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  1. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.304   — 107th Congress (2001-2002)

    Description Amendment sought to reform medical malpractice laws.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2563
    Sponsor: Rep. Thomas, William M. [R-CA-21] (Offered 08/02/2001)
    Latest Action: 08/02/01 On agreeing to the Thomas amendment (A003) Failed by recorded vote: 207 - 221 (Roll no. 330).
  2. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.302   — 107th Congress (2001-2002)

    Description Amendment adds Association Health Plans to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and removes restrictions on Medical Savings Accounts (MSAs).
    Amends Bill: H.R.2563
    Sponsor: Rep. Thomas, William M. [R-CA-21] (Offered 08/02/2001)
    Latest Action: 08/02/01 On agreeing to the Thomas amendment (A001) Agreed to by recorded vote: 236 - 194 (Roll no. 328).
  3. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.462   — 106th Congress (1999-2000)

    Description Amendment in the nature of a substitute sought to extend the ban on foreign contributions to all campaign related disbursements including soft money contributions to State parties and candidates; require PAC funds to come from U.S. sources; improve reporting of finance information; and strengthen the enforcement of the Federal Election Commission.
    Amends Bill: H.R.417
    Sponsor: Rep. Thomas, William M. [R-CA-21] (Offered 09/14/1999)
    Latest Action: 09/14/99 On agreeing to the Thomas amendment (A013) Failed by recorded vote: 173 - 256 (Roll no. 421).
  4. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.824   — 105th Congress (1997-1998)

    Description Amendment provides for the appointment of a financial advisor to assist the families with respect to fund disbursements.
    Amends Bill: H.R.4354
    Sponsor: Rep. Thomas, William M. [R-CA-21] (Offered 07/31/1998)
    Latest Action: 07/31/98 On agreeing to the Thomas amendment (A001) Agreed to without objection.
  5. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.691 to H.Amdt.690   — 105th Congress (1997-1998)

    Description Amendment to the Shays substitute amendment (A002) sought to add nonseverability language to the bill which provides that if any provision in the bill is held invalid, then the remaining provisions would be treated as invalid.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2183
    Sponsor: Rep. Thomas, William M. [R-CA-21] (Offered 06/18/1998)
    Latest Action: 06/19/98 On agreeing to the Thomas amendment (A003) Failed by recorded vote: 155 - 254 (Roll No. 249).
  6. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.653   — 105th Congress (1997-1998)

    Description Amendment allows funds from the sale of the Elk Hills Petroleum Reserve to be used to settle a claim from the California State Teachers Retirement Fund.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3616
    Sponsor: Rep. Thomas, William M. [R-CA-21] (Offered 05/21/1998)
    Latest Action: 05/21/98 On agreeing to the Thomas amendment (A015) Agreed to by voice vote.
  7. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.66   — 105th Congress (1997-1998)

    Description Amendment is technical in nature.
    Amends Bill: H.Con.Res.25
    Sponsor: Rep. Thomas, William M. [R-CA-21] (Offered 05/07/1997)
    Latest Action: 05/07/97 On agreeing to the Thomas amendment (A001) Agreed to without objection.
  8. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.1366   — 104th Congress (1995-1996)

    Amends Bill: H.R.3820
    Sponsor: Rep. Thomas, William M. [R-CA-21] (Offered 07/25/1996)
    Latest Action: 07/25/96 Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 481, an amendment by Mr. Thomas, printed in the Congressional Record of July 24, 1996, was considered as agreed to.
  9. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.334   — 104th Congress (1995-1996)

    Amends Bill: H.Res.65
    Sponsor: Rep. Thomas, William M. [R-CA-21] (Offered 03/30/1995)
    Latest Action: 03/30/95 On agreeing to the Thomas amendment (A002) Agreed to without objection.
  10. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.333   — 104th Congress (1995-1996)

    Description Amendment in the nature of a substitute provided for designating certain rooms in the House of Representatives wing of the Capitol as the "Robert H. Michel Rooms".
    Amends Bill: H.Res.65
    Sponsor: Rep. Thomas, William M. [R-CA-21] (Offered 03/30/1995)
    Latest Action: 03/30/95 On agreeing to the Thomas amendment (A001) Agreed to without objection.
  11. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.193   — 104th Congress (1995-1996)

    Amends Bill: H.Con.Res.20
    Sponsor: Rep. Thomas, William M. [R-CA-21] (Offered 02/23/1995)
    Latest Action: 02/23/95 The preamble of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
  12. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.192   — 104th Congress (1995-1996)

    Description Amendment in the nature of a substitute authorizes the use of the rotunda of the Capitol for a ceremony to commemorate the days of remembrance of victims of the Holocaust.
    Amends Bill: H.Con.Res.20
    Sponsor: Rep. Thomas, William M. [R-CA-21] (Offered 02/23/1995)
    Latest Action: 02/23/95 On agreeing to the Thomas amendment (A001) Agreed to without objection.
  13. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.2   — 104th Congress (1995-1996)

    Description Amendment makes employees separated from the House of Representatives on Dec. 31, 1994, or Jan. 1, 2, or 3, 1995 eligible for a lump-sum payment for accrued annual leave.
    Amends Bill: H.Res.35
    Sponsor: Rep. Thomas, William M. [R-CA-21] (Offered 01/17/1995)
    Latest Action: 01/17/95 On agreeing to the Thomas amendment (A001) Agreed to without objection.
  14. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.613   — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)

    Description Amendment originally sought to delete 640 acres from the Argus Range Wilderness Area. \ As amended by the Miller (CA) amendment (A002), the above was replaced with language that permits the Secretary of the Interior to grant a right-of-way for construction of a road to access a space energy laser facility to be constructed in the Argus Range Wilderness.
    Amends Bill: H.R.518
    Sponsor: Rep. Thomas, William M. [R-CA-21] (Offered 06/10/1994)
    Latest Action: 06/10/94 On agreeing to the Thomas (CA) amendment (A001) as amended Agreed to by recorded vote: 396 - 1 (Roll no. 229).
  15. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.413   — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)

    Description Amendment in the nature of a substitute sought to ban all Political Action Committee contributions, require candidates to raise at least one-half of their funds from local residents, and prohibit soft money and bundling; and also sought to require unions, corporations, and non-profit groups to disclose to the FEC all activities and spending that affect federal elections.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3
    Sponsor: Rep. Thomas, William M. [R-CA-21] (Offered 11/22/1993)
    Latest Action: 11/22/93 On agreeing to the Thomas (CA) amendment (A001) Failed by recorded vote: 173 - 263 (Roll no. 603).
  16. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.638   — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)

    Description Amendment changes the effective date of the provision which restricts congressional mass mailings outside a Member's district from October 1, 1992 to the the date of the enactment of the bill.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5427
    Sponsor: Rep. Thomas, William M. [R-CA-20] (Offered 06/24/1992)
    Latest Action: 06/24/92 On agreeing to the Thomas (CA) amendment (A006) Agreed to by recorded vote: 417 - 2 (Roll no. 227).
  17. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.606   — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)

    Description Amendment in the nature of a substitute sought to authorize a $25 million matching block grant program to assist State voter registration programs. It would have given Federal prosecutors authority to investigate and prosecute Federal, State, and local public corruption, election fraud, and campaign violations.
    Amends Bill: S.250
    Sponsor: Rep. Thomas, William M. [R-CA-20] (Offered 06/16/1992)
    Latest Action: 06/16/92 On agreeing to the Thomas (CA) amendment (A001) Failed by recorded vote: 133 - 290 (Roll no. 193).
  18. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.503   — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)

    Description Amendment in the nature of a substitute sought to establish a new position of Chief Financial Officer of the House to be elected by a two-thirds majority; provide for an Inspector General, appointed by the Speaker and Minority Leader, with authority to investigate misconduct in the non-legislative operations of the House; establish an Office of General Counsel; make a number of other rules changes including changes in the party ratio of committees, reduction in committee staffing, eliminating proxy voting in committees, and eliminating the positions of Postmaster and Doorkeeper.
    Amends Bill: H.Res.423
    Sponsor: Rep. Thomas, William M. [R-CA-20] (Offered 04/09/1992)
    Latest Action: 04/09/92 On agreeing to the Thomas (CA) amendment (A001) Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 159 - 254 (Roll no. 83).
  19. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.220   — 101st Congress (1989-1990)

    Description Amendment prohibited the use of funds for the mass mailing of franked mail less than 60 days prior to an election, and provided that this period would be determined by a postmark.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3014
    Sponsor: Rep. Thomas, William M. [R-CA-20] (Offered 07/31/1989)
    Latest Action: 07/31/89 On agreeing to the Thomas (CA) amendment (A004) Agreed to by voice vote.
  20. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.573   — 99th Congress (1985-1986)

    Description An amendment to provide that of the funds provided for Navy Military construction, $8,250,000 is to be available for land acquisition at China Lake, California. The intent is to provide for the purchase of a Naval target range at China Lake.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3327
    Sponsor: Rep. Thomas, William M. [R-CA-20] (Offered 10/17/1985)
    Latest Action: 10/17/85 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.
  21. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.778   — 97th Congress (1981-1982)

    Description An amendment to the Panetta amendment. The amendment strikes the text of the Panetta amendment and adds provisions for civil action. The amendment provides that an employee may bring an action in an appropriate U.S. District Court against his employer or applicator to prevent and restrain use of registered pesticides by them if the pesticide is misbranded, the applicator uses methods inconsistent with the labeling, or the use of the pesticide will cause physical injury to the employee. The amendment provides a definition of "employee".
    Amends Bill: H.R.5203
    Sponsor: Rep. Thomas, William M. [R-CA-18] (Offered 08/11/1982)
    Latest Action: 08/11/82 Amendment Failed of Passage in Committee of Whole by Voice Vote.
  22. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.372   — 97th Congress (1981-1982)

    Description An amendment to permit the Secretary of Agriculture to charge fees for reports and publications prepared in the Department in carrying out agricultural economic research and statistical reporting functions authorized by law. The money is to be placed into an account to be used to pay for the preparation of such reports and publications.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3603
    Sponsor: Rep. Thomas, William M. [R-CA-18] (Offered 10/22/1981)
    Latest Action: 10/22/81 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.
  23. AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.333   — 97th Congress (1981-1982)

    Description An amendment to provide the Secretary of Agriculture with the authority to take measures he deems necessary to eradicate the infestation of a pest that is a threat to plant life and plant products and thus a burden to interstate or foreign commerce. The pest must be new to the U.S. or not previously known to be widely prevalent throughout the U.S. Such actions must be consistent with the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act and the Secretary must find that state programs are inadequate to meet the danger. The Secretary is to pay damages due to this program, and his determination of compensation is final. The program is to be carried out at U.S. expense.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3603
    Sponsor: Rep. Thomas, William M. [R-CA-18] (Offered 10/21/1981)
    Latest Action: 10/21/81 Amendment Passed in Committee of the Whole by Voice Vote.