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  1. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.889   — 105th Congress (1997-1998)

    Description Amendment allows local and State governments to access Department of Justice information for the purpose of doing criminal background checks on port employees or applicants to become port employees.
    Amends Bill: H.R.4300
    Sponsor: Rep. Shaw, E. Clay, Jr. [R-FL-22] (Offered 09/16/1998)
    Latest Action: 09/16/98 On agreeing to the Shaw amendment (A005) Agreed to by voice vote.
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    H.Amdt.815 to H.Amdt.690   — 105th Congress (1997-1998)

    Description Amendment sought to require that at least 50 percent of contributions accepted by House candidates come from in-State residents.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2183
    Sponsor: Rep. Shaw, E. Clay, Jr. [R-FL-22] (Offered 07/30/1998)
    Latest Action: 07/31/98 On agreeing to the Shaw amendment (A035) Failed by recorded vote: 160 - 253 (Roll No. 370).
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    H.Amdt.663   — 105th Congress (1997-1998)

    Description Amendment requires credit card companies which obtain payments from debtors who owe past due child support to pay custodial parents if they surface at a later date.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3150
    Sponsor: Rep. Shaw, E. Clay, Jr. [R-FL-22] (Offered 06/10/1998)
    Latest Action: 06/10/98 On agreeing to the Shaw amendment (A004) as modified Agreed to by voice vote.
  4. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.441   — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)

    Amends Bill: H.R.3844
    Sponsor: Rep. Shaw, E. Clay, Jr. [R-FL-15] (Offered 02/27/1992)
    Latest Action: 02/27/92 On agreeing to the Shaw amendment (A003) Agreed to by recorded vote: 241 - 144 (Roll no. 33).
  5. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.228   — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)

    Description Amendment sought to increase the appropriation for alcohol, drug abuse and mental health programs by $134.2 million and decrease the same amount from funds provided for impact aid (aid to cities where military bases are located).
    Amends Bill: H.R.2707
    Sponsor: Rep. Shaw, E. Clay, Jr. [R-FL-15] (Offered 06/26/1991)
    Latest Action: 06/26/91 Mr. Natcher raised a point of order against the Shaw amendment (A003). Mr. Natcher stated that the provisions of the amendment violate clause 2 of rule XXI in that unauthorized appropriations are contained in the amendment. The Chair sustained the point of order.
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    H.Amdt.226   — 101st Congress (1989-1990)

    Description Amendment expressed as the sense of Congress that colleges and universities should demand drug-free campuses and should, with the support of parents, students, and the community, enforce strict but fair policies to eliminate drug use by students.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2990
    Sponsor: Rep. Shaw, E. Clay, Jr. [R-FL-15] (Offered 08/02/1989)
    Latest Action: 08/02/89 On agreeing to the Shaw amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
  7. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.890   — 100th Congress (1987-1988)

    Description An amendment to impose minimum mandatory criminal penalties for possession of the drug "crack", based on a sliding scale: A five year minimum sentence would be imposed for a first conviction of possession of at least five grams of the drug; two grams for a second conviction and one gram for the third or more conviction of possession of the drug.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5210
    Sponsor: Rep. Shaw, E. Clay, Jr. [R-FL-15] (Offered 09/16/1988)
    Latest Action: 09/16/88 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.
  8. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.887   — 100th Congress (1987-1988)

    Description An amendment to delete provisions of the bill prohibiting the seizure and civil foreiture of conveyances such as boats, automobiles, etc when the owner of such conveyance is determined not to be culpable in the possession of drugs. The amendment provides for expedited petition procedures in cases where the owner of a seized conveyance is proven innocent of drug possession charges.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5210
    Sponsor: Rep. Shaw, E. Clay, Jr. [R-FL-15] (Offered 09/15/1988)
    Latest Action: 09/15/88 Amendment Failed of Passage in Committee of Whole by Recorded Vote: 169 - 229 (Record Vote No: 322).
  9. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.880   — 100th Congress (1987-1988)

    Description An amendment to require random drug testing of individuals on probation in federal judicial districts where the bill's demonstration program for drug testing of arrested persons is in effect. The amendment would only apply to probationers convicted of drug-related offenses or individuals who have tested positive on pre-trial drug tests and establishes abstaining from illegal drug use as a requirement for parole.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5210
    Sponsor: Rep. Shaw, E. Clay, Jr. [R-FL-15] (Offered 09/14/1988)
    Latest Action: 09/14/88 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.
  10. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.786   — 100th Congress (1987-1988)

    Description An amendment requiring the Secretary of Transportation to conduct an investigation into the site selection process for certain park-and-ride facilities in the vicinity of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
    Amends Bill: H.R.4794
    Sponsor: Rep. Shaw, E. Clay, Jr. [R-FL-15] (Offered 06/29/1988)
    Latest Action: 06/29/88 Amendment Failed of Passage in Committee of Whole by Division Vote: 8 - 13.
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    H.Amdt.784   — 100th Congress (1987-1988)

    Description An amendment prohibiting the expenditure of funds appropriated in the bill for certain park-and-ride facilities in Florida until the Secretary of Transportation conducts an investigation into the site selection process for such facilities.
    Amends Bill: H.R.4794
    Sponsor: Rep. Shaw, E. Clay, Jr. [R-FL-15] (Offered 06/28/1988)
    Latest Action: 06/28/88 Point of Order Sustained Against Amendment in Committee of the Whole.
  12. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.770   — 100th Congress (1987-1988)

    Description An amendment to strike the provisions of the bill extending protection from housing discrimination to families with children under the age of 18, and to require the Civil Rights Commission to conduct a study on the nature and extent of housing discrimination against families with children and to submit the results of the study to Congress within three years.
    Amends Bill: H.R.1158
    Sponsor: Rep. Shaw, E. Clay, Jr. [R-FL-15] (Offered 06/23/1988)
    Latest Action: 06/23/88 Amendment Failed of Passage in Committee of Whole by Recorded Vote: 116 - 289 (Record Vote No: 201).
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    H.Amdt.707   — 100th Congress (1987-1988)

    Description An amendment providing for payment from the official expenses allowance of a Member of the House for controlled substances testing of office staff.
    Amends Bill: H.R.4587
    Sponsor: Rep. Shaw, E. Clay, Jr. [R-FL-15] (Offered 05/19/1988)
    Latest Action: 05/19/88 Amendment Withdrawn in Committee of the Whole.
  14. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.612   — 100th Congress (1987-1988)

    Description An amendment which permits the use of fraudulent documents as evidence in deportation proceedings if the person knowingly and willfully used such documents in his/her amnesty application.
    Amends Bill: H.R.4222
    Sponsor: Rep. Shaw, E. Clay, Jr. [R-FL-15] (Offered 04/20/1988)
    Latest Action: 04/20/88 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.
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    H.Amdt.516   — 100th Congress (1987-1988)

    Description An amendment comprised of three amendments en bloc to require that the State Department's annual "International Narcotics Control Status Report" include a description of the assistance denied to major drug producing and transiting countries during the preceding year, and sections prepared by the Drug Enforcement Agency, Customs Service, and Coast Guard, describing the narcotics control assistance these agencies have provided to foreign countries, and the assistance foreign countries have provided to these agencies. Finally, the amendment adds language to the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 which states that "suppression of international narcotics trafficking is among the most important foreign policy objectives of the United States.".
    Amends Bill: H.R.3100
    Sponsor: Rep. Shaw, E. Clay, Jr. [R-FL-15] (Offered 11/19/1987)
    Latest Action: 11/19/87 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.
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    H.Amdt.452   — 100th Congress (1987-1988)

    Description An amendment to strike from the bill language providing for the permanent appointment of Independent Counsels as Special Government Employees, and would require pursuant to current law that the Independent Counsels as Special Government Employees be appointed for 130-day periods out of 365 days.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2939
    Sponsor: Rep. Shaw, E. Clay, Jr. [R-FL-15] (Offered 10/21/1987)
    Latest Action: 10/21/87 Amendment Failed of Passage in Committee of Whole by Voice Vote.
  17. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.456   — 100th Congress (1987-1988)

    Description An amendment in the nature of a substitute to reauthorize the current Independent Counsel statute through the end of 1988 for the purpose of allowing the courts to settle the issue of its constitutionality.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2939
    Sponsor: Rep. Shaw, E. Clay, Jr. [R-FL-15] (Offered 10/21/1987)
    Latest Action: 10/21/87 Amendment Failed of Passage in Committee of Whole by Recorded Vote: 171 - 245 (Record Vote No: 371).
  18. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.460   — 100th Congress (1987-1988)

    Description An amendment to clarify that oversight jurisdiction by Congress over the Independent Counsel means oversight of ongoing Independent Counsel investigations and that currently appointed Independent Counsels shall have a duty to cooperate with such oversight by Congress.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2939
    Sponsor: Rep. Shaw, E. Clay, Jr. [R-FL-15] (Offered 10/21/1987)
    Latest Action: 10/21/87 Amendment Withdrawn in Committee of the Whole.
  19. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.459   — 100th Congress (1987-1988)

    Description An amendment to strike from the bill the language which provides that each Independent Counsel appointed pursuant to this law would constitute a new agency of the Federal Government totally unrelated to any branch or department of the U.S. Government.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2939
    Sponsor: Rep. Shaw, E. Clay, Jr. [R-FL-15] (Offered 10/21/1987)
    Latest Action: 10/21/87 Amendment Failed of Passage in Committee of Whole by Voice Vote.
  20. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.457   — 100th Congress (1987-1988)

    Description An amendment to include Members of Congress as covered individuals subject to mandatory independent counsel investigations.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2939
    Sponsor: Rep. Shaw, E. Clay, Jr. [R-FL-15] (Offered 10/21/1987)
    Latest Action: 10/21/87 Amendment Failed of Passage in Committee of Whole by Recorded Vote: 169 - 243 (Record Vote No: 372).
  21. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.461   — 100th Congress (1987-1988)

    Description An amendment to provide for a five year sunset of the provisions of the bill.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2939
    Sponsor: Rep. Shaw, E. Clay, Jr. [R-FL-15] (Offered 10/21/1987)
    Latest Action: 10/21/87 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.
  22. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.450   — 100th Congress (1987-1988)

    Description An amendment to strike from the bill a provision which precludes the Attorney General from basing a decision not to apply for an Independent Counsel on a determination that the accused lacked the state of mind required for the alleged criminal violation.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2939
    Sponsor: Rep. Shaw, E. Clay, Jr. [R-FL-15] (Offered 10/21/1987)
    Latest Action: 10/21/87 Amendment Failed of Passage in Committee of Whole by Recorded Vote: 161 - 256 (Record Vote No: 368).
  23. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.458   — 100th Congress (1987-1988)

    Description An amendment to delete from the bill language which would allow an Independent Counsel to unilaterally expand his own prosecutorial jurisdiction.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2939
    Sponsor: Rep. Shaw, E. Clay, Jr. [R-FL-15] (Offered 10/21/1987)
    Latest Action: 10/21/87 Amendment Failed of Passage in Committee of Whole by Voice Vote.
  24. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.348   — 100th Congress (1987-1988)

    Description An amendment to exempt the Coast Guard from the provisions of the 3.3 percent across the board cut imposed by the Penny amendment.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2890
    Sponsor: Rep. Shaw, E. Clay, Jr. [R-FL-15] (Offered 07/13/1987)
    Latest Action: 07/13/87 Amendment Failed of Passage in Committee of Whole by Division Vote: 20 - 50.
  25. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.292   — 100th Congress (1987-1988)

    Description An amendment to include expenses of printing of extaneous matter inserted in the portion of the Congressional Record entitled "Extensions of Remarks" for which a cost estimate of the Public Printer is required (other than printing done under general leave requested by the floor manager of a measure) in the appropriation for Official Expenses of the Members.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2714
    Sponsor: Rep. Shaw, E. Clay, Jr. [R-FL-15] (Offered 06/29/1987)
    Latest Action: 06/29/87 Amendment Withdrawn in Committee of the Whole.