TEXT OF AMENDMENTS
(Senate - September 20, 2012)

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                           TEXT OF AMENDMENTS

  SA 2842. Mr. ENZI (for himself and Mr. Barrasso) submitted an 
amendment intended to be proposed by him to the joint resolution H.J. 
Res. 117, making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2013, and 
for other purposes; which was ordered to lie on the table; as follows:

       Strike section 142 and insert the following:
       Sec. 142. (a) Section 411(h) of the Surface Mining Control 
     and Reclamation Act of 1977 (30 U.S.C. 1240a(h)) is amended 
     by striking paragraph (5).
       (b) Subsection (a) takes effect on July 6, 2012.
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  SA 2843. Mr. UDALL of Colorado (for himself, Mr. Bennet, and Ms. 
Landrieu) submitted an amendment intended to be proposed by him to the 
joint resolution H.J. Res. 117, making continuing appropriations for 
fiscal year 2013, and for other purposes; which was ordered to lie on 
the table; as follows:

       On page 29, between lines 17 and 18, insert the following:
       Sec. 156. (a) The Secretary of Agriculture may provide 
     disaster relief assistance in accordance with this section to 
     repair damage caused by natural disaster occurring in 
     calendar year 2012 to watersheds located in any area for 
     which the President declared a major disaster in accordance 
     with section 401 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief 
     and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5170).
       (b) The assistance authorized by this section--
       (1) includes both financial and technical assistance; and
       (2) shall be provided through the emergency watershed 
     protection program established under section 403 of the 
     Agricultural Credit Act of 1978 (16 U.S.C. 2203).
       (c) There is appropriated to the Secretary of Agriculture, 
     out of funds of the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, 
     $27,900,000, to remain available until expended, to provide 
     assistance under this section.
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  SA 2844. Mr. REID proposed an amendment to the joint resolution H.J. 
Res. 117, making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2013, and 
for other purposes; as follows:

       At the end, add the following new section:

     SEC. ___.

       This joint resolution shall become effective 5 days after 
     enactment.

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  SA 2845. Mr. REID proposed an amendment to amendment SA 2844 proposed 
by Mr. Reid to the joint resolution H.J. Res. 117, making continuing 
appropriations for fiscal year 2013, and for other purposes; as 
follows:

       In the amendment, strike ``5 days'' and insert ``4 days''.
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  SA 2846. Mr. REID proposed an amendment to the joint resolution H.J. 
Res. 117, making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2013, and 
for other purposes; as follows:

       At the end, add the following new section:

     SEC. ___.

       This joint resolution shall become effective 3 days after 
     enactment.
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  SA 2847. Mr. REID proposed an amendment to amendment SA 2846 proposed 
by Mr. Reid to the joint resolution H.J. Res. 117, making continuing 
appropriations for fiscal year 2013, and for other purposes; as 
follows:

       In the amendment, strike ``3 days'' and insert ``2 days''.
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  SA 2848. Mr. REID proposed an amendment to amendment SA 2847 proposed 
by Mr. Reid to the amendment SA 2846 proposed by Mr. Reid to the joint 
resolution H.J. Res. 117, making continuing appropriations for fiscal 
year 2013, and for other purposes; as follows:

       In the amendment, strike ``2 days'' and insert ``1 day''.

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