[Congressional Record Index (2009)]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office, www.gpo.gov]




A CHILD IS MISSING, INC.

  Bills and resolutions
      Dept. of Justice: make annual grant to the A Child Is Missing 
        Alert and Recovery Center to assist law enforcement agencies 
        in the rapid recovery of missing children (see S. 1301), S6804 
        [18JN] (see H.R. 1933), H4521 [2AP]
  Remarks in House
      Dept. of Justice: make annual grant to the A Child Is Missing 
        Alert and Recovery Center to assist law enforcement agencies 
        in the rapid recovery of missing children (H.R. 1933), H8377-
        H8379 [20JY], H8558 [22JY]
  Texts of
      H.R. 1933, A Child Is Missing Alert and Recovery Center Act, 
        H8377 [20JY]




A CHILD IS MISSING ALERT AND RECOVERY CENTER ACT

  Remarks in House
      Enact (H.R. 1933), H8377-H8379 [20JY], H8558 [22JY]
  Texts of
      H.R. 1933, provisions, H8377 [20JY]




AAMODT LITIGATION SETTLEMENT ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see S. 1105), S5700 [20MY] (see H.R. 3342), H8809 [24JY]
  Remarks in Senate
      Enact (S. 1105), S5717-S5723 [20MY]
  Texts of
      S. 1105, provisions, S5717-S5723 [20MY]




AARESTRUP, FRANK M.

  Letters
      Non-therapeutic use of antibiotics on livestock prohibition, 
        H10534 [7OC]




AARON, HENRY L.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, H914 [3FE]




AARP (organization)

  Articles and editorials
      AARP--Reform Advocate and Insurance Salesman, S12054 [1DE]
  Letters
      Helping Families Save Their Homes Act, H2855 [26FE]
  Press releases
      AARP Applauds New Bill To Help Seniors Struggling in Tough 
        Economy, H9912 [24SE]
  Remarks in House
      Health: support for national policy to provide health care and 
        reform insurance procedures relative to Medicare Advantage 
        benefits, H10492 [6OC]
      Peachtree Chapter: anniversary, E1307 [4JN]
  Reports
      AARP Financial Statements Independent Audit: KPMG LLP, S12472-
        S12474 [5DE]
  Statements
      Community Living Assistance Services and Supports (CLASS) 
        Program, S12383 [4DE]




ABAKPORO, THEOPHINE

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E2386 [29SE]




ABANDONED MINE RECLAMATION ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see S. 140), S43 [6JA]
  Remarks in Senate
      Enact (S. 140), S119 [6JA]
  Texts of
      S. 140, provisions, S120-S123 [6JA]




ABARBANEL, GAIL

  Bills and resolutions
      Law enforcement: tribute to founding of Rape Treatment Center at 
        the Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center and creating the Fast 
        Track Forensics Program to speed up DNA processing (see H. 
        Res. 716), H9280 [31JY]




ABBAMIN, MOHAMED

  Subpoena Notices
      U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, H13360 
        [1DE]




ABBAS, MAHMOUD

  Remarks in House
      Middle East: urge Palestinian Authority President to abrogate 
        anti-Israel articles in the Fatah Constitution, H7872 [9JY]




ABBEY, ROBERT V.

  Reports filed
      Nomination To Be BLM Director: Committee on Energy and Natural 
        Resources (Senate), S8271 [29JY]




ABBOTT, SHERBURNE B.

  Reports filed
      Nomination To Be Office of Science and Technology Policy 
        Associate Director: Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
        Transportation (Senate), S4669 [23AP]




ABC, INC.

  Remarks in House
      Buffalo, NY: tribute to community organizations helping with a 
        home reconstruction by ``Extreme Makeover--Home Edition'' 
        (television show), E2800 [18NO]
      Obama, President: allegations of bias relative to decision to 
        air special broadcast on Obama administration health care 
        proposal, H6909 [17JN], H6979 [18JN], H7112 [23JN]




ABCNEWS.COM (Internet site)

  Articles and editorials
      Neda, Is She Iran's Joan of Arc?, S6863 [22JN]




ABED, AHMED HASHIM

  Bills and resolutions
      Armed Forces: commend Navy SEALS, Matthew McCabe, Jonathan 
        Keefe, and Julio Huertas, for capturing alleged terrorist, 
        Ahmed Hashim Abed, in Iraq (see H. Res. 977), H15502 [16DE]
      ------commend Navy SEALS, Matthew McCabe, Jonathan Keefe, and 
        Julio Huertas for capturing alleged terrorist, Ahmed Hashim 
        Abed, in Iraq and support members serving in harm's way (see 
        H. Res. 988), H15502 [16DE]




ABELE, LISA

  Proclamations
      Tribute: Representative Space, E3034 [17DE]




ABERCROMBIE, NEIL (a Representative from Hawaii)

  Appointments
      Conferee: H.R. 2647, Dept. of Defense appropriations for 
        military activities and prescribing personnel strength, H10488 
        [6OC]
      ------S. 454, Weapons Acquisition System Reform Through 
        Enhancing Technical Knowledge and Oversight Act, H5549 [13MY]
  Bills and resolutions cosponsored
      Afghanistan: promote empowerment of women (see H.R. 2214), H9550 
        [15SE]
      Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act: provide for the settlement 
        of certain claims (see H.R. 2099), H4733 [23AP]
      Ali, Muhammad: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 2648), 
        H6415 [9JN]
      Animals: conserve global bear populations by prohibiting the 
        importation, exportation, and interstate trade of bear viscera 
        and items or products containing bear viscera (see H.R. 3480), 
        H9443 [10SE]
      ------ensure that all dogs and cats used by research facilities 
        are obtained legally (see H.R. 3907), H11711 [22OC]
      ------issue a Multinational Species Conservation Funds 
        Semipostal Stamp (see H.R. 1454), H4130 [30MR]
      ------prohibit certain conduct relative to the use of horses for 
        human consumption (see H.R. 503), H1248 [11FE]
      ------prohibit conducting of invasive research on great apes 
        (see H.R. 1326), H11298 [13OC]
      Armed Forces: anniversary of activation of Army Reserve Echo 
        Co., 100th Battalion, 442d Infantry Regiment in the Northern 
        Mariana Islands and Guam (see H. Con. Res. 199), H12142 [29OC]
      ------enhance readiness by replacing current ``Don't Ask, Don't 
        Tell'' policy concerning homosexuality with a policy of 
        nondiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation (see H.R. 
        1283), H2924 [3MR]
      ------ensure commissioned officers in a Reserve component are 
        able to retire in the highest grade in which they have 
        successfully served (see H.R. 1688), H14982 [15DE]
      ------honor service and achievements of female members and 
        veterans (see H. Res. 868), H11740 [23OC]
      ------honor service and achievements of female members and 
        veterans, commend those currently serving in Iraq and 
        Afghanistan, and ensure receipt of adequate combat training 
        (see H. Res. 904), H13001 [16NO]
      ------mint coins in commemoration of the establishment of the 
        Medal of Honor (see H.R. 1209), H3835 [24MR]
      ------prohibit retaliatory personnel actions against members who 
        testify about their sexual orientation in a congressional 
        hearing or regarding the policy on homosexuality in the Armed 
        Forces (see H.R. 4180), H13466 [2DE]
      ------prohibit the unauthorized use of names and images of 
        members (see H.R. 2304), H6620 [11JN]
      ------provide special pays and allowances to certain members and 
        expand concurrent receipt of military retirement and VA 
        disability benefits to disabled military retirees (see H.R. 
        2990), H7251 [24JN]
      ------provide vouchers for postal benefits for personal 
        correspondence and small parcels to members serving or 
        hospitalized overseas, and make such vouchers transferable 
        (see H.R. 707), H601 [27JA]
      ------recognize significant contributions of the Military 
        Working Dog (MWD) Program (see H. Res. 812), H11111 [7OC]
      ------require military decorations, ribbons, badges, medals, 
        insignia, and other uniform accouterments be produced in the 
        U.S. (see H.R. 2856), H6743 [12JN]
      ------specify minimum time periods between deployment of units 
        and members of the military to Iraq and Afghanistan (see H.R. 
        1052), H1519 [12FE] (see H.R. 3449), H9275 [31JY]
      ------treat service as a member of the Alaska Territorial Guard 
        during World War II as active service for purposes of retired 
        pay (see H.R. 744), H2926 [3MR]
      Armed Forces Day: observance (see H. Res. 377), H4999 [29AP]
      Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month: observance (see H. Res. 
        435), H5581 [13MY]
      Berlin Airlift: anniversary (see H. Res. 398), H9999 [25SE]
      Borel, Calvin: tribute (see H. Res. 429), H6077 [2JN]
      Burns, Robert: tribute (see H. Res. 169), H5793 [19MY]
      Capitol Building and Grounds: authorize use of Emancipation Hall 
        for event to celebrate the birthday of King Kamehameha (see H. 
        Con. Res. 80), H3834 [24MR]
      Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: establish a grant 
        program to provide vision care to children (see H.R. 577), 
        H2603 [23FE]
      ------provide grants for the training of graduate medical 
        residents in preventive medicine and public health (see H.R. 
        916), H2603 [23FE]
      Chicago, IL: encourage selection by the International Olympic 
        Committee to host 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games (see H. 
        Res. 538), H6973 [17JN]
      Children and youth: provide for evidence-based and promising 
        practices related to juvenile delinquency and criminal street 
        gang activity prevention and intervention (see H.R. 1064), 
        H6538 [10JN]
      ------update the national school nutrition standards for foods 
        and beverages sold outside of school meals to conform to 
        current nutrition science (see H.R. 1324), H10070 [29SE]
      China: anniversary of persecution of Falun Gong (see H. Res. 
        605), H8185 [15JY]
      ------support detained human rights activists Huang Qi and Tan 
        Zuoren relative to investigation of the role poor construction 
        and corruption played in death of children in school collapses 
        during Sichuan earthquake (see H. Res. 877), H12141 [29OC]
      Civil rights: improve remedies for discrimination in the payment 
        of wages based on sex (see H.R. 12), H28 [6JA]
      Clothing industry: improve accuracy of fur products labeling 
        (see H.R. 2480), H13002 [16NO]
      Coastal zones: develop a Federal ocean and coastal mapping plan 
        for the Great Lakes and coastal State waters, the territorial 
        sea, the exclusive economic zone, and the Continental Shelf 
        (see H.R. 365), H158 [9JA]
      Cold War Veterans Recognition Day: support goals and ideals (see 
        H. Res. 900), H13069 [17NO]
      Colleges and universities: permit States to determine residency 
        standards for higher education purposes and cancel removal and 
        adjust status of certain long-term resident alien students 
        (see H.R. 1751), H8960 [28JY]
      Commission on Financial Crisis Accountability: establish (see 
        H.R. 768), H923 [3FE]
      Commission on Recognition of Indian Tribes: establish (see H.R. 
        3690), H10455 [1OC]
      Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Latin 
        Americans of Japanese Descent: establish (see H.R. 42), H3641 
        [18MR]
      Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions: tribute 
        (see H. Res. 535), H6618 [11JN]
      Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination 
        Against Women: ratification (see H. Res. 22), H1160 [10FE]
      Coral Reef Conservation Act: reauthorize (see H.R. 860), H1042 
        [4FE]
      Courts: create and extend certain temporary district court 
        judgeships (see H.R. 4089), H13068 [17NO]
      ------strengthen enforcement of spousal court-ordered property 
        distributions (see H.R. 610), H4840 [27AP]
      Cousteau, Jacques-Yves: tribute (see H. Res. 518), H6416 [9JN]
      Credit: permanently increase conforming loan limits for the 
        housing-related Government-sponsored enterprises and the FHA 
        maximum mortgage amount limitations (see H.R. 2483), H5791 
        [19MY]
      ------protect consumers from usury (see H.R. 1640), H6266 [4JN]
      ------provide for enhanced disclosure under an open end credit 
        plan (see H.R. 627), H3402 [12MR]
      Crime: provide Federal assistance to States, local 
        jurisdictions, and Indian tribes to prosecute hate crimes (see 
        H.R. 1913), H4520 [2AP]
      Cuba: lift trade embargo (see H.R. 2272), H5306 [6MY]
      ------lift travel restrictions (see H.R. 874), H4129 [30MR]
      de Veuster, Damien: canonization (see H. Res. 786), H10408 
        [30SE]
      Defense of Marriage Act: repeal and ensure respect for State 
        regulation of marriage (see H.R. 3567), H9548 [15SE]
      Dept. of Commerce: adapt lessons of foreign aid to 
        underdeveloped economies to provision of Federal economic 
        development assistance to remote Native American communities 
        (see H.R. 2507), H5792 [19MY]
      ------anniversary of Minority Business Development Agency (see 
        H. Res. 215), H4735 [23AP]
      ------establish a National Harmful Algal Bloom and Hypoxia 
        Program (see H.R. 3650), H11869 [27OC]
      ------establish NOAA and a National Climate Enterprise (see H.R. 
        2685), H6154 [3JN]
      ------make grants to coastal States for surveys of coastal and 
        Federal waters to identify areas suitable for exploration, 
        development, and production of renewable energy (see H.R. 
        1690), H11298 [13OC]
      Dept. of Defense: anniversary of military aviation (see H. Res. 
        445), H7251 [24JN]
      ------develop and implement a plan to provide chiropractic 
        health care services and benefits as part of the TRICARE 
        program (see H.R. 484), H195 [13JA]
      ------promote reform and independence in the oversight of 
        weapons system acquisition (see H.R. 2101), H5401 [7MY]
      ------submit a report to Congress outlining the exit strategy 
        for U.S. forces from Afghanistan (see H.R. 2404), H5663 [14MY]
      Dept. of Education: establish the Honorable Stephanie Tubbs 
        Jones Fire Suppression Demonstration Incentive Program to 
        promote installation of fire sprinkler systems in student 
        housing and dormitories (see H.R. 2136), H7837 [8JY]
      ------provide grants to States to ensure that students complete 
        the middle grades prepared for success in high school and 
        postsecondary endeavors (see H.R. 3006), H8495 [21JY]
      ------reauthorize Impact Aid Program (see H.R. 2280), H9397 
        [9SE]
      Dept. of Energy: provide assistance for ultra efficient vehicles 
        under the Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Incentive 
        Program (see H.R. 1382), H4251 [31MR]
      Dept. of HHS: authorize a grant to a qualified youth-serving 
        organization for recruiting and preparing students for careers 
        and volunteer opportunities as health care professionals (see 
        H.R. 2946), H13267 [18NO]
      ------authorize grants for treatment and support services for 
        Alzheimer's disease patients and their families (see H.R. 
        4123), H15504 [16DE]
      ------establish a grant program to assist in the provision of 
        safety measures to protect social workers and other 
        professionals who work with at-risk populations (see H.R. 
        1490), H7706 [26JN]
      ------establish permanent national surveillance systems for 
        multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, and other 
        neurological diseases and disorders (see H.R. 1362), H5097 
        [4MY]
      ------provide for a health survey regarding Native Hawaiians and 
        other Pacific Islanders (see H.R. 2581), H6010 [21MY]
      ------provide for health data regarding Native Hawaiians and 
        other Pacific Islanders (see H.R. 3680), H10458 [1OC]
      ------reauthorize special diabetes programs for type I diabetes 
        and Indians (see H.R. 3668), H14744 [10DE]
      ------revise and expand the 340B Drug Pricing Program to improve 
        provision of discounts on drug purchases for certain safety 
        net providers (see H.R. 444), H1045 [4FE]
      Dept. of Labor: permit establishment of Job Corps centers in 
        territories (see H.R. 3181), H8008 [10JY]
      Dept. of Peace: establish (see H.R. 808), H920 [3FE]
      Dept. of State: provide assistance to eradicate trafficking in 
        children in eligible countries through implementation of Child 
        Protection Compacts (see H.R. 2737), H9282 [31JY]
      Dept. of the Interior: authorize Indian tribes to enter into 
        certain leases without prior express approval (see H.R. 2523), 
        H8356 [17JY]
      ------conduct a study to determine the suitability and 
        feasibility of including certain lands on the northern coast 
        of Maui, HI, in the National Park System (see H.R. 2603), 
        H6011 [21MY]
      ------conduct a study to determine the suitability and 
        feasibility of including the Ka'u Coast in Hawaii as a unit of 
        the National Park System (see H.R. 2602), H6011 [21MY]
      ------establish and operate a visitor facility for the Marianas 
        Trench Marine National Monument (see H.R. 3511), H11298 [13OC]
      ------study suitability and feasibility of designating the 
        Honouliuli Internment Camp in Hawaii as a unit of the National 
        Park System (see H.R. 2079), H4732 [23AP]
      Dept. of the Navy: redesignate as the Dept. of the Navy and 
        Marine Corps (see H.R. 24), H780 [28JA]
      Dept. of Transportation: study and establish a motor vehicle 
        safety standard that provides for a means of alerting blind 
        and other pedestrians of motor vehicle operation (see H.R. 
        734), H1159 [10FE]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: clarify presumptions relating to 
        exposure of certain veterans who served in the vicinity of 
        Vietnam (see H.R. 2254), H8100 [14JY]
      ------improve outreach programs (see H.R. 32), H9962 [24SE]
      ------include participation in clean-up operations at Enewetok 
        Atoll as a radiation-risk activity (see H.R. 1631), H3704 
        [19MR]
      ------repeal requirement for reduction of survivor annuities 
        under the Survivor Benefit Plan to offset the receipt of 
        veterans' dependency and indemnity compensation (see H.R. 
        775), H1607 [13FE]
      Disasters: ensure availability and affordability of homeowners' 
        insurance coverage for catastrophic events (see H.R. 2555), 
        H6009 [21MY]
      ------express condolences for loss of life and injuries caused 
        by earthquakes and tsunami in American Samoa and Samoa and 
        support relief efforts to survivors (see H. Res. 816), H11166 
        [8OC]
      Discrimination: clarify that a discriminatory compensation 
        decision or other practice that is unlawful occurs each time 
        compensation is paid pursuant to the compensation decision or 
        other practice (see H.R. 11), H27 [6JA]
      Diseases: address the lack of adequate housing as a barrier to 
        effective HIV prevention, treatment, and care, and commit to 
        providing adequate funding for developing housing as a 
        response to the AIDS pandemic (see H. Con. Res. 137), H6075 
        [2JN]
      ------encourage State and local public health departments and 
        all health care providers to adhere to Centers for Disease 
        Control and Prevention guidelines relative to H1N1 influenza 
        (see H. Res. 932), H14877 [14DE]
      ------establish a National Acquired Bone Marrow Failure Disease 
        Registry and authorize research on acquired bone marrow 
        failure diseases (see H.R. 1230), H2873 [26FE]
      ------increase awareness of risks of breast cancer in young 
        women and provide support for young women diagnosed with 
        breast cancer (see H.R. 1740), H4130 [30MR]
      ------provide for arthritis research and public health (see H.R. 
        1210), H3402 [12MR]
      ------support research and public awareness activities relative 
        to inflammatory bowel disease (see H.R. 2275), H11458 [15OC]
      Education: encourage teaching of U.S. Constitution to high 
        school students in their senior year (see H. Res. 686), H9057 
        [29JY]
      ------expand quality programs of early childhood home visitation 
        that increase school readiness, child abuse and neglect 
        prevention, and early identification of developmental and 
        health delays (see H.R. 2205), H5582 [13MY]
      ------improve and expand geographic literacy among students by 
        improving professional development programs for teachers 
        offered through institutions of higher education (see H.R. 
        1240), H5097 [4MY]
      ------improve early education (see H.R. 702), H601 [27JA]
      ------recognize roles and contributions of teachers to building 
        and enhancing civic, cultural, and economic well being (see H. 
        Res. 374), H5064 [30AP]
      ------stimulate collaboration with respect to, and provide for 
        coordination and coherence of, science, technology, 
        engineering, and mathematics education initiatives (see H.R. 
        2710), H7147 [23JN]
      ------strengthen communities through English literacy and civic 
        education for new citizens (see H.R. 3249), H9342 [8SE]
      Elementary and Secondary Education Act: improve academic content 
        standards for physical education (see H.R. 1585), H3749 [23MR]
      Employment: allow Americans to earn paid sick time to address 
        their own health needs and the health needs of their families 
        (see H.R. 2460), H5711 [18MY]
      ------prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation 
        or gender identity (see H.R. 3017), H7249 [24JN]
      ERISA: provide emergency protection for retiree health benefits 
        (see H.R. 1322), H5485 [12MY]
      Executive departments: prohibit the President or any other 
        official from knowingly and willfully misleading the Congress 
        or the people of the U.S. to gain support for the use of Armed 
        Forces (see H.R. 743), H777 [28JA]
      Fair Labor Standards Act: strengthen child labor provisions (see 
        H.R. 3564), H15503 [16DE]
      Family and Medical Leave Act: clarify eligibility requirements 
        relative to airline flight crews (see H.R. 912), H1079 [9FE]
      Family Violence Prevention and Services Act: reauthorize (see 
        H.R. 4116), H13629 (see H.R. 4116), H14372 [8DE]
      FDA: provide with certain authority to regulate tobacco products 
        (see H.R. 1256), H2923 [3MR]
      Federal employees: provide benefits to domestic partners (see 
        H.R. 2517), H6156 [3JN]
      ------provide coverage of acupuncturist services under the 
        Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (see H.R. 646), 
        H5169 [5MY]
      Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act: preserve ability to file 
        State product liability lawsuits relative to defective medical 
        devices (see H.R. 1346), H4064 [26MR]
      ------preserve effectiveness of medically important antibiotics 
        used in treatment of human and animal diseases (see H.R. 
        1549), H12141 [29OC]
      Federal Water Pollution Control Act: clarify that fill material 
        cannot be comprised of waste (see H.R. 1310), H2979 [4MR]
      FEMA: establish a program to provide grant assistance to States 
        for the rehabilitation and repair of deficient dams (see H.R. 
        1770), H13550 [7DE]
      Filipino American History Month: observance (see H. Res. 780), 
        H10521 [6OC]
      Financial institutions: authorize interest-bearing transaction 
        accounts at depository institutions (see H.R. 4067), H13387 
        [1DE]
      Fish and fishing: improve conservation of sharks (see H.R. 81), 
        H31 [6JA]
      ------strengthen enforcement mechanisms to stop illegal, 
        unreported, and unregulated fishing (see H.R. 1080), H1605 
        [13FE]
      Food: require disclosure of nutritional information on food 
        offered for sale in food service establishments (see H.R. 
        1398), H3104 [9MR]
      Foreign policy: ensure that U.S. policy reflects appropriate 
        understanding and sensitivity on human rights, ethnic 
        cleansing, and genocide documented in U.S. record on the 
        Armenian Genocide (see H. Res. 252), H3527 [17MR]
      FRS: reform manner in which GAO audits the FRS Board of 
        Governors and the manner in which such audits are reported 
        (see H.R. 1207), H2872 [26FE]
      Gambling: delay compliance date for certain regulations relative 
        to prohibition on funding of unlawful Internet gambling (see 
        H.R. 2266), H7706 [26JN]
      ------provide for Dept. of the Treasury licensing of Internet 
        gambling, consumer protections, and enforcement of the tax 
        code (see H.R. 2267), H7706 [26JN]
      Girl Scouts: mint coins in commemoration of centennial of 
        establishment (see H.R. 621), H6306 [8JN]
      Government regulations: make certain regulations have no force 
        or effect (see H.R. 570), H380 [15JA]
      Guam War Claims Review Commission: implement recommendations 
        (see H.R. 44), H29 [6JA]
      Harris County, TX: Aldine Independent School District recipient 
        of Broad Foundations Broad Prize for Urban Education (see H. 
        Res. 791), H10456 [1OC]
      Hawaii: convert temporary Federal judgeship to a permanent 
        judgeship (see H.R. 1272), H2924 [3MR]
      ------establish a memorial to honor those forcibly relocated to 
        the Kalaupapa Peninsula (see H.R. 410), H160 [9JA]
      Health: achieve access to comprehensive primary health care 
        services and reform organization of primary care delivery 
        through Community Health Center and National Health Service 
        Corps programs expansion (see H.R. 1296), H2978 [4MR]
      ------ensure health care needs of women and all individuals are 
        met (see H. Con. Res. 48), H3105 [9MR]
      ------ensure that health insurance issuers and medical 
        malpractice insurance issuers cannot engage in price fixing, 
        bid rigging, or market allocations to the detriment of 
        competition and consumers (see H.R. 3596), H10409 [30SE]
      ------expand access to preventive health care services that help 
        reduce unintended pregnancy, reduce the number of abortions, 
        and improve access to women's health care (see H.R. 463), H194 
        [13JA]
      ------incorporate sustainable wellness programs in national 
        health care system to address underlying causal factors 
        associated with chronic disease (see H. Con. Res. 58), H5000 
        [29AP]
      ------national policy to provide health care and reform 
        insurance procedures (see H.R. 676), H1248 [11FE]
      ------permit Federal funding for syringe exchange programs to 
        reduce transmission of bloodborne pathogens, including HIV and 
        viral hepatitis (see H.R. 179), H34 [6JA]
      ------provide for embryonic stem cell research (see H.R. 873), 
        H3105 [9MR]
      ------reduce adolescent pregnancy, HIV rates, and other sexually 
        transmitted diseases (see H.R. 1551), H4584 [21AP]
      ------support efforts to reduce infant mortality (see H. Res. 
        260), H6156 [3JN]
      Health care facilities: establish direct care registered nurse-
        to-patient staffing ratio requirements in hospitals (see H.R. 
        2273), H5306 [6MY]
      ------recognize value, benefits, and importance of community 
        health centers (see H. Con. Res. 144), H8009 [10JY]
      Health care professionals: increase number of primary care 
        physicians and primary care providers and improve patient 
        access to primary care services (see H.R. 2350), H5483 [12MY]
      Higher Education Act: amend (see H.R. 3221), H8873 [27JY]
      ------repeal provisions prohibiting persons convicted of drug 
        offenses from receiving student financial assistance (see H.R. 
        3295), H8585 [22JY]
      Hinduism: recognize the holiday of Diwali (see H. Res. 798), 
        H11168 [8OC]
      History: mint coins in commemoration of the bicentennial of the 
        writing of the ``Star-Spangled Banner'' and the War of 1812 
        (see H.R. 2097), H7947 [9JY]
      Home Safety Month: designate (see H. Res. 543), H6904 [16JN]
      Hospitals: provide emergency contraceptives to women who are 
        survivors of sexual assault (see H.R. 1236), H2874 [26FE]
      Immigration: allow U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents 
        to sponsor their permanent partners for U.S. residence (see 
        H.R. 1024), H1517 [12FE]
      ------compensate States for incarcerating undocumented aliens 
        charged with a felony or two or more misdemeanors (see H.R. 
        1314), H15503 [16DE]
      ------eliminate the ``widow penalty'' by allowing petitions for 
        legal permanent residency by noncitizen surviving spouses of 
        U.S. citizens to be adjudicated (see H.R. 1870), H4518 [2AP]
      ------exempt children of certain Filipino World War II veterans 
        from numerical limitations on immigrant visas (see H.R. 2412), 
        H5664 [14MY]
      ------reform (see H.R. 4321), H14981 [15DE]
      ------reform detention procedures (see H.R. 1215), H9550 [15SE]
      Immigration and Nationality Act: promote family unity (see H.R. 
        2709), H6263 [4JN]
      Insurance: prohibit pre-existing condition exclusions for 
        children in group health plans and health insurance coverage 
        in the group and individual markets (see H.R. 1619), H4584 
        [21AP]
      ------require coverage of minimum hospital stays for 
        mastectomies, lumpectomies, and lymph node dissection relative 
        to breast cancer and coverage for secondary consultations (see 
        H.R. 1691), H9397 [9SE]
      International Day for the Abolition of Slavery: observance (see 
        H. Res. 929), H13521 [3DE]
      Jim Saxton Post Office Building, Mount Holly, NJ: designate (see 
        H.R. 986), H4583 [21AP]
      Johnson, Jim: tribute (see H. Res. 693), H9671 [16SE]
      Kalas, Harry: tribute (see H. Res. 350), H6307 [8JN]
      Korea, Democratic People's Republic of: urge the granting of 
        clemency to Laura Ling and Euna Lee and support efforts to 
        secure their release (see H. Res. 555), H8010 [10JY]
      Labor unions: establish efficient system to enable employees to 
        form, join, or assist labor organizations and provide for 
        mandatory injunctions for unfair labor practices during 
        organizing efforts (see H.R. 1409), H3144 [10MR]
      Lim Poon Lee Post Office, San Francisco, CA: designate (see H.R. 
        3119), H8026 [13JY]
      Louisiana HonorAir Day: designate (see H. Res. 828), H11462 
        [16OC]
      Marine mammals: promote international whale conservation, 
        protection, and research (see H.R. 2455), H13354 [19NO]
      McCourt, Frank: tribute (see H. Res. 743), H9731 [17SE]
      Medicaid: cover physician services delivered by podiatric 
        physicians to ensure access by beneficiaries to appropriate 
        quality foot and ankle care (see H.R. 1625), H4915 [28AP]
      ------permit States the option to provide coverage for low-
        income individuals infected with HIV (see H.R. 1616), H6266 
        [4JN]
      ------provide payment parity for certain territories (see H.R. 
        2680), H6267 [4JN]
      ------provide the disabled and elderly with equal access to 
        community-based attendant services (see H.R. 1670), H4688 
        [22AP]
      ------restore and protect access to discount drug prices for 
        university-based and safety-net clinics (see H.R. 398), H1080 
        [9FE]
      Medicare: allow beneficiaries direct access to physical 
        therapists without a physician referral (see H.R. 1829), H8303 
        [16JY]
      ------deliver a meaningful drug benefit and lower prescription 
        drug prices (see H.R. 684), H525 [26JA]
      ------establish a prospective payment system for covered 
        services provided by federally qualified health centers and 
        expand such services to account for certain other expansions 
        (see H.R. 1643), H11167 [8OC]
      ------extend reasonable cost contracts (see H.R. 2501), H6015 
        [21MY]
      ------improve access to, and increase utilization of, bone mass 
        measurement benefits (see H.R. 1894), H6807 [15JN]
      ------phase-out waiting period for coverage of disabled 
        individuals and waive waiting period for people with life-
        threatening illnesses (see H.R. 1708), H4251 [31MR]
      ------provide continued coverage for immunosuppressive drugs 
        furnished to beneficiaries that have received a kidney 
        transplant and whose coverage would otherwise expire (see H.R. 
        1458), H8025 [13JY]
      ------provide coverage for the shingles vaccine (see H.R. 1038), 
        H1518 [12FE]
      ------provide coverage of acupuncturist services (see H.R. 646), 
        H5169 [5MY]
      ------provide for consolidated coverage of home infusion drug 
        therapy (see H.R. 574), H3145 [10MR]
      ------repeal outpatient rehabilitation therapy caps (see H.R. 
        43), H2632 [24FE]
      ------restore payments for home oxygen therapy through the 
        beneficiary's period of medical need (see H.R. 2373), H8586 
        [22JY]
      Mental Health Month: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 437), 
        H5666 [14MY]
      Mitchell, George J.: support appointment as Special Envoy for 
        Middle East Peace (see H. Res. 130), H3078 [6MR]
      Mother's Day: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 388), H5097 
        [4MY]
      Music and dance: anniversary of recording of album ``Kind of 
        Blue'' and reaffirm jazz as a national treasure (see H. Res. 
        894), H12456 [5NO]
      NASA: award Congressional Gold Medal to Neil A. Armstrong, Edwin 
        E. (Buzz) Aldrin, Michael Collins, and John Glenn (see H.R. 
        2245), H8025 [13JY]
      National Asian American and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness 
        Day: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 439), H5666 [14MY]
      National Brain Injury Awareness Month: designate (see H. Res. 
        178), H3338 [11MR]
      National Day of Service and Remembrance: observance (see H. Res. 
        718), H9343 [8SE]
      National Diabetes Month: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 
        914), H13266 [18NO]
      National Institute for Minority Health and Health Disparities: 
        designate (see H.R. 2778), H7706 [26JN]
      National Job Corps Day: designate (see H. Con. Res. 163), H7837 
        [8JY]
      National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month: support goals and 
        ideals (see H. Res. 727), H10071 [29SE]
      National security: enhance safety of U.S. ports of entry (see 
        H.R. 1655), H3705 [19MR]
      National Teacher Day: establish (see H. Res. 403), H5169 [5MY]
      National Travel and Tourism Week: designate (see H. Con. Res. 
        105), H5582 [13MY]
      National Women's Health Week: support goals and ideals (see H. 
        Con. Res. 120), H5307 [6MY]
      Native Americans: extend Federal recognition to the 
        Chickahominy, Chickahominy-Eastern Division, Mattaponi, Upper 
        Mattaponi, Rappahannock, Monacan, and Nansemond Tribes (see 
        H.R. 1385), H3402 [12MR]
      ------provide for the recognition of the Lumbee Tribe of North 
        Carolina (see H.R. 31), H29 [6JA]
      Native Hawaiian Health Care Improvement Act: revise and extend 
        (see H.R. 4024), H12364 [4NO]
      NCAA: prohibit receipt of Federal funds by a university that 
        participates in Division I Football Bowl Subdivision unless 
        the national championship game of such Subdivision is the 
        culmination of a playoff system (see H.R. 599), H1607 [13FE]
      New York LPD 21 (U.S.S.): commissioning (see H. Res. 856), 
        H11791 [26OC]
      New York Yankees (baseball team): tribute (see H. Res. 893), 
        H12456 [5NO]
      NOAA: establish education and watershed programs which advance 
        environmental literacy, including preparedness and 
        adaptability for the likely impacts of climate change in 
        coastal watershed regions (see H.R. 3644), H12365 [4NO]
      ------establish Salmon Stronghold Partnership program (see H.R. 
        2055), H8495 [21JY]
      Nobel Prize: recognition of President Obama for peace (see H. 
        Res. 864), H13002 [16NO]
      Noncommissioned Officer Corps of the U.S. Army: recognize 
        service, sacrifice, honor, and professionalism (see H.J. Res. 
        44), H8586 [22JY]
      Northern Mariana Islands: convey certain submerged lands (see 
        H.R. 934), H3338 [11MR]
      Nuclear weapons: support a national day of remembrance for 
        workers of the U.S. nuclear weapons program (see H. Res. 790), 
        H11112 [7OC]
      Occupational Safety and Health Act: expand coverage, increase 
        protections for whistleblowers, and increase penalties for 
        violators (see H.R. 2067), H4731 [23AP]
      Oceans: establish a national ocean policy, strengthen NOAA, and 
        establish a national and regional ocean governance structure 
        (see H.R. 21), H163 [9JA]
      Olympic Day: observance (see H. Res. 538), H6973 [17JN]
      Palmer, Arnold: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 1243), 
        H4064 [26MR]
      Peace Corps: issue semipostal stamp (see H.R. 336), H1159 [10FE]
      ------provide continued funding and increase readjustment 
        allowance for returning volunteers (see H.R. 1066), H2836 
        [25FE]
      Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury (PABI): recognize as the leading 
        cause of death and disability of children and young adults and 
        endorse the National Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan (see 
        H. Con. Res. 198), H11298 [13OC]
      Political campaigns: reform financing of House of 
        Representatives elections (see H.R. 1826), H4584 [21AP]
      Postal Service: allow payment of share of contributions for 
        annuitants' health benefits out of the Postal Service Retiree 
        Health Benefits Fund (see H.R. 22), H1248 [11FE]
      Poverty: express that the U.S. has a moral responsibility to 
        meet the needs of the impoverished, disadvantaged, or 
        otherwise in poverty (see H. Con. Res. 102), H4581 [21AP]
      Power resources: enhance energy independence and economic and 
        national security, conserve energy use, promote innovation, 
        achieve lower emissions, cleaner air, cleaner water, and 
        cleaner land (see H.R. 2227), H5095 [4MY]
      Public Lands Corps Act: provide service-learning opportunities 
        on public lands, restore natural, cultural, historic, 
        archeological, recreational, and scenic resources, train new 
        land managers, and promote public service (see H.R. 1612), 
        H6539 [10JN]
      Puerto Rico: provide for a federally sanctioned self-
        determination process (see H.R. 2499), H5791 [19MY]
      Pulaski, Casimir: confer honorary citizenship (see H.J. Res. 
        26), H2886 [2MR]
      Real estate: impose a moratorium on the Home Valuation Code of 
        Conduct (see H.R. 3044), H9342 [8SE]
      Ronald Reagan Centennial Commission: establish (see H.R. 131), 
        H922 [3FE]
      Social Security: extend and improve the State Children's Health 
        Insurance Program (see H.R. 2), H194 [13JA]
      ------repeal Government pension offset and windfall elimination 
        provisions (see H.R. 235), H2632 [24FE]
      Social Work Reinvestment Commission: establish (see H.R. 795), 
        H919 [3FE]
      Sultana (vessel): anniversary of boiler explosion disaster (see 
        H. Res. 329), H4584 [21AP]
      Susan G. Komen for the Cure (organization): observe anniversary 
        of Susan G. Komen National Race for the Cure and commend 
        transition to Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure (see H. 
        Con. Res. 109), H6016 [21MY]
      Takamiyama Daigoro: honor contributions to Sumo wrestling and to 
        U.S.-Japan relations (see H. Res. 479), H6013 [21MY]
      Taxation: allow an offset against income tax refunds to pay for 
        State judicial debts that are past due (see H.R. 1956), H6076 
        [2JN]
      ------allow carryback of certain net operating losses (see H.R. 
        2452), H11458 [15OC]
      ------allow taxpayers to designate a portion of their income tax 
        payment to provide assistance to homeless veterans (see H.R. 
        147), H8025 [13JY]
      ------codify exclusion from gross income of medical care 
        provided for Indians (see H.R. 3608), H9808 [22SE]
      ------encourage alternative energy investments and job creation 
        (see H.R. 1835), H4395 [1AP]
      ------expand the rehabilitation credit for older buildings (see 
        H.R. 3715), H10456 [1OC]
      ------expand the tip tax credit to employers of cosmetologists 
        and promote tax compliance in the cosmetology sector (see H.R. 
        3724), H10518 [6OC]
      ------extend the first-time homebuyer credit for Armed Services 
        members serving outside the U.S. (see H.R. 2562), H6415 [9JN]
      ------make permanent the special rule for contributions of 
        qualified conservation contributions (see H.R. 1831), H8708 
        [23JY]
      ------modify application of the tonnage tax on vessels operating 
        in the dual U.S. domestic and foreign trades (see H.R. 3049), 
        H7445 [25JN]
      ------modify the first-time homebuyer credit (see H.R. 1993), 
        H10070 [29SE]
      ------provide incentives for employer-provided wellness programs 
        (see H.R. 3490), H9277 [31JY]
      ------reduce tax on beer (see H.R. 836), H3402 [12MR]
      ------restrict use of abusive tax shelters and offshore tax 
        havens to inappropriately avoid Federal taxation (see H.R. 
        1265), H2923 [3MR]
      Telephones: facilitate nationwide availability of 2-1-1 
        telephone service for information and referral on health and 
        human services (see H.R. 211), H13001 [16NO]
      Television: provide for carriage and display of public, 
        educational, and government channels in a manner consistent 
        with commercial channels (see H.R. 3745), H13387 [1DE]
      Transportation: ensure that all transportation system users can 
        travel safely and conveniently on and across federally funded 
        streets and highways (see H.R. 1443), H8873 [27JY]
      Transportation Security Administration: enhance personnel system 
        (see H.R. 1881), H4735 [23AP]
      Treaties and agreements: review existing trade agreements, 
        renegotiate such agreements based on the reviews, set terms 
        for future agreements, and strengthen congressional trade 
        policymaking (see H.R. 3012), H7248 [24JN]
      Truth in Lending Act: establish fair and transparent practices 
        related to marketing and provision of overdraft coverage 
        programs at depository institutions (see H.R. 3904), H12045 
        [28OC]
      ------prohibit unfair practices in electronic payment system 
        networks (see H.R. 2382), H13354 [19NO]
      U.N.: anniversary of adoption of Convention for the Suppression 
        of the Traffic of Persons and of the Exploitation of the 
        Prostitution of Others (see H. Res. 929), H13521 [3DE]
      Uganda: develop a strategy to support efforts to protect 
        civilians and eliminate threat posed by the Lord's Resistance 
        Army and authorize funds for relief, reconstruction, and 
        transitional justice (see H.R. 2478), H7446 [25JN]
      University of Washington: tribute to women's softball team (see 
        H. Res. 517), H8101 [14JY]
      Veterans: clarify meaning of ``combat with the enemy'' for 
        purposes of service-connection of disabilities (see H.R. 952), 
        H5485 [12MY]
      ------expand eligibility for concurrent receipt of military 
        retired pay or combat-related compensation with service-
        connected disability benefits and eliminate phase-in period 
        for such benefits (see H.R. 333), H603 [27JA]
      ------issue commemorative postage stamp to honor disabled 
        veterans (see H. Con. Res. 114), H4999 [29AP]
      Vietnam: call for release of imprisoned bloggers and cyber 
        activists and respect Internet freedom (see H. Res. 672), 
        H9492 [14SE]
      Vietnamese Refugees Day: designate (see H. Res. 342), H4735 
        [23AP]
      Voting: promote use of the Internet by State and local election 
        officials in carrying out voter registration activities (see 
        H.R. 1719), H13521 [3DE]
      ------require a voter-verified permanent paper ballot (see H.R. 
        2894), H6902 [16JN]
      Washington (State): honor citizen-soldiers, including the 81st 
        Brigade Combat Team (Heavy) of the Washington Army National 
        Guard and Air National Guard (see H. Res. 627), H9207 [30JY]
      White House Conference on Children and Youth: convene (see H.R. 
        618), H442 [21JA]
      Wildlife: prevent introduction and establishment of nonnative 
        invasive wildlife species that negatively impact the economy, 
        environment, or human or animal health (see H.R. 669), H525 
        [26JA]
      Women: improve prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart 
        disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases in women 
        (see H.R. 1032), H1518 [12FE]
      Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP): award a Congressional Gold 
        Medal (see H.R. 2014), H4580 [21AP]
      World War II: award Congressional Gold Medal to the 100th 
        Infantry Battalion and the 442d Regimental Combat Team, U.S. 
        Army (see H.R. 347), H90 [8JA]
      ------tribute to the 30th Infantry Division (Old Hickory) of the 
        U.S. Army (see H. Res. 494), H8026 [13JY]
      Year of the Military Family: designate (see H. Con. Res. 64), 
        H2874 [26FE]
      Yunus, Muhammad: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 2000), 
        H10457 [1OC]
  Bills and resolutions introduced
      Crime: prohibit profiteering and fraud relative to military 
        action, relief, and reconstruction efforts (see H.R. 1667), 
        H3748 [23MR]
      Dept. of HUD: reauthorize programs for housing assistance for 
        Native Hawaiians (see H.R. 709), H601 [27JA]
      Federal employees: provide retirement equity for Federal 
        employees in nonforeign areas outside the 48 contiguous States 
        and the District of Columbia (see H.R. 1266), H2924 [3MR]
      Hawaii: anniversary of statehood (see H. Res. 593), H7705 [26JN]
      ------authorize construction of an Aegis Ashore Test Facility at 
        Pacific Missile Range Facility (see H.R. 4176), H13466 [2DE]
      ------express the policy of the U.S. toward Native Hawaiians and 
        provide a process for the reorganization and recognition of 
        the Native Hawaiian government (see H.R. 862), H1042 [4FE] 
        (see H.R. 1711), H4025 [25MR] (see H.R. 2314), H5398 [7MY]
      Hawai`i Capital National Heritage Area: establish (see H.R. 
        1297), H2978 [4MR]
      Honolulu, HI: recognize reopening of Hawaiian Hall on the 
        anniversary of Bishop Museum (see H. Res. 541), H6743 [12JN]
      Marine Mammal Commission: establish national research program to 
        fund basic and applied research on marine mammals (see H.R. 
        2029), H4686 [22AP]
      NCAA: demand antitrust investigation of the Bowl Championship 
        Series (BCS) and support establishment of a Division I 
        Football Bowl Subdivision Championship playoff system (see H. 
        Res. 68), H382 [15JA]
      SBA: increase loan limits and provide for low-interest 
        refinancing for small businesses (see H.R. 4302), H14877 
        [14DE]
      Sisters of the Sacred Hearts: recognize anniversary of arrival 
        in Hawaii and commend the education of youth in Hawaii, 
        California, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and New Mexico (see H. 
        Con. Res. 81), H4026 [25MR]
      Taxation: exclude from gross income gain on the sale of certain 
        residential leased-fee interests to holders of the leasehold 
        rights (see H.R. 3207), H8099 [14JY]
      ------repeal reduction in deductible portion of business meal 
        and entertainment expenses (see H.R. 3333), H8808 [24JY]
      ------restore deduction for travel expenses of a taxpayer's 
        spouse who accompanies the taxpayer on business travel (see 
        H.R. 562), H380 [15JA]
      Truth in Lending Act: provide coverage for credit cards issued 
        to small businesses (see H.R. 3457), H9276 [31JY]
      Veterans: revise eligibility criteria for presumption of 
        service-connection of certain diseases and disabilities for 
        veterans exposed to ionizing radiation during military service 
        (see H.R. 2573), H6009 [21MY]
  Bills and resolutions relative to
      House of Representatives: dismiss contest of Hawaii's First 
        Congressional District election (see H. Res. 303), H4251 
        [31MR]
  Conference reports
      Dept. of Defense Appropriations for Military Activities and 
        Prescribing Personnel Strengths (H.R. 2647), H10565-H11052 
        [7OC]
  Remarks
      Armed Forces: express condolences for soldiers killed and 
        wounded at Fort Hood, TX (H. Res. 895), H12493 [6NO]
      ------provide special pays and allowances to certain members and 
        expand concurrent receipt of military retirement and VA 
        disability benefits to disabled military retirees (H.R. 2990), 
        H7165 [24JN]
      Capitol Building and Grounds: authorize use of Emancipation Hall 
        for event to celebrate the birthday of King Kamehameha (H. 
        Con. Res. 80), H5199 [6MY]
      de Veuster, Damien: canonization (H. Res. 786), H11321 
        [14OC]
      Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military 
        activities and prescribing personnel strengths (H.R. 2647), 
        H7246 [24JN]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities and 
        prescribing personnel strengths (H.R. 2647), motion to 
        recommit, H7388 [25JN]
      ------missile defense and vehicles and aircraft for combat 
        forces funding through reductions in defense environmental 
        cleanup funding, H7388 [25JN]
      Dept. of Energy: prohibit funding for Consortium for Plant 
        Biotechnology Research Inc., H8151 [15JY]
      Disasters: express condolences for loss of life and injuries 
        caused by earthquakes and tsunami in American Samoa and Samoa 
        and support relief efforts to survivors (H. Res. 816), 
        H11317 [14OC]
      Energy and water development: making appropriations (H.R. 3183), 
        H8151 [15JY]
      Federal employees: transition personnel in nonforeign areas 
        eligible to receive cost-of-living allowance to locality pay, 
        H7165 [24JN]
      Guam War Claims Review Commission: implement recommendations 
        (H.R. 44), H1616 [23FE]
      Hawaii: anniversary of statehood (H. Res. 593), H8840 [27JY]
      ------express the policy of the U.S. toward Native Hawaiians and 
        provide a process for the reorganization and recognition of 
        the Native Hawaiian government (H.R. 862), E210 [4FE]
      Philippines: express condolences to the citizens and support for 
        Philippine Government in aftermath of devastating tropical 
        storms (H. Res. 800), H11327 [14OC]
      Social Security: eligibility of citizens from Palau, the 
        Marshall Islands, and Micronesia for coverage under State 
        Children's Health Insurance Program, H974 [4FE]
      ------extend and improve the State Children's Health Insurance 
        Program (H.R. 2), H263 [14JA]
      ------extend and improve the State Children's Health Insurance 
        Program (H.R. 2), Senate amendment, H974 [4FE]
      Votes: position on missed, H9844 [23SE], H9970 
        [25SE], H12057 [29OC], E715, E727 
        [19MR], E1611 [26JN], E2357 [24SE], 
        E2428 [1OC], E2533 [14OC], E2728 
        [5NO], E2870 [2DE]
  Remarks in House relative to
      House of Representatives: dismiss contest of Hawaii's First 
        Congressional District election (H. Res. 303), H4192 [31MR]
      Leave of absence: granted, H3076 [6MR], H3103 [9MR], H3524 
        [17MR], H10067 [29SE], H11381 [14OC], H11710 [22OC], H11788 
        [26OC], H12195 [2NO], H13383 [1DE], H13625 [8DE], H14874 
        [14DE]
  Reports filed
      Dismiss Contest of Hawaii's First Congressional District 
        Election: Committee on House Administration (House) (H. Res. 
        303) (H. Rept. 111-68), H4249 [31MR]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 303, dismiss contest of Hawaii's First Congressional 
        District election, H4192 [31MR]
  Tributes
      Davis, Miles, E525 [3MR]




ABERDEEN, SD

  Remarks in Senate
      Bricklayers and Allied Craft Workers of the South Dakota 
        Administrative District Council Local 03: anniversary, S9836 
        [24SE]
      Monument to Firefighters: tribute to unveiling, S9926 [29SE]




ABERNATHY, WARREN H.

  Articles and editorials
      Thurmond's Right-Hand Man Dies in Spartanburg, E1544 [23JN]
  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1544 [23JN]
  Remarks in Senate
      Tribute, S6991 [24JN]




ABESS, LEONARD, JR.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E342 [24FE]




ABID, MAESHAL

  Privilege of the floor
      Senate, S8777 [4AU]




ABINGTON TOWNSHIP, PA

  Remarks in House
      America's Promise Alliance: inclusion in list of 100 Best 
        Communities for Young People, E974 [27AP]
      Boy Scouts: anniversary of Troop #72, E1011 [29AP]




ABODE SERVICES (organization)

  Remarks in House
      Anniversary, E861 [2AP]




ABORTION

  Analyses
      Prohibit Federal Funding of Abortions Under Any National Health 
        Care Plan: George Washington University School of Public 
        Health and Health Services, S12673 [8DE]
  Articles and editorials
      After a Devastating Birth Injury, Hope, S2790 [5MR]
      Chinese Victims of Forced Late-Term Abortion Fight Back, S2793 
        [5MR]
      Dr. Tiller's Important Job, H6324 [9JN]
      Obama's `Science' Fiction, S3364 [18MR]
  Bills and resolutions
      Children and youth: establish certain requirements relative to 
        provision of services to minors by certain family planning 
        projects (see H.R. 2752), H6305 [8JN]
      Civil liberties: protect lives of born and unborn persons (see 
        S. 346), S1057 [29JA] (see H.R. 881), H1043 [4FE]
      Contraceptives: prohibit Federal family planning grants from 
        being awarded to any entity that performs abortions (see S. 
        85), S41 [6JA] (see H.R. 614), H441 [21JA]
      Courts: restrict Federal court jurisdiction over abortion-
        related cases by establishing that human life begins at 
        conception (see H.R. 2533), H5891 [20MY]
      ------restrict Federal court jurisdiction over abortion-related 
        cases by establishing that human life begins at fertilization 
        (see H.R. 227), H68 [7JA]
      Crime: prohibit taking minors across State lines to avoid State 
        laws requiring parental notification of abortions (see S. 
        1179), S6185 [4JN] (see H.R. 634), H484 [22JA]
      Discrimination: prohibit against the unborn on the basis of sex 
        or race (see H.R. 1822), H4249 [31MR]
      ------prohibit certain abortion-related discrimination in 
        government activities (see S. 96), S42 [6JA]
      Families and domestic relations: require parental notification 
        and intervention for minors seeking an abortion (see H.R. 
        2061), H4731 [23AP]
      Foreign aid: prohibit application of restrictive eligibility 
        requirements to foreign nongovernmental organizations based on 
        provision of certain health services (see S. 311), S787 [22JA]
      ------prohibit funding of organizations that support coercive 
        abortion or involuntary sterilization (see H.R. 1967), H4522 
        [2AP]
      ------restrict assistance to foreign organizations that perform 
        or actively promote abortions (see H.R. 708), H601 [27JA]
      Health: expand access to preventive health care services that 
        help reduce unintended pregnancy, reduce the number of 
        abortions, and improve access to women's health care (see S. 
        21), S40 [6JA] (see H.R. 463), H194 [13JA]
      ------intensify stem cell research showing evidence of 
        substantial clinical benefit to patients (see H.R. 877), H1042 
        [4FE]
      ------prohibit Federal funding of abortions under any national 
        health care plan (see H. Con. Res. 169), H8809 [24JY]
      ------provide for embryonic stem cell research (see S. 487), 
        S2558 [26FE] (see H.R. 873), H1042 [4FE]
      ------provide for embryonic stem cell research and direct NIH to 
        issue guidelines for such research (see H.R. 872), H1042 [4FE]
      Health care professionals: impose admitting privilege 
        requirements with respect to physicians who perform abortions 
        (see S. 98), S42 [6JA]
      Medicaid: require States to report information on payments to 
        abortion providers (see H.R. 1981), H4579 [21AP]
      Mental health: provide for research on, and services for 
        individuals with, post-abortion depression and psychosis (see 
        H.R. 1350), H3054 [5MR]
      Population: prohibit Federal officials from expending Federal 
        funds for population control or population planning programs 
        or family planning activities (see H.R. 1233), H2874 [26FE]
      Pouillon, Jim: tribute (see H. Res. 759), H9807 [22SE]
      Public welfare programs: allow funds provided to States under 
        the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program to be used 
        for alternative-to-abortion services (see H.R. 636), H484 
        [22JA]
      Schools: prohibit Federal education funding for elementary or 
        secondary schools that provide access to emergency postcoital 
        contraception (see H.R. 2458), H5711 [18MY]
      Tiller, George: condemn murder, express condolences to family, 
        and reject intolerance and the use of violence as a response 
        to a difference in beliefs (see H. Res. 505), H6265 [4JN]
      ------express condolences to family and reject the use of 
        violence to prevent access to reproductive health care or as a 
        response to a difference in beliefs (see S. Res. 187), S6720 
        [17JN]
      Women: assist throughout pregnancy by providing services that 
        will alleviate financial, social, emotional, and other 
        difficulties that may otherwise lead to abortion (see H.R. 
        643), H485 [22JA]
      ------constitutional amendment on equality of rights and 
        reproductive rights (see H.J. Res. 31), H2925 [3MR]
      ------ensure that women seeking an abortion receive an 
        ultrasound and the opportunity to review the ultrasound before 
        giving informed consent to receive an abortion (see H.R. 649), 
        H485 [22JA]
      ------establish programs to decrease need for abortion, help 
        women bear healthy children, and support new parents (see S. 
        270), S598 [15JA] (see S. 1032), S5435 [13MY] (see H.R. 605), 
        H386 [16JA] (see H.R. 2035), H4686 [22AP]
      ------establish programs to reduce number of unplanned 
        pregnancies, decrease need for abortion, help women bear 
        healthy children, and support new parents (see H.R. 3312), 
        H8707 [23JY]
  Bulletins
      Tell Congress--Remove Abortion Funding & Mandates From Needed 
        Health Care Reform: U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, 
        H12437 [5NO]
  Letters
      Prohibit Federal funding of abortions under any national health 
        care plan: C. Everett Koop, S11087 [4NO]
      ------Cindy O'Leary, HOPE Center (organization), S13567 [20DE]
      ------Sadie Fields, Georgia Christian Alliance, S13567 [20DE]
      ------several religious organizations, S12675 [8DE], S13567 
        [20DE]
      ------several Utah citizens, S12678 [8DE]
      ------William F. Murray, Daniel DiNardo, and John Wester, U.S. 
        Conference of Catholic Bishops, S11929 [21NO]
  Memorandums
      Prohibit Federal Funding of Abortions Under Any National Health 
        Care Plan: Jon O. Shimabukuro, Congressional Research Service, 
        S12672 [8DE]
  Press releases
      Health Care Reform Is About Saving Lives, Not Destroying Them: 
        U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, H12437 [5NO]
  Remarks in House
      Bush, George W.: evaluation of administration, H479-H483 [22JA]
      Children and youth: establish certain requirements relative to 
        provision of services to minors by certain family planning 
        projects, H11150 [8OC]
      Civil liberties: pro choice versus right to life, H426-H433 
        [21JA], H927 [4FE], H2957 [4MR], H4233-H4241 [31MR], H6519, 
        H6523-H6529 [10JN]
      ------prohibit interference by the Government with a woman's 
        right to choose to bear a child or terminate a pregnancy, 
        H1232, H1233 [11FE]
      ------prohibit interference by the government with a woman's 
        right to choose to bear a child or terminate a pregnancy, 
        H426-H431 [21JA]
      ------protect lives of born and unborn persons (H.R. 881), E196 
        [4FE]
      ------protect lives of unborn persons, H3828-H3832 [24MR]
      Contraceptives: prohibit Federal family planning grants from 
        being awarded to any entity that performs abortions, H7858 
        [9JY]
      ------prohibit Federal family planning grants from being awarded 
        to any entity that performs abortions (H.R. 614), H427, H428 
        [21JA], H446 [22JA], H13471 [3DE]
      Corp. for National and Community Service: make certain 
        organizations and related activities ineligible for grants, 
        H3605 [18MR]
      Courts: restrict Federal court jurisdiction over abortion-
        related cases by establishing that human life begins at 
        conception (H.R. 2533), E1221 [20MY]
      ------restrict Federal court jurisdiction over abortion-related 
        cases by establishing that human life begins at fertilization 
        (H.R. 227), H66 [7JA]
      Crime: prohibit taking minors across State lines to avoid State 
        laws requiring parental notification of abortions, H428 [21JA]
      Dept. of State: Office of Global Women's Issues funding relative 
        to influence on abortion policy in foreign countries, H6424-
        H6427, H6481-H6483 [10JN], E1375, E1383 [11JN]
      ------prohibit activities in foreign countries to legalize, 
        fund, or promote abortion except in certain cases, H6435 
        [10JN]
      District of Columbia: restrict publicly funded abortions, H6524-
        H6527, H6529 [10JN], H8194-H8198, H8209-H8214, H8265-H8268 
        [16JY], E1828, E1835, E1837 [17JY]
      Families and domestic relations: require parental notification 
        and intervention for minors seeking an abortion, H6526 [10JN]
      Foreign aid: international family planning programs restrictions 
        relative to abortion, H2651 [25FE]
      ------restrict assistance to foreign organizations that perform 
        or actively promote abortions, H3828 [24MR], H6481, H6523, 
        H6524, H6527 [10JN]
      Ginsburg, Ruth Bader: condemn remarks relative to abortion as 
        means of population control, H8069 [14JY], H8188 [16JY]
      Health: expand access to preventive health care services that 
        help reduce unintended pregnancy, reduce the number of 
        abortions, and improve access to women's health care (H.R. 
        463), E86 [14JA]
      ------induced pluripotent stem cell research, H2958-H2960, H2962 
        [4MR]
      ------intensify stem cell research showing evidence of 
        substantial clinical benefit to patients (H.R. 877), H2961 
        [4MR]
      ------prohibit Federal funding of abortions under any national 
        health care plan, H8104 [15JY], H8281-H8287 [16JY], H8571, 
        H8572 [22JY], H8590, H8701 [23JY], H12221, H12222, H12229, 
        H12231 [3NO], H12338 [4NO], H12434-H12441 [5NO], H12551, 
        H12562 [6NO], H12594, H12618, H12838, H12839, H12844, H12849, 
        H12857, H12858, H12881, H12884, H12916, H12921-H12927 [7NO], 
        H14376, H14377, H14378, H14379 [9DE], H14874 [14DE], E2733 
        [6NO], E2770, E2775 [16NO], E2779 [17NO], E2823 [19NO], E2922, 
        E2925, E2932 [10DE]
      ------provide for adult stem cell research, H2958-H2964 [4MR]
      ------provide for embryonic stem cell research, H2958-H2964 
        [4MR], H3472 [17MR]
      ------provide for embryonic stem cell research (S. 487), E1107 
        [7MY]
      Holdren, John P.: views of Office of Science and Technology 
        Policy Director on population control methods, H8965 [29JY]
      Johnsen, Dawn E.: evaluation of nomination to be Assistant 
        Attorney General for the Office of Legal Counsel relative to 
        positions on abortion, H5647, H5652 [14MY], H5863, H5864 
        [20MY], H6528 [10JN]
      Medicaid: require States to report information on payments to 
        abortion providers (H.R. 1981), H4589 [22AP]
      Obama, President: appropriateness of delivery of University of 
        Notre Dame commencement address relative to views on abortion, 
        H5673 [18MY]
      ------evaluation of administration relative to positions on 
        abortion, family planning aid to foreign countries, and 
        embryonic stem cell research, H3759 [24MR], H5001 [30AP], 
        H6523, H6527-H6529 [10JN]
      ------Executive order to allow Federal funding for embryonic 
        stem cell research, H3080, H3090 [9MR], H3111 [10MR], H3148, 
        H3149, H3330-H3336 [11MR], H6527 [10JN], E632 [11MR]
      Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc.: prohibit Federal 
        family planning funding, H8499 [22JY], H8720, H8756, H8783-
        H8785 [24JY], H10146, H10147 [30SE]
      Population: prohibit Federal officials from expending Federal 
        funds for population control or population planning programs 
        or family planning activities (H.R. 1233), E493 [26FE]
      Public welfare programs: allow funds provided to States under 
        the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program to be used 
        for alternative-to-abortion services (H.R. 636), H429 [21JA]
      Supreme Court: anniversary of Roe v. Wade decision, H478-H480, 
        H482, H483 [22JA], E130, E131 [22JA], E143 [26JA], E155 [27JA]
      Tiller, George: condemn murder, express condolences to family, 
        and reject intolerance and the use of violence as a response 
        to a difference in beliefs (H. Res. 505), H6318, H6320-H6325, 
        H6328 [9JN], E1375 [11JN], E1395 [12JN]
      U.N.: U.S. contribution to U.N. Population Fund relative to 
        family planning activities in China, H2651, H2652 [25FE], 
        H3306 [11MR]
  Remarks in Senate
      Civil liberties: pro choice versus right to life, S778 [22JA]
      Foreign aid: international family planning programs restrictions 
        relative to abortion, S2618 [2MR], S2674, S2678 [3MR], S2788-
        S2795 [5MR]
      ------restrict assistance to foreign organizations that perform 
        or actively promote abortions, S955-S957, S959, S960 [28JA]
      Health: expand access to preventive health care services that 
        help reduce unintended pregnancy, reduce the number of 
        abortions, and improve access to women's health care (S. 21), 
        S46 [6JA]
      ------prohibit abortions from being defined a preventive 
        service, S12130 [2DE], S12274, S12277 [3DE]
      ------prohibit Federal funding of abortions under any national 
        health care plan, S11087 [4NO], S11312, S11315 [10NO], S11520, 
        S11822 [19NO], S11924-S11930 [21NO], S12600-S12603, S12607-
        S12611 [7DE], S12659-S12683 [8DE], S12988-S12990 [11DE], 
        S13489 [19DE], S13564, S13567, S13568, S13620-S13622 [20DE], 
        S13760, S13761, S13777 [22DE], S13858 [23DE], S14134 [24DE]
      ------provide for embryonic stem cell research (S. 487), S2562-
        S2564 [26FE]
      Louisiana: tribute to Abortion Recovery Awareness Month, S4751 
        [27AP]
      Obama, President: evaluation of administration, S5477 [14MY]
      ------Executive order to allow Federal funding for embryonic 
        stem cell research, S2874, S2905 [9MR], S3063 [12MR], S3364 
        [18MR]
      ------issuance of administration guidelines for implementing 
        Executive order to allow Federal funding for embryonic stem 
        cell research, S7295 [9JY]
      Sebelius, Kathleen: evaluation of nomination to be Sec. of HHS 
        relative to positions on abortion, S4767, S4772 [28AP]
      Supreme Court: anniversary of Roe v. Wade decision, S736, S781 
        [22JA]
      Tiller, George: express condolences to family and reject the use 
        of violence to prevent access to reproductive health care or 
        as a response to a difference in beliefs (S. Res. 187), S6770 
        [18JN]
      U.N.: U.S. contribution to U.N. Population Fund relative to 
        family planning activities in China, S2618 [2MR], S2674, S2678 
        [3MR], S2788-S2795 [5MR]
      Women: establish programs to decrease need for abortion, help 
        women bear healthy children, and support new parents, S12762 
        [9DE]
      ------establish programs to decrease need for abortion, help 
        women bear healthy children, and support new parents (S. 270), 
        S620 [15JA]
  Statements
      Prohibit Federal Funding of Abortions Under Any National Health 
        Care Plan: Minnesota Religious Coalition for Reproductive 
        Choice, H12926 [7NO]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 505, condemn murder of George Tiller, express 
        condolences to family, and reject intolerance and the use of 
        violence as a response to a difference in beliefs, H6320 [9JN]
      S. 21, Prevention First Act, S47-S53 [6JA]
      S. 270, Pregnant Women Support Act, S621-S626 [15JA]
      S. 487, Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act, S2562 [26FE]
      S. Res. 187, express condolences to family of George Tiller and 
        reject the use of violence to prevent access to reproductive 
        health care or as a response to a difference in beliefs, S6730 
        [17JN]




ABRAHAM, MOLLIE AND MIKE

  Remarks in House
      Vienna, VA: anniversary of Vienna Inn, E2824 [19NO]




ABRAHAM LINCOLN BICENTENNIAL COMMISSION

  Appointments
      Members, H4897 [28AP]




ABRUPT CLIMATE CHANGE RESEARCH ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see S. 1667), S9326 [14SE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Enact (S. 1667), S9329 [14SE]
  Texts of
      S. 1667, provisions, S9330 [14SE]




ABSENTEE BALLOT TRACK, RECEIVE, AND CONFIRM ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 2510), H5890 [20MY]
  Remarks in House
      Enact (H.R. 2510), H8938-H8940 [28JY], H9139 [30JY], E1211 
        [20MY], E2086 [29JY]
  Reports filed
      Provisions: Committee on House Administration (House) (H.R. 
        2510) (H. Rept. 111-169), H7083 [19JN]
  Texts of
      H.R. 2510, provisions, H8938 [28JY]




ACADEMIC PARTNERSHIPS LEAD US TO SUCCESS (A PLUS) ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 1717), H4026 [25MR]




ACCELERATED RETIREMENT OF INEFFICIENT VEHICLES ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see S. 247), S388 [14JA]
  Remarks in Senate
      Enact (S. 247), S394 [14JA]
  Texts of
      S. 247, provisions, S396 [14JA]




ACCESS TO EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES ACT

  Remarks in House
      Enact (H.R. 1188), E2868 [2DE]




ACCESS TO MEDICAL TREATMENT ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 3261), H8409 [20JY]




ACCESS TO POSTAL SERVICES ACT

  Remarks in House
      Enact (H.R. 658), E2626 [23OC]




ACCOUNTABILITY FOR BUSINESS CHOICES IN IRAN ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 3922), H11739 [23OC]




ACERS, EBBY HALLIDAY

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E603 [10MR]




ACEVEDO, ART

  Letters
      Nomination of Sonia M. Sotomayor to be Supreme Court Justice, 
        S8909 [6AU]




ACHIEVEMENT AND REHABILITATION CENTERS, INC.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, H13472 [3DE]




ACHIEVING A BETTER LIFE EXPERIENCE (ABLE) ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see S. 493), S2558 [26FE] (see H.R. 1205), H2872 [26FE]




ACKERMAN, GARY L. (a Representative from New York)

  Amendments
      FAA: authorizing appropriations for aviation safety and capacity 
        improvement and providing stable cost-based funding for the 
        national aviation system (H.R. 915), H5976 [21MY]
  Appointments
      Conferee: H.R. 2647, Dept. of Defense appropriations for 
        military activities and prescribing personnel strength, H10488 
        [6OC]
  Bills and resolutions cosponsored
      Animals: ensure that all dogs and cats used by research 
        facilities are obtained legally (see H.R. 3907), H11711 [22OC]
      ------prohibit certain conduct relative to the use of horses for 
        human consumption (see H.R. 503), H323 [14JA]
      ------prohibit conducting of invasive research on great apes 
        (see H.R. 1326), H4583 [21AP]
      Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: preserve the Arctic coastal 
        plain as wilderness (see H.R. 39), H8184 [15JY]
      Armed Forces: allow for certiorari review of certain cases 
        denied relief or review by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 
        Armed Forces (see H.R. 569), H442 [21JA]
      ------enhance readiness by replacing current ``Don't Ask, Don't 
        Tell'' policy concerning homosexuality with a policy of 
        nondiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation (see H.R. 
        1283), H2924 [3MR]
      ------ensure that Reserve members who have served on active duty 
        or performed certain active service receive credit toward 
        early receipt of non-regular service retired pay (see H.R. 
        208), H9730 [17SE]
      ------mint coins in commemoration of the establishment of the 
        Medal of Honor (see H.R. 1209), H4583 [21AP]
      ------prohibit retaliatory personnel actions against members who 
        testify about their sexual orientation in a congressional 
        hearing or regarding the policy on homosexuality in the Armed 
        Forces (see H.R. 4180), H13466 [2DE]
      Aviation: ensure air passengers have access to necessary 
        services while on a grounded air carrier and are not 
        unnecessarily held on a grounded air carrier before or after a 
        flight (see H.R. 624), H486 [22JA]
      Binghamton, NY: express condolences for victims of shootings at 
        the American Civic Association and gratitude to responders to 
        the shootings, and commend services of the American Civic 
        Association (see H. Res. 340), H4581 [21AP]
      Black History Month: observance (see H. Res. 83), H2632 [24FE]
      BLS: anniversary (see H. Con. Res. 152), H7024 [18JN]
      Borlaug, Norman E.: tribute (see H. Res. 739), H9808 [22SE]
      Bosnia and Herzegovina: address need for constitutional reform 
        and sustained U.S. engagement in partnership with the European 
        Union (see H. Res. 171), H3528 [17MR]
      Boy Scouts of America Day: designate (see H. Res. 356), H4733 
        [23AP]
      Brian K. Schramm Post Office Building, Rochester, NY: designate 
        (see H.R. 1595), H3641 [18MR]
      Canada Day: observance (see H. Res. 519), H6904 [16JN]
      Caroline O'Day Post Office Building, Rye, NY: designate (see 
        H.R. 1397), H3104 [9MR]
      Census: provide that no information regarding U.S. citizenship 
        or immigration status may be elicited (see H.R. 3855), H11714 
        [22OC]
      Chicago, IL: encourage selection by the International Olympic 
        Committee to host 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games (see H. 
        Res. 538), H7087 [19JN]
      Child Care and Development Block Grant Act: require child care 
        providers to provide parents information on whether such 
        providers carry current liability insurance (see H.R. 1662), 
        H5712 [18MY]
      Children and youth: provide for evidence-based and promising 
        practices related to juvenile delinquency and criminal street 
        gang activity prevention and intervention (see H.R. 1064), 
        H6904 [16JN]
      China: recognize plight of Tibetan people on anniversary of the 
        Dalai Lama being forced into exile and call for an effort to 
        bring about a durable and peaceful solution to the Tibet issue 
        (see H. Res. 226), H3338 [11MR]
      ------support detained human rights activists Huang Qi and Tan 
        Zuoren relative to investigation of the role poor construction 
        and corruption played in death of children in school collapses 
        during Sichuan earthquake (see H. Res. 877), H12141 [29OC]
      Chisholm, Shirley: anniversary of election to the House of 
        Representatives (see H. Res. 36), H781 [28JA]
      Civil rights: improve remedies for discrimination in the payment 
        of wages based on sex (see H.R. 12), H28 [6JA]
      Clothing industry: improve accuracy of fur products labeling 
        (see H.R. 2480), H7446 [25JN]
      Cold War Veterans Recognition Day: support goals and ideals (see 
        H. Res. 900), H13069 [17NO]
      Colleges and universities: permit States to determine residency 
        standards for higher education purposes and cancel removal and 
        adjust status of certain long-term resident alien students 
        (see H.R. 1751), H4251 [31MR]
      Commission on Wartime Treatment of European Americans: establish 
        (see H.R. 1425), H5582 [13MY]
      Commission on Wartime Treatment of Jewish Refugees: establish 
        (see H.R. 1425), H5582 [13MY]
      Committee on POW and MIA Affairs (House, Select): establish (see 
        H. Res. 111), H922 [3FE]
      Confucius: tribute (see H. Res. 784), H10069 [29SE]
      Consumer Financial Protection Agency: establish (see H.R. 3126), 
        H7836 [8JY]
      Consumers: establish additional payday loan disclosure 
        requirements and other protections (see H.R. 1214), H3438 
        [16MR]
      ------protect from price-gouging of gasoline and other fuels 
        (see H.R. 2129), H6155 [3JN]
      Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination 
        Against Women: ratification (see H. Res. 22), H163 [9JA]
      Courts: modify the prohibition on recognition of certain rights 
        relative to certain marks, trade names, or commercial names 
        (see H.R. 1103), H8586 [22JY]
      CPSC: study drywall imported from China from 2004 through 2007 
        (see H.R. 1977), H12141 [29OC]
      Credit: permanently increase conforming loan limits for the 
        housing-related Government-sponsored enterprises and the FHA 
        maximum mortgage amount limitations (see H.R. 2483), H5791 
        [19MY]
      ------prohibit creditors from discriminating on account of 
        sexual orientation or gender identity when extending credit 
        (see H.R. 4376), H15500 [16DE]
      ------provide for enhanced disclosure under an open end credit 
        plan (see H.R. 627), H484 [22JA]
      Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure (Credit 
        CARD) Act: establish an earlier effective date for various 
        consumer protections (see H.R. 3639), H11111 [7OC]
      Crime: provide Federal assistance to States, local 
        jurisdictions, and Indian tribes to prosecute hate crimes (see 
        H.R. 1913), H4520 [2AP]
      de Veuster, Damien: canonization (see H. Res. 786), H10458 [1OC]
      Defense of Marriage Act: repeal and ensure respect for State 
        regulation of marriage (see H.R. 3567), H9548 [15SE]
      Dept. of Education: make grants to educational organizations for 
        Holocaust educational programs (see H.R. 2089), H4732 [23AP]
      Dept. of HHS: establish a grant program to assist in the 
        provision of safety measures to protect social workers and 
        other professionals who work with at-risk populations (see 
        H.R. 1490), H8873 [27JY]
      ------establish a Tick-Borne Diseases Advisory Committee (see 
        H.R. 1179), H7023 [18JN]
      ------establish grants for newly accredited allopathic medical 
        schools to increase the supply of physicians (see H.R. 3778), 
        H11582 [21OC]
      ------reauthorize special diabetes programs for type I diabetes 
        and Indians (see H.R. 3668), H15503 [16DE]
      ------revise and expand the 340B Drug Pricing Program to improve 
        provision of discounts on drug purchases for certain safety 
        net providers (see H.R. 444), H8302 [16JY]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: provide for ceremonies on or near 
        Independence Day to administer oaths of allegiance to legal 
        immigrants whose applications for citizenship have been 
        approved (see H.R. 2363), H5484 [12MY]
      Dept. of HUD: provide Federal grants to urban areas for the 
        rehabilitation of critically needed recreational areas and 
        facilities and development of improved recreation programs 
        (see H.R. 3734), H11714 [22OC]
      Dept. of Justice: allow the denial of transfer of firearms or 
        the issuance of firearms and explosives licenses to known or 
        suspected terrorists (see H.R. 2159), H13354 [19NO]
      Dept. of the Interior: designate certain lands in Idaho, 
        Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming as wilderness, wild 
        and scenic rivers, wildland recovery areas, and biological 
        connecting corridors (see H.R. 980), H1246 [11FE]
      Dept. of the Navy: redesignate as the Dept. of the Navy and 
        Marine Corps (see H.R. 24), H4063 [26MR]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: clarify presumptions relating to 
        exposure of certain veterans who served in the vicinity of 
        Vietnam (see H.R. 2254), H7250 [24JN]
      ------establish the Merchant Mariner Equity Compensation Fund to 
        provide benefits to certain individuals who served in the U.S. 
        merchant marine during World War II (see H.R. 23), H526 [26JA]
      ------provide a plot allowance for spouses and children of 
        certain veterans buried in State cemeteries (see H.R. 2594), 
        H6010 [21MY]
      ------repeal requirement for reduction of survivor annuities 
        under the Survivor Benefit Plan to offset the receipt of 
        veterans' dependency and indemnity compensation (see H.R. 
        775), H3105 [9MR]
      Developing countries: provide debt relief to developing 
        countries that take action to protect forests and coral reefs 
        and associated coastal marine ecosystems (see H.R. 52), H5581 
        [13MY]
      Disasters: ensure availability and affordability of homeowners' 
        insurance coverage for catastrophic events (see H.R. 2555), 
        H6009 [21MY]
      ------express condolences for loss of life and injuries caused 
        by earthquakes and tsunami in American Samoa and Samoa and 
        support relief efforts to survivors (see H. Res. 816), H11166 
        [8OC]
      Discrimination: clarify that a discriminatory compensation 
        decision or other practice that is unlawful occurs each time 
        compensation is paid pursuant to the compensation decision or 
        other practice (see H.R. 11), H27 [6JA]
      Diseases: establish a grant program to provide screenings for 
        glaucoma to individuals determined to be at high risk for 
        glaucoma (see H.R. 186), H486 [22JA]
      ------expand research and awareness activities relative to 
        scleroderma (see H.R. 2408), H9281 [31JY]
      ------increase awareness of risks of breast cancer in young 
        women and provide support for young women diagnosed with 
        breast cancer (see H.R. 1740), H4130 [30MR]
      ------provide for arthritis research and public health (see H.R. 
        1210), H3056 [5MR]
      ------reauthorize and enhance programs to increase awareness and 
        knowledge with respect to gynecologic cancers (see H.R. 2941), 
        H7022 [18JN]
      ------support research and public awareness activities relative 
        to inflammatory bowel disease (see H.R. 2275), H8586 [22JY]
      Dolan, Timothy M.: tribute (see H. Res. 327), H4841 [27AP]
      Education: encourage teaching of U.S. Constitution to high 
        school students in their senior year (see H. Res. 686), H9207 
        [30JY]
      ------improve early education (see H.R. 702), H601 [27JA]
      Egan, Edward Cardinal: tribute (see H. Res. 327), H4841 [27AP]
      Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act: strike 
        provision relative to modification of reporting frequency (see 
        H.R. 776), H779 [28JA]
      Employment: allow Americans to earn paid sick time to address 
        their own health needs and the health needs of their families 
        (see H.R. 2460), H13267 [18NO]
      ------prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation 
        or gender identity (see H.R. 3017), H8026 [13JY]
      ERISA: provide emergency protection for retiree health benefits 
        (see H.R. 1322), H5169 [5MY]
      Family and Medical Leave Act: allow leave to care for a same-sex 
        spouse, domestic partner, parent-in-law, adult child, sibling, 
        or grandparent with a serious health condition (see H.R. 
        2132), H5401 [7MY]
      ------clarify eligibility requirements relative to airline 
        flight crews (see H.R. 912), H1079 [9FE]
      FCC: prescribe a standard to preclude commercials from being 
        broadcast at louder volumes than the program material they 
        accompany (see H.R. 1084), H7023 [18JN]
      FDA: establish recall authority for drugs and increase criminal 
        penalties for sale or trade of knowingly adulterated or 
        misbranded prescription drugs (see H.R. 2726), H7024 [18JN]
      ------provide with certain authority to regulate tobacco 
        products (see H.R. 1256), H2923 [3MR]
      Federal employees: clarify disclosures of information protected 
        from prohibited personnel practices and require a statement of 
        nondisclosure policies (see H.R. 1507), H12197 [2NO]
      ------provide benefits to domestic partners (see H.R. 2517), 
        H5890 [20MY]
      ------provide coverage of acupuncturist services under the 
        Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (see H.R. 646), H485 
        [22JA]
      Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act: preserve effectiveness of 
        medically important antibiotics used in treatment of human and 
        animal diseases (see H.R. 1549), H11713 [22OC]
      ------reduce human exposure to mercury through vaccines (see 
        H.R. 2617), H6011 [21MY]
      Federal Water Pollution Control Act: clarify that fill material 
        cannot be comprised of waste (see H.R. 1310), H2979 [4MR]
      ------modify provisions relative to beach monitoring (see H.R. 
        2093), H4733 [23AP]
      Ferraro, Geraldine A.: anniversary of candidacy to be Vice 
        President (see H. Res. 634), H8025 [13JY]
      Firearms: establish background check procedures for gun shows 
        (see H.R. 2324), H8009 [10JY]
      1st Lieutenant Louis Allen Post Office, Chester, NY: designate 
        (see H.R. 2877), H6806 [15JN]
      Fish and fishing: improve conservation of sharks (see H.R. 81), 
        H325 [14JA]
      Fish and Wildlife Act: establish additional prohibitions on 
        shooting wildlife from aircraft (see H.R. 3381), H9055 [29JY]
      Foreign policy: ensure that U.S. policy reflects appropriate 
        understanding and sensitivity on human rights, ethnic 
        cleansing, and genocide documented in U.S. record on the 
        Armenian Genocide (see H. Res. 252), H3527 [17MR]
      Forest Service: protect certain roadless areas (see H.R. 3692), 
        H10455 [1OC]
      Franklin, John Hope: tribute (see H. Res. 302), H4398 [1AP] (see 
        H. Res. 320), H4523 [2AP]
      Frederic Remington Post Office Building, Ogdensburg, NY: 
        designate (see H.R. 2090), H5000 [29AP]
      Gambling: delay compliance date for certain regulations relative 
        to prohibition on funding of unlawful Internet gambling (see 
        H.R. 2266), H9962 [24SE]
      ------provide for Dept. of the Treasury licensing of Internet 
        gambling, consumer protections, and enforcement of the tax 
        code (see H.R. 2267), H5306 [6MY]
      Georgia: express condolences to families of victims of storms 
        and floods, honor emergency responders, and support FEMA 
        efforts to respond to needs of those affected by floods (see 
        H. Res. 765), H9899 [23SE]
      Geraldine Ferraro Post Office Building, Long Island City, NY: 
        designate (see H.R. 774), H779 [28JA]
      Health: establish a registry to ensure that certain individuals 
        who may have been exposed to formaldehyde have an opportunity 
        to register and receive medical treatment (see H.R. 1661), 
        H6266 [4JN]
      ------expand access to preventive health care services that help 
        reduce unintended pregnancy, reduce the number of abortions, 
        and improve access to women's health care (see H.R. 463), H194 
        [13JA]
      ------permit Federal funding for syringe exchange programs to 
        reduce transmission of bloodborne pathogens, including HIV and 
        viral hepatitis (see H.R. 179), H5581 [13MY]
      ------provide for embryonic stem cell research (see H.R. 873), 
        H3105 [9MR]
      ------reduce adolescent pregnancy, HIV rates, and other sexually 
        transmitted diseases (see H.R. 1551), H3525 [17MR]
      ------support efforts to reduce infant mortality (see H. Res. 
        260), H6156 [3JN]
      Higher Education Act: repeal provisions prohibiting persons 
        convicted of drug offenses from receiving student financial 
        assistance (see H.R. 3295), H8585 [22JY]
      Hillel--The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life: recognize 
        contributions to college campus communities (see H. Res. 493), 
        H6075 [2JN]
      Hinduism: recognize the holiday of Diwali (see H. Res. 798), 
        H10519 [6OC]
      Historic buildings and sites: mint coins in commemoration of the 
        battlefields of the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 (see 
        H.R. 2001), H11167 [8OC]
      History: mint coins in commemoration of the bicentennial of the 
        writing of the ``Star-Spangled Banner'' and the War of 1812 
        (see H.R. 2097), H8009 [10JY]
      Hudson River: recognize quadricentennial celebration of 
        discovery to honor, commemorate, and celebrate the historic 
        ties of the U.S. and the Netherlands (see H. Con. Res. 178), 
        H9343 [8SE]
      Hunting and trapping: prohibit body-gripping traps in National 
        Wildlife Refuge System (see H.R. 3710), H10456 [1OC]
      Immigration: allow U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents 
        to sponsor their permanent partners for U.S. residence (see 
        H.R. 1024), H1517 [12FE]
      ------eliminate the ``widow penalty'' by allowing petitions for 
        legal permanent residency by noncitizen surviving spouses of 
        U.S. citizens to be adjudicated (see H.R. 1870), H4688 [22AP]
      ------provide discretionary authority to an immigration judge to 
        determine that an alien parent of a U.S. citizen child should 
        not be ordered removed from the U.S. (see H.R. 182), H4251 
        [31MR]
      ------provide nonimmigrant spouses and children of nonimmigrant 
        aliens who died in terrorist attacks on the U.S. an 
        opportunity to adjust their status (see H.R. 3290), H8584 
        [22JY]
      Immigration and Nationality Act: promote family unity (see H.R. 
        2709), H6263 [4JN]
      India: independence anniversary (see H. Res. 677), H9207 [30JY]
      Insurance: cover screening mammography and magnetic resonance 
        imaging (MRI) for women over 40 and for women at high risk for 
        breast cancer if diagnostic mammography is covered (see H.R. 
        995), H1247 [11FE]
      ------prohibit pre-existing condition exclusions in group health 
        plans and health insurance coverage in the group and 
        individual markets (see H.R. 1558), H7086 [19JN]
      ------require coverage of minimum hospital stays for 
        mastectomies, lumpectomies, and lymph node dissection relative 
        to breast cancer and coverage for secondary consultations (see 
        H.R. 1691), H3834 [24MR]
      Iran: authorize State and local governments to direct 
        divestiture from, and prevent investment in, companies with 
        certain investments in Iran's energy sector (see H.R. 1327), 
        H4840 [27AP]
      ------expand economic sanctions against Iran to include 
        importation of refined petroleum (see H.R. 2194), H5060 [30AP]
      Irish-American Heritage Month: observance (see H. Res. 254), 
        H4027 [25MR]
      Israel: support right of self-defense against terrorism in the 
        Gaza Strip, encourage certain actions by Hamas, protect 
        innocent civilians, and promote the Israeli-Palestinian peace 
        process (see H. Res. 34), H90 [8JA]
      Italy: express condolences to the citizens and support for 
        Italian Government in aftermath of devastating earthquake that 
        struck the Abruzzo region (see H. Res. 430), H5485 [12MY]
      Jordan: anniversary of relations with U.S. and accession to the 
        throne of King Abdullah II (see H. Res. 833), H12198 [2NO]
      Kemp, Jack F.: tribute (see H. Res. 401), H5309 [6MY]
      Korea, Democratic People's Republic of: condemn hostile rhetoric 
        and activities towards the Republic of Korea and engage in 
        mutual dialogue to enhance inter-Korean relations (see H. Res. 
        309), H5097 [4MY]
      ------urge the granting of clemency to Laura Ling and Euna Lee 
        and support efforts to secure their release (see H. Res. 555), 
        H8010 [10JY]
      Labor unions: establish efficient system to enable employees to 
        form, join, or assist labor organizations and provide for 
        mandatory injunctions for unfair labor practices during 
        organizing efforts (see H.R. 1409), H3144 [10MR]
      Law enforcement officers: adjust percentage differentials 
        payable to Federal law enforcement officers in certain high-
        cost areas (see H.R. 2613), H6011 [21MY]
      Lebanon: congratulate for free and fair elections, support U.S. 
        economic assistance, and affirm sovereignty and role as a 
        respected partner in the Middle East (see H. Res. 706), H9279 
        [31JY]
      Levinson, Robert: urge Iran to intensify cooperation relative to 
        investigation of his disappearance, commend Switzerland for 
        ongoing assistance, and express sympathy to family (see H. 
        Con. Res. 36), H3707 [19MR]
      Madagascar: condemn illegal extraction of natural resources (see 
        H. Res. 839), H11740 [23OC]
      Medicaid: cover physician services delivered by podiatric 
        physicians to ensure access by beneficiaries to appropriate 
        quality foot and ankle care (see H.R. 1625), H7250 [24JN]
      ------provide a screening and treatment program for prostate 
        cancer in the same manner as is provided for breast and 
        cervical cancer (see H.R. 4383), H15500 [16DE]
      ------restore and protect access to discount drug prices for 
        university-based and safety-net clinics (see H.R. 398), H780 
        [28JA]
      Medicare: expedite application and qualification process of low-
        income individuals obtaining subsidized prescription drug 
        coverage (see H.R. 2700), H6904 [16JN]
      ------provide coverage of acupuncturist services (see H.R. 646), 
        H485 [22JA]
      ------repeal competitive acquisition program for durable medical 
        equipment and prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS) in 
        a budget neutral manner (see H.R. 3790), H13355 [19NO]
      ------repeal outpatient rehabilitation therapy caps (see H.R. 
        43), H13466 [2DE]
      Mickey Leland U.S. Embassy Building, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: 
        designate (see H.R. 1564), H3706 [19MR]
      Motor vehicles: require a large majority of automobiles 
        manufactured or sold in the U.S. to operate on fuel mixtures 
        containing 85 percent ethanol or methanol, or biodiesel (see 
        H.R. 1476), H9397 [9SE]
      ------restore economic rights of automobile dealers (see H.R. 
        2743), H6620 [11JN]
      NASA: award Congressional Gold Medal to Neil A. Armstrong, Edwin 
        E. (Buzz) Aldrin, Michael Collins, and John Glenn (see H.R. 
        2245), H8100 [14JY]
      National Archives and Records Administration: make grants to 
        States for the preservation and dissemination of historical 
        records (see H.R. 2171), H4998 [29AP] (see H.R. 2256), H5168 
        [5MY]
      National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day: add to the list of 
        days on which the flag should be especially displayed (see 
        H.R. 2632), H8009 [10JY]
      National Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day: designate (see 
        H. Res. 787), H11517 [20OC]
      National Prader-Willi Syndrome Awareness Month: designate (see 
        H. Res. 55), H13355 [19NO]
      Native Americans: provide for the recognition of the Lumbee 
        Tribe of North Carolina (see H.R. 31), H2632 [24FE]
      NATO: commend role in trans-Atlantic peace and articulate a 
        vision and strategy for the future (see H. Res. 152), H2926 
        [3MR]
      New York, NY: extend and improve protections and services to 
        individuals directly impacted by the terrorist attack (see 
        H.R. 847), H1041 [4FE]
      ------tribute to Chesley Sullenberger III, Jeffrey Skiles, the 
        crew and passengers, and all responders for efforts relative 
        to safe emergency landing of US Airways Flight 1549 (see H. 
        Res. 84), H526 [26JA]
      New York LPD 21 (U.S.S.): commissioning (see H. Res. 856), 
        H11712 [22OC]
      New York Yankees (baseball team): tribute (see H. Res. 893), 
        H12456 [5NO]
      Nobel Prize: recognition of President Obama for peace (see H. 
        Res. 864), H13002 [16NO]
      Occupational Safety and Health Act: expand coverage, increase 
        protections for whistleblowers, and increase penalties for 
        violators (see H.R. 2067), H10520 [6OC]
      Olympic Day: observance (see H. Res. 538), H7087 [19JN]
      Onondaga Community College: tribute to men's lacrosse team (see 
        H. Res. 563), H8010 [10JY]
      ------tribute to women's lacrosse team (see H. Res. 561), H8010 
        [10JY]
      Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe: tribute to 
        Mediterranean Partners for Cooperation (see H. Res. 654), 
        H8410 [20JY]
      Pakistan: authorize appropriations to promote an enhanced 
        strategic partnership (see H.R. 3642), H9961 [24SE]
      ------authorize democratic, economic, social development, and 
        security assistance (see H.R. 1886), H4519 [2AP]
      Palmer, Arnold: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 1243), 
        H4525 [2AP]
      Paul, Alice: award Congressional Gold Medal posthumously (see 
        H.R. 406), H2632 [24FE]
      Pharmaceuticals: importation of prescription drugs (see H.R. 
        1298), H7023 [18JN]
      Poland: provide assistance to Museum of the History of Polish 
        Jews (see H.R. 1590), H3640 [18MR]
      Postal Service: allow payment of share of contributions for 
        annuitants' health benefits out of the Postal Service Retiree 
        Health Benefits Fund (see H.R. 22), H3438 [16MR]
      ------modify procedures for closure or consolidation of post 
        offices (see H.R. 658), H485 [22JA]
      Prague Conference on Holocaust Era Assets: support goals and 
        objectives (see H. Con. Res. 89), H4841 [27AP]
      Private First Class Garfield M. Langhorn Post Office Building, 
        Riverhead, NY: designate (see H.R. 3250), H8495 [21JY]
      Public lands: designate certain portions of the red rock canyons 
        of the Colorado Plateau and the Basin and Range Deserts in 
        Utah as wilderness (see H.R. 1925), H4521 [2AP]
      Public safety officers: provide collective bargaining rights for 
        State or local government employees (see H.R. 413), H7740 
        [7JY]
      Red Cross Month: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 311), 
        H4526 [2AP]
      Roads and highways: amend length and weight limitations for 
        vehicles operating on Federal-aid highways (see H.R. 1618), 
        H8873 [27JY]
      Rosenzveig, Charles H.: tribute (see H. Res. 283), H3835 [24MR]
      Safe Drinking Water Act: repeal exemption for hydraulic 
        fracturing (see H.R. 2766), H13467 [2DE]
      Singh, Manmohan: U.S. visit by Indian Prime Minister (see H. 
        Res. 890), H12364 [4NO]
      Social Security: allow choice of benefit payment method relative 
        to computation rule application to workers attaining age 65 in 
        or after 1982 (see H.R. 1067), H2603 [23FE]
      ------repeal Government pension offset and windfall elimination 
        provisions (see H.R. 235), H69 [7JA]
      Stan Lundine Post Office Building, Jamestown, NY: designate (see 
        H.R. 918), H1079 [9FE]
      Sudan: anniversary of declaration of genocide in Darfur (see H. 
        Con. Res. 159), H8708 [23JY]
      Syracuse University: tribute to men's lacrosse team (see H. Res. 
        562), H8010 [10JY]
      Taiwan Relations Act: reaffirm U.S. commitment (see H. Con. Res. 
        55), H3146 [10MR]
      Tariff: provide duty-free treatment of certain goods from 
        designated Reconstruction Opportunity Zones in Afghanistan and 
        Pakistan (see H.R. 1318), H2980 [4MR]
      Taxation: allow Federal civilian and military retirees to pay 
        health insurance premiums on a pretax basis and allow a 
        deduction for TRICARE supplemental premiums (see H.R. 1203), 
        H3402 [12MR]
      ------allow taxpayers to designate a portion of their income tax 
        payment to provide assistance to homeless veterans (see H.R. 
        147), H7250 [24JN]
      ------eliminate restriction on reducing Federal refunds for 
        past-due State tax obligations of out-of-state residents when 
        the State has a reciprocal agreement to reduce State refunds 
        for Federal tax obligations (see H.R. 2303), H7706 [26JN]
      ------establish ABLE accounts to pay for qualified disability 
        expenses of family members with disabilities (see H.R. 1205), 
        H6744 [12JN]
      ------establish an auction and revenue collection mechanism for 
        a carbon market that ensures price stability with 
        environmental integrity (see H.R. 1666), H3748 [23MR]
      ------extend deduction for certain expenses of elementary and 
        secondary school teachers (see H.R. 2329), H6539 [10JN]
      ------promote charitable donations of qualified vehicles (see 
        H.R. 571), H9491 [14SE]
      Tay-Sachs Awareness Month: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 
        692), H9671 [16SE]
      Telephones: restrict any State or local jurisdiction from 
        imposing a new discriminatory tax on cell phone services, 
        providers, or property (see H.R. 1521), H11790 [26OC]
      Terrorism: mint coins in commemoration of anniversary of 
        terrorist attacks and establishment of the National September 
        11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center (see H.R. 
        3549), H9441 [10SE]
      Tiller, George: condemn murder, express condolences to family, 
        and reject intolerance and the use of violence as a response 
        to a difference in beliefs (see H. Res. 505), H6265 [4JN]
      Transportation: allow public transit agencies to use Federal 
        transit funds for day-to-day operating expenses (see H.R. 
        2746), H9282 [31JY]
      ------prohibit transportation of horses in vehicles containing 2 
        or more levels stacked on top of one another (see H.R. 305), 
        H13354 [19NO]
      Transportation Security Administration: enhance personnel system 
        (see H.R. 1881), H5308 [6MY]
      Truth in Lending Act: establish fair and transparent practices 
        related to marketing and provision of overdraft coverage 
        programs at depository institutions (see H.R. 3904), H11711 
        [22OC]
      ------extend protections to overdraft protection programs, 
        require consent and enhance information on overdraft 
        protection, and prohibit manipulation to generate overdraft 
        protection fees (see H.R. 1456), H3399 [12MR]
      Tubman, Harriet: establish the Harriet Tubman National 
        Historical Park in Auburn, NY, and the Harriet Tubman 
        Underground Railroad National Historical Park in Caroline, 
        Dorchester, and Talbot Counties, MD (see H.R. 1078), H1605 
        [13FE]
      U.N.: condemn Human Rights Council report alleging Israeli war 
        crimes and crimes against humanity relative to operations in 
        the Gaza Strip (see H. Res. 867), H11740 [23OC]
      U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum: express condolences to family 
        and condemn murder of Stephen T. Johns, commend staff for 
        response to shooting, and condemn acts of anti-Semitism, 
        bigotry, and hatred (see H. Res. 529), H6618 [11JN]
      U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: prohibit recommendations 
        from being used to deny health insurance coverage of 
        mammography services and other items or services (see H. Res. 
        971), H14981 [15DE]
      Unemployment: provide additional emergency unemployment 
        compensation (see H.R. 3548), H9808 [22SE]
      ------provide for certain temporary additional unemployment 
        benefits (see H.R. 4183), H13466 [2DE]
      Veterans: clarify meaning of ``combat with the enemy'' for 
        purposes of service-connection of disabilities (see H.R. 952), 
        H5485 [12MY]
      Wachira, Daniel: relief (see H. Res. 254), H4027 [25MR]
      Women: constitutional amendment to ensure equal rights (see H.J. 
        Res. 61), H8495 [21JY]
      Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP): award a Congressional Gold 
        Medal (see H.R. 2014), H6015 [21MY]
      World War II: award Congressional Gold Medal to the 100th 
        Infantry Battalion and the 442d Regimental Combat Team, U.S. 
        Army (see H.R. 347), H922 [3FE]
  Bills and resolutions introduced
      Agriculture: ensure the humane slaughter of nonambulatory cattle 
        (see H.R. 4356), H15499 [16DE]
      Capitol Building and Grounds: acquire a statue of ``The Unknown 
        Slave'' for display in Emancipation Hall of the Capitol 
        Visitor Center (see H.R. 3127), H7836 [8JY]
      Dept. of the Treasury: guarantee certain new preferred stock 
        investments made by public pensions acting in collective 
        fashion in order to secure non-Federal capital for the U.S. 
        banking system (see H.R. 710), H601 [27JA]
      Financial institutions: provide equitable remedies to mutual 
        savings institutions to defend against individuals acting as a 
        de facto corporation attempting a hostile takeover of the 
        institution (see H.R. 1553), H3525 [17MR]
      Hazardous substances: require engine coolant and antifreeze to 
        contain a bittering agent so as to render it unpalatable (see 
        H.R. 615), H442 [21JA]
      SEC: establish a process by which asset-backed instruments can 
        be deemed eligible for Nationally Recognized Statistical 
        Rating Organization ratings and a list of such eligible asset-
        backed instruments (see H.R. 1181), H2834 [25FE]
      ------reinstate uptick rule on short sales of securities (see 
        H.R. 302), H88 [8JA]
      Taxation: allow a refundable credit for taxes paid on earnings 
        reinvested and lost in a fraudulent investment scheme (see 
        H.R. 1389), H3104 [9MR]
  Remarks
      Czechoslovakia: recognize anniversary of the Velvet Revolution 
        that overthrew communist rule and reaffirm bonds of friendship 
        and cooperation between the U.S. and the Slovak and Czech 
        Republics (H. Con. Res. 212), H13109, H13110, H13112 [18NO]
      Dept. of State: authorize appropriations (H.R. 2410), H6433 
        [10JN]
      Economy: provide stimulus for economic recovery, H1018 [4FE]
      FAA: authorizing appropriations for aviation safety and capacity 
        improvement and providing stable cost-based funding for the 
        national aviation system (H.R. 915), H5976 [21MY]
      ------follow existing guidelines in determining if the proposed 
        College Point Marine Transfer Station in New York, NY, would 
        propose an air navigation hazard, H5976 [21MY]
      Foreign Service: modernize (H.R. 2410), H6433 [10JN]
      Health: national policy to provide health care and reform 
        insurance procedures (H.R. 3962), consideration (H. Res. 903), 
        H12616, H12621 [7NO]
      Housing: reform the regulation of the housing-related 
        Government-sponsored enterprises, H1018 [4FE]
      Iran: expand economic sanctions against Iran to include 
        importation of refined petroleum (H.R. 2194), H14927 [15DE]
      ------prevent proliferation and acquisition of nuclear weapons, 
        H14927 [15DE]
      ------support all citizens struggling for freedom, human rights, 
        civil liberties, and protection of the rule of law and condemn 
        violence against demonstrators (H. Res. 560), H7038 
        [19JN]
      Israel: support right of self-defense against terrorism in the 
        Gaza Strip, encourage certain actions by Hamas, protect 
        innocent civilians, and promote the Israeli-Palestinian peace 
        process (H. Res. 34), H104 [9JA]
      Kenny, Shirley Strum: Stony Brook University Star award 
        recipient, E878 [2AP]
      Middle East: anniversary of peace treaty between Egypt and 
        Israel (H. Res. 282), H4075 [30MR]
      New York, NY: tribute to Chesley Sullenberger III, Jeffrey 
        Skiles, the crew and passengers, and all responders for 
        efforts relative to safe emergency landing of US Airways 
        Flight 1549 (H. Res. 84), H503 [26JA]
      North Hamstead, NY: anniversary of Village of Kensington, 
        E1256 [21MY]
      Pakistan: authorize appropriations to promote an enhanced 
        strategic partnership (S. 1707), H10117 [30SE]
      ------authorize democratic, economic, social development, and 
        security assistance (H.R. 1886), H6565, H6578 [11JN]
      Parliamentary inquiry, H10541 [7OC]
      Singh, Manmohan: U.S. visit by Indian Prime Minister (H. Res. 
        890), H13107, H13108, H13109 [18NO]
      Taiwan Relations Act: reaffirm U.S. commitment (H. Con. Res. 
        55), H3779 [24MR]
      Terrorism: anniversary of terrorist attacks (H. Res. 722), 
        H9382, H9385 [9SE]
      U.N.: condemn Human Rights Council report alleging Israeli war 
        crimes and crimes against humanity relative to operations in 
        the Gaza Strip (H. Res. 867), H12244 [3NO]
  Tributes
      Fein, Morris, E2788 [17NO]
      Smithdas, Robert J., E90 [14JA]
      Vincent, Dale L., Jr., E1501 [18JN]




ACKERMAN, IVAN (IKE)

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E2625 [23OC]




ACKLEY, KATE

  Articles and editorials
      Baucus Aides Warn K Street, S6484 [11JN]




ACOSTA, R. ALEXANDER

  Remarks in Senate
      Presidential appointments: consideration of nominees to be 
        Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division 
        during the Bush Administration, S10134 [6OC]




ACT, INC.

  Bills and resolutions
      Anniversary (see H. Res. 832), H11383 [14OC]
  Remarks in House
      Anniversary (H. Res. 832), E2533 [14OC]
  Remarks in Senate
      Anniversary, S10160 [6OC], S10359 [13OC]




ACTION IN COMMUNITY THROUGH SERVICE (ACTS) (organization)

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E189 [3FE]




ADAIR, BILL

  Articles and editorials
      Times Wins 2 Pulitzers, E950 [23AP]
  Remarks in House
      Pulitzer Prize: recognition of St. Petersburg (FL) Times for 
        national reporting, E950 [23AP]




ADAM TALIAFERRO FOUNDATION

  Remarks in House
      Taliaferro, Adam: Philadelphia Sports Writers Association 
        Humanitarian Award recipient, E224 [9FE]




ADAM WALSH CHILD PROTECTION AND SAFETY ACT  see Child Protection and 
    Safety Act




ADAMEK, ALEX

  Remarks in House
      Boy Scouts: Eagle Scout Award recipient, E1389 [12JN]




ADAMS, ABIGAIL

  Bills and resolutions
      Adams Memorial Foundation: authorize establishment of a 
        commemorative work in the District of Columbia to honor John 
        Adams and family (see H.R. 2802), H6537 [10JN]
  Remarks in House
      Adams Memorial Foundation: authorize establishment of a 
        commemorative work in the District of Columbia to honor John 
        Adams and family (H.R. 2802), H9755 [22SE]
  Reports filed
      Adams Memorial Foundation Establishment of a Commemorative Work 
        in the District of Columbia To Honor John Adams and Family: 
        Committee on Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 2802) (H. Rept. 
        111-261), H9737 [21SE]
  Texts of
      H.R. 2802, Adams Memorial Foundation establishment of a 
        commemorative work in the District of Columbia to honor John 
        Adams and family, H9755 [22SE]




ADAMS, ALTO L., SR.

  Bills and resolutions
      Alto Lee Adams, Sr., U.S. Courthouse, Fort Pierce, FL: designate 
        (see H.R. 3193), H8025 [13JY]
  Remarks in House
      Alto Lee Adams, Sr., U.S. Courthouse, Fort Pierce, FL: designate 
        (H.R. 3193), H9370 [9SE]
  Reports filed
      Alto Lee Adams, Sr., U.S. Courthouse, Fort Pierce, FL: Committee 
        on Transportation and Infrastructure (House) (H.R. 3193) (H. 
        Rept. 111-245), H9340 [8SE]
  Texts of
      H.R. 3193, Alto Lee Adams, Sr., U.S. Courthouse, Fort Pierce, 
        FL, H9370 [9SE]




ADAMS, BROCK (a former Senator from Washington)

  Colloquies
      Withdrawal of amendment during Senate floor reading (1992): by, 
        S13312 [16DE]




ADAMS, DARRELL E.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1719 [10JY]




ADAMS, HENRY

  Bills and resolutions
      Adams Memorial Foundation: authorize establishment of a 
        commemorative work in the District of Columbia to honor John 
        Adams and family (see H.R. 2802), H6537 [10JN]
  Remarks in House
      Adams Memorial Foundation: authorize establishment of a 
        commemorative work in the District of Columbia to honor John 
        Adams and family (H.R. 2802), H9755 [22SE]
  Reports filed
      Adams Memorial Foundation Establishment of a Commemorative Work 
        in the District of Columbia To Honor John Adams and Family: 
        Committee on Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 2802) (H. Rept. 
        111-261), H9737 [21SE]
  Texts of
      H.R. 2802, Adams Memorial Foundation establishment of a 
        commemorative work in the District of Columbia to honor John 
        Adams and family, H9755 [22SE]




ADAMS, JEFFERY R. (PUFF)

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E2370 [25SE]




ADAMS, JOE

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E2723 [5NO]




ADAMS, JOHN (2d President of the United States)

  Bills and resolutions relative to
      Adams Memorial Foundation: authorize establishment of a 
        commemorative work in the District of Columbia to honor John 
        Adams and family (see H.R. 2802), H6537 [10JN]
  Remarks in House relative to
      Adams Memorial Foundation: authorize establishment of a 
        commemorative work in the District of Columbia to honor John 
        Adams and family (H.R. 2802), H9755 [22SE]
  Reports filed
      Adams Memorial Foundation Establishment of a Commemorative Work 
        in the District of Columbia To Honor John Adams and Family: 
        Committee on Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 2802) (H. Rept. 
        111-261), H9737 [21SE]
  Texts of
      H.R. 2802, Adams Memorial Foundation establishment of a 
        commemorative work in the District of Columbia to honor John 
        Adams and family, H9755 [22SE]




ADAMS, JOHN Q. (6th President of the United States)

  Bills and resolutions relative to
      Adams Memorial Foundation: authorize establishment of a 
        commemorative work in the District of Columbia to honor John 
        Adams and family (see H.R. 2802), H6537 [10JN]
  Remarks in House relative to
      Adams Memorial Foundation: authorize establishment of a 
        commemorative work in the District of Columbia to honor John 
        Adams and family (H.R. 2802), H9755 [22SE]
  Reports filed
      Adams Memorial Foundation Establishment of a Commemorative Work 
        in the District of Columbia To Honor John Adams and Family: 
        Committee on Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 2802) (H. Rept. 
        111-261), H9737 [21SE]
  Texts of
      H.R. 2802, Adams Memorial Foundation establishment of a 
        commemorative work in the District of Columbia to honor John 
        Adams and family, H9755 [22SE]




ADAMS, JUDY

  Letters
      Medicare home health services cuts, S12468 [5DE]




ADAMS, LOUISA

  Bills and resolutions
      Adams Memorial Foundation: authorize establishment of a 
        commemorative work in the District of Columbia to honor John 
        Adams and family (see H.R. 2802), H6537 [10JN]
  Remarks in House
      Adams Memorial Foundation: authorize establishment of a 
        commemorative work in the District of Columbia to honor John 
        Adams and family (H.R. 2802), H9755 [22SE]
  Reports filed
      Adams Memorial Foundation Establishment of a Commemorative Work 
        in the District of Columbia To Honor John Adams and Family: 
        Committee on Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 2802) (H. Rept. 
        111-261), H9737 [21SE]
  Texts of
      H.R. 2802, Adams Memorial Foundation establishment of a 
        commemorative work in the District of Columbia to honor John 
        Adams and family, H9755 [22SE]




ADAMS, MICHAEL O.

  Letters
      Constitutionality of mandate requiring U.S. citizens to have 
        health insurance, S13016 [11DE]




ADAMS, RANDI L.

  Remarks in House
      Louisiana Dept. of Education: tribute to Student of the Year 
        award recipients, H5068 [4MY]




ADAMS, THURMAN G., JR.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1594 [26JN]




ADAMS MEMORIAL FOUNDATION

  Bills and resolutions
      District of Columbia: authorize establishment of a commemorative 
        work to honor John Adams and family (see H.R. 2802), H6537 
        [10JN]
  Remarks in House
      District of Columbia: authorize establishment of a commemorative 
        work to honor John Adams and family (H.R. 2802), H9755 [22SE]
  Reports filed
      Adams Memorial Foundation Establishment of a Commemorative Work 
        in the District of Columbia To Honor John Adams and Family: 
        Committee on Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 2802) (H. Rept. 
        111-261), H9737 [21SE]
  Texts of
      H.R. 2802, Adams Memorial Foundation establishment of a 
        commemorative work in the District of Columbia to honor John 
        Adams and family, H9755 [22SE]




ADAMS-FULTON, DAWN M.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E2945 [10DE]




ADAMSON, TERRY

  Articles and editorials
      Hardworking Bell Leaves a Legacy To Be Appreciated, S193 [8JA]




ADAMY, JANET

  Articles and editorials
      Support for Health Overhaul Wanes, S13347 [17DE]




ADARA NETWORKS

  Articles and editorials
      Software Company Won Earmarked Funds for Work on Military Health 
        Records, S8626 [31JY]




ADDISON, NATALIE

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E790 [26MR]




ADDISON, TX

  Remarks in Senate
      Davidson Institute for Talent Development: tribute to Davidson 
        Fellow Award recipients, S9549 [17SE]




ADDITIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE OPTIONS FOR UNEMPLOYED AMERICANS ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 4018), H12364 [4NO]




ADDITIONAL SAFEGUARDS FOR LEASE AND DEVELOPMENT OF NON-EXCESS PROPERTY 
    OF MILITARY DEPARTMENTS ACT

  Remarks in House
      Enact (H.R. 740), E237 [10FE]




ADDLETON, JONATHAN S.

  Reports
      Political Contributions of Executive Nominees, S8762 [4AU]
  Reports filed
      Nomination To Be Ambassador to Mongolia: Committee on Foreign 
        Relations (Senate), S8762 [4AU]




ADELPHI, MD

  Remarks in House
      Army National Guard: tribute to 290th Military Police Co., H3476 
        [17MR]




ADERHOLT, ROBERT B. (a Representative from Alabama)

  Appointments
      British-U.S. Interparliamentary Group, H7401 [25JN]
      Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, H5768 [19MY]
      Conferee: H.R. 2918, legislative branch of the Government 
        appropriations, H9871 [23SE]
  Bills and resolutions cosponsored
      Abortion: prohibit discrimination against the unborn on the 
        basis of sex or race (see H.R. 1822), H4249 [31MR]
      ------protect lives of born and unborn persons (see H.R. 881), 
        H13629 (see H.R. 881), H14372 [8DE]
      Alabama: express condolences to families of victims of shooting 
        rampage (see H. Res. 341), H4582 [21AP]
      Alabama Black Belt National Heritage Area: establish (see H.R. 
        4345), H15499 [16DE]
      American Heart Month: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 
        112), H1081 [9FE]
      American Kennel Club: anniversary (see H. Con. Res. 160), H9443 
        [10SE]
      American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: rescind unobligated 
        appropriations and repeal certain provisions (see H.R. 3140), 
        H8873 [27JY]
      America's Spiritual Heritage Week: designate (see H. Res. 397), 
        H5096 [4MY]
      Architect of the Capitol: provide for appointment by House and 
        Senate leaderships and the chairs and ranking members of 
        congressional committees with jurisdiction (see H.R. 2185), 
        H5060 [30AP] (see H.R. 2843), H6742 [12JN]
      Armed Forces: express condolences to families and friends of 
        victims of shooting at the combat stress clinic at Camp 
        Liberty, Iraq (see H. Res. 471), H6077 [2JN]
      ------extend whistleblower protections to members that report 
        potentially dangerous ideologically based threats or actions 
        of another member against U.S. interests or security (see H.R. 
        4267), H14742 [10DE]
      ------mint coins in commemoration of the establishment of the 
        Medal of Honor (see H.R. 1209), H4525 [2AP]
      ------prohibit increases in fees for military health care (see 
        H.R. 816), H9807 [22SE]
      Arms control: prevent entrance or extension of any agreement 
        with Russia that would jeopardize U.S. deterrence capability 
        relative to other countries' deployment of a nuclear arsenal 
        (see H. Con. Res. 217), H13520 [3DE]
      Berlin Airlift: anniversary (see H. Res. 398), H9999 [25SE]
      BLM: exempt any solar energy project on managed lands from an 
        environmental impact statement requirement (see H.R. 964), 
        H6076 [2JN]
      Boy Scouts of America Day: designate (see H. Res. 356), H6267 
        [4JN]
      Budget: constitutional amendment to require balanced (see H.J. 
        Res. 1), H36 [6JA]
      ------require two-thirds votes in the House and Senate to 
        increase the statutory limit on the public debt (see H.R. 
        4262), H14827 [11DE]
      Business and industry: ensure that an employer may require 
        employees to speak English while engaged in work (see H.R. 
        1588), H6307 [8JN]
      ------establish congressional review of Presidential decisions 
        on ITC recommendations for relief for businesses jeopardized 
        by a surge of Chinese imports (see H.R. 471), H11167 [8OC]
      Capitol Building and Grounds: display plaque in National 
        Statuary Hall recognizing Christian church services in the 
        Capitol from 1800 to 1868, including attendees James Madison 
        and Thomas Jefferson (see H.R. 3477), H9277 [31JY]
      ------engrave the Pledge of Allegiance and ``In God We Trust'' 
        in the Capitol Visitor Center (see H. Con. Res. 131), H6744 
        [12JN]
      China: support detained human rights activists Huang Qi and Tan 
        Zuoren relative to investigation of the role poor construction 
        and corruption played in death of children in school collapses 
        during Sichuan earthquake (see H. Res. 877), H12141 [29OC]
      Clean Air Act: reduce number of boutique fuels (see H.R. 392), 
        H325 [14JA]
      Cold War Veterans Recognition Day: support goals and ideals (see 
        H. Res. 900), H13387 [1DE]
      Colleges and universities: recognize valuable contributions of 
        the extension offices of land-grant universities (see H. Res. 
        740), H11517 [20OC]
      Committee on POW and MIA Affairs (House, Select): establish (see 
        H. Res. 111), H1160 [10FE]
      Constitution Day: support and honor (see H. Res. 734), H9550 
        [15SE]
      Consumers: require disclosure of terms of rental-purchase 
        agreements (see H.R. 1744), H4915 [28AP]
      Contraceptives: prohibit Federal family planning grants from 
        being awarded to any entity that performs abortions (see H.R. 
        614), H603 [27JA]
      Courts: restrict Federal court jurisdiction over abortion-
        related cases by establishing that human life begins at 
        fertilization (see H.R. 227), H68 [7JA]
      Crime: prohibit taking minors across State lines to avoid State 
        laws requiring parental notification of abortions (see H.R. 
        634), H484 [22JA]
      Dept. of Defense: develop and implement a plan to provide 
        chiropractic health care services and benefits as part of the 
        TRICARE program (see H.R. 484), H195 [13JA]
      ------require alien unprivileged enemy belligerents be tried 
        under military commissions (see H.R. 4127), H14446 [9DE]
      ------require State approval and Presidential notification and 
        certification before transfer or release of individual 
        currently detained at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to a location in 
        the U.S. (see H.R. 2294), H5668 [14MY]
      Dept. of Education: support District of Columbia Opportunity 
        Scholarship Program for vouchers to provide school choice (see 
        H. Con. Res. 70), H4130 [30MR]
      Dept. of Justice: prohibit prosecution of unprivileged enemy 
        combatants (see H.R. 4111), H14744 [10DE]
      Dept. of the Navy: redesignate as the Dept. of the Navy and 
        Marine Corps (see H.R. 24), H4129 [30MR]
      Dept. of the Treasury: disapprove expenditures exceeding certain 
        amounts for the Troubled Asset Relief Program intended to 
        bailout financial institutions (see H.J. Res. 3), H382 [15JA]
      ------prohibit Troubled Asset Relief Program assistance 
        recipients from funding Association of Community Organizations 
        for Reform Now, Inc. (ACORN) (see H.R. 3696), H11582 [21OC]
      ------rescind unobligated Troubled Asset Relief Program funds 
        and require any amounts repaid by financial institutions 
        receiving assistance be used for debt reduction (see H.R. 
        3140), H8873 [27JY]
      Dept. of Transportation: carry out programs and activities to 
        improve highway safety (see H.R. 2125), H9281 [31JY]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: repeal requirement for reduction of 
        survivor annuities under the Survivor Benefit Plan to offset 
        the receipt of veterans' dependency and indemnity compensation 
        (see H.R. 775), H5096 [4MY]
      Diseases: increase awareness of risks of breast cancer in young 
        women and provide support for young women diagnosed with 
        breast cancer (see H.R. 1740), H6266 [4JN]
      ------provide for arthritis research and public health (see H.R. 
        1210), H9550 [15SE]
      District of Columbia: clarify definition of marriage for legal 
        purposes (see H.R. 2608), H6077 [2JN]
      ------disapprove city council approval of the Jury and Marriage 
        Amendment Act (see H.J. Res. 54), H7024 [18JN]
      English language: reaffirm as official language of U.S., 
        establish uniform English language rule for naturalization, 
        and avoid misconstructions of English language texts of U.S. 
        laws (see H.R. 997), H6414 [9JN]
      EPA: exempt regulation of greenhouse gases under the Clean Air 
        Act (see H.R. 391), H2836 [25FE]
      Europe: take necessary steps to deploy missile defense system in 
        Europe to help provide such a defense to U.S. allies in Europe 
        while enhancing U.S. defenses against missile attacks (see H. 
        Res. 581), H9731 [17SE]
      Executive Office of the President: prohibit funding for salaries 
        or expenses of any task force or council established by the 
        President and headed by an unconfirmed official or adviser 
        (see H.R. 3226), H9342 [8SE]
      ------require a report and congressional hearings on 
        responsibilities, authorities, and powers of certain 
        unconfirmed officials or advisers (see H. Con. Res. 185), 
        H9549 [15SE]
      Families and domestic relations: constitutional amendment on 
        parental rights (see H.J. Res. 42), H8810 [24JY]
      ------constitutional amendment relative to definition of 
        marriage (see H.J. Res. 50), H12457 [5NO]
      FCC: prevent repromulgation of the Fairness Doctrine requiring 
        fair and balanced broadcasting of controversial issues (see 
        H.R. 226), H68 [7JA]
      Firearms: establish national standard to allow State concealed 
        handgun carrying licenses to be valid in other States (see 
        H.R. 197), H5169 [5MY]
      ------permit States to provide reciprocal treatment for carrying 
        of certain concealed firearms by nonresidents (see H.R. 1620), 
        H3703 [19MR]
      ------preserve rights granted under second amendment to the 
        Constitution in national parks and national wildlife refuge 
        areas (see H.R. 1684), H5400 [7MY]
      Flag Day: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 420), H6016 
        [21MY]
      Foreign aid: restrict assistance to foreign organizations that 
        perform or actively promote abortions (see H.R. 708), H11167 
        [8OC]
      FRS: reform manner in which GAO audits the FRS Board of 
        Governors and the manner in which such audits are reported 
        (see H.R. 1207), H5308 [6MY]
      Girl Scouts: mint coins in commemoration of centennial of 
        establishment (see H.R. 621), H7837 [8JY]
      Government: prohibit from awarding contracts, grants, or other 
        agreements to, providing any other Federal funds to, or 
        engaging in activities that promote certain indicted 
        organizations (see H.R. 3571), H9548 [15SE]
      Health: apply antitrust laws to negotiations between groups of 
        independent pharmacies and health plans and health insurance 
        issuers in the same manner as collective bargaining by labor 
        organizations (see H.R. 1204), H2835 [25FE]
      ------prohibit Federal funding of abortions under any national 
        health care plan (see H. Con. Res. 169), H9057 [29JY]
      ------provide for incentives to encourage health insurance 
        coverage (see H.R. 3400), H9282 [31JY]
      ------require that any major health care reform bill considered 
        on the House floor should be available for viewing (see H. 
        Res. 721), H9443 [10SE]
      History: mint coins in commemoration of the bicentennial of the 
        writing of the ``Star-Spangled Banner'' and the War of 1812 
        (see H.R. 2097), H6415 [9JN]
      House of Representatives: require any conference committee or 
        other meetings held to determine health care legislation be 
        conducted publicly (see H. Res. 847), H11582 [21OC]
      House Rules: provide for transparency in the committee amendment 
        process (see H. Res. 835), H11457 [15OC]
      ------require that general appropriations for military 
        construction and veterans' affairs be considered as stand-
        alone measures (see H. Res. 225), H5893 [20MY]
      ------require that legislation and conference reports be 
        available on the Internet prior to consideration by the House 
        (see H. Res. 554), H8586 [22JY]
      Ingram, Mark: tribute (see H. Res. 970, 972), H14981 [15DE]
      Insurance: require coverage of minimum hospital stays for 
        mastectomies, lumpectomies, and lymph node dissection relative 
        to breast cancer and coverage for secondary consultations (see 
        H.R. 1691), H8873 [27JY]
      Iran: expand economic sanctions against Iran to include 
        importation of refined petroleum (see H.R. 2194), H5582 [13MY]
      Johnson, Jimmie: tribute (see H. Res. 957), H15504 [16DE]
      Kentucky: tribute to volunteers for efforts in responding to ice 
        storm (see H. Res. 214), H3642 [18MR]
      Law enforcement: reform the ATF, modernize firearms laws and 
        regulations, and protect the community from criminals (see 
        H.R. 2296), H6904 [16JN]
      ------secure smuggling routes on the U.S.-Mexico border and 
        better prevent the smuggling of narcotics and weapons across 
        the border (see H.R. 2083), H6904 [16JN]
      Local Radio Freedom Act: support (see H. Con. Res. 49), H2603 
        [23FE]
      Louisiana HonorAir Day: designate (see H. Res. 828), H11714 
        [22OC]
      Medicare: exempt pharmacies and pharmacists from certain 
        accreditation requirements in the same manner as such 
        exemption applies to certain professionals (see H.R. 616), 
        H1045 [4FE]
      ------restore payments for home oxygen therapy through the 
        beneficiary's period of medical need (see H.R. 2373), H8960 
        [28JY]
      Middle East: anniversary of peace treaty between Egypt and 
        Israel (see H. Res. 282), H4064 [26MR]
      Mother's Day: mint coins in commemoration of centennial of 
        establishment (see H.R. 2421), H5664 [14MY]
      ------support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 388), H5062 [30AP]
      Motor vehicles: restore economic rights of automobile dealers 
        (see H.R. 2743), H7706 [26JN]
      NASA: anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing (see H. Res. 
        607), H8026 [13JY]
      ------award Congressional Gold Medal to Neil A. Armstrong, Edwin 
        E. (Buzz) Aldrin, Michael Collins, and John Glenn (see H.R. 
        2245), H8025 [13JY]
      National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record: provide an 
        amnesty period during which veterans and their families can 
        register certain firearms (see H.R. 442), H5308 [6MY]
      National Wear Red Day: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 
        112), H1081 [9FE]
      Native Americans: provide for the recognition of the Lumbee 
        Tribe of North Carolina (see H.R. 31), H163 [9JA]
      Nuclear weapons: strengthen legislation sanctioning persons 
        aiding and facilitating nonproliferation activities by Iran 
        (see H.R. 1208), H5667 [14MY]
      Power resources: increase energy independence and job creation 
        through safe energy production, alternative and renewable 
        energy development, and conservation promotion for a cleaner 
        environment (see H.R. 2846), H6742 [12JN]
      ------promote use of certain materials harvested from public 
        lands in the production of renewable fuel (see H.R. 1190), 
        H4583 [21AP]
      Public welfare programs: repeal emergency fund for the Temporary 
        Assistance for Needy Families Program (see H.R. 1277), H4251 
        [31MR]
      Ronald Reagan Centennial Commission: establish (see H.R. 131), 
        H922 [3FE]
      Small business: improve access and choice relative to employee 
        health care (see H.R. 2607), H6904 [16JN]
      Social Security: waive certain waiting periods for disability 
        and Medicare benefits in the case of terminally ill, disabled 
        beneficiaries (see H.R. 2881), H6806 [15JN]
      Space policy: anniversary of Moon landing, celebrate success of 
        the U.S human space flight program, and recognize 
        accomplishments of NASA's human space flight centers (see H. 
        Con. Res. 117), H7742 [7JY]
      Special days and holidays: recognize importance of protecting 
        symbols and traditions of Christmas (see H. Res. 951), H14446 
        [9DE]
      SSI: clarify that the value of certain funeral and burial 
        arrangements are not to be considered available resources (see 
        H.R. 1352), H7023 [18JN]
      Summitt, Pat: tribute (see H. Res. 196), H5486 [12MY]
      Taxation: allow Federal civilian and military retirees to pay 
        health insurance premiums on a pretax basis and allow a 
        deduction for TRICARE supplemental premiums (see H.R. 1203), 
        H4583 [21AP]
      ------allow veterans a deduction for certain travel expenses to 
        Dept. of Veterans Affairs medical centers for examinations or 
        treatments relating to service-connected disabilities (see 
        H.R. 953), H11515 [20OC]
      ------encourage alternative energy investments and job creation 
        (see H.R. 1835), H7086 [19JN]
      ------extend and modify the railroad track maintenance credit 
        (see H.R. 1132), H4064 [26MR]
      ------provide collegiate housing and infrastructure grants (see 
        H.R. 1547), H11298 [13OC]
      ------provide incentives to consumers and lenders for the 
        purchase of a passenger vehicle (see H.R. 385), H159 [9JA]
      ------provide permanent incentives for economic growth (see H.R. 
        470), H486 [22JA]
      ------repeal estate and gift taxes (see H.R. 205), H13386 [1DE]
      ------terminate Internal Revenue Code (see H.R. 982), H12197 
        [2NO]
      Television: permit satellite carriers to retransmit signals of 
        certain noncommercial, educational television stations outside 
        their local markets (see H.R. 3498), H9278 [31JY]
      Thatcher, Margaret: tribute (see H. Res. 378), H5064 [30AP]
      Tisdale, Wayman L.: tribute (see H. Res. 469), H6156 [3JN]
      U.N.: condemn Human Rights Council report alleging Israeli war 
        crimes and crimes against humanity relative to operations in 
        the Gaza Strip (see H. Res. 867), H12045 [28OC]
      U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: prohibit recommendations 
        from being used to deny health insurance coverage of 
        mammography services and other items or services (see H. Res. 
        971), H14981 [15DE]
      Veterans: expand eligibility for concurrent receipt of military 
        retired pay or combat-related compensation with service-
        connected disability benefits and eliminate phase-in period 
        for such benefits (see H.R. 303), H10408 [30SE]
      Vietnamese Refugees Day: designate (see H. Res. 342), H4735 
        [23AP]
      Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP): award a Congressional Gold 
        Medal (see H.R. 2014), H4580 [21AP]
  Bills and resolutions introduced
      Courts: require Federal or State courts to recognize any 
        notarization made by a notary public licensed by another State 
        when such notarization occurs in or affects interstate 
        commerce (see H.R. 3808), H11383 [14OC]
      Tariff: man-made shells used in the manufacture of sleeping bags 
        (see H.R. 3816), H11456 [15OC]
      ------nonwoven polypropylene zippered sleeping bag carry cases 
        (see H.R. 3938), H11868 [27OC]
      ------polyethylene HE1878 (see H.R. 2654), H6074 [2JN] (see H.R. 
        3815), H11456 [15OC]
  Motions
      Legislative branch of the Government: making appropriations 
        (H.R. 2918), H9869 [23SE]
  Remarks
      Agriculture, rural development, FDA, and related agencies 
        programs: making appropriations (H.R. 2997), earmark 
        declaration, E1663 [8JY], E2485 [8OC]
      American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: impact of stimulus 
        funding on job creation, H8435 [21JY]
      Appropriations: making omnibus appropriations (H.R. 1105), 
        earmark declaration, E508 [2MR], E668 [16MR]
      ------making omnibus consolidated appropriations, earmark 
        declaration, E2927 [10DE]
      Civil Rights History Project Act: funding, H7051 [19JN]
      Congress: allow Members of Congress or authorized employees to 
        lead tours of publicly accessible areas of the Capitol 
        complex, H7049 [19JN]
      Dept. of Defense: making appropriations (H.R. 3326), earmark 
        declaration, E2035 [28JY], E3039 [17DE]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: making appropriations (H.R. 2892), 
        earmark declaration, E1550 [24JN]
      Dept. of the Interior, environment, and related agencies: making 
        appropriations (H.R. 2996), H7436 [25JN]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 2996), earmark declaration, 
        E2656 [29OC]
      Depts. of Labor, HHS, and Education, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations (H.R. 3293), earmark declaration, 
        E1967 [24JY]
      Depts. of Transportation and HUD and related agencies: making 
        appropriations (H.R. 3288), earmark declaration, E1895 
        [22JY], E2927 [10DE]
      District of Columbia: anniversary of Central Union Mission, 
        E2881 [3DE]
      Energy and water development: making appropriations (H.R. 3183), 
        earmark declaration, E1783 [15JY]
      Financial services and general Government: making appropriations 
        (H.R. 3170), earmark declaration, E1813 [16JY]
      Fort Payne, AL: prohibit funding for Fort Payne Coal and Iron 
        Building rehabilitation, H7436 [25JN]
      Health: national policy to provide health care and reform 
        insurance procedures (H.R. 3200), H8904 [28JY], H11818 [27OC]
      ------national policy to provide health care and reform 
        insurance procedures (H.R. 3962), H12880 [7NO]
      Jacksonville State University: tribute to marching band, 
        E2652 [28OC]
      Legislative branch of the Government: making appropriations 
        (H.R. 2918), H7047, H7049, H7051 [19JN]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 2918), motion to instruct 
        conferees, H9869, H9870 [23SE]
      ------prohibit attachment of any extraneous provisions to 
        appropriations legislation and require conference report to be 
        available in an electronic form for a certain period prior to 
        approval, H9869, H9870 [23SE]
      NASA: funding, H6894 [16JN]
      Poland: anniversary of relations with U.S. (H. Res. 266), 
        H11323 [14OC]
      Science, Depts. of Justice and Commerce, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations (H.R. 2847), H6894 [16JN]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 2847), earmark declaration, 
        E1452 [17JN], E1589 [26JN]
      Votes: position on missed, E2645 [28OC]
  Remarks in House relative to
      Special order: granted, H5396 [7MY]
  Tributes
      Garrett, John A., H5375 [7MY]
      Hefner, W.G. (Bill), E2304 [17SE]
      Kimbrell, Fuller, H7025 [19JN]
      Lawson, Floyd, H5003 [30AP]




ADKINS, ANTHAN

  Remarks in House
      Louisiana: tribute to Eagle Scout Award recipients, H2878 [2MR]




ADKINS, BRIAN

  Remarks in Senate
      American Foreign Service Association: Memorial Plaque Ceremony 
        honoree, S5007 [1MY]




ADKINS, WAYNE

  Letters
      Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act, H6103 [3JN]




ADKISSON, JOHN W. (JAY)

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1715 [10JY]




ADLER, JOHN H. (a Representative from New Jersey)

  Amendments
      Higher Education Act: amend (H.R. 3221), H9681 [17SE]
  Bills and resolutions cosponsored
      Ali, Muhammad: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 2648), 
        H6904 [16JN]
      Animals: prohibit certain conduct relative to the use of horses 
        for human consumption (see H.R. 503), H15503 [16DE]
      ------prohibit conducting of invasive research on great apes 
        (see H.R. 1326), H15503 [16DE]
      Armed Forces: authorize taxpayers to designate a portion of tax 
        payments to a National Military Family Relief Fund to assist 
        families of members who are serving in, or have served in, 
        Iraq or Afghanistan (see H.R. 1175), H12364 [4NO]
      ------enhance readiness by replacing current ``Don't Ask, Don't 
        Tell'' policy concerning homosexuality with a policy of 
        nondiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation (see H.R. 
        1283), H9056 [29JY]
      ------ensure that Reserve members who have served on active duty 
        or performed certain active service receive credit toward 
        early receipt of non-regular service retired pay (see H.R. 
        208), H486 [22JA]
      ------express condolences to families and friends of victims of 
        shooting at the combat stress clinic at Camp Liberty, Iraq 
        (see H. Res. 471), H6013 [21MY]
      ------guarantee equity of military spouses with regard to 
        matters of residency (see H.R. 1182), H9397 [9SE]
      ------mint coins in commemoration of the establishment of the 
        Medal of Honor (see H.R. 1209), H4840 [27AP]
      ------prohibit increases in fees for military health care (see 
        H.R. 816), H1248 [11FE]
      ------provide pay increase for members of uniformed services 
        (see H.R. 1864), H4396 [1AP]
      ------recognize significant contributions of the Military 
        Working Dog (MWD) Program (see H. Res. 812), H13069 [17NO]
      ------reduce the age for receipt of military retired pay for 
        non-regular service (see H.R. 1695), H8809 [24JY]
      Bishop Ralph E. Brower Post Office Building, Jersey City, NJ: 
        designate (see H.R. 657), H485 [22JA]
      Budget: extend discretionary spending caps and pay-as-you-go for 
        direct spending (see H.R. 2116), H6619 [11JN]
      Civil rights: improve remedies for discrimination in the payment 
        of wages based on sex (see H.R. 12), H91 [8JA]
      Clothing industry: improve accuracy of fur products labeling 
        (see H.R. 2480), H15503 [16DE]
      Committee on POW and MIA Affairs (House, Select): establish (see 
        H. Res. 111), H6267 [4JN]
      Dept. of Commerce: establish a National Harmful Algal Bloom and 
        Hypoxia Program (see H.R. 3650), H13521 [3DE]
      Dept. of HHS: establish and implement a Pancreatic Cancer 
        Initiative (see H.R. 745), H5892 [20MY]
      ------provide for the participation of optometrists in the 
        National Health Service Corps scholarship and loan repayment 
        programs (see H.R. 1884), H6266 [4JN]
      Dept. of Justice: prohibit U.S. Attorneys and assistant U.S. 
        Attorneys from acting as or working for corporate monitors for 
        specified periods after their Federal service (see H.R. 4283), 
        H14826 [11DE]
      Dept. of the Treasury: clarify treatment of dividends paid on 
        shares of preferred stock issued by financial institutions 
        which received financial assistance under the Troubled Asset 
        Relief Program (see H.R. 3020), H13267 [18NO]
      ------provide for additional monitoring and accountability of 
        the Troubled Asset Relief Program (see H.R. 1242), H9442 
        [10SE]
      ------repeal authority to extend the Troubled Asset Relief 
        Program (see H.R. 4171), H13521 [3DE]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: clarify presumptions relating to 
        exposure of certain veterans who served in the vicinity of 
        Vietnam (see H.R. 2254), H13467 [2DE]
      ------deem certain service in Reserve components as active 
        service for purpose of certain administered laws (see H.R. 
        3787), H11166 [8OC]
      ------establish the Merchant Mariner Equity Compensation Fund to 
        provide benefits to certain individuals who served in the U.S. 
        merchant marine during World War II (see H.R. 23), H5400 [7MY]
      ------expand the capability to provide for the medical care 
        needs of veterans in southern New Jersey (see H.R. 1416), 
        H3402 [12MR]
      ------include certain active duty service in the Reserve 
        components as qualifying service for purposes of the Post 9/11 
        Veterans Educational Assistance Program (see H.R. 3554), H9492 
        [14SE]
      ------make certain improvements in benefits laws (see H.R. 
        3949), H12043 [28OC]
      ------make certain improvements in insurance and health care 
        programs (see H.R. 3219), H8183 [15JY]
      ------prohibit collection of certain copayments from 
        catastrophically disabled veterans (see H.R. 1335), H4525 
        [2AP]
      ------provide a plot allowance for spouses and children of 
        certain veterans buried in State cemeteries (see H.R. 2594), 
        H8100 [14JY]
      ------provide two-fiscal year budget authority for certain 
        medical care accounts (see H.R. 1016), H2603 [23FE]
      ------repeal requirement for reduction of survivor annuities 
        under the Survivor Benefit Plan to offset the receipt of 
        veterans' dependency and indemnity compensation (see H.R. 
        775), H5400 [7MY]
      ------restore plot allowance eligibility for veterans of any war 
        and restore headstone or marker allowance for eligible persons 
        (see H.R. 4044), H12586 [6NO]
      Discrimination: clarify that a discriminatory compensation 
        decision or other practice that is unlawful occurs each time 
        compensation is paid pursuant to the compensation decision or 
        other practice (see H.R. 11), H91 [8JA]
      Diseases: improve and enhance research and programs on childhood 
        cancer survivorship (see H.R. 2109), H6415 [9JN]
      ------increase awareness of risks of breast cancer in young 
        women and provide support for young women diagnosed with 
        breast cancer (see H.R. 1740), H4251 [31MR]
      Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act: repeal sunset 
        on expansion of the adoption credit and adoption assistance 
        programs (see H.R. 213), H382 [15JA]
      Education: encourage teaching of U.S. Constitution to high 
        school students in their senior year (see H. Res. 686), H9397 
        [9SE]
      Employment: prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual 
        orientation or gender identity (see H.R. 3017), H7447 [25JN]
      Federal employees: provide benefits to domestic partners (see 
        H.R. 2517), H7250 [24JN]
      Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act: preserve effectiveness of 
        medically important antibiotics used in treatment of human and 
        animal diseases (see H.R. 1549), H15503 [16DE]
      Federal Water Pollution Control Act: modify provisions relative 
        to beach monitoring (see H.R. 2093), H4733 [23AP]
      Filipino American History Month: observance (see H. Res. 780), 
        H11740 [23OC]
      Financial institutions: prohibit financial holding companies and 
        national banks from engaging, directly or indirectly, in real 
        estate brokerage or real estate management activities (see 
        H.R. 111), H2925 [3MR]
      Fish and fishing: extend authorized time period for rebuilding 
        of certain overfished fisheries (see H.R. 1584), H3640 [18MR]
      Food: ensure safety (see H.R. 1332), H3528 [17MR]
      Foreign policy: ensure that U.S. policy reflects appropriate 
        understanding and sensitivity on human rights, ethnic 
        cleansing, and genocide documented in U.S. record on the 
        Armenian Genocide (see H. Res. 252), H5401 [7MY]
      FRS: reform manner in which GAO audits the FRS Board of 
        Governors and the manner in which such audits are reported 
        (see H.R. 1207), H5308 [6MY]
      Gambling: delay compliance date for certain regulations relative 
        to prohibition on funding of unlawful Internet gambling (see 
        H.R. 2266), H8356 [17JY]
      ------provide for Dept. of the Treasury licensing of Internet 
        gambling, consumer protections, and enforcement of the tax 
        code (see H.R. 2267), H8356 [17JY]
      Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child 
        Abduction: urge Brazil to comply and return Sean Goldman to 
        David Goldman and review procedures available to obtain the 
        return of abducted children (see H. Res. 125), H1608 [13FE]
      Health: establish nationwide health insurance purchasing pool 
        for small businesses and the self-employed to offer a choice 
        of health plans and make health coverage more affordable and 
        accessible (see H.R. 2360), H5484 [12MY]
      ------expand access to preventive health care services that help 
        reduce unintended pregnancy, reduce the number of abortions, 
        and improve access to women's health care (see H.R. 463), H194 
        [13JA]
      ------provide for embryonic stem cell research (see H.R. 873), 
        H3105 [9MR]
      ------provide for health insurance coverage premium discounts 
        for healthy behavior and improvements toward healthy behavior 
        (see H.R. 3472), H9491 [14SE]
      ------provide for the licensure of biosimilar and 
        interchangeable biological products (see H.R. 1548), H5485 
        [12MY]
      ------reduce adolescent pregnancy, HIV rates, and other sexually 
        transmitted diseases (see H.R. 1551), H15503 [16DE]
      Hillerich & Bradsby Co.: anniversary of production of Louisville 
        Slugger baseball bat (see H. Res. 314), H5793 [19MY]
      Hinduism: recognize the holiday of Diwali (see H. Res. 798), 
        H11740 [23OC]
      Independence Day: support a national and international 
        celebration commemorating the 250th anniversary of the birth 
        of the U.S., focused on the Greater Philadelphia, PA, Region 
        (see H. Res. 986), H15502 [16DE]
      Investments: increase transparency and regulatory requirements 
        for trading certain derivative financial instruments (see H.R. 
        3300), H8585 [22JY]
      Iran: authorize State and local governments to direct 
        divestiture from, and prevent investment in, companies with 
        certain investments in Iran's energy sector (see H.R. 1327), 
        H3749 [23MR]
      ------expand economic sanctions against Iran to include 
        importation of refined petroleum (see H.R. 2194), H5582 [13MY]
      Iraq: support religious and ethnic minorities (see H. Res. 944), 
        H13520 [3DE]
      Israel: support right of self-defense against terrorism in the 
        Gaza Strip, encourage certain actions by Hamas, protect 
        innocent civilians, and promote the Israeli-Palestinian peace 
        process (see H. Res. 34), H163 [9JA]
      Johnson, Jim: tribute (see H. Res. 693), H9671 [16SE]
      Labor unions: establish efficient system to enable employees to 
        form, join, or assist labor organizations and provide for 
        mandatory injunctions for unfair labor practices during 
        organizing efforts (see H.R. 1409), H3144 [10MR]
      Local Radio Freedom Act: support (see H. Con. Res. 49), H8496 
        [21JY]
      Madagascar: condemn illegal extraction of natural resources (see 
        H. Res. 839), H11740 [23OC]
      Medicaid: allow States to permit certain eligible individuals 
        who have extremely high annual lifelong orphan drug costs to 
        continue on Medicaid notwithstanding increased income (see 
        H.R. 1441), H9281 [31JY]
      ------permit States the option to provide coverage for low-
        income individuals infected with HIV (see H.R. 1616), H7250 
        [24JN]
      Medicare: continue using current practice expense relative value 
        units for certain cardiology services (see H.R. 4371), H15500 
        [16DE]
      ------require continued application of budget neutrality on a 
        national basis in calculation of the urban and rural State 
        hospital wage index floor (see H.R. 2525), H5891 [20MY]
      Members of Congress: eliminate automatic salary adjustments (see 
        H.R. 156), H33 [6JA] (see H.R. 1597), H3749 [23MR] (see H.R. 
        4255), H14877 [14DE]
      Morristown National Historical Park: authorize expansion (see 
        H.R. 118), H7705 [26JN]
      Mother's Day: mint coins in commemoration of centennial of 
        establishment (see H.R. 2421), H7086 [19JN]
      Motor vehicles: restore economic rights of automobile dealers 
        (see H.R. 2743), H6904 [16JN]
      NASA: award Congressional Gold Medal to Neil A. Armstrong, Edwin 
        E. (Buzz) Aldrin, Michael Collins, and John Glenn (see H.R. 
        2245), H8025 [13JY]
      National Association of Registered Agents and Brokers: reform 
        (see H.R. 2554), H6008 [21MY]
      National Brain Injury Awareness Month: designate (see H. Con. 
        Res. 40), H1249 [11FE] (see H. Res. 178), H1607 [13FE]
      National Estuaries Day: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 
        710), H9280 [31JY]
      National Military Family Month: support goals and ideals (see H. 
        Res. 861), H13069 [17NO]
      National Oilheat Research Alliance Act: reauthorize (see H.R. 
        3589), H13386 [1DE]
      NIH: establish Office of Mitochondrial Medicine (see H.R. 3502), 
        H9278 [31JY]
      Nobel Prize: recognition of President Obama for peace (see H. 
        Res. 864), H14744 [10DE]
      Oceans: adopt national policies and pursue international 
        agreements to prevent ocean acidification, and study its 
        impacts and effects on marine ecosystems and coastal economies 
        (see H. Res. 989), H15502 [16DE]
      Palmer, Arnold: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 1243), 
        H4397 [1AP]
      Patricia D. McGinty-Juhl Post Office Building, Harrison, NJ: 
        designate (see H.R. 3539), H9341 [8SE]
      Postal Service: allow payment of share of contributions for 
        annuitants' health benefits out of the Postal Service Retiree 
        Health Benefits Fund (see H.R. 22), H2980 [4MR]
      Public lands: designate certain portions of the red rock canyons 
        of the Colorado Plateau and the Basin and Range Deserts in 
        Utah as wilderness (see H.R. 1925), H10408 [30SE]
      Public safety officers: provide collective bargaining rights for 
        State or local government employees (see H.R. 413), H15503 
        [16DE]
      Radio: provide parity in performance rights to artists for use 
        of their sound recordings (see H.R. 848), H2926 [3MR]
      ------provide parity in performance rights to artists for use of 
        their sound recordings, cosponsorship withdrawn (see H.R. 
        848), H9208 [30JY]
      Read for the Record Day: designate (see H. Res. 741), H9490 
        [14SE]
      Roads and highways: amend length and weight limitations for 
        vehicles operating on Federal-aid highways (see H.R. 1618), 
        H8100 [14JY]
      ------reduce Federal highway funds available to States that do 
        not enact a law prohibiting an individual from writing, 
        sending, or reading text messages while operating a motor 
        vehicle (see H.R. 3535), H13386 [1DE]
      Rosenzveig, Charles H.: tribute (see H. Res. 283), H3835 [24MR]
      Safety: express importance of swimming lessons and recognize 
        danger of drowning among minority children (see H. Res. 57), 
        H4064 [26MR]
      Social Security: repeal Government pension offset and windfall 
        elimination provisions (see H.R. 235), H2925 [3MR]
      Susan G. Komen for the Cure (organization): observe anniversary 
        of Susan G. Komen National Race for the Cure and commend 
        transition to Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure (see H. 
        Con. Res. 109), H6016 [21MY]
      Taxation: allow a refundable credit for volunteer members of 
        volunteer firefighting and emergency medical service 
        organizations (see H.R. 2601), H6011 [21MY]
      ------allow carryback of certain net operating losses (see H.R. 
        2452), H11458 [15OC]
      ------allow dealers in real estate to use the installment sales 
        method (see H.R. 3440), H9275 [31JY]
      ------allow deduction for real property taxes on the principal 
        residences to all individuals whether or not they itemize 
        other deductions (see H.R. 1716), H4026 [25MR]
      ------allow Federal civilian and military retirees to pay health 
        insurance premiums on a pretax basis and allow a deduction for 
        TRICARE supplemental premiums (see H.R. 1203), H3706 [19MR]
      ------extend employer wage credit for employees who are active 
        duty members of Armed Forces (see H.R. 4042), H12586 [6NO]
      ------extend exclusion from gross income for employer-provided 
        health coverage to certain employee designated beneficiaries 
        (see H.R. 2625), H12588 [6NO]
      ------extend the standard deduction for real property taxes and 
        adjust such deduction for inflation (see H.R. 2725), H6264 
        [4JN]
      ------increase deduction for business start-up expenditures (see 
        H.R. 1552), H5671 [15MY]
      ------make permanent the special rule for contributions of 
        qualified conservation contributions (see H.R. 1831), H9807 
        [22SE]
      ------provide for rollover of gain from divesting certain 
        qualified securities of businesses engaged in Iran or Sudan 
        discouraged activities (see H.R. 3516), H9279 [31JY]
      ------provide that the volume cap for private activity bonds 
        shall not apply to bonds for facilities for the furnishing of 
        water and sewage facilities (see H.R. 537), H13386 [1DE]
      ------remove cell phones from list of eligible depreciable 
        property (see H.R. 690), H13466 [2DE]
      ------treat automatic fire sprinkler systems as 5-year property 
        for purposes of depreciation (see H.R. 1194), H3056 [5MR]
      Tay-Sachs Awareness Month: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 
        692), H9671 [16SE]
      Telephones: facilitate nationwide availability of 2-1-1 
        telephone service for information and referral on health and 
        human services (see H.R. 211), H4688 [22AP]
      ------restrict any State or local jurisdiction from imposing a 
        new discriminatory tax on cell phone services, providers, or 
        property (see H.R. 1521), H6076 [2JN]
      Truth in Lending Act: prohibit unfair practices in electronic 
        payment system networks (see H.R. 2382), H6015 [21MY]
      U.N.: condemn Human Rights Council report alleging Israeli war 
        crimes and crimes against humanity relative to operations in 
        the Gaza Strip (see H. Res. 867), H12198 [2NO]
      U.S. Air Force Academy: anniversary of first graduating class 
        (see H. Con. Res. 139), H11168 [8OC]
      Veterans: clarify meaning of ``combat with the enemy'' for 
        purposes of service-connection of disabilities (see H.R. 952), 
        H5485 [12MY]
      ------enhance burial benefits (see H.R. 4045), H12587 [6NO]
      ------expand eligibility for concurrent receipt of military 
        retired pay or combat-related compensation with service-
        connected disability benefits and eliminate phase-in period 
        for such benefits (see H.R. 333), H5485 [12MY]
      ------improve and enhance mental health benefits, counseling, 
        and other benefits available to veterans and survivors (see 
        H.R. 2698), H12142 [29OC]
      Veterans Day: encourage greater recognition (see H. Res. 89), 
        H526 [26JA]
      VFW Day: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 483), H6013 
        [21MY]
      Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day: establish (see H. Res. 234), 
        H3707 [19MR]
      Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP): award a Congressional Gold 
        Medal (see H.R. 2014), H4580 [21AP]
      World War II: award Congressional Gold Medal to the 100th 
        Infantry Battalion and the 442d Regimental Combat Team, U.S. 
        Army (see H.R. 347), H922 [3FE]
      Yunus, Muhammad: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 2000), 
        H13266 [18NO]
  Bills and resolutions introduced
      al-Megrahi, Abdel Baset: condemn release of convicted terrorist 
        from a prison in Scotland to return home to Libya (see H. Res. 
        732), H9442 [10SE]
      Contracts: use Federal supply schedules for purchase of goods or 
        services from small businesses owned and controlled by 
        service-disabled veterans to meet certain contracting goals 
        (see H.R. 2415), H5664 [14MY]
      Dept. of HUD: make improvements to FHA mortgage insurance 
        programs (see H.R. 3146), H7945 [9JY]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: make certain improvements in 
        administration of medical facilities (see H.R. 4062), H12971 
        [7NO]
      ------prohibit recovery or collection of charges from a third 
        party for hospital care or medical services provided to a 
        veteran for a service-connected disability (see H.R. 1591), 
        H3640 [18MR]
      ------use Federal supply schedules for purchase of goods or 
        services from small businesses owned and controlled by 
        veterans or service-disabled veterans to meet certain 
        contracting goals (see H.R. 2416), H5664 [14MY]
      District of Columbia: authorize Gold Star Mothers National 
        Monument Foundation to establish a national monument (see H.R. 
        4197), H13519 [3DE]
      Economy: provide economic recovery payments to recipients of 
        Social Security, railroad retirement, and veterans disability 
        benefits (see H.R. 746), H777 [28JA]
      Fair Credit Reporting Act: exclude certain small health care 
        practices from Red Flag Guidelines (see H.R. 2345), H5483 
        [12MY]
      ------provide an exclusion from Red Flag Guidelines for certain 
        small businesses (see H.R. 3763), H11165 [8OC]
      Federal employees: ensure pay parity for Federal employees 
        serving at Joint Base McGuire/Dix/Lakehurst (see H.R. 2714), 
        H6263 [4JN]
      Jim Saxton Post Office Building, Mount Holly, NJ: designate (see 
        H.R. 986), H1247 [11FE]
      Medicare: preserve access to urban Medicare-dependent hospitals 
        (see H.R. 2574), H6009 [21MY]
      Public buildings: prohibit smoking in or near Federal buildings 
        (see H.R. 4131), H13352 [19NO]
      Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) Consortium: encourage 
        institutions of higher education to seek membership (see H. 
        Res. 491), H6075 [2JN]
  Letters
      FHA Multifamily Loan Limit Adjustment Act: several housing 
        organizations, H9523 [15SE]
      21st Century FHA Housing Act: Mortgage Bankers Association, 
        National Association of Home Builders, and National 
        Association of REALTORS, H9522 [15SE]
  Lists
      New Jersey Armed Forces members killed in action in Iraq and 
        Afghanistan, E1246 [21MY]
  Pledge of Allegiance
      House of Representatives, H11465 [20OC]
  Remarks
      Armed Forces: tribute to members killed in military action in 
        Iraq and Afghanistan, E1246 [21MY]
      Business and industry: clarify requirement relative to publicly 
        traded companies establishing internal financial operations 
        controls and obtaining an outside audit to validate soundness, 
        H14724 [10DE]
      Colleges and universities: prioritize grants to higher learning 
        institutions that promote activities to increase degree or 
        certificate completion for students who are veterans, H9681, 
        H9682 [17SE]
      Credit: increase maximum mortgage loan limits for FHA multi-
        family housing projects with elevators and for extremely high-
        cost areas (H.R. 3527), H9522 [15SE]
      Delran, NJ: anniversary of VFW Post 3020, E2760 [16NO]
      Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military 
        activities and prescribing personnel strengths (H.R. 2647), 
        H7337 [25JN]
      Dept. of HUD: make improvements to FHA mortgage insurance 
        programs (H.R. 3146), H9520, H9521, H9522 [15SE]
      Economy: provide economic recovery payments to recipients of 
        Social Security, railroad retirement, and veterans disability 
        benefits, H5635 [14MY]
      ------provide financial regulatory reform, protect consumers and 
        investors, enhance Federal understanding of insurance issues, 
        and regulate the over-the-counter derivatives markets (H.R. 
        4173), H14724 [10DE]
      ------provide stimulus for economic recovery, H42 [7JA]
      Education: student loan programs, H9682 [17SE]
      Fair Credit Reporting Act: provide an exclusion from Red Flag 
        Guidelines for certain small businesses (H.R. 3763), H11467, 
        H11468 [20OC]
      Grosso, Gina: National Association of Women Business Owners 
        Beyond the Glass Ceiling Award recipient, E2643 [27OC]
      Health: establish nationwide health insurance purchasing pool 
        for small businesses and the self-employed to offer a choice 
        of health plans and make health coverage more affordable and 
        accessible (H.R. 2360), H6125 [3JN]
      Higher Education Act: amend (H.R. 3221), H9681, H9682 [17SE]
      Jim Saxton Post Office Building, Mount Holly, NJ: designate 
        (H.R. 986), E920 [21AP]
      Moorestown, NJ: tribute to Moorestown High School girls' 
        lacrosse team, H6594 [11JN]
      Nobel Prize: recognition of George E. Smith for physics, 
        E2531 [14OC]
      Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) Consortium: encourage 
        institutions of higher education to seek membership (H. Res. 
        491), H9830 [23SE]
      Votes: position on missed, H8202 [16JY], H9165 
        [30JY], E1408 [15JN], E2152 [31JY], 
        E2435 [1OC], E2534 [14OC]
      Water: develop technologies and practices that treat eutrophic 
        bodies of water, including estuaries, H4702 [23AP]
      Water Research and Development Initiative: implement (H.R. 
        1145), H4702 [23AP]
  Tributes
      Epworth, Bernie, E1463 [17JN]
      Foley, Douglas J., E2947 [10DE]
      Gifford, William R., E2765 [16NO]
      Mercready, James P., E2964 [10DE]
      Pryor, John P., E97 [15JA]
      Zweiman, Robert, E2576 [20OC]




ADLER, JON

  Letters
      Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act (FERA), S4739 [27AP]




ADLER, ROBERT S.

  Remarks in Senate
      CPSC: nomination, S5273 [7MY]
  Reports filed
      Nomination to the CPSC: Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
        Transportation (Senate), S8864 [5AU]




ADMINISTRATIVE CONFERENCE OF THE U.S.

  Reports filed
      Nomination of Paul R. Verkuil To Be Administrative Conference of 
        the U.S. Chairman: Committee on the Judiciary (Senate), S12909 
        [10DE]




ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGES RETIREMENT ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 2850), H6743 [12JN]




ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE, U.S. COURTS  see Courts




ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT AND OVERSIGHT FOR COMMUNITY FINANCIAL 
    INSTITUTIONS ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 2676), H6154 [3JN]




ADOLESCENT WEB AWARENESS REQUIRES EDUCATION (AWARE) ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 3222), H8184 [15JY] (see H.R. 3630), H9898 
        [23SE]




ADOPTION  see Families and Domestic Relations




ADOPTION TAX RELIEF GUARANTEE ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see S. 2816), S11972 [21NO]
  Remarks in Senate
      Enact (S. 2816), S11972 [21NO]
  Texts of
      S. 2816, provisions, S11972 [21NO]




ADORNO, ROLENA KLAHN

  Reports filed
      Nomination to the National Council on the Humanities: Committee 
        on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (Senate), S10634 
        [21OC]




ADRIAN, MI

  Remarks in House
      Adrian College: anniversary, E604 [10MR]
      Adrian Dominican Sisters: anniversary, E604 [10MR]
  Remarks in Senate
      Adrian Dominican Sisters: anniversary, S5553 [18MY]




ADRIAN COLLEGE

  Remarks in House
      Anniversary, E604 [10MR]




ADULT EDUCATION AND ECONOMIC GROWTH ACT

  Analyses
      Provisions (H.R. 3238), H8418 [21JY]
  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see S. 1468), S7639 [16JY]
  Remarks in House
      Enact (H.R. 3238), H8417, H8418 [21JY]
  Remarks in Senate
      Enact (S. 1468), S7644 [16JY]
  Texts of
      S. 1468, provisions, S7645-S7650 [16JY]




ADULT EDUCATION AND FAMILY LITERACY ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Education: strengthen communities through English literacy and 
        civic education for new citizens (see S. 1478), S7779 [21JY] 
        (see H.R. 3249), H8355 [17JY]
  Remarks in House
      Education: strengthen communities through English literacy and 
        civic education for new citizens (H.R. 3249), H10467 [6OC]




ADULT EDUCATION AND FAMILY LITERACY WEEK

  Bills and resolutions
      Designate (see H. Res. 707), H9280 [31JY]
  Remarks in House
      Designate (H. Res. 707), H10465-H10468 [6OC], E2501 [8OC]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 707, designate, H10465 [6OC]




ADVANCE CARE PLANNING AND COMPASSIONATE CARE ACT

  Remarks in House
      Enact (H.R. 2911), E1474 [17JN]




ADVANCE DIRECTIVE PROMOTION ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 3253), H8355 [17JY]




ADVANCE PLANNING AND COMPASSIONATE CARE ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see S. 1150), S5819 [21MY]
  Remarks in Senate
      Enact (S. 1150), S5862 [21MY]
  Texts of
      S. 1150, provisions, S5863-S5872 [21MY]




ADVANCED VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY ACT

  Amendments
      Enact (H.R. 3246), H9575, H9577, H9578, H9579, H9580, H9581, 
        H9582, H9583, H9584, H9585 [16SE]
  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 3246), H8355 [17JY]
      Enact (H.R. 3246): consideration (see H. Res. 745), H9548 [15SE]
  Motions
      Enact (H.R. 3246), H9589 [16SE]
  Remarks in House
      Dept. of Energy: establish a research, development, 
        demonstration, and commercial application program to promote 
        research of technologies for heavy duty plug-in hybrid 
        vehicles, H9581 [16SE]
      ------establish Innovative Automotive Demonstration Program 
        within existing Vehicle Technologies Program, H9580, H9581 
        [16SE]
      ------freeze future advanced vehicle technologies funding, H9578 
        [16SE]
      ------include agricultural and construction nonroad equipment in 
        a program of research, development, demonstration, and 
        commercial application in vehicle technologies, H9582, H9583 
        [16SE]
      ------include agricultural and construction nonroad equipment in 
        a research, development, demonstration, and commercial 
        application vehicle technologies program, E2327 [22SE]
      ------include nonchemical batteries and electromechanical 
        storage technologies in a program of research in vehicle 
        technologies, H9583, H9584 [16SE]
      ------include recreational vehicles under the medium and heavy-
        duty commercial and transit vehicles research and development 
        program, H9584 [16SE]
      ------provide for a program of research in refueling and 
        recharging infrastructure for alternative and hybrid vehicles 
        in rural areas, H9582 [16SE]
      ------provide funding for retrofitting existing vehicle with 
        advanced vehicle technologies, H9579, H9580 [16SE]
      ------require advanced technologies program to research and 
        develop methods for reducing waste and emissions from advanced 
        battery technology to increase calendar and cycle life, H9585 
        [16SE]
      ------require reports on medium to heavy-duty vehicle program 
        and commercialized technologies and ensure nonroad mobile 
        equipment is eligible for nonroad systems pilot program, H9577 
        [16SE]
      ------require reports on the commercial and passenger advanced 
        vehicle technology program, H9579 [16SE]
      ------support public-private partnerships and industry programs 
        dedicated to overcoming barriers in commercial application of 
        vehicle technologies, H9585, H9586 [16SE]
      Enact (H.R. 3246), H9570-H9591 [16SE], E2300 [17SE], E2327 
        [22SE]
      ------consideration (H. Res. 745), H9566-H9568 [16SE]
      ------motion to recommit, H9589-H9591 [16SE]
  Reports filed
      Consideration of H.R. 3246, Provisions: Committee on Rules 
        (House) (H. Res. 745) (H. Rept. 111-255), H9548 [15SE]
      Provisions: Committee on Science and Technology (House) (H.R. 
        3246) (H. Rept. 111-254), H9490 [14SE]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 745, consideration of H.R. 3246, provisions, H9566 
        [16SE]




ADVERTISING

  Amendments
      FDA: provide with certain authority to regulate tobacco products 
        (H.R. 1256), S5952, S5953 [2JN], S6051, S6052, S6053, S6054, 
        S6055, S6078, S6101, S6124, S6125, S6126, S6128 [3JN], S6216, 
        S6217, S6218, S6219, S6220, S6226, S6227 [4JN], S6274, S6275, 
        S6278, S6279, S6282, S6284, S6285, S6290, S6295, S6298, S6299, 
        S6302, S6303, S6305, S6310, S6315 [8JN], H4344 [1AP], H6630 
        [12JN]
  Articles and editorials
      Lung Cancer Educator Dies After Long Battle, H4314 [1AP]
      Raising the Awareness and Prevention of Lung Cancer, H4314 [1AP]
  Bills and resolutions
      Armed Forces: prohibit the unauthorized use of names and images 
        of members (see H.R. 2304), H5397 [7MY]
      Business and industry: require employees at call centers who 
        initiate or receive telephone calls to disclose physical 
        location of such employees (see H.R. 3621), H9806 [22SE]
      Credit cards: require creditors to report terms and conditions 
        of business, marketing, promotional, and college affinity card 
        agreements with institutions of higher education and alumni 
        organizations (see H.R. 2217), H5061 [30AP]
      Dept. of Agriculture: promote domestic beef and establish new 
        referendum requirements (see S. 1062), S5555 [18MY]
      Dept. of Education: study and report on the marketing of foods 
        and beverages in elementary and secondary schools (see H.R. 
        3625), H9806 [22SE]
      Dept. of HUD: establish Office of Housing Counseling (see H.R. 
        47), H29 [6JA]
      Dept. of Justice: provide grants to States to protect older 
        Americans from misleading and fradulent marketing practices, 
        with the goal of increasing retirement security (see S. 906), 
        S4806 [28AP]
      ------provide grants to States to protect older Americans from 
        misleading and fraudulent marketing practices, with the goal 
        of increasing retirement security (see S. 1661), S9264 [10SE] 
        (see H.R. 3551), H9441 [10SE]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: carry out a national media campaign 
        directed at homeless veterans and veterans at risk for 
        becoming homeless (see H.R. 2559), H6009 [21MY]
      ------include on the departmental Internet site a hyperlink to 
        the VetSuccess Internet site and other employment sites and 
        publicize such sites (see H.R. 3685), H10408 [30SE]
      FCC: prescribe a standard to preclude commercials from being 
        broadcast at louder volumes than the program material they 
        accompany (see S. 2847), S12708 [8DE] (see H.R. 1084), H1605 
        [13FE]
      FDA: establish standards for the inclusion of risks, benefits, 
        and comparative clinical effectiveness information in drug and 
        device labeling and advertising (see S. 1142), S5819 [21MY]
      ------provide with certain authority to regulate tobacco 
        products (see S. 982), S5128 [5MY] (see H.R. 1256), H2923 
        [3MR]
      ------provide with certain authority to regulate tobacco 
        products (H.R. 1256), consideration (see H. Res. 307), H4249 
        [31MR]
      ------provide with certain authority to regulate tobacco 
        products (H.R. 1256), consideration of Senate amendment (see 
        H. Res. 532), H6616 [11JN]
      Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act: prohibit marketing of 
        authorized generic drugs (see S. 501), S2558 [26FE] (see H.R. 
        573), H380 [15JA]
      Federal Tobacco Regulatory Agency: establish (see S. 579), S3073 
        [12MR]
      Fish and fishing: include persons engaged in the fishery 
        industry as charter boats or recreational fishermen in certain 
        collective marketing associations (see S. 297), S786 [22JA] 
        (see S. 477), S2473 [25FE]
      FTC: explicitly prohibit the sending of text messages containing 
        an unsolicited advertisement to a cellular telephone number 
        listed on the ``do-not-call'' registry (see H.R. 1391), H3104 
        [9MR]
      ------issue new rules preventing telemarketing firms from 
        calling during certain hours (see H.R. 522), H324 [14JA]
      Health: ensure the FTC bears the burden of proof in false 
        advertising cases involving dietary supplements and dietary 
        ingredients (see H.R. 3394), H9055 [29JY]
      Medicare: standardize marketing requirements under Medicare 
        Advantage and prescription drug programs and provide for State 
        certification prior to waiver of licensure requirements under 
        prescription drug program (see H.R. 3089), H7704 [26JN]
      Motor vehicles: require advertising to display information 
        regarding fuel consumption and fuel cost (see H.R. 818), H920 
        [3FE]
      National Consumer Protection Week: support goals and ideals (see 
        H. Res. 179), H2602 [23FE]
      NCAA: prohibit the promotion, marketing, or advertising of any 
        post-season Division I Football Bowl Subdivision game as a 
        national championship game unless such game is the culmination 
        of a playoff system (see H.R. 390), H160 [9JA]
      Pharmaceuticals: prohibit as indecent the broadcasting of any 
        advertisement for medication for the treatment of erectile 
        dysfunction (see H.R. 2175), H4999 [29AP]
      Political campaigns: reform financing of House of 
        Representatives elections (see H.R. 158), H34 [6JA] (see H.R. 
        1826), H4250 [31MR] (see H.R. 2056), H4687 [22AP]
      ------reform financing of Senate elections (see S. 752), S4063 
        [31MR]
      ------regulate political outreach through automated prerecorded 
        phone messages (see S. 1077), S5614 [19MY]
      Small business: promote commercialization of certain small 
        business research and development projects (see H.R. 2769), 
        H6413 [9JN]
      Taxation: deny any deduction for advertising and marketing 
        directed at children to promote the consumption of food at 
        fast food restaurants or food of poor nutritional quality (see 
        H.R. 4310), H14980 [15DE]
      ------deny any deduction for direct-to-consumer advertisements 
        of prescription drugs (see S. 2842), S12618 [7DE] (see S. 
        2873), S13032 [11DE] (see H.R. 2966), H7084 [19JN]
      ------deny deduction for advertising and promotional expenses 
        for prescription pharmaceuticals (see S. 1763), S10318 [8OC] 
        (see H.R. 3979), H12197 [2NO]
      ------prohibit tax deduction for health insurance advertising 
        (see H.R. 3205), H8099 [14JY]
      ------prohibit tax deduction for prescription drug advertising 
        (see H.R. 2917), H6971 [17JN]
      Telecommunications: prohibit unsolicited text message spam (see 
        S. 788), S4310 [2AP]
      Telephones: prohibit deceptive altering or disguising of caller 
        identification on outbound telephone calls (see S. 30), S169 
        [7JA] (see H.R. 1110), H2601 [23FE] (see H.R. 1258), H2923 
        [3MR]
  Cloture motions
      FDA: provide with certain authority to regulate tobacco products 
        (H.R. 1256), S5887 [21MY], S6171 [4JN], S6244 [8JN], S6412 
        [10JN]
      ------provide with certain authority to regulate tobacco 
        products (H.R. 1256), motion to proceed, S5918 [2JN]
  Letters
      Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act: Charles D. 
        Connor, American Lung Association, S6409 [10JN]
      ------Daniel E. Smith, American Cancer Society Cancer Action 
        Network, S6408 [10JN]
      ------David T. Tayloe, Jr., American Academy of Pediatrics, 
        S6409 [10JN]
      ------Georges C. Benjamin, American Public Health Association, 
        S6409 [10JN]
      ------Matthew L. Myers, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids 
        (organization), S6409 [10JN]
      ------Michael D. Maves, AMA, S6409 [10JN]
      ------Mike Mullen, Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair, S5936 [2JN]
      ------Representative Conyers, Committee on the Judiciary 
        (House), H4340 [1AP]
      ------Representative Waxman, Committee on Energy and Commerce 
        (House), H4340 [1AP]
      ------several former Federal health officials, S6408 [10JN]
  Motions
      FDA: provide with certain authority to regulate tobacco products 
        (H.R. 1256), H4413 [2AP], H6651 [12JN]
  Remarks in House
      Credit cards: require creditors to report terms and conditions 
        of business, marketing, promotional, and college affinity card 
        agreements with institutions of higher education and alumni 
        organizations (H.R. 2217), E1035 [30AP]
      Crime: use of billboards in apprehension of criminals, E896 
        [21AP]
      Dept. of HUD: establish Office of Housing Counseling (H.R. 47), 
        H5358 [7MY]
      FCC: prescribe a standard to preclude commercials from being 
        broadcast at louder volumes than the program material they 
        accompany (H.R. 1084), H14907-H14910 [15DE]
      FDA: constitutionality of certain tobacco advertising 
        regulations, H6625, H6657 [12JN]
      ------provide with certain authority to regulate tobacco 
        products (H.R. 1256), H3800-H3805 [24MR], H4318-H4368 [1AP], 
        H4491 [2AP], E854, E859, E867, E873, E875, E885 [2AP], E893, 
        E912, E920 [21AP]
      ------provide with certain authority to regulate tobacco 
        products (H.R. 1256), consideration (H. Res. 307), H4310-H4318 
        [1AP]
      ------provide with certain authority to regulate tobacco 
        products (H.R. 1256), consideration of Senate amendment (H. 
        Res. 532), H6623-H6630 [12JN]
      ------provide with certain authority to regulate tobacco 
        products (H.R. 1256), earmark declaration, E831 [31MR]
      ------provide with certain authority to regulate tobacco 
        products (H.R. 1256), motion to recommit, H4413 [2AP]
      ------provide with certain authority to regulate tobacco 
        products (H.R. 1256), Senate amendment, H6630-H6660 [12JN], 
        E1426 [15JN], E1493, E1502 [18JN]
      Health: ensure the FTC bears the burden of proof in false 
        advertising cases involving dietary supplements and dietary 
        ingredients (H.R. 3394), E2086 [29JY]
      Political campaigns: ethics reform and contribution limits, 
        H9498 [15SE]
      ------reform financing of House of Representatives elections, 
        H11386 [15OC], H12049 [29OC]
      ------reform financing of House of Representatives elections 
        (H.R. 158), H615 [28JA]
      ------reform financing of House of Representatives elections 
        (H.R. 1826), H4919 [29AP]
      Telephones: prohibit deceptive altering or disguising of caller 
        identification on outbound telephone calls (H.R. 1110), 
        H14896, H14897, H14946 [15DE]
      Tobacco products: restrict marketing aimed at children, H6628 
        [12JN]
      ------strategies to reduce the harm of products and the number 
        of smokers, H6626, H6627 [12JN]
  Remarks in Senate
      Committee on the Budget (Senate): appropriations allocation 
        revisions to S. Con. Res. 13, setting forth the Federal budget 
        for 2009-2014, S6023 [3JN], S6712 [17JN]
      Credit cards: require creditors to report terms and conditions 
        of business, marketing, promotional, and college affinity card 
        agreements with institutions of higher education and alumni 
        organizations, S5492 [14MY]
      Dept. of HUD: provide additional resources for program 
        advertising, Housing Counseling Assistance Program, and Office 
        of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity personnel, S4538, S4561 
        [22AP]
      Dept. of Justice: provide grants to States to protect older 
        Americans from misleading and fraudulent marketing practices, 
        with the goal of increasing retirement security, S4612 [23AP]
      EPA: clarify authority to regulate pesticides, S6500 [11JN]
      FCC: prescribe a standard to preclude commercials from being 
        broadcast at louder volumes than the program material they 
        accompany (S. 2847), S12710 [8DE]
      FDA: establish standards for the inclusion of risks, benefits, 
        and comparative clinical effectiveness information in drug and 
        device labeling and advertising (S. 1142), S5848 [21MY]
      ------provide with certain authority to regulate tobacco 
        products (H.R. 1256), S4399 [2AP], S4405 [20AP], S5567 [19MY], 
        S5887 [21MY], S6017-S6024 [3JN], S6140-S6155, S6161-S6174 
        [4JN], S6231, S6233, S6234, S6241-S6247 [8JN], S6327-S6329, 
        S6335-S6342, S6347, S6352-S6354 [9JN], S6401, S6405, S6412, 
        S6415 [10JN], S6497-S6501 [11JN], S6712 [17JN]
      ------provide with certain authority to regulate tobacco 
        products (H.R. 1256), motion to proceed, S5918-S5922, S5924-
        S5941, S5984 [2JN], S5985, S5988, S5994, S5997-S6012, S6017 
        [3JN]
      ------provide with certain authority to regulate tobacco 
        products (H.R. 1256), unanimous-consent agreement, S6228 
        [4JN], S6318 [8JN], S6389 [9JN]
      ------regulation of smokeless tobacco products, S5999-S6001 
        [3JN]
      Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act: prohibit marketing of 
        authorized generic drugs (S. 501), S2569 [26FE]
      Political campaigns: reform financing of elections, S3818 [26MR]
      ------reform financing of Senate elections (S. 752), S10630 
        [21OC]
      ------regulate political outreach through automated prerecorded 
        phone messages (S. 1077), S5620 [19MY]
      Supreme Court: impact of decision in Citizens United v. FEC on 
        corporate political contributions, S10622-S10630 [21OC]
      Taxation: deny deduction for advertising and promotional 
        expenses for prescription pharmaceuticals (S. 1763), S10320 
        [8OC]
      Telecommunications: prohibit unsolicited text message spam (S. 
        788), S4319 [2AP]
      Telephones: prohibit deceptive altering or disguising of caller 
        identification on outbound telephone calls (S. 30), S173 [7JA]
      Tobacco products: discourage use and reduce consumption by 
        children and youth, S5997, S6001 [3JN], S6162-S6168 [4JN]
      ------prohibit cigarette manufacturers from making claims or 
        representations based on data derived from the FTC cigarette 
        testing method, S6353 [9JN]
      ------restrict marketing aimed at children, S5927 [2JN]
  Reports filed
      Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation (CALM) Act: 
        Committee on Energy and Commerce (House) (H.R. 1084) (H. Rept. 
        111-374), H14876 [14DE]
      Consideration of H.R. 1256, Family Smoking Prevention and 
        Tobacco Control Act: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 307) 
        (H. Rept. 111-72), H4249 [31MR]
      Consideration of Senate Amendment to H.R. 1256, Family Smoking 
        Prevention and Tobacco Control Act: Committee on Rules (House) 
        (H. Res. 532) (H. Rept. 111-145), H6616 [11JN]
      Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act: Committee on 
        Energy and Commerce (House) (H.R. 1256) (H. Rept. 111-58), 
        H4127 [30MR]
      ------Committee on Oversight and Government Reform (House) (H.R. 
        1256) (H. Rept. 111-58), H4127 [30MR]
      Preventing Harassment Through Outbound Number Enforcement 
        (PHONE) Act: Committee on the Judiciary (House) (H.R. 1110) 
        (H. Rept. 111-321), H12197 [2NO]
      Truth in Caller ID Act: Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
        Transportation (Senate) (S. 30) (S. Rept. 111-96), S10989 
        [2NO]
  Rulings of the Chair
      FDA: provide with certain authority to regulate tobacco products 
        (H.R. 1256), S6412 [10JN]
  Tables
      Committee on the Budget (Senate) appropriations allocation 
        revisions to S. Con. Res. 13, setting forth the Federal budget 
        for 2009-2014, S6023, S6024 [3JN], S6712 [17JN]
  Testimonies
      Can Tobacco Cure Smoking? Review of Tobacco Harm Reduction: 
        Richard H. Carmona, Public Health Service (2003), S5999-S6001 
        [3JN]
      FDA Oversight Authority of Tobacco Industry: Steve Troxler, 
        H4315 [1AP]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 307, consideration of H.R. 1256, Family Smoking 
        Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, H4310 [1AP]
      H. Res. 532, consideration of Senate amendment to H.R. 1256, 
        Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, H6623 
        [12JN]
      H.R. 1084, Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation (CALM) 
        Act, H14907 [15DE]
      H.R. 1110, Preventing Harassment Through Outbound Number 
        Enforcement (PHONE) Act, H14896 [15DE]
      H.R. 1256, Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, 
        S6501-S6523 [11JN], H4318-H4338 [1AP], H6630-H6651 [12JN]
      S. 30, Truth in Caller ID Act, S174 [7JA]
      S. 752, Fair Elections Now Act, S4074-S4080 [31MR]
      S. 982, Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, 
        S5143-S5163 [5MY]
      S. 1077, Robocall Privacy Act, S5621 [19MY]
      S. 1142, Informed Health Care Decision Making Act, S5849 [21MY]




ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON STUDENT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

  Appointments
      Members, S9091 [7AU], S10791 [27OC]




ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON THE RECORDS OF CONGRESS

  Appointments
      Members, S3034 [11MR], H3127 [10MR], H4969 [29AP]




ADVISORY COUNCIL ON HISTORIC PRESERVATION

  Remarks in House
      History: authorize the Preserve America Program and Save 
        America's Treasures Program, H3982 [25MR]




AEPPEL, TIMOTHY

  Articles and editorials
      Sticks and Stones May Break Bones, but Warsaw, Ind., Makes 
        Replacements, H9778 [22SE]




AEROJET-GENERAL CORP.

  Remarks in House
      Camden, AR: tribute to production facility employees, E2634 
        [26OC]
  Remarks in Senate
      Camden, AR: tribute to production facility employees, S10696 
        [22OC]




AERONAUTICS  see Aviation




AETNA INC.

  Letters
      Senior Navigation and Planning Act, S6575 [15JN]




AFFIRMATION OF THE U.S. RECORD ON THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE RESOLUTION

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see S. Res. 316), S10635 [21OC]
  Texts of
      S. Res. 316, provisions, S10644 [21OC]




AFFORDABLE ACCESS TO PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see S. 1630), S8993 [6AU]
  Remarks in Senate
      Enact (S. 1630), S9027 [6AU]
  Texts of
      S. 1630, provisions, S9027-S9029 [6AU]




AFFORDABLE HEALTH CARE FOR AMERICA ACT

  Amendments
      Enact (H.R. 3962), H12198 [2NO], H12921, H12927 [7NO]
  Analyses
      Prohibit Federal Funding of Abortions Under Any National Health 
        Care Plan: George Washington University School of Public 
        Health and Health Services, S12673 [8DE]
      Provisions (H.R. 3962): 18th Congressional District of Texas 
        Benefits, H12855 [7NO]
  Articles and editorials
      Bredesen Faces Painful Choices as TN Begins Budget Triage, 
        S11399 [17NO]
      Half Done on Health Reform, H12985 [16NO]
      Report--Bill Would Reduce Senior Care, S11398 [17NO]
  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 3962), H12140 [29OC]
      Enact (H.R. 3962): consideration (see H. Res. 903), H12586 [6NO]
  Bulletins
      Tell Congress--Remove Abortion Funding & Mandates From Needed 
        Health Care Reform: U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, 
        H12437 [5NO]
  Letters
      Health care choices for veterans: Raymond C. Kelley, AMVETS, 
        H12556 [6NO]
      ------Thomas Zampieri, Blinded Veterans Association, H12557 
        [6NO]
      National policy to provide health care and reform insurance 
        procedures: Representative Burgess, H12123 [29OC]
      Provisions: Chris Benge, Oklahoma State House of 
        Representatives, H12610 [7NO]
      ------Glenn Coffee, Oklahoma State Senate, H12609 [7NO]
      ------Representative Cole, H12609, H12610 [7NO]
      ------Susan Eckerly, National Federation of Independent 
        Business, H12871 [7NO]
      ------Thomas A. Barthold, Committee on Taxation (Joint), H12619, 
        H12864 [7NO]
      Require that text, amendments, conference report, and CBO 
        scoring of health care reform legislation be available on the 
        Internet for a certain period as the legislation proceeds: 
        several Senators, S11513 [18NO]
      State Children's Health Insurance Program under Affordable 
        Health Care for America Act: several Representatives, H12879 
        [7NO]
  Lists
      CBO staff who worked on analyzing H.R. 3962, provisions, H12855 
        [7NO]
      Deaths of individuals attributed to not seeking treatment due to 
        a lack of health insurance identified by congressional 
        districts, H12351-H12353 [4NO]
      Groups opposing H.R. 3962, provisions, H12617 [7NO]
      Tax increases included in H.R. 3962, provisions, H12618 [7NO]
      Texas congressional districts with the highest percentage of 
        uninsured constituents, H12855 [7NO]
  Memorandums
      Provisions: Thomas A. Barthold, Committee on Taxation (Joint), 
        S11140 [5NO]
  Motions
      Enact (H.R. 3962), H12963 [7NO]
  Press releases
      Health Care Reform Is About Saving Lives, Not Destroying Them: 
        U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, H12437 [5NO]
      Provisions: Representative Wolf, H12845 [7NO]
  Remarks in House
      Advisory Committee on Health Workforce Evaluation and 
        Assessment: monitor adequacy of health care workforce and 
        report workforce shortages, H14861 [14DE]
      Appropriations: revised allocation of spending authority to 
        certain committees of the House, H12970 [7NO]
      Brain Injury Association of America: guidelines for the 
        assessment and health care needs of individuals with brain 
        injuries, H12896 [7NO]
      Budget: deficit, H12273 [3NO], H13133 [18NO]
      Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services: release of report on 
        impact of Affordable Health Care for America Act, H13010 
        [17NO]
      Congress: tribute to staff who worked on H.R. 3962, provisions, 
        H12855, H12969 [7NO]
      Dept. of HHS: establish the School-Based Health Clinic Program, 
        H13012 [17NO]
      Economy: Federal Government control versus free enterprise, 
        H13126 [18NO]
      Enact (H.R. 3962), H12047, H12048, H12049, H12050, H12118-
        H12121, H12122, H12123, H12126, H12132-H12138 [29OC], H12143, 
        H12145, H12175, H12176, H12180, H12181, H12182-H12195 [2NO], 
        H12199, H12206, H12207, H12208, H12209, H12210, H12211, 
        H12212, H12213, H12214, H12215, H12216, H12217, H12218, 
        H12219, H12220, H12221, H12222, H12223, H12224, H12225, 
        H12226, H12227, H12228, H12229, H12230, H12231, H12232, 
        H12258-H12266, H12272-H12285 [3NO], H12291, H12292, H12293, 
        H12296-H12299, H12306, H12312, H12314, H12337, H12338, H12339, 
        H12341-H12361 [4NO], H12367, H12368, H12369, H12370, H12389, 
        H12429-H12453 [5NO], H12459, H12460, H12461, H12463-H12465, 
        H12467, H12468, H12475, H12485, H12537-H12540, H12542, H12543, 
        H12549, H12550, H12551, H12552, H12553, H12554-H12582 [6NO], 
        H12591, H12592, H12593, H12594, H12623-H12968 [7NO], H12982, 
        H12983, H12984, H12989 [16NO], H13007, H13009, H13010, H13011, 
        H13012, H13013, H13038-H13056 [17NO], H13073, H13119, H13126-
        H13133, H13262-H13264 [18NO], H13270, H13271, H13276, H13303-
        H13307, H13329-H13331, H13334 [19NO], H13358 [1DE], H13390, 
        H13454-H13457 [2DE], H13511, H13513-H13516 [3DE], H13523, 
        H13524 [7DE], H13552, H13583, H13584 [8DE], H14376, H14377, 
        H14378, H14379 [9DE], H14449 [10DE], H14814-H14820 [11DE], 
        H14847, H14851, H14857, H14861, H14862, H14867-H14874 [14DE], 
        H14883, H14884, H14885, H14886, H14911, H14913, H14915, 
        H14916, H14955, H14959, H14967, H14970 [15DE], H15480, H15486, 
        H15487 [16DE], E2659 [29OC], E2698 [3NO], E2719 [4NO], E2729, 
        E2731 [5NO], E2733 [6NO], E2755, E2756 [9NO], E2759, E2762, 
        E2766, E2770, E2772, E2775 [16NO], E2779 [17NO], E2812, E2823, 
        E2830, E2836 [19NO], E2858 [1DE], E2868 [2DE], E2922, E2925, 
        E2932 [10DE]
      ------consideration (H. Res. 903), H12598-H12622 [7NO]
      ------corrections in engrossment, H12969 [7NO]
      ------motion to recommit, H12966, H12967 [7NO]
      Health: allow competition in the biosimilar and interchangeable 
        biological products industry, H12888, H12890, H12891, H12896, 
        H12897, H12899, H12914, H12915 [7NO], E2755 [9NO]
      ------deaths of individuals attributed to not seeking treatment 
        due to a lack of health insurance, H12350-H12355 [4NO], H13119 
        [18NO]
      ------ensure that health insurance issuers and medical 
        malpractice insurance issuers cannot engage in price fixing, 
        bid rigging, or market allocations to the detriment of 
        competition and consumers, H12889 [7NO]
      ------establish health savings accounts for all citizens, 
        H13038-H13042 [17NO]
      ------expand use of health savings accounts, H13052 [17NO]
      ------impact of health care reform on long-term jobs strategy, 
        H14449 [10DE]
      ------impact of increased medical device taxes or fees on 
        research and development, competition, and viability of 
        domestic orthopedic industry, H12216, H12262, H12263 [3NO], 
        H12314 [4NO]
      ------impact of prescription drug discounts on the 
        biopharmaceutical industry, H12896 [7NO]
      ------impose criminal penalties for failure to purchase health 
        insurance, H12860, H12891 [7NO]
      ------include treatment for alcoholism, drug addiction, 
        depression, and mental illness in health care reform 
        legislation, H12049 [29OC]
      ------prohibit Federal funding of abortions under any national 
        health care plan, H12221, H12222, H12229, H12231 [3NO], H12338 
        [4NO], H12434-H12441 [5NO], H12551, H12562 [6NO], H12594, 
        H12618, H12838, H12839, H12844, H12849, H12857, H12858, 
        H12881, H12884, H12916, H12921-H12927 [7NO], H14376, H14377, 
        H14378, H14379 [9DE], H14874 [14DE], E2733 [6NO], E2770, E2775 
        [16NO], E2779 [17NO], E2823 [19NO], E2922, E2925, E2932 [10DE]
      ------protect rights of patients and health care providers 
        relative to provision of health care without violating their 
        religious beliefs or moral convictions, H12224 [3NO]
      ------provide health insurance education and outreach, in 
        coordination with the SBA, to hard-to-reach communities, 
        H12844 [7NO]
      ------provide medical debt counseling, H12892 [7NO]
      ------reduce health care and insurance costs through medical 
        malpractice tort reform, H12260, H12265, H12285 [3NO], H12337 
        [4NO], H12369, H12446 [5NO], H12606, H12620, H12841, H12856, 
        H12882, H12888, H12956 [7NO], H13048, H13050, H13056 [17NO]
      ------reduce health care and insurance costs through medical 
        malpractice tort reform and apply savings to establish a 
        Seniors Protection and Medicare Regional Payment Equity Fund, 
        H12966, H12967 [7NO]
      ------require maternity care coverage in all individual and 
        employer insurance programs, H12847 [7NO]
      ------urge Members of Congress favoring a public, federally-run 
        health insurance option to forgo participation in Federal 
        Employees Health Benefits Program and agree to enroll in such 
        option, H12222 [3NO], H12368 [5NO]
      Health care facilities: support physician-owned hospitals, 
        H12853 [7NO]
      Health care professionals: home health care service funding, 
        H12122 [29OC]
      House of Representatives: legislative process, H12119-H12121, 
        H12133 [29OC]
      House Rules: require that legislation and conference reports be 
        available on the Internet prior to consideration by the House, 
        H12120, H12121 [29OC]
      Immigration: prevent illegal immigrants from receiving public 
        health benefits, H12227 [3NO], H12563 [6NO], H13263 [18NO], 
        E2731 [5NO]
      Insurance: prohibit gender rating in the group and individual 
        markets for health insurance coverage, E2836 [19NO]
      Interstate compacts: allow establishment for the purpose of 
        expanding health insurance options, H12849 [7NO]
      Medicaid: solvency, H13043, H13044 [17NO]
      Medicare: allow waiver of copays for biosimilar interchangeable 
        drugs, H12842 [7NO]
      ------eliminate funding cuts, H14378 [9DE], H14883 [15DE]
      ------home health services funding, H12339 [4NO]
      ------improve fairness and reduce regional inequities in 
        reimbursement payments to providers, H12262 [3NO], H12882, 
        H12884, H12900, H12955 [7NO]
      ------Medicare Advantage program funding, H12262 [3NO], H12477 
        [6NO], H13270, H13271 [19NO], H14884 [15DE]
      ------modify physician reimbursement policies to ensure a future 
        physician workforce, H12121 [29OC]
      ------reform, H12562 [6NO]
      ------solvency, H12262 [3NO], H12982 [16NO], H13044 [17NO], 
        H13131, H13132 [18NO]
      News media: allegations of bias in reports of President Obama's 
        promise not to raise taxes relative to Affordable Health Care 
        for America Act, H13074 [18NO]
      Pharmaceuticals: prohibit brand name drug companies from 
        compensating generic drug companies to delay the entry of a 
        generic drug into the market, H12889 [7NO]
      Republican Party: national agenda, H12132, H12133 [29OC]
      Small business: economic impact of increased tax rates, H12475-
        H12477, H12485 [6NO], H12613, H12914, H12915 [7NO], H13042, 
        H13043 [17NO], H13511 [3DE]
      Social Security: preserve the State Children's Health Insurance 
        Program, H12878 [7NO], H13011 [17NO]
      Taxation: rates, H12258, H12261 [3NO], H12429 [5NO]
      U.S. Chamber of Commerce: evaluation and impact of Obama 
        administration business policies, H12049, H12122 [29OC]
      Veterans: health care choices, H12556 [6NO], H12848 [7NO]
      Women: health care for women and role of women in health care 
        decisions, H12182-H12189 [2NO]
  Remarks in Senate
      Enact (H.R. 3962), S10881, S10882, S10893, S10894 [29OC], S11140 
        [5NO], S11260, S11264, S11265 [9NO], S11307-S11313, S11315, 
        S11317, S11332, S11356 [10NO], S11359, S11372-S11374 [16NO], 
        S11393-S11395, S11397-S11402, S11422-S11424 [17NO], S11443-
        S11459, S11465-S11467, S11482-S11484, S11511-S11513 [18NO], 
        S11515-S11523, S11533-S11537, S11573-S11576 [19NO]
      Health: achieve access to comprehensive primary health care 
        services and reform organization of primary care delivery 
        through Community Health Center and National Health Service 
        Corps programs expansion, S11465 [18NO]
      ------allow States to implement single-payer health care plans, 
        S11466 [18NO]
      ------prohibit Federal funding of abortions under any national 
        health care plan, S11312, S11315 [10NO], S11520 [19NO]
      IRS: role in implementation, administration, and enforcement of 
        health care reform, S11482-S11484 [18NO]
      Medicaid: exempt States and local governments from costs due to 
        unfunded Federal mandates, S11397, S11400 [17NO]
      Medicare: Medicare Advantage program funding, S11393-S11395 
        [17NO], S11855-S11861 [20NO], S11951 [21NO]
      ------solvency, S11312 [10NO]
      Senate Rules: require that text, amendments, conference report, 
        and CBO scoring of health care reform legislation be available 
        on the Internet for a certain period as the legislation 
        proceeds, S11512 [18NO]
      Small business: economic impact of increased tax rates, S11312, 
        S11333 [10NO]
      Social Security: extend provisions under Medicaid and the State 
        Children's Health Insurance Program, S11457 [18NO]
      Taxation: rates, S11140 [5NO], S11401 [17NO]
  Reports filed
      Consideration of H.R. 3962, Provisions: Committee on Rules 
        (House) (H. Res. 903) (H. Rept. 111-330), H12586 [6NO]
  Statements
      Prohibit Federal Funding of Abortions Under Any National Health 
        Care Plan: Minnesota Religious Coalition for Reproductive 
        Choice, H12926 [7NO]
  Tables
      Budget aggregates, H12970 [7NO]
      Revised allocation of spending authority to Committee on 
        Education and Labor, Committee on Energy and Commerce (House), 
        and Committee on Ways and Means (House), H12970 [7NO]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 903, consideration of H.R. 3962, provisions, H12598 
        [7NO]
      H.R. 3962, provisions, H12623-H12834 [7NO]




AFFORDABLE HEALTH CHOICES ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see S. 1679), S9554 [17SE]
  Reports filed
      Provisions: Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions 
        (Senate) (S. 1679), S9553 [17SE]




AFFORDABLE TUTORING OF OUR CHILDREN ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see S. 744), S4062 [31MR]
  Remarks in Senate
      Enact (S. 744), S4070 [31MR]
  Texts of
      S. 744, provisions, S4071 [31MR]




AFGHANISTAN, ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF

  Addresses
      Beyond the Surge--Assessing the President's Afghanistan 
        Strategy: Representative Skelton, E2909 [8DE]
      New Afghanistan, Pakistan Strategies: President Obama, H6573 
        [11JN]
  Amendments
      Appropriations: making supplemental appropriations for military 
        and stabilization activities in Iraq, Afghanistan, and 
        Pakistan, and pandemic influenza response (H.R. 2346), S5591, 
        S5595, S5598, S5602, S5629, S5641, S5642, S5643, S5644 [19MY], 
        S5664, S5666, S5667, S5669, S5670, S5673, S5674, S5675, S5676, 
        S5677, S5681, S5683, S5688, S5689, S5690, S5691, S5733, S5734, 
        S5735, S5736, S5737, S5738, S5739, S5740, S5741, S5742, S5743, 
        S5744 [20MY], S5799, S5879, S5880, S5881 [21MY], S5967 [2JN], 
        H5486, H5487 [12MY], H5668 [14MY]
      ------making supplemental appropriations for military and 
        stabilization activities in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, 
        and pandemic influenza response (H.R. 2346), consideration (H. 
        Res. 434), H5605 [14MY]
      Women: express that the Shi'ite Personal Status Law violates the 
        fundamental human rights of women and should be repealed (S. 
        Con. Res. 19), S5881 [21MY]
  Announcements
      Moment of silence to honor U.S. troops killed in military action 
        in Iraq and Afghanistan, H49 [7JA], H1102 [10FE], H2995 [5MR], 
        H4286 [1AP], H5081 [4MY], H6550 [11JN], H7781 [8JY], H9301 
        [8SE], H10418 [1OC], H12245 [3NO], H13409 [2DE]
  Appointments
      Commission on Wartime Contracting, S11236 [5NO], H4393 [1AP]
      Conferees: H.R. 2346, supplemental appropriations for military 
        and stabilization activities in Iraq, Afghanistan, and 
        Pakistan, and pandemic influenza response, S5804 [21MY], H6551 
        [11JN]
  Articles and editorials
      Afghanistan, H5600 [14MY]
      Afghanistan Abyss, H9307 [8SE]
      Cut the Military Budget--II, H3036 [5MR]
      Department of Defense Report Details Raynham Soldier's Heroism, 
        E2037 [28JY]
      Don't Go Wobbly on Afghanistan, S10396 [14OC]
      Family and Friends Say Goodbye to Fallen Marine, S14137 [24DE]
      From Vietnam 1959 to Afghanistan 2009, H8468 [21JY]
      Governor Rell--Flags at Half Staff To Honor Fallen Marine, 
        S14137 [24DE]
      History Will Credit Bush With Keeping Country Safe, S370 [14JA]
      How Not To Defeat al Qaeda, S10394-S10396 [14OC]
      Intraparty Fights Pervade Agenda, S6485 [11JN]
      Johnson, Gorbachev, Obama, H14948 [15DE]
      Politics of Escalation, H5599 [14MY]
      Ridding Afghanistan of Corruption Will Be No Easy Task, H13255 
        [18NO]
      SFC Larry Hawks Awarded Silver Star for Defending Comrades, 
        S4436 [20AP]
      10 Green Berets To Receive Silver Star for Afghan Battle, S5322 
        [11MY]
      Time To Get Out of Afghanistan, H9305 [8SE]
      To Die for a Mystique, H7116 [23JN]
      U.S. Envoy Resists Increase in Troops, H13255 [18NO]
      Waterbury Marine Dies in Afghanistan, S14137 [24DE]
  Bills and resolutions
      Appropriations: making supplemental appropriations for military 
        and stabilization activities in Iraq, Afghanistan, and 
        Pakistan, and pandemic influenza response (see S. 1054), S5501 
        [14MY] (see H.R. 2346), H5483 [12MY]
      ------making supplemental appropriations for military and 
        stabilization activities in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, 
        and pandemic influenza response (H.R. 2346), consideration 
        (see H. Res. 434), H5580 [13MY]
      ------making supplemental appropriations for military and 
        stabilization activities in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, 
        and pandemic influenza response (H.R. 2346), consideration of 
        conference report (see H. Res. 545), H6805 [15JN]
      Armed Forces: authorize taxpayers to designate a portion of tax 
        payments to a National Military Family Relief Fund to assist 
        families of members who are serving in, or have served in, 
        Iraq or Afghanistan (see H.R. 1175), H2833 [25FE]
      ------commend soldiers and civilian personnel stationed at Fort 
        Gordon, GA (see H. Con. Res. 206), H12044 [28OC]
      ------delay any presumption of death in connection with the 
        kidnapping in Iraq or Afghanistan of a retired member to 
        ensure the continued payment of the member's retired pay (see 
        H.R. 2585), H6010 [21MY]
      ------honor service and achievements of female members and 
        veterans, commend those currently serving in Iraq and 
        Afghanistan, and ensure receipt of adequate combat training 
        (see H. Res. 904), H13001 [16NO]
      ------improve and enhance mental health benefits, counseling, 
        and other benefits available to members and survivors (see 
        H.R. 2699), H6262 [4JN]
      ------pay an additional amount of assignment special pay to 
        members who agree to serve in Afghanistan for a certain period 
        or the duration of the U.S. mission in that country (see H.R. 
        2960), H7084 [19JN]
      ------prohibit increase of members serving in Afghanistan (see 
        H.R. 3699), H10455 [1OC]
      ------provide postal benefits for personal correspondence and 
        certain parcels sent to members serving on active military 
        duty abroad (see H.R. 704), H601 [27JA] (see H.R. 2126), H4839 
        [27AP]
      ------provide vouchers for postal benefits for personal 
        correspondence and small parcels to members serving or 
        hospitalized overseas, and make such vouchers transferable 
        (see H.R. 707), H601 [27JA]
      ------specify minimum time periods between deployment of units 
        and members of the military to Iraq and Afghanistan (see H.R. 
        1052), H1519 [12FE] (see H.R. 3449), H9275 [31JY]
      ------tribute to members for service in Iraq and Afghanistan 
        (see H. Con. Res. 195), H10519 [6OC]
      California: tribute to Armed Forces members from the Inland 
        Empire region for service in Iraq and Afghanistan (see H. Res. 
        93), H602 [27JA]
      Dept. of Defense: establish medical surveillance system 
        identifying Armed Forces members exposed to chemical hazards 
        from waste disposal in Iraq and Afghanistan and prohibit 
        disposal producing toxic levels (see H.R. 2419), H5664 [14MY]
      ------provide benefits under the Post-Deployment/Mobilization 
        Respite Absence program for certain periods before the 
        implementation of the program (see S. 559), S2964 [10MR] (see 
        H.R. 1222), H2873 [26FE]
      ------request the President and require the Dept. of Defense to 
        furnish the House of Representatives all information on impact 
        of notification of Miranda rights to certain detainees in 
        Afghanistan (see H. Res. 602), H7705 [26JN]
      ------submit a report to Congress outlining the exit strategy 
        for U.S. forces from Afghanistan (see H.R. 2404), H5663 [14MY]
      Dept. of Justice: request the President and require the Dept. of 
        Justice to furnish the House of Representatives all 
        information on notification of Miranda rights to certain 
        detainees in Afghanistan (see H. Res. 537), H6618 [11JN]
      Dept. of the Treasury: authorize issuance of U.S. War Bonds to 
        aid in funding operations in Iraq and Afghanistan (see S. 
        2846), S12708 [8DE] (see H.R. 4315), H14981 [15DE] (see H.R. 
        4385), H15501 [16DE]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: carry out pilot program to provide 
        outreach and training to certain college and university mental 
        health centers on the mental health of Iraq and Afghanistan 
        war veterans (see H.R. 785), H779 [28JA]
      ------establish a program to provide readjustment and mental 
        health services to veterans who served in Operation Iraqi 
        Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom (see H.R. 3282), H8495 
        [21JY]
      ------expand and improve health care services available to women 
        veterans, especially those serving in Iraq and Afghanistan 
        (see S. 597), S3113 [16MR] (see H.R. 1211), H2873 [26FE]
      Elections: call for run-off election between top two finishers 
        in Presidential election (see H. Res. 794), H10457 [1OC]
      Foreign policy: develop a comprehensive interagency strategy and 
        implementation plan for long-term security and stability (see 
        H.R. 2482), H5790 [19MY]
      Human rights: tribute to students of the Mirwais School for 
        Girls in Kandahar who were attacked by militants and support 
        efforts to decrease illiteracy and gender-based violence (see 
        S. Res. 109), S4574 [22AP]
      Illinois: tribute to National Guard (see H. Res. 936), H13354 
        [19NO]
      Immigration: adjust status for immediate family of Armed Forces 
        members who served honorably in Afghanistan and Iraq conflicts 
        (see S. 2757), S11290 [9NO]
      Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans Memorial Post Office, Des Moines, 
        IA: designate (see H.R. 3386), H9055 [29JY]
      National Wounded Warrior Day: designate (see S. Res. 333), 
        S11118 [4NO]
      Operation Enduring Freedom: anniversary of commencement (see H. 
        Res. 802), H10519 [6OC]
      Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction: 
        provide additional personnel authorities (see S. 615), S3163 
        [17MR]
      Tariff: provide duty-free treatment of certain goods from 
        designated Reconstruction Opportunity Zones in Afghanistan and 
        Pakistan (see S. 496), S2558 [26FE] (see H.R. 1318), H2980 
        [4MR]
      Taxation: establish a temporary surtax to offset the costs of 
        the Afghanistan war (see H.R. 4130), H13352 [19NO]
      Veterans: improve and enhance mental health benefits, 
        counseling, and other benefits available to veterans and 
        survivors (see H.R. 2698), H6262 [4JN]
      Washington (State): honor citizen-soldiers, including the 81st 
        Brigade Combat Team (Heavy) of the Washington Army National 
        Guard and Air National Guard (see H. Res. 627), H8008 [10JY]
      Women: commend the Five Million Afghan Women Campaign, ensure 
        full participation of women in elections, and encourage U.S. 
        support for women's awareness of governance and political 
        participation (see S. Res. 251), S9078 [7AU]
      ------express that the Shi'ite Personal Status Law violates the 
        fundamental human rights of women and should be repealed (see 
        S. Con. Res. 19), S4670 [23AP] (see H. Con. Res. 108), H4733 
        [23AP]
      ------promote empowerment (see S. 229), S337 [13JA] (see H.R. 
        2214), H5061 [30AP]
  Citations
      Bronze Star presentation to Robert Gutierrez, Jr., S5324 [11MY]
      Silver Star presentation to David J. Sanders, S5323 [11MY]
      Silver Star presentation to Dillon L. Behr, S5323 [11MY]
      Silver Star presentation to John W. Walding, S5323 [11MY]
      Silver Star presentation to Kyle M. Walton, S5323 [11MY]
      Silver Star presentation to Luis G. Morales, S5323 [11MY]
      Silver Star presentation to Matthew O. Williams, S5323 [11MY]
      Silver Star presentation to Michael D. Carter, S5323 [11MY]
      Silver Star presentation to Ronald J. Shurer, S5323 [11MY]
      Silver Star presentation to Scott E. Ford, S5323 [11MY]
      Silver Star presentation to Seth E. Howard, S5323 [11MY]
  Cloture motions
      Appropriations: making supplemental appropriations for military 
        and stabilization activities in Iraq, Afghanistan, and 
        Pakistan, and pandemic influenza response (H.R. 2346), S5607 
        [19MY], S5771 [21MY]
      ------making supplemental appropriations for military and 
        stabilization activities in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, 
        and pandemic influenza response (H.R. 2346), conference 
        report, S6710 [17JN]
  Conference reports
      Supplemental Appropriations for Military and Stabilization 
        Activities in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, and Pandemic 
        Influenza Response (H.R. 2346), H6683-H6741 [12JN]
  E-mails
      Afghanistan end state and strategy: Chuck Krulak, H9306 [8SE]
  Letters
      Develop a strategy for continued U.S. military presence in 
        Afghanistan: Robert M. Gates, Sec. of Defense, S10013 [1OC]
      ------Senator Specter, S9492, S9493 [17SE]
      ------several Representatives, H10042 [29SE]
      Develop a strategy for continued U.S. military presence of Armed 
        Forces in Afghanistan: several Representatives, H13252 [18NO]
      Equipment needs of Armed Forces serving in Afghanistan: 
        Representative Tiberi, E2495 [8OC]
      ------Stephen M. Twitty, Dept. of the Army, E2495 [8OC]
  Lists
      Alaska Armed Forces members killed in action in Iraq and 
        Afghanistan, S11314 [10NO]
      Armed Forces members killed in action in Iraq, H5984 [21MY]
      Armed Forces members killed in action in Iraq and Afghanistan, 
        S4660 [23AP], S10985 [2NO]
      California Armed Forces members killed in action in Iraq and 
        Afghanistan, S13314 [16DE]
      Earmarks and unrequested congressional adds in conference report 
        to H.R. 2346, supplemental appropriations for military and 
        stabilization activities in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, 
        and pandemic influenza response, S6791 [18JN]
      Montana Armed Forces members killed in action in Iraq and 
        Afghanistan, S11328 [10NO]
      New Jersey Armed Forces members killed in action in Iraq and 
        Afghanistan, E1246 [21MY]
  Motions
      Appropriations: making supplemental appropriations for military 
        and stabilization activities in Iraq, Afghanistan, and 
        Pakistan, and pandemic influenza response (H.R. 2346), H5630 
        [14MY], H6545 [11JN]
  Quotations
      ``Art of War'': Sun Tzu, H13375 [1DE]
  Remarks in House
      Adelphi, MD: tribute to Army National Guard 290th Military 
        Police Co., H3476 [17MR]
      American Legion: tribute to Heroes to Hometowns golf tournament, 
        H10075 [30SE]
      Appropriations: making supplemental appropriations for military 
        and stabilization activities in Iraq, Afghanistan, and 
        Pakistan, and pandemic influenza response, H5372 [7MY]
      ------making supplemental appropriations for military and 
        stabilization activities in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, 
        and pandemic influenza response (H.R. 2346), H5554 [13MY], 
        H5585, H5587, H5607-H5632, H5636, H5638 [14MY], H5693 [18MY], 
        H6240, H6241, H6258-H6260 [4JN], H6292 [8JN], H6316 [9JN], 
        H6417 [10JN], H6544, H6597 [11JN], H6622, H6662-H6665, H6667 
        [12JN], E1180 [15MY], E1181 [18MY], E1390 [12JN]
      ------making supplemental appropriations for military and 
        stabilization activities in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, 
        and pandemic influenza response (H.R. 2346), conference 
        report, H6815, H6829, H6865-H6885 [16JN], H8066 [14JY], H8685 
        [23JY], E1471, E1474, E1477, E1478 [17JN], E1485 [18JN]
      ------making supplemental appropriations for military and 
        stabilization activities in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, 
        and pandemic influenza response (H.R. 2346), consideration (H. 
        Res. 434), H5594-H5607 [14MY], E1189 [18MY]
      ------making supplemental appropriations for military and 
        stabilization activities in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, 
        and pandemic influenza response (H.R. 2346), consideration of 
        conference report (H. Res. 545), H6850-H6854 [16JN]
      ------making supplemental appropriations for military and 
        stabilization activities in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, 
        and pandemic influenza response (H.R. 2346), corrections in 
        engrossment, H5632 [14MY]
      ------making supplemental appropriations for military and 
        stabilization activities in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, 
        and pandemic influenza response (H.R. 2346), earmark 
        declaration, E1179 [15MY]
      ------making supplemental appropriations for military and 
        stabilization activities in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, 
        and pandemic influenza response (H.R. 2346), motion to 
        instruct conferees, H6545-H6550 [11JN]
      ------making supplemental appropriations for military and 
        stabilization activities in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, 
        and pandemic influenza response (H.R. 2346), motion to 
        recommit, H5630, H5631 [14MY]
      ------revised allocation of spending authority to Committee on 
        Appropriations (House), H5640 [14MY], H6129 [3JN]
      Armed Forces: commend soldiers and civilian personnel stationed 
        at Fort Gordon, GA (H. Con. Res. 206), H13526 [7DE], E2908 
        [8DE], E2936 [10DE]
      ------develop a strategy for continued U.S. military presence, 
        H8392 [20JY], H8468 [21JY], H8950 [28JY], H8981 [29JY], H9416 
        [10SE], H9705 [17SE], H9742, H9777 [22SE], H9810 [23SE], H9915 
        [24SE], H9981 [25SE], H10042 [29SE], H10074 [30SE], H10437 
        [1OC], H10526, H11079 [7OC], H11118, H11156-H11160 [8OC], 
        H11268, H11269 [13OC], H11302 [14OC], H11558 [21OC], H11586 
        [22OC], H11716, H11729, H11730 [23OC], H11771 [26OC], H11834 
        [27OC], H12013, H12017 [28OC], H12181 [2NO], H12225 [3NO], 
        H12340 [4NO], H12430, H12433 [5NO], H12974, H12982 [16NO], 
        H13010, H13037, H13056-H13062 [17NO], H13250-H13257 [18NO], 
        H13358, H13359, H13375, H13378 [1DE], E2490 [8OC]
      ------effect of stop-loss policy on members' morale, H3786 
        [24MR]
      ------effect of stop-loss policy on military members' morale, 
        H3698 [19MR]
      ------ensure that members of the Individual Ready Reserve who 
        have served in Iraq or Afghanistan receive quarterly 
        counseling calls from properly trained personnel, H7379 [25JN]
      ------pay an additional amount of assignment special pay to 
        members who agree to serve in Afghanistan for a certain period 
        or the duration of the U.S. mission in that country, H7348 
        [25JN]
      ------pay an additional amount of assignment special pay to 
        members who agree to serve in Afghanistan for a certain period 
        or the duration of the U.S. mission in that country (H.R. 
        2960), E1506 [19JN]
      ------prohibit increase of members serving in Afghanistan, 
        H11081 [7OC], H14887 [15DE]
      ------provide additional pay to servicemembers whose enlistments 
        have been involuntarily extended, H5624 [14MY]
      ------provide vouchers for postal benefits for personal 
        correspondence and small parcels to members serving or 
        hospitalized overseas, and make such vouchers transferable, 
        H7379, H7380 [25JN]
      ------provide vouchers for postal benefits for personal 
        correspondence and small parcels to members serving or 
        hospitalized overseas, and make such vouchers transferable 
        (H.R. 707), E1216 [20MY]
      ------report on distribution of hemostatic agents to members 
        serving in Iraq and Afghanistan, H7349 [25JN]
      ------strategy for continued U.S. military presence, H13389, 
        H13390, H13392, H13444-H13446 [2DE], H13470, H13471, H13499 
        [3DE], H13543-H13548 [7DE], H13602, H13605, H13606 [8DE], 
        H14376, H14377 [9DE], H14887, H14947, H14950, H14952-H14954 
        [15DE], H15415, H15485 [16DE]
      ------tribute to members for service in Iraq and Afghanistan, 
        H3113 [10MR], H4552 [21AP], H9322 [8SE], E648 [12MR], E3034, 
        E3055 [17DE]
      ------tribute to members killed in military action in Iraq and 
        Afghanistan, H8391 [20JY], E1246 [21MY]
      ------tribute to servicemen and veterans, H9715 [17SE], E2258 
        [14SE]
      Bergdahl, Bowe R.: Taliban capture of U.S. soldier, H8390 [20JY]
      Bright, Representative: report on congressional delegation trip 
        to Iraq and Afghanistan, H2635 [25FE]
      Budget: inclusion of costs of wars in Iraq and Afghanistan in 
        normal budget process, H4227, H4228 [31MR]
      Congress: accomplishments of the 111th Congress, H9265 [31JY], 
        H15477 [16DE]
      Congressional Progressive Caucus: national objectives priority 
        assignments, H5640-H5647 [14MY]
      Connecticut: tribute to Army National Guard 102d Infantry 
        Battalion, E2818 [19NO]
      ------tribute to Army National Guard 250th Engineer Co., E2818 
        [19NO]
      Dept. of Defense: funding, H2955 [4MR], H3033-H3039 [5MR], H3739 
        [23MR], H8505, H8506, H8536 [22JY]
      ------improve treatment and services relative to post-traumatic 
        stress disorder, major depression, and suicide prevention, 
        H5605 [14MY]
      ------modify the mandated Report on Progress Toward Security and 
        Stability in Afghanistan to include an assessment of the role 
        of coalition partners, H7362 [25JN]
      ------prohibit disposal of hazardous waste using open-air burn 
        pits during contingency operations of more than one year, 
        H7347, H7348 [25JN]
      ------review of protocol on media coverage of return to the U.S. 
        of the remains of Armed Forces members killed overseas, H1278 
        [12FE], H2864 [26FE], H3683 [19MR]
      ------Stryker MEV funding, H5628 [14MY]
      ------submit a report to Congress outlining the exit strategy 
        for U.S. forces from Afghanistan, H7338-H7340 [25JN], H9305-
        H9307 [8SE]
      ------submit a report to Congress outlining the exit strategy 
        for U.S. forces from Afghanistan (H.R. 2404), H5596, H5625 
        [14MY], H5693 [18MY], H5985 [21MY], H6667 [12JN], H6853, H6854 
        [16JN], H7117 [23JN]
      Dept. of Justice: provision of Miranda rights to certain 
        detainees in Afghanistan, H6546-H6548 [11JN], H6622, H6666 
        [12JN], H6915 [17JN], H7012, H7014 [18JN], H7026 [19JN], E1400 
        [12JN]
      ------provision of Miranda rights to certain detainees in Iraq 
        and Afghanistan, H12995 [16NO]
      Dept. of State: domestic release of the VOA film ``A Fateful 
        Harvest'', H6493, H6494 [10JN]
      ------provide financial assistance for exchange programs for 
        women legislators in Afghanistan, H6506 [10JN]
      ------report on Special Immigrant Visa Programs for certain 
        Iraqis and Afghanis employed by or on behalf of the U.S. 
        Government in both Afghanistan and Iraq, H6503 [10JN]
      Dept. of the Treasury: authorize issuance of U.S. War Bonds to 
        aid in funding operations in Iraq and Afghanistan (H.R. 4385), 
        E3022 [17DE]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: expand and improve health care 
        services available to women veterans, especially those serving 
        in Iraq and Afghanistan (H.R. 1211), H7097-H7101 [23JN], E1633 
        [26JN]
      ------improve treatment and services relative to post-traumatic 
        stress disorder, major depression, and suicide prevention, 
        H1206 [11FE]
      Disasters: tribute to DEA agents and Armed Forces members killed 
        in helicopter crash, H12125 [29OC], E2822 [19NO]
      Drugs: reduce drug trafficking to eliminate financial support 
        that traffickers provide to terrorist organizations, H13542 
        [7DE]
      Foreign aid: assistance to Pakistan and Afghanistan, H10525 
        [7OC]
      ------make assistance to Pakistan and Afghanistan conditional, 
        H5172 [6MY]
      Foreign policy: assess status of the war on terrorism, H84 
        [8JA], H1277 [12FE], H1592 [13FE], H2955 [4MR], H5638 [14MY], 
        H7116 [23JN], H8066 [14JY], H8685 [23JY], H9305-H9308 [8SE], 
        H9470 [14SE], H9537 [15SE], H11269 [13OC], H13257 [18NO], 
        H13554 [8DE]
      ------develop objectives for U.S. policy relative to Afghanistan 
        and Pakistan, H11149 [8OC]
      ------national objectives priority assignments, H6129 [3JN]
      ------promote empowerment of Afghan citizens in economic 
        development decisions, H8066 [14JY]
      House of Representatives: moment of silence in tribute to Xhacob 
        LaTorre, H14848 [14DE]
      ------report on bipartisan delegation to NATO Parliamentary 
        Assembly meeting, E2986-E2988 [14DE]
      Human rights: violations, H11136 [8OC]
      India: express sympathy for families of victims of Indian 
        Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, homicide bombing, E2490 [8OC]
      Iraq: assessment of war and reconstruction efforts, H8295 [16JY]
      ------call for redeployment of troops and a shift in political 
        and diplomatic strategy for stabilizing Iraq, H1135 [10FE], 
        H2949 [4MR]
      ------develop and implement a plan for withdrawal of Armed 
        Forces, H6417 [10JN], H13038 [17NO]
      Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans Memorial Post Office, Des Moines, 
        IA: designate (H.R. 3386), H9507, H9508 [15SE]
      Karzai, Hamid: inauguration as Afghanistan President for second 
        term, E2829 [19NO]
      King, Representative Steve: report on trip to Afghanistan, 
        H13541 [7DE]
      Leander, TX: tribute to Greater Leander Chamber of Commerce 
        participation in the Americans Supporting Americans 
        (organization) Adopt-a-Unit program, E2112 [31JY]
      ------tribute to participation in the Americans Supporting 
        Americans (organization) Adopt-a-Unit program, E2110 [31JY]
      Memorial Day: observance, H5985 [21MY]
      Middle East: provide for the redeployment of U.S. forces, H6293 
        [8JN]
      NATO: reassess U.S. membership, H7830 [8JY], H11101-H11104 [7OC]
      Obama, President: decision to block release of photos of alleged 
        abuse of detainees by U.S. personnel, H5587 [14MY], H6549 
        [11JN]
      ------evaluation of foreign policy, H4554 [21AP], H4919 [29AP]
      ------impact of Executive orders on national security, H2636 
        [25FE]
      Pakistan: military funding, E2995 [14DE]
      Pasadena, TX: tribute to Army 451st Civil Affairs Battalion, 
        E1314 [4JN]
      Pizza 4 Patriots (organization): tribute, E2078 [29JY]
      Political reform, H13324 [19NO]
      Round Rock, TX: tribute to participation in the Americans 
        Supporting Americans (organization) Adopt-a-Unit program, 
        E2114 [31JY]
      Schieffer, Bob: editorial comments relative to development of a 
        strategy for continued U.S. military presence in Afghanistan, 
        H12257 [3NO]
      Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction: 
        provide additional personnel authorities (S. 615), H6749 
        [15JN]
      Tariff: provide duty-free treatment of certain goods from 
        designated Reconstruction Opportunity Zones in Afghanistan and 
        Pakistan, H6568, H6572, H6577, H6578 [11JN]
      ------provide duty-free treatment of certain goods from 
        designated Reconstruction Opportunity Zones in Afghanistan and 
        Pakistan (H.R. 1318), E556 [4MR]
      Taxation: establish a temporary surtax to offset the costs of 
        the Afghanistan war (H.R. 4130), E3067 [23DE]
      Terrorism: assess status of the war on terrorism, H3058 [6MR]
      ------delay release of terror suspects, H9556 [16SE]
      Travis AFB, CA: tribute to U.S. Transportation Command, E528 
        [3MR]
      U.S. policy, H4047 [26MR], H4104 [30MR], H4720 [23AP], H5491 
        [13MY], H11449-H11455 [15OC]
      ------history, H13056-H13059 [17NO]
      Vermont: tribute to National Guard, H12048 [29OC]
      War: recognize impact of financial costs on U.S. economy and 
        move to redeploy U.S. Armed Forces and refocus efforts on 
        addressing domestic priorities, H12459 [6NO], H14448 [10DE]
      ------reiterate that Congress has the sole and exclusive power 
        to declare war and require congressional approval to maintain 
        a U.S. military presence in Afghanistan and continue 
        operations in Pakistan, H14739 [10DE]
      Washington (State): honor citizen-soldiers, including the 81st 
        Brigade Combat Team (Heavy) of the Washington Army National 
        Guard and Air National Guard (H. Res. 627), H11304, H11311-
        H11313 [14OC], E2567 [16OC]
      ------tribute to ``Operation Support Our Troops'', E2885 [3DE]
      Women: clarify that the Shi'ite Personal Status Law violates the 
        fundamental human rights of women and undermines the support 
        and goodwill of the U.S. and international community, H6497, 
        H6498 [10JN]
      ------express that the Shi'ite Personal Status Law violates the 
        fundamental human rights of women and should be repealed (H. 
        Con. Res. 108), E970 [23AP]
      ------promote empowerment (H.R. 2214), E1031 [30AP]
      ------require the Inspectors General of certain U.S. agencies to 
        include in their audits and reports the impact of development 
        assistance on the social, economic, and political empowerment 
        of women, H6492 [10JN]
  Remarks in Senate
      Afghanistan Security Forces Fund: funding, S10030, S10038 [1OC]
      American University of Afghanistan: tribute, S11484 [18NO]
      Appropriations: eliminate earmarks from appropriations 
        legislation, S6789-S6791 [18JN]
      ------making supplemental appropriations for military and 
        stabilization activities in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, 
        and pandemic influenza response (H.R. 2346), S5544 [18MY], 
        S5565, S5589-S5600, S5602, S5607 [19MY], S5649-S5683, S5685-
        S5691 [20MY], S5767-S5777, S5780-S5790, S5793, S5794, S5797-
        S5804 [21MY], S6484, S6485 [11JN]
      ------making supplemental appropriations for military and 
        stabilization activities in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, 
        and pandemic influenza response (H.R. 2346), conference 
        report, S6691, S6704-S6706, S6710 [17JN], S6772-S6793 [18JN], 
        S6844 [19JN], S6935 [23JN]
      ------making supplemental appropriations for military and 
        stabilization activities in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, 
        and pandemic influenza response (H.R. 2346), conference 
        report--unanimous-consent agreement, S6772 [18JN]
      ------making supplemental appropriations for military and 
        stabilization activities in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, 
        and pandemic influenza response (H.R. 2346), earmark 
        declaration, S6536 [11JN]
      ------making supplemental appropriations for military and 
        stabilization activities in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, 
        and pandemic influenza response (H.R. 2346), unanimous-consent 
        agreement, S5798 [21MY]
      Armed Forces: commend soldiers and civilian personnel stationed 
        at Fort Gordon, GA (H. Con. Res. 206), S13792 [22DE]
      ------develop a strategy for continued U.S. military presence, 
        S9284-S9289, S9292 [11SE], S9417-S9423, S9425-S9427 [16SE], 
        S9491 [17SE], S10158 [6OC], S10189-S10192 [7OC], S10275, 
        S10306 [8OC], S10393, S10402 [14OC], S10474-S10476 [15OC], 
        S10671, S10673, S10680 [22OC], S10765-S10767 [27OC], S10820-
        S10822, S10846 [28OC], S11014 [3NO], S11327 [10NO]
      ------strategy for continued U.S. military presence, S12099 
        [2DE], S12690 [8DE], S13414, S13422, S13427 [18DE]
      ------tribute to 3d Special Forces Group, Operational Detachment 
        Alpha 3336 Silver Star recipients, S5322 [11MY]
      ------tribute to members for service in Iraq and Afghanistan, 
        S9427 [16SE]
      ------tribute to members killed in military action in Iraq and 
        Afghanistan, S4503 [21AP], S4660 [23AP], S8187 [28JY], S10985 
        [2NO], S11328 [10NO]
      ------tribute to members wounded in military action in Iraq and 
        Afghanistan, S11315 [10NO]
      Bush, President: evaluation of administration relative to the 
        war on terrorism, S366-S370 [14JA]
      Carper, Senator: report on congressional delegation trip to 
        Pakistan and Afghanistan, S5895-S5897 [1JN]
      Committee on the Budget (Senate): appropriations allocation 
        revisions to S. Con. Res. 13, setting forth the Federal budget 
        for 2009-2014, S5607 [19MY], S6934 [23JN]
      Contracts: promote accountability and prevent fraud in Federal 
        contracting relative to war and reconstruction efforts in 
        Afghanistan, S9115-S9117 [8SE]
      Dept. of Defense: ensure that civilian personnel in Afghanistan 
        receive counterinsurgency coordination training, S5678 [20MY], 
        S10019 [1OC]
      ------making emergency supplemental appropriations, S4407 
        [20AP], S4907, S4911 [30AP]
      ------require testimony of senior military and diplomatic 
        officials on additional forces, resources, and strategy 
        required to meet objectives relative to Afghanistan and 
        Pakistan, S9766 [24SE], S9993, S10009-S10015, S10025, S10027, 
        S10050 [1OC]
      Dept. of Justice: provision of Miranda rights to certain 
        detainees in Iraq and Afghanistan, S7975, S8000 [23JY]
      Dept. of the Treasury: authorize issuance of U.S. War Bonds to 
        aid in funding operations in Iraq and Afghanistan (S. 2846), 
        S12710 [8DE]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: expand and improve health care 
        services available to women veterans, especially those serving 
        in Iraq and Afghanistan, S11321 [10NO], S11525 [19NO]
      Elections, S9293 [11SE]
      ------run-off in Presidential election, S10566 [20OC]
      Foreign aid: funding for development programs in Pakistan and 
        Afghanistan, nuclear nonproliferation, fighting global AIDS, 
        and promoting sustainable development, S4118, S4119, S4146, 
        S4162-S4164 [1AP]
      Foreign policy: assess status of the war on terrorism, S5430 
        [13MY], S7352 [10JY], S9284-S9289, S9292 [11SE], S9417-S9423, 
        S9425-S9427 [16SE], S9581 [21SE], S9944, S9970 [30SE], S10023 
        [1OC], S10189-S10192 [7OC]
      ------develop objectives for U.S. policy relative to Afghanistan 
        and Pakistan, S5669 [20MY]
      Fort Carson, CO: tribute to Armed Forces members killed in 
        military action in Afghanistan, S10307, S10308 [8OC]
      Hawks, Larry: Silver Star recipient, S4435 [20AP]
      Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans Memorial Post Office, Des Moines, 
        IA: designate (H.R. 3386), S11300 [9NO]
      Karzai, Hamid: inauguration as Afghanistan President for second 
        term, S11589 [19NO]
      Law enforcement: expand national security forces, S8985 [6AU]
      McChrystal, Stanley A.: nomination to be International Security 
        Assistance Force and U.S. Forces Afghanistan Commander, S6347 
        [9JN], S6430 [10JN], S6537 [11JN]
      ------report on additional forces, resources, and strategy 
        required to meet objectives relative to Afghanistan and 
        Pakistan, S10602 [21OC], S10765-S10767 [27OC]
      Obama, President: commend leadership relative to inter-agency 
        strategy for Afghanistan and Pakistan and require release of 
        certain information before an increase in U.S. troop levels in 
        Afghanistan, S10023 [1OC]
      ------decision to block release of photos of alleged abuse of 
        detainees by U.S. personnel, S6484, S6485 [11JN]
      Operation Homefront Georgia (organization): tribute, S825 [26JA]
      Pakistan: ensure transparency and accountability in provision 
        and use of U.S. economic assistance, S5789 [21MY]
      ------impact of U.S. military efforts on stability, S8980 [6AU]
      ------prohibit use of funds to support, expand, or assist the 
        development or deployment of nuclear weapons program in 
        Pakistan, S5657 [20MY]
      Political reform, S11246 [6NO]
      Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction: 
        provide additional personnel authorities (S. 615), S3177 
        [17MR], S4995 [30AP]
      U.S. policy, S4795 [28AP]
      Women: commend the Five Million Afghan Women Campaign, ensure 
        full participation of women in elections, and encourage U.S. 
        support for women's awareness of governance and political 
        participation (S. Res. 251), S9091 [7AU]
      ------express that the Shi'ite Personal Status Law violates the 
        fundamental human rights of women and should be repealed (S. 
        Con. Res. 19), S5883 [21MY]
      ------passage of legislation providing criminal sanctions for 
        violence against women, S8090 [24JY]
  Reports
      Disclosure of Congressionally Directed Spending Items in 
        Conference Report on H.R. 2346, Supplemental Appropriations 
        for Military and Stabilization Activities in Iraq, 
        Afghanistan, and Pakistan, and Pandemic Influenza Response, 
        S6788 [18JN]
      Thwarted Terror Plots Against the U.S. Since September 11, 2001: 
        Heritage Foundation, S370 [14JA]
  Reports filed
      Consideration of Conference Report on H.R. 2346, Supplemental 
        Appropriations for Military Activities in Iraq, Afghanistan, 
        and Pakistan, and Pandemic Influenza Response: Committee on 
        Rules (House) (H. Res. 545) (H. Rept. 111-156), H6805 [15JN]
      Consideration of H.R. 2346, Supplemental Appropriations for 
        Military and Stabilization Activities in Iraq, Afghanistan, 
        and Pakistan, and Pandemic Influenza Response: Committee on 
        Rules (House) (H. Res. 434) (H. Rept. 111-107), H5580 [13MY]
      Express that the Shi'ite Personal Status Law of Afghanistan 
        Violates the Fundamental Human Rights of Women and Should Be 
        Repealed: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate) (S. Con. 
        Res. 19), S5435 [13MY]
      Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans Memorial Post Office, Des Moines, 
        IA: Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs 
        (Senate) (H.R. 3386), S11118 [4NO]
      Nomination of David M. Rodriguez To Be Lieutenant General: 
        Committee on Armed Services (Senate), S10318 [8OC]
      Nomination of Karl W. Eikenberry To Be Ambassador to 
        Afghanistan: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate), S4061 
        [31MR]
      Request President and Require Dept. of Defense To Furnish All 
        Information on Impact of Notification of Miranda Rights to 
        Certain Detainees in Afghanistan: Committee on Armed Services 
        (House) (H. Res. 602) (H. Rept. 111-221), H8706 [23JY]
      Request the President and Dept. of Justice Furnish the House of 
        Representatives Information on Notification of Miranda Rights 
        to Detainees in Afghanistan: Committee on the Judiciary 
        (House) (H. Res. 537) (H. Rept. 111-189), H7703 [26JN]
      Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction 
        Additional Personnel Authorities: Committee on Homeland 
        Security and Governmental Affairs (S. 615) (S. Rept. 111-15), 
        S4890 [29AP]
      Supplemental Appropriations for Military and Stabilization 
        Activities in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, and Pandemic 
        Influenza Response: Committee of Conference (H.R. 2346) (H. 
        Rept. 111-151), H6742 [12JN]
      ------Committee on Appropriations (House) (H.R. 2346) (H. Rept. 
        111-105), H5483 [12MY]
      ------Committee on Appropriations (Senate) (S. 1054) (S. Rept. 
        111-20), S5501 [14MY]
      Women Veterans Health Care Improvement Act: Committee on 
        Veterans' Affairs (House) (H.R. 1211) (H. Rept. 111-165), 
        H7021 [18JN]
  Statements
      Develop Strategy for Continued U.S. Military Presence in 
        Afghanistan: Senator Specter, S9493-S9495 [17SE]
  Tables
      Committee on the Budget (Senate) appropriations allocation 
        revisions to S. Con. Res. 13, setting forth the Federal budget 
        for 2009-2014, S5607, S5608 [19MY], S6935 [23JN]
      Committee on the Budget (Senate) scoring of conference report to 
        H.R. 2346, supplemental appropriations for military and 
        stabilization activities in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, 
        and pandemic influenza response, S6776 [18JN]
      Revised allocation of spending authority to Committee on 
        Appropriations (House), H5640 [14MY], H6129 [3JN]
      Supplemental appropriations for military and stabilization 
        activities in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, and pandemic 
        influenza response (H.R. 2346): conference report, S6788 
        [18JN], H6871-H6881 [16JN]
  Texts of
      H. Con. Res. 206, commend soldiers and civilian personnel 
        stationed at Fort Gordon, GA, H13526 [7DE]
      H. Res. 434, consideration of H.R. 2346, supplemental 
        appropriations for military and stabilization activities in 
        Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, and pandemic influenza 
        response, H5594 [14MY]
      H. Res. 545, consideration of conference report on H.R. 2346, 
        supplemental appropriations for military and stabilization 
        activities in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, and pandemic 
        influenza response, H6850 [16JN]
      H. Res. 627, honor citizen-soldiers of Washington (State) 
        National Guard, including the 81st Brigade Combat Team (Heavy) 
        of the Washington Army National Guard and Air National Guard, 
        H11311 [14OC]
      H.R. 1211, Women Veterans Health Care Improvement Act, H7097-
        H7099 [23JN]
      H.R. 2346, supplemental appropriations for military and 
        stabilization activities in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, 
        and pandemic influenza response, S5967-S5980 [2JN], H5608-
        H5616 [14MY]
      H.R. 3386, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans Memorial Post Office, 
        Des Moines, IA, H9507 [15SE]
      S. 615, Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction 
        additional personnel authorities, S4995 [30AP], H6749 [15JN]
      S. Con. Res. 19, express that the Afghanistan Shi'ite Personal 
        Status Law violates the fundamental human rights of women and 
        should be repealed, S4699 [23AP]
      S. Con. Res. 19, express that the Shi'ite Personal Status Law 
        violates the fundamental human rights of women in Afghanistan 
        and should be repealed, S5883 [21MY]
      S. Res. 109, tribute to students of the Mirwais School for Girls 
        in Kandahar, Afghanistan who were attacked by militants and 
        support efforts to decrease illiteracy and gender-based 
        violence, S4586 [22AP]
      S. Res. 251, commend the Five Million Afghan Women Campaign, 
        ensure full participation of women in Afghanistan elections, 
        and encourage U.S. support for women's awareness of governance 
        and political participation, S9090, S9091 [7AU]
      S. Res. 333, National Wounded Warrior Day, S11120 [4NO]




AFGHANISTAN FREEDOM AND SECURITY SUPPORT ACT

  Remarks in House
      Afghanistan: promote empowerment of Afghan citizens in economic 
        development decisions, H8066 [14JY]




AFL-CIO

  Bills and resolutions
      Sweeney, John: tribute (see S. Res. 266), S9371 [15SE]
  Letters
      Consumer Assistance To Recycle and Save Act, H6349 [9JN]
      Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act, H6218 [4JN]
      Nomination of Sonia M. Sotomayor to be Supreme Court Justice, 
        S8913 [6AU]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, S13081 [12DE]
      Prohibit States from requiring separate security background 
        checks for transportation worker identification credential 
        (TWIC) cards unless necessitated by a compelling reason, H6203 
        [4JN], H11681 [22OC]
  Remarks in House
      Decatur, IL: anniversary of Decatur Trades and Labor Assembly, 
        E2914 [8DE]
      Duncan, Kevin: Middlesex County, NJ, AFL-CIO Labor Person of the 
        Year award recipient, E1277 [2JN]
      Michigan: anniversary of Monroe/Lenawee County AFL-CIO Central 
        Labor Council, E288 [13FE]
      Milwaukee, WI: anniversary of Milwaukee Area Labor Council, E804 
        [30MR]
      Phillips, James T.: Middlesex County, NJ, AFL-CIO Hubert H. 
        Humphrey Friend of Labor Award recipient, E1268 [2JN]
      Schewe, Rick: Southwestern Illinois Central Labor Council George 
        R. Badgley Labor Man of the Year award recipient, E2371 [25SE]
  Texts of
      S. Res. 266, tribute to John Sweeney, S9380 [15SE]




AFRICA

  Articles and editorials
      Some in Qaeda Leave Pakistan for Somalia and Yemen, S8858 [5AU]
  Bills and resolutions
      Bread for the World (organization): anniversary (see S. Res. 
        157), S5820 [21MY]
      Day of the African Child: observance (see H. Res. 550), H6903 
        [16JN]
      Education: provide assistance to expand, improve, support, and 
        promote higher education in the countries of sub-Saharan 
        Africa (see H.R. 4392), H15501 [16DE]
      Egypt: protect human rights and freedoms of religion, speech, 
        and the press, prevent imposition of restrictions on peaceful 
        activism, and call for release of political prisoners (see H. 
        Res. 200), H2875 [26FE]
      Europe: recognize persons of African descent (see H. Res. 595), 
        H7705 [26JN]
      Foreign aid: provide funding for capacity-building to 
        microfinance service providers (see H.R. 1987), H4580 [21AP]
      Foreign policy: acknowledge significant strategic, political, 
        economic, and humanitarian importance (see H. Con. Res. 128), 
        H5712 [18MY]
      Guinea: condemn assault of women and killing of political 
        protesters, support inquiry into, and prosecution for, 
        violence, and consider punitive measures against officials 
        found to be complicit (see S. Res. 345), S11290 [9NO]
      Human rights: condemn ongoing attacks by the Lord's Resistance 
        Army, support those who have suffered, and protect civilians 
        from further attacks (see H. Res. 542), H6743 [12JN]
      Liberia: adjust immigration status of certain nationals (see S. 
        656), S3550 [19MR] (see H.R. 2258), H5168 [5MY]
      Madagascar: condemn illegal extraction of natural resources (see 
        H. Res. 839), H11458 [15OC]
      Malaria Awareness Day: support goals and ideals (see S. Con. 
        Res. 18), S4574 [22AP] (see H. Con. Res. 103), H4581 [21AP]
      Mickey Leland U.S. Embassy Building, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: 
        designate (see H.R. 1564), H3526 [17MR]
      Mining and mineral resources: improve transparency and reduce 
        trade in conflict minerals (see H.R. 4128), H13352 [19NO]
      ------require U.S.-registered companies selling products using 
        columbite-tantalite, coltan, cassiterite, and wolframite to 
        disclose the country-of-origin of such materials to the SEC 
        (see S. 891), S4669 [23AP]
      More Books for Africa Program: establish (see H.R. 3701), H10456 
        [1OC]
      National security: recognize the threat that the spread of 
        radical Islamist terrorism and Iranian adventurism in Africa 
        poses to the U.S., our allies, and interests (see H. Con. Res. 
        16), H162 [9JA]
      Rwanda: anniversary of genocide (see H. Con. Res. 87), H4129 
        [30MR]
      Somalia: support lasting peace, democracy, and economic recovery 
        (see H. Res. 859), H11712 [22OC]
      Sudan: anniversary of declaration of genocide in Darfur (see H. 
        Con. Res. 159), H7445 [25JN]
      Uganda: develop a strategy to support efforts to protect 
        civilians and eliminate threat posed by the Lord's Resistance 
        Army and authorize funds for relief, reconstruction, and 
        transitional justice (see S. 1067), S5614 [19MY] (see H.R. 
        2478), H5790 [19MY]
      United Kingdom: anniversary of abolition of the British slave 
        trade (see S. Res. 236), S8681 [3AU]
      ------observe anniversary of the abolition of the British slave 
        trade (see H. Con. Res. 73), H3437 [16MR]
      Zimbabwe: provide humanitarian assistance, support democratic 
        progress, and maintain sanctions against those responsible for 
        ongoing illegal activities during political transition (see S. 
        Res. 176), S6364 [9JN]
  Messages
      Certification of Applicable Waiver Within the Meaning of the 
        Clean Diamond Trade Act: President Obama, S10316 [8OC], H11143 
        [8OC]
      Continuation of National Emergency Relative to Zimbabwe: 
        President Obama, S2764 [4MR], H2957 [4MR]
      National Emergency Relative to Sudan: President Obama, S10775 
        [27OC], H11826 [27OC]
      National Emergency Relative to the Liberian Regime of Charles 
        Taylor: President Obama, S7638 [16JY], H8274 [16JY]
  Press releases
      George Mason University Winner of AID and Higher Education for 
        Development (organization) Africa-U.S. Higher Education 
        Initiative Planning Grant Competition, E935 [22AP]
      Senator Kennedy Calls for Greater Progress on Western Sahara 
        Referendum, S10202 [7OC]
  Proposals
      Require Dept. of State reports with respect to the holding of a 
        referendum on self-determination for Western Sahara, S10202 
        [7OC]
  Remarks in House
      City of Hope (organization): funding, H7859 [9JY]
      Congressional Black Caucus: legislative priorities, H3724 
        [23MR], H9478-H9481 [14SE]
      Day of the African Child: observance (H. Res. 550), H6832 
        [16JN], H8941-H8943 [28JY], H9166 [30JY], E2162 [31JY]
      Dept. of State: appoint special envoy to Sudan, H1214 [11FE], 
        H2934 [4MR], H3724, H3727 [23MR], H9478 [14SE]
      Egypt: protect human rights and freedoms of religion, speech, 
        and the press, prevent imposition of restrictions on peaceful 
        activism, and call for release of political prisoners (H. Res. 
        200), E492 [26FE], E2328 [22SE]
      Eritrea: designate as a state sponsor of terrorism and urge U.N. 
        Security Council to impose sanctions, H6499, H6500 [10JN], 
        E1387 [12JN]
      Europe: recognize persons of African descent (H. Res. 595), 
        E1619 [26JN]
      Foreign aid: provide funding for capacity-building to 
        microfinance service providers, H9480 [14SE]
      ------provide funding for capacity-building to microfinance 
        service providers (H.R. 1987), E917 [21AP]
      Foreign countries: provide assistance to combat HIV/AIDS, H3725 
        [23MR], H9479 [14SE], H13445 [2DE]
      Foreign policy: U.S. policy on Liberia, Sudan, and Haiti, H3728 
        [23MR]
      George Mason University: AID and Higher Education for 
        Development (organization) Africa-U.S. Higher Education 
        Initiative Planning Grant Competition winner, E935 [22AP]
      Ghana: U.S. policy, H7950 [10JY]
      Guinea: human rights violations, E2648 [28OC]
      Liberia: adjust immigration status of certain nationals, H3725, 
        H3727, H3730, H3731 [23MR], E814 [30MR]
      ------U.S. policy, H3725, H3730 [23MR]
      Lofgren, Sue: Sister Cities International (organization) 
        Volunteer of the Year award recipient, E1651 [7JY]
      Madagascar: condemn illegal extraction of natural resources (H. 
        Res. 839), H11464 [20OC], H12249-H12252 [3NO], E2558 [15OC]
      Malaria Awareness Day: support goals and ideals (H. Con. Res. 
        103), H5077-H5079 [4MY]
      Michigan State University: AID and Higher Education for 
        Development (organization) Africa-U.S. Higher Education 
        Initiative Planning Grant Competition winner, E932 [22AP]
      Obama, President: evaluation of human rights policies, E1693-
        E1695 [9JY]
      Sudan: anniversary of declaration of genocide in Darfur (H. Con. 
        Res. 159), H8883, H8946-H8948 [28JY], H9038 [29JY]
      ------develop comprehensive interagency strategy to address 
        humanitarian crisis in Darfur, H6487, H6488 [10JN], H11558 
        [21OC], E1382 [11JN]
      ------ensure human rights in Darfur, E2155 [31JY]
      ------humanitarian crisis in Darfur, H3724, H3727, H3729, H3731 
        [23MR]
      Terrorism: compensate relatives of U.S. citizens killed as a 
        result of the bombings of U.S. embassies in East Africa, H6434 
        [10JN]
      Uganda: develop a strategy to support efforts to protect 
        civilians and eliminate threat posed by the Lord's Resistance 
        Army, H5866 [20MY]
      Zimbabwe: power-sharing agreement, E261 [12FE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Bread for the World (organization): anniversary (S. Res. 157), 
        S5981 [2JN]
      Clinton, Sec. of State: trip to Africa, S9175 [9SE], S10633 
        [21OC]
      Congo, Democratic People's Republic of the: U.N. report on 
        violations of sanctions, arms embargo, and human rights, 
        S13030 [11DE]
      Congo, Democratic Republic of the: human rights violations, 
        S10633 [21OC]
      Dept. of State: Global Peace Operations Initiative and Africa 
        Contigency Operations Training and Assistance Program funding, 
        S12907 [10DE]
      Foreign policy: ensure that military actions of U.S. Africa 
        Command (AFRICOM) against the Lord's Resistance Army are 
        consistent with long-term political strategies and foreign 
        policy objectives, S3067 [12MR]
      ------U.S. policy relative to reducing corruption and graft 
        practices across continent, S7551 [15JY]
      Haidar, Aminatou: condemn deportation to the Canary Islands by 
        Morocco relative to conflict with Western Sahara, S12152 
        [2DE], S12615 [7DE]
      Human rights: condemn ongoing attacks by the Lord's Resistance 
        Army, support those who have suffered, and protect civilians 
        from further attacks, S10633 [21OC]
      Malaria Awareness Day: support goals and ideals (S. Con. Res. 
        18), S4598, S4599 [22AP]
      Mining and mineral resources: require U.S.-registered companies 
        selling products using columbite-tantalite, coltan, 
        cassiterite, and wolframite to disclose the country-of-origin 
        of such materials to the SEC (S. 891), S4696-S4698 [23AP], 
        S4745 [27AP], S13030 [11DE]
      Morocco: encourage resolution of conflict with Western Sahara 
        and support referendum on self-determination for Western 
        Sahara, S10200-S10202 [7OC], S12152 [2DE], S12615 [7DE]
      Rwanda: anniversary of genocide, S4437 [20AP]
      Somalia: U.S. policy, S8980 [6AU], S12802 [9DE]
      Sudan: call for peace in Darfur region, S255 [9JA], S5804 [21MY]
      ------U.S. policy, S10768 [27OC]
      U.S. policy, S889 [27JA]
      Uganda: develop a strategy to support efforts to protect 
        civilians and eliminate threat posed by the Lord's Resistance 
        Army and authorize funds for relief, reconstruction, and 
        transitional justice (S. 1067), S5616 [19MY], S11403 [17NO]
      United Kingdom: anniversary of abolition of the British slave 
        trade (S. Res. 236), S8700 [3AU]
      Zimbabwe: provide humanitarian assistance, support democratic 
        progress, and maintain sanctions against those responsible for 
        ongoing illegal activities during political transition, S10106 
        [5OC]
      ------provide humanitarian assistance, support democratic 
        progress, and maintain sanctions against those responsible for 
        ongoing illegal activities during political transition (S. 
        Res. 176), S6389 [9JN]
  Reports filed
      Condemn Assault of Women and Killing of Political Protesters in 
        Guinea, Support Inquiry and Prosecution, and Consider Punitive 
        Measures Against Officials Found To Be Complicit: Committee on 
        Foreign Relations (Senate) (S. Res. 345), S11492 [18NO]
      Lord's Resistance Army Disarmament and Northern Uganda Recovery 
        Act: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate) (S. 1067) (S. 
        Rept. 111-108), S13251 [15DE]
      Nomination of Michael A. Battle, Sr., To Be U.S. Representative 
        to the African Union: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate), 
        S8760 [4AU]
  Statements
      Different Discussion About Aid: Paul Kagame, President of 
        Rwanda, H6488 [10JN]
      Meeting With King Mohammed VI of Morocco: Edward M. Kennedy, 
        S10202 [7OC]
      Referendum on Self-Determination for Western Sahara: Edward M. 
        Kennedy, S10200 [7OC]
      Support of Amendment Promoting Implementation of Peace Plan in 
        the Western Sahara: Edward M. Kennedy, S10201 [7OC]
  Testimonies
      Sudan Comprehensive Peace Agreement: Amir Osman, Save Darfur 
        Coalition, E2155 [31JY]
      ------Ezekiel L. Gatkuoth, E2145-E2147 [31JY]
      ------John Prendergast, Enough Project (organization), E2120 
        [31JY]
      ------Roger Winter, E2088 [29JY]
  Texts of
      H. Con. Res. 103, support goals and ideals of Malaria Awareness 
        Day, H5077 [4MY]
      H. Con. Res. 159, Darfur, Sudan genocide declaration 
        anniversary, H8946 [28JY]
      H. Res. 550, Day of the African Child, H8941 [28JY]
      H. Res. 839, condemn illegal extraction of natural resources 
        from Madagascar, H12249 [3NO]
      S. 656, Liberian Refugee Immigration Fairness Act, S3566 [19MR]
      S. Con. Res. 18, support goals and ideals of Malaria Awareness 
        Day, S4587, S4599 [22AP]
      S. Res. 157, Bread for the World (organization) anniversary, 
        S5876 [21MY], S5981 [2JN]
      S. Res. 176, provide humanitarian assistance, support democratic 
        progress, and maintain sanctions against those responsible for 
        ongoing illegal activities during political transition in 
        Zimbabwe, S6386, S6389 [9JN]
      S. Res. 236, British slave trade abolition anniversary, S8689, 
        S8701 [3AU]
      S. Res. 345, condemn assault of women and killing of political 
        protesters in Guinea, support inquiry into, and prosecution 
        for, violence, and consider punitive measures against 
        officials found to be complicit, S11292 [9NO]




AFRICAN AMERICAN BONE MARROW AWARENESS MONTH

  Bills and resolutions
      Goals and ideals: support (see S. Res. 205), S6993 [24JN] (see 
        H. Con. Res. 150), H6618 [11JN]
  Letters
      Support goals and ideals: Michael J. Boo, National Marrow Donor 
        Program (organization), S7023 [24JN]
  Remarks in House
      Goals and ideals: support (H. Con. Res. 150), E1375 [11JN]
  Remarks in Senate
      Goals and ideals: support (S. Res. 205), S7022, S7023 [24JN]
  Texts of
      S. Res. 205, support goals and ideals, S7014, S7023 [24JN]




AFRICAN AMERICAN MINISTERS IN ACTION (organization)

  Letters
      Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act, H4948 [29AP]




AFRICAN AMERICANS

  Addresses
      Congressional Gold Medal Receipt: Edward W. Brooke III, S10902 
        [29OC]
  Articles and editorials
      Health Gap Kills 3,200 Black Chicagoans Every Year, S13420 
        [18DE]
      Justice Concludes Black Voters Need Democratic Party, H11511 
        [20OC]
      On the Verge of a New Chapter in America and World History, E445 
        [25FE]
  Bills and resolutions
      African American Bone Marrow Awareness Month: support goals and 
        ideals (see S. Res. 205), S6993 [24JN] (see H. Con. Res. 150), 
        H6618 [11JN]
      Alabama Black Belt National Heritage Area: establish (see S. 
        2892), S13319 [16DE] (see H.R. 4345), H15499 [16DE]
      Ali, Muhammad: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 2648), 
        H6074 [2JN]
      Armed Forces: tribute to Medal of Honor recipients and 
        contributions of Armed Forces members (see H. Res. 185), H2632 
        [24FE]
      Bass, Karen: tribute (see H. Res. 49), H163 [9JA]
      Black History Month: observance (see H. Res. 83), H493 [23JA] 
        (see H. Res. 185), H2632 [24FE]
      Black Music Month: anniversary (see H. Res. 476), H6013 [21MY]
      Black Stuntmen's Association: tribute (see H. Con. Res. 190), 
        H9899 [23SE]
      Brooke, Edward W., III: tribute (see S. Res. 323), S10777 [27OC]
      Capitol Building and Grounds: acquire a statue of ``The Unknown 
        Slave'' for display in Emancipation Hall of the Capitol 
        Visitor Center (see H.R. 3127), H7836 [8JY]
      ------authorize a plaque commemorating the role of enslaved 
        African Americans in the construction of the Capitol (see S. 
        Res. 53), S2423 [24FE]
      ------authorize a plaque in Emancipation Hall of the Capitol 
        Visitor Center commemorating the role of enslaved African 
        Americans in the construction of the Capitol (see S. Con. Res. 
        24), S5820 [21MY] (see H. Con. Res. 135), H6012 [21MY]
      ------authorize use of Emancipation Hall for unveiling of a bust 
        of Sojourner Truth (see S. Con. Res. 17), S4311 [2AP] (see H. 
        Con. Res. 86), H4129 [30MR]
      ------permit use of rotunda for a ceremony to award the 
        Congressional Gold Medal to Edward W. Brooke III (see S. Con. 
        Res. 43), S10061 [1OC]
      Chaney, Goodman, Schwerner Federal Building, Jackson, MS: 
        designate (see H.R. 3562), H9490 [14SE]
      Children and youth: foster resilience in African-American youth 
        (see H. Res. 419), H5399 [7MY]
      Chisholm, Shirley: anniversary of election to the House of 
        Representatives (see H. Res. 36), H90 [8JA]
      ------award Congressional Gold Medal posthumously (see H.R. 
        1278), H2924 [3MR]
      ------tribute (see H. Res. 926), H13353 [19NO]
      Civil rights: authorize a Library of Congress/National Museum of 
        African American History and Culture project to collect video 
        and audio recordings of testimonials of civil rights movement 
        participants (see S. 395), S2027 [9FE] (see H.R. 586), H381 
        [15JA]
      ------issue commemorative postage stamp honoring civil rights 
        workers Andrew Goodman, James Chaney, and Michael Schwerner, 
        and the ``Freedom Summer'' of 1964 (see H. Con. Res. 166), 
        H8355 [17JY]
      ------issue commemorative postage stamp to honor civil rights 
        activists James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner 
        (see H. Con. Res. 82), H4026 [25MR]
      Coalition of Black Stuntmen and Women: tribute (see H. Con. Res. 
        190), H9899 [23SE]
      Commission To Study Reparation Proposals for African-Americans: 
        establish (see H.R. 40), H29 [6JA]
      Computers: recognize achievement of parity in computer science 
        (see H. Con. Res. 53), H1520 [12FE]
      Dept. of Agriculture: provide additional funding for successful 
        claimants in racial discrimination settlement and establish 
        criminal penalties for fraud relative to such claims (see S. 
        972), S5127 [5MY] (see H.R. 3623), H9806 [22SE]
      Dept. of Commerce: establish Minority Business Development 
        Program (see H.R. 4343), H15499 [16DE]
      Dept. of Justice: transmit to the House of Representatives all 
        information relative to decision to dismiss U.S. v. New Black 
        Panther Party (see H. Res. 994), H15502 [16DE]
      Dept. of the Interior: conduct a special resource study of the 
        archeological site and surrounding land of the New 
        Philadelphia, IL, town site (see S. 1629), S8993 [6AU]
      ------determine feasibility of designating the study area as the 
        Black Metropolis National Heritage Area in Chicago, IL (see 
        H.R. 4004), H12287 [3NO]
      ------recognize Langston golf course in Washington, DC, for 
        important legacy and contributions to African-American golf 
        history (see S. Res. 162), S5820 [21MY]
      ------study the suitability and feasibility of designating Green 
        McAdoo School in Clinton, TN, as a unit of the National Park 
        System (see H.R. 453), H162 [9JA]
      Dept. of Transportation: make use of funding for carrying out 
        pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship training programs for 
        highway projects mandatory (see H.R. 2444), H5665 [14MY]
      Diseases: address HIV/AIDS in the African-American community 
        (see H.R. 1964), H4522 [2AP]
      ------authorize grants to provide treatment for diabetes within 
        minority communities (see H.R. 4404), H15501 [16DE]
      ------develop comprehensive national HIV/AIDS strategy (see H. 
        Con. Res. 24), H442 [21JA]
      ------establish a grant program to provide screenings for 
        glaucoma to individuals determined to be at high risk for 
        glaucoma (see H.R. 186), H35 [6JA]
      ------prevent, treat, and improve care of individuals with 
        diabetes, and reduce health disparities within racial and 
        ethnic minority groups relative to diabetes (see S. 844), 
        S4513 [21AP] (see H.R. 1995), H4580 [21AP]
      ------urge Federal agencies to designate funds for education, 
        awareness outreach, and research specifically focused on how 
        prostate cancer affects African-American men (see S. Res. 
        191), S6805 [18JN] (see H. Res. 346), H4582 [21AP]
      District of Columbia: anniversary of Langston golf course (see 
        H. Res. 526), H6538 [10JN]
      Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Post Office, Portland, OR: designate 
        (see S. 1314), S6887 [22JN] (see H.R. 2971), H7084 [19JN]
      Dungy, Tony: tribute (see H. Res. 70), H382 [15JA]
      Franklin, John Hope: tribute (see S. Res. 88), S3898 [26MR] (see 
        H. Res. 301), H4129 [30MR] (see H. Res. 302), H4250 [31MR] 
        (see H. Res. 320), H4523 [2AP]
      Garvey, Marcus M.: pardon (see H. Con. Res. 44), H1158 [10FE]
      Hampton, Lionel: tribute (see H. Con. Res. 66), H2874 [26FE]
      Harpers Ferry, WV: anniversary of John Brown's raid (see H. Res. 
        568), H7085 [19JN]
      History: apologize for enslavement and racial segregation (see 
        S. Con. Res. 26), S6543 [11JN]
      ------establish commission to commemorate ending of chattel 
        slavery in the U.S. (see H.R. 4346), H15499 [16DE]
      Horne, Lena: tribute (see H. Con. Res. 67), H2874 [26FE]
      International Civil Rights Center & Museum: mint coins in 
        commemoration of opening (see S. 1819), S10635 [21OC] (see 
        H.R. 3912), H11712 [22OC]
      International Day for the Abolition of Slavery: observance (see 
        H. Res. 929), H13354 [19NO]
      Johnson, John A. (Jack): pardon posthumously (see S. Con. Res. 
        16), S4172 [1AP] (see S. Con. Res. 29), S6650 [16JN] (see H. 
        Con. Res. 91), H4396 [1AP]
      Johnson, John H.: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 
        3990), H12287 [3NO]
      Jordan, Barbara: issue commemorative postage stamp (see H. Con. 
        Res. 8), H71 [7JA]
      Juneteenth Independence Day: observance (see S. Res. 159), S5820 
        [21MY] (see S. Res. 198), S6846 [19JN] (see H. Res. 546), 
        H6806 [15JN]
      Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.: anniversary (see H. Res. 659), 
        H8355 [17JY]
      King, Martin Luther, Jr.: recognize anniversary of visit to 
        India and positive influence of teachings of Mahatma Gandhi on 
        Civil Rights Movement (see H. Res. 134), H1045 [4FE]
      Laurinburg Normal Industrial Institute: tribute (see H. Res. 
        660), H8356 [17JY]
      Law enforcement: provide for the collection of data on traffic 
        stops (see H.R. 73), H30 [6JA]
      Major League Baseball: tribute to Civil Rights Game (see H. Res. 
        530), H6618 [11JN]
      Marshall, Thurgood: award Congressional Gold Medal posthumously 
        (see H.R. 2013), H4580 [21AP]
      Martin Luther King, Jr., Day: observance (see H. Res. 73), H387 
        [16JA]
      MASON DE-529 (U.S.S.): issue commemorative postage stamp in 
        commemoration of crew (see S. Con. Res. 33), S7779 [21JY] (see 
        S. Con. Res. 34), S7869 [22JY]
      Miami, FL: recognize historical significance of Historic 
        Virginia Key Beach Park (see H. Res. 361), H4733 [23AP]
      Minorities: improve health of minority individuals (see H.R. 
        3090), H7704 [26JN]
      Monuments and memorials: establish a memorial on Federal land in 
        the District of Columbia to honor free African Americans and 
        slaves who fought during the American Revolution (see S. 
        2738), S11205 [5NO] (see H.R. 4036), H12456 [5NO]
      Motley, Constance Baker: tribute (see H. Res. 148), H1158 [10FE]
      NAACP: anniversary (see S. Con. Res. 3), S994 [28JA] (see H. 
        Con. Res. 35), H779 [28JA]
      National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: support goals and ideals 
        (see H. Con. Res. 62), H2835 [25FE]
      National Great Black Americans Commemoration Act: authorize 
        appropriations (see S. 2095), S10916 [29OC] (see H.R. 3967), 
        H12140 [29OC]
      National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week: 
        designate (see S. Res. 229), S8272 [29JY]
      New Orleans, LA: anniversary of school integration (see S. Res. 
        350), S11344 [10NO] (see H. Res. 901), H12587 [6NO]
      New York, NY: tribute to New York Public Library's Schomburg 
        Center for Research in Black Culture for educating Americans 
        about the African-American migration (see H. Con. Res. 42), 
        H1158 [10FE]
      Obama, President: tribute (see H. Res. 133), H1045 [4FE]
      Powell, Adam Clayton, Jr.: issue commemorative postage stamp 
        (see H. Con. Res. 45), H1158 [10FE]
      Randolph, A. Philip: tribute (see H. Res. 150), H1158 [10FE]
      Safety: express importance of swimming lessons and recognize 
        danger of drowning among minority children (see H. Res. 57), 
        H195 [13JA]
      Schomburg, Arthur: tribute (see H. Con. Res. 43), H1158 [10FE]
      Shabazz, Betty: tribute (see H. Con. Res. 46), H1158 [10FE]
      Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month: support goals and ideals 
        (see H. Con. Res. 186), H9670 [16SE]
      Small Business Act: raise the net worth amount under the small 
        business program for socially and economically disadvantaged 
        individuals (see H.R. 4253), H14445 [9DE]
      Stokes, Carl B.: issue commemorative postage stamp (see H. Con. 
        Res. 119), H5169 [5MY] (see H. Con. Res. 141), H6155 [3JN]
      Sutton, Clifton (Chuck): tribute (see H. Con. Res. 68), H2874 
        [26FE]
      Tubman, Harriet: establish the Harriet Tubman National 
        Historical Park in Auburn, NY, and the Harriet Tubman 
        Underground Railroad National Historical Park in Caroline, 
        Dorchester, and Talbot Counties, MD (see S. 227), S337 [13JA] 
        (see H.R. 1078), H1605 [13FE]
      U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum: honor sacrifice of Stephen T. 
        Johns, acknowledge relationship between African Americans and 
        Jewish Americans, and encourage cooperation to combat hate-
        related violence (see H. Con. Res. 154), H6806 [15JN]
      White, George H.: issue commemorative postage stamp (see H.R. 
        754), H778 [28JA]
      World War II: award Congressional Gold Medal to members of the 
        messman and steward branches of Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast 
        Guard (see H.R. 4063), H12971 [7NO]
      ------award Congressional Gold Medal to the Montford Point 
        Marines (see S. 1695), S9733 [23SE] (see H.R. 3927), H11790 
        [26OC]
  Cost Estimates
      Civil Rights History Project Act (H.R. 586): CBO, H4599 [22AP]
  Factsheets
      Historically Black Colleges and Universities and United Negro 
        College Fund Continue To Rise To Meet These Challenges 
        Although Their Federal Funding Is Disproportionately Low, 
        Relative to Other Institutions of Higher Education, H641 
        [28JA]
      Historically Black Colleges and Universities as Well as United 
        Negro College Fund Serve a Predominantly Low-Income, Minority 
        Student Population, H640 [28JA]
  Letters
      Election of President Obama: Jack F. Kemp, S5048 [4MY]
      Support goals and ideals of African American Bone Marrow 
        Awareness Month: Michael J. Boo, National Marrow Donor Program 
        (organization), S7023 [24JN]
      Urge settlement of discrimination claims brought by Hispanic and 
        minority farmers: Timothy C. Pigman, S11473 [18NO]
  Lists
      Congressional Black Caucus Health and Wellness Taskforce 
        benchmarks for the 111th Congress, H5695 [18MY]
      First African Americans to join Baltimore, MD, City Fire Dept., 
        E251 [12FE]
  Obituaries
      Franklin, John Hope: Economist (publication), S4501 [21AP]
  Proclamations
      Tribute to Wayne C. Thompson: Representative Watson, E77 [13JA]
  Remarks in House
      African American Bone Marrow Awareness Month: support goals and 
        ideals (H. Con. Res. 150), E1375 [11JN]
      Alabama: anniversary of Selma to Montgomery civil rights 
        marches, E986 [27AP]
      Alexandria, VA: anniversary of Gum Springs community, E1281 
        [2JN]
      ------anniversary of Laurel Grove Baptist Church, E2307 [17SE]
      Ali, Muhammad: award Congressional Gold Medal (H.R. 2648), H6081 
        [3JN]
      Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.: tribute to Virginia State 
        University Beta Gamma chapter, E2827 [19NO]
      Arlington, TX: anniversary of ``Sharing Dr. King's Dream 
        Celebration'', E45 [8JA]
      Armed Forces: tribute to Army 54th Coast Artillery Regiment, 
        E2750 [6NO]
      Athalie Range Cultural Arts Foundation: tribute, H12180 [2NO]
      Baltimore, MD: tribute to first African Americans to join 
        Baltimore City Fire Dept., E250 [12FE]
      Bass, Karen: tribute (H. Res. 49), H5765 [19MY]
      BET Networks: tribute to television series ``Harlem Heights'', 
        E313 [24FE]
      Black, Claude W., Jr.: Realizing the Dream, Inc., Testament of 
        Hope Award recipient, E162 [28JA]
      Black History Month: observance, H1640, H1647-H1653 [23FE], 
        E210, E213 [4FE], E409, E444, E445 [25FE], E482, E488 [26FE]
      ------observance (H. Res. 83), H2615-H2619 [24FE], E473 [26FE]
      Black Music Month: anniversary (H. Res. 476), H7689 [26JN], 
        H8043-H8045 [14JY], E1642 [7JY]
      Black Stuntmen's Association: tribute (H. Con. Res. 190), E2339 
        [23SE]
      Bond, Julian: North Carolina NAACP Humanitarian of the Year 
        award recipient, E167 [28JA]
      Butterfield, Representative: conflict of interest due to 
        Congressional Black Caucus membership while leading 
        investigation into corporate sponsorship of Congressional 
        Black Caucus trips to Caribbean, H7732 [7JY]
      Capitol Building and Grounds: authorize a plaque in Emancipation 
        Hall of the Capitol Visitor Center commemorating the role of 
        enslaved African Americans in the construction of the Capitol 
        (H. Con. Res. 135), H7719-H7721 [7JY], E1495 [18JN], E1663 
        [8JY], E1737, E1744 [13JY]
      ------authorize use of Emancipation Hall for unveiling of a bust 
        of Sojourner Truth (H. Con. Res. 86), H4590, H4601, H4602 
        [22AP]
      ------permit use of rotunda for a ceremony to award the 
        Congressional Gold Medal to Edward W. Brooke III (S. Con. Res. 
        43), H11540-H11542 [21OC]
      Caribbean nations: optimism over inauguration of President 
        Obama, E445 [25FE]
      Cheyney University of Pennsylvania: tribute to Founder's Day 
        celebration, H12258 [3NO]
      Children and youth: foster resilience in African-American youth 
        (H. Res. 419), E1097 [7MY]
      Civil rights: authorize a Library of Congress/National Museum of 
        African American History and Culture project to collect video 
        and audio recordings of testimonials of civil rights movement 
        participants (H.R. 586), H4597-H4601 [22AP]
      Civil Rights History Project Act: funding, H7050, H7051 [19JN]
      Coalition of Black Stuntmen and Women: tribute (H. Con. Res. 
        190), E2339 [23SE]
      Coast Guard: increase minority recruitment, E2621 [23OC]
      Colleges and universities: historically Black colleges and 
        universities funding, H640 [28JA]
      Commission To Study Reparation Proposals for African-Americans: 
        establish (H.R. 40), E9 [6JA]
      Congressional Black Caucus: anniversary of Veterans Braintrust, 
        E500 [26FE]
      ------budget priorities, H3092-H3096 [9MR], H4461-H4469 [2AP], 
        H5695-H5700 [18MY]
      ------legislative priorities, H3419 [16MR], H3724 [23MR], H4763 
        [27AP], H5091 [4MY], H6298-H6303 [8JN], H9478-H9481 [14SE]
      Credit: protect homebuyers from predatory mortgage lending 
        practices, H5286-H5293 [6MY]
      Dallas, TX: anniversary of Political Congress of African-
        American Women (organization), E2418 [1OC]
      de Baca, Mary: Iowa State University Advancing One Community 
        Award recipient, E128 [22JA]
      Delta Airlines, Inc.: tribute to first all-female, African 
        American crew of flight 5202, E596 [9MR]
      Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.: anniversary of Inkster Alumnae 
        chapter, E2854 [1DE]
      Dept. of Education: historically Black colleges and 
        universities, Hispanic-serving institutions, and tribal 
        colleges and universities funding, H9603 [16SE]
      Dept. of Justice: ruling on Kinston, NC, decision to eliminate 
        political party affiliations from candidate ballots during 
        mayoral and city council elections, H11507-H11509 [20OC]
      ------transmit to the House of Representatives all information 
        relative to decision to dismiss U.S. v. New Black Panther 
        Party (H. Res. 994), E3025 [17DE]
      Dept. of Transportation: make use of funding for carrying out 
        pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship training programs for 
        highway projects mandatory (H.R. 2444), E1173 [14MY]
      Diseases: address HIV/AIDS in the African-American community, 
        H5091 [4MY]
      ------address HIV/AIDS in the African-American community (H.R. 
        1964), E2870 [2DE]
      ------develop comprehensive national HIV/AIDS strategy, H13445 
        [2DE]
      ------prevent, treat, and improve care of individuals with 
        diabetes, and reduce health disparities within racial and 
        ethnic minority groups relative to diabetes (H.R. 1995), E2810 
        [19NO], E2872 [2DE]
      District of Columbia: tribute to Black Pride Festival, E1187 
        [18MY]
      Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Post Office, Portland, OR: designate 
        (H.R. 2971), H9766, H9767 [22SE], E1513 [19JN]
      ------designate (S. 1314), H12978, H12979 [16NO]
      Dungy, Tony: tribute (H. Res. 70), H5765 [19MY]
      Forbes, George L.: NAACP Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, 
        E1505 [19JN]
      Franklin, John Hope: tribute (H. Res. 301), H4103, H4107-H4113 
        [30MR]
      ------tribute (H. Res. 320), H4539-H4543, H4553 [21AP], E960 
        [23AP], E986 [27AP]
      Fresno, CA: ``End the Silence'' breast cancer awareness project 
        recipient of West Fresno Health Care Coalition Community 
        Health Champion Award, E2862 [2DE]
      Galena Park, TX: tribute to Fidelity Manor Schools, E257 [12FE]
      Gary Frontiers Service Club, Inc.: tribute to Dr. Martin Luther 
        King, Jr., Memorial Breakfast, E10 [6JA]
      Harlem Cultural Archives Historical Society: tribute to Lloyd 
        Everett Dickens Family legacy, E2245 [10SE]
      Harpers Ferry, WV: anniversary of John Brown's raid (H. Res. 
        568), H11995-H11997 [28OC]
      Health: national policy to provide health care and reform 
        insurance procedures, H5091-H5094 [4MY], H5695-H5700 [18MY]
      History: establish commission to commemorate ending of chattel 
        slavery in the U.S. (H.R. 4346), E3048 [17DE]
      Houston, TX: Riverside General Hospital veterans post-traumatic 
        stress disorder funding, H15002 [16DE]
      ------tribute to placement of historical marker commemorating 
        St. Paul Industrial Training School, E948 [23AP]
      Jackson, Jesse L., Sr.: anniversary of first Presidential 
        campaign, H13071, H13072, H13073, H13074, H13075, H13115, 
        H13116 [18NO], E2819 [19NO]
      Jackson, TN: anniversary of New Greater Bethel African Methodist 
        Episcopal Church, E264 [12FE]
      Johnson, John A. (Jack): pardon posthumously (S. Con. Res. 29), 
        H9036 [29JY], E2091 [31JY]
      Juneteenth Independence Day: observance, E1512, E1514 [19JN]
      Junior Matrons of Morristown (organization): anniversary, E1564 
        [24JN]
      Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.: anniversary (H. Res. 659), 
        H11185-H11187 [13OC], E2034 [28JY]
      King, Martin Luther, Jr.: recognize anniversary of visit to 
        India and positive influence of teachings of Mahatma Gandhi on 
        Civil Rights Movement (H. Res. 134), H1107-H1111 [10FE], E240 
        [11FE]
      Laurinburg Normal Industrial Institute: tribute (H. Res. 660), 
        H11536-H11538 [21OC]
      Major League Baseball: tribute to Civil Rights Game (H. Res. 
        530), H6768-H6770 [15JN]
      Malcolm X: anniversary of assassination, E984 [27AP]
      Manteo, NC: tribute to Pea Island Life-Saving Station, E2452 
        [6OC]
      Marine Corps: tribute to Montford Point Marines, E409 [25FE]
      Martin Luther King, Jr., Day: observance (H. Res. 73), H394-H398 
        [21JA]
      Miami, FL: recognize historical significance of Historic 
        Virginia Key Beach Park (H. Res. 361), H9296, H9297 [8SE]
      ------tribute to Black Crossroads--The African Diaspora in Miami 
        exhibit at the Historical Museum of Southern Florida, E336 
        [24FE]
      ------tribute to Booker T. Washington High School Class of 1949 
        reunion, E903 [21AP]
      Minorities: improve health of minority individuals, H8850 [27JY]
      Montgomery, Dabney: International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 
        237 Trailblazer Award recipient, E1321 [4JN]
      NAACP: anniversary, E2322 [21SE]
      ------anniversary (H. Con. Res. 35), H1111, H1116 [10FE], E235 
        [10FE], E239, E241 [11FE], E249, E250, E253, E264, E268 
        [12FE], E272, E292 [13FE], E311 [24FE], E1232 [21MY], E2168 
        [31JY]
      ------tribute to Mid-Manhattan Branch NAACP Women of Excellence 
        program, E715 [19MR]
      National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week: 
        observance, E2277 [15SE]
      Network Journal: tribute to Black Women in Business Honorees, 
        E675 [16MR], E698 [18MR]
      NSF: Historically Black Colleges and Universities Undergraduate 
        Program funding, H6933 [17JN]
      Ohio: observance of Emancipation Day, E2335 [22SE]
      Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.: anniversary, E684 [17MR]
      125th Street Business Improvement District (BID) (organization): 
        tribute to winners of the BID on Culture banner design 
        competition, E787 [26MR]
      Paul Quinn College: anniversary, E675 [16MR]
      Philadelphia (PA) Tribune: anniversary, E2712 [4NO]
      Piney Woods, MS: anniversary of the Piney Woods School, E2573 
        [20OC]
      Randolph, A. Philip: tribute (H. Res. 150), H14894-H14896 
        [15DE], E3026 [17DE]
      Safety: express importance of swimming lessons and recognize 
        danger of drowning among minority children (H. Res. 57), 
        H9457-H9459 [14SE], H9546 [15SE]
      Salisbury, NC: tribute to Commemorative Classic football game 
        between Livingstone College and Johnson C. Smith University, 
        H9812 [23SE], E2373 [25SE]
      Sandy Ground Historical Society Inc.: tribute, E2656 [29OC]
      Senior Military Leadership Diversity Commission: ensure National 
        Guard and Reserves representation, H7362 [25JN]
      Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month: support goals and ideals 
        (H. Con. Res. 186), H10016-H10018 [29SE], E2401 [30SE]
      Sullivan, SC: tribute to Fort Moultrie Visitor Center African 
        Passages exhibit, E727 [19MR]
      Sunshine Slopers, Inc.: anniversary, E2490 [8OC]
      Supreme Court: anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education 
        decision, H5720 [19MY], E1162 [14MY]
      Tibotec Therapeutics (business): tribute to Gender Race and 
        Clinical Experience (GRACE) study, E2426 [1OC], E2597, E2598 
        [21OC]
      U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum: honor sacrifice of Stephen T. 
        Johns, acknowledge relationship between African Americans and 
        Jewish Americans, and encourage cooperation to combat hate-
        related violence (H. Con. Res. 154), E1423 [15JN]
      Unemployment: rates, H14851-H14862 [14DE]
      Voting Rights Act: anniversary, E2129, E2168 [31JY]
  Remarks in Senate
      African American Bone Marrow Awareness Month: support goals and 
        ideals (S. Res. 205), S7022, S7023 [24JN]
      Black History Month: observance, S2073 [10FE]
      Brooke, Edward W., III: Congressional Gold Medal recipient, 
        S10901 [29OC]
      Capitol Building and Grounds: authorize a plaque commemorating 
        the role of enslaved African Americans in the construction of 
        the Capitol (S. Res. 53), S2500 [25FE], S2547-S2549 [26FE], 
        S7456, S7457 [14JY]
      ------authorize a plaque in Emancipation Hall of the Capitol 
        Visitor Center commemorating the role of enslaved African 
        Americans in the construction of the Capitol (H. Con. Res. 
        135), S7372 [10JY], S7457 [14JY]
      ------authorize use of Emancipation Hall for unveiling of a bust 
        of Sojourner Truth (H. Con. Res. 86), S4705 [23AP]
      ------permit use of rotunda for a ceremony to award the 
        Congressional Gold Medal to Edward W. Brooke III (S. Con. Res. 
        43), S10076 [1OC]
      ------unveiling of bust of Sojourner Truth in the Capitol 
        rotunda, S4769 [28AP], S5175 [6MY]
      Civil rights: authorize a Library of Congress/National Museum of 
        African American History and Culture project to collect video 
        and audio recordings of testimonials of civil rights movement 
        participants (H.R. 586), S4723 [24AP]
      ------authorize a Library of Congress/National Museum of African 
        American History and Culture project to collect video and 
        audio recordings of testimonials of civil rights movement 
        participants (S. 395), S2028 [9FE]
      Civil Rights History Project Act: funding, S9581 [21SE], S9635 
        [22SE]
      Dept. of Agriculture: provide additional funding for successful 
        claimants in racial discrimination settlement and establish 
        criminal penalties for fraud relative to such claims (S. 972), 
        S5131 [5MY]
      ------urge settlement of discrimination claims brought by 
        Hispanic and minority farmers, S11472-S11475 [18NO]
      Dept. of the Interior: recognize Langston golf course in 
        Washington, DC, for important legacy and contributions to 
        African-American golf history (S. Res. 162), S5885 [21MY]
      Diseases: urge Federal agencies to designate funds for 
        education, awareness outreach, and research specifically 
        focused on how prostate cancer affects African-American men 
        (S. Res. 191), S6819 [18JN]
      Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Post Office, Portland, OR: designate 
        (S. 1314), S8715 [4AU]
      Fort Valley State University: tribute, S9368 [15SE]
      Franklin, John Hope: tribute (S. Res. 88), S3939 [26MR]
      Health: reduce health disparities within racial and ethnic 
        minority uninsured populations, S11317 [10NO]
      History: apologize for enslavement and racial segregation (S. 
        Con. Res. 26), S6761-S6768 [18JN]
      ------apologize for enslavement and racial segregation (S. Con. 
        Res. 26), unanimous-consent agreement, S6570 [11JN]
      Jackson, Jesse L., Sr.: anniversary of first Presidential 
        campaign, S11486 [18NO]
      Johnson, John A. (Jack): pardon posthumously (S. Con. Res. 16), 
        S4197 [1AP]
      ------pardon posthumously (S. Con. Res. 29), S7022 [24JN]
      Juneteenth Independence Day: observance (S. Res. 159), S6792 
        [18JN]
      ------observance (S. Res. 198), S6856, S6857 [19JN]
      Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.: anniversary, S8861 [5AU]
      Lansing, MI: anniversary of Union Missionary Baptist Church, 
        S10633 [21OC]
      Meharry Medical College: tribute, S6181 [4JN]
      Milwaukee, WI: anniversary of St. Mark A.M.E. Church, S1276 
        [2FE]
      Monuments and memorials: establish a memorial on Federal land in 
        the District of Columbia to honor free African Americans and 
        slaves who fought during the American Revolution (S. 2738), 
        S11216 [5NO]
      NAACP: anniversary, S2170, S2209, S2210 [12FE], S2587 [27FE], 
        S8533 [30JY]
      ------anniversary (H. Con. Res. 35), S2314, S2347 [13FE]
      National Association of Black Men United: anniversary, S11114 
        [4NO]
      National Association of Minority Contractors: anniversary, S6710 
        [17JN]
      National Great Black Americans Commemoration Act: authorize 
        appropriations (S. 2095), S10927 [29OC]
      National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week: 
        designate (S. Res. 229), S8499 [29JY]
      New Orleans, LA: anniversary of school integration (S. Res. 
        350), S11354, S11355 [10NO]
      Piney Woods, MS: anniversary of Piney Woods School, S10359 
        [13OC]
      Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month: support goals and ideals 
        (H. Con. Res. 186), S9991 [30SE]
      Sivad Productions, Inc.: tribute, S785 [22JA]
      Tubman, Harriet: establish the Harriet Tubman National 
        Historical Park in Auburn, NY, and the Harriet Tubman 
        Underground Railroad National Historical Park in Caroline, 
        Dorchester, and Talbot Counties, MD (S. 227), S342 [13JA], 
        S7552 [15JY]
      Wilmington, DE: anniversary of Howard High School of Technology, 
        S9369 [15SE]
      Zulu Social Aid & Pleasure Club Inc.: anniversary, S2319 [13FE]
  Reports
      Civil Rights History Project Act (H.R. 586): Committee on House 
        Administration (House), H4598 [22AP]
  Reports filed
      Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Post Office, Portland, OR: Committee 
        on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (Senate) (S. 
        1314), S8557 [30JY]
      Plaque in the Emancipation Hall Commemorating the Role of 
        Enslaved African Americans in Construction of the Capitol: 
        Committee on House Administration (House) (H. Con. Res. 135) 
        (H. Rept. 111-153), H6742 [12JN]
  Statements
      Tribute to M. Paul Redd: Mario M. Cuomo, E246 [11FE]
      ------William O'Shaughnessy, E246 [11FE]
      ------WVOX-Radio (New Rochelle, NY), E246 [11FE]
      Tribute to William T. Coleman, Jr.: Senator Specter, S2358 
        [23FE]
  Texts of
      H. Con. Res. 35, NAACP anniversary, H1111 [10FE]
      H. Con. Res. 135, plaque in Emancipation Hall of the Capitol 
        Visitor Center commemorating the role of enslaved African 
        Americans in the construction of the Capitol, H7719 [7JY]
      H. Con. Res. 186, support goals and ideals of Sickle Cell 
        Disease Awareness Month, H10016 [29SE]
      H. Res. 49, tribute to Karen Bass, H5765 [19MY]
      H. Res. 57, express importance of swimming lessons and recognize 
        danger of drowning among minority children, H9459 [14SE], 
        H9546 [15SE]
      H. Res. 70, tribute to Tony Dungy, H5765 [19MY]
      H. Res. 73, Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, H394 [21JA]
      H. Res. 83, Black History Month, H2615 [24FE]
      H. Res. 134, recognize anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s 
        visit to India and positive influence of teachings of Mahatma 
        Gandhi on Civil Rights Movement, H1107 [10FE]
      H. Res. 150, tribute to A. Philip Randolph, H14894 [15DE]
      H. Res. 320, tribute to John Hope Franklin, H4539 [21AP]
      H. Res. 361, recognize historical significance of Historic 
        Virginia Key Beach Park in Miami, FL, H9296 [8SE]
      H. Res. 476, Black Music Month, H8043 [14JY]
      H. Res. 530, tribute to Major League Baseball Civil Rights Game, 
        H6768 [15JN]
      H. Res. 568, John Brown's raid in Harpers Ferry, WV, 
        anniversary, H11995 [28OC]
      H. Res. 659, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., anniversary, 
        H11185 [13OC]
      H. Res. 660, tribute to Laurinburg Normal Industrial Institute, 
        H11536 [21OC]
      H. Res. 994, Dept. of Justice transmittal to the House of 
        Representatives all information relative to decision to 
        dismiss U.S. v. New Black Panther Party, E3026 [17DE]
      H.R. 586, Civil Rights History Project Act, H4597 [22AP]
      H.R. 2971, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Post Office, Portland, 
        OR, H9766 [22SE]
      S. 227, Harriet Tubman National Historical Park and Harriet 
        Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park Act, 
        S343-S345 [13JA]
      S. 395, Civil Rights History Project Act, S2028 [9FE]
      S. 972, provide additional funding for successful claimants in 
        Dept. of Agriculture racial discrimination settlement and 
        establish criminal penalties for fraud relative to such 
        claims, S5131 [5MY]
      S. 1314, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Post Office, Portland, OR, 
        S8715 [4AU], H12978 [16NO]
      S. Con. Res. 3, NAACP anniversary, S998 [28JA]
      S. Con. Res. 16, pardon John A. (Jack) Johnson posthumously, 
        S4196 [1AP]
      S. Con. Res. 17, use of Capitol Building Emancipation Hall for 
        unveiling of a bust of Sojourner Truth, H4601 [22AP]
      S. Con. Res. 17, use of Emancipation Hall for unveiling of a 
        bust of Sojourner Truth, S4387 [2AP]
      S. Con. Res. 24, plaque in Emancipation Hall of the Capitol 
        Visitor Center commemorating the role of enslaved African 
        Americans in the construction of the Capitol, S5878 [21MY]
      S. Con. Res. 26, apologize for enslavement and racial 
        segregation of African Americans, S6568 [11JN], S6761 [18JN]
      S. Con. Res. 29, pardon John A. (Jack) Johnson posthumously, 
        S6656 [16JN], S7022 [24JN], H9037 [29JY]
      S. Con. Res. 33, issue commemorative postage stamp in 
        commemoration of crew of U.S.S. MASON DE-529, S7793 [21JY]
      S. Con. Res. 34, issue commemorative postage stamp in 
        commemoration of crew of U.S.S. MASON DE-529, S7891 [22JY]
      S. Con. Res. 43, permit use of Capitol rotunda for a ceremony to 
        award the Congressional Gold Medal to Edward W. Brooke III, 
        S10069, S10076 [1OC]
      S. Con. Res. 43, use of Capitol rotunda for a ceremony to award 
        the Congressional Gold Medal to Edward W. Brooke III, H11540 
        [21OC]
      S. Res. 53, plaque commemorating the role of enslaved African 
        Americans in the construction of the Capitol, S2430 [24FE], 
        S2500 [25FE]
      S. Res. 88, tribute to John Hope Franklin, S3933, S3939 [26MR]
      S. Res. 159, Juneteenth Independence Day, S5876 [21MY]
      S. Res. 162, recognize Langston golf course in Washington, DC, 
        for important legacy and contributions to African-American 
        golf history, S5877, S5886 [21MY]
      S. Res. 191, urge Federal agencies to designate funds for 
        education, awareness outreach, and research specifically 
        focused on how prostate cancer affects African-American men, 
        S6819 [18JN]
      S. Res. 198, Juneteenth Independence Day, S6850, S6857 [19JN]
      S. Res. 205, support goals and ideals of African American Bone 
        Marrow Awareness Month, S7014, S7023 [24JN]
      S. Res. 229, National Historically Black Colleges and 
        Universities Week, S8279, S8499 [29JY]
      S. Res. 323, tribute to Edward W. Brooke III, S10786 [27OC]
      S. Res. 350, New Orleans, LA, school integration anniversary, 
        S11350, S11355 [10NO]
  Tributes
      Dungy, Tony, E93 [15JA]
      Franklin, John Hope, S4058 [31MR], S4500 [21AP], E926 [22AP], 
        E1317 [4JN]
      Obama, President, S670 [20JA]




AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK

  Remarks in Senate
      Presidential appointments: nominations considered and confirmed 
        en bloc, S4293 [2AP]
  Reports filed
      Nomination of Robert D. Hormats To Be U.S. Alternate Governor 
        for Several International Financial Institutions: Committee on 
        Foreign Relations (Senate), S9554 [17SE]
      Nomination of Sec. of the Treasury Geithner to International 
        Monetary Organizations: Committee on Foreign Relations 
        (Senate), S4061 [31MR]




AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT FUND

  Bills and resolutions
      Multilateral development banks: authorize U.S. participation in, 
        and appropriations for, African Development Fund and 
        Mulitlateral Debt Relief Initiative, require budgetary 
        disclosures, and endorse certain principles (see S. 955), 
        S5013 [1MY]
  Remarks in Senate
      Presidential appointments: nominations considered and confirmed 
        en bloc, S4293 [2AP]
  Reports filed
      African Development Fund Replenishment Act: Committee on Foreign 
        Relations (Senate) (S. 955) (S. Rept. 111-51), S7639 [16JY]
      Nomination of Robert D. Hormats To Be U.S. Alternate Governor 
        for Several International Financial Institutions: Committee on 
        Foreign Relations (Senate), S9554 [17SE]
      Nomination of Sec. of the Treasury Geithner to International 
        Monetary Organizations: Committee on Foreign Relations 
        (Senate), S4061 [31MR]




AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT FUND REPLENISHMENT ACT

  Reports filed
      Provisions: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate) (S. 955) (S. 
        Rept. 111-51), S7639 [16JY]




AFRICAN GROWTH AND OPPORTUNITY ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Foreign trade: provide improved duty-free treatment for certain 
        articles from certain least-developed countries (see H.R. 
        4101), H13265 [18NO]




AFRICAN UNION

  Reports filed
      Nomination of Michael A. Battle, Sr., To Be U.S. Representative 
        to the African Union: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate), 
        S8760 [4AU]




AFRICANO, JAMES

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1363 [10JN]




AFTERSCHOOL ALLIANCE (organization)

  Bills and resolutions
      Lights on Afterschool!: support goals and ideals of event (see 
        S. Res. 318), S10635 [21OC] (see H. Con. Res. 194), H10519 
        [6OC]
  Remarks in Senate
      Lights on Afterschool!: support goals and ideals of event (S. 
        Res. 318), S10651 [21OC]
  Texts of
      S. Res. 318, support goals and ideals of Lights on Afterschool! 
        event, S10647, S10651 [21OC]




AGAINST CORPORATIONS ORGANIZING TO RIP-OFF THE NATION (ACORN) ACT

  Articles and editorials
      Acorn Amendment for Pfizer, H10489 [6OC]
  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 3679), H10407 [30SE]
  Remarks in House
      Enact (H.R. 3679), H10489 [6OC]




AGAN, SHAUNA

  Privilege of the floor
      Senate, S10438 [14OC]




AGARD, JAVANNI

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E2847 [1DE]




AGE DISCRIMINATION  see Discrimination




AGE DISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT ACT

  Amendments
      Discrimination: clarify that a discriminatory compensation 
        decision or other practice that is unlawful occurs each time 
        compensation is paid pursuant to the compensation decision or 
        other practice (S. 181), S588, S628, S629 [15JA], S656 [16JA], 
        S696, S697, S710, S711, S727, S728, S729 [21JA], S741, S745, 
        S753, S772, S792 [22JA]
  Bills and resolutions
      Civil rights: clarify appropriate standard of proof (see S. 
        1756), S10162 [6OC] (see H.R. 3721), H10518 [6OC]
      Discrimination: clarify that a discriminatory compensation 
        decision or other practice that is unlawful occurs each time 
        compensation is paid pursuant to the compensation decision or 
        other practice (see S. 181), S211 [8JA] (see H.R. 11), H27 
        [6JA]
      ------clarify that a discriminatory compensation decision or 
        other practice that is unlawful occurs each time compensation 
        is paid pursuant to the compensation decision or other 
        practice (S. 181), consideration (see H. Res. 87), H525 [26JA]
  Cloture motions
      Discrimination: clarify that a discriminatory compensation 
        decision or other practice that is unlawful occurs each time 
        compensation is paid pursuant to the compensation decision or 
        other practice (S. 181), motion to proceed, S349 [13JA], S559 
        [15JA]
  Letters
      Fair Pay Act: several business organizations, S773 [22JA]
  Motions
      Discrimination: clarify that a discriminatory compensation 
        decision or other practice that is unlawful occurs each time 
        compensation is paid pursuant to the compensation decision or 
        other practice (S. 181), S349 [13JA], S758, S759 [22JA], H554 
        [27JA]
  Remarks in House
      Discrimination: clarify that a discriminatory compensation 
        decision or other practice that is unlawful occurs each time 
        compensation is paid pursuant to the compensation decision or 
        other practice (H.R. 11), H41 [7JA], H75, H83 [8JA], H94, 
        H113-H124, H132 [9JA], E67 [13JA], E999 [28AP]
      ------clarify that a discriminatory compensation decision or 
        other practice that is unlawful occurs each time compensation 
        is paid pursuant to the compensation decision or other 
        practice (S. 181), H546-H556 [27JA], H2983 [5MR], H12988 
        [16NO], E170 [28JA], E198 [4FE]
      ------clarify that a discriminatory compensation decision or 
        other practice that is unlawful occurs each time compensation 
        is paid pursuant to the compensation decision or other 
        practice (S. 181), consideration (H. Res. 87), H532-H535 
        [27JA]
      ------clarify that a discriminatory compensation decision or 
        other practice that is unlawful occurs each time compensation 
        is paid pursuant to the compensation decision or other 
        practice (S. 181), motion to commit, H554, H555 [27JA]
  Remarks in Senate
      Civil rights: clarify appropriate standard of proof (S. 1756), 
        S10164 [6OC], S10313 [8OC]
      Discrimination: allow the defense in discriminatory compensation 
        cases to base such defense on waiver of a right, estoppel, or 
        laches doctrine, S696 [21JA], S749, S753, S754, S756 [22JA]
      ------clarify that a discriminatory compensation decision or 
        other practice that is unlawful occurs each time compensation 
        is paid pursuant to the compensation decision or other 
        practice (S. 181), S228, S238 [8JA], S239 [9JA], S588, S589 
        [15JA], S646 [16JA], S693-S712 [21JA], S733-S737, S739-S776 
        [22JA], S803, S823 [26JA], S6699 [17JN]
      ------clarify that a discriminatory compensation decision or 
        other practice that is unlawful occurs each time compensation 
        is paid pursuant to the compensation decision or other 
        practice (S. 181), motion to proceed, S349 [13JA], S357-S366, 
        S375 [14JA], S402, S418, S557-S559 [15JA]
      ------clarify that a discriminatory compensation decision or 
        other practice that is unlawful occurs each time compensation 
        is paid pursuant to the compensation decision or other 
        practice (S. 181), unanimous-consent agreement, S380 [14JA], 
        S732 [21JA]
      ------ensure that only those who directly experience 
        discrimination are eligible to file discriminatory 
        compensation suits, S749-S753, S758, S759 [22JA]
      ------limit discriminatory compensation decisions to pay 
        discrimination, S697 [21JA], S749, S754, S756, S758 [22JA]
      ------prohibit retroactive claims for certain discriminatory 
        compensation decisions, S745, S751, S760, S761, S764 [22JA]
  Reports filed
      Consideration of S. 181, Fair Pay Act: Committee on Rules 
        (House) (H. Res. 87) (H. Rept. 111-5), H525 [26JA]
  Statements
      Fair Pay Act: Senator Specter, S754 [22JA]
      Title VII ``Fairness'' Act, S. 3209, Allows Pay Discrimination 
        To Continue: National Women's Law Center, S708 [21JA]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 87, consideration of S. 181, Fair Pay Act, H532 [27JA]
      H.R. 11, Fair Pay Act, H113 [9JA]
      S. 181, Fair Pay Act, S775 [22JA], H546 [27JA]




AGED  see Senior Citizens




AGEE, TINA M.

  Remarks in House
      House of Representatives: tribute to service anniversary award 
        recipients, E2191 [8SE]




AGENCE FRANCE PRESS (news service)

  Articles and editorials
      Iran To Try Bahais for Spying for Israel, E246 [11FE]




AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT  related term(s) Department of 
    State
  Amendments
      Dept. of State, foreign operations, and related programs: making 
        appropriations (H.R. 3081), H7877, H7878, H7884, H7896, H7905, 
        H7907, H7908 [9JY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 3081), consideration (H. Res. 
        617), H7862 [9JY]
      ------making appropriations (S. 1434), S9685 [22SE]
      Foreign aid: encourage nomination of an Administrator and 
        empower and strengthen the Agency (S. Res. 312), S11298, 
        S11301 [9NO]
  Bills and resolutions
      Afghanistan: commend the Five Million Afghan Women Campaign, 
        ensure full participation of women in elections, and encourage 
        U.S. support for women's awareness of governance and political 
        participation (see S. Res. 251), S9078 [7AU]
      Caribbean nations: urge continued humanitarian assistance to 
        countries affected by Hurricanes Gustav and Ike and Tropical 
        Storms Fay and Hanna (see H. Con. Res. 17), H162 [9JA]
      Dept. of State: anniversary of Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) 
        program (see H. Res. 849), H11515 [20OC]
      Dept. of State, foreign operations, and related programs: making 
        appropriations (see S. 1434), S7318 [9JY] (see H.R. 3081), 
        H7703 [26JN]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 3081), consideration (see H. 
        Res. 617), H7836 [8JY]
      Developing countries: increase U.S. financial and programmatic 
        contributions to promote economic opportunities for women (see 
        S. 1425), S7317 [9JY]
      Ecology and environment: conduct a pilot program to promote 
        production and use of fuel-efficient stoves engineered to 
        produce less black carbon than traditional stoves (see S. 
        1396), S7138 [6JY]
      Foreign aid: authorize appropriations to provide assistance to 
        foreign countries to promote food security, stimulate rural 
        economies, and improve emergency response to food crises (see 
        S. 384), S1677 [5FE] (see H.R. 3077), H7703 [26JN]
      ------encourage nomination of an Administrator and empower and 
        strengthen the Agency (see S. Res. 312), S10362 [13OC]
      ------enhance capacity to undertake global development 
        activities (see S. 355), S1058 [29JA]
      ------strengthen capacity, transparency, and accountability of 
        U.S. foreign assistance programs to effectively adapt and 
        respond to new challenges (see S. 1524), S8196 [28JY]
      Health Technology Program: establish (see S. 1591), S8992 [6AU] 
        (see H.R. 3560), H9490 [14SE]
      Nuclear Non-Proliferation Act: implement developing countries 
        assistance provisions and promote economical and 
        environmentally sustainable means of meeting the energy 
        demands of developing countries (see S. 1675), S9436 [16SE] 
        (see H.R. 3774), H11166 [8OC]
      Pakistan: ensure inter-religious dialogue and protection of 
        religious freedom and related human rights for persons of all 
        faiths and nationalities (see H. Res. 764), H9899 [23SE]
      Refugees: victims of torture treatment programs funding (see S. 
        2839), S12413 [4DE] (see H.R. 1511), H3436 [16MR]
      Solar energy: authorize microenterprise assistance for renewable 
        energy projects in developing countries (see H.R. 2878), H6806 
        [15JN]
      Water for the Poor Act: enhance implementation (see S. 624), 
        S3163 [17MR] (see H.R. 2030), H4686 [22AP]
      Western Hemisphere Energy Cooperation Forum: establish (see S. 
        587), S3073 [12MR]
  Letters
      Victims of torture treatment programs funding: Representative 
        Berman, Committee on Foreign Affairs (House), H8553 [22JY]
      ------Representative Waxman, Committee on Energy and Commerce 
        (House), H8553 [22JY]
  Motions
      Dept. of State, foreign operations, and related programs: making 
        appropriations (H.R. 3081), H7914, H7916 [9JY]
  Press releases
      George Mason University Winner of AID and Higher Education for 
        Development (organization) Africa-U.S. Higher Education 
        Initiative Planning Grant Competition, E935 [22AP]
  Remarks in House
      Afghanistan: require the Inspectors General of certain U.S. 
        agencies to include in their audits and reports the impact of 
        development assistance on the social, economic, and political 
        empowerment of women, H6492 [10JN]
      Dept. of State: diplomatic and consular programs, AID, and 
        global health programs funding, H7878, H7879 [9JY]
      ------prohibit establishment of the Lessons Learned Center, 
        H6495, H6496 [10JN]
      Dept. of State, foreign operations, and related programs: making 
        appropriations, H14463 [10DE]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 3081), H7868-H7919, H7923 
        [9JY], H8067 [14JY], E1722 [10JY], E1737 [13JY], E1747, E1757 
        [14JY], E1771 [15JY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 3081), consideration (H. Res. 
        617), H7855-H7862 [9JY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 3081), earmark declaration, 
        E1642 [7JY], E1685 [8JY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 3081), motion to recommit, 
        H7915-H7918 [9JY]
      Foreign aid: international family planning programs restrictions 
        relative to abortion, H2651 [25FE]
      Foreign countries: grants to support former Members of Congress 
        travel to emerging democracies to meet with legislative 
        branches, H6822, H6823 [16JN]
      GAO: study effects of AID use of waivers under the Buy American 
        Act for HIV test kits on U.S.-based manufacturers and 
        availability of HIV test kits for at-risk populations in low-
        income countries, H6496, H6497 [10JN]
      George Mason University: AID and Higher Education for 
        Development (organization) Africa-U.S. Higher Education 
        Initiative Planning Grant Competition winner, E935 [22AP]
      Michigan State University: AID and Higher Education for 
        Development (organization) Africa-U.S. Higher Education 
        Initiative Planning Grant Competition winner, E932 [22AP]
      Refugees: victims of torture treatment programs funding (H.R. 
        1511), H8552-H8554 [22JY], E1630 [26JN], E1739 [13JY]
      Water for the Poor Act: enhance implementation, H7860, H7874 
        [9JY]
      ------enhance implementation (H.R. 2030), H4588 [22AP], H6309 
        [9JN], H6438 [10JN], E936 [22AP]
  Remarks in Senate
      Afghanistan: commend the Five Million Afghan Women Campaign, 
        ensure full participation of women in elections, and encourage 
        U.S. support for women's awareness of governance and political 
        participation (S. Res. 251), S9091 [7AU]
      Dept. of Defense: ensure that civilian personnel in Afghanistan 
        receive counterinsurgency coordination training, S10019 [1OC]
      Dept. of State: diplomatic and consular programs, AID, and 
        foreign assistance programs funding, S13128 [13DE]
      ------Global Peace Operations Initiative and Africa Contigency 
        Operations Training and Assistance Program funding, S12907 
        [10DE]
      ------information technology upgrades funding, S1518 [4FE]
      Dept. of State, foreign operations, and related programs: making 
        appropriations, S3063-S3066 [12MR], S12907 [10DE], S12991 
        [11DE]
      Developing countries: increase U.S. financial and programmatic 
        contributions to promote economic opportunities for women (S. 
        1425), S7408 [13JY]
      Ecology and environment: conduct a pilot program to promote 
        production and use of fuel-efficient stoves engineered to 
        produce less black carbon than traditional stoves (S. 1396), 
        S7142 [6JY]
      Food: global food assistance programs funding, S8536 [30JY]
      Foreign aid: authorize appropriations to provide assistance to 
        foreign countries to promote food security, stimulate rural 
        economies, and improve emergency response to food crises (S. 
        384), S1679 [5FE], S7588 [16JY], S10887 [29OC]
      ------encourage nomination of an Administrator and empower and 
        strengthen the Agency (S. Res. 312), S10373 [13OC], S11301 
        [9NO], S11335 [10NO]
      ------enhance capacity to undertake global development 
        activities (S. 355), S1066 [29JA], S5274 [7MY], S11335 [10NO]
      ------international family planning programs restrictions 
        relative to abortion, S2678 [3MR], S2788-S2795 [5MR]
      ------strengthen capacity, transparency, and accountability of 
        U.S. foreign assistance programs to effectively adapt and 
        respond to new challenges (S. 1524), S8198-S8201 [28JY]
      Health Technology Program: establish (S. 1591), S9001 [6AU]
      Meyer, Amy: Partnership for Public Service (organization) 
        Service to America National Security and International Affairs 
        Medal recipient, S9976 [30SE]
      Nuclear Non-Proliferation Act: implement developing countries 
        assistance provisions and promote economical and 
        environmentally sustainable means of meeting the energy 
        demands of developing countries (S. 1675), S9437 [16SE]
      Presidential appointments: nominations considered and confirmed 
        en bloc, S14139 [24DE]
      Water for the Poor Act: enhance implementation (S. 624), S3185 
        [17MR]
      Western Hemisphere Energy Cooperation Forum: establish (S. 587), 
        S3079 [12MR]
  Reports filed
      Consideration of H.R. 3081, Dept. of State, Foreign Operations, 
        and Related Programs Appropriations: Committee on Rules 
        (House) (H. Res. 617) (H. Rept. 111-193), H7836 [8JY]
      Dept. of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs 
        Appropriations: Committee on Appropriations (House) (H.R. 
        3081) (H. Rept. 111-187), H7703 [26JN]
      ------Committee on Appropriations (Senate) (S. 1434) (S. Rept. 
        111-44), S7317 [9JY]
      Global Food Security Act: Committee on Foreign Relations 
        (Senate) (S. 384) (S. Rept. 111-19), S5435 [13MY]
      Nomination of Rajiv J. Shah To Be AID Administrator: Committee 
        on Foreign Relations (Senate), S12706 [8DE]
  Rulings of the Chair
      Dept. of State, foreign operations, and related programs: making 
        appropriations (H.R. 3081), H7916 [9JY]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 617, consideration of H.R. 3081, Dept. of State, foreign 
        operations, and related programs appropriations, H7855 [9JY]
      H.R. 1511, victims of torture treatment programs funding, H8552 
        [22JY]
      S. 355, Increasing America's Global Development Capacity Act, 
        S1066 [29JA]
      S. 587, Western Hemisphere Energy Compact, S3079-S3082 [12MR]
      S. 624, Water for the World Act, S3186-S3188 [17MR]
      S. 1396, AID pilot program to promote production and use of 
        fuel-efficient stoves engineered to produce less black carbon 
        than traditional stoves, S7143 [6JY]
      S. 1425, Global Resources and Opportunities for Women To Thrive 
        (GROWTH) Act, S7321-S7324 [9JY]
      S. 1591, 21st Century Global Health Technology Act, S9002 [6AU]
      S. 1675, Energy Development Program Implementation Act, S9438 
        [16SE]
      S. Res. 251, commend the Five Million Afghan Women Campaign, 
        ensure full participation of women in Afghanistan elections, 
        and encourage U.S. support for women's awareness of governance 
        and political participation, S9090, S9091 [7AU]
      S. Res. 312, encourage nomination of an AID Administrator and 
        empower and strengthen the Agency, S10372 [13OC]




AGENT ORANGE AWARENESS MONTH

  Bills and resolutions
      Designate (see S. Res. 248), S8994 [6AU]
  Remarks in Senate
      Designate (S. Res. 248), S9060 [6AU]
  Texts of
      S. Res. 248, designate, S9046, S9060 [6AU]




AGHA-SOLTAN, NEDA

  Articles and editorials
      Neda, Is She Iran's Joan of Arc?, S6863 [22JN]
  Remarks in House
      Tribute, H7450 [26JN]




AGRICULTURAL ADJUSTMENT ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Agriculture: establish temporary minimum price for Class II and 
        Class III milk under Federal milk marketing orders (see H.R. 
        3935), H11867 [27OC]
      Dept. of Agriculture: clarify definition of delivery under a 
        Federal milk marketing order and that the producer may not be 
        charged for transportation costs incurred by a handler after 
        raw milk leaves the farm (see H.R. 4117), H13351 [19NO]
      ------determine the price of all milk used for manufactured 
        purposes by using the national average cost of production (see 
        S. 889), S4669 [23AP] (see S. 1645), S8994 [6AU]
      ------prohibit the use of distance or transportation costs as a 
        basis for pricing milk (see S. 667), S3609 [23MR]
  Remarks in House
      Dept. of Agriculture: clarify definition of delivery under a 
        Federal milk marketing order and that the producer may not be 
        charged for transportation costs incurred by a handler after 
        raw milk leaves the farm (H.R. 4117), H13471 [3DE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Dept. of Agriculture: determine the price of all milk used for 
        manufactured purposes by using the national average cost of 
        production (S. 889), S4693 [23AP]




AGRICULTURAL BIOTERRORISM PROTECTION ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Hazardous substances: prohibit inclusion of brucella abortus in 
        certain lists of dangerous biological agents and toxins (see 
        H.R. 4215), H13550 [7DE]
      ------reauthorize the Select Agent Program and improve oversight 
        of high containment laboratories (see S. 485), S2558 [26FE] 
        (see H.R. 1225), H2873 [26FE]
  Remarks in House
      Hazardous substances: reauthorize the Select Agent Program and 
        improve oversight of high containment laboratories (H.R. 
        1225), E495 [26FE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Hazardous substances: reauthorize the Select Agent Program and 
        improve oversight of high containment laboratories (S. 485), 
        S2559 [26FE]




AGRICULTURAL CREDIT ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      State mediation programs: reauthorize (see S. 1375), S7070 
        [25JN] (see H.R. 3509), H9278 [31JY]




AGRICULTURAL DISASTER ASSISTANCE ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 4177), H13466 [2DE]




AGRICULTURAL JOB OPPORTUNITIES, BENEFITS, AND SECURITY (AgJOBS) ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see S. 1038), S5501 [14MY]
  Letters
      Provisions: Arturo S. Rodriguez, United Farm Workers 
        (organization), S5519 [14MY]
      ------Change To Win (organization), S5517 [14MY]
      ------John Wilson, Dairy Farmers of America (organization), 
        S5517 [14MY]
      ------Kevin Priest, Society of American Florists, S5518 [14MY]
      ------Nancy E. Foster, U.S. Apple Association, S5517 [14MY]
      ------R. Bruce Josten, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, S5519 [14MY]
      ------Richard Nadler, Americas Majority (organization), S5518 
        [14MY]
      ------Robert J. Dolibois and Craig J. Regelbrugge, American 
        Nursery & Landscape Association, S5518 [14MY]
      ------Ron Sparks, National Association of State Departments of 
        Agriculture, S5519 [14MY]
      ------Thomas A. Nassif, Western Growers Association, S5518 
        [14MY]
      ------Wade Henderson and Nancy Zirkin, Leadership Conference on 
        Civil Rights, S5517 [14MY]
  Lists
      Agriculture Coalition for Immigration Reform members and 
        supporters, S5519 [14MY]
  Remarks in Senate
      Enact (S. 1038), S5461, S5504-S5521 [14MY]
  Texts of
      S. 1038, provisions, S5506-S5517 [14MY]




AGRICULTURAL MARKETING ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Agriculture: provide for country of origin labeling for dairy 
        products (see S. 1783), S10434 [14OC]
  Remarks in Senate
      Agriculture: provide for country of origin labeling for dairy 
        products (S. 1783), S10438 [14OC]
  Texts of
      S. 1783, Dairy COOL Act, S10438 [14OC]




AGRICULTURAL MARKETING AGREEMENT ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Agriculture: establish temporary minimum price for Class II and 
        Class III milk under Federal milk marketing orders (see H.R. 
        3935), H11867 [27OC]




AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH, EXTENSION, AND EDUCATION REFORM ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Dept. of Agriculture: establish a national food safety training, 
        education, extension, outreach, and technical assistance 
        program for agricultural producers (see S. 2758), S11290 [9NO]




AGRICULTURE  related term(s) Food
  Amendments
      Agriculture, rural development, FDA, and related agencies 
        programs: making appropriations (H.R. 2997), S8536, S8574, 
        S8583, S8584, S8585, S8586, S8587, S8588, S8589, S8590, S8591, 
        S8592, S8593, S8594, S8595, S8596, S8597, S8598, S8599, S8600, 
        S8601, S8602, S8603, S8604, S8605, S8606, S8607, S8608 [30JY], 
        S8620, S8623, S8632, S8633 [31JY], S8648, S8650, S8651, S8653, 
        S8656, S8659, S8660, S8661, S8663, S8691, S8692, S8693, S8694, 
        S8695, S8696, S8697, S8698, S8699 [3AU], S8722, S8723, S8725, 
        S8775, S8776 [4AU], S8877 [5AU], H7805, H7806, H7807, H7808, 
        H7811, H7816, H7819, H7820, H7821, H7822, H7824, H7825, H7826 
        [8JY], H7843, H7845, H7846, H7847, H7848, H7849, H7850, H7851 
        [9JY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 2997), consideration (H. Res. 
        609), H7794 [8JY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 2997), consideration of 
        conference report (H. Res. 799), H10538 [7OC]
      Animals: improve management and long-term health of wild free-
        roaming horses and burros (H.R. 1018), H8324 [17JY]
      ------improve management and long-term health of wild free-
        roaming horses and burros (H.R. 1018), consideration (H. Res. 
        653), H8312 [17JY]
      Taxation: retain estate tax with an immediate exemption increase 
        and repeal new carryover basis rules (H.R. 4154), 
        consideration (H. Res. 941), H13479 [3DE]
  Appointments
      Conferees: H.R. 2997, agriculture, rural development, FDA, and 
        related agencies programs appropriations, S8730 [4AU]
  Articles and editorials
      California Water Plan Aims To Save Puget Sound Orcas, E1723 
        [10JY]
      Combat Hunger by Investing in Agricultural Development, H7454 
        [26JN]
      Like Father, Like Son; Fellow Botantists Have a Lot in Common, 
        S7063 [25JN]
      NSF Finds Declining Federal Support of Academic R&D, S10347-
        S10350 [13OC]
      Tax That Won't Die, S13282 [16DE]
  Bills and resolutions
      Agricultural Credit Act: reauthorize State mediation programs 
        (see S. 1375), S7070 [25JN] (see H.R. 3509), H9278 [31JY]
      Agriculture, rural development, FDA, and related agencies 
        programs: making appropriations (see S. 1406), S7192 [7JY] 
        (see H.R. 2997), H7144 [23JN]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 2997), consideration (see H. 
        Res. 609), H7740 [7JY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 2997), consideration of 
        conference report (see H. Res. 799), H10518 [6OC]
      Alabama Black Belt National Heritage Area: establish (see S. 
        2892), S13319 [16DE] (see H.R. 4345), H15499 [16DE]
      Animals: ensure the humane slaughter of nonambulatory cattle 
        (see H.R. 4356), H15499 [16DE]
      ------improve management and long-term health of wild free-
        roaming horses and burros (see S. 1579), S8864 [5AU] (see H.R. 
        1018), H1517 [12FE]
      ------improve management and long-term health of wild free-
        roaming horses and burros (H.R. 1018), consideration (see H. 
        Res. 653), H8301 [16JY]
      ------prohibit any Federal agency or official, in carrying out 
        efforts to reduce effects of greenhouse gas emissions on 
        climate change, from imposing a fee or tax on gaseous 
        emissions emitted directly by livestock (see H.R. 1438), H3337 
        [11MR]
      Apple Crunch: support goals and ideals of healthy food choice 
        event (see H. Res. 613), H7740 [7JY]
      BLM: acquire and manage Gold Hill Ranch in Coloma, CA (see S. 
        1596), S8992 [6AU] (see H.R. 4108), H13265 [18NO]
      Borlaug, Norman E.: tribute (see S. Res. 272), S9436 [16SE] (see 
        S. Res. 273), S9555 [17SE] (see H. Con. Res. 183; H. Res. 
        739), H9490 [14SE]
      Bureau of Reclamation: assess irrigation infrastructure of the 
        Rio Grande Pueblos in New Mexico and provide grants and enter 
        into agreements to repair or reconstruct such infrastructure 
        (see H.R. 924), H1079 [9FE]
      Chavez, Cesar E.: establish an honorary legal public holiday 
        (see H. Res. 213), H3055 [5MR]
      ------tribute (see S. Res. 92), S4063 [31MR]
      Cheese: prohibit products containing dry ultra-filtered milk, 
        milk protein concentrate, or casein from being labeled 
        domestic natural cheese (see S. 666), S3609 [23MR]
      Clean Air Act: prohibit issuance of regulatory permits for 
        certain emissions from agricultural production (see S. 527), 
        S2827 [5MR] (see H.R. 1426), H3337 [11MR]
      Colleges and universities: recognize valuable contributions of 
        the extension offices of land-grant universities (see H. Res. 
        740), H9490 [14SE]
      Commodity Exchange Act: bring greater transparency and 
        accountability to commodity markets (see H.R. 977), H1246 
        [11FE]
      ------clarify treatment of certain commodity futures contracts 
        and financial instruments purchases relative to limits on 
        excessisve speculation established by the CFTC (see S. 1412), 
        S7261 [8JY]
      ------prevent excessive price speculation with respect to energy 
        and agricultural commodities (see S. 447), S2322 [13FE]
      Cuba: facilitate export of U.S. agricultural products, remove 
        impediments to export of medical devices and medicines, allow 
        travel by U.S. citizens, and establish an agricultural export 
        promotion program (see S. 1089), S5700 [20MY] (see H.R. 1531), 
        H3437 [16MR]
      ------facilitate sale of U.S. agricultural products (see H.R. 
        1737), H4061 [26MR]
      Dept. of Agriculture: clarify definition of delivery under a 
        Federal milk marketing order and that the producer may not be 
        charged for transportation costs incurred by a handler after 
        raw milk leaves the farm (see H.R. 4117), H13351 [19NO]
      ------compensate poultry producers whose production contracts 
        were terminated or not renewed because of processing plant 
        closures or other cost-cutting measures by bankrupt poultry 
        processors (see H.R. 3150), H7946 [9JY]
      ------determine the price of all milk used for manufactured 
        purposes by using the national average cost of production (see 
        S. 889), S4669 [23AP] (see S. 1645), S8994 [6AU]
      ------develop an effective sampling and testing program to test 
        for E. coli in boneless beef manufacturing trimmings and other 
        raw ground beef components (see S. 2792), S11492 [18NO]
      ------establish a carbon incentives program to achieve 
        supplemental greenhouse gas emissions reductions on private 
        agricultural and forestland (see H.R. 2880), H6806 [15JN]
      ------establish a grant program to promote efforts to develop, 
        implement, and sustain veterinary services (see S. 1709), 
        S9840 [24SE] (see H.R. 3519), H9279 [31JY]
      ------establish a national food safety training, education, 
        extension, outreach, and technical assistance program for 
        agricultural producers (see S. 2758), S11290 [9NO]
      ------establish a program to provide covered institutions loans 
        for conversion to use of biomass for energy generation (see 
        H.R. 2170), H4998 [29AP]
      ------foster efficient markets and increase competition and 
        transparency among packers that purchase livestock from 
        producers (see S. 460), S2423 [24FE]
      ------further adopt developed technologies and encourage small 
        business partnerships in the development of energy through 
        biorefineries (see S. 223), S337 [13JA]
      ------increase rate for certain payments under the Milk Income 
        Loss Contract (MILC) Program as an emergency measure (see S. 
        1330), S6938 [23JN] (see S. 1398), S7138 [6JY]
      ------increase rate for payments under the Milk Income Loss 
        Contract (MILC) Program and facilitate milk producer 
        association efforts to remove dairy cows from production (see 
        H.R. 3322), H8707 [23JY]
      ------index for inflation the rate for payments under the Milk 
        Income Loss Contract (MILC) Program (see S. 1331), S6938 
        [23JN] (see H.R. 3166), H7946 [9JY]
      ------make grants to establish community gardens (see H.R. 
        3225), H8184 [15JY]
      ------offset costs of intrastate transportation, storage, and 
        distribution of bonus commodities provided to States and food 
        assistance agencies under emergency food assistance program 
        (see S. 194), S256 [9JA]
      ------permit refinancing of certain guaranteed loans under the 
        Rural Housing Service (see H.R. 2034), H4686 [22AP]
      ------prohibit the use of distance or transportation costs as a 
        basis for pricing milk (see S. 667), S3609 [23MR]
      ------promote domestic beef and establish new referendum 
        requirements (see S. 1062), S5555 [18MY]
      ------provide additional funding for successful claimants in 
        racial discrimination settlement and establish criminal 
        penalties for fraud relative to such claims (see S. 972), 
        S5127 [5MY] (see H.R. 3623), H9806 [22SE]
      ------provide emergency disaster assistance to certain 
        agricultural and livestock producers that suffered losses (see 
        H.R. 4177), H13466 [2DE]
      ------provide emergency disaster assistance to certain 
        agricultural producers that suffered losses (see S. 2810), 
        S11883 [20NO]
      ------provide for resolution of certain discrimination claims by 
        women farmers and reform loan system in order to end gender 
        discrimination (see H.R. 4264), H14742 [10DE]
      ------require persons who retain seed harvested from the 
        planting of patented seeds to register and pay fees for 
        retaining such seed (see H.R. 3299), H8585 [22JY]
      Dept. of Energy: establish accreditation standards for biofuel 
        engineering and provide support for degree programs that 
        create the engineering skills necessary to support biofuel 
        production (see H.R. 3523), H9279 [31JY]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: prohibit the procurement of certain 
        items unless they are domestically grown, reprocessed, reused, 
        or produced (see H.R. 3116), H7740 [7JY]
      Dept. of Justice: review agricultural mergers and acquisitions 
        (see S. 364), S1431 [3FE]
      Dept. of the Interior: assess irrigation infrastructure of the 
        Pine River Indian Irrigation Project in Colorado (see S. 
        1264), S6580 [15JN] (see H.R. 3061), H7445 [25JN]
      ------authorize drought assistance for projects and activities 
        that will help alleviate unemployment and diminished 
        agricultural production in California (see H.R. 4225), H13627 
        (see H.R. 4225), H14371 [8DE]
      ------conduct a study on constructing a storage reservoir, 
        outlet works, and delivery system for the Tule River Indian 
        Tribe of California to provide a water supply (see S. 789), 
        S4310 [2AP] (see H.R. 1945), H4522 [2AP]
      Dept. of Transportation: promulgate a rule to improve the 
        daytime and nighttime visibility of agricultural equipment 
        that may be operated on a public road (see H.R. 3720), H10518 
        [6OC]
      Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area: establish (see 
        S. 183), S212 [8JA] (see H.R. 170), H34 [6JA]
      Ecology and environment: encourage organic farming, gardening, 
        local food production, and farmers' markets (see H. Res. 458), 
        H5792 [19MY]
      Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act: make repeal 
        of estate taxes permanent (see H.R. 1960), H4522 [2AP] (see 
        H.R. 3463), H9276 [31JY]
      FDA: evaluate evidence on whether to add more folic acid to 
        enriched grain products and expand folic acid fortification 
        into cornmeal and corn-based food products to help prevent 
        birth defects (see H. Res. 202), H2886 [2MR]
      Federal aid programs: terminate marketing assistance loans and 
        loan deficiency payments for mohair producers (see H.R. 2914), 
        H6971 [17JN]
      Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act: preserve effectiveness of 
        medically important antibiotics used in treatment of human and 
        animal diseases (see S. 619), S3163 [17MR]
      Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act: implement 
        pesticide-related obligations of the U.S. under certain 
        international conventions or protocols (see S. 519), S2691 
        [3MR]
      Financial institutions: exempt well-managed community-based 
        depository institutions from certain capitalization, debt, and 
        accounting requirements to ensure access to credit by small 
        businesses and family farms (see H. Res. 943), H13520 [3DE]
      Food: amend inspection laws to notify consumers of products 
        produced from crops, livestock, or poultry raised on sewage 
        sludge-treated land (see H.R. 185), H34 [6JA]
      ------require foods containing certain ingredients derived from 
        meat, poultry, or other animal products to bear labeling that 
        states that fact and the names of such ingredients (see H.R. 
        2086), H4732 [23AP]
      Food industry: improve public health and food safety through 
        enhanced enforcement (see H.R. 815), H920 [3FE]
      ------improve safety of meat and poultry products through 
        enhanced traceability (see S. 425), S2229 [12FE] (see H.R. 
        814), H920 [3FE]
      Foreign aid: authorize appropriations to provide assistance to 
        foreign countries to promote food security, stimulate rural 
        economies, and improve emergency response to food crises (see 
        S. 384), S1677 [5FE] (see H.R. 3077), H7703 [26JN]
      Foreign trade: prohibit importation of ruminants, swine, and 
        their products from Argentina until the Dept. of Agriculture 
        certifies that Argentina is free of foot and mouth disease 
        (see S. 337), S994 [28JA] (see H.R. 1226), H2873 [26FE]
      ------require report on invasive agricultural pests and diseases 
        and sanitary and phytosanitary barriers to trade before 
        beginning negotiations to enter into a free trade agreement 
        (see S. 594), S3074 [12MR]
      Hazardous substances: prohibit inclusion of brucella abortus in 
        certain lists of dangerous biological agents and toxins (see 
        H.R. 4215), H13550 [7DE]
      ------reauthorize the Select Agent Program and improve oversight 
        of high containment laboratories (see S. 485), S2558 [26FE] 
        (see H.R. 1225), H2873 [26FE]
      Immigration: improve agricultural job opportunities, benefits, 
        and security for aliens in the U.S. (see S. 1038), S5501 
        [14MY] (see H.R. 2414), H5664 [14MY]
      ------provide for a certain initial period of admission for 
        aliens employed as dairy workers and sheepherders (see H.R. 
        1660), H3747 [23MR] (see H.R. 3744), H11110 [7OC]
      Interstate commerce: authorize the interstate traffic of 
        unpasteurized milk and milk products in final package form for 
        human consumption between States that allow the sale of such 
        products (see H.R. 778), H779 [28JA]
      Labeling: provide for country of origin labeling for dairy 
        products (see S. 1783), S10434 [14OC]
      Land use: authorize producers on a farm to produce fruits and 
        vegetables for processing on the base acres of the farm (see 
        H.R. 800), H920 [3FE]
      ------encourage owners and operators of privately held farm, 
        ranch, and forest land to make their land available for access 
        by the public for maple-tapping under State or tribal programs 
        (see S. 552), S2909 [9MR] (see H.R. 1399), H3104 [9MR]
      Lowery, Tim: relief (see S. 578), S3073 [12MR]
      Milk: allow modified bloc voting by dairy marketing cooperatives 
        in the scheduled referendum on Federal milk marketing order 
        reform (see S. 665), S3609 [23MR]
      ------establish temporary minimum price for Class II and Class 
        III milk under Federal milk marketing orders (see H.R. 3935), 
        H11867 [27OC]
      Motor vehicles: amend definition of commercial motor vehicle to 
        exclude certain farm vehicles (see S. 639), S3550 [19MR] (see 
        H.R. 3275), H8494 [21JY]
      ------require a large majority of automobiles manufactured or 
        sold in the U.S. to operate on fuel mixtures containing 85 
        percent ethanol or methanol, or biodiesel (see S. 835), S4445 
        [20AP] (see H.R. 1476), H3400 [12MR]
      National Apple Month: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 
        613), H7740 [7JY]
      National Association of Farm Service Agency County Office 
        Employees: anniversary (see H. Res. 889), H12364 [4NO]
      National Community Gardening Awareness Month: support goals and 
        ideals (see H. Res. 649), H8184 [15JY]
      National Dairy Month: support goals (see H. Res. 507), H6265 
        [4JN]
      National Day of the American Cowboy: designate (see S. Res. 
        142), S5371 [12MY]
      National Day of the Cowboy: designate (see H. Res. 322), H4523 
        [2AP]
      National FFA Organization: anniversary of membership of women 
        (see S. Res. 319), S10635 [21OC]
      ------mint coins in commemoration of founding (see S. 1553), 
        S8631 [31JY] (see H.R. 3464), H9276 [31JY]
      National School Lunch Act: improve purchase and processing of 
        healthful commodities for use in school meal programs (see S. 
        1650), S9132 [8SE]
      National Teach Ag Day: support goals and purposes (see H. Res. 
        886), H12288 [3NO]
      Nettleton, Paul: relief (see S. 578), S3073 [12MR]
      Packers and Stockyards Act: prohibit use of certain anti-
        competitive forward contracts (see S. 1086), S5700 [20MY]
      Power resources: ensure parity between the temporary duty 
        imposed on ethanol and tax credits provided on ethanol (see S. 
        622), S3163 [17MR] (see H.R. 2359), H5484 [12MY]
      ------promote biogas production (see S. 306), S787 [22JA] (see 
        H.R. 1158), H2631 [24FE]
      ------promote energy security through investment in renewable 
        and alternative energy and authorize appropriations for 
        research and development of fungible fuels (see H.R. 3909), 
        H11712 [22OC]
      ------promote use of certain materials harvested from public 
        lands in the production of renewable fuel (see H.R. 1190), 
        H2834 [25FE]
      ------reduce greenhouse gas emissions from uncapped domestic 
        sources through partnerships between manufacturing and 
        agricultural industries to invest in projects to capture and 
        store carbon (see S. 2729), S11118 [4NO]
      Product safety: establish a comprehensive process to inform 
        consumers about food and product recalls (see H.R. 3076), 
        H7703 [26JN]
      Research: provide for Federal research, development, 
        demonstration, and commercial application activities to enable 
        the development of farms that are net producers of both food 
        and energy (see H.R. 41), H29 [6JA]
      Roads and highways: authorize States to issue special permits to 
        allow the operation of certain vehicles on the Interstate 
        Highway System for the hauling of livestock (see H.R. 3605), 
        H9729 [17SE]
      San Joaquin River: implement restoration settlement (see S. 
        161), S43 [6JA] (see H.R. 372), H159 [9JA]
      SBA: provide financing to support early-stage small businesses 
        in targeted industries (see H.R. 3738), H11110 [7OC]
      Smart Irrigation Month: support goals (see S. Con. Res. 28), 
        S6650 [16JN] (see H. Con. Res. 118), H5169 [5MY]
      Tariff: daminozide (see S. 2010), S10851 [28OC]
      ------impose tariff-rate quotas on certain casein and milk 
        protein concentrates (see S. 1542), S8557 [30JY] (see H.R. 
        3674), H10069 [29SE]
      ------reliquidation of certain entries relative to orange juice 
        from Brazil (see S. 2044), S10915 [29OC]
      Taxation: allow an unlimited exclusion from transfer taxes for 
        certain farmland and land of conservation value (see H.R. 
        1328), H3053 [5MR]
      ------allow estate of decedent to use capital loss carryover of 
        decedent as a deduction against estate tax (see H.R. 4035), 
        H12456 [5NO]
      ------exclude from gross income amounts received on the sale of 
        certain animals associated with educational programs (see H.R. 
        1955), H4522 [2AP]
      ------exclude from gross income gain on the sale or exchange of 
        farmland development rights (see H.R. 1447), H3337 [11MR]
      ------exempt certain farmland from the estate tax (see H.R. 
        173), H34 [6JA]
      ------exempt renewable energy projects receiving Rural Energy 
        for America Program grants from production tax credit offsets 
        (see H.R. 2037), H4686 [22AP]
      ------extend certain estate tax provisions and restore and 
        increase estate tax deduction for certain family-owned 
        businesses (see H.R. 4015), H12364 [4NO]
      ------extend credit period for certain open-loop biomass 
        facilities (see H.R. 2528), H5891 [20MY]
      ------extend the excise tax provisions and income tax credit for 
        biodiesel (see S. 1046), S5501 [14MY]
      ------extend treatment of certain farming business machinery and 
        equipment as 5-year property for purposes of depreciation (see 
        H.R. 4186), H13466 [2DE]
      ------increase limitation on reduction of fair market value of 
        real property used for farming, or another trade or business, 
        for purposes of estate taxes (see H.R. 4208), H13520 [3DE]
      ------increase maximum reduction in estate tax value for 
        farmland and other special use property and restore and 
        increase estate tax deduction for family-owned businesses (see 
        H.R. 96), H31 [6JA]
      ------make permanent estate tax repeal, small business 
        expensing, and Self-Employment Contributions Act tax deduction 
        for health insurance (see H.R. 533), H324 [14JA]
      ------make permanent the sales tax deduction, child credit, 
        repeal of estate tax, and deduction for higher education 
        expenses, and extend the capital gains and dividend rates (see 
        H.R. 4270), H14743 [10DE]
      ------modify incentives for production of biodiesel (see S. 
        1589), S8992 [6AU] (see H.R. 4070), H13001 [16NO]
      ------permanently extend estate tax relief (see S. 2784), S11430 
        [17NO]
      ------provide an exclusion from the gross estate for certain 
        farmlands and lands subject to qualified conservation 
        easements (see H.R. 3524), H9279 [31JY]
      ------provide energy tax credit for transformers designed to use 
        soybean-based electrical fluid (see H.R. 4305), H14877 [14DE]
      ------provide for a livestock energy investment credit (see H.R. 
        907), H1044 [4FE]
      ------provide for tax-exempt qualified small issue bonds to 
        finance agricultural processing property (see H.R. 115), H32 
        [6JA]
      ------provide relief relative to estate and gift taxes, small 
        businesses, and government contractors (see H.R. 4174), H13466 
        [2DE]
      ------reform estate and gift tax (see H.R. 2023), H4685 [22AP]
      ------repeal estate and gift taxes (see H.R. 205), H35 [6JA]
      ------repeal termination of the estate tax, increase estate and 
        gift tax unified credit, and coordinate a reduction in the 
        maximum rate of tax with a phaseout of the deduction for State 
        death taxes (see H.R. 3905), H11711 [22OC]
      ------retain estate tax with an immediate exemption increase and 
        repeal new carryover basis rules (H.R. 4154), consideration 
        (see H. Res. 941), H13465 [2DE]
      ------treat trees and vines producing fruit, nuts, or other 
        crops as placed in service in the year in which it is planted 
        for purposes of special allowance for depreciation (see S. 
        1461), S7639 [16JY] (see H.R. 2739), H6265 [4JN]
      Tillamook County Creamery Association: anniversary (see S. Res. 
        232), S8557 [30JY]
      Transportation: provide certain exemptions to drivers of 
        intrastate commercial motor vehicles engaged in agricultural 
        purposes (see H.R. 1220), H2873 [26FE]
      Water: encourage research, development, and demonstration of 
        technologies to facilitate the utilization of water produced 
        in connection with the development of domestic energy 
        resources (see H.R. 469), H194 [13JA]
      Wes Watkins Agricultural Research Laboratory, Lane, OK: 
        designate (see H.R. 1713), H4026 [25MR]
      Western Hemisphere Energy Cooperation Forum: establish (see S. 
        587), S3073 [12MR]
      White House Conference on Food and Nutrition: convene (see H.R. 
        1869), H4518 [2AP] (see H.R. 2297), H5397 [7MY]
      Wildlife: prevent introduction and establishment of nonnative 
        invasive wildlife species that negatively impact the economy, 
        environment, or human or animal health (see H.R. 669), H525 
        [26JA]
  Cloture motions
      Agriculture, rural development, FDA, and related agencies 
        programs: making appropriations (H.R. 2997), S8619 [31JY], 
        S8661 [3AU]
  Conference reports
      Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, and Related Agencies 
        Programs Appropriations (H.R. 2997), H10358-H10402 [30SE]
  Essays
      Could You Imagine? Lynnette Whitsitt, S5612 [19MY]
      Independence: Brandon Wells, S5613 [19MY]
  Letters
      Agricultural Job Opportunities, Benefits, and Security (AgJobs) 
        Act: Arturo S. Rodriguez, United Farm Workers (organization), 
        S5519 [14MY]
      ------Change To Win (organization), S5517 [14MY]
      ------John Wilson, Dairy Farmers of America (organization), 
        S5517 [14MY]
      ------Kevin Priest, Society of American Florists, S5518 [14MY]
      ------Nancy E. Foster, U.S. Apple Association, S5517 [14MY]
      ------R. Bruce Josten, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, S5519 [14MY]
      ------Richard Nadler, Americas Majority (organization), S5518 
        [14MY]
      ------Robert J. Dolibois and Craig J. Regelbrugge, American 
        Nursery & Landscape Association, S5518 [14MY]
      ------Ron Sparks, National Association of State Departments of 
        Agriculture, S5519 [14MY]
      ------Thomas A. Nassif, Western Growers Association, S5518 
        [14MY]
      ------Wade Henderson and Nancy Zirkin, Leadership Conference on 
        Civil Rights, S5517 [14MY]
      Allow poultry imports from China and implement Food Safety and 
        Inspection Service regulation governing such imports: several 
        organizations, H7790 [8JY]
      California drought effect on economy and need for transportation 
        infrastructure projects funding: Representative Costa, H13600 
        [8DE]
      Dept. of Agriculture bovine tuberculosis research funding: Gary 
        Voogt, National Cattlemen's Beef Association, S8653 [3AU]
      Extend tax credit for production of biodiesel: Monte Shaw, Iowa 
        Renewable Fuels Association, S13784 [22DE]
      Foot and Mouth Disease Prevention Act: Jodie Hickman, South 
        Dakota Cattlemen's Association, S996 [28JA]
      ------Jon Wooster, U.S. Cattlemen's Association, S995 [28JA]
      ------R.M. Thornsberry, Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund (R-
        CALF) United Stockgrowers of America (organization), S996 
        [28JA]
      ------Sam D. Holland, South Dakota Animal Industry Board, S995 
        [28JA]
      ------Tom Buis, National Farmers Union, S996 [28JA]
      Permanent Estate Tax Relief for Families, Farmers, and Small 
        Businesses Act: Bob Stallman, American Farm Bureau Federation, 
        H13486 [3DE]
      ------Jay Timmons, National Association of Manufacturers, H13486 
        [3DE]
      ------Susan Eckerly, National Federation of Independent 
        Business, H13485 [3DE]
      Phase out nontherapeutic use of antimicrobial drugs in food 
        animals: several health organizations, E2093 [31JY]
      San Joaquin River restoration settlement: Arnold Schwarzenegger, 
        Governor of California, S3336 [18MR]
      ------Brian A. Benczkowski, Dept. of Justice, S3336 [18MR]
      ------Donald R. Glaser, Dept. of the Interior, S378 [14JA], 
        H3282 [11MR]
      ------Jason Phillips, Dept. of the Interior, S378 [14JA]
      ------Jeffrey R. Single, California Dept. of Fish and Game, S378 
        [14JA]
      Urge settlement of discrimination claims brought by Hispanic and 
        minority farmers: Timothy C. Pigman, S11473 [18NO]
      Volume mandates required for biodiesel under the renewable fuel 
        standard: several Senators, S10883 [29OC]
  Lists
      Agricultural groups opposing H.R. 2454, American Clean Energy 
        and Security Act, H7627 [26JN]
      Agriculture Coalition for Immigration Reform members and 
        supporters, S5519 [14MY]
      Indiana Youth Essay Contest winners, S5613 [19MY]
      Organizations supporting H.R. 4154, Permanent Estate Tax Relief 
        for Families, Farmers, and Small Businesses Act, H13486 [3DE]
  Motions
      Agriculture, rural development, FDA, and related agencies 
        programs: making appropriations (H.R. 2997), S8724, S8726 
        [4AU], H7852, H7853, H7854 [9JY], H10021 [29SE]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 2997), consideration (H. Res. 
        609), H7796, H7797 [8JY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 2997), consideration of 
        conference report (H. Res. 799), H10538 [7OC]
      Taxation: retain estate tax with an immediate exemption increase 
        and repeal new carryover basis rules (H.R. 4154), H13491, 
        H13492 [3DE]
  Prayers
      Prayer of the Farm Workers' Struggle: Cesar E. Chavez, S636 
        [16JA]
  Proclamations
      North Appalachian Experimental Watershed Recipient of Ohio State 
        University Friend of the Extension Award: Representative 
        Space, E719 [19MR]
      Steiner Cheese, Ltd., Anniversary: Representative Space, E260 
        [12FE]
  Remarks in House
      Agriculture, rural development, FDA, and related agencies 
        programs: across-the-board funding reduction, H7819, H7820 
        [8JY]
      ------allow consideration of additional amendments to 
        appropriations legislation, H7852, H7853 [9JY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 2997), H7799-H7828 [8JY], 
        H7843-H7855 [9JY], H10021 [29SE], E1693, E1695, E1700, E1701, 
        E1705, E1707 [9JY], E1731 [13JY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 2997), conference report, 
        H11061-H11077 [7OC], E2489 [8OC]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 2997), consideration (H. Res. 
        609), H7783-H7798 [8JY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 2997), consideration of 
        conference report (H. Res. 799), H10528-H10540 [7OC]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 2997), earmark declaration, 
        E1639, E1640, E1641, E1645, E1648, E1650, E1651, E1653, E1656, 
        E1657, E1658, E1659, E1660, E1661 [7JY], E1663, E1664, E1666, 
        E1667, E1668, E1669, E1670, E1671, E1672, E1673, E1674, E1675, 
        E1676, E1677, E1679, E1680, E1681, E1683, E1684, E1685 [8JY], 
        E1688, E1692, E1697, E1698, E1699 [9JY], E1727 [10JY], E1761 
        [14JY], E1808 [16JY], E1857, E1859 [21JY], E2124 [31JY], E2456 
        [6OC], E2478, E2483, E2485 [8OC], E2532, E2534 [14OC], E2590, 
        E2598 [21OC], E2740 [6NO], E2779 [17NO]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 2997), motion to instruct 
        conferees, H10021-H10023 [29SE]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 2997), motion to recommit, 
        H7852-H7854 [9JY]
      ------require appropriations legislation conference report to be 
        available in an electronic form for a certain period prior to 
        approval, H10021-H10023 [29SE]
      Air pollution: effects of greenhouse gas emissions on climate 
        change and impact on insect infestations, H4009 [25MR]
      Alger, Richard: Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame inductee, 
        E3046 [17DE]
      Animals: improve management and long-term health of wild free-
        roaming horses and burros (H.R. 1018), H8297, H8298 [16JY], 
        H8305, H8316-H8328 [17JY], E256 [12FE], E1845 [20JY], E1857 
        [21JY], E1953 [24JY]
      ------improve management and long-term health of wild free-
        roaming horses and burros (H.R. 1018), consideration (H. Res. 
        653), H8306-H8313 [17JY]
      Atsma-Cameron, Mary: Western Dairy Business (publication) 
        Outstanding Dairy Producer of the Year award recipient, E272 
        [13FE]
      Baber, Fred and family: Okaloosa County, FL, Farm Family of the 
        Year award recipient, E2260 [14SE]
      Baertsche, Steve: Ohio State University Farm Science Review Hall 
        of Fame inductee, E2820 [19NO]
      Borlaug, Norman E.: tribute (H. Res. 739), H10101-H10105 [30SE]
      Buck, John: Ohio Livestock Coalition Environmental Stewardship 
        Award recipient, E1069 [6MY]
      Budget: allocation of funds, H3107 [10MR]
      California: economic effects of drought, H3837 [25MR], H9286 
        [8SE], H9903 [24SE], H13600 [8DE]
      ------impact of diversion of water from agricultural communities 
        in the San Joaquin Valley relative to drought conditions, 
        H6245 [4JN], H11281 [13OC], H11412-H11416, H11420-H11425, 
        H11427 [15OC], H13325 [19NO]
      Campos Brothers Farms (business): Nisei Farmers League 
        Agriculturalist of the Year Award recipient, E606 [10MR]
      Chavez, Cesar E.: establish an honorary legal public holiday (H. 
        Res. 213), H4255 [1AP]
      Climate: domestic and international adaptation and clean 
        technology transfer funding, H7453 [26JN]
      Colorado: tribute to Commissioners of Agriculture, E641 [11MR]
      Commodity Exchange Act: bring greater transparency and 
        accountability to commodity markets, H14705-H14709 [10DE]
      Conservation of energy: development of energy efficiency 
        programs for dairy farms, H4009 [25MR]
      Cosyns, Albert: Madera, CA, Chamber of Commerce Senior Farmer of 
        the Year award recipient, E2012 [27JY]
      Dave Wilson Nursery (business): Stanislaus County, CA, 
        Agricutural Hall of Fame inductee, E2887 [3DE]
      de Baca, Mary: Iowa State University Advancing One Community 
        Award recipient, E128 [22JA]
      DePeters, Ed: University of California, Davis Prize for 
        Undergraduate Teaching and Scholarly Achievement recipient, 
        E1090 [7MY]
      Dept. of Agriculture: allow certain changes in the Supplemental 
        Review Assistance Program eligibility assessment and disaster 
        payment schedule, H7802 [8JY]
      ------allow poultry imports from China and implement Food Safety 
        and Inspection Service regulation governing such imports, 
        H7790 [8JY]
      ------clarify definition of catfish as related to the domestic 
        catfish industry, H7804, H7805 [8JY]
      ------clarify definition of delivery under a Federal milk 
        marketing order and that the producer may not be charged for 
        transportation costs incurred by a handler after raw milk 
        leaves the farm (H.R. 4117), H13471 [3DE]
      ------clarify standards for organic certification, H7802, H7803 
        [8JY], E1731 [13JY]
      ------Economic Research Service funding, H7806, H7807 [8JY], 
        E1705 [9JY]
      ------establish a grant program to promote efforts to develop, 
        implement, and sustain veterinary services (H.R. 3519), H9917 
        [24SE]
      ------expand the Child and Adult Care Food Program, H7803 [8JY]
      ------Farm Service Administration loan funding, H5604 [14MY]
      ------Hawaii Agricultural Diversification program funding, E1700 
        [9JY]
      ------increase rate for certain payments under the Milk Income 
        Loss Contract (MILC) Program, H7802 [8JY]
      ------make grants to establish community gardens (H.R. 3225), 
        E1784 [15JY]
      ------Milk Income Loss Contract (MILC) Program funding, H5621 
        [14MY]
      ------Natural Resources Conservation Service Conservation 
        Operation Account funding, H7811 [8JY]
      ------Organic Production and Marketing Data Initiative funding, 
        H7803 [8JY]
      ------permit refinancing of certain guaranteed loans under the 
        Rural Housing Service (H.R. 2034), H8971 [29JY]
      ------prohibit funding for Beltsville, MD, Agricultural Research 
        Center Foundry Sand By-Products Utilization project, H7822, 
        H7823 [8JY]
      Dept. of Education: permit local educational agencies receiving 
        Federal funds for construction, modernization, or repair of 
        public educational facilities to construct greenhouses or 
        gardens, or plant trees, H5519, H5520 [13MY]
      Dept. of Energy: include agricultural and construction nonroad 
        equipment in a program of research, development, 
        demonstration, and commercial application in vehicle 
        technologies, H9582, H9583 [16SE]
      ------include agricultural and construction nonroad equipment in 
        a research, development, demonstration, and commercial 
        application vehicle technologies program, E2327 [22SE]
      ------prohibit funding for Arkansas Biosciences Institute 
        ethanol research project, H8151, H8152 [15JY]
      ------prohibit funding for Consortium for Plant Biotechnology 
        Research Inc., H8150, H8151 [15JY], E1833 [17JY]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: National Bio and Agro-Defense 
        Facility research facility construction funding, H7185 [24JN], 
        E1544 [23JN], E1573 [26JN]
      ------prohibit the procurement of uniforms and other textile 
        apparel unless they are domestically grown, reprocessed, 
        reused, or produced, H723, H724 [28JA]
      ------study impact of implementation of Inherently Safer 
        Technologies (IST) standards for security and protection 
        against terrorist attacks at chemical facilities on 
        agricultural sector, H12525, H12526 [6NO], E2748 [6NO]
      Dept. of HUD: prohibit funding for Monroe County, KY, Farmer's 
        Market facility construction project, H8657, H8658 [23JY]
      Dept. of State: domestic release of the VOA film ``A Fateful 
        Harvest'', H6493, H6494 [10JN]
      Dept. of the Interior: conduct a study on constructing a storage 
        reservoir, outlet works, and delivery system for the Tule 
        River Indian Tribe of California to provide a water supply 
        (H.R. 1945), H7713, H7714 [7JY]
      ------conduct a study on constructing a storage reservoir, 
        outlet works, and delivery system for the Tule River Indian 
        Tribe of California to provide a water supply (H.R. 1945), 
        earmark declaration, E1644 [7JY]
      Economic Development Administration: District of Columbia 
        Eastern Market restoration and upgrade funding, H8658 [23JY]
      Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act: make repeal 
        of estate taxes permanent, H5817-H5819 [20MY]
      Economy: impact of buying locally produced products, E2806 
        [18NO]
      ------impact of tariffs, H9557 [16SE]
      Edmond, OK: Keystone Adventure School and Farm recipient of EPA 
        President's Environmental Youth Award, E1077 [6MY]
      EPA: delay implementation of indirect land use change rule 
        relative to biofuel production, H13271 [19NO]
      ------prohibit implementation of rule requiring mandatory 
        reporting of greenhouse gas emissions from manure management 
        systems, H11756-H11759 [26OC], H12055 [29OC]
      Errotabere, Daniel: Greater Fresno, CA, Area Chamber of Commerce 
        Baker, Peterson and Franklin Ag Business award recipient, 
        E2904 [8DE]
      Errotabere Ranches (business): Baker, Peterson & Franklin, CPA, 
        LLP, Ag Business Award recipient, E2786 [17NO]
      FDA: grant quarantine authority in a geographic area if there is 
        evidence of food-borne health risk, H9136 [30JY]
      ------phase out nontherapeutic use of antimicrobial drugs in 
        food animals, H14945 [15DE], E2093 [31JY]
      Federal aid programs: provide assistance to dairy farmers, 
        H7791, H7792 [8JY], H10531, H10532 [7OC]
      Florida: provide disaster assistance to Florida potato farmers 
        for losses due to excessive rainfall, H7793 [8JY]
      Gifford's Ice Cream (company): World Dairy Expo World's Best 
        Chocolate Ice Cream award recipient, E2662 [29OC]
      Golden Heritage Foods, LLC: Van Wert, OH, Enterprise of the Year 
        award recipient, E1505 [19JN]
      Grant, Hugh: Keystone Center (organization) Leadership Award for 
        Leadership in Industry, H6785 [15JN]
      Hamilton County, NE: inclusion on Progressive Farmer 
        (publication) Best Place to Raise a Family list, E245 [11FE]
      Hazardous substances: reauthorize the Select Agent Program and 
        improve oversight of high containment laboratories (H.R. 
        1225), E495 [26FE]
      Health: provide health insurance education and outreach, in 
        coordination with the SBA, to hard-to-reach communities, 
        H12844 [7NO]
      House Rules: open versus restrictive rules, H7784, H7785, H7787-
        H7791 [8JY]
      Hoxsey, Andrew: Napa Valley Grapegrowers (organization) Grower 
        of the Year award recipient, E1149 [14MY]
      Immigration: provide for a certain initial period of admission 
        for aliens employed as dairy workers and sheepherders (H.R. 
        1660), E804 [30MR]
      Interstate commerce: authorize the interstate traffic of 
        unpasteurized milk and milk products in final package form for 
        human consumption between States that allow the sale of such 
        products (H.R. 778), E160 [28JA]
      J & J Farm (business): anniversary, E2253 [14SE]
      Jones, Kyle: Agriculture Retailers Association Ag-Chem Operator 
        of the Year award recipient, E298 [23FE]
      Karber, Steven and Julie: Iowa Dept. of Agriculture and Land 
        Stewardship Gary Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award recipient, 
        E2938 [10DE]
      Land use: encourage owners and operators of privately held farm, 
        ranch, and forest land to make their land available for access 
        by the public for maple-tapping under State or tribal programs 
        (H.R. 1399), E592 [9MR]
      Life Lab Science Program (organization): anniversary, E2245 
        [10SE]
      Lightsey, Cary: Sunbelt Agricultural Exhibition Southeastern 
        Farmer of the Year award recipient, E2827 [19NO]
      Louisiana State University: anniversary of AgCenter Rice 
        Research Station, E1659 [7JY]
      Lowry, Frank and family: Santa Rosa County, FL, Outstanding Farm 
        Family of the Year award recipient, E1729 [13JY]
      Lubbock, TX: anniversary of AgriLife Research and Extension 
        Center, E2294 [16SE]
      Machado, Fernando C.: Greater Fresno, CA, Area Chamber of 
        Commerce Agriculturist of the Year award recipient, E2780 
        [17NO], E2903 [8DE]
      Madison, PA: tribute to Hunger Garden, E257 [12FE]
      Madison, WI: anniversary of the Wisconsin Arboretum, E2914 [8DE]
      Majors family: Holmes County, FL, Farm Family of the Year award 
        recipient, E2774 [16NO]
      McInturf, Bob: San Joaquin Valley Winegrowers Association 
        Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, E2925 [10DE]
      Mid America CropLife Assocation: anniversary, E1195 [19MY]
      Milk: consider cost of production when setting milk prices, 
        H5896 [21MY]
      Minnesota Farm Bureau: tribute to Minnesota State Fair Century 
        Farm recipients, E1320 [4JN]
      Motor vehicles: amend definition of commercial motor vehicle to 
        exclude certain farm vehicles (H.R. 3275), E1862 [21JY]
      ------require a large majority of automobiles manufactured or 
        sold in the U.S. to operate on fuel mixtures containing 85 
        percent ethanol or methanol, or biodiesel, H299 [14JA]
      Napa Valley Horsemen's Association: anniversary, E2606 [22OC]
      National Dairy Month: support goals (H. Res. 507), H8367-H8369 
        [20JY]
      National Institute of Food and Agriculture: prohibit funding for 
        potato research in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington, H7825, H7826 
        [8JY], E1707 [9JY]
      ------prohibit funding for Southwest-Purdue Agricultural Center 
        specialty crops research program, H7821, H7822 [8JY]
      ------prohibit funding for University of Georgia Agriculture 
        Energy Innovation Center, H7824, H7825 [8JY]
      Nelson, Bart: Seattle Business (publication) Top Innovators and 
        Entrepreneurs award recipient, E2910 [8DE]
      New Year's Day: tradition of eating black-eyed peas as symbol of 
        luck and prosperity, E53 [9JA]
      NOAA: implementation of report entitled ``Biological Opinion and 
        Conference Opinion on the Long-Term Operations of the Central 
        Valley Project and State Water Project'', E1723 [10JY]
      ------prohibit funding for implementation of report entitled 
        ``Biological Opinion and Conference Opinion on the Long-Term 
        Operations of the Central Valley Project and State Water 
        Project'', H6945-H6948 [17JN], E1527 [23JN]
      Nury, Mike: San Joaquin Valley Winegrowers Association Lifetime 
        Achievement Award recipient, E2922 [10DE]
      Oregon State University: anniversary of Hermiston Agricultural 
        Research and Extension Center, E1604 [26JN]
      Owyhee Initiative Agreement: implementation, E764 [25MR]
      Petrucci, Vincent: San Joaquin Valley Winegrowers Association 
        Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, E2934 [10DE]
      Pike County, OH: anniversary of Pike County Fair, E2045 [28JY]
      Plano, TX: Plano West Senior High School, Shepton High School, 
        and Jasper High School joint Future Farmers of America chapter 
        recipient of National FFA Organization Two-Star recognition, 
        E2769 [16NO]
      Power resources: create clean energy jobs, achieve energy 
        independence, reduce global warming pollution, and transition 
        to a clean energy economy (H.R. 2454), H7450 [26JN]
      ------encourage energy efficiency and conservation and 
        development of renewable energy sources, H8291, H8292 [16JY]
      ------impact of ethanol production on food prices, H2891 [3MR]
      ------promote use of manure in the production of renewable fuel, 
        H9195 [30JY]
      Product safety: establish a comprehensive process to inform 
        consumers about food and product recalls (H.R. 3076), E1833 
        [17JY]
      San Joaquin County, CA: drought crisis assistance funding, 
        H10431, H10432 [1OC]
      San Joaquin River: implement restoration settlement, H3281-H3283 
        [11MR], H3982 [25MR], H5716 [19MY], H7854 [9JY]
      SBA: provide financing to support early-stage small businesses 
        in targeted industries, H12111 [29OC]
      ------provide financing to support early-stage small businesses 
        in targeted industries (H.R. 3738), H13081-H13084 [18NO]
      Schmitt, Ken: Farmers National Co., Farm Manager of the Year 
        award recipient, E299 [23FE]
      South Pittsburg, TN: tribute to National Cornbread Festival, 
        E966 [23AP]
      Sunnyvale, TX: tribute to Sunnyvale Pecan Harvest Festival, 
        E2725 [5NO]
      Taxation: exclude from gross income amounts received on the sale 
        of certain animals associated with educational programs (H.R. 
        1955), E865 [2AP]
      ------extend credit for production of biodiesel, H14404 [9DE]
      ------make permanent the sales tax deduction, child credit, 
        repeal of estate tax, and deduction for higher education 
        expenses, and extend the capital gains and dividend rates 
        (H.R. 4270), E2961 [10DE]
      ------permanently extend estate tax relief, H4384 [1AP]
      ------reform estate and gift tax, H11724, H11725 [23OC]
      ------repeal estate tax, H13118 [18NO], H13358 [1DE], H13473-
        H13479, H13491-H13494 [3DE]
      ------repeal termination of the estate tax, increase estate and 
        gift tax unified credit, and coordinate a reduction in the 
        maximum rate of tax with a phaseout of the deduction for State 
        death taxes, H13486 [3DE]
      ------repeal termination of the estate tax, increase estate and 
        gift tax unified credit, and coordinate a reduction in the 
        maximum rate of tax with a phaseout of the deduction for State 
        death taxes (H.R. 3905), E2913 [8DE]
      ------retain estate tax with an immediate exemption increase and 
        repeal new carryover basis rules (H.R. 4154), H13482-H13494, 
        H13512 [3DE], E2898 [7DE], E2913 [8DE], E2935 [10DE], E2965 
        [11DE]
      ------retain estate tax with an immediate exemption increase and 
        repeal new carryover basis rules (H.R. 4154), consideration 
        (H. Res. 941), H13472-H13480 [3DE]
      ------retain estate tax with an immediate exemption increase and 
        repeal new carryover basis rules (H.R. 4154), motion to 
        recommit, H13491-H13494 [3DE]
      Temple, TX: anniversary of Blackland Research and Extension 
        Center, E1462 [17JN]
      Texas A&M University: anniversary of Texas AgriLife Research and 
        Extension Center, E2899 [7DE]
      Texas Farm Bureau: anniversary, H913 [3FE]
      Texas Tech University: tribute to Outstanding Agriculturalist 
        award recipients, H749 [28JA]
      Tillamook County Creamery Association: anniversary, E2076 [29JY]
      Tracy, John: Kern County, CA, Fair Agriculturist of the Year 
        Award recipient, E2326 [22SE]
      Ukraine: anniversary of the Ukrainian famine-genocide of 1932-
        1933, E2735 [6NO]
      Vegan Earth Day: observance, E1505 [19JN]
      Water: encourage research, development, and demonstration of 
        technologies to facilitate the utilization of water produced 
        in connection with the development of domestic energy 
        resources (H.R. 469), H1193-H1195 [11FE], E250 [12FE]
      Weisberg, Mort: Jewish National Fund (organization) Tree of Life 
        Award recipient, E2412 [1OC]
      Wes Watkins Agricultural Research Laboratory, Lane, OK: 
        designate (H.R. 1713), H9591-H9593 [16SE], E2305 [17SE], E2328 
        [22SE]
      Wheat Ridge, CO: anniversary of Wheat Ridge Carnation Festival, 
        E1838 [17JY]
      White House Conference on Food and Nutrition: convene (H.R. 
        2297), H13005 [17NO]
      Whitemarsh Foundation: tribute to efforts to preserve Erdenheim 
        Farm, E1283 [2JN]
      Wildlife: prevent introduction and establishment of nonnative 
        invasive wildlife species that negatively impact the economy, 
        environment, or human or animal health (H.R. 669), E142 [26JA]
  Remarks in Senate
      Agriculture, rural development, FDA, and related agencies 
        programs: across-the-board funding reduction, S8724, S8725, 
        S8726 [4AU]
      ------ensure contracts are competitively awarded, S8718 [4AU]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 2997), S8534-S8537 [30JY], 
        S8619-S8623 [31JY], S8647-S8651, S8653-S8663, S8677 [3AU], 
        S8711-S8730 [4AU], S8978 [6AU]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 2997), conference report, 
        S10280-S10284 [8OC], S10357 [13OC]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 2997), motion to commit, 
        S8724-S8726 [4AU]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 2997), unanimous-consent 
        agreement, S8723 [4AU]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 2997), unanimous-consent 
        request, S8658 [3AU]
      Air pollution: impact of economy-wide global warming pollution 
        emission cap and trade program, S8629 [31JY]
      Animals: improve management and long-term health of wild free-
        roaming horses and burros (H.R. 1018), S9257 [10SE]
      Appropriations: eliminate earmarks from appropriations 
        legislation, S8649 [3AU], S10282 [8OC]
      Barrs, Earl and Wanda: American Tree Farm System National 
        Outstanding Tree Farmers of the Year Award recipients, S10199 
        [7OC]
      BLM: acquire and manage Gold Hill Ranch in Coloma, CA (S. 1596), 
        S9004 [6AU]
      Bond, Senator: correction to sponsorship of earmark in omnibus 
        appropriations, S2949 [10MR]
      Borlaug, Norman E.: tribute (S. Res. 273), S9571 [17SE]
      Bureau of Reclamation: allow voluntary water transfers among 
        Central Valley Project contractors to assist drought stricken 
        agricultural communities, S8254 [29JY]
      Buy American Act: compliance, S3329 [18MR]
      Cabot Creamery: anniversary, S6252 [8JN]
      Clean Air Act: prohibit issuance of regulatory permits for 
        certain emissions from agricultural production (S. 527), S3601 
        [23MR]
      Climate: develop policy to decrease emissions of greenhouse 
        gases, S4156 [1AP]
      Colorado: ensure that neither the Grand River Ditch nor its 
        right-of-way will be adversely affected if the end use of 
        water diverted is for municipal purposes as opposed to 
        irrigated agriculture, S421 [15JA]
      Commodity Exchange Act: prevent excessive price speculation with 
        respect to energy and agricultural commodities (S. 447), S2336 
        [13FE]
      Congressional Oversight Panel: submit report on farm loan 
        restructuring, S5108 [5MY]
      County Super Spuds (company): tribute, S8550 [30JY]
      Cuba: facilitate export of U.S. agricultural products, remove 
        impediments to export of medical devices and medicines, allow 
        travel by U.S. citizens, and establish an agricultural export 
        promotion program (S. 1089), S5704 [20MY]
      ------payment terms for the shipment of agricultural commodities 
        or products from the U.S., S12899-S12901 [10DE], S12978-S12980 
        [11DE]
      ------require payment prior to receipt of agricultural 
        commodities or products from the U.S., S2782-S2784 [5MR]
      ------U.S. policy, S2782-S2784 [5MR], S4529 [22AP], S4727 [27AP]
      Dept. of Agriculture: add New York to list of States combating 
        infestation of trees with emerald ash borer, S8727, S8728 
        [4AU]
      ------Agricultural Research Service Southern Plains Range 
        Research Station funding, S8728 [4AU]
      ------bovine tuberculosis research funding, S8623 [31JY], S8653, 
        S8654 [3AU]
      ------Commodity Supplemental Food Program funding, S8727 [4AU]
      ------Dairy Product Price Support Program funding, S8620 [31JY], 
        S8714-S8716, S8721, S8725, S8726 [4AU]
      ------determine the price of all milk used for manufactured 
        purposes by using the national average cost of production (S. 
        889), S4693 [23AP]
      ------Farm Service Agency loan program funding, S1795, S1796 
        [6FE]
      ------Food and Agriculture Policy Research Institute funding, 
        S8728 [4AU]
      ------further adopt developed technologies and encourage small 
        business partnerships in the development of energy through 
        biorefineries (S. 223), S341 [13JA]
      ------National Animal Disease Center funding, S8727 [4AU]
      ------Office of Advocacy and Outreach funding, S8728, S8729 
        [4AU]
      ------offset costs of intrastate transportation, storage, and 
        distribution of bonus commodities provided to States and food 
        assistance agencies under emergency food assistance program 
        (S. 194), S257 [9JA]
      ------provide additional funding for successful claimants in 
        racial discrimination settlement and establish criminal 
        penalties for fraud relative to such claims (S. 972), S5131 
        [5MY]
      ------provide disaster assistance to farmers for losses due to 
        drought, S8723 [4AU], S8978 [6AU]
      ------provide transparency and accountability in conferences and 
        meetings costs, S8719 [4AU]
      ------urge settlement of discrimination claims brought by 
        Hispanic and minority farmers, S11472-S11475 [18NO]
      Dept. of HHS: grant standby authority to regulate tobacco 
        warehouses, S6499 [11JN]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: National Bio and Agro-Defense 
        Facility research facility construction funding, S10543, 
        S10554 [20OC]
      Dept. of Justice: review agricultural mergers and acquisitions, 
        S10286 [8OC]
      Dept. of the Interior: assess irrigation infrastructure of the 
        Pine River Indian Irrigation Project in Colorado (S. 1264), 
        S6607 [15JN]
      Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area: establish, S378 
        [14JA]
      Ecology and environment: establish a deficit-neutral reserve 
        fund to invest in clean energy and preserve the environment, 
        S4652, S4653 [23AP]
      EPA: proposal to regulate biofuel carbon emissions, S10882-
        S10884 [29OC]
      FDA: clarify authority to regulate activities by a tobacco 
        product manufacturer that affects tobacco producers, S6144 
        [4JN]
      ------ensure technology is available to achieve reductions 
        required by tobacco product standards, S6144 [4JN]
      Federal aid programs: provide assistance to dairy farmers, 
        S10282 [8OC]
      Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act: preserve effectiveness of 
        medically important antibiotics used in treatment of human and 
        animal diseases (S. 619), S3179 [17MR]
      Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act: implement 
        pesticide-related obligations of the U.S. under certain 
        international conventions or protocols (S. 519), S8687 [3AU]
      Fetcher, Jay: Colorado Open Lands (organization) George E. 
        Cramner Award recipient, S11045 [3NO]
      Food: global food assistance programs funding, S8536 [30JY]
      Food industry: effect of increased food production on the 
        environment, S9921-S9924 [29SE]
      ------improve safety of meat and poultry products through 
        enhanced traceability (S. 425), S2236 [12FE]
      Foreign aid: authorize appropriations to provide assistance to 
        foreign countries to promote food security, stimulate rural 
        economies, and improve emergency response to food crises (S. 
        384), S1679 [5FE], S7588 [16JY], S10887 [29OC]
      Foreign trade: prohibit importation of ruminants, swine, and 
        their products from Argentina until the Dept. of Agriculture 
        certifies that Argentina is free of foot and mouth disease (S. 
        337), S995 [28JA]
      ------require report on invasive agricultural pests and diseases 
        and sanitary and phytosanitary barriers to trade before 
        beginning negotiations to enter into a free trade agreement 
        (S. 594), S3088 [12MR]
      Hamilton County, NE: inclusion on Progressive Farmer 
        (publication) Best Place to Raise a Family list, S2415 [24FE]
      Hazardous substances: reauthorize the Select Agent Program and 
        improve oversight of high containment laboratories (S. 485), 
        S2559 [26FE]
      Immigration: improve agricultural job opportunities, benefits, 
        and security for aliens in the U.S. (S. 1038), S5461, S5504-
        S5521 [14MY]
      Indiana: tribute to Youth Essay Contest winners, S5612 [19MY]
      International Fertilizer Development Center: anniversary, S10316 
        [8OC]
      Labeling: provide for country of origin labeling for dairy 
        products (S. 1783), S10438 [14OC]
      Milk: allow modified bloc voting by dairy marketing cooperatives 
        in the scheduled referendum on Federal milk marketing order 
        reform (S. 665), S3613 [23MR]
      National Association of Farm Service Agency County Office 
        Employees: anniversary, S9177 [9SE]
      National Day of the American Cowboy: designate (S. Res. 142), 
        S6316 [8JN]
      National FFA Organization: anniversary of membership of women 
        (S. Res. 319), S10651, S10652 [21OC]
      North Dakota Wheat Commission: anniversary, S7477 [14JY]
      Packers and Stockyards Act: prohibit use of certain anti-
        competitive forward contracts (S. 1086), S5702 [20MY]
      Power resources: enhance energy security of the U.S. by 
        promoting biofuels, S8621 [31JY]
      ------ensure parity between the temporary duty imposed on 
        ethanol and tax credits provided on ethanol (S. 622), S3182 
        [17MR]
      ------recognize the contribution of the domestic ethanol and 
        biodiesel industries in the creation of green jobs, S3601 
        [23MR]
      ------reduce greenhouse gas emissions from uncapped domestic 
        sources through partnerships between manufacturing and 
        agricultural industries to invest in projects to capture and 
        store carbon (S. 2729), S11202 [5NO]
      Pueblo, CO: tribute to Greater Pueblo Chamber of Commerce Chile 
        and Frijole Festival, S9586 [21SE]
      Ricker Hill Orchards (business): tribute, S11488 [18NO]
      San Joaquin River: implement restoration settlement, S376 
        [14JA], S3335, S3340 [18MR], S3389 [19MR]
      Spencer County, KY: tribute to National FFA Organization Dairy 
        Evaluation Career Development Event team, S1120 [30JA]
      Taxation: extend credit for production of biodiesel, S13356 
        [17DE], S13695 [21DE], S13783 [22DE]
      ------modify incentives for production of biodiesel (S. 1589), 
        S8999 [6AU]
      ------provide a point of order against additional estate tax 
        relief unless an equal amount of aggregate tax relief is 
        provided to middle-income individuals, S4278 [2AP]
      ------retain estate tax with an immediate exemption increase and 
        repeal new carryover basis rules (H.R. 4154), S13279, S13281-
        S13283 [16DE], S14140 [24DE]
      ------retain estate tax with an immediate exemption increase and 
        repeal new carryover basis rules (H.R. 4154), unanimous-
        consent request, S13243 [15DE], S13281 [16DE]
      Tillamook County Creamery Association: anniversary, S8132 
        [27JY], S8758 [4AU]
      Wes Watkins Agricultural Research Laboratory, Lane, OK: 
        designate (H.R. 1713), S11299, S11300 [9NO]
      Western Hemisphere Energy Cooperation Forum: establish (S. 587), 
        S3079 [12MR]
      Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation: anniversary, S11287 [9NO]
      Yarmouth, ME: tribute to Estabrook's Farm and Greenhouses, 
        S13697 [21DE]
  Reports
      Disclosure of Congressionally Directed Spending Items in 
        Conference Report on H.R. 2997, Agriculture, Rural 
        Development, FDA, and Related Agencies Programs 
        Appropriations, S10283 [8OC]
      Disclosure of Congressionally Directed Spending Items in S. 
        1406, Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, and Related 
        Agencies Programs Appropriations, S8549 [30JY]
  Reports filed
      Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, and Related Agencies 
        Programs: Committee of Conference (H.R. 2997) (H. Rept. 111-
        279), H10407 [30SE]
      Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, and Related Agencies 
        Programs Appropriations: Committee on Appropriations (House) 
        (H.R. 2997) (H. Rept. 111-181), H7144 [23JN]
      ------Committee on Appropriations (Senate) (S. 1406) (S. Rept. 
        111-39), S7192 [7JY]
      Consideration of Conference Report on H.R. 2997, Agriculture, 
        Rural Development, FDA, and Related Agencies Programs 
        Appropriations: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 799) (H. 
        Rept. 111-287), H10518 [6OC]
      Consideration of H.R. 1018, Restore Our American Mustangs Act: 
        Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 653) (H. Rept. 111-212), 
        H8301 [16JY]
      Consideration of H.R. 2997, Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, 
        and Related Agencies Programs Appropriations: Committee on 
        Rules (House) (H. Res. 609) (H. Rept. 111-191), H7740 [7JY]
      Consideration of H.R. 4154, Permanent Estate Tax Relief for 
        Families, Farmers, and Small Businesses Act: Committee on 
        Rules (House) (H. Res. 941) (H. Rept. 111-350), H13465 [2DE]
      Derivatives Markets Transparency and Accountability Act: 
        Committee on Agriculture (House) (H.R. 977) (H. Rept. 111-
        385), H15508 [23DE]
      Global Food Security Act: Committee on Foreign Relations 
        (Senate) (S. 384) (S. Rept. 111-19), S5435 [13MY]
      Restore Our American Mustangs Act: Committee on Natural 
        Resources (House) (H.R. 1018) (H. Rept. 111-177), H7144 [23JN]
      Wes Watkins Post Office, Bennington, OK, and Wes Watkins 
        Agricultural Research Laboratory, Lane, OK: Committee on 
        Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (Senate) (H.R. 
        1713), S11118 [4NO]
  Rulings of the Chair
      Agriculture, rural development, FDA, and related agencies 
        programs: making appropriations (H.R. 2997), S8716, S8723 
        [4AU], H7853 [9JY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 2997), consideration (H. Res. 
        609), H7784 [8JY]
      Taxation: retain estate tax with an immediate exemption increase 
        and repeal new carryover basis rules (H.R. 4154), H13491 [3DE]
  Statements
      Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, and Related Agencies 
        Programs Appropriations: Executive Office of the President, 
        H7788 [8JY]
  Summaries
      Prevent Excessive Speculation Act (S. 447), S2340 [13FE]
  Tables
      Agriculture, rural development, FDA, and related agencies 
        programs appropriations (H.R. 2997): conference report, 
        H11063-H11071 [7OC]
      Committee on the Budget (Senate) scoring of H.R. 2997, 
        agriculture, rural development, FDA, and related agencies 
        programs appropriations, S10282 [8OC]
      Committee on the Budget (Senate) scoring of S. 1406, 
        agriculture, rural development, FDA, and related agencies 
        programs appropriations, S8623 [31JY]
  Testimonies
      FDA Oversight Authority of Tobacco Industry: Steve Troxler, 
        H4315 [1AP]
      Impact of Economy-Wide Global Warming Pollution Emission Cap and 
        Trade Program on Agriculture and Jobs in the Western States: 
        James H. Magagna, S8629-S8631 [31JY]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 507, support goals of National Dairy Month, H8367 [20JY]
      H. Res. 609, consideration of H.R. 2997, agriculture, rural 
        development, FDA, and related agencies programs 
        appropriations, H7783 [8JY]
      H. Res. 653, consideration of H.R. 1018, Restore Our American 
        Mustangs Act, H8306 [17JY]
      H. Res. 739, tribute to Norman E. Borlaug, H10101 [30SE]
      H. Res. 799, consideration of conference report on H.R. 2997, 
        agriculture, rural development, FDA, and related agencies 
        programs appropriations, H10528 [7OC]
      H. Res. 941, consideration of H.R. 4154, Permanent Estate Tax 
        Relief for Families, Farmers, and Small Businesses Act, H13472 
        [3DE]
      H.R. 469, Produced Water Utilization Act, H1193 [11FE]
      H.R. 1018, Restore Our American Mustangs Act, H8317 [17JY]
      H.R. 1713, Wes Watkins Agricultural Research Laboratory, Lane, 
        OK and Wes Watkins Post Office, Bennington, OK, H9591 [16SE]
      H.R. 1945, Tule River Tribe Water Development Act, H7713 [7JY]
      H.R. 2034, Rural Homeowners Protection Act, H8971 [29JY]
      H.R. 2997, agriculture, rural development, FDA, and related 
        agencies programs appropriations, S8877-S8887 [5AU]
      H.R. 3738, Small Business Early-Stage Investment Act, H13081 
        [18NO]
      H.R. 4154, Permanent Estate Tax Relief for Families, Farmers, 
        and Small Businesses Act, H13482 [3DE]
      S. 194, Bonus TEFAP Assistance Act, S258 [9JA]
      S. 447, Prevent Excessive Speculation Act, S2337-S2340 [13FE]
      S. 587, Western Hemisphere Energy Compact, S3079-S3082 [12MR]
      S. 594, Agriculture Smart Trade Act, S3089 [12MR]
      S. 622, Imported Ethanol Parity Act, S3183 [17MR]
      S. 972, provide additional funding for successful claimants in 
        Dept. of Agriculture racial discrimination settlement and 
        establish criminal penalties for fraud relative to such 
        claims, S5131 [5MY]
      S. 1038, Agricultural Job Opportunities, Benefits, and Security 
        (AgJobs) Act, S5506-S5517 [14MY]
      S. 1086, Livestock Marketing Fairness Act, S5703 [20MY]
      S. 1264, Pine River Indian Irrigation Project Act, S6607 [15JN]
      S. 1589, Biodiesel Tax Incentive Reform and Extension Act, S9000 
        [6AU]
      S. 1783, Dairy COOL Act, S10438 [14OC]
      S. Con. Res. 28, support goals of Smart Irrigation Month, S6656 
        [16JN]
      S. Res. 92, tribute to Cesar E. Chavez, S4085 [31MR]
      S. Res. 142, National Day of the American Cowboy, S5377 [12MY], 
        S6316 [8JN]
      S. Res. 232, Tillamook County Creamery Association anniversary, 
        S8567 [30JY]
      S. Res. 272, tribute to Norman E. Borlaug, S9441 [16SE]
      S. Res. 273, tribute to Norman E. Borlaug, S9567, S9571 [17SE]
      S. Res. 319, National FFA Organization women membership 
        anniversary, S10647, S10652 [21OC]
  Tributes
      Borlaug, Norman E., H9673 [17SE]
      Chavez, Cesar E., H4185 [31MR], E821 [31MR]
      Jordan family, E1166 [14MY]




AGRICULTURE COALITION FOR IMMIGRATION REFORM

  Lists
      Members and supporters, S5519 [14MY]




AGRICULTURE RETAILERS ASSOCIATION

  Remarks in House
      Jones, Kyle: Agriculture Retailers Association Ag-Chem Operator 
        of the Year award recipient, E298 [23FE]




AGRICULTURE SMART TRADE ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see S. 594), S3074 [12MR]
  Remarks in Senate
      Enact (S. 594), S3088 [12MR]
  Texts of
      S. 594, provisions, S3089 [12MR]




AGRIPROCESSORS, INC.

  Remarks in House
      Postville, IA: anniversary of immigration raid on 
        Agriprocessors, Inc., plant, H5490 [13MY]




AGUERO, PEDRO

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E187 [3FE]




AGUILAR, LUIS A.

  Remarks in Senate
      Economy: commend remarks relative to U.S. financial regulatory 
        system reform, S11340 [10NO]




AGUILAR, ORSON

  Letters
      Encourage equitable distribution of Troubled Asset Relief 
        Program funds to community-based, minority-owned banks as well 
        as national banks, E620 [10MR]




AHLERS, RENEE

  Remarks in House
      Dept. of State: Fulbright Award recipient, E2983 [11DE]




AHMADINEJAD, MAHMOUD (President, Iran)

  Addresses
      Israeli Concerns Relative to Iranian Nuclear Threat, Right of 
        Self-Defense Against Terrorism, and Israeli-Palestinian Peace 
        Process: Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel, E2414-
        E2416 [1OC]
  Remarks in House
      Israel: condemn statements regarding Israel, H4667 [22AP], H4757 
        [27AP], H4970 [29AP]
      Netanyahu, Benjamin: speech at U.N., H10413 [1OC]
      U.N.: speech, H9872 [23SE], H9902, H9903, H9918 [24SE], H9979 
        [25SE]




AHWATUKEE, AZ

  Remarks in House
      Durant, Patty: Ahwatukee, AZ, Foothills Chamber of Commerce 
        Women in Business Palo Verde Award recipient, E1371 [10JN]
      Wygle, Dana: Ahwatukee, AZ, Foothills Chamber of Commerce Women 
        in Business Scholarship recipient, E1369 [10JN]




AIEA, HI

  Remarks in Senate
      Tanigawa, Liane: NSF Presidential Award for Excellence in 
        Mathematics and Science Teaching recipient, S9835 [24SE]




AILSHIE, JAMES AND DUSSIE

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, H4489 [2AP]




AIMAR, ALLEN

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, H9210 [31JY]




AIMAR, AMBER

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, H9038 [29JY]




AIR AMERICA VETERANS ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see S. 1126), S5819 [21MY]
  Remarks in Senate
      Enact (S. 1126), S5825 [21MY]
  Texts of
      S. 1126, provisions, S5826 [21MY]




AIR FORCE  see Department of Defense




AIR FORCE ASSOCIATION

  Letters
      F-22 aircraft program funding, S7459 [14JY]




AIR FRANCE (airline company)

  Bills and resolutions
      Disasters: express condolences to families of victims of Flight 
        447 crash (see H. Res. 512), H6265 [4JN]




AIR POLLUTION  related term(s) Clean Air Act; Ecology and Environment
  Amendments
      Power resources: create clean energy jobs, achieve energy 
        independence, reduce global warming pollution, and transition 
        to a clean energy economy (H.R. 2454), H7251 [24JN], H7672 
        [26JN]
  Appointments
      Mickey Leland National Urban Air Toxics Research Center Board of 
        Directors, S9061 [6AU]
  Articles and editorials
      Asian Nations Could Outpace U.S. in Developing Clean Energy, 
        S8240 [29JY]
      China--Importers Need To Share Blame for Emissions, H3496 [17MR]
      Climate Bill Gives Billions to Foreign Foliage, H7460 [26JN]
      Complete Sham, S2811 [5MR]
      Cooling World, H14948 [15DE]
      Endangered Law--Bush Rule Change Ignores Science--Again, S2811 
        [5MR]
      Endangered Process, S2810 [5MR]
      Endangered Species--A 9-Second Rewrite, S2811 [5MR]
      Govt To Allow Peatland Plantations, S2823 [5MR]
      Gutting the Law, S2811 [5MR]
      Scientists Predict Massive Global Cooling, H3638 [18MR]
      Shredder Is Overheating in Bush's Final Months, S2812 [5MR]
      ``Striving for No'' in Climate Talks, H11762 [26OC]
      Striving for No--Saudi Arabia in the Climate Change Regime, 
        H11763 [26OC]
      Unnecessary ESA Rewrite, S2810 [5MR]
      UW-Milwaukee Study Could Realign Climate Change Theory--
        Scientists Claim Earth Is Undergoing Natural Climate Shift, 
        H3496 [17MR]
      Who Needs Those Pesky Scientists?, S2810 [5MR]
      Worst of Friends--OPEC and G77 in the Climate Regime, H11763 
        [26OC]
  Bills and resolutions
      AID: conduct a pilot program to promote production and use of 
        fuel-efficient stoves engineered to produce less black carbon 
        than traditional stoves (see S. 1396), S7138 [6JY]
      Animals: prohibit any Federal agency or official, in carrying 
        out efforts to reduce effects of greenhouse gas emissions on 
        climate change, from imposing a fee or tax on gaseous 
        emissions emitted directly by livestock (see H.R. 1438), H3337 
        [11MR]
      Arctic regions: create the American Arctic Adaptation Grant 
        Program to prevent or mitigate effects of Arctic climate 
        change (see S. 1566), S8681 [3AU]
      CFTC: establish and regulate a market for the trading of 
        greenhouse gases (see S. 1399), S7138 [6JY]
      Clean Air Act: amend relative to renewable fuel standard (see S. 
        1148), S5819 [21MY] (see H.R. 2409), H5664 [14MY]
      ------conform the definition of renewable biomass to the 
        definition given in the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act 
        (see S. 636), S3369 [18MR]
      ------convert renewable fuel standard into a low-carbon fuel 
        standard (see S. 1095), S5700 [20MY]
      ------delay effect of reclassifying certain nonattainment areas 
        adjacent to an international border (see H.R. 677), H525 
        [26JA]
      ------limit applicability of a certain judicial ruling to 
        sources regulated under new motor vehicle emissions guidelines 
        (see S. 1622), S8993 [6AU]
      ------modify definition of the term ``renewable biomass'' (see 
        S. 536), S2828 [5MR] (see H.R. 2364), H5484 [12MY]
      ------prohibit issuance of regulatory permits for certain 
        emissions from agricultural production (see S. 527), S2827 
        [5MR] (see H.R. 1426), H3337 [11MR]
      ------promote certification of aftermarket conversion systems 
        and thereby encourage increased use of alternative fueled 
        vehicles (see S. 1809), S10570 [20OC] (see H.R. 3431), H9206 
        [30JY]
      ------reduce mercury, sulfur dioxide, and nitrogen oxide 
        emissions (see H.R. 1841), H4396 [1AP]
      ------reduce number of boutique fuels (see H.R. 392), H160 [9JA]
      ------regulate transportation fuels and establish a low carbon 
        fuel standard (see H.R. 1787), H4128 [30MR]
      Climate: acknowledge the existence of global warming and that it 
        is very likely attributable to the increase in human 
        greenhouse gas emissions (see H. Res. 354), H4687 [22AP]
      ------adopt a target of atmospheric carbon dioxide by which to 
        evaluate domestic and international climate change policies 
        and ensure the flexibility of such policies (see H. Res. 865), 
        H11739 [23OC]
      ------cap emissions of greenhouse gases through requirement to 
        purchase carbon permits and distribute proceeds of such 
        purchases to eligible individuals (see H.R. 1862), H4396 [1AP]
      ------distribute emission allowances to facilities in certain 
        industrial sectors to prevent an increase in greenhouse gas 
        emissions by facilities in countries without commensurate 
        greenhouse gas regulation (see H.R. 1759), H4062 [26MR]
      ------establish regional institutes as centers of excellence for 
        research, planning, and related efforts to assess and prepare 
        for the impacts of climate change on ocean and coastal areas 
        (see S. 810), S4310 [2AP]
      ------express importance of scientific protocols, data 
        collection methods, and peer review standards for climate 
        change research which are necessary to preclude future 
        infringements on public trust (see H. Res. 954), H13628 (see 
        H. Res. 954), H14372 [8DE]
      ------provide for reduction of greenhouse gases (see H.R. 1342), 
        H3054 [5MR]
      ------reduce global warming pollution through international 
        climate finance and investment (see S. 2835), S12322 [3DE]
      Coal: promote responsible use of coal through accelerated carbon 
        capture and storage and advanced clean coal technology 
        research, development, demonstration, and deployment programs 
        (see S. 1134), S5819 [21MY]
      Conservation of energy: establish EnergySmart transport 
        corridors to promote measures that will increase energy 
        efficiency of Interstate Highway System and reduce pollutants 
        (see S. 1098), S5700 [20MY]
      CPSC: study drywall imported from China from 2004 through 2007 
        (see S. 739), S3986 [30MR] (see H.R. 1977), H4523 [2AP]
      Dept. of Agriculture: establish a carbon incentives program to 
        achieve supplemental greenhouse gas emission reductions on 
        private forest land (see S. 1576), S8765 [4AU]
      ------establish a carbon incentives program to achieve 
        supplemental greenhouse gas emissions reductions on private 
        agricultural and forestland (see H.R. 2880), H6806 [15JN]
      Dept. of Energy: carry out a program to demonstrate the 
        commercial application of integrated systems for long-term 
        geological storage of carbon dioxide (see S. 1013), S5282 
        [7MY]
      ------encourage cooperation with China on joint research, 
        development, or commercialization of carbon capture and 
        sequestration technology, energy efficiency, or renewable 
        energy resources (see H.R. 2312), H5398 [7MY]
      ------establish a program to ensure prompt and orderly 
        compensation for potential damages relating to the storage of 
        carbon dioxide in geological storage units (see S. 1502), 
        S7869 [22JY]
      ------expand authority for awarding technology prizes to include 
        a financial award for separation of carbon dioxide from dilute 
        sources (see S. 2744), S11205 [5NO]
      ------report on climate change and energy policy in China and 
        India (see S. 1191), S6186 [4JN]
      ------study impact of energy and climate policy on the 
        competitiveness of energy-intensive manufacturing and measures 
        to mitigate those effects (see S. 1189), S6185 [4JN]
      Dept. of HHS: develop a national strategic action plan to assist 
        health professionals in preparing for and responding to the 
        public health effects of climate change (see H.R. 2323), H5398 
        [7MY]
      Dept. of HUD: permit use of funds from the Community Development 
        Block Grant Program to be used to remediate damage from 
        installation of tainted drywall (see S. 2850), S12708 [8DE]
      Dept. of Labor: establish a Climate Worker and Community 
        Assistance Program (see S. 2742), S11205 [5NO]
      ------issue interim and final occupational safety and health 
        standards regarding worker exposure to combustible dust (see 
        H.R. 849), H1041 [4FE]
      Dept. of Transportation: develop a national transportation low 
        emissions energy plan (see S. 1721), S9869 [25SE]
      Ecology and environment: authorize Federal agencies and 
        legislative branch offices to purchase greenhouse gas offsets 
        and renewable energy credits (see H.R. 3033), H7250 [24JN]
      ------establish a clean energy technology business competition 
        grant program (see S. 1590), S8992 [6AU]
      ------establish an integrated Federal program to protect, 
        restore, and conserve natural resources in response to the 
        threats of climate change and ocean acidification (see S. 
        1933), S10776 [27OC] (see H.R. 2192), H5060 [30AP]
      ------provide for creation of a Federal greenhouse gas registry 
        (see H.R. 232), H69 [7JA]
      ------reduce global greenhouse gas emissions resulting from land 
        conversion and deforestation in developing countries and 
        provide incentives to increase forest carbon stocks (see H.R. 
        1790), H4128 [30MR]
      ------require return to the American people of all proceeds 
        raised under any Federal climate change legislation (see H.R. 
        2757), H6306 [8JN]
      Electric power: accelerate development and early deployment of 
        systems for the capture and storage of carbon dioxide 
        emissions from fossil fuel electric generation facilities (see 
        H.R. 1689), H3833 [24MR]
      ------require electric utilities to notify electric consumers of 
        the cost of emission allowances associated with the 
        electricity delivered to such consumers (see H.R. 2353), H5483 
        [12MY]
      Elementary and Secondary Education Act: promote environmental 
        education (see S. 866), S4573 [22AP] (see H.R. 2054), H4686 
        [22AP]
      Energy Policy Act: clarify policies relative to ownership of 
        pore space (see S. 1856), S10700 [22OC]
      EPA: conduct study on black carbon emissions (see S. 849), S4573 
        [22AP]
      ------disapprove rule relative to endangerment findings on 
        greenhouse gases and proposed regulation under the Clean Air 
        Act (see H.J. Res. 66), H15501 [16DE]
      ------establish a product carbon disclosure program to 
        facilitate carbon content labeling (see H.R. 3543), H9396 
        [9SE]
      ------exempt regulation of greenhouse gases under the Clean Air 
        Act (see H.R. 391), H160 [9JA] (see H.R. 4396), H15501 [16DE]
      ------mitigate the effects of black carbon emissions 
        domestically and globally (see H.R. 1760), H4062 [26MR]
      ------prohibit obligating funds for the regulation of emissions 
        of carbon dioxide (see H.R. 4344), H15499 [16DE]
      ------reevaluate endangerment and cause or contribute findings 
        regarding greenhouse gases (see H. Res. 974), H14982 [15DE]
      ------request the President and require EPA and OMB to furnish 
        the House of Representatives with documents on endangerment 
        findings on greenhouse gases (see H. Res. 446), H5666 [14MY]
      ------request the President to furnish the House of 
        Representatives with documents on endangerment findings on 
        greenhouse gases (see H. Res. 449), H5671 [15MY]
      ------require satisfaction of certain conditions before issuing 
        to producers of mid-level ethanol blends a waiver from certain 
        Clean Air Act requirements (see S. 1666), S9326 [14SE]
      ------waive lifecycle greenhouse gas emission reduction 
        requirements for renewable fuel production (see S. 943), S4963 
        [30AP] (see H.R. 2283), H5306 [6MY]
      Global Warming Economic Oversight Commission: establish (see 
        H.R. 2147), H4914 [28AP]
      Hazardous substances: require that mercury emissions from 
        electric utility steam generating units be subject to maximum 
        achievable control technology (MACT) standards for hazardous 
        air pollutants (see H.R. 821), H921 [3FE]
      Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change: prohibit U.S. 
        contributions (see H.R. 3129), H7836 [8JY]
      International Renewable Energy Agency: encourage U.S. membership 
        (see H. Res. 177), H1607 [13FE]
      Motor vehicles: authorize States or political subdivisions 
        thereof to regulate fuel economy and emissions standards for 
        taxicabs (see S. 1741), S10061 [1OC] (see H.R. 3711), H10456 
        [1OC]
      ------extend period during which States may allow low emission 
        and energy-efficient vehicles to use high occupancy vehicle 
        facilities (see H.R. 1634), H3704 [19MR]
      ------permit California and other States to effectively control 
        greenhouse gas emissions from motor vehicles (see H.R. 609), 
        H386 [16JA]
      National Academy of Sciences: evaluate certain Federal 
        regulations for potential harmful impacts on public health and 
        the environment and direct Federal agencies to reverse those 
        harmful impacts (see H.R. 585), H381 [15JA]
      National Asbestos Awareness Week: designate (see S. Res. 57), 
        S2558 [26FE]
      National Climate Service: establish (see H.R. 2306), H5397 [7MY] 
        (see H.R. 2407), H5664 [14MY]
      National Healthy Schools Day: designate (see S. Res. 114), S4755 
        [27AP] (see H. Res. 370), H4840 [27AP]
      NOAA: develop a research program that assists understanding of 
        past, assesses present, and predicts future human-induced and 
        natural processes of abrupt climate change (see S. 1667), 
        S9326 [14SE]
      ------establish a black carbon and other aerosols research 
        program (see S. 1538), S8272 [29JY]
      ------establish a comprehensive greenhouse gas observation and 
        analysis system (see S. 1539), S8272 [29JY]
      NSF: establish a global warming education program (see H.R. 
        1926), H4521 [2AP]
      Nuclear energy: declare as clean energy (see H.R. 2768), H6413 
        [9JN]
      Power resources: create clean energy jobs, achieve energy 
        independence, reduce global warming pollution, and transition 
        to a clean energy economy (see S. 1733), S9982 [30SE] (see 
        H.R. 2454), H5671 [15MY] (see H.R. 2998), H7144 [23JN]
      ------create clean energy jobs, achieve energy independence, 
        reduce global warming pollution, and transition to a clean 
        energy economy (H.R. 2454), consideration (see H. Res. 587), 
        H7444 [25JN]
      ------enhance energy independence and economic and national 
        security, conserve energy use, promote innovation, achieve 
        lower emissions, cleaner air, cleaner water, and cleaner land 
        (see H.R. 2227), H5095 [4MY]
      ------enhance U.S. energy security, reduce dependence on 
        imported oil, improve energy efficiency of the transportation 
        sector, and reduce emissions through expansion of grid 
        supported transportation (see H.R. 2234), H5096 [4MY]
      ------establish a program to regulate the entry of fossil carbon 
        into commerce, promote clean energy jobs and economic growth, 
        and avoid dangerous climate interference (see S. 2877), S13033 
        [11DE]
      ------increase energy independence and job creation through safe 
        energy production, alternative and renewable energy 
        development, and conservation promotion for a cleaner 
        environment (see H.R. 2846), H6742 [12JN]
      ------promote clean energy technology development, enhanced 
        energy efficiency, improved energy security, and energy 
        innovation and workforce development (see S. 1462), S7639 
        [16JY]
      ------reduce dependence on foreign oil (see H.R. 2326), H5398 
        [7MY]
      ------reduce greenhouse gas emissions from uncapped domestic 
        sources through partnerships between manufacturing and 
        agricultural industries to invest in projects to capture and 
        store carbon (see S. 2729), S11118 [4NO]
      Public buildings: prohibit smoking in or near Federal buildings 
        (see H.R. 4131), H13352 [19NO]
      ------prohibit smoking near Federal building entryways (see H.R. 
        4105), H13265 [18NO]
      SBA: improve and extend certain disaster assistance and 
        hurricane relief programs and provide assistance to homeowners 
        affected by defective drywall imported from China (see S. 
        2731), S11205 [5NO]
      Ships and vessels: provide for a competitive program making 
        grants to seaport governing bodies for the acquisition of fuel 
        efficient and low emission equipment and systems at port 
        facilities (see H.R. 3446), H9275 [31JY]
      Taxation: accelerate locomotive fuel savings and provide 
        incentives for owners to replace high-polluting models with 
        newly-built or newly-remanufactured fuel-efficient and less-
        polluting models (see S. 2081), S10915 [29OC] (see H.R. 3947), 
        H12043 [28OC]
      ------establish an auction and revenue collection mechanism for 
        a carbon market that ensures price stability with 
        environmental integrity (see H.R. 1666), H3748 [23MR]
      ------extend the excise tax provisions and income tax credit for 
        biodiesel (see S. 1046), S5501 [14MY]
      ------make permanent the alternative fuel credit and the 
        alternative fuel mixture credit (see H.R. 4066), H12971 [7NO]
      ------permit issuance of tax-exempt bonds for certain air and 
        water pollution control facilities (see H.R. 4243), H13628 
        (see H.R. 4243), H14371 [8DE]
      ------provide a tax credit for purchase of certain nonroad 
        equipment (see H.R. 3530), H9279 [31JY]
      ------provide a tax credit for purchase of nonroad equipment 
        with alternative power sources (see S. 929), S4891 [29AP] (see 
        H.R. 2158), H4914 [28AP]
      ------provide incentives to reduce carbon dioxide emissions in 
        the domestic energy supply (see H.R. 1337), H3053 [5MR]
      ------reduce carbon dioxide emissions by imposing a tax on 
        primary fossil fuels based on their carbon content (see H.R. 
        594), H381 [15JA]
      ------reduce greenhouse gas emissions by requiring a Federal 
        emission permit for the sale or use of greenhouse gas emission 
        substances (see H.R. 1683), H3833 [24MR]
      ------treatment of bonds issued to finance renewable energy 
        resource facilities, conservation and efficiency facilities, 
        and other specified greenhouse gas emission technologies (see 
        H.R. 3525), H9279 [31JY]
      Territories: include American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana 
        Islands, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands in certain 
        efforts to reduce diesel emissions (see H.R. 2386), H5580 
        [13MY]
      Transportation: achieve greenhouse gas emissions reductions 
        through transportation efficiency (see H.R. 1780), H4128 
        [30MR]
      ------require metropolitan planning organizations to consider 
        greenhouse gas emissions in long-range plans and improvement 
        programs (see H.R. 803), H920 [3FE]
      ------require States and metropolitan planning organizations to 
        develop transportation greenhouse gas reduction plans (see S. 
        575), S3025 [11MR]
      ------support efforts of States and eligible local and regional 
        entities to develop transportation greenhouse gas reduction 
        plans (see H.R. 1329), H3053 [5MR]
      U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change: ensure any 
        greenhouse gas emissions agreement would not harm the U.S. 
        economy, require international inspections, or permit 
        inequitable compliance (see H. Res. 945), H13520 [3DE]
      Women: recognize the disparate impact of climate change on women 
        and the efforts of women globally to address climate change 
        (see H. Con. Res. 98), H4523 [2AP]
  Factsheets
      American Clean Energy and Security Act (H.R. 2454), H7632 [26JN]
  Letters
      American Clean Energy and Security Act: Representative Berman, 
        Committee on Foreign Affairs (House), H7620 [26JN]
      ------Representative Conyers, Committee on the Judiciary 
        (House), H7619 [26JN]
      ------Representative Gordon, Committee on Science and Technology 
        (House), H7619, H7620 [26JN]
      ------Representative Towns, Committee on Oversight and 
        Government Reform (House), H7620 [26JN]
      ------Representative Waxman, Committee on Energy and Commerce 
        (House), H7619, H7620 [26JN]
      Domestic energy policy impact on certain Endangered Species Act 
        regulations: Senator Murkowski, S5401-S5403 [13MY]
      EPA application of regulations to reduce pollution from certain 
        ships doing business on the Great Lakes: Arthur N. Marin, 
        Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management 
        (organization), S10905 [29OC]
      ------several health and clean air organizations, H12063 [29OC]
      EPA regulation of carbon dioxide emissions under the Clean Air 
        Act: Dave McCurdy, Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers and 
        Michael J. Stanton, Association of International Automobile 
        Manufacturers, S9783, S9790 [24SE]
      ------David A. Raymond, American Council of Engineering 
        Companies, S9779 [24SE]
      ------Jay Timmons, National Association of Manufacturers, S9779 
        [24SE]
      ------Larry J. Schweiger, National Wildlife Federation, S9791 
        [24SE]
      ------Lisa P. Jackson, EPA, S9783, S9790 [24SE]
      ------R. Bruce Josten, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, S9780 [24SE]
      ------several agricultural organizations, S9779 [24SE]
      ------several environmental organizations, S9790 [24SE]
      ------Susan Eckerly, National Federation of Independent 
        Business, S9779 [24SE]
      Extend tax credit for production of biodiesel: Monte Shaw, Iowa 
        Renewable Fuels Association, S13784 [22DE]
      Impact of economy-wide global warming pollution emission cap and 
        trade program: Committee on Environment and Public Works 
        (Senate) Republican members, S3744 [25MR]
      ------John M. Reilly, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 
        E919 [21AP]
      ------Senator Dorgan, S3820 [26MR]
      ------several Senators, S3820 [26MR]
      Increase assistance to developing countries in order to assist 
        adaptation and implementation of international climate change 
        policies: several Representatives, E3050 [17DE]
      Opposing use of budget reconciliation process to expedite 
        passage of climate legislation: several Senators, S3744 
        [25MR], S3963 [30MR]
      Promote economic recovery through green jobs and infrastructure: 
        Congressional Black Caucus, H4765 [27AP]
      Require Depts. of the Interior or Commerce to follow existing 
        public notice and comment statutes to modify Endangered 
        Species Act rule relative to polar bears and related carbon 
        emissions rule: Senator Begich, H2650 [25FE]
      SBA Disaster Recovery and Reform Act: Karen Gordon Mills, SBA, 
        S11212 [5NO]
      ------several Senators, S11212 [5NO]
      Volume mandates required for biodiesel under the renewable fuel 
        standard: several Senators, S10883 [29OC]
  Lists
      Agricultural groups opposing H.R. 2454, American Clean Energy 
        and Security Act, H7627 [26JN]
      Organizations opposing use of budget reconciliation for health 
        care reform and global warming pollution emission cap and 
        trade program, S4291 [2AP]
      Organizations supporting H.R. 2454, American Clean Energy and 
        Security Act, H7684 [26JN]
      Organizations supporting reversal of rules on interagency 
        cooperation under the Endangered Species Act relative to polar 
        bears and related carbon emissions rule, S2746 [4MR]
  Memorandums
      EPA Discussion of Scientific Support and Analysis Relative to 
        Human-Induced Climate Change, E1135-E1138 [13MY]
  Remarks in House
      Agriculture: effects of greenhouse gas emissions on climate 
        change and impact on insect infestations, H4009 [25MR]
      Avon, OH: tribute to Northeast Ohio Sierra Club for efforts to 
        raise awareness about dangers of coal and its contributions to 
        global warming, E1605 [26JN]
      Bicycles: recognize importance of bicycling in transportation 
        and recreation, H3079 [9MR]
      Budget: reconciliation process, H4645-H4653 [22AP]
      Caterpillar, Inc.: EPA Clean Air Excellence Award recipient, 
        E1145 [13MY]
      Clean Air Act: clarify definition of renewable biomass under 
        renewable fuel standard and renewable electricity standard, 
        H7662, H7663 [26JN]
      ------delay effect of reclassifying certain nonattainment areas 
        adjacent to an international border (H.R. 677), E167 [28JA]
      ------exempt greenhouse gases, H5312 [7MY]
      ------reduce mercury, sulfur dioxide, and nitrogen oxide 
        emissions (H.R. 1841), H7621 [26JN]
      ------regulate transportation fuels and establish a low carbon 
        fuel standard, H4528 [21AP]
      ------regulate transportation fuels and establish a low carbon 
        fuel standard (H.R. 1787), H6354 [9JN]
      Climate: address global climate change through the negotiation 
        of fair and effective international commitments, H14450 [10DE]
      ------allegations of manipulation of scientific data relative to 
        global warming, H13605-H13608, H13613-H13620-H13625 [8DE], 
        H14448 [10DE]
      ------characterization of e-mails stolen from University of East 
        Anglia Climatic Research Unit, H13510, H13511 [3DE], H13608-
        H13613 [8DE]
      ------express importance of scientific protocols, data 
        collection methods, and peer review standards for climate 
        change research which are necessary to preclude future 
        infringements on public trust (H. Res. 954), H13605-H13607 
        [8DE]
      ------global warming, H2953 [4MR], H3631-H3638 [18MR], H3821, 
        H3823, H3824 [24MR], H5377 [7MY], H5573 [13MY], H5769 [19MY], 
        H5807 [20MY], H6406-H6412 [9JN], H7133-H7141 [23JN], H7840 
        [9JY], H8289 [16JY], H13444 [2DE], H13608, H13620-H13625 
        [8DE], H14378 [9DE], H14846 [14DE], H14886, H14948 [15DE], 
        E2923 [10DE]
      ------increase assistance to developing countries in order to 
        assist adaptation and implementation of international climate 
        change policies, E3049 [17DE]
      ------provide for reduction of greenhouse gases, H4565-H4571 
        [21AP], H5455-H5460 [12MY], H5874 [20MY]
      ------reduce global warming by addressing methane gas that 
        escapes from municipal solid waste landfills, E547 [4MR]
      Coal: economic impact of decreased coal production, H10436 [1OC]
      ------establish a Future Fuels Corp., and promote the capture 
        and sequestration of carbon dioxide and the use of energy 
        produced from coal, H3500 [17MR]
      Congress: accomplishments of the 111th Congress, H14886 [15DE]
      Congressional Bicycle Caucus: reception of cyclists promoting 
        bicycling benefits in transportation and recreation, H3079 
        [9MR]
      Council on Environmental Quality: prohibit funding for certain 
        positions, H8238, H8239 [16JY]
      CPSC: study contaminated drywall imported from China from 2004 
        through 2007, H11560 [21OC]
      ------study drywall imported from China from 2004 through 2007, 
        H8209 [16JY]
      ------study drywall imported from China from 2004 through 2007 
        (H.R. 1977), H5363 [7MY]
      Dallas, TX: tribute to green power purchases by Dallas-Fort 
        Worth International Airport, E2737 [6NO]
      Dept. of Energy: encourage cooperation with China on joint 
        research, development, or commercialization of carbon capture 
        and sequestration technology, energy efficiency, or renewable 
        energy resources (H.R. 2312), E1105 [7MY]
      Dept. of Labor: issue interim and final occupational safety and 
        health standards regarding worker exposure to combustible dust 
        (H.R. 849), H927 [4FE]
      Direct Service Industries, Inc.: eligibility to receive 
        allocation of emission allowances, E1847 [20JY]
      Ecology and environment: establish an integrated Federal program 
        to protect, restore, and conserve natural resources in 
        response to the threats of climate change and ocean 
        acidification, H7669 [26JN]
      ------establish an integrated Federal program to protect, 
        restore, and conserve natural resources in response to the 
        threats of climate change and ocean acidification (H.R. 2192), 
        E1025, E1029 [30AP]
      Economy: promote economic recovery through green jobs and 
        infrastructure, H3501 [17MR], H3821-H3825 [24MR], H4766-H4768 
        [27AP], H14829 [14DE]
      Electric power: accelerate development and early deployment of 
        systems for the capture and storage of carbon dioxide 
        emissions from fossil fuel electric generation facilities 
        (H.R. 1689), E2923 [10DE]
      Elementary and Secondary Education Act: promote environmental 
        education (H.R. 2054), H4667 [22AP]
      ------promote environmental education (S. 866), H10011 [29SE]
      Endangered Species Act: require Depts. of the Interior or 
        Commerce to follow existing public notice and comment statutes 
        to modify rule relative to polar bears and related carbon 
        emissions rule, H2649, H2650 [25FE]
      EPA: application of regulations to reduce pollution from certain 
        ships doing business on the Great Lakes, H12062-H12065 [29OC]
      ------delay implementation of indirect land use change rule 
        relative to biofuel production, H13271 [19NO]
      ------exempt regulation of greenhouse gases under the Clean Air 
        Act (H.R. 391), H5146 [5MY], H5491 [13MY], E142 [26JA]
      ------impact of proposed listing of carbon dioxide as a 
        pollutant subject to regulation under the Clean Air Act on 
        ocean acidification, H10412 [1OC]
      ------impact of release of endangerment findings on greenhouse 
        gases and proposed regulation under the Clean Air Act on 
        construction of a coal gasification plant in Waltonville, IL, 
        E3028 [17DE]
      ------national and State-level grant and loan programs to 
        promote the reduction of diesel emissions funding, H7409 
        [25JN]
      ------prohibit funding for local climate change grants, H7395, 
        H7396 [25JN]
      ------prohibit funding to implement notice of proposed 
        rulemaking on endangerment findings on greenhouse gases and 
        proposed regulation under the Clean Air Act, H7394 [25JN]
      ------prohibit implementation of rule requiring mandatory 
        reporting of greenhouse gas emissions from manure management 
        systems, H11756-H11759 [26OC], H12055 [29OC]
      ------release of endangerment findings on greenhouse gases and 
        proposed regulation under the Clean Air Act, H5172 [6MY], 
        H7929 [9JY], H13554, H13613-H13615 [8DE], H14815 [11DE], 
        H14946 [15DE], E2923 [10DE], E2983 [11DE]
      Forest Service: require reviews of wildfire incidents to include 
        assessment of greenhouse gases produced, H4035 [26MR]
      International Civil Aviation Association: limit aviation-related 
        emissions worldwide, H7640 [26JN]
      International Renewable Energy Agency: encourage U.S. membership 
        (H. Res. 177), E280 [13FE]
      Mickey Leland National Urban Air Toxics Research Center: Houston 
        Exposure to Air Toxics Study (HEATS) funding, H12066 [29OC], 
        E1609 [26JN]
      Motor vehicles: extend period during which States may allow low 
        emission and energy-efficient vehicles to use high occupancy 
        vehicle facilities (H.R. 1634), E728 [19MR]
      ------increase new vehicle corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) 
        standards and establish a national carbon emission reduction 
        program, H5769 [19MY]
      ------permit California and other States to effectively control 
        greenhouse gas emissions from motor vehicles, H506 [26JA]
      National Climate Service: prohibit funding to establish or 
        implement, H6954, H6955 [17JN]
      National Healthy Schools Day: designate (H. Res. 370), H4754 
        [27AP], H5433, H5434 [12MY]
      Nuclear energy: increase domestic production, H7071 [19JN], 
        H8450 [21JY]
      Poverty: impact of climate change, H7671 [26JN]
      Power resources: create clean energy jobs, achieve energy 
        independence, reduce global warming pollution, and transition 
        to a clean energy economy, H5408 [12MY], H5490, H5491, H5492 
        [13MY], H5586 [14MY], H14449 [10DE]
      ------create clean energy jobs, achieve energy independence, 
        reduce global warming pollution, and transition to a clean 
        energy economy (H.R. 2454), H5694 [18MY], H5721, H5768, H5769, 
        H5772-H5779 [19MY], H5805, H5806, H5807, H5864, H5880-H5889 
        [20MY], H5895, H5897, H5898, H5982 [21MY], H6018, H6063, H6070 
        [2JN], H6080, H6081, H6085-H6090, H6126, H6132-H6138 [3JN], 
        H6159 [4JN], H6270 [8JN], H6312-H6314, H6317, H6318, H6319, 
        H6327, H6336-H6341, H6343, H6344, H6395, H6398-H6400 [9JN], 
        H6419, H6421, H6519, H6529-H6536 [10JN], H6542, H6543, H6544, 
        H6594, H6598-H6604 [11JN], H6621, H6622, H6623 [12JN], H6782, 
        H6799-H6803 [15JN], H6816-H6819 [16JN], H6908 [17JN], H7026, 
        H7074 [19JN], H7113, H7114, H7117-H7121, H7137 [23JN], H7150, 
        H7151, H7152 [24JN], H7255, H7256, H7257, H7396 [25JN], H7450, 
        H7451, H7471-H7686, H7689, H7691-H7701 [26JN], H7710, H7733-
        H7738 [7JY], H7745 [8JY], H7840, H7841 [9JY], H7949 [10JY], 
        H8013, H8014 [13JY], H8027, H8035, H8050, H8059, H8060, H8069, 
        H8070 [14JY], H8163 [15JY], H8287-H8297 [16JY], H8347 [17JY], 
        H8360, H8366 [20JY], H8427, H8428, H8429, H8430, H8431, H8438, 
        H8439, H8441, H8443, H8444, H8449, H8476-H8486 [21JY], H8687-
        H8693 [23JY], H8802 [24JY], H8886, H8891, H8892, H8894, H8901 
        [28JY], H8964, H9042 [29JY], H9190-H9197, H9199 [30JY], H9248, 
        H9253, H9254, H9260 [31JY], H9652 [16SE], H9794 [22SE], H9876 
        [23SE], H10412 [1OC], H10525 [7OC], H11463, H11487-H11494, 
        H11505-H11507 [20OC], H11762, H11772 [26OC], H12035 [28OC], 
        H12348 [4NO], H13514 [3DE], H13555, H13617, H13618, H13620, 
        H13624 [8DE], H14815-H14817 [11DE], H14955, H14970 [15DE], 
        H15476, H15481 [16DE], E1324 [4JN], E1564 [24JN], E1574, 
        E1599, E1631 [26JN], E1641, E1652, E1659 [7JY], E1717 [10JY], 
        E1734, E1743 [13JY], E1847 [20JY], E2092 [31JY], E2923 [10DE]
      ------create clean energy jobs, achieve energy independence, 
        reduce global warming pollution, and transition to a clean 
        energy economy (H.R. 2454), consideration (H. Res. 587), 
        H7451-H7463 [26JN]
      ------create clean energy jobs, achieve energy independence, 
        reduce global warming pollution, and transition to a clean 
        energy economy (H.R. 2454), permission to file report, H6243 
        [4JN]
      ------enhance energy independence and economic and national 
        security, conserve energy use, promote innovation, achieve 
        lower emissions, cleaner air, cleaner water, and cleaner land 
        (H.R. 2227), H5172 [6MY], H5312 [7MY], H6136 [3JN]
      ------impact of economy-wide global warming pollution emission 
        cap and trade program, H2950, H2972 [4MR], H3042, H3043 [5MR], 
        H3100 [9MR], H3113, H3133 [10MR], H3430-H3432 [16MR], H3451, 
        H3491-H3504, H3515 [17MR], H3531, H3609, H3622 [18MR], H3722, 
        H3737 [23MR], H3786, H3792, H3794, H3796 [24MR], H3839, H3840, 
        H4004-H4011, H4015-H4017 [25MR], H4051, H4052 [26MR], H4105, 
        H4114-H4116 [30MR], H4222, H4226, H4243 [31MR], H4374, H4391 
        [1AP], H4405-H4409, H4417-H4421, H4428, H4497 [2AP], H4559-
        H4565 [21AP], H4588, H4675 [22AP], H4693, H4724-H4728 [23AP], 
        H4766, H4768 [27AP], H4877, H4878 [28AP], H4976 [29AP], H5104, 
        H5146-H5155, H5166 [5MY], H5377, H5384, H5386 [7MY], H5408, 
        H5455, H5460 [12MY], H5555-H5562, H5572-H5575 [13MY], H5586, 
        H5588, H5637 [14MY], H5694 [18MY], H5721, H5768, H5769, H5772-
        H5779 [19MY], H5805, H5806, H5864, H5880-H5889 [20MY], H5895, 
        H5897, H5898, H5982 [21MY], H6018, H6058-H6060, H6063-H6070 
        [2JN], H6081, H6085-H6090, H6126, H6132-H6138 [3JN], H6159, 
        H6160 [4JN], H6269, H6270, H6274 [8JN], H6312, H6314, H6317, 
        H6318, H6327, H6336-H6341, H6343, H6344, H6395, H6398-H6400 
        [9JN], H6419, H6421, H6519, H6529 [10JN], H6542, H6543, H6544, 
        H6598, H6600 [11JN], H6621, H6623 [12JN], H6782, H6785, H6799-
        H6803 [15JN], H6816, H6819 [16JN], H6908 [17JN], H7026, H7074 
        [19JN], H7113, H7117-H7121 [23JN], H7150, H7151, H7152 [24JN], 
        H7255, H7256, H7257, H7396 [25JN], H7450, H7452, H7626, H7629-
        H7644, H7646-H7654, H7659, H7664, H7669-H7672, H7675-H7679, 
        H7685, H7692 [26JN], H7710, H7733-H7738 [7JY], H8013, H8014 
        [13JY], H8035, H8059, H8060, H8069, H8070 [14JY], H8163 
        [15JY], H8288-H8293, H8296 [16JY], H8347 [17JY], H8360 [20JY], 
        H8427, H8428, H8429, H8430, H8431, H8438, H8439, H8441, H8443, 
        H8444, H8476-H8486 [21JY], H8687-H8693 [23JY], H8802 [24JY], 
        H8886, H8901 [28JY], H8964 [29JY], H9192, H9193, H9195 [30JY], 
        H9248 [31JY], H9652 [16SE], H9794 [22SE], H12348 [4NO], H13377 
        [1DE], H13458 [2DE], H13510, H13514 [3DE], H13555, H13617, 
        H13618, H13620, H13624 [8DE], H14809, H14811 [11DE], H15457, 
        H15476, H15481 [16DE], E919 [21AP], E1324 [4JN], E1564 [24JN], 
        E1574, E1631 [26JN], E1659 [7JY], E2923 [10DE]
      ------increase energy independence and job creation through safe 
        energy production, alternative and renewable energy 
        development, and conservation promotion for a cleaner 
        environment (H.R. 2846), H7074 [19JN], H8088 [14JY], H8307, 
        H8325 [17JY], H8366 [20JY], H8450 [21JY], H8690, H8692 [23JY], 
        H9198 [30JY], H11602 [22OC]
      ------prohibit transfer or receipt of carbon credit derivatives, 
        H7646 [26JN]
      ------suspend global warming pollution emission cap and trade 
        program if unemployment reaches a certain level, H7460 [26JN]
      Public utilities: reform formula for distribution of emission 
        allowances, H7644 [26JN]
      SBA: provide small businesses with information and technical 
        assistance if they face cost increases as a result of taxes on 
        carbon emissions, H5861 [20MY]
      Schools: reduce the incidence and effect of asthma and other 
        respiratory illnesses in children, H5517, H5518 [13MY]
      Taxation: accelerate locomotive fuel savings and provide 
        incentives for owners to replace high-polluting models with 
        newly-built or newly-remanufactured fuel-efficient and less-
        polluting models (H.R. 3947), H11983 [28OC]
      ------establish an auction and revenue collection mechanism for 
        a carbon market that ensures price stability with 
        environmental integrity (H.R. 1666), H3710 [23MR]
      ------permit issuance of tax-exempt bonds for certain air and 
        water pollution control facilities (H.R. 4243), E2906 [8DE]
      ------reduce carbon dioxide emissions by imposing a tax on 
        primary fossil fuels based on their carbon content (H.R. 594), 
        E100 [15JA]
      Transportation: support efforts of States and eligible local and 
        regional entities to develop transportation greenhouse gas 
        reduction plans (H.R. 1329), E580 [5MR]
      Treaties and agreements: require the U.S. to come to agreement 
        with India and China on emission reduction standards before 
        implementing standards in the U.S., H7458 [26JN]
      U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change: impact of imposing 
        a deadline on negotiation of greenhouse gas emissions 
        agreement, H14885 [15DE]
      ------negotiation of greenhouse gas emissions agreement, H14815 
        [11DE], H14886 [15DE]
      ------upcoming congressional delegation trip, H14880 [15DE]
      U.S. Chamber of Commerce: evaluation and impact of Obama 
        administration business policies, H12049, H12122 [29OC]
      Women: recognize the disparate impact of climate change on women 
        and the efforts of women globally to address climate change 
        (H. Con. Res. 98), H4764 [27AP]
  Remarks in Senate
      AID: conduct a pilot program to promote production and use of 
        fuel-efficient stoves engineered to produce less black carbon 
        than traditional stoves (S. 1396), S7142 [6JY]
      Arctic regions: create the American Arctic Adaptation Grant 
        Program to prevent or mitigate effects of Arctic climate 
        change (S. 1566), S8685 [3AU]
      Budget: prohibit global warming pollution emission cap and trade 
        program from increasing electric and gasoline prices, S3972-
        S3976 [30MR], S4011, S4017-S4030, S4046 [31MR], S4257 [2AP], 
        S4652, S4653 [23AP]
      ------use of budget reconciliation for global warming pollution 
        emission cap and trade program, S3974 [30MR], S4020-S4026 
        [31MR], S4136, S4139-S4143, S4148, S4149 [1AP], S4232, S4289 
        [2AP], S4637-S4641, S4654 [23AP]
      CFTC: establish and regulate a market for the trading of 
        greenhouse gases (S. 1399), S7143 [6JY]
      CIA: prohibit funding for Center on Climate Change and National 
        Security, S10022, S10037 [1OC], S10148, S10149 [6OC]
      Clean Air Act: amend relative to renewable fuel standard (S. 
        1148), S5860 [21MY], S6797 [18JN]
      ------convert renewable fuel standard into a low-carbon fuel 
        standard (S. 1095), S5704-S5706 [20MY]
      ------limit applicability of a certain judicial ruling to 
        sources regulated under new motor vehicle emissions guidelines 
        (S. 1622), S10662 [22OC]
      ------modify definition of the term ``renewable biomass'' (S. 
        536), S2833 [5MR]
      ------prohibit issuance of regulatory permits for certain 
        emissions from agricultural production (S. 527), S3601 [23MR]
      ------promote certification of aftermarket conversion systems 
        and thereby encourage increased use of alternative fueled 
        vehicles (S. 1809), S10566 [20OC]
      Climate: develop policy to decrease emissions of greenhouse 
        gases, S4156 [1AP]
      ------global warming, S197-S202 [8JA], S248-S250 [9JA], S692 
        [21JA], S3057-S3061 [12MR], S4267 [2AP], S4529 [22AP], S7043-
        S7047 [25JN], S8228 [29JY], S9117 [8SE], S9648 [22SE], S9706-
        S9710 [23SE], S10457 [15OC]
      ------increase assistance to developing countries in order to 
        assist adaptation and implementation of international climate 
        change policies, S13456 [18DE]
      ------provide for reduction of greenhouse gases, S6251 [8JN]
      ------reduce global warming pollution through international 
        climate finance and investment (S. 2835), S12333 [3DE], S12799 
        [9DE]
      Coal: promote responsible use of coal through accelerated carbon 
        capture and storage and advanced clean coal technology 
        research, development, demonstration, and deployment programs 
        (S. 1134), S5840 [21MY]
      Conservation of energy: establish EnergySmart transport 
        corridors to promote measures that will increase energy 
        efficiency of Interstate Highway System and reduce pollutants 
        (S. 1098), S5704-S5706 [20MY]
      CPSC: study drywall imported from China from 2004 through 2007, 
        S5794 [21MY]
      ------study drywall imported from China from 2004 through 2007 
        (S. 739), S4709 [24AP]
      Dept. of Agriculture: establish a carbon incentives program to 
        achieve supplemental greenhouse gas emission reductions on 
        private forest land (S. 1576), S8772 [4AU]
      Dept. of Energy: carry out a program to demonstrate the 
        commercial application of integrated systems for long-term 
        geological storage of carbon dioxide (S. 1013), S5373 [12MY]
      ------establish a program to ensure prompt and orderly 
        compensation for potential damages relating to the storage of 
        carbon dioxide in geological storage units (S. 1502), S7888, 
        S7890 [22JY]
      District of Columbia: U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue 
        meeting, S8124 [27JY]
      Ecology and environment: establish a deficit-neutral reserve 
        fund to invest in clean energy and preserve the environment, 
        S4652, S4653 [23AP]
      ------establish an integrated Federal program to protect, 
        restore, and conserve natural resources in response to the 
        threats of climate change and ocean acidification (S. 1933), 
        S10780 [27OC]
      Electric power: accelerate development and early deployment of 
        systems for the capture and storage of carbon dioxide 
        emissions from fossil fuel electric generation facilities, 
        S4052 [31MR]
      Elementary and Secondary Education Act: promote environmental 
        education (S. 866), S4537, S4581 [22AP]
      Endangered Species Act: require Depts. of the Interior or 
        Commerce to follow existing public notice and comment statutes 
        to modify rule relative to polar bears and related carbon 
        emissions rule, S2677, S2679 [3MR], S2745 [4MR], S2782, S2800, 
        S2803, S2809-S2813 [5MR], S5367 [12MY], S5401 [13MY]
      EPA: application of regulations to reduce pollution from certain 
        ships doing business on the Great Lakes, S10904 [29OC]
      ------complete investigation of treatement of Alan Carlin 
        relative to release of endangerment findings on greenhouse 
        gases and proposed regulation under the Clean Air Act, S9639, 
        S9640 [22SE]
      ------conduct study on black carbon emissions, S9582 [21SE], 
        S9924 [29SE]
      ------establish a program to decrease emissions of greenhouse 
        gases, S197-S202 [8JA]
      ------prohibit listing carbon dioxide as a pollutant subject to 
        regulation under the Clean Air Act except for mobile sources, 
        S9778-S9784, S9786-S9794, S9798, S9799, S9804, S9809 [24SE]
      ------proposal to regulate biofuel carbon emissions, S10882-
        S10884 [29OC]
      ------release of endangerment findings on greenhouse gases and 
        proposed regulation under the Clean Air Act, S4418 [20AP], 
        S4557 [22AP], S5000-S5002 [1MY], S5478-S5480 [14MY], S5913-
        S5916 [2JN], S12799 [9DE], S13119 [12DE], S13154-S13158 
        [14DE], S13424 [18DE]
      ------require satisfaction of certain conditions before issuing 
        to producers of mid-level ethanol blends a waiver from certain 
        Clean Air Act requirements (S. 1666), S9328 [14SE]
      ------waive lifecycle greenhouse gas emission reduction 
        requirements for renewable fuel production (S. 943), S6797 
        [18JN]
      Illinois: observance of Carbon Day, S9365 [15SE]
      Indonesia: use of peatland areas relative to effect on global 
        warming, S2822 [5MR]
      National Asbestos Awareness Week: designate (S. Res. 57), S2852 
        [5MR]
      NOAA: develop a research program that assists understanding of 
        past, assesses present, and predicts future human-induced and 
        natural processes of abrupt climate change (S. 1667), S9329 
        [14SE]
      ------establish a black carbon and other aerosols research 
        program (S. 1538), S8276 [29JY]
      ------establish a comprehensive greenhouse gas observation and 
        analysis system (S. 1539), S8277 [29JY]
      Power resources: create clean energy jobs, achieve energy 
        independence, reduce global warming pollution, and transition 
        to a clean energy economy, S9076 [7AU]
      ------create clean energy jobs, achieve energy independence, 
        reduce global warming pollution, and transition to a clean 
        energy economy (H.R. 2454), S6429 [10JN], S6486 [11JN], S7041-
        S7046 [25JN], S7150 [6JY], S7153, S7169 [7JY], S7287, S7298 
        [9JY], S7348-S7352 [10JY], S7405-S7407 [13JY], S7446, S7449 
        [14JY], S7539 [15JY], S7600-S7603, S7613 [16JY], S7667, S7678, 
        S7681 [20JY], S8084 [24JY], S8117 [27JY], S8629 [31JY], S8656 
        [3AU], S9117, S9118 [8SE], S9357-S9360 [15SE], S9496 [17SE], 
        S9648 [22SE], S10142 [6OC]
      ------create clean energy jobs, achieve energy independence, 
        reduce global warming pollution, and transition to a clean 
        energy economy (S. 1733), S10458 [15OC], S10720 [26OC], 
        S10763-S10765 [27OC], S10880, S10885-S10887 [29OC], S10955 
        [30OC], S11096 [4NO], S11202 [5NO], S11319 [10NO], S11402 
        [17NO], S11459-S11465 [18NO], S12799 [9DE]
      ------ensure that efforts to invest in clean energy and preserve 
        the environment do not increase costs of producing energy from 
        domestic sources or increase cost of using energy, S4154 [1AP]
      ------establish a program to regulate the entry of fossil carbon 
        into commerce, promote clean energy jobs and economic growth, 
        and avoid dangerous climate interference (S. 2877), S13036-
        S13038 [11DE]
      ------impact of economy-wide global warming pollution emission 
        cap and trade program, S3104 [16MR], S3324 [18MR], S3516-S3518 
        [19MR], S3584 [23MR], S3743 [25MR], S3820 [26MR], S3942, 
        S3964, S3975 [30MR], S4108 [31MR], S4710 [24AP], S4834, S4854, 
        S4856 [29AP], S5000-S5002 [1MY], S5103, S5104 [5MY], S5464-
        S5466 [14MY], S6138-S6140 [4JN], S6429 [10JN], S6486 [11JN], 
        S7041-S7046 [25JN], S7169 [7JY], S7287, S7298 [9JY], S7405-
        S7407 [13JY], S7449 [14JY], S7539 [15JY], S7601-S7603, S7613 
        [16JY], S7667, S7679 [20JY], S8117 [27JY], S8629 [31JY], 
        S9117, S9118 [8SE], S9496 [17SE], S9648 [22SE], S10142 [6OC], 
        S10720 [26OC], S10763-S10765 [27OC], S10880, S10885-S10887 
        [29OC], S10955 [30OC], S11319 [10NO], S11459-S11465 [18NO]
      ------improve controls on pollutants from coal powerplants, 
        prohibit mountaintop removal during coal mining, prohibit 
        ridgetop wind turbines, and improve national clean air 
        standards, S4479 [21AP]
      ------national energy policy, S9864-S9866 [25SE]
      ------promote clean energy technology development, enhanced 
        energy efficiency, improved energy security, and energy 
        innovation and workforce development (S. 1462), S7600-S7603, 
        S7613-S7618 [16JY], S9336-S9338 [15SE], S10399-S10401 [14OC], 
        S11085 [4NO], S13359 [17DE]
      ------reduce greenhouse gas emissions from uncapped domestic 
        sources through partnerships between manufacturing and 
        agricultural industries to invest in projects to capture and 
        store carbon (S. 2729), S11202 [5NO]
      SBA: improve and extend certain disaster assistance and 
        hurricane relief programs and provide assistance to homeowners 
        affected by defective drywall imported from China (S. 2731), 
        S11207-S11210 [5NO]
      Taxation: accelerate locomotive fuel savings and provide 
        incentives for owners to replace high-polluting models with 
        newly-built or newly-remanufactured fuel-efficient and less-
        polluting models (S. 2081), S10927 [29OC]
      ------provide a point of order against consideration of 
        legislation that increases taxes for middle-income 
        individuals, including taxes derived from global warming 
        pollution emissions cap and trade program, S4115-S4117, S4146 
        [1AP]
      ------provide a tax credit for purchase of nonroad equipment 
        with alternative power sources (S. 929), S4897 [29AP]
      Transportation: require States and metropolitan planning 
        organizations to develop transportation greenhouse gas 
        reduction plans (S. 575), S3068, S3069 [12MR]
      U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change: negotiation of 
        greenhouse gas emissions agreement, S12799 [9DE]
      U.S. Geological Survey: Volcano Hazards Program funding, S3953 
        [30MR]
      Volcanoes: assess impact of Mount Redoubt eruption and improve 
        volcano monitoring system, S3952-S3954 [30MR]
  Reports
      Sulfur Dioxide Cap-and-Trade Program: Congressional Research 
        Service, H6059 [2JN]
  Reports filed
      American Clean Energy and Security Act: Committee on Energy and 
        Commerce (House) (H.R. 2454) (H. Rept. 111-137), H6305 [8JN]
      American Clean Energy Leadership Act: Committee on Energy and 
        Natural Resources (Senate) (S. 1462) (S. Rept. 111-48), S7639 
        [16JY]
      Consideration of H.R. 2454, American Clean Energy and Security 
        Act: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 587) (H. Rept. 111-
        185), H7444 [25JN]
      EPA Study on Black Carbon Emissions: Committee on Environment 
        and Public Works (Senate) (S. 849) (S. Rept. 111-58), S7868 
        [22JY]
      Request the President Furnish the House of Representatives With 
        EPA Documents on Endangerment Findings on Greenhouse Gases: 
        Committee on Energy and Commerce (House) (H. Res. 449) (H. 
        Rept. 111-146), H6742 [12JN]
  Statements
      Effects of Climate Change on Public Health and Welfare Relative 
        to the Clean Air Act: EPA, S4641 [23AP]
  Summaries
      Comments on Draft Technical Support Document for Endangerment 
        Analysis for Greenhouse Gas Emissions Under the Clean Air Act: 
        Alan Carlin, EPA, E2977-E2979 [11DE]
  Testimonies
      Global Warming: Senator Gregg, S4027 [31MR]
      Impact of Economy-Wide Global Warming Pollution Emission Cap and 
        Trade Program on Agriculture and Jobs in the Western States: 
        James H. Magagna, S8629-S8631 [31JY]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 370, National Healthy Schools Day, H5433 [12MY]
      H. Res. 587, consideration of H.R. 2454, American Clean Energy 
        and Security Act, H7451 [26JN]
      H.R. 2998, American Clean Energy and Security Act, H7471-H7619 
        [26JN]
      S. 536, modify definition of the term ``renewable biomass'' 
        under the Clean Air Act, S2834 [5MR]
      S. 866, No Child Left Inside Act, S4581-S4584 [22AP]
      S. 929, provide a tax credit for purchase of nonroad equipment 
        with alternative power sources, S4897 [29AP]
      S. 1013, Dept. of Energy program to demonstrate the commercial 
        application of integrated systems for long-term geological 
        storage of carbon dioxide, S5374 [12MY]
      S. 1095, America's Low-Carbon Fuel Standard Act, S5711 [20MY]
      S. 1098, EnergySmart Transport Corridors Act, S5714 [20MY]
      S. 1134, Responsible Use of Coal Act, S5841 [21MY]
      S. 1396, AID pilot program to promote production and use of 
        fuel-efficient stoves engineered to produce less black carbon 
        than traditional stoves, S7143 [6JY]
      S. 1399, Carbon Market Oversight Act, S7144-S7149 [6JY]
      S. 1502, Carbon Storage Stewardship Trust Fund Act, S7889 [22JY]
      S. 1538, Black Carbon and Other Aerosols Research Act, S8276 
        [29JY]
      S. 1539, Greenhouse Gas Observation and Analysis System Act, 
        S8277 [29JY]
      S. 1576, Forest Carbon Incentives Program Act, S8772 [4AU]
      S. 1666, require EPA satisfaction of certain conditions before 
        issuing to producers of mid-level ethanol blends a waiver from 
        certain Clean Air Act requirements, S9329 [14SE]
      S. 1667, Abrupt Climate Change Research Act, S9330 [14SE]
      S. 1933, Natural Resources Climate Adaptation Act, S10781-S10785 
        [27OC]
      S. 2731, SBA Disaster Recovery and Reform Act, S11210-S11212 
        [5NO]
      S. Res. 57, National Asbestos Awareness Week, S2573 [26FE], 
        S2852 [5MR]
      S. Res. 114, National Healthy Schools Day, S4763 [27AP]




AIRBORNE AND SPECIAL OPERATIONS MUSEUM FOUNDATION

  Bills and resolutions
      Army: lease portions of the Airborne and Special Operations 
        Museum facility to the Airborne and Special Operations Museum 
        Foundation to support operation of the museum (see H.R. 4034), 
        H12456 [5NO]




AIRBUS S.A.S.

  Remarks in House
      Air Force: assessment of contracting system used to award the 
        KC-X military air refueling tanker contract, H14844, H14845 
        [14DE]
      ------urge Dept. of Defense to factor in subsidies to Airbus 
        S.A.S. when considering cost estimates for military air 
        refueling tankers proposals, H11106-H11108 [7OC], H13270, 
        H13271, H13272 [19NO]
  Remarks in Senate
      Air Force: assessment of contracting system used to award the 
        KC-X military air refueling tanker contract, S10136 [6OC], 
        S10279 [8OC], S10547, S10548 [20OC], S13178-S13181 [14DE]
      ------urge Dept. of Defense to factor in subsidies to Airbus 
        S.A.S. when considering cost estimates for military air 
        refueling tankers proposals, S9357 [15SE], S9412 [16SE]
      Europe: urge governments to suspend subsidies to Airbus S.A.S., 
        S6683 [17JN]




AIRCRAFT  see Common Carriers




AIRCRAFT OWNERS AND PILOTS ASSOCIATION (AOPA)

  Bills and resolutions
      Anniversary (see H. Res. 472), H6013 [21MY]
  Remarks in House
      Anniversary (H. Res. 472), H6360-H6362 [9JN], E1369 [10JN]
  Reports filed
      Anniversary: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure 
        (House) (H. Res. 472) (H. Rept. 111-141), H6305 [8JN]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 472, anniversary, H6361 [9JN]




AIREY, PAUL W.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1024 [30AP]
  Remarks in Senate
      Tribute, S3608 [23MR]




AIRLINE FLIGHT CREW TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS ACT

  Amendments
      Enact (S. 1422), S11352, S11353 [10NO]
  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see S. 1422), S7317 [9JY] (see H.R. 912), H1079 [9FE]
  Colloquies
      Provisions: Senators Murray and Enzi, S7320 [9JY]
  Remarks in House
      Enact (H.R. 912), H1053-H1055 [9FE]
      Enact (S. 1422), H13398, H13399 [2DE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Enact (S. 1422), S11353 [10NO]
  Texts of
      H.R. 912, provisions, H1053 [9FE]
      S. 1422, provisions, S7320 [9JY], S11353 [10NO], H13398 [2DE]




AIRLINE PASSENGER BILL OF RIGHTS ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 624), H442 [21JA]




AIRLINE SAFETY AND PILOT TRAINING IMPROVEMENT ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 3371), H9054 [29JY]
  Remarks in House
      Enact (H.R. 3371), H11328-H11338 [14OC], E2539 [15OC]
  Reports filed
      Provisions: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure 
        (House) (H.R. 3371) (H. Rept. 111-284), H10518 [6OC]
  Texts of
      H.R. 3371, provisions, H11328-H11333 [14OC]




AIRLINES AND AIRPORTS  see Aviation




AIRPORTS COUNCIL INTERNATIONAL (organization)

  Remarks in House
      Minneapolis, MN: Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport 
        recognition by Airports Council International (organization) 
        as Best Airport in North America and Third Best Airport in the 
        World in its size category, E1173 [14MY]




AKAKA, DANIEL K. (a Senator from Hawaii)

  Amendments
      Agriculture, rural development, FDA, and related agencies 
        programs: making appropriations (H.R. 2997), S8632 [31JY]
      Budget: setting forth the Federal budget for 2009-2014 (S. Con. 
        Res. 13), S4313 [2AP]
      Credit: provide for enhanced disclosure under an open end credit 
        plan (H.R. 627), S5448 [13MY]
      Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military 
        activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military 
        construction (S. 1390), S7484, S7491, S7495 [14JY], S7871 
        [22JY]
      Dept. of the Interior, environment, and related agencies: making 
        appropriations (H.R. 2996), S9685 [22SE], S9755 [23SE], S9772 
        [24SE]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: enhance life insurance, compensation 
        and pension, and burial and memorial benefits for disabled 
        veterans (S. 728), S10227, S10251 [7OC]
      Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations for military construction and veterans' 
        services (H.R. 3082), S11256, S11257 [6NO], S11320 [10NO], 
        S11378 [16NO]
      Energy and water development: making appropriations (H.R. 3183), 
        S8285 [29JY]
      FDA: provide with certain authority to regulate tobacco products 
        (H.R. 1256), S6128 [3JN], S6279, S6282, S6285, S6290, S6295, 
        S6305 [8JN]
      Federal Executive Boards: provide for establishment, 
        administration, and funding (S. 806), S11231, S11234 [5NO]
      Health: national policy to provide health care and reform 
        insurance procedures (H.R. 3590), S12520 [5DE], S12619, S12640 
        [7DE], S12728 [8DE], S12806, S12820, S12830 [9DE], S13033 
        [11DE], S13265 [15DE], S13320 [16DE]
      Taxation: modify the first-time homebuyers credit for Armed 
        Forces members and certain other Federal employees (H.R. 
        3590), S12520 [5DE], S12619, S12640 [7DE], S12728 [8DE], 
        S12806, S12820, S12830 [9DE], S13033 [11DE], S13265 [15DE], 
        S13320 [16DE]
      Travel and tourism: establish a nonprofit corporation to 
        communicate U.S. entry policies and otherwise promote leisure, 
        business, and scholarly travel to the U.S. (S. 1023), S8607 
        [30JY]
      Unemployment: provide additional emergency unemployment 
        compensation (H.R. 3548), S10324 [8OC]
  Analyses
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs Major Medical Facility Projects and 
        Leases Authorization (S. 1310), S6848 [19JN]
  Appointments
      Conferee: H.R. 2647, Dept. of Defense appropriations for 
        military activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and 
        military construction, S8024 [23JY]
      ------S. 454, Weapon Systems Acquisition Reform Act, S5495 
        [14MY]
  Articles and editorials
      Fixing the Bankruptcy System, Washington (DC) Post, S5484 [14MY]
  Bills and resolutions cosponsored
      Afterschool Alliance (organization): support goals and ideals of 
        Lights on Afterschool! event (see S. Res. 318), S10635 [21OC]
      Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act: provide for the settlement 
        of certain claims (see S. 881), S4669 [23AP]
      Animals: prohibit certain conduct relative to the use of horses 
        for human consumption (see S. 727), S9931 [29SE]
      Armed Forces: express condolences for soldiers killed and 
        wounded at Fort Hood, TX (see S. Res. 344), S11253 [6NO]
      ------mint coins in commemoration of the establishment of the 
        Medal of Honor (see S. 883), S6805 [18JN]
      ------treat service as a member of the Alaska Territorial Guard 
        during World War II as active service for purposes of retired 
        pay (see S. 342), S1058 [29JA]
      Baker, Richard A.: designate as Historian Emeritus of the Senate 
        (see S. Res. 230), S8272 [29JY]
      Bellmon, Henry: tribute (see S. Res. 293), S9930 [29SE]
      Byrd, Senator: tribute (see S. Res. 354), S11492 [18NO]
      Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center, North 
        Chicago, IL: provide for joint use, transfer of property and 
        personnel, and joint funding authority between the Depts. of 
        Defense and Veterans Affairs (see S. 1322), S6938 [23JN]
      Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: establish a grant 
        program to provide vision care to children (see S. 259), S598 
        [15JA]
      Civil rights: improve remedies for discrimination in the payment 
        of wages based on sex (see S. 182), S212 [8JA]
      ------prohibit discrimination in the payment of wages based on 
        sex, race, or national origin (see S. 904), S4806 [28AP]
      Clothing industry: improve accuracy of fur products labeling 
        (see S. 1076), S11594 [19NO]
      Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Latin 
        Americans of Japanese Descent: establish (see S. 69), S41 
        [6JA]
      Corp. for National and Community Service: develop capacity and 
        infrastructure for mentoring programs (see S. 545), S2909 
        [9MR]
      Courts: appoint additional Federal circuit and district judges 
        (see S. 1653), S9132 [8SE]
      ------create and extend certain temporary district court 
        judgeships (see S. 193), S256 [9JA]
      Credit: ban abusive credit practices, enhance consumer 
        disclosures and protect underage consumers (see S. 414), S2144 
        [11FE]
      Crime: provide Federal assistance to States, local 
        jurisdictions, and Indian tribes to prosecute hate crimes (see 
        S. 909), S4806 [28AP]
      de Veuster, Damien: canonization (see S. Res. 304), S10162 [6OC]
      Dept. of Commerce: adapt lessons of foreign aid to 
        underdeveloped economies to provision of Federal economic 
        development assistance to remote Native American communities 
        (see S. 980), S5128 [5MY]
      Dept. of Defense: modify share of expenses under the National 
        Guard Youth Challenge Program (see S. 645), S5014 [1MY]
      Dept. of Education: award grants to establish pediatric early 
        literacy programs for health care providers and facilities 
        (see S. 1345), S6993 [24JN]
      ------provide grants to States to ensure that students complete 
        the middle grades prepared for success in high school and 
        postsecondary endeavors (see S. 1362), S7781 [21JY]
      Dept. of HHS: enter into agreements with States to resolve 
        outstanding Medicare reimbursement claims relative to Special 
        Disability Workload project (see S. 1111), S6651 [16JN]
      ------establish permanent national surveillance systems for 
        multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, and other 
        neurological diseases and disorders (see S. 1273), S8996 [6AU]
      ------establish the Nurse-Managed Health Clinic Investment 
        Program (see S. 1104), S5700 [20MY]
      ------provide for health data regarding Native Hawaiians and 
        other Pacific Islanders (see S. 1732), S9982 [30SE]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: establish a Deputy Sec. for 
        Management (see S. 872), S5907 [1JN]
      ------provide safeguards against faulty asylum procedures and 
        improve conditions of detention for detainees (see S. 1594), 
        S8992 [6AU]
      Dept. of HUD: reauthorize programs for housing assistance for 
        Native Hawaiians (see S. 72), S41 [6JA]
      Dept. of Justice: make annual grant to the A Child Is Missing 
        Alert and Recovery Center to assist law enforcement agencies 
        in the rapid recovery of missing children (see S. 1301), S8197 
        [28JY]
      Dept. of the Interior: reaffirm authority to take land into 
        trust for Indian tribes (see S. 1703), S9840 [24SE]
      ------study suitability and feasibility of designating the 
        Honouliuli Internment Camp in Hawaii as a unit of the National 
        Park System (see S. 871), S4669 [23AP]
      Discrimination: clarify that a discriminatory compensation 
        decision or other practice that is unlawful occurs each time 
        compensation is paid pursuant to the compensation decision or 
        other practice (see S. 181), S211 [8JA]
      Diseases: increase awareness of risks of breast cancer in young 
        women and provide support for young women diagnosed with 
        breast cancer (see S. 994), S8865 [5AU]
      ------modernize cancer research, increase access to preventative 
        cancer services, and provide cancer treatment and survivorship 
        initiatives (see S. 717), S8272 [29JY]
      Education: improve and expand geographic literacy among students 
        by improving professional development programs for teachers 
        offered through institutions of higher education (see S. 749), 
        S4062 [31MR]
      ------increase access to early childhood education and after 
        school programs, advance elementary and secondary education 
        reform, strengthen math and science instruction, and make 
        higher education more affordable (see S. 7), S40 [6JA]
      Elementary and Secondary Education Act: improve academic content 
        standards for physical education (see S. 634), S4515 [21AP]
      Employment: allow Americans to earn paid sick time to address 
        their own health needs and the health needs of their families 
        (see S. 1152), S5820 [21MY]
      ------prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation 
        or gender identity (see S. 1584), S8864 [5AU]
      Endangered Species Day: designate (see S. Res. 121), S4964 
        [30AP]
      Family and Medical Leave Act: clarify eligibility requirements 
        relative to airline flight crews (see S. 1422), S8558 [30JY]
      FDA: provide with certain authority to regulate tobacco products 
        (see S. 982), S5128 [5MY]
      FDIC: increase borrowing authority (see S. 541), S2828 [5MR]
      Federal employees: modify computation for part-time service 
        under the Civil Service Retirement System (see S. 469), S3114 
        [16MR]
      ------provide benefits to domestic partners (see S. 1102), S5822 
        [21MY]
      ------provide for transportation of the dependents, remains, and 
        effects of certain Federal employees who die while or as a 
        result of performing official duties (see S. 2884), S13251 
        [15DE]
      Federal Executive Boards: provide for establishment, 
        administration, and funding (see S. 806), S4310 [2AP]
      Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act: preserve effectiveness of 
        medically important antibiotics used in treatment of human and 
        animal diseases (see S. 619), S11883 [20NO]
      Filipino American History Month: observance (see S. Res. 298), 
        S10061 [1OC]
      Forest Service: protect certain roadless areas (see S. 1738), 
        S10060 [1OC]
      Girl Scouts: mint coins in commemoration of centennial of 
        establishment (see S. 451), S9733 [23SE]
      Global Family Day and One Day of Peace and Sharing: observance 
        (see S. Res. 387), S14138 [24DE]
      Global Youth Service Days: designate (see S. Res. 105), S4445 
        [20AP]
      Government: ensure efficient performance of agency functions 
        (see S. 924), S5944 [2JN]
      GSA: convey a parcel of real property in the District of 
        Columbia to house a National Women's History Museum (see S. 
        2129), S13320 [16DE]
      ------extend authority for relocation expenses test programs for 
        Federal employees (see S. 1825), S10778 [27OC]
      Hansen, Clifford P.: tribute (see S. Res. 315), S10635 [21OC]
      Hawaii: anniversary of statehood (see S. Res. 225), S8196 [28JY]
      Hawai`i Capital National Heritage Area: establish (see S. 359), 
        S1542 [4FE]
      Hawkins, Paula: tribute (see S. Res. 370), S12413 [4DE]
      Health: ensure health care reform includes an option to 
        establish a federally-backed insurance pool to create options 
        for consumers (see S. Res. 156), S5820 [21MY]
      ------expand access to preventive health care services that help 
        reduce unintended pregnancy, reduce the number of abortions, 
        and improve access to women's health care (see S. 21), S40 
        [6JA]
      ------improve emergency medical services for children (see S. 
        408), S2080 [10FE]
      ------understand and comprehensively address oral health 
        problems associated with methamphetamine use (see S. 450), 
        S2366 [23FE]
      History: mint coins in commemoration of the bicentennial of the 
        writing of the ``Star-Spangled Banner'' and the War of 1812 
        (see S. 653), S6888 [22JN]
      Homeless Assistance Act: reauthorize (see S. 808), S4310 [2AP]
      Honolulu, HI: recognize reopening of Hawaiian Hall on the 
        anniversary of Bishop Museum (see S. Res. 195), S8198 [28JY]
      Immigration: adjust status for immediate family of Armed Forces 
        members who served honorably in Afghanistan and Iraq conflicts 
        (see S. 2757), S12009 [30NO]
      ------allow U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents to 
        sponsor their permanent partners for U.S. residence (see S. 
        424), S2229 [12FE]
      Indian Health Care Improvement Act: reauthorize and extend (see 
        S. 1790), S10487 [15OC]
      Jews: condemn all forms of anti-Semitism and reaffirm support 
        for the mandate of the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat 
        Anti-Semitism (see S. Con. Res. 11), S6582 [15JN]
      Kennedy, Edward M.: tribute (see S. Res. 255), S9132 [8SE]
      Labor unions: establish efficient system to enable employees to 
        form, join, or assist labor organizations and provide for 
        mandatory injunctions for unfair labor practices during 
        organizing efforts (see S. 560), S2964 [10MR]
      Medicaid: permit States the option to provide coverage for low-
        income individuals infected with HIV (see S. 833), S4445 
        [20AP]
      ------permit States to require certain individuals to present 
        satisfactory documentary evidence of proof of citizenship or 
        nationality for eligibility (see S. 228), S337 [13JA]
      ------provide adjusted Federal medical assistance percentage 
        rates during a transitional assistance period (see S. 2833), 
        S12322 [3DE]
      ------provide complete reimbursement for medical assistance 
        provided to Native Hawaiians by federally qualified health 
        centers or Native Hawaiian health care systems (see S. 52), 
        S5232 [6MY]
      Medicare: deliver a meaningful drug benefit and lower 
        prescription drug prices (see S. 330), S894 [27JA]
      ------phase-out waiting period for coverage of disabled 
        individuals and waive waiting period for people with life-
        threatening illnesses (see S. 700), S7193 [7JY]
      ------repeal outpatient rehabilitation therapy caps (see S. 46), 
        S40 [6JA]
      Medicare/Medicaid: protect and improve prescription drug 
        benefits provided to dual eligible individuals (see S. 1634), 
        S8993 [6AU]
      Mental health: increase number of well-trained mental health 
        service professionals providing clinical mental health care to 
        children and adolescents (see S. 999), S7194 [7JY]
      Military Officers Association of America: grant Federal charter 
        (see S. 832), S4445 [20AP]
      NASA: award Congressional Gold Medal to Neil A. Armstrong, Edwin 
        E. (Buzz) Aldrin, Michael Collins, and John Glenn (see S. 
        951), S7557 [15JY]
      National and Community Service Act: expand and improve 
        opportunities for service (see S. 277), S3785 [25MR]
      National Archives and Records Administration: anniversary (see 
        S. Res. 197), S6845 [19JN]
      National Day on Writing: designate (see S. Res. 310), S10318 
        [8OC]
      National Principals Month: designate (see S. Res. 329), S10924 
        [29OC]
      National School Psychology Week: designate (see S. Res. 210), 
        S7558 [15JY]
      Native Americans: acknowledge history of official depredations 
        and ill-conceived policies by the U.S. regarding Indian Tribes 
        and offer apology to all Native Peoples on behalf of the U.S. 
        (see S.J. Res. 14), S9932 [29SE]
      Occupational Safety and Health Act: expand coverage, increase 
        protections for whistleblowers, and increase penalties for 
        violators (see S. 1580), S8864 [5AU]
      Pell, Claiborne: tribute (see S. Res. 8), S43 [6JA]
      Power resources: improve economy and security of the U.S. by 
        reducing dependence on foreign and unsustainable energy 
        sources and the risks of global warming (see S. 5), S39 [6JA]
      Russell Senate Office Building: designate the Kennedy Caucus 
        Room (see S. Res. 264), S9326 [14SE]
      Secret Service: allow employees to transition to coverage under 
        the District of Columbia Police and Fire Fighter Retirement 
        and Disability System (see S. 1862), S10925 [29OC]
      Senate: require candidates to file designations, statements, and 
        reports in electronic form (see S. 482), S2474 [25FE]
      Senator Paul Simon Study Abroad Foundation: establish (see S. 
        473), S2473 [25FE]
      Sisters of the Sacred Hearts: recognize anniversary of arrival 
        in Hawaii and commend the education of youth in Hawaii, 
        California, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and New Mexico (see S. 
        Res. 126), S5065 [4MY]
      Social Security: repeal Government pension offset and windfall 
        elimination provisions (see S. 484), S3074 [12MR]
      Sustainable development: establish Office of Sustainable Housing 
        and Communities, Interagency Council on Sustainable 
        Communities, and comprehensive planning and sustainability 
        challenge grant programs (see S. 1619), S8993 [6AU]
      Sweeney, John: tribute (see S. Res. 266), S9371 [15SE]
      Taxation: allow Federal civilian and military retirees to pay 
        health insurance premiums on a pretax basis and allow a 
        deduction for TRICARE supplemental premiums (see S. 491), 
        S2558 [26FE]
      ------extend exclusion from gross income for employer-provided 
        health coverage to certain employee designated beneficiaries 
        (see S. 1153), S5820 [21MY]
      ------restore deduction for travel expenses of a taxpayer's 
        spouse who accompanies the taxpayer on business travel (see S. 
        261), S2965 [10MR]
      Telephones: facilitate nationwide availability of 2-1-1 
        telephone service for information and referral on health and 
        human services (see S. 211), S308 [12JA]
      Tiller, George: express condolences to family and reject the use 
        of violence to prevent access to reproductive health care or 
        as a response to a difference in beliefs (see S. Res. 187), 
        S6720 [17JN]
      Travel and tourism: establish a nonprofit corporation to 
        communicate U.S. entry policies and otherwise promote leisure, 
        business, and scholarly travel to the U.S. (see S. 1023), 
        S6257 [8JN]
      U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum: express condolences to family of 
        Stephen T. Johns, commend staff for response to shooting, and 
        condemn acts of anti-Semitism, bigotry, and hatred (see S. 
        Res. 184), S6543 [11JN]
      Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools 
        Required To Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism (USA PATRIOT) 
        Act: place reasonable safeguards on the use of surveillance 
        and other authorities (see S. 1686), S9554 [17SE]
      Veterans Day: encourage greater recognition (see S. Res. 349), 
        S11344 [10NO]
      Women: improve prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart 
        disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases in women 
        (see S. 422), S2229 [12FE]
      Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP): award a Congressional Gold 
        Medal (see S. 614), S5555 [18MY]
      World War II: award Congressional Gold Medal to the 100th 
        Infantry Battalion and the 442d Regimental Combat Team, U.S. 
        Army (see S. 1055), S5501 [14MY]
      Yunus, Muhammad: award Congressional Gold Medal (see S. 846), 
        S5066 [4MY]
  Bills and resolutions introduced
      Animals: ensure that all dogs and cats used by research 
        facilities are obtained legally (see S. 1834), S10635 [21OC]
      Civil liberties: protect the security, confidentiality, and 
        integrity of personally identifiable information collected by 
        States when issuing driver's licenses and identification 
        documents (see S. 1261), S6580 [15JN]
      Committee on Veterans' Affairs (Senate): authorizing 
        expenditures (see S. Res. 33), S2144 [11FE]
      Courts: modify rate of accrual of annual leave for 
        administrative law judges, contract appeals board members, and 
        immigration judges (see S. 1228), S6452 [10JN]
      Dept. of the Treasury: authorize a grant program to provide for 
        expanded access to mainstream financial institutions (see S. 
        786), S4310 [2AP]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: authorize major medical facility 
        leases (see S. 1717), S9869 [25SE]
      ------authorize major medical facility projects and leases (see 
        S. 1310), S6845 [19JN]
      ------enhance capacity to recruit and retain nurses and other 
        critical health care professionals (see S. 252), S598 [15JA]
      ------enhance life insurance, compensation and pension, and 
        burial and memorial benefits for disabled veterans (see S. 
        728), S3897 [26MR]
      ------enhance vocational rehabilitation benefits for veterans 
        (see S. 514), S2691 [3MR]
      ------expand veteran eligibility for reimbursement for emergency 
        treatment furnished in a non-departmental facility (see S. 
        404), S2079 [10FE]
      ------improve capacity to recruit and retain physicians in 
        health professional shortage areas and improve provision of 
        health care to veterans in rural areas (see S. 734), S3985 
        [30MR]
      ------provide assistance to caregivers of veterans and improve 
        the provision of health care to veterans (see S. 1963), S10850 
        [28OC]
      ------provide two-fiscal year budget authority for certain 
        medical care accounts (see S. 423), S2229 [12FE]
      ------waive charges for humanitarian care provided to family 
        members accompanying severely injured veterans receiving 
        medical care and provide assistance to family caregivers (see 
        S. 801), S4310 [2AP]
      Federal employees: clarify disclosures of information protected 
        from prohibited personnel practices and require a statement of 
        nondisclosure policies (see S. 372), S1432 [3FE]
      ------enhance the Federal Telework Program (see S. 707), S3785 
        [25MR]
      ------establish and fund certain training programs for 
        supervisors of Federal employees (see S. 674), S3657 [24MR]
      ------provide retirement equity for Federal employees in 
        nonforeign areas outside the 48 contiguous States and the 
        District of Columbia (see S. 507), S2623 [2MR]
      FEMA: establish a program to provide grant assistance to States 
        for the rehabilitation and repair of deficient dams (see S. 
        732), S3897 [26MR]
      Financial Literacy Month: designate (see S. Res. 94), S4063 
        [31MR]
      GAO: reaffirm and clarify authority to audit and evaluate the 
        programs, activities, and financial transactions of the 
        intelligence community (see S. 385), S1677 [5FE]
      Government: improve the Federal hiring process (see S. 736), 
        S3986 [30MR]
      Hawaii: express the policy of the U.S. toward Native Hawaiians 
        and provide a process for the reorganization and recognition 
        of the Native Hawaiian government (see S. 381), S1542 [4FE] 
        (see S. 708), S3785 [25MR] (see S. 1011), S5282 [7MY]
      Immigration: exempt children of certain Filipino World War II 
        veterans from numerical limitations on immigrant visas (see S. 
        1337), S6993 [24JN]
      National Foreign Language Coordination Council: establish (see 
        S. 1010), S5282 [7MY]
      Nuclear Non-Proliferation Act: implement developing countries 
        assistance provisions and promote economical and 
        environmentally sustainable means of meeting the energy 
        demands of developing countries (see S. 1675), S9436 [16SE]
      Nuclear weapons: enhance ability of Congress to oversee 
        previously identified matters pertaining to nuclear 
        nonproliferation (see S. 1931), S10776 [27OC]
      Public documents: enhance citizen access to Government 
        information and services by establishing that Government 
        documents issued to the public must be written clearly (see S. 
        574), S3025 [11MR]
      Public Service Recognition Week: observance (see S. Res. 87), 
        S3898 [26MR]
      SEC: require disclosure of financial relationships between 
        brokers and dealers and mutual fund companies, and of certain 
        commissions paid by mutual fund companies (see S. 1964), 
        S10850 [28OC]
      Security Clearance and Suitability Performance Accountability 
        Council: establish (see S. 2834), S12322 [3DE]
      Senior Executive Service: provide for greater diversity and 
        improve policy direction and oversight (see S. 1180), S6185 
        [4JN]
      Taxation: provide additional protections for recipients of the 
        earned income tax credit (see S. 585), S3073 [12MR]
      Tung, Vichai Sae: relief (see S. 145), S43 [6JA]
      Veterans: clarify additional requirements for consideration to 
        be afforded time, place, and circumstances of service in 
        determinations regarding service-connected disabilities (see 
        S. 919), S4807 [28AP]
      ------increase rates of disability compensation for veterans 
        with service-connected disabilities and dependency and 
        indemnity compensation for survivors of certain disabled 
        veterans (see S. 407), S2080 [10FE]
  Cloture motions
      Community service: reauthorize and reform national service laws 
        (H.R. 1388), S3772 [25MR]
      ------reauthorize and reform national service laws (H.R. 1388), 
        motion to proceed, S3577 [19MR], S3600 [23MR]
      Dept. of Defense: making appropriations (H.R. 3326), S9975 
        [30SE]
      Depts. of the Interior and Agriculture: designate certain 
        wilderness areas, wild and scenic rivers, trails, and national 
        heritage areas, and authorize certain programs and activities 
        (S. 22), S299 [12JA], S356 [14JA]
      Depts. of Transportation and HUD and related agencies: making 
        appropriations (H.R. 3288), conference report, S12898 [10DE], 
        S13073 [12DE]
      Energy and water development: making appropriations (H.R. 3183), 
        S8213 [28JY]
      Health: national policy to provide health care and reform 
        insurance procedures (H.R. 3590), motion to proceed, S11967 
        [21NO], S13376 [17DE]
      Ogden, David W.: nomination to be Deputy Attorney General, S2903 
        [9MR]
      Sessions, William K., III: nomination to be U.S. Sentencing 
        Commission Chairman, S10568 [20OC]
      Sunstein, Cass R.: nomination to be OMB Office of Information 
        and Regulatory Affairs Administrator, S9096 [7AU], S9172 [9SE]
      Taxation: modify the first-time homebuyers credit for Armed 
        Forces members and certain other Federal employees (H.R. 
        3590), motion to proceed, S11578 [19NO], S11967 [21NO], S13376 
        [17DE]
  Explanations
      Veterans Health Care Budget Reform and Transparency Act: by, 
        Committee on Veterans' Affairs (Senate), S10377 [13OC]
  Letters
      Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act: Joseph A. 
        Violante, DAV, S11540 [19NO]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs major medical facility projects and 
        leases authorization: Eric K. Shinseki, Sec. of Veterans 
        Affairs, S6847 [19JN]
      Mutual Fund Transparency Act: several individuals, S10857 [28OC]
      Nomination of Sonia M. Sotomayor to be Supreme Court Justice: 
        Arturo Vargas, National Association of Latino Elected and 
        Appointed Officials, S8835 [5AU]
      ------James P. Cullen, Donald J. Guter, and John D. Hutson, 
        S8835 [5AU]
      ------Representative Honda, Congressional Asian Pacific American 
        Caucus, S8835 [5AU]
      ------William J. Clinton, S8835 [5AU]
      Pet Safety and Protection Act: Cathy Liss, Animal Welfare 
        Institute, S10643 [21OC]
      Public Service Recognition Week: John Berry, OPM, S5497 [14MY]
  Privilege of the floor
      Buck, Andrea, S11817 [19NO]
      Kitamura, Louise, S6228 [4JN]
  Remarks
      Agriculture, rural development, FDA, and related agencies 
        programs: making appropriations (H.R. 2997), conference 
        report, S10283 [8OC]
      Alaska: include certain non-Federal land in the Izembek National 
        Wildlife Refuge and the Alaska Peninsula National Wildlife 
        Refuge, S425 [15JA]
      American Battlefield Protection Act: establish battlefield 
        acquisition grant program to acquire and protect nationally 
        significant battlefields and associated sites of the 
        Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 (H.R. 146), S3982 [30MR]
      Animals: ensure that all dogs and cats used by research 
        facilities are obtained legally (S. 1834), S10643 [21OC]
      Appropriations: making omnibus appropriations (H.R. 1105), S2950 
        [10MR]
      ------making omnibus consolidated appropriations, S13183-S13185 
        [14DE]
      ------making supplemental appropriations for economic stimulus 
        (H.R. 1), S2042 [10FE]
      ------making supplemental appropriations for economic stimulus 
        (H.R. 1), conference report, S2305 [13FE]
      Archeology: provide for the protection of paleontological 
        resources on Federal lands, S425 [15JA]
      Budget: setting forth the Federal budget for 2009-2014 (S. Con. 
        Res. 13), S4289 [2AP]
      Byrd, Senator: tribute (S. Res. 354), S11481 [18NO]
      Civil liberties: protect the security, confidentiality, and 
        integrity of personally identifiable information collected by 
        States when issuing driver's licenses and identification 
        documents (S. 1261), S6586 [15JN]
      Community service: reauthorize and reform national service laws 
        (H.R. 1388), S3649 [24MR]
      Courts: modify rate of accrual of annual leave for 
        administrative law judges, contract appeals board members, and 
        immigration judges (S. 1228), S6458 [10JN]
      Credit: create toll-free number to provide information about 
        credit counseling, S5484 [14MY]
      ------provide for enhanced disclosure under an open end credit 
        plan (H.R. 627), S5483, S5484 [14MY]
      de Veuster, Damien: canonization (S. Res. 304), S10167 [6OC]
      Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military 
        activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military 
        construction (S. 1390), S7859 [22JY], S7974, S7997, S8019 
        [23JY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 3326), House amendment, S13474 
        [19DE], S13695 [21DE]
      ------tribute to U.S. Military HIV Research Program study and 
        testing of AIDS vaccine, S11341 [10NO]
      Dept. of the Interior, environment, and related agencies: making 
        appropriations (H.R. 2996), S9809 [24SE]
      Dept. of the Treasury: authorize a grant program to provide for 
        expanded access to mainstream financial institutions (S. 786), 
        S4316 [2AP]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: authorize major medical facility 
        leases (S. 1717), S9889 [25SE]
      ------authorize major medical facility projects and leases (S. 
        1310), S6847 [19JN]
      ------enhance capacity to recruit and retain nurses and other 
        critical health care professionals (S. 252), S599 [15JA], 
        S11544 [19NO]
      ------enhance life insurance, compensation and pension, and 
        burial and memorial benefits for disabled veterans (S. 728), 
        S3926 [26MR], S10250 [7OC]
      ------enhance vocational rehabilitation benefits for veterans 
        (S. 514), S2705 [3MR]
      ------expand veteran eligibility for reimbursement for emergency 
        treatment furnished in a non-departmental facility (H.R. 
        1377), S13468 [18DE]
      ------expand veteran eligibility for reimbursement for emergency 
        treatment furnished in a non-departmental facility (S. 404), 
        S2080 [10FE]
      ------improve capacity to recruit and retain physicians in 
        health professional shortage areas and improve provision of 
        health care to veterans in rural areas (S. 734), S3988 [30MR]
      ------provide assistance to caregivers of veterans and improve 
        the provision of health care to veterans (S. 1963), S10855 
        [28OC], S11243 [6NO], S11523, S11538, S11539, S11540, S11544, 
        S11552 [19NO]
      ------provide assistance to caregivers of veterans and improve 
        the provision of health care to veterans (S. 1963), unanimous-
        consent request, S11283 [9NO]
      ------provide assistance to caregivers of veterans and improve 
        the provision of health care to veterans through reductions in 
        U.N. contributions, S11538, S11539, S11540, S11552 [19NO]
      ------provide two-fiscal year budget authority for certain 
        medical care accounts (H.R. 1016), House amendment, S10376 
        [13OC]
      ------provide two-fiscal year budget authority for certain 
        medical care accounts (S. 423), S2232 [12FE], S9058 [6AU]
      ------waive charges for humanitarian care provided to family 
        members accompanying severely injured veterans receiving 
        medical care and provide assistance to family caregivers (S. 
        801), S4350 [2AP], S11544 [19NO]
      Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations for military construction and veterans' 
        services (H.R. 3082), S11410 [17NO]
      Depts. of the Interior and Agriculture: designate certain 
        wilderness areas, wild and scenic rivers, trails, and national 
        heritage areas, and authorize certain programs and activities, 
        S3982 [30MR]
      ------designate certain wilderness areas, wild and scenic 
        rivers, trails, and national heritage areas, and authorize 
        certain programs and activities (S. 22), S425 [15JA]
      Depts. of Transportation and HUD and related agencies: making 
        appropriations (H.R. 3288), conference report, S13183 [14DE]
      District of Columbia: restore right to keep and bear arms, S2461 
        [25FE]
      Energy and water development: making appropriations (H.R. 3183), 
        S8257 [29JY]
      FDA: provide with certain authority to regulate tobacco products 
        (H.R. 1256), S6143 [4JN], S6245 [8JN], S6500 [11JN]
      Federal employees: clarify disclosures of information protected 
        from prohibited personnel practices and require a statement of 
        nondisclosure policies (S. 372), S1434 [3FE]
      ------enhance the Federal Telework Program (S. 707), S3795, 
        S3797 [25MR]
      ------enhance Thrift Savings Plan through automatic enrollment, 
        opt-out options, agency matching contributions, creating a 
        mutual fund window, and Roth IRA investments, S6143 [4JN], 
        S6245 [8JN]
      ------establish and fund certain training programs for 
        supervisors of Federal employees (S. 674), S3660 [24MR]
      ------facilitate the part-time reemployment of annuitants, S7859 
        [22JY]
      ------make unused sick leave creditable under the Federal 
        Employees' Retirement System, S6143 [4JN], S6245 [8JN], S7859 
        [22JY]
      ------modify computation for part-time service under the Civil 
        Service Retirement System, S6245 [8JN]
      ------provide retirement equity for Federal employees in 
        nonforeign areas outside the 48 contiguous States and the 
        District of Columbia, S6143 [4JN], S6245 [8JN], S7859 [22JY], 
        S7974, S7997 [23JY]
      ------provide retirement equity for Federal employees in 
        nonforeign areas outside the 48 contiguous States and the 
        District of Columbia (S. 507), S2638 [2MR]
      Federal Executive Boards: provide for establishment, 
        administration, and funding (S. 806), S4356 [2AP], S11234 
        [5NO]
      Financial Literacy Month: designate (S. Res. 94), S4104 [31MR]
      GAO: reaffirm and clarify authority to audit and evaluate the 
        programs, activities, and financial transactions of the 
        intelligence community (S. 385), S1680 [5FE]
      Government: improve the Federal hiring process (S. 736), S3991 
        [30MR]
      Hawaii: anniversary of statehood (S. Res. 225), S8211 [28JY]
      ------establish a memorial to honor those forcibly relocated to 
        the Kalaupapa Peninsula, S425 [15JA]
      ------express the policy of the U.S. toward Native Hawaiians and 
        provide a process for the reorganization and recognition of 
        the Native Hawaiian government (S. 381), S1546 [4FE]
      ------express the policy of the U.S. toward Native Hawaiians and 
        provide a process for the reorganization and recognition of 
        the Native Hawaiian government (S. 708), S3797 [25MR]
      Health: national policy to provide health care and reform 
        insurance procedures (H.R. 3590), S14126 [24DE]
      Honolulu, HI: Kamehameha Schools recipient of Positive Coaching 
        Alliance Honoring the Game Award, S4168 [1AP]
      ------tribute to Iolani School for participation in Dept. of 
        Energy Real World Design Challenge, S3894 [26MR]
      House of Representatives: provide the District of Columbia a 
        voting seat and the State of Utah an additional seat (S. 160), 
        S2460, S2461 [25FE]
      Immigration: exempt children of certain Filipino World War II 
        veterans from numerical limitations on immigrant visas (S. 
        1337), S7006 [24JN]
      Na Hoa Pili O Kaloko-Honokohau Advisory Commission: reauthorize, 
        S425 [15JA]
      National Foreign Language Coordination Council: establish (S. 
        1010), S5293 [7MY]
      National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day: observance, S12614 [7DE]
      Native Americans: acknowledge history of official depredations 
        and ill-conceived policies by the U.S. regarding Indian Tribes 
        and offer apology to all Native Peoples on behalf of the U.S., 
        S13695 [21DE]
      Nuclear Non-Proliferation Act: implement developing countries 
        assistance provisions and promote economical and 
        environmentally sustainable means of meeting the energy 
        demands of developing countries (S. 1675), S9437 [16SE]
      Nuclear weapons: enhance ability of Congress to oversee 
        previously identified matters pertaining to nuclear 
        nonproliferation (S. 1931), S10778 [27OC]
      Parks and recreation areas: enhance education, instruction and 
        recreation opportunities in tropical botanical gardens, S425 
        [15JA]
      Philippines: express condolences to the citizens and support for 
        Philippine Government in aftermath of devastating tropical 
        storms, S9896 [29SE]
      Public documents: enhance citizen access to Government 
        information and services by establishing that Government 
        documents issued to the public must be written clearly (S. 
        574), S3032 [11MR]
      Public Service Recognition Week: observance (S. Res. 87), S3933 
        [26MR], S5496 [14MY]
      Science, Depts. of Justice and Commerce, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations (H.R. 2847), S11173 [5NO]
      SEC: require disclosure of financial relationships between 
        brokers and dealers and mutual fund companies, and of certain 
        commissions paid by mutual fund companies (S. 1964), S10855 
        [28OC]
      Secret Service: adjust certain pension benefits as a result of 
        the conversion to a new salary schedule, S6143 [4JN], S6245 
        [8JN], S7859 [22JY]
      Security Clearance and Suitability Performance Accountability 
        Council: establish (S. 2834), S12330 [3DE]
      Senior Executive Service: provide for greater diversity and 
        improve policy direction and oversight (S. 1180), S6188 [4JN]
      Social Security: extend and improve the State Children's Health 
        Insurance Program (H.R. 2), S1046 [29JA]
      Sotomayor, Sonia M.: nomination to be Supreme Court Justice, 
        S8834 [5AU]
      Sunstein, Cass R.: nomination to be OMB Office of Information 
        and Regulatory Affairs Administrator, S9232 [10SE]
      Tanigawa, Liane: NSF Presidential Award for Excellence in 
        Mathematics and Science Teaching recipient, S9835 
        [24SE]
      Taxation: provide additional protections for recipients of the 
        earned income tax credit (S. 585), S3078 [12MR]
      Travel and tourism: establish a nonprofit corporation to 
        communicate U.S. entry policies and otherwise promote leisure, 
        business, and scholarly travel to the U.S. (S. 1023), S9163 
        [9SE]
      Veterans: clarify additional requirements for consideration to 
        be afforded time, place, and circumstances of service in 
        determinations regarding service-connected disabilities (S. 
        919), S4817 [28AP]
      ------increase rates of disability compensation for veterans 
        with service-connected disabilities and dependency and 
        indemnity compensation for survivors of certain disabled 
        veterans (S. 407), S2083 [10FE]
      Yagi, Seanyelle: NSF Presidential Award for Excellence in 
        Mathematics and Science Teaching recipient, S9835 
        [24SE]
  Reports filed
      Enhance Capacity of Dept. of Veterans Affairs To Recruit and 
        Retain Nurses and Other Critical Health Care Professionals: 
        Committee on Veterans' Affairs (Senate) (S. 252) (S. Rept. 
        111-60), S8094 [24JY]
      Expenditures: Committee on Veterans' Affairs (Senate) (S. Res. 
        33), S2143 [11FE]
      Family Caregiver Program Act: Committee on Veterans Affairs 
        (Senate) (S. 801) (S. Rept. 111-80), S9868 [25SE]
      Legislative and Oversight Activities During the 110th Congress: 
        Committee on Veterans' (Senate) (S. Rept. 111-81), S9868 
        [25SE]
      Military Spouses Residency Relief Act: Committee on Veterans' 
        Affairs (Senate) (S. 475) (S. Rept. 111-46), S7555 [15JY]
      Nomination of John U. Sepulveda To Be Assistant Sec. of Veterans 
        Affairs for Human Resources: Committee on Veterans Affairs 
        (Senate), S5371 [12MY]
      Nomination of Jose D. Riojas To Be Assistant Sec. of Veterans 
        Affairs for Operations, Security, and Preparedness: Committee 
        on Veterans Affairs (Senate), S5371 [12MY]
      Nomination of L. Tammy Duckworth To Be Assistant Sec. of 
        Veterans Affairs for Public and Intergovernmental Affairs: 
        Committee on Veterans' Affairs (Senate), S4445 [20AP]
      Nomination of Raymond M. Jefferson To Be Assistant Sec. of Labor 
        for Veterans' Employment and Training: Committee on Veterans' 
        Affairs (Senate), S8680 [3AU]
      Nomination of Robert A. Petzel To Be Under Sec. of Veterans 
        Affairs for Health: Committee on Homeland Security and 
        Governmental Affairs (Senate), S13319 [16DE]
      Nomination of Roger W. Baker To Be Assistant Sec. of Veterans 
        Affairs for Information and Technology: Committee on Veterans 
        Affairs (Senate), S5371 [12MY]
      Nomination of W. Scott Gould To Be Deputy Sec. of Veterans 
        Affairs: Committee on Veterans' Affairs (Senate), S4309 [2AP]
      Nomination of William A. Gunn To Be Dept. of Veterans Affairs 
        General Counsel: Committee on Veterans Affairs (Senate), S5371 
        [12MY]
      Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act: Committee 
        on Veterans' Affairs (Senate) (S. 407) (S. Rept. 111-24), 
        S6185 [4JN]
      Veterans Health Care Budget Reform and Transparency Act: 
        Committee on Veterans' Affairs (Senate) (S. 423) (S. Rept. 
        111-41), S7258 [8JY]
      Veterans' Insurance and Benefits Enhancement Act: Committee on 
        Veterans' Affairs (Senate) (S. 728) (S. Rept. 111-71), S9132 
        [8SE]
      Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act: Committee on Veterans' 
        Affairs (Senate) (S. 669) (S. Rept. 111-27), S6649 [16JN]
  Rules
      Committee on Veterans Affairs (Senate), S2133 [11FE]
  Texts of
      S. 252, enhance capacity of Dept. of Veterans Affairs to recruit 
        and retain nurses and other critical health care 
        professionals, S599-S612 [15JA]
      S. 372, Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act, S1435-S1438 
        [3FE]
      S. 381, express the policy of the U.S. toward Native Hawaiians 
        and provide a process for the reorganization and recognition 
        of the Native Hawaiian government, S1547-S1550 [4FE]
      S. 385, Intelligence Community Audit Act, S1681 [5FE]
      S. 404, Veterans' Emergency Care Fairness Act, S2081 [10FE]
      S. 423, Veterans Health Care Budget Reform and Transparency Act, 
        S2232 [12FE]
      S. 507, Non-Foreign Area Retirement Equity Assurance (Non-
        Foreign AREA) Act, S2638-S2641 [2MR]
      S. 514, Veterans Rehabilitation and Training Improvements Act, 
        S2706 [3MR]
      S. 574, Plain Writing Act, S3032 [11MR]
      S. 585, Taxpayer Abuse Prevention Act, S3078 [12MR]
      S. 674, Federal Supervisor Training Act, S3660 [24MR]
      S. 707, Telework Enhancement Act, S3795-S3797 [25MR]
      S. 708, express the policy of the U.S. toward Native Hawaiians 
        and provide a process for the reorganization and recognition 
        of the Native Hawaiian government, S3798-S3801 [25MR]
      S. 728, Veterans' Insurance and Benefits Enhancement Act, S3927-
        S3930 [26MR]
      S. 734, Rural Veterans Health Care Access and Quality Act, 
        S3989-S3991 [30MR]
      S. 736, Federal Hiring Process Improvement Act, S3991-S3993 
        [30MR]
      S. 786, Improving Access to Mainstream Financial Institutions 
        Act, S4317 [2AP]
      S. 801, Family Caregiver Program Act, S4350-S4353 [2AP]
      S. 919, Clarification of Characteristics of Combat Service Act, 
        S4818 [28AP]
      S. 1010, National Foreign Language Coordination Act, S5294 [7MY]
      S. 1180, Senior Executive Service Diversity Assurance Act, S6188 
        [4JN]
      S. 1228, modify rate of accrual of annual leave for 
        administrative law judges, contract appeals board members, and 
        immigration judges, S6459 [10JN]
      S. 1261, Providing for Additional Security in States' 
        Identification (PASS ID) Act, S6587-S6589 [15JN]
      S. 1310, Dept. of Veterans Affairs major medical facility 
        projects and leases authorization, S6847 [19JN]
      S. 1337, Filipino Veterans Family Reunification Act, S7007 
        [24JN]
      S. 1675, Energy Development Program Implementation Act, S9438 
        [16SE]
      S. 1931, Strengthening the Oversight of Nuclear Nonproliferation 
        Act, S10779 [27OC]
      S. 1964, Mutual Fund Transparency Act, S10856 [28OC]
      S. 2834, Security Clearance Modernization and Reporting Act, 
        S12331 [3DE]
  Tributes
      Atkins, Lamont, S12319 [3DE]
      Byrd, Senator, S251 [9JA]
      Cope, Agnes Kalanihookaha (Aunty Aggie), S4751 [27AP]
      Inouye, Senator, S10670 [22OC]
      Kennedy, Edward M., S9223 [10SE]
      Marumoto, William H. (Mo), S2318 [13FE]
      Mocz, Lucia, S6027 [3JN]




AKIN, W. TODD (a Representative from Missouri)

  Amendments
      Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military 
        activities and prescribing personnel strengths (H.R. 2647), 
        H7356 [25JN]
      Science, Depts. of Justice and Commerce, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations (H.R. 2847), H6810 [15JN]
  Appointments
      Conferee: H.R. 2647, Dept. of Defense appropriations for 
        military activities and prescribing personnel strength, H10488 
        [6OC]
      ------S. 454, Weapons Acquisition System Reform Through 
        Enhancing Technical Knowledge and Oversight Act, H5549 [13MY]
  Bills and resolutions cosponsored
      Abortion: ensure that women seeking an abortion receive an 
        ultrasound and the opportunity to review the ultrasound before 
        giving informed consent to receive an abortion (see H.R. 649), 
        H780 [28JA]
      ------prohibit discrimination against the unborn on the basis of 
        sex or race (see H.R. 1822), H4249 [31MR]
      ------require parental notification and intervention for minors 
        seeking an abortion (see H.R. 2061), H5401 [7MY]
      Agriculture: terminate marketing assistance loans and loan 
        deficiency payments for mohair producers (see H.R. 2914), 
        H7251 [24JN]
      American Dental Association: anniversary (see H. Res. 204), 
        H2925 [3MR]
      American Heart Month: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 
        112), H1081 [9FE]
      American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: rescind all stimulus 
        funds that remain unobligated (see H.R. 2842), H7147 [23JN]
      ------rescind unobligated appropriations and repeal certain 
        provisions (see H.R. 3140), H8873 [27JY]
      America's Spiritual Heritage Week: designate (see H. Res. 397), 
        H5096 [4MY]
      Appropriations: make across-the-board rescissions in non-
        defense, non-homeland security discretionary spending (see 
        H.R. 377, 378, 381), H159 [9JA]
      Armed Forces: commend efforts, military leadership, and 
        strategic success of troop surge in Iraq, recognize importance 
        of victory in Iraqi theater, and commit to continued progress 
        (see H. Res. 208), H2980 [4MR]
      ------commend Navy SEALS, Matthew McCabe, Jonathan Keefe, and 
        Julio Huertas, for capturing alleged terrorist, Ahmed Hashim 
        Abed, in Iraq (see H. Res. 977), H15502 [16DE]
      ------commend Navy SEALS, Matthew McCabe, Jonathan Keefe, and 
        Julio Huertas for capturing alleged terrorist, Ahmed Hashim 
        Abed, in Iraq and support members serving in harm's way (see 
        H. Res. 988), H15502 [16DE]
      ------commend soldiers and civilian personnel stationed at Fort 
        Gordon, GA (see H. Con. Res. 206), H12044 [28OC]
      ------improve and enhance mental health benefits, counseling, 
        and other benefits available to members and survivors (see 
        H.R. 2699), H7947 [9JY]
      ------provide pay increase for members of uniformed services 
        (see H.R. 1864), H4396 [1AP]
      ------tribute to 139th Airlift Wing, Air National Guard (see H. 
        Res. 699), H12457 [5NO]
      Arms control: prevent entrance or extension of any agreement 
        with Russia that would jeopardize U.S. deterrence capability 
        relative to other countries' deployment of a nuclear arsenal 
        (see H. Con. Res. 217), H13520 [3DE]
      Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, Inc. 
        (ACORN): tribute to Hannah Giles and James O'Keefe III, for 
        investigation of fraudulent and illegal practices and misuse 
        of taxpayer dollars (see H. Res. 809), H13355 [19NO]
      ATF: make video recordings of the examination and testing of 
        firearms and ammunition (see H.R. 1923), H4521 [2AP]
      Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act: eliminate 
        automatic increases for inflation from CBO baseline 
        projections for discretionary appropriations (see H.R. 4408), 
        H15508 [23DE]
      Barry M. Goldwater (U.S.S.): designate a nuclear-powered 
        aircraft carrier (see H. Con. Res. 83), H4063 [26MR]
      Biblica (organization): tribute (see H. Res. 852), H11581 [21OC]
      Boy Scouts of America Day: designate (see H. Res. 356), H4733 
        [23AP]
      Bridges: require States to develop and implement highway bridge 
        management systems (see H.R. 1682), H9207 [30JY]
      Budget: cap discretionary spending, eliminate wasteful and 
        duplicative agencies, reform entitlement programs, and reform 
        the congressional earmark process (see H.R. 311), H88 [8JA]
      ------commit 4 percent of gross domestic product to a base 
        defense budget (see H.J. Res. 23), H1519 [12FE]
      ------constitutional amendment to require balanced (see H.J. 
        Res. 1), H36 [6JA]
      ------extend discretionary spending caps and pay-as-you-go for 
        direct spending (see H.R. 1814), H4249 [31MR]
      ------require two-thirds votes in the House and Senate to 
        increase the statutory limit on the public debt (see H.R. 
        4262), H14742 [10DE]
      Business and industry: ensure that an employer may require 
        employees to speak English while engaged in work (see H.R. 
        1588), H3640 [18MR]
      Capitol Building and Grounds: design and place an educational 
        display in the Capitol Visitor Center to explain the 
        significance of the naming of Emancipation Hall (see H. Con. 
        Res. 125), H5581 [13MY]
      ------engrave the Pledge of Allegiance and ``In God We Trust'' 
        in the Capitol Visitor Center (see H. Con. Res. 131), H6016 
        [21MY]
      Catholic Schools Week: recognize goals and honor contributions 
        of Catholic schools (see H. Res. 39), H196 [13JA]
      Children and youth: promote the safe use of the Internet by 
        students (see H.R. 780), H6619 [11JN]
      China: anniversary of persecution of Falun Gong (see H. Res. 
        605), H8496 [21JY]
      ------condemn actions that could unnecessarily escalate tensions 
        with the U.S., including actions relative to the U.S.S. 
        Impeccable and subsequent rejection of U.S. protests to the 
        incident (see H. Con. Res. 72), H3707 [19MR]
      Clean Air Act: reduce number of boutique fuels (see H.R. 392), 
        H160 [9JA]
      Climate: express importance of scientific protocols, data 
        collection methods, and peer review standards for climate 
        change research which are necessary to preclude future 
        infringements on public trust (see H. Res. 954), H13628 (see 
        H. Res. 954), H14372 [8DE]
      Coach Jodie Bailey Post Office Building, St. Louis, MO: 
        designate (see H.R. 3072), H7703 [26JN]
      Colorado Springs, CO: recognize as official site of the National 
        EMS Memorial Service and the National EMS Memorial (see H. 
        Con. Res. 161), H11516 [20OC]
      Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: observance (see H. Con. Res. 
        60), H3707 [19MR]
      Committee on POW and MIA Affairs (House, Select): establish (see 
        H. Res. 111), H6077 [2JN]
      Constitution Day: support and honor (see H. Res. 734), H9550 
        [15SE]
      Consumers: require disclosure of terms of rental-purchase 
        agreements (see H.R. 1744), H4062 [26MR]
      Contraceptives: prohibit Federal family planning grants from 
        being awarded to any entity that performs abortions (see H.R. 
        614), H441 [21JA]
      Correctional institutions: permit targeted interference with 
        mobile radio services within prison facilities (see H.R. 560), 
        H1607 [13FE]
      Courts: limit Federal court jurisdiction over questions under 
        the Defense of Marriage Act (see H.R. 1269), H2924 [3MR]
      ------provide for habeas corpus review for detainees held in the 
        war on terror (see H.R. 630), H1520 [12FE]
      ------restrict Federal court jurisdiction over abortion-related 
        cases by establishing that human life begins at fertilization 
        (see H.R. 227), H68 [7JA]
      Credit: require borrowers under FHA-insured mortgages for 
        single-family housing to make certain minimum downpayments and 
        prohibit financing of closing costs under such mortgages (see 
        H.R. 3706), H13355 [19NO]
      Crime: prohibit taking minors across State lines to avoid State 
        laws requiring parental notification of abortions (see H.R. 
        634), H484 [22JA]
      Davis-Bacon Act: repeal wage rate requirements (see H.R. 2900), 
        H7741 [7JY]
      Decade of Vision: designate (see H. Res. 366), H6745 [12JN]
      Dept. of Defense: allow sale of intact spent military small arms 
        ammunition casings to domestic manufacturers of small arms 
        ammunition that are approved under trade security controls 
        (see H.R. 2193), H5892 [20MY]
      ------anniversary of military aviation (see H. Res. 445), H6267 
        [4JN]
      ------furnish the House of Representatives all information on 
        the transfer of detainees held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, into 
        the U.S. for trial (see H. Res. 924), H13521 [3DE]
      ------prevent disclosure of certain photographic records 
        relative to individuals captured or detained by U.S. forces in 
        operations outside the U.S. (see H.R. 2875), H6805 [15JN]
      ------prohibit use of funds to transfer individuals detained at 
        Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to any facility in the U.S. or to 
        construct facilities for such enemy combatants in the U.S. 
        (see H.R. 1012), H1517 [12FE]
      ------prohibit use of funds to transfer individuals detained by 
        the U.S. at Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to the U.S. 
        Disciplinary Barracks, Fort Leavenworth, KS (see H.R. 148), 
        H922 [3FE]
      ------promote reform and independence in the oversight of 
        weapons system acquisition (see H.R. 2101), H5063 [30AP]
      ------require State approval and Presidential notification and 
        certification before transfer or release of individual 
        currently detained at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to a location in 
        the U.S. (see H.R. 2294), H6077 [2JN]
      ------transmit long-term aviation plan to the House of 
        Representatives (see H. Res. 478), H6013 [21MY]
      ------transmit long-term shipbuilding plan to the House of 
        Representatives (see H. Res. 477), H6013 [21MY]
      Dept. of Education: allow States to enter into performance 
        agreements and combine certain Federal funds to improve 
        academic achievement (see H.R. 1717), H4026 [25MR]
      Dept. of HHS: establish and implement a Pancreatic Cancer 
        Initiative (see H.R. 745), H8100 [14JY]
      Dept. of HUD: prohibit provision of assistance to any 
        organization that has been indicted for a violation of a law 
        relative to an election for Federal or State office (see H.R. 
        2715), H6263 [4JN]
      Dept. of Justice: appoint a special counsel to investigate 
        allegations relative to Association of Community Organizations 
        for Reform Now, Inc. (ACORN) (see H. Res. 911), H13521 [3DE]
      ------reauthorize the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program 
        (see H.R. 2406), H5664 [14MY]
      Dept. of the Navy: redesignate as the Dept. of the Navy and 
        Marine Corps (see H.R. 24), H3401 [12MR]
      Dept. of the Treasury: delegate management authority over 
        troubled assets purchased under the Troubled Asset Relief 
        Program and establish a trust to manage assets of certain 
        assistance recipients (see H.R. 3594), H9900 [23SE]
      ------permit immediate repayment of direct capital investments 
        received under the Troubled Asset Relief Program (see H.R. 
        2009), H4841 [27AP]
      ------repeal authority to extend the Troubled Asset Relief 
        Program (see H.R. 4110), H13265 [18NO]
      ------repeal effective date on limiting bonuses to executives of 
        entities receiving Troubled Asset Relief Program funds (see 
        H.R. 1582), H3640 [18MR]
      ------rescind unobligated Troubled Asset Relief Program funds 
        and require any amounts repaid by financial institutions 
        receiving assistance be used for debt reduction (see H.R. 
        3140), H8873 [27JY]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: repeal requirement for reduction of 
        survivor annuities under the Survivor Benefit Plan to offset 
        the receipt of veterans' dependency and indemnity compensation 
        (see H.R. 775), H9281 [31JY]
      ------require honor guards participating in funerals of veterans 
        in national cemeteries to offer families the option of having 
        a 13-fold flag recitation (see H.R. 2586), H6010 [21MY]
      Diseases: increase awareness of risks of breast cancer in young 
        women and provide support for young women diagnosed with 
        breast cancer (see H.R. 1740), H6415 [9JN]
      ------issue commemorative postage stamp to promote public 
        awareness of Down syndrome (see H. Con. Res. 57), H3105 [9MR]
      District of Columbia: clarify definition of marriage for legal 
        purposes (see H.R. 2608), H6539 [10JN]
      ------disapprove city council approval of the Jury and Marriage 
        Amendment Act (see H.J. Res. 54), H6267 [4JN]
      Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act: repeal sunset 
        on expansion of the adoption credit and adoption assistance 
        programs (see H.R. 213), H382 [15JA]
      Economy: establish reporting requirements for Troubled Asset 
        Relief Program or American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds 
        and establish a waste, fraud, and abuse hotline for such funds 
        (see H.R. 1472), H3400 [12MR]
      Elections: require Federal election ballots be generally printed 
        only in English and modify requirement that certain 
        jurisdictions provide ballots and other voting materials in 
        languages other than English (see H.R. 764), H3338 [11MR]
      Electric power: require electric utilities to notify electric 
        consumers of the cost of emission allowances associated with 
        the electricity delivered to such consumers (see H.R. 2353), 
        H7023 [18JN]
      Employment: make permanent the E-verify program for employment 
        eligibility confirmation (see H.R. 3676), H10407 [30SE]
      Energy Awareness Month: recognize the Air Force and Dyess AFB, 
        TX, for success in achieving energy savings and developing 
        energy-saving innovations (see H. Res. 845), H11869 [27OC]
      English language: declare as national language of U.S. (see H.R. 
        1229), H2873 [26FE]
      ------reaffirm as official language of U.S., establish uniform 
        English language rule for naturalization, and avoid 
        misconstructions of English language texts of U.S. laws (see 
        H.R. 997), H1247 [11FE]
      EPA: exempt regulation of greenhouse gases under the Clean Air 
        Act (see H.R. 391), H780 [28JA]
      Ethics in Government Act: modify financial disclosure filing 
        requirements for certain employees of the Executive Office of 
        the President (see H.R. 3613), H9900 [23SE]
      Europe: take necessary steps to deploy missile defense system in 
        Europe to help provide such a defense to U.S. allies in Europe 
        while enhancing U.S. defenses against missile attacks (see H. 
        Res. 319), H4689 [22AP] (see H. Res. 581), H7446 [25JN]
      Executive Office of the President: prohibit funding for salaries 
        or expenses of any task force or council established by the 
        President and headed by an unconfirmed official or adviser 
        (see H.R. 3226), H9397 [9SE]
      ------provide a sunset date for unconfirmed officials and 
        advisers, require their Senate confirmation, and prohibit 
        funding for any associated salaries and expenses (see H.R. 
        3569), H9671 [16SE]
      ------require a report and congressional hearings on 
        responsibilities, authorities, and powers of certain 
        unconfirmed officials or advisers (see H. Con. Res. 185), 
        H9549 [15SE]
      Fair Credit Reporting Act: exclude certain small health care 
        practices from Red Flag Guidelines (see H.R. 2345), H6015 
        [21MY]
      Families and domestic relations: constitutional amendment on 
        parental rights (see H.J. Res. 42), H4250 [31MR]
      ------constitutional amendment relative to definition of 
        marriage (see H.J. Res. 37), H2980 [4MR]
      FCC: implement recommendations relative to low-power FM radio 
        service (see H.R. 1147), H7146 [23JN]
      ------prevent repromulgation of the Fairness Doctrine requiring 
        fair and balanced broadcasting of controversial issues (see 
        H.R. 226), H68 [7JA]
      ------prohibit from further regulating the Internet (see H.R. 
        3924), H12142 [29OC]
      ------study uses of amateur radio for emergency and disaster 
        relief communications, identify impediments to deployment of 
        such communications, and make recommendations for relief of 
        such impediments (see H.R. 2160), H7741 [7JY]
      Federal agencies and departments: provide that major rules of 
        the executive branch shall have no force or effect unless a 
        joint resolution of approval is enacted into law (see H.R. 
        3765), H11165 [8OC]
      Federal Agency Program Realignment and Closure Commission: 
        establish (see H.R. 1023), H1517 [12FE]
      Firearms: establish national standard to allow State concealed 
        handgun carrying licenses to be valid in other States (see 
        H.R. 197), H8873 [27JY]
      ------update certain procedures applicable to commerce in 
        firearms and remove certain Federal restrictions on interstate 
        firearms transactions (see H.R. 1074), H7947 [9JY]
      Foreign aid: restrict assistance to foreign organizations that 
        perform or actively promote abortions (see H.R. 708), H780 
        [28JA]
      Fragile X Awareness Day: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 
        611), H8357 [17JY]
      FRS: reform manner in which GAO audits the FRS Board of 
        Governors and the manner in which such audits are reported 
        (see H.R. 1207), H3706 [19MR]
      Fulton, MO: authorize reference to the Winston Churchill 
        Memorial and Library as America's National Churchill Museum 
        (see H. Res. 390), H5062 [30AP]
      Government: end speculation on the current cost of multilingual 
        services provided by the Government (see H.R. 1414), H3145 
        [10MR]
      ------prohibit from awarding contracts, grants, or other 
        agreements to, providing any other Federal funds to, or 
        engaging in activities that promote certain indicted 
        organizations (see H.R. 3571), H9548 [15SE]
      Harpers Ferry, WV: anniversary of John Brown's raid (see H. Res. 
        568), H10521 [6OC]
      Health: enhance adoption of a nationwide interoperable health 
        information technology system to improve health care quality, 
        reduce medical errors, and increase efficiency of care (see 
        H.R. 1039), H1608 [13FE]
      ------ensure no American is penalized for failing to purchase 
        Government-mandated health coverage (see H. Res. 796), H11112 
        [7OC]
      ------improve access to health care services and provide 
        improved medical care by reducing the excessive burden the 
        liability system places on the health care delivery system 
        (see H.R. 1086), H1605 [13FE]
      ------prohibit Federal funding or other assistance for mandatory 
        human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programs (see H.R. 
        3188), H8024 [13JY]
      ------provide for incentives to encourage health insurance 
        coverage (see H.R. 3400), H9204 [30JY]
      ------urge Members of Congress favoring a public, federally-run 
        health insurance option to forgo participation in Federal 
        Employees Health Benefits Program and agree to enroll in such 
        option (see H. Res. 615), H7837 [8JY]
      Health care facilities: tribute to Barnes Jewish Hospital, Henry 
        Ford Medical Center, Johns Hopkins Hospital, and Integris 
        Baptist Hospital for completion of successful 16-person kidney 
        transplant (see H. Res. 664), H12288 [3NO]
      History: mint coins in commemoration of the bicentennial of the 
        writing of the ``Star-Spangled Banner'' and the War of 1812 
        (see H.R. 2097), H8009 [10JY]
      House of Representatives: constitutional amendment on basing 
        apportionment on number of persons in each State who are U.S. 
        citizens (see H.J. Res. 11), H11791 [26OC]
      House Rules: prohibit consideration of a regulation of 
        individual activity disguised as a tax (see H. Res. 959), 
        H15504 [16DE]
      ------repeal ``Gephardt rule'' and require recorded votes on 
        measures that increase the statutory limit on the public debt 
        (see H. Res. 272), H3705 [19MR]
      ------require a two-thirds vote on a stand-alone bill that 
        increases the statutory limit on the public debt (see H. Res. 
        949), H13520 [3DE]
      ------require that legislation and conference reports be 
        available on the Internet prior to consideration by the House 
        (see H. Res. 554), H11299 [13OC]
      Immigration: clarify classes of individuals born in the U.S. who 
        are nationals and citizens of the U.S. at birth (see H.R. 
        1868), H4518 [2AP]
      ------enhance Federal, State, and local assistance in 
        enforcement of immigration laws (see H.R. 2406), H5664 [14MY]
      ------reform policies relative to family-sponsored immigrants 
        and reduce the number of such immigrants (see H.R. 878), H1042 
        [4FE]
      Immigration and Nationality Act: include criminal violations 
        committed by an illegal alien in the definition of aggravated 
        felony (see H.R. 1753), H4062 [26MR]
      Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change: prohibit U.S. 
        contributions (see H.R. 3129), H8586 [22JY]
      Iran: expand economic sanctions against Iran to include 
        importation of refined petroleum and develop and maintain 
        viable military options to prevent development or deployment 
        of nuclear weapons capability (see H.R. 3832), H12142 [29OC]
      Languages: repeal Executive order on providing access to Federal 
        programs and activities for persons with limited English 
        proficiency (see H.R. 1228), H2873 [26FE]
      Law enforcement: reform the ATF, modernize firearms laws and 
        regulations, and protect the community from criminals (see 
        H.R. 2296), H7250 [24JN]
      ------secure smuggling routes on the U.S.-Mexico border and 
        better prevent the smuggling of narcotics and weapons across 
        the border (see H.R. 2083), H4732 [23AP]
      Lincoln, Abraham: require an annual issuance of a Presidential 
        proclamation recognizing anniversary of birth (see H.J. Res. 
        22), H1519 [12FE]
      Local Radio Freedom Act: support (see H. Con. Res. 49), H1519 
        [12FE]
      Maersk Alabama (vessel): tribute to crew and those involved in 
        the rescue of Captain Richard Phillips following hijacking by 
        Somali pirates (see H. Res. 339), H4581 [21AP]
      Medicare: clarify use of private contracts by beneficiaries for 
        professional services and allow individuals to opt out of 
        certain benefits (see H.R. 3356), H9207 [30JY]
      ------continue using current practice expense relative value 
        units for certain cardiology services (see H.R. 4371), H15500 
        [16DE]
      ------exempt pharmacies and pharmacists from certain 
        accreditation requirements in the same manner as such 
        exemption applies to certain professionals (see H.R. 616), 
        H8100 [14JY]
      ------modernize payments for ambulatory surgical centers (see 
        H.R. 2049), H7086 [19JN]
      ------provide coverage of services of qualified respiratory 
        therapists performed under the general supervision of a 
        physician (see H.R. 1077), H1605 [13FE]
      ------provide for an update under the physician fee schedule to 
        be fully paid for through medical liability reform, a pathway 
        for biosimilar biological products, and other means (see H.R. 
        4138), H14446 [9DE]
      ------provide for consolidated coverage of home infusion drug 
        therapy (see H.R. 574), H3055 [5MR]
      ------provide payment for anesthesia services by 
        anesthesiologists in certain rural hospitals in the same 
        manner as for services by anesthesiologist assistants and 
        certified registered nurse anesthetists (see H.R. 2204), H5060 
        [30AP]
      ------remove limiting charges for non-participating physicians 
        with beneficiary notice and preempt State laws that prohibit 
        balance billing (see H.R. 1384), H4130 [30MR]
      ------repeal competitive acquisition program for durable medical 
        equipment and prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS) in 
        a budget neutral manner (see H.R. 3790), H13550 [7DE]
      Mental health: provide for research on, and services for 
        individuals with, post-abortion depression and psychosis (see 
        H.R. 1350), H3054 [5MR]
      Money: constitutional amendment to prohibit the President from 
        entering into any treaty or other international agreement that 
        would adopt as legal tender in the U.S. a currency issued by a 
        foreign entity (see H.J. Res. 41), H4026 [25MR]
      Mother's Day: mint coins in commemoration of centennial of 
        establishment (see H.R. 2421), H7086 [19JN]
      Motor vehicles: protect consumers from discriminatory State 
        taxes on motor vehicle rentals (see H.R. 4175), H13466 [2DE]
      ------restore economic rights of automobile dealers (see H.R. 
        2743), H7706 [26JN]
      National Association of Registered Agents and Brokers: reform 
        (see H.R. 2554), H6008 [21MY]
      National Child Awareness Month: designate (see H. Res. 438), 
        H5666 [14MY]
      National Commission on American Recovery and Reinvestment: 
        establish (see H.R. 4219), H13627 (see H.R. 4219), H14370 
        [8DE]
      National Engineers Week: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 
        117), H1044 [4FE]
      National Eye Institute: anniversary (see H. Res. 366), H6745 
        [12JN]
      National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record: provide an 
        amnesty period during which veterans and their families can 
        register certain firearms (see H.R. 442), H8873 [27JY]
      National Labor Relations Act: ensure the right of employees to a 
        secret-ballot election conducted by the NLRB (see H.R. 1176), 
        H2834 [25FE]
      ------protect employer rights (see H.R. 2808), H6538 [10JN]
      National Military Appreciation Month: support goals and 
        objectives (see H. Con. Res. 84), H5063 [30AP]
      National Military Family Month: support goals and ideals (see H. 
        Res. 861), H12142 [29OC]
      National Prader-Willi Syndrome Awareness Month: designate (see 
        H. Res. 55), H13355 [19NO]
      National Rehabilitation Counselors Appreciation Day: designate 
        (see H. Res. 247), H3836 [24MR]
      National Runaway Prevention Month: support goals and ideals (see 
        H. Res. 779), H13521 [3DE]
      National Wear Red Day: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 
        112), H1081 [9FE]
      National World War I Museum: designate Liberty Memorial as 
        National World War I Memorial (see H.R. 1849), H4396 [1AP]
      National Year of the Bible: designate (see H. Con. Res. 121), 
        H5399 [7MY]
      NATO: strengthen U.S. commitment to transatlantic security by 
        implementing principles outlined in Declaration on Alliance 
        Security (see H.R. 2797), H7251 [24JN]
      Navy: tribute to sailors of U.S. Submarine Force for completion 
        of 1000 Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) 
        deterrent patrols (see H. Con. Res. 129), H9671 [16SE]
      New York LPD 21 (U.S.S.): commissioning (see H. Res. 856), 
        H11791 [26OC]
      Nuclear weapons: strengthen legislation sanctioning persons 
        aiding and facilitating nonproliferation activities by Iran 
        (see H.R. 1208), H9207 [30JY]
      Pennsylvania: tribute to National Guard (see H. Res. 754), H9808 
        [22SE]
      Petroleum: expedite construction of new refinery capacity on 
        closed military installations (see H.R. 896), H1043 [4FE]
      Power resources: establish and implement oil and gas leasing 
        programs for the Outer Continental Shelf and the Coastal Plain 
        of Alaska, and streamline regulation of other energy projects 
        (see H.R. 1431), H3337 [11MR]
      ------increase energy independence and job creation through safe 
        energy production, alternative and renewable energy 
        development, and conservation promotion for a cleaner 
        environment (see H.R. 2846), H6742 [12JN]
      ------provide a comprehensive energy package to secure our 
        economic future through increased energy innovation, 
        conservation, and production (see H.R. 2300), H5668 [14MY] 
        (see H.R. 2828), H6617 [11JN]
      ------provide a comprehensive energy package to secure our 
        economic future through increased energy innovation, 
        conservation, and production, cosponsorship withdrawn (see 
        H.R. 2300), H6745 [12JN]
      Public welfare programs: repeal emergency fund for the Temporary 
        Assistance for Needy Families Program (see H.R. 1277), H4397 
        [1AP]
      Puerto Rico: provide for a federally sanctioned self-
        determination process (see H.R. 2499), H6156 [3JN]
      Real estate: protect private property rights by limiting the 
        power of eminent domain (see H. Res. 748), H9730 [17SE]
      ------require State and local compliance with constitutional 
        mandates and prevent abuses of power relative to eminent 
        domain (see H. Res. 575), H7145 [23JN]
      Roads and highways: amend length and weight limitations for 
        vehicles operating on Federal-aid highways (see H.R. 1618), 
        H8009 [10JY]
      Ronald Reagan Centennial Commission: establish (see H.R. 131), 
        H1045 [4FE]
      Schools: direct local educational agencies to release secondary 
        school student information to military recruiters unless the 
        student's parent provides written request against the release 
        (see H.R. 1026), H1518 [12FE]
      ------prohibit Federal education funding for elementary or 
        secondary schools that provide access to emergency postcoital 
        contraception (see H.R. 2458), H5711 [18MY]
      ------withhold Federal funds from schools that permit or require 
        the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance or the National 
        Anthem in a language other than English (see H.R. 1621), H3703 
        [19MR]
      Science: prohibit the cloning of humans (see H.R. 1050), H3835 
        [24MR]
      Securities: constitutional amendment to prohibit the U.S. from 
        owning stock in private corporations (see H.J. Res. 57), H7145 
        [23JN]
      Silver Star Service Banner Day: designate (see H. Res. 855), 
        H11712 [22OC]
      Small business: improve access and choice relative to employee 
        health care (see H.R. 2607), H6620 [11JN]
      Social Security: establish a Social Security Surplus Protection 
        Account in the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance Trust 
        Fund and suspend investment of such funds until certain 
        legislation is enacted (see H.R. 1712), H5582 [13MY]
      ------prevent fraudulent use of account numbers by allowing the 
        sharing of Social Security data among U.S. agencies for 
        identity theft prevention and immigration enforcement purposes 
        (see H.R. 2472), H6620 [11JN]
      ------require an employer to take action after learning that an 
        individual's account number does not match the individual's 
        name (see H.R. 137), H6306 [8JN]
      Social Security Investment Commission: establish (see H.R. 
        1712), H5582 [13MY]
      Special days and holidays: recognize importance of protecting 
        symbols and traditions of Christmas (see H. Res. 951), H14446 
        [9DE]
      Sultana (vessel): anniversary of boiler explosion disaster (see 
        H. Res. 329), H4584 [21AP]
      Taiwan: express condolences in the aftermath of the typhoon that 
        struck the central and southern regions of the island (see H. 
        Res. 733), H9442 [10SE]
      Taiwan Relations Act: reaffirm U.S. commitment (see H. Con. Res. 
        55), H3402 [12MR]
      Tariff: recreational performance outerwear (see H.R. 3168), 
        H8026 [13JY]
      Taxation: allow a tax credit for the purchase of hearing aids 
        (see H.R. 1646), H9281 [31JY]
      ------allow individuals to designate certain amounts on their 
        income tax returns toward deficit reduction and require 
        Government spending reductions equal to 10 times the amounts 
        so designated (see H.R. 4308), H14980 [15DE]
      ------allow self-employed individuals to deduct health insurance 
        costs in computing self-employment taxes (see H.R. 1470), 
        H4915 [28AP]
      ------ensure that all taxpayers have the ability to deduct State 
        and local general sales taxes (see H.R. 379), H159 [9JA]
      ------establish ABLE accounts to pay for qualified disability 
        expenses of family members with disabilities (see H.R. 1205), 
        H2926 [3MR]
      ------extend and expand the deduction for certain expenses of 
        elementary and secondary school teachers (see H.R. 4075), 
        H13001 [16NO]
      ------extend and modify the railroad track maintenance credit 
        (see H.R. 1132), H13002 [16NO]
      ------extend the research credit and increase and make permanent 
        the alternative simplified research credit (see H.R. 422), 
        H13001 [16NO]
      ------improve access to health care by allowing a deduction for 
        the health insurance costs of individuals and expanding health 
        savings accounts (see H.R. 3610), H9806 [22SE]
      ------improve treatment of health savings accounts (see H.R. 
        3508), H9278 [31JY]
      ------increase deduction for the purchase of qualified health 
        care information technology by medical care providers (see 
        H.R. 1087), H1605 [13FE]
      ------make child tax credit permanent and allow for adjustments 
        for inflation (see H.R. 793), H919 [3FE]
      ------prevent pending tax increases and provide additional tax 
        reductions to stimulate economic growth (see H.R. 301), H325 
        [14JA]
      ------prohibit the use of public funds for political party 
        conventions (see H.R. 2992), H8101 [14JY]
      ------provide an exclusion from gross income of long-term 
        capital gains on property purchased before the end of 2009 
        (see H.R. 1632), H3704 [19MR]
      ------provide collegiate housing and infrastructure grants (see 
        H.R. 1547), H3525 [17MR]
      ------provide incentives to encourage investment in the 
        expansion of freight rail infrastructure capacity and to 
        enhance modal tax equity (see H.R. 272), H6806 [15JN]
      ------provide individual and corporate income tax relief, reduce 
        the employee share of payroll taxes, and rescind unobligated 
        stimulus funds (see H.R. 4100), H13467 [2DE]
      ------provide permanent incentives for economic growth (see H.R. 
        470), H382 [15JA]
      ------reduce tax on beer (see H.R. 836), H3402 [12MR]
      ------remove cell phones from limitation on depreciation when 
        used for personal purposes (see H.R. 3802), H11384 [14OC]
      ------remove cell phones from list of eligible depreciable 
        property (see H.R. 690), H923 [3FE]
      ------repeal alternative minimum tax on individuals (see H.R. 
        240), H325 [14JA]
      ------repeal alternative minimum tax on individuals and replace 
        it with an alternative tax individuals may choose (see H.R. 
        782), H779 [28JA]
      ------repeal estate and gift taxes (see H.R. 205), H387 [16JA]
      ------repeal excise tax on telephone use and other 
        communications services (see H.R. 3011), H7447 [25JN]
      ------repeal income tax, abolish the IRS, and institute a 
        national retail sales tax (see H.R. 25), H28 [6JA]
      ------repeal withholding tax on Federal, State, and local 
        government contracts (see H.R. 275), H5308 [6MY]
      ------require the manufacturers' excise tax on recreational 
        equipment be paid quarterly (see H.R. 510), H12141 [29OC]
      ------suspend employment and income taxes for a certain period 
        (see H.R. 143), H33 [6JA]
      ------terminate Internal Revenue Code (see H.R. 982), H1246 
        [11FE]
      ------terminate taxpayer financing of Presidential election 
        campaigns (see H.R. 2993), H8101 [14JY]
      ------waive penalty on early retirement distributions for 
        certain unemployed individuals (see H.R. 3612), H11384 [14OC]
      Taxpayer March on Washington: tribute to participants (see H. 
        Res. 870), H11790 [26OC]
      Technology: authorize activities for support of nanotechnology 
        research and development (see H.R. 554), H380 [15JA]
      Terrorism: restrict diplomatic travel of officials and 
        representatives of state sponsors of terrorism (see H.R. 
        3611), H9900 [23SE]
      U.N.: promote transparency, accountability, and reform (see H.R. 
        557), H3706 [19MR]
      U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change: ensure any 
        greenhouse gas emissions agreement would not harm the U.S. 
        economy, require international inspections, or permit 
        inequitable compliance (see H. Res. 945), H14446 [9DE]
      U.S. Court of Federal Claims: confer jurisdiction to hear, 
        determine, and render final judgment on any claim against the 
        U.S. to receive compensation for the taking of certain lands 
        in Missouri (see H.R. 3122), H7836 [8JY]
      U.S. Marshals Service: mint coins in commemoration of 
        anniversary (see H.R. 2799), H7086 [19JN]
      University of Georgia: tribute to women's gymnastics team (see 
        H. Res. 386), H5170 [5MY]
      Veterans: expand eligibility for concurrent receipt of military 
        retired pay or combat-related compensation with service-
        connected disability benefits and eliminate phase-in period 
        for such benefits (see H.R. 333), H9281 [31JY]
      ------improve and enhance mental health benefits, counseling, 
        and other benefits available to veterans and survivors (see 
        H.R. 2698), H7947 [9JY]
      VFW Day: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 483), H6013 
        [21MY]
      Western Wyoming Community College: anniversary (see H. Res. 
        696), H9443 [10SE]
      Weyrich, Paul M.: tribute (see H. Res. 151), H1158 [10FE]
      Wichita State University: tribute to men's and women's bowling 
        teams (see H. Res. 455), H9443 [10SE]
      World War II: tribute to Armed Forces members who participated 
        in the June 6, 1944, amphibious landing at Normandy, France 
        (see H. Res. 259), H4841 [27AP]
      Year of the Military Family: designate (see H. Con. Res. 64), 
        H2874 [26FE]
  Bills and resolutions introduced
      Children and youth: establish certain requirements relative to 
        provision of services to minors by certain family planning 
        projects (see H.R. 2752), H6305 [8JN]
      Lance Corporal Drew W. Weaver Post Office Building, St. Charles, 
        MO: designate (see H.R. 1218), H2873 [26FE]
      Lance Corporal Matthew P. Pathenos Post Office Building, 
        Chesterfield, MO: designate (see H.R. 1216), H2873 [26FE]
      Specialist Peter J. Navarro Post Office Building, Ballwin, MO: 
        designate (see H.R. 1217), H2873 [26FE]
  Letters
      National policy to provide health care and reform insurance 
        procedures: Philip Painter, Humana Inc., H9882 [23SE]
  Memorandums
      Ban on Mailings Sent by Medicare Advantage Providers Relative to 
        the Effect of Health Care Reform Proposals on the Quality and 
        Cost of Such Plans: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 
        H9882 [23SE]
  Press releases
      Medicare Issues New Guidance to Insurance Companies on Medicare 
        Mailings: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, H9882 
        [23SE]
  Remarks
      Air pollution: impact of economy-wide global warming pollution 
        emission cap and trade program, H3622 [18MR], H4015, H4016, 
        H4017 [25MR], H4222 [31MR], H4675 [22AP], H5555, H5556, H5557, 
        H5558, H5559, H5560, H5561, H5562 [13MY], H5880, H5881, H5882 
        [20MY], H6063, H6064, H6065, H6066, H6067, H6068, H6069, H6070 
        [2JN], H6395 [9JN], H8427 [21JY], H9652 [16SE], H12348 [4NO], 
        H15481 [16DE]
      American International Group, Inc. (AIG): awarding of bonuses to 
        executives after receiving Government bailout funds, H3624 
        [18MR]
      American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: impact of stimulus 
        funding on job creation, H13448, H13449, H13450, H13451, 
        H13452, H13453 [2DE]
      ------require conference report to be available in an electronic 
        form for at least 48 hours prior to approval, H2817 [25FE]
      Appropriations: making omnibus appropriations (H.R. 1105), 
        H2815, H2816, H2817, H2819 [25FE]
      ------making omnibus appropriations (H.R. 1105), earmark 
        declaration, E452 [25FE]
      ------making supplemental appropriations for economic stimulus 
        (H.R. 1), H764, H767, H768, H769, H770 [28JA], H1214, H1216, 
        H1217, H1218, H1219, H1220, H1221 [11FE]
      ------making supplemental appropriations for economic stimulus 
        (H.R. 1), conference report, H1283 [12FE], H2815, H2816, 
        H2817, H2819 [25FE], H8089 [14JY]
      ------making supplemental appropriations for military and 
        stabilization activities in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, 
        and pandemic influenza response (H.R. 2346), motion to 
        instruct conferees, H6548 [11JN]
      Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, Inc. 
        (ACORN): investigate alleged criminal activities, H9648, 
        H9649, H9650, H9651 [16SE], H10452 [1OC]
      Budget: allocation of funds, H2813, H2814 [25FE], H2918, H2919, 
        H2921, H2922 [3MR], H3325, H3327, H3329 [11MR], H3622, H3623, 
        H3624, H3625, H3627 [18MR], H4011, H4014, H4015, H4016, H4017, 
        H4018 [25MR]
      ------comply with pay-as-you-go requirement, H13333 [19NO]
      ------deficit, H764, H767, H768, H769, H770 [28JA], H1283 
        [12FE], H2819 [25FE], H2916 [3MR], H3135, H3137 [10MR], H3325 
        [11MR], H4014, H4015 [25MR], H4219, H4221, H4222, H4224, H4226 
        [31MR], H4392 [1AP], H4673 [22AP], H4973, H4977, H4978, H4980 
        [29AP], H12281 [3NO], H13127, H13133 [18NO], H13453, H13454 
        [2DE]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2009-2014 (H. Con. 
        Res. 85), H4219, H4221, H4222, H4224, H4226 [31MR], H4392 
        [1AP], H4465 [2AP]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2009-2014 (S. Con. 
        Res. 13), H4670, H4671, H4672, H4673, H4674, H4675, H4676, 
        H4677 [22AP]
      Catholic Schools Week: recognize goals and honor contributions 
        of Catholic schools (H. Res. 39), H402 [21JA]
      Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services: ban on mailings sent 
        by Medicare Advantage providers relative to the effect of 
        health care reform proposals on the quality and cost of such 
        plans, H9880 [23SE]
      Congress: National Prayer Breakfast, E1171 [14MY]
      Congressional Black Caucus: budget priorities, H4465 [2AP]
      Crime: provide Federal assistance to States, local 
        jurisdictions, and Indian tribes to prosecute hate crimes, 
        H10478, H10483 [6OC], H11130 [8OC]
      ------provide Federal assistance to States, local jurisdictions, 
        and Indian tribes to prosecute hate crimes (H.R. 1913), H4947 
        [29AP]
      Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military 
        activities and prescribing personnel strengths (H.R. 2647), 
        H7240 [24JN], H7355, H7356, H7358 [25JN]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities and 
        prescribing personnel strengths (H.R. 2647), conference 
        report, H11130 [8OC]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities and 
        prescribing personnel strengths (H.R. 2647), earmark 
        declaration, E1584 [26JN]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities and 
        prescribing personnel strengths (H.R. 2647), motion to 
        instruct conferees, H10478, H10483 [6OC]
      ------decision to reallocate proposed European land-based 
        missile defense system to ship-based system in North and 
        Mediterranean Seas, H9892, H9893, H9894 [23SE], H9983, H9984, 
        H9985, H9986 [25SE]
      ------expand missile defense technology, H5279, H5280, H5281, 
        H5282, H5283, H5284, H5285, H5286 [6MY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 3326), earmark declaration, 
        E2123 [31JY]
      ------national missile defense system funding, H5283, H5284 
        [6MY], H5875, H5876, H5877, H5878, H5879 [20MY]
      ------national missile defense system funding through reductions 
        in defense environmental cleanup funding, H7355 [25JN]
      ------report on certain non-disclosure agreements signed by 
        Dept. of Defense employees, H7356, H7358 [25JN]
      Depts. of Transportation and HUD and related agencies: making 
        appropriations (H.R. 3288), earmark declaration, E2015 
        [27JY]
      Economic Development Center of St. Charles County, MO: SBA 504 
        Lender of the Year award recipient, E1209 [20MY]
      Economy: comparison between policies of past Presidential 
        administrations and the Obama administration, H2915 [3MR], 
        H3323 [11MR], H3621 [18MR]
      ------Federal Government control versus free enterprise, H9646, 
        H9647, H9648, H9649, H9650, H9651, H9652 [16SE], H12279, 
        H12280, H12281, H12282, H12283, H12284, H12285 [3NO], H13126 
        [18NO]
      ------impact of tax cuts, H766 [28JA], H2814 [25FE], H3137 
        [10MR], H4221 [31MR], H13451 [2DE]
      ------importance of job creation, H4222 [31MR], H13447, H13448, 
        H13449, H13450, H13451, H13452, H13453 [2DE]
      ------making appropriations for jobs creation and retention 
        (H.R. 2847), Senate amendment, H15479-H15485 [16DE]
      ------national objectives priority assignments, H3135, H3137 
        [10MR], H3322, H3324, H3326, H3327, H3328, H3329 [11MR], 
        H3620, H3621, H3622, H3624, H3625, H3627 [18MR], H12349 [4NO]
      ------provide stimulus for economic recovery, H303, H304, H305, 
        H306 [14JA], H1017, H1018, H1019, H1020, H1021, H1022, H1023, 
        H1024 [4FE]
      Energy and water development: making appropriations (H.R. 3183), 
        earmark declaration, E1793 [15JY]
      Foreign policy: history of U.S. international diplomacy and 
        engagement, H13261 [18NO]
      Government: permit continued financing of Government operations 
        (H.R. 4314), H15483 [16DE]
      ------Recovery.gov (Internet site) report on job creation in 
        nonexistent congressional districts relative to fraud, waste, 
        or abuse of economic stimulus funding, H13132, H13133 [18NO], 
        H13449 [2DE]
      Grant, Hugh: Keystone Center (organization) Leadership Award for 
        Leadership in Industry, H6785 [15JN]
      Health: impact of economic stimulus legislation on health care, 
        H1219 [11FE]
      ------impact of Government regulations on health care costs, 
        H2818 [25FE]
      ------national policy to provide health care and reform 
        insurance procedures (H.R. 3200), H8078, H8079, H8080, H8081, 
        H8082, H8084, H8085, H8086, H8090 [14JY], H8569, H8570, H8571, 
        H8572, H8573, H8574, H8575, H8576, H8578, H8579, H8580, H8581, 
        H8582, H8583 [22JY], H8893 [28JY], H9041, H9042, H9043, H9044, 
        H9045, H9046, H9047, H9048 [29JY], H9638, H9639, H9640, H9641, 
        H9642, H9643, H9644, H9645, H9646, H9652 [16SE], H9875, H9876, 
        H9877, H9878, H9879, H9880, H9881, H9882 [23SE], H10130, 
        H10132, H10133, H10134, H10135, H10136 [30SE], H10449, H10450, 
        H10451 [1OC], H11085, H11086, H11087, H11088, H11089, H11090, 
        H11091, H11092 [7OC], H11362, H11363, H11364, H11365, H11366, 
        H11367, H11368, H11369, H11370 [14OC], H11561, H11564, H11565, 
        H11566, H11567, H11568 [21OC], H11819 [27OC], H12025, H12031 
        [28OC]
      ------national policy to provide health care and reform 
        insurance procedures (H.R. 3962), H12279, H12280, H12281, 
        H12282, H12283, H12284, H12285 [3NO], H12344, H12348, H12349, 
        H12350 [4NO], H13126, H13127, H13128, H13129, H13130, H13131, 
        H13132, H13133, H13263 [18NO], H15480 [16DE]
      ------national policy to provide health care and reform 
        insurance procedures impact on job creation, H8576 [22JY]
      ------prohibit Federal funding of abortions under any national 
        health care plan, H8572 [22JY]
      ------reduce health care and insurance costs through medical 
        malpractice tort reform, H11565, H11566, H11567 [21OC], H12285 
        [3NO]
      ------require immigrants applying for Federal health care 
        benefits to present documentation proving citizenship and 
        identity, H9881 [23SE]
      ------require that any major health care reform bill considered 
        on the House floor should be available for viewing, H8569 
        [22JY]
      Higher Education Act: amend (H.R. 3221), H9877 [23SE]
      House of Representatives: legislative process, H12031 [28OC]
      House Rules: require that legislation and conference reports be 
        available on the Internet prior to consideration by the House, 
        H11364 [14OC]
      Housing: reform the regulation of the housing-related 
        Government-sponsored enterprises, H303 [14JA], H1017, H1018, 
        H1019 [4FE], H2812 [25FE], H4012 [25MR], H9647, H9648 [16SE], 
        H13454 [2DE]
      IMF: funding, H6548 [11JN]
      Immigration: prevent illegal immigrants from receiving public 
        health benefits, H13263 [18NO]
      Insurance: provide for cooperative governing of individual 
        health insurance coverage offered in interstate commerce (H.R. 
        3217), H8090 [14JY]
      ------require public eligibility to be confirmed under Income 
        Eligibility Verification System, H11366 [14OC]
      Iran: prevent proliferation and acquisition of nuclear weapons, 
        H9892, H9893, H9894 [23SE]
      ------testing of surface-to-surface missile and possible 
        development and addition of nuclear warhead, H5875, H5876, 
        H5877, H5878, H5879 [20MY]
      Jacob, Lori: Junior Achievement Worldwide (organization) Karl 
        Flemke Pioneer Achievement Award recipient, E2212 
        [9SE]
      Lance Corporal Drew W. Weaver Post Office Building, St. Charles, 
        MO: designate (H.R. 1218), H3717 [23MR]
      Medicare: reform sustainable growth rate payment system for 
        physicians (H.R. 3961), H13333, H13334 [19NO]
      ------solvency, H13132 [18NO]
      Missouri Botanical Garden: anniversary, E1416 [15JN]
      Morality and ethics: importance of accountability in government 
        and society, H13261 [18NO]
      Motor vehicles: impact of partisanship on closure of 
        dealerships, H6395 [9JN]
      National Brain Injury Awareness Month: designate (H. Res. 178), 
        H3715 [23MR]
      Natural gas: encourage production, H6398 [9JN]
      Nuclear weapons: proliferation, H5281 [6MY]
      Obama, President: evaluation of administration, H4973, H4974, 
        H4975, H4976, H4977, H4978, H4979, H4980 [29AP]
      ------evaluation of economic policies, H2918, H2919, H2921, 
        H2922 [3MR], H3325, H3327, H3329 [11MR], H6393, H6394, H6395, 
        H6396, H6397, H6398, H6399, H6400 [9JN], H8582, H8583 [22JY], 
        H11562 [21OC]
      O'Fallon Casting LLC: anniversary, E2592 [21OC]
      Power resources: create clean energy jobs, achieve energy 
        independence, reduce global warming pollution, and transition 
        to a clean energy economy (H.R. 2454), H5880, H5881, H5882 
        [20MY], H6063, H6064, H6065, H6066, H6067, H6068, H6069, H6070 
        [2JN], H7650 [26JN], H8427 [21JY], H9652 [16SE], H9876 [23SE], 
        H15481 [16DE]
      ------national energy policy, H5557, H5559, H5560 [13MY]
      ------provide a comprehensive energy package to secure our 
        economic future through increased energy innovation, 
        conservation, and production (H.R. 2300), H5558 [13MY]
      Public debt: ceiling, H15483 [16DE]
      ------debt held by foreigners, H13127 [18NO]
      Republican Party: national agenda, H2916, H2919, H2920, H2921 
        [3MR], H11563, H11565, H11566, H11567 [21OC]
      Small business: health insurance premium rates, H13127, H13129 
        [18NO]
      Specialist Peter J. Navarro Post Office Building, Ballwin, MO: 
        designate (H.R. 1217), H3409 [16MR]
      Stan Lundine Post Office Building, Jamestown, NY: designate 
        (H.R. 918), H3716 [23MR]
      Taxation: impose a higher rate of tax on bonuses paid by 
        businesses receiving Troubled Asset Relief Program funds (H.R. 
        1586), H3625, H3626 [18MR]
      ------provide permanent incentives for economic growth (H.R. 
        470), H304, H305, H306, H307, H308, H309, H310 [14JA]
      ------rates, H3324, H3327, H3328, H3329 [11MR], H3622, H3623, 
        H3625, H3627 [18MR], H4675, H4676 [22AP], H12281, H12282 
        [3NO], H13452, H13453 [2DE], H15483 [16DE]
      Thanksgiving Day: observance, H13334-H13340 [19NO]
      Treaties and agreements: Antiballistic Missile Treaty, H5876 
        [20MY]
      Unemployment: rates, H6393, H6394, H6395, H6396, H6397, H6398, 
        H6399, H6400 [9JN], H8089 [14JY], H8427 [21JY], H13128 [18NO], 
        H13449 [2DE]
      Votes: position on missed, H7919 [9JY], H9165 
        [30JY], H10122 [30SE], E2041 [28JY]
  Remarks in House relative to
      Special order: granted, H6803 [15JN], H13625 [8DE]
  Transcripts
      National Prayer Breakfast, E1171 [14MY]
  Tributes
      Carlson, Robert J., E1408 [15JN]
      Raven, Peter H., E1416 [15JN]




AKPAKIP, EKA

  Privilege of the floor
      Senate, S7015 [24JN]




AKRON, OH

  Bills and resolutions
      Akron Veterans Memorial Post Office: designate (see H.R. 1852), 
        H4396 [1AP] (see H.R. 2004), H4580 [21AP]
  Remarks in House
      Akron Veterans Memorial Post Office: designate (H.R. 2004), 
        H9297, H9298 [8SE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Akron Veterans Memorial Post Office: designate (H.R. 2004), 
        S11300 [9NO]
      Harvey S. Firestone High School: tribute to class of 1969 
        reunion, S8132 [27JY]
  Reports filed
      Akron Veterans Memorial Post Office, Akron, OH: Committee on 
        Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (Senate) (H.R. 
        2004), S11118 [4NO]
  Texts of
      H.R. 2004, Akron Veterans Memorial Post Office, Akron, OH, H9297 
        [8SE]




ALABAMA

  Amendments
      Higher Education Act: amend (H.R. 3221), H9604, H9624, H9630, 
        H9632, H9634, H9635, H9636 [16SE], H9675, H9676, H9677, H9678, 
        H9679, H9680, H9681, H9682, H9683, H9684, H9685, H9686, H9687, 
        H9688, H9689, H9693, H9694, H9699, H9701 [17SE]
  Articles and editorials
      Again, With Feeling--No New Drilling, S6491 [11JN]
      Medicaid Rules Put Pinch on Poor, Lack of Proof Needed for Plan 
        Keeps Many From Help, S347 [13JA]
  Bills and resolutions
      Alabama Black Belt National Heritage Area: establish (see S. 
        2892), S13319 [16DE] (see H.R. 4345), H15499 [16DE]
      Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area: conduct 
        suitability and feasibility study for expanding boundary (see 
        H.R. 3785), H11166 [8OC]
      Chattahoochee Trace National Heritage Corridor: conduct 
        suitability and feasibility study (see H.R. 867), H1042 [4FE]
      Crime: express condolences to families of victims of shooting 
        rampage (see H. Res. 341), H4582 [21AP]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: establish Gulf Coast Civic Works 
        Commission (see H.R. 2269), H5306 [6MY]
      Higher Education Act: amend (see H.R. 3221), H8184 [15JY]
      ------amend (H.R. 3221), consideration (see H. Res. 746), H9548 
        [15SE]
      Hurricanes: establish an independent, Presidentially-appointed 
        commission to assess the circumstances related to the damage 
        caused by Hurricane Katrina (see H.R. 62), H30 [6JA]
      Keller, Helen: provide for acceptance of a statue presented by 
        the people of Alabama for placement in the Capitol (see S. 
        Con. Res. 41), S9733 [23SE] (see S. Con. Res. 42), S10061 
        [1OC]
      Rivers: provide for a National Research Council study to assess 
        water management, needs, and conservation of the Apalachicola, 
        Chattahoochee, and Flint Rivers in Georgia, Florida, and 
        Alabama (see S. 805), S4310 [2AP] (see H.R. 1901), H4520 [2AP]
      SBA: improve and extend certain disaster assistance and 
        hurricane relief programs and provide assistance to homeowners 
        affected by defective drywall imported from China (see S. 
        2731), S11205 [5NO]
      Taxation: extend increased rehabilitation credit for structures 
        in the Gulf Opportunity Zone (see S. 1861), S10700 [22OC]
      Trail of Tears National Historic Trail: include new trail 
        segments, land components, and campgrounds (see H.R. 454), 
        H162 [9JA]
  Certificates of election
      Senate: Jeff Sessions, S3 [6JA]
  Descriptions
      Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act (H.R. 3221): 
        Provisions on Prohibition on Awarding Contracts, Grants, or 
        Other Federal Funds to, or Engaging in Activities That Promote 
        Certain Indicted Organizations, E2375 [25SE]
  Letters
      Effect of Dept. of the Interior-administrated oil and gas 
        leasing on military training and readiness in Eastern Gulf of 
        Mexico: Donald H. Rumsfeld, Dept. of Defense (2005), S6489 
        [11JN]
      Medicaid expansion: Robert Riley, Governor of Alabama, E2466 
        [8OC]
      SBA Disaster Recovery and Reform Act: Karen Gordon Mills, SBA, 
        S11212 [5NO]
      ------several Senators, S11212 [5NO]
      Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act: Douglas W. Elmendorf, 
        CBO, S9716 [23SE]
  Lists
      World War II veterans flown to Washington, DC, by Honor Flight 
        South Alabama (organization), E1057 [5MY]
  Motions
      Higher Education Act: amend (H.R. 3221), H9699 [17SE]
  Oaths of office
      Sessions, Jeff: Senate, S4 [6JA]
  Poems
      ``Bringing Her Light,'' Albert C. Caswell, E2459 [6OC]
  Remarks in House
      Alexander City, AL: anniversary of Bill Nichols State Veterans 
        Home, E2821 [19NO]
      Anniston, AL: tribute to Center for Domestic Preparedness, 
        H10524 [7OC]
      Armbrecht, Eugenia: Beta Sigma Phi International (organization) 
        Mobile, AL, chapter First Lady of Mobile award recipient, E877 
        [2AP]
      Auburn University at Montgomery: anniversary, E2395 [29SE]
      Bailey, Daryl: Alabama District Attorney's Association Assistant 
        District Attorney of the Year award recipient, H7950 [10JY]
      Colleges and universities: require funds saved from student loan 
        reform be available for the reduction of the Federal deficit, 
        H9688, H9689 [17SE]
      Corps of Engineers: report critical yield of Federal reservoirs 
        on the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River and Alabama-
        Coosa-Tallapoosa River basins, H8112, H8125, H8134 [15JY]
      Crime: express condolences to families of victims of shooting 
        rampage, H3149 [11MR]
      ------express condolences to families of victims of shooting 
        rampage (H. Res. 341), H4850-H4852 [28AP]
      Crosby, Ralph: Top-Side Aviation Club Boss of the Year award 
        recipient, E1389 [12JN]
      Dept. of Defense: tribue to Army non-commissioned officers, 
        E2430 [1OC]
      First Community Bank: anniversary, E2287 [16SE]
      Fort Payne, AL: prohibit funding for Fort Payne Coal and Iron 
        Building rehabilitation, H7435, H7436 [25JN]
      Gambril, Greg: Alabama District Attorney's Association Brad 
        Morris Memorial District Attorney of the Year Award recipient, 
        H7950 [10JY]
      Goodrich Aerostructures: anniversary, E2460 [6OC]
      Higher Education Act: amend (H.R. 3221), H9554, H9594-H9637 
        [16SE], H9674, H9675-H9702, H9704 [17SE], H9876, H9877 [23SE], 
        H9904 [24SE], H11473 [20OC], H14861 [14DE], E2299, E2300, 
        E2302, E2303, E2304, E2305, E2306, E2308, E2310, E2311, E2312, 
        E2313, E2314, E2315, E2316, E2317, E2318, E2320 [17SE], E2325, 
        E2329, E2335 [22SE], E2374, E2375 [25SE], E2418 [1OC], E2764 
        [16NO]
      ------amend (H.R. 3221), consideration (H. Res. 746), H9558-
        H9566 [16SE]
      ------amend (H.R. 3221), corrections in engrossment, H9702 
        [17SE]
      ------amend (H.R. 3221), motion to recommit, H9699, H9700 
        [17SE], E2397 [29SE]
      Honor Flight South Alabama (organization): tribute, E1057 [5MY], 
        E2291 [16SE]
      Huntsville, AL: tribute to S.R. Butler High School boys' 
        basketball team, E1444 [17JN]
      Hurricanes: anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, H9210 [31JY]
      Jones, Sam: Mobile, AL, Civitan Club Mobilian of the Year award 
        recipient, E742 [23MR]
      Keller, Helen: provide for acceptance of a statue presented by 
        the people of Alabama for placement in the Capitol, H10524 
        [7OC]
      ------provide for acceptance of a statue presented by the people 
        of Alabama for placement in the Capitol (S. Con. Res. 41), 
        H10085-H10087 [30SE], E2458 [6OC]
      ------provide for acceptance of a statue presented by the people 
        of Alabama for placement in the Capitol (S. Con. Res. 42), 
        H10486 [6OC], E2459 [6OC]
      Lineville, AL: anniversary of Pine Grove Baptist Church, E2648 
        [28OC]
      Ozark, AL: Harry N. Mixon Elementary School recipient of 
        Renaissance Learning Inc., Accelerated Reader Master School 
        Award, H4254 [1AP]
      Snider, Cynthia C.: Ohatchee, AL, Teacher of the Year award 
        recipient, E1146 [13MY]
      Taxation: extend increased rehabilitation credit for structures 
        in the Gulf Opportunity Zone, H14381, H14382 [9DE]
      Wellington, AL: anniversary of Hopewell Baptist Church, E2016 
        [27JY]
  Remarks in Senate
      Crime: express condolences to victims and those affected by 
        shootings, S3010 [11MR]
      Goodrich Corp.: anniversary of Foley, AL, Goodrich 
        Aerostructures facility, S11488 [18NO]
      Higher Education Act: amend (H.R. 3221), S9626-S9628 [22SE], 
        S9715-S9717 [23SE], S9907 [29SE], S13120 [12DE]
      Kallon, Abdul K.: nomination to be district judge, S11974 [21NO]
      Keller, Helen: provide for acceptance of a statue presented by 
        the people of Alabama for placement in the Capitol (S. Con. 
        Res. 41), S9758 [23SE]
      ------provide for acceptance of a statue presented by the people 
        of Alabama for placement in the Capitol (S. Con. Res. 42), 
        S10076 [1OC]
      Medicaid: impact of increased funding obligations on States, 
        S13593 [20DE]
      Outer Continental Shelf: effect of lifting moratorium on oil and 
        gas drilling, leasing, and exploration on certain portions on 
        Navy and Air Force training bases in Florida panhandle, S6489-
        S6491 [11JN]
      SBA: improve and extend certain disaster assistance and 
        hurricane relief programs and provide assistance to homeowners 
        affected by defective drywall imported from China (S. 2731), 
        S11207-S11210 [5NO]
  Reports filed
      Consideration of H.R. 3221, Student Aid and Fiscal 
        Responsibility Act: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 746) 
        (H. Rept. 111-256), H9548 [15SE]
      Nomination of Abdul K. Kallon To Be District Judge: Committee on 
        the Judiciary (Senate), S11593 [19NO]
      Nomination of Joyce White Vance To Be U.S. Attorney: Committee 
        on the Judiciary (Senate), S6804 [18JN]
      Nomination of Kenyen R. Brown To Be U.S. Attorney: Committee on 
        the Judiciary (Senate), S11205 [5NO]
      Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act: Committee on 
        Education and Labor (House) (H.R. 3221) (H. Rept. 111-232), 
        H8872 [27JY]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 341, express condolences to families of victims of 
        shooting rampage in Alabama, H4850 [28AP]
      H. Res. 746, consideration of H.R. 3221, Student Aid and Fiscal 
        Responsibility Act, H9558 [16SE]
      H.R. 3221, Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act, H9604-
        H9624 [16SE]
      S. 2731, SBA Disaster Recovery and Reform Act, S11210-S11212 
        [5NO]
      S. Con. Res. 41, acceptance of a statue of Helen Keller 
        presented by the people of Alabama for placement in the 
        Capitol, S9750, S9758 [23SE], H10085 [30SE]
      S. Con. Res. 42, acceptance of a statue of Helen Keller 
        presented by the people of Alabama for placement in the 
        Capitol, S10068, S10076 [1OC]
      S. Con. Res. 42, provide for acceptance of a statue of Helen 
        Keller presented by the people of Alabama for placement in the 
        Capitol, H10486 [6OC]




ALABAMA DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S ASSOCIATION

  Remarks in House
      Bailey, Daryl: Alabama District Attorney's Association Assistant 
        District Attorney of the Year award recipient, H7950 [10JY]
      Gambril, Greg: Alabama District Attorney's Association Brad 
        Morris Memorial District Attorney of the Year Award recipient, 
        H7950 [10JY]




ALABAMA (U.S.S.)

  Remarks in House
      Ships and vessels: tribute to former crew members, E2238 [10SE]




ALAMEDA COUNTY, CA

  Bills and resolutions
      California: anniversary of East Bay Regional Park District (see 
        S. Con. Res. 47), S11205 [5NO] (see H. Con. Res. 211), H12587 
        [6NO]
  Remarks in House
      California: anniversary of East Bay Regional Park District, 
        E2169 [31JY], E2561 [15OC]
      Fremont, CA: anniversary of Fremont Family Resource Center, E975 
        [27AP]
  Remarks in Senate
      California: anniversary of East Bay Regional Park District, 
        S10108 [5OC]
  Texts of
      S. Con. Res. 47, East Bay Regional Park District anniversary, 
        S11223 [5NO]




ALAMO, CA

  Remarks in House
      American Association of University Women: tribute to Danville-
        Alamo, CA, branch, E2499 [8OC]




ALAMPI, ANTHONY

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E994 [28AP]




ALASKA

  Appointments
      Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture and Arts 
        Development Board of Trustees, H5550 [13MY]
  Articles and editorials
      Complete Sham, S2811 [5MR]
      Credit for Service--Restore Retirement Pay to the Eskimo Scouts, 
        S997 [28JA]
      Endangered Law--Bush Rule Change Ignores Science--Again, S2811 
        [5MR]
      Endangered Process, S2810 [5MR]
      Endangered Species--A 9-Second Rewrite, S2811 [5MR]
      Fix This Now--Cut Is No Way To Treat Old Vets, S997 [28JA]
      Gutting the Law, S2811 [5MR]
      Shredder Is Overheating in Bush's Final Months, S2812 [5MR]
      Unnecessary ESA Rewrite, S2810 [5MR]
      Who Needs Those Pesky Scientists?, S2810 [5MR]
  Bills and resolutions
      Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act: provide for the recognition 
        of certain Native communities and the settlement of certain 
        claims (see S. 784), S4310 [2AP] (see H.R. 2018), H4581 [21AP]
      ------provide for the settlement of certain claims (see S. 881), 
        S4669 [23AP] (see H.R. 2099), H4733 [23AP]
      ------resolve land claims of the Bering Straits Native Corp. 
        (see S. 522), S2766 [4MR] (see H.R. 2340), H5399 [7MY]
      Alexander Creek, AK: recognize as a Native village (see H.R. 
        3229), H8184 [15JY]
      Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: preserve the Arctic coastal 
        plain as wilderness (see S. 231), S388 [14JA] (see H.R. 39), 
        H29 [6JA]
      Arctic regions: create the American Arctic Adaptation Grant 
        Program to prevent or mitigate effects of Arctic climate 
        change (see S. 1566), S8681 [3AU]
      ------study mental, behavioral, and physical health problems, 
        institute Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Arctic 
        health assessment program, and create NIH ``Arctic Desk'' (see 
        S. 1565), S8681 [3AU]
      Armed Forces: treat service as a member of the Alaska 
        Territorial Guard during World War II as active service for 
        purposes of retired pay (see S. 342), S994 [28JA] (see H.R. 
        744), H777 [28JA]
      Aviation: improve safety (see S. 1170), S6030 [3JN]
      Civil Rights Act: repeal exemption for Wards Cove Packing Co. 
        (see H.R. 3038), H7444 [25JN]
      Courts: appoint additional Federal circuit judges and divide the 
        ninth judicial circuit into two circuits (see S. 1727), S9981 
        [30SE] (see H.R. 191), H35 [6JA]
      Dept. of Commerce: adapt lessons of foreign aid to 
        underdeveloped economies to provision of Federal economic 
        development assistance to remote Native American communities 
        (see S. 980), S5128 [5MY] (see H.R. 2507), H5792 [19MY]
      Dept. of Defense: deploy ground-based interceptors as part of 
        the missile defense system (see H.R. 2845), H6742 [12JN]
      Dept. of HHS: authorize an Indian youth telemental health 
        demonstration project (see S. 1635), S8993 [6AU]
      Dept. of State: establish a U.S. Ambassador at Large for Arctic 
        Affairs (see S. 1563), S8681 [3AU]
      Dept. of the Interior: authorize exploration, leasing, 
        development, and production of oil and gas in and from the 
        western Coastal Plain of Alaska without surface occupancy (see 
        S. 503), S2592 [27FE]
      ------establish an environmentally sound oil and gas leasing 
        program for exploration, development, and production of 
        resources of the Coastal Plain of Alaska (see H.R. 49), H29 
        [6JA]
      ------issue right-of-way permits for natural gas pipeline 
        transportation utility systems in non-wilderness areas within 
        the Denali National Park and Preserve (see S. 766), S4172 
        [1AP]
      Dept. of the Treasury: authorize a grant program to provide for 
        expanded access to mainstream financial institutions (see S. 
        786), S4310 [2AP]
      Diseases: prevent, treat, and improve care of individuals with 
        diabetes, and reduce health disparities within racial and 
        ethnic minority groups relative to diabetes (see S. 844), 
        S4513 [21AP] (see H.R. 1995), H4580 [21AP]
      Federal employees: provide retirement equity for Federal 
        employees in nonforeign areas outside the 48 contiguous States 
        and the District of Columbia (see S. 507), S2623 [2MR] (see 
        H.R. 1266), H2924 [3MR]
      Fish and fishing: authorize a single fisheries cooperative for 
        the Bering Sea Aleutian Islands longline catcher processor 
        subsector (see S. 1609), S8992 [6AU] (see H.R. 3910), H11712 
        [22OC]
      Mount McKinley: retain name (see H.R. 229), H68 [7JA]
      National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month: 
        observance (see S. Res. 342), S11205 [5NO]
      NOAA: establish Salmon Stronghold Partnership program (see S. 
        817), S4311 [2AP] (see H.R. 2055), H4687 [22AP]
      Oceans: enhance readiness of the U.S. to deal with increased 
        maritime and development activity in the Arctic due to climate 
        change (see S. 1564), S8681 [3AU]
      ------ensure safe, secure, and reliable marine shipping in the 
        Arctic including the availability of aids to navigation, 
        vessel escorts, spill response capability, and maritime search 
        and rescue (see S. 1561), S8681 [3AU]
      ------study and report on research on the U.S. Arctic Ocean (see 
        S. 1562), S8681 [3AU]
      Outer Continental Shelf: share certain revenues from areas in 
        Alaska Adjacent Zone (see S. 1560), S8681 [3AU]
      Power resources: establish and implement oil and gas leasing 
        programs for the Outer Continental Shelf and the Coastal Plain 
        of Alaska, and streamline regulation of other energy projects 
        (see S. 570), S3025 [11MR] (see H.R. 1431), H3337 [11MR]
      Prince William Sound: modify applicability of certain 
        requirements to double hulled tankers transporting oil in bulk 
        (see S. 1041), S5501 [14MY]
      SBA: expand and improve assistance provided by Small Business 
        Development Centers to Native Americans (see H.R. 1834), H4395 
        [1AP]
      Taxation: encourage charitable contributions of real property 
        for conservation purposes by Native corporations (see S. 
        1673), S9371 [15SE] (see H.R. 3568), H9548 [15SE]
      ------permanently extend existing elective tax treatment for 
        Alaska Native Settlement Trusts (see S. 798), S4310 [2AP] (see 
        H.R. 1381), H3077 [6MR]
      ------terminate certain incentives for oil and gas (see S. 888), 
        S4669 [23AP]
      Timber: establish a grant program to encourage retooling of 
        entities in the timber industry (see S. 785), S4310 [2AP]
      U.S. Geological Survey: establish National Volcano Early Warning 
        and Monitoring System (see S. 782), S4310 [2AP]
  Certificates of election
      Senate: Mark Begich, S1 [6JA]
  Letters
      Dept. of the Interior issuance of right-of-way permits for 
        natural gas pipeline transportation utility systems in non-
        wilderness areas within the Denali National Park and Preserve: 
        several Alaska environmental organizations, S4178 [1AP]
      Domestic energy policy impact on certain Endangered Species Act 
        regulations: Senator Murkowski, S5401-S5403 [13MY]
      Medicaid expansion: Sean Parnell, Governor of Alaska, E2466 
        [8OC]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: Lorne Bretz, 
        Anchorage, AK, Police & Fire Retiree Medical Trust, S13773 
        [22DE]
      Require Depts. of the Interior or Commerce to follow existing 
        public notice and comment statutes to modify Endangered 
        Species Act rule relative to polar bears and related carbon 
        emissions rule: Senator Begich, H2650 [25FE]
  Lists
      Alaska Armed Forces members killed in action in Iraq and 
        Afghanistan, S11314 [10NO]
      Alaska Decoration of Honor recipients, S5811 [21MY]
  Oaths of office
      Begich, Mark: Senate, S4 [6JA]
  Obituaries
      Burgin, Peggy A.: Anchorage (AK) Daily News, S5693 [20MY]
      Menard, Curtis D.: Mat-Su Valley (AK) Frontiersman, S4058 [31MR]
  Remarks in House
      Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act: provide for the settlement 
        of certain claims (H.R. 2099), E961 [23AP]
      Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: oil and gas exploration, H1049, 
        H1072 [9FE], H6138 [3JN], H7698 [26JN], H11505 [20OC]
      ------preserve the Arctic coastal plain as wilderness (H.R. 39), 
        E20 [6JA]
      Civil rights: anniversary of Selma to Montgomery civil rights 
        marches, E986 [27AP]
      Dept. of Education: historically Black colleges and 
        universities, Hispanic-serving institutions, and tribal 
        colleges and universities funding, H9603 [16SE]
      Diseases: prevent, treat, and improve care of individuals with 
        diabetes, and reduce health disparities within racial and 
        ethnic minority groups relative to diabetes (H.R. 1995), E2810 
        [19NO], E2872 [2DE]
      Endangered Species Act: require Depts. of the Interior or 
        Commerce to follow existing public notice and comment statutes 
        to modify rule relative to polar bears and related carbon 
        emissions rule, H2649, H2650 [25FE]
      Federal employees: transition personnel in nonforeign areas 
        eligible to receive cost-of-living allowance to locality pay, 
        H7164, H7165 [24JN]
      Kaltenborn, K.C.: Congregation Beth Shalom, Anchorage, AK, 
        Shining Lights Award recipient, E1050 [4MY]
      Mount McKinley: retain name (H.R. 229), E33 [7JA]
      National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month: 
        observance, E2805 [18NO]
      Native Americans: programs funding, H12060, H12061 [29OC]
      Power resources: conduct feasibility study on efficacy of 
        transporting carbon dioxide from Fairbanks plant to Alaska 
        North Slope in order to enhance oil recovery, H15416 [16DE]
      ------establish and implement oil and gas leasing programs for 
        the Outer Continental Shelf and the Coastal Plain of Alaska, 
        and streamline regulation of other energy projects (H.R. 
        1431), H4491-H4498 [2AP]
      SBA: expand and improve assistance provided by Small Business 
        Development Centers to Native Americans (H.R. 1834), H13077-
        H13079 [18NO], E2805 [18NO]
      Schumacher, Cathie: Congregation Beth Shalom, Anchorage, AK, 
        Shining Lights Award recipient, E1050 [4MY]
      Taxation: encourage charitable contributions of real property 
        for conservation purposes by Native corporations (H.R. 3568), 
        E2266 [15SE]
      ------permanently extend existing elective tax treatment for 
        Alaska Native Settlement Trusts, H14397 [9DE]
      ------permanently extend existing elective tax treatment for 
        Alaska Native Settlement Trusts (H.R. 1381), E621 [10MR]
      Transportation Security Administration: repeal requirement for 
        mandatory baggage screening at certain airports in Alaksa, 
        H6174 [4JN]
      White House Tribal Nations Conference: tribute to participants, 
        H12208 [3NO]
  Remarks in Senate
      Alaska Decoration of Honor: tribute to recipients, S5811 [21MY]
      Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act: provide for the recognition 
        of certain Native communities and the settlement of certain 
        claims (S. 784), S4315 [2AP]
      ------provide for the settlement of certain claims (S. 881), 
        S4682 [23AP]
      ------resolve land claims of the Bering Straits Native Corp. (S. 
        522), S2767 [4MR]
      Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: preserve the Arctic coastal 
        plain as wilderness (S. 231), S389 [14JA]
      Arctic regions: create the American Arctic Adaptation Grant 
        Program to prevent or mitigate effects of Arctic climate 
        change (S. 1566), S8685 [3AU]
      ------study mental, behavioral, and physical health problems, 
        institute Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Arctic 
        health assessment program, and create NIH ``Arctic Desk'' (S. 
        1565), S8685 [3AU]
      Armed Forces: treat service as a member of the Alaska 
        Territorial Guard during World War II as active service for 
        purposes of retired pay, S776-S778 [22JA], S7542 [15JY], 
        S10007-S10009 [1OC], S11021 [3NO]
      ------treat service as a member of the Alaska Territorial Guard 
        during World War II as active service for purposes of retired 
        pay (S. 342), S997 [28JA]
      ------tribute, S11313 [10NO]
      Chugach National Forest: retain receipts from sale of gravel and 
        other mineral development to enhance Chugach Whistle Stop 
        project, S9726 [23SE]
      Dept. of Defense: construction of silos at Fort Greely, AK, to 
        support deployment of ground-based interceptors as part of 
        missile defense system, S8189 [28JY]
      Dept. of HHS: authorize an Indian youth telemental health 
        demonstration project (S. 1635), S9038 [6AU]
      Dept. of State: establish a U.S. Ambassador at Large for Arctic 
        Affairs (S. 1563), S8685 [3AU]
      Dept. of the Interior: authorize exploration, leasing, 
        development, and production of oil and gas in and from the 
        western Coastal Plain of Alaska without surface occupancy (S. 
        503), S2592 [27FE]
      ------issue right-of-way permits for natural gas pipeline 
        transportation utility systems in non-wilderness areas within 
        the Denali National Park and Preserve (S. 766), S4177 [1AP]
      Dept. of the Treasury: authorize a grant program to provide for 
        expanded access to mainstream financial institutions (S. 786), 
        S4316 [2AP]
      Endangered Species Act: require Depts. of the Interior or 
        Commerce to follow existing public notice and comment statutes 
        to modify rule relative to polar bears and related carbon 
        emissions rule, S2677, S2679 [3MR], S2745 [4MR], S2782, S2800, 
        S2803, S2809-S2813 [5MR], S5367 [12MY], S5401 [13MY]
      Federal employees: provide retirement equity for Federal 
        employees in nonforeign areas outside the 48 contiguous States 
        and the District of Columbia, S6140-S6143 [4JN], S6245 [8JN], 
        S7859 [22JY], S7974, S7989-S7993, S7997 [23JY]
      ------provide retirement equity for Federal employees in 
        nonforeign areas outside the 48 contiguous States and the 
        District of Columbia (S. 507), S2638 [2MR]
      Fish and fishing: authorize a single fisheries cooperative for 
        the Bering Sea Aleutian Islands longline catcher processor 
        subsector (S. 1609), S9009 [6AU]
      Forest Service: subsistence hunting and fishing management 
        activities funding for Alaska, S9726 [23SE], S11021 [3NO]
      Global Youth Service Days: designate (S. Res. 105), S4663 [23AP]
      Health: reduce health disparities within racial and ethnic 
        minority uninsured populations, S11317 [10NO]
      Insurance: impact of health insurance premium rates, S13772 
        [22DE]
      National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month: 
        observance, S11879 [20NO]
      ------observance (S. Res. 342), S11236 [5NO]
      National Native American Heritage Month: observance, S11021 
        [3NO]
      National wildlife refuges: include certain non-Federal land in 
        the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge and the Alaska Peninsula 
        National Wildlife Refuge, S422, S425 [15JA]
      Native Americans: tribute to Native Alaskans, S11021 [3NO]
      NOAA: establish Salmon Stronghold Partnership program (S. 817), 
        S4370 [2AP]
      Oceans: enhance readiness of the U.S. to deal with increased 
        maritime and development activity in the Arctic due to climate 
        change (S. 1564), S8685 [3AU]
      ------ensure safe, secure, and reliable marine shipping in the 
        Arctic including the availability of aids to navigation, 
        vessel escorts, spill response capability, and maritime search 
        and rescue (S. 1561), S8685 [3AU]
      ------study and report on research on the U.S. Arctic Ocean (S. 
        1562), S8685 [3AU]
      Outer Continental Shelf: share certain revenues from areas in 
        Alaska Adjacent Zone (S. 1560), S8685 [3AU], S11021 [3NO]
      Peace Corps: anniversary, S2688 [3MR]
      Power resources: establish and implement oil and gas leasing 
        programs for the Outer Continental Shelf and the Coastal Plain 
        of Alaska, and streamline regulation of other energy projects 
        (S. 570), S3034 [11MR], S3036, S3069 [12MR], S6138-S6140 [4JN]
      Prince William Sound: modify applicability of certain 
        requirements to double hulled tankers transporting oil in bulk 
        (S. 1041), S5521 [14MY]
      Taxation: encourage charitable contributions of real property 
        for conservation purposes by Native corporations (S. 1673), 
        S9378 [15SE]
      Timber: establish a grant program to encourage retooling of 
        entities in the timber industry (S. 785), S4315 [2AP]
      U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: provide funding to conduct 
        environmental analysis to determine viability of exchanging 
        Izembek National Wildlife Refuge lands with Alaska, S9726 
        [23SE]
      U.S. Geological Survey: Volcano Hazards Program funding, S3953 
        [30MR]
      Volcanoes: assess impact of Mount Redoubt eruption and improve 
        volcano monitoring system, S3952-S3954 [30MR]
  Reports filed
      Nomination of Karen L. Loeffler To Be U.S. Attorney: Committee 
        on the Judiciary (Senate), S10318 [8OC]
      Non-Foreign Area Retirement Equity Assurance (Non-Foreign AREA) 
        Act: Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs 
        (Senate) (S. 507) (S. Rept. 111-88), S10434 [14OC]
  Texts of
      H.R. 1834, Native American Business Development Enhancement Act, 
        H13077 [18NO]
      S. 342, treat service as a member of the Alaska Territorial 
        Guard during World War II as active service for purposes of 
        retired pay, S997 [28JA]
      S. 503, No Surface Occupancy Western Arctic Coastal Plain 
        Domestic Energy Security Act, S2593-S2595 [27FE]
      S. 507, Non-Foreign Area Retirement Equity Assurance (Non-
        Foreign AREA) Act, S2638-S2641 [2MR]
      S. 786, Improving Access to Mainstream Financial Institutions 
        Act, S4317 [2AP]
      S. 817, Pacific Salmon Stronghold Conservation Act, S4370-S4373 
        [2AP]
      S. 881, Southeast Alaska Native Land Entitlement Finalization 
        Act, S4683-S4686 [23AP]
      S. 1041, modify applicability of certain requirements to double 
        hulled tankers transporting oil in bulk on Prince William 
        Sound, S5522 [14MY]
      S. 1609, Longline Catcher Processor Subsector Single Fishery 
        Cooperative Act, S9009 [6AU]
      S. 1635, 7th Generation Promise--Indian Youth Suicide Prevention 
        Act, S9039-S9041 [6AU]
      S. Res. 342, National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage 
        Month, S11222, S11236 [5NO]
  Tributes
      Begich, Senator, S6535 [11JN], S8642 [3AU]
      Murkowski, Senator, S429 [15JA]
      Stevens, Ted, S593 [15JA]




ALASKA MEDICINE (publication)

  Articles and editorials
      Malpractice Relief, S13775 [22DE]




ALASKA NATIONAL INTEREST LANDS CONSERVATION ACT

  Remarks in Senate
      Forest Service: subsistence hunting and fishing management 
        activities funding for Alaska, S9726 [23SE], S11021 [3NO]




ALASKA NATIVE CLAIMS SETTLEMENT ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Alexander Creek, AK: recognize as a Native village (see H.R. 
        3229), H8184 [15JY]
      Bering Straits Native Corp.: resolve land claims (see S. 522), 
        S2766 [4MR] (see H.R. 2340), H5399 [7MY]
      Native Americans: provide for the recognition of certain Native 
        communities and the settlement of certain claims (see S. 784), 
        S4310 [2AP] (see H.R. 2018), H4581 [21AP]
      ------provide for the settlement of certain claims (see S. 881), 
        S4669 [23AP] (see H.R. 2099), H4733 [23AP]
  Remarks in House
      Native Americans: provide for the settlement of certain claims 
        (H.R. 2099), E961 [23AP]
  Remarks in Senate
      Alaska: tribute to Native Alaskans, S11021 [3NO]
      Bering Straits Native Corp.: resolve land claims (S. 522), S2767 
        [4MR]
      Forest Service: subsistence hunting and fishing management 
        activities funding for Alaska, S9726 [23SE], S11021 [3NO]
      Native Americans: provide for the recognition of certain Native 
        communities and the settlement of certain claims (S. 784), 
        S4315 [2AP]
      ------provide for the settlement of certain claims (S. 881), 
        S4682 [23AP]
  Texts of
      S. 881, Southeast Alaska Native Land Entitlement Finalization 
        Act, S4683-S4686 [23AP]




ALASKA STATE MEDICAL ASSOCIATION

  Press releases
      Alaska Physicians' Group--Senator Erred on Tort Reform, S13775 
        [22DE]




ALASKAN NATIONAL INTEREST LANDS CONSERVATION ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Alexander Creek, AK: recognize as a Native village (see H.R. 
        3229), H8184 [15JY]




al-AULAQI, ANWAR

  Articles and editorials
      Cleric Linked to Fort Hood Attack Grew More Radicalized in 
        Yemen, H14465 [10DE]




ALBANIA, REPUBLIC OF

  Bills and resolutions
      Elections: recognize democratic accomplishments and express hope 
        that parliamentary elections maintain and improve the 
        transparency and fairness of democracy (see S. Res. 182), 
        S6452 [10JN]
  Remarks in House
      Michigan: tribute to Albanian diaspora, H7689 [26JN]
  Remarks in Senate
      Elections: recognize democratic accomplishments and express hope 
        that parliamentary elections maintain and improve the 
        transparency and fairness of democracy (S. Res. 182), S6796 
        [18JN], S6854 [19JN]
  Reports filed
      Recognize Democratic Accomplishments of Albania and Express Hope 
        That Parliamentary Elections Maintain and Improve the 
        Transparency and Fairness of Democracy: Committee on Foreign 
        Relations (Senate) (S. Res. 182), S6649 [16JN]
  Texts of
      S. Res. 182, recognize democratic accomplishments in Albania and 
        express hope that parliamentary elections maintain and improve 
        the transparency and fairness of democracy, S6475 [10JN]
      S. Res. 182, recognize democratic accomplishments of Albania and 
        express hope that parliamentary elections maintain and improve 
        the transparency and fairness of democracy, S6854 [19JN]




ALBANIAN AMERICANS

  Remarks in House
      Michigan: tribute to Albanian diaspora, H7689 [26JN]




ALBANY, GA

  Remarks in House
      Mount Zion Baptist Church: anniversary, E2498 [8OC]




ALBANY, MN

  Remarks in House
      Albany Chamber of Commerce: tribute to Community Service award 
        recipients, E140 [26JA]




ALBANY, NY

  Remarks in House
      Parsons Child and Family Center: tribute, H13471 [3DE]




ALBANY, OR

  Letters
      Rebuttal to report on economic stimulus projects relative to 
        characterization of Talking Water Gardens wastewater treatment 
        and water reuse project: Sharon Konopa, Mayor of Albany, OR, 
        E3044 [17DE]
  Remarks in House
      Flag--U.S.: constitutional protection of right to display, 
        H11389 [15OC]
      Oregon: rebuttal to report on economic stimulus projects 
        relative to characterization of Talking Water Gardens 
        wastewater treatment and water reuse project, E3044 [17DE]




ALBAREDA, NELSON

  Appointments
      Commission To Study the Potential Creation of a National Museum 
        of the American Latino, H5041 [30AP]




al-BASHIR, OMAR H.A. (President, Sudan)

  Bills and resolutions
      International Criminal Court: commend for issuing a warrant for 
        arrest of Sudanese President Omar H.A. al-Bashir and express 
        hope that this will be a step towards achieving peace and 
        stability in the Darfur region (see H. Res. 241), H3401 [12MR]
  Remarks in House
      International Criminal Court: commend for issuing a warrant for 
        arrest of Sudanese President Omar H.A. al-Bashir and express 
        hope that this will be a step towards achieving peace and 
        stability in the Darfur region (H. Res. 241), E664 [12MR]




ALBERG, KYLE T.

  Remarks in House
      Boy Scouts: Eagle Scout Award recipient, E1153 [14MY]




ALBERTVILLE, MN

  Remarks in House
      Leuer, Amelia: Library of Congress Letters About Literature 
        competition winner, E973 [27AP], E1001 [28AP]




ALBON, BRIAN AND SUSAN

  Remarks in House
      Albon, Margaret E.: tribute to birth, E463 [26FE]




ALBON, MARGARET E.

  Remarks in House
      Albon, Brian and Susan: tribute to birth of child, E463 [26FE]




ALBUQUERQUE, NM

  Remarks in House
      Solar energy: tribute to solar energy companies, H6418 [10JN]
  Remarks in Senate
      Davidson Institute for Talent Development: tribute to Davidson 
        Fellow Award recipients, S9549 [17SE]




ALBURY, CLEO O., JR.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E2391 [29SE]




ALCANTARA, GLORIA M.

  Bills and resolutions
      Relief (see H.R. 2645), H6014 [21MY]




ALCOA, INC.

  Articles and editorials
      ALCOA Hopes New Power Contract Will Bring Smelting Restart, 
        S4732 [27AP]




ALCOHOL AWARENESS MONTH

  Bills and resolutions
      Goals and ideals: support (see H. Res. 315), H4397 [1AP]




ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES

  Bills and resolutions
      Alcohol Awareness Month: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 
        315), H4397 [1AP]
      Armed Forces: improve and enhance substance use disorder 
        programs for members (see S. 459), S2423 [24FE] (see H.R. 
        3420), H9205 [30JY]
      Children and youth: improve mental health and substance abuse 
        services for juveniles by establishing new grant programs for 
        increased training, technical assistance, and coordination of 
        service providers (see H.R. 1931), H4521 [2AP]
      ------provide additional resources for efforts of community 
        coalitions, health care providers, parents, and others to 
        prevent and reduce underage drinking (see H.R. 1028), H1518 
        [12FE]
      Dept. of HHS: improve mental health and substance abuse health 
        care (see H.R. 2369), H5484 [12MY]
      Dept. of Transportation: condition receipt of certain highway 
        funding by States on the enactment and enforcement of certain 
        laws to prevent repeat intoxicated driving (see S. 2920), 
        S13698 [21DE]
      ------establish and maintain national clearinghouse for alcohol 
        and controlled substances testing records of commercial motor 
        vehicle operators (see S. 1113), S5700 [20MY]
      ------require air carriers to provide training to flight 
        attendants and gate attendants regarding serving alcohol and 
        dealing with disruptive passengers (see S. 743), S3986 [30MR]
      Families and domestic relations: allow children in foster care 
        to be placed with their parents in residential family 
        treatment centers that provide safe environments for treating 
        addiction and promoting healthy parenting (see S. 1286), S6804 
        [18JN]
      Health: provide for sex education and substance abuse treatment 
        and prevention (see H.R. 1364), H3054 [5MR]
      National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Day: observance 
        (see H. Con. Res. 115), H5061 [30AP]
      National Conference of State Liquor Administrators: anniversary 
        (see H. Con. Res. 188), H9807 [22SE]
      National Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Awareness Day: 
        designate (see S. Res. 240), S8765 [4AU]
      Taxation: provide a special rule for allocating the cover over 
        of distilled spirits taxes between Puerto Rico and the Virgin 
        Islands (see H.R. 2122), H4839 [27AP]
      ------reduce excise tax rate on beer produced domestically by 
        certain small producers (see H.R. 4278), H14743 [10DE]
      ------reduce tax on beer (see S. 1058), S5502 [14MY] (see H.R. 
        836), H921 [3FE]
      ------repeal the cap on the cover over of tax on distilled 
        spirits to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands (see H.R. 94), 
        H31 [6JA]
      Veterans: establish veterans' treatment courts (see S. 902), 
        S4755 [27AP] (see H.R. 2138), H4914 [28AP]
  Proclamations
      Tribute to South Texas Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse: 
        Representative Cuellar, E2540 [15OC]
  Remarks in House
      Amtrak: prohibit funding for free alcohol incentive program, 
        H8646, H8647 [23JY]
      Children and youth: provide additional resources for efforts of 
        community coalitions, health care providers, parents, and 
        others to prevent and reduce underage drinking (H.R. 1028), 
        H1277 [12FE]
      Forest Hill, LA: tribute to Forest Hill Elementary School first 
        graduating class of the Drug Abuse Resistance Education 
        (D.A.R.E.) program, E1000 [28AP]
      Foster, Roy: CNN Heroes honoree, E2928 [10DE]
      Health: include treatment for alcoholism, drug addiction, 
        depression, and mental illness in health care reform 
        legislation, H12049 [29OC]
      McInturf, Bob: San Joaquin Valley Winegrowers Association 
        Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, E2925 [10DE]
      Mental health: require equity in the provision of mental health 
        and substance-related disorder benefits under group health 
        plans, H8105 [15JY], H8187 [16JY], H8877, H8906 [28JY], H10524 
        [7OC], E2039 [28JY]
      Nury, Mike: San Joaquin Valley Winegrowers Association Lifetime 
        Achievement Award recipient, E2922 [10DE]
      Passaic County Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Prevention, 
        Inc.: anniversary, E1211 [20MY]
      Petrucci, Vincent: San Joaquin Valley Winegrowers Association 
        Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, E2934 [10DE]
      Taxation: extend cover-over of rum excise taxes to Puerto Rico 
        and the Virgin Islands, H14402 [9DE]
      ------reduce excise tax rate on beer produced domestically by 
        certain small producers (H.R. 4278), E2963 [10DE]
      Thousand Islands Winery (business): New York Wine and Grape 
        Foundation Winery of the Year award recipient, E1121 [12MY]
  Remarks in Senate
      Allagash Brewing Co.: tribute, S6717 [17JN]
      Dept. of Transportation: establish and maintain national 
        clearinghouse for alcohol and controlled substances testing 
        records of commercial motor vehicle operators (S. 1113), S5728 
        [20MY]
      ------require air carriers to provide training to flight 
        attendants and gate attendants regarding serving alcohol and 
        dealing with disruptive passengers (S. 743), S3997 [30MR]
      Families and domestic relations: allow children in foster care 
        to be placed with their parents in residential family 
        treatment centers that provide safe environments for treating 
        addiction and promoting healthy parenting (S. 1286), S6807 
        [18JN]
      National Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Awareness Day: 
        designate (S. Res. 240), S8779 [4AU]
      ------observance, S9176, S9177 [9SE]
  Texts of
      S. Res. 240, National Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Awareness 
        Day, S8774, S8779 [4AU]




ALDEN, RICHARD S., JR.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1135 [13MY]




ALDRIN, EDWIN E. (BUZZ)

  Amendments
      NASA: award Congressional Gold Medal to Neil A. Armstrong, Edwin 
        E. (Buzz) Aldrin, Michael Collins, and John Glenn (S. 951), 
        S7716, S7717, S7721 [20JY]
  Bills and resolutions
      NASA: award Congressional Gold Medal to Neil A. Armstrong, Edwin 
        E. (Buzz) Aldrin, Michael Collins, and John Glenn (see S. 
        951), S5013 [1MY] (see H.R. 2245), H5168 [5MY]
  Remarks in House
      NASA: award Congressional Gold Medal to Neil A. Armstrong, Edwin 
        E. (Buzz) Aldrin, Michael Collins, and John Glenn (H.R. 2245), 
        H5137 [5MY], H8385-H8387 [20JY], E1061 [5MY]
  Remarks in Senate
      NASA: award Congressional Gold Medal to Neil A. Armstrong, Edwin 
        E. (Buzz) Aldrin, Michael Collins, and John Glenn (H.R. 2245), 
        S7808 [21JY]
      ------award Congressional Gold Medal to Neil A. Armstrong, Edwin 
        E. (Buzz) Aldrin, Michael Collins, and John Glenn (S. 951), 
        S5048 [4MY], S7672, S7721 [20JY], S10055 [1OC]
  Texts of
      H.R. 2245, New Frontier Congressional Gold Medal Act, H8385 
        [20JY]




ALEICHEM, SHOLEM

  Remarks in House
      Limmund (organization): tribute to events commemorating the 
        birth of Sholem Aleichem, E530 [3MR]
      Tribute, E530 [3MR]




ALERT LAID OFF EMPLOYEES IN REASONABLE TIME ACT

  Remarks in House
      Enact (H.R. 2077), E975 [27AP]




ALESINA, ALBERT

  Articles and editorials
      Let's Stimulate Private Risk Taking, S1827 [6FE]




ALEXANDER, ADELE LOGAN

  Reports filed
      Nomination to the National Council on the Humanities: Committee 
        on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (Senate), S12909 
        [10DE]




ALEXANDER, DONALD C.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E290 [13FE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Tribute, S2026 [9FE]




ALEXANDER, JANICE

  Remarks in House
      North Carolina Historical Society: tribute to Alleghany County, 
        NC, Sesquicentennial event award recipients, E2967 [11DE]




ALEXANDER, LAMAR (a Senator from Tennessee)

  Addresses
      Demise of Saturn LLC: by, S10309 [8OC]
      Great Smoky Mountains National Park Anniversary: by, S9105 [8SE]
      Meeting Challenges--A Way Forward for Congress: Senator 
        McConnell, S799 [26JA]
      Pell Grant Funding: by, S10 [6JA]
  Amendments
      Appropriations: making omnibus appropriations (H.R. 1105), S2718 
        [3MR]
      ------making supplemental appropriations for economic stimulus 
        (H.R. 1), S1530, S1601 [4FE], S1679, S1714 [5FE], S1865 [6FE]
      ------making supplemental appropriations for military and 
        stabilization activities in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, 
        and pandemic influenza response (H.R. 2346), S5642 [19MY]
      Budget: setting forth the Federal budget for 2009-2014 (S. Con. 
        Res. 13), S4033, S4089, S4091, S4092, S4101 [31MR], S4123, 
        S4173, S4201, S4205, S4219, S4222 [1AP], S4281, S4391 [2AP]
      Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military 
        activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military 
        construction (S. 1390), S7484 [14JY], S7566 [15JY], S7710 
        [20JY], S7908, S7932 [22JY]
      Dept. of Justice: improve enforcement of mortgage fraud, 
        securities fraud, financial institution fraud and other frauds 
        related to Federal assistance and relief programs (S. 386), 
        S4554, S4592 [22AP]
      Dept. of the Interior, environment, and related agencies: making 
        appropriations (H.R. 2996), S9581, S9594 [21SE]
      Dept. of Transportation: making supplemental appropriations for 
        voucher program for consumers to trade in a high polluting 
        vehicle and purchase a more fuel efficient vehicle (H.R. 
        3435), S8997 [6AU]
      Discrimination: clarify that a discriminatory compensation 
        decision or other practice that is unlawful occurs each time 
        compensation is paid pursuant to the compensation decision or 
        other practice (S. 181), S588, S628 [15JA]
      Energy and water development: making appropriations (H.R. 3183), 
        S8183, S8209 [28JY]
      FDA: provide with certain authority to regulate tobacco products 
        (H.R. 1256), S6218 [4JN], S6366 [9JN]
      Health: national policy to provide health care and reform 
        insurance procedures (H.R. 3590), S12544, S12553 [6DE]
      House of Representatives: provide the District of Columbia a 
        voting seat and the State of Utah an additional seat (S. 160), 
        S2559 [26FE]
      Science, Depts. of Justice and Commerce, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations (H.R. 2847), S10319 [8OC]
      Social Security: extend and improve the State Children's Health 
        Insurance Program (H.R. 2), S1069, S1099 [29JA]
      Taxation: modify the first-time homebuyers credit for Armed 
        Forces members and certain other Federal employees (H.R. 
        3590), S12544, S12553 [6DE]
      Travel and tourism: establish a nonprofit corporation to 
        communicate U.S. entry policies and otherwise promote leisure, 
        business, and scholarly travel to the U.S. (S. 1023), S6661 
        [16JN]
      Unemployment: provide additional emergency unemployment 
        compensation (H.R. 3548), S10737 [26OC]
  Appointments
      Committee to escort German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, into the 
        House Chamber, H12201 [3NO]
      Committee To Escort the President, H2625 [24FE]
      Committee to escort the President, H9390 [9SE]
      Conferee: H.R. 2346, supplemental appropriations for military 
        and stabilization activities in Iraq, Afghanistan, and 
        Pakistan, and pandemic influenza response, S5804 [21MY]
      ------H.R. 2847, science, Depts. of Justice and Commerce, and 
        related agencies appropriations, S11186 [5NO]
      ------H.R. 2996, Dept. of the Interior, environment, and related 
        agencies appropriations, S9812 [24SE]
      ------H.R. 3183, energy and water development appropriations, 
        S8263 [29JY]
      ------H.R. 3288, Depts. of Transportation and HUD and related 
        agencies appropriations, S9541 [17SE]
  Articles and editorials
      ALCOA Hopes New Power Contract Will Bring Smelting Restart, 
        Robert Norris, Maryville (TN) Daily Times, S4732 [27AP]
      Are There Obamashares in Your Future? Peter Hannaford, American 
        Spectator (publication), S6876 [22JN]
      Auto Dealers at Risk Turn to Washington, Carl Hulse and Bernie 
        Becker, New York (NY) Times, S6756 [18JN]
      Barney Frank, Car Czar, Wall Street Journal, S6240 [8JN]
      Barney Frank, Car Guy and Green Guy. So He Pressures GM, George 
        F. Will, Newsweek (publication), S6756 [18JN]
      Baucus Bill Is a Tax Bill, Douglas Holtz-Eakin, Wall Street 
        Journal, S10393 [14OC]
      Breaking Down Government Motors, Brian Darling, Heritage.org 
        (Internet site), S6757 [18JN]
      Bredesen Faces Painful Choices as TN Begins Budget Triage, Tom 
        Humphrey, Knoxville (TN) News Sentinel, S11399 [17NO]
      Chiefs Eschew Partisanship, David M. Drucker, Roll Call 
        (publication), S4879 [29AP]
      Colleges Are Pushed To Convert Loan System, Tamar Lewin, New 
        York (NY) Times, S10819 [28OC]
      Czarist Washington, Senator Hutchison, Washington (DC) Post, 
        S9307 [14SE]
      Deficit Leaps to $1.4 Trillion, Martin Crutsinger, Nashville 
        (TN) Tennessean, S10513 [19OC]
      Feingold Questions Obama `Czars', Jordan Fabian, TheHill.com 
        (Internet site), S9498 [17SE]
      40-Year Wish List, Wall Street Journal, S1113 [30JA]
      Getting Real on Wind and Solar, James Schlesinger and Robert L. 
        Hirsch, Washington (DC) Post, S4731 [27AP]
      Gimmicky Auto Bill Frames Serious Issue, Athens (GA) Banner-
        Herald, S6758 [18JN]
      Hardest Call, New York (NY) Times, S13673 [21DE]
      Health Reform Could Harm Medicaid Patients--A Vast Expansion of 
        the Program Will Impose Unsustainable Costs on Treatment 
        Centers, Edward Miller, Wall Street Journal, S12749 [9DE]
      How To Fix the Health-Care ``Wedge'', Arthur B. Laffer, Wall 
        Street Journal, S8895 [6AU]
      How We Can Achieve Bipartisan Health Reform, Senators Wyden and 
        Bennett, Washington (DC) Post, S8894 [6AU]
      Local Soldier Remembered by Community, Brian Bishop, Johnson 
        City (TN) Press, S11310 [10NO]
      Low-Interest Mortgages Are the Answer--Stop the Decline in Home 
        Prices, Stop the Crisis, R. Glenn Hubbard and Christopher J. 
        Mayer, Wall Street Journal, S1112 [30JA]
      Majority Leader Protects Home State, Robert Pear, New York (NY) 
        Times, S9945 [30SE]
      Medicare Expansion Won't Get Us There--Proposal Would Not 
        Increase Access to Health Care Services or Control Costs, 
        Jeffrey O. Korsmo, Mayo Clinic Health Policy Center Blog 
        (Internet site), S12854 [10DE]
      Members Take Auto Closings Personally, Lisa Lerer, Politico 
        (publication), S6757 [18JN]
      News on State Budget Grim, Tom Humphrey, Knoxville (TN) News 
        Sentinel, S11398 [17NO]
      Obama's Plan Isn't the Answer, Martin Feldstein, Washington (DC) 
        Post, S8157 [28JY]
      Obama's Pledge To Tax Only the Rich Can't Pay for Everything, 
        Analysts Say, Jackie Calmes, New York (NY) Times, S8645 [3AU]
      Pelosi Jobs Tax, Wall Street Journal, S8644 [3AU]
      `Potential' Disruption?--Ending D.C. School Vouchers Would Dash 
        the Best Hopes of Hundreds of Children, Washington (DC) Post, 
        S2786 [5MR]
      Rate of Enrollment in Medicaid Rose Rapidly, Report Says, Kevin 
        Sack, New York (NY) Times, S10000 [1OC]
      Report--Bill Would Reduce Senior Care, Lori Montgomery, 
        Washington (DC) Post, S11398 [17NO]
      Side by Side--Ingram-Alexander Partnership Perseveres, Michael 
        Collins, Knoxville (TN) News Sentinel, S4878 [29AP]
      Spec. Frederick Greene, Washington (DC) Post, S11310 [10NO]
      State May Release Prisoners To Cut Costs, Chas Sisk, Nashville 
        (TN) Tennessean, S11399 [17NO]
      States' Budget Gaps Are Another Test for Washington, Jonathan 
        Weisman, Wall Street Journal, S6626 [16JN]
      States' Quarterly Tax Revenue Plunges 17%, Conor Dougherty, Wall 
        Street Journal, S9945 [30SE]
      States Resist Medicaid Growth, Shailagh Murray, Washington (DC) 
        Post, S10138 [6OC]
      States Turning to Last Resorts in Budget Crisis, Abby Goodnough, 
        New York (NY) Times, S6904 [23JN]
      Taxpayers' Bill Leaps by Trillions, Dennis Cauchon, USA Today, 
        S1112 [30JA]
      U.S. Is Finding Its Role in Business Hard To Unwind, Edmund L. 
        Andrews and David E. Sanger, New York (NY) Times, S9306 [14SE]
      US Schools Chief Wants DC Kids To Keep Vouchers, Libby Quaid, 
        Associated Press (news service), S2785 [5MR]
      Vote for Ignorance, Chicago (IL) Tribune, S2786 [5MR]
      What I Learned as a Car Czar, Ion M. Pacepa, Wall Street 
        Journal, S7160 [7JY]
      Will Obama Stand Up for These Kids? Wall Street Journal, S2786 
        [5MR]
  Bills and resolutions cosponsored
      Armed Forces: express condolences for soldiers killed and 
        wounded at Fort Hood, TX (see S. Res. 344), S11253 [6NO]
      ------include service after September 11, 2001, as service 
        qualifying for the determination of a reduced eligibility age 
        for receipt of non-regular service retired pay (see S. 831), 
        S8865 [5AU]
      ------mint coins in commemoration of the establishment of the 
        Medal of Honor (see S. 883), S10162 [6OC]
      ------provide for continuity of TRICARE Standard coverage for 
        certain members of the retired Reserve (see S. 731), S3897 
        [26MR]
      Baker, Richard A.: designate as Historian Emeritus of the Senate 
        (see S. Res. 230), S8272 [29JY]
      Bell, Griffin B.: tribute (see S. Res. 15), S652 [16JA]
      Bellmon, Henry: tribute (see S. Res. 293), S9930 [29SE]
      Best Buddies International, Inc.: provide assistance to support 
        expansion and development of mentoring programs (see S. 694), 
        S7072 [25JN]
      Bipartisan Task Force for Responsible Fiscal Action: establish 
        (see S. 2853), S12804 [9DE]
      Boy Scouts of America Day: designate (see S. Res. 112), S4670 
        [23AP]
      Budget: establish a biennial budget process and a biennial 
        appropriations process and enhance oversight and the 
        performance of the Federal Government (see S. 169), S211 [8JA]
      Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act: approve renewal of import 
        restrictions (see S.J. Res. 17), S7319 [9JY]
      Business and industry: prohibit employers from enforcing binding 
        arbitration to settle work-related rape claims (see S. 2915), 
        S13458 [18DE]
      Byrd, Senator: tribute (see S. Res. 354), S11492 [18NO]
      Citizenship Day: support ideals and goals (see S. Res. 271), 
        S9436 [16SE]
      Civil liberties: protect the security, confidentiality, and 
        integrity of personally identifiable information collected by 
        States when issuing driver's licenses and identification 
        documents (see S. 1261), S6940 [23JN]
      Civil rights: authorize a Library of Congress/National Museum of 
        African American History and Culture project to collect video 
        and audio recordings of testimonials of civil rights movement 
        participants (see S. 395), S2027 [9FE]
      Civil Rights Act: clarify filing period applicable to 
        discrimination charges (see S. 166), S169 [7JA]
      Commission on Congressional Budgetary Accountability and Review 
        of Federal Agencies: establish (see S. 1282), S6720 [17JN]
      DEA: enhance ability to combat methamphetamine (see S. 256), 
        S598 [15JA]
      Dept. of Defense: prohibit use of funds to transfer individuals 
        detained at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to any facility in the U.S. 
        or to construct facilities for such enemy combatants in the 
        U.S. (see S. 370), S8272 [29JY]
      Dept. of Education: extend authority to purchase guaranteed 
        student loans (see S. 2796), S11492 [18NO]
      ------reauthorize District of Columbia Opportunity Scholarship 
        Program for vouchers to provide school choice (see S. 1552), 
        S8997 [6AU]
      Dept. of HHS: develop a policy for managing the risk of food 
        allergy and anaphylaxis in schools and early childhood 
        education programs, and establish school-based food allergy 
        management grants (see S. 456), S2365 [23FE]
      ------establish Office of Deputy Sec. for Health Care Fraud 
        Prevention (see S. 2128), S11119 [4NO]
      ------establish the Nurse-Managed Health Clinic Investment 
        Program (see S. 1104), S5700 [20MY]
      Dept. of Labor: disapprove rule relative to financial disclosure 
        and transparency by labor union management (see S.J. Res. 24), 
        S13458 [18DE]
      Dept. of the Treasury: delegate management authority over 
        troubled assets purchased under the Troubled Asset Relief 
        Program and establish a trust to manage assets of certain 
        assistance recipients (see S. 1723), S10636 [21OC]
      ------prohibit Troubled Asset Relief Program assistance 
        recipients from funding Association of Community Organizations 
        for Reform Now, Inc. (ACORN) (see S. 1710), S10163 [6OC]
      ------require any amounts repaid by financial institutions 
        receiving Troubled Asset Relief Program assistance be used for 
        debt reduction (see S. 1683), S9932 [29SE]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: repeal requirement for reduction of 
        survivor annuities under the Survivor Benefit Plan to offset 
        the receipt of veterans' dependency and indemnity compensation 
        (see S. 535), S4446 [20AP]
      Disasters: provide child safety, care, and education continuity 
        in the event of a Presidentially declared disaster (see S. 
        2898), S13382 [17DE]
      Education: improve and expand geographic literacy among students 
        by improving professional development programs for teachers 
        offered through institutions of higher education (see S. 749), 
        S4062 [31MR]
      ------strengthen communities through English literacy and civic 
        education for new citizens (see S. 1478), S7779 [21JY]
      Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act: 
        pay survivors compensation otherwise payable to a Dept. of 
        Energy contractor employee who dies after application for 
        compensation (see S. 1306), S6845 [19JN]
      English language: declare as national language of U.S. (see S. 
        992), S5232 [6MY]
      ------require accreditation of training programs (see S. 1338), 
        S6993 [24JN]
      FCC: prevent repromulgation of the Fairness Doctrine requiring 
        fair and balanced broadcasting of controversial issues (see S. 
        34), S40 [6JA]
      FDA: improve capacity to prevent, detect, and respond to food 
        safety problems and the safety of imported food (see S. 510), 
        S2691 [3MR]
      Federal Water Pollution Control Act: clarify that fill material 
        cannot be comprised of waste (see S. 696), S3784 [25MR]
      Ferschke, Hotaru Nakama: relief (see S. 1774), S10361 [13OC]
      GAO: review emergency credit facilities established by the FRS 
        or any Federal Reserve bank (see S. 1803), S11883 [20NO]
      Girl Scouts: mint coins in commemoration of centennial of 
        establishment (see S. 451), S8765 [4AU]
      Government: require prior congressional approval of emergency 
        funding resulting in Government ownership of private entities 
        (see S. 1223), S7141 [6JY]
      Hansen, Clifford P.: tribute (see S. Res. 315), S10635 [21OC]
      Hawkins, Paula: tribute (see S. Res. 370), S12413 [4DE]
      Hazardous substances: reduce emissions of formaldehyde from 
        composite wood products (see S. 1660), S11291 [9NO]
      Health: improve access to health care services and provide 
        improved medical care by reducing the excessive burden the 
        liability system places on the health care delivery system 
        (see S. 45), S169 [7JA]
      ------national policy to provide health care and reform 
        insurance procedures (see S. 1099), S5700 [20MY]
      ------provide affordable, guaranteed private health coverage 
        (see S. 391), S1677 [5FE]
      ------understand and comprehensively address oral health 
        problems associated with methamphetamine use (see S. 450), 
        S2366 [23FE]
      Health care facilities: assist trauma centers with uncompensated 
        care costs, core mission services, emergency needs, and 
        information technology to prevent further closures and 
        downgrades (see S. 733), S4447 [20AP]
      Higher Education Act: amend definition of economic hardship for 
        medical student loan deferments (see S. 646), S3550 [19MR]
      History: mint coins in commemoration of the bicentennial of the 
        writing of the ``Star-Spangled Banner'' and the War of 1812 
        (see S. 653), S9654 [22SE]
      Immigration: reform by securing borders, clarifying and 
        enforcing existing laws, and enabling a practical employer 
        verification program (see S. 1505), S8273 [29JY]
      Jews: condemn all forms of anti-Semitism and reaffirm support 
        for the mandate of the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat 
        Anti-Semitism (see S. Con. Res. 11), S3551 [19MR]
      Kennedy, Edward M.: tribute (see S. Res. 255), S9132 [8SE]
      Medicare: ensure more appropriate payment amounts for drugs and 
        biologicals by excluding customary prompt pay discounts 
        extended to wholesalers from the manufacturer's average sales 
        price (see S. 1221), S9931 [29SE]
      ------exempt pharmacies and pharmacists from certain 
        accreditation requirements in the same manner as such 
        exemption applies to certain professionals (see S. 511), S4172 
        [1AP]
      ------extend certain laws to provide regulatory stability during 
        the development of facility and patient criteria for long-term 
        care hospitals (see S. 935), S4963 [30AP]
      ------improve access of beneficiaries to intravenous immune 
        globulins (IVIG) (see S. 701), S3785 [25MR]
      ------reduce fraud (see S. 975), S5127 [5MY]
      Medicare/Medicaid: require any savings to be reinvested back 
        into Medicare and used to increase Federal medical assistance 
        percentage to reduce State burdens (see S. Res. 212), S7781 
        [21JY]
      Mental health: change references in Federal law to mental 
        retardation or mentally retarded individuals to references to 
        an intellectual disability (see S. 2781), S11430 [17NO]
      National Adoption Day: support goals and ideals (see S. Res. 
        291), S9930 [29SE]
      National Adoption Month: support goals and ideals (see S. Res. 
        291), S9930 [29SE]
      National Archives and Records Administration: anniversary (see 
        S. Res. 197), S6845 [19JN]
      ------authorize appropriations for the National Historical 
        Publications and Records Commission (see S. 2872), S13032 
        [11DE]
      National Character Counts Week: designate (see S. Res. 314), 
        S10520 [19OC]
      National Charter Schools Week: support goals and ideals (see S. 
        Res. 134), S5232 [6MY]
      National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week: 
        designate (see S. Res. 229), S8272 [29JY]
      National Labor Relations Act: ensure the right of employees to a 
        secret-ballot election conducted by the NLRB (see S. 478), 
        S2473 [25FE]
      National Shaken Baby Syndrome Awareness Week: designate (see S. 
        Res. 104), S4445 [20AP]
      Nuclear weapons: support a national day of remembrance for 
        workers of the U.S. nuclear weapons program (see S. Res. 151), 
        S5502 [14MY]
      Pell, Claiborne: tribute (see S. Res. 8), S43 [6JA]
      Radio: provide parity in performance rights to artists for use 
        of their sound recordings (see S. 379), S2028 [9FE]
      Russell Senate Office Building: designate the Kennedy Caucus 
        Room (see S. Res. 264), S9326 [14SE]
      Science: provide grants and loan guarantees for the development 
        and construction of science parks to promote the clustering of 
        innovation through high technology activities (see S. 583), 
        S3073 [12MR]
      Senate: require candidates to file designations, statements, and 
        reports in electronic form (see S. 482), S2474 [25FE]
      Senate Rules: prohibit ``filling the amendment tree'' by 
        preventing a Senator from filing a second degree amendment to 
        his or her first degree amendment (see S. Res. 12), S309 
        [12JA]
      ------require all legislative matters be available and scored by 
        CBO for a certain period before consideration by any 
        subcommittee, committee, or on the floor (see S. 1772), S10637 
        [21OC] (see S. Res. 307), S10217 [7OC]
      Tariff: cotton shirting fabrics (see S. 2532), S11206 [5NO]
      ------electric cooktops (see S. 2523), S10959 [30OC]
      ------N,N-hexane-1,6-diylbis(3-(3,5-di-tert-butyl-4-hydroxy-
        phenylpropionamide)) (see S. 2130), S10916 [29OC]
      ------pentaerythritol tetrakis[3-(dodecylthio)propionate] (see 
        S. 2131), S10916 [29OC]
      Taxation: extend and modify the railroad track maintenance 
        credit (see S. 461), S10435 [14OC]
      ------increase deduction for business start-up expenditures (see 
        S. 1402), S7192 [7JY]
      ------make permanent the deduction of State and local general 
        sales taxes (see S. 23), S168 [7JA] (see S. 35), S40 [6JA]
      ------make permanent the rate reduction for qualified timber 
        gains (see S. 316), S826 [26JA]
      ------modify requirements for windows, doors, and skylights to 
        be eligible for the credit for nonbusiness energy property 
        (see S. 1792), S11345 [10NO]
      ------permit the IRS to set the standard mileage rate deduction 
        for charitable use of an automobile and exclude charitable 
        mileage reimbursements from gross income (see S. 243), S388 
        [14JA]
      ------provide a credit for certain home purchases (see S. 1230), 
        S6452 [10JN]
      ------provide collegiate housing and infrastructure grants (see 
        S. 781), S4447 [20AP]
      ------provide incentives to accelerate the production and 
        adoption of plug-in electric vehicles and related component 
        parts (see S. 271), S598 [15JA]
      ------remove cell phones from list of eligible depreciable 
        property (see S. 144), S2767 [4MR]
      ------repeal sunset on reduction of capital gains rates for 
        individuals and on taxation of dividends of individuals at 
        capital gain rates (see S. 567), S3025 [11MR]
      Telephones: facilitate nationwide availability of 2-1-1 
        telephone service for information and referral on health and 
        human services (see S. 211), S6186 [4JN]
      Travel and tourism: establish a nonprofit corporation to 
        communicate U.S. entry policies and otherwise promote leisure, 
        business, and scholarly travel to the U.S. (see S. 1023), 
        S6651 [16JN]
      U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum: express condolences to family of 
        Stephen T. Johns, commend staff for response to shooting, and 
        condemn acts of anti-Semitism, bigotry, and hatred (see S. 
        Res. 184), S6543 [11JN]
      Uganda: develop a strategy to support efforts to protect 
        civilians and eliminate threat posed by the Lord's Resistance 
        Army and authorize funds for relief, reconstruction, and 
        transitional justice (see S. 1067), S13191 [14DE]
      Voting: ensure that absent uniformed services voters and 
        overseas voters are aware of their voting rights and have an 
        opportunity to register to vote and have their absentee 
        ballots cast and counted (see S. 1415), S7558 [15JY]
      Wilderness Act: anniversary (see S. Res. 244), S8865 [5AU]
      Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP): award a Congressional Gold 
        Medal (see S. 614), S3987 [30MR]
      Yunus, Muhammad: award Congressional Gold Medal (see S. 846), 
        S7780 [21JY]
  Bills and resolutions introduced
      Dept. of Energy: create the right business environment for 
        doubling production of clean nuclear energy and other clean 
        energy and create mini-Manhattan projects for clean energy 
        research and development (see S. 2776), S11382 [16NO]
      Dept. of the Treasury: prohibit additional Troubled Asset Relief 
        Program funds to General Motors Corp., and Chrysler LLC and 
        distribute federally-owned shares of such companies' stock to 
        taxpayers (see S. 1198), S6255 [8JN]
      Education: improve teaching and learning of American history and 
        civics (see S. 659), S3550 [19MR]
      Great Smoky Mountains National Park: anniversary (see S. Res. 
        137), S5282 [7MY]
      Radioactive substances: prohibit importation of certain low-
        level radioactive waste into the U.S. (see S. 232), S388 
        [14JA]
      Tariff: AC electric motors (see S. 2145, 2146, 2147), S10917 
        [29OC]
      ------benzoic acid, 3,4,5-trihydroxypropyl ester (see S. 2143), 
        S10917 [29OC]
      ------cellulose, sodium carboxymethyl (see S. 2135), S10917 
        [29OC]
      ------ester gum 10D from China (see S. 2133), S10917 [29OC]
      ------4-chloro-1-8,-naphthalic anahydride (see S. 2132), S10916 
        [29OC]
      ------HPHP (see S. 2136), S10917 [29OC]
      ------o-anisidine (see S. 2140), S10917 [29OC]
      ------1,10-diaminodecane (see S. 2566), S10960 [30OC]
      ------o-toluidine (see S. 2138), S10917 [29OC]
      ------Pentalyn C (see S. 2137), S10917 [29OC]
      ------Poly-Pale from China (see S. 2134), S10917 [29OC]
      ------sodium brick (see S. 2148), S10917 [29OC]
      ------Sylobloc K-200 (see S. 2139), S10917 [29OC]
      ------titanium mononitride (see S. 2144), S10917 [29OC]
      ------2,4-xylidine (see S. 2141), S10917 [29OC]
      ------2-methylhydroquinone (see S. 2142), S10917 [29OC]
      Taxation: make the allowance of bonus depreciation and the 
        increased expensing limitations permanent (see S. 233), S388 
        [14JA]
      ------provide taxpayers a flat tax alternative to the current 
        income tax system (see S. 963), S5065 [4MY]
  Certificates of election
      Senate, S1 [6JA]
  Cloture motions
      Health: national policy to provide health care and reform 
        insurance procedures (H.R. 3590), motion to commit, S13132 
        [13DE]
      Taxation: modify the first-time homebuyers credit for Armed 
        Forces members and certain other Federal employees (H.R. 
        3590), motion to commit, S13132 [13DE]
  Letters
      Accountability of certain unconfirmed Presidential officials or 
        advisers and constitutionality of such appointments: Senator 
        Feingold, S9498 [17SE]
      ------several Senators, S9498 [17SE]
      Ensure continued access to Federal student loan program by 
        encouraging conversion from Federal Family Education Loan 
        Program to Direct Loan Program: Arne Duncan, Sec. of 
        Education, S10819 [28OC]
      Impact of economy-wide global warming pollution emission cap and 
        trade program: Committee on Environment and Public Works 
        (Senate) Republican members, S3744 [25MR]
      Impact of Medicaid eligibility expansion: Douglas W. Elmendorf, 
        CBO, S7220 [8JY]
      Medicaid expansion: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Governor of 
        California, S10002 [1OC]
      ------C.L. ``Butch'' Otter, Governor of Idaho, S10006 [1OC]
      ------Janice K. Brewer, Governor of Arizona, S10005 [1OC]
      ------Mitch Daniels, Governor of Indiana, S10006 [1OC]
      National policy to provide health care and reform insurance 
        procedures: Douglas W. Elmendorf, CBO, S6622 [16JN]
      ------Haley Barbour, Governor of Mississippi, S10006 [1OC]
      ------several health care organizations, S7748 [21JY]
      Opposing use of budget reconciliation process to expedite 
        passage of climate legislation: several Senators, S3744 [25MR]
      Require that text, amendments, conference report, and CBO 
        scoring of health care reform legislation be available on the 
        Internet for a certain period as the legislation proceeds: 
        several Senators, S11513 [18NO]
      Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act: Douglas W. Elmendorf, 
        CBO, S9716 [23SE]
  Lists
      President Obama's ``czars'', S9307 [14SE], S9499 [17SE]
  Motions
      Budget: setting forth the Federal budget for 2009-2014 (S. Con. 
        Res. 13), S4647 [23AP]
      Energy and water development: making appropriations (H.R. 3183), 
        S8223 [29JY]
  Oaths of office
      Senate, S4 [6JA]
  Press releases
      Byrd Questions Obama Administration on Role of White House 
        ``Czar'' Positions: Senator Byrd, S9306 [14SE]
      State Fiscal Situation--The Lost Decade: National Governors 
        Association, S11399 [17NO]
  Remarks
      Air pollution: impact of economy-wide global warming pollution 
        emission cap and trade program, S3104 [16MR], S3743 [25MR], 
        S10885-S10887 [29OC]
      AmeriCorps: eligibility of Teach for America, Inc., for 
        continued participation, S3837 [26MR]
      Appropriations: making omnibus appropriations (H.R. 1105), S2646 
        [2MR], S2785, S2787, S2788 [5MR], S2877 [9MR]
      ------making supplemental appropriations for economic stimulus 
        (H.R. 1), S1108 [30JA], S1474, S1475, S1476, S1477, S1478 
        [4FE], S1631 [5FE], S1789 [6FE], S2006 [9FE]
      ------making supplemental appropriations for economic stimulus 
        (H.R. 1), conference report, S2184, S2185, S2186, S2187 
        [12FE], S2290, S2291 [13FE], S2410 [24FE], S3008 [11MR]
      Babcock & Wilcox, Inc.: tribute to development of small nuclear 
        reactor, S6531-S6533 [11JN]
      Budget: allocation of funds, S3006, S3007, S3008, S3009 [11MR], 
        S3103, S3104, S3105 [16MR], S3383 [19MR], S3622 [24MR], S3742, 
        S3745 [25MR]
      ------deficit, S3818 [26MR], S10511 [19OC], S10660 [22OC], 
        S11952 [21NO]
      ------reconciliation process, S4878 [29AP]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2009-2014 (S. Con. 
        Res. 13), S4033, S4034, S4035 [31MR], S4145 [1AP], S4282 [2AP]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2009-2014 (S. Con. 
        Res. 13), conference report, S4878 [29AP]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2009-2014 (S. Con. 
        Res. 13), motion to instruct conferees, S4646, S4647, S4656 
        [23AP]
      Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services: ban on mailings sent 
        by Medicare Advantage providers relative to the effect of 
        health care reform proposals on the quality and cost of such 
        plans, S9637 [22SE]
      Civil Rights History Project Act: funding, S9581 [21SE], S9635 
        [22SE]
      Climate: global warming, S9706 [23SE]
      Colleges and universities: ensure continued access to Federal 
        student loan program by encouraging conversion from Federal 
        Family Education Loan Program to Direct Loan Program, S10818, 
        S10819 [28OC]
      Community service: reauthorize and reform national service laws 
        (H.R. 1388), S3837 [26MR]
      Dept. of Defense: making appropriations (H.R. 3326), House 
        amendment, S13472 [19DE]
      Dept. of Education: District of Columbia Opportunity Scholarship 
        Program funding for vouchers to provide school choice, S2785, 
        S2787, S2788 [5MR], S2877 [9MR], S3008 [11MR], S5344 [12MY]
      Dept. of Energy: create the right business environment for 
        doubling production of clean nuclear energy and other clean 
        energy and create mini-Manhattan projects for clean energy 
        research and development (S. 2776), S11386, S11388 [16NO]
      Dept. of the Interior, environment, and related agencies: making 
        appropriations (H.R. 2996), S9515 [17SE], S9578, S9580, S9581 
        [21SE], S9635, S9639, S9643 [22SE], S9706 [23SE], S9772, 
        S9786, S9793, S9797, S9798, S9805, S9811 [24SE]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 2996), conference report, 
        S10896, S10907 [29OC]
      Dept. of the Treasury: delegate management authority over 
        troubled assets purchased under the Troubled Asset Relief 
        Program and establish a trust to manage assets of certain 
        assistance recipients, S6875 [22JN]
      ------disapprove expenditures exceeding certain amounts for the 
        Troubled Asset Relief Program intended to bailout financial 
        institutions (S.J. Res. 5), S587 [15JA]
      ------prohibit additional Troubled Asset Relief Program funds to 
        General Motors Corp., and Chrysler LLC and distribute 
        federally-owned shares of such companies' stock to taxpayers, 
        S5900 [1JN], S6152 [4JN], S6875 [22JN], S8181-S8183 [28JY], 
        S8223, S8224, S8225 [29JY]
      ------prohibit additional Troubled Asset Relief Program funds to 
        General Motors Corp., and Chrysler LLC and distribute 
        federally-owned shares of such companies' stock to taxpayers 
        (S. 1198), S6240 [8JN], S6418 [10JN], S6755 [18JN], S7159 
        [7JY], S7348 [10JY]
      ------prohibit additional Troubled Asset Relief Program funds to 
        General Motors Corp., and Chrysler LLC and distribute 
        federally-owned shares of such companies' stock to taxpayers 
        (S. 1198), unanimous-consent request, S7229 [8JY]
      ------proposal to form public-private partnerships to purchase 
        certain assets in order to promote economic recovery, S3622 
        [24MR]
      Discrimination: clarify that a discriminatory compensation 
        decision or other practice that is unlawful occurs each time 
        compensation is paid pursuant to the compensation decision or 
        other practice (S. 181), S734, S762, S763 [22JA]
      Earth Day: observance, S4479 [21AP]
      Economy: Government bailout of automobile industry, S6754 
        [18JN], S6875 [22JN]
      ------Government bailout of financial institutions, S2904 [9MR]
      ------impact of tax cuts, S3103 [16MR]
      ------national objectives priority assignments, S3047 [12MR]
      Education: address rising college costs by offering a 3-year 
        college degree option and free community college tuition to 
        qualified students, S2648 [2MR]
      ------funding, S4422 [20AP]
      ------improve teaching and learning of American history and 
        civics (S. 659), S3567-S3569 [19MR]
      ------increase maximum amount of Pell Grant, S9 [6JA]
      ------maintain competitive student loan program by providing 
        comprehensive choice of loan products and services, S4646, 
        S4647, S4656 [23AP]
      ------modify deficit-neutral reserve fund to ensure continued 
        funding to the Federal Family Education Loan program, S4282 
        [2AP]
      ------national policy to improve system, S4840 [29AP], S4927-
        S4929 [30AP]
      ------student loan programs, S9626, S9627, S9628 [22SE], S9715, 
        S9717 [23SE]
      Energy and water development: making appropriations (H.R. 3183), 
        S8181 [28JY], S8223, S8224, S8225 [29JY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 3183), conference report, 
        S10085 [5OC]
      EPA: prohibit listing carbon dioxide as a pollutant subject to 
        regulation under the Clean Air Act except for mobile sources, 
        S9793 [24SE]
      Executive Office of the President: accountability of certain 
        unconfirmed officials or advisers and constitutionality of 
        such appointments, S9304-S9306 [14SE], S9497-S9499 [17SE]
      ------ensure that the Assistant to the President for Energy and 
        Climate Change is not directing actions of departments and 
        agencies, S9786 [24SE]
      ------Obama administration treatment of political opposition, 
        S10590-S10592 [21OC]
      ------prohibit funding for administrative expenses for 
        unconfirmed official unless the President certifies the 
        official agrees to testify before and provide information to 
        congressional committees, S9643 [22SE], S9797, S9798 [24SE]
      Federal-State relations: State and local costs due to unfunded 
        Federal mandates, S6903 [23JN]
      Forest Service: prohibit wildland fire management stimulus 
        funding for the District of Columbia, S9639 [22SE]
      Frank, Representative: efforts to keep open Norton, MA, General 
        Motors Corp., distribution center, S6239 [8JN]
      General Motors Corp.: decision to leave Spring Hill, TN, plant 
        idle, S5900 [1JN]
      ------efforts by certain members of Congress to keep open auto 
        plants slated for closure in their districts, S6418 [10JN]
      Government: prohibit from holding ownership interests in private 
        companies, S6875 [22JN]
      ------require prior congressional approval of emergency funding 
        resulting in Government ownership of private entities, S6875 
        [22JN]
      Great Smoky Mountains National Park: anniversary, S9105 [8SE]
      Health: establish nationwide health insurance purchasing pool 
        for small businesses and the self-employed to offer a choice 
        of health plans and make health coverage more affordable and 
        accessible (S. 979), S11311 [10NO]
      ------national policy to provide health care and reform 
        insurance procedures, S3743 [25MR], S4878 [29AP], S6621 
        [16JN], S6672 [17JN], S6903 [23JN], S7027 [25JN], S7119 [6JY], 
        S7218, S7219, S7220 [8JY], S7348-S7350 [10JY], S7446 [14JY], 
        S7745, S7746 [21JY], S7836 [22JY], S8156 [28JY], S8643, S8644 
        [3AU], S8893 [6AU], S9104 [8SE], S9338 [15SE], S9392 [16SE], 
        S9637 [22SE], S9700, S9715 [23SE], S9762, S9763, S9764, S9765 
        [24SE], S9899, S9900, S9901, S9902 [29SE], S9944, S9945, 
        S9946, S9947, S9948, S9949 [30SE], S9999, S10001, S10003, 
        S10004, S10005 [1OC], S10084 [5OC], S10137, S10138 [6OC], 
        S10175 [7OC], S10259 [8OC], S10392, S10393 [14OC], S10446, 
        S10447 [15OC], S10511 [19OC], S10591 [21OC], S10660 [22OC], 
        S10713, S10715 [26OC], S10817, S10818 [28OC], S11018 [3NO], 
        S11068 [4NO], S11143 [5NO]
      ------national policy to provide health care and reform 
        insurance procedures (H.R. 3590), S12100 [2DE], S12854, S12856 
        [10DE], S12998, S12999, S13001, S13002, S13003 [11DE], S13145, 
        S13147, S13169, S13170, S13171 [14DE], S13345, S13346, S13348 
        [17DE], S13472 [19DE], S13640, S13668, S13670, S13671, S13672, 
        S13673 [21DE]
      ------national policy to provide health care and reform 
        insurance procedures (H.R. 3590), motion to commit, S12022, 
        S12023 [1DE], S12101, S12102 [2DE], S12287, S12288 [3DE], 
        S12362, S12363, S12364, S12365, S12367 [4DE], S12656, S12657, 
        S12659 [8DE], S12747, S12748, S12749, S12750 [9DE], S13006, 
        S13007 [11DE], S13207, S13210 [15DE]
      ------national policy to provide health care and reform 
        insurance procedures (H.R. 3590), motion to proceed, S11844, 
        S11845, S11846, S11847, S11848, S11849, S11850 [20NO], S11941, 
        S11942, S11951, S11952, S11954, S11955 [21NO]
      ------national policy to provide health care and reform 
        insurance procedures (H.R. 3962), S10893, S10894 [29OC], 
        S11265 [9NO], S11310 [10NO], S11397 [17NO], S11450, S11511 
        [18NO], S11519 [19NO]
      ------provide affordable, guaranteed private health coverage (S. 
        391), S1676 [5FE], S6621 [16JN], S7028 [25JN]
      Higher Education Act: amend (H.R. 3221), S9626, S9627, S9628 
        [22SE], S9715, S9717 [23SE]
      Human rights: review interrogation techniques relative to 
        torture, S5305 [11MY]
      Immigration: reform by securing borders, clarifying and 
        enforcing existing laws, and enabling a practical employer 
        verification program, S9339 [15SE]
      Insurance: establish a program to provide guarantees for debt 
        issued by State catastrophe insurance programs to assist in 
        financial recovery from natural catastrophes (S. 886), S4730 
        [27AP]
      Iraq: assessment of war and reconstruction efforts, S2646-S2648 
        [2MR]
      ------implement Iraq Study Group recommendations, S2646-S2648 
        [2MR]
      Labor unions: protect the free choice of employees to form, 
        join, or assist labor organizations, or to refrain from such 
        activities, S762, S763 [22JA]
      Lincoln Memorial University: tribute to John J. Duncan, Jr., 
        School of Law, S4438 [20AP]
      Medicaid: exempt States and local governments from costs due to 
        unfunded Federal mandates, S9999, S10003, S10004 [1OC], S11397 
        [17NO], S12748, S12749 [9DE]
      ------expand, S6621 [16JN], S6673 [17JN], S9999, S10001, S10003, 
        S10004, S10005 [1OC]
      ------impact of eligibility expansion, S13145, S13147 [14DE]
      ------impact of increased funding obligations on States, S13345 
        [17DE]
      ------impact of increased State funding obligations on State 
        education funding, S11844 [20NO]
      ------reform, S11941, S11942 [21NO]
      Medicare: allow all enrollees in the Medicare Advantage program 
        to maintain current level of benefits, S12656, S12657, S12659 
        [8DE]
      ------eliminate funding cuts, S12022, S12023 [1DE], S12101, 
        S12102 [2DE], S12287, S12288 [3DE], S13668 [21DE]
      ------funding, S11068 [4NO], S11143 [5NO]
      ------Medicare Advantage program funding, S10175 [7OC], S12362, 
        S12363, S12364, S12365, S12367 [4DE]
      ------offer certain individuals a buy-in option, S12854 [10DE]
      ------prohibit reduction of guaranteed benefits and apply any 
        savings to extend solvency of trust funds, reduce premiums, 
        improve or expand guaranteed benefits, and protect access to 
        providers, S12567 [7DE]
      ------prohibit use of trust fund revenues to establish new 
        entitlement programs, S12565, S12567 [7DE]
      ------solvency, S10004 [1OC], S11847 [20NO]
      Meharry Medical College: tribute, S6181 [4JN]
      National Association of Farm Service Agency County Office 
        Employees: anniversary, S9177 [9SE]
      National parks and recreation areas: requirements for inclusion 
        and removal of private property in a national heritage area, 
        S9805 [24SE]
      Nature Conservancy (organization): scientific findings and 
        suggestions on renewable energy from paper entitled ``Energy 
        Sprawl or Energy Efficiency--Climate Policy Impacts on Natural 
        Habitat for the United States of America'', S10085-S10087 
        [5OC]
      North Dakota: tribute to first responders and volunteers for 
        efforts in responding to flood, S4422 [20AP]
      Nuclear energy: assess role in national energy policy, S4730, 
        S4731 [27AP], S5922-S5924 [2JN], S6531-S6533 [11JN], S7119-
        S7121 [6JY], S7350-S7352 [10JY], S9578-S9580 [21SE], S9628-
        S9630 [22SE], S9706 [23SE], S10087 [5OC]
      Nuclear weapons: support a national day of remembrance for 
        workers of the U.S. nuclear weapons program (S. Res. 151), 
        S5530 [14MY]
      Obama, President: evaluation of administration, S2904 [9MR]
      ------evaluation of economic policies, S3818 [26MR], S4835 
        [29AP], S6754 [18JN]
      ------evaluation of education policies, S5343-S5346 [12MY]
      ------proposed community college initiative, S7473 [14JY]
      ------speech to schoolchildren, S9103 [8SE]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: prohibit tax 
        increase for individuals under certain income levels, S12747, 
        S12748, S12749, S12750 [9DE], S13006, S13007 [11DE], S13207, 
        S13210 [15DE]
      Power resources: create clean energy jobs, achieve energy 
        independence, reduce global warming pollution, and transition 
        to a clean energy economy (H.R. 2454), S7348-S7352 [10JY], 
        S7446 [14JY], S9357-S9360 [15SE]
      ------create clean energy jobs, achieve energy independence, 
        reduce global warming pollution, and transition to a clean 
        energy economy (S. 1733), S10885-S10887 [29OC]
      ------development of renewable energy sources on public lands, 
        S9545 [17SE]
      ------improve controls on pollutants from coal powerplants, 
        prohibit mountaintop removal during coal mining, prohibit 
        ridgetop wind turbines, and improve national clean air 
        standards, S4479 [21AP]
      ------national energy policy, S4528 [22AP], S4730, S4731 [27AP], 
        S7446-S7448 [14JY], S9339, S9357-S9360 [15SE], S9706 [23SE], 
        S10085 [5OC], S10885-S10887 [29OC]
      ------promote renewable energy, S10087 [5OC]
      Public debt: provide a point of order against consideration of 
        legislation that exceeds limit on public debt, S4033, S4034, 
        S4035 [31MR], S4145 [1AP]
      Real estate: lower interest rates on 30-year fixed mortgages for 
        creditworthy borrowers to refinance current loans or make new 
        home purchases, S1474, S1475, S1476, S1477, S1478 [4FE], S2185 
        [12FE], S2410 [24FE]
      Renewable energy: promote, S4730, S4731 [27AP]
      Republican Party: national agenda, S7348-S7352 [10JY]
      Russia: U.S.-Russian Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty renewal 
        negotiations and U.S. missile defense plans, S7348 [10JY]
      Senate: importance of bipartisanship, S798 [26JA], S12856 [10DE]
      ------legislative process, S2646 [2MR], S10816, S10817 [28OC]
      Senate Rules: require that amendments and CBO scoring of health 
        care reform legislation be available on the Internet for a 
        certain period as the legislation proceeds, S13348 [17DE]
      ------require that text, amendments, conference report, and CBO 
        scoring of health care reform legislation be available on the 
        Internet for a certain period as the legislation proceeds, 
        S11512 [18NO]
      Small business: health insurance premium rates, S11450 [18NO], 
        S11845 [20NO]
      Sotomayor, Sonia M.: nomination to be Supreme Court Justice, 
        S8502 [30JY]
      Taxation: impose a higher rate of tax on bonuses paid by 
        businesses receiving Troubled Asset Relief Program funds (H.R. 
        1586), S3622 [24MR]
      ------modify the first-time homebuyers credit for Armed Forces 
        members and certain other Federal employees (H.R. 3590), 
        S12565, S12567 [7DE]
      ------proposed reduction in deductions for mortgage interest and 
        charitable contributions, S3104 [16MR]
      ------provide a credit for certain home purchases, S1474, S1475, 
        S1476, S1477, S1478 [4FE], S2185 [12FE], S2410 [24FE]
      ------rates, S3103, S3104, S3105 [16MR], S3383 [19MR], S8643, 
        S8644 [3AU], S11144 [5NO], S11848, S11849, S11850 [20NO]
      Travel and tourism: establish a nonprofit corporation to 
        communicate U.S. entry policies and otherwise promote leisure, 
        business, and scholarly travel to the U.S. (S. 1023), S6874 
        [22JN]
      U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement: ratification (S. Res. 
        206), S7101 [25JN]
      Unemployment: provide additional emergency unemployment 
        compensation (H.R. 3548), motion to proceed, S10816, S10817, 
        S10818 [28OC]
  Remarks in Senate relative to
      Tribute, S670 [20JA], S3539 [19MR]
  Reports
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: Centers for Medicare 
        & Medicaid Services, S13000 [11DE]
  Statements
      American History and Civics Education Act: by (2003), S3569-
        S3571 [19MR]
      Extraordinary Rendition in U.S. Counter Terrorism Policy--The 
        Impact on Trans-Atlantic Relations: Michael F. Scheuer, S5306 
        [11MY]
      Nomination of John G. Roberts To Be Chief Justice of the Supreme 
        Court: by (2005), S8503 [30JY]
      Tribute to Edward M. Kennedy: by, S10481 [15OC]
  Summaries
      Clean Energy Act (S. 2776), S11387 [16NO]
      Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (Senate) 
        Health Care Reform Proposal: CBO, S6623-S6626 [16JN]
      Energy Sprawl or Energy Efficiency, S9546 [17SE]
  Testimonies
      Investigation of Interrogation Techniques: Eric H. Holder, Jr., 
        Attorney General, S5305 [11MY]
  Tributes
      Bennet, Senator, S4840 [29AP]
      Byrd, Senator, S11446, S11511 [18NO]
      Coleman, Norm, S7280 [9JY]
      Greene, Frederick, S11310 [10NO]
      Ingram, Tom, S4878 [29AP]
      Jeffords, James M., S5305 [11MY]
      Kennedy, Edward M., S9203 [10SE]
      Martinez, Senator, S670 [20JA], S9149 [9SE]
      McConnell, Senator, S279 [12JA]
      Obama, President, S670 [20JA]
      Pell, Claiborne, S9 [6JA]
      Range, James D., S10055 [1OC]
      Salazar, Senator, S670 [20JA]
      Young, Lu, S8643 [3AU]




ALEXANDER, MARY SUE

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1696 [9JY]




ALEXANDER, NY

  Remarks in House
      Anniversary, E2517 [14OC]
      Conable, Charlotte Williams: Genesee County, NY, YWCA Fabulous 
        Female award recipient, E1047 [4MY]




ALEXANDER, RODNEY (a Representative from Louisiana)

  Appointments
      Conferee: H.R. 2997, agriculture, rural development, FDA, and 
        related agencies programs appropriations, H10042 [29SE]
      ------H.R. 3183, energy and water development appropriations, 
        H9970 [25SE]
  Bills and resolutions cosponsored
      Abortion: ensure that women seeking an abortion receive an 
        ultrasound and the opportunity to review the ultrasound before 
        giving informed consent to receive an abortion (see H.R. 649), 
        H485 [22JA]
      ------protect lives of born and unborn persons (see H.R. 881), 
        H3338 [11MR]
      Adult Education and Family Literacy Week: designate (see H. Res. 
        707), H9280 [31JY]
      American Legion Day: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 679), 
        H8809 [24JY]
      American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: clarify the low-income 
        housing tax credits that are eligible for the low-income 
        housing grant election (see H.R. 2995), H7741 [7JY]
      America's Spiritual Heritage Week: designate (see H. Res. 397), 
        H5309 [6MY]
      Animals: issue a Multinational Species Conservation Funds 
        Semipostal Stamp (see H.R. 1454), H5308 [6MY]
      Antitrust policy: provide expanded coverage and eliminate 
        certain exemptions relative to railroads (see H.R. 233), H69 
        [7JA]
      Armed Forces: authorize members to designate anyone as the 
        person authorized to direct disposition of the remains of the 
        member if the member dies while on active duty (see H.R. 
        1633), H4841 [27AP]
      ------commend the 39th Infantry Brigade Combat Team of the 
        Arkansas National Guard upon its completion of a second 
        deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (see H. Con. 
        Res. 21), H5793 [19MY]
      ------encourage military departments to maximize opportunities 
        for space-available travel for members in a leave or pass 
        status who are traveling between December 18, 2009, and 
        January 3, 2010 (see H. Con. Res. 220), H14827 [11DE]
      ------mint coins in commemoration of the establishment of the 
        Medal of Honor (see H.R. 1209), H3438 [16MR]
      ------prohibit increases in fees for military health care (see 
        H.R. 816), H4397 [1AP]
      ------provide vouchers for postal benefits for personal 
        correspondence and small parcels to members serving or 
        hospitalized overseas, and make such vouchers transferable 
        (see H.R. 707), H2836 [25FE]
      Arms control: prevent entrance or extension of any agreement 
        with Russia that would jeopardize U.S. deterrence capability 
        relative to other countries' deployment of a nuclear arsenal 
        (see H. Con. Res. 217), H13520 [3DE]
      Berlin Airlift: anniversary (see H. Res. 398), H9999 [25SE]
      Borel, Calvin: tribute (see H. Res. 418), H5399 [7MY] (see H. 
        Res. 429), H5893 [20MY]
      Budget: constitutional amendment to require balanced (see H.J. 
        Res. 1), H36 [6JA]
      ------require two-thirds votes in the House and Senate to 
        increase the statutory limit on the public debt (see H.R. 
        4262), H14742 [10DE]
      Bureau of the Census: make organizations indicted for violations 
        of election laws ineligible to participate as a partner in 
        assisting with the decennial census (see H.R. 3582), H9670 
        [16SE]
      Business and industry: ensure that an employer may require 
        employees to speak English while engaged in work (see H.R. 
        1588), H15503 [16DE]
      Capitol Building and Grounds: engrave the Pledge of Allegiance 
        and ``In God We Trust'' in the Capitol Visitor Center (see H. 
        Con. Res. 131), H6307 [8JN]
      Census: allow mail carriers to serve in temporary enumerator 
        positions in connection with the 2010 decennial census (see 
        H.R. 3167), H9207 [30JY]
      Children and youth: promote the safe use of the Internet by 
        students (see H.R. 780), H6619 [11JN]
      China: support detained human rights activists Huang Qi and Tan 
        Zuoren relative to investigation of the role poor construction 
        and corruption played in death of children in school collapses 
        during Sichuan earthquake (see H. Res. 877), H12289 [3NO]
      Conrad DeRouen, Jr. Post Office, Erath, LA: designate (see H.R. 
        2972), H7084 [19JN]
      Constitution Day: support and honor (see H. Res. 734), H9442 
        [10SE]
      Consumers: require disclosure of terms of rental-purchase 
        agreements (see H.R. 1744), H4915 [28AP]
      Contraceptives: prohibit Federal family planning grants from 
        being awarded to any entity that performs abortions (see H.R. 
        614), H603 [27JA]
      Contracts: preserve open competition and neutrality towards the 
        labor relations of Federal contractors on Federal and 
        federally funded construction projects (see H.R. 983), H1247 
        [11FE]
      Correctional institutions: permit targeted interference with 
        mobile radio services within prison facilities (see H.R. 560), 
        H3527 [17MR]
      Courts: limit Federal court jurisdiction over questions under 
        the Defense of Marriage Act (see H.R. 1269), H2924 [3MR]
      ------restrict Federal court jurisdiction over abortion-related 
        cases by establishing that human life begins at fertilization 
        (see H.R. 227), H68 [7JA]
      Crime: prohibit taking minors across State lines to avoid State 
        laws requiring parental notification of abortions (see H.R. 
        634), H484 [22JA]
      ------provide penalties for the destruction of memorials, 
        headstones, markers, and graves commemorating persons serving 
        in the Armed Forces on private property (see H.R. 430), H4734 
        [23AP]
      Cuba: lift travel restrictions (see H.R. 874), H5097 [4MY]
      Dept. of Agriculture: compensate poultry producers whose 
        production contracts were terminated or not renewed because of 
        processing plant closures or other cost-cutting measures by 
        bankrupt poultry processors (see H.R. 3150), H9282 [31JY]
      ------establish a grant program to promote efforts to develop, 
        implement, and sustain veterinary services (see H.R. 3519), 
        H13355 [19NO]
      ------provide emergency disaster assistance to certain 
        agricultural and livestock producers that suffered losses (see 
        H.R. 4177), H13629 (see H.R. 4177), H14372 [8DE]
      ------provide loans to support conversion of energy generation 
        or heating and cooling systems to use of renewable biomass and 
        installation of necessary equipment (see H.R. 4227), H14827 
        [11DE]
      Dept. of Defense: allow sale of intact spent military small arms 
        ammunition casings to domestic manufacturers of small arms 
        ammunition that are approved under trade security controls 
        (see H.R. 2193), H9281 [31JY]
      ------require alien unprivileged enemy belligerents be tried 
        under military commissions (see H.R. 4127), H13352 [19NO]
      ------require State approval and Presidential notification and 
        certification before transfer or release of individual 
        currently detained at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to a location in 
        the U.S. (see H.R. 2294), H5486 [12MY]
      Dept. of Education: allow certain Armed Forces members who 
        served on active duty to be eligible to participate in the 
        Troops-to-Teachers Program (see H.R. 3943), H12142 [29OC]
      ------award grants to establish pediatric early literacy 
        programs for health care providers and facilities (see H.R. 
        1526), H14743 [10DE]
      ------continue to waive certain requirements in order to ease 
        fiscal burdens in States affected by Hurricanes Katrina or 
        Rita (see H.R. 4277), H14743 [10DE]
      ------establish the Honorable Stephanie Tubbs Jones Fire 
        Suppression Demonstration Incentive Program to promote 
        installation of fire sprinkler systems in student housing and 
        dormitories (see H.R. 2136), H12141 [29OC]
      Dept. of HHS: conduct activities to rapidly advance treatments 
        for spinal muscular atrophy, neuromuscular disease, and other 
        pediatric diseases (see H.R. 2149), H9900 [23SE]
      ------ensure patient choice in pharmacies by regulating pharmacy 
        benefit managers and improving access to prescription drugs 
        for certain individuals (see H.R. 4199), H13519 [3DE]
      ------establish a loan program for eligible hospitals to 
        establish residency training programs (see H.R. 914), H3402 
        [12MR]
      ------establish and implement a Pancreatic Cancer Initiative 
        (see H.R. 745), H6266 [4JN]
      ------revise and expand the 340B Drug Pricing Program to improve 
        provision of discounts on drug purchases for certain safety 
        net providers (see H.R. 444), H4734 [23AP]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: establish Gulf Coast Civic Works 
        Commission (see H.R. 2269), H5486 [12MY]
      Dept. of HUD: prohibit provision of assistance to any 
        organization that has been indicted for a violation of a law 
        relative to an election for Federal or State office (see H.R. 
        2715), H7706 [26JN]
      Dept. of Justice: prohibit prosecution of unprivileged enemy 
        combatants (see H.R. 4111), H13355 [19NO]
      Dept. of State: provide assistance to eradicate trafficking in 
        children in eligible countries through implementation of Child 
        Protection Compacts (see H.R. 2737), H9342 [8SE]
      Dept. of the Interior: make the National Parks and Federal 
        Recreational Lands Pass available at a discount to certain 
        veterans (see H.R. 1354), H4583 [21AP]
      Dept. of the Navy: redesignate as the Dept. of the Navy and 
        Marine Corps (see H.R. 24), H5062 [30AP]
      Dept. of Transportation: study and establish a motor vehicle 
        safety standard that provides for a means of alerting blind 
        and other pedestrians of motor vehicle operation (see H.R. 
        734), H1520 [12FE]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: clarify presumptions relating to 
        exposure of certain veterans who served in the vicinity of 
        Vietnam (see H.R. 2254), H9491 [14SE]
      ------establish the Merchant Mariner Equity Compensation Fund to 
        provide benefits to certain individuals who served in the U.S. 
        merchant marine during World War II (see H.R. 23), H3748 
        [23MR]
      ------expand access to hospital care for veterans in major 
        disaster areas (see H.R. 1075), H1605 [13FE]
      ------include certain active duty service in the Reserve 
        components as qualifying service for purposes of the Post 9/11 
        Veterans Educational Assistance Program (see H.R. 3554), 
        H11111 [7OC]
      ------repeal requirement for reduction of survivor annuities 
        under the Survivor Benefit Plan to offset the receipt of 
        veterans' dependency and indemnity compensation (see H.R. 
        775), H1607 [13FE]
      ------take responsibility for financing health benefits for 
        disabled veterans and ensure policies do not discourage the 
        purchase of health insurance by such veterans (see H. Res. 
        249), H3836 [24MR]
      Disabled: protect the interests of each resident of intermediate 
        care facilities for the mentally retarded in class action 
        lawsuits on behalf of such resident (see H.R. 1255), H8009 
        [10JY]
      Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act: make improvements 
        in the provision of Federal disaster assistance (see H.R. 
        3453), H12142 [29OC] (see H.R. 3635), H11167 [8OC]
      Diseases: establish Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 
        national screening program and allow States to provide medical 
        assistance for individuals with colorectal cancer or polyps 
        (see H.R. 1189), H4734 [23AP]
      ------identify causes and cure, expand data collection, and 
        study access to and quality of care for people with psoriasis 
        and psoriatic arthritis (see H.R. 930), H4840 [27AP]
      ------increase awareness of risks of breast cancer in young 
        women and provide support for young women diagnosed with 
        breast cancer (see H.R. 1740), H4061 [26MR]
      ------reauthorize and enhance programs to increase awareness and 
        knowledge with respect to gynecologic cancers (see H.R. 2941), 
        H9282 [31JY]
      District of Columbia: clarify definition of marriage for legal 
        purposes (see H.R. 2608), H6011 [21MY]
      Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act: make repeal 
        of estate taxes permanent (see H.R. 1960), H4522 [2AP]
      Education: encourage teaching of U.S. Constitution to high 
        school students in their senior year (see H. Res. 686), H9207 
        [30JY]
      Elections: require Federal election ballots be generally printed 
        only in English and modify requirement that certain 
        jurisdictions provide ballots and other voting materials in 
        languages other than English (see H.R. 764), H2632 [24FE]
      Elementary and Secondary Education Act: improve academic content 
        standards for physical education (see H.R. 1585), H15503 
        [16DE]
      Employment: authorize a capitalization of self-sustainable 
        social services grant program to provide workforce development 
        opportunities and training to people with barriers to 
        employment (see H.R. 4299), H15504 [16DE]
      English language: reaffirm as official language of U.S., 
        establish uniform English language rule for naturalization, 
        and avoid misconstructions of English language texts of U.S. 
        laws (see H.R. 997), H2603 [23FE]
      EPA: exempt regulation of greenhouse gases under the Clean Air 
        Act (see H.R. 391), H3078 [6MR]
      Ethics in Government Act: modify financial disclosure filing 
        requirements for certain employees of the Executive Office of 
        the President (see H.R. 3613), H11516 [20OC]
      Europe: take necessary steps to deploy missile defense system in 
        Europe to help provide such a defense to U.S. allies in Europe 
        while enhancing U.S. defenses against missile attacks (see H. 
        Res. 581), H9207 [30JY]
      Executive Office of the President: prohibit funding for salaries 
        or expenses of any task force or council established by the 
        President and headed by an unconfirmed official or adviser 
        (see H.R. 3226), H8184 [15JY]
      ------provide a sunset date for unconfirmed officials and 
        advisers, require their Senate confirmation, and prohibit 
        funding for any associated salaries and expenses (see H.R. 
        3569), H9808 [22SE]
      ------require a report and congressional hearings on 
        responsibilities, authorities, and powers of certain 
        unconfirmed officials or advisers (see H. Con. Res. 185), 
        H9671 [16SE]
      Families and domestic relations: constitutional amendment on 
        parental rights (see H.J. Res. 42), H4250 [31MR]
      ------constitutional amendment relative to definition of 
        marriage (see H.J. Res. 50), H5399 [7MY]
      FCC: prevent repromulgation of the Fairness Doctrine requiring 
        fair and balanced broadcasting of controversial issues (see 
        H.R. 226), H68 [7JA]
      Firearms: establish national standard to allow State concealed 
        handgun carrying licenses to be valid in other States (see 
        H.R. 197), H5169 [5MY]
      ------protect and enforce the right to obtain and use firearms 
        for security, self-defense, and other legitimate purposes (see 
        H.R. 17), H9056 [29JY]
      ------update certain procedures applicable to commerce in 
        firearms and remove certain Federal restrictions on interstate 
        firearms transactions (see H.R. 1074), H5169 [5MY]
      Flag--U.S.: constitutional amendment to prohibit desecration 
        (see H.J. Res. 47), H11516 [20OC]
      Fletcher, Dewey L., Jr. (Lee): tribute (see H. Res. 814), H11166 
        [8OC] (see H. Res. 827), H11383 [14OC]
      Foreign aid: restrict assistance to foreign organizations that 
        perform or actively promote abortions (see H.R. 708), H780 
        [28JA]
      Forests: expand areas of Federal land on which hazardous fuel 
        reduction projects may be conducted and add protection of 
        infrastructure in rural communities (see H.R. 4233), H14877 
        [14DE]
      FRS: reform manner in which GAO audits the FRS Board of 
        Governors and the manner in which such audits are reported 
        (see H.R. 1207), H3146 [10MR]
      Fulton, MO: authorize reference to the Winston Churchill 
        Memorial and Library as America's National Churchill Museum 
        (see H. Res. 390), H5486 [12MY]
      Girl Scouts: mint coins in commemoration of centennial of 
        establishment (see H.R. 621), H6076 [2JN]
      Gold Star Mothers Day: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 
        513), H8873 [27JY]
      Government: prohibit from awarding contracts, grants, or other 
        agreements to, providing any other Federal funds to, or 
        engaging in activities that promote certain indicted 
        organizations (see H.R. 3571), H9548 [15SE]
      Guam War Claims Review Commission: implement recommendations 
        (see H.R. 44), H29 [6JA]
      Harvey, Paul: tribute (see H. Res. 223), H3146 [10MR]
      Health: apply antitrust laws to negotiations between groups of 
        independent pharmacies and health plans and health insurance 
        issuers in the same manner as collective bargaining by labor 
        organizations (see H.R. 1204), H2926 [3MR]
      ------improve access to emergency medical services and provide 
        additional Medicare physician payments for such services (see 
        H.R. 1188), H4915 [28AP]
      ------intensify stem cell research showing evidence of 
        substantial clinical benefit to patients (see H.R. 877), H3105 
        [9MR]
      ------provide for incentives to encourage health insurance 
        coverage (see H.R. 3400), H9204 [30JY]
      ------provide for the licensure of biosimilar and 
        interchangeable biological products (see H.R. 1548), H6539 
        [10JN]
      ------recognize orthopedic industry for innovation in providing 
        devices that relieve pain of, and restore mobility to, members 
        of Armed Forces, veterans, and patients from all walks of life 
        (see H. Res. 577), H11582 [21OC]
      ------require that any major health care reform bill considered 
        on the House floor should be available for viewing (see H. 
        Res. 721), H9443 [10SE]
      ------support efforts to reduce infant mortality (see H. Res. 
        260), H4735 [23AP]
      ------understand and comprehensively address oral health 
        problems associated with methamphetamine use (see H.R. 1671), 
        H4841 [27AP]
      ------urge Members of Congress favoring a public, federally-run 
        health insurance option to forgo participation in Federal 
        Employees Health Benefits Program and agree to enroll in such 
        option (see H. Res. 615), H7837 [8JY]
      Health care facilities: recognize value, benefits, and 
        importance of community health centers (see H. Con. Res. 144), 
        H6744 [12JN]
      History: mint coins in commemoration of the bicentennial of the 
        writing of the ``Star-Spangled Banner'' and the War of 1812 
        (see H.R. 2097), H8009 [10JY]
      House of Representatives: require any conference committee or 
        other meetings held to determine health care legislation be 
        conducted publicly (see H. Res. 847), H11582 [21OC]
      House Rules: provide for transparency in the committee amendment 
        process (see H. Res. 835), H11457 [15OC]
      ------require that legislation and conference reports be 
        available on the Internet prior to consideration by the House 
        (see H. Res. 554), H8586 [22JY]
      ------strengthen public disclosure of all earmark requests (see 
        H. Res. 440), H13355 [19NO]
      Immigration: clarify classes of individuals born in the U.S. who 
        are nationals and citizens of the U.S. at birth (see H.R. 
        1868), H5063 [30AP]
      ------reform by securing borders, clarifying and enforcing 
        existing laws, and enabling a practical employer verification 
        program (see H.R. 3308), H8810 [24JY]
      ------reform policies relative to family-sponsored immigrants 
        and reduce the number of such immigrants (see H.R. 878), H1042 
        [4FE]
      ------require Federal contractors to participate in the basic 
        pilot program for employment eligibility verification (see 
        H.R. 138), H2603 [23FE]
      Insurance: require coverage of minimum hospital stays for 
        mastectomies, lumpectomies, and lymph node dissection relative 
        to breast cancer and coverage for secondary consultations (see 
        H.R. 1691), H12141 [29OC]
      ------require health plans to cover treatment of a minor child's 
        congenital or developmental deformity or disorder due to 
        trauma, infection, tumor, or disease (see H.R. 1339), H6619 
        [11JN]
      Iran: authorize State and local governments to direct 
        divestiture from, and prevent investment in, companies with 
        certain investments in Iran's energy sector (see H.R. 1327), 
        H4064 [26MR]
      ------call for renewed focus on ``Green Movement'' which 
        embraces yearning of Iranian people seeking freedom, human 
        rights, and fundamental elements of democracy (see H. Res. 
        888), H13355 [19NO]
      ------expand economic sanctions against Iran to include 
        importation of refined petroleum (see H.R. 2194), H5486 [12MY]
      Iraq: deplore ongoing violence by Iraqi security forces against 
        the residents of Camp Ashraf and call on Iraqi Government to 
        ensure the well-being of such residents (see H. Res. 704), 
        H13467 [2DE]
      Israel: support right of self-defense against imminent military 
        or nuclear threat from Iran and other countries and 
        organizations (see H. Res. 557), H7447 [25JN]
      ------support right of self-defense against terrorism in the 
        Gaza Strip, encourage certain actions by Hamas, protect 
        innocent civilians, and promote the Israeli-Palestinian peace 
        process (see H. Res. 34), H163 [9JA]
      Law enforcement: reform the ATF, modernize firearms laws and 
        regulations, and protect the community from criminals (see 
        H.R. 2296), H9207 [30JY]
      ------secure smuggling routes on the U.S.-Mexico border and 
        better prevent the smuggling of narcotics and weapons across 
        the border (see H.R. 2083), H4732 [23AP]
      Law enforcement officers: exempt certain officers from minimum 
        sentencing requirements for using a firearm to commit a 
        violent crime during pursuit or apprehension of a suspect (see 
        H.R. 866), H1607 [13FE]
      Legislative branch of the Government: prohibit offices from 
        entering into certain contracts with any contractor who does 
        not participate in the employment eligibility verification 
        program (see H.R. 124), H2602 [23FE]
      Local Radio Freedom Act: support (see H. Con. Res. 49), H1519 
        [12FE]
      Louisiana HonorAir Day: designate (see H. Res. 828), H11383 
        [14OC]
      Louisiana State University: tribute to baseball team (see H. 
        Res. 616), H7837 [8JY]
      Maersk Alabama (vessel): tribute to crew and those involved in 
        the rescue of Captain Richard Phillips following hijacking by 
        Somali pirates (see H. Res. 339), H4581 [21AP]
      Medicaid: revise regulations implementing statutory reporting 
        and auditing requirements for the disproportionate share 
        hospital payment program to be consistent statutorily and 
        avoid policy changes (see H.R. 4250), H14445 [9DE]
      ------use historical averages to calculate the Federal Medical 
        Assistance Percentage for disaster affected States (see H.R. 
        4047), H12587 [6NO]
      Medicare: apply an alternative payment amount for certain 
        graduate medical education programs established to train 
        residents displaced by natural disasters (see H.R. 2033), 
        H4686 [22AP]
      ------distribute additional residency positions (see H.R. 2251), 
        H6807 [15JN]
      ------establish a hospice care demonstration program and grant 
        programs for cancer palliative care and symptom management 
        programs (see H.R. 1844), H9281 [31JY]
      ------exempt pharmacies and pharmacists from certain 
        accreditation requirements in the same manner as such 
        exemption applies to certain professionals (see H.R. 616), 
        H1045 [4FE]
      ------exempt unsanctioned State-licensed retail pharmacies from 
        surety bond requirements for suppliers of durable medical 
        equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (see H.R. 
        1970), H6015 [21MY]
      ------permit physical therapy services to be furnished to 
        individuals under the care of a dentist (see H.R. 1430), H6539 
        [10JN]
      ------provide process for public comment and Medicare Evidence 
        Development & Coverage Advisory Committee review of certain 
        national coverage determinations (see H.R. 3361), H8959 [28JY]
      Members of Congress: eliminate automatic salary adjustments (see 
        H.R. 156), H33 [6JA] (see H.R. 4255), H14744 [10DE]
      ------prohibit the use of Federal funds for a project or program 
        named for an individual currently serving (see H.R. 420), H161 
        [9JA]
      Memorial Day: urge all Americans and people of all nationalities 
        to visit national cemeteries, memorials, and markers (see H. 
        Res. 360), H4733 [23AP]
      Military Officers Association of America: grant Federal charter 
        (see H.R. 2017), H10408 [30SE]
      Mother's Day: mint coins in commemoration of centennial of 
        establishment (see H.R. 2421), H7086 [19JN]
      ------support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 388), H5062 [30AP]
      Motor vehicles: restore economic rights of automobile dealers 
        (see H.R. 2743), H6807 [15JN]
      Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week: support goals and ideals (see 
        H. Con. Res. 14), H2632 [24FE]
      NASA: award Congressional Gold Medal to Neil A. Armstrong, Edwin 
        E. (Buzz) Aldrin, Michael Collins, and John Glenn (see H.R. 
        2245), H6415 [9JN]
      National Aerospace Day: support goals and ideals (see H. Con. 
        Res. 167), H8409 [20JY]
      National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month: designate (see H. 
        Res. 996), H15508 [23DE]
      National Diabetes Month: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 
        914), H13266 [18NO]
      National Facial Protection Month: support (see H. Res. 193), 
        H6620 [11JN]
      National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record: provide an 
        amnesty period during which veterans and their families can 
        register certain firearms (see H.R. 442), H1080 [9FE]
      National Guard: anniversary (see H. Res. 940), H13386 [1DE]
      National Guard Youth Challenge Program: exclude certain non-
        defense funds from the matching requirements (see H.R. 207), 
        H4063 [26MR]
      National Hydrocephalus Awareness Month: designate (see H. Res. 
        373), H7447 [25JN]
      National Labor Relations Act: ensure the right of employees to a 
        secret-ballot election conducted by the NLRB (see H.R. 1176), 
        H2834 [25FE]
      National Military Family Month: support goals and ideals (see H. 
        Res. 861), H12457 [5NO]
      National Senior Citizens Day: support goals and ideals (see H. 
        Con. Res. 157), H9282 [31JY]
      New York LPD 21 (U.S.S.): commissioning (see H. Res. 856), 
        H12365 [4NO]
      New York Yankees (baseball team): tribute (see H. Res. 893), 
        H12456 [5NO]
      Nuclear weapons: strengthen legislation sanctioning persons 
        aiding and facilitating nonproliferation activities by Iran 
        (see H.R. 1208), H5000 [29AP]
      Palmer, Arnold: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 1243), 
        H4397 [1AP]
      Pharmaceuticals: importation of prescription drugs (see H.R. 
        1298), H11516 [20OC]
      ------importation of prescription drugs, cosponsorship withdrawn 
        (see H.R. 1298), H11869 [27OC]
      Postal Service: allow payment of share of contributions for 
        annuitants' health benefits out of the Postal Service Retiree 
        Health Benefits Fund (see H.R. 22), H3145 [10MR]
      Power resources: increase energy independence and job creation 
        through safe energy production, alternative and renewable 
        energy development, and conservation promotion for a cleaner 
        environment (see H.R. 2846), H6742 [12JN]
      ------provide a comprehensive energy package to secure our 
        economic future through increased energy innovation, 
        conservation, and production (see H.R. 2300), H5397 [7MY] (see 
        H.R. 2828), H6617 [11JN]
      ------provide a comprehensive energy package to secure our 
        economic future through increased energy innovation, 
        conservation, and production, cosponsorship withdrawn (see 
        H.R. 2300), H6745 [12JN]
      ------provide disaster assistance for power transmission and 
        distribution facilities (see H.R. 2484), H5791 [19MY]
      Public debt: require congressional roll call votes acknowledging 
        the effect of the costs of legislation on the national debt 
        (see H.R. 3350), H8872 [27JY]
      Public Safety Interoperable Communications Grant Program: extend 
        (see H.R. 3348), H10520 [6OC]
      Public welfare programs: repeal emergency fund for the Temporary 
        Assistance for Needy Families Program (see H.R. 1277), H5667 
        [14MY]
      Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Inc.: anniversary (see H. Res. 
        641), H9343 [8SE]
      Reagan, Ronald: tribute (see H. Res. 54), H1080 [9FE]
      Real estate: impose a moratorium on the Home Valuation Code of 
        Conduct (see H.R. 3044), H9491 [14SE]
      Roads and highways: support the repair of national 
        transportation infrastructure, including bridges not located 
        on a Federal-aid highway (see H. Res. 848), H11582 [21OC]
      Ronald Reagan Centennial Commission: establish (see H.R. 131), 
        H922 [3FE]
      Roy Rondeno, Sr., Post Office Building, New Orleans, LA: 
        designate (see H.R. 3951), H12044 [28OC]
      Schools: direct local educational agencies to release secondary 
        school student information to military recruiters unless the 
        student's parent provides written request against the release 
        (see H.R. 1026), H2603 [23FE]
      Science: prohibit the cloning of humans (see H.R. 1050), H3338 
        [11MR]
      Securities: constitutional amendment to prohibit the U.S. from 
        owning stock in private corporations (see H.J. Res. 57), H7145 
        [23JN]
      Social Security: allow choice of benefit payment method relative 
        to computation rule application to workers attaining age 65 in 
        or after 1982 (see H.R. 1067), H5712 [18MY]
      ------apply an earnings test in determining the amount of 
        monthly insurance benefits for individuals entitled to 
        disability benefits based on blindness (see H.R. 886), H13354 
        [19NO]
      ------establish a Social Security Surplus Protection Account in 
        the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance Trust Fund and 
        suspend investment of such funds until certain legislation is 
        enacted (see H.R. 1712), H4735 [23AP]
      ------exclude from creditable wages income earned by aliens for 
        services illegally performed in the U.S. or derived from an 
        illegal trade or business (see H.R. 2287), H9281 [31JY]
      ------prevent fraudulent use of account numbers by allowing the 
        sharing of Social Security data among U.S. agencies for 
        identity theft prevention and immigration enforcement purposes 
        (see H.R. 2472), H5790 [19MY]
      ------repeal Government pension offset and windfall elimination 
        provisions (see H.R. 235), H196 [13JA]
      Social Security Investment Commission: establish (see H.R. 
        1712), H4735 [23AP]
      Special days and holidays: recognize importance of protecting 
        symbols and traditions of Christmas (see H. Res. 951), H14446 
        [9DE]
      SSI: disregard, for purposes of eligibility, compensation for 
        participation in clinical trials for rare diseases or 
        conditions (see H.R. 2866), H8960 [28JY]
      Syria: strengthen sanctions, enhance multilateral commitment to 
        address threatening policies, and establish a program to 
        support a transition to a democratically-elected government 
        (see H.R. 1206), H5000 [29AP]
      Taiwan: tribute to accession to World Trade Organization 
        Government Procurement Agreement (see H. Res. 887), H15504 
        [16DE]
      Taxation: allow Federal civilian and military retirees to pay 
        health insurance premiums on a pretax basis and allow a 
        deduction for TRICARE supplemental premiums (see H.R. 1203), 
        H13266 [18NO]
      ------allow refunds of Federal motor fuel excise taxes on fuels 
        used in mobile mammography vehicles (see H.R. 2964), H9282 
        [31JY]
      ------allow veterans a deduction for certain travel expenses to 
        Dept. of Veterans Affairs medical centers for examinations or 
        treatments relating to service-connected disabilities (see 
        H.R. 953), H2980 [4MR]
      ------encourage alternative energy investments and job creation 
        (see H.R. 1835), H6307 [8JN]
      ------expand credit for renewable electricity production to 
        include electricity produced from biomass for on-site use (see 
        H.R. 622), H1248 [11FE]
      ------extend and expand benefits for businesses operating in 
        empowerment zones, enterprise communities, or renewal 
        communities (see H.R. 1677), H3833 [24MR]
      ------extend and modify the railroad track maintenance credit 
        (see H.R. 1132), H7023 [18JN]
      ------extend deduction for certain expenses of elementary and 
        secondary school teachers (see H.R. 2329), H6904 [16JN]
      ------extend placed-in-service date requirement for low-income 
        housing credit for certain disaster areas (see H.R. 3929), 
        H12457 [5NO]
      ------increase, extend, and make permanent the above-the-line 
        deduction for certain elementary and secondary school teacher 
        expenses (see H.R. 3758), H13467 [2DE]
      ------increase, make permanent, and index for inflation the 
        deduction for certain elementary and secondary school teacher 
        expenses and modify definition of eligible educator to include 
        preschool educators (see H.R. 3164), H9282 [31JY]
      ------make permanent the special rule for contributions of 
        qualified conservation contributions (see H.R. 1831), H8873 
        [27JY]
      ------promote charitable donations of qualified vehicles (see 
        H.R. 571), H11515 [20OC]
      ------provide an exclusion from the gross estate for certain 
        farmlands and lands subject to qualified conservation 
        easements (see H.R. 3524), H11582 [21OC]
      ------provide collegiate housing and infrastructure grants (see 
        H.R. 1547), H5400 [7MY]
      ------provide income tax credit for Eagle employers (see H.R. 
        989), H1247 [11FE]
      ------provide individual and corporate income tax relief, reduce 
        the employee share of payroll taxes, and rescind unobligated 
        stimulus funds (see H.R. 4100), H14446 [9DE]
      ------provide permanent incentives for economic growth (see H.R. 
        470), H7947 [9JY]
      ------reduce tax on beer (see H.R. 836), H4524 [2AP]
      ------remove cell phones from list of eligible depreciable 
        property (see H.R. 690), H15503 [16DE]
      ------repeal estate and gift taxes (see H.R. 205), H387 [16JA]
      ------repeal inclusion in gross income of Social Security 
        benefits and tier 1 railroad retirement benefits (see H.R. 
        1058), H1604 [13FE]
      ------repeal income tax, abolish the IRS, and institute a 
        national retail sales tax (see H.R. 25), H28 [6JA]
      ------repeal withholding tax on Federal, State, and local 
        government contracts (see H.R. 275), H5062 [30AP]
      ------require the manufacturers' excise tax on recreational 
        equipment be paid quarterly (see H.R. 510), H8960 [28JY]
      ------terminate Internal Revenue Code (see H.R. 982), H12197 
        [2NO]
      Telephones: facilitate nationwide availability of 2-1-1 
        telephone service for information and referral on health and 
        human services (see H.R. 211), H1607 [13FE]
      ------restrict any State or local jurisdiction from imposing a 
        new discriminatory tax on cell phone services, providers, or 
        property (see H.R. 1521), H4027 [25MR]
      Television: expand satellite carriage of local television 
        signals (see H.R. 927), H5582 [13MY]
      Tisdale, Wayman L.: tribute (see H. Res. 469), H6156 [3JN]
      Travel and tourism: establish a nonprofit corporation to 
        communicate U.S. entry policies and otherwise promote leisure, 
        business, and scholarly travel to the U.S. (see H.R. 2935), 
        H9738 [21SE]
      U.N.: condemn Human Rights Council report alleging Israeli war 
        crimes and crimes against humanity relative to operations in 
        the Gaza Strip (see H. Res. 867), H12045 [28OC]
      ------promote transparency, accountability, and reform (see H.R. 
        557), H2632 [24FE]
      ------refund U.S. taxpayer dollars expended on the Durban Review 
        Conference (see H.R. 3231), H9207 [30JY]
      U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change: ensure any 
        greenhouse gas emissions agreement would not harm the U.S. 
        economy, require international inspections, or permit 
        inequitable compliance (see H. Res. 945), H14446 [9DE]
      U.N. World Conference Against Racism, Racial Discrimination, 
        Xenophobia, and Related Intolerance: prohibit funding for and 
        participation in Durban Review Conference and its preparatory 
        activities (see H. Res. 42), H5000 [29AP]
      U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: prohibit recommendations 
        from being used to deny health insurance coverage of 
        mammography services and other items or services (see H. Res. 
        971), H14981 [15DE]
      Veterans: expand eligibility for concurrent receipt of military 
        retired pay or combat-related compensation with service-
        connected disability benefits and eliminate phase-in period 
        for such benefits (see H.R. 333), H10408 [30SE]
      ------increase dependency and indemnity compensation payable to 
        surviving spouses (see H.R. 2243), H10408 [30SE]
      Veterans Day: encourage greater recognition (see H. Res. 89), 
        H11869 [27OC]
      Vietnamese Refugees Day: designate (see H. Res. 342), H4735 
        [23AP]
      Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day: establish (see H. Res. 203), 
        H2925 [3MR]
      Women: improve prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart 
        disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases in women 
        (see H.R. 1032), H2632 [24FE]
      Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP): award a Congressional Gold 
        Medal (see H.R. 2014), H4580 [21AP]
      World War II: award Congressional Gold Medal to the 100th 
        Infantry Battalion and the 442d Regimental Combat Team, U.S. 
        Army (see H.R. 347), H4999 [29AP]
      ------tribute to Armed Forces members who participated in the 
        June 6, 1944, amphibious landing at Normandy, France (see H. 
        Res. 259), H4841 [27AP]
  Bills and resolutions introduced
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: conduct a pilot project on using 
        educational assistance funds to defray training costs 
        associated with purchasing certain franchise enterprises (see 
        H.R. 942), H1157 [10FE]
      Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act: provide disaster 
        assistance to electric utility companies serving low-income 
        households (see H.R. 941), H1157 [10FE]
      EPA: reevaluate endangerment and cause or contribute findings 
        regarding greenhouse gases (see H. Res. 974), H14982 [15DE]
      Forest Service: accommodate individuals with mobility 
        disabilities who need to use a power-driven mobility device 
        for reasonable access to certain National Forest System lands 
        (see H.R. 4228), H13627 (see H.R. 4228), H14371 [8DE]
      Health: prohibit Federal funding of abortions under any national 
        health care plan (see H. Con. Res. 169), H8809 [24JY]
      House Rules: provide greater transparency on earmark requests 
        (see H. Res. 687), H8959 [28JY]
      Louisiana: convey certain Forest Service land (see H.R. 940), 
        H1157 [10FE]
      Social Security: provide a cost-of-living benefits increase (see 
        H.R. 3572), H9549 [15SE]
      Taxation: allow an above-the-line deduction for half of an 
        individual's long-term care insurance premiums (see H.R. 
        1891), H4519 [2AP]
      ------allow employers a credit for employing members of the 
        Ready Reserve or National Guard and veterans recently 
        separated from the Armed Forces (see H.R. 3620), H9806 [22SE]
      ------prohibit additional taxes on firearms and ammunition 
        during current economic hardship (see H. Con. Res. 173), H9206 
        [30JY]
      Water Resources Development Act: technical corrections (see H.R. 
        3643), H9961 [24SE]
  Remarks
      Agriculture, rural development, FDA, and related agencies 
        programs: making appropriations (H.R. 2997), earmark 
        declaration, E2124 [31JY]
      Alexandria, LA: anniversary of Congregation Gemiluth Chassodim, 
        E2459 [6OC], E2463 [8OC]
      ------inclusion of Rapides Regional Medical Center on Thomson 
        Reuters (company) 100 Top Hospitals list, E3050 [17DE]
      ------tribute to American Legion Post 3, E2271 [15SE]
      ------tribute to Buddy Camp, E1317 [4JN]
      Alexandria Mardi Gras Association: tribute, E239 [11FE]
      Appropriations: making omnibus appropriations (H.R. 1105), 
        earmark declaration, E772 [25MR], E849 [1AP]
      Baton Rouge, LA: Baton Rouge General recipient of Louisana State 
        Nurses Association Hospital of the Year award, E901 
        [21AP]
      CenturyLink, Inc.: tribute, E2816 [19NO]
      Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military 
        activities and prescribing personnel strengths (H.R. 2647), 
        earmark declaration, E1730 [13JY]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: making appropriations (H.R. 2892), 
        earmark declaration, E1730 [13JY]
      Dept. of the Interior, environment, and related agencies: making 
        appropriations (H.R. 2996), earmark declaration, E2857 
        [1DE]
      Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations for military construction and veterans' 
        services (H.R. 3082), earmark declaration, E2126 
        [31JY]
      Depts. of Labor, HHS, and Education, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations (H.R. 3293), earmark declaration, 
        E2171 [31JY]
      Forest Hill, LA: tribute to Forest Hill Elementary School first 
        graduating class of the Drug Abuse Resistance Education 
        (D.A.R.E.) program, E1000 [28AP]
      Gatlin, Chris: Louisana State Nurses Association Nurse of the 
        Year award recipient, E900 [21AP]
      Grambling State University: tribute to football team, 
        E163 [28JA]
      Health: national policy to provide health care and reform 
        insurance procedures (H.R. 3200), H8427 [21JY], H8896 [28JY], 
        H11806 [27OC]
      ------national policy to provide health care and reform 
        insurance procedures (H.R. 3962), H12214 [3NO], H12911 
        [7NO]
      ------national policy to provide health care and reform 
        insurance procedures (H.R. 3962), consideration (H. Res. 903), 
        H12604 [7NO]
      Louisiana: convey certain Forest Service land (H.R. 940), H9517 
        [15SE]
      Proctor & Gamble, Inc.: anniversary of plant in Pineville, LA, 
        E702 [18MR]
      Science, Depts. of Justice and Commerce, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations (H.R. 2847), earmark declaration, 
        E1411 [15JN], E1730 [13JY]
      Winter, Hamilton S.: Ouachita Parish, LA, School System Overall 
        Middle School Student of the Year award recipient, 
        E283 [13FE]
      World War II: tribute to Armed Forces members, E898 
        [21AP]
  Resignations
      Committee on the Budget (House), H419 [21JA]
  Tributes
      Beatty, Margaret, E2735 [6NO]
      Bradford, James E., E1732 [13JY]
      Buffington, Martha, E1012 [29AP]
      Christian-Brown, Arlena, E1503 [19JN]
      Coleman, Glenn, E1200 [19MY]
      Faulk, Clarence E., Jr., E28 [7JA]
      Hilburn, Wiley, E2272 [15SE]
      Jones, Gary, E2922 [10DE]
      Lancaster, Edgar H., Jr., E2921 [10DE]
      Millikin, Adam, Jr., E1011 [29AP]
      Rosenberg, Sol, E230 [10FE]
      Sullivan, Margie, E2735 [6NO]
      Vermes, Geza, E2301 [17SE]
      Williams, Margaret Brossett, E2270 [15SE]




ALEXANDER, RYAN

  Letters
      F-22 aircraft program funding, S7382 [13JY]
      Weapon Systems Acquisition Reform Act, S5212 [6MY]




ALEXANDER CITY, AL

  Remarks in House
      Bill Nichols State Veterans Home: American Health Care 
        Association Quality Award recipient, E2821 [19NO]
      ------anniversary, E2821 [19NO]




ALEXANDER CREEK, AK

  Bills and resolutions
      Native Americans: recognize as a Native village (see H.R. 3229), 
        H8184 [15JY]




ALEXANDRIA, LA

  Remarks in House
      American Legion: triute to Post 3, E2271 [15SE]
      Buddy Camp: tribute, E1317 [4JN]
      Congregation Gemiluth Chassodim: anniversary, E2459 [6OC], E2463 
        [8OC]
      Rapides Regional Medical Center: inclusion on Thomson Reuters 
        (company) 100 Top Hospitals list, E3050 [17DE]




ALEXANDRIA, MN

  Bills and resolutions
      Max J. Beilke Dept. of Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic: 
        designate (see S. 1483), S7779 [21JY] (see H.R. 3157), H7946 
        [9JY]
  Remarks in House
      Max J. Beilke Dept. of Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic: 
        designate (H.R. 3157), H12167, H12168 [2NO]
  Texts of
      H.R. 3157, Max J. Beilke Dept. of Veterans Affairs Outpatient 
        Clinic, Alexandria, MN, H12167 [2NO]




ALEXANDRIA, VA

  Articles and editorials
      Security Worries in the Suburbs, S5460 [14MY]
  Remarks in House
      Alexandria Transit Co.: anniversary of DASH bus system, E598 
        [9MR]
      Burke, Don: Partnership for Public Service (organization) 
        Service to America Homeland Security Medal nominee, E1079 
        [6MY]
      Gum Springs community: anniversary, E1281 [2JN]
      Laurel Grove Baptist Church: anniversary, E2307 [17SE]
      Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology: Dept. 
        of Education Blue Ribbon Schools award recipient, E2311 [17SE]
  Remarks in Senate
      National security: proposed release of certain detainees from 
        detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, S5459-S5463 
        [14MY], S5544 [18MY], S5767 [21MY], S6137 [4JN]




ALEXANDRIA BAY, NY

  Remarks in House
      Thousand Islands Winery (business): New York Wine and Grape 
        Foundation Winery of the Year award recipient, E1121 [12MY]




ALEXANDRIA MARDI GRAS ASSOCIATION

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E239 [11FE]




ALEXANDRIA TRANSIT CO.

  Remarks in House
      Alexandria, VA: anniversary of Alexandria Transit Co., DASH bus 
        system, E598 [9MR]




ALEXANDRIA (VA) GAZETTE PACKET

  Obituaries
      White, John T., II (Jack), E2034 [28JY]




ALEXIOU, GEORGE

  Remarks in House
      Queens, NY: tribute to Charles J. Vallone Scholarship Dinner 
        Dance honorees, E904 [21AP]




ALFARO, ARNULFO

  Bills and resolutions
      Relief (see H.R. 2645), H6014 [21MY]




ALFRED P. SLOAN FOUNDATION

  Remarks in Senate
      Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace 
        Flexibility: tribute to recipients, S5611 [19MY]




ALGAE-BASED RENEWABLE FUEL PROMOTION ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see S. 1250), S6542 [11JN] (see H.R. 4168), H13385 [1DE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Enact (S. 1250), S6556-S6558 [11JN]
  Texts of
      S. 1250, provisions, S6557 [11JN]




ALGER, RICHARD

  Remarks in House
      Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame: inductee, E3046 [17DE]




ALGERIA, PEOPLE'S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF

  Remarks in House
      Terrorism: express sympathy for victims of terrorist attacks, 
        E300 [23FE]




ALHAMID, THAHA MOHAMMAD

  Letters
      Express condolences to families of victims of tsunami in 
        American Samoa, E2552 [15OC]




ALHURRA TELEVISION (Arabic language network)

  Remarks in Senate
      ``Al Youm'': tribute to first broadcast of live television show, 
        S2905 [9MR]




ALI, BEN

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E2583 [20OC]




ALI, MUHAMMAD

  Bills and resolutions
      Congressional Gold Medal: award (see H.R. 2648), H6074 [2JN]
  Remarks in House
      Congressional Gold Medal: award (H.R. 2648), H6081 [3JN]
  Remarks in Senate
      Tribute, S2170 [12FE]




ALI, RUSSLYNN

  Reports filed
      Nomination To Be Assistant Sec. of Education for Civil Rights: 
        Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (Senate), 
        S4890 [29AP]




ALIANO, RONALD

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E2742 [6NO]




ALIANZA DOMINICANA, INC.

  Remarks in House
      Dept. of HUD: prohibit funding for construction of Alianza 
        Dominicana, Inc., Triangle Building, H8655 [23JY]




ALIEN SMUGGLING AND TERRORISM PREVENTION ACT

  Letters
      Provisions: Representative Bennie G. Thompson, Committee on 
        Homeland Security (House), H4212 [31MR]
      ------Representative Conyers, Committee on the Judiciary 
        (House), H4212 [31MR]
  Remarks in House
      Enact (H.R. 1029), H4209-H4214 [31MR]
  Texts of
      H.R. 1029, provisions, H4210 [31MR]




ALIENS  see Immigration; Refugees




ALISON, JOHN R.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E2853 [1DE]




ALIVIANE, INC.

  Remarks in House
      Anniversary, E2938 [10DE]




ALL HEALTHY CHILDREN ACT

  Remarks in House
      Enact (H.R. 747), H5696 [18MY]




ALL STAR MORTGAGE CO.

  Letters
      Variable rate pricing of mortage insurance, E2687 [2NO]




ALL STUDENTS ACHIEVING THROUGH REFORM (ALL-STAR) ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 4330), H15498 [16DE]




ALLAGASH BREWING CO.

  Remarks in Senate
      Tribute, S6717 [17JN]




ALL-AMERICAN FLAG ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 2853), H6743 [12JN]




ALLAMI, SUAAD

  Remarks in House
      Dept. of State: International Women of Courage Award recipient, 
        H3318 [11MR]




ALLBRITTON COMMUNICATIONS CO.

  Remarks in House
      University of Arkansas: tribute to donation of video library, 
        H8012 [13JY]




ALLDRIDGE, DAVID W.

  Bills and resolutions
      Newport News (U.S.S): anniversary (see H. Res. 488), H6013 
        [21MY]




ALLEGHANY COUNTY, NC

  Remarks in House
      Anniversary, H7089 [23JN]




ALLEGHANY HISTORICAL GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY

  Remarks in House
      North Carolina Historical Society: tribute to Alleghany County, 
        NC, Sesquicentennial event award recipients, E2967 [11DE]




ALLEGHENY COUNTY, PA

  Remarks in House
      Focus on Renewal (organization): anniversary, E2291 [16SE]




ALLEMAN, MICHAEL B.

  Remarks in Senate
      Tribute, S4504 [21AP]




ALLEN, ABIGAIL

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E2142 [31JY]




ALLEN, ANDREW B.

  Remarks in House
      Boy Scouts: Eagle Scout Award recipient, E2242 [10SE]




ALLEN, CHARLES E.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E85 [14JA]




ALLEN, DONALD K.

  Obituaries
      Personal, E1778 [15JY]
  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1778 [15JY]




ALLEN, ELIZABETH L.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1643 [7JY]




ALLEN, GRAHAM L.

  Letters
      Water Transfer Facilitation Act, S10220 [7OC], E2496 [8OC]




ALLEN, KATHLEEN

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E2768 [16NO]




ALLEN, LOUIS

  Bills and resolutions
      1st Lieutenant Louis Allen Post Office, Chester, NY: designate 
        (see H.R. 2877), H6806 [15JN]
  Remarks in House
      1st Lieutenant Louis Allen Post Office, Chester, NY: designate 
        (H.R. 2877), H11180, H11181 [13OC]
  Remarks in Senate
      1st Lieutenant Louis Allen Post Office, Chester, NY: designate 
        (H.R. 2877), S13660 [21DE]
  Reports filed
      1st Lieutenant Louis Allen Post Office, Chester, NY: Committee 
        on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (Senate) (H.R. 
        2877), S13382 [17DE]
  Texts of
      H.R. 2877, 1st Lieutenant Louis Allen Post Office, Chester, NY, 
        H11180 [13OC]




ALLEN, MARK

  Remarks in Senate
      Kentucky Derby: tribute to Mine That Bird (racehorse), S5061 
        [4MY]




ALLEN, MATTHEW

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E229 [10FE]




ALLEN, MEGAN

  Remarks in House
      Florida: Teacher of the Year award recipient, E1887 [22JY]




ALLEN, PHILLIP C.

  Letters
      Prohibit States from requiring separate security background 
        checks for transportation worker identification credential 
        (TWIC) cards unless necessitated by a compelling reason, H6204 
        [4JN]




ALLEN, ROBERT J.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E592 [9MR]




ALLEN, SARA

  Privilege of the floor
      Senate, S12459 [4DE]




ALLEN, SCOTT

  Privilege of the floor
      Senate, S12968 [10DE]




ALLEN, SUSAN

  Articles and editorials
      Smith Leads With Grinning Style, S4800 [28AP]




ALLEN, THOMAS R., JR.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1280 [2JN]




ALLEN, TRUMAN

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E696 [18MR]




ALLEN, TX

  Remarks in House
      Sports: tribute to Allen High School football team, H328 [15JA]




ALLENSWORTH, ANDY

  Proclamations
      Tribute: Representative Space, E2389 [29SE]




ALLENTOWN, PA

  Remarks in House
      Second Harvest Food Bank of the Lehigh Valley and Northeast 
        Pennsylvania: tribute to participation in the National 
        Association of Letter Carriers ``Stamp Out Hunger'' food 
        drive, E1277 [2JN]




ALLIANCE FOR BIOSECURITY

  Articles and editorials
      Obama Nominee Omitted Ties to Biotech, S11103 [4NO]




ALLIANCE FOR JUSTICE

  Letters
      Nomination of Sonia M. Sotomayor to be Supreme Court Justice, 
        S8914 [6AU]




ALLIANCE FOR PEACEBUILDING

  Remarks in House
      Global Symposium of Peaceful Nations: tribute, E2819 [19NO]




ALLIANCE FOR RETIRED AMERICANS

  Letters
      Medicare funding cuts, S12289 [3DE]
      Medicare Premium Fairness Act, H9912 [24SE]




ALLIANCE OF AUTOMOBILE MANUFACTURERS

  Letters
      Consumer Assistance To Recycle and Save Act, H6349 [9JN]
      EPA regulation of carbon dioxide emissions under the Clean Air 
        Act, S9783, S9790 [24SE]




ALLIANCE OF ILLINOIS JUDGES

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1555 [24JN]




ALLIANCE TO SAVE ENERGY

  Bills and resolutions
      Aquarium of the Pacific (organization): Alliance To Save Energy 
        Super Nova Star of Energy Efficiency Award recipient (see H. 
        Res. 912), H13266 [18NO]




ALLIANT TECHSYSTEMS INC. (ATK)

  Remarks in House
      Dept. of Defense: prohibit funding for Advanced Anti-Radiation 
        Guided Missile (AARGM) Counter Air Defense Future 
        Capabilities, H9091, H9092 [30JY]




ALLIED UNIVERSAL CORP.

  Letters
      Chemical and Water Security Act, H12372 [5NO]




ALLISON, HERBERT M., JR.

  Reports filed
      Nomination To Be Assistant Sec. of the Treasury for Financial 
        Stability: Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs 
        (Senate), S6452 [10JN]




AL-MARRI, ALI SALEH KAHLAH

  Remarks in Senate
      Dept. of Justice: prohibit transfer of trials of enemy 
        combatants to the civilian justice system, S10951-S10953 
        [30OC]




AL-MEGRAHI, ABDEL BASET

  Bills and resolutions
      Libya: express that Libya should apologize for the welcome home 
        ceremony held to celebrate the release of convicted Lockerbie 
        bomber Abdel Baset al-Megrahi (see S. Res. 253), S9132 [8SE]
      Terrorism: condemn release of convicted terrorist from a prison 
        in Scotland to return home to Libya (see H. Res. 732), H9442 
        [10SE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Libya: express that Libya should apologize for the welcome home 
        ceremony held to celebrate the release of convicted Lockerbie 
        bomber Abdel Baset al-Megrahi (S. Res. 253), S9705 [23SE]
  Texts of
      S. Res. 253, express that Libya should apologize for the welcome 
        home ceremony held to celebrate the release of convicted 
        Lockerbie bomber Abdel Baset al-Megrahi, S9140 [8SE], S9705 
        [23SE]




ALOISE, GLORIA DeMARCO

  Remarks in House
      Queens, NY: tribute to Charles J. Vallone Scholarship Dinner 
        Dance honorees, E904 [21AP]




ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY, INC.

  Remarks in House
      Census: tribute to efforts to educate community on importance of 
        a complete and accurate census count, E2556 [15OC]




ALPHA PHI ALPHA FRATERNITY, INC.

  Remarks in House
      Virginia State University: tribute to Beta Gamma chapter, E2827 
        [19NO]




ALPINE LAKES WILDERNESS ADDITIONS AND PRATT AND MIDDLE FORK SNOQUALMIE 
    RIVERS PROTECTION ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see S. 721), S3897 [26MR]
  Texts of
      S. 721, provisions, S3920 [26MR]




al-QAEDA (terrorist organization)

  Articles and editorials
      How Not To Defeat al Qaeda, S10394-S10396 [14OC]
  Bills and resolutions
      Terrorism: require a report setting forth the U.S. global 
        strategy to combat and defeat al-Qaeda (terrorist 
        organization) and its affiliates (see S. 894), S4669 [23AP]
  Remarks in House
      India: express sympathy for families of victims of Indian 
        Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, homicide bombing, E2490 [8OC]
      Yemen: assess status of the war on terrorism, H10438 [1OC], 
        H12144 [2NO]
  Remarks in Senate
      Dept. of Defense: clarify definition of unprivileged enemy 
        belligerent to include members of al-Qaeda (terrorist 
        organization), S8085 [24JY]
      Foreign policy: assess status of the war on terrorism, S8981 
        [6AU]




ALTA, UT

  Bills and resolutions
      Public lands: convey certain parcels of land to Alta, UT (see S. 
        1719), S9869 [25SE]




ALTAMONT, IL

  Remarks in House
      Altamont Lions Club: anniversary, E686 [17MR]




ALTERNATIVE ENERGY  see Power Resources; Renewable Energy




ALTERNATIVE HOUSE (organization)

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E904 [21AP]




ALTMAN, CHRISTA

  Remarks in House
      Catholic Education Foundation: Teacher Award recipient, E1145 
        [13MY]




ALTMAN, ROBERT

  Remarks in Senate
      Tribute, S11427 [17NO]




ALTMAN, SCOTT D.

  Remarks in Senate
      NASA: tribute to crew of Atlantis (space shuttle) mission STS-
        125 to Hubble Space Telescope, S8130 [27JY]




ALTMIRE, JASON (a Representative from Pennsylvania)

  Amendments
      Dept. of Energy: provide for a program of research, development, 
        demonstration, and commercial application in vehicle 
        technologies (H.R. 3246), H9585 [16SE]
  Appointments
      Conferee: H.R. 2647, Dept. of Defense appropriations for 
        military activities and prescribing personnel strength, H10488 
        [6OC]
  Articles and editorials
      Ailing Freedom Youngster Urges Pirates--`Have Fun', Dejan 
        Kovacevic, Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette, H3407 [16MR]
      Challis Foundation Aims To Help Other Sick Kids, Elizabeth 
        Merrill, ESPN.com (Internet site), H3406 [16MR]
      Obituary--John Scott Challis--Teen Delivered Message of Hope 
        With Cancer Fight, Mike White, Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette, 
        H3407 [16MR]
      Teen Is Running Out of Innings, but the Game Still Isn't Over, 
        Mike White, Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette, H3405 [16MR]
  Bills and resolutions cosponsored
      Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA): anniversary (see 
        H. Res. 472), H6267 [4JN]
      American Kennel Club: anniversary (see H. Con. Res. 160), H9443 
        [10SE]
      American Legion Day: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 679), 
        H8809 [24JY]
      Animals: prohibit certain conduct relative to the use of horses 
        for human consumption (see H.R. 503), H13266 [18NO]
      Armed Forces: ensure commissioned officers in a Reserve 
        component are able to retire in the highest grade in which 
        they have successfully served (see H.R. 1688), H4735 [23AP]
      ------guarantee equity of military spouses with regard to 
        matters of residency (see H.R. 1182), H4251 [31MR]
      ------issue ``forever stamp'' to honor the sacrifices of those 
        who have been awarded the Purple Heart (see H.R. 1305), H4130 
        [30MR]
      ------mint coins in commemoration of Army Five-Star Generals and 
        alumni of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (see 
        H.R. 1177), H13354 [19NO]
      ------mint coins in commemoration of the establishment of the 
        Medal of Honor (see H.R. 1209), H3835 [24MR]
      ------prohibit increases in fees for military health care (see 
        H.R. 816), H2603 [23FE]
      ------provide for continuity of TRICARE Standard coverage for 
        certain members of the retired Reserve (see H.R. 270), H3438 
        [16MR]
      ------provide vouchers for postal benefits for personal 
        correspondence and small parcels to members serving or 
        hospitalized overseas, and make such vouchers transferable 
        (see H.R. 707), H1520 [12FE]
      Army: close the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security 
        Cooperation (see H.R. 2567), H7706 [26JN]
      ------expand retroactive eligibility of the Army Combat Action 
        Badge to include members who participated in combat during 
        which they engaged the enemy on or after December 7, 1941 (see 
        H.R. 82), H3438 [16MR]
      Budget: extend discretionary spending caps and pay-as-you-go for 
        direct spending (see H.R. 2116), H4839 [27AP]
      ------reinstitute and update the pay-as-you-go requirement of 
        budget neutrality on new tax and mandatory spending 
        legislation, enforced by the threat of annual, automatic 
        sequestration (see H.R. 2920), H6971 [17JN]
      Business and industry: ensure that an employer may require 
        employees to speak English while engaged in work (see H.R. 
        1588), H4688 [22AP]
      ------evaluate and extend the basic pilot program for employment 
        eligibility confirmation and ensure protection of Social 
        Security beneficiaries (see H.R. 662), H5063 [30AP]
      Children and youth: provide for evidence-based and promising 
        practices related to juvenile delinquency and criminal street 
        gang activity prevention and intervention (see H.R. 1064), 
        H7146 [23JN]
      ------update the national school nutrition standards for foods 
        and beverages sold outside of school meals to conform to 
        current nutrition science (see H.R. 1324), H3438 [16MR]
      Civil War--U.S.: mint coins to recognize and commemorate the 
        1863 invasion of Pennsylvania, the Battle of Gettysburg and 
        President Lincoln's Gettysburg Address (see H.R. 3712), H14827 
        [11DE]
      Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: observance (see H. Con. Res. 
        60), H3836 [24MR]
      Committee on POW and MIA Affairs (House, Select): establish (see 
        H. Res. 111), H4027 [25MR]
      Community service: reauthorize and reform national service laws 
        (see H.R. 1388), H3402 [12MR]
      Consumers: protect from price-gouging of gasoline and other 
        fuels (see H.R. 2129), H9550 [15SE]
      Courts: modify the prohibition on recognition of certain rights 
        relative to certain marks, trade names, or commercial names 
        (see H.R. 1103), H9962 [24SE]
      de Veuster, Damien: canonization (see H. Res. 786), H11384 
        [14OC]
      Decade of Vision: designate (see H. Res. 366), H4840 [27AP]
      Dedication Day: honor Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address (see 
        H. Res. 736), H9442 [10SE]
      Dept. of Education: establish the Grants for College Access and 
        Completion Program (see H.R. 3259), H11791 [26OC]
      ------provide grants to States to ensure that students complete 
        the middle grades prepared for success in high school and 
        postsecondary endeavors (see H.R. 3006), H12142 [29OC]
      Dept. of HHS: establish a Healthcare Innovation Zone pilot 
        program (see H.R. 3664), H11714 [22OC]
      ------establish permanent national surveillance systems for 
        multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, and other 
        neurological diseases and disorders (see H.R. 1362), H5097 
        [4MY]
      ------provide for the participation of optometrists in the 
        National Health Service Corps scholarship and loan repayment 
        programs (see H.R. 1884), H10520 [6OC]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: award grants to regional 
        biocontainment laboratories for maintaining surge capacity to 
        be used to respond to acts of bioterrorism or outbreaks of 
        infectious diseases (see H.R. 1150), H2631 [24FE]
      ------conduct a survey to determine the level of compliance with 
        national consensus standards and any barriers to achieving 
        compliance with such standards (see H.R. 1499), H3749 [23MR]
      Dept. of Justice: safeguard the Crime Victims Fund (see H.R. 
        483), H527 [26JA]
      Dept. of State: provide assistance to eradicate trafficking in 
        children in eligible countries through implementation of Child 
        Protection Compacts (see H.R. 2737), H13355 [19NO]
      Dept. of the Navy: redesignate as the Dept. of the Navy and 
        Marine Corps (see H.R. 24), H6014 [21MY]
      Dept. of Transportation: implement pilot program to establish 
        truck parking facilities (see H.R. 2156), H15503 [16DE]
      ------study and establish a motor vehicle safety standard that 
        provides for a means of alerting blind and other pedestrians 
        of motor vehicle operation (see H.R. 734), H12456 [5NO]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: approve certain education programs 
        under the Post 9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Program 
        (see H.R. 3813), H12142 [29OC]
      ------clarify presumptions relating to exposure of certain 
        veterans who served in the vicinity of Vietnam (see H.R. 
        2254), H7086 [19JN]
      ------establish Committee on Care of Veterans With Traumatic 
        Brain Injury (see H.R. 1546), H7837 [8JY]
      ------establish the Merchant Mariner Equity Compensation Fund to 
        provide benefits to certain individuals who served in the U.S. 
        merchant marine during World War II (see H.R. 23), H3438 
        [16MR]
      ------include certain active duty service in the Reserve 
        components as qualifying service for purposes of the Post 9/11 
        Veterans Educational Assistance Program (see H.R. 3554), H9671 
        [16SE]
      ------provide two-fiscal year budget authority for certain 
        medical care accounts (see H.R. 1016), H3749 [23MR]
      ------repeal requirement for reduction of survivor annuities 
        under the Survivor Benefit Plan to offset the receipt of 
        veterans' dependency and indemnity compensation (see H.R. 
        775), H5096 [4MY]
      ------restore plot allowance eligibility for veterans of any war 
        and restore headstone or marker allowance for eligible persons 
        (see H.R. 4044), H12586 [6NO]
      Diseases: catalyze change in the care and treatment of diabetes 
        (see H.R. 1402), H11458 [15OC]
      ------coordinate Federal research efforts on, and improve public 
        education and awareness of, congenital heart disease (see H.R. 
        1570), H11458 [15OC]
      ------establish a National Acquired Bone Marrow Failure Disease 
        Registry and authorize research on acquired bone marrow 
        failure diseases (see H.R. 1230), H7146 [23JN]
      ------increase awareness of risks of breast cancer in young 
        women and provide support for young women diagnosed with 
        breast cancer (see H.R. 1740), H4130 [30MR]
      ------provide for arthritis research and public health (see H.R. 
        1210), H3338 [11MR]
      ------reauthorize and enhance programs to increase awareness and 
        knowledge with respect to gynecologic cancers (see H.R. 2941), 
        H10408 [30SE]
      ------support research and public awareness activities relative 
        to inflammatory bowel disease (see H.R. 2275), H9999 [25SE]
      Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I: U.S. visit (see H. Res. 
        838), H11714 [22OC]
      Education: encourage teaching of U.S. Constitution to high 
        school students in their senior year (see H. Res. 686), H9492 
        [14SE]
      ------improve early education (see H.R. 702), H780 [28JA]
      ------increase Pell Grants for the children of fallen public 
        safety officers (see H.R. 959), H4130 [30MR]
      Elementary and Secondary Education Act: authorizing 
        appropriations (see H.R. 1102), H5000 [29AP]
      ------establish a grant program for automated external 
        defibrillators in schools (see H.R. 1380), H4027 [25MR]
      ------improve academic content standards for physical education 
        (see H.R. 1585), H5000 [29AP]
      Employment: provide family and medical leave to caregivers of 
        regular component servicemembers and veterans with service-
        related injuries and allow exigency leave for all foreign-
        deployed members (see H.R. 3403), H9205 [30JY]
      English language: reaffirm as official language of U.S., 
        establish uniform English language rule for naturalization, 
        and avoid misconstructions of English language texts of U.S. 
        laws (see H.R. 997), H2603 [23FE]
      EPA: provide grants for the revitalization of waterfront 
        brownfields (see H.R. 3518), H10520 [6OC]
      FAA: improve airline safety and pilot training (see H.R. 3371), 
        H9054 [29JY]
      FCC: prevent repromulgation of the Fairness Doctrine requiring 
        fair and balanced broadcasting of controversial issues (see 
        H.R. 226), H91 [8JA]
      FDA: provide with certain authority to regulate tobacco products 
        (see H.R. 1256), H3438 [16MR]
      Federal employees: make unused sick leave creditable under the 
        Federal Employees' Retirement System (see H.R. 958), H6807 
        [15JN]
      Federal firefighters: establish presumptive disability benefits 
        for certain diseases and disabilities (see H.R. 948), H4524 
        [2AP]
      FEMA: establish a program to provide grant assistance to States 
        for the rehabilitation and repair of deficient dams (see H.R. 
        1770), H4584 [21AP]
      Financial institutions: authorize interest-bearing transaction 
        accounts at depository institutions (see H.R. 4067), H14446 
        [9DE]
      ------prohibit financial holding companies and national banks 
        from engaging, directly or indirectly, in real estate 
        brokerage or real estate management activities (see H.R. 111), 
        H196 [13JA]
      Firearms: establish national standard to allow State concealed 
        handgun carrying licenses to be valid in other States (see 
        H.R. 197), H3641 [18MR]
      ------update certain procedures applicable to commerce in 
        firearms and remove certain Federal restrictions on interstate 
        firearms transactions (see H.R. 1074), H9206 [30JY]
      Foreign trade: clarify that fundamental exchange-rate 
        misalignment by any foreign nation is actionable under U.S. 
        countervailing and antidumping duty laws (see H.R. 2378), 
        H5580 [13MY]
      ------eliminate barriers to exports of U.S. goods and services, 
        restore rights under trade remedy laws, and strengthen 
        enforcement of intellectual property rights and health and 
        safety laws at U.S. borders (see H.R. 496), H323 [14JA]
      Forest Service: protect certain roadless areas (see H.R. 3692), 
        H10455 [1OC]
      FRS: reform manner in which GAO audits the FRS Board of 
        Governors and the manner in which such audits are reported 
        (see H.R. 1207), H5892 [20MY]
      Girl Scouts: mint coins in commemoration of centennial of 
        establishment (see H.R. 621), H8008 [10JY]
      Gold Star Mothers Day: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 
        513), H8185 [15JY]
      Government: ensure efficient performance of agency functions 
        (see H.R. 2736), H9807 [22SE]
      Greece: independence anniversary (see H.J. Res. 39), H3528 
        [17MR] (see H. Res. 273), H3705 [19MR]
      Health: establish nationwide health insurance purchasing pool 
        for small businesses and the self-employed to offer a choice 
        of health plans and make health coverage more affordable and 
        accessible (see H.R. 2360), H5484 [12MY]
      ------provide for the licensure of biosimilar and 
        interchangeable biological products (see H.R. 1548), H5485 
        [12MY]
      ------support efforts to reduce infant mortality (see H. Res. 
        260), H5893 [20MY]
      Health Care Comparative Effectiveness Research Institute: 
        establish (see H.R. 2502), H5791 [19MY]
      Health care professionals: increase number of primary care 
        physicians and primary care providers and improve patient 
        access to primary care services (see H.R. 2350), H6620 [11JN]
      Heisman, John W.: tribute (see H. Con. Res. 123), H5484 [12MY]
      Higher Education Act: forgive certain loans for servicemembers 
        who withdraw from an institution of higher education as a 
        result of service in the uniformed services (see H.R. 2561), 
        H6009 [21MY]
      History: mint coins in commemoration of the bicentennial of the 
        writing of the ``Star-Spangled Banner'' and the War of 1812 
        (see H.R. 2097), H8009 [10JY]
      House of Representatives: permit donation of used computer 
        equipment to public schools (see H.R. 181), H4840 [27AP]
      Hunting and trapping: commend Hunters for the Hungry programs 
        and efforts of such programs to decrease hunger and help feed 
        those in need (see H. Res. 270), H3705 [19MR]
      ------recognize hunting heritage and provide opportunities for 
        continued hunting on public lands (see H.R. 3749), H11714 
        [22OC]
      Immigration: enforce employment restrictions on unauthorized 
        aliens through the use of improved Social Security cards and 
        an Employment Eligibility Database (see H.R. 98), H4734 [23AP]
      ------reform by securing borders, clarifying and enforcing 
        existing laws, and enabling a practical employer verification 
        program (see H.R. 3308), H8706 [23JY]
      Individuals With Disabilities Education Act: authorizing 
        appropriations (see H.R. 1102), H5000 [29AP]
      Insurance: impose a limitation on lifetime aggregate limits 
        imposed by health plans (see H.R. 1085), H1605 [13FE]
      ------prohibit pre-existing condition exclusions for children in 
        group health plans and health insurance coverage in the group 
        and individual markets (see H.R. 1619), H3703 [19MR]
      ------prohibit pre-existing condition exclusions in group health 
        plans and health insurance coverage in the group and 
        individual markets (see H.R. 1558), H5400 [7MY]
      ------require coverage of minimum hospital stays for 
        mastectomies, lumpectomies, and lymph node dissection relative 
        to breast cancer and coverage for secondary consultations (see 
        H.R. 1691), H3834 [24MR]
      Iran: expand economic sanctions against Iran to include 
        importation of refined petroleum (see H.R. 2194), H8185 [15JY]
      Iron and steel industry: require certain Federal agencies to use 
        iron and steel produced in the U.S. in carrying out projects 
        for the construction, alteration, or repair of a public 
        building or public work (see H.R. 595), H381 [15JA]
      Johnson, Jim: tribute (see H. Res. 693), H9671 [16SE]
      Kalas, Harry: tribute (see H. Res. 350), H4916 [28AP]
      Labor unions: establish efficient system to enable employees to 
        form, join, or assist labor organizations and provide for 
        mandatory injunctions for unfair labor practices during 
        organizing efforts (see H.R. 1409), H3144 [10MR]
      Law enforcement: reform the ATF, modernize firearms laws and 
        regulations, and protect the community from criminals (see 
        H.R. 2296), H6973 [17JN]
      Lincoln, Abraham: bicentennial of birth (see H. Res. 139), H1080 
        [9FE]
      Local Radio Freedom Act: support (see H. Con. Res. 49), H1519 
        [12FE]
      Medicaid: cover physician services delivered by podiatric 
        physicians to ensure access by beneficiaries to appropriate 
        quality foot and ankle care (see H.R. 1625), H13354 [19NO]
      ------provide the disabled and elderly with equal access to 
        community-based attendant services (see H.R. 1670), H4841 
        [27AP]
      Medicare: allow beneficiaries direct access to physical 
        therapists without a physician referral (see H.R. 1829), H4250 
        [31MR]
      ------ensure more appropriate payment amounts for drugs and 
        biologicals by excluding customary prompt pay discounts 
        extended to wholesalers from the manufacturer's average sales 
        price (see H.R. 1392), H6415 [9JN]
      ------establish a hospice care demonstration program and grant 
        programs for cancer palliative care and symptom management 
        programs (see H.R. 1844), H9342 [8SE]
      ------expedite application and qualification process of low-
        income individuals obtaining subsidized prescription drug 
        coverage (see H.R. 2700), H6263 [4JN]
      ------improve access to, and increase utilization of, bone mass 
        measurement benefits (see H.R. 1894), H4735 [23AP]
      ------provide beneficiaries greater choice with regard to 
        accessing hearing health services and benefits (see H.R. 
        3024), H10070 [29SE]
      ------provide comprehensive cancer patient treatment education 
        and conduct research to improve cancer symptom management (see 
        H.R. 1927), H4584 [21AP]
      ------provide continued coverage for immunosuppressive drugs 
        furnished to beneficiaries that have received a kidney 
        transplant and whose coverage would otherwise expire (see H.R. 
        1458), H7446 [25JN]
      ------provide for a pilot program to improve the quality of 
        oncology care (see H.R. 2939), H7021 [18JN]
      ------provide payments to Dept. of Veterans Affairs medical 
        facilities for items and services provided to eligible 
        veterans for non-service-connected conditions (see H.R. 3365), 
        H10520 [6OC]
      ------repeal competitive acquisition program for durable medical 
        equipment and prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS) in 
        a budget neutral manner (see H.R. 3790), H11297 [13OC]
      ------repeal outpatient rehabilitation therapy caps (see H.R. 
        43), H4524 [2AP]
      Members of Congress: eliminate automatic salary adjustments (see 
        H.R. 156), H33 [6JA] (see H.R. 1597), H3749 [23MR] (see H.R. 
        4255), H14982 [15DE]
      Mental Health Month: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 437), 
        H5713 [18MY]
      Mesothelioma Awareness Day: support goals and ideals (see H. 
        Res. 771), H13069 [17NO]
      Mitchell, George J.: support appointment as Special Envoy for 
        Middle East Peace (see H. Res. 130), H3707 [19MR]
      Mother's Day: mint coins in commemoration of centennial of 
        establishment (see H.R. 2421), H6015 [21MY]
      Motor vehicles: protect the rights of consumers to diagnose, 
        service, maintain, and repair their motor vehicles (see H.R. 
        2057), H6015 [21MY]
      Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week: support goals and ideals (see 
        H. Con. Res. 14), H2926 [3MR]
      NASA: award Congressional Gold Medal to Neil A. Armstrong, Edwin 
        E. (Buzz) Aldrin, Michael Collins, and John Glenn (see H.R. 
        2245), H8025 [13JY]
      National Brain Injury Awareness Month: designate (see H. Con. 
        Res. 40), H1044 [4FE] (see H. Res. 178), H1607 [13FE]
      National Coaches Appreciation Week: support goals and ideals 
        (see H. Res. 6), H8873 [27JY]
      National Dairy Month: support goals (see H. Res. 507), H6973 
        [17JN]
      National Domestic Violence Awareness Month: support goals and 
        ideals (see H. Res. 817), H11166 [8OC]
      National Eye Institute: anniversary (see H. Res. 366), H4840 
        [27AP]
      National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record: provide an 
        amnesty period during which veterans and their families can 
        register certain firearms (see H.R. 442), H4688 [22AP]
      National Girls and Women in Sports Day: designate (see H. Res. 
        95), H602 [27JA]
      ------support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 114), H922 [3FE]
      National Immunization Awareness Month: support goals and ideals 
        (see H. Res. 709), H9731 [17SE]
      National Job Corps Day: designate (see H. Con. Res. 163), H9343 
        [8SE]
      National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day: add to the list of 
        days on which the flag should be especially displayed (see 
        H.R. 2632), H8009 [10JY]
      National Life Insurance Awareness Month: support goals and 
        ideals (see H. Res. 16), H9808 [22SE]
      National Purple Heart Recognition Day: support goals and ideals 
        (see H. Con. Res. 168), H8707 [23JY]
      National World War I Museum: designate Liberty Memorial as 
        National World War I Memorial (see H.R. 1849), H11458 [15OC]
      New York, NY: tribute to Chesley Sullenberger III, Jeffrey 
        Skiles, the crew and passengers, and all responders for 
        efforts relative to safe emergency landing of US Airways 
        Flight 1549 (see H. Res. 75), H603 [27JA]
      NRC: establish an expedited schedule for the issuance of a 
        Combined Construction and Operating License for nuclear 
        reactors that meet certain conditions (see H.R. 3448), H11111 
        [7OC]
      Nuclear weapons: support a national day of remembrance for 
        workers of the U.S. nuclear weapons program (see H. Res. 790), 
        H11112 [7OC]
      Palmer, Arnold: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 1243), 
        H4397 [1AP]
      Pell, Claiborne: tribute (see H. Res. 50), H195 [13JA]
      Pennsylvania: tribute to National Guard (see H. Res. 754), H9730 
        [17SE]
      Philippines: express condolences to the citizens and support for 
        Philippine Government in aftermath of devastating tropical 
        storms (see H. Res. 800), H11168 [8OC]
      Pittsburgh Penguins (hockey team): tribute (see H. Res. 594), 
        H7705 [26JN]
      Pittsburgh Steelers (football team): tribute (see H. Res. 110), 
        H1046 [4FE]
      Postal Service: allow payment of share of contributions for 
        annuitants' health benefits out of the Postal Service Retiree 
        Health Benefits Fund (see H.R. 22), H2886 [2MR]
      ------modify procedures for closure or consolidation of post 
        offices (see H.R. 658), H6414 [9JN]
      POW: eligibility of surviving spouses of certain former POW to 
        receive dependency and indemnity compensation (see H.R. 819), 
        H1607 [13FE]
      Public safety officers: provide collective bargaining rights for 
        State or local government employees (see H.R. 413), H5096 
        [4MY]
      Real Salt Lake (soccer team): tribute (see H. Res. 942), H13466 
        [2DE]
      Rosenzveig, Charles H.: tribute (see H. Res. 283), H4735 [23AP]
      Safety: express importance of swimming lessons and recognize 
        danger of drowning among minority children (see H. Res. 57), 
        H6904 [16JN]
      SBA: improve services for small business concerns owned and 
        controlled by service-disabled veterans (see H.R. 4125), 
        H13352 [19NO]
      Securing America's Future Economy (SAFE) Commission: establish 
        (see H.R. 1557), H12288 [3NO]
      Senior citizens: ensure adequate public-private infrastructure 
        and resolve to prevent, detect, treat, intervene in, and 
        prosecute elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation (see H.R. 
        2006), H5792 [19MY]
      ------establish a consumer price index for elderly consumers to 
        compute cost-of-living increases for Social Security (see H.R. 
        2429), H5665 [14MY]
      ------improve research, diagnosis, and treatment of 
        musculoskeletal diseases, conditions, and injuries and conduct 
        a longitudinal study on aging (see H.R. 1021), H10519 [6OC]
      Small business: provide loan guarantees for the acquisition of 
        health information technology by eligible professionals in 
        solo and small group practices (see H.R. 3014), H7249 [24JN]
      Small Business Act: amend (see H.R. 2352), H5483 [12MY]
      Social Security: allow choice of benefit payment method relative 
        to computation rule application to workers attaining age 65 in 
        or after 1982 (see H.R. 1067), H5400 [7MY]
      ------repeal Government pension offset and windfall elimination 
        provisions (see H.R. 235), H163 [9JA]
      SSI: clarify that the value of certain funeral and burial 
        arrangements are not to be considered available resources (see 
        H.R. 1352), H4734 [23AP]
      ------disregard, for purposes of eligibility, compensation for 
        participation in clinical trials for rare diseases or 
        conditions (see H.R. 2866), H9491 [14SE]
      Susan G. Komen for the Cure (organization): observe anniversary 
        of Susan G. Komen National Race for the Cure and commend 
        transition to Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure (see H. 
        Con. Res. 109), H6077 [2JN]
      Taiwan Relations Act: reaffirm U.S. commitment (see H. Con. Res. 
        55), H2981 [4MR]
      Taxation: accelerate locomotive fuel savings and provide 
        incentives for owners to replace high-polluting models with 
        newly-built or newly-remanufactured fuel-efficient and less-
        polluting models (see H.R. 3947), H12043 [28OC]
      ------allow a credit for care packages provided for soldiers in 
        combat zones and for providing volunteer service to military 
        families through the Dept. of Defense America Supports You 
        program (see H.R. 1090), H3438 [16MR]
      ------allow a refundable credit for volunteer members of 
        volunteer firefighting and emergency medical service 
        organizations (see H.R. 2601), H6011 [21MY]
      ------allow a tax credit for the purchase of hearing aids (see 
        H.R. 1646), H3704 [19MR]
      ------allow Federal civilian and military retirees to pay health 
        insurance premiums on a pretax basis and allow a deduction for 
        TRICARE supplemental premiums (see H.R. 1203), H3835 [24MR]
      ------allow self-employed individuals to deduct health insurance 
        costs in computing self-employment taxes (see H.R. 1470), 
        H3706 [19MR]
      ------allow tax credit to businesses who employ members of the 
        National Guard or Ready Reserve for compensation paid during 
        active military duty (see H.R. 433), H382 [15JA]
      ------allow taxpayers to designate a portion of their income tax 
        payment to provide assistance to homeless veterans (see H.R. 
        147), H7837 [8JY]
      ------allow veterans a deduction for certain travel expenses to 
        Dept. of Veterans Affairs medical centers for examinations or 
        treatments relating to service-connected disabilities (see 
        H.R. 953), H8873 [27JY]
      ------encourage alternative energy investments and job creation 
        (see H.R. 1835), H12288 [3NO]
      ------expand availability of saver's credit, make credit 
        refundable, and make Federal matching contributions into the 
        retirement savings of the taxpayer (see H.R. 1961), H4522 
        [2AP]
      ------expand the rehabilitation credit for older buildings (see 
        H.R. 3715), H10456 [1OC]
      ------extend and modify the railroad track maintenance credit 
        (see H.R. 1132), H4734 [23AP]
      ------extend deduction for certain expenses of elementary and 
        secondary school teachers (see H.R. 2329), H9442 [10SE]
      ------extend employer wage credit for employees who are active 
        duty members of Armed Forces (see H.R. 4042), H12586 [6NO]
      ------extend the first-time homebuyer credit for Armed Services 
        members serving outside the U.S. (see H.R. 2562), H6415 [9JN]
      ------increase deduction for business start-up expenditures (see 
        H.R. 1552), H5406 [11MY]
      ------make permanent the 7-year depreciation recovery period for 
        motorsport entertainment complexes (see H.R. 1974), H5063 
        [30AP]
      ------make permanent the special rule for contributions of 
        qualified conservation contributions (see H.R. 1831), H4250 
        [31MR]
      ------permanently extend and modify credit for refined coal from 
        steel industry fuel (see H.R. 3916), H13355 [19NO]
      ------provide collegiate housing and infrastructure grants (see 
        H.R. 1547), H5000 [29AP]
      ------provide incentives for improving small manufacturers' 
        computer technology (see H.R. 2963), H7084 [19JN]
      ------reduce tax on beer (see H.R. 836), H3056 [5MR]
      ------remove cell phones from list of eligible depreciable 
        property (see H.R. 690), H9397 [9SE]
      ------repeal withholding tax on Federal, State, and local 
        government contracts (see H.R. 275), H4524 [2AP]
      ------require the manufacturers' excise tax on recreational 
        equipment be paid quarterly (see H.R. 510), H324 [14JA]
      ------treat automatic fire sprinkler systems as 5-year property 
        for purposes of depreciation (see H.R. 1194), H3056 [5MR]
      Tay-Sachs Awareness Month: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 
        692), H9492 [14SE]
      Telephones: facilitate nationwide availability of 2-1-1 
        telephone service for information and referral on health and 
        human services (see H.R. 211), H2875 [26FE]
      ------restrict any State or local jurisdiction from imposing a 
        new discriminatory tax on cell phone services, providers, or 
        property (see H.R. 1521), H4734 [23AP]
      Terrorism: mint coins in commemoration of anniversary of 
        terrorist attacks and establishment of the National September 
        11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center (see H.R. 
        3549), H9441 [10SE]
      Transportation: support goals and ideals of a decade of action 
        for road safety to reduce by 50 percent the predicted increase 
        in global road deaths (see H. Con. Res. 74), H9443 [10SE]
      Transportation Security Administration: enhance personnel system 
        (see H.R. 1881), H5000 [29AP]
      Treaties and agreements: review existing trade agreements, 
        renegotiate such agreements based on the reviews, set terms 
        for future agreements, and strengthen congressional trade 
        policymaking (see H.R. 3012), H7248 [24JN]
      U.N.: condemn Human Rights Council report alleging Israeli war 
        crimes and crimes against humanity relative to operations in 
        the Gaza Strip (see H. Res. 867), H12288 [3NO]
      Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act: 
        improve enforcement (see H.R. 1474), H3400 [12MR]
      Veterans: clarify meaning of ``combat with the enemy'' for 
        purposes of service-connection of disabilities (see H.R. 952), 
        H3835 [24MR]
      ------enhance burial benefits (see H.R. 4045), H12587 [6NO]
      ------improve services for rural veterans (see H.R. 4028), 
        H12456 [5NO]
      ------increase dependency and indemnity compensation payable to 
        surviving spouses (see H.R. 2243), H5793 [19MY]
      ------issue commemorative postage stamp to honor disabled 
        veterans (see H. Con. Res. 114), H4999 [29AP]
      Veterans Day: encourage greater recognition (see H. Res. 89), 
        H6077 [2JN]
      VFW Day: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 483), H6013 
        [21MY]
      Voting: require a voter-verified permanent paper ballot (see 
        H.R. 2894), H6902 [16JN]
      Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP): award a Congressional Gold 
        Medal (see H.R. 2014), H4841 [27AP]
      World War II: award Congressional Gold Medal to American 
        military personnel who fought in defense of Bataan/Corregidor/
        Luzon between December 7, 1941 and May 6, 1942 (see H.R. 
        2598), H6011 [21MY]
      ------award Congressional Gold Medal to the 100th Infantry 
        Battalion and the 442d Regimental Combat Team, U.S. Army (see 
        H.R. 347), H4840 [27AP]
  Bills and resolutions introduced
      Aviation: recognize and clarify State authority to regulate 
        intrastate helicopter medical services pursuant to their 
        authority over public health, patient safety, and medical 
        services and care (see H.R. 978), H1246 [11FE]
      Business and industry: establish congressional review of 
        Presidential decisions on ITC recommendations for relief for 
        businesses jeopardized by a surge of Chinese imports (see H.R. 
        471), H194 [13JA]
      ------require employees at call centers who initiate or receive 
        telephone calls to disclose physical location of such 
        employees (see H.R. 3621), H9806 [22SE]
      Dept. of Transportation: carry out a program to improve roadway 
        safety infrastructure in all States to enhance the safety of 
        older drivers and pedestrians (see H.R. 3355), H8873 [27JY]
      John Scott Challis, Jr., Post Office, Freedom, PA: designate 
        (see H.R. 987), H1247 [11FE]
      Medicare: expand development of quality measures for inpatient 
        hospital services and implement a performance-based payment 
        methodology for such services (see H.R. 1776), H4128 [30MR]
      ------require that certain tests performed by an independent 
        laboratory of a specimen collected by a hospital be treated as 
        services for which payment may be made directly to the 
        laboratory (see H.R. 1699), H4025 [25MR]
      National Physical Education and Sport Week: recognize (see H. 
        Res. 503), H6265 [4JN]
      SBA: enhance the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) 
        Program and the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) 
        Program (see H.R. 2965), H7084 [19JN]
  Designated Speaker pro tempore
      House of Representatives, H6621 [12JN], H6975 [18JN], H8103 
        [15JY]
  Remarks
      American Battlefield Protection Act: establish battlefield 
        acquisition grant program to acquire and protect nationally 
        significant battlefields and associated sites of the 
        Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 (H.R. 146), Senate 
        amendments, H3974 [25MR]
      Appropriations: making supplemental appropriations for economic 
        stimulus (H.R. 1), H569 [27JA]
      ------making supplemental appropriations for economic stimulus 
        (H.R. 1), conference report, H8880 [28JY]
      Budget: allocation of funds, H2964 [4MR]
      ------deficit, H2823 [25FE], H5719 [19MY], H5895 [21MY]
      Bush, George W.: evaluation of economic policies, H2820, H2823 
        [25FE]
      Chinese New Year: observance, E141 [26JA]
      Clinton, William J.: evaluation of economic policies, H2820 
        [25FE]
      Dept. of Energy: Nuclear Power 2010 program funding, H8122, 
        H8123 [15JY]
      ------provide for a program of research, development, 
        demonstration, and commercial application in vehicle 
        technologies (H.R. 3246), H9585 [16SE]
      ------require advanced technologies program to research and 
        develop methods for reducing waste and emissions from advanced 
        battery technology to increase calendar and cycle life, H9585 
        [16SE]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: making appropriations (H.R. 2892), 
        H7187 [24JN]
      Dept. of Transportation: carry out a program to improve roadway 
        safety infrastructure in all States to enhance the safety of 
        older drivers and pedestrians (H.R. 3355), H10490 [6OC]
      ------prohibit funding for New Castle, PA, Millenium Technology 
        Park project, H8659 [23JY]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: investigate alleged employee 
        manipulation of bonus reward system at the Pittsburgh, PA, 
        Veterans Benefits Administration, H7973 [10JY]
      Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations for military construction and veterans' 
        services (H.R. 3082), H7973 [10JY]
      Depts. of the Interior and Agriculture: designate certain 
        wilderness areas, wild and scenic rivers, trails, and national 
        heritage areas, and authorize certain programs and activities, 
        H3974 [25MR]
      ------designate certain wilderness areas, wild and scenic 
        rivers, trails, and national heritage areas, and authorize 
        certain programs and activities (S. 22), H3281 [11MR]
      ------maintain access to hunting, fishing, and trapping on newly 
        designated wild and scenic rivers, trails, and national 
        heritage areas, H3281 [11MR]
      Depts. of Transportation and HUD and related agencies: making 
        appropriations (H.R. 3288), H8659 [23JY]
      Economy: importance of job creation, H13390 [2DE]
      ------national objectives priority assignments, H2820, H2821, 
        H2822, H2823, H2824, H2825 [25FE], H5471 [12MY], H5895 [21MY]
      ------provide financial regulatory reform, protect consumers and 
        investors, enhance Federal understanding of insurance issues, 
        and regulate the over-the-counter derivatives markets (H.R. 
        4173), H14884 [15DE]
      ------provide stimulus for economic recovery, H5471 [12MY]
      Energy and water development: making appropriations (H.R. 3183), 
        H8122, H8123 [15JY]
      FAA: authorizing appropriations for aviation safety and capacity 
        improvement and providing stable cost-based funding for the 
        national aviation system (H.R. 915), H5966 [21MY]
      FEMA: Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program funding, H7187 
        [24JN]
      Financial services and general Government: making appropriations 
        (H.R. 3170), H8253 [16JY]
      GAO: conduct nationwide study of helicopter medical services, 
        H5966 [21MY]
      Health: improve quality in health care by providing incentives 
        for adoption of modern information technology, H6390 [9JN]
      ------national policy to provide health care and reform 
        insurance procedures, H1292 [12FE], H3147 [11MR], H3530 
        [18MR], H6388, H6389, H6390, H6391, H6392, H6393 [9JN], H6544, 
        H6613, H6614, H6615 [11JN]
      ------national policy to provide health care and reform 
        insurance procedures (H.R. 3200), H9884, H9885, H9886, H9887, 
        H9888 [23SE], H10139, H10141 [30SE], H11302 [14OC], H12021 
        [28OC]
      John Scott Challis, Jr., Post Office, Freedom, PA: designate 
        (H.R. 987), H3405 [16MR]
      Lincoln, Abraham: bicentennial of birth (H. Res. 139), H1201 
        [11FE]
      National Physical Education and Sport Week: recognize (H. Res. 
        503), H6336 [9JN]
      National Small Business Week: observance, E1202 [19MY]
      Obama, President: evaluation of economic policies, H2964 [4MR]
      Outer Continental Shelf: lift moratorium on oil and gas 
        drilling, leasing, and exploration on certain portions, H93 
        [9JA]
      Pittsburgh Penguins (hockey team): tribute, H6783 [15JN]
      Pittsburgh Steelers (football team): tribute, H909 [3FE]
      Power resources: create clean energy jobs, achieve energy 
        independence, reduce global warming pollution, and transition 
        to a clean energy economy (H.R. 2454), H11488 [20OC]
      ------enhance research, development, and demonstration of solar 
        energy technologies (H.R. 3585), H11488 [20OC]
      ------enhance research, development, and demonstration of solar 
        energy technologies (H.R. 3585), consideration (H. Res. 846), 
        H11589 [22OC]
      ------national energy policy, H11488 [20OC]
      SBA: eligibility of companies backed with venture capital under 
        the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program and the 
        Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Program, H7760 [8JY]
      ------enhance the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) 
        Program and the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) 
        Program (H.R. 2965), H7760 [8JY]
      ------establish Veterans Business Center program, H5845 [20MY]
      ------give priority to veterans applying for New Market Venture 
        Capital Program grants, H12072 [29OC]
      ------prohibit funding for Pittsburgh, PA, Life Sciences 
        Greenhouse, H8253 [16JY]
      Small Business Act: amend (H.R. 2352), H5845 [20MY]
      Small Business Investment Act: improve programs providing access 
        to capital (H.R. 3854), consideration (H. Res. 875), H12072 
        [29OC]
  Remarks in House relative to
      Special order: granted, H1233 [11FE], H6803 [15JN], H10516 
        [6OC], H14875 [14DE]
  Tributes
      Bowden, Bobby, H14847 [14DE]
      Croft, Helen, E1188 [18MY]
      Farra, Kirk, E1202 [19MY]
      Kerr, William, E1189 [18MY]
      Welsh, Doreen, E648 [12MR]
      Werner, George L.W., H9399 [10SE]




ALTON, IL

  Bills and resolutions
      FERC: extend deadline for commencement of construction of a 
        hydroelectric project (see H.R. 2938), H7021 [18JN]
  Remarks in House
      FERC: extend deadline for commencement of construction of a 
        hydroelectric project (H.R. 2938), H8449-H8451 [21JY]
  Remarks in Senate
      FERC: extend deadline for commencement of construction of a 
        hydroelectric project (H.R. 2938), S8889 [5AU]
  Reports filed
      Alton, IL, Hydroelectric Project Construction Commencement 
        Deadline Extension: Committee on Energy and Natural Resources 
        (Senate) (H.R. 2938) (S. Rept. 111-68), S8759 [4AU]
  Texts of
      H.R. 2938, Alton, IL, hydroelectric project construction 
        commencement deadline extension, H8449 [21JY]




ALTOONA, PA

  Remarks in House
      Altoona Salvation Army: anniversary, E2243 [10SE]
      Bishop Guilfoyle High School: tribute to girls' basketball team, 
        E1354 [9JN]




ALTOONA (PA) MIRROR

  Articles and editorials
      Run for Your Life, E832 [31MR]




ALTOONA-BLAIR COUNTY DEVELOPMENT CORP.

  Remarks in House
      Marasco, Martin J.: Penn's Woods Boy Scouts of America 
        Distinguished Citizen Award recipient, E1273 [2JN]




ALVARADO, CAROL

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E85 [14JA]




ALVARADO, LEOPOLDO, JR.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E2080 [29JY]
  Resolutions by organizations
      Tribute to Leopoldo Alvarado, Jr.: Texas House of 
        Representatives, E2080 [29JY]




ALVARADO PENA, RODI

  Remarks in Senate
      Immigration: asylum or deportation regulations relative to 
        gender-related persecution, S13246 [15DE]




ALVAREZ, GILBERT

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E2847 [1DE]




ALVAREZ, JAVIER

  Remarks in House
      Dept. of Defense: Silver Star recipient, E631 [11MR]




ALVIN, TX

  Remarks in House
      Motor vehicles: impact of partisanship on closure of 
        dealerships, H6053 [2JN]




ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION

  Remarks in House
      Miami-Dade County, FL: tribute to Alzheimer's Association Miami-
        Dade County Memory Walk, H14850 [14DE]




ALZHEIMER'S BREAKTHROUGH ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see S. 1492), S7868 [22JY] (see H.R. 3286), H8584 [22JY]
  Remarks in House
      Enact (H.R. 3286), H11373 [14OC], E1887 [22JY], E2335 [22SE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Enact (S. 1492), S7884 [22JY], S9584 [21SE]
  Texts of
      S. 1492, Alzheimer's Breakthrough Act, S7885-S7887 [22JY]




ALZHEIMER'S FOUNDATION OF AMERICA

  Bills and resolutions
      National Memory Screening Day: support goals and ideals (see S. 
        Res. 185), S6650 [16JN] (see H. Res. 910), H13069 [17NO]
  Letters
      Senior Navigation and Planning Act, S6574 [15JN]
  Remarks in Senate
      National Memory Screening Day: support goals and ideals (S. Res. 
        185), S6655 [16JN]
  Texts of
      S. Res. 185, support goals and ideals of National Alzheimer's 
        Disease Awareness Month and National Memory Screening Day, 
        S6654 [16JN]




AMAR, AKHIL R.

  Letters
      Prohibit use of funds for contracts with contractors if such 
        contractor requires employees or contractors to sign mandatory 
        arbitration clauses regarding certain claims, S10147 [6OC]




AMATEUR RADIO COMMUNICATIONS ENCHANCEMENT ACT

  Remarks in Senate
      Enact (S. 1755), S13201 [14DE]
  Reports filed
      Provisions: Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental 
        Affairs (Senate) (S. 1755) (S. Rept. 111-105), S12909 [10DE]
  Texts of
      S. 1755, provisions, S13201 [14DE]




AMATEUR SOFTBALL ASSOCIATION

  Remarks in House
      San Diego, CA: tribute to San Diego Power Surge 96 (softball 
        team), E2260 [14SE]




AMATO, GABRIEL AND LOUISE

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E2897 [7DE]




AMBROSE, PAUL

  Remarks in Senate
      Terrorism: anniversary of terrorist attacks, S9179 [9SE]




AMBROSINO, CARMEN

  Remarks in House
      Italian American Association of Luzerne County, PA: Lifetime 
        Achievement award recipient, E2362 [24SE]




AMER, KAREEM

  Remarks in House
      Egypt: call for release of political prisoners, H6158 [4JN]




AMERICA SAVES WEEK

  Bills and resolutions
      Goals and ideals: support (see H. Res. 180), H2602 [23FE]
  Remarks in House
      Goals and ideals: support (H. Res. 180), H2639-H2641 [25FE]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 180, support goals and ideals, H2639 [25FE]




AMERICAN ACADEMY FOR PARK AND RECREATION ADMINISTRATION

  Remarks in House
      Temple, TX: Temple Parks and Recreation finalist for American 
        Academy for Park and Recreation Administration National Gold 
        Medal Award for Excellence, E1278 [2JN]




AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ALLERGY, ASTHMA & IMMUNOLOGY

  Letters
      Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Management Act, S2370 [23FE]




AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

  Remarks in House
      Kennedy, Senator: American Academy of Arts and Sciences Scholar-
        Patriot Award recipient, E593 [9MR]




AMERICAN ACADEMY OF CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY

  Letters
      National centers of excellence for the treatment of depressive 
        and bipolar disorders establishment, S10705 [22OC]




AMERICAN ACADEMY OF OPHTHALMOLOGY

  Remarks in Senate
      Ethics code: anniversary, S9729 [23SE]




AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS

  Letters
      National policy to provide health care and reform insurance 
        procedures, H9802 [22SE]




AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS

  Bills and resolutions
      National Dog Bite Prevention Week: observe and adopt and 
        implement effective dog bite injury prevention programs to 
        protect Postal Service employees (see H. Res. 355), H4687 
        [22AP]
  Letters
      Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, S6409 [10JN]




AMERICAN ADVERTISING FEDERATION

  Remarks in House
      National Student Advertising Competition: tribute to winners, 
        E1311 [4JN]




AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR GERIATRIC PSYCHIATRY

  Letters
      National centers of excellence for the treatment of depressive 
        and bipolar disorders establishment, S10704 [22OC]




AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE

  Bills and resolutions
      Dept. of Justice: transmit to the House of Representatives 
        certain documents, records, memos, correspondence, and other 
        communications regarding medical malpractice reform (see H. 
        Res. 871), H11868 [27OC]
  Reports filed
      Dept. of Justice Transmittal of Certain Documents, Records, 
        Memos, Correspondence, and Other Communications Regarding 
        Medical Malpractice Reform: Committee on the Judiciary (House) 
        (H. Res. 871) (H. Rept. 111-341), H13265 [18NO]




AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS

  Letters
      Nomination of Sonia M. Sotomayor to be Supreme Court Justice, 
        S8903 [6AU]




AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF JEWISH LAWYERS AND JURISTS

  Remarks in House
      Durban II Counter-Conference: tribute, E963 [23AP], E976 [27AP]
  Statements
      Third Totalitarian Threat: Richard Schifter, E963-E965 [23AP]




AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF MUSEUMS

  Remarks in House
      Dallas, TX: Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza accepted into 
        American Association of Museums Museum Assessment Program, 
        E2188 [8SE]
      Port Allen, LA: tribute to West Baton Rouge Museum for earning 
        formal accreditation by the American Association of Museums, 
        E2691 [3NO]
      Saginaw, MI: Historical Society of Saginaw County Castle Museum 
        accepted into American Association of Museums Museum 
        Assessment Program, E2485 [8OC]
  Remarks in Senate
      Iowa State University: tribute to Iowa State University Museums 
        for earning formal accreditation by the American Association 
        of Museums, S10359 [13OC]
      Muscatine, IA: tribute to Muscatine History & Industry Center 
        for participation in the American Association of Museums 
        Museum Assessment Program, S10359 [13OC]
      University of Northern Iowa: tribute to University of Northern 
        Iowa Museums & Collections for participation in the American 
        Association of Museums Museum Assessment Program, S10360 
        [13OC]




AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PHYSICIANS OF INDIAN ORIGIN

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1332 [8JN]




AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PHYSICS TEACHERS

  Remarks in House
      Education: tribute to U.S. Physics Olympiad Team, E1338 [8JN]




AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PUBLIC HEALTH PHYSICIANS

  Resolutions by organizations
      Tobacco harm reduction, H3804 [24MR]




AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED PERSONS  see AARP (organization)




AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF STATE HIGHWAY TRANSPORTATION OFFICIALS

  Resolutions by organizations
      Support goals and ideals of a decade of action for road safety 
        to reduce by 50 percent the predicted increase in global road 
        deaths, E1220 [20MY]




AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN

  Remarks in House
      Danville-Alamo, CA, branch: tribute, E2499 [8OC]




AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN OF NAPA COUNTY, CA

  Remarks in House
      Anniversary, E821 [31MR]




AMERICAN AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION

  Letters
      Drive Safer Sunday, H13020 [17NO]
  Remarks in Senate
      School Safety Patrol Lifesaving Medal Award: tribute to 
        recipients, S5691 [20MY]




AMERICAN BANKER (publication)

  Interviews
      Amend bankruptcy laws relative to modification of certain 
        mortgages on principal residences: Senator Durbin, H2992, 
        H3005 [5MR]




AMERICAN BANKERS ASSOCIATION

  Letters
      Helping Families Save Their Homes Act, S5007 [1MY], H5761 [19MY]
      Mortgage Reform and Anti-Predatory Lending Act, H5318 [7MY]




AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION

  Letters
      Elder Abuse Victims Act, H1122 [10FE]
      Expand authorization for death penalty to include non-homicide 
        hate crimes, S7686 [20JY]




AMERICAN BATTLE MONUMENTS COMMISSION

  Amendments
      Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations for military construction and veterans' 
        services (H.R. 3082), S11191, S11224, S11231 [5NO], S11240, 
        S11256, S11257 [6NO], S11267, S11268, S11270, S11273, S11295, 
        S11296, S11297, S11298 [9NO], S11313, S11320, S11331, S11334, 
        S11351, S11352 [10NO], S11362, S11363, S11364, S11377, S11378, 
        S11390 [16NO], S11404, S11405, S11406, S11407, S11438 [17NO], 
        H7983, H7984, H7985, H7986, H7987, H7990 [10JY]
      ------making appropriations for military construction and 
        veterans' services (H.R. 3082), consideration (H. Res. 622), 
        H7958 [10JY]
      ------making appropriations for military construction and 
        veterans' services (S. 1407), S9685 [22SE]
  Appointments
      Conferees: H.R. 3082, Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and 
        related agencies appropriations for military construction and 
        veterans' services, S11411 [17NO]
  Bills and resolutions
      Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations for military construction and veterans' 
        services (see S. 1407), S7192 [7JY] (see H.R. 3082), H7703 
        [26JN]
      ------making appropriations for military construction and 
        veterans' services (H.R. 3082), consideration (see H. Res. 
        622), H7945 [9JY]
      House Rules: require that general appropriations for military 
        construction and veterans' affairs be considered as stand-
        alone measures (see H. Res. 225), H3104 [9MR]
      National and District of Columbia World War I Memorial: 
        rededicate (see S. 2097), S10916 [29OC] (see H.R. 482), H195 
        [13JA]
  Letters
      Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and related agencies 
        appropriations for military construction and veterans' 
        services: Carl Blake, Paralyzed Veterans of America 
        (organization), H7975 [10JY]
      ------Raymond C. Kelley, AMVETS (organization), H7976 [10JY]
      ------Raymond E. Dempsey, DAV, H7974 [10JY]
      ------Robert E. Wallace, VFW, H7975 [10JY]
      ------Steve Robertson, American Legion, H7975 [10JY]
  Motions
      Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations for military construction and veterans' 
        services (H.R. 3082), S11368 [16NO], S11409 [17NO]
  Remarks in House
      Appropriations: revised allocation of spending authority to 
        Committee on Appropriations (House), H7731 [7JY]
      Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations for military construction and veterans' 
        services, H14466, H14473 [10DE]
      ------making appropriations for military construction and 
        veterans' services (H.R. 3082), H7960-H7992 [10JY], E1730, 
        E1733, E1742 [13JY], E1764 [14JY], E1772 [15JY], E1857 [21JY]
      ------making appropriations for military construction and 
        veterans' services (H.R. 3082), consideration (H. Res. 622), 
        H7951-H7960 [10JY]
      ------making appropriations for military construction and 
        veterans' services (H.R. 3082), earmark declaration, H7976 
        [10JY], E1639, E1644, E1649 [7JY], E1680, E1683 [8JY], E1687, 
        E1688, E1690, E1692, E1698, E1703, E1704, E1707, E1708 [9JY], 
        E1713, E1714, E1715, E1716, E1717, E1718, E1719, E1720, E1722 
        [10JY], E1754 [14JY], E1838 [17JY], E1894 [22JY], E2126 [31JY]
      National and District of Columbia World War I Memorial: 
        rededicate (H.R. 482), H3784 [24MR], H5661 [14MY], E180 [3FE]
      World War I: establish a memorial in the District of Columbia or 
        its environs to honor World War I veterans, H5312 [7MY]
  Remarks in Senate
      Committee on the Budget (Senate): appropriations allocation 
        revisions to S. Con. Res. 13, setting forth the Federal budget 
        for 2009-2014, S11191 [5NO]
      Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations for military construction and veterans' 
        services (H.R. 3082), S11187-S11191 [5NO], S11239-S11241 
        [6NO], S11265, S11267-S11273, S11283 [9NO], S11313, S11316, 
        S11320-S11322, S11325, S11326, S11331 [10NO], S11361, S11370, 
        S11377-S11379 [16NO], S11395, S11402-S11411 [17NO], S11485 
        [18NO]
      ------making appropriations for military construction and 
        veterans' services (H.R. 3082), motion to commit, S11369, 
        S11371 [16NO]
      ------making appropriations for military construction and 
        veterans' services (H.R. 3082), unanimous-consent agreement, 
        S11334 [10NO]
      ------military construction and veterans' services across-the-
        board funding reduction, S11369, S11371 [16NO]
      National and District of Columbia World War I Memorial: 
        rededicate (S. 2097), S11322-S11324, S11326 [10NO]
  Reports
      Disclosure of Congressionally Directed Spending Items in H.R. 
        3082, Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and Related 
        Agencies Appropriations for Military Construction and 
        Veterans' Services, S11241 [6NO]
  Reports filed
      Consideration of H.R. 3082, Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, 
        and Related Agencies Appropriations for Military Construction 
        and Veterans' Services: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 
        622) (H. Rept. 111-195), H7945 [9JY]
      Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies 
        Appropriations for Military Construction and Veterans' 
        Services: Committee on Appropriations (House) (H.R. 3082) (H. 
        Rept. 111-188), H7703 [26JN]
      ------Committee on Appropriations (Senate) (S. 1407) (S. Rept. 
        111-40), S7192 [7JY]
  Rulings of the Chair
      Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations for military construction and veterans' 
        services (H.R. 3082), consideration (H. Res. 622), H7951 
        [10JY]
  Tables
      Committee on the Budget (Senate) appropriations allocation 
        revisions to S. Con. Res. 13, setting forth the Federal budget 
        for 2009-2014, S11191 [5NO]
      Committee on the Budget (Senate) scoring of H.R. 3082, Depts. of 
        Defense, Veterans Affairs, and related agencies appropriations 
        for military construction and veterans' services, S11331 
        [10NO]
      Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and related agencies 
        appropriations for military construction and veterans' 
        services, H7963-H7967 [10JY], H14468-H14472 [10DE]
      Revised allocation of spending authority to Committee on 
        Appropriations (House), H7731 [7JY]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 622, consideration of H.R. 3082, Depts. of Defense, 
        Veterans Affairs, and related agencies appropriations for 
        military construction and veterans' services, H7951 [10JY]
      H.R. 3082, Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and related 
        agencies appropriations for military construction and 
        veterans' services, S11500-S11508 [18NO], H7976-H7983 [10JY]




AMERICAN BATTLEFIELD PROTECTION ACT

  Amendments
      Dept. of the Interior: establish battlefield acquisition grant 
        program to acquire and protect nationally significant 
        battlefields and associated sites of the Revolutionary War and 
        the War of 1812 (H.R. 146), S3151, S3152, S3154, S3188, S3189, 
        S3190, S3191 [17MR], S3340, S3361, S3378 [18MR], S3513, S3577 
        [19MR], H3854 [25MR]
      ------establish battlefield acquisition grant program to acquire 
        and protect nationally significant battlefields and sites of 
        the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 (H.R. 146), 
        consideration (H. Res. 280), H3846 [25MR]
  Bills and resolutions
      Dept. of the Interior: establish battlefield acquisition grant 
        program to acquire and protect nationally significant 
        battlefields and associated sites of the Revolutionary War and 
        the War of 1812 (see S. 1168), S6030 [3JN] (see H.R. 146), H33 
        [6JA] (see H.R. 1694), H3834 [24MR]
      ------establish battlefield acquisition grant program to acquire 
        and protect nationally significant battlefields and associated 
        sites of the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 (H.R. 146), 
        consideration (see H. Res. 280), H3833 [24MR]
  Cloture motions
      Dept. of the Interior: establish battlefield acquisition grant 
        program to acquire and protect nationally significant 
        battlefields and associated sites of the Revolutionary War and 
        the War of 1812 (H.R. 146), motion to proceed, S3096 [12MR], 
        S3109 [16MR]
  Motions
      Dept. of the Interior: establish battlefield acquisition grant 
        program to acquire and protect nationally significant 
        battlefields and associated sites of the Revolutionary War and 
        the War of 1812 (H.R. 146), S3096 [12MR], S3349, S3350, S3351 
        [18MR], S3388, S3389 [19MR], H3972 [25MR]
  Remarks in House
      Dept. of the Interior: establish battlefield acquisition grant 
        program to acquire and protect nationally significant 
        battlefields and associated sites of the Revolutionary War and 
        the War of 1812 (H.R. 146), H2880-H2882 [2MR]
      ------establish battlefield acquisition grant program to acquire 
        and protect nationally significant battlefields and associated 
        sites of the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 (H.R. 146), 
        Senate amendments, H3751, H3753, H3754, H3756 [24MR], H3854-
        H3985 [25MR], E785 [26MR], E820 [31MR]
      ------establish battlefield acquisition grant program to acquire 
        and protect nationally significant battlefields and associated 
        sites of the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 (H.R. 
        1694), H4528-H4530 [21AP]
      ------establish battlefield acquisition grant program to acquire 
        and protect nationally significant battlefields and sites of 
        the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 (H.R. 146), 
        consideration (H. Res. 280), H3840-H3847 [25MR]
  Remarks in Senate
      Dept. of the Interior: establish battlefield acquisition grant 
        program to acquire and protect nationally significant 
        battlefields and associated sites of the Revolutionary War and 
        the War of 1812 (H.R. 146), S2778 [4MR], S2779 [5MR], S3141-
        S3144, S3146, S3149-S3154 [17MR], S3335, S3338-S3344, S3348-
        S3352, S3361, S3363 [18MR], S3385-S3514 [19MR], S3604 [23MR], 
        S3778 [25MR], S3982 [30MR]
      ------establish battlefield acquisition grant program to acquire 
        and protect nationally significant battlefields and associated 
        sites of the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 (H.R. 146), 
        motion to proceed, S3096 [12MR], S3097, S3101, S3106-S3109 
        [16MR], S3123, S3130, S3136-S3141 [17MR]
      National Park Service: prohibit acquisition of new sites or 
        construction of new buildings in units until maintenance 
        projects on existing sites have been completed, S3151 [17MR]
      OMB: require all Federal agencies to issue an annual report 
        detailing property owned by the agency and the ownership cost 
        to taxpayers, S3341 [18MR], S3386-S3388 [19MR]
  Reports filed
      Consideration of Senate Amendments to H.R. 146, Omnibus Public 
        Land Management Act: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 280) 
        (H. Rept. 111-51), H3833 [24MR]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 280, consideration of Senate amendments to H.R. 146, 
        Revolutionary War and War of 1812 Battlefield Protection Act, 
        H3840 [25MR]
      H.R. 146, Revolutionary War and War of 1812 Battlefield 
        Protection Act, H2880 [2MR]
      H.R. 1694, Revolutionary War and War of 1812 Battlefield 
        Protection Act, H4528 [21AP]




AMERICAN BOAT RACING ASSOCIATION

  Remarks in House
      Miss Madison (vessel): American Boat Racing Association National 
        Championship winner, E242 [11FE]




AMERICAN BUREAU OF SHIPPING

  Remarks in House
      Coast Guard: clarify delegation of certain functions to 
        classification societies, H11634 [22OC]




AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY

  Remarks in House
      Tempe, AZ: tribute to American Cancer Society Relay for Life 
        fundraiser, E984 [27AP]
  Remarks in Senate
      Boise, ID: anniversary of Camp Rainbow Gold, S8860 [5AU]
  Statements
      Health Care Delivery System Reform, S4139 [1AP]




AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY CANCER ACTION NETWORK

  Addresses
      Health Care Delivery System Reform, S4138 [1AP]
  Letters
      Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, S6408 [10JN]




AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE EXECUTIVES (organization)

  Articles and editorials
      ``We're No. 1'' Chants a Thrill for BG Area Chamber Local Group 
        Named Best in the Nation in Its Category, S9321 [14SE]
  Remarks in House
      Bowling Green, KY: Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce 
        recipient of American Chamber of Commerce Executives 
        (organization) Chamber of the Year award, E2188 [8SE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Bowling Green, KY: Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce 
        recipient of American Chamber of Commerce Executives 
        (organization) Chamber of the Year award, S9321 [14SE]




AMERICAN CHEMISTRY COUNCIL

  Letters
      Chemical and Water Security Act, H12523 [6NO]




AMERICAN CITY PLANNING DIRECTORS' COUNCIL/AMERICAN CITY QUALITY 
    FOUNDATION

  Remarks in Senate
      National American City Quality Month: observance, S4748 [27AP], 
        S4800 [28AP]




AMERICAN CIVIC ASSOCIATION

  Bills and resolutions
      Binghamton, NY: express condolences for victims of shootings at 
        the American Civic Association and gratitude to responders to 
        the shootings, and commend services of the American Civic 
        Association (see H. Res. 340), H4581 [21AP]
      ------grant posthumous citizenship to certain aliens who died as 
        a result of the shootings at the American Civic Association 
        (see S. 905), S4806 [28AP]
  Remarks in House
      Binghamton, NY: express condolences for victims of shootings at 
        the American Civic Association and gratitude to responders to 
        the shootings, and commend services of the American Civic 
        Association (H. Res. 340), H4655 [22AP], H4848-H4850 [28AP]
      House of Representatives: moment of silence in memory of victims 
        of shootings at the American Civic Association in Binghamton, 
        NY, H4655 [22AP]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 340, express condolences for victims of shootings at the 
        American Civic Association in Binghamton, NY, and gratitude to 
        responders to the shootings, and commend services of the 
        American Civic Association, H4848 [28AP]




AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION

  Letters
      Expand authorization for death penalty to include non-homicide 
        hate crimes, S7685 [20JY]
  Remarks in House
      Courts: consideration of contempt proceedings relative to Does 
        v. School Board of Santa Rosa County, FL, case on prayer in 
        schools, H9539-H9542 [15SE]
      Gadola, Paul V.: Flint, MI, ACLU Thomas A. Baltus Civil 
        Libertarian of the Year Award recipient, E1270 [2JN]




AMERICAN CLEAN ENERGY AND SECURITY ACT

  Amendments
      Enact (H.R. 2454), H7251 [24JN], H7672 [26JN]
  Articles and editorials
      Chu--All New Cars Should Have Flex-Fuel Capacity, H7624 [26JN]
      Climate Bill Gives Billions to Foreign Foliage, H7460 [26JN]
      Combat Hunger by Investing in Agricultural Development, H7454 
        [26JN]
  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 2454), H5671 [15MY]
      Enact (H.R. 2454): consideration (see H. Res. 587), H7444 [25JN]
  Factsheets
      Provisions (H.R. 2454), H7632 [26JN]
  Letters
      Provisions: Representative Berman, Committee on Foreign Affairs 
        (House), H7620 [26JN]
      ------Representative Conyers, Committee on the Judiciary 
        (House), H7619 [26JN]
      ------Representative Gordon, Committee on Science and Technology 
        (House), H7619, H7620 [26JN]
      ------Representative Towns, Committee on Oversight and 
        Government Reform (House), H7620 [26JN]
      ------Representative Waxman, Committee on Energy and Commerce 
        (House), H7619, H7620 [26JN]
  Lists
      Agricultural groups opposing H.R. 2454, provisions, H7627 [26JN]
      Organizations supporting H.R. 2454, provisions, H7684 [26JN]
  Remarks in House
      Air pollution: impact of economy-wide global warming pollution 
        emission cap and trade program, H5694 [18MY], H5721, H5768, 
        H5769, H5772-H5779 [19MY], H5805, H5806, H5864, H5880-H5889 
        [20MY], H5895, H5897, H5898, H5982 [21MY], H6018, H6063-H6070 
        [2JN], H6081, H6085-H6090, H6126 [3JN], H6159, H6160 [4JN], 
        H6269, H6270, H6274 [8JN], H6312, H6314, H6317, H6318, H6327, 
        H6336-H6341, H6343, H6344, H6395, H6398-H6400 [9JN], H6419, 
        H6421, H6519, H6529 [10JN], H6542, H6543, H6544, H6598, H6600 
        [11JN], H6621, H6623 [12JN], H6782, H6785, H6799-H6803 [15JN], 
        H6816, H6819 [16JN], H6908 [17JN], H7026, H7074 [19JN], H7113, 
        H7117-H7121 [23JN], H7150, H7151, H7152 [24JN], H7255, H7256, 
        H7257, H7396 [25JN], H7450, H7452, H7626, H7629-H7644, H7646-
        H7654, H7659, H7664, H7669-H7672, H7675-H7679, H7685, H7692 
        [26JN], H7710, H7733-H7738 [7JY], H8013, H8014 [13JY], H8035, 
        H8059, H8060, H8069, H8070 [14JY], H8163 [15JY], H8288-H8293, 
        H8296 [16JY], H8347 [17JY], H8360 [20JY], H8427, H8428, H8429, 
        H8430, H8431, H8438, H8439, H8441, H8443, H8444, H8476-H8486 
        [21JY], H8687-H8693 [23JY], H8802 [24JY], H8886, H8901 [28JY], 
        H8964 [29JY], H9192, H9193, H9195 [30JY], H9248 [31JY], H9652 
        [16SE], H9794 [22SE], H12348 [4NO], H13458 [2DE], H13510, 
        H13514 [3DE], H13555, H13617, H13618, H13620, H13624 [8DE], 
        H14809, H14811 [11DE], H15457, H15476, H15481 [16DE], E1324 
        [4JN], E1564 [24JN], E1574, E1631 [26JN], E1659 [7JY], E2923 
        [10DE]
      ------require the U.S. to come to agreement with India and China 
        on emission reduction standards before implementing standards 
        in the U.S., H7458 [26JN]
      ------suspend global warming pollution emission cap and trade 
        program if unemployment reaches a certain level, H7460 [26JN]
      Appropriations: revised allocation of spending authority to 
        certain committees of the House, H7694 [26JN]
      CBO: tribute to staff, H7686 [26JN]
      Clean Air Act: clarify definition of renewable biomass under 
        renewable fuel standard and renewable electricity standard, 
        H7662, H7663 [26JN]
      ------reduce mercury, sulfur dioxide, and nitrogen oxide 
        emissions (H.R. 1841), H7621 [26JN]
      Climate: domestic and international adaptation and clean 
        technology transfer funding, H7453 [26JN]
      Committee on Energy and Commerce (House): tribute to staff, 
        H7686 [26JN]
      Commodity Exchange Act: provide for regulation of energy 
        derivatives, H7644, H7647, H7668 [26JN]
      Conservation of energy: establish national energy and 
        environmental building retrofit policies for both residential 
        and commercial buildings, H7634 [26JN]
      Dept. of HUD: establish grant programs to encourage energy-
        efficient economic development and green job training and 
        creation in metropolitan areas and establish Metro Area Green 
        Institute, H7460 [26JN]
      ------promote and enhance local building code enforcement 
        administration by establishing a competitive matching grant 
        program, H7663 [26JN]
      Direct Service Industries, Inc.: eligibility to receive 
        allocation of emission allowances, E1847 [20JY]
      Ecology and environment: creation and retention of green jobs in 
        the U.S., H8480 [21JY]
      ------establish an integrated Federal program to protect, 
        restore, and conserve natural resources in response to the 
        threats of climate change and ocean acidification, H7669 
        [26JN]
      Economy: impact on job creation, H13510 [3DE]
      ------importance of job creation, H7642 [26JN]
      Electric power: ensure protection of environmental and cultural 
        resources when siting transmission lines, H7640 [26JN]
      Enact (H.R. 2454), H5694 [18MY], H5721, H5768, H5769, H5772-
        H5779 [19MY], H5805, H5806, H5807, H5864, H5880-H5889 [20MY], 
        H5895, H5897, H5898, H5982 [21MY], H6018, H6063, H6070 [2JN], 
        H6080, H6081, H6085-H6090, H6126, H6132-H6138 [3JN], H6159 
        [4JN], H6270 [8JN], H6312-H6314, H6317, H6318, H6319, H6327, 
        H6336-H6341, H6343, H6344, H6395, H6398-H6400 [9JN], H6419, 
        H6421, H6519, H6529-H6536 [10JN], H6542, H6543, H6544, H6594, 
        H6598-H6604 [11JN], H6621, H6622, H6623 [12JN], H6782, H6799-
        H6803 [15JN], H6816-H6819 [16JN], H6908 [17JN], H7026, H7074 
        [19JN], H7113, H7114, H7117-H7121, H7137 [23JN], H7150, H7151, 
        H7152 [24JN], H7255, H7256, H7257, H7396 [25JN], H7450, H7451, 
        H7471-H7686, H7689, H7691-H7701 [26JN], H7710, H7733-H7738 
        [7JY], H7745 [8JY], H7840, H7841 [9JY], H7949 [10JY], H8013, 
        H8014 [13JY], H8027, H8035, H8050, H8059, H8060, H8069, H8070 
        [14JY], H8163 [15JY], H8287-H8297 [16JY], H8347 [17JY], H8360, 
        H8366 [20JY], H8427, H8428, H8429, H8430, H8431, H8438, H8439, 
        H8441, H8443, H8444, H8449, H8476-H8486 [21JY], H8687-H8693 
        [23JY], H8802 [24JY], H8886, H8891, H8892, H8894, H8901 
        [28JY], H8964, H9042 [29JY], H9190-H9197, H9199 [30JY], H9248, 
        H9253, H9254, H9260 [31JY], H9652 [16SE], H9794 [22SE], H9876 
        [23SE], H10412 [1OC], H10525 [7OC], H11463, H11487-H11494, 
        H11505-H11507 [20OC], H11762, H11772 [26OC], H12035 [28OC], 
        H12348 [4NO], H13514 [3DE], H13555, H13617, H13618, H13620, 
        H13624 [8DE], H14815-H14817 [11DE], H14955, H14970 [15DE], 
        H15476, H15481 [16DE], E1324 [4JN], E1564 [24JN], E1574, 
        E1599, E1631 [26JN], E1641, E1652, E1659 [7JY], E1717 [10JY], 
        E1734, E1743 [13JY], E1847 [20JY], E2092 [31JY], E2923 [10DE]
      ------consideration (H. Res. 587), H7451-H7463 [26JN]
      ------permission to file report, H6243 [4JN]
      EPA: State Energy and Environmental Development (SEED) Account 
        funding, H7640 [26JN]
      House Rules: open versus restrictive rules, H7452, H7454, H7455 
        [26JN]
      International Civil Aviation Association: limit aviation-related 
        emissions worldwide, H7640 [26JN]
      Motor vehicles: establish a program to deploy and integrate 
        plug-in electric drive vehicles in multiple regions, H7625 
        [26JN]
      National Hurricane Research Center: funding, H7643 [26JN]
      Office of Legislative Counsel: tribute to staff, H7686 [26JN]
      Petroleum: dependence on foreign sources, H7638 [26JN], H8477-
        H8483 [21JY]
      Poverty: impact of climate change, H7671 [26JN]
      Power resources: advanced battery research and development 
        funding, H6531, H6532 [10JN]
      ------enable State and local promotion of natural gas, flexible 
        fuel, and high-efficiency motor vehicle fleets, H7624 [26JN]
      ------encourage energy efficiency and conservation and 
        development of renewable energy sources for housing and other 
        buildings, and create sustainable communities, H7655 [26JN]
      ------energy research and development funding, H7646 [26JN]
      ------extend length of Federal agency public power agreements 
        and establish renewable electricity standard for Federal 
        agencies, H7456, H7457 [26JN]
      ------national energy policy, H6081 [3JN]
      ------prohibit transfer or receipt of carbon credit derivatives, 
        H7646 [26JN]
      ------promote research, development, demonstration, and 
        commercial application of technologies through a system of 
        grants and prizes on the scale of the Manhattan Project, 
        H7674-H7678, H7685 [26JN]
      ------regulate certain transactions involving energy commodities 
        and strengthen enforcement authorities of FERC under Natural 
        Gas Act and Federal Power Act, H7658 [26JN]
      ------strengthen siting authority within the Western 
        Interconnection, H7663 [26JN]
      Public utilities: provide additional authority and definitions 
        to public utility contracts, H7458 [26JN]
      ------reform formula for distribution of emission allowances, 
        H7644 [26JN]
      Renewable Electricity Standard: improve, H7663 [26JN]
      Unemployment: rates, H8427, H8428, H8429, H8430 [21JY]
  Remarks in Senate
      Air pollution: impact of economy-wide global warming pollution 
        emission cap and trade program, S6138-S6140 [4JN], S6429 
        [10JN], S6486 [11JN], S7287 [9JY], S7405-S7407 [13JY], S7449 
        [14JY], S7539 [15JY], S7601-S7603 [16JY], S7667, S7679 [20JY], 
        S8117 [27JY], S8629 [31JY], S9117, S9118 [8SE], S9496 [17SE], 
        S9648 [22SE], S10142 [6OC]
      Enact (H.R. 2454), S6429 [10JN], S6486 [11JN], S7041-S7046 
        [25JN], S7150 [6JY], S7153, S7169 [7JY], S7287, S7298 [9JY], 
        S7348-S7352 [10JY], S7405-S7407 [13JY], S7446, S7449 [14JY], 
        S7539 [15JY], S7600-S7603, S7613 [16JY], S7667, S7678, S7681 
        [20JY], S8084 [24JY], S8117 [27JY], S8629 [31JY], S8656 [3AU], 
        S9117, S9118 [8SE], S9357-S9360 [15SE], S9496 [17SE], S9648 
        [22SE], S10142 [6OC]
      Unemployment: rates, S8084 [24JY]
  Reports filed
      Consideration of H.R. 2454, Provisions: Committee on Rules 
        (House) (H. Res. 587) (H. Rept. 111-185), H7444 [25JN]
      Provisions: Committee on Energy and Commerce (House) (H.R. 2454) 
        (H. Rept. 111-137), H6305 [8JN]
  Tables
      Budget aggregates, H7695 [26JN]
      Revised allocation of spending authority to Committee on Energy 
        and Commerce (House) and Committee on Ways and Means (House), 
        H7695 [26JN]
  Testimonies
      Impact of Economy-Wide Global Warming Pollution Emission Cap and 
        Trade Program on Agriculture and Jobs in the Western States: 
        James H. Magagna, S8629-S8631 [31JY]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 587, consideration of H.R. 2454, provisions, H7451 
        [26JN]
      H.R. 2998, provisions, H7471-H7619 [26JN]




AMERICAN CLEAN ENERGY LEADERSHIP ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see S. 1462), S7639 [16JY]
  Remarks in Senate
      Enact (S. 1462), S7600-S7603, S7613-S7618 [16JY], S9336-S9338 
        [15SE], S10399-S10401 [14OC], S11085 [4NO], S13359 [17DE]
  Reports filed
      Provisions: Committee on Energy and Natural Resources (Senate) 
        (S. 1462) (S. Rept. 111-48), S7639 [16JY]




AMERICAN CLEAN TECHNOLOGY MANUFACTURING LEADERSHIP ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see S. 2857), S12804 [9DE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Enact (S. 2857), S12808 [9DE]
  Texts of
      S. 2857, provisions, S12808 [9DE]




AMERICAN COLLEGE OF OBSTETRICIANS AND GYNECOLOGISTS

  Letters
      U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations on breast 
        self-exams and mammograms, H14867 [14DE]




AMERICAN COLLEGE OF OSTEOPATHIC FAMILY PHYSICIANS

  Letters
      Preserving Patient Access to Primary Care Act, S6045 [3JN]




AMERICAN CONSERVATION AND CLEAN ENERGY INDEPENDENCE ACT

  Remarks in House
      Enact (H.R. 2227), H5172 [6MY], H5312 [7MY], H6136 [3JN]




AMERICAN CONSERVATIVE (publication)

  Articles and editorials
      Mom, Apple Pie, and Hyundai? The Auto Industry Has Been a 
        Bulwark of the American Middle Class. If Wall Street Warrants 
        a Bailout, Why Not Detroit?, H4217-H4219 [31MR]
      To Die for a Mystique, H7116 [23JN]




AMERICAN COUNCIL OF ENGINEERING COMPANIES

  Bills and resolutions
      Anniversary (see H. Res. 447), H5666 [14MY]
  Letters
      EPA regulation of carbon dioxide emissions under the Clean Air 
        Act, S9779 [24SE]
  Remarks in House
      Anniversary (H. Res. 447), H9352, H9353 [9SE], E2211 [9SE], 
        E2230 [10SE]
      Bolton & Menk, Inc.: American Council of Engineering Companies 
        Engineering Excellence Award recipient, E1009 [29AP]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 447, anniversary, H9352 [9SE]




AMERICAN COUNCIL OF LIFE INSURERS

  Letters
      Helping Families Save Their Homes Act, H2854 [26FE]




AMERICAN COUNCIL ON EDUCATION

  Letters
      Colleges and universities infrastructure repair and renovation 
        projects funding, S1777 [6FE]




AMERICAN COUNCIL ON SCIENCE AND HEALTH

  Letters
      Youth Prevention and Tobacco Harm Reduction Act, H3804 [24MR]




AMERICAN DAIRY ASSOCIATION

  Bills and resolutions
      National Dairy Month: support goals (see H. Res. 507), H6265 
        [4JN]
  Remarks in House
      National Dairy Month: support goals (H. Res. 507), H8367-H8369 
        [20JY]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 507, support goals of National Dairy Month, H8367 [20JY]




AMERICAN DENTAL ASSOCIATION

  Bills and resolutions
      Anniversary (see H. Res. 204), H2925 [3MR]
  Remarks in House
      Anniversary (H. Res. 204), H5420-H5422 [12MY]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 204, anniversary, H5421 [12MY]




AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION

  Statements
      Health Care Delivery System Reform, S4139 [1AP]




AMERICAN DREAM ACT

  Remarks in House
      Enact (H.R. 1751), H7998 [10JY], E3015 [15DE]




AMERICAN EDUCATION WEEK

  Bills and resolutions
      Goals and ideals: support (see S. Res. 353), S11344 [10NO] (see 
        H. Res. 879), H12141 [29OC]
  Remarks in Senate
      Goals and ideals: support (S. Res. 353), S11508 [18NO]
      Observance, S11589 [19NO]
  Texts of
      S. Res. 353, support goals and ideals, S11351 [10NO], S11508 
        [18NO]




AMERICAN ENERGY ACT

  Remarks in House
      Enact (H.R. 2846), H8088 [14JY], H8307, H8325 [17JY], H8366 
        [20JY], H8450 [21JY], H8690, H8692 [23JY], H9198 [30JY], 
        H11602 [22OC]




AMERICAN ENERGY INNOVATION ACT

  Remarks in House
      Enact (H.R. 2300), H6089, H6125, H6138 [3JN], H6328, H6336 [9JN]




AMERICAN FARM BUREAU FEDERATION

  Letters
      Nomination of Cass R. Sunstein to be OMB Office of Information 
        and Regulatory Affairs Administrator, S9169 [9SE]
      Permanent Estate Tax Relief for Families, Farmers, and Small 
        Businesses Act, H13486 [3DE]




AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES

  Letters
      Ensure Border Patrol agents have access to public lands and 
        remove certain restrictions in order to allow enforcement of 
        immigration and drug smuggling laws, S9802 [24SE]
      Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act, H6219 [4JN]




AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE, COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES

  Letters
      Nomination of Sonia M. Sotomayor to be Supreme Court Justice, 
        S8913 [6AU]
  Remarks in House
      Council 26: tribute, E198 [4FE]




AMERICAN FOREIGN SERVICE ASSOCIATION

  Remarks in Senate
      Adkins, Brian: American Foreign Service Association Memorial 
        Plaque Ceremony honoree, S5007 [1MY]




AMERICAN FORENSIC ASSOCIATION

  Remarks in House
      Bricker, Brett: American Forensic Association National Debate 
        Tournament champion, E2267 [15SE]
      Johnson, Nathan: American Forensic Association National Debate 
        Tournament champion, E2267 [15SE]




AMERICAN FOREST FOUNDATION

  Remarks in Senate
      Barrs, Earl and Wanda: American Tree Farm System National 
        Outstanding Tree Farmers of the Year Award recipients, S10199 
        [7OC]




AMERICAN FOUNDATION FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION

  Letters
      National centers of excellence for the treatment of depressive 
        and bipolar disorders establishment, S10705 [22OC]




AMERICAN FOUNDATION FOR THE BLIND

  Remarks in House
      Spungin, Susan J.: American Foundation for the Blind M.C. Migel 
        Medal recipient, E1183 [18MY]




AMERICAN GLAUCOMA SOCIETY

  Remarks in House
      World Glaucoma Day: observance, E668 [16MR]




AMERICAN GOLD STAR MOTHERS, INC.

  Bills and resolutions
      Gold Star Mothers Day: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 
        513), H6265 [4JN]
  Remarks in House
      Gold Star Mothers Day: observance, E2536 [14OC]
      ------support goals and ideals (H. Res. 513), H9247 [31JY]
  Remarks in Senate
      Gold Star Mothers Day: observance, S9727 [23SE], S10431 [14OC]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 513, support goals and ideals of Gold Star Mothers Day, 
        H9247 [31JY]




AMERICAN HEALTH BENEFITS PROGRAM ACT

  Remarks in House
      Enact (H.R. 2399), H6140 [3JN]




AMERICAN HEALTH CARE ASSOCIATION

  Remarks in House
      Alexander City, AL: Bill Nichols State Veterans Home recipient 
        of American Health Care Association Quality Award, E2821 
        [19NO]




AMERICAN HEALTH SECURITY ACT

  Remarks in Senate
      Enact (H.R. 1200), S13291 [16DE]




AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION

  Addresses
      Health Care Delivery System Reform, S4138 [1AP]
  Letters
      Heart Disease Education, Analysis and Research, and Treatment 
        (HEART) for Women Act, S2231 [12FE]
      Support goals and ideals of American Heart Month and National 
        Wear Red Day, H1268 [12FE]
  Remarks in House
      Miami-Dade, FL: tribute to chapter's Go Red for Women Executive 
        Breakfast, H11556 [21OC]
      Miami-Dade County, FL: tribute to Miami-Dade Heart Association 
        for Heart Walk event, H10042 [29SE]
  Statements
      Health Care Delivery System Reform, S4139 [1AP]
      Require Guidelines Relative to Coverage of Women's Preventive 
        Services To Be Based on Recommendations of Relevant 
        Professional Medical Organizations, S12268 [3DE]




AMERICAN HEART MONTH

  Bills and resolutions
      Goals and ideals: support (see H. Res. 112), H922 [3FE]
  Letters
      Support goals and ideals of American Heart Month and National 
        Wear Red Day: Sue A. Nelson, American Heart Association, H1268 
        [12FE]
  Remarks in House
      Goals and ideals: support (H. Res. 112), H1267-H1269 [12FE], 
        H1589 [13FE]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 112, support goals and ideals, H1267 [12FE]




AMERICAN HELLENIC EDUCATIONAL PROGRESSIVE ASSOCIATION

  Bills and resolutions
      Daughters of Penelope: anniversary (see S. Res. 117), S4891 
        [29AP] (see H. Res. 209), H2980 [4MR]
  Remarks in House
      Daughters of Penelope: anniversary (H. Res. 209), H11181-H11183 
        [13OC], E2522 [14OC], E2559 [15OC]
      Sevastos, Gust: Cleveland, OH, American Hellenic Educational 
        Progressive Association Socratic Award recipient, E1036 [30AP]
  Remarks in Senate
      Daughters of Penelope: anniversary (S. Res. 117), S4900 [29AP]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 209, Daughters of Penelope anniversary, H11181 [13OC]
      S. Res. 117, Daughters of Penelope anniversary, S4899 [29AP]




AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO., INC.

  Remarks in House
      Anniversary, E1379 [11JN]




AMERICAN HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION

  Remarks in House
      Johnson, Steven P.: American Hospital Association Grassroots 
        Champion Award for Pennsylvania recipient, H5272 [6MY]
      Rakove, Roberta: Illinois Hospital Association and American 
        Hospital Association Partnership for Action Grassroots 
        Champion Award recipient, E1201 [19MY], E1213 [20MY]




AMERICAN HUMANE ASSOCIATION

  Letters
      Protecting Incentives for the Adoption of Children With Special 
        Needs Act, H4960 [29AP]




AMERICAN HUNTERS & SHOOTERS ASSOCIATION

  Letters
      Nomination of Sonia M. Sotomayor to be Supreme Court Justice, 
        S8754 [4AU]




AMERICAN INSTITUTE FOR PUBLIC SERVICE

  Remarks in Senate
      Thomas Jefferson Award for Public Service: tribute to 
        recipients, S6645 [16JN]




AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS

  Remarks in House
      Education: tribute to U.S. Physics Olympiad Team, E1338 [8JN]




AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF STEEL CONSTRUCTION

  Remarks in Senate
      Steel Day: observance, S9547 [17SE]




AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTOMOBILE DEALERS ASSOCIATION

  Letters
      Consumer Assistance To Recycle and Save Act, H6351 [9JN]




AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL GROUP, INC. (AIG)

  Articles and editorials
      Beyond AIG--A Bill To Let Big Government Set Your Salary, H4267 
        [1AP]
      Dodd's Wife a Former Director of Bermuda-Based IPC Holdings, an 
        AIG Controlled Company, H3820 [24MR]
      Firms to Which It Paid Taxpayer Money Tracking the Bailout--
        Foreign and U.S. Banks Were Given Billions Against Bad Debt, 
        H3488 [17MR]
      Real AIG Outrage, S3581 [19MR]
  Bills and resolutions
      Dept. of the Treasury: pursue every legal means to stay or 
        recoup certain incentive bonus payments made by American 
        International Group, Inc. (AIG) to employees and require 
        approval of such payments (see H.R. 1577), H3640 [18MR]
      ------recoup bonus payments made by American International 
        Group, Inc. (AIG) to employees and prevent Troubled Asset 
        Relief Program assistance recipients from making excessive 
        compensation (see H. Con. Res. 76), H3705 [19MR]
      ------transmit copies of documents on break-up of, negotiations 
        on additional assistance, and payment of executive bonuses to 
        American International Group, Inc. (AIG) (see H. Res. 251), 
        H3526 [17MR]
      ------transmit copies of documents on break-up of, negotiations 
        on additional assistance, and payment of executive bonuses to 
        American International Group, Inc. (AIG) (H. Res. 251), 
        consideration (see H. Res. 359), H4733 [23AP]
  Lists
      American International Group, Inc. (AIG) bailout beneficiaries, 
        S3581 [19MR]
  Remarks in House
      Business and industry: merits of going into receivership rather 
        than receiving Government bailout funds, H3627-H3629 [18MR]
      Dept. of the Treasury: pursue every legal means to stay or 
        recoup certain incentive bonus payments made by American 
        International Group, Inc. (AIG) to employees and require 
        approval of such payments (H.R. 1577), H3538-H3541 [18MR], 
        H3645, H3652, H3677 [19MR], E735 [23MR]
      ------recoup bonus payments made by American International 
        Group, Inc. (AIG) to employees and prevent Troubled Asset 
        Relief Program assistance recipients from making excessive 
        compensation (H. Con. Res. 76), H3665-H3673 [19MR]
      ------transmit copies of documents on break-up of, negotiations 
        on additional assistance, and payment of executive bonuses to 
        American International Group, Inc. (AIG) (H. Res. 251), H3479 
        [17MR], H3540 [18MR], H3656, H3694-H3696 [19MR], H3819 [24MR], 
        H5460-H5463, H5466 [12MY], H6147 [3JN], H6676 [12JN], H9256, 
        H9257 [31JY]
      Economy: awarding of bonuses to executives after receiving 
        Government bailout funds, H3415, H3417, H3418, H3423 [16MR], 
        H3446, H3447, H3448, H3449, H3472, H3473, H3475, H3477, H3478, 
        H3505, H3506, H3519 [17MR], H3530, H3532, H3536, H3608, H3610, 
        H3614-H3618, H3620, H3624 [18MR], H3656-H3664, H3687, H3691-
        H3697 [19MR], H3710-H3712, H3721 [23MR], H3792, H3793, H3812-
        H3820 [24MR], H4049-H4051 [26MR], H5088 [4MY], H5988 [21MY], 
        H6146 [3JN], H6676-H6678 [12JN], H8032 [14JY], H9256, H9257 
        [31JY], H11433 [15OC], H11464 [20OC]
      ------business practices that precipitated Government bailout, 
        H3689 [19MR], H4066 [30MR], H4512 [2AP]
      ------regulation of U.S. financial markets, H3486-H3491 [17MR], 
        H3615-H3620 [18MR]
      France: use of Government bailout funds to make payments to 
        French banks, H3530 [18MR]
      U.S.-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement: impact of Panama's 
        designation as a tax haven on ratification, H5044 [30AP]
  Remarks in Senate
      Economy: awarding of bonuses to executives after receiving 
        Government bailout funds, S3097, S3099-S3103, S3109 [16MR], 
        S3123, S3126, S3129, S3132-S3134, S3141, S3144-S3148, S3150 
        [17MR], S3324, S3327, S3329, S3353, S3356, S3359-S3361 [18MR], 
        S3381, S3385, S3515, S3579-S3581 [19MR]
      ------regulation of U.S. financial markets, S3109 [16MR]
      Taxation: impose a higher rate of tax on bonuses paid by certain 
        businesses owned by the Government, S3133, S3134 [17MR]
  Reports filed
      Transmittal of Documents on Break-Up of, Additional Assistance, 
        and Payment of Executive Bonuses to American International 
        Group, Inc. (AIG): Committee on Financial Services (House) (H. 
        Res. 251) (H. Rept. 111-84), H4731 [23AP]
  Texts of
      H. Con. Res. 76, recoup bonus payments made by American 
        International Group, Inc. (AIG) to employees and prevent 
        Troubled Asset Relief Program assistance recipients from 
        making excessive compensation, H3665 [19MR]




AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB

  Bills and resolutions
      Anniversary (see H. Con. Res. 160), H7705 [26JN]
  Remarks in House
      Anniversary (H. Con. Res. 160), H14841-H14843 [14DE]
  Texts of
      H. Con. Res. 160, anniversary, H14841 [14DE]




AMERICAN LEGION

  Articles and editorials
      Trip to Washington D.C. Became a Memorable Experience for 30 
        World War II Veterans, S4886 [29AP]
  Bills and resolutions
      American Legion Day: designate (see S. Res. 260), S9264 [10SE]
      ------support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 679), H8809 [24JY]
  Letters
      Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and related agencies 
        appropriations for military construction and veterans' 
        services, H7975 [10JY]
      World War I Memorial and Centennial Act, H12393 [5NO]
  Remarks in House
      Alexandria, LA: tribute to American Legion Post 3, E2271 [15SE]
      American Legion Day: support goals and ideals (H. Res. 679), 
        H9508, H9509 [15SE], E2244 [10SE], E2281 [16SE], E2320 [17SE], 
        E2328 [22SE]
      Bantam, CT: anniversary of American Legion Post 90 ``Veteran of 
        the Month'' program, E2650 [28OC]
      Clinton, MA: anniversary of James R. Kirby American Legion Post 
        50, E1631 [26JN]
      Emerzian, Ron: Modesto, CA, American Legion Post 74 Citizen of 
        the Year award recipient, E2893 [3DE]
      Herkimer, NY: tribute to Fallen Stars Memorial Mural, E929 
        [22AP]
      Massapequa, NY: anniversary of American Legion Post 1066, E532 
        [3MR]
      Midland, MI: tribute to Midland Berryhill American Legion Post 
        165 baseball team, E2268 [15SE]
      Olsen, Jeff: Elgin, IL, American Legion Americanism Award 
        recipient, E1697 [9JY]
      Osage, IA: tribute to American Legion Auxiliary Unit 278, E2106 
        [31JY]
      Sports: tribute to Heroes to Hometowns golf tournament, H10075 
        [30SE]
      Tribute, H2892 [3MR]
      Veterans: tribute to ``Sweats for Vets'' initiative, E2646 
        [28OC]
      Whiting, IN: anniversary of Whiting American Legion Post 90, 
        E2286 [16SE]
      World War II: tribute to Armed Forces members, E898 [21AP]
  Remarks in Senate
      American Legion Day: designate (S. Res. 260), S9274, S9275 
        [10SE]
      Muscatine, IA: tribute to American Legion Post 27 World War II 
        Honor Tour of Washington, DC, S4886 [29AP]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 679, support goals and ideals of American Legion Day, 
        H9508 [15SE]
      S. Res. 260, American Legion Day, S9269, S9275 [10SE]




AMERICAN LEGION DAY

  Bills and resolutions
      Designate (see S. Res. 260), S9264 [10SE]
      Goals and ideals: support (see H. Res. 679), H8809 [24JY]
  Remarks in House
      Goals and ideals: support (H. Res. 679), H9508, H9509 [15SE], 
        E2244 [10SE], E2281 [16SE], E2320 [17SE], E2328 [22SE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Designate (S. Res. 260), S9274, S9275 [10SE]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 679, support goals and ideals, H9508 [15SE]
      S. Res. 260, designate, S9269, S9275 [10SE]




AMERICAN LIGHTHOUSE COORDINATING COMMITTEE

  Letters
      National Lighthouse Stewardship Act, S3904 [26MR]




AMERICAN LIGHTHOUSE FOUNDATION, INC.

  Remarks in Senate
      Funding, S2741, S2758 [4MR]




AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION

  Letters
      EPA application of regulations to reduce pollution from certain 
        ships doing business on the Great Lakes, H12063 [29OC]
      Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, S6409 [10JN]




AMERICAN MANUFACTURING EFFICIENCY AND RETRAINING INVESTMENT 
    COLLABORATION (AMERICA WORKS) ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 4072), H13001 [16NO]




AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION

  Letters
      AMA position on health care reform proposals: Ned P. Masbaum, 
        H9980, H9981 [25SE]
      Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, S6409 [10JN]
      Medicare Physician Payment Reform Act, H13296 [19NO]
  Remarks in House
      Health care professionals: replacement rate of doctors, H8188 
        [16JY]
  Statements
      Medicare Physician Payment Reform Act, H13298-H13300 [19NO]




AMERICAN MEDICAL ISOTOPES PRODUCTION ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 3276), H8494 [21JY]
  Letters
      Provisions: Howard W. Dickson, Health Physics Society, H12406 
        [5NO]
      ------Lisa M. Price, GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy, Inc., H12404 
        [5NO]
      ------Michael M. Graham, Society of Nuclear Medicine, H12405 
        [5NO]
      ------Michael P. Duffy, Lantheus Medical Imaging, Inc., H12406 
        [5NO]
      ------Roy W. Brown, Council on Radionuclides and 
        Radiopharmaceuticals, Inc., H12405 [5NO]
      ------Sam Nunn and Charles B. Curtis, Nuclear Threat Initiatives 
        (organization), H12404 [5NO]
      ------Timothy R. Wright, Covidien (company), H12405 [5NO]
  Remarks in House
      Enact (H.R. 3276), H12401-H12406 [5NO], E2727 [5NO]
  Reports filed
      Provisions: Committee on Energy and Commerce (House) (H.R. 3276) 
        (H. Rept. 111-328), H12364 [4NO]
  Texts of
      H.R. 3276, provisions, H12401-H12403 [5NO]




AMERICAN MOTORCYCLIST ASSOCIATION

  Bills and resolutions
      Anniversary (see H. Res. 676), H8809 [24JY]




AMERICAN NURSERY & LANDSCAPE ASSOCIATION

  Letters
      Agricultural Job Opportunities, Benefits, and Security (AgJobs) 
        Act, S5518 [14MY]




AMERICAN NURSES ASSOCIATION

  Bills and resolutions
      National Nurses Week: recognize (see H. Res. 192), H2835 [25FE]
  Letters
      Preserving Patient Access to Primary Care Act, S6045 [3JN]
  Remarks in House
      National Nurses Week: observance, E1096 [7MY], E1141 [13MY]
      ------recognize (H. Res. 192), H5418-H5420 [12MY]
  Remarks in Senate
      National Nurses Week: observance, S5279 [7MY], S5346 [12MY]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 192, National Nurses Week, H5418 [12MY]




AMERICAN NURSES CREDENTIALING CENTER

  Remarks in House
      American University of Beirut: tribute to Medical Center 
        designation as magnet facility by American Nurses 
        Credentialing Center, E2855 [1DE]




AMERICAN OSTEOPATHIC ASSOCIATION

  Letters
      Preserving Patient Access to Primary Care Act, S6045 [3JN]




AMERICAN PATRIOT PROGRAM (organization)

  Remarks in House
      Mills, Mike: American Patriot Program (organization) American 
        Patriot Award recipient, E2650 [28OC]




AMERICAN PHARMACY EDUCATOR WEEK

  Bills and resolutions
      Designate (see H. Res. 857), H11712 [22OC]




AMERICAN PUBLIC HEALTH ASSOCIATION

  Letters
      Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, S6409 [10JN]




AMERICAN PUBLIC HUMAN SERVICES ASSOCIATION

  Letters
      Protecting Incentives for the Adoption of Children With Special 
        Needs Act, H4960 [29AP]




AMERICAN PUBLIC POWER ASSOCIATION

  Remarks in House
      Public Power Week: observance, E2675 [2NO]




AMERICAN PUBLIC WORKS ASSOCIATION

  Bills and resolutions
      National Public Works Week: designate (see S. Res. 145), S5372 
        [12MY]
      ------support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 313), H4397 [1AP]
  Remarks in House
      National Public Works Week: support goals and ideals (H. Res. 
        313), H5125-H5127 [5MY], E840 [1AP]
  Remarks in Senate
      National Public Works Week: designate (S. Res. 145), S5395 
        [12MY]
  Reports filed
      Support Goals and Ideals of National Public Works Week: 
        Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (House) (H. 
        Res. 313) (H. Rept. 111-80), H4579 [21AP]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 313, support goals and ideals of National Public Works 
        Week, H5125 [5MY]
      S. Res. 145, National Public Works Week, S5378, S5395 [12MY]




AMERICAN RECOVERY AND REINVESTMENT ACT

  Amendments
      Enact (H.R. 1), S1128 [30JA], S1277, S1278, S1279 [2FE], S1374, 
        S1387, S1403, S1405, S1406, S1408, S1421, S1422, S1442, S1443, 
        S1444, S1445, S1446, S1447, S1448, S1449, S1450, S1451, S1452, 
        S1453, S1455, S1456, S1458, S1459, S1460, S1461, S1462, S1463, 
        S1464, S1465, S1466, S1470, S1471 [3FE], S1482, S1484, S1485, 
        S1486, S1491, S1494, S1498, S1499, S1500, S1501, S1518, S1520, 
        S1528, S1530, S1536, S1537, S1538, S1554, S1555, S1556, S1557, 
        S1558, S1559, S1560, S1561, S1562, S1563, S1564, S1565, S1574, 
        S1575, S1576, S1577, S1578, S1579, S1580, S1582, S1583, S1584, 
        S1585, S1586, S1587, S1588, S1589, S1590, S1591, S1592, S1593, 
        S1594, S1595, S1596, S1597, S1598, S1599, S1600, S1601, S1609, 
        S1610, S1611, S1612 [4FE], S1656, S1660, S1663, S1664, S1665, 
        S1666, S1667, S1669, S1692, S1707, S1708, S1709, S1710, S1712, 
        S1713, S1714, S1715, S1716, S1717, S1718, S1736, S1737, S1738, 
        S1739, S1740, S1741, S1742, S1743, S1744, S1745, S1746, S1747, 
        S1748, S1749, S1750, S1751, S1752, S1753, S1755, S1756, S1758, 
        S1759, S1760, S1762, S1764, S1765, S1766, S1767, S1768, S1770, 
        S1771 [5FE], S1808, S1817, S1819, S1822, S1826, S1827, S1829, 
        S1833, S1835, S1850, S1856, S1867, S1868, S1870, S1871, S1872, 
        S1875, S1876, S1877, S1878, S1879, S1880, S1881, S1882, S1883 
        [6FE], S1907 [7FE], S2029 [9FE], S2084 [10FE], H527 [26JA], 
        H603 [27JA], H711, H713, H717, H720, H721, H723, H724, H731, 
        H732 [28JA]
      ------consideration of conference report (H. Res. 168), H1535 
        [13FE]
  Analyses
      Provisions (H.R. 1): Conference Report, H1538-H1553 [13FE]
  Appointments
      Conferees: H.R. 1, provisions, S2069 [10FE], H1103 [10FE]
  Articles and editorials
      AIG and ``Political Risk'', S3586 [23MR]
      Analysis--Stimulus Won't Jump-Start Economy, H1583 [13FE]
      Butler--Congress Needs Cover To Reform Entitlements, H1578 
        [13FE]
      Cabinet Chiefs Play the Heavies, S9067 [7AU]
      CBO Predicts Lower GDP in a Decade, H1583 [13FE]
      Centro Plans Fare Hike, Service Cuts, H719 [28JA]
      Despite Pledges, Package Has Some Pork, H1582 [13FE]
      Does the Stimulus Package Really Include $300,000 for a 
        Sculpture Garden?, H632 [28JA]
      $800 Billion Mistake, S1994 [9FE]
      40-Year Wish List, S1113 [30JA]
      If We Buy American, No One Else Will, S1529 [4FE]
      Let's Stimulate Private Risk Taking, S1827 [6FE]
      Low-Interest Mortgages Are the Answer--Stop the Decline in Home 
        Prices, Stop the Crisis, S1112 [30JA]
      New Housing Tax Credit Prompts Rise in Buying, S1476 [4FE]
      Return of Economic Nationalism, S2261 [13FE]
      Ruin Your Health With the Obama Stimulus Plan, H1137 [10FE]
      Senate Balks, S1785 [6FE]
      Senators, Bring Sense to Stimulus, S1270 [2FE]
      Senators Should Just Start Over in Fixing Fiscal Mess, S1507 
        [4FE]
      Smokies Stimulus--Let the Good Work Begin, H8308 [17JY]
      Taxpayers' Bill Leaps by Trillions, S1112 [30JA]
      TSA Employees Give Management Low Marks, H731 [28JA]
      Wanted--Personal Economic Trainers--Apply at Capitol, S1790 
        [6FE]
      Washington Gone Wild, S3586 [23MR]
      What Part of 'Stimulus' Don't They Get?, H2605 [24FE]
      Why Permanent Tax Cuts Are the Best Stimulus, S1391 [3FE]
      Why ``Stimulus'' Will Mean Inflation, S1785 [6FE]
      Your E-Health Records, S1427 [3FE]
  Bills and resolutions
      Appropriations: prohibit the use of stimulus funds for signage 
        indicating that a project is being carried out using those 
        funds (see S. 1318), S6888 [22JN]
      ------require funding to help recipients of economic stimulus 
        funds to defray the costs of data collection requirements 
        initiated by provision of such funds (see H.R. 1911), H4520 
        [2AP]
      ------rescind a portion of stimulus funds that remain 
        unobligated (see H.R. 3504), H9278 [31JY]
      ------rescind all stimulus funds that remain unobligated (see 
        H.R. 2842), H6618 [11JN]
      ------rescind stimulus funds rejected by State and local 
        governments and return them to the Treasury for debt reduction 
        (see S. 1323), S6938 [23JN]
      Dept. of the Interior: authorize drought assistance for projects 
        and activities that will help alleviate unemployment and 
        diminished agricultural production in California (see H.R. 
        4225), H13627 (see H.R. 4225), H14371 [8DE]
      Dept. of the Treasury: extend certain economic recovery payments 
        that benefit senior citizens (see H.R. 3597), H9729 [17SE] 
        (see H.R. 3810), H11383 [14OC]
      ------repeal effective date on limiting bonuses to executives of 
        entities receiving Troubled Asset Relief Program funds (see 
        H.R. 1582), H3640 [18MR] (see H.R. 1673), H3748 [23MR]
      Economy: establish reporting requirements for Troubled Asset 
        Relief Program or American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds 
        and establish a waste, fraud, and abuse hotline for such funds 
        (see H.R. 1472), H3400 [12MR]
      ------extend program for economic recovery payments (see H.R. 
        3691), H10455 [1OC]
      ------provide enhanced State and local oversight of activities 
        conducted pursuant to such Act (see S. 1064), S5555 [18MY] 
        (see H.R. 2182), H4999 [29AP]
      ------rescind unobligated appropriations and repeal certain 
        provisions (see H.R. 3140), H7945 [9JY]
      Enact (see S. 1), S39 [6JA] (see S. 336), S894 [27JA] (see S. 
        350), S1057 [29JA] (see H.R. 1, 679), H525 [26JA]
      Enact (H.R. 1): consideration (see H. Res. 88), H525 [26JA] (see 
        H. Res. 92), H600 [27JA]
      ------consideration of conference report (see H. Res. 168), 
        H1517 [12FE]
      ------consideration of conference report, same-day consideration 
        (see H. Res. 158), H1246 [11FE]
      Government: require the Recovery.gov website to be updated and 
        modified to facilitate timely distribution of economic 
        stimulus funds (see S. 800), S4310 [2AP]
      Highway Trust Fund: appropriate unobligated balances of funds 
        (see H.R. 2942), H7022 [18JN]
      Housing: clarify the low-income housing tax credits that are 
        eligible for the low-income housing grant election (see S. 
        1326), S6938 [23JN] (see H.R. 2995), H7144 [23JN]
      Insurance: extend and enhance COBRA continuation health coverage 
        (see S. 2730), S11118 [4NO]
      ------extend maximum continuation coverage period for 
        individuals involuntarily terminated and eligibility period 
        and maximum assistance period for premium assistance under 
        COBRA (see H.R. 3930), H11790 [26OC]
      ------extend temporarily the period of COBRA continuation health 
        coverage (see H.R. 3966), H12140 [29OC]
      Medicaid: extend the period of temporary increase of the Federal 
        medical assistance percentage (see H.R. 4263), H14742 [10DE]
      ------provide adjusted Federal medical assistance percentage 
        rates during a transitional assistance period (see S. 2833), 
        S12322 [3DE] (see H.R. 4260), H14742 [10DE]
      Medicare: eliminate phase out of the hospice budget neutrality 
        adjustment factor (see H.R. 3831), H11457 [15OC]
      National Commission on American Recovery and Reinvestment: 
        establish (see H.R. 4219), H13627 (see H.R. 4219), H14370 
        [8DE]
      Political campaigns: limit distribution of funds to political 
        consultants or for campaign-related work (see H.R. 4365), 
        H15500 [16DE]
      Renewable energy: extend, expand, and improve tax incentives and 
        grant programs for renewable energy, especially solar energy 
        (see S. 2899), S13382 [17DE]
      SBA: repeal the America's Recovery Capital Loan Program (see S. 
        2777), S11382 [16NO]
      Taxation: allow specified energy property grants to real estate 
        investment trusts without regard to the ratable share income 
        limitations (see H.R. 4256), H14445 [9DE]
      ------extend program to provide grants for specified energy 
        property in lieu of tax credits (see H.R. 3136), H7836 [8JY]
      ------extend the making work pay credit (see H.R. 3118), H7740 
        [7JY]
      ------impose an excise tax on bonuses paid to employees by 
        businesses that receive Federal emergency economic assistance 
        and limit amount of compensation that employees may defer from 
        taxation (see S. 651), S3550 [19MR]
      ------impose an excise tax on bonuses paid to employees by 
        businesses that receive Troubled Asset Relief Program 
        assistance (see H.R. 1572), H3526 [17MR]
  Cloture motions
      Enact (H.R. 1), S1906 [7FE], S2024 [9FE]
  Commentaries
      Provisions (H.R. 1): Committee on Education and Labor (House) 
        Republican Members, H637 [28JA]
      ------Committee on Financial Services (House) Republican 
        Members, H638 [28JA]
  Conference reports
      Provisions (H.R. 1), H1307-H1516 [12FE]
  Descriptions
      Provisions (H.R. 1): Baucus-Grassley Amendment on Trade 
        Adjustment Assistance program, S2052-S2063 [10FE]
  Excerpts
      Letters from world leaders opposed to Buy American Act 
        provisions of H.R. 1, provisions, S1529 [4FE]
  Factsheets
      Historically Black Colleges and Universities and United Negro 
        College Fund Continue To Rise To Meet These Challenges 
        Although Their Federal Funding Is Disproportionately Low, 
        Relative to Other Institutions of Higher Education, H641 
        [28JA]
      Historically Black Colleges and Universities as Well as United 
        Negro College Fund Serve a Predominantly Low-Income, Minority 
        Student Population, H640 [28JA]
  Letters
      Colleges and universities infrastructure repair and renovation 
        projects funding: Molly Corbett Broad, American Council on 
        Education, S1777 [6FE]
      FDIC borrowing authority: Ben S. Bernanke, FRS, S1791 [6FE]
      ------Sheila C. Bair, FDIC, S1791 [6FE]
      ------Timothy F. Geithner, Sec. of the Treasury, S1791 [6FE]
      FDIC foreclosure prevention mortgage modification program: 
        Sheila C. Bair, FDIC, S1811 [6FE]
      Provisions: Alan Reuther, UAW, S2209 [12FE]
      ------Douglas W. Elmendorf, CBO, S1515-S1517 [4FE], S2180, S2181 
        [12FE]
      ------John Engler, National Association of Manufacturers, H622 
        [28JA]
      ------John J. Castellani, Business Roundtable (organization), 
        H623 [28JA]
      ------Peter R. Orszag, OMB, S1394 [3FE]
      ------R. Bruce Josten, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, S2023 [9FE]
      ------Representative Rangel, Committee on Ways and Means 
        (House), H1585 [13FE]
      ------Representative Waxman, Committee on Energy and Commerce 
        (House), H1584 [13FE]
      Rebuttal to report on economic stimulus projects relative to 
        characterization of Talking Water Gardens wastewater treatment 
        and water reuse project: Sharon Konopa, Mayor of Albany, OR, 
        E3044 [17DE]
      Reimburse utilities when infrastucture enhancement projects 
        require the relocation of existing utility infrastructure: 
        Representatives Shuster and Corrine Brown, Committee on 
        Transportation and Infrastructure (House), E335 [24FE]
      Require Troubled Asset Relief Program assistance recipients to 
        repay excessive bonuses paid to employees and pay an excise 
        tax on amounts not repaid: Edward Kleinbard, Committee on 
        Taxation (Joint), S1478 [4FE]
      Research and development tax credit extension: several research 
        and technology organizations, S2303 [13FE]
      Trade Adjustment Assistance Program improvement and extension: 
        Christopher Chafe, Change To Win (organization), S2208 [12FE]
      ------several companies and associations, S2208 [12FE]
      Transportation, water, and sewer system projects funding: 
        Americans for Transportation Mobility (organization), S1381 
        [3FE]
      ------Jeffrey D. Shoaf, Associated General Contractors of 
        America, S1381 [3FE]
  Lists
      Companies and organizations opposed to Buy American Act 
        provisions of H.R. 1, provisions, S1529 [4FE]
      Companies in California eliminating jobs, S1892 [7FE]
      Economists who believe Government spending does not improve 
        economic performance, S2291 [13FE]
      Non-stimulus provisions in H.R. 1, provisions, S1777 [6FE]
      Organizations supporting comparative effectiveness research 
        provisions in H.R. 1, provisions, H1571 [13FE]
      Organizations supporting expeditious environmental and judicial 
        review of projects subject to the National Environmental 
        Policy Act, S1665 [5FE]
      Questionable stimulative provisions in conference report to H.R. 
        1, American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, S2260 [13FE]
      Quotes from reports and news sources opposed to Buy American Act 
        provisions of H.R. 1, provisions, S1529 [4FE]
      Quotes from world leaders opposed to Buy American Act provisions 
        of H.R. 1, provisions, S1529 [4FE]
  Motions
      Enact (H.R. 1), S1382, S1400, S1420 [3FE], S1524, S1525, S1526, 
        S1527, S1528 [4FE], S1659, S1662, S1664 [5FE], S1853, S1856 
        [6FE], S2069 [10FE], H746 [28JA], H1090, H1096 [10FE]
      ------conference report, H1586 [13FE]
  Proposals
      Amend H. Res. 669, consideration of H.R. 3288, Depts. of 
        Transportation and HUD and related agencies appropriations, to 
        include Representative Tiahrt's amendment on signage for a 
        project using stimulus funds, H8592 [23JY]
  Remarks in House
      Amtrak: funding, H721-H723 [28JA], E196 [4FE]
      Appropriations: eliminate discretionary spending from 
        supplemental appropriations for economic stimulus, H720 [28JA]
      ------eliminate unnecessary spending on projects that neither 
        create jobs nor provide economic stimulus, H3059 [6MR]
      ------prohibit the use of stimulus funds for signage indicating 
        that a project is being carried out using those funds, H9809 
        [23SE], H11520 [21OC]
      ------require recipients of stimulus funds to disclose use of 
        money, H615 [28JA]
      ------rescind all stimulus funds that remain unobligated (H.R. 
        2842), H6594 [11JN]
      Budget: deficit, H562 [27JA], H607 [28JA], H1596 [13FE], H1610 
        [23FE], H11763 [26OC]
      Business and industry: encourage public-private partnerships to 
        create jobs, H1222-H1227 [11FE]
      Colleges and universities: historically Black colleges and 
        universities funding, H640 [28JA]
      ------remove prohibition on modernization and construction 
        funding for community colleges that received funds under the 
        American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, H9635, H9636 [16SE]
      Conference report: require to be available in an electronic form 
        for at least 48 hours prior to approval, H1096-H1102 [10FE], 
        H1253, H1257-H1260 [12FE], H1524, H1525, H1534, H1536, H1538 
        [13FE], H2817 [25FE]
      Congress: accomplishments of the 111th Congress, H14886 [15DE]
      ------evaluation of economic policies, H9413 [10SE]
      Dallas, TX: use of economic stimulus funds to promote health 
        care, infrastructure rehabilitation, and education projects, 
        H4528 [21AP]
      Democratic Party: national agenda, H750 [28JA], H4722 [23AP]
      Dept. of Agriculture: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program 
        funding, H536 [27JA], H634 [28JA]
      Dept. of Commerce: prohibit funding for certain Economic 
        Development Administration, National Telecommunications and 
        Information Administration, and NIST programs, H6942, H6943 
        [17JN]
      Dept. of Defense: advanced research and development programs on 
        fuel cells and batteries, alternative fuels, hybrid energy 
        sources, improved engines, and bio-fuels funding, H639 [28JA]
      ------facilities rehabilitation, repair, and maintenance 
        funding, H639 [28JA]
      Dept. of Energy: provide grants for new technologies that 
        conserve energy, H713 [28JA]
      Dept. of HHS: authorize grants to increase the number of 
        qualified nursing faculty, H1561 [13FE]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: prohibit the procurement of uniforms 
        and other textile apparel unless they are domestically grown, 
        reprocessed, reused, or produced, H723, H724 [28JA]
      ------reduce certain programs funding by amount appropriated in 
        American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, H7207, H7208 [24JN]
      Dept. of Justice: Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant 
        (Byrne/JAG) Program funding, H1575, H1589 [13FE], E317 [24FE]
      Dept. of Labor: Women Apprenticeship in Nontraditional 
        Occupations grants funding, H570 [27JA]
      Dept. of the Treasury: dedicate portion of the Troubled Asset 
        Relief Program funding to provide low-interest loans to 
        unemployed homeowners facing foreclosure, H14677 [10DE]
      ------extend certain economic recovery payments that benefit 
        senior citizens (H.R. 3810), H11357 [14OC]
      ------repeal effective date on limiting bonuses to executives of 
        entities receiving Troubled Asset Relief Program funds (H.R. 
        1673), H4293 [1AP]
      ------require Troubled Asset Relief Program assistance 
        recipients to repay excessive bonuses paid to employees and 
        pay an excise tax on amounts not repaid, H3812 [24MR]
      District of Columbia: Whitman-Walker Clinic funding, E204 [4FE]
      Economy: comparison between policies of past Presidential 
        administrations and the Obama administration, H2915 [3MR], 
        H3043 [5MR], H3323 [11MR]
      ------establish reporting requirements for Troubled Asset Relief 
        Program or American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds and 
        establish a waste, fraud, and abuse hotline for such funds 
        (H.R. 1472), H3341 [12MR]
      ------impact of stimulus funding, H6977 [18JN], H8802 [24JY], 
        H8876, H8883, H8884, H8890, H8891, H8893 [28JY], H9043 [29JY], 
        H10001 [29SE], H10436 [1OC], H11270 [13OC], H11586 [22OC], 
        H11716 [23OC]
      ------impact of stimulus funding on job creation, H8307 [17JY], 
        H8413, H8422, H8423, H8424, H8425, H8426, H8427, H8428, H8429, 
        H8430, H8431, H8432, H8433, H8434, H8435, H8436, H8437, H8439, 
        H8443, H8444, H8445, H8471 [21JY], H8497 [22JY], H8615, H8616 
        [23JY], H8885, H8886, H8887, H8888, H8890, H8896, H8898, H8899 
        [28JY], H8965, H9038 [29JY], H9061 [30JY], H9248 [31JY], H9498 
        [15SE], H9978 [25SE], H10129 [30SE], H10436 [1OC], H10462, 
        H10488 [6OC], H11084 [7OC], H11303, H11305 [14OC], H11728, 
        H11729, H11730 [23OC], H11799, H11802, H11811 [27OC], H12462, 
        H12467 [6NO], H13011, H13013 [17NO], H13088 [18NO], H13323 
        [19NO], H13389, H13391, H13447-H13453 [2DE], H13496-H13498, 
        H13504-H13511, H13512 [3DE], H13523 [7DE], H14378 [9DE], 
        H14884, H14885, H14961, H14966, H14972 [15DE]
      ------impact of stimulus funding on job creation relative to 
        surface transportation, H8888 [28JY]
      ------importance of job creation, H559, H577, H578 [27JA], 
        H1212, H1213 [11FE], H1251, H1253, H1254 [12FE], H3107 [10MR], 
        E297 [23FE]
      ------provide enhanced State and local oversight of activities 
        conducted pursuant to such Act (H.R. 2182), H5722, H5723, 
        H5768 [19MY], E1261 [21MY]
      Education: funding, H1253 [12FE]
      ------increase maximum amount of Pell Grant, H563 [27JA], H1573, 
        H1576 [13FE]
      Electric power: facilitate transition to a smart electricity 
        grid, H12180 [2NO]
      Enact: consideration (H. Res. 88)-H543 [27JA]
      Enact (H.R. 1), H495, H496, H507, H508, H510, H512, H517 [26JA], 
        H530, H531, H532, H556-H583, H594-H599 [27JA], H605, H606, 
        H620-H750, H758, H770 [28JA], H878, H880, H881, H882, H885-
        H893, H897, H901, H908, H912, H914 [3FE], H926, H927, H928, 
        H999, H1000, H1001, H1009, H1012, H1013 [4FE], H1048, H1049, 
        H1051, H1065 [9FE], H1085, H1086, H1087, H1088, H1089, H1090, 
        H1134, H1136, H1138, H1144-H1154 [10FE], H1161, H1162, H1163, 
        H1164, H1177-H1179, H1185-H1187, H1190, H1192-H1195, H1197, 
        H1198, H1202, H1205, H1214-H1232 [11FE], E172, E174, E175 
        [2FE], E196, E204, E207, E214 [4FE]
      ------conference report, H1251, H1252, H1253, H1254, H1255-
        H1260, H1267, H1278, H1279, H1283-H1289, H1293-H1302 [12FE], 
        H1523, H1524, H1536-H1590, H1592-H1600 [13FE], H1610, H1625, 
        H1642-H1647 [23FE], H2605, H2607 [24FE], H2633, H2634, H2635, 
        H2815-H2819, H2823, H2824 [25FE], H2839, H2864, H2867 [26FE], 
        H2889, H2890, H2902, H2912 [3MR], H2932, H2964-H2968 [4MR], 
        H2984, H3050 [5MR], H3059, H3072 [6MR], H3099 [9MR], H3107, 
        H3111 [10MR], H3340, H3379 [12MR], H3448 [17MR], H3733 [23MR], 
        H3751, H3806, H3812-H3820 [24MR], H4049-H4051 [26MR], H4984 
        [29AP], H6160 [4JN], H6317, H6319 [9JN], H6417 [10JN], H7709, 
        H7735 [7JY], H7746 [8JY], H7995, H7996 [10JY], H8033, H8035, 
        H8088, H8089 [14JY], H8163 [15JY], H8191 [16JY], H8309 [17JY], 
        H8429 [21JY], H8590 [23JY], H8880, H8894, H8901 [28JY], H8964, 
        H8965 [29JY], H9253-H9257, H9262, H9265 [31JY], H9498, H9499 
        [15SE], H11176 [13OC], H11303 [14OC], H12180 [2NO], E261 
        [12FE], E291 [13FE], E293, E295, E297 [23FE], E311, E313, E317 
        [24FE], E529 [3MR], E735 [23MR], E783 [26MR], E874 [2AP]
      ------consideration (H. Res. 88), H535, H581 [27JA]
      ------consideration (H. Res. 92), H607-H619 [28JA]
      ------consideration of conference report (H. Res. 168), H1524-
        H1536 [13FE]
      ------corrections in engrossment, H749 [28JA]
      ------motion to go to conference, H1090-H1096 [10FE]
      ------motion to instruct conferees, H1096-H1102 [10FE]
      ------motion to recommit, H747 [28JA]
      Executive Office of the President: convening of fiscal 
        responsibility summit, H1610 [23FE]
      Federal Coordinating Council for Comparative Effectiveness 
        Research: establish, H1592 [13FE]
      Federal employees: clarify disclosures of information protected 
        from prohibited personnel practices and require a statement of 
        nondisclosure policies, H728-H731 [28JA], H1575 [13FE]
      Government: Recovery.gov (Internet site) report on job creation 
        in nonexistent congressional districts relative to fraud, 
        waste, or abuse of economic stimulus funding, H13072, H13074, 
        H13132, H13133 [18NO], H13269, H13271 [19NO], H13449 [2DE], 
        H13505-H13508 [3DE]
      ------Recovery.gov website redesign funding, H8032 [14JY], H8104 
        [15JY]
      ------require Recovery.gov website to contain links and other 
        information on how to access job information created at or by 
        entities receiving funds for economic stimulus, H731, H732 
        [28JA]
      GSA: Federal buildings and ports of entry construction projects 
        funding, H562 [27JA]
      Head Start Program: funding, H1145 [10FE]
      Health: health information technology funding, H1293, H1294 
        [12FE], H3511, H3512 [17MR]
      ------impact of economic stimulus legislation on health care, 
        H1136 [10FE], H1219 [11FE], H1592 [13FE]
      ------reduce health care and insurance costs through medical 
        malpractice tort reform, H9499 [15SE]
      ------strengthen privacy protections for consumer access to 
        electronic medical records, H1027 [4FE]
      Highway Trust Fund: appropriate unobligated balances of funds 
        (H.R. 2942), H9019 [29JY]
      House of Representatives: legislative process, H1000 [4FE]
      House Rules: open versus restrictive rules, H608, H609, H610 
        [28JA]
      Immigration: require recipients of economic stimulus funds to 
        participate in E-verify program for employment eligibility 
        verification, H1559 [13FE], H1610 [23FE], H3719 [23MR]
      Insurance: establish a net worth threshold for recipients of 
        COBRA continuation health coverage by reason of termination of 
        employment, H608 [28JA], H1146 [10FE], H1293-H1295 [12FE], 
        H1573, H1576 [13FE]
      ------extend maximum continuation coverage period for 
        individuals involuntarily terminated and eligibility period 
        and maximum assistance period for premium assistance under 
        COBRA (H.R. 3930), H13554 [8DE]
      Las Vegas, NV: Mob Museum construction funding, H1048 [9FE]
      Maine: implementation, H9555 [16SE]
      Maritime Administration: port landside projects funding, E295 
        [23FE]
      Medicaid: allow States that experienced delay in implementation 
        of laws directing reduced eligibility in their State plan 
        remain eligible for the increase of the Federal medical 
        assistance percentage, H583 [27JA]
      NASA: funding, H636 [28JA]
      National Commission on American Recovery and Reinvestment: 
        establish (H.R. 4219), H14376 [9DE], H14747 [11DE]
      National Endowment for the Arts: funding, H632 [28JA]
      National Mall: restoration funding, H561, H562 [27JA], H617 
        [28JA]
      National security: provide for the security of critical energy 
        infrastructure, H561 [27JA]
      Nevada: impact of stimulus funding on economy, H8949 [28JY]
      NSF: award grants to institutions of higher education to develop 
        and offer education and training programs, H575 [27JA]
      Obama, President: evaluation of economic policies, H6393-H6400 
        [9JN], H8394 [20JY], H8438, H8485 [21JY]
      Oregon: rebuttal to report on economic stimulus projects 
        relative to characterization of Talking Water Gardens 
        wastewater treatment and water reuse project, E3044 [17DE]
      Parks and recreational areas: restoration funding, H714 [28JA]
      Pennsylvania: effects of economic stimulus, H5312 [7MY]
      Public debt: debt held by foreigners, H560 [27JA], H1202 [11FE], 
        H3071, H3072 [6MR]
      Public Policy Institute of California: invitation to Members of 
        Congress to participate in a panel discussion on the American 
        Recovery and Reinvestment Act, H1610 [23FE]
      Schools: limit ability of schools that received economic 
        stimulus funds from receiving certain additional funds, H9633, 
        H9634 [16SE]
      Securing America's Future Economy (SAFE) Commission: establish, 
        H1577 [13FE], H8429 [21JY]
      Small business: provide support for small business concerns, 
        H1252 [12FE], H3294 [11MR], H5820 [20MY]
      States: impact of economic stimulus on State budgets, H8032 
        [14JY]
      ------permit use of economic stimulus funds designated for 
        neighborhood stabilization program to be used for foreclosure 
        prevention, H1145 [10FE]
      Taxation: allow a refundable credit for the purchase of a 
        residence, H537 [27JA]
      ------allow a refundable investment credit, and 5-year 
        depreciation, for property used to manufacture solar energy, 
        H577 [27JA], H1161 [11FE]
      ------allow deductions for interest payments on car loans and 
        sales and excise taxes on certain motor vehicle purchases, 
        H1564 [13FE]
      ------allow specified energy property grants to real estate 
        investment trusts without regard to the ratable share income 
        limitations (H.R. 4256), E2936 [10DE]
      ------expand certain solar energy credits, H563 [27JA]
      ------expand incentives for construction and renovation of 
        public schools, H613, H631 [28JA], H1530, H1557 [13FE]
      ------provide a credit for certain home purchases, H1230 [11FE]
      ------rates, H736-H743 [28JA], H1153 [10FE], H1206, H1229-H1231 
        [11FE], H1252 [12FE], H1595 [13FE], H2633, H2634 [25FE]
      ------renew credit for renewable energy production, H1575 [13FE]
      ------suspend taxation of unemployment compensation for a 
        certain period, H1089 [10FE]
      Telecommunications: allow job training funds to be used for 
        broadband communications deployment, H721 [28JA]
      ------improve broadband services to underserved and rural areas, 
        H566 [27JA]
      Transportation: infrastructure funding, H496 [26JA], H1530, 
        H1574, H1576 [13FE], E783 [26MR]
      ------prohibit use of Federal funds to replace existing funds 
        designated for State transportation projects, H713, H717 
        [28JA]
      ------reduce time period for State and local governments to 
        obligate highway, transit, rail, and aviation funds received 
        from supplemental appropriations for economic stimulus, H711, 
        H712, H715 [28JA]
      ------transit capital funding, H715, H717-H720 [28JA], E172 
        [2FE]
      Unemployment: provide for certain temporary additional 
        unemployment benefits, H1574 [13FE]
      ------provide for emergency unemployment compensation program, 
        H512 [26JA], H560 [27JA]
      ------rates, H6393-H6400 [9JN], H7995, H7996 [10JY], H8028, 
        H8033, H8035, H8069, H8088, H8089 [14JY], H8163 [15JY], H8191 
        [16JY], H8309 [17JY], H8394 [20JY], H8421, H8437, H8438, 
        H8439, H8440, H8441, H8442 [21JY], H8754 [24JY], H8896, H8898, 
        H8899, H8905, H8908 [28JY], H9017, H9021 [29JY]
      Woodbridge, VA: Greater Prince William Community Health Center 
        funding, H5102 [5MY]
  Remarks in Senate
      Alternative minimum tax: provide individuals relief, S1379 
        [3FE], S1672 [5FE]
      Appropriations: divide total cost of supplemental appropriations 
        for economic stimulus and issue tax rebate to all taxpayers 
        with adjusted gross income under $250,000, S1779, S1828-S1831, 
        S1855 [6FE]
      ------eliminate new Government spending programs from the 
        supplemental appropriations for economic stimulus, S1489, 
        S1524 [4FE]
      ------eliminate unnecessary spending on projects that neither 
        create jobs nor provide economic stimulus, S1407 [3FE], S1521 
        [4FE], S1666-S1669 [5FE], S1780, S1803, S1804, S1839 [6FE], 
        S1903 [7FE], S2209 [12FE], S2282 [13FE]
      ------maintain existing spending levels, adjusted for inflation, 
        by reducing duplicative or non-essential funding in the 
        American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, S2663, S2671-S2674 
        [3MR]
      ------prohibit the use of stimulus funds for signage indicating 
        that a project is being carried out using those funds, S7475 
        [14JY], S9403-S9405, S9408, S9409 [16SE]
      ------redirect economic stimulus funds not obligated within a 
        certain period to infrastructure projects, S1382-S1384 [3FE], 
        S1776 [6FE]
      ------reduce economic stimulus spending upon meeting certain 
        economic growth goals, S1525 [4FE]
      ------require agencies receiving economic stimulus funding 
        comply with any congressional requests for records, S1775 
        [6FE]
      ------require use of competitive procedures to award contracts, 
        grants, and cooperative agreements, S1665 [5FE]
      ------use economic stimulus funds to hire veterans, at-risk 
        youth, and low-income people for infrastructure projects, 
        S1674 [5FE]
      Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, Inc. 
        (ACORN): prohibit use of funds from the supplemental 
        appropriations for economic stimulus, S1807, S1854 [6FE]
      Budget: adjust spending levels to compensate for spending in 
        economic stimulus legislation, S4270 [2AP]
      ------deficit, S1637, S1638 [5FE], S1778, S1836 [6FE], S2091 
        [11FE]
      Business and industry: require recipients of economic stimulus 
        funds to report any bonuses paid to employees, S1388 [3FE]
      Buy American Act: clarify that provisions will be applied 
        consistent with international trade agreement obligations, 
        S1528 [4FE], S2190 [12FE]
      ------compliance, S1038-S1040 [29JA], S1392 [3FE], S1494-S1496, 
        S1528-S1530 [4FE], S2522 [26FE], S3329 [18MR]
      CERCLA: brownfields and neglected urban properties redeveloping 
        funding, S1673 [5FE]
      Colleges and universities: allow certain religious activities on 
        campuses receiving economic stimulus funds, S1650, S1661 [5FE]
      ------infrastructure repair and renovation projects funding, 
        S1776 [6FE]
      Committee on Economic Recovery (Joint, Select): establish, S1269 
        [2FE]
      Congress: accomplishments of the 111th Congress, S3035 [12MR], 
        S3097 [16MR], S4845, S4883-S4885 [29AP], S6669 [17JN]
      Corps of Engineers: water and infrastructure projects funding, 
        S1673 [5FE]
      Davis-Bacon Act: waive prevailing wage requirements for Federal 
        construction projects, S1393 [3FE]
      Dept. of Agriculture: Farm Service Agency loan program funding, 
        S1795, S1796 [6FE]
      Dept. of Commerce: expand eligibility for National 
        Telecommunications and Information Administration Broadband 
        Technology Opportunities Program, S2015 [9FE]
      ------Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership Program 
        funding, S1650 [5FE]
      Dept. of Defense: military readiness funding, S1498, S1526 [4FE]
      ------prohibit use of funds to transfer individuals detained by 
        the U.S. at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to any facility in the U.S. 
        or for construction of any facility for such detainees in the 
        U.S., S1499 [4FE], S1639-S1641 [5FE], S1776 [6FE]
      ------provide assistance to communities affected by defense base 
        closures, S1793 [6FE]
      Dept. of Energy: clarify that all protocols and standards used 
        by Smart Grid demonstration projects must be open, S2302 
        [13FE]
      ------Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program 
        funding, S2016 [9FE]
      ------expand technical assistance grants under the Electricity 
        Delivery and Energy Reliability Program, S2016 [9FE]
      ------Federal Energy Management Program funding, S1789 [6FE]
      Dept. of HHS: biodefense medical countermeasures development and 
        production funding, S2019, S2020 [9FE]
      ------establish Office of the National Coordinator for Health 
        Information Technology, S1795 [6FE]
      ------establish the Long-Term Care Worker Recruitment and 
        Investment Demonstration Program, S1798, S1799 [6FE]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: consolidated headquarters 
        construction funding, S1517 [4FE]
      Dept. of HUD: low income housing tax credit projects funding 
        through reductions in Home Investment Partnership (HOME) 
        Program funding, S1497, S1525 [4FE]
      ------modify certain provisions of the HOPE for Homeowners loan 
        program, S1651 [5FE]
      Dept. of Justice: Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) 
        Program funding, S2125 [11FE]
      ------victims' compensation and assistance programs funding, 
        S2125, S2126 [11FE]
      Dept. of Labor: improve and extend Trade Adjustment Assistance 
        program, S1669, S1670 [5FE], S2050, S2051 [10FE], S2208 
        [12FE], S2312 [13FE]
      Dept. of State: information technology upgrades funding, S1518 
        [4FE]
      Dept. of the Interior: Platte River Recovery Implementation 
        Program funding, S1674 [5FE]
      Dept. of the Treasury: dedicate portion of the Troubled Asset 
        Relief Program funding for mortgage foreclosure mitigation 
        activities, S1534, S1535 [4FE], S1812-S1816, S1852 [6FE]
      ------limit compensation to officers and directors of entities 
        receiving Troubled Asset Relief Program funds, S1652, S1660, 
        S1661 [5FE]
      ------prohibit use of Troubled Asset Relief Program funds for 
        purchase of common stock, S4608 [23AP]
      ------require financial institutions receiving Troubled Asset 
        Relief Program assistance to increase lending levels above 
        levels in place prior to receiving assistance, S1792 [6FE]
      ------require Troubled Asset Relief Program assistance 
        recipients to meet strict H-1B worker hiring standards to 
        ensure non-displacement of U.S. workers, S1621, S1622, S1669 
        [5FE], S1803 [6FE]
      ------require Troubled Asset Relief Program assistance 
        recipients to repay excessive bonuses paid to employees and 
        pay an excise tax on amounts not repaid, S1478, S1479 [4FE], 
        S1835, S1855 [6FE], S2193 [12FE]
      Dept. of Transportation: rescind any unobligated stimulus funds 
        in non-highway spending accounts, S9416 [16SE], S9534, S9535 
        [17SE]
      ------waive minimum grant size under the discretionary grant 
        program for passenger and freight rail transportation and 
        infrastructure projects, S2299 [13FE]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: provide benefits to certain Filipino 
        World War II veterans, S1626, S1627 [5FE]
      Ecology and environment: expedite environmental and judicial 
        review of projects subject to the National Environmental 
        Policy Act, S1532, S1533, S1538 [4FE], S1664, S1665 [5FE]
      Economy: comparison between policies of past Presidential 
        administrations and the Obama administration, S2100-S2102 
        [11FE], S2407 [24FE], S3514 [19MR]
      ------impact of stimulus funding, S9174 [9SE]
      ------impact of stimulus funding on free enterprise economic 
        system, S7993-S7997 [23JY]
      ------impact of stimulus funding on job creation, S8084 [24JY], 
        S10984 [2NO]
      ------importance of job creation, S1509, S1510 [4FE], S1673 
        [5FE], S2051, S2063 [10FE], S10828-S10830 [28OC], S11083-
        S11085 [4NO]
      ------provide enhanced State and local oversight of activities 
        conducted pursuant to such Act (S. 1064), S5690 [20MY], S6678 
        [17JN]
      ------require recipients of economic stimulus funds to report on 
        the amount of funds received, projects on which funds were 
        spent, and the number of jobs created and retained by such 
        projects, S1388 [3FE], S1660 [5FE], S2190 [12FE]
      Education: increase maximum amount of Pell Grant, S2005 [9FE]
      Enact (H.R. 1), S1008, S1038-S1040 [29JA], S1108-S1115 [30JA], 
        S1236-S1242, S1265-S1273 [2FE], S1371-S1428 [3FE], S1473-S1538 
        [4FE], S1615-S1676 [5FE], S1773-S1859 [6FE], S1885 [7FE], 
        S1991-S2024, S2030-S2035 [9FE], S2037-S2072 [10FE], S2092-
        S2103, S2123, S2125-S2127, S2167 [11FE]
      ------conference report, S2170-S2173, S2176-S2209, S2247 [12FE], 
        S2258-S2313 [13FE], S2354, S2382 [23FE], S2405, S2409, S2410 
        [24FE], S2522 [26FE], S2803 [5MR], S2859 [6MR], S3008 [11MR], 
        S3329 [18MR], S3891, S3892 [26MR], S6627, S6628, S6634, S6635 
        [16JN], S6670 [17JN], S6753 [18JN]
      ------unanimous-consent agreement, S1232 [30JA], S1859 [6FE]
      Enact (S. 1), S44 [6JA], S153 [7JA]
      Enact (S. 336), S822 [26JA], S881 [27JA], S989 [28JA]
      Enact (S. 350): star print, S1232 [30JA]
      EPA: Clean Water State Revolving Funds program funding, S1799 
        [6FE]
      FDIC: foreclosure prevention mortgage modification program 
        funding through reductions in undesignated State funding in 
        supplemental appropriations for economic stimulus, S1810-
        S1816, S1831, S1851, S1852 [6FE]
      ------increase borrowing authority, S1790 [6FE]
      Federal agencies and departments: preserve independence of 
        Inspectors General, S2300 [13FE]
      Federal Coordinating Council for Comparative Effectiveness 
        Research: establish, S2044 [10FE]
      Financial institutions: handling of foreclosure crisis and 
        impact on the economy, S9174 [9SE]
      Firefighters: fire houses renovation and construction funding, 
        S1517 [4FE]
      Fish and fishing: rebuilding of fish stocks, fisheries, and fish 
        harvesting funding, S1675 [5FE]
      Florida: impact of stimulus funding on economy, S6160 [4JN]
      Forests: provide regional equity in forestry programs, S1794 
        [6FE]
      ------timber manufacturing industry aid funding, S1800 [6FE]
      GAO: compile reports from each Federal agency that receives 
        economic stimulus funds, S1269 [2FE]
      Government: require the Recovery.gov website to be updated and 
        modified to facilitate timely distribution of economic 
        stimulus funds (S. 800), S4349 [2AP]
      Health: eligibility of physician group practices for electronic 
        medical records technology incentives, S1670, S1671 [5FE]
      ------health information technology funding, S1242 [2FE], S1510-
        S1512 [4FE], S1783, S1793, S1834, S1859 [6FE], S2197-S2199 
        [12FE]
      ------impact of economic stimulus legislation on health care, 
        S2197, S2199 [12FE]
      ------strengthen privacy protections for consumer access to 
        electronic medical records, S1426 [3FE], S2016 [9FE], S2303 
        [13FE]
      Health Care Comparative Effectiveness Research Institute: 
        establish, S1796 [6FE]
      Highway Trust Fund: funding, S1673 [5FE]
      ------temporarily protect solvency, S8508-S8516, S8520, S8522-
        S8524, S8528 [30JY]
      Housing: reduce foreclosures, compensate mortgage modifier 
        servicers, and remove legal constraints inhibiting 
        modification, S1493, S1524, S1525 [4FE]
      Immigration: require recipients of economic stimulus funds to 
        participate in E-verify program for employment eligibility 
        verification, S2012 [9FE], S2177-S2180 [12FE], S2270, S2300 
        [13FE], S2581 [27FE], S5901 [1JN]
      Implementation, S3625 [24MR]
      Infrastructure: transportation, water, and sewer system projects 
        funding, S1374-S1376, S1379-S1384, S1386, S1387, S1394 [3FE]
      Insurance: establish a net worth threshold for recipients of 
        COBRA continuation health coverage by reason of termination of 
        employment, S2197 [12FE]
      ------extend and enhance COBRA continuation health coverage (S. 
        2730), S11578 [19NO]
      Kyl, Senator: allegations of threats by Obama administration to 
        withhold stimulus funding due to criticism of stimulus 
        program, S9068 [7AU]
      Medicaid: funding, S1513 [4FE], S1641 [5FE], S2300 [13FE]
      ------provide adjusted Federal medical assistance percentage 
        rates during a transitional assistance period (S. 2833), 
        S12328 [3DE]
      ------provide the same temporary increase of the Federal medical 
        assistance percentage for all States and permit States to 
        choose the period for receiving the increase, S1817-S1819, 
        S1852, S1853 [6FE], S2013 [9FE]
      ------State eligibility for Federal medical assistance 
        percentage increase, S1670 [5FE]
      Medicare: delay phase out of the hospice budget neutrality 
        adjustment factor, S1673 [5FE]
      Motor vehicles: subsidize for certain moderate-income consumers 
        the purchase of new motor vehicles assembled in the U.S., 
        S1533 [4FE], S1661 [5FE]
      National Park Service: trail construction, rehabilitation and 
        maintenance funding, S1799 [6FE]
      National Small Business Week: observance, S5567 [19MY]
      Native Americans: application and impact of economic stimulus, 
        S1242 [2FE]
      NIH: allocate a portion of economic stimulus funds to the Small 
        Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program and the Small 
        Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Program, S9093 [7AU]
      ------biomedical research funding through reductions in Dept. of 
        Education State Fiscal Stabilization Fund funding, S1403-S1406 
        [3FE]
      Obama, President: evaluation of economic policies, S2545-S2547 
        [26FE]
      Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp.: provide a temporary waiver of 
        recovery of certain pension overpayments to participants or 
        beneficiaries, S1840 [6FE]
      Power resources: improve Federal permit coordination for 
        renewable energy, S1793 [6FE]
      Public debt: debt held by foreigners, S1836 [6FE]
      Public lands: management agencies funding, S1781 [6FE]
      Real estate: lower interest rates on 30-year fixed mortgages for 
        creditworthy borrowers to refinance current loans or make new 
        home purchases, S1373 [3FE], S1474-S1478, S1509 [4FE], S1648, 
        S1654, S1657, S1662 [5FE], S2185 [12FE], S2409, S2410 [24FE]
      Renewable energy: extend, expand, and improve tax incentives and 
        grant programs for renewable energy, especially solar energy 
        (S. 2899), S13386 [17DE]
      Rural areas: home health agencies funding, S1800 [6FE]
      ------improve access to and delivery of health services, S2012 
        [9FE]
      SBA: encourage participation of small business concerns in 
        Federal loan programs, S1795 [6FE], S2032-S2034 [9FE]
      ------ensure that contracts initiated with economic stimulus 
        assistance follow existing Federal procurement laws, S2299 
        [13FE]
      ------repeal the America's Recovery Capital Loan Program (S. 
        2777), S11388 [16NO]
      ------require Federal agencies receiving economic stimulus 
        assistance to allocate a portion to the Small Business 
        Innovation Research (SBIR) Program and the Small Business 
        Technology Transfer (STTR) Program, S1794 [6FE]
      ------surety bond guarantee program improvement, S1484, S1485, 
        S1523 [4FE], S2032 [9FE]
      Senate: clarification of pay-as-you-go point of order against 
        Cornyn amendment to reduce income tax rate for individuals in 
        the lowest tax bracket, S1617, S1673 [5FE]
      ------importance of bipartisanship, S2206 [12FE], S2263, S2293 
        [13FE]
      ------legislative process, S2206 [12FE]
      ------require supermajority vote point of order against 
        unauthorized earmarks in appropriations bills and recipients 
        of Federal funds to disclose money spent on lobbyists, S1479-
        S1481, S1488, S1504, S1512 [4FE], S1658, S1659 [5FE], S2126 
        [11FE]
      Small business: decrease required estimated tax payments for 
        certain small businesses, S1794 [6FE]
      States: impact of economic stimulus on State budgets, S7292 
        [9JY]
      ------permit use of economic stimulus funds designated for 
        neighborhood stabilization program to be used for foreclosure 
        prevention, S1647 [5FE]
      Taxation: allow additional expenses for purposes of determining 
        the Hope Scholarship credit and maintain refundability of such 
        credit, S1515 [4FE]
      ------allow deduction for dividends received from controlled 
        foreign corporations, S1408-S1420 [3FE]
      ------allow deductions for interest payments on car loans and 
        sales and excise taxes on certain motor vehicle purchases, 
        S1390, S1398, S1399, S1400 [3FE], S2041 [10FE], S2279, S2298, 
        S2309, S2310 [13FE]
      ------establish a tax credit for investment in advanced energy 
        facilities, S3891, S3892 [26MR]
      ------impose an excise tax on bonuses paid to employees by 
        businesses that receive Federal emergency economic assistance 
        and limit amount of compensation that employees may defer from 
        taxation (S. 651), S3563, S3578 [19MR], S3583, S3586 [23MR]
      ------increase and expand incentives for construction of energy 
        efficient buildings, S1674, S1675 [5FE]
      ------increase national limitation on qualified energy 
        conservation bonds and clarify that certain programs 
        constitute a qualified conservation purpose, S1827 [6FE], 
        S2126 [11FE]
      ------modify rules relative to cancellation of qualified 
        principal residence indebtedness, S1791 [6FE]
      ------permanently extend the research and development credit, 
        S2303 [13FE]
      ------prohibit earmarked tax benefits for movie production 
        companies, S1387, S1390, S1399, S1400 [3FE]
      ------provide a credit for certain home purchases, S1474-S1478, 
        S1481-S1484, S1509, S1523 [4FE], S1672 [5FE], S2185, S2186, 
        S2199, S2200 [12FE], S2279, S2284, S2298 [13FE], S2409, S2410 
        [24FE]
      ------provide an income tax credit for businesses furnishing 
        broadband services to underserved and rural areas, S2015 [9FE]
      ------provide incentives to accelerate the production and 
        adoption of plug-in electric vehicles and related component 
        parts, S1633-S1635, S1644 [5FE], S1825, S1826, S1853 [6FE]
      ------provide individuals relief from the alternative minimum 
        tax, S2066 [10FE], S2269 [13FE]
      ------rates, S1373 [3FE], S1492, S1523 [4FE], S1778, S1805 
        [6FE], S2064-S2066 [10FE], S2100-S2102 [11FE], S2202 [12FE]
      ------reduce income tax rate for individuals in the lowest tax 
        bracket, S1500, S1527 [4FE]
      ------renew credit for renewable energy production, S1241 [2FE], 
        S1671 [5FE]
      ------repeal tax deferral on income of controlled foreign 
        corporations attributable to imported property, S1388, S1389 
        [3FE]
      ------suspend tax increase on Social Security benefits, S1501, 
        S1527 [4FE]
      ------temporarily increase limitation on the capital loss 
        deductions for individuals, S1826, S1827, S1855 [6FE]
      Telecommunications: improve broadband services to underserved 
        and rural areas, S2049 [10FE]
      Transportation: transit capital funding, S1792 [6FE]
      Unemployment: direct unused portion of stimulus funds to extend 
        emergency unemployment compensation, S10822 [28OC]
      ------rates, S1773, S1775, S1779 [6FE], S8084 [24JY], S9065 
        [7AU], S9174 [9SE]
      Unemployment Trust Fund: temporarily protect solvency, S8514-
        S8516, S8518, S8520, S8529 [30JY]
      Veterans: expand eligibility for the employment tax credit for 
        unemployed veterans, S1666 [5FE], S1804 [6FE]
      Workforce Investment Act: formula grants funding, S1796-S1798 
        [6FE]
  Reports filed
      Considation of H.R. 1, Provisions: Committee on Rules (House) 
        (H. Res. 88) (H. Rept. 111-6), H525 [26JA]
      ------Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 92) (H. Rept. 111-9), 
        H600 [27JA]
      Consideration of Conference Report on H.R. 1, Provisions: 
        Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 168) (H. Rept. 111-17), 
        H1517 [12FE]
      Enhanced Oversight of State and Local Economic Recovery Act: 
        Committee on Oversight and Government Reform (House) (H.R. 
        2182) (H. Rept. 111-115), H5711 [18MY]
      Provisions: Committee of Conference (H.R. 1) (H. Rept. 111-16), 
        H1517 [12FE]
      ------Committee on Appropriations (House) (H.R. 679) (H. Rept. 
        111-4), H525 [26JA]
      ------Committee on Appropriations (Senate) (S. 336) (S. Rept. 
        111-3), S893 [27JA]
      ------Committee on Finance (Senate) (S. 350), S1057 [29JA]
      Same-Day Consideration of Consideration of Conference Report on 
        H.R. 1, Provisions: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 158) 
        (H. Rept. 111-15), H1246 [11FE]
  Rulings of the Chair
      Enact (H.R. 1), S1659 [5FE]
      ------conference report, H1525 [13FE]
      ------consideration (H. Res. 92), H607 [28JA]
  Studies
      Macroeconomic Effects of Reducing the Effective Tax Rate on 
        Repatriated Foreign Subsidiary Earnings in a Credit- and 
        Liquidity-Constrained Environment: Allen Sinai (excerpt), 
        S1410 [3FE]
      Using What We Have To Stimulate the Economy--The Benefits of 
        Temporary Tax Relief for U.S. Corporations To Repatriate 
        Profits Earned by Foreign Subsidiaries: Robert J. Shapiro and 
        Aparna Mathur (excerpt), S1410 [3FE]
  Summaries
      House Votes on Conference Report of H.R. 1, Provisions, H3649 
        [19MR]
      Provisions (H.R. 1): Comparative Effectiveness Research 
        Provisions, H1570 [13FE]
  Tables
      Employment effects of repatriated funds, S1419 [3FE]
      Estimated cost of extending certain provisions in H.R. 1, 
        provisions, S2181 [12FE]
      Estimated macroeconomic impacts of H.R. 1, provisions, S2182 
        [12FE]
      Infrastructure spending and job creation by State, S1375 [3FE]
      Public debt held by foreigners, H1203 [11FE]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 88, consideration of H.R. 1, provisions, H536 [27JA]
      H. Res. 92, consideration of H.R. 1, provisions, H607 [28JA]
      H. Res. 168, consideration of conference report on H.R. 1, 
        provisions, H1524 [13FE]
      H.R. 1, provisions, H642-H711 [28JA]
      H.R. 2182, Enhanced Oversight of State and Local Economic 
        Recovery Act, H5722 [19MY]
      S. 1, provisions, S44 [6JA]
      S. 2777, repeal the SBA America's Recovery Capital Loan Program, 
        S11389 [16NO]
      S. 2833, Transitional Federal Medical Assistance Percentage Act, 
        S12328-S12330 [3DE]




AMERICAN RED CROSS

  Bills and resolutions
      GSA: increase access to the Schedules Program by the American 
        Red Cross and State and local governments (see S. 2868), 
        S12909 [10DE]
      Red Cross Month: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 311), 
        H4251 [31MR]
  Remarks in House
      American Red Cross Month: observance, H3148 [11MR], E541 [4MR], 
        E708 [18MR]
      Columbus, OH: tribute to American Red Cross Greater Columbus 
        chapter, E970 [23AP]
      Flint, MI: tribute to American Red Cross Genesee-Lapeer chapter 
        award recipients, E1234 [21MY]
      Inland Northwest Chapter: anniversary, E1446 [17JN]
      Lawrence, Dave: American Red Cross Humanitarian of the Year 
        award recipient, H3416 [16MR]
      Miller, Billy Jack: American Red Cross Real Hero Award 
        recipient, H8590 [23JY]
      Nies, Lindsey: American Red Cross Certificate of Merit award 
        recipient, E2006 [24JY]
      Ottawa County, MI: tribute to American Red Cross Ottawa County 
        chapter, E2541 [15OC]
      Prince William County, VA: tribute to American Red Cross award 
        recipients, E848 [1AP]
  Remarks in Senate
      Moore, Andrew: American Red Cross, Bluegrass Chapter Fayette 
        County, KY, Hero of the Year award recipient, S5278 [7MY]
      Red Cross Month: observance, S4055 [31MR]
      Shumway, Tessa: American Red Cross National Disaster Response 
        Preparedness Award recipient, S4168 [1AP]




AMERICAN RED CROSS MONTH

  Remarks in House
      Observance, H3148 [11MR], E541 [4MR], E708 [18MR]




AMERICAN REVOLUTION

  Amendments
      American Battlefield Protection Act: establish battlefield 
        acquisition grant program to acquire and protect nationally 
        significant battlefields and associated sites of the 
        Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 (H.R. 146), S3151, 
        S3152, S3154, S3188, S3189, S3190, S3191 [17MR], S3340, S3361, 
        S3378 [18MR], S3513, S3577 [19MR], H3854 [25MR]
      ------establish battlefield acquisition grant program to acquire 
        and protect nationally significant battlefields and sites of 
        the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 (H.R. 146), 
        consideration (H. Res. 280), H3846 [25MR]
  Bills and resolutions
      American Battlefield Protection Act: establish battlefield 
        acquisition grant program to acquire and protect nationally 
        significant battlefields and associated sites of the 
        Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 (see S. 1168), S6030 
        [3JN] (see H.R. 146), H33 [6JA] (see H.R. 1694), H3834 [24MR]
      ------establish battlefield acquisition grant program to acquire 
        and protect nationally significant battlefields and associated 
        sites of the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 (H.R. 146), 
        consideration (see H. Res. 280), H3833 [24MR]
      Dept. of the Interior: complete a special resource study of the 
        site of the Battle of Camden in South Carolina (see H.R. 284), 
        H70 [7JA]
      ------study suitability and feasibility of designating Camp 
        Security in Springettsbury, PA, as a unit of the National Park 
        System (see H.R. 340), H89 [8JA]
      Historic buildings and sites: mint coins in commemoration of the 
        battlefields of the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 (see 
        H.R. 2001), H4580 [21AP]
      Minute Man National Historical Park: anniversary (see S. Res. 
        275), S9589 [21SE] (see H. Res. 599), H7705 [26JN]
      ------expand boundary to include Barrett's Farm (see H.R. 351), 
        H90 [8JA]
      Monuments and memorials: establish a memorial on Federal land in 
        the District of Columbia to honor free African Americans and 
        slaves who fought during the American Revolution (see S. 
        2738), S11205 [5NO] (see H.R. 4036), H12456 [5NO]
      Poland: recognize anniversary of Soviet and Nazi invasion, 
        strengthen NATO and European Union alliances, and honor 
        historic ties with the U.S. (see H. Res. 715), H9280 [31JY]
      Pulaski, Casimir: confer honorary citizenship (see S.J. Res. 
        12), S2623 [2MR] (see H.J. Res. 26), H2886 [2MR]
      Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic 
        Trail: designate (see H.R. 328), H89 [8JA]
  Cloture motions
      American Battlefield Protection Act: establish battlefield 
        acquisition grant program to acquire and protect nationally 
        significant battlefields and associated sites of the 
        Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 (H.R. 146), motion to 
        proceed, S3096 [12MR], S3109 [16MR]
  Motions
      American Battlefield Protection Act: establish battlefield 
        acquisition grant program to acquire and protect nationally 
        significant battlefields and associated sites of the 
        Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 (H.R. 146), S3096 
        [12MR], S3349, S3350, S3351 [18MR], S3388, S3389 [19MR], H3972 
        [25MR]
  Remarks in House
      American Battlefield Protection Act: establish battlefield 
        acquisition grant program to acquire and protect nationally 
        significant battlefields and associated sites of the 
        Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 (H.R. 146), H2880-H2882 
        [2MR]
      ------establish battlefield acquisition grant program to acquire 
        and protect nationally significant battlefields and associated 
        sites of the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 (H.R. 146), 
        Senate amendments, H3751, H3753, H3754, H3756 [24MR], H3854-
        H3985 [25MR], E785 [26MR], E820 [31MR]
      ------establish battlefield acquisition grant program to acquire 
        and protect nationally significant battlefields and associated 
        sites of the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 (H.R. 
        1694), H4528-H4530 [21AP]
      ------establish battlefield acquisition grant program to acquire 
        and protect nationally significant battlefields and sites of 
        the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 (H.R. 146), 
        consideration (H. Res. 280), H3840-H3847 [25MR]
      Bartow County, GA: anniversary of DAR Etowah chapter, H5174 
        [6MY]
      Declaration of Independence: historical significance of 
        sacrifices made and persecutions suffered by signers, H7693 
        [26JN]
      General Arnold (vessel): tribute to crew's efforts during 
        American Revolution, E1551 [24JN]
      Historic Yellow Springs (organization): anniversary, E2270 
        [15SE]
      Lexington, MO: tribute to Lafayette-Lexington DAR chapter, E1727 
        [10JY]
      Minute Man National Historical Park: anniversary (H. Res. 599), 
        H9758-H9760 [22SE], E1624 [26JN]
      Pulaski, Casimir: confer honorary citizenship (H.J. Res. 26), 
        H10545-H10550 [7OC], E2518 [14OC]
      Trenton, NJ: anniversary of tenure as U.S. Capital, E3056 [17DE]
  Remarks in Senate
      American Battlefield Protection Act: establish battlefield 
        acquisition grant program to acquire and protect nationally 
        significant battlefields and associated sites of the 
        Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 (H.R. 146), S2778 [4MR], 
        S2779 [5MR], S3141-S3144, S3146, S3149-S3154 [17MR], S3335, 
        S3338-S3344, S3348-S3352, S3361, S3363 [18MR], S3385-S3514 
        [19MR], S3604 [23MR], S3778 [25MR], S3982 [30MR]
      ------establish battlefield acquisition grant program to acquire 
        and protect nationally significant battlefields and associated 
        sites of the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 (H.R. 146), 
        motion to proceed, S3096 [12MR], S3097, S3101, S3106-S3109 
        [16MR], S3123, S3130, S3136-S3141 [17MR]
      Depts. of the Interior and Agriculture: protect scientists and 
        visitors on public lands from unfair penalties for collecting 
        insignificant rocks not meant for resale, S3340 [18MR], S3389 
        [19MR]
      Minute Man National Historical Park: anniversary (S. Res. 275), 
        S9590 [21SE]
      Monuments and memorials: establish a memorial on Federal land in 
        the District of Columbia to honor free African Americans and 
        slaves who fought during the American Revolution (S. 2738), 
        S11216 [5NO]
      OMB: require all Federal agencies to issue an annual report 
        detailing property owned by the agency and the ownership cost 
        to taxpayers, S3341 [18MR], S3386-S3388 [19MR]
      Pulaski, Casimir: confer honorary citizenship (H.J. Res. 26), 
        S10708, S10709 [22OC]
      ------confer honorary citizenship (S.J. Res. 12), S2645 [2MR]
      Rhode Island: observance of Gaspee Day, S6358 [9JN]
  Reports filed
      Consideration of Senate Amendments to H.R. 146, Omnibus Public 
        Land Management Act: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 280) 
        (H. Rept. 111-51), H3833 [24MR]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 280, consideration of Senate amendments to H.R. 146, 
        Revolutionary War and War of 1812 Battlefield Protection Act, 
        H3840 [25MR]
      H. Res. 599, Minute Man National Historical Park anniversary, 
        H9758 [22SE]
      H.J. Res. 26, confer honorary citizenship to Casimir Pulaski, 
        H10545 [7OC]
      H.R. 146, Revolutionary War and War of 1812 Battlefield 
        Protection Act, H2880 [2MR]
      H.R. 1694, Revolutionary War and War of 1812 Battlefield 
        Protection Act, H4528 [21AP]
      S. Res. 275, Minute Man National Historical Park anniversary, 
        S9590 [21SE]
      S.J. Res. 12, confer honorary citizenship to Casimir Pulaski, 
        S2645 [2MR]
  Tributes
      Hale, Nathan, H7693 [26JN]




AMERICAN RIGHTS AT WORK (organization)

  Affidavits
      Check-signing authority and control of lobbying or campaign 
        expenditures while serving as board member and treasurer of 
        American Rights at Work (organization): Representative Solis, 
        S2401 [24FE]




AMERICAN SAIL TRAINING ASSOCIATION

  Bills and resolutions
      Tribute (see S. Res. 158), S5820 [21MY] (see H. Res. 197), H2874 
        [26FE]
  Texts of
      S. Res. 158, tribute, S5876 [21MY]




AMERICAN SAMOA

  Bills and resolutions
      Air pollution: include American Samoa, Guam, the Northern 
        Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands in 
        certain efforts to reduce diesel emissions (see H.R. 2386), 
        H5580 [13MY]
      Armed Forces: increase the number of appointees to military 
        service academies from the Northern Mariana Islands and 
        American Samoa (see H.R. 935), H1156 [10FE]
      Capitol Building and Grounds: permit placement of statues 
        honoring a citizen of each U.S. territory in National Statuary 
        Hall (see H.R. 2791), H6537 [10JN]
      Dept. of the Interior: subsidize sellers and buyers of fish 
        directly delivered to American Samoa from vessels with U.S. 
        fisheries endorsements that manufacture for the U.S. (see H.R. 
        3583), H9670 [16SE]
      Disasters: express condolences for loss of life and injuries 
        caused by earthquakes, tsunami, and typhoons in the South 
        Pacific and Southeast Asia, and support relief efforts to 
        survivors (see S. Res. 305), S10162 [6OC]
      ------express condolences for loss of life and injuries caused 
        by earthquakes and tsunami in American Samoa and Samoa and 
        support relief efforts to survivors (see H. Res. 816), H11166 
        [8OC]
      Federal Water Pollution Control Act: reserve funding for 
        American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, and the 
        Virgin Islands (see H.R. 1889), H4519 [2AP]
      High Court of American Samoa: confer certain Federal 
        jurisdiction (see H.R. 2789), H6537 [10JN]
      Medicaid: provide payment parity for certain territories (see 
        H.R. 2680), H6154 [3JN]
      ------remove cap on payments and adjust statutory matching rate 
        for certain territories (see H.R. 92), H31 [6JA]
      Safe Drinking Water Act: increase percentage of State revolving 
        loan funds reserved for American Samoa, the Northern Mariana 
        Islands, Guam, and the Virgin Islands (see H.R. 1890), H4519 
        [2AP]
      SSI: authorize extension to American Samoa (see H.R. 2186), 
        H5060 [30AP]
      ------authorize extension to American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, 
        and the Virgin Islands (see H.R. 2582), H6010 [21MY]
      Taxation: extend eligibility under new markets tax credit for 
        community development entities created or organized in 
        American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Puerto 
        Rico, and the Virgin Islands (see H.R. 473), H194 [13JA]
      Territories: treat American Samoa and the Northern Mariana 
        Islands as States for certain criminal justice programs (see 
        H.R. 3353), H8873 [27JY]
  Letters
      Express condolences to families of victims of tsunami in 
        American Samoa: Abdulaziz Kamilov, Uzbek Ambassador to the 
        U.S., E2447 [6OC]
      ------Bela Szombati, Hungarian Ambassador to the U.S., E2447 
        [6OC]
      ------Chung Sye Kyun, Republic of Korea Democratic Party 
        President, E2440 [2OC]
      ------Dennis Richardson, Australian Ambassador to the U.S., 
        E2448 [6OC]
      ------Dessima W. Williams, Grenadan Ambassador to the U.S., 
        E2448 [6OC]
      ------Erlan Idrissov, Kazakhstan Ambassador to the U.S., E2439 
        [2OC]
      ------Grenadan Mission to the U.N., E2447 [6OC]
      ------H.E. Marlene Moses, Nauruan Ambassador to the U.S., E2447 
        [6OC]
      ------Han Duk-soo, Republic of Korea Ambassador to the U.S., 
        E2440 [2OC]
      ------Ichiro Fujisaki, Japanese Ambassador to the U.S., E2510 
        [13OC]
      ------Jason C. Yuan, Taiwanese Economic and Cultural 
        Representative to the U.S., E2448 [6OC]
      ------Johnson Toribiong, President of Palau, E2448 [6OC]
      ------Kanat Saudabayev, Kazakhstan Sec. of State and Foreign 
        Affairs, E2439 [2OC]
      ------Kasit Piromya, Thai Minister of Foreign Affairs, E2556 
        [15OC]
      ------Kevin Rudd, Prime Minister of Australia, E2448 [6OC]
      ------Kim Wan-Joo, Governor of Jeollabuk-do Province, Republic 
        of Korea, E2589 [21OC]
      ------Myung-Hwan Yu, South Korean Minister of Foreign Affairs 
        and Trade, E2510 [13OC]
      ------Rona Meleisea, Samoa Permanent Mission to the U.S. Charge 
        d'Affaires, E2440 [2OC]
      ------Seung Youn Kim, Hanwha Group (company), E2626 [23OC]
      ------Sudjadnan Parnohadiningrat, Indonesian Ambassador to the 
        U.S., E2447 [6OC]
      ------Tom Beanal, Herman Awom, and Thaha Mohammad Alhamid, 
        Papuan Presidium Council, E2552 [15OC]
      ------Winston Thompson, Fiji Ambassador to the U.S., E2440 [2OC]
      ------Yang Jiechi, Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs, E2447 
        [6OC]
      ------Zhou Wenzhong, China Ambassador to the U.S., E2440 [2OC]
  Remarks in House
      Dept. of the Interior: extend grants and other assistance to 
        facilitate a political status public education program for 
        Guam, American Samoa, and the Virgin Islands (H.R. 3940), 
        H13533 [7DE], E2644 [27OC]
      Disasters: express condolences for loss of life and injuries 
        caused by earthquakes and tsunami in American Samoa and Samoa 
        and support relief efforts to survivors (H. Res. 816), H11313-
        H11317, H11359 [14OC], E2535 [14OC], E2556 [15OC]
      ------express condolences for loss of life and injuries caused 
        by tsunami and assist affected people and communities, H10073, 
        H10075, H10137-H10139 [30SE], E2410, E2411, E2430 [1OC], E2451 
        [6OC]
      ------tribute to assistance to people and communities affected 
        by tsunami, E2665 [29OC]
      Federal employees: transition personnel in nonforeign areas 
        eligible to receive cost-of-living allowance to locality pay, 
        H7164, H7165 [24JN]
      Federal Water Pollution Control Act: reserve funding for 
        American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, and the 
        Virgin Islands (H.R. 1889), E887 [2AP]
      Medicaid: provide payment parity for certain territories (H.R. 
        2680), E1301 [3JN]
      Safe Drinking Water Act: increase percentage of State revolving 
        loan funds reserved for American Samoa, the Northern Mariana 
        Islands, Guam, and the Virgin Islands (H.R. 1890), E887 [2AP]
      SSI: authorize extension to American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, 
        and the Virgin Islands (H.R. 2582), E1248 [21MY]
      Taxation: extend eligibility under new markets tax credit for 
        community development entities created or organized in 
        American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Puerto 
        Rico, and the Virgin Islands (H.R. 473), E76 [13JA]
      Vietnam: condemn Government for refusing to pay damages in court 
        ruling on human trafficking and abusive conditions at the 
        Daewoosa factory, H6665 [12JN]
  Remarks in Senate
      Disasters: express condolences for loss of life and injuries 
        caused by earthquakes, tsunami, and typhoons in the South 
        Pacific and Southeast Asia, and support relief efforts to 
        survivors (S. Res. 305), S10167 [6OC]
      ------express condolences for loss of life and injuries caused 
        by tsunami and assist affected people and communities, S9962 
        [30SE]
  Reports filed
      Dept. of the Interior Grants and Other Assistance Extention To 
        Facilitate a Political Status Public Education Program for 
        Guam, American Samoa, and the Virgin Islands: Committee on 
        Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 3940) (H. Rept. 111-357), 
        H13549 [7DE]
  Statements
      Express Condolences to Families of Victims of Tsunami in 
        American Samoa: Representative Berman, E2511 [13OC]
      ------Representative Hoyer, E2511 [13OC]
      ------Speaker Pelosi, E2510 [13OC]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 816, express condolences for loss of life and injuries 
        caused by earthquakes and tsunami in American Samoa and Samoa 
        and support relief efforts to survivors, H11313 [14OC]
      H.R. 3940, Dept. of the Interior grants and other assistance 
        extension to facilitate a political status public education 
        program for Guam, American Samoa, and the Virgin Islands, 
        H13533 [7DE]
      S. Res. 305, express condolences for loss of life and injuries 
        caused by earthquakes, tsunami, and typhoons in the South 
        Pacific and Southeast Asia, and support relief efforts to 
        survivors, S10165, S10167 [6OC]
  Tributes
      Faleomavaega, Delegate, H11359 [14OC]




AMERICAN SAMOA PROTECTION OF INDUSTRY, RESOURCES, AND EMPLOYMENT 
    (ASPIRE) ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 3583), H9670 [16SE]




AMERICAN SHIPPING REINVESTMENT ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see S. 1610), S8993 [6AU] (see H.R. 2542), H6008 [21MY]
  Remarks in Senate
      Enact (S. 1610), S9010 [6AU]
  Texts of
      S. 1610, provisions, S9011 [6AU]




AMERICAN SMALL BUSINESS INNOVATION ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 3684), H10407 [30SE]




AMERICAN SOCIETY OF COMPOSERS, AUTHORS AND PUBLISHERS

  Press releases
      Marilyn Bergman To Step Down as President and Chairman of ASCAP 
        After 15 Years, S4956 [30AP]




AMERICAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS

  Bills and resolutions
      Codes and standards development: anniversary (see S. Res. 179), 
        S6364 [9JN]
  Remarks in Senate
      Codes and standards development: anniversary (S. Res. 179), 
        S6391 [9JN], S6420 [10JN]
  Texts of
      S. Res. 179, American Society of Mechanical Engineers codes and 
        standards development anniversary, S6387, S6391 [9JN]




AMERICAN SOCIETY OF NEWSPAPER EDITORS

  Letters
      Fallen Hero Commemoration Act, H1641 [23FE]




AMERICAN SOLUTIONS (organization)

  Statements
      12 American Solutions for Jobs & Prosperity, H2914 [3MR]




AMERICAN SPECTATOR (publication)

  Articles and editorials
      Are There Obamashares in Your Future?, S6876 [22JN]
      Obama's Enemies List, H11769 [26OC]
      Republicans Looking for a Modern Inspiration? Jack Kemp's Life 
        Provides Ideas, E1203 [19MY]




AMERICAN SPEECH-LANGUAGE-HEARING ASSOCIATION

  Bills and resolutions
      Office of Multicultural Affairs: anniversary (see H. Res. 913), 
        H13266 [18NO]
  Remarks in House
      Dept. of Education: ensure all new construction and renovation 
        of public educational facilities meets appropriate acoustical 
        standards, E1160 [14MY]




AMERICAN STEEL FIRST ACT

  Remarks in House
      Enact (H.R. 595), E208 [4FE]




AMERICAN STROKE ASSOCIATION

  Statements
      Health Care Delivery System Reform, S4139 [1AP]




AMERICAN TAXPAYER AND WESTERN AREA POWER ADMINISTRATION FIRM POWER 
    CUSTOMER PROTECTION ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 4027), H12456 [5NO]
  Remarks in House
      Enact (H.R. 4027), E2726 [5NO]




AMERICAN THEATER FESTIVAL (organization)

  Remarks in House
      Bikel, Theodore: National Jewish Theater/American Theater 
        Festival Creative Leadership Award recipient, E160 [28JA]




AMERICAN TREE FARM SYSTEM

  Remarks in Senate
      Barrs, Earl and Wanda: American Tree Farm System National 
        Outstanding Tree Farmers of the Year Award recipients, S10199 
        [7OC]




AMERICAN TRUCKING ASSOCIATION

  Letters
      Maine commercial truck highway safety demonstration program, 
        S9539 [17SE]




AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF AFGHANISTAN

  Remarks in Senate
      Tribute, S11484 [18NO]




AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF BEIRUT

  Remarks in House
      American University of Beirut Medical Center: tribute to 
        designation as magnet facility by American Nurses 
        Credentialing Center, E2855 [1DE]




AMERICAN VETERANS FOR EQUAL RIGHTS, INC.

  Remarks in House
      Chicago, IL: participation of chapter in salute to lesbian, gay, 
        bisexual, and transgender veterans, E2015 [27JY]




AMERICAN VETERINARY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION

  Bills and resolutions
      National Dog Bite Prevention Week: observe and adopt and 
        implement effective dog bite injury prevention programs to 
        protect Postal Service employees (see H. Res. 355), H4687 
        [22AP]




AMERICAN WIND ENERGY ASSOCIATION

  Letters
      Dept. of Energy wind energy research funding, S8252 [29JY]




AMERICAN YOUTH HOSTELS, INC.

  Remarks in House
      Hostelling International USA (organization): anniversary, E30 
        [7JA], E83 [14JA], E121 [22JA], E1232 [21MY], E1368 [10JN], 
        E1807 [16JY]
  Remarks in Senate
      Hostelling International USA (organization): anniversary, S716 
        [21JA], S1677 [5FE], S4304 [2AP]




AMERICANS FOR PEACE NOW (organization)

  Tables
      Summary of concerns regarding H.R. 2194, Iran Refined Petroleum 
        Sanctions Act, H14931 [15DE]




AMERICANS FOR TRANSPORTATION MOBILITY (organization)

  Letters
      Restore funds to the Highway Trust Fund, S8517 [30JY]
      Transportation, water, and sewer system projects funding, S1381 
        [3FE]




AMERICANS SUPPORTING AMERICANS (organization)

  Remarks in House
      Leander, TX: tribute to Greater Leander Chamber of Commerce 
        participation in the Americans Supporting Americans 
        (organization) Adopt-a-Unit program, E2112 [31JY]
      ------tribute to participation in the Americans Supporting 
        Americans (organization) Adopt-a-Unit program, E2110 [31JY]
      Round Rock, TX: tribute to participation in the Americans 
        Supporting Americans (organization) Adopt-a-Unit program, 
        E2114 [31JY]




AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

  Amendments
      Discrimination: clarify that a discriminatory compensation 
        decision or other practice that is unlawful occurs each time 
        compensation is paid pursuant to the compensation decision or 
        other practice (S. 181), S588, S628, S629 [15JA], S656 [16JA], 
        S696, S697, S710, S711, S727, S728, S729 [21JA], S741, S745, 
        S753, S772, S792 [22JA]
  Bills and resolutions
      Disabled: provide certified trainers of service animals access 
        to the same public transportation and public accommodations 
        afforded disabled persons with service animals (see H.R. 
        4378), H15500 [16DE]
      Discrimination: clarify that a discriminatory compensation 
        decision or other practice that is unlawful occurs each time 
        compensation is paid pursuant to the compensation decision or 
        other practice (see S. 181), S211 [8JA] (see H.R. 11), H27 
        [6JA]
      ------clarify that a discriminatory compensation decision or 
        other practice that is unlawful occurs each time compensation 
        is paid pursuant to the compensation decision or other 
        practice (S. 181), consideration (see H. Res. 87), H525 [26JA]
      ------require a plaintiff to provide a defendant with an 
        opportunity to voluntarily correct a violation prior to 
        commencing civil action (see H.R. 2397), H5581 [13MY]
      Supreme Court: anniversary of Olmstead v. L.C. affirming the 
        right of disabled individuals to live in community settings 
        rather than in institutions (see S. Res. 201), S6938 [23JN]
  Cloture motions
      Discrimination: clarify that a discriminatory compensation 
        decision or other practice that is unlawful occurs each time 
        compensation is paid pursuant to the compensation decision or 
        other practice (S. 181), motion to proceed, S349 [13JA], S559 
        [15JA]
  Letters
      Fair Pay Act: several business organizations, S773 [22JA]
  Motions
      Discrimination: clarify that a discriminatory compensation 
        decision or other practice that is unlawful occurs each time 
        compensation is paid pursuant to the compensation decision or 
        other practice (S. 181), S349 [13JA], S758, S759 [22JA], H554 
        [27JA]
  Remarks in House
      Discrimination: clarify that a discriminatory compensation 
        decision or other practice that is unlawful occurs each time 
        compensation is paid pursuant to the compensation decision or 
        other practice (H.R. 11), H41 [7JA], H75, H83 [8JA], H94, 
        H113-H124, H132 [9JA], E67 [13JA], E999 [28AP]
      ------clarify that a discriminatory compensation decision or 
        other practice that is unlawful occurs each time compensation 
        is paid pursuant to the compensation decision or other 
        practice (S. 181), H546-H556 [27JA], H2983 [5MR], H12988 
        [16NO], E170 [28JA], E198 [4FE]
      ------clarify that a discriminatory compensation decision or 
        other practice that is unlawful occurs each time compensation 
        is paid pursuant to the compensation decision or other 
        practice (S. 181), consideration (H. Res. 87), H532-H535 
        [27JA]
      ------clarify that a discriminatory compensation decision or 
        other practice that is unlawful occurs each time compensation 
        is paid pursuant to the compensation decision or other 
        practice (S. 181), motion to commit, H554, H555 [27JA]
      Supreme Court: anniversary of Olmstead v. L.C. decision 
        affirming the right of disabled individuals to live in 
        community settings rather than in institutions, E1612 [26JN]
  Remarks in Senate
      Anniversary, S8121-S8124 [27JY]
      Discrimination: allow the defense in discriminatory compensation 
        cases to base such defense on waiver of a right, estoppel, or 
        laches doctrine, S696 [21JA], S749, S753, S754, S756 [22JA]
      ------clarify that a discriminatory compensation decision or 
        other practice that is unlawful occurs each time compensation 
        is paid pursuant to the compensation decision or other 
        practice (S. 181), S228, S238 [8JA], S239 [9JA], S588, S589 
        [15JA], S646 [16JA], S693-S712 [21JA], S733-S737, S739-S776 
        [22JA], S803, S823 [26JA], S6699 [17JN]
      ------clarify that a discriminatory compensation decision or 
        other practice that is unlawful occurs each time compensation 
        is paid pursuant to the compensation decision or other 
        practice (S. 181), motion to proceed, S349 [13JA], S357-S366, 
        S375 [14JA], S402, S418, S557-S559 [15JA]
      ------clarify that a discriminatory compensation decision or 
        other practice that is unlawful occurs each time compensation 
        is paid pursuant to the compensation decision or other 
        practice (S. 181), unanimous-consent agreement, S380 [14JA], 
        S732 [21JA]
      ------ensure that only those who directly experience 
        discrimination are eligible to file discriminatory 
        compensation suits, S749-S753, S758, S759 [22JA]
      ------limit discriminatory compensation decisions to pay 
        discrimination, S697 [21JA], S749, S754, S756, S758 [22JA]
      ------prohibit retroactive claims for certain discriminatory 
        compensation decisions, S745, S751, S760, S761, S764 [22JA]
      Supreme Court: anniversary of Olmstead v. L.C. affirming the 
        right of disabled individuals to live in community settings 
        rather than in institutions (S. Res. 201), S6955, S6956 [23JN]
  Reports filed
      Consideration of S. 181, Fair Pay Act: Committee on Rules 
        (House) (H. Res. 87) (H. Rept. 111-5), H525 [26JA]
  Statements
      Fair Pay Act: Senator Specter, S754 [22JA]
      Title VII ``Fairness'' Act, S. 3209, Allows Pay Discrimination 
        To Continue: National Women's Law Center, S708 [21JA]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 87, consideration of S. 181, Fair Pay Act, H532 [27JA]
      H.R. 11, Fair Pay Act, H113 [9JA]
      S. 181, Fair Pay Act, S775 [22JA], H546 [27JA]
      S. Res. 201, Olmstead v. L.C. Supreme Court decision anniversary 
        affirming the right of disabled individuals to live in 
        community settings rather than in institutions, S6947, S6956 
        [23JN]




AMERICARE HEALTH CARE ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 193), H35 [6JA]
  Remarks in House
      Enact (H.R. 193), E22 [6JA]
  Summaries
      Provisions (H.R. 193), E23 [6JA]




AMERICA'S AFFORDABLE HEALTH CHOICES ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 3200), H8099 [14JY]
  Letters
      National policy to provide health care and reform insurance 
        procedures: Haley Barbour, Governor of Mississippi, S10006 
        [1OC], E2473, E2474 [8OC]
  Petitions and memorials
      Rosenberg-Richmond, TX, Area Chamber of Commerce: national 
        policy to provide health care and reform insurance procedures, 
        H8949 [28JY]
      Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce, Inc.: national policy to provide 
        health care and reform insurance procedures, H8683 [23JY]
  Remarks in House
      Budget: deficit, H8579, H8580 [22JY]
      Congress: evaluation of economic policies, H9413 [10SE]
      Dept. of the Treasury: allow waiver of tax penalties for failure 
        to disclose reportable transactions, H9319, H9321 [8SE]
      Enact (H.R. 3200), H8030, H8031, H8032, H8033, H8034, H8050, 
        H8065, H8069, H8071-H8092 [14JY], H8103, H8104, H8105, H8106, 
        H8160, H8162, H8163, H8170-H8183 [15JY], H8187, H8188, H8189, 
        H8190, H8191, H8270, H8273-H8287, H8294, H8298 [16JY], H8305, 
        H8306, H8307, H8310, H8313, H8343, H8345, H8348-H8353 [17JY], 
        H8395-H8403, H8407, H8408 [20JY], H8411, H8412, H8416, H8418, 
        H8419, H8420, H8421, H8422, H8423, H8424, H8425, H8426, H8427, 
        H8428, H8429, H8430, H8431, H8432, H8433, H8436, H8437, H8438, 
        H8439, H8440, H8441, H8442, H8443, H8444, H8454, H8469, H8474, 
        H8475, H8486, H8488-H8493 [21JY], H8498, H8499, H8500, H8501, 
        H8558-H8583 [22JY], H8588, H8589, H8590, H8591, H8682, H8683, 
        H8684, H8686, H8689, H8692-H8705 [23JY], H8711, H8712, H8713, 
        H8753, H8794, H8796, H8798, H8803 [24JY], H8811, H8813, H8849-
        H8852, H8854-H8869 [27JY], H8877, H8879, H8880, H8881, H8882, 
        H8883, H8884, H8885, H8886, H8887, H8888, H8889, H8890, H8891, 
        H8892, H8893, H8894, H8895, H8896, H8897, H8898, H8899, H8900, 
        H8901, H8902, H8903, H8904, H8905, H8906, H8907, H8908, H8909, 
        H8910, H8911, H8948, H8951-H8957 [28JY], H8964, H8965, H8966, 
        H8967, H9041-H9049 [29JY], H9059, H9060, H9061, H9062, H9166, 
        H9167, H9173-H9190, H9199-H9203 [30JY], H9209, H9210, H9211, 
        H9247, H9252-H9256, H9261, H9264-H9272 [31JY], H9286, H9287, 
        H9303, H9304, H9308, H9311, H9319-H9332 [8SE], H9345, H9346, 
        H9347, H9348, H9349, H9350 [9SE], H9399, H9400, H9401, H9406, 
        H9407, H9411-H9415, H9416, H9422-H9439 [10SE], H9446, H9447, 
        H9465, H9469, H9470, H9481-H9485 [14SE], H9493-H9496, H9497, 
        H9498, H9499, H9500, H9501, H9530-H9534, H9542-H9546 [15SE], 
        H9555, H9556, H9557, H9638-H9646, H9652 [16SE], H9674, H9675, 
        H9702, H9706, H9708-H9726 [17SE], H9742, H9780-H9784, H9786, 
        H9790-H9794, H9796-H9802 [22SE], H9809, H9810, H9811, H9812, 
        H9873, H9875-H9890 [23SE], H9902, H9903, H9910, H9911, H9919-
        H9924, H9953-H9960 [24SE], H9963, H9964, H9979 [25SE], H10001, 
        H10044, H10046 [29SE], H10075, H10076, H10077, H10123, H10124, 
        H10127, H10130-H10137, H10139-H10147, H10149, H10150, H10402-
        H10406 [30SE], H10412, H10436, H10437, H10438, H10440-H10452 
        [1OC], H10461, H10464, H10465, H10491, H10492, H10494-H10500 
        [6OC], H10523, H10524, H10526, H10527, H11080, H11082, H11083, 
        H11085-H11092 [7OC], H11114, H11115, H11143, H11144, H11145, 
        H11148, H11150-H11156, H11161-H11163 [8OC], H11175, H11268, 
        H11269, H11272-H11279, H11281, H11285-H11296 [13OC], H11302, 
        H11303, H11304, H11362-H11381 [14OC], H11386, H11387, H11388, 
        H11389, H11434, H11437-H11449 [15OC], H11465, H11466, H11483, 
        H11484, H11496-H11500 [20OC], H11520, H11521, H11522, H11523, 
        H11557, H11558, H11561-H11579 [21OC], H11583, H11585, H11586, 
        H11685-H11705 [22OC], H11715, H11716, H11717, H11726, H11728, 
        H11729, H11734 [23OC], H11742, H11763, H11764, H11768, H11769, 
        H11777-H11788 [26OC], H11794, H11795, H11796, H11797, H11798, 
        H11799, H11800, H11801, H11802, H11803, H11804, H11805, 
        H11806, H11807, H11808, H11809, H11810, H11811, H11812, 
        H11813, H11814, H11815, H11816, H11817, H11818, H11819, 
        H11820, H11821, H11822, H11823, H11833, H11836-H11866 [27OC], 
        H11983, H11984, H11985, H11986, H12012, H12013-H12016, H12018-
        H12034 [28OC], E1862 [21JY], E1971 [24JY], E2039 [28JY], 
        E2130, E2151, E2155, E2176 [31JY], E2225 [9SE], E2466, E2468, 
        E2471, E2473, E2476, E2478, E2481 [8OC], E2641 [27OC], E2650 
        [28OC]
      Health: emergency health services furnished to undocumented 
        aliens funding, H8306 [17JY], H9412 [10SE]
      ------establish health savings accounts for all citizens, H11577 
        [21OC]
      ------impact of increased medical device taxes or fees on 
        research and development, competition, and viability of 
        domestic orthopedic industry, H11809 [27OC]
      ------improve access to health care services and provide 
        improved medical care by reducing the excessive burden the 
        liability system places on the health care delivery system, 
        H8065 [14JY]
      ------improve palliative and end-of-life care provided to 
        patients with life-threatening conditions, H9261 [31JY]
      ------national policy to provide health care and reform 
        insurance procedures impact on job creation, H8576, H8577, 
        H8581 [22JY], H8886 [28JY]
      ------prohibit Federal funding of abortions under any national 
        health care plan, H8104 [15JY], H8281-H8287 [16JY], H8571, 
        H8572 [22JY], H8590, H8701 [23JY]
      ------reduce health care and insurance costs through medical 
        malpractice tort reform, H8907 [28JY], H11293, H11294 [13OC], 
        H11377 [14OC], H11565-H11567 [21OC], H11779, H11780, H11782 
        [26OC], E2151 [31JY]
      ------require immigrants applying for Federal health care 
        benefits to present documentation proving citizenship and 
        identity, H9185 [30JY], H9881, H9883, H9884, H9889 [23SE]
      ------restore reliability to the medical justice system by 
        fostering alternatives to medical tort litigation, H8885 
        [28JY]
      ------urge Members of Congress favoring a public, federally-run 
        health insurance option to forgo participation in Federal 
        Employees Health Benefits Program and agree to enroll in such 
        option, H8440 [21JY]
      Health care facilities: prohibit physician ownership in new 
        hospitals and limit the growth of existing physician-owned 
        hospitals, H8559 [22JY]
      House of Representatives: legislative priorities, H11821 [27OC]
      ------legislative process, H9328 [8SE]
      Independent Medicare Advisory Council: establish, H9252 [31JY]
      Insurance: establish that insurance documents issued to the 
        public must be written clearly, H8491 [21JY]
      ------require public eligibility to be confirmed under Income 
        Eligibility Verification System, H11366 [14OC]
      Medicaid: increase price transparency of hospital information 
        and provide for additional research on consumer information on 
        charges and out-of-pocket costs, H11379 [14OC]
      Medicare: combat waste, fraud, and abuse, H11575 [21OC], H12021, 
        H12022 [28OC]
      ------create a value indexing mechanism for the physician work 
        component of the physician fee schedule, H8492 [21JY]
      ------eliminate waste, fraud, and abuse, H11293 [13OC]
      ------funding, H11697-H11699 [22OC]
      ------home health services funding, H11715 [23OC], E2225 [9SE]
      ------improve fairness and reduce regional inequities in 
        reimbursement payments to providers, H8033 [14JY], H8438, 
        H8490, H8492 [21JY], E2155 [31JY]
      ------Medicare Advantage program funding, H8431 [21JY], H11522 
        [21OC], H11821, H11822 [27OC]
      ------modify physician reimbursement policies to ensure a future 
        physician workforce, H11574, H11575 [21OC]
      ------preventative services insurance coverage, H11699 [22OC]
      Mental health: require equity in the provision of mental health 
        and substance-related disorder benefits under group health 
        plans, H8105 [15JY], H8877, H8906 [28JY], H10524 [7OC], E2039 
        [28JY]
      Minorities: improve health of minority individuals, H8850 [27JY]
      Obama, President: evaluation of economic policies, H9500 [15SE], 
        H9720-H9722 [17SE], H9947 [24SE]
      Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc.: prohibit Federal 
        family planning funding, H10146, H10147 [30SE]
      Republican Party: allegations of censorship relative to block of 
        Republican mailing on H.R. 3200, provisions, H8682, H8683, 
        H8684, H8686 [23JY], H8854-H8859 [27JY], H8888, H8909 [28JY]
      Small business: health insurance premium rates, H11522 [21OC], 
        H11809, H11810 [27OC], H12012 [28OC], H13127-H13129 [18NO]
      ------impact, H9499 [15SE]
      ------provide quality, affordable health insurance for small 
        employers and individuals, H10494, H10497 [6OC]
      Syniverse Technologies, Inc.: tribute to health clinic and 
        wellness initiative, H8881 [28JY]
      Taxation: provide credits to small businesses and their 
        employees for health insurance coverage, H8306 [17JY]
      ------rates, H8066 [14JY], H8895 [28JY], H10412 [1OC]
      Territories: eligibility of residents for health care 
        affordability credits, H9446 [14SE]
      Unemployment: rates, H8163 [15JY], H8191 [16JY], H8429 [21JY]
  Remarks in Senate
      Enact (H.R. 3200), S7575-S7577 [15JY]
      Small business: health insurance premium rates, S11444-S11451 
        [18NO]
      Taxation: rates, S7575-S7577 [15JY]
  Reports filed
      Provisions: Committee on Education and Labor (House) (H.R. 3200) 
        (H. Rept. 111-299), H11383 [14OC]
      ------Committee on Energy and Commerce (House) (H.R. 3200) (H. 
        Rept. 111-299), H11383 [14OC]
      ------Committee on Ways and Means (House) (H.R. 3200) (H. Rept. 
        111-299), H11383 [14OC]
  Statements
      Provisions: Several Physicians, Nurses, and Community Activists, 
        E2072 [29JY]
  Testimonies
      Medicare Reimbursement Formula Improvement: Erin Murphy, E2156 
        [31JY]
      ------Maria Rudd, E2157 [31JY]
      ------Shane Davis, E2157 [31JY]
      ------Thomas Huntley, E2156 [31JY]




AMERICA'S HEALTHY FUTURE ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see S. 1796), S10520 [19OC]
  Remarks in Senate
      Enact (S. 1796), S11264 [9NO], S13694 [21DE]
  Reports filed
      Provisions: Committee on Finance (Senate) (S. 1796) (S. Rept. 
        111-89), S10520 [19OC]




AMERICA'S LIFE LINE FOUNDATION

  Remarks in House
      Tribute to Our Troops event: tribute, H13115 [18NO]




AMERICA'S LOW-CARBON FUEL STANDARD ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see S. 1095), S5700 [20MY]
  Remarks in Senate
      Enact (S. 1095), S5704-S5706 [20MY]
  Texts of
      S. 1095, provisions, S5711 [20MY]




AMERICAS MAJORITY (organization)

  Letters
      Agricultural Job Opportunities, Benefits, and Security (AgJobs) 
        Act, S5518 [14MY]




AMERICA'S PROMISE ALLIANCE

  Remarks in House
      Abington Township, PA: inclusion in America's Promise Alliance 
        list of 100 Best Communities for Young People, E974 [27AP]




AMERICA'S RED ROCK WILDERNESS ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see S. 799), S4310 [2AP]
  Remarks in Senate
      Enact (S. 799), S4344-S4349 [2AP]
  Texts of
      S. 799, provisions, S4345-S4349 [2AP]




AMERICA'S SPIRITUAL HERITAGE WEEK

  Bills and resolutions
      Designate (see H. Res. 397), H5096 [4MY]
  Remarks in House
      Designate (H. Res. 397), H5276 [6MY]




AMERICORPS  see Corporation for National and Community Service




AMERICORPS WEEK

  Remarks in House
      Observance, H5587 [14MY]




AMES, IA

  Remarks in House
      Chiou, Lawrence: tribute to participation at the Massachusetts 
        Institute of Technology and Center for Excellence in Education 
        Research Science Institute, E1337 [8JN]
      de Baca, Mary: Iowa State University Advancing One Community 
        Award recipient, E128 [22JA]
      Dennis, Kelsey: Library of Congress Letters About Literature 
        competition winner, E2103 [31JY]
      Greenbowe, Thomas: Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of 
        Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of 
        Education Iowa Professor of the Year Award recipient, E186 
        [3FE]
      Harms, Dean: Ames (IA) Tribune Unsung Hero award recipient, 
        E2307 [17SE]
      Iowa State University: anniversary of Office of Biotechnology, 
        E1036 [30AP]
      Mongin, Judith: National Board for Professional Teaching 
        Standards National Board Certification recipient, E242 [11FE]
      Parsons, Jennifer: National Board for Professional Teaching 
        Standards National Board Certification recipient, E243 [11FE]
      Remsburg, Dawn: National Board for Professional Teaching 
        Standards National Board Certification recipient, E241 [11FE]
      Ringlee, Steve: Ames (IA) Tribune Citizen of the Year award 
        recipient, E2305 [17SE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Dept. of Agriculture: National Animal Disease Center funding, 
        S8727 [4AU]
      Iowa State University: tribute to Iowa State University Museums 
        for earning formal accreditation by the American Association 
        of Museums, S10359 [13OC]




AMES (IA) TRIBUNE

  Remarks in House
      Harms, Dean: Ames (IA) Tribune Unsung Hero award recipient, 
        E2307 [17SE]
      Ringlee, Steve: Ames (IA) Tribune Citizen of the Year award 
        recipient, E2305 [17SE]




AMHERST, MA

  Remarks in House
      Anniversary, E288 [13FE]
      J & J Farm (business): anniversary, E2253 [14SE]




AMHERST COUNTY, VA

  Remarks in House
      Native Americans: limit areas where lands may be taken into 
        trust for the Monacan Tribe, H6113-H6115 [3JN]




AMISTADI, SARAH

  Proclamations
      Tribute: Representative Space, E2352 [23SE]




AMOS, EUGENE

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E2153 [31JY]




AMSTERDAM (NY) NEWS

  Articles and editorials
      Wilbert Tatum Remembered, E822 [31MR]




AMTRAK

  Amendments
      Depts. of Transportation and HUD and related agencies: making 
        appropriations (H.R. 3288), S9233, S9270, S9271, S9272 [10SE], 
        S9296, S9297, S9298 [11SE], S9308, S9313, S9332, S9333 [14SE], 
        S9341, S9345, S9350, S9382, S9383, S9384, S9385, S9386, S9387, 
        S9388 [15SE], S9397, S9403, S9406, S9407, S9411, S9416, S9441, 
        S9442, S9443, S9445 [16SE], S9532 [17SE], S9595 [21SE], H8638, 
        H8639, H8641, H8642, H8643, H8644, H8645, H8646, H8647, H8649, 
        H8650, H8652, H8653, H8655, H8656, H8657, H8659, H8660, H8661, 
        H8662 [23JY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 3288), consideration (H. Res. 
        669), H8599 [23JY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 3288), consideration of 
        conference report (H. Res. 961), H14460 [10DE]
  Appointments
      Conferees: H.R. 3288, Depts. of Transportation and HUD and 
        related agencies appropriations, S9541 [17SE], H13573 [8DE]
  Bills and resolutions
      Depts. of Transportation and HUD and related agencies: making 
        appropriations (see H.R. 3288), H8584 [22JY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 3288), consideration (see H. 
        Res. 669), H8584 [22JY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 3288), consideration of 
        conference report (see H. Res. 961), H14445 [9DE]
      Firearms: permit passengers to safely transport firearms and 
        ammunition in their checked baggage (see S. 1638), S8993 [6AU] 
        (see H.R. 3789), H11297 [13OC]
      National Train Day: support goals and ideals (see S. Res. 125), 
        S5014 [1MY] (see H. Res. 367), H4840 [27AP]
      Safety: provide for certain tunnel life safety and 
        rehabilitation projects (see H.R. 651), H485 [22JA]
  Cloture motions
      Depts. of Transportation and HUD and related agencies: making 
        appropriations (H.R. 3288), conference report, S12898 [10DE], 
        S13073 [12DE]
  Conference reports
      Depts. of Transportation and HUD and Related Agencies 
        Appropriations (H.R. 3288), H13631-H14369 [8DE]
  Motions
      Depts. of Transportation and HUD and related agencies: making 
        appropriations (H.R. 3288), S9348 [15SE], S9405, S9416 [16SE], 
        H8674, H8679 [23JY], H13556 [8DE]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 3288), conference report, 
        S12876 [10DE], S12986 [11DE]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 3288), consideration (H. Res. 
        669), amend to include Representative Tom Price's amendment on 
        firearms possession in federally assisted housing, H8724 
        [24JY]
  Proposals
      Amend H. Res. 669, consideration of H.R. 3288, Depts. of 
        Transportation and HUD and related agencies appropriations, to 
        include Representative Bachmann's amendment on organizations 
        indicted for election law violations, H8592 [23JY]
      Amend H. Res. 669, consideration of H.R. 3288, Depts. of 
        Transportation and HUD and related agencies appropriations, to 
        include Representative Broun's amendment on bike paths, H8592 
        [23JY]
      Amend H. Res. 669, consideration of H.R. 3288, Depts. of 
        Transportation and HUD and related agencies appropriations, to 
        include Representative Hensarling's amendment on oil sands and 
        oil shale development, H8591 [23JY]
      Amend H. Res. 669, consideration of H.R. 3288, Depts. of 
        Transportation and HUD and related agencies appropriations, to 
        include Representative Tiahrt's amendment on signage for a 
        project using stimulus funds, H8592 [23JY]
      Amend H. Res. 669, consideration of H.R. 3288, Depts. of 
        Transportation and HUD and related agencies appropriations, to 
        include Representative Tom Price's amendment on firearms 
        possession in federally assisted housing, H8591 [23JY], H8723 
        [24JY]
  Remarks in House
      Appropriations: eliminate earmarks from appropriations 
        legislation, H8658 [23JY]
      Buy American Act: compliance, H8615 [23JY]
      Dept. of Transportation: Federal Railroad Administration 
        railroad research and development funding, H8618, H8639 [23JY]
      ------passenger rail funding, H8597, H8616 [23JY]
      Depts. of Transportation and HUD and related agencies: across-
        the-board funding reduction, H8645-H8650, H8680 [23JY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 3288), H8604-H8682 [23JY], 
        H8888 [28JY], E2003, E2005 [24JY], E2011 [27JY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 3288), conference report, 
        H14462-H14480 [10DE], H14746, H14809 [11DE], H14968-H14972 
        [15DE], E2945 [10DE], E2985, E2992, E2995 [14DE], E3022, E3024 
        [17DE]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 3288), consideration (H. Res. 
        669), H8593-H8602 [23JY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 3288), consideration (H. Res. 
        669), amend to include Representative Tom Price's amendment on 
        firearms possession in federally assisted housing, H8723-H8725 
        [24JY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 3288), consideration of 
        conference report (H. Res. 961), H14450-H14461 [10DE]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 3288), earmark declaration, 
        E1773 [15JY], E1848, E1850 [20JY], E1868 [21JY], E1875, E1878, 
        E1879, E1880, E1881, E1883, E1884, E1886, E1888, E1889, E1890, 
        E1891, E1895, E1896, E1897, E1898, E1899, E1900 [22JY], E1903, 
        E1905, E1906, E1907, E1908, E1909, E1910, E1911, E1912 [23JY], 
        E1913, E1914, E1915, E1918, E1919, E1920, E1921, E1923, E1924, 
        E1925, E1927, E1928, E1929, E1930, E1931, E1935, E1936, E1937, 
        E1938, E1939, E1941, E1942, E1943, E1945, E1946, E1947, E1951, 
        E1952, E1953, E1954, E1955, E1956, E1957, E1958, E1959, E1960, 
        E1961, E1963, E1964, E1968, E1969, E1970, E1972, E1980, E1982, 
        E1989, E1990, E1997, E2003, E2008, E2009 [24JY], E2011, E2012, 
        E2013, E2015 [27JY], E2098, E2112, E2129, E2137, E2139, E2144, 
        E2164 [31JY], E2226 [9SE], E2237 [10SE], E2250, E2258 [14SE], 
        E2294 [16SE], E2321 [21SE], E2927, E2932, E2933, E2937, E2938, 
        E2939, E2942, E2945, E2950, E2958, E2959, E2961, E2963 [10DE], 
        E2980 [11DE], E2985, E2989, E2990, E2993, E2994, E2995, E2996, 
        E2997, E2998 [14DE], E3047, E3048, E3049, E3054 [17DE]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 3288), motion to instruct 
        conferees, H13556, H13557 [8DE]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 3288), motion to recommit, 
        H8680 [23JY]
      ------prohibit attachment of extraneous provisions to 
        appropriations legislation and require conference report be 
        available in electronic form for a certain period prior to 
        approval, H13556, H13557 [8DE], H14455, H14456 [10DE]
      Firearms: permit passengers to safely transport firearms and 
        ammunition in their checked baggage, H14455, H14456, H14458 
        [10DE], E2945 [10DE]
      ------permit passengers to safely transport firearms and 
        ammunition in their checked baggage (H.R. 3789), H13072 [18NO]
      ------permit passengers to safely transport firearms and 
        ammunition in their checked baggage (S. 1638), H11388 [15OC]
      Funding, H721-H723 [28JA], H8614 [23JY], E196 [4FE]
      Inspector General: funding, H8642 [23JY]
      National Train Day: support goals and ideals (H. Res. 367), 
        H5129-H5131 [5MY], E1069 [6MY]
      Railroads: prohibit funding for free alcohol incentive program, 
        H8646, H8647 [23JY]
      Transportation: infrastructure funding, E783 [26MR]
  Remarks in Senate
      Appropriations: eliminate earmarks from appropriations 
        legislation, S9341-S9348 [15SE], S12985, S12988 [11DE], 
        S13073-S13076 [12DE]
      Dept. of Transportation: preserve funding to alleviate 
        congestion along route 422 in Montgomery and Berks Counties, 
        PA, S9415 [16SE]
      Depts. of Transportation and HUD and related agencies: across-
        the-board funding reduction, S9405, S9408, S9409 [16SE]
      ------corrections to sponsorship of earmark requests included in 
        conference report on appropriations legislation, S13071 [12DE]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 3288), S9233-S9255 [10SE], 
        S9281, S9291, S9292 [11SE], S9308-S9310, S9314, S9317, S9318 
        [14SE], S9335, S9341-S9357, S9364 [15SE], S9396-S9417, S9421, 
        S9488 [16SE], S9519, S9530-S9541 [17SE]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 3288), conference report, 
        S12792 [9DE], S12836, S12876-S12881, S12888, S12893, S12896, 
        S12898-S12901, S12907 [10DE], S12972, S12978-S12980, S12984-
        S12992, S13026-S13029, S13062-S13064 [11DE], S13068-S13078, 
        S13083-S13086, S13113, S13118 [12DE], S13126-S13131, S13138 
        [13DE], S13183-S13185 [14DE]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 3288), motion to recommit, 
        S9405, S9408, S9409, S9416 [16SE], S9534, S9535 [17SE]
      ------redirect all earmarked funds to Next Generation Air 
        Transportation System (NextGen) in order to modernize the air 
        traffic control system, S9341-S9349 [15SE]
      Firearms: allow Amtrak passengers to securely transport firearms 
        in their checked baggage, S4274 [2AP]
      ------permit passengers to safely transport firearms and 
        ammunition in their checked baggage, S9350, S9355-S9357, S9364 
        [15SE], S9401, S9415 [16SE]
      National Train Day: support goals and ideals (S. Res. 125), 
        S5270, S5297 [7MY]
      Senate: importance of bipartisanship, S12792 [9DE]
  Reports
      Disclosure of Congressionally Directed Spending Items in H.R. 
        3288, Depts. of Transportation and HUD and Related Agencies 
        Appropriations, S9257 [10SE]
  Reports filed
      Consideration of Conference Report on H.R. 3288, Depts. of 
        Transportation and HUD and Related Agencies Appropriations: 
        Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 961) (H. Rept. 111-368), 
        H14445 [9DE]
      Consideration of H.R. 3288, Depts. of Transportation and HUD and 
        Related Agencies Appropriations: Committee on Rules (House) 
        (H. Res. 669) (H. Rept. 111-219), H8584 [22JY]
      Depts. of Transportation and HUD and Related Agencies 
        Appropriations: Committee of Conference (H.R. 3288) (H. Rept. 
        111-366), H13627, H14370 [8DE]
      ------Committee on Appropriations (House) (H.R. 3288) (H. Rept. 
        111-218), H8584 [22JY]
      ------Committee on Appropriations (Senate) (H.R. 3288) (S. Rept. 
        111-69), S8864 [5AU]
      Nomination of Albert DiClemente to the Amtrak Board of 
        Directors: Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation 
        (Senate), S12321 [3DE]
      Nomination of Anthony R. Coscia to the Amtrak Board of 
        Directors: Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation 
        (Senate), S12321 [3DE]
  Rulings of the Chair
      Depts. of Transportation and HUD and related agencies: making 
        appropriations (H.R. 3288), conference report, H14450 [10DE]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 3288), consideration (H. Res. 
        669), H8594 [23JY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 3288), consideration (H. Res. 
        669), amend to include Representative Tom Price's amendment on 
        firearms possession in federally assisted housing, H8724 
        [24JY]
  Tables
      Committee on the Budget (Senate) scoring of H.R. 3288, Depts. of 
        Transportation and HUD and related agencies appropriations, 
        S9318 [14SE]
      Depts. of Transportation and HUD and related agencies 
        appropriations (H.R. 3288), H8605-H8613 [23JY]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 367, support goals and ideals of National Train Day, 
        H5129 [5MY]
      H. Res. 669, consideration of H.R. 3288, Depts. of 
        Transportation and HUD and related agencies appropriations, 
        H8593 [23JY]
      H.R. 3288, Depts. of Transportation and HUD and related agencies 
        appropriations, S9233-S9252 [10SE], S9595-S9615 [21SE]
      S. Res. 125, support goals and ideals of National Train Day, 
        S5027 [1MY], S5298 [7MY]




AMTRAK SECURE TRANSPORTATION OF FIREARMS ACT

  Remarks in House
      Enact (H.R. 3789), H13072 [18NO]
      Enact (S. 1638), H11388 [15OC]




AMVETS (organization)

  Letters
      Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and related agencies 
        appropriations for military construction and veterans' 
        services, H7976 [10JY]
      Health care choices for veterans, H12556 [6NO]




ANASTAS, PAUL T.

  Reports filed
      Nomination To Be EPA Assistant Administrator for Research and 
        Development: Committee on Environment and Public Works 
        (Senate), S7192 [7JY]




ANASTASIO, TREY

  Remarks in Senate
      Phish (musical group): tribute, S2865 [6MR]




ANAYA, MICHAEL J.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E938 [22AP]




ANCHORAGE, AK

  Letters
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: Lorne Bretz, 
        Anchorage, AK, Police & Fire Retiree Medical Trust, S13773 
        [22DE]
  Remarks in House
      Kaltenborn, K.C.: Congregation Beth Shalom, Anchorage, AK, 
        Shining Lights Award recipient, E1050 [4MY]
      Schumacher, Cathie: Congregation Beth Shalom, Anchorage, AK, 
        Shining Lights Award recipient, E1050 [4MY]
  Remarks in Senate
      West Anchorage High School: tribute to participation in We the 
        People . . . The Citizen and the Constitution competition, 
        S5228 [6MY]




ANCHORAGE (AK) DAILY NEWS

  Articles and editorials
      Doctors and Patients, Not Feds, Know Best, S13772, S13774 [22DE]
      Fix This Now--Cut Is No Way To Treat Old Vets, S997 [28JA]
  Obituaries
      Burgin, Peggy A., S5693 [20MY]
      Sullivan, George M., S11288 [9NO]
      Tesche, Allan E., S9126 [8SE]




ANDEAN TRADE PREFERENCE ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act: add Paraguay 
        and Uruguay as beneficiary countries (see S. 1665), S9326 
        [14SE]
      ------add Paraguay as a beneficiary country (see S. 780), S4172 
        [1AP] (see H.R. 1837), H4395 [1AP]
      Extend (see H.R. 4284), H14826 [11DE]
  Remarks in House
      Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act: add Paraguay as 
        a beneficiary country (H.R. 1837), E836 [1AP]
      Extend (H.R. 4284), H14831-H14835 [14DE], E3005, E3006 [15DE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act: add Paraguay as 
        a beneficiary country (S. 780), S4195, S4196 [1AP]
      Extend (H.R. 4284), S13792 [22DE]
  Texts of
      H.R. 4284, extension, H14831 [14DE]




ANDEAN TRADE PROMOTION AND DRUG ERADICATION ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Paraguay: add as a beneficiary country (see S. 780), S4172 [1AP] 
        (see S. 1665), S9326 [14SE] (see H.R. 1837), H4395 [1AP]
      Uruguay: add as a beneficiary country (see S. 1665), S9326 
        [14SE]
  Remarks in House
      Paraguay: add as a beneficiary country (H.R. 1837), E836 [1AP]
  Remarks in Senate
      Paraguay: add as a beneficiary country (S. 780), S4195, S4196 
        [1AP]




ANDERS, CHRISTOPHER E.

  Letters
      Expand authorization for death penalty to include non-homicide 
        hate crimes, S7685 [20JY]




ANDERSEN, PAUL E.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E2530 [14OC]
  Remarks in Senate
      Tribute, S10212 [7OC]




ANDERSEN, STEPHEN

  Remarks in Senate
      Tribute, S11037 [3NO]




ANDERSON, ANDY

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E28 [7JA]




ANDERSON, ANNA R.K.

  Remarks in Senate
      Tribute, S10988 [2NO]




ANDERSON, ARCHIE

  Articles and editorials
      Forty Years of Educating--Watson and Anderson, E2436 [1OC]




ANDERSON, BART

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E936 [22AP], E1092 [7MY]




ANDERSON, BROOKE

  Articles and editorials
      Hezbollah Loses Lebanon Vote (excerpt), E1340 [8JN]




ANDERSON, BRUCE

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E167 [28JA]




ANDERSON, DANIELLE M.

  Remarks in Senate
      Tribute, S8863 [5AU]




ANDERSON, EARL G., JR.

  Remarks in House
      Indianapolis Air Show Executive Committee: Indiana Aviator of 
        the Year award recipient, E1600 [26JN]




ANDERSON, JAMES W.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E2687 [2NO]




ANDERSON, JOSEPH

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1551 [24JN]




ANDERSON, KRISTEN

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E2768 [16NO]




ANDERSON, LEA

  Privilege of the floor
      Senate, S4104 [31MR]




ANDERSON, LIZ

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E2273 [15SE]




ANDERSON, LORRAINE

  Remarks in Senate
      Tribute, S11289 [9NO]




ANDERSON, MICHAEL G.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1766 [14JY]




ANDERSON, MICHAEL P.

  Bills and resolutions
      Columbia (space shuttle): award Congressional Gold Medal 
        posthumously to crew (see H.R. 289), H88 [8JA]
  Remarks in House
      NASA: commemorate anniversary and recognize astronauts who died 
        during space program, H752 [28JA]




ANDERSON, ROGER

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1379 [11JN]




ANDERSON, SARAH

  Remarks in Senate
      Tribute, S6935 [23JN]




ANDERSON, TRISTAN

  Remarks in House
      Dept. of State: investigate circumstances relative to injuries 
        received by Tristan Anderson during a protest in Ni'ilin, 
        Israel, H4105 [30MR]




ANDERSON, WOODY

  Remarks in House
      Texas Tech University: tribute to Outstanding Agriculturalist 
        award recipients, H749 [28JA]




ANDORRA, PRINCIPALITY OF

  Remarks in Senate
      Solomont, Alan D.: nomination to be Ambassador to Spain and 
        Andorra, S9585 [21SE], S13096 [12DE]
  Reports filed
      Nomination of Alan D. Solomont To Be Ambassador to Andorra: 
        Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate), S9553 [17SE]




ANDREW, ANNE SLAUGHTER

  Remarks in Senate
      Costa Rica: nomination to be Ambassador, S12069 [1DE]
  Reports
      Political Contributions of Executive Nominees, S12707 [8DE]
  Reports filed
      Nomination To Be Ambassador to Costa Rica: Committee on Foreign 
        Relations (Senate), S12707 [8DE]




ANDREWS, ANNE A.

  Remarks in House
      Fairfax County, VA: Citizen of the Year Award recipient, E666 
        [12MR]




ANDREWS, CHARLES W.

  Remarks in House
      Boy Scouts: Eagle Scout Award recipient, E999 [28AP]




ANDREWS, EDMUND L.

  Articles and editorials
      U.S. Is Finding Its Role in Business Hard To Unwind, S9306 
        [14SE]




ANDREWS, J.W., JR.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E739 [23MR]




ANDREWS, ROBERT E. (a Representative from New Jersey)

  Amendments
      Community service: reauthorize and reform national service laws 
        (H.R. 1388), H3583, H3585 [18MR]
  Appointments
      Conferee: H.R. 2647, Dept. of Defense appropriations for 
        military activities and prescribing personnel strength, H10488 
        [6OC]
  Bills and resolutions cosponsored
      Age Discrimination in Employment Act: clarify appropriate 
        standard of proof (see H.R. 3721), H10518 [6OC]
      Animals: ensure that all dogs and cats used by research 
        facilities are obtained legally (see H.R. 3907), H12457 [5NO]
      ------prohibit certain conduct relative to the use of horses for 
        human consumption (see H.R. 503), H8100 [14JY]
      ------prohibit conducting of invasive research on great apes 
        (see H.R. 1326), H11383 [14OC]
      Armed Forces: anniversary of activation of Army Reserve Echo 
        Co., 100th Battalion, 442d Infantry Regiment in the Northern 
        Mariana Islands and Guam (see H. Con. Res. 199), H12198 [2NO]
      ------enhance readiness by replacing current ``Don't Ask, Don't 
        Tell'' policy concerning homosexuality with a policy of 
        nondiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation (see H.R. 
        1283), H2924 [3MR]
      ------guarantee equity of military spouses with regard to 
        matters of residency (see H.R. 1182), H11581 [21OC]
      ------mint coins in commemoration of the establishment of the 
        Medal of Honor (see H.R. 1209), H4583 [21AP]
      ------recognize significant contributions of the Military 
        Working Dog (MWD) Program (see H. Res. 812), H13467 [2DE]
      ------require the use of only human-based methods for training 
        members in the treatment of severe combat and chemical and 
        biological injuries (see H.R. 4269), H14743 [10DE]
      Bishop Ralph E. Brower Post Office Building, Jersey City, NJ: 
        designate (see H.R. 657), H485 [22JA]
      Budget: reinstitute and update the pay-as-you-go requirement of 
        budget neutrality on new tax and mandatory spending 
        legislation, enforced by the threat of annual, automatic 
        sequestration (see H.R. 2920), H6971 [17JN]
      Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act: approve renewal of import 
        restrictions (see H.J. Res. 56), H8185 [15JY]
      Chicago, IL: encourage selection by the International Olympic 
        Committee to host 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games (see H. 
        Res. 538), H7087 [19JN]
      Children and youth: provide for evidence-based and promising 
        practices related to juvenile delinquency and criminal street 
        gang activity prevention and intervention (see H.R. 1064), 
        H6619 [11JN]
      ------update the national school nutrition standards for foods 
        and beverages sold outside of school meals to conform to 
        current nutrition science (see H.R. 1324), H3053 [5MR]
      China: support detained human rights activists Huang Qi and Tan 
        Zuoren relative to investigation of the role poor construction 
        and corruption played in death of children in school collapses 
        during Sichuan earthquake (see H. Res. 877), H12141 [29OC]
      Civil rights: improve remedies for discrimination in the payment 
        of wages based on sex (see H.R. 12), H28 [6JA]
      Clothing industry: improve accuracy of fur products labeling 
        (see H.R. 2480), H13002 [16NO]
      Cold War Veterans Recognition Day: support goals and ideals (see 
        H. Res. 900), H13069 [17NO]
      Committee on POW and MIA Affairs (House, Select): establish (see 
        H. Res. 111), H5713 [18MY]
      Commodity Exchange Act: bring greater transparency and 
        accountability to commodity markets (see H.R. 977), H5667 
        [14MY]
      Community service: reauthorize and reform national service laws 
        (see H.R. 1388), H3104 [9MR]
      Consumers: require disclosure of terms of rental-purchase 
        agreements (see H.R. 1744), H5308 [6MY]
      Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination 
        Against Women: ratification (see H. Res. 22), H1521 [12FE]
      Correctional institutions: permit targeted interference with 
        mobile radio services within prison facilities (see H.R. 560), 
        H9550 [15SE]
      Courts: enhance retirement benefits of administrative law judges 
        (see H.R. 2850), H7147 [23JN]
      Credit: prohibit creditors from discriminating on account of 
        sexual orientation or gender identity when extending credit 
        (see H.R. 4376), H15500 [16DE]
      Credit cards: establish a national usury rate for consumer 
        accounts under open end consumer credit plans (see H.R. 4300), 
        H14826 [11DE]
      Defense of Marriage Act: repeal and ensure respect for State 
        regulation of marriage (see H.R. 3567), H9548 [15SE]
      Dept. of Defense: promote reform and independence in the 
        oversight of weapons system acquisition (see H.R. 2101), H4838 
        [27AP]
      Dept. of Education: establish the Grants for College Access and 
        Completion Program (see H.R. 3259), H11791 [26OC]
      ------make grants and low-interest loans to local educational 
        agencies for the construction, modernization, or repair of 
        public educational facilities (see H.R. 2187), H5060 [30AP]
      Dept. of HHS: establish permanent national surveillance systems 
        for multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, and other 
        neurological diseases and disorders (see H.R. 1362), H3338 
        [11MR]
      ------require certain standards and enforcement provisions to 
        prevent child abuse and neglect in residential programs (see 
        H.R. 911), H1607 [13FE]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: conduct a survey to determine the 
        level of compliance with national consensus standards and any 
        barriers to achieving compliance with such standards (see H.R. 
        1499), H3438 [16MR]
      Dept. of HUD: provide Federal grants to urban areas for the 
        rehabilitation of critically needed recreational areas and 
        facilities and development of improved recreation programs 
        (see H.R. 3734), H11714 [22OC]
      Dept. of Justice: prohibit U.S. Attorneys and assistant U.S. 
        Attorneys from acting as or working for corporate monitors for 
        specified periods after their Federal service (see H.R. 4283), 
        H14826 [11DE]
      Dept. of Labor: establish the New Economy Grant Program (see 
        H.R. 4290), H14826 [11DE]
      Dept. of Peace: establish (see H.R. 808), H920 [3FE]
      Dept. of the Interior: designate certain lands in Idaho, 
        Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming as wilderness, wild 
        and scenic rivers, wildland recovery areas, and biological 
        connecting corridors (see H.R. 980), H5485 [12MY]
      ------establish and operate a visitor facility for the Marianas 
        Trench Marine National Monument (see H.R. 3511), H11298 [13OC]
      Dept. of the Navy: redesignate as the Dept. of the Navy and 
        Marine Corps (see H.R. 24), H3641 [18MR]
      Dept. of the Treasury: allow discretion to not impose a penalty 
        for failure to disclose reportable transactions when there is 
        reasonable cause for such failure and to modify such penalty 
        (see H.R. 2143), H5401 [7MY]
      ------establish the Office of Public Finance to make available 
        Federal reinsurance for insurers of tax-exempt municipal bonds 
        (see H.R. 2589), H6010 [21MY]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: clarify presumptions relating to 
        exposure of certain veterans who served in the vicinity of 
        Vietnam (see H.R. 2254), H11868 [27OC]
      ------expand the capability to provide for the medical care 
        needs of veterans in southern New Jersey (see H.R. 1416), 
        H3145 [10MR]
      ------provide a plot allowance for spouses and children of 
        certain veterans buried in State cemeteries (see H.R. 2594), 
        H6010 [21MY]
      ------repeal requirement for reduction of survivor annuities 
        under the Survivor Benefit Plan to offset the receipt of 
        veterans' dependency and indemnity compensation (see H.R. 
        775), H8809 [24JY]
      Disasters: ensure availability and affordability of homeowners' 
        insurance coverage for catastrophic events (see H.R. 2555), 
        H9807 [22SE]
      Discrimination: clarify that a discriminatory compensation 
        decision or other practice that is unlawful occurs each time 
        compensation is paid pursuant to the compensation decision or 
        other practice (see H.R. 11), H27 [6JA]
      Diseases: reauthorize and enhance programs to increase awareness 
        and knowledge with respect to gynecologic cancers (see H.R. 
        2941), H7022 [18JN]
      Education: encourage teaching of U.S. Constitution to high 
        school students in their senior year (see H. Res. 686), H9207 
        [30JY]
      ------improve early education (see H.R. 702), H601 [27JA]
      Employment: prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual 
        orientation or gender identity (see H.R. 2981), H7084 [19JN] 
        (see H.R. 3017), H7249 [24JN]
      ERISA: provide emergency protection for retiree health benefits 
        (see H.R. 1322), H3052 [5MR]
      ------provide special reporting and disclosure rules for 
        individual retirement account plans and provide a minimum 
        investment option requirement for such plans (see H.R. 1984), 
        H4579 [21AP]
      ------provide special reporting and disclosure rules for 
        individual retirement account plans, minimum investment option 
        requirement for such plans, investment advice, and 
        transitional relief (see H.R. 2989), H7144 [23JN]
      Fair Credit Reporting Act: exclude certain small health care 
        practices from Red Flag Guidelines (see H.R. 2345), H5582 
        [13MY]
      Families and domestic relations: support efforts of States to 
        provide partial or full wage replacement for parents and other 
        employees to spend time with a new infant or adopted child 
        (see H.R. 2339), H6973 [17JN]
      FCC: prescribe a standard to preclude commercials from being 
        broadcast at louder volumes than the program material they 
        accompany (see H.R. 1084), H13266 [18NO]
      FDA: provide with certain authority to regulate tobacco products 
        (see H.R. 1256), H3438 [16MR]
      Federal employees: ensure pay parity for Federal employees 
        serving at Joint Base McGuire/Dix/Lakehurst (see H.R. 2714), 
        H6263 [4JN]
      ------make unused sick leave creditable under the Federal 
        Employees' Retirement System (see H.R. 958), H5892 [20MY]
      ------provide benefits to domestic partners (see H.R. 2517), 
        H7446 [25JN]
      Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act: amend grant programs 
        (see H.R. 3791), H11297 [13OC]
      Federal firefighters: establish presumptive disability benefits 
        for certain diseases and disabilities (see H.R. 948), H1157 
        [10FE]
      Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act: preserve effectiveness of 
        medically important antibiotics used in treatment of human and 
        animal diseases (see H.R. 1549), H11516 [20OC]
      Federal Reserve Act: provide for lending authority for certain 
        securities purchases (see H.R. 2551), H6008 [21MY]
      Federal Water Pollution Control Act: clarify that fill material 
        cannot be comprised of waste (see H.R. 1310), H2979 [4MR]
      FEMA: continue to administer the National Urban Search and 
        Rescue Response System (see H.R. 706), H5096 [4MY]
      Financial institutions: prohibit financial holding companies and 
        national banks from engaging, directly or indirectly, in real 
        estate brokerage or real estate management activities (see 
        H.R. 111), H3055 [5MR]
      Fire Prevention Week: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 
        818), H11166 [8OC]
      Firearms: establish background check procedures for gun shows 
        (see H.R. 2324), H13069 [17NO]
      Fish and fishing: extend authorized time period for rebuilding 
        of certain overfished fisheries (see H.R. 1584), H4584 [21AP]
      Fish and Wildlife Act: establish additional prohibitions on 
        shooting wildlife from aircraft (see H.R. 3381), H9055 [29JY]
      Foreign policy: ensure that U.S. policy reflects appropriate 
        understanding and sensitivity on human rights, ethnic 
        cleansing, and genocide documented in U.S. record on the 
        Armenian Genocide (see H. Res. 252), H4735 [23AP]
      Forest Service: protect certain roadless areas (see H.R. 3692), 
        H10455 [1OC]
      Gambling: delay compliance date for certain regulations relative 
        to prohibition on funding of unlawful Internet gambling (see 
        H.R. 2266), H7086 [19JN]
      ------provide for Dept. of the Treasury licensing of Internet 
        gambling, consumer protections, and enforcement of the tax 
        code (see H.R. 2267), H7086 [19JN]
      Girl Scouts: mint coins in commemoration of centennial of 
        establishment (see H.R. 621), H8100 [14JY]
      Gospel Music Heritage Month: designate (see H.J. Res. 12), H8356 
        [17JY]
      Guam War Claims Review Commission: implement recommendations 
        (see H.R. 44), H29 [6JA]
      Health: national policy to provide health care and reform 
        insurance procedures (see H.R. 3200), H8099 [14JY] (see H.R. 
        3962), H12140 [29OC]
      Higher Education Act: amend (see H.R. 3221), H8184 [15JY]
      History: mint coins in commemoration of the bicentennial of the 
        writing of the ``Star-Spangled Banner'' and the War of 1812 
        (see H.R. 2097), H8009 [10JY]
      Home Safety Month: designate (see H. Res. 543), H6904 [16JN]
      Immigration: reform (see H.R. 4321), H14981 [15DE]
      Investments: ensure uniform and accurate credit rating of 
        municipal bonds and review the municipal bond insurance 
        industry (see H.R. 2549), H6008 [21MY]
      Iran: authorize State and local governments to direct 
        divestiture from, and prevent investment in, companies with 
        certain investments in Iran's energy sector (see H.R. 1327), 
        H4583 [21AP]
      ------demand immediate disclosure of existence of any additional 
        nuclear-related facilities and provide unfettered access to 
        Qom enrichment facility (see H. Res. 782), H10069 [29SE]
      ------expand economic sanctions against Iran to include 
        importation of refined petroleum (see H.R. 2194), H5060 [30AP]
      Iraq: support religious and ethnic minorities (see H. Res. 944), 
        H13520 [3DE]
      Jim Saxton Post Office Building, Mount Holly, NJ: designate (see 
        H.R. 986), H1247 [11FE]
      Johnson, Jim: tribute (see H. Res. 693), H9056 [29JY]
      Kalas, Harry: tribute (see H. Res. 350), H4841 [27AP]
      Labor unions: establish efficient system to enable employees to 
        form, join, or assist labor organizations and provide for 
        mandatory injunctions for unfair labor practices during 
        organizing efforts (see H.R. 1409), H3144 [10MR]
      Local Radio Freedom Act: support (see H. Con. Res. 49), H4525 
        [2AP]
      McCourt, Frank: tribute (see H. Res. 743), H9808 [22SE]
      Medicare: allow beneficiaries direct access to physical 
        therapists without a physician referral (see H.R. 1829), H9962 
        [24SE]
      ------provide comprehensive cancer patient treatment education 
        and conduct research to improve cancer symptom management (see 
        H.R. 1927), H6076 [2JN]
      ------reform sustainable growth rate payment system for 
        physicians (see H.R. 3961), H12140 [29OC]
      ------repeal outpatient rehabilitation therapy caps (see H.R. 
        43), H11167 [8OC]
      Morristown National Historical Park: authorize expansion (see 
        H.R. 118), H7705 [26JN]
      Motor vehicles: restore economic rights of automobile dealers 
        (see H.R. 2743), H7024 [18JN]
      National Commission on Presidential War Powers and Civil 
        Liberties: establish (see H.R. 104), H4734 [23AP]
      National Day of Silence: support goals and ideals (see H. Con. 
        Res. 92), H4397 [1AP]
      National Girls and Women in Sports Day: designate (see H. Res. 
        95), H602 [27JA]
      ------support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 114), H922 [3FE]
      National Labor Relations Act: apply protections to teaching and 
        research assistants (see H.R. 1461), H3399 [12MR]
      National Oilheat Research Alliance Act: reauthorize (see H.R. 
        3589), H13386 [1DE]
      National Rehabilitation Counselors Appreciation Day: designate 
        (see H. Res. 247), H3836 [24MR]
      Native Americans: provide for the recognition of the Lumbee 
        Tribe of North Carolina (see H.R. 31), H602 [27JA]
      New York, NY: extend and improve protections and services to 
        individuals directly impacted by the terrorist attack (see 
        H.R. 847), H5097 [4MY]
      Nobel Prize: recognition of President Obama for peace (see H. 
        Res. 864), H13002 [16NO]
      Noncommissioned Officer Corps of the U.S. Army: recognize 
        service, sacrifice, honor, and professionalism (see H.J. Res. 
        44), H4999 [29AP]
      Occupational Safety and Health Act: expand coverage, increase 
        protections for whistleblowers, and increase penalties for 
        violators (see H.R. 2067), H4916 [28AP]
      Olympic Day: observance (see H. Res. 538), H7087 [19JN]
      Palmer, Arnold: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 1243), 
        H4525 [2AP]
      Patricia D. McGinty-Juhl Post Office Building, Harrison, NJ: 
        designate (see H.R. 3539), H9341 [8SE]
      Political campaigns: reform financing of House of 
        Representatives elections (see H.R. 1826), H11458 [15OC]
      Postal Service: allow payment of share of contributions for 
        annuitants' health benefits out of the Postal Service Retiree 
        Health Benefits Fund (see H.R. 22), H2980 [4MR]
      Public lands: designate certain portions of the red rock canyons 
        of the Colorado Plateau and the Basin and Range Deserts in 
        Utah as wilderness (see H.R. 1925), H10408 [30SE]
      Public safety officers: provide collective bargaining rights for 
        State or local government employees (see H.R. 413), H5096 
        [4MY]
      Recycling: require certain metal recyclers to keep records of 
        their transactions in order to deter theft and interstate 
        fencing of stolen metal (see H.R. 1006), H15503 [16DE]
      Roads and highways: amend length and weight limitations for 
        vehicles operating on Federal-aid highways (see H.R. 1618), 
        H6014 [21MY]
      Safety: express importance of swimming lessons and recognize 
        danger of drowning among minority children (see H. Res. 57), 
        H6904 [16JN]
      Schools: improve automatic enrollment procedures for the 
        national school lunch and school breakfast programs (see H.R. 
        4148), H13353 [19NO]
      Securities Exchange Act: require registration of municipal 
        financial advisers (see H.R. 2550), H6008 [21MY]
      Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month: support goals and ideals 
        (see H. Con. Res. 186), H9731 [17SE]
      Sisters of the Sacred Hearts: recognize anniversary of arrival 
        in Hawaii and commend the education of youth in Hawaii, 
        California, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and New Mexico (see H. 
        Con. Res. 81), H4251 [31MR]
      Social Security: increase benefits for one month in 2010 to 
        compensate for the lack of cost-of-living adjustment (see H.R. 
        3672), H10069 [29SE]
      ------remove limitations on Medicaid, Medicare, SSI, and State 
        Children's Health Insurance Program benefits for persons in 
        custody pending disposition of charges (see H.R. 2209), H6307 
        [8JN]
      ------repeal Government pension offset and windfall elimination 
        provisions (see H.R. 235), H2632 [24FE]
      Sultana (vessel): anniversary of boiler explosion disaster (see 
        H. Res. 329), H4584 [21AP]
      Taiwan: resume normal diplomatic relations (see H. Con. Res. 
        18), H5582 [13MY]
      Taxation: allow a refundable credit for taxes paid on earnings 
        reinvested and lost in a fraudulent investment scheme (see 
        H.R. 1389), H13002 [16NO]
      ------allow a refundable credit for volunteer members of 
        volunteer firefighting and emergency medical service 
        organizations (see H.R. 2601), H6011 [21MY]
      ------allow Federal civilian and military retirees to pay health 
        insurance premiums on a pretax basis and allow a deduction for 
        TRICARE supplemental premiums (see H.R. 1203), H3706 [19MR]
      ------establish ABLE accounts to pay for qualified disability 
        expenses of family members with disabilities (see H.R. 1205), 
        H3527 [17MR]
      ------expand the rehabilitation credit for older buildings (see 
        H.R. 3715), H10456 [1OC]
      ------extend and increase first-time homebuyer tax credit and 
        waiver of requirement to repay (see H.R. 3801), H11462 [16OC]
      ------extend the research credit and increase and make permanent 
        the alternative simplified research credit (see H.R. 422), 
        H7023 [18JN]
      ------modify exception from penalty for early withdrawals from 
        government retirement plans for qualified public safety 
        employees (see H.R. 721), H5308 [6MY]
      ------promote charitable donations of qualified vehicles (see 
        H.R. 571), H9341 [8SE]
      ------provide special rules for investments lost in a fraudulent 
        Ponzi-type scheme (see H.R. 1159), H13002 [16NO]
      ------reduce tax on beer (see H.R. 836), H13520 [3DE]
      ------restrict use of abusive tax shelters and offshore tax 
        havens to inappropriately avoid Federal taxation (see H.R. 
        1265), H2923 [3MR]
      ------treat automatic fire sprinkler systems as 5-year property 
        for purposes of depreciation (see H.R. 1194), H2835 [25FE]
      Telephones: facilitate nationwide availability of 2-1-1 
        telephone service for information and referral on health and 
        human services (see H.R. 211), H5308 [6MY]
      Treaties and agreements: review existing trade agreements, 
        renegotiate such agreements based on the reviews, set terms 
        for future agreements, and strengthen congressional trade 
        policymaking (see H.R. 3012), H7447 [25JN]
      U.N.: improve transparency and accountability of U.N. Relief and 
        Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees in the Near East 
        ensuring funding, employment, or other support is not provided 
        to terrorists (see H. Con. Res. 29), H2926 [3MR]
      University of Southern California: tribute to football team (see 
        H. Res. 153), H1159 [10FE]
      Veterans: improve and enhance mental health benefits, 
        counseling, and other benefits available to veterans and 
        survivors (see H.R. 2698), H10070 [29SE]
      Voting: require a voter-verified permanent paper ballot (see 
        H.R. 2894), H6902 [16JN]
      World War II: award Congressional Gold Medal to the 100th 
        Infantry Battalion and the 442d Regimental Combat Team, U.S. 
        Army (see H.R. 347), H922 [3FE]
      Year of the Military Family: designate (see H. Con. Res. 64), 
        H2874 [26FE]
      Yunus, Muhammad: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 2000), 
        H7250 [24JN]
  Bills and resolutions introduced
      ERISA: provide for independent investment advice for 
        participants and beneficiaries under individual account plans 
        (see H.R. 1988), H4580 [21AP]
      Insurance: provide parity under group health plans and insurance 
        coverage in the provision of benefits for prosthetic devices 
        and components and benefits for other medical and surgical 
        services (see H.R. 2575), H6009 [21MY]
      National Animal Rescue Day: designate (see H. Res. 767), H9899 
        [23SE]
      National Guard: eliminate inequities in the treatment of 
        National Guard technicians (see H.R. 3345), H8872 [27JY]
      Taiwan: express concerns relative to impact of China on freedom, 
        security, and stability (see H. Con. Res. 200), H11457 [15OC]
      ------tribute to accession to World Trade Organization 
        Government Procurement Agreement (see H. Res. 887), H12288 
        [3NO]
  Letters
      Impact of economy-wide global warming pollution emission cap and 
        trade program: John M. Reilly, Massachusetts Institute of 
        Technology, E919 [21AP]
  Motions
      Committee on Standards of Official Conduct (House): investigate 
        relationship between earmark requests made by Members and 
        source and timing of campaign contributions by certain 
        lobbyists (H. Res. 667), H8509 [22JY]
  Remarks
      Air pollution: impact of economy-wide global warming pollution 
        emission cap and trade program, H4407, H4419 [2AP], H4877, 
        H4878 [28AP], E919 [21AP]
      AmeriCorps: require an OMB review of all authorized programs 
        using Program Assessment Rating Tool and GAO review of the 
        National Civilian Community Corps program, H3596 [18MR]
      Appropriations: require use of competitive procedures to award 
        contracts, grants, and cooperative agreements, H9689 [17SE]
      Armed Forces: allow transfer of academic credits earned while 
        serving in Armed Forces between institutions of higher 
        education, H9685 [17SE]
      Budget: deficit, H4895 [28AP]
      ------reconciliation process, H4650 [22AP]
      ------reinstitute and update the pay-as-you-go requirement of 
        budget neutrality on new tax and mandatory spending 
        legislation, enforced by the threat of annual, automatic 
        sequestration (H.R. 2920), H8523 [22JY]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2009-2014 (H. Con. 
        Res. 85), H4373, H4374, H4378, H4380, H4383, H4385 [1AP], 
        H4416, H4419, H4480 [2AP]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2009-2014 (H. Con. 
        Res. 85), consideration (H. Res. 316), H4404, H4405, H4407, 
        H4409 [2AP]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2009-2014 (S. Con. 
        Res. 13), conference report, H4894, H4895 [28AP], H4923 [29AP]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2009-2014 (S. Con. 
        Res. 13), consideration of conference report--same-day 
        consideration (H. Res. 365), H4876, H4877, H4878 [28AP]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2009-2014 (S. Con. 
        Res. 13), motion to go to conference, H4641, H4643 [22AP]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2009-2014 (S. Con. 
        Res. 13), motion to instruct conferees, H4650 [22AP]
      Civil rights: improve remedies for discrimination in the payment 
        of wages based on sex (H.R. 12), H128, H132 [9JA]
      ------improve remedies for discrimination in the payment of 
        wages based on sex (H.R. 12), motion to recommit, H136 [9JA]
      Colleges and universities: extend the Ensuring Continued Access 
        to Student Loans Act and create a commission to develop a 
        private sector student loan program, H9691, H9692 [17SE]
      ------give priority to low-income, nontraditional students, 
        dislocated workers, and veterans when awarding community 
        college grants, H9684 [17SE]
      ------give priority to schools, States, and nonprofits when 
        awarding grants under the College Access and Completion 
        Innovation Fund to encourage dislocated workers to complete 
        degrees, H9687 [17SE]
      ------give priority to veterans when awarding community college 
        grants and allow use of funds for programs that prepare 
        students for careers in veterans administration and energy-
        related fields, H9688 [17SE]
      ------prioritize grants to higher learning institutions that 
        promote activities to increase degree or certificate 
        completion for students who are veterans, H9682 [17SE]
      ------require campus veterans resource officers to act as a link 
        between student veterans and Dept. of Veterans Affairs mental 
        health care providers, H9680 [17SE]
      ------require funds saved from student loan reform be available 
        for the reduction of the Federal deficit, H9688 [17SE]
      Community service: reauthorize and reform national service laws 
        (H.R. 1388), H3551, H3585, H3588, H3590, H3592, H3593, H3594, 
        H3596 [18MR]
      ------reauthorize and reform national service laws (H.R. 1388), 
        Senate amendments, H4184 [31MR]
      Corp. for National and Community Service: allow the Clean Energy 
        Corps to design clean energy programs that meet the needs of 
        rural communities, H3590 [18MR]
      ------cap funding at current levels, H3593, H3594 [18MR]
      ------establish Volunteer Generation Fund, H3592 [18MR]
      Crime: provide Federal assistance to States, local 
        jurisdictions, and Indian tribes to prosecute hate crimes, 
        H10483 [6OC], H11131 [8OC]
      Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military 
        activities and prescribing personnel strengths (H.R. 2647), 
        H7353, H7357 [25JN]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities and 
        prescribing personnel strengths (H.R. 2647), conference 
        report, H11131 [8OC]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities and 
        prescribing personnel strengths (H.R. 2647), motion to 
        instruct conferees, H10483 [6OC]
      ------improve organization and procedures for the acquisition of 
        major weapons systems (S. 454), conference report, H5909 
        [21MY]
      ------improve organization and procedures for the acquisition of 
        major weapons systems (S. 454), consideration of conference 
        report (H. Res. 463), H5900 [21MY]
      ------improve organization and procedures for the acquisition of 
        major weapons systems (S. 454), insert H.R. 2101 language in 
        lieu and pass (H. Res. 432), H5526 [13MY]
      ------national missile defense system funding through reductions 
        in defense environmental cleanup funding, H7353 [25JN]
      ------promote reform and independence in the oversight of 
        weapons system acquisition (H.R. 2101), passage (H. Res. 432), 
        H5526 [13MY]
      ------report on certain non-disclosure agreements signed by 
        Dept. of Defense employees, H7357 [25JN]
      Dept. of Education: allow States to use Early Learning Challenge 
        Fund grant money to partner with higher education institutions 
        that support early learning providers' education and training, 
        H9679 [17SE]
      ------conduct outreach activities to educate students and their 
        families about transition to Federal Direct lending, H9678 
        [17SE]
      ------make grants and low-interest loans to local educational 
        agencies for the construction, modernization, or repair of 
        public educational facilities (H.R. 2187), H5502, H5516, 
        H5518, H5519, H5520 [13MY]
      ------make grants and low-interest loans to local educational 
        agencies for the construction, modernization, or repair of 
        public educational facilities (H.R. 2187), motion to recommit, 
        H5592 [14MY]
      ------permit local educational agencies receiving Federal funds 
        for construction, modernization, or repair of public 
        educational facilities to construct greenhouses or gardens, or 
        plant trees, H5520 [13MY]
      ------prohibit funding to make grants and low-interest loans to 
        local educational agencies for the construction, 
        modernization, or repair of public educational facilities if 
        Federal deficit exceeds certain level, H5592 [14MY]
      ------require States participating in Quality Pathways Grant 
        Program to evaluate, report, and outline steps to address 
        disparities in high-quality early learning programs for low-
        income children, H9686 [17SE]
      ------reserve a certain portion of school modernization funds 
        for grants to local educational agencies serving areas that 
        are economically distressed or recovering from a natural 
        disaster, H5516 [13MY]
      ------strike American Graduation Initiative funding, H9637 
        [16SE]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: funding, H4383 [1AP]
      Discrimination: clarify that a discriminatory compensation 
        decision or other practice that is unlawful occurs each time 
        compensation is paid pursuant to the compensation decision or 
        other practice (H.R. 11), H115, H121 [9JA]
      ------clarify that a discriminatory compensation decision or 
        other practice that is unlawful occurs each time compensation 
        is paid pursuant to the compensation decision or other 
        practice (S. 181), H548 [27JA]
      ------clarify that a discriminatory compensation decision or 
        other practice that is unlawful occurs each time compensation 
        is paid pursuant to the compensation decision or other 
        practice (S. 181), consideration (H. Res. 87), H534 [27JA]
      Economy: comparison between policies of past Presidential 
        administrations, E983 [27AP]
      Education: revise maximum educational award formula used to 
        calculate veterans educational benefits received for 
        participating in national service programs, H3590 [18MR]
      ------student loan programs, H9602 [16SE], H9682 [17SE]
      ERISA: provide for independent investment advice for 
        participants and beneficiaries under individual account plans 
        (H.R. 1988), E914 [21AP]
      GAO: study projects funded by local educational agencies for the 
        construction, modernization, or repair of public educational 
        facilities, and geographic distribution of and access by 
        demographic groups to green schools, H5520 [13MY]
      Government: permit continued financing of Government operations 
        (H.R. 4314), H15424 [16DE]
      Health: national policy to provide health care and reform 
        insurance procedures, H4374 [1AP]
      ------national policy to provide health care and reform 
        insurance procedures (H.R. 3200), H11522 [21OC], H11986 [28OC]
      ------national policy to provide health care and reform 
        insurance procedures (H.R. 3962), H12864, H12870, H12871, 
        H12879, H12953 [7NO]
      Higher Education Act: amend (H.R. 3221), H9602, H9637 [16SE], 
        H9678, H9679, H9680, H9682, H9684, H9685, H9686, H9687, H9688, 
        H9689, H9691, H9692 [17SE]
      Insurance: provide parity under group health plans and insurance 
        coverage in the provision of benefits for prosthetic devices 
        and components and benefits for other medical and surgical 
        services (H.R. 2575), E1239 [21MY]
      Iran: expand economic sanctions against Iran to include 
        importation of refined petroleum (H.R. 2194), H14935 [15DE]
      Lawyers and attorneys: set cap on attorney fees for cases of 
        discrimination in the payment of wages based on sex, H136 
        [9JA]
      Medicare: Medicare Advantage program funding, H11522 [21OC]
      Philadelphia, PA: anniversary of the Society Hill Playhouse, 
        E2765 [16NO]
      ------tribute to Rock School for Dance Education, E2038 
        [28JY]
      Power resources: enhance research, development, and 
        demonstration of solar energy technologies (H.R. 3585), 
        consideration (H. Res. 846), H11589 [22OC]
      Public debt: ceiling, H15424 [16DE]
      Schools: environmentally friendly recreational structures, 
        equipment, and physical education facilities installation 
        funding, H5519 [13MY]
      ------reduce the incidence and effect of asthma and other 
        respiratory illnesses in children, H5518 [13MY]
      Taliaferro, Adam: Philadelphia Sports Writers Association 
        Humanitarian Award recipient, E224 [9FE]
      Taxation: rates, H4407, H4409 [2AP], H4895 [28AP]
  Tributes
      Herlinsky, Victor J., Sr., E2697 [3NO]
      James, Trevor L., E2267 [15SE]
      Johnson, John, E2047 [28JY]
      Kauffman, Bruce W., E2578 [20OC]
      Long, Timothy R., E156 [27JA]
      Morrell, Robert, E911 [21AP]
      Murray, Richard E., E1377 [11JN]
      Norcross, Donald, E902 [21AP]
      Ridinger, Dick and Tommie, E2042 [28JY]
      Saxton, Jim, E905 [21AP]




ANDREWS AFB, MD

  Remarks in House
      American Legion: tribute to Heroes to Hometowns golf tournament, 
        H10075 [30SE]




ANGEL FLIGHT INC.

  Remarks in Senate
      Tribute, S9710 [23SE]




ANGELIDES, PHIL

  Appointments
      Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission, S7574 [15JY], H8682 [23JY]




ANGELIQUE'S BRIDAL SALON, INC.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1812 [16JY]




ANGELO STATE UNIVERSITY

  Remarks in House
      Moreland, Ellen D.: Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of 
        Teaching and Council for Advancement and Support of Education 
        Texas Professor of the Year award recipient, H13325 [19NO]




ANGHELONE, JOSEPH

  Remarks in House
      National Franchisee Association: tribute, E140 [26JA]




ANGIER, NC

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E3059 [17DE]




ANGOLA, REPUBLIC OF

  Messages
      Certification of Applicable Waiver Within the Meaning of the 
        Clean Diamond Trade Act: President Obama, S10316 [8OC], H11143 
        [8OC]
  Remarks in Senate
      Clinton, Sec. of State: trip to Africa, S9175 [9SE]




ANIMAL WELFARE ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Animals: ensure that all dogs and cats used by research 
        facilities are obtained legally (see S. 1834), S10635 [21OC] 
        (see H.R. 3907), H11711 [22OC]
  Letters
      Pet Safety and Protection Act: Cathy Liss, Animal Welfare 
        Institute, S10643 [21OC]
  Remarks in House
      Animals: ensure that all dogs and cats used by research 
        facilities are obtained legally (H.R. 3907), E2613 [22OC]
  Remarks in Senate
      Animals: ensure that all dogs and cats used by research 
        facilities are obtained legally (S. 1834), S10643 [21OC]




ANIMAL WELFARE INSTITUTE

  Letters
      Pet Safety and Protection Act, S10643 [21OC]




ANIMALS  related term(s) National Wildlife Refuges
  Amendments
      Business and industry: improve management and long-term health 
        of wild free-roaming horses and burros (H.R. 1018), H8324 
        [17JY]
      ------improve management and long-term health of wild free-
        roaming horses and burros (H.R. 1018), consideration (H. Res. 
        653), H8312 [17JY]
  Articles and editorials
      Bob Barker Asks Cherokees To End North Carolina Bear Pit 
        Attractions, E2092 [31JY]
      Complete Sham, S2811 [5MR]
      E. Coli Path Shows Flaws in Beef Inspection, H10535 [7OC]
      Endangered Law--Bush Rule Change Ignores Science--Again, S2811 
        [5MR]
      Endangered Process, S2810 [5MR]
      Endangered Species--A 9-Second Rewrite, S2811 [5MR]
      Gutting the Law, S2811 [5MR]
      Russia To Ban Hunting of Baby Seals, S3779 [25MR]
      Shredder Is Overheating in Bush's Final Months, S2812 [5MR]
      Unnecessary ESA Rewrite, S2810 [5MR]
      Who Needs Those Pesky Scientists?, S2810 [5MR]
  Bills and resolutions
      Agriculture: ensure the humane slaughter of nonambulatory cattle 
        (see H.R. 4356), H15499 [16DE]
      ------prohibit any Federal agency or official, in carrying out 
        efforts to reduce effects of greenhouse gas emissions on 
        climate change, from imposing a fee or tax on gaseous 
        emissions emitted directly by livestock (see H.R. 1438), H3337 
        [11MR]
      ------prohibit importation of ruminants, swine, and their 
        products from Argentina until the Dept. of Agriculture 
        certifies that Argentina is free of foot and mouth disease 
        (see S. 337), S994 [28JA] (see H.R. 1226), H2873 [26FE]
      ------terminate marketing assistance loans and loan deficiency 
        payments for mohair producers (see H.R. 2914), H6971 [17JN]
      American Kennel Club: anniversary (see H. Con. Res. 160), H7705 
        [26JN]
      Americans With Disabilities Act: provide certified trainers of 
        service animals access to the same public transportation and 
        public accommodations afforded disabled persons with service 
        animals (see H.R. 4378), H15500 [16DE]
      Armed Forces: establish a grant program to encourage use of 
        assistance dogs by certain members of the Armed Forces and 
        veterans (see H.R. 3266), H8409 [20JY]
      ------recognize significant contributions of the Military 
        Working Dog (MWD) Program (see H. Res. 812), H11111 [7OC]
      Bears: conserve global bear populations by prohibiting the 
        importation, exportation, and interstate trade of bear viscera 
        and items or products containing bear viscera (see H.R. 3480), 
        H9277 [31JY]
      Borel, Calvin: tribute (see S. Res. 129), S5128 [5MY] (see H. 
        Res. 418), H5399 [7MY] (see H. Res. 429), H5485 [12MY] (see H. 
        Res. 632), H8008 [10JY]
      Business and industry: improve management and long-term health 
        of wild free-roaming horses and burros (see S. 1579), S8864 
        [5AU] (see H.R. 1018), H1517 [12FE]
      ------improve management and long-term health of wild free-
        roaming horses and burros (H.R. 1018), consideration (see H. 
        Res. 653), H8301 [16JY]
      Canada: urge end to commercial hunt for seals (see S. Res. 84), 
        S3658 [24MR]
      Clothing industry: improve accuracy of fur products labeling 
        (see S. 1076), S5614 [19MY] (see H.R. 2480), H5790 [19MY]
      Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary: expand boundaries (see 
        S. 212), S309 [12JA] (see H.R. 223), H36 [6JA]
      Crime: ensure that all dogs and cats used by research facilities 
        are obtained legally (see S. 1834), S10635 [21OC] (see H.R. 
        3907), H11711 [22OC]
      ------prohibit certain conduct relative to the use of horses for 
        human consumption (see S. 727), S3897 [26MR] (see H.R. 503), 
        H323 [14JA]
      Dept. of Agriculture: establish a grant program to promote 
        efforts to develop, implement, and sustain veterinary services 
        (see S. 1709), S9840 [24SE] (see H.R. 3519), H9279 [31JY]
      ------foster efficient markets and increase competition and 
        transparency among packers that purchase livestock from 
        producers (see S. 460), S2423 [24FE]
      ------increase rate for payments under the Milk Income Loss 
        Contract (MILC) Program and facilitate milk producer 
        association efforts to remove dairy cows from production (see 
        H.R. 3322), H8707 [23JY]
      ------provide emergency disaster assistance to certain 
        agricultural and livestock producers that suffered losses (see 
        H.R. 4177), H13466 [2DE]
      ------provide emergency disaster assistance to certain 
        agricultural producers that suffered losses (see S. 2810), 
        S11883 [20NO]
      Dept. of the Interior: allow individuals to hunt and kill 
        Burmese pythons within Everglades National Park boundaries 
        (see H.R. 3215), H8099 [14JY]
      ------coordinate with other Federal authorities to enhance U.S. 
        ability to conserve global wildlife and biological diversity 
        (see H.R. 3086), H7703 [26JN]
      ------eradicate and control nutria in Maryland, Louisiana, and 
        other coastal States (see S. 1519), S8135 [27JY] (see H.R. 
        3850), H11514 [20OC]
      ------prohibit the consideration of global climate change as a 
        factor in determining whether a species is threatened or 
        endangered (see S. 724), S3897 [26MR]
      ------provide financial assistance to Louisiana for a pilot 
        program to develop measures to eradicate or control feral 
        swine and to assess and restore wetlands damaged by feral 
        swine (see S. 1965), S10850 [28OC]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: assess feasibility and advisability 
        of using service dogs for treatment or rehabilitation of 
        veterans with physical or mental injuries or disabilities (see 
        S. 1495), S7868 [22JY]
      ------carry out a pilot program on dog training therapy (see 
        H.R. 3885), H11580 [21OC]
      Endangered species: allow importation of polar bear trophies 
        taken in sport hunts in Canada before the date the polar bear 
        was determined to be a threatened species (see S. 1395), S7138 
        [6JY] (see H.R. 1054, 1055), H1519 [12FE]
      Endangered Species Day: designate (see S. Res. 121), S4964 
        [30AP]
      FAA: require mandatory notification with respect to wildlife 
        strikes by aircrafts (see S. 1162), S5943 [2JN]
      Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act: preserve effectiveness of 
        medically important antibiotics used in treatment of human and 
        animal diseases (see S. 619), S3163 [17MR] (see H.R. 1549), 
        H3525 [17MR]
      Food: amend inspection laws to notify consumers of products 
        produced from crops, livestock, or poultry raised on sewage 
        sludge-treated land (see H.R. 185), H34 [6JA]
      Foreign aid: support and provide financial resources for 
        conservation programs of nations within the range of rare 
        felid and rare canid populations (see S. 529), S2827 [5MR]
      ------support and provide financial resources for projects of 
        persons with expertise and conservation programs of nations 
        within the range of rare felid and rare canid populations (see 
        H.R. 411), H160 [9JA]
      Government regulations: treat nonhuman primates as prohibited 
        wildlife species under certain regulations governing illegal 
        trade or possession of wildlife (see H.R. 80), H30 [6JA]
      Great Lakes: establish deadline for restricting sewage dumping 
        and fund programs and activities for improving wastewater 
        discharges into the Great Lakes (see H.R. 54), H30 [6JA]
      Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary: expand 
        boundaries (see S. 212), S309 [12JA] (see H.R. 223), H36 [6JA]
      Hazardous substances: prohibit inclusion of brucella abortus in 
        certain lists of dangerous biological agents and toxins (see 
        H.R. 4215), H13550 [7DE]
      ------require engine coolant and antifreeze to contain a 
        bittering agent so as to render it unpalatable (see H.R. 615), 
        H442 [21JA]
      Health care professionals: enhance and increase the number of 
        veterinarians trained in veterinary public health (see H.R. 
        2999), H7145 [23JN]
      Hunting and trapping: prohibit body-gripping traps in National 
        Wildlife Refuge System (see H.R. 3710), H10456 [1OC]
      ------prohibit certain interstate conduct relative to exotic 
        animals and prohibit certain computer-assisted remote hunting 
        (see H.R. 2308), H5398 [7MY]
      ------recognize hunting heritage and provide opportunities for 
        continued hunting on public lands (see S. 1348), S7069 [25JN] 
        (see S. 1770), S10318 [8OC] (see H.R. 3046), H7445 [25JN] (see 
        H.R. 3749), H11110 [7OC]
      International Whaling Commission: require U.S. Commissioner to 
        be a Federal employee (see H.R. 2955), H7022 [18JN]
      Kansas City Animal Health Corridor: recognize region (see S. 
        Res. 174), S6364 [9JN] (see H. Res. 317), H4397 [1AP]
      Marine Mammal Commission: establish national research program to 
        fund basic and applied research on marine mammals (see H.R. 
        2029), H4686 [22AP]
      Marine Mammal Protection Act: modify goals relative to 
        incidental mortality and serious injury of marine mammals in 
        commercial fishing operations (see H.R. 843), H921 [3FE]
      Marine mammals: establish a research program to provide for the 
        recovery of the southern sea otter (see S. 1748), S10061 [1OC] 
        (see H.R. 556), H380 [15JA]
      ------promote international whale conservation, protection, and 
        research (see H.R. 2455), H5711 [18MY]
      Marine Turtle Conservation Act: reauthorize (see H.R. 509), H324 
        [14JA]
      National Academy of Sciences: evaluate certain Federal 
        regulations for potential harmful impacts on public health and 
        the environment and direct Federal agencies to reverse those 
        harmful impacts (see H.R. 585), H381 [15JA]
      National Animal Rescue Day: designate (see H. Res. 767), H9899 
        [23SE]
      National Dog Bite Prevention Week: observe and adopt and 
        implement effective dog bite injury prevention programs to 
        protect Postal Service employees (see H. Res. 355), H4687 
        [22AP]
      National Link Awareness Month: support goals and ideals (see H. 
        Res. 191), H2835 [25FE]
      National Reading Education Assistance Dogs Day: designate (see 
        S. Res. 338), S11205 [5NO]
      National Wild Horse and Burro Adoption Day: support goals and 
        ideals (see S. Res. 221), S7869 [22JY] (see S. Res. 283), 
        S9733 [23SE] (see H. Res. 688), H8959 [28JY]
      NOAA: extend the John H. Prescott Marine Mammal Rescue 
        Assistance Grant Program (see S. 859), S4573 [22AP] (see H.R. 
        844), H921 [3FE]
      Packers and Stockyards Act: prohibit use of certain anti-
        competitive forward contracts (see S. 1086), S5700 [20MY]
      Patents: extend a certain patent (see H.R. 2508), H5792 [19MY]
      Philadelphia, PA: anniversary of Philadelphia Zoo (see S. Res. 
        75), S3074 [12MR]
      Postal Service: issue a Multinational Species Conservation Funds 
        Semipostal Stamp (see S. 1567), S8681 [3AU] (see H.R. 1454), 
        H3399 [12MR]
      Public lands: sustain fish, plants, and wildlife (see H.R. 
        2807), H6538 [10JN]
      Research: prohibit conducting of invasive research on great apes 
        (see H.R. 1326), H3053 [5MR]
      Roads and highways: authorize States to issue special permits to 
        allow the operation of certain vehicles on the Interstate 
        Highway System for the hauling of livestock (see H.R. 3605), 
        H9729 [17SE]
      Science: prohibit human-animal hybrids (see S. 1435), S7318 
        [9JY]
      Taxation: allow a deduction for pet care expenses (see H.R. 
        3501), H9278 [31JY]
      ------exclude from gross income amounts received on the sale of 
        certain animals associated with educational programs (see H.R. 
        1955), H4522 [2AP]
      ------provide for a livestock energy investment credit (see H.R. 
        907), H1044 [4FE]
      Tower of Hope (organization): commend efforts to provide 
        assistance dogs to wounded veterans and support goals and 
        ideals of creating a Tower of Hope Day (see S. Res. 115), 
        S4807 [28AP] (see H. Res. 291), H4063 [26MR]
      Transportation: prohibit transportation of horses in vehicles 
        containing 2 or more levels stacked on top of one another (see 
        H.R. 305), H88 [8JA]
      U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: authorize Wildlife Without 
        Borders Program (see H.R. 3198), H8099 [14JY]
      Washington (State): anniversary of Pig War crisis on San Juan 
        Island (see H. Res. 652), H8302 [16JY]
      Wildlife: ban importation and interstate commerce of pythons 
        (see S. 373), S1432 [3FE] (see H.R. 2811), H6538 [10JN]
      ------prevent introduction and establishment of nonnative 
        invasive wildlife species that negatively impact the economy, 
        environment, or human or animal health (see H.R. 669), H525 
        [26JA]
      ------prohibit import, export, transportation, sale, receipt, 
        acquisition, or purchase in interstate or foreign commerce of 
        any live animal of any prohibited wildlife species (see S. 
        462), S2423 [24FE]
      Wildlife Restoration Act: ensure adequate funding for 
        conservation and restoration of wildlife (see S. 655), S3550 
        [19MR]
  Factsheets
      Swine Production, Diseases and Antimicrobial Consumption: 
        National Food Institute, Danish Technical University, H10534 
        [7OC]
  Letters
      Canadian commerical seal hunting: Nancy J. Powell, Dept. of 
        State, S3691 [24MR]
      Captive Primate Safety Act: Representative Conyers, Committee on 
        the Judiciary (House), H1621 [23FE]
      ------Representative Rahall, Committee on Natural Resources 
        (House), H1621 [23FE]
      Dept. of Agriculture bovine tuberculosis research funding: Gary 
        Voogt, National Cattlemen's Beef Association, S8653 [3AU]
      Domestic energy policy impact on certain Endangered Species Act 
        regulations: Senator Murkowski, S5401-S5403 [13MY]
      Foot and Mouth Disease Prevention Act: Jodie Hickman, South 
        Dakota Cattlemen's Association, S996 [28JA]
      ------Jon Wooster, U.S. Cattlemen's Association, S995 [28JA]
      ------R.M. Thornsberry, Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund (R-
        CALF) United Stockgrowers of America (organization), S996 
        [28JA]
      ------Sam D. Holland, South Dakota Animal Industry Board, S995 
        [28JA]
      ------Tom Buis, National Farmers Union, S996 [28JA]
      Nomination of Eric H. Holder, Jr. to be Attorney General: 
        several hunting and wildlife associations, S1256 [2FE]
      Non-therapeutic use of antibiotics on livestock prohibition: 
        Frank M. Aarestrup, National Food Institute, Danish Technical 
        University, H10534 [7OC]
      Pet Safety and Protection Act: Cathy Liss, Animal Welfare 
        Institute, S10643 [21OC]
      Phase out nontherapeutic use of antimicrobial drugs in food 
        animals: several health organizations, E2093 [31JY]
      Require Depts. of the Interior or Commerce to follow existing 
        public notice and comment statutes to modify Endangered 
        Species Act rule relative to polar bears and related carbon 
        emissions rule: Senator Begich, H2650 [25FE]
  Lists
      Organizations supporting reversal of rules on interagency 
        cooperation under the Endangered Species Act relative to polar 
        bears and related carbon emissions rule, S2746 [4MR]
  Remarks in House
      American Kennel Club: anniversary (H. Con. Res. 160), H14841-
        H14843 [14DE]
      Armed Forces: establish a grant program to encourage use of 
        assistance dogs by certain members of the Armed Forces and 
        veterans, H11121 [8OC]
      ------establish a grant program to encourage use of assistance 
        dogs by certain members of the Armed Forces and veterans (H.R. 
        3266), E2696 [3NO]
      ------provide service animals to members receiving medical care 
        in an outpatient status, H7243 [24JN]
      Atsma-Cameron, Mary: Western Dairy Business (publication) 
        Outstanding Dairy Producer of the Year award recipient, E272 
        [13FE]
      Baraboo, WI: anniversary of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey 
        Circus, E2911 [8DE]
      BLM: expand joint advisory board overseeing management and long-
        term health of wild free-roaming horses and burros to include 
        members from pertinent Native American tribes and State 
        grazing boards, H8308, H8312 [17JY]
      Bronx, NY: anniversary of Bronx Zoo, E2738 [6NO], E2753 [9NO]
      Brookfield, IL: anniversary of Brookfield Zoo, E1614 [26JN]
      Buffalo, NY: anniversary of Audubon Society chapter, E1072 [6MY]
      Burkholder, Anne: Nebraska Cattlemen's Beef Association Beef 
        Quality Assurance Program Producer of the Year award 
        recipient, E2819 [19NO]
      Business and industry: improve management and long-term health 
        of wild free-roaming horses and burros (H.R. 1018), H8297, 
        H8298 [16JY], H8305, H8316-H8328 [17JY], E256 [12FE], E1845 
        [20JY], E1857 [21JY], E1953 [24JY]
      ------improve management and long-term health of wild free-
        roaming horses and burros (H.R. 1018), consideration (H. Res. 
        653), H8306-H8313 [17JY]
      Clothing industry: improve accuracy of fur products labeling 
        (H.R. 2480), E1200 [19MY]
      Crime: ensure that all dogs and cats used by research facilities 
        are obtained legally (H.R. 3907), E2613 [22OC]
      DePeters, Ed: University of California, Davis Prize for 
        Undergraduate Teaching and Scholarly Achievement recipient, 
        E1090 [7MY]
      Dept. of Agriculture: establish a grant program to promote 
        efforts to develop, implement, and sustain veterinary services 
        (H.R. 3519), H9917 [24SE]
      Dept. of Defense: determine whether use of therapy animals to 
        treat wounded warriors should be expanded to additional 
        facilities, H7362 [25JN]
      Dept. of the Interior: allow individuals to hunt and kill 
        Burmese pythons within Everglades National Park boundaries 
        (H.R. 3215), H13007 [17NO]
      ------coordinate with other Federal authorities to enhance U.S. 
        ability to conserve global wildlife and biological diversity 
        (H.R. 3086), E1613 [26JN]
      Endangered Species Act: require Depts. of the Interior or 
        Commerce to follow existing public notice and comment statutes 
        to modify rule relative to polar bears and related carbon 
        emissions rule, H2649, H2650 [25FE]
      EPA: prohibit implementation of rule requiring mandatory 
        reporting of greenhouse gas emissions from manure management 
        systems, H11756-H11759 [26OC], H12055 [29OC]
      FDA: phase out nontherapeutic use of antimicrobial drugs in food 
        animals, H14945 [15DE], E2093 [31JY]
      Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act: preserve effectiveness of 
        medically important antibiotics used in treatment of human and 
        animal diseases, H14746 [11DE]
      ------preserve effectiveness of medically important antibiotics 
        used in treatment of human and animal diseases (H.R. 1549), 
        H8272 [16JY], H10533, H10534 [7OC], E689 [17MR]
      Foreign aid: support and provide financial resources for 
        projects of persons with expertise and conservation programs 
        of nations within the range of rare felid and rare canid 
        populations (H.R. 411), H4533-H4537 [21AP]
      Fort Worth, TX: anniversary of Fort Worth Zoo, E2402 [30SE]
      Government regulations: treat nonhuman primates as prohibited 
        wildlife species under certain regulations governing illegal 
        trade or possession of wildlife (H.R. 80), H1616-H1622 [23FE], 
        H2606 [24FE], H2635 [25FE], H13007 [17NO], E14 [6JA], E311, 
        E331 [24FE], E465 [26FE]
      Guam Animals in Need (GAIN) (organization): tribute, E1245 
        [21MY]
      Houston, TX: tribute to Houston Rodeo and Livestock Show, H2634 
        [25FE]
      International Whaling Commission: require U.S. Commissioner to 
        be a Federal employee (H.R. 2955), E1493 [18JN]
      Kansas City Animal Health Corridor: recognize region (H. Res. 
        317), H9509-H9513 [15SE], E2280 [16SE]
      Marine mammals: establish a research program to provide for the 
        recovery of the southern sea otter (H.R. 556), H8830, H8831 
        [27JY], E2049 [28JY], E2413 [1OC]
      Marine Turtle Conservation Act: reauthorize (H.R. 509), H8831, 
        H8832 [27JY], E83 [14JA]
      Napa Valley Horsemen's Association: anniversary, E2606 [22OC]
      National Link Awareness Month: support goals and ideals (H. Res. 
        191), E418 [25FE]
      National Wild Horse and Burro Adoption Day: support goals and 
        ideals (H. Res. 688), H9760, H9761 [22SE], E2341 [23SE]
      Nicholls State University: prohibit funding for the Institute 
        for Seafood Studies project, H6968 [17JN]
      NOAA: extend the John H. Prescott Marine Mammal Rescue 
        Assistance Grant Program (H.R. 844), H2883, H2884 [2MR]
      Performing Animal Welfare Society (PAWS): anniversary, E903 
        [21AP]
      Philadelphia, PA: anniversary of Philadelphia Zoo, E560 [5MR]
      Pike County, OH: anniversary of Pike County Fair, E2045 [28JY]
      Postal Service: issue a Multinational Species Conservation Funds 
        Semipostal Stamp (H.R. 1454), H13535, H13536 [7DE], E664 
        [12MR]
      ------issue commemorative stamped envelope to honor Seabiscuit 
        (racehorse), E1118 [12MY]
      Safety: improve animal welfare, H13007 [17NO]
      Sea Otter Awareness Week: observance, E2413 [1OC]
      Seeing Eye (organization): anniversary, E2787 [17NO]
      St. Petersburg, FL: anniversary of Audubon Society chapter, E921 
        [22AP]
      Taxation: exclude from gross income amounts received on the sale 
        of certain animals associated with educational programs (H.R. 
        1955), E865 [2AP]
      Tower of Hope (organization): commend efforts to provide 
        assistance dogs to wounded veterans and support goals and 
        ideals of creating a Tower of Hope Day (H. Res. 291), H12162, 
        H12163 [2NO], E790 [26MR], E2696 [3NO]
      Transportation: prohibit transportation of horses in vehicles 
        containing 2 or more levels stacked on top of one another 
        (H.R. 305), E42 [8JA]
      Transportation Security Administration: increase number of 
        canine detection teams used for air cargo screening, H6209, 
        H6210 [4JN], H7182 [24JN]
      U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: authorize Wildlife Without 
        Borders Program (H.R. 3198), E1755 [14JY]
      Wildlife: prevent introduction and establishment of nonnative 
        invasive wildlife species that negatively impact the economy, 
        environment, or human or animal health (H.R. 669), E142 [26JA]
      Wisconsin: recognize role of Circus World Museum and the 
        Wisconsin Historical Society in the preservation of circus 
        industry history, E2911 [8DE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Agriculture: prohibit importation of ruminants, swine, and their 
        products from Argentina until the Dept. of Agriculture 
        certifies that Argentina is free of foot and mouth disease (S. 
        337), S995 [28JA]
      Barkwheats Dog Products, LLC: tribute, S6443 [10JN]
      Borel, Calvin: tribute (S. Res. 129), S5167 [5MY]
      Business and industry: improve management and long-term health 
        of wild free-roaming horses and burros (H.R. 1018), S9257 
        [10SE]
      Canada: urge end to commercial hunt for seals (S. Res. 84), 
        S3691 [24MR], S3778 [25MR], S5297 [7MY]
      Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary: expand boundaries (S. 
        212), S313 [12JA]
      Crime: ensure that all dogs and cats used by research facilities 
        are obtained legally (S. 1834), S10643 [21OC]
      ------prohibit certain conduct relative to the use of horses for 
        human consumption (S. 727), S3925 [26MR]
      Dept. of Agriculture: Agricultural Research Service swine odor 
        and manure management research funding, S2739, S2740 [4MR]
      ------bovine tuberculosis research funding, S8623 [31JY], S8653, 
        S8654 [3AU]
      ------National Animal Disease Center funding, S8727 [4AU]
      Dept. of the Interior: prohibit the consideration of global 
        climate change as a factor in determining whether a species is 
        threatened or endangered, S4941 [30AP], S9639 [22SE]
      ------provide financial assistance to Louisiana for a pilot 
        program to develop measures to eradicate or control feral 
        swine and to assess and restore wetlands damaged by feral 
        swine (S. 1965), S10858 [28OC]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: assess feasibility and advisability 
        of using service dogs for treatment or rehabilitation of 
        veterans with physical or mental injuries or disabilities, 
        S11268 [9NO]
      Endangered Species Act: require Depts. of the Interior or 
        Commerce to follow existing public notice and comment statutes 
        to modify rule relative to polar bears and related carbon 
        emissions rule, S2677, S2679 [3MR], S2745 [4MR], S2782, S2800, 
        S2803, S2809-S2813 [5MR], S5367 [12MY], S5401 [13MY]
      Endangered Species Day: designate (S. Res. 121), S4977 [30AP], 
        S5394 [12MY]
      Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act: preserve effectiveness of 
        medically important antibiotics used in treatment of human and 
        animal diseases (S. 619), S3179 [17MR]
      Foreign aid: support and provide financial resources for 
        conservation programs of nations within the range of rare 
        felid and rare canid populations (S. 529), S2829 [5MR]
      Government regulations: treat nonhuman primates as prohibited 
        wildlife species under certain regulations governing illegal 
        trade or possession of wildlife (H.R. 80), S2542-S2545 [26FE]
      Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary: expand 
        boundaries (S. 212), S313 [12JA]
      Kentucky Derby: tribute to Mine That Bird (racehorse), S5061 
        [4MY]
      Marine mammals: establish a research program to provide for the 
        recovery of the southern sea otter (S. 1748), S10067 [1OC]
      National Reading Education Assistance Dogs Day: designate (S. 
        Res. 338), S11217 [5NO], S11377 [16NO]
      National Wild Horse and Burro Adoption Day: support goals and 
        ideals (S. Res. 283), S9758, S9759 [23SE]
      NOAA: extend the John H. Prescott Marine Mammal Rescue 
        Assistance Grant Program (S. 859), S4578 [22AP]
      Packers and Stockyards Act: prohibit use of certain anti-
        competitive forward contracts (S. 1086), S5702 [20MY]
      Philadelphia, PA: anniversary of Philadelphia Zoo (S. Res. 75), 
        S3091, S3092 [12MR]
      Point Reyes National Seashore: use of contraception to cull the 
        whitetail deer herd, S10901 [29OC]
      Theodore Roosevelt National Park: authorize qualified hunters 
        under supervision of the National Park Service to cull the elk 
        herd, S7232 [8JY], S10900, S10901 [29OC]
      U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: white nose syndrome research 
        funding, S9808 [24SE]
      Wildlife: ban importation and interstate commerce of pythons (S. 
        373), S1438 [3FE], S7118 [6JY]
      Wildlife Restoration Act: ensure adequate funding for 
        conservation and restoration of wildlife (S. 655), S3566 
        [19MR]
  Reports filed
      Captive Primate Safety Act: Committee on Environment and Public 
        Works (Senate) (H.R. 80) (S. Rept. 111-53), S7699 [20JY]
      Consideration of H.R. 1018, Restore Our American Mustangs Act: 
        Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 653) (H. Rept. 111-212), 
        H8301 [16JY]
      Great Cats and Rare Canids Act: Committee on Environment and 
        Public Works (Senate) (S. 529) (S. Rept. 111-52), S7699 [20JY]
      Gulf of the Farallones and Cordell Bank National Marine 
        Sanctuaries Boundary Modification and Protection Act: 
        Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation (Senate) 
        (S. 212) (S. Rept. 111-64), S8759 [4AU]
      Marine Turtle Conservation Act Reauthorization: Committee on 
        Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 509) (H. Rept. 111-200), H8007 
        [10JY]
      Multinational Species Conservation Funds Semipostal Stamp Act: 
        Committee on Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 1454) (H. Rept. 
        111-358), H13549 [7DE]
      NOAA John H. Prescott Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance Grant 
        Program Extension: Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
        Transportation (Senate) (S. 859) (S. Rept. 111-70), S8992 
        [6AU]
      Restore Our American Mustangs Act: Committee on Natural 
        Resources (House) (H.R. 1018) (H. Rept. 111-177), H7144 [23JN]
      Southern Sea Otter Recovery and Research Act: Committee on 
        Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 556) (H. Rept. 111-175), H7144 
        [23JN]
      Urge Canada To End Commercial Hunt for Seals: Committee on 
        Foreign Relations (Senate) (S. Res. 84), S5281 [7MY]
  Texts of
      H. Con. Res. 160, American Kennel Club anniversary, H14841 
        [14DE]
      H. Res. 291, commend efforts of Tower of Hope (organization) to 
        provide assistance dogs to wounded veterans and support goals 
        and ideals of creating a Tower of Hope Day, H12162 [2NO]
      H. Res. 317, recognize Kansas City Animal Health Corridor 
        region, H9509 [15SE]
      H. Res. 653, consideration of H.R. 1018, Restore Our American 
        Mustangs Act, H8306 [17JY]
      H. Res. 688, support goals and ideals of National Wild Horse and 
        Burro Adoption Day, H9760 [22SE]
      H.R. 80, Captive Primate Safety Act, H1617 [23FE]
      H.R. 411, Great Cats and Rare Canids Act, H4533 [21AP]
      H.R. 509, Marine Turtle Conservation Act reauthorization, H8831 
        [27JY]
      H.R. 556, Southern Sea Otter Recovery and Research Act, H8830 
        [27JY]
      H.R. 1018, Restore Our American Mustangs Act, H8317 [17JY]
      H.R. 1454, Multinational Species Conservation Funds Semipostal 
        Stamp Act, H13535 [7DE]
      S. 373, ban importation and interstate commerce of pythons, 
        S1438 [3FE]
      S. 727, Prevention of Equine Cruelty Act, S3926 [26MR]
      S. 859, NOAA John H. Prescott Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance 
        Grant Program extension, S4578 [22AP]
      S. 1086, Livestock Marketing Fairness Act, S5703 [20MY]
      S. Res. 75, Philadelphia Zoo anniversary, S3090, S3092 [12MR]
      S. Res. 84, urge Canada to end commercial hunt for seals, S3691 
        [24MR], S5297 [7MY]
      S. Res. 115, commend efforts of Tower of Hope (organization) to 
        provide assistance dogs to wounded veterans and support goals 
        and ideals of creating a Tower of Hope Day, S4828 [28AP]
      S. Res. 121, Endangered Species Day, S4977 [30AP], S5394 [12MY]
      S. Res. 129, tribute to Calvin Borel, S5164, S5167 [5MY]
      S. Res. 174, recognize Kansas City Animal Health Corridor 
        region, S6385 [9JN]
      S. Res. 221, support goals and ideals of National Wild Horse and 
        Burro Adoption Day, S7891 [22JY]
      S. Res. 283, support goals and ideals of National Wild Horse and 
        Burro Adoption Day, S9750, S9759 [23SE]
      S. Res. 338, National Reading Education Assistance Dogs Day, 
        S11217 [5NO], S11377 [16NO]




ANN ARBOR, MI

  Remarks in House
      Ann Arbor Host Lions Club: anniversary, E2276 [15SE]
      Ann Arbor (MI) News: tribute, E1965 [24JY]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: VA Ann Arbor, MI, Health System 
        funding, E1733 [13JY]
      National Training Institute: anniversary, E2175 [31JY]
      NSF International (organization): anniversary, E2842 [1DE]
      University of Michigan: anniversary of university library system 
        as Federal Depository Library, E861 [2AP]
  Remarks in Senate
      EPA: Ann Arbor, MI, National Vehicle and Fuel Emissions 
        Laboratory hybrid hydraulic technology demonstration program 
        funding, S9808 [24SE]




ANN ARBOR (MI) NEWS

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1965 [24JY]




ANNANDALE, VA

  Remarks in House
      Annandale Chamber of Commerce: tribute to award recipients, 
        E1319 [4JN]
      Henry, Cray: Partnership for Public Service (organization) 
        Service to America National Security and International Affairs 
        Medal nominee, E1078 [6MY]
      Virginia Stop Modern Slavery (organization): tribute, E2553 
        [15OC]




ANNANDALE FLORIST, INC.

  Remarks in House
      Reunion Music Society, Inc.: tribute to Richardson-Watkins 
        Founders Award recipients, E1221 [20MY]




ANNAPOLIS, MD

  Remarks in House
      Jakovics, Kim: Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award 
        recipient, E2864 [2DE]




ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, MD

  Remarks in House
      District of Columbia: require notification of local police when 
        juveniles escape from the New Beginnings Youth Center in 
        Laurel, MD, H8209 [16JY]




ANNENBERG, LEE

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, H3378 [12MR]




ANNINOS, DIONYSIOS

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1249 [21MY]




ANNISTON, AL

  Remarks in House
      Center for Domestic Preparedness: tribute, H10524 [7OC]
      Supervalu, Inc.: tribute to accreditation by Cambridge Center 
        for Behavioral Studies, E2266 [15SE]




ANNUAL AND LIFETIME HEALTH CARE LIMIT ELIMINATION ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see S. 1149), S5819 [21MY]
  Remarks in Senate
      Enact (S. 1149), S5861 [21MY]
  Texts of
      S. 1149, provisions, S5861 [21MY]




ANOKA, MN

  Remarks in House
      Anoka High School: tribute, E809 [30MR]




ANSTAETT, KENNETH P.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E261 [12FE]




ANTARCTIC REGIONS

  Bills and resolutions
      Antarctic Treaty: anniversary of signing (see S. Res. 365), 
        S12070 [1DE] (see H. Con. Res. 51), H1520 [12FE]
      Tariff: Antarctic krill oil (see S. 2327), S10920 [29OC]
  Messages
      Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty: 
        President Obama, S4399 [2AP]
  Remarks in House
      Antarctic Treaty: anniversary of signing (H. Con. Res. 51), 
        H10106-H10108 [30SE], E2501 [8OC]
  Remarks in Senate
      Antarctic Treaty: anniversary of signing (S. Res. 365), S12089 
        [1DE]
      Treaties and agreements: removal of injunction of secrecy, S4399 
        [2AP]
  Texts of
      H. Con. Res. 51, Antarctic Treaty signing anniversary, H10107 
        [30SE]
      S. Res. 365, Antarctic Treaty signing anniversary, S12072, 
        S12089 [1DE]




ANTHONY, CHERYL G.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E2574 [20OC]




ANTHONY, NM

  Remarks in House
      Gadsden High School: tribute to Junior ROTC, H5312 [7MY]




ANTHONY, SUSAN B.

  Bills and resolutions
      Women: honor legacy on third Monday in February (see H.R. 1273), 
        H2924 [3MR]
  Remarks in House
      Women: honor legacy on third Monday in February (H.R. 1273), 
        E533 [3MR]




ANTHONY DEJUAN BOATWRIGHT ACT  see Insurance




ANTHRAX ATTACKS INVESTIGATION ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 1248), H2886 [2MR]
  Remarks in House
      Enact (H.R. 1248), H2954 [4MR]




ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE

  Remarks in House
      Boals, Richard L.: Anti-Defamation League Jerry J. Wisotsky 
        Torch of Liberty Award recipient, E2573 [20OC]




ANTIDEFICIENCY ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Universal Service Administration Co.: exempt from Antideficiency 
        Act accounting rules to improve administration of, and prevent 
        increases in, contributions to the Universal Service Fund (see 
        S. 348), S1057 [29JA] (see H.R. 2135), H4914 [28AP]
  Remarks in Senate
      Universal Service Administration Co.: exempt from Antideficiency 
        Act accounting rules to improve administration of, and prevent 
        increases in, contributions to the Universal Service Fund (S. 
        348), S1063 [29JA]




ANTI-GANG TASK FORCE ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 2541), H6008 [21MY]




ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

  Bills and resolutions
      Dept. of the Treasury: direct U.S. representatives to the IMF 
        and World Bank to condition loans to Antigua and Barbuda on 
        cooperation with efforts to provide redress to Stanford 
        Financial Group fraud victims (see S. Res. 362), S12008 [30NO]
  Texts of
      S. Res. 362, Dept. of the Treasury direction of U.S. 
        representatives to the IMF and World Bank to condition loans 
        to Antigua and Barbuda on cooperation with efforts to provide 
        redress to Stanford Financial Group fraud victims, S12012 
        [30NO]




ANTIL, ALINE

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1668 [8JY]




ANTI-TERRORISM ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Terrorism: deter and provide justice for victims by ensuring 
        foreign sponsors of terrorism are held accountable to their 
        victims in U.S. courts (see S. 2930), S13883 [23DE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Terrorism: deter and provide justice for victims by ensuring 
        foreign sponsors of terrorism are held accountable to their 
        victims in U.S. courts (S. 2930), S13885 [23DE]




ANTITRUST CRIMINAL PENALTY ENHANCEMENT AND REFORM ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Sunset: delay (see S. 1219), S6364 [9JN] (see H.R. 2675), H6154 
        [3JN]
  Remarks in House
      Sunset: delay (H.R. 2675), H6328, H6330 [9JN]
  Remarks in Senate
      Dept. of Justice: extend Antitrust Division leniency program 
        (H.R. 2675), S6741 [17JN]
      Sunset: delay (S. 1219), S6382 [9JN]
  Texts of
      H.R. 2675, Antitrust Criminal Penalty Enhancement and Reform Act 
        of 2004 Extension Act, H6329 [9JN]
      S. 1219, Antitrust Criminal Penalty Enhancement and Reform Act 
        of 2004 Extension Act, S6382 [9JN]




ANTITRUST CRIMINAL PENALTY ENHANCEMENT AND REFORM ACT OF 2004 
    EXTENSION ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see S. 1219), S6364 [9JN] (see H.R. 2675), H6154 [3JN]
  Remarks in House
      Enact (H.R. 2675), H6328, H6330 [9JN]
  Remarks in Senate
      Enact (H.R. 2675), S6741 [17JN]
      Enact (S. 1219), S6382 [9JN]
  Texts of
      H.R. 2675, provisions, H6329 [9JN]
      S. 1219, provisions, S6382 [9JN]




ANTITRUST POLICY

  Bills and resolutions
      Antitrust Criminal Penalty Enhancement and Reform Act: delay 
        sunset (see S. 1219), S6364 [9JN] (see H.R. 2675), H6154 [3JN]
      Consumers: restore rule making it illegal for manufacturers to 
        set a minimum price below which a retailer cannot sell the 
        manufacturer's product (see S. 148), S43 [6JA] (see H.R. 
        3190), H8024 [13JY]
      Dept. of Justice: review agricultural mergers and acquisitions 
        (see S. 364), S1431 [3FE]
      Financial institutions: amend laws to ensure competitive market-
        based rates and terms for merchants' access to electronic 
        payment systems (see S. 1212), S6364 [9JN] (see H.R. 2695), 
        H6262 [4JN]
      GAO: study Dept. of Transportation policies on approving 
        international alliances between domestic and foreign air 
        carriers and granting antitrust exemptions connected to such 
        alliances (see H.R. 831), H921 [3FE]
      Health: apply antitrust laws to negotiations between groups of 
        independent pharmacies and health plans and health insurance 
        issuers in the same manner as collective bargaining by labor 
        organizations (see H.R. 1204), H2835 [25FE]
      ------ensure that health insurance issuers and medical 
        malpractice insurance issuers cannot engage in price fixing, 
        bid rigging, or market allocations to the detriment of 
        competition and consumers (see S. 1681), S9554 [17SE] (see 
        H.R. 3596), H9729 [17SE]
      Health care professionals: exempt from Federal antitrust laws in 
        negotiations with health plans and health insurance issuers 
        (see H.R. 1493), H3400 [12MR]
      Insurance: further competition in the insurance industry (see 
        H.R. 1583), H3640 [18MR]
      Motor vehicles: prohibit certain restraints of competition 
        adversely affecting automobile dealers (see H.R. 3450), H9276 
        [31JY]
      NCAA: demand antitrust investigation of the Bowl Championship 
        Series (BCS) and support establishment of a Division I 
        Football Bowl Subdivision Championship playoff system (see H. 
        Res. 68), H382 [15JA]
      Petroleum: make oil-producing and exporting cartels illegal (see 
        S. 204), S308 [12JA]
      Railroads: provide expanded coverage and eliminate certain 
        exemptions relative to railroads (see S. 146), S43 [6JA] (see 
        H.R. 233), H69 [7JA]
  Cloture motions
      Railroads: provide expanded coverage and eliminate certain 
        exemptions relative to railroads (S. 146), S5887 [21MY]
  Letters
      Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act: Senator Rockefeller, 
        Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation (Senate) 
        and Senator Kohl, Committee on the Judiciary (Senate), S5908 
        [1JN]
  Remarks in House
      Antitrust Criminal Penalty Enhancement and Reform Act: delay 
        sunset (H.R. 2675), H6328, H6330 [9JN]
      Consumers: restore rule making it illegal for manufacturers to 
        set a minimum price below which a retailer cannot sell the 
        manufacturer's product (H.R. 3190), E1734 [13JY]
      Dept. of Transportation: impose a sunset provision on airline 
        antitrust immunity, H5916, H5920-H5925 [21MY]
      Financial institutions: amend laws to ensure competitive market-
        based rates and terms for merchants' access to electronic 
        payment systems (H.R. 2695), H10527 [7OC], E1308 [4JN]
      GAO: study Dept. of Transportation policies on approving 
        international alliances between domestic and foreign air 
        carriers and granting antitrust exemptions connected to such 
        alliances (H.R. 831), E190 [3FE]
      Health: ensure that health insurance issuers and medical 
        malpractice insurance issuers cannot engage in price fixing, 
        bid rigging, or market allocations to the detriment of 
        competition and consumers, H12889 [7NO]
      ------ensure that health insurance issuers and medical 
        malpractice insurance issuers cannot engage in price fixing, 
        bid rigging, or market allocations to the detriment of 
        competition and consumers (H.R. 3596), E2318 [17SE]
      Health care professionals: exempt from Federal antitrust laws in 
        negotiations with health plans and health insurance issuers 
        (H.R. 1493), E655 [12MR]
      Motor vehicles: prohibit certain restraints of competition 
        adversely affecting automobile dealers (H.R. 3450), H9263 
        [31JY]
  Remarks in Senate
      Antitrust Criminal Penalty Enhancement and Reform Act: delay 
        sunset (S. 1219), S6382 [9JN]
      ------extend Dept. of Justice Antitrust Division leniency 
        program (H.R. 2675), S6741 [17JN]
      Consumers: restore rule making it illegal for manufacturers to 
        set a minimum price below which a retailer cannot sell the 
        manufacturer's product (S. 148), S133 [6JA]
      Dept. of Justice: review agricultural mergers and acquisitions, 
        S10286 [8OC]
      Financial institutions: amend laws to ensure competitive market-
        based rates and terms for merchants' access to electronic 
        payment systems, S5467, S5468 [14MY]
      ------amend laws to ensure competitive market-based rates and 
        terms for merchants' access to electronic payment systems (S. 
        1212), S6416 [10JN]
      Health: ensure that health insurance issuers and medical 
        malpractice insurance issuers cannot engage in price fixing, 
        bid rigging, or market allocations to the detriment of 
        competition and consumers, S11075 [4NO], S11908 [21NO], S12030 
        [1DE], S13694 [21DE]
      ------ensure that health insurance issuers and medical 
        malpractice insurance issuers cannot engage in price fixing, 
        bid rigging, or market allocations to the detriment of 
        competition and consumers (S. 1681), S9556 [17SE], S10628-
        S10630 [21OC]
      Insurance: history of health insurance industry, S10974 [2NO]
      ------repeal antitrust exemption for health insurance and 
        medical malpractice insurance, S13073 [12DE]
      ------review mergers and repeal antitrust exemption for health 
        insurance companies and establish a medical insurance rate 
        authority, S10976 [2NO]
      NCAA: demand antitrust investigation of the Bowl Championship 
        Series (BCS) and support establishment of a Division I 
        Football Bowl Subdivision Championship playoff system, S1117 
        [30JA]
      Petroleum: make oil-producing and exporting cartels illegal (S. 
        204), S300, S311 [12JA]
      Railroads: provide expanded coverage and eliminate certain 
        exemptions relative to railroads (S. 146), S129-S131 [6JA], 
        S5887 [21MY], S5908 [1JN], S5916 [2JN]
  Reports filed
      Health Insurance Industry Antitrust Enforcement Act: Committee 
        on the Judiciary (House) (H.R. 3596) (H. Rept. 111-322), 
        H12197 [2NO]
      Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act: Committee on the Judiciary 
        (Senate) (S. 146) (S. Rept. 111-9), S3368 [18MR]
  Texts of
      H.R. 2675, Antitrust Criminal Penalty Enhancement and Reform Act 
        of 2004 Extension Act, H6329 [9JN]
      S. 146, Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act, S130 [6JA]
      S. 148, Discount Pricing Consumer Protection Act, S134 [6JA]
      S. 204, No Oil Producing and Exporting Cartels (NOPEC) Act, S311 
        [12JA]
      S. 1212, Credit Card Fair Fee Act, S6366-S6371 [9JN]
      S. 1219, Antitrust Criminal Penalty Enhancement and Reform Act 
        of 2004 Extension Act, S6382 [9JN]
      S. 1681, Health Insurance Industry Antitrust Enforcement Act, 
        S9556 [17SE]




ANTON, BILL

  Remarks in Senate
      Tribute, S8757 [4AU]




ANTONE, M. THERESE

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1114 [11MY]




ANTUNEZ  see Garcia Perez, Jorge L.




ANTUNEZ, JORGE L. GARCIA PEREZ

  Remarks in House
      Cuba: call for release of political prisoners, H3723 [23MR]




ANTZELEVITCH, CHARLES

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E2606 [22OC]




ANZALONE, WILLIAM

  Remarks in House
      Italian American Association of Luzerne County, PA: Person of 
        the Year award recipient, E2365 [24SE]




AOC HOLDING CO.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1888 [22JY]




APARTMENT ASSOCIATION OF GREATER DALLAS

  Remarks in House
      Anniversary, E2361 [24SE]




APELBAUM, LAURA COHEN

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1836 [17JY]




APGAR, VIRGINIA

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1443 [17JN]




APPALACHIA RESTORATION ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see S. 696), S3784 [25MR]
  Remarks in Senate
      Enact (S. 696), S3789 [25MR]
  Texts of
      S. 696, provisions, S3789 [25MR]




APPALACHIAN REGIONAL COMMISSION

  Amendments
      Energy and water development: making appropriations (H.R. 3183), 
        S8137, S8145, S8146, S8147, S8148 [27JY], S8159, S8176, S8177, 
        S8183, S8205, S8206, S8207, S8208, S8209 [28JY], S8218, S8221, 
        S8222, S8234, S8243, S8244, S8245, S8251, S8253, S8259, S8280, 
        S8281, S8282, S8283, S8284, S8285 [29JY], H8133, H8134, H8135, 
        H8136, H8137, H8138, H8140, H8141, H8142, H8147, H8148, H8149, 
        H8150, H8151, H8152, H8153, H8155, H8156, H8157, H8158 [15JY], 
        H8328, H8329, H8330, H8331, H8332, H8333, H8334, H8335, H8336, 
        H8337 [17JY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 3183), consideration (H. Res. 
        645), H8113 [15JY]
  Appointments
      Conferees: H.R. 3183, energy and water development 
        appropriations, S8263 [29JY], H9970 [25SE]
  Bills and resolutions
      Appalachian Development Highway System: complete construction 
        (see S. 1534), S8271 [29JY]
      ------extend Corridor O from its current southern terminus at I-
        68 near Cumberland, MD, to Corridor H, which stretches from 
        Weston, WV, to Strasburg, VA (see H.R. 1489), H3400 [12MR]
      Energy and water development: making appropriations (see S. 
        1436), S7318 [9JY] (see H.R. 3183), H8024 [13JY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 3183), consideration (see H. 
        Res. 645), H8099 [14JY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 3183), consideration of 
        conference report (see H. Res. 788), H10407 [30SE]
      Local government: amend laws relative to county additions to the 
        Appalachian region (see H.R. 79), H30 [6JA]
  Cloture motions
      Energy and water development: making appropriations (H.R. 3183), 
        S8213 [28JY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 3183), conference report, 
        S10328 [8OC], S10399 [14OC]
  Conference reports
      Energy and Water Development Appropriations (H.R. 3183), H10150-
        H10358 [30SE]
  Motions
      Energy and water development: making appropriations (H.R. 3183), 
        S8223 [29JY], H8338 [17JY], H9969 [25SE]
  Remarks in House
      Energy and water development: across-the-board funding 
        reduction, H8142, H8143 [15JY]
      ------allow consideration of additional amendments to 
        appropriations legislation, H8108, H8110, H8112 [15JY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 3183), H8117-H8161 [15JY], 
        H8328-H8340 [17JY], E1833 [17JY], E2136 [31JY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 3183), conference report, 
        H10424-H10433 [1OC], E2477, E2489 [8OC]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 3183), consideration (H. Res. 
        645), H8107-H8115 [15JY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 3183), consideration of 
        conference report (H. Res. 788), H10420-H10423 [1OC]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 3183), earmark declaration, 
        E1648 [7JY], E1735, E1737, E1739, E1740, E1741 [13JY], E1748, 
        E1750, E1751, E1752, E1754, E1756, E1757, E1758, E1760, E1761, 
        E1762, E1764, E1765, E1767, E1768, E1769 [14JY], E1771, E1773, 
        E1774, E1775, E1776, E1777, E1778, E1779, E1780, E1781, E1782, 
        E1783, E1784, E1785, E1786, E1787, E1788, E1789, E1790, E1791, 
        E1793, E1794, E1795, E1796, E1797, E1798, E1799, E1800, E1801, 
        E1802 [15JY], E1805, E1806, E1807, E1810, E1811, E1813, E1814, 
        E1817, E1820, E1821, E1822, E1824 [16JY], E1827, E1829, E1830, 
        E1833, E1834 [17JY], E1846, E1847, E1850 [20JY], E1857, E1859, 
        E1860, E1861, E1871 [21JY], E1934, E1935, E1942, E1956, E1957, 
        E1969, E1973 [24JY], E2014 [27JY], E2152, E2160, E2162, E2166, 
        E2167, E2171 [31JY], E2211 [9SE], E2249 [14SE], E2292 [16SE], 
        E2420, E2431, E2436 [1OC], E2439 [2OC], E2454 [6OC], E2463, 
        E2468, E2483 [8OC], E2527 [14OC], E2587, E2588 [20OC], E2590, 
        E2593, E2595, E2597 [21OC], E2616 [22OC], E2620 [23OC], E2647 
        [28OC], E2679 [2NO], E2706 [4NO], E2782 [17NO]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 3183), motion to instruct 
        conferees, H9969 [25SE]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 3183), motion to recommit, 
        H8338, H8339 [17JY]
      ------require appropriations legislation conference report to be 
        available in an electronic form for a certain period prior to 
        approval, H9969 [25SE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Appalachian Development Highway System: complete construction 
        (S. 1534), S8274 [29JY]
      Energy and water development: making appropriations (H.R. 3183), 
        S8110-S8115 [27JY], S8150, S8157-S8159, S8166, S8169, S8172, 
        S8175-S8183, S8213 [28JY], S8216-S8219, S8221-S8225, S8227, 
        S8233, S8240, S8243-S8263 [29JY], S8547, S8548 [30JY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 3183), conference report, 
        S10085 [5OC], S10313, S10328 [8OC], S10339 [13OC], S10397-
        S10402, S10407, S10408, S10417 [14OC], S10462-S10464 [15OC]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 3183), unanimous-consent 
        agreement, S8099 [24JY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 3183), unanimous-consent 
        request, S8223 [29JY]
      ------prohibit funding for earmarks in committee report unless 
        included in authorization legislation, S8177-S8181 [28JY]
  Reports
      Disclosure of Congressionally Directed Spending Items in 
        Conference Report on H.R. 3183, Energy and Water Development 
        Appropriations, S10402 [14OC]
      Disclosure of Congressionally Directed Spending Items in S. 
        1436, Energy and Water Development Appropriations, S8129 
        [27JY]
  Reports filed
      Consideration of Conference Report on H.R. 3183, Energy and 
        Water Development Appropriations: Committee on Rules (H. Res. 
        788) (H. Rept. 111-280), H10407 [30SE]
      Consideration of H.R. 3183, Energy and Water Development 
        Appropriations: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 645) (H. 
        Rept. 111-209), H8099 [14JY]
      Energy and Water Development Appropriations: Committee of 
        Conference (H.R. 3183) (H. Rept. 111-278), H10407 [30SE]
      ------Committee on Appropriations (House) (H.R. 3183) (H. Rept. 
        111-203), H8024 [13JY]
      ------Committee on Appropriations (Senate) (S. 1436) (S. Rept. 
        111-45), S7317 [9JY]
  Rulings of the Chair
      Energy and water development: making appropriations (H.R. 3183), 
        S8227 [29JY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 3183), consideration (H. Res. 
        645), H8107 [15JY]
  Tables
      Committee on the Budget (Senate) scoring of conference report on 
        H.R. 3183, energy and water development appropriations, S10402 
        [14OC]
      Committee on the Budget (Senate) scoring of H.R. 3183, energy 
        and water development appropriations, S8214 [28JY]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 645, consideration of H.R. 3183, energy and water 
        development appropriations, H8107 [15JY]
      H. Res. 788, consideration of conference report on H.R. 3183, 
        energy and water development appropriations, H10420 [1OC]
      H.R. 3183, energy and water development appropriations, S8609-
        S8618 [30JY]




APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY

  Remarks in House
      Peck, Gill P.: Appalachian State University Alumni Association 
        Distinguished Alumnus Award recipient, E967 [23AP]




APPEL, PETER H.

  Reports filed
      Nomination To Be Dept. of Transportation Research and Innovative 
        Technology Administration Administrator: Committee on 
        Commerce, Science, and Transportation (Senate), S4669 [23AP]




APPELBAUM, BINYAMIN

  Articles and editorials
      In White House Meeting, Obama Calls on Banks To Increase 
        Lending, H15475 [16DE]




APPLEBAUM, ANNE

  Articles and editorials
      Auschwitz Under Our Noses, S4488 [21AP]




APPLEBURY, DAVID J.

  Remarks in House
      Boy Scouts: Eagle Scout Award recipient, E1314 [4JN]




APPLEBY, JULIE

  Articles and editorials
      Proposed Tax Rattles Orthopedic Device Industry, H11361 [14OC]




APPLEWHITE, ANTHONY

  Remarks in House
      Boy Scouts: Eagle Scout Award recipient, E1391 [12JN]




APPLIANCE STANDARDS IMPROVEMENT ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see S. 598), S3113 [16MR]
  Remarks in Senate
      Enact (S. 598), S3116 [16MR]
  Texts of
      S. 598, provisions, S3117-S3119 [16MR]




APPROPRIATIONS

  Addresses
      Dept. of Defense Weapons Programs Funding Reform: Robert M. 
        Gates, Sec. of Defense, S7737-S7740 [21JY]
  Amendments
      Agriculture, rural development, FDA, and related agencies 
        programs: making appropriations (H.R. 2997), S8536, S8574, 
        S8583, S8584, S8585, S8586, S8587, S8588, S8589, S8590, S8591, 
        S8592, S8593, S8594, S8595, S8596, S8597, S8598, S8599, S8600, 
        S8601, S8602, S8603, S8604, S8605, S8606, S8607, S8608 [30JY], 
        S8620, S8623, S8632, S8633 [31JY], S8648, S8650, S8651, S8653, 
        S8656, S8659, S8660, S8661, S8663, S8691, S8692, S8693, S8694, 
        S8695, S8696, S8697, S8698, S8699 [3AU], S8722, S8723, S8725, 
        S8775, S8776 [4AU], S8877 [5AU], H7805, H7806, H7807, H7808, 
        H7811, H7816, H7819, H7820, H7821, H7822, H7824, H7825, H7826 
        [8JY], H7843, H7845, H7846, H7847, H7848, H7849, H7850, H7851 
        [9JY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 2997), consideration (H. Res. 
        609), H7794 [8JY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 2997), consideration of 
        conference report (H. Res. 799), H10538 [7OC]
      Budget: reinstitute and update the pay-as-you-go requirement of 
        budget neutrality on new tax and mandatory spending 
        legislation, enforced by the threat of annual, automatic 
        sequestration (H.R. 2920), H8527 [22JY]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2007-2012 (2008), 
        S1687, S1688 [5FE]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2009-2014 (H. Con. 
        Res. 85), H4437, H4446, H4460, H4469 [2AP]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2009-2014 (S. Con. 
        Res. 13), S3972, S3974, S4006, S4007 [30MR], S4013, S4017, 
        S4031, S4033, S4037, S4088, S4089, S4090, S4091, S4092, S4096, 
        S4097, S4098, S4099, S4100, S4101, S4102, S4103 [31MR], S4113, 
        S4114, S4118, S4120, S4121, S4122, S4123, S4125, S4128, S4129, 
        S4131, S4132, S4135, S4144, S4149, S4200, S4201, S4202, S4203, 
        S4204, S4205, S4206, S4207, S4208, S4209, S4210, S4211, S4212, 
        S4213, S4219, S4220, S4221, S4222, S4223, S4224, S4225, S4226 
        [1AP], S4234, S4245, S4250, S4254, S4255, S4256, S4257, S4258, 
        S4259, S4260, S4261, S4262, S4263, S4264, S4265, S4266, S4267, 
        S4268, S4269, S4270, S4271, S4273, S4274, S4275, S4277, S4278, 
        S4279, S4280, S4281, S4282, S4283, S4284, S4285, S4286, S4287, 
        S4288, S4388, S4389, S4390, S4391, S4392, S4393, S4394, S4395, 
        S4396, S4397 [2AP]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2009-2014 (S. Con. 
        Res. 13), consideration of conference report (H. Res. 371), 
        H4889 [28AP]
      Chesapeake Bay Initiative Act: provide for continuing 
        authorization of the Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails 
        Network (H.R. 965), H9405 [10SE]
      Coast Guard: authorizing appropriations (H.R. 3619), H11640, 
        H11673, H11680, H11681, H11682, H11683, H11684 [22OC], H11717, 
        H11718, H11719, H11720, H11721 [23OC]
      ------authorizing appropriations (H.R. 3619), consideration (H. 
        Res. 853), H11629 [22OC]
      Continuing: making, E2370 [25SE]
      ------making (H.J. Res. 64), consideration (H. Res. 976), H15004 
        [16DE]
      Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military 
        activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military 
        construction (S. 1390), S7383, S7415, S7416, S7417, S7418, 
        S7419, S7420, S7421, S7422, S7423, S7425 [13JY], S7446, S7483, 
        S7484, S7489, S7490, S7491, S7492, S7493, S7494, S7495, S7500, 
        S7501, S7502, S7503, S7504, S7505 [14JY], S7510, S7560, S7561, 
        S7562, S7563, S7564, S7565, S7566, S7567, S7569, S7570, S7571, 
        S7572 [15JY], S7631, S7632, S7633, S7635, S7654, S7655, S7656, 
        S7657, S7658, S7659, S7660, S7661, S7662, S7663 [16JY], S7683, 
        S7686, S7705, S7706, S7707, S7708, S7709, S7710, S7715, S7716, 
        S7717, S7718, S7719 [20JY], S7723, S7745, S7751, S7757, S7765, 
        S7794, S7795, S7796, S7797, S7798, S7799, S7800, S7801, S7802, 
        S7803, S7804, S7805, S7806 [21JY], S7841, S7848, S7849, S7851, 
        S7852, S7853, S7854, S7855, S7856, S7857, S7858, S7893, S7894, 
        S7895, S7896, S7902, S7904, S7905, S7908, S7910, S7911, S7912, 
        S7913, S7914, S7915, S7920, S7921, S7922, S7923, S7924, S7925, 
        S7926, S7927, S7928, S7929, S7930, S7931, S7932, S7937 [22JY], 
        S7949, S7952, S7973, S7976, S7985, S7987, S7999, S8000, S8002, 
        S8003, S8004, S8005, S8006, S8007, S8008, S8009, S8010, S8011, 
        S8012, S8013, S8014, S8015, S8016, S8018, S8023,