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  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.1179   — 104th Congress (1995-1996)

    Description: Amendment sought to increase funding for the National Wildlife Refuge System by $5 million and reduce fossil energy research and development funding by the same amount.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3662
    Sponsor: Rep. Richardson, Bill [D-NM-3] (Offered 06/19/1996)
    Latest Action: 06/20/96 On agreeing to the Richardson amendment (A008) Failed by recorded vote: 200 - 220 (Roll no. 254).
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    H.Amdt.1182   — 104th Congress (1995-1996)

    Description: Amendment sought to increase funding for the National Park Service by $15.5 million and reduce Forest Service reconstruction and construction funding by the same amount.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3662
    Sponsor: Rep. Richardson, Bill [D-NM-3] (Offered 06/19/1996)
    Latest Action: 06/20/96 On agreeing to the Richardson amendment (A011) Failed by recorded vote: 203 - 218 (Roll no. 257).
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    H.Amdt.1069   — 104th Congress (1995-1996)

    Description: Amendment originally sought to prohibit the CIA from using journalists as intelligence agents or assets. \ As amended by the Murtha amendment (A006), the President is authorized to waive the above restriction by certifying in writing to Congress that the waiver is necessary to address the overriding national security interests of the United States.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3259
    Sponsor: Rep. Richardson, Bill [D-NM-3] (Offered 05/22/1996)
    Latest Action: 05/22/96 On agreeing to the Richardson amendment (A005) as amended Agreed to by recorded vote: 417 - 6 (Roll no. 184).
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    H.Amdt.841 to H.Amdt.840   — 104th Congress (1995-1996)

    Description: Substitute amendment to the Roemer amendment (A010) sought to require Energy Department laboratories to reduce the number of employees by 15 percent over a period of five years and establish a Laboratory Operations Board to provide advice regarding the strategic direction for Department laboratories, the coordination of budget and policy issues affecting laboratory operations, and effective laboratory management.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2405
    Sponsor: Rep. Richardson, Bill [D-NM-3] (Offered 10/11/1995)
    Latest Action: 10/11/95 On agreeing to the Richardson amendment (A011) Failed by recorded vote: 147 - 274 (Roll no. 703).
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    H.Amdt.489   — 104th Congress (1995-1996)

    Description: Amendment prohibits funds for international narcotics control or crop substitution assistance to the Government of Burma.
    Amends Bill: H.R.1868
    Sponsor: Rep. Richardson, Bill [D-NM-3] (Offered 06/29/1995)
    Latest Action: 06/29/95 On agreeing to the Richardson amendment (A031) Agreed to by recorded vote: 359 - 38 (Roll no. 444).
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    H.Amdt.465   — 104th Congress (1995-1996)

    Description: None
    Amends Bill: H.R.1868
    Sponsor: Rep. Richardson, Bill [D-NM-3] (Offered 06/27/1995)
    Latest Action: 06/27/95 By unanimous consent, the Richardson amendment was withdrawn.
  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.927   — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)

    Description: Amendment in the nature of a substitute allows Indian tribes to more easily exercise their right to enter into self-determination contracts with several agencies; provides for a model contract which tribes in the U.S. can follow; creates a procedure for expeditious rulemaking in a limited number of areas; and permanently establishes Tribal Self-Governance in the Department of the Interior.
    Amends Bill: H.R.4842
    Sponsor: Rep. Richardson, Bill [D-NM-3] (Offered 10/07/1994)
    Latest Action: 10/07/94 On agreeing to the Richardson amendment (A001) Agreed to without objection.
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    H.Amdt.898   — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)

    Description: Amendment in the nature of a substitute sought to grandfather existing flow control arrangements in order to protect those facilities financially dependent on flow control, and would have allowed local governments which have shown significant movement toward designation to continue flow control of waste for a limited time in the future. However, it would not have allowed for future flow control authority.
    Amends Bill: H.R.4683
    Sponsor: Rep. Richardson, Bill [D-NM-3] (Offered 09/29/1994)
    Latest Action: 09/29/94 On agreeing to the Richardson amendment (A001) Failed by recorded vote: 161 - 244 (Roll no. 452).
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    H.Amdt.737   — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)

    Description: Amendment: (1) requires the Department of the Interior, in consultation with the Timbisha Shoshone Tribe and relevant Federal agencies, to conduct a study to identify lands suitable for a reservation for the Timbisha Shoshone Tribe that are located within the Tribe's aboriginal homeland area; and (2) allows the Secretary of the Interior to withhold from the required list of surplus lands, particular surplus parcels that are within or contiguous to the exterior boundary of existing tribal trust lands. \ As amended by the Miller (CA) amendments (A025), language was added to clarify that the Secretary of the Interior has discretionary authority to exclude from the negotiated exchanges lands which may be adjacent to tribal trust lands.
    Amends Bill: H.R.518
    Sponsor: Rep. Richardson, Bill [D-NM-3] (Offered 07/13/1994)
    Latest Action: 07/13/94 On agreeing to the Richardson amendment (A024) as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
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    H.Amdt.749   — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)

    Description: Amendment sought to require the Mayor of the District of Columbia to expend $200,000 for the D.C. Schools Project for intensive intervention and youth development initiatives for high risk Hispanic teenagers.
    Amends Bill: H.R.4649
    Sponsor: Rep. Richardson, Bill [D-NM-3] (Offered 07/13/1994)
    Latest Action: 07/13/94 By unanimous consent, the Richardson amendment was withdrawn.
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    H.Amdt.709   — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)

    Description: Amendment sought to prohibit the placement of any radioactive waste in the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) facility until the EPA certifies that the facility is in compliance with all regulations regarding the handling and disposal of radioactive waste.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2637
    Sponsor: Rep. Richardson, Bill [D-NM-3] (Offered 07/21/1992)
    Latest Action: 07/21/92 On agreeing to the Richardson amendment (A002) Failed by recorded vote: 148 - 253 (Roll no. 287).
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    H.Amdt.711   — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)

    Description: Amendment sought to prohibit the construction or operation of any monitored retrievable storage facility on the lands of the Mescalero Apache Tribe located in New Mexico. \ A point of order was sustained against the amendment on the grounds that it exceeded the scope of the bill and thus was not germane to the bill.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2637
    Sponsor: Rep. Richardson, Bill [D-NM-3] (Offered 07/21/1992)
    Latest Action: 07/21/92 Mr. Kostmayer raised a point of order against the Richardson amendment (A004). The amendment exceeds the scope of the bill and is not germane. The Chair sustained the point of order.
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    H.Amdt.382   — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)

    Description: Amendment sought to permit out-of-state banks to open branches in a State only if that State passes a law specifically allowing them to do so, and would have granted States authority to establish conditions on interstate branches.
    Amends Bill: H.R.6
    Sponsor: Rep. Richardson, Bill [D-NM-3] (Offered 11/04/1991)
    Latest Action: 11/04/91 On agreeing to the Richardson amendment (A009) Failed by recorded vote: 142 - 250 (Roll no. 368).
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    H.Amdt.313   — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)

    Description: Amendment provides for extending until October 18, 1991, the legislative reinstatement of the power of Indian tribes to exercise criminal misdemeanor jurisdiction over Indians.
    Amends Bill: S.1773
    Sponsor: Rep. Richardson, Bill [D-NM-3] (Offered 10/03/1991)
    Latest Action: 10/03/91 On agreeing to the Richardson amendment (A001) Agreed to without objection.
  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.888   — 101st Congress (1989-1990)

    Description: Amendment in the nature of a substitute deleted three provisions from the Senate passed bill including: (1) a provision that would have established an Office of Indian Preference in the Department of the Interior; (2) a provision that would have created a new Indian Enterprise Opportunity Fund; and (3) provisions relating to a new Indian bond guaranty program in the Small Business Administration.
    Amends Bill: S.321
    Sponsor: Rep. Richardson, Bill [D-NM-3] (Offered 10/20/1990)
    Latest Action: 10/20/90 On agreeing to the Richardson amendment (A001) Agreed to without objection.
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    H.Amdt.878   — 101st Congress (1989-1990)

    Description: Amendment authorized the use of funds under the bill for nonlethal assistance to the Cambodian noncommunist resistance forces (excluding the Khmer Rouge).
    Amends Bill: H.R.5422
    Sponsor: Rep. Richardson, Bill [D-NM-3] (Offered 10/17/1990)
    Latest Action: 10/17/90 On agreeing to the Richardson amendment (A002) Agreed to by voice vote.
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    H.Amdt.807   — 101st Congress (1989-1990)

    Description: Amendments en bloc: (1) required that naturalization application fees to be paid at the time of the filing of a court petition for citizenship, rather than at the time the application process began; (2) required that not less than 1 percent of the fees collected by the INS from immigration examinations be spent to promote U.S. citizenship and to encourage aliens who were legal residents to become U.S. citizens; and (3) required the INS to report annually to Congress on the number of immigrants who had applied for naturalization and been denied adminstratively by the INS, rather than through judicial review.
    Amends Bill: H.R.4300
    Sponsor: Rep. Richardson, Bill [D-NM-3] (Offered 10/02/1990)
    Latest Action: 10/02/90 On agreeing to the Richardson amendments (A018) Agreed to by voice vote.
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    H.Amdt.420   — 101st Congress (1989-1990)

    Description: Amendment provided that subject to valid existing rights, no surface patent could be issued with respect to any claims in the river corridor areas protected by the legislation.
    Amends Bill: H.R.644
    Sponsor: Rep. Richardson, Bill [D-NM-3] (Offered 04/19/1990)
    Latest Action: 04/19/90 On agreeing to the Richardson amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
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    H.Amdt.343   — 101st Congress (1989-1990)

    Description: Amendments established a program to advance research and development of oil spill technology which would be effective and responsive to oil spills under a variety of conditions.
    Amends Bill: H.R.1465
    Sponsor: Rep. Richardson, Bill [D-NM-3] (Offered 11/09/1989)
    Latest Action: 11/09/89 On agreeing to the Richardson amendments (A032) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.276   — 101st Congress (1989-1990)

    Description: Amendment sought to prohibit any military or paramilitary assistance to the non-communist Cambodian Resistance if the Resistance provided arms or other military equipment to, or conducted military exercises with, the Khmer Rouge.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2748
    Sponsor: Rep. Richardson, Bill [D-NM-3] (Offered 10/12/1989)
    Latest Action: 10/12/89 By unanimous consent, the Richardson amendment was withdrawn.
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    H.Amdt.194   — 101st Congress (1989-1990)

    Description: None
    Amends Bill: H.R.2461
    Sponsor: Rep. Richardson, Bill [D-NM-3] (Offered 07/26/1989)
    Latest Action: 07/27/89 On agreeing to the Richardson amendment (A030) Agreed to by recorded vote: 245 - 177 (Roll no. 175).
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    H.Amdt.193   — 101st Congress (1989-1990)

    Description: None
    Amends Bill: H.R.2461
    Sponsor: Rep. Richardson, Bill [D-NM-3] (Offered 07/26/1989)
    Latest Action: 07/26/89 By unanimous consent, the Richardson amendment was withdrawn.
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    H.Amdt.146 to H.Amdt.144   — 101st Congress (1989-1990)

    Description: Amendment permitted the Secretary of the Interior to consider an application to erect a monument on Bureau of Land Management lands in Rio Arriba County in New Mexico; and preserved for one year a right-of-way granted to the Santa Cruz Irrigation District of New Mexico.
    Amends Bill: H.R.828
    Sponsor: Rep. Richardson, Bill [D-NM-3] (Offered 07/17/1989)
    Latest Action: 07/17/89 On agreeing to the Richardson amendment (A004) Agreed to by voice vote.
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    H.Amdt.72   — 101st Congress (1989-1990)

    Description: None
    Amends Bill: H.R.2655
    Sponsor: Rep. Richardson, Bill [D-NM-3] (Offered 06/22/1989)
    Latest Action: 06/22/89 On agreeing to the Richardson amendment (A002) Agreed to by voice vote.
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    H.Amdt.14   — 101st Congress (1989-1990)

    Description: Amendment prohibited use of funds for any U.S. delegation to attend any meeting of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe unless the U.S. delegation included individuals representing the "Helsinki Commission".
    Amends Bill: H.R.1487
    Sponsor: Rep. Richardson, Bill [D-NM-3] (Offered 04/12/1989)
    Latest Action: 04/12/89 On agreeing to the Richardson amendment (A005) Agreed to by voice vote.