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  • H.Amdt.170   — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Description: Amendment in the nature of a substitute sought to insert the text of the Class Action Improvement Act.
    Sponsor: Rep. Sandlin, Max [D-TX-1] (Offered 06/12/2003)
    Latest Action: 06/12/03 On agreeing to the Sandlin amendment (A005) Failed by recorded vote: 170 - 255 (Roll no. 270).
  • H.Amdt.169   — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Description: Amendment sought to permit the use of private attorney actions to enforce state laws in state courts.
    Sponsor: Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-16] (Offered 06/12/2003)
    Latest Action: 06/12/03 On agreeing to the Lofgren amendment (A004) Failed by recorded vote: 186 - 234 (Roll no. 269).
  • H.Amdt.168   — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Description: Amendment sought to add language to provide that a foreign corporation which acquires a domestic corporation in a corporate repatriation transaction shall be treated as being incorporated in the State under whose laws the acquired domestic corporation was organized.
    Sponsor: Rep. Jackson-Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18] (Offered 06/12/2003)
    Latest Action: 06/12/03 On agreeing to the Jackson-Lee (TX) amendment (A003) Failed by recorded vote: 185 - 238 (Roll no. 268).
  • H.Amdt.167   — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Description: Amendment broadens the category of class action cases that would remain in a state court by increasing the aggregate jurisdictional amount in controversy from $2 million to $5 million and allows Federal courts the discretion to return cases to state courts after evaluating five factors to determine if the case is of a local character.
    Sponsor: Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5] (Offered 06/12/2003)
    Latest Action: 06/12/03 On agreeing to the Sensenbrenner amendment (A002) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.166   — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Description: None
    Sponsor: House Committee on the Judiciary (Offered 06/12/2003)
    Latest Action: 06/12/03 On agreeing to the Judiciary amendment (A001) Agreed to without objection.