ALASKA

ALASKA

Amendments

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: repeal oil and gas program (H.R. 1146), H7680, H7681, H7682, H7683 [12SE]

——— repeal oil and gas program (H.R. 1146), consideration (H. Res. 548), H7571 [10SE]

Health: extend certain public health programs (H.R. 4378), S5712 [25SE], S5722, S5758 [26SE]

——— extend certain public health programs (H.R. 4378), consideration (H. Res. 564), H7785 [19SE]

Articles and editorials

Caribou Calves and Oil Development—Do They Mix?, H7684 [12SE]

Do the Caribou Really Care?, H7684 [12SE]

Bills and resolutions

Alexander Creek, AK: recognize as a Native village (see H.R. 4582), H8081 [27SE]

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: preserve Arctic coastal plain as wilderness (see S. 2461), S5447 [11SE]

——— repeal oil and gas program (see H.R. 1146), H1517 [11FE]

——— repeal oil and gas program (H.R. 1146), consideration (see H. Res. 548), H7558 [9SE]

Arctic regions: establish a congressionally chartered seaway development corporation (see S. 1177), S2434 [11AP] (see H.R. 3020), H4164 [23MY]

Arctic Research Commission: modify membership (see S. 1179), S2434 [11AP]

CDC: anniversary of Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) program (see H. Res. 570), H7865 [20SE]

Courts: appoint additional Federal circuit judges and divide the ninth judicial circuit into two circuits (see S. 1797), S3362 [12JN] (see H.R. 78), H203 (see H.R. 215), H209 [3JA]

——— appoint additional Federal circuit judges for the ninth circuit, divide the ninth judicial circuit into two circuits, and appoint additional judges to certain district courts (see S. 722), S1734 [7MR]

Dept. of Education: amend science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education program for Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian college students (see S. 2037), S4629 [27JN] (see H.R. 4222), H7528 [30AU]

——— establish Native American Language Vitalization and Training Program (see H.R. 4188), H7505 [16AU]

——— provide access to higher education through a Federal-State partnership to waive community college tuition and provide grants to minority-serving institutions to assist low-income students (see S. 2250), S5062 [24JY] (see H.R. 3933), H7376 [24JY] (see H.R. 4212), H7525 [27AU]

Dept. of Energy: reauthorize Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs and Tribal Energy Loan Guarantee Program (see S. 2610), S5841 [16OC]

Dept. of HHS: allow Indian Health Service payment for Indian or Alaska Native veterans’ copayments for medical care or services at Dept. of Veterans Affairs facilities (see S. 1001), S2239 [3AP]

——— authorize advance appropriations for the Indian Health Service by providing a 2-fiscal-year budget authority (see S. 2541), S5663 [24SE] (see H.R. 1135), H1492 [8FE]

——— convey certain property in Alaska to Tanana Tribal Council and Bristol Bay Area Health Corp. (see S. 224), S586 [24JA] (see H.R. 933), H1336 [30JA]

——— reauthorize and increase funding for Special Diabetes Program for Type 1 Diabetes (see H.R. 2668), H3726 [10MY]

Dept. of Homeland Security: establish Arctic Executive Steering Committee (see S. 1179), S2434 [11AP]

Dept. of Justice: review, revise, and develop law enforcement and justice protocols to address missing and murdered Native Americans (see S. 227), S680 [25JA] (see H.R. 2733), H3789 [14MY]

Dept. of State: establish a U.S. Ambassador at Large for Arctic Affairs (see H.R. 3493), H5199 [26JN]

Dept. of the Interior: modify a definition and disposition and authorized uses of qualified Outer Continental Shelf revenues, exempt certain payments from sequestration, and distribute certain revenues to Alaska (see S. 2418), S5311 [1AU]

Dept. of Transportation: provide Puerto Rico the same exceptions as Alaska relative to foreign air cargo carriers leaving and collecting cargo on their way to or from another U.S. destination (see H.R. 2357), H3283 [25AP]

Education: increase diversity and inclusion in tech sector and minority access to opportunity in science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) education (see H. Res. 169), H2322 [4MR]

EPA: establish new timeline for certain Alaska State implementation plan and attainment requirements for Fairbanks North Star Borough (see S. 2426), S5311 [1AU]

——— revise regulations to prevent catastrophic failure or shutdown of remote diesel power engines in Alaska due to emission control devices (see S. 163), S274 [16JA] (see H.R. 422), H358 [9JA]

Health: extend certain public health programs (see H.R. 4378), H7772 [18SE]

——— extend certain public health programs (H.R. 4378), consideration (see H. Res. 564), H7834 [19SE]

National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls: designate (see S. Res. 144), S2270 [4AP]

National Tribal Colleges and Universities Week: designate (see S. Res. 37), S800 [31JA] (see H. Res. 104), H1391 [6FE]

Native Americans: exclude certain payments to Alaska Native elders for determining eligibility for certain programs (see S. 2533, 2534), S5663 [24SE]

——— improve behavioral health outcomes for American Indians and Alaskan Natives (see H.R. 4533), H8054 [26SE]

——— improve the public health system in tribal communities and increase the number of American Indians and Alaska Natives pursuing health careers (see H.R. 4534), H8054 [26SE]

——— protect cultural practices and livelihoods of producers of Alaska Native handicrafts and fossilized ivory products (see S. 804), S1898 [14MR] (see H.R. 1806), H2745 [14MR]

——— protect voting rights by increasing access and boosting registration, education, and election participation in tribal communities and eliminating discriminatory barriers (see S. 739), S1792 [12MR] (see H.R. 1694), H2679 [12MR]

——— provide civil and criminal jurisdiction over Alaska Natives and non-Alaska Natives for certain Indian tribes (see S. 2616), S5841 [16OC]

——— provide for advancements in public safety services to Indian communities (see S. 210), S586 [24JA]

——— tribute to American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian women (see S. Res. 100), S1734 [7MR] (see H. Res. 173), H2368 [5MR]

Statehood; anniversary (see H. Res. 21), H211 [3JA]

Taxation: modify unearned income taxation of certain children (see H.R. 4728), H8227 [17OC]

——— treat Alaska Permanent Fund dividends as earned income for purposes of the kiddie tax (see S. 2078), S4773 [10JY]

——— treat certain tribal benefits as earned income for purposes of the kiddie tax (see S. 2079), S4773 [10JY]

Letters

Arctic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protection Act: Sayers Tuzroyluk, Rex A. Rock, Sr., and John Hopson, Jr., Voice of the Arctic Iñupiat (organization), H7678 [12SE]

——— several organizations, H7613, H7627 [11SE], H7677 [12SE]

——— Terry O’Sullivan, Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA), H7613, H7628 [11SE], H7677 [12SE]

Review, revise, and develop law enforcement and justice protocols to address missing and murdered Native Americans: Carolyn Deford, H8183 [16OC]

——— Cheri Kilty, YWCA of Yakima, H8182 [16OC]

——— David Z. Bean, Puyallup Tribe of Indians, H8183 [16OC]

——— Jaison Elkins, Muckleshoot Tribal Council, H8183 [16OC]

——— JoDe Goudy, Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakima Nation, H8182 [16OC]

——— Michelle Gonzalez, Washington State Women’s Commission, H8183 [16OC]

——— Rodney Cawston, Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation, H8182 [16OC]

——— Thomas D. Wooten, Samish Indian Nation, H8183 [16OC]

Motions

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: repeal oil and gas program (H.R. 1146), H7687 [12SE]

Notices

Estimated budget effects of H.R. 1146, Arctic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protection Act, H7702 [12SE]

Intention to object to H.R. 1146, Arctic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protection Act: Senator Cassidy, S5478 [12SE]

Remarks in House

Anchorage, AK: tribute to Anchorage North Stars youth hockey team, E501 [29AP]

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: certify that repeal of oil and gas program will not adversely effect employment for Native Americans, minorities, and women, H7682, H7683 [12SE]

——— certify that repeal of oil and gas program will not harm caribou herd populations, H7683–H7685 [12SE]

——— minimum acceptable bid for oil and natural gas leases, H4963–H4965 [20JN]

——— prevent repeal of oil and gas program until the President certifies that it will not result in a net increase of Russian oil and gas imports, H7687, H7688 [12SE]

——— prohibit repeal of oil and gas program until Alaska Natives living closest to the proposed development site have been consulted regarding the effect of the repeal on their quality of life, H7681, H7682 [12SE]

——— repeal oil and gas program (H.R. 1146), H7605, H7607, H7610, H7611 [11SE], H7671–H7690, H7700 [12SE], H7822, H7823 [19SE]

——— repeal oil and gas program (H.R. 1146), consideration (H. Res. 548), H7566–H7571 [10SE]

——— repeal oil and gas program (H.R. 1146), motion to recommit, H7687, H7688 [12SE]

Corps of Engineers: prohibit funding to finalize environmental impact statement for proposed Pebble Mine project, H4746–H4748 [18JN]

Dept. of Education: amend science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education program for Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian college students (H.R. 4222), E1084 [30AU]

——— establish Native American Language Vitalization and Training Program (H.R. 4188), E1049 [13AU], E1059 [16AU]

Dept. of Justice: modify definition of land eligible to be included in Violence Against Women Act tribal jurisdiction pilot project in Alaska, H3034 [3AP]

——— review, revise, and develop law enforcement and justice protocols to address missing and murdered Native Americans (H.R. 2733), H4921 [20JN], H8178–H8184 [16OC], E584 [14MY]

EPA: prohibit funding for enforcement of emissions standards for small incinerators in remote areas of Alaska, H4952, H4953 [20JN]

——— revise regulations to prevent catastrophic failure or shutdown of remote diesel power engines in Alaska due to emission control devices (S. 163), H7744 [17SE]

Health: extend certain public health programs (H.R. 4378), H7786–H7796, H7806 [19SE], E1190 [20SE], E1204 [24SE]

——— extend certain public health programs (H.R. 4378), consideration (H. Res. 564), H7783–H7786 [19SE]

Kodiak, AK: tribute to Coast Guard Base Kodiak, E182 [14FE]

Native Americans: decrease incidence of violent crime against Indian women, strengthen capacity of tribes to respond to such crimes, and hold perpetrators accountable, E1301 [17OC], E1307 [18OC]

——— include Maine and Alaska in protections provided by granting tribal jurisdiction over domestic, dating, and stalking violence, H2996 [3AP]

Postal Service: grant Ravn Alaska (company) status as ‘‘existing mainline carrier’’ to ensure viable passenger service and mail delivery in Alaska, E180 [14FE]

Young, Representative: appreciation of opportunity to serve, H2390 [6MR]

Remarks in Senate

Anchorage, AK: tribute to Anchorage North Stars youth hockey team, S2811 [14MY]

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: repeal oil and gas program (H.R. 1146), S5648 [24SE]

Bernhardt, David: suitability to be Sec. of the Interior relative to connections to the oil industry and views on Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and offshore drilling, S2412 [11AP]

Citizens: tribute, S1318 [13FE]

Dept. of HHS: convey certain property in Alaska to Tanana Tribal Council and Bristol Bay Area Health Corp. (S. 224), S4652 [27JN]

Dept. of Justice: review, revise, and develop law enforcement and justice protocols to address missing and murdered Native Americans (S. 227), S2673–S2676 [7MY]

EPA: revise regulations to prevent catastrophic failure or shutdown of remote diesel power engines in Alaska due to emission control devices (S. 163), S2982 [20MY]

Health: extend certain public health programs (H.R. 4378), S5586, S5609 [19SE], S5618, S5619 [23SE], S5636, S5645 [24SE], S5679 [25SE], S5713, S5715, S5722 [26SE]

National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls: designate (S. Res. 144), S2623 [2MY], S2663, S2672, S2673, S2676 [7MY]

National Military Appreciation Month: observance, S2857 [15MY], S2959 [20MY]

National Tribal Colleges and Universities Week: designate (S. Res. 37), S815 [31JA]

Native Americans: tribute to American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian women (S. Res. 100), S2099, S2100 [28MR]

Natural resources: impact of development, S1688 [6MR]

Riha, Danielle: Council of Chief State School Officers National Teacher of the Year award finalist, S2595 [2MY]

——— Council of Chief State School Officers State Teacher of the Year for Alaska award recipient, S2595 [2MY]

Special Olympics Alaska: anniversary, S3248 [5JN]

Sports: tribute to Iditarod dogsled race, S1885–S1887, S1911 [14MR]

Supreme Court: decision in Sturgeon v. Frost relative to regulatory authority over navigable waters within National Park System lands in Alaska, S2263–S2266 [4AP]

Transportation: assessment of air, land, and water travel, S5226 [31JY]

Reports filed

Alaska Remote Generator Reliability and Protection Act: Committee on Environment and Public Works (Senate) (S. 163), S866 [5FE]

Arctic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protection Act: Committee on Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 1146) (H. Rept. 116–133), H5255 [27JN]

Consideration of H.R. 1146, Arctic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protection Act: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 548) (H. Rept. 116–200), H7558 [9SE]

Consideration of H.R. 4378, Continuing Appropriations Act, 2020, and Health Extenders Act: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 564) (H. Rept. 116–212), H7834 [19SE]

Dept. of HHS Property Conveyance in Alaska to Tanana Tribal Council and Bristol Bay Area Health Corp.: Committee on Indian Affairs (Senate) (S. 224) (S. Rept. 116–10), S1938 [25MR]

Indian Community Public Safety Services Advancements: Committee on Indian Affairs (Senate) (S. 210) (S. Rept. 116–37), S2645 [6MY]

Statements

Arctic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protection Act: Executive Office of the President, H7612, H7627 [11SE], H7677 [12SE]

Tables

Estimated pay-as-you-go effects of H.R. 1146, Arctic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protection Act, H7702 [12SE]

Texts of

H. Res. 548, consideration of H.R. 205, Protecting and Securing Florida’s Coastline Act, H.R. 1146, Arctic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protection Act, and H.R. 1941, Coastal and Marine Economies Protection Act, H7566 [10SE]

H. Res. 564, consideration of H.R. 4378, Continuing Appropriations Act, 2020, and Health Extenders Act, H7783 [19SE]

H.R. 1146, Arctic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protection Act, H7680 [12SE]

H.R. 4378, Continuing Appropriations Act, 2020, and Health Extenders Act, H7786–H7791 [19SE]

S. 163, Alaska Remote Generator Reliability and Protection Act, S2982 [20MY], H7744 [17SE]

S. 224, Dept. of HHS property conveyance in Alaska to Tanana Tribal Council and Bristol Bay Area Health Corp., S4652 [27JN]

S. 1001, Tribal Veterans Health Care Enhancement Act, S2241 [3AP]

S. Res. 37, National Tribal Colleges and Universities Week, S811 [31JA]

S. Res. 100, tribute to American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian women, S1743 [7MR]

S. Res. 144, National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls, S2279 [4AP]

Tributes

Murkowski, Senator, S159 [11JA]

Sullivan, Senator, S5730 [26SE]

Young, Representative, S1698, S1699 [6MR], H6 [3JA], H2388–H2390 [6MR]