July 7, 2009, 12:00 am ET - Amendment SA 1402 proposed by Senator Feingold to Amendment SA 1373.
July 8, 2009, 12:00 am ET - Considered by Senate.
July 8, 2009, 2:19 pm ET - Feingold Amdt. No. 1402

Full Text of this Amendment

SA 1402. Mr. FEINGOLD (for himself and Mr. McCAIN) submitted an amendment intended to be proposed to amendment SA 1373 proposed by Mr. Reid (for Mr. Byrd (for himself, Mr. Inouye, and Mrs. Murray)) to the bill H.R. 2892, making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes; which was ordered to lie on the table; as follows:

On page 32, strike line 19 and all that follows through page 33, line 22, and insert the following:

Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5196c), which shall be awarded on a competitive basis: Provided, That the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency shall award financial assistance using amounts made available under the heading ``NATIONAL PREDISASTER MITIGATION FUND'' under the heading ``Federal Emergency Management Agency'' under this title--
(A) in accordance with section 203 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5133); and
(B) without regard to any congressionally directed spending item (as defined in rule XLIV of the Standing Rules of the Senate) or any congressional earmark (as defined in rule XXI of the Rules of the House of Representatives) in a committee report or joint explanatory statement relating to this Act.

(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Jul 7, 2009.)