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H.R.1268
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H.R.1268
Latest Title: Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act for Defense, the Global War on Terror, and Tsunami Relief, 2005
Sponsor: Rep Lewis, Jerry [CA-41] (introduced 3/11/2005)      Cosponsors (None)
Related Bills: H.RES.151H.RES.258H.R.418S.CON.RES.31
Latest Major Action: Became Public Law No: 109-13 [GPO: Text, PDF]
House Reports: 109-16; Senate Reports: 109-52; Latest Conference Report: 109-72 (in Congressional Record H2813-2877)
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MAJOR ACTIONS:

3/11/2005 Introduced in House
3/11/2005 The House Committee on Appropriations reported an original measure, H. Rept. 109-16, by Mr. Lewis (CA).
3/16/2005 Passed/agreed to in House: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 388 - 43 (Roll no. 77).
4/6/2005 Committee on Appropriations. Reported by Senator Cochran with an amendment in the nature of a substitute and an amendment to the title. With written report No. 109-52.
4/21/2005 Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title by Yea-Nay Vote. 99 - 0. Record Vote Number: 109.
5/3/2005 Conference report H. Rept. 109-72 filed.
5/5/2005 Conference report agreed to in House: On agreeing to the conference report Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 368 - 58, 1 Present (Roll no. 161).
5/10/2005 Conference report agreed to in Senate: Senate agreed to conference report by Yea-Nay Vote. 100 - 0. Record Vote Number: 117.
5/10/2005 Cleared for White House.
5/11/2005 Presented to President.
5/11/2005 Signed by President.
5/11/2005 Became Public Law No: 109-013 [Text, PDF]

ALL ACTIONS:
3/11/2005:
Referred to the House Committee on Appropriations.
3/11/2005 3:28pm:
The House Committee on Appropriations reported an original measure, H. Rept. 109-16, by Mr. Lewis (CA).
3/11/2005 3:28pm:
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 7.
3/14/2005 8:20pm:
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 151 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1268 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Bill is open to amendments.
3/15/2005 11:41am:
Rule H. Res. 151 passed House.
3/15/2005 12:14pm:
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 151. (consideration: CR H1436-1490, H1490-1500; text of Title I as reported in House: CR H1452, H1460-1463; text of Title II as reported in House: CR H1467, H1471-1472; text of Title III as reported in House: CR H1472, H1473; text of Title IV as reported in House: CR H1473-1474; text of Title V as reported in House: CR H1474-1476; text of Title VI as reported in House: CR H1479)
3/15/2005 12:14pm:
Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1268 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Bill is open to amendments.
3/15/2005 12:14pm:
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 151 and Rule XVIII.
3/15/2005 12:14pm:
The Speaker designated the Honorable Mac Thornberry to act as Chairman of the Committee.
3/15/2005 12:15pm:
GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 1268.
3/15/2005 1:18pm:
H.AMDT.44 Amendment (A001) offered by Mr. Tierney. (consideration: CR H1452-1455; text: CR H1452-1453)
Amendment sought to establish a select committee to investigate reconstruction efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan.
3/15/2005 1:19pm:
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 151, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Tierney amendment under the five-minute rule, pending reservation of a point of order.
3/15/2005 1:27pm:
H.AMDT.44 Mr. Lewis (CA) raised a point of order against the Tierney amendment (A001). Mr. Lewis stated that the amendment sought to change existing law and constituted legislation in an appropriation bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
3/15/2005 1:28pm:
H.AMDT.45 Amendment (A002) offered by Mr. Tierney. (consideration: CR H1455-1457, H1486; text: CR H1455)
Amendment sought to increase "Operation and Maintenance, Defense-Wide" funding by $5 million.
3/15/2005 1:30pm:
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 151, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Tierney amendment under the five-minute rule, pending reservation of a point of order.
3/15/2005 1:32pm:
RESERVATION OF POINT OF ORDER WITHDRAWN - Subsequently, the reservation of a point of order against the Tierney amendment was withdrawn and debate continued under the five-minute rule.
3/15/2005 1:49pm:
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Tierney amendment the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Tierney demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
3/15/2005 1:51pm:
H.AMDT.46 Amendment (A003) offered by Ms. Woolsey. (consideration: CR H1457-1458; text: CR H1457)
3/15/2005 1:51pm:
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 151, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Woolsey amendment under the five-minute rule, pending reservation of a point of order.
3/15/2005 1:57pm:
H.AMDT.46 By unanimous consent, the Woolsey amendment was withdrawn.
3/15/2005 1:58pm:
H.AMDT.47 Amendment (A004) offered by Mr. Moran (VA). (consideration: CR H1458; text: CR H1458)
Amendment reduces and then increases by the same amount "Operation and Maintenance, Defense-Wide" funding.
3/15/2005 1:58pm:
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 151, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Moran (VA) amendment under the five-minute rule.
3/15/2005 2:02pm:
H.AMDT.47 On agreeing to the Moran (VA) amendment (A004) Agreed to by voice vote.
3/15/2005 2:40pm:
H.AMDT.48 Amendments (A005) offered by Mr. Jackson (IL). (consideration: CR H1467; text: CR H1467)
Amendments increase funding for International Disaster and Famine Assistance by $50 million and funding for Migration and Refugee Assistance by $50 million.
3/15/2005 2:40pm:
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 151, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Jackson (IL) amendments en bloc under the five- minute rule.
3/15/2005 2:48pm:
H.AMDT.48 On agreeing to the Jackson (IL) amendments (A005) Agreed to by voice vote.
3/15/2005 2:48pm:
H.AMDT.49 Amendment (A006) offered by Mrs. Maloney. (consideration: CR H1467-1471; text: CR H1467-1468)
Amendment increases funding for the Tsunami Recovery and Reconstruction Fund by $3 million.
3/15/2005 2:49pm:
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 151, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Maloney amendment under the five-minute rule, pending reservation of a point of order.
3/15/2005 2:52pm:
RESERVATION OF POINT OF ORDER WITHDRAWN - Subsequently, the reservation of a point of order against the Maloney amendment was withdrawn and debate continued under the five-minute rule.
3/15/2005 2:54pm:
H.AMDT.49 On agreeing to the Maloney amendment (A006) Agreed to by voice vote.
3/15/2005 2:59pm:
H.AMDT.50 Amendment (A007) offered by Ms. Jackson-Lee (TX). (consideration: CR H1472-1473; text: CR H1472)
An amendment to provide for an additional amount for salaries and expenses hereby derived from the amount provided in the Act for United States Coast Guard Operating Expenses.
3/15/2005 2:59pm:
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 151, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Jackson-Lee (TX) amendment under the five-minute rule, pending reservation of a point of order.
3/15/2005 3:05pm:
H.AMDT.50 Mr. Lewis (CA) raised a point of order against the Jackson-Lee (TX) amendment (A007). Mr. Lewis (CA) stated that the amendment was in violation of Section 302F of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 and therefore constituted legislation in an appropriation bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
3/15/2005 3:16pm:
H.AMDT.51 Amendment (A008) offered by Mr. Garrett (NJ). (consideration: CR H1476-1477; text: CR H1476)
An amendment to insert a new section at the end of Title V (relating to general provisions).
3/15/2005 3:17pm:
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 151, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Garrett (NJ) amendment under the five-minute rule, pending reservation of a point of order.
3/15/2005 3:22pm:
RESERVATION OF POINT OF ORDER WITHDRAWN - Subsequently, the reservation of a point of order against the Garrrett (NJ) amendment was withdrawn.
3/15/2005 3:22pm:
H.AMDT.51 By unanimous consent, the Garrett (NJ) amendment was withdrawn.
3/15/2005 3:22pm:
H.AMDT.52 Amendment (A009) offered by Mr. Filner. (consideration: CR H1477-1478; text: CR H1477)
An amendment to provide $3.1 billion for the Veterans' Health Administration.
3/15/2005 3:23pm:
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 151, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Filner amendment under the five-minute rule, pending reservation of a point of order.
3/15/2005 3:29pm:
H.AMDT.52 Mr. Lewis (CA) raised a point of order against the Filner amendment (A009). Mr. Lewis (CA) stated that the amendment sought to change existing law and constituted legislation in an appropriation bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
3/15/2005 3:34pm:
Mr. Filner appealed the ruling of the Chair. The question was then put on sustaining the ruling of the Chair.
3/15/2005 3:58pm:
On sustaining the ruling of the Chair. Agreed to by recorded vote: 224 - 200 (Roll no. 71).
3/15/2005 4:06pm:
H.AMDT.53 Amendment (A010) offered by Mr. Tancredo. (consideration: CR H1479-1481; text: CR H1479)
Amendment sought to delete the funds provided for relief to the countries affected by the Indian Ocean tsunami.
3/15/2005 4:09pm:
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 151, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Tancredo amendment under the five-minute rule.
3/15/2005 4:19pm:
H.AMDT.53 On agreeing to the Tancredo amendment (A010) Failed by voice vote.
3/15/2005 4:23pm:
H.AMDT.54 Amendments (A011) offered by Mr. Reyes. (consideration: CR H1481-1482; text: CR H1481)
An amendment comprised of two amendments offered en bloc to provide additional amounts for "Medical Services" and to add additional general provisions at the end of the bill.
3/15/2005 4:23pm:
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 151, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Reyes amendments en bloc under the five-minute rule, pending reservation of a point of order.
3/15/2005 4:26pm:
H.AMDT.54 Mr. Kolbe raised a point of order against the Reyes amendments (A011). Mr. Kolbe stated that the amendment sought to change existing law and constituted legislation in an appropriation bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
3/15/2005 4:28pm:
H.AMDT.55 Amendment (A012) offered by Mr. Upton. (consideration: CR H1482-1484, H1486-1487; text: CR H1482)
Amendment prohibits the use of funds for embassy security, construction, and maintenance.
3/15/2005 4:31pm:
DEBATE - By unanimous consent the Committee of the Whole proceeded with twenty minutes of debate on the Upton amendment.
3/15/2005 4:48pm:
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Upton amendment the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Upton demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
3/15/2005 4:48pm:
H.AMDT.56 Amendment (A013) offered by Mr. Weiner. (consideration: CR H1484-1486, H1487-1488; text: CR H1484)
Amendment sought to prohibit the use of funds to finance any assistance to Saudi Arabia.
3/15/2005 4:49pm:
DEBATE - By unanimous consent the Committee of the Whole proceeded with twenty minutes of debate on the Weiner amendment.
3/15/2005 5:02pm:
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Weiner amendment the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Weiner demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
3/15/2005 5:02pm:
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.
3/15/2005 5:26pm:
H.AMDT.45 On agreeing to the Tierney amendment (A002) Failed by recorded vote: 191 - 236 (Roll no. 72).
3/15/2005 5:35pm:
H.AMDT.55 On agreeing to the Upton amendment (A012) Agreed to by recorded vote: 258 - 170 (Roll no. 73).
3/15/2005 5:49pm:
H.AMDT.56 On agreeing to the Weiner amendment (A013) Failed by recorded vote: 196 - 231 (Roll no. 74).
3/15/2005 6:00pm:
H.AMDT.57 Amendment (A014) offered by Mrs. Kelly. (consideration: CR H1489-1490; text: CR H1489)
An amendment to prohibit any of the funds made available in the Act to provide assistance to the Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
3/15/2005 6:00pm:
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 151, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Kelly amendment under the five-minute rule, pending reservation of a point of order.
3/15/2005 6:07pm:
H.AMDT.57 By unanimous consent, the Kelly amendment was withdrawn.
3/15/2005 6:07pm:
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 1268 as unfinished business.
3/15/2005 6:08pm:
ORDER OF PROCEDURE - Mr. Lewis of California asked unanimous consent that during further consideration of H.R. 1268 in the Committee of the Whole pursuant to H. Res. 151, no further amendment to the bill may be offered except: 1) Pro forma amendments offered by the chairman and ranking minority members of the Committee on Appropriations or their designees; 2) amendment numbered 4 printed in teh Congressional Record offered by Mr. Lantos; 3) an amendment offered by Mr. Markey regarding combat pay; 4) an amendment offered by Mr. Markey regarding torture; 5) an amendment offered by Mr. Weiner regarding the Palestinian Authority; 6) an amendment offered by Mr. Obey regarding intelligence; 7) an amendment offered by Mr. Filner regarding veterans hiring preference for reconstruction in Iraq; and 8) an amendment offered by Ms. Velazquez regarding small business. Agreed to without objection.
3/15/2005 6:11pm:
The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
3/15/2005 6:13pm:
H.AMDT.58 Amendment (A015) offered by Mr. Lantos. (consideration: CR H1491-1495; text: CR H1491-1494)
An amendment numbered 4 printed in the Congressional Record to add a new title entitled the Hope at Home Act.
3/15/2005 6:13pm:
DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order of the House the Committee of the Whole proceeded with twenty minutes of debate on the Lantos amendment.
3/15/2005 6:24pm:
H.AMDT.58 By unanimous consent, the Lantos amendment was withdrawn.
3/15/2005 6:25pm:
H.AMDT.59 Amendment (A016) offered by Mr. Markey. (consideration: CR H1495-1496; text: CR H1495)
An amendment to add a new title prohibiting use of funds in the bill to implement any regulation reducing the total amount of monthly military pay for a member of the Armed Forces who is wounded or otherwise injured while assigned to duty in an area for which special pay is available.
3/15/2005 6:25pm:
DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order of the House the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Markey amendment, pending reservation of a point of order.
3/15/2005 6:31pm:
H.AMDT.59 By unanimous consent, the Markey amendment was withdrawn.
3/15/2005 6:32pm:
H.AMDT.60 Amendment (A017) offered by Mr. Markey. (consideration: CR H1496-1497; text: CR H1496)
Amendment prohibits funds in the bill from being used in contravention of certain laws enacted or regulations promulgated to implement the UN Contravention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment.
3/15/2005 6:32pm:
DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order of the House, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Markey amendment.
3/15/2005 6:39pm:
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Markey amendment the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Markey demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
3/15/2005 6:44pm:
H.AMDT.61 Amendment (A018) offered by Mr. Weiner. (consideration: CR H1497-1500; text: CR H1497)
Amendment sought to prohibit the use of funds for assistance to the Palestinian Authority or for programs, projects, and activities in the West Bank or Gaza.
3/15/2005 6:44pm:
DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order of the House, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Weiner amendment.
3/15/2005 7:08pm:
H.AMDT.61 On agreeing to the Weiner amendment (A018) Failed by voice vote.
3/15/2005 7:09pm:
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 1268 as unfinished business.
3/16/2005 10:26am:
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H1514-1526)
3/16/2005 10:26am:
The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
3/16/2005 10:27am:
H.AMDT.62 Amendment (A019) offered by Mr. Obey. (consideration: CR H1515; text: CR H1515)
3/16/2005 10:27am:
DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order of the House, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with ten minutes of debate on the Obey amendment, pending reservation of a point of order.
3/16/2005 10:34am:
H.AMDT.62 By unanimous consent, the Obey amendment was withdrawn.
3/16/2005 10:34am:
RESERVATION OF POINT OF ORDER WITHDRAWN - Subsequently, the reservation of a point of order against the Obey amendment was withdrawn.
3/16/2005 10:34am:
H.AMDT.63 Amendment (A020) offered by Mr. Filner. (consideration: CR H1515-1517; text: CR H1515)
An amendment to prohibit any of the funds made available in the Act be used to enter into a contract with a private sector contractor to perform reconstruction in Iraq unless, as a condition of the contract, or any subcontract at any tier under the contract, when hiring employees who will perform work under the contract (or subcontract), to extend to preference eligible veterans a hiring preference equivalent to the preference extended to preference eligible veterans for civilian employee positions in the Federal Government.
3/16/2005 10:34am:
DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order of the House, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with ten minutes of debate on the Filner amendment, pending reservation of a point of order.
3/16/2005 10:45am:
H.AMDT.63 Mr. Lewis (CA) raised a point of order against the Filner amendment (A020). Mr. Lewis (CA) stated that the amendment sought to change existing law and constituted legislation in an appropriation bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
3/16/2005 10:47am:
H.AMDT.64 Amendment (A021) offered by Ms. Velazquez. (consideration: CR H1517-1518; text: CR H1517)
Amendment requires that contracts funded by this bill be included in the calculation of small business goals.
3/16/2005 10:48am:
DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order of the House, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with ten minutes of debate on the Velazquez amendment.
3/16/2005 10:53am:
H.AMDT.64 On agreeing to the Velazquez amendment (A021) Agreed to by voice vote.
3/16/2005 10:53am:
UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question of adoption of the Markey amendment which had been debated on Tuesday, March 15 2005 and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
3/16/2005 11:19am:
H.AMDT.60 On agreeing to the Markey amendment (A017) Agreed to by recorded vote: 420 - 2, 3 Present (Roll no. 75).
3/16/2005 11:19am:
The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 1268.
3/16/2005 11:20am:
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. (consideration: CR H1524)
3/16/2005 11:20am:
The House adopted the amendments en gross as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
3/16/2005 11:21am:
Ms. Hooley moved to recommit with instructions to Appropriations. (consideration: CR H1524-1525; text: CR H1524)
3/16/2005 11:22am:
Floor summary: DEBATE - The House proceeded with ten minutes of debate on the Hooley motion to recommit with instructions.
3/16/2005 11:29am:
The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection. (consideration: CR H1524)
3/16/2005 11:49am:
On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 200 - 229 (Roll no. 76).
3/16/2005 11:58am:
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 388 - 43 (Roll no. 77).
3/16/2005 11:58am:
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3/16/2005 3:04pm:
APPENDING NEW TEXT - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 151, the Clerk was directed to append the text of H.R. 418, as passed by the House, to H.R. 1268 as new matter at the end of the bill.
3/16/2005:
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.
4/6/2005:
Committee on Appropriations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
4/4/2005:
S.AMDT.265 Referred to the Committee on Appropriations.
To prohibit the reduction in the number of operational aircraft carriers of the Navy from 12 aircraft carriers to 11 aircraft carriers.
4/6/2005:
S.AMDT.315 Referred to the Committee on Appropriations.
To specify requirements relating to a second supplier to the Army of secure type-1 multi-band, hand held radio systems.
4/6/2005:
S.AMDT.316 Referred to the Committee on Appropriations.
To repeal the requirement for the reduction of certain Survivor Benefit Plan annuities by the amount of dependency and indemnity compensation and to modify the effective date for paid-up coverage under the Survivor Benefit Plan.
4/6/2005:
Committee on Appropriations. Reported by Senator Cochran with an amendment in the nature of a substitute and an amendment to the title. With written report No. 109-52.
4/6/2005:
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 67.
4/11/2005:
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S3368-3398; text of measure as reported in Senate: CR S3368-3393)
4/11/2005:
The committee substitute agreed to by Unanimous Consent.
4/12/2005:
Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3449-3473)
4/12/2005:
S.AMDT.344 Amendment SA 344 proposed by Senator Murray. (consideration: CR S3451-3455, S3456-3458, S3461-3462, S3468; text: CR S3451; text as modified: CR S3457-3458)
To provide $1,975,183,000 for medical care for veterans.
4/12/2005:
S.AMDT.333 Amendment SA 333 proposed by Senator Kerry. (consideration: CR S3455-3456; text: CR S3455)
To extend the period of temporary continuation of basic allowance for housing for dependents of members of the Armed Forces who die on active duty.
4/12/2005:
S.AMDT.334 Amendment SA 334 proposed by Senator Kerry. (consideration: CR S3455-3456; text: CR S3455)
To increase the military death gratuity to $100,000, effective with respect to any deaths of members of the Armed Forces on active duty after October 7, 2001.
4/12/2005:
S.AMDT.344 Point of order that an emergency designation within the amendment violates Sec. 402 of S.Con.Res. 95 of the 108th Congress raised in Senate with respect to amendment SA 344.
4/12/2005:
S.AMDT.344 Motion to waive Sec. 402 of S.Con.Res. 95 of the 108th Congress with respect to amendment SA 344 (the section within the amendment regarding an emergency designation) rejected in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 46 - 54. Record Vote Number: 89.
4/12/2005:
S.AMDT.344 The emergency designation within amendment SA 344 was stricken.
4/12/2005:
S.AMDT.344 Point of order that the amendment violates the Budget Act raised in Senate with respect to amendment SA 344.
4/12/2005:
S.AMDT.344 Motion to waive the Budget Act with respect to amendment SA 344 rejected in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 46 - 54. Record Vote Number: 90.
4/12/2005:
S.AMDT.344 Amendment SA 344 ruled out of order by the chair.
4/12/2005:
S.AMDT.356 Amendment SA 356 proposed by Senator Durbin. (consideration: CR S3470-3473; text: CR S3470)
To ensure that a Federal employee who takes leave without pay in order to perform service as a member of the uniformed services or member of the National Guard shall continue to receive pay in an amount which when taken together with the pay and allowances such individual is receiving for such service, will be no less than the basic pay such individual would then be receiving if no interruption in employment had occurred.
4/13/2005:
Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3513-3548)
4/13/2005:
S.AMDT.333 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3513-3515, S3520-3521)
4/13/2005:
S.AMDT.334 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3513-3515, S3517-3518, S3521-3522)
4/13/2005:
S.AMDT.356 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3509, S3513, S3518-3520)
4/13/2005:
S.AMDT.367 Amendment SA 367 proposed by Senator Byrd. (consideration: CR S3515-3517, S3522-3523; text: CR S3516)
To reduce by $36,000,000 the amount appropriated for "Military Construction, Army", with the amount of the reduction to be allocated to funds available under that heading for the Camp 6 Detention Facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
4/13/2005:
S.AMDT.356 Motion to table amendment SA 356 rejected in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 39 - 61. Record Vote Number: 91.
4/13/2005:
S.AMDT.356 Amendment SA 356 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
4/13/2005:
S.AMDT.333 Amendment SA 333 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
4/13/2005:
S.AMDT.334 Motion to table amendment SA 334 rejected in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 25 - 75. Record Vote Number: 92.
4/13/2005:
S.AMDT.334 Amendment SA 334 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
4/13/2005:
S.AMDT.367 Amendment SA 367 not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay. 27 - 71. Record Vote Number: 93.
4/13/2005:
S.AMDT.372 Amendment SA 372 proposed by Senator Cornyn. (consideration: CR S3523-3532; text: CR S3523)
To express the sense of the Senate that Congress should not delay enactment of critical appropriations necessary to ensure the well-being of the men and women of the United States Armed Forces fighting in Iraq and elsewhere around the world, by attempting to conduct a debate about immigration reform while the supplemental appropriations bill is pending on the floor of the United States Senate.
4/13/2005:
S.AMDT.372 Amendment SA 372 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 61 - 38. Record Vote Number: 94.
4/13/2005:
S.AMDT.386 Amendment SA 386 proposed by Senator Stevens. (consideration: CR S3532; text: CR S3532)
To provide for an increase in the amount appropriated for the Intelligence Community Management Account.
4/13/2005:
S.AMDT.386 Amendment SA 386 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
4/13/2005:
S.AMDT.387 Amendment SA 387 proposed by Senator Mikulski. (consideration: CR S3532-3540, S3541-3542; text: CR S3532-3533)
To revise certain requirements for H-2B employers and require submission of information regarding H-2B nonimmigrants.
4/13/2005:
S.AMDT.395 Amendment SA 395 proposed by Senator Feinstein. (consideration: CR S3540-3541; text: CR S3540)
To express the sense of the Senate that text of the REAL ID Act of 2005 should not be included in the conference report.
4/13/2005:
S.AMDT.401 Amendment SA 401 proposed by Senator Cochran for Senator McConnell. (consideration: CR S3542; text: CR S3542)
Technical amendment.
4/13/2005:
S.AMDT.401 Amendment SA 401 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
4/13/2005:
S.AMDT.402 Amendment SA 402 proposed by Senator Cochran for Senator McConnell. (consideration: CR S3542; text: CR S3542)
To address the avian flu influenza virus in Asia.
4/13/2005:
S.AMDT.402 Amendment SA 402 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
4/13/2005:
S.AMDT.403 Amendment SA 403 proposed by Senator Cochran for Senator Lugar. (consideration: CR S3542; text: CR S3542)
To provide additional amounts for diplomatic and consular programs and reduce the amount available for the Global War on Terror Partners Fund.
4/13/2005:
S.AMDT.403 Amendment SA 403 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
4/13/2005:
S.AMDT.404 Amendment SA 404 proposed by Senator Cochran for Senator Leahy. (consideration: CR S3542; text: CR S3542)
To modify language in the bill relating to environmental recovery activities in tsunami affected countries.
4/13/2005:
S.AMDT.404 Amendment SA 404 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
4/13/2005:
S.AMDT.405 Amendment SA 405 proposed by Senator Cochran for Senator Leahy. (consideration: CR S3542; text: CR S3542)
To require five day prior notification to the Committees on Appropriations for tsunami recovery and reconstruction funds.
4/13/2005:
S.AMDT.405 Amendment SA 405 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
4/13/2005:
S.AMDT.406 Amendment SA 406 proposed by Senator Bayh. (consideration: CR S3542-3548)
To protect the financial condition of members of the reserve components of the Armed Forces who are ordered to long-term active duty in support of a contingency operation.
4/14/2005:
Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3616-3645)
4/14/2005:
S.AMDT.387 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3616, S3621, S3626-3627, S3638)
4/14/2005:
S.AMDT.395 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3616, S3645)
4/14/2005:
S.AMDT.406 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3616)
4/14/2005:
S.AMDT.422 Amendment SA 422 proposed by Senator Cochran for Senator Leahy. (consideration: CR S3619; text: CR S3619)
To make a technical change to the bill.
4/14/2005:
S.AMDT.422 Amendment SA 422 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
4/14/2005:
S.AMDT.370 Amendment SA 370 proposed by Senator Cochran for Senator Salazar. (consideration: CR S3619; text as modified: CR S3619)
To provide assistance to promote democracy in Lebanon.
4/14/2005:
S.AMDT.370 Amendment SA 370 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
4/14/2005:
S.AMDT.423 Amendment SA 423 proposed by Senator Cochran for Senator Leahy. (consideration: CR S3619; text: CR S3619)
To provide reprogramming authority for certain accounts in the Department of Commerce, Justice, State the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2005.
4/14/2005:
S.AMDT.423 Amendment SA 423 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
4/14/2005:
S.AMDT.361 Amendment SA 361 proposed by Senator Cochran for Senator Reid. (consideration: CR S3620; text: CR S3620)
To express the sense of the Senate that veterans with a service-connected disability rated as total by virtue of unemployability should be treated as covered by the repeal of the phase-in of concurrent receipt of retired pay and veterans disability compensation for military retirees.
4/14/2005:
S.AMDT.361 Amendment SA 361 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
4/14/2005:
S.AMDT.424 Amendment SA 424 proposed by Senator Cochran. (consideration: CR S3620-3621; text: CR S3621)
To make a technical correction to the bill.
4/14/2005:
S.AMDT.424 Amendment SA 424 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
4/14/2005:
S.AMDT.427 Amendment SA 427 proposed by Senator Durbin. (consideration: CR S3621-3626; text: CR S3622-3623)
To require reports on Iraqi security services.
4/14/2005:
S.AMDT.351 Amendment SA 351 proposed by Senator Salazar. (consideration: CR S3627-3630; text: CR S3627)
To express the sense of the Senate that the earned income tax credit provides critical support to many military and civilian families.
4/14/2005:
S.AMDT.430 Amendment SA 430 proposed by Senator Byrd. (consideration: CR S3630-3635, S3635-3638, S3638-3640, S3641)
To prohibit the use of funds by any Federal agency to produce a prepackaged news story without including in such story a clear notification for the audience that the story was prepared or funded by a Federal agency.
4/14/2005:
S.AMDT.387 Cloture motion on SA 387 presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S3635; text: CR S3635)
4/14/2005:
S.AMDT.399 Amendment SA 399 proposed by Senator Dorgan. (consideration: CR S3640-3641; text: CR S3640)
To prohibit the continuation of the independent counsel investigation of Henry Cisneros past June 1, 2005 and request an accounting of costs from GAO.
4/14/2005:
S.AMDT.430 Amendment SA 430 as modified agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 98 - 0. Record Vote Number: 95. (text as modified: CR S3641)
4/14/2005:
S.AMDT.390 Amendment SA 390 proposed by Senator Obama. (consideration: CR S3641-3643; text: CR S3641-3642)
To provide meal and telephone benefits for members of the Armed Forces who are recuperating from injuries incurred on active duty in Operation Iraqi Freedom or Operation Enduring Freedom.
4/14/2005:
S.AMDT.390 Amendment SA 390 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
4/14/2005:
S.AMDT.352 Amendment SA 352 proposed by Senator Cochran for Senator Salazar. (consideration: CR S3643; text: CR S3643)
To rename the death gratuity payable for deaths of members of the Armed Forces as fallen hero compensation, and for other purposes.
4/14/2005:
S.AMDT.352 Amendment SA 352 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
4/14/2005:
S.AMDT.438 Amendment SA 438 proposed by Senator Cochran for Senator Specter. (consideration: CR S3643; text: CR S3643)
To make a technical correction to cite the proper section intended to repeal the Department of Labor's transfer authority.
4/14/2005:
S.AMDT.438 Amendment SA 438 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
4/14/2005:
S.AMDT.354 Amendment SA 354 proposed by Senator Cochran for Senator Graham. (consideration: CR S3643; text: CR S3643)
To prohibit the implementation of certain orders and guidance on the functions and duties of the General Counsel and Judge Advocate General of the Air Force.
4/14/2005:
S.AMDT.354 Amendment SA 354 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
4/14/2005:
S.AMDT.393 Amendment SA 393 proposed by Senator Cochran for Senator Kennedy. (consideration: CR S3643-3644; text: CR S3644)
To clarify the limitation on the implementation of mission changes for specified Veterans Health Administration Facilities.
4/14/2005:
S.AMDT.393 Amendment SA 393 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
4/14/2005:
S.AMDT.394 Amendment SA 394 proposed by Senator Cochran for Senator Warner. (consideration: CR S3644; text: CR S3644)
To require a report on the re-use and redevelopment of military installations closed or realigned as part of the 2005 round of base closure and realignment.
4/14/2005:
S.AMDT.394 Amendment SA 394 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
4/14/2005:
S.AMDT.445 Amendment SA 445 proposed by Senator Reid. (consideration: CR S3644-3645; text: CR S3644-3645)
To achieve an acceleration and expansion of efforts to reconstruct and rehabilitate Iraq and to reduce the future risks to United States Armed Forces personnel and future costs to United States taxpayers, by ensuring that the people of Iraq and other nations do their fair share to secure and rebuild Iraq.
4/15/2005:
Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3718-3730, S3761)
4/15/2005:
S.AMDT.351 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3718)
4/15/2005:
S.AMDT.387 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3718)
4/15/2005:
S.AMDT.395 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3718)
4/15/2005:
S.AMDT.399 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3718)
4/15/2005:
S.AMDT.406 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3718)
4/15/2005:
S.AMDT.427 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3718)
4/15/2005:
S.AMDT.445 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3718)
4/15/2005:
S.AMDT.432 Amendment SA 432 proposed by Senator Frist for Senator Chambliss. (consideration: CR S3718)
To simplify the process for admitting temporary alien agricultural workers under section 101(a)(15)(H)(ii)(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, to increase access to such workers, and for other purposes.
4/15/2005:
S.AMDT.375 Amendment SA 375 proposed by Senator Frist for Senator Craig. (consideration: CR S3719)
To provide for the adjustment of status of certain foreign agricultural workers, to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to reform the H-2A worker program under that Act, to provide a stable, legal agricultural workforce, to extend basic legal protections and better working conditions to more workers, and for other purposes.
4/15/2005:
S.AMDT.432 Cloture motion on amendment SA 432 presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S3719; text: CR S3719)
4/15/2005:
S.AMDT.375 Cloture motion on amendment SA 375 presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S3719; text: CR S3719)
4/15/2005:
Cloture motion on the bill presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S3719; text: CR S3719)
4/15/2005:
S.AMDT.340 Amendment SA 340 proposed by Senator DeWine. (consideration: CR S3719-3720; text: CR S3719)
To increase the period of continued TRICARE coverage of children of members of the uniformed services who die while serving on active duty for a period of more than 30 days.
4/15/2005:
S.AMDT.342 Amendment SA 342 proposed by Senator DeWine. (consideration: CR S3720-3721; text: CR S3721)
To provide additional assistance for Haiti.
4/15/2005:
S.AMDT.451 Amendment SA 451 proposed by Senator Schumer. (consideration: CR S3722; text: CR S3722-3723)
To lower the burden of gasoline prices on the economy of the United States and circumvent the efforts of OPEC to reap windfall oil profits.
4/15/2005:
S.AMDT.452 Amendment SA 452 proposed by Senator Reid for Senator Reed. (consideration: CR S3762)
To provide for the adjustment of status of certain nationals of Liberia to that of lawful permanent residence.
4/18/2005:
Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3775-3812)
4/18/2005:
S.AMDT.340 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3775)
4/18/2005:
S.AMDT.342 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3775)
4/18/2005:
S.AMDT.351 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3775)
4/18/2005:
S.AMDT.375 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3775)
4/18/2005:
S.AMDT.387 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3775)
4/18/2005:
S.AMDT.395 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3775)
4/18/2005:
S.AMDT.399 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3775)
4/18/2005:
S.AMDT.406 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3775)
4/18/2005:
S.AMDT.427 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3775)
4/18/2005:
S.AMDT.432 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3775)
4/18/2005:
S.AMDT.445 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3775)
4/18/2005:
S.AMDT.451 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3775)
4/18/2005:
S.AMDT.452 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3775)
4/18/2005:
S.AMDT.418 Amendment SA 418 proposed by Senator Chambliss. (consideration: CR S3775-3779; text: CR S3775; text as modified: CR S3775)
To prohibit the termination of the existing joint-service multiyear procurement contract for C/KC-130J aircraft.
4/18/2005:
S.AMDT.483 Amendment SA 483 proposed by Senator Bingaman. (consideration: CR S3779, S3780-3786; text: CR S3779)
To increase the appropriation to Federal courts by $5,000,000 to cover increased immigration-related filings in the southwestern United States.
4/18/2005:
S.AMDT.417 Amendment SA 417 proposed by Senator Bingaman for Senator Grassley. (consideration: CR S3779-3880; text: CR S3780)
To provide emergency funding to the Office of the United States Trade Representative.
4/18/2005:
S.AMDT.464 Amendment SA 464 proposed by Senator Byrd. (consideration: CR S3786-3794; text: CR S3787-3788)
To express the sense of the Senate on future requests for funding for military operations in Afghanistan and Iraq.
4/18/2005:
S.AMDT.429 Amendment SA 429 proposed by Senator Isakson. (consideration: CR S3793)
To establish and rapidly implement regulations for State driver's license and identification document security standards, to prevent terrorists from abusing the asylum laws of the United States, to unify terrorism-related grounds for inadmissibility and removal, and to ensure expeditious construction of the San Diego border fence.
4/18/2005:
S.AMDT.464 Amendment SA 464 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 61 - 31. Record Vote Number: 96.
4/18/2005:
S.AMDT.463 Amendment SA 463 proposed by Senator Byrd. (consideration: CR S3794-3795; text: CR S3794)
To require a quarterly report on audits conducted by the Defense Contract Audit Agency fo task or delivery order contracts and other contracts related to security and reconstruction activities in Iraq and Afghanistan and to address irregularities identified in such reports.
4/18/2005:
S.AMDT.499 Amendment SA 499 proposed by Senator Warner. (consideration: CR S3795-3796; text: CR S3795)
Relating to the aircraft carriers of the Navy.
4/18/2005:
S.AMDT.456 Amendment SA 456 proposed by Senator Sessions. (consideration: CR S3796-3797; text: CR S3796)
To provide for accountability in the United Nations Headquarters renovation project.
4/18/2005:
S.AMDT.444 Amendment SA 444 proposed by Senator Boxer. (consideration: CR S3798-3799; text: CR S3798)
To express the sense of the Senate that $60,000,000 may be made available for the rapid deployment of Warlock systems and other field jamming systems.
4/18/2005:
S.AMDT.481 Amendment SA 481 proposed by Senator Lincoln. (consideration: CR S3799-3810; text: CR S3799)
To modify the accumulation of leave by members of the National Guard.
4/18/2005:
S.AMDT.496 Amendment SA 496 proposed by Senator Cochran for Senator Reid. (consideration: CR S3810; text: CR S3810)
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to make a technical correction regarding the entities eligible to participate in the Health Care Infrastructure Improvement Program, and for other purposes.
4/18/2005:
S.AMDT.496 Amendment SA 496 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
4/18/2005:
S.AMDT.473 Amendment SA 473 proposed by Senator Cochran. (consideration: CR S3810-3811; text: CR S3810-3811)
To limit the use of funds to deny the provision of certain business and industry direct and guaranteed loans.
4/18/2005:
S.AMDT.473 Amendment SA 473 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
4/18/2005:
S.AMDT.536 Amendment SA 536 proposed by Senator Cochran for Senator Bond. (consideration: CR S3811; text: CR S3811)
To make technical correction to mortgage insurance fee requirements contained in the FY 2005 Omnibus Appropriations bill.
4/18/2005:
S.AMDT.536 Amendment SA 536 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
4/18/2005:
S.AMDT.491 Amendment SA 491 proposed by Senator Cochran for Senator McConnell. (consideration: CR S3811; text: CR S3811)
To provide deferral and rescheduling of debt to tsunami affected countries.
4/18/2005:
S.AMDT.491 Amendment SA 491 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
4/18/2005:
S.AMDT.492 Amendment SA 492 proposed by Senator Cochran for Senator Leahy. (consideration: CR S3811; text: CR S3811)
To express the sense of the Senate in support of the immediate release from detention of political detainees and the restoration of constitutional liberties and democracy in Nepal.
4/18/2005:
S.AMDT.492 Amendment SA 492 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
4/18/2005:
S.AMDT.443 Amendment SA 443 proposed by Senator Reid for Senator Durbin. (consideration: CR S3811-3812; text: CR S3812)
To affirm that the United States may not engage in torture or cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment under any circumstances.
4/18/2005:
S.AMDT.388 Amendment SA 388 proposed by Senator Reid for Senator Bayh. (consideration: CR S3811-3812; text: CR S3811-3812)
To appropriate an additional $742,000,000 for Other Procurement, Army, for the procurement of up to 3,300 Up Armored High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (UAHMMVs).
4/18/2005:
S.AMDT.537 Amendment SA 537 proposed by Senator Reid for Senator Biden. (consideration: CR S3811-3812; text: CR S3812)
To provide funds for the security and stabilization of Iraq and Afghanistan and for other defense-related activities by suspending a portion of the reduction in the highest income tax rate for individual taxpayers.
4/18/2005:
S.AMDT.459 Amendment SA 459 proposed by Senator Reid for Senator Feingold. (consideration: CR S3811-3812; text: CR S3812)
To extend the termination date of Office of the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction, expand the duties of the Inspector General, and provide additional funds for the Office.
4/19/2005:
Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3865-3892)
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.340 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3866)
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.342 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3866)
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.351 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3865)
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.375 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3866, S3885-3886, S3886-3887)
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.387 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3865)
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.388 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3866)
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.395 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3865)
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.399 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3865, S3892)
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.406 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3865)
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.417 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3866)
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.418 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3866, S3887-3888; text as further modified: CR S3887)
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.427 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3865, S3891-3892)
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.429 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3866)
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.432 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3866-3867, S3868-3879)
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.443 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3866)
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.444 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3866)
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.445 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3865)
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.451 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3866)
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.452 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3866)
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.456 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3866)
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.459 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3866)
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.463 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3866)
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.481 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3866)
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.483 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3866)
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.499 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3866, S3881-3883)
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.537 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3866)
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.487 Amendment SA 487 proposed by Senator Ensign. (consideration: CR S3867-3868; text: CR S3868)
To provide for additional border patrol agents for the remainder of fiscal year 2005.
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.432 Cloture not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 21 - 77. Record Vote Number: 97. (consideration: CR S3879)
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.375 Cloture not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 53 - 45. Record Vote Number: 98. (consideration: CR S3879)
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.547 Amendment SA 547 proposed by Senator Cochran for Senator Bond. (consideration: CR S3880; text: CR S3880)
To appropriate $5,000,000 for OFHEO to meet emergency funding needs; these funds are supported by fees collected from the regulated GSEs.
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.547 Amendment SA 547 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.527 Amendment SA 527 proposed by Senator Cochran for Senator Landrieu. (consideration: CR S3880; text: CR S3880)
To modify the provision relating to offshore oil and gas fabrication ports.
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.527 Amendment SA 527 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.441 Amendment SA 441 proposed by Senator Cochran for Senator Santorum. (consideration: CR S3880; text: CR S3880)
To allow certain appropriated funds to be used to provide loan guarantees.
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.441 Amendment SA 441 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.407 Amendment SA 407 proposed by Senator Cochran for Senator Reid. (consideration: CR S3800-3801)
To provide assistance for the conduct of agricultural and natural resource conservation activities in the Walker River Basin, Nevada.
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.407 Amendment SA 407 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (text: CR S3880-3881)
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.476 Amendment SA 476 proposed by Senator Cochran for Senator Byrd. (consideration: CR S3881)
To transfer funds relating to certain watershed programs of the Department of Agriculture.
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.476 Amendment SA 476 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (text: CR S3881)
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.548 Amendment SA 548 proposed by Senator Cochran for Senator Leahy. (consideration: CR S3881; text: CR S3881)
To encourage the Government of Ecuador to take urgent measures to protect the biodiversity of the Galapagos.
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.548 Amendment SA 548 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.407 Amendment SA 407, previously agreed to, was modified by Unanimous Consent. (text as modified: CR S3883-3884)
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.476 Amendment SA 476, previously agreed to, was modified by Unanimous Consent. (text as modified: CR S3884)
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.387 Cloture invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 83 - 17. Record Vote Number: 101.
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.555 Amendment SA 555 proposed by Senator Kyl to Amendment SA 387. (consideration: CR S3886; text: CR S3886)
To modify the criteria for excluding certain H-2B workers from the numerical limitations under section 214(g)(1)(B) of the Immigration and Nationality Act.
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.555 Amendment SA 555 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.387 Amendment SA 387 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 94 - 6. Record Vote Number: 102.
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.379 Amendment SA 379 proposed by Senator Hutchison. (consideration: CR S3887, S3888; text: CR S3887)
To make unused EB3 visas available to bring nurses to the United States through Department of State procedures.
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.379 Amendment SA 379 as modified agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (text as modified: CR S3887)
4/19/2005:
Cloture invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 100 - 0. Record Vote Number: 103.
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.516 Amendment SA 516 proposed by Senator Byrd. (consideration: CR S3888-3890; text: CR S3888)
To increase funding for border security.
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.440 Amendment SA 440 proposed by Senator Reid for Senator Biden. (consideration: CR S3890-3891; text: CR S3890)
To express the sense of the Senate on funding for the Vaccine Health Care Centers.
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.343 Amendment SA 343 proposed by Senator Cochran for Senator Pryor. (consideration: CR S3891; text: CR S3891)
To release to the State of Arkansas a reversionary interest in Camp Joseph T. Robinson.
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.343 Amendment SA 343 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.427 Amendment SA 427 as modified agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent. (text as modified: CR S3891-3892)
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.399 Amendment SA 399 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.560 Amendment SA 560 proposed by Senator Cochran for Senator Shelby. (consideration: CR S3892; text: CR S3892)
To clarify funding for judicial security enhancements.
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.560 Amendment SA 560 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.561 Amendment SA 561 proposed by Senator Cochran for Senator Reid. (consideration: CR S3892; text: CR S3892)
To modify the provision relating to agricultural and nature resource conservation activities in the Walker River Basin, Nevada.
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.561 Amendment SA 561 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.562 Amendment SA 562 proposed by Senator Cochran for Senator Reid. (consideration: CR S3892; text: CR S3892)
To modify the provision relating to the water lease and purchase program for the Walker River Paiute Tribe.
4/19/2005:
S.AMDT.562 Amendment SA 562 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
4/20/2005:
Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3965-4007)
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.340 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3965, S3980)
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.342 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3965, S4001)
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.351 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3965, S3981)
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.375 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3965, S3981, S3995)
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.388 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3966, S3968-3970, S3995)
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.395 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3965, S3981)
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.406 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3965, S3995)
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.417 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3965, S3981)
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.418 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3965, S4000)
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.429 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3965-3966, S4001)
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.432 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3965, S3981)
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.440 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3966, S3996)
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.443 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3966, S3976-3980, S3988)
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.444 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3966, S3997)
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.445 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3965, S3981)
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.451 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3965, S3981)
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.452 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3965, S3981)
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.456 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3966, S3981)
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.459 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3966, S3981, S3999-4000)
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.463 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3966, S3981)
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.481 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3966, S3986)
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.483 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3965, S3993)
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.487 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3966)
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.499 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3966, S3981)
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.516 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3966, S3983-3984, S3988-3989)
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.537 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3966, S4004)
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.380 Amendment SA 380 proposed by Senator Kohl. (consideration: CR S3966-3968, S3970; text: CR S3966)
To provide supplemental funding for international food assistance.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.380 Amendment SA 380 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.450 Amendment SA 450 proposed by Senator Coburn. (consideration: CR S3971-3974; text: CR S3971)
To remove a non-emergency provision.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.467 Amendment SA 467 proposed by Senator Coburn. (consideration: CR S3971-3974; text: CR S3971)
To remove non-emergency spending.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.471 Amendment SA 471 proposed by Senator Coburn. (consideration: CR S3971-3974, S3981; text: CR S3971)
To reduce appropriations for the Iraqi embassy to reduce outlays expected to occur in fiscal year 2007 or later.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.450 Amendment SA 450 not agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.467 Proposed amendment SA 467 withdrawn in Senate.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.340 Point of order raised in Senate with respect to amendment SA 340 that the amendment is non-germane.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.340 Amendment SA 340 ruled non-germane by the chair.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.351 Point of order raised in Senate with respect to amendment SA 351 that the amendment is non-germane.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.351 Amendment SA 351 ruled non-germane by the chair.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.375 Point of order raised in Senate with respect to amendment SA 375 that the amendment is non-germane.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.375 Amendment SA 375 ruled non-germane by the chair.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.395 Point of order raised in Senate with respect to amendment SA 395 that the amendment is non-germane.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.395 Amendment SA 395 ruled non-germane by the chair.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.417 Point of order raised in Senate with respect to amendment SA 417 that the amendment is non-germane.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.417 Amendment SA 417 ruled non-germane by the chair.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.432 Point of order raised in Senate with respect to amendment SA 432 that the amendment is non-germane.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.432 Amendment SA 432 ruled non-germane by the chair.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.445 Point of order raised in Senate with respect to amendment SA 445 that the amendment is non-germane.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.445 Amendment SA 445 ruled non-germane by the chair.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.451 Point of order raised in Senate with respect to amendment SA 451 that the amendment is non-germane.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.451 Amendment SA 451 ruled non-germane by the chair.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.452 Point of order raised in Senate with respect to amendment SA 452 that the amendment is non-germane.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.452 Amendment SA 452 ruled non-germane by the chair.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.456 Point of order raised in Senate with respect to amendment SA 456 that the amendment is non-germane.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.456 Amendment SA 456 ruled non-germane by the chair.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.459 Point of order raised in Senate with respect to amendment SA 459 that the amendment is non-germane.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.459 Amendment SA 459 ruled non-germane by the chair.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.463 Point of order raised in Senate with respect to amendment SA 463 that the amendment is non-germane.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.463 Amendment SA 463 ruled non-germane by the chair.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.499 Point of order raised in Senate with respect to amendment SA 499 that the amendment is non-germane.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.499 Amendment SA 499 ruled non-germane by the chair.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.471 Motion to table amendment SA 471 made in Senate.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.498 Amendment SA 498 proposed by Senator Warner. (consideration: CR S3981-3983, S3989-3993, text: CR S3981-3982)
Relating to the aircraft carriers of the Navy.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.471 Motion to table amendment SA 471 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 54 - 45. Record Vote Number: 104.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.466 Amendment SA 466 proposed by Senator Shelby. (consideration: CR S3985-3986; text: CR S3985)
To provide for a refundable wage differential credit for activated military reservists.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.466 Proposed amendment SA 466 withdrawn in Senate.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.481 Proposed amendment SA 481 withdrawn in Senate.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.482 Amendment SA 482 proposed by Senator Lincoln. (consideration: CR S3986; text: CR S3986)
To require a report assessing the feasibility and advisability of implementing for the Army National Guard a program similar to the Post Deployment Stand-Down Program of the Air National Guard.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.482 Amendment agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.475 Amendment SA 475 proposed by Senator Craig. (consideration: CR S3986-3987, S3995; text: CR S3986-3987)
To limit the use of funds to restrict the issuance of general licenses for travel to Cuba in connection with authorized sales activities, and for other purposes.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.549 Amendment SA 549 proposed by Senator Baucus to Amendment SA 475. (consideration: CR S3987-3988; text: CR S3987)
To clarify the terms of payment under the Trade Sanctions Reform and Export Enhancement Act of 2000.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.549 Amendment SA 549 as modified agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (text as modified: CR S3987)
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.443 Amendment SA 443 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.516 Amendment SA 516 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 65 - 34. Record Vote Number: 105.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.498 Amendment SA 498 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 58 - 38. Record Vote Number: 106.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.414 Amendment SA 414 proposed by Senator Landrieu. (consideration: CR S3993-3995; text: CR S3993; text as modified: CR S3993)
To encourage that funds be made available to provide assistance to children affected by the tsunami.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.483 Amendment SA 483 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.414 Amendment SA 414 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.475 Point of order raised in Senate with respect to amendment SA 475 that the amendment is non-germane.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.475 Amendment SA 475 ruled non-germane by the chair.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.388 Proposed amendment SA 388 withdrawn in Senate.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.406 Proposed amendment SA 406 withdrawn in Senate.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.520 Amendment SA 520 proposed by Senator Bayh. (consideration: CR S3995-3996; text: CR S3995)
To appropriate an additional $213,000,000 for Other Procurement, Army, for the procurement of Up-Armored High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (UAHMMWVs).
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.440 Amendment SA 440 as modified agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.518 Amendment SA 518 proposed by Senator Stevens for Senator Bunning. (consideration: CR S3996-3997; text: CR S3996-3997)
To express the sense of the Senate that the Department of Defense should fund initiatives to increase the domestic manufacturing capability to produce ceramic armor and its requisite components.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.518 Amendment SA 518 as modified agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent. (text as modified: CR S3996-3997)
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.519 Amendment SA 519 proposed by Senator Stevens for Senator Bunning. (consideration: CR S3997; text: CR S3997)
To express the sense of the Senate that the Department of Defense should procure Rapid Wall Breaching Kits in Fiscal Year 2005 and request funding for the new devices in future fiscal years.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.519 Amendment SA 519 as modified agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent. (text as modified: CR S3997)
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.480 Amendment SA 480 proposed by Senator Stevens for Senator Landrieu. (consideration: CR S3997; text: CR S3997)
To express the sense of the Senate that the Operation and Maintenance, Army Reserve may be increased by $17,600,000, with the amount of such increase designated as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 402 of the conference report to accompany S.Con.Res. 95 (108th Congress), and make the amount available for tuition assistance programs for members of the Army Reserve.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.480 Amendment SA 480 as modified agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent. (text as modified: CR S3997)
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.444 Amendment SA 444 as modified agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (text as modified: CR S3997)
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.416 Amendment SA 416 proposed by Senator Feingold. (consideration: CR S3997-3999; text: CR S3998)
To authorize travel and transportation for family members of members of the Armed Forces hospitalized in the United States in connection with non-serious illnesses or injuries incurred or aggravated in a contingency operation.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.416 Amendment SA 416 as modified agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (text as modified: CR S3998)
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.418 Amendment SA 418 as modified agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (text as further modified: CR S4000)
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.493 Amendment SA 493 proposed by Senator Cochran for Senator Leahy. (consideration: CR S4000; text: CR S4000)
To continue programs to assist the families and communities of Afghan and Iraqi war victims.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.493 Amendment SA 493 as modified agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (text as modified: CR S4000)
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.489 Amendment SA 489 proposed by Senator Cochran for Senator Durbin. (consideration: CR S4000; text: CR S4000)
To make tsunami recovery and reconstruction funds available for programs and activities which create new economic opportunities for women.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.489 Amendment SA 489 as modified agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (text as modified: CR S4000)
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.342 Amendment SA 342 as modified agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (text as modified: CR S4001)
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.425 Amendment SA 425 proposed by Senator Cochran for Senator Bennett. (consideration: CR S4001; text: CR S4001)
To provide funds for microcredit programs in the countries affected by the tsunami.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.425 Amendment SA 425 as modified agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (text as modified: CR S4001)
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.429 Proposed amendment SA 429 withdrawn in Senate.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.563 Amendment SA 563 proposed by Senator Levin. (consideration: CR S4004; text: CR S4004)
To authorize the Secretary of Labor to convey the Detroit Labor Building to the State of Michigan.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.563 Amendment SA 563 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.537 Point of order raised in Senate with respect to amendment SA 537 that the amendment is non-germane.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.537 Amendment SA 537 ruled non-germane by the chair.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.454 Amendment SA 454 proposed by Senator Cochran for Senator Salazar. (consideration: CR S4004-4005; text: CR S4004)
To ensure that Afghan security forces, including police, border security guards, and members of the Afghan National Army, who receive training provided with United States assistance are professionally trained and that certain minimum standards are met.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.454 Amendment SA 454 as modified agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (text as modified: CR S4004-4005)
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.517 Amendment SA 517 proposed by Senator Cochran for Senator Corzine. (consideration: CR S4005-4007; text: 4005-4006)
To impose sanctions against perpetrators of crimes against humanity in Darfur, Sudan, and for other purposes.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.517 Amendment SA 517 as modified agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (text as modified: CR 4006-4007)
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.488 Amendment SA 488 proposed by Senator Cochran for Senator McConnell. (consideration: CR S4007; text: CR S4007)
Technical amendment.
4/20/2005:
S.AMDT.488 Amendment SA 488 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
4/21/2005:
Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S4079-4094)
4/21/2005:
S.AMDT.487 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S4079, S4084, S4087)
4/21/2005:
S.AMDT.520 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S4079-4080, S4083, S4084-4086)
4/21/2005:
S.AMDT.368 Amendment SA 368 proposed by Senator Corzine. (consideration: CR S4080)
To provide additional assistance in Sudan.
4/21/2005:
S.AMDT.368 Amendment SA 368 as modified agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (text as modified: CR S4080)
4/21/2005:
S.AMDT.564 Amendment SA 564 proposed by Senator Craig. (consideration: CR S4080-4083; text: CR S4081)
To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide a traumatic injury protection rider to servicemembers insured under section 1967(a)(1) of such title.
4/21/2005:
S.AMDT.551 Amendment SA 551 proposed by Senator DeWine to Amendment SA 564. (consideration: CR S4081-4082; text: CR S4081-4082)
To make the traumatic injury insurance provision retroactive for servicemembers injured in Iraq.
4/21/2005:
S.AMDT.551 Amendment SA 551 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
4/21/2005:
S.AMDT.564 Amendment SA 564 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
4/21/2005:
S.AMDT.487 Amendment SA 487 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
4/21/2005:
S.AMDT.520 Amendment SA 520 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 61 - 39. Record Vote Number: 108.
4/21/2005:
S.AMDT.565 Amendment SA 565 proposed by Senator Stevens for Senator DeWine. (consideration: CR S4086-4087; text: CR S4087)
To express the sense of the Senate that Congress should enact an increase for the period of continued TRICARE coverage of children of members of the uniformed services who die while serving on active duty for a period of more than 30 days and make such increased period applicable to children of members who have died since the commencement of military operations in Afghanistan.
4/21/2005:
S.AMDT.565 Amendment SA 565 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
4/21/2005:
S.AMDT.421 Amendment SA 421 proposed by Senator Stevens for Senator Kennedy. (consideration: CR S4086-4087)
To express the sense of the Senate on funding for the continuing development of the permanent magnet motor.
4/21/2005:
S.AMDT.421 Amendment SA 421 as modified agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent. (text as modified: CR S4086-4087)
4/21/2005:
S.AMDT.484 Amendment SA 484 proposed by Senator Stevens for Senator Schumer. (consideration: CR S4086-4087)
To express the sense of the Senate on funding for the procurement of man-portable air defense (MANPAD) systems.
4/21/2005:
S.AMDT.484 Amendment SA 484 as modified agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent. (text as modified: CR S4087)
4/21/2005:
S.AMDT.502 Amendment SA 502 proposed by Senator Stevens for Senator Dodd. (consideration: CR S4086-4087)
To express the sense of the Senate on funding for the replenishment of medical supply needs within the combat theaters of the Army.
4/21/2005:
S.AMDT.502 Amendment SA 502 as modified agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent. (text as modified: CR S4087)
4/21/2005:
S.AMDT.566 Amendment SA 566 proposed by Senator Stevens for Senator Frist. (consideration: CR S4086-4087; text: CR S4087)
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for entry of nationals of Australia
4/21/2005:
S.AMDT.566 Amendment SA 566 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
4/21/2005:
S.AMDT.389 Amendment SA 389 proposed by Senator Stevens for Senator Reid. (consideration: CR S4086-4087; text: CR S4086)
To reaffirm the authority of States to regulate certain hunting and fishing activities.
4/21/2005:
S.AMDT.389 Amendment SA 389 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
4/21/2005:
Passed Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title by Yea-Nay Vote. 99 - 0. Record Vote Number: 109. (text: CR 4/25/2005 S4195-4214)
4/21/2005:
Senate insists on its amendments, asks for a conference, appoints conferees Cochran; Stevens; Specter; Domenici; Bond; McConnell; Burns; Shelby; Gregg; Bennett; Craig; Hutchison; DeWine; Brownback; Allard; Byrd; Inouye; Leahy; Harkin; Mikulski; Reid; Kohl; Murray; Dorgan; Feinstein; Durbin; Johnson; Landrieu.
4/21/2005:
S.AMDT.487 Amendment SA 487, previously agreed to, was modified by Unanimous Consent. (text as modified: CR S4087)
4/25/2005:
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
4/25/2005:
Senate ordered measure printed as passed.
4/26/2005 4:37pm:
Mr. Lewis (CA) asked unanimous consent that the House disagree to the Senate amendments, and agree to a conference (consideration: CR H2506-2509, H2518-2519)
4/26/2005 4:37pm:
On motion that the House disagree to the Senate amendments, and agree to a conference Agreed to without objection.
4/26/2005 4:38pm:
Mr. Obey moved that the House instruct conferees. (consideration: CR H2506-2509, H2518-2519; text: CR H2507)
4/26/2005 4:38pm:
DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the Obey Motion to Instruct Conferees. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the managers on the part of the House to insist on the highest levels of funding withint the scope of conference for Customs and Border Protection, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, and Immigration and Customs Enforcement and to agree to the Senate provision regarding including requests for future funding military operations in Afghanistan and Iraq in the annual budget of the President.
4/26/2005 4:54pm:
The previous question was ordered without objection.
4/26/2005 4:54pm:
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Obey motion to instruct conferees the Chair put the question on agreeing to the motion and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Obey objected to the voice vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present. Subsequently the Chair postponed futher proceedings on the Obey motion to instruct until later in the legislative day and the point of no quorum was considered withdrawn.
4/26/2005 7:11pm:
On motion that the House instruct conferees Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 417 - 4 (Roll no. 133).
4/26/2005 7:11pm:
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4/26/2005 7:32pm:
The Speaker appointed conferees: Lewis (CA), Young (FL), Regula, Rogers (KY), Wolf, Kolbe, Walsh, Taylor (NC), Hobson, Bonilla, Knollenberg, Obey, Murtha, Dicks, Sabo, Mollohan, Visclosky, Lowey, and Edwards.
4/27/2005:
Conference held.
4/28/2005:
Conference held.
5/3/2005:
Conferees agreed to file conference report.
5/3/2005 7:14pm:
Mr. Lewis (CA) asked unanimous consent that managers on the part of the House have until midnight on May 3 to file a conference report on H.R. 1268. Agreed to without objection.
5/3/2005 11:27pm:
Conference report H. Rept. 109-72 filed. (text of conference report: CR H2813-2877)
5/4/2005 6:01pm:
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 258 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of the conference report to H.R. 1268 with 1 hour of general debate.
5/5/2005 11:56am:
Rule H. Res. 258 passed House.
5/5/2005 12:14pm:
Mr. Lewis (CA) brought up conference report H. Rept. 109-72 for consideration under the provisions of H. Res. 258. (consideration: CR H2997-3027)
5/5/2005 12:15pm:
DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the conference report to accompany H.R. 1268.
5/5/2005 1:29pm:
The previous question was ordered without objection. (consideration: CR H3026)
5/5/2005 1:30pm:
Mr. Obey moved to recommit with instructions to the conference committee. (consideration: CR H2997)
5/5/2005 1:30pm:
The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions to conference committee was ordered without objection. (consideration: CR H3026)
5/5/2005 1:53pm:
On motion to recommit with instructions to conference committee Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 201 - 225 (Roll no. 160). (consideration: CR H3026-3027)
5/5/2005 2:03pm:
On agreeing to the conference report Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 368 - 58, 1 Present (Roll no. 161).
5/5/2005 2:03pm:
Motions to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5/9/2005:
Conference papers: Senate report and manager's statement and message on House action held at the desk in Senate.
5/10/2005:
Conference report considered in Senate. (consideration: CR S4806-4849)
5/10/2005:
Senate agreed to conference report by Yea-Nay Vote. 100 - 0. Record Vote Number: 117.
5/10/2005:
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
5/10/2005:
Cleared for White House.
5/11/2005 10:45am:
Pursuant to the provisions of S. Con. Res. 31, enrollment corrections on H.R. 1268 have been made.
5/11/2005:
Presented to President.
5/11/2005:
Signed by President.
5/11/2005:
Became Public Law No: 109-13.

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