MATHESON, JIM (a Representative from Utah)

Amendments

Energy and water development: making appropriations (H.R. 5325), H3415, H3482 [5JN]

Bills and resolutions cosponsored

Bankruptcy: require disclosure by certain trusts of quarterly reports that contain detailed information on receipt and disposition of claims for injuries based on exposure to asbestos and filing of such reports (see H.R. 4369), H1914 [17AP]

Budget: increase long-term fiscal accountability of direct spending legislation (see H.R. 6525), H6275 [21SE]

——— subject the pay of the President, Vice-President, and Members of Congress to any sequestration order (see H.R. 6438), H6151 [19SE]

Bureau of Reclamation: maintain annual base funding for the Upper Colorado and San Juan Rivers fish recovery programs (see H.R. 6060), H4654 [29JN]

Commission To Accelerate the End of Breast Cancer: establish (see H.R. 3067), H2569 [9MY]

Commodity Exchange Act: clarify definition of swap dealer (see H.R. 3527), H79 [18JA]

Congress: approve construction, operation, and maintenance of the northern portion of the Keystone XL pipeline from the Canadian border to the South Dakota/Nebraska border (see H.R. 6164), H5130 [23JY]

Conservation of energy: promote efficient energy use in the Federal and private sectors (see H.R. 4017), H725 [14FE]

Courts: clarify liability protections regarding emergency use of automated external defibrillators (see H.R. 3511), H1135 [1MR]

Dept. of HHS: establish and implement a Pancreatic Cancer Initiative (see H.R. 733), H3577 [6JN]

——— improve health of children, reduce occurrence of sudden unexpected infant death, and enhance public health activities relative to stillbirth (see H.R. 3418), H2447 [8MY]

——— require a criminal background check for a child care staff member of any child care provider in a State that receives funds from the Child Care and Development Block Grant Program (see H.R. 1726), H2715 [15MY]

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), H1134 [1MR]

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]

Diseases: establish a comprehensive interagency response to reduce lung cancer mortality in a timely manner (see H.R. 1394), H3363 [31MY]

——— expand research, prevention, and awareness activities relative to pulmonary fibrosis (see H.R. 2505), H6001 [13SE]

Employment: make E-verify program for employment eligibility confirmation permanent and mandatory (see H.R. 2885), H115 [23JA]

EPA: allow for the distribution, sale, and consumption of remaining inventories of over-the-counter chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) epinephrine inhalers (see H.R. 6190), H5290 [25JY]

——— amend the renewable fuel program to allow domestic alternative fuel to be used to satisfy a portion of the required applicable volume of renewable fuel (see H.R. 3773), H3163 [18MY]

——— establish certification system for the validity of credits to comply with the renewable fuel program (see H.R. 6444), H6230 [20SE]

FDA: ensure appointments to advisory committees are made to promote scientific and technical expertise while minimizing conflicts of interest (see H.R. 3206), H220 [31JA]

——— expedite process for requesting de novo classification of a device (see H.R. 3203), H376 [1FE]

——— extend period for a first applicant relative to a generic drug and to obtain tentative approval without forfeiting the exclusivity period (see H.R. 4332), H1978 [18AP]

——— provide incentives for the development of qualified infectious disease products (see H.R. 2182), H571 [7FE]

——— provide predictability, consistency, and transparency to the premarket review process (see H.R. 3209), H220 [31JA]

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]

Health: extend health information technology assistance eligibility to behavioral health, mental health, and substance abuse professionals and facilities (see H.R. 6043), H6280 [21SE]

House Rules: prevent creation of duplicative and overlapping Federal programs (see H. Res. 623), H3105 [17MY]

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), H1134 [1MR]

Hydroelectric power: improve (see H.R. 5892), H3480 [5JN]

Information technology: preserve and advance the multistakeholder governance model under which the Internet has thrived (see H. Con. Res. 127), H3578 [6JN]

Iran: express importance of preventing acquisition of nuclear weapons capability and continue economic and diplomatic pressure to secure nonproliferation agreement (see H. Res. 568), H1274 [7MR]

IRS: make the Free File Program permanent (see H.R. 2569), H903 [16FE]

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 H.R. 4133), H1274 [7MR]

Lions Clubs: mint coins in commemoration of centennial of establishment (see H.R. 2139), H4864 [12JY]

March of Dimes Foundation: mint coins in recognition and celebration (see H.R. 3187), H4775 [10JY]

Medicaid: cover physician services delivered by podiatric physicians to ensure access by beneficiaries to appropriate quality foot and ankle care (see H.R. 3364), H1428 [20MR]

Medicare: modernize payments for ambulatory surgical centers (see H.R. 2108), H476 [3FE]

——— provide coverage of services of qualified respiratory therapists performed under the general supervision of a physician (see H.R. 941), H1428 [20MR]

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), H159 [24JA]

Mining and mineral resources: promote domestic production of critical minerals and materials (see H.R. 4402), H3976 [21JN]

National Association of Registered Agents and Brokers: reform (see H.R. 1112), H3404 [1JN]

Nicklaus, Jack: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 4040), H1274 [7MR]

Plants: limit application of laws prohibiting trade in plants that have been illegally taken, transported, or sold to products imported before a certain date (see H.R. 3210), H803 [15FE]

Power resources: authorize research, development, and demonstration activities that enable the safe and responsible production of U.S. domestic unconventional oil and gas resources (see H.R. 6603), H6536 [29NO]

——— 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), H3267 [30MY]

Religion: honor historical contributions of Catholic sisters (see H. Res. 689), H4158 [27JN]

Schools: address and take action to prevent bullying and harassment of students (see H.R. 1648), H3105 [17MY]

Taxation: establish ABLE accounts to pay for qualified disability expenses of family members with disabilities (see H.R. 3423), H2647 [10MY]

——— exclude from gross income any prizes or awards received by Olympic medal winners (see H.R. 6267), H5712 [2AU]

——— facilitate water leasing and water transfers to promote conservation and efficiency (see H.R. 6462), H6231 [20SE]

——— increase and extend deduction for certain expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers (see H.R. 694), H5526 [31JY]

——— prevent further restriction of Federal income tax deduction for interest paid on debt secured by a first or second home (see H. Res. 25), H2813 [16MY]

——— provide for equalization of the excise tax on liquefied natural gas and per energy equivalent of diesel (see H.R. 3832), H4158 [27JN]

——— repeal estate and generation-skipping taxes (see H.R. 1259), H3577 [6JN]

——— support and strengthen tax incentives for retirement savings (see H. Con. Res. 101), H901 [16FE]

——— treat computer technology and equipment as eligible higher education expenses under certain college savings plans and allow certain individuals a credit for contributions to such plans (see H.R. 529), H3363 [31MY]

Udall, Stewart L.: award Congressional Gold Medal posthumously (see H.R. 6494), H6274 [21SE]

Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act: clarify provisions relative to regulation of municipal advisors (see H.R. 2827), H727 [14FE]

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), H3363 [31MY]

World War II: award Congressional Gold Medal to members of the Civil Air Patrol (see H.R. 719), H1273 [7MR]

Bills and resolutions introduced

CPSC: require residential carbon monoxide detectors to meet certain safety standards and encourage States to require installation of such detectors in homes (see H.R. 4326), H1804 [29MR]

Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest: designate certain lands as wilderness (see H.R. 4267), H1641 [27MR]

Utah: authorize a land exchange between the Ute Indian Tribe and the State Institutional Trust Land Administration (see H.R. 4027), H725 [14FE]

Constitutional authority statements

CPSC: require residential carbon monoxide detectors to meet certain safety standards and encourage States to require installation of such detectors in homes (H.R. 4326), H1806 [29MR]

Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest: designate certain lands as wilderness (H.R. 4267), H1641 [27MR]

Utah: authorize a land exchange between the Ute Indian Tribe and the State Institutional Trust Land Administration (H.R. 4027), H726 [14FE]

Remarks

Dept. of Energy: non-defense environmental cleanup funding through reductions in National Nuclear Security Administration funding, H3415 [5JN]

Energy and water development: making appropriations (H.R. 5325), H3415 [5JN]

FERC: transfer permitting approval authority over construction of the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline (H.R. 4348), motion to instruct conferees, H3040 [17MY]

Gulf of Mexico: 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, H3040 [17MY]

Health: reduce health care and insurance costs through medical malpractice tort reform (H.R. 5), H1513 [22MR]

Health care professionals: limit liability of volunteers who provide health care services in response to a disaster, H1513 [22MR]

Murray, UT: anniversary of Murray City Library, E161• [8FE]

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), motion to instruct conferees, H3040 [17MY]

Utah: authorize a land exchange between the Ute Indian Tribe and the State Institutional Trust Land Administration (H.R. 4027), H3713 [18JN]