ARRINGTON, JODEY C. (A REPRESENTATIVE FROM TEXAS)

ARRINGTON, JODEY C. (a Representative from Texas)

ARRINGTON, JODEY C. (a Representative from Texas)

Amendments

Dept. of Agriculture: reform and continue agricultural and other programs (H.R. 2), H4125 [16MY]

Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction (H.R. 5515), H4707 [24MY]

Appointments

Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform (Joint, Select), H1224 [23FE]

Conferee: H.R. 2, Agriculture and Nutrition Act, H6501 [18JY]

Bills and resolutions cosponsored

Bush, Barbara Pierce: tribute (see H. Res. 838), H3505 [24AP]

Committee on Intelligence (House, Select): release of memo on alleged misuse of Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act warrants in investigation of relationship between President Trump’s campaign and Russian officials (see H. Res. 717), H677 [29JA]

Crime: provide for certain sentencing enhancements relating to illegal reentry offenses and clarify manner in which sentences for such offenses are to be served (see H.R. 5526), H3395 [17AP]

Dept. of Agriculture: submit a report to the FDA on use of a Federal standard of identity for olive oil (see H.R. 5249), H1542 [13MR]

Dept. of Education: carry out a grant program to secure elementary and secondary schools (see H.R. 5107), H6112 [11JY]

——— provide for accreditation reform, require institutions of higher education to publish information on student success, and provide for fiscal and student loan accountability by institutions (see H.R. 4274), H83 [9JA]

Dept. of Homeland Security: support officers and employees of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and denounce efforts to abolish agency (see H. Res. 990), H6196 [13JY]

Dept. of Justice: provide full access to certain documents relative to congressional investigations of prosecutorial and investigatory decisions in Dept. of Justice and FBI investigation of 2016 election (see H. Res. 970), H5978 [28JN]

Dept. of Transportation: issue regulations allowing qualified drivers under the age of 21 who complete a vehicle operation and mentor-apprentice training program to move freight across State lines (see H.R. 5358), H4777 [5JN]

——— modify hours of service requirements relative to transportation of certain live animals (see H.R. 6079), H5093 [12JN]

Dept. of Veterans Affairs: carry out a demonstration program to provide expanded access to medical services through partnerships between departmental medical centers and federally qualified health centers (see H.R. 5047), H1212 [15FE]

——— establish a permanent community care program and a commission on modernization or realignment of health facilities, and improve construction and home loan program laws (see H.R. 5674), H3931 [10MY]

Employment: make E-verify program for employment eligibility confirmation permanent and mandatory (see H.R. 6417), H6651 [23JY]

FCC: ensure Internet openness, prohibit blocking of content, services, and devices and impairment of Internet traffic, limit authority to preempt State law, and consider Internet service to be an information service (see H.R. 4682), H405 [16JA]

Foreign policy: support continued cooperation with Israel, ensure adequate capabilites to counter Iran’s destabilizing activities, and support stability and safety in the Middle East (see H. Res. 785), H3887 [9MY]

George P. Kazen Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Laredo, TX: designate (see H.R. 5280), H3783 [7MY]

Government: making continuing appropriations for payment of Armed Forces and Dept. of Homeland Security personnel performing national security activities and prohibit Members of Congress from being paid during a shutdown (see H.R. 4852), H603 [20JA]

Government regulations: require the appropriate Federal banking agencies to recognize the exposure-reducing nature of client margin for cleared derivatives (see H.R. 4659), H1609 [14MR]

Graham, Billy: tribute (see H.J. Res. 130), H1334 [27FE]

Immigration: create a nonimmigrant H-2C work visa program for agricultural workers (see H.R. 6417), H6651 [23JY]

——— provide that any alien who has been convicted of a felony or two misdemeanors, is deportable (see H.R. 5653), H3741 [27AP]

——— reform (see H.R. 4760), H478 [17JA]

International trade: include in prohibitions on boycotts against U.S. allies boycotts fostered by international governmental organizations against Israel and direct Eximbank to oppose boycotts against Israel (see H.R. 1697), H4210 [17MY]

Israel: allow State and local governments to divest from entities engaging in boycott, divestment, or sanctions activities targeting Israel (see H.R. 2856), H3979 [15MY]

——— authorize military assistance, support ability to address conventional and emerging threats, and enhance cooperation in areas of mutual interest (see H.R. 5141), H4243 [18MY]

Local Radio Freedom Act: support (see H. Con. Res. 13), H7825 [4SE]

Medicare: extend transition to new payment rates for durable medical equipment and update budget neutrality requirement for oxygen (see H.R. 4229), H1374 [5MR]

——— provide coverage of pharmacist services in medically underserved areas (see H.R. 592), H8739 [20SE]

NIH: establish and fund Opioids and STOP Pain Initiative to expand, intensify, and coordinate fundamental, translational, and clinical research of opioid abuse and the understanding and treatment of pain (see H.R. 4733), H3743 [27AP]

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: repeal Multi-State Plan program (see H.R. 4664), H1342 [1MR]

Postal Service: require foreign shipments to provide electronic advance customs data to U.S. Customs and Border Protection on packages entering the U.S. to help stop trafficking of illicit synthetic drugs (see H.R. 1057), H1267 [26FE]

Powell, Barbara R. Johns: award Congressional Gold Medal posthumously (see H.R. 5561), H9408 [28SE]

Public welfare programs: amend Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program (see H.R. 5861), H4285 [21MY]

Sports: mint coins in commemoration of anniversary of integration of baseball (see H.R. 6469), H7754 [14AU]

Taxation: clarify that wages paid to unauthorized aliens are not deductible (see H.R. 176), H7688 [25JY]

——— encourage retirement savings (see H.R. 5282), H1729 [20MR]

——— make permanent certain tax relief for individuals, families, and small business (see H.R. 6760), H8733 [17SE]

——— provide a child tax credit for pregnant moms (see H.R. 5006), H1374 [5MR]

——— repeal excise tax on medical devices (see H.R. 184), H5649 [25JN]

Turkey: restrict loans from international financial institutions until the Turkish Government ends detention of U.S. citizens (see H.R. 6633), H7724 [26JY]

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: provide for improved precision in listing, delisting, and downlisting of endangered and potentially endangered species (see H.R. 6356), H6264 [16JY]

Bills and resolutions introduced

Air Force: acknowledge readiness challenges due to aging aircraft and depleted personnel and call for regular and sufficient funding to address procurement, maintenance, and staffing shortfalls (see H. Res. 1010), H6649 [23JY]

Armed Forces: take certain steps to improve Transition Assistance Program and other transition assistance to members who are separated, retired, or discharged (see H.R. 5649), H3741 [27AP]

Members of Congress: constitutional amendment to limit terms (see H.J. Res. 134), H3929 [10MY]

Constitutional authority statements

Armed Forces: take certain steps to improve Transition Assistance Program and other transition assistance to members who are separated, retired, or discharged (H.R. 5649), H3742 [27AP]

Members of Congress: constitutional amendment to limit terms (H.J. Res. 134), H3930 [10MY]

Designated Speaker pro tempore

House of Representatives, H3 [5JA], H175 [16JA], H3045 [23MR], H5583 [25JN]

Letters

Dept. of Agriculture Community Facilities Direct Loan and Guarantee Loan Program and Business and Industry Guaranteed Loan Program permission for rural hospitals to refinance existing debt: Alan Morgan, National Rural Health Association, H4126 [16MY]

Pledge of Allegiance 

House of Representatives, H3 [5JA], H3045 [23MR]

Remarks

Abortion: prohibit a health care practitioner from failing to exercise the proper degree of care in the case of a child who survives an abortion or attempted abortion (H.R. 4712), H176 [16JA]

Air Force: acknowledge readiness challenges due to aging aircraft and depleted personnel and call for regular and sufficient funding to address procurement, maintenance, and staffing shortfalls (H. Res. 1010), H7647 [25JY]

Armed Forces: take certain steps to improve Transition Assistance Program and other transition assistance to members who are separated, retired, or discharged (H.R. 5649), H3731 [27AP], H7137, H7138 [24JY]

Budget: constitutional amendment to require balanced (H.J. Res. 2), H3191 [12AP]

Dept. of Agriculture: modify Community Facilities Direct Loan and Guarantee Loan Program and Business and Industry Guaranteed Loan Program to permit rural hospitals to refinance existing debt, H4125, H4126 [16MY]

——— reform and continue agricultural and other programs (H.R. 2), H3585 [26AP], H4125, H4126 [16MY]

——— Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program reform, H3585 [26AP]

Dept. of Veterans Affairs: ensure employee labor union activities do not interfere with performance of their assigned work duties, H1450 [7MR]

——— extend certain expiring provisions of administered law (S. 3479), H8754, H8758 [25SE]

Economy: promote economic growth, provide tailored regulatory relief, and enhance consumer protections (S. 2155), H4270 [21MY]

Financial institutions: ensure Federal financial regulators perform comprehensive review of regulations to identify outdated or unnecessary regulatory requirements imposed on financial institutions (H.R. 4607), H1382 [6MR]

Graham, Billy: tribute (H.J. Res. 130), H1321 [27FE]

Immigration: oppose zero tolerance policy that prosecutes all adults entering the U.S. illegally and leads to family separation for parents attempting to enter with children, H5584 [25JN]

——— reform, H5584 [25JN]

Irlbeck, Carl: Texas High School Basketball Hall of Fame inductee, H3331 [16AP]

Iron and steel industry: imposition of tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, H1511 [13MR]

Martin Luther King, Jr., Day: observance, H176 [16JA]

Members of Congress: constitutional amendment to limit terms, H7908, H7909, H7910, H7911, H7912, H7913, H7914 [6SE]

National Agriculture Day: observance, H1683 [19MR]

National Small Business Week: observance, H3585 [26AP]

Supreme Court: hearing of arguments in National Institute of Family and Life Advocates v. Becerra relative to whether certain disclosures required by California law violate freedom of speech, H1591 [14MR]

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: impact, H1261 [26FE]

Taxation: reform, H7876 [6SE]

Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP): anniversary, H4698 [24MY]

Tributes

Bush, Barbara Pierce, H3431 [18AP]

Campa-Peters, Sophia, H176 [16JA]

Crenshaw, Phil, H3587 [26AP]

Mulder, William, H3731 [27AP]

Weathers, Carl A., H9396 [28SE]

Ybarra, Elise, H3789 [8MY]