[Congressional Record Index (2012)]
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MURPHY, TIM (a Representative from Pennsylvania)

  Amendments
      Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military 
        activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military 
        construction (H.R. 4310), H3140 [18MY]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: making appropriations (H.R. 5855), 
        H3579 [6JN]
  Bills and resolutions cosponsored
      Abortion: ensure that women seeking an abortion receive an 
        ultrasound and the opportunity to review the ultrasound before 
        giving informed consent to receive an abortion (see H.R. 
        3805), H114 [23JA]
      ------prohibit certain abortion-related discrimination in 
        government activities (see H.R. 361), H27 [17JA]
      ------prohibit Federal assistance for telemedicine abortions and 
        ban interstate abortions using telemedicine technology (see 
        H.R. 5731), H2645 [10MY]
      ------protect lives of born and unborn persons (see H.R. 374), 
        H79 [18JA]
      ------protect pain-capable unborn children in the District of 
        Columbia (see H.R. 3803), H114 [23JA]
      Agriculture: repeal sugar price support program and marketing 
        allotments (see H.R. 1385), H27 [17JA]
      Armed Forces: authorize the award of a Cold War service medal to 
        members who served honorably during the Cold War era (see H.R. 
        1968), H4685 [9JY]
      ------commend, make permanent, oppose proposals to diminish 
        national security role of, and recognize the National Guard as 
        the foundation of the Operational Reserve (see H. Con. Res. 
        129), H3977 [21JN]
      ------ensure that Reserve members who have served on active duty 
        or performed certain active service receive credit toward 
        early receipt of non-regular service retired pay (see H.R. 
        181), H5711 [2AU]
      ------tribute to members for service in Iraq (see H. Res. 528), 
        H181 [25JA]
      Buy American Week: designate (see H. Res. 705), H4828 [11JY]
      Catholic Schools Week: recognize goals and honor contributions 
        of Catholic schools (see H. Res. 523), H158 [24JA]
      Commission To Accelerate the End of Breast Cancer: establish 
        (see H.R. 3067), H5711 [2AU]
      Congress: approve construction, operation, and maintenance of 
        the northern portion of the Keystone XL pipeline from the 
        Canadian border to the South Dakota/Nebraska border (see H.R. 
        6164), H5130 [23JY]
      Crime: prohibit taking minors across State lines to avoid State 
        laws requiring parental notification of abortions (see H.R. 
        2299), H1571 [26MR]
      Dept. of Agriculture: terminate certain direct payments to 
        farmers for the 2012 crop year (see H.R. 2487), H115 [23JA]
      Dept. of HHS: eliminate authority to limit ability of medical 
        providers to conduct lawful businesses (see H.R. 6320), H6001 
        [13SE]
      ------provide States with incentives to require elementary and 
        secondary schools to maintain, and permit school personnel to 
        administer, epinephrine (see H.R. 3627), H2715 [15MY]
      Dept. of the Interior: limit authority to issue regulations 
        before a certain date under the Surface Mining Control and 
        Reclamation Act (see H.R. 3409), H5202 [24JY]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: designate one U.S. city each year as 
        an ``American World War II City'' (see H.R. 2717), H1642 
        [27MR]
      District of Columbia: restore right to keep and bear arms (see 
        H.R. 645), H27 [17JA]
      Electric power: clarify that compliance with an emergency order 
        under the Federal Power Act to generate or transmit 
        electricity may not be considered a violation of environmental 
        laws or regulations (see H.R. 4273), H3700 [8JN]
      English language: declare as national language of U.S. (see H.R. 
        1164), H1428 [20MR]
      ------reaffirm as official language of U.S., establish uniform 
        English language rule for naturalization, and avoid 
        misconstructions of English language texts of U.S. laws (see 
        H.R. 997), H4685 [9JY]
      EPA: amend guidelines governing the handling of lead-based paint 
        during remodeling or renovation activities (see H.R. 5911), 
        H3660 [7JN]
      ------exempt components used in manufacture of hunting and 
        recreational shooting ammunition and fishing tackle from 
        regulation under the Toxic Substances Control Act (see H.R. 
        1558), H966 [27FE]
      ------require analyses of cumulative impacts of certain rules 
        and actions that impact gasoline, diesel fuel, and natural gas 
        prices, jobs, and the economy (see H.R. 4471), H3164 [18MY]
      Families and domestic relations: constitutional amendment on 
        parental rights (see H.J. Res. 110), H3480 [5JN]
      FDA: create a pathway for premarket notification and review of 
        laboratory-developed tests (see H.R. 3207), H187 [27JA]
      ------strengthen ability to seek advice from external experts on 
        rare diseases, their burdens, and unmet medical needs of 
        individuals with rare diseases (see H.R. 4156), H1741 [28MR]
      Firearms: provide that certain firearms listed as curios or 
        relics may be imported into the U.S. by a licensed importer 
        without obtaining authorization from the Depts. of State or 
        Defense (see H.R. 615), H802 [15FE]
      ------update certain procedures applicable to commerce in 
        firearms and remove certain Federal restrictions on interstate 
        firearms transactions (see H.R. 58), H220 [31JA]
      Flag--U.S.: constitutional amendment to prohibit desecration 
        (see H.J. Res. 13), H4776 [10JY]
      Foreign trade: apply countervailing duties to nonmarket economy 
        countries (see H.R. 4105), H1135 [1MR]
      Gambling: establish a program for State licensing of Internet 
        poker (see H.R. 2366), H376 [1FE]
      GAO: study impact of certain announced Dept. of Homeland 
        Security immigration policies regarding the exercise of 
        prosecutorial discretion (see H.R. 6070), H4655 [29JN]
      Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act: repeal health-care 
        related provisions (see H.R. 6079), H4775 [10JY]
      Holder, Attorney General: express no confidence due to lack of 
        monitoring and actions during investigation into whistleblower 
        allegations relative to operations transferring firearms to 
        drug cartels (see H. Res. 490), H1154 [5MR]
      IMF: repeal authority to provide certain loans to the IMF, 
        repeal increase in the U.S. quota in that Fund, and certain 
        other authorities, and rescind related appropriations (see 
        H.R. 2313), H1017 [28FE]
      Immigration: clarify classes of individuals born in the U.S. who 
        are nationals and citizens of the U.S. at birth (see H.R. 
        140), H641 [8FE]
      Information technology: preserve and advance the 
        multistakeholder governance model under which the Internet has 
        thrived (see H. Con. Res. 127), H3481 [5JN]
      Iran: clarify treatment of the interests of Iran in certain 
        assets (see H.R. 4070), H5526 [31JY]
      ------condemn continued persecution, imprisonment, and 
        sentencing of Youcef Nadarkhani on the charge of apostasy (see 
        H. Res. 556), H950 [24FE]
      ------express importance of preventing acquisition of nuclear 
        weapons capability and continue economic and diplomatic 
        pressure to secure nonproliferation agreement (see H. Res. 
        568), H1498 [21MR]
      Israel: authorize further assistance to Israel for the Iron Dome 
        anti-missile defense system (see H.R. 4229), H1642 [27MR]
      ------independence anniversary (see H. Con. Res. 115), H2034 
        [19AP]
      ------reaffirm strategic relationship with the U.S., direct the 
        President to submit reports on U.S. actions to enhance this 
        relationship, and assist in the defense of Israel (see H.R. 
        4133), H1498 [21MR]
      Law enforcement: reform the ATF, modernize firearms laws and 
        regulations, and protect the community from criminals (see 
        H.R. 1093), H115 [23JA]
      Medicare: establish a market pricing program for durable medical 
        equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS) (see 
        H.R. 6490), H6304 [9OC]
      ------prevent fraud and abuse and require National Provider 
        Identifiers for reimbursement of prescriptions under part D 
        (see H.R. 3474), H79 [18JA]
      ------recognize certain certified diabetes educators as 
        certified providers for purposes of outpatient diabetes self-
        management training services (see H.R. 2787), H1978 [18AP]
      ------waive coinsurance for colorectal cancer screening tests, 
        regardless of whether therapeutic intervention is required 
        during the screening (see H.R. 4120), H1847 [16AP]
      Mental Health Month: designate (see H. Res. 640), H2274 [27AP]
      Mining and mineral resources: issue postage stamp in 
        commemoration of coal miners (see H. Res. 743), H5327 [26JY]
      National Eagle Scout Day: designate (see H. Res. 716), H4604 
        [28JN]
      Nicklaus, Jack: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 4040), 
        H1154 [5MR]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: constitutionality 
        (see H. Res. 475), H27 [17JA]
      ------repeal (see H.R. 6079), H4775 [10JY]
      ------repeal annual fee on health insurance providers (see H.R. 
        1370), H5331 [30JY]
      Patriot Guard Riders (organization): tribute to mission to show 
        sincere respect for fallen Armed Forces members by attending 
        funeral services of a fallen member as invited guests of the 
        family (see H. Res. 669), H3482 [5JN]
      Presidential appointments: disapprove appointment of certain 
        officers or employees during a congressional recess of less 
        than 3 days and express that such appointments are 
        unconstitutional (see H. Res. 509), H26 [17JA]
      ------prevent payment for services to individuals appointed 
        during a Senate recess to fill a vacancy that existed when the 
        Senate was in session (see H.R. 3770), H26 [17JA]
      Pro Football Hall of Fame: mint coins in recognition and 
        celebration (see H.R. 4104), H1392 [19MR]
      Public welfare programs: prohibit waivers relative to compliance 
        with Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program work 
        requirements (see H.R. 6140), H5202 [24JY]
      Sergeant Leslie H. Sabo, Jr. Post Office Building, Ellwood City, 
        PA: designate (see H.R. 5954), H4656 [29JN]
      Social Security: exclude from creditable wages income earned by 
        aliens for services illegally performed in the U.S. or derived 
        from an illegal trade or business (see H.R. 787), H1391 [19MR]
      ------revise medical criteria for evaluating disability in a 
        person with Huntington's disease and waive Medicare waiting 
        period for individuals disabled by Huntington's disease (see 
        H.R. 718), H5526 [31JY]
      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), H3267 [30MY]
      Taxation: clarify eligibility for the child tax credit (see H.R. 
        3444), H1498 [21MR]
      ------increase, extend, and make permanent the above-the-line 
        deduction for certain elementary and secondary school teacher 
        expenses (see H.R. 1738), H3 [6JA]
      ------make employers of spouses of military personnel eligible 
        for the work opportunity credit (see H.R. 687), H5526 [31JY]
      ------oppose Federal efforts to establish a carbon tax on fuels 
        for electricity and transportation (see H. Con. Res. 142), 
        H6807 [13DE]
      ------provide that the volume cap for private activity bonds 
        shall not apply to bonds for facilities for the furnishing of 
        water and sewage facilities (see H.R. 1802), H2813 [16MY]
      ------repeal estate and generation-skipping taxes (see H.R. 
        1259), H1391 [19MR]
      ------repeal excise tax on medical devices (see H.R. 436), H115 
        [23JA]
      ------repeal the individual and employer health insurance 
        mandates (see H.R. 6048), H4603 [28JN]
      Telecommunications: prohibit universal service support of 
        commercial mobile service through the Lifeline program (see 
        H.R. 3481), H1101 [29FE]
      U.N.: terminate funding if the U.S. agrees to any treaty that 
        threatens U.S. sovereignty or infringes on U.S. constitutional 
        rights, such as the right to keep and bear arms (see H.R. 
        3594), H28 [17JA]
      Veterans: issue a Victory for Veterans stamp (see H.R. 6121), 
        H4863 [12JY]
      ------require States to ensure that training received by a 
        veteran while on active duty is taken into consideration in 
        granting certain State certifications or licenses (see H.R. 
        4115), H3363 [31MY]
  Bills and resolutions introduced
      Air Force: prohibit permanent relocation of C-130 aircraft 
        assigned to Pittsburgh 911th Airlift Wing (see H.R. 3911), 
        H567 [7FE]
      Capitol Building and Grounds: permit use of rotunda for 
        presentation of Congressional Gold Medal to Arnold Palmer (see 
        H. Con. Res. 133), H4907 [17JY]
      CBO: make all data and other information relating to the 
        estimating of the cost of legislation available on its public 
        website (see H.R. 6136), H4907 [17JY]
      FDA: establish user-fee programs for generic drugs and 
        biosimilars (see H.R. 3988), H640 [8FE]
      Health: extend health information technology assistance 
        eligibility to behavioral health, mental health, and substance 
        abuse professionals and facilities (see H.R. 6043), H4156 
        [27JN]
      Tariff: Bayhydur BL 5335 (see H.R. 5235), H2272 [27AP]
      ------Bayhydur XP 2547 (see H.R. 5234), H2272 [27AP]
      ------chlorobenzene (see H.R. 5238), H2272 [27AP]
      ------Desmodur BL 1100/1 (see H.R. 5236), H2272 [27AP]
      ------Desmodur E 14 (see H.R. 5230), H2272 [27AP]
      ------Desmodur HL BA (see H.R. 5231), H2272 [27AP]
      ------Desmodur R-E (see H.R. 5247), H2272 [27AP]
      ------Desmodur RF-E (see H.R. 5249), H2273 [27AP]
      ------Desmodur VP LS 2078/2 (see H.R. 5233), H2272 [27AP]
      ------dimethyl carbonate polymer with 1,6-hexanediol copolymer 
        and 2-oxepanone (see H.R. 5252), H2273 [27AP]
      ------dimethyl dicarbonate (see H.R. 5240), H2272 [27AP]
      ------methylated and butylated melamine-formaldehyde polymer 
        (see H.R. 5456), H2319 [7MY]
      ------1,6-diisocyanato-hexane homopolymer, polyethylene-
        polypropylene glycol mono-Bu ether blocked (see H.R. 5229), 
        H2272 [27AP]
      ------1,6-hexanediol-dimethyl carbonate copolymer (see H.R. 
        5250, 5251), H2273 [27AP]
      ------1,2,2,3,3,4,4,4-nonafluorobutanesulfonic acid, potassium 
        salt (see H.R. 5232), H2272 [27AP]
      ------p-dichlorobenzene (see H.R. 5239), H2272 [27AP]
      ------phosphoric acid, tris (2-ethylhexyl) ester (see H.R. 
        5242), H2272 [27AP]
      ------phosphorus sulfochloride (see H.R. 5244), H2272 [27AP]
      ------pigment violet 23 (see H.R. 5455), H2319 [7MY]
      ------pigments based on titanium dioxide (see H.R. 5457), H2319 
        [7MY]
      ------plasticizers (see H.R. 5241), H2272 [27AP]
      ------poly(toluene diisocyanate) (see H.R. 5248), H2273 [27AP]
      ------tetraethylammonium perfluoroctanesulfonate (see H.R. 
        5237), H2272 [27AP]
      ------thionyl chloride (see H.R. 5245), H2272 [27AP]
      ------3,5-dimethyl-1,2-diazole with polymer of hexane-1,6-diyl 
        diisocyanate in organic solvent reaction product (see H.R. 
        5253), H2273 [27AP]
      ------2-oxepanone polymer with 1,4-butanediol and 5-isocyanato-
        1-(isocyanatomethyl)-1,3,3-trimethylcyclohexane, 2-ethyl-1-
        hexanol-blocked (see H.R. 5246), H2272 [27AP]
      ------2-phenylphenol sodium salt (see H.R. 5243), H2272 [27AP]
  Constitutional authority statements
      Air Force: prohibit permanent relocation of C-130 aircraft 
        assigned to Pittsburgh 911th Airlift Wing (H.R. 3911), H569 
        [7FE]
      CBO: make all data and other information relating to the 
        estimating of the cost of legislation available on its public 
        website (H.R. 6136), H4907 [17JY]
      FDA: establish user-fee programs for generic drugs and 
        biosimilars (H.R. 3988), H641 [8FE]
      Health: extend health information technology assistance 
        eligibility to behavioral health, mental health, and substance 
        abuse professionals and facilities (H.R. 6043), H4157 [27JN]
      Tariff: Bayhydur BL 5335 (H.R. 5235), H2285 [27AP]
      ------Bayhydur XP 2547 (H.R. 5234), H2285 [27AP]
      ------chlorobenzene (H.R. 5238), H2285 [27AP]
      ------Desmodur BL 1100/1 (H.R. 5236), H2285 [27AP]
      ------Desmodur E 14 (H.R. 5230), H2285 [27AP]
      ------Desmodur HL BA (H.R. 5231), H2285 [27AP]
      ------Desmodur R-E (H.R. 5247), H2285 [27AP]
      ------Desmodur RF-E (H.R. 5249), H2285 [27AP]
      ------Desmodur VP LS 2078/2 (H.R. 5233), H2285 [27AP]
      ------dimethyl carbonate polymer with 1,6-hexanediol copolymer 
        and 2-oxepanone (H.R. 5252), H2285 [27AP]
      ------dimethyl dicarbonate (H.R. 5240), H2285 [27AP]
      ------methylated and butylated melamine-formaldehyde polymer 
        (H.R. 5456), H2325 [7MY]
      ------1,6-diisocyanato-hexane homopolymer, polyethylene-
        polypropylene glycol mono-Bu ether blocked (H.R. 5229), H2285 
        [27AP]
      ------1,6-hexanediol-dimethyl carbonate copolymer (H.R. 5250), 
        H2285 [27AP]
      ------1,6-hexanediol-dimethyl carbonate copolymer (H.R. 5251), 
        H2285 [27AP]
      ------1,2,2,3,3,4,4,4-nonafluorobutanesulfonic acid, potassium 
        salt (H.R. 5232), H2285 [27AP]
      ------p-dichlorobenzene (H.R. 5239), H2285 [27AP]
      ------phosphoric acid, tris (2-ethylhexyl) ester (H.R. 5242), 
        H2285 [27AP]
      ------phosphorus sulfochloride (H.R. 5244), H2285 [27AP]
      ------pigment violet 23 (H.R. 5455), H2325 [7MY]
      ------pigments based on titanium dioxide (H.R. 5457), H2325 
        [7MY]
      ------plasticizers (H.R. 5241), H2285 [27AP]
      ------poly(toluene diisocyanate) (H.R. 5248), H2285 [27AP]
      ------tetraethylammonium perfluoroctanesulfonate (H.R. 5237), 
        H2285 [27AP]
      ------thionyl chloride (H.R. 5245), H2285 [27AP]
      ------3,5-dimethyl-1,2-diazole with polymer of hexane-1,6-diyl 
        diisocyanate in organic solvent reaction product (H.R. 5253), 
        H2285 [27AP]
      ------2-oxepanone polymer with 1,4-butanediol and 5-isocyanato-
        1-(isocyanatomethyl)-1,3,3-trimethylcyclohexane, 2-ethyl-1-
        hexanol-blocked (H.R. 5246), H2285 [27AP]
      ------2-phenylphenol sodium salt (H.R. 5243), H2285 [27AP]
  Remarks
      Armed Forces: require force reduction proposals at military 
        installations be submitted as part of the President's budget 
        request and include an evaluation of consequences of such 
        closures or realignments, H3141 [18MY], H6593 [4DE]
      Budget: reconciliation of the concurrent resolution and 
        replacement of sequester established by the Budget Control Act 
        (H.R. 5652), H2622 [10MY]
      CBO: make all data and other information relating to the 
        estimating of the cost of legislation available on its public 
        website (H.R. 6136), H5019 [19JY]
      Congress: importance of bipartisanship, H7575 [2JA]
      Contracts: allow contracting officers to consider information 
        regarding domestic employment before awarding a Federal 
        contract, H3006 [17MY]
      Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military 
        activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military 
        construction (H.R. 4310), H3006 [17MY], H3141 [18MY], H6593 
        [4DE]
      ------impose a moratorium on certain actions resulting in 
        personnel reductions and modify notice requirements in advance 
        of permanent, sizable force reductions and base closures, 
        H6594 [4DE]
      Dept. of Energy: ensure the innovative technology loan guarantee 
        program is able to continue to accept applications for new 
        loan guarantees, H6020 [14SE]
      ------phase out the innovative technology loan guarantee program 
        and provide taxpayer protections from pending program 
        participants (H.R. 6213), H6020 [14SE]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: making appropriations (H.R. 5855), 
        H3619 [7JN]
      Dept. of the Interior: limit authority to issue regulations 
        before a certain date under the Surface Mining Control and 
        Reclamation Act (H.R. 3409), H6147, H6148 [19SE]
      Economy: avert ``fiscal cliff'' economic crisis through 
        bipartisan agreement on taxes and spending, H7575 [2JA]
      ------importance of job creation, H4691 [10JY]
      EPA: establish a hazardous waste electronic manifest system (S. 
        710), H5826, H5827 [11SE]
      FDA: revise and extend the user-fee programs for prescription 
        drugs and medical devices and establish user-fee programs for 
        generic drugs and biosimilars (H.R. 5651), H3226 [30MY]
      ------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), H3865 [20JN]
      Government regulations: impact on the energy sector, H1394 
        [20MR], H4691 [10JY]
      Health: reduce health care and insurance costs through medical 
        malpractice tort reform (H.R. 5), H1457 [21MR]
      Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act: repeal health-care 
        related provisions (H.R. 6079), H4729 [10JY]
      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), H2486 [9MY]
      Medicare: clarify application of secondary payer rules, H7305 
        [19DE]
      ------study issues on access to intravenous immune globulin 
        (IVIG) for beneficiaries in all care settings and establish 
        demonstration project on benefits of coverage to administer 
        IVIG in the home (H.R. 1845), H7305 [19DE]
      Mental health: improve diagnosis and treatment of mental 
        illness, H7273 [19DE]
      Newtown, CT: condemn shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, 
        express condolences for victims, and commend school personnel 
        and first responders who responded to shootings, H7273 [19DE]
      Obama, President: evaluation of energy policies, H1026 [29FE]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: repeal (H.R. 6079), 
        H4729 [10JY]
      ------repeal provisions providing for the Independent Payment 
        Advisory Board, H1457 [21MR]
      Petroleum: gasoline price levels, H1026 [29FE]
      Taxation: extend Bush administration tax cuts, provide 
        alternative minimum tax relief, and extend increased expensing 
        limitations (H.R. 8), Senate amendments, H7575 [2JA]
      Transportation Security Administration: Federal Air Marshal 
        Service funding, H3619 [7JN]
      Votes: position on missed, H1079 [29FE], H3931 
        [21JN], H5685 [2AU]
  Tributes
      Checque, Nicholas, H6830 [18DE]
      Raible, Christopher, H6155 [20SE]