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                           TEXT OF AMENDMENTS

  SA 1970. Mrs. SHAHEEN (for herself, Mr. McCain, Mr. Leahy, and Mr. 
Graham) submitted an amendment intended to be proposed by her to the 
joint resolution H.J. Res. 59, making continuing appropriations for 
fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes; which was ordered to lie on 
the table; as follows:

       At the appropriate place, insert the following:
       Sec. __.  Section 1244 of Public Law 110-181, as amended, 
     is further amended by adding at the end of subsection 
     (c)(3)(B) the following new subparagraph:
       ``(C) Fiscal year 2014.--Any unused balance of the total 
     number of principal aliens who may be provided special 
     immigrant status under this subsection in fiscal years 2008 
     through 2013 may be carried forward and provided through the 
     end of fiscal year 2014, notwithstanding the provisions of 
     subparagraphs (A) and (B), and consistent with relevant terms 
     of subsection (b), except that the one year period during 
     which an alien must have been employed in accordance with 
     subsection (b)(1) shall be the period from March 20, 2003 
     through September 30, 2013, and except that the principal 
     alien seeking special immigrant status under this 
     subparagraph shall apply to the Chief of Mission in 
     accordance with subsection (b)(4) no later than September 30, 
     2014.''.
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  SA 1971. Mr. TOOMEY submitted an amendment intended to be proposed by 
him to the joint resolution H.J. Res. 59, making continuing 
appropriations for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes; which was 
ordered to lie on the table; as follows:

       At the appropriate place, insert the following:
       Sec. __. (a) Chapter 32 of the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 is amended by striking subchapter E.
       (b) Subsection (a) of section 4221 of such Code is amended 
     by striking the last sentence.
       (c) Paragraph (2) of section 6416(b) of such Code is 
     amended by striking the last sentence.
       (d) The table of subchapters for chapter 32 of such Code is 
     amended by striking the item relating to subchapter E.
       (e) The Secretary of the Treasury shall provide a refund, 
     without interest, to any manufacturer, producer, or importer 
     of taxable medical devices in an amount equal to the taxes 
     imposed by section 4191 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 
     that were paid by such manufacturer, producer, or importer 
     for the sale of any such devices after December 31, 2012.
       (f) The amendments made by this section shall apply to 
     sales after December 31, 2012.

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  SA 1972. Mr. TOOMEY submitted an amendment intended to be proposed by 
him to the joint resolution H.J. Res. 59, making continuing 
appropriations for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes; which was 
ordered to lie on the table; as follows:

       At the appropriate place, insert the following:
       Sec. __. (a) In General.--Section 5000A(a) of the Internal 
     Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by striking ``2013'' and 
     inserting inserting ``2014''.
       (b) Conforming Amendments.--
       (1) Section 5000A(c)(2)(B) of the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 is amended--
       (A) by striking ``2014'' in clause (i) and inserting 
     ``2015'', and
       (B) by striking ``2015'' in clauses (ii) and (iii) and 
     inserting ``2016''.
       (2) Section 5000A(c)(3)(B) of such Code is amended--
       (A) by striking ``2014'' and inserting ``2015'', and
       (B) by striking ``2015'' (prior to amendment by 
     subparagraph (A)) and inserting ``2016''.
       (3) Section 5000A(c)(3)(D) of such Code is amended--
       (A) by striking ``2016'' and inserting ``2017'', and
       (B) by striking ``2015'' and inserting ``2016''.
       (4) Section 5000A(e)(1)(D) of such Code is amended--
       (A) by striking ``2014'' and inserting ``2015'', and
       (B) by striking ``2013'' and inserting ``2014''.
       (c) Effective Date.--The amendments made by this section 
     shall take effect as if included in section 1501 of the 
     Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
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  SA 1973. Mr. TOOMEY submitted an amendment intended to be proposed by 
him to the joint resolution H.J. Res. 59, making continuing 
appropriations for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes; which was 
ordered to lie on the table; as follows:

       At the appropriate place, insert the following:

     SEC. __. RESPECT FOR RIGHTS OF CONSCIENCE.

       (a) Findings and Purposes.--
       (1) Findings.--Congress finds the following:
       (A) As Thomas Jefferson declared to New London Methodists 
     in 1809, ``[n]o provision in our Constitution ought to be 
     dearer to man than that which protects the rights of 
     conscience against the enterprises of the civil authority''.
       (B) Jefferson's statement expresses a conviction on respect 
     for conscience that is deeply embedded in the history and 
     traditions of our Nation and codified in numerous State and 
     Federal laws, including laws on health care.
       (C) Until enactment of the Patient Protection and 
     Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111-148, in this section 
     referred to as ``PPACA''), the Federal Government has not 
     sought to impose specific coverage or care requirements that 
     infringe on the rights of conscience of insurers, purchasers 
     of insurance, plan sponsors, beneficiaries, and other 
     stakeholders, such as individual or institutional health care 
     providers.
       (D) PPACA creates a new nationwide requirement for health 
     plans to cover ``essential health benefits'' and ``preventive 
     services'' (including a distinct set of ``preventive services 
     for women''), delegating to the Department of Health and 
     Human Services the authority to provide a list of detailed 
     services under each category, and imposes other new 
     requirements with respect to the provision of health care 
     services.
       (E) While PPACA provides an exemption for some religious 
     groups that object to participation in Government health 
     programs generally, it does not allow purchasers, plan 
     sponsors, and other stakeholders with religious or moral 
     objections to specific items or services to decline providing 
     or obtaining coverage of such items or services, or allow 
     health care providers with such objections to decline to 
     provide them.
       (F) By creating new barriers to health insurance and 
     causing the loss of existing insurance arrangements, these 
     inflexible mandates in PPACA jeopardize the ability of 
     individuals to exercise their rights of conscience and their 
     ability to freely participate in the health insurance and 
     health care marketplace.
       (2) Purposes.--The purposes of this section are--
       (A) to ensure that health care stakeholders retain the 
     right to provide, purchase, or enroll in health coverage that 
     is consistent with their religious beliefs and moral 
     convictions, without fear of being penalized or discriminated 
     against under PPACA; and
       (B) to ensure that no requirement in PPACA creates new 
     pressures to exclude those exercising such conscientious 
     objection from health plans or other programs under PPACA.
       (b) Respect for Rights of Conscience.--
       (1) In general.--Section 1302(b) of the Patient Protection 
     and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111-148; 42 U.S.C. 
     18022(b)) is amended by adding at the end the following new 
     paragraph:
       ``(6) Respecting rights of conscience with regard to 
     specific items or services.--
       ``(A) For health plans.--A health plan shall not be 
     considered to have failed to provide the essential health 
     benefits package described in subsection (a) (or preventive 
     health services described in section 2713 of the Public 
     Health Service Act), to fail to be a qualified health plan, 
     or to fail to fulfill any other requirement under this title 
     on the basis that it declines to provide coverage of specific 
     items or services because--
       ``(i) providing coverage (or, in the case of a sponsor of a 
     group health plan, paying for coverage) of such specific 
     items or services is contrary to the religious beliefs or 
     moral convictions of the sponsor, issuer, or other entity 
     offering the plan; or
       ``(ii) such coverage (in the case of individual coverage) 
     is contrary to the religious beliefs or moral convictions of 
     the purchaser or beneficiary of the coverage.
       ``(B) For health care providers.--Nothing in this title (or 
     any amendment made by this title) shall be construed to 
     require an individual or institutional health care provider, 
     or authorize a health plan to require a provider, to provide, 
     participate in, or refer for a specific item or service 
     contrary to the provider's religious beliefs or moral 
     convictions. Notwithstanding any other provision of this 
     title, a health plan shall not be considered to have failed 
     to provide timely or other access to items or services under 
     this title (or any amendment made by this title) or to 
     fulfill any other requirement under this title because it has 
     respected the rights of conscience of such a provider 
     pursuant to this paragraph.
       ``(C) Nondiscrimination in exercising rights of 
     conscience.--No Exchange or other official or entity acting 
     in a governmental capacity in the course of implementing this 
     title (or any amendment made by this title) shall 
     discriminate against a health plan, plan sponsor, health care 
     provider, or other person because of such plan's, sponsor's, 
     provider's, or person's unwillingness to provide coverage of, 
     participate in, or refer for, specific items or services 
     pursuant to this paragraph.
       ``(D) Construction.--Nothing in subparagraph (A) or (B) 
     shall be construed to permit a health plan or provider to 
     discriminate in a manner inconsistent with subparagraphs (B) 
     and (D) of paragraph (4).
       ``(E) Private rights of action.--The various protections of 
     conscience in this paragraph constitute the protection of 
     individual rights and create a private cause of action for 
     those persons or entities protected. Any person or entity may 
     assert a violation of this paragraph as a claim or defense in 
     a judicial proceeding.
       ``(F) Remedies.--
       ``(i) Federal jurisdiction.--The Federal courts shall have 
     jurisdiction to prevent and redress actual or threatened 
     violations of this paragraph by granting all forms of legal 
     or equitable relief, including, but not limited to, 
     injunctive relief, declaratory relief, damages, costs, and 
     attorney fees.
       ``(ii) Initiating party.--An action under this paragraph 
     may be instituted by the Attorney General of the United 
     States, or by any person or entity having standing to 
     complain of a threatened or actual violation of this 
     paragraph, including, but not limited to, any actual or 
     prospective plan sponsor, issuer, or other entity offering a 
     plan, any actual or prospective purchaser or beneficiary of a 
     plan, and any individual or institutional health care 
     provider.
       ``(iii) Interim relief.--Pending final determination of any 
     action under this paragraph, the court may at any time enter 
     such restraining order or prohibitions, or take such other 
     actions, as it deems necessary.
       ``(G) Administration.--The Office for Civil Rights of the 
     Department of Health and Human Services is designated to 
     receive complaints of discrimination based on this paragraph 
     and coordinate the investigation of such complaints.
       ``(H) Actuarial equivalence.--Nothing in this paragraph 
     shall prohibit the Secretary from issuing regulations or 
     other guidance to ensure that health plans excluding specific 
     items or services under this paragraph shall have an 
     aggregate actuarial value at least equivalent to that of 
     plans at the same level of coverage that do not exclude such 
     items or services.''.
       (2) Effective date.--The amendment made by paragraph (1) 
     shall be effective as if included in the enactment of Public 
     Law 111-148.
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  SA 1974. Mr. REID (for himself and Ms. Mikulski) proposed an 
amendment to the joint resolution H.J. Res. 59, making continuing 
appropriations for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes; as 
follows:



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  On page S6895, September 24, 2013, in the third column, the 
following language appears: SA 1974. Mr. REID proposed an 
amendment to the joint resolution H.J. Res. 59, making continuing 
appropriations for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes; as 
follows:
  
  The Record has been corrected to read: SA 1974. Mr. REID (for 
himself and Ms. Mikulski) proposed an amendment to the joint 
resolution H.J. Res. 59, making continuing appropriations for 
fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes; as follows:


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       Strike all after the first word and insert the following:
     the following sums are hereby appropriated, out of any money 
     in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, and out of 
     applicable corporate or other revenues, receipts, and funds, 
     for the several departments, agencies, corporations, and 
     other organizational units of Government for fiscal year 
     2014, and for other purposes, namely:
       Sec. 101. (a) Such amounts as may be necessary, at a rate 
     for operations as provided in the applicable appropriations 
     Acts for fiscal year 2013 and under the authority and 
     conditions provided in such Acts, for continuing projects or 
     activities (including the costs of direct loans and loan 
     guarantees) that are not otherwise specifically provided for 
     in this joint resolution, that were conducted in fiscal year 
     2013, and for which appropriations, funds, or other authority 
     were made available in the following appropriations Acts:
       (1) The Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug 
     Administration, and Related

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     Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013 (division A of Public Law 
     113-6), except section 735.
       (2) The Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies 
     Appropriations Act, 2013 (division B of Public Law 113-6).
       (3) The Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2013 
     (division C of Public Law 113-6).
       (4) The Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 
     2013 (division D of Public Law 113-6).
       (5) The Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and 
     Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013 (division E of 
     Public Law 113-6).
       (6) The Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013 
     (division F of Public Law 113-6).
       (b) The rate for operations provided by subsection (a) for 
     each account shall be calculated to reflect the full amount 
     of any reduction required in fiscal year 2013 pursuant to--
       (1) any provision of division G of the Consolidated and 
     Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013 (Public Law 113-
     6), including section 3004; and
       (2) the Presidential sequestration order dated March 1, 
     2013, except as attributable to budget authority made 
     available by--
       (A) sections 140(b) or 141(b) of the Continuing 
     Appropriations Resolution, 2013 (Public Law 112-175); or
       (B) the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013 (Public 
     Law 113-2).
       Sec. 102. (a) No appropriation or funds made available or 
     authority granted pursuant to section 101 for the Department 
     of Defense shall be used for: (1) the new production of items 
     not funded for production in fiscal year 2013 or prior years; 
     (2) the increase in production rates above those sustained 
     with fiscal year 2013 funds; or (3) the initiation, 
     resumption, or continuation of any project, activity, 
     operation, or organization (defined as any project, 
     subproject, activity, budget activity, program element, and 
     subprogram within a program element, and for any investment 
     items defined as a P-1 line item in a budget activity within 
     an appropriation account and an R-1 line item that includes a 
     program element and subprogram element within an 
     appropriation account) for which appropriations, funds, or 
     other authority were not available during fiscal year 2013.
       (b) No appropriation or funds made available or authority 
     granted pursuant to section 101 for the Department of Defense 
     shall be used to initiate multi-year procurements utilizing 
     advance procurement funding for economic order quantity 
     procurement unless specifically appropriated later.
       Sec. 103.  Appropriations made by section 101 shall be 
     available to the extent and in the manner that would be 
     provided by the pertinent appropriations Act.
       Sec. 104.  Except as otherwise provided in section 102, no 
     appropriation or funds made available or authority granted 
     pursuant to section 101 shall be used to initiate or resume 
     any project or activity for which appropriations, funds, or 
     other authority were not available during fiscal year 2013.
       Sec. 105.  Appropriations made and authority granted 
     pursuant to this joint resolution shall cover all obligations 
     or expenditures incurred for any project or activity during 
     the period for which funds or authority for such project or 
     activity are available under this joint resolution.
       Sec. 106.  Unless otherwise provided for in this joint 
     resolution or in the applicable appropriations Act for fiscal 
     year 2014, appropriations and funds made available and 
     authority granted pursuant to this joint resolution shall be 
     available until whichever of the following first occurs: (1) 
     the enactment into law of an appropriation for any project or 
     activity provided for in this joint resolution; (2) the 
     enactment into law of the applicable appropriations Act for 
     fiscal year 2014 without any provision for such project or 
     activity; or (3) November 15, 2013.
       Sec. 107.  Expenditures made pursuant to this joint 
     resolution shall be charged to the applicable appropriation, 
     fund, or authorization whenever a bill in which such 
     applicable appropriation, fund, or authorization is contained 
     is enacted into law.
       Sec. 108.  Appropriations made and funds made available by 
     or authority granted pursuant to this joint resolution may be 
     used without regard to the time limitations for submission 
     and approval of apportionments set forth in section 1513 of 
     title 31, United States Code, but nothing in this joint 
     resolution may be construed to waive any other provision of 
     law governing the apportionment of funds.
       Sec. 109.  Notwithstanding any other provision of this 
     joint resolution, except section 106, for those programs that 
     would otherwise have high initial rates of operation or 
     complete distribution of appropriations at the beginning of 
     fiscal year 2014 because of distributions of funding to 
     States, foreign countries, grantees, or others, such high 
     initial rates of operation or complete distribution shall not 
     be made, and no grants shall be awarded for such programs 
     funded by this joint resolution that would impinge on final 
     funding prerogatives.
       Sec. 110.  This joint resolution shall be implemented so 
     that only the most limited funding action of that permitted 
     in the joint resolution shall be taken in order to provide 
     for continuation of projects and activities.
       Sec. 111. (a) For entitlements and other mandatory payments 
     whose budget authority was provided in appropriations Acts 
     for fiscal year 2013, and for activities under the Food and 
     Nutrition Act of 2008, activities shall be continued at the 
     rate to maintain program levels under current law, under the 
     authority and conditions provided in the applicable 
     appropriations Act for fiscal year 2013, to be continued 
     through the date specified in section 106(3).
       (b) Notwithstanding section 106, obligations for mandatory 
     payments due on or about the first day of any month that 
     begins after October 2013 but not later than 30 days after 
     the date specified in section 106(3) may continue to be made, 
     and funds shall be available for such payments.
       Sec. 112.  Amounts made available under section 101 for 
     civilian personnel compensation and benefits in each 
     department and agency may be apportioned up to the rate for 
     operations necessary to avoid furloughs within such 
     department or agency, consistent with the applicable 
     appropriations Act for fiscal year 2013, except that such 
     authority provided under this section shall not be used until 
     after the department or agency has taken all necessary 
     actions to reduce or defer non-personnel-related 
     administrative expenses.
       Sec. 113.  Funds appropriated by this joint resolution may 
     be obligated and expended notwithstanding section 10 of 
     Public Law 91-672 (22 U.S.C. 2412), section 15 of the State 
     Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 (22 U.S.C. 2680), 
     section 313 of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, 
     Fiscal Years 1994 and 1995 (22 U.S.C. 6212), and section 
     504(a)(1) of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 
     3094(a)(1)).
       Sec. 114. (a) Each amount incorporated by reference in this 
     joint resolution that was previously designated by the 
     Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on 
     Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced 
     Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 or as being 
     for disaster relief pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(D) of such 
     Act is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency 
     Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 
     251(b)(2)(A) of such Act or as being for disaster relief 
     pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(D) of such Act, respectively.
       (b) Of the amounts made available by section 101 for 
     ``Social Security Administration, Limitation on 
     Administrative Expenses'' for the cost associated with 
     continuing disability reviews under titles II and XVI of the 
     Social Security Act and for the cost associated with 
     conducting redeterminations of eligibility under title XVI of 
     the Social Security Act, $273,000,000 is provided to meet the 
     terms of section 251(b)(2)(B)(ii)(III) of the Balanced Budget 
     and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended, and 
     $469,639,000 is additional new budget authority specified for 
     purposes of section 251(b)(2)(B) of such Act.
       (c) Section 5 of Public Law 113-6 shall apply to amounts 
     designated in subsection (a) for Overseas Contingency 
     Operations/Global War on Terrorism.
       Sec. 115.  Section 3003 of division G of Public Law 113-6 
     shall be applied to funds appropriated by this joint 
     resolution by substituting ``fiscal year 2014'' for ``fiscal 
     year 2013'' each place it appears.
       Sec. 116.  Section 408 of the Food for Peace Act (7 U.S.C. 
     1736b) shall be applied by substituting the date specified in 
     section 106(3) of this joint resolution for ``December 31, 
     2012''.
       Sec. 117.  Amounts made available under section 101 for 
     ``Department of Commerce--National Oceanic and Atmospheric 
     Administration--Procurement, Acquisition and Construction'' 
     may be apportioned up to the rate for operations necessary to 
     maintain the planned launch schedules for the Joint Polar 
     Satellite System and the Geostationary Operational 
     Environmental Satellite system.
       Sec. 118.  The authority provided by sections 1205 and 1206 
     of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 
     2012 (Public Law 112-81) shall continue in effect, 
     notwithstanding subsection (h) of section 1206, through the 
     earlier of the date specified in section 106(3) of this joint 
     resolution or the date of the enactment of an Act authorizing 
     appropriations for fiscal year 2014 for military activities 
     of the Department of Defense.
       Sec. 119.  Section 14704 of title 40, United States Code, 
     shall be applied to amounts made available by this joint 
     resolution by substituting the date specified in section 
     106(3) of this joint resolution for ``October 1, 2012''.
       Sec. 120.  Notwithstanding any other provision of this 
     joint resolution, except section 106, the District of 
     Columbia may expend local funds under the heading ``District 
     of Columbia Funds'' for such programs and activities under 
     title IV of H.R. 2786 (113th Congress), as reported by the 
     Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives, 
     at the rate set forth under ``District of Columbia Funds--
     Summary of Expenses'' as included in the Fiscal Year 2014 
     Budget Request Act of 2013 (D.C. Act 20-127), as modified as 
     of the date of the enactment of this joint resolution.
       Sec. 121.  Notwithstanding section 101, amounts are 
     provided for ``The Judiciary--Courts of Appeals, District 
     Courts, and Other Judicial Services--Defender Services'' at a 
     rate for operations of $1,012,000,000.
       Sec. 122.  For the period covered by this joint resolution, 
     section 550(b) of Public Law 109-295 (6 U.S.C. 121 note) 
     shall be applied by substituting the date specified in 
     section 106(3) of this joint resolution for ``October 4, 
     2013''.
       Sec. 123.  The authority provided by section 532 of Public 
     Law 109-295 shall continue in effect through the date 
     specified in section 106(3) of this joint resolution.

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       Sec. 124.  The authority provided by section 831 of the 
     Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 391) shall continue 
     in effect through the date specified in section 106(3) of 
     this joint resolution.
       Sec. 125. (a) Any amounts made available pursuant to 
     section 101 for ``Department of Homeland Security--U.S. 
     Customs and Border Protection--Salaries and Expenses'', 
     ``Department of Homeland Security--U.S. Customs and Border 
     Protection--Border Security Fencing, Infrastructure, and 
     Technology'', and ``Department of Homeland Security--U.S. 
     Immigration and Customs Enforcement--Salaries and Expenses'' 
     shall be obligated at a rate for operations as necessary to 
     respectively--
       (1) sustain the staffing levels of U.S. Customs and Border 
     Protection Officers, equivalent to the staffing levels 
     achieved on September 30, 2013, and comply with the last 
     proviso under the heading ``Department of Homeland Security--
     U.S. Customs and Border Protection--Salaries and Expenses'' 
     in division D of Public Law 113-6;
       (2) sustain border security operations, including 
     sustaining the operation of Tethered Aerostat Radar Systems; 
     and
       (3) sustain the staffing levels of U.S. Immigration and 
     Customs Enforcement agents, equivalent to the staffing levels 
     achieved on September 30, 2013, and comply with the sixth 
     proviso under the heading ``Department of Homeland Security--
     U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement--Salaries and 
     Expenses'' in division D of Public Law 113-6.
       (b) The Secretary of Homeland Security shall notify the 
     Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives 
     and the Senate on each use of the authority provided in this 
     section.
       Sec. 126.  In addition to the amount otherwise provided by 
     section 101 for ``Department of the Interior--Department-wide 
     Programs--Wildland Fire Management'', there is appropriated 
     $36,000,000 for an additional amount for fiscal year 2014, to 
     remain available until expended, for urgent wildland fire 
     suppression activities:  Provided, That of the funds 
     provided, $15,000,000 is for burned area rehabilitation:  
     Provided further, That such funds shall only become available 
     if funds previously provided for wildland fire suppression 
     will be exhausted imminently and the Secretary of the 
     Interior notifies the Committees on Appropriations of the 
     House of Representatives and the Senate in writing of the 
     need for these additional funds:  Provided further, That such 
     funds are also available for transfer to other appropriations 
     accounts to repay amounts previously transferred for wildfire 
     suppression.
       Sec. 127.  In addition to the amount otherwise provided by 
     section 101 for ``Department of Agriculture--Forest Service--
     Wildland Fire Management'', there is appropriated 
     $600,000,000 for an additional amount for fiscal year 2014, 
     to remain available until expended, for urgent wildland fire 
     suppression activities:  Provided, That such funds shall only 
     become available if funds previously provided for wildland 
     fire suppression will be exhausted imminently and the 
     Secretary of Agriculture notifies the Committees on 
     Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate 
     in writing of the need for these additional funds:  Provided 
     further, That such funds are also available for transfer to 
     other appropriations accounts to repay amounts previously 
     transferred for wildfire suppression.
       Sec. 128.  The authority provided by section 347 of the 
     Department of the Interior and Related Agencies 
     Appropriations Act, 1999 (as contained in section 101(e) of 
     division A of Public Law 105-277; 16 U.S.C. 2104 note) shall 
     continue in effect through the date specified in section 
     106(3) of this joint resolution.
       Sec. 129.  The authority provided by subsection (m)(3) of 
     section 8162 of the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 
     2000 (40 U.S.C. 8903 note; Public Law 106-79), as amended, 
     shall continue in effect through the date specified in 
     section 106(3) of this joint resolution.
       Sec. 130.  Activities authorized under part A of title IV 
     and section 1108(b) of the Social Security Act (except for 
     activities authorized in section 403(b)) shall continue 
     through the date specified in section 106(3) of this joint 
     resolution in the manner authorized for fiscal year 2013, and 
     out of any money in the Treasury of the United States not 
     otherwise appropriated, there are hereby appropriated such 
     sums as may be necessary for such purpose.
       Sec. 131.  Notwithstanding section 101, the matter under 
     the heading ``Department of Labor--Mine Safety and Health 
     Administration--Salaries and Expenses'' in division F of 
     Public Law 112-74 shall be applied to funds appropriated by 
     this joint resolution by substituting ``is authorized to 
     collect and retain up to $2,499,000'' for ``may retain up to 
     $1,499,000''.
       Sec. 132.  The first proviso under the heading ``Department 
     of Health and Human Services--Administration for Children and 
     Families--Low Income Home Energy Assistance'' in division F 
     of Public Law 112-74 shall be applied to amounts made 
     available by this joint resolution by substituting ``2014'' 
     for ``2012''.
       Sec. 133.  Amounts provided by section 101 for ``Department 
     of Health and Human Services--Administration for Children and 
     Families--Refugee and Entrant Assistance'' may be obligated 
     up to a rate for operations necessary to maintain program 
     operations at the level provided in fiscal year 2013, as 
     necessary to accommodate increased demand.
       Sec. 134.  During the period covered by this joint 
     resolution, amounts provided under section 101 for 
     ``Department of Health and Human Services--Office of the 
     Secretary--Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund'' 
     may be obligated at a rate necessary to assure timely 
     execution of planned advanced research and development 
     contracts pursuant to section 319L of the Public Health 
     Service Act, to remain available until expended, for expenses 
     necessary to support advanced research and development 
     pursuant to section 319L of the Public Health Service Act (42 
     U.S.C. 247d-7e) and other administrative expenses of the 
     Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority.
       Sec. 135.  Notwithstanding any other provision of this 
     joint resolution, there is appropriated for payment to Bonnie 
     Englebardt Lautenberg, widow of Frank R. Lautenberg, late a 
     Senator from New Jersey, $174,000.
       Sec. 136.  Notwithstanding section 101, amounts are 
     provided for ``Department of Veterans Affairs--Departmental 
     Administration--General Operating Expenses, Veterans Benefits 
     Administration'' at a rate for operations of $2,455,490,000.
       Sec. 137.  The authority provided by the penultimate 
     proviso under the heading ``Department of Housing and Urban 
     Development--Rental Assistance Demonstration'' in division C 
     of Public Law 112-55 shall continue in effect through the 
     date specified in section 106(3) of this joint resolution.
        This joint resolution may be cited as the ``Continuing 
     Appropriations Resolution, 2014''.
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  SA 1975. Mr. REID proposed an amendment to amendment SA 1974 proposed 
by Mr. Reid to the joint resolution H.J. Res. 59, making continuing 
appropriations for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes; as 
follows:

       At the end, add the following:
       This Act shall become effective 1 day after enactment.
                                 ______
                                 
  SA 1976. Mr. REID proposed an amendment to the joint resolution H.J. 
Res. 59, making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2014, and for 
other purposes; as follows:

       At the end, add the following:
       This Act shall become effective 4 days after enactment.
                                 ______
                                 
  SA 1977. Mr. REID proposed an amendment to amendment SA 1976 proposed 
by Mr. Reid to the joint resolution H.J. Res. 59, making continuing 
appropriations for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes; as 
follows:

       In the amendment, strike ``4 days'' and insert ``3 days''.
                                 ______
                                 
  SA 1978. Mr. REID proposed an amendment to amendment SA 1977 proposed 
by Mr. Reid to the amendment SA 1976 proposed by Mr. Reid to the joint 
resolution H.J. Res. 59, making continuing appropriations for fiscal 
year 2014, and for other purposes; as follows:

       In the amendment, strike ``3 days'' and insert ``2 days''.
                                 ______
                                 
  SA 1979. Mr. COATS (for himself and Mr. McConnell) submitted an 
amendment intended to be proposed by him to the joint resolution H.J. 
Res. 59, making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2014, and for 
other purposes; which was ordered to lie on the table; as follows:

       At the appropriate place, insert the following:

                       TITLE_--HEALTH PROVISIONS

             Subtitle A--Fairness for American Families Act

     SEC. __01. SHORT TITLE.

       This Subtitle may be cited as the ``Fairness for American 
     Families Act''.

     SEC. __02. DELAY IN APPLICATION OF INDIVIDUAL HEALTH 
                   INSURANCE MANDATE.

       (a) In General.--Section 5000A(a) of the Internal Revenue 
     Code of 1986 is amended by striking ``2013'' and inserting 
     ``2014''.
       (b) Conforming Amendments.--
       (1) Section 5000A(c)(2)(B) of the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 is amended--
       (A) by striking ``2014'' in clause (i) and inserting 
     ``2015'', and
       (B) by striking ``2015'' in clauses (ii) and (iii) and 
     inserting ``2016''.
       (2) Section 5000A(c)(3)(B) of such Code is amended--
       (A) by striking ``2014'' and inserting ``2015'', and
       (B) by striking ``2015'' (prior to amendment by 
     subparagraph (A)) and inserting ``2016''.
       (3) Section 5000A(c)(3)(D) of such Code is amended--
       (A) by striking ``2016'' and inserting ``2017'', and
       (B) by striking ``2015'' and inserting ``2016''.
       (4) Section 5000A(e)(1)(D) of such Code is amended--
       (A) by striking ``2014'' and inserting ``2015'', and
       (B) by striking ``2013'' and inserting ``2014''.
       (c) Effective Date.--The amendments made by this section 
     shall take effect as if included in section 1501 of the 
     Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

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              Subtitle B--Authority for Mandate Delay Act

     SEC. __11. SHORT TITLE.

       This subtitle may be cited as the ``Authority for Mandate 
     Delay Act''.

     SEC. __12. DELAY IN APPLICATION OF EMPLOYER HEALTH INSURANCE 
                   MANDATE.

       (a) In General.--Section 1513(d) of the Patient Protection 
     and Affordable Care Act is amended by striking ``December 31, 
     2013'' and inserting ``December 31, 2014''.
       (b) Reporting Requirements.--
       (1) Reporting by employers.--Section 1514(d) of the Patient 
     Protection and Affordable Care Act is amended by striking 
     ``December 31, 2013'' and inserting ``December 31, 2014''.
       (2) Reporting by insurance providers.--Section 1502(e) of 
     the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is amended by 
     striking ``2013'' and inserting ``2014''.
       (c) Effective Date.--The amendments made by this section 
     shall take effect as if included in the provision of the 
     Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to which they 
     relate.
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  SA 1980. Mr. FLAKE (for himself, Mr. Coburn, and Mr. Johnson of 
Wisconsin) submitted an amendment intended to be proposed by him to the 
joint resolution H.J. Res. 59, making continuing appropriations for 
fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes; which was ordered to lie on 
the table; as follows:

       At the appropriate place, insert the following:

     SEC. ____. ADJUSTMENT OF DISCRETIONARY SPENDING CAPS AND 
                   DISCRETIONARY SPENDING.

       (a) Discretionary Spending Caps.--Section 251(c)(3) of the 
     Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (2 
     U.S.C. 901(c)(3)) is amended to read as follows:
       ``(3) for fiscal year 2014, for the discretionary category, 
     $967,473,000,000 in new budget authority;''.
       (b) Rescission.--There is rescinded the applicable 
     percentage (as specified in subsection (c)) of--
       (1) the budget authority provided (or obligation limit 
     imposed) for fiscal year 2014 for any discretionary 
     appropriations account under this joint resolution;
       (2) the budget authority provided in any advance 
     appropriation for fiscal year 2014 for any discretionary 
     appropriations account (excluding any account funded under 
     section 111 of this joint resolution) in any prior fiscal 
     year appropriation Act; and
       (3) the contract authority provided in fiscal year 2014 for 
     any program subject to limitation incorporated or otherwise 
     contained under this joint resolution.
       (c) Applicable Percentage.--
       (1) In general.--Except as provided in paragraph (2), for 
     purposes of subsection (b), the applicable percentage shall 
     be 0 percent.
       (2) Breach.--If, for fiscal year 2014, the annualized 
     amount of new budget authority provided under this joint 
     resolution exceeds the discretionary spending limit under 
     section 251(c)(3) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency 
     Deficit Control Act, as amended by subsection (a) of this 
     section, and as adjusted in strict conformity with section 
     251(b) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control 
     Act of 1985 (2 U.S.C. 901(b)), not later than 10 days after 
     the date of enactment of this Act, the Director of the Office 
     of Management and Budget shall--
       (A) increase the applicable percentage for purposes of 
     subsection (b) by such amount as is necessary to eliminate 
     the amount of the excess of such limit; and
       (B) implement a rescission under subsection (b).
       (3) Discretionary spending limit.--
       (A) In general.--The calculation of the discretionary 
     spending limits for fiscal year 2014 in the report entitled 
     ``OMB Sequestration Preview Report to the President and 
     Congress for Fiscal Year 2014 and OMB Report to the Congress 
     on the Joint Committee Reductions for Fiscal Year 2014'' 
     issued by the Office of Management and Budget on April 10, 
     2013 and the corrected version of such report issued on May 
     20, 2013 shall have no force or effect with respect to 
     amounts made available for fiscal year 2014 under this joint 
     resolution or any other provision of law.
       (B) Application of discretionary spending limits.--For 
     purposes of applying the Balanced Budget and Emergency 
     Deficit Control Act of 1985 (2 U.S.C. 900 et seq.) in 
     relation to amounts made available for fiscal year 2014 under 
     this joint resolution or any other provision of law--
       (i) subject to adjustment in strict conformance with 
     section 251(b) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit 
     Control Act of 1985 (2 U.S.C. 901(b)), the discretionary 
     spending limit shall be the amount specified in paragraph (3) 
     of section 251(c) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency 
     Deficit Control Act of 1985 (2 U.S.C. 901(c)), as amended by 
     subsection (a); and
       (ii) the Office of Management and Budget shall not 
     implement any calculation relating to or any reduction of the 
     amount specified in paragraph (3) of section 251(c) of the 
     Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (2 
     U.S.C. 901(c)) under section 251A of such Act.
       (C) Direct spending.--Nothing in this section shall modify 
     the reduction in direct spending for fiscal year 2014 under 
     section 251A(8) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit 
     Control Act of 1985 (2 U.S.C. 901a(8)).
       (d) Application of Rescission.--Any rescission under 
     subsection (b) shall be applied proportionately--
       (1) to each discretionary appropriations account and each 
     item of budget authority described in such subsection; and
       (2) within each such account and item, to each program, 
     project, and activity (which shall be determined as such 
     programs, projects, and activities are delineated in the 
     applicable appropriation Act or accompanying reports covering 
     such account or item).
       (e) Reporting.--Not later than 30 days after the date of 
     enactment of this Act, the Director of the Office of 
     Management and Budget shall submit to the Committee on 
     Appropriations of the Senate and the Committee on 
     Appropriations of the House of Representatives and make 
     publicly available online a report specifying the account and 
     amount of each rescission made under this section.
       (f) Definitions.--In this section, the terms ``account'', 
     ``budget authority'', and ``discretionary appropriations'' 
     have the meanings given such terms under section 250 of the 
     Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (2 
     U.S.C. 900).
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  SA 1981. Mr. REID (for Mr. Alexander) proposed an amendment to the 
bill S. 252, to reduce preterm labor and delivery and the risk of 
pregnancy-related deaths and complications due to pregnancy, and to 
reduce infant mortality caused by prematurity; as follows:

       On page 3, strike lines 14 and 15, insert the following: 
     ``amended by striking `$5,000,000' and all that follows 
     through `2011.' and inserting `$1,880,000 for each of fiscal 
     years 2014 through 2018.' ''.
       On page 5, strike lines 13 and 14, and insert the 
     following:
       ``(2) in subsection (c), by striking `$5,000,000' and all 
     that follows through `2011.' and inserting `$1,900,000 for 
     each of fiscal years 2014 through 2018.' ''.

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