[Congressional Record Index (2012)]
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MILLER, BRAD (a Representative from North Carolina)

  Amendments
      Small business: increase job creation and economic growth by 
        improving access to public capital markets for emerging growth 
        companies (H.R. 3606), H1278 [8MR]
  Bills and resolutions cosponsored
      Africa: condemn atrocities and encourage efforts to end threats 
        by the Lord's Resistance Army and bring Joseph Kony and his 
        top commanders to justice (see H. Res. 583), H1544 [22MR]
      Armed Forces: add a definition of spouse for purposes of 
        military personnel policies and military and veterans benefits 
        that recognize new State definitions of spouse (see H.R. 
        6046), H4908 [17JY]
      ------improve prevention and response to sexual assaults (see 
        H.R. 3435), H2134 [25AP]
      ------lift statutory bans on denying servicewomen coverage for 
        abortions in cases of rape or incest and preventing use of 
        private funds for abortions at U.S. military facilities (see 
        H.R. 2085), H5711 [2AU]
      ------provide for treatment of autism under TRICARE (see H.R. 
        2288), H2329 [7MY]
      Aviation: ensure certain flight, duty, and rest requirements 
        apply to all-cargo air operations (see H.R. 4350), H3267 
        [30MY]
      Best Buddies International, Inc.: provide assistance to support 
        expansion and development of mentoring programs (see H.R. 
        2152), H726 [14FE]
      Business and industry: accelerate research, development, and 
        innovation in manufacturing to improve competitiveness (see 
        H.R. 6081), H4684 [9JY]
      Colleges and universities: improve education and prevention 
        related to campus sexual violence, domestic violence, dating 
        violence, and stalking (see H.R. 2016), H115 [23JA]
      Commission To Accelerate the End of Breast Cancer: establish 
        (see H.R. 3067), H2288 [27AP]
      Credit: require portion of closing costs to be paid by the 
        enterprises with respect to certain refinanced mortgage loans 
        (see H.R. 6467), H6231 [20SE]
      Dept. of Defense: ensure detainees on U.S. soil have access to 
        due process, the court system, and will not be detained 
        indefinitely by the military (see H.R. 4192), H2447 [8MY]
      Dept. of Education: establish Eunice Kennedy Shriver Institutes 
        for Sport and Social Impact (see H.R. 2152), H726 [14FE]
      ------extend the reduced interest rate for Federal Direct 
        Stafford Loans (see H.R. 3826), H945 [17FE]
      Dept. of Energy: consider water intensity in energy research, 
        development, and demonstration programs to help guarantee 
        efficient, reliable, and sustainable delivery of energy and 
        water resources (see H.R. 5827), H3267 [30MY]
      Dept. of HHS: establish permanent national surveillance systems 
        for multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, and other 
        neurological diseases and disorders (see H.R. 2595), H2647 
        [10MY]
      ------reduce adolescent pregnancy, HIV rates, and other sexually 
        transmitted diseases by expanding comprehensive, age-
        appropriate sex education in schools (see H.R. 3324), H5766 
        [10SE]
      Dept. of State: authorize payment of a reward to combat 
        transnational organized crime and for information concerning 
        foreign nationals wanted by international criminal tribunals 
        (see H.R. 4077), H2329 [7MY]
      Dept. of Transportation: prioritize local comments when 
        selecting a toll pilot project (see H.R. 5713), H3267 [30MY]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: educate staff and inform veterans 
        about the Injured and Amputee Veterans Bill of Rights (see 
        H.R. 805), H3267 [30MY]
      ------establish an open burn pit registry to ensure that Armed 
        Forces members exposed to toxic chemicals and fumes in 
        Afghanistan or Iraq receive information regarding such 
        exposure (see H.R. 3337), H5009 [18JY]
      ------provide equity for tuition and fees for individuals 
        entitled to assistance under the Post-9/11 Veterans 
        Educational Assistance Program who are pursuing education 
        programs (see H.R. 3483), H182 [25JA]
      Developing countries: improve access to microenterprise by the 
        very poor (see H.R. 2524), H5331 [30JY]
      Diseases: establish a comprehensive interagency response to 
        reduce lung cancer mortality in a timely manner (see H.R. 
        1394), H5923 [12SE]
      Egypt: honor rule of law and return Noor and Ramsay Bower to the 
        U.S. (see H. Res. 193), H6702 [11DE]
      Family and Medical Leave Act: allow leave to address domestic 
        violence, sexual assault, or stalking and their effects, and 
        include domestic partners (see H.R. 3151), H6061 [14SE]
      FDA: create a pathway for premarket notification and review of 
        laboratory-developed tests (see H.R. 3207), H5860 [11SE]
      Federal employees: provide certain benefits to domestic partners 
        (see H.R. 3485), H6062 [14SE]
      Financial institutions: establish fair and transparent practices 
        related to marketing and provision of overdraft coverage 
        programs at depository institutions (see H.R. 5691), H2566 
        [9MY]
      ------limit fee disclosure requirement for an automatic teller 
        machine to the screen of that machine (see H.R. 4367), H3976 
        [21JN]
      Foreign aid: prohibit application of restrictive eligibility 
        requirements to foreign nongovernmental organizations based on 
        provision of certain health services (see H.R. 2639), H5860 
        [11SE]
      ------provide assistance for developing countries to promote 
        quality and universal basic education (see H.R. 2705), H5711 
        [2AU]
      Health: enhance and further research of prevention and treatment 
        of eating disorders and improve access to treatment (see H.R. 
        1448), H3481 [5JN]
      ------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), H3976 [21JN]
      ------recognize importance of frontline health workers toward 
        accelerating progress on global health and saving lives of 
        women and children (see H. Res. 734), H5713 [2AU]
      Housing: extend protection of interests of tenants in the case 
        of any foreclosure on any dwelling or residential real 
        property and establish a right of action to enforce compliance 
        with such protections (see H.R. 3619), H3267 [30MY]
      Immigration: cancel removal and adjust status of certain long-
        term resident alien students (see H.R. 1842), H3915 [20JN]
      Insurance: require health plans to cover treatment of a minor 
        child's congenital or developmental deformity or disorder due 
        to trauma, infection, tumor, or disease (see H.R. 1955), H802 
        [15FE]
      International AIDS Conference: support and encourage global HIV/
        AIDS research, prevention, and treatment programs (see H. Res. 
        713), H5202 [24JY]
      March of Dimes Foundation: mint coins in recognition and 
        celebration (see H.R. 3187), H3808 [19JN]
      Medicaid: cover physician services delivered by podiatric 
        physicians to ensure access by beneficiaries to appropriate 
        quality foot and ankle care (see H.R. 3364), H115 [23JA]
      Medicare: ensure continued access of beneficiaries to diagnostic 
        imaging services (see H.R. 3269), H4605 [28JN]
      ------include screening computed tomography colonography as a 
        colorectal screening test (see H.R. 4165), H3808 [19JN]
      ------promote medication therapy management under the part D 
        prescription drug program (see H.R. 891), H3807 [19JN]
      ------provide coverage of comprehensive Alzheimer's disease and 
        other dementia diagnosis and services to improve care and 
        outcomes by increasing detection, diagnosis, care, and 
        planning (see H.R. 1386), H3915 [20JN]
      ------waive coinsurance for colorectal cancer screening tests, 
        regardless of whether therapeutic intervention is required 
        during the screening (see H.R. 4120), H6001 [13SE]
      Multinational Species Conservation Funds Semipostal Stamp Act: 
        reauthorize (see H.R. 3510), H5130 [23JY]
      National Engineers Week: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 
        552), H902 [16FE]
      Nicklaus, Jack: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 4040), 
        H1808 [29MR]
      Office of Science and Technology Policy: establish a committee 
        to identify and coordinate international science and 
        technology cooperation (see H.R. 5916), H3660 [7JN]
      Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp.: ensure maximum pension benefits 
        for certain pilots forced to retire at age 60 by FAA 
        regulations (see H.R. 1867), H3404 [1JN]
      Social Security: repeal Government pension offset and windfall 
        elimination provisions (see H.R. 1332), H79 [18JA]
      Special Olympics Sport and Empowerment Act: reauthorize (see 
        H.R. 2152), H726 [14FE]
      Sudan: develop strategy to end human rights violations, create 
        incentives for governments and persons to end support, and 
        reinvigorate peace efforts (see H.R. 4169), H1303 [8MR]
      Taxation: allow a tax credit for the purchase of hearing aids 
        (see H.R. 1479), H1915 [17AP]
      ------extend credit for electricity produced from certain 
        renewable resources (see H.R. 3307), H3915 [20JN]
      ------extend exclusion from gross income for employer-provided 
        health coverage to certain employee designated beneficiaries 
        (see H.R. 2088), H6001 [13SE]
      ------provide an additional religious exemption from the 
        individual health coverage mandate (see H.R. 6597), H6428 
        [16NO]
      ------provide collegiate housing and infrastructure grants (see 
        H.R. 1327), H3163 [18MY]
      ------reduce the Federal budget deficit by imposing a minimum 
        effective tax rate for high-income taxpayers (see H.R. 3903), 
        H1847 [16AP]
      ------treat automatic fire sprinkler systems under certain 
        deduction guidelines and as 15-year property for purposes of 
        depreciation (see H.R. 1792), H3105 [17MY]
      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), H1846 [16AP]
      Transportation: provide flexibility in use of Federal funding 
        for certain transit functions to local entities (see H.R. 
        3200), H727 [14FE]
      Vietnam: prohibit duty-free treatment of imports into the U.S. 
        under the Generalized System of Preferences of the Trade Act 
        (see H.R. 5157), H3662 [7JN]
      Women: ensure reasonable workplace accommodations for workers 
        whose ability to perform the functions of a job are limited by 
        pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition (see 
        H.R. 5647), H3808 [19JN]
      Year of the Korean War Veteran: designate (see H. Res. 618), 
        H5202 [24JY]
  Bills and resolutions introduced
      Financial institutions: provide for a safe, accountable, fair, 
        and efficient banking system (see H.R. 5714), H2644 [10MY]
  Constitutional authority statements
      Financial institutions: provide for a safe, accountable, fair, 
        and efficient banking system (H.R. 5714), H2646 [10MY]
  Remarks
      Arlington National Cemetery: provide certain requirements for 
        the placement of monuments (H.R. 1627), Senate amendment, 
        H5335, H5431 [31JY]
      Armed Forces: tribute to North Carolina Air National Guard 
        members killed or injured while fighting South Dakota White 
        Draw Fire, H4708 [10JY]
      Congress: accomplishments of the 112th Congress, H5934 [13SE]
      Dept. of Justice: legal activities, U.S. Attorneys, and FBI 
        financial and mortgage fraud enforcement activities funding 
        through reductions in NASA funding, H2378 [8MY]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: presume service connection for 
        illnesses associated with water contaminants at Camp Lejeune, 
        NC, and provide health care to those affected by such 
        contamination, H5335, H5431 [31JY]
      Government regulations: prohibit agencies from taking any 
        significant regulatory action until the unemployment rate is 
        equal to or less than a certain level (H.R. 4078), H5237 
        [25JY]
      Health: reduce health care and insurance costs through medical 
        malpractice tort reform (H.R. 5), H1439 [21MR]
      House of Representatives: impact of partisanship, H4071 [27JN]
      Journal: question of approval, H1438 [21MR], H4706 [10JY]
      Science, Depts. of Justice and Commerce, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations (H.R. 5326), H2378 [8MY]
      SEC: change threshold number of shareholders for required 
        registration, H1278 [8MR]
      Small business: increase job creation and economic growth by 
        improving access to public capital markets for emerging growth 
        companies (H.R. 3606), H1278 [8MR]
      U.S. Marshals Service: mint coins in commemoration of 
        anniversary (H.R. 886), H1443 [21MR]
      Votes: position on missed, H1598 [27MR]
      Women: health care for women, H1439 [21MR]
  Tributes
      Meyer, Steven, E795 [15MY]