ARIZONA

ARIZONA

Bills and resolutions

Bureau of Reclamation: execute and carry out agreements concerning Colorado River drought contingency management and operations (see S. 1057), S2293 [8AP] (see H.R. 2030), H2985 [2AP]

Coconino National Forest: convey a small parcel of land (see S. 2419), S5311 [1AU]

Corps of Engineers: establish a program to provide environmental assistance to non-Federal interests in Arizona (see H.R. 2206), H3252 [10AP]

Courts: add Flagstaff and Yuma to list of locations in which district court shall be held (see S. 688), S1705 [6MR] (see H.R. 1569), H2504 [6MR]

——— 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 Justice: improve claims process under the Radiation Exposure Compensation Program for those exposed to atmospheric nuclear testing (see S. 776), S1844 [13MR] (see H.R. 757), H1210 [24JA]

——— improve compensation under Radiation Exposure Compensation Program for workers involved in uranium mining (see S. 947), S2088 [28MR] (see H.R. 3783), H5911 [16JY]

Dept. of the Interior: approve settlement of water rights claims of the Hualapai Tribe and certain allottees in Arizona and authorize construction of related water project (see S. 1277), S2569 [1MY] (see H.R. 2459), H3404 [1MY]

——— create dedicated funds to protect North American butterflies, Pacific Island plants, freshwater mussels, and Southwest desert fish (see H.R. 2918), H4118 [22MY]

——— take certain land in Pinal County, AZ, into trust for the benefit of the Gila River Indian Community (see H.R. 3160), H4349 [6JN]

Dept. of Veterans Affairs: carry out a pilot program to improve ability of Members of Congress to assist constituents with veterans’ benefits within Phoenix, AZ, VA Health Care System (see H.R. 80), H204 [3JA]

EPA: carry out program to fund water infrastructure projects near the U.S.-Mexico border (see H.R. 4039), H7465 [25JY]

Flagstaff, AZ: remove Federal reversion interest in certain non-Federal land owned by Win Oil Co., Inc., to unencumber the title and allow for economic development (see S. 883), S1987 [26MR] (see H.R. 402), H358 [9JA]

Forest Service: develop alternative harvesting procedures for certain low-value restoration timber by-products to provide flexibility and improve effectiveness of Four Forests Restoration Initiative in Arizona (see S. 1849), S3476 [13JN]

——— release reversionary and reserved interests in certain lands within Coconino National Forest and convey to Lowell Observatory (see S. 242), S698 [28JA] (see H.R. 401), H358 [9JA]

Grand Canyon: protect watershed, ecosystem, and cultural heritage of region (see H.R. 1373), H2233 [26FE]

International Boundary and Water Commission: ensure equitable financial responsibility for Nogales, NM, for International Outfall Interceptor wastewater pipeline maintenance (see S. 1783), S3319 [11JN] (see H.R. 3204), H4431 [11JN]

Monuments and memorials: prohibit further extension or establishment of national monuments in Arizona except by express authorization of Congress (see H.R. 79), H203 [3JA]

Northern Arizona Land Exchange and Verde River Basin Partnership Act: clarify certain land descriptions in Arizona (see H.R. 1091), H1461 [7FE]

Public lands: repeal land exchange with Resolution Copper Mining (company) (see S. 173), S293 [17JA] (see H.R. 665), H718 [17JA]

Yavapai County, AZ: authorize, direct, expedite, and facilitate a land exchange (see S. 48), S67 [8JA] (see H.R. 274), H281 [8JA]

Certificates of appointment 

Senate: Martha McSally, S3 [3JA]

Certificates of election

Senate: Kyrsten Sinema, S3 [3JA]

Cloture motions

Liburdi, Michael T.: nomination to be district judge, S5080 [25JY], S5134 [29JY]

Oaths of office

McSally, Martha: Senate, S4 [3JA]

Sinema, Kyrsten: Senate, S4 [3JA]

Remarks in House

Arizona Supreme Court: decision to block the Invest in Ed ballot initiative, H296 [9JA]

Bureau of Reclamation: execute and carry out agreements concerning Colorado River drought contingency management and operations (H.R. 2030), H3112–H3115 [8AP]

Community service: tribute to Goodyear, AZ, Rotary Club of White Tanks and Youth4Troops (organization) community service project preparing care packages for deployed servicemembers and homeless veterans, E961 [23JY]

Corps of Engineers: establish a program to provide environmental assistance to non-Federal interests in Arizona (H.R. 2206), E445 [10AP]

Courts: add Flagstaff and Yuma to list of locations in which district court shall be held (H.R. 1569), H5328, H5329 [10JY]

Duggan, Sean: Arizona Association of Chiefs of Police Chief of the Year award recipient, H1160 [23JA]

Education: importance of education and teacher funding, H296 [9JA]

Flagstaff, AZ: anniversary of Lowell Observatory, E719 [6JN]

Gilbert, AZ: anniversary of Evident Life Church, E1087 [30AU]

House of Representatives: moment of silence in honor of the anniversary of Tucson, AZ, ‘‘Congress on your Corner’’ shooting attacks, H276 [8JA]

Immigration: impact of illegal immigration on quality of U.S. education system, H5197 [26JN]

——— secure the border between the U.S. and Mexico, H4425 [11JN]

International Boundary and Water Commission: ensure equitable financial responsibility for Nogales, NM, for International Outfall Interceptor wastewater pipeline maintenance, H4646, H4647 [13JN]

Mesa, AZ: tribute to Noah Webster Charter School student government, E627 [20MY]

Phoenix, AZ: dedication of Muhammad Ali Way at Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center, E674 [24MY]

——— tribute to Phoenix VA Health Care System, E831 [25JN]

Puerto Rico: tribute to public service workers who helped restore electricity to Puerto Rico after Hurricanes Maria and Irma, E716 [5JN]

State legislature: tribute, H581 [15JA]

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: impact, H4112 [22MY]

Tucson, AZ: Accelerated Learning Laboratory students winner of National History Day (organization) Group Website competition, E790 [18JN], E804 [20JN]

——— anniversary of Fred G. Acosta Job Corps Center, E745 [11JN]

——— tribute to efforts to assist families seeking asylum, H3310 [30AP]

Remarks in Senate

Bureau of Reclamation: execute and carry out agreements concerning Colorado River drought contingency management and operations (H.R. 2030), S2229, S2230 [3AP], S2298 [9AP]

——— execute and carry out agreements concerning Colorado River drought contingency management and operations (S. 1057), S2298 [9AP], S2379 [10AP]

——— execute and carry out agreements concerning Colorado River drought contingency management and operations (S. 1057), unanimous-consent agreement, S2291, S2292 [8AP]

Courts: add Flagstaff and Yuma to list of locations in which district court shall be held (H.R. 1569), S5114, S5115 [25JY]

Dept. of Homeland Security: allegations of mistreatment of children being held in Federal custody at border stations, S4745 [10JY]

Grand Canyon National Park: anniversary, S1487 [26FE]

Liburdi, Michael T.: nomination to be district judge, S5151, S5153, S5159 [30JY]

McSally, Senator: appreciation of opportunity to serve, S5160–S5162 [30JY]

Sinema, Senator: appreciation of opportunity to serve, S4989–S4991 [23JY]

Trump, President: request to divert military construction funds in order to fund declared national emergency to construct a continuous wall or fence along southern U.S. border, S5471 [12SE]

Univision Communications Inc.: anniversary of Univision Arizona, S5627 [23SE]

Reports filed

Flagstaff and Yuma Addition to List of Arizona Locations in Which District Court Shall Be Held: Committee on the Judiciary (House) (H.R. 1569) (H. Rept. 116–142), H5301 [9JY]

Nomination of Michael G. Bailey To Be U.S. Attorney: Committee on the Judiciary (Senate), S2612 [2MY]

Nomination of Michael T. Liburdi To Be District Judge: Committee on the Judiciary (Senate), S1733 [7MR]

Texts of

H.R. 1569, Flagstaff and Yuma addition to list of Arizona locations in which district court shall be held, H5328 [10JY]

H.R. 2030, Bureau of Reclamation execution and carrying out of agreements concerning Colorado River drought contingency management and operations, H3112 [8AP]

S. 1057, Bureau of Reclamation execution and carrying out of agreements concerning Colorado River drought contingency management and operations, S2292, S2295 [8AP]

Tributes

McFarland, Ernest W., E331 [21MR]