Daily Digest

Daily Digest/Highlights + Senate



[Daily Digest]
[Pages D655-D656]
                                             Tuesday, June 26, 2012

[[Page D655]]

                              Daily Digest


HIGHLIGHTS

      Senate agreed to the motion to concur in the amendment of the 
      House of Representatives to S. 3187, Food and Drug Administration 
      Safety and Innovation Act.


                                 Senate


Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S4601-S4644
Measures Introduced: One bill and six resolutions were introduced, as 
follows: S. 3341 and S. Res. 505-510.
  Pages S4636-37
Measures Passed:
  Commending Efforts to Prevent and Eradicate Polio: Senate agreed to 
S. Res. 473, commending Rotary International and others for their 
efforts to prevent and eradicate polio.
  Pages S4641-42
  Authorize Legal Representation: Senate agreed to S. Res. 506, to 
authorize legal representation in Bilbrey v. Tyler.
  Page S4642
  Congratulating the Miami Heat: Senate agreed to S. Res. 507, 
congratulating the Miami Heat for winning the National Basketball 
Association Championship.
  Pages S4642-43
  Recognizing the Teams and Players of Negro League Baseball: Senate 
agreed to S. Res. 508, recognizing the teams and players of Negro 
League Baseball for their achievements, dedication, sacrifices, and 
contributions to baseball and the Nation.
  Page S4643
  83rd Major League Baseball All-Star Game: Senate agreed to S. Res. 
509, recognizing Major League Baseball as an important part of the 
cultural history of American society, celebrating the 2012 Major League 
Baseball All-Star Game, and honoring Kansas City, Missouri, as the host 
city of the 83rd All-Star Game.
  Page S4643
  National Cytomegalovirus Awareness Month: Senate agreed to S. Res. 
510, designating the month of June 2012 as ``National Cytomegalovirus 
Awareness Month''.
  Pages S4643-44
Measures Considered:
  Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act: Senate began consideration of 
the motion to proceed to consideration of S. 2237, to provide a 
temporary income tax credit for increased payroll and extend bonus 
depreciation for an additional year.
  Pages S4627-31
House Messages:
  Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act: By 92 yeas to 
4 nays (Vote No. 168), Senate agreed to the motion to concur in the 
amendment of the House of Representatives to S. 3187, to amend the 
Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to revise and extend the user-fee 
programs for prescription drugs and medical devices, to establish user-
fee programs for generic drugs and biosimilars, after taking action of 
the following motions and amendments proposed thereto: 
                                               Pages S4602-06, S4610-27
Withdrawn:
  Reid motion to concur in the amendment of the House to the bill, with 
Reid Amendment No. 2461, to change the enactment date.
Page S4626
  During consideration of this measure today, Senate also took the 
following action:
  Reid Amendment No. 2462 (to Amendment No. 2461), of a perfecting 
nature, fell when Reid motion to concur in the amendment of the House 
to the bill, with Reid Amendment No. 2461 was withdrawn.
  On Monday, June 25, 2012, the following occurred:
  Reid motion to refer the message of the House on the bill to the 
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, with instructions, 
Reid Amendment No. 2463, to change the enactment date, fell when 
cloture was invoked on the Reid motion to concur in the amendment of 
the House to the bill.
  Reid Amendment No. 2464 (to (the instructions) Amendment No. 2463), 
of a perfecting nature, fell when Reid motion to refer the message of 
the House

[[Page D656]]

on the bill to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, 
with instructions, Reid Amendment No. 2463 fell.
  Reid Amendment No. 2465 (to Amendment No. 2464), of a perfecting 
nature, fell when Reid Amendment No. 2464 (to (the instructions) 
Amendment No. 2463) fell.
Nomination Confirmed: Senate confirmed the following nomination:
  By 92 yeas to 3 nays (Vote No. EX. 167), Robin S. Rosenbaum, of 
Florida, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District 
of Florida.
Pages S4606-10, S4644
Petitions and Memorials:
  Pages S4635-36
Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages S4637-38
Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
  Pages S4638-40
Additional Statements:
  Pages S4633-35
Amendments Submitted:
  Pages S4640-41
Authorities for Committees to Meet:
  Page S4641
Privileges of the Floor:
  Page S4641
Record Votes: Two record votes were taken today. (Total--168) 
                                                     Pages S4610, S4626
Adjournment: Senate convened at 10 a.m. and adjourned at 6:28 p.m., 
until 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 27, 2012. (For Senate's program, see 
the remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today's Record on page 
S4644.)



Top

Daily Digest/Senate Committee Meetings



[Daily Digest]
[Page D656]
Committee Meetings
(Committees not listed did not meet)
EMPOWERING AND PROTECTING SERVICEMEMBERS
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: Committee concluded a 
hearing to examine empowering and protecting servicemembers, veterans, 
and their families in the consumer financial marketplace, focusing on a 
status update, after receiving testimony from Colonel Paul Kantwill, 
Director, Office of Legal Policy, Office of the Under Secretary of 
Defense (Personnel and Readiness); Hollister K. Petraeus, Assistant 
Director, Office of Servicemember Affairs, Consumer Financial 
Protection Bureau; and Joseph R. Biden, III, Delaware Attorney General, 
Wilmington.
BUSINESS MEETING
Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee ordered favorably reported S. 
1039, to impose sanctions on persons responsible for the detention, 
abuse, or death of Sergei Magnitsky, for the conspiracy to defraud the 
Russian Federation of taxes on corporate profits through fraudulent 
transactions and lawsuits against Hermitage, and for other gross 
violations of human rights in the Russian Federation, with an amendment 
in the nature of a substitute.
FEDERAL ELECTIONS
Committee on the Judiciary: Committee concluded a hearing to examine S. 
1994, to prohibit deceptive practices in Federal elections, after 
receiving testimony from Senator Cardin; Tanya Clay House, Lawyers' 
Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, and Jenny Flanagan, Common Cause, 
both of Washington, D.C.; and John J. Park, Jr., Strickland Brockington 
Lewis, Atlanta, Georgia.
INTELLIGENCE
Select Committee on Intelligence: Committee held closed hearings on 
intelligence matters, receiving testimony from officials of the 
intelligence community.
  Committee recessed subject to the call.



Top

Daily Digest/House of Representatives



[Daily Digest]
[Pages D656-D659]
                        House of Representatives


Chamber Action
Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 10 public bills, H.R. 6018-
6019, H.R. 6021-6028; and 4 resolutions, H. Res. 703-706 were 
introduced.
  Pages H4063-64
Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages H4064-65
Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:
  H.R. 6020, making appropriations for financial services and general 
government for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2013, and for other 
purposes (H. Rept. 112-550) and
  H.R. 5889, to amend title 18, United States Code, to provide for 
protection of maritime navigation and prevention of nuclear terrorism, 
and for other purposes (H. Rept. 112-551).
Page H4063

[[Page D657]]

Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed 
Representative Foxx to act as Speaker pro tempore for today. 
                                                             Page H3983
Recess: The House recessed at 12:02 p.m. and reconvened at 2 p.m. 
                                                             Page H3983
Recess: The House recessed at 2:09 p.m. and reconvened at 2:48 p.m. 
                                                             Page H3984
Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the 
following measures:
  Enabling Energy Saving Innovations Act: H.R. 4850, to allow for 
innovations and alternative technologies that meet or exceed desired 
energy efficiency goals;
  Pages H3984-85
  Collinsville Renewable Energy Promotion Act: H.R. 5625, to reinstate 
and transfer certain hydroelectric licenses and extend the deadline for 
commencement of construction of certain hydroelectric projects; 
                                                         Pages H3985-86
  Safe Doses Act: H.R. 4223, amended, to amend title 18, United States 
Code, to prohibit theft of medical products; and
  Pages H3991-94
  Promoting the Development of the Southwest Waterfront in the District 
of Columbia: Concurred in the Senate amendment to H.R. 2297, to promote 
the development of the Southwest waterfront in the District of 
Columbia.
  Pages H4001-03
Suspensions--Proceedings Postponed: The House debated the following 
measures under suspension of the rules. Further proceedings were 
postponed:
  Nuclear Terrorism Conventions Implementation and Safety of Maritime 
Navigation Act of 2012: H.R. 5889, amended, to amend title 18, United 
States Code, to provide for protection of maritime navigation and 
prevention of nuclear terrorism;
  Pages H3986-91
  Public Safety Officers' Benefits Improvements Act of 2012: H.R. 4018, 
amended, to improve the Public Safety Officers' Benefits Program; 
                                                         Pages H3994-97
  Sergeant Richard Franklin Abshire Post Office Building Designation 
Act: H.R. 3412, to designate the facility of the United States Postal 
Service located at 1421 Veterans Memorial Drive in Abbeville, 
Louisiana, as the ``Sergeant Richard Franklin Abshire Post Office 
Building'';
  Pages H3997-98
  SPC Nicholas Scott Hartge Post Office Designation Act: H.R. 3501, to 
designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 
125 Kerr Avenue in Rome City, Indiana, as the ``SPC Nicholas Scott 
Hartge Post Office'';
  Pages H3998-99
  First Sergeant Landres Cheeks Post Office Building Designation Act: 
H.R. 3772, to designate the facility of the United States Postal 
Service located at 150 South Union Street in Canton, Mississippi, as 
the ``First Sergeant Landres Cheeks Post Office Building''; 
                                                      Pages H3999-H4000
  Reverend Abe Brown Post Office Building Designation Act: H.R. 3276, 
to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located 
at 2810 East Hillsborough Avenue in Tampa, Florida, as the ``Reverend 
Abe Brown Post Office Building'';
  Pages H4000-01
  Securing Maritime Activities through Risk-based Targeting for Port 
Security Act: H.R. 4251, amended, to authorize, enhance, and reform 
certain port security programs through increased efficiency and risk-
based coordination within the Department of Homeland Security; 
                                                         Pages H4003-09
  Gauging American Port Security Act: H.R. 4005, amended, to direct the 
Secretary of Homeland Security to conduct a study and report to 
Congress on gaps in port security in the United States and a plan to 
address them;
  Pages H4009-4011
  Aviation Security Stakeholder Participation Act: H.R. 1447, amended, 
to amend title 49, United States Code, to direct the Assistant 
Secretary of Homeland Security (Transportation Security Administration) 
to establish an Aviation Security Advisory Committee;
  Pages H4011-14
  Amending the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to permit use of certain 
grant funds for training conducted in conjunction with a national 
laboratory or research facility: H.R. 5843, to amend the Homeland 
Security Act of 2002 to permit use of certain grant funds for training 
conducted in conjunction with a national laboratory or research 
facility; and
  Pages H4014-15
  Directing the Secretary of Homeland Security to reform the process 
for the enrollment, activation, issuance, and renewal of a 
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC): H.R. 3173, 
amended, to direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to reform the 
process for the enrollment, activation, issuance, and renewal of a 
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) to require, in 
total, not more than one in-person visit to a designated enrollment 
center.
  Pages H4015-17
Motion to Instruct Conferees: The House rejected the Hoyer motion to 
instruct conferees on H.R. 4348 by a yea-and-nay vote of 172 yeas to 
225 nays with 1 answering ``present'', Roll No. 414. The motion was 
debated on June 21st.
  Page H4027
Motion to Instruct Conferees: The House agreed to the Black motion to 
instruct conferees on H.R. 4348 by a yea-and-nay vote of 201 yeas to 
194 nays,

[[Page D658]]

Roll No. 415. The motion was debated on June 21st.
  Page H4028
Committee Elections: The House agreed to H. Res. 707, electing Members 
to certain standing committees of the House of Representatives. 
                                                             Page H4028
Notice of Intent to Offer Motion: Representative Hahn announced her 
intent to offer a motion to instruct conferees on H.R. 4348. 
                                                             Page H4028
Notice of Intent to Offer Motion: Representative Critz announced his 
intent to offer a motion to instruct conferees on H.R. 4348. 
                                                         Pages H4028-29
  Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies 
Appropriations Act, 2013: The House began consideration of H.R. 5972, 
making appropriations for the Departments of Transportation, and 
Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies for the fiscal year 
ending September 30, 2013. Further proceedings were postponed. 
                                               Pages H4017-27, H4029-62
  Pursuant to the rule, the amendment specified in section 3 of H. Res. 
697 shall be considered as adopted in the House and in the Committee of 
the Whole.
Page H4033
Agreed to:
  Jackson Lee (TX) amendment that prevents funds from being transferred 
from the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization; 
                                                         Pages H4033-35
  Braley (IA) amendment that redirects $10,000,000 in funding within 
the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for school bus 
safety;
Pages H4044-45
  Broun (GA) amendment that reduces funding for the Maritime Guaranteed 
Loan Program by $10,000 and applies the savings to the spending 
reduction account;
Page H4051
  Broun (GA) amendment that reduces funding for the Surface 
Transportation Board by $1,940,000 and applies the savings to the 
spending reduction account; and
Page H4053
  Nadler amendment (No. 1 printed in the Congressional Record of June 
25th) that increases funding, by offset, for the Housing Opportunities 
for Persons with AIDS program by $2,000,000.
Page H4056
Rejected:
  Connolly amendment that sought to increase funding, by offset, for 
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Operations and Research 
by $5,000,000 (by a recorded vote of 175 ayes to 222 noes, Roll No. 
416);
Pages H4035-36, H4057
  McClintock amendment that sought to eliminate funding for the 
essential air service program and apply the savings, $114,000,000, to 
the spending reduction account (by a recorded vote of 164 ayes to 238 
noes, Roll No. 417);
Pages H4039-40, H4057-58
  Garrett amendment that sought to eliminate funding for Grants to the 
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority and apply the savings, 
$150,000,000, to the spending reduction account (by a recorded vote of 
160 ayes to 243 noes, Roll No. 418);
Pages H4048-50, H4058
  Capps amendment that sought to increase funding, by offset, for 
Housing Counseling Assistance by $10,000,000 (by a recorded vote of 184 
ayes to 218 noes, Roll No. 419);
Pages H4054-55, H4059
  Gosar amendment that sought to reduce funding for Management and 
Administration expenses of the Department of Housing and Urban 
Development by $24,437,268 and apply the savings to the spending 
reduction account (by a recorded vote of 179 ayes to 224 noes, Roll No. 
420);
Pages H4055-56, H4059-60
  Broun (GA) amendment that sought to reduce funding for the Federal 
Railroad Administration by $5,404,000 and apply the savings to the 
spending reduction account (by a recorded vote of 173 ayes to 230 noes, 
Roll No. 421);
Pages H4045-46, H4060
  Broun (GA) amendment that sought to reduce funding for the Federal 
Transit Administration by $1,287,000 and apply the savings to the 
spending reduction account (by a recorded vote of 188 ayes to 215 noes, 
Roll No. 422); and
Pages H4047-48, H4060-61
  Broun (GA) amendment that sought to reduce funding for the Pipeline 
and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration by $1,670,000 and apply 
the savings to the spending reduction account (by a recorded vote of 
138 ayes to 265 noes, Roll No. 423).
Pages H4052, H4061-62
Withdrawn:
  Broun (GA) amendment that was offered and subsequently withdrawn that 
would have reduced funding for the Office of Civil Rights by $389,000 
and apply the savings to the spending reduction account. 
                                                         Pages H4036-37
  Point of Order sustained against:
  Waters amendment that would have provided $500,000,000 for National 
Infrastructure Investments;
Pages H4037-38
  Clarke (MI) amendment that would have increased funding, by offset, 
for Formula and Bus Grants by $10,000,000; and
Pages H4040-41
  Section 169C of the bill.
Page H4051
  H. Res. 697, the rule providing for consideration of the bill, was 
agreed to by a recorded vote of 229 ayes to 166 noes, Roll No. 413, 
after the previous question was ordered by a yea-and-nay vote of 226 
yeas to 168 nays, Roll No. 412.
Pages H4017-27
Senate Message: Message received from the Senate by the Clerk and 
subsequently presented to the House today appears on page H3983.

[[Page D659]]

Senate Referrals: S. 3240 was held at the desk.
  Page H3983
Amendments: Amendments ordered printed pursuant to the rule appear on 
pages H4065-66.
Quorum Calls--Votes: Three yea-and-nay votes and nine recorded votes 
developed during the proceedings of today and appear on pages H4026, 
H4026-27, H4027, H4028, H4057, H4057-58, H4058, H4059, H4059-60, H4060, 
H4061 and H4061-62. There were no quorum calls.
Adjournment: The House met at 12 noon and adjourned at 11:18 p.m.



Top

Daily Digest/House Committee Meetings



[Daily Digest]
[Page D659]
Committee Meetings
JOBS ACT IN ACTION: OVERSEEING EFFECTIVE IMPLEMENTATION THAT CAN GROW 
AMERICAN JOBS
Committee on Oversight and Government Reform: Subcommittee on TARP, 
Financial Services and Bailout of Public and Private Programs, hearing 
entitled ``The JOBS Act in Action: Overseeing Effective Implementation 
That Can Grow American Jobs''. Testimony was heard from public 
witnesses.

Joint Meetings

  No joint committee meetings were held.



Top

Daily Digest/COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR 2012-06-27



[Daily Digest]
[Pages D659-D661]
                   COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR WEDNESDAY,

                             JUNE 27, 2012

        (Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


                                 Senate

  Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: Subcommittee on 
National Parks, to hold hearings to examine S. 1897, to amend Public 
Law 101-377 to revise the boundaries of the Gettysburg National 
Military Park to include the Gettysburg Train Station, S. 2158, to 
establish the Fox-Wisconsin Heritage Parkway National Heritage Area, 
S. 2229, to authorize the issuance of right-of-way permits for 
natural gas pipelines in Glacier National Park, S. 2267, to 
reauthorize the Hudson Valley National Heritage Area, S. 2272, to 
designate a mountain in the State of Alaska as Mount Denali, S. 
2273, to designate the Talkeetna Ranger Station in Talkeetna, 
Alaska, as the Walter Harper Talkeetna Ranger Station, S. 2286, to 
amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate certain segments 
of the Farmington River and Salmon Brook in the State of Connecticut 
as components of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, S. 
2316, to designate the Salt Pond Visitor Center at the Cape Cod 
National Seashore as the ``Thomas P. O'Neill, Jr. Salt Pond Visitor 
Center'', S. 2324, to amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to 
designate a segment of the Neches River in the State of Texas for 
potential addition to the National Wild and Scenic River System, S. 
2372, to authorize pedestrian and motorized vehicular access in Cape 
Hatteras National Seashore Recreational Area, S. 3300, to establish 
the Manhattan Project National Historical Park in Oak Ridge, 
Tennessee, Los Alamos, New Mexico, and Hanford, Washington, and S. 
3078, to direct the Secretary of the Interior to install in the area 
of the World War II Memorial in the District of Columbia a suitable 
plaque or an inscription with the words that President Franklin D. 
Roosevelt prayed with the United States on June 6, 1944, the morning 
of D-Day, 3 p.m., SD-366.
  Committee on Foreign Relations: to hold hearings to examine the 
nomination of Derek J. Mitchell, of Connecticut, to be Ambassador to 
the Union of Burma, Department of State, 10:30 a.m., SD-419.
  Full Committee, to receive a closed briefing on Syria, 2 p.m., 
SVC-217.
  Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs: business 
meeting to consider S. 2178, to require the Federal Government to 
expedite the sale of underutilized Federal real property, S. 2170, 
to amend the provisions of title 5, United States Code, which are 
commonly referred to as the ``Hatch Act'' to eliminate the provision 
preventing certain State and local employees from seeking elective 
office, clarify the application of certain provisions to the 
District of Columbia, and modify the penalties which may be imposed 
for certain violations under subchapter III of chapter 73 of that 
title, S. 2234, to prevent human trafficking in government 
contracting, S. 2239, to direct the head of each agency to treat 
relevant military training as sufficient to satisfy training or 
certification requirements for Federal licenses, H.R. 915, to 
establish a Border Enforcement Security Task Force program to 
enhance border security by fostering coordinated efforts among 
Federal, State, and local border and law enforcement officials to 
protect United States border cities and communities from trans-
national crime, including violence associated with drug trafficking, 
arms smuggling, illegal alien trafficking and smuggling, violence, 
and kidnapping along and across the international borders of the 
United States, and S. 3315, to repeal or modify certain mandates of 
the Government Accountability Office, 10 a.m., SD-342.
  Committee on the Judiciary: to hold hearings to examine the 
nominations of Frank Paul Geraci, Jr., to be United States District 
Judge for the Western District of New York, Fernando M. Olguin, to 
be United States District Judge for the Central District of 
California, Malachy Edward Mannion, and Matthew W. Brann, both to be 
a United States District Judge for the Middle District of 
Pennsylvania, and Charles R. Breyer, of California, to be a Member 
of the United States Sentencing Commission, 10 a.m., SD-226.
  Committee on Veterans' Affairs: to hold hearings to examine health 
and benefits legislation, 10 a.m., SD-124.


                                 House

  Committee on Agriculture, Full Committee, markup of Activity 
Report of the Committee on Agriculture for the 3rd Quarter of the 
112th Congress, 10 a.m., 1300 Longworth.

[[Page D660]]


  Committee on Appropriations, Full Committee, markup of the 
adoption of the Semiannual Activities Report of the Committee on 
Appropriations; and Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies 
Appropriations Bill, FY 2013, 10 a.m., 2359 Rayburn.
  Committee on Armed Services, Full Committee, markup of the Third 
Semiannual Report on the Activities of the Committee on Armed 
Services for the 112th Congress, 10 a.m., 2118 Rayburn.
  Subcommittee on Strategic Forces, hearing entitled ``The Creation 
and Implementation of the National Nuclear Security 
Administration'', 3:30 p.m., 2118 Rayburn.
  Committee on the Budget, Full Committee, markup of H.R. 5872, the 
``Sequestration Transparency Act of 2012'', 10:15 a.m., 210 Cannon.
  Committee on Education and the Workforce, Full Committee, markup 
of Report on the Activities of the Committee on Education and the 
Workforce for the third quarter of the 112th Congress, 10 a.m., 2175 
Rayburn.
  Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Environment and 
the Economy, hearing on discussion draft of the ``Increasing 
Manufacturing Competitiveness Through Improved Recycling Act of 
2012''; and H.R. 2997, the ``Superfund Common Sense Act'', 10:15 
a.m., 2322 Rayburn.
  Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, hearing entitled 
``The Future of Video'', 10 a.m., 2123 Rayburn.
  Committee on Financial Services, Full Committee, markup of 
Semiannual Report on Activities of the Committee on Financial 
Services of the House of Representatives During the 112th Congress; 
and H.R. 4367, to amend the Electronic Fund Transfer Act to limit 
the fee disclosure requirement for an automatic teller machine to 
the screen of that machine, 10 a.m., 2128 Rayburn.
  Committee on Foreign Affairs, Full Committee, markup of the report 
of the Legislative Review and Oversight Activities of the Committee 
on Foreign Affairs for the 112th Congress, 3rd Quarter; and H.R. 
6018, the ``Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 2013'', 
10 a.m., 2172 Rayburn.
  Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, 
Competition and the Internet, hearing entitled ``International IP 
Enforcement: Protecting Patents, Trade Secrets and Market Access'', 
10 a.m., 2141 Rayburn.
  Subcommittee on the Constitution, hearing on H.R. 3356, the 
``ACCESS (ADA Compliance for Customer Entry to Stores and Services) 
Act'', 1:30 p.m., 2141 Rayburn.
  Committee on Natural Resources, Full Committee, hearing to approve 
the 3d quarter semi-annual 112th Congress Report on Legislative and 
Oversight Activities; and Subcommittee on Water and Power, hearing 
entitled ``Mandatory Conditioning Requirements on Hydropower: How 
Federal Resource Agencies are Driving Up Electricity Costs and 
Decreasing the Original Green Energy'', 10 a.m., 1324 Longworth.
  Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs, hearing entitled 
``Authorization, standards, and procedures for whether, how, and 
when Indian tribes should be newly recognized by the federal 
government'', 2 p.m., 1334 Longworth.
  Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Full Committee, mark 
up of H.R. 459, the ``Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2011''; 
H.R. 4155, the ``Veteran Skills to Jobs Act''; H.R. 4631, the 
``Government Spending Accountability Act of 2012''; H.R. 6016, to 
amend title 5, United States Code, to provide for administrative 
leave requirements with respect to Senior Executive Service 
employees, and for other purposes; H.R. 3912, to designate the 
facility of the United States Postal Service located at 110 Mastic 
Road in Mastic Beach, New York, as the ``Brigadier General Nathaniel 
Woodhull Post Office Building''; H.R. 4389, to designate the 
facility of the United States Postal Service located at 19 East 
Merced Street in Fowler, California, as the ``Cecil E. Bolt Post 
Office''; H.R. 5788, to designate the facility of the United States 
Postal Service located at 103 Center Street West in Eatonville, 
Washington, as the ``National Park Ranger Margaret Anderson Post 
Office''; H.R. 5867, to designate the facility of the United States 
Postal Service located at 4605 Tutu Park Mall in St. Thomas, United 
States Virgin Islands, as the ``Kenneth Leslie Hermon Post Office''; 
H.R. 2896, to designate the facility of the United States Postal 
Service located at 369 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Jersey City, 
New Jersey, as the ``Judge Shirley A. Tolentino Post Office 
Building''; H.R. 2338, to designate the facility of the United 
States Postal Service located at 600 Florida Avenue in Cocoa, 
Florida, as the ``Harry T. and Harriette Moore Post Office''; H.R. 
1369, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service 
located at 1021 Pennsylvania Avenue in Hartshorne, Oklahoma, as the 
``Warren Lindley Post Office''; and Committee on Oversight and 
Government Reform Third Semiannual Activities Report, June 2012, 10 
a.m., 2154 Rayburn.
  Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, Subcommittee on 
Research and Science Education, hearing entitled ``The Role of 
Research Universities in Securing America's Future Prosperity: 
Challenges and Expectations'', 10 a.m., 2318 Rayburn.
  Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight and Subcommittee on 
Energy and Environment, joint hearing entitled ``Continuing 
Oversight of the Nation's Weather Satellite Programs: An Update on 
JPSS and GOE-R'', 2 p.m., 2318 Rayburn.
  Committee on Small Business, Full Committee, markup of Semiannual 
Report on the Activity of the Committee on Small Business; and Full 
Committee, hearing entitled ``Regulatory Flexibility Act Compliance: 
Is EPA Failing Small Businesses?'' 1 p.m., 2360 Rayburn.
  Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on 
Coast Guard & Maritime Transportation, hearing entitled ``A Review 
of Vessels Used To Carry Strategic Petroleum Reserve Drawdowns'', 10 
a.m., 2167 Rayburn.
  Committee on Veterans' Affairs, Subcommittee on Oversight and 
Investigations, markup of H.R. 3730, the ``Veterans Data Breach 
Timely Notification Act''; H.R. 4481, the ``Veterans Affairs 
Employee Accountability Act''; and

[[Page D661]]

H.R. 5948, the ``Veterans Fiduciary Reform Act of 2012'', 10 a.m. 
334 Cannon.
  Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs, markup 
of H.R. 5735, to provide for the establishment of a Tomb of 
Remembrance at Arlington National Cemetery for interment of cremated 
fragments of the remains of members of the Armed Forces killed in 
Afghanistan, Iraq, or a subsequent conflict when the fragments are 
unidentifiable by use of DNA testing or other means because of the 
condition of the fragments, are unclaimed, or are identified and 
authorized by the person designated to direct disposition of the 
remains for interment in such memorial; H.R. 5880, the ``Veterans 
Disability Examination Access Improvement Act''; and H.R. 5881, the 
``Access to Veterans Benefits Improvement Act'', 2 p.m., 334 Cannon.
  Committee on Ways and Means, Full Committee, markup of approval of 
the Report on the Legislative and Oversight Activities of the 
Committee on Ways and Means during the 112th Congress; and 
Subcommittee on Human Resources and Subcommittee on Select Revenue 
Measures, joint hearing entitled ``How Welfare and Tax Benefits Can 
Discourage Work'', 10 a.m., 1100 Longworth.
  Subcommittee on Social Security, hearing entitled ``Securing the 
Future of the Disability Insurance Program'', 2 p.m., B-318 Rayburn.
  House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence,  Full Committee, 
hearing on ongoing intelligence activities, 10 a.m., HVC-304 
Capitol. This is a closed hearing.



Top

Daily Digest/Next Meeting of the SENATE + Next Meeting of the HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES + Other End Matter



[Daily Digest]
[Pages D661-D662]
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD (USPS 087-390).

The Periodicals postage is paid at Washington, D.C.
 The public proceedings of each House of Congress, as reported
 by the Official Reporters thereof, are printed pursuant to
 directions of the Joint Committee on Printing as authorized by
 appropriate provisions of Title 44, United States Code,
 and published for each day that one or both Houses are in session,
 excepting very infrequent instances when two or more unusually
 small consecutive issues are printed one time.
Public access to the Congressional Record is available online
 through the U.S. Government Printing Office, at www.fdsys.gov,
 free of charge to the user. The information is updated online each day
 the Congressional Record is published. For more information,
 contact the GPO Customer Contact Center, U.S. Government Printing Office.
 Phone 202-512-1800, or 866-512-1800 (toll-free). E-Mail,
 contactcenter@gpo.gov.
The Congressional Record paper and 24x microfiche edition
 will be furnished by mail to subscribers, free of postage, at the
 following prices: paper edition, $252.00 for six months, $503.00
 per year, or purchased as follows: less than 200  pages, $10.50;
 between 200 and 400 pages, $21.00; greater than 400 pages, $31.50,
 payable in advance; microfiche edition, $146.00 per year, or
 purchased for $3.00 per issue payable in advance. The semimonthly
 Congressional Record Index may be purchased for the same per
 issue prices. To place an order for any of these products, visit
 the U.S. Government Online Bookstore at: bookstore.gpo.gov. Mail
 orders to: Superintendent of Documents, P.O. Box 979050, St. Louis,
 MO 63197-9000, or phone orders to 866-512 091800 (toll-free),
 202-512-1800 (D.C. area), or fax to 202-512-2104. Remit check or
 money order, made payable to the Superintendent of Documents, or use
 VISA, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, or GPO Deposit Account. 
Following each session of Congress, the daily Congressional Record
 is revised, printed, permanently bound and sold by the
 Superintendent of Documents in individual parts or by sets.
With the exception of copyrighted articles, there are no
 restrictions on the republication of material from the
 Congressional Record.


 POSTMASTER:

 Send address changes to the Superintendent of Documents,
 Congressional Record,
 U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402,
 Along with the entire mailing label from the last issue received.







[[Page D662]]

_______________________________________________________________________


                       Next Meeting of the SENATE
                     9:30 a.m., Wednesday, June 27 

                               
                             Senate Chamber
Program for Wednesday: The Majority Leader will be recognized. Senate 
expects to resume consideration of S. 1940, Flood Insurance Reform and 
Modernization Act.

              Next Meeting of the HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
                      10 a.m., Wednesday, June 27 

                               
                             House Chamber
Program for Wednesday: Resume consideration of H.R. 5972--
Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies 
Appropriations Act, 2013.
_______________________________________________________________________


            Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue
              HOUSE
  
Adams, Sandy, Fla., E1140
Baldwin, Tammy, Wisc., E1144
Barber, Ron, Ariz., E1143
Burgess, Michael C., Tex., E1138
Cassidy, Bill, La., E1135
Clarke, Hansen, Mich., E1143
Coffman, Mike, Colo., E1140
Conyers, John, Jr., Mich., E1139
Franks, Trent, Ariz., E1142
Gerlach, Jim, Pa., E1135
Gosar, Paul A., Ariz., E1141
Graves, Sam, Mo., E1135
Green, Gene, Tex., E1141
Hall, Ralph M., Tex., E1136
Issa, Darrell E., Calif., E1136
Keating, William R., Mass., E1136, E1139, E1140, E1142
Larsen, Rick, Wash., E1138
Larson, John B., Conn., E1135
McCollum, Betty, Minn., E1144
McDermott, Jim, Wash., E1141
Miller, George, Calif., E1137
Pastor, Ed, Ariz., E1144
Poe, Ted, Tex., E1143
Rivera, David, Fla., E1140
Rogers, Mike, Ala., E1144
Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr., Wisc., E1137
Slaughter, Louise McIntosh, N.Y., E1138
Smith, Adam, Wash., E1142
Turner, Robert L., N.Y., E1136
West, Allen B., Fla., E1141
Wilson, Joe, S.C., E1138 



Top