[Congressional Record Index (2012)]
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MALONEY, CAROLYN B. (a Representative from New York)

  Addresses
      Constitutional Amendment To Ensure Equal Rights for Women: Birch 
        Bayh, E805 [15MY]
      ------Janet Kopenhaver, Federally Employed Women (organization), 
        E805 [15MY]
      ------Sarah Bear, E805 [15MY]
      ------Terry O'Neill, National Organization for Women, 
        E806 [15MY]
  Amendments
      Government regulations: prohibit agencies from taking any 
        significant regulatory action until the unemployment rate is 
        equal to or less than a certain level (H.R. 4078), H5282 
        [25JY]
  Articles and editorials
      Re-Authorize the Export-Import Bank, Amo Houghton and Tom Davis, 
        republicanmainstreet.org (Internet site), H2480 [9MY]
  Bills and resolutions cosponsored
      Agriculture: provide for a uniform national standard for the 
        housing and treatment of egg-laying hens (see H.R. 3798), 
        H1306 [8MR]
      Animals: designate the North American bison as the national 
        mammal of the U.S. (see H.R. 6304), H6369 [14NO]
      Armed Forces: provide for certain requirements relative to 
        retirement, adoption, care, and recognition of military 
        working dogs (see H.R. 4103), H7425 [20DE]
      Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month: observance (see H. Res. 
        621), H1914 [17AP]
      Autoimmune Diseases Interdepartmental Coordinating Committee: 
        establish (see H.R. 6218), H5326 [26JY]
      Brigadier General Nathaniel Woodhull Post Office Building, 
        Mastic Beach, NY: designate (see H.R. 3912), H567 [7FE]
      Buffalo, NY: anniversary of Continental Connection commuter 
        plane crash (see H. Res. 543), H803 [15FE]
      Business and industry: list employers that relocate call centers 
        overseas, make such companies ineligible for Federal grants 
        and loans, and require call center employees to disclose their 
        physical location (see H.R. 3596), H376 [1FE]
      Caribbean-American Heritage Month: support goals and ideals (see 
        H. Res. 289), H3662 [7JN]
      Children and youth: protect students from inappropriate 
        seclusion and physical restraint in schools (see H.R. 1381), 
        H1428 [20MR]
      Citizenship: exempt certain elderly persons from English 
        language and government and history knowledge requirements for 
        naturalization, and permit others to take the examinations in 
        other languages (see H.R. 2957), H945 [17FE]
      Civil rights: restore effective use of group actions for claims 
        arising under antidiscrimination laws (see H.R. 5978), H3914 
        [20JN]
      Climate: express that U.S. policies should reflect appropriate 
        understanding and sensitivity concerning climate change issues 
        (see H. Res. 672), H5328 [26JY]
      Commission on Freedom of Information Act Processing Delays: 
        establish (see H.R. 1564), H641 [8FE]
      Commission To Accelerate the End of Breast Cancer: establish 
        (see H.R. 3067), H1134 [1MR]
      Committee on POW and MIA Affairs (House, Select): establish (see 
        H. Res. 111), H966 [27FE]
      Conservation of natural resources: strengthen the U.S. role in 
        the international community in conserving natural resources to 
        further global prosperity and security (see H.R. 6038), H4156 
        [27JN]
      Consumers: protect from price-gouging of gasoline and other 
        fuels (see H.R. 964), H1100 [29FE]
      Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary: expand boundaries (see 
        H.R. 192), H512 [6FE]
      Corporal Kyle Schneider Post Office Building, Baldwinsville, NY: 
        designate (see H.R. 5837), H3161 [18MY]
      Courts: provide funds to State courts for the provision of legal 
        representation to parents and legal guardians relative to 
        child welfare cases (see H.R. 3873), H1543 [22MR]
      CPSC: restore jurisdiction over fixed site amusement park rides 
        (see H.R. 2861), H3662 [7JN]
      Credit: exclude from consumer credit reports medical debt that 
        has been in collection and has been fully paid or settled (see 
        H.R. 2086), H6152 [19SE]
      Crime: enhance penalties for possession or financial 
        facilitation of access to child pornography and require 
        Internet service providers to assist child pornography and 
        exploitation investigations (see H.R. 6063), H4654 [29JN]
      Cyprus: respect sovereignty and urge Turkey to end illegal 
        colonization, occupation, and interference with energy 
        resources (see H. Res. 676), H3808 [19JN]
      Dept. of Agriculture: recognize significance of and support 
        adequate funding for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance 
        Program (see H. Res. 564), H1306 [8MR]
      ------Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program funding (see H. 
        Res. 760), H6765 [12DE]
      Dept. of Defense: ensure detainees on U.S. soil have access to 
        due process, the court system, and will not be detained 
        indefinitely by the military (see H.R. 4192), H1543 [22MR]
      ------reduce number of nuclear weapons and related programs (see 
        H.R. 3974), H639 [8FE]
      Dept. of Education: establish a demonstration program to provide 
        skills to classroom teachers and staff who work with children 
        with autism spectrum disorders (see H.R. 5195), H2448 [8MY]
      ------establish grants to support evidence-based social and 
        emotional learning programming (see H.R. 2437), H3703 [12JN]
      ------extend the reduced interest rate for Federal Direct 
        Stafford Loans (see H.R. 3826), H221 [31JA] (see H.R. 4816), 
        H2289 [27AP]
      Dept. of HHS: better enable State child welfare agencies to 
        prevent human trafficking of children and serve the needs of 
        victims under adoption assistance and foster care programs 
        (see H.R. 2730), H3976 [21JN]
      ------improve and enhance research and programs on childhood 
        cancer survivorship (see H.R. 3015), H3662 [7JN]
      ------provide cardiomyopathy education, awareness, and risk 
        assessment materials and resources and disseminate such 
        materials by State educational agencies to identify more at-
        risk families (see H.R. 3625), H1428 [20MR]
      ------reauthorize Administration on Aging Lifespan Respite Care 
        Program (see H.R. 3266), H3163 [18MY]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: modify requirements for the visa 
        waiver program (see H.R. 3855), H1847 [16AP]
      Dept. of HUD: establish program to create jobs and increase 
        economic development in underserved areas by promoting 
        cooperative development (see H.R. 3677), H5712 [2AU]
      Dept. of Justice: provide Debbie Smith DNA Backlog Grant Program 
        funds for auditing sexual assault evidence backlogs and 
        establish a Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Registry (see 
        H.R. 6628), H6622 [4DE]
      Dept. of Labor: phase out issuance of special wage certificates 
        to entities providing employment to disabled individuals at 
        rates of pay below the Federal minimum wage (see H.R. 3086), 
        H641 [8FE]
      Dept. of the Treasury: establish centers of excellence in 
        financial literacy education for young adults and families 
        (see H.R. 300), H115 [23JA]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: clarify presumptions relating to 
        exposure of certain veterans who served in the vicinity of 
        Vietnam (see H.R. 3612), H950 [24FE]
      Developing countries: protect girls through prevention of child 
        marriage (see H.R. 6087), H6369 [14NO]
      Discrimination: condemn discrimination, hate crimes, racism, 
        bigotry, bullying and brutal violence perpetrated against 
        Sikh-Americans, and all acts of vandalism against Sikh 
        Gurdwaras in the U.S. (see H. Res. 785), H6060 [14SE]
      Diseases: bring an end to the spread of HIV/AIDS in the U.S. and 
        around the world (see H.R. 6138), H5202 [24JY]
      ------commend progress made by anti-tuberculosis programs (see 
        H. Res. 594), H1542 [22MR]
      ------extend Postal Service authority to issue a semipostal to 
        raise funds for breast cancer research (see H.R. 466), H220 
        [31JA]
      ------support goal of preventing and effectively treating 
        Alzheimer's disease by a certain date and other goals of the 
        National Plan To Address Alzheimer's Disease draft (see H. 
        Con. Res. 120), H2067 [24AP]
      District of Columbia: provide full voting representation in 
        Congress and exempt residents from paying Federal income taxes 
        until such voting representation takes effect (see H.R. 266), 
        H1391 [19MR]
      ------statehood (see H.R. 265), H1391 [19MR]
      Drugs: address critical drug shortages (see H.R. 3839), H1808 
        [29MR]
      Economy: provide tax relief for workers and businesses, rebuild 
        and modernize country's infrastructure, and provide pathways 
        back to work for those looking for jobs (see H.R. 12), H1153 
        [5MR]
      Egypt: honor rule of law and return Noor and Ramsay Bower to the 
        U.S. (see H. Res. 193), H6702 [11DE]
      Fair Labor Standards Act: strengthen child labor provisions (see 
        H.R. 2234), H376 [1FE]
      Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act: improve (see H.R. 
        5871), H6397 [15NO]
      FDA: extend market exclusivity periods for drugs in certain 
        combinations of drugs (see H.R. 6502), H6274 [21SE]
      ------require labeling of genetically-engineered fish (see H.R. 
        520), H27 [17JA]
      ------require the label of drugs to contain a parenthetical 
        statement identifying the source of any ingredient 
        constituting or derived from a grain or starch-containing 
        ingredient (see H.R. 4972), H3662 [7JN]
      FEC: reassert congressional authority to restrict spending by 
        corporations and labor organizations on campaigns for 
        elections for Federal office (see H.R. 6310), H5705 [2AU]
      Federal agencies and departments: treat relevant military 
        training as sufficient to satisfy training or certification 
        requirements for Federal licenses (see H.R. 4155), H2329 [7MY]
      Federal employees: tribute (see H. Res. 682), H6234 [20SE]
      Financial institutions: provide exception from requirement for 
        annual privacy notices for financial institutions which do not 
        share personal information with affiliates (see H.R. 5817), 
        H6469 [27NO]
      Firearms: enhance criminal penalties for straw purchasers of 
        firearms (see H.R. 4190), H4656 [29JN]
      ------establish background check procedures for gun shows (see 
        H.R. 591), H5526 [31JY]
      ------limit possession, sale, and other disposition by persons 
        convicted of misdemeanor sex offenses against children (see 
        H.R. 505), H476 [3FE]
      ------require face to face purchases of ammunition, licensing of 
        ammunition dealers, and reporting regarding bulk purchases of 
        ammunition (see H.R. 6241), H5525 [31JY]
      Food: require labels on food that contains, or is produced with, 
        a genetically engineered material (see H.R. 3553), H476 [3FE]
      Foreign Claims Settlement Commission: receive and determine 
        validity and amount of claims for loss of wages and other 
        property of those plaintiffs in the case Bruce D. Abbott et 
        al. v. Libya (see H.R. 3713), H2569 [9MY]
      Foreign policy: codify U.S. Action Plan on Women, Peace, and 
        Security to promote inclusion of women in conflict resolution 
        efforts and peacebuilding institutions (see H.R. 6255), H5628 
        [1AU]
      Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary: expand 
        boundaries (see H.R. 192), H512 [6FE]
      Haiti: address gender-based violence against women and children 
        (see H. Res. 521), H2648 [10MY]
      House of Representatives: provide the District of Columbia a 
        voting seat and the State of Utah an additional seat (see H.R. 
        267), H1391 [19MR]
      ------recommend against finding Attorney General Holder in 
        contempt of Congress for refusal to comply with subpoenas 
        issued by the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform 
        (House) (see H. Res. 712), H4604 [28JN]
      Human rights: combat international violence against women and 
        girls (see H.R. 5905), H3660 [7JN]
      ------modify certain provisions of law relative to torture (see 
        H.R. 4011), H692 [9FE]
      ------prevent human trafficking in Government contracting (see 
        H.R. 4259), H5010 [18JY]
      ------prohibit transfer of defense articles and defense services 
        to foreign countries that are engaging in gross violations of 
        internationally-recognized human rights (see H.R. 5749), H4686 
        [9JY]
      Hurricanes: express condolences to, commend resiliency and 
        courage of, and provide necessary resources for relief, 
        recovery, and rebuilding efforts of victims of Hurricane Sandy 
        (see H. Res. 820), H6505 [28NO]
      Immigration: deny entry to foreign governments officials, and 
        their immediate family, who commit or fail to rectify 
        fundamental due process and human rights violation of 
        imprisoned U.S. citizens (see H.R. 6292), H6001 [13SE]
      ------reform detention procedures (see H.R. 933), H375 [1FE]
      International AIDS Conference: support and encourage global HIV/
        AIDS research, prevention, and treatment programs (see H. Res. 
        713), H5202 [24JY]
      International Olympic Committee: recognize a moment of silence 
        at future Olympic opening ceremonies to honor those who lost 
        their lives at 1972 Munich Olympics (see H. Res. 663), H3482 
        [5JN]
      Iran: express importance of preventing acquisition of nuclear 
        weapons capability and continue economic and diplomatic 
        pressure to secure nonproliferation agreement (see H. Res. 
        568), H2034 [19AP]
      ------use parts of fines levied against companies that do 
        business with Iran to establish a fund to pay claims to 
        Americans held hostage in Iran and their families identified 
        in a certain court case (see H.R. 5796), H4158 [27JN]
      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. 4123), H1133 [1MR]
      Israel: authorize further assistance to Israel for the Iron Dome 
        anti-missile defense system (see H.R. 4229), H1742 [28MR]
      ------include in the visa waiver program (see H.R. 5850), H4606 
        [28JN]
      ------reaffirm strategic relationship with the U.S., direct the 
        President to submit reports on U.S. actions to enhance this 
        relationship, and assist in the defense of Israel (see H.R. 
        4133), H1274 [7MR]
      Leonard Montalto Post Office Building, Staten Island, NY: 
        designate (see H.R. 6636), H7429 [21DE]
      LIHEAP: reauthorize (see H.R. 4026), H1391 [19MR]
      Lions Clubs: mint coins in commemoration of centennial of 
        establishment (see H.R. 2139), H27 [17JA]
      Medicare: ensure more timely access to home health services for 
        beneficiaries (see H.R. 2267), H2569 [9MY]
      ------recognize certain certified diabetes educators as 
        certified providers for purposes of outpatient diabetes self-
        management training services (see H.R. 2787), H1497 [21MR]
      ------waive coinsurance for colorectal cancer screening tests, 
        regardless of whether therapeutic intervention is required 
        during the screening (see H.R. 4120), H1306 [8MR]
      Members of Congress: eliminate automatic salary adjustments (see 
        H.R. 3858), H441 [2FE]
      Mental Health Month: designate (see H. Res. 640), H2274 [27AP]
      Minimum wage: provide for increases consistent with inflation 
        (see H.R. 6211), H5326 [26JY]
      Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week: support goals and ideals (see 
        H. Res. 560), H1274 [7MR]
      National Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month: designate (see H. Res. 
        341), H5712 [2AU]
      National Cancer Act: anniversary (see H. Res. 531), H219 [31JA]
      National Foster Care Month: recognize goals and ideals (see H. 
        Res. 659), H2812 [16MY]
      National Nurses Week: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 
        644), H2320 [7MY]
      National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month: designate (see H. Res. 
        748), H5713 [2AU]
      National Park Service: mint coins in commemoration of 
        anniversary of establishment (see H.R. 5840), H4908 [17JY]
      Nelson Mandela International Day: observance (see H. Res. 353), 
        H5010 [18JY]
      New York Giants (football team): tribute (see H. Res. 544), H640 
        [8FE]
      Nicklaus, Jack: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 4040), 
        H1101 [29FE]
      NIH: establish Skin Cancer Research Fund (see H.R. 5716), H2644 
        [10MY]
      Paul, Alice: award Congressional Gold Medal posthumously (see 
        H.R. 2970), H220 [31JA]
      Pesticides: prohibit use, production, sale, importation, or 
        exportation of any pesticide containing atrazine (see H.R. 
        4318), H4828 [11JY]
      Political campaigns: provide for additional disclosure 
        requirements for corporations, labor organizations, and other 
        entities (see H.R. 4010), H692 [9FE]
      Postal Service: recalculate and restore retirement annuities, 
        eliminate requirement to pre-fund health benefits fund, 
        restrict facility closures, and create incentives to maintain 
        levels of service (see H.R. 3591), H1915 [17AP]
      Pro Football Hall of Fame: mint coins in recognition and 
        celebration (see H.R. 4104), H1306 [8MR]
      Public welfare programs: permit States to exempt single parents 
        with children under a certain age from Temporary Assistance 
        for Needy Families Program participation rate requirements 
        (see H.R. 4379), H1976 [18AP]
      Religion: honor historical contributions of Catholic sisters 
        (see H. Res. 689), H3977 [21JN]
      Russia: impose sanctions on persons responsible for detention, 
        abuse, or death of Sergei Magnitsky, the conspiracy to defraud 
        Russia of taxes on corporate profits, and other human rights 
        violations (see H.R. 4405), H5712 [2AU]
      Social Security: treat permanent partnerships between 
        individuals of the same gender as marriage for purposes of 
        determining entitlement to Federal old-age, survivors, and 
        disability insurance benefits (see H.R. 4609), H2066 [24AP]
      Specialist Christopher Scott Post Office Building, Tyrone, NY: 
        designate (see H.R. 6681), H7264 [18DE]
      Sudan: develop strategy to end human rights violations, create 
        incentives for governments and persons to end support, and 
        reinvigorate peace efforts (see H.R. 4169), H1847 [16AP]
      Tariff: footwear (see H.R. 2697), H1134 [1MR]
      Taxation: allow deduction equal to fair market value for 
        charitable contributions of literary, musical, artistic, or 
        scholarly compositions created by the donor (see H.R. 1190), 
        H1846 [16AP]
      ------encourage domestic insourcing and discourage foreign 
        outsourcing (see H.R. 5542), H4686 [9JY]
      ------establish ABLE accounts to pay for qualified disability 
        expenses of family members with disabilities (see H.R. 3423), 
        H1101 [29FE]
      ------extend credit for electricity produced from certain 
        renewable resources (see H.R. 3307), H27 [17JA]
      ------extend exclusion from gross income for employer-provided 
        health coverage to certain employee designated beneficiaries 
        (see H.R. 2088), H1154 [5MR]
      ------increase alternative minimum tax exemption amount and 
        index such amount for inflation (see H.R. 3747), H641 [8FE]
      ------make permanent and expand the temporary minimum credit 
        rate for the low-income housing tax credit program (see H.R. 
        3661), H3976 [21JN]
      ------make permanent the expansion of certain tax benefits for 
        adoption (see H.R. 4373), H4864 [12JY]
      ------modify dependent care credit to take into account expenses 
        for care of parents and grandparents who do not live with the 
        taxpayer (see H.R. 3820), H221 [31JA]
      ------provide a credit for costs of certain infertility 
        treatments (see H.R. 3522), H3163 [18MY]
      ------provide an additional religious exemption from the 
        individual health coverage mandate (see H.R. 6597), H6428 
        [16NO]
      ------provide collegiate housing and infrastructure grants (see 
        H.R. 1327), H3163 [18MY]
      ------provide for an investment credit relative to the 
        production of electricity from offshore wind (see H.R. 3238), 
        H6279 [21SE]
      ------reduce the Federal budget deficit by imposing a minimum 
        effective tax rate for high-income taxpayers (see H.R. 3903), 
        H1847 [16AP]
      ------support and strengthen tax incentives for retirement 
        savings (see H. Con. Res. 101), H901 [16FE]
      Transportation: provide flexibility in use of Federal funding 
        for certain transit functions to local entities (see H.R. 
        3200), H220 [31JA]
      Veterans: issue a Victory for Veterans stamp (see H.R. 6121), 
        H4863 [12JY]
      Violence Against Women Act: reauthorize (see H.R. 4271), H1742 
        [28MR]
      Voting: modernize voter registration, promote access to voting 
        for disabled individuals, and protect the right to vote (see 
        H.R. 5799), H3102 [17MY]
      ------require a voter-verified permanent paper ballot (see H.R. 
        5816), H3103 [17MY]
      ------require States to establish minimum early voting period 
        and ensure that no individual be required to wait for longer 
        than one hour to cast a ballot at a polling place in an 
        election for Federal office (see H.R. 6591), H6429 [16NO]
      Water for the Poor Act: enhance implementation (see H.R. 3658), 
        H1498 [21MR]
      Water pollution: clarify that fill material cannot be comprised 
        of waste (see H.R. 1375), H2647 [10MY]
      Wildlife: establish improved regulatory process for injurious 
        wildlife to prevent introduction and establishment in the U.S. 
        of nonnative wildlife and wild animal pathogens and parasites 
        (see H.R. 5864), H3266 [30MY]
      Women: ensure reasonable workplace accommodations for workers 
        whose ability to perform the functions of a job are limited by 
        pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition (see 
        H.R. 5647), H2443 [8MY]
      ------improve prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart 
        disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases in women 
        (see H.R. 3526), H512 [6FE]
      World TB Day: support goals (see H. Res. 594), H1542 [22MR]
      Yousafzai, Malala: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 
        6588), H6343 [13NO]
  Bills and resolutions introduced
      Census: acknowledge surveys and information derived from those 
        surveys are crucial to national welfare (see H. Con. Res. 
        136), H5707 [2AU]
      Commission on Americans Living Abroad: establish (see H.R. 
        6263), H5629 [1AU]
      Commission To Study the Potential Creation of a National Women's 
        History Museum: establish (see H.R. 6421), H6060 [14SE]
      Crime: protect civil rights of victims of gender-motivated 
        violence and create employer liability for negligent conduct 
        resulting in gender-motivated crimes on employer-controlled 
        premises (see H.R. 6198), H5291 [25JY]
      Education: anniversary of Title IX, prohibiting gender 
        discrimination in educational and athletic programs and its 
        critical role in guaranteeing equal educational opportunities 
        for women and girls (see H. Res. 694), H3914 [20JN]
      Employment: permit employees to request, and ensure employers 
        consider requests, for flexible work terms and conditions (see 
        H.R. 4106), H1099 [29FE]
      Financial institutions: establish fair and transparent practices 
        related to marketing and provision of overdraft coverage 
        programs at depository institutions (see H.R. 5691), H2566 
        [9MY]
      Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act: clarify applicability 
        to condominiums (see H.R. 6337), H5706 [2AU]
      Macedonia: work within U.N. framework process with Greece to 
        find a mutually-acceptable composite name, with a geographical 
        qualifier and for all international uses for the former 
        Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (see H. Res. 627), H2031 [19AP] 
        (see H. Res. 639), H2274 [27AP] (see H. Res. 650), H2645 
        [10MY]
      Tariff: cis-3-hexen-1-ol (see H.R. 5170), H2271 [27AP]
      ------C12-18 alkenes, polymers (TPX) with 4-methyl-1-pentene 
        (see H.R. 5174), H2271 [27AP]
      ------helional (see H.R. 5169), H2271 [27AP]
      ------imitation jewelry earrings (see H.R. 5178), H2271 [27AP]
      ------imitation jewelry necklaces or bracelets (see H.R. 5171), 
        H2271 [27AP]
      ------instant print film for analog photography (see H.R. 5733), 
        H2645 [10MY]
      ------magnesium aluminum hydroxide carbonate (synthetic 
        hydrotalcite) and magnesium aluminum hydroxide carbonate 
        (synthetic hydrotalcite) coated with stearic acid (see H.R. 
        5167), H2271 [27AP]
      ------magnesium zinc aluminum hydroxide carbonate coated with 
        stearic acid (see H.R. 5168), H2271 [27AP]
      ------necklaces or bracelets, other than those containing 
        jadeites or rubies (see H.R. 5172), H2271 [27AP]
      ------women's belts of leather or composition leather (see H.R. 
        5173), H2271 [27AP]
      ------women's footwear (see H.R. 5176), H2271 [27AP]
      ------women's footwear other than house slippers (see H.R. 
        5165), H2271 [27AP]
      ------women's leather footwear with non-pigskin uppers (see H.R. 
        5175, 5177), H2271 [27AP]
      ------women's nonenumerated footwear (see H.R. 5166), H2271 
        [27AP]
      ------women's nonenumerated footwear with textile uppers (see 
        H.R. 5164), H2271 [27AP]
      Taxation: allow deduction and make refundable the credit for 
        household and dependent care services necessary for gainful 
        employment (see H.R. 4397), H1977 [18AP]
      ------deny all deductions for business expenses associated with 
        the use of a club that discriminates on the basis of sex, 
        race, or color (see H.R. 4376), H1914 [17AP]
      Voting: ensure absent uniformed services or overseas voters 
        requesting an absentee ballot receive ballots for each 
        election during a Federal election cycle (see H.R. 5828), 
        H3161 [18MY]
  Constitutional authority statements
      Commission on Americans Living Abroad: establish (H.R. 6263), 
        H5630 [1AU]
      Commission To Study the Potential Creation of a National Women's 
        History Museum: establish (H.R. 6421), H6061 [14SE]
      Crime: protect civil rights of victims of gender-motivated 
        violence and create employer liability for negligent conduct 
        resulting in gender-motivated crimes on employer-controlled 
        premises (H.R. 6198), H5292 [25JY]
      Employment: permit employees to request, and ensure employers 
        consider requests, for flexible work terms and conditions 
        (H.R. 4106), H1100 [29FE]
      Financial institutions: establish fair and transparent practices 
        related to marketing and provision of overdraft coverage 
        programs at depository institutions (H.R. 5691), H2568 [9MY]
      Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act: clarify applicability 
        to condominiums (H.R. 6337), H5710 [2AU]
      Tariff: cis-3-hexen-1-ol (H.R. 5170), H2282 [27AP]
      ------C12-18 alkenes, polymers (TPX) with 4-methyl-1-pentene 
        (H.R. 5174), H2282 [27AP]
      ------helional (H.R. 5169), H2282 [27AP]
      ------imitation jewelry earrings (H.R. 5178), H2282 [27AP]
      ------imitation jewelry necklaces or bracelets (H.R. 5171), 
        H2282 [27AP]
      ------instant print film for analog photography (H.R. 5733), 
        H2647 [10MY]
      ------magnesium aluminum hydroxide carbonate (synthetic 
        hydrotalcite) and magnesium aluminum hydroxide carbonate 
        (synthetic hydrotalcite) coated with stearic acid (H.R. 5167), 
        H2282 [27AP]
      ------magnesium zinc aluminum hydroxide carbonate coated with 
        stearic acid (H.R. 5168), H2282 [27AP]
      ------necklaces or bracelets, other than those containing 
        jadeites or rubies (H.R. 5172), H2282 [27AP]
      ------women's belts of leather or composition leather (H.R. 
        5173), H2282 [27AP]
      ------women's footwear (H.R. 5176), H2282 [27AP]
      ------women's footwear other than house slippers (H.R. 5165), 
        H2281 [27AP]
      ------women's leather footwear with non-pigskin uppers (H.R. 
        5175), H2282 [27AP]
      ------women's leather footwear with non-pigskin uppers (H.R. 
        5177), H2282 [27AP]
      ------women's nonenumerated footwear (H.R. 5166), H2281 [27AP]
      ------women's nonenumerated footwear with textile uppers (H.R. 
        5164), H2281 [27AP]
      Taxation: allow deduction and make refundable the credit for 
        household and dependent care services necessary for gainful 
        employment (H.R. 4397), H1977 [18AP]
      ------deny all deductions for business expenses associated with 
        the use of a club that discriminates on the basis of sex, 
        race, or color (H.R. 4376), H1915 [17AP]
      Voting: ensure absent uniformed services or overseas voters 
        requesting an absentee ballot receive ballots for each 
        election during a Federal election cycle (H.R. 5828), H3162 
        [18MY]
  E-mails
      Indian Tribal Trade and Investment Demonstration Project Act: 
        Andreas N. Akaras, American Hellenic Educational Progressive 
        Association, H5092 [23JY]
      ------Bryan Ardouny, Armenian Assembly of America, H5093 [23JY]
      ------Kate Nahapetian, Armenian National Committee of America, 
        H5093 [23JY]
      ------Representative Cole, H5094 [23JY]
  Letters
      Digital Accountability and Transparency (DATA) Act: several 
        organizations, H2093 [25AP]
      Eximbank reauthorization: Christine O. Gregoire, Governor of 
        Washington, H2480 [9MY]
      ------David A. Hart, Florida Chamber of Commerce, H2479 [9MY]
      ------Pat Quinn, Governor of Illinois, H2479 [9MY]
      ------several Governors, H2479 [9MY]
      ------several organizations, H2478 [9MY]
      ------several Representatives, H2480 [9MY]
  Pledge of Allegiance
      House of Representatives, H4160 [28JN], H6315 [26OC]
  Remarks
      Abortion: protect pain-capable unborn children in the District 
        of Columbia (H.R. 3803), H5444 [31JY]
      Agriculture: continue certain programs (H.R. 6083), H6098 [19SE]
      Alafoyiannis, Loula Loi: Association of Greek American 
        Professional Women Woman of the Year award recipient, 
        E1558 [19SE]
      Appropriations: making for Dept. of Defense and other Federal 
        departments and agencies, rescind unobligated stimulus funds, 
        and reduce discretionary spending (H.R. 1), H7478 [31DE], 
        H7577 [2JA]
      Arlington National Cemetery: provide certain requirements for 
        the placement of monuments (H.R. 1627), Senate amendment, 
        H5431 [31JY]
      Budget: reconciliation of the concurrent resolution and 
        replacement of sequester established by the Budget Control Act 
        (H.R. 5652), E802 [15MY]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2013-2022 (H. Con. 
        Res. 112), H1690, H1695 [28MR], H1858 [17AP]
      Bureau of the Census: American Community Survey funding, 
        H2509 [9MY]
      Burma: provide flexibility relative to U.S. support for 
        assistance provided by international financial institutions 
        for Burma (H.R. 6431), H6124 [19SE]
      Capitol Building and Grounds: permit use of rotunda for 
        presentation of Congressional Gold Medal to Aung San Suu Kyi 
        (H. Con. Res. 135), H6125 [19SE]
      CBO: consolidate certain reporting requirements relative to the 
        American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and the Troubled Asset 
        Relief Program (H.R. 6570), H6352 [14NO]
      Cecil E. Bolt Post Office, Fowler, CA: designate (H.R. 4389), 
        H7336 [19DE]
      Census: acknowledge surveys and information derived from those 
        surveys are crucial to national welfare (H. Con. Res. 136), 
        E1443 [3AU]
      Commission on Americans Living Abroad: establish (H.R. 6263), 
        E1381 [1AU]
      Commission To Study the Potential Creation of a National Women's 
        History Museum: establish (H.R. 6421), E1538 [14SE]
      Committee on Oversight and Government Reform (House): hearings 
        on women's health and contraception with all-male panel, H1599 
        [27MR]
      Congress: prohibit securities and commodities trading based on 
        nonpublic information relating to Congress and require 
        additional reporting of securities transactions by Members and 
        employees (H.R. 1148), H624 [8FE]
      Credit cards: prevent abuse of Government credit cards (S. 300), 
        H5413 [31JY]
      Crime: protect civil rights of victims of gender-motivated 
        violence and create employer liability for negligent conduct 
        resulting in gender-motivated crimes on employer-controlled 
        premises (H.R. 6198), E1332 [25JY]
      Cyprus: anniversary of Turkish occupation, H5020 [19JY]
      ------respect sovereignty and urge Turkey to end illegal 
        colonization, occupation, and interference with energy 
        resources (H. Res. 676), H5020 [19JY]
      Dept. of Agriculture: WIC funding, H6487, H6488 [28NO]
      Dept. of Education: extend the reduced interest rate for Federal 
        Direct Stafford Loans (H.R. 4628), H2245 [27AP]
      Dept. of HHS: ensure religious conscience protections relative 
        to insurance coverage of certain women's preventive health 
        services, H626 [8FE]
      ------Prevention and Public Health Fund funding, H2245 
        [27AP]
      Dept. of HUD: establish a pilot program to make grants to 
        nonprofit organizations to rehabilitate and modify homes of 
        disabled and low-income veterans, H6123 [19SE]
      Dept. of Justice: limit awarding of fees and lawsuits, reform 
        reimbursement eligibility, and compile, and make publicly 
        available, certain data relating to the Equal Access to 
        Justice Act, H5285 [25JY]
      Dept. of the Interior: authorize Indian tribes to enter into 
        certain leases without prior express approval (H.R. 205), 
        H5092 [23JY]
      ------replace President Obama's proposed Outer Continental Shelf 
        oil and gas leasing program with a congressional plan that 
        will conduct additional lease sales (H.R. 6082), E1331 
        [25JY]
      ------set clear rules for development of U.S. oil shale 
        resources and promote shale technology research and 
        development (H.R. 3408), E233 [17FE]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: presume service connection for 
        illnesses associated with water contaminants at Camp Lejeune, 
        NC, and provide health care to those affected by such 
        contamination, H5431 [31JY]
      Economy: avert ``fiscal cliff'' economic crisis through 
        bipartisan agreement on taxes and spending, H6350 [14NO], 
        H6474 [28NO]
      ------provide incentives for the creation of jobs and extend and 
        reform certain tax provisions and Federal programs (H.R. 
        3630), conference report, H924 [17FE]
      ------rebuild and modernize country's infrastructure, H3149 
        [18MY]
      Education: anniversary of Title IX, prohibiting gender 
        discrimination in educational and athletic programs and its 
        critical role in guaranteeing equal educational opportunities 
        for women and girls (H. Res. 694), E1093 [20JN]
      Elizabeth L. Kinnunen Post Office Building, Munising, MI: 
        designate (H.R. 3378), H7335 [19DE]
      Employment: permit employees to request, and ensure employers 
        consider requests, for flexible work terms and conditions 
        (H.R. 4106), E282 [29FE]
      Equal Pay Day: observance, E604 [19AP]
      Eximbank: reauthorize (H.R. 2072), H2471, H2478 [9MY]
      FDA: revise and extend the user-fee programs for prescription 
        drugs and medical devices and establish user-fee programs for 
        generic drugs and biosimilars (H.R. 5651), E932 [31MY]
      Federal employees: extend pay limitation for Members of Congress 
        and Federal employees (H.R. 3835), E127 [3FE]
      ------increase contribution by new employees for defined 
        retirement benefits, H924 [17FE]
      ------make persons having seriously delinquent tax debts 
        ineligible for Federal employment (H.R. 828), H5415 [31JY]
      FEMA: funding, H6350 [14NO]
      Feminist Majority Foundation: anniversary, E471 [28MR]
      Financial institutions: establish fair and transparent practices 
        related to marketing and provision of overdraft coverage 
        programs at depository institutions (H.R. 5691), E752 
        [9MY]
      Firearms: gun control, H6821 [17DE]
      ------prohibit transfer or possession of large capacity 
        ammunition feeding devices (H.R. 308), H6821 [17DE]
      Foreign aid: provide assistance for the prevention and treatment 
        of obstetric fistula (H.R. 949), E353 [8MR]
      Fortune (publication): tribute to annual Fortune 500 issue and 
        efforts to assist veterans to find employment, E683 
        [27AP]
      FRS: preserve privilege for information submitted to the 
        Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (H.R. 4014), E448 
        [27MR]
      ------require an audit of the Board of Governors and Federal 
        Reserve banks (H.R. 459), H5152 [24JY]
      Government: require accountability and transparency in Federal 
        spending (H.R. 2146), H2092 [25AP]
      Government regulations: prohibit agencies from taking any 
        significant regulatory action until the unemployment rate is 
        equal to or less than a certain level (H.R. 4078), H5227, 
        H5282, H5285 [25JY]
      Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act: repeal health-care 
        related provisions (H.R. 6079), consideration (H. Res. 724), 
        H4719 [10JY]
      Holocaust Remembrance Day: observance, E687 [27AP]
      House of Representatives: compile oral histories from current 
        and former Members involved in the Selma to Montgomery, AL, 
        marches and the civil rights movement (H. Res. 562), 
        E312 [5MR]
      ------find Attorney General Holder in contempt of Congress for 
        refusal to comply with subpoenas issued by the Committee on 
        Oversight and Government Reform (House) (H. Res. 711), H4077 
        [27JN], H4406 [28JN]
      Hurricanes: making supplemental appropriations for recovery from 
        damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, H7478 [31DE], H7577 [2JA]
      Immigration: establish employment-based immigrant visa for alien 
        entrepreneurs who have received significant capital from 
        investors to establish business in the U.S. (H.R. 1114), H6551 
        [30NO]
      ------provide for visas for certain advanced science, 
        technology, engineering, or math (STEM) graduates (H.R. 6412), 
        H6551 [30NO]
      ------provide for visas for certain advanced science, 
        technology, engineering, or math (STEM) graduates and 
        eliminate the diversity immigrant program (H.R. 6429), H6551 
        [30NO]
      International Women's Day: observance, E353 [8MR]
      Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act: clarify applicability 
        to condominiums (H.R. 6337), E1416 [3AU]
      Israel: independence anniversary, E680 [27AP]
      Lieutenant Kenneth M. Ballard Memorial Post Office, Mountain 
        View, CA: designate (H.R. 6260), H7336, H7337 [19DE]
      Macedonia: work within U.N. framework process with Greece to 
        find a mutually-acceptable composite name, with a geographical 
        qualifier and for all international uses for the former 
        Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (H. Res. 627), E598 
        [19AP]
      Marymount Manhattan College: anniversary, E734 [8MY]
      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, E687 [27AP]
      Motor vehicles: reduce number of non-essential new vehicles 
        purchased and leased by the Government (H.R. 6324), H6097, 
        H6098 [19SE]
      Native Americans: decrease incidence of violent crime against 
        Indian women, strengthen capacity of tribes to respond to such 
        crimes, and hold perpetrators accountable, H2735 [16MY]
      ------facilitate economic development by Indian tribes and 
        encourage investment by Turkish enterprises in Native American 
        communities (H.R. 2362), H5020 [19JY], H5092 [23JY]
      Nederlander, James L.: New York Landmarks Conservancy Living 
        Landmarks Celebration honoree, E1760 [15NO]
      Nederlander, James M.: New York Landmarks Conservancy Living 
        Landmarks Celebration honoree, E1760 [15NO]
      New York, NY: anniversary of Regis High School Recruiting 
        Excellence in Academics for Catholic High Schools (REACH) 
        program, E330 [7MR]
      ------tribute to Terence Cardinal Cooke Health Care Center 
        ``Stepping Up for HIV and AIDS'' Community Events Week, 
        E1552 [19SE]
      Newtown, CT: condemn shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, 
        express condolences for victims, and commend school personnel 
        and first responders who responded to shootings (H. Res. 833), 
        H6821 [17DE]
      NIH: anniversary of release of Women's Health Initiative study, 
        E1208 [9JY]
      Parkinson's Awareness Month: designate, E548 [17AP]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: repeal (H.R. 6079), 
        consideration (H. Res. 724), H4719 [10JY]
      ------Supreme Court decision on constitutionality, H4162 [28JN]
      Presidential appointments: reduce number of executive positions 
        subject to Senate confirmation (S. 679), H5408, H5409 [31JY]
      Public debt: disapprove the President's exercise of authority to 
        increase the debt limit (H.J. Res. 98), E48 [19JA]
      Representative Curtis B. Inabinett, Sr., Post Office, Ravenel, 
        SC: designate (H.R. 6379), H7333 [19DE]
      Research: ensure continued publication and integrity of peer-
        reviewed research works by the private sector (H.R. 3699), 
        E252 [27FE]
      Science, Depts. of Justice and Commerce, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations (H.R. 5326), H2509 [9MY]
      SEC: delay effective date of requirement for cost/benefit 
        analysis of regulations until certification that such 
        requirement will not divert resources from mission to protect 
        investors and the financial system, H5282 [25JY]
      ------improve consideration of the costs and benefits of its 
        regulations and orders, H5227 [25JY]
      ------provide online information and conduct outreach to inform 
        small businesses and women-, veteran-, and minority-owned 
        businesses of efforts to improve access to public capital 
        markets for emerging growth companies, H1285 [8MR]
      ------require companies to disclose in annual reports measures 
        taken to identify and address conditions of forced labor, 
        slavery, human trafficking, and child labor within supply 
        chains (H.R. 2759), E353 [8MR]
      Securities: provide for registration exemptions for certain 
        crowdfunded securities, H1228 [7MR]
      Sidney `Sid' Sanders McMath Post Office Building, Little Rock, 
        AR: designate (H.R. 3869), H7334 [19DE]
      Small business: increase job creation and economic growth by 
        improving access to public capital markets for emerging growth 
        companies (H.R. 3606), H1239 [7MR], H1285 [8MR]
      ------increase job creation and economic growth by improving 
        access to public capital markets for emerging growth companies 
        (H.R. 3606), consideration (H. Res. 572), H1228 [7MR]
      Taxation: allow deduction and make refundable the credit for 
        household and dependent care services necessary for gainful 
        employment (H.R. 4397), E572 [18AP]
      ------deny all deductions for business expenses associated with 
        the use of a club that discriminates on the basis of sex, 
        race, or color (H.R. 4376), E558 [17AP]
      ------extend Bush administration tax cuts, H5211 [25JY]
      ------provide a deduction for domestic business income of 
        qualified small businesses (H.R. 9), H2003 [19AP]
      ------provide payroll tax relief, H924 [17FE]
      Terrorism: anniversary of terrorist attacks, H5774 [11SE]
      Turtle Bay Association: anniversary, E1570 [19SE]
      Twain, Mark: mint commemorative coins (H.R. 2453), Senate 
        amendments, H6353 [14NO]
      Veterans: exclude certain pension payments from consideration as 
        income relative to certain housing assistance (H.R. 6361), 
        H6123, H6124 [19SE]
      Violence Against Women Act: ensure access to assistance programs 
        regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity, H2735 
        [16MY]
      ------ensure protection for immigrant victims of domestic 
        violence and crime, H2735 [16MY]
      ------reauthorize (H.R. 4970), H6098 [19SE]
      ------reauthorize (H.R. 4970), consideration (H. Res. 656), 
        H2735 [16MY]
      Votes: position on missed, E90 [31JA], E373 
        [16MR], E729 [8MY], E932 [31MY], E993 
        [6JN]
      Voting: ensure absent uniformed services or overseas voters 
        requesting an absentee ballot receive ballots for each 
        election during a Federal election cycle (H.R. 5828), 
        E862 [18MY]
      Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act: clarify 
        provisions relative to regulation of municipal advisors (H.R. 
        2827), H6128 [19SE]
      Winfield, Claude L. and Michelle D.: Samuel J. Tilden Democratic 
        Club Humanitarian Award recipient, E1561 [19SE]
      Women: constitutional amendment to ensure equal rights (H.J. 
        Res. 69), E805 [15MY]
      ------impact of budget sequestration on maternal and child 
        health programs and resesarch, H6487, H6488 [28NO]
      ------strengthen U.S. advocacy for women's rights in foreign 
        countries (H.R. 418), E353 [8MR]
  Summaries
      Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (H.R. 3606), H1239 [7MR]
  Tributes
      Kaplan, Ann, E477 [28MR]
      Levin, Stephen, E170 [9FE]
      Spar, Edward, E1854 [30NO]
      Taylor, Kenya R., E1765 [15NO]