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  1. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.1139   — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Description Amendment directed GAO to conduct a study on factors contributing to bridge construction and rehabilitation delays and ways to expedite construction projects.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3999
    Sponsor: Rep. Shays, Christopher [R-CT-4] (Offered 07/23/2008)
    Latest Action: 07/23/08 On agreeing to the Shays amendment (A007) Agreed to by voice vote.
  2. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.895   — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Description Amendment in the nature of a substitute sought to insert a complete new text.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3355
    Sponsor: Rep. Shays, Christopher [R-CT-4] (Offered 11/08/2007)
    Latest Action: 11/08/07 On agreeing to the Shays amendment (A011) Failed by recorded vote: 166 - 246 (Roll no. 1072).
  3. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.806   — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Description Amendment requires the Government Accountability Office to conduct a study and submit a report to Congress regarding effective strategies to alleviate congestion in the national airspace at airports during peak travel times.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2881
    Sponsor: Rep. Shays, Christopher [R-CT-4] (Offered 09/20/2007)
    Latest Action: 09/20/07 On agreeing to the Shays amendment (A004) Agreed to by voice vote.
  4. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.744   — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Description Amendment authorizes $1.2 billion for the Weatherization Assistance Program for fiscal year 2007.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3221
    Sponsor: Rep. Shays, Christopher [R-CT-4] (Offered 08/04/2007)
    Latest Action: 08/04/07 On agreeing to the Shays amendment (A002) Agreed to by voice vote.
  5. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.607   — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Description Amendment sought to increase Brownfields Redevelopment funding by $1 million.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3074
    Sponsor: Rep. Shays, Christopher [R-CT-4] (Offered 07/24/2007)
    Latest Action: 07/24/07 On agreeing to the Shays amendment (A011) Failed by voice vote.
  6. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.516   — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Description Amendment increases funding for the National Labor Relations Board by $500,000.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3043
    Sponsor: Rep. Shays, Christopher [R-CT-4] (Offered 07/17/2007)
    Latest Action: 07/17/07 On agreeing to the Shays amendment (A007) Agreed to by voice vote.
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    H.Amdt.518   — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Description Amendment sought to increase funding for the AmeriCorps State and National program by $6.8 million.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3043
    Sponsor: Rep. Shays, Christopher [R-CT-4] (Offered 07/17/2007)
    Latest Action: 07/17/07 On agreeing to the Shays amendment (A009) Failed by voice vote.
  8. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.400   — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Description Amendment redirects $1 million for the Bureau of Indian Affairs for the Office of Federal Acknowlegement.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2643
    Sponsor: Rep. Shays, Christopher [R-CT-4] (Offered 06/26/2007)
    Latest Action: 06/26/07 On agreeing to the Shays amendment (A006) Agreed to by voice vote.
  9. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.362   — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Description Amendment sought to allocate $50 million of Economic Support Funds for community assistance programs in Iraq.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2764
    Sponsor: Rep. Shays, Christopher [R-CT-4] (Offered 06/21/2007)
    Latest Action: 06/21/07 On agreeing to the Shays amendment (A012) Failed by voice vote.
  10. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.353   — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Description Amendment provides $1 milllion to the U.S. Institute of Peace for the purpose of reestablishing the Iraq Study Group.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2764
    Sponsor: Rep. Shays, Christopher [R-CT-4] (Offered 06/21/2007)
    Latest Action: 06/21/07 On agreeing to the Shays amendment (A003) Agreed to by recorded vote: 355 - 69 (Roll no. 529).
  11. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.270   — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Description Amendment appropriates $100,000 to allow the Department of Homeland Security and the International Criminal Police Organization, Interpol, to share counterterrorism and stolen and lost travel document information.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2638
    Sponsor: Rep. Shays, Christopher [R-CT-4] (Offered 06/14/2007)
    Latest Action: 06/14/07 On agreeing to the Shays amendment (A021) Agreed to by voice vote.
  12. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.1025   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description Amendment increases funding for the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board by $750,000.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5576
    Sponsor: Rep. Shays, Christopher [R-CT-4] (Offered 06/13/2006)
    Latest Action: 06/13/06 On agreeing to the Shays amendment (A019) Agreed to by voice vote.
  13. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.796   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description Page 87, after line 12, insert the following new section: ? SEC. 207. INTEGRATED CONTAINER INSPECTION SYSTEM PILOT PROJECT. ? Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Homeland Security shall conduct a pilot project at an overseas port similar to the Integrated Container Inspection System being tested at the port in Hong Kong.
    Amends Bill: H.R.4954
    Sponsor: Rep. Shays, Christopher [R-CT-4] (Offered 05/04/2006)
    Latest Action: 05/04/06 On agreeing to the Shays amendment (A009) Agreed to by voice vote.
  14. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.706   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description Amendment designates $10 million of economic support funds for the Community Action Program in Iraq.
    Amends Bill: H.R.4939
    Sponsor: Rep. Shays, Christopher [R-CT-4] (Offered 03/15/2006)
    Latest Action: 03/15/06 On agreeing to the Shays amendment (A006) Agreed to by voice vote.
  15. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.605   — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Description At the end of title III (page 11, after line 8), insert the following new section: \ SEC. 304. SENSE OF CONGRESS. \ It is the Sense of Congress that the head of each element of the intelligence community, including the Central Intelligence Agency, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the intelligence elements of the Department of Defense, the Department of State, and the Department of the Treasury should make available upon a request from a committee of Congress with jurisdiction over matters relating to the Office of the Iraq Oil-for-Food Program of the United Nations, any information and documents in the possession or control of such element in connection with any investigation of that Office by such a committee.
    Amends Bill: H.R.4548
    Sponsor: Rep. Shays, Christopher [R-CT-4] (Offered 06/23/2004)
    Latest Action: 06/23/04 On agreeing to the Shays amendment (A007) Agreed to by recorded vote: 419 - 0 (Roll no. 294).
  16. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.588   — 107th Congress (2001-2002)

    Description Amendment added language requiring the Secretary to make certain biennial reports to Congress including reports on various homeland security preparedness issues including an assessment for each State; and submit to Congress a report within one year of enactment that assesses the progress of the Department in implementing the Act, ensuring that core functions of each entity transferred to the Department are maintained and strengthened, and recommending any conforming changes in law necessary to the further implementation of the Act.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5005
    Sponsor: Rep. Shays, Christopher [R-CT-4] (Offered 07/26/2002)
    Latest Action: 07/26/02 On agreeing to the Shays amendment (A015) Agreed to by voice vote.
  17. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.590   — 107th Congress (2001-2002)

    Description Amendment adds language specifying the circumstances under which the President may be allowed to exclude Federal employees in the Department of Homeland Security from coverage under certain labor laws.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5005
    Sponsor: Rep. Shays, Christopher [R-CT-4] (Offered 07/26/2002)
    Latest Action: 07/26/02 On agreeing to the Shays amendment (A017) Agreed to by recorded vote: 229 - 201 (Roll no. 356).
  18. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.417   — 107th Congress (2001-2002)

    Description Amendment in the nature of a substitute prohibits officeholders and candidates from soliciting soft money in connection with federal elections and prevents national and state parties from spending soft money on federal election activities; allows capped soft money contributions to state and local parties to be used for limited, non-federal voter registration and get-out-the-vote activity; and prohibits the use of corporate and union treasury funds for broadcast communications that mention a federal candidate within 60 days of a general election or 30 days of a primary election.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2356
    Sponsor: Rep. Shays, Christopher [R-CT-4] (Offered 02/13/2002)
    Latest Action: 02/13/02 On agreeing to the Shays amendment (A003) Agreed to by recorded vote: 240 - 191 (Roll no. 21).
  19. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.662   — 106th Congress (1999-2000)

    Description Amendment, as modified, increases funding for the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS program from $260 million to $275 million for FY 2001.
    Amends Bill: H.R.1776
    Sponsor: Rep. Shays, Christopher [R-CT-4] (Offered 04/06/2000)
    Latest Action: 04/06/00 On agreeing to the Shays amendment (A008) as modified Agreed to by voice vote. (text as modified: CR H1916)
  20. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.162   — 106th Congress (1999-2000)

    Description Amendment sought to reduce the level of permanent stationed U.S. troops in Europe from 100,000 to 25,000 by fiscal year 2002.
    Amends Bill: H.R.1401
    Sponsor: Rep. Shays, Christopher [R-CT-4] (Offered 06/10/1999)
    Latest Action: 06/10/99 On agreeing to the Shays amendment (A018) Failed by recorded vote: 116 - 307 (Roll no. 190).
  21. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.690   — 105th Congress (1997-1998)

    Description Amendment in the nature of a substitute was printed as amendment number 13 in the Congressional Record. The amendment provides a soft money ban on both the Federal and State levels for Federal elections; treats issue ads as campaign ads; codifies the Beck decision; provides for FEC disclosure and enforcement; bans unsolicited franked mass mailings 6 months before an election; contains prohibitions and penalties for foreign contributions; and bans fundraising on Federal property.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2183
    Sponsor: Rep. Shays, Christopher [R-CT-4] (Offered 06/18/1998)
    Latest Action: 08/03/98 On agreeing to the Shays amendment (A002) as amended Agreed to by recorded vote: 237 - 186 (Roll No. 379).
  22. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.300   — 105th Congress (1997-1998)

    Description Amendment sought to limit new budget authority for the Department of Defense to the FY 1997 level.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2266
    Sponsor: Rep. Shays, Christopher [R-CT-4] (Offered 07/29/1997)
    Latest Action: 07/29/97 On agreeing to the Shays amendment (A013) Failed by recorded vote: 137 - 290 (Roll no. 337).
  23. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.188   — 105th Congress (1997-1998)

    Description Amendment requires the President to seek to have U.S. allies take one or more of four actions for the purpose of increasing allied defense burdensharing.
    Amends Bill: H.R.1119
    Sponsor: Rep. Shays, Christopher [R-CT-4] (Offered 06/19/1997)
    Latest Action: 06/19/97 On agreeing to the Shays amendment (A005) Agreed to by voice vote.
  24. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.1202   — 104th Congress (1995-1996)

    Description Amendment sought to increase funding for the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS program by $15 million and reduce NASA mission support funding by $15 million.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3666
    Sponsor: Rep. Shays, Christopher [R-CT-4] (Offered 06/25/1996)
    Latest Action: 06/26/96 On agreeing to the Shays amendment (A007) Failed by recorded vote: 177 - 236 (Roll no. 273).
  25. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.1164   — 104th Congress (1995-1996)

    Description Amendment sought to limit FY 1997 DOD budget authority to the amount provided in the FY 1996 DOD Appropriations Act.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3610
    Sponsor: Rep. Shays, Christopher [R-CT-4] (Offered 06/13/1996)
    Latest Action: 06/13/96 On agreeing to the Shays amendment (A009) Failed by recorded vote: 194 - 219 (Roll no. 245).