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  1. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.1218   — 104th Congress (1995-1996)

    Description Amendment increases National Science Foundation research and related activities funding by $9.1 million and decreases NSF salaries and expenses accordingly.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3666
    Sponsor: Rep. Walker, Robert S. [R-PA-16] (Offered 06/26/1996)
    Latest Action: 06/26/96 On agreeing to the Walker amendment (A023) Agreed to by recorded vote: 245 - 170 (Roll no. 278).
  2. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.1174   — 104th Congress (1995-1996)

    Description Amendment sought to increase funding for the National Park Service by $62 million and the Bureau of Indian Affairs by $27.55 million and reduce fossil energy research and development funding by $137.8 million.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3662
    Sponsor: Rep. Walker, Robert S. [R-PA-16] (Offered 06/19/1996)
    Latest Action: 06/19/96 On agreeing to the Walker amendment (A003) Failed by recorded vote: 196 - 224 (Roll no. 252).
  3. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.1086   — 104th Congress (1995-1996)

    Description Amendment makes technical changes to title I--National Science Foundation, title IV--National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and title VII--Federal Aviation Administration.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3322
    Sponsor: Rep. Walker, Robert S. [R-PA-16] (Offered 05/29/1996)
    Latest Action: 05/29/96 On agreeing to the Walker amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
  4. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.893   — 104th Congress (1995-1996)

    Description Amendment requires all Federal agencies to conduct regulatory impact assessments and cost benefit analyses on most proposed regulations that will have an economic impact of more than $50 million; requires agencies to review all reasonable alternatives to a proposed rule and in most cases select the least costly option; requires specified Federal agencies to prepare detailed analyses of the costs and benefits provided by the rule relating to risk reduction; provides that Congress can block most new regulations within 60 days of their issuance; and contains language regarding judicial review of new rules and regulations.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2586
    Sponsor: Rep. Walker, Robert S. [R-PA-16] (Offered 11/09/1995)
    Latest Action: 11/09/95 On agreeing to the Walker amendment (A002) Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 257 - 165 (Roll no. 779).
  5. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.847   — 104th Congress (1995-1996)

    Description Amendments en bloc modify language relating to NOAA marine services; provide for the termination of the Corps of Commissioned Officers; provide for the conveyance of the National Marine Fisheries Service Laboratory at Gloucester, Massachusetts; and provide for cleanup at NOAA facilities.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2405
    Sponsor: Rep. Walker, Robert S. [R-PA-16] (Offered 10/12/1995)
    Latest Action: 10/12/95 On agreeing to the Walker amendments (A017) Agreed to by voice vote.
  6. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.860   — 104th Congress (1995-1996)

    Description Amendment clarifies language with regards to the commingling of fasteners.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2405
    Sponsor: Rep. Walker, Robert S. [R-PA-16] (Offered 10/12/1995)
    Latest Action: 10/12/95 On agreeing to the Walker amendment (A030) Agreed to by voice vote.
  7. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.842   — 104th Congress (1995-1996)

    Description Amendment conforms the authorizations for fossil energy research and development, and energy conservation research and development to the levels of the Interior appropriations conference report and reduces 1997 DOE authorizations by 20 percent from 1996 levels.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2405
    Sponsor: Rep. Walker, Robert S. [R-PA-16] (Offered 10/11/1995)
    Latest Action: 10/11/95 On agreeing to the Walker amendment (A012) Agreed to by voice vote.
  8. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.345   — 104th Congress (1995-1996)

    Description Amendment conforms the language of the bill to comply with the provisions of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade relating to cost-sharing; and increases from 20 percent to 25 percent the amount of non-federal funding for hydrogen research projects.
    Amends Bill: H.R.655
    Sponsor: Rep. Walker, Robert S. [R-PA-16] (Offered 05/02/1995)
    Latest Action: 05/02/95 On agreeing to the Walker amendment (A003) Agreed to by voice vote.
  9. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.228   — 104th Congress (1995-1996)

    Description Amendment adds clarifying language relating to environmental cleanup provisions; and provides that the enactment of the bill will not place unfunded mandates on State and local governments.
    Amends Bill: H.R.1022
    Sponsor: Rep. Walker, Robert S. [R-PA-16] (Offered 02/28/1995)
    Latest Action: 02/28/95 On agreeing to the Walker amendment (A011) Agreed to by voice vote.
  10. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.855   — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)

    Description Amendment clarifies that funds authorized for the Tokamak Physics Experiment between FY 1992 and FY 2000 shall not exceed $700 million; and specifies that those funds shall come from the Fusion Energy Research Program.
    Amends Bill: H.R.4908
    Sponsor: Rep. Walker, Robert S. [R-PA-16] (Offered 08/19/1994)
    Latest Action: 08/19/94 On agreeing to the Walker amendment (A002) Agreed to by voice vote.
  11. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.859   — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)

    Description Amendment sought to prohibit any of the funds authorized in the bill from being used for any activity, or the publication or distribution of literature, that in any way tends to promote public support for, or opposition to, any legislative proposal on which congressional action is not complete.
    Amends Bill: H.R.4908
    Sponsor: Rep. Walker, Robert S. [R-PA-16] (Offered 08/19/1994)
    Latest Action: 08/19/94 On agreeing to the Walker amendment (A006) Failed by recorded vote: 187 - 239 (Roll no. 412).
  12. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.795   — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)

    Description Amendment directs the Office of Science and Technology to establish specific criteria and procedures for accepting and evaluating data to determine environmental risk when developing priorities for Federal environmental technology research.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3870
    Sponsor: Rep. Walker, Robert S. [R-PA-16] (Offered 07/26/1994)
    Latest Action: 07/26/94 On agreeing to the Walker amendment (A011) Agreed to by recorded vote: 286 - 139 (Roll no. 353).
  13. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.785   — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)

    Description Amendment clarifies the definition of the term "advanced precommercial environmental technologies" for the purpose of the bill.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3870
    Sponsor: Rep. Walker, Robert S. [R-PA-16] (Offered 07/26/1994)
    Latest Action: 07/26/94 On agreeing to the Walker amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
  14. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.790 to H.Amdt.789   — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)

    Description See Klein amendment (A005) for description.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3870
    Sponsor: Rep. Walker, Robert S. [R-PA-16] (Offered 07/26/1994)
    Latest Action: 07/26/94 On agreeing to the Walker amendment (A006) Agreed to by voice vote.
  15. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.546   — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)

    Description After Section 129, add the following new section: \ Sec. 130. REGULATORY RELIEF. \ The Administrator shall, upon petition from an entity impacted adversely by federal regulations on matters of economic development as described in this Act, notify the departments and agencies involved with promulgating and administering those regulations and suggest to those departments and agencies that regulations be waived which interfere with economic development. Nothing in this section shall affect the ability of the Administrator to carry out his duties otherwise provided by law.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2442
    Sponsor: Rep. Walker, Robert S. [R-PA-16] (Offered 05/12/1994)
    Latest Action: 05/12/94 On agreeing to the Walker amendment (A010) Agreed to by recorded vote: 410 - 10 (Roll no. 167).
  16. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.545   — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)

    Description A point of order was sustained against the amendment on the grounds that it violated clause 7 of rule XVI, in that it went beyond the scope of the bill and was not germane to the bill.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2442
    Sponsor: Rep. Walker, Robert S. [R-PA-16] (Offered 05/12/1994)
    Latest Action: 05/12/94 Mr. Wise raised a point of order against the Walker amendment (A009). Mr. Wise stated that the provisions of the amendment were nongermane because they affected statutes outside the jurisdiction of the reporting committee. The Chair sustained the point of order.
  17. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.535 to H.Amdt.534   — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)

    Description Amendment to the Kanjorski amendment (A001) sought to exempt Federal agencies or departments whose technology transfer activities are already subject to Federal technology transfer laws from having to participate in the programs established under the proposed Business Development and Technology Commercialization Corporation.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2442
    Sponsor: Rep. Walker, Robert S. [R-PA-16] (Offered 05/11/1994)
    Latest Action: 05/11/94 On agreeing to the Walker amendment (A002) Failed by voice vote.
  18. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.368   — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)

    Description Amendment limits the authorization of funds for programs contained in the bill to two years and provides a fiscal year 1994 authorization of $171.5 million.
    Amends Bill: H.R.1845
    Sponsor: Rep. Walker, Robert S. [R-PA-16] (Offered 10/26/1993)
    Latest Action: 10/26/93 On agreeing to the Walker amendment (A013) Agreed to by voice vote.
  19. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.309   — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)

    Description Amendment sought to delete $28.2 million appropriated for the San Francisco Airport BART Extension and the Tasman Corridor LRT Projects, and would have increased the amount provided in discretionary funding to the Secretary of Transportation by an equal amount.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2750
    Sponsor: Rep. Walker, Robert S. [R-PA-16] (Offered 09/23/1993)
    Latest Action: 09/23/93 On agreeing to the Walker amendment (A008) Failed by recorded vote: 136 - 290 (Roll no. 452).
  20. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.294   — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)

    Description Amendment sought to reduce the amount authorized for the Defense Technology Reinvestment Program by $300 million.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2401
    Sponsor: Rep. Walker, Robert S. [R-PA-16] (Offered 09/09/1993)
    Latest Action: 09/09/93 On agreeing to the Walker amendment (A013) Failed by recorded vote: 151 - 261 (Roll no. 423).
  21. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.252 to H.Amdt.239   — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)

    Description See Collins (GA) amendment (A008) for description.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2200
    Sponsor: Rep. Walker, Robert S. [R-PA-16] (Offered 07/29/1993)
    Latest Action: 07/29/93 On agreeing to the Walker amendment (A009) Agreed to by voice vote.
  22. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.255   — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)

    Description Amendment clarifies that the Office of Space Commerce within the Commerce Department is the principal unit that represents private sector interests in space commercialization.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2200
    Sponsor: Rep. Walker, Robert S. [R-PA-16] (Offered 07/29/1993)
    Latest Action: 07/29/93 On agreeing to the Walker amendment (A012) Agreed to by voice vote.
  23. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.254   — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)

    Description Amendment requires NASA to survey the private sector to see what new technology may be available from outside the government to accomplish the agency's goals.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2200
    Sponsor: Rep. Walker, Robert S. [R-PA-16] (Offered 07/29/1993)
    Latest Action: 07/29/93 On agreeing to the Walker amendment (A011) Agreed to by voice vote.
  24. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.253   — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)

    Description Amendment requires NASA to submit to Congress a plan on possible uses of the Advanced Solid Rocket Motor (ASRM) facility in Yellow Creek, MS.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2200
    Sponsor: Rep. Walker, Robert S. [R-PA-16] (Offered 07/29/1993)
    Latest Action: 07/29/93 On agreeing to the Walker amendment (A010) Agreed to by voice vote.
  25. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.241   — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)

    Description Amendment sought to require all participants in the national service program over the age of 17 to be available for temporary duty in the Armed Forces in the event of a declaration of national emergency by the President. \ A point of order was sustained against the amendment on the grounds that it violated clause 7 of rule XVI in that it was not germane to the bill as reported.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2010
    Sponsor: Rep. Walker, Robert S. [R-PA-16] (Offered 07/28/1993)
    Latest Action: 07/28/93 Mr. Ford (MI) raised a point of order against the Walker amendment (A009). Mr. Ford stated that the amendment was nongermane to the content of the bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.