FAMILIES AND DOMESTIC RELATIONS

related term(s)

Children and Youth

Addresses

Joint Congressional Address: President Trump, S1495S1498 [28FE]

Amendments

Abortion: prohibit taxpayer funded abortions (H.R. 7), consideration (H. Res. 55), H631 [24JA]

Dept. of HHS: disapprove rule on compliance with title X requirements by family planning project recipients in selecting subrecipients to provide services (H.J. Res. 43), consideration (H. Res. 123), H1198 [15FE]

___establish a National Family Caregiving Strategy (S. 1028), S6139, S6140, S6143 [26SE]

___extend the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (H.R. 2824), H7510, H7511, H7512, H7513, H7514 [26SE]

___extend the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (H.R. 2824), consideration (H. Res. 533), H7503 [26SE]

Dept. of Justice: improve Public Safety Officers' Benefits Program through weekly online updates on pending claims, reporting on aggregate statistics on claims, and reducing wait times for receipt of compensation (S. 419), S2969 [16MY]

Dept. of Veterans Affairs: clarify conditions under which veterans, their spouses, and children may be adjudicated mentally incompetent relative to their ability to purchase firearms (H.R. 1181), consideration (H. Res. 198), H2099 [16MR]

Taxation: use of budget reconciliation to reform the Federal tax code (H.R. 1), S7408, S7409, S7410, S7411, S7412, S7413, S7414, S7415, S7416, S7468, S7469, S7470, S7471, S7472, S7473, S7474, S7475, S7477, S7478, S7479, S7481, S7484, S7486, S7487, S7489 [29NO], S7568, S7569, S7571, S7572, S7573, S7574, S7575, S7576, S7577, S7578, S7579, S7581, S7584, S7588, S7589, S7590, S7591, S7592, S7593, S7594, S7595, S7596, S7597, S7598, S7599, S7600, S7601, S7606, S7609, S7610, S7611, S7612, S7615, S7619, S7620, S7623, S7625, S7626, S7627, S7628, S7635, S7636, S7637, S7638, S7640, S7645, S7646, S7647, S7648, S7649 [30NO], S7700, S7701, S7704, S7707, S7711, S7721, S7722, S7723, S7724, S7725, S7726, S7727, S7729, S7730, S7731, S7743, S7755, S7756, S7757, S7758, S7805 [1DE]

___use of budget reconciliation to reform the Federal tax code (H.R. 1), consideration (H. Res. 619), H9278 [15NO]

Appointments

Conferees: H.R. 1, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, S7925 [7DE], H9613 [4DE], H9641 [5DE]

Articles and editorials

Cohen_Trump Budget Hurts African-Americans, E362 [22MR]

College Presidents_Protect Our Students, Pass the Dream Act, E1495 [2NO]

Does Obamacare Provide Federal Subsidies for Elective Abortions?, H622 [24JA]

Fewer Americans Would Be Insured With G.O.P. Plan Than With Simple Repeal, H2262 [21MR]

Five Myths About DACA, S5192 [12SE]

Give Our Veterans Considering Suicide Help, Not a Gun, H2110 [16MR]

How Tax Reform Will Lift the Economy, S7323 [27NO]

Message to Congress_Don't Make the Same Mistake We Did in Kansas, H8247 [26OC]

Microsoft President to Trump_To Deport a DREAMer, You'll Have To Go Through Us, H6690 [6SE]

More ACA Plans To Come With No Premiums in 2018, S6997 [2NO]

Paid Family Leave Is the Investment of a Lifetime, E162 [7FE]

People's Budget, Not Trump's Budget, Will Help Working Americans, H3319 [3MY]

Real Cost of War, H8527 [7NO]

Republican Tax Plan's Five Worst Dangers, H9404 [16NO]

Republican Tax Plans Put Corporations Over People, H9389 [16NO]

Senate Republicans Take the First Step To Defund Planned Parenthood, H1273 [16FE]

Stand With Families Affected by Asbestos, and Help Kill FACT Act, H1992 [9MR]

Study_Abortion Rate Falls to Record Lows, H630 [24JA]

Trump Should Not Repeal DACA, E1152 [1SE]

When Loved Ones Die, Their Identity Is There for the Taking, H7360 [13SE]

Bills and resolutions

Abortion: limit restrictions on the provision of abortion services to protect a women's right to determine whether and when to bear a child or end a pregnancy (see S. 510), S1577 [2MR] (see H.R. 1322), H1527 [2MR]

___prohibit Federal funding to entities that do not certify they will not perform, or provide any funding to any other entity that performs, abortions (see H.R. 853), H976 [3FE]

___prohibit taxpayer funded abortions (see S. 184), S360 [20JA] (see H.R. 7), H542 [13JA]

___prohibit taxpayer funded abortions (H.R. 7), consideration (see H. Res. 55), H607 [23JA]

___require parental notification and intervention for minors seeking an abortion (see H.R. 2956), H4992 [20JN]

Afterschool Alliance (organization): support goals and ideals of Lights on Afterschool! event (see S. Res. 297), S6642 [19OC]

AID: implement policies to end preventable maternal, newborn, and child deaths globally (see S. 1730), S4767 [2AU]

___implement policies to end preventable maternal and child deaths globally within a generation (see H.R. 4022), H7974 [11OC]

Airports: provide for private lactation areas in the terminals of large and medium hub airports (see S. 1110), S2916 [11MY] (see H.R. 2375), H4177 [4MY]

Armed Forces: authorize spouses of servicemembers to elect to use the same residences as the servicemembers (see H.R. 282), H95 [4JA] (see H.R. 578), H546 [13JA]

___ensure women members and their families have access to contraception and family planning (see S. 957), S2615 [27AP] (see H.R. 2180), H2896 [26AP]

___expand preventive health care services under the TRICARE program (see H.R. 1433), H1947 [8MR]

___extend military commissary and exchange store privileges to certain veterans who have been awarded the Purple Heart and to their dependents (see H.R. 2704), H4604 [25MY]

___facilitate naturalization and removal of conditional immigration status of military personnel and their families (see H.R. 2346), H3323 [3MY]

___facilitate replacement of military decorations for relatives of deceased members (see H.R. 406), H298 [10JA]

___grant family of members temporary annual leave during deployment of such members (see H.R. 2837), H4817 [8JN]

___issue ``Gold Star Families Forever Stamp'' to honor sacrifices of families who have lost a loved one in combat (see S. 342), S967 [6FE]

___prohibit provision of unpaid compensation and benefits to members found guilty of desertion and provide such back pay to families of members killed or injured while on search and rescue missions (see H.R. 4413), H9376 [15NO] (see H.R. 4437), H9425 [16NO]

___provide a period for relocation of spouses and dependents of certain members undergoing a permanent change of station in order to ease and facilitate the relocation of military families (see H.R. 279), H95 [4JA]

___provide flexibility in housing treatment of families of members undergoing a permanent change of station by allowing them to leave early or remain at their current duty station for up to six months (see S. 1154), S3009 [17MY] (see H.R. 2487), H4310 [17MY]

___provide for issuance of Gold Star Installation Access Card to next of kin of members who die while serving and ensure that remarried surviving spouses with children remain eligible for benefits (see S. 2088), S7062 [7NO] (see H.R. 3897), H7670 [2OC]

___provide legal assistance to junior enlisted personnel and their dependents in connection with personal civil legal affairs (see H.R. 412), H298 [10JA]

___provide permanent appropriations for death gratuities and related survivor benefits for survivors of deceased members in the event of lapsed appropriations (see H.R. 1928), H2751 [5AP]

___provide that members and spouses have the same rights regarding receipt of firearms at the location of any duty station (see S. 394), S1218 [15FE] (see H.R. 256), H94 [4JA]

___reimburse members for amounts paid by a spouse for new State license or certification required due to permanent change in duty station of such member to another State and encourage State license portability (see H.R. 1796), H2559 [29MR]

___require additional disclosures by creditors when lending to members and their dependents (see H.R. 2697), H4604 [25MY]

___require an element in pre-separation counseling for members on assistance and support services for caregivers of certain veterans through the Dept. of Veterans Affairs (see S. 165), S342 [17JA]

___require annual report on participation in Transition Assistance Program (see S. 1789), S5114 [11SE]

___require information in pre-separation counseling on assistance and support services for caregivers of certain veterans through the Dept. of Veterans Affairs (see S. 1378), S3606 [19JN]

___require prompt reporting of any member convicted of domestic violence offenses under the Uniform Code of Military Conduct to National Instant Criminal Background Check System for legal firearms purchases (see S. 2094), S7109 [8NO] (see S. 2129), S7262 [15NO] (see H.R. 4365), H8697 [9NO] (see H.R. 4639), H9900 [13DE]

Assets for Independence Act: reauthorize and approve applications to operate new demonstration programs, renew existing programs, and enhance program flexibility (see H.R. 271), H95 [4JA]

Bankruptcy: clarify rule allowing discharge as a nonpriority claim of governmental claims arising from disposition of farm assets (see S. 1237), S3211 [25MY]

Benefit Reform and Alignment Commission: establish (see H.R. 1469), H2018 [9MR]

Boys Town (organization): anniversary (see H. Res. 656), H9845 [12DE]

Bureau of Prisons: improve treatment of Federal prisoners who are primary caretaker parents (see S. 1524), S3920 [11JY]

Children and youth: bolster U.S. diplomacy and assistance aimed at ensuring children have permanent, safe, nurturing, and loving families and strengthen intercountry adoption to the U.S. and around the world (see S. 1178), S3041 [18MY] (see H.R. 2532), H4356 [18MY]

___establish or expand and operate programs using a network of public and private community entities to provide mentoring for children in foster care (see H.R. 2952), H4992 [20JN]

___express that child safety is the first priority of custody and visitation adjudications, and that State courts should improve adjudications of custody where family violence is alleged (see H. Con. Res. 72), H6213 [24JY]

___fund family services to help keep children safe and supported at home and ensure children in foster care are placed in the least restrictive, most family-like, and appropriate settings (see H.R. 253), H94 [4JA]

___provide assistance to foster parents and foster children for such children to obtain a driver's license (see H.R. 2512), H4356 [18MY]

___recognize importance of providing services to children of incarcerated parents (see H. Res. 623), H9376 [15NO]

___support a uniform adoption process of children from foster care and promote enactment by all States of the Interstate Compact for the Placement of Children (see H. Res. 41), H299 [10JA]

___support foster youth in successful parenting by reducing unintended pregnancies and promoting the well-being of expectant or parenting foster youth and their children (see H.R. 2682), H4603 [25MY]

CIA: improve death gratuities paid to survivors of certain deceased officers and employees (see H.R. 3193), H5758 [12JY]

Clergy Spouse Appreciation Day: designate (see H. Res. 177), H1594 [7MR]

Commission on Americans Living Abroad: establish (see H.R. 2710), H4605 [25MY]

Constitutional amendments: parental rights relative to upbringing, education, and care of their children (see S.J. Res. 48), S4668 [1AU] (see H.J. Res. 121), H9425 [16NO]

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: establish grant program to establish centers of excellence in financial literacy education for young adults and families (see H.R. 2674), H4603 [25MY]

Correctional institutions: encourage placement of released Federal prisoners in residential re-entry centers near their homes (see H.R. 2612), H4503 [23MY]

___improve effectiveness of Federal prison system for incarcerated pregnant women and mothers by establishing a program of critical-stage, developmental nurseries for children born to inmates (see H.R. 3410), H6464 [26JY]

Courts: prohibit recovery of damages in certain wrongful birth and wrongful life civil actions (see H.R. 684), H685 [24JA]

___strengthen enforcement of spousal court-ordered property distributions (see H.R. 2829), H4816 [8JN]

Crime: prohibit taking minors across State lines to avoid State laws requiring parental notification of abortions (see S. 224), S445 [24JA] (see S. 1173), S3041 [18MY] (see H.R. 692), H685 [24JA]

Dept. of Agriculture: provide that certain students who are family caregivers are eligible to participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (see S. 1708), S4766 [2AU]

___strengthen Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program for families, adults looking for work, seniors, and the disabled (see H.R. 1276), H1462 [1MR]

Dept. of Defense: enhance military childcare programs and activities (see S. 1434), S3765 [26JN]

___extend duration of Military OneSource Program services for Armed Forces members upon their separation or retirement (see H.R. 3319), H6041 [19JY]

___implement military residential window safety requirements to protect against unintentional falls by young children (see H.R. 3049), H5139 [23JN]

___permit dependents of retired Armed Forces members who reside in military housing to attend Dept. of Defense elementary and secondary schools (see H.R. 886), H1012 [6FE]

Dept. of Education: authorize borrowers to separate joint consolidation loans into two separate loans (see S. 1384), S3650 [20JN] (see H.R. 2949), H4992 [20JN]

___clarify when an independent college student without dependents is considered to have an expected family contribution equal to zero (see H.R. 4402), H9376 [15NO]

___establish a Teacher Advisory Committee and a Parents and Families Advisory Committee (see H.R. 3246), H5884 [14JY]

___improve structure of Federal Pell Grant Program by providing for mandatory funding and reinstating and expanding eligibility for certain students (see S. 1136), S2964 [16MY] (see H.R. 2451), H4221 [16MY]

___prohibit institutions of higher education from denying students admission on the basis of immigration or naturalization status (see H.R. 2071), H2787 [6AP]

___provide alternative identity verification procedures for individuals applying for Federal student assistance (see H.R. 2072), H2787 [6AP]

___provide assistance to the immediate family of a teacher or other school employee killed in an act of violence while performing school duties (see H.R. 167), H42 [3JA]

___provide block grants to States to establish elementary and secondary education voucher programs to allow for school choice (see H.R. 610), H608 [23JA]

___provide Direct PLUS Loan forgiveness for parents of disabled students (see H.R. 2270), H3002 [1MY]

___provide Federal Pell Grants to Iraq and Afghanistan veterans' dependents (see S. 1125), S2932 [15MY]

___provide greater support to college students with dependents by increasing access to on-campus child care (see S. 1690), S4667 [1AU] (see H.R. 3463), H6515 [27JY]

___provide guidance on how dependent students with noncitizen parents without Social Security numbers may obtain Federal student assistance for college (see H.R. 2070), H2787 [6AP]

___provide military spouses who participate in the teacher loan forgiveness program a waiver from consecutive years of service requirement if their spouse is relocated pursuant to military orders (see H.R. 2919), H4937 [15JN]

___provide students with disabilities and their families with access to critical information needed to select the right college and succeed once enrolled (see S. 1295), S3294 [6JN] (see H.R. 2782), H4646 [6JN]

___reduce interest rate caps, eliminate loan origination fees, and provide for refinancing of loans under the Federal Direct Loan Program (see S. 1521), S3885 [10JY] (see H.R. 3390), H6298 [25JY]

___remove barriers to higher education for homeless and foster youth by improving financial aid process and outreach programs and providing in-State tuition and access to housing resources (see S. 1795), S5215 [12SE] (see H.R. 3740), H7312 [12SE]

___simplify the college financial aid application process (see H.R. 2015), H2785 [6AP]

___update postsecondary student data system to ensure students and families have access to accurate and complete information on student outcomes (see S. 1121), S2932 [15MY] (see H.R. 2434), H4221 [16MY]

Dept. of HHS: address health, hygiene, and limited child care options available for infants and toddlers who lack sufficient diapers (see H.R. 1143), H1299 [16FE]

___allow States that provide foster care for children up to age 21 to serve former foster youths through age 23 under the John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program (see S. 1215), S3145 [24MY]

___amend certain abstinence education programs relative to a youth empowerment program (see H.R. 3900), H7671 [2OC]

___authorize grants for the support of caregivers (see S. 1606), S4116 [20JY]

___authorize grants for training and support services for Alzheimer's disease patients and their families (see H.R. 2972), H5047 [21JN]

___authorize grants for training and support services for families and caregivers of people living with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia (see S. 311), S745 [6FE]

___authorize grants to develop and implement statewide or tribal post-adoption and post-legal guardianship mental health service programs for children who are adopted or placed in legal guardianship (see H.R. 3490), H6516 [27JY]

___disapprove rule on compliance with title X requirements by family planning project recipients in selecting subrecipients to provide services (see S.J. Res. 13), S490 [30JA] (see H.J. Res. 39, 43), H744 [30JA]

___disapprove rule on compliance with title X requirements by family planning project recipients in selecting subrecipients to provide services (H.J. Res. 43), consideration (see H. Res. 123), H1183 [14FE]

___encourage kinship guardian placements and support payment rate equity for such placements, improve oversight of State child welfare programs, and strengthen data on child fatalities from maltreatment (see S. 1964), S6403 [16OC]

___engage more Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program recipients in activities leading to employment and self-sufficiency and simplify State administration of work requirements (see H.R. 1352), H1529 [2MR]

___ensure women who access federally funded family planning services are given pregnancy option counseling including professional adoption counseling (see H.R. 3231), H5831 [13JY]

___establish a national assessment standard for evaluating prospective foster and adoptive parents and a national registry to improve matching of foster and adoptive children with families (see S. 684), S1890 [21MR] (see H.R. 1650), H2286 [21MR]

___establish a National Family Caregiving Strategy (see S. 1028), S2721 [3MY] (see H.R. 3759), H7382 [13SE]

___expand and enhance adult day programs for people with multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, and other neurological diseases or conditions to improve respite services for caregivers (see H.R. 325), H180 [5JA]

___extend the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (see H.R. 2824), H4816 [8JN]

___extend the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (H.R. 2824), consideration (see H. Res. 533), H7485 [25SE]

___identify model standards for licensing foster family homes, require States adhere to such standards, and grant States authority to waive certain non-safety standards for relative foster family caregivers (see H.R. 2866), H4818 [8JN]

___improve Head Start Program by assisting young children who experience higher barriers to learning due to chronic stress, neglect, hunger, abuse, or trauma outside of school (see H.R. 737), H743 [30JA]

___improve John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program (see H.R. 2847), H4817 [8JN]

___modify Federal Parent Locator Service to improve search functions and include State responsible father registry search functions (see H.R. 3092), H5295 [28JN]

___prioritize treatment of addicted minors, and individuals responsible for caring for dependent minors who are at risk of entering the foster care system, in substance abuse treatment and recovery programs (see H.R. 4388), H9254 [14NO]

___prohibit Federal family planning grants from being awarded to any entity that performs abortions (see H.R. 217), H44 [3JA]

___promote child care and early learning (see S. 1806), S5742 [14SE] (see H.R. 3773), H7421 [14SE]

___provide cardiomyopathy education, awareness, and risk assessment materials and resources, identify more at-risk families, and authorize research and surveillance activities relative to cardiomyopathy (see H.R. 3880), H7635 [28SE]

___provide for sexual health education of young people, including promotion of healthy relationships and prevention of unintended pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections, and dating violence (see S. 1653), S4426 [27JY] (see H.R. 3602), H6575 [28JY]

___provide grants to promote responsible fatherhood and strengthen low-income families (see H.R. 3465), H6515 [27JY]

___provide incentives for improving pre-placement and mental health services for adopted children and families adopting out of foster care (see H.R. 3491), H6516 [27JY]

___reauthorize Administration on Aging Lifespan Respite Care Program (see S. 1188), S3042 [18MY] (see H.R. 2535), H4357 [18MY]

___reauthorize Healthy Start for Infants Program (see H.R. 3842), H7533 [26SE]

___reauthorize Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (see S. 1829), S5860 [19SE] (see H.R. 3525), H6572 [28JY]

___repeal provision prohibiting sponsorship of research on gun violence (see H.R. 1478), H2018 [9MR]

___require certain family planning projects and programs to provide pamphlets containing adoption center contact information (see H.R. 4507), H9569 [30NO]

___require certain standards and enforcement provisions to prevent child abuse and neglect in residential programs (see H.R. 3024), H5109 [22JN]

___require States to adopt a centralized system to expedite placement of children in foster care or guardianship, or for adoption, across State lines, and provide grants to States to develop such a system (see S. 1257), S3212 [25MY] (see H.R. 2742), H4606 [25MY]

Dept. of Homeland Security: prohibit funding to apprehend, detain, or remove aliens who were granted deferred action under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program if lost status was solely due to Executive action (see H.R. 1487), H2018 [9MR]

___protect information submitted pursuant to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (see S. 229), S445 [24JA] (see H.R. 532), H543 [13JA] (see H.R. 3695), H7181 [7SE]

___provide temporary relief from deportation and work authorization through provisional protected presence for eligible Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program participants (see S. 127, 128), S314 [12JA] (see H.R. 496), H470 [12JA]

Dept. of HUD: develop local strategies to coordinate use of assistance for low-income housing residents with public and private resources to enable families to achieve economic independence and self-sufficiency (see S. 1344), S3456 [13JN] (see H.R. 4258), H8522 [6NO]

___exclude certain veteran disability payments from income when determining housing assistance programs eligibility (see H.R. 4322), H8695 [9NO]

___provide assistance to eligible nonprofit organizations for specialized housing and supportive services to elderly persons who are the primary caregivers of related children (see H.R. 1260), H1392 [28FE]

___provide for additional lead-based paint poisoning prevention procedures for families with children under a certain age (see S. 1845), S5860 [19SE]

Dept. of Justice: amend Missing Children's Assistance Act relative to National Child Identification Program (see H.R. 3884), H7635 [28SE]

___award grants to prevent or alleviate community violence by providing education, mentoring, and counseling services to children, teachers, families, and community leaders on principles of nonviolence (see H.R. 3908), H7671 [2OC]

___condition a State's eligibility for grants under the National Criminal History Improvement Program on compliance with certain requirements relative to increasing reporting of domestic violence records (see H.R. 4183), H8293 [31OC]

___establish a grant program to encourage States to adopt firearms transfer and possession policies to prevent domestic violence perpetrators from possessing firearms (see S. 2045), S6923 [31OC]

___improve Public Safety Officers' Benefits Program through weekly online updates on pending claims, reporting on aggregate statistics on claims, and reducing wait times for receipt of compensation (see S. 419), S1304 [16FE]

___promote pro bono legal services as a critical way to empower survivors of domestic violence (see S. 717), S1974 [23MR] (see H.R. 1762), H2516 [28MR]

___reauthorize Missing Alzheimer's Disease Patient Alert Program and promote initiatives to reduce risk of injury and death from wandering characteristics of some children with autism (see S. 2070), S7001 [2NO] (see H.R. 4221), H8443 [2NO]

___study whether an individual's history of domestic violence can be used to determine the likelihood of such individual committing a mass shooting (see H.R. 4290), H8597 [7NO]

Dept. of Labor: prioritize provision of services to homeless veterans with dependent children in carrying out homeless veterans reintegration programs (see H.R. 107), H40 [3JA]

___provide reasonable break time at the workplace for nursing mothers (see S. 2122), S7213 [14NO] (see H.R. 3255), H5884 [14JY]

Dept. of State: replace Diversity Immigrant Visa Program with a new program in which an immigrant visa can be obtained by paying a fee with proceeds used to fund border security (see H.R. 2724), H4605 [25MY]

___report on progress of certain European countries on the return of, or restitution for, wrongfully confiscated or transferred Holocaust-era assets (see S. 447), S1447 [27FE] (see H.R. 1226), H1354 [27FE]

Dept. of the Interior: improve housing conditions and promote useful land uses within tribal communities (see S. 1275), S3212 [25MY]

Dept. of Veterans Affairs: adjust effective date of certain reductions and discontinuances of dependency and indemnity compensation (see H.R. 1495), H2051 [10MR]

___allow survivors of deceased servicemembers, who had Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Program benefits transferred to them, to reallocate those benefits to other designated survivors (see S. 1330), S3362 [8JN]

___apply Yellow Ribbon G.I. Education Enhancement Program to active duty servicemembers, Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry scholarship recipients, and programs pursued on half-time basis or less (see S. 798), S2152 [30MR]

___authorize per diem payments under comprehensive service programs for homeless veterans to furnish care to dependents of homeless veterans (see S. 112), S313 [12JA]

___authorize transfer of unused Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Program benefits to additional dependents upon the death of the originally designated dependent (see S. 410), S1304 [16FE] (see H.R. 1112), H1297 [16FE]

___clarify conditions under which veterans, their spouses, and children may be adjudicated mentally incompetent relative to their ability to purchase firearms (see H.R. 629), H682 [24JA] (see H.R. 1181), H1301 [16FE]

___clarify conditions under which veterans, their spouses, and children may be adjudicated mentally incompetent relative to their ability to purchase firearms (H.R. 1181), consideration (see H. Res. 198), H2081 [15MR]

___clarify eligibility of children of Vietnam veterans born with spina bifida for benefits (see H.R. 2891), H4912 [13JN]

___clarify that caregivers for veterans with serious illnesses are eligible for assistance and support services (see H.R. 1618), H2183 [17MR]

___clarify that the estate of a deceased veteran may receive certain accrued benefits upon the death of the veteran (see H.R. 814), H877 [1FE]

___clarify which children to whom entitlement to educational assistance may be transferred under the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Program (see H.R. 4346), H8696 [9NO]

___enhance treatment of small businesses owned by veterans after the death of disabled veteran owners for purposes of contracting goals and preferences (see H.R. 971), H1082 [7FE]

___ensure children of homeless veterans are included in the calculation of certain per diem grant amounts (see H.R. 4099), H8143 [24OC]

___ensure repayment of misused benefits of veterans with fiduciaries and establish an appeals process for determinations of veterans' mental capacity (see H.R. 105), H40 [3JA]

___establish a continuing medical education program for non-departmental medical professionals who treat veterans and their families (see S. 1319), S3362 [8JN]

___establish a pilot program to improve access to supportive services and community coordination for families of disabled veterans (see H.R. 418), H298 [10JA]

___expand eligibility for, and benefits under, the family caregiver assistance program and enhance compensation for uniformed services members requiring assistance in everyday life (see S. 591), S1742 [9MR] (see H.R. 1472), H2018 [9MR]

___expand eligibility for the program of comprehensive assistance for family caregivers (see H.R. 1802), H2596 [30MR]

___extend programs assisting homeless veterans and other veterans with special needs (see H.R. 104), H40 [3JA]

___furnish medically necessary transportation for newborn children of certain women veterans (see S. 2131), S7262 [15NO]

___improve access to child care for certain veterans receiving health care at a departmental facility (see H.R. 95), H40 [3JA] (see H.R. 3368), H6212 [24JY]

___improve benefits and services for women veterans (see S. 681), S1890 [21MR] (see H.R. 2452), H4221 [16MY]

___improve care provided to newborn children (see S. 970), S2615 [27AP] (see H.R. 907), H1079 [7FE]

___improve dependency and indemnity compensation for survivors of certain totally disabled veterans (see H.R. 888), H1012 [6FE]

___improve enrollment of veterans in certain educational courses (see S. 764), S2099 [29MR] (see H.R. 1793), H2558 [29MR]

___improve process for determining the eligibility of caregivers of veterans to certain benefits (see H.R. 1910), H2751 [5AP]

___improve provision of health care for women veterans (see S. 804), S2175 [3AP] (see H.R. 93), H40 [3JA]

___improve provision of services and benefits for veterans who experience domestic violence or sexual assault (see S. 1111), S2916 [11MY]

___increase rates of survivors' and dependents' educational assistance (see H.R. 1956), H2753 [5AP]

___make grants to eligible organizations to provide transition assistance to members of the Armed Forces recently separated from active duty and their spouses (see H.R. 3965), H7886 [5OC]

___provide for a consistent eligibility date for provision of memorial headstones and markers for eligible spouses and dependent children of veterans whose remains are unavailable (see H.R. 3656), H6611 [18AU]

___provide for headstones and markers for, and interment in national cemeteries of, deceased spouses and dependent children of members of the Armed Forces serving on active duty (see H.R. 4335), H8695 [9NO]

___provide headstones and markers for graves of spouses and children of veterans who are buried in tribal cemeteries (see H.R. 3657), H6611 [18AU]

___repeal requirement for reduction of survivor annuities under the Survivor Benefit Plan to offset the receipt of veterans' dependency and indemnity compensation (see S. 339), S867 [6FE] (see H.R. 846), H975 [3FE]

___require audit and review of caregiver programs (see H.R. 3308), H6041 [19JY]

___revise definition of spouse for purposes of veterans benefits in recognition of new State definitions of spouse (see H.R. 2421), H4190 [11MY]

Depts. of Defense and Veterans Affairs: improve reproductive assistance to severely wounded, ill, or injured Armed Forces members, veterans, and their spouses or partners and make child care program permanent (see S. 700), S1932 [22MR] (see H.R. 1681), H2348 [22MR]

Dia de los Ninos_Celebrating Young Americans: designate (see S. Res. 146), S2616 [27AP] (see H. Res. 292), H2941 [27AP]

Discrimination: prohibit in adoption or foster care placements based on sexual orientation, gender identification, or marital status of any prospective parent or the child involved (see S. 1303), S3328 [7JN] (see H.R. 2640), H4568 [24MY]

Diseases and disorders: recognize importance of a continued commitment to ending pediatric HIV/AIDS worldwide (see S. Res. 310), S6854 [26OC] (see H. Res. 593), H8270 [26OC]

District of Columbia: reauthorize funding for public schools, charter schools, and the Opportunity Scholarship Program providing private school vouchers (see H.R. 1387), H1592 [7MR]

___recognize lack of full voting rights in Congress for Armed Forces members, National Guard members, reservists, veterans, and their families who are residents (see H. Res. 365), H4607 [25MY]

___recognize lack of full voting rights in Congress for veterans and their families who are residents (see H. Res. 611), H8597 [7NO]

Drugs: improve the well-being of, and improve permanency outcomes for, children and families affected by heroin, opioids, and other substance abuse (see H.R. 2834), H4817 [8JN]

Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day: designate (see S. Res. 28), S490 [30JA]

Education: improve the District of Columbia Opportunity Scholarship Program, expand educational choices for the disabled, and establish a scholarship program for military children (see S. 235), S445 [24JA] (see H.R. 691), H685 [24JA]

Employment: allow Americans to earn paid sick time to address their own health needs and the health needs of their families (see S. 636), S1840 [15MR] (see H.R. 1516), H2058 [13MR]

___allow workers to make requests about schedules without fear of retaliation and ensure employers consider such requests in order to provide more stable and predictable schedules for employees (see S. 1386), S3650 [20JN] (see H.R. 2942), H4992 [20JN]

___permit employees to request, and ensure employers consider requests for, flexible work terms and conditions (see S. 997), S2650 [1MY] (see H.R. 2271), H3002 [1MY]

Esobar, José: express concern for separation from his wife and children as a result of deportation (see H. Res. 492), H6576 [28JY]

Every Kid Outdoors program: establish to provide free access to Federal land and waters to 4th grade students (see S. 1522), S3885 [10JY] (see H.R. 3186), H5432 [11JY]

Family and Medical Leave Act: allow employees to take parental involvement leave for educational and extracurricular activities, and clarify leave may be used for medical needs or to assist elderly relatives (see H.R. 3631), H6576 [28JY]

___allow leave because of the death of a son or daughter (see S. 528), S1603 [6MR] (see H.R. 1560), H2147 [16MR]

___allow leave to care for an adult child, grandchild, or grandparent with a serious health condition (see H.R. 1620), H2183 [17MR]

Federal aid programs: authorize demonstration projects to improve educational and housing outcomes for children (see S. 1949), S6359 [5OC]

Federal employees: ensure personnel assigned to U.S. diplomatic missions are given the opportunity to designate next-of-kin for certain purposes (see H.R. 3791), H7422 [14SE]

___ensure that 6 of the 12 weeks of parental leave made available to a Federal employee shall be paid leave (see S. 362), S1130 [13FE] (see H.R. 1022), H1125 [13FE]

Federal Task Force To Support Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: establish (see S. 1091), S2882 [10MY] (see H.R. 3105), H5373 [29JN]

Firearms: allow family members and close associates of suspected unstable individuals to take legal actions to prevent such individuals from purchasing or possessing firearms (see S. 1212), S3145 [24MY] (see H.R. 2598), H4502 [23MY]

___protect victims of domestic abuse by preventing their abusers from possessing or receiving firearms (see S. 2044), S6923 [31OC] (see H.R. 2670), H4603 [25MY] (see H.R. 4186), H8293 [31OC]

Gold Star Wives Day: designate (see S. Res. 112), S2215 [4AP]

Health: improve patient choice and care by allowing States to adopt market-based options that increase access to affordable insurance and consumer protections and reform health care-related tax provisions (see S. 191), S399 [23JA]

___save and sustain health of mothers during pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum and eliminate disparities in maternal health outcomes for pregnancy-related and pregnancy-associated deaths (see S. 1112), S2916 [11MY] (see H.R. 1318), H1527 [2MR]

Homeless: eliminate homelessness by increasing funding for Federal housing and employment programs (see H. Con. Res. 75), H6576 [28JY]

Housing: provide priority under certain federally assisted housing programs to assisting youths who are aging out of foster care (see S. 1638), S4300 [26JY] (see H.R. 2069), H2787 [6AP]

Immigration: authorize border infrastructure construction, cancel removal and adjust status of certain aliens who are long-term residents and entered U.S. as children, and deport aliens associated with criminal gangs (see S. 1937), S6359 [5OC] (see S. 2199), S7891 [6DE]

___authorize cancellation of removal and adjustment of status of certain aliens who are long-term U.S. residents and who entered the U.S. as children (see S. 1615), S4116 [20JY] (see S. 1852), S5886 [25SE] (see H.R. 1468), H2018 [9MR] (see H.R. 3440), H6466 [26JY] (see H.R. 3591), H6574 [28JY]

___clarify classes of individuals born in the U.S. who are nationals and citizens of the U.S. at birth (see H.R. 140), H41 [3JA]

___eliminate Diversity Immigrant Visa Program, limit President's discretion in setting number of refugees admitted, reduce family-sponsored immigrants, and create a new classification for parents of adult U.S. citizens (see S. 354), S1129 [13FE]

___eliminate the per-country numerical limitation for employment-based immigrants and increase the per-country limitation for family-sponsored immigrants (see S. 281), S655 [2FE] (see H.R. 392), H297 [10JA]

___end Diversity Immigrant Visa Program, focus family-sponsored immigration on spouses and children, and make mandatory and permanent requirements to use electronic employment eligibility verification system (see H.R. 4340), H8696 [9NO]

___establish skills-based immigration points system, focus family-sponsored immigration on spouses and minor children, eliminate Diversity Immigrant Visa Program, and limit number of refugees admitted annually (see S. 1720), S4766 [2AU] (see H.R. 3775), H7421 [14SE]

___exempt children of certain Filipino World War II veterans from numerical limitations on immigrant visas (see H.R. 2635), H4568 [24MY]

___expedite naturalization processes for alien spouses of first responders who die as a result of their employment (see H.R. 1970), H2783 [6AP]

___expedite removal of unaccompanied alien children, implement tough ``credible fear'' standards, and reduce asylum fraud (see H.R. 391), H297 [10JA]

___provide admission of certain sons and daughters of U.S. citizens who served on active duty in the Armed Forces abroad (see H.R. 1520), H2059 [13MR]

___provide discretionary authority to an immigration judge to determine that an alien parent of a U.S. citizen child should not be ordered removed from the U.S. (see H.R. 2508), H4311 [17MY]

___provide for appointment of additional immigration judges (see H.R. 1985), H2784 [6AP]

___reform (see H.R. 3647), H6593 [8AU]

___reform policies relative to family-sponsored immigrants and reduce the number of such immigrants (see H.R. 1149), H1299 [16FE]

___reunite families by reducing visa backlogs and allowing U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents to sponsor their permanent partners for U.S. residence (see H.R. 1036), H1183 [14FE]

Insurance: ensure working families have access to affordable health insurance coverage (see S. 2132), S7262 [15NO]

___increase maximum age for children eligible for medical care under the CHAMPVA program (see S. 423), S1304 [16FE] (see H.R. 92), H40 [3JA]

___provide for a special enrollment period for pregnant women (see H.R. 2745), H4606 [25MY]

IRS: clarify that all Internal Revenue Code provisions shall apply to legally married same-sex couples in the same manner as other married couples (see S. 1715), S4766 [2AU] (see H.R. 4110), H8143 [24OC]

___nullify proposed regulations that would eliminate valuation discounts on liquidation of an interest relative to estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer taxes (see S. 47), S113 [5JA] (see H.R. 308), H179 [5JA]

Kids to Parks Day: designate (see S. Res. 123), S2450 [7AP]

Law enforcement: encourage implementation and enforcement of appropriate and time-sensitive procedures to notify next-of-kin or designated person upon the death or life-threatening emergency of an individual in custody (see H.R. 2115), H2816 [24AP]

Lumber industry: exempt certain children employed in logging or mechanized operations from child labor laws (see S. 655), S1840 [15MR] (see H.R. 1454), H2017 [9MR]

Medicaid: count portions of income from annuities of a community spouse as income available to institutionalized spouses for purposes of medical assistance eligibility (see H.R. 181), H43 [3JA]

___ensure health insurance continuity for former foster youth (see S. 1797), S5215 [12SE]

___provide a standard definition of therapeutic family care services (see S. 1357), S3487 [14JN] (see H.R. 2290), H3066 [2MY]

___provide for a State option to provide for maternal, infant, and early childhood home visiting programs (see H.R. 3291), H5977 [18JY]

Medicare: cover marriage and family therapist services and mental health counselor services (see S. 1879), S6187 [27SE] (see H.R. 3032), H5138 [23JN]

___encourage beneficiaries to voluntarily adopt advance directives guiding the medical care they receive (see S. 1530), S3920 [11JY] (see H.R. 3181), H5432 [11JY]

Members of Congress: prohibit payment of death gratuities to the surviving heirs of deceased Members (see H.R. 3503), H6516 [27JY]

Mental health: address psychological, developmental, social, and emotional needs of children, youth, and families who have experienced trauma (see S. 774), S2099 [29MR] (see H.R. 1757), H2515 [28MR]

Mining and mineral resources: improve occupational safety law compliance, empower workers to raise concerns, prevent workplace tragedies, and establish rights for workplace accident victims and families (see S. 854), S2363 [4AP] (see H.R. 1903), H2750 [5AP]

Missing Children's Assistance Act: amend and improve (see H.R. 1808), H2597 [30MR]

National Adoption Day: support goals and ideals (see S. Res. 331), S7214 [14NO] (see H. Res. 602), H8385 [1NO]

National Adoption Month: support goals and ideals (see S. Res. 331), S7214 [14NO] (see H. Res. 602), H8385 [1NO]

National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week: designate (see S. Res. 277), S6223 [28SE]

National Breastfeeding Month: designate (see S. Res. 246), S4828 [3AU]

National Character Counts Week: designate (see S. Res. 283), S6321 [4OC]

National Diaper Need Awareness Week: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 490), H6576 [28JY]

National Domestic Violence Awareness Month: support goals and ideals (see S. Res. 320), S6970 [1NO] (see H. Res. 594), H8294 [31OC]

National Donate Life Month: support goals and ideals (see S. Res. 152), S2721 [3MY]

National Family Service Learning Week: designate (see S. Res. 259), S5743 [14SE] (see H. Res. 514), H7382 [13SE]

National Family Week: designate (see S. Res. 335), S7297 [16NO]

National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record: provide an amnesty period during which veterans and their families can register certain firearms (see S. 1435), S3765 [26JN] (see H.R. 3054), H5178 [26JN]

National Foster Care Month: designate (see S. Res. 156), S2775 [4MY] (see H. Res. 314), H4178 [4MY]

National Guard: provide compensation and credit for retired pay purposes for maternity leave taken by members of the reserve components (see S. 1721), S4766 [2AU]

National Kinship Care Month: designate (see S. Res. 264), S5860 [19SE] (see H. Res. 531), H7434 [21SE]

National Purebred Dog Day: designate (see S. Res. 144), S2616 [27AP] (see H. Con. Res. 46), H2697 [4AP]

National Runaway Prevention Month: designate (see S. Res. 339), S7297 [16NO]

National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month: designate (see H. Res. 155), H1355 [27FE]

Native Americans: remove certain Native American blood requirements for members of the Five Civilized Tribes of Oklahoma to allow heirs and devisees to title to allotted tribal lands (see H.R. 2606), H4503 [23MY]

___repeal certain obsolete laws relating to Native Americans (see S. 343), S967 [6FE]

Office of Government Ethics: determine if family members of the President have commercial relationships with foreign enterprises or financial institutions and, if so, whether they should be ineligible for a security clearance (see H.R. 2314), H3322 [3MY]

Older Americans Month: designate (see S. Res. 172), S3042 [18MY]

Orlando, FL: anniversary of shooting at Pulse nightclub, express condolences and support for victims and survivors, commend law enforcement and first responders, and stand united against terrorism and hatred (see S. Res. 190), S3396 [12JN] (see H. Res. 380), H4854 [12JN]

Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc.: prohibit funding (see S. 241), S489 [30JA]

___provide for a moratorium on Federal funding relative to provision of abortion services (see H.R. 354), H193 [6JA]

Postal Service: provide that care packages mailed to an Armed Forces member by any family member shall be carried at no cost (see H.R. 3456), H6514 [27JY]

Poverty: establish programs to improve family economic security by breaking cycle of multigenerational poverty (see S. 435), S1305 [16FE]

Presidential appointments: clarify application of restriction on appointment of relatives to a position in the Federal Government (see H.R. 567), H545 [13JA]

Public buildings: provide a lactation room in public buildings (see S. 1497), S3858 [29JN] (see H.R. 1174), H1300 [16FE]

Public welfare programs: authorize States to test methods of program integration and coordination of services to move individuals and families towards self-sufficiency, reduce welfare dependence, and increase work and earnings (see H.R. 2249), H2971 [28AP]

___conduct demonstration projects to provide coordinated case management services for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program recipients (see S. 2025), S6854 [26OC] (see H.R. 4167), H8274 [27OC]

___ensure that mental health screenings and assessments are provided to children and youth upon entry into foster care (see S. 439), S1396 [16FE] (see H.R. 1069), H1242 [15FE]

___express that welfare programs discourage marriage and hurt the institution of the family (see H. Res. 399), H5048 [21JN]

___help individuals receiving assistance under means-tested welfare programs obtain self-sufficiency, provide spending information and limits on such programs, and prohibit Federal funding of abortions (see S. 1290), S3242 [5JN] (see H.R. 2832), H4817 [8JN]

___prevent States from counting certain expenditures as State spending to reduce Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program work requirements (see H.R. 3437), H6466 [26JY]

___provide additional child care funding under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program (see H.R. 3643), H6589 [4AU]

___provide payments to States for increasing employment, job retention, and earnings of former Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program recipients (see H.R. 3438), H6466 [26JY]

___strengthen welfare research and evaluation (see H.R. 2126), H2846 [25AP]

Read Across America Day: designate (see S. Res. 79), S1578 [2MR] (see H. Res. 168), H1530 [2MR]

Safety: establish a grant program to empower relatives, friends, and coworkers of domestic violence victims to create safety plans (see H.R. 1978), H2784 [6AP]

SBA: waive guarantee fee for veterans and spouses of veterans for the Export Working Capital, International Trade, and Export Express programs (see S. 1056), S2774 [4MY] (see H.R. 2835), H4817 [8JN]

SEC: clarify that family offices and family clients are accredited investors (see H.R. 3972), H7887 [5OC]

Senior citizens: prevent mail, telemarketing, and Internet fraud targeting seniors, increase public awareness of the impact of such fraud, and provide education on how to identify and combat fraudulent activity (see S. 547), S1639 [7MR]

___provide equal treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) older individuals (see S. 2089), S7062 [7NO] (see H.R. 4222), H8443 [2NO]

___support geriatrics education and training to address elder care workforce shortage, promote interdisciplinary team-based care, educate and engage family caregivers, and improve quality of care (see H.R. 3713), H7216 [8SE]

Silver Star Service Banner Day: designate (see S. 917; S. Res. 135), S2490 [24AP]

Social Security: allow for parent mentors to be eligible to receive outreach and enrollment grants under the State Children's Health Insurance Program (see H.R. 2959), H4993 [20JN]

___allow States to provide foster care maintenance payments for children of parents in a licensed residential family-based substance abuse treatment facility (see H.R. 2857), H4818 [8JN]

___allow States to provide foster care maintenance payments for children of parents in a licensed residential family-based substance abuse treatment facility and reauthorize grants to improve family well-being (see S. 1268), S3212 [25MY]

___clarify entitlement to certain benefits through the month of the death of the beneficiary (see S. 1739), S4827 [3AU]

___credit prospectively individuals serving as caregivers of dependent relatives with deemed wages for up to five years of such service (see S. 1255), S3212 [25MY]

___eliminate two-year waiting period for divorced spouse's benefits following the divorce under the old-age, survivors, and disability insurance program (see H.R. 4592), H9756 [7DE]

___improve benefits for widows and widowers in two-income households (see H.R. 1583), H2148 [16MR]

___modernize income eligibility standards for Federal foster care benefits (see H.R. 269), H95 [4JA]

___provide for equal treatment of individuals in same-sex marriages (see H.R. 2247), H2971 [28AP]

___provide for full benefits for disabled widows and widowers without regard to age under the old-age, survivors, and disability insurance program (see H.R. 4593), H9756 [7DE]

___provide for increases in widow's and widower's insurance benefits by reason of delayed retirement under the old-age, survivors, and disability insurance program (see H.R. 4594), H9756 [7DE]

___repeal seven-year restriction on eligibility for widow's and widower's insurance benefits based on disability under the old-age, survivors, and disability insurance program (see H.R. 4595), H9756 [7DE]

Sports: recognize youth that benefit from youth sports and the parents, volunteers, and organizations that make youth sports possible (see S. Res. 227), S4116 [20JY] (see H. Res. 435), H5432 [11JY]

SSA: establish a trust fund to provide for paid family and medical leave benefits for certain individuals (see S. 337), S867 [6FE] (see H.R. 947), H1081 [7FE]

___improve and strengthen representative payment program (see H.R. 4547), H9664 [5DE]

States: allow temporary waivers to experiment with new approaches that integrate and reform Federal programs in order to provide more coordinated and holistic solutions to families in need (see S. 1427), S3765 [26JN]

___inform children in foster care of all government programs under which such child may may be eligible for financial assistance for higher education expenses (see H.R. 3418), H6465 [26JY]

Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day: support goals and ideals (see S. Res. 127), S2450 [7AP]

Taxation: adjust the limitation on dependent care assistance programs and flexible spending arrangements for inflation (see H.R. 775), H819 [31JA]

___allow a deduction for health insurance premiums for anyone who purchases independent coverage for an individual or family (see H.R. 407), H298 [10JA]

___allow a refundable credit relative to any stillborn child of a taxpayer (see H.R. 3549), H6573 [28JY]

___allow an above-the-line deduction for health insurance premiums (see H.R. 3277), H5977 [18JY]

___allow credit for amounts paid by a spouse of an Armed Forces member for a new State license or certification required due to permanent change in duty station of such member to another State (see S. 143), S314 [12JA] (see H.R. 488), H470 [12JA]

___allow individuals to save additional amounts in their ABLE accounts above the current annual maximum contribution if they work and earn an income (see S. 818), S2214 [4AP] (see H.R. 1896), H2696 [4AP]

___allow rollovers between certain college savings accounts and ABLE accounts (see S. 816), S2214 [4AP] (see H.R. 1897), H2696 [4AP]

___assist in the support of children living in poverty by allowing a refundable credit to grandparents for the purchase of household items for the benefit of those children (see H.R. 3796), H7422 [14SE]

___clarify eligibility for the child tax credit (see H.R. 363), H194 [6JA] (see H.R. 1919), H2751 [5AP] (see H.R. 2817), H4701 [7JN]

___create a credit for foster families (see S. 2024), S6854 [26OC]

___deny the refundable portion of the child tax credit to those not authorized to work in the U.S. and terminate use of certifying acceptance agents to facilitate the taxpayer ID number application process (see H.R. 1041), H1183 [14FE]

___enhance the child and dependent care tax credit (see S. 208), S444 [24JA] (see S. 470), S1500 [28FE] (see H.R. 2238), H2971 [28AP] (see H.R. 2633), H4568 [24MY] (see H.R. 3632), H6576 [28JY]

___exclude certain compensation received by public safety officers and their dependents from gross income (see H.R. 2502), H4310 [17MY]

___exempt spouses of active duty Armed Forces members from the determination of whether an employer is subject to the employer health insurance mandate (see H.R. 32), H37 [3JA]

___expand access to Coverdell education savings accounts (see H.R. 999), H1099 [9FE]

___expand eligibility for the refundable credit for coverage under a qualified health plan (see S. 1529), S3920 [11JY]

___expand family members to whom alcohol and drug addiction treatment is a qualified medical expense for health reimbursement arrangements, health flexible spending arrangements, and health savings accounts (see H.R. 1575), H2148 [16MR]

___impose a tax on certain trading transactions to invest in families and communities, improve infrastructure and the environment, strengthen financial security, expand opportunity and reduce market volatility (see S. 805), S2175 [3AP] (see H.R. 1144), H1299 [16FE]

___improve access to health care by expanding health savings accounts and flexible spending accounts (see S. 403), S1218 [15FE] (see H.R. 1175), H1300 [16FE]

___improve college savings under section 529 programs (see S. 1790), S5215 [12SE]

___include foster care transition youth as members of targeted groups for purposes of the work opportunity credit (see S. 885), S2425 [4AP] (see H.R. 2060), H2787 [6AP]

___increase age limits for ABLE account eligibility (see S. 817), S2214 [4AP] (see H.R. 1874), H2695 [4AP]

___increase age range at which the earned income tax credit is allowed to former foster children and other individuals without qualifying children (see H.R. 2681), H4603 [25MY]

___increase amount excludable from income for dependent care assistance and dependent care flexible spending arrangements and provide for carryover of unused dependent care benefits (see H.R. 386), H235 [9JA]

___increase amount of, and remove the marriage penalty with respect to, social security benefits excludable from gross income (see H.R. 3982), H7887 [5OC]

___increase and make child tax credit fully refundable, establish an increased child tax credit for young children, index credits for inflation, and set up advance payments on a monthly basis (see S. 2018), S6853 [26OC]

___increase child care credit and credit for establishing workplace child care and provide incentives for students to earn child care-related degrees and to work in child care facilities (see S. 25), S59 [4JA] (see H.R. 2140), H2846 [25AP]

___increase exclusion for employer-provided dependent care assistance (see H.R. 782), H875 [1FE] (see H.R. 1959), H2753 [5AP]

___increase the child credit for children under the age of 6 (see H.R. 821), H944 [2FE]

___increase the child tax credit (see H.R. 3833), H7532 [26SE]

___increase unified credit against the estate and gift tax and simplify estate and gift tax rates (see H.R. 3886), H7635 [28SE]

___make employers of spouses of military personnel eligible for the work opportunity credit (see H.R. 2318), H3322 [3MY]

___make improvements in the earned income tax credit (see H.R. 822), H944 [2FE]

___make residents of Puerto Rico eligible for the earned income tax credit and provide equitable treatment relative to the refundable portion of the child tax credit (see H.R. 4060), H8030 [12OC]

___modify determination of earned income for purposes of the earned income credit and the child tax credit for individuals in the Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma disaster areas (see H.R. 3812), H7434 [21SE]

___modify earned income tax credit to account for the amount by which economic growth has outpaced income growth (see H.R. 3757), H7382 [13SE]

___permit legally married same-sex couples to amend their filing status for returns outside the 3-year limitation (see S. 1564), S3997 [13JY] (see H.R. 3234), H5831 [13JY]

___prevent fraudulent overreporting of income relative to the earned income tax credit and the additional child tax credit (see H.R. 4233), H8443 [2NO]

___provide a credit for costs of certain infertility treatments (see H.R. 273), H95 [4JA]

___provide a credit to employers who provide paid family and medical leave (see S. 344), S967 [6FE] (see S. 1716), S4766 [2AU] (see H.R. 3595), H6575 [28JY]

___provide a high quality child care tax credit (see H.R. 1466), H2017 [9MR]

___provide a nonrefundable credit for working family caregivers (see S. 1151), S3009 [17MY] (see H.R. 2505), H4310 [17MY]

___provide a tax credit for middle class families (see S. 1840), S5860 [19SE]

___provide an above-the-line deduction for child care expenses (see S. 598), S1742 [9MR]

___provide an increasingly larger earned income credit for families with more than a certain number of children (see H.R. 2110), H2811 [20AP]

___provide credit to individuals for legal expenses paid relative to establishing guardianship of a disabled individual (see H.R. 3126), H5374 [29JN]

___provide equitable treatment for residents of Puerto Rico relative to refundable portion of the child tax credit and treat one or two child families the same as those with three or more children (see H.R. 798), H876 [1FE]

___provide for a refundable adoption tax credit (see S. 937), S2530 [25AP] (see H.R. 2476), H4309 [17MY]

___provide for an increase in the earned income tax credit for individuals with no qualifying children (see H.R. 3379), H6297 [25JY]

___provide for parent savings accounts (see H.R. 2533), H4357 [18MY]

___provide for S corporation reform (see S. 711), S1974 [23MR] (see H.R. 1696), H2369 [23MR]

___provide for tax preferred savings accounts for individuals under age 26 (see H.R. 2420), H4190 [11MY]

___provide further tax incentives for dependent care assistance (see H.R. 2618), H4567 [24MY]

___provide taxpayers a flat tax alternative to the current income tax system (see H.R. 1040), H1183 [14FE]

___recognize Indian tribal governments for purposes of determining under the adoption credit whether a child has special needs (see S. 876), S2424 [4AP] (see H.R. 2035), H2786 [6AP]

___reduce rates across the board (see S. 1210), S3145 [24MY]

___reduce taxpayer burdens and enhance taxpayer protections (see H.R. 2171), H2896 [26AP]

___reduce the taxable estate by the value of certain family-owned business interests (see H.R. 3159), H5376 [29JN]

___reform the American Opportunity Tax Credit to support college savings (see H.R. 2378), H4177 [4MY]

___reform the Federal tax code (see H.R. 4383), H9254 [14NO]

___repeal estate and generation-skipping taxes (see S. 205), S444 [24JA] (see H.R. 631), H682 [24JA]

___repeal estate and gift taxes (see H.R. 30), H37 (see H.R. 198), H44 [3JA]

___repeal estate tax and retain stepped-up basis at death (see H.R. 451), H390 [11JA]

___repeal income tax, abolish the IRS, and institute a national retail sales tax (see S. 18), S21 [3JA] (see H.R. 25), H37 [3JA]

___repeal Internal Revenue Code and replace with a flat tax (see S. 893), S2449 [7AP]

___require individuals be allowed to engage in employment as a condition of the earned income tax credit (see H.R. 3483), H6515 [27JY]

___require individuals to include their Social Security numbers on the income tax return as a condition of claiming the refundable portion of the child tax credit (see H.R. 2149), H2895 [26AP]

___simplify rates, reform capital gains rate, make permanent certain foreign earnings dividends deduction, reduce payroll and self-employment rates, make bonus depreciation permanent, and repeal estate and gift taxes (see H.R. 2078), H2788 [6AP]

___strengthen the earned income and child tax credits (see S. 1371), S3554 [15JN]

___support relief through simplification, increased deductions, credits, and lower rates, and other reforms (see H. Res. 530), H7434 [21SE]

___use of budget reconciliation to reform the Federal tax code (see S. 1), S7360 [28NO] (see H.R. 1), H8443 [2NO]

___use of budget reconciliation to reform the Federal tax code (H.R. 1), consideration (see H. Res. 619), H9254 [14NO]

U.S. Code: replace references to ``wives'' and ``husbands'' in Federal law with references to ``spouses'' (see H.R. 98), H40 [3JA]

Veterans: extend authorities relating to homeless veterans (see S. 1759), S4828 [3AU]

___increase amounts payable for dependency and indemnity compensation and modify requirements for dependency and indemnity compensation for survivors of certain veterans rated totally disabled at the time of death (see S. 1990), S6642 [19OC] (see H.R. 4106), H8143 [24OC]

___increase rates of disability compensation for veterans with service-connected disabilities and dependency and indemnity compensation for survivors of certain disabled veterans (see S. 784), S2152 [30MR] (see H.R. 1329), H1528 [2MR]

___issue a Families of Fallen Heroes Semipostal Stamp (see H.R. 1147), H1299 [16FE]

___make certain improvements relative to hiring and employment of Armed Forces members, veterans, and their spouses (see H.R. 4380), H9178 [13NO]

___provide automatic cost-of-living adjustments in rates of disability compensation for veterans with service-connected disabilities and dependency and indemnity compensation for survivors of certain disabled veterans (see S. 1836), S5860 [19SE] (see H.R. 1328), H1528 [2MR]

Veterans service organizations: tribute to patriotism and efforts to support members of the Armed Forces, veterans, and their families (see H. Res. 462), H6145 [20JY]

Women: ensure that women's health care under current law is preserved (see H. Res. 205), H2149 [16MR]

___promote economic security and safety of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking victims (see S. 2043), S6923 [31OC] (see H.R. 4198), H8294 [31OC]

World Breastfeeding Week: designate (see S. Res. 246), S4828 [3AU]

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: designate (see S. Res. 194), S3555 [15JN]

E-Mails 

Dream Act: Kay-Dean Hayden, S7852 [5DE]

E-mails 

Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc., women's health care services funding: Meredith Murray, S2125 [30MR]

___Robina Parise, S2125 [30MR]

___Samantha Fox, S2125 [30MR]

___Sandra Sonnichsen, S2125 [30MR]

Essays

State of the Union: Abigail Halnon, S488 [30JA]

___Emma Carlson, S438 [24JA]

___Finn Abbey, S393 [23JA]

___Jessica Daigle, S439 [24JA]

___Karley Zier, S488 [30JA]

___Rainbow Chen, S439 [24JA]

___Rebecca Green, S488 [30JA]

Examples

Prescription opioid and heroin abuse, E111E116, E119E121, E123E127 [1FE]

Excerpts

``Demystifying ObamaCare_How To Achieve Healthcare Reform,'' David G. Brown, S4050, S4051 [18JY]

Letters

American Health Care Act: Dwight Boykins, Houston, TX, City Council, H2413 [24MR]

College Transparency Act: Daniel J. Hurley, Michigan Association of State Universities, H8372 [1NO]

___Teresa Sullivan, University of Virginia, H8371 [1NO]

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program: Connecticut resident, S7049, S7050 [7NO]

___several individuals, H6687H6689 [6SE]

___several leaders of faith-based organizations, H6685 [6SE]

___several religious leaders, H7099 [7SE]

___several State attorneys general, H6685 [6SE]

Dept. of HHS Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program funding through reductions in Social Security benefits to individuals subject to an outstanding felony arrest warrant: several organizations, H7600 [28SE]

Dept. of HHS rule on compliance with title X requirements by family planning project recipients in selecting subrecipients to provide services: David Christensen, Family Research Council, E227 [24FE]

___David Stevens, Christian Medical & Dental Associations, H1277 [16FE]

___Representative Black and Senator Ernst, E227 [24FE]

___several health care organizations, H1194 [15FE]

___several Members of Congress, H1197 [15FE]

___several pro-life and pro-family organizations, E228 [24FE]

___several Representatives, H1194 [15FE]

___several women's and health care organizations, H1272 [16FE]

___Thomas McClusky, March for Life Action (organization), H1277 [16FE]

___Timothy Cardinal Dolan, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, H1278 [16FE]

Dept. of Veterans Affairs Supportive Services for Veterans' Families funding, H6420 [26JY]

___Mariano Salas, H6420 [26JY]

Dream Act: Asian Americans Advancing Justice (organization), H7330 [13SE]

___Los Angeles County, CA, Board of Supervisors, E1291 [28SE]

___several California colleges and universities, E1291 [28SE]

___several Catholic organizations, H6691 [6SE]

___several individuals, H6691 [6SE]

___Simone Campbell, NETWORK Advocates for Catholic Social Justice (organization), H7327 [13SE]

___U.S. Conference of Mayors, H6690 [6SE]

Dream Act (H.R. 3440): several Representatives, H9680 [6DE]

Federal budget: Jan Demers, Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity, S2211 [4AP]

Grant protection to Central American refugees: Raul Ortiz, E854 [20JN]

Humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico resulting from Hurricane Maria: Seny Kerfonta, H7904 [10OC]

Increasing Opportunity and Success for Children and Parents Through Evidence-Based Home Visiting Act: Representative Kevin Brady, Committee on Ways and Means (House), H7507 [26SE]

___Representative Walden, Committee on Energy and Commerce (House), H7506 [26SE]

Medicaid funding: Pam Simpson, S3593 [19JN]

___Pennsylvania resident, S3593 [19JN]

No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act: Faiz Shakir and Georgeanne M. Usova, ACLU, H628 [24JA]

___Lisa M. Maatz, American Association of University Women, H629 [24JA]

___Nancy Kaufman, National Council of Jewish Women, Harry Knox, Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice, and Jon O'Brien, Catholics for Choice (organization), H627 [24JA]

___several organizations, H629 [24JA]

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: Cambridge, MA, resident, S3592 [19JN]

___Gillette, WY, resident, S4230 [26JY]

___Liam Barry, S3592 [19JN]

___Moseley, VA, resident, S995 [9FE]

___Providence, RI, resident, S3664 [21JN]

___Randy Greaves, H5986 [19JY]

___several Maryland residents, S6154S6156 [26SE]

___several Massachusetts residents, S1038S1040 [9FE]

___several New Hampshire residents, S3711 [22JN]

___several Rhode Island residents, S3597 [19JN]

___Shrewsbury, MA, resident, S3592 [19JN]

___Wakefield, RI, resident, S3665 [21JN]

___Warwick, RI, resident, S3665 [21JN]

State and local tax deductions: Brian Sandoval and Steve Bullock, National Governors Association, H8160 [25OC]

___Chuck Canterbury, National Fraternal Order of Police, H9389 [16NO]

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Brian Sandoval, Governor of Nevada and Steve Bullock, Governor of Montana, National Governors Association, S7662 [1DE]

___Child Care/Early Learning Coalition, S7671 [1DE]

___Diane Hebenstreit, H9384 [16NO]

___Frank J. Dewane, George V. Murry, and Oscar Cantu, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, H9410 [16NO]

___Jeff Allred, San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership, H9417 [16NO]

___John Chiang, California State Treasurer, H9417 [16NO]

___John Gray, Service Employees International Union, H9400 [16NO]

___Juanita D. Duggan, National Federation of Independent Business, H9273 [15NO]

___Kevin B. Sullivan, Connecticut Commissioner of Revenue Services, H9384 [16NO]

___Kevin Sullivan, Connecticut Commissioner of Revenue Services, H9458 [28NO]

___League of California Cities, H9416 [16NO]

___Marc Egan, National Education Association, H9390 [16NO]

___Michael Cohen, California Dept. of Finance, H9416 [16NO]

___Nancy A. LeaMond, AARP (organization), H9385 [16NO]

___Senator Sanders, S7373 [29NO]

___several environmental organizations, H9386 [16NO]

___Ted Mitchell, American Council on Education, H9391 [16NO]

___Thomas A. Barthold, Committee on Taxation (Joint), H9278 [15NO]

___William Samuel, AFL–CIO, H9401 [16NO]

Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act: Carlos U. Fuentes, VFW, H2111 [16MR]

___Charles E. Schmidt, American Legion, H2111 [16MR]

___Curt Decker, National Disability Rights Network, E364 [22MR]

___Jason M. Quimet, National Rifle Association, E364 [22MR]

___John Feinblatt, Everytown for Gun Safety (organization), H2105 [16MR]

___several gun violence prevention organizations, H2105 [16MR]

___Veterans Coalition for Common Sense, H2104 [16MR]

Virginia law relative to interracial marriage: Richard and Mildred Loving, S957 [6FE]

Lists

Organizations supporting H.R. 2742, Modernizing the Interstate Placement of Children in Foster Care Act, H4964 [20JN]

Pennsylvania residents who have written letters relative to legislation to repeal and reform health care and insurance procedures, S3773 [26JN]

Quotes from economists on impact of proposed legislation to reform the Federal tax code on U.S. corporations that have multinational operations relative to incentives to move operations and jobs overseas, S7503 [29NO]

Memorandums

Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act: Law Center To Prevent Gun Violence, H2108 [16MR]

Motions

Abortion: prohibit taxpayer funded abortions (H.R. 7), H646 [24JA]

Dept. of HHS: disapprove rule on compliance with title X requirements by family planning project recipients in selecting subrecipients to provide services (H.J. Res. 43), S2122 [30MR]

___extend the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (H.R. 2824), H7515 [26SE]

Taxation: use of budget reconciliation to reform the Federal tax code (H.R. 1), S7393, S7394, S7398 [29NO], S7514, S7519, S7527, S7536, S7548, S7554, S7555, S7556, S7557 [30NO], S7656, S7698, S7699, S7702, S7703, S7706, S7711 [1DE], S7867, S7878, S7879, S7880 [6DE], H9602, H9603 [4DE]

Press releases

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: National Farmers Union, H9395 [16NO]

Proclamations

Lynch-Gaiter Family Reunion: Representative Henry C. ``Hank'' Johnson, Jr., E1652 [5DE]

Remarks in House

Abortion: prohibit taxpayer funded abortions (H.R. 7), H593, H596 [23JA], H617, H618, H619, H620, H633H646, H666, H667, H669H675 [24JA], H1195 [15FE], H1269 [16FE], H2636 [4AP], H8430 [2NO], E89, E91 [24JA], E93 [27JA], E103 [30JA]

___prohibit taxpayer funded abortions (H.R. 7), consideration (H. Res. 55), H620H633 [24JA]

___prohibit taxpayer funded abortions (H.R. 7), motion to recommit, H646 [24JA]

Agriculture: importance of agricultural programs and farmers, H7219 [11SE]

___importance of farmers, H6471 [27JY]

All Things Possible Ministries (organization): tribute, H2143 [16MR]

Ann Arbor, MI: anniversary of Women's Center of Southeastern Michigan, E625 [11MY]

Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families (organization): anniversary, H8267 [26OC]

Armed Forces: authorize spouses of servicemembers to elect to use the same residences as the servicemembers (H.R. 282), H6170, H6198 [24JY]

___extend special survivor indemnity allowance provided to widows and widowers of deceased members affected by required Survivor Benefit Plan annuity offset for dependency and indemnity compensation, H5538, H5539 [12JY]

___provide flexibility in housing treatment of families of members undergoing a permanent change of station by allowing them to leave early or remain at their current duty station for up to six months (H.R. 2487), H4430 [23MY]

___provide for issuance of Gold Star Installation Access Card to next of kin of members who die while serving and ensure that remarried surviving spouses with children remain eligible for benefits (H.R. 3897), H8545 [7NO]

___provide that members and spouses have the same rights regarding receipt of firearms at the location of any duty station (H.R. 256), H396 [12JA]

___reimburse members for amounts paid by a spouse for new State license or certification required due to permanent change in duty station of such member to another State and encourage State license portability (H.R. 1796), H2526 [29MR]

Asian Resources, Inc.: tribute to Lunar Dinner honorees, E98 [30JA]

Austin, TX: anniversary of Comfort Crew for Military Kids (organization), H4215 [16MY]

Baker, Andrew and Amy: Arkansas Division of Children and Family Services Foster Family of the Year award recipients, H5302 [29JN]

Baldwin County Family Connection (organization): tribute, E215 [16FE]

Benefit Reform and Alignment Commission: establish (H.R. 1469), H2173 [17MR], H2510 [28MR]

Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc.: tribute, E1539 [8NO]

Border Network for Human Rights (organization): tribute to family reunification event, H864 [1FE]

Brevard County, FL: tribute to Christmas Extravaganza, E1628 [30NO]

Brooklyn Chinese-American Association: anniversary, E774 [6JN]

Bucks County, PA: anniversary of United Way of Bucks County, H6149 [24JY]

___tribute to Bucks County Opportunity Council Community Action Agency economic self-sufficiency program, H9380 [16NO]

___tribute to Habitat For Humanity of Bucks County, H6134 [20JY]

Budget: create a point of order against any legislation that would modify or eliminate State and local tax deductions, H8160, H8161 [25OC]

Camarillo, CA: anniversary of Boys and Girls Club of Camarillo, E762 [6JN]

Campbell, CA: anniversary of Uplift Family Services (organization), E543 [26AP]

Capitol Building and Grounds: require male and female restrooms in Capitol complex be equipped with baby changing facilities, H6415 [26JY]

Children and youth: recognize importance of providing services to children of incarcerated parents (H. Res. 623), E1573 [15NO]

Clarkesville, GA: tribute to efforts to raise awareness of domestic violence, E1503 [3NO]

College of the Ozarks: tribute to Gold Star Families Memorial, E481 [6AP]

Commission on Americans Living Abroad: establish (H.R. 2710), E725 [25MY]

Community Bridges (organization): anniversary, E999 [17JY]

Congress: founding of Middle Class Jobs Caucus, H1020 [7FE]

___goals of the 115th Congress, H61 [4JA]

Congressional Black Caucus: legislative priorities, H599H606 [23JA]

Congressional Hispanic Caucus: assessment of meeting with Sec. of Homeland Security Kelly, H5763 [13JY]

Congressional Progressive Caucus: budget priorities, H4555H4561 [24MY]

Conroe, TX: tribute to Pregnancy Assistance Center North, E271 [2MR]

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: establish grant program to establish centers of excellence in financial literacy education for young adults and families (H.R. 2674), E733 [25MY]

Contraceptives: expand contraception and family planning services, to include access to long-acting reversible contraceptives, in order to prevent unwanted pregnancies, H644 [24JA]

Convent Station, NJ: anniversary of Sisters of Charity of St. Elizabeth, E1289 [28SE]

Courts: eliminate Federal court jurisdiction over certain immigration cases, H2887, H2889 [26AP]

___reform conflict of interest rules relative to Federal court class action litigation, H1984 [9MR]

Crime: law enforcement efforts to combat sex trafficking, H2174 [17MR]

Crossroads Rhode Island (organization): tribute, H6027 [19JY]

Dallas, TX: tribute to MegaFest, E780 [7JN]

Davis, Colleen and Richard: Congressional Coalition on Adoption Angels in Adoption Award recipient, E1269 [26SE]

Democratic Party: national agenda, H668 [24JA], E1335 [5OC]

Dept. of Agriculture: anniversary of Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), H2635 [4AP]

___Federal nutrition programs funding, H2352 [23MR], H2467 [28MR], H8602 [8NO]

___importance of Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP), H8652H8657 [8NO]

___modernize Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, H9850 [13DE]

___Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program funding, H2902 [27AP], H4507 [24MY], H6219 [25JY], H7765 [4OC]

Dept. of Defense: extend Special Survivor Indemnity Allowance under Survivor Benefit Plan, E1632 [1DE]

___implement military residential window safety requirements to protect against unintentional falls by young children (H.R. 3049), H5114 [23JN]

___prohibit funding for medical treatment (other than mental health) relative to gender transition, H5799H5801, H5828 [13JY], H5880H5882 [14JY]

___tribute to Gold Star families, H8131 [24OC]

Dept. of Education: allow for greater parental involvement in public schools, H949 [3FE]

___allow for greater school choice in elementary and secondary education, H566 [23JA]

___provide Direct PLUS Loan forgiveness for parents of disabled students (H.R. 2270), H2990 [1MY]

___update postsecondary student data system to ensure students and families have access to accurate and complete information on student outcomes (H.R. 2434), H8369H8374 [1NO], H9291 [15NO]

Dept. of HHS: allocate Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program funding to States and territories based on most accurate Federal data on child poverty for each jurisdiction, H7514 [26SE]

___allow States to consider staffing, community resources, and other requirements in determing where to establish Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program home visiting models, H7511, H7512 [26SE]

___anniversary of Head Start Program, E548 [26AP], E641 [16MY]

___disapprove rule on compliance with title X requirements by family planning project recipients in selecting subrecipients to provide services (H.J. Res. 43), H1190 [15FE], H1251, H1268H1280, H1281 [16FE], H2636 [4AP], H4904 [13JN], E212 [16FE], E227 [24FE]

___disapprove rule on compliance with title X requirements by family planning project recipients in selecting subrecipients to provide services (H.J. Res. 43), consideration (H. Res. 123), H1193H1200 [15FE]

___eliminate ``increasing employment and earnings'' from Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program measured outcomes, H7512, H7513 [26SE]

___eliminate Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program matching requirement for tribal home visiting programs, H7502, H7513 [26SE]

___extend the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (H.R. 2824), H5926 [18JY], H7490, H7506H7517 [26SE], H7599H7602 [28SE]

___extend the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (H.R. 2824), consideration (H. Res. 533), H7499H7505 [26SE], E1273 [27SE]

___extend the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (H.R. 2824), motion to recommit, H7515, H7516 [26SE]

___Head Start Program funding, H667 [24JA]

___Healthy Start Program funding, H7283, H7284 [12SE]

___homeless and runaway youth transitional living programs and maternity group home grants funding, H7276 [12SE]

___identify model standards for licensing foster family homes, require States adhere to such standards, and grant States authority to waive certain non-safety standards for relative foster family caregivers (H.R. 2866), H4955H4958 [20JN], E848 [20JN]

___improve John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program (H.R. 2847), H4951H4955 [20JN], H5000 [21JN]

___Infant Adoption Awareness Training Program funding through reductions in children and family services programs funding, H7290, H7291 [12SE]

___infant and early childhood mental health promotion, intervention, and treatment funding, H7302, H7303 [12SE]

___National Neurological Conditions Surveillance System funding, E1173 [7SE]

___prohibit Child Care and Development Block Grant funding to any child care provider with a record of health and safety violations that have resulted in death or injury, E1226 [14SE]

___prohibit policy changes to Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program, H7515, H7516 [26SE]

___prohibit Title X public health funding to abortion providers, H7109 [7SE]

___reauthorize Administration on Aging Lifespan Respite Care Program (H.R. 2535), H9477 [29NO]

___repeal provision prohibiting sponsorship of research on gun violence (H.R. 1478), H1956 [9MR]

___require States to adopt a centralized system to expedite placement of children in foster care or guardianship, or for adoption, across State lines, and provide grants to States to develop such a system (H.R. 2742), H4963H4966 [20JN]

___Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration assisted outpatient treatment for people with serious mental illness funding, H7288H7290 [12SE]

Dept. of Homeland Security: abolish Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, H1066 [7FE]

___abolish Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents program, H1066 [7FE]

___anniversary of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, E839 [16JN]

___assessment of treatment of detainees and conditions of immigration detention centers, H8532 [7NO]

___importance of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, H2063 [15MR], H4690 [7JN], H5926 [18JY], H6478 [27JY]

___protect information submitted pursuant to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (H.R. 532), H454 [12JA]

___provide temporary relief from deportation and work authorization through provisional protected presence for eligible Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program participants, H304 [11JA], H6839 [6SE]

___provide temporary relief from deportation and work authorization through provisional protected presence for eligible Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program participants (H.R. 496), H5127 [23JN], H6647 [5SE], H6657 [6SE]

___urge individuals in Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program to renew status before deadline, H7685 [3OC]

Dept. of HUD: support affordable and public housing programs, H8647H8652 [8NO]

Dept. of Justice: improve Public Safety Officers' Benefits Program through weekly online updates on pending claims, reporting on aggregate statistics on claims, and reducing wait times for receipt of compensation (S. 419), H4248H4251 [17MY]

___promote pro bono legal services as a critical way to empower survivors of domestic violence (H.R. 1762), H7927 [11OC]

___provide for evidence-based and promising practices related to juvenile delinquency and criminal street gang activity prevention and intervention, H4451 [23MY]

Dept. of State: replace Diversity Immigrant Visa Program with a new program in which an immigrant visa can be obtained by paying a fee with proceeds used to fund border security, H3062 [2MY]

___replace Diversity Immigrant Visa Program with a new program in which an immigrant visa can be obtained by paying a fee with proceeds used to fund border security (H.R. 2724), H8438 [2NO]

Dept. of Veterans Affairs: authorize transfer of unused Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Program benefits to additional dependents upon the death of the originally designated dependent (H.R. 1112), H6221 [25JY]

___clarify conditions under which veterans, their spouses, and children may be adjudicated mentally incompetent relative to their ability to purchase firearms (H.R. 1181), H2041 [10MR], H2102H2114, H2116 [16MR], E359 [21MR]

___clarify conditions under which veterans, their spouses, and children may be adjudicated mentally incompetent relative to their ability to purchase firearms (H.R. 1181), consideration (H. Res. 198), H2094H2100 [16MR]

___improve access to child care for certain veterans receiving health care at a departmental facility (H.R. 95), H6538, H6539 [28JY]

___improve benefits and services for women veterans (H.R. 2452), H8647 [8NO]

___provide for a consistent eligibility date for provision of memorial headstones and markers for eligible spouses and dependent children of veterans whose remains are unavailable (H.R. 3656), H8507 [6NO]

___provide for headstones and markers for, and interment in national cemeteries of, deceased spouses and dependent children of members of the Armed Forces serving on active duty (H.R. 4335), E1543 [9NO]

___provide headstones and markers for graves of spouses and children of veterans who are buried in tribal cemeteries (H.R. 3657), H8508 [6NO]

___Supportive Services for Veterans' Families funding through reductions in information technology systems funding, H6420 [26JY]

Des Moines, IA: anniversary of Central Iowa United Way, E195 [14FE]

Diseases and disorders: recognize importance of a continued commitment to ending pediatric HIV/AIDS worldwide (H. Res. 593), H8305 [1NO]

Domestic policy: importance of adhering to constitutional principles and promoting American values, H2580H2584 [30MR], H7907H7910 [10OC]

Doylestown, PA: tribute to Council of Southeast Pennsylvania, Inc., PRO-ACT program, H6525 [28JY]

___tribute to KidsPeace Foster Care, H5986 [19JY]

Drugs: improve the well-being of, and improve permanency outcomes for, children and families affected by heroin, opioids, and other substance abuse (H.R. 2834), H4966H4968 [20JN]

East Palo Alto, CA: anniversary of Ravenswood Family Health Center, E268 [2MR]

Eastside Baby Corner (organization): tribute, E1442 [26OC]

Economy: impact of tax cuts, H7731, H7732, H7734 [3OC], H7761, H7778H7785, H7787H7804 [4OC], H7860, H7880 [5OC], H7905H7907 [10OC], H8017H8019, H8024 [12OC], H8132H8136 [24OC], H8158, H8161H8164 [25OC], H8424H8429, H8435H8438 [2NO], H8590H8594 [7NO], H9181, H9183, H9184 [14NO], H9270H9278, H9346H9373 [15NO], H9381, H9390 [16NO], H9440 [28NO]

___impact of unequal distribution of wealth and income, H5239 [28JN], H8685 [9NO], H9512H9514 [29NO]

___revitalize the middle class, H60 [4JA], H1225H1231 [15FE], H2818 [25AP]

Education: funding, H8525 [7NO]

Eisenhower, Dwight D.: anniversary of ``Chance for Peace'' speech, H4324 [18MY]

El Paso, TX: anniversary of Project Vida, E50 [11JA]

___tribute to Annunciation House for efforts to assist refugees, H865 [1FE]

Employment: allow Americans to earn paid sick time to address their own health needs and the health needs of their families (H.R. 1516), H3041, H3048 [2MY], H4522 [24MY]

___allow workers to make requests about schedules without fear of retaliation and ensure employers consider such requests in order to provide more stable and predictable schedules for employees, H3041 [2MY]

___establish welfare to work programs, H6225 [25JY]

F. Gavina & Sons, Inc.: anniversary, E1088 [28JY]

Federal employees: ensure that 6 of the 12 weeks of parental leave made available to a Federal employee shall be paid leave (H.R. 1022), E180 [13FE]

Fernandes, Adao and family: Kings County, CA, Dairy Family of the Year award recipient, E937 [29JN]

Firearms: allow family members and close associates of suspected unstable individuals to take legal actions to prevent such individuals from purchasing or possessing firearms (H.R. 2598), H4429 [23MY]

___exempt individuals convicted of domestic violence or stalking offenses from provision to permit States to provide reciprocal treatment for carrying of certain concealed firearms by nonresidents, H9690 [6DE]

Florida: address Florida Keys affordable housing crisis, H6308 [26JY]

Focus on the Family (organization): anniversary, H5114 [23JN], E845 [20JN]

Food: address U.S. hunger crisis, H1952 [9MR], H4713 [8JN], H7228 [12SE], H9521 [30NO]

Ford, Jerry and family: University of Minnesota Minnesota Farm Family of the Year award recipient, H5300 [29JN]

Fucile, Dominic: Hellenic American Neighborhood Action Committee (HANAC) Volunteer of the Year award recipient, E1449 [27OC]

Gallagher, Jeremy: Minnesota Association of Community Corrections Act Counties Outstanding Agent Award recipient, H4316 [18MY]

Garfield County, CO: tribute to Garfield County Dept. of Human Services child welfare practices review by Dept. of HHS Children's Bureau, E1457 [31OC]

Gold Star Mother's Day: observance, H7518 [26SE], H7567 [27SE]

Gold Star Wives Day: observance, H2524 [29MR]

Gutierrez, Representative: town hall meeting in Chicago, IL, H1951 [9MR]

Health: prohibit restrictions on cooperative arrangements between individuals or organizations to jointly cover health care-related expenses, H2891 [26AP]

___recognize impact of postpartum depression on new mothers and encourage treatment, H4510 [24MY]

___save and sustain health of mothers during pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum and eliminate disparities in maternal health outcomes for pregnancy-related and pregnancy-associated deaths (H.R. 1318), H9779 [11DE]

Hope That Binds (organization): Congressional Coalition on Adoption Angels in Adoption Award recipient, H7592 [28SE]

House of Representatives: legislative priorities, H7932 [11OC]

House Rules: prohibit consideration of legislation reforming the Federal tax code until a CBO estimate and comparison are available electronically, H8408 [2NO]

Hunterdon County, NJ: anniversary of Philhower family reunion, H5438 [12JY]

Immigration: authorize cancellation of removal and adjustment of status of certain aliens who are long-term U.S. residents and who entered the U.S. as children (H.R. 1468), H5127 [23JN], H5185 [27JN], H6657 [6SE]

___authorize cancellation of removal and adjustment of status of certain aliens who are long-term U.S. residents and who entered the U.S. as children (H.R. 3440), H6645, H6647 [5SE], H6657, H6680H6694, H6843 [6SE], H7093, H7097, H7101, H7102, H7103, H7104, H7105, H7106, H7108, H7109 [7SE], H7186, H7189 [8SE], H7226, H7228 [12SE], H7319, H7324, H7328H7331, H7378 [13SE], H7386, H7387, H7390, H7392, H7399, H7413 [14SE], H7476 [25SE], H7495, H7498, H7502, H7522 [26SE], H7539, H7540, H7542H7546 [27SE], H7592, H7593, H7616, H7620 [28SE], H7691, H7731 [3OC], H7882 [5OC], H7903 [10OC], H7928, H7933 [11OC], H8014, H8016 [12OC], H8085, H8091 [24OC], H8154, H8212 [25OC], H8257 [26OC], H8308, H8312 [1NO], H8390, H8394 [2NO], H8478, H8479 [3NO], H8583 [7NO], H8610, H8611 [8NO], H8682 [9NO], H9193 [14NO], H9266 [15NO], H9456 [28NO], H9520, H9533, H9536, H9537 [30NO], H9669, H9677, H9678, H9680 [6DE], H9725 [7DE], H9847, H9852, H9855, H9856 [13DE], E1291 [28SE], E1325 [4OC]

___authorize cancellation of removal and adjustment of status of certain aliens who are long-term U.S. residents and who entered the U.S. as children (H.R. 3440), unanimous-consent request, H6681H6685 [6SE]

___authorize cancellation of removal and adjustment of status of certain aliens who are long-term U.S. residents and who entered the U.S. as children (H.R. 3591), H6647 [5SE]

___border security and immigration enforcement funding, H3071 [3MY]

___eliminate the per-country numerical limitation for employment-based immigrants and increase the per-country limitation for family-sponsored immigrants (H.R. 392), H5395 [11JY], H6480 [27JY]

___expedite naturalization processes for alien spouses of first responders who die as a result of their employment (H.R. 1970), H4342 [18MY]

___expedite removal of unaccompanied alien children, implement tough ``credible fear'' standards, and reduce asylum fraud (H.R. 391), H6279 [25JY], H7962 [11OC]

___impact of illegal immigration, H3061 [2MY]

___improve border security and enforce existing immigration laws, H7961H7964 [11OC]

___prohibit use of funds to implement removal and adjustment of status of certain aliens who are long-term U.S. residents and who entered the U.S. as children, E1182 [7SE]

___reform, H304 [11JA], H667 [24JA], H1003, H1006 [6FE], H1064H1072 [7FE], H1251 [16FE], H1359 [28FE], H2088 [16MR], H2471 [28MR], H2549 [29MR], H2892 [26AP], H3061H3063 [2MY], H5260 [28JN], H5444 [12JY], H5981 [19JY], H7187 [8SE], H7960 [11OC]

___reform relative to impact on crime in the U.S, H865H872 [1FE]

___surge in citizenship applications, H2291 [22MR]

IRS: Tax Advocate Service funding to assist parents of a deceased child who has become victim of identity theft, H7360H7362 [13SE]

Jerikovsky, Jacob and Stephania: tribute to military service of sons, E1529 [8NO]

Johnson, Janet: National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Educator of the Year award recipient, H8047 [23OC]

Kentucky: tribute to Gold Star families, E1257 [25SE]

King of Prussia, PA: anniversary of Upper Merion Senior Service Center, E1143 [22AU]

Kirlin, Michael and Emily: tribute to birth of child, E523 [25AP]

Kreitlow, Willard and family: University of Minnesota Minnesota Farm Family of the Year award recipient, H5300 [29JN]

Lake County Veterans and Family Services Foundation: tribute, E1224 [14SE]

Leesburg, VA: tribute to Loudoun Abused Women's Shelter, E188 [14FE]

Life Is Washable, Inc.: tribute to provision of friendly access sensory safety kits at sporting events and concerts, H8211 [25OC]

Lumber industry: exempt certain children employed in logging or mechanized operations from child labor laws, H8311, H8331 [1NO]

Lyons, Sakari: California 3d Congressional District Woman of the Year award recipient, E1524 [7NO]

March for Life: commend marchers and recognize the right to life, E93 [27JA]

Marchant, Luke and Katie: tribute to birth of child, H2505 [28MR]

Masjid Al-Haqq (Muslim publication): anniversary, H5924 [18JY]

McHenry, IL: anniversary of United Way of Greater McHenry County, H8447 [3NO]

Medicaid: extend rules regarding supplemental needs trusts for beneficiaries to trusts established by such beneficiaries, H6308 [26JY]

Mental health: make available needed psychiatric, psychological, and supportive services for individuals diagnosed with mental illness and families in mental health crisis, H2295 [22MR]

Minnesota: anniversary of United Way of Central Minnesota, H5300 [29JN]

Missing Children's Assistance Act: amend and improve (H.R. 1808), H4453H4457 [23MY]

Model Cities (organization): anniversary, E1312 [3OC]

Month of the Military Caregiver: observance, H4394 [22MY]

Morris, Alex and Rebekah: tribute to birth of child, E584 [2MY]

Morrow, Bradley and Katherine: tribute to birth of child, E106 [31JA], E267 [2MR]

Moyer Foundation: tribute to Camp Mariposa, E101 [30JA]

Nashville, TN: Nashville Public Library recipient of Library Journal and Gale Cengage Learning (company) Library of the Year award, E1061 [26JY]

National Adoption Day: observance, E1501 [3NO], E1591 [17NO]

National Adoption Month: observance, H8582 [7NO], H8600 [8NO], H9524, H9561 [30NO], E1501 [3NO]

National Family Caregivers Month: observance, H9476 [29NO]

National Foster Care Month: designate (H. Res. 314), H4518 [24MY]

___observance, H4325 [18MY], H4416 [22MY], H4432 [23MY], H4511, H4512, H4513, H4518 [24MY]

National Homeownership Month: observance, H5096 [22JN], H5142 [26JN], E932 [29JN]

National Missing Children's Day: observance, H4592 [25MY]

National Month of the Military Child: observance, H2640 [4AP]

Nepperhan Community Center, Inc.: anniversary, E1351 [10OC]

Network of Victim Assistance (NOVA) (organization): tribute, H5184 [27JN]

New York: tribute to Care Net Pregnancy Center for Central New York, H7837 [4OC]

New York, NY: anniversary of Good Old Lower East Side (organization), E821 [13JN]

North America's Building Trades Unions: tribute to protestors at legislative conference, H2705 [5AP]

Oakland Community Organizations: anniversary, E1251 [21SE]

Obama, Barack: impact of immigration policies on the war on terrorism, H965 [3FE], H1232 [15FE]

___use of Executive orders to implement immigration reform, H2580 [30MR], H7907 [10OC]

Orlando, FL: anniversary of shooting at Pulse nightclub, express condolences and support for victims and survivors, commend law enforcement and first responders, and stand united against terrorism and hatred (H. Res. 380), H4823, H4836, H4837, H4839, H4845H4848 [12JN], E830 [15JN]

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: impact of implementation on health care, coverage, costs, and accessibility, H2143H2146 [16MR], H2961, H2962H2966 [28AP], H4155 [4MY]

Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc.: funding, H395 [12JA], H478, H481, H497, H506 [13JA], H1269H1278 [16FE], H2092 [16MR], H2248 [21MR], H2333 [22MR], H2636 [4AP], H5170 [26JN], E288 [8MR]

___women's health care services funding, H2577 [30MR]

Poverty: address rise of poverty in suburban communities, H9705 [6DE]

Prevent Child Abuse America (organization): anniversary, E1439 [26OC]

Project Self-Sufficiency of Sussex County, NJ: anniversary, E1322 [4OC]

Public buildings: provide a lactation room in public buildings (H.R. 1174), H1550H1553 [7MR], E212 [16FE]

Public welfare programs: ensure that mental health screenings and assessments are provided to children and youth upon entry into foster care, H5000 [21JN]

___reform, H1397 [1MR]

Reed, Glenda: Vista Maria (organization) Woman of Achievement honoree, E553 [27AP]

Republican Party: national agenda, H4659 [7JN]

Rhode Island Housing (organization): tribute, H6027 [19JY]

Rise Against Hunger (organization): tribute to event to package meals for hungry families, H2564 [30MR]

Rosenberg, TX: tribute to Child Advocates of Fort Bend, E1570 [15NO]

Ruby's Place, Inc.: anniversary, E1372 [12OC]

Russia: decriminalization of domestic violence, H758 [31JA]

SARAH Foundation: anniversary, E1257 [25SE]

Sarri, Rosemary: Alternatives for Girls (organization) Role Model Award recipient, E374 [23MR]

SEC: clarify that family offices and family clients are accredited investors (H.R. 3972), H8097H8099 [24OC]

Senior citizens: provide equal treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) older individuals, H8300 [1NO]

Shah, Chirag and Sejal: tribute to birth of child, E149 [6FE]

Shoemaker, Kellee and Anthony: tribute to birth of child, H4235 [17MY]

Silver Star Service Banner Day: observance, H2991 [1MY]

Skidmore, Ana: Athena International (organization) Organizational Leadership Award recipient, E109 [31JA]

Smith, Gary and Annie: tribute to birth of child, H7521 [26SE]

Social Security: allow States to provide foster care maintenance payments for children of parents in a licensed residential family-based substance abuse treatment facility (H.R. 2857), H4968H4970 [20JN]

Sojourner Truth House (organization): anniversary, E1160 [5SE]

Sonoita, AZ: tribute to Boulder Crest Retreat for Military and Veterans Wellness, E1648 [4DE]

South Central Community Action Partnership (nonprofit organization): anniversary, E1251 [21SE]

Southfield, MI: anniversary of Orchards Children's Services, E623 [11MY]

Springfield, MO: tribute to Harmony House, E106 [31JA]

SSA: establish a trust fund to provide for paid family and medical leave benefits for certain individuals (H.R. 947), H3041 [2MY]

Staunton, VA: anniversary of United Way of Greater Augusta, E94 [27JA]

Sterling, VA: anniversary of Women Giving Back (organization), E591 [3MY]

Supreme Court: decision in Obergefell v. Hodges relative to requirement of a State to license a marriage between two people of the same sex or to recognize an out-of-State same-sex marriage, H2583 [30MR]

___history of court decisions relative to privacy, birth control, and abortion, H2746H2748 [5AP]

Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day: observance, H2908 [27AP]

Taliaferro County Family Connection (organization): anniversary, E707 [24MY]

Taxation: address issue of double taxation of Native-American tribes, H9903 [14DE]

___adjust the limitation on dependent care assistance programs and flexible spending arrangements for inflation, H4345 [18MY]

___allow individuals to save additional amounts in their ABLE accounts above the current annual maximum contribution if they work and earn an income (H.R. 1896), H2946 [28AP]

___clarify eligibility for the child tax credit, H8480 [3NO]

___clarify eligibility for the child tax credit (H.R. 2817), H7763 [4OC]

___delay effective date of tax reform revenue-reducing provisions until Dept. of Homeland Security certifies that natural disaster areas for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria have fully recovered economically, H9277 [15NO]

___eliminate medical expense deduction, H9264 [15NO]

___eliminate State and local tax deductions, H8015 [12OC], H8159 [25OC], H8424 [2NO], H8592H8593 [7NO], H8645 [8NO], H9241H9247 [14NO], H9347 [15NO], H9390, H9393, H9394, H9416 [16NO], H9586, H9588 [1DE], H9607H9613 [4DE], H9727 [7DE]

___increase amount of, and remove the marriage penalty with respect to, social security benefits excludable from gross income (H.R. 3982), H8131 [24OC]

___provide for a refundable adoption tax credit, H8582 [7NO], H9529 [30NO]

___provide taxpayers a flat tax alternative to the current income tax system (H.R. 1040), H9272 [15NO]

___rates, H5011 [21JN], H5097 [22JN]

___reform the Federal tax code, H55 [4JA], H2504 [28MR], H2527 [29MR], H2907, H2926, H2930H2935 [27AP], H4345 [18MY], H4379 [19MY], H4626 [6JN], H4907 [13JN], H5926 [18JY], H6046, H6140 [20JY], H6570 [28JY], H7323 [13SE], H7499 [26SE], H7624H7628, H7629H7632 [28SE], H7681, H7686, H7731, H7732, H7734 [3OC], H7761, H7762, H7763, H7766H7770, H7774, H7778, H7779, H7781H7785, H7788H7804 [4OC], H7845, H7859, H7861, H7873H7881 [5OC], H7896, H7905H7907 [10OC], H7927, H7928, H7961H7965 [11OC], H8014, H8015, H8017H8019, H8021 [12OC], H8066 [23OC], H8082, H8085, H8132H8136 [24OC], H8151, H8152, H8156, H8157H8167, H8210, H8211, H8212 [25OC], H8230, H8243H8254, H8258, H8260 [26OC], E566 [28AP]

___reform the Federal tax code on U.S. corporations that have multinational operations relative to incentives to move operations and jobs overseas, H9519 [30NO]

___repeal estate and generation-skipping taxes, H8531 [7NO]

___repeal income tax, abolish the IRS, and institute a national retail sales tax (H.R. 25), H9261 [15NO]

___use of budget reconciliation to reform the Federal tax code, H8279, H8286 [31OC], H8299, H8302, H8304, H8307, H8308, H8368 [1NO]

___use of budget reconciliation to reform the Federal tax code (H.R. 1), H8390, H8392, H8393, H8394, H8395, H8422, H8423, H8424H8429, H8435H8438 [2NO], H8447, H8448, H8449, H8475H8479, H8480, H8485 [3NO], H8499, H8501, H8512, H8519 [6NO], H8525, H8526, H8527, H8529, H8531, H8533, H8534, H8582, H8583, H8590H8594 [7NO], H8603, H8604, H8606, H8607, H8608, H8609, H8645, H8646, H8647, H8659 [8NO], H8666, H8679H8682, H8683, H8684, H8685, H8690H8694 [9NO], H9159, H9160H9168 [13NO], H9181, H9183, H9184, H9189, H9190, H9239, H9240, H9241H9247 [14NO], H9257, H9258, H9259, H9260, H9261, H9262, H9263, H9264, H9265, H9266, H9267, H9268, H9269, H9302H9373 [15NO], H9380, H9381H9414, H9415, H9416, H9418H9420, H9422 [16NO], H9440, H9456, H9457H9462, H9465 [28NO], H9472, H9475, H9476, H9477, H9478, H9481H9484, H9512H9514 [29NO], H9519, H9525, H9526, H9527, H9529, H9531, H9536, H9560, H9562, H9563H9567 [30NO], H9572, H9586, H9587, H9588, H9592 [1DE], H9613, H9614 [4DE], H9623, H9628, H9632 [5DE], H9671, H9672 [6DE], H9713, H9715H9717, H9718, H9719, H9720, H9721, H9722, H9724H9728, H9743, H9748H9753 [7DE], H9780 [11DE], H9792, H9794, H9797, H9798, H9799, H9836H9840 [12DE], H9849, H9850, H9852, H9858, H9864, H9891 [13DE], H9903, H9904, H9918H9922, H9926, H9933, H9934 [14DE], E1558 [13NO], E1597 [24NO], E1604 [28NO], E1637 [1DE]

___use of budget reconciliation to reform the Federal tax code (H.R. 1), consideration (H. Res. 619), H9269H9280 [15NO]

___use of budget reconciliation to reform the Federal tax code (H.R. 1), motion to instruct conferees, H9603H9613 [4DE]

___use of budget reconciliation to reform the Federal tax code (H.R. 1), Senate amendment, H9602 [4DE]

The CALL (organization): tribute, H9524 [30NO]

Thurman, Josh and Mandy: Congressional Coalition on Adoption Angels in Adoption Award recipient, H7592 [28SE]

Tougaloo College: tribute to Delta Health Partners Healthy Start Initiative, E665 [18MY]

Transgender Awareness Week: observance, H9184 [14NO]

Tribolet, Nanci: American Mothers, Inc., Iowa Mother of the Year award recipient, E1421 [24OC]

Trump, President: court rulings on Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees relative to exemption for individuals with close relatives living in the U.S., H6217 [25JY]

___decision relative to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, H6633, H6645, H6646, H6648 [5SE], H6657, H6658, H6680, H6681, H6685, H6686, H6687, H6843 [6SE], H7093, H7094, H7095, H7097, H7099, H7100, H7101, H7102, H7103, H7104, H7105, H7106 [7SE], H7186 [8SE], H7226, H7228 [12SE], H7326, H7378 [13SE], H7386, H7392 [14SE], H7476 [25SE], H7617 [28SE], H7928 [11OC], E1152 [1SE]

___evaluation of administration, H1951 [9MR], H2519 [29MR], H2854 [26AP], H2907, H2909 [27AP], H2961 [28AP], H5973, H5974 [18JY], H8303 [1NO], H8391 [2NO], E564 [28AP]

___Executive order rescinding Federal requirement that employers must include birth control coverage in their health insurance plans, H8016 [12OC]

University of Minnesota: tribute to Minnesota Farm Family of the Year award recipients, H7492 [26SE]

Vera House, Inc.: tribute to White Ribbon Campaign against domestic violence and sexual abuse, H1469 [2MR]

Veterans: increase rates of disability compensation for veterans with service-connected disabilities and dependency and indemnity compensation for survivors of certain disabled veterans (H.R. 1329), H4476, H4477 [23MY], E716 [24MY]

Violence Against Women Act: reauthorize, H8210 [25OC]

Woman's Place (organization): tribute, H5769 [13JY]

Women: tribute to Brides March against domestic violence, H8132 [24OC], H8210 [25OC]

Women Helping Women (organization): anniversary, H1489 [2MR]

World Contraception Day: observance, E1271 [26SE]

Wrightsville, PA: tribute to Middletown Grange Fair, H6471 [27JY]

YMCA: tribute to Safety Around the Water Program, H4323 [18MY]

Young Men's & Young Women's Hebrew Association: anniversary, E797 [8JN]

Remarks in Senate

Abortion: prohibit taxpayer funded abortions, S4252 [26JY], S4386 [27JY]

Afterschool Alliance (organization): support goals and ideals of Lights on Afterschool! event (S. Res. 297), S6860 [26OC]

AID: implement policies to end preventable maternal, newborn, and child deaths globally (S. 1730), S4774 [2AU]

Alvis (organization): anniversary, S7814 [4DE]

Armed Forces: provide a period for relocation of spouses and dependents of certain members undergoing a permanent change of station in order to ease and facilitate the relocation of military families, S7871 [6DE]

___provide flexibility in housing treatment of families of members undergoing a permanent change of station by allowing them to leave early or remain at their current duty station for up to six months, S5263 [13SE]

___provide flexibility in housing treatment of families of members undergoing a permanent change of station by allowing them to leave early or remain at their current duty station for up to six months (S. 1154), S3199 [25MY]

Bankruptcy: clarify rule allowing discharge as a nonpriority claim of governmental claims arising from disposition of farm assets (S. 1237), S3215, S3216 [25MY]

Budget: allocation of funds, S3116S3118 [24MY]

___create a point of order against any legislation that would modify or eliminate State and local tax deductions, S6596, S6603, S6604 [19OC]

___strike reconciliation instructions to Committee on Finance (Senate) relative to tax reform, S6594, S6602, S6629 [19OC]

Bureau of Prisons: improve treatment of Federal prisoners who are primary caretaker parents (S. 1524), S3922 [11JY]

Democratic Party: national agenda, S8 [3JA]

Dept. of Education: provide Federal Pell Grants to Iraq and Afghanistan veteran's dependents (S. 1125), S2934 [15MY]

___reduce interest rate caps, eliminate loan origination fees, and provide for refinancing of loans under the Federal Direct Loan Program (S. 1521), S3886 [10JY]

Dept. of HHS: disapprove rule on compliance with title X requirements by family planning project recipients in selecting subrecipients to provide services (H.J. Res. 43), S2081 [29MR], S2119, S2122S2139 [30MR]

___disapprove rule on compliance with title X requirements by family planning project recipients in selecting subrecipients to provide services (H.J. Res. 43), motion to proceed, S2122 [30MR]

___disapprove rule on compliance with title X requirements by family planning project recipients in selecting subrecipients to provide services (S.J. Res. 13), S1526S1529 [1MR]

___establish a National Family Caregiving Strategy (S. 1028), S2724 [3MY], S6143 [26SE]

___establish pilot programs in States with high rates of opioid substance use disorder and neonatal abstinence syndrome to research efficacy of early intervention and case management model of care for mothers and babies, S4270 [26JY]

___reauthorize Administration on Aging Lifespan Respite Care Program (S. 1188), S3092 [23MY]

Dept. of Homeland Security: anniversary of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, S3506 [15JN]

___importance of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, S1257 [16FE]

___provide temporary relief from deportation and work authorization through provisional protected presence for eligible Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program participants, S12 [3JA], S42 [4JA], S7834S7839 [5DE]

___provide temporary relief from deportation and work authorization through provisional protected presence for eligible Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program participants (S. 128), S298 [12JA], S414 [24JA], S4106 [20JY], S7861 [6DE]

Dept. of HUD: develop local strategies to coordinate use of assistance for low-income housing residents with public and private resources to enable families to achieve economic independence and self-sufficiency (S. 1344), S3457 [13JN]

Dept. of Justice: improve Public Safety Officers' Benefits Program through weekly online updates on pending claims, reporting on aggregate statistics on claims, and reducing wait times for receipt of compensation (S. 419), S2947, S2954 [16MY], S3037 [18MY]

___promote pro bono legal services as a critical way to empower survivors of domestic violence (S. 717), S4018 [17JY], S4694 [1AU]

___reauthorize Missing Alzheimer's Disease Patient Alert Program and promote initiatives to reduce risk of injury and death from wandering characteristics of some children with autism, S3204 [25MY]

___reauthorize Missing Alzheimer's Disease Patient Alert Program and promote initiatives to reduce risk of injury and death from wandering characteristics of some children with autism (S. 2070), S7002 [2NO]

Dept. of State: report on progress of certain European countries on the return of, or restitution for, wrongfully confiscated or transferred Holocaust-era assets (S. 447), S7950 [12DE]

Dept. of Veterans Affairs: clarify conditions under which veterans, their spouses, and children may be adjudicated mentally incompetent relative to their ability to purchase firearms (H.R. 1181), S1897 [21MR], S1900 [22MR]

___expand eligibility for, and benefits under, the family caregiver assistance program and enhance compensation for uniformed services members requiring assistance in everyday life (S. 591), S1744 [9MR]

___improve benefits and services for women veterans (S. 681), S7076 [8NO]

Dia de los Ninos_Celebrating Young Americans: designate (S. Res. 146), S2631 [27AP]

Diseases and disorders: recognize importance of a continued commitment to ending pediatric HIV/AIDS worldwide (S. Res. 310), S7557 [30NO]

Economy: impact of tax cuts, S6195, S6215 [28SE], S6267, S6269S6273, S6277, S6280 [3OC], S6293, S6295S6299, S6301S6306 [4OC], S6327, S6329, S6332, S6343 [5OC], S6384S6386 [16OC], S6421S6429, S6434S6445 [17OC], S6491S6500, S6502S6518 [18OC], S6593, S6600, S6614, S6631S6635 [19OC], S6778S6780 [25OC], S6909S6912 [31OC], S7245 [15NO], S7338 [28NO], S7371, S7503 [29NO], S7533, S7549S7554 [30NO], S7833 [5DE], S8027 [14DE]

___impact of unequal distribution of wealth and income, S2589 [27AP]

Firearms: allow family members and close associates of suspected unstable individuals to take legal actions to prevent such individuals from purchasing or possessing firearms (S. 1212), S3147 [24MY]

Gold Star Wives Day: designate (S. Res. 112), S2220 [4AP]

Health: improve patient choice and care by allowing States to adopt market-based options that increase access to affordable insurance and consumer protections and reform health care-related tax provisions (S. 191), S369, S400S403 [23JA], S412 [24JA], S510 [31JA], S2831 [9MY], S3089 [23MY], S3548 [15JN]

Homeless Assistance Act : anniversary, S4108 [20JY]

Immigration: authorize border infrastructure construction, cancel removal and adjust status of certain aliens who are long-term residents and entered U.S. as children, and deport aliens associated with criminal gangs (S. 1937), S6362 [5OC]

___authorize border infrastructure construction, cancel removal and adjust status of certain aliens who are long-term residents and entered U.S. as children, and deport aliens associated with criminal gangs (S. 2199), S7895 [6DE], S7898 [7DE]

___authorize cancellation of removal and adjustment of status of certain aliens who are long-term U.S. residents and who entered the U.S. as children, S6353 [5OC]

___authorize cancellation of removal and adjustment of status of certain aliens who are long-term U.S. residents and who entered the U.S. as children (S. 1615), S4700 [2AU], S4921 [5SE], S4984S5000 [6SE], S5025, S5031, S5039S5044 [7SE], S5087 [11SE], S5192S5194 [12SE], S5245, S5260 [13SE], S5710 [14SE], S6156 [26SE], S6315 [4OC], S6780 [25OC], S7031 [6NO], S7049 [7NO], S7186 [14NO], S7271S7273 [16NO], S7376 [29NO], S7812S7814 [4DE], S7825, S7832 [5DE], S7860, S7868, S7875S7877 [6DE], S7899, S7910, S7914, S7919, S7922 [7DE], S7958, S7965S7972 [12DE], S8009S8013 [13DE], S8030, S8040 [14DE]

___authorize cancellation of removal and adjustment of status of certain aliens who are long-term U.S. residents and who entered the U.S. as children (S. 1852), S7836 [5DE]

___establish skills-based immigration points system, focus family-sponsored immigration on spouses and minor children, eliminate Diversity Immigrant Visa Program, and limit number of refugees admitted annually (S. 1720), S4785 [3AU]

___improve border security and enforce existing immigration laws, S2792 [8MY]

Insurance: create a point of order against legislation that would eliminate or reduce access to women's health care, including a decrease in access or coverage of reproductive health care services, S264 [11JA]

Kansas City, MO: tribute to Guadalupe Centers (organization), S5477 [13SE]

Kelly, John F.: suitability to be Sec. of Homeland Security relative to views on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, S356 [20JA]

Kenya: anniversary of Nyumbani Children's Home, S5855 [19SE]

Kids to Parks Day: designate (S. Res. 123), S2564 [26AP]

Kimpton, Rozann: Congressional Coalition on Adoption Angels in Adoption Award recipient, S6204 [28SE]

LIHEAP: funding, S2211 [4AP], S3107 [24MY]

Maine Coalition To End Domestic Violence: anniversary, S6966 [1NO]

March for Life: commend marchers and recognize the right to life, S416 [24JA]

Mental health: improve the quality of mental health care, S2896S2898 [11MY]

___provide coverage for individuals diagnosed with mental illness, S138 [9JA], S240 [11JA]

National Adoption Day: support goals and ideals (S. Res. 331), S7192S7194 [14NO]

National Adoption Month: observance, S7357 [28NO], S7402 [29NO]

___support goals and ideals (S. Res. 331), S7192S7194 [14NO]

National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week: designate (S. Res. 277), S6234 [28SE]

National Character Counts Week: designate (S. Res. 283), S6324 [4OC]

National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges: anniversary, S3990 [13JY]

National Domestic Violence Awareness Month: support goals and ideals (S. Res. 320), S6972, S6973 [1NO]

National Donate Life Month: support goals and ideals (S. Res. 152), S2728 [3MY]

National Family Service Learning Week: designate (S. Res. 259), S5772 [14SE]

National Foster Care Month: designate (S. Res. 156), S3072 [22MY]

___observance, S3179 [25MY]

National Missing Children's Day: observance, S3204 [25MY]

National Runaway Prevention Month: designate (S. Res. 339), S7310 [16NO]

Native Americans: repeal certain obsolete laws relating to Native Americans (S. 343), S7497 [29NO]

Older Americans Month: designate (S. Res. 172), S3048 [18MY]

Orlando, FL: anniversary of shooting at Pulse nightclub, express condolences and support for victims and survivors, commend law enforcement and first responders, and stand united against terrorism and hatred, S3382, S3384S3387 [12JN]

___anniversary of shooting at Pulse nightclub, express condolences and support for victims and survivors, commend law enforcement and first responders, and stand united against terrorism and hatred (S. Res. 190), S3410 [12JN]

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: impact of implementation on health care, coverage, costs, and accessibility, S2870 [10MY], S3023, S3029S3033 [18MY]

Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc.: funding, S1047, S1064 [9FE], S1619 [7MR], S1655 [8MR], S1784, S1789 [14MR], S4407 [27JY]

___prohibit funding, S3349 [8JN]

___women's health care services funding, S2122S2139 [30MR]

Polson, MT: tribute to Western Montana Area VI Agency on Aging Foster Grandparents Program, S6131 [26SE]

Public buildings: provide a lactation room in public buildings (S. 1497), S3861 [29JN]

Read Across America Day: designate (S. Res. 79), S1585 [2MR]

Silver Star Service Banner Day: designate (S. 917), S3226 [25MY]

___designate (S. Res. 135), S2653 [1MY]

Social Security: allow States to provide foster care maintenance payments for children of parents in a licensed residential family-based substance abuse treatment facility and reauthorize grants to improve family well-being (S. 1268), S3218 [25MY], S3282 [6JN]

Sports: recognize youth that benefit from youth sports and the parents, volunteers, and organizations that make youth sports possible (S. Res. 227), S4715 [2AU]

Supreme Court: decision in Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt relative to Texas law restricting access to abortion services, S411 [24JA]

Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day: support goals and ideals (S. Res. 127), S2630 [27AP]

Taxation: allow limited 529 college savings programs funds to be used for elementary and secondary education, including homeschooling, S7705 [1DE]

___create a point of order against legislation that provides tax cuts for the wealthiest individuals, S6521, S6524, S6525 [18OC]

___create a point of order against legislation that would increase taxes on taxpayers whose income is below a certain level, S6619 [19OC]

___eliminate State and local tax deductions, S6295, S6296 [4OC], S6329 [5OC], S6428 [17OC], S6530 [18OC], S6595 [19OC], S6863 [30OC], S7074 [8NO], S7151 [9NO], S7385S7387, S7398 [29NO], S7520, S7542 [30NO], S7661S7663, S7680, S7683 [1DE]

___enhance the child and dependent care tax credit, S6524 [18OC]

___establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund to increase the child tax credit, S6501 [18OC], S6619 [19OC]

___establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund to make the U.S. tax system simpler and fairer, S6618 [19OC]

___establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund to prioritize tax relief for the middle class over Federal tax code reform that disproportionally favors high-income individuals, S6603 [19OC]

___expand eligibility for the refundable credit for coverage under a qualified health plan (S. 1529), S7146 [9NO]

___impact of legislation to reform the Federal tax code on Puerto Rico, S7391 [29NO]

___impact of proposed legislation to reform the Federal tax code on children, S7670S7672 [1DE]

___impact of proposed legislation to reform the Federal tax code on U.S. corporations that have multinational operations relative to incentives to move operations and jobs overseas, S7502 [29NO]

___increase and make child tax credit fully refundable, establish an increased child tax credit for young children, index credits for inflation, and set up advance payments on a monthly basis (S. 2018), S7233 [15NO]

___increase and make permanent the child tax credit, S7702 [1DE]

___make child and dependent care credit refundable, S7521 [30NO]

___make child tax credit fully refundable, S7511, S7543 [30NO]

___make middle class tax cuts permanent, S7655 [1DE]

___make middle-class tax cuts permanent, S7705 [1DE]

___make reduction to individual tax rates permanent, maintain certain deductions at current levels, provide permanent tax relief to small businesses, and lower corporate tax rate, S7706 [1DE]

___modify and make child tax credit fully refundable to amount paid in payroll tax, S7350 [28NO], S7387, S7388 [29NO], S7543 [30NO], S7689S7691, S7703 [1DE], S7880 [6DE]

___prohibit legislation to reform the Federal tax code from increasing the deficit, S7877S7879 [6DE]

___provide a credit to employers who provide paid family and medical leave, S7911 [7DE]

___provide for a refundable adoption tax credit (S. 937), S7193 [14NO]

___rates, S1104 [13FE], S7541, S7542 [30NO]

___reform the Federal tax code, S1096S1098 [13FE], S1197 [15FE], S1983S1985 [27MR], S2144S2146 [30MR], S2510 [25AP], S2540, S2541 [26AP], S2565, S2569 [27AP], S2645 [1MY], S2660 [2MY], S2973 [17MY], S3076 [23MY], S3414 [13JN], S3781 [27JN], S3941S3943 [12JY], S4101 [20JY], S4635, S4642 [1AU], S4698 [2AU], S4784, S4809, S4820S4822 [3AU], S4918 [5SE], S4973S4975, S4983 [6SE], S5244, S5261 [13SE], S5710S5712 [14SE], S5826, S5848 [19SE], S6156 [26SE], S6159, S6160, S6164, S6167, S6171S6175, S6179 [27SE], S6195, S6205, S6215 [28SE], S6243 [2OC], S6267, S6269S6273, S6277, S6280 [3OC], S6293, S6295S6299, S6301S6306, S6308S6315 [4OC], S6327, S6329, S6332S6334, S6340, S6343 [5OC], S6384S6386 [16OC], S6421S6431, S6434S6445 [17OC], S6491S6518, S6520S6526, S6530 [18OC], S6593S6596, S6600S6617, S6630S6635 [19OC], S6704S6706 [23OC], S6719S6721, S6727S6729 [24OC], S6777, S6778S6781, S6787S6792 [25OC], S6826S6832, S6836, S6841 [26OC]

___reinstate estate tax and deposit revenues in a trust fund to maintain military readiness of U.S. forces and to address opioid abuse, S7372 [29NO]

___repeal certain tax cuts if they do not result in a $4000 increase in household wages by a certain date, S7676, S7677 [1DE], S7878, S7879 [6DE]

___repeal estate and generation-skipping taxes, S6525 [18OC]

___repeal estate and gift taxes, S2668 [2MY]

___restore State and local tax deductions if State and local spending on investments in healthcare, infrastructure, education, public safety, children, and the elderly is reduced or taxes on middle class is increased, S7703 [1DE]

___return corporate tax rate to current levels if average household wage fails to increase within a certain time period, S7536, S7544, S7545 [30NO]

___strengthen the earned income and child tax credits, S7513 [30NO]

___use of budget reconciliation to reform the Federal tax code, S6863, S6864 [30OC], S6890, S6892, S6896S6899, S6908S6912, S6915 [31OC], S6953 [1NO]

___use of budget reconciliation to reform the Federal tax code (H.R. 1), S6976S6979, S6982S6985, S6990 [2NO], S7006, S7008, S7010 [6NO], S7033S7035, S7041S7046 [7NO], S7072S7074, S7079, S7082, S7083, S7094S7096, S7121 [8NO], S7125, S7126, S7135, S7140S7145, S7151 [9NO], S7169, S7171 [13NO], S7185S7190, S7196, S7206, S7208 [14NO], S7225S7229, S7231S7243, S7245, S7252S7255 [15NO], S7269S7271, S7281S7285 [16NO], S7319, S7320, S7322, S7326, S7335 [27NO], S7337S7341, S7346S7348, S7350S7352, S7354, S7363 [28NO], S7367S7402, S7499S7505 [29NO], S7507S7557 [30NO], S7653S7714, S7716 [1DE], S7810S7812, S7816, S7823 [4DE], S7827S7834, S7850 [5DE], S7859, S7864S7875, S7882 [6DE], S7898, S7899, S7911S7913, S7916, S7920 [7DE], S7941 [11DE], S7951S7954, S7958, S7963 [12DE], S7980S7982, S7986, S7990, S7992, S7999S8001, S8013 [13DE], S8018, S8019, S8025S8032, S8034S8037, S8039, S8040 [14DE]

___use of budget reconciliation to reform the Federal tax code (H.R. 1), motion to commit, S7402 [29NO], S7514, S7516S7520, S7527S7533, S7536 [30NO], S7654S7657, S7703, S7706 [1DE]

___use of budget reconciliation to reform the Federal tax code (H.R. 1), motion to instruct conferees, S7877S7881 [6DE]

___use of budget reconciliation to reform the Federal tax code (H.R. 1), motion to proceed, S7393 [29NO]

___use of budget reconciliation to reform the Federal tax code (H.R. 1), unanimous-consent agreement, S7514, S7518, S7545, S7547 [30NO], S7669, S7673 [1DE], S7867, S7879 [6DE]

Trump, President: decision relative to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, S4918S4921, S4956S4958 [5SE], S4972, S4984S5000 [6SE], S5025S5028, S5031, S5039S5044 [7SE], S5087 [11SE], S5272 [13SE], S6315 [4OC], S8010S8013 [13DE], S8030 [14DE]

Veterans: increase rates of disability compensation for veterans with service-connected disabilities and dependency and indemnity compensation for survivors of certain disabled veterans (H.R. 1329), S6820 [25OC]

Wold, Peter: Boys and Girls Club of Central Wyoming Awards and Recognition Breakfast honoree, S5100 [11SE]

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: designate (S. Res. 194), S4695 [1AU]

Reports

Preliminary Analysis of the Unified Framework for Fixing Our Broken Tax Code: Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center (excerpt), H8159 [25OC]

Reports filed

Consideration of H.J. Res. 43, Disapprove Dept. of HHS Rule on Compliance With Title X Requirements by Family Planning Project Recipients in Selecting Subrecipients: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 123) (H. Rept. 115–12), H1183 [14FE]

Consideration of H.R. 1, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 619) (H. Rept. 115–410), H9254 [14NO]

Consideration of H.R. 7, No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 55) (H. Rept. 115–5), H607 [23JA]

Consideration of H.R. 1181, Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 198) (H. Rept. 115–39), H2081 [15MR]

Consideration of H.R. 2824, Increasing Opportunity and Success for Children and Parents Through Evidence-Based Home Visiting Act: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 533) (H. Rept. 115–331), H7485 [25SE]

Dept. of HHS National Family Caregiving Strategy Establishment: Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (Senate) (S. 1028), S2915 [11MY]

Dept. of Justice Missing Alzheimer's Disease Patient Alert Program Reauthorization and Reduce Risk of Injury or Death From Wandering Characteristics of Some Children With Autism: Committee on the Judiciary (Senate) (S. 2070), S7717 [1DE]

Dept. of Veterans Affairs Consistent Eligibility Date for Memorial Headstones and Markers for Eligible Spouses and Children of Veterans Whose Remains Are Unavailable: Committee on Veterans' Affairs (House) (H.R. 3656) (H. Rept. 115–387), H8522 [6NO]

Dept. of Veterans Affairs Provision of Headstones and Markers for Graves of Spouses and Children of Veterans Who Are Buried in Tribal Cemeteries: Committee on Veterans' Affairs (House) (H.R. 3657) (H. Rept. 115–388), H8522 [6NO]

District of Columbia Funding for Public Schools, Charter Schools, and the Opportunity Scholarship Program Providing Private School Vouchers: Committee on Oversight and Government Reform (House) (H.R. 1387) (H. Rept. 115–62), H2463 [27MR]

Fairness for Breastfeeding Mothers Act: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (House) (H.R. 1174) (H. Rept. 115–24), H1592 [7MR]

Family Office Technical Correction Act: Committee on Financial Services (House) (H.R. 3972) (H. Rept. 115–362), H8075 [23OC]

Family Self-Sufficiency Act: Committee on Financial Services (House) (H.R. 4258) (H. Rept. 115–464), H9900 [13DE]

Improving Support for Missing and Exploited Children Act: Committee on Education and the Workforce (House) (H.R. 1808) (H. Rept. 115–110), H4176 [4MY]

Increasing Opportunity and Success for Children and Parents Through Evidence-Based Home Visiting Act: Committee on Ways and Means (House) (H.R. 2824) (H. Rept. 115–315), H7433 [21SE], H7485 [25SE]

Justice for Uncompensated Survivors Today (JUST) Act: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate) (S. 447), S7846 [5DE]

Military Residency Choice Act: Committee on Veterans' Affairs (House) (H.R. 282) (H. Rept. 115–245), H6211 [24JY]

Public Safety Officers' Benefits Improvement Act: Committee on the Judiciary (Senate) (S. 419), S1742 [9MR]

Repealing Existing Substandard Provisions Encouraging Conciliation With Tribes (RESPECT) Act: Committee on Indian Affairs (Senate) (S. 343) (S. Rept. 115–85), S3145 [24MY]

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Committee on the Budget (Senate) (S. 1), S7360 [28NO]

___Committee on Ways and Means (House) (H.R. 1) (H. Rept. 115–409), H9178 [13NO]

Veterans' Access to Child Care Act: Committee on Veterans' Affairs (House) (H.R. 95) (H. Rept. 115–266), H6571 [28JY]

Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act: Committee on Veterans' Affairs (House) (H.R. 1329) (H. Rept. 115–134), H4387 [19MY]

Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act: Committee on Veterans' Affairs (House) (H.R. 1181) (H. Rept. 115–33), H2050 [10MR]

Statements

Opposition to Restrictions on Women's Health Care Options: several religious organizations, H628 [24JA]

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Executive Office of the President, H9273 [15NO]

Tables

Percentage of tax units that use State and local tax deduction and average deduction by State, S6295 [4OC]

Testimonies

Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act: Jeffrey Swanson and Richard Bonnie, H2110 [16MR]

___Stephen N. Xenakis, Austen Riggs Center, H2109 [16MR]

Violence Against Women Act Next Steps_Protecting Women From Gun Violence (2014): Christopher Schmaling, Racine County, WI, Sheriff's Office, S7047 [7NO]

Texts of

H. Res. 55, consideration of H.R. 7, No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act, H620 [24JA]

H. Res. 123, consideration of H.J. Res. 43, disapprove Dept. of HHS rule on compliance with title X requirements by family planning project recipients in selecting subrecipients to provide services, H1193 [15FE]

H. Res. 198, consideration of H.R. 1181, Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act, H2094 [16MR]

H. Res. 533, consideration of H.R. 2824, Increasing Opportunity and Success for Children and Parents Through Evidence-Based Home Visiting Act and H.R. 2792, Control Unlawful Fugitive Felons Act, H7499 [26SE]

H. Res. 619, consideration of H.R. 1, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, H9269 [15NO]

H.J. Res. 43, disapprove Dept. of HHS rule on compliance with title X requirements by family planning project recipients in selecting subrecipients to provide services, H1268 [16FE]

H.R. 1, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, H9302H9345 [15NO]

H.R. 7, No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act, H633H635 [24JA]

H.R. 95, Veterans' Access to Child Care Act, H6538 [28JY]

H.R. 282, Military Residency Choice Act, H6170 [24JY]

H.R. 1174, Fairness for Breastfeeding Mothers Act, H1550 [7MR]

H.R. 1181, Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act, H2102 [16MR]

H.R. 1329, Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act, H4476 [23MY]

H.R. 1808, Improving Support for Missing and Exploited Children Act, H4453 [23MY]

H.R. 2742, Modernizing the Interstate Placement of Children in Foster Care Act, H4963 [20JN]

H.R. 2824, Increasing Opportunity and Success for Children and Parents Through Evidence-Based Home Visiting Act, H7510 [26SE]

H.R. 2834, Partnership Grants To Strengthen Families Affected by Parental Substance Abuse Act, H4966 [20JN]

H.R. 2847, Improving Services for Older Youth in Foster Care Act, H4951 [20JN]

H.R. 2857, Supporting Families in Substance Abuse Treatment Act, H4968 [20JN]

H.R. 2866, Reducing Barriers for Relative Foster Parents Act, H4955 [20JN]

H.R. 3656, Dept. of Veterans Affairs consistent eligibility date for provision of memorial headstones and markers for eligible spouses and dependent children of veterans whose remains are unavailable, H8507 [6NO]

H.R. 3657, Dept. of Veterans Affairs provision of headstones and markers for graves of spouses and children of veterans who are buried in tribal cemeteries, H8508 [6NO]

H.R. 3897, Gold Star Family Support and Installation Access Act, H8545 [7NO]

H.R. 3972, Family Office Technical Correction Act, H8097 [24OC]

S. 343, Repealing Existing Substandard Provisions Encouraging Conciliation With Tribes (RESPECT) Act, S7497 [29NO]

S. 419, Public Safety Officers' Benefits Improvement Act, H4248 [17MY]

S. 447, Justice for Uncompensated Survivors Today (JUST) Act, S7950 [12DE]

S. 717, Pro Bono Work To Empower and Represent (POWER) Act, S4694 [1AU]

S. 917, Silver Star Service Banner Day Act, S3227 [25MY]

S. 1237, Family Farmer Bankruptcy Clarification Act, S3215 [25MY]

S. 1268, Child Protection and Family Support Act, S3218 [25MY]

S. 1497, Fairness for Breastfeeding Mothers Act, S3861 [29JN]

S. 1845, Lead-Safe Housing for Kids Act, S5864 [19SE]

S. Res. 28, Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day, S497 [30JA]

S. Res. 79, Read Across America Day, S1583 [2MR]

S. Res. 112, Gold Star Wives Day, S2219 [4AP]

S. Res. 123, Kids to Parks Day, S2457 [7AP]

S. Res. 127, support goals and ideals of Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, S2458 [7AP]

S. Res. 135, Silver Star Service Banner Day, S2495 [24AP]

S. Res. 144, National Purebred Dog Day, S2627 [27AP]

S. Res. 146, Dia de los Ninos_Celebrating Young Americans, S2628 [27AP]

S. Res. 152, support goals and ideals of National Donate Life Month, S2726 [3MY]

S. Res. 156, National Foster Care Month, S2778 [4MY]

S. Res. 172, Older Americans Month, S3045 [18MY]

S. Res. 190, anniversary of shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, FL, express condolences and support for victims and survivors, commend law enforcement and first responders, and stand united against terrorism and hatred, S3398 [12JN]

S. Res. 194, World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, S3557 [15JN]

S. Res. 227, recognize youth that benefit from youth sports and the parents, volunteers, and organizations that make youth sports possible, S4119 [20JY]

S. Res. 246, National Breastfeeding Month, S4881 [3AU]

S. Res. 246, World Breastfeeding Week, S4881 [3AU]

S. Res. 259, National Family Service Learning Week, S5748 [14SE]

S. Res. 264, National Kinship Care Month, S5866 [19SE]

S. Res. 277, National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week, S6231 [28SE]

S. Res. 283, National Character Counts Week, S6323 [4OC]

S. Res. 297, support goals and ideals of Afterschool Alliance (organization) Lights on Afterschool! event, S6656 [19OC]

S. Res. 310, recognize importance of a continued commitment to ending pediatric HIV/AIDS worldwide, S6857 [26OC]

S. Res. 320, support goals and ideals of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, S6972 [1NO]

S. Res. 331, support goals and ideals of National Adoption Day and National Adoption Month, S7216 [14NO]

S. Res. 335, National Family Week, S7303 [16NO]

S. Res. 339, National Runaway Prevention Month, S7304 [16NO]

Transcripts

Tax Reform, Spending Constraints Needed, Says GOP Rep.: Heidi Pryzbyla with Representative Kevin Brady, ``Morning Joe'', MSNBC (television network) (excerpt), H9385 [16NO]