BECERRA, XAVIER (a Representative from California)

Amendments

House of Representatives: election of officers (H. Res. 1), H6 [3JA]

Appointments

Committee to escort Republic of Korea President Park Geun-hye into the House Chamber, H2487 [8MY]

Committee to escort the President, H443 [12FE]

Committee to escort the Speaker-elect to the Chair, H4 [3JA]

Smithsonian Institution Board of Regents, H285 [25JA]

Bills and resolutions cosponsored

Armed Forces: award Congressional Gold Medal to the 65th Infantry Regiment known as the Borinqueneers (see H.R. 1726), H2605 [14MY]

Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month: observance (see H. Res. 189), H2393 [26AP]

C.W. Bill Young Dept. of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bay Pines, FL: designate (see H.R. 3302), H6674 [22OC]

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), H455 [12FE]

——— 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]

Defense of Marriage Act: repeal and ensure respect for State regulation of marriage (see H.R. 2523), H4078 [26JN]

Dept. of Defense: improve prevention and response to sexual assaults (see H.R. 1593), H2123 [17AP]

Dept. of Education: make grants for pilot programs at institutions of higher education that support the use of open textbooks to achieve savings for students (see H.R. 3538), H7689 [11DE]

Dept. of HHS: reauthorize grant programs for education and outreach on newborn screening and coordinated followup care once newborn screening has been conducted (see H.R. 1281), H5767 [19SE]

Dept. of the Interior: reaffirm authority to take land into trust for Indian tribes (see H.R. 666), H501 [13FE]

Fahey, John: appoint as citizen regent of Smithsonian Institution Board of Regents (see H.J. Res. 103), H7051 [13NO]

Families and domestic relations: prohibit discrimination in adoption or foster care placements based on sexual orientation, gender identification, or marital status of any prospective parent or the child involved (see H.R. 2028), H5476 [10SE]

Federal employees: provide for the compensation of furloughed employees (see H.R. 3223), H6225 [3OC]

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), H2400 [30AP]

General William H. Gourley Federal Outpatient Clinic—A Joint VA-DOD Health Care Facility, Marina, CA: designate (see H.R. 272), H3592 [13JN]

Hispanic Heritage Month: observance (see H. Res. 363), H5922 [27SE]

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]

Immigration: allow U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents to sponsor their permanent partners for U.S. residence (see H.R. 717), H546 [14FE]

——— reform (see H.R. 15), H6173 [2OC]

IRS: issue regulations to allow enrolled agents to use or display their credentials when advertising their services or representing clients (see H.R. 2313), H3287 [11JN]

James ‘Jim’ Kohnen Post Office, Dublin, CA: designate (see H.R. 1671), H2246 [23AP]

James M. Carter and Judith N. Keep U.S. Courthouse, San Diego, CA: designate (see H.R. 1378), H1824 [21MR]

Juneteenth Independence Day: observance (see H. Res. 268), H3687 [17JN]

Lavizzo-Mourey, Risa: appoint as citizen regent of Smithsonian Institution Board of Regents (see H.J. Res. 102), H7051 [13NO]

Los Angeles, CA: celebrate upcoming 2015 Special Olympics World Games (see H. Res. 317), H5050 [24JY]

Mandela, Nelson R.: tribute (see H. Res. 434), H7689 [11DE]

Medicare: repeal outpatient rehabilitation therapy caps (see H.R. 713), H546 [14FE]

Minimum wage: increase, and index future increases to the consumer price index (see H.R. 1010), H1319 [6MR]

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]

Peralta, Rafael: award Medal of Honor posthumously (see H. Con. Res. 26), H1630 [19MR]

Political campaigns: provide for additional disclosure requirements for corporations, labor organizations, and other entities (see H.R. 148), H32 [3JA]

Public debt: temporarily suspend the public debt ceiling (see H.R. 3284), H6546 [11OC]

Schools: end discrimination based on actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity in public schools (see H.R. 1652), H2300 [24AP]

SSA: prevent identity theft associated with publication of the Death Master File (see H.R. 2720), H4723 [18JY]

Taxation: encourage domestic insourcing and discourage foreign outsourcing (see H.R. 851), H700 [27FE]

——— extend and modify the American Opportunity Tax Credit (see H.R. 1738), H2350 [25AP]

——— extend energy credit for certain property under construction (see H.R. 2502), H7188 [18NO]

——— extend exclusion from gross income for employer-provided health coverage to certain employee designated beneficiaries (see H.R. 2499), H7111 [14NO]

——— make improvements in the earned income tax credit (see H.R. 2116), H2911 [22MY]

——— permanently extend lower threshold for refundable portion of child tax credit and adjust credit for inflation (see H.R. 769), H594 [15FE]

——— permanently extend the tax treatment for certain Build America Bonds (see H.R. 789), H595 [15FE]

——— recognize Indian tribal governments for purposes of determining under the adoption credit whether a child has special needs (see H.R. 2332), H3356 [12JN]

——— reduce international tax avoidance and restore a level playing field for U.S. businesses (see H.R. 1555), H2025 [15AP]

——— restrict use of abusive tax shelters and offshore tax havens to inappropriately avoid Federal taxation (see H.R. 1554), H2025 [15AP]

Unemployment: extend unemployment benefits (see H.R. 3546), H7309 [20NO]

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]

——— permit an individual required to present identification to vote in a Federal election to meet requirement by presenting a sworn written statement attesting to the individual’s identification (see H.R. 1748), H2350 [25AP]

Women: constitutional amendment to ensure equal rights (see H.J. Res. 56), H5344 [1AU]

World War II: award Congressional Gold Medal to members of the Civil Air Patrol (see H.R. 755), H3929 [19JN]

Bills and resolutions introduced

Committee on Education and the Workforce (House): minority party appointments (see H. Res. 393), H6901 [29OC]

Committee on Energy and Commerce (House): election of members (see H. Res. 349), H5654 [18SE]

Committee on House Administration (House): minority party appointments (see H. Res. 52), H371 [5FE]

Committees of the House: minority party appointments (see H. Res. 7), H33 [3JA] (see H. Res. 22), H85 [14JA] (see H. Res. 42), H281 [23JA] (see H. Res. 64), H502 [13FE] (see H. Res. 163), H2066 [16AP]

House of Representatives: compensation of certain minority employees (see H. Res. 8), H33 [3JA]

Smithsonian Institution: establish the Smithsonian American Latino Museum (see H.R. 1217), H1547 [15MR]

Constitutional authority statements

Smithsonian Institution: establish the Smithsonian American Latino Museum (H.R. 1217), H1549 [15MR]

Remarks

Armed Forces: authorize enlistment of certain aliens who are unlawfully present in the U.S. and provide a way for such aliens to be lawfully admitted to the U.S. through U.S. military service, H3553, H3554 [13JN]

Budget: 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), H240 [23JA]

Clyburn, Representative: selection as assistant minority leader of the House of Representatives, H5 [3JA]

Committee on Energy and Commerce (House): election of members (H. Res. 349), H5624 [18SE]

Committee on House Administration (House): minority party appointments (H. Res. 52), H351 [5FE]

Committees of the House: minority party appointments (H. Res. 7), H23 [3JA]

——— minority party appointments (H. Res. 22), H75 [14JA]

——— minority party appointments (H. Res. 42), H250 [23JA]

——— minority party appointments (H. Res. 64), H481 [13FE]

——— minority party appointments (H. Res. 163), H2055 [16AP]

——— minority party appointments (H. Res. 393), H6872 [29OC]

Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction (H.R. 1960), H3553, H3554 [13JN]

House of Representatives: compensation of certain minority employees (H. Res. 8), H24 [3JA]

——— election of officers (H. Res. 1), H6 [3JA]

Hoyer, Representative: selection as minority whip of the House of Representatives, H5 [3JA]

Kaiser Permanente (company): anniversary of Southern California Permanente Medical Group, E1373• [25SE]

Los Angeles, CA: anniversary of Chinatown neighborhood, E1079• [17JY]

——— anniversary of White Memorial Medical Center, E1618• [30OC]

Patents: eliminate abusive patent litigation, increase transparency, modernize fee shifting, and provide for small business education and outreach (H.R. 3309), E1831• [11DE]

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), H7125 [15NO]

——— delay implementation of the individual health insurance mandate (H.R. 2668), H4565 [17JY]

Pelosi, Representative: nomination to be Speaker of the House, H3 [3JA]

——— selection as minority leader of the House of Representatives, H5 [3JA]

Peralta, Rafael: award Medal of Honor posthumously (H. Con. Res. 26), E334• [19MR]

Point of order, H4562 [17JY]

Smithsonian Institution: establish the Smithsonian American Latino Museum (H.R. 1217), E316• [15MR]

SSA: prevent identity theft associated with publication of the Death Master File (H.R. 2720), E1090• [18JY]

Violence Against Women Act: reauthorize (S. 47), H739 [28FE]

Votes: position on missed, H3225• [6JN], H7145• [15NO], E824•, E826• [6JN], E1755• [22NO]

Tributes

Telles, Raymond, E314• [15MR]