[Congressional Record Index (2012)]
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MANCHIN, JOE, III (a Senator from West Virginia)

  Amendments
      Agriculture: continue certain programs (S. 3240), S3985 [12JN], 
        S4152, S4153 [13JN], S4208 [14JN], S4334 [20JN]
      Congress: prohibit Members and employees from using nonpublic 
        information derived from their official positions for personal 
        benefit (S. 2038), S262 [1FE]
      Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military 
        activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military 
        construction (S. 3254), S6860 [15NO], S6948, S6951, S6964 
        [27NO], S7056, S7086, S7094, S7116 [28NO], S7137, S7150, 
        S7218, S7219, S7225 [29NO], S7289, S7304 [30NO], S7402 [4DE]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: establish a veterans jobs corps (S. 
        3457), S6346, S6357, S6358 [13SE]
      FDA: revise and extend the user-fee programs for prescription 
        drugs and medical devices and establish user-fee programs for 
        generic drugs and biosimilars (S. 3187), S3506, S3533 [23MY]
      FDIC: temporarily extend the Transaction Account Guarantee 
        Program (S. 3637), S7982 [12DE]
      Postal Service: improve, sustain, and transform (S. 1789), S2509 
        [18AP], S2547, S2554 [19AP], S2684 [25AP]
      Power resources: eliminate unnecessary tax subsidies and promote 
        renewable energy (S. 2204), S2093 [27MR]
      Roads and highways: extend Federal-aid highway, highway safety, 
        motor carrier safety, transit, and other Highway Trust Fund-
        funded programs (S. 1813), S1018 [17FE], S1090 [28FE], S1148, 
        S1152 [29FE]
      Small business: increase job creation and economic growth by 
        improving access to public capital markets for emerging growth 
        companies (H.R. 3606), S1758 [15MR]
      Sports: protect and enhance opportunities for recreational 
        fishing, hunting, and shooting (S. 3525), S6636 [21SE]
      Taxation: provide a temporary income tax credit for increased 
        payroll and extend bonus depreciation for certain business 
        assets (S. 2237), S4965 [12JY]
      Technology: enhance security and resiliency of U.S. cyber and 
        communications infrastructure (S. 3414), S5886 [1AU]
  Appointments
      Conferee: H.R. 4310, Dept. of Defense appropriations for 
        military activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and 
        military construction, S7972 [12DE]
      ------S. 3254, Dept. of Defense appropriations for military 
        activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military 
        construction, S7392 [4DE]
  Bills and resolutions cosponsored
      Abdnor, James: tribute (see S. Res. 475), S3631 [24MY]
      Abortion: prohibit certain abortion-related discrimination in 
        government activities (see S. 165), S350 [6FE]
      Armed Forces: authorize space-available travel on military 
        aircraft for certain current and former members of the Reserve 
        components, widows and widowers of retired members, and 
        dependents (see S. 2112), S699 [15FE]
      ------commend, make permanent, oppose proposals to diminish 
        national security role of, and recognize the National Guard as 
        the foundation of the Operational Reserve (see S. Con. Res. 
        48), S4638 [26JN]
      Aurora, CO: condemn movie theater shootings and express 
        condolences for victims and gratitude to responders to the 
        shootings (see S. Con. Res. 53), S5304 [24JY]
      Business and industry: empower States to require online 
        retailers to collect and remit State sales and use taxes (see 
        S. 1832), S5258 [23JY]
      Cape Hatteras National Seashore Recreational Area: authorize 
        pedestrian and motorized vehicular access (see S. 2372), S5047 
        [16JY]
      Commodity Exchange Act: prevent excessive speculation with 
        respect to commodity markets and energy contracts (see S. 
        1598), S1460 [7MR]
      Congress: approve permit for the Keystone XL Pipeline (see S. 
        2041), S163 [30JA]
      Contracts: enhance security, increase accountability, and 
        improve Federal contracting for overseas contingency 
        operations (see S. 3286), S4951 [12JY]
      Crime: establish criminal offense for fraudulent claims about 
        military service if such claims are made for tangible benefit 
        or personal gain (see S. 3372), S5258 [23JY]
      Dept. of Commerce: enable concrete masonry products 
        manufacturers and importers to carry out coordinated program 
        of research, education, and promotion to improve, maintain, 
        and develop markets (see S. 3227), S7345 [3DE]
      Dept. of Defense: provide for auditable financial statements 
        (see S. 3487), S5977 [2AU]
      Dept. of the Interior: install in the area of the World War II 
        Memorial a suitable plaque or inscription with the words that 
        Franklin D. Roosevelt prayed on D-Day, June 6, 1944 (see S. 
        3078), S3785 [6JN]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: establish a veterans jobs corps (see 
        S. 3457), S6341 [13SE]
      Diseases: 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 S. 
        Res. 434), S6458 [19SE]
      Federal agencies and departments: reform process by which 
        agencies analyze and formulate new regulations and guidance 
        documents (see S. 1606), S164 [30JA]
      ------treat relevant military training as sufficient to satisfy 
        training or certification requirements for Federal licenses 
        (see S. 2239), S4774 [29JN]
      Financial institutions: address fee disclosure requirements (see 
        S. 3204, 3394), S5134 [18JY]
      ------improve examination of depository institutions (see S. 
        2160), S1422 [6MR]
      Firearms: establish national standard to allow State concealed 
        handgun carrying licenses to be valid in other States (see S. 
        2188), S1613 [13MR]
      FRS: treatment of information provided to the Consumer Financial 
        Protection Bureau (see S. 3394), S5134 [18JY]
      Inouye, Daniel K.: tribute (see S. Res. 624), S8138 [18DE]
      Iran: express importance of preventing acquisition of nuclear 
        weapons capability and continue economic and diplomatic 
        pressure to secure nonproliferation agreement (see S.J. Res. 
        41), S3631 [24MY] (see S. Res. 380), S1050 [27FE]
      Israel: commit to security as a Jewish and democratic state with 
        secure borders and condemn rocket and missile attacks in Gaza 
        by Hamas (see S. Res. 599), S6855 [15NO]
      Libya: commend U.S. public servants who died in attack on U.S. 
        consulate in Benghazi, express condolences to families of 
        victims, condemn the attack, and call for perpetrators to be 
        brought to justice (see S. Res. 551), S6270 [12SE] (see S. 
        Res. 588), S6626 [21SE]
      Lions Clubs: mint coins in commemoration of centennial of 
        establishment (see S. 1299), S5134 [18JY]
      McGovern, George S.: tribute (see S. Res. 607), S7303 [30NO]
      Mining and mineral resources: improve occupational safety law 
        compliance, empower workers to raise concerns, prevent 
        workplace tragedies, and establish rights for workplace 
        accident victims and families (see S. 3443), S5381 [25JY]
      ------transfer excess funds from the Abandoned Mine Reclamation 
        Fund to the United Mine Workers of America pension plan (see 
        S. 621), S6340 [13SE]
      National Baseball Hall of Fame: mint coins in recognition and 
        celebration (see S. 2036), S1680 [14MR]
      National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week: 
        designate (see S. Res. 579), S6626 [21SE]
      National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month: designate (see S. Res. 
        564), S6454 [19SE]
      National Park Service: extend authorization of appropriations 
        for certain national heritage areas (see S. 3623), S8203 
        [19DE]
      Newtown, CT: condemn shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, 
        express condolences for victims, and commend school personnel 
        and first responders who responded to shootings (see S. Res. 
        621), S8071 [17DE]
      Olympic Games: require the U.S. Olympic Committee to adopt a 
        policy that requires ceremonial uniforms to be produced in the 
        U.S. (see S. 3387), S5047 [16JY]
      Parks, Rosa: tribute (see S. Res. 618), S8042 [13DE]
      Pro Football Hall of Fame: mint coins in recognition and 
        celebration (see S. 3077), S3084 [10MY]
      Refuse disposal: facilitate recovery and beneficial use, and 
        provide for the proper management and disposal, of materials 
        generated by the combustion of coal and other fossil fuels 
        (see S. 3512), S5977 [2AU]
      Rudman, Warren: tribute (see S. Res. 604), S7215 [29NO]
      Small Business Saturday: designate (see S. Res. 589), S6626 
        [21SE]
      Specter, Arlen: tribute (see S. Res. 612), S7703 [10DE]
      Sports: protect and enhance opportunities for recreational 
        fishing, hunting, and shooting (see S. 3525), S6271 [12SE]
      ------recognize heritage of recreational fishing, hunting, and 
        shooting on public lands and ensure continued opportunities 
        for those activities (see S. 2066), S323 [2FE]
      Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act: repeal a limitation 
        on annual payments (see S. 3514), S5977 [2AU]
      Taxation: modify rate for excise tax on investment income of 
        private foundations (see S. 593), S163 [30JA]
      Tobacco products: clarify FDA jurisdiction over certain tobacco 
        products and protect jobs and small businesses involved in the 
        sale, manufacturing, and distribution of cigars (see S. 1461), 
        S3977 [12JN]
      Travel and tourism: stimulate international tourism by reforming 
        the visa process, encouraging Canadian and Chinese tourism to 
        the U.S., and updating the visa waiver program (see S. 2233), 
        S2244 [29MR] (see S. 3199), S3280 [17MY]
      Twain, Mark: mint commemorative coins (see S. 1929), S4460 
        [25JN]
      Violence Against Women Act: reauthorize (see S. 1925), S1050 
        [27FE]
      Wallenberg, Raoul: award Congressional Gold Medal (see S. 1591), 
        S4674 [27JN]
      World War II: award Congressional Gold Medal to members of the 
        Civil Air Patrol (see S. 418), S1790 [19MR]
  Bills and resolutions introduced
      Dept. of HHS: ensure religious conscience protections relative 
        to insurance coverage of certain women's preventive health 
        services (see S. 2092), S494 [9FE]
      Drugs: make any substance containing hydrocodone a schedule II 
        drug under the Controlled Substances Act (see S. 2297), S2496 
        [18AP]
      Economy: avert ``fiscal cliff'' economic crisis by phasing in 
        certain tax increases, work toward comprehensive tax reform, 
        and call for OMB to make recommendations on spending cuts (see 
        S. 3714), S8548 [30DE]
      Navy Dental Corps: anniversary (see S. Res. 534), S5732 [31JY] 
        (see S. Res. 544), S5978 [2AU]
      Senior citizens: provide for a Seniors' Financial Bill of Rights 
        (see S. 3621), S6625 [21SE]
      ------provide for outreach and coordination of services to 
        veterans (see S. 3619), S6625 [21SE]
      States: preserve authority to make determinations relating to 
        water quality standards (see S. 3558), S6454 [19SE]
      Tariff: A5546 sulfonamide (see S. 2590), S2923 [7MY]
      ------carbaryl (see S. 2587), S2923 [7MY]
      ------picoxystrobin (see S. 2589), S2923 [7MY]
      ------2-amino-5-cyano-N,3-dimethylbenzamide (see S. 2588), S2923 
        [7MY]
  Cloture motions
      Appropriations: making for Dept. of Defense and other Federal 
        departments and agencies, rescind unobligated stimulus funds, 
        and reduce discretionary spending (H.R. 1), S8195 [19DE], 
        S8340 [21DE]
      Congress: prohibit Members and employees from using nonpublic 
        information derived from their official positions for personal 
        benefit (S. 2038), motion to proceed, S120 [26JA], S148 [30JA]
      Fitzgerald, Michael W.: nomination to be district judge, S1569 
        [12MR]
      Groh, Gina M.: nomination to be district judge, S1569 [12MR]
      Jordan, Adalberto J.: nomination to be circuit judge, S544 
        [9FE], S558 [13FE]
      Small business: increase job creation and economic growth by 
        improving access to public capital markets for emerging growth 
        companies (H.R. 3606), S1694 [15MR], S1884 [21MR]
      Sports: protect and enhance opportunities for recreational 
        fishing, hunting, and shooting (S. 3525), S6728 [13NO], S6830 
        [15NO]
      ------protect and enhance opportunities for recreational 
        fishing, hunting, and shooting (S. 3525), motion to proceed, 
        S6502 [20SE], S6604 [21SE]
  Remarks
      Afghanistan: Corps of Engineers electric power infrastructure 
        project funding, S4844 [11JY]
      Agriculture: continue certain programs (S. 3240), S4334 [20JN]
      Appropriations: making continuing (H.J. Res. 117), motion to 
        proceed, S6492 [20SE]
      Armed Forces: develop and implement a plan for withdrawal of 
        troops from Afghanistan, S7151 [29NO]
      Budget: allocation of funds, S824-S826 [16FE]
      ------deficit, S824 [16FE]
      Century Aluminum Co.: retiree ratification of agreement to 
        restore health care benefits, S1665 [14MR]
      Congress: encourage Members of Congress to hire qualified 
        veterans for openings in congressional offices, S6291 [13SE]
      Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military 
        activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military 
        construction (S. 3254), S7151 [29NO]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: establish a veterans jobs corps (S. 
        3457), S6291 [13SE]
      Depts. of Agriculture and HHS: develop, implement, and promote 
        dietary guidelines for pregnant women and children from birth 
        until the age of 2, S4334 [20JN]
      Drugs: make any substance containing hydrocodone a schedule II 
        drug under the Controlled Substances Act, S3506 [23MY], S3560 
        [24MY], S4183 [14JN], S4408 [21JN], S4605 [26JN]
      Economy: avert ``fiscal cliff'' economic crisis by phasing in 
        certain tax increases, work toward comprehensive tax reform, 
        and call for OMB to make recommendations on spending cuts (S. 
        3714), S8548 [30DE]
      Electric power: infrastructure funding, S4843 [11JY]
      EPA: disapprove rule relative to maximum achievable control 
        technology for certain steam generating units (S.J. Res. 37), 
        motion to proceed, S4322 [20JN]
      FAA: reform regulations regarding enforcement actions against 
        pilots, clarify statutory deference related to the NTSB, 
        require notice to airmen (NOTAM) posting, and reform medical 
        certification process (S. 1335), S4740 [29JN]
      ------reform regulations regarding enforcement actions against 
        pilots, clarify statutory deference related to the NTSB, 
        require notice to airmen (NOTAM) posting, and reform medical 
        certification process (S. 3268), S4183 [14JN]
      FDA: revise and extend the user-fee programs for prescription 
        drugs and medical devices and establish user-fee programs for 
        generic drugs and biosimilars (S. 3187), S3506 [23MY], S3560 
        [24MY]
      ------revise and extend the user-fee programs for prescription 
        drugs and medical devices and establish user-fee programs for 
        generic drugs and biosimilars (S. 3187), House amendment, 
        S4408 [21JN], S4605 [26JN]
      Groh, Gina M.: nomination to be district judge, S1714 [15MR]
      Honor Flight West Virginia Always Free (organization): tribute, 
        S3717 [5JN]
      Meadow Bridge, WV: tribute to Meadow Bridge High School student 
        voter registration campaign, S2668 [25AP]
      National objectives: economic recovery, S5826-S5828 [1AU], S6492 
        [20SE]
      Political campaigns: provide for additional disclosure 
        requirements for corporations, labor organizations, and other 
        entities (S. 3369), motion to proceed, S5060 [17JY]
      Postal Service: create a moratorium on closure or consolidation 
        of postal facilities, S2526 [19AP], S2684 [25AP]
      ------improve, sustain, and transform (S. 1789), S2526 [19AP], 
        S2684 [25AP]
      Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College: 
        inclusion in Washington Monthly (publication) list of best 
        community colleges, S1140 [29FE]
      Taxation: extend Bush administration tax cuts and other tax 
        relief for families making less than a certain annual income 
        and provide alternative minimum tax relief (S. 3412), motion 
        to proceed, S5282 [24JY]
      ------reduce the Federal budget deficit by imposing a minimum 
        effective tax rate for high-income taxpayers (S. 2230), motion 
        to proceed, S2310 [16AP]
      Thacker, Stephanie D.: confirmation as circuit judge, S2490 
        [18AP]
      ------nomination to be circuit judge, S2310 [16AP]
      United Way: anniversary, S4739 [29JN]
      Veterans: require States to ensure that training received by a 
        veteran while on active duty is taken into consideration in 
        granting certain State certifications or licenses, S6291 
        [13SE]
      Violence Against Women Act: reauthorize (S. 1925), S2767 [26AP]
      West Virgina: establish the Mountain State National Security 
        Fellowship, S5481 [26JY]
  Tributes
      Caperton, Gaston, S4408 [21JN]
      D'Antoni, Lewis and family, S6795 [14NO]
      Michael, M. Blane, S2310 [16AP]
      Mikulski, Senator, S1911 [21MR]
      Mitchell-Bateman, Mildred, S1141 [29FE]
      Stewart, Bill, S3615 [24MY]