[Congressional Record Index (2012)]
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MORAN, JAMES P. (a Representative from Virginia)

  Amendments
      Dept. of Defense: making appropriations (H.R. 5856), H5038 
        [19JY]
      Energy and water development: making appropriations (H.R. 5325), 
        H3372 [1JN]
      Legislative branch of the Government: making appropriations 
        (H.R. 5882), H3681 [8JN]
  Articles and editorials
      Native American Tribal Leaders--Indian Country Shouldn't Be 
        Hostage to Far-Off Conflicts, Eric Bruguier and Lloyd Irvine, 
        Hill (publication), E1478 [11SE]
      Why Malala Inspires Us, Laura Bush, Washington (DC) Post, 
        E1695 [12OC]
  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), H1367 [16MR]
      ------provide assistance to sub-Saharan Africa to combat 
        obstetric fistula (see H.R. 5748), H2813 [16MY]
      Agriculture: authorize voluntary grazing permit retirement on 
        certain Federal lands where livestock grazing is impractical 
        (see H.R. 3432), H182 [25JA]
      ------provide for a uniform national standard for the housing 
        and treatment of egg-laying hens (see H.R. 3798), H641 [8FE]
      Animals: expand workforce of veterinarians specialized in care 
        and conservation of wild animals and ecosystems and develop 
        educational programs focused on wildlife and zoological 
        veterinary medicine (see H.R. 3886), H439 [2FE]
      Armed Forces: improve mental health assessments provided to 
        members deployed in support of a contingency operation (see 
        H.R. 1942), H6061 [14SE]
      ------limit authority to detain U.S. citizens under 
        authorizations for use of military force (see H.R. 3702), H27 
        [17JA]
      ------provide for certain requirements relative to retirement, 
        adoption, care, and recognition of military working dogs (see 
        H.R. 4103), H1741 [28MR]
      ------provide for treatment of autism under TRICARE (see H.R. 
        2288), H220 [31JA]
      Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month: observance (see H. Res. 
        621), H2330 [7MY]
      Aviation: ensure certain flight, duty, and rest requirements 
        apply to all-cargo air operations (see H.R. 4350), H3105 
        [17MY]
      Business and industry: list employers that relocate call centers 
        overseas, make such companies ineligible for Federal grants 
        and loans, and require call center employees to disclose their 
        physical location (see H.R. 3596), H727 [14FE]
      Capitol Building and Grounds: authorizing use of Grounds for 
        Greater Washington Soap Box Derby (see H. Con. Res. 106), 
        H1100 [29FE]
      Caribbean-American Heritage Month: support goals and ideals (see 
        H. Res. 289), H3707 [15JN]
      Cesar E. Chavez Day: designate (see H. Res. 130), H803 [15FE]
      CFTC: take certain actions to reduce excessive speculation in 
        energy markets (see H.R. 5186), H2271 [27AP]
      Chesapeake Bay: provide for continued conservation efforts in 
        the Chesapeake Bay watershed (see H.R. 6068), H4654 [29JN]
      Children and youth: extend, enhance, and revise certain laws on 
        collection, use, and disclosure of personal information of 
        children and establish additional protections (see H.R. 1895), 
        H966 [27FE]
      ------protect students from inappropriate seclusion and physical 
        restraint in schools (see H.R. 1381), H5078 [19JY]
      China: condemn human rights and legal due process standards 
        violations of Uyghurs (see H. Res. 576), H1273 [7MR]
      ------prevent repatriation of North Korean refugees and allow 
        diplomatic access to, and application for asylum by, such 
        refugees (see H. Con. Res. 109), H4864 [12JY]
      Citizenship: exempt certain elderly persons from English 
        language and government and history knowledge requirements for 
        naturalization, and permit others to take the examinations in 
        other languages (see H.R. 2957), H945 [17FE]
      Civil rights: restore effective use of group actions for claims 
        arising under antidiscrimination laws (see H.R. 5978), H3914 
        [20JN]
      Commission on Freedom of Information Act Processing Delays: 
        establish (see H.R. 1564), H641 [8FE]
      Commission To Accelerate the End of Breast Cancer: establish 
        (see H.R. 3067), H3707 [15JN]
      Commission To Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities: 
        establish (see H.R. 3653), H1741 [28MR]
      Commission To Study the Potential Creation of a National Women's 
        History Museum: establish (see H.R. 6421), H6060 [14SE]
      Committee on POW and MIA Affairs (House, Select): establish (see 
        H. Res. 111), H966 [27FE]
      Conservation of natural resources: strengthen the U.S. role in 
        the international community in conserving natural resources to 
        further global prosperity and security (see H.R. 6038), H4156 
        [27JN]
      Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary: expand boundaries (see 
        H.R. 192), H3915 [20JN]
      Corporations: constitutional amendment to exclude from rights 
        given to natural persons, prohibit corporate spending on 
        elections, and affirm power of Congress and States to regulate 
        corporations and elections (see H.J. Res. 90), H160 [24JA]
      Crime: enhance penalties for possession or financial 
        facilitation of access to child pornography and require 
        Internet service providers to assist child pornography and 
        exploitation investigations (see H.R. 6063), H4654 [29JN]
      Dept. of Agriculture: implement a certain interim final or final 
        rule regarding child nutrition programs (see H.R. 5789), H3164 
        [18MY]
      ------recognize significance of and support adequate funding for 
        the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (see H. Res. 
        564), H1018 [28FE]
      ------stop sale of products fraudulently labeled as organic, 
        require organic producers and certifiers to maintain and 
        provide records, and impose penalties on violators of organic 
        food laws (see H.R. 5962), H4065 [26JN]
      ------submit and provide access to a report on the animals 
        killed under the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 
        Wildlife Services program (see H.R. 6308), H5705 [2AU]
      ------Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program funding (see H. 
        Res. 760), H5861 [11SE]
      ------terminate certain direct payments to farmers for the 2012 
        crop year (see H.R. 2487), H28 [17JA]
      Dept. of Commerce: enable concrete masonry products 
        manufacturers and importers to carry out coordinated program 
        of research, education, and promotion to improve, maintain, 
        and develop markets (see H.R. 3395), H1543 [22MR]
      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), H1304 [8MR]
      ------modify award of Post-Deployment/Mobilization Respite 
        Absence program administrative absence days to exempt Reserve 
        members whose mobilization began before changes to the program 
        took effect (see H.R. 4045), H1847 [16AP]
      Dept. of Education: extend the reduced interest rate for Federal 
        Direct Stafford Loans (see H.R. 3826), H221 [31JA]
      ------strengthen connections to early childhood education 
        programs (see H.R. 2794), H5630 [1AU]
      Dept. of HHS: conduct programs to screen adolescents, and 
        educate health professionals, with respect to bleeding 
        disorders (see H.R. 1919), H1543 [22MR]
      ------ensure that immigration status alone is not a 
        disqualification for foster child placement and clarify State 
        and local laws on parental rights in foster care cases (see 
        H.R. 6128), H6623 [4DE]
      ------establish a working group to develop and disseminate best 
        practices to ensure accessibility in prescription drug 
        labeling for visually-impaired and blind individuals (see H.R. 
        4087), H1101 [29FE]
      ------establish Office of the National Nurse (see H.R. 3679), 
        H1847 [16AP]
      ------establish permanent national surveillance systems for 
        multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, and other 
        neurological diseases and disorders (see H.R. 2595), H79 
        [18JA]
      ------limit copayment, coinsurance, or other cost-sharing 
        requirements applicable to prescription drugs in a specialty 
        drug tier to the amount applicable to drugs in a non-preferred 
        brand drug tree (see H.R. 4209), H3662 [7JN]
      ------provide States with incentives to require elementary and 
        secondary schools to maintain, and permit school personnel to 
        administer, epinephrine (see H.R. 3627), H2813 [16MY]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: accept additional documentation when 
        considering application for veterans status of an individual 
        who performed service in the merchant marines during World War 
        II (see H.R. 1288), H79 [18JA]
      ------protect children affected by immigration enforcement 
        actions (see H.R. 2607), H1571 [26MR]
      Dept. of Justice: provide for evidence-based and promising 
        practices related to juvenile delinquency and criminal street 
        gang activity prevention and intervention (see H.R. 2721), 
        H1915 [17AP]
      ------provide incentives to States to invest in practices and 
        technology that are designed to expedite voting at polls and 
        simplify voter registration (see H.R. 6590), H6765 [12DE]
      Dept. of Labor: establish the National Full Employment Trust 
        Fund (see H.R. 870), H726 [14FE] (see H.R. 4277), H2072 [24AP]
      Dept. of Peace: establish (see H.R. 808), H5711 [2AU]
      Dept. of State: assist the establishment of a permanent and 
        international legal status necessary for global operations and 
        continue financial support for the International Commission on 
        Missing Persons (see H.R. 4344), H1811 [30MR]
      ------establish the Muhammad Ali Legacy Grant Program to promote 
        global respect, understanding, and communication (see H.R. 
        3795), H78 [18JA]
      Dept. of the Interior: establish and collect fees for 
        inspections of Outer Continental Shelf facilities, including 
        mobile offshore drilling units (see H.R. 2566), H4907 [17JY]
      Dept. of the Treasury: establish centers of excellence in 
        financial literacy education for young adults and families 
        (see H.R. 300), H1915 [17AP]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: clarify presumptions relating to 
        exposure of certain veterans who served in the vicinity of 
        Vietnam (see H.R. 3612), H1135 [1MR]
      Developing countries: protect girls through prevention of child 
        marriage (see H.R. 6087), H6234 [20SE]
      Disabled: expand and intensify NIH and Centers for Disease 
        Control and Prevention programs on translational research and 
        related activities relative to Down syndrome (see H.R. 2696), 
        H1210 [6MR]
      ------expand and intensify NIH programs on translational 
        research and related activities relative to Down syndrome (see 
        H.R. 2695), H1210 [6MR]
      Discrimination: condemn discrimination, hate crimes, racism, 
        bigotry, bullying and brutal violence perpetrated against 
        Sikh-Americans, and all acts of vandalism against Sikh 
        Gurdwaras in the U.S. (see H. Res. 785), H6060 [14SE]
      ------condemn illicit and religious profiling and surveillance 
        of Muslim American communities by New York Police Dept., and 
        call for a Federal investigation of such surveillance (see H. 
        Res. 651), H2645 [10MY]
      ------eliminate discrimination in State criminal and civil laws 
        for those who have tested positive for HIV (see H.R. 3053), 
        H5766 [10SE]
      Diseases: bring an end to the spread of HIV/AIDS in the U.S. and 
        around the world (see H.R. 6138), H5008 [18JY]
      ------expand research and awareness activities relative to 
        scleroderma (see H.R. 1672), H441 [2FE]
      ------improve diagnosis and treatment of hereditary hemorrhagic 
        telangiectasia (see H.R. 2123), H1846 [16AP]
      ------issue semipostal stamp to support Alzheimer's disease 
        research (see H. Res. 351), H2716 [15MY]
      ------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), H3699 [8JN]
      ------require group and individual health insurance coverage and 
        group health plans to cover oral cancer drugs on terms no less 
        favorable than coverage provided for intravenously 
        administered anticancer medications (see H.R. 2746), H512 
        [6FE]
      Drugs: apply reduced sentences for certain cocaine based 
        offenses retroactively for certain offenders (see H.R. 2316), 
        H4685 [9JY]
      ------provide an affirmative defense for medical use of 
        marijuana in accordance with the laws of the States (see H.R. 
        6134), H4907 [17JY]
      ------reduce deaths occurring from overdoses (see H.R. 6311), 
        H5705 [2AU]
      Education: restore fairness in education financing through 
        student loan forgiveness, Federal student loan interest rate 
        caps, and refinancing opportunities for private borrowers (see 
        H.R. 4170), H1916 [17AP]
      Elections: constitutional amendment on the authority of Congress 
        and the States to regulate contributions and expenditures in 
        political campaigns and to enact public financing systems for 
        such campaigns (see H.J. Res. 111), H3977 [21JN]
      Enterprise (U.S.S.): tribute to the Navy and current and former 
        officers and crew upon completion of final deployment (see H. 
        Con. Res. 143), H6622 [4DE]
      Explosives: limit use of cluster munitions (see H.R. 996), H27 
        [17JA]
      Fair Labor Standards Act: strengthen child labor provisions (see 
        H.R. 2234), H1741 [28MR]
      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), H1571 [26MR]
      FDA: require the label of drugs to contain a parenthetical 
        statement identifying the source of any ingredient 
        constituting or derived from a grain or starch-containing 
        ingredient (see H.R. 4972), H2447 [8MY]
      Federal employees: allow conversion of temporary seasonal 
        wildland firefighters and other seasonal employees in Federal 
        land management agencies to permanent seasonal positions (see 
        H.R. 6306), H5705 [2AU]
      ------tribute (see H. Res. 682), H5131 [23JY]
      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]
      Firearms: combat illegal gun trafficking (see H.R. 6195), H5291 
        [25JY]
      ------enhance criminal penalties for straw purchasers of 
        firearms (see H.R. 4190), H3976 [21JN]
      ------require face to face purchases of ammunition, licensing of 
        ammunition dealers, and reporting regarding bulk purchases of 
        ammunition (see H.R. 6241), H5525 [31JY]
      Food: strengthen Federal consumer product safety programs and 
        activities relative to commercially-marketed seafood (see H.R. 
        6200), H5766 [10SE]
      Foreign policy: codify U.S. Action Plan on Women, Peace, and 
        Security to promote inclusion of women in conflict resolution 
        efforts and peacebuilding institutions (see H.R. 6255), H5628 
        [1AU]
      Foreign trade: apply countervailing duties to nonmarket economy 
        countries (see H.R. 4105), H1099 [29FE]
      Global Science Program for Security, Competitiveness, and 
        Diplomacy: establish (see H.R. 6303), H5705 [2AU]
      Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary: expand 
        boundaries (see H.R. 192), H3915 [20JN]
      Health: promote development of meaningful treatments for 
        patients (see H.R. 3497), H512 [6FE]
      ------provide for medical neutrality protecting medical 
        facilities and personnel during armed conflict and establish 
        accountability for violations of the principle of medical 
        neutrality (see H.R. 2643), H694 [9FE]
      ------reauthorize certain programs for individuals with 
        traumatic brain injury (see H.R. 4238), H3734 [18JN]
      ------recognize importance of frontline health workers toward 
        accelerating progress on global health and saving lives of 
        women and children (see H. Res. 734), H5328 [26JY]
      Honduras: limit assistance pending certification that the 
        Government of Honduras has settled all outstanding 
        expropriation claims brought by U.S. companies (see H.R. 
        2200), H4157 [27JN]
      Horse Protection Act: designate additional unlawful acts, 
        strengthen penalties for violations, and improve Dept. of 
        Agriculture enforcement (see H.R. 6388), H5999 [13SE]
      Human rights: combat international violence against women and 
        girls (see H.R. 5905), H3660 [7JN]
      ------modify certain provisions of law relative to torture (see 
        H.R. 4011), H692 [9FE]
      ------prevent human trafficking in Government contracting (see 
        H.R. 4259), H2134 [25AP]
      Hurricanes: express condolences to, commend resiliency and 
        courage of, and provide necessary resources for relief, 
        recovery, and rebuilding efforts of victims of Hurricane Sandy 
        (see H. Res. 820), H6505 [28NO]
      Immigration: cancel removal and adjust status of certain long-
        term resident alien students (see H.R. 1842), H187 [27JA]
      ------modify certain provisions of law relative to refugee 
        resettlement (see H.R. 6460), H6280 [21SE]
      ------provide authority for immigration judges to terminate 
        proceedings or appoint counsel when necessary for aliens with 
        mental disabilities (see H.R. 3881), H1101 [29FE]
      ------provide for visas for certain advanced science, 
        technology, engineering, or math (STEM) graduates (see H.R. 
        6412), H6152 [19SE]
      Inouye, Daniel K.: tribute (see H. Res. 837), H7469 [30DE]
      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), H694 
        [9FE]
      International AIDS Conference: support and encourage global HIV/
        AIDS research, prevention, and treatment programs (see H. Res. 
        713), H5079 [19JY] (see H. Res. 749), H5525 [31JY]
      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 (see H.R. 4173), 
        H1978 [18AP]
      ------call for release of Nasrin Sotoudeh and all prisoners of 
        conscience and utilization by the U.S. of direct multilateral 
        and bilateral diplomacy to address human rights situation (see 
        H. Res. 828), H6701 [11DE]
      ------condemn continued persecution, imprisonment, and 
        sentencing of Youcef Nadarkhani on the charge of apostasy (see 
        H. Res. 556), H950 [24FE]
      ------use parts of fines levied against companies that do 
        business with Iran to establish a fund to pay claims to 
        Americans held hostage in Iran and their families identified 
        in a certain court case (see H.R. 5796), H4864 [12JY]
      Law enforcement: prohibit racial profiling (see H.R. 3618), 
        H3481 [5JN]
      March of Dimes Foundation: mint coins in recognition and 
        celebration (see H.R. 3187), H1428 [20MR]
      Medicaid: provide access to certified professional midwives for 
        enrollees (see H.R. 1054), H6279 [21SE]
      Medicare: cover supplies associated with insulin injection, home 
        needle removal, decontamination, and disposal devices, and 
        disposal of needles and syringes through a sharps-by-mail or 
        similar program (see H.R. 3150), H5009 [18JY]
      ------ensure continued access of beneficiaries to diagnostic 
        imaging services (see H.R. 3269), H6061 [14SE]
      ------extended coverage of immunosuppressive drugs for kidney 
        transplant patients and other renal dialysis provisions (see 
        H.R. 2969), H512 [6FE]
      ------provide coverage of services of qualified respiratory 
        therapists performed under the general supervision of a 
        physician (see H.R. 941), H1273 [7MR]
      ------provide for coverage and payment for complex 
        rehabilitation technology items (see H.R. 4378), H6001 [13SE]
      ------waive coinsurance for colorectal cancer screening tests, 
        regardless of whether therapeutic intervention is required 
        during the screening (see H.R. 4120), H1543 [22MR]
      Medicare/Medicaid: exclude pathologists from incentive payments 
        and penalties relative to the meaningful use of electronic 
        health records (see H.R. 4066), H6001 [13SE]
      Mental health: protect minors from efforts by practitioners to 
        change their sexual orientation or gender identity or 
        expression (see H. Con. Res. 141), H6765 [12DE]
      Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority: change membership of 
        Board of Directors (see H.R. 6369), H5765 [10SE]
      Minimum wage: provide for increases consistent with inflation 
        (see H.R. 6211), H5326 [26JY]
      Mining and mineral resources: place a moratorium on permitting 
        for mountaintop removal coal mining until health studies are 
        conducted by the Dept. of HHS (see H.R. 5959), H3806 [19JN]
      National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week: designate 
        (see H. Res. 756), H5707 [2AU]
      National Eagle Scout Day: designate (see H. Res. 716), H4604 
        [28JN]
      National Foster Care Month: recognize goals and ideals (see H. 
        Res. 659), H2812 [16MY]
      National Infrastructure Development Bank: establish (see H.R. 
        402), H79 [18JA]
      National Nurses Week: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 
        644), H2320 [7MY]
      National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month: designate (see H. Res. 
        748), H5713 [2AU]
      National Park Service: mint coins in commemoration of 
        anniversary of establishment (see H.R. 5840), H6300 [2OC]
      National parks and recreation areas: repeal certain laws 
        relative to carrying certain weapons in national parks (see 
        H.R. 4063), H901 [16FE]
      National Public Health Week: support goals and ideals (see H. 
        Res. 605), H1805 [29MR]
      Native Americans: decrease incidence of violent crime against 
        Indian women, strengthen capacity of tribes to respond to such 
        crimes, and hold perpetrators accountable (see H.R. 4154), 
        H4656 [29JN]
      Nicklaus, Jack: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 4040), 
        H1306 [8MR]
      North American Wetlands Conservation Act: extend authorization 
        of appropriations for allocation to carry out approved 
        wetlands conservation projects (see H.R. 1960), H79 [18JA]
      Occupational Safety and Health Act: expand coverage, increase 
        protections for whistleblowers, and increase penalties for 
        violators (see H.R. 190), H2134 [25AP]
      Office of Science and Technology Policy: establish a committee 
        to identify and coordinate international science and 
        technology cooperation (see H.R. 5916), H3660 [7JN]
      Pesticides: prohibit use, production, sale, importation, or 
        exportation of any pesticide containing atrazine (see H.R. 
        4318), H1804 [29MR]
      Political campaigns: permit State and local employees to run for 
        elective office and amend treatment of District of Columbia 
        employees and punishment of violations by Federal employees 
        relative to political activities (see H.R. 4152), H1272 [7MR]
      ------provide for additional disclosure requirements for 
        corporations, labor organizations, and other entities (see 
        H.R. 4010), H727 [14FE]
      Power resources: prevent Federal residential and commercial 
        mortgage lending regulators from adopting policies that 
        contravene established State and local property assessed clean 
        energy (PACE) laws (see H.R. 2599), H3662 [7JN]
      Public lands: sustain fish, plants, and wildlife (see H.R. 
        3496), H5526 [31JY]
      Rachel Carson Nature Trail: designate (see H.R. 6077), H5526 
        [31JY]
      Religion: honor historical contributions of Catholic sisters 
        (see H. Res. 689), H3977 [21JN]
      Rhode Island: revise boundaries of John H. Chafee Coastal 
        Barrier Resources System Gasparilla Island Unit FL-70P (see 
        H.R. 2154), H4685 [9JY]
      ------revise boundaries of John H. Chafee Coastal Barrier 
        Resources System Unit P16 (see H.R. 2155), H4828 [11JY]
      Roads and highways: extend Federal-aid highway, highway safety, 
        motor carrier safety, transit, and other Highway Trust Fund-
        funded programs (see H.R. 14), H1496 [21MR]
      Rotary International: commend efforts to prevent and eradicate 
        polio (see H. Res. 704), H4064 [26JN]
      Russia: impose sanctions on persons responsible for detention, 
        abuse, or death of Sergei Magnitsky, the conspiracy to defraud 
        Russia of taxes on corporate profits, and other human rights 
        violations (see H.R. 4405), H5202 [24JY]
      Social Security: treat permanent partnerships between 
        individuals of the same gender as marriage for purposes of 
        determining entitlement to Federal old-age, survivors, and 
        disability insurance benefits (see H.R. 4609), H2066 [24AP]
      SSA: require the President to transmit the annual budget without 
        revisions to Congress (see H.R. 4082), H943 [17FE]
      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), H1367 [16MR]
      Supreme Court: permit televising of proceedings (see H.R. 3572), 
        H903 [16FE]
      Syria: condemn human rights violations and call for transition 
        to democracy (see H. Res. 549), H6469 [27NO]
      ------condemn human rights violations and call for transition to 
        democracy and for President Bashar al-Assad to be tried before 
        the International Criminal Court (see H. Res. 687), H6062 
        [14SE]
      Tariff Act: increase dollar amount requirements for articles and 
        merchandise under administrative exemptions and entry under 
        regulations provisions (see H.R. 1653), H5130 [23JY]
      Taxation: deny any deduction for advertising and marketing 
        directed at children to promote the consumption of food at 
        fast food restaurants or food of poor nutritional quality (see 
        H.R. 6599), H6428 [16NO]
      ------extend credit for electricity produced from certain 
        renewable resources (see H.R. 3307), H115 [23JA]
      ------extend exclusion from gross income for employer-provided 
        health coverage to certain employee designated beneficiaries 
        (see H.R. 2088), H5766 [10SE]
      ------impose a tax on certain trading transactions (see H.R. 
        3313), H376 [1FE]
      ------make permanent the increased deduction for business start-
        up expenditures (see H.R. 4032), H1210 [6MR]
      ------provide an additional religious exemption from the 
        individual health coverage mandate (see H.R. 6597), H6428 
        [16NO]
      ------provide for an investment credit relative to the 
        production of electricity from offshore wind (see H.R. 3238), 
        H803 [15FE]
      ------reduce the Federal budget deficit by imposing a minimum 
        effective tax rate for high-income taxpayers (see H.R. 3903), 
        H1847 [16AP]
      ------support and strengthen tax incentives for retirement 
        savings (see H. Con. Res. 101), H901 [16FE]
      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 
        H. Res. 609), H5767 [10SE]
      Twain, Mark: mint commemorative coins (see H.R. 2453), H641 
        [8FE]
      Udall, Stewart L.: award Congressional Gold Medal posthumously 
        (see H.R. 6494), H6274 [21SE]
      Ukraine: ensure free and fair elections, release opposition 
        leaders sentenced on politically motivated grounds, and deny 
        U.S. visas to officials involved in human rights abuses or 
        anti-democratic actions (see H. Res. 730), H5331 [30JY]
      Vietnam: condemn crackdown on democracy activists, repeal 
        measures used to persecute peaceful political dissent, release 
        political prisoners, and ensure compliance with international 
        human rights standards (see H. Res. 484), H966 [27FE]
      ------promote freedom and democracy (see H.R. 1410), H2715 
        [15MY]
      Voting: modernize voter registration, promote access to voting 
        for disabled individuals, and protect the right to vote (see 
        H.R. 5799), H4158 [27JN]
      ------permit an individual who is required to present 
        identification to vote in a Federal election to meet such 
        requirement by signing an affidavit attesting to the 
        individual's identification (see H.R. 6419), H6060 [14SE]
      ------require a voter-verified permanent paper ballot (see H.R. 
        5816), H3103 [17MY]
      ------require States to establish minimum early voting period 
        and ensure that no individual be required to wait for longer 
        than one hour to cast a ballot at a polling place in an 
        election for Federal office (see H.R. 6591), H6429 [16NO]
      Wallenberg, Raoul: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 
        3001), H441 [2FE]
      Water for the Poor Act: enhance implementation (see H.R. 3658), 
        H1498 [21MR]
      White House Conference on Autism: convene (see H.R. 3489), H6280 
        [21SE]
      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), H1572 [26MR]
      ------prohibit import, export, transportation, sale, receipt, 
        acquisition, or purchase in interstate or foreign commerce of 
        any live animal of any prohibited wildlife species (see H.R. 
        4306), H2289 [27AP]
      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), H2443 [8MY]
      ------improve prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart 
        disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases in women 
        (see H.R. 3526), H512 [6FE]
      ------promote media literacy and youth empowerment programs, 
        authorize research on role and impact of depictions of girls 
        and women in the media, and establish National Task Force on 
        Girls and Women in the Media (see H.R. 2513), H966 [27FE]
      ------protect breastfeeding, provide performance standards for 
        breast pumps, provide tax incentives to employers to encourage 
        breastfeeding, and provide reasonable break time for nursing 
        mothers (see H.R. 2758), H3105 [17MY]
      ------require mammography reports contain a breast density 
        summary and a statement on the benefit of supplementary 
        screening tests for patients with dense breast tissue (see 
        H.R. 3102), H6397 [15NO]
      Year of the Korean War Veteran: designate (see H. Res. 618), 
        H3977 [21JN]
      Yousafzai, Malala: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 
        6588), H6397 [15NO]
  Bills and resolutions introduced
      Animals: disapprove use of gas chambers to euthanize shelter 
        animals and support State laws requiring the use of drugs for 
        euthanasia by animal shelters (see H. Res. 736), H5078 [19JY]
      Armed Forces: pay monthly annuities under the Survivor Benefit 
        Plan to a supplemental or special needs trust established for 
        the benefit of a disabled dependent child of a participant 
        (see H.R. 4329), H1804 [29MR]
      Climate: express that U.S. policies should reflect appropriate 
        understanding and sensitivity concerning climate change issues 
        (see H. Res. 672), H3362 [31MY]
      Dept. of Education: establish a demonstration program to provide 
        skills to classroom teachers and staff who work with children 
        with autism spectrum disorders (see H.R. 5195), H2271 [27AP]
      Dept. of HHS: authorize grants to States for demonstration 
        projects to expand State registries on childhood immunization 
        or health to include body mass index (BMI) (see H.R. 6402), 
        H5999 [13SE]
      Ecology and environment: provide grants to nonprofit 
        organizations to assign and support volunteers to assist 
        foreign countries in environmentally sustainable 
        administration of natural resources (see H.R. 6422), H6060 
        [14SE]
      Federal employees: reform the Senior Executive Service (see H.R. 
        6042), H4156 [27JN]
      Firearms: require background checks for purchases and gun shop 
        employees, prohibit purchase by individuals on terrorist watch 
        list, report lost or stolen guns, and establish standards for 
        concealed carry permits (see H.R. 6725), H7516 [31DE]
      Medicaid: provide an option of States to cover a children's 
        program of all-inclusive coordinated care (ChiPACC) (see H.R. 
        4147), H1209 [6MR]
      National Hunger Awareness Day: designate (see H. Res. 655), 
        H2646 [10MY]
      Voting: modernize State voting systems by allowing for increased 
        use of the Internet in voter registration, automated 
        registration of certain individuals, and shortening voter wait 
        times and early voting (see H.R. 6632), H6622 [4DE]
  Constitutional authority statements
      Armed Forces: pay monthly annuities under the Survivor Benefit 
        Plan to a supplemental or special needs trust established for 
        the benefit of a disabled dependent child of a participant 
        (H.R. 4329), H1806 [29MR]
      Dept. of Education: establish a demonstration program to provide 
        skills to classroom teachers and staff who work with children 
        with autism spectrum disorders (H.R. 5195), H2283 [27AP]
      Dept. of HHS: authorize grants to States for demonstration 
        projects to expand State registries on childhood immunization 
        or health to include body mass index (BMI) (H.R. 6402), H6000 
        [13SE]
      Ecology and environment: provide grants to nonprofit 
        organizations to assign and support volunteers to assist 
        foreign countries in environmentally sustainable 
        administration of natural resources (H.R. 6422), H6061 [14SE]
      Federal employees: reform the Senior Executive Service (H.R. 
        6042), H4157 [27JN]
      Firearms: require background checks for purchases and gun shop 
        employees, prohibit purchase by individuals on terrorist watch 
        list, report lost or stolen guns, and establish standards for 
        concealed carry permits (H.R. 6725), H7516 [31DE]
      Medicaid: provide an option of States to cover a children's 
        program of all-inclusive coordinated care (ChiPACC) (H.R. 
        4147), H1209 [6MR]
      Voting: modernize State voting systems by allowing for increased 
        use of the Internet in voter registration, automated 
        registration of certain individuals, and shortening voter wait 
        times and early voting (H.R. 6632), H6623 [4DE]
  Letters
      Autism Understanding and Training in School Methodologies for 
        Educators Act: Abby Raphael, Arlington, VA, School Board, 
        E688 [27AP]
      ------J. Terrig Thomas, M. Alexandra Arriaga, Alisa Cowen, and 
        Nadine Asef-Sargent, Arlington, VA, Special Education Advisory 
        Committee, E688 [27AP]
      ------John E. Toner, Arlington, VA, Special Education Parent 
        Teacher Association, E688 [27AP]
      ------Patrick K. Murphy, Arlington, VA, Public Schools 
        Superintendent, E688 [27AP]
  Pledge of Allegiance
      House of Representatives, H7 [13JA]
  Remarks
      Alcorn, Walter: Fairfax County, VA, Citizen of the Year award 
        recipient, E402 [21MR]
      Alexandria, VA: Days of Remembrance observance, E550 
        [17AP]
      Alibhai, Suleiman: Prevention of Blindness Society of 
        Metropolitan Washington Professional Service Award recipient, 
        E212 [16FE]
      American Society for Training and Development: tribute to 
        Employee Learning Week, E1938 [17DE]
      Appropriations: legislative process, H6047 [14SE]
      ------making continuing (H.J. Res. 117), H6047 [14SE]
      Arlington County, VA: anniversary of Rock Spring Congregational 
        United Church of Christ, E845 [18MY]
      Armed Forces: develop and implement a plan for withdrawal of 
        troops from Afghanistan, H1369 [19MR]
      ------pay monthly annuities under the Survivor Benefit Plan to a 
        supplemental or special needs trust established for the 
        benefit of a disabled dependent child of a participant (H.R. 
        4329), E506 [29MR]
      ATF: Multiple Sales Reporting Program funding, H2456 [9MY]
      Aurora, CO: express condolences for victims of movie theater 
        shootings and gratitude to responders to the shootings, H5212 
        [25JY]
      Better Business Bureau: anniversary, E1454 [10SE]
      Budget: setting forth the Federal budget for 2013-2022 (H. Con. 
        Res. 112), H1772 [29MR], H1858 [17AP]
      Climate: express that U.S. policies should reflect appropriate 
        understanding and sensitivity concerning climate change issues 
        (H. Res. 672), E933 [31MY]
      Community Foundation for Northern Virginia: Community 
        Foundations National Standards Board National Standards for 
        U.S. Community Foundations accreditation recipient, 
        E1451 [10SE]
      Congress: accomplishments of the 112th Congress, H5775 [11SE], 
        H6047-H6051 [14SE], H6163 [20SE]
      Corps of Engineers: finalize proposed guidance on identification 
        of waters protected by the Federal Water Pollution Control 
        Act, H3372, H3376, H3377 [1JN]
      Dept. of Defense: end contracts with Rosoboronexport (company) 
        relative to role in arms sales to Syria, H5038, H5039, H5040 
        [19JY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5856), H5038, H5039, H5040 
        [19JY]
      Dept. of Education: establish a demonstration program to provide 
        skills to classroom teachers and staff who work with children 
        with autism spectrum disorders (H.R. 5195), E687 
        [27AP]
      Dept. of Energy: phase out the innovative technology loan 
        guarantee program and provide taxpayer protections from 
        pending program participants (H.R. 6213), H6049 [14SE]
      Dept. of Justice: allow the denial of transfer of firearms or 
        the issuance of firearms and explosives licenses to known or 
        suspected terrorists (H.R. 1506), H2456 [9MY]
      Dept. of the Interior: implement President Obama's proposed 
        Outer Continental Shelf oil and gas leasing program (H.R. 
        6168), H5214 [25JY]
      ------limit authority to issue regulations before a certain date 
        under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (H.R. 
        3409), E1630 [21SE]
      ------replace President Obama's proposed Outer Continental Shelf 
        oil and gas leasing program with a congressional plan that 
        will conduct additional lease sales (H.R. 6082), H5171 [24JY], 
        H5214 [25JY]
      Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and related agencies: allow 
        use of project labor agreements for Federal construction 
        projects, H3338 [31MY]
      ------extend pay freeze of civilian employees, H3319 
        [31MY]
      ------making appropriations for military construction and 
        veterans' services (H.R. 5854), H3319, H3338 
        [31MY]
      Ecology and environment: provide grants to nonprofit 
        organizations to assign and support volunteers to assist 
        foreign countries in environmentally sustainable 
        administration of natural resources (H.R. 6422), E1534 
        [14SE]
      Economy: avert ``fiscal cliff'' economic crisis through 
        bipartisan agreement on taxes and spending, H6516 [29NO], 
        H7520, H7554 [1JA]
      ------national objectives priority assignments, E101 
        [31JA]
      ------provide incentives for the creation of jobs and extend and 
        reform certain tax provisions and Federal programs (H.R. 
        3630), conference report, H919 [17FE]
      ------provide tax relief for workers and businesses, rebuild and 
        modernize country's infrastructure, and provide pathways back 
        to work for those looking for jobs (H.R. 12), H6049 [14SE]
      Endangered species: prohibit importation of polar bear trophies 
        from Canada, H1885 [17AP]
      Energy and water development: making appropriations (H.R. 5325), 
        H3372, H3376, H3377 [1JN]
      FBI: National Instant Criminal Background Check System funding, 
        H2457 [9MY]
      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), H3867 [20JN]
      Federal employees: extend pay limitation for Members of Congress 
        and Federal employees (H.R. 3835), H230, H309 [1FE]
      ------extend pay limitation for Members of Congress and Federal 
        employees (H.R. 6726), H7525 [1JA]
      ------increase contribution by employees for defined retirement 
        benefits, H3319 [31MY]
      ------increase contribution by new employees for defined 
        retirement benefits, H919 [17FE]
      ------reform the Senior Executive Service (H.R. 6042), 
        E1152 [27JN]
      FERC: transfer permitting approval authority over construction 
        of the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline (H.R. 4348), H2460 
        [9MY]
      Firearms: ensure that individuals who should be prohibited from 
        buying a firearm are listed in the National Instant Criminal 
        Background Check System and require a background check for 
        every firearm sale (H.R. 1781), H2456 [9MY]
      ------gun control, H7364 [20DE]
      Gulf of Mexico: restore natural resources, ecosystems, 
        fisheries, habitats, and wetlands of Gulf Coast States, and 
        create jobs and revive economy of communities affected by the 
        Deepwater Horizon oil spill (H.R. 4348), H2460 [9MY]
      House of Representatives: prohibit funding for polystyrene 
        containers in food service facilities, H3681, H3682 [8JN]
      Hudson River School: recognize contributions of painters to the 
        U.S., E1793 [16NO]
      Israel: 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 (H.R. 
        4133), E810 [16MY]
      Legislative branch of the Government: making appropriations 
        (H.R. 5882), H3681, H3682 [8JN]
      Library of Congress: Open World Leadership Center funding, H3681 
        [8JN]
      Links, Inc.: anniversary of Arlington, VA, chapter, E297 
        [1MR]
      McLean, VA: tribute to Langley High School staff for efforts to 
        support Maureen Marsh during health crisis, E188 
        [14FE]
      Medicaid: provide an option of States to cover a children's 
        program of all-inclusive coordinated care (ChiPACC) (H.R. 
        4147), E321 [6MR]
      Moldova: extend normal trade relations status (H.R. 6156), H6414 
        [16NO]
      National objectives: economic recovery, H6048-H6051 [14SE]
      Native Americans: decrease incidence of violent crime against 
        Indian women, strengthen capacity of tribes to respond to such 
        crimes, and hold perpetrators accountable, H2776 
        [16MY]
      ------facilitate economic development by Indian tribes and 
        encourage investment by Turkish enterprises in Native American 
        communities (H.R. 2362), H5094 [23JY], E1478 [11SE]
      Newtown, CT: condemn shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, 
        express condolences for victims, and commend school personnel 
        and first responders who responded to shootings, H7364 [20DE]
      Oceans: National Ocean Policy implementation funding, H2514 
        [9MY]
      Patent and Trademark Office: tribute to National Trademark Expo, 
        E1552 [19SE]
      Refuse disposal: facilitate recovery and beneficial use, and 
        provide for the proper management and disposal, of materials 
        generated by the combustion of coal and other fossil fuels, 
        H3870 [20JN]
      Republican Party: national agenda, H6050 [14SE], E15 
        [13JA]
      Roads and highways: 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), H2460 [9MY]
      ------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), 
        motion to instruct conferees, H3870 [20JN], H3951 [21JN]
      Rodriguez, Andrew: Amateur Athletic Union James E. Sullivan 
        Award recipient, E482 [29MR]
      Russia: extend normal trade relations status, H5980 
        [13SE]
      ------extend normal trade relations status (H.R. 6156), H6414 
        [16NO]
      ------impose sanctions on persons responsible for detention, 
        abuse, or death of Sergei Magnitsky, the conspiracy to defraud 
        Russia of taxes on corporate profits, and other human rights 
        violations, H6414 [16NO]
      Science, Depts. of Justice and Commerce, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations (H.R. 5326), H2456, H2514 [9MY]
      Sports: protect and enhance opportunities for recreational 
        fishing, hunting, and shooting (H.R. 4089), H1885 [17AP]
      Sudan: human rights violations and attacks on the border regions 
        of South Kordofan and Blue Nile, H1442 [21MR]
      Taxation: extend Bush administration tax cuts, provide 
        alternative minimum tax relief, and extend increased expensing 
        limitations (H.R. 8), Senate amendments, H7520, H7554 [1JA]
      ------provide a deduction for domestic business income of 
        qualified small businesses (H.R. 9), H2001 [19AP]
      Terrorism: anniversary of terrorist attacks, H5775 [11SE]
      Transportation: authorize funds for Federal-aid highway, public 
        transportation, and highway and motor carrier safety programs 
        (H.R. 7), H739 [15FE], H1221 [7MR]
      Unemployment: provide additional emergency unemployment 
        compensation, E101 [31JA]
      Vietnam: condemn crackdown on democracy activists, repeal 
        measures used to persecute peaceful political dissent, release 
        political prisoners, and ensure compliance with international 
        human rights standards (H. Res. 484), E1482 [11SE]
      ------promote freedom and democracy (H.R. 1410), E1482 
        [11SE]
      Violence Against Women Act: ensure access to assistance programs 
        regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity, 
        H2776 [16MY]
      ------ensure protection for immigrant victims of domestic 
        violence and crime, H2776 [16MY]
      ------reauthorize (H.R. 4970), H2776 [16MY]
  Statements
      Economic Justice: Alex Lesser and Josh Fixler, Religious Action 
        Center for Reform Judaism and Union for Reform Judaism, 
        E101 [31JA]
  Tributes
      Bergdahl, Jim, E195 [15FE]
      Bowens, Jacqueline, E1393 [3AU]
      Chase, Peter M., E900 [30MY]
      Dragoo, Gregory F., E1105 [21JN]
      Fitch, Robert, E70 [25JA]
      Gibert, Paul, E197 [15FE]
      Goodridge, Gail A.W., E1170 [28JN]
      Pennybacker, Gail, H5024 [19JY], E1267 [18JY]
      Reiley, Mame, E1147 [27JN]
      Summerall, Wilmot N., III, E275 [29FE]
      Weissman, Joshua, E194 [15FE]
      Yousafzai, Malala, E1694 [12OC]