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[Pages D187-D188]
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                                          Wednesday, March 13, 2013

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                              Daily Digest


HIGHLIGHTS

      Final Resume of Congressional Activity (including the History of 
      Bills) for the Second Session of the 112th Congress.


                                 Senate


Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S1717-S1826
Measures Introduced: Eighteen bills and three resolutions were 
introduced, as follows: S. 542-559, S.J. Res. 11, S. Res. 76, and S. 
Con. Res. 7.
  Page S1784-86
Measures Reported:
  Special Report entitled ``Further Revised Allocation to Subcommittees 
of Budget Totals for Fiscal Year 2013''. (S. Rept. No. 113-3) 
                                                             Page S1785
Measures Passed:
  Senator Daniel K. Inouye Room: Senate agreed to S. Res. 76, 
designating room S-126 of the United States Capitol as the ``Senator 
Daniel K. Inouye Room'' in recognition of his service to the Senate and 
the people of the United States.
  Pages S1825-26
Measures Considered:
  Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, 
and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act--Agreement: Senate began 
consideration of H.R. 933, making appropriations for the Department of 
Defense, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and other departments and 
agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2013, after agreeing 
to the motion to proceed, and taking action on the following amendments 
proposed thereto:
  Pages S1718-19, S1719-82
Adopted:
  McCain Amendment No. 33 (to Amendment No. 26), to strike certain 
authorities relating to the use for grants of funds of the Office of 
Economic Assistance of the Department of Defense. (By 48 yeas to 50 
nays (Vote No. 35), Senate earlier failed to table the amendment.) 
                                                         Pages S1768-73
Rejected:
  By 45 yeas to 52 nays (Vote No. 34), Cruz Amendment No. 30 (to 
Amendment No. 26), to prohibit the use of funds to carry out the 
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Pages S1724-41
Pending:
  Reid (for Mikulski/Shelby) Modified Amendment No. 26, in the nature 
of a substitute.
Page S1719
  Harkin/Cardin Amendment No. 53 (to Amendment No. 26), of a perfecting 
nature.
Pages S1741-68
  Inhofe Amendment No. 29 (to Amendment No. 26), to prohibit the 
expenditure of Federal funds to enforce the Spill Prevention, Control, 
and Countermeasure rule of the Environmental Protection Agency against 
farmers.
Pages S1773-82
  A motion was entered to close further debate on Reid (for Mikulski/
Shelby) Modified Amendment No. 26, and, in accordance with the 
provisions of Rule XXII of the Standing Rules of the Senate, a vote on 
cloture will occur on Friday, March 15, 2013.
Page S1782
  A motion was entered to close further debate on the bill, and, in 
accordance with the provisions of Rule XXII of the Standing Rules of 
the Senate, a vote on cloture will occur upon disposition of Reid (for 
Mikulski/Shelby) Modified Amendment No. 26.
Page S1782
  Subsequently, the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed 
to consideration of the bill was withdrawn.
Page S1720
  A unanimous-consent-time agreement was reached providing for further 
consideration of the bill at approximately 10 a.m., on Thursday, March 
14, 2013; that there be up to one hour of debate, equally divided in 
the usual form on Harkin/Cardin Amendment No. 53 (to Amendment No. 26) 
(listed above); that upon the use or yielding back of time, Senate vote 
on or in relation to Harkin/Cardin Amendment No. 53 (to Amendment No. 
26); that there be no amendments in order to the amendment prior to the 
vote; and the amendment be subject to a 60 affirmative vote threshold. 
                                                             Page S1782

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Appointments:
  Congressional Advisers on Trade Policy, Trade Agreements, and 
Negotiations: The Chair, in accordance with Public Law 93-618, as 
amended by Public Law 100-418, on behalf of the President pro tempore 
and upon the recommendation of the Chairman of the Committee on 
Finance, appointed the following Members of the Finance Committee as 
congressional advisers on trade policy and negotiations to 
International conferences, meetings and negotiation sessions relating 
to trade agreements: Senator Baucus, Senator Rockefeller, Senator 
Wyden, Senator Hatch, Senator Grassley.
  Page S1826
Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:
  James J. Jones, of the District of Columbia, to be Assistant 
Administrator for Toxic Substances of the Environmental Protection 
Agency.
  Kenneth J. Kopocis, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Administrator of 
the Environmental Protection Agency.
  Deborah Kay Jones, of New Mexico, to be Ambassador to Libya.
  James Knight, of Alabama, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Chad.
  Stephen Crawford, of Maryland, to be a Governor of the United States 
Postal Service for the remainder of the term expiring December 8, 2015.
  Olga Viso, of Minnesota, to be a Member of the National Council on 
the Arts for a term expiring September 3, 2018.
Page S1826
Nomination Withdrawn: Senate received notification of withdrawal of the 
following nomination:
  Elissa F. Cadish, of Nevada, to be United States District Judge for 
the District of Nevada, which was sent to the Senate on January 4, 
2013.
Page S1826
Messages from the House:
  Page S1784
Measures Referred:
  Page S1784
Measures Read the First Time:
  Page S1784
Executive Communications:
  Pages S1784-85
Additional Cosponsors:
  Page S1786
Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
  Pages S1787-94
Additional Statements:
  Pages S1783-84
Amendments Submitted:
  Pages S1794-S1825
Notices of Hearings/Meetings:
  Page S1825
Authorities for Committees to Meet:
  Page S1825
Record Votes: Two record votes were taken today. (Total--35) 
                                                     Pages S1741, S1773
Adjournment: Senate convened at 9:30 a.m. and adjourned at 7:43 p.m., 
until 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 14, 2013. (For Senate's program, see 
the remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on page S1826.)



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Daily Digest/Senate Committee Meetings



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[Pages D188-D189]
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Committee Meetings
(Committees not listed did not meet)
SEXUAL ASSAULTS IN THE MILITARY
Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Personnel concluded a 
hearing to examine sexual assaults in the military, after receiving 
testimony from Senator Boxer; Robert S. Taylor, Acting General Counsel, 
Lieutenant General Dana K. Chipman, JAGC, USA, Judge Advocate General 
of the United States Army, Vice Admiral Nanette M. DeRenzi, JAGC, USN, 
Judge Advocate General of the United States Navy, Lieutenant General 
Richard C. Harding, JAGC, USAF, Judge Advocate General of the United 
States Air Force, Major General Vaughn A. Ary, USMC, Staff Judge 
Advocate to the Commandant of the Marine Corps, and Major General Gary 
S. Patton, USA, Director, Sexual Assault Prevention and Response 
Office, all of the Department of Defense; Rear Admiral Frederick J. 
Kenney, Jr., USCG, Judge Advocate General of the United States Coast 
Guard, Department of Homeland Security; Anu Bhagwati, Service Women's 
Action Network, and Rebekah Havrilla, former Sergeant, United States 
Army, both of New York, New York; former Specialist BriGette McCoy, 
United States Army, Atlanta, Georgia; and Brian K. Lewis, former Petty 
Officer Third Class, United States Navy, Baltimore, Maryland, on behalf 
of Protect Our Defenders.
BUSINESS MEETING
Committee on the Budget: Committee began consideration of the 
concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2014, but did not 
complete action thereon, and recessed subject to the call and will meet 
again on Thursday, March 14, 2013.
STRATEGIC COUNTERTERRORISM
Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee concluded a closed hearing to 
examine strategic counterterrorism, focusing on meeting current and 
emerging challenges, after receiving testimony from Wendy R. Sherman, 
Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs; and Matthew G. Olsen, 
Director, National Counterterrorism Center.
COSTS AND IMPACTS OF CRISIS BUDGETING
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs: Committee 
concluded a hearing to examine the costs and impacts of crisis 
budgeting, after receiving

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testimony from Philip G. Joyce, University of Maryland School of Public 
Policy, College Park; Scott D. Pattison, National Association of State 
Budget Officers, and Colleen M. Kelley, National Treasury Employees 
Union, both of Washington, D.C.; and Stan Soloway, Professional 
Services Council, Arlington, Virginia.
OPEN GOVERNMENT ACT FIVE YEARS LATER
Committee on the Judiciary: Committee concluded a hearing to examine 
fulfilling the promise of open government five years after the ``OPEN 
Government Act'', after receiving testimony from Melanie Ann Pustay, 
Director, Office of Information Policy, Department of Justice; Miriam 
Nisbet, Director of the Office of Government Information Services, 
National Archives and Records Administration; Sean Moulton, Center for 
Effective Government, and Thomas Blanton, George Washington University 
National Security Archive, both of Washington, D.C.; and Kevin M. 
Goldberg, Fletcher, Heald and Hildreth, PLC, Arlington, Virginia, on 
behalf of the American Society of News Editors and the Sunshine in 
Government Initiative.
VETERANS' AFFAIRS CLAIMS PROCESS
Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Committee concluded a hearing to 
examine Veterans' Affairs (VA) claims process, focusing on a review of 
Veterans' Affairs transformation efforts, including persisting 
challenges to timely processing, after receiving testimony from Allison 
A. Hickey, Under Secretary of Veterans Affairs for Benefits, Veterans 
Benefits Administration; Daniel Bertoni, Director, Education, 
Workforce, and Income Security, Government Accountability Office; and 
Joseph Thompson, National Academy of Public Administration, Barton F. 
Stichman, National Veterans Legal Services Program, and Joseph A. 
Violante, Disabled American Veterans, all of Washington, D.C.
JAMAICAN PHONE FRAUD
Special Committee on Aging: Committee concluded a hearing to examine 
Jamaican phone fraud targeting seniors, after receiving testimony from 
Shawn Tiller, Deputy Chief Postal Inspector, United States Postal 
Inspection Service; Vance Callender, Operations Chief, Homeland 
Security Investigations, United States Immigration and Customs 
Enforcement, Department of Homeland Security; William L. King, Jr., 
Chief Deputy, York County Sheriff's Office, Alfred, Maine; Robert 
Romasco, and Doug Shadel, both of AARP, Washington, D.C.; Phil Hopkins, 
The Western Union Company, Englewood, Colorado; Kim Nichols, Hermon, 
Maine; and Sonia Ellis, Oakville, Ontario, Canada.



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Daily Digest/House of Representatives



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[Pages D189-D190]
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                        House of Representatives


Chamber Action
Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 44 public bills, H.R. 1104-
1147; and 5 resolutions, H. Con. Res. 23; and H. Res. 112, 114-116, 
were introduced.
  Pages H1394-96
Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages H1398-99
Report Filed: A report was filed today as follows:
  H. Res. 113, providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 803) to 
reform and strengthen the workforce investment system of the Nation to 
put Americans back to work and make the United States more competitive 
in the 21st century (H. Rept. 113-16).
Page H1394
Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed 
Representative Bentivolio to act as Speaker pro tempore for today. 
                                                             Page H1361
Recess: The House recessed at 10:24 a.m. and reconvened at 12 noon. 
                                                             Page H1363
Journal: The House agreed to the Speaker's approval of the Journal by a 
yea-and-nay vote of 295 yeas to 120 nays with 1 answering ``present'', 
Roll No. 66.
  Pages H1363-64, H1372-73
Recess: The House recessed at 12:57 p.m. and reconvened at 2:55 p.m. 
                                                             Page H1371
Preserving Work Requirements for Welfare Programs Act of 2013: The 
House passed H.R. 890, to prohibit waivers relating to compliance with 
the work requirements for the program of block grants to States for 
temporary assistance for needy families, by a recorded vote of 246 ayes 
to 181 noes, Roll No. 68.
  Page H1373
  Rejected the Enyart motion to recommit the bill to the Committee on 
Ways and Means with instructions to report the same back to the House 
forthwith with an amendment, by a yea-and-nay vote of 199 yeas to 230 
nays, Roll No. 67.
Pages H1382-84

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  Pursuant to the rule, an amendment in the nature of a substitute 
consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 113-3 shall be 
considered as adopted.
Page H1373
  H. Res. 107, the rule providing for consideration of the bill, was 
agreed to by a recorded vote of 233 ayes to 194 noes, Roll No. 65, 
after the previous question was ordered by a yea-and-nay vote of 233 
yeas to 195 nays, Roll No. 64.
Pages H1365-71, H1371-72
Motion to Adjourn: Rejected the McGovern motion to adjourn by a 
recorded vote of 1 aye to 421 noes, Roll No. 69.
  Pages H1384-85
Senate Message: Message received from the Senate by the Clerk and 
subsequently presented to the House today appears on page H1365.
Quorum Calls--Votes: Three yea-and-nay votes and three recorded votes 
developed during the proceedings of today and appear on pages H1371-72, 
H1372, H1372-73, H1383-84, H1384, and H1384-85. There were no quorum 
calls.
Adjournment: The House met at 10 a.m. and adjourned at 7:24 p.m.



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Daily Digest/House Committee Meetings



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Committee Meetings
NATIONAL FOREST MANAGEMENT AND ITS IMPACTS ON RURAL ECONOMIES AND 
COMMUNITIES
Committee on Agriculture: Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and 
Forestry held a hearing on National Forest Management and its Impacts 
on Rural Economies and Communities. Testimony was heard from Tom 
Tidwell, Chief, Forest Service, Department of Agriculture.
APPROPRIATIONS--EPA AND WATER INFRASTRUCTURE FINANCING OVERSIGHT
Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and 
Related Agencies held a hearing on Water Infrastructure Financing 
Oversight. Testimony was heard from Mike Shapiro, Deputy Assistant 
Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water; and 
Alfredo Gomez, Director of Natural Resources, Government Accountability 
Office.
APPROPRIATIONS--USDA
Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural 
Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies held a 
hearing on USDA Food and Nutrition Service Oversight. Testimony was 
heard from Elizabeth Hagen, Under Secretary for Food Safety, Food 
Safety and Inspection Service, Department of Agriculture; and Alfred V. 
Almanza, Administrator, Food Safety and Inspection Service, Department 
of Agriculture.
APPROPRIATIONS--FEMA
Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Homeland Security held a 
hearing on FEMA Hurricane Sandy Funding Oversight. Testimony was heard 
from Craig Fugate, Administrator, FEMA.
APPROPRIATIONS--PUBLIC AND OUTSIDE WITNESSES
Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human 
Services, Education and Related Agencies held a hearing for Public and 
Outside Witnesses. Testimony was heard from public and outside 
witnesses.
APPROPRIATIONS--NASA
Committee on Appropriations: Commerce, Justice, Science and Related 
Agencies held a hearing on the National Aeronautics and Space 
Administration Oversight. Testimony was heard from Paul K. Martin, 
Inspector General, National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
APPROPRIATIONS--SYRIA
Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on State and Foreign 
Operations, and Related Programs held a hearing on Syria Oversight. 
Testimony was heard from Robert S. Ford, Ambassador. This was a closed 
hearing.
APPROPRIATIONS--U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS
Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Energy and Water 
Development held a hearing on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; and 
Hurricane Sandy Supplemental Implementation. Testimony was heard from 
Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works; Major 
General Michael Walsh, Deputy Commanding General for Civil and 
Emergency Operations; and Colonel Kent Savre, North Atlantic Division 
Commander.
APPROPRIATIONS--MILITARY CONSTRUCTION, VETERANS AFFAIRS, AND RELATED 
AGENCIES
Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Military Construction, 
Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies held a hearing on related 
agencies. Testimony was heard from Max Cleland, American Battle 
Monuments Commission; Kathryn A. Condon, Executive Director, Army 
National Cemeteries; Bruce Kasold, Chief Judge, United States Court of 
Appeal for Veterans Claims; and Steve McManus, Chief Operating Officer, 
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IMPACT OF THE CONTINUING RESOLUTION ON THE MILITARY
Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Military Personnel held a 
hearing on the Impact of the Continuing Resolution, Sequestration, and 
Declining Operations and Maintenance Budgets on Military Personnel and 
Family Related Programs. Testimony was heard from Lieutenant General 
Howard B. Bromberg, USA, Deputy Chief of Staff G-1, U.S. Army; 
Lieutenant General Darrell D. Jones, USAF, Deputy Chief of Staff for 
Manpower, Personnel and Services, U.S. Air Force; Lieutenant General 
Robert E. Milstead, USMC, Deputy Commandant, Manpower and Reserve 
Affairs, U.S. Marine Corps; Vice Admiral Scott R. Van Buskirk, USN, 
Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, Manpower, Personnel, Training, and 
Education, U.S. Navy; Jonathan Woodson, Assistant Secretary for Health 
Affairs, Department of Defense; and Jessica Wright, Acting Under 
Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, Department of 
Defense.
MODERNIZATION AND POLICY ISSUES TO SUPPORT THE FUTURE FORCE
Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Intelligence, Emerging 
Threats and Capabilities held a hearing entitled ``Information 
Technology and Cyber Operations: Modernization and Policy Issues to 
Support the Future Force''. Testimony was heard from General Keith 
Alexander, Commander, United States Cyber Command; Elizabeth McGrath, 
Deputy Chief Management Officer, Department of Defense; and Teri Takai, 
Chief Information Officer, Department of Defense.
MISCELLANEOUS MEASURE
Committee on the Budget: Full Committee began markup on the Concurrent 
Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2014.
KEEPING COLLEGE WITHIN REACH
Committee on Education and the Workforce: Full Committee held a hearing 
entitled ``Keeping College Within Reach: Examining Opportunities to 
Strengthen Federal Student Loan Programs''. Testimony was heard from 
public witnesses.
DOE MANAGEMENT AND OVERSIGHT OF ITS NUCLEAR WEAPONS COMPLEX
Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Oversight and 
Investigations held a hearing entitled ``DOE Management and Oversight 
of Its Nuclear Weapons Complex: Lessons of the Y-12 Security Failure''. 
Testimony was heard from Sandra E. Finan, Brigadier General, USAF, 
Commander, Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center and Former Acting Chief of 
Defense Nuclear Security, NNSA; Daniel B. Poneman, Deputy Secretary, 
Department of Energy; and David C. Trimble, Director, Natural Resources 
and Environment Team, Government Accountability Office; and public 
witnesses.
OBAMACARE'S IMPACT ON JOBS
Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Health held a hearing 
entitled ``Obamacare's Impact on Jobs''. Testimony was heard from 
public witnesses.
MORTGAGE INSURANCE: COMPARING PRIVATE SECTOR AND GOVERNMENT-SUBSIDIZED 
APPROACHES
Committee on Financial Services: Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance 
held a hearing entitled ``Mortgage Insurance: Comparing Private Sector 
and Government-Subsidized Approaches''. Testimony was heard from public 
witnesses.
REBALANCE TO ASIA: WHY SOUTH ASIA MATTERS
Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific held 
a hearing entitled ``The Rebalance to Asia: Why South Asia Matters'' 
(Part II). Testimony was heard from public witnesses.
DHS CYBERSECURITY: ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES TO PROTECT THE NATION'S 
CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE
Committee on Homeland Security: Full Committee held a hearing entitled 
``DHS Cybersecurity: Roles and Responsibilities to Protect the Nation's 
Critical Infrastructure''. Testimony was heard from Jane Holl Lute, 
Deputy Secretary, Department of Homeland Security; and public 
witnesses.
EXAMINATION OF LITIGATION ABUSES
Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil 
Justice held a hearing entitled ``Examination of Litigation Abuses''. 
Testimony was heard from public witnesses.
INVESTIGATING AND PROSECUTING 21ST CENTURY CYBER THREATS
Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland 
Security and Investigations held a hearing entitled ``Investigating and 
Prosecuting 21st Century Cyber Threats''. Testimony was heard from 
Jenny Durkan, Department of Justice; John Boles, Federal Bureau of 
Investigation; and public witnesses.
FURTHERING ASBESTOS CLAIM TRANSPARENCY
Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, 
Commercial and Antitrust Law held a hearing entitled ``Furthering 
Asbestos Claim

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Transparency (FACT) Act of 2013''. Testimony was heard from public 
witnesses.
REAUTHORIZATION OF THE MAGNUSON-STEVENS FISHERY CONSERVATION AND 
MANAGEMENT ACT
Committee on Natural Resources: Full Committee held a hearing on the 
reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and 
Management Act. Testimony was heard from Sam Rauch, Deputy Assistant 
Administrator for Regulatory Programs, National Marine Fisheries 
Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of 
Commerce; and public witnesses.
ADDRESSING TRANSPARENCY IN THE FEDERAL BUREAUCRACY: MOVING TOWARD A 
MORE OPEN GOVERNMENT
Committee on Oversight and Government Reform: Full Committee held a 
hearing entitled ``Addressing Transparency in the Federal Bureaucracy: 
Moving Toward A More Open Government''. Testimony was heard from public 
witnesses.
SUPPORTING KNOWLEDGE AND INVESTING IN LIFELONG SKILLS ACT
Committee on Rules: Full Committee held a hearing on H.R. 803, the 
``Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills Act''. The 
Committee granted, by voice vote, a structured rule for H.R. 803. The 
rule provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled 
by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Education 
and the Workforce. The rule waives all points of order against 
consideration of the bill. The rule makes in order as original text for 
purpose of amendment an amendment in the nature of a substitute 
consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 113-4 and provides that 
it shall be considered as read. The rule waives all points of order 
against the amendment in the nature of a substitute. The rule makes in 
order only those amendments printed in the Rules Committee report. Each 
such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, 
may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be 
considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the 
report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, 
shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand 
for division of the question. The rule waives all points of order 
against the amendments printed in the report. The rule provides one 
motion to recommit with or without instructions. Testimony was heard 
from Chairman Kline; and Representatives Hinojosa, Tierney, and 
Garrett.
STEM EDUCATION: INDUSTRY AND PHILANTHROPIC INITIATIVES
Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcommittee on Research 
held a hearing entitled ``STEM Education: Industry and Philanthropic 
Initiatives''. Testimony was heard from public witnesses.
FEDERAL FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES
Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcommittee on Energy 
held a hearing entitled ``Federal Financial Support for Energy 
Technologies: Assessing Costs and Benefits''. Testimony was heard from 
Terry Dinan, Senior Analyst, Congressional Budget Office; and public 
witnesses.
FBI HEADQUARTERS CONSOLIDATION
Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure: Subcommittee on 
Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management held a 
hearing entitled ``FBI Headquarters Consolidation''. Testimony was 
heard from Representatives Hoyer, Wolf, Moran, Connolly, Edwards; 
Dorothy Robyn, Commissioner, Public Buildings Service, General Services 
Administration; and Kevin L. Perkins, Associate Deputy Director, 
Federal Bureau of Investigation.
MEETING PATIENT CARE NEEDS AND VALUE OF VA PHYSICIAN STAFFING STANDARDS
Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Subcommittee on Health held a hearing 
entitled ``Meeting Patient Care Needs: Measuring the Value of VA 
Physician Staffing Standards''. Testimony was heard from Linda A. 
Halliday, Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations, 
Office of the Inspector General, Department of Veterans Affairs; Larry 
Reinkemeyer, Director, Kansas City Audit Operations Division Office of 
the Inspector General, Department of Veterans Affairs; Madhulika 
Agarwal, M.D., Deputy Under Secretary for Health Policy and Services, 
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs; Jeffrey 
A. Murawsky, M.D., Director, Great Lakes Health Care System (VISN 12), 
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs.
GULF WAR: THE KIND OF CARE VETERANS ARE RECEIVING 20 YEARS LATER
Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Subcommittee on Oversight and 
Investigations held a hearing entitled ``Gulf War: What Kind of Care 
are Veterans Receiving 20 Years Later?'' Testimony was heard from 
Victoria Davey, Chief Officer, Office of Public Health

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and Environmental Hazards Veterans Health Administration, Department of 
Veterans Affairs; and public witnesses.
UNITED STATES-INDIA TRADE RELATIONS: OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES
Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on Trade held a hearing 
entitled ``U.S.-India Trade Relations: Opportunities and Challenges''. 
Testimony was heard from public witnesses.

Joint Meetings
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Daily Digest/COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR 2013-03-14



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                    COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR THURSDAY,

                             MARCH 14, 2013

        (Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


                                 Senate

  Committee on the Budget: business meeting to continue 
consideration of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal 
year 2014, 9 a.m., SD-608.
  Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: business meeting to 
consider S. 23, to designate as wilderness certain land and inland 
water within the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore in the State 
of Michigan, S. 25, to direct the Secretary of the Interior to 
convey certain Federal features of the electric distribution system 
to the South Utah Valley Electric Service District, S. 26, to 
authorize the Secretary of the Interior to facilitate the 
development of hydroelectric power on the Diamond Fork System of the 
Central Utah Project, S. 112, to expand the Alpine Lakes Wilderness 
in the State of Washington, to designate the Middle Fork Snoqualmie 
River and Pratt River as wild and scenic rivers, S. 130, to require 
the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain Federal land to the 
Powell Recreation District in the State of Wyoming S. 157, to 
provide for certain improvements to the Denali National Park and 
Preserve in the State of Alaska, S. 222, to amend the Surface Mining 
Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to clarify that uncertified 
States and Indian tribes have the authority to use certain payments 
for certain noncoal reclamation projects and acid mine remediation 
programs, S. 230, to authorize the Peace Corps Commemorative 
Foundation to establish a commemorative work in the District of 
Columbia and its environs, S. 241, to establish the Rio Grande del 
Norte National Conservation Area in the State of New Mexico, S. 244, 
to amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to modify the Pilot Project 
offices of the Federal Permit Streamlining Pilot Project, S. 247, to 
establish the Harriet Tubman National Historical Park in Auburn, New 
York, and the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National 
Historical Park in Caroline, Dorchester, and Talbot Counties, 
Maryland, S. 276, to reinstate and extend the deadline for 
commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project involving 
the American Falls Reservoir, S. 304, to direct the Secretary of the 
Interior to convey to the State of Mississippi 2 parcels of surplus 
land within the boundary of the Natchez Trace Parkway, S. 311, to 
direct the Secretary of the Interior to study the suitability and 
feasibility of designating sites in the Lower Mississippi River Area 
in the State of Louisiana as a unit of the National Park System, S. 
347, to establish the First State National Historical Park in the 
State of Delaware, S. 352, to provide for the designation of the 
Devil's Staircase Wilderness Area in the State of Oregon, to 
designate segments of Wasson and Franklin Creeks in the State of 
Oregon as wild rivers, S. 354, to modify the boundary of the Oregon 
Caves National Monument, S. 383, to amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers 
Act to designate a segment of Illabot Creek in Skagit County, 
Washington, as a component of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers 
System, S. 393, to designate additional segments and tributaries of 
White Clay Creek, in the States of Delaware and Pennsylvania, as a 
component of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, and S. 459, 
to modify the boundary of the Minuteman Missile National Historic 
Site in the State of South Dakota, 10 a.m., SD-366.
  Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions: to hold 
hearings to examine keeping up with a changing economy, focusing on 
indexing the minimum wage, 10 a.m., SD-430.
  Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs: to hold 
hearings to examine border security, focusing on measuring progress 
and addressing challenges, 10 a.m., SD-342.
  Committee on the Judiciary: business meeting to consider S. 150, 
to regulate assault weapons, to ensure that the right to keep and 
bear arms is not unlimited, and the nominations of Jane Kelly, of 
Iowa, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eighth Circuit, and 
Kenneth John Gonzales, to be United States District Judge for the 
District of New Mexico, 10 a.m., SD-226.
  Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship: to hold hearings 
to examine helping small businesses weather economic challenges and 
natural disasters, focusing on a review of legislative proposals on 
access to capital and disaster recovery, 10:30 a.m., SR-428A.
  Select Committee on Intelligence: to hold closed hearings to 
examine certain intelligence matters, 2:30 p.m., SH-219.


                                 House

  Committee on Agriculture, Full Committee, hearing on Examining 
Legislative Improvements to Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act, 10 
a.m., 1300 Longworth.
  Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on State, Foreign 
Operations, and Related Programs, hearing for Public and Outside 
Witnesses, 9:30 a.m., HC-5 Capitol.
  Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural 
Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, 
hearing on USDA Food and Nutrition Service, 10 a.m., 2362-A Rayburn.
  Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Energy and Water 
Development, hearing on Department of Energy FY 2014 Budget Applied 
Energy Funding, 10 a.m., 2362-B Rayburn.

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  Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, 
Science, and Related Agencies, hearing on the Department of Justice 
Oversight, 10 a.m., H-309 Capitol.
  Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Financial Services 
and General Government, hearing on Supreme Court of the United 
States Oversight, 10 a.m., 2359 Rayburn.
  Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Transportation, 
Housing and Urban Development, hearing on Management Issues at 
Department of Transportation and Housing and Urban Development, 10 
a.m., B-308 Rayburn.
  Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and 
Human Services, and Education, hearing on Social Security 
Administration's Management Challenges in a Fiscally Constrained 
Environment, 10 a.m., 2358-C Rayburn.
  Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Homeland Security, 
hearing on Immigration Enforcement Oversight, 10 a.m., 2358-A 
Rayburn.
  Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Readiness, hearing 
entitled ``Is Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) Appropriate at 
this Time?'', 3:30 p.m., 2118 Rayburn.
  Committee on Education and the Workforce, Subcommittee on 
Workforce Protections, hearing entitled ``Examining the Role of 
Lower-Skilled Guest Worker Programs in Today's Economy'', 10 a.m., 
2175 Rayburn.
  Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Environment and 
the Economy, hearing entitled ``The Chemical Facilities Anti-
terrorism Standards (CFATS) Program: A Progress Update'', 10 a.m., 
2322 Rayburn.
  Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Communications 
and Technology, hearing entitled ``Oversight of the First Responder 
Network Authority (FirstNet) and Emergency Communications'', 10:30 
a.m., 2123 Rayburn.
  Committee on Financial Services, Subcommittee on Oversight and 
Investigations, hearing entitled ``Who is Too Big to Fail? GAO's 
Assessment of the Financial Stability Oversight Council and the 
Office of Financial Research'', 10 a.m., 2128 Rayburn.
  Committee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on the Western 
Hemisphere, hearing entitled ``U.S. Energy Security: Enhancing 
Partnerships with Mexico and Canada'', 9:30 a.m., 2172 Rayburn.
  Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Transportation 
Security, hearing entitled ``TSA's Efforts to Advance Risk-Based 
Security'', 3 p.m., 311 Cannon.
  Committee on House Administration, Full Committee, markup on the 
Omnibus Committee Funding Resolution; and hearing on Committee 
Resolution for Franked Mail Allowances for Certain Committees; and 
Disposition of Election Contest in the 28th District of Texas, 3 
p.m., 1301 Longworth.
  Committee on the Judiciary, Full Committee, markup on H.R. 1067, 
to enact title 36, United States Code, ``Patriotic and National 
Observances, Ceremonies, and Organizations'', as positive law; H.R. 
1068 to enact title 54, United States Code, ``National Park 
System'', as positive law; H.R. 258, the ``Stolen Valor Act of 
2013''; and, H.R. 1073, the ``Nuclear Terrorism Conventions 
Implementation and Safety of Maritime Navigation Act of 2013'', 10 
a.m., 2141 Rayburn.
  Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual 
Property, and the Internet, hearing entitled ``Abusive Patent 
Litigation, The Impact on American Innovation and Jobs, and 
Potential Solutions'', 11:30 a.m., 2141 Rayburn.
  Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Immigration and Border 
Security, hearing entitled ``The Separation of Nuclear Families 
under U.S. Immigration Law'', 1:30 p.m., 2237 Rayburn.
  Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral 
Resources, hearing entitled ``America's Onshore Energy Resources, 
Creating Jobs, Securing America, and Lowering Prices'', 10 a.m., 
1324 Longworth.
  Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Public Lands and 
Environment Regulation, hearing on H.R. 588, the ``Vietnam Veterans 
Donor Acknowledgment Act of 2013''; H.R. 716, to direct the 
Secretary of the Interior to convey certain Federal land to the city 
of Vancouver, Washington, and for other purposes; and H.R. 819, the 
``Preserving Access to Cape Hatteras National Seashore Recreational 
Area Act'', 10 a.m., 1334 Longworth.
  Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, Subcommittee on 
Oversight, hearing entitled ``Top Challenges For Science Agencies, 
Reports from the Inspectors General--Part 2'', 12:30 p.m., 2318 
Rayburn.
  Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, Full Committee, 
markup on H.R. 756, the ``Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2013''; 
and H.R. 967, the ``Advancing America's Networking and Information 
Technology Research and Development Act of 2013'', 10 a.m., 2318 
Rayburn.
  Committee on Small Business, Subcommittee on Investigations, 
Oversight and Regulations, hearing entitled ``Regulating the 
Regulators-Reducing Burdens on Small Business'', 10 a.m., 2360 
Rayburn.
  Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on 
Highways and Transit, hearing entitled ``Implementing MAP-21, 
Progress Report from DOT Modal Administrators'', 10 a.m., 2167 
Rayburn.
  Committee on Veterans' Affairs, Subcommittee on Economic 
Opportunity, hearing entitled ``Lowering the Rate of Unemployment 
for the National Guard and Reserve, Are We Making Progress?'', 10 
a.m., 334 Cannon.
  Committee on Veterans' Affairs, Subcommittee on Oversight and 
Investigations, hearing entitled ``Waiting for Care, Examining 
Patient Wait Times at VA'', 1:30 p.m., 334 Cannon.
  Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee Social Security, hearing 
entitled ``Financing Challenges Facing the Social Security 
Disability Insurance Program'', 10 a.m., B-318 Rayburn.
  House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, Full Committee, 
business meeting on Member Access request, 9:30 a.m., HVC-304. 
Portions of this meeting may be closed.

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  House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, Full Committee, 
hearing entitled ``Ongoing Intelligence Activities'', 10 a.m., HVC-
304. This is a closed hearing.


                             Joint Meetings

  Joint Economic Committee: to hold hearings to examine solving the 
Federal debt crisis, 9:30 a.m., SD-G50.


* These figures include all measures reported, even if there was 
no accompanyingreport. A total of 164 written reports have been 
filed in the Senate, 392 reports have been filed in the House.l  
** Proceedings on Roll Call No. 327 were vacated by unanimous 
consent.

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                             Resume of Congressional Activity

                    SECOND SESSION OF THE ONE HUNDRED TWELFTH CONGRESS


    The first table gives a comprehensive resume of all legislative 
business transacted by the Senate and House.
    The second table accounts for all nominations submitted to the 
Senate by the President for Senate confirmation.

                               DATA ON LEGISLATIVE ACTIVITY


                         January 3, 2012 through January 3, 2013

                                               Senate             House             Total
     Days in session...............               153               153               . .
     Time in session...............     930 hrs., 12     726 hrs., 12               . .
     Congressional Record:
    Pages of proceedings...........             8,668             7,589               . .
    Extensions of Remarks..........               . .             2,043               . .
     Public bills enacted into law.                54               139               193
     Private bills enacted into law                 1               . .               . .
     Bills in conference...........               . .               . .               . .
     Measures passed, total........               479               479               958
    Senate bills...................                86                55               . .
    House bills....................               139               301               . .
    Senate joint resolutions.......                 3                 2               . .
    House joint resolutions........                 2                 4               . .
    Senate concurrent resolutions..                15                13               . .
    House concurrent resolutions...                13                18               . .
    Simple resolutions.............               221                86               . .
     Measures reported, total......              *224              *335               559
    Senate bills...................               172                13               . .
    House bills....................                31               267               . .
    Senate joint resolutions.......                 1               . .               . .
    House joint resolutions........               . .                 1               . .
    Senate concurrent resolutions..                 1               . .               . .
    House concurrent resolutions...               . .                 2               . .
    Simple resolutions.............                19                52               . .
     Special reports...............                 8                53               . .
     Conference reports............                 4                 4               . .
     Measures pending on calendar..               391               119               . .
     Measures introduced, total....             2,014             3,381             5,395
    Bills..........................             1,685             2,967               . .
    Joint resolutions..............                18                25               . .
    Concurrent resolutions.........                32                52               . .
    Simple resolutions.............               279               337               . .
     Quorum calls..................               . .                 1               . .
     Yea-and-nay votes.............               251               246               . .
     Recorded votes................               . .            ** 412               . .
     Bills vetoed..................               . .               . .               . .
     Vetoes overridden.............               . .               . .               . .
                           DISPOSITION OF EXECUTIVE NOMINATIONS


                         January 3, 2012 through January 3, 2013

     Civilian Nominations, totaling 433 (including 188 
       nominations carried over from the First Session), 
       disposed of as follows:

         Confirmed..........................................294...
         Withdrawn...........................................16...
         Returned to White House............................123...

     Other Civilian Nominations, totaling 4,941 (including 167 
       nominations carried over from the First Session), 
       disposed of as follows:

         Confirmed........................................4,931...
         Withdrawn............................................3...
         Returned to White House..............................7...

     Air Force Nominations, totaling 6,593 (including 295 
       nominations carried over from the First Session), 
       disposed of as follows:

         Confirmed........................................6,582...
         Withdrawn............................................1...
         Returned to White House.............................10...

     Army Nominations, totaling 7,316 (including 16 nominations 
       carried over from the First Session), disposed of as 
       follows:

         Confirmed........................................7,304...
         Withdrawn............................................1...
         Returned to White House.............................11...

     Navy Nominations, totaling 3,873 (including 1 nomination 
       carried over from the First Session), disposed of as 
       follows:

         Confirmed........................................3,871...
         Returned to White House..............................2...

     Marine Corps Nominations, totaling 1,314, disposed of as 
       follows:

         Confirmed........................................1,314...

                                Summary
     Total Nominations carried over from the First Session..667
     Total Nominations Received this Session.............23,803
     Total Confirmed.....................................24,296
     Total Unconfirmed........................................0
     Total Withdrawn.........................................21
     Total Returned to the White House......................153

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           BILLS ENACTED INTO PUBLIC LAW (112TH, 2D SESSION)


                                                                Law No.
 S. 270......................................................   112-164
 S. 271......................................................   112-165
 S. 292......................................................   112-133
 S. 300......................................................   112-194
 S. 363......................................................   112-134
 S. 404......................................................   112-137
 S. 679......................................................   112-166
 S. 684......................................................   112-138
 S. 710......................................................   112-195
 S. 739......................................................   112-167
 S. 743......................................................   112-199
 S. 925......................................................   112-259
 S. 997......................................................   112-139
 S. 1134.....................................................   112-100
 S. 1302.....................................................   112-119
 S. 1335.....................................................   112-153
 S. 1379.....................................................   112-229
 S. 1710.....................................................   112-101
 S. 1956.....................................................   112-200
 S. 1959.....................................................   112-168
 S. 1998.....................................................   112-217
 S. 2009.....................................................   112-149
 S. 2038.....................................................   112-105
 S. 2061.....................................................   112-146
 S. 2165.....................................................   112-150
 S. 2170.....................................................   112-230
 S. 2318.....................................................   112-283
 S. 2367.....................................................   112-231
 S. 3187.....................................................   112-144
 S. 3193.....................................................   112-232
 S. 3202.....................................................   112-260
 S. 3245.....................................................   112-176
 S. 3261.....................................................   112-132
 S. 3311.....................................................   112-233
 S. 3315.....................................................   112-234
 S. 3331.....................................................   112-276
 S. 3363.....................................................   112-169
 S. 3454.....................................................   112-277
 S. 3472.....................................................   112-278
 S. 3486.....................................................   112-211
 S. 3510.....................................................   112-173
 S. 3542.....................................................   112-218
 S. 3552.....................................................   112-177
 S. 3564.....................................................   112-235
 S. 3624.....................................................   112-196
 S. 3625.....................................................   112-178
 S. 3630.....................................................   112-279
 S. 3642.....................................................   112-236
 S. 3662.....................................................   112-280
 S. 3666.....................................................   112-261
 S. 3677.....................................................   112-281
 S. 3687.....................................................   112-237

 S.J. Res. 44................................................   112-282
 S.J. Res. 49................................................   112-262

 H.R. 8......................................................   112-240
 H.R. 33.....................................................   112-142
 H.R. 205....................................................   112-151
 H.R. 298....................................................   112-107
 H.R. 347....................................................    112-98
 H.R. 443....................................................   112-263
 H.R. 473....................................................   112-103
 H.R. 588....................................................    112-94
 H.R. 658....................................................    112-95
 H.R. 886....................................................   112-104
 H.R. 915....................................................   112-205
 H.R. 1162...................................................    112-97
 H.R. 1272...................................................   112-179
 H.R. 1339...................................................   112-241
 H.R. 1369...................................................   112-156
 H.R. 1402...................................................   112-170
 H.R. 1423...................................................   112-108
 H.R. 1464...................................................   112-264
 H.R. 1560...................................................   112-157
 H.R. 1627...................................................   112-154
 H.R. 1791...................................................   112-180
 H.R. 1845...................................................   112-242
 H.R. 1905...................................................   112-158
 H.R. 2072...................................................   112-122
 H.R. 2076...................................................   112-265
 H.R. 2079...................................................   112-109
 H.R. 2139...................................................   112-181
 H.R. 2213...................................................   112-110
 H.R. 2240...................................................   112-182
 H.R. 2244...................................................   112-111
 H.R. 2297...................................................   112-143
 H.R. 2338...................................................   112-243
 H.R. 2415...................................................   112-124
 H.R. 2453...................................................   112-201
 H.R. 2467...................................................   112-212
 H.R. 2527...................................................   112-152
 H.R. 2606...................................................   112-197
 H.R. 2660...................................................   112-112
 H.R. 2668...................................................   112-113
 H.R. 2706...................................................   112-183
 H.R. 2767...................................................   112-114
 H.R. 2838...................................................   112-213
 H.R. 2947...................................................   112-129
 H.R. 3001...................................................   112-148
 H.R. 3004...................................................   112-115
 H.R. 3187...................................................   112-209
 H.R. 3220...................................................   112-125
 H.R. 3237...................................................    112-92
 H.R. 3246...................................................   112-116
 H.R. 3247...................................................   112-117
 H.R. 3248...................................................   112-118
 H.R. 3263...................................................   112-244
 H.R. 3276...................................................   112-159
 H.R. 3319...................................................   112-214
 H.R. 3412...................................................   112-160
 H.R. 3413...................................................   112-126
 H.R. 3477...................................................   112-219
 H.R. 3501...................................................   112-161
 H.R. 3556...................................................   112-184
 H.R. 3606...................................................   112-106
 H.R. 3630...................................................    112-96
 H.R. 3641...................................................   112-245
 H.R. 3670...................................................   112-171
 H.R. 3772...................................................   112-162
 H.R. 3783...................................................   112-220
 H.R. 3800...................................................    112-91
 H.R. 3801...................................................    112-93
 H.R. 3869...................................................   112-246
 H.R. 3870...................................................   112-221
 H.R. 3892...................................................   112-247
 H.R. 3902...................................................   112-145
 H.R. 3912...................................................   112-222
 H.R. 3992...................................................   112-130
 H.R. 4014...................................................   112-215
 H.R. 4045...................................................   112-120
 H.R. 4053...................................................   112-248
 H.R. 4057...................................................   112-249
 H.R. 4073...................................................   112-250
 H.R. 4097...................................................   112-131
 H.R. 4105...................................................    112-99
 H.R. 4114...................................................   112-198
 H.R. 4119...................................................   112-127
 H.R. 4155...................................................   112-147
 H.R. 4158...................................................   112-185
 H.R. 4212...................................................   112-266
 H.R. 4223...................................................   112-186
 H.R. 4240...................................................   112-172
 H.R. 4281...................................................   112-102
 H.R. 4310...................................................   112-239
 H.R. 4347...................................................   112-187
 H.R. 4348...................................................   112-141
 H.R. 4365...................................................   112-267
 H.R. 4367...................................................   112-216
 H.R. 4389...................................................   112-251
 H.R. 4606...................................................   112-268
 H.R. 4849...................................................   112-128
 H.R. 4967...................................................   112-121
 H.R. 5512...................................................   112-188
 H.R. 5738...................................................   112-223
 H.R. 5740...................................................   112-123
 H.R. 5837...................................................   112-224
 H.R. 5859...................................................   112-252
 H.R. 5872...................................................   112-155
 H.R. 5883...................................................   112-135
 H.R. 5890...................................................   112-136
 H.R. 5949...................................................   112-238
 H.R. 5954...................................................   112-225
 H.R. 5986...................................................   112-163
 H.R. 6014...................................................   112-253
 H.R. 6029...................................................   112-269
 H.R. 6060...................................................   112-270
 H.R. 6063...................................................   112-206
 H.R. 6064...................................................   112-140
 H.R. 6116...................................................   112-226
 H.R. 6118...................................................   112-202
 H.R. 6131...................................................   112-203
 H.R. 6156...................................................   112-208
 H.R. 6189...................................................   112-189
 H.R. 6215...................................................   112-190
 H.R. 6223...................................................   112-227
 H.R. 6260...................................................   112-254
 H.R. 6328...................................................   112-271
 H.R. 6336...................................................   112-174
 H.R. 6364...................................................   112-272
 H.R. 6375...................................................   112-191
 H.R. 6379...................................................   112-255
 H.R. 6431...................................................   112-192
 H.R. 6433...................................................   112-193
 H.R. 6570...................................................   112-204
 H.R. 6582...................................................   112-210
 H.R. 6586...................................................   112-273
 H.R. 6587...................................................   112-256
 H.R. 6620...................................................   112-257
 H.R. 6621...................................................   112-274
 H.R. 6634...................................................   112-207
 H.R. 6655...................................................   112-275
 H.R. 6671...................................................   112-258

 H.J. Res. 117...............................................   112-175
 H.J. Res. 122...............................................   112-228

                      [D13MR3-145]D199 BILLS VETO


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                                                                          Committee                      Date Reported                 Report No.         Date of passage         Public Law
                                                     Date  intro--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
             Title                    Bill No.           duced                                                                       House    Senate                           Date ap-     No.
                                                                      House        Senate           House              Senate         112-     112-      House      Senate      proved     112-
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 To amend the Internal Revenue   H.R. 3800           Jan. 23,     TI            ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  Jan. 24,    Jan. 26,    Jan. 31,        91
 Code of 1986 to extend the                           2012        WM                                                                                   2012        2012        2012
 funding and expenditure
 authority of the Airport and
 Airway Trust Fund, to amend
 title 49, United States Code,
 to extend authorizations for
 the airport improvement
 program, and for other
 purposes.
 To amend the SOAR Act by        H.R. 3237           Oct. 18,     OGR           HEL        Dec. 6, 2011......    ...............      315  .......  Dec. 6,     Jan. 23,    Feb. 1,         92
 clarifying the scope of                              2011                                                                                             2011        2012        2012
 coverage of the Act.
 To amend the Tariff Act of      H.R. 3801           Jan. 23,     WM            ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  Jan. 25,    Jan. 26,    Feb. 10,        93
 1930 to clarify the definition                       2012        AS                                                                                   2012        2012        2012
 of aircraft and the offenses
 penalized under the aviation
 smuggling provisions under
 that Act, and for other
 purposes.
 To redesignate the Noxubee      H.R. 588            Feb. 9,      NR            EPW          Nov. 10, 2011.....    ...............      279  .......  Nov. 14,    Feb. 1,     Feb. 14,        94
 National Wildlife Refuge as                          2011                                                                                             2011        2012        2012
 the Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee
 National Wildlife Refuge.
 To amend title 49, United       H.R. 658            Feb. 11,     TI            ...........  Mar. 10, 2011.....  .................       29  .......  Apr. 1,     Apr. 7,     Feb. 14,        95
 States Code, to authorize                            2011        SST                                                                                  2011        2011        2012
 appropriations for the Federal                                   Jud
 Aviation Administration for
 fiscal years 2011 through
 2014, to streamline programs,
 create efficiencies, reduce
 waste, and improve aviation
 safety and capacity, to
 provide stable funding for the
 national aviation system, and
 for other purposes.
 To provide incentives for the   H.R. 3630           Dec. 9,      WM            ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  Dec. 13,    Dec. 17,    Feb. 22,        96
 creation of jobs, and for                            2011        EC                                                                                   2011        2011        2012
 other purposes.                                                  FS
                                                                  FA
                                                                  TI
                                                                  Agr
                                                                  OGR
                                                                  HA
                                                                  Bud
                                                                  NR
                                                                  R
                                                                  Int
 To provide the Quileute Indian  H.R. 1162           Mar. 17,     NR            ...........  Feb. 3, 2012......  .................      387  .......  Feb. 6,     Feb. 13,    Feb. 27,        97
 Tribe Tsunami and Flood                              2011                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 Protection, and for other
 purposes.
 To correct and simplify the     H.R. 347            Jan. 19,     Jud           Jud          Feb. 11, 2011.....  Nov. 17, 2011....        9        0  Feb. 28,    Feb. 6,     Mar. 8,         98
 drafting of section 1752                             2011                                                                                             2011        2012        2012
 (relating to restricted
 buildings or grounds) of title
 18, United States Code.
 To apply the countervailing     H.R. 4105           Feb. 29,     WM            ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  Mar. 6,     Mar. 7,     Mar. 13,        99
 duty provisions of the Tariff                        2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 Act of 1930 to nonmarket
 economy countries, and for
 other purposes.
 To authorize the St. Croix      S. 1134             May 26,      TI            ENR            ................  Dec. 16, 2011....  .......      124  Mar. 1,     Jan. 23,    Mar. 14,       100
 River Crossing Project with                          2011        NR                                                                                   2012        2012        2012
 appropriate mitigation                                           Bud
 measures to promote river
 values.
 To designate the United States  S. 1710             Oct. 13,     TI            EPW            ................    ...............  .......  .......  Mar. 5,     Dec. 17,    Mar. 14,       101
 courthouse located at 222 West                       2011                                                                                             2012        2011        2012
 7th Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska,
 as the James M. Fitzgerald
 United States Courthouse.

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 To provide an extension of      H.R. 4281           Mar. 28,     TI            ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  Mar. 29,    Mar. 29,    Mar. 30,       102
 Federal-aid highway, highway                         2012        WM                                                                                   2012        2012        2012
 safety, motor carrier safety,                                    NR
 transit, and other programs                                      SST
 funded out of the Highway                                        EC
 Trust Fund pending enactment
 of a multiyear law
 reauthorizing such programs.
 To provide for the conveyance   H.R. 473            Jan. 26,     NR            ANF          Sept. 23, 2011....    ...............      218  .......  Oct. 3,     Mar. 15,    Apr. 2,        103
 of approximately 140 acres of                        2011                                                                                             2011        2012        2012
 land in the Ouachita National
 Forest in Oklahoma to the
 Indian Nations Council, Inc.,
 of the Boy Scouts of America,
 and for other purposes.
 To require the Secretary of     H.R. 886            Mar. 2,      FS            BHUA           ................    ...............  .......  .......  Dec. 15,    Mar. 15,    Apr. 2,        104
 the Treasury to mint coins in                        2011                                                                                             2011        2012        2012
 commemoration of the 225th
 anniversary of the
 establishment of the Nation's
 first Federal law enforcement
 agency, the United States
 Marshals Service.
 To prohibit Members of          S. 2038             Jan. 26,     ............  HS        ..................  Jan. 26, 2012....  .......      244  Feb. 9,     Feb. 2,     Apr. 4,        105
 Congress and employees of                            2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 Congress from using nonpublic
 information derived from their
 official positions for
 personal benefit, and for
 other purposes.
 To increase American job        H.R. 3606           Dec. 8,      FS            ...........  Mar. 1, 2012......  .................      406  .......  Mar. 8,     Mar. 22,    Apr. 5,        106
 creation and economic growth                         2011                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 by improving access to the
 public capital markets for
 emerging growth companies.
 To designate the facility of    H.R. 298            Jan. 18,     OGR           HS          ................  Apr. 25, 2012....  .......        0  Nov. 14,    Apr. 26,    May 15,        107
 the United States Postal                             2011                                                                                             2011        2012        2012
 Service located at 500 East
 Whitestone Boulevard in Cedar
 Park, Texas, as the ``Army
 Specialist Matthew Troy Morris
 Post Office Building''.
 To designate the facility of    H.R. 1423           Apr. 7,      OGR           HS          ................  Apr. 25, 2012....  .......        0  May 2,      Apr. 26,    May 15,        108
 the United States Postal                             2011                                                                                             2011        2012        2012
 Service located at 115 4th
 Avenue Southwest in Ardmore,
 Oklahoma, as the ``Specialist
 Micheal E. Phillips Post
 Office''.
 To designate the facility of    H.R. 2079           June 1,      OGR           HS          ................  Apr. 25, 2012....  .......        0  Feb. 15,    Apr. 26,    May 15,        109
 the United States Postal                             2011                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 Service located at 10 Main
 Street in East Rockaway, New
 York, as the ``John J. Cook
 Post Office''.
 To designate the facility of    H.R. 2213           June 16,     OGR           HS          ................  Apr. 25, 2012....  .......        0  July 29,    Apr. 26,    May 15,        110
 the United States Postal                             2011                                                                                             2011        2012        2012
 Service located at 801 West
 Eastport Street in Iuka,
 Mississippi, as the ``Sergeant
 Jason W. Vaughn Post Office''.
 To designate the facility of    H.R. 2244           June 21,     OGR           HS          ................  Apr. 25, 2012....  .......        0  July 29,    Apr. 26,    May 15,        111
 the United States Postal                             2011                                                                                             2011        2012        2012
 Service located at 67 Castle
 Street in Geneva, New York, as
 the ``Corporal Steven Blaine
 Riccione Post Office''.
 To designate the facility of    H.R. 2660           July 26,     OGR           HS          ................  Apr. 25, 2012....  .......        0  Nov. 16,    Apr. 26,    May 15,        112
 the United States Postal                             2011                                                                                             2011        2012        2012
 Service located at 122 North
 Holderrieth Boulevard in
 Tomball, Texas, as the
 ``Tomball Veterans Post
 Office''.
 To designate the station of     H.R. 2668           July 27,     TI            HS        Dec. 12, 2011.....  May 7, 2012......      326        0  Dec. 14,    May 8,      May 15,        113
 the United States Border                             2011                                                                                             2011        2012        2012
 Patrol located at 2136 South
 Naco Highway in Bisbee,
 Arizona, as the ``Brian A.
 Terry Border Patrol Station''.
 To designate the facility of    H.R. 2767           Aug. 1,      OGR           HS          ................  Apr. 25, 2012....  .......        0  Dec. 13,    Apr. 26,    May 15,        114
 the United States Postal                             2011                                                                                             2011        2012        2012
 Service located at 8 West
 Silver Street in Westfield,
 Massachusetts, as the
 ``William T. Trant Post Office
 Building''.

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 To designate the facility of    H.R. 3004           Sept. 21,    OGR           HS          ................  Apr. 25, 2012....  .......        0  Nov. 16,    Apr. 26,    May 15,        115
 the United States Postal                             2011                                                                                             2011        2012        2012
 Service located at 260
 California Drive in
 Yountville, California, as the
 ``Private First Class
 Alejandro R. Ruiz Post Office
 Building''.
 To designate the facility of    H.R. 3246           Oct. 24,     OGR           HS          ................  Apr. 25, 2012....  .......        0  Dec. 13,    Apr. 26,    May 15,        116
 the United States Postal                             2011                                                                                             2011        2012        2012
 Service located at 15455
 Manchester Road in Ballwin,
 Missouri, as the ``Specialist
 Peter J. Navarro Post Office
 Building''.
 To designate the facility of    H.R. 3247           Oct. 24,     OGR           HS          ................  Apr. 25, 2012....  .......        0  Feb. 15,    Apr. 26,    May 15,        117
 the United States Postal                             2011                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 Service located at 1100 Town
 and Country Commons in
 Chesterfield, Missouri, as the
 ``Lance Corporal Matthew P.
 Pathenos Post Office
 Building''.
 To designate the facility of    H.R. 3248           Oct. 24,     OGR           HS          ................  Apr. 25, 2012....  .......        0  Feb. 15,    Apr. 26,    May 15,        118
 the United States Postal                             2011                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 Service located at 112 South
 5th Street in Saint Charles,
 Missouri, as the ``Lance
 Corporal Drew W. Weaver Post
 Office Building''.
 To authorize the Administrator  S. 1302             June 29,     OGR           EPW            ................  July 28, 2011....  .......       40  May 7,      Aug. 2,     May 15,        119
 of General Services to convey                        2011        TI                                                                                   2012        2011        2012
 a parcel of real property in
 Tracy, California, to the City
 of Tracy.
 To modify the Department of     H.R. 4045           Feb. 15,     AS            ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  May 15,     May 17,     May 25,        120
 Defense Program Guidance                             2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 relating to the award of Post-
 Deployment/Mobilization
 Respite Absence administrative
 absence days to members of the
 reserve components to exempt
 any member whose qualified
 mobilization commenced before
 October 1, 2011, and continued
 on or after that date, from
 the changes to the program
 guidance that took effect on
 that date.
 To prevent the termination of   H.R. 4967           Apr. 27,     Jud           ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  May 9,      May 10,     May 25,        121
 the temporary office of                              2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 bankruptcy judges in certain
 judicial districts.
 To reauthorize the Export-      H.R. 2072           June 1,      FS            ...........  Sept. 8, 2011.....  .................      201  .......  May 9,      May 15,     May 30,        122
 Import Bank of the United                            2011                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 States, and for other purposes.
 To extend the National Flood    H.R. 5740           May 15,      FS            ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  May 17,     May 24,     May 31,        123
 Insurance Program, and for                           2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 other purposes.
 To designate the facility of    H.R. 2415           July 6,      OGR           HS          ................  May 16, 2012.....  .......        0  Nov. 16,    May 17,     June 5,        124
 the United States Postal                             2011                                                                                             2011        2012        2012
 Service located at 11 Dock
 Street in Pittston,
 Pennsylvania, as the ``Trooper
 Joshua D. Miller Post Office
 Building''.
 To designate the facility of    H.R. 3220           Oct. 14,     OGR           HS          ................  May 16, 2012.....  .......        0  Dec. 12,    May 17,     June 5,        125
 the United States Postal                             2011                                                                                             2011        2012        2012
 Service located at 170
 Evergreen Square SW in Pine
 City, Minnesota, as the
 ``Master Sergeant Daniel L.
 Fedder Post Office''.
 To designate the facility of    H.R. 3413           Nov. 14,     OGR           HS          ................  May 16, 2012.....  .......        0  Mar. 5,     May 17,     June 5,        126
 the United States Postal                             2011                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 Service located at 1449 West
 Avenue in Bronx, New York, as
 the ``Private Isaac T. Cortes
 Post Office''.
 To reduce the trafficking of    H.R. 4119           Mar. 1,      Jud           ...........  Mar. 21, 2012.....  .................      418  .......  May 16,     May 17,     June 5,        127
 drugs and to prevent human                           2012        WM                                                                                   2012        2012        2012
 smuggling across the Southwest                                   HS
 Border by deterring the
 construction and use of border
 tunnels.
 To direct the Secretary of the  H.R. 4849           Apr. 26,     NR            ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  Apr. 27,    May 17,     June 5,        128
 Interior to issue commercial                         2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 use authorizations to
 commercial stock operators for
 operations in designated
 wilderness within the Sequoia
 and Kings Canyon National
 Parks, and for other purposes.

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 To provide for the release of   H.R. 2947           Sept. 15,    NR            ENR          Apr. 16, 2012.....    ...............      441  .......  Apr. 24,    May 24,     June 8,        129
 the reversionary interest held                       2011                      ANF                                                                    2012        2012        2012
 by the United States in
 certain land conveyed by the
 United States in 1950 for the
 establishment of an airport in
 Cook County, Minnesota.
 To allow otherwise eligible     H.R. 3992           Feb. 9,      Jud           Jud          Mar. 8, 2012......    ...............      410  .......  Mar. 19,    May 24,     June 8,        130
 Israeli nationals to receive E-                      2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 2 nonimmigrant visas if
 similarly situated United
 States nationals are eligible
 for similar nonimmigrant
 status in Israel.
 To amend the John F. Kennedy    H.R. 4097           Feb. 28,     TI            ...........  Apr. 27, 2012.....  .................      457  .......  May 7,      May 23,     June 8,        131
 Center Act to authorize                              2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 appropriations for the John F.
 Kennedy Center for the
 Performing Arts, and for other
 purposes.
 To allow the Chief of the       S. 3261             June 4,      Agr           ANF            ................    ...............  .......  .......  June 8,     June 7,     June 13,       132
 Forest Service to award                              2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 certain contracts for large
 air tankers.
 To resolve the claims of the    S. 292              Feb. 4,      NR            ENR          Apr. 16, 2012.....  Aug. 30, 2011....      428       52  June 6,     Oct. 18,    June 15,       133
 Bering Straits Native                                2011                                                                                             2012        2011        2012
 Corporation and the State of
 Alaska to land adjacent to
 Salmon Lake in the State of
 Alaska and to provide for the
 conveyance to the Bering
 Straits Native Corporation of
 certain other public land in
 partial satisfaction of the
 land entitlement of the
 Corporation under the Alaska
 Native Claims Settlement Act.
 To authorize the Secretary of   S. 363              Feb. 16,     NR            CST          May 30, 2012......  Nov. 8, 2011.....      502      133  June 6,     Nov. 10,    June 15,       134
 Commerce to convey property of                       2011                                                                                             2012        2011        2012
 the National Oceanic and
 Atmospheric Administration to
 the City of Pascagoula,
 Mississippi, and for other
 purposes.
 To make a technical correction  H.R. 5883           June 1,      OGR           ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  June 5,     June 7,     June 21,       135
 in Public Law 112-108.                               2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 To correct a technical error    H.R. 5890           June 5,      FS            ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  June 5,     June 7,     June 21,       136
 in Public Law 112-122.                               2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 To modify a land grant patent   S. 404              Feb. 17,     NR            ENR          Apr. 16, 2012.....  Aug. 30, 2011....      433       56  June 18,    Oct. 18,    June 27,       137
 issued by the Secretary of the                       2011                                                                                             2012        2011        2012
 Interior.
 To provide for the conveyance   S. 684              Mar. 30,     NR            ENR          Apr. 16, 2012.....  Aug. 30, 2011....      434       61  June 18,    Nov. 2,     June 27,       138
 of certain parcels of land to                        2011                                                                                             2012        2011        2012
 the town of Alta, Utah.
 To authorize the Secretary of   S. 997              May 12,      NR            ENR          June 15, 2012.....  Aug. 30, 2011....      527       65  June 18,    Nov. 2,     June 27,       139
 the Interior to extend a water                       2011                                                                                             2012        2011        2012
 contract between the United
 States and the East Bench
 Irrigation District.
 To provide an extension of      H.R. 6064           June 29,     TI            ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  June 29,    June 29,    June 29,       140
 Federal-aid highway, highway                         2012        WM                                                                                   2012        2012        2012
 safety, motor carrier safety,                                    NR
 transit, and other programs                                      EC
 funded out of the Highway                                        SST
 Trust Fund pending enactment                                     E
 of a multiyear law
 reauthorizing such programs.
 To authorize funds for Federal- H.R. 4348           Apr. 16,     TI            ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  Apr. 18,    Apr. 24,    July 6,        141
 aid highways, highway safety                         2012        WM                                                                                   2012        2012        2012
 programs, and transit                                            NR
 programs, and for other                                          SST
 purposes.                                                        EC
 To amend the Securities Act of  H.R. 33             Jan. 5,      FS            BHUA         July 1, 2011......    ...............      131  .......  July 18,    June 21,    July 9,        142
 1933 to specify when certain                         2011                                                                                             2011        2012        2012
 securities issued in
 connection with church plans
 are treated as exempted
 securities for purposes of
 that Act.

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 To promote the development of   H.R. 2297           June 22,     OGR           HS          ................  Mar. 29, 2012....  .......      154  Dec. 6,     Mar. 29,    July 9,        143
 the Southwest waterfront in                          2011                                                                                             2011        2012        2012
 the District of Columbia, and
 for other purposes.
 To amend the Federal Food,      S. 3187             May 15,      ............  ...........  ..................  .................  .......  .......  June 20,    May 24,     July 9,        144
 Drug, and Cosmetic Act to                            2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 revise and extend the user-fee
 programs for prescription
 drugs and medical devices, to
 establish user-fee programs
 for generic drugs and
 biosimilars, and for other
 purposes.
 To amend the District of        H.R. 3902           Feb. 6,      OGR           HS          ................  July 12, 2012....  .......      186  Feb. 29,    July 12,    July 18,       145
 Columbia Home Rule Act to                            2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 revise the timing of special
 elections for local office in
 the District of Columbia.
 To provide for an exchange of   S. 2061             Feb. 1,      Jud           HS          ................  May 24, 2012.....  .......      171  July 9,     June 5,     July 18,       146
 land between the Department of                       2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 Homeland Security and the
 South Carolina State Ports
 Authority.
 To direct the head of each      H.R. 4155           Mar. 7,      OGR           ...........  July 9, 2012......  .................      585  .......  July 9,     July 11,    July 23,       147
 Federal department and agency                        2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 to treat relevant military
 training as sufficient to
 satisfy training or
 certification requirements for
 Federal licenses.
 To award a Congressional Gold   H.R. 3001           Sept. 21,    FS            ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  Apr. 16,    July 11,    July 26,       148
 Medal to Raoul Wallenberg, in                        2011                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 recognition of his
 achievements and heroic
 actions during the Holocaust.
 To improve the administration   S. 2009             Dec. 16,     FA            ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  July 17,    Dec. 16,    July 26,       149
 of programs in the insular                           2011        Jud                                                                                  2012        2011        2012
 areas, and for other purposes.                                   E
 To enhance strategic            S. 2165             Mar. 6,      ............  FR           ..................  June 27, 2012....  .......      179  July 17,    June 29,    July 27,       150
 cooperation between the United                       2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 States and Israel, and for
 other purposes.
 To amend the Act titled ``An    H.R. 205            Jan. 6,      NR            IA           Apr. 16, 2012.....    ...............      427  .......  May 15,     July 17,    July 30,       151
 Act to authorize the leasing                         2011                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 of restricted Indian lands for
 public, religious,
 educational, recreational,
 residential, business, and
 other purposes requiring the
 grant of long-term leases'',
 approved August 9, 1955, to
 provide for Indian tribes to
 enter into certain leases
 without prior express approval
 from the Secretary of the
 Interior, and for other
 purposes.
 To require the Secretary of     H.R. 2527           July 14,     FS            BHUA           ................    ...............  .......  .......  Oct. 26,    July 12,    Aug. 3,        152
 the Treasury to mint coins in                        2011        Bud                                                                                  2011        2012        2012
 recognition and celebration of
 the National Baseball Hall of
 Fame.
 To amend title 49, United       S. 1335             July 6,      TI            CST            ................    ...............  .......  .......  July 23,    June 29,    Aug. 3,        153
 States Code, to provide rights                       2011                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 for pilots, and for other
 purposes.
 To amend title 38, United       H.R. 1627           Apr. 15,     VA            VA           May 20, 2011......    ...............       84  .......  May 23,     July 18,    Aug. 6,        154
 States Code, to furnish                              2011        AS                                                                                   2011        2012        2012
 hospital care and medical
 services to veterans who were
 stationed at Camp Lejeune,
 North Carolina, while the
 water was contaminated at Camp
 Lejeune, to improve the
 provision of housing
 assistance to veterans and
 their families, and for other
 purposes.
 To require the President to     H.R. 5872           May 31,      Bud           ...........  July 2, 2012......  .................      577  .......  July 18,    July 25,    Aug. 7,        155
 provide a report detailing the                       2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 sequester required by the
 Budget Control Act of 2011 on
 January 2, 2013.
 To designate the facility of    H.R. 1369           Apr. 5,      OGR           HS          ................    ...............  .......  .......  July 23,    Aug. 1,     Aug. 10,       156
 the United States Postal                             2011                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 Service located at 1021
 Pennsylvania Avenue in
 Hartshorne, Oklahoma, as the
 ``Warren Lindley Post Office''.

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 To amend the Ysleta del Sur     H.R. 1560           Apr. 14,     NR            IA           Sept. 23, 2011....  July 31, 2012....      222        0  Dec. 7,     Aug. 1,     Aug. 10,       157
 Pueblo and Alabama and                               2011                                                                                             2011        2012        2012
 Coushatta Indian Tribes of
 Texas Restoration Act to allow
 the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo
 Tribe to determine blood
 quantum requirement for
 membership in that tribe.
 To strengthen Iran sanctions    H.R. 1905           May 13,      FA            FR             ................    ...............  .......  .......  Dec. 14,    May 21,     Aug. 10,       158
 laws for the purpose of                              2011        FS                                                                                   2011        2012        2012
 compelling Iran to abandon its                                   OGR
 pursuit of nuclear weapons and                                   Jud
 other threatening activities,                                    WM
 and for other purposes.
 To designate the facility of    H.R. 3276           Oct. 27,     OGR           HS          ................    ...............  .......  .......  June 28,    Aug. 1,     Aug. 10,       159
 the United States Postal                             2011                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 Service located at 2810 East
 Hillsborough Avenue in Tampa,
 Florida, as the ``Reverend Abe
 Brown Post Office Building''.
 To designate the facility of    H.R. 3412           Nov. 14,     OGR           HS          ................    ...............  .......  .......  June 28,    Aug. 1,     Aug. 10,       160
 the United States Postal                             2011                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 Service located at 1421
 Veterans Memorial Drive in
 Abbeville, Louisiana, as the
 ``Sergeant Richard Franklin
 Abshire Post Office Building''.
 To designate the facility of    H.R. 3501           Nov. 18,     OGR           HS          ................    ...............  .......  .......  June 28,    Aug. 1,     Aug. 10,       161
 the United States Postal                             2011                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 Service located at 125 Kerr
 Avenue in Rome City, Indiana,
 as the ``SPC Nicholas Scott
 Hartge Post Office''.
 To designate the facility of    H.R. 3772           Jan. 13,     OGR           HS          ................    ...............  .......  .......  June 28,    Aug. 1,     Aug. 10,       162
 the United States Postal                             2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 Service located at 150 South
 Union Street in Canton,
 Mississippi, as the ``First
 Sergeant Landres Cheeks Post
 Office Building''.
 To amend the African Growth     H.R. 5986           June 21,     WM            ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  Aug. 2,     Aug. 2,     Aug. 10,       163
 and Opportunity Act to extend                        2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 the third-country fabric
 program and to add South Sudan
 to the list of countries
 eligible for designation under
 that Act, to make technical
 corrections to the Harmonized
 Tariff Schedule of the United
 States relating to the textile
 and apparel rules of origin
 for the Dominican Republic-
 Central America-United States
 Free Trade Agreement, to
 approve the renewal of import
 restrictions contained in the
 Burmese Freedom and Democracy
 Act of 2003, and for other
 purposes.
 To direct the Secretary of the  S. 270              Feb. 3,      NR            ENR          July 9, 2012......  Aug. 30, 2011....      581       49  Aug. 1,     Oct. 18,    Aug. 10,       164
 Interior to convey certain                           2011                                                                                             2012        2011        2012
 Federal land to Deschutes
 County, Oregon.
 To require the Secretary of     S. 271              Feb. 3,      NR            ENR          Apr. 16, 2012.....  Aug. 30, 2011....      432       50  Aug. 1,     Nov. 2,     Aug. 10,       165
 Agriculture to enter into a                          2011                                                                                             2012        2011        2012
 property conveyance with the
 city of Wallowa, Oregon, and
 for other purposes.
 To reduce the number of         S. 679              Mar. 30,     ............  HS        ..................  June 13, 2011....  .......       24  July 31,    June 29,    Aug. 10,       166
 executive positions subject to                       2011                                                                                             2012        2011        2012
 Senate confirmation.
 To authorize the Architect of   S. 739              Apr. 6,      ............  RAdm         ..................  May 12, 2011.....  .......        0  Aug. 2,     May 24,     Aug. 10,       167
 the Capitol to establish                             2011                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 battery recharging stations
 for privately owned vehicles
 in parking areas under the
 jurisdiction of the Senate at
 no net cost to the Federal
 Government.

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 To require a report on the      S. 1959             Dec. 7,      Jud           FR             ................    ...............  .......  .......  July 17,    Dec. 17,    Aug. 10,       168
 designation of the Haqqani                           2011                                                                                             2012        2011        2012
 Network as a foreign terrorist
 organization and for other
 purposes.
 To provide for the use of       S. 3363             June 29,     ............  ...........  ..................  .................  .......  .......  Aug. 1,     June 29,    Aug. 10,       169
 National Infantry Museum and                         2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 Soldier Center Commemorative
 Coin surcharges, and for other
 purposes.
 To authorize the Architect of   H.R. 1402           Apr. 6,      HA            ...........  July 26, 2012.....  .................      625  .......  Aug. 2,     Aug. 2,     Aug. 16,       170
 the Capitol to establish                             2011                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 battery recharging stations
 for privately owned vehicles
 in parking areas under the
 jurisdiction of the House of
 Representatives at no net cost
 to the Federal Government.
 To require the Transportation   H.R. 3670           Dec. 14,     HS            CST          May 18, 2012......    ...............      487  .......  May 30,     Aug. 2,     Aug. 16,       171
 Security Administration to                           2011        VA                                                                                   2012        2012        2012
 comply with the Uniformed
 Services Employment and
 Reemployment Rights Act.
 To reauthorize the North        H.R. 4240           Mar. 22,     FA            FR             ................  July 18, 2012....  .......        0  May 15,     Aug. 2,     Aug. 16,       172
 Korean Human Rights Act of                           2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 2004, and for other purposes.
 To prevent harm to the          S. 3510             Aug. 2,      ............  ...........  ..................  .................  .......  .......  Aug. 2,     Aug. 2,     Aug. 16,       173
 national security or                                 2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 endangering the military
 officers and civilian
 employees to whom internet
 publication of certain
 information applies, and for
 other purposes.
 To direct the Joint Committee   H.R. 6336           Aug. 2,      HA            ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  Sept. 10,   Sept. 12,   Sept. 20,      174
 on the Library to accept a                           2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 statue depicting Frederick
 Douglass from the District of
 Columbia and to provide for
 the permanent display of the
 statue in Emancipation Hall of
 the United States Capitol.
 Making continuing               H.J. Res. 117       Sept. 10,    App           ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  Sept. 13,   Sept. 22,   Sept. 28,      175
 appropriations for fiscal year                       2012        Bud                                                                                  2012        2012        2012
 2013, and for other purposes.
 To extend by 3 years the        S. 3245             May 24,      Jud           Jud            ................    ...............  .......  .......  Sept. 13,   Aug. 2,     Sept. 28,      176
 authorization of the EB-5                            2012        E                                                                                  2012        2012        2012
 Regional Center Program, the E-
 Verify Program, the Special
 Immigrant Nonminister
 Religious Worker Program, and
 the Conrad State 30 J-1 Visa
 Waiver Program.
 To reauthorize the Federal      S. 3552             Sept. 13,    ............  ...........  ..................  .................  .......  .......  Sept. 14,   Sept. 13,   Sept. 28,      177
 Insecticide, Fungicide, and                          2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 Rodenticide Act.
 To change the effective date    S. 3625             Sept. 22,    ............  ...........  ..................  .................  .......  .......  Sept. 28,   Sept. 22,   Sept. 28,      178
 for the internet publication                         2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 of certain information to
 prevent harm to the national
 security or endangering the
 military officers and civilian
 employees to whom the
 publication requirement
 applies, and for other
 purposes.
 To provide for the use and      H.R. 1272           Mar. 30,     NR            IA           May 30, 2012......  Aug. 1, 2012.....      501        0  June 18,    Sept. 22,   Oct. 5,        179
 distribution of the funds                            2011                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 awarded to the Minnesota
 Chippewa Tribe, et al, by the
 United States Court of Federal
 Claims in Docket Numbers 19
 and 188, and for other
 purposes.
 To designate the United States  H.R. 1791           May 5, 2011  TI            HS        Nov. 14, 2011.....  July 10, 2012....      282        0  Nov. 16,    Sept. 22,   Oct. 5,        180
 courthouse under construction                                                  EPW                                                                    2011        2012        2012
 at 101 South United States
 Route 1 in Fort Pierce,
 Florida, as the ``Alto Lee
 Adams, Sr., United States
 Courthouse''.
 To require the Secretary of     H.R. 2139           June 3,      FS            ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  Sept. 10,   Sept. 22,   Oct. 5,        181
 the Treasury to mint coins in                        2011                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 commemoration of the
 centennial of the
 establishment of Lions Clubs
 International.
 To authorize the exchange of    H.R. 2240           June 16,     NR            ...........  Apr. 19, 2012.....  .................      450  .......  Apr. 26,    Sept. 22,   Oct. 5,        182
 land or interest in land                             2011                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 between Lowell National
 Historical Park and the city
 of Lowell in the Commonwealth
 of Massachusetts, and for
 other purposes.

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 To prohibit the sale of         H.R. 2706           July 29,     NR            ...........  Sept. 10, 2012....  .................      656  .......  Sept. 10,   Sept. 22,   Oct. 5,        183
 billfish.                                            2011                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 To designate the new United     H.R. 3556           Dec. 2,      TI            ...........  Apr. 27, 2012.....  .................      456  .......  July 23,    Sept. 22,   Oct. 5,        184
 States courthouse in Buffalo,                        2011                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 New York, as the ``Robert H.
 Jackson United States
 Courthouse''.
 To confirm full ownership       H.R. 4158           Mar. 7,      SST           ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  Sept. 19,   Sept. 22,   Oct. 5,        185
 rights for certain United                            2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 States astronauts to artifacts
 from the astronauts' space
 missions.
 To amend title 18, United       H.R. 4223           Mar. 20,     Jud           Jud          June 25, 2012.....    ...............      549  .......  June 26,    Sept. 22,   Oct. 5,        186
 States Code, to prohibit theft                       2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 of medical products, and for
 other purposes.
 To designate the United States  H.R. 4347           Mar. 30,     TI            ...........  July 19, 2012.....  .................      614  .......  July 23,    Sept. 22,   Oct. 5,        187
 courthouse located at 709 West                       2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 9th Street in Juneau, Alaska,
 as the ``Robert Boochever
 United States Courthouse''.
 To amend title 28, United       H.R. 5512           May 7, 2012  Jud           Jud          May 29, 2012......    ...............      497  .......  May 30,     Sept. 22,   Oct. 5,        188
 States Code, to realign                                                                                                                               2012        2012        2012
 divisions within two judicial
 districts.
 To eliminate unnecessary        H.R. 6189           July 25,     Jud           Jud          Sept. 10, 2012....    ...............      648  .......  Sept. 11,   Sept. 22,   Oct. 5,        189
 reporting requirements for                           2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 unfunded programs under the
 Office of Justice Programs.
 To amend the Trademark Act of   H.R. 6215           July 26,     Jud           Jud          Sept. 10, 2012....    ...............      647  .......  Sept. 11,   Sept. 22,   Oct. 5,        190
 1946 to correct an error in                          2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 the provisions relating to
 remedies for dilution.
 To authorize certain            H.R. 6375           Sept. 11,    VA            ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  Sept. 19,   Sept. 22,   Oct. 5,        191
 Department of Veterans Affairs                       2012        Bud                                                                                  2012        2012        2012
 major medical facility
 projects, to amend title 38,
 United States Code, to extend
 certain authorities of the
 Secretary of Veterans Affairs,
 and for other purposes.
 To provide flexibility with     H.R. 6431           Sept. 19,    FS            ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  Sept. 19,   Sept. 22,   Oct. 5,        192
 respect to United States                             2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 support for assistance
 provided by international
 financial institutions for
 Burma, and for other purposes.
 To make corrections with        H.R. 6433           Sept. 19,    EC            ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  Sept. 19,   Sept. 22,   Oct. 5,        193
 respect to Food and Drug                             2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 Administration user fees.
 To prevent abuse of Government  S. 300              Feb. 8,      OGR           HS        Jan. 27, 2012.....  July 18, 2011....      376       37  Aug. 1,     July 22,    Oct. 5,        194
 charge cards.                                        2011        AS                                                                                   2012        2011        2012
 To amend the Solid Waste        S. 710              Mar. 31,     EC            EPW          Sept. 10, 2012....  June 7, 2011.....      654       20  Sept. 11,   Aug. 2,     Oct. 5,        195
 Disposal Act to direct the                           2011                                                                                             2012        2011        2012
 Administrator of the
 Environmental Protection
 Agency to establish a
 hazardous waste electronic
 manifest system.
 To amend section 31311 of       S. 3624             Sept. 22,    TI            ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  Sept. 28,   Sept. 22,   Oct. 19,       196
 title 49, United States Code,                        2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 to permit States to issue
 commercial driver's licenses
 to members of the Armed Forces
 whose duty station is located
 in the State.
 To authorize the Secretary of   H.R. 2606           July 21,     NR            ENR          Jan. 23, 2012.....    ...............      373  .......  Feb. 7,     Sept. 22,   Nov. 27,       197
 the Interior to allow the                            2011                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 construction and operation of
 natural gas pipeline
 facilities in the Gateway
 National Recreation Area, and
 for other purposes.
 To increase, effective as of    H.R. 4114           Feb. 29,     VA            VA           May 18, 2012......    ...............      486  .......  July 9,     Nov. 13,    Nov. 27,       198
 December 1, 2012, the rates of                       2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 compensation for veterans with
 service-connected disabilities
 and the rates of dependency
 and indemnity compensation for
 the survivors of certain
 disabled veterans, and for
 other purposes.

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 To amend chapter 23 of title    S. 743              Apr. 6,      OGR           HS          ................  Apr. 19, 2012....  .......      155  Sept. 28,   May 8,      Nov. 27,       199
 5, United States Code, to                            2011        Int                                                                                  2012        2012        2012
 clarify the disclosures of                                       HS
 information protected from
 prohibited personnel
 practices, require a statement
 in nondisclosure policies,
 forms, and agreements that
 such policies, forms, and
 agreements conform with
 certain disclosure
 protections, provide certain
 authority for the Special
 Counsel, and for other
 purposes.
 To prohibit operators of civil  S. 1956             Dec. 7,      ............  CST          ..................  Aug. 2, 2012.....  .......      195  Nov. 13,    Sept. 22,   Nov. 27,       200
 aircraft of the United States                        2011                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 from participating in the
 European Union's emissions
 trading scheme, and for other
 purposes.
 To require the Secretary of     H.R. 2453           July 7,      FS            BHUA           ................    ...............  .......  .......  Apr. 18,    Sept. 22,   Dec. 4,        201
 the Treasury to mint coins in                        2011                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 commemoration of Mark Twain.
 To amend section 353 of the     H.R. 6118           July 12,     EC            ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  Sept. 19,   Nov. 14,    Dec. 4,        202
 Public Health Service Act with                       2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 respect to suspension,
 revocation, and limitation of
 laboratory certification.
 To extend the Undertaking       H.R. 6131           July 17,     EC            ...........  Sept. 10, 2012....  .................      653  .......  Sept. 11,   Nov. 14,    Dec. 4,        203
 Spam, Spyware, And Fraud                             2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 Enforcement With Enforcers
 beyond Borders Act of 2006,
 and for other purposes.
 To amend the American Recovery  H.R. 6570           Oct. 12,     FS            ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  Nov. 14,    Nov. 15,    Dec. 4,        204
 and Reinvestment Act of 2009                         2012        E                                                                                  2012        2012        2012
 and the Emergency Economic                                       Bud
 Stabilization Act of 2008 to
 consolidate certain CBO
 reporting requirements.
 To establish a Border           H.R. 915            Mar. 3,      HS            HS        Nov. 4, 2011......  Aug. 28, 2012....      268      206  May 30,     Sept. 22,   Dec. 7,        205
 Enforcement Security Task                            2011                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 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 for
 other purposes.
 To amend title 18, United       H.R. 6063           June 29,     Jud           Jud          July 31, 2012.....    ...............      638  .......  Aug. 1,     Nov. 26,    Dec. 7,        206
 States Code, with respect to                         2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 child pornography and child
 exploitation offenses.
 To change the effective date    H.R. 6634           Dec. 5,      OGR           ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  Dec. 5,     Dec. 6,     Dec. 7,        207
 for the Internet publication                         2012        HA                                                                                   2012        2012        2012
 of certain financial
 disclosure forms.
 To authorize the extension of   H.R. 6156           July 19,     WM            ...........  July 31, 2012.....  .................      632  .......  Nov. 16,    Dec. 6,     Dec. 14,       208
 nondiscriminatory treatment                          2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 (normal trade relations
 treatment) to products of the
 Russian Federation and Moldova
 and to require reports on the
 compliance of the Russian
 Federation with its
 obligations as a member of the
 World Trade Organization, and
 for other purposes.
 To require the Secretary of     H.R. 3187           Oct. 13,     FS            ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  Aug. 1,     Dec. 10,    Dec. 18,       209
 the Treasury to mint coins in                        2011        Bud                                                                                  2012        2012        2012
 recognition and celebration of
 the 75th anniversary of the
 establishment of the March of
 Dimes Foundation.
 To allow for innovations and    H.R. 6582           Nov. 2,      EC            ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  Dec. 4,     Dec. 6,     Dec. 18,       210
 alternative technologies that                        2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 meet or exceed desired energy
 efficiency goals, and to make
 technical corrections to
 existing Federal energy
 efficiency laws to allow
 American manufacturers to
 remain competitive.

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 To implement the provisions of  S. 3486             Aug. 2,      Jud           Jud            ................  Sept. 20, 2012...  .......        0  Dec. 5,     Sept. 22,   Dec. 18,       211
 the Hague Agreement and the                          2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 Patent Law Treaty.
 To take certain Federal lands   H.R. 2467           July 8,      NR            IA           July 19, 2012.....  Sept. 21, 2012...      611        0  July 23,    Dec. 11,    Dec. 20,       212
 in Mono County, California,                          2011                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 into trust for the benefit of
 the Bridgeport Indian Colony.
 To authorize appropriations     H.R. 2838           Sept. 2,     TI            CST          Oct. 3, 2011......    ...............      229  .......  Nov. 15,    Sept. 22,   Dec. 20,       213
 for the Coast Guard for fiscal                       2011                                                                                             2011        2012        2012
 years 2012 through 2015, and
 for other purposes.
 To allow the Pascua Yaqui       H.R. 3319           Nov. 2,      NR            IA           Sept. 18, 2012....    ...............      675  .......  Sept. 19,   Dec. 11,    Dec. 20,       214
 Tribe to determine the                               2011                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 requirements for membership in
 that tribe.
 To amend the Federal Deposit    H.R. 4014           Feb. 13,     FS            ...........  Mar. 20, 2012.....  .................      417  .......  Mar. 26,    Dec. 11,    Dec. 20,       215
 Insurance Act with respect to                        2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 information provided to the
 Bureau of Consumer Financial
 Protection.
 To amend the Electronic Fund    H.R. 4367           Apr. 17,     FS            ...........  June 29, 2012.....  .................      576  .......  July 9,     Dec. 11,    Dec. 20,       216
 Transfer Act to limit the fee                        2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 disclosure requirement for an
 automatic teller machine to
 the screen of that machine.
 To obtain an unqualified audit  S. 1998             Dec. 15,     HS            HS          ................  Nov. 2, 2012.....  .......      230  Dec. 12,    Nov. 28,    Dec. 20,       217
 opinion, and improve financial                       2011        OGR                                                                                  2012        2012        2012
 accountability and management
 at the Department of Homeland
 Security.
 To authorize the Assistant      S. 3542             Sept. 13,    ............  CST          ..................    ...............  .......  .......  Dec. 12,    Nov. 29,    Dec. 20,       218
 Secretary of Homeland Security                       2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 (Transportation Security
 Administration) to modify
 screening requirements for
 checked baggage arriving from
 preclearance airports, and for
 other purposes.
 To designate the facility of    H.R. 3477           Nov. 18,     OGR           HS          ................    ...............  .......  .......  July 23,    Dec. 19,    Dec. 28,       219
 the United States Postal                             2011                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 Service located at 133 Hare
 Road in Crosby, Texas, as the
 Army First Sergeant David
 McNerney Post Office Building.
 To provide for a comprehensive  H.R. 3783           Jan. 18,     FA            ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  Sept. 19,   Dec. 12,    Dec. 28,       220
 strategy to counter Iran's                           2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 growing hostile presence and
 activity in the Western
 Hemisphere, and for other
 purposes.
 To designate the facility of    H.R. 3870           Feb. 1,      OGR           HS          ................    ...............  .......  .......  July 23,    Dec. 19,    Dec. 28,       221
 the United States Postal                             2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 Service located at 6083
 Highway 36 West in Rose Bud,
 Arkansas, as the ``Nicky
 `Nick' Daniel Bacon Post
 Office''.
 To designate the facility of    H.R. 3912           Feb. 7,      OGR           HS          ................    ...............  .......  .......  Nov. 28,    Dec. 19,    Dec. 28,       222
 the United States Postal                             2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 Service located at 110 Mastic
 Road in Mastic Beach, New
 York, as the ``Brigadier
 General Nathaniel Woodhull
 Post Office Building''.
 To designate the facility of    H.R. 5738           May 11,      OGR           HS          ................    ...............  .......  .......  Nov. 28,    Dec. 19,    Dec. 28,       223
 the United States Postal                             2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 Service located at 15285
 Samohin Drive in Macomb,
 Michigan, as the ``Lance Cpl.
 Anthony A. DiLisio Clinton-
 Macomb Carrier Annex''.
 To designate the facility of    H.R. 5837           May 18,      OGR           HS          ................    ...............  .......  .......  July 23,    Dec. 19,    Dec. 28,       224
 the United States Postal                             2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 Service located at 26 East
 Genesee Street in
 Baldwinsville, New York, as
 the ``Corporal Kyle Schneider
 Post Office Building''.

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 To designate the facility of    H.R. 5954           June 18,     OGR           HS          ................    ...............  .......  .......  Nov. 28,    Dec. 19,    Dec. 28,       225
 the United States Postal                             2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 Service located at 320 7th
 Street in Ellwood City,
 Pennsylvania, as the
 ``Sergeant Leslie H. Sabo, Jr.
 Post Office Building''.
 To amend the Revised Organic    H.R. 6116           July 12,     Jud           Jud            ................    ...............  .......  .......  Nov. 14,    Dec. 13,    Dec. 28,       226
 Act of the Virgin Islands to                         2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 provide for direct review by
 the United States Supreme
 Court of decisions of the
 Virgin Islands Supreme Court,
 and for other purposes.
 To amend section 1059(e) of     H.R. 6223           July 26,     Jud           ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  Dec. 5,     Dec. 17,    Dec. 28,       227
 the National Defense                                 2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 Authorization Act for Fiscal
 Year 2006 to clarify that a
 period of employment abroad by
 the Chief of Mission or United
 States Armed Forces as a
 translator, interpreter, or in
 a security-related position in
 an executive or managerial
 capacity is to be counted as a
 period of residence and
 physical presence in the
 United States for purposes of
 qualifying for naturalization,
 and for other purposes.
 Establishing the date for the   H.J. Res. 122       Dec. 18,     ............  ...........  ..................  .................  .......  .......  Dec. 18,    Dec. 20,    Dec. 28,       228
 counting of the electoral                            2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 votes for President and Vice
 President cast by the electors
 in December 2012.
 To amend title 11, District of  S. 1379             July 18,     OGR           HS          ................  June 25, 2012....  .......      178  Dec. 13,    July 9,     Dec. 28,       229
 Columbia Official Code, to                           2011                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 revise certain administrative
 authorities of the District of
 Columbia courts, and to
 authorize the District of
 Columbia Public Defender
 Service to provide
 professional liability
 insurance for officers and
 employees of the Service for
 claims relating to services
 furnished within the scope of
 employment with the Service.
 To amend the provisions of      S. 2170             Mar. 7,      OGR           HS          ................  Sept. 13, 2012...  .......      211  Dec. 19,    Nov. 30,    Dec. 28,       230
 title 5, United States Code,                         2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 which are commonly referred to
 as the ``Hatch Act'', to scale
 back the provision forbidding
 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.
 To strike the word ``lunatic''  S. 2367             Apr. 25,     Jud           BHUA           ................    ...............  .......  .......  Dec. 5,     May 23,     Dec. 28,       231
 from Federal law, and for                            2012        FS                                                                                   2012        2012        2012
 other purposes.
 To make technical corrections   S. 3193             May 16,      NR            IA           Dec. 17, 2012.....  Aug. 28, 2012....      702      207  Dec. 17,    Sept. 22,   Dec. 28,       232
 to the legal description of                          2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 certain land to be held in
 trust for the Barona Band of
 Mission Indians, and for other
 purposes.
 To designate the United States  S. 3311             June 19,     TI            EPW            ................  July 10, 2012....  .......        0  Dec. 19,    Sept. 22,   Dec. 28,       233
 courthouse located at 2601 2nd                       2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 Avenue North, Billings,
 Montana, as the ``James F.
 Battin United States
 Courthouse''.
 To repeal or modify certain     S. 3315             June 20,     ............  HS        ..................  Sept. 19, 2012...  .......      219  Dec. 13,    Sept. 22,   Dec. 28,       234
 mandates of the Government                           2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 Accountability Office.
 To extend the Public Interest   S. 3564             Sept. 19,    OGR           HS          ................    ...............  .......  .......  Dec. 19,    Dec. 11,    Dec. 28,       235
 Declassification Act of 2000                         2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012
 until 2014 and for other
 purposes.
 To clarify the scope of the     S. 3642             Nov. 27,     Jud           ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  Dec. 18,    Nov. 27,    Dec. 28,       236
 Economic Espionage Act of 1996.                      2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2012

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 To amend the Federal Water      S. 3687             Dec. 17,     TI            ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  Dec. 18,    Dec. 17,    Dec. 28,       237
 Pollution Control Act to                             2012        NR                                                                                   2012        2012        2012
 reauthorize the Lake                                             Jud
 Pontchartrain Basin
 Restoration Program, to
 designate certain Federal
 buildings, and for other
 purposes.
 To extend the FISA Amendments   H.R. 5949           June 15,     Jud           ...........  Aug. 2, 2012......  .................      645  .......  Sept. 12,   Dec. 28,    Dec. 30,       238
 Act of 2008 for five years.                          2012        Int                        Aug. 2, 2012......                                        2012        2012        2012
 To authorize appropriations     H.R. 4310           Mar. 29,     AS            AS           May 11, 2012......    ...............      479  .......  May 18,     Dec. 4,     Jan. 2,        239
 for fiscal year 2013 for                             2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2013
 military activities of the
 Department of Defense, for
 military construction, and for
 defense activities of the
 Department of Energy, to
 prescribe military personnel
 strengths for such fiscal
 year, and for other purposes.
 Entitled the ``American         H.R. 8              July 24,     WM            ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  Aug. 1,     Jan. 1,     Jan. 2,        240
 Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012''.                       2012        Bud                                                                                  2012        2013        2013
 To designate the City of        H.R. 1339           Apr. 1,      AS            AS             ................    ...............  .......  .......  Mar. 28,    Dec. 21,    Jan. 10,       241
 Salem, Massachusetts, as the                         2011                                                                                             2012        2012        2013
 Birthplace of the National
 Guard of the United States.
 To provide a demonstration      H.R. 1845           May 11,      WM            ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  Dec. 19,    Dec. 21,    Jan. 10,       242
 project providing Medicare                           2011        EC                                                                                   2012        2012        2013
 coverage for in-home
 administration of intravenous
 immune globulin (IVIG) and to
 amend title XVIII of the
 Social Security Act with
 respect to the application of
 Medicare secondary payer rules
 for certain claims.
 To designate the facility of    H.R. 2338           June 23,     OGR           HS          ................    ...............  .......  .......  Nov. 28,    Dec. 27,    Jan. 10,       243
 the United States Postal                             2011                                                                                             2012        2012        2013
 Service located at 600 Florida
 Avenue in Cocoa, Florida, as
 the ``Harry T. and Harriette
 Moore Post Office''.
 To authorize the Secretary of   H.R. 3263           Oct. 26,     NR            ...........  Apr. 16, 2012.....  .................      442  .......  June 5,     Dec. 30,    Jan. 10,       244
 the Interior to allow the                            2011                                                                                             2012        2012        2013
 storage and conveyance of
 nonproject water at the Norman
 project in Oklahoma, and for
 other purposes.
 To establish Pinnacles          H.R. 3641           Dec. 13,     NR            ...........  July 26, 2012.....  .................      626  .......  July 31,    Dec. 30,    Jan. 10,       245
 National Park in the State of                        2011                                                                                             2012        2012        2013
 California as a unit of the
 National Park System, and for
 other purposes.
 To designate the facility of    H.R. 3869           Feb. 1,      OGR           ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  Dec. 20,    Dec. 27,    Jan. 10,       246
 the United States Postal                             2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2013
 Service located at 600 East
 Capitol Avenue in Little Rock,
 Arkansas, as the ``Sidney
 `Sid' Sanders McMath Post
 Office Building''.
 To designate the facility of    H.R. 3892           Feb. 2,      OGR           HS          ................    ...............  .......  .......  Nov. 28,    Dec. 27,    Jan. 10,       247
 the United States Postal                             2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2013
 Service located at 8771 Auburn
 Folsom Road in Roseville,
 California, as the ``Lance
 Corporal Victor A. Dew Post
 Office''.
 To intensify efforts to         H.R. 4053           Feb. 16,     OGR           ...........  Nov. 30, 2012.....  .................      698  .......  Dec. 13,    Dec. 20,    Jan. 10,       248
 identify, prevent, and recover                       2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2013
 payment error, waste, fraud,
 and abuse within Federal
 spending.

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 To amend title 38, United       H.R. 4057           Feb. 16,     VA            VA           Sept. 10, 2012....    ...............      646  .......  Sept. 11,   Dec. 19,    Jan. 10,       249
 States Code, to direct the                           2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2013
 Secretary of Veterans Affairs
 to develop a comprehensive
 policy to improve outreach and
 transparency to veterans and
 members of the Armed Forces
 through the provision of
 information on institutions of
 higher learning, and for other
 purposes.
 To authorize the Secretary of   H.R. 4073           Feb. 17,     NR            ...........  July 17, 2012.....  .................      599  .......  Aug. 1,     Dec. 30,    Jan. 10,       250
 Agriculture to accept the                            2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2013
 quitclaim, disclaimer, and
 relinquishment of a railroad
 right of way within and
 adjacent to Pike National
 Forest in El Paso County,
 Colorado, originally granted
 to the Mt. Manitou Park and
 Incline Railway Company
 pursuant to the Act of March
 3, 1875.
 To designate the facility of    H.R. 4389           Apr. 18,     OGR           ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  Dec. 20,    Dec. 27,    Jan. 10,       251
 the United States Postal                             2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2013
 Service located at 19 East
 Merced Street in Fowler,
 California, as the ``Cecil E.
 Bolt Post Office''.
 To repeal an obsolete           H.R. 5859           May 30,      EC            CST          July 10, 2012.....    ...............      591  .......  July 23,    Dec. 21,    Jan. 10,       252
 provision in title 49, United                        2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2013
 States Code, requiring motor
 vehicle insurance cost
 reporting.
 To authorize the Attorney       H.R. 6014           June 21,     Jud           ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  Dec. 18,    Dec. 28,    Jan. 10,       253
 General to award grants for                          2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2013
 States to implement DNA
 arrestee collection processes.
 To designate the facility of    H.R. 6260           Aug. 1,      OGR           ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  Dec. 20,    Dec. 27,    Jan. 10,       254
 the United States Postal                             2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2013
 Service located at 211 Hope
 Street in Mountain View,
 California, as the
 ``Lieutenant Kenneth M.
 Ballard Memorial Post Office''.
 To designate the facility of    H.R. 6379           Sept. 12,    OGR           ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  Dec. 20,    Dec. 27,    Jan. 10,       255
 the United States Postal                             2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2013
 Service located at 6239
 Savannah Highway in Ravenel,
 South Carolina, as the
 ``Representative Curtis B.
 Inabinett, Sr. Post Office''.
 To designate the facility of    H.R. 6587           Nov. 13,     OGR           ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  Dec. 20,    Dec. 27,    Jan. 10,       256
 the United States Postal                             2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2013
 Service located at 225 Simi
 Village Drive in Simi Valley,
 California, as the ``Postal
 Inspector Terry Asbury Post
 Office Building''.
 To amend title 18, United       H.R. 6620           Nov. 30,     Jud           Jud            ................    ...............  .......  .......  Dec. 5,     Dec. 28,    Jan. 10,       257
 States Code, to eliminate                            2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2013
 certain limitations on the
 length of Secret Service
 Protection for former
 Presidents and for the
 children of former Presidents.
 To amend section 2710 of title  H.R. 6671           Dec. 17,     Jud           ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  Dec. 18,    Dec. 20,    Jan. 10,       258
 18, United States Code, to                           2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2013
 clarify that a video tape
 service provider may obtain a
 consumer's informed, written
 consent on an ongoing basis
 and that consent may be
 obtained through the Internet.
 To designate Mt. Andrea         S. 925              May 9, 2011  NR            ENR          May 30, 2012......    ...............      506  .......  Dec. 20,    Oct. 18,    Jan. 10,       259
 Lawrence.                                                                                                                                             2012        2011        2013
 To amend title 38, United       S. 3202             May 17,      VA            VA             ................    ...............  .......  .......  Dec. 30,    Dec. 19,    Jan. 10,       260
 States Code, to ensure that                          2012        AS                                                                                   2012        2012        2013
 deceased veterans with no                                        Bud
 known next of kin can receive
 a dignified burial, and for
 other purposes.
 To amend the Animal Welfare     S. 3666             Dec. 6,      Agr           ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  Dec. 31,    Dec. 6,     Jan. 10,       261
 Act to modify the definition                         2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2013
 of ``exhibitor''.
 Providing for the appointment   S.J. Res. 49        Aug. 1,      HA            ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  Dec. 20,    Aug. 1,     Jan. 10,       262
 of Barbara Barrett as a                              2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2013
 citizen regent of the Board of
 Regents of the Smithsonian
 Institution.

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 To provide for the conveyance   H.R. 443            Jan. 25,     NR            IA           Dec. 8, 2011......  Dec. 13, 2012....      318      250  Dec. 15,    Dec. 20,    Jan. 14,       263
 of certain property from the                         2011        EC                                                                                   2011        2012        2013
 United States to the Maniilaq
 Association located in
 Kotzebue, Alaska.
 To express the sense of         H.R. 1464           Apr. 8,      FA            FR             ................    ...............  .......  .......  Sept. 11,   Dec. 28,    Jan. 14,       264
 Congress regarding North                             2011                                                                                             2012        2012        2013
 Korean children and children
 of one North Korean parent and
 to require the Department of
 State regularly to brief
 appropriate congressional
 committees on efforts to
 advocate for and develop a
 strategy to provide assistance
 in the best interest of these
 children.
 To amend title 28, United       H.R. 2076           June 1,      Jud           Jud          July 29, 2011.....  Nov. 17, 2011....      186        0  Sept. 12,   Dec. 17,    Jan. 14,       265
 States Code, to clarify the                          2011                                                                                             2011        2012        2013
 statutory authority for the
 longstanding practice of the
 Department of Justice of
 providing investigatory
 assistance on request of State
 and local authorities with
 respect to certain serious
 violent crimes, and for other
 purposes.
 To prevent the introduction     H.R. 4212           Mar. 19,     EC            CST            ................    ...............  .......  .......  Sept. 19,   Dec. 21,    Jan. 14,       266
 into commerce of unsafe                              2012        FA                                                                                   2012        2012        2013
 drywall, to ensure the
 manufacturer of drywall is
 readily identifiable, to
 ensure that problematic
 drywall removed from homes is
 not reused, and for other
 purposes.
 To amend title 5, United        H.R. 4365           Apr. 17,     OGR           HS        July 30, 2012.....    ...............      630  .......  Aug. 1,     Jan. 1,     Jan. 14,       267
 States Code, to make clear                           2012                                                                                             2012        2013        2013
 that accounts in the Thrift
 Savings Fund are subject to
 certain Federal tax levies.
 To authorize the issuance of    H.R. 4606           Apr. 24,     NR            ...........  July 26, 2012.....  .................      627  .......  Dec. 17,    Jan. 2,     Jan. 14,       268
 right-of-way permits for                             2012                                                                                             2012        2013        2013
 natural gas pipelines in
 Glacier National Park, and for
 other purposes.
 To amend title 18, United       H.R. 6029           June 27,     Jud           ...........  July 19, 2012.....  .................      610  .......  Aug. 1,     Dec. 19,    Jan. 14,       269
 States Code, to provide for                          2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2013
 increased penalties for
 foreign and economic
 espionage, and for other
 purposes.
 To amend Public Law 106-392 to  H.R. 6060           June 29,     NR            ENR          Sept. 14, 2012....    ...............      672  .......  Sept. 19,   Jan. 1,     Jan. 14,       270
 maintain annual base funding                         2012                                                                                             2012        2013        2013
 for the Upper Colorado and San
 Juan fish recovery programs
 through fiscal year 2019.
 To amend title 49, United       H.R. 6328           Aug. 2,      HS            ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  Nov. 27,    Dec. 11,    Jan. 14,       271
 States Code, to direct the                           2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2013
 Assistant Secretary of
 Homeland Security
 (Transportation Security
 Administration) to transfer
 unclaimed clothing recovered
 at airport security
 checkpoints to local veterans
 organizations and other local
 charitable organizations, and
 for other purposes.
 To establish a commission to    H.R. 6364           Sept. 10,    OGR           ...........  Dec. 12, 2012.....  .................      701  .......  Dec. 12,    Dec. 21,    Jan. 14,       272
 ensure a suitable observance                         2012        NR                                                                                   2012        2012        2013
 of the centennial of World War
 I, to provide for the
 designation of memorials to
 the service of members of the
 United States Armed Forces in
 World War I, and for other
 purposes.
 To extend the application of    H.R. 6586           Nov. 9,      SST           ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  Nov. 13,    Jan. 1,     Jan. 14,       273
 certain space launch liability                       2012                                                                                             2012        2013        2013
 provisions through 2014.

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 To correct and improve certain  H.R. 6621           Nov. 30,     Jud           ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  Dec. 18,    Dec. 28,    Jan. 14,       274
 provisions of the Leahy-Smith                        2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2013
 America Invents Act and title
 35, United States Code.
 To establish a commission to    H.R. 6655           Dec. 13,     WM            HEL          ................    ...............  .......  .......  Dec. 19,    Jan. 2,     Jan. 14,       275
 develop a national strategy                          2012                      Fin                                                                    2012        2013        2013
 and recommendations for
 reducing fatalities resulting
 from child abuse and neglect.
 To provide for universal        S. 3331             June 21,     FA            FR             ................  Nov. 13, 2012....  .......      234  Jan. 1,     Dec. 5,     Jan. 14,       276
 intercountry adoption                                2012                                                                                             2013        2012        2013
 accreditation standards, and
 for other purposes.
 To authorize appropriations     S. 3454             July 30,     ............  Int          ..................  July 30, 2012....  .......      192  Dec. 31,    Dec. 28,    Jan. 14,       277
 for fiscal year 2013 for                             2012                                                                                             2012        2012        2013
 intelligence and intelligence-
 related activities of the
 United States Government and
 the Office of the Director of
 National Intelligence, the
 Central Intelligence Agency
 Retirement and Disability
 System, and for other purposes.
 To amend the Family             S. 3472             Aug. 1,      E           HEL          ................    ...............  .......  .......  Jan. 1,     Dec. 17,    Jan. 14,       278
 Educational Rights and Privacy                       2012                                                                                             2013        2012        2013
 Act of 1974 to provide
 improvements to such Act.
 To designate the facility of    S. 3630             Nov. 14,     OGR           HS          ................    ...............  .......  .......  Jan. 1,     Dec. 19,    Jan. 14,       279
 the United States Postal                             2012                                                                                             2013        2012        2013
 Service located at 218 North
 Milwaukee Street in Waterford,
 Wisconsin, as the ``Captain
 Rhett W. Schiller Post
 Office''.
 To designate the facility of    S. 3662             Dec. 5,      OGR           HS          ................    ...............  .......  .......  Jan. 1,     Dec. 19,    Jan. 14,       280
 the United States Postal                             2012                                                                                             2013        2012        2013
 Service located at 6 Nichols
 Street in Westminster,
 Massachusetts, as the
 ``Lieutenant Ryan Patrick
 Jones Post Office Building''.
 To make a technical correction  S. 3677             Dec. 12,     FS            ...........    ................  .................  .......  .......  Jan. 1,     Dec. 12,    Jan. 14,       281
 to the Flood Disaster                                2012                                                                                             2013        2012        2013
 Protection Act of 1973.
 Granting the consent of         S.J. Res. 44        June 14,     FA            Jud            ................  Aug. 2, 2012.....  .......        0  Jan. 1,     Sept. 13,   Jan. 14,       282
 Congress to the State and                            2012                                                                                             2013        2012        2013
 Province Emergency Management
 Assistance Memorandum of
 Understanding.
 To authorize the Secretary of   S. 2318             Apr. 19,     FA            FR             ................  Nov. 13, 2012....  .......      232  Jan. 1,     Dec. 19,    Jan. 15,       283
 State to pay a reward to                             2012                                                                                             2013        2012        2013
 combat transnational organized
 crime and for information
 concerning foreign nationals
 wanted by international
 criminal tribunals, and for
 other purposes.
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                    TABLE OF COMMITTEE ABBREVIATIONS


    AG
.....

Aging


    Ag
r....

Agriculture



    AN
F....

Agriculture
, 
Nutrition, 
and 
Forestry


    Ap
p....

Appropriati
ons


    AS
.....

Armed 
Services


    BH
UA...

Banking, 
Housing, 
and Urban 
Affairs


    Bu
d....

Budget


    CS
T....

Commerce, 
Science 
and 
Transportat
ion


    E&
W....

Education 
and the 
Workforce


    EC
.....

Energy and 
Commerce


    EN
R....

Energy and 
Natural 
Resources


    EP
W....

Environment
 and 
Public 
Works


    Et
h....

Ethics


    Fi
n....

Finance


    FS
.....

Financial 
Services


    FA
.....

Foreign 
Affairs


    FR
.....

Foreign 
Relations


    HE
L

Health, 
Education, 
Labor, and 
Pensions


    HS
.....

Homeland 
Security


    HS


Homeland 
Security 
and 
Governmenta
l Affairs


    HA
.....

House 
Administrat
ion


    IA
.....

Indian 
Affairs


    In
t....

Intelligenc
e


    Ju
d....

Judiciary


    NR
.....

Natural 
Resources


    OG
R....

Oversight 
and 
Government 
Reform


    R

Rules


    RA
dm...

Rules and 
Administrat
ion


    SS
T....

Science, 
Space, and 
Technology


    SB
.....

Small 
Business


    SB
E....

Small 
Business 
and 
Entrepreneu
rship


    TI
.....

Transportat
ion and 
Infrastruct
ure


    VA
.....

Veterans' 
Affairs


    WM
.....

Ways and 
Means



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                       Next Meeting of the SENATE
                      10 a.m., Thursday, March 14

                               
                             Senate Chamber
Program for Thursday: Senate will continue consideration of H.R. 933, 
Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and 
Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, with a vote on or in relation 
to Harkin Amendment No. 53 (to Amendment No. 26) at approximately 11:15 
a.m.

              Next Meeting of the HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
                      10 a.m., Thursday, March 14

                               
                             House Chamber
Program for Thursday: Begin consideration of H.R. 803--Supporting 
Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills Act (Subject to a Rule).
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            Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue
              HOUSE
  
Alexander, Rodney, La.,E291
Andrews, Robert E., N.J., E280
Brownley, Julia, Calif., E291
Conaway, K. Michael, Tex., E287
Faleomavaega, Eni F.H., American Samoa, E288
Farr, Sam, Calif., E279, E285, E289
Gingrey, Phil, Ga., E292
Honda, Michael M., Calif., E290
Latham, Tom, Iowa, E279, E280, E285, E286, E288, E289, E290
Lee, Barbara, Calif., E292
McIntyre, Mike, N.C., E285
Matsui, Doris O., Calif., E279
Miller, Gary G., Calif., E288
Miller, George, Calif., E286
Owens, William L., N.Y., E289
Ross, Dennis A., Fla., E290
Ryan, Tim, Ohio, E290
Sarbanes, John P., Md, E280
Scott, David, Ga., E279, E291
Shimkus, John, Ill., E291
Slaughter, Louise McIntosh, N.Y., E286
Smith, Adam, Wash., E289
Terry, Lee, Nebr., E289
Thompson, Mike, Calif., E286
Walden, Greg, Ore., E288
Walz, Timothy J., Minn., E291
Wolf, Frank R., Va., E280 



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