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  1. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.1098   — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Description Amendment makes changes to the definition of "covered program". It expands the definition to include public residential programs; strikes the exclusion of psychiatric residential treatment facilities and the exclusion of foster care group homes; strikes the requirement for the Secretary of HHS to make unannounced site inspections of covered programs at least once every two years and strikes Section 5. The amendment also requires the Secretary to report to Congress on the activities of the national toll-free hotline; directs the Secretary to conduct a study on the outcomes of residential programs and amends one of the standards to require a timeline about notifying parents.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5876
    Sponsor: Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] (Offered 06/24/2008)
    Latest Action: 06/24/08 On agreeing to the Miller, George amendment (A001) Agreed to by recorded vote: 422 - 0 (Roll no. 444).
  2. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.1037   — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Description Amendment made four adjustments to the bill: (1) corrected the short title; (2) provided that engineering controls required by the interim standard shall be effective 6 months after issuance of the standard (rather than 30 days); (3) maintained the provision that DOL shall include appropriate and relevant NFPA standards in the final standard but eliminates references to specific NFPA standards; and (4) clarified that the final standard shall be conducted in accordance with usual rulemaking procedural requirements, including those that provide for small business review.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5522
    Sponsor: Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] (Offered 04/30/2008)
    Latest Action: 04/30/08 On agreeing to the Miller, George amendment (A001) Agreed to by recorded vote: 412 - 0 (Roll no. 230).
  3. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.1004   — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Description Manager's amendment made technical and conforming changes to the bill; stated that loan limit increases available under this Act are available only to students meeting the requirements of section 484(a) of the HEA; targeted the loan limit increases to those students and families in most need; in regard to school-wide lender-of-last-resort eligibility, specified that the Secretary of Education shall determine whether a school qualifies and provided criteria for the Secretary to consider in making the determination; specified that funds received by lenders from loan sales be used to originate new loans; clarified that the Secretary has the authority to enter into forward commitments to purchase new loans; and clarified that, at the discretion of the Secretary, a loan purchased by the Secretary may continue to be serviced by the current lender.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5715
    Sponsor: Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] (Offered 04/17/2008)
    Latest Action: 04/17/08 On agreeing to the Miller, George amendment (A001) Agreed to by recorded vote: 413 - 0 (Roll no. 203).
  4. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.933   — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Description Amendment makes technical changes to the bill, as well as changes to the provisions on college costs to a more consumer friendly approach, while keeping the focus on accountability; revises the definition of the state funds that count toward meeting the State Maintenance of Effort requirement; revises a technical amendment to Pell grant funding; modifies the Cohort Default Rate provisions to provide for a transition period before the new sanctions are imposed and provides for targeted technical assistance to schools in danger of losing their federal student aid as a result of high Cohort Default Rates; provides assurances that students will be aware of lower-cost federal student aid options before turning to more expensive private loans and a means to help students avoid potentially compromising their federal aid eligibility by inadvertently relying on private student loans or borrowing excess amounts of private student loans; and includes studies.
    Amends Bill: H.R.4137
    Sponsor: Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] (Offered 02/07/2008)
    Latest Action: 02/07/08 On agreeing to the Miller, George amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
  5. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.919   — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Description Amendment provides the mining industry with more time to install a new generation of fire-resistant conveyor belts; provides funds for MSHA to purchase a new generation of dust monitoring devices to limit black lung disease, and ensure that breathable air requirements of the MINER Act of 2006 are properly implemented; requires that the Secretary of Labor conduct a study on substance abuse by miners with recommendations for policy changes in consultation with all interested parties and requires the Secretary to report the findings within six months of the bill's enactment. If she deems it feasible and effective, the Secretary shall be authorized to establish a miner substance abuse testing, rehabilitation, and treatment program within MSHA in consultation with the interested parties.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2768
    Sponsor: Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] (Offered 01/16/2008)
    Latest Action: 01/16/08 On agreeing to the Miller, George amendment (A001) Agreed to by recorded vote: 234 - 183 (Roll no. 5).
  6. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.882   — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Description Amendment provides explicitly that any religious corporation, school, association or society that is exempt under either Section 702(a) or 703(e)(2) of Title VII's religious exemptions is exempt under END; it clarifies that the scope of Title VII's exemption is exactly the scope of ENDA's exemption and clarifies that ENDA does not alter the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) in any way. It strikes language referencing "a same-sex couple who are not married" in the Employee Benefits section of ENDA. It also inserts language clarifying that the term "married" has the meaning given such term in DOMA, directly incorporating DOMA's definition of marriage.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3685
    Sponsor: Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] (Offered 11/07/2007)
    Latest Action: 11/07/07 On agreeing to the Miller, George amendment (A001) Agreed to by recorded vote: 402 - 25 (Roll no. 1054).
  7. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.812   — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Description Amendment is technical in nature.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2693
    Sponsor: Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] (Offered 09/26/2007)
    Latest Action: 09/26/07 On agreeing to the Miller, George amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
  8. LAW

    H.R.6889 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    To extend the authority of the Secretary of Education to purchase guaranteed student loans for an additional year, and for other purposes.

    Sponsor: Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] (Introduced 09/15/2008)
    Committees: House - Education and Labor
    Latest Action: 10/07/2008 Became Public Law No: 110-350. (TXT | PDF) (All Actions)
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    This bill has the status Became Law

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    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
    3. Passed Senate
    4. To President
    5. Became Law
  9. BILL

    H.R.6159 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Deafy Glade Land Exchange Act

    Sponsor: Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] (Introduced 05/22/2008)
    Committees: House - Natural Resources | Senate - Energy and Natural Resources
    Committee Reports: H. Rept. 110-861
    Latest Action: 10/02/2008 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. (All Actions)
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    This bill has the status Passed House

    Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:

    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
  10. BILL

    H.R.7216 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    To amend section 3328 of title 5, United States Code, relating to Selective Service registration.

    Sponsor: Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] (Introduced 09/29/2008)
    Committees: House - Oversight and Government Reform
    Latest Action: 09/30/2008 Received in the Senate. (All Actions)
    Tracker:

    This bill has the status Passed House

    Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:

    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
  11. BILL

    H.R.2831 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2007

    Sponsor: Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] (Introduced 06/22/2007)
    Committees: House - Education and Labor
    Committee Reports: H. Rept. 110-237
    Latest Action: 09/23/2008 Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held. (All Actions)
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    This bill has the status Passed House

    Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:

    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
  12. RESOLUTION

    H.Res.1464 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Recognizing and honoring the 50th anniversary of the founding of AARP.

    Sponsor: Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] (Introduced 09/18/2008)
    Committees: House - Education and Labor
    Latest Action: 09/22/2008 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. (All Actions)
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    This bill has the status Passed House

    Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:

    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
  13. LAW

    H.R.4137 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Higher Education Opportunity Act

    Sponsor: Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] (Introduced 11/09/2007)
    Committees: House - Education and Labor, Judiciary, Science and Technology, Financial Services | Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
    Committee Reports: H. Rept. 110-500; H. Rept. 110-803 (Conference Report)
    Latest Action: 08/14/2008 Became Public Law No: 110-315. (TXT | PDF) (All Actions)
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    This bill has the status Became Law

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    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
    3. Passed Senate
    4. Resolving Differences
    5. To President
    6. Became Law
  14. BILL

    H.R.6660 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Prohibiting the Department of Labor's Secret Rule Act of 2008

    Sponsor: Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] (Introduced 07/30/2008)
    Committees: House - Education and Labor
    Latest Action: 07/31/2008 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E1632) (All Actions)
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    This bill has the status Introduced

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    1. Introduced
  15. RESOLUTION

    H.Con.Res.398 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Providing for an adjournment or recess of the two Houses.

    Sponsor: Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] (Introduced 07/30/2008)
    Latest Action: 07/31/2008 Message on Senate action sent to the House. (All Actions)
    Tracker:

    This bill has the status Passed Senate

    Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:

    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
    3. Passed Senate
  16. BILL

    H.R.6536 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Tibetan Refugee Assistance Act of 2008

    Sponsor: Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] (Introduced 07/17/2008)
    Committees: House - Judiciary
    Latest Action: 07/17/2008 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)
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    This bill has the status Introduced

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    1. Introduced
  17. RESOLUTION

    H.Con.Res.379 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Providing for an adjournment or recess of the two Houses.

    Sponsor: Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] (Introduced 06/24/2008)
    Latest Action: 06/27/2008 Message on Senate action sent to the House. (All Actions)
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    This bill has the status Passed Senate

    Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:

    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
    3. Passed Senate
  18. BILL

    H.R.6358 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Stop Child Abuse in Residential Programs for Teens Act of 2008

    Sponsor: Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] (Introduced 06/24/2008)
    Committees: House - Education and Labor | Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
    Latest Action: 06/26/2008 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)
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    This bill has the status Passed House

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    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
  19. BILL

    H.R.5876 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Stop Child Abuse in Residential Programs for Teens Act of 2008

    Sponsor: Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] (Introduced 04/23/2008)
    Committees: House - Education and Labor
    Committee Reports: H. Rept. 110-669
    Latest Action: 06/24/2008 DEBATE - The House proceeded with ten minutes of debate on the Bachmann motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to add an amendment requiring parents or legal guardians to give consent before prescription medication is... (All Actions)
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    This bill has the status Introduced

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    1. Introduced
  20. BILL

    H.R.6286 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1025 Nevin Avenue in Richmond, California, as the "Harold D. McCraw, Sr. Post Office Building".

    Sponsor: Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] (Introduced 06/17/2008)
    Committees: House - Oversight and Government Reform
    Latest Action: 06/17/2008 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. (All Actions)
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    This bill has the status Introduced

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    1. Introduced
  21. BILL

    H.R.1526 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Bay Area Regional Water Recycling Program Authorization Act of 2007

    Sponsor: Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] (Introduced 03/14/2007)
    Committees: House - Natural Resources | Senate - Energy and Natural Resources
    Committee Reports: H. Rept. 110-252; S. Rept. 110-322
    Latest Action: 06/11/2008 Indefinitely postponed by Senate by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5530) (All Actions)
    Notes: For further action, see S.2739, which became Public Law 110-229 on 5/8/2008.
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    This bill has the status Passed House

    Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:

    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
  22. LAW

    H.R.5715 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Ensuring Continued Access to Student Loans Act of 2008

    Sponsor: Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] (Introduced 04/08/2008)
    Committees: House - Education and Labor
    Committee Reports: H. Rept. 110-583
    Latest Action: 05/07/2008 Became Public Law No: 110-227. (TXT | PDF) (All Actions)
    Notes: For further action, see H.R.6889, which became Public Law 110-350 on 10/7/2008.
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    This bill has the status Became Law

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    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
    3. Passed Senate
    4. Resolving Differences
    5. To President
    6. Became Law
  23. RESOLUTION

    H.Con.Res.340 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    To make technical corrections in the enrollment of the bill H.R. 493.

    Sponsor: Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] (Introduced 05/01/2008)
    Latest Action: 05/02/2008 Message on Senate action sent to the House. (All Actions)
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    This bill has the status Passed Senate

    Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:

    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
    3. Passed Senate
  24. BILL

    H.R.5522 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Worker Protection Against Combustible Dust Explosions and Fires Act of 2008

    Sponsor: Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] (Introduced 03/04/2008)
    Committees: House - Education and Labor | Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
    Committee Reports: H. Rept. 110-601
    Latest Action: 05/01/2008 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)
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    This bill has the status Passed House

    Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:

    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
  25. BILL

    H.R.5838 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Teaching and Research Assistant Collective Bargaining Rights Act

    Sponsor: Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] (Introduced 04/17/2008)
    Committees: House - Education and Labor
    Latest Action: 04/17/2008 Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor. (All Actions)
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    This bill has the status Introduced

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    1. Introduced