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  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.20   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description: Amendment inserts the text of the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act (H.R. 985 in the 110th Congress) regarding protections for federal employees who report waste, fraud, and abuse.
    Amends Bill: H.R.1
    Sponsor: Rep. Platts, Todd Russell [R-PA-19] (Offered 01/28/2009)
    Latest Action: 01/28/09 On agreeing to the Platts amendment Agreed to by voice vote.
  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.512   — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Description: Amendment sought to increase funding for the William F. Goodling Even Start Family Literacy Program by $50 million.
    Amends Bill: H.R.3043
    Sponsor: Rep. Platts, Todd Russell [R-PA-19] (Offered 07/17/2007)
    Latest Action: 07/18/07 On agreeing to the Platts amendment Failed by recorded vote: 174 - 250 (Roll no. 643).
  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.43   — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Description: Amendment clarifies that a protected disclosure cannot be disqualified because of the forum in which it is made; establishes more realistic burdens of proof; and extends due process rights to certain whistleblowers.
    Amends Bill: H.R.985
    Sponsor: Rep. Platts, Todd Russell [R-PA-19] (Offered 03/14/2007)
    Latest Action: 03/14/07 On agreeing to the Platts amendment Agreed to by voice vote.
  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.42   — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Description: Amendment requires that the Merit Systems Protection Board rely on a consistent standard for "clear and convincing evidence" as the burden of proof that must be met to sustain an agency's affirmative defense (that it would have taken the same personnel action independent of an employee's protected conduct).
    Amends Bill: H.R.985
    Sponsor: Rep. Platts, Todd Russell [R-PA-19] (Offered 03/14/2007)
    Latest Action: 03/14/07 On agreeing to the Platts amendment Agreed to by voice vote.
  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.37   — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Description: Amendment prohibits financial assistance recipients from including bid specs that contain proprietary, exclusionary, or discriminatory requirements, other than those based on performance.
    Amends Bill: H.R.720
    Sponsor: Rep. Platts, Todd Russell [R-PA-19] (Offered 03/09/2007)
    Latest Action: 03/09/07 On agreeing to the Platts amendment Agreed to by voice vote.
  • AMENDMENT

    H.Amdt.228   — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Description: None
    Amends Bill: H.R.2744
    Sponsor: Rep. Platts, Todd Russell [R-PA-19] (Offered 06/08/2005)
    Latest Action: 06/08/05 By unanimous consent, the Platts amendment was withdrawn.