[Congressional Record Index (2012)]
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MARINO, TOM (a Representative from Pennsylvania)

  Bills and resolutions cosponsored
      Abortion: protect pain-capable unborn children in the District 
        of Columbia (see H.R. 3803), H1274 [7MR]
      Africa: condemn atrocities and encourage efforts to end threats 
        by the Lord's Resistance Army and bring Joseph Kony and his 
        top commanders to justice (see H. Res. 583), H1848 [16AP]
      Agriculture: codify exemptions for farming, forestry, and 
        ranching relative to permit requirements for dredged or fill 
        material (see H.R. 4278), H2329 [7MY]
      Arab countries: call for protection of religious minority rights 
        and freedoms (see H. Res. 732), H4907 [17JY]
      Armed Forces: commend, make permanent, oppose proposals to 
        diminish national security role of, and recognize the National 
        Guard as the foundation of the Operational Reserve (see H. 
        Con. Res. 129), H5712 [2AU]
      Autoimmune Diseases Interdepartmental Coordinating Committee: 
        establish (see H.R. 6218), H5326 [26JY]
      CBO: make all data and other information relating to the 
        estimating of the cost of legislation available on its public 
        website (see H.R. 6136), H5712 [2AU]
      Commission To Accelerate the End of Breast Cancer: establish 
        (see H.R. 3067), H2715 [15MY]
      Committee on POW and MIA Affairs (House, Select): establish (see 
        H. Res. 111), H966 [27FE]
      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), H3733 [18JN]
      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]
      ------establish criminal offense for fraudulent claims about 
        military service (see H.R. 1775), H4864 [12JY]
      ------increase penalties for counterfeit drug trafficking (see 
        H.R. 3668), H2813 [16MY]
      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]
      ------implement the National Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury 
        Plan (see H.R. 2600), H6279 [21SE]
      ------reform and modernize the Office of Refugee Resettlement 
        (see H.R. 1475), H4864 [12JY]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: permit use of certain grant funds 
        for training conducted in conjunction with a national 
        laboratory or research facility (see H.R. 5843), H3363 [31MY]
      Dept. of Labor: prohibit finalization of certain proposed child 
        labor rules relative to family farming (see H.R. 4157), H2447 
        [8MY]
      Dept. of State: require investigations into and a report on 
        attacks on the U.S. missions in Libya, Egypt, and Yemen (see 
        H.R. 6511), H6275 [21SE]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: establish a registry of certain 
        veterans who were stationed at Fort McClellan, AL (see H.R. 
        2052), H6152 [19SE]
      ------establish an open burn pit registry to ensure that Armed 
        Forces members exposed to toxic chemicals and fumes in 
        Afghanistan or Iraq receive information regarding such 
        exposure (see H.R. 3337), H3363 [31MY]
      Diseases: establish a comprehensive interagency response to 
        reduce lung cancer mortality in a timely manner (see H.R. 
        1394), H2813 [16MY]
      ------recognize potential for virtual elimination of pediatric 
        HIV and AIDS and keeping HIV positive mothers alive (see H. 
        Con. Res. 123), H2645 [10MY]
      ------require a Federal commitment to Alzheimer's disease 
        research to advance breakthrough treatments for people with 
        the disease (see H.R. 1897), H6397 [15NO]
      Egypt: prohibit provision of U.S. assistance (see H.R. 6646), 
        H6765 [12DE]
      Europe: designate Hezbollah as a terrorist organization and 
        impose sanctions, provide information about Hezbollah to 
        European allies, and support Bulgaria in investigating 
        terrorist attack in Burgas (see H. Res. 834), H7264 [18DE]
      Families and domestic relations: constitutional amendment on 
        parental rights (see H.J. Res. 110), H5766 [10SE]
      Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act: improve (see H.R. 
        5871), H3362 [31MY]
      FDA: strengthen ability to seek advice from external experts on 
        rare diseases, their burdens, and unmet medical needs of 
        individuals with rare diseases (see H.R. 4156), H1272 [7MR]
      Federal employees: provide for administrative leave requirements 
        relative to Senior Executive Service employees (see H.R. 
        6016), H4065 [26JN]
      Financial institutions: improve examination of depository 
        institutions (see H.R. 3461), H1807 [29MR]
      Flag--U.S.: constitutional amendment to prohibit desecration 
        (see H.J. Res. 13), H1135 [1MR]
      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), H945 [17FE]
      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), H4828 
        [11JY]
      GAO: study impact of certain announced Dept. of Homeland 
        Security immigration policies regarding the exercise of 
        prosecutorial discretion (see H.R. 6070), H4655 [29JN]
      Georgia (country): support enhanced security, sovereignty, and 
        territorial integrity, U.S.-Georgia Charter on Strategic 
        Partnership, NATO membership, democratic reforms, and peaceful 
        resolution of conflict (see H. Res. 526), H1018 [28FE]
      Government regulations: prohibit agencies from taking any 
        significant regulatory action until the unemployment rate is 
        equal to or less than a certain level (see H.R. 4078), H943 
        [17FE]
      Health: extend health information technology assistance 
        eligibility to behavioral health, mental health, and substance 
        abuse professionals and facilities (see H.R. 6043), H4156 
        [27JN]
      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]
      Insurance: allow enforcement of State disclosure laws and access 
        to courts for covered Holocaust-era insurance policy claims 
        (see H.R. 890), H6001 [13SE]
      Iran: condemn continued persecution, imprisonment, and 
        sentencing of Youcef Nadarkhani on the charge of apostasy (see 
        H. Res. 556), H966 [27FE]
      ------express importance of preventing acquisition of nuclear 
        weapons capability and continue economic and diplomatic 
        pressure to secure nonproliferation agreement (see H. Res. 
        568), H1498 [21MR]
      ------provide for a comprehensive strategy to counter growing 
        presence and hostile activity in the Western Hemisphere (see 
        H.R. 3783), H1101 [29FE]
      ------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), H5766 [10SE]
      Israel: authorize further assistance to Israel for the Iron Dome 
        anti-missile defense system (see H.R. 4229), H1847 [16AP]
      ------independence anniversary (see H. Con. Res. 115), H2034 
        [19AP]
      ------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), H1847 [16AP]
      Korean War Veterans Memorial: authorize and allow certain 
        private contributions to fund a Wall of Remembrance (see H.R. 
        2563), H5711 [2AU]
      Law enforcement officers: recognize importance of Federal law 
        enforcement officers to U.S. national security and 
        counterterrorism (see H. Res. 776), H6280 [21SE]
      Lewistown, PA: convey former Mifflin County Army Reserve Center 
        (see H.R. 6285), H5704 [2AU]
      Lions Clubs: mint coins in commemoration of centennial of 
        establishment (see H.R. 2139), H694 [9FE]
      March of Dimes Foundation: mint coins in recognition and 
        celebration (see H.R. 3187), H3267 [30MY]
      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), H5711 [2AU]
      Medicaid: cover physician services delivered by podiatric 
        physicians to ensure access by beneficiaries to appropriate 
        quality foot and ankle care (see H.R. 3364), H220 [31JA]
      Medicare: establish a market pricing program for durable medical 
        equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS) (see 
        H.R. 6490), H6469 [27NO]
      ------extend Medicare-dependent hospital (MDH) program and 
        increase payments under the Medicare low-volume hospital 
        program (see H.R. 5943), H5328 [26JY]
      ------provide for pharmacy benefits manager standards under the 
        prescription drug program to further fair audits of and 
        payments to pharmacies (see H.R. 4215), H5131 [23JY]
      Mining and mineral resources: issue postage stamp in 
        commemoration of coal miners (see H. Res. 743), H5327 [26JY]
      National Eagle Scout Day: designate (see H. Res. 716), H4604 
        [28JN]
      National Foster Care Month: recognize goals and ideals (see H. 
        Res. 659), H2812 [16MY]
      National Heritage Area Program: authorize (see H.R. 4099), H1016 
        [28FE]
      NATO: strengthen (see H.R. 4243), H2072 [24AP]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: protect rights of 
        conscience relative to requirements for coverage of specific 
        items and services (see H.R. 1179), H440 [2FE]
      ------repeal certain limitations on health care benefits (see 
        H.R. 605), H1153 [5MR]
      Postal Regulatory Commission: allow to set aside Postal Service 
        determinations to close or consolidate postal facilities that 
        would deny service to rural areas, communities, or small towns 
        (see H.R. 4335), H3734 [18JN]
      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), H26 [17JA]
      Pro Football Hall of Fame: mint coins in recognition and 
        celebration (see H.R. 4104), H3733 [18JN]
      Public Safety Officers' Benefits Program: improve (see H.R. 
        4018), H1210 [6MR]
      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), H3405 [1JN]
      Sergeant Leslie H. Sabo, Jr. Post Office Building, Ellwood City, 
        PA: designate (see H.R. 5954), H4656 [29JN]
      Social Security: provide that the waiting period for disability 
        insurance benefits shall not apply to recovering service 
        members (see H.R. 6445), H6230 [20SE]
      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), H2647 [10MY]
      Syria: strengthen sanctions, enhance multilateral commitment to 
        address threatening policies, and establish a program to 
        support a transition to a democratically-elected government 
        (see H.R. 2106), H1134 [1MR]
      Tariff: footwear (see H.R. 2697), H1101 [29FE]
      Taxation: clarify that any person who, for commercial purposes, 
        makes available for consumer use a machine capable of 
        producing tobacco products, is a manufacturer of tobacco 
        products (see H.R. 4134), H1498 [21MR]
      ------expand availability of employee stock ownership plans in S 
        corporations (see H.R. 1244), H2569 [9MY]
      ------increase amount of low-income housing credit that may be 
        allocated in States damaged by Hurricane Irene or Tropical 
        Storm Lee (see H.R. 3769), H1741 [28MR]
      ------promote charitable donations of qualified vehicles (see 
        H.R. 860), H1100 [29FE]
      ------promote neutrality, simplicity, and fairness in the 
        taxation of digital goods and services (see H.R. 1860), H3577 
        [6JN]
      ------provide collegiate housing and infrastructure grants (see 
        H.R. 1327), H2813 [16MY]
      ------reduce tax on beer (see H.R. 1675), H6279 [21SE]
      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), H1428 [20MR]
      U.N. Arms Trade Treaty: oppose (see H. Res. 814), H6428 [16NO]
      Veterans: issue a Victory for Veterans stamp (see H.R. 6121), 
        H4863 [12JY]
      Water: prevent finalization by the EPA or Corps of Engineers of 
        proposed guidance on identification of waters protected by the 
        Federal Water Pollution Control Act (see H.R. 4965), H3734 
        [18JN]
      World War II: award Congressional Gold Medal to members of the 
        Civil Air Patrol (see H.R. 719), H6151 [19SE]
  Bills and resolutions introduced
      Congress: require each bill enacted be limited to only one 
        subject (see H.R. 3806), H114 [23JA]
      Dept. of Justice: provide with additional tools to target 
        extraterritorial drug trafficking activity (see H.R. 3909), 
        H512 [6FE]
      ------reauthorize the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance 
        Grant (Byrne/JAG) Program (see H.R. 6062), H4654 [29JN]
      Law enforcement officers: allow screening entities to submit, 
        receive, and screen criminal history record information for 
        searches on private security officers (see H.R. 4112), H1100 
        [29FE]
      Tariff: cerium nitrate (see H.R. 5182), H2271 [27AP]
      ------europium oxide (see H.R. 5179), H2271 [27AP]
      ------gadolinium oxide (see H.R. 5183), H2271 [27AP]
      ------lanthanum, cerium, and terbium phosphates mixtures or 
        coprecipitates (see H.R. 5180), H2271 [27AP]
      ------lanthanum oxide (see H.R. 5184), H2271 [27AP]
      ------yttrium oxide and europium oxide mixtures or 
        coprecipitates (see H.R. 5181), H2271 [27AP]
      ------yttrium oxides (see H.R. 5185), H2271 [27AP]
  Constitutional authority statements
      Congress: require each bill enacted be limited to only one 
        subject (H.R. 3806), H114 [23JA]
      Dept. of Justice: provide with additional tools to target 
        extraterritorial drug trafficking activity (H.R. 3909), H512 
        [6FE]
      ------reauthorize the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance 
        Grant (Byrne/JAG) Program (H.R. 6062), H4655 [29JN]
      Law enforcement officers: allow screening entities to submit, 
        receive, and screen criminal history record information for 
        searches on private security officers (H.R. 4112), H1100 
        [29FE]
      Tariff: cerium nitrate (H.R. 5182), H2282 [27AP]
      ------europium oxide (H.R. 5179), H2282 [27AP]
      ------gadolinium oxide (H.R. 5183), H2282 [27AP]
      ------lanthanum, cerium, and terbium phosphates mixtures or 
        coprecipitates (H.R. 5180), H2282 [27AP]
      ------lanthanum oxide (H.R. 5184), H2282 [27AP]
      ------yttrium oxide and europium oxide mixtures or 
        coprecipitates (H.R. 5181), H2282 [27AP]
      ------yttrium oxides (H.R. 5185), H2282 [27AP]
  Remarks
      Abington, PA: tribute to South Abington Elementary School Paws 
        for Peace initiative, E831 [17MY]
      Appropriations: making continuing (H.J. Res. 117), consideration 
        (H. Res. 778), H5942 [13SE]
      Bartron, Robert A.: Montrose, PA, Area Chamber of Commerce 
        Citizen of the Year award recipient, E913 [31MY]
      Budget: replace the sequester established by the Budget Control 
        Act (H.R. 6365), consideration (H. Res. 778), H5942 [13SE]
      DeLeo, John: UNICO National (organization) UNICAN of the Year 
        Award recipient, E119 [2FE]
      Dept. of Justice: reauthorize the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice 
        Assistance Grant (Byrne/JAG) Program (H.R. 6062), H5514 [31JY]
      Egypt: prohibit direct foreign assistance until certain 
        certifications are made relative to the safety and protection 
        of U.S. Embassy, H5942 [13SE]
      Federal employees: extend pay limitation for Members of Congress 
        and Federal employees (H.R. 3835), H310 [1FE]
      Israel: commit to security as a Jewish and democratic state with 
        secure borders and condemn rocket and missile attacks in Gaza 
        by Hamas, E1810 [27NO]
      Kidney Action Day: observance, E287 [29FE]
      Libya: prohibit foreign assistance until the perpetrators of the 
        attack on the U.S. Embassy are brought to justice, H5942 
        [13SE]
      National Foster Care Month: recognize goals and ideals (H. Res. 
        659), H2717 [16MY]
      National Kidney Month: observance, E287 [29FE]
      SBA: provide interest rate for certain disaster related loans 
        (H.R. 6296), H6117 [19SE]
      Tobyhanna, PA: anniversary of Tobyhanna Army Depot, 
        E1108 [21JN]
      United Way: anniversary, E1208 [9JY]
  Remarks in House relative to
      Leave of absence: granted, H20 [17JA], H1388 [19MR], H1425 
        [20MR], H1913 [17AP], H2062 [24AP], H3659 [7JN], H6673 [5DE]
  Tributes
      Caruth, Lawrence, E1254 [17JY]
      Gibson, Charles C., E1235 [11JY]
      Herzog, Anthony, E237 [24FE]
      Maggs, Deborah J., E1109 [21JN]
      Roush, Logan, E1001 [6JN]
      Scranton, William W., E1267 [18JY]
      Wilbur, Eva M. Baldwin, E117 [2FE]