[Congressional Record Index (2012)]
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McKEON, HOWARD P. ``BUCK'' (a Representative from California)

  Amendments
      Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military 
        activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military 
        construction (H.R. 4310), H2997 [17MY]
  Appointments
      Conferee: H.R. 4310, Dept. of Defense appropriations for 
        military activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and 
        military construction, H6782 [13DE]
  Bills and resolutions cosponsored
      Agriculture: provide for a uniform national standard for the 
        housing and treatment of egg-laying hens (see H.R. 3798), 
        H1306 [8MR]
      Armed Forces: extend military commissary and exchange store 
        privileges to members who are involuntarily separated with a 
        service-connected disability and their dependents (see H.R. 
        6488), H6274 [21SE]
      ------protect child custody arrangements for parents who are 
        members (see H.R. 4201), H2289 [27AP]
      Budget: require the President to provide a report detailing the 
        sequester required by the Budget Control Act (see H.R. 5872), 
        H3362 [31MY]
      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]
      Cecil E. Bolt Post Office, Fowler, CA: designate (see H.R. 
        4389), H1976 [18AP]
      Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services: improve operations of 
        recovery auditors under the Medicare Integrity Program to 
        increase transparency and accuracy in audits conducted by 
        contractors (see H.R. 6575), H6397 [15NO]
      Congressional Budget Act: amend relative to the scoring of 
        preventive health savings (see H.R. 6482), H6397 [15NO]
      Crime: prohibit attendance of an animal fighting venture (see 
        H.R. 2492), H4828 [11JY]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: 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: require a report on designation of the Haqqani 
        network as a foreign terrorist organization (see H.R. 6036), 
        H4156 [27JN]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: enable certain nonprofit 
        organizations that serve homeless veterans to participate in 
        the Grant and Per Diem Program to provide transitional housing 
        or facilities for homeless veterans (see H.R. 5830), H5526 
        [31JY]
      Depts. of the Interior and Agriculture: prohibit from taking 
        action on public lands which impede border security on such 
        lands (see H.R. 1505), H1642 [27MR]
      Disasters: provide construction, architectural, and engineering 
        entities with qualified immunity from liability for negligence 
        when providing volunteer services or equipment in response to 
        a declared emergency or disaster (see H.R. 1145), H2715 [15MY]
      Diseases: expand research and awareness activities relative to 
        scleroderma (see H.R. 1672), H5328 [26JY]
      Dryden Flight Research Center, Palmdale, CA: redesignate as the 
        Neil A. Armstrong Flight Research Center and the Western 
        Aeronautical Test Range as the Hugh L. Dryden Aeronautical 
        Test Range (see H.R. 6612), H6535 [29NO]
      Employment: reform and strengthen the workforce investment 
        system (see H.R. 4297), H1803 [29MR]
      Financial institutions: make certain improvements relative to 
        proprietary trading by banking entities (see H.R. 6524), H6397 
        [15NO]
      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]
      Health care facilities: protect interests of residents of 
        intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded in 
        certain class action lawsuits and Dept. of Justice actions 
        (see H.R. 2032), H4828 [11JY]
      Health care professionals: limit liability of volunteers who 
        provide health care services in response to a disaster (see 
        H.R. 3586), H1642 [27MR]
      Horse Protection Act: designate additional unlawful acts, 
        strengthen penalties for violations, and improve Dept. of 
        Agriculture enforcement (see H.R. 6388), H6397 [15NO]
      Immigration: make detention and deportation mandatory for 
        illegal aliens convicted of drunk driving (see H.R. 3808), 
        H1978 [18AP]
      Insurance: establish a program to provide guarantees for debt 
        issued by State catastrophe insurance programs to assist in 
        financial recovery from natural catastrophes (see H.R. 3125), 
        H6001 [13SE]
      ------preserve consumer and employer access to licensed 
        independent insurance producers (see H.R. 1206), H2288 [27AP]
      Iran: 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]
      Israel: authorize further assistance to Israel for the Iron Dome 
        anti-missile defense system (see H.R. 4229), H1742 [28MR]
      ------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), H1808 [29MR]
      Languages: repeal Executive order on providing access to Federal 
        programs and activities for persons with limited English 
        proficiency (see H.R. 1307), H4828 [11JY]
      Lieutenant Kenneth M. Ballard Memorial Post Office, Mountain 
        View, CA: designate (see H.R. 6260), H5766 [10SE]
      March of Dimes Foundation: mint coins in recognition and 
        celebration (see H.R. 3187), H2569 [9MY]
      Medicare: establish a market pricing program for durable medical 
        equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS) (see 
        H.R. 6490), H6578 [30NO]
      National Eagle Scout Day: designate (see H. Res. 716), H4604 
        [28JN]
      NATO: strengthen (see H.R. 4243), H4656 [29JN]
      Nelson `Mac' MacWilliams Post Office Building, Ramona, CA: 
        designate (see H.R. 4062), H901 [16FE]
      Nicklaus, Jack: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 4040), 
        H1101 [29FE]
      Office of the Director of National Intelligence: allow elements 
        of the intelligence community to share cyber threat 
        intelligence with private-sector cybersecurity entities (see 
        H.R. 3523), H1915 [17AP]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: repeal annual fee on 
        health insurance providers (see H.R. 1370), H5331 [30JY]
      Postal Inspector Terry Asbury Post Office Building, Simi Valley, 
        CA: designate (see H.R. 6587), H6343 [13NO]
      Private First Class Victor A. Dew Post Office, Roseville, CA: 
        designate (see H.R. 3892), H440 [2FE]
      Pro Football Hall of Fame: mint coins in recognition and 
        celebration (see H.R. 4104), H2715 [15MY]
      SBA: consolidate and revise guidelines relative to contract 
        bundling (see H.R. 4081), H1916 [17AP]
      ------reform role of procurement center representatives in the 
        Federal contracting acquisition process (see H.R. 3980), H1916 
        [17AP]
      Taxation: exclude from gross income any discharge of 
        indebtedness income on education loans of deceased veterans 
        (see H.R. 5044), H2268 [27AP]
      ------prevent further restriction of Federal income tax 
        deduction for interest paid on debt secured by a first or 
        second home (see H. Res. 25), H1274 [7MR]
      ------prohibit requirement that taxpayers reconcile amounts 
        relative to reportable payment transactions to amounts related 
        to gross receipts and sales (see H.R. 3877), H1741 [28MR]
      ------repeal the individual and employer health insurance 
        mandates (see H.R. 6048), H4603 [28JN]
      ------support and strengthen tax incentives for retirement 
        savings (see H. Con. Res. 101), H901 [16FE]
      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), H3171 [25MY]
      Transportation: allow additional transit systems greater 
        flexibility with certain public transportation projects (see 
        H.R. 3545), H221 [31JA]
      Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest: convey a small parcel of 
        land to Brigham Young University (see H.R. 4484), H2064 [24AP]
      Water Protection and Reinvestment Trust Fund: establish (see 
        H.R. 6249), H6152 [19SE]
      World War II: anniversary of the Guadalcanal campaign (see H. 
        Res. 696), H3914 [20JN]
  Bills and resolutions introduced
      BLM: conduct study of legal and administrative steps needed to 
        cancel contracts for the sale of Soledad Canyon, CA, mining 
        contracts (see H.R. 6469), H6231 [20SE]
      Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military 
        activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military 
        construction (see H.R. 4310), H1803 [29MR]
      ------prohibit use of private security contractors and Afghan 
        Public Protection Force members to provide security for Armed 
        Forces members and military installations and facilities in 
        Afghanistan (see H.R. 4117), H1133 [1MR]
      Tariff: mechanics' work gloves (see H.R. 5189, 5190, 5191, 5192, 
        5193), H2271 [27AP]
      Wildlife: prohibit breeding and private possession of captive 
        big cats except by accredited zoos and facilities and require 
        registration of big cats currently in possession by private 
        owners (see H.R. 4122), H1133 [1MR]
  Conference reports
      Dept. of Defense Appropriations for Military Activities, 
        Prescribing Personnel Strengths, and Military Construction 
        (H.R. 4310), H6869-H7263 [18DE]
  Constitutional authority statements
      BLM: conduct study of legal and administrative steps needed to 
        cancel contracts for the sale of Soledad Canyon, CA, mining 
        contracts (H.R. 6469), H6233 [20SE]
      Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military 
        activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military 
        construction (H.R. 4310), H1806 [29MR]
      ------prohibit use of private security contractors and Afghan 
        Public Protection Force members to provide security for Armed 
        Forces members and military installations and facilities in 
        Afghanistan (H.R. 4117), H1134 [1MR]
      Tariff: mechanics' work gloves (H.R. 5189), H2282 [27AP]
      ------mechanics' work gloves (H.R. 5190), H2282 [27AP]
      ------mechanics' work gloves (H.R. 5191), H2282 [27AP]
      ------mechanics' work gloves (H.R. 5192), H2282 [27AP]
      ------mechanics' work gloves (H.R. 5193), H2283 [27AP]
      Wildlife: prohibit breeding and private possession of captive 
        big cats except by accredited zoos and facilities and require 
        registration of big cats currently in possession by private 
        owners (H.R. 4122), H1134 [1MR]
  Letters
      Dept. of Defense appropriations for military activities, 
        prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction: 
        Representative Bachus, Committee on Financial Services 
        (House), E841 [17MY]
      ------Representative Doc Hastings, Committee on Natural 
        Resources (House), E842 [17MY]
      ------Representative Hall, Committee on Science, Space, and 
        Technology (House), E841 [17MY]
      ------Representative Issa, Committee on Oversight and Government 
        Reform (House), E868 [18MY]
      ------Representative Jeff Miller, Committee on Veterans' Affairs 
        (House), E842 [17MY]
      ------Representative Kline, Committee on Education and the 
        Workforce (House), E868 [18MY]
      ------Representative Lamar Smith, Committee on the Judiciary 
        (House), E869 [18MY]
      ------Representative Mica, Committee on Transportation and 
        Infrastructure (House), E841 [17MY]
      ------Representative Paul Ryan, Committee on the Budget (House), 
        H2796 [16MY]
      ------Representative Peter King, Committee on Homeland Security 
        (House), H2796 [16MY]
      ------Representative Rogers (MI), Committee on Intelligence 
        (House, Select), E868 [18MY]
      ------Representative Ros-Lehtinen, Committee on Foreign Affairs 
        (House), E868 [18MY]
      ------Representative Sam Graves, Committee on Small Business 
        (House), E869 [18MY]
      ------Representative Upton, Committee on Energy and Commerce 
        (House), E869 [18MY]
      ------by, Committee on Armed Services (House), H2796 [16MY], 
        E841, E842 [17MY], E868, E869 
        [18MY]
      Government Charge Card Abuse Prevention Act: by, Committee on 
        Armed Services (House), H5413 [31JY]
      National missile defense system funding: by, Committee on Armed 
        Services (House), H5031 [19JY]
      Strategic Energy Production Act: by, Committee on Armed Services 
        (House), H3876 [20JN]
  Motions
      Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military 
        activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military 
        construction (H.R. 4310), H3097 [17MY], H6775, H6780 [13DE]
  Remarks
      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, H3014 [17MY]
      Angeles National Forest: prohibit any transfer of lands for use 
        as a solid waste landfill, E1233 [11JY]
      Armed Forces: address prescription drug abuse among military 
        personnel and veterans, H3005 [17MY]
      ------clarify procedures for the care, handling, and 
        transportation of the remains of a deceased member, H5037 
        [19JY]
      ------develop and implement a plan for withdrawal of troops from 
        Afghanistan, H3031 [17MY]
      ------limit authority to detain U.S. citizens under 
        authorizations for use of military force, H7385 [20DE]
      Budget: reconciliation of the concurrent resolution and 
        replacement of sequester established by the Budget Control Act 
        (H.R. 5652), H2604 [10MY], H4922 [18JY]
      ------replace the sequester established by the Budget Control 
        Act (H.R. 6365), H5961, H5962 [13SE]
      ------require the President to provide a report detailing the 
        sequester required by the Budget Control Act (H.R. 5872), 
        H4922 [18JY]
      Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military 
        activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military 
        construction (H.R. 4310), H2787, H2788, H2795 [16MY], H2847, 
        H2997, H2998, H3005, H3014, H3015, H3019, H3023, H3030, H3031, 
        H3032, H3064, H3066, H3069, H3070, H3075, H3076, 
        H3085, H3092 [17MY], H3125, H3129, H3130, H3134 [18MY]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities, 
        prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction 
        (H.R. 4310), conference report, H7384, H7385, H7387, H7393 
        [20DE]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities, 
        prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction 
        (H.R. 4310), corrections in engrossment, H3147 [18MY]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities, 
        prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction 
        (H.R. 4310), motion to instruct conferees, H6776, H6779 [13DE]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities, 
        prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction 
        (H.R. 4310), motion to recommit, H3144 [18MY]
      ------certify Pakistan opens Ground Lines of Communication, 
        allows NATO supply transit into Afghanistan, and supports U.S. 
        equipment retrograde out of Afghanistan, H3015 [17MY]
      ------C-17 Fighter program funding, H3030 [17MY]
      ------develop a strategy to promote the security of Afghan women 
        and girls during the security transition process, H6776, H6779 
        [13DE]
      ------F-35B Joint Strike Fighter program funding, H3019 [17MY]
      ------impact of budget sequestration, H5961 [13SE]
      ------limit funding to amount authorized under the Budget 
        Control Act, H3075, H3076 [17MY]
      ------long-range penetrating bomber aircraft funding, H3023 
        [17MY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5856), H5037 [19JY]
      ------require Navy or U.S.-flagged vessels that provide services 
        to the Federal Government to be overhauled, repaired, or 
        maintained in a shipyard located in the U.S. or Guam, H3144 
        [18MY]
      Dept. of Education: prohibit from overreaching into academic 
        affairs financial aid program eligibility (H.R. 2117), 
        H988 [28FE]
      Dept. of Energy: clarify schedule for disposition of weapons-
        usable plutonium at the Savannah River Site in Aiken, SC, 
        H7387 [20DE]
      Economy: provide for spending reductions through reform and 
        repeal of certain Federal and State programs (H.R. 6684), 
        H7402 [20DE]
      Inyo National Forest: facilitate a land exchange involving 
        certain non-Federal lands (H.R. 2157), H2046 [24AP]
      Iran: appoint a high-level U.S. representative or special envoy 
        for the purpose of ensuring U.S. diplomatic efforts to prevent 
        acquisition of nuclear weapons and avoid war, H3085 [17MY]
      Mono County, CA: designate Mount Andrea Lawrence (S. 925), 
        H7319 [19DE]
      ------take certain Federal land into trust for the benefit of 
        the Bridgeport Indian Colony (H.R. 2467), H5097 [23JY]
      Santa Clarita, CA: annexation of Elsmere Canyon, E1233 
        [11JY]
      Space policy: remove commercial satellites and related 
        components from the U.S. Munitions List subject to certain 
        restrictions, H2998 [17MY]
      U.S. Office for Contigency Operations: establish, H3092 [17MY]
      U.S.-Russian Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START): report on 
        impact on national security of reducing nuclear weapons 
        stockpiles, H3069, H3070 [17MY]
  Reports filed
      Activities During the 112th Congress: Committee on Armed 
        Services (House) (H. Rept. 112-575), H4654 [29JN]
      ------Committee on Armed Services (House) (H. Rept. 112-744), 
        H7585 [2JA]
      Dept. of Defense Appropriations for Military Activities, 
        Prescribing Personnel Strengths, and Military Construction: 
        Committee of Conference (H.R. 4310) (H. Rept. 112-705), H7263 
        [18DE]
      ------Committee on Armed Services (House) (H.R. 4310) (H. Rept. 
        112-479), H2662 [11MY], H2712 [15MY]
  Tributes
      Didier, Erleen, E550 [17AP]
      Harmer, Todd P. (Sledge), E1058 [18JN]
      Williams, Theodore C. (TC), E1600 [21SE]