[Congressional Record Index (2012)]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office, www.gpo.gov]



MURKOWSKI, LISA (a Senator from Alaska)

  Amendments
      Agriculture: continue certain programs (S. 3240), S3840, S3850, 
        S3851, S3867 [7JN], S3917 [11JN], S3978 [12JN], S4154 [13JN], 
        S4208 [14JN], S4247 [18JN], S4370 [20JN]
      Congress: prohibit Members and employees from using nonpublic 
        information derived from their official positions for personal 
        benefit (S. 2038), S209 [31JA]
      Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military 
        activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military 
        construction (S. 3254), S7072, S7108, S7109, S7112, S7113, 
        S7120 [28NO], S7217, S7224, S7226, S7229, S7257 [29NO], S7295, 
        S7303 [30NO], S7328 [3DE]
      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), S3289 [17MY], S3495 
        [23MY]
      Kotzebue, AK: convey certain property from the U.S. to the 
        Maniilaq Association (H.R. 443), S8307, S8308 [20DE]
      Power resources: eliminate unnecessary tax subsidies and promote 
        renewable energy (S. 2204), S2110 [27MR], S2176, S2179 [28MR], 
        S2244 [29MR]
      Roads and highways: extend Federal-aid highway, highway safety, 
        motor carrier safety, transit, and other Highway Trust Fund-
        funded programs (S. 1813), S654, S655 [14FE], S707 [15FE], 
        S863 [16FE], S925, S1018 [17FE], S1397 [5MR], S1544, S1556 
        [8MR]
      Small business: increase job creation and economic growth by 
        improving access to public capital markets for emerging growth 
        companies (H.R. 3606), S1811 [19MR]
      Sports: protect and enhance opportunities for recreational 
        fishing, hunting, and shooting (S. 3525), S6636 [21SE], S6822 
        [14NO]
      Technology: enhance security and resiliency of U.S. cyber and 
        communications infrastructure (S. 3414), S5495, S5507, S5522, 
        S5532, S5544, S5556, S5579, S5591 [26JY], S5740, S5741, S5747, 
        S5748, S5760 [31JY]
      Violence Against Women Act: reauthorize (S. 1925), S2841, S2842 
        [26AP]
  Appointments
      Japan-U.S. Interparliamentary Group, S2660 [24AP]
  Articles and editorials
      U.K. Plans Oil Sector Tax Relief, Alexis Flynn, Wall Street 
        Journal, S2052 [27MR]
      UK Offers New Tax Breaks for Remote Fields, Robert Perkins, 
        Jillian Ambrose, and Nathan Richardson, Oilgram News 
        (publication), S2051 [27MR]
  Bills and resolutions cosponsored
      Abdnor, James: tribute (see S. Res. 475), S3631 [24MY]
      Age Discrimination in Employment Act: clarify appropriate 
        standard of proof for Federal antiretaliation and 
        antidiscrimination claims (see S. 2189), S6456 [19SE]
      Alliance To Save Energy: anniversary (see S. Res. 406), S2030 
        [26MR]
      American Battle Monuments Commission: provide for ongoing 
        maintenance of Clark Veterans Cemetery in the Philippines (see 
        S. 2320), S3330 [21MY]
      Anchorage, AK: tribute to Nunaka Valley Little League junior 
        girls softball team (see S. Res. 571), S6546 [20SE]
      Arctic Ocean: provide for research, monitoring, and observation 
        (see S. 3613), S6625 [21SE]
      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), S699 [15FE]
      ------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), S4789 [9JY]
      ------modify per-fiscal year calculation of days of certain 
        active duty or service used to reduce minimum age at which 
        Reserve component members may retire for non-regular service 
        (see S. 866), S3977 [12JN]
      ------track, prevent, and respond to hazing incidents involving 
        members (see S. 3180), S3235 [16MY]
      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]
      Budget: require the President to provide a report detailing the 
        sequester required by the Budget Control Act (see S. 3228), 
        S3516 [23MY]
      Clothing industry: provide preferential duty treatment to 
        certain apparel articles of the Philippines (see S. 1244), 
        S8303 [20DE]
      Commission To Accelerate the End of Breast Cancer: establish 
        (see S. 3237), S3631 [24MY]
      Commission To Study the Potential Creation of a National Women's 
        History Museum: establish (see S. 3567), S6454 [19SE]
      Computers: improve cybersecurity by collaborating with industry, 
        enhancing information sharing, strengthening criminal statutes 
        for cyber crimes, and updating Federal security standards (see 
        S. 2151), S1194 [1MR] (see S. 3342), S4674 [27JN]
      Congress: approve permit for the Keystone XL Pipeline (see S. 
        2041), S163 [30JA] (see S. 3607), S6546 [20SE]
      Controlled Substances Act: prevent abuse of dextromethorphan 
        (see S. 3376), S4893 [11JY]
      Crime: establish criminal offense for fraudulent claims about 
        military service (see S. 1728), S4822 [10JY]
      Denali Commission: reauthorize and modify membership (see S. 
        3590), S6545 [20SE]
      Dept. of Commerce: authorize and set certain catch limits on 
        aboriginal subsistence whaling if the International Whaling 
        Commission fails to adopt such limits (see S. 3262), S3728 
        [5JN]
      Dept. of Defense: develop a strategy to promote the security of 
        Afghan women and girls during the security transition process 
        (see S. 3646), S7040 [28NO]
      ------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 S. 2121), S3901 [11JN]
      ------provide benefits under the Post-Deployment/Mobilization 
        Respite Absence program for days of non-participation due to 
        Government error (see S. 2060), S3839 [7JN]
      Dept. of HHS: ensure religious conscience protections relative 
        to insurance coverage of certain women's preventive health 
        services (see S. 2043), S389 [7FE]
      ------provide States with incentives to require elementary and 
        secondary schools to maintain, and permit school personnel to 
        administer, epinephrine (see S. 1884), S5212 [19JY]
      ------reauthorize and extend the fetal alcohol syndrome 
        prevention and services program (see S. 2262), S2242 [29MR]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: modify requirements for the visa 
        waiver program (see S. 2046), S2602 [23AP]
      Dept. of Justice: support appointment of an independent special 
        counsel to investigate leaked intelligence information on 
        covert operations (see S. Res. 489), S4152 [13JN]
      Dept. of the Interior: install in the area of the World War II 
        Memorial a suitable plaque or inscription with the words that 
        Franklin D. Roosevelt prayed on D-Day, June 6, 1944 (see S. 
        3078), S3978 [12JN]
      ------limit authority to issue regulations before a certain date 
        under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (see S. 
        3450), S5733 [31JY]
      ------replace President Obama's proposed Outer Continental Shelf 
        oil and gas leasing program with a congressional plan that 
        will conduct additional lease sales (see S. 3383), S5659 
        [30JY]
      ------set prices for Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and 
        Conservation Stamps (duck stamps) and make limited waivers of 
        stamp requirements for certain users (see S. 2156), S1541 
        [8MR]
      Education: anniversary of Title IX, prohibiting gender 
        discrimination in educational and athletic programs and its 
        critical role in guaranteeing equal educational opportunities 
        for women and girls (see S. Res. 500), S4368 [20JN]
      Endangered Species Act: establish a procedure for approval of 
        certain settlements (see S. 3500), S5977 [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), S8204 [19DE]
      Federal agencies and departments: treat relevant military 
        training as sufficient to satisfy training or certification 
        requirements for Federal licenses (see S. 2239), S4893 [11JY]
      Financial institutions: address fee disclosure requirements (see 
        S. 3204), S5382 [25JY]
      Fort Wainwright, AK: tribute to 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 
        25th Infantry Division (see S. Res. 459), S3129 [14MY]
      FRS: require an audit of the Board of Governors and Federal 
        Reserve banks (see S. 202), S5257 [23JY]
      Health: repeal excise tax on medical devices (see S. 17), S5047 
        [16JY]
      ------repeal mandate that individuals purchase health insurance 
        (see S. 19), S5047 [16JY]
      Indian Law and Order Commission: extend period of time provided 
        to produce a required report (see S. 2090), S494 [9FE]
      Inouye, Daniel K.: tribute (see S. Res. 624), S8138 [18DE]
      Insurance: preserve consumer and employer access to licensed 
        independent insurance producers (see S. 2068), S323 [2FE] (see 
        S. 2288), S2392 [17AP]
      International Chemistry Olympiad: commend participants and hosts 
        and encourage pursuit of careers in science, technology, 
        engineering, and mathematics (see S. Res. 491), S3977 [12JN]
      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), S5213 [19JY]
      Iran: call on U.N. to take concerted actions against Iran for 
        statements calling for the destruction of Israel (see S. Res. 
        574), S6628 [21SE]
      ------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), S3130 [14MY]
      ------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), S3088 [10MY]
      ------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), S3088 [10MY]
      Juneteenth Independence Day: designate (see S.J. Res. 45), S4774 
        [29JN]
      Law enforcement: reform the ATF, modernize firearms laws and 
        regulations, and protect the community from criminals (see S. 
        835), S164 [30JA]
      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]
      Lions Clubs: mint coins in commemoration of centennial of 
        establishment (see S. 1299), S2969 [8MY]
      March of Dimes Foundation: mint coins in recognition and 
        celebration (see S. 1935), S2928 [7MY]
      McGovern, George S.: tribute (see S. Res. 607), S7303 [30NO]
      Medicare: clarify application of secondary payer rules (see S. 
        1718), S6063 [10SE]
      Motor vehicles: prevent car and truck rental companies from 
        renting vehicles that contain a defect related to vehicle 
        safety (see S. 3706), S8364 [21DE]
      National Adoption Day: support goals and ideals (see S. Res. 
        595), S7215 [29NO]
      National Adoption Month: support goals and ideals (see S. Res. 
        595), S7215 [29NO]
      National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week: designate 
        (see S. Res. 546), S5978 [2AU]
      National Charter Schools Week: support goals and ideals (see S. 
        Res. 447), S2968 [8MY]
      National Child Awareness Month: designate (see S. Res. 522), 
        S5047 [16JY]
      National Cytomegalovirus Awareness Month: designate (see S. Res. 
        510), S4637 [26JN]
      National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Establishment Act: 
        reauthorize and amend (see S. 1494), S132 [26JA]
      National forests: declare state of emergency and implement 
        hazardous fuel reduction projects for extreme fire hazard and 
        unsafe conditions caused by pine beetle infestations, drought, 
        disease, or storm damage (see S. 2277), S2497 [18AP]
      National Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week: designate (see S. 
        Res. 568), S6455 [19SE]
      National Kids to Parks Day: designate (see S. Res. 463), S3234 
        [16MY]
      National MPS Awareness Day: designate (see S. Res. 450), S3042 
        [9MY]
      National Native American Heritage Month: observance (see S. Res. 
        561), S6454 [19SE]
      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]
      National Teacher Appreciation Week: observance (see S. Res. 
        461), S3174 [15MY]
      National Tribal Colleges and Universities Week: designate (see 
        S. Res. 605), S7303 [30NO]
      Native American Heritage Day: observance (see S. Res. 561), 
        S6454 [19SE]
      Native Americans: deem certain claims presented to an Indian 
        Health Service contracting officer pursuant to the Indian 
        Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act as timely 
        presented (see S. 2389), S2821 [26AP]
      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]
      NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps Act: reauthorize and amend (see 
        S. 2388), S2821 [26AP]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: protect rights of 
        conscience relative to requirements for coverage of specific 
        items and services (see S. 1467), S495 [9FE]
      ------repeal health insurance tax (see S. 1880), S3423 [22MY]
      Power resources: clarify that a State has the sole authority to 
        regulate hydraulic fracturing on Federal land within the 
        boundaries of the State (see S. 2248), S2166 [28MR]
      ------facilitate domestic energy production to reduce energy 
        costs and spur economic growth and job creation (see S. 3445), 
        S5486 [26JY]
      ------recognize primacy of States relative to regulation of 
        hydraulic fracturing on Federal land within the boundaries of 
        the State (see S. 3573), S6454 [19SE]
      President's Youth Council: establish (see S. Res. 608), S7402 
        [4DE]
      Public lands: provide for State approval of new units of 
        national forests, parks, wildlife refuges, wild and scenic 
        rivers, trails, wilderness, conservation or recreation areas, 
        or other Federal systems (see S. 2473), S2823 [26AP]
      Religion: honor historical contributions of Catholic sisters 
        (see S. Res. 515), S4725 [28JN]
      Robert Boochever U.S. Courthouse, Juneau, AK: designate (see S. 
        2251), S2242 [29MR]
      Rotary International: commend efforts to prevent and eradicate 
        polio (see S. Res. 473), S4370 [20JN]
      Rudman, Warren: tribute (see S. Res. 604), S7215 [29NO]
      SBA: remove limit on anticipated award price for contracts 
        awarded under the procurement program for women-owned small 
        business concerns and identify industries in which women are 
        underrepresented (see S. 2172), S1459 [7MR]
      Ships and vessels: establish uniform and environmentally sound 
        standards governing discharges incidental to the normal 
        operation of a vessel in the navigable waters of the U.S. (see 
        S. 3332), S4417 [21JN]
      Small Business Saturday: designate (see S. Res. 589), S6626 
        [21SE]
      Social Security: repeal Government pension offset and windfall 
        elimination provisions (see S. 2010), S3130 [14MY]
      Specter, Arlen: tribute (see S. Res. 612), S7703 [10DE]
      Taxation: exempt certain air taxi services from taxes on 
        transportation by air (see S. 3451), S5659 [30JY]
      ------extend publicly traded partnership ownership structure to 
        energy power generation projects and transportation fuels (see 
        S. 3275), S6746 [13NO]
      ------extend the new markets tax credit (see S. 996), S6340 
        [13SE]
      ------extend time period for contributing military death 
        gratuities to Roth IRAs and Coverdell education savings 
        accounts (see S. 3234), S4419 [21JN]
      Trafficking Victims Protection Act: authorize appropriations and 
        enhance measures to combat trafficking in persons (see S. 
        1301), S6627 [21SE]
      Transportation Security Administration: require compliance with 
        the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act 
        (see S. 1990), S568 [13FE]
      Travel and tourism: stimulate international tourism by reforming 
        the visa process, encouraging Canadian and Chinese tourism to 
        the U.S., and updating the visa waiver program (see S. 3199), 
        S3280 [17MY]
      U.S. Chamber of Commerce: anniversary (see S. Res. 482), S4370 
        [20JN]
      Veterans: improve protection and enforcement of employment and 
        reemployment rights of members of the uniformed services (see 
        S. 3236), S4823 [10JY]
      Violence Against Women Act: reauthorize (see S. 1925), S133 
        [26JA]
      Wallenberg, Raoul: award Congressional Gold Medal (see S. 1591), 
        S1577 [12MR]
      Water: prevent finalization by the EPA or Corps of Engineers of 
        proposed guidance on identification of waters protected by the 
        Federal Water Pollution Control Act (see S. 2245), S3088 
        [10MY]
      Week of the Young Child: designate (see S. Res. 436), S2826 
        [26AP]
      Wildfires: tribute to efforts of firefighters and military 
        personnel to contain wildfires and protect life, homes, and 
        natural resources (see S. Res. 523), S5047 [16JY]
      Women: remove deadline for ratification of constitutional 
        amendment to ensure equal rights (see S.J. Res. 39), S2326 
        [16AP]
      World War II: award Congressional Gold Medal to the First 
        Special Service Force (see S. 1460), S1089 [28FE]
      ------recognize superior service of members of the First Special 
        Service Force (see S. Res. 577), S6626 [21SE]
      Year of the Korean War Veteran: designate (see S. Res. 602), 
        S7040 [28NO]
  Bills and resolutions introduced
      Air Force: prevent relocation of F-16 aircraft from Eielson AFB, 
        AK (see S. 2073), S350 [6FE]
      Alaska: authorize establishment of a Niblack mining area road 
        corridor (see S. 3330), S4417 [21JN]
      Anchorage, AK: provide for unencumbering of title to non-Federal 
        land owned by the city for purposes of economic development by 
        conveying Federal reversion interest to the city (see S. 
        3633), S6855 [15NO]
      Courts: require the attorney for the Government to disclose 
        favorable information to the defendant in criminal 
        prosecutions brought by the U.S. (see S. 2197), S1734 [15MR]
      Credit: 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), S850 [16FE]
      Dept. of Justice: issue a report on the Alaska Rural Justice and 
        Law Enforcement Commission (see S. 3373), S4893 [11JY]
      Dept. of the Interior: implement President Obama's proposed 
        Outer Continental Shelf oil and gas leasing program and 
        conduct additional oil and gas lease sales to promote offshore 
        energy development (see S. 3438), S5381 [25JY]
      FERC: remove authority to collect land use fees for land that 
        has been sold, exchanged, or otherwise transferred from 
        Federal ownership but that is subject to a power site 
        reservation (see S. 3265), S3729 [5JN]
      Global Youth Service Days: designate (see S. Res. 421), S2393 
        [17AP]
      Iran: close loopholes, increase transparency, and improve 
        effectiveness of sanctions on trade in petroleum products (see 
        S. 2058), S261 [1FE]
      Mount Denali: designate (see S. 2272), S2242 [29MR]
      National Airborne Day: designate (see S. Res. 527), S5304 [24JY]
      National Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Awareness Day: 
        designate (see S. Res. 536), S5871 [1AU]
      Red Ribbon Week: support goals and ideals (see S. Res. 578), 
        S6626 [21SE]
      Sports: recognize heritage of recreational fishing, hunting, and 
        shooting on public lands and ensure continued opportunities 
        for those activities (see S. 2066), S323 [2FE]
      Taiwan: support efforts to strengthen democracy and human rights 
        and encourage Government to take into consideration 
        international election monitoring recommendations (see S. Res. 
        542), S5978 [2AU]
      Taxation: allow Indian tribes to receive charitable 
        contributions of apparently wholesome food (see S. 3299), 
        S4203 [14JN]
      Walter Harper Talkeetna Ranger Station, Talkeetna, AK: designate 
        (see S. 2273), S2242 [29MR]
  Cloture motions
      Congress: prohibit Members and employees from using nonpublic 
        information derived from their official positions for personal 
        benefit (S. 2038), S1839 [20MR], S1980 [22MR]
  Letters
      BIA Indian Reservation Roads program revised funding formula: A. 
        Webster Demmert III, Klawock Cooperative Association, S695 
        [15FE]
      ------Dawn Hutchison, Wrangell Cooperative Association, S695 
        [15FE]
      ------John Gomez, Jr., Ramona Band of Cahuilla, S694 [15FE]
      ------Joseph D. Hamilton, Ramona Band of Cahuilla, S694 [15FE]
      ------Myron P. Naneng, Sr., Association of Village Council 
        Presidents, S695 [15FE]
      ------Stacy Dixon, Susanville Indian Rancheria, S694 [15FE]
      Prevent FDA approval of genetically-engineered fish unless NOAA 
        concurs with such approval: Ioana Rusu, Consumers Union, S3496 
        [23MY]
      ------Keith Curley, Trout Unlimited (organization), S3497 [23MY]
      Violence Against Women Act reauthorization: by, S5348 [25JY]
  Privilege of the floor
      Albertson, Jenessa, S5894 [1AU]
      Clingenpeel, Cale, S5894 [1AU]
      Colligan, Carly, S5894 [1AU]
      Freitag, Mari, S5894 [1AU]
      Haymans, Parker, S5894 [1AU]
      Lewis, Courtney, S5894 [1AU]
      Logan, Travis, S5894 [1AU]
      Mueller, Joseph, S5894 [1AU]
      Tomera, Katherine, S5894 [1AU]
      Torgerson, Marissa, S5894 [1AU]
      Udland, Sierra, S5894 [1AU]
      Watts, Douglas, S5894 [1AU]
  Remarks
      Air Force: submit report evaluating upside potential of Eielson 
        AFB, AK, before dismantling or relocation of assets, S7290 
        [30NO]
      Alaska: authorize establishment of a Niblack mining area road 
        corridor (S. 3330), S4420 [21JN]
      ------impact of debris from Japanese earthquake, S5848-S5850 
        [1AU]
      ------tribute to ``Choose Respect'' initiative to reduce rates 
        of domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse, S2204 
        [29MR]
      ------tribute to Coast Guard and Alaska National Guard for 
        response to severe weather, S115-S117 [26JA]
      Alaska Quarterly Review (publication): anniversary, 
        S2918 [7MY]
      Alaska Sports Hall of Fame (organization): tribute, S698 
        [15FE]
      Anchorage, AK: provide for unencumbering of title to non-Federal 
        land owned by the city for purposes of economic development by 
        conveying Federal reversion interest to the city (S. 3633), 
        S6856 [15NO]
      Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: oil and gas exploration, S1035 
        [27FE]
      BIA: revised funding formula for Indian Reservation Roads 
        program, S692, S696 [15FE]
      Coast Guard: authorizing appropriations (H.R. 2838), House 
        amendment, S7972 [12DE]
      ------clarify restrictions on certain fishing vessels, S7972 
        [12DE]
      Computers: improve cybersecurity by collaborating with industry, 
        enhancing information sharing, strengthening criminal statutes 
        for cyber crimes, and updating Federal security standards, 
        S5942 [2AU]
      ------improve cybersecurity by collaborating with industry, 
        enhancing information sharing, strengthening criminal statutes 
        for cyber crimes, and updating Federal security standards (S. 
        2151), S1204 [1MR]
      Congress: approve permit for the Keystone XL Pipeline, S1707 
        [15MR], S2143 [28MR]
      Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military 
        activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military 
        construction (S. 3254), S7290 [30NO]
      ------require an expedited review of Freedom of Information Act 
        requests made by Members of Congress about activities in the 
        Members' States, S7292 [30NO]
      Dept. of the Interior: authorize exploration, leasing, 
        development, and production of oil and gas in and from the 
        western Coastal Plain of Alaska without surface occupancy, 
        S2143 [28MR]
      ------authorize exploration, leasing, development, and 
        production of oil and gas in and from the western Coastal 
        Plain of Alaska without surface occupancy (S. 351), S1708 
        [15MR]
      ------authorize exploration, leasing, development, production, 
        and economically feasible and prudent transportation of oil 
        and gas in and from the Coastal Plain of Alaska (S. 352), 
        S1708 [15MR]
      ------reinstate Draft Proposed Outer Continental Shelf Oil and 
        Gas Leasing Program, S1526 [8MR]
      Ecology and environment: expedite environmental and judicial 
        review of projects subject to the National Environmental 
        Policy Act, S2144 [28MR]
      EPA: disapprove rule relative to maximum achievable control 
        technology for certain steam generating units (S.J. Res. 37), 
        motion to proceed, S4315 [20JN]
      ------impact of regulations, S5460-S5462 [26JY]
      FDA: prevent approval of genetically-engineered fish unless NOAA 
        concurs with such approval, S3495 [23MY], S3554 [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), S3495 [23MY], S3554 
        [24MY]
      Federal agencies and departments: grant authority to implement 
        rule to improve Federal permitting and review process of 
        infrastructure projects, S2144 [28MR]
      FEMA: restore financial solvency of the National Flood Insurance 
        Fund (S. 1940), S4640 [26JN]
      FERC: remove authority to collect land use fees for land that 
        has been sold, exchanged, or otherwise transferred from 
        Federal ownership but that is subject to a power site 
        reservation (S. 3265), S3732 [5JN]
      Global Youth Service Days: designate (S. Res. 421), S2452 [17AP]
      Hawaii: express the policy of the U.S. toward Native Hawaiians 
        and provide a process for the reorganization and recognition 
        of the Native Hawaiian government (S. 675), S8268 [20DE]
      Independence Day: observance, S4718 [28JN]
      Inouye, Daniel K.: tribute (S. Res. 624), S8153 [18DE]
      Juneau (AK) Empire: anniversary, S6795 [14NO]
      Memorial Day: observance, S3618 [24MY]
      Obama, President: evaluation of energy policies, S6480 [20SE]
      Parcha, Aaron: Distinguished Flying Cross recipient, S6892 
        [26NO]
      Petroleum: dependence on foreign sources, S1707 [15MR]
      ------economic impact of increasing oil prices, S1035 [27FE]
      ------gasoline price levels, S2050 [27MR]
      Political campaigns: provide for additional disclosure 
        requirements for corporations, labor organizations, and other 
        entities (S. 3369), motion to proceed, S5068 [17JY]
      Power resources: eliminate unnecessary tax subsidies and promote 
        renewable energy (S. 2204), S2121, S2143, S2144, S2147 [28MR]
      ------eliminate unnecessary tax subsidies and promote renewable 
        energy (S. 2204), motion to proceed, S2050, S2052 [27MR]
      ------increase oil and gas production on Federal lands, S1708 
        [15MR]
      ------national energy policy, S1707 [15MR]
      Roads and highways: extend Federal-aid highway, highway safety, 
        motor carrier safety, transit, and other Highway Trust Fund-
        funded programs (S. 1813), S692, S696 [15FE], S1526 [8MR], 
        S2050 [27MR], S2204 [29MR]
      Senate: tribute to interns from Alaska, S5848 [1AU]
      Stuemke, Brandon: Distinguished Flying Cross recipient, S6892 
        [26NO]
      Supreme Court: decision in Citizens United v. FEC on corporate 
        political contributions used for political speech, S5068 
        [17JY]
      Taiwan: support efforts to strengthen democracy and human rights 
        and encourage Government to take into consideration 
        international election monitoring recommendations (S. Res. 
        542), S5991 [2AU], S6438 [19SE]
      Technology: enhance security and resiliency of U.S. cyber and 
        communications infrastructure (S. 3414), S5942 [2AU]
      Ted Stevens Day: observance, S5462 [26JY]
      Terrorism: anniversary of terrorist attacks, S6099 [11SE]
      Violence Against Women Act: reauthorize (S. 1925), S1703 [15MR], 
        S2204 [29MR], S2770 [26AP]
      Walter Harper Talkeetna Ranger Station, Talkeetna, AK: designate 
        (S. 2273), S2253 [29MR]
      Widener, Christopher: Distinguished Flying Cross recipient, 
        S6892 [26NO]
  Reports
      National Election in Taiwan: International Election Observers 
        Mission, S6438-S6440 [19SE]
  Texts of
      S. 2197, Fairness in Disclosure of Evidence Act, S1736 [15MR]
  Tributes
      Adams, Albert P.S., S6620 [21SE]
      Akaka, Senator, S8268 [20DE]
      Bingaman, Senator, S8547 [30DE]
      Boochever, Robert, S4721 [28JN]
      Brown, Senator Scott P., S8546 [30DE]
      Cushing, Frank M., S697 [15FE]
      Frank, Richard, S6620 [21SE]
      Heinze, Cheryll, S5208 [19JY]
      Hutchison, Senator, S8546 [30DE]
      Juneby, Issac, S5083 [17JY]
      Kohl, Senator, S8547 [30DE]
      Lugar, Senator, S8545 [30DE]
      Mikulski, Senator, S1909 [21MR]
      Rada, Ellen F. Juneby, S5083 [17JY]
      Rasmuson, Mary Louise M., S5971 [2AU]
      Riddle, Ruby, S6796 [14NO]
      Slick, Sherrie, S4146 [13JN]
      Snowe, Senator, S8546 [30DE]
      Uhart, Barney, S6621 [21SE]