H.AMDT.181 to H.R.2410

Amendment 111-143 (1) makes a number of minor, technical and conforming changes, including changes to address concerns of other Committees that have jurisdiction over certain provisions of H.R. 2410 and making changes to certain authorizations; (2) adds the relevant text from H.R. 2828, 110th Congress, as passed by the House, relating to compensation of Foreign Service victims of terrorism; (3) adds a provision relating to streamlining export controls to better serve the scientific and research community, consistent with the protection of U.S. national security interests; (4) adds a provision on monitoring and evaluating certain provision U.S. overseas activities; (5) adds a provision to improve the stabilization and reconstruction activities of the Department of State; (6) adds a provision on implementationof an international nuclear fuel bank; (7) adds a provision relating to the development of a food security strategy; (8) adds certain other sense of congress provisions; and (9) adds a new subsection to section 334 providing that nothing in that section shall be construed as affecting existing statutory prohibitions relating to abortion.

H.AMDT.181(A001)
Amends: H.R.2410
Sponsor: Rep Berman, Howard L. [CA-28](offered 6/10/2009)

AMENDMENT DESCRIPTION:
Amendment 111-143 (1) makes a number of minor, technical and conforming changes, including changes to address concerns of other Committees that have jurisdiction over certain provisions of H.R. 2410 and making changes to certain authorizations; (2) adds the relevant text from H.R. 2828, 110th Congress, as passed by the House, relating to compensation of Foreign Service victims of terrorism; (3) adds a provision relating to streamlining export controls to better serve the scientific and research community, consistent with the protection of U.S. national security interests; (4) adds a provision on monitoring and evaluating certain provision U.S. overseas activities; (5) adds a provision to improve the stabilization and reconstruction activities of the Department of State; (6) adds a provision on implementation of an international nuclear fuel bank; (7) adds a provision relating to the development of a food security strategy; (8) adds certain other sense of congress provisions; and (9) adds a new subsection to section 334 providing that nothing in that section shall be construed as affecting existing statutory prohibitions relating to abortion.

AMENDMENT PURPOSE:
An amendment numbered 1 printed in part C of House Report 111-143 to (1) make a number of minor, technical and conforming changes, including changes to address concerns of other Committees that have jurisdiction over certain provisions of H.R. 2410 and making changes to certain authorizations; (2) add the relevant text from H.R. 2828, 110th Congress, as passed by the House, relating to compensation of Foreign Service victims of terrorism; (3) add a provision relating to streamlining export controls to better serve the scientific and research community, consistent with the protection of U.S. national security interests; (4) add a provision on monitoring and evaluating certain provision U.S. overseas activities; (5) add a provision to improve the stabilization and reconstruction activities of the Department of State; (6) add a provision on implementation of an international nuclear fuel bank; (7) add a provision relating to the development of a food security strategy; (8) adds certain other sense of congress provisions; and (9) add a new subsection to section 334 providing that nothing in that section shall be construed as affecting existing statutory prohibitions relating to abortion.

STATUS:

    6/10/2009 1:37pm:
    Amendment (A001) offered by Mr. Berman. (consideration: CR H6477-6483, H6509-6510; text: CR H6477-6481)
    6/10/2009 5:45pm:
    On agreeing to the Berman amendment (A001) Agreed to by recorded vote: 257 - 171 (Roll no. 320).

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