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  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.500   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description: Amendment, as modified, amends the Contraband Cigarette Trafficking Act by lowering the threshold requirements for a violation of the Act, applying the Act to smokeless tobacco, imposing certain reporting requirements, and specifying who may bring causes of action against violators of the Act.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3199
    Sponsor: Rep. Coble, Howard [R-NC-6] (Offered 07/21/2005)
    Latest Action: 07/21/05 On agreeing to the Coble amendment (A012) as modified Agreed to by voice vote.
  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.1059   — 106th Congress (1999-2000)

    Description: Amendments make technical corrections, strike section 103, and make modifications to section 309.
    Amends Bill: S.2915
    Sponsor: Rep. Coble, Howard [R-NC-6] (Offered 10/25/2000)
    Latest Action: 10/25/00 On agreeing to the Coble amendments (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.889   — 106th Congress (1999-2000)

    Description: Amendment sought to increase funding for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office by $133.8 million.
    Amends Bill: H.R.4690
    Sponsor: Rep. Coble, Howard [R-NC-6] (Offered 06/23/2000)
    Latest Action: 06/23/00 On agreeing to the Coble amendment (A023) Failed by recorded vote: 145 - 223 (Roll no. 321).
  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.562   — 106th Congress (1999-2000)

    Description: Amendment in the nature of a substitute exempts certain reports from automatic elimination and sunset pursuant to law.
    Amends Bill: S.1769
    Sponsor: Rep. Coble, Howard [R-NC-6] (Offered 11/18/1999)
    Latest Action: 11/19/99 On agreeing to the Coble amendment (A001) Agreed to without objection. (text: CR H12883-12884)
  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.554   — 105th Congress (1997-1998)

    Description: Amendment extends the judiciary information technology fund; provides for the judiciary to retain certain offsetting receipts; enhances the membership in circuit judicial councils; sunsets civil justice expense and delay reduction plans; and establishes certifying officers in the judicial branch.
    Amends Bill: H.R.1252
    Sponsor: Rep. Coble, Howard [R-NC-6] (Offered 04/23/1998)
    Latest Action: 04/23/98 On agreeing to the Coble amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.531   — 105th Congress (1997-1998)

    Description: Amendment makes technical changes to further clarify who owns the termination interest in a copyrighted work when an author passes away, and provides for the proper transfer of contractual obligations when a copyright is transferred.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2589
    Sponsor: Rep. Coble, Howard [R-NC-6] (Offered 03/25/1998)
    Latest Action: 03/25/98 On agreeing to the Coble amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.23   — 105th Congress (1997-1998)

    Description: Amendment includes technical changes; delays the publication of patent applications from small business concerns or independent inventors until 3 months after a second notification on the merits is made by the Patent and Trademark Office (PTO); retains the practice of charging small businesses and independent inventors a reduced application fee; separates operational and policy functions of the PTO and creates an Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property Policy to develop patent and trademark policy; establishes an incentive program to train patent and trademark examiners; and strikes authority to accept gifts or donations of services.
    Amends Bill: H.R.400
    Sponsor: Rep. Coble, Howard [R-NC-6] (Offered 04/17/1997)
    Latest Action: 04/17/97 On agreeing to the Coble amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.348   — 104th Congress (1995-1996)

    Description: Amendment provides technical and clarifying changes to the bill; extends the termination date of the Towing Safety Advisory Committee until October 1, 2000; expresses the sense of Congress on Coast Guard funding; conveys several Coast Guard lighthouses and other Coast Guard property to local communities; and provides waivers of vessel documentation restrictions.
    Amends Bill: H.R.1361
    Sponsor: Rep. Coble, Howard [R-NC-6] (Offered 05/09/1995)
    Latest Action: 05/09/95 On agreeing to the Coble amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.