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  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.589   — 101st Congress (1989-1990)

    Description: Amendments en bloc: 1) required the Department of Education to use "negotiated rule-making" procedures when developing requirements for programs; 2) provided that any report or evaluation required by law to be provided by the Department of Education to Congress would not be subject to prior review or approval by OMB; 3) required states to institute mandatory functional literacy pilot programs in correctional institutions for all persons convicted of a felony who test below the eighth grade level; 4) added a new title which provided and encouraged open enrollment programs and authorized $40 million in each of fiscal years 1991-1995 for programs to help states and school districts develop their own open enrollment programs; 5) stipulated that open enrollment grants could only be awarded in states certified by the Department of Education as having a fair system for financing public schools; and 6) added a new title which permitted, on a demonstration basis, the development of educational performance agreements between States and the Department of Education for school restructuring.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5115
    Sponsor: Rep. Hawkins, Augustus F. [D-CA-29] (Offered 07/20/1990)
    Latest Action: 07/20/90 On agreeing to the Hawkins amendments (A001) Agreed to by recorded vote: 387 - 0 (Roll no. 253).
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    H.Amdt.42   — 101st Congress (1989-1990)

    Description: Amendments en bloc were technical in nature and provided necessary and conforming changes to achieve consistency.
    Amends Bill: H.R.7
    Sponsor: Rep. Hawkins, Augustus F. [D-CA-29] (Offered 05/09/1989)
    Latest Action: 05/09/89 On agreeing to the Hawkins amendments (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
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    H.Amdt.156   — 100th Congress (1987-1988)

    Description: An amendment consisting of several amendments offered en bloc to make technical corrections to the bill.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5
    Sponsor: Rep. Hawkins, Augustus F. [D-CA-29] (Offered 05/21/1987)
    Latest Action: 05/21/87 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.
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    H.Amdt.1169   — 99th Congress (1985-1986)

    Description: An amendment to raise the threshold for applicability of the Davis-Bacon Act to military construction projects from the current $2,000 contract value to $25,000.
    Amends Bill: H.R.4428
    Sponsor: Rep. Hawkins, Augustus F. [D-CA-29] (Offered 08/15/1986)
    Latest Action: 08/15/86 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Recorded Vote: 406 - 5 (Record Vote No: 355).
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    H.Amdt.1069   — 99th Congress (1985-1986)

    Description: An amendment to clarify the focus of priority on programs for dropouts.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3042
    Sponsor: Rep. Hawkins, Augustus F. [D-CA-29] (Offered 08/07/1986)
    Latest Action: 08/07/86 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.
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    H.Amdt.912   — 99th Congress (1985-1986)

    Description: A substitute amendment, replacing the Senate text with the texts of HR 3700 and HR 2246.
    Amends Bill: S.1965
    Sponsor: Rep. Hawkins, Augustus F. [D-CA-29] (Offered 06/17/1986)
    Latest Action: 06/17/86 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.
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    H.Amdt.433   — 99th Congress (1985-1986)

    Description: An amendment changing the effective date to October 1, 1985 specified sections in the bill.
    Amends Bill: H.R.7
    Sponsor: Rep. Hawkins, Augustus F. [D-CA-29] (Offered 09/18/1985)
    Latest Action: 09/18/85 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.
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    H.Amdt.848   — 98th Congress (1983-1984)

    Description: An Education and Labor Committee amendment (no.1) as a substitute for the employment verification and enforcement mechanism of the bill and to provide remedies for unfair immigration related employment practices.
    Amends Bill: H.R.1510
    Sponsor: Rep. Hawkins, Augustus F. [D-CA-29] (Offered 06/12/1984)
    Latest Action: 06/12/84 Amendment Failed of Passage in Committee of Whole by Recorded Vote: 166 - 253 (Record Vote No: 227).
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    H.Amdt.380   — 98th Congress (1983-1984)

    Description: An amendment to the Jeffords amendment to provide that when unemployment is reduced to a level of 6.5 percent nationally, the bill will apply only to unemployment in "areas of substantial unemployment." "Area of substantial unemployment" is defined as "any area of sufficient size and scope to sustain a program under this Act and which has an average rate of unemployment of at least 6.5 percent for the most recent 12 months preceding the determination for which satisfactory data are available".
    Amends Bill: H.R.1036
    Sponsor: Rep. Hawkins, Augustus F. [D-CA-29] (Offered 09/21/1983)
    Latest Action: 09/21/83 Amendment Failed of Passage in Committee of Whole by Recorded Vote: 208 - 210 (Record Vote No: 347).
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    H.Amdt.378   — 98th Congress (1983-1984)

    Description: A substitute amendment to the Durbin amendment to prohibit the use of funds to pay administrators at rates higher than employees performing comparable functions for the same employer. In cases were there is no such comparable rate the pay is not to exceed that of the GS-10 level.
    Amends Bill: H.R.1036
    Sponsor: Rep. Hawkins, Augustus F. [D-CA-29] (Offered 09/21/1983)
    Latest Action: 09/21/83 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.
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    H.Amdt.375   — 98th Congress (1983-1984)

    Description: An amendment on the previous legislative day to strike the authorization of $5,000,000,000 for FY'83 and substitute an authorization of $3,500,000,000 for FY'84.
    Amends Bill: H.R.1036
    Sponsor: Rep. Hawkins, Augustus F. [D-CA-29] (Offered 09/20/1983)
    Latest Action: 09/21/83 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Recorded Vote: 414 - 0 (Record Vote No: 346).
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    H.Amdt.719   — 97th Congress (1981-1982)

    Description: An amendment making technical changes. These include the addition of requiring the Secretary to establish performance standards for programs the states and governors. The bill already had standard requirements for prime sponsors. The performance standards are to "reduce the number of individuals and families receiving cash welfare payments" instead of reduce "income support costs." It also adds to the research requirements on the effectiveness of the act's programs the requirement to determine their effectiveness in regard to "reduced income support costs" and "increased tax revenues".
    Amends Bill: H.R.5320
    Sponsor: Rep. Hawkins, Augustus F. [D-CA-29] (Offered 08/04/1982)
    Latest Action: 08/04/82 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.
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    H.Amdt.732   — 97th Congress (1981-1982)

    Description: An amendment to provide that earnings received by any youth in programs under the act will be disregarded in determining the eligibility of the youth's family for, and the amount of, benefits based on need under any federal or federally assisted programs.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5320
    Sponsor: Rep. Hawkins, Augustus F. [D-CA-29] (Offered 08/04/1982)
    Latest Action: 08/04/82 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.
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    H.Amdt.742   — 97th Congress (1981-1982)

    Description: An amendment to 1) specify that funds provided by FY '82 but not used may be used in FY '83 without affecting the appropriation levels provided for FY '83, 2) amendments made by this bill to the Wagner - Peyser Act and to the Social Security Act are not to be effective until Oct. 1, 1982, and 3) the Secretary shall publish by March 1, 1983, in the Federal Register all regulations necessary to carry out this act. They are to be published for review and comment.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5320
    Sponsor: Rep. Hawkins, Augustus F. [D-CA-29] (Offered 08/04/1982)
    Latest Action: 08/04/82 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.