Daily Digest

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Daily Digest

HIGHLIGHTS

    Senate passed H.R. 3081, Continuing Appropriations, as amended.

Senate

Chamber Action

Routine Proceedings, pages S7671–S7780

Measures Introduced: Eighty-two bills and thirteen resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 12–20, 3865–3937, S. Res. 663–673, and S. Con. Res. 73–74.
(See next issue.)

Measures Reported:

Report to accompany S. 3243, To require U.S. Customs and Border Protection to administer polygraph examinations to all applicants for law enforcement positions with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, to require U.S. Customs and Border Protection to initiate all periodic background reinvestigations of certain law enforcement personnel. (S. Rept. No. 111–338)

Report to accompany H.R. 1345, to amend title 5, United States Code, to eliminate the discriminatory treatment of the District of Columbia under the provisions of law commonly referred to as the ``Hatch Act''. (S. Rept. No. 111–339)

Report to accompany S. 2847, to regulate the volume of audio on commercials. (S. Rept. No. 111–340)

S. 2862, to amend the Small Business Act to improve the Office of International Trade. (S. Rept. No. 111–341)

S. 2869, to increase loan limits for small business concerns, to provide for low interest refinancing for small business concerns, with an amendment. (S. Rept. No. 111–342)

S. 2989, to improve the Small Business Act, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. (S. Rept. No. 111–343)

H.R. 4543, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4285 Payne Avenue in San Jose, California, as the ``Anthony J. Cortese Post Office Building''.

H.R. 5341, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 100 Orndorf Drive in Brighton, Michigan, as the ``Joyce Rogers Post Office Building''.

H.R. 5390, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 13301 Smith Road in Cleveland, Ohio, as the ``David John Donafee Post Office Building''.

H.R. 5450, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3894 Crenshaw Boulevard in Los Angeles, California, as the ``Tom Bradley Post Office Building''.

S. 3794, to amend chapter 5 of title 40, United States Code, to include organizations whose membership comprises substantially veterans as recipient organizations for the donation of Federal surplus personal property through State agencies, with an amendment.
(See next issue.)

Measures Passed:

Continuing Appropriations: By 69 yeas to 30 nays (Vote No. 247), Senate passed H.R. 3081, making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2011, after agreeing to the motion to proceed, and taking action on the following amendments proposed thereto:
Pages S7693–S7715

Adopted:

Inouye Amendment No. 4674, in the nature of a substitute.
Pages S7705–06

Inouye Amendment No. 4682, to amend the title.
Page S7715

Withdrawn:

By 48 yeas to 51 nays (Vote No. 245), Thune Amendment No. 4676 (to Amendment No. 4674), to reduce spending other than national security spending by 5 percent. (A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that the amendment, having failed to achieve 60 affirmative votes, be withdrawn).
Pages S7706–09 S7714

By 39 yeas to 60 nays (Vote No. 246), DeMint Amendment No. 4677 (to Amendment No. 4674), to extend funding at the level provided until February 4, 2011. (A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that the amendment, having failed to achieve 60 affirmative votes, be withdrawn).
Pages S7709–14 S7715


Adjournment Resolution: By 54 yeas to 39 nays (Vote No. 248), Senate agreed to H. Con. Res. 321, providing for a conditional adjournment of the House of Representatives and a conditional recess or adjournment of the Senate.
Pages S7715–16


Social Services Block Grant: Committee on Finance was discharged from further consideration of S. 3774, to extend the deadline for Social Services Block Grant expenditures of supplemental funds appropriated following disasters occurring in 2008, and the bill was then passed, after agreeing to the following amendment proposed thereto:
Pages S7762–63

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Durbin (for Cornyn) Amendment No. 4685, to adjust the deadline for Social Services Block Grant expenditures of supplemental funds appropriated following disasters occuring in 2008.
Page S7762


WIPA and PABSS Extension Act: Senate passed H.R. 6200, to amend part A of title XI of the Social Security Act to provide for a 1-year extension of the authorizations for the Work Incentives Planning and Assistance program and the Protection and Advocacy for Beneficiaries of Social Security program.
Page S7763


Hoh Indian Tribe Safe Homelands Act: Senate passed H.R. 1061, to transfer certain land to the United States to be held in trust for the Hoh Indian Tribe, to place land into trust for the Hoh Indian Tribe, after agreeing to the following amendment proposed thereto:
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Durbin (for Cantwell) Amendment No. 4686, to make a technical correction.
Page S7763


CALM Act: Senate passed S. 2847, to regulate the volume of audio on commercials, after agreeing to the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute, and the following amendment proposed thereto:
Pages S7763–64

Durbin (for Whitehouse) Amendment No. 4687, to deem operators and distributors who maintain equipment and software in compliance with the FCC regulations to be in compliance with those regulations.
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Anthony J. Cortese Post Office Building: Senate passed H.R. 4543, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4285 Payne Avenue in San Jose, California, as the ``Anthony J. Cortese Post Office Building''.
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Joyce Rogers Post Office Building: Senate passed H.R. 5341, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 100 Orndorf Drive in Brighton, Michigan, as the ``Joyce Rogers Post Office Building''.
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David John Donafee Post Office Building: Senate passed H.R. 5390, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 13301 Smith Road in Cleveland, Ohio, as the ``David John Donafee Post Office Building''.
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Tom Bradley Post Office Building: Senate passed H.R. 5450, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3894 Crenshaw Boulevard in Los Angeles, California, as the ``Tom Bradley Post Office Building''.
Page S7764


Oil Spill Prevention Act: Senate passed S. 685, to require new vessels for carrying oil fuel to have double hulls, after agreeing to the committee amendments, and the following amendment proposed thereto:
Pages S7764–69

Durbin (for Lautenberg) Amendment No. 4688, in the nature of a substitute.
Page S7769


FOR VETS Act: Senate passed S. 3794, to amend chapter 5 of title 40, United States Code, to include organizations whose membership comprises substantially veterans as recipient organizations for the donation of Federal surplus personal property through State agencies, after agreeing to the committee amendment.
Pages S7769–70


Telework Improvements Act: Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 1722, to require the head of each executive agency to establish and implement a policy under which employees shall be authorized to telework, and the bill was then passed, after agreeing to the following amendment proposed thereto:
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Durbin (for Akaka/Voinovich) Amendment No. 4689, in the nature of a substitute.
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Hudson River School Painters: Committee on the Judiciary was discharged from further consideration of S. Res. 278, honoring the Hudson River School painters for their contributions to the United States Senate, and the resolution was then agreed to.
Pages S7770–01


Ensuring Stability in Somalia: Senate agreed to S. Res. 573, urging the development of a comprehensive strategy to ensure stability in Somalia, after agreeing to the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute.
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National Day of Recognition for Long-Term Care Physicians: Committee on the Judiciary was discharged from further consideration of S. Con. Res. 52, expressing support for the designation of March 20 as a National Day of Recognition for Long-Term Care Physicians, and the resolution was then agreed to, after agreeing to the following amendment proposed thereto:
Pages S7771–72

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Durbin (for Chambliss) Amendment No. 4690, to change the date.
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White House Fellows Program 45th Anniversary: Committee on the Judiciary was discharged from further consideration of S. Con. Res. 72, recognizing the 45th anniversary of the White House Fellows Program, and the resolution was then agreed to.
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Fort Hood Shooting Anniversary: Senate agreed to H. Con. Res. 319, recognizing the anniversary of the tragic shootings that occurred at Fort Hood, Texas, on November 5, 2009.
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28th Infantry Division: Senate agreed to S. Con. Res. 74, honoring the 28th Infantry Division for serving and protecting the United States.
Pages S7772–73


Coastal States Organization: Senate agreed to S. Res. 667, recognizing the 40th anniversary of the Coastal States Organization.
Pages S7773–74


National Day on Writing: Senate agreed to S. Res. 668, expressing support for the designation of October 20, 2010, as the ``National Day on Writing''.
(See next issue.)


Filipino American History Month: Senate agreed to S. Res. 669, recognizing Filipino American History Month in October 2010.
(See next issue.)


National Veterans History Project Week: Senate agreed to S. Res. 670, designating the week beginning on Monday, November 8, 2010, as ``National Veterans History Project Week''.
(See next issue.)


Red Ribbon Week: Senate agreed to S. Res. 671, supporting the goals and ideals of Red Ribbon Week, 2010.
(See next issue.)


National Chess Day: Senate agreed to S. Res. 672, designating October 9, 2010, as ``National Chess Day'' to enhance awareness and encourage students and adults to engage in a game known to enhance critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
(See next issue.)

Measures Considered:

Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services Joint Resolution: Senate began consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of S.J. Res. 39, providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule relating to status as a grandfathered health plan under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Pages S7673–93

During consideration of this measure today, Senate also took the following action:

By 40 yeas to 59 nays (Vote No. 244), Senate rejected the motion to proceed to consideration of the bill.
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Promoting Natural Gas and Electric Vehicles Act--Cloture: Senate began consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of S. 3815, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce oil consumption and improve energy security.
Pages S7729–30

A motion was entered to close further debate on the motion to proceed to consideration of the bill, and, in accordance with the provisions of Rule XXII of the Standing Rules of the Senate, a vote on cloture will occur on Wednesday, November 17, 2010.
Pages S7729–30

Subsequently, the motion to proceed was withdrawn.
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Paycheck Fairness Act--Cloture: Senate began consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of S. 3772, to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex.
Page S7730

A motion was entered to close further debate on the motion to proceed to consideration of the bill, and, in accordance with the provisions of Rule XXII of the Standing Rules of the Senate, a vote on cloture will occur upon disposition of S. 3815, Promoting Natural Gas and Electric Vehicles Act.
Page S7730

Subsequently, the motion to proceed was withdrawn.
Page S7730


FDA Food Safety Modernization Act--Cloture: Senate began consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of S. 510, to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to the safety of the food supply.
Page S7730

A motion was entered to close further debate on the motion to proceed to consideration of the bill, and, in accordance with the provisions of Rule XXII of the Standing Rules of the Senate, a vote on cloture will occur upon disposition of S. 3772, Paycheck Fairness Act.
Page S7730

Subsequently, the motion to proceed was withdrawn.
Page S7730

House Messages:

Coast Guard Authorization Act: Senate concurred in the amendment of the House of Representatives to H.R. 3619, to authorize appropriations for the Coast Guard for fiscal year 2010, with amendments.
Pages S7718–19, S7730–31


Secure and Responsible Drug Disposal Act: Senate concurred in the amendment of the House to S. 3397, to amend the Controlled Substances Act to provide for take-back disposal of controlled substances in certain instances.
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Signing Authority--Agreement: A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that the Majority Leader be authorized to sign any duly enrolled bills and joint resolutions until Monday, October 4, 2010.
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Authorizing Leadership to Make Appointments--Agreement: A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that, notwithstanding the recess or adjournment of the Senate, the President of the Senate, the President of the Senate pro tempore, and the Majority and Minority Leaders be authorized to make appointments to commissions, committees, boards, conferences, or interparliamentary conferences authorized by law, by concurrent action of the two Houses, or by order of the Senate.
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Authority for Committees--Agreement: A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that, notwithstanding a recess or adjournment of the Senate, that Senate committees may file committee reported executive and legislative calendar business on Friday, October 1, 2010 from 12 noon to 2 p.m., and on Tuesday, October 26, 2010 from 12 noon to 2 p.m.
Page S7775


Senator Stevens Tributes--Agreement: A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that the tributes for the late Senator Stevens be printed as a Senate document and the deadline for statements to be submitted to the Congressional Record by Wednesday, November 17, 2010.
Page S7775


Pro Forma Sessions--Agreement: A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that at 11:30 a.m., on Friday, October 1, 2010, Senate meet in pro forma session only, with no business conducted; that at the close of the pro forma session, Senate then stand in recess and convene on the dates in this consent and on each date listed, conduct a pro forma session only with no business: Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at 11 a.m.; Friday, October 8, 2010 at 11:30 a.m.; Tuesday, October 12, 2010 at 10 a.m.; Friday, October 15, 2010 at 10 a.m.; Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at 12 noon; Friday, October 22, 2010 at 1 p.m.; Tuesday, October 26, 2010 at 12 noon; Friday, October 29, 2010 at 11:30 a.m.; Monday, November 1, 2010 at 9 a.m.; Thursday, November 4, 2010 at 9 a.m.; Monday, November 8, 2010 at 12 noon; Wednesday, November 10, 2010 at 9:30 a.m.; and Friday, November 12, 2010 at 9:30 a.m.; that at the close of the pro-forma session on Friday, November 12, 2010, Senate then stand adjourned until 2 p.m., Monday, November 15, 2010, under the authority of H. Con. Res. 321; that on Monday, November 15, 2010, Senate proceed to a period of morning business.
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Message from the President: Senate received the following message from the President of the United States:

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Transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of an executive order that takes additional steps with respect to the national emergency with respect to Iran that was declared in Executive Order 12957; which was referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. (PM–67)
(See next issue.)


Treaties Approved: The following treaties, having passed through their various parliamentary stages, up to and including the presentation of the resolution of ratification, upon division, two-thirds of the Senators present having voted in the affirmative, the resolutions of ratification were agreed to:

Hague Convention on International Recovery of Child Support and Family Maintenance (Treaty Doc. 110–21) with two reservations and three declarations;

Treaty with United Kingdom Concerning Defense Trade Cooperation (Treaty Doc. 110–7) with 9 conditions, 7 understandings, and 3 declarations; and

Treaty with Australia Concerning Defense Trade Cooperation (Treaty Doc. 110–10) with 8 conditions, 6 understandings, and 3 declarations.
(See next issue.)


Nominations Confirmed: Senate confirmed the following nominations:

Kevin W. Concannon, of Maine, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Commodity Credit Corporation.

(Prior to this action, Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry was discharged from further consideration.)

Kathleen A. Merrigan, of Massachusetts, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Commodity Credit Corporation.

(Prior to this action, Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry was discharged from further consideration.)

James W. Miller, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Commodity Credit Corporation.

(Prior to this action, Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry was discharged from further consideration.)

Dallas P. Tonsager, of South Dakota, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Commodity Credit Corporation.

(Prior to this action, Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry was discharged from further consideration.)

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Julie A. Reiskin, of Colorado, to be Member of the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation for a term expiring July 13, 2010.

Gloria Valencia-Weber, of New Mexico, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation for a term expiring July 13, 2011.

Michael J. Moore, of Georgia, to be United States Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia for the term of four years.

Raul Yzaguirre, of Maryland, to be Ambassador to the Dominican Republic.

Michael C. Ormsby, of Washington, to be United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington for the term of four years.

(Prior to this action, Committee on the Judiciary was discharged from further consideration.)

Steve A. Linick, of Virginia, to be Inspector General of the Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Michael Robert Bladel, of Iowa, to be United States Marshal for the Southern District of Iowa for the term of four years.

Mary Minow, of California, to be a Member of the National Museum and Library Services Board for a term expiring December 6, 2014.

Sarah Bloom Raskin, of Maryland, to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System for the unexpired term of fourteen years from February 1, 2002.

Janet L. Yellen, of California, to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System for a term of fourteen years from February 1, 2010.

Janet L. Yellen, of California, to be Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System for a term of four years.

Osvaldo Luis Gratacos Munet, of Puerto Rico, to be Inspector General, Export-Import Bank.

William C. Killian, of Tennessee, to be United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Tennessee for the term of four years.

Subra Suresh, of Massachusetts, to be Director of the National Science Foundation for a term of six years.

Mimi E. Alemayehou, Executive Vice President of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the African Development Foundation for a term expiring September 22, 2015.

Johnnie Carson, an Assistant Secretary of State (African Affairs), to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the African Development Foundation for a term expiring September 27, 2015.

Edward W. Brehm, of Minnesota, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the African Development Foundation for a term expiring September 22, 2011.

Kenneth James Runde, of Iowa, to be United States Marshal for the Northern District of Iowa for the term of four years.

Robert E. O'Neill, of Florida, to be United States Attorney for the Middle District of Florida for the term of four years.

Anne M. Harrington, of Virginia, to be Deputy Administrator for Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation, National Nuclear Security Administration.

Harry James Franklyn Korrell III, of Washington, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation for a term expiring July 13, 2011.

Joseph Pius Pietrzyk, of Ohio, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation for a term expiring July 13, 2011.

Pamela Young-Holmes, of Wisconsin, to be a Member of the National Council on Disability for a term expiring September 17, 2013.

Alexander A. Arvizu, of Virginia, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Albania.

Duane E. Woerth, of Nebraska, for the rank of Ambassador during his tenure of service as Representative of the United States of America on the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization.

Robert P. Mikulak, of Virginia, for the rank of Ambassador during his tenure of service as United States Representative to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.

(Prior to this action, Committee on Foreign Relations was discharged from further consideration.)

James Edward Clark, of Kentucky, to be United States Marshal for the Western District of Kentucky for the term of four years.

Mark F. Green, of Oklahoma, to be United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Oklahoma for the term of four years.

(Prior to this action, Committee on the Judiciary was discharged from further consideration.)

Joseph H. Hogsett, of Indiana, to be United States Attorney for the Southern District of Indiana for the term of four years.

Kristie Anne Kenney, of Virginia, to be Ambassador to the Kingdom of Thailand.

(Prior to this action, Committee on Foreign Relations was discharged from further consideration.)

Jo Ellen Powell, of Maryland, to be Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Mauritania.

(Prior to this action, Committee on Foreign Relations was discharged from further consideration.)

Mark M. Boulware, of Texas, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Chad.

(Prior to this action, Committee on Foreign Relations was discharged from further consideration.)

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Christopher J. McMullen, of Virginia, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Angola.

(Prior to this action, Committee on Foreign Relations was discharged from further consideration.)

Joseph A. Mussomeli, of Virginia, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Slovenia.

Wanda L. Nesbitt, of Pennsylvania, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Namibia.

(Prior to this action, Committee on Foreign Relations was discharged from further consideration.)

Karen Brevard Stewart, of Florida, to be Ambassador to the Lao People's Democratic Republic.

(Prior to this action, Committee on Foreign Relations was discharged from further consideration.)

Albert Najera, of California, to be United States Marshal for the Eastern District of California for the term of four years.

William Claud Sibert, of Missouri, to be United States Marshal for the Eastern District of Missouri for the term of four years.

Myron Martin Sutton, of Indiana, to be United States Marshal for the Northern District of Indiana for the term of four years.

Julie A. Reiskin, of Colorado, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation for a term expiring July 13, 2013.

Maria Elizabeth Raffinan, of the District of Columbia, to be an Associate Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia for the term of fifteen years.

Beverly Joyce Harvard, of Georgia, to be United States Marshal for the Northern District of Georgia for the term of four years.

David Mark Singer, of California, to be United States Marshal for the Central District of California for the term of four years.

Jeffrey Thomas Holt, of Tennessee, to be United States Marshal for the Western District of Tennessee for the term of four years.

Steven Clayton Stafford, of California, to be United States Marshal for the Southern District of California for the term of four years.

Paul Charles Thielen, of South Dakota, to be United States Marshal for the District of South Dakota for the term of four years.

(Prior to this action, Committee on the Judiciary was discharged from further consideration.)

Nancy E. Lindborg, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development.

(Prior to this action, Committee on Foreign Relations was discharged from further consideration.)

Donald Kenneth Steinberg, of California, to be Deputy Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development.

(Prior to this action, Committee on Foreign Relations was discharged from further consideration.)

David B. Buckley, of Virginia, to be Inspector General, Central Intelligence Agency.

Cameron Munter, of California, to be Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

(Prior to this action, Committee on Foreign Relations was discharged from further consideration.)

Pamela Ann White, of Maine, to be Ambassador to the Republic of The Gambia.

(Prior to this action, Committee on Foreign Relations was discharged from further consideration.)

11 Air Force nominations in the rank of general.

12 Army nominations in the rank of general.

6 Marine Corps nominations in the rank of general.

3 Navy nominations in the rank of admiral.

Routine lists in the Air Force, Army, and Navy.
Pages S7724–29, S7776–80


Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:

Caitlin Joan Halligan, of New York, to be United States Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit.

Jimmie V. Reyna, of Maryland, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Federal Circuit.

Richard Brooke Jackson, of Colorado, to be United States District Judge for the District of Colorado.

Mae A. D'Agostino, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of New York.

William Conner Eldridge, of Arkansas, to be United States Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas for the term of four years.

Kenneth F. Bohac, of Illinois, to be United States Marshal for the Central District of Illinois for a term of four years.

Isabel Framer, of Ohio, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the State Justice Institute for a term expiring September 17, 2012.

Paula Barker Duffy, of Illinois, to be a Member of the National Council on the Humanities for a term expiring January 26, 2016.

Susan H. Hildreth, of Washington, to be Director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Martha Wagner Weinberg, of Massachusetts, to be a Member of the National Council on the Humanities for a term expiring January 26, 2016.

Mark Green, of Wisconsin, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Millennium Challenge Corporation for a term of three years.

Thomas R. Nides, of the District of Columbia, to be Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources.

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Alan J. Patricof, of New York, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Millennium Challenge Corporation for a term of two years.

Jo Ann Rooney, of Massachusetts, to be Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness.

Michael Vickers, of Virginia, to be Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence.

Routine lists in the Army, Coast Guard, Foreign Service, and Navy.
Pages S7775–76


Nomination Withdrawn: Senate received notification of withdrawal of the following nomination:

Teresa Takai, of California, to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense, which was sent to the Senate on April 12, 2010.
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Messages from the House:
(See next issue.)


Measures Referred:
(See next issue.)


Measures Placed on the Calendar:
(See next issue.)


Measures Read the First Time:
Pages S7774–75


Enrolled Bills Presented:
(See next issue.)


Executive Communications:
(See next issue.)


Petitions and Memorials:
(See next issue.)


Executive Reports of Committees:
(See next issue.)


Additional Cosponsors:
(See next issue.)


Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
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Additional Statements:
Pages 7746–52S


Amendments Submitted:
Pages S7752–62


Authorities for Committees to Meet:
(See next issue.)


Privileges of the Floor:
(See next issue.)


Record Votes: Five record votes were taken today. (Total--248)
Pages S7693, S7714–15


Adjournment: Senate convened at 9:30 a.m. and adjourned at 11:54 p.m., until 11:30 a.m. on Friday, October 1, 2010. (For Senate's program, see the remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today's Record on page S(See next issue.).)

Committee Meetings

(Committees not listed did not meet)

PUBLIC HEALTH THREATS

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies concluded a hearing to examine defending against public health threats, after receiving testimony from Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services; Colonel Randall J. Larsen, USAF (Ret.), Weapons of Mass Destruction Center, and Eric A. Rose, Alliance for Biosecurity, both of Washington, D.C.; and Andrew T. Pavia, University of Utah Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Salt Lake City.

INTERNATIONAL HOUSING FINANCE SYSTEMS

Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: Subcommittee on Security and International Trade and Finance concluded a hearing to examine a comparison of international housing finance systems, after receiving testimony from Michael J. Lea, San Diego State University Corky McMillin Center for Real Estate, San Diego, California; Susan M. Wachter, University of Pennsylvania Wharton School, Philadelphia; and Alex J. Pollock, American Enterprise Institute, Washington, D.C.

PROPANE EDUCATION AND RESEARCH COUNCIL AND NATIONAL OILHEAT RESEARCH ALLIANCE OVERSIGHT

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: Subcommittee on Energy concluded an oversight hearing to examine the Propane Education and Research Council (PERC) and National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA), after receiving testimony from Mark Gaffigan, Director, Natural Resources and Environment, Government Accountability Office; John Huber, National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA), Alexandria, Virginia; and Roy W. Willis, Propane Education & Research Council, Inc, Washington, D.C.

NATIONAL PARKS AND PUBLIC LANDS BILLS

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: Subcommittee on National Parks with the Subcommittee on Public Lands concluded a joint hearing to examine S. 3261, to establish the Buffalo Bayou National Heritage Area in the State of Texas, S. 3283, to designate Mt. Andrea Lawrence, S. 3291, to establish Coltsville National Historical Park in the State of Connecticut, S. 3524 and H.R. 4438, bills to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to expand the boundary of the Park, to conduct a study of potential land acquisitions, S. 3565, to provide for the conveyance of certain Bureau of Land Management land in Mohave County, Arizona, to the Arizona Game and Fish Commission, for use as a public shooting range, S. 3612, to amend the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park Establishment Act to expand the boundary of the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park in the State of Vermont, S. 3616, to withdraw certain land in the State of New Mexico, S. 3744, to establish Pinnacles National Park in the State of California as a unit of the National Park System, S. 3778 and H.R. 4773, bills to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to lease certain lands within Fort Pulaski National Monument, S. 3820, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to issue permits for a microhydro project in nonwilderness areas within the boundaries of Denali National Park and Preserve, to acquire land for Denali National Park and Preserve from Doyon Tourism, Inc, S. 3822, to adjust the boundary of the Carson National Forest, New Mexico, and H.R. 1858, to provide for a boundary adjustment and land conveyances involving Roosevelt National Forest, Colorado, to correct the effects of an erroneous land survey that resulted in approximately 7 acres of the Crystal Lakes Subdivision, Ninth Filing, encroaching on National Forest System land, after receiving testimony from Senator Begich; Katharine H. Stevenson, Associate Director, Business Services, National Park Service, Department of the Interior; Gregory C. Smith, Director of Lands, Forest Service, Department of Agriculture; and Aaron Schutt, Doyon, Limited, Fairbanks, Alaska.

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AL-MEGRAHI RELEASE

Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee concluded a hearing to examine the al-Megrahi release, focusing on one year later, after receiving testimony from Senator Lautenberg; Nancy McEldowney, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs; Bruce Swartz, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Department of Justice; James L. Mohler, Roswell Park Cancer Center, Buffalo, New York; Oliver Sartor, Tulane Cancer Center, New Orleans, Louisiana; and Geoff D. Porter, New York, New York.

BUSINESS MEETING

Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs: Committee ordered favorably reported the following business items:

S. 3806, to protect Federal employees and visitors, improve the security of Federal facilities and authorize and modernize the Federal Protective Service, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute;

H.R. 2142, to require quarterly performance assessments of Government programs for purposes of assessing agency performance and improvement, and to establish agency performance improvement officers and the Performance Improvement Council, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute;

S. 3794, to amend chapter 5 of title 40, United States Code, to include organizations whose membership comprises substantially veterans as recipient organizations for the donation of Federal surplus personal property through State agencies, with an amendment;

H.R. 4543, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4285 Payne Avenue in San Jose, California, as the ``Anthony J. Cortese Post Office Building'';

H.R. 5341, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 100 Orndorf Drive in Brighton, Michigan, as the ``Joyce Rogers Post Office Building'';

H.R. 5390, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 13301 Smith Road in Cleveland, Ohio, as the ``David John Donafee Post Office Building'';

H.R. 5450, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3894 Crenshaw Boulevard in Los Angeles, California, as the ``Tom Bradley Post Office Building''; and

The nomination of Maria Elizabeth Raffinan, to be an Associate Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.

IMPROVING FINANCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY AT THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs: Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information, Federal Services, and International Security concluded a hearing to examine improving financial accountability at the Department of Defense, focusing on financial management improvement and how the audit readiness efforts continue to evolve, after receiving testimony from Robert F. Hale, Under Secretary, Comptroller, Elizabeth A. McGrath, Deputy Chief Management Officer, Eric Fanning, Deputy Under Secretary of the Navy, and Deputy Chief Management Officer, U.S. Navy, David Tillotson III, Deputy Chief Management Officer, U.S. Air Force, Office of the Under Secretary of the Air Force; Lieutenant General Robert E. Durbin, Acting Deputy Chief Management Officer, U.S. Army, all of the Department of Defense; and Asif A. Khan, Director, Financial Management and Assurance, Government Accountability Office.

CRIMES AGAINST AMERICA'S HOMELESS

Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Crime and Drugs concluded a hearing to examine crimes against America's homeless, focusing on if the violence is growing, after receiving testimony from Representative Johnson (TX); Richard Wierzbicki, Broward County Florida Sheriff's Office, Ft. Lauderdale; Brian H. Levin, California State University Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism, San Bernardino; Erik Luna, Washington and Lee University School of Law, Lexington, Virginia; David B. Muhlhausen, The Heritage Foundation Center for Data Analysis, Washington, D.C.; and Simone Manning-Moon, Decatur, Georgia.

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NOMINATIONS

Committee on the Judiciary: Committee concluded a hearing to examine the nominations of James E. Graves, Jr., of Mississippi, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit, who was introduced by Senators Cochran and Wicker, Paul Kinloch Holmes, III, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Arkansas, who was introduced by Senators Lincoln and Pryor, Anthony J. Battaglia, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of California, Edward J. Davila, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of California, and Diana Saldana, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Texas, who was introduced by Senators Cornyn and Hutchison, after the nominees testified and answered questions in their own behalf.

FILIBUSTER

Committee on Rules and Administration: Committee resumed hearings to examine the filibuster, focusing on ideas to reduce delay and encourage debate in the Senate, after receiving testimony from Senator Gregg; and Martin Paone, former Senate Democratic Secretary, and Norman J. Ornstein, American Enterprise Institute, both of Washington, D.C.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action


Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: Public bills and Resolutions will appear in the next issue of the Congressional Record.
(See next issue.)


Additional Cosponsors:
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Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:

H. Res. 1674, providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 847) to amend the Public Health Service Act to extend and improve protections and services to individuals directly impacted by the terrorist attack in New York City on September 11, 2001, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2378) to amend title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930 to clarify that fundamental exchange-rate misalignment by any foreign nation is actionable under United States countervailing and antidumping duty laws, and for other purposes; and providing for consideration of the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 2701) to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2010 for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government, the Community Management Account, and the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 111–648);

H. Res. 1561, directing the Secretary of Health and Human Services to transmit to the House of Representatives copies of each portion of any document, record, or communication in her possession consisting of or relating to documents prepared by or for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services regarding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 111–649);

H.R. 4416, to reauthorize the Great Ape Conservation Act, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 111–650);

H.R. 5479, to amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to provide for use of excess funds available under that Act to provide for certain benefits, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 111–651);

H.R. 5897, to reauthorize and improve programs and activities carried out under the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 111–652, Pt. 1);

H.R. 4645, to remove obstacles to legal sales of United States agricultural commodities to Cuba and to end travel restrictions on all Americans to Cuba (H. Rept. 111–653, Pt. 1);

H.R. 5892, to provide for the conservation and development of water and related resources, to authorize the Secretary of the Army to construct various projects for improvements to rivers and harbors of the United States, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 111–654); and

H. Res. 1682, providing for consideration of the Senate amendments to the bill (H.R. 3081) making appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 111–655).
(See next issue.)


Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the guest chaplain, Reverend Scott Moore, Erfurt, Germany.
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Motion to Adjourn: Rejected the Lincoln Diaz-Balart motion to adjourn by a yea-and-nay vote of 2 yeas to 409 nays with 1 voting ``present'', Roll No. 545.
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Adjournment Resolution: The House agreed to H. Con. Res. 321, providing for a conditional adjournment of the House of Representatives and a conditional recess or adjournment of the Senate, by a yea-and-nay vote of 210 yeas to 209 nays, Roll No. 546.
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James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010: The House passed H.R. 847, to amend the Public Health Service Act to extend and improve protections and services to individuals directly impacted by the terrorist attack in New York City on September 11, 2001, by a recorded vote of 268 ayes to 160 noes, Roll No. 550.
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Rejected the Lee (NY) motion to recommit the bill to the Committee on Energy and Commerce with instructions to report the same back to the House forthwith with an amendment, by a yea-and-nay vote of 185 yeas to 244 nays, Roll No. 549.
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Pursuant to the rule, the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in H. Rept. 111–648 shall be considered as adopted, in lieu of the amendments recommended by the Committees on Energy and Commerce and the Judiciary now printed in the bill.
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H. Res. 1674, the rule providing for consideration of the bills (H.R. 847 and H.R. 2378) and the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 2701), was agreed to by a yea-and-nay vote of 234 yeas to 183 nays, Roll No. 548, after the previous question was ordered by a yea-and-nay vote of 235 yeas to 183 nays, Roll No. 547.
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Currency Reform for Fair Trade Act: The House passed H.R. 2378, to amend title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930 to clarify that fundamental exchange-rate misalignment by any foreign nation is actionable under United States countervailing and antidumping duty laws, by a recorded vote of 348 ayes to 79 noes, Roll No. 554.
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Pursuant to the rule, the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Ways and Means now printed in the bill shall be considered as adopted.
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Agreed to amend the title so as to read: ``To amend title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930 to clarify that countervailing duties may be imposed to address subsidies relating to a fundamentally undervalued currency of any foreign country.''.
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H. Res. 1674, the rule providing for consideration of the bills (H.R. 847 and H.R. 2378) and the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 2701), was agreed to by a yea-and-nay vote of 234 yeas to 183 nays, Roll No. 548, after the previous question was ordered by a yea-and-nay vote of 235 yeas to 183 nays, Roll No. 547.
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Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010: The House concurred in the Senate amendment to H.R. 2701, to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2010 for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government, the Community Management Account, and the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System, by a yea-and-nay vote of 244 yeas to 181 nays, Roll No. 558.
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H. Res. 1674, the rule providing for consideration of the bills (H.R. 847 and H.R. 2378) and the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 2701), was agreed to by a yea-and-nay vote of 234 yeas to 183 nays, Roll No. 548, after the previous question was ordered by a yea-and-nay vote of 235 yeas to 183 nays, Roll No. 547.
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Coin Modernization, Oversight, and Continuity Act of 2010: The House agreed to discharge and pass H.R. 6162, amended, to provide research and development authority for alternative coinage materials to the Secretary of the Treasury, increase congressional oversight over coin production, and ensure the continuity of certain numismatic items.
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American Eagle Palladium Bullion Coin Act of 2010: The House agreed to discharge and pass H.R. 6166, amended, to authorize the production of palladium bullion coins to provide affordable opportunities for investments in precious metals.
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Withdrawal of Motion to Suspend the Rules: Agreed by unanimous consent to withdraw the Driehaus motion to suspend the rules and pass H.R. 6014 which was offered on September 28, 2010.
(See next issue.)


Election Assistance Commission Board of Advisors--Reappointment: Read a letter from Representative Boehner, Minority Leader, in which he reappointed Mr. Thomas A. Fuentes of Lake Forest, CA to the Election Assistance Commission Board of Advisors.
(See next issue.)


Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the following measures:
Plain Writing Act of 2010: Concurred in the Senate amendments to H.R. 946, to enhance citizen access to Government information and services by establishing that Government documents issued to the public must be written clearly, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 341 yeas to 82 nays, Roll No. 562;
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Secure and Responsible Drug Disposal Act of 2010: S. 3397, amended, to amend the Controlled Substances Act to provide for take-back disposal of controlled substances in certain instances;
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Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act Improvements Act of 2010: S. 1132, to amend title 18, United States Code, to improve the provisions relating to the carrying of concealed weapons by law enforcement officers;
(See next issue.)


Veterans' Insurance and Health Care Improvements Act: Concurred in the Senate amendments to H.R. 3219, to amend title 38, United States Code, to make certain improvements in the laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs relating to insurance and health care;
(See next issue.)


National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2010: S. 3729, to authorize the programs of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for fiscal years 2011 through 2013, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 304 yeas to 118 nays, Roll No. 561; and
(See next issue.)


Authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to extend grants and other assistance to facilitate a political status public education program for the people of Guam: Concurred in the Senate amendments to H.R. 3940, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to extend grants and other assistance to facilitate a political status public education program for the people of Guam, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 386 yeas to 5 nays, Roll No. 565.
(See next issue.)


Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2010: The House concurred in the Senate amendments to H.R. 3081, making appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, by a recorded vote of 228 ayes to 194 noes, Roll No. 564.
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H. Res. 1682, the rule providing for consideration of the Senate amendments, was agreed to by a yea-and-nay vote of 233 yeas to 191 nays, Roll No. 560, after the previous question was ordered by a yea-and-nay vote of 240 yeas to 186 nays, Roll No. 559.
(See next issue.)


Suspensions--Proceedings Resumed: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the following measures which were debated on Tuesday, September 28th:
Requiring the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to include on the main page of the Internet website of the Department of Veterans Affairs a hyperlink to the VetSuccess Internet website: H.R. 3685, to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to include on the main page of the Internet website of the Department of Veterans Affairs a hyperlink to the VetSuccess Internet website and to publicize such Internet website, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 425 ayes with none voting ``no'', Roll No. 551;
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Securing America's Veterans Insurance Needs and Goals Act of 2010: H.R. 5993, amended, to amend title 38, United States Code, to ensure that beneficiaries of Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance receive financial counseling and disclosure information regarding life insurance payments, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 358 yeas to 66 nays, Roll No. 552;
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Calling on the Government of Japan to immediately address the growing problem of abduction to and retention of United States citizen minor children in Japan: H. Res. 1326, to call on the Government of Japan to immediately address the growing problem of abduction to and retention of United States citizen minor children in Japan, to work closely with the Government of the United States to return these children to their custodial parent or to the original jurisdiction for a custody determination in the United States, to provide left-behind parents immediate access to their children, and to adopt without delay the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 416 yeas to 1 nay, Roll No. 553;
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Agreed to amend the title so as to read: ``Calling on the Government of Japan to address the urgent problem of abduction to and retention of United States citizen children in Japan, to work closely with the Government of the United States to return these children to their custodial parent or to the original jurisdiction for a custody determination in the United States, to provide left-behind parents immediate access to their children, and to adopt without delay the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction.''.
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Rare Earths and Critical Materials Revitalization Act of 2010: H.R. 6160, amended, to develop a rare earth materials program and to amend the National Materials and Minerals Policy, Research and Development Act of 1980, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 325 yeas to 98 nays, Roll No. 555;
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AMERICA Works Act: H.R. 4072, amended, to require that certain Federal job training and career education programs give priority to programs that provide a national industry-recognized and portable credential, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 412 yeas to 10 nays, Roll No. 556;
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Agreed to amend the title so as to read: ``To require that certain Federal job training and career education programs give priority to programs that provide an industry-recognized and nationally portable credential.''.
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H.R. 3421, amended, to exclude from consumer credit reports medical debt that has been in collection and has been fully paid or settled, by a \2/3\ recorded vote of 336 ayes to 82 noes, Roll No. 557;
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Federal Election Integrity Act: H.R. 512, amended, to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit certain State election administration officials from actively participating in electoral campaigns, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 296 yeas to 129 nays, Roll No. 563;
(See next issue.)


All-American Flag Act: H.R. 2853, amended, to require the purchase of domestically made flags of the United States of America for use by the Federal Government;
(See next issue.)


Emil Bolas Post Office Designation Act: H.R. 4602, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1332 Sharon Copley Road in Sharon Center, Ohio, as the ``Emil Bolas Post Office'';
(See next issue.)


James M. ``Jimmy'' Stewart Post Office Building Designation Act: H.R. 5606, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 47 South 7th Street in Indiana, Pennsylvania, as the ``James M. `Jimmy' Stewart Post Office Building'';
(See next issue.)


George C. Marshall Post Office Designation Act: H.R. 5605, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 47 East Fayette Street in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, as the ``George C. Marshall Post Office'';
(See next issue.)


Supporting the goals and ideals of United States Military History Month: H. Res. 1442, to support the goals and ideals of United States Military History Month;
(See next issue.)


Congratulating the Washington Stealth for winning the National Lacrosse League Championship: H. Res. 1546, amended, to congratulate the Washington Stealth for winning the National Lacrosse League Championship;
(See next issue.)


Supporting the United States Paralympics: H. Res. 1479, to support the United States Paralympics and to honor the Paralympic athletes;
(See next issue.)


Dorothy I. Height Post Office Building Designation Act: H.R. 6118, amended, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2 Massachusetts Avenue, N.E., in Washington, D.C., as the ``Dorothy I. Height Post Office Building'';
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Agreed to amend the title so as to read: ``To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2 Massachusetts Avenue, NE, in Washington, D.C., as the `Dorothy I. Height Post Office'. ''.
(See next issue.)


Supporting the goals and purpose of Gold Star Mothers Day: H. Res. 1617, to support the goals and purpose of Gold Star Mothers Day, which is observed on the last Sunday in September of each year in remembrance of the supreme sacrifice made by mothers who lose a son or daughter serving in the Armed Forces;
(See next issue.)


Expressing support for designation of September 2010 as National Craniofacial Acceptance Month: H. Res. 1603, to express support for designation of September 2010 as National Craniofacial Acceptance Month;
(See next issue.)


Amending section 5542 of title 5, United States Code, to provide that any hours worked by Federal firefighters under a qualified trade-of-time arrangement shall be excluded for purposes of determinations relating to overtime pay: H.R. 3243, to amend section 5542 of title 5, United States Code, to provide that any hours worked by Federal firefighters under a qualified trade-of-time arrangement shall be excluded for purposes of determinations relating to overtime pay;
(See next issue.)


Pre-Election Presidential Transition Act of 2010: S. 3196, to amend the Presidential Transition Act of 1963 to provide that certain transition services shall be available to eligible candidates before the general election;
(See next issue.)


Pediatric Research Consortia Establishment Act: H.R. 758, amended, to amend title IV of the Public Health Service Act to provide for the establishment of pediatric research consortia;
(See next issue.)


Veterinary Public Health Workforce and Education Act: H.R. 2999, amended, to amend the Public Health Service Act to enhance and increase the number of veterinarians trained in veterinary public health;
(See next issue.)


Gestational Diabetes Act: H.R. 5354, amended, to establish an Advisory Committee on Gestational Diabetes and to provide grants to better understand and reduce gestational diabetes;
(See next issue.)

Agreed to amend the title so as to read: ``To provide grants to better understand and reduce gestational diabetes, and for other purposes.''.
(See next issue.)


Methamphetamine Education, Treatment, and Hope Act: H.R. 2818, amended, to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the establishment of a drug-free workplace information clearinghouse, to support residential methamphetamine treatment programs for pregnant and parenting women, and to improve the prevention and treatment of methamphetamine addiction;
(See next issue.)Concussion Treatment and Care Tools Act:

H.R. 1347, amended, to amend title III of the Public Health Service Act to provide for the establishment and implementation of concussion management guidelines with respect to school-aged children;
(See next issue.)


Stem Cell Therapeutic and Research Reauthorization Act of 2010: S. 3751, to amend the Stem Cell Therapeutic and Research Act of 2005;
(See next issue.)


HEART for Women Act: H.R. 1032, amended, to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and the Public Health Service Act to improve the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases in women;
(See next issue.)

Agreed to amend the title so as to read: ``To amend the Public Health Service Act to improve the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases in women.''.
(See next issue.)


Scleroderma Research and Awareness Act: H.R. 2408, amended, to expand the research and awareness activities of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention with respect to scleroderma;
(See next issue.)


Bone Marrow Failure Disease Research and Treatment Act: H.R. 1230, amended, to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the establishment of a National Acquired Bone Marrow Failure Disease Registry, to authorize research on acquired bone marrow failure diseases;
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Agreed to amend the title so as to read: ``To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for research on acquired bone marrow failure diseases, minority-focused programs on such diseases, and the development of best practices for diagnosis of and care for individuals with such diseases.''.
(See next issue.)


Reauthorizing and enhancing Johanna's Law: H.R. 2941, amended, to reauthorize and enhance Johanna's Law to increase public awareness and knowledge with respect to gynecologic cancers;
(See next issue.)


Birth Defects Prevention, Risk Reduction, and Awareness Act of 2010: H.R. 5462, amended, to authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to establish and implement a birth defects prevention, risk reduction, and public awareness program; and
(See next issue.)

Agreed to amend the title so as to read: ``To amend title III of the Public Health Service Act to authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish and implement a birth defects prevention, risk reduction, and public awareness program.''.
(See next issue.)


Arthritis Prevention, Control, and Cure Act: H.R. 1210, amended, to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for arthritis research and public health.
(See next issue.)


United States Secret Service Uniformed Division Modernization Act: The House concurred in the Senate amendment to the House amendment to S. 1510, to transfer statutory entitlements to pay and hours of work authorized by the District of Columbia Code for current members of the United States Secret Service Uniformed Division from the District of Columbia Code to the United States Code.
(See next issue.)


Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2010: The House concurred in the Senate amendments to the House amendments to the Senate amendment to H.R. 3619, to authorize appropriations for the Coast Guard for fiscal year 2010.
(See next issue.)


Mount Stevens and Ted Stevens Icefield Designation Act: The House agreed to discharge and pass S. 3802, to designate a mountain and icefield in the State of Alaska as the ``Mount Stevens'' and ``Ted Stevens Icefield'', respectively.
(See next issue.)


Presidential Message: Read a message from the President wherein he transmitted a notification that an Executive Order was issued with respect to the national emergency declared in response to the actions and policies of the Government of Iran--referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs and ordered to be printed (H. Doc. 111–147).
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Senate Messages: Messages received from the Senate today appear on pages (See next issue).

Senate Referral: S. 3774 was held at the desk.
(See next issue.)


Quorum Calls--Votes: Seventeen yea-and-nay votes and four recorded votes developed during the proceedings of today and appear on pages H7226, H7228, H7228–29, H7229–30, H7256, H7256–57, H7257–58, H7258, H7259, H7272–73, H7273, H7274, H7274–75. There were no quorum calls.

Adjournment: The House met at 10 a.m. and at 1:04 a.m. on September 30, 2010, pursuant to the provisions of H. Con. Res. 321, the House stands adjourned until 2 p.m. on Monday, November 15, 2010. [D29SE0-186]{D1043}Committee

Committee Meetings

DEFENSE DEPARTMENT'S EFFICIENCY INITIATIVE

Committee on Armed Services: Held a hearing on the Department of Defense's efficiency initiative. Testimony was heard from the following officials of the Department of Defense: William J. Lynn, III, Deputy Secretary; Ashton Carter, Under Secretary, Acquisition, Technology and Logistics; and GEN James E. Cartwright, USMC, Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff.

MILITARY TREATMENT FACILITY MULTI-RESISTANT INFECTIONS

Committee on Armed Services; Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing on Fighting Superbugs: DOD's Response to Multidrug-Resistant Infections in Military Treatment Facilities. Testimony was heard from the following officials of the Department of Defense: Jack Smith, M.D., Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary, Clinical and Program Policy, Office of the Assistant Secretary, Health Affairs; COL Jonathan Jaffin, M.D., USA, Director, Health Policy and Services, Office of the Surgeon General; COL Duane Hospenthal, M.D., USA. Infectious Diseases Consultant to the U.S. Army Surgeon General; COL James D. Collier, M.D., USAF, Assistant Surgeon General, Health Care Operations, Office of the Surgeon General; LTC Michael Forgione, M.D., USAF, Service Advisor, Infectious Disease Clinical Research Program; CAPT Gregory Martin, USN, Program Director, Infectious Disease Clinical Research Program; and Judith F. English, Infection Control Consultant.

SMALL BUSINESS DEFENSE CONTRACTING

Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Terrorism, Unconventional Threats, and Capabilities held a hearing on small business' role and opportunities in restoring affordability to the Department of Defense. Testimony was heard from the following officials of the Department of Defense: Zachary J. Lemnios, Director, Defense Research and Engineering; and Linda B. Oliver, Acting Director, Office of Small Business Programs.

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HOUSING FINANCE OUTLOOK

Committee on Financial Services: Held a hearing entitled ``The Future of Housing Finance--A Review of Proposals to Address Market Structure and Transition.'' Testimony was heard from public witnesses.

DISABLED INCLUSIVE HOME DESIGN

Committee on Financial Services: Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity held a hearing entitled ``The Inclusive Home Design Act.'' Testimony was heard from Representative Schakowsky; and public witnesses.

TRADE FINANCING'S ROLE IN DOUBLING EXPORTS

Committee on Financial Services: Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations and the Subcommittee on International Monetary Policy and Trade held a joint hearing entitled ``Ex-Im Bank Oversight: The Role of Trade Finance in Doubling Exports over Five Years.'' Testimony was heard from the following officials of the Export-Import Bank of the United States; Fred P. Hochberg, Chairman and President; and Osvaldo Luis Gratacos, Acting Inspector General; Loren Yager, Director, International Affairs and Trade, GAO; and a public witness.

ADVANCES AGAINST HIV/AIDS

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Held a hearing on PEPFAR: From Emergency to Sustainability and Advances Against HIV/AIDS. Testimony was heard from Eric Goosby, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator, Department of State; the following officials of the Department of Health and Human Services: Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), NIH, and Thomas R. Frieden, M.D., Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Administrator, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry; and public witnesses.

U.S. POLICY TOWARD PACIFIC ISLANDS NATIONS

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and the Global Environment held a hearing on Renewed Engagement: U.S. Policy Toward Pacific Island Nations. Testimony was heard from the following officials of the Department of State: Kurt M. Campbell, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; and Frank Young, Senior Deputy Assistant, Administrator, Bureau for Asia, U.S. Agency for International Development; and Derek J. Mitchell, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Asian and Pacific Security Affairs, Department of Defense.

COUNTERING JIHADIST WEBSITES:

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation and Trade held a hearing on U.S. Strategy for Countering Jihadist Websites. Testimony was heard from public witnesses. [D29SE0-205]{D1044}DISASTER R

DISASTER RELIEF DELIVERY MANAGEMENT

Committee on Homeland Security: Subcommittee on Emergency Communications, Preparedness and Response held a hearing entitled ``Emergency Logistics Management: Transforming the Delivery of Disaster Relief for the 21st Century. Testimony was heard from the following officials of the Department of Homeland Security: Matt Jadacki, Assistant Inspector General, Emergency Management Oversight, Office of Inspector General; and Eric Smith, Assistant Administrator, Logistics Management Directorate, FEMA; and a public witness.

HOMELAND SECURITY INTELLIGENCE ANALYSIS FOR BROADER COMMUNITIES

Committee on Homeland Security: Subcommittee on Intelligence, Information Sharing and Terrorist Risk Assessment held a hearing entitled ``Is the Office of Intelligence and Analysis Adequately Connected to the Broader Homeland Communities?'' Testimony was heard from Caryn A. Wagner, Under Secretary, Intelligence and Analysis, Office of Intelligence and Analysis, Department of Homeland Security.

COMPREHENSIVE ALCOHOL REGULATORY EFFECTIVENESS ACT

Committee on the Judiciary: Held a hearing on H.R. 5034, Comprehensive Alcohol Regulatory Effectiveness (CARE) Act of 2010. Testimony was heard from Representatives Thompson of California, Braley of Iowa, Radanovich, DeFazio, Towns, and Gary G. Miller of California; Mark L. Shurtleff, Attorney General, State of Utah; and public witnesses.

COURTROOM ACCESS TO JUSTICE--ADMINISTRATION-SECURITY

Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Courts and Competition Policy held a hearing on Courtroom Use: Access to Justice, Effective Judicial Administration, and Courtroom Security. Testimony was heard from Representative Cooper; Mark L. Goldstein, Director, Physical Infrastructure, GAO; Robert A. Peck, Commissioner of Public Buildings, GSA; Michael A. Ponsor, U.S. District Judge, District of Massachusetts; Robert J. Conrad, Jr., Chief Judge, Western District of North Carolina; and a public witness.

SECOND CHANCE ACT REAUTHORIZATION

Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security held a hearing on Reauthorization of the Second Chance Act. Testimony was heard from Gladyse Taylor, Acting Director, Department of Correction, State of Illinois; and public witnesses.

DEPARTMENTAL REPORT REQUEST ON THE BENEFICIARY OF A PRIVATE BILL

Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security, and International Law met and approved a request to the Department of Homeland Security for the Departmental Report on the Beneficiary of H.R. 5401, For the relief of Allan Bolor Kelley.

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NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH/DEVELOPMENT

Committee on Oversight and Government Reform: Subcommittee on Domestic Policy held a hearing entitled, ``From Molecules to Minds: The Future of Neuroscience Research and Development.'' Testimony was heard from the following officials of NIH, Department of Health and Human Services: Thomas R. Insel, M.D., Director, National Institute of Mental Health, and Walter J. Koroshetz, M.D., Deputy Director, National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke; Joel Kupersmith, M.D., Chief Research and Development Officer, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs; Terry Rauch, Director, Defense Medical Research and Development Program, Office of the Assistant Secretary, Health Affairs, Department of Defense; and public witnesses.

JAMES ZADROGA 9/11 HEALTH AND COMPENSATION ACT OF 2010; CURRENCY REFORM FOR FAIR TRADE ACT; SENATE AMENDMENTS TO INTELLIGENCE AUTHORIZATION ACT FY 2010

Committee on Rules: Granted, by a non-record vote, a single rule providing for consideration of (1) H.R. 847, the ``James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010,'' (2) H.R. 2378, the ``Currency Reform for Fair Trade Act,'' and (3) the Senate amendment to H.R. 2701, the ``Intelligence Authorization Act of 2010.'' [D29SE0-221]{D1045}With respe

With respect to H.R. 847, the rule grants a closed rule providing one hour of debate in the House, with 30 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary, and 10 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means.

The rule waives all points of order against consideration of H.R. 847 except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI. In lieu of the amendments recommended by the Committee on Energy and Commerce and the Committee on the Judiciary, the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in the report of the Committee on Rules shall be considered as adopted. The rule provides that the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read. The rule waives all points of order against the bill, as amended. The rule provides one motion to recommit H.R. 847 with or without instructions.

With respect to H.R. 2378, the rule grants a closed rule providing one hour of debate in the House equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means. The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except for clauses 9 and 10 of Rule XXI. The amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Ways and Means shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read. The rule waives all points of order against provisions of the bill, as amended. The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

With respect to the Senate amendment to H.R. 2701, the rule makes in order a motion offered by the chair of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence or his designee that the House concur in the Senate amendment. All points of order against the motion are waived except those arising under clause 10 of rule XXI. The motion is debatable for one hour equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Intelligence Committee. The rule provides that the Senate amendment and the motion shall be considered as read. Testimony was heard from Representatives Engel, Nadler, Maloney, and Chairmen Levin and Reyes. [D29SE0-225]{D1045}CONTINUING

CONTINUING APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2011

Committee on Rules: Granted, by a non-record vote, a rule providing for consideration of the Senate amendments to H.R. 3081, the ``Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011.'' The rule makes in order a motion offered by the chair of the Committee on Appropriations or his designee that the House concur in the Senate amendments to H.R. 3081. The rule provides one hour of debate on the motion equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations. The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the motion except those arising under clause 10 of rule XXI. Finally, the rule provides that the Senate amendments and the motion shall be considered as read. Testimony was heard from heard from Chairman Obey.[D29SE0-227]{D1045}INVESTMENT

INVESTMENTS IN SCIENCE U.S. COMPETITIVENESS

Committee on Science and Technology: Held a hearing on Averting the Storm: How Investments in Science Will Secure the Competitiveness and Economic Future of the U.S. Testimony was heard from Norman R. Augustine, former under Secretary of the Army; and public witnesses.

RECOVERY ACT TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS

Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure: Held a hearing on Recovery Act Transportation and Infrastructure Projects: Impacts on Local Communities and Business. Testimony was heard from public witnesses.

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U.S FLAGGED VESSELS IN U.S. FOREIGN TRADE

Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure: Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation held a hearing on Continuing Examination of U.S. Flagged Vessels in U.S. Foreign Trade. Testimony was heard from David Matsuda, Acting Administrator, Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation.

FEDERAL CONTRACTOR COMPLIANCE

Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity held a hearing on Federal Contractor Compliance. Testimony was heard from Les Jin, Deputy Director, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, Department of Labor; Jan R. Frye, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Acquisition and Logistics, Department of Veterans Affairs; representatives of veterans organizations; and public witnesses.

MISCELLANEOUS MEASURES

Committee on Veterans Affairs: Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on the following bills: H.R. 3843, Transparency for America's Heroes Act; H.R. 4041, To authorize certain improvements in the Federal Recovery Coordinator Programs; H.R. 5428, To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to educate certain staff of the Department of Veterans Affairs and to inform veterans about the Injured and Amputee Veterans Bill of Rights; H.R. 5543, To amend title 38, United States Code, to repeal the prohibition on collective bargaining with respect to matters and questions regarding compensation of employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs other than rates of basic pay; H.R. 5516, Access to Appropriate Immunizations for Veterans Act of 2010; H.R. 5641, Heroes at Home Act; H.R. 5996, To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to improve the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of veterans with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; H.R. 6123, Veterans' Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitative Services' Improvements Act of 2010; and H.R. 6127, Extension of Health Care Eligibility for Veterans Who Served at Qrmat Ali, and Draft Legislation. Testimony was heard from Representatives Filner, Sestak, Barrow, Pingree and Stearns; Robert L. Jesse, M.D., Principal Deputy Under Secretary, Health, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs; and representatives of veterans organizations.

BRIEFINGS--SUPPLY CHAIN THREATS; THREAT ASSESSMENTS UPDATE

Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence: Meet in executive session to receive a briefing on Supply Chain Threats. The Committee was briefed by departmental witnesses.

The Committee also met in executive session to receive a briefing on Threat Assessments Update. The Committee was briefed by Michael Leiter, Director, National Counterterrorism Center, Office of the Director of National Intelligence. [D29SE0-240]{D1046}Joint Meet

Joint Meetings

YUKOS OIL COMPANY

Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe: Commission concluded a hearing to examine charges against Mikhail Khodorkovsky's Yukos Oil Company, after receiving testimony from Vadim Klyuvgant, Moscow, Russia. F

NEW PUBLIC LAWS

(
For last listing of Public Laws, see Daily Digest, p. D1027)

H.R. 5297, to create the Small Business Lending Fund Program to direct the Secretary of the Treasury to make capital investments in eligible institutions in order to increase the availability of credit for small businesses, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax incentives for small business job creation. Signed on September 27, 2010. (Public Law 111–240) F

COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2010

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)

Senate

Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: Business meeting to consider S. 118, to amend section 202 of the Housing Act of 1959, to improve the program under such section for supportive housing for the elderly, and S. 1481, to amend section 811 of the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act to improve the program under such section for supportive housing for persons with disabilities; to be immediately followed by a hearing to examine implementing the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, 10 a.m., SD–538.

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: Subcommittee on Energy, to hold hearings to examine the role of strategic minerals in clean energy technologies and other applications, including S. 3521, to provide for the reestablishment of a domestic rare earths materials production and supply industry in the United States, 10 a.m., SD–366.

Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions: to hold hearings to examine the Federal investment in for-profit education, focusing on if students are succeeding, 10 a.m., SD–124.

Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs: Ad Hoc Subcommittee on State, Local, and Private Sector Preparedness and Integration, to hold hearings to examine earthquake preparedness, focusing on what the United States can learn from the 2010 Chilean and Haitian earthquakes, 10:30 a.m., SD–342.

Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce, and the District of Columbia, to hold hearings to examine implementation, improvement, sustainability, focusing on management matters at the Department of Homeland Security, 2:30 p.m., SD–342. House

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Committee on the Budget, hearing on Defense Department Budget initiatives, 2 p.m., 210 Cannon.

Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Health, hearing on the recently released discussion draft on drug safety legislation, 10 a.m., 2123 Rayburn.

Committee on Foreign Affairs, hearing on Out of the Shadows: The Global Fight Against Human Trafficking, 10 a.m., 2172 Rayburn.

Subcommittee on Asia, The Pacific and The Global Environment, hearing on Cambodia's Small Debt: When Will the U.S. Forgive? 2 p.m., 2172 Rayburn.

Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Emerging Threats, Cybersecurity, and Science and Technology, hearing entitled ``The Domestic Nuclear Detection Office: Can It Overcome Past Problems and Chart a New Direction?'' 2 p.m., 311 Cannon.

Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security, and International Law, hearing on the Role of Immigration in Strengthening America's Economy, 9:30 a.m., 2141 Rayburn.

Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, hearing to examine the circumstances surrounding the recall of over 135 million bottles of infant and children's medicines produced by Johnson & Johnson/McNeil Consumer Healthcare, 10 a.m., 210–HVC.

Subcommittee on Domestic Policy, hearing entitled, ``Are `Superweeds' an Outgrowth of USDA Biotech Policy? (Part II),'' 2:00 p.m., 2203 Rayburn.

Subcommittee on Governmental Management, Organization and Procurement, executive, briefing to discuss recently proposed efficiency and organizational initiatives within the Department of Defense, 2 p.m., 2218 Rayburn.

Committee on Science and Technology, Subcommittee on Technology and Innovation, hearing on Standards for Health IT: Meaningful Use and Beyond, 10 a.m., 2318 Rayburn.

Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management, hearing on The Congressional Workplace; Safety Concerns and Future Plans, 2 p.m., 2167 Rayburn.

Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, hearing on impact of Green Infrastructure and Low Impact Development on the Nation's Water Quality, Economy and Communities, 10 a.m., 2167 Rayburn.

Committee on Veterans' Affairs, hearing on the True Cost of the War, 10 a.m., 334 Cannon.

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Next Meeting of the
SENATE

11:30 a.m., Friday, October 1

Senate Chamber

Program for Friday: Senate will meet in a pro forma session.

Next Meeting of the
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

2 p.m., Monday, November 15

House Chamber

Program for Monday: To be announced.

Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue








HOUSE


Adler, John H., N.J., E1781

Bachmann, Michele, Minn., E1782

Bachus, Spencer, Ala., E1772

Barrow, John, Ga., E1769, E1772

Barton, Joe, Tex., E1770

Berry, Marion, Ark., E1781

Boozman, John, Ark., E1774, E1785

Burgess, Michael C., Tex., E1767, E1788, E1791

Burton, Dan, Ind., E1776

Carnahan, Russ, Mo., E1780, E1785

Coffman, Mike, Colo., E1770

Costa, Jim, Calif., E1768, E1771, E1772

Costello, Jerry F., Ill., E1768

Courtney, Joe, Conn., E1779

Critz, Mark S., Pa., E1786

Cuellar, Henry, Tex., E1789

Davis, Danny K., Ill., E1768, E1775

Davis, Geoff, Ky., E1766, E1774

DeLauro, Rosa L., Conn., E1784

Dent, Charles W., Pa., E1778

Dingell, John D., Mich., E1790

Djou, Charles K,, Hawaii, E1779

Engel, Eliot L., N.Y., E1769, E1789

Frank, Barney, Mass., E1775

Frelinghuysen, Rodney P., N.J., E1771, E1785, E1790

Graves, Sam, Mo., E1779, E1781, E1782, E1784, E1785, E1787

Green, Gene, Tex., E1789

Grijalva, Raúl M., Ariz., E1791

Hastings, Alcee L., Fla., E1770, E1773, E1780

Higgins, Brian, N.Y., E1787

Inglis, Bob, S.C., E1778

Kagen, Steve, Wisc., E1783

Kanjorski, Paul E., Pa., E1766, E1782, E1783

Kildee, Dale E., Mich., E1784, E1790

Kingston, Jack, Ga., E1779

Kratovil, Frank, Jr., Md., E1791

Levin, Sander M., Mich., E1789

Lipinski, Daniel, Ill., E1781

McGovern, James P., Mass., E1769, E1772

Marchant, Kenny, Tex., E1788

Meek, Kendrick B., Fla., E1774

Mica, John L., Fla., E1786

Michaud, Michael H., Me., E1784

Miller, George, Calif., E1778

Mitchell, Harry E., Ariz., E1787

Moran, James P., Va., E1767

Norton, Eleanor Holmes, D.C., E1773

Ortiz, Solomon P., Tex., E1775

Pelosi, Nancy, Calif., E1765

Poe, Ted, Tex., E1783

Pomeroy, Earl, N.D., E1777

Quigley, Mike, Ill., E1770, E1773

Radanovich, George, Calif., E1783

Richardson, Laura, Calif., E1765, E1768, E1780, E1782, E1785, E1791

Rodriguez, Ciro D., Tex., E1786

Rothman, Steven R., N.J., E1774

Roybal-Allard, Lucille, Calif., E1787

Sanchez, Loretta, Calif., E1766

Schakowsky, Janice D., Ill., E1780

Sestak, Joe, Pa., E1792

Shuster, Bill, Pa., E1766, E1771

Smith, Lamar, Tex., E1782

Van Hollen, Chris, Md., E1770, E1788

Welch, Peter, Vt., E1765

(Senate and House proceedings for today will be continued in the next issue of the Record.) 
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