[Congressional Record Index (2012)]
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McCOTTER, THADDEUS G. (a Representative from Michigan)

  Bills and resolutions cosponsored
      Abortion: ensure that women seeking an abortion receive an 
        ultrasound and the opportunity to review the ultrasound before 
        giving informed consent to receive an abortion (see H.R. 
        3805), H114 [23JA]
      ------prohibit Federal assistance for telemedicine abortions and 
        ban interstate abortions using telemedicine technology (see 
        H.R. 5731), H2645 [10MY]
      ------protect pain-capable unborn children in the District of 
        Columbia (see H.R. 3803), H441 [2FE]
      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), H4158 [27JN]
      ------protect child custody arrangements for parents who are 
        members (see H.R. 4201), H2289 [27AP]
      ------provide for forgiveness of certain overpayments of retired 
        pay paid to deceased retired members following their death 
        (see H.R. 493), H159 [24JA]
      ------provide for treatment of autism under TRICARE (see H.R. 
        2288), H1210 [6MR]
      ------tribute to members for service in Iraq (see H. Res. 528), 
        H181 [25JA]
      BLM: provide for certain oversight and approval on any decision 
        to close national monument land to recreational shooting (see 
        H.R. 3440), H441 [2FE]
      Buy American Week: designate (see H. Res. 705), H4064 [26JN]
      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), H1428 [20MR]
      Congress: approve permit for the Keystone XL Pipeline (see H.R. 
        3811), H950 [24FE]
      ------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), H27 [17JA]
      Corps of Engineers: compel completion of the Great Lakes and 
        Mississippi River Interbasin Study within a certain time 
        period and focus attention on permanent prevention of aquatic 
        nuisance species (see H.R. 4406), H2647 [10MY]
      Crime: establish criminal offense for fraudulent claims about 
        military service (see H.R. 1775), H79 [18JA]
      Defense Production Act: clarify interpretation does not allow 
        confiscation of personal property or forced conscription into 
        the Armed Forces, unwilling labor, or relinquishing of goods 
        or services without compensation (see H. Con. Res. 110), H2329 
        [7MY]
      Dept. of HHS: collaborate with other departments on epilepsy 
        education and awareness programs (see H. Res. 298), H694 [9FE]
      ------ensure religious conscience protections relative to 
        insurance coverage of certain women's preventive health 
        services (see H.R. 3897), H694 [9FE] (see H.R. 3982), H1847 
        [16AP]
      ------establish permanent national surveillance systems for 
        multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, and other 
        neurological diseases and disorders (see H.R. 2595), H694 
        [9FE]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: modify requirements for the visa 
        waiver program (see H.R. 3855), H2647 [10MY]
      Dept. of Justice: prohibit tracking and cataloguing purchases of 
        multiple rifles and shotguns (see H.R. 3814), H376 [1FE]
      Dept. of Labor: prohibit finalization of certain proposed child 
        labor rules relative to family farming (see H.R. 4157), H2447 
        [8MY]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: clarify presumptions relating to 
        exposure of certain veterans who served in the vicinity of 
        Vietnam (see H.R. 3612), H2329 [7MY]
      ------inter in national cemeteries individuals who supported the 
        U.S. in Laos during the Vietnamese Conflict era (see H.R. 
        3192), H2647 [10MY]
      Diseases: establish a National Acquired Bone Marrow Failure 
        Disease Registry and authorize research on acquired bone 
        marrow failure diseases (see H.R. 640), H182 [25JA]
      ------expand research and awareness activities relative to 
        scleroderma (see H.R. 1672), H441 [2FE]
      Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act: repeal sunset 
        on expansion of the adoption credit and adoption assistance 
        programs (see H.R. 184), H641 [8FE]
      Economy: spur economic growth and create jobs (see H.R. 3400), 
        H220 [31JA]
      EPA: prohibit regulation of firearm ammunition or fishing tackle 
        based on material composition (see H.R. 1445), H1428 [20MR]
      Families and domestic relations: constitutional amendment on 
        parental rights (see H.J. Res. 110), H4656 [29JN]
      Federal Housing Finance Agency: submit quarterly reports to 
        Congress during the conservatorship of Fannie Mae or Freddie 
        Mac (see H.R. 31), H1209 [6MR]
      Financial institutions: enhance ability of community banks to 
        foster economic growth and serve their communities, boost 
        small businesses, and increase individual savings (see H.R. 
        1697), H1017 [28FE]
      Firearms: facilitate establishment of additional or expanded 
        public target ranges in certain States (see H.R. 3065), H1915 
        [17AP]
      ------more comprehensively address the interstate transportation 
        of firearms or ammunition (see H.R. 4269), H2329 [7MY]
      Foreign trade: apply countervailing duties to nonmarket economy 
        countries (see H.R. 4105), H1099 [29FE]
      ------prevent importation of merchandise into the U.S. in a 
        manner that evades antidumping and countervailing duty orders 
        (see H.R. 3057), H2569 [9MY]
      Garibaldi, Giuseppe: award Congressional Gold Medal posthumously 
        (see H.R. 742), H1741 [28MR]
      Health: prohibit misleading and deceptive advertising or 
        representation in the provision of health care services and 
        require identification of the license of health care 
        professionals (see H.R. 451), H3661 [7JN]
      Housing: clarify treatment of homeowner warranties under current 
        law (see H.R. 2446), H966 [27FE]
      Iran: clarify treatment of the interests of Iran in certain 
        assets (see H.R. 4070), H1274 [7MR]
      ------condemn continued persecution, imprisonment, and 
        sentencing of Youcef Nadarkhani on the charge of apostasy (see 
        H. Res. 556), H950 [24FE]
      ------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), H1306 [8MR]
      Israel: authorize further assistance to Israel for the Iron Dome 
        anti-missile defense system (see H.R. 4229), H2663 [11MY]
      ------independence anniversary (see H. Con. Res. 115), H2648 
        [10MY]
      ------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]
      Italy: anniversary of unification (see H.R. 742), H1741 [28MR]
      Lance Cpl. Anthony A. DiLisio Clinton-Macomb Carrier Annex, 
        Macomb, MI: designate (see H.R. 5738), H3363 [31MY]
      March of Dimes Foundation: mint coins in recognition and 
        celebration (see H.R. 3187), H1428 [20MR]
      Medicare: ensure more timely access to home health services for 
        beneficiaries (see H.R. 2267), H2569 [9MY]
      ------extended coverage of immunosuppressive drugs for kidney 
        transplant patients and other renal dialysis provisions (see 
        H.R. 2969), H1306 [8MR]
      ------improve access to, and increase utilization of, bone mass 
        measurement benefits (see H.R. 2020), H159 [24JA]
      ------provide for payment for services of qualified radiologist 
        assistants (see H.R. 3032), H1274 [7MR]
      ------recognize certain certified diabetes educators as 
        certified providers for purposes of outpatient diabetes self-
        management training services (see H.R. 2787), H376 [1FE]
      ------repeal competitive acquisition program for durable medical 
        equipment and prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS) in 
        a budget neutral manner (see H.R. 1041), H1273 [7MR]
      National Credit Union Administration: clarify authority to 
        improve credit union safety and soundness (see H.R. 3993), 
        H1018 [28FE]
      National Eagle Scout Day: designate (see H. Res. 716), H4604 
        [28JN]
      Nicklaus, Jack: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 4040), 
        H1498 [21MR]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: ensure coverage 
        offered under multi-State qualified health plans offered in 
        exchanges is consistent with the Federal abortion funding ban 
        (see H.R. 4971), H2267 [27AP]
      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), H1391 
        [19MR]
      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]
      ------prevent payment for services to individuals appointed 
        during a Senate recess to fill a vacancy that existed when the 
        Senate was in session (see H.R. 3770), H945 [17FE]
      Pro Football Hall of Fame: mint coins in recognition and 
        celebration (see H.R. 4104), H2715 [15MY]
      Schools: express support for prayer at school board meetings 
        (see H. Res. 662), H4158 [27JN]
      ------prohibit Federal education funding for elementary or 
        secondary schools that provide access to emergency postcoital 
        contraception (see H.R. 4046), H801 [15FE]
      Sudan: continue restrictions unless the President certifies that 
        Sudan is no longer engaged in training, harboring, supplying, 
        financing, or supporting in any way the Lord's Resistance Army 
        (see H.R. 895), H1497 [21MR]
      Taxation: extend the research credit and increase and make 
        permanent the alternative simplified research credit (see H.R. 
        942), H2663 [11MY]
      ------improve access to health care by expanding health savings 
        accounts (see H.R. 2010), H115 [23JA]
      ------prohibit requirement that taxpayers reconcile amounts 
        relative to reportable payment transactions to amounts related 
        to gross receipts and sales (see H.R. 3877), H1017 [28FE]
      ------provide a tax incentive for installation and maintenance 
        of mechanical insulation property (see H.R. 2866), H187 [27JA]
      ------support and strengthen tax incentives for retirement 
        savings (see H. Con. Res. 101), H901 [16FE]
      Trafficking Victims Protection Act: authorize appropriations and 
        enhance measures to combat trafficking in persons (see H.R. 
        3589), H376 [1FE]
      Unemployment: include discouraged and marginally attached 
        workers in official measure of national unemployment (see H.R. 
        4128), H1916 [17AP]
      Veterans: exempt health care programs from sequestration (see 
        H.R. 3895), H1847 [16AP]
      Violence Against Women Act: reauthorize (see H.R. 4970), H2329 
        [7MY]
      Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act: clarify 
        provisions relative to regulation of municipal advisors (see 
        H.R. 2827), H2072 [24AP]
      World War II: award Congressional Gold Medal to members of the 
        Civil Air Patrol (see H.R. 719), H220 [31JA]
  Letters
      Resignation from the House of Representatives: by, H4660 [9JY]
  Poems
      ``Peace,'' Rupert Brooke, H1119 [1MR]
  Remarks
      American Heart Association: tribute to National Wear Red Day, 
        H443 [3FE]
      American Plastic Toys, Inc.: anniversary, E906 [30MY]
      Dept. of HHS: ensure religious conscience protections relative 
        to insurance coverage of certain women's preventive health 
        services, H578 [8FE]
      Employment: importance of manufacturing jobs, H578 [8FE]
      Livonia, MI: anniversary of Marycrest Manor Skilled Nursing and 
        Rehabilitation Center, E220 [16FE]
      ------tribute to Ladywood High School girls' softball team, 
        E1123 [21JN]
      Novi, MI: tribute to Detroit Catholic Central High School 
        wrestling team, H951 [27FE]
      Office of the U.S. Trade Representative: Interagency Trade 
        Enforcement Center funding through reductions in NASA Cross-
        Agency Support funding, H2361 [8MY]
      Poverty: emancipate the poor by urging empowerment and self-
        reliance, H378 [2FE]
      San Joaquin River: address certain water-related concerns (H.R. 
        1837), consideration (H. Res. 566), H1035 [29FE]
      Science, Depts. of Justice and Commerce, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations (H.R. 5326), H2361 [8MY]
  Resignations
      House of Representatives, H4660 [9JY]
  Tributes
      Breitbart, Andrew, H1119 [1MR]
      Collett, Rachel, E52 [23JA]
      McEachern, Donna, E1045 [15JN]
      Morton, Kent, E55 [23JA]
      Pastor, Carol, E354 [8MR]
      Phillips, Bridget, E586 [19AP]
      Saxton, William E., E1016 [7JN]
      Shufflebarger, Arthur, E1050 [15JN]
      Spellich, David, E214 [16FE]