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  1. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.973   — 97th Congress (1981-1982)

    Description An amendment to add that one of the funds provided in the bill may be used by the CIA or the Defense Department to furnish military equipment, military training or advice, or other support for military activities, to any group or individual, not part of a country's armed forces, for the purpose of assisting that group or individual in carrying out military activities or against Nicaragua.
    Amends Bill: H.R.7355
    Sponsor: Rep. Harkin, Tom [D-IA-5] (Offered 12/08/1982)
    Latest Action: 12/08/82 Amendment Agreed to by House (en gros).
  2. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.975   — 97th Congress (1981-1982)

    Description An amendment to the Boland substitute amendment to the Harkin amendment to strike the text of the Harkin substitute and insert a new text to prohibit the CIA or Defense Department from using funds in the bill to furnish military equipment, military training or advice, or other support for military activities to any individual or group which is not part of a country's armed forces and which is already known by that agency to have the intent of overthrowing the Government of Nicaragua or provoking a military conflict between Nicaragua and Honduras.
    Amends Bill: H.R.7355
    Sponsor: Rep. Harkin, Tom [D-IA-5] (Offered 12/08/1982)
    Latest Action: 12/08/82 Amendment Failed of Passage in Committee of Whole by Division Vote: 13 - 27.
  3. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.831   — 97th Congress (1981-1982)

    Description An amendment permitting borrowers who are owed money from third parties that are involved in liquidation procedures under the Bankruptcy Act, to defer the payment of their loans (principle and interest) for a period of time to permit the third party to make payments under the Bankruptcy procedures. The Secretary must determine that the estate of the third party is "likely" to have sufficient assests to reimburse the borrower requesting the deferral on his loan.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5831
    Sponsor: Rep. Harkin, Tom [D-IA-5] (Offered 09/09/1982)
    Latest Action: 09/09/82 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.
  4. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.835   — 97th Congress (1981-1982)

    Description A substitute amendment to the Rose amendment. The Harkin amendment makes technical changes in the Rose amendment.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5831
    Sponsor: Rep. Harkin, Tom [D-IA-5] (Offered 09/09/1982)
    Latest Action: 09/09/82 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.
  5. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.779   — 97th Congress (1981-1982)

    Description An amendment to strike section 11 of the bill which provides states with authority to regulate the sale and use of any federally registered pesticide as long as the regulations do not contradict provisions of the Act. The section provided means for states to obtain data on the pesticides in question and for the Administrator to deny such requests for information under certain conditions. The denials would be appealable in U.S. District Courts.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5203
    Sponsor: Rep. Harkin, Tom [D-IA-5] (Offered 08/11/1982)
    Latest Action: 08/11/82 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Recorded Vote: 250 - 154 (Record Vote No: 264).
  6. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.802   — 97th Congress (1981-1982)

    Description An amendment to prevent the use of any funds in the bill to be used in any way on airfields in Honduras.
    Amends Bill: H.R.6214
    Sponsor: Rep. Harkin, Tom [D-IA-5] (Offered 08/11/1982)
    Latest Action: 08/11/82 Amendment Failed of Passage in Committee of Whole by Recorded Vote: 109 - 280 (Record Vote No: 267).
  7. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.756   — 97th Congress (1981-1982)

    Description An amendment to the Energy and Commerce Committee amendment. The amendment strikes the criteria in the bill for selecting the frequency for the Station and substitutes that the Board may prepare or obtain material that is suitable for radio broadcasting, and then pay stations that broadcast to Cuba already, to broadcast the material. The amendment also adds a stipulation to the use of the Marathon, Florida facility. The stipulation is that the government must choose a non-AM frequency and that the Marathon facilities must be convertible to that frequency.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5427
    Sponsor: Rep. Harkin, Tom [D-IA-5] (Offered 08/10/1982)
    Latest Action: 08/10/82 Amendment Failed of Passage in Committee of Whole by Recorded Vote: 78 - 284 (Record Vote No: 259).
  8. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.759   — 97th Congress (1981-1982)

    Description An amendment to the Leach substitute amendment to the Committee on Energy and Commerce amendment to provide that if radio broadcasting to Cuba is done on AM frequencies, they be on a single AM frequency.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5427
    Sponsor: Rep. Harkin, Tom [D-IA-5] (Offered 08/10/1982)
    Latest Action: 08/10/82 Amendment Failed of Passage in Committee of Whole by Voice Vote.
  9. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.769   — 97th Congress (1981-1982)

    Description An amendment requiring the General Accounting Office to investigate the possible improper use of government funds to build a radio broadcasting facility for use in broadcasting to Cuba. The investigation must be completed 30 days before the use of funds provided in this bill can begin.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5427
    Sponsor: Rep. Harkin, Tom [D-IA-5] (Offered 08/10/1982)
    Latest Action: 08/10/82 Amendment Failed of Passage in Committee of Whole by Voice Vote.
  10. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.771   — 97th Congress (1981-1982)

    Description An amendment to change the title of the bill to "John Foster Dulles Cold War Mentality Memorial Radio Broadcasting to Cuba Act".
    Amends Bill: H.R.5427
    Sponsor: Rep. Harkin, Tom [D-IA-5] (Offered 08/10/1982)
    Latest Action: 08/10/82 Amendment Failed of Passage in Committee of Whole by Voice Vote.
  11. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.772   — 97th Congress (1981-1982)

    Description An amendment to change the title to "Radio Broadcasting to Dictatorships in the Caribbean Basin Act" and make changes in the bill to require broadcasts to dictatorships in the Caribbean in addition to Cuba.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5427
    Sponsor: Rep. Harkin, Tom [D-IA-5] (Offered 08/10/1982)
    Latest Action: 08/10/82 Point of Order Sustained Against Amendment in Committee of the Whole.
  12. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.773   — 97th Congress (1981-1982)

    Description An amendment to change the title to "Throwing Money at the Castro Problem through Radio Broadcasting to Cuba Act".
    Amends Bill: H.R.5427
    Sponsor: Rep. Harkin, Tom [D-IA-5] (Offered 08/10/1982)
    Latest Action: 08/10/82 Amendment Failed of Passage in Committee of Whole by Voice Vote.
  13. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.775   — 97th Congress (1981-1982)

    Description An amendment to prohibit that programs directed to Cuba may not include either military or paramilitary operations conducted or supported by the U. S.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5427
    Sponsor: Rep. Harkin, Tom [D-IA-5] (Offered 08/10/1982)
    Latest Action: 08/10/82 Amendment Failed of Passage in Committee of Whole by Voice Vote.
  14. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.776   — 97th Congress (1981-1982)

    Description An amendment to change the title of the bill to "School Lunch Fund Memorial Radio Broadcasting to Cuba Act".
    Amends Bill: H.R.5427
    Sponsor: Rep. Harkin, Tom [D-IA-5] (Offered 08/10/1982)
    Latest Action: 08/10/82 Amendment Failed of Passage in Committee of Whole by Voice Vote.
  15. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.770   — 97th Congress (1981-1982)

    Description An amendment to prohibit the hiring of additional federal employees to run the radio station and requiring that federal employees run it. This is not to preclude the use of existing news reporting organizations' services.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5427
    Sponsor: Rep. Harkin, Tom [D-IA-5] (Offered 08/10/1982)
    Latest Action: 08/10/82 Amendment Failed of Passage in Committee of Whole by Voice Vote.
  16. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.774   — 97th Congress (1981-1982)

    Description An amendment to change the name of the bill to "Refugee Recruitment through Radio Broadcasting to Cuba Act".
    Amends Bill: H.R.5427
    Sponsor: Rep. Harkin, Tom [D-IA-5] (Offered 08/10/1982)
    Latest Action: 08/10/82 Amendment Withdrawn in Committee of the Whole.
  17. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.440   — 97th Congress (1981-1982)

    Description An amendment expressing the sense of Congress that the U.S. should strongly support the efforts of developing countries to improve infant feeding practices, in particular, through the promotion of breastfeeding. It authorizes up to $5,000,000 dollars for these purposes. The President is required to report to Congress on actions in this effort.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3566
    Sponsor: Rep. Harkin, Tom [D-IA-5] (Offered 12/09/1981)
    Latest Action: 12/09/81 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.
  18. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.380   — 97th Congress (1981-1982)

    Description An amendment to change the effective dates from January 1, 1981 through December 31, 1983 to January 1, 1983 through December 31, 1984.
    Amends Bill: H.Res.251
    Sponsor: Rep. Harkin, Tom [D-IA-5] (Offered 10/28/1981)
    Latest Action: 10/28/81 Amendment Failed of Passage in Committee of Whole by Voice Vote.
  19. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.250   — 97th Congress (1981-1982)

    Description An amendment to require the Secretary of the Treasury to transfer to the Treasury $106,000,000 funds from the Overseas Private Investment Corporation during the next four years beginning October 1, 1981. These funds are not to come from the Direct Investment Fund of the corporation, nor are they to be funds the Secretary determines are necessary for the Fund to meet its reserves and expenses under section 204 of the Foreign Assistance Act. If the total of $106,000,000 is not available, as much of that amount as can be transferred within these restrictions is to be transferred.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3136
    Sponsor: Rep. Harkin, Tom [D-IA-5] (Offered 09/22/1981)
    Latest Action: 09/22/81 Amendment Passed (Amended) in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.
  20. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.89   — 97th Congress (1981-1982)

    Description An amendment to specify that the Congress has sixty days to disapprove a Presidential decision not to build the B-1. The amendment changes the bill's stipulation that the Congress must agree, by a resolution of approval, with the President's decision to not build the B-1 before funds will be cut.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3519
    Sponsor: Rep. Harkin, Tom [D-IA-5] (Offered 07/09/1981)
    Latest Action: 07/09/81 Amendment Failed of Passage in Committee of Whole by Voice Vote.
  21. RESOLUTION

    H.J.Res.618 — 97th Congress (1981-1982)

    A joint resolution designating December 1982 as "National Closed-Captioned Television Month".

    Sponsor: Rep. Harkin, Tom [D-IA-5] (Introduced 09/30/1982)
    Committees: House - Post Office and Civil Service
    Latest Action: 09/30/1982 Referred to House Committee on Post Office and Civil Service. (All Actions)
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  22. BILL

    H.R.5755 — 97th Congress (1981-1982)

    A bill to amend section 205 of the Federal Power Act to limit the recovery by public utilities of certain costs of construction work in progress through rate increases.

    Sponsor: Rep. Harkin, Tom [D-IA-5] (Introduced 03/09/1982)
    Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
    Latest Action: 08/13/1982 Subcommittee Hearings Held. (All Actions)
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  23. BILL

    H.R.6313 — 97th Congress (1981-1982)

    Dairy Stabilization Act of 1982

    Sponsor: Rep. Harkin, Tom [D-IA-5] (Introduced 05/06/1982)
    Committees: House - Agriculture
    Latest Action: 07/22/1982 Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended). (All Actions)
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  24. BILL

    H.R.6734 — 97th Congress (1981-1982)

    A bill to provide for appointment of a special prosecutor for certain offenses alleged to have been committed by Members of Congress or congressional employees.

    Sponsor: Rep. Harkin, Tom [D-IA-5] (Introduced 07/13/1982)
    Committees: House - Judiciary
    Latest Action: 07/13/1982 Referred to House Committee on The Judiciary. (All Actions)
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  25. BILL

    H.R.5719 — 97th Congress (1981-1982)

    Merger Tax Act of 1982

    Sponsor: Rep. Harkin, Tom [D-IA-5] (Introduced 03/03/1982)
    Committees: House - Ways and Means
    Latest Action: 05/24/1982 Subcommittee Hearings Held. (All Actions)
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