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  1. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.1187   — 99th Congress (1985-1986)

    Description Amendments en bloc to require a report to Congress on cooperation in drug eradication with countries receiving foreign aid; to allow the DOD to loan additional aircraft and radar balloon systems to civilian law enforcement agencies; to clarify that information related to laundrying violations which is volunteered by banks will be sufficient to allow the Government to obtain a grand jury subpeona; to allow banks to provide the Government with information on bank officials and major stockholders suspected of crimes without notifying those individuals of such actions; to remove from the designer drug prohibitions established in the bill those practitioners who are registered with the DEA, who are in compliance with the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, and who possess only quantities necessary to conduct research; to express the sense of Congress that the Federal judicial branch should temporarily reassign judges to districts with backlogs of drug cases; to establish criminal penalties of up to three years in jail and up to $100,000 in fines for using the Postal Service to sell or transport drug paraphernalia; to require that the use of funds in local drug education projects will be used to support curricula and counseling programs; to require that family drug abuse prevention programs include education of parents about the symptoms and effects of drug use; to require the Department of Education to develop and distribute audio-visual material on drug abuse to elementary and secondary schools; to add medical and mental health officials with drug addiction training to the Advisory Council on Drug Abuse Education and Prevention; to add physicians and other health care professionals.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5484
    Sponsor: Rep. Wright, James C., Jr. [D-TX-12] (Offered 09/11/1986)
    Latest Action: 09/11/86 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.
  2. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.892   — 98th Congress (1983-1984)

    Description An amendment (no.48) providing for temporary residence for undocumented aliens who have resided in the U.S. since 1982. After one year they may be granted permanent status by the Justice Department if they meet the following criteria: 1) applies within 13 months of having been granted temporary resident status, 2) established that he has continuously resided in the U.S. since the date the temporary status was granted 3) has not been convicted of a felon or of three or more misdemeanors committed in the U.S., 4) has a minimal understanding of English or is pursuing a course of study to learn English, and 5) if he is accompanied by dependent children that they are enrolled in schools complying with state compulsory education laws. The language requirement may waived for those over 65.
    Amends Bill: H.R.1510
    Sponsor: Rep. Wright, James C., Jr. [D-TX-12] (Offered 06/19/1984)
    Latest Action: 06/20/84 Amendment Agreed to by House (en gros).
  3. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.529   — 98th Congress (1983-1984)

    Description A substitute amendment, to strike the text of H.J.Res. 413, and substitute the text of H.J.Res. 403, as engrossed.
    Amends Bill: H.J.Res.413
    Sponsor: Rep. Wright, James C., Jr. [D-TX-12] (Offered 11/10/1983)
    Latest Action: 11/10/83 Amendment Passed (Amended) in Committee of the Whole by Recorded Vote: 235 - 181 (Record Vote No: 486).
  4. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.520   — 98th Congress (1983-1984)

    Description An amendment, Section 1 amended by the Perkins amendment to include the text of H.R. 4901, School Lunch and Child Nutrition Amendments. Provide funds for, Section 2 Compensatory Education for Disadvantaged 165,000,000 dollars Section 3 Vocational Education $81,400,000 Section 4 Adult Education 12,000,000 dollars Section 5 Office of Community Services, Community Services Block Grant $30,000,000 Section 6 Low Income Home Energy Assistance 195,000,000 dollars Section 7 Education for the Handicapped 143 mil Section 8 Rehabilitation Services and Handicapped Research Section 9 Education of Immigrant Children 145,000,000 dollars Section 10 Higher Education Model Engineering Center, Boston University 20,100,000 dollars Model Engineering Center, University of New Mexico 18,200,000 dollars Model Computer Center, Barry University 5 mil Section 11 Higher Education, Work Study Programs of Title IV 20,000,000 dollars Section 12 Higher Education, Supplemental Education Opportunity Grants, Title IV 10 mil Section 13 Community Health Centers $20,000,000 Section 14 National Technical Institute for the Deaf 1,700,000 dollars Section 15 Gallaudet College 2,000,000 dollars Section 16 Job Training, Job Training Partnership Act 70,800,000 dollars and Job Training Act relating to Native Americans 2,336,400 dollars Section 17 Emergency Shelter for the Homeless 10,000,000 dollars. Section 18 special supplemental food program for women, infants and children, Child Nutrition Act of 1966 1,360,000,000 dollars Section 19 prohibiting use of funds in this or any other act to implement mandatory monthly reporting retrospective budgeting for the food stamp program Section 20 to increase FY 84 appropriations for 15 education and social programs by 964.4 million dollars. It also increases the authorization for the Womens, Infants, and Children (WIC) nutrition program 1.36 million dollars. It extends until the end of FY 84 the ban on the use of funds to implement "mandatory monthly reporting retrospective budgeting" in the food stamp program.
    Amends Bill: H.J.Res.403
    Sponsor: Rep. Wright, James C., Jr. [D-TX-12] (Offered 11/08/1983)
    Latest Action: 11/08/83 Amendment Passed (Amended) in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.
  5. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.390   — 98th Congress (1983-1984)

    Description An amendment to provide increases in appropriations as follows: For employment and training in Department of Labor, from $2,861,284,000 to $2,961,284,000; for human development services in HHS, from $1,825,436,000 to $1,850,436,000; for bilingual education, from $138,057,000 to $142,057,000; for education of handicapped, from $1,159,792,000 to $1,204,792,000; for student financial assistance, from $3,697,360,000 to $3,913,360,000; and for higher education, from $394,270,000 to $404,270,000.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3913
    Sponsor: Rep. Wright, James C., Jr. [D-TX-12] (Offered 09/22/1983)
    Latest Action: 09/22/83 Amendment Passed House by Yea-Nay Vote: 302 - 111.
  6. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.360   — 98th Congress (1983-1984)

    Description An amendment adding a new title "Special Impact Aid for Immigrant Children Education" which would authorize Federal assistance for the education of immigrant children.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3520
    Sponsor: Rep. Wright, James C., Jr. [D-TX-12] (Offered 09/13/1983)
    Latest Action: 09/13/83 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.
  7. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.300   — 98th Congress (1983-1984)

    Description An amendment to the Mica substitute amendment, as amended, to the Young (FL) amendment. The amendment directs the President to convene the OAS to reevaluate Nicaragua's compliance with its international obligations, seek prompt OAS action to obtain verifiable agreements with Nicaragua to stop its military intervention in Central America. Funds authorized in the act may be used to support OAS approve proved measures to end conflicts in the region. The President is directed to encourage active OAS involvement in resolving the conflicts in the region based on provisions of the Final Act of the San Jose Conference, October 1982. The President is to submit to Congress by 3/15/84 a report on the results of these efforts.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2760
    Sponsor: Rep. Wright, James C., Jr. [D-TX-12] (Offered 07/28/1983)
    Latest Action: 07/28/83 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.
  8. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.301   — 98th Congress (1983-1984)

    Description A substitute amendment. The amendment retains the text of the bill with the exception of the effective date for the section banning U.S. assisted military action in Nicaragua, thus making the effective date the day of passage. The amendment also limits interdiction arms flow from or through Cuba and Nicaragua -- the bill had added "any country or any agent of Nicaragua. The amendment also adds the text of the Wright amendment offered to the Mica amendment offered earlier (see amendment HA300).
    Amends Bill: H.R.2760
    Sponsor: Rep. Wright, James C., Jr. [D-TX-12] (Offered 07/28/1983)
    Latest Action: 07/28/83 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.
  9. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.2   — 97th Congress (1981-1982)

    Description An amendment to reduce the total authorization by 3.8 million dollars, from 42.89 million dollars to 39.61 million dollars. The total amount provided by the amendment represents a 10 percent reduction from the total amount of investigative funds authorized by the House last year.
    Amends Bill: H.Res.115
    Sponsor: Rep. Wright, James C., Jr. [D-TX-12] (Offered 03/25/1981)
  10. LAW

    H.R.5484 — 99th Congress (1985-1986)

    Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1986

    Sponsor: Rep. Wright, James C., Jr. [D-TX-12] (Introduced 09/08/1986)
    Committees: House - Armed Services, Banking, Finance, and Urban Affrs, Education and Labor, Foreign Affairs, Government Operations, Energy and Commerce, Interior and Insular Affairs, Judiciary, Merchant Marine and Fisheries, Post Office and Civil Service, Public Works and Transportation, Ways and Means
    Latest Action: 10/27/1986 Became Public Law No: 99-570. (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
  11. RESOLUTION

    H.Con.Res.415 — 99th Congress (1985-1986)

    A concurrent resolution to make corrections in the enrollment of the bill H.R. 5484.

    Sponsor: Rep. Wright, James C., Jr. [D-TX-12] (Introduced 10/17/1986)
    Committees: Senate - Judiciary
    Latest Action: 10/18/1986 Referred to the Committee on Judiciary. (All Actions)
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    This bill has the status Passed House

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    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
  12. BILL

    H.R.5729 — 99th Congress (1985-1986)

    Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1986

    Sponsor: Rep. Wright, James C., Jr. [D-TX-12] (Introduced 10/17/1986)
    Committees: House - Agriculture, Armed Services, Banking, Finance, and Urban Affrs, Education and Labor, Foreign Affairs, Government Operations, Energy and Commerce, Interior and Insular Affairs, Judiciary, Merchant Marine and Fisheries, Post Office and Civil Service, Public Works and Transportation, Veterans' Affairs, Ways and Means
    Latest Action: 10/18/1986 Referred to Subcommittee on Forest, Family Farms, and Energy. (All Actions)
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    This bill has the status Introduced

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    1. Introduced
  13. BILL

    H.R.5664 — 99th Congress (1985-1986)

    Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1986

    Sponsor: Rep. Wright, James C., Jr. [D-TX-12] (Introduced 10/08/1986)
    Committees: House - Agriculture, Armed Services, Banking, Finance, and Urban Affrs, Education and Labor, Foreign Affairs, Government Operations, Energy and Commerce, Interior and Insular Affairs, Judiciary, Merchant Marine and Fisheries, Post Office and Civil Service, Public Works and Transportation, Veterans' Affairs, Ways and Means
    Latest Action: 10/15/1986 Referred to Subcommittee on Domestic Marketing, Consumer Relations, and Nutrition. (All Actions)
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    This bill has the status Introduced

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    1. Introduced
  14. RESOLUTION

    H.Res.582 — 99th Congress (1985-1986)

    A resolution designating Room H-324 of the Capitol as the "Thomas P. O'Neill, Jr. Room".

    Sponsor: Rep. Wright, James C., Jr. [D-TX-12] (Introduced 10/09/1986)
    Latest Action: 10/09/1986 Resolution Agreed to in House by Voice Vote. (All Actions)
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    This bill has the status Passed House

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    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
  15. RESOLUTION

    H.J.Res.747 — 99th Congress (1985-1986)

    A joint resolution making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 1987, and for other purposes.

    Sponsor: Rep. Wright, James C., Jr. [D-TX-12] (Introduced 10/08/1986)
    Committees: House - Appropriations
    Latest Action: 10/08/1986 Referred to House Committee on Appropriations. (All Actions)
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    This bill has the status Introduced

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    1. Introduced
  16. BILL

    H.R.4800 — 99th Congress (1985-1986)

    Trade and International Economic Policy Reform Act of 1986

    Sponsor: Rep. Wright, James C., Jr. [D-TX-12] (Introduced 05/09/1986)
    Committees: House - Agriculture, Banking, Finance, and Urban Affrs, Education and Labor, Foreign Affairs, Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means | Senate - Finance
    Latest Action: 09/23/1986 Committee on Finance. Committee consideration and Mark Up Session held. (All Actions)
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    This bill has the status Passed House

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    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
  17. RESOLUTION

    H.Con.Res.380 — 99th Congress (1985-1986)

    A concurrent resolution providing for a conditional adjournment of the two Houses until September 8, 1986.

    Sponsor: Rep. Wright, James C., Jr. [D-TX-12] (Introduced 08/13/1986)
    Latest Action: 08/16/1986 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment by Voice Vote. (All Actions)
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    This bill has the status Passed Senate

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

    H.J.Res.672 — 99th Congress (1985-1986)

    A joint resolution ratifying and affirming the report of January 15, 1986, of the Director of the Office of Management and Budget and the Director of the Congressional Budget Office with respect to...

    Sponsor: Rep. Wright, James C., Jr. [D-TX-12] (Introduced 07/17/1986)
    Latest Action: 07/31/1986 Became Public Law No: 99-366. (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
  19. BILL

    H.R.442 — 99th Congress (1985-1986)

    Civil Liberties Act of 1985

    Sponsor: Rep. Wright, James C., Jr. [D-TX-12] (Introduced 01/03/1985)
    Committees: House - Judiciary
    Latest Action: 07/23/1986 Subcommittee Hearings Held. (All Actions)
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    This bill has the status Introduced

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    1. Introduced
  20. RESOLUTION

    H.Res.460 — 99th Congress (1985-1986)

    A resolution to correct technical errors in the engrossment of H.R. 4800.

    Sponsor: Rep. Wright, James C., Jr. [D-TX-12] (Introduced 05/22/1986)
    Latest Action: 05/22/1986 Resolution Agreed to in House by Voice Vote. (All Actions)
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    This bill has the status Passed House

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    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
  21. RESOLUTION

    H.Con.Res.329 — 99th Congress (1985-1986)

    A concurrent resolution welcoming Natan (Anatoly) Shcharansky to the United States.

    Sponsor: Rep. Wright, James C., Jr. [D-TX-12] (Introduced 05/01/1986)
    Committees: House - Foreign Affairs, House Administration
    Latest Action: 05/08/1986 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment by Voice Vote. (All Actions)
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    This bill has the status Passed Senate

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    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
    3. Passed Senate
  22. RESOLUTION

    H.J.Res.604 — 99th Congress (1985-1986)

    A joint resolution providing for appointment to the service academies of children of members of the Armed Forces killed in the military action against Libya on April 15, 1986.

    Sponsor: Rep. Wright, James C., Jr. [D-TX-12] (Introduced 04/21/1986)
    Committees: House - Armed Services | Senate - Armed Services
    Latest Action: 04/23/1986 Received in the Senate and read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services. (All Actions)
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    This bill has the status Passed House

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    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
  23. RESOLUTION

    H.Con.Res.274 — 99th Congress (1985-1986)

    A concurrent resolution providing for a joint session of Congress to receive a message from the President on the State of the Union.

    Sponsor: Rep. Wright, James C., Jr. [D-TX-12] (Introduced 01/28/1986)
    Latest Action: 01/28/1986 Received in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (All Actions)
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    This bill has the status Passed Senate

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

    H.Res.361 — 99th Congress (1985-1986)

    A resolution expressing the condolences of the House on the tragic accident of the Challenger shuttle mission.

    Sponsor: Rep. Wright, James C., Jr. [D-TX-12] (Introduced 01/28/1986)
    Latest Action: 01/28/1986 Resolution Agreed to in House by Voice Vote. (All Actions)
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    This bill has the status Passed House

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    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
  25. RESOLUTION

    H.Con.Res.268 — 99th Congress (1985-1986)

    A concurrent resolution providing for a Joint Session of Congress to receive a message from the President on the State of the Union.

    Sponsor: Rep. Wright, James C., Jr. [D-TX-12] (Introduced 01/21/1986)
    Latest Action: 01/22/1986 Received in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Voice Vote. (All Actions)
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    This bill has the status Passed Senate

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    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
    3. Passed Senate