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  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.168   — 113th Congress (2013-2014)

    Description: Amendment sought to provide framework to close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, by December 1, 2014.
    Amends Bill: H.R.1960
    Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9] (Offered 06/14/2013)
    Latest Action: 06/14/13 On agreeing to the Smith (WA) amendment (A028) Failed by recorded vote: 174 - 249 (Roll no. 237).
  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.152   — 113th Congress (2013-2014)

    Description: Amendment sought to eliminate indefinite military detention of any person detained under AUMF authority in the United States, territories or possessions by providing immediate transfer to trial and proceedings by a court established under Article III of the Constitution or by an appropriate state court. Amendment also sought to strike section 1022 which provides for mandatory military custody of covered parties.
    Amends Bill: H.R.1960
    Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9] (Offered 06/13/2013)
    Latest Action: 06/13/13 On agreeing to the Smith (WA) amendment (A012) Failed by recorded vote: 200 - 226 (Roll no. 228).
  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.1127   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description: Amendment sought to strike section 1022 of the FY2012 NDAA and amend Section 1021 of the same Act to eliminate indefinite military detention of any person detained under AUMF authority in U.S. territories or possessions by providing immediate transfer to trial and proceedings by a court established under Article III of the Constitution of the United states or by an appropriate State court.
    Amends Bill: H.R.4310
    Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9] (Offered 05/18/2012)
    Latest Action: 05/18/12 On agreeing to the Smith (WA) amendment (A029) Failed by recorded vote: 182 - 238 (Roll no. 270). (consideration: CR H3109-3110)
  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.322   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description: Amendment sought to limit use of funds to transfer individuals who are not United States citizens or members of the Armed Forces to the United States until 45 days after the President has submitted to the Congressional defense committees a plan for the disposition of each individual who is proposed to be transferred to the United States. The amendment also sought to hold open the use of Article 3 courts as a means of trying individuals (detainees) when such individuals or detainees are transferred to the United States.
    Amends Bill: H.R.1540
    Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9] (Offered 05/25/2011)
    Latest Action: 05/26/11 On agreeing to the Smith (WA) amendment (A022) Failed by recorded vote: 165 - 253 (Roll no. 356). (consideration: CR H3723-3724)
  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.656   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description: Amendment ensures that the spouse, children and parents of a deployed or deploying member of the Armed Forces, who are not covered under the Family Medical Leave Act, have the ability to take at least two weeks of unpaid leave from their job in order to address issues that arise over the course of a deployment cycle.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5136
    Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9] (Offered 05/27/2010)
    Latest Action: 05/27/10 On agreeing to the Smith (WA) amendment (A003) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.1079   — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Description: Amendment requires Amtrak to engage in good faith discussions, with commuter rail entities and public transportation authorities operating on the same trackage owned by a rail carrier as Amtrak, with respect to routing and timing of trains to efficiently move a maximal number of commuters, intercity, and passenger rail passengers, particularly during peak times of commuter usage. The amendment also requires such discussion with respect to the expansion and enhancement of commuter rail and regional rail public transportation service.
    Amends Bill: H.R.6003
    Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9] (Offered 06/11/2008)
    Latest Action: 06/11/08 On agreeing to the Smith (WA) amendment (A003) Agreed to by voice vote.