous foreign field offices.
10/8/2009:
Motion by Senator Ensign to recommit to Senate Committee on Appropriations rejected in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 33 – 65. Record Vote Number: 319. (consideration: CR S10284)
10/8/2009:
S.AMDT.2642 Amendment SA 2642 proposed by Senator Leahy. (consideration: CR S10285; text: CR S10285) To include nonprofit and volunteer ground and air ambulance crew members and first responders for certain benefits.
10/8/2009:
S.AMDT.2669 Amendment SA 2669 proposed by Senator Graham. (consideration: CR S10285; text: CR S10285) To prohibit the use of funds for the prosecution in Article III courts of the United States of individuals involved in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
10/8/2009:
Cloture motion on the committee reported substitute amendment presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S10328; text: CR S10328)
10/8/2009:
Cloture motion on the bill presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S10328; text: CR S10328)
10/13/2009:
Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S10339-10352)
10/13/2009:
S.AMDT.2393 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S10339)
10/13/2009:
S.AMDT.2625 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S10339)
10/13/2009:
S.AMDT.2627 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S10339)
10/13/2009:
S.AMDT.2642 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S10339)
10/13/2009:
S.AMDT.2644 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S10339)
10/13/2009:
S.AMDT.2646 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S10339)
10/13/2009:
S.AMDT.2647 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S10339)
10/13/2009:
S.AMDT.2648 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S10339)
10/13/2009:
S.AMDT.2669 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S10339)
10/13/2009:
S.AMDT.2631 Amendment SA 2631 proposed by Senator Coburn. (consideration: CR S10343S10345-10346; text: CR S10343) To redirect funding of the National Science Foundation toward practical scientific research
10/13/2009:
S.AMDT.2632 Amendment SA 2632 proposed by Senator Coburn. (consideration: CR S10343S10345; text: CR S10343) To require public disclosure of certain reports.
10/13/2009:
S.AMDT.2667 Amendment SA 2667 proposed by Senator Coburn. (consideration: CR S10343-10344; text: CR S10343) To reduce waste and abuse at the Department of Commerce.
10/13/2009:
Cloture on the committee reported substitute amendment not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 56 – 38. Record Vote Number: 320. (consideration: CRS10351; text: CR S10351)
10/13/2009:
Motion to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the committee reported substitute amendment entered in Senate.
11/5/2009:
Motion to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the committee reported substitute amendment (Record Vote Number: 320) agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S11145-11146S1148)
11/5/2009:
Cloture on the committee reported substitute amendment (upon reconsideration) invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 60 – 39. Record Vote Number: 335. (consideration: CR S11148; text: CR S11148)
11/5/2009:
Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S11148-11172S11173-11186)
11/5/2009:
S.AMDT.2393 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S11148S11172)
11/5/2009:
S.AMDT.2625 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S11148S11172)
11/5/2009:
S.AMDT.2627 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S11148S11172)
11/5/2009:
S.AMDT.2631 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S11148S11169-11170)
11/5/2009:
S.AMDT.2632 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S11148S11172)
11/5/2009:
S.AMDT.2642 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S11148S11172)
11/5/2009:
S.AMDT.2644 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S11146-11148S11148S11172)
11/5/2009:
S.AMDT.2646 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S11148S11172)
11/5/2009:
S.AMDT.2647 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S11148S11172)
11/5/2009:
S.AMDT.2648 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S11148S11171-11172)
11/5/2009:
S.AMDT.2667 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S11148S11170)
11/5/2009:
S.AMDT.2669 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S11148S11155-11168S11168-11169S11170-11171)
11/5/2009:
Cloture motion on the bill withdrawn by unanimous consent in Senate. (consideration: CR S11168)
11/5/2009:
S.AMDT.2631 Amendment SA 2631 not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 36 – 62. Record Vote Number: 336.
11/5/2009:
S.AMDT.2667 Point of order raised in Senate with respect to amendment SA 2667.
11/5/2009:
S.AMDT.2667 Motion to waive the Budget Act with respect to amendment SA 2667 rejected in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 42 – 57. Record Vote Number: 337.
11/5/2009:
S.AMDT.2667 Amendment SA 2667 ruled out of order by the chair.
11/5/2009:
S.AMDT.2669 Motion to table amendment SA 2669 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 54 – 45. Record Vote Number: 338.
11/5/2009:
S.AMDT.2648 Point of order raised in Senate with respect to amendment SA 2648.
11/5/2009:
S.AMDT.2648 Motion to waive the Budget Act with respect to amendment SA 2648 rejected in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 32 – 67. Record Vote Number: 339.
11/5/2009:
S.AMDT.2648 Amendment SA 2648 ruled out of order by the chair.
11/5/2009:
S.AMDT.2393 Amendment SA 2393 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
11/5/2009:
S.AMDT.2644 Point of order raised in Senate with respect to amendment SA 2644.
11/5/2009:
S.AMDT.2627 Point of order raised in Senate with respect to amendment SA 2627.
11/5/2009:
S.AMDT.2646 Point of order raised in Senate with respect to amendment SA 2646.
11/5/2009:
S.AMDT.2625 Point of order raised in Senate with respect to amendment SA 2625.
11/5/2009:
S.AMDT.2642 Point of order raised in Senate with respect to amendment SA 2642.
11/5/2009:
S.AMDT.2632 Point of order raised in Senate with respect to amendment SA 2632.
11/5/2009:
S.AMDT.2644 Amendment SA 2644 ruled non-germane by the chair.
11/5/2009:
S.AMDT.2627 Amendment SA 2627 ruled out of order by the chair.
11/5/2009:
S.AMDT.2646 Amendment SA 2646 ruled out of order by the chair.
11/5/2009:
S.AMDT.2625 Amendment SA 2625 ruled out of order by the chair.
11/5/2009:
S.AMDT.2642 Amendment SA 2642 ruled out of order by the chair.
11/5/2009:
S.AMDT.2632 Amendment SA 2632 ruled out of order by the chair.
11/5/2009:
S.AMDT.2647 Amendment SA 2647 as modified agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
11/5/2009:
The committee substitute as amended agreed to by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S11174)
11/5/2009:
Passed Senate with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 71 – 28. Record Vote Number: 340. (text: CR S11175-11186)
11/5/2009:
Senate insists on its amendment, asks for a conference, appoints conferees Mikulski; Inouye; Leahy; Kohl; Dorgan; Feinstein; Reed; Lautenberg; Nelson NE; Pryor; Byrd; Shelby; Gregg; McConnell; Hutchison; Alexander; Voinovich; Murkowski; Cochran. (consideration: CR S11186)
11/5/2009:
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
12/16/2009 9:25am:
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 976 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 3326H.J. Res. 64H.R. 4314 and H.R. 2847.
12/16/2009 1:11pm:
Rule H. Res. 976 passed House.
12/16/2009 4:38pm:
Mr. Obey moved that the House agree with an amendment to the Senate amendment. (consideration: CR H15431-15472H15472-15473)
12/16/2009 4:38pm:
A point of order was raised against consideration of the measure on the grounds that it violated the Budget Act. Following 20 minutes of debate on the point of order, the Chair will put the question on consideration.
12/16/2009 4:39pm:
The Chair put the question on consideration of the measure. (consideration: CR H15443)
12/16/2009 4:41pm:
DEBATE – The House proceeded with 1 hour of debate on the motion to concur in the Senate amendment with an amendment.
12/16/2009 6:45pm:
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. (consideration: CR H15472)
12/16/2009 7:04pm:
On motion that the House agree with an amendment to the Senate amendment Agreed to by recorded vote: 217 – 212 (Roll no. 991). (text as House agreed to Senate amendment with an amendment: CR H15443-15455)
12/16/2009 7:04pm:
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12/18/2009:
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate amendment.
2/11/2010:
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S559-560)
2/11/2010:
Motion by Senator Reid to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 2847) with an amendment (SA 3310) made in Senate.
2/11/2010:
S.AMDT.3310 Amendment SA 3310 proposed by Senator Reid. (consideration: CR S559) In the nature of a substitute.
2/11/2010:
S.AMDT.3311 Amendment SA 3311 proposed by Senator Reid to Amendment SA 3310. (consideration: CR S559; text: CR S559) To change the enactment date.
2/11/2010:
Cloture motion on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment with an amendment (SA 3310) presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S559; text: CR S559)
2/11/2010:
Motion by Senator Reid to refer to Senate Committee on Appropriations with instructions to report back forthwith with the following amendment (SA3312) made in Senate.
2/11/2010:
S.AMDT.3312 Amendment SA 3312 proposed by Senator Reid. (consideration: CR S559; text: CR S559) To provide for a study.
2/11/2010:
S.AMDT.3313 Amendment SA 3313 proposed by Senator Reid to the instructions (amendment SA 3312) of the motion to concur. (consideration: CR S559-560; text: CR S559-560) Of a perfecting nature.
2/11/2010:
S.AMDT.3314 Amendment SA 3314 proposed by Senator Reid to Amendment SA 3313. (consideration: CR S560; text: CR S560) Of a perfecting nature.
2/22/2010:
Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S600-604S607-613)
2/22/2010:
S.AMDT.3310 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S600)
2/22/2010:
S.AMDT.3311 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S600)
2/22/2010:
S.AMDT.3312 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S600)
2/22/2010:
S.AMDT.3313 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S600)
2/22/2010:
S.AMDT.3314 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S600)
2/22/2010:
Cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment with an amendment (SA 3310) invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 62 – 30. Record Vote Number: 23. (consideration: CR S610; text: CR S610)
2/22/2010:
Motion by Senator Reid to refer to Senate Committee on Appropriations with instructions to report back forthwith with the following amendment (SA 3312) fell when cloture was invoked on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment with an amendment (SA 3310) in Senate.
2/22/2010:
S.AMDT.3312 SA 3312 fell when cloture invoked on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment with an amendment (SA 3310).
2/22/2010:
S.AMDT.3313 SA 3313 fell when SA 3312 fell.
2/22/2010:
S.AMDT.3314 SA 3314 fell when SA 3313 fell.
2/23/2010:
Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S681-682S682-693)
2/23/2010:
S.AMDT.3310 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S681)
2/23/2010:
S.AMDT.3311 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S681)
2/23/2010:
S.AMDT.3310 Point of order raised in Senate with respect to amendment SA 3310.
2/23/2010:
S.AMDT.3310 Motion to waive the Budget Act with respect to amendment SA 3310 made in Senate.
2/23/2010:
Motion to waive provisions of the Budget Act and budget resolutions, under section 904(b) of the Budget Act, for consideration of the pending motion to concur with amendment.
2/24/2010:
Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S718-725)
2/24/2010:
S.AMDT.3310 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S718)
2/24/2010:
S.AMDT.3311 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S718)
2/24/2010:
S.AMDT.3310 Motion to waive the Budget Act with respect to amendment SA 3310 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 62 – 34. Record Vote Number: 24.
2/24/2010:
S.AMDT.3311 Proposed amendment SA 3311, by unanimous consent, was withdrawn in Senate. (consideration: CR S725)
2/24/2010:
Senate concurred in House amendment to Senate amendment with an amendment (SA 3310) Yea-Nay Vote. 70 – 28. Record Vote Number: 25. (consideration: CR S725; text as Senate agreed to House amendment with an amendment: CR 2/25/2010 S804-815)
2/24/2010:
S.AMDT.3310 Amendment SA 3310 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 70 – 28. Record Vote Number: 25.
2/25/2010:
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
3/4/2010 1:52pm:
Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 1137 the House moved to agree with an amendment to the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment. (consideration: CR H1125-1147)
3/4/2010 1:53pm:
DEBATE – The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment, with an amendment.
3/4/2010 2:57pm:
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. (consideration: CR H1146-1147)
3/4/2010 3:30pm:
On motion that the House agree with an amendment to the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 217 – 201 (Roll no. 90). (text of House amendment to Senate amendment to House amendment to Senate amendment: CR H1136-1137)
3/4/2010 3:30pm:
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3/4/2010:
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendments to Senate amendment to House amendment to Senate amendment.
3/11/2010:
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S1479-1480)
3/11/2010:
Motion by Senator Durbin to concur in the House amendments to Senate amendment to House amendment to Senate amendment made in Senate. (consideration: CR S1479)
3/11/2010:
Cloture motion on the motion to concur in the House amendments to Senate amendment to House amendment to Senate amendment presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S1479; text: CR S1479)
3/11/2010:
Motion by Senator Durbin to concur in the House amendments to Senate amendment to House amendment to Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 2847) with an amendment (SA 3498). (consideration: CR S1479)
3/11/2010:
S.AMDT.3498 Amendment SA 3498 proposed by Senator Durbin to the motion to concur in the House amendments to the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment. (consideration: CR S1479; text: CR S1479) Of a perfecting nature.
3/11/2010:
S.AMDT.3499 Amendment SA 3499 proposed by Senator Durbin to Amendment SA 3498. (consideration: CR S1479; text: CR S1479) Of a perfecting nature.
3/11/2010:
Motion by Senator Durbin to refer to Senate Committee on Appropriations with instructions to report back forthwith, with the following amendment (SA 3500) made in Senate. (consideration: CR S1479)
3/11/2010:
S.AMDT.3500 Amendment SA 3500 proposed by Senator Durbin. (consideration: CR S1479-1480; text: CR S1480) To provide for a study.
3/11/2010:
S.AMDT.3501 Amendment SA 3501 proposed by Senator Durbin to the instructions (amendment SA 3500) of the motion to refer the bill (H.R. 2847). (consideration: CR S1480; text: CR S1480) Of a perfecting nature.
3/11/2010:
S.AMDT.3502 Amendment SA 3502 proposed by Senator Durbin to Amendment SA 3501. (consideration: CR S1480; text: CR S1480) Of a perfecting nature.
3/15/2010:
Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S1500-1501S1513)
3/15/2010:
S.AMDT.3498 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S1500)
3/15/2010:
S.AMDT.3499 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S1500)
3/15/2010:
S.AMDT.3500 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S1500S1501)
3/15/2010:
S.AMDT.3501 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S1500S1501)
3/15/2010:
S.AMDT.3502 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S1500S1501)
3/15/2010:
Cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendments to Senate amendment to House amendment to Senate amendment invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 61 – 30. Record Vote Number: 49. (consideration: CR S1501; text: CR S1501)
3/15/2010:
Motion by Senator Durbin to refer to Senate Committee on Appropriations with instructions to report back forthwith with the following amendment (SA 3500) fell when cloture was invoked on the motion to concur in the House amendments to Senate amendment to House amendment to Senate amendment in Senate.
3/15/2010:
S.AMDT.3500 SA 3500 fell when cloture was invoked on the motion to concur in the House amendments to Senate amendment to House amendment to Senate amendment.
3/15/2010:
S.AMDT.3501 SA 3501 fell when SA 3500 fell.
3/15/2010:
S.AMDT.3502 SA 3502 fell when SA 3501 fell.
3/17/2010:
Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S1633-1635S1635-1638)
3/17/2010:
S.AMDT.3498 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S1633)
3/17/2010:
S.AMDT.3499 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S1633)
3/17/2010:
Motion by Senator Durbin to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment with an amendment (SA 3498) is withdrawn. (consideration: CR S1633)
3/17/2010:
S.AMDT.3498 Proposed amendment SA 3498 withdrawn in Senate. (consideration: CR S1633)
3/17/2010:
S.AMDT.3499 SA 3499 fell when SA 3498 withdrawn. (consideration: CR S1633)
3/17/2010:
Point of order that the House amendment to the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment violates the Budget Act raised in Senate.
3/17/2010:
Motion to waive all applicable budgetary discipline with respect to House amendment to the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 63 – 34. Record Vote Number: 54. (consideration: CR S1634-1635)
3/17/2010:
Senate concurred in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment Yea-Nay Vote. 68 – 29. Record Vote Number: 55.
3/17/2010:
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
3/17/2010:
Cleared for White House.
3/17/2010:
Presented to President.
3/18/2010:
Signed by President.
3/18/2010:
Became Public Law No: 111-147.

TITLE(S):  (italics indicate a title for a portion of a bill)

  • SHORT TITLE(S) AS INTRODUCED: Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010 Department of Commerce Appropriations Act, 2010 Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 2010 Science Appropriations Act, 2010
  • SHORT TITLE(S) AS REPORTED TO HOUSE: Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010 Department of Commerce Appropriations Act, 2010 Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 2010 Science Appropriations Act, 2010
  • SHORT TITLE(S) AS PASSED HOUSE: Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010 Department of Commerce Appropriations Act, 2010 Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 2010 Science Appropriations Act, 2010
  • SHORT TITLE(S) AS REPORTED TO SENATE: Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010 Department of Commerce Appropriations Act, 2010 Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 2010 Science Appropriations Act, 2010
  • SHORT TITLE(S) AS PASSED SENATE: Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010 Department of Commerce Appropriations Act, 2010 Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 2010 Science Appropriations Act, 2010
  • SHORT TITLE(S) AS ENACTED: Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2010
  • OFFICIAL TITLE AS INTRODUCED: Making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, and Science, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes.

COSPONSOR(S): ***NONE***


COMMITTEE(S):

Committee/Subcommittee: Activity:
House Appropriations Origin, Reporting
Senate Appropriations Referral, Markup, Reporting

RELATED BILL DETAILS:  (additional related bills may be indentified in Status)

Bill: Relationship:
H.RES.544 Rule related to H.R.2847 in House
H.RES.544 Related bill as identified by House committee
H.RES.552 Rule related to H.R.2847 in House
H.RES.552 Related bill as identified by House committee
H.RES.976 Rule related to H.R.2847 in House
H.RES.976 Related bill as identified by House committee
H.RES.1137 Related bill as identified by the House Clerk’s office
H.RES.1137 Related bill as identified by House committee
H.R.2391 Related bill identified by CRS
H.R.2391 Related bill as identified by House committee
H.R.3288 Related bill as identified by the House Clerk’s office
H.R.3288 Related bill as identified by House committee
S.3636 Related bill identified by CRS

AMENDMENT(S): 1. H.AMDT.211 to H.R.2847 Amendment provides an additional $100,000,000 (by offset) for the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program, restoring it to the FY 2009 level of $400,000,000. Sponsor: Rep Mollohan, Alan B. [WV-1] (introduced 6/18/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 6/18/2009 House amendment agreed to. Status: On agreeing to the Mollohan amendment (A001) Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 405 – 1 (Roll no. 384). 2. H.AMDT.212 to H.R.2847 Amendment increases the appropriation (by offset) to the International Trade Administration by $500,000. Sponsor: Rep Schock, Aaron [IL-18] (introduced 6/18/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 6/18/2009 House amendment not agreed to. Status: On agreeing to the Schock amendment (A002) Failed by recorded vote: 179 – 236 (Roll no. 386). 3. H.AMDT.213 to H.R.2847 Amendment ensures that not less than $500,000 is appropriated (by offset) to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for grants to be awarded in 2010 by the Secretary of Commerce for Western Pacific Fishery Demonstration Projects. Sponsor: Rep Bordallo, Madeleine Z. [GU] (introduced 6/18/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 6/18/2009 House amendment agreed to. Status: On agreeing to the Bordallo amendment (A003) Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 405 – 12 (Roll no. 388). 4. H.AMDT.214 to H.R.2847 Amendment increases funding (by offset) for the Violence Against Women Act Legal Assistance Program by $4 million. Sponsor: Rep Moore, Gwen [WI-4] (introduced 6/18/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 6/18/2009 House amendment agreed to. Status: On agreeing to the Moore (WI) amendment (A004) Agreed to by recorded vote: 414 – 0 (Roll no. 390). 5. H.AMDT.215 to H.R.2847 Amendment provides an increase of $2.5 million (by offset) for the National Criminal History Improvement Program. Sponsor: Rep Boswell, Leonard L. [IA-3] (introduced 6/18/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 6/18/2009 House amendment agreed to. Status: On agreeing to the Boswell amendment (A005) Agreed to by recorded vote: 416 – 1 (Roll no. 392). 6. H.AMDT.216 to H.R.2847 Amendment sought to reduce the amount appropriated for the Federal Prison system by $97,400,000. Sponsor: Rep Roe, David P. [TN-1] (introduced 6/17/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 6/18/2009 House amendment not agreed to. Status: On agreeing to the Roe (TN) amendment (A006) Failed by recorded vote: 140 – 283 (Roll no. 356). 7. H.AMDT.217 to H.R.2847 Amendment increases the amount appropriated (by offset) for the Debbie Smith DNA Backlog Grant Program by $5 million. Sponsor: Rep Nadler, Jerrold [NY-8] (introduced 6/17/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 6/18/2009 House amendment agreed to. Status: On agreeing to the Nadler (NY) amendment (A007) Agreed to by recorded vote: 418 – 3 (Roll no. 357). 8. H.AMDT.218 to H.R.2847 Amendment inserts a provision for the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Undergraduate Program. Sponsor: Rep Johnson, Eddie Bernice [TX-30] (introduced 6/18/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 6/18/2009 House amendment agreed to. Status: On agreeing to the Johnson, E. B. amendment (A008) Agreed to by recorded vote: 387 – 31 (Roll no. 396). 9. H.AMDT.219 to H.R.2847 Amendment sought to strike appropriations for the Legal Services Corporation. Sponsor: Rep Hensarling, Jeb [TX-5] (introduced 6/17/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 6/18/2009 House amendment not agreed to. Status: On agreeing to the Hensarling amendment (A009) Failed by recorded vote: 105 – 323 (Roll no. 359). 10. H.AMDT.220 to H.R.2847 Amendment fell on roll call 360 in the Committee of the Whole, and pursuant to clause 6(h) of rule XVIII, the Committee rose because the votes cast by the Delegates and Resident Commissioner were decisive in the disposition of the amendment. Pursuant to the rule, the amendment offered by Mr. Lewis (CA) was subject to a re-vote in the full House. Sponsor: Rep Lewis, Jerry [CA-41] (introduced 6/17/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 6/18/2009 House amendment not agreed to. Status: On agreeing to the Lewis (CA) amendment (A010) Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 212 – 213 (Roll no. 361). 11. H.AMDT.221 to H.R.2847 Amendment sought to prohibit the use of funds for the salaries or expenses of personnel who obligate, funds made available under the following headings in title II of division A of Public Law 111-5: (1) “Economic Development Administration – Economic Development Assistance Programs”. (2) “National Telecommunications and Information Administration – Digital-to-Analog Converter Box Program”. (3) “National Institute of Standards and Technology – Construction of Research Facilities”. Sponsor: Rep Tiahrt, Todd [KS-4] (introduced 6/17/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 6/18/2009 House amendment not agreed to. Status: On agreeing to the Tiahrt amendment (A011) Failed by recorded vote: 161 – 270 (Roll no. 362). 12. H.AMDT.222 to H.R.2847 An amendment numbered 102 printed in the Congressional Record to prohibit the use of funds to purchase light bulbs unless the bulbs have “Energy Star.”. Sponsor: Rep Cuellar, Henry [TX-28] (introduced 6/18/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 6/18/2009 House amendment agreed to. Status: On agreeing to the Cuellar amendment (A012) Agreed to by recorded vote: 338 – 74 (Roll no. 398). 13. H.AMDT.223 to H.R.2847 Amendment sought to reduce the appropriation for the Department of Justice General Administration salaries and expenses by $100,000,000 across-the-board. Sponsor: Rep Price, Tom [GA-6] (introduced 6/17/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 6/18/2009 House amendment not agreed to. Status: On agreeing to the Price (GA) amendment (A013) Failed by recorded vote: 165 – 257 (Roll no. 364). 14. H.AMDT.224 to H.R.2847 Amendment requires that all executive departments and independent agencies track undisbursed balances in expired grant accounts and report the results to the Director of OMB. The amendment further requires the reports to identify which accounts could be returned to the U.S. Treasury. Sponsor: Rep Hodes, Paul W. [NH-2] (introduced 6/18/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 6/18/2009 House amendment agreed to. Status: On agreeing to the Hodes amendment (A014) Agreed to by recorded vote: 413 – 0 (Roll no. 400). 15. H.AMDT.225 to H.R.2847 Amendment sought to prohibit the use of funds for the biological opinion entitled “Biological Opinion and conference Opinion on the Long-Term Operations of the Central Valley Project and State Water Project”, issued by the National Marine fisheries Service and dated June 4, 2009. Sponsor: Rep Nunes, Devin [CA-21] (introduced 6/17/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 6/18/2009 House amendment not agreed to. Status: On agreeing to the Nunes amendment (A015) Failed by recorded vote: 208 – 218 (Roll no. 366). 16. H.AMDT.226 to H.R.2847 Amendment sought to decrease by 5% funds that are not required to be appropriated or otherwise made available by a provision of law. Sponsor: Rep Blackburn, Marsha [TN-7] (introduced 6/17/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 6/18/2009 House amendment not agreed to. Status: On agreeing to the Blackburn amendment (A016) Failed by recorded vote: 177 – 248 (Roll no. 367). 17. H.AMDT.227 to H.R.2847 An amendment numbered 71 printed in the Congressional Record to prohibit the use of funds to relocate the Office of the Census or employees from the Department of Commerce to the jurisdiction of the Executive Office of the President. Sponsor: Rep Burton, Dan [IN-5] (introduced 6/18/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 6/18/2009 House amendment agreed to. Status: On agreeing to the Burton (IN) amendment (A017) Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 251 – 168 (Roll no. 383). 18. H.AMDT.228 to H.R.2847 An amendment numbered 97 printed in the Congressional Record to reduce the funds appropriated in the Act by $644,150,000. Sponsor: Rep Price, Tom [GA-6] (introduced 6/17/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 6/18/2009 House amendment not agreed to. Status: On agreeing to the Price (GA) amendment (A018) Failed by recorded vote: 188 – 236 (Roll no. 369). 19. H.AMDT.229 to H.R.2847 An amendment numbered 100 printed in the Congressional Record to reduce the appropriation in the bill by $12,511,000,000 across-the board. Sponsor: Rep Jordan, Jim [OH-4] (introduced 6/17/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 6/18/2009 House amendment not agreed to. Status: On agreeing to the Jordan (OH) amendment (A019) Failed by recorded vote: 147 – 275 (Roll no. 370). 20. H.AMDT.230 to H.R.2847 Amendment increases the appropriation (by offset) for Violence Against Women programs by $2.5 million. Sponsor: Rep Reichert, David G. [WA-8] (introduced 6/18/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 6/18/2009 House amendment agreed to. Status: On agreeing to the Reichert amendment (A020) Agreed to by voice vote. 21. H.AMDT.231 to H.R.2847 An amendment numbered 59 printed in the Congressional Record to prohibit use of funds for establishment or implementation of a National Climate Service. Sponsor: Rep Broun, Paul C. [GA-10] (introduced 6/17/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 6/18/2009 House amendment not agreed to. Status: On agreeing to the Broun (GA) amendment (A021) Failed by recorded vote: 161 – 262 (Roll no. 372). 22. H.AMDT.232 to H.R.2847 An amendment numbered 60 printed in the Congressional Record to prohibit use of funds in the bill for application of the statistical method known as sampling when carrying out the 2010 decennial census. Sponsor: Rep Broun, Paul C. [GA-10] (introduced 6/17/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 6/17/2009 By unanimous consent, the Broun (GA) amendment was withdrawn. 23. H.AMDT.233 to H.R.2847 An amendment numbered 79 printed in the Congressional Record to prohibit use of funds in the bill by the Art Center of the Grand Prairie, Stuttgart, AR, for the Grand Prairie Arts Initiative. Sponsor: Rep Hensarling, Jeb [TX-5] (introduced 6/17/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 6/18/2009 House amendment not agreed to. Status: On agreeing to the Hensarling amendment (A023) Failed by recorded vote: 134 – 294 (Roll no. 373). 24. H.AMDT.234 to H.R.2847 Amendment numbered 76 printed in the Congressional Record to prohibit use of funds in the bill for the Maine Department of Marine Resources, Augusta, ME, for Maine Lobster Research and Inshore Trawl Survey. Sponsor: Rep Hensarling, Jeb [TX-5] (introduced 6/17/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 6/18/2009 House amendment not agreed to. Status: On agreeing to the Hensarling amendment (A024) Failed by recorded vote: 115 – 311 (Roll no. 374). 25. H.AMDT.235 to H.R.2847 Amendment sought to prohibit use of funds in the bill for the Training the Next Generation of Weather Forecasters project of San Jose State University, San Jose, California. Sponsor: Rep Campbell, John [CA-48] (introduced 6/17/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 6/18/2009 House amendment not agreed to. Status: On agreeing to the Campbell amendment (A025) Failed by recorded vote: 123 – 303 (Roll no. 375). 26. H.AMDT.236 to H.R.2847 Amendment sought to prohibit use of funds in the bill for the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce, Jamaica, NY, for the Jamaica Export Center. Sponsor: Rep Campbell, John [CA-48] (introduced 6/17/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 6/18/2009 House amendment not agreed to. Status: On agreeing to the Campbell amendment (A026) Failed by recorded vote: 129 – 295 (Roll no. 376). 27. H.AMDT.237 to H.R.2847 Amendment sought to prohibit use of funds for the Summer Flounder and Black Sea Initiative project of the Partnership for the Mid-Atlantic Fisheries, Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey. Sponsor: Rep Campbell, John [CA-48] (introduced 6/17/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 6/18/2009 House amendment not agreed to. Status: On agreeing to the Campbell amendment (A027) Failed by recorded vote: 102 – 317 (Roll no. 377). 28. H.AMDT.238 to H.R.2847 An amendment numbered 87 in the Congressional Record to prohibit the use of funds to be used for operations of the National Drug Intelligence Center and decrease appropriations for the Department of Justice general administration by $44,023,000. Sponsor: Rep Flake, Jeff [AZ-6] (introduced 6/17/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 6/18/2009 House amendment not agreed to. Status: On agreeing to the Flake amendment (A028) Failed by recorded vote: 130 – 295 (Roll no. 378). 29. H.AMDT.239 to H.R.2847 Amendment sought to prohibit the use of funds to be used for the Innovative Science Learning Center of Science South, Florence, South Carolina, and to decrease the appropriations for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration cross agency support by $500,000. Sponsor: Rep Flake, Jeff [AZ-6] (introduced 6/17/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 6/18/2009 House amendment not agreed to. Status: On agreeing to the Flake amendment (A029) Failed by recorded vote: 107 – 320 (Roll no. 379). 30. H.AMDT.240 to H.R.2847 Amendment sought to prohibit the use of funds for the Drew University Environmental Science Initiative of Drew University, Madison, New Jersey, and to decrease the appropriations for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration cross agency support by $1 million. Sponsor: Rep Flake, Jeff [AZ-6] (introduced 6/17/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 6/18/2009 House amendment not agreed to. Status: On agreeing to the Flake amendment (A030) Failed by recorded vote: 100 – 318 (Roll no. 380). 31. H.AMDT.241 to H.R.2847 Amendment sought to prohibit the use of funds for the Science Education Through Exploration project of the JASON Project, Ashburn, Virginia, and to decrease the appropriations for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration operations, research, and facilities by $4 million. Sponsor: Rep Flake, Jeff [AZ-6] (introduced 6/17/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 6/18/2009 House amendment not agreed to. Status: On agreeing to the Flake amendment (A031) Failed by recorded vote: 119 – 306 (Roll no. 381). 32. H.AMDT.242 to H.R.2847 Amendment sought to prohibit the use of funds for the Institute for Seafood Studies project of the Nicholls State University Department of Biological Sciences, Thibodaux, Louisiana, and to decrease the appropriations for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration operations, research, and facilities by $325,000. Sponsor: Rep Flake, Jeff [AZ-6] (introduced 6/17/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 6/18/2009 House amendment not agreed to. Status: On agreeing to the Flake amendment (A032) Failed by recorded vote: 124 – 303 (Roll no. 382). 33. H.AMDT.243 to H.R.2847 (See item 759 for explanation.). Sponsor: Rep Obey, David R. [WI-7] (introduced 6/18/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 6/18/2009 House amendment agreed to. Status: On agreeing to the Obey amendment (A033) Agreed to by recorded vote: 402 – 13 (Roll no. 406). 34. S.AMDT.2393 to H.R.2847 Prohibiting use of funds to fund the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN). Sponsor: Sen Johanns, Mike [NE] (introduced 9/15/2009)      Cosponsors (1) Latest Major Action: 11/5/2009 Senate amendment agreed to. Status: Amendment SA 2393 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent. 35. S.AMDT.2624 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Levin, Carl [MI] (introduced 10/5/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 10/5/2009 Senate amendment submitted 36. S.AMDT.2625 to H.R.2847 To provide danger pay to Federal agents stationed in dangerous foreign field offices. Sponsor: Sen Shelby, Richard C. [AL] (introduced 10/5/2009)      Cosponsors (1) Latest Major Action: 11/5/2009 Amendment SA 2625 ruled out of order by the chair. 37. S.AMDT.2626 to H.R.2847 To eliminate funding for Public Telecommunications Facilities, Planning and Construction. Sponsor: Sen McCain, John [AZ] (introduced 10/6/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 10/8/2009 Senate amendment not agreed to. Status: Amendment SA 2626 not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 33 – 64. Record Vote Number: 317. 38. S.AMDT.2627 to H.R.2847 To ensure adequate resources for resolving thousands of offshore tax cases involving hidden accounts at offshore financial institutions. Sponsor: Sen Levin, Carl [MI] (introduced 10/7/2009)      Cosponsors (3) Latest Major Action: 11/5/2009 Amendment SA 2627 ruled out of order by the chair. 39. S.AMDT.2628 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Lautenberg, Frank R. [NJ] (introduced 10/7/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 10/7/2009 Senate amendment submitted 40. S.AMDT.2629 to H.R.2847 To prohibit the use of funds appropriated under this Act for the purpose of preventing individuals, wholesalers, or pharmacists from importing certain prescription drugs. Sponsor: Sen McCain, John [AZ] (introduced 10/7/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 10/7/2009 Proposed amendment SA 2629 withdrawn in Senate. 41. S.AMDT.2630 to H.R.2847 To prohibit funds from being used in contravention of section 642(a) of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996. Sponsor: Sen Vitter, David [LA] (introduced 10/7/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 10/7/2009 Motion to table amendment SA 2630 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 61 – 38. Record Vote Number: 316. 42. S.AMDT.2631 to H.R.2847 To redirect funding of the National Science Foundation toward practical scientific research Sponsor: Sen Coburn, Tom [OK] (introduced 10/7/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 11/5/2009 Senate amendment not agreed to. Status: Amendment SA 2631 not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 36 – 62. Record Vote Number: 336. 43. S.AMDT.2632 to H.R.2847 To require public disclosure of certain reports. Sponsor: Sen Coburn, Tom [OK] (introduced 10/7/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 11/5/2009 Amendment SA 2632 ruled out of order by the chair. 44. S.AMDT.2633 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Cochran, Thad [MS] (introduced 10/7/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 10/7/2009 Senate amendment submitted 45. S.AMDT.2634 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Cornyn, John [TX] (introduced 10/7/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 10/7/2009 Senate amendment submitted 46. S.AMDT.2635 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Vitter, David [LA] (introduced 10/7/2009)      Cosponsors (1) Latest Major Action: 10/7/2009 Senate amendment submitted 47. S.AMDT.2636 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Landrieu, Mary L. [LA] (introduced 10/7/2009)      Cosponsors (1) Latest Major Action: 10/7/2009 Senate amendment submitted 48. S.AMDT.2637 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Brown, Sherrod [OH] (introduced 10/7/2009)      Cosponsors (2) Latest Major Action: 10/7/2009 Senate amendment submitted 49. S.AMDT.2638 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Brown, Sherrod [OH] (introduced 10/7/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 10/7/2009 Senate amendment submitted 50. S.AMDT.2639 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Brown, Sherrod [OH] (introduced 10/7/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 10/7/2009 Senate amendment submitted 51. S.AMDT.2640 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Brown, Sherrod [OH] (introduced 10/7/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 10/7/2009 Senate amendment submitted 52. S.AMDT.2641 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Levin, Carl [MI] (introduced 10/7/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 10/7/2009 Senate amendment submitted 53. S.AMDT.2642 to H.R.2847 To include nonprofit and volunteer ground and air ambulance crew members and first responders for certain benefits. Sponsor: Sen Leahy, Patrick J. [VT] (introduced 10/7/2009)      Cosponsors (1) Latest Major Action: 11/5/2009 Amendment SA 2642 ruled out of order by the chair. 54. S.AMDT.2643 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Ensign, John [NV] (introduced 10/7/2009)      Cosponsors (1) Latest Major Action: 10/7/2009 Senate amendment submitted 55. S.AMDT.2644 to H.R.2847 To provide that none of the funds made available in this Act may be used for collection of census data that does not include a question regarding status of United States citizenship. Sponsor: Sen Vitter, David [LA] (introduced 10/7/2009)      Cosponsors (3) Latest Major Action: 11/5/2009 Amendment SA 2644 ruled non-germane by the chair. 56. S.AMDT.2645 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Feingold, Russell D. [WI] (introduced 10/7/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 10/7/2009 Senate amendment submitted 57. S.AMDT.2646 to H.R.2847 To allow tribes located inside of certain boroughs of Alaska to receive Federal funds for their activities. Sponsor: Sen Begich, Mark [AK] (introduced 10/7/2009)      Cosponsors (1) Latest Major Action: 11/5/2009 Amendment SA 2646 ruled out of order by the chair. 58. S.AMDT.2647 to H.R.2847 To require the Comptroller General to review and audit Federal funds received by ACORN. Sponsor: Sen Durbin, Richard [IL] (introduced 10/7/2009)      Cosponsors (1) Latest Major Action: 11/5/2009 Senate amendment agreed to. Status: Amendment SA 2647 as modified agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent. 59. S.AMDT.2648 to H.R.2847 To provide additional funds for the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program by reducing corporate welfare programs. Sponsor: Sen Ensign, John [NV] (introduced 10/7/2009)      Cosponsors (1) Latest Major Action: 11/5/2009 Amendment SA 2648 ruled out of order by the chair. 60. S.AMDT.2649 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Mikulski, Barbara A. [MD] (introduced 10/7/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 10/7/2009 Senate amendment submitted 61. S.AMDT.2650 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Chambliss, Saxby [GA] (introduced 10/7/2009)      Cosponsors (1) Latest Major Action: 10/7/2009 Senate amendment submitted 62. S.AMDT.2651 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Collins, Susan M. [ME] (introduced 10/7/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 10/7/2009 Senate amendment submitted 63. S.AMDT.2652 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Feingold, Russell D. [WI] (introduced 10/7/2009)      Cosponsors (5) Latest Major Action: 10/7/2009 Senate amendment submitted 64. S.AMDT.2653 to H.R.2847 To require that all legislative matters be available and fully scored by CBO 72 hours before consideration by any subcommittee or committee of the Senate or on the floor of the Senate. Sponsor: Sen Bunning, Jim [KY] (introduced 10/7/2009)      Cosponsors (6) Latest Major Action: 10/8/2009 Amendment SA 2653 ruled non-germane by the chair. 65. S.AMDT.2655 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Grassley, Chuck [IA] (introduced 10/7/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 10/7/2009 Senate amendment submitted 66. S.AMDT.2656 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Brownback, Sam [KS] (introduced 10/8/2009)      Cosponsors (1) Latest Major Action: 10/8/2009 Senate amendment submitted 67. S.AMDT.2657 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Dodd, Christopher J. [CT] (introduced 10/8/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 10/8/2009 Senate amendment submitted 68. S.AMDT.2658 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Cantwell, Maria [WA] (introduced 10/8/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 10/8/2009 Senate amendment submitted 69. S.AMDT.2659 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Vitter, David [LA] (introduced 10/8/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 10/8/2009 Senate amendment submitted 70. S.AMDT.2660 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Ensign, John [NV] (introduced 10/8/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 10/8/2009 Senate amendment submitted 71. S.AMDT.2661 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Coburn, Tom [OK] (introduced 10/8/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 10/8/2009 Senate amendment submitted 72. S.AMDT.2662 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Thune, John [SD] (introduced 10/8/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 10/8/2009 Senate amendment submitted 73. S.AMDT.2663 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Vitter, David [LA] (introduced 10/8/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 10/8/2009 Senate amendment submitted 74. S.AMDT.2664 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Vitter, David [LA] (introduced 10/8/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 10/8/2009 Senate amendment submitted 75. S.AMDT.2665 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Sessions, Jeff [AL] (introduced 10/8/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 10/8/2009 Senate amendment submitted 76. S.AMDT.2666 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Hutchison, Kay Bailey [TX] (introduced 10/8/2009)      Cosponsors (3) Latest Major Action: 10/8/2009 Senate amendment submitted 77. S.AMDT.2667 to H.R.2847 To reduce waste and abuse at the Department of Commerce. Sponsor: Sen Coburn, Tom [OK] (introduced 10/8/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 11/5/2009 Amendment SA 2667 ruled out of order by the chair. 78. S.AMDT.2669 to H.R.2847 To prohibit the use of funds for the prosecution in Article III courts of the United States of individuals involved in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Sponsor: Sen Graham, Lindsey [SC] (introduced 10/8/2009)      Cosponsors (6) Latest Major Action: 11/5/2009 Motion to table amendment SA 2669 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 54 – 45. Record Vote Number: 338. 79. S.AMDT.2670 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Durbin, Richard [IL] (introduced 10/8/2009)      Cosponsors (1) Latest Major Action: 10/8/2009 Senate amendment submitted 80. S.AMDT.2671 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Thune, John [SD] (introduced 10/8/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 10/8/2009 Senate amendment submitted 81. S.AMDT.2672 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Bingaman, Jeff [NM] (introduced 10/8/2009)      Cosponsors (4) Latest Major Action: 10/8/2009 Senate amendment submitted 82. S.AMDT.2673 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Brownback, Sam [KS] (introduced 10/8/2009)      Cosponsors (1) Latest Major Action: 10/8/2009 Senate amendment submitted 83. S.AMDT.2674 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Rockefeller, John D., IV [WV] (introduced 10/8/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 10/8/2009 Senate amendment submitted 84. S.AMDT.2675 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Ensign, John [NV] (introduced 10/8/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 10/8/2009 Senate amendment submitted 85. S.AMDT.2676 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Chambliss, Saxby [GA] (introduced 10/13/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 10/13/2009 Senate amendment submitted 86. S.AMDT.2677 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Snowe, Olympia J. [ME] (introduced 10/13/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 10/13/2009 Senate amendment submitted 87. S.AMDT.2678 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Snowe, Olympia J. [ME] (introduced 10/13/2009)      Cosponsors (2) Latest Major Action: 10/13/2009 Senate amendment submitted 88. S.AMDT.2679 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Klobuchar, Amy [MN] (introduced 10/13/2009)      Cosponsors (1) Latest Major Action: 10/13/2009 Senate amendment submitted 89. S.AMDT.2680 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Bennet, Michael F. [CO] (introduced 10/13/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 10/13/2009 Senate amendment submitted 90. S.AMDT.2681 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Murray, Patty [WA] (introduced 10/13/2009)      Cosponsors (1) Latest Major Action: 10/13/2009 Senate amendment submitted 91. S.AMDT.2682 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Collins, Susan M. [ME] (introduced 10/13/2009)      Cosponsors (1) Latest Major Action: 10/13/2009 Senate amendment submitted 92. S.AMDT.2683 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Chambliss, Saxby [GA] (introduced 10/13/2009)      Cosponsors (1) Latest Major Action: 10/13/2009 Senate amendment submitted 93. S.AMDT.2684 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Grassley, Chuck [IA] (introduced 10/13/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 10/13/2009 Senate amendment submitted 94. S.AMDT.2685 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Schumer, Charles E. [NY] (introduced 10/13/2009)      Cosponsors (1) Latest Major Action: 10/13/2009 Senate amendment submitted 95. S.AMDT.2686 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Carper, Thomas R. [DE] (introduced 10/13/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 10/13/2009 Senate amendment submitted 96. S.AMDT.2687 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Mikulski, Barbara A. [MD] (introduced 10/13/2009)      Cosponsors (1) Latest Major Action: 10/13/2009 Senate amendment submitted 97. S.AMDT.2688 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Murray, Patty [WA] (introduced 10/13/2009)      Cosponsors (1) Latest Major Action: 10/13/2009 Senate amendment submitted 98. S.AMDT.2689 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Bingaman, Jeff [NM] (introduced 10/13/2009)      Cosponsors (4) Latest Major Action: 10/13/2009 Senate amendment submitted 99. S.AMDT.2690 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen McCain, John [AZ] (introduced 10/13/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 10/13/2009 Senate amendment submitted 100. S.AMDT.2691 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Snowe, Olympia J. [ME] (introduced 10/15/2009)      Cosponsors (2) Latest Major Action: 10/15/2009 Senate amendment submitted 101. S.AMDT.2707 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Brownback, Sam [KS] (introduced 10/27/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 10/27/2009 Senate amendment submitted 102. S.AMDT.2725 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Webb, Jim [VA] (introduced 11/4/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 11/4/2009 Senate amendment submitted 103. S.AMDT.2726 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen DeMint, Jim [SC] (introduced 11/5/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 11/5/2009 Senate amendment submitted 104. S.AMDT.2727 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Shelby, Richard C. [AL] (introduced 11/5/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 11/5/2009 Senate amendment submitted 105. S.AMDT.2728 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Reid, Harry [NV] (introduced 11/5/2009)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 11/5/2009 Senate amendment submitted 106. S.AMDT.3310 to H.R.2847 In the nature of a substitute. Sponsor: Sen Reid, Harry [NV] (introduced 2/11/2010)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 2/24/2010 Senate amendment agreed to. Status: Amendment SA 3310 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 70 – 28. Record Vote Number: 25. 107. S.AMDT.3311 to H.R.2847 To change the enactment date. Sponsor: Sen Reid, Harry [NV] (introduced 2/11/2010)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 2/24/2010 Proposed amendment SA 3311, by unanimous consent, was withdrawn in Senate. 108. S.AMDT.3312 to H.R.2847 To provide for a study. Sponsor: Sen Reid, Harry [NV] (introduced 2/11/2010)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 2/22/2010 SA 3312 fell when cloture invoked on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment with an amendment (SA 3310). 109. S.AMDT.3313 to H.R.2847 Of a perfecting nature. Sponsor: Sen Reid, Harry [NV] (introduced 2/11/2010)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 2/22/2010 SA 3313 fell when SA 3312 fell. 110. S.AMDT.3314 to H.R.2847 Of a perfecting nature. Sponsor: Sen Reid, Harry [NV] (introduced 2/11/2010)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 2/22/2010 SA 3314 fell when SA 3313 fell. 111. S.AMDT.3315 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Sessions, Jeff [AL] (introduced 2/22/2010)      Cosponsors (1) Latest Major Action: 2/22/2010 Senate amendment submitted 112. S.AMDT.3316 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Landrieu, Mary L. [LA] (introduced 2/22/2010)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 2/22/2010 Senate amendment submitted 113. S.AMDT.3317 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Landrieu, Mary L. [LA] (introduced 2/22/2010)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 2/22/2010 Senate amendment submitted 114. S.AMDT.3318 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Vitter, David [LA] (introduced 2/22/2010)      Cosponsors (17) Latest Major Action: 2/22/2010 Senate amendment submitted 115. S.AMDT.3319 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Thune, John [SD] (introduced 2/22/2010)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 2/22/2010 Senate amendment submitted 116. S.AMDT.3320 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Grassley, Chuck [IA] (introduced 2/22/2010)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 2/22/2010 Senate amendment submitted 117. S.AMDT.3324 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen Landrieu, Mary L. [LA] (introduced 2/23/2010)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 2/23/2010 Senate amendment submitted 118. S.AMDT.3498 to H.R.2847 Of a perfecting nature. Sponsor: Sen Durbin, Richard [IL] (introduced 3/11/2010)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 3/17/2010 Proposed amendment SA 3498 withdrawn in Senate. 119. S.AMDT.3499 to H.R.2847 Of a perfecting nature. Sponsor: Sen Durbin, Richard [IL] (introduced 3/11/2010)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 3/17/2010 SA 3499 fell when SA 3498 withdrawn. 120. S.AMDT.3500 to H.R.2847 To provide for a study. Sponsor: Sen Durbin, Richard [IL] (introduced 3/11/2010)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 3/15/2010 SA 3500 fell when cloture was invoked on the motion to concur in the House amendments to Senate amendment to House amendment to Senate amendment. 121. S.AMDT.3501 to H.R.2847 Of a perfecting nature. Sponsor: Sen Durbin, Richard [IL] (introduced 3/11/2010)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 3/15/2010 SA 3501 fell when SA 3500 fell. 122. S.AMDT.3502 to H.R.2847 Of a perfecting nature. Sponsor: Sen Durbin, Richard [IL] (introduced 3/11/2010)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 3/15/2010 SA 3502 fell when SA 3501 fell. 123. S.AMDT.3521 to H.R.2847 Purpose will be available when the amendment is proposed for consideration. See Congressional Record for text. Sponsor: Sen DeMint, Jim [SC] (introduced 3/15/2010)      Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 3/15/2010 Senate amendment submitted

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