[Congressional Record Index (2012)]
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McMORRIS RODGERS, CATHY (a Representative from Washington)

  Appointments
      Committee to escort the President, H151 [24JA]
  Bills and resolutions cosponsored
      Abortion: protect pain-capable unborn children in the District 
        of Columbia (see H.R. 3803), H1274 [7MR]
      Armed Forces: protect child custody arrangements for parents who 
        are members (see H.R. 4201), H2289 [27AP]
      ------tribute to members for service in Iraq (see H. Res. 528), 
        H181 [25JA]
      Civil liberties: protect individual privacy against unwarranted 
        governmental intrusion through the use of domestic unmanned 
        aerial vehicles commonly called drones (see H.R. 5925), H4869 
        [13JY]
      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]
      ------approve permit for the Keystone XL Pipeline (see H.R. 
        3811), H476 [3FE] (see H.R. 4000), H692 [9FE]
      Congressional Budget Act: amend relative to the scoring of 
        preventive health savings (see H.R. 6482), H6469 [27NO]
      Consumers: provide relief for artificially high gas prices (see 
        H.R. 1777), H441 [2FE]
      Dept. of Agriculture: establish a program to generate dependable 
        economic activity for counties and local governments 
        containing National Forest System land through a management-
        focused approach (see H.R. 6009), H3975 [21JN]
      ------modify the definition of the term biobased product (see 
        H.R. 5873), H3808 [19JN]
      Dept. of Education: establish an awards program recognizing 
        excellence exhibited by public school system employees 
        providing services to students in pre-kindergarten through 
        higher education (see H.R. 1704), H2715 [15MY]
      Dept. of HHS: enable States to establish reinsurance programs or 
        high risk pools to ensure that high risk individuals are able 
        to access health insurance (see H.R. 6283), H5860 [11SE]
      ------establish and implement a Pancreatic Cancer Initiative 
        (see H.R. 733), H1642 [27MR]
      ------provide for the participation of physical therapists in 
        the National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program (see 
        H.R. 1426), H3481 [5JN]
      ------provide States with incentives to require elementary and 
        secondary schools to maintain, and permit school personnel to 
        administer, epinephrine (see H.R. 3627), H221 [31JA]
      ------repeal Patient-Centered Outcomes Research program and 
        comparative effectiveness research funding (see H.R. 3827), 
        H181 [25JA]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: assist in identification of unclaimed 
        and abandoned human remains to determine if any such remains 
        are eligible for burial in a national cemetery (see H.R. 
        2051), H1846 [16AP]
      ------require entrance into contracts with community health care 
        providers to improve access to health care for veterans in 
        highly rural areas (see H.R. 575), H1571 [26MR]
      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: raise awareness of, and educate breast cancer patients 
        anticipating surgery regarding, the availability and coverage 
        of breast reconstruction, prostheses, and other options (see 
        H.R. 5937), H6234 [20SE]
      Families and domestic relations: constitutional amendment on 
        parental rights (see H.J. Res. 110), H3808 [19JN]
      FDA: provide predictability, consistency, and transparency to 
        the premarket review process (see H.R. 3209), H115 [23JA]
      Federal agencies and departments: develop public access policies 
        relative to research conducted by that agency or from funds 
        administered by that agency (see H.R. 4004), H1391 [19MR]
      FERC: minimize infringement on the exercise and enjoyment of 
        property rights in issuing hydropower licenses (see H.R. 
        3663), H1135 [1MR]
      Food industry: improve and clarify certain disclosure 
        requirements for restaurants, similar retail food 
        establishments, and vending machines (see H.R. 6174), H5200 
        [24JY]
      Government: prioritize obligations if the debt ceiling is 
        reached (see H.R. 2402), H6234 [20SE]
      Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act: repeal health-care 
        related provisions (see H.R. 6079), H4684 [9JY]
      Hydroelectric power: recognize as the most abundant source of 
        clean, renewable energy and should be fully utilized in 
        pursuit of energy independence and affordable energy (see H. 
        Res. 579), H1305 [8MR]
      Information technology: preserve and advance the 
        multistakeholder governance model under which the Internet has 
        thrived (see H. Con. Res. 127), H3481 [5JN]
      Iran: condemn continued persecution, imprisonment, and 
        sentencing of Youcef Nadarkhani on the charge of apostasy (see 
        H. Res. 556), H966 [27FE]
      ------express importance of preventing acquisition of nuclear 
        weapons capability and continue economic and diplomatic 
        pressure to secure nonproliferation agreement (see H. Res. 
        568), H1306 [8MR]
      IRS: disapprove rule relative to the health insurance premium 
        tax credit (see H.J. Res. 112), H5010 [18JY]
      Israel: 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]
      Jackson, Henry M.: tribute (see H. Con. Res. 125), H3167 [22MY]
      Medicare: ensure more timely access to home health services for 
        beneficiaries (see H.R. 2267), H3981 [25JN]
      ------preserve access to ambulance services (see H.R. 1005), 
        H4907 [17JY]
      ------provide coverage of services of qualified respiratory 
        therapists performed under the general supervision of a 
        physician (see H.R. 941), H1428 [20MR]
      ------provide for coverage and payment for complex 
        rehabilitation technology items (see H.R. 4378), H6001 [13SE]
      Mining and mineral resources: promote domestic production of 
        critical minerals and materials (see H.R. 4402), H2716 [15MY]
      National Eagle Scout Day: designate (see H. Res. 716), H4657 
        [29JN]
      National Park Ranger Margaret Anderson Post Office, Eatonville, 
        WA: designate (see H.R. 5788), H2812 [16MY]
      Nicklaus, Jack: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 4040), 
        H1154 [5MR]
      NIH: establish a pediatric research consortia (see H.R. 1080), 
        H1428 [20MR]
      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), H79 [18JA]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: repeal (see H.R. 
        6079), H4684 [9JY]
      ------repeal amendments which disqualify expenses for over-the-
        counter drugs under health savings accounts and health 
        flexible spending arrangements (see H.R. 5842), H3405 [1JN]
      ------repeal prohibition on using medical savings account funds 
        to purchase over-the-counter medications (see H.R. 2529), H945 
        [17FE]
      Power resources: develop a plan to increase oil and gas 
        production under leases of Federal lands in conjunction with a 
        draw down from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (see H.R. 
        4136), H1153 [5MR]
      ------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 (see H.R. 4480), H2064 [24AP]
      ------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), H1916 [17AP]
      Pro Football Hall of Fame: mint coins in recognition and 
        celebration (see H.R. 4104), H2715 [15MY]
      Public lands: improve management of grazing leases and permits 
        (see H.R. 4234), H1496 [21MR]
      Public welfare programs: prohibit waivers relative to compliance 
        with Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program work 
        requirements (see H.R. 6140), H5079 [19JY]
      Renewable energy: promote development of renewable energy on 
        public lands (see H.R. 6154), H5077 [19JY]
      Schools: prohibit Federal education funding for elementary or 
        secondary schools that provide access to emergency postcoital 
        contraception (see H.R. 4046), H903 [16FE]
      Taxation: allow penalty-free withdrawals from individual 
        retirement plans for adoption expenses (see H.R. 1576), H220 
        [31JA]
      ------expand availability of employee stock ownership plans in S 
        corporations (see H.R. 1244), H1846 [16AP]
      ------extend allowance for bonus depreciation for certain 
        business assets (see H.R. 4196), H1642 [27MR]
      ------repeal the individual and employer health insurance 
        mandates (see H.R. 6048), H4603 [28JN]
      ------treat amounts paid for umbilical cord blood banking 
        services as medical care expenses (see H.R. 1614), H696 [13FE]
      University of Washington: tribute to men's crew team (see H. 
        Res. 699), H3975 [21JN]
      Violence Against Women Act: reauthorize (see H.R. 4970), H2267 
        [27AP]
      Wallenberg, Raoul: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 
        3001), H79 [18JA]
      Western Washington University: tribute to men's basketball team 
        (see H. Res. 607), H1805 [29MR]
      Women: improve prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart 
        disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases in women 
        (see H.R. 3526), H966 [27FE]
      World War II: award Congressional Gold Medal to the First 
        Special Service Force (see H.R. 3767), H1571 [26MR]
  Bills and resolutions introduced
      Conservation of energy: exempt decorative hearth products from 
        certain energy efficiency regulations (see H.R. 6578), H6314 
        [23OC]
      Dept. of HHS: establish a National Pediatric Research Network 
        (see H.R. 6163), H5078 [19JY]
      ------protect and preserve access of Medicare beneficiaries in 
        rural areas to health care providers and extend discounts 
        under the 340B Drug Pricing Program (see H.R. 5194), H2271 
        [27AP] (see H.R. 5624), H2443 [8MY]
      Hydroelectric power: improve (see H.R. 5892), H3480 [5JN]
      Medicare: protect and preserve access of beneficiaries in rural 
        areas to health care providers (see H.R. 3859), H373 [1FE]
      ------provide for pharmacy benefits manager standards under the 
        prescription drug program to further fair audits of and 
        payments to pharmacies (see H.R. 4215), H1426 [20MR]
  Constitutional authority statements
      Conservation of energy: exempt decorative hearth products from 
        certain energy efficiency regulations (H.R. 6578), H6314 
        [23OC]
      Dept. of HHS: establish a National Pediatric Research Network 
        (H.R. 6163), H5078 [19JY]
      ------protect and preserve access of Medicare beneficiaries in 
        rural areas to health care providers and extend discounts 
        under the 340B Drug Pricing Program (H.R. 5194), H2283 [27AP]
      ------protect and preserve access of Medicare beneficiaries in 
        rural areas to health care providers and extend discounts 
        under the 340B Drug Pricing Program (H.R. 5624), H2446 [8MY]
      Hydroelectric power: improve (H.R. 5892), H3480 [5JN]
      Medicare: protect and preserve access of beneficiaries in rural 
        areas to health care providers (H.R. 3859), H374 [1FE]
      ------provide for pharmacy benefits manager standards under the 
        prescription drug program to further fair audits of and 
        payments to pharmacies (H.R. 4215), H1427 [20MR]
  Letters
      Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act: Andrew D. Munro, Grant 
        County, WA, Public Utility District, H4669 [9JY]
      ------Burt Hamner, Hydrovolts, Inc., H4668 [9JY]
      ------by, H4668 [9JY]
      ------John Janney, Chelan County, WA, Public Utility District, 
        H4669 [9JY]
      ------Linda Church Ciocci, National Hydropower Association, 
        H4668 [9JY]
  Remarks
      Budget: allocation of funds, H702 [14FE]
      Dept. of HHS: establish a National Pediatric Research Network 
        (H.R. 6163), H6139 [19SE]
      ------reduce preterm labor, delivery, and risk of pregnancy-
        related deaths and complications due to pregnancy, and reduce 
        infant mortality caused by prematurity (S. 1440), 
        H7301 [19DE]
      Gonzaga University: anniversary, E1525 [13SE]
      Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act: repeal health-care 
        related provisions (H.R. 6079), H4800 [11JY]
      Hydroelectric power: improve (H.R. 5892), H4666, H4668 [9JY]
      Mann-Grandstaff Dept. of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 
        Spokane, WA: designate (H.R. 3197), H7330 [19DE]
      Medicare: reform, H702 [14FE]
      Mining and mineral resources: promote domestic production of 
        critical minerals and materials (H.R. 4402), H4836 [12JY]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: repeal (H.R. 6079), 
        H4800 [11JY]
      Schweitzer, Edmund O., III: Institute of Electrical and 
        Electronics Engineers Medal in Power Engineering recipient, 
        E1190 [29JN]
      Taxation: provide a deduction for domestic business income of 
        qualified small businesses (H.R. 9), H1998 [19AP]
      ------repeal excise tax on medical devices (H.R. 436), H3613 
        [7JN]
      Telect, Inc.: anniversary, E1526 [13SE]
      Violence Against Women Act: reauthorize (H.R. 4970), 
        consideration (H. Res. 656), H2741 [16MY]
      Votes: position on missed, E125 [2FE]
      World Down Syndrome Day: observance, H1433 [21MR]
  Tributes
      Allen, Paul, E443 [26MR]
      Boysen, Dick, E1809 [27NO]
      Elder, John A., E1010 [7JN]
      Fazzari, Mathew, H3813 [20JN]
      Guemmer, Paul H., E1445 [3AU]
      Horton, Arlin, E325 [7MR]
      Horton, Arlin and Beka, E687 [27AP]
      Huppin, Sam M. (Stereo Sam), E353 [8MR]
      Lallier, Jarrod, H4072 [27JN]
      Morton, Bob, H7278 [19DE]
      Motta, Frank, E704 [7MY], E728 [8MY]
      Ogle, Mike, E1525 [13SE]