[Congressional Record Index (2012)]
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MATHESON, JIM (a Representative from Utah)

  Amendments
      Energy and water development: making appropriations (H.R. 5325), 
        H3415, H3482 [5JN]
  Bills and resolutions cosponsored
      Bankruptcy: require disclosure by certain trusts of quarterly 
        reports that contain detailed information on receipt and 
        disposition of claims for injuries based on exposure to 
        asbestos and filing of such reports (see H.R. 4369), H1914 
        [17AP]
      Budget: increase long-term fiscal accountability of direct 
        spending legislation (see H.R. 6525), H6275 [21SE]
      ------subject the pay of the President, Vice-President, and 
        Members of Congress to any sequestration order (see H.R. 
        6438), H6151 [19SE]
      Bureau of Reclamation: maintain annual base funding for the 
        Upper Colorado and San Juan Rivers fish recovery programs (see 
        H.R. 6060), H4654 [29JN]
      Commission To Accelerate the End of Breast Cancer: establish 
        (see H.R. 3067), H2569 [9MY]
      Commodity Exchange Act: clarify definition of swap dealer (see 
        H.R. 3527), H79 [18JA]
      Congress: approve construction, operation, and maintenance of 
        the northern portion of the Keystone XL pipeline from the 
        Canadian border to the South Dakota/Nebraska border (see H.R. 
        6164), H5130 [23JY]
      Conservation of energy: promote efficient energy use in the 
        Federal and private sectors (see H.R. 4017), H725 [14FE]
      Courts: clarify liability protections regarding emergency use of 
        automated external defibrillators (see H.R. 3511), H1135 [1MR]
      Dept. of HHS: establish and implement a Pancreatic Cancer 
        Initiative (see H.R. 733), H3577 [6JN]
      ------improve health of children, reduce occurrence of sudden 
        unexpected infant death, and enhance public health activities 
        relative to stillbirth (see H.R. 3418), H2447 [8MY]
      ------require a criminal background check for a child care staff 
        member of any child care provider in a State that receives 
        funds from the Child Care and Development Block Grant Program 
        (see H.R. 1726), H2715 [15MY]
      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), 
        H1134 [1MR]
      Depts. of the Interior and Agriculture: expedite forest 
        management projects relative to hazardous fuels reduction, 
        forest health, and economic development (see H.R. 5744), H2712 
        [15MY]
      Diseases: establish a comprehensive interagency response to 
        reduce lung cancer mortality in a timely manner (see H.R. 
        1394), H3363 [31MY]
      ------expand research, prevention, and awareness activities 
        relative to pulmonary fibrosis (see H.R. 2505), H6001 [13SE]
      Employment: make E-verify program for employment eligibility 
        confirmation permanent and mandatory (see H.R. 2885), H115 
        [23JA]
      EPA: allow for the distribution, sale, and consumption of 
        remaining inventories of over-the-counter chlorofluorocarbon 
        (CFC) epinephrine inhalers (see H.R. 6190), H5290 [25JY]
      ------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), 
        H3163 [18MY]
      ------establish certification system for the validity of credits 
        to comply with the renewable fuel program (see H.R. 6444), 
        H6230 [20SE]
      FDA: ensure appointments to advisory committees are made to 
        promote scientific and technical expertise while minimizing 
        conflicts of interest (see H.R. 3206), H220 [31JA]
      ------expedite process for requesting de novo classification of 
        a device (see H.R. 3203), H376 [1FE]
      ------extend period for a first applicant relative to a generic 
        drug and to obtain tentative approval without forfeiting the 
        exclusivity period (see H.R. 4332), H1978 [18AP]
      ------provide incentives for the development of qualified 
        infectious disease products (see H.R. 2182), H571 [7FE]
      ------provide predictability, consistency, and transparency to 
        the premarket review process (see H.R. 3209), H220 [31JA]
      Federal agencies and departments: intensify efforts to identify, 
        prevent, and recover payment error, waste, fraud, and abuse 
        within Federal spending (see H.R. 4053), H900 [16FE]
      Health: extend health information technology assistance 
        eligibility to behavioral health, mental health, and substance 
        abuse professionals and facilities (see H.R. 6043), H6280 
        [21SE]
      House Rules: prevent creation of duplicative and overlapping 
        Federal programs (see H. Res. 623), H3105 [17MY]
      Housing: enable Federal and State chartered banks and thrifts to 
        meet the credit needs of homebuilders, and provide liquidity 
        and ensure stable credit for meeting the need for new homes 
        (see H.R. 1755), H1134 [1MR]
      Hydroelectric power: improve (see H.R. 5892), H3480 [5JN]
      Information technology: preserve and advance the 
        multistakeholder governance model under which the Internet has 
        thrived (see H. Con. Res. 127), H3578 [6JN]
      Iran: express importance of preventing acquisition of nuclear 
        weapons capability and continue economic and diplomatic 
        pressure to secure nonproliferation agreement (see H. Res. 
        568), H1274 [7MR]
      IRS: make the Free File Program permanent (see H.R. 2569), H903 
        [16FE]
      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), H1274 [7MR]
      Lions Clubs: mint coins in commemoration of centennial of 
        establishment (see H.R. 2139), H4864 [12JY]
      March of Dimes Foundation: mint coins in recognition and 
        celebration (see H.R. 3187), H4775 [10JY]
      Medicaid: cover physician services delivered by podiatric 
        physicians to ensure access by beneficiaries to appropriate 
        quality foot and ankle care (see H.R. 3364), H1428 [20MR]
      Medicare: modernize payments for ambulatory surgical centers 
        (see H.R. 2108), H476 [3FE]
      ------provide coverage of services of qualified respiratory 
        therapists performed under the general supervision of a 
        physician (see H.R. 941), H1428 [20MR]
      Members of Congress: 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), H159 [24JA]
      Mining and mineral resources: promote domestic production of 
        critical minerals and materials (see H.R. 4402), H3976 [21JN]
      National Association of Registered Agents and Brokers: reform 
        (see H.R. 1112), H3404 [1JN]
      Nicklaus, Jack: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 4040), 
        H1274 [7MR]
      Plants: limit application of laws prohibiting trade in plants 
        that have been illegally taken, transported, or sold to 
        products imported before a certain date (see H.R. 3210), H803 
        [15FE]
      Power resources: authorize research, development, and 
        demonstration activities that enable the safe and responsible 
        production of U.S. domestic unconventional oil and gas 
        resources (see H.R. 6603), H6536 [29NO]
      ------streamline criteria for storage and dispensing of fuels, 
        provide liability protection for fuel retailers, and ensure 
        retailers' equipment is safe and compatible to sell new fuels 
        (see H.R. 4345), H3267 [30MY]
      Religion: honor historical contributions of Catholic sisters 
        (see H. Res. 689), H4158 [27JN]
      Schools: address and take action to prevent bullying and 
        harassment of students (see H.R. 1648), H3105 [17MY]
      Taxation: establish ABLE accounts to pay for qualified 
        disability expenses of family members with disabilities (see 
        H.R. 3423), H2647 [10MY]
      ------exclude from gross income any prizes or awards received by 
        Olympic medal winners (see H.R. 6267), H5712 [2AU]
      ------facilitate water leasing and water transfers to promote 
        conservation and efficiency (see H.R. 6462), H6231 [20SE]
      ------increase and extend deduction for certain expenses of 
        elementary and secondary school teachers (see H.R. 694), H5526 
        [31JY]
      ------prevent further restriction of Federal income tax 
        deduction for interest paid on debt secured by a first or 
        second home (see H. Res. 25), H2813 [16MY]
      ------provide for equalization of the excise tax on liquefied 
        natural gas and per energy equivalent of diesel (see H.R. 
        3832), H4158 [27JN]
      ------repeal estate and generation-skipping taxes (see H.R. 
        1259), H3577 [6JN]
      ------support and strengthen tax incentives for retirement 
        savings (see H. Con. Res. 101), H901 [16FE]
      ------treat computer technology and equipment as eligible higher 
        education expenses under certain college savings plans and 
        allow certain individuals a credit for contributions to such 
        plans (see H.R. 529), H3363 [31MY]
      Udall, Stewart L.: award Congressional Gold Medal posthumously 
        (see H.R. 6494), H6274 [21SE]
      Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act: clarify 
        provisions relative to regulation of municipal advisors (see 
        H.R. 2827), H727 [14FE]
      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), H3363 
        [31MY]
      World War II: award Congressional Gold Medal to members of the 
        Civil Air Patrol (see H.R. 719), H1273 [7MR]
  Bills and resolutions introduced
      CPSC: require residential carbon monoxide detectors to meet 
        certain safety standards and encourage States to require 
        installation of such detectors in homes (see H.R. 4326), H1804 
        [29MR]
      Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest: designate certain lands as 
        wilderness (see H.R. 4267), H1641 [27MR]
      Utah: authorize a land exchange between the Ute Indian Tribe and 
        the State Institutional Trust Land Administration (see H.R. 
        4027), H725 [14FE]
  Constitutional authority statements
      CPSC: require residential carbon monoxide detectors to meet 
        certain safety standards and encourage States to require 
        installation of such detectors in homes (H.R. 4326), H1806 
        [29MR]
      Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest: designate certain lands as 
        wilderness (H.R. 4267), H1641 [27MR]
      Utah: authorize a land exchange between the Ute Indian Tribe and 
        the State Institutional Trust Land Administration (H.R. 4027), 
        H726 [14FE]
  Remarks
      Dept. of Energy: non-defense environmental cleanup funding 
        through reductions in National Nuclear Security Administration 
        funding, H3415 [5JN]
      Energy and water development: making appropriations (H.R. 5325), 
        H3415 [5JN]
      FERC: transfer permitting approval authority over construction 
        of the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline (H.R. 4348), motion to 
        instruct conferees, H3040 [17MY]
      Gulf of Mexico: 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, 
        H3040 [17MY]
      Health: reduce health care and insurance costs through medical 
        malpractice tort reform (H.R. 5), H1513 [22MR]
      Health care professionals: limit liability of volunteers who 
        provide health care services in response to a disaster, H1513 
        [22MR]
      Murray, UT: anniversary of Murray City Library, E161 
        [8FE]
      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), motion to instruct conferees, 
        H3040 [17MY]
      Utah: authorize a land exchange between the Ute Indian Tribe and 
        the State Institutional Trust Land Administration (H.R. 4027), 
        H3713 [18JN]