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Friday, February 18, 2011

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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.

Committee Meetings

No committee meetings were held.

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


Additional Cosponsors:
Pages H1252–53


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

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.
(See next issue.)

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 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

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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;
(See next issue.)

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;
(See next issue.)

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;
(See next issue.)

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;
(See next issue.)

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);
(See next issue.)

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);
(See next issue.)

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);
(See next issue.)

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);
(See next issue.)

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);
(See next issue.)

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);
(See next issue.)

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 (by a recorded vote of 239 ayes to 186 noes, Roll No. 119);
(See next issue.)

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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);
(See next issue.)

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);
(See next issue.)

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);
(See next issue.)

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);
(See next issue.)

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);
(See next issue.)

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);
(See next issue.)

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);
(See next issue.)

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);
(See next issue.)

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);
(See next issue.)

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);
(See next issue.)

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);
(See next issue.)

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);
(See next issue.)

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);
(See next issue.)

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);
(See next issue.)

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);
(See next issue.)

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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);
(See next issue.)

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);
(See next issue.)

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
(See next issue.)

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).
(See next issue.)

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;
(See next issue.)

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;
(See next issue.)

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, (See next issue.)

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, (See next issue.)

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, (See next issue.)

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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);
Page H1249, (See next issue.)

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);
(See next issue.)

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);
(See next issue.)

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);
(See next issue.)

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);
(See next issue.)

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);
(See next issue.)

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);
(See next issue.)

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);
(See next issue.)

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;
(See next issue.)

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;
(See next issue.)

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);
(See next issue.)

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);
(See next issue.)

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);
(See next issue.)

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);
(See next issue.)

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 of Energy (by a recorded vote of 121 ayes to 300 noes, Roll No. 142);
(See next issue.)

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
(See next issue.)

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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).
(See next issue.)

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;
(See next issue.)

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;
(See next issue.)

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
(See next issue.)

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.
(See next issue.)

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;
(See next issue.)

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
(See next issue.)

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.
(See next issue.)

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 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.
(See next issue.)


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).
(See next issue.)


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).
(See next issue.)


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.
(See next issue.)


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. The rest of the votes appear in next issue. 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

No committee meetings were held.

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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.

Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue








HOUSE


Aderholt, Robert B., Ala., E295

Alexander, Rodney, La., E271

Andrews, Robert E., N.J., E273

Becerra, Xavier, Calif., E295

Berkley, Shelley, Nev., E288

Biggert, Judy, Ill., E292, E314

Bishop, Sanford D., Jr., Ga., E299

Blackburn, Marsha, Tenn., E267

Blumenauer, Earl, Ore., E262

Bonner, Jo, Ala., E307, E309, E311

Braley, Bruce L., Iowa, E296, E297

Capps, Lois, Calif., E271

Carson, André, Ind., E262

Coble, Howard, N.C., E276, E307

Coffman, Mike, Colo., E267

Cohen, Steve, Tenn., E274, E279

Connolly, Gerald E., Va., E296, E308

Conyers, John, Jr., Mich., E288, E298

Costa, Jim, Calif., E313

Crenshaw, Ander, Fla., E268

Davis, Danny K., Ill., E278

Davis, Susan A., Calif., E272

DeLauro, Rosa L., Conn., E263, E275

Denham, Jeff, Calif., E311

Deutch, Theodore E., Fla., E268, E270

Dingell, John D., Mich., E277

Duncan, Jeff, S.C., E272

Duncan, John J., Tenn., E264

Edwards, Donna F., Md., E296

Engel, Eliot L., N.Y., E273

Eshoo, Anna G., Calif., E292

Farenthold, Blake, Tex., E288, E291, E292, E295, E300, E301

Farr, Sam, Calif., E312

Filner, Bob, Calif., E311, E312, E312, E313, E313, E314, E314, E314, E315, E315

Franks, Trent, Ariz., E310

Frelinghuysen, Rodney P., N.J., E271

Garrett, Scott, N.J., E265

Gingrey, Phil, Ga., E280, E280, E281, E281, E282, E283, E283, E284, E285

Green, Gene, Tex., E266, E295

Grijalva, Raúl M., Ariz., E281

Hanabusa, Colleen W., Hawaii, E280

Harman, Jane, Calif., E269, E291

Hastings, Alcee L., Fla., E263, E269

Hirono, Mazie K., Hawaii, E269, E284, E286, E286

Holt, Rush D., N.J., E289, E290, E300

Hultgren, Randy, Ill., E314

Israel, Steve, N.Y., E282, E287

Johnson, Eddie Bernice, Tex., E280, E282, E283, E297, E299, E309

Jordan, Jim, Ohio, E289

Kildee, Dale E., Mich., E291

Kucinich, Dennis J., Ohio, E272, E273, E294, E296

Luetkemeyer, Blaine, Mo., E297

Lummis, Cynthia M., Wyo., E300

McCarthy, Carolyn, N.Y., E274

McCollum, Betty, Minn., E276

McCotter, Thaddeus G., Mich., E275

McDermott, Jim, Wash., E305

McGovern, James P., Mass., E277

McKeon, Howard P. ``Buck'', Calif., E292, E312

Maloney, Carolyn B., N.Y., E273, E284, E290

Matsui, Doris O., Calif., E277, E280, E281, E282, E286, E286, E287, E287, E291

Miller, Jeff, Fla., E294

Moran, James P., Va., E285

Mulvaney, Mick, S.C., E290

Napolitano, Grace F., Calif., E267

Norton, Eleanor Holmes, D.C., E269

Nunes, Devin, Calif., E261

Pallone, Frank, Jr., N.J., E298

Paul, Ron, Tex., E302

Payne, Donald M., N.J., E293, E297, E300, E301, E303, E308

Pearce, Stevan, N.M., E311

Pelosi, Nancy, Calif., E297

Peters, Gary C., Mich., E289

Pierluisi, Pedro R., Puerto Rico, E279

Poe, Ted, Tex., E268

Richardson, Laura, Calif., E270, E290, E295, E305

Rohrabacher, Dana, Calif., E283

Runyan, Jon, N.J., E288

Sherman, Brad, Calif., E278

Shimkus, John, Ill., E294

Shuster, Bill, Pa., E267

Smith, Adam, Wash., E295

Smith, Adrian, Nebr., E280

Smith, Lamar, Tex., E290

Stark, Fortney Pete, Calif., E262

Thompson, Bennie G., Miss., E268, E270, E272, E272, E273, E274, E275, E276, E277, E278, E279, E292

Tipton, Scott R., Colo., E287, E289, E290, E291, E293

Tonko, Paul, N.Y., E310

Turner, Michael R., Ohio, E309

Van Hollen, Chris, Md., E270, E303, E312

Velázquez, Nydia M., N.Y., E310

Wilson, Joe, S.C., E282, E303, E314

Wolf, Frank R., Va., E264

Woodall, Rob, Ga., E274 

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