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




A SAFE PLACE, INC.

  Remarks in House
      Anniversary, E1110 [21JN]




AARP (organization)

  Letters
      Dept. of HHS Prevention and Public Health Fund funding, H2616 
        [10MY]
      Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act investment protections, 
        S1718 [15MR]
      Patient Safety and Generic Labeling Improvement Act, S2498 
        [18AP]




ABBEVILLE, LA

  Remarks in House
      Sergeant Richard Franklin Abshire Post Office Building: 
        designate (H.R. 3412), H3997, H3998 [26JN], H4421 [28JN]
  Remarks in Senate
      Sergeant Richard Franklin Abshire Post Office Building: 
        designate (H.R. 3412), S5894 [1AU]
  Texts of
      H.R. 3412, Sergeant Richard Franklin Abshire Post Office 
        Building, Abbeville, LA, H3997 [26JN]




ABBOT, JAMES L., JR.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E2015 [31DE]




ABBOUD, FADY

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E989 [6JN]




ABDIN, MISBA

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1085 [19JN]




ABDNOR, JAMES (a former Senator from South Dakota)

  Bills and resolutions relative to
      Tribute (see S. Res. 475), S3631 [24MY]
  Remarks in House relative to
      Tribute, H2824 [17MY]
  Remarks in Senate relative to
      Tribute, S3724 [5JN]
      Tribute (S. Res. 475), S3613, S3659 [24MY]
  Texts of
      S. Res. 475, tribute, S3640, S3659 [24MY]




ABEDIN, HUMA

  Remarks in House
      Members of Congress: condemn remarks alleging use of position at 
        Dept. of State to influence U.S. foreign policy relative to 
        Muslim Brotherhood (organization), H5075 [19JY], H5196 [24JY]
  Remarks in Senate
      Members of Congress: condemn remarks alleging use of position at 
        Dept. of State to influence U.S. foreign policy relative to 
        Muslim Brotherhood (organization), S5106 [18JY]




ABEL, JOHN

  Remarks in Senate
      Nevada: tribute to National Association of Police Organizations 
        TOP COPS Award recipients, S3275 [17MY]




ABERCROMBIE-WINSTANLEY, GINA K.

  Reports
      Political Contributions of Executive Nominees, S2084 [27MR]
  Reports filed
      Nomination To Be Ambassador to Malta: Committee on Foreign 
        Relations (Senate), S2084 [27MR]




ABILENE, TX

  Articles and editorials
      Dyess' 317th Airlift Group Celebrates 3,000 Continuous Days of 
        Deployment Today, E394 [20MR]
  Remarks in House
      Abilene Christian High School: tribute to boys' basketball team, 
        E350 [8MR]
      Dyess AFB, TX: tribute to Armed Forces members, E394 [20MR]
      Little Rock AFB, AR: Abilene, TX, Chamber of Commerce Military 
        Affairs Committee Abilene Trophy recipient, E1112 [21JN]




ABILENE (TX) REPORTER-NEWS

  Articles and editorials
      Dyess' 317th Airlift Group Celebrates 3,000 Continuous Days of 
        Deployment Today, E394 [20MR]




ABINGTON, MA

  Remarks in House
      Anniversary, E1027 [8JN]




ABINGTON, PA

  Remarks in House
      South Abington Elementary School: tribute to Paws for Peace 
        initiative, E831 [17MY]




ABORTION

  Articles and editorials
      Kind of Woman Who Needs a Late-Term Abortion, H5447 [31JY]
      When States Abuse Women, S1498 [8MR]
  Bills and resolutions
      Dept. of HHS: ensure religious conscience protections relative 
        to insurance coverage of certain women's preventive health 
        services (see S. 2043), S163 [30JA] (see S. 2092), S494 [9FE] 
        (see H.R. 3897), H475 [3FE] (see H.R. 3982), H640 [8FE]
      ------exempt employers from taxes, penalties, or suits for 
        failure to offer insurance coverage for certain women's 
        preventive services on the basis of religious belief or moral 
        conviction (see H.R. 6097), H4774 [10JY]
      ------prohibit discrimination under the family planning program 
        on the basis of separate provision of abortion (see H.R. 
        5650), H2565 [9MY]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: prohibit appropriated funds from 
        being used to pay for an abortion (see H.R. 5646), H2443 [8MY]
      Discrimination: prohibit against the unborn on the basis of sex 
        (see S. 3290), S4151 [13JN]
      District of Columbia: protect pain-capable unborn children (see 
        S. 2103), S567 [13FE] (see H.R. 3803), H114 [23JA]
      Health care professionals: require an abortion provider, before 
        performing an abortion, to wait for a certain period (see H.R. 
        3802), H114 [23JA]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: ensure coverage 
        offered under multi-State qualified health plans offered in 
        exchanges is consistent with the Federal abortion funding ban 
        (see H.R. 4971), H2267 [27AP]
      Schools: prohibit Federal education funding for elementary and 
        secondary schools that provide on-campus access to abortion 
        providers (see H.R. 6173), H5200 [24JY]
      ------prohibit Federal education funding for elementary or 
        secondary schools that provide access to emergency postcoital 
        contraception (see H.R. 4046), H801 [15FE]
      Telecommunications: prohibit Federal assistance for telemedicine 
        abortions and ban interstate abortions using telemedicine 
        technology (see H.R. 5731), H2645 [10MY]
      Women: 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]
  Letters
      Dept. of HHS ruling on religious conscience protections relative 
        to insurance coverage of certain women's preventive health 
        services: Kathleen Sebelius, Sec. of HHS, S1168 [1MR]
      ------Senator Collins, S1168 [1MR]
      Rights of conscience protection relative to Patient Protection 
        and Affordable Care Act requirements for coverage of specific 
        items and services: Allison Herwitt, Human Rights Campaign 
        (organization), S1133 [29FE]
      ------Christopher W. Hansen, American Cancer Society Cancer 
        Action Network, Inc., S1133 [29FE]
      ------Helen M. Alvare and Kim Daniel, S1117 [29FE]
      ------Jeffrey Levi, Trust for America's Health (organization), 
        S1133 [29FE]
      ------Mary Kay Henry, Service Employees International Union, 
        S1133 [29FE]
      ------Patrick J. Kennedy, S1124 [29FE]
      ------several organizations, S1133, S1134 [29FE]
      ------several pediatric and adolescent health organizations, 
        S1134 [29FE]
      Suitability of Andrew D. Hurwitz to be circuit judge relative to 
        involvement in decisions on abortion as a law clerk and 
        decisions and position on the death penalty: several 
        organizations, S3885 [11JN]
      ------Andrea Lafferty, Traditional Values Coalition, S3884 
        [11JN]
      ------Charmaine Yoest, Americans United for Life (organization), 
        S3884 [11JN]
      ------Douglas Johnson, National Right to Life Committee, Inc., 
        S3883 [11JN]
      ------Jay A. Sekulow, American Center for Law & Justice, S3884 
        [11JN]
      ------Penny Young Nance, Concerned Women for America 
        (organization), S3883 [11JN]
      ------Thomas McClusky, Family Research Council, S3884 [11JN]
  Lists
      Catholic organizations joining lawsuits relative to Dept. of HHS 
        mandate to provide insurance coverage of certain women's 
        preventive health services, E946 [1JN]
  Remarks in House
      China: forced abortion policy, E1227-E1229 [11JY]
      ------mandatory abortion and sterilization policies, H3743 
        [19JN]
      Civil liberties: pro choice versus right to life, H86, H92, H93, 
        H94, H102-H108 [23JA], H380 [2FE], H5623-H5626 [1AU]
      ------protect lives of born and unborn persons (H.R. 374), H86 
        [23JA]
      Congress: accomplishments of the 112th Congress, H5934 [13SE]
      Dept. of HHS: ensure religious conscience protections relative 
        to insurance coverage of certain women's preventive health 
        services, H223 [1FE], H380, H385, H430, H436-H438 [2FE], H469 
        [3FE], H520, H549 [7FE], H578, H582, H584, H586, H589, H591, 
        H592, H593, H623, H625-H629 [8FE], H644, H664 [9FE], H713, 
        H722 [14FE], H737, H738 [15FE], H808, H815, H819 [16FE], H906, 
        H929, H930 [17FE], H975, H1004, H1013 [28FE], H1028, H1029, 
        H1030, H1031, H1091 [29FE], H1132 [1MR], H1270 [7MR], H1298, 
        H1300 [8MR], H1537 [22MR], H5624-H5626 [1AU], E129 [3FE], E209 
        [16FE], E305 [1MR], E341 [8MR]
      ------exempt employers from taxes, penalties, or suits for 
        failure to offer insurance coverage for certain women's 
        preventive services on the basis of religious belief or moral 
        conviction, H4732 [10JY]
      ------lawsuits by Catholic organizations relative to mandate to 
        provide insurance coverage of certain women's preventive 
        health services, E946 [1JN]
      Discrimination: prohibit against the unborn on the basis of sex 
        (H.R. 3541), H3180-H3191 [30MY], H3272, H3274, H3279, H3280 
        [31MY], H3691 [8JN], E916, E919, E920, E921, E922, E924, E935, 
        E943 [31MY], E945, E946 [1JN], E972 [5JN]
      ------prohibit certain abortion-related discrimination in 
        government activities (H.R. 361), H105 [23JA]
      District of Columbia: prohibit publicly funded abortions, H4673 
        [9JY]
      ------protect pain-capable unborn children (H.R. 3803), H3074 
        [17MY], H3155-H3157 [18MY], H4692 [10JY], H4791 [11JY], H4872 
        [17JY], H5334, H5440-H5448 [31JY], E1369, E1377 [1AU], E1392 
        [2AU], E1396, E1399, E1400, E1421 [3AU]
      Gingrich, Newt: characterization of remarks on insurance 
        coverage of certain women's preventive health services 
        relative to health policies of the Obama administration, H808 
        [16FE]
      Health: maternal and child health programs funding, E74 [25JA]
      ------prohibit Federal funding of abortions, H1537 [22MR]
      Health care professionals: prohibit taxpayer funded abortions 
        and provide for conscience protections (H.R. 3), H103 [23JA], 
        H3279 [31MY]
      Journal of Medical Ethics: reaction to article supporting after-
        birth abortions, H1220 [7MR], H1291 [8MR]
      ``October Baby'': tribute to film, H1523 [22MR]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: impact of 
        implementation on health care, coverage, costs, and 
        accessibility, H1536-H1539 [22MR]
      ------modify special rules relating to coverage of abortion 
        services (H.R. 358), H3279 [31MY]
      ------protect rights of conscience relative to requirements for 
        coverage of specific items and services, H1221 [7MR]
      ------protect rights of conscience relative to requirements for 
        coverage of specific items and services (H.R. 1179), H430 
        [2FE], H887-H894 [16FE]
      Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc.: funding, H106 
        [23JA]
      Priests for Life (organization): anniversary, H5623-H5626 [1AU], 
        E1425 [3AU]
      Supreme Court: anniversary of Roe v. Wade decision, H86, H102-
        H108 [23JA], E51 [23JA], E74 [25JA]
      Susan G. Komen for the Cure (organization): Planned Parenthood 
        Federation of America, Inc., funding, H226 [1FE], H385 [2FE]
      Women: impact of access to contraceptive services and supplies, 
        H1270 [7MR], H5634 [2AU]
  Remarks in Senate
      Armed Forces: lift statutory bans on denying servicewomen 
        coverage for abortions in cases of rape or incest and 
        preventing use of private funds for abortions at U.S. military 
        facilities, S4141 [13JN]
      Dept. of Defense: provide reproductive health parity for female 
        servicemembers, S7285 [30NO]
      Dept. of HHS: ensure religious conscience protections relative 
        to insurance coverage of certain women's preventive health 
        services, S316 [2FE], S330 [6FE], S370, S372, S374, S376-S379, 
        S381 [7FE], S398-S400, S412, S413, S485, S489 [9FE], S549, 
        S559 [13FE], S818 [16FE], S880, S882-S885, S898-S900 [17FE]
      Hurwitz, Andrew D.: suitability to be circuit judge relative to 
        involvement in decisions on abortion as a law clerk, S3879, 
        S3882-S3889 [11JN]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: protect rights of 
        conscience relative to requirements for coverage of specific 
        items and services, S1077-S1082 [28FE], S1104-S1110, S1112, 
        S1113, S1115-S1129, S1132-S1139, S1141, S1156 [29FE], S1159-
        S1173 [1MR]
      ------protect rights of conscience relative to requirements for 
        coverage of specific items and services (S. 1467), S330 [6FE], 
        S550 [13FE], S2162 [28MR]
      Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc.: funding, S1126 
        [29FE]
      Susan G. Komen for the Cure (organization): Planned Parenthood 
        Federation of America, Inc., funding, S375-S379 [7FE]
      Women: ensure that women seeking an abortion receive an 
        ultrasound and the opportunity to review the ultrasound before 
        giving informed consent to receive an abortion, S1497, S1498 
        [8MR]
      ------health care for women, S1497-S1499 [8MR]
  Reports
      Hurwitz--The ``The Architect'' and ``Lone Remaining Defender'' 
        of Roe v. Wade: Judicial Action Group, S3885 [11JN]
  Reports filed
      Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act: Committee on the 
        Judiciary (House) (H.R. 2299) (H. Rept. 112-671), H6059 [14SE]
      District of Columbia Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act: 
        Committee on the Judiciary (House) (H.R. 3803) (H. Rept. 112-
        640), H5524 [31JY]
      Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (PRENDA): Committee on the 
        Judiciary (House) (H.R. 3541) (H. Rept. 112-496), H3176 [29MY]
      U.N. Population Fund (UNFPA) Funding Prohibition: Committee on 
        Foreign Affairs (House) (H.R. 2059) (H. Rept. 112-361), H25 
        [17JA]
  Testimonies
      China Forced Abortion Policy: Guo Yangling, E1228 [11JY]
      Rights of Conscience Protection Relative to Patient Protection 
        and Affordable Care Act Requirements for Coverage of Specific 
        Items and Services: Sandra Fluke, Georgetown University Law 
        Students for Reproductive Justice, S1135 [29FE]
  Texts of
      H.R. 3541, Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (PRENDA), H3180-H3182 
        [30MY]
      H.R. 3803, District of Columbia Pain-Capable Unborn Child 
        Protection Act, H5440-H5442 [31JY]




ABORTION NON-DISCRIMINATION ACT

  Remarks in House
      Enact (H.R. 361), H105 [23JA]




ABRAHAM LINCOLN BICENTENNIAL FOUNDATION

  Bills and resolutions
      Coins: provide clarity on the use of National Infantry Museum 
        and Soldier Center and Abraham Lincoln commemorative coin 
        surcharges (see H.R. 6133), H4907 [17JY]
  Remarks in House
      Coins: provide clarity on the use of National Infantry Museum 
        and Soldier Center and Abraham Lincoln commemorative coin 
        surcharges (H.R. 6133), E1383 [1AU]




ABRAHAM LINCOLN COMMEMORATIVE COIN ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Coins: provide clarity on the use of National Infantry Museum 
        and Soldier Center and Abraham Lincoln commemorative coin 
        surcharges (see H.R. 6133), H4907 [17JY]
  Remarks in House
      Coins: provide clarity on the use of National Infantry Museum 
        and Soldier Center and Abraham Lincoln commemorative coin 
        surcharges (H.R. 6133), E1383 [1AU]




ABRAMOFF, JACK

  Letters
      Dept. of Justice appointment of special counsel to conduct 
        investigation into scandals associated with criminal 
        activities of Jack Abramoff: several Senators (2006), S3941 
        [12JN]




ABRAMS, AMANDA

  Articles and editorials
      First Person Singular--Carmen Castro-Conroy, 40, Gaithersburg, 
        Housing Counselor, Housing Initiative Partnership, E1261 
        [17JY]




ABRAMS, ELLIOT

  Appointments
      Commission on International Religious Freedom, H2698 [15MY]




ABRAMS, MIKE

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E67 [24JA]




ABRAMS, RONNIE

  Cloture motions
      Courts: nomination to be district judge, S1569 [12MR]
  Remarks in Senate
      Courts: nomination to be district judge, S1191 [1MR], S1646 
        [14MR], S1981-S1984 [22MR]
      ------nomination to be district judge, unanimous-consent 
        agreement, S1944 [21MR]




ABRAMSON, ROBERT

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E36 [18JA]




ABSHIRE, RICHARD F.

  Remarks in House
      Sergeant Richard Franklin Abshire Post Office Building, 
        Abbeville, LA: designate (H.R. 3412), H3997, H3998 [26JN], 
        H4421 [28JN]
  Remarks in Senate
      Sergeant Richard Franklin Abshire Post Office Building, 
        Abbeville, LA: designate (H.R. 3412), S5894 [1AU]
  Texts of
      H.R. 3412, Sergeant Richard Franklin Abshire Post Office 
        Building, Abbeville, LA, H3997 [26JN]




ABT, EUGENE

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1887 [7DE]




ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC

  Remarks in House
      KATM-Radio (Stockton, CA): Country Music Association and Academy 
        of Country Music Station of the Year Awards recipient, E789 
        [15MY]




ACADEMY OF MOTION PICTURES ARTS AND SCIENCES

  Remarks in House
      Motion pictures: tribute to Academy Award-winning documentary, 
        ``Undefeated'', H952 [27FE]




ACCESS TO CAPITAL FOR JOB CREATORS ACT

  Remarks in House
      Enact (H.R. 2940), H120 [24JA]




ACCESS TO CONGRESSIONALLY MANDATED REPORTS ACT

  Reports filed
      Provisions: Committee on Oversight and Government Reform (House) 
        (H.R. 1974) (H. Rept. 112-663), H5764 [10SE]




ACCESS TO INFORMATION ABOUT MISSING CHILDREN ACT

  Reports filed
      Provisions: Committee on the Judiciary (Senate) (S. 225), S5976 
        [2AU]




ACCESS TO PAPERS LEADS TO UNINTERRUPTED SCHOLARS (A PLUS) ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 5871), H3362 [31MY]




ACCESS TO PROFESSIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE ADVISORS ACT

  Reports filed
      Provisions: Committee on Energy and Commerce (House) (H.R. 1206) 
        (H. Rept. 112-694), H6396 [15NO]




ACCESS TO VETERANS BENEFITS IMPROVEMENT ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 5881), H3362 [31MY]




ACCOMACK COUNTY, VA

  Amendments
      Public lands: remove deed restriction from a parcel of land next 
        to NASA Wallops Flight Facility (H.R. 2087), H1392 [19MR], 
        H1415, H1416 [20MR]
  Bills and resolutions
      Public lands: remove deed restriction from a parcel of land next 
        to NASA Wallops Flight Facility (see S. 2214), S1847 [20MR]
      ------remove deed restriction from a parcel of land next to NASA 
        Wallops Flight Facility (H.R. 2087), consideration (see H. 
        Res. 587), H1390 [19MR]
  Motions
      Public lands: remove deed restriction from a parcel of land next 
        to NASA Wallops Flight Facility (H.R. 2087), H1418 [20MR]
  Remarks in House
      Public lands: prohibit sale of public land parcel next to NASA 
        Wallops Flight Facility for use by adult entertainment or 
        foreign governments, H1418 [20MR]
      ------remove deed restriction from a parcel of land next to NASA 
        Wallops Flight Facility (H.R. 2087), H1411-H1419 [20MR]
      ------remove deed restriction from a parcel of land next to NASA 
        Wallops Flight Facility (H.R. 2087), consideration (H. Res. 
        587), H1405-H1410 [20MR]
      ------remove deed restriction from a parcel of land next to NASA 
        Wallops Flight Facility (H.R. 2087), motion to recommit, H1418 
        [20MR]
      ------require appraisal and payment of fair market value for a 
        parcel of public land next to NASA Wallops Flight Facility, 
        H1415, H1416 [20MR]
      ------require independent appraisal of public land parcel next 
        to NASA Wallops Flight Facility prior to removal of deed 
        restriction, H1416, H1417 [20MR]
  Reports filed
      Accomack County, VA, Land Parcel Next to NASA Wallops Flight 
        Facility Deed Restriction Removal: Committee on Natural 
        Resources (House) (H.R. 2087) (H. Rept. 112-369), H77 [18JA]
      Consideration of H.R. 2087, Remove Deed Restriction From a 
        Parcel of Land in Accomack County, VA, Next to NASA Wallops 
        Flight Facility: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 587) (H. 
        Rept. 112-415), H1390 [19MR]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 587, consideration of H.R. 2087, remove deed restriction 
        from a parcel of land in Accomack County, VA, next to NASA 
        Wallops Flight Facility, H1405 [20MR]
      H.R. 2087, remove deed restriction from a parcel of land in 
        Accomack County, VA, next to NASA Wallops Flight Facility, 
        H1415 [20MR]




ACHIEVABLE DREAM (organization)

  Remarks in House
      Achievable Dream Tennis Ball: anniversary, E1595 [21SE]




ACHIEVING A BETTER LIFE EXPERIENCE (ABLE) ACT

  Remarks in House
      Enact (H.R. 3423), H1524 [22MR]




ACHTERMAN, GAIL

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, H379 [2FE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Tribute, S259 [1FE]




ACKERMAN, DAWN

  Remarks in House
      Outsmart Office Solutions (company): National Gay and Lesbian 
        Chamber of Commerce LGBT Supplier of the Year Award recipient, 
        E1783 [16NO]




ACKERMAN, GARY L. (a Representative from New York)

  Bills and resolutions cosponsored
      Agriculture: provide for a uniform national standard for the 
        housing and treatment of egg-laying hens (see H.R. 3798), 
        H1543 [22MR]
      Armed Forces: add a definition of spouse for purposes of 
        military personnel policies and military and veterans benefits 
        that recognize new State definitions of spouse (see H.R. 
        6046), H5202 [24JY]
      ------provide for certain requirements relative to retirement, 
        adoption, care, and recognition of military working dogs (see 
        H.R. 4103), H7425 [20DE]
      Aviation: ensure certain flight, duty, and rest requirements 
        apply to all-cargo air operations (see H.R. 4350), H2447 [8MY]
      Best Buddies International, Inc.: provide assistance to support 
        expansion and development of mentoring programs (see H.R. 
        2152), H641 [8FE]
      Brigadier General Nathaniel Woodhull Post Office Building, 
        Mastic Beach, NY: designate (see H.R. 3912), H567 [7FE]
      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), H115 [23JA]
      Corporal Kyle Schneider Post Office Building, Baldwinsville, NY: 
        designate (see H.R. 5837), H3161 [18MY]
      Corporations: constitutional amendment to clarify authority of 
        Congress and the States to regulate the expenditure of funds 
        for political activity by corporations (see H.J. Res. 78), 
        H1392 [19MR]
      Dept. of Education: establish an awards program recognizing 
        excellence exhibited by public school system employees 
        providing services to students in pre-kindergarten through 
        higher education (see H.R. 1704), H6061 [14SE]
      ------establish Eunice Kennedy Shriver Institutes for Sport and 
        Social Impact (see H.R. 2152), H641 [8FE]
      ------extend the reduced interest rate for Federal Direct 
        Stafford Loans (see H.R. 3826), H221 [31JA] (see H.R. 4816), 
        H2329 [7MY]
      Dept. of HHS: establish a Tick-Borne Diseases Advisory Committee 
        (see H.R. 2557), H1210 [6MR]
      ------establish Office of the National Nurse (see H.R. 3679), 
        H2569 [9MY]
      ------provide States with incentives to require elementary and 
        secondary schools to maintain, and permit school personnel to 
        administer, epinephrine (see H.R. 3627), H221 [31JA]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: modify requirements for the visa 
        waiver program (see H.R. 3855), H376 [1FE]
      Dept. of Labor: strengthen the U.S. workforce investment system 
        through innovation in, and alignment and improvement of, 
        employment, training, and education programs (see H.R. 4227), 
        H2329 [7MY]
      Dept. of the Treasury: extend Small Business Lending Fund and 
        provide for an appeals process (see H.R. 3147), H694 [9FE]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: clarify presumptions relating to 
        exposure of certain veterans who served in the vicinity of 
        Vietnam (see H.R. 3612), H950 [24FE]
      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]
      Diseases: 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), H376 
        [1FE]
      Drugs: address critical drug shortages (see H.R. 3839), H1571 
        [26MR]
      ------improve safety (see H.R. 1483), H376 [1FE]
      Egypt: honor rule of law and return Noor and Ramsay Bower to the 
        U.S. (see H. Res. 193), H6702 [11DE]
      Family and Medical Leave Act: allow leave to care for a same-sex 
        spouse, domestic partner, parent-in-law, adult child, sibling, 
        or grandparent with a serious health condition (see H.R. 
        2364), H1306 [8MR]
      FDA: improve capacity to prevent drug shortages (see H.R. 2245), 
        H1210 [6MR]
      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]
      ------provide certain credit unions with the authority to make 
        additional member business loans (see H.R. 1418), H694 [9FE]
      Firearms: require face to face purchases of ammunition, 
        licensing of ammunition dealers, and reporting regarding bulk 
        purchases of ammunition (see H.R. 6241), H5717 [3AU]
      Hadassah, The Women's Zionist Organization of America, Inc.: 
        anniversary (see H. Res. 647), H2814 [16MY]
      Human rights: combat international violence against women and 
        girls (see H.R. 5905), H3660 [7JN]
      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]
      Insurance: require individual and group health insurance 
        coverage and group health plans and Federal employees health 
        benefit plans to provide coverage for routine HIV screening 
        (see H.R. 4470), H3405 [1JN]
      International Olympic Committee: recognize a moment of silence 
        at future Olympic opening ceremonies to honor those who lost 
        their lives at 1972 Munich Olympics (see H. Res. 663), H3482 
        [5JN]
      Iran: express importance of preventing acquisition of nuclear 
        weapons capability and continue economic and diplomatic 
        pressure to secure nonproliferation agreement (see H. Res. 
        568), H1134 [1MR]
      IRS: permit issuance of prospective guidance clarifying 
        employment status of individuals for purposes of employment 
        taxes and to prevent retroactive assessments relative to such 
        clarifications (see H.R. 4123), H1133 [1MR]
      Israel: allow otherwise eligible Israeli nationals to receive E-
        2 nonimmigrant visas if similarly situated U.S. nationals are 
        eligible for similar nonimmigrant status in Israel (see H.R. 
        3992), H1101 [29FE]
      ------authorize further assistance to Israel for the Iron Dome 
        anti-missile defense system (see H.R. 4229), H1496 [21MR]
      ------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), H1274 [7MR]
      Leonard Montalto Post Office Building, Staten Island, NY: 
        designate (see H.R. 6636), H7429 [21DE]
      LIHEAP: establish minimum level of assistance for certain States 
        (see H.R. 6533), H6275 [21SE]
      ------reauthorize (see H.R. 4026), H1391 [19MR]
      March of Dimes Foundation: mint coins in recognition and 
        celebration (see H.R. 3187), H376 [1FE]
      Medicaid: provide payment for patient navigator services (see 
        H.R. 6521), H6275 [21SE]
      Medicare: ensure continued access of beneficiaries to diagnostic 
        imaging services (see H.R. 3269), H1210 [6MR]
      ------establish a market pricing program for durable medical 
        equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS) (see 
        H.R. 6490), H6701 [11DE]
      ------extended coverage of immunosuppressive drugs for kidney 
        transplant patients and other renal dialysis provisions (see 
        H.R. 2969), H2447 [8MY]
      ------provide comprehensive cancer patient treatment education 
        and conduct research to improve cancer symptom management (see 
        H.R. 3790), H2813 [16MY]
      Middle East: limit U.S. assistance to the Palestinian Authority 
        (see H.R. 5303), H2648 [10MY]
      National Cancer Act: anniversary (see H. Res. 531), H219 [31JA]
      National Park Service: study ways to commemorate and preserve 
        the aviation history of Long Island, NY (see H.R. 6201), H5291 
        [25JY]
      New York Giants (football team): tribute (see H. Res. 544), H640 
        [8FE]
      Nicklaus, Jack: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 4040), 
        H945 [17FE]
      North Korean Human Rights Act: reauthorize (see H.R. 4240), 
        H1541 [22MR]
      Petroleum: provide relief from high gas prices by repealing 
        subsidies for large oil companies, releasing oil from the 
        Strategic Petroleum Reserve, reforming royalty laws, and 
        penalizing price gouging (see H.R. 1748), H1017 [28FE]
      Political campaigns: provide for additional disclosure 
        requirements for corporations, labor organizations, and other 
        entities (see H.R. 4010), H727 [14FE]
      Pro Football Hall of Fame: mint coins in recognition and 
        celebration (see H.R. 4104), H3733 [18JN]
      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]
      Sagamore Hill National Historic Site: anniversary (see H. Res. 
        715), H4604 [28JN]
      Securities and Derivatives Commission: establish (see H.R. 
        6613), H6578 [30NO]
      Social Security: 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), H802 [15FE]
      ------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]
      Special Olympics Sport and Empowerment Act: reauthorize (see 
        H.R. 2152), H641 [8FE]
      Specialist Christopher Scott Post Office Building, Tyrone, NY: 
        designate (see H.R. 6681), H7264 [18DE]
      Sri Lanka: commend U.N. efforts to implement human rights 
        accountability, call for investigation of war crimes and other 
        human rights violations, and allow greater freedom of movement 
        (see H. Res. 177), H3662 [7JN]
      Taxation: allow employers a credit against income tax as an 
        incentive to partner with educational institutions to provide 
        skills training for students (see H.R. 4249), H2034 [19AP]
      ------extend and increase exclusion for benefits provided to 
        volunteer firefighters and emergency medical responders (see 
        H.R. 2353), H1741 [28MR]
      ------extend exclusion from gross income for employer-provided 
        health coverage to certain employee designated beneficiaries 
        (see H.R. 2088), H1154 [5MR]
      ------provide for an investment credit relative to the 
        production of electricity from offshore wind (see H.R. 3238), 
        H2329 [7MY]
      ------provide recruitment and retention incentives for volunteer 
        emergency service workers (see H.R. 376), H1741 [28MR]
      ------provide tax relief for damages relative to Hurricane Sandy 
        (see H.R. 6683), H7359 [19DE]
      ------support and strengthen tax incentives for retirement 
        savings (see H. Con. Res. 101), H1135 [1MR]
      Tobacco products: clarify FDA jurisdiction over certain tobacco 
        products and protect jobs and small businesses involved in the 
        sale, manufacturing, and distribution of cigars (see H.R. 
        1639), H5711 [2AU]
      Turkey: urge reopening of the Ecumenical Patriarchate 
        Theological School of Halki without condition or further delay 
        (see H. Res. 506), H1135 [1MR]
      Veterans: issue a Victory for Veterans stamp (see H.R. 6121), 
        H4863 [12JY]
      Voting: modernize voter registration, promote access to voting 
        for disabled individuals, and protect the right to vote (see 
        H.R. 5799), H3164 [18MY]
      ------require a voter-verified permanent paper ballot (see H.R. 
        5816), H3103 [17MY]
      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), H1741 [28MR]
      Year of the Korean War Veteran: designate (see H. Res. 618), 
        H2289 [27AP]
  Bills and resolutions introduced
      Capitol Building and Grounds: acquire a statue of ``The Unknown 
        Slave'' for display in Emancipation Hall of the Capitol 
        Visitor Center (see H.R. 4080), H943 [17FE]
      Taxation: extend the deduction for qualified tuition and related 
        expenses (see H.R. 4038), H801 [15FE]
  Constitutional authority statements
      Capitol Building and Grounds: acquire a statue of ``The Unknown 
        Slave'' for display in Emancipation Hall of the Capitol 
        Visitor Center (H.R. 4080), H944 [17FE]
      Taxation: extend the deduction for qualified tuition and related 
        expenses (H.R. 4038), H802 [15FE]
  Remarks
      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), H2488 [9MY]
      National Marfan Awareness Month: observance, E277 [29FE]
      Parliamentary inquiry, H3359 [31MY]
  Subpoena Notices
      Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of Queens, H4892 
        [17JY]
  Tributes
      Laino, Anthony, E1794 [16NO]
      Levander, Seymour S., E1384 [1AU]
      Shafinoori, Safar, E1794 [16NO]
      Weinstein, Evelyn, E999 [6JN]




ACOSTA, INGIANNI

  Privilege of the floor
      Senate, S1814 [19MR], S5894 [1AU]




ACRES, EBBY HALLIDAY

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E341 [8MR]




ACT! FOR AMERICA (organization)

  Letters
      FBI counterterrorism training materials proposed changes, H4681 
        [9JY]
  Petitions
      FBI counterterrorism training materials proposed changes, H4681 
        [9JY]




ACTION FOR BOSTON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, INC.

  Remarks in House
      Coard, Robert M.: renaming of headquarters building in honor, 
        E1084 [19JN]




ACTION FOR HEALTHY KIDS (organization)

  Remarks in House
      Children and youth: tribute to ``Share Your Breakfast'' 
        initiative, E349, E352 [8MR]




ADAIR, IA

  Remarks in House
      Jorgensen, Hannah: Prudential Insurance Co., of America Spirit 
        of Community Award recipient for Iowa, E724 [8MY]




ADAM WALSH CHILD PROTECTION AND SAFETY ACT  see Child Protection and 
    Safety Act




ADAM WALSH REAUTHORIZATION ACT  see Child Protection and Safety Act




ADAMS, ALBERT P.S.

  Remarks in Senate
      Tribute, S6441 [19SE], S6620 [21SE]




ADAMS, ALTO L., SR.

  Remarks in Senate
      Alto Lee Adams, Sr., U.S. Courthouse, Fort Pierce, FL: designate 
        (H.R. 1791), S78 [24JA], S6666 [21SE]
  Reports filed
      Alto Lee Adams, Sr., U.S. Courthouse, Fort Pierce, FL: Committee 
        on Environment and Public Works (Senate) (H.R. 1791), S4821 
        [10JY]




ADAMS, CHARLES G.

  Biographies
      Personal, H1375 [19MR]
  Remarks in House
      Tribute, H1375 [19MR]




ADAMS, DAVID S.

  Letters
      Detention of Nguyen Quoc Quan in Vietnam, E1213 [9JY], E1410 
        [3AU]
      Sudan hiring of lobbyist in effort to remove U.S. sanctions, E37 
        [18JA]




ADAMS, ERIC L.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1823 [28NO]




ADAMS, HERBERT

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E263 [28FE]




ADAMS, MARILYN

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E877 [18MY]




ADAMS, SANDY (a Representative from Florida)

  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), H376 [1FE]
      ------prohibit certain abortion-related discrimination in 
        government activities (see H.R. 361), H159 [24JA]
      ------protect pain-capable unborn children in the District of 
        Columbia (see H.R. 3803), H221 [31JA]
      Armed Forces: leave no member unaccounted for in the withdrawal 
        of troops from Iraq and Afghanistan (see H. Res. 503), H803 
        [15FE]
      Budget: express that passage of a fiscal year 2013 Federal 
        budget is of national importance (see H. Res. 516), H78 [18JA]
      ------modify discretionary spending limits to take into account 
        savings resulting from the reduction in the number of Federal 
        employees and apply savings to defense and non-defense 
        categories (see H.R. 3662), H694 [9FE]
      ------provide for greater transparency and honesty in Federal 
        budget process (see H.R. 3844), H218 [31JA]
      ------require the President to provide a report detailing the 
        sequester required by the Budget Control Act (see H.R. 5872), 
        H3362 [31MY]
      Bureau of the Census: make participation in the American 
        Community Survey voluntary, except with respect to certain 
        basic questions (see H.R. 931), H1846 [16AP]
      Contracts: preserve open competition and neutrality towards the 
        labor relations of Federal contractors on Federal and 
        federally funded construction projects (see H.R. 735), H159 
        [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 Defense: reduce discretionary spending limit by an 
        amount equal to the amount obligated to provide recreational 
        facilities to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, detainees (see H.R. 4188), 
        H1304 [8MR]
      Dept. of HHS: exempt employers from taxes, penalties, or suits 
        for failure to offer insurance coverage for certain women's 
        preventive services on the basis of religious belief or moral 
        conviction (see H.R. 6097), H4774 [10JY]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: prohibit implementation of certain 
        immigration policies regarding the exercise of prosecutorial 
        discretion (see H.R. 5953), H3808 [19JN]
      Dept. of Transportation: prohibit provision of grants or funds 
        to State or local governments for any program to check helmet 
        usage or create checkpoints for a motorcycle riders (see H.R. 
        904), H3363 [31MY]
      Egypt: prohibit provision of U.S. assistance (see H.R. 6646), 
        H7425 [20DE]
      EPA: limit authority relative to numeric nutrient criteria for 
        water quality requirements (see H.R. 3856), H219 [31JA]
      ------provide comprehensive assessment of scientific and 
        technical research on implications of the use of mid-level 
        ethanol blends (see H.R. 3199), H571 [7FE]
      FDA: improve priority review voucher incentive program for 
        expedited review of treatments for tropical and rare pediatric 
        diseases (see H.R. 3059), H1274 [7MR]
      Federal agencies and departments: improve coordination of agency 
        actions in preparation and adoption of environmental documents 
        in order to streamline the Federal permitting process (see 
        H.R. 4377), H3578 [6JN]
      Financial institutions: improve examination of depository 
        institutions (see H.R. 3461), H1571 [26MR]
      Fish and fishing: extend authorized time period for rebuilding 
        of certain overfished fisheries (see H.R. 3061), H1428 [20MR]
      ------permit eligible fishermen to approve certain limited 
        access privilege programs (see H.R. 2772), H512 [6FE]
      Foreign Claims Settlement Commission: receive and determine 
        validity and amount of claims for loss of wages and other 
        property of those plaintiffs in the case Bruce D. Abbott et 
        al. v. Libya (see H.R. 3713), H476 [3FE]
      Government regulations: prohibit agencies from taking any 
        significant regulatory action until the unemployment rate is 
        equal to or less than a certain level (see H.R. 4078), H943 
        [17FE]
      Health: repeal mandate that employers provide health insurance 
        for employees (see H.R. 1744), H115 [23JA]
      Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act: repeal health-care 
        related provisions (see H.R. 6079), H4775 [10JY]
      Immigration: reform policies relative to family-sponsored 
        immigrants and reduce the number of such immigrants (see H.R. 
        692), H3807 [19JN]
      Insurance: allow enforcement of State disclosure laws and access 
        to courts for covered Holocaust-era insurance policy claims 
        (see H.R. 890), H3976 [21JN]
      ------preserve consumer and employer access to licensed 
        independent insurance producers (see H.R. 1206), H182 [25JA]
      Iran: express importance of preventing acquisition of nuclear 
        weapons capability and continue economic and diplomatic 
        pressure to secure nonproliferation agreement (see H. Res. 
        568), H1210 [6MR]
      ------provide for a comprehensive strategy to counter growing 
        presence and hostile activity in the Western Hemisphere (see 
        H.R. 3783), H1101 [29FE]
      Israel: independence anniversary (see H. Con. Res. 115), H1805 
        [29MR]
      ------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), H1808 [29MR]
      Labor unions: protect the free choice of individual employees 
        relative to participation in labor organizations (see H.R. 
        2040), H4864 [12JY]
      Lions Clubs: mint coins in commemoration of centennial of 
        establishment (see H.R. 2139), H4656 [29JN]
      Members of Congress: allow to decline certain retirement 
        benefits and contributions by the Federal Government (see H.R. 
        981), H802 [15FE]
      Middle East: support Israel's right of self-defense against 
        Iran's nuclear program (see H. Res. 630), H5767 [10SE]
      National Eagle Scout Day: designate (see H. Res. 716), H4657 
        [29JN]
      NLRB: disapprove rule relative to representation election 
        procedures (see H.J. Res. 103), H1274 [7MR]
      ------modify authority relative to rulemaking, issuance of 
        complaints, and authority over unfair labor practices (see 
        H.R. 2978), H1741 [28MR]
      ------permit employers to pay higher wages to their employees 
        who are working under a union contract (see H.R. 4385), H2289 
        [27AP]
      Obama, President: appoint special counsel to investigate 
        operations transferring firearms to drug cartels where U.S. 
        law enforcement personnel do not monitor such firearms (see H. 
        Res. 532), H374 [1FE]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: protect rights of 
        conscience relative to requirements for coverage of specific 
        items and services (see H.R. 1179), H220 [31JA]
      ------repeal (see H.R. 6079), H4775 [10JY]
      ------repeal annual fee on health insurance providers (see H.R. 
        1370), H6234 [20SE]
      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]
      Public welfare programs: prohibit waivers relative to compliance 
        with Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program work 
        requirements (see H.R. 6140), H5079 [19JY]
      Space policy: confirm full ownership rights for astronauts of 
        certain artifacts from space missions (see H.R. 4158), H1272 
        [7MR]
      ------express that delays in implementing a clear mission for 
        the space program represents a threat to American 
        exceptionalism, the economy, and national security (see H. 
        Con. Res. 124), H2713 [15MY]
      Sports: recognize heritage of recreational fishing, hunting, and 
        shooting on public lands and ensure continued opportunities 
        for those activities (see H.R. 2834), H115 [23JA]
      Taxation: make permanent the 7-year depreciation recovery period 
        for motorsport entertainment complexes (see H.R. 3087), H79 
        [18JA]
      ------terminate certain energy tax subsidies and lower the 
        corporate income tax rate (see H.R. 3308), H1017 [28FE]
      Transportation: empower States with authority for most taxing 
        and spending for highway and mass transit programs (see H.R. 
        3264), H1101 [29FE]
      William ``Bill'' Kling VA Clinic, Sunrise, FL: designate (see 
        H.R. 6443), H6623 [4DE]
      World War II: award Congressional Gold Medal to the First 
        Special Service Force (see H.R. 3767), H1808 [29MR]
  Bills and resolutions introduced
      Defense Production Act: clarify interpretation does not allow 
        confiscation of personal property or forced conscription into 
        the Armed Forces, unwilling labor, or relinquishing of goods 
        or services without compensation (see H. Con. Res. 110), H1542 
        [22MR]
      NLRB: prohibit from requiring that employers provide to the 
        Board or a labor organization telephone numbers or e-mail 
        addresses of any employees (see H.R. 3991), H691 [9FE]
      Public buildings: improve security at State and local 
        courthouses (see H.R. 6185), H5290 [25JY]
      Violence Against Women Act: reauthorize (see H.R. 4970), H2267 
        [27AP]
  Constitutional authority statements
      NLRB: prohibit from requiring that employers provide to the 
        Board or a labor organization telephone numbers or e-mail 
        addresses of any employees (H.R. 3991), H693 [9FE]
      Public buildings: improve security at State and local 
        courthouses (H.R. 6185), H5291 [25JY]
      Violence Against Women Act: reauthorize (H.R. 4970), H2275 
        [27AP]
  Remarks
      Abortion: prohibit discrimination against the unborn on the 
        basis of sex (H.R. 3541), H3183 [30MY]
      ------protect pain-capable unborn children in the District of 
        Columbia (H.R. 3803), H5444 [31JY]
      Beard, Joshua: Eagle Scout Award recipient, E405 [21MR]
      Committee on Oversight and Government Reform (House): initiate 
        or intervene in judicial proceedings to enforce certain 
        subpoenas issued to Attorney General Holder (H. Res. 706), 
        consideration (H. Res. 708), H4168, H4169 [28JN]
      Conte, Trevor P: Eagle Scout Award recipient, E242 
        [27FE]
      Dept. of Energy: prohibit funding for subordinating any loan 
        obligation to other financing, H3466 [5JN]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: address issues in management of 
        Orlando, FL, VA Medical Center construction project, H3277 
        [31MY]
      Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations for military construction and veterans' 
        services (H.R. 5854), H3277 [31MY]
      DiRocco, Christopher: Eagle Scout Award recipient, E498 
        [29MR]
      Dowdy, Caleb: Eagle Scout Award recipient, E1452 [10SE]
      Eagle, Kristopher A.: Eagle Scout Award recipient, E1097 
        [20JN]
      Ehrhardt, Jack, Jr.: Eagle Scout Award recipient, E245 
        [27FE]
      Energy and water development: making appropriations (H.R. 5325), 
        H3466 [5JN]
      Falconer, Talon M.: Eagle Scout Award recipient, E95 
        [31JA]
      Hawkes, Adam: Eagle Scout Award recipient, E1451 [10SE]
      Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act: repeal health-care 
        related provisions (H.R. 6079), H4758 [10JY]
      Holysz, Kyle: Eagle Scout Award recipient, E632 [24AP]
      House of Representatives: find Attorney General Holder in 
        contempt of Congress for refusal to comply with subpoenas 
        issued by the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform 
        (House) (H. Res. 711), H4163 [28JN]
      ------find Attorney General Holder in contempt of Congress for 
        refusal to comply with subpoenas issued by the Committee on 
        Oversight and Government Reform (House) (H. Res. 711), 
        consideration (H. Res. 708), H4168, H4169 [28JN]
      Iran: express importance of preventing acquisition of nuclear 
        weapons capability, H1158 [6MR]
      Koebke, Mitchell: Eagle Scout Award recipient, E1452 
        [10SE]
      Krohne, Austin N.: Eagle Scout Award recipient, E1140 
        [26JN]
      McKelvey, Andrew R.: Eagle Scout Award recipient, E550 
        [17AP]
      Murphy, Tracy: Eagle Scout Award recipient, E1453 [10SE]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: repeal (H.R. 6079), 
        H4758 [10JY]
      Public buildings: improve security at State and local 
        courthouses (H.R. 6185), H5792 [11SE]
      Rivera-Bruno, Bryan A.: Eagle Scout Award recipient, 
        E795 [15MY]
      Science, Depts. of Justice and Commerce, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations (H.R. 5326), motion to recommit, H2634 
        [10MY]
      Violence Against Women Act: ensure protection for immigrant 
        victims of domestic violence and crime, H2770 [16MY]
      ------funding, H2634 [10MY]
      ------protect victims' identity to avoid retaliation, H2780 
        [16MY]
      ------reauthorize (H.R. 4970), H2745, H2763, H2767, H2769, 
        H2770, H2774 [16MY]
      ------reauthorize (H.R. 4970), motion to recommit, H2780 [16MY]
      Whetman, Joshua: Eagle Scout Award recipient, E1236 
        [11JY]
      Winchester, Matthew: Eagle Scout Award recipient, E1347 
        [26JY]
  Tributes
      Mallory, Peter E., E1391 [2AU]
      Terry, Brian A., H4163 [28JN]




ADAMS KEITHA

  Remarks in House
      Conference USA: Women's Basketball Coach of the Year award 
        recipient, E368 [13MR]




ADAMSVILLE, TN

  Remarks in House
      Adamsville Junior-Senior High School: tribute to band, E236 
        [21FE]




ADAMY, JANET

  Articles and editorials
      Study Sees Cuts to Health Plans, H4712 [10JY]




ADDISON, CARL

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1360 [31JY]




ADDISON, DENISE

  Remarks in Senate
      Tribute, S3621 [24MY]




ADDISON, TX

  Remarks in House
      Christian Faith World Ministries Church: tribute, E1672 [28SE]
      Volpi, John: Metroplex Technology Business Council Tech Titans 
        Corporate CTO of the Year Award recipient, E1678 [2OC]




ADERHOLT, ROBERT B. (a Representative from Alabama)

  Amendments
      Dept. of Homeland Security: making appropriations (H.R. 5855), 
        H3637 [7JN]
  Appointments
      British-U.S. Interparliamentary Group, H3148 [18MY]
  Bills and resolutions cosponsored
      Abortion: protect pain-capable unborn children in the District 
        of Columbia (see H.R. 3803), H114 [23JA]
      Arab countries: call for protection of religious minority rights 
        and freedoms (see H. Res. 732), H4907 [17JY]
      Armed Forces: tribute to members for service in Iraq (see H. 
        Res. 528), H181 [25JA]
      Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services: improve operations of 
        recovery auditors under the Medicare Integrity Program to 
        increase transparency and accuracy in audits conducted by 
        contractors (see H.R. 6575), H6578 [30NO]
      Committee on POW and MIA Affairs (House, Select): establish (see 
        H. Res. 111), H4686 [9JY]
      Committee To Investigate and Report on the Attack on the 
        American Consulate in Benghazi, Libya (House, Select): 
        establish (see H. Res. 824), H6622 [4DE]
      Congress: approve permit for the Keystone XL Pipeline (see H.R. 
        3811), H376 [1FE]
      Corps of Engineers: provide construction and major 
        rehabilitation funding for projects located on inland and 
        intracoastal waterways (see H.R. 4342), H1805 [29MR]
      Credit: provide exception from definition of loan originator for 
        certain loans made relative to manufactured homes and amend 
        Truth in Lending Act to modify definition of high-cost 
        mortgage (see H.R. 3849), H2813 [16MY]
      Dept. of Agriculture: modify the definition of the term biobased 
        product (see H.R. 5873), H3808 [19JN]
      Dept. of State: require report on designation of Boko Haram as a 
        foreign terrorist organization (see H.R. 5822), H4908 [17JY]
      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 H. Res. 834), H7264 [18DE]
      Financial institutions: enhance ability of community banks to 
        foster economic growth and serve their communities, boost 
        small businesses, and increase individual savings (see H.R. 
        1697), H79 [18JA]
      FRS: require an audit of the Board of Governors and Federal 
        Reserve banks (see H.R. 459), H4064 [26JN]
      Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act: repeal health-care 
        related provisions (see H.R. 6079), H4775 [10JY]
      Insurance: preserve consumer and employer access to licensed 
        independent insurance producers (see H.R. 1206), H6234 [20SE]
      Iran: condemn continued persecution, imprisonment, and 
        sentencing of Youcef Nadarkhani on the charge of apostasy (see 
        H. Res. 556), H950 [24FE]
      ------condemn President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and the leaders of 
        Iran for addressing the U.N. on Yom Kippur (see H. Con. Res. 
        139), H6276 [21SE]
      IRS: make the Free File Program permanent (see H.R. 2569), H4656 
        [29JN]
      Lions Clubs: mint coins in commemoration of centennial of 
        establishment (see H.R. 2139), H2813 [16MY]
      National Eagle Scout Day: designate (see H. Res. 716), H4604 
        [28JN]
      NLRB: disapprove rule relative to representation election 
        procedures (see H.J. Res. 103), H3578 [6JN]
      ------permit employers to pay higher wages to their employees 
        who are working under a union contract (see H.R. 4385), H3976 
        [21JN]
      Parks, Rosa: tribute (see H. Res. 832), H6806 [13DE]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: protect rights of 
        conscience relative to requirements for coverage of specific 
        items and services (see H.R. 1179), H375 [1FE]
      ------repeal (see H.R. 6079), H4775 [10JY]
      ------repeal annual fee on health insurance providers (see H.R. 
        1370), H6152 [19SE]
      ------repeal Community Living Assistance Services and Supports 
        (CLASS) program (see H.R. 1173), H27 [17JA]
      ------repeal provisions providing for the Independent Payment 
        Advisory Board (see H.R. 452), H1209 [6MR]
      Power resources: streamline criteria for storage and dispensing 
        of fuels, provide liability protection for fuel retailers, and 
        ensure retailers' equipment is safe and compatible to sell new 
        fuels (see H.R. 4345), H5766 [10SE]
      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), H27 [17JA]
      Public welfare programs: disapprove rule relative to waivers of 
        Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program work 
        requirements (see H.J. Res. 118), H6001 [13SE]
      ------prohibit waivers relative to compliance with Temporary 
        Assistance for Needy Families Program work requirements (see 
        H.R. 6140), H5079 [19JY]
      Space policy: confirm full ownership rights for astronauts of 
        certain artifacts from space missions (see H.R. 4158), H1272 
        [7MR]
      Taxation: deny deduction for compensatory payments made to any 
        person or governmental entity on account of the explosion on 
        and sinking of the Deepwater Horizon offshore drilling unit 
        (see H.R. 6579), H6326 [6NO]
      ------promote charitable donations of qualified vehicles (see 
        H.R. 860), H6314 [23OC]
      ------provide collegiate housing and infrastructure grants (see 
        H.R. 1327), H2813 [16MY]
      ------require individuals to provide their Social Security 
        number in order to claim the refundable portion of the child 
        tax credit (see H.R. 1956), H3733 [18JN]
      U.N.: oppose any resolution endorsing an international code of 
        conduct for information security in order to preserve, 
        enhance, and increase access to an open, global Internet (see 
        H. Con. Res. 114), H3808 [19JN]
      U.N. Arms Trade Treaty: oppose (see H. Res. 814), H6428 [16NO]
      University of Alabama: tribute to football team (see H. Res. 
        518), H78 [18JA]
  Bills and resolutions introduced
      Conservation of energy: allow for innovations and alternative 
        technologies that meet or exceed desired energy efficiency 
        goals (see H.R. 4850), H2204 [26AP]
      ------allow for innovations and alternative technologies that 
        meet or exceed desired energy efficiency goals and make 
        technical corrections to Federal energy efficiency laws (see 
        H.R. 6582), H6323 [2NO]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: making appropriations (see H.R. 
        5855), H3171 [25MY]
      Tariff: man-made shells used in the manufacture of sleeping bags 
        (see H.R. 4975), H2267 [27AP]
      ------non-woven polypropylene zippered sleeping bag carry cases 
        (see H.R. 4974), H2267 [27AP]
      ------sleeping bag carry cases (see H.R. 4973), H2267 [27AP]
  Constitutional authority statements
      Conservation of energy: allow for innovations and alternative 
        technologies that meet or exceed desired energy efficiency 
        goals (H.R. 4850), H2208 [26AP]
      ------allow for innovations and alternative technologies that 
        meet or exceed desired energy efficiency goals and make 
        technical corrections to Federal energy efficiency laws (H.R. 
        6582), H6323 [2NO]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: making appropriations (H.R. 5855), 
        H3171 [25MY]
      Tariff: man-made shells used in the manufacture of sleeping bags 
        (H.R. 4975), H2275 [27AP]
      ------non-woven polypropylene zippered sleeping bag carry cases 
        (H.R. 4974), H2275 [27AP]
      ------sleeping bag carry cases (H.R. 4973), H2275 [27AP]
  Designated Speaker pro tempore
      House of Representatives, H5 [10JA]
  Pledge of Allegiance
      House of Representatives, H5 [10JA]
  Poems
      ``I'm Still Standing,'' Albert C. Caswell, E1897 [11DE]
  Remarks
      Abortion: tribute to film ``October Baby'', H1523 [22MR]
      Coast Guard: ensure completion of required energy audits, H3552 
        [6JN]
      ------Great Lakes search and rescue operations funding, H3551 
        [6JN]
      ------report on costs of reactivating or interest in purchasing 
        Polar Sea (vessel) before decommissioning and disassembling 
        for scrap, H3552 [6JN]
      Committee on Appropriations (House): permission to file 
        privileged reports, H2745 [16MY]
      Conservation of energy: allow for innovations and alternative 
        technologies that meet or exceed desired energy efficiency 
        goals (H.R. 4850), H3985 [26JN]
      ------allow for innovations and alternative technologies that 
        meet or exceed desired energy efficiency goals and make 
        technical corrections to Federal energy efficiency laws (H.R. 
        6582), H6604 [4DE]
      Cullman, AL: tribute to Cullman Area Teenage Republican Club, 
        E1450 [10SE]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: across-the-board funding reduction 
        exempting counterterrorism accounts, H3639 [7JN]
      ------administrative spending, salaries, and expense accounts 
        funding, H3531 [6JN]
      ------Bureau of Customs and Border Protection air and marine 
        interdiction, operations, maintenance, and procurement funding 
        through reductions in environmental mitigation funding, H3540 
        [6JN]
      ------Bureau of Customs and Border Protection salaries and 
        expenses funding, H3529, H3537 [6JN]
      ------Bureau of Customs and Border Protection salaries and 
        expenses funding through reductions in National Bio and Agro-
        Defense Facility funding, H3538 [6JN]
      ------cell phone communications in rural border areas funding, 
        H3535 [6JN]
      ------cybersecurity infrastructure funding, H3619, H3636, H3637 
        [7JN]
      ------cybersecurity personnel funding, H3650 [7JN]
      ------ensure sensitivity of treatment in the security screening 
        process for children, the elderly, and the infirmed traveling 
        by air, H3542 [6JN]
      ------exempt from certain requirements on the procurement and 
        acquisition of alternative fuels, H3623 [7JN]
      ------Immigration and Customs Enforcement Child Exploitation 
        Center funding, H3542, H3543 [6JN]
      ------Immigration and Customs Enforcement Office of 
        Investigations funding to combat child exploitation through 
        reductions in detention and removal operations funding, H3541 
        [6JN]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5855), H3499, H3505, H3529, 
        H3530, H3531, H3532, H3533, H3534, H3535, H3536, H3537, H3538, 
        H3540, H3541, H3542, H3543, H3544, H3549, H3551, H3552, H3556, 
        H3557, H3560 [6JN], H3618, H3619, H3620, H3622, H3623, H3624, 
        H3630, H3631, H3632, H3634, H3635, H3636, H3637, H3638, H3639, 
        H3640, H3641, H3642, H3649 [7JN]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5855), motion to recommit, 
        H3650 [7JN]
      ------Office of Civil Rights and Liberties funding, H3530 [6JN]
      ------prohibit funding for Public Advocate position within 
        Immigration and Customs Enforcement, H3622 [7JN]
      ------prohibit funding to cities and towns that do not follow 
        Federal immigration law, H3635 [7JN]
      ------prohibit funding to enforce Executive order on providing 
        access to Federal programs and activities for persons with 
        limited English proficiency, H3624 [7JN]
      ------prohibit Immigration and Customs Enforcement funding for 
        contravention of mandatory detention requirement for non-U.S. 
        citizens convicted of certain crimes, H3642 [7JN]
      ------provide training to State and local law enforcement to 
        identify, process, and detain possible immigration offenders, 
        H3634 [7JN]
      ------science and technology research funding through reductions 
        in National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility funding, H3560 [6JN]
      ------supplement Bureau of Customs and Border Protection funding 
        in Puerto Rico with general appropriations when a shortage 
        occurs in Puerto Rico Trust Fund, H3632 [7JN]
      Dept. of Justice: State Criminal Alien Assistance Program 
        suspension of reimbursement to States for costs of 
        incarcerating unknown documented aliens, H3544 [6JN]
      Education: tribute to the Uni-Capitol Washington Internship 
        Programme, E142 [6FE]
      FEMA: Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program and Staffing for 
        Adequate Fire and Response (SAFER) grants funding, H3536 [6JN]
      ------National Urban Search & Rescue Response System funding, 
        H3533 [6JN]
      ------Port Security Grant Program funding through reductions in 
        National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility funding, H3556 [6JN]
      ------State and local grant programs funding, H3534, H3556 
        [6JN], H3634 [7JN]
      ------State and local rail and transit security grant programs 
        funding, H3532 [6JN]
      ------Urban Areas Security Initiative funding, H3650 [7JN]
      ------Urban Areas Security Initiative funding through reductions 
        in Dept. of Homeland Security science and technology research 
        funding, H3557 [6JN]
      Gadsden, AL: tribute to Gadsden Police Dept., Medal of Valor 
        recipients, E1391 [2AU]
      Iran: condemn continued persecution, imprisonment, and 
        sentencing of Youcef Nadarkhani on the charge of apostasy (H. 
        Res. 556), H1088 [29FE]
      Law enforcement: respect individual dignity and operate on the 
        basis of what constitutes criminal behavior, H3620 [7JN]
      Point of order, H3537 [6JN], H3622 [7JN]
      Terrorism: anniversary of terrorist attacks, E1481 
        [11SE]
      Tornadoes: tribute to first responders in Alabama, E651 
        [25AP]
      Transportation Security Administration: Federal Air Marshal 
        Service funding, H3549 [6JN]
      ------prohibit funding for behavior detection officers and the 
        Screening of Passengers by Observation Techniques (SPOT) 
        Program, H3641 [7JN]
      ------prohibit funding for security officers or behavior 
        detection officers outside an airport, H3631 [7JN]
      ------prohibit funding to provide certain employees uniforms or 
        badges resembling those of law enforcement officers, H3630 
        [7JN]
      ------prohibit funding to restrict participation in Screening 
        Partnership Program (SPP), H3640 [7JN]
      ------surface transportation inspection program funding, H3638 
        [7JN]
  Reports filed
      Dept. of Homeland Security Appropriations: Committee on 
        Appropriations (House) (H.R. 5855) (H. Rept. 112-492), H3171 
        [25MY]
  Tributes
      Colson, Charles W., H2803 [16MY]
      Culbreth, Dennis, H1647 [28MR]
      Duboise, Stephen, II, E828 [17MY]
      Goldman, Arthur E. (Gene), E1444 [3AU]
      Lightfoot, Robert M., Jr., E1955 [19DE]
      Pierson, Jay, H6860 [18DE]
      Schaffer, Gregory P., E331 [7MR]
      Wetzel, Joshua, E1897 [11DE]




ADING, JACK

  Statements
      Enewetak People--Challenges Facing the Only Population Ever 
        Resettled on a Nuclear Test Site, H4891 [17JY]




ADJUSTING FOR INCOME DISPARITY ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 4260), H1570 [26MR]




ADKISON, JARROD AND FAMILY

  Remarks in House
      Washington County, FL: Outstanding Farm Family award recipient, 
        E1738 [9NO]




ADLER, ANDREW

  Remarks in House
      Obama, President: condemn comments relative to assassination, 
        H94 [23JA]




ADLER, JON

  Letters
      Violence Against Women Act reauthorization, S408 [9FE]




ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE, U.S. COURTS  see Courts




ADOPTION  see Families and Domestic Relations




ADRIAN, MI

  Remarks in House
      Adrian City Band: anniversary, E1072 [19JN]




ADULYADEJ, BHUMIBOL (King, Thailand)

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1883 [5DE], E1889 [7DE], E1953 [19DE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Tribute, S7454 [5DE], S7742 [11DE]




ADVANCING AMERICA'S NETWORKING AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH AND 
    DEVELOPMENT ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 3834), H186 [27JA]
  Remarks in House
      Enact (H.R. 3834), H2222-H2227, H2252 [27AP]
  Reports filed
      Provisions: Committee on Science, Space, and Technology (House) 
        (H.R. 3834) (H. Rept. 112-420), H1541 [22MR]
  Texts of
      H.R. 3834, provisions, H2223-H2225 [27AP]




ADVANCING BREAKTHROUGH THERAPIES FOR PATIENTS ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see S. 2236), S2030 [26MR]




ADVANCING INNOVATIVE MANUFACTURING ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 6081), H4684 [9JY]
  Remarks in House
      Enact (H.R. 6081), H5025 [19JY]




ADVERTISING

  Articles and editorials
      Bankers Form SuperPAC for `Surgical' Strike at Industry's 
        Enemies, S3475 [23MY]
      For Political Closure, We Need Disclosure, S5057 [17JY]
      HHS Signs $20M PR Contract To Promote Healthcare Law, S3391 
        [22MY]
      Mitch McConnell Dead Wrong on DISCLOSE Act, S4993 [16JY]
  Bills and resolutions
      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 S. 3402), S5134 [18JY]
      Colleges and universities: restrict institutions of higher 
        education from using Federal educational assistance funds for 
        advertising, marketing, or recruiting purposes (see S. 2296), 
        S2496 [18AP] (see H.R. 4390), H1977 [18AP]
      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 S. 3227), S3516 [23MY]
      Dept. of Education: protect college students from deceptive 
        practices and high-pressure sales by institutions, provide a 
        waiting period for enrollment decisions, and standardize and 
        elevate disclosures (see S. 3550), S6340 [13SE]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: protect the phrases GI Bill and Post-
        9/11 GI Bill from inappropriate or misleading marketing by 
        entities targeting veterans (see S. 3318), S4368 [20JN]
      FDA: ensure that a medical device is not marketed based on a 
        determination that it is substantially equivalent to a device 
        that has been recalled due to a flaw in technology or design 
        that adversely affects safety (see H.R. 3847), H218 [31JA]
      ------prohibit use of Federal money for any media advertisement, 
        campaign, or form of publicity against the use of a food or 
        beverage that is lawfully marketed under the Federal Food, 
        Drug, and Cosmetic Act (see H.R. 3848), H218 [31JA]
      FEC: establish and operate a website for the public to view the 
        contents of political advertisements and require sponsors of 
        advertisements to furnish such contents (see H.R. 6259), H5628 
        [1AU]
      Federal agencies and departments: reduce Federal advertising 
        budgets (see S. 3540), S6340 [13SE]
      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]
      Fish and fishing: enhance national seafood marketing efforts by 
        creating National Seafood Marketing and Development Fund, 
        regional seafood marketing boards, and national coordinating 
        committee (see S. 3615), S6625 [21SE]
      Labor unions: require labor organizations to provide notice to 
        employees related to fees collected for purpose of political 
        speech (see H.R. 6322), H5706 [2AU]
      Olympic Games: discourage ambush marketing by entities that 
        adversely effect the ability of Team USA to attract 
        sponsorships (see S. Res. 487), S3839 [7JN]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: repeal section 
        authorizing an education and outreach campaign (see H.R. 
        5894), H3480 [5JN]
      Political campaigns: provide for additional disclosure 
        requirements for corporations, labor organizations, and other 
        entities (see S. 2219), S1932 [21MR] (see S. 3369), S4821 
        [10JY] (see H.R. 4010), H692 [9FE]
      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]
      Village Voice Media Holdings, LLC: support elimination of the 
        ``adult entertainment'' section of the classified advertising 
        website Backpage.com to terminate facilitation of online sex 
        trafficking (see S. Res. 439), S2731 [25AP] (see H. Res. 646), 
        H2320 [7MY]
  Cloture motions
      Political campaigns: provide for additional disclosure 
        requirements for corporations, labor organizations, and other 
        entities (S. 3369), motion to proceed, S4942 [12JY], S5071 
        [17JY]
  Lists
      Vermont towns supporting overturning Supreme Court decision in 
        Citizens United v. FEC on corporate political contributions 
        used for political speech, S1442 [7MR]
  Motions
      Political campaigns: provide for additional disclosure 
        requirements for corporations, labor organizations, and other 
        entities (S. 3369), S4919 [12JY], S4985 [16JY], S5051 [17JY]
  Remarks in House
      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 (H.R. 3596), H3749-H3752 [19JN]
      Children and youth: extend, enhance, and revise certain laws on 
        collection, use, and disclosure of personal information of 
        children and establish additional protections (H.R. 1895), 
        E1601 [21SE]
      Corporations: constitutional amendment to clarify authority of 
        Congress and the States to regulate the expenditure of funds 
        for political activity by corporations (H.J. Res. 78), H4788 
        [11JY], H5622 [1AU]
      Dept. of Defense: motorsports sponsorship funding, H4947-H4951 
        [18JY]
      Dept. of Energy: prohibit Advanced Research Projects Agency-
        Energy funding to reimburse grant recipients for advertising, 
        marketing, or captial formation expenses, H3474 [5JN]
      ------prohibit funding for media campaign to promote alternative 
        green technologies, H3473 [5JN]
      Drugs: address issues relative to composition, marketing, and 
        regulatory approval of OxyContin, H5532 [1AU]
      FCC: require entities sponsoring political advertising to 
        disclose the identity of donors who have contributed over a 
        certain amount over a 2-year election cycle, H1617, H1620, 
        H1621 [27MR]
      FDA: ensure that a medical device is not marketed based on a 
        determination that it is substantially equivalent to a device 
        that has been recalled due to a flaw in technology or design 
        that adversely affects safety, H3225 [30MY]
      Financial institutions: establish fair and transparent practices 
        related to marketing and provision of overdraft coverage 
        programs at depository institutions (H.R. 5691), E752 [9MY]
      House of Representatives: prohibit purchase of paid online 
        advertisements by Members, committees, and leadership offices, 
        H3683, H3684 [8JN]
      Limbaugh, Rush: condemn comments relative to women and access to 
        birth control, H1138 [5MR], H1157 [6MR], H1213, H1218 [7MR], 
        H1300 [8MR]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: repeal section 
        authorizing an education and outreach campaign, H3486 [6JN]
      Political campaigns: provide for additional disclosure 
        requirements for corporations, labor organizations, and other 
        entities, H1594 [27MR], H3744 [19JN], H4074 [27JN]
      ------provide for additional disclosure requirements for 
        corporations, labor organizations, and other entities (H.R. 
        4010), H971, H976 [28FE], H1221 [7MR], H3589 [7JN], H3814 
        [20JN], H3960 [21JN], H4859 [12JY], H4919, H4920 [18JY], H5023 
        [19JY], H5619-H5623 [1AU]
      ------provide for additional disclosure requirements for 
        corporations, labor organizations, and other entities (S. 
        2219), H3366 [1JN]
      ------reform financing of House of Representatives elections 
        (H.R. 1404), H971 [28FE], H5622 [1AU]
      SEC: clarify that general advertising regulations only apply to 
        certain securities offerings and permit only qualified 
        institutional buyers to purchase securities from secondary 
        market, H1260, H1261 [7MR]
      ------eliminate prohibition against general solicitation as a 
        requirement for certain registration exemptions, H1215, H1223, 
        H1225, H1240, H1245 [7MR]
      ------eliminate prohibition against general solicitation as a 
        requirement for certain registration exemptions (H.R. 2940), 
        H120 [24JA]
      Sharon, MA: support constitutional amendment to exclude 
        corporations from rights given to natural persons and affirm 
        power of Congress and States to regulate election 
        expenditures, E1934 [13DE]
      Supreme Court: decision in Citizens United v. FEC on corporate 
        political contributions used for political speech, H971, H976 
        [28FE], H2016, H2018, H2019 [19AP], H3588, H3589 [7JN], H3959 
        [21JN], H4835 [12JY], H4919 [18JY], H5619-H5623 [1AU]
      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 
        (H.R. 6599), H6419 [16NO]
  Remarks in Senate
      Agriculture: prohibit mandatory or compulsory participation in 
        check off programs to provide research and information for a 
        particular commodity or brand, S4281 [19JN]
      Colleges and universities: restrict institutions of higher 
        education from using Federal educational assistance funds for 
        advertising, marketing, or recruiting purposes (S. 2296), 
        S5634 [30JY]
      Dept. of HHS: contract with public relations firm for 
        advertising campaign to promote preventive health benefits of 
        Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, S3467 [23MY]
      Las Vegas News Bureau: anniversary, S2914 [7MY]
      Political campaigns: provide for additional disclosure 
        requirements for corporations, labor organizations, and other 
        entities (S. 2219), S1938-S1940 [21MR], S3470-S3478 [23MY], 
        S4454 [25JN]
      ------provide for additional disclosure requirements for 
        corporations, labor organizations, and other entities (S. 
        3369), S4833 [10JY], S4835 [11JY], S6562, S6563 [21SE]
      ------provide for additional disclosure requirements for 
        corporations, labor organizations, and other entities (S. 
        3369), motion to proceed, S4938-S4942 [12JY], S4985-S4991, 
        S4993-S5003, S5007, S5008, S5010-S5044 [16JY], S5051, S5056-
        S5072, S5076 [17JY], S5179 [19JY]
      ------reform financing of Senate elections (S. 750), S285 [2FE]
      SEC: eliminate prohibition against general solicitation as a 
        requirement for certain registration exemptions, S183 [31JA]
      Supreme Court: anniversary of decision in Citizens United v. FEC 
        on corporate political contributions used for political 
        speech, S98-S106, S108-S110 [26JA], S285 [2FE]
      ------decision in Citizens United v. FEC on corporate political 
        contributions used for political speech, S1442 [7MR], S3470-
        S3478 [23MY], S4193 [14JN], S4453-S4455 [25JN], S4986, S4988, 
        S4993, S4995, S4997, S5001-S5003, S5017-S5022, S5025-S5044 
        [16JY], S5056-S5066, S5068-S5071 [17JY], S5180 [19JY], S6428 
        [19SE], S6562 [21SE]
      Village Voice Media Holdings, LLC: support elimination of the 
        ``adult entertainment'' section of the classified advertising 
        website Backpage.com to terminate facilitation of online sex 
        trafficking, S2667 [25AP]
      ------support elimination of the ``adult entertainment'' section 
        of the classified advertising website Backpage.com to 
        terminate facilitation of online sex trafficking (S. Res. 
        439), S8318-S8320 [20DE]
  Resolutions by organizations
      Constitutional amendment to exclude corporations from rights 
        given to natural persons and affirm power of Congress and 
        States to regulate election expenditures: Sharon, MA, E1934 
        [13DE]
      Supreme Court decision in Citizens United v. FEC on corporate 
        political contributions used for political speech: Sitka, AK, 
        S5036 [16JY]
  Texts of
      S. Res. 439, support elimination of the ``adult entertainment'' 
        section of the Village Voice Media Holdings, LLC, classified 
        advertising website Backpage.com to terminate facilitation of 
        online sex trafficking, S2736 [25AP], S8319 [20DE]
      S. Res. 487, discourage ambush marketing by entities that 
        adversely effect the ability of Team USA to attract 
        sponsorships for the Olympic Games, S3843 [7JN]




ADVISORY COUNCIL ON ALZHEIMER'S RESEARCH, CARE, AND SERVICES

  Bills and resolutions
      Diseases: support goal of preventing and effectively treating 
        Alzheimer's disease by a certain date and other goals of the 
        National Plan To Address Alzheimer's Disease draft (see S. 
        Res. 434), S2655 [24AP] (see H. Con. Res. 120), H2067 [24AP]
  Remarks in House
      Diseases: support goal of preventing and effectively treating 
        Alzheimer's disease by a certain date and other goals of the 
        National Plan To Address Alzheimer's Disease draft, H2825 
        [17MY]
  Texts of
      S. Res. 434, support goal of preventing and effectively treating 
        Alzheimer's disease by a certain date and other goals of the 
        National Plan To Address Alzheimer's Disease draft, S2659 
        [24AP]




AERAS (nonprofit organization)

  Remarks in House
      Diseases: tribute to tuberculosis vaccine research, E429 [22MR]




AERONAUTICS  see Aviation




AFFIRMATION OF THE U.S. RECORD ON THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE RESOLUTION

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see S. Res. 399), S1790 [19MR]
  Texts of
      S. Res. 399, provisions, S1792 [19MR]




AFFRONTI, JOE

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E627 [24AP]




AFGHANISTAN, ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF

  Addresses
      Leesburg, VA, War Memorial to Fallen Soldiers Dedication: John 
        Epperly, E1711 [19OC]
  Amendments
      Dept. of State: designate the Haqqani network as a foreign 
        terrorist organization (S. 1959), S5624 [26JY], H4873 [17JY]
      Operation Enduring Freedom Veterans Day: designate (S. Res. 
        472), S6661, S6676 [21SE]
  Announcements
      Moment of silence to honor U.S. troops killed in military action 
        in Iraq and Afghanistan, H1597 [27MR], H2845 [17MY]
  Articles and editorials
      Afghanistan Peace Plan Would Increase Pakistan's Role, H6704 
        [12DE]
      Fallen Soldiers, Families Are Heroes, E1213 [9JY]
      Intractable Afghan Graft Hampering U.S. Strategy, H1290 [8MR]
      Lieutenant Colonel Davis, Death and Deception in Afghanistan, 
        H577 [8FE]
      Nangalam--Symbol of the Afghan War's Troubles, H117 [24JA]
      Truth, Lies and Afghanistan--How Military Leaders Have Let Us 
        Down, H576, H583 [8FE]
  Bills and resolutions
      Arlington National Cemetery: establish a Tomb of Remembrance for 
        interment of unidentifiable or unclaimed remains of members of 
        the Armed Forces killed in Afghanistan, Iraq, or a subsequent 
        conflict (see H.R. 5735), H2645 [10MY]
      Armed Forces: leave no member unaccounted for in the withdrawal 
        of troops from Afghanistan (see S. Res. 593), S6800 [14NO]
      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]
      ------prohibit use of private security contractors and Afghan 
        Public Protection Force members to provide security for Armed 
        Forces members and military installations and facilities in 
        Afghanistan (see H.R. 4117), H1133 [1MR]
      ------provide benefits under the Post-Deployment/Mobilization 
        Respite Absence program for days of non-participation due to 
        Government error (see S. 2060), S261 [1FE] (see H.R. 3863), 
        H374 [1FE]
      Dept. of State: designate the Haqqani network as a foreign 
        terrorist organization (see S. 3366), S4821 [10JY]
      ------require a report on designation of the Haqqani network as 
        a foreign terrorist organization (see H.R. 6036), H4156 [27JN]
      Federal agencies and departments: report to Congress about 
        refusal to implement certain recommendations for reimbursement 
        by inefficient or wasteful Afghanistan reconstruction 
        contractors (see S. 3505), S5977 [2AU]
      Federal employees: treat time spent in Iraq or Afghanistan by 
        diplomatic or military translators, interpreters, or executive 
        security personnel as U.S. residency for naturalization 
        purposes (see H.R. 6223), H5327 [26JY]
      Foreign aid: establish requirements relative to the provision of 
        certain products (see H.R. 6485), H6274 [21SE]
      Foreign policy: express that the people of Baluchistan, 
        currently divided between Pakistan, Iran, and Afghanistan, 
        have the right to self-determination and to their own 
        sovereign country (see H. Con. Res. 104), H944 [17FE]
      Fort Wainwright, AK: tribute to 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 
        25th Infantry Division (see S. Res. 459), S3129 [14MY]
      House of Representatives: observe a moment of silence on the 
        first legislative day of each month for those killed or 
        wounded in the U.S. engagement in Afghanistan (see H. Res. 
        575), H1272 [7MR]
      NATO: honor sacrifices of personnel in Afghanistan and 
        historically throughout the world and support the new 
        Strategic Concept and upcoming summit in Chicago, IL (see S. 
        Res. 395), S1614 [13MR]
      Operation Enduring Freedom Veterans Day: designate (see S. Res. 
        472), S3631 [24MY]
      Taliban: prohibit release of certain Taliban prisoners from 
        Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, until Muhammaed Omar has been turned 
        over to U.S. custody (see H. Res. 529), H182 [25JA]
      Treaties and agreements: provide for congressional oversight of 
        U.S. agreements with Afghanistan (see H.R. 5787), H2812 [16MY]
  Citations
      Dept. of State International Women of Courage Award awarded to 
        Maryam Durani, S1499 [8MR]
  Essays
      Sacrifice a Soldier Makes: Katie Smith, E1230 [11JY]
  Letters
      Afghanistan-Pakistan Study Group establishment: Representative 
        Wolf, H1121, H1122, H1123 [1MR], E1978, E1979, E1994, E1995, 
        E1996 [21DE]
      Armed Forces incentive pay funding through reductions in Afghan 
        Security Forces incentive pay funding: Raymond C. Kelley, VFW, 
        H4978 [18JY]
      Congressional hearings on war in Afghanistan: several 
        Representatives, H972 [28FE]
      Haqqani Network Terrorist Designation Act: Representative Lamar 
        Smith, Committee on the Judiciary (House), H4874 [17JY]
      ------Representative Ros-Lehtinen, Committee on Foreign Affairs 
        (House), H4874 [17JY]
      National Intelligence Estimate on Afghanistan declassification 
        and release: Representatives McGovern and Jones, H576 [8FE]
  Lists
      Armed Forces members from Mississippi killed in military action 
        in Afghanistan and Iraq, S3619 [24MY]
      Armed Forces members from Wisconsin killed in military action in 
        Afghanistan, S1447 [7MR]
      Armed Forces members killed in military action in Afghanistan, 
        H3483 [6JN], H6591 [4DE], H6705 [12DE]
      Armed Forces members killed in military action in Afghanistan 
        and Iraq, S6433-S6437 [19SE], H3272 [31MY], H3736 [19JN]
  Poems
      ``Because of These,'' Albert C. Caswell, E390 [20MR]
      ``Couragejun Cajun!,'' Albert C. Caswell, E1626 [21SE]
      ``Few,'' Albert C. Caswell, E1614 [21SE]
      ``Greater Than Gold,'' Albert C. Caswell, E1437 [3AU]
      ``Heart of Texas,'' Albert C. Caswell, E1221 [10JY]
      ``Intel,'' Albert C. Caswell, E1439 [3AU]
      ``Praetorians,'' Albert C. Caswell, S6539 [20SE]
      ``We Stood!'' Albert C. Caswell, H5690 [2AU], E1436 [3AU]
      ``You Have No Idea,'' Albert C. Caswell, E1496 [12SE]
  Remarks in House
      Afghanistan Infrastructure Fund: funding, H4981-H4983 [18JY]
      Afghanistan-Pakistan Study Group: establish, E1978, E1994 [21DE]
      ------establish (H.R. 1530), H1121 [1MR]
      Armed Forces: anniversary of Chinook helicopter crash in 
        Afghanistan that killed soliders, airmen, and SEALs, H5689 
        [2AU], E1436 [3AU]
      ------correlation between withdrawal of troops from Iraq and 
        Afghanistan and resurgence of terrorist organizations, H932-
        H934 [17FE]
      ------develop and implement a plan for withdrawal of troops from 
        Afghanistan, H34 [18JA], H117 [24JA], H190 [31JA], H378 [2FE], 
        H578, H579, H582 [8FE], H730 [15FE], H805, H809, H811, H814 
        [16FE], H956 [27FE], H972, H973 [28FE], H1024 [29FE], H1118 
        [1MR], H1155 [6MR], H1216 [7MR], H1289 [8MR], H1369 [19MR], 
        H1527 [22MR], H1579 [27MR], H1646, H1736 [28MR], H1852 [17AP], 
        H1920 [18AP], H2140 [26AP], H2829-H2833, H2836-H2839, H3030, 
        H3031 [17MY], H3271, H3274, H3276 [31MY], H3483, H3485 [6JN], 
        H3740, H3741 [19JN], H4694 [10JY], H4781 [11JY], H4918 [18JY], 
        H5135 [24JY], H5206 [25JY], H5333 [31JY], H5864 [12SE], H6071, 
        H6073 [19SE], H6258, H6262 [21SE], H6345, H6346 [14NO], H6371, 
        H6374, H6379 [15NO], H6420 [16NO], H6507, H6512 [29NO], H6590 
        [4DE], H6703 [12DE], H6777 [13DE], E163 [8FE], E419 [22MR], 
        E1076 [19JN], E1170 [28JN], E1298 [23JY], E1782 [16NO]
      ------ensure funds provided for operations are only used for 
        safe and orderly withdrawal of U.S. military forces and Dept. 
        of Defense contractors, H2824, H2830, H3011-H3014 [17MY], 
        H5028, H5029 [19JY]
      ------incentive pay funding through reductions in Afghan 
        Security Forces incentive pay funding, H4978 [18JY]
      ------investigate hazing among active personnel, H1438 [21MR]
      ------require the President to transmit a plan with timeframe 
        and completion date and reports with status updates on the 
        transition of U.S. military and security operations to the 
        Government of Afghanistan (H.R. 1735), E895 [30MY]
      ------tribute to members from Arizona killed in military action 
        in Afghanistan, H4945 [18JY]
      ------tribute to members from Massachusetts killed in military 
        action in Afghanistan, H3743 [19JN]
      ------tribute to members killed in military action in 
        Afghanistan, H3741 [19JN], E1105 [21JN]
      ------tribute to Oklahoma Army National Guard and Air National 
        Guard, E597 [19AP]
      ------violence resulting from burning of the Koran, H956 [27FE], 
        H973 [28FE], H1118 [1MR]
      Azerbaijan: logistics role in withdrawal of troops from 
        Afghanistan, E1380 [1AU]
      Budget: repeal sequestration and replace automatic spending cuts 
        with targeted reforms, H5753 [10SE]
      Crocker, Ryan C.: condemn remarks on U.S. policy on Afghanistan, 
        E84 [27JA]
      Dept. of Defense: certify Pakistan is taking demonstrable steps 
        to support counterterrorism operations prior to reimbursement 
        for efforts in support of war in Afghanistan, H3135 [18MY]
      ------certify Pakistan opens Ground Lines of Communication, 
        allows NATO supply transit into Afghanistan, and supports U.S. 
        equipment retrograde out of Afghanistan, H3015 [17MY], E877 
        [18MY]
      ------develop a strategy to promote the security of Afghan women 
        and girls during the security transition process, H6775-H6780 
        [13DE]
      ------40-millimeter ammunition production funding, H4993 [18JY]
      ------investigation into alleged corruption at Dawood National 
        Military Hospital in Afghanistan, H6513 [29NO]
      ------make available to the public the total costs of wars in 
        Iraq and Afghanistan on the Dept. of Defense website, H3005, 
        H3007 [17MY]
      ------military operations in Afghanistan funding, H4940-H4946, 
        H4952, H4994, H4995 [18JY], H5052-H5054 [19JY], H5944 [13SE]
      ------prohibit purchase of helicopters for Afghan security 
        forces from Russia, Syria, and other state sponsors of 
        terrorism, H3031 [17MY]
      ------provide mental health assessments to troops during 
        deployment to Afghanistan, H3064 [17MY]
      Dept. of State: designate the Haqqani network as a foreign 
        terrorist organization (S. 1959), H4873-H4875 [17JY]
      Federal employees: treat time spent in Iraq or Afghanistan by 
        diplomatic or military translators, interpreters, or executive 
        security personnel as U.S. residency for naturalization 
        purposes (H.R. 6223), H6650-H6652 [5DE]
      Foreign policy: assess status of the war on terrorism, H177 
        [25JA], H805 [16FE], H1120 [1MR], H2201 [26AP]
      ------call for congressional hearings on war, H813 [16FE]
      ------express that the people of Baluchistan, currently divided 
        between Pakistan, Iran, and Afghanistan, have the right to 
        self-determination and to their own sovereign country (H. Con. 
        Res. 104), H2200 [26AP]
      ------support local and provincial elections and replace 
        centralized government with a Federal system ensuring full 
        participation of all ethnic communities and oppose Taliban 
        inclusion (H. Res. 423), H2310 [7MY]
      Freedom of religion: ensure, H962-H964 [27FE]
      Huizenga, Representative: report on trip to Afghanistan, H46 
        [18JA]
      Illinois: tribute to Illinois Patriot Guard Fallen Heroes 
        Traveling Memorial Wall, H1629 [27MR]
      Leesburg, VA: dedication of war memorial to fallen soldiers, 
        E1711 [19OC]
      National Intelligence Estimate on Afghanistan: declassification 
        and release, H575 [8FE]
      Obama, President: evaluation of war on terrorism and Middle East 
        policies, H4678-H4681 [9JY]
      ------evaluation of war on terrorism policies, H2310-H2314 
        [7MY], H5987 [13SE]
      Osborne, Christopher: Purple Heart recipient, E747 [9MY]
      Salazar, Jeffery: Bronze Star recipient, E1936 [13DE]
      Somers, CT: tribute to Avery Middle School Three Points of 
        Purpose program, H6473 [28NO]
      Treaties and agreements: prohibit funding to negotiate or 
        implement a security agreement with Afghanistan unless the 
        agreement is in the form of a treaty or authorized by law, 
        H5061, H5062 [19JY]
      U.S. policy, H2200-H2202 [26AP], H5849-H5851 [11SE]
      Veterans: provide veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan 
        access to health and mental health services, H1394 [20MR], 
        E425 [22MR]
      War: recognize impact of financial costs on U.S. economy and 
        move to redeploy U.S. Armed Forces and refocus efforts on 
        addressing domestic priorities, H1857 [17AP], H3736 [19JN], 
        H4068 [27JN], H4687 [10JY], H5925 [13SE], E549 [17AP]
      ------recognize impact of financial costs on U.S. economy and 
        refocus efforts on addressing domestic priorities, H1643 
        [28MR]
  Remarks in Senate
      Armed Forces: develop and implement a plan for withdrawal of 
        troops from Afghanistan, S7148, S7149, S7151, S7152 [29NO]
      ------strategy for continued U.S. military presence, S3224-S3226 
        [16MY]
      ------tribute to 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th 
        Infantry Division from Joint Base Elemendorf-Richardson, AK, 
        S6729 [13NO]
      ------tribute to B Co., 1st Battalion, Airborne, 143d Infantry 
        Regiment of Alaska Army National Guard, S6729 [13NO]
      ------tribute to members from California killed in military 
        action in Afghanistan, S1190 [1MR], S6100 [11SE]
      ------tribute to members from Mississippi killed in military 
        action in Afghanistan and Iraq, S3619 [24MY]
      ------tribute to members from Pennsylvania killed in military 
        action in Afghanistan and Iraq, S8578 [31DE]
      ------tribute to members from Wisconsin killed in military 
        action, S1447 [7MR]
      ------tribute to members killed in military action in Iraq and 
        Afghanistan, S6433 [19SE]
      ------tribute to Montana Army National Guard, S2296 [16AP]
      ------tribute to Nevada National Guard 405th Civil Affairs 
        Battalion, S8037 [13DE]
      Corps of Engineers: electric power infrastructure project 
        funding, S4844 [11JY]
      Cunningham, James B.: nomination to be Ambassador to 
        Afghanistan, S6006 [2AU]
      Dept. of Defense: develop a strategy to promote the security of 
        Afghan women and girls during the security transition process, 
        S7160 [29NO], S7331 [3DE]
      ------funding, S3219 [16MY]
      ------provide benefits under the Post-Deployment/Mobilization 
        Respite Absence program for days of non-participation due to 
        Government error (S. 2060), S265 [1FE]
      ------report on the effect of insider attacks upon the progress 
        of the Afghanistan war, S7205 [29NO]
      Dept. of State: designate the Haqqani network as a foreign 
        terrorist organization (S. 1959), House amendment, S5624, 
        S5625 [26JY]
      ------require investigations into attack on the U.S. consulate 
        in Libya and deaths of marines in Afghanistan, S6480 [20SE]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: establish an open burn pit registry 
        to ensure that Armed Forces members exposed to toxic chemicals 
        and fumes in Afghanistan or Iraq receive information regarding 
        such exposure, S7287 [30NO], S7381 [4DE]
      Discrimination: condemn discrimination, hate crimes, racism, 
        bigotry, bullying and brutal violence perpetrated against 
        religious minorities, S7694 [10DE]
      Federal employees: treat time spent in Iraq or Afghanistan by 
        diplomatic or military translators, interpreters, or executive 
        security personnel as U.S. residency for naturalization 
        purposes (H.R. 6223), S8087, S8088 [17DE]
      Foreign policy: assess status of the war on terrorism, S6573-
        S6576 [21SE]
      Fort Wainwright, AK: tribute to 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 
        25th Infantry Division (S. Res. 459), S3133 [14MY]
      Honolulu, HI: tribute to Schofield Barracks soldiers killed in 
        helicopter crash in Afghanistan, S2582 [23AP]
      Human rights: condemn international human rights violations 
        against women and human trafficking, S2477, S2478 [18AP]
      ------increase in conflict-induced displacements, S7391 [4DE]
      National Guard: anniversary, S8018 [13DE]
      NATO: honor sacrifices of personnel in Afghanistan and 
        historically throughout the world and support the new 
        Strategic Concept and upcoming summit in Chicago, IL (S. Res. 
        395), S2279 [29MR]
      Obama, President: evaluation of war on terrorism and Middle East 
        policies, S6480 [20SE]
      Operation Enduring Freedom Veterans Day: designate (S. Res. 
        472), S6676 [21SE]
      Operation Enduring Freeedom Veterans Day: observance, S6892 
        [26NO]
      Parcha, Aaron: Distinguished Flying Cross recipient, S6892 
        [26NO]
      Sorenson, Daren S.: Distinguished Flying Cross recipient, S1998 
        [22MR]
      Stuemke, Brandon: Distinguished Flying Cross recipient, S6892 
        [26NO]
      Taxation: impose special tax to finance war, S4406 [21JN]
      Treaties and agreements: require any proposed security agreement 
        with Afghanistan be submitted to Congress before entering into 
        agreement, S7188 [29NO], S7280, S7281 [30NO]
      War: recognize impact of financial costs on U.S. economy and 
        refocus efforts on addressing domestic priorities, S4659 
        [27JN], S5124 [18JY], S8559 [31DE]
      Widener, Christopher: Distinguished Flying Cross recipient, 
        S6892 [26NO]
  Reports
      Armed Opposition Groups (AOG) Initiated Attacks: Afghanistan NGO 
        Safety Office (excerpt), H812 [16FE]
  Reports filed
      Honor Sacrifices of NATO Personnel in Afghanistan and 
        Historically Throughout the World and Support the New 
        Strategic Concept and Upcoming Summit in Chicago, IL: 
        Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate) (S. Res. 395), S2166 
        [28MR]
  Statements
      Resignation of Ryan C. Crocker as Ambassador to Afghanistan: 
        Senators McCain, Graham, and Lieberman, S3511 [23MY]
      U.S. Policy on Afghanistan: Ryan C. Crocker, E84 [27JA]
  Texts of
      H.R. 6223, treat time spent in Iraq or Afghanistan by diplomatic 
        or military translators, interpreters, or executive security 
        personnel as U.S. residency for naturalization purposes, H6650 
        [5DE]
      S. 1959, Haqqani Network Terrorist Designation Act, S5624 
        [26JY], H4873 [17JY]
      S. Res. 395, honor sacrifices of NATO personnel in Afghanistan 
        and historically throughout the world and support the new 
        Strategic Concept and upcoming summit in Chicago, IL, S1618 
        [13MR], S2279 [29MR]
      S. Res. 459, tribute to Fort Wainwright, AK, 1st Stryker Brigade 
        Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, S3132 [14MY]
      S. Res. 472, Operation Enduring Freedom Veterans Day, S3639 
        [24MY], S6676 [21SE]
      S. Res. 593, leave no Armed Forces member unaccounted for in the 
        withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan, S6801 [14NO]




AFGHANISTAN EXIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT

  Remarks in House
      Enact (H.R. 1735), E895 [30MY]




AFGHANISTAN-PAKISTAN STUDY GROUP

  Remarks in House
      Establish, E1978, E1994 [21DE]
      Establish (H.R. 1530), H1121 [1MR]




AFL-CIO

  Letters
      Dept. of Energy nuclear weapons laboratories and production 
        facilities safety, H2840 [17MY]
      Interest Rate Reduction Act elimination of Dept. of HHS 
        Prevention and Public Health Fund, H2243 [27AP]
      Securing Maritime Activities Through Risk-Based Targeting for 
        (SMART) Port Security Act, H4007 [26JN]
  Press releases
      Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, S1723 [15MR]
  Remarks in House
      Houston, TX: anniversary of AFL-CIO local chapter 716, E355 
        [8MR]
      Northwest Indiana Federation of Labor: tribute to Annual 
        Community Labor Awards recipients, E108 [1FE]




AFRICA

  Addresses
      Malawi Presidential Swearing-In: Joyce Banda, President, Malawi, 
        E707 [7MY]
      New Constitution of Kenya and the Role of the Judiciary: Willy 
        Mutunga, Supreme Court of Kenya, E652-E654 [25AP]
      Taiwan Food Donation to Kenya: Jason C. Yuan, Taiwanese Economic 
        and Cultural Representative to the U.S., S2914 [7MY]
  Amendments
      African Growth and Opportunity Act: add South Sudan to list of 
        eligible countries and extend third country fabric program (S. 
        3326), S5905, S5995, S5996 [2AU]
      Foreign policy: condemn atrocities and encourage efforts to end 
        threats by the Lord's Resistance Army and bring Joseph Kony 
        and his top commanders to justice (S. Res. 402), S6003, S6007, 
        S6008 [2AU]
      World Malaria Day: support goals and ideals (S. Res. 429), 
        S4831, S4833 [10JY]
  Articles and editorials
      Charles Taylor Conviction Sends Warning to Tyrants, E686 [27AP]
      Don't Let Foreign Aid Fall Off the Fiscal Cliff, E1984 [21DE]
      Investigating Benghazi--Why We Need a Select Committee, E1869 
        [4DE]
  Bills and resolutions
      African Growth and Opportunity Act: add South Sudan to list of 
        eligible countries and extend third country fabric program 
        (see S. 3326), S4417 [21JN] (see H.R. 5986), H3974 [21JN]
      African Union: commend coordinated military efforts to apprehend 
        Joseph Kony and senior commanders of the Lords's Resistance 
        Army and support U.S. advisory role in such efforts (see S. 
        Res. 412), S2243 [29MR]
      Committee on Investigation of the September 11, 2012, Terrorist 
        Attacks in Benghazi, Libya (Senate, Select): establish (see S. 
        Res. 594), S6800 [14NO]
      Committee To Investigate and Report on the Attack on the 
        American Consulate in Benghazi, Libya (House, Select): 
        establish (see H. Res. 824), H6622 [4DE]
      Dept. of State: require investigations into and a report on 
        attacks on the U.S. missions in Libya, Egypt, and Yemen (see 
        S. 3551), S6340 [13SE] (see H.R. 6511), H6275 [21SE]
      Diseases: support continued international cooperation to combat 
        HIV/AIDS (see H. Con. Res. 131), H4868 [13JY]
      Foreign aid: suspend aid to Libya and Egypt until it is 
        certified they are providing proper security at U.S. Embassies 
        and consulates pursuant to the Vienna Convention on Consular 
        Relations (see S. Res. 556), S6340 [13SE]
      Foreign policy: condemn atrocities and encourage efforts to end 
        threats by the Lord's Resistance Army and bring Joseph Kony 
        and his top commanders to justice (see S. Res. 402), S1932 
        [21MR] (see H. Res. 583), H1362 [13MR]
      ------condemn atrocities and encourage efforts to end threats by 
        the Lord's Resistance Army and bring Joseph Kony and his top 
        commanders to justice and express support to victims of such 
        atrocities (see H. Res. 584), H1362 [13MR]
      ------express that continued deployment of U.S. military support 
        personnel advising regional forces working toward apprehension 
        of Joseph Kony is necessary and appropriate (see H. Res. 581), 
        H1359 [9MR]
      Foreign trade: create U.S. jobs by increasing exports to Africa 
        (see S. 2215), S1932 [21MR] (see H.R. 4221), H1426 [20MR]
      Kwanzaa Week: anniversary (see H. Res. 520), H78 [18JA]
      Nigeria: recognize Niger Delta as an important wetland and 
        coastal marine ecosystem, and protect and make its recovery 
        and economic development a priority (see H. Con. Res. 121), 
        H2274 [27AP]
      Refugees: report on actions taken on the resolution of the issue 
        of Jewish refugees and other displaced populations from Arab 
        countries (see H.R. 6242), H5525 [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), H1303 [8MR]
      ------promote peace and stability (see S. Res. 397), S1734 
        [15MR]
      Terrorism: commend U.S. public servants who died in attack on 
        U.S. consulate in Libya, express condolences to families of 
        victims, condemn U.S. Embassy attacks, and call for 
        perpetrators to be brought to justice (see H. Res. 786), H6068 
        [18SE]
      Tunisia: commend holding of fair, free, and democratic elections 
        and affirm U.S. national interest of democratic reforms and 
        economic development (see H. Res. 527), H181 [25JA]
      ------initiate negotiations to enter into a free trade agreement 
        (see H. Res. 719), H4655 [29JN]
      Women: provide assistance to sub-Saharan Africa to combat 
        obstetric fistula (see H.R. 5748), H2713 [15MY]
      World Malaria Day: support goals and ideals (see S. Res. 429), 
        S2546 [19AP]
  Declarations
      Joyce Banda recipient of Foreign Policy (publication) ``Top 100 
        Global Thinker'' award, E1856 [30NO]
  Letters
      Sudan and South Sudan conflict resolution: several Members of 
        Congress, H1898 [17AP]
  Messages
      Generalized System of Preferences Least-Developed Beneficiary 
        Developing Country Designation for Senegal: President Obama, 
        H4652 [29JN]
      National Emergency Relative to Cote D'Ivoire: President Obama, 
        S347 [6FE], H464 [3FE]
      National Emergency Relative to Somalia: President Obama, S5256 
        [23JY], H5082 [23JY]
      National Emergency Relative to the Former Liberian Regime of 
        Charles Taylor: President Obama, S5084 [17JY], H4872 [17JY]
      National Emergency Relative to Zimbabwe: President Obama, S1373 
        [2MR], H1139 [5MR]
  Remarks in House
      African Growth and Opportunity Act: add South Sudan to list of 
        eligible countries and extend third country fabric program 
        (H.R. 5986), H5640-H5644, H5696 [2AU]
      Algeria: condemn human rights abuses of the Sahrawi people of 
        Western Sahara, H6741 [12DE]
      Armed Forces: express condolences to victims of U-28 aircraft 
        crash in Djibouti, E254 [27FE]
      Banda, Joyce: Foreign Policy (publication) ``Top 100 Global 
        Thinker'' award recipient, E1856 [30NO]
      China: assessment of role in Africa, E516 [30MR]
      ------status of international economic relations, H2197 [26AP]
      Committee To Investigate and Report on the Attack on the 
        American Consulate in Benghazi, Libya (House, Select): 
        establish (H. Res. 824), E1868 [4DE]
      Congo, Democratic Republic of the: U.S. policy, E131 [3FE]
      Foreign policy: condemn atrocities and encourage efforts to end 
        threats by the Lord's Resistance Army and bring Joseph Kony 
        and his top commanders to justice (H. Res. 583), H1429 [21MR]
      Foreign trade: create U.S. jobs by increasing exports to Africa 
        (H.R. 4221), E579 [18AP]
      Libya: investigate and report on attack on the U.S. mission, 
        H6329, H6341 [13NO], H6393 [15NO], H6399 [16NO], H6537 [30NO]
      ------report on attack on the U.S. mission, H7362 [20DE]
      ------U.S. policy, H7277 [19DE]
      Mali: U.S. policy, E1201 [29JN]
      Nigeria: condemn Boko Haram (terrorist organization) attacks 
        against Christians, H5208 [25JY], E1234 [11JY]
      ------recognize Niger Delta as an important wetland and coastal 
        marine ecosystem, and protect and make its recovery and 
        economic development a priority (H. Con. Res. 121), H5696 
        [2AU]
      ------U.S. policy, E1234 [11JY]
      Rice, Susan E.: assessment of statements made relative to 
        terrorist attacks on U.S. mission in Libya, H6591 [4DE]
      Rwanda: U.N. report on support of rebels in the Democratic 
        Republic of the Congo, E1569 [19SE], E2033 [2JA]
      South Sudan: independence anniversary, E1215 [10JY], E1249 
        [13JY]
      Sudan: develop strategy to end human rights violations, create 
        incentives for governments and persons to end support, and 
        reinvigorate peace efforts (H.R. 4169), H1212 [7MR], H1375 
        [19MR], H1898 [17AP]
      Taylor, Charles: conviction for war crimes and crimes against 
        humanity, E685 [27AP]
      Terrorism: commend U.S. public servants who died in attack on 
        U.S. consulate in Libya, express condolences to families of 
        victims, condemn U.S. Embassy attacks, and call for 
        perpetrators to be brought to justice (H. Res. 786), H6076-
        H6079, H6103 [19SE], E1578 [20SE], E1614 [21SE]
      ------recognize the growing threat of terrorist organizations, 
        E684 [27AP]
      Women: provide assistance to sub-Saharan Africa to combat 
        obstetric fistula (H.R. 5748), E788 [15MY]
  Remarks in Senate
      African Growth and Opportunity Act: add South Sudan to list of 
        eligible countries and extend third country fabric program 
        (H.R. 5986), S5934 [2AU]
      ------add South Sudan to list of eligible countries and extend 
        third country fabric program (S. 3326), S5425, S5426, S5451-
        S5454 [26JY], S5703, S5704, S5726 [31JY], S5904-S5907, S5919-
        S5921, S5932-S5934 [2AU]
      ------add South Sudan to list of eligible countries and extend 
        third country fabric program (S. 3326), unanimous-consent 
        agreement, S5858 [1AU]
      ------add South Sudan to list of eligible countries and extend 
        third country fabric program (S. 3326), unanimous-consent 
        request, S5425 [26JY]
      Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs 
        (Senate): release of report on attack on the U.S. consulate in 
        Benghazi, Libya, S8530-S8541 [30DE]
      Committee on Investigation of the September 11, 2012, Terrorist 
        Attacks in Benghazi, Libya (Senate, Select): establish (S. 
        Res. 594), S6803-S6805 [14NO]
      Congo, Democratic Republic of the: condemn use of slave labor 
        for mining minerals used in the manufacture of cell phones, 
        S1783 [19MR]
      Dept. of State: require investigations into and a report on 
        attacks on the U.S. missions in Libya, Egypt, and Yemen, S6571 
        [21SE]
      ------require investigations into attack on the U.S. consulate 
        in Libya and deaths of marines in Afghanistan, S6480 [20SE]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: veterans job corps funding through 
        reductions in foreign aid to Pakistan, Yemen, Egypt, and 
        Libya, S6316, S6317 [13SE]
      Ethiopia: U.S. policy, S3324 [21MY], S4200 [14JN]
      Foreign aid: allocation, S6577 [21SE]
      Foreign policy: condemn atrocities and encourage efforts to end 
        threats by the Lord's Resistance Army and bring Joseph Kony 
        and his top commanders to justice, S2485 [18AP], S7181 [29NO]
      ------condemn atrocities and encourage efforts to end threats by 
        the Lord's Resistance Army and bring Joseph Kony and his top 
        commanders to justice (S. Res. 402), S4632 [26JN], S6007 [2AU]
      ------impose an asset freeze and visa ban on any outside parties 
        providing support to the M23 rebels, S7189-S7191 [29NO]
      Foreign trade: create U.S. jobs by increasing exports to Africa 
        (S. 2215), S1933 [21MR], S2065-S2068 [27MR], S3140 [15MY], 
        S7715 [11DE], S8136 [18DE], S8541, S8542 [30DE]
      ------create U.S. jobs by increasing exports to Africa (S. 
        2215), unanimous-consent request, S8541 [30DE]
      Ghana: democracy efforts, S5294 [24JY]
      Isakson, Senator: report on trip to Central Africa, S2485, S2486 
        [18AP]
      Libya: investigate and report on attack on the U.S. mission, 
        S6845 [15NO]
      Mali: U.S. policy, S7426 [5DE]
      Morocco: U.S. policy, S5727 [31JY]
      Rice, Susan E.: assessment of statements made relative to 
        terrorist attacks on U.S. mission in Libya, S6845 [15NO]
      South Sudan: call for the release of Elton (Mark) McCabe, S6929 
        [27NO]
      Sudan: promote peace and stability (S. Res. 397), S2280, S2281 
        [29MR]
      Taiwan: tribute to food donation to Kenya, S2914 [7MY]
      World Malaria Day: support goals and ideals (S. Res. 429), 
        S4832, S4833 [10JY]
  Reports
      Flashing Red--A Special Report on the Terrorist Attack at 
        Benghazi: Senators Lieberman and Collins, Committee on 
        Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (Senate), S8530-
        S8539 [30DE]
  Reports filed
      African Growth and Opportunity Act Addition of South Sudan to 
        List of Eligible Countries and Third Country Fabric Program 
        Extension: Committee on Finance (Senate) (S. 3326), S5133 
        [18JY]
      ------Committee on Finance (Senate) (S. 3326) (S. Rept. 112-
        225), S6545 [20SE]
      Condemn Atrocities in Africa and Encourage Efforts To End 
        Threats by the Lord's Resistance Army and Bring Joseph Kony 
        and His Top Commanders to Justice: Committee on Foreign 
        Relations (Senate) (S. Res. 402), S4366 [20JN]
      Increasing American Jobs Through Greater Exports to Africa Act: 
        Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate) (S. 2215) (S. Rept. 
        112-231), S6744 [13NO]
      Promote Peace and Stability in Sudan: Committee on Foreign 
        Relations (Senate) (S. Res. 397), S2166 [28MR]
      Support Goals and Ideals of World Malaria Day: Committee on 
        Foreign Relations (Senate) (S. Res. 429), S4366 [20JN]
  Statements
      Declaration to Moroccan-Controlled Western Sahara and Sahrawi 
        Refugee Camps in Algeria--Summary of Preliminary Observations: 
        Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights 
        (organization), E1647 [21SE]
      Moroccan Initiative in the Western Sahara: Moroccan American 
        Center for Policy, E1963-E1965 [19DE]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 786, commend U.S. public servants who died in attack on 
        U.S. consulate in Libya, express condolences to families of 
        victims, condemn U.S. Embassy attacks, and call for 
        perpetrators to be brought to justice, H6076 [19SE]
      H.R. 5986, African Growth and Opportunity Act addition of South 
        Sudan to list of eligible countries and third country fabric 
        program extension, H5640 [2AU]
      S. 2215, Increasing American Jobs Through Greater Exports to 
        Africa Act, S1933 [21MR]
      S. 3326, African Growth and Opportunity Act addition of South 
        Sudan to list of eligible countries and third country fabric 
        program extension, S5920 [2AU]
      S. Res. 397, promote peace and stability in Sudan, S1740 [15MR], 
        S2280, S2281 [29MR]
      S. Res. 402, condemn atrocities and encourage efforts to end 
        threats by the Lord's Resistance Army and bring Joseph Kony 
        and his top commanders to justice, S1941 [21MR], S6009 [2AU]
      S. Res. 412, commend African Union coordinated military efforts 
        to apprehend Joseph Kony and senior commanders of the Lords's 
        Resistance Army and support U.S. advisory role in such 
        efforts, S2257 [29MR]
      S. Res. 429, support goals and ideals of World Malaria Day, 
        S4833 [10JY]
      S. Res. 556, suspend aid to Libya and Egypt until it is 
        certified they are providing proper security at U.S. Embassies 
        and consulates pursuant to the Vienna Convention on Consular 
        Relations, S6345 [13SE]
      S. Res. 594, Committee on Investigation of the September 11, 
        2012, Terrorist Attacks in Benghazi, Libya (Senate, Select) 
        establishment, S6802 [14NO]




AFRICAN AMERICAN EDUCATION TASK FORCE

  Remarks in House
      Oakland, CA; tribute to the African American Education Task 
        Force Academic Achievement Celebration, E791 [15MY]




AFRICAN AMERICANS

  Articles and editorials
      Day Slavery Officially Ended, H6663 [5DE]
      Honoring Achievements, H509 [6FE]
      John Payton's Life of Principle, H1838 [16AP]
      Lawyer Louis Stokes Became Ohio's First Black Congressman--Black 
        History Month, H788 [15FE]
      Navy Pilot, Board Director Recalls Life in Reston as an African 
        American, E2035 [2JA]
      Toni Morrison, Author, Won Pulitzer, Nobel Prizes--Black History 
        Month, H508 [6FE]
  Bills and resolutions
      Black History Month: observance (see S. Res. 387), S1195 [1MR] 
        (see H. Res. 567), H1100 [29FE]
      Capitol Building and Grounds: acquire a statue of ``The Unknown 
        Slave'' for display in Emancipation Hall of the Capitol 
        Visitor Center (see H.R. 4080), H943 [17FE]
      ------authorize use of Emancipation Hall for unveiling of a 
        marker acknowledging the role that slave labor played in the 
        construction of the U.S. Capitol (see H. Con. Res. 99), H693 
        [9FE]
      ------authorize use of Emancipation Hall to award Congressional 
        Gold Medal to the Montford Point Marines (see S. Con. Res. 
        45), S3729 [5JN] (see H. Con. Res. 128), H3266 [30MY]
      Children and youth: prevent childhood obesity (see H.R. 6461), 
        H6231 [20SE]
      Civil rights: award a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of the 
        pioneers and participants of the civil rights movement (see 
        H.R. 3866), H374 [1FE]
      Dept. of Agriculture: acknowledge decision to consider or reject 
        civil rights claims within 45 days and process all accepted 
        claims within 270 days (see S. 2387), S2821 [26AP]
      Dept. of the Interior: conduct a special resource study of the 
        Pullman Historic Site in Chicago, IL (see H.R. 3894), H475 
        [3FE]
      Diseases: urge Federal agencies to designate funds for 
        education, awareness outreach, and research specifically 
        focused on how prostate cancer affects African-American men 
        (see S. Res. 493), S4203 [14JN] (see S. Res. 529), S5487 
        [26JY] (see H. Res. 753), H5629 [1AU]
      District of Columbia Emancipation Day: observance (see H. Res. 
        617), H1845 [16AP]
      Education: consider bolstering literacy among African-American 
        and Hispanic men a national priority (see H. Res. 721), H4655 
        [29JN]
      Gibson, Althea: award Congressional Gold Medal posthumously (see 
        H.R. 4130), H1133 [1MR]
      GPO: provide funding for printing of updated version of 
        ``Hispanic Americans in Congress'' and production of 
        electronic versions of certain other House documents (see H. 
        Con. Res. 132), H4907 [17JY]
      Hickman, George: tribute (see S. Res. 567), S6455 [19SE]
      House of Representatives: compile oral histories from current 
        and former Members involved in the Selma to Montgomery, AL, 
        marches and the civil rights movement (see H. Res. 562), H965 
        [27FE]
      Johnson, John H.: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 
        3868), H374 [1FE]
      Juneteenth Independence Day: designate (see S.J. Res. 45), S4299 
        [19JN]
      ------observance (see S. Res. 496), S4299 [19JN]
      Kwanzaa Week: anniversary (see H. Res. 520), H78 [18JA]
      Law enforcement: provide grants to States to prevent racial 
        profiling (see H.R. 4398), H1977 [18AP]
      Luter, Fred, Jr.: tribute to election as the first African-
        American President of the Southern Baptist Convention (see S. 
        Res. 518), S4773 [29JN]
      Martin, Trayvon: admonish any official obstructing the 
        investigation of events surrounding shooting death (see H. 
        Res. 612), H1811 [30MR]
      Minorities: improve health of minority individuals (see S. 
        2474), S2823 [26AP]
      NAACP: anniversary (see S. Res. 520), S5047 [16JY] (see H. Con. 
        Res. 130), H4655 [29JN]
      National Caucus on Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Health 
        Disparities: support goals and ideals of Movement Is Life 
        initiative (see S. Res. 535), S5870 [1AU]
      National Emancipation Day: observance (see H. Res. 803), H6276 
        [21SE]
      National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week: 
        designate (see S. Res. 579), S6626 [21SE]
      National Park Service: authorize studies of certain areas for 
        possible inclusion in the National Park System (see S. 3399), 
        S5133 [18JY]
      New York, NY: establish the African Burial Ground International 
        Memorial Museum and Educational Center (see S. 2203), S1790 
        [19MR]
      Parks, Rosa: tribute (see S. Res. 618), S8042 [13DE] (see H. 
        Res. 832), H6806 [13DE]
      Sports: recognize the teams and players of the Negro Baseball 
        Leagues and support designation and mission of the Negro 
        Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City, MO (see S. Res. 508), 
        S4636 [26JN] (see H. Res. 701), H3981 [25JN]
      Tubman, Harriet: establish the Harriet Tubman National 
        Historical Park in Auburn, NY, and the Harriet Tubman 
        Underground Railroad National Historical Park in Caroline, 
        Dorchester, and Talbot Counties, MD (see H.R. 4007), H692 
        [9FE]
      Tulsa, OK: provide a remedy for survivors and descendants of the 
        victims of the Race Riot of 1921 (see H.R. 5593), H2442 [8MY]
      Voting: condemn passage of State legislation that unduly burdens 
        the ability to vote and oppose any election law or proposed 
        legislation that has a disproportionate impact on vulnerable 
        communities (see H. Res. 542), H640 [8FE]
  Factsheets
      Race/Ethnicity and Triple Negative Breast Cancer, H3066 [17MY]
  Histories
      Royal Oak Charter Township, MI (excerpt), E1932 [13DE]
  Letters
      Dept. of Justice funding for programs or activities that involve 
        racial, ethnic, or religious profiling by any law enforcement 
        organization: C. Welton Gaddy, Interfaith Alliance, H2533 
        [9MY]
      ------Hilary O. Shelton, NAACP, H2533 [9MY]
      ------Marge Baker and Paul R. Gordon, People for the American 
        Way (organization), H2533 [9MY]
      Florida legislation that would restrict the early voting period 
        and voter registration: NAACP Legal Defense and Educational 
        Fund, Inc., Florida Conference of Black State Legislators, and 
        Florida State Conference of the NAACP, E98-E100 [31JA]
      National Park Service Study Act: Ken Salazar, Sec. of the 
        Interior, S5137 [18JY]
      Posthumous awarding of Congressional Gold Medal to Lena Calhoun 
        Horne: Representative Bachus, Committee on Financial Services 
        (House), H1819 [16AP]
      ------Representative Camp, Committee on Ways and Means (House), 
        H1818 [16AP]
  Lists
      Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc., summer interns, 
        E1374 [1AU]
      Montford Point Marines from Louisiana, S6618 [21SE]
      Organizations supporting S. 1670, End Racial Profiling Act, 
        S2355 [17AP]
  Obituaries
      Fleming, Joseph, E1835 [29NO]
      In Remembrance of Sylvia Woods, February 2, 1926-July 19, 2012, 
        E1364 [31JY]
  Poems
      ``And From These Hands,'' Albert C. Caswell, E264 [28FE]
      ``On Point, Shades of Black and Green,'' Albert C. Caswell, 
        E1148 [27JN]
  Remarks in House
      Alabama: anniversary of Selma to Montgomery civil rights 
        marches, E308 [5MR]
      Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.: tribute to Beta Beta Lambda 
        Chapter of Miami-Dade County, FL, for contribution to the 
        Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial, E1 [6JA]
      Augusta, GA: tribute to NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet, E33 [18JA]
      Bascomb, Paul: FBI Director's Community Leadership Award 
        recipient, E243 [27FE]
      Black History Month: observance, H464 [3FE], H505, H508-H510 
        [6FE], H796 [15FE], E135 [3FE], E153 [7FE], E160 [8FE], E185 
        [14FE]
      Capitol Building and Grounds: authorize use of Emancipation Hall 
        for unveiling of a marker acknowledging the role that slave 
        labor played in the construction of the U.S. Capitol, E264 
        [28FE]
      ------authorize use of Emancipation Hall for unveiling of a 
        marker acknowledging the role that slave labor played in the 
        construction of the U.S. Capitol (H. Con. Res. 99), H658 [9FE]
      ------authorize use of Emancipation Hall to award Congressional 
        Gold Medal to the Montford Point Marines (H. Con. Res. 128), 
        H3444 [5JN]
      Carrollton, TX: tribute to Carrollton Black Cemetery, E1181 
        [29JN]
      Charles Drew University: tribute to graduates, E964 [1JN]
      Chisholm, Shirley: award Congressional Gold Medal posthumously 
        (H.R. 1303), E135 [3FE]
      CIA: increase recruitment and retention of racial and ethnic 
        minorities to professional intelligence positions, H3301, 
        H3302 [31MY]
      Civil rights: award a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of the 
        pioneers and participants of the civil rights movement (H.R. 
        3866), H464 [3FE], H739 [15FE], H1110 [1MR]
      Collinsville, IL: anniversary of Wilkerson Chapel, E982 [5JN]
      Congressional Black Caucus: budget priorities, H1559-H1563 
        [26MR]
      ------tribute to Faith Forum, H3279 [31MY]
      Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc.: tribute to summer 
        interns, E1374 [1AU]
      Cureton, Anthony: New Jersery State Conference of the NAACP 
        Outstanding President Award recipient, E1614 [21SE]
      Davis, Belva: Progressive Oakland Women for Empowerment and 
        Reform (P.O.W.E.R.) Lifetime Achievement award recipient, 
        E1528 [14SE]
      Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.: tribute, H522 [7FE]
      ------tribute to Prince William County, VA, Alumnae Chapter 
        Martin Luther King Youth Oratorical Contest participants, E324 
        [6MR]
      Dept. of Defense: anniversary of B-1 U.S. Navy Band, E498 [29MR]
      Dept. of Justice: prohibit funding for programs or activities 
        that involve racial, ethnic, or religious profiling by any law 
        enforcement organization, H2532-H2535 [9MY]
      Dept. of the Interior: conduct a study of alternatives for 
        commemorating and interpreting the role of the Buffalo 
        Soldiers in the early years of the national parks (H.R. 1022), 
        H134 [24JA], E69 [25JA], E89 [31JA]
      Diseases: address HIV/AIDS in the African-American community 
        (H.R. 1462), H4914 [18JY]
      District of Columbia: tribute to Black Pride Festival, E875 
        [18MY]
      ------tribute to Woodland Cemetery, E139 [3FE]
      District of Columbia Emancipation Day: observance, H2024 [19AP], 
        E527 [16AP]
      Doar, John: Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, E934 [31MY]
      Eatonville, FL: anniversary, E1366 [31JY]
      Education: consider bolstering literacy among African-American 
        and Hispanic men a national priority (H. Res. 721), H4690 
        [10JY], H5021 [19JY]
      Emancipation Proclamation: anniversary, H7518, H7520 [1JA], 
        E1464 [10SE], E1663 [28SE]
      Esnault, Betty: Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Lambda Rho Zeta 
        Chapter Community Service Honoree, E947 [1JN]
      Faith & Politics Institute: tribute to Congressional Civil 
        Rights Pilgrimage, E454 [27MR]
      Fitts, Howard M., Jr.: NAACP, Durham, NC, chapter Freedom Fund 
        Honoree, E1631 [21SE]
      Flowers, Ira L.: Kappa Alpha Psi, Inc., Southeastern Province 
        Joseph R. Jenkins Award recipient, E738 [9MY]
      Fouche, Aloysia: One Hundred Black Women of Funeral Service 
        Organization Living Legends of Funeral Service Award 
        recipient, E1501 [12SE]
      Gary Frontiers Service Club: tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, 
        Jr., Memorial Breakfast honorees, E24 [17JA]
      GPO: provide funding for printing of updated version of 
        ``Hispanic Americans in Congress'' and production of 
        electronic versions of certain other House documents (H. Con. 
        Res. 132), H5744, H5745 [10SE]
      Grambling State University: anniversary, E1430 [3AU]
      Greenville, MS: anniversary of Elks Serene Lodge 567, E1768 
        [15NO]
      Greenville Industrial College: tribute, E483 [29MR]
      Hartsfield, Wallace S., Sr.: Missouri Walk of Fame inductee, 
        E1564 [19SE]
      History: anniversary of ratification of constitutional amendment 
        on abolition of slavery, H6663 [5DE]
      ------tribute to contributions of African American inventors, 
        H969 [28FE]
      Hollowell, Alescia M.: Miss Black Michigan USA pageant winner, 
        E160 [8FE]
      Horne, Lena Calhoun: award Congressional Gold Medal posthumously 
        (H.R. 1815), H1817-H1820 [16AP]
      House of Representatives: compile oral histories from current 
        and former Members involved in the Selma to Montgomery, AL, 
        marches and the civil rights movement (H. Res. 562), H1031 
        [29FE], H1104-H1113, H1116, H1124 [1MR], E308, E312 [5MR]
      Hughes, Cathy: NAACP Chairman's Award recipient, E263 [28FE]
      Indianola, MS: tribute to da' House of Khafre (business), E1718 
        [23OC]
      International Day for the Abolition of Slavery: observance (H. 
        Res. 929), E1663 [28SE]
      International Federation of Black Prides, Inc.: tribute, E12 
        [13JA]
      Jackson, Frank G.: Black Professionals Association Charitable 
        Foundation Black Professional of the Year award recipient, 
        E1529 [14SE]
      Jackson (MS) Advocate: tribute, E1761 [15NO]
      Jefferson County, MS: tribute to Prospect Hill, E1113 [21JN]
      Johnson, Ed: New Jersey State Conference of the NAACP honoree, 
        E1456 [10SE]
      Johnson, Mark (Too Sharp): International Boxing Hall of Fame 
        inductee, E1402 [3AU]
      Juneteenth Independence Day: observance, E1049 [15JN], E1076, 
        E1079, E1080 [19JN]
      Lambert, MS: tribute to Delta Big Four (musical group), E1843 
        [29NO]
      Law enforcement: prohibit racial profiling, H1646 [28MR], H1831 
        [16AP]
      ------provide grants to States to prevent racial profiling (H.R. 
        4398), E573 [18AP]
      Links, Inc.: anniversary of Arlington, VA, chapter, E297 [1MR]
      ------tribute to Conyers, GA, Azalea City chapter, E304 [1MR]
      Lynn, Louis: Dept. of Commerce Ronald H. Brown Leadership Award 
        recipient, E1959 [19DE]
      Marietta, GA: tribute to Lemon Street Heritage Group for efforts 
        to preserve heritage of Lemon Street School, E1887 [7DE]
      Martin, Trayvon: condemn shooting death, H1396 [20MR], H1437 
        [21MR], H1501, H1521, H1533-H1535 [22MR], H1646, H1651, H1652 
        [28MR], H1795, H1796 [29MR]
      Martin Luther King, Jr., Day: observance, H40 [18JA], E70 [25JA]
      Memphis, TN: tribute to Juneteenth Freedom and Heritage 
        Festival, E1079 [19JN]
      Monuments and memorials: establish a memorial on Federal land in 
        the District of Columbia to honor free African Americans and 
        slaves who fought during the American Revolution, E1998 [21DE]
      ------establish a memorial on Federal land in the District of 
        Columbia to honor free African Americans and slaves who fought 
        during the American Revolution (H.R. 2181), H4809 [11JY]
      Mound Bayou, MS: tribute to J&W Smokehouse (business), E1720 
        [23OC]
      NAACP: anniversary, H4673 [9JY], E1298 [23JY], E1460 [10SE]
      National Bar Association: anniversary of Women Lawyers Division, 
        E1240 [12JY]
      National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: observance, H523, H550 
        [7FE], E157 [7FE]
      National Black Home Educators (organization): tribute, E1135 
        [26JN]
      New York, NY: anniversary of Boyer Lodge No. 1 of Free and 
        Accepted Masons of New York City, E432 [22MR]
      ------anniversary of Sylvia's Restaurant, E1364 [31JY]
      ------NAACP Mid-Manhattan branch NAACP Thalheimer award 
        recipient, E1298 [23JY]
      ------tribute to Harlem Fine Arts Show, E428 [22MR]
      Northern Virginia Black Chamber of Commerce: tribute to Business 
        Honor Award recipients, E2036 [2JA]
      Oakland, CA: tribute to Progressive Oakland Women for 
        Empowerment and Reform (P.O.W.E.R.) Ms. Delilah Beasley Tea 
        reception, E1528 [14SE]
      Oakland, CA; tribute to the African American Education Task 
        Force Academic Achievement Celebration, E791 [15MY]
      Omega Boys Club/Street Soldiers (organization): anniversary, 
        E1720 [23OC]
      Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.: anniversary of Pi Lambda Lambda 
        chapter, E2033 [2JA]
      ------tribute to Epsilon Kappa Kappa chapter, E1773 [15NO]
      Orlando, FL: tribute to YMCA of Central Florida for ``Red Tail 
        Pilots Tribute'' event, E232 [17FE]
      Parks, Rosa: tribute (H. Res. 832), E1945 [17DE]
      Republican Party: historical analysis of impact on pursuit for 
        equality, H796 [15FE]
      Robinson-Briggs, Sharon: New Jersey State Conference of the 
        NAACP Certificate of Achievement recipient, E1454 [10SE]
      Sacramento, CA: tribute to Sacramento African-American Art 
        Collective, E443 [26MR]
      Southwest Belmont Community Association: tribute, E144 [6FE]
      St. Paul, MN: anniversary of Pilgrim Baptist Church, E1300 
        [23JY]
      Tulsa, OK: provide a remedy for survivors and descendants of the 
        victims of the Race Riot of 1921 (H.R. 5593), E730 [8MY]
      Tuskegee-Morehouse Football Classic: tribute, E1521 [13SE]
      Virginia Beach, VA: tribute to Virginia Beach Police Dept., 
        event to honor Black Law Enforcement Pioneers, E1376 [1AU]
      Voting Rights Act: anniversary, H94, H97, H101 [23JA]
      Wesby, Maya: Congressional Black Caucus Spouses Essay Contest 
        award recipient, E1718 [23OC]
      Women: tribute to achievements of African American women, E129 
        [3FE], E185 [14FE]
      World War II: award Congressional Gold Medal to the Montford 
        Point Marines, H3235 [30MY], E1147, E1148, E1154, E1158 [27JN]
      ------award Congressional Gold Medal to the Montford Point 
        Marines (H.R. 2447), E691 [27AP]
      ------tribute to premiere of ``Red Tails'' movie about Tuskegee 
        Airmen, H83 [23JA], E27 [17JA], E54 [23JA]
      ------tribute to Tuskegee Airmen, E41 [18JA], E232 [17FE]
      Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.: tribute to Alpha Delta Zeta 
        chapter, E1758 [15NO]
  Remarks in Senate
      Black History Month: observance, S250 [1FE], S345 [6FE]
      ------observance (S. Res. 387), S1368 [1MR]
      Capitol Building and Grounds: authorize use of Emancipation Hall 
        for unveiling of a marker acknowledging the role that slave 
        labor played in the construction of the U.S. Capitol (H. Con. 
        Res. 99), S802, S803 [15FE]
      ------authorize use of Emancipation Hall to award Congressional 
        Gold Medal to the Montford Point Marines (H. Con. Res. 128), 
        S4218 [14JN]
      ------authorize use of Emancipation Hall to award Congressional 
        Gold Medal to the Montford Point Marines (S. Con. Res. 45), 
        S3738 [5JN]
      ------unveiling of bust of Sojourner Truth in the Capitol 
        rotunda, S4411 [21JN]
      Cheyney University: anniversary, S1144 [29FE]
      Diseases: urge Federal agencies to designate funds for 
        education, awareness outreach, and research specifically 
        focused on how prostate cancer affects African-American men 
        (S. Res. 493), S4206 [14JN]
      ------urge Federal agencies to designate funds for education, 
        awareness outreach, and research specifically focused on how 
        prostate cancer affects African-American men (S. Res. 529), 
        S5626 [26JY]
      District of Columbia: anniversary of Emancipation Day, S2233 
        [29MR]
      Hickman, George: tribute (S. Res. 567), S6469 [19SE]
      Jones Bar-B-Q Diner (business): James Beard Foundation America's 
        Classics Award recipient, S2918 [7MY]
      Juneteenth Independence Day: designate (S.J. Res. 45), S4304 
        [19JN], S4411 [21JN]
      ------observance, S4231 [18JN]
      ------observance (S. Res. 496), S4308 [19JN], S4410 [21JN]
      King, Martin Luther, Jr., and Coretta Scott: award Congressional 
        Gold Medal, S4411 [21JN]
      Law enforcement: prohibit racial profiling (S. 1670), S2040 
        [27MR], S2354 [17AP]
      Links, Inc.: anniversary of Denver, CO chapter, S6535 [20SE]
      Luter, Fred, Jr.: tribute to election as the first African-
        American President of the Southern Baptist Convention, S4769 
        [29JN]
      ------tribute to election as the first African-American 
        President of the Southern Baptist Convention (S. Res. 518), 
        S7308 [30NO]
      Minorities: improve health of minority individuals (S. 2474), 
        S2830 [26AP]
      NAACP: anniversary (S. Res. 520), S5023, S5024 [16JY]
      National Park Service: authorize studies of certain areas for 
        possible inclusion in the National Park System (S. 3399), 
        S5136 [18JY]
      Parks, Rosa: award Congressional Gold Medal, S4411 [21JN]
      ------direct the Architect of the Capitol to obtain a statue of 
        Rosa Parks and to place the statue in the U.S. Capitol in 
        National Statuary Hall, S4411 [21JN]
      ------tribute (S. Res. 618), S8232, S8233 [19DE]
      Portland, OR: anniversary of First African Methodist Episcopal 
        Zion Church, S2164 [28MR]
      Selma, AL: commemorate anniversary of Bloody Sunday and the role 
        it played in ensuring passage of the Voting Rights Act, S1433 
        [7MR]
      Sports: recognize the teams and players of the Negro Baseball 
        Leagues and support designation and mission of the Negro 
        Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City, MO (S. Res. 508), 
        S4642 [26JN]
      Tubman, Harriet: establish the Harriet Tubman National 
        Historical Park in Auburn, NY, and the Harriet Tubman 
        Underground Railroad National Historical Park in Caroline, 
        Dorchester, and Talbot Counties, MD (S. 247), S251 [1FE]
      World War II: award Congressional Gold Medal to the Montford 
        Point Marines, S4669 [27JN]
      ------award Congressional Gold Medal to the Montford Point 
        Marines (H.R. 2447), S6426 [19SE], S6618 [21SE]
  Reports filed
      Harriet Tubman National Historical Parks Act: Committee on 
        Energy and Natural Resources (Senate) (S. 247) (S. Rept. 112-
        105), S41 [23JA]
      Memorial Establishment on Federal Land in the District of 
        Columbia To Honor Free African Americans and Slaves Who Fought 
        During the American Revolution: Committee on Energy and 
        Natural Resources (Senate) (S. 883) (S. Rept. 112-118), S41 
        [23JA]
  Resolutions by organizations
      District of Columbia Emancipation Day anniversary: District of 
        Colubmia City Council, S2234 [29MR]
      District of Columbia Emancipation Day observance: District of 
        Columbia Council, E527 [16AP]
  Texts of
      H. Con. Res. 99, use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor 
        Center for unveiling of a marker acknowledging the role that 
        slave labor played in the construction of the U.S. Capitol, 
        H658 [9FE]
      H. Con. Res. 128, use of Capitol Emancipation Hall to award 
        Congressional Gold Medal to the Montford Point Marines, H3444 
        [5JN]
      H. Con. Res. 132, GPO funding for printing of updated version of 
        ``Hispanic Americans in Congress'' and production of 
        electronic versions of certain other House documents, H5744 
        [10SE]
      H. Res. 562, compile oral histories from current and former 
        Members of Congress involved in the Selma to Montgomery, AL, 
        marches and the civil rights movement, H1104 [1MR]
      H.R. 1022, Buffalo Soldiers in the National Parks Study Act, 
        H134 [24JA]
      H.R. 1815, posthumously award Congressional Gold Medal to Lena 
        Calhoun Horne, H1818 [16AP]
      S. Con. Res. 45, use of Capitol Emancipation Hall to award 
        Congressional Gold Medal to the Montford Point Marines, S3734, 
        S3738 [5JN]
      S. Res. 387, Black History Month, S1208, S1368 [1MR]
      S. Res. 493, urge Federal agencies to designate funds for 
        education, awareness outreach, and research specifically 
        focused on how prostate cancer affects African-American men, 
        S4206 [14JN]
      S. Res. 496, Juneteenth Independence Day, S4304, S4308 [19JN]
      S. Res. 508, recognize the teams and players of the Negro 
        Baseball Leagues and support designation and mission of the 
        Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City, MO, S4639, S4643 
        [26JN]
      S. Res. 518, tribute to election of Fred Luter, Jr., as the 
        first African-American President of the Southern Baptist 
        Convention, S4777 [29JN], S7308 [30NO]
      S. Res. 520, NAACP anniversary, S5023, S5049 [16JY]
      S. Res. 529, urge Federal agencies to designate funds for 
        education, awareness outreach, and research specifically 
        focused on how prostate cancer affects African-American men, 
        S5493, S5626 [26JY]
      S. Res. 535, support goals and ideals of National Caucus on 
        Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Health Disparities Movement Is 
        Life initiative, S5882 [1AU]
      S. Res. 567, tribute to George Hickman, S6466, S6471 [19SE]
      S. Res. 579, National Historically Black Colleges and 
        Universities Week, S6631, S6681 [21SE]
      S. Res. 618, tribute to Rosa Parks, S8044 [13DE], S8232 [19DE]
  Tributes
      Ali, Muhammad, H38 [18JA]




AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION

  Remarks in Senate
      Presidential appointments: nominations considered and confirmed 
        en bloc, S6004 [2AU], S8626 [1JA]




AFRICAN GROWTH AND OPPORTUNITY ACT

  Amendments
      Foreign trade: add South Sudan to list of eligible countries and 
        extend third country fabric program (S. 3326), S5905, S5995, 
        S5996 [2AU]
  Bills and resolutions
      Foreign trade: add South Sudan to list of eligible countries and 
        extend third country fabric program (see S. 3326), S4417 
        [21JN] (see H.R. 5986), H3974 [21JN]
  Remarks in House
      Foreign trade: add South Sudan to list of eligible countries and 
        extend third country fabric program (H.R. 5986), H5640-H5644, 
        H5696 [2AU]
  Remarks in Senate
      Foreign trade: add South Sudan to list of eligible countries and 
        extend third country fabric program (H.R. 5986), S5934 [2AU]
      ------add South Sudan to list of eligible countries and extend 
        third country fabric program (S. 3326), S5425, S5426, S5451-
        S5454 [26JY], S5703, S5704, S5726 [31JY], S5904-S5907, S5919-
        S5921, S5932-S5934 [2AU]
      ------add South Sudan to list of eligible countries and extend 
        third country fabric program (S. 3326), unanimous-consent 
        agreement, S5858 [1AU]
      ------add South Sudan to list of eligible countries and extend 
        third country fabric program (S. 3326), unanimous-consent 
        request, S5425 [26JY]
  Reports filed
      African Growth and Opportunity Act Addition of South Sudan to 
        List of Eligible Countries and Third Country Fabric Program 
        Extension: Committee on Finance (Senate) (S. 3326), S5133 
        [18JY]
      ------Committee on Finance (Senate) (S. 3326) (S. Rept. 112-
        225), S6545 [20SE]
  Texts of
      H.R. 5986, African Growth and Opportunity Act addition of South 
        Sudan to list of eligible countries and third country fabric 
        program extension, H5640 [2AU]
      S. 3326, African Growth and Opportunity Act addition of South 
        Sudan to list of eligible countries and third country fabric 
        program extension, S5920 [2AU]




AFRICAN UNION

  Bills and resolutions
      International relations: commend coordinated military efforts to 
        apprehend Joseph Kony and senior commanders of the Lords's 
        Resistance Army and support U.S. advisory role in such efforts 
        (see S. Res. 412), S2243 [29MR]
  Texts of
      S. Res. 412, commend African Union coordinated military efforts 
        to apprehend Joseph Kony and senior commanders of the Lords's 
        Resistance Army and support U.S. advisory role in such 
        efforts, S2257 [29MR]




AFRIDI, SHAKEEL

  Bills and resolutions
      Congressional Gold Medal: award (see H.R. 4069), H901 [16FE]
      Immigration: classify as a refugee of special humanitarian 
        concern to the U.S. (see H. Res. 723), H4655 [29JN]
      Pakistan: prohibit assistance until Shakeel Afridi is freed (see 
        S. 3260), S3688 [4JN] (see S. 3269), S3781 [6JN] (see H.R. 
        5924), H3660 [7JN]
      Relief (see S. 3259), S3688 [4JN] (see H.R. 3901), H475 [3FE]
  Remarks in House
      Immigration: classify as a refugee of special humanitarian 
        concern to the U.S., H5774 [11SE]
      Relief (H.R. 3901), E134 [3FE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Pakistan: prohibit assistance until Shakeel Afridi is freed, 
        S3762 [6JN], S3961, S3962 [12JN], S6260 [12SE], S6316 [13SE], 
        S6598-S6601 [21SE]
      ------prohibit assistance until Shakeel Afridi is freed (S. 
        3269), S3799 [6JN], S3803 [7JN], S4619 [26JN], S5054 [17JY], 
        S5186 [19JY], S5279 [24JY]
      Relief (S. 3259), S5279 [24JY]




AFTER SCHOOL FOR AMERICA'S CHILDREN ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 3821), H158 [24JA]




AFTERSCHOOL ALLIANCE (organization)

  Bills and resolutions
      Lights on Afterschool!: support goals and ideals of event (see 
        S. Res. 587), S6626 [21SE]
  Texts of
      S. Res. 587, support goals and ideals of Afterschool Alliance 
        (organization) Lights on Afterschool! event, S6634, S6683 
        [21SE]




AG AGENDA (American Farm Bureau Federation newsletter)

  Articles and editorials
      USDA--Celebrating 150 Years of Innovation, E806 [15MY]




AG ONE FOUNDATION

  Remarks in House
      Resnick, Stewart A.: Ag One Foundation Community Salute honoree, 
        E311 [5MR]




AGAN, SHAUNA

  Privilege of the floor
      Senate, S5688 [30JY]




AGE DISCRIMINATION  see Discrimination




AGE DISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Civil rights: clarify appropriate standard of proof for Federal 
        antiretaliation and antidiscrimination claims (see S. 2189), 
        S1613 [13MR]
  Remarks in House
      Fair Pay Act: anniversary, E93 [31JA]
  Remarks in Senate
      Civil rights: clarify appropriate standard of proof for Federal 
        antiretaliation and antidiscrimination claims (S. 2189), 
        S1615-S1617 [13MR]
  Texts of
      S. 2189, Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act, 
        S1616 [13MR]




AGED  see Senior Citizens




AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT  related term(s) Department of 
    State
  Amendments
      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 (S. Res. 402), S6003, S6007, S6008 
        [2AU]
  Bills and resolutions
      Adoption: express importance of a safe, nurturing, and permanent 
        family for all children and recognize that adoption promotes 
        greater stability than long-term institutionalization or 
        foster care (see S. Res. 378), S699 [15FE]
      Africa: condemn atrocities and encourage efforts to end threats 
        by the Lord's Resistance Army and bring Joseph Kony and his 
        top commanders to justice (see S. Res. 402), S1932 [21MR] (see 
        H. Res. 583), H1362 [13MR]
      Correctional institutions: eliminate conditions in foreign 
        prisons and other detention facilities that do not meet 
        minimum human standards of health, sanitation, and safety (see 
        S. 3577), S6454 [19SE] (see H.R. 6436), H6150 [19SE]
      Dept. of State: require a quadrennial diplomacy and development 
        review (see S. 3341), S4636 [26JN]
      Dept. of State, foreign operations, and related programs: making 
        appropriations (see S. 3241), S3631 [24MY] (see H.R. 5857), 
        H3171 [25MY]
      Diseases: commend progress made by anti-tuberculosis programs 
        (see H. Res. 594), H1542 [22MR]
      Ecuador: condemn repression of democracy and human rights, 
        express concern on lack of counternarcotics cooperation and 
        relationship with Iran, and discourage renewal of trade 
        preference systems (see H. Res. 745), H5525 [31JY]
      Federal employees: tribute to Foreign Service and Civil Service 
        professionals who represent the U.S. abroad (see S. Res. 401), 
        S1932 [21MR]
      Food: improve nutritional quality, quality control, and cost 
        effectiveness of U.S. food assistance (see H.R. 4141), H1153 
        [5MR]
      Foreign policy: establish guidelines for U.S. foreign assistance 
        programs (see S. 3310), S4299 [19JN]
      Health: recognize importance of frontline health workers toward 
        accelerating progress on global health and saving lives of 
        women and children (see H. Res. 734), H5008 [18JY]
      Solar energy: authorize microenterprise assistance for renewable 
        energy projects in developing countries (see H.R. 3888), H440 
        [2FE]
      Syria: promote U.S. policy objectives through imposition of 
        sanctions, creation of a Syrian Stabilization Fund, support 
        for opposition and democracy efforts, and departure from power 
        of Bashar al-Assad (see S. 2152), S1373 [2MR]
  Lists
      Citizens supporting S. Res. 402, condemn atrocities in Africa 
        and encourage efforts to end threats by the Lord's Resistance 
        Army and bring Joseph Kony and his top commanders to justice, 
        S4632 [26JN]
  Remarks in House
      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 (H. Res. 583), H1429 [21MR]
      Diseases: HIV/AIDS research and treatment funding, H6590 [4DE]
      Foreign aid: broadcasting of television show ``Sesame Street'' 
        in Palestine funding, H130 [24JA]
      Foreign policy: establish guidelines for U.S. foreign assistance 
        programs (H.R. 3159), H7458-H7461 [30DE]
      Water for the Poor Act: enhance implementation (H.R. 3658), 
        H1429 [21MR]
      World Water Day: observance, H1429 [21MR]
  Remarks in Senate
      Adoption: express importance of a safe, nurturing, and permanent 
        family for all children and recognize that adoption promotes 
        greater stability than long-term institutionalization or 
        foster care (S. Res. 378), S607 [14FE], S803 [15FE]
      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, S2485 [18AP], S7181 [29NO]
      ------condemn atrocities and encourage efforts to end threats by 
        the Lord's Resistance Army and bring Joseph Kony and his top 
        commanders to justice (S. Res. 402), S4632 [26JN], S6007 [2AU]
      ------impose an asset freeze and visa ban on any outside parties 
        providing support to the M23 rebels, S7189-S7191 [29NO]
      Correctional institutions: eliminate conditions in foreign 
        prisons and other detention facilities that do not meet 
        minimum human standards of health, sanitation, and safety (S. 
        3577), S6462, S6463 [19SE]
      Dept. of Agriculture: Food for Peace program funding, S4130 
        [13JN]
      Dept. of State: require a quadrennial diplomacy and development 
        review (S. 3341), S4638 [26JN], S6673 [21SE]
      Federal employees: tribute to Foreign Service and Civil Service 
        professionals who represent the U.S. abroad (S. Res. 401), 
        S6388 [13SE]
      Foreign policy: establish guidelines for U.S. foreign assistance 
        programs (S. 3310), S4301 [19JN]
      Hurricanes: supplemental appropriations for recovery from damage 
        caused by Hurricane Sandy through reductions in foreign aid 
        funding, S8470-S8472, S8480 [28DE]
      Presidential appointments: nominations considered and confirmed 
        en bloc, S2273 [29MR], S8626 [1JA]
      Syria: promote U.S. policy objectives through imposition of 
        sanctions, creation of a Syrian Stabilization Fund, support 
        for opposition and democracy efforts, and departure from power 
        of Bashar al-Assad (S. 2152), S1493 [7MR]
      Wildlife Conservation Day: observance, S7398 [4DE]
  Reports filed
      Condemn Atrocities in Africa and Encourage Efforts To End 
        Threats by the Lord's Resistance Army and Bring Joseph Kony 
        and His Top Commanders to Justice: Committee on Foreign 
        Relations (Senate) (S. Res. 402), S4366 [20JN]
      Dept. of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs 
        Appropriations: Committee on Appropriations (House) (H.R. 
        5857) (H. Rept. 112-494), H3171 [25MY]
      ------Committee on Appropriations (Senate) (S. 3241) (S. Rept. 
        112-172), S3630 [24MY]
      Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act: Committee on 
        Foreign Relations (Senate) (S. 3310) (S. Rept. 112-233), S6744 
        [13NO]
      Nomination of Earl W. Gast To Be AID Assistant Administrator for 
        Africa: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate), S613 [14FE]
      Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review Act: Committee on 
        Foreign Relations (Senate) (S. 3341) (S. Rept. 112-220), S6451 
        [19SE]
      Tribute to Foreign Service and Civil Service Professionals Who 
        Represent the U.S. Abroad: Committee on Foreign Relations 
        (Senate) (S. Res. 401), S2819 [26AP]
      Water for the World Act: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate) 
        (S. 641) (S. Rept. 112-194), S5731 [31JY]
  Statements
      Tribute to George McGovern, E1960 [19DE]
  Texts of
      H.R. 3159, Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act, 
        H7458 [30DE]
      S. 3310, Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act, S4301 
        [19JN]
      S. 3341, Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review Act, S6673 
        [21SE]
      S. Res. 378, express importance of a safe, nurturing, and 
        permanent family for all children and recognize that adoption 
        promotes greater stability than long-term institutionalization 
        or foster care, S704, S803 [15FE]
      S. Res. 401, tribute to Foreign Service and Civil Service 
        professionals who represent the U.S. abroad, S1940 [21MR], 
        S6388 [13SE]
      S. Res. 402, condemn atrocities and encourage efforts to end 
        threats by the Lord's Resistance Army and bring Joseph Kony 
        and his top commanders to justice, S1941 [21MR], S6009 [2AU]




AGRELLA, ROBERT

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E650 [25AP]




AGRICULTURAL ADJUSTMENT ACT

  Remarks in Senate
      Dept. of Agriculture: determine the price of all milk used for 
        manufactured purposes by using the national average cost of 
        production, S4391 [21JN]




AGRICULTURAL DISASTER ASSISTANCE ACT

  Amendments
      Enact (H.R. 6233): consideration (H. Res. 752), H5647 [2AU]
  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 6233), H5524 [31JY]
      Enact (H.R. 6233): consideration (see H. Res. 752), H5628 [1AU]
  Motions
      Enact (H.R. 6233), H5681 [2AU]
  Remarks in House
      Agriculture: extend certain programs, prohibit supplemental 
        agricultural disaster assistance payments to foreign 
        corporations, and prohibit producers from collecting payments 
        from multiple programs, H5682 [2AU]
      Enact (H.R. 6233), H5650-H5658, H5681, H5697 [2AU]
      ------consideration (H. Res. 752), H5644-H5649 [2AU]
      ------motion to recommit, H5682 [2AU]
  Remarks in Senate
      Enact (H.R. 6233), S5946 [2AU]
  Reports filed
      Consideration of H.R. 6233, Provisions: Committee on Rules 
        (House) (H. Res. 752) (H. Rept. 112-644), H5628 [1AU]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 752, consideration of H.R. 6233, provisions, H5644 [2AU]
      H.R. 6233, provisions, H5650-H5652 [2AU]




AGRICULTURAL MARKETING ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Agriculture: make it unlawful for a packer to own, feed, or 
        control livestock intended for slaughter (see S. 2141), S1147 
        [29FE] (see H.R. 4284), H1739 [28MR]
  Remarks in Senate
      Agriculture: make it unlawful for a packer to own, feed, or 
        control livestock intended for slaughter (S. 2141), S1150 
        [29FE]
  Texts of
      S. 2141, make it unlawful for a packer to own, feed, or control 
        livestock intended for slaughter, S1150 [29FE]




AGRICULTURAL RISK PROTECTION ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Dept. of Agriculture: reduce crop insurance premium subsidies 
        (see H.R. 6098), H4827 [11JY]




AGRICULTURE  related term(s) Food
  Amendments
      Agriculture, rural development, FDA, and related agencies 
        programs: making appropriations (H.R. 5973), H3977 [21JN]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5973), consideration (H. Res. 
        697), H4025 [26JN]
      Appropriations: making for Dept. of Defense and other Federal 
        departments and agencies, rescind unobligated stimulus funds, 
        and reduce discretionary spending (H.R. 1), S8052, S8073, 
        S8084, S8085 [17DE], S8117, S8126, S8128, S8130, S8141, S8142, 
        S8143, S8144, S8147, S8149, S8150, S8151 [18DE], S8164, S8178, 
        S8184, S8195, S8207, S8208, S8212, S8223, S8224 [19DE], S8305, 
        S8306, S8307 [20DE], S8366, S8368, S8369, S8372 [21DE], S8429, 
        S8430, S8431, S8432, S8433, S8434, S8442 [27DE], S8462, S8463, 
        S8469, S8472, S8476, S8496, S8508 [28DE]
      Budget: reconciliation of the concurrent resolution and 
        replacement of sequester established by the Budget Control Act 
        (H.R. 5652), H2648 [10MY]
      ------reconciliation of the concurrent resolution and 
        replacement of sequester established by the Budget Control Act 
        (H.R. 5652), consideration (H. Res. 648), H2581 [10MY]
      Dept. of the Interior: issue commercial use authorizations to 
        commercial stock operators for operations in designated 
        wilderness within the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks 
        (H.R. 4849), S3291, S3292 [17MY], H2228 [27AP], H3147 [18MY]
      Disasters: make supplemental agricultural disaster assistance 
        available with costs offset by changes to certain conservation 
        programs (H.R. 6233), consideration (H. Res. 752), H5647 [2AU]
      Dominican Republic-Central America Free Trade Agreement (DR-
        CAFTA): modify textile and apparel rules of origin (S. 3326), 
        S5905, S5995, S5996 [2AU]
      Economy: provide for spending reductions through reform and 
        repeal of certain Federal and State programs (H.R. 6684), 
        consideration (H. Res. 841), H7381 [20DE]
      Programs: continue (S. 3240), S3787, S3789, S3790, S3791, S3792, 
        S3793, S3794, S3795, S3796, S3797 [6JN], S3845, S3846, S3847, 
        S3848, S3849, S3850, S3851, S3852, S3853, S3854, S3855, S3856, 
        S3857, S3867, S3868, S3869 [7JN], S3903, S3904, S3905, S3906, 
        S3907, S3908, S3909, S3910, S3911, S3912, S3913, S3916, S3917, 
        S3918, S3919, S3921, S3922, S3923, S3924 [11JN], S3962, S3963, 
        S3985, S3986, S3987, S3989, S3991, S3992, S3993, S3994, S3997, 
        S3998, S3999, S4000, S4001, S4099, S4102, S4103, S4104, S4106, 
        S4107 [12JN], S4126, S4127, S4153, S4154, S4155, S4156, S4157, 
        S4158, S4159, S4160 [13JN], S4208, S4209, S4210, S4211, S4212, 
        S4213, S4216, S4217 [14JN], S4243, S4244, S4245, S4246, S4247 
        [18JN], S4266, S4267, S4268, S4269, S4270, S4271, S4272, 
        S4273, S4274, S4275, S4276, S4277, S4278, S4279, S4280, S4281, 
        S4306 [19JN], S4334, S4335, S4336, S4337, S4338, S4339, S4340, 
        S4341, S4343, S4344, S4345, S4346, S4347, S4348, S4349, S4350, 
        S4351, S4352, S4353, S4354, S4355, S4356, S4357 [20JN], S4381, 
        S4382, S4383, S4384, S4385, S4389 [21JN]
      Russia: extend normal trade relations status (S. 3406), S5681 
        [30JY]
  Articles and editorials
      Congress Delays Farm Bill as Drought Spreads, S5456 [26JY]
      Food Stamps Helped Reduce Poverty Rate, Study Finds, H1900 
        [17AP]
      Jersey Orchard Sweeps Apple Cider Awards, E229 [17FE]
      U.S. Corn Growers Farming in Hell as Midwest Heat Spreads, S4856 
        [11JY]
      U.S. Should Legalize Industrial Hemp, S4138 [13JN]
      USDA--Celebrating 150 Years of Innovation, E806 [15MY]
      Vision Realized, S4413 [21JN]
  Bills and resolutions
      Agriculture, rural development, FDA, and related agencies 
        programs: making appropriations (see S. 2375), S2821 [26AP] 
        (see H.R. 5973), H3914 [20JN]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5973), consideration (see H. 
        Res. 697), H3974 [21JN]
      America's Agricultural Heritage Partnership: reauthorize in Iowa 
        (see S. 2133), S1049 [27FE]
      Animals: make it unlawful for a packer to own, feed, or control 
        livestock intended for slaughter (see S. 2141), S1147 [29FE] 
        (see H.R. 4284), H1739 [28MR]
      Bankruptcy: clarify rule allowing discharge as a nonpriority 
        claim of governmental claims arising from disposition of farm 
        assets (see S. 3545), S6340 [13SE]
      Birds: provide for a uniform national standard for the housing 
        and treatment of egg-laying hens (see S. 3239), S3631 [24MY] 
        (see H.R. 3798), H113 [23JA]
      Brazil: authorize negotiations to eliminate tariffs and trade 
        barriers to U.S. ethanol exports (see H.R. 4621), H2123 [25AP]
      Budget: reconciliation of the concurrent resolution and 
        replacement of sequester established by the Budget Control Act 
        (see H.R. 5652), H2565 [9MY]
      ------reconciliation of the concurrent resolution and 
        replacement of sequester established by the Budget Control Act 
        (H.R. 5652), consideration (see H. Res. 648), H2565 [9MY]
      Business and industry: promote biobased manufacturing (see S. 
        2155), S1384 [5MR]
      CCC: prohibit Brazil Cotton Institute funding (see H.R. 5143), 
        H2270 [27AP]
      Chavez, Cesar E.: tribute (see S. Res. 410), S2166 [28MR]
      Chesapeake Bay: reauthorize the Chesapeake Bay Watershed 
        Initiative and improve Dept. of Agriculture assistance to 
        farmers and foresters within the watershed and to States with 
        water quality programs (see S. 2294), S2496 [18AP]
      Citrus Disease Research and Development Trust Fund: establish 
        (see S. 3568), S6454 [19SE]
      Clean Air Act: amend the renewable fuel program to require the 
        cellulosic biofuel requirement to be based on actual 
        production (see H.R. 6047), H4603 [28JN]
      Dept. of Agriculture: acknowledge decision to consider or reject 
        civil rights claims within 45 days and process all accepted 
        claims within 270 days (see S. 2387), S2821 [26AP]
      ------anniversary (see S. Res. 458), S3087 [10MY]
      ------award grants to establish veterans gardens operated by 
        veterans to produce food that can be sold to individuals, 
        schools, and restaurants (see H.R. 3905), H512 [6FE]
      ------clarify maximum distance between Farm Service Agency 
        county offices for purposes of the closure or relocation of a 
        county office (see S. 3258), S3688 [4JN] (see H.R. 4330), 
        H1804 [29MR]
      ------convey lands of the former Fort Bayard Military 
        Reservation to Santa Clara, NM, Bayard, NM, or Grant County, 
        NM, for business and community development (see H.R. 6344), 
        H5706 [2AU]
      ------establish a Great Lakes basin initiative for agricultural 
        nonpoint source pollution prevention (see H.R. 4162), H1272 
        [7MR] (see H.R. 4328), H1804 [29MR]
      ------establish the Community-Supported Agriculture Promotion 
        Program (see H.R. 4012), H693 [9FE]
      ------establish the Revenue Loss Assistance Program, improve 
        crop insurance, and extend livestock disaster, tree 
        assistance, and commodity programs (see S. 2261), S2242 [29MR]
      ------expand coverage under crop insurance plans to include 
        losses to an insured commodity that must be destroyed due to a 
        federally-imposed quarantine (see H.R. 6022), H4063 [26JN]
      ------extend and improve the Milk Income Loss Contract (MILC) 
        Program (see S. 2126), S909 [17FE] (see H.R. 4085), H944 
        [17FE]
      ------improve energy programs (see S. 2270), S2242 [29MR] (see 
        H.R. 5955), H3732 [18JN]
      ------modify crop insurance ineligibility requirements for 
        producers that produce an annual crop on native sod (see H.R. 
        5879), H3362 [31MY]
      ------modify the definition of the term biobased product (see S. 
        2346), S2730 [25AP] (see H.R. 5873), H3362 [31MY]
      ------permit providers of eligible food purchasing and delivery 
        services to be approved as retail food stores that accept and 
        redeem Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits (see 
        H.R. 4333), H1804 [29MR]
      ------permit the export of apples to Canada in bulk bins without 
        certification (see S. 2208), S1847 [20MR] (see H.R. 3914), 
        H567 [7FE]
      ------provide grants to enhance the most effective freezing 
        methods to improve access to affordable and locally produced 
        specialty crops (see H.R. 6457), H6231 [20SE]
      ------reauthorize and improve the Rural Energy for America 
        Program (see S. 2225), S2001 [22MR] (see H.R. 5825), H3103 
        [17MY]
      ------recognize significance of and support adequate funding for 
        the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (see H. Res. 
        564), H965 [27FE]
      ------reduce crop insurance premium subsidies (see H.R. 6098), 
        H4827 [11JY]
      ------repeal the Conservation Stewardship Program (see H.R. 
        4015), H696 [13FE]
      ------require annual disclosure of crop insurance premium 
        subsidies in the public interest (see H.R. 6270), H5629 [1AU]
      ------require evaluation of county workload assessments prior to 
        closure or relocation of a county or local Farm Service Agency 
        office (see H.R. 4313), H1803 [29MR]
      ------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), H3806 [19JN]
      ------use funds derived from conservation-related programs 
        executed on National Forest System lands to utilize the 
        Agriculture Conservation Experienced Services Program (see 
        H.R. 6231), H5331 [30JY]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: prohibit the procurement of certain 
        items unless they are domestically grown, reprocessed, reused, 
        or produced (see S. 2114), S699 [15FE]
      Dept. of Labor: prohibit finalization of certain proposed child 
        labor rules relative to family farming (see S. 2221), S1932 
        [21MR] (see H.R. 4157), H1272 [7MR]
      Dept. of the Interior: issue commercial use authorizations to 
        commercial stock operators for operations in designated 
        wilderness within the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks 
        (see H.R. 4849), H2204 [26AP]
      ------settle water rights claims of the Navajo Nation and Hopi 
        Tribe in Arizona, authorize construction of certain water 
        projects, and resolve litigation concerning Colorado River 
        operations (see S. 2109), S614 [14FE] (see H.R. 4067), H901 
        [16FE]
      Disasters: convene an interagency working group to assess 
        Federal activities relative to extreme weather resilience 
        across key sectors and support State, local, and private 
        sector resiliency efforts (see S. 3691), S8203 [19DE]
      ------extend certain supplemental agricultural disaster 
        assistance programs (see S. 3384), S4950 [12JY] (see S. 3395), 
        S5085 [17JY] (see H.R. 4948), H2206 [26AP] (see H.R. 6167), 
        H5130 [23JY] (see H.R. 6192), H5291 [25JY] (see H.R. 6228), 
        H5330 [30JY]
      ------make supplemental agricultural disaster assistance 
        available with costs offset by changes to certain conservation 
        programs (see H.R. 6233), H5524 [31JY]
      ------make supplemental agricultural disaster assistance 
        available with costs offset by changes to certain conservation 
        programs (H.R. 6233), consideration (see H. Res. 752), H5628 
        [1AU]
      Dominican Republic-Central America Free Trade Agreement (DR-
        CAFTA): modify textile and apparel rules of origin (see S. 
        3326), S4417 [21JN] (see H.R. 5986), H3974 [21JN]
      Economy: ensure viability and competitiveness of U.S. 
        agricultural sector (see H.R. 6194), H5291 [25JY]
      ------promote U.S. economic and energy security through 
        increased energy development and reduced regulatory burdens 
        (see S. 2365), S2731 [25AP]
      ------provide for spending reductions through reform and repeal 
        of certain Federal and State programs (see H.R. 6684), H7359 
        [19DE]
      ------provide for spending reductions through reform and repeal 
        of certain Federal and State programs (H.R. 6684), 
        consideration (see H. Res. 841), H7359 [19DE]
      EPA: change the Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure 
        rule with respect to certain farms (see S. 3559), S6454 [19SE]
      ------establish a moratorium on aerial surveillance of 
        agricultural operations (see S. 3467), S5870 [1AU]
      ------establish a moratorium on aerial surveillance under the 
        Federal Water Pollution Control Act (see H.R. 6093), H4774 
        [10JY]
      ------partially waive the renewable fuel standard when corn 
        inventories are low (see S. 3428), S5304 [24JY]
      ------provide reasonable limits, control, and oversight over use 
        of aerial surveillance of farmers (see H.R. 5961), H3806 
        [19JN]
      ------require use of commercially available volume of cellulosic 
        biofuel in setting requirements for the renewable fuel program 
        (see H.R. 6545), H6276 [21SE]
      Federal aid programs: restore integrity to and strengthen 
        payment limitation rules for commodity payments and benefits 
        to farmers (see S. 2217), S1932 [21MR]
      Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act: reauthorize 
        (see S. 3552), S6340 [13SE]
      FEMA: allow construction and improvement of structures used for 
        agricultural production in floodplains under the National 
        Flood Insurance Program (see H.R. 4020), H725 [14FE]
      Floods: analyze challenges faced by agricultural areas and rural 
        communities designated as an area having special flood hazards 
        for purposes of the National Flood Insurance Program (see H.R. 
        6034), H4156 [27JN]
      Food, Conservation, and Energy Act: extend with certain 
        modifications and exceptions (see H.R. 6228), H5330 [30JY]
      Food industry: require labels on packages of meat include a 
        statement on whether the meat contains lean finely textured 
        beef (pink slime) (see H.R. 4346), H1811 [30MR]
      Foreign aid: ensure that a percentage of food aid provided in 
        the form of certain agricultural commodities or their products 
        must be transported on U.S. commercial vessels (see H.R. 
        6170), H5200 [24JY]
      Foreign trade: establish U.S. trade negotiating objectives 
        relative to application of sanitary and phytosanitary measures 
        to agricultural products to facilitate trade in agriculture 
        (see H.R. 6538), H6276 [21SE]
      Forests: address bark beetle epidemic, drought, deteriorating 
        forest health, and wildfire risk on Federal lands and increase 
        State control of forest management in high-risk areas (see 
        H.R. 6089), H4684 [9JY]
      Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research: establish (see S. 
        2274), S2242 [29MR]
      Government regulations: codify exemptions for farming, forestry, 
        and ranching relative to permit requirements for dredged or 
        fill material (see H.R. 4278), H1739 [28MR]
      ------provide for regulatory accountability and revision of 
        economically burdensome regulations (see H.R. 4116), H1133 
        [1MR]
      Hazardous substances: prohibit use, production, sale, import, or 
        export of sodium fluoroacetate (Compound 1080) and ban use of 
        sodium cyanide for predator control (see H.R. 4214), H1426 
        [20MR]
      Horse Protection Act: designate additional unlawful acts, 
        strengthen penalties for violations, and improve Dept. of 
        Agriculture enforcement (see H.R. 6388), H5999 [13SE]
      Immigration: simplify petitioning procedure for H-2A 
        agricultural workers and expand the scope of the H-2A program 
        (see H.R. 6373), H5859 [11SE]
      Land-Grant College Act: anniversary (see S. Res. 502), S4368 
        [20JN]
      National Day of the American Cowboy: designate (see S. Res. 
        470), S3516 [23MY]
      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), S2243 [29MR] (see H.R. 
        4331), H1804 [29MR]
      National Integrated Drought Information System: reauthorize (see 
        S. 3584), S6545 [20SE] (see H.R. 6489), H6274 [21SE]
      Pesticides: prohibit use, production, sale, importation, or 
        exportation of any pesticide containing atrazine (see H.R. 
        4318), H1804 [29MR]
      Product safety: establish a comprehensive process to inform 
        consumers about food and product recalls (see H.R. 4759), 
        H2125 [25AP]
      Programs: continue (see S. 3240), S3631 [24MY] (see H.R. 6083), 
        H4684 [9JY]
      ------continue (H.R. 6083), consideration (see H. Res. 739), 
        H5201 [24JY]
      Public lands: establish criteria for the rate of fees charged 
        for grazing private livestock on public rangelands (see S. 
        3374), S4893 [11JY]
      ------improve management of grazing leases and permits (see H.R. 
        4234), H1496 [21MR]
      Russia: extend normal trade relations status (see S. 3285), 
        S3976 [12JN] (see S. 3406), S5211 [19JY] (see H.R. 6156), 
        H5077 [19JY]
      ------extend normal trade relations status (H.R. 6156), 
        consideration (see H. Res. 808), H6343 [13NO]
      Senior citizens: encourage the use of locally grown food in 
        meals programs (see S. 3592), S6545 [20SE]
      States: permit exemptions from certain requirements of Federal 
        environmental laws for producers of agricultural commodities 
        (see H.R. 6075), H4655 [29JN]
      Tariff: daminozide (see S. 2862), S2965 [8MY] (see H.R. 4784), 
        H2126 [25AP]
      Taxation: exclude certain farm rental income from self-
        employment net earnings if the taxpayer enters into a lease 
        agreement relative to such income (see H.R. 5990), H3974 
        [21JN]
      ------exclude certain farmland and family-owned business 
        interests from the value of the gross estate of decedents (see 
        H.R. 6271), H5629 [1AU]
      ------exempt certain family-owned farms and businesses from the 
        estate tax (see S. 2200), S1734 [15MR]
      ------extend Bush administration tax cuts, provide alternative 
        minimum tax relief, and repeal estate and generation-skipping 
        transfer taxes (see S. 3420), S5257 [23JY]
      ------extend Bush administration tax cuts and other tax relief 
        for families making less than a certain annual income and 
        provide alternative minimum tax and estate tax relief (see S. 
        3393), S5085 [17JY] (see H.R. 6262), H5629 [1AU]
      ------facilitate water leasing and water transfers to promote 
        conservation and efficiency (see S. 3650), S7215 [29NO] (see 
        H.R. 6462), H6231 [20SE]
      ------increase quarterly wages paid threshold for classification 
        as an agricultural labor employer for purposes of unemployment 
        taxes (see H.R. 5320), H2274 [27AP]
      ------permanently extend Bush administration tax cuts (see H.R. 
        6663), H6806 [13DE]
      ------provide estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer tax 
        relief (see H.R. 16), H5330 [30JY]
      ------provide exception to additional estate tax for severance 
        of standing timber harvested consistent with a forest 
        management plan (see H.R. 6439), H6151 [19SE]
      ------provide for Commerical Fishing, Farm, and Ranch Risk 
        Management Accounts (see H.R. 6276), H5704 [2AU]
      ------repeal estate and gift taxes (see S. 3403), S5211 [19JY] 
        (see H.R. 6279), H5704 [2AU]
      U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: protect farmers from fines due 
        to taking of migratory birds on agricultural fields by 
        clarifying distinction between normal agricultural practices 
        and baiting (see S. 3674), S7976 [12DE]
      Urban areas: provide assistance and opportunity to create and 
        support sustainable agriculture activities and improve access 
        to nutrition in U.S. cities (see H.R. 4351), H1845 [16AP]
  Cloture motions
      Appropriations: making for Dept. of Defense and other Federal 
        departments and agencies, rescind unobligated stimulus funds, 
        and reduce discretionary spending (H.R. 1), S8195 [19DE], 
        S8340 [21DE]
      Programs: continue (S. 3240), motion to proceed, S3714 [5JN], 
        S3807 [7JN]
  Essays
      Role of the Farm in a Healthy Diet: Andrea Ledgerwood, S2815 
        [26AP]
      ------Travis Koester, S2815 [26AP]
  Letters
      Agriculture, rural development, FDA, and related agencies 
        appropriations: Stephen E. Blaire and Richard E. Pates, U.S. 
        Conference of Catholic Bishops, H4021 [26JN]
      Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act: several agricultural 
        organizations, S6313 [13SE]
      Dept. of Labor procedures clarification for issuing ``hot goods 
        orders'' on agricultural enterprises and enforcing the Fair 
        Labor Standards Act: several Representatives, E1951 [19DE]
      Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act: Mike and 
        Lori Peskey, H6154 [20SE]
      ------several Representatives, S5455 [26JY]
      Navy participation in memorandum of understanding with Depts. of 
        Agriculture and Energy to invest in production of advanced 
        aviation and marine biofuels: Jonathan W. Greenert, James F. 
        Amos, and Ray Mabus, Dept. of the Navy, S7144 [29NO]
      Normal trade relations status with Russia extension: several 
        Russian dissidents, H5974 [13SE]
      Preserving America's Family Farms Act: several agricultural 
        organizations, H5166 [24JY]
      Sequester Replacement Reconciliation Act: Harold A. 
        Schaitberger, International Association of Fire Fighters, 
        H2621 [10MY]
      ------Representative Issa, Committee on Oversight and Government 
        Reform (House), E825 [17MY]
      ------Representative Lungren, Committee on House Administration 
        (House), E825 [17MY]
      ------Representative Paul Ryan, Committee on the Budget (House), 
        E825, E826 [17MY]
      ------Stephen E. Blaire, Committee on Domestic Justice and Human 
        Development, H2580, H2613 [10MY]
  Lists
      Indiana Youth Essay Contest winners, S2815 [26AP]
  Motions
      Appropriations: making for Dept. of Defense and other Federal 
        departments and agencies, rescind unobligated stimulus funds, 
        and reduce discretionary spending (H.R. 1), S8016 [13DE], 
        S8195 [19DE], S8341, S8342 [21DE], S8464, S8482 [28DE]
      Budget: reconciliation of the concurrent resolution and 
        replacement of sequester established by the Budget Control Act 
        (H.R. 5652), H2630 [10MY]
      Disasters: make supplemental agricultural disaster assistance 
        available with costs offset by changes to certain conservation 
        programs (H.R. 6233), H5681 [2AU]
      Economy: provide for spending reductions through reform and 
        repeal of certain Federal and State programs (H.R. 6684), 
        H7410 [20DE]
      Programs: continue (S. 3240), S3714 [5JN], S3803 [7JN], S3962 
        [12JN], S4124, S4125 [13JN], S4350, S4352 [20JN]
      Russia: extend normal trade relations status (H.R. 6156), S7392 
        [4DE]
  Remarks in House
      Adkison, Jarrod and family: Washington County, FL, Outstanding 
        Farm Family award recipient, E1738 [9NO]
      Agriculture, rural development, FDA, and related agencies 
        programs: making appropriations (H.R. 5973), H3946 [21JN]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5973), consideration (H. Res. 
        697), H4017-H4027 [26JN]
      Alden, NY: tribute to Alden Farmers Market, E1578 [20SE]
      Appropriations: making for Dept. of Defense and other Federal 
        departments and agencies, rescind unobligated stimulus funds, 
        and reduce discretionary spending (H.R. 1), H5945 [13SE], 
        H7478 [31DE], H7567-H7578 [2JA]
      Arkansas Farm Bureau: tribute to Arkansas Farm Family of the 
        Year award recipients, H4708 [10JY]
      Barton, Ken and Rhonda and family: Holmes County, FL, 
        Outstanding Farm Family award recipient, E1668 [28SE]
      Bucks Beautiful (organization): tribute, E2023 [31DE]
      Budget: reconciliation of the concurrent resolution and 
        replacement of sequester established by the Budget Control Act 
        (H.R. 5652), H2455 [9MY], H2583-H2633 [10MY], H2702-H2705 
        [15MY], H2783 [16MY], H3135 [18MY], H3392 [1JN], H3586 [7JN], 
        H4922-H4925 [18JY], H5295 [26JY], H5521 [31JY], H5958 [13SE], 
        H6575 [30NO], H6751 [12DE], E755 [9MY], E802 [15MY], E823 
        [16MY], E825 [17MY], E908 [30MY], E2018 [31DE]
      ------reconciliation of the concurrent resolution and 
        replacement of sequester established by the Budget Control Act 
        (H.R. 5652), consideration (H. Res. 648), H2573-H2583 [10MY]
      ------reconciliation of the concurrent resolution and 
        replacement of sequester established by the Budget Control Act 
        (H.R. 5652), motion to recommit, H2631 [10MY]
      ------replace the sequester established by the Budget Control 
        Act by eliminating certain taxpayer subsidies, H4921-H4925 
        [18JY]
      California: protect agriculture and fishery-related jobs north 
        of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta when addressing 
        certain water-related concerns, H1062, H1063 [29FE]
      ------protect drinking water supplies in the Sacramento-San 
        Joaquin River Delta region, H1064 [29FE]
      ------protect water quality and availability for agricultural 
        producers in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta region, 
        H1065, H1066 [29FE]
      Cape Cod Cranberry Growers' Association: anniversary, E1416 
        [3AU]
      Capitol Building and Grounds: U.S. Botanic Garden funding, 
        H3676, H3677 [8JN]
      Champaign County, IL: anniversary of Champaign County Farm 
        Bureau, E127 [3FE]
      Colleges and universities: anniversary of land grant college 
        program, H3398 [1JN]
      Congress: accomplishments of the 112th Congress, H5856 [11SE], 
        H6085 [19SE]
      ------importance of bipartisanship, H6371 [15NO]
      Congressional Peanut Caucus: establish, E510 [29MR]
      Costa, Anthony: Grower Shipper Association E.E. ``Gene'' Harden 
        Award for Lifetime Achievement in Central Coast Agriculture 
        recipient, E1107 [21JN]
      Dept. of Agriculture: anniversary, H2666, H2667 [15MY], H2723 
        [16MY], E774 [10MY], E793, E795, E799, E800, E803, E805, E806 
        [15MY], E1047 [15JN]
      ------anniversary of Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, 
        E815 [16MY]
      ------improve crop insurance, H5656, H5697 [2AU]
      ------include multi-year price decline protections in the 
        Agriculture Risk Coverage program, H4660 [9JY]
      ------modify the definition of the term biobased product (H.R. 
        5873), H3365 [1JN]
      ------reform payment limitation rules for farm subsidies, H2603 
        [10MY]
      ------Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program funding, H1657 
        [28MR], H1849, H1869, H1898-H1905 [17AP], H2606, H2623-H2625 
        [10MY], H6488-H6491 [28NO], E551 [17AP], E584 [19AP], E612 
        [23AP]
      ------Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program reform, H2605 
        [10MY]
      ------tribute to domestic and global anti-hunger and nutrition 
        programs, E803 [15MY]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: Bureau of Customs and Border 
        Protection salaries and expenses funding through reductions in 
        National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility funding, H3537-H3539 
        [6JN]
      ------science and technology research funding through reductions 
        in National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility funding, H3559-H3561 
        [6JN]
      Dept. of Labor: clarify procedures for due process after a farm 
        inspection relative to enforcement of labor laws on farms, 
        H6584 [3DE], H6835 [18DE]
      ------prohibit finalization of certain proposed child labor 
        rules relative to family farming, H2080 [25AP]
      ------prohibit finalization of certain proposed child labor 
        rules relative to family farming (H.R. 4157), H5162, H5167 
        [24JY]
      ------reform certain proposed child labor rules relative to 
        family farming, H581 [8FE]
      Dept. of the Interior: extend water contract between the U.S. 
        and the East Bench Irrigation District (S. 997), H3715 [18JN]
      ------issue commercial use authorizations to commercial stock 
        operators for operations in designated wilderness within the 
        Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks (H.R. 4849), H2227, 
        H2228 [27AP]
      ------issue commercial use authorizations to commercial stock 
        operators for operations in designated wilderness within the 
        Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks (H.R. 4849), Senate 
        amendment, H3147 [18MY]
      ------issue commercial use authorizations to commercial stock 
        operators for operations in designated wilderness within the 
        Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks (H.R. 4849), 
        corrections in engrossment, H2252 [27AP]
      Disasters: extend certain programs, prohibit supplemental 
        agricultural disaster assistance payments to foreign 
        corporations, and prohibit producers from collecting payments 
        from multiple programs, H5682 [2AU]
      ------extend certain supplemental agricultural disaster 
        assistance programs, H5139 [24JY], H5854 [11SE]
      ------make supplemental agricultural disaster assistance 
        available with costs offset by changes to certain conservation 
        programs (H.R. 6233), H5650-H5658, H5681, H5697 [2AU]
      ------make supplemental agricultural disaster assistance 
        available with costs offset by changes to certain conservation 
        programs (H.R. 6233), consideration (H. Res. 752), H5644-H5649 
        [2AU]
      ------make supplemental agricultural disaster assistance 
        available with costs offset by changes to certain conservation 
        programs (H.R. 6233), motion to recommit, H5682 [2AU]
      Dominican Republic-Central America Free Trade Agreement (DR-
        CAFTA): modify textile and apparel rules of origin (H.R. 
        5986), H5640-H5644, H5696 [2AU]
      Donald Danforth Plant Science Center: World Affairs Council of 
        St. Louis International Humanitarian of the Year Award 
        recipient, E987 [6JN]
      Economy: impact of Government regulations, H5756, H5759, H5760 
        [10SE], H6224-H6227 [20SE]
      ------provide for spending reductions through reform and repeal 
        of certain Federal and State programs (H.R. 6684), H7362, 
        H7363, H7364, H7395-H7412 [20DE]
      ------provide for spending reductions through reform and repeal 
        of certain Federal and State programs (H.R. 6684), 
        consideration (H. Res. 841), H7366, H7374-H7383 [20DE]
      ------provide for spending reductions through reform and repeal 
        of certain Federal and State programs (H.R. 6684), motion to 
        recommit, H7410, H7411 [20DE], E1992 [21DE]
      Eldon, MO: tribute to Eldon High School FFA Knowledge team, 
        E1737 [9NO]
      EPA: change the Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure 
        rule with respect to certain farms (H.R. 3158), H5608, H5609 
        [1AU]
      ------impact of overregulation on the economy, H358 [1FE], 
        H4649-H4652 [29JN]
      Federal aid programs: repeal sugar price support program and 
        marketing allotments, H2144 [26AP]
      ------repeal sugar price support program and marketing 
        allotments (H.R. 1385), H701 [14FE]
      ------sugar price support program funding, H3710 [18JN], H4660 
        [9JY]
      Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act: reauthorize 
        (S. 3552), H6024-H6042 [14SE]
      FEMA: allow construction and improvement of structures used for 
        agricultural production in floodplains under the National 
        Flood Insurance Program, H2578 [10MY]
      ------Port Security Grant Program funding through reductions in 
        National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility funding, H3556, H3557 
        [6JN]
      Flinn, Shannon and family: Santa Rosa County, FL, Outstanding 
        Farm Family award recipient, E1283 [19JY]
      Food: require labels on food that contains, or is produced with, 
        a genetically engineered material (H.R. 3553), H6073 [19SE]
      Fresno, CA: anniversary of Fresno County Farm Bureau, E1178 
        [28JN]
      Geitner, Rex E.: San Mateo County, CA, Farm Bureau Farmer of the 
        Year award recipient, E202 [15FE]
      Georgia: impact of agriculture on State economy, E803 [15MY]
      Georgia Peanut Commission: anniversary, E1232 [11JY], E1360 
        [31JY]
      Gilmore, Jacob and family: Escambia County, FL, Outstanding Farm 
        Family of the Year award recipient, E1692 [12OC]
      Government regulations: provide for regulatory accountability 
        and revision of economically burdensome regulations (H.R. 
        4116), H5163 [24JY]
      Growing Power (nonprofit organization): tribute, E1758 [15NO]
      Hines, Dale: Wisconsin Agriculturist (publication) Master 
        Agriculturist award recipient, E655 [25AP]
      House of Representatives: legislative priorities, H5194 [24JY], 
        H6420-H6422 [16NO]
      Huerta, Delores: Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, E896 
        [30MY], E934 [31MY], E1289 [19JY]
      Immigration: create a nonimmigrant H-2C work visa program for 
        agricultural workers (H.R. 2895), H6617 [4DE]
      Imperial Sugar Co.: anniversary of explosion of sugar factory in 
        Port Wentworth, GA, H520 [7FE]
      Joe Ringhausen Orchard and Apple House: Illinois Cider and 
        National Cider Contest winner, E229 [17FE]
      Johnston, Tiffany: National Association of Agricultural 
        Educators Teacher Mentor Award recipient, E1432 [3AU]
      Kankakee County, IL: anniversary of Kankakee County Farm Bureau, 
        E190 [14FE]
      Kimberling, Cleon: Colorado State University Dept. of Animal 
        Science Livestock Leader of the Year award recipient, H86 
        [23JA]
      Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association: anniversary, 
        E105 [1FE]
      Mann's Choice, PA: anniversary of Fair Family Farms, E1603 
        [21SE]
      Matsushima, John: National Western Stock Show (organization) 
        Citizen of the West honoree, H7278 [19DE]
      McKinney, TX: Collin County Farm Museum participation in 
        National Endowment for the Arts Blue Star Museums program 
        offering free admission to active military personnel and their 
        families from Memorial Day through Labor Day, E1284 [19JY]
      Mississippi Poultry Association: anniversary, E606 [19AP]
      Modesto, CA: anniversary of Good Egg Breakfast, E1717 [23OC]
      Monsanto, Inc.: tribute to Sustainable Yield Pledge Award 
        recipients, E922 [31MY]
      Mosby Farm (business): King County, WA, Executive Rural Small 
        Business of the Year award finalist, E1524 [13SE]
      National Dairy Month: observance, H3811 [20JN], H4078 [27JN]
      National forests: extend and expand scope of a certain pilot 
        forest management project, H3763 [19JN]
      National Teach Ag Day: observance, H1221 [7MR]
      New Jersey: tribute to agricultural industry, E1397 [3AU]
      News media: allegations of media bias in coverage of Beef 
        Products, Inc., E499 [29MR]
      Obama, President: evaluation of economic policies, H5852 [11SE]
      Pleasanton, CA: anniversary of Alameda County Fair, E1080 [19JN]
      Poverty: address needs of the impoverished, H3273 [31MY]
      Programs: continue (H.R. 6083), H4660 [9JY], H4688, H4708 
        [10JY], H4790, H4810 [11JY], H4830, H4831 [12JY], H4919 
        [18JY], H5026 [19JY], H5139 [24JY], H5211 [25JY], H5296, 
        H5321, H5322 [26JY], H5537 [1AU], H5645, H5653-H5658, H5697 
        [2AU], H5749-H5752 [10SE], H5776, H5853, H5854 [11SE], H5865 
        [12SE], H5927, H5931, H5932, H5944 [13SE], H6042-H6044 [14SE], 
        H6072, H6098 [19SE], H6154, H6167, H6171, H6225 [20SE], H6258, 
        H6261, H6263 [21SE], H6348 [14NO], H6378, H6391 [15NO], H6400 
        [16NO], H6539, H6563 [30NO], H6661, H6662 [5DE], H6787 [13DE], 
        E1232 [11JY], E1649 [21SE]
      ------continue (S. 3240), H3710 [18JN], H3743 [19JN]
      Public lands: establish a pilot program to test a small increase 
        in Federal grazing fees, H3778, H3779 [19JN]
      ------improve management of grazing leases and permits, H3746, 
        H3761, H3778, H3779 [19JN]
      ------protect opportunities for hunting, fishing, grazing, or 
        recreation from domestic production of critical minerals and 
        materials promotion activities, H4847, H4848 [12JY]
      Pursell, Jimmy and Chris: Auburn University Lifetime Achievement 
        Award recipients, E1856 [30NO]
      Rawson, David and Pat and family: Okaloosa County, FL, 
        Outstanding Farm Family award recipient, E1648 [21SE]
      Republican Party: national agenda, H5686, H5687, H5688 [2AU]
      Resnick, Stewart A.: Ag One Foundation Community Salute honoree, 
        E311 [5MR]
      Russia: extend normal trade relations status, H4912, H4913, 
        H4914, H4915 [18JY], H5136, H5137 [24JY], H5974-H5980 [13SE], 
        H6047 [14SE], E1098 [20JN]
      ------extend normal trade relations status (H.R. 6156), H6330 
        [13NO], H6374 [15NO], H6401-H6418 [16NO], E1835 [29NO]
      ------extend normal trade relations status (H.R. 6156), 
        consideration (H. Res. 808), H6380-H6390 [15NO]
      San Francisco, CA: anniversary of California Flower Market, 
        E1101 [21JN]
      Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative: anniversary, E1816 
        [27NO]
      Stokoe Farms LLC: anniversary, E1645 [21SE]
      Taxation: exempt certain family-owned farms and businesses from 
        the estate tax, H7361 [20DE]
      ------permanently extend Bush administration tax cuts and 
        provide permanent alternative minimum tax and estate tax 
        relief (H.R. 696), H923 [17FE]
      ------provide estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer tax 
        relief, H5546, H5593 [1AU], H5646 [2AU]
      ------reduce the Federal budget deficit by imposing a minimum 
        effective tax rate for high-income taxpayers, repealing fossil 
        fuel subsidies for large oil companies, and terminating 
        certain direct payments to farmers, H5958, H5960, H5962 [13SE]
      ------repeal estate and gift taxes, H5757, H5759, H5760 [10SE]
      Taylor, Howarth: Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame inductee, 
        H4894 [17JY]
      Tos, John: Lemoore, CA, Chamber of Commerce Agriculturalist of 
        the Year award recipient, E1473 [11SE]
      Tracy Ranch (business): anniversary, E714 [7MY]
      Turkey: tribute to Mobile Turkish Coffee House Project, E728 
        [8MY]
      Turlock, CA: anniversary of Turlock Irrigation District, E214 
        [16FE]
      Ukraine: anniversary of the Ukrainian famine-genocide of 1932-
        1933, E1802 [27NO]
      Veterinary Service, Inc.: Stanislaus County, CA, Ag Hall of Fame 
        inductee, E1700 [16OC]
      Ward, Bruce and Shirley: Walton County, FL, Outstanding Farm 
        Family award recipient, E1667 [28SE]
      Weather: effect of drought on agriculture, H5644-H5647, H5654, 
        H5656 [2AU], H5927 [13SE]
      Wilton, ME: Wilton Blueberry Festival honoree of Franklin 
        County, ME, Chamber of Commerce Awards Dinner, E1754 [14NO]
  Remarks in Senate
      Advertising: prohibit mandatory or compulsory participation in 
        check off programs to provide research and information for a 
        particular commodity or brand, S4281 [19JN]
      Animals: make it unlawful for a packer to own, feed, or control 
        livestock intended for slaughter (S. 2141), S1150 [29FE]
      Appropriations: making for Dept. of Defense and other Federal 
        departments and agencies, rescind unobligated stimulus funds, 
        and reduce discretionary spending (H.R. 1), S8050-S8060, S8062 
        [17DE], S8112, S8116-S8118, S8124-S8131, S8133-S8135 [18DE], 
        S8161, S8163, S8164, S8177, S8178, S8184-S8197 [19DE], S8236, 
        S8243-S8245, S8261 [20DE], S8341, S8342 [21DE], S8425-S8427, 
        S8429-S8445 [27DE], S8462-S8474, S8476-S8497, S8519 [28DE], 
        S8544 [30DE], S8639, S8640 [2JA]
      ------making for Dept. of Defense and other Federal departments 
        and agencies, rescind unobligated stimulus funds, and reduce 
        discretionary spending (H.R. 1), unanimous-consent agreement, 
        S8340 [21DE], S8445 [27DE]
      Baldwin Apple Ladders (business): tribute, S5209 [19JY]
      Bankruptcy: clarify rule allowing discharge as a nonpriority 
        claim of governmental claims arising from disposition of farm 
        assets (S. 3545), S6342 [13SE]
      Birds: provide for a uniform national standard for the housing 
        and treatment of egg-laying hens, S4282 [19JN]
      ------provide for a uniform national standard for the housing 
        and treatment of egg-laying hens (S. 3239), S3633 [24MY]
      Bousman, Joel: Wyoming Livestock Roundup (publication) Wyoming 
        Agriculture Hall of Fame inductee, S5865 [1AU]
      Budget: reconciliation of the concurrent resolution and 
        replacement of sequester established by the Budget Control Act 
        (H.R. 5652), S2989-S2991 [9MY], S3110, S3133 [14MY], S3137 
        [15MY]
      ------reconciliation of the concurrent resolution and 
        replacement of sequester established by the Budget Control Act 
        (H.R. 5652), unanimous-consent request, S3615 [24MY]
      Business and industry: promote biobased manufacturing, S4171, 
        S4196 [14JN]
      California: anniversary of commercial rice production, S8137 
        [18DE]
      CFTC: funding, S5960 [2AU]
      Chesapeake Bay: reauthorize the Chesapeake Bay Watershed 
        Initiative and improve Dept. of Agriculture assistance to 
        farmers and foresters within the watershed and to States with 
        water quality programs, S4393 [21JN]
      Controlled Substances Act: exclude industrial hemp from the 
        definition of marijuana, S4138, S4139 [13JN], S4399 [21JN]
      Cuba: remove obstacles to legal sales of U.S. agricultural 
        commodities, S7030 [28NO]
      Dakota Rural Action (organization): anniversary, S6735 [13NO]
      Dept. of Agriculture: air quality improvement project funding, 
        S4274 [19JN]
      ------allow community land grant-mercedes and land grant 
        councils access to rural development program funding, S4391 
        [21JN]
      ------allow frontier communities access to rural development 
        program funding, S4391 [21JN]
      ------anniversary, S3164-S3169 [15MY], S3230 [16MY], S3273 
        [17MY], S3509 [23MY]
      ------anniversary (S. Res. 458), S3103 [10MY]
      ------assist eligible schools and nonprofit entities to 
        implement farm to school programs that improve access to local 
        foods in eligible schools, S3817 [7JN], S4137 [13JN], S4196 
        [14JN], S4344, S4345 [20JN], S4399 [21JN]
      ------Biomass Crop Assistance Program funding, S4173 [14JN]
      ------biomass research and development funding, S4172 [14JN]
      ------Conservation Stewardship Program and Environmental Quality 
        Incentives Program funding, S4135, S4139-S4141 [13JN]
      ------consolidation and streamlining of conservation programs, 
        S4139 [13JN]
      ------determine the price of all milk used for manufactured 
        purposes by using the national average cost of production, 
        S4391 [21JN]
      ------eliminate farm subsidies, S3935 [12JN], S4195 [14JN]
      ------eliminate Organic Certification Cost Share and 
        Agricultural Management Assistance Program, S4276, S4277 
        [19JN]
      ------Emergency Forest Restoration Program funding, S8126 
        [18DE], S8476, S8477 [28DE]
      ------encourage partnerships between the National Agriculture 
        Library and educational institutions to support the 
        dissemination of objective and scholarly agricultural and food 
        law research and information, S4345 [20JN]
      ------ensure that farmers are able to buy public varieties of 
        seeds, S4127 [13JN]
      ------establish a pilot loan program to assist organizations 
        providing healthful food for the hungry, S4345, S4346 [20JN]
      ------establish a program to provide loans for local farms, 
        ranches, and market gardens to improve public health and 
        nutrition and reduce energy consumption, S4391 [21JN]
      ------establish the Aggregate Risk and Revenue Management 
        Program, S4143 [13JN]
      ------extend drought disaster assistance, S8117 [18DE]
      ------extend eligibility for certain emergency loans to 
        commercial fisherman, S4280 [19JN]
      ------Farmers Market Promotion Program funding, S4357 [20JN]
      ------Federal milk marketing order program reform, S4268 [19JN]
      ------improve agricultural land easements, S4357, S4358 [20JN]
      ------improve crop insurance, S3230 [16MY], S4195, S4198 [14JN], 
        S5201 [19JY], S5836 [1AU]
      ------improve efficiency, digestibility, and nutritional value 
        of food for poultry and livestock, S4196 [14JN], S4352 [20JN]
      ------improve energy programs, S4396 [21JN]
      ------improve livestock forage disaster plan, S4267, S4268 
        [19JN]
      ------include multi-year price decline protections in the 
        Agriculture Risk Coverage program, S4358 [20JN]
      ------limit conservation program payments based on adjusted 
        gross income of the producer, S4264 [19JN], S4337 [20JN]
      ------limit crop insurance premium subsidies based on adjusted 
        gross income of the producer, S3950-S3952 [12JN], S4263 
        [19JN], S4355, S4356 [20JN]
      ------limit farm subsidy payments based on adjusted gross income 
        of the producer, S4273 [19JN]
      ------limit payments for marketing loan gains and loan 
        deficiency payments, S4269 [19JN]
      ------Market Access Program funding, S4263 [19JN], S4336 [20JN]
      ------modify crop insurance eligibility requirements to include 
        compliance with conservation laws, S4354 [20JN]
      ------move the sugar import quota adjustment date forward in the 
        crop year, S4356 [20JN]
      ------oppose promotion of Meatless Monday initiative in 
        departmental newsletter, S5359 [25JY], S5441, S5442 [26JY]
      ------permanently establish the Office of Tribal Relations, 
        S4266 [19JN]
      ------price support programs for milk, S8346 [21DE]
      ------price supports for milk funding through reductions in 
        Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program funding, S8613 [1JA]
      ------prohibit any entity receiving a business and industry 
        direct or guaranteed loan for a wind energy project from 
        receiving any other Federal benefit, assistance, or incentive 
        for the project, S4275 [19JN]
      ------prohibit loan guarantees, S4280 [19JN]
      ------promote access to healthful foods in areas known as health 
        deserts, S4196 [14JN]
      ------protect agricultural and forested lands from urban 
        development, S4357, S4358 [20JN]
      ------provide Non-Insured Disaster Program funding to eligible 
        producers facing a loss due to freeze or frost, S4338 [20JN]
      ------reauthorize and improve the Rural Energy for America 
        Program (S. 2225), S2002 [22MR]
      ------reform Federal grazing fees, S3935 [12JN]
      ------repeal Biorefinery Assistance Program, S4348 [20JN]
      ------repeal the Conservation Stewardship Program and 
        Conservation Reserve Program, S4343 [20JN]
      ------replace dairy product price support and Milk Income Loss 
        Contract (MILC) programs with a program to protect dairy 
        producer income and establish a dairy market stabilization 
        program, S4407 [21JN]
      ------require more frequent dairy reporting and conduct a study 
        of the feasibility of establishing two classes of milk, S4273 
        [19JN]
      ------require Risk Management Agency and FCIC to use plain 
        language and improve website to make crop insurance more 
        accessible, S4279 [19JN]
      ------require the FCIC provide insurance to organic crops 
        similar in terms and conditions provided for other crops, 
        S4335 [20JN]
      ------Rural Energy for America Program funding, S4170 [14JN]
      ------Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers Program 
        funding, S4390 [21JN]
      ------study feasibility of establishing a business disruption 
        insurance policy and a catastrophic event policy for poultry 
        producers, S4274 [19JN]
      ------study feasibility of establishing an insurance product 
        that covers food safety recalls, S4276 [19JN]
      ------value-added grant program funding, S4267 [19JN]
      Dept. of Labor: prohibit finalization of certain proposed child 
        labor rules relative to family farming, S3932 [12JN]
      ------reform certain proposed child labor rules relative to 
        family farming, S371 [7FE], S490 [9FE], S895-S898 [17FE], 
        S1112 [29FE]
      Dept. of the Interior: issue commercial use authorizations to 
        commercial stock operators for operations in designated 
        wilderness within the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks 
        (H.R. 4849), S2931 [7MY], S2933 [8MY], S3292 [17MY]
      ------settle water rights claims of the Navajo Nation and Hopi 
        Tribe in Arizona, authorize construction of certain water 
        projects, and resolve litigation concerning Colorado River 
        operations (S. 2109), S620 [14FE]
      Depts. of Agriculture and Transportation: conduct study of rural 
        transportation issues relative to movement of agricultural 
        products and domestically produced renewable fuels and 
        resources for electricity production, S4350 [20JN]
      DeSalvo family: Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation Arkansas Farm 
        Family of the Year award recipient, S7743 [11DE]
      Disasters: convene an interagency working group to assess 
        Federal activities relative to extreme weather resilience 
        across key sectors and support State, local, and private 
        sector resiliency efforts (S. 3691), S8204 [19DE]
      ------extend certain supplemental agricultural disaster 
        assistance programs, S5836 [1AU], S6314 [13SE], S8118 [18DE], 
        S8437 [27DE], S8482, S8483, S8485, S8497 [28DE]
      ------extend certain supplemental agricultural disaster 
        assistance programs (S. 3395), S5810 [1AU]
      ------make supplemental agricultural disaster assistance 
        available with costs offset by changes to certain conservation 
        programs (H.R. 6233), S5946 [2AU]
      Dominican Republic-Central America Free Trade Agreement (DR-
        CAFTA): modify textile and apparel rules of origin (H.R. 
        5986), S5934 [2AU]
      ------modify textile and apparel rules of origin (S. 3326), 
        S5425, S5426, S5451-S5454 [26JY], S5703, S5704, S5726 [31JY], 
        S5858 [1AU], S5904-S5907, S5919-S5921, S5932-S5934 [2AU]
      ------modify textile and apparel rules of origin (S. 3326), 
        unanimous-consent request, S5425 [26JY]
      Economy: promote U.S. economic and energy security through 
        increased energy development and reduced regulatory burdens 
        (S. 2365), S3065, S3066 [10MY]
      ------provide for spending reductions through reform and repeal 
        of certain Federal and State programs (H.R. 6684), S8324 
        [21DE]
      EPA: establish a moratorium on aerial surveillance of 
        agricultural operations (S. 3467), S5872 [1AU]
      ------establish a temporary prohibition against revising any 
        national ambient air quality standard for coarse particulate 
        matter and limit Federal regulation of nuisance dust in 
        certain areas, S3932 [12JN]
      ------partially waive the renewable fuel standard when corn 
        inventories are low (S. 3428), S5306 [24JY], S5967 [2AU], 
        S6326 [13SE]
      ------use of aerial surveillance of agricultural operations, 
        S4381, S4382 [21JN]
      Federal aid programs: phase out sugar price support program and 
        marketing allotments (S. 25), S606 [14FE]
      ------restore integrity to and strengthen payment limitation 
        rules for commodity payments and benefits to farmers (S. 
        2217), S1935 [21MR]
      ------sugar price support program funding, S3964-S3968 [12JN], 
        S4118-S4125, S4130 [13JN], S4349 [20JN], S4400 [21JN]
      Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act: reauthorize 
        (S. 3552), S6370 [13SE]
      Food: allow States to require labels on food that contains, or 
        is produced with, a genetically engineered material, S4169 
        [14JN], S4384 [21JN]
      ------promote local and regional farm and food systems, S4393 
        [21JN]
      Foreign countries: improve international food security, S3274 
        [17MY]
      Foreign trade: establish U.S. trade negotiating objectives 
        relative to application of sanitary and phytosanitary measures 
        to agricultural products to facilitate trade in agriculture, 
        S7653 [6DE]
      ------promote U.S. agricultural export programs, S3816 [7JN]
      4-H (organization): anniversary of 4-H Club of Utah, S4819 
        [10JY]
      Georgia Peanut Commission: anniversary, S4633 [26JN], S5948 
        [2AU]
      Government regulations: exempt farms with aboveground fuel 
        storage tanks of a certain size from EPA Spill Prevention, 
        Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) rule, S3960 [12JN]
      ------prohibit issuance of new EPA rule on municipal and 
        industrial stormwater discharges prior to completion of 
        evaluation of current rule, S3960 [12JN]
      Hardy, Gene: Wyoming Livestock Roundup (publication) Wyoming 
        Agriculture Hall of Fame inductee, S5865 [1AU]
      Indiana: tribute to Youth Essay Contest winners, S2814 [26AP]
      Indiana Prairie Farmer (publication): tribute to Master Farmer 
        award program, S4237 [18JN]
      Innovative Livestock Services, Inc.: anniversary of Ward Feed 
        Yard, S4237 [18JN]
      Iran: exempt from sanctions humanitarian trade licensed by Dept. 
        of the Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control, S3324 [21MY]
      Jackson's Sugar House and Vegetable Stand (business): tribute, 
        S1929 [21MR]
      Land-Grant College Act: anniversary, S4627-S4629 [26JN]
      ------anniversary (S. Res. 502), S4375, S4377 [20JN]
      Lane, David J.: nomination to be U.N. Ambassador for Food and 
        Agriculture, unanimous-consent agreement, S3651 [24MY]
      Maine Association of Agricultural Fairs: anniversary, S125 
        [26JA]
      National Dairy Month: observance, S4149 [13JN]
      National Day of the American Cowboy: designate (S. Res. 470), 
        S3519 [23MY], S4250 [18JN]
      Navy: participation in a memorandum of understanding with the 
        Depts. of Agriculture and Energy Navy to invest in production 
        of advanced aviation and marine biofuels, S7029 [28NO], S7142, 
        S7144-S7146 [29NO], S8331, S8332 [21DE]
      Portland, ME: tribute to Oakhurst Dairy (business), S4149 [13JN]
      Power resources: economic impact of ethanol production, S5828 
        [1AU], S6326 [13SE]
      Programs: continue, S3164, S3168 [15MY], S3230 [16MY], S8613, 
        S8622 [1JA]
      ------continue (S. 3240), S3950-S3952, S3959-S3969 [12JN], 
        S4118-S4135, S4137-S4141, S4143 [13JN], S4166-S4173, S4181, 
        S4195-S4199 [14JN], S4223, S4225, S4235 [18JN], S4262 [19JN], 
        S4313, S4334-S4359 [20JN], S4380-S4405, S4407 [21JN], S4455 
        [25JN], S4833 [10JY], S5175, S5201 [19JY], S5339, S5342, 
        S5343, S5366 [25JY], S5441, S5443, S5447, S5454-S5457 [26JY], 
        S5718 [31JY], S5810, S5836 [1AU], S5944-S5947, S5956, S5967 
        [2AU], S6038, S6039 [10SE], S6087 [11SE], S6312-S6315, S6325 
        [13SE], S6405 [19SE], S6499 [20SE], S6725 [13NO], S6768 
        [14NO], S7414, S7415 [5DE], S7669, S7670 [6DE], S7735 [11DE], 
        S7786 [12DE], S8117, S8118 [18DE], S8169-S8171 [19DE], S8238, 
        S8242 [20DE], S8346 [21DE], S8580-S8583 [31DE]
      ------continue (S. 3240), motion to proceed, S3714-S3717 [5JN], 
        S3739, S3749-S3756, S3758-S3760, S3762-S3764, S3767 [6JN], 
        S3803-S3808, S3816-S3818, S3824, S3828, S3831-S3834 [7JN], 
        S3875-S3877, S3890-S3892 [11JN], S3932, S3935-S3937, S3945, 
        S3949 [12JN]
      ------continue (S. 3240), motion to recommit, S4350-S4352 [20JN]
      ------continue (S. 3240), unanimous-consent agreement, S4235 
        [18JN], S4313, S4351 [20JN]
      ------continue (S. 3240), unanimous-consent request, S3961 
        [12JN], S4125, S4126 [13JN]
      ------reduce funding to 2008 levels, S4350, S4351 [20JN]
      Richland County, WI: anniversary of Richland County Fair, S4819 
        [10JY]
      Rural areas: strengthen rural communities and foster the next 
        generation of farmers and ranchers, S4270 [19JN]
      Russia: extend normal trade relations status (H.R. 6156), S7429-
        S7445, S7448-S7453 [5DE], S7646, S7653, S7660-S7663, S7680 
        [6DE], S8067 [17DE], S8356 [21DE]
      ------extend normal trade relations status (H.R. 6156), motion 
        to proceed, S7392 [4DE]
      ------extend normal trade relations status (H.R. 6156), 
        unanimous-consent agreement, S7435 [5DE]
      ------extend normal trade relations status (H.R. 6156), 
        unanimous-consent request, S7644, S7645 [6DE]
      ------extend normal trade relations status (S. 3285), S5125 
        [18JY]
      SBA: promote Microloan Program to businesses to establish 
        gleaning programs that redistribute surplus food to 
        organizations that serve the hungry, S3817 [7JN]
      Schools: encourage the purchase of pulse crop products for 
        school meals programs, S4271 [19JN]
      Shelburne, VT: tribute to Shelburne Farms, S4413 [21JN]
      States: clarify exemptions from certain Federal regulations 
        regarding maximum driving and on-duty time for drivers during 
        planting and harvest seasons, S1603, S1604 [13MR]
      ------expand exemption from certain Federal regulations for 
        farmers to transport their products across State lines in farm 
        vehicles, S1440 [7MR], S1603 [13MR]
      Task Force To Promote National Security by Reducing Childhood 
        Obesity: establish, S3818 [7JN]
      Taxation: exempt certain family-owned farms and businesses from 
        the estate tax, S7674 [6DE]
      ------extend Bush administration tax cuts, provide alternative 
        minimum tax relief, and repeal estate and generation-skipping 
        transfer taxes (S. 3420), S5264 [23JY], S5265-S5294 [24JY]
      ------extend Bush administration tax cuts and other tax relief 
        for families making less than a certain annual income and 
        provide alternative minimum tax and estate tax relief (S. 
        3393), S5090 [17JY], S5093 [18JY]
      ------extend Bush administration tax cuts and permanently repeal 
        estate and gift taxes and the alternative minimum tax on 
        individuals, S6318-S6320 [13SE]
      ------facilitate water leasing and water transfers to promote 
        conservation and efficiency (S. 3650), S7219 [29NO]
      ------prevent pending tax increases and permanently repeal 
        estate and gift taxes and the alternative minimum tax on 
        individuals, S2803 [26AP], S7672-S7674 [6DE]
      ------repeal estate and generation-skipping taxes, S4924-S4926 
        [12JY], S5336, S5340-S5345, S5357 [25JY], S5441, S5442 [26JY], 
        S5840 [1AU], S7695 [10DE]
      United Farm Workers of America: anniversary, S2236 [29MR]
      Water: conservation programs funding, S4268, S4269 [19JN]
      Weather: effect of drought on agriculture, S5175 [19JY], S5339, 
        S5340 [25JY], S5454-S5457 [26JY], S5835 [1AU], S5956, S5966 
        [2AU]
  Reports filed
      Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, and Related Agencies 
        Programs Appropriations: Committee on Appropriations (House) 
        (H.R. 5973) (H. Rept. 112-542), H3914 [20JN]
      ------Committee on Appropriations (Senate) (S. 2375) (S. Rept. 
        112-163), S2819 [26AP]
      Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act: Committee on 
        Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry (Senate) (S. 3240) (S. 
        Rept. 112-203), S6062 [10SE]
      Citrus, Wool, and Cotton Trust Fund Act: Committee on Finance 
        (Senate) (S. 3568), S6451 [19SE]
      ------Committee on Finance (Senate) (S. 3568) (S. Rept. 112-
        227), S6545 [20SE]
      Consideration of H.R. 5652, Sequester Replacement Reconciliation 
        Act: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 648) (H. Rept. 112-
        472), H2565 [9MY]
      Consideration of H.R. 5973, Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, 
        and Related Agencies Programs Appropriations: Committee on 
        Rules (House) (H. Res. 697) (H. Rept. 112-545), H3974 [21JN]
      Consideration of H.R. 6156, Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik 
        Repeal and Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act: 
        Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 808) (H. Rept. 112-693), 
        H6343 [13NO]
      Consideration of H.R. 6233, Agricultural Disaster Assistance 
        Act: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 752) (H. Rept. 112-
        644), H5628 [1AU]
      Consideration of H.R. 6684, Spending Reduction Act and Senate 
        Amendment to H.J. Res. 66, Permanent Tax Relief for Families 
        and Small Businesses Act: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 
        841) (H. Rept. 112-708), H7359 [19DE]
      Dominican Republic-Central America Free Trade Agreement (DR-
        CAFTA) Textile and Apparel Rules of Origin Modification: 
        Committee on Finance (Senate) (S. 3326), S5133 [18JY]
      ------Committee on Finance (Senate) (S. 3326) (S. Rept. 112-
        225), S6545 [20SE]
      East Bench Irrigation District Water Contract Extension Act: 
        Committee on Natural Resources (House) (S. 997) (H. Rept. 112-
        527), H3706 [15JN]
      Farmer's Privacy Act: Committee on Transportation and 
        Infrastructure (House) (H.R. 5961) (H. Rept. 112-682), H6230 
        [20SE]
      Farmers Undertake Environmental Land Stewardship (FUELS) Act: 
        Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (House) (H.R. 
        3158) (H. Rept. 112-643), H5628 [1AU]
      Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act: Committee on 
        Agriculture (House) (H.R. 6083) (H. Rept. 112-669), H5999 
        [13SE]
      Grazing Improvement Act: Committee on Natural Resources (House) 
        (H.R. 4234) (H. Rept. 112-533), H3706 [15JN]
      Nataional Forest Management Pilot Project Scope Extension and 
        Expansion: Committee on Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 3685) 
        (H. Rept. 112-524), H3706 [15JN]
      Preserving Rural Resources Act: Committee on Transportation and 
        Infrastructure (House) (H.R. 4278) (H. Rept. 112-683), H6230 
        [20SE]
      Protecting Main Street End-Users From Excessive Regulation Act: 
        Committee on Agriculture (House) (H.R. 3527) (H. Rept. 112-
        391), H639 [8FE]
      Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal Act: Committee on Ways 
        and Means (House) (H.R. 6156) (H. Rept. 112-632), H5524 [31JY]
      Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal and Magnitsky Rule of 
        Law Accountability Act: Committee on Finance (Senate) (S. 
        3406), S5211 [19JY]
      ------Committee on Finance (Senate) (S. 3406) (S. Rept. 112-
        226), S6545 [20SE]
      Safeguarding American Agriculture Act: Committee on Homeland 
        Security and Governmental Affairs (Senate) (S. 1673) (S. Rept. 
        112-240), S6894 [26NO]
      Sequester Replacement Reconciliation Act: Committee on the 
        Budget (House) (H.R. 5652) (H. Rept. 112-470), H2565 [9MY]
      U.S. Agricultural Sector Relief Act: Committee on Energy and 
        Commerce (House) (H.R. 6194) (H. Rept. 112-679), H6150 [19SE]
  Resolutions by organizations
      Sugar price support program funding: St. Mary Parish, LA, 
        Chamber of Commerce, E1206 [9JY]
  Rulings of the Chair
      Appropriations: making for Dept. of Defense and other Federal 
        departments and agencies, rescind unobligated stimulus funds, 
        and reduce discretionary spending (H.R. 1), S8464, S8482 
        [28DE]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 648, consideration of H.R. 5652, Sequester Replacement 
        Reconciliation Act, H2573 [10MY]
      H. Res. 697, consideration of H.R. 5972, Depts. of 
        Transportation and HUD and related agencies appropriations and 
        H.R. 5973, agriculture, rural development, FDA, and related 
        agencies programs appropriations, H4017 [26JN]
      H. Res. 752, consideration of H.R. 6233, Agricultural Disaster 
        Assistance Act, H5644 [2AU]
      H. Res. 808, consideration of H.R. 6156, Russia and Moldova 
        Jackson-Vanik Repeal and Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law 
        Accountability Act, H6380 [15NO]
      H. Res. 841, consideration of H.R. 6684, Spending Reduction Act 
        and Senate amendment to H.J. Res. 66, Permanent Tax Relief for 
        Families and Small Businesses Act, H7374 [20DE]
      H.R. 3158, Farmers Undertake Environmental Land Stewardship 
        (FUELS) Act, H5608 [1AU]
      H.R. 4157, Preserving America's Family Farms Act, H5162 [24JY]
      H.R. 4849, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Backcountry 
        Access Act, H2228 [27AP]
      H.R. 5652, Sequester Replacement Reconciliation Act, H2583-H2600 
        [10MY]
      H.R. 5986, Dominican Republic-Central America Free Trade 
        Agreement (DR-CAFTA) textile and apparel rules of origin 
        modification, H5640 [2AU]
      H.R. 6156, Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal and Sergei 
        Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act, H6401-H6404 [16NO]
      H.R. 6233, Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act, H5650-H5652 
        [2AU]
      H.R. 6684, Spending Reduction Act, H7395-H7402 [20DE]
      S. 997, East Bench Irrigation District Water Contract Extension 
        Act, H3715 [18JN]
      S. 2109, Navajo-Hopi Little Colorado River Water Rights 
        Settlement Act, S621-S636 [14FE]
      S. 2217, Rural America Preservation Act, S1936-S1938 [21MR]
      S. 2225, Dept. of Agriculture Rural Energy for America Program 
        reauthorization and improvement, S2003 [22MR]
      S. 3239, provide for a uniform national standard for the housing 
        and treatment of egg-laying hens, S3634-S3636 [24MY]
      S. 3240, Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act, S4483-S4592 
        [25JN]
      S. 3326, Dominican Republic-Central America Free Trade Agreement 
        (DR-CAFTA) textile and apparel rules of origin modification, 
        S5920 [2AU]
      S. 3393, Middle Class Tax Cut Act, S5087-S5089 [17JY]
      S. 3428, Renewable Fuel Standard Flexibility Act, S5307 [24JY]
      S. 3545, Family Farmer Bankruptcy Tax Clarification Act, S6343 
        [13SE]
      S. 3552, Pesticide Registration Improvement Extension Act, 
        S6370-S6387 [13SE], H6025-H6041 [14SE]
      S. 3650, Ditch and Irrigation Company Tax Reform Act, S7219 
        [29NO]
      S. Res. 410, tribute to Cesar E. Chavez, S2172 [28MR]
      S. Res. 458, Dept. of Agriculture anniversary, S3091, S3103 
        [10MY]
      S. Res. 470, National Day of the American Cowboy, S3519 [23MY], 
        S4250 [18JN]
      S. Res. 502, Land-Grant College Act anniversary, S4374, S4376 
        [20JN]
  Tributes
      Chavez, Cesar E., S2082 [27MR], H1648, H1649 [28MR], E474 
        [28MR], E496 [29MR]




AGRICULTURE REFORM, FOOD, AND JOBS ACT

  Amendments
      Enact (S. 3240), S3787, S3789, S3790, S3791, S3792, S3793, 
        S3794, S3795, S3796, S3797 [6JN], S3845, S3846, S3847, S3848, 
        S3849, S3850, S3851, S3852, S3853, S3854, S3855, S3856, S3857, 
        S3867, S3868, S3869 [7JN], S3903, S3904, S3905, S3906, S3907, 
        S3908, S3909, S3910, S3911, S3912, S3913, S3916, S3917, S3918, 
        S3919, S3921, S3922, S3923, S3924 [11JN], S3962, S3963, S3985, 
        S3986, S3987, S3989, S3991, S3992, S3993, S3994, S3997, S3998, 
        S3999, S4000, S4001, S4099, S4102, S4103, S4104, S4106, S4107 
        [12JN], S4126, S4127, S4153, S4154, S4155, S4156, S4157, 
        S4158, S4159, S4160 [13JN], S4208, S4209, S4210, S4211, S4212, 
        S4213, S4216, S4217 [14JN], S4243, S4244, S4245, S4246, S4247 
        [18JN], S4266, S4267, S4268, S4269, S4270, S4271, S4272, 
        S4273, S4274, S4275, S4276, S4277, S4278, S4279, S4280, S4281, 
        S4306 [19JN], S4334, S4335, S4336, S4337, S4338, S4339, S4340, 
        S4341, S4343, S4344, S4345, S4346, S4347, S4348, S4349, S4350, 
        S4351, S4352, S4353, S4354, S4355, S4356, S4357 [20JN], S4381, 
        S4382, S4383, S4384, S4385, S4389 [21JN]
  Articles and editorials
      U.S. Should Legalize Industrial Hemp, S4138 [13JN]
  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see S. 3240), S3631 [24MY]
  Cloture motions
      Enact (S. 3240): motion to proceed, S3714 [5JN], S3807 [7JN]
  Letters
      Provisions: several agricultural organizations, S6313 [13SE]
  Motions
      Enact (S. 3240), S3714 [5JN], S3803 [7JN], S3962 [12JN], S4124, 
        S4125 [13JN], S4350, S4352 [20JN]
  Remarks in House
      Agriculture: sugar price support program funding, H3710 [18JN]
      Enact (S. 3240), H3710 [18JN], H3743 [19JN]
  Remarks in Senate
      Agriculture: exempt farms with aboveground fuel storage tanks of 
        a certain size from EPA Spill Prevention, Control, and 
        Countermeasure (SPCC) rule, S3960 [12JN]
      ------extend certain supplemental agricultural disaster 
        assistance programs, S5836 [1AU], S6314 [13SE]
      ------prohibit issuance of new EPA rule on municipal and 
        industrial stormwater discharges prior to completion of 
        evaluation of current rule, S3960 [12JN]
      ------promote biobased manufacturing, S4171, S4196 [14JN]
      ------promote local and regional farm and food systems, S4393 
        [21JN]
      ------promote SBA Microloan Program to businesses to establish 
        gleaning programs that redistribute surplus food to 
        organizations that serve the hungry, S3817 [7JN]
      ------promote U.S. agricultural export programs, S3816 [7JN]
      ------provide for a uniform national standard for the housing 
        and treatment of egg-laying hens, S4282 [19JN]
      ------reduce programs funding to 2008 levels, S4350, S4351 
        [20JN]
      ------strengthen rural communities and foster the next 
        generation of farmers and ranchers, S4270 [19JN]
      ------sugar price support program funding, S3964-S3968 [12JN], 
        S4118-S4125, S4130 [13JN], S4349 [20JN], S4400 [21JN]
      ------water conservation programs funding, S4268, S4269 [19JN]
      Animals: ensure that extras in film and television who bring 
        personal, domesticated household pets do not face unnecessary 
        regulations, S4353 [20JN]
      Budget: require detailed reports to Congress on impact of 
        defense and non-defense budget sequestration, S4386-S4388 
        [21JN]
      Controlled Substances Act: exclude industrial hemp from the 
        definition of marijuana, S4138, S4139 [13JN], S4399 [21JN]
      Crime: prohibit attendance of an animal fighting venture, S3960 
        [12JN], S4353 [20JN]
      Dept. of Agriculture: air quality improvement project funding, 
        S4274 [19JN]
      ------allow States to obtain a waiver from Supplemental 
        Nutrition Assistance Program to incentivize healthier food 
        purchases by beneficiaries, S3817 [7JN], S4137 [13JN], S4399 
        [21JN]
      ------assist eligible schools and nonprofit entities to 
        implement farm to school programs that improve access to local 
        foods in eligible schools, S3817 [7JN], S4137 [13JN], S4196 
        [14JN], S4344, S4345 [20JN], S4399 [21JN]
      ------Biomass Crop Assistance Program funding, S4173 [14JN]
      ------biomass research and development funding, S4172 [14JN]
      ------clarify regulations for programs that provide loans to 
        purchasers of highly fractionated Native American lands, S4266 
        [19JN]
      ------Community Wood Energy Program biomass cooperatives grant 
        funding, S4353 [20JN]
      ------Conservation Stewardship Program and Environmental Quality 
        Incentives Program funding, S4135, S4139-S4141 [13JN]
      ------consolidation and streamlining of conservation programs, 
        S4139 [13JN]
      ------determine the price of all milk used for manufactured 
        purposes by using the national average cost of production, 
        S4391 [21JN]
      ------eliminate farm subsidies, S3935 [12JN], S4195 [14JN]
      ------eliminate Organic Certification Cost Share and 
        Agricultural Management Assistance Program, S4276, S4277 
        [19JN]
      ------encourage partnerships between the National Agriculture 
        Library and educational institutions to support the 
        dissemination of objective and scholarly agricultural and food 
        law research and information, S4345 [20JN]
      ------end State bonus payments for administering the 
        Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, S4272 [19JN]
      ------ensure that farmers are able to buy public varieties of 
        seeds, S4127 [13JN]
      ------ensure that performance bonus payments are used by State 
        agencies only to carry out the Supplemental Nutrition 
        Assistance Program, S4272 [19JN]
      ------establish a pilot loan program to assist organizations 
        providing healthful food for the hungry, S4345, S4346 [20JN]
      ------establish a program to provide loans for local farms, 
        ranches, and market gardens to improve public health and 
        nutrition and reduce energy consumption, S4391 [21JN]
      ------establish the Aggregate Risk and Revenue Management 
        Program, S4143 [13JN]
      ------Farmers Market Promotion Program funding, S4357 [20JN]
      ------Federal milk marketing order program reform, S4268 [19JN]
      ------Food for Peace program funding, S4130 [13JN]
      ------improve agricultural land easements, S4357, S4358 [20JN]
      ------improve crop insurance, S4195, S4198 [14JN], S5201 [19JY], 
        S5836 [1AU]
      ------improve efficiency, digestibility, and nutritional value 
        of food for poultry and livestock, S4196 [14JN], S4352 [20JN]
      ------improve energy programs, S4396 [21JN]
      ------improve livestock forage disaster plan, S4267, S4268 
        [19JN]
      ------include multi-year price decline protections in the 
        Agriculture Risk Coverage program, S4358 [20JN]
      ------limit conservation program payments based on adjusted 
        gross income of the producer, S4264 [19JN], S4337 [20JN]
      ------limit crop insurance premium subsidies based on adjusted 
        gross income of the producer, S3950-S3952 [12JN], S4263 
        [19JN], S4355, S4356 [20JN]
      ------limit farm subsidy payments based on adjusted gross income 
        of the producer, S4273 [19JN]
      ------limit payments for marketing loan gains and loan 
        deficiency payments, S4269 [19JN]
      ------Market Access Program funding, S4263 [19JN], S4336 [20JN]
      ------modify crop insurance eligibility requirements to include 
        compliance with conservation laws, S4354 [20JN]
      ------move the sugar import quota adjustment date forward in the 
        crop year, S4356 [20JN]
      ------permanently establish the Office of Tribal Relations, 
        S4266 [19JN]
      ------prohibit any entity receiving a business and industry 
        direct or guaranteed loan for a wind energy project from 
        receiving any other Federal benefit, assistance, or incentive 
        for the project, S4275 [19JN]
      ------prohibit funding to allow categorical eligibility for the 
        Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, S4270, S4271 [19JN]
      ------promote access to healthful foods in areas known as health 
        deserts, S4196 [14JN]
      ------protect agricultural and forested lands from urban 
        development, S4357, S4358 [20JN]
      ------provide Non-Insured Disaster Program funding to eligible 
        producers facing a loss due to freeze or frost, S4338 [20JN]
      ------repeal Biorefinery Assistance Program, S4348 [20JN]
      ------repeal duplicative inspection and grading program for 
        catfish, S4181 [14JN]
      ------repeal Forest Legacy Program, S4340 [20JN]
      ------repeal the Conservation Stewardship Program and 
        Conservation Reserve Program, S4343 [20JN]
      ------replace dairy product price support and Milk Income Loss 
        Contract (MILC) programs with a program to protect dairy 
        producer income and establish a dairy market stabilization 
        program, S4407 [21JN]
      ------report on impact of sugar-sweetened beverages on obesity 
        and human health and examine public health proposals that 
        affect cost and size of such beverages, S4143 [13JN]
      ------require more frequent dairy reporting and conduct a study 
        of the feasibility of establishing two classes of milk, S4273 
        [19JN]
      ------require Risk Management Agency and FCIC to use plain 
        language and improve website to make crop insurance more 
        accessible, S4279 [19JN]
      ------require the FCIC provide insurance to organic crops 
        similar in terms and conditions provided for other crops, 
        S4335 [20JN]
      ------revise Housing Act requirements for areas to be considered 
        rural areas, S4348 [20JN]
      ------rural broadband telecommunications services programs 
        funding, S4279 [19JN], S4335, S4343, S4358 [20JN]
      ------Rural Energy for America Program funding, S4170 [14JN]
      ------State Rural Development Partnership funding, S4347 [20JN]
      ------study feasibility of establishing a business disruption 
        insurance policy and a catastrophic event policy for poultry 
        producers, S4274 [19JN]
      ------study feasibility of establishing an insurance product 
        that covers food safety recalls, S4276 [19JN]
      ------Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program funding, S3754 
        [6JN], S3964-S3968 [12JN], S4119, S4122, S4125, S4144 [13JN], 
        S4278 [19JN], S4352 [20JN], S4393 [21JN]
      ------The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) funding 
        through reductions in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance 
        Program funding, S4346 [20JN]
      ------value-added grant program funding, S4267 [19JN]
      Dept. of Labor: prohibit finalization of certain proposed child 
        labor rules relative to family farming, S3932 [12JN]
      Depts. of Agriculture and Transportation: conduct study of rural 
        transportation issues relative to movement of agricultural 
        products and domestically produced renewable fuels and 
        resources for electricity production, S4350 [20JN]
      Depts. of the Interior and Agriculture: extend stewardship end 
        result contracting authority for projects to improve land 
        management and reduce fire hazards in national forests, S3891 
        [11JN], S3968 [12JN], S4399 [21JN]
      Economy: express that proposed agricultural legislation not 
        manipulate prices or intefere with the free economy, S4280 
        [19JN]
      Enact (S. 3240), S3950-S3952, S3959-S3969 [12JN], S4118-S4135, 
        S4137-S4141, S4143 [13JN], S4166-S4173, S4181, S4195-S4199 
        [14JN], S4223, S4225, S4235 [18JN], S4262 [19JN], S4313, 
        S4334-S4359 [20JN], S4380-S4405, S4407 [21JN], S4455 [25JN], 
        S4833 [10JY], S5175, S5201 [19JY], S5339, S5342, S5343, S5366 
        [25JY], S5441, S5443, S5447, S5454-S5457 [26JY], S5718 [31JY], 
        S5810, S5836 [1AU], S5944-S5947, S5956, S5967 [2AU], S6038, 
        S6039 [10SE], S6087 [11SE], S6312-S6315, S6325 [13SE], S6405 
        [19SE], S6499 [20SE], S6725 [13NO], S6768 [14NO], S7414, S7415 
        [5DE], S7669, S7670 [6DE], S7735 [11DE], S7786 [12DE], S8117 
        [18DE], S8169-S8171 [19DE], S8238, S8242 [20DE], S8346 [21DE], 
        S8580-S8583 [31DE]
      ------motion to proceed, S3714-S3717 [5JN], S3739, S3749-S3756, 
        S3758-S3760, S3762-S3764, S3767 [6JN], S3803-S3808, S3816-
        S3818, S3824, S3828, S3831-S3834 [7JN], S3875-S3877, S3890-
        S3892 [11JN], S3932, S3935, S3937, S3945, S3949 [12JN]
      ------motion to recommit, S4350-S4352 [20JN]
      ------unanimous-consent agreement, S4235 [18JN], S4313, S4351 
        [20JN]
      ------unanimous-consent request, S3961 [12JN], S4125, S4126 
        [13JN]
      EPA: establish a temporary prohibition against revising any 
        national ambient air quality standard for coarse particulate 
        matter and limit Federal regulation of nuisance dust in 
        certain areas, S3932 [12JN]
      ------use of aerial surveillance of agricultural operations, 
        S4381, S4382 [21JN]
      FDA: repeal duplicate programs relating to the inspection and 
        grading of catfish, S4275 [19JN]
      ------require imported catfish be subject to same inspection 
        standards as domestic catfish, S4264 [19JN]
      Federal agencies and departments: provide that major rules of 
        the executive branch shall have no force or effect unless a 
        joint resolution of approval is enacted into law, S4265 [19JN]
      Fish and fishing: support fisheries and communities that rely 
        upon them, clear regulatory burdens, and streamline Federal 
        fisheries management, S4181 [14JN]
      Food: allow States to require labels on food that contains, or 
        is produced with, a genetically engineered material, S4169 
        [14JN], S4384 [21JN]
      Forest Service: reduce risk of catastrophic wildfire through the 
        facilitation of insect and disease infestation treatment of 
        national forests and adjacents lands, S4127 [13JN]
      Forests: trees killed by bark beetles removal funding, S3891 
        [11JN], S4127 [13JN], S4339 [20JN]
      Korea, Democratic People's Republic of: prohibit food aid, S4339 
        [20JN]
      ------prohibit food aid unless the President issues a national 
        interest waiver, S4338 [20JN]
      NLRB: permit employers to pay higher wages to their employees 
        who are working under a union contract, S4388, S4389 [21JN]
      Pakistan: prohibit assistance until Shakeel Afridi is freed, 
        S3762 [6JN], S3961, S3962 [12JN]
      Schools: encourage the purchase of pulse crop products for 
        school meals programs, S4271 [19JN]
      Securities: provide end user exemptions for certain derivative 
        sales, S3932 [12JN]
      Task Force To Promote National Security by Reducing Childhood 
        Obesity: establish, S3818 [7JN]
      Taxation: prohibit the use of public funds for political party 
        conventions and return previously distributed funds for 
        deficit reduction, S4264 [19JN], S4385 [21JN]
      Water: amend consumer confidence reporting requirements for 
        community water systems, S4383 [21JN]
      ------clarify definition of navigable waters relative to 
        application of environmental protection regulations, S3932 
        [12JN]
      ------prevent finalization by the EPA or Corps of Engineers of 
        proposed guidance on identification of waters protected by the 
        Federal Water Pollution Control Act, S3932 [12JN], S4168 
        [14JN]
  Reports filed
      Provisions: Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry 
        (Senate) (S. 3240), S3630 [24MY]
      ------Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry (Senate) 
        (S. 3240) (S. Rept. 112-203), S6062 [10SE]
  Resolutions by organizations
      Sugar price support program funding: St. Mary Parish, LA, 
        Chamber of Commerce, E1206 [9JY]
  Texts of
      S. 3240, provisions, S4483-S4592 [25JN]




AGUILAR, DAN

  Remarks in House
      Premio Internazionale Solidarieta Alpina (organization): Silver 
        Plaque International Alpine Solidarity Award recipient, E897 
        [30MY]




AGUILAR, LUIS A.

  Statements
      Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, S1970 [22MR]




AGUILERA, RAY

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E6 [10JA]




AGUIRRE, YVETTE

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E173 [9FE]




AGUSEN, CANDONINO

  Remarks in Senate
      Prudential Insurance Co., of America: Spirit of Community Award 
        recipient for Hawaii, S1144 [29FE]




AHEARN, RAYMOND J.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1861 [3DE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Tribute, S7032, S7033 [28NO]




AHERN, HOLLY

  Remarks in House
      Diseases: promote Lyme disease awareness and treatment programs, 
        H3393 [1JN]
  Statements
      Forum on Tick-Borne Diseases, H3394 [1JN]




AHLSTROM, MARK

  Statements
      Production Tax Credit for Wind Power, E1209 [9JY]




AHMAD, MASROOR

  Bills and resolutions
      Religion: welcome to Washington, DC, and commend promotion of 
        peace and justice and counseling of Ahmadi Muslims to avoid 
        violence, even in the face of persecution (see H. Res. 709), 
        H4156 [27JN]
  Remarks in House
      Religion: welcome to Washington, DC, and commend promotion of 
        peace and justice and counseling of Ahmadi Muslims to avoid 
        violence, even in the face of persecution (H. Res. 709), H4078 
        [27JN]




AHMADINEJAD, MAHMOUD (President, Iran)

  Bills and resolutions
      Genocide: call for arrest and prosecution for incitement to 
        genocide (see H. Res. 807), H6318 [26OC]
      Iran: condemn President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and the leaders of 
        Iran for addressing the U.N. on Yom Kippur (see H. Con. Res. 
        139), H6276 [21SE]




AHMED, ANEESA

  Citations
      Dept. of State International Women of Courage Award awarded to 
        Aneesa Ahmed, S1500 [8MR]
  Remarks in House
      Dept. of State: tribute to International Women of Courage Award 
        recipients, H2139 [26AP]
  Remarks in Senate
      Dept. of State: tribute to International Women of Courage Award 
        recipients, S1499 [8MR]




AHMED, QANTA A.A.

  Testimonies
      American Muslim Response to Hearings on Radicalization Within 
        Their Community, E1255-E1258 [17JY]




AHO, BRIAN

  Remarks in House
      Costa Concordia (vessel): failure of safety measures aboard 
        cruise liner, E328 [7MR]
  Testimonies
      Costa Concordia (vessel) Cruise Liner Safety Measures Failure, 
        E328 [7MR]




AIB COLLEGE OF BUSINESS

  Letters
      Tribute to Representative Boswell, H6792 [13DE]




AIKEN, SC

  Remarks in House
      Dept. of Energy: clarify schedule for disposition of weapons-
        usable plutonium at the Savannah River Site in Aiken, SC, 
        H7387 [20DE]
      ------H-Canyon Chemical Separations Facility funding, H11 [17JA]
      ------Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility funding, E1028 [8JN]
      South Carolina: Dept. of Energy decision to install small 
        modular nuclear technology at the Savannah River Site in Aiken 
        and Barnwell, SC, H1138 [5MR]




AILLS, WADE

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E521 [16AP]




AIR AND HEALTH QUALITY EMPOWERMENT ZONE DESIGNATION ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 6378), H5922 [12SE]




AIR FORCE  see Department of Defense




AIR FORCE ASSOCIATION

  Remarks in House
      Beckwith, Frank: Air Force Association Hurlburt Chapter 398 
        Middle School Teacher of the Year award recipient, E526 [16AP]
      Erickson, Scott: Air Force Association Hurlburt Chapter 398 High 
        School Teacher of the Year award recipient, E534 [16AP]
      Moczary, Steven: Air Force Association Eglin Chapter 365 Teacher 
        of the Year award recipient, E834 [17MY]
      Pink, Laura: Air Force Association Hurlburt Chapter 398 
        Elementary School Teacher of the Year award recipient, E529 
        [16AP]




AIR LINE PILOTS ASSOCIATION, INTERNATIONAL

  Press releases
      ALPA Hails Agreement on Eximbank Reauthorization, H2474 [9MY]




AIR POLLUTION  related term(s) Clean Air Act; Ecology and Environment
  Amendments
      Aviation: prohibit operators of civil aircraft of the U.S. from 
        participating in the European Union emissions trading scheme 
        (S. 1956), S6611, S6648, S6649 [21SE]
  Analyses
      Red Tape Making Americans Sick--A New Report on the Health 
        Impacts of High Unemployment: Committee on Environment and 
        Public Works (Senate), S2949 [8MY]
  Articles and editorials
      Air Rule Will Literally Save Us, S4319 [20JN]
      Conversion of a Climate-Change Skeptic, S5638 [30JY]
      EPA Official Not Only Touted `Crucifying' Oil Companies, He 
        Tried It, H2194 [26AP]
      Game Over for the Climate, S3073 [10MY]
      Green `Drivel' Exposed--The Godfather of Global Warming Lowers 
        the Boom on Climate Change Hysteria, H4650 [29JN]
      Hansen Had It Right in 1981 Climate Report, S3074 [10MY]
      IPCC Lead Author Misleads US Congress, S5856 [1AU]
      Measuring the Impact of Regulation--The Rule of More--Rule-
        Making Is Being Made To Look More Beneficial Under Barack 
        Obama, H5236 [25JY]
      Panetta Warns Climate Change Having `Dramatic Impact' on 
        National Security, H2452 [9MY]
  Bills and resolutions
      Budget: repeal sequestration and replace automatic spending cuts 
        with targeted reforms (see S. 3473), S5870 [1AU] (see H.R. 
        6389), H5999 [13SE]
      Clean Air Act: amend the renewable fuel program to require the 
        cellulosic biofuel requirement to be based on actual 
        production (see H.R. 6047), H4603 [28JN]
      ------clarify a certain provision relative to prevention of 
        accidental releases (see S. 3529), S6107 [11SE]
      ------provide that State implementation plans address impairment 
        of visibility relative to emissions from taconite ore 
        processing facilities (see H.R. 6507), H6274 [21SE]
      Climate: adopt a target of atmospheric carbon dioxide by which 
        to evaluate domestic and international climate change policies 
        and ensure the flexibility of such policies (see H. Res. 835), 
        H7264 [18DE]
      ------express that U.S. policies should reflect appropriate 
        understanding and sensitivity concerning climate change issues 
        (see H. Res. 672), H3362 [31MY]
      Developing countries: promote the use of clean cookstoves in 
        order to create a thriving global market for clean and 
        efficient household cooking solutions (see S. 2515), S2922 
        [7MY]
      Economy: promote U.S. economic and energy security through 
        increased energy development and reduced regulatory burdens 
        (see S. 2365), S2731 [25AP]
      EPA: allow for a reasonable compliance deadline for certain 
        States subject to the cross-State air pollution rule (see S. 
        2300), S2496 [18AP] (see H.R. 4387), H1976 [18AP]
      ------clarify general duty clause of Clean Air Act as it applies 
        to chemical facility accidental release prevention (see H.R. 
        6345), H5706 [2AU]
      ------designate and award grants for air and health quality 
        empowerment zones (see H.R. 6378), H5922 [12SE]
      ------disapprove rule relative to maximum achievable control 
        technology for certain steam generating units (see S.J. Res. 
        37), S850 [16FE]
      ------partially waive the renewable fuel standard when corn 
        inventories are low (see S. 3428), S5304 [24JY]
      ------prohibit awarding any grant, contract, cooperative 
        agreement, or financial assistance under the Clean Air Act for 
        any program, project, or activity to occur outside the U.S. 
        (see S. 2226), S2001 [22MR] (see H.R. 4255), H1542 [22MR]
      ------prohibit finalization of rules under the Clean Air Act if 
        a State regulatory authority gives notice that such rules will 
        lead to an increase in price of electricity for end-use 
        consumers (see H.R. 6501), H6274 [21SE]
      ------prohibit imposing carbon dioxide emissions standards on 
        fossil fuel-fired electric utility generating units unless and 
        until carbon capture and storage is found to be 
        technologically and economically feasible (see H.R. 6172), 
        H5200 [24JY]
      ------require a timely review of State documentation and reform 
        regulations relative to exceptional event demonstrations (see 
        H.R. 5381), H2317 [7MY]
      ------require use of commercially available volume of cellulosic 
        biofuel in setting requirements for the renewable fuel program 
        (see H.R. 6545), H6276 [21SE]
      Motor vehicles: improve certain laws relative to use of high 
        occupancy vehicle facilities (see S. 3191), S3234 [16MY]
      National Asbestos Awareness Week: designate (see S. Res. 389), 
        S1422 [6MR]
      Power resources: reduce the allowable sulfur concentration in 
        heating oil and allow for certain exemptions and waivers from 
        such limits (see H.R. 6222), H5327 [26JY]
      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 
        (see S. 3512), S5977 [2AU]
      Tariff: polycrystalline fibers (see S. 2642), S2924 [7MY] (see 
        H.R. 5604), H2442 [8MY]
      Taxation: modify credit for carbon dioxide sequestration (see S. 
        3581), S6545 [20SE]
      ------oppose Federal efforts to establish a carbon tax on fuels 
        for electricity and transportation (see S. Con. Res. 61), 
        S7686 [6DE] (see H. Con. Res. 142), H6578 [30NO] (see H. Con. 
        Res. 144), H6679 [7DE]
      ------provide incentives for clean energy and to repeal fossil 
        fuel subsidies for big oil companies (see H.R. 5187), H2271 
        [27AP]
      ------reduce greenhouse gas emissions by requiring a Federal 
        emission permit for the sale or use of covered substances, 
        reduce deficit, and return funds to the American people (see 
        H.R. 6338), H5706 [2AU]
  Cost Estimates
      European Union Emissions Trading Scheme Prohibition Act (S. 
        1956): CBO, S6527 [20SE]
  Letters
      EPA rule relative to maximum achievable control technology for 
        certain steam generating units: several Senators, S4291 [19JN]
      European Union Emissions Trading Scheme Prohibition Act: Douglas 
        W. Elmendorf, CBO, S6527 [20SE]
      Position of James Lovelock on global warming: Gordon J. Fulks, 
        H4650 [29JN]
      Provide the EPA additional time to issue achievable standards 
        for industrial, commercial, and institutional boilers, process 
        heaters, and incinerators: Lisa P. Jackson, EPA, S1510, S1514 
        [8MR]
      ------W. Randall Rawson, American Boiler Manufacturers 
        Association, S1510 [8MR]
      We're OK With the EPA's New Air-Quality Regulations: several 
        energy company leaders, S4321 [20JN]
  Lists
      Global cooling predictions, S5857 [1AU]
  Motions
      EPA: disapprove rule relative to maximum achievable control 
        technology for certain steam generating units (S.J. Res. 37), 
        S4314 [20JN]
  Press releases
      New Poll Shows the Public Wants EPA To Do More To Reduce Air 
        Pollution--Voters Support Setting Stronger Carbon Pollution 
        Standards To Protect Public Health: American Lung Association, 
        S4321 [20JN]
  Remarks in House
      America's Natural Gas Alliance: report contesting EPA study on 
        greenhouse gas emissions and natural gas development, H3812 
        [20JN]
      Aviation: prohibit funding to implement European Union emissions 
        trading scheme on U.S. civil aircraft operators, H4139, H4140 
        [27JN]
      ------prohibit operators of civil aircraft of the U.S. from 
        participating in the European Union emissions trading scheme 
        (S. 1956), H6330-H6334 [13NO]
      Bicycles: recognize importance of bicycling in transportation 
        and recreation, H1578 [27MR]
      Cargo transportation: invest in and improve the U.S. freight 
        transportation system, H4041 [26JN], H4614 [29JN]
      Clean Air Act: impact, H2058 [24AP]
      Cleveland, OH: Cleveland Public Power proposed gasification 
        plant, E35 [18JA]
      Climate: express that U.S. policies should reflect appropriate 
        understanding and sensitivity concerning climate change issues 
        (H. Res. 672), E933 [31MY]
      ------global warming, H4649-H4652 [29JN], H4778 [11JY], H5017 
        [19JY]
      ------impact of global warming on frequency and intensity of 
        natural disasters, H5645-H5647 [2AU], H6357, H6359-H6361 
        [14NO]
      ------impact of global warming on national security, H2451 [9MY]
      Coal: require EPA and Dept. of Transportation report on health, 
        environmental, and public safety impacts of fugitive dust 
        emissions from coal transport, H6242, H6243 [21SE]
      Dept. of Energy: require consultation and input of National 
        Energy Technology Laboratory relative to clean air rules, 
        H3898 [20JN]
      Dept. of Labor: issue interim occupational safety and health 
        standard regarding worker exposure to combustible dust (H.R. 
        522), H520 [7FE]
      Economy: promote economic recovery through green jobs and 
        infrastructure, H3744 [19JN]
      EPA: disapprove rule relative to maximum achievable control 
        technology for certain steam generating units, H3743 [19JN]
      ------impact of overregulation on the economy, H358 [1FE], 
        H4649-H4652 [29JN]
      ------impact of regulations on employment and job creation, 
        H3664 [8JN]
      ------issue achievable standards for cement manufacturing 
        facilities, H5756 [10SE]
      ------issue achievable standards for industrial, commercial, and 
        institutional boilers, process heaters, and incinerators, 
        H5756 [10SE]
      ------prohibit consideration of feasibility and cost in revising 
        and supplementing national ambient air quality standards for 
        ozone, H3901, H3902 [20JN]
      ------prohibit delay in finalization of rules to establish clean 
        air standards and to reduce air pollution if such rules will 
        provide protection against asthma and other health effects, 
        H3899, H3900 [20JN]
      ------proposed rule relative to manganese alloy production, 
        H1583 [27MR]
      ------provide additional time to issue achievable standards for 
        industrial, commercial, and institutional boilers, process 
        heaters, and incinerators, H1645 [28MR]
      ------provide additional time to issue achievable standards for 
        industrial, commercial, and institutional boilers, process 
        heaters, and incinerators (H.R. 2250), H358 [1FE], H635 [8FE]
      ------provide States increased flexibility in implementing 
        regional haze management standards through State 
        implementation plans, H6244, H6245 [21SE]
      ------uphold scientific finding that carbon pollution endangers 
        the public health and welfare, H6214 [20SE]
      Golden Eagle Distributors, Inc.: Natural Gas Vehicles for 
        America (organization) CNG Fleet & Station Program Award 
        recipient, E2009 [30DE]
      Government regulations: impact on the energy sector, H1394 
        [20MR], H2193-H2197 [26AP], H3743 [19JN], H4691 [10JY]
      Motor vehicles: effects of increase of corporate average fuel 
        economy (CAFE) standards on vehicle pricing and safety, H208-
        H213 [31JA]
      ------preserve fuel efficiency standards, H6255 [21SE]
      NSF: Climate Change Education Program funding, H2535, H2536 
        [9MY]
      Outer Continental Shelf: monitor activities relative to air 
        pollution (H.R. 2021), H634 [8FE]
      Power resources: create clean energy jobs, achieve energy 
        independence, reduce global warming pollution, and transition 
        to a clean energy economy, H3399 [1JN]
      ------impact of economy-wide global warming pollution emission 
        cap and trade program, H176 [25JA], H3399 [1JN]
      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, 
        H1934, H1937, H1938, H1957, H1958 [18AP], H3868-H3875 [20JN], 
        H4623 [29JN], E1106 [21JN]
      ------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 (H.R. 2273), 
        H635 [8FE]
      Waterford, OH: proposed closure of Muskingum River Power Plant, 
        H384 [2FE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Aviation: prohibit operators of civil aircraft of the U.S. from 
        participating in the European Union emissions trading scheme 
        (S. 1956), S2995 [9MY], S5945 [2AU], S6527, S6528 [20SE], 
        S6611 [21SE]
      ------prohibit use of appropriated funding or user fee receipts 
        for payment of fees, taxes, or fines incurred by U.S. airlines 
        under the European Union emissions trading scheme, S6527, 
        S6528 [20SE]
      Budget: repeal sequestration and replace automatic spending cuts 
        with targeted reforms (S. 3473), S5881 [1AU]
      Clean Air Act: economic and environmental impact, S4284, S4286 
        [19JN]
      ------impact, S488 [9FE]
      Climate: global warming, S673-S679 [15FE], S2221 [29MR], S2487 
        [18AP], S3073-S3075 [10MY], S3266, S3269 [17MY], S3612, S3613 
        [24MY], S3775 [6JN], S4184 [14JN], S4255-S4261 [19JN], S4647-
        S4649 [27JN], S4853-S4856, S4859-S4862 [11JY], S5196-S5198 
        [19JY], S5458-S5460 [26JY], S5635-S5642 [30JY], S5836-S5839, 
        S5841, S5853-S5858 [1AU], S5925-S5927 [2AU], S6306-S6308 
        [13SE], S6494, S6496 [20SE], S7017 [28NO], S7427-S7429 [5DE], 
        S7778 [12DE], S8160-S8162 [19DE], S8620 [1JA]
      ------impact of global warming on frequency and intensity of 
        natural disasters, S5637 [30JY], S6770 [14NO], S7676 [6DE]
      ------impact of global warming on the economy, S4255-S4261 
        [19JN], S4647-S4649 [27JN], S8620 [1JA]
      Committee on Environment and Public Works (Senate): release of 
        report entitled ``Red Tape Making Americans Sick--A New Report 
        on the Health Impacts of High Unemployment'', S2949 [8MY]
      Dept. of Agriculture: air quality improvement project funding, 
        S4274 [19JN]
      Dept. of Transportation: grant States use of Congested 
        Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program funds toward 
        transit system programs, S1131 [29FE]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: establish an open burn pit registry 
        to ensure that Armed Forces members exposed to toxic chemicals 
        and fumes in Afghanistan or Iraq receive information regarding 
        such exposure, S7287 [30NO], S7381 [4DE]
      Developing countries: promote the use of clean cookstoves in 
        order to create a thriving global market for clean and 
        efficient household cooking solutions (S. 2515), S2929 [7MY]
      Ecology and environment: preempt regulation of, action relating 
        to, or consideration of greenhouse gases relative to any 
        Federal policy to mitigate climate change, S2126 [28MR]
      Economy: impact of Government regulations, S2948-S2950 [8MY], 
        S4922 [12JY]
      ------promote U.S. economic and energy security through 
        increased energy development and reduced regulatory burdens 
        (S. 2365), S3065, S3066 [10MY]
      EPA: codify and delay implementation of and compliance dates for 
        the cross-State air pollution rule (S. 1815), S3942-S3945 
        [12JN]
      ------delay implementation of rules on maximum achievable 
        control technology and cross-State air pollution produced by 
        powerplants (S. 1833), S3823 [7JN]
      ------disapprove rule relative to maximum achievable control 
        technology for certain steam generating units (S.J. Res. 37), 
        S856-S858 [16FE], S3690-S3694 [4JN], S3942-S3945, S3952-S3954 
        [12JN], S4164-S4166, S4173, S4185 [14JN], S4231-S4233 [18JN], 
        S4265, S4283-S4293 [19JN], S4313 [20JN], S4411 [21JN]
      ------disapprove rule relative to maximum achievable control 
        technology for certain steam generating units (S.J. Res. 37), 
        motion to proceed, S4314-S4334 [20JN]
      ------disapprove rule relative to maximum achievable control 
        technology for certain steam generating units (S.J. Res. 37), 
        unanimous-consent agreement, S4236 [18JN], S4283 [19JN]
      ------establish a multiple air pollutant regulatory program for 
        the electric generating sector, S4324 [20JN]
      ------establish a temporary prohibition against revising any 
        national ambient air quality standard for coarse particulate 
        matter and limit Federal regulation of nuisance dust in 
        certain areas, S3932 [12JN]
      ------implementation of the cross-State air pollution rule, 
        S2220 [29MR]
      ------partially waive the renewable fuel standard when corn 
        inventories are low (S. 3428), S5306 [24JY], S5967 [2AU], 
        S6326 [13SE]
      ------proposed rule to exempt the coal combustion byproduct of 
        fly ash from regulation, S7161 [29NO]
      ------provide additional time to issue achievable standards for 
        industrial, commercial, and institutional boilers, process 
        heaters, and incinerators, S331 [6FE], S1508-S1511, S1513, 
        S1514, S1523, S1528 [8MR], S1573 [12MR]
      Government regulations: impact on the energy sector, S3697 
        [5JN], S4333 [20JN]
      Inhofe, Senator: call to rethink opinion that global warming is 
        a hoax, S5635-S5638 [30JY]
      National Asbestos Awareness Week: designate (S. Res. 389), S1431 
        [6MR]
      Obama, President: evaluation of energy policies, S2948-S2950 
        [8MY], S3690-S3694 [4JN], S3942-S3945 [12JN]
      Oceans: impact of global warming on ocean acidification, S6494, 
        S6496 [20SE], S7429 [5DE], S7778 [12DE]
      Power resources: impact of economy-wide global warming pollution 
        emission cap and trade program, S3691 [4JN], S5640 [30JY]
      ------national energy policy, S6307 [13SE]
      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 (S. 
        3512), S5986 [2AU], S6516 [20SE]
      U.N.: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change endangerment 
        findings relative to impact of economy-wide global warming 
        pollution emission cap and trade program, S5856 [1AU]
  Reports filed
      European Union Emissions Trading Scheme Prohibition Act: 
        Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation (Senate) 
        (S. 1956) (S. Rept. 112-195), S5976 [2AU]
  Resolutions by organizations
      EPA rule relative to maximum achievable control technology for 
        certain steam generating units: U.S. Conference of Mayors, 
        S4292 [19JN]
  Texts of
      S. 1956, European Union Emissions Trading Scheme Prohibition 
        Act, S6611, S6612 [21SE], H6330 [13NO]
      S. 3428, Renewable Fuel Standard Flexibility Act, S5307 [24JY]
      S. Con. Res. 61, oppose Federal efforts to establish a carbon 
        tax on fuels for electricity and transportation, S7687 [6DE]
      S. Res. 389, National Asbestos Awareness Week, S1425, S1432 
        [6MR]




AIRCRAFT  see Common Carriers




AIRCRAFT OWNERS AND PILOTS ASSOCIATION PILOT (publication)

  Articles and editorials
      NTSB--An Impartial Forum for Pilots?, S4179 [14JN]




AIRLINE FIRST RESPONDER WORKPLACE FAIRNESS ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 3824), H181 [25JA]
  Remarks in House
      Enact (H.R. 3824), E76 [25JA]




AIRLINE MAINTENANCE SAFETY ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 6002), H3974 [21JN]




AIRLINES AND AIRPORTS  see Aviation




AIRLINES FOR AMERICA (A4A) (organization)

  Press releases
      A4A Commends Important Reforms in Bipartisan Ex-Im Bank 
        Reauthorization Agreement, H2475 [9MY]




AIRPORT AND AIRWAY EXTENSION ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 3800), H113 [23JA]
  Letters
      Provisions: Representative Camp, Committee on Ways and Means 
        (House), H136 [24JA]
      ------Representative Mica, Committee on Transportation and 
        Infrastructure (House), H136 [24JA]
  Remarks in House
      Enact (H.R. 3800), H135-H137 [24JA], E77 [25JA]
      Labor unions: prohibit tally of absent votes as an active vote 
        against union representation, H136 [24JA]
  Remarks in Senate
      Enact (H.R. 3800), S136 [26JA]
  Texts of
      H.R. 3800, provisions, H135 [24JA]




AIRPORT COUNCIL INTERNATIONAL-NORTH AMERICA

  Letters
      Aviation Security Stakeholder Participation Act, H4013 [26JN]




AIRPORTS, HIGHWAYS, HIGH-SPEED RAIL, TRAINS, AND TRANSIT: MAKE IT IN 
    AMERICA ACT

  Remarks in House
      Enact (H.R. 613), H19 [17JA], H204 [31JA], H721 [14FE], H3694, 
        H3696 [8JN], H3796 [19JN], H4903 [17JY]




AITKEN, MICHAEL P.

  Letters
      Visas for certain advanced science, technology, engineering, or 
        math (STEM) graduates, S7424 [5DE]




AKAKA, DANIEL K. (a Senator from Hawaii)

  Amendments
      Agriculture: continue certain programs (S. 3240), S4104, S4106 
        [12JN], S4244 [18JN], S4266 [19JN]
      Appropriations: making for Dept. of Defense and other Federal 
        departments and agencies, rescind unobligated stimulus funds, 
        and reduce discretionary spending (H.R. 1), S8204 [19DE], 
        S8306 [20DE]
      Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military 
        activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military 
        construction (S. 3254), S6954 [27NO], S7045, S7046, S7056 
        [28NO], S7159, S7219, S7228, S7234, S7238 [29NO], S7359 [3DE], 
        S7384 [4DE]
      Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act: extend certain 
        counterterrorism and intelligence gathering tools (H.R. 5949), 
        S8407, S8453 [27DE]
      Native Americans: make technical corrections to the legal 
        description of certain land to be held in trust for the Barona 
        Band of Mission Indians (S. 3193), S6652, S6670 [21SE]
      Postal Service: improve, sustain, and transform (S. 1789), 
        S2507, S2508, S2511 [18AP], S2646, S2650 [24AP]
      Roads and highways: extend Federal-aid highway, highway safety, 
        motor carrier safety, transit, and other Highway Trust Fund-
        funded programs (S. 1813), S864 [16FE], S925 [17FE], S1148 
        [29FE]
      Small business: increase job creation and economic growth by 
        improving access to public capital markets for emerging growth 
        companies (H.R. 3606), S1747, S1755 [15MR], S1806 [19MR], 
        S1853 [20MR]
      Taxation: provide a temporary income tax credit for increased 
        payroll and extend bonus depreciation for certain business 
        assets (S. 2237), S4894 [11JY]
      Technology: enhance security and resiliency of U.S. cyber and 
        communications infrastructure (S. 3414), S5622 [26JY], S5777, 
        S5778, S5788 [31JY], S5885 [1AU], S5980 [2AU]
  Appointments
      Acting President pro tempore, S1371 [2MR]
      Conferee: H.R. 4310, Dept. of Defense appropriations for 
        military activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and 
        military construction, S7972 [12DE]
      ------S. 3254, Dept. of Defense appropriations for military 
        activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military 
        construction, S7392 [4DE]
  Bills and resolutions cosponsored
      Abdnor, James: tribute (see S. Res. 475), S3631 [24MY]
      Africa: condemn atrocities and encourage efforts to end threats 
        by the Lord's Resistance Army and bring Joseph Kony and his 
        top commanders to justice (see S. Res. 402), S1932 [21MR]
      African Union: commend coordinated military efforts to apprehend 
        Joseph Kony and senior commanders of the Lords's Resistance 
        Army and support U.S. advisory role in such efforts (see S. 
        Res. 412), S2656 [24AP]
      Agreement on Port State Measures To Prevent, Deter, and 
        Eliminate Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing: 
        implement (see S. 1980), S699 [15FE]
      American Battle Monuments Commission: provide for ongoing 
        maintenance of Clark Veterans Cemetery in the Philippines (see 
        S. 2320), S2929 [7MY]
      American Diabetes Month: support goals and ideals (see S. Res. 
        600), S6894 [26NO]
      Animals: designate the North American bison as the national 
        mammal of the U.S. (see S. 3248), S5258 [23JY]
      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]
      ------improve provision of civil relief and the enforcement of 
        employment and reemployment rights of members (see S. 2299), 
        S2496 [18AP]
      ------provide for certain requirements relative to retirement, 
        adoption, care, and recognition of military working dogs (see 
        S. 2134), S3901 [11JN]
      Aurora, CO: condemn movie theater shootings and express 
        condolences for victims and gratitude to responders to the 
        shootings (see S. Con. Res. 53), S5304 [24JY]
      Black History Month: observance (see S. Res. 387), S1195 [1MR]
      Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act: approve renewal of import 
        restrictions (see S.J. Res. 43), S4419 [21JN]
      Business and industry: empower States to require online 
        retailers to collect and remit State sales and use taxes (see 
        S. 1832), S4951 [12JY]
      Chavez, Cesar E.: tribute (see S. Res. 410), S2166 [28MR]
      Chemicals: ensure that risks from chemicals are adequately 
        understood and managed (see S. 847), S5732 [31JY]
      Cinco de Mayo: observance (see S. Res. 440), S2824 [26AP]
      Civil rights: improve remedies for discrimination in the payment 
        of wages based on sex (see S. 3220), S3422 [22MY]
      ------restore effective use of group actions for claims arising 
        under antidiscrimination laws (see S. 3317), S4368 [20JN]
      Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Latin 
        Americans of Japanese Descent: establish (see S. 64), S1049 
        [27FE]
      Commission To Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities: 
        establish (see S. 1984), S351 [6FE]
      Commission To Study the Potential Creation of a National Women's 
        History Museum: establish (see S. 3567), S6454 [19SE]
      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: provide for affordable refinancing of mortgages held by 
        Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (see S. 3085), S3786 [6JN] (see S. 
        3522), S6457 [19SE]
      ------require portion of closing costs to be paid by the 
        enterprises with respect to certain refinanced mortgage loans 
        (see S. 3520), S5978 [2AU]
      Crime: establish criminal offense for fraudulent claims about 
        military service if such claims are made for tangible benefit 
        or personal gain (see S. 3372), S5258 [23JY]
      Dept. of Defense: ensure sufficient sizing of civilian and 
        contract services workforces (see S. 3617), S6625 [21SE]
      Dept. of HHS: extend funding for family-to-family health 
        information centers to help families of children with 
        disabilities or special health care needs make informed 
        choices about health care (see S. 2123), S3729 [5JN]
      ------increase number of permanent faculty in palliative care at 
        allopathic and osteopathic medical schools, nursing schools, 
        and other programs, and promote education in palliative care 
        and hospice (see S. 3407), S5872 [1AU]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: contract with an independent 
        laboratory to study health effects of backscatter x-ray 
        machines used at airline checkpoints and improve notice to 
        airline passengers (see S. 2044), S208 [31JA]
      Dept. of HUD: reauthorize programs for housing assistance for 
        Native Hawaiians (see S. 65), S6455 [19SE]
      Dept. of Justice: award grants to States to develop and 
        implement State court interpreter programs (see S. 3365), 
        S5085 [17JY]
      Dept. of Labor: establish an Employee Ownership and 
        Participation Initiative (see S. 3421), S5257 [23JY]
      Dept. of the Treasury: establish U.S. Employee Ownership Bank 
        (see S. 3419), S5257 [23JY]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: ensure veterans have information and 
        protections required to make informed decisions on Post-9/11 
        Veterans Educational Assistance Program benefits (see S. 
        2241), S2085 [27MR]
      Disasters: include procedures for requests from Indian tribes 
        for a major disaster or emergency declaration (see S. 2283), 
        S2394 [17AP]
      Diseases: provide for scientific frameworks relative to 
        recalcitrant cancers (see S. 3560), S6454 [19SE]
      ------support goal of preventing and effectively treating 
        Alzheimer's disease by a certain date and other goals of the 
        National Plan To Address Alzheimer's Disease draft (see S. 
        Res. 434), S6458 [19SE]
      ------urge Federal agencies to designate funds for education, 
        awareness outreach, and research specifically focused on how 
        prostate cancer affects African-American men (see S. Res. 
        493), S4203 [14JN] (see S. Res. 529), S5487 [26JY]
      District of Columbia: permit determination of the fiscal year 
        period and make local funds for a fiscal year available for 
        use upon enactment of the local budget act for the year 
        subject to congressional review (see S. 2345), S2655 [24AP]
      Economy: create jobs and invest in communities through 
        rehabilitation of abandoned and foreclosed residential and 
        commercial properties (see S. 2162), S1422 [6MR]
      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]
      Elections: constitutional amendment on contributions and 
        expenditures intended to affect elections (see S.J. Res. 29), 
        S133 [26JA]
      Endangered Species Day: designate (see S. Res. 467), S3280 
        [17MY]
      Explosives: limit use of cluster munitions (see S. 558), S5871 
        [1AU]
      Federal employees: provide certain benefits to domestic partners 
        (see S. 1910), S2245 [29MR]
      ------tribute to Foreign Service and Civil Service professionals 
        who represent the U.S. abroad (see S. Res. 401), S3175 [15MY]
      FEMA: modernize the integrated public alert and warning system 
        (see S. 2319), S2545 [19AP]
      Financial institutions: address fee disclosure requirements (see 
        S. 3394), S6547 [20SE]
      Firearms: prevent gun trafficking (see S. 1973), S1614 [13MR]
      ------require face to face purchases of ammunition, licensing of 
        ammunition dealers, and reporting regarding bulk purchases of 
        ammunition (see S. 3458), S5733 [31JY]
      FRS: treatment of information provided to the Consumer Financial 
        Protection Bureau (see S. 2099), S699 [15FE] (see S. 3394), 
        S6547 [20SE]
      Girl Scouts: anniversary (see S. Res. 310), S568 [13FE]
      Global Youth Service Days: designate (see S. Res. 421), S2393 
        [17AP]
      Haiti: provide assistance to end deforestation and restore the 
        extent of tropical forest cover previously in existence (see 
        S. 1023), S208 [31JA]
      ------recognize anniversary of earthquake, honor victims and 
        responders, and reaffirm support and assistance (see S. Res. 
        368), S350 [6FE]
      Hispanic Heritage Month: observance (see S. Res. 582), S6626 
        [21SE]
      Iran: 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), S2244 [29MR]
      IRS: permit issuance of prospective guidance clarifying 
        employment status of individuals for purposes of employment 
        taxes and to prevent retroactive assessments relative to such 
        clarifications (see S. 2145), S1194 [1MR]
      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 (see S. 
        2165), S3130 [14MY]
      Juneteenth Independence Day: designate (see S.J. Res. 45), S4299 
        [19JN]
      ------observance (see S. Res. 496), S4299 [19JN]
      Land-Grant College Act: anniversary (see S. Res. 502), S4368 
        [20JN]
      Law enforcement: prohibit racial profiling (see S. 1670), S4299 
        [19JN]
      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), S43 [23JA]
      McGovern, George S.: tribute (see S. Res. 607), S7303 [30NO]
      Medicare: cover marriage and family therapist services and 
        mental health counselor services (see S. 604), S2245 [29MR]
      ------ensure continued access of beneficiaries to diagnostic 
        imaging services (see S. 2347), S3281 [17MY]
      ------extend Medicare-dependent hospital (MDH) program and 
        increase payments under the Medicare low-volume hospital 
        program (see S. 2620), S6341 [13SE]
      ------reduce incidence of diabetes among beneficiaries (see S. 
        3463), S6341 [13SE]
      Minimum wage: increase, and index future increases to the 
        consumer price index (see S. 3453), S5487 [26JY]
      National Day on Writing: designate (see S. Res. 565), S6454 
        [19SE]
      National Estuaries Day: designate (see S. Res. 566), S6454 
        [19SE]
      National Principals Month: observance (see S. Res. 552), S6271 
        [12SE]
      National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month: designate (see S. Res. 
        538), S5871 [1AU]
      National Public Health Week: support goals and ideals (see S. 
        Res. 417), S2243 [29MR]
      National Travel and Tourism Week: observance (see S. Res. 451), 
        S3042 [9MY]
      National Tribal Colleges and Universities Week: designate (see 
        S. Res. 605), S7303 [30NO]
      National Work and Family Month: designate (see S. Res. 533), 
        S5658 [30JY]
      Native Americans: help fulfill Federal mandate to provide higher 
        educational opportunities (see S. 3504), S5977 [2AU]
      ------make technical corrections to the legal description of 
        certain land to be held in trust for the Barona Band of 
        Mission Indians (see S. 3193), S3234 [16MY]
      ------reauthorize program to ensure the survival and continuing 
        vitality of Native American languages (see S. 3546), S6340 
        [13SE]
      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]
      NIH: expand, intensify, and coordinate programs and activities 
        relative to Tourette syndrome (see S. 2321), S2545 [19AP]
      NLRB: modify the definition of ``supervisor'' relative to rights 
        to collective bargaining and labor union membership (see S. 
        2168), S2244 [29MR]
      Older Americans Act: reauthorize and improve (see S. 3562), 
        S6454 [19SE]
      Parks, Rosa: tribute (see S. Res. 618), S8042 [13DE]
      Political campaigns: provide for additional disclosure 
        requirements for corporations, labor organizations, and other 
        entities (see S. 2219), S1932 [21MR] (see S. 3369), S5048 
        [16JY]
      ------reform financing of Senate elections (see S. 750), S164 
        [30JA]
      ------require shareholder authorization before a public company 
        may make certain political expenditures (see S. 1360), S132 
        [26JA]
      Privacy: prohibit employers from requiring employees to provide 
        access to personal online accounts (see S. 3074), S3042 [9MY]
      Professional Social Work Month: support goals and ideals (see S. 
        Res. 400), S2547 [19AP]
      Rudman, Warren: tribute (see S. Res. 604), S7215 [29NO]
      Social Security: 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 S. 648), S850 [16FE]
      Specter, Arlen: tribute (see S. Res. 612), S7703 [10DE]
      Taxation: allow an offset against income tax refunds to pay for 
        restitution and other State judicial debts that are past due 
        (see S. 755), S3042 [9MY]
      ------make permanent the minimum low-income housing tax credit 
        rate for unsubsidized buildings and provide a minimum credit 
        rate for existing buildings (see S. 1989), S6108 [11SE]
      ------provide taxpayer protection and assistance relative to tax 
        preparation (see S. 3355), S4724 [28JN]
      ------reduce excise tax rate on beer produced domestically by 
        certain small producers (see S. 534), S2325 [16AP]
      ------reduce the Federal budget deficit by imposing a minimum 
        effective tax rate for high-income taxpayers (see S. 2059), 
        S261 [1FE] (see S. 2230), S2001 [22MR]
      ------support and strengthen tax incentives for retirement 
        savings (see S. Con. Res. 62), S7686 [6DE]
      Treaties and agreements: report on countries with which the U.S. 
        negotiates trade agreements, establish terms for future trade 
        agreements, and enhance promotion of exports of U.S. goods and 
        services (see S. 3347), S6456 [19SE]
      Twain, Mark: mint commemorative coins (see S. 1929), S4460 
        [25JN]
      U.S. Intelligence Professionals Day: designate (see S.J. Res. 
        47), S5086 [17JY]
      Veterans: improve veterans service organizations' access to 
        Federal surplus personal property (see S. 3698), S8203 [19DE]
      ------increase rates of disability compensation for veterans 
        with service-connected disabilities and dependency and 
        indemnity compensation for survivors of certain disabled 
        veterans (see S. 2259), S2242 [29MR]
      Violence Against Women Act: reauthorize (see S. 1925), S495 
        [9FE]
      Women: remove deadline for ratification of constitutional 
        amendment to ensure equal rights (see S.J. Res. 39), S5488 
        [26JY]
      World Social Work Day: support goals and ideals (see S. Res. 
        400), S2547 [19AP]
      World War II: award Congressional Gold Medal to the First 
        Special Service Force (see S. 1460), S6745 [13NO]
      ------tribute to members of the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders for 
        contributions toward the defeat of Japan (see S. Res. 418), 
        S2497 [18AP]
      Year of the Girl: designate (see S. Res. 310), S568 [13FE]
  Bills and resolutions introduced
      Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month: observance (see S. Res. 
        474), S3631 [24MY]
      Dept. of the Interior: provide further self-governance by Indian 
        tribes (see S. 3685), S8071 [17DE]
      Federal agencies and departments: promote high-quality, cost-
        efficient, and effective administrative support services to 
        agencies overseas (see S. 3676), S7976 [12DE]
      Federal employees: authorize certain employees to be 
        automatically enrolled to increase contributions to Thrift 
        Savings Plan accounts (see S. 3175), S3129 [14MY]
      ------reform the Senior Executive Service (see S. 2249), S2166 
        [28MR]
      FEMA: reauthorize and amend the National Dam Safety Program (see 
        S. 3362), S4773 [29JN]
      Financial Literacy Month: designate (see S. Res. 409), S2166 
        [28MR]
      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]
      Minorities: improve health of minority individuals (see S. 
        2474), S2823 [26AP]
      National Native American Heritage Month: observance (see S. Res. 
        561), S6454 [19SE]
      Native American Heritage Day: observance (see S. Res. 561), 
        S6454 [19SE]
      Native American Veterans' Memorial Establishment Act: clarify 
        certain provisions relative to fundraising and location of the 
        memorial (see S. 3548), S6340 [13SE]
      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 S. 2170), S1459 [7MR]
      Public Service Recognition Week: designate (see S. Res. 419), 
        S2393 [17AP]
      Year of the Korean War Veteran: designate (see S. Res. 602), 
        S6947 [27NO]
  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]
      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), motion to proceed, 
        S3252 [17MY]
      FDIC: temporarily extend the Transaction Account Guarantee 
        Program (S. 3637), motion to proceed, S7664 [6DE], S7723 
        [11DE]
      Helmick, Jeffrey J.: nomination to be district judge, S1570 
        [12MR]
      Hillman, Timothy S.: nomination to be district judge, S1570 
        [12MR]
      Lewis, Mary Geiger: nomination to be district judge, S1570 
        [12MR]
      Political campaigns: provide for additional disclosure 
        requirements for corporations, labor organizations, and other 
        entities (S. 3369), motion to proceed, S4942 [12JY], S5071 
        [17JY]
      Power resources: eliminate unnecessary tax subsidies and promote 
        renewable energy (S. 2204), S2055 [27MR], S2199 [29MR]
      ------eliminate unnecessary tax subsidies and promote renewable 
        energy (S. 2204), motion to proceed, S1985 [22MR], S2028 
        [26MR]
      Taxation: provide a temporary income tax credit for increased 
        payroll and extend bonus depreciation for certain business 
        assets (S. 2237), motion to proceed, S5008 [16JY]
      ------reduce the Federal budget deficit by imposing a minimum 
        effective tax rate for high-income taxpayers (S. 2230), motion 
        to proceed, S2223 [29MR], S2313 [16AP]
  Pledge of Allegiance
      Senate, S1371 [2MR]
  Remarks
      Agriculture: continue certain programs (S. 3240), S4266 [19JN]
      Agusen, Candonino: Prudential Insurance Co., of America Spirit 
        of Community Award recipient for Hawaii, S1144 [29FE]
      Alcohol Awareness Month: observance, S2598 [23AP]
      Alzheimer's Action Day: observance, S6617 [21SE]
      Boyd, Jamie Kamailani: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Community 
        Health Leaders Award recipient, S153 [30JA]
      Button, Jackson: Prudential Insurance Co., of America Spirit of 
        Community Award recipient for Hawaii, S1144 [29FE]
      Dept. of Agriculture: clarify regulations for programs that 
        provide loans to purchasers of highly fractionated Native 
        American lands, S4266 [19JN]
      ------permanently establish the Office of Tribal Relations, 
        S4266 [19JN]
      Dept. of the Interior: provide further self-governance by Indian 
        tribes (S. 3685), S8072 [17DE]
      Economy: provide incentives for the creation of jobs and extend 
        and reform certain tax provisions and Federal programs (H.R. 
        3630), conference report, S893 [17FE]
      Executive Office of the President: establish the Office of the 
        National Alzheimer's Project, S6617 [21SE]
      Federal agencies and departments: promote high-quality, cost-
        efficient, and effective administrative support services to 
        agencies overseas (S. 3676), S7981 [12DE]
      Federal employees: authorize certain employees to be 
        automatically enrolled to increase contributions to Thrift 
        Savings Plan accounts (S. 3175), S3131 [14MY]
      ------increase contribution by new employees for defined 
        retirement benefits, S893 [17FE]
      ------reform the Senior Executive Service (S. 2249), S2168 
        [28MR]
      Federal Employees' Compensation Act: amend, S2582, S2584 [23AP], 
        S2647 [24AP]
      FEMA: reauthorize and amend the National Dam Safety Program (S. 
        3362), S4775 [29JN]
      Financial Literacy Month: designate (S. Res. 409), S2234 [29MR]
      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), S8267 [20DE]
      ------observance of Month of the Hawaiian Language, S257 
        [1FE]
      Honolulu, HI: tribute to Schofield Barracks soldiers killed in 
        helicopter crash in Afghanistan, S2582 [23AP]
      Minorities: improve health of minority individuals (S. 2474), 
        S2830 [26AP]
      National Native American Heritage Month: observance (S. Res. 
        561), S6464 [19SE]
      Native American Heritage Day: observance (S. Res. 561), S6464 
        [19SE]
      Native American Veterans' Memorial Establishment Act: clarify 
        certain provisions relative to fundraising and location of the 
        memorial (S. 3548), S6344 [13SE]
      Native Americans: decrease incidence of violent crime against 
        Indian women, strengthen capacity of tribes to respond to such 
        crimes, and hold perpetrators accountable, S2764 [26AP]
      New York, NY: anniversary of the Hotel Lexington Hawaiian Room, 
        S8586 [31DE]
      Oahu Mathematics League (organization): tribute, S2235 
        [29MR]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: protect rights of 
        conscience relative to requirements for coverage of specific 
        items and services, S1138 [29FE]
      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 (S. 2170), S1461 [7MR]
      ------provide for additional disclosure requirements for 
        corporations, labor organizations, and other entities (S. 
        3369), motion to proceed, S5070 [17JY]
      Postal Service: improve, sustain, and transform (S. 1789), 
        S2582, S2584 [23AP], S2647, S2650 [24AP]
      ------permit postmasters and other supervisory organizations to 
        participate in the planning and development of changes in work 
        schedules and benefits, S2650 [24AP]
      Privacy: modernize and improve Federal privacy laws, S5913 [2AU]
      Public Service Recognition Week: designate (S. Res. 419), S2399 
        [17AP]
      Roads and highways: extend Federal-aid highway, highway safety, 
        motor carrier safety, transit, and other Highway Trust Fund-
        funded programs (S. 1813), S1138 [29FE]
      Senate: appreciation of opportunity to serve, S7765 [12DE]
      Small business: increase job creation and economic growth by 
        improving access to public capital markets for emerging growth 
        companies (H.R. 3606), S1782 [19MR]
      Supreme Court: decision in Citizens United v. FEC on corporate 
        political contributions used for political speech, S5070 
        [17JY]
      Taxation: extend Bush administration tax cuts and other tax 
        relief for families making less than a certain annual income 
        and provide alternative minimum tax relief (S. 3412), motion 
        to proceed, S5351 [25JY]
      Technology: enhance security and resiliency of U.S. cyber and 
        communications infrastructure (S. 3414), S5913 [2AU]
      U.S. Geological Survey: anniversary of Hawaiian Volcano 
        Observatory, S34 [23JA]
      Violence Against Women Act: reauthorize (S. 1925), S2764 [26AP]
  Remarks in Senate relative to
      Tribute, S7711, S7714 [11DE], S7765, S7787 [12DE], S8032 [13DE], 
        S8199 [19DE], S8254, S8260, S8268 [20DE], S8349 [21DE], S8411, 
        S8412, S8445 [27DE], S8498 [28DE]
  Reports filed
      Barona Band of Mission Indians Land Transfer Clarification Act: 
        Committee on Indian Affairs (Senate) (S. 3193) (S. Rept. 112-
        207), S6062 [10SE]
      Blackfoot River Land Settlement Act: Committee on Indian Affairs 
        (Senate) (S. 1065) (S. Rept. 112-199), S5976 [2AU]
      Bridgeport Indian Colony Land Trust, Health, and Economic 
        Development Act: Committee on Indian Affairs (Senate) (H.R. 
        2467), S6625 [21SE]
      Deem Certain Claims Presented to an Indian Health Service 
        Contracting Officer Pursuant to Indian Self-Determination and 
        Education Assistance Act as Timely Presented: Committee on 
        Indian Affairs (Senate) (S. 2389), S6339 [13SE]
      ------Committee on Indian Affairs (Senate) (S. 2389) (S. Rept. 
        112-228), S6545 [20SE]
      Dept. of the Interior Authority To Take Land Into Trust for 
        Indian Tribes Reaffirmation: Committee on Indian Affairs 
        (Senate) (S. 676) (S. Rept. 112-166), S3279 [17MY]
      Determine Blood Quantum Requirement for Membership in the Ysleta 
        del Sur Pueblo Tribe: Committee on Indian Affairs (Senate) 
        (H.R. 1560), S5731 [31JY]
      Indian Tribal Energy Development and Self-Determination Act 
        Amendments: Committee on Indian Affairs (Senate) (S. 1684) (S. 
        Rept. 112-263), S8363 [21DE]
      Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act: Committee on 
        Indian Affairs (Senate) (S. 379) (S. Rept. 112-201), S5976 
        [2AU]
      Kotzebue, AK, Property Conveyance From the U.S. to the Maniilaq 
        Association: Committee on Indian Affairs (Senate) (H.R. 443) 
        (S. Rept. 112-250), S8041 [13DE]
      Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians Restoration Act: 
        Committee on Indian Affairs (Senate) (S. 546) (S. Rept. 112-
        198), S5976 [2AU]
      Lumbee Recognition Act: Committee on Indian Affairs (Senate) (S. 
        1218) (S. Rept. 112-200), S5976 [2AU]
      Mescalero Apache Tribe Leasing Authorization Act: Committee on 
        Indian Affairs (Senate) (S. 134) (S. Rept. 112-218), S6451 
        [19SE]
      Minnesota Chippewa Tribe Judgment Fund Distribution Act: 
        Committee on Indian Affairs (Senate) (H.R. 1272), S5870 [1AU]
      Native American Languages Survival and Continuing Vitality 
        Program Reauthorization: Committee on Indian Affairs (Senate) 
        (S. 3546), S7744 [11DE]
      Native American Veterans' Memorial Establishment Act 
        Clarification Relative to Fundraising and Location of the 
        Memorial: Committee on Indian Affairs (Senate) (S. 3548), 
        S7744 [11DE]
      Native Culture, Language, and Access for Success in Schools Act: 
        Committee on Indian Affairs (Senate) (S. 1252) (S. Rept. 112-
        262), S8363 [21DE]
      Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act: Committee on 
        Indian Affairs (Senate) (S. 675) (S. Rept. 112-251), S8071 
        [17DE]
      Nomination of Kevin K. Washburn To Be Assistant Sec. of the 
        Interior for Indian Affairs: Committee on Indian Affairs 
        (Senate), S6545 [20SE]
      Stand Against Violence and Empower (SAVE) Native Women Act: 
        Committee on Indian Affairs (Senate) (S. 1763) (S. Rept. 112-
        265), S8451 [27DE]
      T'uf Shur Bien Preservation Trust Area Act Amendments: Committee 
        on Indian Affairs (Senate) (S. 2024), S7744 [11DE]
  Texts of
      S. 2170, Hatch Act Modernization Act, S1461 [7MR]
      S. 2249, Senior Executive Service Reform Act, S2168 [28MR]
      S. 3175, Save More Tomorrow Act, S3132 [14MY]
      S. 3362, Dam Safety Act, S4775 [29JN]
      S. 3676, Reducing Duplication Overseas Act, S7981 [12DE]
  Tributes
      Fetz, Scott, S1144 [29FE]
      Hasson, Matt C., S8664 [2JA]
      Inouye, Daniel K., S8090 [17DE], S8267 [20DE]
      Liu, Hong, S8587 [31DE]
      Mikulski, Senator, S2228 [29MR]
      Schatz, Senator, S8411 [27DE]
      Sonson, Jessica, S1144 [29FE]




AKARAS, ANDREAS N.

  E-mails
      Indian Tribal Trade and Investment Demonstration Project Act, 
        H5092 [23JY]




AKERELE, EVARISTO O.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1821 [28NO]




AKIN, W. TODD (a Representative from Missouri)

  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 Federal education funding for elementary and 
        secondary schools that provide on-campus access to abortion 
        providers (see H.R. 6173), H5200 [24JY]
      ------protect pain-capable unborn children in the District of 
        Columbia (see H.R. 3803), H114 [23JA]
      Armed Forces: eliminate 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 H.R. 1283), H4864 [12JY]
      ------ensure repeal of ``Don't Ask, Don't Tell'' does not 
        infringe upon the free exercise of religion and rights of 
        conscience of members, including chaplains (see H.R. 3828), 
        H181 [25JA]
      Budget: require the President to provide a report detailing the 
        sequester required by the Budget Control Act (see H.R. 5872), 
        H3362 [31MY]
      Catholic Schools Week: recognize goals and honor contributions 
        of Catholic schools (see H. Res. 523), H158 [24JA]
      Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services: improve operations of 
        recovery auditors under the Medicare Integrity Program to 
        increase transparency and accuracy in audits conducted by 
        contractors (see H.R. 6575), H6310 [16OC]
      Committee on POW and MIA Affairs (House, Select): establish (see 
        H. Res. 111), H1154 [5MR]
      Congress: prohibit securities and commodities trading based on 
        nonpublic information relating to Congress and require 
        additional reporting of securities transactions by Members and 
        employees (see H.R. 1148), H375 [1FE]
      Crime: establish criminal offense for fraudulent claims about 
        military service (see H.R. 1775), H4828 [11JY]
      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), H1391 [19MR]
      Dept. of HHS: collaborate with other departments on epilepsy 
        education and awareness programs (see H. Res. 298), H4158 
        [27JN]
      ------ensure religious conscience protections relative to 
        insurance coverage of certain women's preventive health 
        services (see H.R. 3982), H727 [14FE]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: prohibit from granting deferred 
        action or otherwise suspending effectiveness or enforcement of 
        immigration laws (see H.R. 5957), H3808 [19JN]
      Dept. of Justice: prohibit tracking and cataloguing purchases of 
        multiple rifles and shotguns (see H.R. 3814), H158 [24JA]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: repeal requirement for reduction of 
        survivor annuities under the Survivor Benefit Plan to offset 
        the receipt of veterans' dependency and indemnity compensation 
        (see H.R. 178), H4828 [11JY]
      EPA: provide reasonable limits, control, and oversight over use 
        of aerial surveillance of farmers (see H.R. 5961), H3806 
        [19JN]
      Families and domestic relations: constitutional amendment on 
        parental rights (see H.J. Res. 110), H4158 [27JN]
      FDA: prohibit use of Federal money for any media advertisement, 
        campaign, or form of publicity against the use of a food or 
        beverage that is lawfully marketed under the Federal Food, 
        Drug, and Cosmetic Act (see H.R. 3848), H1978 [18AP]
      FERC: permit States to prohibit enforcement of certain 
        requirements of a license (see H.R. 6244), H5628 [1AU]
      Foreign aid: provide limitations (see H.R. 6452), H6280 [21SE]
      Georgia (country): support enhanced security, sovereignty, and 
        territorial integrity, U.S.-Georgia Charter on Strategic 
        Partnership, NATO membership, democratic reforms, and peaceful 
        resolution of conflict (see H. Res. 526), H1742 [28MR]
      Government: prioritize obligations if the debt ceiling is 
        reached (see H.R. 2402), H5630 [1AU]
      Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act: repeal health-care 
        related provisions (see H.R. 6079), H4775 [10JY]
      Housing: enable Federal and State chartered banks and thrifts to 
        meet the credit needs of homebuilders, and provide liquidity 
        and ensure stable credit for meeting the need for new homes 
        (see H.R. 1755), H3733 [18JN]
      Iran: condemn continued persecution, imprisonment, and 
        sentencing of Youcef Nadarkhani on the charge of apostasy (see 
        H. Res. 556), H1101 [29FE]
      ------express importance of preventing acquisition of nuclear 
        weapons capability and continue economic and diplomatic 
        pressure to secure nonproliferation agreement (see H. Res. 
        568), H1367 [16MR]
      ------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), H4065 [26JN]
      IRS: disapprove rule relative to the health insurance premium 
        tax credit (see H.J. Res. 112), H5010 [18JY]
      Israel: independence anniversary (see H. Con. Res. 115), H2134 
        [25AP]
      Labor unions: protect the free choice of individual employees 
        relative to participation in labor organizations (see H.R. 
        2040), H1391 [19MR] (see H.R. 2810), H3578 [6JN]
      Members of Congress: prohibit receipt of pay after October 1 of 
        any fiscal year in which a concurrent budget resolution and 
        regular appropriations bills have not been approved (see H.R. 
        3643), H1359 [9MR]
      National Eagle Scout Day: designate (see H. Res. 716), H4657 
        [29JN]
      NLRB: disapprove rule relative to representation election 
        procedures (see H.J. Res. 103), H901 [16FE]
      ------permit employers to pay higher wages to their employees 
        who are working under a union contract (see H.R. 4385), H1976 
        [18AP]
      OMB: rescind certain unobligated discretionary appropriations 
        (see H.R. 1111), H3703 [12JN]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: repeal (see H.R. 
        6079), H4775 [10JY]
      ------repeal annual fee on health insurance providers (see H.R. 
        1370), H5766 [10SE]
      POW: ensure availability of the writ of habeas corpus for any 
        person who is detained in the U.S. (see H.R. 4388), H2134 
        [25AP]
      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]
      Presidents of the U.S.: clarify that Executive orders infringing 
        on congressional powers and duties or requiring expenditure of 
        funds not specifically appropriated has no force or effect 
        (see H. Con. Res. 98), H219 [31JA]
      Public debt: disapprove the President's exercise of authority to 
        increase the debt limit (see H.J. Res. 98), H28 [17JA]
      ------establish a point of order to prohibit extension of the 
        debt limit unless a concurrent budget resolution has been 
        agreed to and is in effect (see H.R. 3778), H221 [31JA]
      Schools: express support for prayer at school board meetings 
        (see H. Res. 662), H3103 [17MY]
      Space policy: confirm full ownership rights for astronauts of 
        certain artifacts from space missions (see H.R. 4158), H1543 
        [22MR]
      Taxation: exclude from gross income any prizes or awards 
        received by Olympic medal winners (see H.R. 6250), H5766 
        [10SE]
      ------expand the tip tax credit to employers of cosmetologists 
        and promote tax compliance in the cosmetology sector (see H.R. 
        1957), H2569 [9MY]
      ------extend deduction for certain expenses of elementary and 
        secondary school teachers and allow such deduction for home 
        school expenses (see H.R. 5963), H4606 [28JN]
      ------make employers of spouses of military personnel eligible 
        for the work opportunity credit (see H.R. 687), H4064 [26JN]
      ------provide a deduction for domestic business income of 
        qualified small businesses (see H.R. 9), H1571 [26MR]
      ------provide an additional religious exemption from the 
        individual health coverage mandate (see H.R. 6597), H6428 
        [16NO]
      ------repeal excise tax on medical devices (see H.R. 488), H220 
        [31JA]
      ------repeal the individual and employer health insurance 
        mandates (see H.R. 6048), H4603 [28JN]
      ------support and strengthen tax incentives for retirement 
        savings (see H. Con. Res. 101), H901 [16FE]
      ------treat Korea Defense Service Medal recipients as war 
        veterans for purposes of determining whether contributions to 
        posts and organizations of war veterans are charitable 
        contributions (see H.R. 5903), H6397 [15NO]
      U.N. Arms Trade Treaty: prohibit funding to negotiate if such 
        treaty restricts the right to keep and bear arms (see H.R. 
        5846), H3405 [1JN]
      Veterans: expand eligibility for concurrent receipt of military 
        retired pay or combat-related compensation with service-
        connected disability benefits and eliminate phase-in period 
        for such benefits (see H.R. 303), H4828 [11JY]
  Bills and resolutions introduced
      Immigration: require verification of the immigration status of 
        recipients of Federal benefit programs (see H.R. 6000), H3974 
        [21JN]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: ensure coverage 
        offered under multi-State qualified health plans offered in 
        exchanges is consistent with the Federal abortion funding ban 
        (see H.R. 4971), H2267 [27AP]
  Constitutional authority statements
      Immigration: require verification of the immigration status of 
        recipients of Federal benefit programs (H.R. 6000), H3975 
        [21JN]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: ensure coverage 
        offered under multi-State qualified health plans offered in 
        exchanges is consistent with the Federal abortion funding ban 
        (H.R. 4971), H2275 [27AP]
  Remarks
      Abortion: protect pain-capable unborn children in the District 
        of Columbia (H.R. 3803), H5447 [31JY]
      Armed Forces: ensure repeal of ``Don't Ask, Don't Tell'' does 
        not infringe upon the free exercise of religion and rights of 
        conscience of members, including chaplains, H2836 [17MY]
      Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military 
        activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military 
        construction (H.R. 4310), consideration (H. Res. 661), H2836 
        [17MY]
      Donald Danforth Plant Science Center: World Affairs Council of 
        St. Louis International Humanitarian of the Year Award 
        recipient, E987 [6JN]
      Lance Corporal Drew W. Weaver Post Office Building, St. Charles, 
        MO: designate (H.R. 3248), H707 [14FE]
      Lance Corporal Matthew P. Pathenos Post Office Building, 
        Chesterfield, MO: designate (H.R. 3247), H706 [14FE]
      Navy: shipbuilding funding, H2836 [17MY]
      Thanksgiving Day: observance, H6373 [15NO]
      Votes: position on missed, H395 [2FE], H980, 
        H995, H997 [28FE], H1408, 
        H1411, H1419 [20MR], H1558 [26MR], 
        H1599, H1626, H1629 [27MR], 
        H2108 [25AP], H3601, H3618 [7JN], 
        H3688, H3691 [8JN], H4616 [29JN], 
        H4711, H4725 [10JY], H4855 [12JY], 
        H4926 [18JY], H5072 [19JY], H5150 
        [24JY], H5320 [26JY], E262 [28FE], 
        E450 [27MR], E1030 [8JN], E1217 
        [10JY], E1277 [18JY], E1292 [19JY]
  Tributes
      Knowles, William S., E1095 [20JN]
      Moses, Frederic N., E491 [29MR]
      Siebert, Oliver, E1601 [21SE]
      Uhland, William, E913 [31MY]




AKPD MESSAGE AND MEDIA, LLC

  Articles and editorials
      Strassel--Axelrod's Obamacare Dollars, S4442, S4446 [25JN]




AKRON, OH

  Remarks in House
      Gordon, Terry: Akron, OH, Community Foundation Bert A. Polsky 
        Humanitarian Award recipient, E1725 [26OC]
      Rosary Hall (organization): anniversary, E1067 [19JN]




AKRON COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

  Remarks in House
      Gordon, Terry: Akron, OH, Community Foundation Bert A. Polsky 
        Humanitarian Award recipient, E1725 [26OC]




ALABAMA

  Amendments
      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), H1944, H1946, H1955 
        [18AP]
      ------restore resources, ecosystems, fisheries, habitats, and 
        wetlands of Gulf Coast States, and create jobs and revive 
        economy of communities affected by Deepwater Horizon oil spill 
        (H.R. 4348), consideration (H. Res. 619), H1930 [18AP]
  Appointments
      Conferees: H.R. 4348, highway programs reauthorization, 
        TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline permitting approval, and Gulf 
        Coast States resources and economy restoration, S2615 [24AP], 
        H2108 [25AP]
  Articles and editorials
      When States Abuse Women, S1498 [8MR]
  Bills and resolutions
      Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area: conduct 
        suitability and feasibility study for expanding boundary (see 
        H.R. 4630), H2123 [25AP]
      Disasters: provide tax relief relative to Hurricane Isaac 
        disaster area (see S. 3601), S6546 [20SE] (see H.R. 6459), 
        H6231 [20SE]
      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 (see H.R. 4348), H1844 [16AP]
      ------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), consideration (see H. Res. 
        619), H1914 [17AP]
      ------restore resources, ecosystems, fisheries, habitats, and 
        wetlands of Gulf Coast States, and create jobs and revive 
        economy affected by Deepwater Horizon oil spill (H.R. 4348), 
        consideration of conference report (see H. Res. 717), H4603 
        [28JN]
      House of Representatives: compile oral histories from current 
        and former Members involved in the Selma to Montgomery, AL, 
        marches and the civil rights movement (see H. Res. 562), H965 
        [27FE]
      National Park Service: authorize studies of certain areas for 
        possible inclusion in the National Park System (see S. 3399), 
        S5133 [18JY]
      University of Alabama: tribute to football team (see S. Res. 
        361), S208 [31JA] (see H. Res. 518), H78 [18JA]
      Veterans Day: recognize Birmingham, AL, as the home of the 
        longest running celebration and Raymond Weeks for efforts in 
        establishment (see S. Res. 591), S6744 [13NO] (see H. Con. 
        Res. 138), H6231 [20SE]
  Conference reports
      Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) (H.R. 
        4348), H4432-H4601 [28JN]
  Letters
      American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act and Protecting 
        Investment in Oil Shale the Next Generation of Environmental, 
        Energy, and Resource Security (PIONEERS) Act: R. Bruce Josten, 
        U.S. Chamber of Commerce, H833 [16FE]
      Highway programs reauthorization, TransCanada Keystone XL 
        Pipeline permitting approval, and Gulf Coast States resources 
        and economy restoration: Representative Camp, Committee on 
        Ways and Means (House), H1933 [18AP]
      ------Representative Mica, Committee on Transportation and 
        Infrastructure (House), H1933 [18AP]
      Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21): 
        Douglas W. Elmendorf, CBO, S4752 [29JN]
      National Park Service Study Act: Ken Salazar, Sec. of the 
        Interior, S5137 [18JY]
      Restore Gulf Coast resources, ecosystems, fisheries, habitats, 
        and wetlands, create jobs, and revive economy of communities 
        affected by Deepwater Horizon oil spill: Harry Simmons, 
        American Shore and Beach Preservation Association, H834 [16FE]
      ------Marco A. Giamberardino, Associated General Contractors of 
        America, H832 [16FE]
      ------Tish H. Williams, Partners for Stennis (organization), 
        H833 [16FE]
      ------several organizations, H834 [16FE]
  Lists
      State provision of witness travel services funded by Crime 
        Victims Fund victim advocates, S8303 [20DE]
  Motions
      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), H1959 [18AP], H2099 
        [25AP], H2745, H2787 [16MY], H3038, H3044 [17MY], H3250 
        [30MY], H3444, H3447 [5JN], H3499, H3505, H3509 [6JN], H3652 
        [7JN], H3723 [18JN], H3755, H3788 [19JN], H3824, H3868 [20JN], 
        H3948, H3952 [21JN], H4028, H4029 [26JN], H4151 [27JN]
      ------restore resources, ecosystems, fisheries, habitats, and 
        wetlands of Gulf Coast States, and create jobs and revive 
        economy of communities affected by Deepwater Horizon oil spill 
        (H.R. 4348), conference report, S4751, S4752 [29JN]
  Remarks in House
      Anniston, AL: anniversary of Parker Memorial Baptist Church, 
        E921 [31MY]
      Benn, Alvin: Alabama Press Association Lifetime Achievement 
        Award recipient, E204 [15FE]
      Birmingham, AL: tribute to visit by Michelle Obama to Camp Noah 
        at McAlpine Recreation Area, E1329 [25JY]
      Civil rights: anniversary of Selma to Montgomery civil rights 
        marches, E308 [5MR]
      Cliffs Natural Resources, Inc.: commend efforts to rebuild Oak 
        Grove Mine and Concord Preparation Plant after destruction by 
        tornadoes in Alabama, E1433 [3AU]
      Faith & Politics Institute: tribute to Congressional Civil 
        Rights Pilgrimage, E454 [27MR]
      Gadsden, AL: tribute to Gadsden Police Dept., Medal of Valor 
        recipients, E1391 [2AU]
      Gregorius, Robin: SBA Alabama Small Business Person of the Year 
        award recipient, E831 [17MY], E947 [1JN]
      Gulf of Mexico: anniversary of Deepwater Horizon oil spill, E615 
        [23AP]
      ------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, H831-H834 [16FE], E225 [17FE]
      ------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), H1923, H1932-H1962 [18AP], 
        H2011 [19AP], H2099 [25AP], H2460 [9MY], H3391, H3392 [1JN], 
        H3487 [6JN], H3664, H3693 [8JN], H3743, H3744 [19JN], H3817 
        [20JN], H3918, H3946, H3956, H3960 [21JN], H4023-H4025 [26JN], 
        H4067, H4077, H4120 [27JN], E592, E596, E599, E602 [19AP], 
        E663 [26AP], E910 [30MY]
      ------restore resources, ecosystems, fisheries, habitats, and 
        wetlands of Gulf Coast States, and create jobs and revive 
        economy affected by Deepwater Horizon oil spill (H.R. 4348), 
        consideration of conference report (H. Res. 717), H4609-H4614 
        [29JN]
      ------restore resources, ecosystems, fisheries, habitats, and 
        wetlands of Gulf Coast States, and create jobs and revive 
        economy of communities affected by Deepwater Horizon oil spill 
        (H.R. 4348), conference report, H4608, H4616-H4630, H4636, 
        H4637 [29JN], H5634 [2AU], E1176 [28JN], E1205 [9JY], E1238 
        [12JY]
      ------restore resources, ecosystems, fisheries, habitats, and 
        wetlands of Gulf Coast States, and create jobs and revive 
        economy of communities affected by Deepwater Horizon oil spill 
        (H.R. 4348), consideration (H. Res. 619), H1925-H1932 [18AP]
      ------restore resources, ecosystems, fisheries, habitats, and 
        wetlands of Gulf Coast States, and create jobs and revive 
        economy of communities affected by Deepwater Horizon oil spill 
        (H.R. 4348), motion to instruct conferees, H2099 [25AP], 
        H3038-H3049 [17MY], H3444, H3447 [5JN], H3499, H3505-H3513 
        [6JN], H3652-H3658 [7JN], H3664 [8JN], H3788-H3797 [19JN], 
        H3868-H3875 [20JN], H3948-H3955 [21JN], H4151-H4153 [27JN], 
        E699 [27AP], E856 [18MY], E1031 [8JN], E1098 [20JN], E1106 
        [21JN]
      ------restore resources, ecosystems, fisheries, habitats, and 
        wetlands of Gulf Coast States, and create jobs and revive 
        economy of communities affected by Deepwater Horizon oil spill 
        (H.R. 4348), motion to recommit, H1959, H1960 [18AP], H2099-
        H2106 [25AP]
      Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act: raise cap on certain 
        offshore oil and natural gas leasing revenue shared with Gulf 
        Coast States, H779, H780 [15FE], H3910, H3911 [20JN]
      Honor Flight South Alabama (organization): tribute, E758 [10MY], 
        E1508 [13SE]
      House of Representatives: compile oral histories from current 
        and former Members involved in the Selma to Montgomery, AL, 
        marches and the civil rights movement (H. Res. 562), H1031 
        [29FE], H1104-H1113, H1116, H1124 [1MR], E308, E312 [5MR]
      Hundley, Barbara: Jackson, AL, Citizen of the Year award 
        recipient, E945 [1JN]
      Jacksonville, AL: tribute to Jacksonville High School girls' 
        basketball team, E383 [19MR]
      Lightfoot, Robert D.: Medical Association of the State of 
        Alabama Samuel Buford Word Award recipient, E1400 [3AU]
      Mobile, AL: inclusion of Alabama School of Math and Science in 
        Newsweek (publication) ``Best High Schools'' list, E1363 
        [31JY]
      Oxford, AL: tribute to Oxford High School baseball team, E915 
        [31MY]
      Point Clear, AL: express sympathies for victims of Coast Guard 
        helicopter crash in Mobile Bay, H1079 [29FE]
      Roads and highways: prohibit funding for construction of 
        highways in foreign countries and for Birmingham, AL, beltway, 
        H1959, H1960 [18AP]
      Thurmond, Aretha: tribute for participation in Olympic Games, 
        E1329 [25JY]
      Tornadoes: tribute to first responders in Alabama, E651 [25AP]
      United Way: anniversary, E1107 [21JN]
      University of Alabama: tribute to football team, E572 [18AP]
      ------tribute to football team (H. Res. 518), H32 [18JA]
      ------tribute to men's golf team, E1365 [31JY]
      ------tribute to women's softball team, E1367 [31JY]
      Uptagrafft, Eric: tribute for participation in Olympic Games, 
        E1324 [25JY]
      Uptagrafft, Sandra: tribute for participation in Olympic Games, 
        E1319 [25JY]
      White, Sally: Congressional Award Gold Medal recipient, H120 
        [24JA]
  Remarks in Senate
      Alaska Preparedness Month: observance, S6441 [19SE]
      Gulf of Mexico: anniversary of Deepwater Horizon oil spill, 
        S2461 [18AP]
      ------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), S2615 [24AP], S2683 [25AP], 
        S3066, S3069 [10MY], S3223 [16MY], S4452 [25JN], S4690 [28JN]
      ------restore natural resources, ecosystems, fisheries, marine 
        and wildlife habitats, beaches, and coastal wetland of Gulf 
        Coast States, and provide Land and Water Conservation Fund 
        funding, S1507, S1524, S1529 [8MR], S1661 [14MR], S2076 
        [27MR], S2208 [29MR], S2476 [18AP]
      ------restore resources, ecosystems, fisheries, habitats, and 
        wetlands of Gulf Coast States, and create jobs and revive 
        economy of communities affected by Deepwater Horizon oil spill 
        (H.R. 4348), conference report, S4699, S4707, S4708, S4710-
        S4714, S4716 [28JN], S4735, S4741-S4744, S4747-S4764 [29JN], 
        S4810-S4812 [10JY], S5178 [19JY]
      National Park Service: authorize studies of certain areas for 
        possible inclusion in the National Park System (S. 3399), 
        S5136 [18JY]
      Point Clear, AL: express sympathies for victims of Coast Guard 
        helicopter crash in Mobile Bay, S1383 [5MR]
      Senate: tribute to staff who worked on H.R. 4348, Moving Ahead 
        for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) conference 
        report, S4760 [29JN]
      University of Alabama: tribute to football team (S. Res. 361), 
        S222 [31JA]
      Veterans Day: recognize Birmingham, AL, as the home of the 
        longest running celebration and Raymond Weeks for efforts in 
        establishment (S. Res. 591), S6761 [13NO]
  Reports filed
      Consideration of Conference Report on H.R. 4348, Moving Ahead 
        for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21): Committee on 
        Rules (House) (H. Res. 717) (H. Rept. 112-558), H4603 [28JN]
      Consideration of H.R. 4348, Highway Programs Reauthorization, 
        TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline Permitting Approval, and Gulf 
        Coast States Resources and Economy Restoration: Committee on 
        Rules (House) (H. Res. 619) (H. Rept. 112-446), H1914 [17AP]
      Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21): 
        Committee of Conference (H.R. 4348) (H. Rept. 112-557), H4603 
        [28JN]
  Resolutions by organizations
      Constitutional amendment to require a balanced budget: Alabama 
        State Legislature, S8450 [27DE]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 562, compile oral histories from current and former 
        Members of Congress involved in the Selma to Montgomery, AL, 
        marches and the civil rights movement, H1104 [1MR]
      H. Res. 619, consideration of H.R. 4348, highway programs 
        reauthorization, TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline permitting 
        approval, and Gulf Coast States resources and economy 
        restoration, H1925 [18AP]
      H. Res. 717, consideration of H.R. 4348, Moving Ahead for 
        Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21), H4609 [29JN]
      H.R. 4348, highway programs reauthorization, TransCanada 
        Keystone XL Pipeline permitting approval, and Gulf Coast 
        States resources and economy restoration, H1940-H1944 [18AP]
      S. Res. 361, tribute to University of Alabama football team, 
        S213, S222 [31JA]
      S. Res. 591, recognize Birmingham, AL, as the home of the 
        longest running celebration and Raymond Weeks for efforts in 
        establishment of Veterans Day, S6747, S6761 [13NO]
  Tributes
      Sewell, Representative, E308 [5MR]




ALABAMA PRESS ASSOCIATION

  Remarks in House
      Benn, Alvin: Alabama Press Association Lifetime Achievement 
        Award recipient, E204 [15FE]




ALAFOYIANNIS, LOULA LOI

  Remarks in House
      Association of Greek American Professional Women: Woman of the 
        Year award recipient, E1558 [19SE]




ALAMEDA COUNTY, CA

  Remarks in House
      Alameda County Fair Association: dedication of Alameda County 
        Historical Monument, E1080 [19JN]
      Bravewomon, Lynn: Gays and Lesbians Organized for Betterment and 
        Equality (GLOBE) (organization) Pryor Conrad Award recipient, 
        E1684 [5OC]
      East Bay Bicycle Coalition: anniversary, E1775 [15NO]
      Pleasanton, CA: anniversary of Alameda County Fair, E1080 [19JN]




ALAMEDA COUNTY FAIR ASSOCIATION

  Remarks in House
      Alameda County Historical Monument: dedication, E1080 [19JN]
      Pleasanton, CA: anniversary of Alameda County Fair, E1080 [19JN]




ALASKA

  Bills and resolutions
      Air Force: prevent relocation of F-16 aircraft from Eielson AFB, 
        AK (see S. 2073), S350 [6FE]
      Alexander Creek, AK: recognize as a Native village (see H.R. 
        4194), H1305 [8MR]
      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] (see H.R. 6619), H6535 [29NO]
      ------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. 2147), S1194 [1MR] (see S. 2154), S1384 [5MR] (see S. 
        3613), S6625 [21SE]
      Civil Rights Act: repeal exemption for Wards Cove Packing Co. 
        (see H.R. 4275), H1739 [28MR]
      Denali Commission: reauthorize and modify membership (see S. 
        3590), S6545 [20SE] (see H.R. 6478), H6231 [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] (see H.R. 5898), H3480 [5JN]
      Dept. of Justice: issue a report on the Alaska Rural Justice and 
        Law Enforcement Commission (see S. 3373), S4893 [11JY]
      Dept. of the Interior: provide for Indian trust asset management 
        reform (see S. 3679), S8041 [13DE] (see H.R. 6617), H6535 
        [29NO]
      Forest Service: resolve title issues involving real property and 
        equipment acquired using funds provided under the Alaska Kiln 
        Drying Grant Program (see H.R. 3777), H26 [17JA]
      Fort Wainwright, AK: provide for continued lease or eventual 
        conveyance of certain Federal land within the military 
        reservation (see H.R. 6701), H7424 [20DE]
      ------tribute to 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry 
        Division (see S. Res. 459), S3129 [14MY]
      Mount Chosin Few: designate (see H.R. 5928), H3660 [7JN]
      Mount Denali: designate (see S. 2272), S2242 [29MR]
      National Park Service: authorize studies of certain areas for 
        possible inclusion in the National Park System (see S. 3399), 
        S5133 [18JY]
      Native Americans: facilitate development of energy on Indian 
        lands by reducing Federal regulations that impede tribal 
        development of Indian lands (see H.R. 3973), H568 [7FE]
      Pipelines: promote availability of natural gas to North American 
        markets by facilitating construction of Alaska-based pipelines 
        (S. 1812) (see S. 3629), S6800 [14NO]
      Power resources: facilitate domestic energy production to reduce 
        energy costs and spur economic growth and job creation (see S. 
        3445), S5486 [26JY]
      Roads and highways: authorize establishment of a Niblack mining 
        area road corridor (see S. 3330), S4417 [21JN] (see H.R. 
        6227), H5327 [26JY]
      Robert Boochever U.S. Courthouse, Juneau, AK: designate (see S. 
        2251), S2242 [29MR] (see H.R. 4347), H1811 [30MR]
      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]
  Letters
      National Park Service Study Act: Ken Salazar, Sec. of the 
        Interior, S5137 [18JY]
  Remarks in House
      Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act: provide for the settlement 
        of certain claims, H3745, H3758, H3759, H3765, H3776, H3777 
        [19JN]
      ------resolve land claims of the Bering Straits Native Corp. (S. 
        292), H3439, H3440 [5JN], H3575 [6JN]
      Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: oil and gas exploration, H461, 
        H462 [3FE], H477 [6FE], H631, H634, H636 [8FE]
      Civil Rights Act: repeal exemption for Wards Cove Packing Co. 
        (H.R. 4275), E472 [28MR]
      Coast Guard: report on costs of reactivating or interest in 
        purchasing Polar Sea (vessel) before decommissioning and 
        disassembling for scrap, H3551, H3552 [6JN]
      Dept. of Justice: prohibit funding to prevent States from 
        implementing laws that authorize the use, distribution, 
        possession, or cultivation of medical marijuana, H2524-H2529 
        [9MY]
      Dept. of the Interior: establish a competitive oil and gas 
        leasing program for exploration, development, and production 
        of resources of the Coastal Plain of Alaska, H752-H755 [15FE]
      ------expedite a program of competitive leasing of oil and gas 
        in the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska, including at 
        least one lease sale in the Reserve each year during a certain 
        period, H3887 [20JN]
      EPA: repeal designation of the Colville River as an aquatic 
        resource of national importance, H3895 [20JN]
      Fort Wainwright, AK: provide for continued lease or eventual 
        conveyance of certain Federal land within the military 
        reservation (H.R. 6701), E1981 [21DE]
      Honor Flight Alaska (organization): tribute, E1431 [3AU]
      James M. Fitzgerald U.S. Courthouse, Anchorage, AK: designate 
        (S. 1710), H1141, H1142 [5MR]
      Mount Chosin Few: designate (H.R. 5928), E1346 [26JY]
      National forests: exempt national forest lands producing 
        critical minerals and materials from the Roadless Area 
        Conservation Rule, H4844, H4845 [12JY]
      Power resources: establish and implement oil and gas leasing 
        programs for the Outer Continental Shelf and the Coastal Plain 
        of Alaska, and streamline regulation of other energy projects 
        (H.R. 1287), H3663 [8JN]
      ------require additional rights-of-way in and out of the 
        National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska, H3895 [20JN]
      Robert Boochever U.S. Courthouse, Juneau, AK: designate (H.R. 
        4347), H5104, H5105 [23JY]
      Sealaska Corp.: prohibit export of unprocessed timber from 
        certain clear-cut areas in the Tongass National Forest, H3776, 
        H3777 [19JN]
  Remarks in Senate
      Air Force: submit report evaluating upside potential of Eielson 
        AFB, AK, before dismantling or relocation of assets, S7290 
        [30NO]
      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], S2460 [18AP]
      Arctic Ocean: provide for research, monitoring, and observation 
        (S. 2147), S1199 [1MR]
      Armed Forces: tribute to 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 
        25th Infantry Division from Joint Base Elemendorf-Richardson, 
        AK, S6729 [13NO]
      ------tribute to B Co., 1st Battalion, Airborne, 143d Infantry 
        Regiment of Alaska Army National Guard, S6729 [13NO]
      Civil rights: observance of Elizabeth Peratrovich Day and 
        anniversary of Alaska Anti-Discrimination Act, S827 [16FE]
      Coastal zones: impact of debris from Japanese earthquake, S5848-
        S5850 [1AU]
      Crime: tribute to ``Choose Respect'' initiative to reduce rates 
        of domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse, S2204 
        [29MR]
      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]
      ------issue right-of-way permits for natural gas pipeline 
        transportation utility systems in nonwilderness areas within 
        the Denali National Park and Preserve (S. 302), S8609 [31DE]
      Disasters: tribute to Coast Guard and Alaska National Guard for 
        response to severe weather, S115-S117 [26JA]
      EPA: impact of regulations, S5460-S5462 [26JY]
      Fort Wainwright, AK: tribute to 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 
        25th Infantry Division (S. Res. 459), S3133 [14MY]
      Healy (vessel): tribute to Coast Guard icebreaker for ensuring 
        the transfer of fuel for Nome, AK, refueling station, S112 
        [26JA]
      Honor Flight Alaska (organization): tribute, S6051 [10SE]
      Juneau (AK) Empire: anniversary, S6795 [14NO], S6850 [15NO]
      Murkowski, Senator: tribute to interns from Alaska, S5848 [1AU]
      National Park Service: authorize studies of certain areas for 
        possible inclusion in the National Park System (S. 3399), 
        S5136 [18JY]
      Obama, President: evaluation of energy policies, S1182 [1MR], 
        S1381 [5MR], S1403-S1407 [6MR]
      Olympic Games: tribute to Alaska participants, S6534 [20SE]
      Parcha, Aaron: Distinguished Flying Cross recipient, S6892 
        [26NO]
      Power resources: facilitate domestic energy production to reduce 
        energy costs and spur economic growth and job creation (S. 
        3445), S5488 [26JY], S5816 [1AU]
      ------implement oil and gas leasing programs for the Outer 
        Continental Shelf and the Coastal Plain of Alaska, streamline 
        regulation of other energy projects, and reserve right of 
        States to regulate hydraulic fracturing, S2125 [28MR]
      ------provide consumer gas price relief, increase domestic 
        transportation fuel production, and close oil company tax 
        loopholes, S2047 [27MR]
      ------provide for offshore and oil shale energy development and 
        energy-related tax incentives, S1523 [8MR], S1596 [13MR], 
        S1650, S1651 [14MR]
      Renda (vessel): tribute to Russian flagged tanker for ensuring 
        the transfer of fuel for Nome, AK, refueling station, S112 
        [26JA]
      Roads and highways: authorize establishment of a Niblack mining 
        area road corridor (S. 3330), S4420 [21JN]
      Robert Boochever U.S. Courthouse, Juneau, AK: designate (H.R. 
        4347), S6666, S6667 [21SE]
      ------designate (S. 2251), S2246 [29MR]
      Stuemke, Brandon: Distinguished Flying Cross recipient, S6892 
        [26NO]
      Ted Stevens Day: observance, S5462 [26JY]
      Walter Harper Talkeetna Ranger Station, Talkeetna, AK: designate 
        (S. 2273), S2253 [29MR]
      Widener, Christopher: Distinguished Flying Cross recipient, 
        S6892 [26NO]
  Reports filed
      Alaskan Energy for American Jobs Act: Committee on Natural 
        Resources (House) (H.R. 3407) (H. Rept. 112-392), H691 [9FE]
      Alexander Creek, AK, Recognition as a Native Village: Committee 
        on Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 4194) (H. Rept. 112-736), 
        H7516 [31DE]
      Convey Real Property of NOAA in Ketchikan, AK: Committee on 
        Commerce, Science, and Transportation (Senate) (S. 1307) (S. 
        Rept. 112-239), S6800 [14NO]
      Dept. of the Interior Right-of-Way Permits for Natural Gas 
        Pipeline Transportation Utility Systems in Denali National 
        Park and Preserve Nonwilderness Areas: Committee on Energy and 
        Natural Resources (Senate) (S. 302) (S. Rept. 112-107), S41 
        [23JA]
      Kantishna Hills Renewable Energy Act: Committee on Energy and 
        Natural Resources (Senate) (H.R. 441) (S. Rept. 112-129), S42 
        [23JA]
      Native American Energy Act: Committee on Natural Resources 
        (House) (H.R. 3973) (H. Rept. 112-692), H6314 [23OC]
      Native Culture, Language, and Access for Success in Schools Act: 
        Committee on Indian Affairs (Senate) (S. 1252) (S. Rept. 112-
        262), S8363 [21DE]
      Robert Boochever U.S. Courthouse, Juneau, AK: Committee on 
        Environment and Public Works (Senate) (S. 2251), S8451 [27DE]
      ------Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (House) 
        (H.R. 4347) (H. Rept. 112-614), H5077 [19JY]
      Salmon Lake Land Selection Resolution Act: Committee on Natural 
        Resources (House) (S. 292) (H. Rept. 112-428), H1844 [16AP]
  Texts of
      H.R. 4347, Robert Boochever U.S. Courthouse, Juneau, AK, H5104 
        [23JY]
      S. 292, Salmon Lake Land Selection Resolution Act, H3439 [5JN]
      S. 302, Dept. of the Interior issuance of right-of-way permits 
        for natural gas pipeline transportation utility systems in 
        nonwilderness areas within the Denali National Park and 
        Preserve, S8609 [31DE]
      S. 1710, James M. Fitzgerald U.S. Courthouse, Anchorage, AK, 
        H1141 [5MR]
      S. 2147, Arctic Ocean Research, Monitoring, and Observing Act, 
        S1199 [1MR]
      S. 2251, Robert Boochever U.S. Courthouse, Juneau, AK, S2246 
        [29MR]
      S. Res. 459, tribute to Fort Wainwright, AK, 1st Stryker Brigade 
        Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, S3132 [14MY]
      S. Res. 571, tribute to Anchorage, AK, Nunaka Valley Little 
        League junior girls softball team, S6555 [20SE]
  Tributes
      Akaka, Senator, S8268 [20DE]
      Begich, Senator, S196 [31JA]




ALASKA NATIVE CLAIMS SETTLEMENT ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Alexander Creek, AK: recognize as a Native village (see H.R. 
        4194), H1305 [8MR]
  Remarks in House
      Bering Straits Native Corp.: resolve land claims (S. 292), 
        H3439, H3440 [5JN], H3575 [6JN]
      Native Americans: provide for the settlement of certain claims, 
        H3745, H3758, H3759, H3765, H3776, H3777 [19JN]
      Sealaska Corp.: prohibit export of unprocessed timber from 
        certain clear-cut areas in the Tongass National Forest, H3776, 
        H3777 [19JN]
  Reports filed
      Alexander Creek, AK, Recognition as a Native Village: Committee 
        on Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 4194) (H. Rept. 112-736), 
        H7516 [31DE]
      Salmon Lake Land Selection Resolution Act: Committee on Natural 
        Resources (House) (S. 292) (H. Rept. 112-428), H1844 [16AP]
  Texts of
      S. 292, Salmon Lake Land Selection Resolution Act, H3439 [5JN]




ALASKA NATURAL GAS PIPELINE ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Alaska: promote availability of natural gas to North American 
        markets by facilitating construction of Alaska-based pipelines 
        (see S. 3629), S6800 [14NO]




ALASKA QUARTERLY REVIEW (publication)

  Remarks in Senate
      Anniversary, S2918 [7MY]




ALASKA RURAL JUSTICE AND LAW ENFORCEMENT COMMISSION

  Bills and resolutions
      Dept. of Justice: issue a report on the Alaska Rural Justice and 
        Law Enforcement Commission (see S. 3373), S4893 [11JY]




ALASKA SPORTS HALL OF FAME (organization)

  Remarks in Senate
      Tribute, S698 [15FE]




ALASKAN ENERGY FOR AMERICAN JOBS ACT

  Reports filed
      Provisions: Committee on Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 3407) 
        (H. Rept. 112-392), H691 [9FE]




ALASKAN NATIONAL INTEREST LANDS CONSERVATION ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Alexander Creek, AK: recognize as a Native village (see H.R. 
        4194), H1305 [8MR]
  Reports filed
      Alexander Creek, AK, Recognition as a Native Village: Committee 
        on Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 4194) (H. Rept. 112-736), 
        H7516 [31DE]




al-ASSAD, BASHAR (President, Syria)

  Bills and resolutions
      Russia: condemn support of and transfer of weapons to regime of 
        Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and call for an end to such 
        transfers and support of sanctions against and leadership 
        transfer in Syria (see H. Res. 742), H5327 [26JY]
      Syria: condemn human rights violations, collect information on 
        crimes against humanity and take action for those responsible 
        for such crimes, prevent mass atrocities, and support people 
        of Syria (see S. Res. 428), S2546 [19AP]
      ------condemn human rights violations, support the people of 
        Syria, express disappointment over veto of U.N. Security 
        Council resolution condemning violence, and commend Arab 
        League's peace efforts (see S. Res. 379), S850 [16FE]
      ------condemn human rights violations and call for transition to 
        democracy (see S. Res. 370), S494 [9FE] (see S. Res. 435), 
        S2731 [25AP] (see H. Res. 549), H802 [15FE]
      ------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), H3707 
        [15JN]
      ------condemn mass atrocities and human rights abuses and 
        support right of the people to be safe and defend themselves 
        (see S. Res. 424), S2496 [18AP]
      ------condemn Russia for providing weapons and opposing U.N. 
        resolutions on Syria, call for the end of violence against 
        civilians, and support sanctions and a peaceful transition of 
        leadership (see S. Res. 494), S4203 [14JN]
      ------promote U.S. policy objectives through imposition of 
        sanctions, creation of a Syrian Stabilization Fund, support 
        for opposition and democracy efforts, and departure from power 
        of Bashar al-Assad (see S. 2152), S1373 [2MR]
      Turkey: commend efforts to facilitate, host, and care for 
        refugees fleeing escalating violence in Syria (see H. Res. 
        632), H2126 [25AP]
  Letters
      Condemn Russian support and transfer of weapons to regime of 
        Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and call for an end to such 
        transfers and support sanctions and transfer of leadership: 
        Mahmoud Khattab, American Syrian Coalition, E1385 [1AU]
  Remarks in House
      Russia: condemn support of and transfer of weapons to regime of 
        Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and call for an end to such 
        transfers and support of sanctions against and leadership 
        transfer in Syria (H. Res. 742), E1384 [1AU]
      Syria: condemn human rights violations and call for transition 
        to democracy, H1301 [8MR], H1376 [19MR], H2138 [26AP], H3729 
        [18JN], E1046 [15JN]
      ------condemn human rights violations and call for transition to 
        democracy (H. Res. 549), H1029 [29FE], H1144 [5MR]
  Remarks in Senate
      Syria: condemn human rights violations, collect information on 
        crimes against humanity and take action for those responsible 
        for such crimes, prevent mass atrocities, and support people 
        of Syria (S. Res. 428), S2552 [19AP]
      ------condemn human rights violations, support the people of 
        Syria, express disappointment over veto of U.N. Security 
        Council resolution condemning violence, and commend Arab 
        League's peace efforts (S. Res. 379), S1020 [17FE], S1139 
        [29FE], S2552 [19AP]
      ------promote U.S. policy objectives through imposition of 
        sanctions, creation of a Syrian Stabilization Fund, support 
        for opposition and democracy efforts, and departure from power 
        of Bashar al-Assad (S. 2152), S1493 [7MR]
  Reports filed
      Condemn Human Rights Violations, Support People, Express 
        Disappointment Over U.N. Security Council Resolution Veto 
        Condemning Violence, and Commend Arab League's Peace Efforts 
        in Syria: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate) (S. Res. 
        379), S850 [16FE]
      Condemn Human Rights Violations and Call for Transition to 
        Democracy in Syria: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate) 
        (S. Res. 435), S2921 [7MY]
  Texts of
      S. Res. 370, condemn human rights violations in Syria and call 
        for transition to democracy, S503 [9FE]
      S. Res. 379, condemn human rights violations in Syria, support 
        the people of Syria, express disappointment over veto of U.N. 
        Security Council resolution condemning violence, and commend 
        Arab League's peace efforts, S858 [16FE], S1020 [17FE]
      S. Res. 424, condemn mass atrocities and human rights abuses and 
        support right of the people to be safe and defend themselves 
        in Syria, S2502 [18AP]
      S. Res. 428, condemn human rights violations in Syria, collect 
        information on crimes against humanity and take action for 
        those responsible for such crimes, prevent mass atrocities, 
        and support people of Syria, S2551 [19AP]
      S. Res. 435, condemn human rights violations in Syria and call 
        for transition to democracy, S2734 [25AP]
      S. Res. 494, condemn Russia for providing weapons and opposing 
        U.N. resolutions on Syria, call for the end of violence 
        against civilians, and support sanctions and a peaceful 
        transition of leadership in Syria, S4207 [14JN]




ALBANIA, REPUBLIC OF

  Addresses
      Victims of Communism in Albania: Joseph J. DioGuardi, E1253 
        [17JY]
  Bills and resolutions
      History: recognize independence anniversary and commend for 
        protecting Jews who either lived in Albania or sought asylum 
        there during the Holocaust (see S. Res. 601), S6947 [27NO] 
        (see H. Res. 812), H6397 [15NO]
  Remarks in House
      Cleveland Cultural Gardens Federation: dedication of Albanian 
        Cultural Garden, E1580 [20SE], E1666 [28SE]
      Independence: anniversary, H6473 [28NO]
  Texts of
      S. Res. 601, recognize Albania independence anniversary and 
        commend for protecting Jews who either lived in Albania or 
        sought asylum there during the Holocaust, S6948 [27NO]
  Tributes
      Nishani, Bujar, E1666 [28SE]




ALBANIAN AMERICAN CIVIC LEAGUE

  Bills and resolutions
      Albania: recognize independence anniversary and commend for 
        protecting Jews who either lived in Albania or sought asylum 
        there during the Holocaust (see S. Res. 601), S6947 [27NO] 
        (see H. Res. 812), H6397 [15NO]
  Texts of
      S. Res. 601, recognize Albania independence anniversary and 
        commend for protecting Jews who either lived in Albania or 
        sought asylum there during the Holocaust, S6948 [27NO]




ALBANIAN AMERICAN FOUNDATION

  Bills and resolutions
      Albania: recognize independence anniversary and commend for 
        protecting Jews who either lived in Albania or sought asylum 
        there during the Holocaust (see S. Res. 601), S6947 [27NO] 
        (see H. Res. 812), H6397 [15NO]
  Texts of
      S. Res. 601, recognize Albania independence anniversary and 
        commend for protecting Jews who either lived in Albania or 
        sought asylum there during the Holocaust, S6948 [27NO]




ALBANIAN AMERICANS

  Remarks in House
      Cleveland Cultural Gardens Federation: dedication of Albanian 
        Cultural Garden, E1580 [20SE], E1666 [28SE]




ALBANY, GA

  Remarks in House
      Cardiology Associates of Albany, GA: anniversary, E1811 [27NO]
      Hind, Kay: Georgia Council on Aging Distinguished Older Georgian 
        Award recipient, E276 [29FE]
      Marine Corps Logistics Base: tribute to Albany Marine Band, E191 
        [14FE]
      Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany: anniversary, E285 [29FE]




ALBERS, ALISON

  Privilege of the floor
      Senate, S5317 [24JY]




ALBERT E. BRUMLEY & SONS, INC.

  Remarks in House
      Hartford Music Co.: anniversary of ``I'll Fly Away'', H6809 
        [17DE]




ALBERTSON, JENESSA

  Privilege of the floor
      Senate, S5894 [1AU]




ALBRIGHT, MADELINE

  Remarks in House
      Women: tribute to Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients, E930 
        [31MY]




ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO, FEDERAL LAND CONVEYANCE ACT

  Reports filed
      Provisions: Committee on Environment and Public Works (Senate) 
        (S. 3370), S5870 [1AU]




ALBUQUERQUE, NM

  Bills and resolutions
      GSA: convey a parcel of real property in Albuquerque, NM, to the 
        Amy Biehl High School Foundation (see S. 3370), S4892 [11JY]
      University of New Mexico: establish the Cavernous Angioma CARE 
        (Clinical Care, Advocacy, Research and Education) Center (see 
        S. 2082), S494 [9FE] (see H.R. 4008), H692 [9FE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Moore, Jackie Kerby: New Mexico State University Alumni 
        Association Distinguished Alumni honoree, S6850 [15NO]
  Reports filed
      Albuquerque, NM, Federal Land Conveyance Act: Committee on 
        Environment and Public Works (Senate) (S. 3370), S5870 [1AU]




ALCARAZ, BENJAMIN

  Briefings
      Impact of Pacific Asian Consortium in Employment (PACE) Head 
        Start program, E770 [10MY]




ALCATEL-LUCENT CORP.

  Remarks in House
      Bell Labs: tribute, E1220 [10JY]




ALCINDOR, YAMICHE

  Articles and editorials
      Boy Lost in the Shadows, E1952 [19DE]




ALCOA INC.

  Remarks in Senate
      Tribute, S560 [13FE]




ALCOHOL AWARENESS MONTH

  Remarks in Senate
      Observance, S2598 [23AP]




ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES

  Articles and editorials
      More Businesses May Pull Plug on Welfare Cash Cards, H318 [1FE]
  Bills and resolutions
      Dept. of HHS: exempt Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services 
        Administration from sequestration (see H.R. 6692), H7424 
        [20DE]
      ------reauthorize and extend the fetal alcohol syndrome 
        prevention and services program (see S. 2262), S2242 [29MR]
      Drunken driving: modify minimum penalties for repeat offenders 
        for driving while intoxicated or driving under the influence 
        (see H.R. 3810), H114 [23JA]
      Health: extend health information technology assistance 
        eligibility to behavioral health, mental health, and substance 
        abuse professionals and facilities (see H.R. 6043), H4156 
        [27JN]
      Immigration: make detention and deportation mandatory for 
        illegal aliens convicted of drunk driving (see H.R. 3808), 
        H114 [23JA]
      National Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Awareness Day: 
        designate (see S. Res. 536), S5871 [1AU]
      Taxation: extend the increased limitation on the cover over of 
        tax on distilled spirits to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands 
        (see H.R. 4374), H1914 [17AP]
      Veterans: establish veterans' treatment courts (see S. 3702), 
        S8302 [20DE]
  Letters
      Welfare Integrity Now (WIN) for Children and Families Act: Tom 
        Hansen and Barbara W. Ballard, National Conference of State 
        Legislatures, H318 [1FE]
      ------Tracy L. Wareing, American Public Human Services 
        Association, and Paul Lefkowitz, National Association of State 
        TANF Administrators, H318 [1FE]
  Lists
      Washington Regional Alcohol Program (organization) Law 
        Enforcement Award of Excellence recipients, E2038 [2JA]
  Remarks in House
      Alchemy Brewing, LLC: tribute, H5933 [13SE]
      Bacardi & Co. Ltd.: anniversary, E65 [24JA]
      Dept. of Defense: authorize a pilot program on enhancements of 
        efforts on mental health in the National Guard and Reserves 
        through community partnerships, E1993 [21DE]
      ------prohibit military promotion boards from considering any 
        information regarding mental health or addiction issues, 
        except in cases where individuals are determined to be a 
        danger to themselves or others, H3054-H3056 [17MY]
      Ed Keating Center, Inc.: tribute, E1575 [20SE]
      Hitchcock Center for Women Inc.: anniversary, E1375 [1AU]
      Mothers Against Drunk Driving (organization): tribute to Prince 
        William County, VA, chapter, E936 [31MY]
      National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: development of 
        alcohol detection system to prevent drunken driving injuries 
        and fatalities, H4107, H4108 [27JN]
      Public welfare programs: require States to implement policies to 
        prevent assistance under the Temporary Assistance for Needy 
        Families Program from being used in strip clubs, casinos, and 
        liquor stores (H.R. 3567), H226, H315-H322 [1FE], E152 [7FE]
      Veterans: authorize veterans' treatment courts and encourage 
        services for veterans through drug courts, H2389 [8MY]
      Warren Coalition: tribute to Youth Hero medal recipients, E683 
        [27AP]
      Washington Regional Alcohol Program (organization): anniversary, 
        E2038 [2JA]
  Remarks in Senate
      Alcohol Awareness Month: observance, S2598 [23AP]
      Baxter Brewing Co.: BevNet (publication) New Brewery of the Year 
        award recipient, S1457 [7MR]
      Bull Jagger Brewing Co.: tribute, S258 [1FE]
      Dept. of Agriculture: Market Access Program funding, S4336 
        [20JN]
      Livingston, Luke: inclusion in Forbes (publication) ``30 Under 
        30 Food & Wine'' list, S1457 [7MR]
      National Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Awareness Day: 
        designate (S. Res. 536), S5898 [1AU]
  Statements
      Tribute to Leadership To Keep Children Alcohol Free Foundation: 
        Senator Hoeven, S3622-S3625 [24MY]
  Texts of
      H.R. 3567, Welfare Integrity Now (WIN) for Children and Families 
        Act, H315 [1FE]
      S. Res. 536, National Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Awareness 
        Day, S5883, S5899 [1AU]




ALCORN, WALTER

  Remarks in House
      Fairfax County, VA: Citizen of the Year award recipient, E402 
        [21MR]




ALDEN, IA

  Remarks in House
      Tibbs, Laura: Girl Scout Gold Award recipient, E1554 [19SE]




ALDEN, NY

  Remarks in House
      Alden Farmers Market: tribute, E1578 [20SE]




ALDIE, VA

  Remarks in House
      Mercer Middle School: tribute to winter food drive, E478 [28MR]




ALEJANDRE, ARMANDO, JR.

  Remarks in House
      Cuba: anniversary of downing of Brothers to the Rescue 
        (organization) aircraft by Cuban fighter jets, H1291 [8MR]




ALEXANDER, KEITH B.

  Letters
      Cybersecurity Act (CSA2012), S5704 [31JY]
      Privacy impact of collection of domestic communications and 
        personally identifiable data under the Foreign Intelligence 
        Surveillance Act amendments, S8457 [28DE]




ALEXANDER, LAMAR (a Senator from Tennessee)

  Addresses
      Bipartisan Policy Center Century of Service Honorees: Howard H. 
        Baker, Jr., S2127 [28MR]
      Filibuster--``Democracy's Finest Show . . . The Right To Talk 
        Your Head Off'': by, S7318 [3DE]
      Film Introduction About Howard H. Baker, Jr.: by, S2126 [28MR]
      Fund for American Studies Congressional Scholarship Award 
        Dinner: by, S5206 [19JY]
  Amendments
      Agriculture: continue certain programs (S. 3240), S3846 [7JN], 
        S4275 [19JN]
      Appropriations: making for Dept. of Defense and other Federal 
        departments and agencies, rescind unobligated stimulus funds, 
        and reduce discretionary spending (H.R. 1), S8208 [19DE]
      Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military 
        activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military 
        construction (S. 3254), S7238, S7258 [29NO], S7297 [30NO]
      Dept. of Education: extend the reduced interest rate for Federal 
        Direct Stafford Loans (S. 2343), S3609, S3640 [24MY]
      Dept. of HHS: reduce preterm labor, delivery, and risk of 
        pregnancy-related deaths and complications due to pregnancy, 
        and reduce infant mortality caused by prematurity (S. 1440), 
        S6860, S6869 [15NO]
      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), S3453, S3455 [22MY]
      Postal Service: improve, sustain, and transform (S. 1789), S2515 
        [18AP]
      Roads and highways: extend Federal-aid highway, highway safety, 
        motor carrier safety, transit, and other Highway Trust Fund-
        funded programs (S. 1813), S543 [9FE], S787, S796 [15FE], S861 
        [16FE], S1152 [29FE], S1389 [5MR]
      Taxation: extend Bush administration tax cuts and other tax 
        relief for families making less than a certain annual income 
        and provide alternative minimum tax relief (S. 3412), S5383 
        [25JY]
      ------provide a temporary income tax credit for increased 
        payroll and extend bonus depreciation for certain business 
        assets (S. 2237), S4828 [10JY], S4896 [11JY], S4973 [12JY]
      ------provide incentives for businesses to bring jobs and 
        business activity back to the U.S. (S. 3364), S5213 [19JY]
      Violence Against Women Act: reauthorize (S. 1925), S2865 [26AP]
  Appointments
      Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies (Joint), S1399 [5MR]
      Committee to escort the President, H151 [24JA]
  Articles and editorials
      Air Rule Will Literally Save Us, William Lawson, Nashville (TN) 
        Tennessean, S4319 [20JN]
      Do You Want the Good News First? Thomas L. Friedman, New York 
        (NY) Times, S3761 [6JN]
      Filibuster Reform--Avoid the `Nuclear Option', Richard A. 
        Arenberg, Washington (DC) Post, S7317 [3DE]
      Puff, the Magic Drag on the Economy--Time To Let the Pernicious 
        Production Tax Credit for Wind Power Blow Away, by, Wall 
        Street Journal, S6530 [20SE]
      Republicans Blow With the Wind--Another Industry Wants To Keep 
        Its Taxpayer Subsidies, Wall Street Journal, S1453 [7MR]
      Senate Rule Changes Come With Risk, Martin P. Paone, Hill 
        (publication), S3250 [17MY], S7316 [3DE]
      Time for a Medicaid-Education Grand Swap, by, Wall Street 
        Journal, S3762 [6JN]
      Town Turns Off Wind, Opts for Solar Energy, Robert Knox, Boston 
        (MA) Globe, S670 [15FE]
      Turbines in the Backyard--The Sound and the Strobes, Andy 
        Webster, New York (NY) Times, S669 [15FE]
      Why the Wind Industry Is Full Hot Air and Costing You Big Bucks, 
        Robert Bryce, FoxNews.com (Internet site), S669 [15FE]
      Wind Farms Multiply, Fueling Clashes With Nearby Residents, 
        Tiffany Hsu, Los Angeles (CA) Times, S670 [15FE]
  Bills and resolutions cosponsored
      Abdnor, James: tribute (see S. Res. 475), S3631 [24MY]
      Agriculture: phase out sugar price support program and marketing 
        allotments (see S. 25), S1089 [28FE]
      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: cut and cap Federal spending, enact balanced budget 
        constitutional amendment, and replace sequester with other 
        budget cuts (see S. 3482), S5976 [2AU]
      Capitol Building and Grounds: authorize use of rotunda and 
        Emancipation Hall for Presidential inauguration ceremonies 
        (see S. Con. Res. 36), S1195 [1MR]
      Collective bargaining: ensure fairness in election procedures 
        with respect to collective bargaining representatives (see S. 
        1425), S1050 [27FE]
      Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies (Joint): establish (see S. 
        Con. Res. 35), S1195 [1MR]
      Congress: approve permit for the Keystone XL Pipeline (see S. 
        2041), S163 [30JA]
      Crime: establish criminal offense for fraudulent claims about 
        military service (see S. 1728), S4822 [10JY]
      Dept. of Commerce: produce, with other relevant agencies, a 
        report on enhancing the competitiveness of the U.S. in 
        attracting foreign direct investments (see S. 3274), S3901 
        [11JN]
      Dept. of Energy: improve high-end computing research and 
        development program (see S. 3459), S5732 [31JY]
      Dept. of HHS: ensure religious conscience protections relative 
        to insurance coverage of certain women's preventive health 
        services (see S. 2043), S351 [6FE]
      Dept. of Justice: support appointment of an independent special 
        counsel to investigate leaked intelligence information on 
        covert operations (see S. Res. 489), S4205 [14JN]
      Dept. of Labor: prohibit finalization of certain proposed child 
        labor rules relative to family farming (see S. 2221), S1932 
        [21MR]
      Diseases: issue semipostal stamp to support Alzheimer's disease 
        research (see S. Res. 176), S4152 [13JN]
      Economy: provide a comprehensive deficit reduction plan through 
        dollar for dollar debt ceiling increase and entitlement 
        program reform (see S. 3673), S8507 [28DE]
      Fair Labor Standards Act: preserve companionship services 
        exemption for minimum wage and overtime pay (see S. 3280), 
        S3838 [7JN]
      FDA: ensure continued research and development of drugs and 
        medical devices for use in children (see S. 2289), S2392 
        [17AP]
      Financial institutions: address fee disclosure requirements (see 
        S. 3204), S4893 [11JY]
      Food industry: improve and clarify certain disclosure 
        requirements for restaurants, similar retail food 
        establishments, and vending machines (see S. 3574), S6628 
        [21SE]
      Health: repeal excise tax on medical devices (see S. 17), S2324 
        [16AP]
      ------repeal mandate that individuals purchase health insurance 
        (see S. 19), S5047 [16JY]
      Inouye, Daniel K.: tribute (see S. Res. 624), S8138 [18DE]
      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: 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]
      Land-Grant College Act: anniversary (see S. Res. 502), S4368 
        [20JN]
      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), S4369 [20JN]
      Manhattan Project National Historical Park: establish (see S. 
        3300), S4203 [14JN]
      McGovern, George S.: tribute (see S. Res. 607), S7303 [30NO]
      Medicare: clarify application of secondary payer rules (see S. 
        1718), S4239 [18JN]
      ------ensure continued access of beneficiaries to diagnostic 
        imaging services (see S. 2347), S5382 [25JY]
      ------modernize payments for ambulatory surgical centers (see S. 
        1173), S4822 [10JY]
      Members of Congress: prohibit receipt of pay after October 1 of 
        any fiscal year in which a concurrent budget resolution and 
        regular appropriations bills have not been approved (see S. 
        1981), S7040 [28NO]
      Motor vehicles: improve certain laws relative to use of high 
        occupancy vehicle facilities (see S. 3191), S3234 [16MY]
      National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week: designate 
        (see S. Res. 546), S5978 [2AU]
      National Baseball Hall of Fame: mint coins in recognition and 
        celebration (see S. 2036), S4369 [20JN]
      National Character Counts Week: designate (see S. Res. 569), 
        S6455 [19SE]
      National Charter Schools Week: support goals and ideals (see S. 
        Res. 447), S2968 [8MY]
      National Chess Day: designate (see S. Res. 539), S5871 [1AU]
      National Child Awareness Month: designate (see S. Res. 522), 
        S5047 [16JY]
      National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week: 
        designate (see S. Res. 579), S6626 [21SE]
      National Nurse-Managed Health Clinic Week: designate (see S. 
        Res. 603), S7215 [29NO]
      National Wildlife Refuge Week: designate (see S. Res. 580), 
        S6626 [21SE]
      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]
      Nicklaus, Jack: award Congressional Gold Medal (see S. 3252), 
        S5134 [18JY]
      NLRB: disapprove rule relative to representation election 
        procedures (see S.J. Res. 36), S850 [16FE]
      ------permit employers to pay higher wages to their employees 
        who are working under a union contract (see S. 3221), S3730 
        [5JN]
      North American Wetlands Conservation Act: extend authorization 
        of appropriations for allocation to carry out approved 
        wetlands conservation projects (see S. 2282), S3731 [5JN]
      Nuclear weapons: designate a national day of remembrance for 
        workers of the U.S. nuclear weapons program (see S. Res. 519), 
        S5047 [16JY]
      Parks, Rosa: tribute (see S. Res. 618), S8042 [13DE]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: repeal prohibition 
        on using medical savings account funds to purchase over-the-
        counter medications (see S. 1368), S4418 [21JN]
      Pro Football Hall of Fame: mint coins in recognition and 
        celebration (see S. 3077), S8452 [27DE]
      Public debt: disapprove the President's exercise of authority to 
        increase the debt limit (see S.J. Res. 34), S42 [23JA]
      Public welfare programs: disapprove rule relative to waivers of 
        Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program work 
        requirements (see S.J. Res. 50), S6342 [13SE]
      ------prohibit waivers relative to compliance with Temporary 
        Assistance for Needy Families Program work requirements (see 
        S. 3397), S5305 [24JY]
      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 
        (see S. 3512), S5977 [2AU]
      Rudman, Warren: tribute (see S. Res. 604), S7215 [29NO]
      Small Business Saturday: designate (see S. Res. 589), S6626 
        [21SE]
      Specter, Arlen: tribute (see S. Res. 612), S7703 [10DE]
      Taxation: exclude from gross income any prizes or awards 
        received by Olympic medal winners (see S. 3471), S5980 [2AU]
      ------extend and modify the railroad track maintenance credit 
        (see S. 672), S75 [24JA]
      ------make permanent rule providing 5-year amortization of 
        expenses incurred in creating or acquiring music or music 
        copyrights (see S. 2258), S2242 [29MR]
      ------provide an additional religious exemption from the 
        individual health coverage mandate (see S. 3695), S8203 [19DE]
      ------qualify formerly homeless youth who are students for 
        purposes of low income housing tax credit (see S. 3494), S6746 
        [13NO]
      Tobacco products: clarify FDA jurisdiction over certain tobacco 
        products and protect jobs and small businesses involved in the 
        sale, manufacturing, and distribution of cigars (see S. 1461), 
        S132 [26JA]
      Twain, Mark: mint commemorative coins (see S. 1929), S4725 
        [28JN]
      Violence Against Women Act: reauthorize (see S. 2338), S2601 
        [23AP]
      Wallenberg, Raoul: award Congressional Gold Medal (see S. 1591), 
        S2497 [18AP]
      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]
      World War II: award Congressional Gold Medal to members of the 
        Civil Air Patrol (see S. 418), S1680 [14MR]
      ------tribute to members of the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders for 
        contributions toward the defeat of Japan (see S. Res. 418), 
        S2324 [16AP]
  Bills and resolutions introduced
      American Eagle Day: designate (see S. Res. 498), S4299 [19JN]
      Dept. of Education: extend the reduced interest rate for Federal 
        Direct Stafford Loans (see S. 2366), S2731 [25AP]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: establish an F-4 nonimmigrant visa 
        for aliens pursuing advanced degrees in science, technology, 
        engineering, or mathematics and authorize conditional 
        permanent residency for such aliens (see S. 3192), S3234 
        [16MY]
  Excerpts
      ``Good Fight--Hard Lessons From Searchlight to Washington'': 
        Senator Reid and Mark Warren, S7316 [3DE]
  Letters
      Marketplace Fairness Act: several Senators, S817 [16FE]
  Lists
      Quotes from Senators and ``Mr. Smith Goes to Washington'' 
        (motion picture) relative to Senate filibuster rules, S7319 
        [3DE]
  Remarks
      Agriculture: continue certain programs (S. 3240), S4275 [19JN]
      Appropriations: legislative process, S1041, S1042, S1044, S1045, 
        S1046 [27FE], S5112-S5114 [18JY], S5271, S5272, S5273, S5274 
        [24JY]
      ------making for Dept. of Defense and other Federal departments 
        and agencies, rescind unobligated stimulus funds, and reduce 
        discretionary spending (H.R. 1), S8426 [27DE]
      Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act: permanently extend and 
        strengthen, S3400 [22MY]
      Budget: deficit, S8026 [13DE]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2012-2022 (S. Con. 
        Res. 42), motion to proceed, S3199 [16MY]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2013-2022 (H. Con. 
        Res. 112), motion to proceed, S3199 [16MY]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2013-2022 (S. Con. 
        Res. 37), motion to proceed, S3199 [16MY]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2013-2022 (S. Con. 
        Res. 41), motion to proceed, S3199 [16MY]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2013-2022 (S. Con. 
        Res. 44), motion to proceed, S3199 [16MY]
      Business and industry: empower States to require online 
        retailers to collect and remit State sales and use taxes, 
        S4880 [11JY]
      ------empower States to require online retailers to collect and 
        remit State sales and use taxes (S. 1832), S815-S817 [16FE]
      Colleges and universities: improve efforts to make higher 
        education more affordable, S2675 [25AP]
      Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (Senate): 
        investigation of fungal meningitis outbreak resulting from 
        tainted medication, S6846 [15NO]
      Congress: accomplishments of the 112th Congress, S6476 [20SE]
      Corps of Engineers: port deepening projects funding, S1045, 
        S1046 [27FE]
      Dept. of Agriculture: prohibit any entity receiving a business 
        and industry direct or guaranteed loan for a wind energy 
        project from receiving any other Federal benefit, assistance, 
        or incentive for the project, S4275 [19JN]
      Dept. of Education: extend the reduced interest rate for Federal 
        Direct Stafford Loans (S. 2343), S3609, S3610 [24MY]
      ------extend the reduced interest rate for Federal Direct 
        Stafford Loans (S. 2343), motion to proceed, S2896 [7MY], 
        S2942, S2944 [8MY], S3003 [9MY]
      ------extend the reduced interest rate for Federal Direct 
        Stafford Loans (S. 2366), S2733 [25AP]
      Dept. of Energy: Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy 
        funding, S3760 [6JN], S5722 [31JY]
      ------National Nuclear Security Administration nuclear 
        modernization program funding, S815 [16FE]
      Dept. of HHS: Prevention and Public Health Fund funding, S2942, 
        S2944 [8MY], S3004 [9MY]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: establish an F-4 nonimmigrant visa 
        for aliens pursuing advanced degrees in science, technology, 
        engineering, or mathematics and authorize conditional 
        permanent residency for such aliens (S. 3192), S3199 [16MY], 
        S3258, S3260 [17MY], S3760 [6JN]
      Economy: avert ``fiscal cliff'' economic crisis through 
        bipartisan agreement on taxes and spending, S7728 [11DE], 
        S8026 [13DE]
      ------invest in innovation through research and development and 
        improve the competitiveness of the U.S., S3258, S3260 [17MY], 
        S3760 [6JN]
      ------national objectives priority assignments, S4628 [26JN]
      ------provide incentives for the creation of jobs and extend and 
        reform certain tax provisions and Federal programs (H.R. 
        3630), S668 [15FE]
      Education: reduce higher education costs, S396-S398 [9FE]
      Energy and water development: making appropriations, S1045, 
        S1046 [27FE]
      EPA: disapprove rule relative to maximum achievable control 
        technology for certain steam generating units (S.J. Res. 37), 
        S3952, S3954 [12JN]
      ------disapprove rule relative to maximum achievable control 
        technology for certain steam generating units (S.J. Res. 37), 
        motion to proceed, S4318 [20JN]
      Eximbank: reauthorize, S2127 [28MR]
      FDA: regulation and oversight of compounding pharmacies to 
        prevent manufacturing and tainting of medications, S6846 
        [15NO]
      ------revise and extend the user-fee programs for prescription 
        drugs and medical devices and establish user-fee programs for 
        generic drugs and biosimilars (S. 3187), House amendment, 
        S4627 [26JN]
      ------revise and extend the user-fee programs for prescription 
        drugs and medical devices and establish user-fee programs for 
        generic drugs and biosimilars (S. 3187), motion to proceed, 
        S3400 [22MY]
      Fowlkes, John T., Jr.: nomination to be district judge, S4802 
        [10JY]
      Hurricanes: making supplemental appropriations for recovery from 
        damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, S8426 [27DE]
      Hurwitz, Andrew D.: nomination to be circuit judge, S3949 [12JN]
      Land-Grant College Act: anniversary, S4627-S4629 [26JN]
      Libraries: anniversary of founding of Carnegie libraries, S4629 
        [26JN]
      Medicaid: funding, S2896-S2898 [7MY]
      ------impact of increased funding obligations on States, S2942 
        [8MY], S3761 [6JN]
      Memphis, TN: tribute to Memphis Academy of Science and 
        Engineering, S3002 [9MY]
      Michigan: State legislature passage of right-to-work law 
        protecting the free choice of individual employees relative to 
        participation in labor organizations, S7729 [11DE]
      National Academy of Sciences: anniversary, S4627-S4629 [26JN]
      National Charter Schools Week: support goals and ideals (S. Res. 
        447), S3002 [9MY]
      Obama, President: evaluation of administration relative to 
        constitutional role of Congress and separation of powers, S286 
        [2FE]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: impact on Medicaid 
        funding, S2011, S2012 [26MR]
      ------repeal, S2011, S2012 [26MR]
      Pediatric Research Equity Act: permanently extend and 
        strengthen, S3400 [22MY]
      Postal Service: improve, sustain, and transform (S. 1789), S2371 
        [17AP], S2468 [18AP]
      Powell, Jerome H.: nomination to the FRS Board of Governors, 
        S3248, S3249 [17MY]
      Power resources: eliminate unnecessary tax subsidies and promote 
        renewable energy (S. 2204), S2127 [28MR]
      ------national energy policy, S1453 [7MR], S2128 [28MR], S3952, 
        S3954 [12JN], S5721 [31JY]
      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, S286 [2FE]
      ------Senate process for confirmation of judicial nominees, 
        S1590 [13MR], S4802 [10JY]
      Senate: legislative process, S3248-S3250 [17MY]
      Senate Rules: reform filibuster rules to improve daily process, 
        S7314 [3DE], S7728 [11DE], S8027 [13DE]
      Stein, Jeremy C.: nomination to the FRS Board of Governors, 
        S3248, S3249 [17MY]
      Taxation: extend Bush administration tax cuts and other tax 
        relief for families making less than a certain annual income 
        and provide alternative minimum tax relief (S. 3412), motion 
        to proceed, S5271 [24JY]
      ------extend production tax credit for wind power, S668 [15FE], 
        S1452 [7MR], S5721 [31JY], S6530 [20SE], S6846 [15NO], S8026 
        [13DE]
      ------prevent professional service income from being 
        mischaracterized as S corporation income to avoid paying 
        payroll taxes, S2944 [8MY]
      ------provide a temporary income tax credit for increased 
        payroll and extend bonus depreciation for certain business 
        assets (S. 2237), motion to proceed, S4880 [11JY]
      ------provide payroll tax relief, S668 [15FE]
      Votes: position on missed, S4760 [29JN]
  Resolutions by organizations
      Tribute to Robert R. Bell: Tennessee Board of Regents, 
        S4362 [20JN]
  Statements
      Filibuster and Its Consequences: Robert C. Byrd (2010), S7317 
        [3DE]
      Marketplace Fairness Act: Several Individuals, S817 [16FE]
  Tributes
      Baker, Howard H., Jr., S2127 [28MR]
      Bell, Robert R., S4362 [20JN]
      Boozman, Senator, S1043 [27FE]
      Hoffman, Bill, S2468 [18AP]
      Hoffman, Wilbur K. (Bill), S1130 [29FE]
      Iman, Neena, S5721 [31JY]
      Inouye, Daniel K., S8106 [18DE]
      Mikulski, Senator, S2229 [29MR]
      Russell, Lowell, S2468 [18AP]
      Summitt, Pat, S2480 [18AP]
      Watson, Franklin N., S2468 [18AP]




ALEXANDER, MARQUIS

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, H2081 [25AP], E605 [19AP], E641 [25AP]




ALEXANDER, MICHAEL L.

  Remarks in Senate
      Tribute, S8297 [20DE]




ALEXANDER, MIRIAM A.

  Letters
      Dept. of HHS Prevention and Public Health Fund funding, S840 
        [16FE]




ALEXANDER, RODNEY (a Representative from Louisiana)

  Amendments
      Appropriations: establish legislative line-item veto to expedite 
        consideration of rescissions (H.R. 3521), H613 [8FE]
  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), H376 [1FE]
      ------protect pain-capable unborn children in the District of 
        Columbia (see H.R. 3803), H513 [6FE]
      Agriculture: codify exemptions for farming, forestry, and 
        ranching relative to permit requirements for dredged or fill 
        material (see H.R. 4278), H2289 [27AP]
      America's Spiritual Heritage Week: designate (see H. Res. 253), 
        H115 [23JA]
      Budget: modify discretionary spending limits to take into 
        account savings resulting from the reduction in the number of 
        Federal employees and apply savings to defense and non-defense 
        categories (see H.R. 3662), H1306 [8MR]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: prohibit implementation of certain 
        immigration policies regarding the exercise of prosecutorial 
        discretion (see H.R. 5953), H3981 [25JN]
      Dept. of Justice: prohibit administration or enforcement of 
        certain accessibility regulations for the disabled relative to 
        pools at public accommodations or provided by public entities 
        (see H.R. 4200), H1808 [29MR]
      Dept. of Labor: phase out issuance of special wage certificates 
        to entities providing employment to disabled individuals at 
        rates of pay below the Federal minimum wage (see H.R. 3086), 
        H1359 [9MR]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: clarify presumptions relating to 
        exposure of certain veterans who served in the vicinity of 
        Vietnam (see H.R. 3612), H3363 [31MY]
      ------issue, upon request, veteran identification cards to 
        certain veterans (see H.R. 2985), H1847 [16AP]
      Disasters: provide tax relief relative to Hurricane Isaac 
        disaster area (see H.R. 6459), H6231 [20SE]
      Ecuador: condemn repression of democracy and human rights, 
        express concern on lack of counternarcotics cooperation and 
        relationship with Iran, and discourage renewal of trade 
        preference systems (see H. Res. 745), H6234 [20SE]
      EPA: 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), H79 [18JA]
      Families and domestic relations: constitutional amendment on 
        parental rights (see H.J. Res. 110), H4158 [27JN]
      Financial institutions: improve examination of depository 
        institutions (see H.R. 3461), H5292 [25JY]
      Gospel Music Heritage Month: designate (see H.J. Res. 119), 
        H6062 [14SE]
      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), H6578 [30NO]
      Iran: express importance of preventing acquisition of nuclear 
        weapons capability and continue economic and diplomatic 
        pressure to secure nonproliferation agreement (see H. Res. 
        568), H1848 [16AP]
      March of Dimes Foundation: mint coins in recognition and 
        celebration (see H.R. 3187), H2569 [9MY]
      Medicare: provide for payment for services of qualified 
        radiologist assistants (see H.R. 3032), H28 [17JA]
      Nicklaus, Jack: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 4040), 
        H1101 [29FE]
      NLRB: disapprove rule relative to representation election 
        procedures (see H.J. Res. 103), H901 [16FE]
      ------permit employers to pay higher wages to their employees 
        who are working under a union contract (see H.R. 4385), H3700 
        [8JN]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: ensure coverage 
        offered under multi-State qualified health plans offered in 
        exchanges is consistent with the Federal abortion funding ban 
        (see H.R. 4971), H2267 [27AP]
      ------protect rights of conscience relative to requirements for 
        coverage of specific items and services (see H.R. 1179), H726 
        [14FE]
      ------repeal prohibition on using medical savings account funds 
        to purchase over-the-counter medications (see H.R. 2529), H903 
        [16FE]
      Presidents of the U.S.: clarify that Executive orders infringing 
        on congressional powers and duties or requiring expenditure of 
        funds not specifically appropriated has no force or effect 
        (see H. Con. Res. 98), H513 [6FE]
      Pro Football Hall of Fame: mint coins in recognition and 
        celebration (see H.R. 4104), H3733 [18JN]
      Securities: provide one-time payments from the SIPC Fund for 
        customers during a pending lawsuit by the SEC against the 
        Securities Investor Protection Corp. (see H.R. 4002), H692 
        [9FE]
      Taxation: clarify that any person who, for commercial purposes, 
        makes available for consumer use a machine capable of 
        producing tobacco products, is a manufacturer of tobacco 
        products (see H.R. 4134), H2447 [8MY]
      ------promote neutrality, simplicity, and fairness in the 
        taxation of digital goods and services (see H.R. 1860), H1915 
        [17AP]
      ------provide collegiate housing and infrastructure grants (see 
        H.R. 1327), H2072 [24AP]
      ------provide exception to additional estate tax for severance 
        of standing timber harvested consistent with a forest 
        management plan (see H.R. 6439), H6280 [21SE]
      ------repeal the individual and employer health insurance 
        mandates (see H.R. 6048), H4603 [28JN]
      ------require individuals to provide their Social Security 
        number in order to claim the refundable portion of the child 
        tax credit (see H.R. 1956), H2447 [8MY]
      ------treat amounts paid for umbilical cord blood banking 
        services as medical care expenses (see H.R. 1614), H1209 [6MR]
      Telecommunications: prohibit universal service support of 
        commercial mobile service through the Lifeline program (see 
        H.R. 3481), H571 [7FE]
      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), H5009 [18JY]
      Wallenberg, Raoul: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 
        3001), H1741 [28MR]
  Bills and resolutions introduced
      Dept. of Labor: disapprove rule relative to temporary non-
        agricultural employment of H-2B aliens in the U.S. (see H.J. 
        Res. 104), H944 [17FE]
  Constitutional authority statements
      Dept. of Labor: disapprove rule relative to temporary non-
        agricultural employment of H-2B aliens in the U.S. (H.J. Res. 
        104), H944 [17FE]
  Remarks
      Appropriations: establish legislative line-item veto to expedite 
        consideration of rescissions (H.R. 3521), H613 [8FE]
      Burmah, Norman and Norma: Louisiana Family Forum (organization) 
        Marriage Hall of Fame inductees, E286 [29FE]
      Corps of Engineers: exempt from legislative line-item veto, H613 
        [8FE]
      Grambling State University: anniversary, E1430 [3AU]
      Monroe, LA: tribute to St. Francis Medical Center auxiliary 
        members, E285 [29FE]
      West Monroe, LA: anniversary of Mount Vernon Baptist Church, 
        E1318 [25JY]
  Tributes
      Addison, Carl, E1360 [31JY]
      Bolton, Roscoe, E390 [20MR]
      Bolton, Roscoe A., E1759 [15NO]
      Bruscato, Angela, E285 [29FE]
      Carter, Roger M., E1821 [28NO]
      Cascio, Victor, E1584 [21SE]
      Cleveland, James F., E1511 [13SE]
      Davis, Charlie D., E1758 [15NO]
      Lemoine, Bonnie, E1147 [27JN]
      Mintz, Saul, E1588 [21SE]
      Pyles, Jimmy, E1826 [28NO]
      Stassi, Annette, E1586 [21SE]




ALEXANDER CREEK, AK

  Bills and resolutions
      Native Americans: recognize as a Native village (see H.R. 4194), 
        H1305 [8MR]
  Reports filed
      Alexander Creek, AK, Recognition as a Native Village: Committee 
        on Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 4194) (H. Rept. 112-736), 
        H7516 [31DE]




ALEXANDRIA, VA

  Remarks in House
      Days of Remembrance: observance, E550 [17AP]
      Gillispie, Ilene: Dept. of State Critical Language Scholarship 
        recipient, E2037 [2JA]
      Links, Inc.: anniversary of Arlington, VA, chapter, E297 [1MR]
      Northern Virginia Black Chamber of Commerce: tribute to Business 
        Honor Award recipients, E2036 [2JA]
      Patent and Trademark Office: tribute to National Trademark Expo, 
        E1552 [19SE]
      Rodriguez, Andrew: Amateur Athletic Union James E. Sullivan 
        Award recipient, E482 [29MR]




ALEXION INC.

  Remarks in House
      Smithfield, RI: tribute to Alexion Inc., biopharmaceutical 
        manufacturing facility, E1636 [21SE]




ALEYNIKOV, SERGEY

  Remarks in House
      Courts: overturning of conviction for stealing proprietary 
        computer source codes from Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., H6848, 
        H6849 [18DE]




ALFORD, EDWARD M.

  Reports
      Political Contributions of Executive Nominees, S4297 [19JN]
  Reports filed
      Nomination To Be Ambassador to Gambia: Committee on Foreign 
        Relations (Senate), S4297 [19JN]




ALFRED P. SLOAN FOUNDATION

  Remarks in Senate
      Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace 
        Flexibility: tribute to recipients, S3726-S3728 [5JN]




ALGAZE, DAVID

  Prayers
      House of Representatives, H4786 [11JY]
  Remarks in House
      Tribute, H4786 [11JY]




ALGERIA, PEOPLE'S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF

  Remarks in House
      Africa: condemn human rights abuses of the Sahrawi people of 
        Western Sahara, H6741 [12DE]
  Statements
      Declaration to Moroccan-Controlled Western Sahara and Sahrawi 
        Refugee Camps in Algeria--Summary of Preliminary Observations: 
        Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights 
        (organization), E1647 [21SE]
      Moroccan Initiative in the Western Sahara: Moroccan American 
        Center for Policy, E1963-E1965 [19DE]




ALHAMBRA, CA

  Remarks in House
      Vargas, Joanna: California 29th Congressional District Woman of 
        the Year award recipient, E475 [28MR]




ALI, MUHAMMAD

  Bills and resolutions
      Dept. of State: establish the Muhammad Ali Legacy Grant Program 
        to promote global respect, understanding, and communication 
        (see H.R. 3795), H78 [18JA]
  Remarks in House
      Dept. of State: establish the Muhammad Ali Legacy Grant Program 
        to promote global respect, understanding, and communication 
        (H.R. 3795), H45 [18JA]
      Tribute, H38 [18JA], E228 [17FE]




ALI, QUASEM

  Remarks in House
      Bangladesh: call for release of political prisoners, E1176 
        [28JN]




ALI, RUSSLYNN

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1913 [12DE]




ALIBHAI, SULEIMAN

  Remarks in House
      Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington: 
        Professional Service Award recipient, E212 [16FE]




ALIENS  see Immigration; Refugees




ALL TRUST HOME CARE, INC.

  Remarks in House
      Rohan, Mike: SBA Illinois Small Business Entrepreneurial Success 
        of the Year award recipient, H3488 [6JN]




ALLARD, MONICA

  Essays
      State of the Union, S123 [26JA]




ALLEGHENY COUNTY, PA

  Remarks in House
      Ameris, Philip: Allegheny County, PA, Labor Council Man of the 
        Year award recipient, E531 [16AP]
      Coultas, Carol: Allegheny County, PA, Labor Council Woman of the 
        Year award recipient, E531 [16AP]




ALLEGHENY COUNTY, PA, LABOR COUNCIL

  Remarks in House
      Ameris, Philip: Allegheny County, PA, Labor Council Man of the 
        Year award recipient, E531 [16AP]
      Coultas, Carol: Allegheny County, PA, Labor Council Woman of the 
        Year award recipient, E531 [16AP]




ALLEGRO, NICOLAS

  Remarks in House
      Virginia: tribute to students selected for U.S. Army All-
        American Bowl Marching Band, E1 [6JA]




ALLEN, ANTHONY

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1644 [21SE]




ALLEN, CHARLES

  Poems
      ``Praetorians,'' Albert C. Caswell, S6539 [20SE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Tribute, S6539 [20SE]




ALLEN, ERNIE

  Letters
      Mandatory minimum sentencing for possession of child pornography 
        and U.S. Marshals Service subpoena authority to investigate 
        unregisterd sex offenders, S2757, S2793 [26AP]
      Tribute: Senator McConnell, S6836 [15NO]
  Remarks in House
      Tribute, H5634 [2AU]
  Remarks in Senate
      Tribute, S6835 [15NO]




ALLEN, JACQUELINE C.

  Proclamations
      Tribute to Jacqueline C. Allen: Representative Moore, E1537 
        [14SE]




ALLEN, JALISA

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1104 [21JN]




ALLEN, JESSICA

  Remarks in House
      Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth: award 
        recipient, E812 [16MY]




ALLEN, JIM

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1757 [15NO]




ALLEN, JOHN

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, H2214 [27AP]




ALLEN, JULIANNE E. MARKS

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1597 [21SE]




ALLEN, LaVERDA O.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E145 [6FE]




ALLEN, NORRIS K., SR.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E14 [13JA]




ALLEN, PAUL

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E443 [26MR], E523 [16AP]




ALLEN, PHILLIP C.

  Remarks in House
      South Florida Business Leader of the Year: award recipient, E119 
        [2FE]




ALLEN, SHAWANDA L.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1300 [23JY]




ALLEN, WEST

  Letters
      Senate process for confirmation of judicial nominees, S8013 
        [13DE]




ALLEN, WILL

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1758 [15NO]




ALLENTOWN, PA

  Remarks in House
      Anniversary, E1637 [21SE]




ALLENTOWN (PA) MORNING CALL

  Articles and editorials
      Paterno Built Penn State On, Off the Field, H669 [9FE]




ALLERGY & ASTHMA NETWORK MOTHERS OF ASTHMATICS (organization)

  Letters
      Breath of Fresh Air Act, E1425 [3AU]




ALLEYNE, ATNRE

  Remarks in House
      Camden County, NJ: tribute to Camden County Freedom Medal 
        recipients, E105 [1FE]




ALLIANCE FOR BIOSECURITY

  Letters
      Dept. of HHS programs to protect against pandemics and attacks 
        from chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear weapons 
        reauthorization, H7294 [19DE]




ALLIANCE FOR NATURAL HEALTH USA

  Letters
      Designer Anabolic Steroid Control Act, S5384 [25JY]




ALLIANCE FOR NUCLEAR ACCOUNTABILITY

  Letters
      Dept. of Energy nuclear weapons laboratories and production 
        facilities safety, H2843 [17MY]




ALLIANCE FOR YOUNG ARTISTS & WRITERS

  Remarks in House
      Anderson, Anthony: Alliance for Young Artists & Writers National 
        Scholastic Art & Writing Awards gold medal recipient, H3488 
        [6JN]
      Lozada, Marisha: Alliance for Young Artists & Writers Scholastic 
        Art and Writing Award recipient, E794 [15MY]




ALLIANCE OF NUCLEAR WORKERS ADVOCACY GROUPS

  Letters
      Dept. of Energy nuclear weapons laboratories and production 
        facilities safety, H2842 [17MY]




ALLIANCE TO SAVE ENERGY

  Bills and resolutions
      Anniversary (see S. Res. 406), S2030 [26MR]
  Remarks in Senate
      Anniversary (S. Res. 406), S2517 [18AP]
  Texts of
      S. Res. 406, anniversary, S2033 [26MR]
      S. Res. 406, annivresary, S2517 [18AP]




ALLISON, KEVIN M.

  Remarks in House
      House of Representatives: tribute to House Service Award 
        recipients, E1541 [14SE]




ALLY FINANCIAL INC.

  Remarks in House
      Financial institutions: Federal-State civil settlement resulting 
        from probe of abusive foreclosure practices, H672-H675 [9FE]
      ------Federal-State civil settlement resulting from probe of 
        abusive foreclosure practices allowing for review and possible 
        compensation for such foreclosures, H7478 [31DE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Financial institutions: Federal-State civil settlement resulting 
        from probe of abusive foreclosure practices, S395 [9FE]
      Shaw, Mike: Time (publication) Dealer of the Year award 
        recipient, S1420 [6MR]




ALMEIDA, BRYAN

  Remarks in Senate
      Tribute, S4946 [12JY]




ALPHA DELTA KAPPA INTERNATIONAL HONORARY ORGANIZATION FOR WOMEN 
    EDUCATORS

  Remarks in House
      Anniversary, E1620 [21SE]




ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY, INC.

  Remarks in House
      Theta Lambda Omega chapter: tribute to Debutante Scholarship 
        Cotillion, E777 [10MY]
      Tribute, E676 [26AP]




ALPHA PHI ALPHA FRATERNITY, INC.

  Remarks in House
      Miami-Dade County, FL: tribute to Beta Beta Lambda Chapter for 
        contribution to the Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial, E1 
        [6JA]




ALPINE LAKES WILDERNESS ADDITIONS AND PRATT AND MIDDLE FORK SNOQUALMIE 
    RIVERS PROTECTION ACT

  Reports filed
      Provisions: Committee on Energy and Natural Resources (Senate) 
        (S. 322) (S. Rept. 112-108), S41 [23JA]




al-QAEDA (terrorist organization)

  Remarks in House
      Africa: recognize the growing threat of terrorist organizations, 
        E684 [27AP]
      Pakistan: prohibit foreign assistance relative to harboring of 
        al-Qaeda (terrorist organization) and Taliban fighters within 
        borders, H3487 [6JN]




ALSHOUSE, ALEX J.

  Remarks in House
      Boy Scouts: Eagle Scout Award recipient, E567 [18AP]




ALTA, UT

  Remarks in House
      Public lands: convey certain parcels of land to Alta, UT (S. 
        684), H3714 [18JN]
  Reports filed
      Land Parcel Conveyance to Alta, UT: Committee on Natural 
        Resources (House) (S. 684) (H. Rept. 112-434), H1844 [16AP]
  Texts of
      S. 684, Alta, UT, land parcel conveyance, H3714 [18JN]




ALTADENA, CA

  Remarks in House
      Anniversary, E1857 [30NO]
      Seitz, Carolyn Ingram: California 29th Congressional District 
        Woman of the Year award recipient, E520 [16AP]
      Snortland, Ellen: California 29th Congressional District Woman 
        of the Year award recipient, E468 [28MR]




ALTERMAN, STEPHEN A.

  Letters
      Aviation Security Stakeholder Participation Act, H4013 [26JN]




ALTERNATIVE ENERGY  see Power Resources; Renewable Energy




ALTHEA GIBSON EXCELLENCE ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 4130), H1133 [1MR]




ALTMANN, JOSEPH

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E3 [6JA]




ALTMIRE, JASON (a Representative from Pennsylvania)

  Amendments
      Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military 
        activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military 
        construction (H.R. 4310), H3027 [17MY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5856), H4980, H5011 [18JY]
  Bills and resolutions cosponsored
      Agriculture: codify exemptions for farming, forestry, and 
        ranching relative to permit requirements for dredged or fill 
        material (see H.R. 4278), H1739 [28MR]
      Air Force: prohibit permanent relocation of C-130 aircraft 
        assigned to Pittsburgh 911th Airlift Wing (see H.R. 3911), 
        H567 [7FE]
      Animal Welfare Act: provide further protection for puppies (see 
        H.R. 835), H903 [16FE]
      Animals: prohibit shipping, transporting, moving, delivering, 
        receiving, possessing, purchasing, selling, or donation of 
        horses and other equines to be slaughtered for human 
        consumption (see H.R. 2966), H2072 [24AP]
      Appalachian Development Highway System: allow a State to use 
        toll credits toward the non-Federal share requirement for 
        funds made available to carry out highway projects (see H.R. 
        1218), H159 [24JA]
      Armed Forces: prohibit increases in fees for military health 
        care (see H.R. 1092), H1741 [28MR]
      ------provide equity between regular and Reserve component 
        members in the computation of disability retired pay for 
        members wounded in action (see H.R. 4177), H1304 [8MR]
      Best Buddies International, Inc.: provide assistance to support 
        expansion and development of mentoring programs (see H.R. 
        2152), H802 [15FE]
      Budget: increase long-term fiscal accountability of direct 
        spending legislation (see H.R. 6525), H6275 [21SE]
      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), H1210 [6MR]
      Children and youth: protect students from inappropriate 
        seclusion and physical restraint in schools (see H.R. 1381), 
        H5130 [23JY]
      Civil rights: award a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of the 
        pioneers and participants of the civil rights movement (see 
        H.R. 3866), H572 [7FE]
      Dept. of Education: establish Eunice Kennedy Shriver Institutes 
        for Sport and Social Impact (see H.R. 2152), H802 [15FE]
      ------provide grants to States to ensure that students complete 
        the middle grades prepared for success in high school and 
        postsecondary endeavors (see H.R. 1547), H1154 [5MR]
      Dept. of HHS: increase number of permanent faculty in palliative 
        care at allopathic and osteopathic medical schools, nursing 
        schools, and other programs, and promote education in 
        palliative care and hospice (see H.R. 6155), H6280 [21SE]
      Dept. of Labor: require certain Federal job training and career 
        education programs give priority to programs that provide a 
        national industry-recognized and portable credential (see H.R. 
        1325), H1543 [22MR]
      ------strengthen the U.S. workforce investment system through 
        innovation in, and alignment and improvement of, employment, 
        training, and education programs (see H.R. 4227), H3578 [6JN]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: clarify presumptions relating to 
        exposure of certain veterans who served in the vicinity of 
        Vietnam (see H.R. 3612), H1847 [16AP]
      ------provide unlimited eligibility for health care for mental 
        illnesses for veterans of combat service during certain 
        periods of hostilities and war (see H.R. 4315), H1803 [29MR]
      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), 
        H5130 [23JY]
      Diseases: authorize and support psoriasis and psoriatic 
        arthritis data collection and encourage interdisciplinary 
        collaborative research on the relationship between psoriasis 
        and its comorbid conditions (see H.R. 2033), H1391 [19MR]
      EPA: establish centers of excellence for green infrastructure 
        (see H.R. 2030), H2813 [16MY]
      ------prohibit imposing carbon dioxide emissions standards on 
        fossil fuel-fired electric utility generating units unless and 
        until carbon capture and storage is found to be 
        technologically and economically feasible (see H.R. 6172), 
        H5200 [24JY]
      FDA: improve capacity to prevent drug shortages (see H.R. 2245), 
        H182 [25JA]
      Federal agencies and departments: intensify efforts to identify, 
        prevent, and recover payment error, waste, fraud, and abuse 
        within Federal spending (see H.R. 4053), H900 [16FE]
      Foreign trade: apply countervailing duties to nonmarket economy 
        countries (see H.R. 4105), H1099 [29FE]
      ------prevent importation of merchandise into the U.S. in a 
        manner that evades antidumping and countervailing duty orders 
        (see H.R. 3057), H1741 [28MR]
      House Rules: prevent creation of duplicative and overlapping 
        Federal programs (see H. Res. 623), H3916 [20JN]
      Iran: express importance of preventing acquisition of nuclear 
        weapons capability and continue economic and diplomatic 
        pressure to secure nonproliferation agreement (see H. Res. 
        568), H1210 [6MR]
      Korean War Veterans Memorial: authorize and allow certain 
        private contributions to fund a Wall of Remembrance (see H.R. 
        2563), H5711 [2AU]
      Medicaid: cover physician services delivered by podiatric 
        physicians to ensure access by beneficiaries to appropriate 
        quality foot and ankle care (see H.R. 3364), H1210 [6MR]
      Medicare: cover transitional care services to improve the 
        quality and cost effectiveness of care for beneficiaries (see 
        H.R. 6413), H6280 [21SE]
      ------establish a market pricing program for durable medical 
        equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS) (see 
        H.R. 6490), H6274 [21SE]
      ------extend Medicare-dependent hospital (MDH) program and 
        increase payments under the Medicare low-volume hospital 
        program (see H.R. 5943), H5631 [1AU]
      ------provide comprehensive cancer patient treatment education 
        and conduct research to improve cancer symptom management (see 
        H.R. 3790), H1306 [8MR]
      ------strengthen and protect hospice programs (see H.R. 3506), 
        H1154 [5MR]
      ------waive coinsurance for colorectal cancer screening tests, 
        regardless of whether therapeutic intervention is required 
        during the screening (see H.R. 4120), H1847 [16AP]
      Members of Congress: clarify whether a House Member is subject 
        to a deduction in pay due to absence by defining absent as 
        missing any vote held in the House on a given day (see H.R. 
        6085), H5010 [18JY]
      ------prohibit receipt of pay after October 1 of any fiscal year 
        in which a concurrent budget resolution and regular 
        appropriations bills have not been approved (see H.R. 3643), 
        H28 [17JA]
      Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week: support goals and ideals (see 
        H. Res. 560), H1367 [16MR]
      National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: expand, intensify, 
        and coordinate pulmonary hypertension research activities (see 
        H.R. 1810), H7429 [21DE]
      NIH: expand, intensify, and coordinate programs and activities 
        relative to Tourette syndrome (see H.R. 3760), H159 [24JA]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: repeal annual fee on 
        health insurance providers (see H.R. 1370), H5711 [2AU]
      Postal Service: recalculate and restore retirement annuities, 
        eliminate requirement to pre-fund health benefits fund, 
        restrict facility closures, and create incentives to maintain 
        levels of service (see H.R. 3591), H3662 [7JN]
      Presidents of the U.S.: modify monetary allowance payable to a 
        former President (see H.R. 4093), H1016 [28FE]
      Pro Football Hall of Fame: mint coins in recognition and 
        celebration (see H.R. 4104), H1392 [19MR]
      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]
      Special Olympics Sport and Empowerment Act: reauthorize (see 
        H.R. 2152), H802 [15FE]
      Sports: protect and enhance opportunities for recreational 
        fishing, hunting, and shooting (see H.R. 4089), H1154 [5MR]
      Tariff: footwear (see H.R. 2697), H6318 [26OC]
      Taxation: establish ABLE accounts to pay for qualified 
        disability expenses of family members with disabilities (see 
        H.R. 3423), H5860 [11SE]
      ------increase alternative tax liability limitation for small 
        property and casualty insurance companies (see H.R. 2198), 
        H3577 [6JN]
      ------make employers of spouses of military personnel eligible 
        for the work opportunity credit (see H.R. 687), H3807 [19JN]
      ------modify depreciation recovery period for energy-efficient 
        cool roof systems (see H.R. 2962), H3578 [6JN]
      ------permanently extend the 15-year recovery period for 
        qualified leasehold improvement property, restaurant property, 
        and retail improvement property (see H.R. 1265), H115 [23JA]
      ------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), H5860 [11SE]
      ------support and strengthen tax incentives for retirement 
        savings (see H. Con. Res. 101), H901 [16FE]
      ------treat automatic fire sprinkler systems under certain 
        deduction guidelines and as 15-year property for purposes of 
        depreciation (see H.R. 1792), H1134 [1MR]
      ------treat Korea Defense Service Medal recipients as war 
        veterans for purposes of determining whether contributions to 
        posts and organizations of war veterans are charitable 
        contributions (see H.R. 5903), H5712 [2AU]
      Twain, Mark: mint commemorative coins (see H.R. 2453), H641 
        [8FE]
      U.N. Arms Trade Treaty: oppose (see H. Res. 814), H6428 [16NO]
      Veterans: authorize military departments to provide an exception 
        to standards for awarding the Purple Heart for World War II 
        veterans whose service records are incomplete due to damage 
        (see H.R. 6095), H5712 [2AU]
      ------issue a Victory for Veterans stamp (see H.R. 6121), H4863 
        [12JY]
      Voting: require a voter-verified permanent paper ballot (see 
        H.R. 5816), H3103 [17MY]
      Wallenberg, Raoul: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 
        3001), H1017 [28FE]
      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 H.R. 4965), H3481 
        [5JN]
      World War II: award Congressional Gold Medal to members of the 
        Civil Air Patrol (see H.R. 719), H1543 [22MR]
  Bills and resolutions introduced
      Depts. of HHS and Education: carry out a demonstration program 
        to fund mental health first aid training programs at selected 
        institutions of higher education to improve student mental 
        health (see H.R. 5996), H3974 [21JN]
      Sergeant Leslie H. Sabo, Jr. Post Office Building, Ellwood City, 
        PA: designate (see H.R. 5954), H3732 [18JN]
      Tariff: Bayderm bottom DLV-N (see H.R. 4639), H2123 [25AP]
      ------chloromethylbenzene (see H.R. 4633), H2123 [25AP]
      ------ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymers (see H.R. 4636), H2123 
        [25AP]
      ------iminodisuccinate (see H.R. 4641), H2123 [25AP]
      ------Mesamoll (see H.R. 4642), H2123 [25AP]
      ------phenylisocyanate (see H.R. 4635), H2123 [25AP]
      ------p-nitrotoluene (see H.R. 4638), H2123 [25AP]
      ------p-toluidine (see H.R. 4637), H2123 [25AP]
      ------2,3-dichloronitrobenzene (see H.R. 4634), H2123 [25AP]
      ------2-chlorotoluene (see H.R. 4632), H2123 [25AP]
      ------2-phenylphenol (see H.R. 4640), H2123 [25AP]
  Constitutional authority statements
      Depts. of HHS and Education: carry out a demonstration program 
        to fund mental health first aid training programs at selected 
        institutions of higher education to improve student mental 
        health (H.R. 5996), H3975 [21JN]
      Sergeant Leslie H. Sabo, Jr. Post Office Building, Ellwood City, 
        PA: designate (H.R. 5954), H3733 [18JN]
      Tariff: Bayderm bottom DLV-N (H.R. 4639), H2127 [25AP]
      ------chloromethylbenzene (H.R. 4633), H2127 [25AP]
      ------ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymers (H.R. 4636), H2127 
        [25AP]
      ------iminodisuccinate (H.R. 4641), H2127 [25AP]
      ------Mesamoll (H.R. 4642), H2127 [25AP]
      ------phenylisocyanate (H.R. 4635), H2127 [25AP]
      ------p-nitrotoluene (H.R. 4638), H2127 [25AP]
      ------p-toluidine (H.R. 4637), H2127 [25AP]
      ------2,3-dichloronitrobenzene (H.R. 4634), H2127 [25AP]
      ------2-chlorotoluene (H.R. 4632), H2127 [25AP]
      ------2-phenylphenol (H.R. 4640), H2127 [25AP]
  Pledge of Allegiance
      House of Representatives, H905 [17FE], H6809 [17DE]
  Remarks
      Budget: allocation of funds, H716, H718, H719, H720 [14FE]
      Business and industry: eliminate tax incentives to move jobs and 
        profits overseas, H718 [14FE]
      Community colleges: recognize valuable contributions and 
        encourage local partnerships to train and revitalize U.S. 
        workforce, inspire entrepreneurship, educate skilled workers, 
        and invest in local communities, H719 [14FE]
      Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military 
        activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military 
        construction (H.R. 4310), H3031 [17MY]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities, 
        prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction 
        (H.R. 4310), consideration of conference report (H. Res. 840), 
        H7372 [20DE]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5856), H4980 [18JY]
      ------report on feasibility of providing telecommunications 
        services to servicemembers in transit to or from overseas 
        deployment, H3031 [17MY]
      ------Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program funding, H4980 [18JY]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: cell phone communications in rural 
        border areas funding, H3535 [6JN]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5855), H3535 [6JN]
      Dept. of Transportation: carry out a program to improve roadway 
        safety infrastructure in all States to enhance the safety of 
        older drivers and pedestrians, H4624 [29JN]
      ------State distracted driving prevention grant funding, H3953, 
        H3954, H3955 [21JN]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: construction of VA health care center 
        offsite from Butler, PA, Medical Center, H3318 [31MY]
      Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations for military construction and veterans' 
        services (H.R. 5854), H3318 [31MY]
      DiCarlo, Victor: French Legion of Honor Medal of Chevalier 
        recipient, H6681 [11DE]
      Diseases: expand research, prevention, and awareness activities 
        relative to pulmonary fibrosis (H.R. 2505), E48 [19JA]
      Economy: avert ``fiscal cliff'' economic crisis through 
        bipartisan agreement on taxes and spending, H6836, H6864, 
        H6866, H6867 [18DE], H7438 [30DE], H7520 [1JA]
      ------rebuild and modernize country's infrastructure, H6866, 
        H6867 [18DE]
      Employment: importance of manufacturing jobs and Make It in 
        America agenda, H202, H204, H205 [31JA], H716, H718, H719, 
        H720 [14FE]
      Farrell, PA: anniversary of Croatian American Civic Club 
        ``Hrvatski Dom'' Croatian home, E1686 [5OC]
      Federal agencies and departments: intensify efforts to identify, 
        prevent, and recover payment error, waste, fraud, and abuse 
        within Federal spending (H.R. 4053), H6771 [13DE]
      FERC: transfer permitting approval authority over construction 
        of the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline (H.R. 4348), H3744 
        [19JN]
      ------transfer permitting approval authority over construction 
        of the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline (H.R. 4348), motion to 
        instruct conferees, H3039 [17MY]
      Foreign trade: U.S. deficit, H718 [14FE]
      Glenshaw, PA: Shaler North Hills Library recipient of Institute 
        of Museum and Library Services National Medal for Museum and 
        Library Service, H6515 [29NO]
      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), H3744 [19JN]
      ------restore resources, ecosystems, fisheries, habitats, and 
        wetlands of Gulf Coast States, and create jobs and revive 
        economy of communities affected by Deepwater Horizon oil spill 
        (H.R. 4348), motion to instruct conferees, H3039 [17MY]
      Immigration: provide for visas for certain advanced science, 
        technology, engineering, or math (STEM) graduates (H.R. 6412), 
        H6193 [20SE]
      ------provide for visas for certain advanced science, 
        technology, engineering, or math (STEM) graduates and 
        eliminate the diversity immigrant program (H.R. 6429), H6193 
        [20SE]
      Journal: question of approval, H6835 [18DE]
      La Roche College: anniversary, H6670 [5DE]
      Lance Cpl. Anthony A. DiLisio Clinton-Macomb Carrier Annex, 
        Macomb, MI: designate (H.R. 5738), H6480 [28NO]
      Medicare: reform, H6864 [18DE]
      Members of Congress: prohibit receipt of pay after October 1 of 
        any fiscal year in which a concurrent budget resolution and 
        regular appropriations bills have not been approved (H.R. 
        3643), H905 [17FE]
      National Park Ranger Margaret Anderson Post Office, Eatonville, 
        WA: designate (H.R. 5788), H6479 [28NO]
      Obama, President: decision to reject permit for the Keystone XL 
        Pipeline, H44 [18JA]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: impact, H4899, H4900 
        [17JY]
      Pittsburgh, PA: tribute to Fox Chapel Area High School for 
        participation in Library of Congress Veterans History Project, 
        E850 [18MY]
      Private First Class Victor A. Dew Post Office, Roseville, CA: 
        designate (H.R. 3892), H6481, H6482 [28NO]
      Public works: ensure that transportation and infrastructure 
        projects using Federal financial assistance are constructed 
        with steel, iron, and manufactured goods produced in the U.S. 
        (H.R. 3533), H202 [31JA]
      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), H3744 [19JN]
      ------extend Federal-aid highway, highway safety, motor carrier 
        safety, transit, and other Highway Trust Fund-funded programs 
        pending enactment of a multiyear reauthorization (H.R. 4348), 
        conference report, H4624 [29JN]
      ------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, H3039 [17MY], H3953, H3954, 
        H3955 [21JN]
      Sergeant Leslie H. Sabo, Jr. Post Office Building, Ellwood City, 
        PA: designate (H.R. 5954), H6484 [28NO]
      Social Security: prohibit the display of account numbers on 
        Medicare cards (H.R. 1509), H7278 [19DE]
      Staff: tribute, H7473 [31DE]
      Taxation: extend Bush administration tax cuts, provide 
        alternative minimum tax relief, and extend increased expensing 
        limitations (H.R. 8), Senate amendments, H7520 [1JA]
      ------extend production tax credit for wind power, H6538 [30NO]
      ------permanently extend the research and development credit, 
        H716, H718 [14FE]
      ------repeal excise tax on medical devices (H.R. 436), H6810 
        [17DE]
      ------repeal excise tax on medical devices (H.R. 436), 
        consideration (H. Res. 679), H3592 [7JN]
      Transportation: authorize funds for Federal-aid highway, public 
        transportation, and highway and motor carrier safety programs 
        (H.R. 7), H202, H204, H205 [31JA], H720 [14FE]
      ------infrastructure funding, H202, H204, H205 [31JA]
  Remarks in House relative to
      Tribute, H7474 [31DE]
  Tributes
      Costello, Representative, H5905 [12SE]




ALTON, IL

  Remarks in House
      Anniversary, E1223 [11JY]
      Parker, Garret: Illinois Boys and Girls Club Youth of the Year 
        award recipient, E1349 [30JY]
      Union Baptist Church: anniversary, E775 [10MY]




ALTON (IL) TELEGRAPH

  Articles and editorials
      Jersey Orchard Sweeps Apple Cider Awards, E229 [17FE]




ALTOONA, IA

  Remarks in House
      Guldner, Cody: Eagle Scout Award recipient, E1937 [17DE]




ALTOONA, PA

  Remarks in House
      Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School: anniversary, E1596 [21SE]




ALTURAS, CA

  Remarks in House
      Railroads: anniversary of Lake County Railroad, E1633 [21SE]




ALUM, ROLAND A.

  Articles and editorials
      Cuba's Culture of Poverty Persists, E59 [23JA]




ALVARADO, VICENTE

  Remarks in House
      Modesto, CA: inclusion of Dewz Restaurant in the OpenTable, 
        Inc., Diner's Choice ``Best Overall Top 100 Restaurants'' 
        list, E235 [21FE]




ALVARE, HELEN M.

  Letters
      Rights of conscience protection relative to Patient Protection 
        and Affordable Care Act requirements for coverage of specific 
        items and services, S1117 [29FE]




ALVEREZ, FRANCISCO

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E809 [16MY]




ALVIS HOUSE (organization)

  Remarks in House
      Anniversary, E382 [19MR]




ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION

  Letters
      Spending Reductions Through Innovations in Therapies Agenda 
        (SPRINT) Act, S325 [2FE]
  Remarks in House
      Alzheimer's Action Day: observance, E1606, E1618, E1621, E1636, 
        E1640, E1642 [21SE]
      World Alzheimer's Month: observance, E1606, E1618, E1636 [21SE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Alzheimer's Action Day: observance, S6617 [21SE]




AMADOR, ANGELO I.

  Letters
      NLRB rule relative to representation election procedures, S854 
        [16FE]




AMADOR, BRIAN

  Privilege of the floor
      Senate, S5154 [18JY]




AMASH, JUSTIN (a Representative from Michigan)

  Amendments
      Dept. of Defense: making appropriations (H.R. 5856), H4970 
        [18JY]
      Office of the Director of National Intelligence: allow elements 
        of the intelligence community to share cyber threat 
        intelligence with private-sector cybersecurity entities (H.R. 
        3523), H2171 [26AP]
  Bills and resolutions cosponsored
      Abortion: protect pain-capable unborn children in the District 
        of Columbia (see H.R. 3803), H114 [23JA]
      Appropriations: provide for automatic continuing resolutions 
        (see H.R. 3583), H115 [23JA]
      Armed Forces: limit authority to detain U.S. citizens under 
        authorizations for use of military force (see H.R. 3702), 
        H2569 [9MY]
      ------limit use of funds for introduction into hostilities (see 
        H.R. 3709), H945 [17FE]
      ------repeal authority to detain certain terrorists pursuant to 
        authorization for use of military force (see H.R. 3785), H115 
        [23JA]
      Budget: eliminate adjustment for disaster funding (see H.R. 
        4386), H2289 [27AP]
      ------increase transparency in Federal budgeting (see H.R. 
        3581), H115 [23JA]
      ------reform the budget baseline to remove automatic increases 
        in discretionary accounts and to require a comparison to the 
        previous year's spending levels (see H.R. 3578), H159 [24JA]
      CBO: provide a macroeconomic analysis of the impact of 
        legislation (see H.R. 3582), H115 [23JA]
      Controlled Substances Act: exclude industrial hemp from the 
        definition of marijuana (see H.R. 1831), H6828 [17DE]
      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. 5936), H3698 [8JN]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: modify requirements for the visa 
        waiver program (see H.R. 3855), H7516 [31DE]
      Dept. of Justice: transmit to the House of Representatives 
        documents relative to the practice of targeted killing U.S. 
        citizens and targets abroad (see H. Res. 819), H6536 [29NO]
      Drugs: provide an affirmative defense for medical use of 
        marijuana in accordance with the laws of the States (see H.R. 
        6134), H4907 [17JY]
      Ecology and environment: preempt regulation of, action relating 
        to, or consideration of greenhouse gases relative to any 
        Federal policy to mitigate climate change (see H.R. 750), H27 
        [17JA]
      Economic Development Administration: terminate (see H.R. 3090), 
        H2329 [7MY]
      Federal agencies and departments: provide taxpayers with an 
        annual report disclosing the cost of, performance by, and 
        areas for improvements for Government programs (see H.R. 
        3609), H79 [18JA]
      ------provide taxpayers with an annual report disclosing the 
        cost of, performance by, and areas for improvements for 
        Government programs, cosponsorship withdrawn (see H.R. 3609), 
        H116 [23JA]
      Federal employees: extend pay limitation for Members of Congress 
        and Federal employees (see H.R. 3835), H221 [31JA]
      Financial institutions: improve examination of depository 
        institutions (see H.R. 3461), H1807 [29MR]
      ------limit fee disclosure requirement for an automatic teller 
        machine to the screen of that machine (see H.R. 4367), H3734 
        [18JN]
      Government: prioritize obligations if the debt ceiling is 
        reached (see H.R. 2402), H6061 [14SE]
      Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act: repeal health-care 
        related provisions (see H.R. 6079), H4775 [10JY]
      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), H6152 [19SE]
      IRS: disapprove rule relative to the health insurance premium 
        tax credit (see H.J. Res. 112), H5293 [25JY]
      Lance Cpl. Anthony A. DiLisio Clinton-Macomb Carrier Annex, 
        Macomb, MI: designate (see H.R. 5738), H3164 [18MY]
      Oscar G. Johnson Dept. of Veterans Affairs Medical Facility, 
        Iron Mountain, MI: designate circle drive as Sergeant First 
        Class James D. Priestap Drive (see H.R. 3861), H5631 [1AU]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: protect rights of 
        conscience relative to requirements for coverage of specific 
        items and services (see H.R. 1179), H903 [16FE]
      ------repeal (see H.R. 6079), H4775 [10JY]
      Taxation: provide for logical flow of tax return information 
        between partnerships, corporations, trusts, estates, and 
        individuals and modify certain due dates and extension periods 
        (see H.R. 2382), H6152 [19SE]
      ------terminate certain energy tax subsidies and lower the 
        corporate income tax rate (see H.R. 3308), H115 [23JA]
  Bills and resolutions introduced
      Dept. of Justice: prohibit tracking and cataloguing purchases of 
        multiple rifles and shotguns (see H.R. 3814), H158 [24JA]
      Dept. of the Treasury: prohibit payment of surcharges for 
        commemorative coin programs to private organizations or 
        entities (see H.R. 6495), H6274 [21SE]
      Eximbank: abolish (see H.R. 4268), H1641 [27MR]
  Constitutional authority statements
      Dept. of Justice: prohibit tracking and cataloguing purchases of 
        multiple rifles and shotguns (H.R. 3814), H158 [24JA]
      Dept. of the Treasury: prohibit payment of surcharges for 
        commemorative coin programs to private organizations or 
        entities (H.R. 6495), H6277 [21SE]
      Eximbank: abolish (H.R. 4268), H1641 [27MR]
  Remarks
      Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military 
        activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military 
        construction (H.R. 4310), H3077, H3079 [17MY]
      ------ensure competition in Government service contracts and 
        remove restrictions which prohibit contracting certain 
        commercial products or services, H4970 [18JY]
      ------ensure detainees on U.S. soil have access to due process, 
        the court system, and will not be detained indefinitely by the 
        military, H3079 [17MY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5856), H4970 [18JY]
      FRS: require an audit of the Board of Governors and Federal 
        Reserve banks (H.R. 459), H5153 [24JY]
      Office of the Director of National Intelligence: allow elements 
        of the intelligence community to share cyber threat 
        intelligence with private-sector cybersecurity entities (H.R. 
        3523), H2171 [26AP]
      ------prohibit intelligence community cybersecurity systems from 
        using sensitive personal documents received from certain 
        sources, H2171 [26AP]
      POW: ensure availability of the writ of habeas corpus for any 
        person who is detained in the U.S., H3077 [17MY]




AMATEUR ATHLETIC UNION

  Remarks in House
      Rodriguez, Andrew: Amateur Athletic Union James E. Sullivan 
        Award recipient, E482 [29MR]




AMBROSE, JILLIAN

  Articles and editorials
      UK Offers New Tax Breaks for Remote Fields, S2051 [27MR]




AMBROSE, JOSEPH

  Remarks in Senate
      Tribute, S6718 [13NO]




AMBUL, MARIA

  Remarks in House
      American Heritage Girl (organization): Stars and Stripes Award 
        recipient, E1 [6JA]




AMERICA CREATING OPPORTUNITIES TO MEANINGFULLY PROMOTE EXCELLENCE IN 
    TECHNOLOGY, EDUCATION, AND SCIENCE (AMERICA COMPETES) ACT

  Remarks in Senate
      Economy: invest in innovation through research and development 
        and improve the competitiveness of the U.S., S3258-S3260 
        [17MY], S3760 [6JN]




AMERICA INVENTS ACT

  Amendments
      Correct and improve (H.R. 6621), S8512, S8517 [28DE], H7455 
        [30DE]
  Analyses
      Correct and improve (H.R. 6621), E2016 [31DE]
  Bills and resolutions
      Correct and improve (see H.R. 6621), H6578 [30NO]
  Remarks in House
      Correct and improve (H.R. 6621), H6842-H6844 [18DE]
      ------Senate amendment, H7455-H7457 [30DE], H7559 [1JA], E2034 
        [2JA]
      Enact (H.R. 1249), H969 [28FE]
      Government regulations: exempt patent application process 
        regulations from any regulatory freeze, H5265 [25JY]
  Remarks in Senate
      Anniversary, S6427 [19SE]
      Correct and improve (H.R. 6621), S8517 [28DE]
      Enact (H.R. 1249), S4194 [14JN]
      Patents: transition from a first-to-invent system to a first-
        inventor-to-file system, S4194 [14JN]
  Texts of
      H.R. 6621, correct and improve, H6842 [18DE]




AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS

  Letters
      Dept. of HHS programs to protect against pandemics and attacks 
        from chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear weapons 
        reauthorization, H7294 [19DE]




AMERICAN ACTION FORUM (organization)

  Letters
      Budget and Accounting Transparency Act, H537 [7FE]




AMERICAN ALLIANCE OF HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS

  Articles and editorials
      Pikeville Medical Center, S3271 [17MY]
  Remarks in Senate
      Pikeville, KY: Pikeville Medical Center recipient of American 
        Alliance of Healthcare Providers Hospital of the Year award, 
        S3271 [17MY]




AMERICAN ALLIANCE OF MUSEUMS

  Remarks in House
      Matilda Joslyn Gage Foundation: Dept. of State Museums Connect 
        grant recipient, E1671 [28SE]




AMERICAN AMBULANCE ASSOCIATION

  Letters
      Public Safety Officers' Benefits Program improvements, S7028 
        [28NO]




AMERICAN APPAREL & FOOTWEAR ASSOCIATION

  Letters
      Eximbank reauthorization, H2473 [9MY]




AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF CANCER RESEARCH

  Remarks in House
      Diseases: cancer research funding, E938 [31MY]
  Remarks in Senate
      Martins, Clarissa: American Association of Cancer Research 
        Thomas J. Bardos Award recipient, S5480 [26JY]




AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF MUSEUMS

  Remarks in House
      Corning, NY: Rockwell Museum of Western Art accreditation by the 
        American Association of Museums, E1081 [19JN]




AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PORT AUTHORITIES

  Letters
      U.S. freight transportation system investment and improvement, 
        H4153 [27JN]




AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED PERSONS  see AARP (organization)




AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS

  Remarks in House
      Morrison, Heath: American Association of School Administrators 
        Superintendent of the Year award recipient, E233 [17FE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Morrison, Heath: American Association of School Administrators 
        National Superintendent of the Year award recipient, S1192 
        [1MR]
      ------American Association of School Administrators 
        Superintendent of the Year award recipient, S879 [17FE]




AMERICAN BANKER (publication)

  Articles and editorials
      Bankers Form SuperPAC for `Surgical' Strike at Industry's 
        Enemies, S3475 [23MY]
  Remarks in House
      Dressel, Melanie: American Banker (publication) Community Banker 
        of the Year award recipient, E117 [2FE]




AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION

  Letters
      Nomination of Robert E. Bacharach to be circuit judge, S5646 
        [30JY]
      Paycheck Fairness Act, S3699 [5JN]
      Senate process for confirmation of judicial nominees, S4607 
        [26JN], S5643 [30JY]
      Violence Against Women Act reauthorization, S3229 [16MY]
  Remarks in House
      Access to Justice Committees: tribute, H1963 [18AP]
      Nunn, Diane: ABA Center on Children and the Law Mark Hardin 
        Award for Child Welfare Legal Scholarship and Systems Change 
        recipient, E1094 [20JN]




AMERICAN BATTLE MONUMENTS COMMISSION

  Amendments
      Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations for military construction and veterans' 
        services (H.R. 5854), H3268 [30MY], H3320, H3324, H3326, 
        H3327, H3331, H3340, H3341, H3342, H3343, H3344, H3345, H3346, 
        H3364 [31MY]
      ------making appropriations for military construction and 
        veterans' services (H.R. 5854), consideration (H. Res. 667), 
        H3287 [31MY]
  Bills and resolutions
      Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations for military construction and veterans' 
        services (see S. 3215), S3422 [22MY] (see H.R. 5854), H3171 
        [25MY]
      ------making appropriations for military construction and 
        veterans' services (H.R. 5854), consideration (see H. Res. 
        667), H3265 [30MY]
      Philippines: provide for ongoing maintenance of Clark Veterans 
        Cemetery (see S. 2320), S2545 [19AP] (see H.R. 4168), H1303 
        [8MR]
  Motions
      Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations for military construction and veterans' 
        services (H.R. 5854), H3358 [31MY]
  Remarks in House
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: prohibit funding for salary or 
        compensation of a Director of Construction and Facilities 
        Management who does not meet certain qualifications, H3344 
        [31MY]
      Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and related agencies: allow 
        use of project labor agreements for Federal construction 
        projects, H3285, H3315, H3316, H3331-H3339 [31MY], E957, E965 
        [1JN], E1024 [7JN]
      ------exempt from certain requirements on the procurement and 
        acquisition of alternative fuels, H3344 [31MY]
      ------extend pay freeze of civilian employees, H3319, H3339 
        [31MY], E966 [1JN]
      ------making appropriations for military construction and 
        veterans' services (H.R. 2055), conference report, H603 [8FE]
      ------making appropriations for military construction and 
        veterans' services (H.R. 5854), H3180 [30MY], H3277, H3309-
        H3346, H3356-H3360 [31MY], E957, E958, E963, E965, E966 [1JN], 
        E1024 [7JN]
      ------making appropriations for military construction and 
        veterans' services (H.R. 5854), consideration (H. Res. 667), 
        H3281-H3289 [31MY]
      ------making appropriations for military construction and 
        veterans' services (H.R. 5854), motion to recommit, H3358 
        [31MY]
      ------making appropriations for military construction and 
        veterans' services (H.R. 5854), unanimous-consent agreement, 
        H3331 [31MY]
  Reports filed
      Consideration of H.R. 5854, Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, 
        and Related Agencies Appropriations for Military Construction 
        and Veterans' Services: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 
        667) (H. Rept. 112-504), H3265 [30MY]
      Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies 
        Appropriations for Military Construction and Veterans' 
        Services: Committee on Appropriations (House) (H.R. 5854) (H. 
        Rept. 112-491), H3171 [25MY]
      ------Committee on Appropriations (Senate) (S. 3215) (S. Rept. 
        112-168), S3422 [22MY]
  Rulings of the Chair
      Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations for military construction and veterans' 
        services (H.R. 5854), H3341 [31MY]
  Tables
      Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and related agencies 
        appropriations for military construction and veterans' 
        services (H.R. 5854), H3311-H3314 [31MY]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 667, consideration of H.R. 5854, Depts. of Defense, 
        Veterans Affairs, and related agencies appropriations for 
        military construction and veterans' services, H3282 [31MY]




AMERICAN BATTLEFIELD PROTECTION ACT

  Remarks in House
      National Park Service: acquire and protect nationally 
        significant battlefields and associated sites of the 
        Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 under the American 
        Battlefield Protection Program (H.R. 2489), H3760 [19JN], 
        H5735, H5736 [10SE]
  Reports filed
      National Park Service Acquisition and Protection of Nationally 
        Significant Battlefields and Associated Sites of the 
        Revolutionary War and the War of 1812: Committee on Natural 
        Resources (House) (H.R. 2489) (H. Rept. 112-605), H4906 [17JY]
      National Park Service Acquisition and Protection of 
        Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 Battlefields Under the 
        American Battlefield Protection Program: Committee on Energy 
        and Natural Resources (Senate) (S. 779) (S. Rept. 112-116), 
        S41 [23JA]
  Texts of
      H.R. 2489, National Park Service acquisition and protection of 
        nationally significant battlefields and associated sites of 
        the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 under the American 
        Battlefield Protection Program, H5735 [10SE]




AMERICAN BOILER MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION

  Letters
      Provide the EPA additional time to issue achievable standards 
        for industrial, commercial, and institutional boilers, process 
        heaters, and incinerators, S1510 [8MR]




AMERICAN BUREAU OF SHIPPING

  Remarks in House
      Anniversary, E36 [18JA], E92 [31JA]




AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY CANCER ACTION NETWORK, INC.

  Letters
      Health Care Cost Reduction Act, H3605 [7JN]
      Interest Rate Reduction Act elimination of Dept. of HHS 
        Prevention and Public Health Fund, H2241 [27AP]
      Rights of conscience protection relative to Patient Protection 
        and Affordable Care Act requirements for coverage of specific 
        items and services, S1133 [29FE]




AMERICAN CENTER FOR LAW & JUSTICE

  Letters
      Suitability of Andrew D. Hurwitz to be circuit judge relative to 
        involvement in decisions on abortion as a law clerk, S3884 
        [11JN]




AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY

  Bills and resolutions
      International Chemistry Olympiad: commend participants and hosts 
        and encourage pursuit of careers in science, technology, 
        engineering, and mathematics (see S. Res. 491), S3977 [12JN]
  Remarks in House
      National Chemistry Week: observance, E1570 [19SE]
  Remarks in Senate
      International Chemistry Olympiad: commend participants and hosts 
        and encourage pursuit of careers in science, technology, 
        engineering, and mathematics (S. Res. 491), S4107, S4108 
        [12JN]
  Texts of
      S. Res. 491, commend International Chemistry Olympiad 
        participants and hosts and encourage pursuit of careers in 
        science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, S3983, 
        S4108 [12JN]




AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION

  Remarks in House
      Brown, Chuck: ACLU of the Nation's Capital Lifetime Achievement 
        Award recipient, E2 [6JA]
      Dept. of Justice: decision to prosecute individuals involved in 
        the 9/11 terrorist attacks in Federal court in New York, NY, 
        E901 [30MY]
      Grabill, David: Northern California ACLU Jack Green Civil 
        Liberties Award recipient, E634 [24AP]
  Remarks in Senate
      Dept. of Justice: decision to prosecute individuals involved in 
        the 9/11 terrorist attacks in Federal court in New York, NY, 
        S3956 [12JN]




AMERICAN CLOTHING FOR AMERICAN OLYMPIANS ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 6132), H4907 [17JY]




AMERICAN COLLEGE OF PREVENTIVE MEDICINE

  Letters
      Dept. of HHS Prevention and Public Health Fund funding, S840 
        [16FE]




AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SPORTS MEDICINE

  Remarks in House
      National Youth Sports Health & Safety Institute: tribute, E671 
        [26AP]




AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS

  Letters
      Limit liability of volunteers who provide health care services 
        in response to a disaster, H1512 [22MR]




AMERICAN COLLEGE TUITION TAX RELIEF ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 4038), H801 [15FE]




AMERICAN COUNCIL ON EDUCATION

  Letters
      Interest Rate Reduction Act, H2237 [27AP]
      Protecting Academic Freedom in Higher Education Act, H986 [28FE]
  Lists
      Members, H2237 [27AP]




AMERICAN COUNCIL ON INTERNATIONAL PERSONNEL

  Letters
      Visas for certain advanced science, technology, engineering, or 
        math (STEM) graduates, S7424 [5DE]




AMERICAN COUNCIL ON THE TEACHING OF FOREIGN LANGUAGES

  Remarks in House
      Azama, Yo: American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages 
        National Language Teacher of the Year award recipient, E1170 
        [28JN]




AMERICAN CRYSTAL SUGAR CO.

  Remarks in House
      Moorhead, MN: restart of negotiations to settle labor dispute 
        and lockout at factory, H3489 [6JN]




AMERICAN CRYSTAL SUGAR, CO.

  Remarks in House
      Employment: decision to lockout factory workers, H386 [2FE]




AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION

  Letters
      Health Care Cost Reduction Act, H3605 [7JN]
      Interest Rate Reduction Act elimination of Dept. of HHS 
        Prevention and Public Health Fund: L. Hunter Limbaugh, 
        American Diabetes Association, H2239 [27AP]




AMERICAN DIABETES MONTH

  Amendments
      Goals and ideals: support (S. Res. 600), S7275, S7276 [29NO]
  Bills and resolutions
      Goals and ideals: support (see S. Res. 600), S6894 [26NO]
  Remarks in House
      Observance, E1735 [6NO]
  Remarks in Senate
      Goals and ideals: support (S. Res. 600), S7276 [29NO]
  Texts of
      S. Res. 600, support goals and ideals, S6896 [26NO], S7276 
        [29NO]




AMERICAN DREAM ACCOUNTS ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see S. 2194), S1734 [15MR] (see H.R. 4207), H1390 [19MR]
  Remarks in Senate
      Enact (S. 2194), S1735 [15MR], S3018 [9MY]




AMERICAN EAGLE DAY

  Bills and resolutions
      Designate (see S. Res. 498), S4299 [19JN]
  Remarks in House
      Observance, E1067 [19JN]
  Remarks in Senate
      Designate (S. Res. 498), S4308 [19JN]
  Texts of
      S. Res. 498, designate, S4305, S4309 [19JN]




AMERICAN EDUCATION WEEK

  Bills and resolutions
      Goals and ideals: support (see H. Res. 811), H6397 [15NO]
  Remarks in House
      Goals and ideals: support (H. Res. 811), E1794 [16NO]
      Observance, E1763 [15NO]




AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER CO., INC.

  Remarks in House
      Waterford, OH: proposed closure of Muskingum River Power Plant, 
        H384 [2FE]




AMERICAN ENERGY AND INFRASTRUCTURE JOBS ACT

  Amendments
      Enact (H.R. 7): consideration (H. Res. 547), H748 [15FE]
  Articles and editorials
      In the House, a Transportation Train Wreck, H527 [7FE]
  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 7), H218 [31JA]
      Enact (H.R. 7): consideration (see H. Res. 547), H725 [14FE]
  Letters
      Provisions: R. Bruce Josten, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, H833 
        [16FE]
  Press releases
      CBO--Republican Surface Transportation Proposal Bankrupts 
        Highway Trust Fund--Republican Leadership's Bill Falls $78 
        Billion Short Over Ten-Year Period: Representative Rahall, 
        Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (House), H744 
        [15FE]
  Remarks in House
      Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: oil and gas exploration, H461, 
        H462 [3FE]
      Economy: importance of job creation, H662 [9FE]
      Enact (H.R. 7), H201-H207 [31JA], H386 [2FE], H461-H463 [3FE], 
        H477 [6FE], H526 [7FE], H632, H635 [8FE], H662 [9FE], H699, 
        H720, H721 [14FE], H731, H732, H737, H739, H759 [15FE], H818, 
        H894-H897 [16FE], H930 [17FE], H952 [27FE], H978 [28FE], 
        H1161, H1189, H1190 [6MR], H1221 [7MR], H1433, H1448 [21MR], 
        H1595, H1603-H1607 [27MR], H1668 [28MR], H1748, H1749, H1755-
        H1760 [29MR], H1934-H1937 [18AP], E213, E217 [16FE], E514 
        [30MR]
      ------consideration (H. Res. 547), H740-H750 [15FE]
      Outer Continental Shelf: lift moratorium on oil and gas 
        drilling, leasing, and exploration on certain portions, H477 
        [6FE], H631 [8FE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Enact (H.R. 7), S585, S587 [14FE]
  Reports filed
      Consideration of H.R. 7, Provisions: Committee on Rules (House) 
        (H. Res. 547) (H. Rept. 112-398), H725 [14FE]
      Provisions: Committee on Transportation (House) (H.R. 7) (H. 
        Rept. 112-397), H696 [13FE]
  Statements
      Provisions: Executive Office of the President, H745 [15FE]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 547, consideration of H.R. 7, provisions, H740 [15FE]




AMERICAN ENERGY AND INFRASTRUCTURE JOBS FINANCING ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 3864), H374 [1FE]
  Reports filed
      Provisions: Committee on Ways and Means (House) (H.R. 3864) (H. 
        Rept. 112-396), H696 [13FE]




AMERICAN ENERGY AND JOB PROMOTION ACT

  Remarks in Senate
      Enact (S. 2201), S3934 [12JN], S4119, S4134 [13JN], S4254 [19JN]
      Taxation: extend production tax credit for wind power, S3934 
        [12JN], S4119, S4134 [13JN], S4254 [19JN]




AMERICAN ENERGY FIRST ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 4211), H1390 [19MR]
  Remarks in House
      Enact (H.R. 4211), H1375 [19MR]




AMERICAN ENERGY INDEPENDENCE AND SECURITY ACT

  Remarks in Senate
      Enact (S. 352), S1708 [15MR]




AMERICAN ENERGY MANUFACTURING TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 6582), H6323 [2NO]
  Letters
      Provisions: Bert Kalisch, American Public Gas Association and 
        Dave McCurdy, American Gas Association, H6603 [4DE]
      ------Representative Hall, Committee on Science, Space, and 
        Technology (House), H6602 [4DE]
      ------Representative Mica, Committee on Transportation and 
        Infrastructure (House), H6603 [4DE]
      ------Representative Upton, Committee on Energy and Commerce 
        (House), H6603 [4DE]
  Remarks in House
      Dept. of Energy: create clean energy jobs and set efficiency 
        standards for small-duct high-velocity air conditioning and 
        heat pump systems, H6605 [4DE]
      ------provide a uniform efficiency descriptor for water heaters, 
        H6606 [4DE], E1880 [5DE]
      Enact (H.R. 6582), H6599-H6606 [4DE], E1880 [5DE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Enact (H.R. 6582), S7688 [6DE]
  Texts of
      H.R. 6582, provisions, H6599-H6602 [4DE]




AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE (Internet site)

  Articles and editorials
      Three Cheers for the Magnitsky Act and American Values, H6407 
        [16NO]




AMERICAN ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INVESTMENT ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 5874), H3362 [31MY]
  Remarks in House
      Enact (H.R. 5874), H6518 [29NO]




AMERICAN EXPRESS CO.

  Remarks in House
      Dutch Monkey Doughnuts (business): American Express OPEN and 
        Facebook Big Break for Small Business award recipient, E1678 
        [2OC]




AMERICAN FARM BUREAU FEDERATION

  Articles and editorials
      USDA--Celebrating 150 Years of Innovation, E806 [15MY]
  Remarks in House
      Champaign County, IL: anniversary of Champaign County Farm 
        Bureau, E127 [3FE]
      Geitner, Rex E.: San Mateo County, CA, Farm Bureau Farmer of the 
        Year award recipient, E202 [15FE]
      Kankakee County, IL: anniversary of Kankakee County Farm Bureau, 
        E190 [14FE]




AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES

  Letters
      Increase contribution by new Federal employees for defined 
        retirement benefits, H920 [17FE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Cox, J. David: American Friends of the Yitzhak Rabin Center 
        (organization) Yitzhak Rabin Public Service Award recipient, 
        S3039 [9MY]




AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE, COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES

  Letters
      Fiscal Responsibility and Retirement Security Act, H329 [1FE]
      Health Care Cost Reduction Act, H3605 [7JN]
      Interest Rate Reduction Act elimination of Dept. of HHS 
        Prevention and Public Health Fund, H2243 [27AP]




AMERICAN FEDERATION OF TEACHERS

  Letters
      Interest Rate Reduction Act elimination of Dept. of HHS 
        Prevention and Public Health Fund, H2242 [27AP]




AMERICAN FILM INSTITUTE

  Remarks in House
      MacLaine, Shirley: American Film Institute Life Achievement 
        Award recipient, E1022 [7JN], E1108 [21JN]




AMERICAN FRIENDS OF THE YITZHAK RABIN CENTER (organization)

  Remarks in Senate
      Cox, J. David: American Friends of the Yitzhak Rabin Center 
        (organization) Yitzhak Rabin Public Service Award recipient, 
        S3039 [9MY]




AMERICAN FUEL & PETROCHEMICAL MANUFACTURERS (organization)

  Letters
      Collaborate with industry, enhance information sharing, 
        strengthen cyber criminal statutes, and update Federal 
        security standards to improve cybersecurity, S5431 [26JY]




AMERICAN GAS ASSOCIATION

  Letters
      American Energy Manufacturing Technical Corrections Act, H6603 
        [4DE]




AMERICAN GROWTH, RECOVERY, EMPOWERMENT AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP (AGREE) 
    ACT

  Remarks in Senate
      Enact (S. 1866), S1830 [20MR], S3764, S3765 [6JN]




AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION

  Letters
      Dept. of HHS Prevention and Public Health Fund funding, S841 
        [16FE]
      Health Care Cost Reduction Act, H3605 [7JN]
  Remarks in House
      National Wear Red Day: tribute, H443 [3FE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: tribute to participation in American 
        Heart Association Go Red for Women cardiovascular disease 
        awareness campaign, S4293 [19JN]




AMERICAN HEART MONTH

  Remarks in House
      Observance, H201 [31JA], H817 [16FE], E128 [3FE]




AMERICAN HELLENIC EDUCATIONAL PROGRESSIVE ASSOCIATION

  E-mails
      Indian Tribal Trade and Investment Demonstration Project Act, 
        H5092 [23JY]
  Remarks in House
      Kavadas, Nick: American Hellenic Educational Progressive 
        Association Chapter, District, and National Ahepan of the Year 
        award recipient, E1808 [27NO]
      Kavadas, Pete: American Hellenic Educational Progressive 
        Association honoree, E1808 [27NO]
      Skora, Joseph: American Hellenic Educational Progressive 
        Association Prometheus Award recipient, E1808 [27NO]




AMERICAN HERBAL PRODUCTS ASSOCIATION

  Letters
      Designer Anabolic Steroid Control Act, S5383 [25JY]
  Remarks in House
      Anniversary, E187 [14FE]




AMERICAN HERITAGE GIRL (organization)

  Remarks in House
      Ambul, Maria: American Heritage Girl (organization) Stars and 
        Stripes Award recipient, E1 [6JA]




AMERICAN HEROES COLA ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 4142), H1153 [5MR]




AMERICAN HIGHWAY USERS ALLIANCE

  Letters
      Residential and Commuter Toll Fairness Act, H5606 [1AU]




AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO., INC.

  Remarks in House
      Motor vehicles: anniversary of U.S. car production, E1768 [15NO]




AMERICAN HORSE SLAUGHTER PREVENTION ACT

  Remarks in House
      Enact (H.R. 2966), H2144 [26AP]




AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS

  Remarks in House
      Anniversary, E759 [10MY]




AMERICAN ISRAEL PUBLIC AFFAIRS COMMITTEE (AIPAC)

  Letters
      Iran Sanctions, Accountability, and Human Rights Act, S3253 
        [17MY]
      Limitations on U.S. assistance, S6572 [21SE]




AMERICAN JOBS ACT

  Remarks in House
      Enact (H.R. 12), H18-H20 [17JA], H43 [18JA], H398, H400, H401 
        [2FE], H554 [7FE], H621 [8FE], H2619 [10MY], H3582 [7JN], 
        H3693-H3697 [8JN], H3957 [21JN], H4425 [28JN], H4900-H4903 
        [17JY], H5188, H5191-H5194 [24JY], H5775, H5856 [11SE], H5926, 
        H5928, H5933, H5934, H5983, H5986 [13SE], H6049 [14SE], H6192 
        [20SE], H6259, H6261, H6262, H6264 [21SE], H6358, H6360 
        [14NO], H6453-H6458 [27NO], H6619 [4DE]




AMERICAN JOBS IN AMERICAN FORESTS ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 4159), H1272 [7MR]




AMERICAN LEGION

  Letters
      Dept. of Defense TRICARE for Life program enrollment fee 
        implementation funding, H5059 [19JY]
      Veteran Skills to Jobs Act, S4858 [11JY]
  Remarks in House
      Anniversary, E341 [8MR]
      Bangor, ME: anniversary of James W. Williams American Legion 
        Post 12, E1650 [21SE]
      Berea, OH: tribute to restoration of Victory Arch at the 
        Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, E1379 [1AU]
      Maine: tribute to American Legion Auxiliary, E1048 [15JN]
      Mineral Wells, TX: tribute to Mineral Wells Independent School 
        District and American Legion Post 75 Veterans Day of 
        Remembrance program, E1948 [18DE]
      Plymouth, MA: rededication of American Legion Post 40, E1412 
        [3AU]




AMERICAN LEGISLATIVE EXCHANGE COUNCIL

  Remarks in House
      Political ethics: influence on State legislators, H1920 [18AP], 
        H2019 [19AP], H2073 [25AP], H2141 [26AP]




AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION

  Press releases
      Congress Must Not Eliminate Prevention and Public Health Fund, 
        H2240 [27AP]
      New Poll Shows the Public Wants EPA To Do More To Reduce Air 
        Pollution--Voters Support Setting Stronger Carbon Pollution 
        Standards To Protect Public Health, S4321 [20JN]




AMERICAN MANUFACTURING COMPETITIVENESS ACT

  Remarks in House
      Enact (H.R. 5865), H5830-H5835 [11SE]
  Reports filed
      Provisions: Committee on Energy and Commerce (House) (H.R. 5865) 
        (H. Rept. 112-659), H5764 [10SE]
  Texts of
      H.R. 5865, provisions, H5830 [11SE]




AMERICAN MEMORIAL PARK TINIAN ANNEX ACT

  Reports filed
      Provisions: Committee on Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 1103) 
        (H. Rept. 112-597), H4906 [17JY]




AMERICAN NURSES ASSOCIATION

  Bills and resolutions
      National Nurses Week: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 
        644), H2320 [7MY]
  Remarks in House
      National Nurses Week: observance, H2819 [17MY], E747 [9MY]
      ------support goals and ideals (H. Res. 83), H2333 [8MY]




AMERICAN NURSES CREDENTIALING CENTER

  Remarks in House
      Madison, WI: St. Mary's Hospital designation as magnet facility 
        by American Nurses Credentialing Center, E134 [3FE]




AMERICAN PETROLEUM INSTITUTE

  Letters
      Collaborate with industry, enhance information sharing, 
        strengthen cyber criminal statutes, and update Federal 
        security standards to improve cybersecurity, S5431 [26JY]




AMERICAN PHARMACISTS ASSOCIATION

  Remarks in House
      Evans, William: American Pharmacists Association Remington Honor 
        Medal recipient, E389 [20MR]




AMERICAN PHYSIOLOGICAL SOCIETY

  Remarks in House
      Anniversary, E422 [22MR]




AMERICAN PLASTIC TOYS, INC.

  Remarks in House
      Anniversary, E906 [30MY]




AMERICAN PODIATRIC MEDICAL ASSOCIATION

  Bills and resolutions
      Anniversary (see S. Res. 528), S5304 [24JY]
  Remarks in House
      Anniversary, E936 [31MY]
  Remarks in Senate
      Anniversary (S. Res. 528), S5318 [24JY]
  Texts of
      S. Res. 528, anniversary, S5308, S5318 [24JY]




AMERICAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION

  Remarks in House
      Mental Illness Awareness Week: observance, E1677 [2OC]




AMERICAN PUBLIC GAS ASSOCIATION

  Letters
      American Energy Manufacturing Technical Corrections Act, H6603 
        [4DE]




AMERICAN PUBLIC HEALTH ASSOCIATION

  Letters
      Interest Rate Reduction Act elimination of Dept. of HHS 
        Prevention and Public Health Fund, H2243 [27AP]




AMERICAN PUBLIC HUMAN SERVICES ASSOCIATION

  Letters
      Welfare Integrity Now (WIN) for Children and Families Act, H318 
        [1FE]




AMERICAN PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION ASSOCIATION

  Letters
      FEMA State and local rail and transit security grant programs 
        funding, H3532 [6JN]




AMERICAN PUBLIC WORKS ASSOCIATION

  Bills and resolutions
      National Public Works Week: designate (see S. Res. 460), S3174 
        [15MY]
  Remarks in Senate
      National Public Works Week: designate (S. Res. 460), S3177 
        [15MY]
  Texts of
      S. Res. 460, National Public Works Week, S3176, S3177 [15MY]




AMERICAN RECOVERY AND REINVESTMENT ACT

  Amendments
      Appropriations: making for Dept. of Defense and other Federal 
        departments and agencies, rescind unobligated stimulus funds, 
        and reduce discretionary spending (H.R. 1), S8052, S8073, 
        S8084, S8085 [17DE], S8117, S8126, S8128, S8130, S8141, S8142, 
        S8143, S8144, S8147, S8149, S8150, S8151 [18DE], S8164, S8178, 
        S8184, S8195, S8207, S8208, S8212, S8223, S8224 [19DE], S8305, 
        S8306, S8307 [20DE], S8366, S8368, S8369, S8372 [21DE], S8429, 
        S8430, S8431, S8432, S8433, S8434, S8442 [27DE], S8462, S8463, 
        S8469, S8472, S8476, S8496, S8508 [28DE]
  Bills and resolutions
      CBO: consolidate certain reporting requirements relative to the 
        American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and the Troubled Asset 
        Relief Program (see H.R. 6570), H6306 [12OC]
      Dept. of Transportation: making supplemental appropriations for 
        the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery 
        (TIGER) Discretionary Grant Program (see H.R. 5976), H3914 
        [20JN]
      Medicare/Medicaid: amend certain requirements and penalties that 
        would impede eligible professionals from adopting electronic 
        health records to improve patient care (see H.R. 6598), H6428 
        [16NO]
      Taxation: extend program to provide grants for specified energy 
        property in lieu of tax credits (see H.R. 4468), H2030 [19AP]
      ------modify and extend the making work pay credit (see S. 
        3680), S8041 [13DE]
  Cloture motions
      Appropriations: making for Dept. of Defense and other Federal 
        departments and agencies, rescind unobligated stimulus funds, 
        and reduce discretionary spending (H.R. 1), S8195 [19DE], 
        S8340 [21DE]
  Motions
      Appropriations: making for Dept. of Defense and other Federal 
        departments and agencies, rescind unobligated stimulus funds, 
        and reduce discretionary spending (H.R. 1), S8016 [13DE], 
        S8195 [19DE], S8341, S8342 [21DE], S8464, S8482 [28DE]
  Remarks in House
      Appropriations: making for Dept. of Defense and other Federal 
        departments and agencies, rescind unobligated stimulus funds, 
        and reduce discretionary spending (H.R. 1), H5945 [13SE], 
        H7478 [31DE], H7567-H7578 [2JA]
      CBO: consolidate certain reporting requirements relative to the 
        American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and the Troubled Asset 
        Relief Program (H.R. 6570), H6351, H6352 [14NO]
      Dept. of Transportation: making supplemental appropriations for 
        the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery 
        (TIGER) Discretionary Grant Program (H.R. 5976), H4037 [26JN], 
        H4119 [27JN]
      ------Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery 
        (TIGER) Discretionary Grant Program funding, H4037, H4038, 
        H4040, H4041 [26JN], H4119 [27JN]
      Economy: impact of stimulus funding, H398, H399, H403, H404 
        [2FE]
      Social Security: repeal Medicaid and State Children's Health 
        Insurance Program maintenance of effort requirements, H2623 
        [10MY]
  Remarks in Senate
      Appropriations: making for Dept. of Defense and other Federal 
        departments and agencies, rescind unobligated stimulus funds, 
        and reduce discretionary spending (H.R. 1), S8050-S8060, S8062 
        [17DE], S8112, S8116-S8118, S8124-S8131, S8133-S8135 [18DE], 
        S8161, S8163, S8164, S8177, S8178, S8184-S8197 [19DE], S8236, 
        S8243-S8245, S8261 [20DE], S8341, S8342 [21DE], S8425-S8427, 
        S8429-S8445 [27DE], S8462-S8474, S8476-S8497, S8519 [28DE], 
        S8544 [30DE], S8639, S8640 [2JA]
      ------making for Dept. of Defense and other Federal departments 
        and agencies, rescind unobligated stimulus funds, and reduce 
        discretionary spending (H.R. 1), unanimous-consent agreement, 
        S8340 [21DE], S8445 [27DE]
      CBO: consolidate certain reporting requirements relative to the 
        American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and the Troubled Asset 
        Relief Program (H.R. 6570), S6870 [15NO]
      Economy: impact of stimulus funding, S898 [17FE], S3298 [21MY], 
        S4434 [25JN]
      Employment: importance of manufacturing jobs, S823 [16FE]
      Obama, President: evaluation of economic policies, S898 [17FE]
  Rulings of the Chair
      Appropriations: making for Dept. of Defense and other Federal 
        departments and agencies, rescind unobligated stimulus funds, 
        and reduce discretionary spending (H.R. 1), S8464, S8482 
        [28DE]
  Texts of
      H.R. 6570, consolidate certain CBO reporting requirements 
        relative to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and the 
        Troubled Asset Relief Program, H6351 [14NO]




AMERICAN RED CROSS

  Amendments
      World War II: tribute to women who served in Clubmobiles (S. 
        Res. 471), S4424, S4429 [21JN]
  Bills and resolutions
      Turkey: commend efforts to facilitate, host, and care for 
        refugees fleeing escalating violence in Syria (see H. Res. 
        632), H2126 [25AP]
      World War II: tribute to women who served in Clubmobiles (see S. 
        Res. 471), S3516 [23MY]
  Remarks in House
      Duval County, FL: anniversary of American Red Cross Life Saving 
        Corps, E676 [26AP]
      Green-Byrd, Danielle: American Red Cross Tiffany Circle 
        Distinguished Woman Warrior Award recipient, E768 [10MY]
      Greenwalt, Sophia: American Red Cross Everyday Hero Award 
        recipient, E754 [9MY]
      Houston, TX: tribute to American Red Cross, the Texas Arrhythmia 
        Institute (organization), and the Methodist Hospital DeBakey 
        Heart and Vascular Center for Save a Life Community Heart 
        Training Day, H663 [9FE]
      Hurricanes: tribute to Connecticut first responders, mayors, and 
        assistance organizations for efforts in responding to 
        Hurricane Sandy, H6349 [14NO]
      ------tribute to efforts in responding to Hurricane Sandy, E1755 
        [14NO]
  Remarks in Senate
      Alaska Preparedness Month: observance, S6441 [19SE]
      National Preparedness Month: observance, S6441 [19SE]
      World War II: tribute to women who served in Clubmobiles (S. 
        Res. 471), S4428 [21JN]
  Texts of
      S. Res. 471, tribute to women who served in American Red Cross 
        Clubmobiles during World War II, S3519 [23MY], S4429 [21JN]




AMERICAN RENEWABLE ENERGY PRODUCTION TAX CREDIT EXTENSION ACT

  Remarks in House
      Enact (H.R. 3307), H5870, H5871, H5872 [12SE]
      Taxation: extend production tax credit for wind power, H5870, 
        H5871, H5872 [12SE]




AMERICAN REVOLUTION

  Bills and resolutions
      Constitution--U.S.: commemorate anniversary of signing and 
        commend contributions of historical, educational, and 
        patriotic societies in promoting patriotism and values (see S. 
        Res. 376), S699 [15FE]
      Historic buildings and sites: mint coins in commemoration of the 
        battlefields of the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 (see 
        H.R. 3818), H158 [24JA]
  Remarks in House
      Canada: tribute to International Memorial Service at Fort 
        Chambly, E599 [19AP]
      Casimir Pulaski Day: observance, E310 [5MR], E1748 [13NO]
      General Society Sons of the Revolution: tribute to Kings 
        Mountain, TN, chapter for signing of the U.S. Constitution 
        anniversary observation, E1477 [11SE]
      Monuments and memorials: establish a memorial on Federal land in 
        the District of Columbia to honor free African Americans and 
        slaves who fought during the American Revolution, E1998 [21DE]
      ------establish a memorial on Federal land in the District of 
        Columbia to honor free African Americans and slaves who fought 
        during the American Revolution (H.R. 2181), H4809 [11JY]
      National Park Service: acquire and protect nationally 
        significant battlefields and associated sites of the 
        Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 under the American 
        Battlefield Protection Program (H.R. 2489), H3760 [19JN], 
        H5735, H5736 [10SE]
      Wilkes County, GA: anniversary of Battle of Kettle Creek, E189 
        [14FE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Constitution--U.S.: commemorate anniversary of signing and 
        commend contributions of historical, educational, and 
        patriotic societies in promoting patriotism and values (S. 
        Res. 376), S4780 [29JN]
      Rhode Island: observance of Gaspee Days, S3822 [7JN]
  Reports filed
      Memorial Establishment on Federal Land in the District of 
        Columbia To Honor Free African Americans and Slaves Who Fought 
        During the American Revolution: Committee on Energy and 
        Natural Resources (Senate) (S. 883) (S. Rept. 112-118), S41 
        [23JA]
      National Park Service Acquisition and Protection of Nationally 
        Significant Battlefields and Associated Sites of the 
        Revolutionary War and the War of 1812: Committee on Natural 
        Resources (House) (H.R. 2489) (H. Rept. 112-605), H4906 [17JY]
      National Park Service Acquisition and Protection of 
        Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 Battlefields Under the 
        American Battlefield Protection Program: Committee on Energy 
        and Natural Resources (Senate) (S. 779) (S. Rept. 112-116), 
        S41 [23JA]
  Texts of
      H.R. 2489, National Park Service acquisition and protection of 
        nationally significant battlefields and associated sites of 
        the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 under the American 
        Battlefield Protection Program, H5735 [10SE]
      S. Res. 376, commemorate anniversary of signing of the U.S. 
        Constitution and commend contributions of historical, 
        educational, and patriotic societies in promoting patriotism 
        and values, S703 [15FE], S4780 [29JN]




AMERICAN RIVERS (organization)

  Letters
      Bureau of Reclamation small conduit hydropower projects 
        requirement to comply with the National Environmental Policy 
        Act, H1181 [6MR]
      FEMA allowance of State or local governments to construct levees 
        on certain properties otherwise designated as open space, 
        H5109 [23JY]




AMERICAN SAMOA

  Bills and resolutions
      Corp. for National and Community Service: make certain U.S. 
        territories eligible for Nonprofit Capacity Building Program 
        grants (see H.R. 5897), H3480 [5JN]
      Dept. of Justice: improve services for victims of sexual assault 
        and domestic violence in U.S. territories and the District of 
        Columbia (see H.R. 4195), H1359 [9MR]
      Dept. of Labor: include Guam, Virgin Islands, American Samoa, 
        and Northern Mariana Islands in the definition of State under 
        the Trade Adjustment Assistance program (see H.R. 4316), H1804 
        [29MR]
      Health: extend the temporary high-risk insurance pool program to 
        the territories (see H.R. 6585), H6326 [6NO]
      Immigration: waive certain requirements for naturalization for 
        American Samoan U.S. nationals to become U.S. citizens (see 
        H.R. 4021), H725 [14FE]
      National Guard: establish units in American Samoa (see H.R. 
        6294), H5704 [2AU]
      Public welfare programs: eliminate cap on certain payments under 
        the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program to Puerto 
        Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, and American Samoa (see H.R. 
        5824), H3103 [17MY]
      SSI: authorize extension to American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, 
        and the Virgin Islands (see H.R. 3812), H158 [24JA]
  Letters
      Insular Areas Act: Representative Kline, Committee on Education 
        and the Workforce (House), H4889 [17JY]
      ------Representative Lamar Smith, Committee on the Judiciary 
        (House), H4889 [17JY]
      ------Representative Ros-Lehtinen, Committee on Foreign Affairs 
        (House), H4889 [17JY]
  Memorandums
      Display of District of Columbia and U.S. Territorial Flags 
        During Official Ceremonies: Erin C. Conaton, Under Sec. of 
        Defense for Personnel and Readiness, H6498 [28NO]
  Remarks in House
      Armed Forces: require to display flags of the District of 
        Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, American 
        Samoa, and the Northern Mariana Islands whenever the official 
        flags of all 50 States are displayed, H6496-H6500 [28NO], 
        H6516 [29NO], H6834 [18DE], E1822 [28NO]
      Corp. for National and Community Service: make certain U.S. 
        territories eligible for Nonprofit Capacity Building Program 
        grants (H.R. 5897), E974 [5JN]
      Immigration: waive certain requirements for naturalization for 
        American Samoan U.S. nationals to become U.S. citizens (H.R. 
        4021), E192 [14FE]
      Medicaid: adjust cap on payments and statutory matching rate for 
        territories, H2607, H2611, H2614, H2627, H2628, H2630 [10MY], 
        E1247 [12JY]
      Minimum wage: delay increase, H4890-H4892 [17JY]
      National Guard: establish units in American Samoa (H.R. 6294), 
        E1421 [3AU]
      Public welfare programs: eliminate cap on certain payments under 
        the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program to Puerto 
        Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, and American Samoa (H.R. 
        5824), H2820 [17MY]
      SSI: authorize extension to American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, 
        and the Virgin Islands (H.R. 3812), H130 [24JA]
      Territories: improve administration of programs in the insular 
        areas (S. 2009), H4888-H4894 [17JY]
  Texts of
      S. 2009, Insular Areas Act, H4889 [17JY]




AMERICAN SHORE AND BEACH PRESERVATION ASSOCIATION

  Letters
      Restore Gulf Coast resources, ecosystems, fisheries, habitats, 
        and wetlands, create jobs, and revive economy of communities 
        affected by Deepwater Horizon oil spill, H834 [16FE]




AMERICAN SHRIMP PROCESSORS ASSOCIATION

  Letters
      Countervailing duties application to nonmarket economy 
        countries, H1169 [6MR]




AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS (ASPCA)

  Remarks in House
      Tucson, AZ: tribute to organizations supporting lives of shelter 
        animals, E125 [2FE]




AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT

  Remarks in House
      Employee Learning Week: tribute, E1938 [17DE]




AMERICAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS

  Bills and resolutions
      Tariff: check valves of steel approved for use in nuclear 
        facilities (see H.R. 5219, 5225, 5226), H2272 [27AP]
      ------hand operated globe type valves of steel approved for use 
        in nuclear facilities (see H.R. 5222, 5223, 5224), H2272 
        [27AP]




AMERICAN SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS COUNCIL

  Letters
      Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act crowdfunding regulation, 
        S1724 [15MR]
  Surveys
      Economic State of Small Business, H5239 [25JY]




AMERICAN SYRIAN COALITION

  Letters
      Condemn Russian support and transfer of weapons to regime of 
        Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and call for an end to such 
        transfers and support sanctions and transfer of leadership, 
        E1385 [1AU]




AMERICAN TAXPAYER AND WESTERN POWER ADMINISTRATION CUSTOMER PROTECTION 
    ACT

  Reports filed
      Provisions: Committee on Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 2915) 
        (H. Rept. 112-431), H1844 [16AP]




AMERICAN TAXPAYER RELIEF ACT

  Amendments
      Enact (H.R. 8), S8592, S8608 [31DE], H7536 [1JA]
  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (H.R. 8): consideration of Senate amendments (see H. Res. 
        844), H7565 [1JA]
  Letters
      Replace sequester established by the Budget Control Act: several 
        Democratic Representatives, H7534 [1JA]
  Motions
      Enact (H.R. 8), H7551 [1JA]
  Remarks in House
      Budget: reform entitlement programs, H7556 [1JA]
      Dept. of Defense: impact of budget sequestration, H7556 [1JA]
      Economy: avert ``fiscal cliff'' economic crisis through 
        bipartisan agreement on taxes and spending, H7518, H7519, 
        H7520, H7531-H7536, H7551-H7559, H7560 [1JA], H7575 [2JA], 
        E2034 [2JA]
      Enact (H.R. 8): consideration of Senate amendments (H. Res. 
        844), H7531-H7536 [1JA]
      ------Senate amendments, H7518, H7519, H7520, H7526, H7536-
        H7559, H7560 [1JA], H7575 [2JA], E2034 [2JA]
      Members of Congress: eliminate automatic salary adjustments, 
        H7526 [1JA]
      Taxation: extend and modify the railroad track maintenance 
        credit, H7558 [1JA]
      ------reform the Federal tax code, H7552, H7556 [1JA]
      Unemployment: provide additional emergency unemployment 
        compensation, H7555 [1JA]
  Remarks in Senate
      Enact (H.R. 8), S8583-S8586 [31DE], S8611-S8618, S8620, S8622 
        [1JA], S8641-S8644, S8661-S8663 [2JA]
      ------unanimous-consent agreement, S8584 [31DE]
  Reports filed
      Consideration of Senate Amendments to H.R. 8, Provisions: 
        Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 844) (H. Rept. 112-741), 
        H7565 [1JA]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 844, consideration of Senate amendments to H.R. 8, 
        provisions, H7531 [1JA]




AMERICAN TRADITION PARTNERSHIP, INC.

  Remarks in Senate
      Supreme Court: decision in American Tradition Partnership, Inc., 
        v. Bullock on corporate spending in Montana political 
        campaigns, S4452-S4455 [25JN]




AMERICAN TRUCKING ASSOCIATIONS

  Letters
      U.S. freight transportation system investment and improvement, 
        H4152 [27JN]




AMERICAN WIND ENERGY ASSOCIATION

  Articles and editorials
      Why the Wind Industry Is Full Hot Air and Costing You Big Bucks, 
        S669 [15FE]




AMERICANS FOR SMART NATURAL CATASTROPHE POLICY  see SmarterSafer.org 
    (organization)




AMERICANS FOR TAX REFORM (organization)

  Letters
      Buffett Rule Act, H6100 [19SE]




AMERICANS FOR TRANSPORTATION MOBILITY COALITION

  Letters
      Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21), S404 
        [9FE]




AMERICANS NEED A HEALTHCARE RULING ACT

  Remarks in House
      Members of Congress: extend pay limitation, H391 [2FE]




AMERICANS UNITED FOR LIFE (organization)

  Letters
      Suitability of Andrew D. Hurwitz to be circuit judge relative to 
        involvement in decisions on abortion as a law clerk, S3884 
        [11JN]




AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

  Affidavits
      Dept. of Justice funding to enforce certain accessibility 
        regulations for the disabled relative to pools at public 
        accommodations or provided by public entities: Hitesh Patel, 
        H2406 [8MY]
  Bills and resolutions
      Civil rights: restore effective use of group actions for claims 
        arising under antidiscrimination laws (see S. 3317), S4368 
        [20JN] (see H.R. 5978), H3914 [20JN]
      Dept. of Justice: prohibit administration or enforcement of 
        certain accessibility regulations for the disabled relative to 
        pools at public accommodations or provided by public entities 
        (see S. 2186), S1576 [12MR] (see S. 2191), S1679 [14MR] (see 
        H.R. 4200), H1366 [16MR]
      ------revise certain accessibility regulations for the disabled 
        relative to pools at public accommodations or provided by 
        public entities (see S. 2390), S2821 [26AP] (see H.R. 4256), 
        H1570 [26MR]
  Letters
      Dept. of Justice funding to enforce certain accessibility 
        regulations for the disabled relative to pools at public 
        accommodations or provided by public entities: A. Anthony 
        Antosh, Association of University Centers on Disabilities, 
        H2400, H2431 [8MY]
      ------Consortium for Citizens With Disabilities, H2400, H2404, 
        H2432 [8MY]
      ------Fred Lamback, H2400 [8MY]
      ------L. Dara Baldwin and Mark Derry, National Council on 
        Independent Living, H2396, H2401 [8MY]
      ------Susan Henderson, Disability Rights Education and Defense 
        Fund (organization), H2404 [8MY]
      ------several veterans support organizations, H2399, H2431 [8MY]
  Remarks in House
      Civil rights: restore effective use of group actions for claims 
        arising under antidiscrimination laws (H.R. 5978), H3917 
        [21JN]
      Dept. of Justice: prohibit funding to enforce certain 
        accessibility regulations for the disabled relative to pools 
        at public accommodations or provided by public entities, 
        H2396-H2406, H2431 [8MY], E749, E753 [9MY], E773 [10MY]
      ------prohibit funding to implement Americans With Disabilities 
        Act provision that allows miniature horses to be used as 
        service animals, H2531, H2532 [9MY]
      Fair Pay Act: anniversary, E93 [31JA]
  Remarks in Senate
      Anniversary, S5472-S5474 [26JY], S6511 [20SE]
      Civil rights: restore effective use of group actions for claims 
        arising under antidiscrimination laws (S. 3317), S4370-S4372 
        [20JN]
      Dept. of Justice: prohibit administration or enforcement of 
        certain accessibility regulations for the disabled relative to 
        pools at public accommodations or provided by public entities 
        (S. 2186), S1581 [12MR], S1583 [13MR]
      ------prohibit administration or enforcement of certain 
        accessibility regulations for the disabled relative to pools 
        at public accommodations or provided by public entities (S. 
        2191), S1683 [14MR], S1685 [15MR]
      ------prohibit administration or enforcement of certain 
        accessibility regulations for the disabled relative to pools 
        at public accommodations or provided by public entities (S. 
        2191), unanimous-consent request, S2063-S2065 [27MR]
      Philadelphia, PA: tribute to the National Constitution Center 
        addition to ``The Story of We the People'' exhibit of the 
        wheelchair of disability-rights advocate Justin Dart, Jr., 
        S5480 [26JY]
      Tribute, S6938 [27NO], S7367 [4DE]
  Testimonies
      Dept. of Justice's Guidance on Access to Pools and Spas Under 
        the Americans With Disabilities Act: National Disability 
        Rights Network, H2397 [8MY]




AMERICA'S BLOOD CENTERS (nonprofit organization)

  Remarks in House
      Anniversary, E271 [28FE]




AMERICA'S CAMP (organization)

  Remarks in House
      Children and youth: tribute to Center for Grieving Children 
        support for children whose relatives were killed in September 
        11, 2001, terrorist attacks and Pentagon art exhibit created 
        by attendees, E1479 [11SE]




AMERICA'S CUP ACT

  Reports filed
      Provisions: Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation 
        (Senate) (S. 1759) (S. Rept. 112-246), S7458 [5DE]




AMERICA'S CUP EVENT AUTHORITY LLC

  Remarks in House
      Newport, RI: tribute to America's Cup World Series, H4076 [27JN]




AMERICA'S NATURAL GAS ALLIANCE

  Remarks in House
      Natual gas: report contesting EPA study on greenhouse gas 
        emissions and natural gas development, H3812 [20JN]




AMERICA'S PROMISE ALLIANCE

  Remarks in House
      Solano County, CA: inclusion in America's Promise Alliance ``100 
        Best Communities for Young People'' list, E1863 [3DE]




AMERICORPS  see Corporation for National and Community Service




AMERIGO VESPUCCI SOCIETY

  Remarks in House
      Ferragina, Roberto: Amerigo Vespucci Society Man of the Year 
        Award recipient, E314 [5MR]




AMERIS, PHILIP

  Remarks in House
      Allegheny County, PA, Labor Council: Man of the Year award 
        recipient, E531 [16AP]




AMES, IA

  Remarks in House
      Brinkmeyer, Brady: Eagle Scout Award recipient, E552 [17AP]
      Graveline, Robert B.: Eagle Scout Award recipient, E551 [17AP]
      Hanson, Ryan: Eagle Scout Award recipient, E1287 [19JY]
      Hurd, Benjamin: Eagle Scout Award recipient, E1289 [19JY]
      Keller, Nick: Eagle Scout Award recipient, E550 [17AP]
      Strickland, Katie: Girl Scout Gold Award recipient, E590 [19AP]
      Uhlmeyer, Joel H.: Eagle Scout Award recipient, E554 [17AP]
      VanEvery, Dean A.: Eagle Scout Award recipient, E553 [17AP]




AMGEN FOUNDATION

  Remarks in House
      Tate, Aaron: Amgen Foundation Teacher of the Year Award 
        recipient, E1121 [21JN]




AMHERST, MA

  Remarks in House
      Amherst Ballet Theatre Co.: anniversary, E34 [18JA]
      University of Massachusetts Amherst: tribute to University 
        Without Walls program, H3108 [18MY]




AMHERST, NY

  Remarks in House
      Western New York Safety Conference, Inc.: tribute, E320 [6MR]




AMHERST BALLET THEATRE CO.

  Remarks in House
      Anniversary, E34 [18JA]




AMODEI, MARK E. (a Representative from Nevada)

  Amendments
      Power resources: develop plan to increase oil and gas 
        exploration, development, and production under oil and gas 
        leases of Federal lands in response to Strategic Petroleum 
        Reserve drawdown (H.R. 4480), H3908 [20JN]
  Bills and resolutions cosponsored
      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 H.R. 4164), H3976 [21JN]
      ------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), H3916 [20JN]
      ------limit authority to detain U.S. citizens under 
        authorizations for use of military force (see H.R. 3676), H28 
        [17JA]
      Boys & Girls Clubs of America: tribute (see H. Res. 774), H6152 
        [19SE]
      Budget: cap Federal spending (see H.R. 4060), H1018 [28FE]
      ------express that passage of a fiscal year 2013 Federal budget 
        is of national importance (see H. Res. 516), H78 [18JA]
      ------modify discretionary spending limits to take into account 
        savings resulting from the reduction in the number of Federal 
        employees and apply savings to defense and non-defense 
        categories (see H.R. 3662), H1210 [6MR]
      Business and industry: empower States to require online 
        retailers to collect and remit State sales and use taxes (see 
        H.R. 3179), H4907 [17JY]
      Child Protection and Safety Act: reauthorize certain programs 
        relative to sex offender management and registration (see H.R. 
        3796), H160 [24JA]
      Clark County, NV: withdraw Sloan Hills area from location, 
        entry, and patent under mining laws and disposition under all 
        laws pertaining to mineral and geothermal leasing or mineral 
        materials (see H.R. 856), H79 [18JA]
      Committee on POW and MIA Affairs (House, Select): establish (see 
        H. Res. 111), H694 [9FE]
      Consumers: provide relief for artificially high gas prices (see 
        H.R. 1777), H441 [2FE]
      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), H4864 [12JY]
      ------establish criminal offense for fraudulent claims about 
        military service (see H.R. 1775), H4656 [29JN]
      Defense Production Act: clarify interpretation does not allow 
        confiscation of personal property or forced conscription into 
        the Armed Forces, unwilling labor, or relinquishing of goods 
        or services without compensation (see H. Con. Res. 110), H1542 
        [22MR]
      Dept. of Commerce: produce, with other relevant agencies, a 
        report on enhancing the competitiveness of the U.S. in 
        attracting foreign direct investments (see H.R. 5910), H3977 
        [21JN]
      Dept. of HHS: establish and implement a Pancreatic Cancer 
        Initiative (see H.R. 733), H2329 [7MY]
      ------exempt employers from taxes, penalties, or suits for 
        failure to offer insurance coverage for certain women's 
        preventive services on the basis of religious belief or moral 
        conviction (see H.R. 6097), H4774 [10JY]
      ------provide States with incentives to require elementary and 
        secondary schools to maintain, and permit school personnel to 
        administer, epinephrine (see H.R. 3627), H6587 [3DE]
      Dept. of Justice: reauthorize the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice 
        Assistance Grant (Byrne/JAG) Program (see H.R. 6062), H4908 
        [17JY]
      ------revise certain accessibility regulations for the disabled 
        relative to pools at public accommodations or provided by 
        public entities (see H.R. 4256), H1570 [26MR]
      Dept. of Labor: prohibit finalization of certain proposed child 
        labor rules relative to family farming (see H.R. 4157), H1642 
        [27MR]
      Dept. of State: require investigations into and a report on 
        attacks on the U.S. missions in Libya, Egypt, and Yemen (see 
        H.R. 6511), H6318 [26OC]
      Dept. of the Interior: develop a cadastre of Federal real 
        property to assist with land management, conservation, and 
        development and identify land that no longer needs to be 
        federally owned (see H.R. 1620), H1846 [16AP]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: clarify presumptions relating to 
        exposure of certain veterans who served in the vicinity of 
        Vietnam (see H.R. 3612), H2647 [10MY]
      ------deem certain service in the organized military forces of 
        the Philippines and the Philippine Scouts to have been active 
        service for benefit purposes (see H.R. 210), H944 [17FE]
      ------ensure that employees who violate certain civil laws do 
        not receive bonuses (see H.R. 4481), H3481 [5JN]
      ------provide certain disabled veterans beneficiary travel 
        program coverage for travel for certain special disabilities 
        rehabilitation (see H.R. 3687), H5728 [7AU]
      Depts. of the Interior and Agriculture: expedite forest 
        management projects relative to hazardous fuels reduction, 
        forest health, and economic development (see H.R. 5744), H2712 
        [15MY]
      Economy: spur economic growth and create jobs (see H.R. 3400), 
        H115 [23JA]
      EPA: prohibit certain exports of electronic waste (see H.R. 
        2284), H441 [2FE]
      FDA: improve priority review voucher incentive program for 
        expedited review of treatments for tropical and rare pediatric 
        diseases (see H.R. 3059), H376 [1FE]
      Federal agencies and departments: improve coordination of agency 
        actions in preparation and adoption of environmental documents 
        in order to streamline the Federal permitting process (see 
        H.R. 4377), H2447 [8MY]
      Financial institutions: improve examination of depository 
        institutions (see H.R. 3461), H182 [25JA]
      ------limit fee disclosure requirement for an automatic teller 
        machine to the screen of that machine (see H.R. 4367), H2289 
        [27AP]
      ------provide certain credit unions with the authority to make 
        additional member business loans (see H.R. 1418), H115 [23JA]
      Flag--U.S.: constitutional amendment to prohibit desecration 
        (see H.J. Res. 13), H1306 [8MR]
      Foreign Claims Settlement Commission: receive and determine 
        validity and amount of claims for loss of wages and other 
        property of those plaintiffs in the case Bruce D. Abbott et 
        al. v. Libya (see H.R. 3713), H159 [24JA]
      Forests: address bark beetle epidemic, drought, deteriorating 
        forest health, and wildfire risk on Federal lands and increase 
        State control of forest management in high-risk areas (see 
        H.R. 6089), H4908 [17JY]
      ------address public health and safety threat of catastrophic 
        wildfire in California by expediting forest management 
        projects on hazardous fuels reduction, forest restoration, 
        forest health, and watershed restoration (see H.R. 1485), 
        H6001 [13SE]
      Gambling: establish a program for State licensing of Internet 
        poker (see H.R. 2366), H2033 [19AP]
      Government regulations: prohibit agencies from taking any 
        significant regulatory action until the unemployment rate is 
        equal to or less than a certain level (see H.R. 4078), H943 
        [17FE]
      Grand Canyon National Park: provide standards for determining 
        whether the substantial restoration of natural quiet and 
        experience has been achieved and clarify regulatory authority 
        of commercial air tours (see H.R. 4198), H1366 [16MR]
      Health: improve access to emergency medical services (see H.R. 
        157), H1209 [6MR]
      Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act: repeal health-care 
        related provisions (see H.R. 6079), H4775 [10JY]
      Immigration: facilitate travel and investment in the U.S. by 
        reforming visa procedures for certain foreign nationals 
        investing in residential real estate (see H.R. 5741), H3578 
        [6JN]
      Insurance: preserve consumer and employer access to licensed 
        independent insurance producers (see H.R. 1206), H376 [1FE]
      Iran: condemn persecution of Baha'is and continued violation of 
        the International Covenants on Human Rights, impose sanctions 
        for such violations, and call for release of religious 
        prisoners (see H. Res. 134), H641 [8FE]
      ------express importance of preventing acquisition of nuclear 
        weapons capability and continue economic and diplomatic 
        pressure to secure nonproliferation agreement (see H. Res. 
        568), H1808 [29MR]
      IRS: make the Free File Program permanent (see H.R. 2569), H2033 
        [19AP]
      Israel: include in the visa waiver program (see H.R. 5850), 
        H3734 [18JN]
      ------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), H2134 [25AP]
      Lions Clubs: mint coins in commemoration of centennial of 
        establishment (see H.R. 2139), H2033 [19AP]
      Medicare: ensure continued access of beneficiaries to diagnostic 
        imaging services (see H.R. 3269), H187 [27JA]
      ------establish a payment option to freely contract, without 
        penalty, for fee-for-service items and services, while 
        allowing beneficiaries to use their benefits (see H.R. 1700), 
        H3808 [19JN]
      ------exempt certain requests by physicians for consultations by 
        radiation oncologists from the limitation on certain physician 
        referrals (see H.R. 4127), H1133 [1MR]
      ------extend Medicare-dependent hospital (MDH) program and 
        increase payments under the Medicare low-volume hospital 
        program (see H.R. 5943), H6234 [20SE]
      ------provide for pharmacy benefits manager standards under the 
        prescription drug program to further fair audits of and 
        payments to pharmacies (see H.R. 4215), H5860 [11SE]
      Members of Congress: prohibit receipt of pay after October 1 of 
        any fiscal year in which a concurrent budget resolution and 
        regular appropriations bills have not been approved (see H.R. 
        3643), H79 [18JA]
      ------support and promote the respectful and dignified disposal 
        of worn and tattered U.S. flags (see H. Res. 757), H5707 [2AU]
      Multinational Species Conservation Funds Semipostal Stamp Act: 
        reauthorize (see H.R. 3510), H727 [14FE]
      National Desert Storm Memorial Association: authorize to 
        establish National Desert Storm and Desert Shield Memorial in 
        the District of Columbia (see H.R. 5914), H6234 [20SE]
      National Eagle Scout Day: designate (see H. Res. 716), H4604 
        [28JN]
      NLRB: modify authority relative to rulemaking, issuance of 
        complaints, and authority over unfair labor practices (see 
        H.R. 2978), H2813 [16MY]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: repeal (see H.R. 
        6079), H4775 [10JY]
      ------repeal annual fee on health insurance providers (see H.R. 
        1370), H6234 [20SE]
      ------repeal provisions providing for the Independent Payment 
        Advisory Board (see H.R. 452), H375 [1FE]
      POW: ensure availability of the writ of habeas corpus for any 
        person who is detained in the U.S. (see H.R. 4388), H3164 
        [18MY]
      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), H221 [31JA]
      ------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), H221 [31JA]
      Pro Football Hall of Fame: mint coins in recognition and 
        celebration (see H.R. 4104), H1392 [19MR]
      Public buildings: improve security at State and local 
        courthouses (see H.R. 6185), H5290 [25JY]
      Public debt: disapprove the President's exercise of authority to 
        increase the debt limit (see H.J. Res. 98), H28 [17JA]
      ------retain authority of Congress to borrow money on the credit 
        of the U.S. and not cede this power to the President (see H. 
        Res. 826), H7425 [20DE]
      Public lands: improve management of grazing leases and permits 
        (see H.R. 4234), H2034 [19AP]
      Real estate: protect private property rights by limiting the 
        power of eminent domain (see H.R. 1433), H115 [23JA]
      Renewable energy: promote development of renewable energy on 
        public lands (see H.R. 5991), H4908 [17JY]
      Social Security: replace Medicaid and the State Children's 
        Health Insurance Program with a block grant to the States (see 
        H.R. 4160), H4908 [17JY]
      ------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), H3733 [18JN] (see H.R. 718), H3976 [21JN]
      Space policy: remove commercial satellites and related 
        components from the U.S. Munitions List subject to certain 
        restrictions (see H.R. 3288), H1210 [6MR]
      Tariff Act: increase dollar amount requirements for articles and 
        merchandise under administrative exemptions and entry under 
        regulations provisions (see H.R. 1653), H2033 [19AP]
      Taxation: allow a credit against tax for qualified elementary 
        and secondary education tuition (see H.R. 4075), H2329 [7MY]
      ------establish ABLE accounts to pay for qualified disability 
        expenses of family members with disabilities (see H.R. 3423), 
        H6505 [28NO]
      ------exclude from gross income any prizes or awards received by 
        Olympic medal winners (see H.R. 6267), H5712 [2AU]
      ------exclude from gross income gain from the conversion of 
        property by reason of eminent domain (see H.R. 2327), H3481 
        [5JN]
      ------extend and expand the deduction for certain expenses of 
        elementary and secondary school teachers (see H.R. 3148), 
        H2134 [25AP]
      ------extend exclusion from gross income of discharges of 
        qualified principal residence indebtedness (see H.R. 4336), 
        H5860 [11SE]
      ------extend the research credit and increase and make permanent 
        the alternative simplified research credit (see H.R. 942), 
        H5630 [1AU]
      ------increase participation in medical flexible spending 
        arrangements (see H.R. 1004), H2033 [19AP]
      ------modify depreciation recovery period for energy-efficient 
        cool roof systems (see H.R. 2962), H1915 [17AP]
      ------permanently extend the 15-year recovery period for 
        qualified leasehold improvement property, restaurant property, 
        and retail improvement property (see H.R. 1265), H5923 [12SE]
      ------promote charitable donations of qualified vehicles (see 
        H.R. 860), H159 [24JA]
      ------promote neutrality, simplicity, and fairness in the 
        taxation of digital goods and services (see H.R. 1860), H3808 
        [19JN]
      ------reduce excise tax rate on beer produced domestically by 
        certain small producers (see H.R. 1236), H1273 [7MR]
      ------reduce tax on beer (see H.R. 1675), H2813 [16MY]
      ------repeal estate and generation-skipping taxes (see H.R. 
        1259), H1100 [29FE]
      ------support and strengthen tax incentives for retirement 
        savings (see H. Con. Res. 101), H2072 [24AP]
      ------treat amounts paid for umbilical cord blood banking 
        services as medical care expenses (see H.R. 1614), H3808 
        [19JN]
      Tobacco products: clarify FDA jurisdiction over certain tobacco 
        products and protect jobs and small businesses involved in the 
        sale, manufacturing, and distribution of cigars (see H.R. 
        1639), H3700 [8JN]
      U.N. Arms Trade Treaty: oppose (see H. Res. 814), H6505 [28NO]
      Veterans: exempt health care programs from sequestration (see 
        H.R. 3895), H1274 [7MR]
      ------expand eligibility for concurrent receipt of military 
        retired pay or combat-related compensation with service-
        connected disability benefits and eliminate phase-in period 
        for such benefits (see H.R. 303), H1209 [6MR] (see H.R. 333), 
        H726 [14FE]
      Violence Against Women Act: reauthorize (see H.R. 4970), H2267 
        [27AP]
      Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act: clarify 
        provisions relative to regulation of municipal advisors (see 
        H.R. 2827), H1571 [26MR]
      Wallenberg, Raoul: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 
        3001), H79 [18JA]
      Water: clarify definition of navigable waters relative to 
        application of environmental protection regulations (see H.R. 
        4304), H2289 [27AP]
      ------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 H.R. 4965), H3700 
        [8JN]
      World War I: mint coins in commemoration of centennial (see H.R. 
        4107), H2647 [10MY]
      World War II: award Congressional Gold Medal to members of the 
        Civil Air Patrol (see H.R. 719), H1273 [7MR]
  Bills and resolutions introduced
      BLM: convey certain Federal land to Yerington, NV (see H.R. 
        4039), H801 [15FE]
      ------convey certain public land in and around historic mining 
        townsites in Nevada (see H.R. 6497), H6274 [21SE]
      ------convey quitclaim surface rights to certain Federal land in 
        Virginia City, NV, to Storey County, NV, to resolve 
        conflicting ownership and title claims (see H.R. 6184), H5290 
        [25JY]
      ------convey to Carlin, NV, all right, title, and interest of 
        the U.S., to any Federal land within that city under its 
        jurisdiction (see H.R. 6282), H5704 [2AU]
      Crime: reauthorize grants to enhance State and local efforts to 
        combat trafficking in persons (see H.R. 6496), H6274 [21SE]
      Dept. of Defense: submit a report to Congress on the future 
        availability of TRICARE Prime throughout the U.S. and ensure 
        certain TRICARE beneficiaries retain access to a primary care 
        provider (see H.R. 6635), H6675 [5DE]
      Dept. of the Interior: convey, by quitclaim deed, to Fernley, 
        NV, all right, title, and interest of the U.S., to any Federal 
        land within that city under the jurisdiction of BLM or the 
        Bureau of Reclamation (see H.R. 6236), H5524 [31JY]
      ------convey certain Federal land to Elko County, NV, and take 
        land into trust for the Te-moak Tribe of Western Shoshone 
        Indians of Nevada (see H.R. 3815), H158 [24JA]
      ------convey certain lands in Clark and Nye Counties, NV, to the 
        Nevada System of Higher Education (see H.R. 3996), H692 [9FE]
      ------transfer certain Federal land in Churchill County, NV, to 
        the Dept. of the Navy (see H.R. 6596), H6428 [16NO]
      Lincoln County, NV: facilitate planning, permitting, 
        administration, implementation, and monitoring of pinyon-
        juniper dominated landscape restoration projects (see H.R. 
        6453), H6231 [20SE]
      Mining and mineral resources: promote domestic production of 
        critical minerals and materials (see H.R. 4402), H2029 [19AP]
      Public lands: convey small parcels of National Forest System and 
        BLM lands to landowners whose lands share a boundary with such 
        public lands (see H.R. 4976), H2267 [27AP]
  Constitutional authority statements
      BLM: convey certain Federal land to Yerington, NV (H.R. 4039), 
        H802 [15FE]
      ------convey certain public land in and around historic mining 
        townsites in Nevada (H.R. 6497), H6277 [21SE]
      ------convey quitclaim surface rights to certain Federal land in 
        Virginia City, NV, to Storey County, NV, to resolve 
        conflicting ownership and title claims (H.R. 6184), H5291 
        [25JY]
      ------convey to Carlin, NV, all right, title, and interest of 
        the U.S., to any Federal land within that city under its 
        jurisdiction (H.R. 6282), H5708 [2AU]
      Crime: reauthorize grants to enhance State and local efforts to 
        combat trafficking in persons (H.R. 6496), H6277 [21SE]
      Dept. of the Interior: convey, by quitclaim deed, to Fernley, 
        NV, all right, title, and interest of the U.S., to any Federal 
        land within that city under the jurisdiction of BLM or the 
        Bureau of Reclamation (H.R. 6236), H5525 [31JY]
      ------convey certain Federal land to Elko County, NV, and take 
        land into trust for the Te-moak Tribe of Western Shoshone 
        Indians of Nevada (H.R. 3815), H158 [24JA]
      ------convey certain lands in Clark and Nye Counties, NV, to the 
        Nevada System of Higher Education (H.R. 3996), H693 [9FE]
      ------transfer certain Federal land in Churchill County, NV, to 
        the Dept. of the Navy (H.R. 6596), H6429 [16NO]
      Lincoln County, NV: facilitate planning, permitting, 
        administration, implementation, and monitoring of pinyon-
        juniper dominated landscape restoration projects (H.R. 6453), 
        H6233 [20SE]
      Mining and mineral resources: promote domestic production of 
        critical minerals and materials (H.R. 4402), H2031 [19AP]
      Public lands: convey small parcels of National Forest System and 
        BLM lands to landowners whose lands share a boundary with such 
        public lands (H.R. 4976), H2275 [27AP]
  Remarks
      BLM: convey certain Federal land to Yerington, NV, H3760 [19JN]
      California: amend certain laws relative to a FERC project 
        located on a segment of the Lower Merced River (H.R. 2578), 
        H3760 [19JN]
      Dalton, Jacob: tribute for participation in Olympic Games, 
        E1341 [26JY]
      Dept. of the Interior: allow construction and operation of 
        natural gas pipeline facilities in Gateway National Recreation 
        Area (H.R. 2606), Senate amendment, H6350 [14NO]
      ------prohibit transfer of any Solid Minerals Program function 
        from BLM to the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and 
        Enforcement, H3908, H3909 [20JN]
      Government regulations: prohibit agencies from taking any 
        significant regulatory action until the unemployment rate is 
        equal to or less than a certain level (H.R. 4078), H5241 
        [25JY]
      Mining and mineral resources: promote domestic production of 
        critical minerals and materials (H.R. 4402), H4833, H4837, 
        H4843 [12JY]
      ------promote domestic production of critical minerals and 
        materials (H.R. 4402), consideration (H. Res. 726), H4795 
        [11JY]
      ------require mining companies to pay a royalty for value of 
        hardrock minerals mined on Federal lands and designate 
        revenues for cleanup of abandoned hardrock mines, H4843 [12JY]
      Morrison, Heath: American Association of School Administrators 
        Superintendent of the Year award recipient, E233 
        [17FE]
      Power resources: develop plan to increase oil and gas 
        exploration, development, and production under oil and gas 
        leases of Federal lands in response to Strategic Petroleum 
        Reserve drawdown (H.R. 4480), H3908, H3909 [20JN]
      Public debt: disapprove the President's exercise of authority to 
        increase the debt limit (H.J. Res. 98), H64 [18JA]
  Tributes
      Nixon, Patricia, E332 [7MR]
      Raggio, William J., H1145 [5MR]




AMOS, JAMES F.

  Letters
      Navy participation in memorandum of understanding with Depts. of 
        Agriculture and Energy to invest in production of advanced 
        aviation and marine biofuels, S7144 [29NO]




AMTRAK

  Amendments
      Depts. of Transportation and HUD and related agencies: making 
        appropriations (H.R. 5972), H3981 [25JN], H4033, H4035, H4036, 
        H4037, H4039, H4041, H4044, H4045, H4047, H4048, H4051, H4052, 
        H4053, H4054, H4055, H4056, H4065, H4066 [26JN], H4096, H4097, 
        H4099, H4100, H4101, H4102, H4103, H4104, H4105, H4106, H4108, 
        H4109, H4110, H4112, H4117, H4118, H4121, H4122, H4124, H4135, 
        H4136, H4137, H4139, H4140, H4141, H4142, H4143, H4144, H4146, 
        H4147, H4148, H4149, H4150, H4151 [27JN]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5972), consideration (H. Res. 
        697), H4025 [26JN]
  Bills and resolutions
      Dept. of Transportation: develop commercial areas around rail 
        stations to help finance rail corridor infrastructure and 
        operational expenses (see H.R. 4361), H1845 [16AP]
      Depts. of Transportation and HUD and related agencies: making 
        appropriations (see S. 2322), S2545 [19AP] (see H.R. 5972), 
        H3914 [20JN]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5972), consideration (see H. 
        Res. 697), H3974 [21JN]
  Motions
      Depts. of Transportation and HUD and related agencies: making 
        appropriations (H.R. 5972), H4633 [29JN]
  Remarks in House
      Dept. of Transportation: develop commercial areas around rail 
        stations to help finance rail corridor infrastructure and 
        operational expenses, E515 [30MR]
      ------develop commercial areas around rail stations to help 
        finance rail corridor infrastructure and operational expenses 
        (H.R. 4361), E520 [16AP]
      Depts. of Transportation and HUD and related agencies: across-
        the-board funding reduction, H4135, H4136 [27JN]
      ------exempt from certain requirements on the procurement and 
        acquisition of alternative fuels, H4142, H4143 [27JN]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5972), H3946 [21JN], H4029-
        H4062 [26JN], H4079-H4151 [27JN], H4630-H4635 [29JN], E1156 
        [27JN], E1177 [28JN], E1182, E1183 [29JN], E1237, E1239, E1245 
        [12JY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5972), consideration (H. Res. 
        697), H4017-H4027 [26JN]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5972), motion to recommit, 
        H4634 [29JN]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5972), unanimous-consent 
        agreement, H4630 [29JN]
      Surface Transportation Board: funding, H4053 [26JN]
      Terrorism: anniversary of terrorist attacks, E1478 [11SE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Presidential appointments: nominations considered and confirmed 
        en bloc, S6606-S6609 [21SE], S8631 [1JA]
  Reports filed
      Consideration of H.R. 5972, Depts. of Transportation and HUD and 
        Related Agencies Appropriations: Committee on Rules (House) 
        (H. Res. 697) (H. Rept. 112-545), H3974 [21JN]
      Depts. of Transportation and HUD and Related Agencies 
        Appropriations: Committee on Appropriations (House) (H.R. 
        5972) (H. Rept. 112-541), H3914 [20JN]
      ------Committee on Appropriations (Senate) (S. 2322) (S. Rept. 
        112-157), S2545 [19AP]
  Rulings of the Chair
      Depts. of Transportation and HUD and related agencies: making 
        appropriations (H.R. 5972), H4038, H4041, H4051 [26JN], H4101, 
        H4104, H4111, H4118, H4119, H4125, H4144 [27JN]
  Tables
      Depts. of Transportation and HUD and related agencies 
        appropriations (H.R. 5972), H4080-H4095 [27JN]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 697, consideration of H.R. 5972, Depts. of 
        Transportation and HUD and related agencies appropriations and 
        H.R. 5973, agriculture, rural development, FDA, and related 
        agencies programs appropriations, H4017 [26JN]




AMVETS (organization)

  Remarks in House
      Geiger, Roger: Torrington, CT, AMVETS (organization) Post 24 
        member of the year award recipient, E203 [15FE]




AMY BIEHL HIGH SCHOOL FOUNDATION

  Bills and resolutions
      GSA: convey a parcel of real property in Albuquerque, NM, to the 
        Amy Biehl High School Foundation (see S. 3370), S4892 [11JY]
  Reports filed
      Albuquerque, NM, Federal Land Conveyance Act: Committee on 
        Environment and Public Works (Senate) (S. 3370), S5870 [1AU]




ANANIA, JAY N.

  Reports
      Political Contributions of Executive Nominees, S4298 [19JN]
  Reports filed
      Nomination To Be Ambassador to Suriname: Committee on Foreign 
        Relations (Senate), S4298 [19JN]




ANAYA, RUDOLFO

  Remarks in Senate
      Tribute, S2806 [26AP]




ANCHORAGE, AK

  Bills and resolutions
      Land use: 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] (see H.R. 6619), H6535 [29NO]
      Sports: tribute to Nunaka Valley Little League junior girls 
        softball team (see S. Res. 571), S6546 [20SE]
  Remarks in House
      James M. Fitzgerald U.S. Courthouse: designate (S. 1710), H1141, 
        H1142 [5MR]
  Remarks in Senate
      Land use: 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]
  Texts of
      S. 1710, James M. Fitzgerald U.S. Courthouse, Anchorage, AK, 
        H1141 [5MR]
      S. Res. 571, tribute to Anchorage, AK, Nunaka Valley Little 
        League junior girls softball team, S6555 [20SE]




ANCIENT ORDER OF HIBERNIANS IN AMERICA, INC.

  Remarks in House
      Guerin, Kevin: Ancient Order of Hibernians Volunteer Patrick 
        Torphy Division 2 of Monmouth County, NJ, Irishman of the Year 
        award recipient, E131 [3FE]
      Ryan, Michael: Ancient Order of Hibernians Volunteer Patrick 
        Torphy Division 2 of Monmouth County, NJ, Hibernian of the 
        Year award recipient, E144 [6FE]




ANDEAN TRADE PREFERENCE ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Ecuador: condemn repression of democracy and human rights, 
        express concern on lack of counternarcotics cooperation and 
        relationship with Iran, and discourage renewal of trade 
        preference systems (see H. Res. 745), H5525 [31JY]




ANDEAN TRADE PROMOTION AND DRUG ERADICATION ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Ecuador: condemn repression of democracy and human rights, 
        express concern on lack of counternarcotics cooperation and 
        relationship with Iran, and discourage renewal of trade 
        preference systems (see H. Res. 745), H5525 [31JY]




ANDERSON, ANTHONY

  Remarks in House
      Alliance for Young Artists & Writers: National Scholastic Art & 
        Writing Awards gold medal recipient, H3488 [6JN]




ANDERSON, BESSIE M. RUDOLPH

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1231 [11JY]




ANDERSON, CARMELL F.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E102 [31JA]




ANDERSON, CLARENCE E. (BUD)

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1790 [16NO]




ANDERSON, DAN

  Remarks in House
      Missouri Association of Secondary School Principals: Principal 
        of the Year award recipient, E1556 [19SE]




ANDERSON, DAVID

  Prayers
      House of Representatives, H588 [8FE]
  Remarks in House
      Tribute, H589 [8FE]




ANDERSON, DAVID E.

  Remarks in Senate
      Tribute, S4945 [12JY]




ANDERSON, FRANK W.

  Remarks in House
      Joint Veterans' Commission of Cuyahoga County, OH: Judge Felix 
        T. Matia/Chester J. Koch award recipient, E164 [8FE]




ANDERSON, FRED

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E5 [10JA]




ANDERSON, HARRY

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E35 [18JA]




ANDERSON, IN

  Remarks in House
      Anderson Police Dept.: express condolences for loss of police 
        dogs, E1475 [11SE]




ANDERSON, JAMES

  Privilege of the floor
      Senate, S4307 [19JN], S4729 [28JN]




ANDERSON, JAMES, SR.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1779 [16NO]




ANDERSON, LEE M.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1661 [28SE]




ANDERSON, LEE S.

  Remarks in Senate
      Tribute, S2081 [27MR]




ANDERSON, LEITH

  Articles and editorials
      Protect Immigrant Women From Violence, H2765 [16MY]




ANDERSON, MARGARET

  Articles and editorials
      Park Ranger's Death Highlights the Risks in Federal Law 
        Enforcement, E44 [18JA]
  Bills and resolutions
      National Park Ranger Margaret Anderson Post Office, Eatonville, 
        WA: designate (see H.R. 5788), H2812 [16MY]
  Remarks in House
      National Park Ranger Margaret Anderson Post Office, Eatonville, 
        WA: designate (H.R. 5788), H6478, H6479 [28NO]
      Tribute, E14 [13JA]
  Texts of
      H.R. 5788, National Park Ranger Margaret Anderson Post Office, 
        Eatonville, WA, H6478 [28NO]




ANDERSON, MARGE

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, H3179 [30MY]




ANDERSON, MATT

  Remarks in House
      Olympic Games: tribute to California participants, E1336 [26JY]
      ------tribute to New York participants, H4829 [12JY], E1392 
        [2AU]




ANDERSON, NATE

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E192 [14FE]




ANDERSON, RODNEY A.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E440 [26MR]




ANDERSON, SC

  Remarks in House
      T.L. Hanna High School: tribute to girls' soccer team, E916 
        [31MY]




ANDERSON, SUSAN B.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1671 [28SE]




ANDERSON, TEA

  Remarks in House
      Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth: award 
        recipient, E1009 [7JN]




ANDOVER, ME

  Remarks in House
      Television: anniversary of Telstar satellite first transatlantic 
        television signal, E1248 [12JY]




ANDRADE, PATRICIA

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E483 [29MR]




ANDREA ROSE TEODOSIO FOUNDATION

  Remarks in House
      Teodosio, Thomas and Linda: Catholic Commission of Summit 
        County, OH, Bishop Cosgrove Justice Award recipients, E1889 
        [7DE]




ANDREAS, JAMES W.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E683 [27AP]




ANDREES, JoANN

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E928 [31MY]




ANDREW P. CARPENTER TAX ACT  see Taxation




ANDREWS, ELEANOR K.

  Remarks in House
      California: 29th Congressional District Woman of the Year award 
        recipient, E461 [28MR]




ANDREWS, JAMES J.

  Remarks in House
      Civil War--U.S.: anniversary of the Great Locomotive Chase, E517 
        [30MR]




ANDREWS, ROBERT E. (a Representative from New Jersey)

  Amendments
      Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military 
        activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military 
        construction (H.R. 4310), H3127 [18MY]
  Appointments
      Conferee: H.R. 4310, Dept. of Defense appropriations for 
        military activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and 
        military construction, H6782 [13DE]
      Donald M. Payne funeral attendees, H1828 [16AP]
  Articles and editorials
      House Republicans Tax Bill Leaves Some Military Families Behind, 
        Seth Hanlon, Center for American Progress (Internet site), 
        H5543 [1AU]
  Bills and resolutions cosponsored
      Agriculture: provide for a uniform national standard for the 
        housing and treatment of egg-laying hens (see H.R. 3798), 
        H5328 [26JY]
      Arlington National Cemetery: authorize burial of members who 
        served in the Tomb Guard Platoon of the 3d U.S. Infantry 
        Regiment which provides sentinels at the Tomb of the Unknowns 
        (see H.R. 4248), H4908 [17JY]
      Armed Forces: add a definition of spouse for purposes of 
        military personnel policies and military and veterans benefits 
        that recognize new State definitions of spouse (see H.R. 
        6046), H4156 [27JN]
      ------protect child custody arrangements for parents who are 
        members (see H.R. 4201), H1366 [16MR]
      Bureau of Prisons: establish an Oleoresin Capsicum Spray Pilot 
        Program (see H.R. 1175), H1807 [29MR]
      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), H1498 [21MR]
      Children and youth: establish or expand and operate programs 
        using a network of public and private community entities to 
        provide mentoring for children in foster care (see H.R. 2012), 
        H3404 [1JN]
      ------protect students from inappropriate seclusion and physical 
        restraint in schools (see H.R. 1381), H5860 [11SE]
      Commission To Accelerate the End of Breast Cancer: establish 
        (see H.R. 3067), H3177 [29MY]
      Crime: prohibit attendance of an animal fighting venture (see 
        H.R. 2492), H5526 [31JY]
      Cyprus: allow for certain property claims against Turkey arising 
        out of exclusion of U.S. nationals from property such 
        nationals own in Turkish-occupied territory (see H.R. 2597), 
        H159 [24JA]
      Dept. of Commerce: produce, with other relevant agencies, a 
        report on enhancing the competitiveness of the U.S. in 
        attracting foreign direct investments (see H.R. 5910), H4908 
        [17JY]
      Dept. of Defense: carry out a program to develop innovative 
        financial products that encourage savings and wealth-creation 
        among active servicemembers and reduce use of predatory 
        lenders (see H.R. 5946), H3702 [12JN]
      ------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), H1543 [22MR]
      Dept. of Education: extend the reduced interest rate for Federal 
        Direct Stafford Loans (see H.R. 3826), H2072 [24AP]
      ------reauthorize and strengthen the Improving Literacy Through 
        School Libraries Program (see H.R. 3776), H3267 [30MY]
      Dept. of HHS: assist low-income individuals in obtaining 
        recommended dental care (see H.R. 4091), H3105 [17MY]
      ------establish and implement a Pancreatic Cancer Initiative 
        (see H.R. 733), H4157 [27JN]
      ------implement the National Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury 
        Plan (see H.R. 2600), H1273 [7MR]
      ------increase number of permanent faculty in palliative care at 
        allopathic and osteopathic medical schools, nursing schools, 
        and other programs, and promote education in palliative care 
        and hospice (see H.R. 6155), H6152 [19SE]
      ------provide for the participation of physical therapists in 
        the National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program (see 
        H.R. 1426), H6344 [13NO]
      ------reduce preterm labor, delivery, and risk of pregnancy-
        related deaths and complications due to pregnancy, and reduce 
        infant mortality caused by prematurity (see H.R. 2679), H6397 
        [15NO]
      Dept. of HUD: authorize use of multifamily housing subject to a 
        mortgage insured under the National Housing Act as workforce 
        residential housing (see H.R. 3825), H694 [9FE]
      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), 
        H3578 [6JN]
      Dept. of Labor: carry out a pilot program to provide veterans 
        with access at One-Stop Centers to Internet websites to 
        facilitate online job searches (see H.R. 6401), H6062 [14SE]
      ------establish the National Full Employment Trust Fund (see 
        H.R. 870), H641 [8FE] (see H.R. 4277), H2072 [24AP]
      ------strengthen the U.S. workforce investment system through 
        innovation in, and alignment and improvement of, employment, 
        training, and education programs (see H.R. 4227), H2289 [27AP]
      Dept. of the Treasury: transfer proceeds from the sale of 
        Government stock in General Motors Corp., to fund pension 
        benefits for former Delphi Corp., employees (see H.R. 6404), 
        H5999 [13SE]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: deem certain service in the organized 
        military forces of the Philippines and the Philippine Scouts 
        to have been active service for benefit purposes (see H.R. 
        210), H5292 [25JY]
      Developing countries: improve access to microenterprise by the 
        very poor (see H.R. 2524), H5202 [24JY]
      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), 
        H6300 [2OC]
      Diseases: expand research and awareness activities relative to 
        scleroderma (see H.R. 1672), H966 [27FE]
      ------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), H6234 [20SE]
      ------reduce disparities and improve access to diagnosis and 
        treatment of prostate cancer for underserved populations and 
        men with a family history of prostate cancer (see H.R. 2159), 
        H1642 [27MR]
      ------require a Federal commitment to Alzheimer's disease 
        research to advance breakthrough treatments for people with 
        the disease (see H.R. 1897), H1807 [29MR]
      ------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), H2569 
        [9MY]
      Drugs: address critical drug shortages (see H.R. 3839), H7264 
        [18DE]
      Education: aid gifted and talented learners, including high-
        ability learners not formally identified as gifted (see H.R. 
        1674), H1846 [16AP]
      ------provide educational stability for children in foster care 
        (see H.R. 5876), H6152 [19SE]
      ------support statewide individual-level integrated 
        postsecondary education data systems (see H.R. 4061), H966 
        [27FE]
      Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act: improve (see H.R. 
        5871), H3662 [7JN]
      FDA: allow fast track approval of certain orphan drugs (see H.R. 
        3737), H1017 [28FE]
      ------improve priority review voucher incentive program for 
        expedited review of treatments for tropical and rare pediatric 
        diseases (see H.R. 3059), H1306 [8MR]
      FEC: reassert congressional authority to restrict spending by 
        corporations and labor organizations on campaigns for 
        elections for Federal office (see H.R. 6310), H5705 [2AU]
      Federal agencies and departments: develop public access policies 
        relative to research conducted by that agency or from funds 
        administered by that agency (see H.R. 4004), H3662 [7JN]
      Federal employees: provide certain benefits to domestic partners 
        (see H.R. 3485), H6062 [14SE]
      Federal firefighters: establish presumptive disability benefits 
        for certain diseases and disabilities (see H.R. 1066), H1807 
        [29MR]
      ------provide for more accurate computation of retirement 
        benefits (see H.R. 1068), H2647 [10MY]
      Financial institutions: require holders of student loans to 
        apply prepayment ammounts to loans with the highest rates of 
        interest (see H.R. 6510), H6275 [21SE]
      Firearms: prohibit transfer or possession of large capacity 
        ammunition feeding devices (see H.R. 308), H7424 [20DE]
      ------require face to face purchases of ammunition, licensing of 
        ammunition dealers, and reporting regarding bulk purchases of 
        ammunition (see H.R. 6241), H5717 [3AU]
      Foreign aid: provide assistance for developing countries to 
        promote quality and universal basic education (see H.R. 2705), 
        H3267 [30MY]
      Health: create a patient-centered quality of care initiative for 
        seriously ill patients (see H.R. 6157), H6152 [19SE]
      ------recognize importance of frontline health workers toward 
        accelerating progress on global health and saving lives of 
        women and children (see H. Res. 734), H5861 [11SE]
      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: allow U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents 
        to sponsor their permanent partners for U.S. residence (see 
        H.R. 1537), H159 [24JA]
      Insurance: allow enforcement of State disclosure laws and access 
        to courts for covered Holocaust-era insurance policy claims 
        (see H.R. 890), H1134 [1MR]
      ------provide parity under group health plans and insurance 
        coverage in the provision of benefits for prosthetics and 
        custom orthotics and benefits for other medical and surgical 
        services (see H.R. 4175), H1304 [8MR]
      ------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), H6152 
        [19SE]
      Iran: clarify treatment of the interests of Iran in certain 
        assets (see H.R. 4070), H1018 [28FE]
      ------condemn continued persecution, imprisonment, and 
        sentencing of Youcef Nadarkhani on the charge of apostasy (see 
        H. Res. 556), H1101 [29FE]
      ------expand sanctions relative to the energy sector (see H.R. 
        4317), H4065 [26JN]
      ------express importance of preventing acquisition of nuclear 
        weapons capability and continue economic and diplomatic 
        pressure to secure nonproliferation agreement (see H. Res. 
        568), H1848 [16AP]
      ------provide for a comprehensive strategy to counter growing 
        presence and hostile activity in the Western Hemisphere (see 
        H.R. 3783), H2329 [7MY]
      Israel: authorize further assistance to Israel for the Iron Dome 
        anti-missile defense system (see H.R. 4229), H1642 [27MR]
      ------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), H1847 [16AP]
      Judge Shirley A. Tolentino Post Office Building, Jersey City, 
        NJ: designate (see H.R. 2896), H966 [27FE]
      Lions Clubs: mint coins in commemoration of centennial of 
        establishment (see H.R. 2139), H5526 [31JY]
      Medicare: ensure continued access of beneficiaries to diagnostic 
        imaging services (see H.R. 3269), H3976 [21JN]
      ------provide coverage of comprehensive Alzheimer's disease and 
        other dementia diagnosis and services to improve care and 
        outcomes by increasing detection, diagnosis, care, and 
        planning (see H.R. 1386), H1741 [28MR]
      ------provide for pharmacy benefits manager standards under the 
        prescription drug program to further fair audits of and 
        payments to pharmacies (see H.R. 4215), H5079 [19JY]
      ------recognize attending physician assistants as attending 
        physicians to serve hospice patients (see H.R. 3831), H3808 
        [19JN]
      ------repeal outpatient rehabilitation therapy caps (see H.R. 
        1546), H5078 [19JY]
      ------strengthen and protect hospice programs (see H.R. 3506), 
        H2813 [16MY]
      Medicare/Medicaid: provide coverage of voluntary advance care 
        planning consultation (see H.R. 1589), H3163 [18MY]
      Minimum wage: provide for increases consistent with inflation 
        (see H.R. 6211), H5326 [26JY]
      Multinational Species Conservation Funds Semipostal Stamp Act: 
        reauthorize (see H.R. 3510), H694 [9FE]
      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]
      New Jersey: exclude from prohibition on professional and amateur 
        sports gambling to the extent approved by the State 
        legislature (see H.R. 3809), H4605 [28JN]
      Nicklaus, Jack: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 4040), 
        H1154 [5MR]
      NIH: expand, intensify, and coordinate programs and activities 
        relative to Tourette syndrome (see H.R. 3760), H159 [24JA]
      Northern Mariana Islands: include in employment services 
        provided under Wagner-Peyser Act (see H.R. 4339), H1804 [29MR]
      Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp.: ensure maximum pension benefits 
        for certain pilots forced to retire at age 60 by FAA 
        regulations (see H.R. 1867), H726 [14FE]
      ------guarantee qualified preretirement survivor annuities under 
        insolvent or terminated multiemployer pension plans (see H.R. 
        5981), H3914 [20JN]
      Pharmacies: ensure and foster safety and quality of care and 
        competitive marketplace by exempting independent pharmacies 
        from antitrust laws in negotiations with health and health 
        insurance providers (see H.R. 1946), H1978 [18AP]
      Political campaigns: provide for additional disclosure 
        requirements for corporations, labor organizations, and other 
        entities (see H.R. 4010), H692 [9FE]
      Postal Service: recalculate and restore retirement annuities, 
        eliminate requirement to pre-fund health benefits fund, 
        restrict facility closures, and create incentives to maintain 
        levels of service (see H.R. 3591), H3976 [21JN]
      Pro Football Hall of Fame: mint coins in recognition and 
        celebration (see H.R. 4104), H2569 [9MY]
      Public Safety Officers' Benefits Program: improve (see H.R. 
        4018), H2288 [27AP]
      Religion: honor historical contributions of Catholic sisters 
        (see H. Res. 689), H3977 [21JN]
      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]
      Salem, MA: recognize as birthplace of the National Guard (see 
        H.R. 1339), H1306 [8MR]
      SBA: extend temporary program allowing refinancing of certain 
        eligible fixed assets under the Certified Development Company/
        504 Loan Program (see H.R. 2950), H2072 [24AP]
      SEC: require disclosure of the total number of a company's 
        domestic and foreign employees (see H.R. 3875), H476 [3FE]
      Social Security: repeal Government pension offset and windfall 
        elimination provisions (see H.R. 1332), H79 [18JA]
      Sports: permit States to grant exemptions from certain laws for 
        lotteries, sweepstakes, and other betting, gambling, or 
        wagering schemes involving professional and amateur sports 
        (see H.R. 3797), H4605 [28JN]
      SSA: require the President to transmit the annual budget without 
        revisions to Congress (see H.R. 4082), H1154 [5MR]
      Staff Sergeant Joseph D'Augustine Post Office Building, 
        Waldwick, NJ: designate (see H.R. 6318), H5705 [2AU]
      Taiwan: resume normal diplomatic relations (see H. Con. Res. 
        122), H2320 [7MY]
      Taxation: clarify the employment tax treatment and reporting of 
        wages paid by professional employer organizations (see H.R. 
        2466), H1391 [19MR]
      ------encourage domestic insourcing and discourage foreign 
        outsourcing (see H.R. 5542), H4775 [10JY]
      ------establish ABLE accounts to pay for qualified disability 
        expenses of family members with disabilities (see H.R. 3423), 
        H5860 [11SE]
      ------extend exclusion from gross income for employer-provided 
        health coverage to certain employee designated beneficiaries 
        (see H.R. 2088), H6152 [19SE]
      ------promote charitable donations of qualified vehicles (see 
        H.R. 860), H3703 [12JN]
      ------provide a credit for costs of certain infertility 
        treatments (see H.R. 3522), H1978 [18AP]
      ------provide for an investment credit relative to the 
        production of electricity from offshore wind (see H.R. 3238), 
        H6061 [14SE]
      ------provide tax relief for damages relative to Hurricane Sandy 
        (see H.R. 6683), H7359 [19DE]
      ------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), H3733 [18JN]
      ------reduce excise tax rate on beer produced domestically by 
        certain small producers (see H.R. 1236), H3807 [19JN]
      ------support and strengthen tax incentives for retirement 
        savings (see H. Con. Res. 101), H901 [16FE]
      Transportation: provide flexibility in use of Federal funding 
        for certain transit functions to local entities (see H.R. 
        3200), H187 [27JA]
      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), H5712 [2AU]
      Veterans: authorize military departments to provide an exception 
        to standards for awarding the Purple Heart for World War II 
        veterans whose service records are incomplete due to damage 
        (see H.R. 6095), H5712 [2AU]
      ------issue a Victory for Veterans stamp (see H.R. 6121), H4863 
        [12JY]
      Voting: require a voter-verified permanent paper ballot (see 
        H.R. 5816), H3103 [17MY]
      Wallenberg, Raoul: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 
        3001), H1017 [28FE]
      Water pollution: clarify that fill material cannot be comprised 
        of waste (see H.R. 1375), H1101 [29FE]
      Workforce Investment Act: integrate public libraries into State 
        and local workforce investment boards (see H.R. 1616), H3363 
        [31MY]
      World War II: award Congressional Gold Medal to members of the 
        Civil Air Patrol (see H.R. 719), H4864 [12JY]
      ------ensure that U.S. courts provide a forum for claims brought 
        against any railroad arising from the deportation of 
        individuals to Nazi concentration camps (see H.R. 1193), H2288 
        [27AP]
  Bills and resolutions introduced
      Dept. of Commerce: establish a program to make preloaded debit 
        cards available for the purchase of certain goods and services 
        (see H.R. 6675), H7264 [18DE]
      Employment: exclude employment contracts and employment disputes 
        from arbitration (see H.R. 4181), H1304 [8MR]
      House of Representatives: take any legislative action necessary 
        to verify ratification of Equal Rights Amendment once 
        additional States ratify the amendment (see H. Res. 794), 
        H6232 [20SE]
      Korean Americans: mint coins in commemoration of beginning of 
        Korean immigration in the U.S. (see H.R. 6571), H6306 [12OC]
      Pensions: extend special funding rules for certain plans 
        maintained by commercial airlines (see H.R. 5715), H2644 
        [10MY]
      Taiwan Relations Act: establish a Congressional Advisory 
        Commission on the Implementation of U.S. Policy (see H.R. 
        5902), H3577 [6JN]
      Tariff: chemicals (see H.R. 4854, 4864), H2204 [26AP]
      ------chlorotrifluoroethylene (see H.R. 4861), H2204 [26AP]
      ------diaminodecane (see H.R. 4855), H2204 [26AP]
      ------diphosphoric acid, polymers with ethoxylated reduced 
        methyl esters of reduced polymerized oxidized 
        tetrafluoroethylene (see H.R. 4862), H2204 [26AP]
      ------ethene, tetrafluoro, oxidized, polymerized reduced, methyl 
        esters, reduced (see H.R. 4852), H2204 [26AP]
      ------ethene, tetrafluoro, oxidized, polymerized reduced, methyl 
        esters, reduced, ethoxylated (see H.R. 4866), H2204 [26AP]
      ------4,4'-dichlorodiphenyl sulfone (see H.R. 4863), H2204 
        [26AP]
      ------licorice extract (see H.R. 4868), H2204 [26AP]
      ------licorice extract derivatives (see H.R. 4867), H2204 [26AP]
      ------methoxycarbonyl-terminated perfluorinated 
        polyoxymethylene-polyoxyethylene (see H.R. 4853), H2204 [26AP]
      ------1,1,2-2-tetrafluoroethene, oxidized, polymerized (see H.R. 
        4856), H2204 [26AP]
      ------1,1,2-2-tetrafluoroethylene,oxidized, polymerized, reduced 
        (see H.R. 4859), H2204 [26AP]
      ------1-propene, 1,1,2,3,3,3-hexafluoro-, oxidized, polymerized 
        (see H.R. 4977), H2267 [27AP]
      ------1-propene, 1,1,2,3,3,3-hexafluoro-, oxidized, polymerized, 
        reduced hydrolyzed (see H.R. 4851), H2204 [26AP]
      ------oxiranemethanol, polymers with reduced methyl esters of 
        reduced polymerized oxidized tetrafluoroethylene (see H.R. 
        4865), H2204 [26AP]
      ------p-hydroxybenzoic acid (see H.R. 4858), H2204 [26AP]
      ------vinyldine fluoride-trifluoroethylene copolymer (see H.R. 
        4860), H2204 [26AP]
      ------vinylidene chloride-methyl methacrylate-acrylonitrile 
        copolymer (see H.R. 4857), H2204 [26AP]
  Constitutional authority statements
      Dept. of Commerce: establish a program to make preloaded debit 
        cards available for the purchase of certain goods and services 
        (H.R. 6675), H7264 [18DE]
      Employment: exclude employment contracts and employment disputes 
        from arbitration (H.R. 4181), H1305 [8MR]
      Korean Americans: mint coins in commemoration of beginning of 
        Korean immigration in the U.S. (H.R. 6571), H6306 [12OC]
      Pensions: extend special funding rules for certain plans 
        maintained by commercial airlines (H.R. 5715), H2646 [10MY]
      Taiwan Relations Act: establish a Congressional Advisory 
        Commission on the Implementation of U.S. Policy (H.R. 5902), 
        H3577 [6JN]
      Tariff: chemicals (H.R. 4854), H2208 [26AP]
      ------chemicals (H.R. 4864), H2208 [26AP]
      ------chlorotrifluoroethylene (H.R. 4861), H2208 [26AP]
      ------diaminodecane (H.R. 4855), H2208 [26AP]
      ------diphosphoric acid, polymers with ethoxylated reduced 
        methyl esters of reduced polymerized oxidized 
        tetrafluoroethylene (H.R. 4862), H2208 [26AP]
      ------ethene, tetrafluoro, oxidized, polymerized reduced, methyl 
        esters, reduced, ethoxylated (H.R. 4866), H2208 [26AP]
      ------ethene, tetrafluoro, oxidized, polymerized reduced, methyl 
        esters, reduced (H.R. 4852), H2208 [26AP]
      ------4,4'-dichlorodiphenyl sulfone (H.R. 4863), H2208 [26AP]
      ------licorice extract derivatives (H.R. 4867), H2208 [26AP]
      ------licorice extract (H.R. 4868), H2208 [26AP]
      ------methoxycarbonyl-terminated perfluorinated 
        polyoxymethylene-polyoxyethylene (H.R. 4853), H2208 [26AP]
      ------1,1,2-2-tetrafluoroethene, oxidized, polymerized (H.R. 
        4856), H2208 [26AP]
      ------1,1,2-2-tetrafluoroethylene,oxidized, polymerized, reduced 
        (H.R. 4859), H2208 [26AP]
      ------1-propene, 1,1,2,3,3,3-hexafluoro-, oxidized, polymerized 
        (H.R. 4977), H2275 [27AP]
      ------1-propene, 1,1,2,3,3,3-hexafluoro-, oxidized, polymerized, 
        reduced hydrolyzed (H.R. 4851), H2208 [26AP]
      ------oxiranemethanol, polymers with reduced methyl esters of 
        reduced polymerized oxidized tetrafluoroethylene (H.R. 4865), 
        H2208 [26AP]
      ------p-hydroxybenzoic acid (H.R. 4858), H2208 [26AP]
      ------vinyldine fluoride-trifluoroethylene copolymer (H.R. 
        4860), H2208 [26AP]
      ------vinylidene chloride-methyl methacrylate-acrylonitrile 
        copolymer (H.R. 4857), H2208 [26AP]
  Essays
      Historical Society of Winslow Township Veterans Day Student 
        Essay Contest: Adam White, E1746 [13NO]
      ------Akaash Patel, E1745 [13NO]
      ------Deanna Paul, E1745 [13NO]
      ------Eleni Finkelstein, E1746 [13NO]
      ------Emily Ostrander, E1746 [13NO]
      ------Harleigh M. Burke, E1745 [13NO]
      ------Hope Barnstead, E1746 [13NO]
      ------Kelli O'Neil, E1745 [13NO]
      ------Sarah Marshall, E1745 [13NO]
  Letters
      Dept. of Energy nuclear weapons laboratories and production 
        facilities safety: Colleen M. Kelley, National Treasury 
        Employees Union, H2840 [17MY]
      ------Ronald E. Ault, AFL-CIO, H2840 [17MY]
      ------Sean McGarvey, AFL-CIO, H2840 [17MY]
      Interest Rate Reduction Act elimination of Dept. of HHS 
        Prevention and Public Health Fund: Charles M. Loveless, 
        American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, 
        H2243 [27AP]
      ------Matthew L. Myers, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids 
        (organization), H2243 [27AP]
      ------William Samuel, AFL-CIO, H2243 [27AP]
  Motions
      Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act: repeal health-care 
        related provisions (H.R. 6079), H4806 [11JY]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: repeal (H.R. 6079), 
        H4806 [11JY]
  Remarks
      Agriculture, rural development, FDA, and related agencies 
        programs: making appropriations (H.R. 5973), consideration (H. 
        Res. 697), H4024 [26JN]
      American Red Cross: tribute to efforts in responding to 
        Hurricane Sandy, E1755 [14NO]
      Appropriations: making for Dept. of Defense and other Federal 
        departments and agencies, rescind unobligated stimulus funds, 
        and reduce discretionary spending (H.R. 1), H7575 [2JA]
      Armed Forces: limit authority to detain U.S. citizens under 
        authorizations for use of military force, H7386 [20DE]
      ------protect child custody arrangements for parents who are 
        members (H.R. 4201), H3236 [30MY]
      Barrington, NJ: anniversary of Barrington Band, E11 
        [13JA]
      Budget: increase transparency in Federal budgeting (H.R. 3581), 
        consideration (H. Res. 539), H525 [7FE]
      ------reform the budget baseline to remove automatic increases 
        in discretionary accounts and to require a comparison to the 
        previous year's spending levels (H.R. 3578), consideration (H. 
        Res. 534), H390 [2FE]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2013-2022 (H. Con. 
        Res. 112), H1683, H1726 [28MR]
      Bureau of Reclamation: authorize conduit facilities for 
        hydropower development under Federal reclamation law (H.R. 
        2842), consideration (H. Res. 570), H1175 [6MR]
      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 (H.R. 3596), H3750 [19JN]
      California: amend certain laws relative to a FERC project 
        located on a segment of the Lower Merced River (H.R. 2578), 
        consideration (H. Res. 688), H3750 [19JN]
      Camden County, NJ: tribute to Camden County Freedom Medal 
        recipients, E105 [1FE]
      CBO: provide a macroeconomic analysis of the impact of 
        legislation (H.R. 3582), consideration (H. Res. 534), H390 
        [2FE]
      Cherry Hill, NJ: anniversary of St. Thomas Greek Orthodox 
        Church, E1753 [14NO]
      Committee on Oversight and Government Reform (House): initiate 
        or intervene in judicial proceedings to enforce certain 
        subpoenas issued to Attorney General Holder (H. Res. 706), 
        consideration (H. Res. 708), H4169 [28JN]
      Consumers: protect from price-gouging of gasoline and other 
        fuels (H.R. 964), H1175 [6MR]
      Corps of Engineers: Delaware River main channel deepening 
        project funding, E976 [5JN]
      Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military 
        activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military 
        construction (H.R. 4310), H2789 [16MY], H3008, H3016, H3025 
        [17MY], H3138 [18MY]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities, 
        prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction 
        (H.R. 4310), conference report, H7386 [20DE]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities, 
        prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction 
        (H.R. 4310), consideration (H. Res. 661), H2840 [17MY]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities, 
        prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction 
        (H.R. 4310), motion to instruct conferees, H6778 [13DE]
      ------develop a strategy to promote the security of Afghan women 
        and girls during the security transition process, H6778 [13DE]
      ------ground-based midcourse defense system funding, H3025 
        [17MY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5856), H4958 [18JY]
      ------prohibit unmanned aerial vehicle strikes on targets based 
        upon patterns of behavior or targets with an unknown identity, 
        H3008 [17MY]
      ------traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder 
        treatment funding, H4958 [18JY]
      Dept. of Education: extend the reduced interest rate for Federal 
        Direct Stafford Loans, H4024 [26JN], H4613 [29JN]
      ------extend the reduced interest rate for Federal Direct 
        Stafford Loans (H.R. 4628), H2231 [27AP]
      ------prohibit from overreaching into academic affairs financial 
        aid program eligibility (H.R. 2117), H982 [28FE]
      Dept. of Energy: wind, solar, geothermal, hydrogen, and other 
        renewable energy development funding, H3355, H3356 [31MY]
      Dept. of HHS: Prevention and Public Health Fund funding, H2231 
        [27AP]
      Dept. of the Interior: limit authority to issue regulations 
        before a certain date under the Surface Mining Control and 
        Reclamation Act (H.R. 3409), consideration (H. Res. 788), 
        H6171 [20SE]
      ------set clear rules for development of U.S. oil shale 
        resources and promote shale technology research and 
        development (H.R. 3408), consideration (H. Res. 547), H747 
        [15FE]
      Depts. of Transportation and HUD and related agencies: making 
        appropriations (H.R. 5972), consideration (H. Res. 697), H4024 
        [26JN]
      Economy: avert ``fiscal cliff'' economic crisis through 
        bipartisan agreement on taxes and spending, H6721 [12DE]
      ------importance of job creation, H48 [18JA], H525 [7FE], H4742 
        [10JY]
      ------provide for spending reductions through reform and repeal 
        of certain Federal and State programs (H.R. 6684), H7405 
        [20DE]
      ------provide incentives for the creation of jobs and extend and 
        reform certain tax provisions and Federal programs (H.R. 
        3630), H525 [7FE]
      ------provide incentives for the creation of jobs and extend and 
        reform certain tax provisions and Federal programs (H.R. 
        3630), motion to instruct conferees, H140 [24JA], H619 [8FE]
      EEOC: ruling granting discrimination protections to 
        transgendered people under the Civil Rights Act, E670 
        [26AP]
      Energy and water development: making appropriations (H.R. 5325), 
        H3355, H3356 [31MY], E976 [5JN]
      Erick J. Umstead Memorial Foundation, Inc.: tribute, 
        E1245 [12JY]
      Federal employees: secure annuities of civilian employees (H.R. 
        3813), consideration (H. Res. 547), H747 [15FE]
      FEMA: restore financial solvency of the National Flood Insurance 
        Fund, H4613 [29JN]
      Government regulations: prohibit agencies from taking any 
        significant regulatory action until the unemployment rate is 
        equal to or less than a certain level (H.R. 4078), 
        consideration (H. Res. 741), H5303, H5304 [26JY]
      Hazardous substances: Yucca Mountain, NV, nuclear waste disposal 
        site funding, H3355 [31MY]
      Health: reduce health care and insurance costs through medical 
        malpractice tort reform (H.R. 5), H1474, H1475 [21MR]
      ------reduce health care and insurance costs through medical 
        malpractice tort reform (H.R. 5), consideration (H. Res. 591), 
        H1446 [21MR]
      Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act: repeal health-care 
        related provisions (H.R. 6079), H4742, H4744, H4745, H4746, 
        H4747, H4748, H4749, H4750 [10JY]
      ------repeal health-care related provisions (H.R. 6079), 
        consideration (H. Res. 724), H4717 [10JY]
      ------repeal health-care related provisions (H.R. 6079), motion 
        to recommit, H4806 [11JY]
      Historical Society of Winslow Township: tribute to Veterans Day 
        Student Essay Contest winners, E1745 [13NO]
      House of Representatives: clarify proceedings and actions during 
        fall district work period (H. Res. 788), H6171 [20SE]
      ------find Attorney General Holder in contempt of Congress for 
        refusal to comply with subpoenas issued by the Committee on 
        Oversight and Government Reform (House) (H. Res. 711), 
        consideration (H. Res. 708), H4169 [28JN]
      House Rules: allow consideration of motions to suspend rules and 
        consider certain legislation (H. Res. 827), H6721 [12DE]
      Hurricanes: making supplemental appropriations for recovery from 
        damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, H7575 [2JA]
      Iran: condemn continued persecution, imprisonment, and 
        sentencing of Youcef Nadarkhani on the charge of apostasy (H. 
        Res. 556), H1089 [29FE]
      ------express importance of preventing acquisition of nuclear 
        weapons capability and continue economic and diplomatic 
        pressure to secure nonproliferation agreement (H. Res. 568), 
        H2691 [15MY]
      ------strengthen sanctions to compel Iran to abandon its pursuit 
        of nuclear weapons and other threatening activities (H.R. 
        1905), Senate amendment (H. Res. 750), H5575 [1AU]
      Juneteenth Independence Day: observance, E1076 [19JN]
      Lawnside, NJ: anniversary of Lawnside Volunteer Fire Co., No. 1, 
        E1380 [1AU]
      Medicaid: impact of increased funding obligations on States, 
        H4747 [10JY]
      Medicare: adjust wage index determination for physicians, H140 
        [24JA]
      ------reform, H1683 [28MR], H4743, H4744 [10JY]
      Members of Congress: require Members who repeal Federal benefits 
        for constituents to forfeit such benefits themselves, H3593 
        [7JN]
      ------require Members who repeal health care benefits for 
        constituents to forfeit such benefits themselves, H4806 [11JY]
      New Jersey (U.S.S.): tribute to volunteers preparing for 
        ceremony to honor those killed at Pearl Harbor, E1862 
        [3DE]
      NIH: anniversary of National Institute for Biomedical Imaging 
        and Bioengineering, E1056 [18JN]
      Obama, President: evaluation of economic policies, H390 [2FE]
      Olympic Games: tribute to New Jersey participants, E1353 
        [31JY]
      Paralympic Games: tribute to New Jersey participants, 
        E1452 [10SE]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: impact on budget 
        deficit, H4717, H4742 [10JY]
      ------impact on Medicare funding, H4749 [10JY]
      ------impact on tax burden, H4745, H4747 [10JY]
      ------repeal (H.R. 6079), H4742, H4744, H4745, H4746, H4747, 
        H4748, H4749, H4750 [10JY]
      ------repeal (H.R. 6079), consideration (H. Res. 724), H4717 
        [10JY]
      ------repeal (H.R. 6079), motion to recommit, H4806 [11JY]
      ------repeal provisions providing for the Independent Payment 
        Advisory Board, H1446, H1474, H1475 [21MR]
      ------require health care exchange subsidy overpayments be 
        repaid in full, H4745 [10JY]
      ------Supreme Court decision on constitutionality, H4746 [10JY]
      Petroleum: dependence on foreign sources, H3355 [31MY]
      Public debt: disapprove the President's exercise of authority to 
        increase the debt limit (H.J. Res. 98), consideration (H. Res. 
        515), H48 [18JA]
      Public welfare programs: disapprove rule relative to waivers of 
        Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program work 
        requirements (H.J. Res. 118), H6182 [20SE]
      ------disapprove rule relative to waivers of Temporary 
        Assistance for Needy Families Program work requirements (H.J. 
        Res. 118), consideration (H. Res. 788), H6171 [20SE]
      Roads and highways: extend Federal-aid highway, highway safety, 
        motor carrier safety, transit, and Highway Trust Fund programs 
        pending enactment of a multiyear reauthorization (H.R. 4348), 
        consideration of conference report (H. Res. 717), H4613 [29JN]
      Rowan University: tribute to RCA Heritage Program Museum, 
        E1053 [18JN]
      San Joaquin River: address certain water-related concerns (H.R. 
        1837), consideration (H. Res. 566), H1034 [29FE]
      Social Finance, Inc.: tribute, E1461 [10SE]
      South Jersey Stand Down (organization): tribute, E1864 
        [3DE]
      Taiwan: anniversary of the 2-28 incident, E367 [13MR]
      ------imprisonment conditions of former President Chen Shui-
        Bian, E1258 [17JY]
      ------tribute to donations toward Hurricane Sandy relief 
        efforts, E1863 [3DE]
      Taiwan Relations Act: anniversary, E532 [16AP]
      Taxation: expedite consideration of comprehensive tax reform 
        legislation (H.R. 6169), consideration (H. Res. 747), H5542 
        [1AU]
      ------extend Bush administration tax cuts, provide alternative 
        minimum tax relief, and extend increased expensing limitations 
        (H.R. 8), consideration (H. Res. 747), H5542 [1AU]
      ------extend Bush administration tax cuts and other tax relief 
        for families making less than a certain annual income and 
        provide alternative minimum tax relief (H.R. 15), H6171 [20SE]
      ------provide payroll tax relief, H525 [7FE], H619 [8FE]
      ------repeal excise tax on medical devices (H.R. 436), 
        consideration (H. Res. 679), H3593 [7JN]
      ------repeal income tax, abolish the IRS, and institute a 
        national retail sales tax (H.R. 25), H391 [2FE]
      ------tax cut for small business, H391 [2FE]
      Terrorism: require all foreign terrorists who attack the U.S. be 
        considered enemy combatants to be tried by military tribunals 
        instead of civilian courts, H3016 [17MY]
      Transportation: authorize funds for Federal-aid highway, public 
        transportation, and highway and motor carrier safety programs 
        (H.R. 7), consideration (H. Res. 547), H747 [15FE]
      U.S.-Russian Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START): prohibit 
        reductions to strategic delivery systems pending certification 
        that Russia has met certain conditions, H3138 [18MY]
      Unemployment: provide additional emergency unemployment 
        compensation, H619 [8FE]
      Votes: correction, E1131 [25JN]
      ------position on missed, H3685 [8JN], E629 
        [24AP], E1472 [11SE], E1809 [27NO]
      Woodbury, NJ: tribute to Woodbury Rotary Park Memorial Walkway, 
        E973 [5JN]
  Reports
      Effects of Incarceration on the Mental and Physical Health of 
        Former President Chen Shui-Bian of Taiwan: Joseph Lin, Ken 
        Yoneda, and Charles Whitcomb, E1258 [17JY]
  Tributes
      Barker, Margaret, E1454 [10SE]
      Hammell, Joseph, E1591 [21SE]
      Maley, Maurice J. (Bud), E14 [13JA]
      Musciano, Mario G., Sr., E1874 [4DE]
      Payne, Donald M., H1196 [6MR]
      Raphaely, Marianne C., E239 [24FE]
      Rouse, Charles, E17 [13JA]
      Scriboni, Vincent, E1449 [10SE]
      Selko, Rob, E529 [16AP]
      Yu, Eugene Chin, E525 [16AP]




ANDREY, ROGER

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1103 [21JN]




ANDROSCOGGIN COUNTY, ME

  Remarks in House
      Lewiston, ME: tribute to Androscoggin County Chamber of Commerce 
        award recipients, E26 [17JA]




ANGHEL, DENIS

  Remarks in House
      Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth: award 
        recipient, E744 [9MY]




ANGOLA, IN

  Essays
      Role of the Farm in a Healthy Diet: Andrea Ledgerwood, S2815 
        [26AP]




ANIELSKI, MARLENE

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1519 [13SE]




ANIMAL FIGHTING SPECTATOR PROHIBITION ACT

  Amendments
      Enact (S. 1947), S7393 [4DE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Enact (S. 1947), S7393, S7394 [4DE]
  Texts of
      S. 1947, provisions, S7393 [4DE]




ANIMAL WELFARE ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Animals: protect birds, rats, and mice (see H.R. 6693), H7424 
        [20DE]
      ``Exhibitor'': modify definition (see S. 3666), S7686 [6DE]
  Remarks in House
      ``Exhibitor'': modify definition (S. 3666), H7495 [31DE]
  Remarks in Senate
      ``Exhibitor'': modify definition (S. 3666), S7688 [6DE]
  Texts of
      S. 3666, Animal Welfare Act definition of ``exhibitor'' 
        modification, S7688 [6DE], H7495 [31DE]




ANIMALS  related term(s) National Wildlife Refuges
  Amendments
      Crime: prohibit attendance of an animal fighting venture (S. 
        1947), S7393, S7403 [4DE]
      Sports: protect and enhance opportunities for recreational 
        fishing, hunting, and shooting (H.R. 4089), H1879, H1881, 
        H1882, H1883, H1885, H1886, H1887, H1888, H1889 [17AP]
      ------protect and enhance opportunities for recreational 
        fishing, hunting, and shooting (H.R. 4089), consideration (H. 
        Res. 614), H1870 [17AP]
      ------protect and enhance opportunities for recreational 
        fishing, hunting, and shooting (S. 3525), S6636, S6638, S6639 
        [21SE], S6727, S6748, S6749, S6759, S6760 [13NO], S6807, 
        S6808, S6809, S6810, S6811, S6812, S6821, S6822, S6824, S6826, 
        S6827 [14NO], S6904 [26NO], S7359 [3DE]
  Bills and resolutions
      Agriculture: establish criteria for the rate of fees charged for 
        grazing private livestock on public rangelands (see S. 3374), 
        S4893 [11JY]
      ------make it unlawful for a packer to own, feed, or control 
        livestock intended for slaughter (see S. 2141), S1147 [29FE] 
        (see H.R. 4284), H1739 [28MR]
      ------provide for a uniform national standard for the housing 
        and treatment of egg-laying hens (see S. 3239), S3631 [24MY] 
        (see H.R. 3798), H113 [23JA]
      Animal Welfare Act: modify definition of ``exhibitor'' (see S. 
        3666), S7686 [6DE]
      Armed Forces: establish a grant program to encourage use of 
        assistance dogs by certain members of the Armed Forces and 
        veterans (see S. 3689), S8138 [18DE]
      ------provide for certain requirements relative to retirement, 
        adoption, care, and recognition of military working dogs (see 
        S. 2134), S1049 [27FE] (see H.R. 4103), H1016 [28FE]
      Chesapeake Bay: reauthorize the Chesapeake Bay Watershed 
        Initiative and improve Dept. of Agriculture assistance to 
        farmers and foresters within the watershed and to States with 
        water quality programs (see S. 2294), S2496 [18AP]
      Dept. of Agriculture: define urban rodent control for clarifying 
        control of nuisance mammals and birds carried out by Animal 
        and Plant Health Inspection Service wildlife services program 
        and private sector (see H.R. 6470), H6231 [20SE]
      ------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]
      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] (see H.R. 5898), H3480 [5JN]
      Dept. of Defense: establish Southern Sea Otter Military 
        Readiness Areas for national defense purposes (see H.R. 4043), 
        H801 [15FE]
      Dept. of the Interior: enter into an agreement to provide for 
        management of the free-roaming wild horses in and around the 
        Currituck National Wildlife Refuge (see S. 3448), S5487 [26JY]
      ------establish a grant program to eradicate non-native 
        constrictor snakes from ecosystems in which they exist in 
        sustainable populations (see H.R. 5923), H3660 [7JN]
      Education: 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]
      Endangered species: halt premature proposed listing of certain 
        central Texas salamander species resulting from a settlement 
        agreement and take into account ongoing State and local 
        conservation efforts (see S. 3446), S5487 [26JY] (see H.R. 
        6219), H5327 [26JY]
      Endangered Species Act: establish a procedure for approval of 
        certain settlements (see S. 3500), S5977 [2AU]
      Endangered Species Day: designate (see S. Res. 467), S3280 
        [17MY]
      Government regulations: protect birds, rats, and mice (see H.R. 
        6693), H7424 [20DE]
      Hazardous substances: prohibit use, production, sale, import, or 
        export of sodium fluoroacetate (Compound 1080) and ban use of 
        sodium cyanide for predator control (see H.R. 4214), H1426 
        [20MR]
      Horse Protection Act: designate additional unlawful acts, 
        strengthen penalties for violations, and improve Dept. of 
        Agriculture enforcement (see H.R. 6388), H5999 [13SE]
      K-9 Veterans Day: designate (see H. Res. 740), H5291 [25JY]
      Marine mammals: support an end to commercial whaling in all of 
        its forms and strengthen measures to conserve whale 
        populations (see H. Res. 714), H4604 [28JN]
      Morality and ethics: condemn practice of gassing stray cats and 
        dogs (see H. Res. 761), H5707 [2AU]
      ------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]
      Multinational Species Conservation Funds Semipostal Stamp Act: 
        reauthorize (see S. 3208), S3329 [21MY]
      National Day of the American Cowboy: designate (see S. Res. 
        470), S3516 [23MY]
      North American bison: designate as the national mammal of the 
        U.S. (see S. 3248), S3631 [24MY] (see H.R. 6304), H5705 [2AU]
      Public lands: improve management of grazing leases and permits 
        (see H.R. 4234), H1496 [21MR]
      Sports: protect and enhance opportunities for recreational 
        fishing, hunting, and shooting (see S. 3525), S6062 [10SE] 
        (see H.R. 4089), H965 [27FE]
      ------protect and enhance opportunities for recreational 
        fishing, hunting, and shooting (H.R. 4089), consideration (see 
        H. Res. 614), H1844 [16AP]
      ------recognize heritage of recreational fishing, hunting, and 
        shooting on public lands and ensure continued opportunities 
        for those activities (see S. 2066), S323 [2FE]
      ------recognize hunters, anglers, trappers, recreational boaters 
        and shooters, industry, State and Federal fish and wildlife 
        agencies for restoring healthy populations of fish, wildlife, 
        and other natural resources (see H. Res. 801), H6232 [20SE]
      Wildlife: establish improved regulatory process for injurious 
        wildlife to prevent introduction and establishment in the U.S. 
        of nonnative wildlife and wild animal pathogens and parasites 
        (see S. 3606), S6546 [20SE] (see H.R. 5864), H3266 [30MY]
      ------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 S. 3547), S6340 [13SE] (see H.R. 4122), H1133 
        [1MR]
      ------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), H1803 [29MR]
  Cloture motions
      Sports: protect and enhance opportunities for recreational 
        fishing, hunting, and shooting (S. 3525), S6728 [13NO], S6830 
        [15NO]
      ------protect and enhance opportunities for recreational 
        fishing, hunting, and shooting (S. 3525), motion to proceed, 
        S6502 [20SE], S6604 [21SE]
  Letters
      Recreational fishing, hunting, and shooting opportunities 
        protection and enhancement: several sportsmen organizations, 
        S6498 [20SE]
      Sportsmen's Heritage Act: Jonathan W. Gassett, Association of 
        Fish & Wildlife Agencies, H1874 [17AP]
      ------Representative Doc Hastings, Committee on Natural 
        Resources (House), H1874 [17AP]
      ------Representative Lucas, Committee on Agriculture (House), 
        H1874 [17AP]
      ------Representative Upton, Committee on Energy and Commerce 
        (House), H1874 [17AP]
      ------several recreational sports and wildlife conservation 
        organizations, H1875 [17AP]
  Lists
      Organizations supporting S. 3525, Sportsmen's Act, S6560 [21SE]
  Motions
      Sports: protect and enhance opportunities for recreational 
        fishing, hunting, and shooting (H.R. 4089), H1895 [17AP]
      ------protect and enhance opportunities for recreational 
        fishing, hunting, and shooting (S. 3525), S6502 [20SE], S6559 
        [21SE], S6727 [13NO], S6890 [26NO]
  Remarks in House
      Abington, PA: tribute to South Abington Elementary School Paws 
        for Peace initiative, E831 [17MY]
      Anderson, IN: express condolences to the Anderson Police Dept., 
        for loss of police dogs, E1475 [11SE]
      Animal Welfare Act: modify definition of ``exhibitor'' (S. 
        3666), H7495 [31DE]
      Atlanta, GA: tribute to Georgia Aquarium, E1583 [21SE]
      Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary: expand boundaries (H.R. 
        192), H3586 [7JN]
      Crime: prohibit shipping, transporting, moving, delivering, 
        receiving, possessing, purchasing, selling, or donation of 
        horses and other equines to be slaughtered for human 
        consumption (H.R. 2966), H2144 [26AP]
      Dept. of Agriculture: anniversary of Animal and Plant Health 
        Inspection Service, E815 [16MY]
      ------Horse Protection Program funding, H2819 [17MY]
      ------submit and provide access to a report on the animals 
        killed under the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 
        Wildlife Services program (H.R. 6308), E1396 [3AU]
      Dept. of Defense: establish Southern Sea Otter Military 
        Readiness Areas for national defense purposes, H3004, H3032 
        [17MY]
      Dept. of Justice: prohibit funding to implement Americans With 
        Disabilities Act provision that allows miniature horses to be 
        used as service animals, H2531, H2532 [9MY]
      Dept. of the Interior: enter into an agreement to provide for 
        management of the free-roaming wild horses in and around the 
        Currituck National Wildlife Refuge (H.R. 306), H480, H481 
        [6FE], E161 [8FE]
      ------establish a grant program to eradicate non-native 
        constrictor snakes from ecosystems in which they exist in 
        sustainable populations (H.R. 5923), E1008 [7JN]
      Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge: 
        anniversary, E1740 [13NO]
      Education: 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 (H.R. 3886), E123 [2FE]
      Endangered species: prohibit importation of polar bear trophies 
        from Canada, H1885, H1886 [17AP]
      EPA: impact of adding the lesser prairie chicken to the 
        endangered species list on energy exploration, H6712 [12DE]
      Fish and fishing: reduce predation on endangered Columbia River 
        salmon and other nonlisted species, H3776 [19JN]
      Food: require labels on food that contains, or is produced with, 
        a genetically engineered material (H.R. 3553), H6073 [19SE]
      Forest Service: prohibit from banning use of dogs while deer 
        hunting in Kisatchie National Forest, H1886, H1887 [17AP]
      Georgetown, TX: tribute to Horses for Heroes program, E1721 
        [26OC]
      Government regulations: exempt regulations on offshore bank 
        account disclosure, middle income tax relief, invasive 
        species, prescription drug safety, and foreclosure relief and 
        predatory lending from regulatory freeze, H5318 [26JY]
      Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary: expand 
        boundaries (H.R. 192), H3586 [7JN]
      Houston, TX: tribute to Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, E298 
        [1MR]
      Kimberling, Cleon: Colorado State University Dept. of Animal 
        Science Livestock Leader of the Year award recipient, H86 
        [23JA]
      Marine Mammal Commission: funding, H2414, H2415 [8MY]
      Mississippi Poultry Association: anniversary, E606 [19AP]
      National Park Service: clarify that all public lands under 
        National Park Service jurisdiction are included in the hunting 
        exemption, H1882, H1883 [17AP]
      News media: allegations of media bias in coverage of Beef 
        Products, Inc., E499 [29MR]
      NOAA: John H. Prescott Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance Grant 
        Program funding, H2358 [8MY]
      ------prohibit funding to implement rule requiring shrimp 
        fishermen to use turtle excluder devices, H2522, H2523 [9MY]
      Pendleton, IN: express condolences to families of victims of 
        shooting, E1390 [2AU]
      Pits for Patriots (organization): tribute, H6509 [29NO]
      Pleasanton, CA: anniversary of Alameda County Fair, E1080 [19JN]
      Public lands: establish a pilot program to test a small increase 
        in Federal grazing fees, H3778, H3779 [19JN]
      ------improve management of grazing leases and permits, H3746, 
        H3761, H3778, H3779 [19JN]
      ------make new restrictions on managing hunting, fishing, and 
        recreational shooting effective only if the amount of land 
        available for those purposes falls below a certain acreage, 
        H1883, H1884 [17AP]
      ------preserve recreational fishing, hunting, and shooting while 
        maintaining prohibitions on oil and gas development, mining, 
        logging, and motorized activities in wilderness areas, H1888, 
        H1889 [17AP]
      Sea Otter Awareness Week: observance, E1602 [21SE]
      Sports: protect and enhance opportunities for recreational 
        fishing, hunting, and shooting (H.R. 4089), H1873-H1897 
        [17AP], H1918 [18AP], H5889 [12SE], E585, E589 [19AP], E621 
        [24AP]
      ------protect and enhance opportunities for recreational 
        fishing, hunting, and shooting (H.R. 4089), consideration (H. 
        Res. 614), H1860-H1872 [17AP]
      ------protect and enhance opportunities for recreational 
        fishing, hunting, and shooting (H.R. 4089), motion to 
        recommit, H1895, H1896 [17AP]
      West Chester Fish, Game & Wildlife Association: anniversary, 
        E1607 [21SE]
      Wood, Dave: Cattle Feeders Hall of Fame inductee, E213 [16FE]
      World Circus Day: observance, E546 [17AP]
  Remarks in Senate
      Agriculture: make it unlawful for a packer to own, feed, or 
        control livestock intended for slaughter (S. 2141), S1150 
        [29FE]
      ------provide for a uniform national standard for the housing 
        and treatment of egg-laying hens, S4282 [19JN]
      ------provide for a uniform national standard for the housing 
        and treatment of egg-laying hens (S. 3239), S3633 [24MY]
      Animal Welfare Act: modify definition of ``exhibitor'' (S. 
        3666), S7688 [6DE]
      Armed Forces: establish a grant program to encourage use of 
        assistance dogs by certain members of the Armed Forces and 
        veterans (S. 3689), S8139 [18DE]
      Bousman, Joel: Wyoming Livestock Roundup (publication) Wyoming 
        Agriculture Hall of Fame inductee, S5865 [1AU]
      Chesapeake Bay: reauthorize the Chesapeake Bay Watershed 
        Initiative and improve Dept. of Agriculture assistance to 
        farmers and foresters within the watershed and to States with 
        water quality programs, S4393 [21JN]
      China: enforce product safety regulations on imports to the 
        U.S., S379-S381 [7FE]
      Conservation of natural resources: repeal multinational species 
        conservation funds reauthorizations, S6835 [15NO]
      Crime: prohibit attendance of an animal fighting venture, S3960 
        [12JN], S4353 [20JN]
      ------prohibit attendance of an animal fighting venture (S. 
        1947), S7393, S7394 [4DE]
      Dept. of Agriculture: improve efficiency, digestibility, and 
        nutritional value of food for poultry and livestock, S4196 
        [14JN], S4352 [20JN]
      ------improve livestock forage disaster plan, S4267, S4268 
        [19JN]
      ------Market Access Program funding, S4336 [20JN]
      ------reform Federal grazing fees, S3935 [12JN]
      ------Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers Program 
        funding, S4390 [21JN]
      Dept. of the Interior: enter into an agreement to provide for 
        management of the free-roaming wild horses in and around the 
        Currituck National Wildlife Refuge (H.R. 306), S1945 [21MR]
      FDA: accelerate investigation into imported pet food from China, 
        S380 [7FE]
      Food: allow States to require labels on food that contains, or 
        is produced with, a genetically engineered material, S4169 
        [14JN], S4384 [21JN]
      Government regulations: ensure that extras in film and 
        television who bring personal, domesticated household pets do 
        not face unnecessary regulations, S4353 [20JN]
      Hardy, Gene: Wyoming Livestock Roundup (publication) Wyoming 
        Agriculture Hall of Fame inductee, S5865 [1AU]
      Johnson, Jhett: Wrangler National Finals Rodeo team roping 
        competition gold buckle recipient, S33 [23JA]
      Lutheran Church Charities (organization): tribute to response to 
        school shootings in Newtown, CT, S8449 [27DE]
      National Day of the American Cowboy: designate (S. Res. 470), 
        S3519 [23MY], S4250 [18JN]
      North American bison: designate as the national mammal of the 
        U.S. (S. 3248), S3638 [24MY]
      Rapid City, SD: anniversary of Reptile Gardens, S4456 [25JN], 
        S4671 [27JN]
      Research: prohibit conducting of invasive research on great apes 
        (S. 810), S8037 [13DE]
      Sports: importation of polar bear trophies taken in sport hunts 
        in Canada, S6794 [14NO], S6888 [26NO]
      ------protect and enhance opportunities for recreational 
        fishing, hunting, and shooting (H.R. 4089), unanimous-consent 
        request, S6604 [21SE]
      ------protect and enhance opportunities for recreational 
        fishing, hunting, and shooting (S. 3525), S6066 [10SE], S6075 
        [11SE], S6415 [19SE], S6498, S6499 [20SE], S6727, S6728 
        [13NO], S6765, S6766, S6794 [14NO], S6829-S6835 [15NO], S6877, 
        S6884-S6891 [26NO]
      ------protect and enhance opportunities for recreational 
        fishing, hunting, and shooting (S. 3525), motion to proceed, 
        S6501 [20SE], S6559, S6560, S6604, S6605 [21SE], S6715, S6726 
        [13NO]
      ------protect and enhance opportunities for recreational 
        fishing, hunting, and shooting (S. 3525), unanimous-consent 
        request, S6415 [19SE]
      ------violation of Budget Control Act by legislation to protect 
        and enhance opportunities for recreational fishing, hunting, 
        and shooting, S6885-S6891 [26NO]
      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 (S. 3547), S6343 [13SE]
      Wildlife Conservation Day: observance, S7398 [4DE]
  Reports filed
      Captive Primate Safety Act: Committee on Environment and Public 
        Works (Senate) (S. 1324) (S. Rept. 112-188), S5084 [17JY]
      Consideration of H.R. 4089, Sportsmen's Heritage Act: Committee 
        on Rules (House) (H. Res. 614) (H. Rept. 112-444), H1844 
        [16AP]
      Feral Swine Eradication and Control Pilot Program Act: Committee 
        on Environment and Public Works (Senate) (S. 893) (S. Rept. 
        112-137), S131 [26JA]
      Grazing Improvement Act: Committee on Natural Resources (House) 
        (H.R. 4234) (H. Rept. 112-533), H3706 [15JN]
      Great Ape Protection and Cost Savings Act: Committee on 
        Environment and Public Works (Senate) (S. 810) (S. Rept. 112-
        242), S7302 [30NO]
      Gulf of the Farallones and Cordell Bank National Marine 
        Sanctuaries Boundary Modification and Protection Act: 
        Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation (Senate) 
        (S. 179) (S. Rept. 112-149), S1049 [27FE]
      Military Readiness and Southern Sea Otter Conservation Act: 
        Committee on Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 4043) (H. Rept. 
        112-606), H4906 [17JY]
      Prohibit Importation of Various Injurious Species of Constrictor 
        Snakes: Committee on the Judiciary (House) (H.R. 511) (H. 
        Rept. 112-691), H6297 [28SE]
      Recreational Fishing and Hunting Heritage and Opportunities Act: 
        Committee on Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 2834) (H. Rept. 
        112-609), H5077 [19JY]
      Sportsmen's Heritage Act: Committee on Natural Resources (House) 
        (H.R. 4089) (H. Rept. 112-426), H1844 [16AP]
      Wildlife Disease Emergency Act: Committee on Environment and 
        Public Works (Senate) (S. 357) (S. Rept. 112-214), S6451 
        [19SE]
      Wildlife Refuge System Conservation Semipostal Stamp Act: 
        Committee on Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 2236) (H. Rept. 
        112-372), H77 [18JA]
  Rulings of the Chair
      Sports: protect and enhance opportunities for recreational 
        fishing, hunting, and shooting (S. 3525), S6890 [26NO]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 614, consideration of H.R. 4089, Sportsmen's Heritage 
        Act, H1860 [17AP]
      H.R. 306, Corolla Wild Horses Protection Act, H480 [6FE]
      S. 1947, Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Act, S7393 [4DE]
      S. 2141, make it unlawful for a packer to own, feed, or control 
        livestock intended for slaughter, S1150 [29FE]
      S. 3239, provide for a uniform national standard for the housing 
        and treatment of egg-laying hens, S3634-S3636 [24MY]
      S. 3666, Animal Welfare Act definition of ``exhibitor'' 
        modification, S7688 [6DE], H7495 [31DE]
      S. Res. 467, Endangered Species Day, S3288 [17MY]
      S. Res. 470, National Day of the American Cowboy, S3519 [23MY], 
        S4250 [18JN]




ANNALORO, JOHN

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1421 [3AU]




ANNANDALE, NJ

  Remarks in House
      North Hunterdon High School: anniversary of first graduating 
        class of 1952, E1400 [3AU]




ANNAPOLIS, MD

  Remarks in House
      Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association: anniversary, E979 [5JN]




ANNENBERG, WALTER AND LEONORE

  Remarks in Senate
      Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands: tribute to opening of 
        Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands, S35 [23JA]




ANNENBERG FOUNDATION TRUST AT SUNNYLANDS

  Remarks in Senate
      Rancho Mirage, CA: tribute opening of Annenberg Retreat at 
        Sunnylands, S35 [23JA]




ANNISTON, AL

  Remarks in House
      Parker Memorial Baptist Church: anniversary, E921 [31MY]
      Saks High School: tribute to girls' softball team, E927 [31MY]




ANSALDI, JOSEPH C.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E900 [30MY]
  Remarks in Senate
      Tribute, S3276 [17MY]




ANTHONY, BARBARA

  Remarks in House
      Mighty Women of Washington County (organization): tribute to 
        Elder Award nominees, E1374 [1AU]




ANTHONY, WENDELL

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E334 [7MR]




ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE

  Remarks in Senate
      Webb, Wilma J.: Anti-Defamation League Mountain States Civil 
        Rights Award recipient, S563 [13FE]




ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

  Reports filed
      Nomination of Larry L. Palmer To Be Ambassador to Barbados, St. 
        Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, 
        Grenada, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines: Committee on 
        Foreign Relations (Senate), S613 [14FE]




ANTIQUITIES ACT

  Remarks in House
      Monuments and memorials: provide for State approval of national 
        monuments, H1889-H1891 [17AP]




ANTI-TERRORISM ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Terrorism: deter and provide justice for victims by ensuring 
        foreign sponsors of terrorism are held accountable to their 
        victims in U.S. courts (see H.R. 5904), H3577 [6JN]




ANTITRUST POLICY

  Bills and resolutions
      Insurance: prohibit anti-competitive activities and provide that 
        health insurance issuers and medical malpractice insurance 
        issuers are subject to U.S. antitrust laws (see H.R. 5838), 
        H3162 [18MY]
      Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act: extend limited 
        antitrust exemption (see S. 3715), S8548 [30DE]
      Whistleblowing: provide anti-retaliation protections for 
        antitrust whistleblowers (see S. 3462), S5732 [31JY]
  Remarks in House
      Dept. of Energy: prohibit Fossil Energy Research and Development 
        Program funding to oil or gas companies convicted of antitrust 
        violations, H3492 [6JN]
      Insurance: restore application of Federal antitrust laws to the 
        business of health insurance to protect competition and 
        consumers, H1509-H1511 [22MR], H4689 [10JY], H4788 [11JY]
  Remarks in Senate
      Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act: extend limited 
        antitrust exemption (S. 3715), S8552 [30DE]
      Petroleum: make oil-producing and exporting cartels illegal, 
        S1142 [29FE]
      Railroads: provide expanded coverage and eliminate certain 
        exemptions relative to railroads, S1129 [29FE], S1437 [7MR]
      Whistleblowing: provide anti-retaliation protections for 
        antitrust whistleblowers (S. 3462), S5736 [31JY]
  Texts of
      S. 3462, Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act, S5736 [31JY]
      S. 3715, Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act limited 
        antitrust exemption extension, S8552 [30DE]




ANTOLIN, JOSEPH A.

  Letters
      Dept. of HHS Prevention and Public Health Fund funding, S842 
        [16FE]




ANTONIO, NICKIE J.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1517 [13SE]




ANTOSH, A. ANTHONY

  Letters
      Dept. of Justice funding to enforce certain accessibility 
        regulations for the disabled relative to pools at public 
        accommodations or provided by public entities, H2400, H2431 
        [8MY]




APFELBAUM, HANNAH

  Essays
      State of the Union, S154 [30JA]




APONTE, MARI C.

  Cloture motions
      El Salvador: nomination to be Ambassador, S4176 [14JN]
  Letters
      Nomination of Mari C. Aponte to be Ambassador to El Salvador: 
        several former El Salvador Ministers of Foreign Relations, 
        S4175 [14JN]
  Remarks in Senate
      El Salvador: confirmation as Ambassador, S4181 [14JN]
      ------nomination to be Ambassador, S4174-S4176, S4181 [14JN]
      ------nomination to be Ambassador, unanimous-consent agreement, 
        S4170 [14JN]




APPALACHIAN COMMUNITIES HEALTH EMERGENCY (ACHE) ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 5959), H3806 [19JN]




APPALACHIAN REGIONAL COMMISSION

  Amendments
      Energy and water development: making appropriations (H.R. 5325), 
        H3364 [31MY], H3367, H3368, H3369, H3370, H3372, H3378, H3379, 
        H3380, H3381, H3382, H3383, H3405 [1JN], H3409, H3410, H3412, 
        H3413, H3415, H3416, H3418, H3419, H3421, H3424, H3425, H3426, 
        H3429, H3430, H3451, H3452, H3454, H3455, H3457, H3458, H3459, 
        H3460, H3461, H3462, H3463, H3464, H3465, H3466, H3467, H3468, 
        H3470, H3471, H3472, H3473, H3474, H3475, H3476, H3477, H3482 
        [5JN], H3491, H3492, H3493 [6JN]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5325), consideration (H. Res. 
        667), H3287 [31MY]
  Bills and resolutions
      Energy and water development: making appropriations (see S. 
        2465), S2823 [26AP] (see H.R. 5325), H2316 [7MY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5325), consideration (see H. 
        Res. 667), H3265 [30MY]
      Mississippi: add certain counties to the region represented by 
        the Appalachian Regional Commission (see H.R. 4620), H2067 
        [24AP]
  Motions
      Energy and water development: making appropriations (H.R. 5325), 
        H3390 [1JN], H3524 [6JN]
  Remarks in House
      Dept. of Energy: regional economic development programs funding, 
        H3429, H3430 [5JN]
      Energy and water development: across-the-board funding 
        reduction, H3455, H3467, H3468 [5JN], H3491 [6JN]
      ------administrative spending, salaries, and expense accounts 
        funding, H3371 [1JN]
      ------exempt from certain requirements on the procurement and 
        acquisition of alternative fuels, H3477, H3478 [5JN]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5325), H3347-H3356 [31MY], 
        H3366-H3390 [1JN], H3409, H3444-H3447, H3451-H3478 [5JN], 
        H3489-H3499, H3513-H3526 [6JN], H3586 [7JN], E953 [1JN], E976, 
        E977, E982 [5JN], E988, E993 [6JN], E1018, E1023 [7JN], E1026, 
        E1028 [8JN]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5325), consideration (H. Res. 
        667), H3281-H3289 [31MY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5325), motion to recommit, 
        H3524, H3525 [6JN]
      ------prohibit funding to enforce wage rate requirements for 
        contracts under the Davis-Bacon Act, H3468-H3470 [5JN]
      Roads and highways: prohibit funding for construction of 
        highways in foreign countries and for Birmingham, AL, beltway, 
        H1959, H1960 [18AP]
  Remarks in Senate
      Energy and water development: making appropriations, S1045, 
        S1046 [27FE]
  Reports filed
      Consideration of H.R. 5325, Energy and Water Development 
        Appropriations: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 667) (H. 
        Rept. 112-504), H3265 [30MY]
      Energy and Water Development Appropriations: Committee on 
        Appropriations (House) (H.R. 5325) (H. Rept. 112-462), H2316 
        [7MY]
      ------Committee on Appropriations (Senate) (S. 2465) (S. Rept. 
        112-164), S2819 [26AP]
  Rulings of the Chair
      Energy and water development: making appropriations (H.R. 5325), 
        H3371 [1JN], H3464 [5JN], H3492 [6JN]
  Tables
      Energy and water development appropriations (H.R. 5325), H3348-
        H3351 [31MY]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 667, consideration of H.R. 5325, energy and water 
        development appropriations, H3282 [31MY]




APPLETON, STEVE

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E233 [17FE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Tribute, S562 [13FE]




APPLIED EXTRUSION TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

  Remarks in House
      Insurance: tribute to health care innovations, E1319 [25JY]




APPROPRIATIONS

  Addresses
      State of the Union: President Obama, S68-S73 [24JA]
  Affidavits
      Dept. of Justice funding to enforce certain accessibility 
        regulations for the disabled relative to pools at public 
        accommodations or provided by public entities: Hitesh Patel, 
        H2406 [8MY]
  Amendments
      Agriculture: continue certain programs (S. 3240), S3787, S3789, 
        S3790, S3791, S3792, S3793, S3794, S3795, S3796, S3797 [6JN], 
        S3845, S3846, S3847, S3848, S3849, S3850, S3851, S3852, S3853, 
        S3854, S3855, S3856, S3857, S3867, S3868, S3869 [7JN], S3903, 
        S3904, S3905, S3906, S3907, S3908, S3909, S3910, S3911, S3912, 
        S3913, S3916, S3917, S3918, S3919, S3921, S3922, S3923, S3924 
        [11JN], S3962, S3963, S3985, S3986, S3987, S3989, S3991, 
        S3992, S3993, S3994, S3997, S3998, S3999, S4000, S4001, S4099, 
        S4102, S4103, S4104, S4106, S4107 [12JN], S4126, S4127, S4153, 
        S4154, S4155, S4156, S4157, S4158, S4159, S4160 [13JN], S4208, 
        S4209, S4210, S4211, S4212, S4213, S4216, S4217 [14JN], S4243, 
        S4244, S4245, S4246, S4247 [18JN], S4266, S4267, S4268, S4269, 
        S4270, S4271, S4272, S4273, S4274, S4275, S4276, S4277, S4278, 
        S4279, S4280, S4281, S4306 [19JN], S4334, S4335, S4336, S4337, 
        S4338, S4339, S4340, S4341, S4343, S4344, S4345, S4346, S4347, 
        S4348, S4349, S4350, S4351, S4352, S4353, S4354, S4355, S4356, 
        S4357 [20JN], S4381, S4382, S4383, S4384, S4385, S4389 [21JN]
      Agriculture, rural development, FDA, and related agencies 
        programs: making appropriations (H.R. 5973), H3977 [21JN]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5973), consideration (H. Res. 
        697), H4025 [26JN]
      Budget: establish legislative line-item veto to expedite 
        consideration of rescissions (H.R. 3521), H611, H613 [8FE]
      ------establish legislative line-item veto to expedite 
        consideration of rescissions (H.R. 3521), consideration (H. 
        Res. 540), H600 [8FE]
      ------increase transparency in Federal budgeting (H.R. 3581), 
        H542, H544, H545 [7FE]
      ------reconciliation of the concurrent resolution and 
        replacement of sequester established by the Budget Control Act 
        (H.R. 5652), H2648 [10MY]
      ------reconciliation of the concurrent resolution and 
        replacement of sequester established by the Budget Control Act 
        (H.R. 5652), consideration (H. Res. 648), H2581 [10MY]
      ------reform the budget baseline to remove automatic increases 
        in discretionary accounts and to require a comparison to the 
        previous year's spending levels (H.R. 3578), consideration (H. 
        Res. 534), H393 [2FE]
      ------replace the sequester established by the Budget Control 
        Act (H.R. 6365), consideration (H. Res. 778), H5946 [13SE]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2013-2022 (H. Con. 
        Res. 112), H1572 [26MR], H1705, H1710, H1717, H1731 [28MR], 
        H1763, H1776 [29MR]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2013-2022 (H. Con. 
        Res. 112), consideration (H. Res. 597), H1661 [28MR]
      CBO: provide a macroeconomic analysis of the impact of 
        legislation (H.R. 3582), H404, H405, H406, H407, H408, H411, 
        H412 [2FE]
      ------provide a macroeconomic analysis of the impact of 
        legislation (H.R. 3582), consideration (H. Res. 534), H393 
        [2FE]
      Coast Guard: authorizing appropriations (H.R. 2838), S6653, 
        S6661, S6673 [21SE]
      Continuing: making (H.J. Res. 117), S6468 [19SE], S6501, S6502, 
        S6557 [20SE]
      ------making (H.J. Res. 117), consideration (H. Res. 778), H5946 
        [13SE]
      Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military 
        activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military 
        construction (H.R. 4310), S7793, S7984 [12DE], H2716 [15MY], 
        H2847, H2997, H2998, H2999, H3000, H3001, H3002, H3003, H3008, 
        H3009, H3011, H3014, H3016, H3017, H3019, H3021, H3022, H3024, 
        H3026, H3027, H3028, H3029, H3030, H3050, H3051, H3053, H3054, 
        H3056, H3057, H3059, H3061, H3062, H3063, H3064, H3067, H3068, 
        H3070, H3071, H3073, H3075, H3076, H3078, H3081, H3082, H3083, 
        H3085, H3086, H3092, H3093, H3094, H3095 [17MY], H3121, H3122, 
        H3123, H3124, H3125, H3126, H3127, H3128, H3130, H3131, H3132, 
        H3133, H3134, H3136, H3138, H3139, H3140 [18MY]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities, 
        prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction 
        (H.R. 4310), consideration (H. Res. 656), H2742 [16MY]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities, 
        prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction 
        (H.R. 4310), consideration (H. Res. 661), H2844 [17MY]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities, 
        prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction 
        (H.R. 4310), consideration of conference report (H. Res. 840), 
        H7373 [20DE]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities, 
        prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction (S. 
        3254), S6760 [13NO], S6860 [15NO], S6897, S6898, S6904, S6905, 
        S6906, S6907 [26NO], S6951, S6952, S6954, S6955, S6960, S6961, 
        S6962, S6963, S6964, S6965, S6966, S6969, S6970, S6971, S6972, 
        S6973, S6974, S6975, S6976, S6977, S6978 [27NO], S7005, S7011, 
        S7014, S7045, S7046, S7047, S7048, S7049, S7050, S7051, S7052, 
        S7053, S7054, S7055, S7056, S7057, S7058, S7059, S7060, S7065, 
        S7071, S7072, S7074, S7079, S7084, S7085, S7086, S7090, S7091, 
        S7092, S7093, S7094, S7096, S7097, S7098, S7099, S7100, S7102, 
        S7103, S7104, S7105, S7106, S7107, S7108, S7109, S7110, S7111, 
        S7112, S7113, S7114, S7115, S7116, S7117, S7118, S7119, S7120, 
        S7121, S7122, S7123, S7124 [28NO], S7137, S7138, S7143, S7144, 
        S7148, S7149, S7150, S7151, S7153, S7154, S7156, S7159, S7162, 
        S7169, S7175, S7176, S7177, S7178, S7181, S7191, S7196, S7197, 
        S7198, S7199, S7200, S7201, S7203, S7222, S7223, S7224, S7225, 
        S7226, S7227, S7228, S7229, S7231, S7232, S7234, S7236, S7237, 
        S7238, S7240, S7241, S7242, S7243, S7246, S7247, S7248, S7251, 
        S7253, S7254, S7255, S7256, S7257, S7258, S7259, S7260, S7269, 
        S7270, S7271, S7272, S7273, S7274, S7275 [29NO], S7280, S7281, 
        S7284, S7285, S7288, S7289, S7294, S7295, S7296, S7297, S7306, 
        S7307 [30NO], S7324, S7325, S7326, S7327, S7328, S7329, S7332, 
        S7336, S7337, S7338, S7339, S7340, S7347, S7348, S7349, S7359 
        [3DE], S7383, S7384, S7385, S7386 [4DE]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5856), H4865 [12JY], H4908, 
        H4909 [17JY], H4939, H4942, H4947, H4953, H4954, H4955, H4956, 
        H4957, H4958, H4959, H4960, H4961, H4962, H4964, H4965, H4970, 
        H4971, H4978, H4979, H4980, H4981, H4982, H4983, H4985, H4988, 
        H4989, H4990, H4991, H4992, H4993, H4994, H4995, H5010, H5011 
        [18JY], H5027, H5028, H5029, H5030, H5031, H5034, H5036, 
        H5038, H5040, H5042, H5043, H5047, H5050, H5052, H5054, H5057, 
        H5058, H5059, H5060, H5061, H5079 [19JY]
      Dept. of HHS: reauthorize certain programs to protect against 
        pandemics and attacks from chemical, biological, radiological, 
        and nuclear weapons (S. 1855), S1475, S1484 [7MR]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: making appropriations (H.R. 5855), 
        H3482 [5JN], H3528, H3529, H3530, H3531, H3533, H3534, H3535, 
        H3537, H3539, H3541, H3543, H3544, H3545, H3546, H3548, H3549, 
        H3550, H3552, H3554, H3556, H3557, H3559, H3578, H3579 [6JN], 
        H3619, H3620, H3621, H3622, H3623, H3624, H3625, H3629, H3630, 
        H3632, H3635, H3637, H3638, H3640, H3641, H3644, H3645, H3662 
        [7JN]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5855), consideration (H. Res. 
        667), H3287 [31MY]
      ------obtain an unqualified audit opinion and improve financial 
        accountability and management (S. 1998), S7125 [28NO]
      Dept. of Justice: provide Debbie Smith DNA Backlog Grant Program 
        funds for auditing sexual assault evidence backlogs and 
        establish a Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Registry (S. 
        3250), S8549 [30DE], H7583 [2JA]
      Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations for military construction and veterans' 
        services (H.R. 5854), H3268 [30MY], H3320, H3324, H3326, 
        H3327, H3331, H3340, H3341, H3342, H3343, H3344, H3345, H3346, 
        H3364 [31MY]
      ------making appropriations for military construction and 
        veterans' services (H.R. 5854), consideration (H. Res. 667), 
        H3287 [31MY]
      Depts. of Transportation and HUD and related agencies: making 
        appropriations (H.R. 5972), H3981 [25JN], H4033, H4035, H4036, 
        H4037, H4039, H4041, H4044, H4045, H4047, H4048, H4051, H4052, 
        H4053, H4054, H4055, H4056, H4065, H4066 [26JN], H4096, H4097, 
        H4099, H4100, H4101, H4102, H4103, H4104, H4105, H4106, H4108, 
        H4109, H4110, H4112, H4117, H4118, H4121, H4122, H4124, H4135, 
        H4136, H4137, H4139, H4140, H4141, H4142, H4143, H4144, H4146, 
        H4147, H4148, H4149, H4150, H4151 [27JN]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5972), consideration (H. Res. 
        697), H4025 [26JN]
      Economy: provide for spending reductions through reform and 
        repeal of certain Federal and State programs (H.R. 6684), 
        consideration (H. Res. 841), H7381 [20DE]
      Energy and water development: making appropriations (H.R. 5325), 
        H3364 [31MY], H3367, H3368, H3369, H3370, H3372, H3378, H3379, 
        H3380, H3381, H3382, H3383, H3405 [1JN], H3409, H3410, H3412, 
        H3413, H3415, H3416, H3418, H3419, H3421, H3424, H3425, H3426, 
        H3429, H3430, H3451, H3452, H3454, H3455, H3457, H3458, H3459, 
        H3460, H3461, H3462, H3463, H3464, H3465, H3466, H3467, H3468, 
        H3470, H3471, H3472, H3473, H3474, H3475, H3476, H3477, H3482 
        [5JN], H3491, H3492, H3493 [6JN]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5325), consideration (H. Res. 
        667), H3287 [31MY]
      Eximbank: reauthorize (H.R. 2072), S3091, S3092, S3093 [10MY], 
        S3146, S3148, S3150, S3152, S3156, S3176, S3177 [15MY]
      Federal agencies and departments: intensify efforts to identify, 
        prevent, and recover payment error, waste, fraud, and abuse 
        within Federal spending (S. 1409), S5891, S5894, S5896 [1AU]
      FEMA: extend the National Flood Insurance Program (H.R. 5740), 
        S3611, S3641 [24MY], H3250 [30MY]
      Government: making for Dept. of Defense and other Federal 
        departments and agencies, rescind unobligated stimulus funds, 
        and reduce discretionary spending (H.R. 1), S8052, S8073, 
        S8084, S8085 [17DE], S8117, S8126, S8128, S8130, S8141, S8142, 
        S8143, S8144, S8147, S8149, S8150, S8151 [18DE], S8164, S8178, 
        S8184, S8195, S8207, S8208, S8212, S8223, S8224 [19DE], S8305, 
        S8306, S8307 [20DE], S8366, S8368, S8369, S8372 [21DE], S8429, 
        S8430, S8431, S8432, S8433, S8434, S8442 [27DE], S8462, S8463, 
        S8469, S8472, S8476, S8496, S8508 [28DE]
      House Rules: same-day consideration of resolutions allowing 
        consideration of certain legislation (H. Res. 643), H2344 
        [8MY]
      Intelligence services: authorizing appropriations (H.R. 5743), 
        H3295, H3297, H3298, H3299, H3300, H3301, H3302, H3305 [31MY]
      ------authorizing appropriations (H.R. 5743), consideration (H. 
        Res. 667), H3287 [31MY]
      ------authorizing appropriations (S. 3454), S8508 [28DE]
      Legislative branch of the Government: making appropriations 
        (H.R. 5882), H3676, H3677, H3679, H3680, H3681, H3683 [8JN]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5882), consideration (H. Res. 
        679), H3598 [7JN]
      Roads and highways: extend Federal-aid highway, highway safety, 
        motor carrier safety, transit, and other Highway Trust Fund-
        funded programs (S. 1813), S504, S505, S536, S538, S539, S540, 
        S541, S543 [9FE], S570, S571, S572, S573, S574, S575, S576, 
        S577, S581, S582 [13FE], S639, S640, S641, S642, S645, S646, 
        S647, S650, S651, S652, S653, S654, S655, S656, S657 [14FE], 
        S686, S687, S705, S706, S707, S708, S787, S788, S789, S790, 
        S791, S792, S794, S795, S796, S797 [15FE], S860, S861, S862, 
        S863, S864, S865, S866, S867, S870, S871, S872, S873, S874 
        [16FE], S913, S914, S919, S924, S925, S926, S927, S928, S1018, 
        S1019 [17FE], S1051, S1052, S1053 [27FE], S1079, S1090, S1095, 
        S1096, S1097 [28FE], S1151, S1152 [29FE], S1179, S1210, S1364, 
        S1365, S1367 [1MR], S1385, S1386, S1387, S1389, S1392, S1395, 
        S1396, S1397, S1398, S1399 [5MR], S1426, S1427, S1429, S1430 
        [6MR], S1463, S1464, S1466, S1467, S1468, S1470 [7MR], S1505, 
        S1512, S1515, S1517, S1531, S1533, S1534, S1535, S1544, S1548, 
        S1556 [8MR], S1573 [12MR], S1593, S1597, S1601, S1602, S1603, 
        S1605, S1618 [13MR], S1647 [14MR], S1814 [19MR]
      ------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. 4281), 
        consideration (H. Res. 600), H1750 [29MR]
      ------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), 
        H1944, H1946, H1955 [18AP]
      ------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), 
        consideration (H. Res. 619), H1930 [18AP]
      Science, Depts. of Justice and Commerce, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations (H.R. 5326), H2330 [7MY], H2360, H2361, 
        H2363, H2364, H2366, H2368, H2369, H2370, H2371, H2372, H2373, 
        H2374, H2375, H2376, H2377, H2379, H2390, H2392, H2393, H2406, 
        H2408, H2409, H2411, H2414, H2416, H2419, H2422, H2424, H2425, 
        H2426, H2448, H2449 [8MY], H2493, H2496, H2498, H2500, H2501, 
        H2502, H2503, H2504, H2505, H2507, H2509, H2510, H2522, H2523, 
        H2524, H2529, H2531, H2532, H2535, H2536, H2537, H2538, H2539, 
        H2541, H2543, H2544, H2547, H2570 [9MY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5326), consideration (H. Res. 
        643), H2344 [8MY]
      Transportation: authorize funds for Federal-aid highway, public 
        transportation, and highway and motor carrier safety programs 
        (H.R. 7), consideration (H. Res. 547), H748 [15FE]
      Violence Against Women Act: reauthorize (H.R. 4970), 
        consideration (H. Res. 656), H2742 [16MY]
      ------reauthorize (S. 1925), S2698, S2737, S2738, S2741 [25AP], 
        S2795, S2841, S2842, S2843, S2864, S2865, S2884 [26AP]
  Analyses
      Committee on Energy and Commerce (House) Press Release Regarding 
        Communities Putting Prevention to Work: Centers for Disease 
        Control and Prevention, H2607-H2609 [10MY]
      Five Problems With Dynamic Scoring: Sarah Ayres, Center for 
        American Progress, H410 [2FE]
      Intelligence Services Appropriations (S. 3454), S8514 [28DE]
      National Rail System Preservation, Expansion, and Development 
        Act, S1655-S1657 [14MR]
  Appointments
      Conferees: H.R. 658, FAA Air Transportation Modernization and 
        Safety Improvement Act, H192 [31JA]
      ------H.R. 4310, Dept. of Defense appropriations for military 
        activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military 
        construction, S7972 [12DE], H6782 [13DE]
      ------H.R. 4348, highway programs reauthorization, TransCanada 
        Keystone XL Pipeline permitting approval, and Gulf Coast 
        States resources and economy restoration, S2615 [24AP], H2108 
        [25AP]
      ------S. 3254, Dept. of Defense appropriations for military 
        activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military 
        construction, S7392 [4DE]
  Articles and editorials
      Backward on Domestic Violence, S3229 [16MY]
      Central Subway Needs Money To Fulfill Potential, H4137 [27JN]
      Congress Delays Farm Bill as Drought Spreads, S5456 [26JY]
      Conservatives Should Break Transportation Bill Gridlock, S4707 
        [28JN]
      Delay on Domestic Violence, S5288 [24JY], S5348 [25JY]
      Don't Let Foreign Aid Fall Off the Fiscal Cliff, E1984 [21DE]
      End Flood Insurance Program Uncertainty, S2994 [9MY]
      Executive Viewpont--Time To Bite the Bullet, H5056 [19JY]
      Food Stamps Helped Reduce Poverty Rate, Study Finds, H1900 
        [17AP]
      G.O.P. and Violence Against Women, S7207 [29NO]
      GOP Budget Doesn't Even Say the Word ``Veteran'', E425 [22MR]
      House Reaches Agreement on Export-Import Bank Reauthorization To 
        Strengthen American Manufacturing, Spur Job Creation, H2477 
        [9MY]
      In the House, a Transportation Train Wreck, H527 [7FE]
      Military Funds to Spare?, H7366 [20DE]
      Partisanship and the Violence Against Women Act, S3230 [16MY]
      Protect Immigrant Women From Violence, H2765 [16MY]
      Public Wants Compromise on Fiscal Cliff, but Specifics 
        Unpopular, S8174 [19DE]
      Re-Authorize the Export-Import Bank, H2480 [9MY]
      Ryan Has a Less-Painful Debt Plan, S2015 [26MR]
      Ryan Plan Puts GOP in Long-Term Bind, H1655 [28MR]
      Weakening Violence Against Women Act Betrays Immigrant Victims, 
        S6302 [13SE]
      Weatherization Assistance Is Effective Investment, E1184 [29JN]
      ``What's the Real Defense Budget?'', E109 [1FE]
  Bills and resolutions
      Abortion: prohibit Federal education funding for elementary and 
        secondary schools that provide on-campus access to abortion 
        providers (see H.R. 6173), H5200 [24JY]
      Agriculture: continue certain programs (see S. 3240), S3631 
        [24MY] (see H.R. 6083), H4684 [9JY]
      ------continue certain programs (H.R. 6083), consideration (see 
        H. Res. 739), H5201 [24JY]
      Agriculture, rural development, FDA, and related agencies 
        programs: making appropriations (see S. 2375), S2821 [26AP] 
        (see H.R. 5973), H3914 [20JN]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5973), consideration (see H. 
        Res. 697), H3974 [21JN]
      America's Agricultural Heritage Partnership: reauthorize in Iowa 
        (see S. 2133), S1049 [27FE]
      Armed Forces: limit end strength reductions for regular 
        component of the Army and Marine Corps and ensure provision of 
        adequate resources to meet the National Security Strategy (see 
        H.R. 4294), H1740 [28MR]
      ------provide for the continuance of pay and allowances for 
        members, including Reserve components during any period of 
        lapsed appropriations (see H.R. 6261), H5629 [1AU]
      Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act: permanently extend and 
        strengthen (see H.R. 4274), H1739 [28MR]
      Budget: constitutional amendment to require balanced (see H.J. 
        Res. 102), H726 [14FE] (see H.J. Res. 116), H5291 [25JY]
      ------cut and cap Federal spending, enact balanced budget 
        constitutional amendment, and replace sequester with other 
        budget cuts (see S. 3482), S5976 [2AU]
      ------eliminate adjustment for disaster funding (see H.R. 4386), 
        H1976 [18AP]
      ------eliminate requirement that the President submit a budget 
        to the Congress each year (see H.R. 3883), H439 [2FE]
      ------establish legislative line-item veto to expedite 
        consideration of rescissions (see S. 2086), S494 [9FE]
      ------establish legislative line-item veto to expedite 
        consideration of rescissions (H.R. 3521), consideration (see 
        H. Res. 540), H567 [7FE]
      ------express that passage of a fiscal year 2013 Federal budget 
        is of national importance (see H. Res. 516), H78 [18JA]
      ------increase long-term fiscal accountability of direct 
        spending legislation (see H.R. 6525), H6275 [21SE]
      ------increase transparency in Federal budgeting (H.R. 3581), 
        consideration (see H. Res. 539), H511 [6FE]
      ------modify discretionary spending limits to take into account 
        savings resulting from the reduction in the number of Federal 
        employees and extending the Federal employee pay freeze (see 
        S. 2065), S323 [2FE]
      ------provide for automatic continuing resolutions (see S. 
        3434), S5381 [25JY]
      ------provide for greater transparency and honesty in Federal 
        budget process (see H.R. 3844), H218 [31JA]
      ------provide incentive for Congress to pass a constitutional 
        amendment to require balanced (see H.R. 4265), H1641 [27MR]
      ------reconciliation of the concurrent resolution and 
        replacement of sequester established by the Budget Control Act 
        (see H.R. 5652), H2565 [9MY]
      ------reconciliation of the concurrent resolution and 
        replacement of sequester established by the Budget Control Act 
        (H.R. 5652), consideration (see H. Res. 648), H2565 [9MY]
      ------reform the budget baseline to remove automatic increases 
        in discretionary accounts and to require a comparison to the 
        previous year's spending levels (H.R. 3578), consideration 
        (see H. Res. 534), H373 [1FE]
      ------repeal sequestration (see H.R. 6535), H6276 [21SE]
      ------repeal sequestration and replace automatic spending cuts 
        with targeted reforms (see S. 3473), S5870 [1AU] (see H.R. 
        6389), H5999 [13SE]
      ------replace the sequester established by the Budget Control 
        Act (see H.R. 4966), H2266 [27AP] (see H.R. 6365), H5765 
        [10SE] (see H.R. 6716), H7469 [30DE]
      ------replace the sequester established by the Budget Control 
        Act (H.R. 6365), consideration (see H. Res. 778), H5922 [12SE]
      ------require the President to provide a report detailing the 
        sequester required by the Budget Control Act (see S. 3228), 
        S3516 [23MY] (see H.R. 5872), H3362 [31MY]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2012-2022 (see S. 
        Con. Res. 39), S2243 [29MR] (see S. Con. Res. 40), S2324 
        [16AP] (see S. Con. Res. 42), S2824 [26AP] (see H. Con. Res. 
        113), H1571 [26MR]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2013-2022 (see S. 
        Con. Res. 37), S2243 [29MR] (see S. Con. Res. 41), S2393 
        [17AP] (see S. Con. Res. 44), S2968 [8MY] (see S. Con. Res. 
        52), S5212 [19JY] (see H. Con. Res. 112), H1570 [26MR]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2013-2022 (H. Con. 
        Res. 112), consideration (see H. Res. 597), H1641 [27MR]
      ------subject the pay of the President, Vice-President, and 
        Members of Congress to any sequestration order (see H.R. 
        6438), H6151 [19SE]
      Budget Control Act: ensure any deal on taxes and spending does 
        not cut Medicare, Medicaid, or Social Security benefits, 
        increases revenue, reduces defense spending, and promotes 
        economic growth (see H. Res. 733), H5008 [18JY]
      Bureau of Reclamation: maintain annual base funding for the 
        Upper Colorado and San Juan Rivers fish recovery programs (see 
        H.R. 6060), H4654 [29JN]
      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]
      ------provide a macroeconomic analysis of the impact of 
        legislation (H.R. 3582), consideration (see H. Res. 534), H373 
        [1FE]
      ------require 20-year cost estimates for bills or joint 
        resolutions (see H.R. 6347), H5706 [2AU]
      CCC: prohibit Brazil Cotton Institute funding (see H.R. 5143), 
        H2270 [27AP]
      Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: provide supplemental 
        appropriations for obesity programs (see H.R. 6143), H5008 
        [18JY]
      Child Protection and Safety Act: reauthorize certain programs 
        relative to sex offender management and registration (see H.R. 
        3796), H82 [19JA]
      Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation: terminate (see H.R. 
        6321), H5706 [2AU]
      Coast Guard: authorizing appropriations (see H.R. 5887), H3404 
        [1JN]
      ------authorizing appropriations (H.R. 2838), concur in Senate 
        amendments with an amendment (see H. Res. 825), H6675 [5DE]
      Congress: require each bill enacted be limited to only one 
        subject (see S. 3359), S4724 [28JN] (see H.R. 3806), H114 
        [23JA]
      Continuing: making (see H.J. Res. 117), H5765 [10SE]
      ------making (H.J. Res. 117), consideration (see H. Res. 778), 
        H5922 [12SE]
      Corps of Engineers: authorize certain flood risk management 
        projects (see H.R. 4353), H1845 [16AP]
      ------provide construction and major rehabilitation funding for 
        projects located on inland and intracoastal waterways (see 
        H.R. 4342), H1805 [29MR]
      Crime: reauthorize grants to enhance State and local efforts to 
        combat trafficking in persons (see H.R. 6496), H6274 [21SE]
      Dept. of Agriculture: extend and improve the Milk Income Loss 
        Contract (MILC) Program (see S. 2126), S909 [17FE]
      ------reauthorize and improve the Rural Energy for America 
        Program (see S. 2225), S2001 [22MR] (see H.R. 5825), H3103 
        [17MY]
      ------recognize significance of and support adequate funding for 
        the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (see H. Res. 
        564), H965 [27FE]
      ------repeal the nutrition entitlement programs and establish a 
        food stamp block grant program (see S. 3602), S6546 [20SE] 
        (see H.R. 6567), H6300 [2OC]
      ------Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program funding (see H. 
        Res. 664), H3103 [17MY] (see H. Res. 760), H5707 [2AU]
      Dept. of Defense: authorize the Transition Assistance Advisor 
        Program (see S. 3354), S4724 [28JN]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities, 
        prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction 
        (see S. 2467), S2823 [26AP] (see S. 3254), S3688 [4JN] (see 
        H.R. 4310), H1803 [29MR]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities, 
        prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction 
        (H.R. 4310), Senate amendment--return to Senate (see H. Res. 
        829), H6765 [12DE]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities, 
        prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction 
        (H.R. 4310), consideration (see H. Res. 656), H2712 [15MY] 
        (see H. Res. 661), H2811 [16MY]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities, 
        prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction 
        (H.R. 4310), consideration of conference report (see H. Res. 
        840), H7359 [19DE]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities, 
        prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction (S. 
        3254), return to Senate (see H. Res. 829), H6765 [12DE]
      ------making appropriations (see H.R. 5856), H3171 [25MY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5856), consideration (see H. 
        Res. 717), H4603 [28JN]
      ------provide for auditable financial statements (see S. 3487), 
        S5977 [2AU]
      ------reduce discretionary spending limit by an amount equal to 
        the amount obligated to provide recreational facilities to 
        Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, detainees (see H.R. 4188), H1304 [8MR]
      ------reduce number of nuclear weapons and related programs (see 
        H.R. 3974), H639 [8FE]
      ------work with non-Federal entities and accept non-Federal 
        funding under strict guidelines to promote commercial space 
        transportation infrastructure efficiencies (see H.R. 4401), 
        H2029 [19AP]
      Dept. of Education: allow State teacher and personnel training 
        and recruitment funds to be used to train school personnel how 
        to recognize child sexual abuse (see S. 3173), S3129 [14MY]
      ------establish a career and technical innovation fund (see S. 
        3710), S8452 [27DE]
      ------reauthorize and strengthen the Improving Literacy Through 
        School Libraries Program (see H.R. 3776), H26 [17JA]
      Dept. of HHS: exempt Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services 
        Administration from sequestration (see H.R. 6692), H7424 
        [20DE]
      ------provide additional funding for the Early Retiree 
        Reinsurance Program (see H.R. 3887), H440 [2FE]
      ------reauthorize certain programs to protect against pandemics 
        and attacks from chemical, biological, radiological, and 
        nuclear weapons (see H.R. 6672), H6828 [17DE]
      ------repeal Patient-Centered Outcomes Research program and 
        comparative effectiveness research funding (see H.R. 3827), 
        H181 [25JA]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: making appropriations (see S. 3216), 
        S3422 [22MY] (see H.R. 5855), H3171 [25MY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5855), consideration (see H. 
        Res. 667), H3265 [30MY]
      ------obtain an unqualified audit opinion and improve financial 
        accountability and management (see H.R. 5941), H3699 [8JN]
      ------prohibit appropriated funds from being used to pay for an 
        abortion (see H.R. 5646), H2443 [8MY]
      Dept. of Justice: eliminate unnecessary reporting requirements 
        for unfunded programs under the Office of Justice Programs 
        (see H.R. 6189), H5290 [25JY]
      ------enhance use of Juvenile Accountability Block Grants for 
        programs to prevent and address occurrences of bullying and 
        reauthorize the Juvenile Accountability Block Grants program 
        (see H.R. 5770), H2713 [15MY] (see H.R. 6019), H4063 [26JN]
      ------extend authorization of Bulletproof Vest Partnership (see 
        S. 2554), S2922 [7MY] (see H.R. 5742), H2712 [15MY]
      ------provide Debbie Smith DNA Backlog Grant Program funds for 
        auditing sexual assault evidence backlogs and establish a 
        Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Registry (see S. 3250), S3631 
        [24MY] (see H.R. 6628), H6622 [4DE]
      ------provide grants to assist Federal, State, tribal, and local 
        law enforcement agencies in rapid recovery of missing 
        individuals (see H.R. 4305), H1803 [29MR]
      ------provide incentive payments under the Edward Byrne Memorial 
        Justice Assistance Grant (Byrne/JAG) Program for States to 
        implement minimum and enhanced DNA collection processes (see 
        H.R. 6014), H3975 [21JN]
      ------reauthorize the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance 
        Grant (Byrne/JAG) Program (see H.R. 6062), H4654 [29JN]
      ------reauthorize the Juvenile Accountability Block Grants 
        program (see H.R. 6045), H4156 [27JN]
      Dept. of State: authorize appropriations (see H.R. 6018), H4063 
        [26JN]
      ------prohibit Ambassador's Fund for Cultural Preservation from 
        making grants (see H.R. 4307), H1803 [29MR]
      Dept. of State, foreign operations, and related programs: making 
        appropriations (see S. 3241), S3631 [24MY] (see H.R. 5857), 
        H3171 [25MY]
      Dept. of the Interior: use designated funding to pay for 
        construction of authorized rural water projects (see S. 3385), 
        S5047 [16JY]
      Dept. of the Interior, environment, and related agencies: making 
        appropriations (see H.R. 6091), H4774 [10JY]
      Dept. of the Treasury: provide growth and stability funding for 
        Detroit, MI (see H.R. 4308), H1803 [29MR]
      Dept. of Transportation: making supplemental appropriations for 
        the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery 
        (TIGER) Discretionary Grant Program (see H.R. 5976), H3914 
        [20JN]
      ------provide funds to States to cover costs to repair or 
        reconstruct a bridge determined by the Federal Highway 
        Administration to be structurally deficient (see H.R. 3837), 
        H186 [27JA]
      ------reauthorize surface transportation research, technology, 
        training, intelligent transportation, and university 
        transportation programs, and Bureau of Transportation 
        Statistics (see H.R. 3833), H186 [27JA]
      ------withhold certain highway funds from States unless they 
        enact a law strengthening penalties for motorists illegally 
        passing a stopped school bus (see H.R. 4236), H1497 [21MR]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: make supplemental appropriations for 
        medical and prosthetic research (see H.R. 6071), H4655 [29JN]
      ------provide monthly assistance allowance to disabled veterans 
        training or competing for the Paralympic Team (see S. 3206), 
        S3280 [17MY]
      Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations for military construction and veterans' 
        services (see S. 3215), S3422 [22MY] (see H.R. 5854), H3171 
        [25MY]
      ------making appropriations for military construction and 
        veterans' services (H.R. 5854), consideration (see H. Res. 
        667), H3265 [30MY]
      Depts. of Labor, HHS, and Education, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations (see S. 3295), S4203 [14JN]
      Depts. of Transportation and HUD and related agencies: making 
        appropriations (see S. 2322), S2545 [19AP] (see H.R. 5972), 
        H3914 [20JN]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5972), consideration (see H. 
        Res. 697), H3974 [21JN]
      District of Columbia: permit determination of the fiscal year 
        period and make local funds for a fiscal year available for 
        use upon enactment of the local budget act for the year 
        subject to congressional review (see S. 2345), S2655 [24AP]
      Drug-Free Communities Support Program: extend authorization (see 
        S. 2159), S1422 [6MR]
      Economic Development Administration: modify period used to 
        calculate certain unemployment rates and establish business 
        incubators in economically-distressed, high-unemployment areas 
        (see S. 2140), S1147 [29FE]
      Economy: avert ``fiscal cliff'' economic crisis by phasing in 
        certain tax increases, work toward comprehensive tax reform, 
        and call for OMB to make recommendations on spending cuts (see 
        S. 3714), S8548 [30DE]
      ------extend tax relief for all Americans and replace defense 
        sequester with responsible spending reductions (see H.R. 
        6688), H7359 [19DE]
      ------provide a comprehensive deficit reduction plan through 
        dollar for dollar debt ceiling increase and entitlement 
        program reform (see S. 3673), S7976 [12DE]
      ------provide for spending reductions through reform and repeal 
        of certain Federal and State programs (see H.R. 6684), H7359 
        [19DE]
      ------provide for spending reductions through reform and repeal 
        of certain Federal and State programs (H.R. 6684), 
        consideration (see H. Res. 841), H7359 [19DE]
      ------require a jobs score for each spending bill considered in 
        Congress (see H.R. 3787), H77 [18JA]
      Elementary and Secondary Education Act: amend (see S. 3578), 
        S6545 [20SE]
      Energy and water development: making appropriations (see S. 
        2465), S2823 [26AP] (see H.R. 5325), H2316 [7MY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5325), consideration (see H. 
        Res. 667), H3265 [30MY]
      EPA: reauthorize the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Restoration 
        Program (see S. 3264), S3729 [5JN] (see S. 3687), S8071 [17DE]
      Executive Office of the President: require the President to 
        submit with the budget an estimate of the deficit using 
        generally accepted accounting principles (see H.R. 6463), 
        H6231 [20SE]
      Eximbank: abolish (see H.R. 4268), H1641 [27MR]
      ------reauthorize (see H.R. 4302), H1803 [29MR] (see H.R. 5444), 
        H2318 [7MY]
      ------reauthorize (H.R. 2072), technical correction (see H.R. 
        5890), H3480 [5JN]
      FAA: authorize appropriations to streamline programs, create 
        efficiencies, reduce waste, improve aviation safety and 
        capacity, and provide stable funding for the national aviation 
        system (H.R. 658), consideration of conference report (see H. 
        Res. 533), H373 [1FE]
      ------extend Airport Improvement Program authority (see H.R. 
        3800), H113 [23JA]
      Federal agencies and departments: consolidate duplicative and 
        overlapping Government programs (see H.R. 6729), H7565 [1JA]
      ------intensify efforts to identify, prevent, and recover 
        payment error, waste, fraud, and abuse within Federal spending 
        (see H.R. 4053), H900 [16FE]
      ------limit authority to award bonuses to employees and require 
        approval of, and reporting on high cost conferences (see S. 
        3481), S5976 [2AU]
      ------reduce discretionary budget authority if financial 
        statement for the previous fiscal year does not receive an 
        unqualified audit opinion by an external independent auditor 
        (see H.R. 6528), H6275 [21SE]
      ------reduce Federal advertising budgets (see S. 3540), S6340 
        [13SE]
      ------require approval by agency head for conferences costing 
        above a certain limit (see H.R. 4454), H2030 [19AP]
      ------strengthen employee cost savings suggestion programs (see 
        S. 2085), S494 [9FE] (see H.R. 4237), H1497 [21MR]
      Federal Realignment and Closure Commission: establish (see H.R. 
        6315), H5705 [2AU]
      Federal-State relations: allow States and localities to return 
        unused Federal grant funds to the general fund of the Treasury 
        for deficit reduction (see H.R. 3994), H692 [9FE]
      FEMA: authorize use of Port Security Grant Program funds for 
        mandated security personnel (see H.R. 5803), H3102 [17MY]
      ------authorize use of Port Security Grant Program funds for 
        replacement of certain security equipment or facilities (see 
        H.R. 5802), H3102 [17MY]
      ------codify authority to use Urban Areas Security Initiative 
        and State Homeland Security Grant Program funding for 
        enhancing medical preparedness, medical surge capacity, and 
        mass prophylaxis capabilities (see H.R. 5997), H3974 [21JN]
      ------extend the National Flood Insurance Program (see S. 2344), 
        S2655 [24AP] (see S. 3050, 3051), S3042 [9MY] (see H.R. 5740), 
        H2712 [15MY]
      ------reauthorize and amend the National Dam Safety Program (see 
        S. 3362), S4773 [29JN] (see H.R. 4090), H965 [27FE]
      ------reauthorize programs and activities (see H.R. 6728), H7565 
        [1JA]
      Financial services and general Government: making appropriations 
        (see S. 3301), S4203 [14JN] (see H.R. 6020), H4063 [26JN]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 6020), consideration (see H. 
        Res. 717), H4603 [28JN]
      Food, Conservation, and Energy Act: extend with certain 
        modifications and exceptions (see H.R. 6228), H5330 [30JY]
      Foreign aid: provide limitations (see H.R. 6452), H6230 [20SE]
      Foreign trade: reauthorize customs trade facilitation and 
        enforcement programs (see H.R. 6642), H6679 [7DE] (see H.R. 
        6656), H6806 [13DE]
      Government: increase accountability and transparency in Federal 
        spending (see S. 3600), S6546 [20SE]
      GPO: provide funding for printing of updated version of 
        ``Hispanic Americans in Congress'' and production of 
        electronic versions of certain other House documents (see H. 
        Con. Res. 132), H4907 [17JY]
      Haiti: authorize appropriations to promote long-term, 
        sustainable rebuilding and development (see H.R. 3771), H26 
        [17JA]
      Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act: prohibit funding 
        to implement health-care related provisions (see H.R. 6054), 
        H4603 [28JN]
      House Rules: prevent creation of duplicative and overlapping 
        Federal programs (see H. Res. 623), H2031 [19AP]
      ------same-day consideration of resolutions allowing 
        consideration of certain legislation (see H. Res. 643), H2316 
        [7MY]
      Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area: reauthorize (see S. 
        2267), S2242 [29MR]
      Hurricanes: making supplemental appropriations for recovery from 
        damage caused by Hurricane Sandy (see H.R. 6581), H6323 [2NO]
      Immigration: improve sharing of information and enhance Federal, 
        State, and local enforcement of immigration laws (see S. 
        2266), S2242 [29MR]
      ------restrict community policing programs funding for States 
        that grant driver's licenses to certain illegal immigrants 
        (see H.R. 6465), H6231 [20SE]
      Individuals With Disabilities Education Act: reauthorize early 
        intervention services for infants and toddlers with 
        disabilities (see H.R. 6718), H7469 [30DE]
      Intelligence services: authorizing appropriations (see S. 3454), 
        S5658 [30JY] (see H.R. 5743), H2712 [15MY]
      ------authorizing appropriations (H.R. 5743), consideration (see 
        H. Res. 667), H3265 [30MY]
      ------specifically authorize certain funds for intelligence or 
        intelligence-related activity (see S. 3314), S4299 [19JN]
      Israel: authorize further assistance to Israel for the Iron Dome 
        anti-missile defense system (see S. 2325), S2546 [19AP]
      Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts: authorizing 
        appropriations (see H.R. 4097), H1016 [28FE]
      Legislative branch of the Government: making appropriations (see 
        H.R. 5882), H3404 [1JN]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5882), consideration (see H. 
        Res. 679), H3577 [6JN]
      LIHEAP: establish minimum level of assistance for certain States 
        (see H.R. 6533), H6275 [21SE]
      ------provide funding with a dedicated revenue source consisting 
        of a tax on offshore oil production (see H.R. 3807), H114 
        [23JA]
      ------reauthorize (see H.R. 4026), H725 [14FE]
      Lobbyists: prohibit use of appropriated funds for publicity, 
        propaganda, or certain lobbying purposes (see H.R. 6520, 
        6520), H6275 [21SE]
      Medicaid: increase Federal medical assistance percentage for 
        territories (see H.R. 5566), H2442 [8MY]
      Members of Congress: impose a daily reduction in rates of pay if 
        Congress fails to agree to a concurrent budget resolution (see 
        H.R. 4036), H801 [15FE]
      ------prohibit funding for salaries and expenses of offices and 
        committees and hold salaries of Members in escrow if Congress 
        does not adopt a budget resolution by a certain date (see H.R. 
        3799), H113 [23JA]
      Middle East: limit U.S. assistance to the Palestinian Authority 
        (see H.R. 5303), H2274 [27AP]
      NASA: reaffirm and amend legislation authorizing appropriations 
        (see S. 3661), S7458 [5DE]
      National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform: adopt 
        recommended reforms to reduce spending and make the Federal 
        Government more efficient (see H.R. 6474), H6231 [20SE]
      National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Establishment Act: 
        reauthorize and amend (see H.R. 6441), H6151 [19SE]
      National Integrated Drought Information System: reauthorize (see 
        H.R. 6489), H6274 [21SE]
      National Park Service: extend authorization of appropriations 
        for certain national heritage areas (see S. 3623), S6625 
        [21SE] (see H.R. 6572), H6306 [12OC]
      National Veterans Business Development Corp.: terminate Federal 
        authorization (see S. 3281), S3838 [7JN]
      National Women's Rights History Project Act: reauthorize 
        appropriations (see H.R. 6150), H5077 [19JY]
      Native Americans: authorize appropriations for certain programs 
        (see H.R. 6708), H7435 [27DE]
      North American Wetlands Conservation Act: extend authorization 
        of appropriations for allocation to carry out approved 
        wetlands conservation projects (see S. 2282), S2243 [29MR]
      North Korean Human Rights Act: reauthorize (see H.R. 4240), 
        H1541 [22MR]
      ------reauthorize (H.R. 4240), correction in enrollment (see S. 
        Con. Res. 58), S5978 [2AU]
      Older Americans Act: reauthorize and improve (see S. 2037), S132 
        [26JA] (see S. 3562), S6454 [19SE]
      OPIC: reauthorize programs (see S. 3627), S6800 [14NO]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: prohibit funding to 
        implement (see H.R. 6054), H4603 [28JN]
      Pediatric Research Equity Act: permanently extend and strengthen 
        (see H.R. 4274), H1739 [28MR]
      Pennsylvania: reauthorize the Rivers of Steel National Heritage 
        Area, Lackawanna Valley National Heritage Area, and Delaware 
        and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor (see S. 2131), S1049 
        [27FE]
      Presidents of the U.S.: clarify that Executive orders infringing 
        on congressional powers and duties or requiring expenditure of 
        funds not specifically appropriated has no force or effect 
        (see H. Con. Res. 98), H219 [31JA]
      Public debt: allow increase of debt ceiling by Executive order 
        (see S. 3664), S7686 [6DE]
      ------disapprove the President's exercise of authority to 
        increase the debt limit (see S.J. Res. 34), S42 [23JA] (see 
        H.J. Res. 98), H8 [13JA]
      ------disapprove the President's exercise of authority to 
        increase the debt limit (H.J. Res. 98), consideration (see H. 
        Res. 515), H25 [17JA]
      ------establish a point of order to prohibit extension of the 
        debt limit unless a concurrent budget resolution has been 
        agreed to and is in effect (see S. 2040), S132 [26JA] (see 
        H.R. 3778), H77 [18JA]
      ------prohibit extension of debt limit unless a budget 
        resolution has been agreed to and is in effect, spending is 
        cut and capped, and a balanced budget amendment has been sent 
        for ratification (see H.R. 4825), H2203 [26AP]
      ------provide authority to increase the debt ceiling when an Act 
        of Congress provides budget authority or reduces revenues (see 
        H.R. 6643), H6679 [7DE]
      ------retain authority of Congress to borrow money on the credit 
        of the U.S. and not cede this power to the President (see H. 
        Res. 826), H6675 [5DE]
      Public lands: suspend net Federal land acquisitions by the 
        Depts. of Agriculture and the Interior unless the Federal 
        budget is balanced in the year of purchase (see H.R. 4193), 
        H1304 [8MR]
      Quinebaug and Shetucket Rivers Valley National Heritage 
        Corridor: redesignate as Last Green Valley National Heritage 
        Corridor (see H.R. 6440), H6151 [19SE]
      Roads and highways: extend Federal-aid highway, highway safety, 
        motor carrier safety, transit, and Highway Trust Fund programs 
        pending enactment of a multiyear reauthorization (H.R. 4348), 
        consideration of conference report (see H. Res. 717), H4603 
        [28JN]
      ------extend Federal-aid highway, highway safety, motor carrier 
        safety, transit, and other Highway Trust Fund-funded programs 
        (see H.R. 14), H1496 [21MR]
      ------extend Federal-aid highway, highway safety, motor carrier 
        safety, transit, and other Highway Trust Fund-funded programs 
        pending enactment of a multiyear reauthorization (see H.R. 
        4239), H1541 [22MR] (see H.R. 4276, 4281), H1739 [28MR] (see 
        H.R. 4348), H1844 [16AP] (see H.R. 6057), H4603 (see H.R. 
        6058), H4604 [28JN] (see H.R. 6064), H4654 [29JN]
      ------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. 4281), 
        consideration (see H. Res. 600), H1739 [28MR]
      ------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), 
        consideration (see H. Res. 619), H1914 [17AP]
      SBA: reauthorize the women's business center program (see S. 
        3197), S3280 [17MY]
      Schools: prohibit Federal education funding for elementary or 
        secondary schools that provide access to emergency postcoital 
        contraception (see H.R. 4046), H801 [15FE]
      Science, Depts. of Justice and Commerce, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations (see S. 2323), S2545 [19AP] (see H.R. 
        5326), H2316 [7MY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5326), consideration (see H. 
        Res. 643), H2316 [7MY]
      Senate Rules: prevent creation of duplicative and overlapping 
        Federal programs (see S. Res. 427), S2546 [19AP]
      Solar energy: authorize microenterprise assistance for renewable 
        energy projects in developing countries (see H.R. 3888), H440 
        [2FE]
      SSA: ensure continuation of services under the Work Incentives 
        Planning and Assistance program and Protection and Advocacy 
        for Beneficiaries of Social Security program (see H.R. 6061), 
        H4654 [29JN]
      ------perform process for closure of field offices (see S. 
        3489), S5977 [2AU]
      ------require the President to transmit the annual budget 
        without revisions to Congress (see H.R. 4082), H943 [17FE]
      Syria: prohibit funding for support of military or paramilitary 
        operations by any nation, group, organization, movement, or 
        individual (see H.R. 5993), H3974 [21JN]
      Taxation: extend authorities relating to the Highway Trust Fund 
        and provide revenues for highway programs (see S. 2132), S1049 
        [27FE] (see H.R. 3864), H374 [1FE]
      Transportation: authorize funds for Federal-aid highway, public 
        transportation, and highway and motor carrier safety programs 
        (see H.R. 7), H218 [31JA]
      ------authorize funds for Federal-aid highway, public 
        transportation, and highway and motor carrier safety programs 
        (H.R. 7), consideration (see H. Res. 547), H725 [14FE]
      U.S. Fire Administration: reauthorize (see S. 2218), S1932 
        [21MR] (see H.R. 6229), H5330 [30JY]
      Veterans: exempt health care programs from sequestration (see S. 
        2128), S909 [17FE] (see H.R. 3895), H475 [3FE]
      Violence Against Women Act: reauthorize (see S. 2338), S2601 
        [23AP] (see H.R. 4271), H1641 [27MR] (see H.R. 4970, 4982), 
        H2267 [27AP]
      ------reauthorize (H.R. 4970), consideration (see H. Res. 656), 
        H2712 [15MY]
      Water Resources Research Act: reauthorize grants for and require 
        applied water supply research regarding water resources 
        research and technology institutes (see S. 2104), S614 [14FE]
  Cloture motions
      Agriculture: continue certain programs (S. 3240), motion to 
        proceed, S3714 [5JN], S3807 [7JN]
      Continuing: making (H.J. Res. 117), S6501 [20SE], S6603 [21SE]
      ------making (H.J. Res. 117), motion to proceed, S6405 [19SE]
      Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military 
        activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military 
        construction (S. 3254), S7293 [30NO], S7336 [3DE]
      Eximbank: reauthorize (H.R. 2072), motion to proceed, S3070 
        [10MY]
      Government: making for Dept. of Defense and other Federal 
        departments and agencies, rescind unobligated stimulus funds, 
        and reduce discretionary spending (H.R. 1), S8195 [19DE], 
        S8340 [21DE]
      Roads and highways: extend Federal-aid highway, highway safety, 
        motor carrier safety, transit, and other Highway Trust Fund-
        funded programs (S. 1813), S686 [15FE], S886 [17FE], S1372 
        [2MR], S1410 [6MR]
      ------extend Federal-aid highway, highway safety, motor carrier 
        safety, transit, and other Highway Trust Fund-funded programs 
        (S. 1813), motion to proceed, S382 [7FE], S420 [9FE]
  Conference reports
      Dept. of Defense Appropriations for Military Activities, 
        Prescribing Personnel Strengths, and Military Construction 
        (H.R. 4310), H6869-H7263 [18DE]
      FAA Modernization and Reform Act (H.R. 658), H230-H304 [1FE]
      Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) (H.R. 
        4348), H4432-H4601 [28JN]
  Excerpts
      Budget Control Act (S. 365): Senate budget enforcement, S6095 
        [11SE]
  Factsheets
      ManuFACTS--Ex-Im Bank and Export Finance, H2474 [9MY]
      Race/Ethnicity and Triple Negative Breast Cancer, H3066 [17MY]
      Triple-Negative Breast Cancer, H3065 [17MY]
  Histories
      Dept. of Justice Juvenile Accountability Block Grant program, 
        H7494 [31DE]
  Letters
      Agriculture, rural development, FDA, and related agencies 
        appropriations: Stephen E. Blaire and Richard E. Pates, U.S. 
        Conference of Catholic Bishops, H4021 [26JN]
      Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act: several agricultural 
        organizations, S6313 [13SE]
      Airport and Airway Extension Act: Representative Camp, Committee 
        on Ways and Means (House), H136 [24JA]
      ------Representative Mica, Committee on Transportation and 
        Infrastructure (House), H136 [24JA]
      American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act and Protecting 
        Investment in Oil Shale the Next Generation of Environmental, 
        Energy, and Resource Security (PIONEERS) Act: R. Bruce Josten, 
        U.S. Chamber of Commerce, H833 [16FE]
      Armed Forces incentive pay funding through reductions in Afghan 
        Security Forces incentive pay funding: Raymond C. Kelley, VFW, 
        H4978 [18JY]
      Army depots and arsenals funding to ensure a strong organic 
        defense industrial base: several Representatives, H4987 [18JY]
      Avert ``fiscal cliff'' economic crisis through bipartisan 
        agreement on taxes and spending: several business 
        organizations, S7132 [29NO]
      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]
      Budget and Accounting Transparency Act: Douglas Holtz-Eakin, 
        American Action Forum (organization), H537 [7FE]
      ------Robert D. Reischauer, CBO, H535 [7FE]
      Child tax credit eligibility and Dept. of HHS Social Services 
        Block Grant Program funding: Deborah Weinstein, Coalition on 
        Human Needs, H2618 [10MY]
      Closure of detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba: several 
        human rights, religious, and civil liberties organizations, 
        H7367 [20DE]
      Committee of the Budget (Senate) revision of aggregates and 
        allocations of spending authority: Senator Sessions, S3405 
        [22MY]
      Constitutionality of tribal government provisions in Violence 
        Against Women Act reauthorization: several law professors, 
        S2680-S2682 [25AP]
      Corps of Engineers finalization of proposed guidance on 
        identification of waters protected by the Federal Water 
        Pollution Control Act: several sportsman and conservation 
        organizations, H3376 [1JN]
      Corps of Engineers funding to implement or enforce the Modified 
        Charleston Method wetland mitigation methodology in Louisiana: 
        John F. Young, Jr., Jefferson Parish, LA, H3473 [5JN]
      ------Paul P. Naquin, Jr., St. Mary Parish, LA, H3473 [5JN]
      Dept. of Defense appropriations for military activities, 
        prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction: 
        Angela Canterbury, Project on Government Oversight 
        (organization), H2841 [17MY]
      ------Representative Bachus, Committee on Financial Services 
        (House), E841 [17MY]
      ------Representative Doc Hastings, Committee on Natural 
        Resources (House), E842 [17MY]
      ------Representative Hall, Committee on Science, Space, and 
        Technology (House), E841 [17MY]
      ------Representative Issa, Committee on Oversight and Government 
        Reform (House), E868 [18MY]
      ------Representative Jeff Miller, Committee on Veterans' Affairs 
        (House), E842 [17MY]
      ------Representative Kline, Committee on Education and the 
        Workforce (House), E868 [18MY]
      ------Representative Lamar Smith, Committee on the Judiciary 
        (House), E869 [18MY]
      ------Representative McKeon, Committee on Armed Services 
        (House), H2796 [16MY], E841, E842 [17MY], E868, E869 [18MY]
      ------Representative Mica, Committee on Transportation and 
        Infrastructure (House), E841 [17MY]
      ------Representative Paul Ryan, Committee on the Budget (House), 
        H2796 [16MY]
      ------Representative Peter King, Committee on Homeland Security 
        (House), H2796 [16MY]
      ------Representative Rogers (MI), Committee on Intelligence 
        (House, Select), E868 [18MY]
      ------Representative Ros-Lehtinen, Committee on Foreign Affairs 
        (House), E868 [18MY]
      ------Representative Sam Graves, Committee on Small Business 
        (House), E869 [18MY]
      ------Representative Upton, Committee on Energy and Commerce 
        (House), E869 [18MY]
      Dept. of Defense motorsports sponsorship funding: Nese F. 
        DeBruyne, Congressional Research Service, H4949 [18JY]
      Dept. of Defense TRICARE for Life program enrollment fee 
        implementation funding: Fang A. Wong, American Legion, H5059 
        [19JY]
      ------Wayne E. Carrignan, Florida VFW, H5059 [19JY]
      Dept. of Energy Innovative Technology Loan Guarantee Program 
        funding: several organizations, H3454 [5JN]
      Dept. of Energy nuclear weapons laboratories and production 
        facilities safety: Alliance for Nuclear Accountability, H2843 
        [17MY]
      ------Alliance of Nuclear Workers Advocacy Groups, H2842 [17MY]
      ------Colleen M. Kelley, National Treasury Employees Union, 
        H2840 [17MY]
      ------Leo W. Gerard, United Steelworkers (organization), H2842 
        [17MY]
      ------Peter S. Winokur, Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, 
        H2834-H2836 [17MY]
      ------Ronald E. Ault, AFL-CIO, H2840 [17MY]
      ------Sean McGarvey, AFL-CIO, H2840 [17MY]
      ------Shane Larson, Communications Workers of America 
        (organization), H2842 [17MY]
      ------Terry O'Sullivan, Laborers International Union of North 
        America, H2836 [17MY]
      Dept. of HHS Prevention and Public Health Fund funding: A. Barry 
        Rand, AARP, H2616 [10MY]
      ------Joseph A. Antolin, Heartland Human Care Services, Inc., 
        S842 [16FE]
      ------Judy Sherman and Emily J. Holubowich, Coalition for Health 
        Funding, S840 [16FE]
      ------Margo G. Wootan, Center for Science in the Public 
        Interest, S841 [16FE]
      ------Miriam A. Alexander, American College of Preventive 
        Medicine, S840 [16FE]
      ------Nancy A. Brown, American Heart Association, S841 [16FE]
      Dept. of HHS programs to protect against pandemics and attacks 
        from chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear weapons 
        reauthorization: James C. Greenwood, Biotechnology Industry 
        Organization, H7294 [19DE]
      ------Maureen Donahue Hardwick, Alliance for Biosecurity, H7294 
        [19DE]
      ------Stephanie Silverman, Roundtable on Critical Care Policy 
        (organization), H7295 [19DE]
      ------Thomas K. McInerny, American Academy of Pediatrics, H7294 
        [19DE]
      ------several public health organizations, H7295 [19DE]
      Dept. of HHS Social Services Block Grant Program funding: 
        Christine James-Brown, Child Welfare League of America (CWLA), 
        H2618 [10MY]
      ------Katherine Beh Nees, Easter Seals, Inc., H2615 [10MY]
      ------Larry Snyder, Catholic Charities USA (organization), H2615 
        [10MY]
      ------National Foster Care Coalition, H2617 [10MY]
      ------several religious organizations, H2615 [10MY]
      Dept. of Justice Antitrust Division regional field offices 
        closure funding: Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson, E755 
        [9MY]
      Dept. of Justice Debbie Smith DNA Backlog Grant Program funds 
        for auditing sexual assault evidence backlogs: Scott 
        Berkowitz, Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN), 
        S2719 [25AP], S2790 [26AP]
      Dept. of Justice Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant 
        (Byrne/JAG) Program reauthorization: Senator Coburn, S6733 
        [13NO]
      Dept. of Justice funding for programs or activities that involve 
        racial, ethnic, or religious profiling by any law enforcement 
        organization: C. Welton Gaddy, Interfaith Alliance, H2533 
        [9MY]
      ------Hilary O. Shelton, NAACP, H2533 [9MY]
      ------Marge Baker and Paul R. Gordon, People for the American 
        Way (organization), H2533 [9MY]
      Dept. of Justice funding to enforce certain accessibility 
        regulations for the disabled relative to pools at public 
        accommodations or provided by public entities: A. Anthony 
        Antosh, Association of University Centers on Disabilities, 
        H2400, H2431 [8MY]
      ------Consortium for Citizens With Disabilities, H2400, H2404, 
        H2432 [8MY]
      ------Fred Lamback, H2400 [8MY]
      ------L. Dara Baldwin and Mark Derry, National Council on 
        Independent Living, H2396, H2401 [8MY]
      ------Susan Henderson, Disability Rights Education and Defense 
        Fund (organization), H2404 [8MY]
      ------several veterans support organizations, H2399, H2431 [8MY]
      DHS Audit Requirement Target (DART) Act: Representative Issa, 
        Committee on Oversight and Government Reform (House), H6732 
        [12DE]
      ------Representative Peter T. King, Committee on Homeland 
        Security (House), H6732 [12DE]
      Digital Accountability and Transparency (DATA) Act: Kerry D. 
        Bolognese, George Mason University, H2095 [25AP]
      ------several organizations, H2093, H2094 [25AP]
      Emergency Federal disaster assistance for commercial fisheries: 
        several Senators, S8189 [19DE]
      Ensure that transportation and infrastructure projects using 
        Federal financial assistance are constructed with steel, iron, 
        and manufactured goods produced in the U.S.: Calman Cohen, 
        Emergency Committee for American Trade, H3046 [17MY]
      ------R. Bruce Josten, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, H3046 [17MY]
      Eximbank reauthorization: Andrew N. Liveris, Dow Chemical Co., 
        H2472 [9MY]
      ------Cass Johnson, National Council of Textile Organizations, 
        and Kevin Burke, American Apparel & Footwear Association, 
        H2473 [9MY]
      ------Christine O. Gregoire, Governor of Washington, H2480 [9MY]
      ------David A. Hart, Florida Chamber of Commerce, H2479 [9MY]
      ------George Landrith, H2477 [9MY]
      ------Gregory J. Junemann, International Federation of 
        Professional & Technical Engineers, H2475 [9MY]
      ------John Hardy, Jr., Coalition for Employment Through Exports, 
        and William A. Reinsch, National Foreign Trade Council, H2472 
        [9MY]
      ------Pat Quinn, Governor of Illinois, H2479 [9MY]
      ------R. Bruce Josten, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, H2474 [9MY]
      ------R. Thomas Buffenbarger, International Association of 
        Machinists and Aerospace Workers, H2475 [9MY]
      ------Representative Carolyn McCarthy, H2476 [9MY]
      ------Representative Yoder, H2477 [9MY]
      ------several Governors, H2479 [9MY]
      ------several organizations, H2472, H2475 [9MY]
      ------several Representatives, H2480 [9MY]
      ------Tim Keating, Boeing Co., H2470, H2473 [9MY]
      ------Todd McCracken, Small Business Exporters Association of 
        the U.S., H2472 [9MY]
      Expand Navy restrictions relative to the overhaul and repair of 
        vessels in foreign shipyards to vessels with a homeport in the 
        Northern Mariana Islands: Eddie Calvo, Governor of Guam, H3060 
        [17MY]
      ------Mathews Pothen, Guam Shipyard, H3060 [17MY]
      Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act: Mike and 
        Lori Peskey, H6154 [20SE]
      ------several Representatives, S5455 [26JY]
      FEMA National Flood Insurance Program extension: Maurice Veissi, 
        National Association of REALTORS, H2785 [16MY]
      ------several organizations, S2994 [9MY]
      ------several Senators, S2769 [26AP]
      ------SmarterSafer.org (organization), S2994 [9MY]
      FEMA process for Federal reimbursement of State and local 
        emergency response activities: Barry Kasinitz, International 
        Association of Fire Fighters, S8430 [27DE]
      ------Hank C. Clemmensen, International Association of Fire 
        Chiefs, S8430 [27DE]
      FEMA programs and activities reauthorization: Representative 
        Peter T. King, Committee on Homeland Security (House), H6110 
        [19SE]
      FEMA State and local rail and transit security grant programs 
        funding: Michael P. Melaniphy, American Public Transportation 
        Association, H3532 [6JN]
      Highway programs reauthorization, TransCanada Keystone XL 
        Pipeline permitting approval, and Gulf Coast States resources 
        and economy restoration: Representative Camp, Committee on 
        Ways and Means (House), H1933 [18AP]
      ------Representative Mica, Committee on Transportation and 
        Infrastructure (House), H1933 [18AP]
      Intelligence services appropriations: Representative Peter T. 
        King, Committee on Homeland Security (House), H3309 [31MY]
      ------Representative Rogers (MI), Committee on Intelligence 
        (House, Select), H3309 [31MY]
      Interest Rate Reduction Act elimination of Dept. of HHS 
        Prevention and Public Health Fund: Charles M. Loveless, 
        American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, 
        H2243 [27AP]
      ------Christopher W. Hansen, American Cancer Society Cancer 
        Action Network, Inc., H2241 [27AP]
      ------Debbie I. Chang, Nemours Foundation, H2240, H2244 [27AP]
      ------Debra L. Ness, National Partnership for Women & Families, 
        H2239 [27AP]
      ------Georges C. Benjamin, American Public Health Association, 
        H2243 [27AP]
      ------Jeffrey Levi, Trust for America's Health (organization), 
        H2241 [27AP]
      ------Kristor W. Cowan, American Federation of Teachers, H2242 
        [27AP]
      ------L. Hunter Limbaugh, American Diabetes Association, H2239 
        [27AP]
      ------Mary Kay Henry, Service Employees International Union, 
        H2244 [27AP]
      ------Matthew L. Myers, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids 
        (organization), H2243 [27AP]
      ------Pamela Banks and Ioana Rusu, Consumers Union, H2240 [27AP]
      ------Paul Jarris, Association of State and Territorial Health 
        Officials and Robert Pestronk, National Association of County 
        and City Health Officials, H2242 [27AP]
      ------Robert L. Borosage, Campaign for America's Future 
        (organization), H2242 [27AP]
      ------William Samuel, AFL-CIO, H2243 [27AP]
      Juvenile Accountability Block Grant Reauthorization and the 
        Bullying Prevention and Intervention Act: Representative 
        Jackson Lee, H7494 [31DE]
      Mandatory minimum sentencing for domestic violence and sex 
        offenses and Dept. of Justice Debbie Smith DNA Backlog Grant 
        Program funds for auditing sexual assault evidence backlogs: 
        Scott Berkowitz, Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, S2793 
        [26AP]
      Medical Preparedness Allowable Use Act: Tim Stephens, Emergency 
        Services Coalition for Medical Preparedness, H6440 [27NO]
      Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21): 
        Americans for Transportation Mobility Coalition, S404 [9FE]
      ------Douglas W. Elmendorf, CBO, S4752 [29JN]
      ------Transportation Construction Coalition, S416 [9FE]
      National missile defense system funding: Representatives McKeon 
        and Michael R. Turner, Committee on Armed Services (House), 
        H5031 [19JY]
      Navy participation in memorandum of understanding with Depts. of 
        Agriculture and Energy to invest in production of advanced 
        aviation and marine biofuels: Jonathan W. Greenert, James F. 
        Amos, and Ray Mabus, Dept. of the Navy, S7144 [29NO]
      NOAA storm warning systems funding: Representative Hall, 
        Committee on Science, Space, and Technology (House), H2356 
        [8MY]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act premium tax credits 
        and Dept. of HHS Social Services Block Grant Program funding: 
        Marty Ford, The ARC of the U.S. (organization), H2617 [10MY]
      Prohibit use of Violence Against Women Act funds by religious 
        organizations to discriminate in hiring practices: Coalition 
        Against Religious Discrimination, H2729 [16MY]
      Public Safety Officers' Benefits Program improvements: several 
        public safety officer organizations, S7027 [28NO]
      ------Steve Williamson, American Ambulance Association, S7028 
        [28NO]
      Replace sequester established by the Budget Control Act: several 
        Democratic Representatives, H7534 [1JA]
      Scientific frameworks relative to recalcitrant cancers: Francis 
        S. Collins, Dept. of HHS, S7163 [29NO]
      Sequester Replacement Reconciliation Act: Harold A. 
        Schaitberger, International Association of Fire Fighters, 
        H2621 [10MY]
      ------Representative Issa, Committee on Oversight and Government 
        Reform (House), E825 [17MY]
      ------Representative Lungren, Committee on House Administration 
        (House), E825 [17MY]
      ------Representative Paul Ryan, Committee on the Budget (House), 
        E825, E826 [17MY]
      ------Stephen E. Blaire, Committee on Domestic Justice and Human 
        Development, H2580, H2613 [10MY]
      Statutory public debt limit increase: Robert Boudiette, Jr., S92 
        [26JA]
      Surface Transportation Extension Act: Representative Camp, 
        Committee on Ways and Means (House), H1603 [27MR], H1755 
        [29MR]
      ------Representative Mica, Committee on Transportation and 
        Infrastructure (House), H1603 [27MR], H1755 [29MR]
      Transportation and infrastructure projects funding: 
        Representative Schilling, E911 [30MY]
      Triple-negative breast cancer research funding: Betty Sommer, 
        Causes for a Cure (organization), H3065 [17MY]
      U.S. agreement with Russia relative to missile defenses: 
        Representative Michael R. Turner, Committee on Armed Services 
        (House), H5032 [19JY]
      U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Los 
        Angeles, CA, courthouse construction funding: California 
        congressional delegation, H2541 [9MY]
      Use of public-private partnerships to invest in infrastructure 
        projects: Michael R. Bloomberg, Mayor of New York, NY, Ed 
        Rendell, and Mitch Daniels, Governor of Indiana, Building 
        America's Future Education Fund, H2102 [25AP]
      Vets4Warriors Program funding: several veterans organizations, 
        H5049 [19JY]
      Violence Against Women Act reauthorization: Committee on the 
        Judiciary (House) Democratic staff, H2771-H2773 [16MY]
      ------Desiree Hoffman, YWCA, S3229 [16MY]
      ------Hilary O. Shelton, NAACP, S2785 [26AP]
      ------National Association of Attorneys General, S2594 [23AP]
      ------National Task Force To End Sexual and Domestic Violence 
        Against Women, S5347 [25JY]
      ------Rahm Emanuel, Mayor of Chicago, IL, Antonio R. 
        Villaraigosa, Mayor of Los Angeles, CA, and Michael R. 
        Bloomberg, Mayor of New York, NY, S2593 [23AP]
      ------Senators Leahy and Murkowski, S5348 [25JY]
      ------several domestic violence organizations, H2737 [16MY]
      ------several immigration, religious, legal, and domestic 
        violence organizations, H2736 [16MY]
      ------several religious organizations, S3228 [16MY]
      ------several Representatives, S5348 [25JY]
      ------Sue Else, National Network To End Domestic Violence 
        (organization), S3228 [16MY]
      ------Thomas M. Susman, ABA, S3229 [16MY]
      ------U.S. Conference of Mayors, H2728 [16MY]
      WIPA and PABSS Continuation of Services Act: Curt Decker, 
        National Disability Rights Network, E1186 [29JN]
      ------Katy Beh Neas, Easter Seals Inc., E1187 [29JN]
      ------several Consortium for Citizens With Disabilities members, 
        E1187 [29JN]
  Lists
      Committee on Appropriations (House) staff who worked on H.R. 
        5326, science, Depts. of Justice and Commerce, and related 
        agencies appropriations, H2347 [8MY]
      Fifteen earmarks from Sean Hannity's list of most egregious 
        earmarks, S294 [2FE]
      House of Representatives staff who worked on H.R. 658, FAA 
        Modernization and Reform Act, H455 [3FE]
      Organizations supporting Bartlett amendment on project labor 
        agreement status in construction contracts to H.R. 4310, Dept. 
        of Defense appropriations for military activities, prescribing 
        personnel strengths, and military construction, E841 [17MY]
      Organizations supporting the Dept. of HHS Prevention and Public 
        Health Fund, H2247-H2250 [27AP]
      Surface transportation extensions passed in the House of 
        Representatives, H1756 [29MR]
      Working and recreational fishermen of the Gulf of Mexico, H2427 
        [8MY]
  Memorandums
      U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Los 
        Angeles, CA, Courthouse Condition: David M. Singer, U.S. 
        Marshals Service, H2540 [9MY]
      Violence Against Women Act Provision Clarifying Tribal Court 
        Jurisdiction to Issue Protection Orders and Due Process: Jane 
        M. Smith, Congressional Research Service, S2786 [26AP]
  Messages
      Budget of the U.S. Government for Fiscal Year 2013: President 
        Obama, S564-S567 [13FE], H702-H705 [14FE]
      District of Columbia Proposed Budget and Financial Plan: 
        President Obama, S8070 [17DE], H6811 [17DE]
      National Defense Authorization Act Section 1022 Implementation 
        Procedures Relative to Detainee Military Custody Requirements: 
        President Obama, S1087 [28FE], H1008 [28FE]
      Statutory Debt Limit: President Obama, S37 [23JA], H7 [13JA]
  Motions
      Agriculture: continue certain programs (S. 3240), S3714 [5JN], 
        S3803 [7JN], S3962 [12JN], S4124, S4125 [13JN], S4350, S4352 
        [20JN]
      Budget: increase transparency in Federal budgeting (H.R. 3581), 
        H547 [7FE]
      ------reconciliation of the concurrent resolution and 
        replacement of sequester established by the Budget Control Act 
        (H.R. 5652), H2630 [10MY]
      ------reform the budget baseline to remove automatic increases 
        in discretionary accounts and to require a comparison to the 
        previous year's spending levels (H.R. 3578), H456 [3FE]
      ------replace the sequester established by the Budget Control 
        Act (H.R. 6365), H5967 [13SE]
      CBO: provide a macroeconomic analysis of the impact of 
        legislation (H.R. 3582), H417 [2FE]
      Continuing: making (H.J. Res. 117), S6405 [19SE], S6502 [20SE], 
        H5969 [13SE]
      Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military 
        activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military 
        construction (H.R. 4310), H3097 [17MY], H3143 [18MY], H6775, 
        H6780 [13DE]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities, 
        prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction (S. 
        3254), S6728 [13NO], S6765 [14NO], S6829 [15NO], S6890 [26NO], 
        S6909 [27NO], S6985 [28NO], S7284 [30NO]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: making appropriations (H.R. 5855), 
        H3650 [7JN]
      Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations for military construction and veterans' 
        services (H.R. 5854), H3358 [31MY]
      Depts. of Transportation and HUD and related agencies: making 
        appropriations (H.R. 5972), H4633 [29JN]
      Economy: provide for spending reductions through reform and 
        repeal of certain Federal and State programs (H.R. 6684), 
        H7410 [20DE]
      Energy and water development: making appropriations (H.R. 5325), 
        H3390 [1JN], H3524 [6JN]
      Eximbank: reauthorize (H.R. 2072), S3051 [10MY], S3137 [15MY]
      Government: making for Dept. of Defense and other Federal 
        departments and agencies, rescind unobligated stimulus funds, 
        and reduce discretionary spending (H.R. 1), S8016 [13DE], 
        S8195 [19DE], S8341 [21DE], S8464, S8482 [28DE]
      Intelligence services: authorizing appropriations (H.R. 5743), 
        H3306 [31MY]
      Legislative branch of the Government: making appropriations 
        (H.R. 5882), H3688 [8JN]
      Public debt: disapprove the President's exercise of authority to 
        increase the debt limit (H.J. Res. 98), S83 [26JA]
      Roads and highways: extend Federal-aid highway, highway safety, 
        motor carrier safety, transit, and other Highway Trust Fund-
        funded programs (S. 1813), S382 [7FE], S686 [15FE], S1172, 
        S1179 [1MR], S1518 [8MR], S1605 [13MR], S1650 [14MR]
      ------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), 
        H1959 [18AP], H2099 [25AP], H2745, H2787 [16MY], H3038, H3044 
        [17MY], H3250 [30MY], H3444, H3447 [5JN], H3499, H3505, H3509 
        [6JN], H3652 [7JN], H3723 [18JN], H3755, H3788 [19JN], H3824, 
        H3868 [20JN], H3948, H3952 [21JN], H4028, H4029 [26JN], H4151 
        [27JN]
      ------extend Federal-aid highway, highway safety, motor carrier 
        safety, transit, and other Highway Trust Fund-funded programs 
        pending enactment of a multiyear reauthorization (H.R. 4348), 
        conference report, S4751, S4752 [29JN]
      Science, Depts. of Justice and Commerce, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations (H.R. 5326), H2557 [9MY], H2633 [10MY]
      Violence Against Women Act: reauthorize (H.R. 4970), H2779 
        [16MY]
      ------reauthorize (S. 1925), S2370 [17AP]
  Preambles
      Moment of Truth--Report of the National Commission on Fiscal 
        Responsibility and Reform, H1727 [28MR]
  Press releases
      A4A Commends Important Reforms in Bipartisan Ex-Im Bank 
        Reauthorization Agreement: Airlines for America (A4A) 
        (organization), H2475 [9MY]
      ALPA Hails Agreement on Eximbank Reauthorization: Air Line 
        Pilots Association, International, H2474 [9MY]
      CBO--Republican Surface Transportation Proposal Bankrupts 
        Highway Trust Fund--Republican Leadership's Bill Falls $78 
        Billion Short Over Ten-Year Period: Representative Rahall, 
        Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (House), H744 
        [15FE]
      Congress Must Find a Truly Bipartisan Solution To Keep Student 
        Loan Rate From Doubling: Campus Progress Action 
        (organization), H2240 [27AP]
      Congress Must Not Eliminate Prevention and Public Health Fund: 
        Erica Sward, American Lung Association, H2240 [27AP]
      Don't Play Politics With Student Loan Hike: Victor Sanchez, U.S. 
        Student Association, H2241 [27AP]
      Ex-Im Bank Support: several organizations, H2467, H2470 [9MY]
      GAMA Urges Swift Action on Export Import Bank Reauthorization: 
        General Aviation Manufacturers Association, H2475 [9MY]
      House GOP Student Interest Rate Bill Offers Young Adults a 
        Choice--Your Health or an Affordable Education? Young 
        Invincibles (organization), H2241 [27AP]
      Levin, McDermott Urge Reauthorization of Export-Import Bank: 
        Committee on Ways and Means (House) Democrats, H2477 [9MY]
      More Than 300 Organizations Oppose House GOP VAWA Bill: 
        Representative Pelosi, H2771 [16MY]
      New Dems Support Multi-Year Ex-Im Reauthorization: New Democrat 
        Coalition, H2477 [9MY]
      NGA Opposes DATA Act Legislation: National Governors 
        Association, H2094 [25AP]
      President's Budget Presents Dangerous, Costly Setback to Obesity 
        Epidemic, Campaign Warns: Campaign To End Obesity Action Fund 
        (organization), S841 [16FE]
      U.S. Chamber's Donohue Praises House Leaders for Reaching Deal 
        on Ex-Im: U.S. Chamber of Commerce, H2475 [9MY]
  Questions and answers
      Military operations in Syria, S3821, S3822 [7JN]
  Remarks in House
      Afghanistan Infrastructure Fund: funding, H4981-H4983 [18JY]
      Agriculture: continue certain programs (H.R. 6083), H4660 [9JY], 
        H4688, H4708 [10JY], H4790, H4810 [11JY], H4830, H4831 [12JY], 
        H4919 [18JY], H5026 [19JY], H5139 [24JY], H5211 [25JY], H5296, 
        H5321, H5322 [26JY], H5537 [1AU], H5645, H5653-H5658, H5697 
        [2AU], H5749-H5752 [10SE], H5776, H5853, H5854 [11SE], H5865 
        [12SE], H5927, H5931, H5932, H5944 [13SE], H6042-H6044 [14SE], 
        H6072, H6098 [19SE], H6154, H6167, H6171, H6225 [20SE], H6258, 
        H6261, H6263 [21SE], H6348 [14NO], H6378, H6391 [15NO], H6400 
        [16NO], H6539, H6563 [30NO], H6661, H6662 [5DE], H6787 [13DE], 
        E1232 [11JY], E1649 [21SE]
      ------continue certain programs (S. 3240), H3710 [18JN], H3743 
        [19JN]
      Agriculture, rural development, FDA, and related agencies 
        programs: making appropriations (H.R. 5973), H3946 [21JN]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5973), consideration (H. Res. 
        697), H4017-H4027 [26JN]
      Air Force: Air National Guard firefighting aircraft funding, 
        H4953 [18JY]
      ------Air National Guard funding, H7385 [20DE]
      ------impact of proposed budget cuts on the Air National Guard, 
        H1214 [7MR]
      ------methodology for determining which C-130 aircraft will be 
        retired and relocated, H2699 [15MY]
      ------prohibit funding cuts to Air National Guard units until an 
        impact study of the unit's loss is provided and increase 
        funding through a reduction in missile defense system funding, 
        H3052, H3053 [17MY]
      ------prohibit relocation and retirement of C-130 aircraft, 
        H7278 [19DE]
      ------require cost analysis of proposed Air National Guard cuts, 
        H2572 [10MY]
      ------research, development, test, and evaluation programs 
        funding through reductions in operations and maintenance, 
        H4956 [18JY]
      Armed Forces: authorize members not in uniform and veterans to 
        render a military salute during the recitation of the Pledge 
        of Allegiance, H3066 [17MY]
      ------authorize military operations in Syria, H1293 [8MR]
      ------develop and implement a plan for withdrawal of troops from 
        Afghanistan, H2829-H2833, H2836-H2839 [17MY], H3271, H3274 
        [31MY], H3483 [6JN], H3741 [19JN], H4918 [18JY], H5135 [24JY], 
        H5333 [31JY], H5864 [12SE], H6071, H6073 [19SE], H6258, H6262 
        [21SE], H6345, H6346 [14NO], H6371, H6374, H6379 [15NO], H6420 
        [16NO], H6507, H6512 [29NO], H6590 [4DE], H6703 [12DE], H6777 
        [13DE], E1076 [19JN], E1170 [28JN], E1298 [23JY], E1782 [16NO]
      ------ensure access by members to information about health care 
        coverage through Medicaid and State Children's Health 
        Insurance Program, H5033 [19JY]
      ------ensure extension of certain benefits and programs for 
        active duty servicemembers and veterans, H5970 [13SE]
      ------improve prevention and response to sexual assaults, H2831 
        [17MY]
      ------incentive pay funding through reductions in Afghan 
        Security Forces incentive pay funding, H4978 [18JY]
      ------increase opportunities for women and minorities in officer 
        positions and Special Operations Forces, H5046, H5047 [19JY]
      ------limit authority to detain U.S. citizens under 
        authorizations for use of military force, H7385, H7386, H7387, 
        H7392 [20DE], E1996 [21DE]
      ------limit end strength reductions for regular component of the 
        Army and Marine Corps and ensure provision of adequate 
        resources to meet the National Security Strategy, H2792 [16MY]
      ------preserve right to keep and bear arms for active duty 
        military personnel stationed or residing in the District of 
        Columbia, H3074, H3075 [17MY], H3156 [18MY]
      ------reduce end strength level for troops in Europe, H2571 
        [10MY], H3082, H3083 [17MY]
      ------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]
      ------track, prevent, and respond to hazing incidents involving 
        members, E980 [5JN]
      Army: depots and arsenals funding to ensure a strong organic 
        defense industrial base, H4987, H4988 [18JY], H5023 [19JY]
      ------require military chain of command for Army National 
        Cemeteries, H3056, H3057 [17MY]
      ATF: Multiple Sales Reporting Program funding, H2455, H2456 
        [9MY]
      Aviation: prohibit funding to implement European Union emissions 
        trading scheme on U.S. civil aircraft operators, H4139, H4140 
        [27JN]
      Budget: allocation of funds, H39, H47, H48 [18JA], H120, H128, 
        H129, H130 [24JA], H516 [7FE], H591 [8FE], H700, H702, H712, 
        H715-H723 [14FE], H737, H738, H739 [15FE], H806, H816, H817, 
        H818, H895 [16FE], H939-H942 [17FE], H1530-H1533, H1535 
        [22MR], H1559-H1563 [26MR], H2012 [19AP], H2061 [24AP], H2572 
        [10MY], H3278 [31MY], H5691, H5695 [2AU], H6051-H6054 [14SE], 
        H6572-H6574 [30NO]
      ------application of fair-market value accounting method to 
        certain Federal credit and loan guarantee programs, H534-H541 
        [7FE]
      ------comparison between congressional and Obama administration 
        proposals, H5757 [10SE]
      ------constitutional amendment to require balanced, H470 [3FE], 
        H712, H715 [14FE]
      ------eliminate requirement that the President submit a budget 
        to the Congress each year (H.R. 3883), H399 [2FE], H590 [8FE]
      ------establish biennial cycle, H466 [3FE]
      ------establish biennial cycle (H.R. 3577), H605 [8FE]
      ------establish legislative line-item veto to expedite 
        consideration of rescissions (H.R. 3521), H602-H615 [8FE], 
        H663 [9FE]
      ------establish legislative line-item veto to expedite 
        consideration of rescissions (H.R. 3521), consideration (H. 
        Res. 540), H593-H602 [8FE]
      ------establish legislative line-item veto to expedite 
        consideration of rescissions (H.R. 3521), corrections in 
        engrossment, H615 [8FE]
      ------express that passage of a fiscal year 2013 Federal budget 
        is of national importance, H3148 [18MY], H4078 [27JN]
      ------express that passage of a fiscal year 2013 Federal budget 
        is of national importance (H. Res. 516), H143-H149 [24JA]
      ------increase transparency in Federal budgeting (H.R. 3581), 
        H534-H549 [7FE], H644 [9FE], E164 [8FE]
      ------increase transparency in Federal budgeting (H.R. 3581), 
        consideration (H. Res. 539), H523-H529 [7FE]
      ------increase transparency in Federal budgeting (H.R. 3581), 
        motion to recommit, H547 [7FE]
      ------modify discretionary spending limits to take into account 
        savings resulting from the reduction in the number of Federal 
        employees and apply savings to defense and non-defense 
        categories (H.R. 3662), H162 [25JA], H4871 [17JY]
      ------provide for conditional replacement of fiscal year 2013 
        sequester established by the Budget Control Act, H3072, H3073 
        [17MY]
      ------provide for greater transparency and honesty in Federal 
        budget process (H.R. 3844), H383 [2FE], E119 [2FE]
      ------reconciliation of the concurrent resolution and 
        replacement of sequester established by the Budget Control Act 
        (H.R. 5652), H2455 [9MY], H2583-H2633 [10MY], H2702-H2705 
        [15MY], H2783 [16MY], H3135 [18MY], H3392 [1JN], H3586 [7JN], 
        H4922-H4925 [18JY], H5295 [26JY], H5521 [31JY], H5958 [13SE], 
        H6575 [30NO], H6751 [12DE], E755 [9MY], E802 [15MY], E823 
        [16MY], E825 [17MY], E908 [30MY], E2018 [31DE]
      ------reconciliation of the concurrent resolution and 
        replacement of sequester established by the Budget Control Act 
        (H.R. 5652), consideration (H. Res. 648), H2573-H2583 [10MY]
      ------reconciliation of the concurrent resolution and 
        replacement of sequester established by the Budget Control Act 
        (H.R. 5652), motion to recommit, H2631 [10MY]
      ------reform the budget baseline to remove automatic increases 
        in discretionary accounts and to require a comparison to the 
        previous year's spending levels (H.R. 3578), H402, H419-H426, 
        H429 [2FE], H456-H458, H465-H468 [3FE], E135 [3FE], E175 [9FE]
      ------reform the budget baseline to remove automatic increases 
        in discretionary accounts and to require a comparison to the 
        previous year's spending levels (H.R. 3578), consideration (H. 
        Res. 534), H387-H395 [2FE]
      ------reform the budget baseline to remove automatic increases 
        in discretionary accounts and to require a comparison to the 
        previous year's spending levels (H.R. 3578), motion to 
        recommit, H456, H457 [3FE]
      ------repeal sequestration and replace automatic spending cuts 
        with targeted reforms, H5753 [10SE]
      ------replace the sequester established by the Budget Control 
        Act by eliminating certain taxpayer subsidies, H4921-H4925 
        [18JY]
      ------replace the sequester established by the Budget Control 
        Act (H.R. 6365), H5956-H5969 [13SE], H6575 [30NO], E1522 
        [13SE], E1541 [14SE]
      ------replace the sequester established by the Budget Control 
        Act (H.R. 6365), consideration (H. Res. 778), H5939-H5948 
        [13SE]
      ------replace the sequester established by the Budget Control 
        Act (H.R. 6365), motion to recommit, H5967, H5968 [13SE]
      ------require the President to provide a report detailing the 
        sequester required by the Budget Control Act (H.R. 5872), 
        H4855 [12JY], H4918, H4920-H4926 [18JY], H5024 [19JY], H5208 
        [25JY], H5959 [13SE], H6160 [20SE]
      ------sequestration, H5758 [10SE], H5926 [13SE], H6235 [21SE]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2012-2021 (H. Con. 
        Res. 34), H811 [16FE]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2013-2022, H1441 
        [21MR], H1500, H1519, H1520, H1521 [22MR]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2013-2022 (H. Con. 
        Res. 112), H1578, H1583, H1584, H1585, H1629, H1638 [27MR], 
        H1644, H1648, H1649, H1651, H1652, H1665-H1738 [28MR], H1743, 
        H1744, H1762-H1795, H1798-H1802 [29MR], H1849, H1857, H1858, 
        H1859, H1860-H1872, H1898-H1905 [17AP], H1922, H1923, H1924 
        [18AP], H2011 [19AP], H2332, H2333, H2335, H2336, H2338-H2340, 
        H2343 [8MY], H2459 [9MY], H2621 [10MY], H5929, H5982-H5986 
        [13SE], H6565 [30NO], H6667 [5DE], H6751, H6753 [12DE], E485, 
        E492, E496, E502 [29MR], E514, E515, E516, E518 [30MR], E543 
        [17AP], E570 [18AP]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2013-2022 (H. Con. 
        Res. 112), consideration (H. Res. 597), H1654-H1663 [28MR]
      ------status report, H1975 [18AP], H3097 [17MY], H3165 [22MY], 
        H3575 [6JN], H3658 [7JN], H4772 [10JY], H5626 [1AU]
      Budget Control Act: ensure any deal on taxes and spending does 
        not cut Medicare, Medicaid, or Social Security benefits, 
        increases revenue, reduces defense spending, and promotes 
        economic growth (H. Res. 733), H5981-H5985 [13SE]
      ------ensure any deal on taxes and spending does not cut Social 
        Security benefits, H6473 [28NO], H6835, H6837 [18DE]
      Bureau of Reclamation: maintain annual base funding for the 
        Upper Colorado and San Juan Rivers fish recovery programs 
        (H.R. 6060), H6074, H6075 [19SE]
      ------management of Lake Berryessa in California relative to 
        concession bidding process, H3354, H3355 [31MY]
      Bureau of the Census: American Community Survey funding, H2507-
        H2509 [9MY]
      ------prohibit funding to enforce criminal penalty on 
        individuals who choose not to participate in the American 
        Community Survey, H2505-H2507 [9MY]
      Buy American Act: increase total domestic content of all steel, 
        iron, and manufactured goods, including rolling stock, H4125 
        [27JN]
      California: high-speed rail project funding, H4141 [27JN]
      Capitol Building and Grounds: U.S. Botanic Garden funding, 
        H3676, H3677 [8JN]
      CBO: establish website which features a calculator to allow 
        taxpayers to enter their annual income and receive an estimate 
        of projected contribution to or receipt from major 
        legislation, H411 [2FE]
      ------extend requirement to prepare macroeconomic analysis of 
        major legislation to bills or resolutions reported by the 
        Committees on Appropriations of each chamber, H406 [2FE]
      ------include in macroeconomic analysis of the impact of 
        legislation estimates of potential impact on SBA HUBZone 
        areas, H408-H410 [2FE]
      ------lower budgetary impact threshold to require a 
        macroeconomic analysis of the impact of legislation, H411, 
        H412 [2FE]
      ------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]
      ------provide a macroeconomic analysis of the impact of 
        legislation (H.R. 3582), H396-H419, H428 [2FE], E135 [3FE], 
        E175 [9FE]
      ------provide a macroeconomic analysis of the impact of 
        legislation (H.R. 3582), consideration (H. Res. 534), H387-
        H395 [2FE]
      ------provide a macroeconomic analysis of the impact of 
        legislation (H.R. 3582), motion to recommit, H417 [2FE]
      ------provide a macroeconomic analysis of the impact of 
        legislation on Social Security and Medicare benefits and trust 
        funds, H417 [2FE]
      Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services: Center for Medicare & 
        Medicaid Innovation grant funding, H3408 [5JN]
      CFTC: funding, H3926, H3927 [21JN]
      Child Protection and Safety Act: reauthorize certain programs 
        relative to sex offender management and registration (H.R. 
        3796), H5450-H5452 [31JY], H5618 [1AU], E1379 [1AU]
      Cincinnati, OH: prohibit funding for streetcar project, H4147 
        [27JN]
      Coast Guard: authorizing appropriations (H.R. 2838), concur in 
        Senate amendments with an amendment (H. Res. 825), H6626-H6644 
        [5DE], E1906 [11DE], E1939, E1940 [17DE]
      ------ensure completion of required energy audits, H3552 [6JN]
      ------funding, H3504 [6JN]
      ------Great Lakes search and rescue operations funding, H3550, 
        H3551 [6JN]
      Committee on Appropriations (House): permission to file 
        privileged reports, H2745 [16MY]
      ------tribute to staff who worked on H.R. 5326, science, Depts. 
        of Justice and Commerce, and related agencies appropriations, 
        H2347 [8MY]
      Committees of the House: adjust amount provided for expenses of 
        certain committees (H. Res. 496), H312-H314 [1FE]
      ------revised aggregates and allocation of spending authority, 
        H3101 [17MY], H3165 [22MY]
      Congress: legislative process, H2637 [10MY], H3390, H3393 [1JN], 
        H5945, H5953 [13SE], H6047 [14SE]
      Congressional Black Caucus: budget priorities, H1559-H1563 
        [26MR]
      Continuing: making (H.J. Res. 117), H5949-H5956, H5969 [13SE], 
        H6047 [14SE], E1522 [13SE], E1537, E1538 [14SE], E1575 [20SE], 
        E1710 [19OC]
      ------making (H.J. Res. 117), consideration (H. Res. 778), 
        H5939-H5948 [13SE]
      ------making (H.J. Res. 117), motion to recommit, H5970 [13SE]
      Corps of Engineers: authorize certain flood risk management 
        projects (H.R. 4353), E1041 [12JN]
      ------coastal restoration project funding through reductions in 
        National Nuclear Security Administration funding, H3466 [5JN]
      ------coastal storm damage reduction projects funding, H3452 
        [5JN]
      ------Delaware River main channel deepening project funding, 
        E976 [5JN]
      ------ensure that amounts credited to the Harbor Maintenance 
        Trust Fund are used for harbor maintenance, H3355 [31MY]
      ------exempt from legislative line-item veto, H613, H614 [8FE]
      ------finalize proposed guidance on identification of waters 
        protected by the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, H3372-
        H3377 [1JN], E977 [5JN]
      ------flood control and coastal emergencies funding, H3370 [1JN]
      ------flood protection funding, H3524, H3525 [6JN]
      ------funding, H3352 [31MY], H3367-H3369 [1JN]
      ------Inland Waterways Trust Fund funding, H3490 [6JN]
      ------operation and maintenance account funding through 
        reductions in construction account, H3369 [1JN]
      ------operation and maintenance funding, H3463 [5JN]
      ------prohibit funding for development or submission of 
        proposals to expand authorized uses of the Harbor Maintenance 
        Trust Fund, H3460, H3461 [5JN]
      ------prohibit funding for Missouri River Authorized Purposes 
        Study, H3459, H3460 [5JN]
      ------prohibit funding for Missouri River Ecosystem Restoration 
        Plan study, H3457, H3458 [5JN]
      ------prohibit funding to implement or enforce the Modified 
        Charleston Method wetland mitigation methodology in Louisiana, 
        H3472, H3473 [5JN]
      ------review policy guidelines on vegetation management for 
        levees, H3354 [31MY]
      Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission: prohibit 
        funding for additional base realignment and closure round, 
        H4992 [18JY]
      ------prohibit funding for an informal base realignment and 
        closure, H3343 [31MY]
      Dept. of Agriculture: Horse Protection Program funding, H2819 
        [17MY]
      ------Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program funding, H1657 
        [28MR], H1849, H1869, H1898-H1905 [17AP], H2606, H2623-H2625 
        [10MY], H3582 [7JN], H4708 [10JY], H4790, H4810 [11JY], H4831 
        [12JY], H5027 [19JY], H5655 [2AU], H5749 [10SE], H6225 [20SE], 
        H6488-H6491 [28NO], H7405, H7406 [20DE], E551 [17AP], E584 
        [19AP], E612 [23AP], E1232 [11JY], E2025 [31DE]
      ------Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program reform, H2605 
        [10MY]
      ------WIC funding, H1898-H1905 [17AP], H6487-H6491 [28NO]
      Dept. of Commerce: develop online calculator to assist U.S. 
        companies in determining the costs of manufacturing overseas, 
        H2357 [8MY]
      ------Economic Development Administration and departmental 
        management salaries and expenses funding, H2369 [8MY]
      ------Economic Development Administration funding, H2364-H2368 
        [8MY]
      ------expand Economic Development Administration definition of 
        grants to include grants authorized by the Regional Innovation 
        Program, H2368 [8MY]
      ------International Trade Administration funding, H2363 [8MY]
      ------International Trade Administration funding for combating 
        unfair trade practices by China, H2363, H2364 [8MY]
      ------Minority Business Development Agency funding, H2370 [8MY]
      ------SelectUSA Initiative funding, H2541, H2542 [9MY]
      Dept. of Defense: across-the-board funding reduction, H4988, 
        H4990, H4992, H4993 [18JY], H5034, H5035 [19JY]
      ------allow military commanders and mental health professionals 
        to discuss privately-owned firearms by Armed Forces members 
        who appear to be a threat to themselves or others, H7393 
        [20DE]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities, 
        prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction 
        (H.R. 4310), H2571, H2572, H2636 [10MY], H2666, H2693, H2699-
        H2705 [15MY], H2723, H2787-H2796 [16MY], H2816, H2818, H2821, 
        H2823, H2824, H2826, H2847, H3049-H3097 [17MY], H3107, H3108, 
        H3109-H3145, H3150-H3155 [18MY], H3271 [31MY], H6496-H6500 
        [28NO], H6516 [29NO], H6593 [4DE], E827, E833 [17MY], E846, 
        E847, E848, E850, E851, E855, E857, E859, E863, E864, E865, 
        E866, E867, E877 [18MY], E895 [30MY], E938 [31MY], E948, E954, 
        E957 [1JN], E980 [5JN], E1822 [28NO]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities, 
        prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction 
        (H.R. 4310), Senate amendment--return to Senate (H. Res. 829), 
        H6739 [12DE]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities, 
        prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction 
        (H.R. 4310), conference report, H6834 [18DE], H7279 [19DE], 
        H7362, H7384-H7394 [20DE], E1992, E1993, E1996, E1998 [21DE], 
        E2018 [31DE], E2030 [1JA], E2037 [2JA]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities, 
        prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction 
        (H.R. 4310), consideration (H. Res. 656), H2726-H2744 [16MY]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities, 
        prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction 
        (H.R. 4310), consideration (H. Res. 661), H2827-H2846 [17MY]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities, 
        prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction 
        (H.R. 4310), consideration of conference report (H. Res. 840), 
        H7364-H7374 [20DE]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities, 
        prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction 
        (H.R. 4310), corrections in engrossment, H3147 [18MY]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities, 
        prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction 
        (H.R. 4310), motion to instruct conferees, H6775-H6780 [13DE]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities, 
        prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction 
        (H.R. 4310), motion to recommit, H3143, H3144 [18MY]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities, 
        prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction 
        (H.R. 4310), permission to file conference report, H6852 
        [18DE]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities, 
        prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction (S. 
        3254), return to Senate (H. Res. 829), H6739 [12DE]
      ------breast cancer research funding, H3030 [17MY]
      ------certify Pakistan is taking demonstrable steps to support 
        counterterrorism operations prior to reimbursement for efforts 
        in support of war in Afghanistan, H3135 [18MY]
      ------certify Pakistan opens Ground Lines of Communication, 
        allows NATO supply transit into Afghanistan, and supports U.S. 
        equipment retrograde out of Afghanistan, H3015 [17MY], E877 
        [18MY]
      ------clarify that direct use solar energy is considered a 
        renewable energy source, H3093 [17MY]
      ------conduct outreach program to benefit women- and minority-
        owned small businesses prior to conversion of functions from 
        civilian employees to contractors, H2837, H3066 [17MY]
      ------C-17 Fighter program funding, H3030 [17MY], H5045 [19JY]
      ------Defense Environmental Restoration Program-Formerly Used 
        Defense Sites funding, H4954 [18JY]
      ------develop a strategy to promote the security of Afghan women 
        and girls during the security transition process, H6775-H6780 
        [13DE]
      ------directed energy technologies initiatives funding, H2791 
        [16MY], H5057 [19JY]
      ------eliminate maximum age limitations for individuals who are 
        otherwise qualified to enlist in the Armed Forces, H3053, 
        H3054 [17MY]
      ------Energy Conservation Investment Program funding, H3320, 
        H3321 [31MY]
      ------ensure competition in Government service contracts and 
        remove restrictions which prohibit contracting certain 
        commercial products or services, H4970, H4971 [18JY]
      ------ensure detainees on U.S. soil have access to due process, 
        the court system, and will not be detained indefinitely by the 
        military, H2788, H2793, H2794 [16MY], H2998 [17MY], E895 
        [30MY]
      ------ensure funding items added to the overseas contingency 
        operations account are war related, H3030 [17MY]
      ------establish an interagency organization to coordinate 
        military cyber operations, H3126 [18MY]
      ------establish National Language Service Corps, H3033 [17MY]
      ------examine potential benefits of closing outdated or excess 
        overseas military bases, H2837 [17MY]
      ------exempt from certain requirements on the procurement and 
        acquisition of alternative fuels, H5036, H5050, H5051 [19JY]
      ------expedite strategic ports study, H3135 [18MY]
      ------40-millimeter ammunition production funding, H4993 [18JY]
      ------freeze funding at current levels, H5054-H5057 [19JY]
      ------freeze funding at current levels unless financial 
        statements are ready for audit by a certain date, H4991, H4992 
        [18JY]
      ------F-35B Joint Strike Fighter program funding, H3019-H3021 
        [17MY]
      ------F-22 Fighter program funding, H2821 [17MY]
      ------funding, H1677, H1678, H1736 [28MR], H2573-H2576, H2609, 
        H2610 [10MY], E167 [9FE]
      ------ground-based midcourse defense system funding, H3024-H3026 
        [17MY], H4965, H4966 [18JY]
      ------Gulf War Illness Research Program funding, H4954, H4955 
        [18JY]
      ------health care research funding through reductions in Navy 
        cruiser shipbuilding funding, H4962, H4963 [18JY]
      ------impact of budget sequestration, H4608 [29JN], H4829 
        [12JY], H4871 [17JY], H4916, H4921, H4923-H4925, H4937 [18JY], 
        H5063 [19JY], H5117 [23JY], H5192 [24JY], H5208, H5210, H5211, 
        H5212 [25JY], H5337, H5518-H5522 [31JY], H5537 [1AU], H5633, 
        H5695 [2AU], H5959, H5961 [13SE], H6073, H6074 [19SE], H6161 
        [20SE], H6329 [13NO], H7277 [19DE], H7556 [1JA]
      ------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]
      ------include finding that deployment of tactical nuclear 
        weapons to South Korea would destabilize the Western Pacific 
        region, H3067, H3068 [17MY], E851 [18MY]
      ------include industry-recognized certifications in pilot 
        program on veterans' receipt of civilian credentialing for 
        military occupational specialty skills, H2823 [17MY], H3129 
        [18MY]
      ------investigation into alleged corruption at Dawood National 
        Military Hospital in Afghanistan, H6513 [29NO]
      ------Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Fund funding, 
        H4985, H4986 [18JY]
      ------limit funding to amount authorized under the Budget 
        Control Act, H3075, H3076 [17MY]
      ------limit funding to any institution or organization 
        established by U.N. Convention on the Law of the Sea, H3081 
        [17MY], E850 [18MY]
      ------limit salaries of contractor executives, H5042, H5043 
        [19JY]
      ------long-range penetrating bomber aircraft funding, H3023, 
        H3024 [17MY]
      ------make available to the public the total costs of wars in 
        Iraq and Afghanistan on the Dept. of Defense website, H3005, 
        H3007 [17MY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5856), H4855 [12JY], H4915, 
        H4926-H5006 [18JY], H5023, H5026, H5027-H5072 [19JY], H5954 
        [13SE], E1265, E1266 [17JY], E1284, E1286, E1288, E1290 
        [19JY], E1297, E1298 [23JY], E1317, E1318, E1321 [25JY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5856), consideration (H. Res. 
        717), H4609-H4614 [29JN]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5856), corrections in 
        engrossment, H5075 [19JY]
      ------military musical units funding, H3135 [18MY], H4939 
        [18JY], E1265 [17JY]
      ------military operations in Afghanistan funding, H4940-H4946, 
        H4952, H4994, H4995 [18JY], H5052-H5054 [19JY], H5944 [13SE]
      ------motorsports sponsorship funding, H4947-H4951 [18JY]
      ------national missile defense system funding, H2790 [16MY]
      ------NATO troop deployment funding, H5044, H5045 [19JY]
      ------overseas contingency operations account funding under 
        sequestration, H3586 [7JN]
      ------Precision Aerial Delivery System (PCADS) funding to battle 
        wildfires from military aircraft, H5046 [19JY]
      ------prohibit Cooperative Threat Reduction funding to Russia 
        pending certification that they are not supporting Syria or 
        providing weapons of mass destruction technology to Syria, 
        North Korea, or Iran, H3086, H3094 [17MY]
      ------prohibit discrimination based on project labor agreement 
        status in awarding of construction contracts, H3017-H3019 
        [17MY]
      ------prohibit foreign businesses that engage in business 
        activity with terrorist nations from contracting and 
        procurement opportunities, H3064 [17MY]
      ------prohibit funding for Armed Services Vocational Aptitude 
        Battery testing programs, H5036, H5037 [19JY]
      ------prohibit funding to be used in contravention of the 
        Defense of Marriage Act, H5027, H5028 [19JY]
      ------prohibit funding to enforce wage rate requirements for 
        contracts under the Davis-Bacon Act, H4995, H4996 [18JY]
      ------prohibit funding to enter into contracts with entities 
        having been convicted of fraud against the Federal Government, 
        H5060, H5061 [19JY]
      ------prohibit funding to enter into non-competitive contracts 
        for helicopter leak-proof drip pans, H4991 [18JY]
      ------prohibit funding to lease or purchase new light duty 
        vehicles except in accordance with Presidential memorandum on 
        Federal fleet performance, H5057 [19JY]
      ------prohibit funding to reduce nuclear weapons or implement 
        studies or plans intended to reduce nuclear weapons, H5040-
        H5042 [19JY]
      ------prohibit funding to reduce number of nuclear weapons 
        delivery vehicles, H5047, H5048 [19JY]
      ------prohibit funding to remove any portion of Mount Soledad 
        Veterans Memorial in San Diego, CA, H4993, H4994 [18JY]
      ------prohibit funding to share missile defense technology with 
        Russia, H5031-H5033 [19JY]
      ------prohibit military promotion boards from considering any 
        information regarding mental health or addiction issues, 
        except in cases where individuals are determined to be a 
        danger to themselves or others, H3054-H3056 [17MY]
      ------prohibit performance of same-sex marriage ceremonies on 
        military installations, H2791 [16MY]
      ------prohibit purchase of helicopters for Afghan security 
        forces from Russia, Syria, and other state sponsors of 
        terrorism, H3031 [17MY]
      ------provide assistance to State training centers to provide 
        emergency response training to the National Guard and Federal 
        agencies performing homeland defense activities, E948 [1JN]
      ------provide mental health assessments to troops during 
        deployment to Afghanistan, H3064 [17MY]
      ------provide VA medical personnel access to medical records of 
        soldiers in order to coordinate care and treatment, H3316, 
        H3317 [31MY]
      ------Rapid Innovation Fund funding, H4964, H4965 [18JY]
      ------recognize essential service provided by fighter wings 
        performing Aerospace Control Alert missions in defending 
        sovereign U.S. airspace, E859 [18MY]
      ------reduce amounts appropriated for printing and reproduction 
        (H.R. 1246), H2704 [15MY]
      ------reduce funding and redirect savings to domestic 
        priorities, H585 [8FE], H4915 [18JY]
      ------reduce funding to 2008 levels, H5030 [19JY]
      ------reduce number of deployed intercontinental ballistic 
        nuclear missiles, H4989 [18JY]
      ------reduce number of nuclear weapons and related programs, 
        E485 [29MR]
      ------reduce number of nuclear weapons and related programs 
        (H.R. 3974), H592 [8FE], H1532 [22MR]
      ------report on feasibility of providing telecommunications 
        services to servicemembers in transit to or from overseas 
        deployment, H3031 [17MY]
      ------report on status of work on cognitive radio, dynamic 
        spectrum access, software-defined radio, and other spectrum-
        sharing techniques and technologies, H5033 [19JY]
      ------request review of decision to cancel or consolidate Air 
        National Guard Component Numbered Air Force Augmentation 
        Force, H3067 [17MY]
      ------require audit of financial records, H2837 [17MY]
      ------require Federal contractors to disclose political 
        contributions, H5058 [19JY]
      ------require GAO review of handling, labeling, and packaging 
        procedures for hazardous material shipments, H3129 [18MY]
      ------require Navy or U.S.-flagged vessels that provide services 
        to the Federal Government to be overhauled, repaired, or 
        maintained in a shipyard located in the U.S. or Guam, H3143, 
        H3144 [18MY]
      ------require posting on departmental websites information on 
        sexual assault prevention and response resources, H3129 [18MY]
      ------require purchase of U.S. flags manufactured in the U.S. 
        using U.S. materials, H5051, H5052 [19JY]
      ------require status report on sharing of environmental exposure 
        incident data with the Dept. of Veterans Affairs, H3130 [18MY]
      ------require use of U.S. owned and operated aircraft in the 
        Civil Reserve Air Fleet to transport cargo and passengers, 
        H5052 [19JY]
      ------research, development, test, and evaluation funding, H4959 
        [18JY]
      ------research, development, test, and evaluation funding for 
        perchlorate contamination cleanup through reductions in 
        operations and maintenance funding, H4971 [18JY], H5042 [19JY]
      ------security clearance process funding, H4952 [18JY]
      ------separate overseas contingency operations funding from base 
        defense spending, H4942 [18JY], H5057 [19JY]
      ------small business contracting reforms, E1992 [21DE]
      ------small business contracting reforms funding, H2792 [16MY]
      ------Spinal Cord Injury Research Program funding, H4957 [18JY]
      ------suicide prevention and outreach programs funding, H4955, 
        H4956, H4984 [18JY], H5049, H5050 [19JY]
      ------survey all deployed troops to find lapses in equipment 
        provided by the military, H3064 [17MY]
      ------transport and escort of combat casualties remains funding, 
        E1286 [19JY]
      ------traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder 
        treatment funding, H4957, H4958 [18JY], H5062 [19JY], E1288 
        [19JY]
      ------TRICARE for Life program enrollment fee implementation 
        funding, H5059 [19JY]
      ------triple-negative breast cancer research funding, H3064 
        [17MY], H7369, H7370, H7393 [20DE]
      ------vision and eye injury research programs funding, H4958, 
        H4959 [18JY]
      ------Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program funding, H4980, H4981 
        [18JY]
      Dept. of Education: reauthorize District of Columbia Opportunity 
        Scholarship Program for vouchers to provide school choice 
        (H.R. 471), E71 [25JA]
      ------report on extent to which certain high-need students are 
        being taught by alternative route teachers-in-training who 
        have been deemed ``highly qualified'', E1710 [19OC]
      Dept. of Energy: address safety at nuclear weapons laboratories 
        and production facilities, H2833 [17MY]
      ------Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy funding, H3353 
        [31MY]
      ------Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy funding through 
        reductions in Fossil Energy Research and Development Program 
        funding, H3410-H3412 [5JN], E993 [6JN]
      ------Batteries and Electric Drive Technology Program funding, 
        H3493 [6JN]
      ------Defense Environmental Management Program funding through 
        reductions in the National Nuclear Security Administration 
        Office of the Administrator funding, H3425, H3426 [5JN]
      ------Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Program funding, 
        H3353 [31MY], H3378-H3383 [1JN], H3458 [5JN]
      ------Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Program funding 
        through reductions in Fossil Energy Research and Development 
        Program funding, H3383 [1JN]
      ------Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Program vehicle 
        technologies funding, H3383, H3384 [1JN]
      ------ensure Federal agencies complete required energy audits, 
        H3419 [5JN]
      ------Fossil Energy Research and Development Program funding, 
        H3412, H3413 [5JN]
      ------impact of budget sequestration on Energy Efficiency and 
        Renewable Energy Program, H6768 [13DE]
      ------Innovative Technology Loan Guarantee Program funding, 
        H3452-H3454 [5JN]
      ------Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility funding, E1028 [8JN]
      ------National Ignition Facility continued support of nuclear 
        weapons stockpile, inertial fusion energy development, and 
        basic science research funding, H3354 [31MY]
      ------National Nuclear Security Administration funding, H2791 
        [16MY], H3006, H3007 [17MY], H3419, H3420 [5JN]
      ------National Nuclear Security Administration Global Threat 
        Reduction Initiative funding, H3418, H3424 [5JN]
      ------non-defense environmental cleanup funding, H3430, H3431 
        [5JN]
      ------non-defense environmental cleanup funding through 
        reductions in National Nuclear Security Administration 
        funding, H3415 [5JN]
      ------nuclear energy research and development programs funding, 
        H3410 [5JN]
      ------Office of Science funding through reductions in Energy 
        Efficiency and Renewable Energy Program funding, H3379 [1JN]
      ------prohibit Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy funding 
        to reimburse grant recipients for advertising, marketing, or 
        captial formation expenses, H3474 [5JN]
      ------prohibit Fossil Energy Research and Development Program 
        funding to oil or gas companies convicted of antitrust 
        violations, H3492 [6JN]
      ------prohibit funding for certain Energy Efficiency and 
        Renewable Energy Program international activities, H3461 [5JN]
      ------prohibit funding for grants requiring recipients to 
        replace any lighting that does not comply with the Energy 
        Policy and Conservation Act, H3460 [5JN]
      ------prohibit funding for media campaign to promote alternative 
        green technologies, H3473 [5JN]
      ------prohibit funding for science programs in contravention of 
        Dept. of Energy Organization Act, H3455-H3457 [5JN]
      ------prohibit funding for subordinating any loan obligation to 
        other financing, H3465, H3466 [5JN]
      ------prohibit funding to enforce showerhead water restrictor 
        regulations, H3474, H3475 [5JN]
      ------prohibit funding to implement energy conservation 
        standards for golf cart battery chargers, H3476 [5JN]
      ------prohibit funding to lease or purchase new light duty 
        vehicles except in accordance with Presidential memorandum on 
        Federal fleet performance, H3465 [5JN]
      ------prohibit funding to plan or undertake certain sales or 
        other transfers of natural or low enriched uranium in the open 
        market, H3475, H3476 [5JN]
      ------regional economic development programs funding, H3429, 
        H3430 [5JN]
      ------renewable energy loan guarantee programs funding, H3454, 
        H3471 [5JN]
      ------U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center funding, H3464, 
        H3465 [5JN]
      ------Weatherization Assistance Program funding, E1183 [29JN]
      ------wind, solar, geothermal, hydrogen, and other renewable 
        energy development funding, H3355, H3356 [31MY]
      ------Wind Powering America Initiative funding, H3493, H3494 
        [6JN]
      Dept. of HHS: establish and implement a Pancreatic Cancer 
        Initiative, E2037 [2JA]
      ------establish the American Center for Cures, H4069 [27JN], 
        H7571 [2JA]
      ------Prevention and Public Health Fund funding, H2229-H2250, 
        H2252 [27AP], H2335 [8MY], H2602, H2604, H2606-H2609 [10MY], 
        H2825 [17MY], H3736 [19JN], H3960 [21JN], E705 [7MY], E721 
        [8MY]
      ------reauthorize certain programs to protect against pandemics 
        and attacks from chemical, biological, radiological, and 
        nuclear weapons (H.R. 6672), H7282-H7296 [19DE]
      ------Social Services Block Grant Program funding, H2606, H2613 
        [10MY]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: across-the-board funding reduction 
        exempting counterterrorism accounts, H3638, H3639 [7JN]
      ------administrative spending, salaries, and expense accounts 
        funding, H3531 [6JN]
      ------Bureau of Customs and Border Protection air and marine 
        interdiction, operations, maintenance, and procurement funding 
        through reductions in environmental mitigation funding, H3539, 
        H3540 [6JN]
      ------Bureau of Customs and Border Protection salaries and 
        expenses funding, H3528, H3529, H3537 [6JN], H3619 [7JN], 
        E1008 [7JN]
      ------Bureau of Customs and Border Protection salaries and 
        expenses funding through reductions in National Bio and Agro-
        Defense Facility funding, H3537-H3539 [6JN]
      ------cell phone communications in rural border areas funding, 
        H3534, H3535 [6JN]
      ------cybersecurity infrastructure funding, H3619, H3636, H3637 
        [7JN]
      ------cybersecurity personnel funding, H3650 [7JN]
      ------exempt from certain requirements on the procurement and 
        acquisition of alternative fuels, H3623 [7JN]
      ------Immigration and Customs Enforcement Child Exploitation 
        Center funding, H3542, H3543 [6JN]
      ------Immigration and Customs Enforcement funding, H3545 [6JN]
      ------Immigration and Customs Enforcement Office of 
        Investigations funding to combat child exploitation through 
        reductions in detention and removal operations funding, H3541-
        H3543 [6JN]
      ------increase coordination with India on efforts to prevent 
        terrorist attacks, H3622 [7JN]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5855), H3499-H3505, H3528-
        H3575 [6JN], H3618-H3652 [7JN], E1003 [6JN], E1008, E1022 
        [7JN], E1028, E1029, E1033 [8JN], E1040 [12JN], E1080 [19JN]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5855), consideration (H. Res. 
        667), H3281-H3289 [31MY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5855), motion to recommit, 
        H3650 [7JN]
      ------obtain an unqualified audit opinion and improve financial 
        accountability and management (S. 1998), H6731-H6733 [12DE]
      ------Office of Civil Rights and Liberties funding, H3529, H3530 
        [6JN]
      ------prohibit funding for procurement of certain items unless 
        they are domestically grown or produced, H3502 [6JN]
      ------prohibit funding for Public Advocate position within 
        Immigration and Customs Enforcement, H3622 [7JN]
      ------prohibit funding to cities and towns that do not follow 
        Federal immigration law, H3635, H3636 [7JN]
      ------prohibit funding to enforce Executive order on providing 
        access to Federal programs and activities for persons with 
        limited English proficiency, H3624 [7JN]
      ------prohibit funding to finalize, implement, administer, or 
        enforce memos from John Morton relative to immigration 
        enforcement priorities and guidance on prosecutorial 
        discretion, H3625-H3629 [7JN], E1080 [19JN]
      ------prohibit funding to implement rule on Provisional Unlawful 
        Presence Waivers of Inadmissibility for Certain Immediate 
        Relatives, H3620, H3621 [7JN]
      ------prohibit Immigration and Customs Enforcement funding for 
        contravention of mandatory detention requirement for non-U.S. 
        citizens convicted of certain crimes, H3641-H3643 [7JN]
      ------provide training to State and local law enforcement to 
        identify, process, and detain possible immigration offenders, 
        H3633, H3634 [7JN]
      ------science and technology research funding through reductions 
        in National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility funding, H3559-H3561 
        [6JN]
      ------supplement Bureau of Customs and Border Protection funding 
        in Puerto Rico with general appropriations when a shortage 
        occurs in Puerto Rico Trust Fund, H3632 [7JN]
      ------U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services immigrant 
        integration grants funding, H3546 [6JN]
      Dept. of HUD: administrative spending, operations, and 
        management resources funding, H4055, H4056 [26JN]
      ------allow public housing agencies to use operating and capital 
        funds directly without going through the Operating Fund 
        Financing Program, H4119 [27JN]
      ------Community Development Block Grant Program funding, H4104-
        H4106 [27JN]
      ------Community Development Block Grant Program Loan Guarantee 
        Program funding, H4108 [27JN]
      ------disaster relief funding, H4111 [27JN]
      ------expand percentage of Neighborhood Stabilization Program 
        funding that can be used for demolition projects, H4117, 
        H4118, H4123 [27JN]
      ------Galveston, TX, low-income housing restoration funding, 
        H4032 [26JN]
      ------HOME Investment Partnership funding, H4109, H4110 [27JN]
      ------homeless assistance grants funding, H4112 [27JN]
      ------Housing Counseling Assistance Program funding, H4054, 
        H4055 [26JN]
      ------Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS program 
        funding, H4056 [26JN]
      ------increase portion of Community Development Block Grant 
        Program assistance that may be used to provide public 
        services, H4107 [27JN]
      ------National Affordable Housing Trust Fund funding, H4032 
        [26JN]
      ------Native Hawaiian Housing Block Grant program and Section 
        184A Native Hawaiian Housing Loan Guarantee Program funding, 
        E1156 [27JN]
      ------Native Hawaiian Housing Block Grant program funding, H4103 
        [27JN]
      ------Office of Community Planning and Development funding, 
        H4096, H4097 [27JN]
      ------Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity funding, 
        H4099 [27JN]
      ------Office of Housing funding, H4097 [27JN]
      ------Office of Policy Development and Research funding, H4097-
        H4099 [27JN]
      ------Office of Public and Indian Housing funding, H4096 [27JN]
      ------prohibit funding for finalizing regulatory standards 
        against the use of discriminatory disparate impact analysis in 
        risk-based lending and insurance underwriting for housing, 
        H4144-H4146 [27JN]
      ------prohibit funding to enforce regulations against veterans' 
        preferences in Dept. of HUD financed housing for the elderly 
        built on a VA campus or using a VA-enhanced use lease, H4144 
        [27JN]
      ------prohibit funding to implement rule to expressly prohibit 
        an owner or landlord of housing from using a criminal 
        conviction to deny housing to an applicant for such housing, 
        H4150 [27JN]
      ------Public Housing Capital Fund funding, H4101, H4102 [27JN]
      ------Public Housing Operating Fund funding, H4102, H4103 [27JN]
      ------require inclusion of owner-occupied units and rental units 
        in property loss calculations used to determine disaster 
        relief assistance, H4111 [27JN]
      ------section 8 housing voucher program funding, H4100 [27JN]
      ------veteran rental voucher assistance funding, H4634 [29JN]
      ------vulnerable populations housing programs funding, E1239 
        [12JY]
      Dept. of Justice: allow private sector competition for 
        performance of commercial activities within the Bureau of 
        Prisons, H2406 [8MY]
      ------Antitrust Division regional field offices closure funding, 
        H2529-H2531 [9MY], E755 [9MY]
      ------Civil Rights Division funding, H2426 [8MY]
      ------Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Program 
        funding, H2500, H2501 [9MY], E837 [17MY]
      ------Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Program 
        funding through reductions in NASA Cross-Agency Support 
        funding, H2393-H2395 [8MY], E754 [9MY]
      ------condition Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant 
        (Byrne/JAG) Program funding for bulletproof vests and body 
        armor on unique fit for female officers and mandatory wear 
        policy, E1401 [3AU]
      ------Debbie Smith DNA Backlog Grant Program funding, H2707 
        [15MY], H2733, H2735 [16MY], E780 [11MY]
      ------Debbie Smith DNA Backlog Grant Program funding through 
        reductions in ATF salaries and expenses funding, H2423, H2424 
        [8MY]
      ------Drug Courts Program funding, H2371 [8MY]
      ------Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (Byrne/JAG) 
        Program funding through reductions in the general 
        administration funding, H2377 [8MY]
      ------eliminate unnecessary reporting requirements for unfunded 
        programs under the Office of Justice Programs (H.R. 6189), 
        H5796 [11SE], H6650 [5DE]
      ------Emergency Federal Law Enforcement Assistance Program 
        funding, H2536 [9MY]
      ------enhance use of Juvenile Accountability Block Grants for 
        programs to prevent and address occurrences of bullying and 
        reauthorize the Juvenile Accountability Block Grants program 
        (H.R. 5770), H2698 [15MY], H3737 [19JN]
      ------enhance use of Juvenile Accountability Block Grants for 
        programs to prevent and address occurrences of bullying and 
        reauthorize the Juvenile Accountability Block Grants program 
        (H.R. 6019), H7494 [31DE]
      ------establish guidelines to prevent and address occurrences of 
        bullying, provide grants to States for related programs, and 
        reauthorize the Juvenile Accountability Block Grants program 
        (H.R. 83), H1031 [29FE], H1398 [20MR]
      ------funding, H2376 [8MY]
      ------impact of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) 
        Program funding reduction on Trenton, NJ, H591 [8FE]
      ------impose penalty on Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance 
        Grant (Byrne/JAG) Program grants for States with Stand Your 
        Ground laws, H2392, H2393 [8MY]
      ------Internet Crimes Against Children task forces funding, 
        H2392 [8MY]
      ------investigate possible violations of U.S. law regarding 
        leaks of sensitive military intelligence involving the U.S. 
        and Israel, H3140 [18MY]
      ------John. R. Justice Student Loan Repayment Program funding 
        through reductions in NASA Mars Next Decade Program funding, 
        H2496-H2498 [9MY]
      ------legal activities, U.S. Attorneys, and FBI financial and 
        mortgage fraud enforcement activities funding through 
        reductions in NASA funding, H2377, H2378 [8MY]
      ------local community gang prevention funding, E735 [8MY]
      ------Missing Children's and Exploited Children programs 
        funding, E750 [9MY]
      ------Office of Juvenile Justice funding, E781 [11MY]
      ------Office of Violence Against Women funding through 
        reductions in general legal activities and salaries and 
        expenses funding, H2379 [8MY]
      ------prohibit funding for a single or multi-State court 
        settlement where funds are removed from any residential 
        mortgage-backed securitization trust, H2503, H2504 [9MY]
      ------prohibit funding for carrying out or enforcement of 
        provisions of the Voting Rights Act on Federal preclearance of 
        attempts to change voting qualifications or practices, H2544-
        H2547 [9MY]
      ------prohibit funding for contravention of the Defense of 
        Marriage Act, H2547-H2551 [9MY]
      ------prohibit funding for lawsuits seeking to invalidate 
        specific State laws that support enforcement of Federal 
        immigration laws, H2420-H2422 [8MY]
      ------prohibit funding for programs or activities that involve 
        racial, ethnic, or religious profiling by any law enforcement 
        organization, H2532-H2535 [9MY]
      ------prohibit funding to bring action against States for 
        implementation of State law requiring voter identification, 
        H2504, H2505 [9MY]
      ------prohibit funding to defend against challenges to the 
        Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, H2498-H2500 [9MY]
      ------prohibit funding to enforce certain accessibility 
        regulations for the disabled relative to pools at public 
        accommodations or provided by public entities, H2396-H2406, 
        H2431 [8MY], E749, E753 [9MY], E773 [10MY]
      ------prohibit funding to implement Americans With Disabilities 
        Act provision that allows miniature horses to be used as 
        service animals, H2531, H2532 [9MY]
      ------prohibit funding to litigate against States on behalf of 
        the NLRB relative to secret ballot union elections, H2501 
        [9MY], E901 [30MY]
      ------prohibit funding to prevent States from implementing laws 
        that authorize the use, distribution, possession, or 
        cultivation of medical marijuana, H2524-H2529 [9MY]
      ------prohibit State Criminal Alien Assistance Program funding 
        to jurisdictions that have illegal immigration sanctuary 
        policies, H2524 [9MY]
      ------provide Debbie Smith DNA Backlog Grant Program funds for 
        auditing sexual assault evidence backlogs and establish a 
        Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Registry (H.R. 1523), H5207 
        [25JY]
      ------provide Debbie Smith DNA Backlog Grant Program funds for 
        auditing sexual assault evidence backlogs and establish a 
        Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Registry (H.R. 6628), H6590 
        [4DE], H7579 [2JA]
      ------provide Debbie Smith DNA Backlog Grant Program funds for 
        auditing sexual assault evidence backlogs and establish a 
        Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Registry (S. 3250), 
        unanimous-consent agreement, H7580, H7581 [2JA]
      ------provide grants to assist Federal, State, tribal, and local 
        law enforcement agencies in rapid recovery of missing 
        individuals (H.R. 4305), H5787-H5790 [11SE]
      ------provide incentive payments under the Edward Byrne Memorial 
        Justice Assistance Grant (Byrne/JAG) Program for States to 
        implement minimum and enhanced DNA collection processes (H.R. 
        6014), H6844-H6848 [18DE]
      ------reauthorize the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance 
        Grant (Byrne/JAG) Program (H.R. 6062), H5514, H5515 [31JY], 
        H5619 [1AU], E1401 [3AU]
      ------reauthorize the Missing Alzheimer's Disease Patient Alert 
        Program (H.R. 2800), H5790, H5791 [11SE]
      ------Regional Information Sharing Systems Program funding 
        through reductions in NOAA climate research funding, H2374 
        [8MY]
      ------Second Chance Act grant funding, H2390, H2391 [8MY], E734 
        [8MY]
      Dept. of State: authorize appropriations (H.R. 6018), H4875-
        H4884 [17JY]
      Dept. of the Interior: development of U.S. oil shale resources 
        and promote shale technology research and development funding, 
        H3355 [31MY]
      ------oil shale technology research and development funding, 
        H3413, H3414 [5JN]
      Dept. of the Treasury: provide growth and stability funding for 
        Detroit, MI (H.R. 4308), H1796 [29MR]
      Dept. of Transportation: California high-speed rail projects 
        funding, H4148, H4149 [27JN]
      ------Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program funding, H4623 
        [29JN]
      ------distracted driving prevention and research funding through 
        reductions in financial management funding, H4035, H4036 
        [26JN]
      ------Federal Transit Administration formula and bus grants 
        funding, H4041, H4042 [26JN]
      ------Federal Transit Administration funding, H4047, H4048 
        [26JN]
      ------high-speed rail projects funding, E1239 [12JY]
      ------Magnetic Levitation (Maglev) Deployment Program funding, 
        E1237 [12JY]
      ------making supplemental appropriations for the Transportation 
        Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Discretionary 
        Grant Program (H.R. 5976), H4037 [26JN], H4119 [27JN]
      ------Minority Business Resource Center funding, H4033-H4035 
        [26JN]
      ------Office of Civil Rights funding, H4036, H4037 [26JN]
      ------Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization 
        funding, H4033-H4035 [26JN]
      ------Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration 
        funding, H4052 [26JN]
      ------prohibit funding for the International Highway Technology 
        Scanning Program, H4141 [27JN]
      ------prohibit funding for the use of unmanned aircraft systems 
        as weapons while operating in the national airspace system, 
        H4143, H4144 [27JN]
      ------prohibit funding to implement regulations to mandate 
        global positioning system (GPS) tracking, electronic on-board 
        recording devices, or event data recorders in passenger or 
        commercial motor vehicles, H4149, H4150 [27JN]
      ------prohibit funding to study alternatives to the current 
        system of taxing motor vehicle fuels, including systems based 
        on the number of miles traveled by each vehicle, H4137-H4139 
        [27JN]
      ------prohibit Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety 
        Administration requirement of placement of line markers other 
        than at public road crossings and railroad crossings, H4140, 
        H4141 [27JN]
      ------Projects of National and Regional Significance Program 
        funding, H4041 [26JN]
      ------provide funds to States to cover costs to repair or 
        reconstruct a bridge determined by the Federal Highway 
        Administration to be structurally deficient (H.R. 3837), E83 
        [27JA]
      ------Safe Routes to School Program funding, E1238 [12JY]
      ------State distracted driving prevention grant funding, H3953-
        H3955 [21JN], E1149 [27JN]
      ------Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery 
        (TIGER) Discretionary Grant Program funding, H4032, H4037, 
        H4038, H4040, H4041 [26JN], H4119 [27JN], E1239 [12JY]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: construction of VA health care center 
        offsite from Butler, PA, Medical Center, H3318 [31MY]
      ------ensure timely payments to non-VA medical providers, H3317 
        [31MY]
      ------medical and prosthetic research funding through reductions 
        in Dept. of Defense base closure account funding, H3358 [31MY]
      ------National Energy Conservation Policy Act energy management 
        requirements funding, H3326 [31MY]
      ------permit Office of Inspector General to review practices 
        relative to collection and content of bids for certain 
        veterans' hospital construction projects, H3326, H3327 [31MY]
      ------post-traumatic stress disorder and brain trauma treatment 
        funding, H3327 [31MY]
      ------prohibit funding for payment of employee performance 
        awards, H3346 [31MY]
      ------prohibit funding for salary or compensation of a Director 
        of Construction and Facilities Management who does not meet 
        certain qualifications, H3344 [31MY]
      ------prohibit funding to hire a new director of a national 
        cemetery who is not a veteran, H3342, H3343 [31MY]
      ------report to Congress a plan to eliminate backlog of benefit 
        claims, H3317 [31MY]
      ------suicide prevention and outreach programs funding, H3322 
        [31MY]
      Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and related agencies: allow 
        use of project labor agreements for Federal construction 
        projects, H3285, H3315, H3316, H3331-H3339 [31MY], E957, E965 
        [1JN], E1024 [7JN]
      ------exempt from certain requirements on the procurement and 
        acquisition of alternative fuels, H3344 [31MY]
      ------extend pay freeze of civilian employees, H3319, H3339 
        [31MY], E966 [1JN]
      ------making appropriations for military construction and 
        veterans' services (H.R. 2055), conference report, H603 [8FE]
      ------making appropriations for military construction and 
        veterans' services (H.R. 5854), H3180 [30MY], H3277, H3309-
        H3346, H3356-H3360 [31MY], E957, E958, E963, E965, E966 [1JN], 
        E1024 [7JN]
      ------making appropriations for military construction and 
        veterans' services (H.R. 5854), consideration (H. Res. 667), 
        H3281-H3289 [31MY]
      ------making appropriations for military construction and 
        veterans' services (H.R. 5854), motion to recommit, H3358 
        [31MY]
      ------making appropriations for military construction and 
        veterans' services (H.R. 5854), unanimous-consent agreement, 
        H3331 [31MY]
      ------prohibit funding to enforce wage rate requirements for 
        contracts under the Davis-Bacon Act, H3345, H3346 [31MY]
      Depts. of Defense and Veterans Affairs: make payments for 
        certain treatments of traumatic brain injury and post-
        traumatic stress disorder, H3129 [18MY]
      Depts. of Labor, HHS, and Education, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations, H5014 [19JY]
      Depts. of Transportation and HUD: prohibit funding for grants 
        under the Dept. of Transportation livable communities program 
        and the Dept. of HUD sustainable communities program, H4141, 
        H4142 [27JN]
      Depts. of Transportation and HUD and related agencies: across-
        the-board funding reduction, H4135, H4136 [27JN]
      ------exempt from certain requirements on the procurement and 
        acquisition of alternative fuels, H4142, H4143 [27JN]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5972), H3946 [21JN], H4029-
        H4062 [26JN], H4079-H4151 [27JN], H4630-H4635 [29JN], E1156 
        [27JN], E1177 [28JN], E1182, E1183 [29JN], E1237, E1239, E1245 
        [12JY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5972), consideration (H. Res. 
        697), H4017-H4027 [26JN]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5972), motion to recommit, 
        H4634 [29JN]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5972), unanimous-consent 
        agreement, H4630 [29JN]
      Diseases: Alzheimer's disease research funding, H44 [18JA]
      ------cancer research funding, H229 [1FE]
      ------HIV/AIDS research and treatment funding, H6590 [4DE]
      Ecology and environment: impact of budget sequestration, H6713 
        [12DE], H6767 [13DE]
      ------impact of budget sequestration on Chesapeake Bay, H6713 
        [12DE], E1914 [12DE]
      Economy: analysis of levels of unobligated funding relative to 
        request for additional funding, H71 [18JA]
      ------avert ``fiscal cliff'' economic crisis through bipartisan 
        agreement on taxes and spending, H6348, H6349, H6350 [14NO], 
        H6372, H6373, H6374, H6375, H6376, H6378, H6379, H6380 [15NO], 
        H6420 [16NO], H6432 [27NO], H6472, H6473, H6474 [28NO], H6508, 
        H6516, H6525, H6528-H6534 [29NO], H6537, H6538, H6562-H6576 
        [30NO], H6580 [3DE], H6589, H6591, H6592, H6593, H6595, H6609-
        H6614, H6620 [4DE], H6626, H6659-H6661, H6662 [5DE], H6681, 
        H6682, H6683, H6684, H6685, H6693-H6698 [11DE], H6705, H6708, 
        H6711, H6712, H6713, H6714-H6723, H6751-H6756 [12DE], H6783-
        H6787, H6794-H6799 [13DE], H6831, H6836, H6837, H6838, H6863-
        H6869 [18DE], H7267, H7269, H7279, H7280, H7357 [19DE], H7362, 
        H7363, H7420 [20DE], H7433 [27DE], H7437, H7438 [30DE], H7471, 
        H7472, H7473, H7474, H7476, H7477, H7478 [31DE], H7518, H7519, 
        H7520, H7531-H7536, H7551-H7559, H7560 [1JA], H7571, H7575 
        [2JA], E1874 [4DE], E1970 [19DE], E1983 [21DE], E2007 [30DE], 
        E2034 [2JA]
      ------disclose impacts of cuts to Medicare, Medicaid, and State 
        Children's Health Insurance Program and eliminate subsidies 
        for large oil companies, H7410, H7411 [20DE], E1992 [21DE]
      ------impact of budget sequestration, H6456 [27NO], H6706 
        [12DE], H6794, H6797 [13DE]
      ------impact of continuation of certain agricultural programs on 
        jobs, H5854 [11SE]
      ------provide for spending reductions through reform and repeal 
        of certain Federal and State programs (H.R. 6684), H7362, 
        H7363, H7364, H7395-H7412 [20DE]
      ------provide for spending reductions through reform and repeal 
        of certain Federal and State programs (H.R. 6684), 
        consideration (H. Res. 841), H7366, H7374-H7383 [20DE]
      ------provide for spending reductions through reform and repeal 
        of certain Federal and State programs (H.R. 6684), motion to 
        recommit, H7410, H7411 [20DE], E1992 [21DE]
      ------require a jobs score for each spending bill considered in 
        Congress, H412, H413 [2FE]
      Education: funding, H2116, H2120, H2121 [25AP]
      ------Pell Grants funding, H983, H985 [28FE]
      ------science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) 
        education funding, H383 [2FE], H557 [7FE], H1853 [17AP], H2522 
        [9MY], H6512 [29NO]
      EEOC: funding, H2408, H2409 [8MY]
      ------prohibit funding to implement, administer, or enforce 
        final regulations on Disparate Impact and Reasonable Factors 
        Other Than Age under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, 
        E748 [9MY]
      ------prohibit funding to implement, administer, or enforce 
        guidance relative to consideration of arrest and conviction 
        records in employment decisions, H2502 [9MY]
      Energy and water development: across-the-board funding 
        reduction, H3455, H3467, H3468 [5JN], H3491 [6JN]
      ------administrative spending, salaries, and expense accounts 
        funding, H3371 [1JN]
      ------exempt from certain requirements on the procurement and 
        acquisition of alternative fuels, H3477, H3478 [5JN]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5325), H3347-H3356 [31MY], 
        H3366-H3390 [1JN], H3409, H3444-H3447, H3451-H3478 [5JN], 
        H3489-H3499, H3513-H3526 [6JN], H3586 [7JN], E953 [1JN], E976, 
        E977, E982 [5JN], E988, E993 [6JN], E1018, E1023 [7JN], E1026, 
        E1028 [8JN]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5325), consideration (H. Res. 
        667), H3281-H3289 [31MY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5325), motion to recommit, 
        H3524, H3525 [6JN]
      ------prohibit funding to enforce wage rate requirements for 
        contracts under the Davis-Bacon Act, H3468-H3470 [5JN]
      EPA: Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funding, H7362 [20DE], 
        E287 [29FE]
      ------reauthorize the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Restoration 
        Program (S. 3687), H6855 [18DE], E1992 [21DE]
      Eximbank: exceptions to required Federal Register notice 
        relative to publication of trade secrets, H2467, H2468 [9MY]
      ------reauthorize, H1217 [7MR], H2082 [25AP]
      ------reauthorize (H.R. 2072), H2459, H2460-H2481 [9MY], E764 
        [10MY], E798 [15MY]
      ------reauthorize (H.R. 2072), technical correction (H.R. 5890), 
        H3444 [5JN]
      ------reauthorize (H.R. 5444), E713 [7MY]
      FAA: approve applications from airports to authorize private 
        security companies to conduct passenger screening, H453 [3FE]
      ------authorize appropriations to streamline programs, create 
        efficiencies, reduce waste, improve aviation safety and 
        capacity, and fund the national aviation system (H.R. 658), 
        consideration of conference report (H. Res. 533), H445-H447 
        [3FE]
      ------authorize appropriations to streamline programs, create 
        efficiencies, reduce waste, improve aviation safety and 
        capacity, and provide stable funding for the national aviation 
        system (H.R. 658), H192 [31JA]
      ------authorize appropriations to streamline programs, create 
        efficiencies, reduce waste, improve aviation safety and 
        capacity, and provide stable funding for the national aviation 
        system (H.R. 658), conference report, H447-H456 [3FE], E142, 
        E147 [6FE], E155 [7FE]
      ------Essential Air Service Program funding, H448 [3FE], H4039, 
        H4040 [26JN], H4146 [27JN]
      ------extend Airport Improvement Program authority (H.R. 3800), 
        H135-H137 [24JA], E77 [25JA]
      ------Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) 
        funding, H449, H450 [3FE], E147 [6FE]
      ------prohibit implementation of New York/New Jersey/
        Philadelphia airspace redesign proposal until a study on 
        reducing delays at affected airports is conducted, H446 [3FE]
      ------reauthorize civil aviation research and development 
        projects and activities (H.R. 970), H452 [3FE]
      ------Temporary Flight Restrictions (TFR) for sports stadiums 
        implementation funding, H4125, H4126 [27JN]
      FBI: funding, H2362, H2388, H2389, H2425 [8MY]
      ------National Instant Criminal Background Check System funding, 
        H2457 [9MY]
      Federal agencies and departments: intensify efforts to identify, 
        prevent, and recover payment error, waste, fraud, and abuse 
        within Federal spending, H4781 [11JY]
      ------intensify efforts to identify, prevent, and recover 
        payment error, waste, fraud, and abuse within Federal spending 
        (H.R. 4053), H6768-H6771 [13DE]
      Federal Highway Administration: prohibit funding to implement, 
        administer, or enforce Migratory Bird Treaty Act relative to 
        the cliff swallow or barn swallow, H4148 [27JN]
      Federal Maritime Commission: administrative spending, salaries, 
        and expense accounts funding, H4121 [27JN]
      Federal Mortuary Affairs Advisory Commission: establish, H3033 
        [17MY]
      Federal Railroad Administration: funding, H4045, H4046 [26JN]
      FEMA: Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program and Staffing for 
        Adequate Fire and Response (SAFER) grants funding, H3535, 
        H3536 [6JN], E1003 [6JN], E1029 [8JN], E1998 [21DE]
      ------authorize use of Port Security Grant Program funds for 
        mandated security personnel, H4008 [26JN]
      ------authorize use of Port Security Grant Program funds for 
        replacement of certain security equipment or facilities, H4008 
        [26JN]
      ------codify authority to use Urban Areas Security Initiative 
        and State Homeland Security Grant Program funding for 
        enhancing medical preparedness, medical surge capacity, and 
        mass prophylaxis capabilities (H.R. 5997), H6439, H6440 
        [27NO], E1836 [29NO]
      ------extend authorization of National Flood Insurance Program 
        to achieve reforms to improve financial integrity of program 
        and increase role of private markets in management of flood 
        insurance risk (H.R. 1309), H2783-H2787 [16MY], H3250 [30MY]
      ------extend the National Flood Insurance Program (H.R. 5740), 
        H2782-H2787 [16MY]
      ------extend the National Flood Insurance Program (H.R. 5740), 
        Senate amendment, H3250-H3252 [30MY], E932 [31MY]
      ------funding, H6350 [14NO], H6507 [29NO]
      ------National Urban Search & Rescue Response System funding, 
        H3533 [6JN]
      ------Port Security Grant Program funding through reductions in 
        National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility funding, H3556, H3557 
        [6JN]
      ------reauthorize programs and activities (H.R. 2903), H6104-
        H6113 [19SE]
      ------State and local grant programs funding, H3534, H3554-H3556 
        [6JN], H3634 [7JN]
      ------State and local grant programs funding through reductions 
        in Dept. of Homeland Security Immigration and Customs 
        Enforcement funding, H3544 [6JN]
      ------State and local rail and transit security grant programs 
        funding, H3531, H3532 [6JN]
      ------Urban Areas Security Initiative funding, H3650 [7JN]
      ------Urban Areas Security Initiative funding through reductions 
        in Dept. of Homeland Security science and technology research 
        funding, H3557 [6JN], E1028 [8JN]
      Financial services and general Government: making appropriations 
        (H.R. 6020), consideration (H. Res. 717), H4609-H4614 [29JN]
      Foreign aid: funding, E1983 [21DE]
      ------prohibit funding for assistance to certain entities whose 
        policies call for the destruction of Israel, H5029 [19JY]
      Government: effect of a Government shutdown on Social Security 
        payments, H6393 [15NO]
      ------making for Dept. of Defense and other Federal departments 
        and agencies, rescind unobligated stimulus funds, and reduce 
        discretionary spending (H.R. 1), H5945 [13SE], H7478 [31DE], 
        H7567-H7578 [2JA]
      ------require accountability and transparency in Federal 
        spending (H.R. 2146), H2082-H2095 [25AP]
      Government regulations: prohibit funding for surveys in which 
        money is included or provided for the benefit of the 
        responder, H3462, H3463 [5JN]
      ------SEC and CFTC cost-benefit analysis requirements and 
        litigation costs funding, H5277, H5278 [25JY]
      GPO: pocket versions of the Constitution and Declaration of 
        Independence funding, H3679, H3680 [8JN]
      ------provide funding for printing of updated version of 
        ``Hispanic Americans in Congress'' and production of 
        electronic versions of certain other House documents (H. Con. 
        Res. 132), H5744, H5745 [10SE]
      Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund: ensure that amounts credited are 
        used for harbor maintenance, H1926, H1934, H1938, H1944-H1946 
        [18AP], E592, E599 [19AP]
      ------ensure that amounts credited are used for harbor 
        maintenance (H.R. 104), H3950 [21JN]
      Hazardous substances: Millstone, CT, nuclear waste disposal site 
        funding, H809 [16FE]
      ------Yucca Mountain, NV, nuclear waste disposal site funding, 
        H32 [18JA], H171-H174 [25JA], H384 [2FE], H664 [9FE], H809 
        [16FE], H1581 [27MR], H1853 [17AP], H1963 [18AP], H2138 
        [26AP], H2333 [8MY], H2817 [17MY], H3273, H3353, H3355 [31MY]
      Health: health care programs funding, H1715 [28MR]
      ------importance of disease and vaccine research, E2021-E2023 
        [31DE]
      ------maternal and child health programs funding, E74 [25JA]
      House of Representatives: franking budget funding, H3688, H3689 
        [8JN]
      ------prohibit funding for polystyrene containers in food 
        service facilities, H3681, H3682 [8JN]
      ------prohibit purchase of paid online advertisements by 
        Members, committees, and leadership offices, H3683, H3684 
        [8JN]
      ------reduce allotment of printed copies of the U.S. Code, H3683 
        [8JN]
      ------tribute to staff who worked on H. Con. Res. 112, Federal 
        budget for 2013-2022, H1789 [29MR]
      House Rules: open versus restrictive rules, H2011 [19AP]
      ------same-day consideration of resolutions allowing 
        consideration of certain legislation (H. Res. 643), H2337-
        H2346 [8MY]
      Houston, TX: Port of Houston dredging project funding, E953 
        [1JN]
      Hurricanes: disaster assistance to States for recovery from 
        damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, H6357, H6359-H6362 [14NO]
      ------making supplemental appropriations for recovery from 
        damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, H6564 [30NO], H6661, H6662 
        [5DE], H6713 [12DE], H6787 [13DE], H7278 [19DE], H7478 [31DE], 
        H7560, H7561, H7562, H7563, H7564 [1JA], H7567-H7578, H7579, 
        H7580 [2JA]
      Indian Health Care Improvement Act: preserve reauthorization, 
        H4752 [10JY], E1254 [17JY]
      Intelligence services: advanced technologies funding, H3293 
        [31MY]
      ------authorizing appropriations (H.R. 5743), H3290-H3309 
        [31MY], E955 [1JN], E971 [5JN], E2027 [1JA]
      ------authorizing appropriations (H.R. 5743), consideration (H. 
        Res. 667), H3281-H3289 [31MY]
      ------authorizing appropriations (H.R. 5743), motion to 
        recommit, H3306 [31MY]
      ------authorizing appropriations (S. 3454), H7466 [30DE], H7479-
        H7485 [31DE]
      ------counterintelligence resources funding, H3294 [31MY]
      ------protect the civil liberties of ethnic and religious 
        minorities, H3302-H3305 [31MY]
      ------protect U.S. intelligence and military capability, defend 
        certain sensitive information against cybersecurity attack, 
        and promote U.S businesses, H3306 [31MY]
      Iran: prohibit U.S. military intervention, H2837 [17MY]
      Juvenile Justice Delinquency and Prevention Act: funding, E749 
        [9MY]
      Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts: authorizing 
        appropriations (H.R. 4097), H2296, H2297 [7MY]
      Law enforcement: respect individual dignity and operate on the 
        basis of what constitutes criminal behavior, H3620 [7JN]
      Legislative branch of the Government: making appropriations 
        (H.R. 5882), H3665-H3690 [8JN], E1039 [12JN]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5882), consideration (H. Res. 
        679), H3589-H3601 [7JN]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5882), motion to recommit, 
        H3688, H3689 [8JN]
      Lewis County, WA: prohibit funding to build flood protection 
        walls along certain section of Interstate 5, H4151 [27JN]
      Library of Congress: Open World Leadership Center funding, 
        H3680, H3681 [8JN]
      Los Angeles, CA: U.S. District Court for the Central District of 
        California courthouse construction funding, H2539, H2540 [9MY]
      LSC: funding, H2411-H2414 [8MY], E835, E837 [17MY]
      Marine Mammal Commission: funding, H2414, H2415 [8MY]
      Maritime Administration: Maritime Guaranteed Loan Program 
        funding, H4051 [26JN]
      ------Maritime Security Program and Cargo Preference Program 
        funding, H4623 [29JN]
      ------prohibit exemption from Federal Acquisition Regulations 
        and disposal of National Defense Reserve Fleet vessels using 
        less than open and transparent competition, H3136 [18MY]
      Medicaid: prohibit reduction in Federal medical assistance 
        percentage for territories, E755 [9MY]
      Medicare: home health care providers and caregivers funding, 
        E1487 [12SE]
      ------Medicare Advantage program funding, H701, H702 [14FE]
      ------reform, H48, H67 [18JA], H433, H436 [2FE], H701 [14FE], 
        H788-H796 [15FE], H1384-H1388 [19MR], H1441, H1461 [21MR], 
        H3798, H3803 [19JN], H5913-H5917 [12SE]
      Members of Congress: prohibit receipt of pay after October 1 of 
        any fiscal year in which a concurrent budget resolution and 
        regular appropriations bills have not been approved (H.R. 
        3643), H905 [17FE], H3108 [18MY]
      Mental health: treatment programs funding, H5138 [24JY], H7280 
        [19DE], E1951 [19DE]
      Miami, FL: Bruce W. Carter Dept. of Veterans Affairs Medical 
        Center operating room construction funding, E1605 [21SE]
      Missouri River: Missouri River Recovery Program funding, H3412, 
        H3471, H3472 [5JN]
      NASA: Commercial Crew Program funding, H2498 [9MY]
      ------consolidation of Arc Jet facilities, H2502, H2503 [9MY]
      ------Voyager (spacecraft) funding, E1480 [11SE]
      National Cancer Institute: funding, H2825 [17MY]
      National Guard: Air National Guard funding, H2577 [10MY], H3108 
        [18MY]
      ------complete capability assessment of medical equipment in 
        Humvee ambulances, H4960, H4961 [18JY], H5038 [19JY]
      National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: State 
        enforcement of law relative to motorists illegally passing a 
        stopped school bus funding, H4045 [26JN]
      National Public Radio: prohibit Federal funding and the use of 
        Federal funds to acquire radio content, H5014 [19JY]
      National security: counterterrorism initiatives funding, H735 
        [15FE]
      ------cybersecurity funding, H1715 [28MR]
      National Women's Rights History Project Act: reauthorize 
        appropriations (H.R. 6150), E1285 [19JY], E1299 [23JY]
      Navy: DDG-51 destroyer funding, H4961, H4962, H4966 [18JY]
      ------expand certain restrictions relative to the overhaul and 
        repair of vessels in foreign shipyards to vessels with a 
        homeport in the Northern Mariana Islands, H3059-H3061 [17MY]
      ------shipbuilding funding, H2836 [17MY]
      ------Virginia-class submarine program funding, H2791, H2793 
        [16MY]
      NeighborWorks America (organization): funding, H4122, H4123 
        [27JN]
      NIH: funding, H7380 [20DE]
      NIST: Advanced Manufacturing Technology Consortia (AmTech) 
        funding, H2372 [8MY]
      ------Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership Program 
        funding, H717 [14FE], H2537, H2538 [9MY]
      NOAA: Climate Competitive Research, Sustained Observations and 
        Regional Information Program funding, E822 [16MY]
      ------Climate Portal Program funding, H2373 [8MY]
      ------Comprehensive Large-Data Array Stewardship System (CLASS) 
        funding, H2522 [9MY]
      ------coral reef research programs funding, H2501 [9MY], E752 
        [9MY]
      ------Fisheries Management Commissions funding, H2536, H2537 
        [9MY]
      ------John H. Prescott Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance Grant 
        Program funding, H2358 [8MY]
      ------Marine Debris Program funding, H2373 [8MY], H6642 [5DE]
      ------National Sea Grant College Program funding, H2359 [8MY]
      ------Pacific Coastal Salmon Recovery Fund funding, H2375 [8MY]
      ------prohibit funding for salaries of individuals who misuse 
        Fisheries Enforcement Asset Forfeiture Fund, H2523 [9MY]
      ------prohibit funding to develop, approve, or implement new 
        catch share programs along certain areas of the Atlantic Coast 
        and Gulf of Mexico, H2426-H2431 [8MY]
      ------prohibit funding to implement rule requiring shrimp 
        fishermen to use turtle excluder devices, H2522, H2523 [9MY]
      North Korean Human Rights Act: reauthorize (H.R. 4240), H2685-
        H2687 [15MY]
      NRC: Yucca Mountain, NV, nuclear waste disposal site licensing 
        activities funding, H3416-H3418 [5JN], H3586 [7JN]
      NSF: Climate Change Education Program funding, H2535, H2536 
        [9MY]
      ------education programs funding, H2358 [8MY]
      ------Educational and Human Resources Account funding, H2551 
        [9MY]
      ------funding, H2409, H2410 [8MY]
      ------Innovation Corps (I-Corps) Program funding, H2415 [8MY]
      ------Political Science Program funding, H2543 [9MY]
      Nuclear weapons: funding, H2790 [16MY], H7267 [19DE]
      Oceans: National Ocean Policy implementation funding, H2510-
        H2515 [9MY]
      Office of the Director of National Intelligence: report on 
        improving methods of granting security clearances to 
        subcontractors and notifying them of Federal classified 
        contracting opportunities, H3298 [31MY]
      ------require report to identify and assess risks from foreign 
        suppliers of information technology with ties to foreign 
        governments, H3305, H3306 [31MY]
      Office of the U.S. Trade Representative: Interagency Trade 
        Enforcement Center funding through reductions in NASA Cross-
        Agency Support funding, H2360, H2361 [8MY]
      Older Americans Act: anniversary, E1217 [10JY]
      Pakistan: coalition support funding, H4993 [18JY]
      ------condition Pakistan Counterinsurgency Fund funding on 
        certification of efforts to counter improvised explosive 
        devices operations, H3135 [18MY]
      ------prohibit assistance, H3009-H3011 [17MY], H4979, H4980, 
        H4983 [18JY]
      ------prohibit foreign assistance relative to harboring of al-
        Qaeda (terrorist organization) and Taliban fighters within 
        borders, H3487 [6JN]
      ------require a certain time period between the release of the 
        Depts. of Defense and State report on current conditions in 
        Pakistan and the release of funds from the Pakistan 
        Counterinsurgency Fund, H3140 [18MY]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: impact on Medicaid 
        funding, H5183-H5188 [24JY]
      Pediatric Research Equity Act: permanently extend and 
        strengthen, E1162 [27JN]
      Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc.: funding, H106 
        [23JA]
      Portland, OR: streetcar investment anchored revitalization 
        project funding, H518 [7FE]
      POW: ensure availability of the writ of habeas corpus for any 
        person who is detained in the U.S., H3076-H3081 [17MY], H3150-
        H3155 [18MY]
      Presidents of the U.S.: prohibit authority to make unilateral 
        reductions to nuclear weapon stockpiles, H3070, H3071 [17MY]
      Public broadcasting: funding, H4911 [18JY], H5014 [19JY], E1328 
        [25JY]
      Public debt: ceiling, H5932 [13SE], H6786 [13DE]
      ------disapprove the President's exercise of authority to 
        increase the debt limit (H.J. Res. 98), H37, H45, H54, H69 
        [18JA], E47, E48 [19JA], E69 [25JA]
      ------disapprove the President's exercise of authority to 
        increase the debt limit (H.J. Res. 98), consideration (H. Res. 
        515), H46-H53 [18JA]
      ------increase statutory limit, H1578 [27MR], H2826 [17MY], 
        H5752 [10SE]
      Public works: ensure that transportation and infrastructure 
        projects using Federal financial assistance are constructed 
        with steel, iron, and manufactured goods produced in the U.S., 
        H3045-H3049 [17MY], E910 [30MY]
      Railroads: positive train control requirements implementation 
        funding, H4047 [26JN]
      Renewable energy: impact of budget sequestration, H6714 [12DE]
      Republican Party: national agenda, E15 [13JA]
      Research: ensure continued publication and integrity of peer-
        reviewed research works by the private sector (H.R. 3699), 
        E252, E253 [27FE]
      Roads and highways: extend Federal-aid highway, highway safety, 
        motor carrier safety, transit, and Highway Trust Fund programs 
        pending enactment of a multiyear reauthorization (H.R. 4348), 
        consideration of conference report (H. Res. 717), H4609-H4614 
        [29JN]
      ------extend Federal-aid highway, highway safety, motor carrier 
        safety, transit, and other Highway Trust Fund-funded programs 
        (H.R. 14), H1448 [21MR], H1519, H1520 [22MR], H1586, H1594, 
        H1595, H1603-H1608 [27MR], H1645, H1650, H1668, H1669 [28MR], 
        H1746, H1747, H1750, H1756-H1761 [29MR], H1927, H1928, H1930, 
        H1935 [18AP], H1994 [19AP], E418 [22MR], E513, E514 [30MR], 
        E539 [16AP]
      ------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. 4239), 
        H1600-H1609 [27MR], H1755, H1775, H1776 [29MR]
      ------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. 4276), 
        H1755 [29MR]
      ------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. 4281), 
        H1751-H1762 [29MR], E513, E514 [30MR]
      ------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. 4281), 
        consideration (H. Res. 600), H1744-H1751 [29MR]
      ------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), 
        H1932-H1962 [18AP], H2011 [19AP], H2099 [25AP], H2460 [9MY], 
        H3391, H3392 [1JN], H3487 [6JN], H3664, H3693 [8JN], H3743, 
        H3744 [19JN], H3817, H3881 [20JN], H3918, H3946, H3956, H3960 
        [21JN], H4023-H4025, H4041 [26JN], H4067, H4077, H4120 [27JN], 
        E592, E596, E599, E602 [19AP], E663 [26AP], E910 [30MY]
      ------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), 
        complete conference report, H3788-H3797 [19JN]
      ------extend Federal-aid highway, highway safety, motor carrier 
        safety, transit, and other Highway Trust Fund-funded programs 
        pending enactment of a multiyear reauthorization (H.R. 4348), 
        conference report, H4608, H4616-H4630, H4636, H4637 [29JN], 
        H5634 [2AU], E1176 [28JN], E1205 [9JY], E1238 [12JY]
      ------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), 
        consideration (H. Res. 619), H1925-H1932 [18AP]
      ------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, H2099-H2106 [25AP], H3038-H3049 
        [17MY], H3444, H3447 [5JN], H3499, H3505-H3513 [6JN], H3652-
        H3658 [7JN], H3664 [8JN], H3788-H3797 [19JN], H3868-H3875 
        [20JN], H3948-H3955 [21JN], H4151-H4153 [27JN], E699 [27AP], 
        E856 [18MY], E1031 [8JN], E1098 [20JN], E1106 [21JN], E1149 
        [27JN]
      ------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 recommit, H1959, H1960 [18AP]
      ------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. 6064), 
        H4637 [29JN]
      ------obligate Highway Trust Fund funding equal to level of CBO 
        projected Federal gas tax revenues, H3652-H3658 [7JN]
      ------prohibit funding for construction of highways in foreign 
        countries and for Birmingham, AL, beltway, H1959, H1960 [18AP]
      Sacramento, CA: Natomas Levee Improvement Project funding, E1041 
        [12JN]
      San Francisco, CA: Central Subway project funding, H4136, H4137 
        [27JN]
      SBA: modify small business concern size standards, H2836 [17MY]
      Science, Depts. of Justice and Commerce, and related agencies: 
        across-the-board funding reduction, H2424-H2426 [8MY]
      ------administrative spending, salaries, and expense accounts 
        funding, H2362 [8MY]
      ------exempt from certain requirements on the procurement and 
        acquisition of alternative fuels, H2509, H2510 [9MY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5326), H2346-H2440 [8MY], 
        H2455, H2456, H2493-H2558 [9MY], H2633-H2636 [10MY], E734, 
        E735 [8MY], E748, E750, E752, E753, E754, E755 [9MY], E759, 
        E773 [10MY], E780, E781 [11MY], E822 [16MY], E835, E837 
        [17MY], E870 [18MY], E901 [30MY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5326), consideration (H. Res. 
        643), H2337-H2346 [8MY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5326), motion to recommit, 
        H2633, H2634 [10MY]
      ------prohibit funding to knowingly and willfully subvert 
        congressional inquiries and investigations, H2493-H2496 [9MY]
      ------prohibit funding to lease or purchase new light duty 
        vehicles except in accordance with Presidential memorandum on 
        Federal fleet performance, H2523, H2524 [9MY]
      Small business: improve operation of mentor-protege programs 
        involving small contractors, H2704 [15MY]
      Space policy: remove commercial satellites and related 
        components from the U.S. Munitions List subject to certain 
        restrictions, H2997, H2998 [17MY]
      SSA: ensure continuation of services under the Work Incentives 
        Planning and Assistance program and Protection and Advocacy 
        for Beneficiaries of Social Security program (H.R. 6061), 
        E1185 [29JN]
      Strategic Petroleum Reserve: authorize draw down of oil reserves 
        to lower gasoline price levels, H1096, H1097 [29FE]
      Surface Transportation Board: funding, H4053 [26JN]
      Syria: prohibit funding for support of military or paramilitary 
        operations by any nation, group, organization, movement, or 
        individual, H3740 [19JN], H6514 [29NO]
      ------prohibit funding for support of military or paramilitary 
        operations by any nation, group, organization, movement, or 
        individual (H.R. 5993), H4071 [27JN], E1106 [21JN]
      Trafficking Victims Protection Act: authorize appropriations and 
        enhance measures to combat trafficking in persons (H.R. 2830), 
        E1874 [4DE]
      Transportation: authorize funds for Federal-aid highway, public 
        transportation, and highway and motor carrier safety programs 
        (H.R. 7), H201-H207 [31JA], H386 [2FE], H461-H463 [3FE], H477 
        [6FE], H526 [7FE], H632, H635 [8FE], H662 [9FE], H699, H720, 
        H721 [14FE], H731, H732, H737, H739, H759 [15FE], H818, H894-
        H897 [16FE], H930 [17FE], H952 [27FE], H978 [28FE], H1161, 
        H1189, H1190 [6MR], H1221 [7MR], H1433, H1448 [21MR], H1595, 
        H1603-H1607 [27MR], H1668 [28MR], H1748, H1749, H1755-H1760 
        [29MR], H1934-H1937 [18AP], E213, E217 [16FE], E514 [30MR]
      ------authorize funds for Federal-aid highway, public 
        transportation, and highway and motor carrier safety programs 
        (H.R. 7), consideration (H. Res. 547), H740-H750 [15FE]
      ------encourage use of private-public partnerships to invest in 
        infrastructure projects, H2102 [25AP]
      ------extend surface and air transportation programs (H.R. 
        2887), H520 [7FE], E71 [25JA]
      ------importance of infrastructure investment, H3956 [21JN]
      ------importance of public transit program funding, H1004 [28FE]
      ------infrastructure funding, H201-H207 [31JA], H737 [15FE], 
        H976 [28FE], H1531-H1533 [22MR], H1715 [28MR], H6514 [29NO]
      Transportation Security Administration: allow transportation 
        worker identification credentials (TWIC) applicants to 
        remotely apply for issuance, renewal, or activation, E1906 
        [11DE]
      ------allow transportation worker identification credentials 
        (TWIC) applicants to remotely apply for issuance, renewal, or 
        activation (H.R. 3173), H4015-H4017 [26JN], H4422 [28JN], 
        E1171 [28JN]
      ------Federal Air Marshal Service funding, H3547, H3549, H3550 
        [6JN], H3619, H3643 [7JN], E1029 [8JN]
      ------Federal Flight Deck Officer program funding, H3548, H3549 
        [6JN]
      ------funding, H3546, H3547 [6JN], H3644 [7JN]
      ------prohibit funding for behavior detection officers and the 
        Screening of Passengers by Observation Techniques (SPOT) 
        Program, H3640, H3641 [7JN]
      ------prohibit funding for security officers or behavior 
        detection officers outside an airport, H3630-H3632 [7JN]
      ------prohibit funding to provide certain employees uniforms or 
        badges resembling those of law enforcement officers, H3629, 
        H3630 [7JN]
      ------prohibit funding to restrict participation in Screening 
        Partnership Program (SPP), H3640 [7JN]
      ------reform, H3547 [6JN]
      ------require private companies contracted to provide security 
        screenings to be owned and controlled by U.S. citizens, H3644 
        [7JN]
      ------surface transportation inspection program funding, H3637, 
        H3638 [7JN]
      U.S. Office for Contingency Operations: establish, H3092 [17MY]
      U.S.-Russian Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START): prohibit 
        reductions to strategic delivery systems pending certification 
        that Russia has met certain conditions, H3137, H3138 [18MY]
      ------report on impact on national security of reducing nuclear 
        weapons stockpiles, H3069, H3070 [17MY]
      USEC Inc.: prohibit funding for domestic security-related 
        nuclear enrichment technology, H3095, H3096 [17MY], H3421-
        H3423 [5JN]
      Veterans: health care funding, H3235 [30MY]
      ------prohibit funding to enter into contracts that do not give 
        small businesses owned and controlled by veterans any 
        available preference, H3134 [18MY], H3341, H3342 [31MY]
      ------provide assistance to veterans and veteran-owned 
        businesses with respect to contract opportunities, H5060 
        [19JY]
      Violence Against Women Act: ensure access to assistance programs 
        regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity, H2707-
        H2711 [15MY], H2727-H2729, H2732-H2739, H2764-H2779 [16MY], 
        E823 [16MY]
      ------ensure protection for immigrant victims of domestic 
        violence and crime, H2707-H2711 [15MY], H2726-H2739, H2764-
        H2779 [16MY], E823 [16MY]
      ------funding, H2633, H2634 [10MY]
      ------prohibit funding for religious organizations to 
        discriminate in hiring practices, H2736 [16MY]
      ------reauthorize (H.R. 4271), H1658-H1661 [28MR], H2143 [26AP], 
        H2777 [16MY]
      ------reauthorize (H.R. 4970), H2636, H2637 [10MY], H2705-H2711 
        [15MY], H2717, H2724, H2725, H2726, H2745-H2781 [16MY], H2818, 
        H2826 [17MY], H3279 [31MY], H3947 [21JN], H5854 [11SE], H6044 
        [14SE], H6098 [19SE], H6258-H6261 [21SE], H6564 [30NO], H6661, 
        H6662 [5DE], H6716 [12DE], H6787 [13DE], E823 [16MY], E830, 
        E831, E832 [17MY], E851, E865 [18MY], E881 [22MY]
      ------reauthorize (H.R. 4970), consideration (H. Res. 656), 
        H2726-H2744 [16MY]
      ------reauthorize (H.R. 4970), motion to recommit, H2779, H2780 
        [16MY]
      ------reauthorize (S. 1925), H2138 [26AP], H2253 [27AP], H3190 
        [30MY], H5322 [26JY], H6564 [30NO], E1713 [19OC]
      War: recognize impact of financial costs on U.S. economy and 
        move to redeploy U.S. Armed Forces and refocus efforts on 
        addressing domestic priorities, H1857 [17AP], H3736 [19JN], 
        H4068 [27JN], H4687 [10JY], H5925 [13SE], E549 [17AP]
      ------recognize impact of financial costs on U.S. economy and 
        refocus efforts on addressing domestic priorities, H1643 
        [28MR]
      Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority: funding, H4048, 
        H4050 [26JN]
      Women: impact of budget sequestration on maternal and child 
        health programs and resesarch, H6486-H6491 [28NO]
  Remarks in Senate
      Afghanistan: increase in conflict-induced displacements, S7391 
        [4DE]
      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, S7181 [29NO]
      Agriculture: continue certain programs, S3164, S3168 [15MY], 
        S3230 [16MY], S8613, S8622 [1JA]
      ------continue certain programs (S. 3240), S3950-S3952, S3959-
        S3969 [12JN], S4118-S4135, S4137-S4141, S4143 [13JN], S4166-
        S4173, S4181, S4195-S4199 [14JN], S4223, S4225, S4235 [18JN], 
        S4262 [19JN], S4313, S4334-S4359 [20JN], S4380-S4405, S4407 
        [21JN], S4455 [25JN], S4833 [10JY], S5175, S5201 [19JY], 
        S5339, S5342, S5343, S5366 [25JY], S5441, S5443, S5447, S5454-
        S5457 [26JY], S5718 [31JY], S5810, S5836 [1AU], S5944-S5947, 
        S5956, S5967 [2AU], S6038, S6039 [10SE], S6087 [11SE], S6312-
        S6315, S6325 [13SE], S6405 [19SE], S6499 [20SE], S6725 [13NO], 
        S6768 [14NO], S7414, S7415 [5DE], S7669, S7670 [6DE], S7735 
        [11DE], S7786 [12DE], S8117, S8118 [18DE], S8169-S8171 [19DE], 
        S8238, S8242 [20DE], S8346 [21DE], S8580-S8583 [31DE]
      ------continue certain programs (S. 3240), motion to proceed, 
        S3714-S3717 [5JN], S3739, S3749-S3756, S3758-S3760, S3762-
        S3764, S3767 [6JN], S3803-S3808, S3816-S3818, S3824, S3828, 
        S3831-S3834 [7JN], S3875-S3877, S3890-S3892 [11JN], S3932, 
        S3935-S3937, S3945, S3949 [12JN]
      ------continue certain programs (S. 3240), motion to recommit, 
        S4350-S4352 [20JN]
      ------continue certain programs (S. 3240), unanimous-consent 
        agreement, S4235 [18JN], S4313, S4351 [20JN]
      ------continue certain programs (S. 3240), unanimous-consent 
        request, S3961 [12JN], S4125, S4126 [13JN]
      ------exempt farms with aboveground fuel storage tanks of a 
        certain size from EPA Spill Prevention, Control, and 
        Countermeasure (SPCC) rule, S3960 [12JN]
      ------prohibit issuance of new EPA rule on municipal and 
        industrial stormwater discharges prior to completion of 
        evaluation of current rule, S3960 [12JN]
      ------prohibit mandatory or compulsory participation in check 
        off programs to provide research and information for a 
        particular commodity or brand, S4281 [19JN]
      ------reduce programs funding to 2008 levels, S4350, S4351 
        [20JN]
      ------strengthen rural communities and foster the next 
        generation of farmers and ranchers, S4270 [19JN]
      ------water conservation programs funding, S4268, S4269 [19JN]
      Air Force: impact of proposed budget cuts on the Air National 
        Guard, S408-S410 [9FE]
      ------prohibit permanent relocation of C-130 aircraft assigned 
        to Pittsburgh 911th Airlift Wing, S8336 [21DE]
      ------restructuring of force relative to Arkansas National Guard 
        A-10 unit based in Fort Smith, AR, S8329, S8330, S8338 [21DE]
      ------submit report evaluating upside potential of Eielson AFB, 
        AK, before dismantling or relocation of assets, S7290 [30NO]
      Armed Forces: authorize military operations in Syria, S1377-
        S1380 [5MR], S3819-S3822 [7JN], S5190-S5193 [19JY], S5934 
        [2AU]
      ------develop and implement a plan for withdrawal of troops from 
        Afghanistan, S7148, S7149, S7151, S7152 [29NO]
      ------limit authority to detain U.S. citizens under 
        authorizations for use of military force, S7018-S7025, S7026 
        [28NO], S7154, S7181, S7188, S7192, S7193 [29NO], S7298 
        [30NO], S7391 [4DE], S8327-S8329, S8332, S8336, S8338 [21DE]
      ------prevent and respond to hazing incidents involving members, 
        S7391 [4DE]
      ------provide for treatment of autism and other developmental 
        disabilities under TRICARE, S7008 [28NO], S7156-S7158 [29NO]
      Army: study effectiveness of Comprehensive Soldier Fitness 
        program, S7205 [29NO]
      Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act: permanently extend and 
        strengthen, S3400-S3402 [22MY], S3477 [23MY]
      BIA: revised funding formula for Indian Reservation Roads 
        program, S692-S696 [15FE]
      Bridges: repairs and reconstruction funding, S4619 [26JN]
      Budget: allocation of funds, S31-S33 [23JA], S57-S59, S60, S63-
        S66 [24JA], S546-S554 [13FE], S586-S593, S599-S603 [14FE], 
        S663, S664, S682-S685 [15FE], S810, S814, S822, S824-S826 
        [16FE], S882 [17FE], S1641 [14MR], S1835, S1836 [20MR], S2121 
        [28MR], S2530-S2532 [19AP], S2747-S2750 [26AP], S3113-S3116 
        [14MY], S3143-S3146 [15MY], S3222 [16MY], S4623 [26JN], S5067 
        [17JY], S5100 [18JY], S5173, S5174 [19JY], S6030-S6032 [10SE], 
        S6321 [13SE], S6478, S6481, S6485-S6488, S6515 [20SE], S6586-
        S6590, S6593-S6595 [21SE], S7714 [11DE]
      ------balance, S29 [23JA]
      ------clarify procedures of sequester established by the Budget 
        Control Act, S5923 [2AU]
      ------comparison between congressional and Obama administration 
        proposals, S6093-S6095 [11SE]
      ------constitutional amendment to require balanced, S3193 
        [16MY], S8449 [27DE]
      ------constitutional amendment to require balanced (S.J. Res. 
        24), S3275 [17MY]
      ------cut and cap Federal spending, enact balanced budget 
        constitutional amendment, and increase statutory debt limit, 
        S2990 [9MY], S3154 [15MY], S5053 [17JY], S7286 [30NO]
      ------establish biennial budget and appropriations processes and 
        enhance oversight and performance of the Federal Government 
        (S. 211), S3143 [15MY]
      ------establish executive line-item veto, S3275 [17MY]
      ------impact of sequestration, S8566 [31DE]
      ------increase statutory debt limit, S4623 [26JN]
      ------modify discretionary spending limits to take into account 
        savings resulting from the reduction in the number of Federal 
        employees and extending the Federal employee pay freeze (S. 
        2065), S323 [2FE], S3758 [6JN], S3938 [12JN]
      ------provide for greater transparency and honesty in Federal 
        budget process (S. 1651), S6257 [12SE], S6317 [13SE]
      ------reconciliation of the concurrent resolution and 
        replacement of sequester established by the Budget Control Act 
        (H.R. 5652), S2989-S2991 [9MY], S3110, S3133 [14MY], S3137 
        [15MY]
      ------reconciliation of the concurrent resolution and 
        replacement of sequester established by the Budget Control Act 
        (H.R. 5652), unanimous-consent request, S3615 [24MY]
      ------reduce discretionary spending limits to offset Highway 
        Trust Fund spending, S1517, S1518, S1530, S1531 [8MR], S1604, 
        S1605 [13MR]
      ------repeal sequestration and replace automatic spending cuts 
        with targeted reforms (S. 3473), S5881 [1AU]
      ------replace the sequester established by the Budget Control 
        Act, S3671 [4JN], S3756-S3758 [6JN]
      ------require detailed reports to Congress on impact of defense 
        and non-defense budget sequestration, S4386-S4388 [21JN]
      ------require the President to provide a report detailing the 
        sequester required by the Budget Control Act (H.R. 5872), 
        S5117, S5119 [18JY], S5173, S5174, S5238 [19JY], S5264 [23JY], 
        S5413 [25JY], S6293, S6296 [13SE], S6412 [19SE]
      ------require the President to provide a report detailing the 
        sequester required by the Budget Control Act (S. 3228), S3740 
        [6JN]
      ------sequestration, S6242, S6243 [12SE], S6479 [20SE]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2012-2022 (S. Con. 
        Res. 42), motion to proceed, S3154 [15MY], S3182-S3222 [16MY], 
        S3246, S3275 [17MY]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2012-2022 (S. Con. 
        Res. 42), unanimous-consent agreement, S3154 [15MY]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2013-2022, S2522-
        S2526 [19AP]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2013-2022 (H. Con. 
        Res. 112), S2015 [26MR], S2231 [29MR], S6031, S6039-S6042, 
        S6044-S6046 [10SE], S6087-S6091, S6095 [11SE], S6250 [12SE], 
        S6295-S6300, S6309-S6312, S6323-S6325 [13SE], S6409-S6411, 
        S6414 [19SE], S6485-S6488 [20SE]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2013-2022 (H. Con. 
        Res. 112), motion to proceed, S3154 [15MY], S3182-S3221 
        [16MY], S3246, S3275 [17MY]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2013-2022 (H. Con. 
        Res. 112), unanimous-consent agreement, S3154 [15MY]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2013-2022 (S. Con. 
        Res. 37), motion to proceed, S3154 [15MY], S3182, S3221 
        [16MY], S3246, S3275 [17MY]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2013-2022 (S. Con. 
        Res. 37), unanimous-consent agreement, S3154 [15MY]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2013-2022 (S. Con. 
        Res. 41), motion to proceed, S3143, S3144, S3154 [15MY], 
        S3182-S3220 [16MY], S3246, S3275 [17MY]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2013-2022 (S. Con. 
        Res. 41), unanimous-consent agreement, S3154 [15MY]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2013-2022 (S. Con. 
        Res. 44), motion to proceed, S3154 [15MY], S3182-S3222 [16MY], 
        S3246, S3275 [17MY]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2013-2022 (S. Con. 
        Res. 44), unanimous-consent agreement, S3154 [15MY]
      Bureau of Reclamation: maintain annual base funding for the 
        Upper Colorado and San Juan Rivers fish recovery programs 
        (H.R. 6060), S8609 [31DE]
      ------water projects funding, S4767 [29JN]
      CFTC: funding, S5960 [2AU]
      Chicago, IL: O'Hare International Airport infrastructure 
        improvement project funding, S382 [7FE]
      Coast Guard: authorizing appropriations (H.R. 2838), S6673 
        [21SE]
      ------authorizing appropriations (H.R. 2838), House amendment, 
        S7972, S7973 [12DE], S8028 [13DE], S8355 [21DE]
      ------clarify restrictions on certain fishing vessels, S7972 
        [12DE]
      ------require study on provision that no survival craft allow a 
        person to be submerged in water include consideration of 
        specific needs of individuals with disabilities, S7972, S7973 
        [12DE]
      Committees of the Senate: committee allocations and budget 
        aggregates, S1832-S1834 [20MR], S4766 [29JN], S8135 [18DE]
      ------revise aggregates and allocation of spending authority, 
        S3405 [22MY], S5053 [17JY]
      Congress: legislative process, S1041-S1046 [27FE], S1063, S1064 
        [28FE], S5052 [17JY], S5100, S5112-S5114 [18JY], S5271-S5275, 
        S5299 [24JY], S5424 [26JY], S5648, S5653 [30JY], S5726 [31JY], 
        S6318, S6321 [13SE], S6396, S6416 [19SE]
      ------prohibit earmarks, S197-S199 [31JA], S244 [1FE], S291-
        S295, S302, S304 [2FE], S671 [15FE]
      ------require each bill enacted be limited to only one subject, 
        S4741-S4743 [29JN]
      Conservation of natural resources: repeal multinational species 
        conservation funds reauthorizations, S6835 [15NO]
      Continuing: making, S5963 [2AU]
      ------making (H.J. Res. 117), S6321, S6322 [13SE], S6393 [19SE], 
        S6501-S6504, S6524 [20SE], S6595, S6596, S6603 [21SE]
      ------making (H.J. Res. 117), motion to proceed, S6405, S6416, 
        S6417 [19SE], S6492, S6495, S6496, S6499 [20SE]
      ------making (H.J. Res. 117), unanimous-consent request, S6418 
        [19SE], S6507 [20SE]
      Contracts: enhance security, increase accountability, and 
        improve Federal contracting for overseas contingency 
        operations, S7205 [29NO]
      Corps of Engineers: clarify cost-sharing requirements for 
        certain activities, S8432, S8438, S8439 [27DE], S8464, S8465 
        [28DE]
      ------flood control projects funding, S8195, S8196 [19DE]
      ------Great Lakes dredging funding, S8196 [19DE]
      ------port deepening projects funding, S1045, S1046 [27FE]
      ------prevent the spread of Asian carp into the Great Lakes and 
        their tributaries, S4742, S4752 [29JN]
      ------require congressional authorization of flood and storm 
        damage risk reduction projects, S8432, S8439, S8441 [27DE], 
        S8468 [28DE]
      ------Savannah Harbor Expansion Project funding, S609 [14FE]
      Crime: provide transportation to crisis centers for battered 
        women in rural areas, S3272, S3273 [17MY]
      Dept. of Agriculture: air quality improvement project funding, 
        S4274 [19JN]
      ------allow communities with rural development project loans to 
        apply for certain other types of loans, S4281 [19JN]
      ------allow community land grant-mercedes and land grant 
        councils access to rural development program funding, S4391 
        [21JN]
      ------allow frontier communities access to rural development 
        program funding, S4391 [21JN]
      ------Biomass Crop Assistance Program funding, S4173 [14JN]
      ------biomass research and development funding, S4172 [14JN]
      ------Community Wood Energy Program biomass cooperatives grant 
        funding, S4353 [20JN]
      ------Conservation Stewardship Program and Environmental Quality 
        Incentives Program funding, S4135, S4139-S4141 [13JN]
      ------eliminate Organic Certification Cost Share and 
        Agricultural Management Assistance Program, S4276, S4277 
        [19JN]
      ------Emergency Forest Restoration Program funding, S8126 
        [18DE], S8476, S8477 [28DE]
      ------encourage partnerships between the National Agriculture 
        Library and educational institutions to support the 
        dissemination of objective and scholarly agricultural and food 
        law research and information, S4345 [20JN]
      ------end State bonus payments for administering the 
        Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, S4272 [19JN]
      ------ensure that farmers are able to buy public varieties of 
        seeds, S4127 [13JN]
      ------ensure that performance bonus payments are used by State 
        agencies only to carry out the Supplemental Nutrition 
        Assistance Program, S4272 [19JN]
      ------extend eligibility for certain emergency loans to 
        commercial fisherman, S4280 [19JN]
      ------Food for Peace program funding, S4130 [13JN]
      ------limit conservation program payments based on adjusted 
        gross income of the producer, S4264 [19JN], S4337 [20JN]
      ------limit crop insurance premium subsidies based on adjusted 
        gross income of the producer, S3950-S3952 [12JN], S4263 
        [19JN], S4355, S4356 [20JN]
      ------limit farm subsidy payments based on adjusted gross income 
        of the producer, S4273 [19JN]
      ------Market Access Program funding, S4263 [19JN], S4336 [20JN]
      ------National Resource Conservation Service Emergency Watershed 
        Protection program funding, S6499, S6524 [20SE], S8444 [27DE]
      ------price supports for milk funding through reductions in 
        Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program funding, S8613 [1JA]
      ------prohibit any entity receiving a business and industry 
        direct or guaranteed loan for a wind energy project from 
        receiving any other Federal benefit, assistance, or incentive 
        for the project, S4275 [19JN]
      ------prohibit funding to allow categorical eligibility for the 
        Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, S4270, S4271 [19JN]
      ------prohibit loan guarantees, S4280 [19JN]
      ------reauthorize and improve the Rural Energy for America 
        Program (S. 2225), S2002 [22MR]
      ------repeal Biorefinery Assistance Program, S4348 [20JN]
      ------repeal Forest Legacy Program, S4340 [20JN]
      ------repeal the nutrition entitlement programs and establish a 
        food stamp block grant program (S. 3602), S6553 [20SE]
      ------require Risk Management Agency and FCIC to use plain 
        language and improve website to make crop insurance more 
        accessible, S4279 [19JN]
      ------revise Housing Act requirements for areas to be considered 
        rural areas, S4348 [20JN]
      ------rural broadband telecommunications services programs 
        funding, S4279 [19JN], S4335, S4343, S4358 [20JN]
      ------Rural Energy for America Program funding, S4170 [14JN]
      ------Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers Program 
        funding, S4390 [21JN]
      ------State Rural Development Partnership funding, S4347 [20JN]
      ------Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program funding, S3964-
        S3968 [12JN], S4278 [19JN], S4352 [20JN], S4393 [21JN], S6087 
        [11SE], S7735 [11DE]
      ------Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program reform, S3832 
        [7JN], S7720 [11DE]
      ------The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) funding 
        through reductions in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance 
        Program funding, S4346 [20JN]
      ------value-added grant program funding, S4267 [19JN]
      Dept. of Defense: across-the-board reduction of civilian 
        workforce, S7391 [4DE]
      ------audit financial statements, S1672 [14MR]
      ------authorize additional Marine Corps personnel for 
        performance of security functions for U.S. embassies, 
        consulates, and other diplomatic facilities abroad, S7006 
        [28NO]
      ------authorize Transition Assistance Advisor Program, S7160 
        [29NO]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities, 
        prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction 
        (H.R. 4310), S6878 [26NO], S7392, S7393 [4DE]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities, 
        prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction 
        (H.R. 4310), conference report, S8273 [20DE], S8325-S8340, 
        S8342, S8359 [21DE]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities, 
        prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction 
        (H.R. 4310), insert S. 3254 language in lieu, S7392 [4DE]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities, 
        prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction 
        (H.R. 4310), unanimous-consent agreement, S7786 [12DE]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities, 
        prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction (S. 
        2467), S2828 [26AP]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities, 
        prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction (S. 
        3254), S4141 [13JN], S4928 [12JY], S5191 [19JY], S5240 [23JY], 
        S5266 [24JY], S6294, S6296, S6320-S6322 [13SE], S6480 [20SE], 
        S6995-S7016, S7018-S7030 [28NO], S7134-S7146, S7148-S7164, 
        S7167-S7206 [29NO], S7279-S7300 [30NO], S7311-S7313, S7323-
        S7332, S7336-S7340 [3DE], S7381-S7393 [4DE], S7454 [5DE], 
        S7680 [6DE], S7699 [10DE]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities, 
        prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction (S. 
        3254), motion to proceed, S6728 [13NO], S6765, S6784 [14NO], 
        S6829, S6833, S6841 [15NO], S6909 [27NO], S6985 [28NO]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities, 
        prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction (S. 
        3254), unanimous-consent agreement, S7194-S7196 [29NO]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities, 
        prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction (S. 
        3254), unanimous-consent request, S6605, S6606 [21SE], S7152 
        [29NO]
      ------clean energy technologies initiatives funding, S3266, 
        S3269 [17MY]
      ------conduct cost-benefit analysis of various green building 
        rating systems, S7388 [4DE], S7454 [5DE]
      ------conduct environmental impact statement and create plan for 
        establishing a missile defense site on the East Coast, S7138-
        S7141, S7204 [29NO]
      ------develop comprehensive policy to prevent and respond to 
        sexual harassment in the Armed Forces, S7142 [29NO]
      ------economic impact of the budget sequester established by the 
        Budget Control Act upon the defense industry, S3757 [6JN]
      ------enhance annual reports regarding sexual assaults involving 
        members of the Armed Forces, S7142 [29NO]
      ------ensure sufficient sizing of civilian and contract services 
        workforces, S7281, S7282 [30NO]
      ------establish drug take-back program, S7205 [29NO]
      ------exempt from certain requirements on the procurement and 
        acquisition of alternative fuels, S6997-S7007, S7009-S7011 
        [28NO], S7144 [29NO], S7299 [30NO], S8331 [21DE]
      ------exhance authorities on admission of defense industry 
        civilian employees to certain Dept. of Defense educational 
        institutions and programs, S7149 [29NO]
      ------funding, S3219 [16MY], S5125 [18JY]
      ------impact of budget sequestration, S4745-S4748 [29JN], S5115-
        S5123, S5126, S5129 [18JY], S5171-S5175 [19JY], S5807 [1AU], 
        S6294-S6296, S6321, S6322 [13SE], S6412 [19SE], S6480 [20SE], 
        S6995, S7001 [28NO], S7654 [6DE]
      ------impose a moratorium on certain actions resulting in 
        personnel reductions and modify notice requirements in advance 
        of permanent, sizable force reductions and base closures, 
        S7159 [29NO]
      ------national missile defense system funding, S5127 [18JY], 
        S6085 [11SE]
      ------permit military police and civilian Dept. of Defense 
        police officers to carry concealed firearms across State 
        lines, S7389 [4DE]
      ------protect and enhance domestic supply chain of battery-grade 
        lithium metal, S7390 [4DE]
      ------provide for auditable financial statements, S6785-S6787 
        [14NO]
      ------provide for disposition of charges involving certain 
        sexual misconduct offenses under the uniform code of military 
        justice through court-martial, S7142 [29NO]
      ------provide for inclusion and command review of information on 
        sexual-related offenses in personnel service records of 
        members of the Armed Forces, S7141 [29NO]
      ------provide reproductive health parity for female 
        servicemembers, S7285 [30NO]
      ------report on the effect of insider attacks upon the progress 
        of the Afghanistan war, S7205 [29NO]
      ------report to Congress on impact of budget sequestration, 
        S3937-S3939 [12JN], S5119 [18JY]
      ------require briefings on dialogue between U.S. and Russia on 
        nuclear arms, missile defense, and long-range conventional 
        strike systems, S7014, S7015 [28NO], S7285 [30NO]
      ------retain certain forms in connection with restricted reports 
        on sexual assault involving members of the Armed Forces, S7141 
        [29NO]
      ------set forth necessary and appropriate standards to guide 
        naval decisions on vessel naming, S7389 [4DE]
      ------small arms weapons and ammunition modernization funding, 
        S5832-S5835 [1AU]
      ------small business contracting reforms, S7299 [30NO]
      ------submit report on feasibility of recycling rare earth 
        elements, S7299 [30NO]
      Dept. of Education: allow State teacher and personnel training 
        and recruitment funds to be used to train school personnel how 
        to recognize child sexual abuse (S. 3173), S3131 [14MY]
      ------clarify scope of District of Columbia Opportunity 
        Scholarship Program for vouchers to provide school choice 
        (H.R. 3237), S47 [23JA]
      Dept. of Energy: Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy 
        funding, S3760 [6JN], S5722 [31JY]
      ------National Nuclear Security Administration nuclear 
        modernization program funding, S814, S815 [16FE]
      Dept. of HHS: Prevention and Public Health Fund funding, S840-
        S842 [16FE], S2893-S2896, S2899-S2906 [7MY], S2933-S2935, 
        S2937-S2944, S2947, S2955 [8MY], S2996-S2998, S3004, S3006-
        S3008, S3013, S3015, S3016, S3024-S3028, S3030, S3031, S3034, 
        S3035 [9MY], S3054-S3057, S3060 [10MY], S3263, S3268 [17MY], 
        S3410 [22MY], S3536 [24MY]
      ------reauthorize certain programs to protect against pandemics 
        and attacks from chemical, biological, radiological, and 
        nuclear weapons (S. 1855), S1476, S1484 [7MR]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: Federal Network Security funding, 
        S6416 [19SE], S6495, S6496 [20SE]
      ------obtain an unqualified audit opinion and improve financial 
        accountability and management (S. 1998), S7125 [28NO]
      Dept. of Justice: eliminate duplicate Violence Against Women Act 
        grant programs and use savings to eliminate backlog of 
        unexamined DNA samples from rape, sexual assault, homicide, 
        kidnapping and other criminal cases, S2777 [26AP]
      ------eliminate unnecessary reporting requirements for unfunded 
        programs under the Office of Justice Programs (H.R. 6189), 
        S6674 [21SE]
      ------extend authorization of Bulletproof Vest Partnership (S. 
        2554), S2930 [7MY]
      ------improve accountability of Violence Against Women Act grant 
        programs, S2773 [26AP]
      ------protect crime victims' rights and reauthorize certain DNA-
        related grant programs (S. 250), S2592 [23AP]
      ------provide Debbie Smith DNA Backlog Grant Program funds for 
        auditing sexual assault evidence backlogs, S2666 [25AP], 
        S2789, S2793, S2796 [26AP]
      ------provide Debbie Smith DNA Backlog Grant Program funds for 
        auditing sexual assault evidence backlogs and establish a 
        Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Registry (S. 3250), S8551 
        [30DE]
      ------provide incentive payments under the Edward Byrne Memorial 
        Justice Assistance Grant (Byrne/JAG) Program for States to 
        implement minimum and enhanced DNA collection processes (H.R. 
        6014), S8516 [28DE]
      Dept. of State: transfer previously appropriated funds to 
        increase security at U.S. embassies, S8442 [27DE]
      Dept. of the Interior: provide full funding for the Payments in 
        Lieu of Taxes program and the Secure Rural Schools and 
        Community-Self Determination Act, S1525-S1528 [8MR], S1609 
        [13MR], S1651 [14MR]
      ------recovery from damage caused by Hurricane Sandy funding, 
        S8484 [28DE]
      Dept. of Transportation: allow funds to be used to repair or 
        reconstruct a bridge on non-National Highway Systems Federal-
        aid highways, S1188 [1MR]
      ------allow States to opt out of requirement to spend certain 
        percentage of surface transportation funds on enhancement 
        projects, S405 [9FE]
      ------establish national safety standards for transit agencies 
        operating heavy rail on fixed guideway, S665 [15FE]
      ------grant States use of Congested Mitigation and Air Quality 
        Improvement Program funds toward transit system programs, 
        S1131 [29FE]
      ------off-system bridge program funding, S1451 [7MR], S1535 
        [8MR], S1602 [13MR]
      ------Projects of National and Regional Significance Program 
        funding, S1131 [29FE]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: establish an open burn pit registry 
        to ensure that Armed Forces members exposed to toxic chemicals 
        and fumes in Afghanistan or Iraq receive information regarding 
        such exposure, S7287 [30NO], S7381 [4DE]
      ------report to Congress a plan to eliminate backlog of benefit 
        claims, S7143-S7145 [29NO]
      Depts. of Agriculture and HHS: establish dietary guidelines for 
        pregnant women and children from birth until the age of 2, 
        S4334 [20JN]
      Depts. of Agriculture and Transportation: conduct study of rural 
        transportation issues relative to movement of agricultural 
        products and domestically produced renewable fuels and 
        resources for electricity production, S4350 [20JN]
      Depts. of Defense and Veterans Affairs: improve and enhance 
        programs and activities on suicide prevention and resilience 
        and behavior health disorders for Armed Forces members and 
        veterans, S7015 [28NO], S7390 [4DE]
      Depts. of Homeland Security and Justice: identify and relocate 
        vehicles in the District of Columbia that are used for non-
        operational purposes for use as replacement of vehicles 
        damaged by Hurricane Sandy, S8261 [20DE], S8462 [28DE]
      Depts. of Transportation and HUD: require notification of 
        Committee on Appropriations (House) and Committee on 
        Appropriations (Senate) and the public of projects selected 
        for certain grants, S8431, S8441 [27DE]
      Disasters: environmental recovery and restoration funding, S8445 
        [27DE]
      Diseases: provide for scientific frameworks relative to 
        recalcitrant cancers, S7162-S7164 [29NO]
      Drug-Free Communities Support Program: extend authorization (S. 
        2159), S1423, S1424 [6MR]
      Economy: avert ``fiscal cliff'' economic crisis by phasing in 
        certain tax increases, work toward comprehensive tax reform, 
        and call for OMB to make recommendations on spending cuts (S. 
        3714), S8548 [30DE]
      ------avert ``fiscal cliff'' economic crisis through bipartisan 
        agreement on taxes and spending, S6715-S6718 [13NO], S6769, 
        S6771, S6773 [14NO], S6829, S6831, S6837-S6841 [15NO], S6878, 
        S6884 [26NO], S6909-S6911, S6919-S6922, S6936 [27NO], S6986-
        S6991, S6993, S6994, S7008, S7012, S7016 [28NO], S7128-S7134, 
        S7165-S7167 [29NO], S7311 [3DE], S7363, S7379-S7381, S7395 
        [4DE], S7406-S7411, S7415-S7420, S7426, S7435-S7437 [5DE], 
        S7643-S7645, S7652, S7654-S7656, S7665, S7667-S7669, S7672-
        S7675, S7677, S7678, S7680 [6DE], S7692, S7695 [10DE], S7712, 
        S7714, S7727, S7730-S7732, S7737, S7740 [11DE], S7753, S7754, 
        S7757, S7760, S7770-S7772, S7779-S7782, S7784, S7792 [12DE], 
        S7991-S7994, S7996, S8005, S8014, S8015, S8019, S8025, S8026, 
        S8029-S8031 [13DE], S8157, S8171-S8175, S8177 [19DE], S8236, 
        S8241, S8245-S8248 [20DE], S8323-S8325, S8345 [21DE], S8383-
        S8385, S8418, S8419 [27DE], S8474, S8478-S8480 [28DE], S8521-
        S8523, S8527-S8530, S8542-S8544 [30DE], S8557-S8572, S8575, 
        S8576, S8578-S8580, S8583-S8586 [31DE], S8611-S8618, S8620, 
        S8622 [1JA], S8641-S8644, S8661-S8663 [2JA]
      ------express that proposed agricultural legislation not 
        manipulate prices or intefere with the free economy, S4280 
        [19JN]
      ------provide a comprehensive deficit reduction plan through 
        dollar for dollar debt ceiling increase and entitlement 
        program reform (S. 3673), S7978 [12DE]
      ------provide for spending reductions through reform and repeal 
        of certain Federal and State programs (H.R. 6684), S8324 
        [21DE]
      Education: anniversary of Pell Grants, S4401 [21JN]
      ------funding, S5943 [2AU], S6088-S6091 [11SE]
      Electric power: infrastructure funding, S4843-S4845 [11JY]
      Energy and water development: making appropriations, S1045, 
        S1046 [27FE]
      EPA: exempt components used in manufacture of ammunition from 
        regulation under the Toxic Substances Control Act, S7161 
        [29NO]
      ------reauthorize the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Restoration 
        Program (S. 3687), S8088 [17DE], S8114 [18DE]
      ------use of aerial surveillance of agricultural operations, 
        S4381, S4382 [21JN]
      Eximbank: make an increase in lending authority contingent upon 
        the Dept. of the Treasury negotiating a phase out of the 
        subsidized export financing program, S3152-S3154, S3157 [15MY]
      ------phase out authority and require President to initiate 
        negotiations with other major exporting countries to end 
        subsidized export financing programs, S3146, S3150 [15MY]
      ------prohibit financing of projects in countries that hold debt 
        instruments of the U.S., S3156 [15MY]
      ------prohibit loans or financing of certain fossil fuel 
        projects or manufacturing of renewable energy products in 
        foreign countries if similar U.S. projects do not receive 
        comparable funding, S3151, S3152, S3157 [15MY]
      ------reauthorize, S1686 [15MR], S1763, S1776, S1777, S1782 
        [19MR], S1817, S1822, S1823, S1830, S1834, S1837, S1841 
        [20MR], S1885 [21MR], S1972, S1974, S1995 [22MR], S2127 
        [28MR], S2486 [18AP]
      ------reauthorize (H.R. 2072), S3146-S3158, S3159 [15MY]
      ------reauthorize (H.R. 2072), motion to proceed, S3051-S3053, 
        S3058, S3062-S3065, S3070 [10MY], S3107, S3123 [14MY], S3137, 
        S3139 [15MY]
      ------reauthorize (H.R. 2072), technical correction (H.R. 5890), 
        S3871 [7JN]
      ------reauthorize (H.R. 2072), unanimous-consent agreement, 
        S3122 [14MY]
      ------reauthorize (H.R. 2072), unanimous-consent request, S3069, 
        S3070 [10MY]
      ------reform, S2950 [8MY]
      FAA: approve applications from airports to authorize private 
        security companies to conduct passenger screening, S383 [7FE]
      ------authorize appropriations to streamline programs, create 
        efficiencies, reduce waste, improve aviation safety and 
        capacity, and provide stable funding for the national aviation 
        system (H.R. 658), conference report, S329, S333-S344 [6FE], 
        S382-S385 [7FE], S4194 [14JN]
      ------authorize appropriations to streamline programs, create 
        efficiencies, reduce waste, improve aviation safety and 
        capacity, and provide stable funding for the national aviation 
        system (H.R. 658), unanimous-consent agreement, S327 [2FE]
      ------Essential Air Service Program funding, S382 [7FE]
      ------extend Airport Improvement Program authority (H.R. 3800), 
        S136 [26JA]
      ------Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) 
        funding, S335, S341 [6FE], S382 [7FE]
      FDA: repeal duplicate programs relating to the inspection and 
        grading of catfish, S4275 [19JN]
      ------require imported catfish be subject to same inspection 
        standards as domestic catfish, S4264 [19JN]
      Federal agencies and departments: consolidate duplicative and 
        overlapping Government programs, S3144 [15MY]
      ------consolidate duplicative and overlapping Government trade 
        programs, S5904-S5907 [2AU]
      ------intensify efforts to identify, prevent, and recover 
        payment error, waste, fraud, and abuse within Federal spending 
        (H.R. 4053), S8308 [20DE], S8357 [21DE]
      ------intensify efforts to identify, prevent, and recover 
        payment error, waste, fraud, and abuse within Federal spending 
        (S. 1409), S5894, S5896 [1AU]
      FEMA: clarify process for Federal reimbursement of State and 
        local emergency response activities, S8430 [27DE]
      ------ensure that Federal disaster assistance is available for 
        the most severe disasters, S8130 [18DE], S8185-S8192 [19DE], 
        S8431, S8438, S8441 [27DE], S8466 [28DE]
      ------extend authorization of National Flood Insurance Program 
        to achieve reforms to improve financial integrity of program 
        and increase role of private markets in management of flood 
        insurance risk (H.R. 1309), S6051 [10SE]
      ------extend the National Flood Insurance Program, S4758 [29JN]
      ------extend the National Flood Insurance Program (H.R. 5740), 
        S3611 [24MY]
      ------extend the National Flood Insurance Program (S. 2344), 
        S2660 [24AP], S2768 [26AP], S2993-S2995 [9MY]
      ------extend the National Flood Insurance Program (S. 2344), 
        unanimous-consent request, S3159, S3160 [15MY]
      ------improve provision of assistance to fire departments, S7167 
        [29NO]
      ------prohibit emergency Federal disaster assistance for 
        commercial fisheries, S8186-S8192 [19DE], S8433, S8434, S8438, 
        S8442 [27DE], S8465-S8467 [28DE]
      ------reauthorize and amend the National Dam Safety Program (S. 
        3362), S4775 [29JN]
      Forest Service: FLAME wildfire suppression reserve fund funding, 
        S4661 [27JN]
      ------hazardous fuel reduction projects funding, S4660 [27JN]
      ------wildland fire management funding, S8128 [18DE], S8429, 
        S8430, S8444 [27DE], S8464 [28DE]
      Forests: trees killed by bark beetles removal funding, S3891 
        [11JN], S4127 [13JN], S4339 [20JN]
      Government: establish a biennial appropriations process with the 
        exception of defense spending and enhance oversight and 
        performance of the Federal Government (S. 1274), S56 [24JA], 
        S6771 [14NO]
      ------increase transparency, S881 [17FE]
      ------making for Dept. of Defense and other Federal departments 
        and agencies, rescind unobligated stimulus funds, and reduce 
        discretionary spending (H.R. 1), S8050-S8060, S8062 [17DE], 
        S8112, S8116-S8118, S8124-S8131, S8133-S8135 [18DE], S8161, 
        S8163, S8164, S8177, S8178, S8184-S8197 [19DE], S8236, S8243-
        S8245, S8261 [20DE], S8341, S8342 [21DE], S8425-S8427, S8429-
        S8445 [27DE], S8462-S8474, S8476-S8497, S8519 [28DE], S8544 
        [30DE], S8639, S8640 [2JA]
      ------making for Dept. of Defense and other Federal departments 
        and agencies, rescind unobligated stimulus funds, and reduce 
        discretionary spending (H.R. 1), unanimous-consent agreement, 
        S8340 [21DE], S8445 [27DE]
      ------prohibit use of emergency spending for persons having 
        serious delinquent tax debts or for deceased individuals, 
        S8433, S8434, S8439 [27DE]
      Human rights: prevent human trafficking in Government 
        contracting, S7153, S7154, S7205 [29NO]
      Hurricanes: disaster assistance to New Jersey for recovery from 
        damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, S6723, S6724 [13NO], S6841-
        S6843 [15NO]
      ------making supplemental appropriations for recovery from 
        damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, S8050, S8052-S8060, S8062 
        [17DE], S8112, S8117, S8118, S8124, S8133-S8135 [18DE], S8161, 
        S8163, S8164, S8177, S8178, S8184-S8197 [19DE], S8243-S8245 
        [20DE], S8341 [21DE], S8425-S8427, S8429-S8445 [27DE], S8462-
        S8474, S8476-S8497, S8519 [28DE], S8544 [30DE], S8639, S8640 
        [2JA]
      ------supplemental appropriations for recovery from damage 
        caused by Hurricane Sandy through reductions in foreign aid 
        funding, S8470-S8472, S8480 [28DE]
      Intelligence services: authorizing appropriations (S. 3454), 
        S5820 [1AU], S8343-S8345 [21DE], S8403 [27DE], S8513 [28DE]
      ------specifically authorize certain funds for intelligence or 
        intelligence-related activity (S. 3314), S4307 [19JN]
      Iran: strengthen sanctions to compel Iran to abandon its pursuit 
        of nuclear weapons and other threatening activities, S7202, 
        S7206 [29NO], S7282, S7283 [30NO], S7390 [4DE], S8337 [21DE]
      Israel: authorize further assistance to Israel for the Iron Dome 
        anti-missile defense system, S7204 [29NO]
      ------authorize further assistance to Israel for the Iron Dome 
        anti-missile defense system (S. 2325), S3420 [22MY]
      Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts: authorizing 
        appropriations (H.R. 4097), S3534 [23MY]
      Korea, Democratic People's Republic of: prohibit food aid, S4339 
        [20JN]
      ------prohibit food aid unless the President issues a national 
        interest waiver, S4338 [20JN]
      Long Island Sound: improve activities to protect watershed, 
        S4283 [19JN]
      Medicare: Medicare Advantage program funding, S2675 [25AP]
      Members of Congress: prohibit receipt of pay after October 1 of 
        any fiscal year in which a concurrent budget resolution and 
        regular appropriations bills have not been approved (S. 1981), 
        S592 [14FE], S3145 [15MY]
      ------prohibit receipt of pay after October 1 of any fiscal year 
        in which a concurrent budget resolution and regular 
        appropriations bills have not been approved (S. 1981), 
        unanimous-consent request, S3154 [15MY]
      Mining and mineral resources: Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund 
        funding, S4755 [29JN]
      NASA: funding, S6305 [13SE]
      National security: provide for greater interagency experience 
        through the development of a national security and homeland 
        security human capital strategy and interagency rotational 
        service by employees, S8359 [21DE]
      National Veterans Business Development Corp.: terminate Federal 
        authorization, S7203 [29NO]
      ------terminate Federal authorization (S. 3281), S3842 [7JN]
      Navy: participation in a memorandum of understanding with the 
        Depts. of Agriculture and Energy Navy to invest in production 
        of advanced aviation and marine biofuels, S7029 [28NO], S7142, 
        S7144-S7146 [29NO], S8331, S8332 [21DE]
      NIH: medical research and development funding, S5924 [2AU]
      NIST: Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership Program 
        funding, S5105 [18JY]
      North American Wetlands Conservation Act: extend authorization 
        of appropriations for allocation to carry out approved 
        wetlands conservation projects (S. 2282), S2256 [29MR]
      North Korean Human Rights Act: reauthorize (H.R. 4240), S6006 
        [2AU]
      ------reauthorize (H.R. 4240), correction in enrollment (S. Con. 
        Res. 58), S6006 [2AU]
      Obama, President: evaluation of administration, S880-S882 
        [17FE], S2298 [16AP], S2614, S2616 [24AP], S2991 [9MY]
      Older Americans Act: reauthorize and improve (S. 2037), S133 
        [26JA]
      ------reauthorize and improve (S. 3562), S6460 [19SE]
      Palau: approve agreement between the U.S. and Palau in response 
        to Super Typhoon Bopha, S8164 [19DE], S8463 [28DE]
      Pediatric Research Equity Act: permanently extend and 
        strengthen, S3400-S3402 [22MY], S3477 [23MY]
      Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc.: funding, S1126 
        [29FE]
      Public debt: allow increase of debt ceiling by Executive order, 
        S7435 [5DE], S7644, S7645 [6DE], S7714 [11DE]
      ------allow increase of debt ceiling by Executive order (S. 
        3664), S7663, S7664, S7668, S7670, S7688 [6DE], S7692 [10DE]
      ------allow increase of debt ceiling by Executive order (S. 
        3664), unanimous-consent request, S7664 [6DE]
      ------disapprove the President's exercise of authority to 
        increase the debt limit (H.J. Res. 98), motion to proceed, 
        S83, S89-S95 [26JA]
      ------disapprove the President's exercise of authority to 
        increase the debt limit (H.J. Res. 98), unanimous-consent 
        agreement, S77 [24JA]
      Public Safety Officers' Benefits Program: improve, S7025-S7029 
        [28NO]
      Railroads: positive railroad control crash avoidance systems 
        implementation, S820 [16FE]
      Roads and highways: extend Federal-aid highway, highway safety, 
        motor carrier safety, transit, and other Highway Trust Fund-
        funded programs, S2209-S2212 [29MR]
      ------extend Federal-aid highway, highway safety, motor carrier 
        safety, transit, and other Highway Trust Fund-funded programs 
        (S. 1813), S364-S366 [7FE], S423-S486 [9FE], S545, S550, S559, 
        S561 [13FE], S585, S587, S593-S595, S599, S605, S607, S609 
        [14FE], S661-S665, S671, S672, S685-S690, S692-S697 [15FE], 
        S818-S822, S826, S832, S836-S838, S842 [16FE], S880, S885, 
        S886, S892 [17FE], S1072, S1073, S1077-S1083, S1085 [28FE], 
        S1104-S1110, S1112-S1139, S1141, S1142, S1155, S1156 [29FE], 
        S1159-S1173, S1179, S1188, S1189 [1MR], S1371-S1373 [2MR], 
        S1376 [5MR], S1405, S1407-S1410 [6MR], S1434, S1435, S1437, 
        S1440-S1443, S1448-S1452 [7MR], S1495-S1497, S1502-S1536 
        [8MR], S1561-S1564, S1572, S1573 [12MR], S1583, S1589-S1606, 
        S1608, S1609 [13MR], S1639, S1641, S1644, S1645, S1647-S1662, 
        S1667 [14MR], S1729 [15MR], S1877 [21MR], S1955, S1986-S1988 
        [22MR], S2009, S2013 [26MR], S2049, S2050, S2056-S2059, S2062, 
        S2076 [27MR], S2135, S2149, S2157 [28MR], S2202-S2204, S2206, 
        S2208, S2209 [29MR], S2314 [16AP], S2384-S2386 [17AP], S2458, 
        S2476, S2487 [18AP], S2590 [23AP], S3067 [10MY]
      ------extend Federal-aid highway, highway safety, motor carrier 
        safety, transit, and other Highway Trust Fund-funded programs 
        (S. 1813), motion to proceed, S400-S406, S414-S417, S420-S423 
        [9FE]
      ------extend Federal-aid highway, highway safety, motor carrier 
        safety, transit, and other Highway Trust Fund-funded programs 
        (S. 1813), unanimous-consent agreement, S838 [16FE], S1455 
        [7MR], S1573 [12MR], S1814 [19MR]
      ------extend Federal-aid highway, highway safety, motor carrier 
        safety, transit, and other Highway Trust Fund-funded programs 
        (S. 1813), unanimous-consent request, S1409, S1410 [6MR]
      ------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. 4281), 
        S2052 [27MR], S2202-S2204, S2206, S2208-S2212 [29MR]
      ------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. 4281), 
        unanimous-consent request, S2209-S2211 [29MR]
      ------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), 
        S2615 [24AP], S2683 [25AP], S3066, S3069 [10MY], S3223 [16MY], 
        S3744 [6JN], S3813, S3815, S3827 [7JN], S3957 [12JN], S4114-
        S4118 [13JN], S4165, S4195 [14JN], S4452 [25JN], S4659 [27JN], 
        S4690 [28JN]
      ------extend Federal-aid highway, highway safety, motor carrier 
        safety, transit, and other Highway Trust Fund-funded programs 
        pending enactment of a multiyear reauthorization (H.R. 4348), 
        conference report, S4699, S4707, S4708, S4710-S4714, S4716 
        [28JN], S4735, S4741-S4744, S4747-S4764 [29JN], S4810-S4812 
        [10JY], S5178 [19JY]
      ------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), 
        insert S. 1813 language in lieu, S2615 [24AP]
      ------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. 6064), 
        S4779 [29JN]
      SBA: reauthorize and improve the Small Business Innovation 
        Research (SBIR) Program and the Small Business Technology 
        Transfer (STTR) Program, S3391 [22MY]
      ------reauthorize the women's business center program (S. 3197), 
        S3281 [17MY]
      ------remove limit on anticipated award price for contracts 
        awarded under the procurement program for women-owned small 
        business concerns, S7203 [29NO]
      Schools: encourage the purchase of pulse crop products for 
        school meals programs, S4271 [19JN]
      SEC: funding, S5960 [2AU]
      Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act: 
        reauthorize, S666 [15FE]
      Senate: legislative priorities, S1607 [13MR], S1642 [14MR], 
        S2747 [26AP], S7652 [6DE]
      ------tribute to Senators and staff who worked on S. 1813, 
        Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21), 
        S1644 [14MR]
      ------tribute to Senators and staff who worked on S. 1925, 
        Violence Against Women Act reauthorization, S2798 [26AP]
      ------tribute to staff who worked on H.R. 4348, Moving Ahead for 
        Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) conference report, 
        S4760 [29JN]
      Senate Rules: prevent creation of duplicative and overlapping 
        Federal programs, S189, S191 [31JA], S307 [2FE], S1512, S1513, 
        S1518, S1528 [8MR]
      Space policy: authorize the President to determine appropriate 
        export controls of satellites and related items based on 
        national security and foreign policy objectives, S7389 [4DE]
      Sports: violation of Budget Control Act by legislation to 
        protect and enhance opportunities for recreational fishing, 
        hunting, and shooting, S6885-S6891 [26NO]
      SSA: reauthorize Work Incentives Planning and Assistance 
        program, S4767 [29JN]
      Strategic Petroleum Reserve: authorize drawdown of oil reserves 
        to lower gasoline price levels, S1709 [15MR]
      Syria: establish no-fly zone, S7386-S7389 [4DE]
      Trafficking Victims Protection Act: authorize appropriations and 
        enhance measures to combat trafficking in persons (S. 1301), 
        S7693, S7695, S7698, S7699 [10DE], S8035 [13DE]
      Transportation: authorize funds for Federal-aid highway, public 
        transportation, and highway and motor carrier safety programs 
        (H.R. 7), S585, S587 [14FE]
      ------encourage use of private-public partnerships to invest in 
        public transportation projects, S4755 [29JN]
      ------ensure transit agencies that partner with community 
        colleges on job training programs are eligible for Federal 
        grants, S842 [16FE]
      ------use of Social Security, Medicare, and other trust funds to 
        fund the Highway Trust Fund, S4690 [28JN]
      U.S. Fire Administration: reauthorize (S. 2218), S1938 [21MR]
      Veterans: 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, S7391 [4DE]
      Violence Against Women Act: ensure access to assistance programs 
        regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity, S2776 
        [26AP], S3678 [4JN], S5288-S5291 [24JY], S5844 [1AU], S6300, 
        S6302, S6303 [13SE]
      ------ensure protection for immigrant victims of domestic 
        violence and crime, S5288-S5291 [24JY], S5843, S5844 [1AU], 
        S6300, S6302, S6303 [13SE]
      ------reauthorize (H.R. 4970), S3160, S3162, S3164 [15MY], S3227 
        [16MY], S3678 [4JN], S3958 [12JN]
      ------reauthorize (H.R. 4970), unanimous-consent request, S3615 
        [24MY], S5845 [1AU]
      ------reauthorize (S. 1925), S2204 [29MR], S2307 [16AP], S2698-
        S2720 [25AP], S2746, S2750-S2799, S2801, S2806 [26AP], S3160, 
        S3162, S3164 [15MY], S3217, S3226 [16MY], S3272, S3273 [17MY], 
        S3295 [21MY], S3678 [4JN], S3815 [7JN], S3958 [12JN], S4853 
        [11JY], S5288-S5291, S5295 [24JY], S5347-S5349 [25JY], S5422-
        S5424, S5444 [26JY], S5842-S5846 [1AU], S5968 [2AU], S6300-
        S6305 [13SE], S6521 [20SE], S6767 [14NO], S7207 [29NO], S7657-
        S7659 [6DE], S7698, S7699 [10DE], S7741 [11DE], S8034 [13DE], 
        S8295 [20DE]
      ------reauthorize (S. 1925), motion to proceed, S2370 [17AP], 
        S2457, S2471, S2477 [18AP], S2519, S2530, S2533, S2534 [19AP], 
        S2559, S2560, S2579, S2587, S2591, S2592, S2593 [23AP], S2613-
        S2616, S2630 [24AP], S2663-S2667, S2669, S2670, S2680-S2682 
        [25AP]
      ------reauthorize (S. 1925), unanimous-consent agreement, S2697 
        [25AP]
      ------reauthorize (S. 2338), S2603 [23AP], S2660 [24AP]
      War: recognize impact of financial costs on U.S. economy and 
        refocus efforts on addressing domestic priorities, S4659 
        [27JN], S5124 [18JY], S8559 [31DE]
      Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority: funding, S665 
        [15FE]
      Water: amend consumer confidence reporting requirements for 
        community water systems, S4383 [21JN]
      ------infrastructure upgrade and modernization funding, S5186 
        [19JY]
      Water Resources Research Act: reauthorize grants for and require 
        applied water supply research regarding water resources 
        research and technology institutes (S. 2104), S615 [14FE]
  Reports
      Budget Scorekeeping: CBO, S120 [26JA]
      Status of the Budget: Committee on the Budget (House), H177-H180 
        [25JA], H3097-H3100 [17MY]
      Tribal Criminal Jurisdiction Over Non-Indians in the Violence 
        Against Women Act Reauthorization and the SAVE Native Women 
        Act: Jane M. Smith and Richard M. Thompson II, Congressional 
        Research Service, S2787 [26AP]
  Reports filed
      Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, and Related Agencies 
        Programs Appropriations: Committee on Appropriations (House) 
        (H.R. 5973) (H. Rept. 112-542), H3914 [20JN]
      ------Committee on Appropriations (Senate) (S. 2375) (S. Rept. 
        112-163), S2819 [26AP]
      Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act: Committee on 
        Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry (Senate) (S. 3240), S3630 
        [24MY]
      ------Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry (Senate) 
        (S. 3240) (S. Rept. 112-203), S6062 [10SE]
      Allocation to Subcommittees of Budget Totals: Committee on 
        Appropriations (House) (H. Rept. 112-489), H3166 [22MY]
      ------Committee on Appropriations (Senate) (S. Rept. 112-156), 
        S2545 [19AP]
      ------Committee on Appropriations (Senate) (S. Rept. 112-160), 
        S2730 [25AP]
      ------Committee on Appropriations (Senate) (S. Rept. 112-175), 
        S3976 [12JN]
      ------Committee on Appropriations (Senate) (S. Rept. 112-252), 
        S8138 [18DE]
      American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act: Committee on 
        Transportation (House) (H.R. 7) (H. Rept. 112-397), H696 
        [13FE]
      American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Financing Act: Committee 
        on Ways and Means (House) (H.R. 3864) (H. Rept. 112-396), H696 
        [13FE]
      Baseline Reform Act: Committee on the Budget (House) (H.R. 3578) 
        (H. Rept. 112-378), H218 [31JA]
      Budget and Accounting Transparency Act: Committee on the Budget 
        (House) (H.R. 3581) (H. Rept. 112-380), H218 [31JA]
      Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Act: Committee on the 
        Judiciary (Senate) (S. 2554), S3279 [17MY]
      ------Committee on the Judiciary (Senate) (S. 2554) (S. Rept. 
        112-182), S4950 [12JY]
      Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network Reauthorization: 
        Committee on Environment and Public Works (Senate) (S. 1740) 
        (S. Rept. 112- 139), S131 [26JA]
      Child and Elderly Missing Alert Program: Committee on the 
        Judiciary (House) (H.R. 4305) (H. Rept. 112-649), H5764 [10SE]
      Child Protection and Safety Act Programs Relative to Sex 
        Offender Management and Registration Reauthorization: 
        Committee on the Judiciary (House) (H.R. 3796) (H. Rept. 112-
        637), H5524 [31JY]
      Coast Guard Appropriations: Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
        Transportation (Senate) (S. 1665) (S. Rept. 112-135), S131 
        [26JA]
      Committees of the House Expenses Adjustment: Committee on House 
        Administration (House) (H. Res. 496) (H. Rept. 112-362), H25 
        [17JA]
      Consideration of Conference Report on H.R. 658, FAA 
        Modernization and Reform Act: Committee on Rules (House) (H. 
        Res. 533) (H. Rept. 112-382), H373 [1FE]
      Consideration of Conference Report on H.R. 4310, Dept. of 
        Defense Appropriations for Military Activities, Prescribing 
        Personnel Strengths, and Military Construction: Committee on 
        Rules (House) (H. Res. 840) (H. Rept. 112-707), H7359 [19DE]
      Consideration of Conference Report on H.R. 4348, Moving Ahead 
        for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21): Committee on 
        Rules (House) (H. Res. 717) (H. Rept. 112-558), H4603 [28JN]
      Consideration of H. Con. Res. 112, Setting Forth the Federal 
        Budget for 2013-2022: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 597) 
        (H. Rept. 112-423), H1641 [27MR]
      Consideration of H.J. Res. 98, Disapprove the President's 
        Exercise of Authority To Increase the Debt Limit: Committee on 
        Rules (House) (H. Res. 515) (H. Rept. 112-365), H25 [17JA]
      Consideration of H.J. Res. 117, Continuing Appropriations and 
        H.R. 6365, National Security and Job Protection Act: Committee 
        on Rules (House) (H. Res. 778) (H. Rept. 112-667), H5922 
        [12SE]
      Consideration of H.R. 7, American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs 
        Act: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 547) (H. Rept. 112-
        398), H725 [14FE]
      Consideration of H.R. 436, Health Care Cost Reduction Act and 
        H.R. 5882, Legislative Branch of the Government 
        Appropriations: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 679) (H. 
        Rept. 112-518), H3577 [6JN]
      Consideration of H.R. 3521, Expedited Line-Item Veto and 
        Rescissions Act: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 540) (H. 
        Rept. 112-389), H567 [7FE]
      Consideration of H.R. 3578, Baseline Reform Act and H.R. 3582, 
        Pro-Growth Budgeting Act: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 
        534) (H. Rept. 112-383), H373 [1FE]
      Consideration of H.R. 3581, Budget and Accounting Transparency 
        Act: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 539) (H. Rept. 112-
        388), H511 [6FE]
      Consideration of H.R. 4281, Surface Transportation Extension 
        Act: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 600) (H. Rept. 112-
        424), H1739 [28MR]
      Consideration of H.R. 4310, Dept. of Defense Appropriations for 
        Military Activities, Personnel Strengths, and Military 
        Construction: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 656) (H. 
        Rept. 112-481), H2712 [15MY]
      ------Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 661) (H. Rept. 112-
        485), H2811 [16MY]
      Consideration of H.R. 4348, Highway Programs Reauthorization, 
        TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline Permitting Approval, and Gulf 
        Coast States Resources and Economy Restoration: Committee on 
        Rules (House) (H. Res. 619) (H. Rept. 112-446), H1914 [17AP]
      Consideration of H.R. 4970, Violence Against Women Act 
        Reauthorization: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 656) (H. 
        Rept. 112-481), H2712 [15MY]
      Consideration of H.R. 5325, Energy and Water Development 
        Appropriations: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 667) (H. 
        Rept. 112-504), H3265 [30MY]
      Consideration of H.R. 5326, Science, Depts. of Justice and 
        Commerce, and Related Agencies Appropriations: Committee on 
        Rules (House) (H. Res. 643) (H. Rept. 112-464), H2316 [7MY]
      Consideration of H.R. 5652, Sequester Replacement Reconciliation 
        Act: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 648) (H. Rept. 112-
        472), H2565 [9MY]
      Consideration of H.R. 5743, Intelligence Services 
        Appropriations: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 667) (H. 
        Rept. 112-504), H3265 [30MY]
      Consideration of H.R. 5854, Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, 
        and Related Agencies Appropriations for Military Construction 
        and Veterans' Services: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 
        667) (H. Rept. 112-504), H3265 [30MY]
      Consideration of H.R. 5855, Dept. of Homeland Security 
        Appropriations: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 667) (H. 
        Rept. 112-504), H3265 [30MY]
      Consideration of H.R. 5856, Dept. of Defense Appropriations: 
        Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 717) (H. Rept. 112-558), 
        H4603 [28JN]
      Consideration of H.R. 5972, Depts. of Transportation and HUD and 
        Related Agencies Appropriations: Committee on Rules (House) 
        (H. Res. 697) (H. Rept. 112-545), H3974 [21JN]
      Consideration of H.R. 5973, Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, 
        and Related Agencies Programs Appropriations: Committee on 
        Rules (House) (H. Res. 697) (H. Rept. 112-545), H3974 [21JN]
      Consideration of H.R. 6020, Financial Services and General 
        Government Appropriations: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 
        717) (H. Rept. 112-558), H4603 [28JN]
      Consideration of H.R. 6684, Spending Reduction Act and Senate 
        Amendment to H.J. Res. 66, Permanent Tax Relief for Families 
        and Small Businesses Act: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 
        841) (H. Rept. 112-708), H7359 [19DE]
      Delaware River Basin Conservation Act: Committee on Environment 
        and Public Works (Senate) (S. 1266) (S. Rept. 112-183), S5046 
        [16JY]
      Dept. of Defense Appropriations: Committee on Appropriations 
        (House) (H.R. 5856) (H. Rept. 112-493), H3171 [25MY]
      ------Committee on Appropriations (Senate) (H.R. 5856) (S. Rept. 
        112-196), S5976 [2AU]
      Dept. of Defense Appropriations for Military Activities, 
        Prescribing Personnel Strengths, and Military Construction: 
        Committee of Conference (H.R. 4310) (H. Rept. 112-705), H7263 
        [18DE]
      ------Committee on Armed Services (House) (H.R. 4310) (H. Rept. 
        112-479), H2662 [11MY], H2712 [15MY]
      ------Committee on Armed Services (Senate) (S. 3254) (S. Rept. 
        112-173), S3688 [4JN]
      Dept. of Homeland Security Appropriations: Committee on 
        Appropriations (House) (H.R. 5855) (H. Rept. 112-492), H3171 
        [25MY]
      ------Committee on Appropriations (Senate) (S. 3216) (S. Rept. 
        112-169), S3422 [22MY]
      Dept. of Homeland Security Improved Financial Accountability 
        Act: Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs 
        (Senate) (S. 1998) (S. Rept. 112-230), S6744 [13NO]
      Dept. of Homeland Security Programs Authorization: Committee on 
        Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (Senate) (S. 1546) 
        (S. Rept. 112-249), S8041 [13DE]
      Dept. of Justice Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant 
        (Byrne/JAG) Program Reauthorization: Committee on the 
        Judiciary (House) (H.R. 6062) (H. Rept. 112-636), H5524 [31JY]
      Dept. of Justice Missing Alzheimer's Disease Patient Alert 
        Program Reauthorization: Committee on the Judiciary (House) 
        (H.R. 2800) (H. Rept. 112-651), H5764 [10SE]
      Dept. of Justice Protection of Crime Victims' Rights and Certain 
        DNA-Related Grant Programs Reauthorization: Committee on the 
        Judiciary (Senate) (S. 250), S4417 [21JN]
      Dept. of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs 
        Appropriations: Committee on Appropriations (House) (H.R. 
        5857) (H. Rept. 112-494), H3171 [25MY]
      ------Committee on Appropriations (Senate) (S. 3241) (S. Rept. 
        112-172), S3630 [24MY]
      Dept. of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies 
        Appropriations: Committee on Appropriations (House) (H.R. 
        2584) (H. Rept. 112-589), H4774 [10JY]
      Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies 
        Appropriations for Military Construction and Veterans' 
        Services: Committee on Appropriations (House) (H.R. 5854) (H. 
        Rept. 112-491), H3171 [25MY]
      ------Committee on Appropriations (Senate) (S. 3215) (S. Rept. 
        112-168), S3422 [22MY]
      Depts. of Labor, HHS, and Education, and Related Agencies 
        Appropriations: Committee on Appropriations (Senate) (S. 3295) 
        (S. Rept. 112-176), S4203 [14JN]
      Depts. of Transportation and HUD and Related Agencies 
        Appropriations: Committee on Appropriations (House) (H.R. 
        5972) (H. Rept. 112-541), H3914 [20JN]
      ------Committee on Appropriations (Senate) (S. 2322) (S. Rept. 
        112-157), S2545 [19AP]
      Drug-Free Communities Support Program Authorization Extension: 
        Committee on the Judiciary (Senate) (S. 2159), S2242 [29MR]
      Elementary and Secondary Education Act Amendment: Committee on 
        Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (Senate) (S. 3578) (S. 
        Rept. 112-221), S6545 [20SE]
      Endangered Fish Recovery Programs Extension Act: Committee on 
        Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 6060) (H. Rept. 112-672), 
        H6059 [14SE]
      Energy and Water Development Appropriations: Committee on 
        Appropriations (House) (H.R. 5325) (H. Rept. 112-462), H2316 
        [7MY]
      ------Committee on Appropriations (Senate) (S. 2465) (S. Rept. 
        112-164), S2819 [26AP]
      EPA Lake Pontchartrain Basin Restoration Program 
        Reauthorization: Committee on Environment and Public Works 
        (Senate) (S. 3264) (S. Rept. 112-185), S5046 [16JY]
      Expedited Line-Item Veto and Rescissions Act: Committee on Rules 
        (House) (H.R. 3521) (H. Rept. 112-364), H439 [2FE]
      ------Committee on the Budget (House) (H.R. 3521) (H. Rept. 112-
        364), H25 [17JA]
      FAA Modernization and Reform Act: Committee of Conference (H.R. 
        658) (H. Rept. 112-381), H373 [1FE]
      Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act: Committee on 
        Agriculture (House) (H.R. 6083) (H. Rept. 112-669), H5999 
        [13SE]
      Financial Services and General Government Appropriations: 
        Committee on Appropriations (House) (H.R. 6020) (H. Rept. 112-
        550), H4063 [26JN]
      ------Committee on Appropriations (Senate) (S. 3301) (S. Rept. 
        112-177), S4203 [14JN]
      GAO Improvement Act: Committee on Homeland Security and 
        Governmental Affairs (Senate) (S. 237) (S. Rept. 112-159), 
        S2655 [24AP]
      Highway Investment, Job Creation and Economic Growth Act: 
        Committee on Finance (Senate) (S. 2132) (S. Rept. 112-152), 
        S1049 [27FE]
      Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Improvement Act: 
        Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs 
        (Senate) (S. 1409) (S. Rept. 112-181), S4950 [12JY]
      ------Committee on Oversight and Government Reform (House) (H.R. 
        4053) (H. Rept. 112-698), H6578 [30NO]
      Intelligence Services Appropriations: Committee on Intelligence 
        (Senate, Select) (S. 3454) (S. Rept. 112-192), S5658 [30JY]
      Intelligence Services Appropriations (H.R. 5743) (H. Rept. 112-
        490), H3166 [22MY]
      Juvenile Accountability Block Grant Reauthorization and the 
        Bullying Prevention and Intervention Act: Committee on the 
        Judiciary (House) (H.R. 6019) (H. Rept. 112-582), H4683 [9JY]
      Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Appropriations: Committee 
        on Transportation and Infrastructure (House) (H.R. 4097) (H. 
        Rept. 112-457), H2266 [27AP]
      Legally Binding Budget Act: Committee on Rules (House) (H.R. 
        3575) (H. Rept. 112-379), H218 [31JA]
      Legislative Branch of the Government Appropriations: Committee 
        on Appropriations (House) (H.R. 5882) (H. Rept. 112-511), 
        H3404 [1JN]
      ------Committee on Appropriations (Senate) (H.R. 5882) (S. Rept. 
        112-197), S5976 [2AU]
      Motor Vehicle and Highway Safety Improvement Act: Committee on 
        Commerce, Science, and Transportation (Senate) (S. 1449), 
        S6800 [14NO]
      ------Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation 
        (Senate) (S. 1449) (S. Rept. 112-261), S8363 [21DE]
      Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21): 
        Committee of Conference (H.R. 4348) (H. Rept. 112-557), H4603 
        [28JN]
      ------Committee on Environment and Public Works (Senate) (S. 
        1813), S350 [6FE]
      National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Establishment Act 
        Reauthorization and Amendments: Committee on Environment and 
        Public Works (Senate) (S. 1494) (S. Rept. 112-215), S6451 
        [19SE]
      Natural Hazards Risk Reduction Act: Committee on Commerce, 
        Science, and Transportation (Senate) (S. 646) (S. Rept. 112-
        150), S1049 [27FE]
      ------Committee on Science, Space, and Technology (House) (H.R. 
        3479) (H. Rept. 112-666), H5922 [12SE]
      North American Wetlands Conservation Extension Act: Committee on 
        Environment and Public Works (Senate) (S. 2282) (S. Rept. 112-
        217), S6451 [19SE]
      North Korean Human Rights Act Reauthorization: Committee on 
        Foreign Relations (Senate) (H.R. 4240), S5133 [18JY]
      Northwest Straits Marine Conservation Initiative Act 
        Reauthorizartion: Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
        Transportation (Senate) (S. 962) (S. Rept. 112-151), S1049 
        [27FE]
      Pro-Growth Budgeting Act: Committee on the Budget (House) (H.R. 
        3582) (H. Rept. 112-377), H218 [31JA]
      Reporting Efficiency Improvement Act: Committee on the Judiciary 
        (House) (H.R. 6189) (H. Rept. 112-648), H5764 [10SE]
      Same-Day Consideration of Resolutions Allowing Consideration of 
        Certain Legislation: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 643) 
        (H. Rept. 112-464), H2316 [7MY]
      Science, Depts. of Justice and Commerce, and Related Agencies 
        Appropriations: Committee on Appropriations (House) (H.R. 
        5326) (H. Rept. 112-463), H2316 [7MY]
      ------Committee on Appropriations (Senate) (S. 2323) (S. Rept. 
        112-158), S2545 [19AP]
      Sequester Replacement Act: Committee on the Budget (House) (H.R. 
        4966) (H. Rept. 112-469), H2565 [9MY]
      Sequester Replacement Reconciliation Act: Committee on the 
        Budget (House) (H.R. 5652) (H. Rept. 112-470), H2565 [9MY]
      Sequestration Transparency Act: Committee on the Budget (House) 
        (H.R. 5872) (H. Rept. 112-577), H4683 [9JY]
      Setting Forth the Federal Budget for 2013-2022: Committee on the 
        Budget (House) (H. Con. Res. 112) (H. Rept. 112-421), H1570 
        [26MR]
      Suballocation of Budget Allocations for Fiscal Year 2013: 
        Committee on Appropriations (House) (H. Rept. 112-465), H2441 
        [8MY]
      Supporting Employee Competency and Updating Readiness 
        Enhancements for (SECURE) Facilities Act: Committee on 
        Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (Senate) (S. 772) 
        (S. Rept. 112-202), S5976 [2AU]
      Transportation Security Administration Transportation Worker 
        Identification Credentials (TWIC) Applicants To Remotely Apply 
        for Issuance, Renewal, or Activation: Committee on Homeland 
        Security (House) (H.R. 3173) (H. Rept. 112-523), H3706 [15JN]
      U.N. Population Fund (UNFPA) Funding Prohibition: Committee on 
        Foreign Affairs (House) (H.R. 2059) (H. Rept. 112-361), H25 
        [17JA]
      U.S. Fire Administration Reauthorization: Committee on Homeland 
        Security and Governmental Affairs (Senate) (S. 2218) (S. Rept. 
        112-180), S4950 [12JY]
      Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization: Committee on the 
        Judiciary (House) (H.R. 4970) (H. Rept. 112-480), H2712 [15MY]
      Water Resources Research Act Grants Reauthorization for and 
        Applied Water Supply Research Regarding Water Resources 
        Research and Technology Institutes: Committee on Environment 
        and Public Works (Senate) (S. 2104) (S. Rept. 112-189), S5211 
        [19JY]
  Resolutions by organizations
      Constitutional amendment to require a balanced budget: Alabama 
        State Legislature, S8450 [27DE]
      National security and veterans' benefits funding: El Paso 
        County, TX, Commissioners Court, E439 [26MR]
  Rulings of the Chair
      Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military 
        activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military 
        construction (S. 3254), S7285 [30NO]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5856), H4943, H4977, H4992 
        [18JY], H5029, H5043, H5058, H5062 [19JY]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: making appropriations (H.R. 5855), 
        H3537 [6JN], H3622 [7JN]
      Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations for military construction and veterans' 
        services (H.R. 5854), H3341 [31MY]
      Depts. of Transportation and HUD and related agencies: making 
        appropriations (H.R. 5972), H4038, H4041, H4051 [26JN], H4101, 
        H4104, H4111, H4118, H4119, H4125, H4144 [27JN]
      Energy and water development: making appropriations (H.R. 5325), 
        H3371 [1JN], H3464 [5JN], H3492 [6JN]
      Government: making for Dept. of Defense and other Federal 
        departments and agencies, rescind unobligated stimulus funds, 
        and reduce discretionary spending (H.R. 1), S8464, S8482 
        [28DE]
  Statements
      American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act: Executive Office of 
        the President, H745 [15FE]
      Fair Market Values and the Budgetary Treatment of Federal 
        Credit--Comment on Center on Budget and Policy Priorities' 
        Release on H.R. 3581: Marvin Phaup, H539 [7FE]
      Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act: Executive Office of the 
        President, H1237 [7MR]
      Ryan Budget Plan: Bruce Bartlett, S6095 [11SE]
      Tax Expenditures and Budget Rescission Authority: Representative 
        McCollum, H605 [8FE]
      Violence Against Women Act Anniversary: Attorney General Holder, 
        S6302 [13SE]
      Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization: Executive Office of 
        the President, S2594 [23AP], S3228 [16MY]
  Summaries
      GAO Reports Addressing Violence Against Women Act Grants and/or 
        Dept. of Justice Office of Violence Against Women, S2780 
        [26AP]
      Juvenile Accountability Block Grant Reauthorization and the 
        Bullying Prevention and Intervention Act (H.R. 6019), H7494 
        [31DE]
  Tables
      Budget aggregates, S1832 [20MR], S4766 [29JN], S8135, S8136 
        [18DE], H1975 [18AP], H3101 [17MY], H3165 [22MY], H3575 [6JN], 
        H3659 [7JN], H4772 [10JY], H5627 [1AU]
      Committee on Appropriations (Senate) budget allocations, S4767 
        [29JN], S8136 [18DE]
      Committee on Appropriations (Senate) budget authority and outlay 
        allocations revisions, S4767 [29JN], S8136 [18DE]
      Dept. of Defense appropriations (H.R. 5856), H4928-H4934 [18JY]
      Depts. of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and related agencies 
        appropriations for military construction and veterans' 
        services (H.R. 5854), H3311-H3314 [31MY]
      Depts. of Transportation and HUD and related agencies 
        appropriations (H.R. 5972), H4080-H4095 [27JN]
      Direct spending legislation--Committee on Ways and Means (House) 
        allocation for resolution changes, H5627 [1AU]
      Energy and water development appropriations (H.R. 5325), H3348-
        H3351 [31MY]
      Legislative branch of the Government appropriations (H.R. 5882), 
        H3667-H3669 [8JN]
      Science, Depts. of Justice and Commerce, and related agencies 
        appropriations (H.R. 5326), H2348-H2353 [8MY]
      Senate committee budget authority and outlay allocations: 2012, 
        S1832, S1833 [20MR]
      Senate pay-as-you-go scorecard, S1832 [20MR]
      Social Security aggregates, S1832 [20MR]
  Testimonies
      Dept. of Justice's Guidance on Access to Pools and Spas Under 
        the Americans With Disabilities Act: National Disability 
        Rights Network, H2397 [8MY]
  Texts of
      H. Con. Res. 112, setting forth the Federal budget for 2013-
        2022, H1699-H1705 [28MR]
      H. Con. Res. 132, GPO funding for printing of updated version of 
        ``Hispanic Americans in Congress'' and production of 
        electronic versions of certain other House documents, H5744 
        [10SE]
      H. Res. 496, adjust amount provided for expenses of certain 
        committees of the House, H312 [1FE]
      H. Res. 515, consideration of H.J. Res. 98, disapprove the 
        President's exercise of authority to increase the debt limit, 
        H46 [18JA]
      H. Res. 516, express that passage of a fiscal year 2013 Federal 
        budget is of national importance, H143 [24JA]
      H. Res. 533, consideration of conference report on H.R. 658, FAA 
        Modernization and Reform Act, H445 [3FE]
      H. Res. 534, consideration of H.R. 3578, Baseline Reform Act and 
        H.R. 3582, Pro-Growth Budgeting Act, H387 [2FE]
      H. Res. 539, consideration of H.R. 3581, Budget and Accounting 
        Transparency Act, H523 [7FE]
      H. Res. 540, consideration of H.R. 3521, Expedited Line-Item 
        Veto and Rescissions Act, H593 [8FE]
      H. Res. 547, consideration of H.R. 7, American Energy and 
        Infrastructure Jobs Act, H740 [15FE]
      H. Res. 597, consideration of H. Con. Res. 112, setting forth 
        the Federal budget for 2013-2022, H1654 [28MR]
      H. Res. 600, consideration of H.R. 4281, Surface Transportation 
        Extension Act, H1744 [29MR]
      H. Res. 619, consideration of H.R. 4348, highway programs 
        reauthorization, TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline permitting 
        approval, and Gulf Coast States resources and economy 
        restoration, H1925 [18AP]
      H. Res. 643, consideration of H.R. 5326, science, Depts. of 
        Justice and Commerce, and related agencies appropriations and 
        same-day consideration of resolutions allowing consideration 
        of certain legislation, H2337 [8MY]
      H. Res. 648, consideration of H.R. 5652, Sequester Replacement 
        Reconciliation Act, H2573 [10MY]
      H. Res. 656, consideration of H.R. 4970, Violence Against Women 
        Act reauthorization and H.R. 4310, Dept. of Defense 
        appropriations for military activities, prescribing personnel 
        strengths, and military construction, H2726 [16MY]
      H. Res. 661, consideration of H.R. 4310, Dept. of Defense 
        appropriations for military activities, prescribing personnel 
        strengths, and military construction, H2827 [17MY]
      H. Res. 667, consideration of H.R. 5325, energy and water 
        development appropriations, H3282 [31MY]
      H. Res. 667, consideration of H.R. 5743, intelligence services 
        appropriations, H3282 [31MY]
      H. Res. 667, consideration of H.R. 5854, Depts. of Defense, 
        Veterans Affairs, and related agencies appropriations for 
        military construction and veterans' services, H3282 [31MY]
      H. Res. 667, consideration of H.R. 5855, Dept. of Homeland 
        Security appropriations, H3282 [31MY]
      H. Res. 679, consideration of H.R. 436, Protect Medical 
        Innovation Act and H.R. 5882, legislative branch of the 
        Government appropriations, H3589 [7JN]
      H. Res. 697, consideration of H.R. 5972, Depts. of 
        Transportation and HUD and related agencies appropriations and 
        H.R. 5973, agriculture, rural development, FDA, and related 
        agencies programs appropriations, H4017 [26JN]
      H. Res. 717, consideration of H.R. 4348, Moving Ahead for 
        Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21), H4609 [29JN]
      H. Res. 717, consideration of H.R. 5856, Dept. of Defense 
        appropriations, H4609 [29JN]
      H. Res. 717, consideration of H.R. 6020, financial services and 
        general Government appropriations, H4609 [29JN]
      H. Res. 778, consideration of H.J. Res. 117, continuing 
        appropriations and consideration of H.R. 6365, National 
        Security and Job Protection Act, H5939 [13SE]
      H. Res. 825, concur in Senate amendments with an amendment to 
        H.R. 2838, Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act, H6626-
        H6640 [5DE]
      H. Res. 829, return to Senate, S. 3254, and Senate amendment to 
        H.R. 4310, Dept. of Defense appropriations for military 
        activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military 
        construction, H6739 [12DE]
      H. Res. 840, consideration of conference report on H.R. 4310, 
        Dept. of Defense appropriations for military activities, 
        prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction, 
        H7365 [20DE]
      H. Res. 841, consideration of H.R. 6684, Spending Reduction Act 
        and Senate amendment to H.J. Res. 66, Permanent Tax Relief for 
        Families and Small Businesses Act, H7374 [20DE]
      H.J. Res. 98, disapprove the President's exercise of authority 
        to increase the debt limit, H54 [18JA]
      H.J. Res. 117, continuing appropriations, H5949-H5953 [13SE]
      H.R. 1, Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, S8486-S8496 [28DE]
      H.R. 2072, Eximbank reauthorization, H2460-H2464 [9MY]
      H.R. 2146, Digital Accountability and Transparency (DATA) Act, 
        H2082-H2091 [25AP]
      H.R. 2800, Dept. of Justice Missing Alzheimer's Disease Patient 
        Alert Program reauthorization, H5790 [11SE]
      H.R. 2903, FEMA programs and activities reauthorization, H6104-
        H6110 [19SE]
      H.R. 3173, Transportation Security Administration allowance of 
        transportation worker identification credentials (TWIC) 
        applicants to remotely apply for issuance, renewal, or 
        activation, H4015 [26JN]
      H.R. 3578, Baseline Reform Act, H419 [2FE]
      H.R. 3582, Pro-Growth Budgeting Act, H404 [2FE]
      H.R. 3796, Child Protection and Safety Act programs relative to 
        sex offender management and registration reauthorization, 
        H5451 [31JY]
      H.R. 3800, Airport and Airway Extension Act, H135 [24JA]
      H.R. 4053, Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery 
        Improvement Act, H6768-H6770 [13DE]
      H.R. 4097, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 
        appropriations, H2296 [7MY]
      H.R. 4239, Surface Transportation Extension Act, H1600-H1603 
        [27MR]
      H.R. 4240, North Korean Human Rights Act reauthorization, H2685 
        [15MY]
      H.R. 4281, Surface Transportation Extension Act, H1752-H1755 
        [29MR]
      H.R. 4305, Child and Elderly Missing Alert Program, H5787 [11SE]
      H.R. 4310, Dept. of Defense appropriations for military 
        activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military 
        construction, S7794-S7972 [12DE], H2847-H2996 [17MY]
      H.R. 4348, highway programs reauthorization, TransCanada 
        Keystone XL Pipeline permitting approval, and Gulf Coast 
        States resources and economy restoration, H1940-H1944 [18AP]
      H.R. 4970, Violence Against Women Act reauthorization, H2745-
        H2763 [16MY]
      H.R. 5652, Sequester Replacement Reconciliation Act, H2583-H2600 
        [10MY]
      H.R. 5740, FEMA National Flood Insurance Program extension, 
        H2782 [16MY]
      H.R. 5743, intelligence services appropriations, H3295-H3297 
        [31MY]
      H.R. 5872, Sequestration Transparency Act, H4920 [18JY]
      H.R. 5882, legislative branch of the Government appropriations, 
        H3671-H3675 [8JN]
      H.R. 5890, technical correction to H.R. 2072, Securing American 
        Jobs Through Exports Act, H3444 [5JN]
      H.R. 5997, Medical Preparedness Allowable Use Act, H6439 [27NO]
      H.R. 6014, Enhanced DNA Collection Act, H6844 [18DE]
      H.R. 6018, Dept. of State appropriations, H4875-H4883 [17JY]
      H.R. 6060, Endangered Fish Recovery Programs Extension Act, 
        H6074 [19SE]
      H.R. 6062, Dept. of Justice Edward Byrne Memorial Justice 
        Assistance Grant (Byrne/JAG) Program reauthorization, H5514 
        [31JY]
      H.R. 6064, Temporary Surface Transportation Extension Act, 
        H4637-H4641 [29JN]
      H.R. 6189, Reporting Efficiency Improvement Act, H5796 [11SE]
      H.R. 6365, National Security and Job Protection Act, H5957 
        [13SE]
      H.R. 6672, Dept. of HHS programs to protect against pandemics 
        and attacks from chemical, biological, radiological, and 
        nuclear weapons reauthorization, H7282-H7292 [19DE]
      H.R. 6684, Spending Reduction Act, H7395-H7402 [20DE]
      S. 1409, Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Improvement 
        Act, S5896-S5898 [1AU]
      S. 1813, Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-
        21), S423-S484 [9FE]
      S. 1855, Dept. of HHS programs to protect against pandemics and 
        attacks from chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear 
        weapons reauthorization, S1476, S1484-S1493 [7MR]
      S. 1998, Dept. of Homeland Security Improved Financial 
        Accountability Act, S7125 [28NO]
      S. 1998, DHS Audit Requirement Target (DART) Act, H6731 [12DE]
      S. 2065, Down Payment To Protect National Security Act, S324 
        [2FE]
      S. 2104, Water Resources Research Act grants reauthorization and 
        require applied water supply research regarding water 
        resources research and technology institutes, S616 [14FE]
      S. 2159, Drug-Free Communities Support Program authorization 
        extension, S1424 [6MR]
      S. 2225, Dept. of Agriculture Rural Energy for America Program 
        reauthorization and improvement, S2003 [22MR]
      S. 2554, Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Act, S2930 [7MY]
      S. 3173, Helping Schools Protect Our Children Act, S3131 [14MY]
      S. 3197, Women's Small Business Ownership Act, S3283-S3286 
        [17MY]
      S. 3240, Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act, S4483-S4592 
        [25JN]
      S. 3250, Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Registry (SAFER) Act, 
        H7581 [2JA]
      S. 3254, Dept. of Defense appropriations for military 
        activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military 
        construction, S7461-S7636 [5DE]
      S. 3281, National Veterans Business Development Corp., Federal 
        authorization termination, S3842 [7JN]
      S. 3314, specifically authorize certain funds for intelligence 
        or intelligence-related activity, S4308 [19JN]
      S. 3362, Dam Safety Act, S4775 [29JN]
      S. 3454, intelligence services appropriations, H7479-H7481 
        [31DE]
      S. 3602, Food Stamp Restoration Act, S6554 [20SE]
      S. 3664, allow increase of debt ceiling by Executive order, 
        S7686 [6DE]
      S. 3687, EPA Lake Pontchartrain Basin Restoration Program 
        reauthorization, S8088 [17DE], H6855 [18DE]
      S. Con. Res. 37, setting forth the Federal budget for 2013-2022, 
        S2259 [29MR]
      S. Con. Res. 39, setting forth the Federal budget for 2012-2022, 
        S2265 [29MR]
      S. Con. Res. 40, setting forth the Federal budget for 2012-2022, 
        S2326-S2333 [16AP]
      S. Con. Res. 41, setting forth the Federal budget for 2013-2022, 
        S2401-S2405 [17AP]
      S. Con. Res. 42, setting forth the Federal budget for 2012-2022, 
        S2833-S2840 [26AP]
      S. Con. Res. 44, setting forth the Federal budget for 2013-2022, 
        S2971-S2977 [8MY]
      S. Con. Res. 52, setting forth the Federal budget for 2013-2022, 
        S5218-S5224 [19JY]
      S. Con. Res. 58, correction in enrollment of H.R. 4240, North 
        Korean Human Rights Act reauthorization, S5995, S6006 [2AU], 
        H5719 [7AU]
      S. Res. 427, Preventing Duplicative and Overlapping Government 
        Programs Resolution, S2551 [19AP]
      S.J. Res. 34, disapprove the President's exercise of authority 
        to increase the debt limit, S45 [23JA]




AQUACULTURE

  Bills and resolutions
      Corps of Engineers: compel completion of the Great Lakes and 
        Mississippi River Interbasin Study within a certain time 
        period and focus attention on permanent prevention of aquatic 
        nuisance species (see S. 2317), S2545 [19AP] (see H.R. 4406), 
        H2029 [19AP]
      ------manage threat of Asian carp traveling up the Mississippi 
        River in Minnesota (see S. 2164), S1422 [6MR] (see H.R. 4146), 
        H1209 [6MR]
      ------prevent the spread of Asian carp into the Great Lakes and 
        their tributaries (see H.R. 6348), H5706 [2AU]
      U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: lead a multiagency effort to 
        slow the spread of Asian carp in the Upper Mississippi and 
        Ohio River basins and tributaries (see S. 3645), S7040 [28NO] 
        (see H.R. 6385), H5922 [12SE]
  Remarks in House
      Corps of Engineers: compel completion of the Great Lakes and 
        Mississippi River Interbasin Study within a certain time 
        period and focus attention on permanent prevention of aquatic 
        nuisance species, E988 [6JN]
      ------prevent the spread of Asian carp into the Great Lakes and 
        their tributaries, H589 [8FE], H5140 [24JY]
  Remarks in Senate
      Corps of Engineers: prevent the spread of Asian carp into the 
        Great Lakes and their tributaries, S4742, S4752 [29JN]




AQUEOS ACADIAN (vessel)

  Remarks in House
      Coast Guard: provide administrative assistance to facilitate 
        tonnage reduction modifications for the Aqueos Acadian 
        (vessel), E1940 [17DE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Coast Guard: provide administrative assistance to facilitate 
        tonnage reduction modifications for the Aqueos Acadian 
        (vessel), S8355 [21DE]




AQUEOS CORP.

  Remarks in House
      Coast Guard: provide administrative assistance to facilitate 
        tonnage reduction modifications for the Aqueos Acadian 
        (vessel), E1940 [17DE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Coast Guard: provide administrative assistance to facilitate 
        tonnage reduction modifications for the Aqueos Acadian 
        (vessel), S8355 [21DE]




ARAB AMERICANS

  Bills and resolutions
      Rihani, Ameen: tribute to life and work and anniversary of 
        publication of the first Arab-American novel, ``The Book of 
        Khalid'' (see H. Res. 608), H1805 [29MR]




ARAB COUNTRIES

  Amendments
      Syria: require the President to report to Congress on all known 
        opposition groups and the number and security of weapons used 
        by the regime and opposition forces (S. 2224), S3047, S3048 
        [9MY]
  Articles and editorials
      Backlash to the Backlash, E1675 [2OC]
      Egypt's Witch Hunt Threatens a Rupture With the U.S., S319 [2FE]
      Look in Your Mirror, E1588 [21SE]
  Bills and resolutions
      Armed Forces: tribute to members for service in Iraq (see H. 
        Res. 528), H181 [25JA]
      Dept. of State: designate the Qods Force, a unit of Iran's 
        Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps, as a foreign terrorist 
        organization (see H.R. 4228), H1496 [21MR]
      ------require investigations into and a report on attacks on the 
        U.S. missions in Libya, Egypt, and Yemen (see S. 3551), S6340 
        [13SE] (see H.R. 6511), H6275 [21SE]
      Egypt: condition assistance on holding of free and fair 
        elections (see H.R. 4340), H1804 [29MR]
      ------prohibit direct foreign assistance until certain 
        certifications are made relative to the treatment of 
        nongovernmental organization workers (see S. 2327), S2546 
        [19AP]
      ------prohibit provision of U.S. assistance (see H.R. 6646), 
        H6701 [11DE]
      ------prohibit use of funds for U.S. participation in joint 
        military exercises if Egypt abrogates, terminates, or 
        withdraws from the Egypt-Israel Peace Treaty (see S. 3670), 
        S7976 [12DE]
      Europe: designate Hezbollah as a terrorist organization and 
        impose sanctions, provide information about Hezbollah to 
        European allies, and support Bulgaria in investigating 
        terrorist attack in Burgas (see S. Res. 613), S7744 [11DE] 
        (see H. Res. 834), H6828 [17DE]
      Foreign aid: suspend aid to Libya and Egypt until a formal 
        apology is issued condemning attacks on, and safety of 
        personnel is assured at U.S. Embassies in Benghazi, Libya and 
        Cairo, Egypt (see H. Res. 783), H6000 [13SE]
      Freedom of religion: call for protection of religious minority 
        rights and freedoms (see H. Res. 732), H4907 [17JY]
      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), 
        H1304 [8MR]
      ------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]
      ------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]
      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. 575, 588), S6626 [21SE]
      Ramadan: recognize Islamic holy month and commend Muslims for 
        their faith (see H. Res. 728), H4863 [12JY]
      Refugees: report on actions taken on the resolution of the issue 
        of Jewish refugees and other displaced populations from Arab 
        countries (see H.R. 6242), H5525 [31JY]
      Syria: condemn mass atrocities and human rights abuses and 
        support right of the people to be safe and defend themselves 
        (see S. Res. 424), S2496 [18AP]
      ------condemn targeted violence of vulnerable minority faith 
        communities and call on U.S. to prioritize safety and security 
        of these communities (see H. Res. 763), H5707 [2AU]
      ------prohibit funding for support of military or paramilitary 
        operations by any nation, group, organization, movement, or 
        individual (see H.R. 5993), H3974 [21JN]
      ------provide humanitarian assistance and support a transition 
        to democracy (see S. 3498), S5977 [2AU]
      ------require the President to report to Congress on all known 
        opposition groups and the number and security of weapons used 
        by the regime and opposition forces (see S. 2224), S2001 
        [22MR]
      Terrorism: commend U.S. public servants who died in attack on 
        U.S. consulate in Libya, express condolences to families of 
        victims, condemn U.S. Embassy attacks, and call for 
        perpetrators to be brought to justice (see H. Res. 786), H6068 
        [18SE]
  Lists
      Armed Forces members killed in military action in Afghanistan 
        and Iraq, S6433-S6437 [19SE]
  Questions and answers
      Military operations in Syria, S3821, S3822 [7JN]
  Remarks in House
      Armed Forces: authorize military operations in Syria, H1293 
        [8MR]
      ------correlation between withdrawal of troops from Iraq and 
        Afghanistan and resurgence of terrorist organizations, H932-
        H934 [17FE]
      ------tribute to members for service in Iraq, E191 [14FE]
      ------withdrawal of troops from Iraq, H1527 [22MR]
      Association of Former Members of Congress: tribute to Middle 
        East Legislative Fellows Program, H4701 [10JY]
      Dept. of Justice: decision not to prosecute certain U.S. Muslim 
        organizations possibly related to terrorism, H5700-H5702 [2AU]
      Egypt: anniversary of revolution, H163 [25JA]
      ------condemn attack on U.S. Embassy and express support for 
        personnel and staff, H6056 [14SE]
      ------condition military assistance on implementation of 
        democratic reforms, H1529 [22MR]
      ------prohibit direct foreign assistance until certain 
        certifications are made relative to the safety and protection 
        of U.S. Embassy, H5942, H5970, H5973 [13SE]
      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 (H. Res. 834), H7503-H7506 [31DE], 
        H7560 [1JA], E2029 [1JA]
      House of Representatives: moment of silence for U.S. public 
        servants killed in attack on U.S. consulate in Benghazi, 
        Libya, H5886 [12SE]
      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, H3084, H3085 
        [17MY]
      ------prohibit U.S. military intervention, H2837 [17MY]
      Israel: encourage continued commitment to Israeli/Palestinian 
        peace initiatives, H2490 [9MY]
      ------U.S. policy, H3395-H3398 [1JN], H4825 [11JY]
      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, H5863, H5866, H5869, H5870, H5871, H5872, 
        H5873, H5893, H5918-H5920 [12SE], H5925, H5932, H5933, H5979, 
        H5980 [13SE], H6004 [14SE], E1704 [16OC]
      ------investigate and report on attack on the U.S. mission, 
        H6329, H6341 [13NO], H6393 [15NO], H6399 [16NO], H6537 [30NO]
      ------prohibit foreign assistance until the perpetrators of the 
        attack on the U.S. Embassy are brought to justice, H5942, 
        H5970, H5973 [13SE]
      ------report on attack on the U.S. mission, H7362 [20DE]
      ------U.S. policy, H7277 [19DE]
      Obama, President: evaluation of Middle East policies, H1145 
        [5MR], H1299 [8MR], H6391-H6395 [15NO]
      ------evaluation of war on terrorism and Middle East policies, 
        H930-H934 [17FE], H1123 [1MR], H1539 [22MR], H4678-H4681 
        [9JY], H5873 [12SE], H6054-H6058 [14SE], H6267 [21SE]
      Rice, Susan E.: assessment of statements made relative to 
        terrorist attacks on U.S. mission in Libya, H6591 [4DE]
      Syria: prohibit funding for support of military or paramilitary 
        operations by any nation, group, organization, movement, or 
        individual, H3740 [19JN], H6514 [29NO]
      ------prohibit funding for support of military or paramilitary 
        operations by any nation, group, organization, movement, or 
        individual (H.R. 5993), H4071 [27JN], E1106 [21JN]
      Terrorism: commend U.S. public servants who died in attack on 
        U.S. consulate in Libya, express condolences to families of 
        victims, condemn U.S. Embassy attacks, and call for 
        perpetrators to be brought to justice (H. Res. 786), H6076-
        H6079, H6103 [19SE], E1578 [20SE], E1614 [21SE]
      ------condemn attacks on U.S. consulates in Egypt, Libya, and 
        Yemen, and call for perpetrators to be brought to justice, 
        H5932 [13SE], E1587 [21SE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Armed Forces: authorize military operations in Syria, S1377-
        S1380 [5MR], S3819-S3822 [7JN], S5190-S5193 [19JY], S5934 
        [2AU]
      ------tribute to members killed in military action in Iraq and 
        Afghanistan, S6433 [19SE]
      Dept. of State: require investigations into and a report on 
        attacks on the U.S. missions in Libya, Egypt, and Yemen, S6571 
        [21SE]
      ------require investigations into attack on the U.S. consulate 
        in Libya and deaths of marines in Afghanistan, S6480 [20SE]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: veterans job corps funding through 
        reductions in foreign aid to Pakistan, Yemen, Egypt, and 
        Libya, S6316, S6317 [13SE]
      Egypt: condemn attack on U.S. Embassy and express support for 
        personnel and staff, S6245 [12SE]
      ------condemn treatment of certain organizations working for 
        democracy and human rights, S318 [2FE]
      ------condition military assistance on implementation of 
        democratic reforms, S318 [2FE]
      ------prohibit direct foreign assistance until certain 
        certifications are made relative to the safety and protection 
        of U.S. Embassy, S6260 [12SE]
      ------prohibit direct foreign assistance until certain 
        certifications are made relative to the treatment of 
        nongovernmental organization workers, S2347, S2356, S2357 
        [17AP], S2684 [25AP]
      ------prohibit direct foreign assistance until certain 
        certifications are made relative to the treatment of 
        nongovernmental organization workers (S. 2327), S2557 [19AP], 
        S2561 [23AP]
      ------support democracy, universal rights, and the peaceful 
        transition to a representative government, S318 [2FE]
      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 (S. Res. 613), S8379 [21DE]
      Foreign aid: make conditional upon promise of protection for 
        U.S. Embassies and diplomats, S6583-S6585 [21SE]
      Foreign Service: tribute, S6290, S6305 [13SE]
      Iran: support freedom and civil liberties, and free and fair 
        elections, condemn human rights violations, and lift 
        restrictions on freedoms of assembly, association, and 
        expression (S. Res. 386), S1207, S1208 [1MR], S1399 [5MR]
      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, S6241-S6245, S6249, S6251-S6256 [12SE], 
        S6305 [13SE], S6845 [15NO]
      ------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 (S. Res. 551), S6285, S6286 [12SE]
      ------investigate and report on attack on the U.S. mission, 
        S6845 [15NO]
      ------prohibit foreign assistance until the perpetrators of the 
        attack on the U.S. Embassy are brought to justice, S6260 
        [12SE]
      Middle East: clarify authority to declare war or use military 
        force in Iran or Syria, S2066 [27MR]
      Obama, President: evaluation of Middle East policies, S1414-
        S1416 [6MR], S5931 [2AU]
      ------evaluation of war on terrorism and Middle East policies, 
        S6480 [20SE]
      Rice, Susan E.: assessment of statements made relative to 
        terrorist attacks on U.S. mission in Libya, S6845 [15NO]
      Syria: require the President to report to Congress on all known 
        opposition groups and the number and security of weapons used 
        by the regime and opposition forces (S. 2224), S3048 [9MY]
  Reports filed
      Presidential Requirement To Report to Congress on All Known 
        Syrian Opposition Groups and the Number and Security of 
        Weapons Used by the Regime and Opposition Forces: Committee on 
        Foreign Relations (Senate) (S. 2224), S2819 [26AP]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 786, commend U.S. public servants who died in attack on 
        U.S. consulate in Libya, express condolences to families of 
        victims, condemn U.S. Embassy attacks, and call for 
        perpetrators to be brought to justice, H6076 [19SE]
      H. Res. 834, European designation of Hezbollah as a terrorist 
        organization and imposition of sanctions, provision of 
        information about Hezbollah to European allies, and support 
        Bulgaria in investigating terrorist attack in Burgas, H7503 
        [31DE]
      S. Res. 386, support freedom and civil liberties, and free and 
        fair elections, condemn human rights violations, and lift 
        restrictions on freedoms of assembly, association, and 
        expression in Iran, S1206 [1MR], S1399 [5MR]
      S. Res. 424, condemn mass atrocities and human rights abuses and 
        support right of the people to be safe and defend themselves 
        in Syria, S2502 [18AP]
      S. Res. 551, commend U.S. public servants who died in attack on 
        U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, express condolences to 
        families of victims, condemn the attack, and call for 
        perpetrators to be brought to justice, S6273, S6286 [12SE]
      S. Res. 575, commend U.S. public servants who died in attack on 
        U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, express condolences to 
        families of victims, condemn the attack, and call for 
        perpetrators to be brought to justice, S6629 [21SE]
      S. Res. 588, commend U.S. public servants who died in attack on 
        U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, express condolences to 
        families of victims, condemn the attack, and call for 
        perpetrators to be brought to justice, S6634, S6683 [21SE]
      S. Res. 613, European designation of Hezbollah as a terrorist 
        organization and imposition of sanctions, provision of 
        information about Hezbollah to European allies, and support 
        Bulgaria in investigating terrorist attack in Burgas, S7745 
        [11DE], S8379 [21DE]




ARAB LEAGUE

  Bills and resolutions
      Syria: condemn human rights violations, support the people of 
        Syria, express disappointment over veto of U.N. Security 
        Council resolution condemning violence, and commend Arab 
        League's peace efforts (see S. Res. 379), S850 [16FE]
  Remarks in House
      U.N. Security Council: invoke ``Uniting for Peace'' resolution 
        to bypass China and Russia veto of Arab League plan for 
        cessation of violence and political transition in Syria, H3274 
        [31MY]
      ------veto of resolution by China and Russia supporting Arab 
        League plan for cessation of violence and political transition 
        in Syria, H587 [8FE], E147 [6FE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Syria: condemn human rights violations, support the people of 
        Syria, express disappointment over veto of U.N. Security 
        Council resolution condemning violence, and commend Arab 
        League's peace efforts (S. Res. 379), S1020 [17FE], S1139 
        [29FE], S2552 [19AP]
  Reports filed
      Condemn Human Rights Violations, Support People, Express 
        Disappointment Over U.N. Security Council Resolution Veto 
        Condemning Violence, and Commend Arab League's Peace Efforts 
        in Syria: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate) (S. Res. 
        379), S850 [16FE]
  Texts of
      S. Res. 379, condemn human rights violations in Syria, support 
        the people of Syria, express disappointment over veto of U.N. 
        Security Council resolution condemning violence, and commend 
        Arab League's peace efforts, S858 [16FE], S1020 [17FE]




ARAGON, AUDREY

  Remarks in House
      Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth: award 
        recipient, E640 [25AP]




ARCANGIOLI, GIANLUCA

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1850 [29NO]




ARCELORMITTAL (business)

  Remarks in House
      Ivy Tech Community College: tribute to Society of Innovators of 
        Northwest Indiana inductees, E1897 [11DE]




ARCHAEOLOGY

  Bills and resolutions
      BLM: provide for land conveyances in Nevada for Tule Springs 
        Fossil Beds National Monument and other Federal, State, and 
        local projects (see S. 3346), S4674 [27JN] (see H.R. 6072), 
        H4655 [29JN]
      Dept. of State: prohibit Ambassador's Fund for Cultural 
        Preservation from making grants (see H.R. 4307), H1803 [29MR]
      Dept. of the Interior: conduct a study to determine the 
        suitability and feasibility of including the Ka'u Coast in 
        Hawaii as a unit of the National Park System (see H.R. 3908), 
        H512 [6FE]
  Remarks in House
      Chimney Rock National Monument: establish (H.R. 2621), H2678-
        H2680 [15MY], H2781 [16MY]
      Dept. of the Interior: conduct a study to determine the 
        suitability and feasibility of including the Ka'u Coast in 
        Hawaii as a unit of the National Park System (H.R. 3908), E127 
        [3FE]
  Remarks in Senate
      BLM: provide for land conveyances in Nevada for Tule Springs 
        Fossil Beds National Monument and other Federal, State, and 
        local projects (S. 3346), S4676 [27JN]
  Reports filed
      Chimney Rock National Monument Establishment Act: Committee on 
        Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 2621) (H. Rept. 112-473), 
        H2644 [10MY]
      Public Lands Service Corps Act: Committee on Energy and Natural 
        Resources (Senate) (S. 896) (S. Rept. 112-120), S41 [23JA]
  Texts of
      H.R. 2621, Chimney Rock National Monument Establishment Act, 
        H2679 [15MY]
      S. 3346, Las Vegas Valley Public Land and Tule Springs Fossil 
        Beds National Monument Act, S4677-S4682 [27JN]




ARCHER, IRIS M.

  Remarks in House
      Congressional Coalition on Adoption: Angels in Adoption Award 
        recipients, E1463 [10SE]




ARCHER, WILFRED E. (BILL)

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E785 [15MY]




ARCHULETA COUNTY, CO

  Remarks in House
      Chimney Rock National Monument: establish (H.R. 2621), H2678-
        H2680 [15MY], H2781 [16MY]
  Reports filed
      Chimney Rock National Monument Establishment Act: Committee on 
        Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 2621) (H. Rept. 112-473), 
        H2644 [10MY]
  Texts of
      H.R. 2621, Chimney Rock National Monument Establishment Act, 
        H2679 [15MY]




ARCTIC OCEAN RESEARCH, MONITORING, AND OBSERVING ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see S. 2147), S1194 [1MR]
  Remarks in Senate
      Enact (S. 2147), S1199 [1MR]
  Texts of
      S. 2147, provisions, S1199 [1MR]




ARCTIC REGIONS

  Articles and editorials
      Arctic Ice Melt Is Setting Stage for Severe Winters, S4855 
        [11JY]
  Bills and resolutions
      Arctic Ocean: provide for research, monitoring, and observation 
        (see S. 2147), S1194 [1MR] (see S. 2154), S1384 [5MR] (see S. 
        3613), S6625 [21SE]
  Remarks in House
      Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: oil and gas exploration, H461, 
        H462 [3FE], H477 [6FE], H631, H634, H636 [8FE]
      Dept. of the Interior: establish a competitive oil and gas 
        leasing program for exploration, development, and production 
        of resources of the Coastal Plain of Alaska, H752-H755 [15FE]
      Power resources: establish and implement oil and gas leasing 
        programs for the Outer Continental Shelf and the Coastal Plain 
        of Alaska, and streamline regulation of other energy projects 
        (H.R. 1287), H3663 [8JN]
  Remarks in Senate
      Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: oil and gas exploration, S1035 
        [27FE], S2460 [18AP]
      Arctic Ocean: provide for research, monitoring, and observation 
        (S. 2147), S1199 [1MR]
      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]
      Power resources: implement oil and gas leasing programs for the 
        Outer Continental Shelf and the Coastal Plain of Alaska, 
        streamline regulation of other energy projects, and reserve 
        right of States to regulate hydraulic fracturing, S2125 [28MR]
      ------provide for offshore and oil shale energy development and 
        energy-related tax incentives, S1523 [8MR], S1596 [13MR], 
        S1650, S1651 [14MR]
  Reports filed
      Alaskan Energy for American Jobs Act: Committee on Natural 
        Resources (House) (H.R. 3407) (H. Rept. 112-392), H691 [9FE]
  Texts of
      S. 2147, Arctic Ocean Research, Monitoring, and Observing Act, 
        S1199 [1MR]




ARCTIC RESEARCH COMMISSION

  Bills and resolutions
      Arctic Ocean: provide for research, monitoring, and observation 
        (see S. 2147), S1194 [1MR] (see S. 2154), S1384 [5MR] (see S. 
        3613), S6625 [21SE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Arctic Ocean: provide for research, monitoring, and observation 
        (S. 2147), S1199 [1MR]
  Texts of
      S. 2147, Arctic Ocean Research, Monitoring, and Observing Act, 
        S1199 [1MR]




ARCTIC SCIENCE ENDOWMENT ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see S. 2154), S1384 [5MR]




ARDERY, PHILIP P.

  Remarks in Senate
      Tribute, S5951 [2AU]




ARDMORE, OK

  Bills and resolutions
      Specialist Micheal E. Phillips Post Office: designate (H.R. 
        1423), technical correction (see H.R. 5883), H3404 [1JN]
  Remarks in House
      Specialist Micheal E. Phillips Post Office: designate (H.R. 
        1423), technical correction (H.R. 5883), H3444 [5JN]
  Remarks in Senate
      Specialist Micheal E. Phillips Post Office: designate (H.R. 
        1423), S2885 [26AP]
      ------designate (H.R. 1423), technical correction (H.R. 5883), 
        S3871 [7JN]
  Reports filed
      Specialist Micheal E. Phillips Post Office, Ardmore, OK: 
        Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs 
        (Senate) (H.R. 1423), S2730 [25AP]
  Texts of
      H.R. 5883, technical correction to H.R. 1423, Specialist Micheal 
        E. Phillips Post Office, Ardmore, OK, H3444 [5JN]




ARDOUNY, BRYAN

  E-mails
      Indian Tribal Trade and Investment Demonstration Project Act, 
        H5093 [23JY]




ARENA PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.

  Remarks in House
      Belviq: tribute to FDA approval for treatment of obesity, E1232 
        [11JY]




ARENBERG, RICHARD A.

  Articles and editorials
      Filibuster Reform--Avoid the `Nuclear Option', S7317 [3DE]




ARENT, SHEREEN

  Letters
      Health Care Cost Reduction Act, H3605 [7JN]




ARGENTINA, REPUBLIC OF

  Bills and resolutions
      International economic relations: condition membership in the 
        G20 on adherence to international norms of economic relations 
        and commitment to the rule of law (see S. Res. 457), S3087 
        [10MY] (see H. Res. 686), H3703 [12JN]
      ------express concern over disregard of U.S. rule of law 
        relative to sovereign debt owed to the U.S. and oppose access 
        to benefits and loans by international financial organizations 
        (see H. Res. 586), H1366 [16MR]
  Messages
      Generalized System of Preferences Beneficiary Developing Country 
        Termination for Argentina: President Obama, S2030 [26MR], 
        H1548 [26MR]
  Remarks in House
      Office of the Director of National Intelligence: require report 
        on information regarding human rights violations by the 
        military government in Argentina in the 1970s, H3284, H3285 
        [31MY]
  Texts of
      S. Res. 457, condition Argentinian membership in the G20 on 
        adherence to international norms of economic relations and 
        commitment to the rule of law, S3091 [10MY]




ARGO MARKETING GROUP (business)

  Remarks in Senate
      Tribute, S2164 [28MR]




ARGUE, DON

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E469 [28MR]




ARGYLE, TX

  Remarks in House
      Argyle High School: tribute to boys' basketball team, E537 
        [16AP]
      ------tribute to marching band, E1900 [11DE]




ARIE, JOHN

  Remarks in House
      Fun Spot Action Park (business): International Association of 
        Amusement Parks and Attractions Best Family Entertainment 
        Center award recipient, E1969 [19DE]




ARIZONA

  Articles and editorials
      Federal Courts in Arizona Face Crushing Caseload, S1983 [22MR]
  Bills and resolutions
      Cibola National Wildlife Refuge: authorize a land exchange 
        involving acquisition of adjacent private land for inclusion 
        in the refuge in exchange for certain BLM lands in Riverside 
        County, CA (see H.R. 6640), H6675 [5DE]
      Coronado National Forest: expand Pajarita Wilderness and 
        designate Tumacacori Highlands Wilderness (see H.R. 6609), 
        H6505 [28NO]
      Dept. of the Interior: settle water rights claims of the Navajo 
        Nation and Hopi Tribe in Arizona, authorize construction of 
        certain water projects, and resolve litigation concerning 
        Colorado River operations (see S. 2109), S614 [14FE] (see H.R. 
        4067), H901 [16FE]
      ------take certain land in Pinal County, AZ, into trust for the 
        benefit of the Gila River Indian Community (see H.R. 6696), 
        H7424 [20DE]
      Grand Canyon National Park: provide standards for determining 
        whether the substantial restoration of natural quiet and 
        experience has been achieved and clarify regulatory authority 
        of commercial air tours (see H.R. 4198), H1366 [16MR]
      National Park Service: authorize studies of certain areas for 
        possible inclusion in the National Park System (see S. 3399), 
        S5133 [18JY]
      Public lands: convey certain land inholdings owned by the U.S. 
        to the Tucson Unified School District and to the Pascua Yaqui 
        Tribe of Arizona (see H.R. 4222), H1427 [20MR]
      Statehood: anniversary (see S. Res. 373), S614 [14FE] (see H. 
        Con. Res. 100), H726 [14FE] (see H. Res. 551), H802 [15FE]
      Udall, Stewart L.: award Congressional Gold Medal posthumously 
        (see H.R. 6494), H6274 [21SE]
  Forewords
      ``Arizona--100 Years Grand'': Senator McCain, S598 [14FE]
  Inscriptions
      Gabrielle Giffords Association of Former Members of Congress 
        Distinguished Service Award plaque, H4699 [10JY]
  Letters
      Election of Ron Barber to the House of Representatives: Amy B. 
        Chan, Arizona State Election Director, H3753 [19JN]
      ------Karen L. Haas, Clerk of the House of Representatives, 
        H3753 [19JN]
      National Park Service Study Act: Ken Salazar, Sec. of the 
        Interior, S5137 [18JY]
      Resignation from the House of Representatives: Representative 
        Giffords, H168, H170, H171 [25JA]
  Oaths of office
      Barber, Ron: House of Representatives, H3753, H3805 [19JN]
  Remarks in House
      Armed Forces: tribute to members from Arizona killed in military 
        action in Afghanistan, H4945 [18JY]
      Barber, Representative: appreciation of opportunity to serve, 
        H3754 [19JN]
      Christina-Taylor Green Memorial Foundation: tribute to Birdies & 
        Butterflies fundraiser, E1732 [2NO]
      Coconino National Forest: convey land to correct erroneous 
        survey (H.R. 1038), H2045, H2046 [24AP]
      Cruz, Terri: Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives 
        (publication) Arizona Latina Trailblazer Award recipient, E565 
        [18AP]
      Dept. of Justice: prohibit funding to prevent States from 
        implementing laws that authorize the use, distribution, 
        possession, or cultivation of medical marijuana, H2524-H2529 
        [9MY]
      EPA: prohibit implementation of regional haze regulations at the 
        Navajo Generating Station in Page, AZ, H6246, H6247 [21SE]
      Flake, Representative: appreciation of opportunity to serve, 
        H7416 [20DE]
      Gambling: prohibit certain gaming activities on certain Indian 
        lands in Arizona (H.R. 2938), H3725-H3729 [18JN]
      Giffords, Gabrielle: Association of Former Members of Congress 
        Distinguished Service Award recipient, H4699 [10JY]
      Giffords, Representative: appreciation for tributes, H168 [25JA]
      Gila River Indian Community: water rights and land claims 
        settlements, H3726-H3728 [18JN]
      Native Americans: allow the Pascua Yaqui Tribe to determine 
        requirements for membership in that tribe (H.R. 3319), H6076 
        [19SE]
      Public lands: convey certain land inholdings owned by the U.S. 
        to the Tucson Unified School District and to the Pascua Yaqui 
        Tribe of Arizona (H.R. 4222), H3443 [5JN]
      ------facilitate access to local water supply infrastructure in 
        order to repair such infrastructure to restore local water 
        supplies, H6663 [5DE], H6711 [12DE]
      Quayle, Representative: appreciation of opportunity to serve, 
        H7269 [19DE]
      Statehood: anniversary (H. Con. Res. 100), H709 [14FE], E186 
        [14FE]
      Supreme Court: decision in U.S. v. Arizona relative to law 
        enforcement use of racial profiling in immigration 
        enforcement, H3984 [26JN], H4068, H4070 [27JN], H5015 [19JY]
      ------hearing of arguments in U.S. v. Arizona relative to law 
        enforcement use of racial profiling in immigration 
        enforcement, H2213 [27AP], E470 [28MR]
      Tucson, AZ: tribute to organizations supporting lives of shelter 
        animals, E125 [2FE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Dept. of Justice: release of report relative to operations 
        transferring firearms to drug cartels where U.S. law 
        enforcement personnel do not monitor such firearms, S6585 
        [21SE]
      Dept. of the Interior: sell certain Federal lands in certain 
        Western States previously identified as suitable for disposal, 
        S6835 [15NO]
      ------settle water rights claims of the Navajo Nation and Hopi 
        Tribe in Arizona, authorize construction of certain water 
        projects, and resolve litigation concerning Colorado River 
        operations (S. 2109), S620 [14FE]
      Kyl, Senator: appreciation for tributes, S8119 [18DE]
      ------appreciation of opportunity to serve, S8179-S8182 [19DE], 
        S8250 [20DE]
      National Park Service: authorize studies of certain areas for 
        possible inclusion in the National Park System (S. 3399), 
        S5136 [18JY]
      Native Americans: allow the Pascua Yaqui Tribe to determine 
        requirements for membership in that tribe (H.R. 3319), S7752 
        [11DE]
      Statehood: anniversary (S. Res. 373), S595-S598, S657 [14FE]
      Supreme Court: decision in U.S. v. Arizona relative to law 
        enforcement use of racial profiling in immigration 
        enforcement, S4433, S4439-S4441 [25JN], S4647 [27JN]
      ------hearing of arguments in U.S. v. Arizona relative to law 
        enforcement use of racial profiling in immigration 
        enforcement, S2588 [23AP]
  Reports filed
      Arizona Wallow Fire Recovery and Monitoring Act: Committee on 
        Energy and Natural Resources (Senate) (S. 1344) (S. Rept. 112-
        126), S42 [23JA]
      Coconino National Forest Land Conveyance To Correct Erroneous 
        Survey: Committee on Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 1038) (H. 
        Rept. 112-436), H1844 [16AP]
      Gila Bend Indian Reservation Lands Replacement Clarification 
        Act: Committee on Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 2938) (H. 
        Rept. 112-440), H1844 [16AP]
      Mohave Valley Land Conveyance Act: Committee on Energy and 
        Natural Resources (Senate) (S. 526) (S. Rept. 112-112), S41 
        [23JA]
      Nomination of Andrew D. Hurwitz To Be Circuit Judge: Committee 
        on the Judiciary (Senate), S1194 [1MR]
      Nomination of John S. Leonardo To Be U.S. Attorney: Committee on 
        the Judiciary (Senate), S4417 [21JN]
      Pascua Yaqui Tribe Determination of Requirements for Membership 
        in That Tribe: Committee on Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 
        3319) (H. Rept. 112-675), H6068 [18SE]
      Pascua Yaqui Tribe Trust Land Act: Committee on Natural 
        Resources (House) (H.R. 4222) (H. Rept. 112-510), H3362 [31MY]
  Resignations
      House of Representatives: Gabrielle Giffords, H168, H170 [25JA]
  Texts of
      H. Con. Res. 100, statehood anniversary, E186 [14FE]
      H.R. 1038, Dept. of Agriculture land conveyance within the 
        Coconino National Forest to correct erroneous survey, H2045 
        [24AP]
      H.R. 2938, Gila Bend Indian Reservation Lands Replacement 
        Clarification Act, H3725 [18JN]
      H.R. 3319, Pascua Yaqui Tribe determination of requirements for 
        membership in that tribe, H6076 [19SE]
      H.R. 4222, Pascua Yaqui Tribe Trust Land Act, H3443 [5JN]
      S. 2109, Navajo-Hopi Little Colorado River Water Rights 
        Settlement Act, S621-S636 [14FE]
      S. Res. 373, statehood anniversary, S637, S657 [14FE]
  Tributes
      Flake, Representative, H7418-H7420 [20DE]
      Giffords, Gabrielle, S95, S136 [26JA], E83 [27JA]
      Giffords, Representative, H118, H119, H131 [24JA], H161, H162, 
        H163-H169, H170 [25JA], E57 [23JA], E69 [25JA]
      Kyl, Senator, S7435 [5DE], S7648 [6DE], S7739 [11DE], S7787 
        [12DE], S8118, S8121 [18DE], S8182-S8184 [19DE], S8249-S8251, 
        S8260 [20DE], S8350 [21DE], S8447 [27DE]
      McCain, Senator, S6934 [27NO], S8119 [18DE]




ARIZONA WALLOW FIRE RECOVERY AND MONITORING ACT

  Reports filed
      Provisions: Committee on Energy and Natural Resources (Senate) 
        (S. 1344) (S. Rept. 112-126), S42 [23JA]




ARKANSAS

  Bills and resolutions
      National Park Service: authorize studies of certain areas for 
        possible inclusion in the National Park System (see S. 3399), 
        S5133 [18JY]
      Sidney `Sid' Sanders McMath Post Office Building, Little Rock, 
        AR: designate (see H.R. 3869), H374 [1FE]
  Cloture motions
      Baker, Kristine Gerhard: nomination to be district judge, S1570 
        [12MR]
  Letters
      National Park Service Study Act: Ken Salazar, Sec. of the 
        Interior, S5137 [18JY]
  Lists
      Rotary Club of Little Rock, AR, veterans, E859 [18MY]
  Remarks in House
      Arkansas County, AR: anniversary of Arkansas County Bank, H2051 
        [24AP]
      Arkansas Farm Bureau: tribute to Arkansas Farm Family of the 
        Year award recipients, H4708 [10JY]
      Arkansas Nurses Association: anniversary, E1879 [5DE]
      Armed Forces: award Purple Heart to members killed or wounded in 
        terrorist attacks perpetrated within the U.S., H2794 [16MY]
      Colleges and universities: tribute to 1st Congressional District 
        service academy nominees, H549 [7FE]
      Kennametal Inc.: Rogers, AR, facility recipient of Arkansas 
        Three Million Work Hour Award, H2666 [15MY]
      Little Rock, AR: tribute to MacArthur Museum of Arkansas 
        Military History ``Vietnam--America's Conflict'' exhibit, 
        E1347 [26JY]
      ------tribute to Rotary Club of Little Rock veterans, E858 
        [18MY]
      Little Rock AFB, AR: Abilene, TX, Chamber of Commerce Military 
        Affairs Committee Abilene Trophy recipient, E1112 [21JN]
      Mammoth Spring, AR: tribute to Mammoth Spring High School boys' 
        basketball team, H1648 [28MR]
      Mountain Home, AR: tribute to Mountain Home Bomb Squad baseball 
        team, H5209 [25JY]
      Sidney `Sid' Sanders McMath Post Office Building, Little Rock, 
        AR: designate (H.R. 3869), H7333, H7334 [19DE], H7416 [20DE]
      Statehood: anniversary, H664 [9FE]
      Taylor, Howarth: Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame inductee, 
        H4894 [17JY]
      University of Arkansas at Little Rock: tribute to women's 
        basketball team, H1291 [8MR]
  Remarks in Senate
      AbilityOne Program: tribute, S320 [2FE]
      Air Force: restructuring of force relative to Arkansas National 
        Guard A-10 unit based in Fort Smith, AR, S8329, S8330, S8338 
        [21DE]
      Baker, Kristine Gerhard: nomination to be district judge, S2907-
        S2913 [7MY]
      ------nomination to be district judge, unanimous-consent 
        agreement, S2809 [26AP]
      DeSalvo family: Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation Arkansas Farm 
        Family of the Year award recipient, S7743 [11DE]
      Health care facilities: inclusion of Arkansas hospitals in U.S. 
        News & World Report (publication) ``Best Hospitals'' high-
        performing list, S563 [13FE]
      National Park Service: authorize studies of certain areas for 
        possible inclusion in the National Park System (S. 3399), 
        S5136 [18JY]
      Sidney `Sid' Sanders McMath Post Office Building, Little Rock, 
        AR: designate (H.R. 3869), S8454 [27DE]
      United Way: anniversary, S4720 [28JN]
      University of Arkansas: tribute to Medal of Honor recipients, 
        S6730 [13NO]
  Reports filed
      Nomination of Kristine Gerhard Baker To Be District Judge: 
        Committee on the Judiciary (Senate), S850 [16FE]
  Texts of
      H.R. 3869, Sidney `Sid' Sanders McMath Post Office Building, 
        Little Rock, AR, H7333 [19DE]
  Tributes
      Boozman, Senator, S1043 [27FE]
      Caraway, Hattie, S2228 [29MR]
      Hammerschmidt, John Paul, S3116, S3117 [14MY]
      Pryor, Senator, S8338 [21DE]




ARKANSAS COUNTY, AR

  Remarks in House
      Arkansas County Bank: anniversary, H2051 [24AP]




ARKANSAS FARM BUREAU

  Remarks in House
      Arkansas Farm Family of the Year: tribute to award recipients, 
        H4708 [10JY]




ARKANSAS FARM BUREAU FEDERATION

  Remarks in Senate
      DeSalvo family: Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation Arkansas Farm 
        Family of the Year award recipient, S7743 [11DE]




ARKANSAS LIGHT FOR THE BLIND (organization)

  Remarks in Senate
      AbilityOne Program: tribute, S320 [2FE]




ARKANSAS NURSES ASSOCIATION

  Remarks in House
      Anniversary, E1879 [5DE]




ARLEN, VICTORIA

  Remarks in House
      Paralympic Games: tribute for participation, E1689 [9OC]
  Remarks in Senate
      Paralympic Games: tribute for participation, S8299 [20DE]




ARLINGHAUS, BAILEY

  Essays
      Congressional Youth Advisory Council Project, E335 [7MR]
  Remarks in House
      Texas: tribute to 22d Congressional District Congressional Youth 
        Advisory Council participants, E335 [7MR]




ARLINGTON, VA

  Remarks in House
      Northern Virginia Black Chamber of Commerce: tribute to Business 
        Honor Award recipients, E2036 [2JA]




ARLINGTON COUNTY, VA

  Amendments
      Arlington National Cemetery: provide certain requirements for 
        the placement of monuments (H.R. 1627), S5141, S5154, S5167 
        [18JY], H5416 [31JY]
  Bills and resolutions
      Arlington National Cemetery: authorize burial of members who 
        served in the Tomb Guard Platoon of the 3d U.S. Infantry 
        Regiment which provides sentinels at the Tomb of the Unknowns 
        (see H.R. 4248), H1542 [22MR]
      ------establish a Tomb of Remembrance for interment of 
        unidentifiable or unclaimed remains of members of the Armed 
        Forces killed in Afghanistan, Iraq, or a subsequent conflict 
        (see H.R. 5735), H2645 [10MY]
      ------provide a site for a memorial marker to honor the memory 
        of Army 24th Infantry Division members who have received the 
        Medal of Honor (see H. Con. Res. 111), H1542 [22MR]
      ------provide certain requirements for the placement of 
        monuments (H.R. 1627), correction in enrollment (see S. Con. 
        Res. 55), S5871 [1AU]
  Explanations
      Honoring America's Veterans and Caring for Camp Lejeune Families 
        Act (H.R. 1627): Committee on Veterans' Affairs (Senate) and 
        Committee on Veterans' Affairs (House), S5155-S5166 [18JY]
  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]
  Remarks in House
      America's Camp (organization): tribute to Center for Grieving 
        Children support for children whose relatives were killed in 
        September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and Pentagon art exhibit 
        created by attendees, E1479 [11SE]
      Arlington National Cemetery: create a Tomb of the Unknowns for 
        every military conflict moving forward, H1159 [6MR]
      ------provide certain requirements for the placement of 
        monuments (H.R. 1627), Senate amendment, H5335, H5416-H5432 
        [31JY]
      ------provide certain requirements for the placement of 
        monuments (H.R. 1627), correction in enrollment (S. Con. Res. 
        55), H5552 [1AU]
      Links, Inc.: anniversary of Arlington, VA, chapter, E297 [1MR]
      National Hispana Leadership Institute: anniversary, H6071 [19SE]
      Rock Spring Congregational United Church of Christ: anniversary, 
        E845 [18MY]
  Remarks in Senate
      Arlington National Cemetery: provide certain requirements for 
        the placement of monuments (H.R. 1627), S5105, S5154-S5167 
        [18JY], S5203 [19JY]
      ------provide certain requirements for the placement of 
        monuments (H.R. 1627), correction in enrollment (S. Con. Res. 
        55), S5824 [1AU]
      NumbersUSA (organization): anniversary, S2919 [7MY]
  Tables
      Pay-as-you-go effects of H.R. 1627, Honoring America's Veterans 
        and Caring for Camp Lejeune Families Act, S5166 [18JY]
  Texts of
      H.R. 1627, Honoring America's Veterans and Caring for Camp 
        Lejeune Families Act, H5416-H5428 [31JY]
      S. Con. Res. 55, correction in enrollment of H.R. 1627, Honoring 
        America's Veterans and Caring for Camp Lejeune Families Act, 
        S5824, S5884 [1AU], H5552 [1AU]




ARLINGTON SPECIAL EDUCATION PARENT TEACHER ASSOCIATION

  Letters
      Autism Understanding and Training in School Methodologies for 
        Educators Act, E688 [27AP]




ARMADA, MI

  Remarks in Senate
      Macomb Academy of Arts & Sciences: tribute to robotics team, 
        S3681 [4JN]




ARMBRUSTER, THOMAS H.

  Reports
      Political Contributions of Executive Nominees, S5485 [26JY]
  Reports filed
      Nomination To Be Ambassador to the Marshall Islands: Committee 
        on Foreign Relations (Senate), S5485 [26JY]




ARMED FORCES  see Department of Defense




ARMED FORCES JOURNAL

  Articles and editorials
      Truth, Lies and Afghanistan--How Military Leaders Have Let Us 
        Down, H576, H583 [8FE]




ARMENDARIZ, AL

  Articles and editorials
      EPA Official Not Only Touted `Crucifying' Oil Companies, He 
        Tried It, H2194 [26AP]
      Red Tape Diaries--One Small Business Owner's Struggle Against 
        Bureaucracy, S3620 [24MY]
  Bills and resolutions
      EPA: question suitability of Al Armendariz to secure domestic 
        energy development and call for immediate resignation relative 
        to remarks on enforcement philosophy (see H. Res. 635), H2274 
        [27AP]
  Remarks in House
      EPA: question suitability of Al Armendariz to secure domestic 
        energy development and call for immediate resignation relative 
        to remarks on enforcement philosophy, H2145, H2193 [26AP]
      ------resignation of Al Armendariz relative to remarks on 
        enforcement philosophy, H3485 [6JN]




ARMENIA, REPUBLIC OF

  Articles and editorials
      ``Most Important Book I Will Ever Write''--Bohjalian Talks About 
        `The Sandcastle Girls', S5300 [24JY]
  Bills and resolutions
      Foreign policy: ensure that U.S. policy reflects appropriate 
        understanding and sensitivity on human rights, ethnic 
        cleansing, and genocide documented in U.S. record on the 
        Armenian Genocide (see S. Res. 399), S1790 [19MR]
  Essays
      Armenian Genocide Survivor: Araxi Kechbouladian, E924 [31MY]
  Lists
      Nobel laureates urging the Turkish Government to acknowledge 
        Armenian genocide, E622 [24AP]
  Remarks in House
      Armenian Genocide Congressional Record Project: survival 
        stories, E924 [31MY]
      Foreign policy: ensure that U.S. policy reflects appropriate 
        understanding and sensitivity on human rights, ethnic 
        cleansing, and genocide documented in U.S. record on the 
        Armenian Genocide, H1918 [18AP]
      ------ensure that U.S. policy reflects appropriate understanding 
        and sensitivity on human rights, ethnic cleansing, and 
        genocide documented in U.S. record on the Armenian Genocide 
        (H. Res. 304), H1980 [19AP], H2079, H2081 [25AP], E648 [25AP]
      Genocide: anniversary, H2079 [25AP], E622, E623, E631, E632, 
        E633, E636 [24AP], E648 [25AP], E660, E677 [26AP], E697, E699 
        [27AP], E811 [16MY]
      Independence: anniversary, E1589 [21SE]
      Nagorno-Karabakh: anniversary of genocide at Sumgait, Kirovabad, 
        and Baku, H227 [1FE], E110 [1FE], E225 [17FE], E241, E248, 
        E252 [27FE], E280 [29FE], E302, E303 [1MR], E352 [8MR], E474 
        [28MR]
      ------anniversary of genocide in Khojaly, E191 [14FE], E224, 
        E227 [17FE], E254 [27FE]
      ------anniversary of independence and formation of Republic's 
        army, H2823 [17MY]
      ------anniversary of occupation of Shusha, E718 [7MY]
      ------tribute to citizens, E828 [17MY]
  Remarks in Senate
      Durbin, Senator: report on trip to Ukraine, Turkey, Georgia, and 
        Armenia, S3722 [5JN]
      Genocide: anniversary, S2652, S2653 [24AP]
  Texts of
      S. Res. 399, Affirmation of the U.S. Record on the Armenian 
        Genocide Resolution, S1792 [19MR]




ARMENIAN ASSEMBLY OF AMERICA

  E-mails
      Indian Tribal Trade and Investment Demonstration Project Act, 
        H5093 [23JY]




ARMENIAN NATIONAL COMMITTEE OF AMERICA

  E-mails
      Indian Tribal Trade and Investment Demonstration Project Act, 
        H5093 [23JY]




ARMEY, RICHARD (a former Representative from Texas)

  Articles and editorials
      Freedom Works Tea Party Group Nearly Falls Apart in Fight 
        Between Old and New Guard, E2019 [31DE]
  Remarks in House relative to
      Republican Party: role played in rise of conservative Members of 
        Congress, E2019 [31DE]




ARMOUR, MARK

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1825 [28NO]




ARMS CONTROL

  Articles and editorials
      Strategic Stability in Today's Nuclear World, S2810 [26AP]
  Bills and resolutions
      Armed Forces: further preparedness, in cooperation with regional 
        allies, to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon (see 
        H.R. 4485), H2064 [24AP]
      Dept. of Defense: use Armed Forces to protect certain nuclear 
        material of the National Nuclear Security Administration (see 
        H.R. 6555), H6276 [21SE]
      Foreign aid: establish a framework for effective, transparent, 
        and accountable U.S. foreign assistance (see H.R. 6644), H6701 
        [11DE]
      Foreign policy: enhance security, bolster regional capacity to 
        counter threats, and promote cooperation to prevent nuclear, 
        chemical, and biological weapons proliferation in the Western 
        Hemisphere (see H.R. 6067), H4654 [29JN]
      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), 
        H1304 [8MR]
      Iraq: restrict provision of defense articles and services (see 
        H.R. 3830), H181 [25JA]
      Israel: authorize further assistance to Israel for the Iron Dome 
        anti-missile defense system (see S. 2325), S2546 [19AP]
      Russia: condemn support of and transfer of weapons to regime of 
        Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and call for an end to such 
        transfers and support of sanctions against and leadership 
        transfer in Syria (see H. Res. 742), H5327 [26JY]
      Syria: oppose sale, shipment, performance of maintenance, 
        refurbishment, modification, repair, and upgrade of any 
        military equipment from or by Russia to or for Syria (see S. 
        Con. Res. 54), S5381 [25JY]
      ------promote U.S. policy objectives through imposition of 
        sanctions, creation of a Syrian Stabilization Fund, support 
        for opposition and democracy efforts, and departure from power 
        of Bashar al-Assad (see S. 2152), S1373 [2MR]
      U.N. Arms Trade Treaty: oppose (see H. Res. 814), H6428 [16NO]
      ------prohibit funding to negotiate if such treaty restricts the 
        right to keep and bear arms (see S. 2205), S1790 [19MR] (see 
        H.R. 5846), H3162 [18MY]
  Letters
      Condemn inclusion of Iran as conference member to negotiate U.N. 
        Arms Trade Treaty: Senator Isakson, S4807 [10JY]
      Condemn Russian support and transfer of weapons to regime of 
        Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and call for an end to such 
        transfers and support sanctions and transfer of leadership: 
        Mahmoud Khattab, American Syrian Coalition, E1385 [1AU]
      Dept. of Defense to end contracts with Rosoboronexport (company) 
        relative to role in arms sales to Syria: several Senators, 
        S1697 [15MR]
      Oppose U.N. Arms Trade Treaty if such treaty restricts the right 
        to keep and bear arms: several Representatives, S4807 [10JY]
  Messages
      National Emergency Relative to the Risk of Nuclear Proliferation 
        Created by the Accumulation of Weapons-Usable Fissile Material 
        in Russia: President Obama, S4238 [18JN], H3721 [18JN]
  Remarks in House
      Armed Forces: further preparedness, in cooperation with regional 
        allies, to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon, H2824 
        [17MY]
      Corps of Engineers: coastal restoration project funding through 
        reductions in National Nuclear Security Administration 
        funding, H3466 [5JN]
      Dept. of Defense: end contracts with Rosoboronexport (company) 
        relative to role in arms sales to Syria, H5038-H5040 [19JY], 
        E1298 [23JY]
      ------prohibit Cooperative Threat Reduction funding to Russia 
        pending certification that they are not supporting Syria or 
        providing weapons of mass destruction technology to Syria, 
        North Korea, or Iran, H3086, H3094 [17MY]
      ------prohibit funding to reduce nuclear weapons or implement 
        studies or plans intended to reduce nuclear weapons, H5040-
        H5042 [19JY]
      Dept. of Energy: National Nuclear Security Administration 
        funding, H2791 [16MY], H3006, H3007 [17MY], H3419, H3420 [5JN]
      ------National Nuclear Security Administration Global Threat 
        Reduction Initiative funding, H3418, H3424 [5JN]
      ------non-defense environmental cleanup funding through 
        reductions in National Nuclear Security Administration 
        funding, H3415 [5JN]
      Foreign aid: establish a framework for effective, transparent, 
        and accountable U.S. foreign assistance (H.R. 6644), E1902 
        [11DE]
      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, H3084, H3085 
        [17MY]
      Korea, Democratic People's Republic of: condemn launch of 
        multistage rocket, E569, E573 [18AP], E647 [25AP], E1931 
        [13DE]
      ------nuclear weapons proliferation, E573 [18AP]
      National security: call for adoption of smart security platform 
        for the 21st century, H4995 [18JY]
      ------call for adoption of smart security platform for the 21st 
        century (H. Res. 19), H123 [24JA], H378 [2FE], H585 [8FE], 
        H1024 [29FE], H1162 [6MR], H1216 [7MR], H1646, H1736 [28MR], 
        H1920 [18AP], H2140 [26AP], H2333 [8MY], H3485 [6JN], H4694 
        [10JY], H4781 [11JY], H4916 [18JY], H5771 [11SE], H6157 
        [20SE], H6590 [4DE], H6709 [12DE]
      ------improve efforts to prevent, protect against, respond to, 
        and recover from an attack with a weapon of mass destruction, 
        E914 [31MY]
      Nuclear weapons: recognize nonproliferation options for nuclear 
        understanding to keep everyone safe (NO NUKES) (H. Res. 21), 
        H1162 [6MR]
      Russia: condemn support of and transfer of weapons to regime of 
        Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and call for an end to such 
        transfers and support of sanctions against and leadership 
        transfer in Syria (H. Res. 742), E1384 [1AU]
      U.N. Arms Trade Treaty: oppose if such treaty restricts the 
        right to keep and bear arms, H5296 [26JY], E1241 [12JY]
      U.S.-Russian Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START): prohibit 
        reductions to strategic delivery systems pending certification 
        that Russia has met certain conditions, H3137, H3138 [18MY]
      ------report on impact on national security of reducing nuclear 
        weapons stockpiles, H3069, H3070 [17MY]
  Remarks in Senate
      Dept. of Defense: end contracts with Rosoboronexport (company) 
        relative to role in arms sales to Syria, S1696, S1697 [15MR]
      ------require briefings on dialogue between U.S. and Russia on 
        nuclear arms, missile defense, and long-range conventional 
        strike systems, S7014, S7015 [28NO], S7285 [30NO]
      Dept. of Energy: National Nuclear Security Administration 
        nuclear modernization program funding, S814, S815 [16FE]
      Iran: impose sanctions on foreign financial institutions that 
        deal with the Central Bank of Iran, S7282 [30NO]
      Israel: authorize further assistance to Israel for the Iron Dome 
        anti-missile defense system, S7204 [29NO]
      ------authorize further assistance to Israel for the Iron Dome 
        anti-missile defense system (S. 2325), S3420 [22MY]
      National security: strengthen nuclear deterrence, S2809 [26AP]
      Russia: call for cessation of arms sales to Syria, S1696, S1697 
        [15MR]
      Syria: promote U.S. policy objectives through imposition of 
        sanctions, creation of a Syrian Stabilization Fund, support 
        for opposition and democracy efforts, and departure from power 
        of Bashar al-Assad (S. 2152), S1493 [7MR]
      U.N. Arms Trade Treaty: condemn inclusion of Iran as conference 
        member, S4806 [10JY]
      ------oppose if such treaty restricts the right to keep and bear 
        arms, S4806 [10JY], S5128 [18JY]
      ------prohibit funding to negotiate if such treaty restricts the 
        right to keep and bear arms (S. 2205), S3244 [17MY]
      U.S.-Russian Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START): prohibit 
        constraints on U.S. ability to develop missile defense 
        systems, S2017 [26MR], S2192 [29MR], S8181 [19DE]
      ------require concurrent implementation of nuclear weapon 
        modernization plan, S815 [16FE]
  Reports filed
      Require Congressional Approval of Agreements for Peaceful 
        Nuclear Cooperation With Foreign Countries: Committee on 
        Foreign Affairs (House) (H.R. 1280) (H. Rept. 112-507), H3265 
        [30MY]
  Texts of
      S. Con. Res. 54, oppose sale, shipment, performance of 
        maintenance, refurbishment, modification, repair, and upgrade 
        of any military equipment from or by Russia to or for Syria, 
        S5401 [25JY]




ARMS CONTROL AND DISARMAMENT ACT

  Remarks in House
      Dept. of Defense: prohibit funding to reduce nuclear weapons or 
        implement studies or plans intended to reduce nuclear weapons, 
        H5040-H5042 [19JY]




ARMS EXPORT CONTROL ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Dept. of State: authorize appropriations (see H.R. 6018), H4063 
        [26JN]
  Remarks in House
      Dept. of State: authorize appropriations (H.R. 6018), H4875-
        H4884 [17JY]
  Texts of
      H.R. 6018, Dept. of State appropriations, H4875-H4883 [17JY]




ARMS SALES

  Amendments
      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 (S. 
        2165), S4779 [29JN]
  Bills and resolutions
      Foreign aid: establish a framework for effective, transparent, 
        and accountable U.S. foreign assistance (see H.R. 6644), H6701 
        [11DE]
      Iraq: restrict provision of defense articles and services (see 
        H.R. 3830), H181 [25JA]
      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 (see S. 
        2165), S1422 [6MR] (see H.R. 4133), H1152 [5MR]
      Pakistan: terminate designation as a major non-NATO ally (see 
        H.R. 6391), H5999 [13SE]
      Syria: condemn Russia for providing weapons and opposing U.N. 
        resolutions on Syria, call for the end of violence against 
        civilians, and support sanctions and a peaceful transition of 
        leadership (see S. Res. 494), S4203 [14JN]
      ------impose sanctions due to human rights abuses (see S. 2034), 
        S75 [24JA]
      ------oppose sale, shipment, performance of maintenance, 
        refurbishment, modification, repair, and upgrade of any 
        military equipment from or by Russia to or for Syria (see S. 
        Con. Res. 54), S5381 [25JY]
  Letters
      Dept. of Defense to end contracts with Rosoboronexport (company) 
        relative to role in arms sales to Syria: several Senators, 
        S1697 [15MR]
  Remarks in House
      Dept. of Defense: end contracts with Rosoboronexport (company) 
        relative to role in arms sales to Syria, H5038-H5040 [19JY], 
        E1298 [23JY]
      Foreign aid: establish a framework for effective, transparent, 
        and accountable U.S. foreign assistance (H.R. 6644), E1902 
        [11DE]
      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), H2481-H2492 [9MY], E763 [10MY], E779 [11MY], E787 
        [15MY], E810 [16MY]
      ------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 (S. 2165), 
        H4884-H4888 [17JY]
      Pakistan: terminate designation as a major non-NATO ally (H.R. 
        6391), H6074 [19SE]
      Syria: impose sanctions due to human rights abuses, H1529 
        [22MR], H5567-H5569, H5571, H5572, H5576-H5578 [1AU], E178 
        [9FE], E1409, E1412, E1415, E1419, E1421 [3AU]
      Taiwan: provide with U.S.-built multirole fighter aircraft to 
        strengthen self-defense capability against increasing military 
        threat from China, E846 [18MY]
      ------provide with U.S.-built multirole fighter aircraft to 
        strengthen self-defense capability against increasing military 
        threat from China (H.R. 2992), E226 [17FE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Dept. of Defense: end contracts with Rosoboronexport (company) 
        relative to role in arms sales to Syria, S1696, S1697 [15MR]
      ------require briefings on dialogue between U.S. and Russia on 
        nuclear arms, missile defense, and long-range conventional 
        strike systems, S7014, S7015 [28NO], S7285 [30NO]
      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 (S. 
        2165), S4779, S4780 [29JN]
      Syria: impose sanctions due to human rights abuses, S5847 [1AU]
      U.S.-Russian Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START): prohibit 
        constraints on U.S. ability to develop missile defense 
        systems, S2017 [26MR], S2192 [29MR], S8181 [19DE]
      ------require concurrent implementation of nuclear weapon 
        modernization plan, S815 [16FE]
  Reports filed
      U.S.-Israel Enhanced Security Cooperation Act: Committee on 
        Foreign Relations (Senate) (S. 2165) (S. Rept. 112-179), S4674 
        [27JN]
  Texts of
      H.R. 4133, U.S.-Israel Enhanced Security Cooperation Act, H2481 
        [9MY]
      S. 2165, U.S.-Israel Enhanced Security Cooperation Act, H4884 
        [17JY]
      S. Con. Res. 54, oppose sale, shipment, performance of 
        maintenance, refurbishment, modification, repair, and upgrade 
        of any military equipment from or by Russia to or for Syria, 
        S5401 [25JY]
      S. Res. 494, condemn Russia for providing weapons and opposing 
        U.N. resolutions on Syria, call for the end of violence 
        against civilians, and support sanctions and a peaceful 
        transition of leadership in Syria, S4207 [14JN]




ARMSTRONG, ALEX

  Remarks in House
      Mansfield, OH: tribute to Rotary Club of Mansfield McGowan 
        Courage Award recipients, E732 [8MY]




ARMSTRONG, EDITH

  Remarks in Senate
      Portland, ME: tribute to Folia Jewelry (business), S7744 [11DE]




ARMSTRONG, KAREN

  Remarks in Senate
      Olympic Games: tribute for participation, S5864 [1AU]




ARMSTRONG, NEIL A.

  Bills and resolutions
      Dryden Flight Research Center, Palmdale, CA: redesignate as the 
        Neil A. Armstrong Flight Research Center and the Western 
        Aeronautical Test Range as the Hugh L. Dryden Aeronautical 
        Test Range (see H.R. 6612), H6535 [29NO]
      Tribute (see H. Res. 784), H6000 [13SE]
  Letters
      Redesignate Dryden Flight Research Center, Palmdale, CA, as Neil 
        A. Armstrong Flight Research Center and Western Aeronautical 
        Test Range as Hugh L. Dryden Aeronautical Test Range: Danny A. 
        Bazzell, Edwards AFB, CA, H7487 [31DE]
      ------George Runner, California State Board of Equalization, 
        H7487 [31DE]
      ------Jackie Fisher, Greater Antelope Valley Economic Alliance, 
        H7487 [31DE]
      ------James C. Ledford, Jr., Mayor of Palmdale, CA, H7489 [31DE]
      ------Jeff McElfresh, Palmdale, CA, Chamber of Commerce, H7488 
        [31DE]
      ------R. Rex Parris, Mayor of Lancaster, CA, H7489 [31DE]
      ------Stuart O. Witt, Mojave Air and Space Port, H7487 [31DE]
      ------Tim Hughes, Space Exploration Technologies Corp., H7487 
        [31DE]
      ------Vicki Medina, Antelope Valley, CA, Board of Trade, H7488 
        [31DE]
      ------William T. Weil, Jr., California City, CA, Manager, H7489 
        [31DE]
      ------Zack Scrivner, Kern County, CA, Board of Supervisors, 
        H7488, H7489 [31DE]
  Poems
      ``To Such New Heights,'' Albert C. Caswell, E1918 [12DE]
  Remarks in House
      Dryden Flight Research Center, Palmdale, CA: redesignate as the 
        Neil A. Armstrong Flight Research Center and the Western 
        Aeronautical Test Range as the Hugh L. Dryden Aeronautical 
        Test Range (H.R. 6612), H7485-H7491 [31DE]
      Tribute, H5775 [11SE], H5868 [12SE], H5928 [13SE], H6047 [14SE], 
        E1473, E1476 [11SE], E1504 [12SE], E1537 [14SE], E1918 [12DE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Tribute, S6305 [13SE], S6614 [21SE]
  Texts of
      H.R. 6612, redesignate Dryden Flight Research Center, Palmdale, 
        CA, as the Neil A. Armstrong Flight Research Center and the 
        Western Aeronautical Test Range as the Hugh L. Dryden 
        Aeronautical Test Range, H7485 [31DE]




ARMSTRONG, ROSEMARY

  Remarks in Senate
      Florida Bar: Tobias Simon Pro Bono Service Award recipient, 
        S2218 [29MR]




ARMY  see Department of Defense




ARMY ARSENAL STRATEGIC WORKLOAD ENHANCEMENT ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see S. 3054), S3042 [9MY]
  Remarks in Senate
      Enact (S. 3054), S3076 [10MY], S4717 [28JN]
  Texts of
      S. 3054, provisions, S3046 [9MY]




ARMY TIMES (publication)

  Remarks in House
      Davidson, Steven B.: Army Times (publication) Soldier of the 
        Year award recipient, E1739 [13NO]




ARNESS, JAMES

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E887 [25MY]




ARNETT, DAVID

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, H2825 [17MY]




ARNOLD, ANN

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1487 [12SE]




ARNOLD, JEFFREY

  Privilege of the floor
      Senate, S4831 [10JY]




ARNOLD, ROBERT J.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1956 [19DE]




ARNOLD, ROBERT K.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1254 [17JY]




ARON, LEON

  Articles and editorials
      Three Cheers for the Magnitsky Act and American Values, H6407 
        [16NO]




AROOSTOOK COUNTY, ME

  Remarks in Senate
      Presque Isle, ME: anniversary of Aroostook Medical Center, S3726 
        [5JN]




ARRIAGA, M. ALEXANDRA

  Letters
      Autism Understanding and Training in School Methodologies for 
        Educators Act, E688 [27AP]




ARRIGHI, EVA

  Remarks in House
      California: 29th Congressional District Woman of the Year award 
        recipient, E466 [28MR]




ARROW CHILD & FAMILY MINISTRIES

  Letters
      Mandatory minimum sentencing for domestic violence and sex 
        offenses, S2793 [26AP]




ART ALLIANCE OF CONTEMPORARY GLASS

  Proposals
      Contemporary Glass Art Awareness Year observance, E1011 [7JN]




ARTER, ROBERT

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1476 [11SE]




ARTESIA, CA

  Remarks in House
      Artesia-Cerritos Lions Club: anniversary, E94 [31JA]




ARTS AND HUMANITIES  related term(s) Literature
  Addresses
      Constantino Brumidi Recipient of Congressional Gold Medal: 
        Senator Enzi, S5967 [2AU]
      ``Culture & Civilization of China'' Series Publication 
        Completion: Joseph V. Reed, U.N., S7034 [28NO]
  Amendments
      Twain, Mark: mint commemorative coins (H.R. 2453), S6653, S6671 
        [21SE], H6352 [14NO]
  Appointments
      Library of Congress American Folklife Center Board of Trustees, 
        H5689 [2AU]
  Bills and resolutions
      Barrett, Barbara: appoint as citizen regent of Smithsonian 
        Institution Board of Regents (see S.J. Res. 49), S5870 [1AU] 
        (see H.J. Res. 120), H6000 [13SE]
      Brubeck, David W.: tribute (see H. Res. 831), H6806 [13DE]
      Brumidi, Constantino: anniversary of U.S. arrival (see H. Res. 
        816), H6428 [16NO]
      Capitol Building and Grounds: acquire a statue of ``The Unknown 
        Slave'' for display in Emancipation Hall of the Capitol 
        Visitor Center (see H.R. 4080), H943 [17FE]
      Commission To Study the Potential Creation of a National Women's 
        History Museum: establish (see S. 3567), S6454 [19SE] (see 
        H.R. 6421), H6060 [14SE]
      Copyrights: provide protection for fashion design (see S. 3523), 
        S6062 [10SE]
      Courts: clarify exception to foreign sovereign jurisdictional 
        immunity as it applies to certain art exhibitions (see S. 
        2212), S1847 [20MR] (see H.R. 4086), H950 [24FE]
      Dept. of Education: establish national program for arts and 
        technology (see S. 2263), S2242 [29MR]
      Dept. of State: prohibit Ambassador's Fund for Cultural 
        Preservation from making grants (see H.R. 4307), H1803 [29MR]
      Dept. of the Interior, environment, and related agencies: making 
        appropriations (see H.R. 6091), H4774 [10JY]
      District of Columbia: support and honor performers and sponsors 
        of Lunchtime Music on the Mall festival (see H. Res. 769), 
        H5707 [2AU]
      Gospel Music Heritage Month: designate (see H.J. Res. 119), 
        H6000 [13SE]
      Indian Arts and Crafts Act: clarify definition of Indian and 
        Indian organizations (see H.R. 6274), H5704 [2AU]
      Jon Faddis Day: designate (see H. Res. 641), H2274 [27AP]
      Keane, Bil: issue commemorative postage stamp (see H. Con. Res. 
        126), H3171 [25MY]
      Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts: authorizing 
        appropriations (see H.R. 4097), H1016 [28FE]
      Library of Congress: revise authority to accept gifts and 
        bequests (see H.R. 6122), H4863 [12JY]
      National Dance Day: designate (see H. Res. 725), H4684 [9JY]
      National Young Audiences Week: designate (see H. Res. 574), 
        H1272 [7MR]
      Taxation: extend the election to treat the cost of qualified 
        film and television productions as an expense which is not 
        chargeable to a capital account (see H.R. 5793), H3102 [17MY]
  Briefings
      Impact of Pacific Asian Consortium in Employment (PACE) business 
        development program: Guojian Cui, E771 [10MY]
  Letters
      Mark Twain Commemorative Coin Act: Representative Bachus, 
        Committee on Financial Services (House), H1825 [16AP]
      ------Representative Camp, Committee on Ways and Means (House), 
        H1825 [16AP]
      Posthumous awarding of Congressional Gold Medal to Lena Calhoun 
        Horne: Representative Bachus, Committee on Financial Services 
        (House), H1819 [16AP]
      ------Representative Camp, Committee on Ways and Means (House), 
        H1818 [16AP]
  Proposals
      Contemporary Glass Art Awareness Year observance, E1011 [7JN]
  Remarks in House
      America's Camp (organization): tribute to Center for Grieving 
        Children support for children whose relatives were killed in 
        September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and Pentagon art exhibit 
        created by attendees, E1479 [11SE]
      Amherst Ballet Theatre Co.: anniversary, E34 [18JA]
      Anderson, Anthony: Alliance for Young Artists & Writers National 
        Scholastic Art & Writing Awards gold medal recipient, H3488 
        [6JN]
      Barrett, Barbara: appoint as citizen regent of Smithsonian 
        Institution Board of Regents (S.J. Res. 49), H7415 [20DE]
      Buffalo, NY: tribute to economic renaissance, H5024 [19JY]
      Chicago, IL: anniversary of Metro Chicago (music venue), E1389 
        [2AU]
      Commission To Study the Potential Creation of a National Women's 
        History Museum: establish (H.R. 6421), E1538 [14SE]
      Congress: tribute to Artistic Discovery student art competition 
        participants, H3814 [20JN], E716 [7MY], E741 [9MY]
      Corning, NY: Rockwell Museum of Western Art accreditation by the 
        American Association of Museums, E1081 [19JN]
      Courts: clarify exception to foreign sovereign jurisdictional 
        immunity as it applies to certain art exhibitions (H.R. 4086), 
        H1370-H1372 [19MR]
      Dept. of Defense: military musical units funding, H3135 [18MY], 
        H4939 [18JY]
      Dept. of Justice: prevent online threats to economic creativity 
        and theft of intellectual property by seeking injunctions 
        against foreign websites dealing in illegal content and goods 
        (H.R. 3261), H33, H40, H45 [18JA], H84 [23JA]
      Evanko, Tracy: Mayor of Golden, CO, Award for Excellence 
        recipient, E1847 [29NO]
      Flora-Bama Lounge, Package, & Oyster Bar (business): anniversary 
        of visit to New York, NY, to support recovery efforts after 
        September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, E416 [22MR]
      Frisco, TX: Frisco Heritage Museum participation in National 
        Endowment for the Arts Blue Star Museums program offering free 
        admission to active military personnel and their families from 
        Memorial Day through Labor Day, E1284 [19JY]
      Glen Echo, MD: anniversary of Adventure Theatre, E539 [16AP]
      Harlem Arts Advocacy Week: observance, E1844 [29NO]
      Horne, Lena Calhoun: award Congressional Gold Medal posthumously 
        (H.R. 1815), H1817-H1820 [16AP]
      Hudson River School: recognize contributions of painters to the 
        U.S., E1793 [16NO]
      Indianapolis, IN: anniversary of Indianapolis Symphonic Choir, 
        E268 [28FE]
      International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage Employees: 
        anniversary of Art Directors Guild Local 800, E949 [1JN]
      International Dot Day: observance, E1507 [13SE]
      Japanese American Citizens League: tribute to Sacramento, CA, 
        chapter community awards dinner honorees, E1783 [16NO]
      Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts: authorizing 
        appropriations (H.R. 4097), H2296, H2297 [7MY]
      Library of Congress: revise authority to accept gifts and 
        bequests (H.R. 6122), H5742 [10SE]
      Louisville, KY: anniversary of Louisville Ballet Co., E476 
        [28MR]
      Lozada, Marisha: Alliance for Young Artists & Writers Scholastic 
        Art and Writing Award recipient, E794 [15MY]
      MacLaine, Shirley: American Film Institute Life Achievement 
        Award recipient, E1022 [7JN], E1108 [21JN]
      Madsion, NJ: anniversary of Shakespeare Theatre, E1543 [14SE]
      McKinney, TX: Collin County Farm Museum participation in 
        National Endowment for the Arts Blue Star Museums program 
        offering free admission to active military personnel and their 
        families from Memorial Day through Labor Day, E1284 [19JY]
      Miami, FL: North Miami Museum of Contemporary Art recipient of 
        Institute of Museum and Library Services National Medal for 
        Museum and Library Service, E1804 [27NO]
      Motion pictures: tribute to Academy Award-winning documentary, 
        ``Undefeated'', H952 [27FE]
      Nakasone, Lynne Yoshiko: National Endowment for the Arts 
        National Heritage Fellowship recipient, H6164 [20SE], E1480 
        [11SE]
      Nance, Fred and Jakki: Cleveland, OH, Public Theatre Pan Award 
        recipients, E1458 [10SE]
      Nashville, TN: anniversary of Nashville Symphony Orchestra 
        League, E1649 [21SE]
      National Community Foundations Week: observance, E1753 [14NO]
      National Young Audiences Week: observance, E354 [8MR]
      Nederlander, James L.: New York Landmarks Conservancy Living 
        Landmarks Celebration honoree, E1760 [15NO]
      Nederlander, James M.: New York Landmarks Conservancy Living 
        Landmarks Celebration honoree, E1760 [15NO]
      New Jersey Council for the Humanities (organization): 
        anniversary, E1590 [21SE]
      New York, NY: tribute to Harlem Fine Arts Show, E428 [22MR]
      Newport Art Museum and Art Association: anniversary, H228 [1FE]
      Nichols, Wayne: Humanities Texas (organization) Outstanding 
        Teaching of the Humanities Award recipient, E1861 [3DE]
      Ogunquit, ME: anniversary of Ogunquit Playhouse, E1083 [19JN]
      Original Florida Hall of Fame Highwaymen: tribute, E821 [16MY]
      Rambo, Buck: Southern Gospel Music Association Hall of Fame 
        inductee, E1989 [21DE]
      Ruze Dalmatinke (musical group): tribute, E1265 [17JY]
      Sacramento, CA: anniversary of Camellia Symphony Orchestra, 
        E1381 [1AU]
      ------tribute to Sacramento African-American Art Collective, 
        E443 [26MR]
      San Antonio, TX: anniversary of San Antonio Art League and 
        Museum, E333 [7MR]
      Southwest Harbor, ME: tribute to Claremont Hotel summer lecture 
        and concert series, E1683 [5OC]
      Tamburitzans (song and dance group): tribute, E645 [25AP]
      Turkey: tribute to Mobile Turkish Coffee House Project, E728 
        [8MY]
      Twain, Mark: mint commemorative coins (H.R. 2453), H1824-H1826 
        [16AP]
      ------mint commemorative coins (H.R. 2453), Senate amendments, 
        H6352, H6353 [14NO]
  Remarks in Senate
      Alaska Quarterly Review (publication): anniversary, S2918 [7MY]
      Arts Advocacy Day: observance, S2315 [16AP]
      Bacharach, Burt: Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular 
        Song recipient, S3079 [10MY]
      Barrett, Barbara: appoint as citizen regent of Smithsonian 
        Institution Board of Regents (S.J. Res. 49), S5898 [1AU]
      Circus Barn, Inc.: anniversary of Circus Smirkus, S1730 [15MR]
      Commission To Study the Potential Creation of a National Women's 
        History Museum: establish (S. 3567), S6461 [19SE]
      Courts: clarify exception to foreign sovereign jurisdictional 
        immunity as it applies to certain art exhibitions (S. 2212), 
        S1848-S1850 [20MR]
      Denver, CO: anniversary of Denver Gay Men's Chorus, S3622 [24MY]
      Guy, George (Buddy): Kennedy Center Honors Award recipient, 
        S7699 [10DE]
      Horton's Books & Gifts (business): anniversary, S1845 [20MR]
      Hudson River School: recognize contributions of painters to the 
        U.S., S7034 [28NO], S8506 [28DE]
      Iowa: tribute to Iowa Arts Council Big Yellow School Bus grant 
        program, S2315 [16AP]
      Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts: authorizing 
        appropriations (H.R. 4097), S3534 [23MY]
      Las Vegas, NV: anniversary of Hispanic Museum of Nevada, S2959 
        [8MY]
      New York, NY: anniversary of the Hotel Lexington Hawaiian Room, 
        S8586 [31DE]
      Olesen, James: Brandeis University Leonard Bernstein Festival of 
        the Creative Arts Distinguished Contribution to the Arts Award 
        recipient, S3082 [10MY]
      South Dakota Humanities Council: anniversary, S5207 [19JY]
      Toledo, OH: anniversary of American Studio Glass Movement, S2080 
        [27MR]
      Trethewey, Natasha: appointment as U.S. Poet Laureate, S4669 
        [27JN]
      Twain, Mark: mint commemorative coins (H.R. 2453), S6671 [21SE]
      World Choir Games Month: designate (S. Res. 325), S1019 [17FE]
      Yale University: tribute to publication of ``Culture & 
        Civilization of China'' series, S7034 [28NO]
      Young Audiences of Northeast Ohio (organization): tribute, S1418 
        [6MR]
  Reports filed
      Dept. of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies 
        Appropriations: Committee on Appropriations (House) (H.R. 
        2584) (H. Rept. 112-589), H4774 [10JY]
      Foreign Cultural Exchange Jurisdictional Immunity Clarification 
        Act: Committee on the Judiciary (House) (H.R. 4086) (H. Rept. 
        112-413), H1390 [19MR]
      Innovation Design Protection Act: Committee on the Judiciary 
        (Senate) (S. 3523) (S. Rept. 112-259), S8302 [20DE]
      Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Appropriations: Committee 
        on Transportation and Infrastructure (House) (H.R. 4097) (H. 
        Rept. 112-457), H2266 [27AP]
      Library of Congress Authority To Accept Gifts and Bequests 
        Revision: Committee on House Administration (House) (H.R. 
        6122) (H. Rept. 112-624), H5326 [26JY]
  Texts of
      H.R. 1815, posthumously award Congressional Gold Medal to Lena 
        Calhoun Horne, H1818 [16AP]
      H.R. 2453, Mark Twain Commemorative Coin Act, S6671 [21SE], 
        H1824 [16AP]
      H.R. 4086, Foreign Cultural Exchange Jurisdictional Immunity 
        Clarification Act, H1370 [19MR]
      H.R. 4097, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 
        appropriations, H2296 [7MY]
      H.R. 6122, Library of Congress revision of authority to accept 
        gifts and bequests, H5742 [10SE]
      S. 2212, Foreign Cultural Exchange Jurisdictional Immunity 
        Clarification Act, S1849 [20MR]
      S. Res. 325, World Choir Games Month, S1019 [17FE]
      S.J. Res. 49, appoint Barbara Barrett as citizen regent of 
        Smithsonian Institution Board of Regents, S5898 [1AU], H7415 
        [20DE]
  Tributes
      Brubeck, David W., S8586 [31DE], H6686 [11DE], H6768 [13DE]




ARTUSO, NICK

  Privilege of the floor
      Senate, S6370 [13SE]




ARVADA, CO

  Remarks in House
      Allen, Jessica: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth 
        award recipient, E812 [16MY]
      Anderson, Tea: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth 
        award recipient, E1009 [7JN]
      Anghel, Denis: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth 
        award recipient, E744 [9MY]
      Aragon, Audrey: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth 
        award recipient, E640 [25AP]
      Avila, Jose: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth 
        award recipient, E816 [16MY]
      Ballantyne, Brooke: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for 
        Youth award recipient, E647 [25AP]
      Batiste, Bailey: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for 
        Youth award recipient, E641 [25AP]
      Bedford, Kyle: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth 
        award recipient, E865 [18MY]
      Blancas, Andrea: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for 
        Youth award recipient, E464 [28MR]
      Blue-Norton, Elizabeth: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors 
        for Youth award recipient, E742 [9MY]
      Bruce, Mallisyn: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for 
        Youth award recipient, E857 [18MY]
      Calderon, Miguel: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for 
        Youth award recipient, E977 [5JN]
      Cantor-Gutierrez, Reyna: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors 
        for Youth award recipient, E976 [5JN]
      Carruthers, Emily: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for 
        Youth award recipient, E737 [9MY]
      Castaneda-Romero, Nalene: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors 
        for Youth award recipient, E978 [5JN]
      Chavez, Alicia: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth 
        award, E469 [28MR]
      Chavez, Darlene: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for 
        Youth award recipient, E668 [26AP]
      Cisneros, Jacob: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for 
        Youth award recipient, E767 [10MY]
      Clark, Austin: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth 
        award recipient, E644 [25AP]
      Cormier, Aaron: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth 
        award recipient, E472 [28MR]
      Curiel, Frank: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth 
        award recipient, E768 [10MY]
      Dassow, Chevelle: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for 
        Youth award recipient, E666 [26AP]
      DeLaCerda, Carlos: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for 
        Youth award recipient, E669 [26AP]
      Dunn, Kristen: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth 
        award recipient, E866 [18MY]
      Estes, Kyle: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth 
        award recipient, E863 [18MY]
      Estrada, Tanya: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth 
        award recipient, E1014 [7JN]
      Fritz, Hunter: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth 
        award recipient, E775 [10MY]
      Gallegos, Alexander: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for 
        Youth award, E470 [28MR]
      Greenbury, Jessica: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for 
        Youth award recipient, E814 [16MY]
      Groenhof, Samantha: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for 
        Youth award recipient, E978 [5JN]
      Grossetete, Chloe: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for 
        Youth award recipient, E671 [26AP]
      Gurrola, Arisai: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for 
        Youth award recipient, E646 [25AP]
      Harrison, Anjelica: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for 
        Youth award recipient, E645 [25AP]
      Hazlett, Angel: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth 
        award recipient, E464 [28MR]
      Herrera, Jada: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth 
        award recipient, E773 [10MY]
      Hill, Andrea: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth 
        award recipient, E468 [28MR]
      Hoefler, Ryan: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth 
        award recipient, E977 [5JN]
      Holency, Crystina: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for 
        Youth award recipient, E671 [26AP]
      Huerta, Wilfredo: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for 
        Youth award recipient, E1121 [21JN]
      Irvine-Johnson, Kendra: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors 
        for Youth award recipient, E869 [18MY]
      Jamison, Janelle: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for 
        Youth award recipient, E766 [10MY]
      Johnson, Tyia: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth 
        award recipient, E1015 [7JN]
      Kohen, Daniel: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth 
        award recipient, E672 [26AP]
      Kurtz, Melanie: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth 
        award recipient, E974 [5JN]
      Larson, Virginia: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for 
        Youth award recipient, E1123 [21JN]
      Lawrence, Anastasia: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for 
        Youth award recipient, E465 [28MR]
      Lopez, Carlos: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth 
        award recipient, E665 [26AP]
      LT Environmental, Inc. (LTE): Arvada Economic Development 
        Association Colorado Company To Watch award recipient, E1870 
        [4DE]
      ------ColoradoBiz (publication) Top Company award recipient, 
        E1870 [4DE]
      Lucero, Jesse: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth 
        award recipient, E769 [10MY]
      Maloku, Edite: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth 
        award recipient, E741 [9MY]
      McGehee, Kyler: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth 
        award recipient, E858 [18MY]
      Medina, Jazmin: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth 
        award recipient, E768 [10MY]
      Meraz, Cristina: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for 
        Youth award recipient, E667 [26AP]
      Mikhaylova, Mariya: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for 
        Youth award recipient, E861 [18MY]
      Mikhaylova, Svetlana: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for 
        Youth award recipient, E1009 [7JN]
      Miller, Everett: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for 
        Youth award recipient, E769 [10MY]
      Miller, Tesla: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth 
        award recipient, E1016 [7JN]
      Moore, Peyton: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth 
        award recipient, E976 [5JN]
      Mora-Pina, Alysia: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for 
        Youth award recipient, E466 [28MR]
      Nakata, Kayla: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth 
        award recipient, E815 [16MY]
      Nichols, Donovan: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for 
        Youth award recipient, E739 [9MY]
      Nielson, Zachary: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for 
        Youth award recipient, E1126 [21JN]
      Orona, Kassie: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth 
        award recipient, E815 [16MY]
      Parson, Chesle: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth 
        award recipient, E670 [26AP]
      Perez, Ditza: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth 
        award recipient, E745 [9MY]
      Pfankuch, Ryan: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth 
        award recipient, E979 [5JN]
      Prado, Angelica: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for 
        Youth award recipient, E463 [28MR]
      Pride, Savannah: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for 
        Youth award recipient, E1013 [7JN]
      Quintana, Luis: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth 
        award recipient, E856 [18MY]
      Quintrall, Kyle: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for 
        Youth award recipient, E860 [18MY]
      Richardson, Driszelle: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors 
        for Youth award recipient, E740 [9MY]
      Roberts, Bobby: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth 
        award recipient, E643 [25AP]
      Rodriguez, Nancy: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for 
        Youth award recipient, E973 [5JN]
      Ryan, Jha-Mier: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth 
        award recipient, E812 [16MY]
      Saenz, Edwin: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth 
        award recipient, E741 [9MY]
      Salazar, Lawrence: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for 
        Youth award recipient, E862 [18MY]
      Sawaqued, Jwan: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth 
        award recipient, E813 [16MY]
      Sell, Jonnalynn: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for 
        Youth award recipient, E813 [16MY]
      Serrano, Yimi: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth 
        award recipient, E1119 [21JN]
      Solis, Erika: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth 
        award recipient, E767 [10MY]
      Soukup, Brian: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth 
        award recipient, E648 [25AP]
      Southwick, Casey: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for 
        Youth award recipient, E666 [26AP]
      Stave, Victoria: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for 
        Youth award recipient, E1007 [7JN]
      Swartwood, Shyanne: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for 
        Youth award recipient, E1016 [7JN]
      Thompson, Brugette: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for 
        Youth award recipient, E642 [25AP]
      Tiller, Shannia: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for 
        Youth award recipient, E1017 [7JN]
      Tiner, Joe: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth 
        award recipient, E818 [16MY]
      Trujillo, Joseph: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for 
        Youth award recipient, E813 [16MY]
      Valdez, Aujanae: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for 
        Youth award recipient, E639 [25AP]
      Valdez, Sarai: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth 
        award recipient, E1011 [7JN]
      Watson, Max: Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth 
        award recipient, E972 [5JN]




ARVADA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION

  Remarks in House
      LT Environmental, Inc. (LTE): Arvada Economic Development 
        Association Colorado Company To Watch award recipient, E1870 
        [4DE]




ARVERNE, NY

  Remarks in House
      Mount Carmel Baptist Church: anniversary, E792 [15MY]




ASBELL, LAURA

  Remarks in House
      Issaquah, WA: tribute to National Association of Police 
        Organizations TOP COPS Award recipients, E766 [10MY], E1053 
        [18JN]




ASBURY, TERRY

  Bills and resolutions
      Postal Inspector Terry Asbury Post Office Building, Simi Valley, 
        CA: designate (see H.R. 6587), H6343 [13NO]
  Remarks in House
      Postal Inspector Terry Asbury Post Office Building, Simi Valley, 
        CA: designate (H.R. 6587), H7327 [19DE], H7416 [20DE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Postal Inspector Terry Asbury Post Office Building, Simi Valley, 
        CA: designate (H.R. 6587), S8454 [27DE]
  Texts of
      H.R. 6587, Postal Inspector Terry Asbury Post Office Building, 
        Simi Valley, CA, H7327 [19DE]




ASBURY PARK, NJ

  Remarks in House
      Citron, Suzanne and Jeffrey: Big Brothers Big Sisters of 
        Monmouth & Middlesex Counties Annual Matching Smiles Gala 
        honorees, E1716 [23OC]
      Johnson, Ed: New Jersey State Conference of the NAACP honoree, 
        E1456 [10SE]




ASEF-SARGENT, NADINE

  Letters
      Autism Understanding and Training in School Methodologies for 
        Educators Act, E688 [27AP]




ASHBURN, VA

  Articles and editorials
      LINK Celebrates 40 Years Serving the Community, E1207 [9JY]
  Remarks in House
      LINK, Inc.: anniversary, E1206 [9JY]




ASHE, KATHY

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1413 [3AU]




ASHLAND, WI

  Remarks in House
      Ronning, Jean: Ashland, WI, Chamber of Commerce Person of the 
        Year award recipient, E624 [24AP]




ASIA

  Addresses
      Religious Minorities in the Middle East: Representative Wolf, 
        E1989 [21DE]
  Bills and resolutions
      Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month: observance (see S. Res. 
        474), S3631 [24MY] (see H. Res. 621), H1914 [17AP]
      Power resources: promote global energy supply security through 
        increased cooperation among the U.S., Turkey, Azerbaijan, 
        Kazakhstan, Iraq, and Georgia (country) (see H. Res. 611), 
        H1805 [29MR]
  Remarks in House
      Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month: observance, H2719, H2720 
        [16MY], E704 [7MY], E733 [8MY], E769 [10MY], E811, E812, E822 
        [16MY], E826 [17MY]
      ------observance (H. Res. 621), E625 [24AP], E861 [18MY]
      Chinese New Year: observance, E73 [25JA]
      Dept. of State: establish Special Envoy To Promote Religious 
        Freedom of Religious Minorities in the Near East and South 
        Central Asia (H.R. 440), E1989 [21DE]
      Federation of Asia-Pacific Women's Association: anniversary, 
        E1567 [19SE]
      Foreign policy: enhance peace, prosperity, and security in the 
        Asia-Pacific region, H2826 [17MY]
      Uzbekistan: anniversary of diplomatic relations with the U.S., 
        E193 [15FE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month: observance (S. Res. 200), 
        S2960 [8MY]
      Dept. of State: establish Special Envoy To Promote Religious 
        Freedom of Religious Minorities in the Near East and South 
        Central Asia (H.R. 440), S13 [23JA]
  Texts of
      S. Res. 474, Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, S3639 [24MY]




ASIAN AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION

  Remarks in House
      Annual gala: tribute, E1805 [27NO]
      Chang, Ilwoong: Asian American Medical Association Crystal Globe 
        Award recipient, E1805 [27NO]




ASIAN AMERICANS

  Bills and resolutions
      Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month: observance (see S. Res. 
        474), S3631 [24MY] (see H. Res. 621), H1914 [17AP]
      Chin, Vincent J.: recognize anniversary of death as a time to 
        reflect on the dangers of xenophobia and scapegoating (see H. 
        Res. 698), H3975 [21JN]
      Civil Rights Act: repeal exemption for Wards Cove Packing Co. 
        (see H.R. 4275), H1739 [28MR]
  Briefings
      Impact of Pacific Asian Consortium in Employment (PACE) business 
        development program: Guojian Cui, E771 [10MY]
      Impact of Pacific Asian Consortium in Employment (PACE) Head 
        Start program: Benjamin Alcaraz, E770 [10MY]
      ------Estella Navarrette, E770 [10MY]
      ------Kimberly Hua, E772 [10MY]
      ------Patrick Martinez, E772 [10MY]
      Impact of Pacific Asian Consortium in Employment (PACE) Home 
        Energy Assistance Program: Francisco Talamantes, E771 [10MY]
      Impact of Pacific Asian Consortium in Employment (PACE) SBA 
        Micro-Loan Program: Linda Wong, E772 [10MY]
      Impact of Pacific Asian Consortium in Employment (PACE) 
        Transitional Subsidized Employment program: Arax Nazarian, 
        E770 [10MY]
      ------Hasmik Sargsyan, E771 [10MY]
      Impact of Pacific Asian Consortium in Employment (PACE) Woman 
        Business Center: Judy Thang, E771 [10MY]
  Remarks in House
      Asian American Medical Association: tribute to annual gala, 
        E1805 [27NO]
      Asian Community Center of Sacramento Valley, Inc.: anniversary, 
        E1426 [3AU]
      Asian-American Chamber of Commerce: tribute to Asian-American 
        Chamber Award recipients, E561 [17AP]
      Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month: observance, H2719, H2720 
        [16MY], E704 [7MY], E733 [8MY], E769 [10MY], E811, E812, E822 
        [16MY], E826 [17MY]
      ------observance (H. Res. 621), E625 [24AP], E861 [18MY]
      Chang, Ilwoong: Asian American Medical Association Crystal Globe 
        Award recipient, E1805 [27NO]
      Chin, Vincent J.: recognize anniversary of death as a time to 
        reflect on the dangers of xenophobia and scapegoating (H. Res. 
        698), H3812 [20JN]
      Chinese New Year: observance, E73 [25JA]
      Civil Rights Act: repeal exemption for Wards Cove Packing Co. 
        (H.R. 4275), E472 [28MR]
      Ethnic groups: express regret for passage of discriminatory laws 
        against Chinese in America, including the Chinese Exclusion 
        Act (H. Res. 282), E1071 [19JN]
      Federation of Asia-Pacific Women's Association: anniversary, 
        E1567 [19SE]
      Hmong Heritage Month: observance, E518 [30MR]
      Minami, Dale: San Francisco Planning and Urban Research (SPUR) 
        Association Silver Spur Award recipient, E271 [28FE]
      National Association of Asian American Professionals: Seattle, 
        WA, chapter recipient of Chapter of the Year award, E1592 
        [21SE]
      Pacific Asian Consortium in Employment (PACE): tribute, E769 
        [10MY]
  Remarks in Senate
      Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month: observance (S. Res. 200), 
        S2960 [8MY]
      Ethnic groups: express regret for passage of discriminatory laws 
        against Chinese in America, including the Chinese Exclusion 
        Act (S. Res. 201), S2960 [8MY]
  Texts of
      S. Res. 474, Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, S3639 [24MY]




ASIAN COMMUNITY CENTER OF SACRAMENTO VALLEY, INC.

  Remarks in House
      Anniversary, E1426 [3AU]




ASIAN PACIFIC STATE EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION

  Remarks in House
      Education: tribute to scholarship fund, E636 [24AP]




ASIAN-AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

  Remarks in House
      Asian-American Chamber Award: tribute to recipients, E561 [17AP]




ASIAN/PACIFIC AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH

  Bills and resolutions
      Observance (see S. Res. 474), S3631 [24MY] (see H. Res. 621), 
        H1914 [17AP]
  Remarks in House
      Observance, H2719, H2720 [16MY], E704 [7MY], E733 [8MY], E769 
        [10MY], E811, E812, E822 [16MY], E826 [17MY]
      Observance (H. Res. 621), E625 [24AP], E861 [18MY]
  Remarks in Senate
      Observance (S. Res. 200), S2960 [8MY]
  Texts of
      S. Res. 474, observance, S3639 [24MY]




ASLAM, MUHAMMAD N.

  Bills and resolutions
      Lateef, Humaira K., and family: relief (see H.R. 6479), H6232 
        [20SE]




ASPEN, CO

  Remarks in Senate
      Aspen Center for Physics: annviersary, S4722 [28JN]




ASPEN CENTER FOR PHYSICS

  Remarks in Senate
      Anniversary, S4722 [28JN]




ASPEN HOMELAND SECURITY GROUP

  Statements
      Cybersecurity Act (CSA2012), S5437 [26JY]




ASPEN INSTITUTE

  Remarks in House
      Northeast Iowa Community College: Aspen Institute ``Top Ten 
        Community Colleges'' honoree, E218 [16FE]




ASPESI, JUDY

  Remarks in House
      Modesto, CA: inclusion of Dewz Restaurant in the OpenTable, 
        Inc., Diner's Choice ``Best Overall Top 100 Restaurants'' 
        list, E235 [21FE]




ASPESI, SCOTT

  Remarks in House
      Modesto, CA: inclusion of Dewz Restaurant in the OpenTable, 
        Inc., Diner's Choice ``Best Overall Top 100 Restaurants'' 
        list, E235 [21FE]




ASQUINO, MARK L.

  Reports
      Political Contributions of Executive Nominees, S4297 [19JN]
  Reports filed
      Nomination To Be Ambassador to Guinea: Committee on Foreign 
        Relations (Senate), S4297 [19JN]




ASSESSING PROGRESS IN HAITI ACT

  Reports filed
      Provisions: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate) (H.R. 1016), 
        S2819 [26AP]




ASSOCATION OF GREEK AMERICAN PROFESSIONAL WOMEN

  Remarks in House
      Alafoyiannis, Loula Loi: Association of Greek American 
        Professional Women Woman of the Year award recipient, E1558 
        [19SE]




ASSOCIATED BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS, INC.

  Letters
      Middle Class Tax Cut Act, S5330 [25JY]
      NLRB rule relative to representation election procedures, S855 
        [16FE]




ASSOCIATED GENERAL CONTRACTORS OF AMERICA

  Letters
      Restore Gulf Coast resources, ecosystems, fisheries, habitats, 
        and wetlands, create jobs, and revive economy of communities 
        affected by Deepwater Horizon oil spill, H832 [16FE]




ASSOCIATED PRESS (news service)

  Articles and editorials
      Census--Fuller Poverty Picture Finds 49.7M Are Poor, Factoring 
        in Medical and Work Expenses, H6376 [15NO]
      Charles Taylor Conviction Sends Warning to Tyrants, E686 [27AP]
      PetroChina Produced More Oil Than Industry Giant Exxon Mobil in 
        2011, S2193 [29MR]
      Reaction to Death of Former State Sen. Bill Raggio, S1030 [27FE]




ASSOCIATION FOR RETARDED CITIZENS OF THE U.S.  see The ARC of the U.S. 
    (organization)




ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY OF AFRICAN AMERICAN LIFE AND HISTORY

  Remarks in House
      African Americans: tribute to achievements of African American 
        women, E129 [3FE]




ASSOCIATION OF CALIFORNIA SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS

  Remarks in House
      Thorstenson, Sandy: Association of California School 
        Administrators California National Superintendent of the Year 
        award recipient, E279 [29FE]




ASSOCIATION OF CENTERS FOR THE STUDY OF CONGRESS

  Letters
      Congress Week, S6422 [19SE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Congress Week: observance, S6422 [19SE]




ASSOCIATION OF FISH & WILDLIFE AGENCIES

  Letters
      Sportsmen's Heritage Act, H1874 [17AP]




ASSOCIATION OF FORMER MEMBERS OF CONGRESS

  Inscriptions
      Dennis M. Hertel Association of Former Members of Congress 
        appreciation plaque, H4700 [10JY]
      Gabrielle Giffords Association of Former Members of Congress 
        Distinguished Service Award plaque, H4699 [10JY]
  Lists
      Association of Former Members of Congress members who have 
        passed away since the last congressional reception honoring 
        former Members of Congress, H4706 [10JY]
  Remarks in House
      Common Ground Project: tribute, H4698 [10JY]
      Congress: reception honoring former Members of Congress, H4696-
        H4706 [10JY]
      Congress to Campus program: tribute, H4697 [10JY]
      Congressional Golf Tournament: tribute, H4698, H4699 [10JY]
      Foreign countries: status of Congressional Study Groups on 
        Germany, Turkey, Japan, and Europe, H4703 [10JY]
      Giffords, Gabrielle: Association of Former Members of Congress 
        Distinguished Service Award recipient, H4699 [10JY]
      Middle East Legislative Fellows Program: tribute, H4701 [10JY]




ASSOCIATION OF JUNIOR LEAGUES INTERNATIONAL, INC.

  Remarks in House
      Chicago, IL: anniversary of Junior League of Chicago 
        (organization), H1744 [29MR]
      St. Paul, MN: anniversary of Junior League of St. Paul, E723 
        [8MY]
  Remarks in Senate
      Baltimore, MD: anniversary of Junior League of Baltimore, S845 
        [16FE]




ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHEAST ASIAN NATIONS (ASEAN)

  Amendments
      Southeast Asia: reaffirm U.S. support for declaration of conduct 
        of parties in the South China Sea among Association of 
        Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states and China (S. 
        Res. 524), S6004, S6011 [2AU]
  Bills and resolutions
      Southeast Asia: reaffirm U.S. support for declaration of conduct 
        of parties in the South China Sea among Association of 
        Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states and China (see 
        S. Res. 524), S5257 [23JY]
  Remarks in Senate
      Southeast Asia: call on China to work with the Association of 
        Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states to resolve 
        territorial issues in the South China Sea, S5335 [25JY]
      ------reaffirm U.S. support for declaration of conduct of 
        parties in the South China Sea among Association of Southeast 
        Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states and China (S. Res. 524), 
        S6011 [2AU]
  Texts of
      S. Res. 524, reaffirm U.S. support for declaration of conduct of 
        parties in the South China Sea among Association of Southeast 
        Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states and China, S5263 [23JY], 
        S6011 [2AU]




ASSOCIATION OF STATE AND TERRITORIAL HEALTH OFFICIALS

  Letters
      Interest Rate Reduction Act elimination of Dept. of HHS 
        Prevention and Public Health Fund, H2242 [27AP]




ASSOCIATION OF STATE FLOODPLAIN MANAGERS, INC.

  Letters
      FEMA allowance of State or local governments to construct levees 
        on certain properties otherwise designated as open space, 
        H5108 [23JY]




ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY CENTERS ON DISABILITIES

  Letters
      Dept. of Justice funding to enforce certain accessibility 
        regulations for the disabled relative to pools at public 
        accommodations or provided by public entities, H2400, H2431 
        [8MY]




ASSOCIATION OF VILLAGE COUNCIL PRESIDENTS

  Letters
      BIA Indian Reservation Roads program revised funding formula, 
        S695 [15FE]




ASSOCIATION OF WASHINGTON GENERALS

  Remarks in House
      Flynn, Mike: Association of Washington Generals Washingtonian of 
        the Year award recipient, E1586 [21SE]




ASSOCIATON OF DEFENSE COMMUNITIES

  Letters
      SBA HUBZone program expansion for communities affected by 
        defense base realignment and closure, S7979 [12DE]




ASTANA TIMES (Kazakhstan publication)

  Articles and editorials
      Kazakhstan Launches ATOM Project To Support Global Movement 
        Against Nuclear Tests, E1510 [13SE]




ASTHMA AWARENESS MONTH

  Remarks in House
      Observance, E703 [7MY]




ASTHMA INHALERS RELIEF ACT

  Letters
      Provisions: Maureen Donahue Hardwick, International 
        Pharmaceutical Aerosol Consortium (excerpt), H6727 [12DE]
  Remarks in House
      Enact (H.R. 6190), H6724-H6728 [12DE], E1780 [16NO], E1937 
        [17DE]
  Reports filed
      Provisions: Committee on Energy and Commerce (House) (H.R. 6190) 
        (H. Rept. 112-673), H6059 [14SE]
  Texts of
      H.R. 6190, provisions, H6724 [12DE]




ASTRACHAN, JEFFREY

  Prayers
      House of Representatives, H518 [7FE]
  Remarks in House
      Tribute, H518 [7FE]




ATATURK, MUSTAFA KEMAL

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1741 [13NO]
      Turkey: observance of Ataturk Youth and Sports Day, E834 [17MY]




ATCHLEY, CHLOE

  Essays
      Washington, DC, E992 [6JN]




ATENCIO, LAWRENCE

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E5 [10JA]




ATHENS, OH

  Remarks in Senate
      Ohio: tribute to teams advancing to Sweet 16 in NCAA men's 
        basketball tournament, S1919 [21MR]
      Ohio University Post (publication): anniversary, S7033 [28NO]




ATHENS, TX

  Remarks in House
      Trinity Valley Community College: tribute to women's basketball 
        team, E492 [29MR]




ATHERLY, JEFF

  Remarks in Senate
      Topeka, KS: tribute to police officers killed in the line of 
        duty, S8123 [18DE]




ATHERTON, CA

  Remarks in House
      Cole, Sean: Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton, CA, Athletic Hall of 
        Fame inductee, E1641 [21SE], E1662 [28SE]
      Lee, Carmen A.: Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton, CA, Spirit of 
        Mater Alumni Award recipient, E1641 [21SE]
      Schaffer, Trevor: Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton, CA, Athletic 
        Hall of Fame inductee, E1644 [21SE], E1663 [28SE]
      Sheldon, Denise: Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton, CA, Athletic 
        Hall of Fame inductee, E1643 [21SE], E1660 [28SE]
      Sullivan, Nancy: Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton, CA, Spirit of 
        Mater Alumni Award recipient, E1643 [21SE]
      Walsh, Ken: Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton, CA, Henry Schimpf 
        Award recipient, E1642 [21SE], E1659 [28SE]




ATHLETICO PHYSICAL AND OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY (company)

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E260 [28FE]




ATHOL, MA

  Remarks in House
      Anniversary, E1285 [19JY]




ATKIN, THOMAS F.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E726 [8MY]




ATKINSON, AMY

  Remarks in House
      Olympic Games: tribute to Guam participants, E1411 [3AU]




ATKINSON, PAUL

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1616 [21SE]




ATKINSON, RANDY

  Remarks in Senate
      Tribute, S7759 [12DE]




ATLANTA, GA

  Bills and resolutions
      Dept. of the Interior: conduct a special resource study of the 
        West Hunter Street Baptist Church in Atlanta, GA (see S. 
        3247), S3631 [24MY]
  Letters
      Dept. of Justice Antitrust Division regional field offices 
        closure funding: Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson, E755 
        [9MY]
  Proclamations
      Thomas, Walker, and Wilson Family Reunion Day: Representative 
        Henry C. ``Hank'' Johnson, Jr., E1206 [9JY]
  Remarks in House
      Adler, Andrew: condemn comments relative to assassination of 
        President Obama, H94 [23JA]
      Dept. of Justice: Antitrust Division regional field offices 
        closure funding, H2529-H2531 [9MY], E755 [9MY]
      Georgia Aquarium: tribute, E1583 [21SE]
      Tuskegee-Morehouse Football Classic: tribute, E1521 [13SE]




ATLANTA (GA) JEWISH TIMES

  Remarks in House
      Adler, Andrew: condemn comments relative to assassination of 
        President Obama, H94 [23JA]




ATLANTA (GA) JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION

  Articles and editorials
      Cashless Stimulus for Small Business, H1613 [27MR]




ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS, NJ

  Remarks in House
      Anniversary, E1661 [28SE]
      Guerin, Kevin: Ancient Order of Hibernians Volunteer Patrick 
        Torphy Division 2 of Monmouth County, NJ, Irishman of the Year 
        award recipient, E131 [3FE]




ATLANTIC (publication)

  Articles and editorials
      In Pennsylvania--the Human Costs of Judicial Confirmation 
        Delays, S6034 [10SE]
      William Kayatta and the Needless Destruction of the Thurmond 
        Rule, S5248 [23JY]




ATLANTIC STRIPED BASS CONSERVATION ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Fish and fishing: allow recreational fishing for Atlantic 
        striped bass in the Block Island Sound transit zone (see H.R. 
        3906), H512 [6FE]




ATOMIC ENERGY  see Nuclear Energy




ATOMIC ENERGY ACT

  Reports filed
      Require Congressional Approval of Agreements for Peaceful 
        Nuclear Cooperation With Foreign Countries: Committee on 
        Foreign Affairs (House) (H.R. 1280) (H. Rept. 112-507), H3265 
        [30MY]




ATROCITIES PREVENTION BOARD

  Remarks in House
      Human rights: ensure that U.S. policy reflects appropriate 
        understanding and sensitivity on human rights, ethnic 
        cleansing, and genocide, E697 [27AP]




ATSINGER, EDWARD G., III

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1851 [29NO]




AT&T INC.

  Remarks in House
      AT&T Veterans: tribute, E291 [1MR]




ATTA MILLS, JOHN (President, Ghana)

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, H5696 [2AU]




ATTMAN, LEONARD AND PHYLLIS

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1167 [28JN]




ATTORNEY GENERAL (Eric H. Holder, Jr.)

  Articles and editorials
      Prosecutor Makes the Case for Military Trials, E708 [7MY]
  Bills and resolutions
      Committee on Oversight and Government Reform (House): disapprove 
        of Chairman Issa's actions relative to certain ongoing 
        criminal investigations and statements relative to Attorney 
        General Holder (see H. Res. 718), H4614 [29JN] (see H. Res. 
        718), H4684 [9JY]
      ------initiate or intervene in judicial proceedings to enforce 
        certain subpoenas issued to Attorney General Holder (see H. 
        Res. 706), H4064 [26JN]
      ------initiate or intervene in judicial proceedings to enforce 
        certain subpoenas issued to Attorney General Holder (H. Res. 
        706), consideration (see H. Res. 708), H4155 [27JN]
      House of Representatives: find Attorney General Holder in 
        contempt of Congress for refusal to comply with subpoenas 
        issued by the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform 
        (House) (see H. Res. 711), H4604 [28JN]
      ------find Attorney General Holder in contempt of Congress for 
        refusal to comply with subpoenas issued by the Committee on 
        Oversight and Government Reform (House) (H. Res. 711), 
        consideration (see H. Res. 708), H4155 [27JN]
      ------recommend against finding Attorney General Holder in 
        contempt of Congress for refusal to comply with subpoenas 
        issued by the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform 
        (House) (see H. Res. 712), H4604 [28JN]
      Obama, President: appoint special counsel to investigate 
        operations transferring firearms to drug cartels where U.S. 
        law enforcement personnel do not monitor such firearms (see H. 
        Res. 532), H374 [1FE]
  Letters
      Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act counterterrorism and 
        intelligence gathering tools extension, S8129 [18DE], S8395 
        [27DE]
      Investigation of Dept. of Justice operations transferring 
        firearms to drug cartels where U.S. law enforcement personnel 
        do not monitor such firearms: Representative Cummings, H4171, 
        H4172 [28JN]
      ------Representative Issa, Committee on Oversight and Government 
        Reform (House), H4409-H4411 [28JN], E1188, E1189 [29JN]
  Motions
      Committee on Oversight and Government Reform (House): disapprove 
        of Chairman Issa's actions relative to certain ongoing 
        criminal investigations and statements relative to Attorney 
        General Holder (H. Res. 718), H4615 [29JN]
      ------initiate or intervene in judicial proceedings to enforce 
        certain subpoenas issued to Attorney General Holder (H. Res. 
        706), consideration (H. Res. 708), H4174 [28JN]
      House of Representatives: find Attorney General Holder in 
        contempt of Congress for refusal to comply with subpoenas 
        issued by the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform 
        (House) (H. Res. 711), H4412 [28JN]
      ------find Attorney General Holder in contempt of Congress for 
        refusal to comply with subpoenas issued by the Committee on 
        Oversight and Government Reform (House) (H. Res. 711), 
        consideration (H. Res. 708), H4174 [28JN]
  Press releases
      NBPC Calls for the Resignation of Attorney General Eric Holder: 
        National Border Patrol Council, H4171 [28JN]
  Remarks in House
      Committee on Oversight and Government Reform (House): disapprove 
        of Chairman Issa's actions relative to certain ongoing 
        criminal investigations and statements relative to Attorney 
        General Holder (H. Res. 718), H4614 [29JN]
      ------hold bipartisan public hearings with testimony from 
        persons having knowledge relative to operations transferring 
        firearms to drug cartels, H4412, H4413 [28JN]
      ------initiate or intervene in judicial proceedings to enforce 
        certain subpoenas issued to Attorney General Holder (H. Res. 
        706), H4418-H4421 [28JN], E1196 [29JN], E1405 [3AU]
      ------initiate or intervene in judicial proceedings to enforce 
        certain subpoenas issued to Attorney General Holder (H. Res. 
        706), consideration (H. Res. 708), H4164-H4175 [28JN]
      ------vote by Republican members to hold Attorney General Holder 
        in contempt of Congress relative to operations transferring 
        firearms to drug cartels, H3959 [21JN]
      Dept. of Justice: decision to prosecute individuals involved in 
        the 9/11 terrorist attacks in Federal court in New York, NY, 
        E901 [30MY]
      ------decision to prosecute individuals involved in the 
        September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in military tribunals, 
        E708 [7MY]
      ------objection to Texas requirement for individuals to provide 
        photo identification as a condition of obtaining or casting a 
        ballot or registering to vote in an election, H2304-H2310 
        [7MY], H2638 [10MY], H3107 [18MY], H4659 [9JY], H4707 [10JY], 
        H4824 [11JY]
      ------whistleblower allegations relative to operations 
        transferring firearms to drug cartels where U.S. law 
        enforcement personnel do not monitor such firearms, H2493-
        H2496 [9MY], H3813 [20JN], H3918, H3947 [21JN], H6794 [13DE]
      House of Representatives: find Attorney General Holder in 
        contempt of Congress for refusal to comply with subpoenas 
        issued by the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform 
        (House) (H. Res. 711), H4069, H4072, H4073, H4074, H4076, 
        H4077 [27JN], H4161, H4162, H4163, H4402-H4418, H4425 [28JN], 
        E1157 [27JN], E1180 [28JN], E1184, E1191, E1193, E1196, E1199 
        [29JN], E1247 [12JY], E1405 [3AU]
      ------find Attorney General Holder in contempt of Congress for 
        refusal to comply with subpoenas issued by the Committee on 
        Oversight and Government Reform (House) (H. Res. 711), 
        consideration (H. Res. 708), H4164-H4175 [28JN]
      ------find Attorney General Holder in contempt of Congress for 
        refusal to comply with subpoenas issued by the Committee on 
        Oversight and Government Reform (House) (H. Res. 711), motion 
        to refer, H4412, H4413 [28JN]
      ------recommend against finding Attorney General Holder in 
        contempt of Congress for refusal to comply with subpoenas 
        issued by the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform 
        (House) (H. Res. 712), H4177 [28JN]
      Obama, President: appoint special counsel to investigate 
        operations transferring firearms to drug cartels where U.S. 
        law enforcement personnel do not monitor such firearms, H380 
        [2FE]
      ------appoint special counsel to investigate operations 
        transferring firearms to drug cartels where U.S. law 
        enforcement personnel do not monitor such firearms (H. Res. 
        532), H382 [2FE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Breuer, Lanny: call for resignation for allegations relative to 
        operations transferring firearms to drug cartels where U.S. 
        law enforcement personnel do not monitor such firearms, S411 
        [9FE]
      Dept. of Justice: decision to prosecute individuals involved in 
        the 9/11 terrorist attacks in Federal court in New York, NY, 
        S3956 [12JN]
      ------objection to Texas requirement for individuals to provide 
        photo identification as a condition of obtaining or casting a 
        ballot or registering to vote in an election, S1663 [14MR], 
        S3956 [12JN], S4869 [11JY]
      ------release of report relative to operations transferring 
        firearms to drug cartels where U.S. law enforcement personnel 
        do not monitor such firearms, S6585 [21SE]
      ------whistleblower allegations relative to operations 
        transferring firearms to drug cartels where U.S. law 
        enforcement personnel do not monitor such firearms, S410-S412 
        [9FE], S1706 [15MR], S3954-S3956 [12JN]
      National security: impact of leaked intelligence information on 
        covert operations, S3954-S3956 [12JN]
  Reports
      Recommend Finding of Attorney General Holder in Contempt of 
        Congress for Refusal To Comply With Subpoenas: Committee on 
        Oversight and Government Reform (House), H4177-H4401 [28JN]
  Reports filed
      Consideration of H. Res. 706, Committee on Oversight and 
        Government Reform Initiation or Intervention in Proceedings To 
        Enforce Subpoenas Issued to Attorney General Holder: Committee 
        on Rules (House) (H. Res. 708) (H. Rept. 112-553), H4155 
        [27JN]
      Consideration of H. Res. 711, House of Representatives Finding 
        of Attorney General Holder in Contempt of Congress for Refusal 
        To Comply With Certain Subpoenas: Committee on Rules (House) 
        (H. Res. 708) (H. Rept. 112-553), H4155 [27JN]
      Recommend Finding of Attorney General Holder in Contempt of 
        Congress for Refusal To Comply With Subpoenas: Committee on 
        Oversight and Government Reform (House) (H. Rept. 112-546), 
        H3981 [25JN]
  Statements
      Representative Dingell's Criticism of Attorney General Holder 
        Contempt of Congress Resolutions Vote in the House of 
        Representatives: Brian A. Terry Family, H4166, H4407 [28JN]
      Violence Against Women Act Anniversary, S6302 [13SE]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 706, Committee on Oversight and Government Reform 
        (House) initiation or intervention in judicial proceedings to 
        enforce certain subpoenas issued to Attorney General Holder, 
        H4418 [28JN]
      H. Res. 708, consideration of H. Res. 706, Committee on 
        Oversight and Government Reform (House) initiation or 
        intervention in judicial proceedings to enforce certain 
        subpoenas issued to Attorney General Holder, H4164 [28JN]
      H. Res. 708, consideration of H. Res. 711, House of 
        Representatives finding of Attorney General Holder in contempt 
        of Congress for refusal to comply with subpoenas issued by the 
        Committee on Oversight and Government Reform (House), H4164 
        [28JN]
      H. Res. 711, House of Representatives finding of Attorney 
        General Holder in contempt of Congress for refusal to comply 
        with subpoenas issued by the Committee on Oversight and 
        Government Reform (House), H4402 [28JN]
      H. Res. 712, recommend against the House of Representatives 
        finding Attorney General Holder in contempt of Congress for 
        refusal to comply with subpoenas issued by the Committee on 
        Oversight and Government Reform (House), H4177 [28JN]
      H. Res. 718, disapprove of Committee on Oversight and Government 
        Reform (House) Chairman Issa's actions relative to certain 
        ongoing criminal investigations and statements relative to 
        Attorney General Holder, H4614 [29JN]




ATTRACTING THE BEST AND BRIGHTEST ACT

  Remarks in House
      Enact (H.R. 6412), H6155, H6188, H6190-H6193 [20SE], H6523 
        [29NO], H6550, H6551 [30NO], E1632 [21SE]




ATWELL, BRADLEY W.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1655 [25SE]




ATWOOD, VALDINE

  Remarks in House
      Mighty Women of Washington County (organization): tribute to 
        Elder Award nominees, E1374 [1AU]




AUBIN, JOSEPH W.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, H3665 [8JN]
  Remarks in Senate
      Tribute, S3127 [14MY]




AUBURN, AL

  Remarks in House
      Pursell, Jimmy and Chris: Auburn University Lifetime Achievement 
        Award recipients, E1856 [30NO]




AUBURN, CA

  Remarks in House
      California: anniversary of Mountain Quarries Railroad Bridge, 
        E278 [29FE]




AUBURN, ME

  Remarks in House
      John F. Murphy Homes, Inc.: anniversary, E850 [18MY]
  Remarks in Senate
      Baxter Brewing Co.: BevNet (publication) New Brewery of the Year 
        award recipient, S1457 [7MR]
      Livingston, Luke: inclusion in Forbes (publication) ``30 Under 
        30 Food & Wine'' list, S1457 [7MR]
      Thos. Moser Cabinetmakers (business): tribute, S698 [15FE]




AUBURN, NY

  Bills and resolutions
      Tubman, Harriet: establish the Harriet Tubman National 
        Historical Park in Auburn, NY, and the Harriet Tubman 
        Underground Railroad National Historical Park in Caroline, 
        Dorchester, and Talbot Counties, MD (see H.R. 4007), H692 
        [9FE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Tubman, Harriet: establish the Harriet Tubman National 
        Historical Park in Auburn, NY, and the Harriet Tubman 
        Underground Railroad National Historical Park in Caroline, 
        Dorchester, and Talbot Counties, MD (S. 247), S251 [1FE]
  Reports filed
      Harriet Tubman National Historical Parks Act: Committee on 
        Energy and Natural Resources (Senate) (S. 247) (S. Rept. 112-
        105), S41 [23JA]




AUBURN, WA

  Remarks in House
      Camelot Elementary School: Dept. of Education Green Ribbon 
        Schools award recipient, E1092 [20JN]
      Mosby Farm (business): King County, WA, Executive Rural Small 
        Business of the Year award finalist, E1524 [13SE]
      Thomas Jefferson High School: tribute to History Bowl teams, 
        E915 [31MY]




AUBURN UNIVERSITY

  Remarks in House
      Pursell, Jimmy and Chris: Auburn University Lifetime Achievement 
        Award recipients, E1856 [30NO]
      Scammell, Emily: Auburn University Political Science Leadership 
        Award recipient, E538 [16AP]




AUDI, CHAD

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E119 [2FE]




AUDIT THE PENTAGON ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see S. 3487), S5977 [2AU]




AUGUST, ANN DAWSON

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1869 [4DE]




AUGUSTA, GA

  Remarks in House
      Kitchens, George, Jr.: tribute for participation in Olympic 
        Games, H5296 [26JY]
      NAACP: tribute to Freedom Fund Banquet, E33 [18JA]




AUGUSTA, ME

  Remarks in House
      Kennebec Valley Chamber of Commerce: tribute to award 
        recipients, E20 [17JA]
      Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth and Reconciliation 
        Mandate: tribute to signing, E1185 [29JN]




AUGUSTINE, KATHY

  Remarks in House
      Fairfax County, VA: tribute to Best of Braddock Awards 
        recipients, E1411 [3AU]




AULT, CO

  Remarks in Senate
      Honor Flight Northern Colorado (organization): tribute, S2917 
        [7MY]




AULT, RONALD E.

  Letters
      Dept. of Energy nuclear weapons laboratories and production 
        facilities safety, H2840 [17MY]




AUMAN, ALLISON

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E2010 [30DE]




AUNG SAN SUU KYI

  Bills and resolutions
      Capitol Building and Grounds: permit use of rotunda for 
        presentation of Congressional Gold Medal to Aung San Suu Kyi 
        (see H. Con. Res. 135), H5525 [31JY]
  Poems
      ``Daw of Freedom,'' Albert C. Caswell, E1655 [25SE]
  Remarks in House
      Capitol Building and Grounds: permit use of rotunda for 
        presentation of Congressional Gold Medal to Aung San Suu Kyi 
        (H. Con. Res. 135), H5552 [1AU], H6124, H6125 [19SE]
      Tribute, E1655 [25SE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Capitol Building and Grounds: permit use of rotunda for 
        presentation of Congressional Gold Medal to Aung San Suu Kyi 
        (H. Con. Res. 135), S6013 [2AU]
      Congressional Gold Medal: presentation, S6394 [19SE]
      Foreign countries: report on congressional delegation trip to 
        Burma, S82 [26JA]
  Texts of
      H. Con. Res. 135, use of Capitol rotunda for presentation of 
        Congressional Gold Medal to Aung San Suu Kyi, H5552 [1AU]




AURORA, CO

  Bills and resolutions
      Disasters: condemn movie theater shootings and express 
        condolences for victims and gratitude to responders to the 
        shootings (see S. Con. Res. 53), S5304 [24JY] (see H. Con. 
        Res. 134), H5201 [24JY]
      Taxation: exclude from gross income payments from the Aurora 
        Victim Relief Fund to victims of Aurora, CO, movie theater 
        shootings (see S. 3648), S7215 [29NO] (see H.R. 6615), H6535 
        [29NO]
  Obituaries
      Blunk, Jonathan, H5299 [26JY]
      Boik, Alexander J. (A.J.), H5299 [26JY]
      Childress, Jesse, H5299 [26JY]
      Cowden, Gordon W., H5299 [26JY]
      Ghawi, Jessica, H5300 [26JY]
      Larimer, John, H5300 [26JY]
      McQuinn, Matt, H5300 [26JY]
      Medek, Micayla, H5300 [26JY]
      Moser, Veronica, H5300 [26JY]
      Sullivan, Alex, H5300 [26JY]
      Teves, Alex, H5300 [26JY]
      Wingo, Rebecca, H5299 [26JY]
  Poems
      ``Sense To Find . . .,'' Albert C. Caswell, H5301 [26JY]
  Remarks in House
      Colorado Biobusiness Accelerator: opening, E1611 [21SE]
      Disasters: condemn movie theater shootings and express 
        condolences for victims and gratitude to responders to the 
        shootings (H. Con. Res. 134), H5264 [25JY], H5297-H5302 [26JY]
      ------express condolences for victims of movie theater shootings 
        and gratitude to responders to the shootings, H5081, H5082, 
        H5117, H5118 [23JY], H5135, H5149 [24JY], H5212 [25JY], H5532 
        [1AU], E1362 [31JY], E1416 [3AU]
  Remarks in Senate
      Disasters: condemn movie theater shootings and express 
        condolences for victims and gratitude to responders to the 
        shootings (H. Con. Res. 134), S5628 [26JY]
      ------condemn movie theater shootings and express condolences 
        for victims and gratitude to responders to the shootings (S. 
        Con. Res. 53), S5296, S5297 [24JY]
      ------express condolences for victims of movie theater shootings 
        and gratitude to responders to the shootings, S5239, S5243, 
        S5244, S5248, S5250 [23JY], S5280 [24JY], S5364 [25JY], S5466 
        [26JY], S5863 [1AU]
  Texts of
      H. Con. Res. 134, condemn, Aurora, CO, movie theater shootings 
        and express condolences for victims and gratitude to 
        responders to the shootings, H5297 [26JY]
      S. Con. Res. 53, condemn Aurora, CO, movie theater shootings and 
        express condolences for victims and gratitude to responders to 
        the shootings, S5309 [24JY]




AURORA, IL

  Remarks in House
      Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy: anniversary, H1980 
        [19AP]




AUSTIN, JOHN R.

  Remarks in House
      Horse Shoe Curve Benevolent Association: tribute to award 
        recipients, E1916 [12DE]




AUSTIN, MN

  Remarks in House
      Hormel Foods Corp.: anniversary of SPAM, H5211 [25JY]




AUSTIN, TX

  Remarks in House
      Houston, TX: tribute to Multiple Sclerosis MS150 Bike Ride, E345 
        [8MR]
      Texas: importance of football rivalry between University of 
        Texas and Texas A&M University, E58 [23JA]
  Remarks in Senate
      University of Texas: tribute to women's volleyball tean, S8298 
        [20DE]
      University of Texas at Austin: tribute to Dept. of History ``Not 
        Even Past'' website promoting U.S. and global history, S3325 
        [21MY]




AUSTRALIA, COMMONWEALTH OF

  Remarks in House
      Education: tribute to the Uni-Capitol Washington Internship 
        Programme, E78 [25JA], E141, E142 [6FE]
  Remarks in Senate
      Education: tribute to the Uni-Capitol Washington Internship 
        Programme, S205 [31JA]




AUSTRIA, STEVE (a Representative from Ohio)

  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 discrimination against the unborn on the basis of 
        sex or race (see H.R. 3541), H476 [3FE]
      ------protect pain-capable unborn children in the District of 
        Columbia (see H.R. 3803), H727 [14FE]
      Armed Forces: leave no member unaccounted for in the withdrawal 
        of troops from Iraq and Afghanistan (see H. Res. 503), H513 
        [6FE]
      ------prevent disruptions at military funerals (see H.R. 1591), 
        H115 [23JA]
      ------tribute to members for service in Iraq (see H. Res. 528), 
        H181 [25JA]
      Armstrong, Neil A.: tribute (see H. Res. 784), H6000 [13SE]
      BLM: provide for certain oversight and approval on any decision 
        to close national monument land to recreational shooting (see 
        H.R. 3440), H28 [17JA]
      Catholic Schools Week: recognize goals and honor contributions 
        of Catholic schools (see H. Res. 523), H158 [24JA]
      CBO: provide a macroeconomic analysis of the impact of 
        legislation (see H.R. 3582), H187 [27JA]
      Child Protection and Safety Act: reauthorize certain programs 
        relative to sex offender management and registration (see H.R. 
        3796), H160 [24JA]
      Commission To Accelerate the End of Breast Cancer: establish 
        (see H.R. 3067), H3404 [1JN]
      Committee on POW and MIA Affairs (House, Select): establish (see 
        H. Res. 111), H221 [31JA]
      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), H4864 [12JY]
      ------establish criminal offense for fraudulent claims about 
        military service (see H.R. 1775), H4828 [11JY]
      Dept. of HHS: clarify standards relative to suspension, 
        revocation, and limitation of laboratory certification (see 
        H.R. 6118), H5010 [18JY]
      ------ensure religious conscience protections relative to 
        insurance coverage of certain women's preventive health 
        services (see H.R. 3897), H641 [8FE]
      ------exempt employers from taxes, penalties, or suits for 
        failure to offer insurance coverage for certain women's 
        preventive services on the basis of religious belief or moral 
        conviction (see H.R. 6097), H4774 [10JY]
      Dept. of Justice: establish uniform standards for the exchange 
        of controlled substance and prescription information to 
        prevent diversion, fraud, and abuse of such substances and 
        drugs (see H.R. 4292), H1740 [28MR]
      ------prohibit tracking and cataloguing purchases of multiple 
        rifles and shotguns (see H.R. 3814), H158 [24JA]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: accept certain documents as proof of 
        service in determining eligibility of an individual to receive 
        amounts from the Filipino Veterans Equity Compensation Fund 
        (see H.R. 6464), H6302 [5OC]
      ------repeal requirement for reduction of survivor annuities 
        under the Survivor Benefit Plan to offset the receipt of 
        veterans' dependency and indemnity compensation (see H.R. 
        178), H1571 [26MR]
      Financial institutions: improve examination of depository 
        institutions (see H.R. 3461), H3662 [7JN]
      Gold Star Dads of America, Inc.: tribute (see H. Res. 577), 
        H3363 [31MY]
      Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act: repeal health-care 
        related provisions (see H.R. 6079), H4775 [10JY]
      Insurance: repeal medical loss ratio requirements for health 
        insurance (see H.R. 2077), H5711 [2AU]
      International Olympic Committee: recognize a moment of silence 
        at future Olympic opening ceremonies to honor those who lost 
        their lives at 1972 Munich Olympics (see H. Res. 663), H3703 
        [12JN]
      Iran: clarify treatment of the interests of Iran in certain 
        assets (see H.R. 4070), H2072 [24AP]
      ------express importance of preventing acquisition of nuclear 
        weapons capability and continue economic and diplomatic 
        pressure to secure nonproliferation agreement (see H. Res. 
        568), H1572 [26MR]
      ------provide for a comprehensive strategy to counter growing 
        presence and hostile activity in the Western Hemisphere (see 
        H.R. 3783), H77 [18JA]
      Israel: independence anniversary (see H. Con. Res. 115), H1805 
        [29MR]
      ------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), H1808 [29MR]
      Lance Corporal Joshua B. McDaniels and Veterans Memorial Post 
        Office Building, London, OH: designate (see H.R. 5984), H3977 
        [21JN]
      Law enforcement officers: encourage, enhance, and integrate Blue 
        Alert plans throughout U.S. to disseminate information when an 
        officer is seriously injured or killed in the line of duty 
        (see H.R. 365), H1741 [28MR]
      Marine Corps: mint coins in commemoration of the Centennial of 
        Marine Corps Aviation, and to support construction of the 
        Marine Corps Heritage Center (see H.R. 1621), H641 [8FE]
      Master Sergeant Jeffrey J. Rieck and Veterans Memorial Post 
        Office, Columbus, OH: designate (see H.R. 5985), H3977 [21JN]
      Master Sergeant Shawn T. Hannon and Veterans Memorial Post 
        Office Building, Grove City, OH: designate (see H.R. 5983), 
        H3977 [21JN]
      Members of Congress: eliminate automatic salary adjustments (see 
        H.R. 6721), H7516 [31DE]
      Mental Health Month: designate (see H. Res. 640), H2274 [27AP]
      Middle East: limit U.S. assistance to the Palestinian Authority 
        (see H.R. 5303), H2570 [9MY]
      National Eagle Scout Day: designate (see H. Res. 716), H4604 
        [28JN]
      Nicklaus, Jack: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 4040), 
        H801 [15FE]
      NLRB: disapprove rule relative to representation election 
        procedures (see H.J. Res. 103), H901 [16FE]
      Office of the Director of National Intelligence: allow elements 
        of the intelligence community to share cyber threat 
        intelligence with private-sector cybersecurity entities (see 
        H.R. 3523), H1847 [16AP]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: protect rights of 
        conscience relative to requirements for coverage of specific 
        items and services (see H.R. 1179), H375 [1FE]
      ------repeal (see H.R. 6079), H4775 [10JY]
      ------repeal annual fee on health insurance providers (see H.R. 
        1370), H3267 [30MY]
      Philippines: independence anniversary (see H. Res. 665), H3162 
        [18MY]
      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]
      Pro Football Hall of Fame: mint coins in recognition and 
        celebration (see H.R. 4104), H2569 [9MY]
      Public debt: disapprove the President's exercise of authority to 
        increase the debt limit (see H.J. Res. 98), H28 [17JA]
      Public welfare programs: prohibit waivers relative to compliance 
        with Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program work 
        requirements (see H.R. 6140), H5079 [19JY]
      Sports: protect and enhance opportunities for recreational 
        fishing, hunting, and shooting (see H.R. 4089), H1359 [9MR]
      Taxation: establish ABLE accounts to pay for qualified 
        disability expenses of family members with disabilities (see 
        H.R. 3423), H115 [23JA]
      ------make employers of spouses of military personnel eligible 
        for the work opportunity credit (see H.R. 687), H3976 [21JN]
      ------provide a deduction for domestic business income of 
        qualified small businesses (see H.R. 9), H1571 [26MR]
      ------support and strengthen tax incentives for retirement 
        savings (see H. Con. Res. 101), H901 [16FE]
      Tobacco products: clarify FDA jurisdiction over certain tobacco 
        products and protect jobs and small businesses involved in the 
        sale, manufacturing, and distribution of cigars (see H.R. 
        1639), H187 [27JA]
      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]
      Voting: express that it is not a violation of the equal 
        protection clause to extend particular consideration to 
        members of the uniformed services or overseas citizens to 
        exercise right to vote (see H. Res. 799), H6232 [20SE]
      Wallenberg, Raoul: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 
        3001), H1571 [26MR]
      World War I: mint coins in commemoration of centennial (see H.R. 
        4107), H1099 [29FE]
      World War II: award Congressional Gold Medal to the First 
        Special Service Force (see H.R. 3767), H1154 [5MR]
      ------tribute to members of the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders for 
        contributions toward the defeat of Japan (see H. Res. 777), 
        H6152 [19SE]
      Year of the Korean War Veteran: designate (see H. Res. 618), 
        H3977 [21JN]
  Bills and resolutions introduced
      EPA: express that ``Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas 
        Emissions for New Stationary Sources--Electric Utility 
        Generating Units'' will lead to higher energy costs and 
        endanger jobs and the economy (see H. Res. 606), H1805 [29MR]
  Designated Speaker pro tempore
      House of Representatives, H5925 [13SE]
  Poems
      ``To the 10th Power,'' Albert C. Caswell, E525 [16AP]
  Remarks
      Dept. of Education: prohibit from overreaching into academic 
        affairs financial aid program eligibility (H.R. 2117), H985 
        [28FE]
      Economy: impact of Government regulations, H208 [31JA]
      House of Representatives: appreciation of opportunity to serve, 
        H6691 [11DE]
      Lange, Linda S.: Dept. of the Air Force Outstanding Civilian 
        Career Service Award nominee, E623 [24AP]
      Motor vehicles: effects of increase of corporate average fuel 
        economy (CAFE) standards on vehicle pricing and safety, H208 
        [31JA]
      National Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month: observance, 
        H6159 [20SE]
      Parker, Randall B.: Dept. of the Air Force Meritorious Civilian 
        Service Award nominee, E1039 [12JN]
      Sumida, Michael T.: Congressional Gold Medal recipient, 
        E1989 [21DE]
      Tyler's Light (organization): tribute, E533 [16AP]
      Wittenberg University: tribute to women's volleyball team, 
        E2 [6JA]
      Xenia, OH: tribute to American Veterans Traveling Tribute mobile 
        memorial, E1865 [4DE]
  Remarks in House relative to
      Tribute, H6682, H6687-H6693 [11DE]
  Tributes
      Aills, Wade, E521 [16AP]
      Brown, Christopher L., E529 [16AP]
      Gladney, Amanda G., E1260 [17JY]
      Horbaczewski, Henry, E39 [18JA]
      Mechenbier, Edward J., E1042 [12JN]
      North, Brandon, E521 [16AP]
      Radcliff, Dwight E., E1878 [5DE], E1987 [21DE]
      Salisbury, Austin, E521 [16AP]
      Schenck, William F., E298 [1MR]
      Shupe, Judith E., E1925 [13DE]
      Viassy, Iayie, E521 [16AP]
      Woodard, David, E525 [16AP]




AUTHORS  see Literature




AUTISM UNDERSTANDING AND TRAINING IN SCHOOL METHODOLOGIES FOR 
    EDUCATORS ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 5195), H2271 [27AP]
  Letters
      Provisions: 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]
  Remarks in House
      Enact (H.R. 5195), E687 [27AP]




AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES INTERDEPARTMENTAL COORDINATING COMMITTEE

  Bills and resolutions
      Establish (see H.R. 6218), H5326 [26JY]




AUTOMATIC IRA ACT

  Bills and resolutions
      Enact (see H.R. 4049), H900 [16FE]
  Remarks in House
      Enact (H.R. 4049), H807 [16FE]




AUTOMOBILES  see Motor Vehicles




AUTRY, GEORGE R., JR.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E387 [20MR]




AVERY, CHRIS

  Privilege of the floor
      Senate, S3798 [6JN]




AVEZZANO, JOSEPH W.

  Remarks in House
      Tribute, E1628 [21SE]




AVIATION

  Addresses
      Flight 93 National Memorial: Gordon Felt, S7398 [4DE]
  Amendments
      Dept. of Homeland Security: making appropriations (H.R. 5855), 
        H3482 [5JN], H3528, H3529, H3530, H3531, H3533, H3534, H3535, 
        H3537, H3539, H3541, H3543, H3544, H3545, H3546, H3548, H3549, 
        H3550, H3552, H3554, H3556, H3557, H3559, H3578, H3579 [6JN], 
        H3619, H3620, H3621, H3622, H3623, H3624, H3625, H3629, H3630, 
        H3632, H3635, H3637, H3638, H3640, H3641, H3644, H3645, H3662 
        [7JN]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5855), consideration (H. Res. 
        667), H3287 [31MY]
      Depts. of Transportation and HUD and related agencies: making 
        appropriations (H.R. 5972), H3981 [25JN], H4033, H4035, H4036, 
        H4037, H4039, H4041, H4044, H4045, H4047, H4048, H4051, H4052, 
        H4053, H4054, H4055, H4056, H4065, H4066 [26JN], H4096, H4097, 
        H4099, H4100, H4101, H4102, H4103, H4104, H4105, H4106, H4108, 
        H4109, H4110, H4112, H4117, H4118, H4121, H4122, H4124, H4135, 
        H4136, H4137, H4139, H4140, H4141, H4142, H4143, H4144, H4146, 
        H4147, H4148, H4149, H4150, H4151 [27JN]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5972), consideration (H. Res. 
        697), H4025 [26JN]
      European Union: prohibit operators of civil aircraft of the U.S. 
        from participating in the European Union emissions trading 
        scheme (S. 1956), S6611, S6648, S6649 [21SE]
      FAA: reform regulations regarding enforcement actions against 
        pilots, clarify statutory deference related to the NTSB, 
        require notice to airmen (NOTAM) posting, and reform medical 
        certification process (S. 1335), S4733, S4777 [29JN]
      NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps Act: reauthorize and amend (S. 
        2388), S8308, S8313 [20DE]
      Transportation Security Administration: modify screening 
        requirements for checked baggage arriving from preclearance 
        airports (S. 3542), S7275, S7276 [29NO]
      ------transfer unclaimed clothes recovered at airport security 
        checkpoints to local veterans organizations and other 
        charities (H.R. 6328), S7750, S7752 [11DE], H7447 [30DE]
      World War II: tribute to members of the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders 
        for contributions toward the defeat of Japan (S. Res. 418), 
        S6003, S6004, S6010 [2AU]
  Announcements
      Moment of silence on the anniversary of the September 11, 2001, 
        terrorist attacks, S6080 [11SE]
  Appointments
      Conferees: H.R. 658, FAA Air Transportation Modernization and 
        Safety Improvement Act, H192 [31JA]
  Articles and editorials
      Bone Notches 10,000 Combat Missions, E394 [20MR]
      Dyess' 317th Airlift Group Celebrates 3,000 Continuous Days of 
        Deployment Today, E394 [20MR]
      History in the Making, S2316 [16AP]
      Lawmakers Question Gift of 20 F-16s to Morsi's Egypt, H6802 
        [13DE]
      Military Funds to Spare?, H7366 [20DE]
      NTSB--An Impartial Forum for Pilots?, S4179 [14JN]
      Prosecutor Makes the Case for Military Trials, E708 [7MY]
  Bills and resolutions
      Air Force: limit authority to retire or transfer certain 
        aircraft of the Air National Guard (see H.R. 6690), H7423 
        [20DE]
      ------prevent relocation of F-16 aircraft from Eielson AFB, AK 
        (see S. 2073), S350 [6FE]
      ------prohibit permanent relocation of C-130 aircraft assigned 
        to Pittsburgh 911th Airlift Wing (see H.R. 3911), H567 [7FE]
      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] (see H.R. 4164), H1272 
        [7MR]
      ------celebrate anniversary of combat action and recognize 
        contributions of American Volunteer Group and 23d Fighter 
        Group (Flying Tigers) to the Nation's defense (see H. Res. 
        802), H6276 [21SE]
      Armstrong, Neil A.: tribute (see H. Res. 784), H6000 [13SE]
      BLM: provide for land conveyances in Nevada for Tule Springs 
        Fossil Beds National Monument and other Federal, State, and 
        local projects (see S. 3346), S4674 [27JN] (see H.R. 6072), 
        H4655 [29JN]
      Buffalo, NY: anniversary of Continental Connection commuter 
        plane crash (see H. Res. 543), H640 [8FE]
      Bureau of Customs and Border Protection: submit a plan to ensure 
        the placement of sufficient officers at certain U.S. 
        international airports to effectively combat security threats 
        and vulnerabilities (see H.R. 4006), H692 [9FE]
      Business and industry: require certain air carriers and their 
        agents and ticket agents to disclose certain costs and fees 
        (see H.R. 3867), H374 [1FE]
      Buy American Act: strengthen requirements applicable to 
        airports, highways, high-speed rail, trains, and transit (see 
        H.R. 6216), H5326 [26JY]
      Civil liberties: protect individual privacy against unwarranted 
        governmental intrusion through the use of domestic unmanned 
        aerial vehicles commonly called drones (see S. 3287), S3976 
        [12JN] (see H.R. 5925), H3660 [7JN]
      Consumers: establish an air travelers' bill of rights (see S. 
        3302), S4203 [14JN] (see H.R. 6449), H6230 [20SE]
      Dept. of Agriculture: provide Animal and Plant Health Inspection 
        Service expedited authority to remove geese that threaten 
        aircraft (see S. 2377), S2821 [26AP]
      Dept. of Defense: provide for transfer of excess aircraft to the 
        Forest Service for wildfire suppression activities (see S. 
        3441), S5381 [25JY] (see H.R. 6248), H5628 [1AU]
      ------reduce number of nuclear weapons and related programs (see 
        H.R. 3974), H639 [8FE]
      ------require an independent study and report on simulated 
        tactical flight training in a sustained gravity environment 
        (see S. 3554), S6453 [19SE]
      ------work with non-Federal entities and accept non-Federal 
        funding under strict guidelines to promote commercial space 
        transportation infrastructure efficiencies (see H.R. 4401), 
        H2029 [19AP]
      Dept. of Homeland Security: contract with an independent 
        laboratory to study health effects of backscatter x-ray 
        machines used at airline checkpoints and improve notice to 
        airline passengers (see S. 2044), S208 [31JA] (see H.R. 4068), 
        H901 [16FE]
      ------making appropriations (see S. 3216), S3422 [22MY] (see 
        H.R. 5855), H3171 [25MY]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5855), consideration (see H. 
        Res. 667), H3265 [30MY]
      Dept. of Transportation: issue regulations to ensure families 
        are able to sit together on flights (see H.R. 6124), H4863 
        [12JY]
      ------prevent the use of unmanned aircraft systems as weapons 
        while operating in the national airspace system (see H.R. 
        5950), H3707 [15JN]
      Depts. of Defense and Homeland Security: prohibit purchase of 
        equipment or military aircraft containing electronic 
        components not manufactured in the U.S. (see H.R. 6277), H5704 
        [2AU]
      Depts. of Transportation and HUD and related agencies: making 
        appropriations (see S. 2322), S2545 [19AP] (see H.R. 5972), 
        H3914 [20JN]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 5972), consideration (see H. 
        Res. 697), H3974 [21JN]
      Dryden Flight Research Center, Palmdale, CA: redesignate as the 
        Neil A. Armstrong Flight Research Center and the Western 
        Aeronautical Test Range as the Hugh L. Dryden Aeronautical 
        Test Range (see H.R. 6612), H6535 [29NO]
      Ellsworth AFB, SD: anniversary (see S. Res. 464), S3234 [16MY]
      EPA: establish a moratorium on aerial surveillance of 
        agricultural operations (see S. 3467), S5870 [1AU]
      ------establish a moratorium on aerial surveillance under the 
        Federal Water Pollution Control Act (see H.R. 6093), H4774 
        [10JY]
      ------provide reasonable limits, control, and oversight over use 
        of aerial surveillance of farmers (see H.R. 5961), H3806 
        [19JN]
      FAA: authorize appropriations to streamline programs, create 
        efficiencies, reduce waste, improve aviation safety and 
        capacity, and provide stable funding for the national aviation 
        system (H.R. 658), consideration of conference report (see H. 
        Res. 533), H373 [1FE]
      ------establish an Aviation Rulemaking Committee to address 
        flight attendant duty time limitations and rest requirements 
        (see H.R. 3824), H181 [25JA]
      ------extend Airport Improvement Program authority (see H.R. 
        3800), H113 [23JA]
      ------modify regulations governing aircraft maintenance 
        providers (see H.R. 6002), H3974 [21JN]
      ------provide guidance and limitations relative to the 
        integration of unmanned aircraft systems into U.S. airspace in 
        order to inform the public and protect individual privacy (see 
        H.R. 6676), H7264 [18DE]
      ------reform regulations regarding enforcement actions against 
        pilots, clarify statutory deference related to the NTSB, 
        require notice to airmen (NOTAM) posting, and reform medical 
        certification process (see S. 3268), S3781 [6JN] (see H.R. 
        3816), H158 [24JA]
      ------urge continued cooperation with airports across the U.S. 
        seeking to implement noise mitigation plans (see H. Res. 810), 
        H6397 [15NO]
      Fire prevention: facilitate interagency agreements with the Air 
        National Guard and Air Force Reserves to secure Defense 
        Support to Civil Authority missions in the initial airborne 
        response to fighting wildfires (see H.R. 6639), H6675 [5DE]
      Forest Service: allow award of certain contracts for large air 
        tankers (see S. 3261), S3688 [4JN]
      ------make First and Second Generation Modular Airborne 
        Firefighting System (MAFFS) units available to certain Air 
        National Guard and Reserves to alleviate shortage of air 
        tankers to fight wildfires (see H.R. 5965), H3806 [19JN]
      Gentile, Dominic S.: award Medal of Honor posthumously (see H.R. 
        5926), H3660 [7JN]
      Grand Canyon National Park: provide standards for determining 
        whether the substantial restoration of natural quiet and 
        experience has been achieved and clarify regulatory authority 
        of commercial air tours (see H.R. 4198), H1366 [16MR]
      Hickman, George: tribute (see S. Res. 567), S6455 [19SE]
      LA/Ontario International Airport: facilitate transfer or sale 
        from Los Angeles, CA, back to Ontario, CA (see H.R. 5832), 
        H3161 [18MY]
      Law enforcement: limit domestic use of drones in investigating 
        regulatory and criminal offenses (see H.R. 6199), H5291 [25JY]
      Members of Congress: prohibit use of representational allowance 
        for air travel expenses unless an itemized description of 
        expenses is provided and a House credit card is used for such 
        expenses (see H. Res. 580), H1305 [8MR]
      Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority: change membership of 
        Board of Directors (see H.R. 6356), H5707 [2AU] (see H.R. 
        6369), H5765 [10SE]
      ------ensure compliance with the Federal Acquisition Regulation 
        (see H.R. 6592), H6397 [15NO]
      ------provide for an Inspector General (see H.R. 5322), H2274 
        [27AP]
      NASA: reaffirm and amend legislation authorizing appropriations 
        (see S. 3661), S7458 [5DE]
      National Airborne Day: designate (see S. Res. 527), S5304 [24JY]
      National Park Service: study ways to commemorate and preserve 
        the aviation history of Long Island, NY (see H.R. 6201), H5291 
        [25JY]
      National World War II Museum: recognize opening of U.S. Freedom 
        Pavilion--The Boeing Center, public and private assistance to 
        the museum, and role in educating about the War experience 
        (see S. Res. 625), S8203 [19DE]
      NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps Act: reauthorize and amend (see 
        S. 2388), S2821 [26AP]
      Pensions: allow employees of a commercial passenger airline 
        carrier who receive payments in a bankruptcy proceeding to 
        roll over such payments into an individual retirement plan 
        (see H.R. 3899), H475 [3FE]
      ------extend special funding rules for certain plans maintained 
        by commercial airlines (see H.R. 5715), H2644 [10MY]
      Safety: ensure certain flight, duty, and rest requirements apply 
        to all-cargo air operations (see S. 3263), S3729 [5JN] (see 
        H.R. 4350), H1845 [16AP]
      ------require security screening of passengers at airports to be 
        carried out by private screening companies (see S. 3303), 
        S4203 [14JN]
      States: recognize authority to regulate air ambulance medical 
        standards (see S. 2376), S2821 [26AP]
      Strategic Air Command: anniversary of stand down and dedication 
        of memorial (see S. Res. 479), S3729 [5JN]
      Syria: prohibit funding for support of military or paramilitary 
        operations by any nation, group, organization, movement, or 
        individual (see H.R. 5993), H3974 [21JN]
      Tariff: aircraft grade polyvinyl butyral (see H.R. 4762), H2125 
        [25AP]
      Taxation: close corporate jet depreciation loophole and use such 
        savings to increase the work opportunity tax credit for 
        veterans (see H.R. 4199), H1366 [16MR]
      ------exempt certain air taxi services from taxes on 
        transportation by air (see S. 3451), S5487 [26JY] (see H.R. 
        6243), H5525 [31JY]
      ------extend funding and expenditure authority of the Airport 
        and Airway Trust Fund (see H.R. 3800), H113 [23JA]
      ------extend the research and development tax credit, limit 
        treaty benefits relative to certain deductible related-party 
        payments, and treat general aviation aircraft as 7-year 
        property (see H.R. 6109), H4862 [12JY]
      Terrorism: require Federal law enforcement agencies to report on 
        status of, and lack of progress on the Pan Am 103 bombing 
        investigation and request that Libya grant permission for 
        investigation (see H. Con. Res. 140), H6276 [21SE]
      ------require individuals seeking training in the operation of 
        certain aircraft be checked against the terrorist watchlist 
        (see H.R. 6159), H5077 [19JY]
      Transportation Security Administration: appoint passenger 
        advocates at certain airports to assist elderly and disabled 
        passengers who believe they have been mistreated by personnel 
        (see S. 2207), S1847 [20MR]
      ------modify screening requirements for checked baggage arriving 
        from preclearance airports (see S. 3542), S6340 [13SE] (see 
        H.R. 6028), H4064 [26JN]
      ------prohibit establishment by air carriers and airport 
        operators of expedited lines at airport screening checkpoints 
        for specific categories of passengers (see S. 2235), S2030 
        [26MR]
      ------transfer unclaimed clothes recovered at airport security 
        checkpoints to local veterans organizations and other 
        charities (see S. 3640), S6947 [27NO] (see H.R. 6328), H5706 
        [2AU]
      U.S. Air Force Space Command: anniversary (see H. Res. 692), 
        H3807 [19JN]
      Ultralight aircraft: include under the definition of aircraft 
        relative to aviation smuggling and identify equipment and 
        technology to track illegal use of such aircraft near the 
        Mexican border (see H.R. 3801), H113 [23JA]
      Veterans: allow certain veterans with service-connected 
        disabilities to travel on military aircraft (see H.R. 6576), 
        H6310 [16OC]
      World War II: tribute to members of the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders 
        for contributions toward the defeat of Japan (see S. Res. 
        418), S2324 [16AP] (see H. Res. 777), H5860 [11SE]
  Chronologies
      Pilot's Bill of Rights legislative action, S4179 [14JN]
  Conference reports
      FAA Modernization and Reform Act (H.R. 658), H230-H304 [1FE]
  Cost Estimates
      European Union Emissions Trading Scheme Prohibition Act (S. 
        1956): CBO, S6527 [20SE]
  Essays
      Congressional Youth Advisory Council Project: Drew Liscum, E528 
        [16AP]
      ------Leslie Lopez, E334 [7MR]
  Letters
      Airport and Airway Extension Act: Representative Camp, Committee 
        on Ways and Means (House), H136 [24JA]
      ------Representative Mica, Committee on Transportation and 
        Infrastructure (House), H136 [24JA]
      Aviation Security Stakeholder Participation Act: Greg 
        Principato, Airports Council International-North America, 
        H4013 [26JN]
      ------Roger J. Dow, U.S. Travel Association, H4013 [26JN]
      ------Stephen A. Alterman, Cargo Airline Association, H4013 
        [26JN]
      European Union Emissions Trading Scheme Prohibition Act: Douglas 
        W. Elmendorf, CBO, S6527 [20SE]
      Leasing of on-shore, sub-surface mineral rights near Vandenberg 
        AFB, CA: Kevin W. Billings, Dept. of the Air Force, H774 
        [15FE]
      Pilot's Bill of Rights: several Senators, S4180 [14JN]
      Redesignate Dryden Flight Research Center, Palmdale, CA, as Neil 
        A. Armstrong Flight Research Center and Western Aeronautical 
        Test Range as Hugh L. Dryden Aeronautical Test Range: Danny A. 
        Bazzell, Edwards AFB, CA, H7487 [31DE]
      ------George Runner, California State Board of Equalization, 
        H7487 [31DE]
      ------Jackie Fisher, Greater Antelope Valley Economic Alliance, 
        H7487 [31DE]
      ------James C. Ledford, Jr., Mayor of Palmdale, CA, H7489 [31DE]
      ------Jeff McElfresh, Palmdale, CA, Chamber of Commerce, H7488 
        [31DE]
      ------R. Rex Parris, Mayor of Lancaster, CA, H7489 [31DE]
      ------Stuart O. Witt, Mojave Air and Space Port, H7487 [31DE]
      ------Tim Hughes, Space Exploration Technologies Corp., H7487 
        [31DE]
      ------Vicki Medina, Antelope Valley, CA, Board of Trade, H7488 
        [31DE]
      ------William T. Weil, Jr., California City, CA, Manager, H7489 
        [31DE]
      ------Zack Scrivner, Kern County, CA, Board of Supervisors, 
        H7488, H7489 [31DE]
      Use of public-private partnerships to invest in infrastructure 
        projects: Michael R. Bloomberg, Mayor of New York, NY, Ed 
        Rendell, and Mitch Daniels, Governor of Indiana, Building 
        America's Future Education Fund, H2102 [25AP]
  Lists
      Airline ticket fees, H929 [17FE]
      House of Representatives staff who worked on H.R. 658, FAA 
        Modernization and Reform Act, H455 [3FE]
      Massachusetts residents killed in September 11, 2001, terrorist 
        attacks, S6099 [11SE]
      Massachusetts residents with close ties to those killed in 
        September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, S6099 [11SE]
      World War II and Korean War veterans brought to visit national 
        memorials by Honor Flight Bluegrass Chapter, S3740 [6JN]
      World War II and Korean War veterans brought to visit national 
        memorials by Honor Flight Kansas (organization), S5700 [31JY]
      World War II veterans brought to visit national memorials by Big 
        Sky Honor Flight (organization), E1034 [8JN], E1599 [21SE]
  Messages
      National Emergency Relative to Terrorist Attacks on the U.S. of 
        September 11, 2011: President Obama, S6105 [11SE], H5779 
        [11SE]
  Motions
      Dept. of Homeland Security: making appropriations (H.R. 5855), 
        H3650 [7JN]
      Depts. of Transportation and HUD and related agencies: making 
        appropriations (H.R. 5972), H4633 [29JN]
  Poems
      ``To Such New Heights,'' Albert C. Caswell, E1918 [12DE]
      ``We Stood!'' Albert C. Caswell, H5690 [2AU], E1436 [3AU]
  Questions and answers
      Military operations in Syria, S3821, S3822 [7JN]
  Remarks in House
      Air Force: Air National Guard firefighting aircraft funding, 
        H4953 [18JY]
      ------Air National Guard funding, H7385 [20DE]
      ------anniversary, E1536 [14SE]
      ------decision to relocate C-130 aircraft from Texas to Montana, 
        H1438 [21MR]
      ------impact of proposed budget cuts on the Air National Guard, 
        H1214 [7MR]
      ------methodology for determining which C-130 aircraft will be 
        retired and relocated, H2699 [15MY]
      ------prohibit funding cuts to Air National Guard units until an 
        impact study of the unit's loss is provided and increase 
        funding through a reduction in missile defense system funding, 
        H3052, H3053 [17MY]
      ------prohibit relocation and retirement of C-130 aircraft, 
        H7278 [19DE]
      ------require cost analysis of proposed Air National Guard cuts, 
        H2572 [10MY]
      ------restoration of positions within the 102d Air Operations 
        Group at Otis Air National Guard Base, MA, E1998 [21DE]
      ------tribute to veterans, E1865 [4DE]
      Armed Forces: anniversary of Chinook helicopter crash in 
        Afghanistan that killed soliders, airmen, and SEALs, H5689 
        [2AU], E1436 [3AU]
      ------anniversary of Marine Corps Aviation, E814 [16MY]
      ------authorize military operations in Syria, H1293 [8MR]
      ------express condolences to victims of U-28 aircraft crash in 
        Djibouti, E254 [27FE]
      ------tribute to 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne 
        Division (Air Assault), E1128 [21JN]
      ------tribute to Iowa Air National Guard 132d Fighter Wing, 
        E1538 [14SE]
      ------tribute to North Carolina Air National Guard members 
        killed or injured while fighting South Dakota White Draw Fire, 
        H4690, H4708 [10JY]
      Beckwith, Frank: Air Force Association Hurlburt Chapter 398 
        Middle School Teacher of the Year award recipient, E526 [16AP]
      Big Sky Honor Flight (organization): tribute, E1034 [8JN], E1599 
        [21SE]
      Blench, Alexander W.: Air Force Lieutenant General Leo Marquez 
        Award recipient, E523 [16AP]
      Boeing Co.: tribute to production and delivery of Boeing 787 
        Dreamliner airplane, E182 [13FE]
      Buffalo, NY: anniversary of Continental Connection commuter 
        plane crash, H519, H520 [7FE]
      ------implementation of airline safety reforms in wake of 
        Continental Connection commuter plane crash, H4917 [18JY], 
        H5208 [25JY], H5296 [26JY]
      Business and industry: require certain air carriers and their 
        agents and ticket agents to disclose certain costs and fees 
        (H.R. 3867), H929 [17FE]
      Buy American Act: strengthen requirements applicable to 
        airports, highways, high-speed rail, trains, and transit, 
        H3655, H3658 [7JN]
      ------strengthen requirements applicable to airports, highways, 
        high-speed rail, trains, and transit (H.R. 613), H19 [17JA], 
        H204 [31JA], H721 [14FE], H3694, H3696 [8JN], H3796 [19JN], 
        H4903 [17JY]
      CIA: expansion of paramilitary role relative to execution of 
        drone strikes, H7483, H7484 [31DE]
      Civil liberties: protect individual privacy against unwarranted 
        governmental intrusion through the use of domestic unmanned 
        aerial vehicles commonly called drones, H5133 [24JY]
      Cleveland, OH: tribute to Cleveland Hopkins International 
        Airport Superman exhibit, E1787 [16NO]
      Coast Guard: tribute to veterans, E1868 [4DE]
      Colorado: tribute to firefighters and emergency response 
        personnel who responded to fire at Waldo Canyon, E1201 [29JN]
      Cook County, MN: release reversionary interest held by the U.S. 
        in certain land conveyed for the establishment of an airport 
        (H.R. 2947), H2048, H2049 [24AP]
      Cuba: anniversary of downing of Brothers to the Rescue 
        (organization) aircraft by Cuban fighter jets, H1291 [8MR]
      Curtis, Jacob: Air National Guard Outstanding Airman of the Year 
        award recipient, E725 [8MY]
      Dept. of Defense: C-17 Fighter program funding, H3030 [17MY], 
        H5045 [19JY]
      ------exonerate pilots John A. Brow and Brooks S. Gruber from 
        responsibility in V-22 Osprey aircraft accident in Marana, AZ, 
        H1206-H1208 [6MR], H1796-H1798 [29MR], H2020-H2022 [19AP], 
        H3261-H3263 [30MY], H3729-H3731 [18JN], H4895-H4897 [17JY]
      ------F-35B Joint Strike Fighter program funding, H3019-H3021 
        [17MY]
      ------F-22 Fighter program funding, H2821 [17MY]
      ------long-range penetrating bomber aircraft funding, H3023, 
        H3024 [17MY]
      ------Precision Aerial Delivery System (PCADS) funding to battle 
        wildfires from military aircraft, H5046 [19JY]
      ------prohibit funding to enter into non-competitive contracts 
        for helicopter leak-proof drip pans, H4991 [18JY]
      ------prohibit funding to reduce number of nuclear weapons 
        delivery vehicles, H5047, H5048 [19JY]
      ------prohibit information obtained via an unmanned aerial 
        vehicle to be used as evidence in a court of law without a 
        warrant, H3007 [17MY]
      ------prohibit operation of unmanned aircraft systems except in 
        accordance with the Fourth Amendment, H4990, H49