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  1. S.Amdt.805   — 107th Congress (2001-2002)

    Description: To require local educational agencies and schools to implement school pest management plans and to provide parents, guardians, and staff members with notice of the use of pesticides in schools.
    Sponsor: Sen. Torricelli, Robert G. [D-NJ] (Submitted 06/19/2001) (Proposed 06/19/2001)
    Cosponsors: 2
    Latest Action: 06/19/01 Amendment SA 805 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
  2. H.Amdt.69   — 107th Congress (2001-2002)

    Description: Amendment sought to limit the aggregate increase in authorization of appropriations for fiscal year 2002 to 11.5 percent over the amount appropriated for programs under this Act for fiscal year 2001.
    Sponsor: Rep. Cox, Christopher [R-CA-47] (Offered 05/23/2001)
    Latest Action: 05/23/01 On agreeing to the Cox amendment (A027) Failed by recorded vote: 101 - 326 (Roll no. 143).
  3. H.Amdt.68   — 107th Congress (2001-2002)

    Description: Amendment clarifies that school districts may use federal funds for leave time and other associated costs for teachers to attend classes in technology.
    Sponsor: Rep. Hoeffel, Joseph M. [D-PA-13] (Offered 05/23/2001)
    Latest Action: 05/23/01 On agreeing to the Hoeffel amendment (A026) Agreed to by voice vote.
  4. H.Amdt.67   — 107th Congress (2001-2002)

    Description: Amendment expresses the sense of Congress that the impact aid program should be fully funded to meet the needs of school districts affected by a Federal presence; and that the full funding of the impact aid program will ensure that federally connected children will continue to receive a quality education.
    Sponsor: Rep. Kirk, Mark Steven [R-IL-10] (Offered 05/23/2001)
    Latest Action: 05/23/01 On agreeing to the Kirk amendment Agreed to by recorded vote: 425 - 3 (Roll no. 142).
  5. H.Amdt.66   — 107th Congress (2001-2002)

    Description: Amendment allows grantees to count in-kind contributions toward a matching requirement.
    Sponsor: Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-12] (Offered 05/23/2001)
    Latest Action: 05/23/01 On agreeing to the Velazquez amendment (A024) Agreed to by voice vote.
  6. H.Amdt.65   — 107th Congress (2001-2002)

    Description: Amendment prohibits the use of federal funds to any state or local educational agency or school that discriminates against the Boy Scouts of America in providing equal access to school premises or facilities.
    Sponsor: Rep. Hilleary, Van [R-TN-4] (Offered 05/23/2001)
    Latest Action: 05/23/01 On agreeing to the Hilleary amendment (A023) Agreed to by voice vote.
  7. H.Amdt.64   — 107th Congress (2001-2002)

    Description: Amendment increases the authorization for the character education program from $25 million to $50 million.
    Sponsor: Rep. Wamp, Zach [R-TN-3] (Offered 05/23/2001)
    Latest Action: 05/23/01 On agreeing to the Wamp amendment (A022) Agreed to by voice vote.
  8. H.Amdt.63   — 107th Congress (2001-2002)

    Description: Amendment requires that a mentoring program be available for teachers with 3 years or less experience in low performing schools.
    Sponsor: Rep. Mink, Patsy T. [D-HI-2] (Offered 05/23/2001)
    Latest Action: 05/23/01 On agreeing to the Mink amendment (A021) Agreed to by voice vote.
  9. H.Amdt.62   — 107th Congress (2001-2002)

    Description: Amendment added language consisting of the Paul Coverdell Teacher Liability Protection Act to provide teachers, principals and other school professionals the tools they need to undertake reasonable actions to maintain order, discipline, and an appropriate educational environment.
    Sponsor: Rep. Brady, Kevin [R-TX-8] (Offered 05/23/2001)
    Latest Action: 05/23/01 On agreeing to the Brady (TX) amendment (A020) Agreed to by recorded vote: 239 - 189 (Roll no. 141).
  10. H.Amdt.61   — 107th Congress (2001-2002)

    Description: Amendment expresses the sense of Congress that equipment and products purchased with funds made available under the bill should be American-made; and specifies that a school system receiving financial assistance under this Act for construction shall use American-made steel for such construction and shall comply with the requirements of the Buy American Act.
    Sponsor: Rep. Traficant, James A., Jr. [D-OH-17] (Offered 05/23/2001)
    Latest Action: 05/23/01 On agreeing to the Traficant amendment (A019) Agreed to by recorded vote: 415 - 9 (Roll no. 140).
  11. H.Amdt.60   — 107th Congress (2001-2002)

    Description: Amendment requires state educational agencies to provide an annual report to the Department of Education with the name of each school identified for improvement.
    Sponsor: Rep. Stearns, Cliff [R-FL-6] (Offered 05/23/2001)
    Latest Action: 05/23/01 On agreeing to the Stearns amendment (A018) Agreed to by recorded vote: 361 - 67 (Roll no. 139).
  12. H.Amdt.59   — 107th Congress (2001-2002)

    Description: Amendment requires that academic tests be based on objective, measurable and widely accepted professional testing and assessment standards and shall not assess the personal opinions, attitudes, or beliefs of the student being tested.
    Sponsor: Rep. Akin, W. Todd [R-MO-2] (Offered 05/23/2001)
    Latest Action: 05/23/01 On agreeing to the Akin amendment Agreed to by voice vote.
  13. H.Amdt.58   — 107th Congress (2001-2002)

    Description: Amendment sought to authorize $50 million for grants for not more than 5 research projects that demonstrate how school choice options increase the academic achievement of students, schools, and local educational agencies.
    Sponsor: Rep. Armey, Richard K. [R-TX-26] (Offered 05/23/2001)
    Latest Action: 05/23/01 On agreeing to the Armey amendment (A016) Failed by recorded vote: 186 - 241 (Roll no. 136).
  14. H.Amdt.57   — 107th Congress (2001-2002)

    Description: Amendment sought to authorize private school choice for students who have attended low performing schools for at least 3 years; allow private school choice as a local use of funds under title IV of the Innovative Education Grants for Disadvantaged Students; and allow private school choice for students in unsafe schools or who have been victims of crime on school premises.
    Sponsor: Rep. Armey, Richard K. [R-TX-26] (Offered 05/23/2001)
    Latest Action: 05/23/01 On agreeing to the Armey amendment (A015) Failed by recorded vote: 155 - 273 (Roll no. 135).
  15. H.Amdt.56   — 107th Congress (2001-2002)

    Description: Amendment adds language concerning parental right to information and specifies that parents will have the right to access the curriculum to which their children are exposed; will also have the right to give informed written consent prior to any student being required to undergo nonemergency medical or mental health examinations, testing or treatment while at school; and will be afforded the right to inspect surveys and questionnaires seeking personal information before they are given to students.
    Sponsor: Rep. Tiahrt, Todd [R-KS-4] (Offered 05/23/2001)
    Latest Action: 05/23/01 On agreeing to the Tiahrt amendment (A014) Agreed to by voice vote.
  16. H.Amdt.55   — 107th Congress (2001-2002)

    Description: Amendment allows special needs students to be disciplined under the same policy as nonspecial needs students in the same situation including assault, weapons possession, and illegal drugs.
    Sponsor: Rep. Norwood, Charles W. [R-GA-10] (Offered 05/23/2001)
    Latest Action: 05/23/01 On agreeing to the Norwood amendment (A013) Agreed to by recorded vote: 246 - 181 (Roll no. 138).
  17. H.Amdt.54   — 107th Congress (2001-2002)

    Description: Amendment authorizes the Secretary of Education to work with state administrators to promote and advocate the use and establishment of state-sponsored college savings plans during a student's elementary years.
    Sponsor: Rep. Rogers, Mike J. [R-MI-8] (Offered 05/23/2001)
    Latest Action: 05/23/01 On agreeing to the Rogers (MI) amendment Agreed to by voice vote.
  18. H.Amdt.53   — 107th Congress (2001-2002)

    Description: Amendment modifies the Osborne Mentoring Program so that both adults and qualified, trained and motivated high school students can become mentors.
    Sponsor: Rep. Meek, Carrie P. [D-FL-17] (Offered 05/23/2001)
    Latest Action: 05/23/01 On agreeing to the Meek (FL) amendment (A011) Agreed to by voice vote.
  19. H.Amdt.52   — 107th Congress (2001-2002)

    Description: Amendment sought to increase the authority of local educational agencies to transfer funds between programs from 50 percent to 75 percent upon state approval.
    Sponsor: Rep. Hoekstra, Peter [R-MI-2] (Offered 05/23/2001)
    Latest Action: 05/23/01 On agreeing to the Hoekstra amendment (A010) Failed by recorded vote: 191 - 236 (Roll no. 137).
  20. H.Amdt.51   — 107th Congress (2001-2002)

    Description: Amendment authorizes local school districts to sign performance agreements with the Secretary of Education to allow them to consolidate non-title I formula grant programs together.
    Sponsor: Rep. Tiberi, Patrick J. [R-OH-12] (Offered 05/22/2001)
    Latest Action: 05/22/01 On agreeing to the Tiberi amendment Agreed to by recorded vote: 217 - 209 (Roll no. 132).
  21. H.Amdt.50   — 107th Congress (2001-2002)

    Description: In part E of title VIII of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as proposed to be amended by section 801 of the bill, after section 8519, insert the following (and redesignate succeeding paragraphs, and any cross-references thereto, accordingly): \ "SEC. 8520. ARMED SERVICES RECRUITING. \ "Any secondary school that receives Federal funds under this Act shall permit regular United States Armed Services recruitment activities on school grounds, in a manner reasonably accessible to all students of such school.
    Sponsor: Rep. Vitter, David [R-LA-1] (Offered 05/22/2001)
    Latest Action: 05/22/01 On agreeing to the Vitter amendment (A008) Agreed to by recorded vote: 366 - 57 (Roll no. 133).
  22. H.Amdt.49   — 107th Congress (2001-2002)

    Description: Amendment requires states and school districts to provide a comparison of student subgroups with the state's annual goals and provide a description of the state's accountability system.
    Sponsor: Rep. Dooley, Calvin M. [D-CA-20] (Offered 05/22/2001)
    Latest Action: 05/22/01 On agreeing to the Dooley amendment (A007) Agreed to by voice vote.
  23. H.Amdt.48   — 107th Congress (2001-2002)

    Description: Amendment sought to strike the requirement for annual state reading and math tests for grades 3 through 8 and retain current law for state assessments.
    Sponsor: Rep. Hoekstra, Peter [R-MI-2] (Offered 05/22/2001)
    Latest Action: 05/22/01 On agreeing to the Hoekstra amendment (A006) Failed by recorded vote: 173 - 255 (Roll no. 130).
  24. H.Amdt.47   — 107th Congress (2001-2002)

    Description: Amendment allows local educational agencies to spend any portion of their Federal funds on hiring school resource officers.
    Sponsor: Rep. Dunn, Jennifer [R-WA-8] (Offered 05/22/2001)
    Latest Action: 05/22/01 On agreeing to the Dunn amendment (A005) Agreed to by recorded vote: 420 - 3 (Roll no. 131).
  25. H.Amdt.46   — 107th Congress (2001-2002)

    Description: Amendment authorizes the use of innovative education program funds to establish smaller learning communities.
    Sponsor: Rep. Hill, Baron P. [D-IN-9] (Offered 05/22/2001)
    Latest Action: 05/22/01 On agreeing to the Hill amendment (A004) Agreed to by voice vote.