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  1. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.502   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description Amendment sought to strike section 3 of the bill which created a first-to-file patent system.
    Amends Bill: H.R.1249
    Sponsor: Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5] (Offered 06/23/2011)
    Latest Action: 06/23/11 On agreeing to the Sensenbrenner amendment (A012) Failed by recorded vote: 129 - 295 (Roll no. 486).
  2. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.1206   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description Manager's amendment consists of the text of the amendment contained in House Report 109-647 and printed on page H6575 in the Congressional Record for September 14, 2006.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2965
    Sponsor: Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5] (Offered 09/14/2006)
    Latest Action: 09/14/06 On agreeing to the Sensenbrenner amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
  3. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.678   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description In section 1, strike ``July 1, 2006'' and insert ``February 3, 2006''.
    Amends Bill: S.2167
    Sponsor: Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5] (Offered 12/22/2005)
    Latest Action: 12/22/05 On agreeing to the Sensenbrenner amendment (A001) Agreed to without objection.
  4. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.653   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description Manager's amendment consists of the text of the amendment contained in House Report 109-350 and printed on pages H11944-H11948 in the Congressional Record for Dec. 16, 2005.
    Amends Bill: H.R.4437
    Sponsor: Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5] (Offered 12/16/2005)
    Latest Action: 12/16/05 On agreeing to the Sensenbrenner amendment (A016) Agreed to by voice vote.
  5. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.656   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description Amendment sought to reduce the maximum sentences in the bill for illegal entry and unlawful presence to six months.
    Amends Bill: H.R.4437
    Sponsor: Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5] (Offered 12/16/2005)
    Latest Action: 12/16/05 On agreeing to the Sensenbrenner amendment (A019) Failed by recorded vote: 164 - 257 (Roll no. 655).
  6. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.617   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description Manager's amendment consists of the text of the amendment contained in House Report 109-279 and printed on page H10099 in the Congressional Record for Nov. 9, 2005.
    Amends Bill: H.R.1751
    Sponsor: Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5] (Offered 11/09/2005)
    Latest Action: 11/09/05 On agreeing to the Sensenbrenner amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
  7. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.607   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description Manager's amendment consists of the text of the amendment contained in House Report 109-266 and printed on page H9590 in the Congressional Record for Nov. 3, 2005.
    Amends Bill: H.R.4128
    Sponsor: Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5] (Offered 11/03/2005)
    Latest Action: 11/03/05 On agreeing to the Sensenbrenner amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
  8. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.591   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description Amendment makes technical changes to the section of the bill that sets out the types of information a plaintiff must provide to a judge to allow the court to determine whether the lawsuit should proceed or be dismissed.
    Amends Bill: H.R.554
    Sponsor: Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5] (Offered 10/19/2005)
    Latest Action: 10/19/05 On agreeing to the Sensenbrenner amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
  9. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.575   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description Manager's amendment consists of the text of the amendment contained in House Report 109-236 and printed on pages H8466-H8467 in the Congressional Record for Sept. 28, 2005.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3402
    Sponsor: Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5] (Offered 09/28/2005)
    Latest Action: 09/28/05 On agreeing to the Sensenbrenner amendment (A001) Agreed to by recorded vote: 225 - 191 (Roll no. 499).
  10. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.520   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description Amendment makes changes to title I of the bill dealing with the sex offender registration and notification requirements and related issues.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3132
    Sponsor: Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5] (Offered 09/14/2005)
    Latest Action: 09/14/05 On agreeing to the Sensenbrenner amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
  11. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.534   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description Amendment changes title XVIII to eliminate any statute of limitations on criminal prosecutions for kidnapping a child, committing a felony sex offense, or a human trafficking violation; and raises the class on the existing misdemeanor for failure to report child abuse, thereby raising the maximum penalty for such an offense from 6 months imprisonment to a year imprisonment.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3132
    Sponsor: Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5] (Offered 09/14/2005)
    Latest Action: 09/14/05 On agreeing to the Sensenbrenner amendment (A015) Agreed to by voice vote.
  12. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.521   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description Page 26, after line 7, insert the following: \ SEC. 136. ASSISTANCE IN IDENTIFICATION AND LOCATION OF SEX OFFENDERS RELOCATED AS A RESULT OF HURRICANE KATRINA. \ The Attorney General shall provide technical assistance to jurisdictions to assist them in the identification and location of sex offenders relocated as a result of Hurricane Katrina.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3132
    Sponsor: Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5] (Offered 09/14/2005)
    Latest Action: 09/14/05 On agreeing to the Sensenbrenner amendment (A002) Agreed to by voice vote.
  13. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.535   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description Amendment allows child welfare agencies access to Federal crime information databases in order that fingerprint-based checks on individuals under consideration as foster or adoptive parents may be conducted.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3132
    Sponsor: Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5] (Offered 09/14/2005)
    Latest Action: 09/14/05 On agreeing to the Sensenbrenner amendment (A016) Agreed to by voice vote.
  14. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.112   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description Amendment, as modified, excludes property crimes from the crime of violence definition for Gang Crimes; makes changes to 18 U.S.C. 1952, Interstate and Foreign Travel in Aid of Racketeering Enterprises, to retain the existing interstate commerce requirement, to add conspiracies as possible violations, and to increase penalties for violations; clarifies the crime of violence definition under 18 U.S.C. 16(b) to include an act that by its nature creates a substantial risk that physical injury may result to a person or property of another; and makes other technical and clarifying changes to the bill.
    Amends Bill: H.R.1279
    Sponsor: Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5] (Offered 05/11/2005)
    Latest Action: 05/11/05 On agreeing to the Sensenbrenner amendment (A001) as modified Agreed to by voice vote. (text as modified: CR H3147)
  15. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.781   — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Description Amendment consists of the text of the amendment contained in House Report 108-737 and printed on pages H8195-H8203 in the Congressional Record for October 6, 2004.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5107
    Sponsor: Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5] (Offered 10/06/2004)
    Latest Action: 10/06/04 On agreeing to the Sensenbrenner amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
  16. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.779   — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Description Amendment staggers through fiscal year 2010 implementation of the 58 new Federal circuit and district court judgeships created by the bill.
    Amends Bill: S.878
    Sponsor: Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5] (Offered 10/05/2004)
    Latest Action: 10/05/04 On agreeing to the Sensenbrenner amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
  17. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.774   — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Description Amendment clarifies that the local courts of the District of Columbia may consider cases relating to the Pledge of Allegiance.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2028
    Sponsor: Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5] (Offered 09/23/2004)
    Latest Action: 09/23/04 On agreeing to the Sensenbrenner amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
  18. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.469   — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Description Amendment amends one phrase in the bill's stay provisions in Sec. 3(c) to track language used in the bill's pleading requirements in Sec. 3(d); and replaces Sec. 4(5)(c) with language making it clear that the term "qualified civil liability action" does not include an action brought under the Federal Trade Commission Act or the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.
    Amends Bill: H.R.339
    Sponsor: Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5] (Offered 03/10/2004)
    Latest Action: 03/10/04 On agreeing to the Sensenbrenner amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
  19. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.466   — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Description Amendment creates a "refund" program to eliminate the potential incentive for diverting Patent and Trade Office (PTO) revenue to non-PTO programs; applies a 50 percent discount to all searches for small entities; prohibits commercial searches that apply to classified matters; prevents commercial entities from performing searches when they have a financial interest or other conflict at stake; caps the search fee after the 6th year; and requires a joint PTO and Small Business Administration study regarding the effects of the fee structure on small entities.
    Amends Bill: H.R.1561
    Sponsor: Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5] (Offered 03/03/2004)
    Latest Action: 03/03/04 On agreeing to the Sensenbrenner amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
  20. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.457   — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Description Amendment makes technical changes to the bill.
    Amends Bill: S.1920
    Sponsor: Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5] (Offered 01/28/2004)
    Latest Action: 01/28/04 On agreeing to the Sensenbrenner amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
  21. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.167   — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Description Amendment broadens the category of class action cases that would remain in a state court by increasing the aggregate jurisdictional amount in controversy from $2 million to $5 million and allows Federal courts the discretion to return cases to state courts after evaluating five factors to determine if the case is of a local character.
    Amends Bill: H.R.1115
    Sponsor: Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5] (Offered 06/12/2003)
    Latest Action: 06/12/03 On agreeing to the Sensenbrenner amendment (A002) Agreed to by voice vote.
  22. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.159   — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Description Amendment sought to delete language in the bill which exempts transactions with state-licensed or authorized businesses.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2143
    Sponsor: Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5] (Offered 06/10/2003)
    Latest Action: 06/10/03 On agreeing to the Sensenbrenner amendment (A003) Failed by recorded vote: 186 - 237 (Roll no. 254).
  23. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.459   — 107th Congress (2001-2002)

    Description Amendment authorizes additional personnel flexibility including a managerial rotation program, employee voluntary separation incentive payments or buy-outs, and a demonstration project relating to employee disciplinary actions.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3231
    Sponsor: Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-9] (Offered 04/25/2002)
    Latest Action: 04/25/02 On agreeing to the Sensenbrenner amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
  24. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.2   — 107th Congress (2001-2002)

    Description Amendment makes technical and conforming changes to the bill.
    Amends Bill: H.R.333
    Sponsor: Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-9] (Offered 03/01/2001)
    Latest Action: 03/01/01 On agreeing to the Sensenbrenner amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
  25. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.646   — 106th Congress (1999-2000)

    Description Strike all after the enacting clause and insert the following: \ SECTION 1. VESSEL M/V MIST COVE. ***.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3903
    Sponsor: Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-9] (Offered 04/04/2000)
    Latest Action: 04/04/00 On agreeing to the Sensenbrenner amendment (A001) Agreed to without objection. (text: CR H1681)