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  • S.Amdt.4684   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description: To make certain conforming amendments.
    Sponsor: Sen. Cantwell, Maria [D-WA] (Submitted 09/29/2010) (Proposed 09/29/2010)
    Latest Action: 09/30/10 Amendment SA 4684 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
  • S.Amdt.3912   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description: To substitute the text of S. 1194, as reported by the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, with modifications.
    Sponsor: Sen. Cantwell, Maria [D-WA] (Submitted 05/07/2010) (Proposed 05/07/2010)
    Latest Action: 05/07/10 Amendment SA 3912 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
  • H.Amdt.476   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description: Amendment grants limits on liability for actions taken by an owner, operator, time charterer, master or mariner to defend a U.S. flagged vessel against attack by pirates. Amendment also requires the Secretary of the department which oversees the Coast Guard to work through the International Maritime Organization to establish agreements to promote coordinated action among flag- and port-states to protect against piracy.
    Sponsor: Rep. LoBiondo, Frank A. [R-NJ-2] (Offered 10/23/2009)
    Latest Action: 10/23/09 On agreeing to the LoBiondo amendment (A013) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.475   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description: Amendment requires a study on the effects of the Coast Guard modifying the 2004 Agreement for Outgoing Loans with Presque Isle Township, Michigan, in order to provide for the return of the Historic Fresnel Lens to the lantern room atop the Presque Isle Light Station Lighthouse, Michigan.
    Sponsor: Rep. Oberstar, James L. [D-MN-8] (Offered 10/23/2009)
    Latest Action: 10/23/09 On agreeing to the Oberstar amendment (A012) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.474   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description: Amendment states that the marine safety provisions of the bill shall not impair the Coast Guard's homeland security missions.
    Sponsor: Rep. Nye, Glenn C. [D-VA-2] (Offered 10/23/2009)
    Latest Action: 10/23/09 On agreeing to the Nye amendment (A011) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.473   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description: Amendment requires the Coast Guard to study the facility infrastructure requirements needed to fulfill the Coast Guard's missions and capabilities, and ensures that the department in which the Coast Guard is operating maintains the ability to utilize the latest technologies.
    Sponsor: Rep. Kratovil, Frank, Jr. [D-MD-1] (Offered 10/23/2009)
    Latest Action: 10/23/09 On agreeing to the Kratovil amendment (A010) Agreed to by recorded vote: 398 - 0 (Roll no. 812).
  • H.Amdt.472   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description: Amendment requires that the Secretary of the department which oversees the Coast Guard to develop a comprehensive strategy to combat the illicit flow of narcotics, weapons, bulk cash, and other contraband through the use of submersible and semi-submersible vessels.
    Sponsor: Rep. Kirkpatrick, Ann [D-AZ-1] (Offered 10/23/2009)
    Latest Action: 10/23/09 On agreeing to the Kirkpatrick (AZ) amendment (A009) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.471   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description: Amendment prohibits earmarking the Fishing Safety Research Training Grants Program.
    Sponsor: Rep. Flake, Jeff [R-AZ-6] (Offered 10/23/2009)
    Latest Action: 10/23/09 On agreeing to the Flake amendment (A008) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.470   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description: Amendment prohibits earmarking the Fishing Safety Training Grants Program.
    Sponsor: Rep. Flake, Jeff [R-AZ-6] (Offered 10/23/2009)
    Latest Action: 10/23/09 On agreeing to the Flake amendment (A007) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.469   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description: Amendment establishes within the Department of Homeland Security, the "America's Waterway Watch Program", a citizen watch program that promotes voluntary reporting of suspected terrorist activity and suspicious behavior along U.S. waterways. Amendment authorizes $3 million over the course of six years for the program and requires the Secretary to coordinate with other watch programs. The Secretary may also develop instructional materials on potential threats and to promote voluntary reporting of potential violations of law, and may distribute such materials.
    Sponsor: Rep. Himes, James A. [D-CT-4] (Offered 10/22/2009)
    Latest Action: 10/23/09 On agreeing to the Himes amendment (A006) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.468   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description: Amendment requires the Secretary of Homeland Security, in consultation with the Transportation Secretary, to study whether there is a continued need for a supplemental air and maritime navigation system as a backup to GPS.
    Sponsor: Rep. LoBiondo, Frank A. [R-NJ-2] (Offered 10/22/2009)
    Latest Action: 10/22/09 On agreeing to the LoBiondo amendment (A005) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.467   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description: Amendment requires the Secretary of the department which oversees the Coast Guard to study military family housing and military unaccompanied housing available to members and officers of the Coast Guard; authorizes the Coast Guard to spend funds on child development services; authorizes the Navy Secretary to provide support services to chaplain-led programs for Coast Guard members; and authorizes the President to award a Coast Guard cross and silver star when a Coast Guard member distinguishes himself or herself in armed conflict.
    Sponsor: Rep. LoBiondo, Frank A. [R-NJ-2] (Offered 10/22/2009)
    Latest Action: 10/22/09 On agreeing to the LoBiondo amendment (A004) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.466   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description: Amendment requested a study and report examining the Coast Guard's ability to respond to effects resulting from changes in U.S. immigration policy toward Haiti.
    Sponsor: Rep. Oberstar, James L. [D-MN-8] (Offered 10/22/2009)
    Latest Action: 10/22/09 On agreeing to the Oberstar amendment (A003) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.465   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description: Amendment sought to require a GAO report on (1) the background checks and forms of identification required under state and local transportation security programs; (2) a determination of whether those requirements conflict with Federal programs; (3) a determination of whether those requirements assist in carrying out state and local government safety, security and law enforcement responsibilities; and (4) recommendations on ways to minimize redundant background checks and facilitate the sharing of data with state and local governments. Amendment also sought to prohibit the secretary of the Department which oversees the Coast Guard from preventing a state or local government from requiring a separate background check for entry into any area covered by a vessel or facility security plan.
    Sponsor: Rep. Mica, John L. [R-FL-7] (Offered 10/22/2009)
    Latest Action: 10/22/09 On agreeing to the Mica amendment (A002) Failed by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.464   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description: Manager's amendment makes a number of technical corrections to the bill.
    Sponsor: Rep. Oberstar, James L. [D-MN-8] (Offered 10/22/2009)
    Latest Action: 10/22/09 On agreeing to the Oberstar amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.