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MANZULLO, DONALD A. (a Representative from Illinois)

  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), H5131 
        [23JY], H5283 [25JY]
  Bills and resolutions cosponsored
      Abortion: ensure that women seeking an abortion receive an 
        ultrasound and the opportunity to review the ultrasound before 
        giving informed consent to receive an abortion (see H.R. 
        3805), H114 [23JA]
      ------prohibit Federal assistance for telemedicine abortions and 
        ban interstate abortions using telemedicine technology (see 
        H.R. 5731), H2645 [10MY]
      ------protect pain-capable unborn children in the District of 
        Columbia (see H.R. 3803), H114 [23JA]
      Appropriations: eliminate automatic increases for inflation from 
        CBO baseline projections for discretionary appropriations (see 
        H.R. 920), H159 [24JA]
      ------provide for automatic continuing resolutions (see H.R. 
        3583), H182 [25JA]
      Armed Forces: ensure repeal of ``Don't Ask, Don't Tell'' does 
        not infringe upon the free exercise of religion and rights of 
        conscience of members, including chaplains (see H.R. 3828), 
        H1741 [28MR]
      ------limit authority to detain U.S. citizens under 
        authorizations for use of military force (see H.R. 3676), H28 
        [17JA]
      Budget: eliminate adjustment for disaster funding (see H.R. 
        4386), H1976 [18AP]
      ------establish biennial cycle (see H.R. 114, 3577), H159 [24JA]
      ------establish joint resolutions on the budget (see H.R. 3575), 
        H159 [24JA]
      ------provide for long-term budgeting (see H.R. 3580), H187 
        [27JA]
      ------reform the budget baseline to remove automatic increases 
        in discretionary accounts and to require a comparison to the 
        previous year's spending levels (see H.R. 3578), H159 [24JA]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2012-2022 (see H. 
        Con. Res. 113), H1742 [28MR]
      Business and industry: promote growth and competitiveness of 
        U.S. manufacturing (see H.R. 5865), H3808 [19JN]
      Catholic Schools Week: recognize goals and honor contributions 
        of Catholic schools (see H. Res. 523), H158 [24JA]
      CBO: provide a macroeconomic analysis of the impact of 
        legislation (see H.R. 3582), H159 [24JA]
      Children and youth: provide for universal intercountry adoption 
        accreditation standards (see H.R. 6027), H4064 [26JN]
      Committee To Investigate and Report on the Attack on the 
        American Consulate in Benghazi, Libya (House, Select): 
        establish (see H. Res. 824), H6702 [11DE]
      Congress: approve permit for the Keystone XL Pipeline (see H.R. 
        3811), H376 [1FE] (see H.R. 4000), H692 [9FE]
      Credit: provide exception from definition of loan originator for 
        certain loans made relative to manufactured homes and amend 
        Truth in Lending Act to modify definition of high-cost 
        mortgage (see H.R. 3849), H1571 [26MR]
      Crime: prohibit attendance of an animal fighting venture (see 
        H.R. 2492), H5711 [2AU]
      Cyprus: respect sovereignty and urge Turkey to end illegal 
        colonization, occupation, and interference with energy 
        resources (see H. Res. 676), H5631 [1AU]
      Davis-Bacon Act: repeal wage rate requirements (see H.R. 4403), 
        H4908 [17JY]
      Defense Production Act: clarify interpretation does not allow 
        confiscation of personal property or forced conscription into 
        the Armed Forces, unwilling labor, or relinquishing of goods 
        or services without compensation (see H. Con. Res. 110), H1742 
        [28MR]
      Dept. of Commerce: produce, with other relevant agencies, a 
        report on enhancing the competitiveness of the U.S. in 
        attracting foreign direct investments (see H.R. 5910), H4656 
        [29JN]
      Dept. of Energy: establish minimum efficiency standards for 
        self-contained commercial refrigerators, freezers, and other 
        related parts (see H.R. 5710), H2644 [10MY]
      Dept. of HHS: exempt employers from taxes, penalties, or suits 
        for failure to offer insurance coverage for certain women's 
        preventive services on the basis of religious belief or moral 
        conviction (see H.R. 6097), H4774 [10JY]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: provide certain information to 
        intellectual property right owners of semiconductor chip 
        products to facilitate identification of suspected counterfeit 
        microchips (see H.R. 6012), H4828 [11JY]
      Dept. of Justice: prohibit tracking and cataloguing purchases of 
        multiple rifles and shotguns (see H.R. 3814), H1154 [5MR]
      ------revise certain accessibility regulations for the disabled 
        relative to pools at public accommodations or provided by 
        public entities (see H.R. 4256), H2072 [24AP]
      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), 
        H1391 [19MR]
      ------prohibit finalization of certain proposed child labor 
        rules relative to family farming (see H.R. 4157), H1916 [17AP]
      Dept. of the Treasury: repeal the Office of Financial Research 
        (see H.R. 3044), H3915 [20JN]
      Dept. of Transportation: prohibit provision of grants or funds 
        to State or local governments for any program to check helmet 
        usage or create checkpoints for a motorcycle riders (see H.R. 
        904), H187 [27JA]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: clarify presumptions relating to 
        exposure of certain veterans who served in the vicinity of 
        Vietnam (see H.R. 3612), H945 [17FE]
      ------enter into contracts with health care providers to improve 
        access to health care for veterans who have difficulty 
        receiving treatment at departmental facilities (see H.R. 
        3723), H966 [27FE]
      ------establish a registry of certain veterans who were 
        stationed at Fort McClellan, AL (see H.R. 2052), H903 [16FE]
      District of Columbia: restore right to keep and bear arms (see 
        H.R. 645), H1306 [8MR]
      EPA: exempt components used in manufacture of hunting and 
        recreational shooting ammunition and fishing tackle from 
        regulation under the Toxic Substances Control Act (see H.R. 
        1558), H1154 [5MR]
      Eximbank: reauthorize (see H.R. 4302), H1803 [29MR]
      Families and domestic relations: constitutional amendment on 
        parental rights (see H.J. Res. 107), H1805 [29MR] (see H.J. 
        Res. 110), H3480 [5JN]
      Federal agencies and departments: develop public access policies 
        relative to research conducted by that agency or from funds 
        administered by that agency (see H.R. 4004), H1391 [19MR]
      ------provide taxpayers with an annual report disclosing the 
        cost of, performance by, and areas for improvements for 
        Government programs (see H.R. 3609), H182 [25JA]
      ------require periodic review and automatic termination of 
        Federal regulations (see H.R. 3068), H948 [21FE]
      Federal-State relations: allow States and localities to return 
        unused Federal grant funds to the general fund of the Treasury 
        for deficit reduction (see H.R. 3994), H1498 [21MR]
      FHA: ensure fiscal solvency of mortgage insurance programs (see 
        H.R. 4264), H3808 [19JN]
      Financial institutions: limit fee disclosure requirement for an 
        automatic teller machine to the screen of that machine (see 
        H.R. 4367), H3105 [17MY]
      Firearms: permit States to provide reciprocal treatment for 
        carrying of certain concealed firearms by nonresidents (see 
        H.R. 2900), H1210 [6MR]
      ------protect and enforce the right to obtain and use firearms 
        for security, self-defense, and other legitimate purposes (see 
        H.R. 2252), H1497 [21MR]
      ------update certain procedures applicable to commerce in 
        firearms and remove certain Federal restrictions on interstate 
        firearms transactions (see H.R. 58), H1391 [19MR]
      Foreign trade: create U.S. jobs by increasing exports to Africa 
        (see H.R. 4221), H3267 [30MY]
      ------enhance promotion of exports of U.S. goods and services 
        (see H.R. 4041), H801 [15FE]
      ------improve trade promotion policies and programs (see H.R. 
        5393), H2317 [7MY]
      ------require the collection of up-to-date information on tariff 
        and non-tariff laws, regulations, and practices of foreign 
        countries affecting U.S. exports, goods and services (see H.R. 
        5513), H2320 [7MY]
      FRS: improve functioning and transparency of the Board of 
        Governors and the Federal Open Market Committee (see H.R. 
        4180), H1304 [8MR]
      Health: provide for incentives to encourage health insurance 
        coverage (see H.R. 3000), H1847 [16AP]
      Immigration: prohibit Federal funding for lawsuits seeking to 
        invalidate specific State laws that support enforcement of 
        Federal immigration laws (see H.R. 3842), H218 [31JA]
      ------provide for visas for certain advanced science, 
        technology, engineering, or math (STEM) graduates and 
        eliminate the diversity immigrant program (see H.R. 6429), 
        H6068 [18SE]
      Insurance: preserve consumer and employer access to licensed 
        independent insurance producers (see H.R. 1206), H182 [25JA]
      Iran: provide for a comprehensive strategy to counter growing 
        presence and hostile activity in the Western Hemisphere (see 
        H.R. 3783), H1210 [6MR]
      Israel: include in the visa waiver program (see H.R. 5850), 
        H3267 [30MY]
      ------independence anniversary (see H. Con. Res. 115), H1805 
        [29MR]
      Korea, Democratic People's Republic of: develop a strategy for 
        assisting stateless children (see H.R. 1464), H5009 [18JY]
      Labor unions: ensure the right of employees to a secret-ballot 
        election conducted by the NLRB (see H.R. 972), H1209 [6MR]
      ------protect the free choice of individual employees relative 
        to participation in labor organizations (see H.R. 2810), H2033 
        [19AP]
      Land and Water Conservation Fund: ensure amounts are made 
        available for projects to provide recreational public access 
        (see H.R. 1997), H1154 [5MR]
      Law enforcement: reform the ATF, modernize firearms laws and 
        regulations, and protect the community from criminals (see 
        H.R. 1093), H1154 [5MR]
      Medicare: establish smart card pilot program (see H.R. 2925), 
        H5630 [1AU]
      ------extend Medicare-dependent hospital (MDH) program and 
        increase payments under the Medicare low-volume hospital 
        program (see H.R. 5943), H6280 [21SE]
      Middle East: limit U.S. assistance to the Palestinian Authority 
        (see H.R. 5303), H2274 [27AP]
      National Eagle Scout Day: designate (see H. Res. 716), H4604 
        [28JN]
      National Engineers Week: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 
        552), H902 [16FE]
      National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record: provide an 
        amnesty period during which veterans and their families can 
        register certain firearms (see H.R. 420), H1306 [8MR]
      NLRB: modify authority relative to rulemaking, issuance of 
        complaints, and authority over unfair labor practices (see 
        H.R. 2978), H5631 [1AU]
      ------permit employers to pay higher wages to their employees 
        who are working under a union contract (see H.R. 4385), H1976 
        [18AP]
      North Korean Human Rights Act: reauthorize (see H.R. 4240), 
        H1541 [22MR]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: ensure coverage 
        offered under multi-State qualified health plans offered in 
        exchanges is consistent with the Federal abortion funding ban 
        (see H.R. 4971), H3167 [22MY]
      ------repeal annual fee on health insurance providers (see H.R. 
        1370), H6234 [20SE]
      Presidential appointments: disapprove appointment of certain 
        officers or employees during a congressional recess of less 
        than 3 days and express that such appointments are 
        unconstitutional (see H. Res. 509), H28 [17JA]
      ------prevent payment for services to individuals appointed 
        during a Senate recess to fill a vacancy that existed when the 
        Senate was in session (see H.R. 3770), H28 [17JA]
      Pro Football Hall of Fame: mint coins in recognition and 
        celebration (see H.R. 4104), H1392 [19MR]
      Public debt: disapprove the President's exercise of authority to 
        increase the debt limit (see H.J. Res. 98), H28 [17JA]
      ------establish a point of order to prohibit extension of the 
        debt limit unless a concurrent budget resolution has been 
        agreed to and is in effect (see H.R. 3778), H160 [24JA]
      Public lands: protect use of traditional hunting and fishing 
        equipment and prevent certain restrictions on hunting and 
        fishing implements and equipment (see H.R. 1443), H1209 [6MR]
      Public welfare programs: prohibit waivers relative to compliance 
        with Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program work 
        requirements (see H.R. 6140), H5526 [31JY]
      Schools: prohibit Federal education funding for elementary or 
        secondary schools that provide access to emergency postcoital 
        contraception (see H.R. 4046), H966 [27FE]
      Small business: increase job creation and economic growth by 
        improving access to public capital markets for emerging growth 
        companies (see H.R. 3606), H1017 [28FE]
      Social Security: replace Medicaid and the State Children's 
        Health Insurance Program with a block grant to the States (see 
        H.R. 4160), H1306 [8MR]
      Sports: protect and enhance opportunities for recreational 
        fishing, hunting, and shooting (see H.R. 4089), H1154 [5MR]
      ------recognize heritage of recreational fishing, hunting, and 
        shooting on public lands and ensure continued opportunities 
        for those activities (see H.R. 2834), H1154 [5MR]
      Taxation: expand rehabilitation credit (see H.R. 2479), H6344 
        [13NO]
      ------increase alternative tax liability limitation for small 
        property and casualty insurance companies (see H.R. 2198), 
        H2715 [15MY]
      ------make permanent and expand the temporary minimum credit 
        rate for the low-income housing tax credit program (see H.R. 
        3661), H7264 [18DE]
      ------make permanent the expansion of certain tax benefits for 
        adoption (see H.R. 4373), H4605 [28JN]
      ------provide for logical flow of tax return information between 
        partnerships, corporations, trusts, estates, and individuals 
        and modify certain due dates and extension periods (see H.R. 
        2382), H3105 [17MY]
      ------repeal the individual and employer health insurance 
        mandates (see H.R. 6048), H4603 [28JN]
      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 H.R. 
        1639), H3577 [6JN]
      Turkey: urge reopening of the Ecumenical Patriarchate 
        Theological School of Halki without condition or further delay 
        (see H. Res. 506), H1135 [1MR]
      U.N. Arms Trade Treaty: oppose (see H. Res. 814), H6428 [16NO]
      Unemployment: include discouraged and marginally attached 
        workers in official measure of national unemployment (see H.R. 
        4128), H1428 [20MR]
      Water for the Poor Act: enhance implementation (see H.R. 3658), 
        H3976 [21JN]
  Bills and resolutions introduced
      Argentina: express concern over disregard of U.S. rule of law 
        relative to sovereign debt owed to the U.S. and oppose access 
        to benefits and loans by international financial organizations 
        (see H. Res. 586), H1366 [16MR]
      Office of Science and Technology Policy: require Federal 
        agencies to submit and obtain approval to ensure and maximize 
        the quality, objectivity, utility, and integrity of scientific 
        information (see H.R. 5952), H3732 [18JN]
      Palau: approve agreement providing terms for a continuation of 
        free association between the U.S. and Palau (see H.R. 6040), 
        H4156 [27JN]
      Tariff: polyester fiber with tow bundles (see H.R. 4487), H2064 
        [24AP]
      ------polypropylene fiber with tow bundles (see H.R. 4486), 
        H2064 [24AP]
  Constitutional authority statements
      Office of Science and Technology Policy: require Federal 
        agencies to submit and obtain approval to ensure and maximize 
        the quality, objectivity, utility, and integrity of scientific 
        information (H.R. 5952), H3733 [18JN]
      Palau: approve agreement providing terms for a continuation of 
        free association between the U.S. and Palau (H.R. 6040), H4157 
        [27JN]
      Tariff: polyester fiber with tow bundles (H.R. 4487), H2067 
        [24AP]
      ------polypropylene fiber with tow bundles (H.R. 4486), H2067 
        [24AP]
  Remarks
      Abortion: pro choice versus right to life, H93 [23JA]
      Appropriations: establish legislative line-item veto to expedite 
        consideration of rescissions (H.R. 3521), H606 [8FE]
      Business and industry: promote growth and competitiveness of 
        U.S. manufacturing (H.R. 5865), H5833 [11SE]
      Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military 
        activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military 
        construction (H.R. 4310), H3006 [17MY]
      Economy: impact of Government regulations, H211 [31JA]
      Eximbank: reauthorize (H.R. 2072), H2466 [9MY]
      Foreign trade: enhance promotion of exports of U.S. goods and 
        services (H.R. 4041), H3252, H3253 [30MY]
      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), H5283 
        [25JY]
      ------require each agency to submit and obtain approval from the 
        Office of Science and Technology Policy for guidelines 
        ensuring and maximizing the quality of relevant scientific 
        information, H5283 [25JY]
      High-Performance Building Week: observance, H2721 [16MY]
      House of Representatives: appreciation of opportunity to serve, 
        H7518 [1JA], E2004 [27DE]
      Immigration: provide for visas for certain advanced science, 
        technology, engineering, or math (STEM) graduates and 
        eliminate the diversity immigrant program (H.R. 6429), 
        H6193 [20SE]
      Motor vehicles: effects of increase of corporate average fuel 
        economy (CAFE) standards on vehicle pricing and safety, H211 
        [31JA]
      Office of Science and Technology Policy: require Federal 
        agencies to submit and obtain approval to ensure and maximize 
        the quality, objectivity, utility, and integrity of scientific 
        information (H.R. 5952), E1062 [18JN]
      Public debt: disapprove the President's exercise of authority to 
        increase the debt limit (H.J. Res. 98), H57 [18JA]
      Space policy: remove commercial satellites and related 
        components from the U.S. Munitions List subject to certain 
        restrictions, H3006 [17MY]
      Taxation: provide a tax incentive for installation and 
        maintenance of mechanical insulation property (H.R. 2866), 
        H2721 [16MY]
      Votes: correction, H6251 [21SE]
      ------position on missed, H2010 [19AP], E424 
        [22MR], E1221 [10JY], E1480 [11SE], 
        E1791 [16NO], E1868 [4DE]
  Remarks in House relative to
      Tribute, E1988 [21DE]
  Tributes
      Costello, Representative, H5907 [12SE]
      Sauceda, Irene, E1610 [21SE]