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  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.576   — 113th Congress (2013-2014)

    Description: Amendment sought to require the Administrator to apply the specific criteria, under the bill, for setting a standard based on the best system of emission reduction for new sources within the coal category, when setting a standard for any fossil fuel category.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3826
    Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] (Offered 03/05/2014)
    Latest Action: 03/06/14 On agreeing to the Smith (TX) amendment (A001) Agreed to by recorded vote: 230 - 184 (Roll no. 101). (consideration: CR H2209)
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    H.Amdt.1500   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description: Strike all after the enacting clause and insert: SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This act may be cited as the "Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Reporting Act of 2012" or the "SAFER Act of 2012".***.
    Amends Bill: S.3250
    Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] (Offered 01/02/2013)
    Latest Action: 01/02/13 On agreeing to the Smith (TX) amendment (A003) Agreed to without objection.
  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.491   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description: Manager's amendment makes numerous technical and clarifying changes to the bill.
    Amends Bill: H.R.1249
    Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] (Offered 06/22/2011)
    Latest Action: 06/23/11 On agreeing to the Smith (TX) amendment (A001) Agreed to by recorded vote: 283 - 140 (Roll no. 481).
  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.277   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description: Amendment allocates $25 million for the Forest Service's Law Enforcement and Investigations drug enforcement efforts, including removal of marijuana sites and clandestine methamphetamine labs from the National Forest System and interdiction of drug traffickers on NFS lands that share a common border with Canada and Mexico.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2996
    Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] (Offered 06/25/2009)
    Latest Action: 06/26/09 On agreeing to the Smith (TX) amendment (A003) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.986   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description: Amendment clarifies that the language in the bill that gives the FCC exclusive jurisdiction of network neutrality complaints does not displace the antitrust laws or the jurisdiction of the courts to hear antitrust cases in this area.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5252
    Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] (Offered 06/08/2006)
    Latest Action: 06/09/06 On agreeing to the Smith (TX) amendment (A006) Agreed to by recorded vote: 353 - 68 (Roll no. 238).
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    H.Amdt.605   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description: Amendment imposes sanctions for the destruction of relevant documents in a pending Federal court proceeding; contains provisions for setting standards for a court's determination that certain court records should be sealed; and includes provisions for a presumption on a Rule 11 violation when the same issue is repeatedly relitigated.
    Amends Bill: H.R.420
    Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] (Offered 10/27/2005)
    Latest Action: 10/27/05 On agreeing to the Smith (TX) amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.25   — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Description: Amendment narrows the definition of child pornography and creates new obscenity offenses to cover virtual and real child pornography that involves visual depictions of prepubescent children and minors; and creates a new offense against pandering materials as child pornography and strengthens penalties for repeat offenders.
    Amends Bill: H.R.1104
    Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] (Offered 03/27/2003)
    Latest Action: 03/27/03 On agreeing to the Smith (TX) amendment (A008) Agreed to by recorded vote: 406 - 15 (Roll no. 88).
  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.534   — 105th Congress (1997-1998)

    Description: Amendment, as modified, extends the visa waiver pilot program until April 30, 2000.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2578
    Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] (Offered 03/25/1998)
    Latest Action: 03/25/98 On agreeing to the Smith (TX) amendment (A001) as modified Agreed to by voice vote.
  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.522   — 105th Congress (1997-1998)

    Description: Amendment clarifies that the grant of jurisdiction contained in this Act does not affect review provisions contained in other environmental laws.
    Amends Bill: H.R.992
    Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] (Offered 03/11/1998)
    Latest Action: 03/11/98 On agreeing to the Smith (TX) amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.961   — 104th Congress (1995-1996)

    Description: Amendment makes certain technical and conforming changes; clarifies that any new forward deployment of border patrol officers will not affect current border checkpoints; sets up a pilot program for using closed military bases as possible holding areas for illegal aliens; provides that city and county governments can qualify for reimbursement from the Federal Government for incarceration of illegal aliens; and increases the number of Federal prosecutors dealing with immigration-related crimes such as the smuggling of illegal aliens or previously deported aliens into the United States.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2202
    Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] (Offered 03/19/1996)
    Latest Action: 03/20/96 On agreeing to the Smith (TX) amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.962   — 104th Congress (1995-1996)

    Description: Amendments en bloc: require the Attorney General to submit a report to the Congress on the Administration's strategy for deterring illegal aliens; ensure that worksite enforcement is a priority of the INS; adjust the status of approximately 880 Polish and Hungarian persons from that of parolee to permanent resident; establish 10 regional demonstration sites; implement provisions of the Buy America Act; waive the English language test for Hmong soldiers and their spouses or widows; express the sense of Congress that the mission statement of the INS should include the apprehension and removal of illegal aliens, particularly those engaged in criminal activity; and require the State Department to refund fees to Poles who were erroneously notified of their eligibility for visas which they did not receive.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2202
    Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] (Offered 03/19/1996)
    Latest Action: 03/20/96 On agreeing to the Smith (TX) amendments (A002) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.421   — 104th Congress (1995-1996)

    Description: Amendment is technical in nature.
    Amends Bill: H.R.962
    Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] (Offered 06/08/1995)
    Latest Action: 06/08/95 On agreeing to the Smith (TX) amendment (A001) Agreed to without objection.
  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.112   — 104th Congress (1995-1996)

    Description: Amendment provides that the provisions of the bill requiring an automatic stay of execution shall terminate upon the completion of a State court review, unless a substantial showing of a violation of a Federal right can be established.
    Amends Bill: H.R.729
    Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] (Offered 02/08/1995)
    Latest Action: 02/09/95 On agreeing to the Smith (TX) amendment (A006) Agreed to by recorded vote: 241 - 189 (Roll no. 108).
  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.675   — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)

    Description: Amendment sought to reduce the general administration account of the Department of Justice by $925,000.
    Amends Bill: H.R.4603
    Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] (Offered 06/24/1994)
    Latest Action: 06/24/94 On agreeing to the Smith (TX) amendment (A002) Failed by recorded vote: 171 - 212 (Roll no. 275).
  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.677   — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)

    Description: Amendment sought to reduce the appropriation for the Bureau of Prisons by $1 million.
    Amends Bill: H.R.4603
    Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] (Offered 06/24/1994)
    Latest Action: 06/24/94 On agreeing to the Smith (TX) amendment (A004) Failed by voice vote.
  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.656   — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)

    Description: Amendment sought to reduce the appropriation for the Food and Drug Administration by $467,000.
    Amends Bill: H.R.4554
    Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] (Offered 06/17/1994)
    Latest Action: 06/17/94 On agreeing to the Smith (TX) amendment (A007) Failed by voice vote.
  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.752   — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)

    Description: None
    Amends Bill: H.R.5677
    Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] (Offered 07/28/1992)
    Latest Action: 07/28/92 On agreeing to the Smith (TX) amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.695   — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)

    Description: Amendment sought to reduce by 10% the appropriations in the bill for non-personnel administrative costs of each agency within the Department of Transportation, a reduction of approximately $59 million.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5518
    Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] (Offered 07/09/1992)
    Latest Action: 07/09/92 On agreeing to the Smith (TX) amendment (A006) Failed by recorded vote: 175 - 236 (Roll no. 280).
  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.664   — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)

    Description: Amendment reduces the total overhead spending of agriculture-related agencies by 10 percent or a total of $74 million.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5487
    Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] (Offered 06/30/1992)
    Latest Action: 07/01/92 On agreeing to the Smith (TX) amendment (A012) as modified Agreed to by recorded vote: 214 - 191 (Roll no. 248).
  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.640   — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)

    Description: Amendment sought to reduce the appropriation made for certain legislative branch overhead expenses by 10 percent. \ A point of order was sustained against the amendment on the grounds that it violated clause 2 of rule XXI in that it proposed to change existing law and constituted legislation in an appropriations bill.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5427
    Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] (Offered 06/24/1992)
    Latest Action: 06/24/92 Mr. Fazio raised a point of order against the Smith (TX) amendment (A008). The amendment changes existing law and constitutes legislation in an appropriation bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.533   — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)

    Description: Amendment modifies the section which would have provided Legal Services benefits to all aliens who are permanently residing in the U.S. under color of law, and specifies that aliens providing a record of permanent residence, and aliens who are considered as eligible immigrants will qualify as aliens under color of law.
    Amends Bill: H.R.2039
    Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] (Offered 05/12/1992)
    Latest Action: 05/12/92 On agreeing to the Smith (TX) amendment (A013) as modified Agreed to by voice vote.
  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.816   — 101st Congress (1989-1990)

    Description: Amendment authorized 20 new immigration judges for the purpose of conducting deportation hearings of aliens convicted of criminal offenses.
    Amends Bill: H.R.5269
    Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] (Offered 10/03/1990)
    Latest Action: 10/03/90 On agreeing to the Smith (TX) amendment (A006) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.803   — 101st Congress (1989-1990)

    Description: Amendment sought to extend for an additional three years the period of Federal financial reimbursement to states for various assistance, education and health costs resulting from enactment of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.
    Amends Bill: H.R.4300
    Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] (Offered 10/02/1990)
    Latest Action: 10/02/90 On agreeing to the Smith (TX) amendment (A014) Failed by recorded vote: 53 - 368 (Roll no. 401).
  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.796   — 101st Congress (1989-1990)

    Description: Amendment sought to delete language which authorized the issuance of temporary visas to certain applicants.
    Amends Bill: H.R.4300
    Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] (Offered 10/02/1990)
    Latest Action: 10/02/90 On agreeing to the Smith (TX) amendment (A007) Failed by voice vote.
  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.794   — 101st Congress (1989-1990)

    Description: Amendment sought to delete language which allows foreign students in good standing to work at part-time jobs, provided employers demonstrate that they have been unable to hire American workers to do these jobs.
    Amends Bill: H.R.4300
    Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] (Offered 10/02/1990)
    Latest Action: 10/02/90 On agreeing to the Smith (TX) amendment (A005) Failed by voice vote.