March 18, 2009, 12:00 am ET - Amendment SA 683 proposed by Senator Coburn to Amendment SA 684.
March 19, 2009, 12:00 am ET - Considered by Senate.
March 19, 2009, 11:37 am ET - On the Motion to Table (Motion to Table Coburn Amdt. No. 683)
Full Text of this Amendment
At the appropriate place, insert the following:
SEC. __X. PROHIBITION ON FUNDING FOR CONGRESSIONAL EARMARKS FOR WASTEFUL AND PAROCHIAL PORK PROJECTS.
Sections 7203, 7404, 13006, 10001 through 10011, and 12003(a)(3) shall have no effect and none of the funds authorized by this Act may be spent on a special resource study of Estate Grange and other sites and resources associated with Alexander Hamilton's life on St. Croix in the United States Virgin Islands, a celebration of the 450th anniversary of St. Augustine, Florida, and its Commemoration Commission, the National Tropical Botanical Garden and
the operation and maintenance of gardens in Hawaii and Florida, and a water project in California to restore salmon populations in the San Joaquin River or the creation of a new ocean exploration program to conduct scientific voyages to locate, define and document shipwrecks and submerged sites.
(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Mar 17, 2009.)