[Congressional Record Index (2013)]
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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. 1960), H3567, H3580 [13JN]
  Appointments
      Committee to escort the Speaker-elect to the Chair, H4 [3JA]
  Bills and resolutions cosponsored
      Africa: assist sub-Saharan African countries develop mix of 
        power solutions for more broadly distributed electricity 
        access to support poverty alleviation and drive economic 
        growth (see H.R. 2548), H5175 [30JY]
      Agriculture: reform sugar price support program (see H.R. 693), 
        H818 [28FE]
      Animals: prohibit the sale or transport of equines or equine 
        parts in interstate or foreign commerce for human consumption 
        (see H.R. 1094), H3592 [13JN]
      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. 683), 
        H544 [14FE]
      ------award Congressional Gold Medal to the 65th Infantry 
        Regiment known as the Borinqueneers (see H.R. 1726), H8112 
        [12DE]
      ------leave no member unaccounted for in the withdrawal of 
        troops from Afghanistan (see H. Res. 286), H4175 [28JN]
      ------limit use of funds for introduction into hostilities (see 
        H.R. 383), H416 [6FE]
      ------protect child custody rights of deployed members (see H.R. 
        1898), H2533 [8MY]
      ------require that the Purple Heart occupy a position of 
        precedence above the new Distinguished Warfare Medal (see H.R. 
        833), H1632 [19MR]
      ------require the use of only human-based methods for training 
        members in the treatment of severe combat injuries (see H.R. 
        3172), H5832 [25SE]
      Aviation: award Congressional Gold Medal to the American Fighter 
        Aces (see H.R. 685), H4370 [10JY]
      Budget: prohibit consideration of a concurrent resolution 
        providing for adjournment unless the House has adopted a 
        conference report on the budget resolution (see H. Res. 424), 
        H7628 [10DE]
      Buy American Act: require a certain percentage of domestic 
        content in green technologies purchased by Federal agencies, 
        States using Federal funds, and property eligible for certain 
        renewable energy tax credits (see H.R. 1524), H1990 [12AP]
      C.W. Bill Young Dept. of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bay 
        Pines, FL: designate (see H.R. 3302), H6674 [22OC]
      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. 1250), H7446 [3DE]
      China: call for an end to organ harvesting from prisoners, 
        investigate organ transplant practices, end persecution of the 
        Falun Gong, and issue warnings to U.S. citizens about organ 
        transplant practices (see H. Res. 281), H4143 [27JN]
      Civil rights: award a Congressional Gold Medal to Addie Mae 
        Collins, Denise McNair, Carole Robertson, and Cynthia Wesley 
        honoring the 50th anniversary of the Sixteenth Street Baptist 
        Church bombing (see H.R. 360), H1398 [13MR]
      ------improve remedies for discrimination in the payment of 
        wages based on sex (see H.R. 377), H279 [23JA]
      ------prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of sexual 
        orientation or gender identity (see H.R. 1755), H2351 [25AP]
      Coast Guard: mint coins in commemoration (see H.R. 2932), H6053 
        [30SE]
      Committee on Sexual Assault and Abuse in the Armed Forces 
        (House, Special): establish (see H. Res. 213), H3592 [13JN]
      Contracts: establish fair procedures for arbitration clauses 
        (see H.R. 1844), H3253 [6JN]
      Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination 
        Against Women: ratification (see H. Res. 19), H53 [4JA]
      Credit: require lender or servicer of a home mortgage, upon a 
        request by the homeowner for a short sale, to make a prompt 
        decision whether to allow the sale (see H.R. 839), H659 [26FE]
      Defense of Marriage Act: repeal and ensure respect for State 
        regulation of marriage (see H.R. 2523), H4078 [26JN]
      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. 730), H1721 [20MR]
      ------oppose any legislation or Committee on Agriculture (House) 
        proposal to reduce Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program 
        benefits (see H. Res. 90), H2028 [15AP]
      Dept. of Defense: establish a task force on urotrauma (see H.R. 
        984), H2959 [23MY]
      ------improve prevention and response to sexual assaults (see 
        H.R. 1593), H2123 [17AP]
      ------prohibit performance of flight demonstration teams outside 
        the U.S. (see H.R. 1721), H5175 [30JY]
      ------reprogram amounts appropriated for the Medium Extended Air 
        Defense System (MEADS) (see H.R. 1481), H2249 [23AP]
      ------review discharge characterizations of former members of 
        the Armed Forces discharged for sexual orientation (see H.R. 
        2839), H5088 [25JY]
      Dept. of Education: authorize nonprofit institutions of higher 
        education to provide payment to certain third-party entities 
        (see H.R. 2525), H4079 [26JN]
      ------establish a competitive grant program to foster expansion 
        and replication of excellent public charter schools (see H.R. 
        2252), H3688 [17JN]
      ------establish a demonstration program for competency-based 
        education (see H.R. 3136), H5765 [19SE]
      ------extend the reduced interest rate for Federal Direct 
        Stafford Loans (see H.R. 1595), H3288 [11JN]
      ------extend the reduced interest rate for Federal Direct 
        Stafford Loans through Tax Code modifications relative to 
        pension plans (see H.R. 2574), H4173 [28JN]
      ------make Federal student loans more affordable by allowing for 
        adjustable-rate loans, increasing cap on subsidized loans, and 
        refinancing current fixed-rate loans (see H.R. 1946), H2605 
        [14MY]
      ------promote environmental education (see H.R. 2702), H6676 
        [22OC]
      ------provide grants for cardiopulmonary resuscitation and 
        automated external defibrillator training in public elementary 
        and secondary schools (see H.R. 2308), H3929 [19JN]
      ------require local educational agencies to implement a policy 
        on allergy bullying (see H.R. 3660), H7566 [5DE]
      ------update reporting requirements for institutions of higher 
        education and provide for more accurate and complete data on 
        student retention, graduation, and earnings outcomes (see H.R. 
        1937), H2568 [9MY]
      Dept. of HHS: establish Office of the National Nurse (see H.R. 
        485), H6998 [12NO]
      ------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. 1339), H4726 [18JY]
      ------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. 1984), H5884 [26SE]
      Dept. of HUD: authorize private nonprofit organizations to 
        administer permanent housing rental assistance for the 
        homeless provided through the Continuum of Care Program (see 
        H.R. 2790), H5655 [18SE]
      Dept. of Justice: enhance the Community Oriented Policing 
        Services (COPS) Program (see H.R. 421), H950 [4MR]
      ------provide Debbie Smith DNA Backlog Grant Program funds for 
        auditing sexual assault evidence backlogs and establish a 
        Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Reporting System (see H.R. 
        354), H818 [28FE]
      ------share information with State and local governments that 
        conduct criminal background checks when issuing taxi driver, 
        chauffeur, and other public passenger vehicle operator 
        licenses (see H.R. 2596), H4174 [28JN]
      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. 798), 
        H983 [5MR]
      Dept. of Peacebuilding: establish (see H.R. 808), H627 [25FE]
      Dept. of State: establish Special Envoy To Promote Religious 
        Freedom of Religious Minorities in the Near East and South 
        Central Asia (see H.R. 301), H5089 [25JY]
      Dept. of the Interior: establish a program to build on and help 
        coordinate funding for restoration and protection efforts of 
        the Delaware River Basin region (see H.R. 644), H500 [13FE]
      Dept. of the Treasury: provide for the purchase of paper U.S. 
        savings bonds with tax refunds (see H.R. 3385), H6951 [30OC]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: clarify presumptions relating to 
        exposure of certain veterans who served in the vicinity of 
        Vietnam (see H.R. 543), H1860 [9AP]
      ------conduct cost-benefit analyses for the provision of 
        departmental medical care in certain geographic areas served 
        by multiple departmental medical facilities (see H.R. 834), 
        H659 [26FE]
      ------designate one U.S. city each year as an ``American World 
        War II City'' (see H.R. 864), H1721 [20MR]
      ------pay provisional benefits for certain nonadjudicated claims 
        (see H.R. 1739), H2913 [22MY]
      Disasters: establish Federal catastrophe fund with dedicated 
        funding from insurance premiums allowing States to purchase 
        reinsurance and provide for natural disaster mitigation and 
        preparedness funding (see H.R. 1101), H3688 [17JN]
      Education: improve early learning opportunities for 
        prekindergarten children (see H.R. 3461), H7608 [9DE]
      Electric power: provide for an independent assessment of the 
        future resilience and reliability of the electric power 
        transmission and distribution system (see H.R. 2962), H5344 
        [1AU]
      Employment: allow Americans to earn paid sick time to address 
        their own health needs and the health needs of their families 
        (see H.R. 1286), H2125 [17AP]
      ------allow that certain Federal job training and career 
        education programs give priority to programs that lead to 
        recognized postsecondary credentials (see H.R. 497), H1322 
        [6MR]
      Equal Pay Day: observance (see H. Con. Res. 28), H3289 [11JN]
      ERISA: ensure health care coverage value and transparency for 
        dental benefits under group health plans (see H.R. 1798), 
        H2392 [26AP]
      ------provide protection for company-provided retiree health 
        benefits (see H.R. 2425), H3759 [18JN]
      Executive Office of the President: establish the National Office 
        for Cyberspace (see H.R. 3032), H5397 [2AU]
      FAA: issue regulations on secondary cockpit barriers (see H.R. 
        1775), H5435 [9SE]
      FAA Modernization and Reform Act: amend certain provisions (see 
        H.R. 2591), H6053 [30SE]
      Fair Labor Standards Act: provide specific limited exemption for 
        insurance claim adjustment work after a major disaster from 
        overtime pay requirments (see H.R. 1001), H4145 [27JN] (see 
        H.R. 3179), H5832 [25SE]
      FDA: require that genetically engineered food and foods that 
        contain genetically engineered ingredients be labeled 
        accordingly (see H.R. 1699), H7153 [15NO]
      Federal employees: ensure the percentage increase in rates of 
        pay for prevailing wage employees is equal to the percentage 
        increase received by other Federal employees in the same pay 
        locality (see H.R. 3573), H7395 [2DE]
      ------provide for the compensation of furloughed employees (see 
        H.R. 3223), H6052 [30SE]
      Federal firefighters: provide that hours worked by Federal 
        firefighters under a qualified trade-of-time arrangement shall 
        be excluded for overtime pay (see H.R. 1141), H1861 [9AP]
      FEMA: delay increases in flood insurance premium rates under the 
        National Flood Insurance Program until completion of 
        affordability study, provide certain reimbursements, and 
        accurately determine flood risk (see H.R. 3370), H6901 [29OC]
      ------enhance existing programs providing disaster mitigation 
        assistance by encouraging States to adopt and actively enforce 
        State building codes (see H.R. 1878), H4214 [8JY]
      ------improve the National Flood Insurance Program (see H.R. 
        2199), H6770 [23OC]
      ------modify phase-in increases in flood insurance premium rates 
        for certain properties (see H.R. 1485), H2840 [21MY]
      ------temporarily increase borrowing authority for carrying out 
        the National Flood Insurance Program (see H.R. 41), H28 [3JA]
      Financial institutions: provide certain credit unions with the 
        authority to make additional member business loans (see H.R. 
        688), H1398 [13MR]
      Firearms: ensure prohibited purchasers are included in National 
        Instant Criminal Background Check System, require background 
        checks for commercial sales, and establish a National 
        Commission on Mass Violence (see H.R. 1565), H2396 [26AP]
      ------prevent gun trafficking (see H.R. 452), H1829 [21MR]
      Flag--U.S.: provide Capitol-flown flags to the families of 
        deceased firefighters, law enforcement officers, emergency 
        medical technicians, and other rescue workers (see H.R. 558), 
        H818 [28FE]
      ------provide for the flying of the flag at half-staff in the 
        event of the death of a first responder in the line of duty 
        (see H.R. 2386), H3653 [14JN]
      Foreign trade: require foreign manufacturers of products 
        imported into the U.S. to establish registered agents in the 
        U.S. who are authorized to accept service of process against 
        such manufacturers (see H.R. 1910), H2567 [9MY]
      Gambling: establish a program for licensing of Internet poker by 
        States and federally recognized Indian tribes (see H.R. 2666), 
        H6957 [30OC]
      General William H. Gourley Federal Outpatient Clinic--A Joint 
        VA-DOD Health Care Facility, Marina, CA: designate (see H.R. 
        272), H6829 [28OC]
      Guam War Claims Review Commission: implement recommendations 
        (see H.R. 44), H28 [3JA]
      Health: create a patient-centered quality of care initiative for 
        seriously ill patients (see H.R. 1666), H4858 [22JY]
      Highlands Conservation Act: extend authorization (see H.R. 712), 
        H6052 [30SE]
      Horse Protection Act: designate additional unlawful acts, 
        strengthen penalties for violations, and improve Dept. of 
        Agriculture enforcement (see H.R. 1518), H2438 [6MY]
      House of Representatives: encourage Speaker to immediately 
        request a conference and appoint conferees to complete fiscal 
        year 2014 budget resolution with the Senate (see H. Res. 174), 
        H2247 [23AP]
      Hunger: recognize importance of U.S. leadership in addressing 
        the challenge of global maternal and child malnutrition (see 
        H. Res. 254), H5436 [9SE]
      Immigration: allow U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents 
        to sponsor their permanent partners for U.S. residence (see 
        H.R. 519), H2396 [26AP]
      ------reform (see H.R. 15), H6173 [2OC]
      Insurance: preserve consumer and employer access to licensed 
        independent insurance producers (see H.R. 2328), H5348 [1AU]
      ------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. 3020), H5397 [2AU]
      Iran: impose additional human rights and economic and financial 
        sanctions to compel Iran to abandon its pursuit of nuclear 
        weapons (see H.R. 850), H1331 [11MR]
      Iraq: condemn attack on Iranian dissidents at Camp Hurriya, call 
        for resettlement of camp residents, allow outside assessment 
        of the camp, and return residents to Camp Ashraf to improve 
        protection (see H. Res. 89), H3217 [5JN]
      Israel: strengthen strategic alliance with the U.S. (see H.R. 
        938), H1322 [6MR]
      Judge Shirley A. Tolentino Post Office Building, Jersey City, 
        NJ: designate (see H.R. 1376), H1824 [21MR]
      Land and Water Conservation Fund: provide a certain minimum 
        level of income for the State Assistance Program (see H.R. 
        2727), H6225 [3OC]
      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. 180), H950 [4MR]
      Local Radio Freedom Act: support (see H. Con. Res. 16), H5404 
        [2AU]
      Mandela, Nelson R.: tribute (see H. Res. 434), H7689 [11DE]
      Medicare: change rules relative to enrollment of residents of 
        Puerto Rico under part B (see H.R. 670), H703 [27FE]
      ------count a period of outpatient observation in a hospital 
        toward satisfying the 3-day inpatient hospital requirement for 
        coverage of skilled nursing facility services (see H.R. 1179), 
        H4039 [25JN]
      ------establish a market pricing program for durable medical 
        equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS) (see 
        H.R. 1717), H5548 [12SE]
      ------increase diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease and related 
        dementias to improve care and outcomes (see H.R. 1507), H2913 
        [22MY]
      ------modernize payments for ambulatory surgical centers (see 
        H.R. 2500), H5834 [25SE]
      ------provide comprehensive audiology services to beneficiaries 
        (see H.R. 2330), H5263 [31JY]
      ------provide coverage of hearing aids and related hearing 
        services (see H.R. 3150), H5766 [19SE]
      ------provide coverage of pulmonary self-management education 
        and training services furnished by a qualified respiratory 
        therapist in a physician practice (see H.R. 2619), H6770 
        [23OC]
      ------provide eligible individuals with single chronic diseases 
        access to medication therapy management under the part D 
        prescription drug program (see H.R. 1024), H5435 [9SE]
      ------provide for treatment of clinical psychologists as 
        physicians for purposes of furnishing clinical psychologist 
        services (see H.R. 794), H3015 [3JN]
      ------repeal outpatient rehabilitation therapy caps (see H.R. 
        713), H5089 [25JY]
      ------require drug manufacturers to provide rebates for drugs 
        dispensed to low-income individuals under the prescription 
        drug benefit program (see H.R. 1588), H2066 [16AP]
      ------require the Dept. of HHS to negotiate lower covered part D 
        prescription drug prices for beneficiaries (see H.R. 1102), 
        H1431 [14MR]
      ------strengthen and protect hospice programs (see H.R. 2302), 
        H5348 [1AU]
      Medicare/Medicaid: delay implementation schedule of the 
        reductions of disproportionate share hospital payments (see 
        H.R. 1920), H3688 [17JN]
      ------provide coverage of voluntary advance care planning 
        consultation (see H.R. 1173), H4979 [23JY]
      Members of Congress: prohibit automatic salary adjustments for 
        the remainder of the 113th Congress (see H.R. 636), H499 
        [13FE]
      Minimum wage: increase, and index future increases to the 
        consumer price index (see H.R. 1010), H1319 [6MR]
      Mining and mineral resources: improve occupational safety law 
        compliance, empower workers to raise concerns, prevent 
        workplace tragedies, and establish rights for workplace 
        accident victims and families (see H.R. 1373), H1824 [21MR]
      National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: designate (see H. 
        Res. 69), H547 [14FE]
      National Credit Union Administration: clarify authority to 
        improve credit union safety and soundness (see H.R. 719), 
        H4039 [25JN]
      National Criminal Justice Commission: establish (see H.R. 446), 
        H818 [28FE]
      National Day of Silence: support goals and ideals (see H. Con. 
        Res. 33), H2159 [18AP]
      National Desert Storm Memorial Association: authorize to 
        establish National Desert Storm and Desert Shield Memorial in 
        the District of Columbia (see H.R. 503), H8126 [19DE]
      National Foster Care Month: designate (see H. Res. 203), H3097 
        [4JN]
      National Park Service: mint coins in commemoration of 
        anniversary (see H.R. 627), H2125 [17AP]
      NIH: reauthorize and extend Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy 
        Cooperative Research Centers (see H.R. 594), H629 [25FE]
      NOAA: establish a National Flood Research and Education Center 
        (see H.R. 3034), H5398 [2AU]
      Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park: adjust boundaries 
        to include Hinchliffe Stadium (see H.R. 2430), H3927 [19JN]
      Paul, Alice: award Congressional Gold Medal posthumously (see 
        H.R. 874), H950 [4MR]
      Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp.: ensure maximum pension benefits 
        for certain pilots forced to retire at age 60 by FAA 
        regulations (see H.R. 2697), H4522 [16JY]
      ------guarantee qualified preretirement survivor annuities under 
        insolvent or terminated multiemployer pension plans (see H.R. 
        566), H412 [6FE]
      Peres, Shimon: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 2939), 
        H6770 [23OC]
      Political campaigns: provide for additional disclosure 
        requirements for corporations, labor organizations, and other 
        entities (see H.R. 148), H32 [3JA]
      ------require corporations and labor organizations to disclose 
        to shareholders and or members amounts disbursed for certain 
        political activity (see H.R. 2670), H4482 [11JY]
      Pope Francis: congratulate on election and recognize 
        inspirational statements and actions (see H. Res. 440), H8113 
        [12DE]
      Postal Service: ensure continuation of 6-day mail delivery 
        service (see H. Res. 30), H629 [25FE]
      ------provide for the computation of normal-cost percentage for 
        postal employees as a separate and distinct class and the 
        disposition of certain excess retirement contributions (see 
        H.R. 961), H1958 [11AP]
      ------recalculate and restore retirement annuity obligations, 
        eliminate Retiree Health Benefits Fund prefunding requirement, 
        restrict closure of facilities, create innovation incentives, 
        and maintain level of service (see H.R. 630), H818 [28FE]
      ------reinstate overnight delivery standards for market-dominant 
        products (see H.R. 2459), H3988 [20JN]
      Public lands: designate lands in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, 
        Washington, and Wyoming as wilderness and wild and scenic 
        rivers and establish Northern Rockies Wildlife Habitat and 
        Corridors Information System and Program (see H.R. 1187), 
        H3760 [18JN]
      Railroads: require a minimum of 2-person crews for freight 
        trains (see H.R. 3040), H6999 [12NO]
      SBA: extend availability of low-interest mortgage refinancing 
        under the local development business loan program (see H.R. 
        1240), H6829 [28OC]
      Schools: address and take action to prevent bullying and 
        harassment of students (see H.R. 1199), H5175 [30JY]
      ------end discrimination based on actual or perceived sexual 
        orientation or gender identity in public schools (see H.R. 
        1652), H2158 [18AP]
      Social Security: improve quality, health outcomes, and value of 
        maternity care under Medicaid and the State Children's Health 
        Insurance Program (see H.R. 896), H1398 [13MR]
      Staff Sergeant Joseph D'Augustine Post Office Building, 
        Waldwick, NJ: designate (see H.R. 1458), H1908 [10AP]
      Supreme Court: promulgate a code of ethics for Justices (see 
        H.R. 2902), H7153 [15NO]
      Taiwan: resume normal diplomatic relations (see H. Con. Res. 
        29), H1909 [10AP]
      ------strengthen and clarify commercial, cultural, and other 
        relations between the U.S. and Taiwan (see H.R. 419), H628 
        [25FE]
      Taxation: allow credit for amounts paid by a spouse of an Armed 
        Forces member for a new State license or certification 
        required due to permanent change in duty station of such 
        member to another State (see H.R. 1620), H2157 [18AP]
      ------allow taxpayers to designate overpayments of tax as 
        contributions to the homeless veterans assistance fund (see 
        H.R. 2797), H5806 [23SE]
      ------establish ABLE accounts to pay for qualified disability 
        expenses of family members with disabilities (see H.R. 647), 
        H2161 [18AP]
      ------extend and modify the American Opportunity Tax Credit (see 
        H.R. 1738), H2350 [25AP]
      ------extend and modify the railroad track maintenance credit 
        (see H.R. 721), H2125 [17AP]
      ------extend exclusion from gross income of discharges of 
        qualified principal residence indebtedness (see H.R. 2994), 
        H6053 [30SE]
      ------permanently extend lower threshold for refundable portion 
        of child tax credit and adjust credit for inflation (see H.R. 
        769), H594 [15FE]
      ------provide a credit for costs of certain infertility 
        treatments (see H.R. 1851), H2959 [23MY]
      ------provide for an investment credit relative to the 
        production of electricity from offshore wind (see H.R. 924), 
        H2404 [3MY]
      ------provide recruitment and retention incentives for volunteer 
        emergency service workers (see H.R. 1009), H1319 [6MR]
      ------provide tax relief for damages relative to Hurricane Sandy 
        (see H.R. 2137), H2952 [23MY]
      ------reduce excise tax rate on beer produced domestically by 
        certain qualifying producers (see H.R. 494), H417 [6FE]
      ------reduce tobacco smuggling (see H.R. 2990), H5396 [2AU]
      Telephones: restrict any State or local jurisdiction from 
        imposing a new discriminatory tax on cell phone services, 
        providers, or property (see H.R. 2309), H7688 [11DE]
      Transportation Security Administration: prohibit airplane 
        passengers from bringing small knives aboard a passenger 
        aircraft (see H.R. 1093), H2249 [23AP]
      ------transfer unclaimed money recovered at airport security 
        checkpoints to nonprofit organizations that provide places of 
        rest and recuperation at airports for Armed Forces members 
        (see H.R. 1095), H4726 [18JY]
      Travel and tourism: facilitate international travel to the U.S. 
        by reforming visa procedures for certain foreign nationals 
        (see H.R. 1354), H6829 [28OC]
      Unemployment: extend unemployment benefits (see H.R. 3546), 
        H7447 [3DE]
      Veterans: allow certain veterans with service-connected 
        disabilities to travel on military aircraft (see H.R. 164), 
        H1720 [20MR]
      ------extend work opportunity tax credit to certain veterans, 
        improve coordination of job training services, and improve 
        Federal contracting with small businesses owned by disabled 
        veterans (see H.R. 2056), H2959 [23MY]
      Violence Against Women Act: reauthorize (see H.R. 11), H455 
        [12FE]
      Voting: modernize voter registration, promote access to voting 
        for disabled individuals, and protect the right to vote (see 
        H.R. 12), H277 [23JA]
      Wildlife: prohibit breeding and private possession of captive 
        big cats except by accredited zoos and facilities and require 
        registration of big cats currently in possession by private 
        owners (see H.R. 1998), H4370 [10JY]
      Women: constitutional amendment to ensure equal rights (see H.J. 
        Res. 56), H5344 [1AU]
      ------ensure access to best available overall and reproductive 
        health care and affordable insurance, reduce health 
        disparities, end gender-based violence, and promote economic 
        security (see H. Res. 94), H1360 [12MR]
      World War II: award a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of 
        Filipino veterans (see H.R. 111), H372 [5FE]
      ------award Congressional Gold Medal to members of the Civil Air 
        Patrol (see H.R. 755), H3654 [14JN]
      ------award Congressional Gold Medal to the First Special 
        Service Force (see H.R. 324), H1828 [21MR]
  Bills and resolutions introduced
      Dept. of Education: verify eligibility of certain borrowers on 
        loans submitted to a guaranty agency for default aversion or 
        already in default before such borrowers obtain a 
        consolidation loan (see H.R. 1991), H2653 [15MY]
      Korean Americans: mint coins in commemoration of beginning of 
        Korean immigration in the U.S. (see H.R. 3729), H8107 [12DE]
      National Animal Rescue Day: designate (see H. Res. 63), H455 
        [12FE]
      Pesticides: permit commercial applicators to create, retain, 
        submit, and convey pesticide application-related records, 
        reports, data, and other information in electronic form (see 
        H.R. 3001), H5396 [2AU]
      Railroads: require periodic inspection of certain facilities 
        (see H.R. 3551), H7309 [20NO]
      Safety: improve emergency response activities (see H.R. 3552), 
        H7309 [20NO]
      Taiwan: grant former President Chen Shui-bian medical parole to 
        ensure that he receives the highest level of medical attention 
        (see H. Con. Res. 46), H5173 [30JY]
      Women: remove deadline for ratification of constitutional 
        amendment to ensure equal rights (see H.J. Res. 43), H2568 
        [9MY]
  Constitutional authority statements
      Dept. of Education: verify eligibility of certain borrowers on 
        loans submitted to a guaranty agency for default aversion or 
        already in default before such borrowers obtain a 
        consolidation loan (H.R. 1991), H2655 [15MY]
      Korean Americans: mint coins in commemoration of beginning of 
        Korean immigration in the U.S. (H.R. 3729), H8110 [12DE]
      Pesticides: permit commercial applicators to create, retain, 
        submit, and convey pesticide application-related records, 
        reports, data, and other information in electronic form (H.R. 
        3001), H5400 [2AU]
      Railroads: require periodic inspection of certain facilities 
        (H.R. 3551), H7311 [20NO]
      Safety: improve emergency response activities (H.R. 3552), H7311 
        [20NO]
      Women: remove deadline for ratification of constitutional 
        amendment to ensure equal rights (H.J. Res. 43), H2570 [9MY]
  Motions
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: authorize health 
        insurance issuers to continue to offer for sale current 
        individual health insurance coverage in satisfaction of 
        individual health insurance mandate (H.R. 3350), H7139, H7142 
        [15NO]
      ------delay implementation of the employer health insurance 
        mandate (H.R. 2667), H4573 [17JY]
      ------delay implementation of the individual health insurance 
        mandate (H.R. 2668), H4575 [17JY]
  Remarks
      Agriculture: reauthorize certain programs (H.R. 1947), H3873 
        [19JN]
      ------reauthorize certain programs (H.R. 2642), consideration 
        (H. Res. 295), H4380 [11JY]
      Appropriations: making continuing (H.J. Res. 59), consideration 
        (H. Res. 352), H5690 [19SE]
      ------making continuing (H.J. Res. 59), consideration of Senate 
        amendment (H. Res. 367), H6026 [30SE]
      ------making continuing (H.J. Res. 59), request conference with 
        the Senate (H. Res. 368), H6046 [30SE]
      ------making continuing (H.J. Res. 59), Senate amendment, H5997 
        [28SE], H6129, H6154 [2OC], H6232, H6249 [4OC], H6295 [5OC], 
        H6365 [8OC]
      ------making continuing (H.R. 933), consideration (H. Res. 99), 
        H993, H994 [6MR]
      Armed Forces: appropriate funds necessary to ensure that Reserve 
        component members who perform inactive-duty training continue 
        to receive pay during a Government shutdown (H.R. 3230), 
        consideration (H. Res. 370), H6129 [2OC]
      Arms control: require the President to convey to Congress any 
        proposed deals with Russia concerning domestic missile defense 
        systems or nuclear arms, H3556 [13JN]
      Audubon, NJ: tribute to Boy Scout Troop 88, E175 [25FE]
      Budget: limit sequestration by replacing certain spending cuts 
        and eliminating tax loopholes (S. 388), H994 [6MR]
      ------repeal and replace current fiscal year sequestration (H.R. 
        699), H645 [26FE], H993, H994 [6MR], H1925 [11AP]
      ------setting forth the Federal budget for 2014-2023 (H. Con. 
        Res. 25), H1708 [20MR], H6026 [30SE]
      ------temporarily suspend the public debt ceiling and hold 
        salaries of Members of Congress in escrow upon failure to 
        agree to a budget resolution (H.R. 325), H246 [23JA]
      ------temporarily suspend the public debt ceiling and hold 
        salaries of Members of Congress in escrow upon failure to 
        agree to a budget resolution (H.R. 325), consideration (H. 
        Res. 39), H234 [23JA]
      Camden County, NJ: tribute to high school students enlisting in 
        the Armed Forces, E704 [20MY]
      Camden County College: tribute to Garden State Pathways Program 
        graduates, E678 [16MY]
      Cherry Hill, NJ: tribute to Cherry Hill High School West Patriot 
        Club, E178 [25FE]
      Dept. of Agriculture: making continuing appropriations for the 
        Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for WIC (H.J. Res. 75), 
        H6267 [4OC]
      ------Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program funding, H4380 
        [11JY]
      Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military 
        activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military 
        construction, H8041 [12DE]
      ------authorizing appropriations for military activities, 
        prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction 
        (H.R. 1960), H3339 [12JN], H3538, H3556 [13JN], H3596, H3598, 
        H3600 [14JN]
      ------close detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, H3598 
        [14JN]
      ------expand Chaplain Corps to include persons ordained by non-
        theistic organizations and institutions, H3600 [14JN]
      ------impact of budget sequestration, H3339 [12JN]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 2397), H4942 [23JY]
      ------permit the performance of religious services on military 
        property by military chaplains and other personnel during a 
        lapse in appropriations (H. Con. Res. 58), H6295 [5OC]
      ------prohibit funding for appointment of atheist chaplains, 
        H4942 [23JY]
      ------prohibit the transfer or release of individuals detained 
        at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to Yemen, H3596 [14JN]
      Dept. of Education: convene the Advisory Committee on Improving 
        Postsecondary Education Data (H.R. 1949), H2896, H2898 [22MY]
      ------establish interest rates for new student loans made on or 
        after a certain date (H.R. 1911), H2929 [23MY], H4227 [9JY]
      ------establish interest rates for new student loans made on or 
        after a certain date (H.R. 1911), consideration (H. Res. 232), 
        H2921 [23MY]
      ------extend the reduced interest rate for Federal Direct 
        Stafford Loans, H2921 [23MY]
      ------extend the reduced interest rate for Federal Direct 
        Stafford Loans through Tax Code modifications relative to 
        pension plans (H.R. 2574), H4227 [9JY]
      ------make Federal student loans more affordable by allowing for 
        adjustable-rate loans, increasing cap on subsidized loans, and 
        refinancing current fixed-rate loans (H.R. 1946), H2929 [23MY]
      ------support State and local accountability for public 
        education, inform parents of their schools' performance, and 
        support Impact Aid and homeless student services (H.R. 5), 
        H4622, H4695 [18JY]
      ------support State and local accountability for public 
        education, inform parents of their schools' performance, and 
        support Impact Aid and homeless student services (H.R. 5), 
        consideration (H. Res. 303), H4615 [18JY]
      Dept. of HHS: making continuing appropriations for Head Start 
        Program (H.J. Res. 84), H6365 [8OC]
      Dept. of Labor: issue fiduciary duty rule to protect access to 
        investment education and advice and assure reasonable 
        financial compensation to financial service providers, H6867 
        [29OC]
      ------proposal to modify definition of fiduciary under ERISA, 
        H6863 [29OC]
      Dept. of the Treasury: prohibit from enforcing health care 
        reform (H.R. 2009), H5365, H5370 [2AU]
      Dept. of Transportation: provide flexibility to transfer funds 
        to prevent FAA furloughs (H.R. 1765), H2369 [26AP]
      Deptford Township, NJ: tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr., 
        contest winners, E135 [13FE]
      District of Columbia: making continuing appropriations and 
        allowing use of local funds (H.J. Res. 71), consideration (H. 
        Res. 370), H6129 [2OC]
      Economy: impact of budget sequestration, H993 [6MR], H1925 
        [11AP], H5690 [19SE]
      Education: ensure States and local educational agencies maintain 
        rights and responsibilities of determining educational 
        curriculum, programs of instruction, and assessments for 
        elementary and secondary education, H4695 [18JY]
      ------establish academic competition in fields of science, 
        technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in each 
        congressional district (H. Res. 77), H645 [26FE]
      Employment: allow private sector employers to offer employees 
        the choice between cash wages and compensatory time for 
        overtime hours worked (H.R. 1406), H2511 [8MY]
      ------reform and strengthen the workforce investment system 
        (H.R. 803), H1437 [15MR]
      Energy and water development: making appropriations (H.R. 2609), 
        consideration (H. Res. 288), H4227 [9JY]
      FEMA: temporarily increase borrowing authority for carrying out 
        the National Flood Insurance Program (H.R. 41), H44 [4JA]
      Food for Peace Act: reform food assistance programs, H3873 
        [19JN]
      Government: shutdown relative to budget process, H6046 [30SE], 
        H6075 [1OC], H6154 [2OC], H6232, H6249, H6267 [4OC], H6295 
        [5OC], H6365 [8OC]
      Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act: repeal health-care 
        related provisions (H.R. 45), H2690, H2694 [16MY]
      ------repeal health-care related provisions (H.R. 45), 
        consideration (H. Res. 215), H2676 [16MY]
      House of Representatives: encourage Speaker to immediately 
        request a conference and appoint conferees to complete fiscal 
        year 2014 budget resolution with the Senate, H3339 [12JN]
      House Rules: allow consideration of motions to suspend rules and 
        consider certain legislation (H. Res. 352), H5690 [19SE]
      ------same-day consideration of resolutions allowing 
        consideration of certain legislation (H. Res. 367), H6026 
        [30SE]
      Hurricanes: making supplemental appropriations for recovery from 
        damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, H44 [4JA]
      ------making supplemental appropriations for recovery from 
        damage caused by Hurricane Sandy (H.R. 152), H116 [15JA]
      ------making supplemental appropriations for recovery from 
        damage caused by Hurricane Sandy (H.R. 152), consideration (H. 
        Res. 23), H103 [15JA]
      Insurance: condition provision of health insurance premium and 
        cost-sharing subsidies upon a certification that a program to 
        verify household income and other qualifications for such 
        subsidies is operational (H.R. 2775), H5523 [12SE]
      Laurel Springs, NJ: anniversary, E456 [15AP]
      ------tribute to Laurel Springs School sixth grade class play 
        commemorating anniversary of Laurel Springs, E511 
        [23AP]
      Lautenberg, Frank R.: tribute (H. Res. 242), H3002 [3JN]
      Macedonia: encourage Dept. of State to help resolve dispute with 
        Greece over use of name and NATO membership, E837 
        [11JN]
      Medal of Honor: award to Bennie G. Adkins, Donald P. Sloat, and 
        certain other veterans who were previously recommended (H.R. 
        3304), concur in Senate amendments (H. Res. 441), H8041 [12DE]
      Medicare: reform, H1708 [20MR]
      National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution, National Gallery 
        of Art, and U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum: making continuing 
        appropriations (H.J. Res. 70), H6075 [1OC]
      ------making continuing appropriations (H.J. Res. 70), 
        consideration (H. Res. 370), H6129 [2OC]
      ------making continuing appropriations (H.J. Res. 70), motion to 
        recommit, H6154 [2OC]
      New Jersey: tribute to Armed Forces members killed in military 
        action, E1103 [19JY]
      NIH: making continuing appropriations (H.J. Res. 73), 
        consideration (H. Res. 370), H6129 [2OC]
      NLRB: prohibit actions requiring quorum until quorum has been 
        confirmed, constitutionality of certain appointments decided, 
        or adjournment of current congressional session (H.R. 1120), 
        H1964, H1965, H1966, H1967, H1968, H1969, H1970 [12AP]
      ------prohibit actions requiring quorum until quorum has been 
        confirmed, constitutionality of certain appointments decided, 
        or adjournment of current congressional session (H.R. 1120), 
        consideration (H. Res. 146), H1925 [11AP]
      Parliamentary inquiry, H645 [26FE]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: authorize health 
        insurance issuers to offer current individual health insurance 
        coverage in satisfaction of individual health insurance 
        mandate (H.R. 3350), consideration (H. Res. 413), H7123 [15NO]
      ------authorize health insurance issuers to offer for sale 
        current individual health insurance coverage in satisfaction 
        of individual health insurance mandate (H.R. 3350), motion to 
        recommit, H7140, H7143 [15NO]
      ------authorize State insurance commissioners to investigate and 
        fine instances of arbitrary insurance cancellations and 
        excessive or unjustified premium increases, H7140 [15NO]
      ------delay implementation, H5997 [28SE]
      ------delay implementation of the employer health insurance 
        mandate (H.R. 2667), consideration (H. Res. 300), H4540 [17JY]
      ------delay implementation of the employer health insurance 
        mandate (H.R. 2667), motion to recommit, H4573 [17JY]
      ------delay implementation of the individual health insurance 
        mandate (H.R. 2668), consideration (H. Res. 300), H4540 [17JY]
      ------delay implementation of the individual health insurance 
        mandate (H.R. 2668), motion to recommit, H4575 [17JY]
      ------implementation, H6232, H6267 [4OC]
      ------prohibit employers from reducing insurance coverage for 
        individuals and families who currently receive job-based 
        health benefits, H4573 [17JY]
      ------prohibit funding to implement, H6046 [30SE]
      ------protect consumers from premium increases and prohibit 
        discrimination based on pre-existing conditions, H4575 [17JY]
      ------repeal (H.R. 45), H2690, H2694 [16MY]
      ------repeal (H.R. 45), consideration (H. Res. 215), H2676 
        [16MY]
      Pennsauken, NJ: tribute to Phifer Middle School concert band, 
        E280 [13MR]
      POW: ensure availability of the writ of habeas corpus for any 
        U.S. citizen who is detained in the U.S., H3538 [13JN]
      Public welfare programs: prohibit waivers relative to compliance 
        with Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program work 
        requirements (H.R. 890), H1378 [13MR]
      Schools: end discrimination based on actual or perceived sexual 
        orientation or gender identity in public schools, H4615 [18JY]
      SEC: protect retail customers from differing standards of 
        conduct for brokers and investment advisers and confusion from 
        rule changes (H.R. 2374), H6863, H6867 [29OC]
      South Jersey Football Coaches Association: tribute to Hall of 
        Fame inductees, E1223 [2AU]
      Taiwan: anniversary of the 228 incident, E227 [28FE]
      Veterans: making continuing appropriations for benefits (H.J. 
        Res. 72), consideration (H. Res. 370), H6129 [2OC]
  Tributes
      Bertini, Marino, E1005 [28JN]
      Cellucci, Salvatore A., E13701 [25SE]
      Falter, Edwin, E958 [25JN]
      Fulbrook, Frank, E1379 [26SE]
      Glatfelter, Arthur, Jr., E1073 [17JY]
      Lautenberg, Frank R., H3273 [11JN]
      MacAdams, Tom, E473 [16AP]
      McMahon, Margaret (Peggy), E1807 [5DE]
      Redd, William H., E268 [12MR]
      Spencer, Dan, E862 [14JN]
      Strassler, Stephen, E522 [23AP]
      Sullivan, Barry K., H7301 [20NO]
      Williams, Robert, E1694 [18NO]