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  • H.Amdt.787   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description: Amendment clarifies the application of criminal bribery and illegal gratuities statutes with regard to earmarks in legislation.
    Sponsor: Rep. Flake, Jeff [R-AZ-6] (Offered 05/03/2006)
    Latest Action: 05/03/06 On agreeing to the Flake amendment (A008) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.786   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description: Amendment requires all registered lobbyists to complete a program of eight hours of ethics training each Congress conducted by the Committee on Standards of Official Conduct.
    Sponsor: Rep. Castle, Michael N. [R-DE-At Large] (Offered 05/03/2006)
    Latest Action: 05/03/06 On agreeing to the Castle amendment (A007) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.785   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description: Amendment extends a prohibition in law against converting campaign funds to personal use to cover funds in leadership PACs.
    Sponsor: Rep. Gingrey, Phil [R-GA-11] (Offered 05/03/2006)
    Latest Action: 05/03/06 On agreeing to the Gingrey amendment (A006) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.784   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description: Amendment provides for the establishment of a voluntary ethics training program for Members of Congress.
    Sponsor: Rep. Sodrel, Michael E. [R-IN-9] (Offered 05/03/2006)
    Latest Action: 05/03/06 On agreeing to the Sodrel amendment (A004) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.783   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description: Amendment requires a private source to obtain a certification in writing from the Committee on Standards of Official Conduct that a proposed gift of travel complies with all House rules and standards of conduct; and provides that that Committee shall have until June 15, 2006 to develop a permanent plan governing future private travel.
    Sponsor: Rep. Lungren, Daniel E. [R-CA-3] (Offered 05/03/2006)
    Latest Action: 05/03/06 On agreeing to the Lungren, Daniel E. amendment (A003) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.782   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description: Amendment holds liable individuals who knowingly offer gifts to covered legislative branch officials of the House of Representatives in violation of the law.
    Sponsor: Rep. Castle, Michael N. [R-DE-At Large] (Offered 05/03/2006)
    Latest Action: 05/03/06 On agreeing to the Castle amendment (A002) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.781   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description: Amendment sought to strike section 106 which contained criminal penalties and replace it with an ascending civil penalty structure for violations of law.
    Sponsor: Rep. Gohmert, Louie [R-TX-1] (Offered 05/03/2006)
    Latest Action: 05/03/06 On agreeing to the Gohmert amendment (A001) Failed by recorded vote: 108 - 320 (Roll no. 117).