AMODEI, MARK E. (a Representative from Nevada)

AMODEI, MARK E. (a Representative from Nevada)

Bills and resolutions cosponsored

Abortion: require health care practitioners to exercise the proper degree of care in the case of a child who survives an abortion or attempted abortion (see H.R. 962), H2506 [6MR]

Alcoholic beverages: recognize successful State-based alcohol regulation since the creation of an effective system of independent beer, wine, and spirits distribution (see H. Res. 285), H5203 [26JN]

——— reform taxation (see H.R. 1175), H3259 [10AP]

Armed Forces: authorize enlistment of certain aliens who entered the U.S. as children and are unlawfully present and provide a way for such aliens to be lawfully admitted to the U.S. through U.S. military service (see H.R. 3400), H5306 [9JY]

Budget: constitutional amendment to require balanced (see H.J. Res. 22), H2506 [6MR]

Bureau of Reclamation: execute and carry out agreements concerning Colorado River drought contingency management and operations (see H.R. 2030), H3070 [3AP]

CFTC: extend jurisdiction to include setting of reference prices for aluminum premiums (see H.R. 1406), H7471 [25JY]

Dept. of Defense: study servicemembers’ exposure to open burn pits and toxic airborne chemicals while on active duty to ensure appropriate treatment for health effects (see H.R. 663), H4433 [11JN]

Dept. of Energy: prohibit from taking any action relative to establishing a nuclear waste repository until OMB submits a study on economic viability and job-creating benefits of other uses of Yucca Mountain, NV, site (see H.R. 1619), H2583 [7MR]

Dept. of HHS: authorize services to be provided to individuals under 60 with Alzheimer’s disease or a related disorder with neurological or organic brain dysfunction (see H.R. 1903), H6001 [17JY]

——— increase number of permanent faculty in palliative care at allopathic and osteopathic medical schools, nursing schools, and other programs, and promote education in palliative care and hospice (see H.R. 647), H4181 [30MY]

——— reauthorize and modernize Community Services Block Grant Program (see H.R. 1695), H7472 [25JY]

Dept. of Homeland Security: establish Joint Threat Assessment and Management Task Force to make recommendations on developing a national strategy to prevent targeted violence (see H.R. 838), H5775 [12JY]

Dept. of Justice: extend authorization of September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (see H.R. 1327), H2323 [4MR]

Dept. of the Treasury: establish a Ski Area Fee Retention Account (see H.R. 2509), H3440 [2MY]

——— make Reclamation Water Settlements Fund permanent (see H.R. 1904), H2988 [2AP]

——— make Reclamation Water Settlements Fund permanent, cosponsorship withdrawn (see H.R. 1904), H3102 [4AP]

Dept. of Transportation: modify hours of service requirements relative to transportation of certain live animals (see H.R. 487), H3925 [16MY]

——— require States to conduct life-cycle cost analyses for certain infrastructure projects (see H.R. 1890), H3792 [14MY]

Dept. of Veterans Affairs: ensure children of homeless veterans are included in the calculation of certain per diem grant amounts (see H.R. 95), H3843 [15MY]

——— establish the Merchant Mariner Equity Compensation Fund to provide benefits to certain individuals who served in the U.S. merchant marine during World War II (see H.R. 154), H4217 [3JN]

——— provide for presumption of service connection for diseases associated with herbicide exposure for certain veterans who served offshore of Vietnam (see H.R. 299), H2102 [25FE]

——— repeal requirement for reduction of survivor annuities under the Survivor Benefit Plan to offset the receipt of veterans’ dependency and indemnity compensation (see H.R. 553), H3220 [9AP]

Depts. of the Interior and Agriculture: prohibit the taking of privately held water rights and uphold longstanding State water laws (see H.R. 579), H601 [15JA]

Drugs: allow State and tribal regulation of marijuana, maintain application of certain criminal offenses relative to marijuana, prohibit its sale to individuals under 21, and study effects of legalization (see H.R. 2093), H3099 [4AP]

FAA: provide funding from Airport and Airway Trust Fund for FAA activities in the event of a Government shutdown (see H.R. 1108), H4167 [23MY]

FBI: improve National Instant Criminal Background Check System in order to search National Data Exchange database when conducting criminal background checks (see H.R. 2319), H3264 [12AP]

Federal employees: permit disabled law enforcement, intelligence, and other safety and security officers and employees to receive the same retirement benefits as if they had not been disabled (see H.R. 1256), H5585 [10JY]

Financial institutions: create protections for depository institutions that provide financial services to legitimate marijuana-related businesses (see H.R. 1595), H2648 [11MR]

Firearms: facilitate establishment of additional or expanded public target ranges in certain States (see H.R. 1222), H3267 [12AP]

——— permit States to provide reciprocal treatment for carrying of certain concealed firearms by nonresidents (see H.R. 38), H3304 [29AP]

Flags: require that the POW/MIA flag be displayed on all days that the flag of the U.S. is displayed on certain Federal property (see H.R. 1579), H3963 [17MY]

Flag—U.S.: constitutional amendment to prohibit desecration (see H.J. Res. 65), H7484 [30JY]

Health: ensure coverage for preexisting conditions and guarantee coverage in individual and group markets contingent on Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act repeal (see H.R. 692), H1363 [5FE]

Henderson Veterans Memorial Post Office Building, Henderson, NV: designate (see H.R. 1198), H1582 [13FE]

Horse Protection Act: designate additional unlawful acts, strengthen penalties for violations, and improve Dept. of Agriculture enforcement (see H.R. 693), H3304 [29AP]

Immigration: eliminate per-country numerical limitation for employment-based immigrants and increase per-country limitation for family-sponsored immigrants (see H.R. 1044), H3682 [9MY]

Iran: condemn state-sponsored terrorist attacks against U.S. citizens and officials and Iranian dissidents and recognize right of Iranian people to establish a democratic, secular, and non-nuclear republic (see H. Res. 374), H7501 [13AU]

Israel: authorize military assistance, support ability to address conventional and emerging threats, and enhance cooperation in areas of mutual interest (see H.R. 1837), H3477 [7MY]

——— oppose global boycott, divestment, and sanctions movement, urge negotiated solution to Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and support U.S.-Israel scientific and technological cooperation in civilian areas (see H. Res. 246), H2940 [1AP]

Jews: reject anti-Israel and anti-Semitic hatred (see H. Res. 72), H1587 [13FE]

Korea, Republic of: provide high-skilled visas for nationals (see H.R. 1762), H4773 [18JN]

McAuliffe, Christa: mint commemorative coins with proceeds from sales going to For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) (organization) Robotics program (see H.R. 500), H4121 [22MY]

Medicare: distribute additional residency positions (see H.R. 1763), H4171 [24MY]

——— provide coverage of certain lymphedema compression treatment items as items of durable medical equipment (see H.R. 1948), H3285 [25AP]

——— recognize certain certified diabetes educators as certified providers for purposes of outpatient diabetes self-management training services (see H.R. 1840), H4697 [13JN]

——— waive coinsurance for colorectal cancer screening tests, regardless of whether therapeutic intervention is required during the screening (see H.R. 1570), H3130 [8AP]

Motor vehicles: promote awareness of, and encourage collaboration and communication to engage in efforts to end, motorcycle profiling by law enforcement (see H. Res. 255), H4066 [21MY]

NASA: award Congressional Gold Medals to Katherine Johnson and Christine Darden and posthumously to Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson for contributions during the ‘‘Space Race’’ (see H.R. 1396), H5775 [12JY]

National Law Enforcement Museum: mint coins in commemoration of opening (see H.R. 1865), H5261 [27JN]

National Park Service: establish, fund, and provide for use of amounts in a National Park Service Legacy Restoration Fund to address the maintenance backlog (see H.R. 1225), H2029 [14FE]

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: delay reimposition of annual fee on health insurance providers (see H.R. 1398), H5007 [20JN]

——— repeal excise tax on high cost employer-sponsored health coverage (see H.R. 748), H3130 [8AP]

Postal Service: ensure continuation of 6-day mail delivery service (see H. Res. 54), H2371 [5MR]

——— ensure continuation of door delivery for all business and residential customers (see H. Res. 23), H2371 [5MR]

——— ensure that the Postal Service remains an independent establishment of the Federal Government and is not subject to privatization (see H. Res. 33), H2587 [7MR]

Radio: oppose new fees, taxes, royalties, or charges on local, over the air, radio stations (see H. Con. Res. 20), H2236 [26FE]

Renewable energy: promote development of renewable energy on public lands (see H.R. 3794), H5998 [17JY]

Small business: establish additional criteria for determining when employers may join together in a group or association of employers that will be treated as an employer for purposes of sponsoring a group health plan (see H.R. 2294), H3682 [9MY]

Smithsonian Institution: establish a comprehensive women’s history museum (see H.R. 1980), H5261 [27JN]

——— establish National Museum of the American Latino (see H.R. 2420), H7490 [2AU]

Taxation: encourage retirement savings (see H.R. 1994), H3477 [7MY]

——— extend exclusion for employer-provided educational assistance to employer payments of qualified education loans (see H.R. 1043), H4697 [13JN]

——— extend tax credit for residential energy efficient property and investment tax credit for clean energy technologies (see H.R. 3961), H7462 [25JY]

——— increase and make fully refundable the child and dependent care tax credit and increase maximum amount excludable from gross income for employer-provided dependent care assistance (see H.R. 1696), H3792 [14MY]

——— make permanent the deduction for qualified business income (see H.R. 216), H4217 [3JN]

——— modify definition of income for purposes of determining the tax-exempt status of certain mutual or cooperative telephone or electric companies (see H.R. 2147), H5203 [26JN]

——— permanently extend the new markets tax credit (see H.R. 1680), H5168 [25JN]

——— repeal excise tax on heavy-duty trucks and trailers (see H.R. 2381), H5305 [9JY]

——— repeal excise tax on medical devices (see H.R. 2207), H3252 [10AP]

——— restore incentives for investments in qualified improvement property (see H.R. 1869), H2826 [26MR]

——— treat certain amounts paid for physical activity, fitness, and exercise as amounts paid for medical care (see H.R. 1679), H5260 [27JN]

Tobacco products: clarify FDA jurisdiction over certain tobacco products and protect jobs and small businesses involved in the sale, manufacturing, and distribution of cigars (see H.R. 1854), H3131 [8AP]

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: make supplemental funding available for management of fish and wildlife species of greatest conservation need as determined by State fish and wildlife agencies (see H.R. 3742), H5774 [12JY]

World War II: award a Congressional Gold Medal to U.S. merchant mariners of World War II (see H.R. 550), H4175 [28MY]

——— mint coins in honor of anniversary of end of war (see H.R. 3155), H7158 [19JY]

Bills and resolutions introduced

BLM: convey certain lands to Atlantic Richfield Co. (ARCO), facilitate resolution of environmental remediation and reclamation, resolve potential U.S. liability, and promote economic development in Lyon County, NV (see H.R. 1813), H2754 [18MR]

——— promote conservation, improve public land management, and provide for sensible development in Pershing County, NV (see H.R. 252), H228 [4JA]

Carson City, NV: mint coins in commemoration of Carson City Mint anniversary (see H.R. 61), H203 [3JA]

Dept. of the Interior: modify process for examining mining claims, facilitate certain tree projects, modify certain wilderness areas, and implement White Pine County Conservation, Recreation, and Development Act in Nevada (see H.R. 253), H228 [4JA]

Depts. of the Interior and Agriculture: develop domestic sources of minerals and mineral materials of strategic and critical importance to economic and national security and manufacturing competitiveness of the U.S. (see H.R. 2531), H3473 [7MY]

Postal Service: modernize and maintain post office network (see H. Res. 78), H1217 [25JA]

Constitutional authority statements

BLM: convey certain lands to Atlantic Richfield Co. (ARCO), facilitate resolution of environmental remediation and reclamation, resolve potential U.S. liability, and promote economic development in Lyon County, NV (H.R. 1813), H2755 [18MR]

——— promote conservation, improve public land management, and provide for sensible development in Pershing County, NV (H.R. 252), H229 [4JA]

Carson City, NV: mint coins in commemoration of Carson City Mint anniversary (H.R. 61), H212 [3JA]

Dept. of the Interior: modify process for examining mining claims, facilitate certain tree projects, modify certain wilderness areas, and implement White Pine County Conservation, Recreation, and Development Act in Nevada (H.R. 253), H229 [4JA]

Depts. of the Interior and Agriculture: develop domestic sources of minerals and mineral materials of strategic and critical importance to economic and national security and manufacturing competitiveness of the U.S. (H.R. 2531), H3475 [7MY]

Tributes

Noonan, William J., E985• [25JY]