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  • H.Amdt.320   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description: Amendment in the nature of a substitute sought to replace the language of the bill with the text of the "United Nations Reform and Institutional Strengthening Act of 2005".
    Sponsor: Rep. Lantos, Tom [D-CA-12] (Offered 06/17/2005)
    Latest Action: 06/17/05 On agreeing to the Lantos amendment (A027) Failed by recorded vote: 190 - 216 (Roll no. 281).
  • H.Amdt.319   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description: Amendment sought to increase from 50 percent to 75 percent the percentage of United States contribution to the regular assessed budget of the United Nations that will be withheld under the bill unless certain reforms are made.
    Sponsor: Rep. Stearns, Cliff [R-FL-6] (Offered 06/17/2005)
    Latest Action: 06/17/05 On agreeing to the Stearns amendment (A026) Failed by recorded vote: 100 - 306 (Roll no. 280).
  • H.Amdt.318   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description: In section 201, add at the end the following new subsection: \ (f) PROHIBITION ON CONTACT WITH MEMBER STATES SUBJECT TO SANCTIONS.--An employee from of any United Nations entity, bureau, division, department, or specialized agency may not have unauthorized contact, including business contact, with a Member State that is subject to United Nations sanctions.
    Sponsor: Rep. Pearce, Stevan [R-NM-2] (Offered 06/17/2005)
    Latest Action: 06/17/05 On agreeing to the Pearce amendment (A025) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.317   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description: Amendment sought to require the President to direct the U.S. Permanent Representative to work to strengthen and expand the Social Protection sector of the International Labor Organization (ILO) in order to allow the ILO to issue more field and regional units of the ILO, to increase site inspections of working conditions, and to issue more reports on such conditions to the international community.
    Sponsor: Rep. Kucinich, Dennis J. [D-OH-10] (Offered 06/17/2005)
    Latest Action: 06/17/05 On agreeing to the Kucinich amendment (A024) Failed by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.316   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description: Amendment sought to add to the bill the text of the "United Nations Voting Accountability Act of 2005".
    Sponsor: Rep. Gohmert, Louie [R-TX-1] (Offered 06/17/2005)
    Latest Action: 06/17/05 On agreeing to the Gohmert amendment (A023) Failed by recorded vote: 108 - 297 (Roll no. 279).
  • H.Amdt.315   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description: Amendment adds language stating that it shall be the policy of the U.S. to make every effort to enforce a zero nominal growth in the regular budget of the U.N., its specialized agencies, and its funds and programs.
    Sponsor: Rep. Garrett, Scott [R-NJ-5] (Offered 06/17/2005)
    Latest Action: 06/17/05 On agreeing to the Garrett (NJ) amendment (A022) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.314   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description: None
    Sponsor: Rep. Garrett, Scott [R-NJ-5] (Offered 06/17/2005)
    Latest Action: 06/17/05 On agreeing to the Garrett (NJ) amendment (A021) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.313   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description: Amendment requires the President to direct the U.S. Permanent Representative to make every effort to establish a Democracy Fund at the United Nations to be administered by Member States of the United Nations Democracy Caucus.
    Sponsor: Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [R-FL-18] (Offered 06/17/2005)
    Latest Action: 06/17/05 On agreeing to the Ros-Lehtinen amendment (A020) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.312   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description: Amendment requires the President to direct the U.S. Permanent Representative to make every effort to ensure full implementation of U.N. Security Council Resolution 1559 concerning Lebanon.
    Sponsor: Rep. McCotter, Thaddeus G. [R-MI-11] (Offered 06/17/2005)
    Latest Action: 06/17/05 On agreeing to the McCotter amendment (A019) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.311   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description: Amendment places limits on the United States contributions to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East.
    Sponsor: Rep. King, Steve [R-IA-5] (Offered 06/17/2005)
    Latest Action: 06/17/05 On agreeing to the King (IA) amendment (A018) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.310   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description: Amendment adds The Special Committee to Investigate Israeli Practices Affecting the Human Rights of the Palestinian People and Other Arabs of the Occupied Territories to the list of organizations that are to be audited and reported upon in order to eliminate duplicative efforts within the U.N.
    Sponsor: Rep. Wilson, Joe [R-SC-2] (Offered 06/17/2005)
    Latest Action: 06/17/05 On agreeing to the Wilson (SC) amendment (A017) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.309   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description: Amendment requires the President to direct the U.S. Permanent Representative to make every effort to ensure that the difference between the scale of assessments for the five permanent members of the Security Council is not greater than five times that of any other permanent member of the Security Council.
    Sponsor: Rep. Pence, Mike [R-IN-6] (Offered 06/17/2005)
    Latest Action: 06/17/05 On agreeing to the Pence amendment (A016) Agreed to by recorded vote: 281 - 126 (Roll no. 278).
  • H.Amdt.308   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description: Amendment requires the U.S. delegation to the U.N. to: make every effort to officially and publicly condemn anti-Semitic statements made at any session of the United Nations; require U.N. employees to be subject to punitive actions for making anti-Semitic statements or references; require the development of educational awareness programs about the Holocaust and anti-Semitism throughout the world; and require a certification that these requirements have been carried out.
    Sponsor: Rep. Chabot, Steve [R-OH-1] (Offered 06/17/2005)
    Latest Action: 06/17/05 On agreeing to the Chabot amendment (A015) Agreed to by recorded vote: 405 - 2 (Roll no. 277).
  • H.Amdt.307   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description: Amendment directs the Independent Oversight Board to review the Final Report of the Independent Inquiry Committee into the U.N. Oil-for-Food Program.
    Sponsor: Rep. Barton, Joe [R-TX-6] (Offered 06/17/2005)
    Latest Action: 06/17/05 On agreeing to the Barton (TX) amendment (A014) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.306   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description: Amendment creates a certification of U.N. cooperation that (1) requires the U.N. to provide documentary evidence to member states investigating the Oil-for-Food program; and (2) waive privileges and immunities of any U.N. employee charged with a crime associated with the program.
    Sponsor: Rep. Flake, Jeff [R-AZ-6] (Offered 06/17/2005)
    Latest Action: 06/17/05 On agreeing to the Flake amendment (A013) Agreed to by recorded vote: 366 - 38 (Roll no. 276).
  • H.Amdt.305   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description: Amendment requires the President to direct the U.S. Permanent Representative to make every effort to ensure the adoption and implementation of mechanisms to hold accountable Member States engaged or complicit in acts of genocide, war crimes, or crimes against humanity.
    Sponsor: Rep. Fortenberry, Jeff [R-NE-1] (Offered 06/17/2005)
    Latest Action: 06/17/05 On agreeing to the Fortenberry amendment (A012) Agreed to by recorded vote: 375 - 29 (Roll no. 275).
  • H.Amdt.304   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description: Amendment adds language to the section of the bill concerning human rights reforms and specifies that country-specific resolutions shall not be eliminated within the human rights body in the U.N.
    Sponsor: Rep. Royce, Edward R. [R-CA-40] (Offered 06/17/2005)
    Latest Action: 06/17/05 On agreeing to the Royce amendment (A011) Agreed to by recorded vote: 373 - 32 (Roll no. 274).
  • H.Amdt.303   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description: Amendment requires the President to direct the United States Permanent Representative to the IAEA to use their influence and their vote to secure an agreement within the IAEA requiring that any member state of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty that is in breach of the treaty or withdraws from the treaty must return any nuclear materials or technology acquired for peaceful purposes.
    Sponsor: Rep. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA-7] (Offered 06/16/2005)
    Latest Action: 06/16/05 On agreeing to the Markey amendment (A010) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.302   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description: Amendment calls for the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to rescind the Small Quantities Protocol (SQP); requires that any nation that has signed the SQP to have implemented and be in compliance with the Additional Protocol providing for more stringent inspections; and prohibits any IAEA member from receiving any nuclear-related material, technology, equipment, or assistance and subject it to penalties, if they do not adhere to the higher inspections standards.
    Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4] (Offered 06/16/2005)
    Latest Action: 06/16/05 On agreeing to the Smith (NJ) amendment (A009) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.301   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description: Amendment calls for the U.S. Permanent Representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency to make every effort to ensure adoption of a resolution that makes Iran ineligible to receive any nuclear material, technology and assistance; and provides for penalties for any country that violates the prohibition on assistance to Iran.
    Sponsor: Rep. Cantor, Eric [R-VA-7] (Offered 06/16/2005)
    Latest Action: 06/17/05 On agreeing to the Cantor amendment Agreed to by recorded vote: 411 - 9 (Roll no. 272).
  • H.Amdt.300   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description: Amendment provides that nothing in the title regarding peacekeeping operations shall be construed as superseding the Uniform Code of Military Justice or operating to affect the surrender of U.S. officials to a foreign country or international tribunal.
    Sponsor: Rep. Kline, John [R-MN-2] (Offered 06/16/2005)
    Latest Action: 06/16/05 On agreeing to the Kline amendment (A007) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.299   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description: In section 402(1) (relating to reform of United Nations peacekeeping operations), add at the end the following new subparagraph: \ (E) GRATIS MILITARY PERSONNEL.--The General Assembly should lift restrictions on the utilization at the headquarters in New York, the United States, of the Department of Peacekeeping Operations of gratis military personnel by the Department so that the Department may accept secondments from Member States of military personnel with expertise in mission planning, logistics, and other operational specialties.
    Sponsor: Rep. Boozman, John [R-AR-3] (Offered 06/16/2005)
    Latest Action: 06/16/05 On agreeing to the Boozman amendment (A006) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.298   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description: Amendment requires the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to submit to Congress a report on United States contributions to the United Nations. Such report shall examine assessed, voluntary, in-kind, and all other United States contributions.
    Sponsor: Rep. Poe, Ted [R-TX-2] (Offered 06/16/2005)
    Latest Action: 06/17/05 On agreeing to the Poe amendment (A005) Agreed to by recorded vote: 402 - 14 (Roll no. 271).
  • H.Amdt.297   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description: Amendment added language concerning U.N. employment and employee practices and responsibilities.
    Sponsor: Rep. McCotter, Thaddeus G. [R-MI-11] (Offered 06/16/2005)
    Latest Action: 06/16/05 On agreeing to the McCotter amendment (A004) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.296   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description: Amendment requires a report to Congress on contracts entered into by the U.N. or any of its specialized agencies with parties on the U.S. Government's Lists of Parties Excluded from Federal Procurement and Nonprocurement Programs.
    Sponsor: Rep. Cannon, Chris [R-UT-3] (Offered 06/16/2005)
    Latest Action: 06/16/05 On agreeing to the Cannon amendment (A003) Agreed to by voice vote.