[Congressional Record Index (2012)]
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McCAUL, MICHAEL T. (a Representative from Texas)

  Bills and resolutions cosponsored
      Abortion: protect pain-capable unborn children in the District 
        of Columbia (see H.R. 3803), H1808 [29MR]
      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), H1572 [26MR]
      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: award Purple Heart to members killed or wounded in 
        terrorist attacks perpetrated within the U.S. (see H.R. 5144), 
        H2270 [27AP]
      ------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), H6001 [13SE]
      ------ensure those killed and wounded at Fort Hood, TX, are 
        treated in the same manner as those killed or wounded in 
        combat zones, terrorist attacks, or in a contingency operation 
        (see H.R. 625), H1273 [7MR]
      ------tribute to members for service in Iraq (see H. Res. 528), 
        H181 [25JA]
      Army: expand retroactive eligibility of the Army Combat Action 
        Badge to include members who participated in combat during 
        which they engaged the enemy on or after December 7, 1941 (see 
        H.R. 1850), H2329 [7MY]
      Brig. Gen. Robert E. Galer Post Office Building, Gainesville, 
        TX: designate (see H.R. 6589), H6536 [29NO]
      Budget: modify discretionary spending limits to take into 
        account savings resulting from the reduction in the number of 
        Federal employees and apply savings to defense and non-defense 
        categories (see H.R. 3662), H903 [16FE]
      Bureau of Customs and Border Protection: provide for gathering 
        of copyright and trademark information on merchandise 
        presented for examination (see H.R. 6654), H7264 [18DE]
      Catholic Schools Week: recognize goals and honor contributions 
        of Catholic schools (see H. Res. 523), H158 [24JA]
      Committee on POW and MIA Affairs (House, Select): establish (see 
        H. Res. 111), H160 [24JA]
      Congress: approve permit for the Keystone XL Pipeline (see H.R. 
        3811), H158 [24JA] (see H.R. 4000), H692 [9FE]
      ------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]
      Crime: increase penalties for counterfeit drug trafficking (see 
        H.R. 3668), H2813 [16MY]
      Dept. of Defense: provide for transfer of excess aircraft to the 
        Forest Service for wildfire suppression activities (see H.R. 
        6248), H5628 [1AU]
      Dept. of HHS: ensure religious conscience protections relative 
        to insurance coverage of certain women's preventive health 
        services (see H.R. 3982), H727 [14FE]
      ------establish a National Pediatric Research Network (see H.R. 
        6163), H5923 [12SE]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: authorize, enhance, and reform 
        certain port security programs through increased efficiency 
        and risk-based coordination (see H.R. 4251), H1542 [22MR]
      Dept. of Justice: safeguard the Crime Victims Fund (see H.R. 
        1637), H5860 [11SE]
      Dept. of State: authorize payment of a reward to combat 
        transnational organized crime and for information concerning 
        foreign nationals wanted by international criminal tribunals 
        (see H.R. 4077), H1367 [16MR]
      ------designate the Haqqani network as a foreign terrorist 
        organization (see H.R. 3073), H3267 [30MY]
      ------require investigations into and a report on attacks on the 
        U.S. missions in Libya, Egypt, and Yemen (see H.R. 6511), 
        H6318 [26OC]
      ------require report on designation of Boko Haram as a foreign 
        terrorist organization (see H.R. 5822), H3103 [17MY]
      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]
      Drugs: address critical drug shortages (see H.R. 3839), H1367 
        [16MR]
      Ecuador: condemn repression of democracy and human rights, 
        express concern on lack of counternarcotics cooperation and 
        relationship with Iran, and discourage renewal of trade 
        preference systems (see H. Res. 745), H6234 [20SE]
      EPA: express that ``Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas 
        Emissions for New Stationary Sources--Electric Utility 
        Generating Units'' will lead to higher energy costs and 
        endanger jobs and the economy (see H. Res. 606), H1805 [29MR]
      ------prohibit certain exports of electronic waste (see H.R. 
        2284), H5130 [23JY]
      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]
      FDA: improve capacity to prevent drug shortages (see H.R. 2245), 
        H802 [15FE]
      FERC: transfer permitting approval authority over construction 
        of the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline (see H.R. 3548), H513 
        [6FE]
      Foreign aid: establish an interagency mechanism to coordinate 
        U.S. development programs and private sector investment 
        activities (see H.R. 6178), H5201 [24JY]
      Foreign policy: enhance security, bolster regional capacity to 
        counter threats, and promote cooperation to prevent nuclear, 
        chemical, and biological weapons proliferation in the Western 
        Hemisphere (see H.R. 6067), H4654 [29JN]
      Foreign trade: allow public-private partnerships to fund 
        additional staffing and alternative financing for 
        infrastructure improvements at land border ports of entry (see 
        H.R. 5964), H3806 [19JN]
      Health: repeal mandate that employers provide health insurance 
        for employees (see H.R. 1744), H6152 [19SE]
      Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act: deauthorize 
        appropriations (see H.R. 127), H5201 [24JY]
      ------repeal health-care related provisions (see H.R. 6079), 
        H4775 [10JY]
      Immigration: provide for visas for certain advanced science, 
        technology, engineering, or math (STEM) graduates and 
        eliminate the diversity immigrant program (see H.R. 6429), 
        H6068 [18SE]
      Insurance: allow enforcement of State disclosure laws and access 
        to courts for covered Holocaust-era insurance policy claims 
        (see H.R. 890), H1153 [5MR]
      ------repeal medical loss ratio requirements for health 
        insurance (see H.R. 2077), H6001 [13SE]
      International Olympic Committee: recognize a moment of silence 
        at future Olympic opening ceremonies to honor those who lost 
        their lives at 1972 Munich Olympics (see H. Res. 663), H3578 
        [6JN]
      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), H77 [18JA]
      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), H1805 
        [29MR]
      ------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]
      ------recognize Jerusalem as capital and support relocation of 
        U.S. Embassy (see H.R. 1006), H4869 [13JY]
      Law enforcement officers: recognize importance of Federal law 
        enforcement officers to U.S. national security and 
        counterterrorism (see H. Res. 776), H6069 [18SE]
      Mexico: apply whole-of-government plan, in coordination with 
        Mexican Government, to combat Mexican-based transnational 
        criminal organizations (see H.R. 6280), H5704 [2AU]
      NASA: preserve U.S. space leadership by establishing a Board of 
        Directors to review and reform space programs and extend the 
        term of the Administrator (see H.R. 6491), H6274 [21SE]
      National Eagle Scout Day: designate (see H. Res. 716), H4604 
        [28JN]
      National Engineers Week: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 
        552), H902 [16FE]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: deauthorize 
        appropriations (see H.R. 127), H5201 [24JY]
      ------delay implementation until Supreme Court determination of 
        constitutionality of federally-imposed mandate requiring 
        individuals to purchase health insurance (see H.R. 663), H1846 
        [16AP]
      ------prevent from establishing health care provider standards 
        of care in medical malpractice or medical product liability 
        cases (see H.R. 816), H3481 [5JN]
      ------repeal (see H.R. 6079), H4775 [10JY]
      ------repeal annual fee on health insurance providers (see H.R. 
        1370), H4064 [26JN]
      ------repeal prohibition on using medical savings account funds 
        to purchase over-the-counter medications (see H.R. 2529), H115 
        [23JA]
      Ports: recognize importance to the U.S. economy and national 
        security, strengthen seaport-related infrastructure, and 
        express gratitude to port employees (see H. Res. 592), H1572 
        [26MR]
      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), H28 [17JA]
      Pro Football Hall of Fame: mint coins in recognition and 
        celebration (see H.R. 4104), H1392 [19MR]
      Public welfare programs: prohibit waivers relative to compliance 
        with Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program work 
        requirements (see H.R. 6140), H5079 [19JY]
      Securities: provide one-time payments from the SIPC Fund for 
        customers during a pending lawsuit by the SEC against the 
        Securities Investor Protection Corp. (see H.R. 4002), H692 
        [9FE]
      Space policy: confirm full ownership rights for astronauts of 
        certain artifacts from space missions (see H.R. 4158), H4908 
        [17JY]
      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), H1808 [29MR]
      Tariff Act: increase dollar amount requirements for articles and 
        merchandise under administrative exemptions and entry under 
        regulations provisions (see H.R. 1653), H5766 [10SE]
      Taxation: promote charitable donations of qualified vehicles 
        (see H.R. 860), H6061 [14SE]
      ------provide a deduction for domestic business income of 
        qualified small businesses (see H.R. 9), H1543 [22MR]
      ------repeal the individual and employer health insurance 
        mandates (see H.R. 6048), H4603 [28JN]
      ------require individuals to provide their Social Security 
        number in order to claim the refundable portion of the child 
        tax credit (see H.R. 1956), H3700 [8JN]
      Transportation Security Administration: allow transportation 
        worker identification credentials (TWIC) applicants to 
        remotely apply for issuance, renewal, or activation (see H.R. 
        3173), H2329 [7MY]
      U.N. Arms Trade Treaty: oppose (see H. Res. 814), H6428 [16NO]
      Veterans: improve ability of health care professionals to treat 
        veterans via telemedicine (see H.R. 6107), H4862 [12JY]
  Bills and resolutions introduced
      Dept. of Homeland Security: create independent advisory panel to 
        assess management structure and capabilities and make 
        recommendations to improve efficiency and effectiveness (see 
        H.R. 5913), H3660 [7JN]
      ------provide certain information to intellectual property right 
        owners of semiconductor chip products to facilitate 
        identification of suspected counterfeit microchips (see H.R. 
        6012), H3975 [21JN]
      Dept. of State: designate as foreign terrorist organizations 
        certain Mexican drug cartels and submit a report on activities 
        assisting Mexico with drug cartel violence (see H.R. 4303), 
        H1803 [29MR]
      ------designate the Qods Force, a unit of Iran's Islamic 
        Revolutionary Guards Corps, as a foreign terrorist 
        organization (see H.R. 4228), H1496 [21MR]
      Foreign aid: suspend aid to Libya and Egypt until a formal 
        apology is issued condemning attacks on, and safety of 
        personnel is assured at U.S. Embassies in Benghazi, Libya and 
        Cairo, Egypt (see H. Res. 783), H6000 [13SE]
      Pakistan: restrict assistance to Pakistan unless the Dept. of 
        State certifies that Pakistan is not aiding, assisting, 
        advising, or informing the Haqqani network in any capacity 
        (see H.R. 4110), H1100 [29FE]
      Taiwan: resume normal diplomatic relations (see H. Con. Res. 
        122), H2320 [7MY]
      U.N.: oppose any resolution endorsing an international code of 
        conduct for information security in order to preserve, 
        enhance, and increase access to an open, global Internet (see 
        H. Con. Res. 114), H1571 [26MR] (see H. Res. 628), H2031 
        [19AP]
  Constitutional authority statements
      Dept. of Homeland Security: create independent advisory panel to 
        assess management structure and capabilities and make 
        recommendations to improve efficiency and effectiveness (H.R. 
        5913), H3661 [7JN]
      ------provide certain information to intellectual property right 
        owners of semiconductor chip products to facilitate 
        identification of suspected counterfeit microchips (H.R. 
        6012), H3976 [21JN]
      Dept. of State: designate as foreign terrorist organizations 
        certain Mexican drug cartels and submit a report on activities 
        assisting Mexico with drug cartel violence (H.R. 4303), H1805 
        [29MR]
      ------designate the Qods Force, a unit of Iran's Islamic 
        Revolutionary Guards Corps, as a foreign terrorist 
        organization, H1497 [21MR]
      Pakistan: restrict assistance to Pakistan unless the Dept. of 
        State certifies that Pakistan is not aiding, assisting, 
        advising, or informing the Haqqani network in any capacity 
        (H.R. 4110), H1100 [29FE]
  Remarks
      Committee on Oversight and Government Reform (House): initiate 
        or intervene in judicial proceedings to enforce certain 
        subpoenas issued to Attorney General Holder (H. Res. 706), 
        H4419 [28JN]
      Computers: advance cybersecurity research, development, and 
        technical standards (H.R. 2096), H2215, H2218, H2221 [27AP]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: create independent advisory panel to 
        assess management structure and capabilities and make 
        recommendations to improve efficiency and effectiveness (H.R. 
        5913), H6434, H6435, H6436 [27NO]
      ------establish Border Enforcement Security Task Force, 
        H3245 [30MY]
      Law enforcement: coordinate efforts to protect U.S. border 
        cities from drug trafficking, gunrunning, illegal alien 
        smuggling, violence, and kidnapping along and across U.S. 
        borders (H.R. 915), H3245 [30MY]
      ------coordinate efforts to protect U.S. border cities from drug 
        trafficking, gunrunning, illegal alien smuggling, violence, 
        and kidnapping along and across U.S. borders (H.R. 915), 
        Senate amendment, H6437, H6439 [27NO]
      Taiwan Relations Act: anniversary, E517 [30MR], 
        E1247 [12JY]
  Tributes
      Campbell, Robert N., III, E809 [16MY]
      Hall, Representative, E1837 [29NO]
      Lott, William A., E1296 [23JY]
      Roland, Bud, H5137 [24JY]