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  1. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.1215   — 114th Congress (2015-2016)

    Description At the end of the bill (before the short title) insert the following: SEC.___. None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available in this Act may be obligated or expended for the engagement of the United States Armed Forces in any combat operation in either Iraq or Syria until an authorization for the use of military force has been enacted that authorizes such operation.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5293
    Sponsor: Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-2] (Offered 06/16/2016)
    Latest Action: 06/16/16 On agreeing to the McGovern amendment (A041) Failed by recorded vote: 135 - 285 (Roll no. 329).
  2. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.875   — 113th Congress (2013-2014)

    Description Amendment reduces funds for the Operation and Maintenance Account, Defense-Wide by $3.5 million and increases funds for a competitive grants pilot program for qualified nonprofit organizations whose mission is to address the physical and mental helth needs of veterans with the assistance from trained service dogs by $3 million.
    Amends Bill: H.R.4870
    Sponsor: Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-2] (Offered 06/18/2014)
    Latest Action: 06/18/14 On agreeing to the McGovern amendment (A009) Agreed to by voice vote.
  3. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.176   — 113th Congress (2013-2014)

    Description Amendment sought to restore the $20.5 billion cuts in SNAP by offsetting the Farm Risk Management Election Program and the Supplemental Coverage Option.
    Amends Bill: H.R.1947
    Sponsor: Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-2] (Offered 06/19/2013)
    Latest Action: 06/19/13 On agreeing to the McGovern amendment (A001) Failed by recorded vote: 188 - 234 (Roll no. 256).
  4. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.149   — 113th Congress (2013-2014)

    Description Amendment requires the President to complete the accelerated transition of combat operations from U.S. Armed Forces to the Government of Afghanistan no later than by the end of 2013; the accelerated transition of military and security operations by the end of 2014, including the redeployment of U.S. troops; and to pursue robust negotiations to address Afghanistan's and the region's security and stability. Amendment also establishes the sense of Congress that should the President determine the necessity for post 2014 deployment of U.S. troops in Afghanistan, the Congress should vote to authorize such a presence and mission by no later than June 2014.
    Amends Bill: H.R.1960
    Sponsor: Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-2] (Offered 06/13/2013)
    Latest Action: 06/13/13 On agreeing to the McGovern amendment (A009) Agreed to by recorded vote: 305 - 121 (Roll no. 226).
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    H.Amdt.620   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description Amendment allows communities to be reimbursed for certain costs associated with a successful challenge to a bona fide mapping error made by FEMA resulting in a Letter of Map Revision.
    Amends Bill: H.R.1309
    Sponsor: Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-3] (Offered 07/12/2011)
    Latest Action: 07/12/11 On agreeing to the McGovern amendment (A008) Agreed to by voice vote.
  6. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.344   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description Amendment sought to require: (1) a plan and timeframe on accelerated transition of military operations to Afghan authorities; (2) a plan and timeframe on negotiations leading to a political solution and reconciliation in Afghanistan; and (3) a new National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) on al-Qaeda. The amendment also sought to clarify that nothing in this section limits the President under existing authority to go after al-Qaeda, share intelligence, or modify military strategy and tactics while redeploying US forces under the plan/timeframe required above.
    Amends Bill: H.R.1540
    Sponsor: Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-3] (Offered 05/26/2011)
    Latest Action: 05/26/11 On agreeing to the McGovern amendment (A044) Failed by recorded vote: 204 - 215 (Roll no. 373).
  7. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.659   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description Amendment includes a sense of Congress stating that hunger and obesity are impairing military recruitment and must be properly addressed.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5136
    Sponsor: Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-3] (Offered 05/27/2010)
    Latest Action: 05/27/10 On agreeing to the McGovern amendment (A006) Agreed to by recorded vote: 341 - 85 (Roll no. 312).
  8. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.450   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description At the end of the resolution, add the following: "SEC. 2. Upon the adoption of the conference report the House shall be considered to have adopted the concurrent resolution (H.Con.Res 191) directing the Clerk of the House of Representatives to make corrections in the enrollment of H.R. 2918.".
    Amends Bill: H.Res.772
    Sponsor: Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-3] (Offered 09/25/2009)
    Latest Action: 09/25/09 On agreeing to the McGovern amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
  9. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.263   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description Amendment requires public disclosure of students and instructors at the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2647
    Sponsor: Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-3] (Offered 06/25/2009)
    Latest Action: 06/25/09 On agreeing to the McGovern amendment (A003) Agreed to by recorded vote: 224 - 190 (Roll no. 454).
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    H.Amdt.262   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description Amendment sought to require the Defense Secretary to report to Congress, not later than December 31, 2009, on a U.S. exit strategy for U.S. military forces in Afghanistan participating in Operation Enduring Freedom.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2647
    Sponsor: Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-3] (Offered 06/25/2009)
    Latest Action: 06/25/09 On agreeing to the McGovern amendment (A002) Failed by recorded vote: 138 - 278 (Roll no. 453).
  11. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.89   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description Amendment to add a new section providing that the Chair may postpone further consideration of the conference report to accompany S.Con.Res. 13 to such time as may be designated by the Speaker.
    Amends Bill: H.Res.371
    Sponsor: Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-3] (Offered 04/28/2009)
    Latest Action: 04/28/09 On agreeing to the McGovern amendment (A001) Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 240 - 179 (Roll no. 213).
  12. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.1103   — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Description Amendment changes section 5 (transportation fringe benefits) to authorize increasing the transit portion of the transportation fringe benefit so it is equal to the maximum limit of the parking portion of the transportation fringe benefit.
    Amends Bill: H.R.6052
    Sponsor: Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-3] (Offered 06/26/2008)
    Latest Action: 06/26/08 On agreeing to the McGovern amendment (A002) Agreed to by voice vote.
  13. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.1063   — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Description Amendment requires the Defense Secretary to release to the public, upon request, the names, ranks, countries of origin, and other information of students and instructors of the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation ("WHINSEC"). The amendment covers fiscal years 2005-2008 and any fiscal year thereafter.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5658
    Sponsor: Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-3] (Offered 05/22/2008)
    Latest Action: 05/22/08 On agreeing to the McGovern amendment (A018) Agreed to by recorded vote: 220 - 189 (Roll no. 363).
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    H.Amdt.378   — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Description An amendment to prohibit use of funds for programs at the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation located at Fort Benning, Georgia.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2764
    Sponsor: Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-3] (Offered 06/21/2007)
    Latest Action: 06/21/07 On agreeing to the McGovern amendment (A028) Failed by recorded vote: 203 - 214, 1 Present (Roll no. 536).
  15. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.995   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description At the end of the bill (before the short title), insert the following: ? LIMITATION ON ASSISTANCE FOR THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY COOPERATION ? SEC. . None of the funds made available in this Act may be used for programs at the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation located at Fort Benning, Georgia.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5522
    Sponsor: Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-3] (Offered 06/09/2006)
    Latest Action: 06/09/06 On agreeing to the McGovern amendment (A011) Failed by recorded vote: 188 - 218 (Roll no. 243).
  16. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.991   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description Amendment sought to increase funding for the United States Emergency Refugee and Migration Assistance Fund by $30 million.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5522
    Sponsor: Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-3] (Offered 06/09/2006)
    Latest Action: 06/09/06 On agreeing to the McGovern amendment (A007) Failed by recorded vote: 174 - 229 (Roll no. 242).
  17. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.375   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description Amendment sought to reduce funding for the Andean Counterdrug Initiative by $100 million.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3057
    Sponsor: Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-3] (Offered 06/28/2005)
    Latest Action: 06/28/05 On agreeing to the McGovern amendment (A005) Failed by recorded vote: 189 - 234 (Roll no. 329).
  18. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.304   — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Description Amendment sought to increase funding for the Child Survival and Health Programs Fund by $75 million with offsets from the Andean Counterdrug Initiative and military aid for Colombia.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2800
    Sponsor: Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-3] (Offered 07/23/2003)
    Latest Action: 07/24/03 On agreeing to the McGovern amendment (A003) Failed by recorded vote: 195 - 226 (Roll no. 426).
  19. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.34   — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Description Amendment sought to decrease Interdiction and Counter-Drug Activities funding and Andean Counter-Drug Initiative funding for Colombia by $61 million and increase funding for the Office for Domestic Preparedness by $34 million.
    Amends Bill: H.R.1559
    Sponsor: Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-3] (Offered 04/03/2003)
    Latest Action: 04/03/03 On agreeing to the McGovern amendment (A005) Failed by recorded vote: 209 - 216 (Roll no. 106).
  20. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.496   — 107th Congress (2001-2002)

    Description Amendment sought to delete language which allows fiscal year 2002 funds available to the Department of Defense for assistance to the Government of Colombia to be made available to support a unified campaign against narcotics trafficking, and against activities by certain organizations designated as terrorist organizations.
    Amends Bill: H.R.4775
    Sponsor: Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-3] (Offered 05/23/2002)
    Latest Action: 05/23/02 On agreeing to the McGovern amendment (A005) Failed by recorded vote: 192 - 225 (Roll no. 202).
  21. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.214   — 107th Congress (2001-2002)

    Description Amendment sought to add $50 million to the infectious diseases account for international tuberculosis programs; add $50 million to the Child Survival and Maternal Health account; and reduce funding for Colombian military aid by $100 million.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2506
    Sponsor: Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-3] (Offered 07/24/2001)
    Latest Action: 07/24/01 On agreeing to the McGovern amendment (A012) Failed by recorded vote: 179 - 249 (Roll no. 263).
  22. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.875   — 106th Congress (1999-2000)

    Description Page 23, line 2, after the dollar amount ***.
    Amends Bill: H.R.4690
    Sponsor: Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-3] (Offered 06/22/2000)
    Latest Action: 06/22/00 By unanimous consent, the McGovern amendment was withdrawn.
  23. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.869   — 106th Congress (1999-2000)

    Description Amendment increases funding for the SBA Women's Business Center Program and National Women's Business Council by $4.5 million.
    Amends Bill: H.R.4690
    Sponsor: Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-3] (Offered 06/22/2000)
    Latest Action: 06/22/00 On agreeing to the McGovern amendment (A003) Agreed to by voice vote.
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    H.Amdt.501   — 106th Congress (1999-2000)

    Description Amendment requires the Department of Health and Human Services to conduct a study to determine whether and to what extent there is a shortage of licensed pharmacists.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2506
    Sponsor: Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-3] (Offered 09/28/1999)
    Latest Action: 09/28/99 On agreeing to the McGovern amendment (A013) Agreed to by voice vote.
  25. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.257   — 106th Congress (1999-2000)

    Description Amendment provides $30 million to the State-side program of the Land and Water Conservation Fund.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2466
    Sponsor: Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-3] (Offered 07/13/1999)
    Latest Action: 07/13/99 On agreeing to the McGovern amendment (A001) Agreed to by recorded vote: 213 - 202 (Roll no. 281).