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  1. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.569   — 113th Congress (2013-2014)

    Description Amendment sought to insert an exception for any regulations, or modifications thereto, which have been recommended in writing by the Inspector General of a federal agency, including but not limited to those which would improve protections for taxpayers, students, public and workplace safety and health, or otherwise increase the effectiveness or efficiency of agency activities.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2804
    Sponsor: Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-11] (Offered 02/27/2014)
    Latest Action: 02/27/14 On agreeing to the Miller, George amendment (A011) Failed by recorded vote: 181 - 232 (Roll no. 76).
  2. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.568   — 113th Congress (2013-2014)

    Description Amendment sought to insert an exception for regulations proposed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to prevent combustible dust explosions and fires.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2804
    Sponsor: Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-11] (Offered 02/27/2014)
    Latest Action: 02/27/14 On agreeing to the Miller, George amendment (A010) Failed by recorded vote: 183 - 229 (Roll no. 75).
  3. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.493   — 113th Congress (2013-2014)

    Description Amendment sought to authorize the Department of Labor to issue a fiduciary duty rule that protects access to investment education and advice and assures the availability of reasonable compensation to financial service providers. Amendment also sought to require a study of the effect of current investment industry practices on the standard of care provided to investors by persons providing investment advice, including the effect on low-income investors.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2374
    Sponsor: Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-11] (Offered 10/29/2013)
    Latest Action: 10/29/13 On agreeing to the Miller, George amendment (A002) Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 174 - 243 (Roll no. 565).
  4. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.343   — 113th Congress (2013-2014)

    Description Amendment in the nature of a substitute sought to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act with a focus on maintaining the civil rights and equity of the law by ensuring all students have access to an education. Amendment also sought to support all students through access to high quality state-developed standards, a flexible accountability and school improvement system, improved and targeted professional development and working conditions for teachers and school leaders, as well as additional learning time and after-school programs.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5
    Sponsor: Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-11] (Offered 07/19/2013)
    Latest Action: 07/19/13 On agreeing to the Miller, George amendment (A026) Failed by recorded vote: 193 - 233 (Roll no. 372).
  5. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.1461   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description Amendment sought to exempt from the definition of "significant regulatory action" a rule that would prevent or reduce deaths or injuries caused by explosions and fires related to the ignition of combustible dusts in the workplace.
    Amends Bill: H.R.4078
    Sponsor: Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] (Offered 07/25/2012)
    Latest Action: 07/26/12 On agreeing to the Miller, George amendment (A015) Failed by recorded vote: 174 - 239 (Roll no. 528). (consideration: CR H5313-5314)
  6. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.642   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description Amendment requires public institutions of higher education, with respect to employees who are represented by labor organizations and who work on activities or programs supported by this Act, to maintain a policy to respond to union information requests, for information to which the union is legally entitled, on a timely basis in order to be eligible to receive facilities and administrative costs provided by any of the funding sources authorized by this Act. Failure to comply with such a policy results in suspension of payments to the institution for facilities and administrative costs until compliance is achieved.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5116
    Sponsor: Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] (Offered 05/12/2010)
    Latest Action: 05/12/10 On agreeing to the Miller, George amendment (A007) Agreed to by recorded vote: 250 - 174 (Roll no. 265).
  7. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.585   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description Amendment to change the short title of the bill and make minor technical edits.
    Amends Bill: H.R.4247
    Sponsor: Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] (Offered 03/03/2010)
    Latest Action: 03/03/10 On agreeing to the Miller, George amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
  8. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.447   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description See item 1241 for amendment explanation.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3221
    Sponsor: Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] (Offered 09/17/2009)
    Latest Action: 09/17/09 On agreeing to the Miller, George amendment (A024) Agreed to by voice vote.
  9. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.424   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description Manager's amendment makes sundry technical and conforming changes to the bill.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3221
    Sponsor: Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] (Offered 09/16/2009)
    Latest Action: 09/16/09 On agreeing to the Miller, George amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
  10. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.122   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description Amendment replaces the bill's provision regarding charter schools (section 308) with a new provision that makes technical corrections and clarifies the disposition of excess funds; expands the allowable uses of funds to include repairing, replacing, and installing water supply and building envelopes; adds a new section to Title I of the bill giving priority consideration to schools that would use funding to remove asbestos, polychrolinated biphenyls, mold, mildew, lead-based hazards, or a proven carcinogen; and increases the set-aside for tribal and outlying schools from 1% to 2%.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2187
    Sponsor: Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] (Offered 05/13/2009)
    Latest Action: 05/13/09 On agreeing to the Miller, George amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
  11. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.49   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description See item 237 for explanation.
    Amends Bill: H.R.1388
    Sponsor: Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] (Offered 03/18/2009)
    Latest Action: 03/18/09 On agreeing to the Miller, George amendment (A012) Agreed to by voice vote.
  12. 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).
  13. 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).
  14. 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).
  15. 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.
  16. 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).
  17. 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).
  18. 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.
  19. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.772   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description Amendment in the nature of a substitute sought to replace the language in the bill wih the text of the "Reverse the Raid on Student Aid Act of 2006".
    Amends Bill: H.R.609
    Sponsor: Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] (Offered 03/30/2006)
    Latest Action: 03/30/06 On agreeing to the Miller, George amendment (A023) Failed by recorded vote: 200 - 220 (Roll no. 80).
  20. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.588   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description Amendment in the nature of a substitute sought to replace the language in the bill with the text of the "Threatened and Endangered Species Recovery Act of 2005".
    Amends Bill: H.R.3824
    Sponsor: Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] (Offered 09/29/2005)
    Latest Action: 09/29/05 On agreeing to the Miller, George amendment (A002) Failed by recorded vote: 206 - 216 (Roll no. 505).
  21. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.352   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description At the end of the bill, before the short title, insert the following: \ SEC. __. None of the funds appropriated by this Act may be used by the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation to enforce or implement the "Settlement Agreement By and Among UAL Corporation and all Direct and Indirect Subsidiaries and Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation", dated April 22, 2005.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3010
    Sponsor: Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] (Offered 06/24/2005)
    Latest Action: 06/24/05 On agreeing to the Miller, George amendment (A010) Agreed to by recorded vote: 219 - 185 (Roll no. 309).
  22. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.731   — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Description At the end of the bill, before the short title, insert the following: \ SEC. __. None of the funds appropriated by this Act may be used by the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation to enforce section 4010(c) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5006
    Sponsor: Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] (Offered 09/08/2004)
    Latest Action: 09/08/04 On agreeing to the Miller, George amendment (A016) Agreed to by recorded vote: 268 - 148 (Roll no. 429).
  23. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.462   — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Description Amendment authorizes an additional 6 months of extended unemployment compensation benefits through the Community Services Block Grant program.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3030
    Sponsor: Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] (Offered 02/04/2004)
    Latest Action: 02/04/04 On agreeing to the Miller, George amendment (A004) Agreed to by recorded vote: 227 - 179 (Roll no. 18).
  24. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.322   — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Description Amendment in the nature of a substitute sought to strike the block grant program from the bill.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2210
    Sponsor: Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] (Offered 07/24/2003)
    Latest Action: 07/25/03 On agreeing to the Miller, George amendment (A002) Failed by recorded vote: 200 - 229 (Roll no. 442).
  25. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.211   — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Description Amendment provides loan forgiveness for those teachers who specialize in teaching reading.
    Amends Bill: H.R.438
    Sponsor: Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] (Offered 07/09/2003)
    Latest Action: 07/09/03 On agreeing to the Miller, George amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.