[Congressional Record Index (2010)]
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HOLT, RUSH D. (a Representative from New Jersey)

  Amendments
      Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military 
        activities and prescribing personnel strengths (H.R. 5136), 
        H4071, H4073 [27MY]
      Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations for military construction and veterans' 
        services (H.R. 5822), H6235 [28JY]
      Economy: invest in innovation through research and development 
        and improve competitiveness of the U.S. (H.R. 5116), H3401, 
        H3402 [12MY]
      Intelligence services: authorizing appropriations (H.R. 2701), 
        H890 [25FE]
  Appointments
      John P. Murtha funeral attendees, H626 [22FE]
  Bills and resolutions cosponsored
      Afghanistan: honor seven Americans killed in Khost for their 
        service to the U.S. (see H. Res. 1009), H139 [13JA]
      ------require a plan for the safe, orderly, and expeditious 
        redeployment of U.S. Armed Forces (see H.R. 5015), H2845 
        [22AP]
      Alcoholic beverages: support State based alcohol regulation, 
        clarify evidentiary rules for alcohol matters, and ensure 
        collection of all alcohol taxes (see H.R. 5034), H2845 [22AP]
      Almanzo Wilder Post Office Building, Malone, NY: designate (see 
        H.R. 6139), H6763 [15SE]
      American Society for Cell Biology: anniversary (see H. Res. 
        1296), H4873 [24JN]
      Americans for the Arts (nonprofit organization): anniversary 
        (see H. Res. 1582), H6405 (see H. Res. 1582), H6457 [29JY]
      Americans With Disabilities Act: anniversary (see H. Res. 1504), 
        H5712 [19JY]
      Animal Welfare Act: provide further protection for puppies (see 
        H.R. 5434), H4597 [16JN]
      Animals: ensure that all dogs and cats used by research 
        facilities are obtained legally (see H.R. 3907), H4678 [22JN]
      Antitrust policy: restore application of Federal antitrust laws 
        to the business of health insurance to protect competition and 
        consumers (see H.R. 4626), H646 [22FE]
      Arlington National Cemetery: provide a memorial marker on 
        Chaplains Hill to honor the memory of Jewish chaplains who 
        died while on active duty in the Armed Forces (see H. Con. 
        Res. 331), H8089 [7DE]
      Armed Forces: eliminate per-fiscal year calculation of days of 
        certain active duty or service used to reduce minimum age at 
        which Reserve component members may retire for non-regular 
        service (see H.R. 4947), H2877 [26AP]
      ------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. 
        6520), H8520 [15DE]
      ------extend TRICARE coverage to certain dependents under the 
        age of 26 (see H.R. 4923), H3745 [24MY]
      ------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), H2261 [23MR]
      Arts in Education Week: designate (see H. Con. Res. 275), H3273 
        [6MY]
      Aung San Suu Kyi: call for release by Burmese Government, hold 
        tripartite political dialogue toward national reconciliation, 
        restore democracy and freedoms, and recognize human rights for 
        Burmese citizens (see H. Res. 898), H4024 (see H. Res. 898), 
        H4085 [27MY]
      Aviation: establish limitations on the approval of cooperative 
        arrangements between 2 or more air carriers or between an air 
        carrier and a foreign air carrier (see H.R. 4788), H2877 
        [26AP]
      Bankruptcy: improve protections for employees and retirees in 
        business bankruptcies (see H.R. 4677), H5546 [13JY]
      Blood Cancer Awareness Month: designate (see H. Res. 1433), 
        H6407 (see H. Res. 1433), H6458 [29JY]
      Bodai, Balazs (Ernie): award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 
        6073), H6571 [30JY]
      BP Deepwater Horizon Disaster Inquiry Commission: establish (see 
        H.R. 5241), H3658 [19MY]
      Budget: provide an optional fast-track procedure the President 
        may use when submitting rescission requests (see H.R. 5454), 
        H5819 [20JY]
      Burma: condemn undemocratic upcoming elections (see H. Res. 
        1677), H7395 [29SE]
      ------welcome release of Aung San Suu Kyi and call for release 
        of all political prisoners and international sanctions against 
        ruling regime (see H. Res. 1768), H8520 [15DE]
      Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act: approve renewal of import 
        restrictions (see H.J. Res. 83), H3310 [11MY]
      Business and industry: require express authorization of a 
        majority of shareholders of a public company for certain 
        political expenditures by that company (see H.R. 4537), H1028 
        [2MR]
      Campbell, Robert M., Jr.: tribute (see H. Res. 1499), H5986 
        [22JY]
      Catholic Schools Week: recognize goals and honor contributions 
        of Catholic schools (see H. Res. 1008), H139 [13JA]
      Cell Phones for Soldiers (organization): tribute (see H. Res. 
        1078), H2800 [21AP]
      Children and youth: promote minimum State requirements for 
        prevention and treatment of concussions caused by 
        participation in school sports (see H.R. 6172), H6879 [22SE]
      ------protect students from inappropriate seclusion and physical 
        restraint (see H.R. 4247), H388 [26JA]
      ------reauthorize child nutrition programs (see H.R. 5504), 
        H4386 [10JN]
      Civil War--U.S.: establish a commission to commemorate 
        sesquicentennial (see H.R. 4771), H4873 [24JN]
      Colleges and universities: permit facilities to be designated as 
        voter registration agencies (see H.R. 1729), H3441 [12MY]
      Contraceptives: establish certain duties for pharmacies to 
        ensure provision of FDA-approved contraception (see H.R. 
        5309), H8030 [2DE]
      Courts: revise laws on liability in certain civil actions 
        arising from maritime incidents (see H.R. 5503), H5304 [30JN]
      Credit: permanently increase conforming loan limits for the 
        housing-related Government-sponsored enterprises and the FHA 
        maximum mortgage amount limitations (see H.R. 2483), H4677 
        [22JN]
      Crime: prevent video depictions of animal cruelty (see H.R. 
        5092), H2798 [21AP] (see H.R. 5566), H4676 [22JN]
      ------provide accountability for criminal acts of Federal 
        contractors and employees outside the U.S. (see H.R. 4567), 
        H972 [26FE]
      ------provide penalties for transporting minors in foreign 
        commerce for the purposes of female genital mutilation (see 
        H.R. 5137), H3202 [5MY]
      Defense Task Force on Sexual Assault in the Military Services: 
        implement recommendations (see H.R. 5197), H3312 [11MY]
      Dept. of Agriculture: assist eligible schools and nonprofit 
        entities to implement farm to school programs that improve 
        access to local foods in eligible schools (see H.R. 5456), 
        H4214 [28MY]
      Dept. of Defense: phase out the use of private military 
        contractors (see H.R. 4650), H754 [23FE]
      ------require emergency contraception to be available at all 
        military health care treatment facilities (see H.R. 4386), 
        H141 [13JA]
      Dept. of Education: anniversary of Impact Aid Program (see H. 
        Res. 1641), H6880 [22SE]
      ------award grants to State educational agencies for activities 
        designed to integrate engineering education into K-12 
        curriculum and to measure efficacy of engineering education 
        (see H.R. 4709), H3658 [19MY]
      ------create a demonstration project to fund additional 
        secondary school counselors in certain troubled schools to 
        reduce dropout rates (see H.R. 5671), H5501 [1JY]
      ------make grants to support fire safety education programs on 
        college campuses (see H.R. 4908), H2505 [13AP]
      Dept. of Energy: anniversary of Albert Einstein Distinguished 
        Educator Fellowship Program (see H. Res. 1322), H3123 [4MY]
      ------establish the Home Star Retrofit Rebate Program (see H.R. 
        5019), H2845 [22AP]
      Dept. of HHS: improve health of children, reduce occurrence of 
        sudden unexpected infant death, and enhance public health 
        activities relative to stillbirth (see H.R. 3212), H603 [4FE]
      ------include problem and pathological gambling in Substance 
        Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration programs and 
        establish grant program to address consequences of problem 
        gambling (see H.R. 2906), H1221 [9MR]
      ------promote optimal maternity outcomes by making evidence-
        based maternity care a national priority (see H.R. 5807), 
        H6804 [16SE]
      ------reauthorize special diabetes programs for type I diabetes 
        and Indians (see H.R. 3668), H2844 [22AP]
      ------tribute to family planning services provided under Title X 
        of the Public Health Service Act (see H. Res. 1476), H7398 
        [29SE]
      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), H3441 [12MY]
      ------establish a grant program to benefit domestic minor 
        victims of sex trafficking (see H.R. 5575), H7757 [30NO]
      Dept. of the Interior: establish the Delaware River Basin 
        Restoration Program (see H.R. 4698), H932 [25FE]
      ------prohibit oil and gas leasing activities on certain 
        portions of the Outer Continental Shelf (see H.R. 5213), H3312 
        [11MY]
      ------prohibit the leasing of any area of the Outer Continental 
        Shelf for the exploration, development, or production of oil, 
        gas, or any other mineral (see H.R. 5248), H5986 [22JY]
      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), H7396 [29SE]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: establish a presumption of service 
        connection for veterans with certain cancers who served in 
        Vietnam and were exposed to certain herbicide agents (see H.R. 
        3491), H2504 [13AP]
      ------expand types of approved education programs under the 
        Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Program (see H.R. 
        4320), H2937 [27AP]
      ------improve appeals process and establish a commission to 
        study judicial review of the determination of veterans' 
        benefits (see H.R. 4121), H6990 [23SE]
      ------improve efficiency of processing certain claims for 
        disability compensation by veterans (see H.R. 5928), H6990 
        [23SE]
      ------improve the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance 
        Program (see H.R. 5933), H6881 [22SE]
      ------include participation in clean-up operations at Enewetok 
        Atoll as a radiation-risk activity (see H.R. 1631), H7757 
        [30NO]
      ------make home loan guaranty programs for veterans regarding 
        adjustable rate mortgages and hybrid adjustable rate mortgages 
        (see H.R. 6146), H6990 [23SE]
      ------provide expedited procedures for consideration of certain 
        veterans claims (see H.R. 5549), H6990 [23SE]
      Developing countries: increase U.S. financial and programmatic 
        contributions to promote economic opportunities for women (see 
        H.R. 5191), H8990 [22DE]
      ------provide assistance to improve the health of newborns, 
        children, and mothers (see H.R. 5268), H4873 [24JN]
      Diseases: provide grants to schools for the development of 
        asthma management plans and the purchase of asthma inhalers 
        and spacers for emergency use (see H.R. 4836), H6573 [30JY]
      ------support research and public awareness activities relative 
        to inflammatory bowel disease (see H.R. 2275), H1397 [12MR]
      District of Columbia: authorize Gold Star Mothers National 
        Monument Foundation to establish a national monument (see H.R. 
        4197), H6627 [10AU]
      ------authorize Peace Corps Commemorative Foundation to 
        establish a commemorative work (see H.R. 4195), H3870 [26MY]
      Earth Day: commemorate anniversary and honor founder, Gaylord 
        Nelson (see H. Con. Res. 255), H1744 [19MR]
      Economy: invest in innovation through research and development 
        and improve competitiveness of the U.S. (see H.R. 5116), H3278 
        [7MY]
      Ed Roberts Day: designate (see H. Res. 1759), H8353 [14DE]
      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), H3312 [11MY]
      Electric power: promote energy independence and self-sufficiency 
        through net metering by certain small electric energy 
        generation systems (see H.R. 5692), H7397 [29SE]
      Elementary and Secondary Education Act: provide grants to local 
        educational agencies to encourage girls and minorities to 
        pursue studies and careers in science, mathematics, 
        engineering, and technology (see H.R. 6078), H6571 [30JY]
      Employment: provide funds to States, local government, and 
        community-based organizations to save and create local jobs 
        through retention, restoration, or expansion of services 
        needed by local communities (see H.R. 4812), H1323 [10MR]
      EPA: establish centers of excellence for green infrastructure 
        (see H.R. 4202), H472 [2FE]
      ERISA: ensure health care coverage value and transparency for 
        dental benefits under group health plans (see H.R. 5000), 
        H7499 [16NO]
      Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month: support goals and ideals (see 
        H. Res. 1343), H3310 [11MY]
      Fair Credit Reporting Act: exclude certain small health care 
        practices from Red Flag Guidelines (see H.R. 2345), H7499 
        [16NO]
      Families and domestic relations: require restrooms in public 
        buildings be equipped with baby changing facilities (see H.R. 
        4534), H422 [27JA]
      Family Violence Prevention and Services Act: reauthorize (see 
        H.R. 4116), H4872 [24JN]
      Federal aid programs: increase benefits for seniors, veterans, 
        and people with disabilities for one month in 2011 to 
        compensate for the lack of cost-of-living adjustment (see H.R. 
        5987), H7499 [16NO]
      Federal employees: amend methodology for calculating the amount 
        of any Postal surplus or supplemental liability under the 
        Civil Service Retirement System (see H.R. 5746), H7156 (see 
        H.R. 5746), H7213 [28SE]
      ------express appreciation for contributions and seek ways to 
        improve safety and security during performance of official 
        duties (see H. Res. 1187), H2580 [14AP]
      ------extend eligibility for coverage under the Federal 
        Employees Health Benefits Program to certain adult dependents 
        of Federal employees and annuitants (see H.R. 5200), H3542 
        [18MY]
      Financial institutions: advance the ability of credit unions to 
        promote small business growth and economic development 
        opportunities (see H.R. 3380), H1104 [3MR]
      Foreign aid: prohibit application of restrictive eligibility 
        requirements to foreign nongovernmental organizations based on 
        provision of certain health services (see H.R. 4879), H2460 
        [25MR]
      ------provide assistance for developing countries to promote 
        quality and universal basic education (see H.R. 5117), H6406 
        (see H.R. 5117), H6458 [29JY]
      Foreign Service: recognize contributions of female ambassadors 
        and members of the Foreign Service (see H. Res. 1698), H7395 
        [29SE]
      Fragile X Awareness Day: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 
        611), H5618 [14JY]
      FTC: prescribe rules prohibiting deceptive advertising of 
        abortion services (see H.R. 5652), H5819 [20JY]
      Gies, Miep: tribute (see H. Res. 1074), H649 [22FE]
      Global Science Program for Security, Competitiveness, and 
        Diplomacy: establish (see H.R. 4801), H1322 [10MR]
      Greece: anniversary of Battle of Marathon (see H. Res. 1704), 
        H7549 [17NO]
      ------independence anniversary (see H. Res. 1107), H833 [24FE]
      Gulf of Mexico: express condolences to workers who died on the 
        Deepwater Horizon oil platform, recognize other workers, and 
        commend rescuers and volunteers providing support to surviving 
        families (see H. Res. 1347), H3824 [25MY]
      Health: extend health information technology assistance 
        eligibility to behavioral health, mental health, and substance 
        abuse professionals and facilities (see H.R. 5040), H6284 
        [28JY]
      ------provide for human stem cell research, including embryonic 
        stem cell research (see H.R. 4808), H5985 [22JY]
      ------recognize life-saving role of ostomy care and prosthetics 
        in the lives of people in the U.S. (see H. Con. Res. 245), 
        H1027 [2MR]
      ------reduce adolescent pregnancy, HIV rates, and other sexually 
        transmitted diseases (see H.R. 1551), H7757 [30NO]
      Height, Dorothy I.: tribute (see H. Res. 1281), H2799 [21AP]
      Housing: allow homeowners of moderate-value homes who are 
        subject to mortgage foreclosure proceedings to remain in their 
        homes as renters (see H.R. 5028), H7644 [29NO]
      ------prevent loss of affordable housing dwelling units in the 
        U.S. (see H.R. 4868), H3124 [4MY]
      Human rights: combat international violence against women and 
        girls (see H.R. 4594), H2579 [14AP]
      Hurley, Bob, Sr.: Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 
        inductee (see H. Res. 1319), H3078 [29AP]
      Indonesia: end human rights crisis in Papua and West Papua (see 
        H. Res. 1355), H5921 [21JY]
      Insurance: extend temporarily the period of COBRA continuation 
        health coverage until coverage is otherwise available through 
        an employment-based health plan or a health benefit exchange 
        (see H.R. 5324), H5677 [15JY]
      ------increase maximum age for children eligible for medical 
        care under the CHAMPVA program (see H.R. 5206), H3542 [18MY]
      Iran: condemn human rights violations, release political 
        prisoners, support democracy, remove terrorist designation 
        from opposition group, and impose sanctions to deter nuclear 
        program (see H. Res. 1431), H6407 (see H. Res. 1431), H6458 
        [29JY]
      ------enhance ability of Iranians to access the Internet and 
        communications services (see H.R. 4301), H41 [12JA]
      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), 
        H266 [20JA]
      IRS: permit issuance of prospective guidance clarifying 
        employment status of individuals for purposes of employment 
        taxes and to prevent retroactive assessments relative to such 
        clarifications (see H.R. 6128), H6881 [22SE]
      Israel: call for immediate and unconditional release of Gilad 
        Shalit held captive by Hamas (see H. Res. 1359), H4388 [10JN]
      ------express condolences to families of victims of forest fire 
        (see H. Res. 1751), H8089 [7DE]
      ------tribute to efforts to save lives and provide relief to the 
        people of Haiti in aftermath of the earthquake (see H. Res. 
        1277), H2937 [27AP]
      Jacksonville, AR: commend support in creating a unique and 
        lasting partnership with Little Rock AFB, members of the Armed 
        Forces stationed there and their families (see H. Res. 1724), 
        H7548 [17NO]
      Japan: condemn abduction of U.S. children, return such children 
        to custodial parent or original jurisdiction for a custody 
        determination, and provide parents access to their children 
        (see H. Res. 1326), H5547 [13JY]
      Japanese Americans: recognize heroic contributions of those who 
        served in the Military Intelligence Service during and after 
        World War II (see H. Res. 1387), H3744 [24MY]
      Korean Americans: tribute (see H. Res. 1036), H649 [22FE]
      Medicaid: cover physician services delivered by podiatric 
        physicians to ensure access by beneficiaries to appropriate 
        quality foot and ankle care (see H.R. 1625), H3079 [29AP]
      ------improve access to advanced practice nurses and physicians' 
        assistants (see H.R. 6373), H7393 [29SE]
      Medicare: allow beneficiaries direct access to physical 
        therapists without a physician referral (see H.R. 1829), H3079 
        [29AP]
      ------continue using current practice expense relative value 
        units for certain cardiology services (see H.R. 4371), H8089 
        [7DE]
      ------cover hearing aids and auditory rehabilitation services 
        (see H.R. 504), H602 [4FE]
      ------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), H3311 [11MY]
      ------ensure more timely access to home health services for 
        beneficiaries (see H.R. 4993), H6043 [26JY]
      ------establish collaborative care networks to reduce use of 
        expensive hospital and provider resources and to provide more 
        comprehensive and coordinated care to low-income individuals 
        (see H.R. 3430), H755 [23FE]
      ------establish demonstration projects to study and improve the 
        quality and cost effectiveness of cancer care services 
        provided to beneficiaries (see H.R. 2872), H3483 (see H.R. 
        3675), H3484 [13MY]
      ------improve diagnosis and treatment of lymphedema and reduce 
        costs relative to treatment of complications of lymphedema 
        (see H.R. 4662), H5819 [20JY]
      ------promote medication therapy management under the part D 
        prescription drug program (see H.R. 3108), H3202 [5MY]
      ------provide an option for any citizen or permanent U.S. 
        resident to buy into Medicare (see H.R. 4789), H1359 [11MR]
      ------provide coverage of substitute adult day care services 
        (see H.R. 3043), H834 [24FE]
      ------provide for additional opportunities to enroll under part 
        B (see H.R. 5588), H4873 [24JN]
      ------provide payment to hospitals for costs of expanded 
        advanced practice nurse training programs (see H.R. 3185), 
        H2937 [27AP]
      Medicare/Medicaid: provide coverage of voluntary advance care 
        planning consultation (see H.R. 5795), H5818 [20JY]
      Members of Congress: eliminate automatic salary adjustments (see 
        H.R. 4255), H648 [22FE] (see H.R. 5146), H2935 [27AP]
      ------permit to administer the oath of allegiance to applicants 
        for naturalization (see H.R. 4862), H1744 [19MR]
      Mental health: change references in Federal law to mental 
        retardation or mentally retarded individuals to references to 
        an intellectual disability (see H.R. 4544), H3014 [28AP]
      Mental Health Month: designate (see H. Res. 1258), H2641 [15AP]
      Mining and mineral resources: improve transparency and reduce 
        trade in conflict minerals (see H.R. 4128), H3870 [26MY]
      Mortenson, Greg: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 6084), 
        H6626 [10AU]
      Mother Teresa: commemorate anniversary of birth and honor life 
        and legacy (see H. Res. 1615), H8034 [3DE]
      Mother's Day: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 1295), H3080 
        [29AP]
      Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week: support goals and ideals (see 
        H. Res. 1116), H1221 [9MR]
      National Baseball Hall of Fame: mint coins in recognition and 
        celebration (see H.R. 6534), H8597 [16DE]
      National Celiac Awareness Month: support goals and ideals (see 
        H. Con. Res. 110), H3745 [24MY]
      National Data Privacy Day: designate (see H. Res. 902), H194 
        [19JA]
      National Engineers Week: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 
        1097), H755 [23FE]
      National ESIGN Day: designate (see H. Con. Res. 290), H4871 
        [24JN]
      National Essential Tremor Awareness Month: designate (see H. 
        Res. 1264), H2641 [15AP]
      National Guard: anniversary (see H. Res. 1740), H7644 [29NO]
      National Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Week: designate 
        (see H. Res. 1522), H5921 [21JY]
      National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney 
        Diseases: anniversary (see H. Res. 1444), H6628 [10AU]
      National Lab Day: support ideals (see H. Res. 1213), H3124 [4MY]
      National Men's Health Week: observance (see H. Con. Res. 288), 
        H4424 [14JN]
      National Museum of American Jewish History: tribute (see H. Res. 
        1381), H3702 [20MY]
      National Nurses Week: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 
        1261), H2697 [20AP]
      National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month: support goals and 
        ideals (see H. Res. 1488), H5547 [13JY]
      National Physician Assistant Week: support goals and ideals (see 
        H. Res. 1600), H7156 (see H. Res. 1600), H7214 [28SE]
      National Previvor Day: designate (see H. Res. 1522), H5921 
        [21JY]
      National School Counseling Week: designate (see H. Res. 1029), 
        H327 [21JA]
      National School Lunch Act: permit certain service institutions 
        in all States to provide year-round services (see H.R. 4274), 
        H1221 [9MR]
      National Streetscaping Week: designate (see H. Con. Res. 240), 
        H1359 [11MR]
      National Women's History Month: support goals and ideals (see H. 
        Res. 1174), H1358 [11MR]
      Natural resources: strengthen U.S. capacity to lead 
        international community in reversing renewable natural 
        resource degradation trends (see H.R. 4959), H6573 [30JY]
      New Hampshire: tribute to National Guard (see H. Res. 899), 
        H6164 [27JY]
      Nobel Prize: recognition of Liu Xiaobo for peace (see H. Res. 
        1717), H8089 [7DE]
      ------recognition of Willard S. Boyle and George E. Smith for 
        physics (see H. Res. 1069), H555 [3FE]
      Nonprofit organizations: strengthen partnership with Federal 
        Government (see H.R. 5533), H4780 [23JN]
      North American Inclusion Month: support goals and ideals (see H. 
        Res. 1014), H388 [26JA]
      Oil Pollution Act: extend liability to corporations, 
        partnerships, and other persons having ownership interests in 
        responsible parties (see H.R. 5686), H5712 [19JY]
      Outer Continental Shelf: prohibit oil and gas preleasing, 
        leasing, and related activities in certain areas off of 
        Florida (see H.R. 5358), H4387 [10JN]
      ------require oil and gas drilling and production operations to 
        have in place the best available technology for blowout 
        preventers and emergency shutoff equipment (see H.R. 5634), 
        H4974 (see H.R. 5634), H5203 [29JN]
      Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act: require payment of royalty on 
        all oil and gas saved, removed, sold, or discharged under a 
        lease (see H.R. 5513), H4507 [15JN]
      Palladio, Andrea: anniversary of birth (see H. Con. Res. 259), 
        H7454 [15NO]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: establish a public 
        health insurance option (see H.R. 5808), H5920 [21JY]
      Poland: express sympathy to citizens and surviving families of 
        victims of airplane crash in Russia, solidarity with people 
        and Polish-American communities, and support for restoration 
        of leadership (see H. Res. 1246), H2578 [14AP]
      Political campaigns: apply ban on contributions and expenditures 
        by foreign nationals to domestic corporations in which foreign 
        principals have an ownership interest (see H.R. 4522), H386 
        [26JA]
      ------prohibit foreign influence, prevent Federal contractors 
        from making expenditures, and establish additional spending 
        disclosure requirements relative to Federal elections (see 
        H.R. 5175), H3312 [11MY]
      ------reform financing of House of Representatives elections 
        (see H.R. 6116), H6681 [14SE]
      ------require shareholder authorization before a public company 
        may make certain political expenditures (see H.R. 4790), H1220 
        [9MR]
      Postal Service: ensure continuation of 6-day mail delivery 
        service (see H. Res. 173), H2319 [24MR]
      ------provide for the protection and integrity of mail (see H.R. 
        1686), H648 [22FE]
      Power resources: require treatment of any plans, documents, and 
        lease sales required for Outer Continental Shelf drilling as a 
        major Federal action relative to the National Environmental 
        Policy Act (see H.R. 5506), H4597 [16JN]
      Public buildings: prohibit smoking in or near Federal buildings 
        (see H.R. 4131), H834 [24FE]
      Public Health Service Act: amend relative to eating disorders 
        (see H.R. 1193), H3014 [28AP]
      Radio Free Asia: permanently authorize (see H.R. 4886), H5546 
        [13JY]
      Railroads: make the Northeast Corridor eligible for high-speed 
        rail corridor development grants (see H.R. 4838), H1396 [12MR]
      ------require a certain percentage of high-speed rail project 
        funds be expended through small business concerns owned and 
        controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged 
        individuals (see H.R. 5010), H7155 (see H.R. 5010), H7213 
        [28SE]
      Renewable energy: extend, expand, and improve tax incentives and 
        grant programs for renewable energy, especially solar energy 
        (see H.R. 5931), H6881 [22SE]
      Safety: improve mine and occupational safety law compliance, 
        empower workers to raise concerns, prevent workplace 
        tragedies, and establish rights for workplace accident victims 
        and families (see H.R. 5663), H5500 [1JY]
      Schools: direct certain coeducational elementary and secondary 
        schools to make information available on equality in athletic 
        programs (see H.R. 2882), H5985 [22JY]
      ------end discrimination based on actual or perceived sexual 
        orientation or gender identity in public schools (see H.R. 
        4530), H422 [27JA]
      ------end use of corporal punishment (see H.R. 5628), H4974 (see 
        H.R. 5628), H5203 [29JN]
      ------require criminal background checks for school employees 
        (see H.R. 6547), H8941 [21DE]
      Senior citizens: establish a consumer price index for elderly 
        consumers to compute cost-of-living increases for Social 
        Security and Medicare benefits (see H.R. 2365), H648 [22FE]
      ------support efforts to guarantee financial security, quality 
        and affordable health care, protection from abuse and scams, 
        and safe and livable communities with adequate housing and 
        transportation (see H. Res. 1342), H3273 [6MY]
      Sergeant Christopher R. Hrbek Post Office Building, Westwood, 
        NJ: designate (see H.R. 4628), H646 [22FE]
      Sergeant Matthew J. Fenton Post Office, Little Ferry, NJ: 
        designate (see H.R. 6379), H7757 [30NO]
      Sheppard, Bob: tribute (see H. Res. 1529), H6407 (see H. Res. 
        1529), H6458 [29JY]
      Social Security: reject severe changes and make common-sense 
        adjustments to strengthen and preserve program (see H. Res. 
        1077), H649 [22FE]
      ------revise medical criteria for evaluating disability in a 
        person with Huntington's disease and waive Medicare waiting 
        period for individuals disabled by Huntington's disease (see 
        H.R. 678), H266 [20JA]
      Society for Neuroscience: commemorate annual meeting (see H. 
        Res. 1482), H6805 [16SE]
      Solar energy: increase the quantity of solar photovoltaic 
        electricity by providing rebates for the purchase and 
        installation of additional photovoltaic systems (see H.R. 
        4597), H934 [25FE]
      Staff Sergeant Frank T. Carvill and Lance Corporal Michael A. 
        Schwarz Post Office Building, Carlstadt, NJ: designate (see 
        H.R. 5133), H2843 [22AP]
      State Small Business Credit Initiative: establish (see H.R. 
        5302), H3542 [18MY]
      Strengthening the Mid-Atlantic Region for Tomorrow (SMART) 
        Research and Development Compact: grant congressional consent 
        (see H.R. 6308), H7644 [29NO]
      Sudan: implement Comprehensive Peace Agreement between Sudan and 
        the Sudan People's Liberation Movement/Army to help ensure 
        peace and stability (see H. Res. 1588), H6882 [22SE]
      Sustainable development: establish Office of Sustainable Housing 
        and Communities, Interagency Council on Sustainable 
        Communities, and comprehensive planning and sustainability 
        challenge grant programs (see H.R. 4690), H931 [25FE]
      Taiwan: express concerns relative to impact of China on freedom, 
        security, and stability (see H. Con. Res. 200), H2505 [13AP]
      Taiwanese American Heritage Week: support goals and ideals (see 
        H. Res. 1352), H3441 [12MY]
      Taxation: accelerate income tax benefits for charitable cash 
        contributions for relief of victims of the earthquake in Haiti 
        (see H.R. 4462), H193 [19JA]
      ------allow a credit for amounts paid by a spouse of an Armed 
        Forces member for a new State license or certification 
        required by reason of a permanent change in the duty station 
        of such member to another State (see H.R. 4693), H5303 [30JN]
      ------allow credits for establishment of franchises with 
        veterans (see H.R. 2672), H6763 [15SE]
      ------allow reimbursement from flexible spending accounts for 
        certain dental procedures (see H.R. 1948), H7548 [17NO]
      ------allow the low income housing credit to be carried back 5 
        years (see H.R. 4109), H2697 [20AP]
      ------deny a deduction for removal costs and damages for which 
        taxpayers are liable under the Oil Pollution Act (see H.R. 
        5905), H6406 (see H.R. 5905), H6458 [29JY]
      ------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), H3824 [25MY]
      ------eliminate drawback fee on manufacture or production of 
        certain distilled spirits used in non-beverage products (see 
        H.R. 4610), H1596 [17MR]
      ------encourage alternative energy investments and job creation 
        (see H.R. 1835), H1104 [3MR]
      ------extend and modify the railroad track maintenance credit 
        (see H.R. 1132), H1169 [4MR]
      ------extend investment tax credit for offshore wind facilities 
        (see H.R. 5771), H6406 (see H.R. 5771), H6458 [29JY]
      ------extend the qualifying advanced energy project credit (see 
        H.R. 5041), H3703 [20MY]
      ------extend the work opportunity credit for employers of 
        recently discharged veterans (see H.R. 5400), H6990 [23SE]
      ------impose a tax on bonuses paid by Troubled Asset Relief 
        Program recipients (see H.R. 4426), H473 [2FE]
      ------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), H3542 [18MY]
      ------increase alternative minimum tax exemption amount and 
        index such amount for inflation (see H.R. 5077), H2695 [20AP]
      ------increase deduction for business start-up expenditures (see 
        H.R. 1552), H755 [23FE]
      ------make the credit for research activities permanent and 
        provide an increase in such credit for taxpayers whose gross 
        receipts are predominantly from domestic production activities 
        (see H.R. 1545), H7396 [29SE]
      ------modify rate for excise tax on investment income of private 
        foundations (see H.R. 4090), H3658 [19MY]
      ------modify rules relative to the treatment of individuals as 
        independent contractors or employees (see H.R. 3408), H3274 
        [6MY]
      ------permanently extend the 15-year recovery period for 
        qualified leasehold improvement property, restaurant property, 
        and retail improvement property (see H.R. 4306), H2800 [21AP]
      ------permit issuance of tax-exempt bonds for financing clean 
        energy improvements under State and local property assessed 
        clean energy programs (see H.R. 4155), H1518 [16MR]
      ------promote charitable donations of qualified vehicles (see 
        H.R. 571), H8030 [2DE]
      ------provide an investment credit for waste-to-energy 
        facilities (see H.R. 5856), H6042 [26JY]
      ------provide employers a credit for reimbursing employee 
        carpooling expenses (see H.R. 2367), H6406 (see H.R. 2367), 
        H6457 [29JY]
      ------reduce excise tax rate on beer produced domestically by 
        certain small producers (see H.R. 4278), H8030 [2DE]
      ------reduce tobacco smuggling (see H.R. 5178), H3077 [29AP]
      ------remove cell phones from list of eligible depreciable 
        property (see H.R. 690), H4247 [8JN]
      ------repeal fossil fuel subsidies for large oil companies (see 
        H.R. 5644), H5302 [30JN]
      ------treat carsharing and ridesharing reimbursement 
        arrangements as qualified transportation fringe benefits (see 
        H.R. 5129), H6406 (see H.R. 5129), H6458 [29JY]
      Terrorism: strike medals in commemoration of anniversary of 
        terrorist attacks and establishment of the National September 
        11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center (see H.R. 
        4684), H3703 [20MY]
      Transportation: prohibit transportation of horses in vehicles 
        containing 2 or more levels stacked on top of one another (see 
        H.R. 305), H4638 [21JN]
      ------provide States certain authority to adopt air pollution 
        reduction requirements for motor carriers providing services 
        at port facilities (see H.R. 5967), H6404 (see H.R. 5967), 
        H6456 [29JY]
      U.S. Men's National Soccer Team: tribute (see H. Res. 1527), 
        H5820 [20JY]
      U.S. Olympic Committee: tribute to U.S. Paralympics Team (see H. 
        Res. 1479), H6164 [27JY]
      Uganda: express that the ``Anti-Homosexuality Bill'' under 
        consideration, imposing long term imprisonment and the death 
        penalty for certain acts, threatens the protection of 
        fundamental human rights (see H. Res. 1064), H2580 [14AP]
      University of Arizona: anniversary (see H. Res. 1145), H1324 
        [10MR]
      Veterans: improve employment, training, and placement services 
        furnished to veterans, especially those who served in Iraq and 
        Afghanistan (see H.R. 5120), H3484 [13MY]
      Washington Stealth (lacrosse team): tribute (see H. Res. 1546), 
        H6284 [28JY]
      Water for the Poor Act: enhance implementation (see H.R. 2030), 
        H7454 [15NO]
      Women: issue semipostal to afford a convenient means by which 
        the public may contribute towards acquisition of works of art 
        to honor female pioneers in Government service (see H.R. 
        1124), H5819 [20JY]
      World Economic Forum (organization): support mission and goals 
        (see H. Res. 1148), H1397 [12MR]
      World War II: ensure all U.S. Holocaust survivors are able to 
        live remaining years with dignity, comfort, and security (see 
        H. Con. Res. 323), H7454 [15NO]
  Bills and resolutions introduced
      Armed Forces: provide members of Individual Ready Reserve who 
        served in Afghanistan or Iraq with information on counseling 
        to prevent suicide (see H.R. 5170), H3013 [28AP]
      Catholic Charities USA (organization): anniversary (see H. Res. 
        1621), H6763 [15SE]
      Colleges and universities: require institutions that receive 
        Federal funds to adopt policies to prevent harassment and 
        bullying (see H.R. 6425), H7613 [18NO]
      Dept. of Agriculture: assist eligible schools and nonprofit 
        entities to implement farm to school programs that improve 
        access to local foods in eligible schools (see H.R. 4710), 
        H971 [26FE]
      Dept. of Education: award grants to improve access to, sharing 
        of, and use of, education data to improve student outcomes 
        (see H.R. 5024), H2578 [14AP]
      Ecology and environment: expand science and stewardship of 
        America's most important wildlife corridors (see H.R. 5101), 
        H2798 [21AP]
      Education: establish a national leadership initiative to promote 
        and coordinate knowledge utilization in education to increase 
        student achievement (see H.R. 6563), H8940 [21DE]
      ------improve foreign language instruction (see H.R. 6036), 
        H6569 [30JY]
      Health: encourage use of medical checklists through research 
        (see H.R. 5742), H5674 [15JY]
      NASA: anniversary of launch of U.S. Television Infrared 
        Observation Satellite (TIROS) (see H. Res. 1231), H2459 [25MR]
      National Farm to School Month: designate (see H. Res. 1655), 
        H6989 [23SE]
      Office of Science and Technology Policy: study and prepare a 
        comprehensive national economic competitiveness and innovation 
        strategy (see H.R. 5140), H2876 [26AP]
      Oil Pollution Act: require polluters to pay the full cost of oil 
        spills (see H.R. 5214), H3201 [5MY]
      Taxation: allow an income tax credit for equity investments in 
        high technology small businesses (see H.R. 4769), H1168 [4MR]
      ------increase the credit for research expenses and allow the 
        credit to be assigned (see H.R. 4770), H1168 [4MR]
      Undergraduate Research Week: designate (see H. Res. 1654), H6989 
        [23SE]
      Voting: establish standards for publication of poll tapes used 
        in elections for Federal office (see H.R. 5228), H3272 [6MY]
      ------establish standards for the transparent and accurate 
        tabulation of votes and aggregation of vote counts in 
        elections for Federal office (see H.R. 5229), H3272 [6MY]
  Remarks
      Afghanistan: funding for the safe, orderly, and expeditious 
        redeployment of U.S. Armed Forces, H5403 [1JY]
      ------honor seven Americans killed in Khost for their service to 
        the U.S. (H. Res. 1009), H221 [20JA]
      American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: impact of stimulus 
        funding on job creation, H663 [23FE]
      American Society for Training and Development: tribute to 
        sponsorship of Employee Learning Week, E2040 [2DE]
      Americans for the Arts (nonprofit organization): anniversary (H. 
        Res. 1582), H6949 [23SE]
      Americans With Disabilities Act: anniversary (H. Res. 1504), 
        E1563 [10AU]
      Antitrust policy: restore application of Federal antitrust laws 
        to the business of health insurance to protect competition and 
        consumers (H.R. 4626), H786 [24FE]
      Appropriations: making continuing, H8211, H8212 
        [8DE]
      ------making emergency supplemental for disaster relief, summer 
        youth jobs programs, and SBA loans program, and rescind 
        amounts from certain accounts (H.R. 4899), Senate amendments, 
        H5403 [1JY], E1505 [30JY]
      Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: anniversary, E2094 
        [8DE]
      Armed Forces: direct the President, pursuant to the War Powers 
        Resolution, to remove the U.S. Armed Forces from Afghanistan 
        (H. Con. Res. 248), H1284 [10MR]
      ------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, 
        H4058 [27MY], H8409 [15DE]
      ------making supplemental appropriations for military and 
        stabilization activities, H5403 [1JY]
      ------provide members of Individual Ready Reserve who served in 
        Afghanistan or Iraq with information on counseling to prevent 
        suicide, H4076 [27MY]
      Aung San Suu Kyi: release by Burmese Government, H7512 [17NO]
      Brain Awareness Week: observance, E405 [17MR]
      Budget: comply with pay-as-you-go requirement, H592 
        [4FE]
      ------increase statutory limit on the public debt (H.J. Res. 
        45), Senate amendment, H592 [4FE]
      ------reconciliation of the concurrent resolution relative to 
        health care reform, student loan reform, school construction 
        and renovation, and other education initiatives (H.R. 4872), 
        H1902 [21MR]
      ------reconciliation of the concurrent resolution relative to 
        health care reform, student loan reform, school construction 
        and renovation, and other education initiatives (H.R. 4872), 
        consideration (H. Res. 1203), H1851 [21MR]
      Burma: condemn undemocratic upcoming elections (H. Res. 1677), 
        H7512 [17NO]
      Catholic Charities USA (organization): anniversary (H. Res. 
        1621), H8610 [17DE]
      Children and youth: reauthorize child nutrition programs (S. 
        3307), H7803 [1DE]
      China: anniversary of persecution of Falun Gong (H. Res. 605), 
        E404 [17MR]
      CIA: require videotaping of intelligence-gathering 
        interrogations and other pertinent actions involving a 
        suspected terrorist, H856 [25FE], H7306 [29SE]
      Committee on Education and Labor (House): grant authority to 
        investigate underground coal mine operator compliance with 
        Federal safety laws and transmit a report on such 
        investigation (H. Res. 1363), H3675 [20MY]
      Consumer Financial Protection Agency: establish, H4088 [28MY]
      Courts: clarify and improve certain provisions relative to 
        removal of litigation against Federal officers or agencies to 
        Federal courts (H.R. 5281), Senate amendments, H8242 
        [8DE]
      Dept. of Agriculture: authorize loans to certain entities to 
        make loans to consumers to implement energy efficiency 
        measures to reduce home energy use (H.R. 4785), H6781 
        [16SE]
      Dept. of Commerce: establish a National Harmful Algal Bloom and 
        Hypoxia Program (H.R. 3650), H1373 [12MR]
      Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military 
        activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military 
        construction (H.R. 6523), H8758 [17DE]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities and 
        prescribing personnel strengths (H.R. 5136), H4058, 
        H4076 [27MY]
      Dept. of Education: education programs and jobs funding, 
        H5403 [1JY]
      Dept. of Energy: establish Home Star Energy Efficiency Loan 
        Program, H6781 [16SE]
      Dept. of the Interior: establish the Office of Federal Energy 
        and Minerals Leasing (H.R. 3534), H6498, H6548 [30JY]
      ------establish the Office of Federal Energy and Minerals 
        Leasing (H.R. 3534), consideration (H. Res. 1574), 
        H6468 [30JY]
      Dept. of the Treasury: create the Small Business Lending Fund 
        Program to make capital investments in eligible institutions 
        to increase availability of credit for small businesses (H.R. 
        5297), Senate amendment, H6937 [23SE]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: suicide outreach prevention program 
        funding, H6235 [28JY]
      Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations for military construction and veterans' 
        services (H.R. 3082), Senate amendment, H8211, 
        H8212 [8DE]
      ------making appropriations for military construction and 
        veterans' services (H.R. 5822), H6235 [28JY]
      Earth Day: observance, H2788, H2791 [21AP]
      Ecology and environment: expand science and stewardship of 
        America's most important wildlife corridors (H.R. 5101), H2790 
        [21AP]
      Economy: invest in innovation through research and development 
        and improve competitiveness of the U.S. (H.R. 5116), H3316, 
        H3403 [12MY], E1088 [14JN]
      ------invest in innovation through research and development and 
        improve competitiveness of the U.S. (H.R. 5116), Senate 
        amendment, H8847 [21DE]
      ------invest in innovation through research and development and 
        improve competitiveness of the U.S. (H.R. 5325), H3582 [19MY]
      ------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), E613 [21AP]
      ------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), conference report, E1285 [1JY]
      Education: establish an Education Jobs Fund to help keep 
        teachers, principals, librarians and other school personnel on 
        the job, H6623 [10AU]
      FAA: extend Airport Improvement Program authority (H.R. 4853), 
        Senate amendment, H7885 [2DE], H8562 [16DE], 
        E2225 [21DE]
      ------extend Airport Improvement Program authority (H.R. 5900), 
        E1577 [10AU]
      FDA: improve capacity to prevent, detect, and respond to food 
        safety problems and the safety of imported food, H8212 
        [8DE]
      Federal aid programs: increase benefits for seniors, veterans, 
        and people with disabilities for one month in 2011 to 
        compensate for the lack of cost-of-living adjustment (H.R. 
        5987), E2119 [14DE]
      FEMA: extend authorization of National Flood Insurance Program 
        and identify priorities essential to reform and ongoing stable 
        functioning of the Program (H.R. 5114), E1365 [20JY]
      Foreign trade: clarify that fundamental exchange-rate 
        misalignment by any foreign nation is actionable under U.S. 
        countervailing and antidumping duty laws (H.R. 2378), 
        H7269 [29SE]
      Gulf of Mexico: impact of response to oil leak caused by oil rig 
        explosion on the environment and future offshore drilling 
        policies, H4382, H4383 [10JN]
      Haiti: express condolences to earthquake victims and tribute to 
        Fairfax County, VA, Urban Search and Rescue Team 1, H393 
        [27JA]
      Health: national policy to provide health care and reform 
        insurance procedures, H663 [23FE]
      ------national policy to provide health care and reform 
        insurance procedures (H.R. 3590), H1468 [16MR], H1575, H1576, 
        H1577, H1578, H1579, H1581 [17MR], H1902 [21MR]
      ------national policy to provide health care and reform 
        insurance procedures (H.R. 3590), consideration (H. Res. 
        1203), H1851 [21MR]
      Immigration: cancel removal and adjust status of certain long-
        term resident alien students, H8242 [8DE]
      Intelligence services: authorizing appropriations (H.R. 2701), 
        H856, H890, H891 [25FE]
      ------authorizing appropriations (H.R. 2701), Senate amendment, 
        H7306 [29SE]
      ------review intelligence to determine if there is credible 
        evidence of connection between a foreign entity and U.S. 
        anthrax attacks, H890, H891 [25FE]
      Iran: expand economic sanctions against Iran to include 
        importation of refined petroleum (H.R. 2194), conference 
        report, H4852 [24JN]
      ------prevent proliferation and acquisition of nuclear weapons, 
        H4852 [24JN]
      Israel: authorize assistance for the Iron Dome anti-missile 
        defense system (H.R. 5327), E953 [26MY]
      ------call for immediate and unconditional release of Gilad 
        Shalit held captive by Hamas (H. Res. 1359), E1233 
        [30JN]
      ------express condolences to families of victims of forest fire 
        (H. Res. 1751), H8057 [7DE]
      ------recognize independence anniversary and reaffirm 
        relationship with the U.S. and right of self-defense (H. Con. 
        Res. 260), H2773 [21AP]
      ------support right of self-defense and condemn outside efforts 
        to break blockade of Gaza, H4372 [10JN]
      Japan: condemn abduction of U.S. children, return such children 
        to custodial parent or original jurisdiction for a custody 
        determination, and provide parents access to their children 
        (H. Res. 1326), E1814 [29SE]
      Kidney Disease Awareness and Education Week: observance, 
        E1541 [9AU]
      Korean Americans: tribute (H. Res. 1036), E373 [12MR]
      Land and Water Conservation Fund: funding, H6468 [30JY]
      Lawrenceville, NJ: anniversary of Lawrenceville School, 
        E1804 [29SE]
      Lynn University: continued search for students and faculty 
        members still missing in aftermath of earthquake in Haiti, 
        H393 [27JA]
      Medicaid: extend the period of temporary increase of the Federal 
        medical assistance percentage, H6623 [10AU]
      Medicare: combat waste, fraud, and abuse, H1577 [17MR]
      ------eliminate gap in coverage of prescription drug benefit, 
        H1575 [17MR]
      ------funding, H1576, H1578, H1579 [17MR]
      ------solvency, H1576 [17MR]
      NASA: anniversary of launch of U.S. Television Infrared 
        Observation Satellite (TIROS) (H. Res. 1231), H3092 [4MY]
      National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and 
        Offshore Drilling: authorize subpoena power (H.R. 5481), H4726 
        [23JN]
      National Farm to School Month: designate (H. Res. 1655), H7481 
        [16NO]
      National Lab Day: support ideals (H. Res. 1213), E759 
        [5MY]
      National security: making emergency supplemental appropriations 
        for border security (H.R. 6080), H6589 [10AU]
      New York, NY: extend and improve protections and services to 
        individuals directly impacted by the terrorist attack (H.R. 
        847), H7252 [29SE]
      ------extend and improve protections and services to individuals 
        directly impacted by the terrorist attack (H.R. 847), Senate 
        amendment, H8963 [22DE]
      NOAA: establish education and watershed programs which advance 
        environmental literacy, including preparedness and 
        adaptability for impacts of climate change in coastal 
        watershed regions (H.R. 3644), H1675 [19MR]
      Nobel Prize: recognition of Liu Xiaobo for peace (H. Res. 1717), 
        H8055 [7DE]
      ------recognition of Willard S. Boyle and George E. Smith for 
        physics (H. Res. 1069), E369 [12MR]
      Office of Science and Technology Policy: require submittal of a 
        strategic national plan to invest in innovation through 
        research and development and improve competitiveness of the 
        U.S., H3403 [12MY]
      Oil Pollution Act: authorize advances from Oil Spill Liability 
        Trust Fund for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill (S. 3473), 
        H4339 [10JN]
      ------ensure liabilities of an oil subsidiary will be inherited 
        by the parent oil company in the event the subsidiary goes 
        bankrupt, H6548 [30JY]
      ------require polluters to pay the full cost of oil spills (H.R. 
        5214), H4383 [10JN], H6498 [30JY]
      Pakistan: express condolences and support for people affected by 
        flooding, E1555 [10AU]
      Point of order, H8612 [17DE]
      Power resources: national energy policy, H2788, H2789, H2790 
        [21AP]
      Ramadan: recognize Islamic holy month and commend Muslims for 
        their faith, E1560 [10AU]
      Safety: improve mine and occupational safety law compliance, 
        empower workers to raise concerns, and prevent workplace 
        tragedies (H.R. 6495), H8144 [8DE]
      SBA: enhance the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) 
        Program and the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) 
        Program (H.R. 2965), Senate amendment, H8409 [15DE]
      Taxation: extend funding and expenditure authority of the 
        Airport and Airway Trust Fund (H.R. 4853), Senate amendment, 
        H8562 [16DE], E2225 [21DE]
      ------extend funding and expenditure authority of the Airport 
        and Airway Trust Fund (H.R. 5900), E1577 [10AU]
      ------impose a higher rate of tax on bonuses paid by businesses 
        receiving Troubled Asset Relief Program funds (H.R. 1586), 
        Senate amendments, H6623 [10AU]
      ------make certain middle class tax relief permanent, increase 
        limits on small business expensing of certain depreciable 
        assets, and extend alternative minimum tax relief, 
        H7885 [2DE], H8562 [16DE], E2225 [21DE]
      ------provide a temporary payroll tax reduction, H8562 [16DE]
      ------reduce taxpayer burdens and enhance taxpayer protections 
        (H.R. 4994), Senate amendments, E2133 [14DE]
      Terrorism: anniversary of terrorist attacks (H. Res. 1610), 
        E1659 [16SE]
      Undergraduate Research Week: designate (H. Res. 1654), H7473 
        [16NO]
      University of Wisconsin: tribute to football team (H. Res. 
        1767), H8611 [17DE]
      Votes: position on missed, H7777 [1DE]
      West Virginia: honor coal miners who perished in the Upper Big 
        Branch Mine-South, extend condolences to their families, and 
        recognize efforts of emergency response workers at the mine 
        disaster (H. Res. 1236), E590 [20AP]
      WikiLeaks (Internet site): release of Dept. of Defense 
        classified documents to the news media related to Pakistan and 
        Afghanistan, E1574 [10AU]
      World War II: ensure all U.S. Holocaust survivors are able to 
        live remaining years with dignity, comfort, and security (H. 
        Con. Res. 323), E2036 [2DE]
      Yunus, Muhammad: award Congressional Gold Medal (S. 846), H6962 
        [23SE]
  Remarks in House relative to
      Special order: granted, H4210 [28MY], H4327 [9JN], H4383 [10JN]
  Tributes
      Byrd, Robert C., E1286 [1JY]
      Davidson, Bruce H., E2167 [16DE]
      Franks, Bob, E530 [13AP]
      Gettelfinger, Ronald A., E1192 [24JN]
      Height, Dorothy I., E645 [26AP]
      Murtha, John P., H806 [24FE]
      Savage-Jennings, Edith, E1961 [18NO]
      Soaries, DeForest B., Jr., E1983 [18NO]
      Ward, Mary Buxton, E596 [20AP]