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  1. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.274   — 104th Congress (1995-1996)

    Description Amendment sought to strike language in the provisions for prevention of "fishing expedition" lawsuits that require the claimant to specify in his initial complaint each statement or omission alleged to be misleading and establish a summary procedure for dismissing flawed pleadings and granting stays of discovery in the interim.
    Amends Bill: H.R.1058
    Sponsor: Rep. Bryant, John W. [D-TX-5] (Offered 03/08/1995)
    Latest Action: 03/08/95 On agreeing to the Bryant (TX) amendment (A009) Failed by recorded vote: 168 - 255, 1 Present (Roll no. 213).
  2. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.265   — 104th Congress (1995-1996)

    Description Amendment sought to apply the bill's "loser pays" provisions only to claims against small businesses as defined under section 3 of the Small Business Act.
    Amends Bill: H.R.988
    Sponsor: Rep. Bryant, John W. [D-TX-5] (Offered 03/07/1995)
    Latest Action: 03/07/95 On agreeing to the Bryant (TX) amendment (A008) Failed by recorded vote: 177 - 244 (Roll no. 206).
  3. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.556   — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)

    Description Amendment sought to require the President, over a 3-year period, to secure burdensharing agreements with NATO member nations and Japan which require those nations to assume all costs incurred by the United States relative to the presence of U.S. military personnel in those countries. All savings resulting from such an arrangement would have to be used for deficit reduction.
    Amends Bill: H.R.4301
    Sponsor: Rep. Bryant, John W. [D-TX-5] (Offered 05/18/1994)
    Latest Action: 05/18/94 On agreeing to the Bryant amendment (A003) Failed by recorded vote: 163 - 260 (Roll no. 180).
  4. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.553   — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)

    Description Amendment sought to prohibit the clearcutting of timber on the lands not designated as wilderness by the bill; and prohibit construction of roads in roadless areas of the released lands.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2473
    Sponsor: Rep. Bryant, John W. [D-TX-5] (Offered 05/17/1994)
    Latest Action: 05/17/94 On agreeing to the Bryant amendment (A007) Failed by recorded vote: 142 - 283 (Roll no. 173).
  5. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.436 to H.Amdt.435   — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)

    Description See Gekas amendment (A006) for description.
    Amends Bill: H.R.811
    Sponsor: Rep. Bryant, John W. [D-TX-5] (Offered 02/10/1994)
    Latest Action: 02/10/94 On agreeing to the Bryant amendment (A007) Agreed to by recorded vote: 230 - 188 (Roll no. 19).
  6. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.288   — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)

    Description Amendment sought to provide that the President should enter into agreements with nations that host U.S. Armed Forces, under which those nations will agree to assume, beginning on or before September 30, 1996, 100 percent of the costs incurred by the United States related to the presence of U.S. military personnel stationed in that country.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2401
    Sponsor: Rep. Bryant, John W. [D-TX-5] (Offered 09/09/1993)
    Latest Action: 09/09/93 On agreeing to the Bryant amendment (A007) Failed by recorded vote: 195 - 231 (Roll no. 417).
  7. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.245 to H.Amdt.244   — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)

    Description See Porter amendment (A012) for description.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2010
    Sponsor: Rep. Bryant, John W. [D-TX-5] (Offered 07/28/1993)
    Latest Action: 07/28/93 On agreeing to the Bryant amendment (A013) Agreed to by recorded vote: 239 - 194 (Roll no. 372).
  8. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.173   — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)

    Description Amendment sought to withhold $82.5 million of the amount earmarked for Israel in FY 1992 from the Economic Support Fund until the President certifies that the Israeli government has demonstrated that it is not investing in new and expanded settlements in the West Bank and Gaza.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2508
    Sponsor: Rep. Bryant, John W. [D-TX-5] (Offered 06/19/1991)
    Latest Action: 06/19/91 On agreeing to the Bryant amendment (A029) Failed by recorded vote: 44 - 378 (Roll no. 173).
  9. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.76   — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)

    Description Amendment, as modified, places limits on the number of foreign nationals who may be employed at United States military installations outside the United States pursuant to an indirect-hire civilian personnel agreement and are paid by the United States. It also calls on the President to negotiate with host countries to reduce U.S. costs for such employees.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2100
    Sponsor: Rep. Bryant, John W. [D-TX-5] (Offered 05/21/1991)
    Latest Action: 05/21/91 On agreeing to the Bryant amendment (A007) as modified Agreed to by voice vote.
  10. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.24   — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)

    Description Amendment added language that provided for withholding payments by the Defense Department to foreign countries for reimbursement of payments made to foreign-workers employed in overseas military installations if those countries have not fulfilled their financial commitments made to the United States in connection to the cost of Operation Desert Storm.
    Amends Bill: H.R.1175
    Sponsor: Rep. Bryant, John W. [D-TX-5] (Offered 03/13/1991)
    Latest Action: 03/13/91 On agreeing to the Bryant amendment (A006) Agreed to by voice vote.
  11. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.810   — 101st Congress (1989-1990)

    Description Amendment in the nature of a substitute sought to delete all provisions except those relating to family unity. It would have retained the current level of immigration at 530,000 persons per year, but designated within that figure 115,000 visas a year for five years for the spouses and children of permanent resident aliens, and 10,200 visas for the unmarried adult children of legal immigrants.
    Amends Bill: H.R.4300
    Sponsor: Rep. Bryant, John W. [D-TX-5] (Offered 10/03/1990)
    Latest Action: 10/03/90 On agreeing to the Bryant amendment (A021) Failed by recorded vote: 165 - 257 (Roll no. 404).
  12. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.627   — 100th Congress (1987-1988)

    Description An amendment to reduce U.S. troop strength in Europe by 30,000 and by 7,000 in Japan in fiscal years 1991 through 1993 unless those countries increase defense spending at a rate equal to their economic growth plus 1 percent, and undertake other actions to provide for a greater share of their defense.
    Amends Bill: H.R.4264
    Sponsor: Rep. Bryant, John W. [D-TX-5] (Offered 04/29/1988)
    Latest Action: 04/29/88 Amendment Failed of Passage in Committee of Whole by Recorded Vote: 120 - 240 (Record Vote No: 83).
  13. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.174   — 99th Congress (1985-1986)

    Description An amendment to the Nichols amendment, as amended to add make explicit the purposes of Title VIII (Procurement Reform). The purpose is to ensure that the Secretary monitors indirect costs included by a contractor or subcontractor to prevent abuse and waste of federal funds and to ensure that costs are reasonably related to contract or subcontract. It also places the burden on the contractor claiming reimbursement to show the reasonablness of the costs and their compliance with law. The amendment makes numerous changes to effect these purposes.
    Amends Bill: H.R.1872
    Sponsor: Rep. Bryant, John W. [D-TX-5] (Offered 06/25/1985)
    Latest Action: 06/25/85 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.
  14. BILL

    H.R.4145 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)

    Act to Save America's Forests

    Sponsor: Rep. Bryant, John W. [D-TX-5] (Introduced 09/24/1996)
    Committees: House - Agriculture, Resources, National Security
    Latest Action: 10/04/1996 Referred to the Subcommittee on Resource Conservation, Research and Forestry. (All Actions)
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  15. BILL

    H.R.2883 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)

    Family Farm and Home Protection Act

    Sponsor: Rep. Bryant, John W. [D-TX-5] (Introduced 01/25/1996)
    Committees: House - Commerce
    Latest Action: 01/31/1996 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health and Environment. (All Actions)
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  16. RESOLUTION

    H.Res.127 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)

    Providing for the consideration of the resolution (H. Res. 40) to amend the Rules of the House of Representatives concerning the receipt of gifts from lobbyists and other persons, and for other...

    Sponsor: Rep. Bryant, John W. [D-TX-5] (Introduced 04/03/1995)
    Committees: House - Rules
    Latest Action: 11/28/1995 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E2236) (All Actions)
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  17. RESOLUTION

    H.Res.242 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)

    Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2261) to provide for the regulation of lobbyists and gift reform, and for other purposes.

    Sponsor: Rep. Bryant, John W. [D-TX-5] (Introduced 10/24/1995)
    Committees: House - Rules
    Latest Action: 11/08/1995 Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Bryant (TX). Petition No: 104-6. (All Actions)
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  18. BILL

    H.R.2407 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)

    Forest Biodiversity Act of 1995

    Sponsor: Rep. Bryant, John W. [D-TX-5] (Introduced 09/27/1995)
    Committees: House - Agriculture, National Security, Resources
    Latest Action: 10/10/1995 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Installations and Facilities. (All Actions)
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  19. RESOLUTION

    H.Con.Res.99 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)

    Providing for corrections in the enrollment of the bill (H.R. 1854) making appropriations for the Legislative Branch for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1996, and for other purposes.

    Sponsor: Rep. Bryant, John W. [D-TX-5] (Introduced 09/06/1995)
    Committees: House - House Oversight, Judiciary, Standards of Official Conduct
    Latest Action: 10/02/1995 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution. (All Actions)
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  20. BILL

    H.R.2261 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)

    Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995

    Sponsor: Rep. Bryant, John W. [D-TX-5] (Introduced 09/06/1995)
    Committees: House - Judiciary, Standards of Official Conduct
    Latest Action: 10/02/1995 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution. (All Actions)
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  21. RESOLUTION

    H.Res.40 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)

    To amend the Rules of the House of Representatives concerning the receipt of gifts from lobbyists and other persons and for other purposes.

    Sponsor: Rep. Bryant, John W. [D-TX-5] (Introduced 01/19/1995)
    Committees: House - Standards of Official Conduct, Rules
    Latest Action: 04/27/1995 Referred to the Subcommittee on Rules and Organization of the House. (All Actions)
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  22. BILL

    H.R.1244 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)

    Theatrical Motion Picture Authorship Act of 1995

    Sponsor: Rep. Bryant, John W. [D-TX-5] (Introduced 03/15/1995)
    Committees: House - Judiciary
    Latest Action: 04/24/1995 Referred to the Subcommittee on Courts and Intellectual Property. (All Actions)
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  23. BILL

    H.R.119 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)

    Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995

    Sponsor: Rep. Bryant, John W. [D-TX-5] (Introduced 01/04/1995)
    Committees: House - Judiciary, Standards of Official Conduct
    Latest Action: 04/24/1995 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution. (All Actions)
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  24. BILL

    H.R.5085 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)

    Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1994

    Sponsor: Rep. Bryant, John W. [D-TX-5] (Introduced 09/23/1994)
    Committees: House - Judiciary
    Latest Action: 10/11/1994 Referred to the Subcommittee on Administrative Law and Governmental Relations. (All Actions)
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  25. BILL

    H.R.4490 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)

    To extend the Administrative Conference of the United States, and for other purposes.

    Sponsor: Rep. Bryant, John W. [D-TX-5] (Introduced 05/25/1994)
    Committees: House - Judiciary
    Committee Reports: H.Rept 103-854
    Latest Action: 10/07/1994 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 471. (All Actions)
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