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HIGHLIGHTS

      The House passed H.R. 1, Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 
      2011.


                                 Senate


Chamber Action
  The Senate was not in session today. It will next meet at 2 p.m. on 
Monday, February 28, 2011.


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                        House of Representatives


Chamber Action
Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 28 public bills, H.R. 795-822; 
2 private bills, H.R. 823-824; and 6 resolutions, H.J. Res. 42-43; and 
H. Res. 104-107 were introduced.
  Pages H1249-51, H1361-62
Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages H1252-53, H1364
Reports Filed: There were no reports filed today.
Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011: The House passed H.R. 1, 
making appropriations for the Department of Defense and the other 
departments and agencies of the Government for the fiscal year ending 
September 30, 2011, by a yea-and-nay vote of 235 yeas to 189 nays, Roll 
No. 147. The measure was considered on February 15th, 16th and 17th. 
              Pages H1202-27, H1227-44, H1244-53, H1255-H1308, H1308-57
  Rejected the Heinrich motion to recommit the bill to the Committee on 
Appropriations with instructions to report the same back to the House 
forthwith with an amendment, by a recorded vote of 186 ayes to 238 
noes, Roll No. 146.
Pages H1355-56
Agreed to:
  Kline amendment (No. 214 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that was debated on February 17th that prohibits 
funds for the use of the ``Program Integrity: Gainful Employment-New 
Programs'' section of the bill (by a recorded vote of 289 ayes to 136 
noes with 1 voting ``present'', Roll No. 92);
Pages H1234-35
  Pence amendment (No. 11 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that was debated on February 17th that prohibits the 
use of funds for Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. (by a 
recorded vote of 240 ayes to 185 noes with 1 voting ``present'', Roll 
No. 93);
Page H1235
  Young (AK) amendment (No. 533 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 15, 2011) that was debated on February 17th that prohibits the 
use of funds by the Environmental Appeals Board to consider, review, 
reject, remand, or otherwise invalidate any permit issued for Outer 
Continental Shelf sources located offshore of the States along the 
Arctic Coast under section 328(a) of the Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. 
7627(a)) (by a recorded vote of 243 ayes to 185 noes, Roll No. 94); 
                                                         Pages H1235-36
  Poe (TX) amendment (No. 466 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that was debated on February 17th that seeks to 
prohibit the use of funds by the EPA to implement, administer, or 
enforce any statutory or regulatory requirement pertaining to emissions 
of greenhouse gases (by a recorded vote of 249 ayes to 177 noes, Roll 
No. 96);
Page H1237
  Rehberg amendment (No. 575 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 15, 2011) that prohibits the use of funds to pay any employee, 
officer, contractor, or grantee of any department or

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agency to implement the provisions of The Patient Protection and 
Affordable Care Act or title I or subtitle B of title II of the Health 
Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (by a recorded vote of 
239 ayes to 187 noes, Roll No. 97);
Pages H1202-13, H1237-38
  King (IA) amendment (No. 267 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that prohibits the use of funds in H.R. 1 to be used 
to carry out the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable 
Care Act, Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act, or any 
amendment made by either such Public Law (by a recorded vote of 241 
ayes to 187 noes, Roll No. 98);
Pages H1215-17, H1238-39
  King (IA) amendment (No. 268 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that prohibits funds in H.R. 1 to be used to pay the 
salary of any officer or employee of any Federal department or agency 
with respect to carrying out the provisions of Public Law 111-148 
(Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act), Public Law 111-152 
(Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010), or any 
amendment made by such either Public Law (by a recorded vote of 237 
ayes to 191 noes, Roll No. 99);
Pages H1217-19, H1239
  Emerson amendment (No. 83 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that prohibits the use of funds in H.R. 1 to be used 
by the Internal Revenue Service to implement or enforce section 5000A 
of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, section 6055 of such Code, 
section 1502(c) of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or 
any amendments made by section 1502(b) of such Act (by a recorded vote 
of 246 ayes to 182 noes, Roll No. 100);
Pages H1219-21, H1239-40
  Forbes amendment (No. 145 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that prohibits the use of funds to take any action 
to effect or implement the disestablishment, closure, or realignment of 
the United States Joint Forces Command;
Pages H1273-75
  Reed amendment (No. 583 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 15, 2011) that prohibits funds from being used to change any 
rate of salary or basic pay pursuant to section 1113 of Public Law 111-
32;
Page H1280
  Matheson amendment (No. 38 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that prohibits funds from being used for the 
Community Connect broadband grant program administered by the Rural 
Utilities Service of the Department of Agriculture;
Page H1280
  Weiner amendment (No. 126 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that prohibits funds from being used to provide 
assistance to Saudi Arabia;
Page H1288
  Weiner amendment (No. 101 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that prohibits funds from being used to pay the 
salaries and expenses of personnel of the Department of Agriculture to 
provide non-recourse marketing assistance loans for mohair under 
section 1201 of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (7 
U.S.C. 8731);
Page H1288
  Price (GA) amendment (No. 409 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 15, 2011) that prohibits the use of funds made available by 
division B of the Public Health Service Act to implement or enforce 
section 2718 of the Act (by a recorded vote of 241 ayes to 185 noes, 
Roll No. 110);
Pages H1261-62, H1297-98
  McClintock amendment (No. 296 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that prohibits the use of funds to implement the 
Klamath Dam Removal and Sedimentation Study (by a recorded vote of 215 
ayes to 210 noes, Roll No. 111);
Pages H1262-65, H1298
  Herger amendment (No. 177 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that prohibits the use of funds for the Secretary of 
Agriculture to implement or enforce Subpart B of the Travel Management 
Rule, relating to the designation of roads, trails, and areas for motor 
vehicle use, in any administrative unit of the National Forest System 
(by a recorded vote of 227 ayes to 177 noes, Roll No. 113); 
                                            Pages H1268-69, H1299-H1300
  Boren amendment (No. 566 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 15, 2011) that prohibits funds from being used to require a 
person licensed under section 923 of title 18, United States Code, to 
report information to the Department of Justice regarding the sale of 
multiple rifles or shotguns to the same person (by a recorded vote of 
277 ayes to 149 noes, Roll No. 115);
Pages H1271-73, H1300-01
  Forbes amendment (No. 146 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that prohibits the use of funds made available by 
division A of this Act for Department of Defense, Operation and 
Maintenance, Defense-wide from being used for official representation 
purposes, as defined by Department of Defense Instruction 7250.13, 
dated June 30, 2009 (by a recorded vote of 241 ayes to 184 noes, Roll 
No. 116);
Pages H1275, H1301-02
  Johnson (OH) amendment (No. 498 printed in the Congressional Record 
of February 15, 2011) that prohibits funds from being used to develop, 
carry out, implement, or otherwise enforce proposed regulations 
published June 18, 2010 (75 Fed. Reg. 34,667) by the Office of Surface 
Mining Reclamation and Enforcement of the Department of the Interior

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(by a recorded vote of 239 ayes to 186 noes, Roll No. 119); 
                                               Pages H1279-80, H1303-04
  Goodlatte amendment (No. 467 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 15, 2011) that prohibits funds from being used to develop, 
promulgate, evaluate, implement, provide oversight to, or backstop 
total maximum daily loads or watershed implementation plans for the 
Chesapeake Bay Watershed (by a recorded vote of 230 ayes to 195 noes, 
Roll No. 120);
Pages H1282-84, H1304
  Gardner amendment (No. 79 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that prohibits funds from being used to pay the 
salary of any officer or employee of the Department of Health and Human 
Services who develops or promulgates regulations or guidance with 
regard to Exchanges under subtitle D of title I of the Patient 
Protection and Affordable Care Act (by a recorded vote of 241 ayes to 
184 noes, Roll No. 121);
Pages H1285-86, H1304-05
  Rooney amendment (No. 13 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that prohibits funds from being used to implement, 
administer, or enforce the rule entitled ``Water Quality Standards for 
the State of Florida's Lakes and Flowing Waters'' published in the 
Federal Register by the Environmental Protection Agency on December 6, 
2010 (by a recorded vote of 237 ayes to 189 noes, Roll No. 123); 
                                               Pages H1290-91, H1305-06
  Stearns amendment (No. 8 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that prohibits the use of funds for the design, 
renovation, construction, or rental of any headquarters for the United 
Nations in any location in the United States (by a recorded vote of 231 
ayes to 191 noes, Roll No. 124);
Pages H1291-93, H1306-07
  Flake amendment (No. 377 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that prohibits the use of funds for the construction 
of an ethanol blender pump or an ethanol storage facility (by a 
recorded vote of 261 ayes to 158 noes, Roll No. 125); 
                                                  Pages H1308, H1329-30
  Hall amendment (No. 495 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 15, 2011) that prohibits the use of funds to implement, 
establish, or create a NOAA Climate Service as described in the ``Draft 
NOAA Climate Service Strategic Vision and Framework'' published at 75 
Fed. Reg. 57739 (by a recorded vote of 233 ayes to 187 noes, Roll No. 
127);
Pages H1310-11, H1330-31
  Griffith amendment (No. 109 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that prohibits the use of funds to the EPA, the 
Corps of Engineers, or the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and 
Enforcement from being used to carry out, implement, administer, or 
enforce any policy or procedure set forth in the memorandum issued by 
the EPA (by a recorded vote of 235 ayes to 185 noes, Roll No. 129); 
                                                  Pages H1312-13, H1332
  Jones amendment (No. 548 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 15, 2011) that prohibits the use of funds for any fishery 
under the jurisdiction of the South Atlantic, Mid-Atlantic, New 
England, or Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council to develop or 
approve a new limited access privilege program (by a recorded vote of 
259 ayes to 159 noes, Roll No. 130);
Pages H1313-14, H1332-33
  Luetkemeyer amendment (No. 47 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that prohibits the use of funds for the study of the 
Missouri River Projects authorized in section 108 of the Energy and 
Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2009 (by a 
recorded vote of 245 ayes to 176 noes, Roll No. 131); 
                                               Pages H1314-15, H1333-34
  Luetkemeyer amendment (No. 149 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that prohibits the use of funds for contributions to 
the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (by a recorded vote of 
244 ayes to 179 noes, Roll No. 132);
Pages H1315-16, H1334
  Sullivan amendment (No. 94 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that prohibits the use of funds to implement the 
decision of the Administrator of the EPA entitled ``Partial Grant of 
Clean Air Act Waiver Application Submitted by Growth Energy to Increase 
the Allowable Ethanol Content of Gasoline to 15 percent'' (by, a 
recorded vote of 285 ayes to 136 noes, Roll No. 134); 
                                               Pages H1317-18, H1335-36
  McKinley amendment (No. 216 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that prohibits funds from being used by the 
Administrator of the EPA to carry out section 404(c) of the Federal 
Water Pollution Control Act (by a recorded vote of 240 ayes to 182 
noes, Roll No. 135);
Pages H1318-19, H1336
  McKinley amendment (No. 217 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that prohibits the use of funds by EPA to develop, 
propose, finalize, implement, administer, or enforce any regulation 
that identifies or lists fossil fuel combustion waste as hazardous 
waste subject to regulation (by a recorded vote of 239 ayes to 183 
noes, Roll No. 136);
Pages H1319-20, H1336-37
  Pompeo amendment (No. 545 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 15, 2011) that prohibits the use of funds to carry out any of 
the activities described in section 6A of the Consumer Product Safety 
Act (by a recorded vote of 234 ayes to 187 noes, Roll No. 137); 
                                               Pages H1320-22, H1337-38

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  Burgess amendment (No. 200 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that prohibits the use of funds to pay the salary of 
any officer or employee of the Center for Consumer Information and 
Insurance Oversight in the Department of Health and Human Services (by 
a recorded vote of 239 ayes to 182 noes, Roll No. 138); 
                                                  Pages H1322-23, H1338
  Noem amendment (No. 563 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 15, 2011) that prohibits funds from being used to modify the 
national primary ambient air quality standard or the national secondary 
ambient air quality standard applicable to coarse particulate matter 
under section 109 of the Clean Air Act (by a recorded vote of 255 ayes 
to 168 noes, Roll No. 140);
                                                  Pages H1325-26, H1339
  Pitts amendment (No. 430 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 15, 2011) that prohibits funds from being used to pay the 
salary of any officer or employee of the Department of Health and Human 
Services, the Department of Labor, or the Department of the Treasury 
who takes any action to specify or define, through regulations, 
guidelines, or otherwise, essential benefits under section 1302 of the 
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (by a recorded vote of 239 
ayes to 183 noes, Roll No. 141);
                                                  Pages H1326-27, H1340
  Hayworth amendment (No. 567 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 15, 2011) that prohibits the use of funds to implement section 
1899A of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1395kkk), as added by 
section 3403 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; and 
                                                         Pages H1345-46
  Burgess amendment (No. 154 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that prohibits the use of funds to carry out 
paragraph (11) of section 101 of Public Law 111-226 (by a recorded vote 
of 235 ayes to 187 noes, Roll No. 145).
                                                         Pages H1346-49
                                                              Rejected:
  McCollum amendment (No. 50 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that was debated on February 17th that sought to 
prohibit funds from being used for the Department of Defense 
sponsorship of NASCAR race cars (by a recorded vote of 148 ayes to 281 
noes, Roll No. 90);
                                                         Pages H1232-33
  Nadler amendment (No. 232 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that was debated on February 17th that sought to 
limit the use of funds for the United States military operations in 
Afghanistan to no more than $10,000,000,000 (by a recorded vote of 98 
ayes to 331 noes, Roll No. 91);
                                                         Pages H1233-34
  Nadler amendment (No. 524 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that was debated on February 17th that sought to 
prohibit the use of funds to make an application under section 501 of 
the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (50 U.S.C. 1861) for 
an order requiring the production of library circulation records, 
library patron lists, book sales records, or book customer lists (by a 
recorded vote of 196 ayes to 231 noes, Roll No. 95);
                                                         Pages H1236-37
  Kind amendment (No. 89 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that sought to prohibit the use of funds in to 
provide payments (or to pay the salaries and expenses of personnel to 
provide payments) to the Brazil Cotton Institute (by a recorded vote of 
183 ayes to 246 noes, Roll No. 101);
                                               Pages H1222-23, H1240-41
  Kind amendment (No. 88 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that sought to prohibit the use of funds in division 
A of H.R. 1 to be used to research, develop, or test the Expeditionary 
Fighting Vehicle and the Surface-Launched Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-
Air Missile program (by a recorded vote of 123 ayes to 306 noes, Roll 
No. 102);
                                                  Pages H1223-24, H1241
  Blackburn amendment (No. 104 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that sought to reduce spending by 5.5% in 8 non-
security spending subsections of the bill and reduce Legislative Branch 
appropriations by 11% (by a recorded vote of 147 ayes to 281 noes, Roll 
No. 103);
                                     Pages H1226-27, H1227-31, H1241-42
  Matheson amendment (No. 496 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 15, 2011) that sought to reduce the total amount of 
appropriations made available by this Act (other than for the 
Departments of Defense and Homeland Security) by $600,000,000; 
                                                         Pages H1280-81
  Matheson amendment (No. 497 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 15, 2011) that sought to reduce the total amount of 
appropriations made available by this Act (other than for Department of 
Defense and the U.S. Postal Service) by $280,000,000;
                                                         Pages H1284-85
  Bishop (NY) amendment (No. 414 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 15, 2011) that sought to prohibit the use of funds for the 
National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility in Manhattan, Kansas (by a 
recorded vote of 156 ayes to 269 noes, Roll No. 104); 
                                               Pages H1245-46, H1293-94
  Campbell amendment (No. 519 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 15, 2011) that sought to reduce funds by 3.5% for the 
Departments of Defense and Homeland Security (by a recorded vote of 68 
ayes to 357 noes, Roll No. 105);
                                                  Pages H1246-47, H1294

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  Broun (GA) amendment (No. 246 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that sought to prohibit the use of funds for beach 
replenishment projects by the Army Corps of Engineers (by a recorded 
vote of 74 ayes to 348 noes, Roll No. 106);
                                               Pages H1247-49, H1294-95
  Broun (GA) amendment (No. 263 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that sought to prohibit the use of funds to pay any 
dues to the United Nations (by a recorded vote of 177 ayes to 243 noes, 
Roll No. 107);
                                        Pages H1249, H1255-57, H1295-96
  Wu amendment (No. 526 printed in the Congressional Record of February 
15, 2011) that sought to prohibit the use of funds to implement, 
administer, or enforce section 3(e) of the Natural Gas Act (15 U.S.C. 
717b(e)) (by a recorded vote of 87 ayes to 338 noes, Roll No. 108); 
                                                  Pages H1257-58, H1296
  Markey amendment (No. 27 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that sought to prohibit the use of funds to issue 
any new lease that authorizes production of oil or natural gas under 
the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (by a recorded vote of 174 ayes 
to 251 noes, Roll No. 109);
                                               Pages H1258-61, H1296-97
  McDermott amendment (No. 99 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that sought to prohibit the use of funds to plan 
for, begin, continue, finish, process, or approve the relocation of the 
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Marine Operations 
Center-Pacific from Seattle, Washington, to Newport, Oregon (by a 
recorded vote of 91 ayes to 333 noes, Roll No. 112); 
                                               Pages H1265-68, H1298-99
  Blumenauer amendment (No. 323 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that sought to prohibit the use of funds for the 
salaries and expenses of personnel of the Department of Agriculture to 
provide benefits described in section 1001D(b)(1)(c) of the Food 
Security Act of 1985 (7 U.S.C. 1308-3a(b)(1)(c)) to a person or legal 
entity in excess of $250,000 (by a recorded vote of 185 ayes to 241 
noes, Roll No. 114);
                                                  Pages H1269-71, H1300
  Kaptur amendment (No. 333 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that sought to reduce by 75% the amount made 
available for the Payment in Lieu of Taxes program (by a recorded vote 
of 32 ayes to 394 noes, Roll No. 117);
                                                  Pages H1275-77, H1302
  Polis amendment (No. 46 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that sought to prohibit the use of funds to maintain 
an end strength level of members of the Armed Forces of the United 
States assigned to permanent duty in Europe in excess of 35,000 members 
and end strength levels for active duty members of the Army, Navy, and 
Air Force of 565,275, 328,250, and 329,275, respectively, and the 
amounts otherwise provided by this Act for ``Military Personnel, 
Army'', ``Military Personnel, Navy'' and ``Military Personnel, Air 
Force'' in title I of division A are hereby reduced by $155,914,688, 
$18,047,700, and $118,488,825, respectively (by a recorded vote of 74 
ayes to 351 noes, Roll No. 118);
                                               Pages H1277-79, H1302-03
  Neugebauer amendment (No. 151 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that sought to prohibit the use of funds for repair, 
alteration, or improvement of the Executive Residence at the White 
House (by a recorded vote of 63 ayes to 362 noes, Roll No. 122); 
                                                  Pages H1289-90, H1305
  Kucinich amendment (No. 233 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that sought to prohibit the use of funds for the 
missile defense program of the Department of Defense;
                                                         Pages H1311-12
  Heller amendment (No. 174 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that sought to prohibit the use of funds for the 
Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Repository;
                                                         Pages H1324-25
  Guinta amendment (No. 166 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that sought to prohibit the use of funds to enter 
into, after the date of the enactment of this Act, a Government 
contract that requires a project labor agreement (by a recorded vote of 
210 ayes to 210 noes, Roll No. 126);
                                                  Pages H1308-10, H1330
  Lee amendment (No. 141 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that sought to prohibit the use of funds for any 
account of the Department of Defense (other than accounts listed in 
subsection (b)) in excess of the amount made available for such account 
for fiscal year 2008 (by a recorded vote of 76 ayes to 344 noes, Roll 
No. 128);
                                                  Pages H1312, H1331-32
  Issa amendment (No. 569 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 15, 2011) that sought to prohibit the use of funds to fund 
periodic step increases described in Section 5335 of Title V of the 
United States Code (by a recorded vote of 191 ayes to 230 noes, Roll 
No. 133);
                                               Pages H1316-17, H1334-35
  Heller amendment (No. 482 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 15, 2011) that sought to prohibit funds from being used to 
designate monuments under the Act of June 8, 1906, (commonly known as 
the ``Antiquities Act of 1906''; 16 U.S.C. 431, et seq.) (by a recorded 
vote of 209 ayes to 213 noes, Roll No. 139);
                                               Pages H1323-24, H1338-39
  Carney amendment (No. 241 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that sought to prohibit the use of funds for the Oil 
and Gas Research and Development Program of the Department

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of Energy (by a recorded vote of 121 ayes to 300 noes, Roll No. 142); 
                                               Pages H1327-28, H1340-41
  Mulvaney amendment (No. 164 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that sought to prohibit funds from being used in 
excess of the amount available for such account during fiscal year 2006 
(Defense and Homeland Security funds are exempt) (by a recorded vote of 
93 ayes to 328 noes, Roll No. 143); and
                                               Pages H1328-29, H1341-42
  King (IA) amendment (No. 273 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that sought to prohibit funds from being used to 
administer the wage-rate requirements of subchapter IV of chapter 31 of 
title 40, United States Code, with respect to any project or program 
funded by this Act (by a recorded vote of 189 ayes to 233 noes, Roll 
No. 144).
                                                  Pages H1342-45, H1354
                                                             Withdrawn:
  Polis amendment (No. 48 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that was offered and subsequently withdrawn that 
would have prohibited the use of funds to be used to enforce section 
75.708 of title 34, Code of Federal Regulations, as it relates to 
section 5205 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (20 
U.S.C. 7221d);
                                                         Pages H1224-25
  Flake amendment (No. 367 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that was offered and subsequently withdrawn that 
would have prohibited the use of funds to pay salaries and expenses of 
Agriculture Department personnel to provide Food Security Act benefits 
to a person or legal entity if the average adjusted gross income of the 
person or legal entity exceeds $250,000;
                                                             Page H1308
  Bishop (UT) amendment (No. 515 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 15, 2011) that was offered and subsequently withdrawn that 
would have prohibited the use of funds for the National Landscape 
Conservation System;
                                                             Page H1322
  Huelskamp amendment (No. 255 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that was offered and subsequently withdrawn that 
would have prohibited funds from being used by the National Labor 
Relations Board to certify the results of an election of a labor 
organization under section 9(c)(1) of the National Labor Relations Act 
that is not conducted by secret ballot; and
                                                             Page H1342
  LaTourette amendment (No. 540 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 15, 2011) that was offered and subsequently withdrawn that 
would have struck all after the enacting clause and inserted new text. 
                                                         Pages H1349-54
                                      Point of Order sustained against:
  King (IA) amendment (No. 266 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that sought to prohibit the use of funds in H.R. 1 
or any previous Act, to be used to carry out the provisions of the 
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Health Care and Education 
Reconciliation Act, or any amendment made by either such Public Law; 
                                                         Pages H1213-15
  Schrader amendment (No. 552 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 15, 2011) that sought to set new 302(b) limits and appropriate 
more to Homeland Security;
                                                         Pages H1221-22
  Poe (TX) amendment (No. 199 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that sought to prohibit the use of funds by the 
Department of Justice, or any other Agency, to litigate the 
continuation of the case United States of America v. the State of 
Arizona and Janice K. Brewer regarding Arizona law S.B. 1070; 
                                                         Pages H1231-32
  Bishop (NY) amendment (No. 336 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 14, 2011) that sought to require the Director of the 
Congressional Budget Office and the Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor 
Statistics to jointly study the effect that this Act will have on job 
levels and report the findings of the study in the Employment Situation 
Report of the Bureau of Labor Statistics;
                                                         Pages H1243-44
  Clyburn amendment (No. 408 printed in the Congressional Record of 
February 15, 2011) that sought to require that 10% of the funds made 
available by this Act, for stated Departments and activities, shall be 
allocated for assistance in persistent poverty counties;
                                                             Page H1271
  McMorris Rodgers amendment (No. 274 printed in the Congressional 
Record of February 14, 2011) that sought to prohibit funds from being 
used to pay any employee, contractor, or grantee of the Internal 
Revenue Service to implement or enforce the provisions of, or 
amendments made by, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act or 
the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010; and 
                                                         Pages H1281-82
  Kaptur en bloc amendment (consisting of amendments No. 329, 330, and 
331 printed in the Congressional Record of February 14, 2011) that 
sought to eliminate the operation and maintenance accounts of the 
Southeastern Power Administration, the Southwestern Power 
Administration, and the Western Area Power Administration. 
                                                         Pages H1286-88
  H. Res. 92, the rule providing for consideration of the bill, was 
agreed to on February 15th.
Order of Procedure: Agreed by unanimous consent that during further 
consideration of H.R. 1 in the Committee of the Whole pursuant to H. 
Res. 92 and the order of the House of February 17, 2011, it shall be in 
order for the chair or ranking minority member of the Committee on 
Appropriations to offer amendments en bloc consisting of amendments 
specified in the order of the House of February 17th

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not earlier disposed of, and that amendments so offered shall be 
debatable for 10 minutes equally divided and controlled by said chair 
and ranking member, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be 
subject to a demand for division of the question in the House or in the 
Committee of the Whole.
  Page H1244
Order of Procedure: Agreed by unanimous consent that during further 
consideration of H.R. 1 in the Committee of the Whole, pursuant to 
applicable previous orders of the House, each amendment otherwise 
debatable for 10 minutes instead be debatable for 6 minutes. 
                                                             Page H1308
United States Group of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly--Appointment: 
The Chair announced the Speaker's appointment of the following Member 
of the House to the United States Group of the NATO Parliamentary 
Assembly: Representative David Scott of Georgia (in lieu of 
Representative Austin Scott of Georgia).
  Page H1357
House Democracy Partnership--Appointment: Read a letter from 
Representative Pelosi, Minority Leader, in which she appointed the 
following Members to the House Democracy Partnership: Representative 
Susan Davis of California (in lieu of Representative Donald Payne of 
New Jersey) and Representative Gwen Moore of Wisconsin (in lieu of 
Representative Allyson Schwartz of Pennsylvania).
  Page H1357
Senate Message: Message received from the Senate today appears on page 
H1227.
Senate Referrals: S. 365 was referred to the Committee on Energy and 
the Workforce; S. 266 was referred to the Committee on Natural 
Resources; and S. 307 was referred to the Committee on Transportation 
and Infrastructure.
  Page H1357
Quorum Calls--Votes: One yea-and-nay vote and fifty-seven recorded 
votes developed during the proceedings of today and appear on pages 
H1232-33, H1233-34, H1234-35, H1235, H1235-36, H1236-37, H1237, H1237-
38, H1238-39, H1239, H1240, H1240-41, H1241, H1242, H1293-94, H1294, 
H1294-95, H1295-96, H1296, H1296-97, H1297-98, H1298, H1298-99, H1299-
H1300, H1300, H1300-01, H1301-02, H1302, H1302-03, H1303-04, H1304, 
H1304-05, H1305, H1306, H1306-07, H1329-30, H1330, H1330-31, H1331-32, 
H1332, H1332-33, H1333-34, H1334, H1334-35, H1335-36, H1336, H1336-37, 
H1337-38, H1338, H1338-39, H1339, H1340, H1340-41, H1341-42, H1354, 
H1354-55, H1356, and H1357. There were no quorum calls.
Adjournment: The House met at 9 a.m. and adjourned at 4:41 a.m. on 
Saturday, February 19th, pursuant to the provisions of H. Con. Res. 17, 
the House stands adjourned until 2 p.m. on Monday, February 28, 2011.


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Committee Meetings
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                       Next Meeting of the SENATE
                   2 p.m., Monday, February 28, 2011

                               
                             Senate Chamber
Program for Monday: Senator Isakson will deliver Washington's Farewell 
Address, to be followed by a period of morning business until 3:30. 
Following which, Senate will begin consideration of S. 23, Patent 
Reform Act. At 4:30 p.m., Senate will begin consideration of the 
nominations of Amy Totenberg, of Georgia, to be United States District 
Judge for the Northern District of Georgia, and Steve C. Jones, of 
Georgia, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District 
of Georgia, with a voice vote on confirmation of the nomination of Amy 
Totenberg, of Georgia, to be United States District Judge for the 
Northern District of Georgia, and a roll call vote on confirmation of 
the nomination of Steve C. Jones, of Georgia, to be United States 
District Judge for the Northern District of Georgia, at approximately 
5:30 p.m.

              Next Meeting of the HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
                      2 p.m., Monday, February 28

                               
                             House Chamber
Program for Monday: To be announced.
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
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            Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue
              HOUSE
  
Capps, Lois, Calif., E317
Hirono, Mazie K., Hawaii, E317, E318
Jackson Lee, Sheila, Tex., E319
Lamborn, Doug, Colo., E317
McIntyre, Mike, N.C., E319
Payne, Donald M., N.J., E318
Runyan, Jon, N.J., E319 


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