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  1. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.358   — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)

    Description Amendment requires the Department of Commerce to conduct a study evaluating the potential role of private sector firms in supplementing the information available to the U.S. Government for licensing and monitoring exports of sensitive technology.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3489
    Sponsor: Rep. Solarz, Stephen J. [D-NY-13] (Offered 10/30/1991)
    Latest Action: 10/30/91 On agreeing to the Solarz amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
  2. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.187 to H.Amdt.186   — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)

    Description See Burton amendment (A042) for description.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2508
    Sponsor: Rep. Solarz, Stephen J. [D-NY-13] (Offered 06/19/1991)
    Latest Action: 06/19/91 On agreeing to the Solarz amendment (A043) Agreed to by voice vote.
  3. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.881   — 101st Congress (1989-1990)

    Description Amendment provided for a three month suspension of lethal aid to the UNITA rebels in Angola if the President certified to Congress that the Angolan government had expressed a willingness to agree to a ceasefire and to a political settlement of the conflict with a reasonable timetable for free and fair elections. \ As amended by the Miller of Washington amendment (A006), the suspension of lethal aid was conditioned on certification that the government of Angola was not receiving aid from the Soviet Union.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5422
    Sponsor: Rep. Solarz, Stephen J. [D-NY-13] (Offered 10/17/1990)
    Latest Action: 10/17/90 On agreeing to the Solarz amendment (A005) Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 207 - 206 (Roll no. 482).
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    H.Amdt.540   — 101st Congress (1989-1990)

    Description Amendment deleted language which prohibited any assistance for the Khmer Rouge and non-Communist resistance forces in Cambodia. It substituted language which provided $7 million for the non-Communist restistance forces and non-Communist civilians in Cambodia. It included a prohibition on direct or indirect assistance for the Khmer Rouge.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5114
    Sponsor: Rep. Solarz, Stephen J. [D-NY-13] (Offered 06/27/1990)
    Latest Action: 06/27/90 On agreeing to the Solarz amendment (A005) Agreed to by recorded vote: 260 - 163 (Roll no. 203).
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    H.Amdt.285   — 101st Congress (1989-1990)

    Description Amendment deleted language that would require U.S. representatives in the multilateral lending institutions to vote against any loans for Laos unless the government of that country agreed to enter into negotiations with its armed opposition on the issue of human rights.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2494
    Sponsor: Rep. Solarz, Stephen J. [D-NY-13] (Offered 10/18/1989)
    Latest Action: 10/18/89 On agreeing to the Solarz amendment (A005) Agreed to by voice vote.
  6. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.138   — 101st Congress (1989-1990)

    Description Amendment added certain aliens of Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia to the category of nationals presumed to be subject to persecution and therefore entitled to refugee status under U.S. immigration law.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2022
    Sponsor: Rep. Solarz, Stephen J. [D-NY-13] (Offered 07/13/1989)
    Latest Action: 07/13/89 On agreeing to the Solarz amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
  7. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.21   — 101st Congress (1989-1990)

    Description Amendment revised the required annual report to Congress on voting practices of member countries in the United Nations to include information on consensus voting and statistics on absences and abstentions.
    Amends Bill: H.R.1487
    Sponsor: Rep. Solarz, Stephen J. [D-NY-13] (Offered 04/12/1989)
    Latest Action: 04/12/89 On agreeing to the Solarz amendment (A012) Agreed to by voice vote.
  8. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.644   — 100th Congress (1987-1988)

    Description An amendment to express the sense of the Congress that any agreement negotiated in START talks should not reduce the U.S. ballistic missle submarine force below 20 submarines.
    Amends Bill: H.R.4264
    Sponsor: Rep. Solarz, Stephen J. [D-NY-13] (Offered 05/03/1988)
    Latest Action: 05/03/88 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.
  9. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.557   — 100th Congress (1987-1988)

    Description An amendment comprised of several amendments offered en bloc that do the following: deletes language encouraging greater contacts between Vietnam and the U.S.; authorizes assistance to implement a productive house lot program for the rural landless in the Philippines; expands the South Pacific educational scholarship program and removes the cap on funds for graduate study; suspends U.S. trade preferences to New Zealand; condemns human rights violations by the Government of the People's Republic of China; directs the executive branch to inform the Congress of all progress made in POW/MIA cases on Laos; adds India to each portion of the bill expressing concern about Pakistan's nuclear program and deletes section 928 which urges a resolution of the conflict in Sri Lanka; requires the President to report to Congress on the extent of assistance to Pakistan from other countries for development of nuclear weapons capability; expresses as the sense of Congress that Japan has been negligent as a member of the Western Alliance by not making substantive contributions to restore peace in the Persian Gulf region; provides $50 million for agrarian reform in the Philippines provided a clear majority of the resources used to implement the program are provided by other than the United States; and expresses a sense of Congress regarding the human rights of the Sikhs in the punjab of India.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3100
    Sponsor: Rep. Solarz, Stephen J. [D-NY-13] (Offered 12/10/1987)
    Latest Action: 12/10/87 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.
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    H.Amdt.561   — 100th Congress (1987-1988)

    Description An amendment to express the sense of Congress that the U.S. should review all transfers of U.S. military-related technology, all sales under the Arms Export Control Act, and all deliveries pursuant to previous sales under the Arms Export Control Act, to the People's Republic of China until that government indicates its willingness to support an arms embargo in the event that Secretary-General Perez de Cuellar's negotiations with Iran and Iraq fail to gain Iran's acceptance of certain Security Council provisions. The amendment also expresses the sense of the Congress that the administration should make a strong representation to the Government of the People's Republic of China to the extent that the continued transfer of Silkworm missiles to Iran may seriously jeopardize relations between the U.S. and China.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3100
    Sponsor: Rep. Solarz, Stephen J. [D-NY-13] (Offered 12/10/1987)
    Latest Action: 12/10/87 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.
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    H.Amdt.563   — 100th Congress (1987-1988)

    Description An amendment to express the sense of the Congress that the President should take all appropriate steps to encourage India to follow a genuinely independent nonaligned foreign policy, and to support the Indians in their encouragement of Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan as well as in certain other initiatives designed to increase support for closer United States-Indian relations.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3100
    Sponsor: Rep. Solarz, Stephen J. [D-NY-13] (Offered 12/10/1987)
    Latest Action: 12/10/87 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.
  12. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.567   — 100th Congress (1987-1988)

    Description An amendment directing the President to take into account whether or not a country has an agreement with the Soviet Union to obtain supersonic fighter aircraft when such country is under consideration for U.S. foreign assistance.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3100
    Sponsor: Rep. Solarz, Stephen J. [D-NY-13] (Offered 12/10/1987)
    Latest Action: 12/10/87 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.
  13. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.520   — 100th Congress (1987-1988)

    Description An amendment to express the sense of the Congress that the Polish trade union Solidarity deserves special praise and recognition as the only free and independent trade union in Poland; that Solidarity reflects the Polish people's desire for free and democratic institutions and activities; and, that Solidarity is one of the leading democratic representatives of the Polish working people. Finally, the amendment retains the $1 million earmark contained in the Dornan amendment.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3100
    Sponsor: Rep. Solarz, Stephen J. [D-NY-13] (Offered 11/19/1987)
    Latest Action: 11/19/87 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.
  14. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.420   — 99th Congress (1985-1986)

    Description An amendment to strike section 325 of the bill that limits toll collection for motor vehicles on any bridge connecting the boroughs of Brooklyn and Staten Island of New York City to those vehicles exiting from the bridge in Staten Island.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3244
    Sponsor: Rep. Solarz, Stephen J. [D-NY-13] (Offered 09/12/1985)
    Latest Action: 09/12/85 Amendment Failed of Passage in Committee of Whole by Recorded Vote: 111 - 296 (Record Vote No: 304).
  15. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.293   — 99th Congress (1985-1986)

    Description A substitute amendment to the Roth amendment providing requiring the President to determine if Ethiopia's regime is conducting a deliberate policy of starvation of its people and has not granted fundamental human rights to its people. If this is determined to be the case and if Congress agrees by joint resolution then the prohibitions of the Roth amendment (HA294) become effective.
    Amends Bill: H.R.1555
    Sponsor: Rep. Solarz, Stephen J. [D-NY-13] (Offered 07/11/1985)
    Latest Action: 07/11/85 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.
  16. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.255   — 99th Congress (1985-1986)

    Description A substitute amendment to the Leach amendment reinstating the military assistance in the form of grant military assistance. It also adds a prohibition on the use of the funds for the Khmer Rouge to conduct military operations in Indochina. Funds appropriated prior to the enactment on the bill, but not expended, are to return to the Treasury. And it states that the limitations of the amendment are not to be construed to be limitations on providing food, medicine, or other humanitarian assistance to the Cambodian people.
    Amends Bill: H.R.1555
    Sponsor: Rep. Solarz, Stephen J. [D-NY-13] (Offered 07/09/1985)
    Latest Action: 07/09/85 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Recorded Vote: 288 - 122 (Record Vote No: 212).
  17. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.776   — 98th Congress (1983-1984)

    Description An amendment to permit wearing of unobtrusive religious headgear by members of the Armed Services, unless such practice interferes with performance of particular military duties of the individual in question.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5167
    Sponsor: Rep. Solarz, Stephen J. [D-NY-13] (Offered 05/24/1984)
    Latest Action: 05/24/84 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Division Vote: 39 - 24.
  18. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.739   — 98th Congress (1983-1984)

    Description An amendment to add a new title to establish a Foreign Cemeteries Preservation Commission.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5119
    Sponsor: Rep. Solarz, Stephen J. [D-NY-13] (Offered 05/10/1984)
  19. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.478   — 98th Congress (1983-1984)

    Description A technical amendment to except 'individuals' from the penalties applied to 'persons' who import South African krugerrands or other gold coins to the U.S. or to U.S. banks that make loans to the South African government or its subsidiaries.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3231
    Sponsor: Rep. Solarz, Stephen J. [D-NY-13] (Offered 10/27/1983)
    Latest Action: 10/27/83 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.
  20. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.288   — 98th Congress (1983-1984)

    Description An amendment to the Boland substitute for the Mica substitute to the Young (FL) amendment, by asking unanimous consent to require the President to certify that Nicaragua is continuing to support paramilitary operations in "Central America" instead of only in "El Salvador" as in the original Boland text.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2760
    Sponsor: Rep. Solarz, Stephen J. [D-NY-13] (Offered 07/28/1983)
    Latest Action: 07/28/83 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Unanimous Consent.
  21. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.99   — 98th Congress (1983-1984)

    Description An amendment to the Levitas amendment to strike the language of the Levitas amendment and substitute language to the effect that reductions in nuclear weapons are to be "achieved as soon as possible after the achievement of a mutual and verifiable freeze." The Levitas amendment had called for reductions in a reasonable, negotiated time.
    Amends Bill: H.J.Res.13
    Sponsor: Rep. Solarz, Stephen J. [D-NY-13] (Offered 05/04/1983)
    Latest Action: 05/04/83 Amendment Failed of Passage in Committee of Whole by Recorded Vote: 210 - 217 (Record Vote No: 84).
  22. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.104   — 98th Congress (1983-1984)

    Description An amendment to the Hunter amendment. It strikes all references to the B-52 or B-1 and simply states that the U.S., under the resolution, is to be able to make safety-related improvements in strategic bombers.
    Amends Bill: H.J.Res.13
    Sponsor: Rep. Solarz, Stephen J. [D-NY-13] (Offered 05/04/1983)
    Latest Action: 05/04/83 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Recorded Vote: 227 - 189 (Record Vote No: 87).
  23. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.69   — 98th Congress (1983-1984)

    Description An amendment on the previous legislative day to the Carney amendment to permit reaching an agreement with the U.S.S.R. on a freeze on U.S. nuclear weapons in Europe with a corresponding freeze on Soviet forces, if there has been consultation with NATO on the agreement.
    Amends Bill: H.J.Res.13
    Sponsor: Rep. Solarz, Stephen J. [D-NY-13] (Offered 04/20/1983)
    Latest Action: 04/20/83 Amendment Offered by Representative Solarz.
  24. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.434   — 97th Congress (1981-1982)

    Description An amendment to prohibit military aid or sales to countries with a pattern of intimidating or harassing individuals in the U.S.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3566
    Sponsor: Rep. Solarz, Stephen J. [D-NY-13] (Offered 12/09/1981)
    Latest Action: 12/09/81 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.
  25. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.433   — 97th Congress (1981-1982)

    Description An amendment which provides 100,000 dollars for FY '82 for assistance to Pakistan. The amendment also adds prohibitions relating to nuclear transfers and nuclear detonators. It stipulates that economic and military assistance may not be provided, except in certain situations, to countries that deliver nuclear enrichment equipment, materials or technology to another foreign country or who receives such.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3566
    Sponsor: Rep. Solarz, Stephen J. [D-NY-13] (Offered 12/09/1981)
    Latest Action: 12/09/81 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.