H.AMDT.170 to H.R.2200

Amendment prevents earmarking in a new grant program established in the bill, and would clarify that Congress presumes that grants awarded through that program will be awarded on a risk-based competitive basis, and if they are not, require the Assistant Secretary to submit a report to Congress explaining the reason.

H.AMDT.170(A008)
Amends: H.R.2200
Sponsor: Rep Flake, Jeff [AZ-6](offered 6/4/2009)

AMENDMENT DESCRIPTION:
Amendment prevents earmarking in a new grant program established in the bill, and would clarify that Congress presumes that grants awarded through that program will be awarded on a risk-based competitive basis, and if they are not, require the Assistant Secretary to submit a report to Congress explaining the reason.

AMENDMENT PURPOSE:
An amendment numbered 8 printed in House Report 111-127 to prevent earmarking in a new grant program established in the bill, and would clarify that Congress presumes that grants awarded through that program will be awarded on a risk-based competitive basis, and if they are not, require the Assistant Secretary to submit a report to Congress explaining the reason.

STATUS:

    6/4/2009 2:37pm:
    Amendment (A008) offered by Mr. Flake. (consideration: CR H6205; text: CR H6205)
    6/4/2009 2:43pm:
    On agreeing to the Flake amendment (A008) Agreed to by voice vote.

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