Description: H.Amdt. 589 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

At the beginning of section 7, insert "(a) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.--" before "There are authorized". At the end of section 7, insert the following: (b) PROHIBITION ON EARMARKS.--None of the funds appropriated pursuant to subsection (a) may be used for a congressional earmark as defined in clause 9(e) of rule XXI of the Rules of the House of Representatives.

Purpose:

An amendment to the Capps amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in Part B of House Report 111-445 to prohibit earmarking in the funds authorized for appropriations in the legislation.

House Amendment Code:

(A002)

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