[Congressional Record Index (2010)]
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SMITH, LAMAR (a Representative from Texas)

  Addresses
      Reclaiming Politics: Richard C. Levin, Yale University, 
        E1552 [10AU]
  Appointments
      Conferee: H.R. 4173, Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection 
        Act, H4300 [9JN]
  Bills and resolutions cosponsored
      Abortion: prohibit taxpayer funded abortions and provide for 
        conscience protections (see H.R. 5939), H6403 (see H.R. 5939), 
        H6455 [29JY]
      Alcoholic beverages: support State based alcohol regulation, 
        clarify evidentiary rules for alcohol matters, and ensure 
        collection of all alcohol taxes (see H.R. 5034), H3542 [18MY]
      Americans With Disabilities Act: anniversary (see H. Res. 1504), 
        H5503 [1JY]
      Appropriations: establish an earmark moratorium, reduce 
        discretionary spending by amount saved, and establish 
        bicameral, bipartisan committee on budgetary, spending, and 
        earmark processes (see H. Res. 1289), H2843 [22AP]
      ------making full-year continuing at lower levels with certain 
        exceptions (see H.J. Res. 96), H7615 [18NO]
      Arizona: prohibit withdrawal of certain public lands from 
        location and entry under the Mining Law (see H.R. 5665), H5500 
        [1JY]
      Armed Forces: anniversary of soldiers killed and wounded at Fort 
        Hood, TX, in shooting incident (see H. Con. Res. 319), H6879 
        [22SE]
      ------enable State homes to furnish nursing home care to parents 
        whose children died while serving in the Armed Forces (see 
        H.R. 4505), H473 [2FE]
      ------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), H3079 [29AP]
      ------exempt active-duty members with conditional residence 
        status serving abroad from time period requirements to file a 
        petition and appear for an interview to remove conditional 
        status (see H.R. 6396), H7453 [15NO]
      ------provide pay increase for members of uniformed services 
        (see H.R. 4427), H5503 [1JY]
      ------reimburse attorney fees incurred by a member due to 
        certain charges brought under the Uniform Code of Military 
        Justice who is acquitted or has the charges dismissed or 
        withdrawn (see H.R. 5374), H4906 [28JN]
      ------tribute to members for service in Iraq (see H. Con. Res. 
        310), H6405 (see H. Con. Res. 310), H6457 [29JY]
      Army: anniversary (see H. Con. Res. 286), H4424 [14JN]
      Bankruptcy: make technical corrections to U.S. Code provisions 
        (see H.R. 6198), H7156 (see H.R. 6198), H7213 [28SE]
      Blood Cancer Awareness Month: designate (see H. Res. 1433), 
        H6882 [22SE]
      Budget: constitutional amendment to control spending (see H.J. 
        Res. 79), H1519 [16MR]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2010-2020 (see H. 
        Con. Res. 281), H5504 [1JY]
      Clinton County, OH: anniversary (see H. Res. 1121), H2697 [20AP]
      Colorado Springs, CO: recognize the National Museum of World War 
        II Aviation as America's National World War II Aviation Museum 
        (see H. Res. 1207), H4780 [23JN]
      Committee on POW and MIA Affairs (House, Select): establish (see 
        H. Res. 111), H834 [24FE]
      Constitution Day: observance (see H. Res. 1612), H6682 [14SE]
      Courts: appoint additional bankruptcy judges (see H.R. 4506), 
        H386 [26JA]
      ------clarify and improve certain provisions relative to removal 
        of litigation against Federal officers or agencies to Federal 
        courts (see H.R. 5281), H3440 [12MY]
      ------provide for habeas corpus review for unprivileged enemy 
        belligerents (see H.R. 4975), H2458 [25MR]
      Crime: prevent video depictions of animal cruelty (see H.R. 
        5092), H2798 [21AP] (see H.R. 5566), H4676 [22JN]
      ------protect youth from exploitation by adults using the 
        Internet (see H.R. 6027), H6569 [30JY]
      Dept. of Defense: prohibit the use of funds to transfer or 
        release individuals detained at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to the 
        custody of another country (see H.R. 4600), H601 [4FE]
      ------require submittal of certain certifications to Congress 
        before transferring or releasing individuals detained at 
        Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to the custody of another country (see 
        H.R. 4490), H326 [21JA]
      ------take illegal subsidization into account in evaluating 
        proposals for contracts for major defense acquisition programs 
        (see H.R. 5298), H3482 [13MY]
      Dept. of HHS: extend expenditure deadline for Social Services 
        Block Grant Program funds provided for recovery from 
        Hurricanes Ike and Rita (see H.R. 5790), H7397 [29SE]
      ------reauthorize special diabetes programs for type I diabetes 
        and Indians (see H.R. 3668), H3274 [6MY]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: adjust status for certain Haitian 
        orphans paroled into the U.S. after the earthquake (see H.R. 
        5283), H4023 (see H.R. 5283), H4085 [27MY]
      ------establish the Cyber Security Domestic Preparedness 
        Consortium (see H.R. 4507), H386 [26JA]
      Dept. of Justice: authorizing appropriations (see H.R. 5264), 
        H3310 [11MY]
      ------establish the Organized Retail Theft Investigation and 
        Prosecution Unit (see H.R. 5932), H6403 (see H.R. 5932), H6454 
        [29JY]
      ------prohibit funding for prosecution in Federal courts of 
        detainees from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba (see H.R. 4542), H422 
        [27JA]
      Dept. of the Interior: lift moratorium on deepwater drilling 
        operations (see H.R. 5525), H4505 [15JN]
      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 H. Res. 1129), H5986 [22JY]
      Depts. of the Interior and Agriculture: prohibit from taking 
        action on public lands which impede border security on such 
        lands (see H.R. 5016), H2578 [14AP]
      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), H4330 
        [9JN]
      District of Columbia: prohibit issuance of a marriage license to 
        any same-sex couple until a referendum or initiative can be 
        held on the issue of same-sex marriage (see H.R. 4430), H1221 
        [9MR]
      Education: repeal certain conditions for receipt of funding from 
        the Education Jobs Fund by Texas (see H.R. 6108), H6681 [14SE]
      ------tribute to special education teachers (see H. Con. Res. 
        284), H4425 [14JN]
      EPA: disapprove rule relative to endangerment findings and 
        regulation of greenhouse gases under the Clean Air Act (see 
        H.J. Res. 77), H1027 [2MR]
      FCC: express that it is the responsibility of Congress to 
        determine FCC regulatory authority relative to broadband 
        Internet services (see H. Con. Res. 311), H6628 [10AU]
      ------prohibit from further regulating the Internet (see H.R. 
        3924), H3542 [18MY]
      ------prohibit from regulating information services or Internet 
        access services absent a market failure (see H.R. 5257), H3542 
        [18MY]
      Firearms: modify Federal regulations allowing current and former 
        law enforcement officers to carry concealed firearms across 
        State lines (see H.R. 3752), H3745 [24MY]
      Foreign policy: recognize that U.N. resolutions on ``defamation 
        of religions'' are incompatible with fundamental freedoms of 
        individuals to freely exercise and peacefully express 
        religious beliefs (see H. Res. 763), H2216 [22MR]
      George H. O'Brien, Jr., Dept. of Veterans Medical Center, Big 
        Spring, TX: designate (see H.R. 4150), H424 [27JA]
      Government-sponsored enterprises: apply Freedom of Information 
        Act to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac during any period that such 
        entities are in conservatorship or receivership (see H.R. 
        5539), H4596 [16JN]
      ------establish a term for conservatorships of Fannie Mae and 
        Freddie Mac, and provide conditions for continued operations, 
        wind down, and dissolution of such enterprises (see H.R. 
        4889), H1743 [19MR]
      Gulf of Mexico: waive compliance with the Jones Act to allow 
        foreign-flagged vessels to assist in responding to the 
        Deepwater Horizon oil spill (see H.R. 5585), H4779 [23JN]
      Health: ensure an up or down vote on certain health care 
        legislation (see H. Res. 1188), H1595 [17MR]
      ------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. 5690), H5501 [1JY]
      ------require the President, Vice President, Members of 
        Congress, political appointees, and congressional staff to 
        purchase health insurance through health insurance exchanges 
        (see H.R. 4951), H2457 [25MR]
      Hooks, Benjamin L.: tribute (see H. Res. 1271), H2695 [20AP]
      House Rules: clarify treatment of earmarks, limited tax 
        benefits, or limited tariff benefits in conferences between 
        the House and the Senate (see H. Res. 1502), H6882 [22SE]
      Houston, Sam: tribute (see H. Res. 1103), H833 [24FE]
      Howard, Robert L.: tribute (see H. Res. 1067), H555 [3FE]
      Immigration: express that State and local governments and law 
        enforcement personnel can investigate, identify, apprehend, 
        arrest, detain, or transfer to Federal custody aliens in the 
        U.S. to assist in immigration law enforcement (see H. Res. 
        1384), H3702 [20MY]
      ------modify age requirements for adopted alien children and 
        harmonize adoptions between Hague Convention and non-Hague 
        Convention countries (see H.R. 5532), H5677 [15JY]
      ------recognize the marriage of an Armed Forces member and an 
        alien spouse when the parties are not physically in the 
        presence of each other due to service abroad (see H.R. 6397), 
        H7453 [15NO]
      ------remove incentives and loopholes that encourage illegal 
        aliens to come into the U.S. and provide additional resources 
        to local law enforcement and Federal border and immigration 
        officers (see H.R. 994), H602 [4FE]
      ------support credible and effective policies which welcome 
        lawful immigrants and nonimmigrants and also prevent the 
        unlawful entry or continued presence of unlawful foreign 
        persons (see H. Res. 1026), H556 [3FE]
      Intellectual property: anniversary of the Bayh-Dole Act on 
        retention of intellectual property arising from federally 
        funded research (see H. Con. Res. 328), H7453 [15NO]
      International relations: safeguard sovereignty and right of 
        self-defense of the U.S. and its allies and prohibit U.S. 
        participation in the International Criminal Court (see H.R. 
        5351), H3701 [20MY]
      Israel: anniversary of Jerusalem reunification (see H. Con. Res. 
        271), H3078 [29AP]
      ------recognize independence anniversary and reaffirm 
        relationship with the U.S. and right of self-defense (see H. 
        Con. Res. 260), H2643 [15AP]
      ------support relocation of U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem (see H. 
        Res. 1191), H1656 [18MR]
      ------support right to defend itself against terrorists and the 
        Israeli construction of new security fences along the border 
        of Egypt (see H. Res. 1241), H3658 [19MY]
      King, Martin Luther, Jr.: celebrate life and work during the 
        anniversary of the Stevie Wonder song tribute, ``Happy 
        Birthday'' (see H. Res. 1010), H139 [13JA]
      Law enforcement: change state of mind requirement for certain 
        identity theft offenses (see H.R. 5408), H3869 [26MY]
      McLennan Community College: tribute to men's golf team (see H. 
        Res. 1437), H4906 [28JN]
      Medicare: repeal competitive acquisition program for durable 
        medical equipment and prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies 
        (DMEPOS) in a budget neutral manner (see H.R. 3790), H3542 
        [18MY]
      Middle East: support Israel's right of self-defense, condemn 
        Iranian support of terrorism and threats of annihilation of 
        Israeli people, and persuade Iran to stop pursuit of nuclear 
        weapons (see H. Res. 1553), H5985 [22JY]
      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), H6991 [23SE]
      NASA: designate as a National Security Interest and Asset (see 
        H. Res. 1150), H1220 [9MR]
      National Baseball Hall of Fame: mint coins in recognition and 
        celebration (see H.R. 6534), H8597 [16DE]
      National Basketball Association: tribute to All-Star Game in the 
        Greater Dallas Metroplex (see H. Res. 1057), H471 [2FE]
      National Criminal Justice Commission: establish (see H.R. 5143), 
        H3745 [24MY]
      National Day of Prayer: appeal district court ruling on 
        constitutionality and express support for institution (see H. 
        Res. 1279), H3080 [29AP]
      National parks and recreation areas: codify into law as title 54 
        of the U.S. Code certain laws relative to the National Park 
        System (see H.R. 6161), H6878 [22SE]
      National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month: designate (see H. Res. 
        1485), H6043 [26JY]
      National security: deploy National Guard to assist U.S.-Mexico 
        border control activities (see H.R. 6253), H7389 [29SE]
      Office of National Drug Control Policy: develop a Federal Lands 
        Counterdrug Strategy and provide for enhanced penalties for 
        certain drug offenses on Federal lands (see H.R. 5645), H6406 
        (see H.R. 5645), H6458 [29JY]
      Olympic Day: support goals, congratulate Team USA for 
        accomplishments in Vancouver, Canada, and support World Fit 
        program promoting physical fitness to middle school students 
        (see H. Res. 1461), H7398 [29SE]
      Patent and Trademark Office: provide authority to set or adjust 
        patent and trademark fees (see H.R. 5322), H3540 [18MY]
      Patents: provide recourse under patent law for persons who 
        suffer competitive injury as a result of false markings (see 
        H.R. 4954), H2457 [25MR]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: modify special rules 
        relating to coverage of abortion services (see H.R. 5111), 
        H3274 [6MY]
      ------repeal (see H.R. 4903), H2261 [23MR] (see H.R. 4919), 
        H2800 [21AP] (see H.R. 4972), H2458 [25MR]
      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), H4023 (see H. Con. Res. 198), H4085 [27MY]
      Pennsylvania: tribute to Pennsylvania Air National Guard 111th 
        Fighter Wing (see H. Res. 1411), H5547 [13JY]
      Pharmaceuticals: provide for take-back disposal of controlled 
        substances in certain instances (see H.R. 5809), H5920 [21JY]
      Porteous, G. Thomas, Jr.: impeach (see H. Res. 1031), H327 
        [21JA]
      Religion: reaffirm ``In God We Trust'' as the official motto of 
        the U.S. and support and encourage its public display in all 
        public buildings, public schools, and other government 
        institutions (see H. Con. Res. 274), H3201 [5MY]
      Rome Statute on the International Criminal Court: express the 
        undermining of U.S. sovereignty, declare that the U.S. should 
        not ratify, and discourage U.S. representation at review 
        conference in Uganda (see H. Con. Res. 265), H2799 [21AP]
      San Antonio, TX: tribute to the National Collegiate Cyber 
        Defense Competition (see H. Res. 1244), H4873 [24JN]
      San Antonio Missions National Historical Park: lease space for a 
        park headquarters, expand boundary, and conduct a study of 
        potential land acquisitions (see H.R. 4438), H138 [13JA]
      Sergeant Chris Davis Post Office, Lubbock, TX: designate (see 
        H.R. 5565), H4873 [24JN]
      Small business: repeal expansion of information reporting 
        requirements for certain payments to corporations (see H.R. 
        5141), H5547 [13JY]
      Taxation: allow the private sector to create robust levels of 
        economic growth (see H.R. 5029), H3124 [4MY]
      ------express that the value added tax is a massive tax increase 
        that will cripple families on fixed income and only further 
        push back America's economic recovery (see H. Res. 1245), 
        H3080 [29AP]
      ------make employers of spouses of military personnel eligible 
        for the work opportunity credit (see H.R. 4764), H1168 [4MR]
      ------promote neutrality, simplicity, and fairness in the 
        taxation of digital goods and services (see H.R. 5649), H5302 
        [30JN]
      ------provide an incentive to encourage the replacement of 
        inefficient, outdated freight railcars with greener, more fuel 
        efficient vehicles (see H.R. 5478), H4246 [8JN]
      ------provide incentives to encourage investment in the 
        expansion of freight rail infrastructure capacity and to 
        enhance modal tax equity (see H.R. 272), H1027 [2MR]
      ------provide special rules for investments lost in a fraudulent 
        Ponzi-type scheme (see H.R. 5058), H5712 [19JY]
      Ten Commandments Weekend: designate (see H. Res. 1175), H1396 
        [12MR]
      Terrorism: require all foreign terrorists who attack the U.S. be 
        considered enemy combatants to be tried by military tribunals 
        instead of civilian courts (see H.R. 4463), H193 [19JA]
      ------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), 
        H4425 [14JN]
      Texas: independence anniversary (see H. Res. 1120), H1029 [2MR]
      Texas A&M University: tribute to men's and women's track team 
        (see H. Res. 1450), H4906 [28JN]
      Trademark Act: amend (see H.R. 4515), H386 [26JA]
      U.N.: prohibit U.S. participation on the U.N. Human Rights 
        Council and prohibit contributions for purposes of paying for 
        investigation into efforts to break Israeli blockade of Gaza 
        (see H.R. 5501), H4386 [10JN]
      U.S. Marshals Service: mint coins in commemoration of 
        anniversary (see H.R. 5680), H5618 [14JY]
      U.S. Men's National Soccer Team: tribute (see H. Res. 1527), 
        H5712 [19JY]
      Wilmington, OH: anniversary (see H. Res. 1121), H2697 [20AP]
  Bills and resolutions introduced
      Budget: limit year-to-year increase in total Federal spending to 
        increases in Consumer Price Index and population (see H.R. 
        5323), H3540 [18MY]
      Claims: provide targeted liability protections for claims based 
        on damages resulting from, or aggravated by, inclusion of 
        ethanol in certain fuel (see H.R. 6239), H7388 [29SE]
      Courts: clarify that the revocation of an alien's visa or other 
        documentation is not subject to judicial review (see H.R. 
        4471), H265 [20JA]
      ------disapprove district court ruling on California same-sex 
        marriage ban (see H. Res. 1607), H6627 [10AU]
      Dept. of Justice: consult with appropriate officials within 
        other relevant Government agencies prior to making the 
        decision to prosecute certain terrorism offenses in U.S. 
        district court (see H.R. 4503), H386 [26JA]
      ------transmit to the House of Representatives copies of 
        communications on certain recommendations relative to 
        administration appointments (see H. Res. 1455), H4636 [17JN]
      Drugs: clarify that persons who conspire or engage in conduct 
        within the U.S. to possess, traffic, or abet traffickers of 
        illegal drugs outside the U.S., may be criminally prosecuted 
        in the U.S. (see H.R. 5231), H3272 [6MY]
      Immigration: refuse or revoke visas to aliens if in U.S. 
        security or foreign policy interests, review all visa 
        applications before adjudication, and provide for immediate 
        dissemination of visa revocation information (see H.R. 4758), 
        H1167 [4MR]
      National Day of Prayer: constitutionality (see H. Res. 1273), 
        H2695 [20AP]
      Rotary International: anniversary (see H. Res. 1727), H7614 
        [18NO]
      Terrorism: prohibit release or parole of certain unpriviliged 
        enemy belligerents into the U.S. (see H.R. 4648), H753 [23FE]
      University of Texas at Austin: tribute to men's swimming and 
        diving team (see H. Res. 1336), H3273 [6MY]
  Motions
      Antitrust policy: restore application of Federal antitrust laws 
        to the business of health insurance to protect competition and 
        consumers (H.R. 4626), H787 [24FE]
  Pledge of Allegiance
      House of Representatives, H3127 [5MY]
  Remarks
      Abarbanel, Gail: 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 (H. Res. 
        716), H7406 [15NO]
      Antitrust policy: restore application of Federal antitrust laws 
        to the business of health insurance to protect competition and 
        consumers (H.R. 4626), H772, H774, H776, H778, H779, H780, 
        H783, H785 [24FE]
      ------restore application of Federal antitrust laws to the 
        business of health insurance to protect competition and 
        consumers (H.R. 4626), motion to recommit, H788 [24FE]
      Appropriations: 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, H5386 [1JY]
      Arizona: economic impact of illegal immigration on employment 
        and wages, E1466 [29JY]
      ------passage of State immigration enforcement legislation, 
        H2848 [26AP], H2988 [28AP], H3085 [4MY], H3128 [5MY]
      Bankruptcy: make technical corrections to U.S. Code provisions 
        (H.R. 6198), H7161 [28SE]
      Biggs, Glenn: Texas Association of Homes and Services for the 
        Aging Philanthropist of the Year award recipient, E800 
        [11MY]
      Budget: deficit, H3282 [11MY], H4219 [8JN]
      ------reconciliation of the concurrent resolution relative to 
        health care reform, student loan reform, school construction 
        and renovation, and other education initiatives (H.R. 4872), 
        H1897, H1914 [21MR]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2010-2015, H4219 
        [8JN], H4601 [17JN], H4640 [22JN]
      Constitutional amendments: anniversary of 19th Amendment 
        providing women the right to vote (H. Res. 1375), H6728 [15SE]
      Courts: clarify and improve certain provisions relative to 
        removal of litigation against Federal officers or agencies to 
        Federal courts (H.R. 5281), Senate amendments, H8226, H8231, 
        H8237 [8DE]
      ------clarify and improve certain provisions relative to removal 
        of litigation against Federal officers or agencies to Federal 
        courts (H.R. 5281), consideration of Senate amendments (H. 
        Res. 1756), H8217 [8DE]
      ------clarify jurisdiction of Federal courts (H.R. 4113), H7163 
        [28SE]
      ------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 (H.R. 3808), H2919 [27AP]
      ------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 (H.R. 3808), veto, H7505 [17NO]
      ------revise laws on liability in certain civil actions arising 
        from maritime incidents (H.R. 5503), H5331, H5332, H5333, 
        H5335, H5336 [1JY]
      Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in 
        Elections (DISCLOSE) Act: require expedited judicial review of 
        constitutionality, H4826 [24JN]
      Democratic Party: national agenda, H7216 [29SE]
      Dept. of Defense: prohibit release of enemy combatants, H337 
        [26JA]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: adjust status for certain Haitian 
        orphans paroled into the U.S. after the earthquake (H.R. 
        5283), H5786 [20JY]
      Dept. of Justice: anniversary (H. Res. 1422), H4547 
        [16JN]
      ------establish the Organized Retail Theft Investigation and 
        Prosecution Unit (H.R. 5932), H7167 [28SE]
      ------investigation into constitutionality of passage of Arizona 
        immigration enforcement legislation, H3476 [13MY], H5680 
        [19JY]
      Drugs: adjust penalties for powder cocaine and crack cocaine 
        offenses (S. 1789), H6197, H6203 [28JY]
      ------require a northern border counternarcotics strategy (H.R. 
        4748), Senate amendment, H8813 [21DE]
      Economy: impact of failure to extend Bush administration tax 
        cuts, H6792 [16SE]
      ------importance of job creation, E257 [25FE]
      ------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), E7 [12JA]
      ------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, H5235 [30JN]
      ------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), motion to instruct conferees, H4294 [9JN]
      English language: require accreditation of training programs (S. 
        1338), H7818 [1DE]
      FAA: authorizing appropriations for aviation safety and capacity 
        improvement and providing stable cost-based funding for the 
        national aviation system, H2407 [25MR]
      ------improve airline safety and pilot training, H2407 [25MR]
      Financial institutions: provide an orderly and transparent 
        bankruptcy process for non-bank financial institutions, H4294 
        [9JN], H5235 [30JN]
      Garcia, Hector P.: tribute (H. Con. Res. 222), H2520 [14AP]
      Gulf of Mexico: Federal response to oil leak caused by oil rig 
        explosion, H4390 [14JN]
      Health: encourage transparency in health care reform 
        negotiations by broadcasting them on C-SPAN, E38 
        [19JA]
      ------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 
        (H.R. 1086), H779, H781 [24FE]
      ------national policy to provide health care and reform 
        insurance procedures, E257 [25FE]
      ------national policy to provide health care and reform 
        insurance procedures (H.R. 3590), H1326 [11MR], H1363 [12MR], 
        H1401 [15MR], H1473 [16MR], H1599 [18MR], H1661 [19MR], H1748 
        [20MR], H1897, H1914 [21MR]
      ------national policy to provide health care and reform 
        insurance procedures (H.R. 3962), E38 [19JA]
      ------reduce health care and insurance costs through medical 
        malpractice tort reform, H760, H772, H778, H779, H780, H785 
        [24FE], H1599 [18MR]
      ------use of budget reconciliation process to revise health care 
        reform legislation, H1225 [10MR], H1326 [11MR]
      Immigration: cancel removal and adjust status of certain long-
        term resident alien students, H8217, H8226, H8231, H8237 [8DE]
      ------enforce existing immigration laws in State or local 
        governments that provide sanctuary to illegal aliens, H5680 
        [19JY]
      ------modify age requirements for adopted alien children and 
        harmonize adoptions between Hague Convention and non-Hague 
        Convention countries (H.R. 5532), H5785 [20JY]
      ------reform, H430 [2FE], H594 [4FE], H2651 [20AP], H3207 [6MY]
      ------refuse or revoke visas to aliens if in U.S. security or 
        foreign policy interests, review all visa applications before 
        adjudication, and provide for immediate dissemination of visa 
        revocation information (H.R. 4758), E934 [25MY]
      Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act: extend certain 
        provisions, H895, H901 [25FE]
      King, Martin Luther, Jr.: celebrate life and work during the 
        anniversary of the Stevie Wonder song tribute, ``Happy 
        Birthday'' (H. Res. 1010), H216 [20JA]
      Medicare: reform sustainable growth rate payment system for 
        physicians (H.R. 3961), Senate amendments, H895, H901 [25FE]
      Members of Congress: permit to administer the oath of allegiance 
        to applicants for naturalization (H.R. 4862), H6730, H6731 
        [15SE]
      Mohawk Industries, Inc.: settlement with employees in lawsuit 
        relative to hiring of illegal immigrants, H2584 [15AP]
      Morality and ethics: importance of accountability in government 
        and society, E1552 [10AU]
      NAACP: anniversary (H. Con. Res. 242), H4544 [16JN]
      NASA: manned space flight funding, E575 [16AP]
      National Criminal Justice Commission: establish (H.R. 5143), 
        H6131 [27JY]
      National security: deploy National Guard to assist U.S.-Mexico 
        border control activities, H4077 [27MY]
      ------making emergency supplemental appropriations for border 
        security (H.R. 6080), H6588 [10AU]
      New York, NY: extend and improve protections and services to 
        individuals directly impacted by the terrorist attack (H.R. 
        847), H6397, H6409 [29JY], H7242, H7244 [29SE]
      News media: allegations of bias in coverage of Development, 
        Relief, and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act, H8298 
        [14DE], E2022 [1DE]
      ------allegations of bias in coverage of immigration and global 
        warming issues, H3666 [20MY]
      ------allegations of bias in coverage of immigration issues, 
        E1782 [29SE]
      ------allegations of bias in coverage of President Obama's 
        approval ratings, H3840 [26MY], E494 [25MR]
      ------allegations of media bias as evidenced by campaign 
        contributions, E1671 [16SE]
      ------allegations of media bias in coverage of health care 
        issues, H1363 [12MR], E522 [13AP]
      ------allegations of media bias in coverage of immigration 
        issues, H6286 [29JY], E1130 [17JN]
      ------allegations of media bias in coverage of issues based on 
        political affiliation, H11 [12JA], H148 [19JA], H731 [23FE], 
        H1176 [9MR], H2178 [22MR], H2464 [13AP], H2508 [14AP], H2823 
        [22AP], H3018 [29AP], H3314 [12MY], H3792 [25MY], H5506 
        [13JY], H5591 [14JY], H5895 [21JY], H6648 [14SE], E71 
        [21JA], E146 [3FE], E683 [27AP], E986 
        [28MY], E1289 [13JY], E1320, E1323 
        [14JY], E1818, E1831, E1840 [29SE], 
        E1894 [15NO]
      ------allegations of media bias in coverage of President Obama's 
        response to Deepwater Horizon oil spill incident, H4733 
        [23JN], E987 [28MY]
      ------allegations of media bias in coverage of Shirley Sherrod 
        controversy, H6026 [26JY]
      ------allegations of media bias in coverage of Supreme Court 
        nominations, H3489 [18MY], E1319 [14JY]
      ------allegations of media bias in coverage of taxation issues, 
        E2070 [7DE]
      Obama, President: evaluation of administration, H479 [3FE], 
        H6168 [28JY], E139 [3FE]
      ------evaluation of economic policies, H612 [22FE], H2508 
        [14AP], H6583 [10AU]
      ------evaluation of immigration policies, H5206 [30JN], H5307 
        [1JY], H6858 [22SE]
      O'Connor, Sandra Day: tribute (H. Res. 1141), H1525 [17MR]
      Pharmaceuticals: prohibit brand name drug companies from 
        compensating generic drug companies to delay the entry of a 
        generic drug into the market, H5386 [1JY]
      ------provide for take-back disposal of controlled substances in 
        certain instances (H.R. 5809), H6856 [22SE]
      Political campaigns: prohibit foreign influence, prevent Federal 
        contractors from making expenditures, and establish additional 
        spending disclosure requirements relative to Federal elections 
        (H.R. 5175), H4799 [24JN]
      ------prohibit foreign influence, prevent Federal contractors 
        from making expenditures, and establish additional spending 
        disclosure requirements relative to Federal elections (H.R. 
        5175), motion to recommit, H4826 [24JN]
      Porteous, G. Thomas, Jr.: impeach (H. Res. 1031), H1329, H1334 
        [11MR]
      Puerto Rico: provide for a federally sanctioned self-
        determination process (H.R. 2499), H3034, H3036 [29AP]
      Republican Party: launch of AmericaSpeakingOut.com (Internet 
        site) forum, H4335 [10JN]
      Rotary International: anniversary (H. Res. 1727), H8043 [7DE]
      Senate: election of Scott Brown in Massachusetts special 
        election, H196 [20JA]
      Sestak, Representative: investigate comments alleging possible 
        job offer in exchange for abandoning Senate campaign, H4251 
        [9JN]
      Space policy: complete the codification of U.S. Code title 
        relative to National and Commercial Space Programs (H.R. 
        3237), H104 [13JA]
      Taxation: impose a higher rate of tax on bonuses paid by 
        businesses receiving Troubled Asset Relief Program funds (H.R. 
        1586), Senate amendments, H2407 [25MR]
      ------rates, E575 [16AP]
      Television: reauthorize, reform, and modernize satellite 
        statutory license and conform satellite and cable statutory 
        licenses to digital transmissions (S. 3333), H3328 [12MY]
      Tobacco products: deter smuggling and ensure collection of all 
        tobacco taxes (S. 1147), H1533 [17MR]
      Unemployment: rates, H5307 [1JY]
      Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools 
        Required To Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism (USA PATRIOT) 
        Act: extend certain provisions, H895, H901 [25FE]
      University of Texas at Austin: tribute to men's swimming and 
        diving team (H. Res. 1336), H3597 [19MY]
      Votes: position on missed, H400 [27JA]
      Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Regulation Compact: grant 
        congressional consent and approval to amendments made by 
        Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia (S.J. Res. 
        25), H2522 [14AP]
      WikiLeaks (Internet site): release of classified documents to 
        the news media, E2044 [2DE]
      World Intellectual Property Day: support goals (H. Res. 1208), 
        H2918 [27AP]