[Congressional Record Index (2012)]
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MENENDEZ, ROBERT (a Senator from New Jersey)

  Amendments
      Agriculture: continue certain programs (S. 3240), S3787 [6JN], 
        S3905 [11JN], S3985, S3994 [12JN], S4213 [14JN], S4300 [19JN]
      Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military 
        activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military 
        construction (H.R. 4310), S7984 [12DE]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities, 
        prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction (S. 
        3254), S6970 [27NO], S7056, S7058, S7122 [28NO], S7156, S7227, 
        S7243 [29NO]
      Postal Service: improve, sustain, and transform (S. 1789), 
        S2637, S2657 [24AP], S2688 [25AP]
      Power resources: eliminate unnecessary tax subsidies and promote 
        renewable energy (S. 2204), S2093 [27MR]
      Roads and highways: extend Federal-aid highway, highway safety, 
        motor carrier safety, transit, and other Highway Trust Fund-
        funded programs (S. 1813), S543 [9FE], S863 [16FE], S913 
        [17FE], S1392 [5MR]
      Small business: increase job creation and economic growth by 
        improving access to public capital markets for emerging growth 
        companies (H.R. 3606), S1848 [20MR]
      Sports: protect and enhance opportunities for recreational 
        fishing, hunting, and shooting (S. 3525), S6749 [13NO]
      Technology: enhance security and resiliency of U.S. cyber and 
        communications infrastructure (S. 3414), S5402 [25JY], S5684 
        [30JY]
  Appointments
      Conferee: H.R. 4348, highway programs reauthorization, 
        TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline permitting approval, and Gulf 
        Coast States resources and economy restoration, S2615 [24AP]
  Bills and resolutions cosponsored
      Abdnor, James: tribute (see S. Res. 475), S3631 [24MY]
      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 S. Res. 402), S1932 [21MR]
      African Union: commend coordinated military efforts to apprehend 
        Joseph Kony and senior commanders of the Lords's Resistance 
        Army and support U.S. advisory role in such efforts (see S. 
        Res. 412), S2656 [24AP]
      Agriculture: provide for a uniform national standard for the 
        housing and treatment of egg-laying hens (see S. 3239), S3901 
        [11JN]
      Animals: prohibit conducting of invasive research on great apes 
        (see S. 810), S851 [16FE]
      Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: preserve the Arctic coastal 
        plain as wilderness (see S. 33), S323 [2FE]
      Armed Forces: authorize space-available travel on military 
        aircraft for certain current and former members of the Reserve 
        components, widows and widowers of retired members, and 
        dependents (see S. 2112), S1460 [7MR]
      ------authorize the award of a Cold War service medal to members 
        who served honorably during the Cold War era (see S. 402), 
        S350 [6FE]
      ------commend, make permanent, oppose proposals to diminish 
        national security role of, and recognize the National Guard as 
        the foundation of the Operational Reserve (see S. Con. Res. 
        48), S4951 [12JY]
      ------limit authority to detain U.S. citizens under 
        authorizations for use of military force (see S. 2003), S3088 
        [10MY]
      ------provide flexible spending accounts for military families 
        (see S. 387), S4151 [13JN]
      Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month: observance (see S. Res. 
        474), S3631 [24MY]
      Aurora, CO: condemn movie theater shootings and express 
        condolences for victims and gratitude to responders to the 
        shootings (see S. Con. Res. 53), S5304 [24JY]
      Black History Month: observance (see S. Res. 387), S1195 [1MR]
      Children and youth: reinstate Federal matching of State spending 
        of child support incentive payments (see S. 195), S1374 [2MR]
      Cinco de Mayo: observance (see S. Res. 440), S2824 [26AP]
      Civil rights: improve remedies for discrimination in the payment 
        of wages based on sex (see S. 3220), S3786 [6JN]
      ------restore effective use of group actions for claims arising 
        under antidiscrimination laws (see S. 3317), S4789 [9JY]
      Climate: establish a Federal strategy to respond to impacts of 
        climate change by protecting and conserving natural resources 
        and encourage development of similar State and local 
        adaptation plans (see S. 1881), S3729 [5JN]
      Commission To Accelerate the End of Breast Cancer: establish 
        (see S. 3237), S4461 [25JN]
      Credit: establish clear regulatory standards for mortgage 
        servicers (see S. 967), S2393 [17AP]
      ------exclude from consumer credit reports medical debt that has 
        been in collection and has been fully paid or settled (see S. 
        2149), S1194 [1MR]
      ------provide enhanced mortgage-backed and asset-backed security 
        investor protections to prevent foreclosure fraud (see S. 
        824), S388 [7FE]
      ------require lender or servicer of a home mortgage, upon a 
        request by the homeowner for a short sale, to make a prompt 
        decision whether to allow the sale (see S. 2120), S2086 [27MR]
      Crime: establish criminal offense for fraudulent claims about 
        military service if such claims are made for tangible benefit 
        or personal gain (see S. 3372), S5258 [23JY]
      Defense of Marriage Act: repeal and ensure respect for State 
        regulation of marriage (see S. 598), S163 [30JA]
      Dept. of Defense: limit increases in certain costs of health 
        care services under departmental health care programs (see S. 
        3203), S3632 [24MY]
      Dept. of HHS: expedite research and drug development to combat 
        the most deadly and costly chronic diseases (see S. 2069), 
        S2825 [26AP]
      Dept. of Justice: provide grants for juvenile mentoring (see S. 
        3328), S4417 [21JN]
      Dept. of Transportation: permit Federal regulation and review of 
        tolls and toll increases on certain surface transportation 
        facilities (see S. 2006), S43 [23JA]
      Diseases: support goal of preventing and effectively treating 
        Alzheimer's disease by a certain date and other goals of the 
        National Plan To Address Alzheimer's Disease draft (see S. 
        Res. 434), S2655 [24AP]
      Elections: constitutional amendment on contributions and 
        expenditures intended to affect elections (see S.J. Res. 29), 
        S5980 [2AU]
      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 S. Res. 613), S7744 [11DE]
      Families and domestic relations: prohibit discrimination in 
        adoption of foster case placements based on sexual 
        orientation, gender identity, or marital status of prospective 
        adoptive or foster parents (see S. 1770), S1460 [7MR]
      Fang Lizhi: tribute (see S. Res. 476), S3688 [4JN]
      Federal employees: provide certain benefits to domestic partners 
        (see S. 1910), S3329 [21MY]
      Financial institutions: address fee disclosure requirements (see 
        S. 3394), S5259 [23JY]
      Financial Literacy Month: designate (see S. Res. 409), S2166 
        [28MR]
      Fish and fishing: support fisheries and communities that rely 
        upon them, clear regulatory burdens, and streamline Federal 
        fisheries management (see S. 2184), S1614 [13MR]
      Foreign trade: apply countervailing duties to nonmarket economy 
        countries (see S. 2153), S1384 [5MR]
      FRS: treatment of information provided to the Consumer Financial 
        Protection Bureau (see S. 2099), S851 [16FE] (see S. 3394), 
        S5259 [23JY]
      Gross, Alan P.: call for immediate and unconditional release 
        from detention in Cuba and urge for provision of appropriate 
        medical treatment (see S. Res. 609), S7459 [5DE]
      Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child 
        Abduction: ensure compliance by certain countries and 
        establish procedures for prompt return of children abducted to 
        other countries (see S. Res. 543), S6065 [10SE]
      Haiti: measure progress of relief, recovery, reconstruction, and 
        development efforts following earthquake (see S. 1576), S2656 
        [24AP]
      Havel, Vaclav: tribute (see S. Con. Res. 34), S163 [30JA]
      Horne, Lena Calhoun: award Congressional Gold Medal posthumously 
        (see S. 1993), S3632 [24MY]
      Human rights: prevent human trafficking in Government 
        contracting (see S. 2234), S3281 [17MY]
      Hurricanes: permit solicitation of donations in Senate buildings 
        for relief of victims of Hurricane Sandy (see S. Res. 596), 
        S6800 [14NO]
      Inouye, Daniel K.: tribute (see S. Res. 624), S8138 [18DE]
      International Olympic Committee: recognize a moment of silence 
        at 2012 Olympic opening ceremonies to honor those who lost 
        their lives at 1972 Munich Olympics (see S. Res. 504), S4460 
        [25JN]
      Internet: promote a global Internet free from government control 
        and preserve and advance the multistakeholder governance model 
        currently in effect (see S. Con. Res. 50), S5660 [30JY]
      Iran: call on U.N. to take concerted actions against Iran for 
        statements calling for the destruction of Israel (see S. Res. 
        574), S6546 [20SE]
      ------close loopholes, increase transparency, and improve 
        effectiveness of sanctions on trade in petroleum products (see 
        S. 2058), S261 [1FE]
      ------condemn continued persecution, imprisonment, and 
        sentencing of Youcef Nadarkhani on the charge of apostasy (see 
        S. Res. 385), S1460 [7MR]
      ------express importance of preventing acquisition of nuclear 
        weapons capability and continue economic and diplomatic 
        pressure to secure nonproliferation agreement (see S.J. Res. 
        41), S3631 [24MY] (see S. Res. 380), S850 [16FE]
      ------support freedom and civil liberties, and free and fair 
        elections, condemn human rights violations, and lift 
        restrictions on freedoms of assembly, association, and 
        expression (see S. Res. 386), S1194 [1MR]
      Israel: authorize further assistance to Israel for the Iron Dome 
        anti-missile defense system (see S. 2325), S2970 [8MY]
      ------commit to security as a Jewish and democratic state with 
        secure borders and condemn rocket and missile attacks in Gaza 
        by Hamas (see S. Res. 599), S6855 [15NO]
      ------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 S. 
        2165), S4300 [19JN]
      Land and Water Conservation Fund: provide consistent and 
        reliable authority and funding to maximize effectiveness for 
        future generations (see S. 1265), S351 [6FE]
      Law enforcement officers: encourage, enhance, and integrate Blue 
        Alert plans throughout U.S. to disseminate information when an 
        officer is seriously injured or killed in the line of duty 
        (see S. 657), S3729 [5JN]
      Libya: commend U.S. public servants who died in attack on U.S. 
        consulate in Benghazi, express condolences to families of 
        victims, condemn the attack, and call for perpetrators to be 
        brought to justice (see S. Res. 551), S6270 [12SE] (see S. 
        Res. 588), S6626 [21SE]
      March of Dimes Foundation: mint coins in recognition and 
        celebration (see S. 1935), S76 [24JA]
      McGovern, George S.: tribute (see S. Res. 607), S7303 [30NO]
      Medicare: improve access to, and increase utilization of, bone 
        mass measurement benefits (see S. 1096), S4674 [27JN]
      ------reduce incidence of diabetes among beneficiaries (see S. 
        3463), S6064 [10SE]
      Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Week: designate (see S. Res. 
        490), S4205 [14JN]
      National Association of Registered Agents and Brokers: reform 
        (see S. 2342), S4460 [25JN]
      National Baseball Hall of Fame: mint coins in recognition and 
        celebration (see S. 2036), S4369 [20JN]
      National Center for Campus Public Safety: establish and operate 
        (see S. 3682), S8042 [13DE]
      National Estuaries Day: designate (see S. Res. 566), S6454 
        [19SE]
      National Infant Mortality Awareness Month: support goals and 
        ideals (see S. Res. 586), S6626 [21SE]
      National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month: support goals and 
        ideals (see S. Res. 537), S5871 [1AU]
      National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month: designate (see S. Res. 
        538), S5871 [1AU]
      New York Giants (football team): tribute (see S. Res. 369), S388 
        [7FE]
      Newtown, CT: condemn shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, 
        express condolences for victims, and commend school personnel 
        and first responders who responded to shootings (see S. Res. 
        621), S8071 [17DE]
      Older Americans Act: reauthorize and improve (see S. 3562), 
        S6454 [19SE]
      Parks, Rosa: tribute (see S. Res. 618), S8042 [13DE]
      Paya Sardinas, Oswaldo: tribute (see S. Res. 525), S5304 [24JY]
      Payne, Donald M.: tribute (see S. Res. 390), S1459 [7MR]
      Political campaigns: provide for additional disclosure 
        requirements for corporations, labor organizations, and other 
        entities (see S. 2219), S1932 [21MR] (see S. 3369), S4893 
        [11JY]
      Power resources: provide local communities with tools to make 
        solar permitting more efficient (see S. 1108), S6063 [10SE]
      Real estate: require certain mortgagees to make loan 
        modifications and establish a grant program for State and 
        local government mediation programs (see S. 489), S388 [7FE]
      Roman, Agustin: tribute (see S. Res. 443), S2824 [26AP]
      Rotary International: commend efforts to prevent and eradicate 
        polio (see S. Res. 473), S3631 [24MY]
      Rudman, Warren: tribute (see S. Res. 604), S7215 [29NO]
      Russia: disapprove law ending inter-country adoptions of Russian 
        children by U.S. citizens, urge reconsideration of the law, 
        and prioritize processing of adoptions of children matched 
        before enactment (see S. Res. 628), S8589 [31DE]
      Schools: provide assistance for the modernization, renovation, 
        and repair of elementary and secondary school buildings and 
        community colleges (see S. 1597), S43 [23JA]
      Small Business Saturday: designate (see S. Res. 589), S6626 
        [21SE]
      Social Work Reinvestment Commission: establish (see S. 584), 
        S2928 [7MY]
      Specter, Arlen: tribute (see S. Res. 612), S7703 [10DE]
      Sudan: promote peace and stability (see S. Res. 397), S2087 
        [27MR]
      Syria: condemn human rights violations and call for transition 
        to democracy (see S. Res. 435), S3175 [15MY]
      ------condemn Russia for providing weapons and opposing U.N. 
        resolutions on Syria, call for the end of violence against 
        civilians, and support sanctions and a peaceful transition of 
        leadership (see S. Res. 494), S4203 [14JN]
      ------condemn violence against and detention of journalists and 
        support freedom of the press (see S. Res. 391), S1540 [8MR]
      ------provide humanitarian assistance and support a transition 
        to democracy (see S. 3498), S6064 [10SE]
      Taxation: allow an offset against income tax refunds to pay for 
        restitution and other State judicial debts that are past due 
        (see S. 755), S6340 [13SE]
      ------allow credit for amounts paid by a spouse of an Armed 
        Forces member for a new State license or certification 
        required due to permanent change in duty station of such 
        member to another State (see S. 697), S4460 [25JN]
      ------establish ABLE accounts to pay for qualified disability 
        expenses of family members with disabilities (see S. 1872), 
        S6627 [21SE]
      ------extend and modify the American Opportunity Tax Credit (see 
        S. 3267), S3781 [6JN]
      ------extend exclusion from gross income for employer-provided 
        health coverage to certain employee designated beneficiaries 
        (see S. 1171), S3516 [23MY]
      ------facilitate nationwide availability of volunteer income tax 
        assistance for low-income and underserved populations (see S. 
        816), S164 [30JA]
      ------increase amount of low-income housing credit that may be 
        allocated in States damaged by Hurricane Irene or Tropical 
        Storm Lee (see S. 3243), S5871 [1AU]
      ------permanently extend the 15-year recovery period for 
        qualified leasehold improvement property, restaurant property, 
        and retail improvement property (see S. 687), S2245 [29MR]
      ------prevent homeowners from being forced to pay taxes on 
        forgiven mortgage loan debt (see S. 2250), S2242 [29MR]
      ------provide an energy investment credit for energy storage 
        property connected to the grid (see S. 1845), S43 [23JA]
      ------provide taxpayer protection and assistance relative to tax 
        preparation (see S. 3355), S4724 [28JN]
      ------qualify formerly homeless youth who are students for 
        purposes of low income housing tax credit (see S. 3494), S5977 
        [2AU]
      Terrorism: deter and provide justice for victims by ensuring 
        foreign sponsors of terrorism are held accountable to their 
        victims in U.S. courts (see S. 1894), S6800 [14NO]
      Tibet: support people, call on China to allow free practice of 
        religion and release political prisoners, and congratulate 
        Tibetans living in exile for holding democratic elections (see 
        S. Res. 356), S2087 [27MR]
      Trafficking Victims Protection Act: authorize appropriations and 
        enhance measures to combat trafficking in persons (see S. 
        1301), S1460 [7MR]
      Ukraine: condemn imprisonment of former Prime Minister Yulia 
        Tymoshenko and call for diplomatic sanctions pending her 
        release (see S. Res. 466), S6628 [21SE]
      Violence Against Women Act: reauthorize (see S. 1925), S323 
        [2FE]
      Wallenberg, Raoul: award Congressional Gold Medal (see S. 1591), 
        S2086 [27MR]
      Women: remove deadline for ratification of constitutional 
        amendment to ensure equal rights (see S.J. Res. 39), S2001 
        [22MR]
      World War II: award Congressional Gold Medal to the First 
        Special Service Force (see S. 1460), S2325 [16AP]
  Bills and resolutions introduced
      Chavez, Cesar E.: tribute (see S. Res. 410), S2166 [28MR]
      Colleges and universities: increase civil penalties for 
        institutions of higher education that fail to comply with 
        campus security disclosure and campus crime statistics 
        policies (see S. 2285), S2324 [16AP]
      Credit: establish shared equity appreciation mortgage 
        modification pilot programs (see S. 2093), S494 [9FE]
      ------provide for affordable refinancing of mortgages held by 
        Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (see S. 3085), S3085 [10MY] (see S. 
        3522), S6062 [10SE]
      Cuba: condemn for death of Wilman Villar Mendoza and repression 
        of human and civil rights, suspend from U.N. Human Rights 
        Council, and call for release of all political prisoners (see 
        S. Res. 354), S132 [26JA] (see S. Res. 366), S261 [1FE]
      Cyprus: respect sovereignty and urge Turkey to end illegal 
        colonization, occupation, and interference with energy 
        resources (see S. Con. Res. 47), S3782 [6JN]
      Dept. of HHS: extend funding for family-to-family health 
        information centers to help families of children with 
        disabilities or special health care needs make informed 
        choices about health care (see S. 2123), S909 [17FE]
      ------provide cardiomyopathy education, awareness, and risk 
        assessment materials and resources and disseminate such 
        materials by State educational agencies to identify more at-
        risk families (see S. 2124), S909 [17FE]
      Dia de los Ninos--Celebrating Young Americans: designate (see S. 
        Res. 432), S2655 [24AP]
      Disasters: enhance existing programs providing mitigation 
        assistance by encouraging States to adopt and actively enforce 
        State building codes (see S. 3694), S8203 [19DE]
      Foreign policy: ensure that U.S. policy reflects appropriate 
        understanding and sensitivity on human rights, ethnic 
        cleansing, and genocide documented in U.S. record on the 
        Armenian Genocide (see S. Res. 399), S1790 [19MR]
      Gilman, Benjamin A.: World Peace Corps Mission World Peace Prize 
        recipient (see S. Res. 505), S4636 [26JN]
      Greece: independence anniversary (see S. Res. 398), S1734 [15MR]
      H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III: World Peace Corps Mission World 
        Peace Prize recipient (see S. Res. 505), S4636 [26JN]
      Hispanic Heritage Month: observance (see S. Res. 582), S6626 
        [21SE]
      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 S. 2078), S388 [7FE]
      Medicare: provide beneficiaries greater choice with regard to 
        accessing hearing health services and benefits (see S. 3242), 
        S3631 [24MY]
      National Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week: designate (see S. 
        Res. 568), S6455 [19SE]
      NIH: expand, intensify, and coordinate programs and activities 
        relative to Tourette syndrome (see S. 2321), S2545 [19AP]
      Olympic Games: require the U.S. Olympic Committee to adopt a 
        policy that requires ceremonial uniforms to be produced in the 
        U.S. (see S. 3387), S5047 [16JY]
      Petroleum: ban exportation of crude oil produced on Federal land 
        (see S. 2211), S1847 [20MR]
      Power resources: eliminate unnecessary tax subsidies and promote 
        renewable energy (see S. 2204), S1790 [19MR]
      Tariff: agrumex (see S. 3001), S2968 [8MY]
      ------allyl caproate (see S. 2973), S2967 [8MY]
      ------allyl cyclohexyl propionate (see S. 2972), S2967 [8MY]
      ------allyl heptoate (see S. 2966), S2967 [8MY]
      ------allyl isosulfocynate (see S. 3000), S2968 [8MY]
      ------Amberwood F (see S. 2965), S2967 [8MY]
      ------anisic aldehyde (see S. 3002), S2968 [8MY]
      ------b-cyfluthrin (see S. 3023, 3025), S2968 [8MY]
      ------bis-phenol (see S. 2900), S2966 [8MY]
      ------butane, 1-chloro (see S. 2894), S2966 [8MY]
      ------canagliflozin (see S. 2921), S2966 [8MY]
      ------capers, prepared or preserved by vinegar or acetic acid 
        (see S. 2889, 2892), S2966 [8MY]
      ------carbonic acid, dimethyl ester, polymer with 1,6-hexanediol 
        (see S. 2926), S2966 [8MY]
      ------cerium sulfide pigments (see S. 2942), S2967 [8MY]
      ------chemicals (see S. 2979), S2967 (see S. 3004), S2968 [8MY]
      ------citronitile (see S. 2964), S2967 [8MY]
      ------clothianidin (see S. 3015), S2968 [8MY]
      ------clothianidin and bacillus firmus product mixtures (see S. 
        3008), S2968 [8MY]
      ------cyasorb 1164 (see S. 2902), S2966 [8MY]
      ------cyasorb 2908 (see S. 2898), S2966 [8MY]
      ------cyasorb 3346 (see S. 2901), S2966 [8MY]
      ------cyclogalbanate (see S. 2963), S2967 [8MY]
      ------cyfluthrin (see S. 3024), S2968 [8MY]
      ------damascenone (see S. 2931), S2967 [8MY]
      ------diaminodecane (see S. 2994), S2968 [8MY]
      ------dimethyl hydrogen phosphite (see S. 3011), S2968 [8MY]
      ------diphosphoric acid, polymers with ethoxylated reduced 
        methyl esters of reduced polymerized oxidized 
        tetrafluoroethylene (see S. 2981), S2967 [8MY]
      ------dodecahydro-3a,6,6,9atetramethylnaphtho(2,1-b)furan (see 
        S. 2930), S2967 [8MY]
      ------Dragosantol (see S. 2962), S2967 [8MY]
      ------e-caprolactone-neopentylglycol copolymer (see S. 2927), 
        S2966 [8MY]
      ------e-caprolactone-2-ethyl-2-(hydroxymethyl)-1,3-propanediol 
        polymer (see S. 2939), S2967 [8MY]
      ------ethene, tetrafluoro, oxidized, polymerized reduced, methyl 
        esters, reduced, ethoxylated (see S. 2985), S2967 [8MY]
      ------ethene,1 chloro-1,2,2-trifluoro (see S. 3005), S2968 [8MY]
      ------ethyl salicilate (see S. 2976), S2967 [8MY]
      ------fenoxaprop-p-ethyl, pyrasulfotole, bromoxynil octanoate, 
        bromoxynil heptanoate, and mefenpyr-diethyl mixtures (see S. 
        3012, 3022), S2968 [8MY]
      ------4,4'-dichlorodiphenyl sulfone (see S. 2980), S2967 [8MY]
      ------4-chlorobenzaldehyde (see S. 3021), S2968 [8MY]
      ------Frescolat MGA (see S. 2967), S2967 [8MY]
      ------Frescolat ML (see S. 2968), S2967 [8MY]
      ------HAS (see S. 2899), S2966 [8MY]
      ------helvetolide (see S. 2928), S2966 [8MY]
      ------hexane, 1,6-dichloro- (see S. 2896), S2966 [8MY]
      ------hirvenal (see S. 2929), S2967 [8MY]
      ------hydrolite 5 (see S. 2998), S2968 [8MY]
      ------Hydrolite 6 (see S. 2969), S2967 [8MY]
      ------imazalil (see S. 2922), S2966 [8MY]
      ------imazalil mixtures and application adjuvants (see S. 2918), 
        S2966 [8MY]
      ------licorice extract (see S. 2937), S2967 [8MY]
      ------licorice extract derivatives (see S. 2938), S2967 [8MY]
      ------liquidation or reliquidation of certain entries of top-of-
        the-stove stainless steel cooking ware from the Republic of 
        Korea (see S. 2893), S2966 [8MY]
      ------liquidation or reliquidation of digital still image video 
        cameras (see S. 2949), S2967 [8MY]
      ------lutetium oxide (see S. 2943), S2967 [8MY]
      ------magnesium peroxide (see S. 2986), S2967 [8MY]
      ------majantol (see S. 2997), S2968 [8MY]
      ------menthol-D (see S. 2970), S2967 [8MY]
      ------mesosulfuron-methyl (see S. 3009), S2968 [8MY]
      ------methoxycarbonyl-terminated perfluorinated 
        polyoxymethylene-polyoxyethylene (see S. 2991), S2968 [8MY]
      ------methyl cinnamate (see S. 2975), S2967 [8MY]
      ------methyl salicylate (see S. 2916), S2966 (see S. 2999), 
        S2968 [8MY]
      ------muscenone delta (see S. 2932), S2967 [8MY]
      ------Neo Heliopan Hydro (see S. 2971), S2967 [8MY]
      ------neon, compressed (see S. 2941), S2967 [8MY]
      ------neononyl acetate (see S. 2982), S2967 [8MY]
      ------N510 (see S. 2933), S2967 [8MY]
      ------9, 10-anthracenedione, 2-(1,1-dimethylpropyl)- (CAS No. 
        32588-54-8) and 9,10-anthracenedione, 2-(1,2-dimethylpropyl)- 
        (see S. 2978), S2967 [8MY]
      ------N-[2-(2-oxoimidazolidine-1-yl)ethyl]-2-methylacrylamide, 
        methacrylic acid, aminoethyl ethylene urea and hydroquinone 
        mixtures (see S. 2990), S2968 [8MY]
      ------o-acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin) (see S. 2948), S2967 
        [8MY]
      ------1,1,2-2-tetrafluoroethene, oxidized, polymerized (see S. 
        2977), S2967 [8MY]
      ------1,1,2-2-tetrafluoroethylene,oxidized, polymerized, reduced 
        (see S. 3007), S2968 [8MY]
      ------1,3,5-triazine, 2,4,6-tris(2-propenyloxyl)- (see S. 2895), 
        S2966 [8MY]
      ------1-propene, 1,1,2,3,3,3-hexafluoro-, oxidized, polymerized 
        (see S. 2993), S2968 [8MY]
      ------1-propene, 1,1,2,3,3,3-hexafluoro-, oxidized, polymerized, 
        reduced hydrolyzed (see S. 2992), S2968 [8MY]
      ------oxiranemethanol, polymers with reduced methyl esters of 
        reduced polymerized oxidized tetrafluoroethylene (see S. 
        2989), S2968 [8MY]
      ------pepperoncini prepared or preserved by vinegar (see S. 
        2891), S2966 [8MY]
      ------pepperoncini prepared or preserved otherwise than by 
        vinegar or acetic acid, not frozen (see S. 2890), S2966 [8MY]
      ------permethrin (see S. 3020), S2968 [8MY]
      ------PHBA (see S. 2995), S2968 [8MY]
      ------phenylethyl isobutyrate (see S. 2983), S2967 [8MY]
      ------phosphonic acid, maleic anhydride sodium salt complex (see 
        S. 2987), S2967 [8MY]
      ------phosphonium, tetrakis(hydroxymethyl)-, chloride, polymer 
        with urea, phosphonium, tetrakis(hydroxymethyl)-, chloride, 
        formaldehyde mixtures (see S. 3013), S2968 [8MY]
      ------phosphoric acid, lanthanum salt, cerium terbium-doped (see 
        S. 3010), S2968 [8MY]
      ------polymer, caprolactone-diethylene glycol (see S. 2925), 
        S2966 [8MY]
      ------poly(2,2'-bis(4-cyanatophenyl)propane) (see S. 2940), 
        S2967 [8MY]
      ------propiconazole (see S. 2917), S2966 [8MY]
      ------propiconazole and 3-iodo-propynol butylcarbamate mixtures 
        and application adjuvants (see S. 2923), S2966 [8MY]
      ------propoxur (2-(1-methylethoxy)phenol methylcarbamate) (see 
        S. 3026), S2968 [8MY]
      ------propoxycarbazone-sodium (see S. 3019), S2968 [8MY]
      ------pyrimethanil (see S. 2924), S2966 [8MY]
      ------reliquidation of certain entries of high-density, 
        fiberboard-core laminate wall and floor panels (see S. 2946), 
        S2967 [8MY]
      ------reliquidation of certain entries of industrial 
        nitrocellulose from the United Kingdom (see S. 2936), S2967 
        [8MY]
      ------reliquidation of certain entries of orange juice from 
        Brazil (see S. 2897), S2966 [8MY]
      ------reliquidation of certain entries of polyester fleece sheet 
        sets (see S. 2947), S2967 [8MY]
      ------sodium hypophosphite monohydrate (see S. 3014), S2968 
        [8MY]
      ------spiromesifen (see S. 3017), S2968 [8MY]
      ------tetrakis(hydroxymethyl) phosphonium sulfate (see S. 2988), 
        S2968 [8MY]
      ------3-amino-1,2-propanediol (see S. 2886), S2966 [8MY]
      ------3-methylylbenzyl chloride (see S. 2974), S2967 [8MY]
      ------thymol (see S. 2996), S2968 [8MY]
      ------Tinopal (see S. 2888), S2966 [8MY]
      ------tralopyril (see S. 2920), S2966 [8MY]
      ------triadimefon (see S. 3016), S2968 [8MY]
      ------Trilon MGDA (see S. 2887), S2966 [8MY]
      ------trimethylcyclohexanol (see S. 2984), S2967 [8MY]
      ------twisted viscose rayon yarn (see S. 2935), S2967 [8MY]
      ------2-chlorobenzyl chloride (see S. 3018), S2968 [8MY]
      ------2-ethylhexyl salicylate (see S. 2903), S2966 [8MY]
      ------2-phenylbenzimidazole-5-sulfonic acid (see S. 2904), S2966 
        [8MY]
      ------2-(2'-hydroxy-5'-methacrylyloxyethylphenyl)-2 
        Hbenzotriazole (see S. 2919), S2966 [8MY]
      ------vinyldine fluoride-trifluoroethylene copolymer (see S. 
        3006), S2968 [8MY]
      ------vinylidene chloride-methyl methacrylate-acrylonitrile 
        copolymer (see S. 3003), S2968 [8MY]
      ------viscose rayon yarn (see S. 2934), S2967 [8MY]
      ------yttrium oxide and europium oxide mixtures or 
        coprecipitates (see S. 2945), S2967 [8MY]
      ------yttrium phosphate and cerium phosphate mixtures or 
        coprecipitates (see S. 2944), S2967 [8MY]
      Taxation: extend, expand, and improve the qualifying therapeutic 
        discovery project credit (see S. 3232), S3516 [23MY]
      ------provide a credit for employer-provided job training (see 
        S. 3466), S5870 [1AU]
      ------provide exception from passive loss rules for investments 
        in high technology research small business pass-thru entities 
        (see S. 3595), S6546 [20SE]
      Teen Cancer Awareness Week: designate (see S. Res. 573), S6546 
        [20SE]
      Terrorism: amend statute of limitations for civil actions 
        regarding terrorist acts (see S. 3534), S6270 [12SE]
      World Peace Corps Mission: tribute to efforts to advance peace, 
        justice, and inter-religious collaborations and World Peace 
        Prize and its recipients (see S. Res. 614), S7976 [12DE]
  Cloture motions
      Aponte, Mari C.: nomination to be Ambassador to El Salvador, 
        S4176 [14JN]
      Bacharach, Robert E.: nomination to be circuit judge, S5449 
        [26JY], S5650 [30JY]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: establish a veterans jobs corps (S. 
        3457), S6259, S6260 [12SE]
      ------establish a veterans jobs corps (S. 3457), motion to 
        proceed, S5950 [2AU], S6083 [11SE]
      FDA: revise and extend the user-fee programs for prescription 
        drugs and medical devices and establish user-fee programs for 
        generic drugs and biosimilars (S. 3187), House amendment, 
        S4410 [21JN], S4449 [25JN]
      FDIC: temporarily extend the Transaction Account Guarantee 
        Program (S. 3637), S7724 [11DE]
      FEMA: restore financial solvency of the National Flood Insurance 
        Fund (S. 1940), motion to proceed, S4313 [20JN], S4400 [21JN]
      Helmick, Jeffrey J.: nomination to be district judge, S1570 
        [12MR]
      Hillman, Timothy S.: nomination to be district judge, S1570 
        [12MR]
      Lewis, Mary Geiger: nomination to be district judge, S1570 
        [12MR]
      Political campaigns: provide for additional disclosure 
        requirements for corporations, labor organizations, and other 
        entities (S. 3369), motion to proceed, S4942 [12JY], S5071 
        [17JY]
      Power resources: eliminate unnecessary tax subsidies and promote 
        renewable energy (S. 2204), S2055 [27MR], S2199 [29MR]
      ------eliminate unnecessary tax subsidies and promote renewable 
        energy (S. 2204), motion to proceed, S1985 [22MR], S2028 
        [26MR]
      Roads and highways: extend Federal-aid highway, highway safety, 
        motor carrier safety, transit, and other Highway Trust Fund-
        funded programs (S. 1813), S686 [15FE], S886 [17FE], S1372 
        [2MR], S1410 [6MR]
      Small business: increase job creation and economic growth by 
        improving access to public capital markets for emerging growth 
        companies (H.R. 3606), S1693, S1694 [15MR], S1840, S1841 
        [20MR], S1884 [21MR]
      Taxation: provide a temporary income tax credit for increased 
        payroll and extend bonus depreciation for certain business 
        assets (S. 2237), motion to proceed, S5008 [16JY]
  Remarks
      African Growth and Opportunity Act: add South Sudan to list of 
        eligible countries and extend third country fabric program (S. 
        3326), S5703, S5704 [31JY]
      Aponte, Mari C.: nomination to be Ambassador to El Salvador, 
        S4174, S4175 [14JN]
      ------nomination to be Ambassador to El Salvador, unanimous-
        consent agreement, S4170 [14JN]
      Appropriations: making for Dept. of Defense and other Federal 
        departments and agencies, rescind unobligated stimulus funds, 
        and reduce discretionary spending (H.R. 1), S8056 [17DE], 
        S8133-S8135 [18DE], S8439 [27DE]
      ------prohibit use of emergency spending for persons having 
        serious delinquent tax debts or for deceased individuals, 
        S8439 [27DE]
      Budget: allocation of funds, S2121 [28MR]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2012-2022 (S. Con. 
        Res. 42), motion to proceed, S3191 [16MY]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2013-2022 (H. Con. 
        Res. 112), motion to proceed, S3191 [16MY]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2013-2022 (S. Con. 
        Res. 37), motion to proceed, S3191 [16MY]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2013-2022 (S. Con. 
        Res. 41), motion to proceed, S3191 [16MY]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2013-2022 (S. Con. 
        Res. 44), motion to proceed, S3191 [16MY]
      Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act: approve renewal of import 
        restrictions (S. 3326), S5703, S5704 [31JY]
      Capitol Building and Grounds: permit use of rotunda for the 
        lying in state of the remains of Daniel K. Inouye (S. Con. 
        Res. 64), S8152 [18DE]
      Corps of Engineers: clarify cost-sharing requirements for 
        certain activities, S8439 [27DE]
      ------require congressional authorization of flood and storm 
        damage risk reduction projects, S8439 [27DE]
      Cuba: call for release of political prisoners, S3893-S3895 
        [11JN]
      ------human rights violations, S5851-S5853 [1AU]
      ------U.S. policy, S3893-S3895 [11JN]
      Deloitte Development LLC: LATINA Style (publication) Company of 
        the Year award recipient, S846 [16FE]
      Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military 
        activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military 
        construction (S. 3254), S7201, S7202 [29NO], S7282, S7283 
        [30NO]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities, 
        prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction (S. 
        3254), unanimous-consent agreement, S7195 [29NO]
      Dept. of Education: extend the reduced interest rate for Federal 
        Direct Stafford Loans (S. 2343), motion to proceed, S3024 
        [9MY]
      Dept. of HHS: Prevention and Public Health Fund funding, S3024 
        [9MY]
      Dominican Republic-Central America Free Trade Agreement (DR-
        CAFTA): modify textile and apparel rules of origin (S. 3326), 
        S5703, S5704 [31JY]
      EPA: disapprove rule relative to maximum achievable control 
        technology for certain steam generating units (S.J. Res. 37), 
        motion to proceed, S4328 [20JN]
      FDA: provide incentives for the development of qualified 
        infectious disease products, S4624 [26JN]
      ------revise and extend the user-fee programs for prescription 
        drugs and medical devices and establish user-fee programs for 
        generic drugs and biosimilars (S. 3187), S3540, S3562 [24MY]
      ------revise and extend the user-fee programs for prescription 
        drugs and medical devices and establish user-fee programs for 
        generic drugs and biosimilars (S. 3187), House amendment, 
        S4624 [26JN]
      ------revoke drug exclusivity from certain entities for 
        violations of Federal and State laws regulating 
        pharmaceuticals, S3540 [24MY]
      Federal agencies and departments: require merit-based and 
        competitive awards of disaster recovery contracts, S8439 
        [27DE]
      Firearms: gun control, S8050 [17DE]
      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), conference report, S4755 [29JN]
      Hispanic Heritage Month: observance (S. Res. 267), S6534 [20SE]
      Hudson River School: recognize contributions of painters to the 
        U.S., S7034 [28NO]
      Hurricanes: disaster assistance to New Jersey for recovery from 
        damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, S6841-S6843 [15NO]
      ------making supplemental appropriations for recovery from 
        damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, S8056 [17DE], S8133-S8135 
        [18DE], S8439 [27DE]
      Inouye, Daniel K.: tribute (S. Res. 624), S8152, S8153 [18DE]
      Iran: express importance of preventing acquisition of nuclear 
        weapons capability and continue economic and diplomatic 
        pressure to secure nonproliferation agreement (S. Res. 380), 
        S3254, S3257, S3258 [17MY]
      ------strengthen sanctions to compel Iran to abandon its pursuit 
        of nuclear weapons and other threatening activities, S7202 
        [29NO], S7282, S7283 [30NO]
      ------strengthen sanctions to compel Iran to abandon its pursuit 
        of nuclear weapons and other threatening activities (H.R. 
        1905), S3254, S3258 [17MY], S3320 [21MY]
      McNulty, Kevin: nomination to be district judge, S5006 [16JY]
      Medicaid: funding, S3192 [16MY]
      Medicare: reform, S3192 [16MY]
      Mental health: strike the word ``lunatic'' from Federal law (S. 
        2367), S8152 [18DE]
      National Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week: designate (S. Res. 
        568), S6534 [20SE]
      Newtown, CT: condemn shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, 
        express condolences for victims, and commend school personnel 
        and first responders who responded to shootings, S8050 [17DE]
      Obama, President: decision to reject permit for the Keystone XL 
        Pipeline, S2028 [26MR]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: protect rights of 
        conscience relative to requirements for coverage of specific 
        items and services, S1125 [29FE]
      Pharmaceuticals: allow importation of prescription drugs from 
        Canada, S3540, S3562 [24MY]
      Pima Cotton Trust Fund: reauthorize, S5703, S5704 [31JY]
      Political campaigns: provide for additional disclosure 
        requirements for corporations, labor organizations, and other 
        entities (S. 3369), motion to proceed, S5011 [16JY]
      ------require shareholder authorization before a public company 
        may make certain political expenditures (S. 1360), S5012 
        [16JY]
      Power resources: eliminate unnecessary tax subsidies and promote 
        renewable energy (S. 2204), S2120 [28MR], S2198 [29MR]
      ------eliminate unnecessary tax subsidies and promote renewable 
        energy (S. 2204), motion to proceed, S2026 [26MR]
      Roads and highways: extend Federal-aid highway, highway safety, 
        motor carrier safety, transit, and other Highway Trust Fund-
        funded programs (S. 1813), S594 [14FE], S1125 [29FE], S1591 
        [13MR]
      ------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), 
        conference report, S4755 [29JN]
      Schwartz, Patty: nomination to be circuit judge, S5006 [16JY]
      Senate: legislative program, S3930 [11JN], S8152 [18DE]
      Shipp, Michael A.: nomination to be district judge, S5006 
        [16JY], S5249 [23JY]
      Taiwan: observance of National Day, S6534 [20SE]
      Taxation: encourage alternative energy investments and job 
        creation, S1591, S1600 [13MR]
      ------prevent professional service income from being 
        mischaracterized as S corporation income to avoid paying 
        payroll taxes, S3024 [9MY]
      ------repeal excise tax on medical devices (H.R. 436), S3929 
        [11JN]
      ------terminate certain energy tax subsidies and lower the 
        corporate income tax rate, S1600 [13MR]
      Transportation: encourage use of private-public partnerships to 
        invest in public transportation projects, S4755 [29JN]
      U.N.: call for investigation of death of Oswaldo Paya Sardinas, 
        S5852 [1AU]
      Violence Against Women Act: reauthorize (H.R. 4970), S3160 
        [15MY]
      ------reauthorize (S. 1925), S2795 [26AP], S3160 [15MY]
      Votes: position on missed, S202 [31JA], S3724 [5JN]
      Women: anniversary of congressional passage of equal rights 
        amendment to the Constitution, S2810 [26AP]
      Wool Apparel Manufacturers Trust Fund: modify, S5703, S5704 
        [31JY]
  Statements
      Equal Rights Amendment: Birch Bayh, S2810 [26AP]
      Jorge Luis Garcia Perez Arrest by Cuban State Security: Yris T. 
        Perez Aguilera, S3893 [11JN]
  Tributes
      Britcher, Warren E., S8069 [17DE]
      Houston, Whitney E., S906 [17FE]
      Inouye, Daniel K., S8109 [18DE]
      Mikulski, Senator, S1910 [21MR]
      Paya Sardinas, Oswaldo, S5851 [1AU]
      Payne, Donald M., S1416 [6MR]