[Congressional Record Index (2012)]
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MARKEY, EDWARD J. (a Representative from Massachusetts)

  Amendments
      California: amend certain laws relative to a FERC project 
        located on a segment of the Lower Merced River (H.R. 2578), 
        H3778 [19JN]
      Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military 
        activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military 
        construction (H.R. 4310), H3022 [17MY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5856), H4965, H4989 [18JY]
      Dept. of the Interior: limit authority to issue regulations 
        before a certain date under the Surface Mining Control and 
        Reclamation Act (H.R. 3409), H6211, H6216 [20SE], H6240 [21SE]
      ------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), H5176, H5177 
        [24JY]
      ------set clear rules for development of U.S. oil shale 
        resources and promote shale technology research and 
        development (H.R. 3408), H768 [15FE], H825, H826 [16FE]
      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), H5260 
        [25JY]
      Mining and mineral resources: promote domestic production of 
        critical minerals and materials (H.R. 4402), H4842 [12JY]
      Power resources: develop plan to increase oil and gas 
        exploration, development, and production under oil and gas 
        leases of Federal lands in response to Strategic Petroleum 
        Reserve drawdown (H.R. 4480), H3909 [20JN]
      San Joaquin River: address certain water-related concerns (H.R. 
        1837), H1070 [29FE]
  Appointments
      Conferee: H.R. 4310, Dept. of Defense appropriations for 
        military activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and 
        military construction, H6782 [13DE]
      ------H.R. 4348, highway programs reauthorization, TransCanada 
        Keystone XL Pipeline permitting approval, and Gulf Coast 
        States resources and economy restoration, H2108 [25AP]
  Bills and resolutions cosponsored
      Afghanistan: ensure funds provided for Armed Forces operations 
        are only used for safe and orderly withdrawal of U.S. military 
        forces and Dept. of Defense contractors (see H.R. 780), H1428 
        [20MR]
      Agriculture: provide for a uniform national standard for the 
        housing and treatment of egg-laying hens (see H.R. 3798), 
        H4656 [29JN]
      Animals: ensure that all dogs and cats used by research 
        facilities are obtained legally (see H.R. 2256), H5711 [2AU]
      Aviation: require individuals seeking training in the operation 
        of certain aircraft be checked against the terrorist watchlist 
        (see H.R. 6159), H5328 [26JY]
      Bailey, Jonathan W.: tribute (see H. Res. 792), H6151 [19SE]
      Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act: permanently extend and 
        strengthen (see H.R. 4274), H1739 [28MR]
      Budget Control Act: ensure any deal on taxes and spending does 
        not cut Medicare, Medicaid, or Social Security benefits, 
        increases revenue, reduces defense spending, and promotes 
        economic growth (see H. Res. 733), H5008 [18JY]
      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), H2329 [7MY]
      CFTC: impose fees and assessments to recover the cost of 
        appropriations to the Commission (see H.R. 3665), H2072 [24AP]
      ------take certain actions to reduce excessive speculation in 
        energy markets (see H.R. 4457), H2030 [19AP]
      Children and youth: establish or expand and operate programs 
        using a network of public and private community entities to 
        provide mentoring for children in foster care (see H.R. 2012), 
        H376 [1FE]
      CPSC: designate drywall manufactured in China a banned hazardous 
        product (see H.R. 4212), H5717 [3AU]
      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]
      Dept. of Agriculture: recognize significance of and support 
        adequate funding for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance 
        Program (see H. Res. 564), H1428 [20MR]
      ------repeal a duplicative inspection and grading program for 
        catfish (see H.R. 4296), H3363 [31MY]
      ------Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program funding (see H. 
        Res. 760), H5861 [11SE]
      Dept. of Education: provide grants to State educational agencies 
        and institutions of higher education to strengthen elementary 
        and secondary computer science education (see H.R. 3014), H966 
        [27FE]
      Dept. of HHS: improve and enhance research and programs on 
        childhood cancer survivorship (see H.R. 3015), H3662 [7JN]
      ------limit copayment, coinsurance, or other cost-sharing 
        requirements applicable to prescription drugs in a specialty 
        drug tier to the amount applicable to drugs in a non-preferred 
        brand drug tree (see H.R. 4209), H6234 [20SE]
      ------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), H6234 [20SE]
      ------provide States with incentives to require elementary and 
        secondary schools to maintain, and permit school personnel to 
        administer, epinephrine (see H.R. 3627), H28 [17JA]
      Dept. of Justice: allow the denial of transfer of firearms or 
        the issuance of firearms and explosives licenses to known or 
        suspected terrorists (see H.R. 1506), H5292 [25JY]
      Dept. of Labor: strengthen the U.S. workforce investment system 
        through innovation in, and alignment and improvement of, 
        employment, training, and education programs (see H.R. 4227), 
        H2329 [7MY]
      Dept. of Peace: establish (see H.R. 808), H5711 [2AU]
      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: promote increased awareness, diagnosis, and treatment 
        of atrial fibrillation to address the high morbidity and 
        mortality rates and to prevent avoidable associated 
        hospitalizations (see H. Res. 295), H5923 [12SE]
      ------provide grants to better understand and reduce gestational 
        diabetes (see H.R. 2194), H4157 [27JN]
      ------require group and individual health insurance coverage and 
        group health plans to cover oral cancer drugs on terms no less 
        favorable than coverage provided for intravenously 
        administered anticancer medications (see H.R. 2746), H3363 
        [31MY]
      District of Columbia: support an appropriate site at the former 
        Navy Dive School at the Washington Navy Yard for a memorial to 
        honor Armed Forces members who have served as divers (see H. 
        Con. Res. 87), H1847 [16AP]
      Egypt: honor rule of law and return Noor and Ramsay Bower to the 
        U.S. (see H. Res. 193), H6702 [11DE]
      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), H7360 [19DE]
      Federal employees: provide certain benefits to domestic partners 
        (see H.R. 3485), H6152 [19SE]
      Financial institutions: establish fair and transparent practices 
        related to marketing and provision of overdraft coverage 
        programs at depository institutions (see H.R. 5691), H2716 
        [15MY]
      ------restore certain provisions of law to separate investment 
        banking from commercial banking (see H.R. 1489), H3163 [18MY]
      Firearms: establish background check procedures for gun shows 
        (see H.R. 591), H7425 [20DE]
      ------prohibit trafficking (see H.R. 2554), H5292 [25JY]
      ------require face to face purchases of ammunition, licensing of 
        ammunition dealers, and reporting regarding bulk purchases of 
        ammunition (see H.R. 6241), H5525 [31JY]
      Fish and fishing: support fisheries and communities that rely 
        upon them, clear regulatory burdens, and streamline Federal 
        fisheries management (see H.R. 4208), H1390 [19MR]
      Health: make the provision of technical services for medical 
        imaging examinations and radiation therapy treatments safer, 
        more accurate, and less costly (see H.R. 2104), H2447 [8MY]
      ------reauthorize certain programs for individuals with 
        traumatic brain injury (see H.R. 4238), H2329 [7MY]
      Human rights: prevent human trafficking in Government 
        contracting (see H.R. 4259), H2134 [25AP]
      Hydroelectric power: improve (see H.R. 5892), H3480 [5JN]
      Immigration: cancel removal and adjust status of certain long-
        term resident alien students (see H.R. 1842), H5766 [10SE]
      Information technology: preserve and advance the 
        multistakeholder governance model under which the Internet has 
        thrived (see H. Con. Res. 127), H3363 [31MY]
      ------specify circumstances in which a person may acquire 
        geolocation information through an electronic communications 
        device (see H.R. 2168), H5630 [1AU]
      Inouye, Daniel K.: tribute (see H. Res. 837), H7360 [19DE]
      Iran: express importance of preventing acquisition of nuclear 
        weapons capability and continue economic and diplomatic 
        pressure to secure nonproliferation agreement (see H. Res. 
        568), H1210 [6MR]
      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), H1642 [27MR]
      March of Dimes Foundation: mint coins in recognition and 
        celebration (see H.R. 3187), H3578 [6JN]
      Medicaid: provide access to certified professional midwives for 
        enrollees (see H.R. 1054), H5728 [7AU]
      Medicare: extended coverage of immunosuppressive drugs for 
        kidney transplant patients and other renal dialysis provisions 
        (see H.R. 2969), H2447 [8MY]
      ------waive coinsurance for colorectal cancer screening tests, 
        regardless of whether therapeutic intervention is required 
        during the screening (see H.R. 4120), H6001 [13SE]
      Minimum wage: provide for increases consistent with inflation 
        (see H.R. 6211), H5326 [26JY]
      National Eagle Scout Day: designate (see H. Res. 716), H4657 
        [29JN]
      National Foster Care Month: recognize goals and ideals (see H. 
        Res. 659), H2812 [16MY]
      National Park Service: authorize studies of certain areas for 
        possible inclusion in the National Park System (see H.R. 
        6175), H5200 [24JY]
      Nicklaus, Jack: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 4040), 
        H1154 [5MR]
      NRC: limit the period in advance of a nuclear reactor license 
        renewal that the application for such renewal may be submitted 
        (see H.R. 6554), H6276 [21SE]
      Pediatric Medical Device Safety and Improvement Act: extend (see 
        H.R. 3975), H639 [8FE]
      Pediatric Research Equity Act: permanently extend and strengthen 
        (see H.R. 4274), H1739 [28MR]
      Pharmaceuticals: preserve effectiveness of medically important 
        antibiotics used in treatment of human and animal diseases 
        (see H.R. 965), H4907 [17JY]
      Political campaigns: provide for additional disclosure 
        requirements for corporations, labor organizations, and other 
        entities (see H.R. 4010), H692 [9FE]
      Public lands: designate certain portions of the red rock canyons 
        of the Colorado Plateau and the Basin and Range Deserts in 
        Utah as wilderness (see H.R. 1916), H79 [18JA]
      Religion: honor historical contributions of Catholic sisters 
        (see H. Res. 689), H4606 [28JN]
      Roads and highways: extend Federal-aid highway, highway safety, 
        motor carrier safety, transit, and other Highway Trust Fund-
        funded programs (see H.R. 14), H1543 [22MR]
      SBA: increase small business lending (see H.R. 5851), H3162 
        [18MY]
      Schools: address and take action to prevent bullying and 
        harassment of students (see H.R. 1648), H2569 [9MY]
      ------direct certain coeducational elementary and secondary 
        schools to make information available on equality in athletic 
        programs (see H.R. 458), H5526 [31JY]
      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), H1367 [16MR]
      Taxation: encourage teachers to pursue teaching science, 
        technology, engineering, and math subjects at elementary and 
        secondary schools (see H.R. 289), H5711 [2AU]
      ------establish ABLE accounts to pay for qualified disability 
        expenses of family members with disabilities (see H.R. 3423), 
        H1210 [6MR]
      ------expand rehabilitation credit (see H.R. 2479), H6469 [27NO]
      ------extend Bush administration tax cuts and other tax relief 
        for families making less than a certain annual income and 
        provide alternative minimum tax relief (see H.R. 15), H5525 
        [31JY]
      ------extend exclusion from gross income for employer-provided 
        health coverage to certain employee designated beneficiaries 
        (see H.R. 2088), H6152 [19SE]
      ------make equitable the exclusion from gross income of parking 
        and transportation fringe benefits and provide for a common 
        cost-of-living adjustment (see H.R. 2412), H220 [31JA]
      ------make permanent the expansion of certain tax benefits for 
        adoption (see H.R. 4373), H7585 [2JA]
      ------provide for an investment credit relative to the 
        production of electricity from offshore wind (see H.R. 3238), 
        H1571 [26MR]
      ------reduce the Federal budget deficit by imposing a minimum 
        effective tax rate for high-income taxpayers (see H.R. 3903), 
        H2033 [19AP]
      ------support and strengthen tax incentives for retirement 
        savings (see H. Con. Res. 101), H901 [16FE]
      ------treat Korea Defense Service Medal recipients as war 
        veterans for purposes of determining whether contributions to 
        posts and organizations of war veterans are charitable 
        contributions (see H.R. 5903), H6152 [19SE]
      Transportation: provide driver safety grants to States with 
        graduated driver licensing laws that meet certain minimum 
        requirements (see H.R. 1515), H2569 [9MY]
      Udall, Stewart L.: award Congressional Gold Medal posthumously 
        (see H.R. 6494), H6274 [21SE]
      Vietnam: condemn crackdown on democracy activists, repeal 
        measures used to persecute peaceful political dissent, release 
        political prisoners, and ensure compliance with international 
        human rights standards (see H. Res. 484), H966 [27FE]
      Violence Against Women Act: reauthorize (see H.R. 4271), H1742 
        [28MR]
      Wallenberg, Raoul: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 
        3001), H1741 [28MR]
      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]
      Year of the Korean War Veteran: designate (see H. Res. 618), 
        H3268 [30MY]
  Bills and resolutions introduced
      Bureau of Reclamation: authorize development of hydropower and 
        efficiencies at existing facilities (see H.R. 6024), H4064 
        [26JN]
      CFTC: take certain actions to reduce excessive speculation in 
        energy markets (see H.R. 5186), H2271 [27AP]
      Dept. of Defense: carry out a program to develop innovative 
        financial products that encourage savings and wealth-creation 
        among active servicemembers and reduce use of predatory 
        lenders (see H.R. 5946), H3702 [12JN]
      ------reduce number of nuclear weapons and related programs (see 
        H.R. 3974), H639 [8FE]
      Dept. of Energy: ensure oil transported through the TransCanada 
        Keystone XL Pipeline is used in domestic commerce to reduce 
        U.S. dependence on foreign oil (see H.R. 3900), H475 [3FE]
      Dept. of HHS: establish a working group to develop and 
        disseminate best practices to ensure accessibility in 
        prescription drug labeling for visually-impaired and blind 
        individuals (see H.R. 4087), H950 [24FE]
      ------expedite research and drug development to combat the most 
        deadly and costly chronic diseases (see H.R. 3891), H440 [2FE]
      Dept. of the Interior: allow acceptance of bids on new oil and 
        gas leases of Federal lands only from bidders certifying that 
        all natural gas produced from such leases will be offered for 
        sale only in the U.S. (see H.R. 4025), H725 [14FE]
      ------allow acceptance of bids on new oil and gas leases of 
        Federal lands only from bidders certifying that all petroleum 
        products produced from such leases will be offered for sale 
        only in the U.S. (see H.R. 4325), H1804 [29MR]
      ------require disclosure of political contributions as a 
        condition of accepting bids for oil and gas leases of Federal 
        lands (see H.R. 6041), H4156 [27JN]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: establish a veterans jobs corps (see 
        H.R. 6563), H6284 [25SE]
      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 H. 
        Con. Res. 120), H2067 [24AP]
      FAA: provide guidance and limitations relative to the 
        integration of unmanned aircraft systems into U.S. airspace in 
        order to inform the public and protect individual privacy (see 
        H.R. 6676), H7264 [18DE]
      FDA: ensure that a medical device is not marketed based on a 
        determination that it is substantially equivalent to a device 
        that has been recalled due to a flaw in technology or design 
        that adversely affects safety (see H.R. 3847), H218 [31JA]
      ------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]
      ------strengthen regulation of compounding drugs by pharmacies 
        (see H.R. 6584), H6323 [2NO]
      FERC: suspend approval of liquefied natural gas export terminals 
        (see H.R. 4024), H725 [14FE]
      Food: strengthen Federal consumer product safety programs and 
        activities relative to commercially-marketed seafood (see H.R. 
        6200), H5291 [25JY]
      Forests: improve response to insect infestations and forest 
        diseases, change the Healthy Forests Reserve Program funding 
        source, codify stewardship end result contracting, and improve 
        post fire rehabilitation (see H.R. 5960), H3806 [19JN]
      LIHEAP: reauthorize (see H.R. 4026), H725 [14FE]
      National Aphasia Awareness Month: designate (see H. Res. 674), 
        H3480 [5JN]
      NIH: enhance the clinical trial registry data bank reporting 
        requirements and enforcement measures (see H.R. 6272), H5704 
        [2AU]
      Public utilities: establish a Federal renewable electricity and 
        energy efficiency standard for certain electric utilities (see 
        H.R. 5967), H3806 [19JN]
      Reclamation States Emergency Drought Relief Act: extend (see 
        H.R. 6670), H6806 [13DE]
      Refuse disposal: require refund value for certain beverage 
        containers and provide resources for State pollution 
        prevention and recycling programs (see H.R. 6531), H6275 
        [21SE]
      Taxation: clarify that tar sands are crude oil for purposes of 
        the Federal excise tax on petroleum (see H.R. 6468), H6231 
        [20SE]
      ------provide incentives for clean energy and to repeal fossil 
        fuel subsidies for big oil companies (see H.R. 5187), H2271 
        [27AP]
      Telecommunications: require disclosures to consumers on the 
        capability of software to monitor mobile device usage and 
        require consent of the consumer prior to monitoring (see H.R. 
        6377), H5922 [12SE]
      Thomas P. O'Neill, Jr., Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham, MA: 
        designate (see H.R. 4400), H2029 [19AP]
  Constitutional authority statements
      Bureau of Reclamation: authorize development of hydropower and 
        efficiencies at existing facilities (H.R. 6024), H4064 [26JN]
      CFTC: take certain actions to reduce excessive speculation in 
        energy markets (H.R. 5186), H2282 [27AP]
      Dept. of Defense: carry out a program to develop innovative 
        financial products that encourage savings and wealth-creation 
        among active servicemembers and reduce use of predatory 
        lenders (H.R. 5946), H3703 [12JN]
      ------reduce number of nuclear weapons and related programs 
        (H.R. 3974), H640 [8FE]
      Dept. of Energy: ensure oil transported through the TransCanada 
        Keystone XL Pipeline is used in domestic commerce to reduce 
        U.S. dependence on foreign oil (H.R. 3900), H476 [3FE]
      Dept. of HHS: establish a working group to develop and 
        disseminate best practices to ensure accessibility in 
        prescription drug labeling for visually-impaired and blind 
        individuals (H.R. 4087), H950 [24FE]
      ------expedite research and drug development to combat the most 
        deadly and costly chronic diseases (H.R. 3891), H440 [2FE]
      Dept. of the Interior: allow acceptance of bids on new oil and 
        gas leases of Federal lands only from bidders certifying that 
        all natural gas produced from such leases will be offered for 
        sale only in the U.S. (H.R. 4025), H726 [14FE]
      ------allow acceptance of bids on new oil and gas leases of 
        Federal lands only from bidders certifying that all petroleum 
        products produced from such leases will be offered for sale 
        only in the U.S. (H.R. 4325), H1806 [29MR]
      ------require disclosure of political contributions as a 
        condition of accepting bids for oil and gas leases of Federal 
        lands (H.R. 6041), H4157 [27JN]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: establish a veterans jobs corps (H.R. 
        6563), H6284 [25SE]
      FAA: provide guidance and limitations relative to the 
        integration of unmanned aircraft systems into U.S. airspace in 
        order to inform the public and protect individual privacy 
        (H.R. 6676), H7264 [18DE]
      FDA: ensure that a medical device is not marketed based on a 
        determination that it is substantially equivalent to a device 
        that has been recalled due to a flaw in technology or design 
        that adversely affects safety (H.R. 3847), H219 [31JA]
      ------strengthen ability to seek advice from external experts on 
        rare diseases, their burdens, and unmet medical needs of 
        individuals with rare diseases (H.R. 4156), H1273 [7MR]
      ------strengthen regulation of compounding drugs by pharmacies 
        (H.R. 6584), H6323 [2NO]
      FERC: suspend approval of liquefied natural gas export terminals 
        (H.R. 4024), H726 [14FE]
      Food: strengthen Federal consumer product safety programs and 
        activities relative to commercially-marketed seafood (H.R. 
        6200), H5292 [25JY]
      Forests: improve response to insect infestations and forest 
        diseases, change the Healthy Forests Reserve Program funding 
        source, codify stewardship end result contracting, and improve 
        post fire rehabilitation (H.R. 5960), H3807 [19JN]
      LIHEAP: reauthorize (H.R. 4026), H726 [14FE]
      NIH: enhance the clinical trial registry data bank reporting 
        requirements and enforcement measures (H.R. 6272), H5708 [2AU]
      Public utilities: establish a Federal renewable electricity and 
        energy efficiency standard for certain electric utilities 
        (H.R. 5967), H3807 [19JN]
      Reclamation States Emergency Drought Relief Act: extend (H.R. 
        6670), H6807 [13DE]
      Refuse disposal: require refund value for certain beverage 
        containers and provide resources for State pollution 
        prevention and recycling programs (H.R. 6531), H6278 [21SE]
      Taxation: clarify that tar sands are crude oil for purposes of 
        the Federal excise tax on petroleum (H.R. 6468), H6233 [20SE]
      ------provide incentives for clean energy and to repeal fossil 
        fuel subsidies for big oil companies (H.R. 5187), H2282 [27AP]
      Telecommunications: require disclosures to consumers on the 
        capability of software to monitor mobile device usage and 
        require consent of the consumer prior to monitoring (H.R. 
        6377), H5922 [12SE]
      Thomas P. O'Neill, Jr., Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham, MA: 
        designate (H.R. 4400), H2031 [19AP]
  Motions
      Dept. of Energy: phase out the innovative technology loan 
        guarantee program and provide taxpayer protections from 
        pending program participants (H.R. 6213), H6022 [14SE]
  Remarks
      Action for Boston Community Development, Inc.: renaming of 
        headquarters building in honor of Robert M. Coard, 
        E1084 [19JN]
      Alaska: require additional rights-of-way in and out of the 
        National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska, H3895 [20JN]
      Arizona: Gila River Indian Community water rights and land 
        claims settlements, H3727 [18JN]
      Armenia: anniversary of genocide, E660 [26AP]
      BLM: prohibit enforcement of a protest fee to challenge the 
        granting of a drilling lease, right of way, or permit, H3907 
        [20JN]
      Budget: reconciliation of the concurrent resolution and 
        replacement of sequester established by the Budget Control Act 
        (H.R. 5652), H2628 [10MY]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2013-2022 (H. Con. 
        Res. 112), H1678 [28MR], H1868 [17AP], E485 [29MR]
      Bureau of Reclamation: authorize conduit facilities for 
        hydropower development under Federal reclamation law (H.R. 
        2842), H1182 [6MR]
      ------require small conduit hydropower projects to comply with 
        the National Environmental Policy Act, H1182 [6MR]
      California: amend certain laws relative to a FERC project 
        located on a segment of the Lower Merced River (H.R. 2578), 
        H3756, H3778, H3780 [19JN]
      ------ensure compliance with State laws and require use of best 
        available science relative to certain water-related concerns, 
        H1070, H1071 [29FE]
      CFTC: funding, H3927 [21JN]
      ------take certain actions to reduce excessive speculation in 
        energy markets, H1895 [17AP]
      ------take certain actions to reduce excessive speculation in 
        energy markets (H.R. 5186), E962 [1JN]
      Committee for the Cumulative Analysis of Regulations That Impact 
        Energy and Manufacturing in the U.S.: include health effects 
        associated with regulatory costs in analysis of EPA rules and 
        actions, H6218 [20SE]
      Conservation of energy: repeal phase-out of incandescent light 
        bulbs, H3427 [5JN]
      Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military 
        activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military 
        construction (H.R. 4310), H3023, H3024, H3095 [17MY]
      ------ground-based midcourse defense system funding, H4965 
        [18JY]
      ------impact of budget sequestration, H4937 [18JY]
      ------long-range penetrating bomber aircraft funding, H3023, 
        H3024 [17MY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5856), H4937, H4965, H4989 
        [18JY], H5048 [19JY]
      ------prohibit funding to reduce number of nuclear weapons 
        delivery vehicles, H5048 [19JY]
      ------reduce number of deployed intercontinental ballistic 
        nuclear missiles, H4989 [18JY]
      ------reduce number of nuclear weapons and related programs, 
        E485 [29MR]
      ------reduce number of nuclear weapons and related programs 
        (H.R. 3974), H592 [8FE]
      Dept. of Education: extend the reduced interest rate for Federal 
        Direct Stafford Loans (H.R. 4628), consideration (H. Res. 
        631), H2151 [26AP]
      Dept. of Energy: ensure oil transported through the TransCanada 
        Keystone XL Pipeline is used in domestic commerce to reduce 
        U.S. dependence on foreign oil, H1937 [18AP]
      ------innovative technology loan guarantee program nuclear and 
        coal projects funding, H6008, H6009 [14SE]
      ------lower energy efficiency standards for service-over-the-
        counter, self-contained, medium temperature commercial 
        refrigerators, H3922 [21JN]
      ------National Nuclear Security Administration funding, H3420 
        [5JN]
      ------National Nuclear Security Administration Global Threat 
        Reduction Initiative funding, H3424 [5JN]
      ------phase out the innovative technology loan guarantee program 
        and provide taxpayer protections from pending program 
        participants (H.R. 6213), H6008, H6009 [14SE]
      ------phase out the innovative technology loan guarantee program 
        and provide taxpayer protections from pending program 
        participants (H.R. 6213), consideration (H. Res. 779), H5937 
        [13SE]
      ------phase out the innovative technology loan guarantee program 
        and provide taxpayer protections from pending program 
        participants (H.R. 6213), motion to recommit, H6022 [14SE]
      Dept. of the Interior: allow issuance of rules under the Surface 
        Mining Control and Reclamation Act that reduce the prevalence 
        of certain diseases or reproductive problems in pregnant women 
        and children, H6211, H6212 [20SE]
      ------authorize Indian tribes to enter into certain leases 
        without prior express approval (H.R. 205), H2684 
        [15MY], H5096 [23JY]
      ------conduct certain offshore oil and gas lease sales, provide 
        fair revenue sharing for coastal States, and formulate 
        offshore energy development plans to generate infrastructure 
        revenue, H753, H756 [15FE]
      ------determine potential adverse economic effects of offshore 
        oil leases on the Florida Gulf coast fishing and tourism 
        industries, H776 [15FE]
      ------establish a competitive oil and gas leasing program for 
        exploration, development, and production of resources of the 
        Coastal Plain of Alaska, H753, H755 [15FE]
      ------establish goals for an all-of-the-above energy production 
        plan strategy on onshore Federal lands, H3886 [20JN]
      ------implement President Obama's proposed Outer Continental 
        Shelf oil and gas leasing program (H.R. 6168), H5215, H5216 
        [25JY]
      ------include Lease Sale 220 in the Outer Continental Shelf 
        leasing program for fiscal years 2012-2017, H3912 [20JN]
      ------limit authority to issue regulations before a certain date 
        under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (H.R. 
        3409), H6197, H6211, H6212, H6213, H6215, H6216, H6217, H6218 
        [20SE], H6241, H6242 [21SE]
      ------limit authority to issue regulations before a certain date 
        under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (H.R. 
        3409), consideration (H. Res. 788), H6169 [20SE]
      ------prohibit export of natural gas, H825, H826 [16FE]
      ------prohibit export of natural gas under congressional plan to 
        conduct additional oil and gas lease sales, H5176, H5177 
        [24JY]
      ------prohibit transfer of any Solid Minerals Program function 
        from BLM to the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and 
        Enforcement, H3908 [20JN]
      ------reduce number of onshore leases on which oil and gas 
        production is not occurring as an incentive for oil and gas 
        companies to begin production on currently held leases, H3906 
        [20JN]
      ------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), H5168, H5173, 
        H5175, H5176, H5177, H5178 [24JY], H5215, H5216 [25JY]
      ------require companies holding defective leases which allow for 
        off-shore drilling to renegotiate those leases prior to 
        bidding on new leases, H827, H828 [16FE]
      ------require new leases offered under congressional plan to 
        conduct additional oil and gas lease sales to include drilling 
        safety improvements in response to BP Deepwater Horizon 
        disaster, H5177, H5178 [24JY]
      ------require oil and gas produced under certain leases to be 
        offered for sale only in the U.S., H3909, H3910 [20JN], H4837 
        [12JY]
      ------set clear rules for development of U.S. oil shale 
        resources and promote shale technology research and 
        development (H.R. 3408), H753, H754, H755, H756, H768, H769, 
        H774, H776, H779 [15FE], H825, H826, H827, H828 [16FE]
      ------set clear rules for development of U.S. oil shale 
        resources and promote shale technology research and 
        development (H.R. 3408), consideration (H. Res. 547), H746 
        [15FE]
      Dept. of Transportation: submit report estimating the number of 
        lost jobs, fatalities and injuries, and the cost to the 
        economy caused by new fuel economy standards for motor 
        vehicles, H6215 [20SE]
      Depts. of the Interior and Agriculture: clarify laws which may 
        be waived for border security activities on public lands, 
        prohibit reduction of public access to such lands, and protect 
        tribal sovereignty, H3780 [19JN]
      ------prohibit from taking action on public lands which impede 
        border security on such lands, H3756, H3780 [19JN]
      Diseases: Alzheimer's disease research funding, H44 [18JA]
      Economy: provide incentives for the creation of jobs and extend 
        and reform certain tax provisions and Federal programs (H.R. 
        3630), conference report, E261 [28FE]
      Energy and water development: making appropriations (H.R. 5325), 
        H3420, H3421, H3424, H3427 [5JN]
      EPA: expand ability to waive certain pollution control fuel 
        requirements when there is a fuel distribution problem and 
        complete Fuel Harmonization Study with the Dept. of Energy, 
        H3903 [20JN]
      ------make data and modeling inputs that regulations are based 
        on available to the public and require regulatory impact 
        analysis to undergo external peer review, H6218 [20SE]
      ------repeal designation of the Colville River as an aquatic 
        resource of national importance, H3895 [20JN]
      ------take action under the Clean Air Act if such action would 
        increase domestic energy independence by reducing demand for 
        oil, H6216, H6217 [20SE]
      FCC: provide greater transparency and efficiency in procedures 
        (H.R. 3309), H1614 [27MR]
      ------provide with authority to conduct incentive auctions, 
        E261 [28FE]
      FDA: ensure that a medical device is not marketed based on a 
        determination that it is substantially equivalent to a device 
        that has been recalled due to a flaw in technology or design 
        that adversely affects safety, H3225 [30MY]
      ------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), H3225 [30MY], 
        E925 [31MY]
      ------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), H3866 [20JN]
      ------strengthen ability to seek advice from external experts on 
        rare diseases, their burdens, and unmet medical needs of 
        individuals with rare diseases, H3225 [30MY]
      Federal employees: secure annuities of civilian employees (H.R. 
        3813), H755 [15FE]
      ------secure annuities of civilian employees (H.R. 3813), 
        consideration (H. Res. 547), H746 [15FE]
      FERC: ensure oil transported through the TransCanada Keystone XL 
        Pipeline is used in domestic commerce to reduce U.S. 
        dependence on foreign oil, H768, H769 [15FE]
      ------transfer permitting approval authority over construction 
        of the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline, H746, H753 [15FE]
      ------transfer permitting approval authority over construction 
        of the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline (H.R. 4348), H1937 
        [18AP]
      ------transfer permitting approval authority over construction 
        of the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline (H.R. 4348), motion to 
        instruct conferees, H3041 [17MY]
      Financial institutions: provide exception from requirement for 
        annual privacy notices for financial institutions which do not 
        share personal information with affiliates (H.R. 5817), H6582 
        [3DE]
      Food: strengthen Federal consumer product safety programs and 
        activities relative to commercially-marketed seafood (H.R. 
        6200), E1327 [25JY]
      Gambling: prohibit certain gaming activities on certain Indian 
        lands in Arizona (H.R. 2938), H3727 [18JN]
      Government regulations: exempt regulations that protect the 
        public from extreme weather events from regulatory freeze, 
        H5260 [25JY]
      ------prohibit agencies from taking any significant regulatory 
        action until the unemployment rate is equal to or less than a 
        certain level (H.R. 4078), H5229, H5260 [25JY]
      Gulf of Mexico: restore natural resources, ecosystems, 
        fisheries, habitats, and wetlands of Gulf Coast States, and 
        create jobs and revive economy of communities affected by the 
        Deepwater Horizon oil spill (H.R. 4348), H1937 [18AP]
      ------restore resources, ecosystems, fisheries, habitats, and 
        wetlands of Gulf Coast States, and create jobs and revive 
        economy of communities affected by Deepwater Horizon oil spill 
        (H.R. 4348), conference report, E1176 [28JN]
      ------restore resources, ecosystems, fisheries, habitats, and 
        wetlands of Gulf Coast States, and create jobs and revive 
        economy of communities affected by Deepwater Horizon oil spill 
        (H.R. 4348), motion to instruct conferees, H3041 [17MY]
      Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act: raise cap on certain 
        offshore oil and natural gas leasing revenue shared with Gulf 
        Coast States, H779 [15FE], H3910, H3911 [20JN]
      Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act: repeal health-care 
        related provisions (H.R. 6079), H4793 [11JY]
      ------repeal health-care related provisions (H.R. 6079), 
        consideration (H. Res. 724), H4718 [10JY]
      House of Representatives: appreciation for tributes, H4794 
        [11JY]
      House Rules: allow consideration of motions to suspend rules and 
        consider certain legislation (H. Res. 631), H2151 [26AP]
      ------allow consideration of motions to suspend rules and 
        consider certain legislation (H. Res. 779), H5937 [13SE]
      Information technology: preserve and advance the 
        multistakeholder governance model under which the Internet has 
        thrived (H. Con. Res. 127), H5601 [1AU]
      Medicaid: adjust cap on payments and statutory matching rate for 
        territories, H2628 [10MY]
      Medicare: reform, H1678 [28MR]
      Mining and mineral resources: allow mining projects that have 
        applied for a permit for mining critical minerals and 
        materials access to expedited review process instituted by the 
        lead Federal agency, H4846 [12JY]
      ------clarify definition of ``strategic and critical minerals'' 
        relative to efforts to promote domestic production of critical 
        minerals and materials, H4840 [12JY]
      ------promote domestic production of critical minerals and 
        materials (H.R. 4402), H4831, H4836, H4837, H4840, H4842, 
        H4843, H4846 [12JY]
      ------promote domestic production of critical minerals and 
        materials (H.R. 4402), consideration (H. Res. 726), H4793 
        [11JY]
      ------require mining companies to pay a royalty for value of 
        hardrock minerals mined on Federal lands and designate 
        revenues for cleanup of abandoned hardrock mines, H4842, H4843 
        [12JY]
      Native Americans: facilitate economic development by Indian 
        tribes and encourage investment by Turkish enterprises in 
        Native American communities (H.R. 2362), H5096 [23JY]
      Oceans: National Ocean Policy implementation funding, H2512 
        [9MY]
      Office of the Director of National Intelligence: allow elements 
        of the intelligence community to share cyber threat 
        intelligence with private-sector cybersecurity entities (H.R. 
        3523), consideration (H. Res. 631), H2151 [26AP]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: repeal (H.R. 6079), 
        H4793 [11JY]
      ------repeal (H.R. 6079), consideration (H. Res. 724), H4718 
        [10JY]
      Power resources: develop plan to increase oil and gas 
        exploration, development, and production under oil and gas 
        leases of Federal lands in response to Strategic Petroleum 
        Reserve drawdown (H.R. 4480), H3884, H3886, H3889, H3895, 
        H3903, H3906, H3907, H3908, H3909, H3910, H3911, H3912 [20JN], 
        H3920, H3921, H3922, H3927 [21JN]
      ------develop plan to increase oil and gas exploration, 
        development, and production under oil and gas leases of 
        Federal lands in response to Strategic Petroleum Reserve 
        drawdown (H.R. 4480), consideration (H. Res. 691), H3819 
        [20JN]
      Public lands: establish a pilot program to test a small increase 
        in Federal grazing fees, H3778 [19JN]
      ------improve management of grazing leases and permits, H3778 
        [19JN]
      Public utilities: establish a Federal renewable electricity and 
        energy efficiency standard for certain electric utilities, 
        H6241, H6242 [21SE]
      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, 
        H1937 [18AP], H3871 [20JN]
      Renewable energy: establish a Federal renewable energy standard, 
        H3819, H3884 [20JN]
      ------facilitate development of offshore wind energy resources, 
        H3920, H3921 [21JN]
      Roads and highways: extend Federal-aid highway, highway safety, 
        motor carrier safety, transit, and other Highway Trust Fund-
        funded programs pending enactment of a multiyear 
        reauthorization (H.R. 4348), H1937 [18AP]
      ------extend Federal-aid highway, highway safety, motor carrier 
        safety, transit, and other Highway Trust Fund-funded programs 
        pending enactment of a multiyear reauthorization (H.R. 4348), 
        conference report, E1176 [28JN]
      ------extend Federal-aid highway, highway safety, motor carrier 
        safety, transit, and other Highway Trust Fund-funded programs 
        pending enactment of a multiyear reauthorization (H.R. 4348), 
        motion to instruct conferees, H3041 [17MY], H3871 [20JN]
      San Joaquin River: address certain water-related concerns (H.R. 
        1837), H1045, H1070, H1071 [29FE]
      Science, Depts. of Justice and Commerce, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations (H.R. 5326), H2512 [9MY]
      Sports: protect and enhance opportunities for recreational 
        fishing, hunting, and shooting (H.R. 4089), consideration (H. 
        Res. 614), H1868 [17AP]
      ------protect and enhance opportunities for recreational 
        fishing, hunting, and shooting (H.R. 4089), motion to 
        recommit, H1895 [17AP]
      Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act: require officials 
        proposing rules to publish scientific studies relied upon in 
        developing such rules, H6213 [20SE]
      Taxation: expedite consideration of comprehensive tax reform 
        legislation (H.R. 6169), H5672 [2AU]
      ------extend credit for electricity produced from certain 
        renewable resources, H5168 [24JY]
      ------extend production tax credit for wind power, H6022 [14SE]
      ------repeal fossil fuel subsidies for large oil companies, H754 
        [15FE]
      Thomas P. O'Neill, Jr., Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham, MA: 
        designate (H.R. 4400), E586 [19AP]
      Thomas P. O'Neill, Jr. Federal Building, Washington, DC: 
        designate (H.R. 6604), H6476 [28NO]
      Transportation: authorize funds for Federal-aid highway, public 
        transportation, and highway and motor carrier safety programs 
        (H.R. 7), consideration (H. Res. 547), H746 [15FE]
      USEC Inc.: prohibit funding for domestic security-related 
        nuclear enrichment technology, H3095 [17MY], H3421 [5JN]
      Votes: position on missed, H2635 [10MY]
  Remarks in House relative to
      Tribute, H4794 [11JY]
  Tributes
      Doherty, Hugh M., E1350 [30JY]
      Frank, Representative, H7341, H7347 [19DE]
      Olver, Representative, H7341, H7347 [19DE]