[Congressional Record Index (2012)]
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MARCHANT, KENNY (a Representative from Texas)

  Addresses
      Police Week: by, E818 [16MY]
  Articles and editorials
      Man Who Would Not Quit--A Tenacious Texan Wins His 10-Year Fight 
        for a New Constitutional Amendment, People (publication), 
        E722 [8MY]
  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 discrimination against the unborn on the basis of 
        sex or race (see H.R. 3541), H221 [31JA]
      ------prohibit Federal assistance for telemedicine abortions and 
        ban interstate abortions using telemedicine technology (see 
        H.R. 5731), H2645 [10MY]
      ------prohibit Federal education funding for elementary and 
        secondary schools that provide on-campus access to abortion 
        providers (see H.R. 6173), H5200 [24JY]
      ------protect pain-capable unborn children in the District of 
        Columbia (see H.R. 3803), H114 [23JA]
      African Growth and Opportunity Act: add South Sudan to list of 
        eligible countries and extend third country fabric program 
        (see H.R. 5986), H3974 [21JN]
      Antigua and Barbuda: suspend aid, cooperate with U.S. officials, 
        transfer seized assets, make contributions to victims, and 
        condition international loans relative to Stanford Financial 
        Group fraud (see H. Res. 507), H160 [24JA]
      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), 
        H221 [31JA]
      ------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. 
        181), H5711 [2AU]
      ------expand eligibility for concurrent receipt of retired pay 
        and veterans' disability compensation to all members retired 
        for disability regardless of disability rating percentage (see 
        H.R. 186), H5711 [2AU]
      Aviation: require certain air carriers and their agents and 
        ticket agents to disclose certain costs and fees (see H.R. 
        3867), H374 [1FE]
      Brig. Gen. Robert E. Galer Post Office Building, Gainesville, 
        TX: designate (see H.R. 6589), H6536 [29NO]
      Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act: approve renewal of import 
        restrictions (see H.R. 5986), H3974 [21JN]
      Business and industry: empower States to require online 
        retailers to collect and remit State sales and use taxes (see 
        H.R. 3179), H1101 [29FE]
      Clean Air Act: reduce number of boutique fuels (see H.R. 1412), 
        H1428 [20MR]
      Commission To Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities: 
        establish (see H.R. 6655), H7360 [19DE]
      Committee on POW and MIA Affairs (House, Select): establish (see 
        H. Res. 111), H966 [27FE]
      Committee To Investigate and Report on the Attack on the 
        American Consulate in Benghazi, Libya (House, Select): 
        establish (see H. Res. 824), H7264 [18DE]
      Congress: approve permit for the Keystone XL Pipeline (see H.R. 
        3811), H158 [24JA]
      ------prohibit securities and commodities trading based on 
        nonpublic information relating to Congress and require 
        additional reporting of securities transactions by Members and 
        employees (see H.R. 1148), H220 [31JA]
      Credit: improve definitions of points and fees in connection 
        with a mortgage transaction (see H.R. 4323), H6344 [13NO]
      Crime: constitutional amendment to protect the rights of crime 
        victims (see H.J. Res. 106), H6314 [23OC]
      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), H2289 
        [27AP]
      Dept. of HHS: collaborate with other departments on epilepsy 
        education and awareness programs (see H. Res. 298), H3808 
        [19JN]
      ------ensure religious conscience protections relative to 
        insurance coverage of certain women's preventive health 
        services (see H.R. 3897), H948 [21FE] (see H.R. 3982), H903 
        [16FE]
      ------establish and implement a Pancreatic Cancer Initiative 
        (see H.R. 733), H1846 [16AP]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: prohibit appropriated funds from 
        being used to pay for an abortion (see H.R. 5646), H2813 
        [16MY]
      ------prohibit from granting deferred action or otherwise 
        suspending effectiveness or enforcement of immigration laws 
        (see H.R. 5957), H3916 [20JN]
      ------prohibit implementation of certain immigration policies 
        regarding the exercise of prosecutorial discretion (see H.R. 
        5953), H3808 [19JN]
      ------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: revise certain accessibility regulations for 
        the disabled relative to pools at public accommodations or 
        provided by public entities (see H.R. 4256), H2289 [27AP]
      Dominican Republic-Central America Free Trade Agreement (DR-
        CAFTA): modify textile and apparel rules of origin (see H.R. 
        5986), H3974 [21JN]
      EPA: amend the renewable fuel program to allow domestic 
        alternative fuel to be used to satisfy a portion of the 
        required applicable volume of renewable fuel (see H.R. 3773), 
        H697 [13FE]
      Families and domestic relations: constitutional amendment on 
        parental rights (see H.J. Res. 110), H5010 [18JY]
      FDA: improve priority review voucher incentive program for 
        expedited review of treatments for tropical and rare pediatric 
        diseases (see H.R. 3059), H1543 [22MR]
      Federal agencies and departments: prohibit deduction of labor 
        organization dues from the pay of Federal employees (see H.R. 
        2145), H1101 [29FE]
      FERC: transfer permitting approval authority over construction 
        of the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline (see H.R. 3548), H513 
        [6FE]
      Financial institutions: improve examination of depository 
        institutions (see H.R. 3461), H571 [7FE]
      ------limit fee disclosure requirement for an automatic teller 
        machine to the screen of that machine (see H.R. 4367), H2570 
        [9MY]
      ------provide certain credit unions with the authority to make 
        additional member business loans (see H.R. 1418), H1101 [29FE]
      Firearms: more comprehensively address the interstate 
        transportation of firearms or ammunition (see H.R. 4269), 
        H2289 [27AP]
      Foreign trade: apply countervailing duties to nonmarket economy 
        countries (see H.R. 4105), H1099 [29FE]
      Fraternal organizations: tribute to tax-exempt fraternal benefit 
        societies for charitable works and volunteer activities in 
        communities across the country (see H. Con. Res. 116), H3164 
        [18MY]
      FRS: improve functioning and transparency of the Board of 
        Governors and the Federal Open Market Committee (see H.R. 
        4180), H2647 [10MY]
      Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund: ensure that amounts credited are 
        used for harbor maintenance (see H.R. 104), H79 [18JA]
      Health: repeal mandate that new employees of certain employers 
        be automatically enrolled in the employer's health benefits 
        plan (see H.R. 2206), H1915 [17AP]
      Hobby Protection Act: amend to make unlawful the provision of 
        assistance or support in violation of that Act (see H.R. 
        5977), H6001 [13SE]
      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]
      Insurance: repeal medical loss ratio requirements for health 
        insurance (see H.R. 2077), H1978 [18AP]
      Iran: condemn continued persecution, imprisonment, and 
        sentencing of Youcef Nadarkhani on the charge of apostasy (see 
        H. Res. 556), H1101 [29FE]
      ------express importance of preventing acquisition of nuclear 
        weapons capability and continue economic and diplomatic 
        pressure to secure nonproliferation agreement (see H. Res. 
        568), H1367 [16MR]
      ------provide for a comprehensive strategy to counter growing 
        presence and hostile activity in the Western Hemisphere (see 
        H.R. 3783), H476 [3FE]
      Israel: 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), H1978 [18AP]
      Law enforcement officers: allow Federal officers indicted in 
        State courts for actions related to protection of a victim of 
        a violent crime to petition to remove case to Federal court 
        (see H.R. 4309), H5923 [12SE]
      March of Dimes Foundation: mint coins in recognition and 
        celebration (see H.R. 3187), H2329 [7MY]
      Marine Corps: mint coins in commemoration of the Centennial of 
        Marine Corps Aviation, and to support construction of the 
        Marine Corps Heritage Center (see H.R. 1621), H5202 [24JY]
      Medicare: exclude customary prompt pay discounts from 
        manufacturers to wholesalers from the average sales price for 
        drugs and biologicals (see H.R. 905), H3807 [19JN]
      ------include screening computed tomography colonography as a 
        colorectal screening test (see H.R. 4165), H6397 [15NO]
      Members of Congress: eliminate automatic salary adjustments (see 
        H.R. 6721), H7516 [31DE]
      ------prohibit receipt of pay after October 1 of any fiscal year 
        in which a concurrent budget resolution and regular 
        appropriations bills have not been approved (see H.R. 3643), 
        H2813 [16MY]
      National Credit Union Administration: clarify authority to 
        improve credit union safety and soundness (see H.R. 3993), 
        H5631 [1AU]
      National Eagle Scout Day: designate (see H. Res. 716), H4604 
        [28JN]
      NLRB: disapprove rule relative to representation election 
        procedures (see H.J. Res. 103), H901 [16FE]
      ------permit employers to pay higher wages to their employees 
        who are working under a union contract (see H.R. 4385), H2072 
        [24AP]
      Obama, President: appoint special counsel to investigate 
        operations transferring firearms to drug cartels where U.S. 
        law enforcement personnel do not monitor such firearms (see H. 
        Res. 532), H374 [1FE]
      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), H2267 [27AP]
      ------prevent from establishing health care provider standards 
        of care in medical malpractice or medical product liability 
        cases (see H.R. 816), H6535 [29NO]
      ------repeal provisions relative to annual period for 
        disenrollment from Medicare Advantage plans to elect to 
        receive original Medicare fee-for-service benefits (see H.R. 
        1580), H2288 [27AP]
      Paul Brown U.S. Courthouse, Sherman, TX: designate (see H.R. 
        6633), H6765 [12DE]
      Power resources: clarify that a State has the sole authority to 
        regulate hydraulic fracturing on Federal land within the 
        boundaries of the State (see H.R. 4322), H1804 [29MR]
      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), H115 [23JA]
      ------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), H1916 [17AP]
      Presidents of the U.S.: clarify that Executive orders infringing 
        on congressional powers and duties or requiring expenditure of 
        funds not specifically appropriated has no force or effect 
        (see H. Con. Res. 98), H376 [1FE]
      Pro Football Hall of Fame: mint coins in recognition and 
        celebration (see H.R. 4104), H2569 [9MY]
      Public debt: constitutional amendment to require that an 
        increase in the Federal debt requires approval from a majority 
        of the legislatures of the several States (see H.J. Res. 99), 
        H376 [1FE]
      ------disapprove the President's exercise of authority to 
        increase the debt limit (see H.J. Res. 98), H28 [17JA]
      Public welfare programs: prohibit waivers relative to compliance 
        with Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program work 
        requirements (see H.R. 6140), H5079 [19JY]
      Schools: prohibit Federal education funding for elementary or 
        secondary schools that provide access to emergency postcoital 
        contraception (see H.R. 4046), H801 [15FE]
      Securities: protect transactions in the U.S. from enforcement of 
        certain excise taxes imposed by foreign governments (see H.R. 
        6616), H6587 [3DE]
      Taiwan: resume normal diplomatic relations (see H. Con. Res. 
        122), H2813 [16MY]
      Tariff: footwear (see H.R. 2697), H1807 [29MR]
      Taxation: allow a credit to pass-thru entities for hiring 
        unemployed individuals receiving unemployment compensation 
        (see H.R. 3681), H376 [1FE]
      ------establish ABLE accounts to pay for qualified disability 
        expenses of family members with disabilities (see H.R. 3423), 
        H5009 [18JY]
      ------expedite consideration of comprehensive tax reform 
        legislation (see H.R. 6169), H5200 [24JY]
      ------extend allowance for bonus depreciation for certain 
        business assets (see H.R. 4196), H1362 [13MR]
      ------extend Bush administration tax cuts, provide alternative 
        minimum tax relief, and extend increased expensing limitations 
        (see H.R. 8), H5200 [24JY]
      ------extend exclusion from gross income of discharges of 
        qualified principal residence indebtedness (see H.R. 4336), 
        H1804 [29MR]
      ------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), H6298 [28SE]
      ------modify and extend the nonbusiness energy property credit 
        (see H.R. 6398), H7360 [19DE]
      ------modify certain rules applicable to real estate investment 
        trusts (see H.R. 5746), H3662 [7JN]
      ------provide for a permanent exclusion from gross income for 
        employer-provided educational assistance (see H.R. 4137), 
        H5766 [10SE]
      ------rename the section of the Internal Revenue Code known as 
        the spousal individual retirement account as the Kay Bailey 
        Hutchison Spousal IRA (see H.R. 6647), H6701 [11DE]
      ------repeal certain tax increases (see H.R. 4064), H901 [16FE]
      ------repeal the individual and employer health insurance 
        mandates (see H.R. 6048), H4603 [28JN]
      ------support and strengthen tax incentives for retirement 
        savings (see H. Con. Res. 101), H901 [16FE]
      ------treat amounts paid for umbilical cord blood banking 
        services as medical care expenses (see H.R. 1614), H5711 [2AU]
      Telecommunications: prohibit universal service support of 
        commercial mobile service through the Lifeline program (see 
        H.R. 3481), H5860 [11SE]
      Transportation Security Administration: transfer unclaimed money 
        recovered at airport security checkpoints to United Service 
        Organizations, Inc. (USO) (see H.R. 2179), H28 [17JA]
      Veterans: expand eligibility for concurrent receipt of military 
        retired pay or combat-related compensation with service-
        connected disability benefits and eliminate phase-in period 
        for such benefits (see H.R. 303, 333), H5630 [1AU]
      Wallenberg, Raoul: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 
        3001), H1571 [26MR]
      Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day: designate (see H. Res. 601), 
        H6344 [13NO]
  Bills and resolutions introduced
      Taxation: allow qualified scholarship funding corporations to 
        access tax-exempt financing for alternative private student 
        loans (see H.R. 6209), H5326 [26JY]
  Constitutional authority statements
      Taxation: allow qualified scholarship funding corporations to 
        access tax-exempt financing for alternative private student 
        loans (H.R. 6209), H5327 [26JY]
  Remarks
      Abortion: protect pain-capable unborn children in the District 
        of Columbia (H.R. 3803), H5448 [31JY]
      Carrollton, TX: tribute to Carrollton Black Cemetery, 
        E1181 [29JN]
      Community Powered Revitalization (organization): tribute, 
        E450 [27MR]
      Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week: observance, E154 
        [7FE]
      Congress: prohibit Members and employees from using nonpublic 
        information derived from their official positions for personal 
        benefit (S. 2038), E163 [8FE]
      Constitutional amendments: anniversary of ratification of 27th 
        Amendment relative to congressional compensation, E722 
        [8MY]
      Coppell, TX: anniversary of Boy Scout Troop 840, E301 
        [1MR]
      ------Mockingbird Elementary School recipient of Character 
        Education Partnership (organization) National School of 
        Character award, E1715 [23OC]
      FRS: require an audit of the Board of Governors and Federal 
        Reserve banks (H.R. 459), H5139 [24JY]
      Girl Scouts: anniversary, E1718, E1719 [23OC]
      ------tribute to Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas, E1718 
        [23OC]
      ------tribute to Girl Scouts of Texas Oklahoma Plains, 
        E1719 [23OC]
      Grapevine, TX: anniversary of Grapevine-Colleyville Independent 
        School District, E571 [18AP]
      ------anniversary of Unity Church in Grapevine, E1472 
        [11SE]
      Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act: repeal health-care 
        related provisions (H.R. 6079), H4765 [10JY], H4788, 
        H4805 [11JY], E1242 [12JY]
      Irving, TX: anniversary of Boy Scout Troop 175, E1046 
        [15JN]
      ------anniversary of Boy Scout Troop 508, E1373 [1AU]
      ------Dept. of Commerce Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award 
        recipient, E1814 [27NO]
      Israel: independence anniversary, E669 [26AP]
      ------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 (S. 2165), 
        H4888 [17JY]
      Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.: grand opening of Farmers 
        Branch, TX, campus, E433 [22MR]
      Moldova: extend normal trade relations status (H.R. 6156), 
        H6416 [16NO]
      National MPS Awareness Day: observance, E813 [16MY]
      National Teacher Appreciation Week: observance, E731 
        [8MY]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: repeal amendments 
        which disqualify expenses for over-the-counter drugs under 
        health savings accounts and health flexible spending 
        arrangements, H3614 [7JN]
      ------repeal (H.R. 6079), H4765 [10JY], H4788, 
        H4805 [11JY], E1242 [12JY]
      Police Week: observance, E818 [16MY]
      Rice University: anniversary, E1239 [12JY]
      Russia: extend normal trade relations status (H.R. 6156), 
        H6416 [16NO]
      Social Security: prohibit the display of account numbers on 
        Medicare cards (H.R. 1509), H7313 [19DE]
      Southlake, TX: tribute to Carroll Senior High School boys' and 
        girls' cross country teams, E54 [23JA]
      ------tribute to Carroll Senior High School boys' and girls' 
        swimming and diving teams, E893 [29MY]
      ------tribute to Carroll Senior High School football team, 
        E65 [24JA]
      ------tribute to Carroll Senior High School National Merit 
        Scholarship finalists, E890 [25MY]
      ------tribute to Carroll Senior High School Odyssey of the Mind 
        team, E935 [31MY]
      ------tribute to Carroll Senior High School student council, 
        E920 [31MY]
      ------tribute to Carroll Senior High School students for 
        participation in Texas Forensic Association State Tournament, 
        E898 [30MY]
      ------tribute to Carroll Senior High School students selected to 
        Texas Music Educators Association All-State Band, E893 
        [29MY]
      ------tribute to Carroll Senior High School winterguard team, 
        E883 [22MY]
      Stinnett, Paige: Texas Music Educators Association All-State 
        Women's Choir selectee, E888 [25MY]
      Taiwan: anniversary of lifting of martial law, E1271 
        [18JY]
      ------anniversary of Six Assurances guidelines, E1271 
        [18JY]
      ------provide with U.S.-built multirole fighter aircraft to 
        strengthen self-defense capability against increasing military 
        threat from China (H.R. 2992), E226 [17FE]
      Taxation: expedite consideration of comprehensive tax reform 
        legislation (H.R. 6169), H5676 [2AU]
      ------extend Bush administration tax cuts, provide alternative 
        minimum tax relief, and extend increased expensing limitations 
        (H.R. 8), H5583 [1AU]
      ------increase participation in medical flexible spending 
        arrangements, H3614 [7JN]
      ------repeal excise tax on medical devices (H.R. 436), 
        H3614 [7JN]
      Votes: position on missed, E419 [22MR]
  Remarks in House relative to
      Leave of absence: granted, H1540 [22MR]
  Tributes
      Anderson, Nate, E192 [14FE]
      Atkin, Thomas F., E726 [8MY]
      Chamblee, Virginia, E1540 [14SE]
      Dixon, Billie, E684 [27AP]
      Dodd, John and Betty, E1377 [1AU]
      Gatlin, Roger, E981 [5JN]
      Gravley, Milburn R., E1737 [9NO]
      Hall, Representative, H6450 [27NO]
      Hill, Donald E., E484 [29MR]
      Johnson, Ashley, E1806 [27NO]
      Kantor, Colin, E882 [22MY]
      Kreighauser, Courtney, E908 [30MY]
      Marchant, Hobart C., E520 [16AP]
      Mingus, Lillian E. Christopher, E1732 [2NO]
      Orr, Warren, E93 [31JA]
      Thompson, Gary, E573 [18AP]
      Thompson, Paula and Homer, E1895 [11DE]