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  1. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.678   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description Pursuant to the instructions contained in the motion to recommit, Mr. Gordon reported the amendment back to the House and demanded that the question on adoption of the amendment be divided among its nine separate parts. Subsequently, the Chair announced that the question would be divided and that the question would be put on each of the amendment's portions in their turn. The first portion of the divided question sought to strike section 228 (relating to prize awards.) The second portion of the divided question sought to strike sections 406(b) and (c) (relating to manufacturing extension partnership). The third portion of the divided question sought to strike section 502 (relating to federal loan guarantees for innovative technologies in manufacturing.) The fourth portion of the divided question sought to strike section 503 (relating to regional innovation program.) The fifth portion of the divided question sought to strike subtitle C of title VI (relating to Energy Innovation Hubs). The sixth portion of the divided question sought to amend section 702 (relating to persons with disabilities.) The seventh portion o. the divided question added a section 704 (prohibiting use of funds for salaries for viewing pornography.) The eighth portion of the divided question added a section 705 (relating to ineligibility for awards or grants.) The ninth portion of the divided question sought to add a section 706 (relating to alternative authorizations.)
    Amends Bill: H.R.5116
    Sponsor: Rep. Gordon, Bart [D-TN-6] (Offered 05/28/2010)
    Latest Action: 05/28/10 On agreeing to ninth portion of the divided question, proposing to add a section 706 Failed by recorded vote: 181 - 234 (Roll no. 331).
  2. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.653   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description Amendments en bloc consist of amendments numbered 2, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 37, 40, 41, 45, 53, and 54 printed in part B of House Report 111-479.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5116
    Sponsor: Rep. Gordon, Bart [D-TN-6] (Offered 05/13/2010)
    Latest Action: 05/13/10 On agreeing to the Gordon (TN) amendments (A018) Agreed to by voice vote.
  3. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.644   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description Amendments en bloc consist of amendments numbered 14, 15, 16, 17, 22, 35, 42, 43, 49, 23, 24, 46, 48, and 9 printed in part B of House Report 111-479.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5116
    Sponsor: Rep. Gordon, Bart [D-TN-6] (Offered 05/12/2010)
    Latest Action: 05/12/10 On agreeing to the Gordon (TN) amendments (A009) Agreed to by voice vote.
  4. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.640   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description Amendment ensures that students enrolled in two-year, certificate, associate, or baccalaureate programs are eligible for STEM programs. The amendment calls for a report of agency approaches to increase minority participation in STEM careers.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5116
    Sponsor: Rep. Gordon, Bart [D-TN-6] (Offered 05/12/2010)
    Latest Action: 05/12/10 On agreeing to the Gordon (TN) amendment (A005) Agreed to by voice vote.
  5. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.639   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description Amendment ensures that biomass technology systems and related courses are included in the list of fields that would be encompassed by the energy systems science and engineering education programs.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5116
    Sponsor: Rep. Gordon, Bart [D-TN-6] (Offered 05/12/2010)
    Latest Action: 05/12/10 On agreeing to the Gordon (TN) amendment (A004) Agreed to by voice vote.
  6. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.637   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description Amendments en bloc consist of amendments numbered 3, 4, 5, 11, 18, 19, 20, 25, 27, 39 and 47 printed in Part B of House Report 111-479.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5116
    Sponsor: Rep. Gordon, Bart [D-TN-6] (Offered 05/12/2010)
    Latest Action: 05/12/10 On agreeing to the Gordon (TN) amendments (A002) Agreed to by voice vote.
  7. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.636   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description Amendment makes technical and clarifying changes to the bill. Amendment also amends Section 243 ("Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program") and Section 702 ("Persons with Disabilities"), and add new Sections 412 ("Report On the Use of Modeling and Simulation") and Section 704 ("Budgetary Effects"), Section 705 ("Limitation"), and Section 706 ("Prohibition on Lobbying"), among other changes.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5116
    Sponsor: Rep. Gordon, Bart [D-TN-6] (Offered 05/12/2010)
    Latest Action: 05/12/10 On agreeing to the Gordon (TN) amendment (A001) Agreed to by recorded vote: 417 - 6 (Roll no. 262).
  8. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.546   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description Amendment allows participants in the Federal Cyber Scholarship for Service program to seek out opportunities for internships, or other meaningful appointments, in the private sector and then to bring those experiences to future service in the Federal Government.
    Amends Bill: H.R.4061
    Sponsor: Rep. Gordon, Bart [D-TN-6] (Offered 02/03/2010)
    Latest Action: 02/03/10 On agreeing to the Gordon (TN) amendment (A002) Agreed to by voice vote.
  9. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.453   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description Manager's amendment makes sundry technical and conforming changes.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3585
    Sponsor: Rep. Gordon, Bart [D-TN-6] (Offered 10/22/2009)
    Latest Action: 10/22/09 On agreeing to the Gordon (TN) amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
  10. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.418   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description Amendment includes agricultural and construction equipment in the nonroad systems pilot program.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3246
    Sponsor: Rep. Gordon, Bart [D-TN-6] (Offered 09/16/2009)
    Latest Action: 09/16/09 On agreeing to the Gordon (TN) amendment (A007) Agreed to by voice vote.
  11. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.417   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description Amendment expands industry participation in the vehicle research and development program to include manufacturers of all qualified plug-in electric vehicles.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3246
    Sponsor: Rep. Gordon, Bart [D-TN-6] (Offered 09/16/2009)
    Latest Action: 09/16/09 On agreeing to the Gordon (TN) amendment (A006) Agreed to by voice vote.
  12. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.412   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description Amendment makes a technical change to clarify that the Secretary shall report to Congress on the medium- to heavy-duty vehicle program; requires a report on commercialized technologies from the overall vehicle technology program; and incorporates language to ensure that a range of nonroad mobile equipment is eligible for the pilot program in section 204 of the bill.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3246
    Sponsor: Rep. Gordon, Bart [D-TN-6] (Offered 09/16/2009)
    Latest Action: 09/16/09 On agreeing to the Gordon (TN) amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
  13. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.88   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description See item 368 for explanation.
    Amends Bill: H.R.1145
    Sponsor: Rep. Gordon, Bart [D-TN-6] (Offered 04/23/2009)
    Latest Action: 04/23/09 On agreeing to the Gordon (TN) amendment (A013) Agreed to by voice vote.
  14. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.76   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description Amendment requires that the National Water Research Development Plan specified in the bill be revised and resubmitted to Congress every 4 years after its initial submission and authorizes appropriations of $2 million for each of fiscal years 2013 and 2014. It also (1) requires a review of measures related to abating water quality impairment; (2) requires the committee to work with institutions of higher education; (3) requires cooperation with commercial end users; (4) requires relevant information to be posted on a public website; and (5) requires research into watershed hydrology. The amendment further requires that the plan include a focus on (1) development of the effect of invasive species on water supplies; (2) development of technologies to treat eutrophic water bodies; (3) development of a program to assist state and local regions regarding land conservation; (4) improvement of understanding of chemical impairments to water supply and quality; and (5) identification of whether a need exists for additional water research facilities. In addition, the amendment requires the Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy to write to Congress and evaluate the budget as it relates to water research. Finally, the amendment expresses the sense of Congress that the interagency committee should collaborate with public institutions.of higher education and it requires the EPA to establish a pilot program exploring the use of energy audits of water-related infrastructure to identify energy and water saving opportunities.
    Amends Bill: H.R.1145
    Sponsor: Rep. Gordon, Bart [D-TN-6] (Offered 04/23/2009)
    Latest Action: 04/23/09 On agreeing to the Gordon (TN) amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
  15. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.1093   — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Description Amendment directs NASA to prioritize any existing cooperatives with the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) that are related to the study of tornadoes and tornado force winds with the goal of determining the nation's ability to predict tornado events. The amendment also requires NASA to determine if there are other areas where NASA can work with NOAA in the area of tornado research.
    Amends Bill: H.R.6063
    Sponsor: Rep. Gordon, Bart [D-TN-6] (Offered 06/12/2008)
    Latest Action: 06/12/08 On agreeing to the Gordon amendment (A009) Agreed to by voice vote.
  16. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.1085   — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Description Amendment inserts a provision related to coordination with the FAA on sonic boom research; replaces Secs. 305 and 306 with equivalent language from Secs. 903 and 905 respectively of the House-passed FAA Reauthorization, H.R. 2881 and adds suborbital reusable launch vehicles to the list of suborbital science research platforms. The amendment includes a sense of Congress on the value of NASA's EarthKam and robotics competitions for inspiring students and a sense of Congress urging NASA to use entrepreneurial companies to conduct appropriate R&D and seek ways to ensure that firms that rely on fixed price proposals aren't disadvantaged. The amendment also includes NASA workforce-related provisions, including an extension of the RIF moratorium, a limit on the use of term positions in FY 2009, and a temporary continuation of coverage of health benefits.
    Amends Bill: H.R.6063
    Sponsor: Rep. Gordon, Bart [D-TN-6] (Offered 06/12/2008)
    Latest Action: 06/12/08 On agreeing to the Gordon amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
  17. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.105   — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Description Amendment requires the National Science Foundation (NSF) to broadly disseminate information about the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program, including to Historically Black Colleges and Universities; and requires the NSF to maintain a clearinghouse on teaching opportunities in high-need schools.
    Amends Bill: H.R.362
    Sponsor: Rep. Gordon, Bart [D-TN-6] (Offered 04/24/2007)
    Latest Action: 04/24/07 On agreeing to the Gordon amendment (A002) Agreed to by voice vote.
  18. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.104   — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Description Amendment establishes within the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program at the National Science Foundation a new model for recruiting professionals to a teaching career.
    Amends Bill: H.R.362
    Sponsor: Rep. Gordon, Bart [D-TN-6] (Offered 04/24/2007)
    Latest Action: 04/24/07 On agreeing to the Gordon amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
  19. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.1044   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description Amendment requires Federal agencies to comply with the requirements in public law and an Executive Order that deal with instituting energy efficiency improvements in Federal buildings.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5576
    Sponsor: Rep. Gordon, Bart [D-TN-6] (Offered 06/14/2006)
    Latest Action: 06/14/06 On agreeing to the Gordon amendment (A038) Agreed to by voice vote.
  20. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.890   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description Amendment requires Federal agencies to comply with the requirements in public law and an Executive Order that deal with instituting energy efficiency improvements in Federal buildings.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5384
    Sponsor: Rep. Gordon, Bart [D-TN-6] (Offered 05/23/2006)
    Latest Action: 05/23/06 On agreeing to the Gordon amendment (A020) Agreed to by voice vote.
  21. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.849   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description Amendment requires Federal agencies to comply with the requirements in public law and an Executive Order that deal with instituting energy efficiency improvements in Federal buildings.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5386
    Sponsor: Rep. Gordon, Bart [D-TN-6] (Offered 05/18/2006)
    Latest Action: 05/18/06 On agreeing to the Gordon amendment (A016) Agreed to by voice vote.
  22. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.559   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description Amendment requires the Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology to transmit to Congress a 3-year programmatic and operational plan for the Manufacturing Extension Partnership program.
    Amends Bill: H.R.250
    Sponsor: Rep. Gordon, Bart [D-TN-6] (Offered 09/21/2005)
    Latest Action: 09/21/05 On agreeing to the Gordon amendment (A002) Agreed to by voice vote.
  23. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.666   — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Description Amendment sought to increase funding for the Manufacturing Extension Partnership program by 10 percent a year, starting in fiscal year 2005, continuing through fiscal year 2008.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3598
    Sponsor: Rep. Gordon, Bart [D-TN-6] (Offered 07/09/2004)
    Latest Action: 07/09/04 On agreeing to the Gordon amendment (A004) Failed by recorded vote: 170 - 192 (Roll no. 355).
  24. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.587   — 105th Congress (1997-1998)

    Amends Bill: H.R.6
    Sponsor: Rep. Gordon, Bart [D-TN-6] (Offered 04/29/1998)
    Latest Action: 04/29/98 By unanimous consent, the Gordon amendment was withdrawn.
  25. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.733   — 104th Congress (1995-1996)

    Description Amendment prohibits any post-secondary school from receiving Pell Grant funds if that school is already ineligible to participate in the Federally guaranteed student loan program.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2127
    Sponsor: Rep. Gordon, Bart [D-TN-6] (Offered 08/03/1995)
    Latest Action: 08/03/95 On agreeing to the Gordon amendment (A022) Agreed to by voice vote.