AMERICAN SAMOA

Bills and resolutions

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. 840), H659 [26FE]

Financial institutions: clarify that certain laws regulating deposit holds apply to American Samoa (see H.R. 1679), H2246 [23AP]

Health: extend the temporary high-risk insurance pool program to the territories (see H.R. 81), H30 [3JA]

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. 365), H278 [23JA]

SSI: authorize extension to American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands (see H.R. 364), H278 [23JA]

——— authorize extension to Guam, the Virgin Islands, and American Samoa (see H.R. 91), H30 [3JA]

Territories: clarify application of Federal election laws to certain jurisdictions (see H.R. 1018), H1320 [6MR]

——— improve administration of programs in the insular areas (see S. 1237), S5498 [27JN] (see H.R. 2200), H2955 [23MY]

——— provide for adequate Compact of Free Association impact aid to affected States and territories (see H.R. 1222), H1548 [15MR]

——— treat American Samoa and the Northern Mariana Islands as States for certain criminal justice programs (see H.R. 1198), H1427 [14MR]

Remarks in House

Financial institutions: clarify that certain laws regulating deposit holds apply to American Samoa (H.R. 1679), E522 [23AP]

House Rules: permit Delegates and the Resident Commissioner to Congress to cast votes in the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, H16H19 [3JA]

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, H1369 [13MR]

——— 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. 365), H183 [22JA]

SSI: authorize extension to American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands (H.R. 364), H183 [22JA]

Territories: clarify application of Federal election laws to certain jurisdictions (H.R. 1018), E247 [6MR]

U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia: decision in Tuaua v. U.S. relative to congressional authority to grant citizenship to persons born in U.S. territories, E999 [28JN]

Remarks in Senate

Polynesian Flag Day: observance, S3655 [21MY]

Tables

Dept. of Agriculture Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program budget authority other than benefits and nutrition assistance for Puerto Rico and American Samoa, H3853 [19JN]