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  • H.Amdt.99   — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Description: Amendment allows priority to be given to grants that provide for the establishment of programs regarding methods of early and appropriate identification of children with disabilities.
    Sponsor: Rep. Wu, David [D-OR-1] (Offered 04/30/2003)
    Latest Action: 04/30/03 On agreeing to the Wu amendment (A013) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.98   — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Description: Amendment authorizes the use of funding to train school safety personnel and first responders who work at qualified educational facilities in the recognition of autism spectrum disorders.
    Sponsor: Rep. Davis, Susan A. [D-CA-53] (Offered 04/30/2003)
    Latest Action: 04/30/03 On agreeing to the Davis (CA) amendment (A012) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.97   — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Description: Amendment allows parents in consultation with the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) team to determine the appropriate educational setting for each child.
    Sponsor: Rep. Nethercutt, George R., Jr. [R-WA-5] (Offered 04/30/2003)
    Latest Action: 04/30/03 On agreeing to the Nethercutt amendment (A011) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.96   — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Description: Amendment requires that additional increases in Federal IDEA funds be passed directly to the local level.
    Sponsor: Rep. McKeon, Howard P. "Buck" [R-CA-25] (Offered 04/30/2003)
    Latest Action: 04/30/03 On agreeing to the McKeon amendment (A010) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.95   — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Description: Amendment expresses the sense of Congress that safe and drug-free schools are essential for the learning and development of children with disabilities.
    Sponsor: Rep. Kirk, Mark Steven [R-IL-10] (Offered 04/30/2003)
    Latest Action: 04/30/03 On agreeing to the Kirk amendment Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.94   — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Description: Amendment sought to define specific learning disability to mean a disorder due to a medically detectable and diagnosable physiological condition relying on physical and scientific evidence and not based on subjective evidence.
    Sponsor: Rep. Tancredo, Thomas G. [R-CO-6] (Offered 04/30/2003)
    Latest Action: 04/30/03 On agreeing to the Tancredo amendment (A008) Failed by recorded vote: 54 - 367 (Roll no. 153).
  • H.Amdt.93   — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Description: Amendment expresses the sense of Congress that students who have not been diagnosed by a physician or other person certified by a State health board as having a disability should not be classified as disabled.
    Sponsor: Rep. Shadegg, John B. [R-AZ-3] (Offered 04/30/2003)
    Latest Action: 04/30/03 On agreeing to the Shadegg amendment (A007) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.92   — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Description: Amendment sought to give school districts the option of offering parents of disabled children in private schools a certificate to be used for their child's specific special education needs.
    Sponsor: Rep. Musgrave, Marilyn N. [R-CO-4] (Offered 04/30/2003)
    Latest Action: 04/30/03 On agreeing to the Musgrave amendment (A006) Failed by recorded vote: 176 - 247 (Roll no. 152).
  • H.Amdt.91   — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Description: Amendment mandates GAO reviews to include recommendations to reduce or eliminate excessive paperwork burdens; and requires that a GAO report be submitted 2 years after the date of enactment and resubmitted every 2 years.
    Sponsor: Rep. Vitter, David [R-LA-1] (Offered 04/30/2003)
    Latest Action: 04/30/03 On agreeing to the Vitter amendment (A002) Agreed to by recorded vote: 413 - 0 (Roll no. 150).
  • H.Amdt.90   — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Description: Amendment sought to permit States to develop systems that promote customization of special education.
    Sponsor: Rep. DeMint, Jim [R-SC-4] (Offered 04/30/2003)
    Latest Action: 04/30/03 On agreeing to the DeMint amendment (A005) Failed by recorded vote: 182 - 240 (Roll no. 151).
  • H.Amdt.89   — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Description: Amendment defines a free public education as one that is reasonably calculated to provide educational benefit to enable the child with a disability to access the general curriculum.
    Sponsor: Rep. Woolsey, Lynn C. [D-CA-6] (Offered 04/30/2003)
    Latest Action: 04/30/03 On agreeing to the Woolsey amendment (A004) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.88   — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Description: Amendment increases the Part B set-aside funding cap to $750,000.
    Sponsor: Rep. Bradley, Jeb [R-NH-1] (Offered 04/30/2003)
    Latest Action: 04/30/03 On agreeing to the Bradley (NH) amendment (A003) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.87   — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Description: Amendment makes several conforming and consolidating changes to a series of GAO reports required by the bill; increases the amount of funds that a State can reserve for programs designed to serve children with disabilities with high-cost special education and related services needs; updates authorization levels that were modified by the FY 2004 budget resolution; clarifies language concerning evaluations provided to children; modifies language in the section prohibiting the Federal control of curriculum; revises language in the Part D programs to ensure that the needs of limited English-proficient children with disabilities are met through the training of school personnel and effective data collection; and modifies the section regarding support for captioning programs to enable news programs to be captioned until 2006.
    Sponsor: Rep. Castle, Michael N. [R-DE-At Large] (Offered 04/30/2003)
    Latest Action: 04/30/03 On agreeing to the Castle amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.100   — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Description: Amendment requires the Secretary of Education to conduct a study on the amount of cost to States to comply with the requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and requires a report to be submitted to Congress.
    Sponsor: Rep. Garrett, Scott [R-NJ-5] (Offered 04/30/2003)
    Latest Action: 04/30/03 On agreeing to the Garrett (NJ) amendment (A014) Agreed to by voice vote.