ARRINGTON, JODEY C. (a Representative from Texas)

ARRINGTON, JODEY C. (a Representative from Texas)

Amendments

Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction (H.R. 2500), H5542 [10JY]

Depts. of Labor, HHS, Education, Defense, and State, foreign operations, and energy and water development: making appropriations (H.R. 2740), H4683 [13JN]

Bills and resolutions cosponsored

Abortion: commemorate anniversary of, and express that the Mexico City policy relative to limiting U.S. foreign aid from being spent on promotion or provision of abortion services, should be permanently codified (see H. Con. Res. 58), H7500 [13AU]

——— ensure that a woman seeking a chemical abortion is informed that it may be possible to reverse the intended effects of the abortion if the woman changes her mind (see H.R. 2010), H3267 [12AP]

——— prohibit abortion in cases where a fetal heartbeat is detectable (see H.R. 490), H517 [11JA]

——— prohibit taxpayer funded abortions (see H.R. 20), H715 [17JA]

——— protect lives of born and unborn persons (see H.R. 616), H675 [16JA]

——— protect pain-capable unborn children (see H.R. 784), H1211 [24JA]

——— 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), H1394 [6FE]

American Farm Bureau Federation: anniversary of national convention (see H. Res. 45), H1214 [24JA]

Armed Forces: provide for continuance of pay and allowances for members, including Reserve components during any period of lapsed appropriations (see H.R. 491), H603 [15JA]

——— take certain steps to improve Transition Assistance Program and other transition assistance to members who are separated, retired, or discharged (see H.R. 2326), H3270 [15AP]

Budget: constitutional amendment to require balanced (see H.J. Res. 22), H284 [8JA]

Capital punishment: provide additional aggravating factors for the imposition of the death penalty relative to killing law enforcement officers or first responders (see H.R. 99), H8102 [8OC]

Charles W. Stenholm Post Office Building, Stamford, TX: designate (see H.R. 512), H518 [11JA]

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. 1645), H2613 [8MR]

Day of Tears: observe and encourage citizens to lower flags to half-staff to honor unborn children who lost their lives to abortion (see H. Res. 50), H676 [16JA]

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), H5585 [10JY]

——— prohibit certain research on human fetal tissue obtained pursuant to an abortion (see H.R. 437), H461 [10JA] (see H.R. 573), H601 [15JA]

——— prohibit Federal family planning grants from being awarded to any entity that performs abortions (see H.R. 296), H282 [8JA]

Dept. of Homeland Security: notify State and local officials, Congress, and affected voters of credible evidence of an unauthorized intrusion into an election system and if it could have altered voter information (see H.R. 3529), H5255 [27JN]

Dept. of the Treasury: report on debt levels, proposed debt reduction measures, and impact of increasing the debt ceiling and provide public access to such information (see H.R. 3946), H7377 [24JY]

——— require $1 coins issued during 2019 to honor George Bush and issue bullion coins during 2019 in honor of Barbara Pierce Bush (see H.R. 1173), H2323 [4MR]

Dept. of Veterans Affairs: provide for presumption of service connection for diseases associated with herbicide exposure for certain veterans who served offshore of Vietnam (see H.R. 299), H3220 [9AP]

Doherty, Glen: award Congressional Gold Medal posthumously (see H.R. 587), H1173 [23JA]

Federal agencies and departments: provide for a method by which the economic costs of significant regulatory actions may be offset by the repeal of other regulatory actions (see H.R. 575), H1363 [5FE]

——— require each agency, in providing notice of a rulemaking, to include a link to a plain language summary of the proposed rule (see H.R. 1087), H1461 [7FE]

——— require the appropriation of funds to use a fee, fine, penalty, or proceeds received from a settlement (see H.R. 850), H1283 [29JA]

Firearms: permit States to provide reciprocal treatment for carrying of certain concealed firearms by nonresidents (see H.R. 38), H202 [3JA]

Horse Protection Act: designate additional unlawful acts, strengthen penalties for violations, and improve Dept. of Agriculture enforcement (see H.R. 693), H4167 [23MY]

Immigration: ban Federal funding to sanctuary jurisdictions that interfere with enforcement of Federal immigration law and provide liability protection for local law enforcement who enforce Federal laws (see H.R. 3000), H4163 [23MY]

——— clarify classes of individuals born in the U.S. who are nationals and citizens of the U.S. at birth (see H.R. 140), H8228 [17OC]

——— close loopholes in immigration laws that serve as incentives to aliens to attempt to enter the U.S. unlawfully (see H.R. 586), H5304 [9JY]

——— create a fund for construction of continuous wall along southern U.S. border, redirect amounts from foreign aid penalties and certain fees to such fund, and increase Border Patrol salaries and overtime (see H.R. 85), H3406 [1MY]

——— provide that any alien who has been convicted of a felony or two misdemeanors, is deportable (see H.R. 2989), H4218 [3JN]

——— reform policies relative to family-sponsored immigrants and reduce the number of such immigrants (see H.R. 891), H8144 [15OC]

IRS: provide authority to rescind preparer tax identification numbers (PTIN) of tax return preparers based on negligence, fraud, or abuse of the tax system (see H.R. 3466), H8261 [18OC]

Israel: authorize military assistance, support ability to address conventional and emerging threats, and enhance cooperation in areas of mutual interest (see H.R. 1837), H3682 [9MY]

——— 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), H3260 [10AP]

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

Lance Corporal Rhonald Dain Rairdan Post Office, Castroville, TX: designate (see H.R. 4785), H8386 [22OC]

Law enforcement: use forfeited criminal proceeds resulting from prosecution of Joaquín A. Guzmán Loera (El Chapo) or other felony drug convictions for border security measures, including a border wall (see H.R. 714), H2043 [19FE]

Lucas Lowe Post Office, Hardin, TX: designate (see H.R. 1250), H2030 [14FE]

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), H4167 [23MY]

Medicaid: require States report abortion data to CDC to receive certain family planning funding (see H.R. 3580), H5729 [11JY]

Medicare: improve home health payment reforms (see H.R. 2573), H3500 [8MY]

——— provide greater transparency of discounts provided by drug manufacturers by requiring Pharmacy Benefit Managers to disclose aggregate rebates and what proportion of those rebates go to beneficiaries (see H.R. 2115), H3127 [8AP]

——— require prescription drug plan sponsors to include real-time benefit information as part of such sponsor’s electronic prescription program (see H.R. 3415), H5036 [21JN]

Middle East: improve defense and security assistance to Israel and Jordan, halt human rights abuses and hold abusers accountable in Syria, and allow countering of anti-Israel boycotts, divestments, or sanctions (see H.R. 336), H7471 [25JY]

——— recognize Israel’s sovereignty over, and promote and conduct joint projects on, Golan Heights, and ensure Syria faces consequences for killing civilians, ethnic cleansing, and use of weapons of mass destruction (see H.R. 1372), H3070 [3AP]

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), H7152 [18JY]

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), H7903 [24SE]

Overton, Richard A.: tribute (see H. Res. 37), H518 [11JA]

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: delay reimposition of annual fee on health insurance providers (see H.R. 1398), H3729 [10MY]

——— repeal excise tax on high cost employer-sponsored health coverage (see H.R. 748), H1244 [28JA]

Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc.: provide for a moratorium on Federal funding relative to provision of abortion services and increase funding for other women’s health care service providers (see H.R. 369), H357 [9JA]

Public debt: recognize the national debt as a threat to national security and commit to restoring regular order in appropriations process and addressing the fiscal crisis (see H. Res. 149), H2234 [26FE]

Public welfare programs: amend Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program (see H.R. 1753), H2742 [14MR]

Radio: oppose new fees, taxes, royalties, or charges on local, over the air, radio stations (see H. Con. Res. 20), H2042 [19FE]

Schiff, Representative: condemn and censure relative to remarks during hearing on whistleblower complaint against President Trump and alleged collusion between the Trump Campaign and Russia (see H. Res. 604), H8103 [8OC] (see H. Res. 630), H8201 [16OC]

SEC: carry out a study with certain Federal agencies on accounting standards (see H.R. 3182), H5169 [25JN]

Smith, Sean: award Congressional Gold Medal posthumously (see H.R. 587), H1173 [23JA]

Social Security: replace windfall elimination provision with a formula equalizing benefits for certain individuals with non-covered employment, such as teachers, first responders, and other public servants (see H.R. 3934), H7376 [24JY]

Sports: mint coins in commemoration of anniversary of integration of baseball (see H.R. 3483), H5166 [25JN]

Stevens, J. Christopher: award Congressional Gold Medal posthumously (see H.R. 587), H1173 [23JA]

Taxation: encourage retirement and family savings (see H.R. 1084), H1461 [7FE]

——— impose Federal taxes on bonds used to provide facilities owned by abortion providers (see H.R. 219), H678 [16JA]

——— make permanent the deduction for qualified business income (see H.R. 216), H4389 [10JN]

——— 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), H8113 [11OC]

——— permanently extend the railroad track maintenance credit (see H.R. 510), H3341 [30AP]

——— provide permanent disaster tax relief (see H.R. 3287), H5203 [26JN]

——— repeal certain provisions applicable to foreign investment in U.S. real property (see H.R. 2210), H7521 [23AU]

——— repeal estate and generation-skipping taxes (see H.R. 218), H3101 [4AP]

——— repeal estate tax and retain stepped-up basis at death (see H.R. 521), H518 [11JA]

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

——— restore incentives for investments in qualified improvement property (see H.R. 1869), H7755 [17SE]

Turkey: impose sanctions relative to military offensive in Syria (see H.R. 4692), H8197 [16OC]

Wilson and Young Medal of Honor VA Clinic, Odessa, TX: designate (see H.R. 2334), H3274 [18AP]

Woods, Tyrone: award Congressional Gold Medal posthumously (see H.R. 587), H1173 [23JA]

Bills and resolutions introduced

Budget: ensure timely completion of concurrent resolution and regular appropriation bills (see H.R. 1059), H1460 [7FE]

Dept. of Homeland Security: clarify that U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers are authorized to conduct asylum interviews (see H.R. 4202), H7520 [23AU]

Dept. of Justice: extend authorization of September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (see H.R. 4511), H8053 [26SE]

——— reauthorize Bulletproof Vest Partnership (see H.R. 4163), H7492 [6AU]

Dept. of Veterans Affairs: submit an annual report on use of official time by employees and limit instances in which official time may be granted for certain purposes (see H.R. 3995), H7463 [25JY]

Medicare: require prescription drug plan sponsors to include real-time benefit information as part of such sponsor’s electronic prescription program (see H.R. 3408), H5036 [21JN]

Members of Congress: constitutional amendment to limit terms (see H.J. Res. 4), H210 [3JA]

Public welfare programs: amend Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program by reviewing improper payments to strengthen program integrity (see H.R. 1505), H2366 [5MR]

Constitutional authority statements

Budget: ensure timely completion of concurrent resolution and regular appropriation bills (H.R. 1059), H1463 [7FE]

Dept. of Homeland Security: clarify that U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers are authorized to conduct asylum interviews (H.R. 4202), H7520 [23AU]

Dept. of Justice: extend authorization of September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (H.R. 4511), H8055 [26SE]

——— reauthorize Bulletproof Vest Partnership (H.R. 4163), H7492 [6AU]

Dept. of Veterans Affairs: submit an annual report on use of official time by employees and limit instances in which official time may be granted for certain purposes (H.R. 3995), H7469 [25JY]

Medicare: require prescription drug plan sponsors to include real-time benefit information as part of such sponsor’s electronic prescription program (H.R. 3408), H5037 [21JN]

Members of Congress: constitutional amendment to limit terms (H.J. Res. 4), H218 [3JA]

Public welfare programs: amend Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program by reviewing improper payments to strengthen program integrity (H.R. 1505), H2368 [5MR]

Remarks

Abortion: pro choice versus right to life, H7908 [25SE]

Armed Forces: take certain steps to improve Transition Assistance Program and other transition assistance to members who are separated, retired, or discharged (H.R. 2326), H4038 [21MY]

Dept. of the Treasury: establish a Pension Rehabilitation Administration to make loans to multiemployer defined benefit plans from a Pension Rehabilitation Trust Fund (H.R. 397), consideration (H. Res. 509), H7261 [24JY]

Dept. of Veterans Affairs: support efforts to establish national veterans cemetery on south plains of west Texas, H4014 [21MY]

Depts. of Labor, HHS, Education, Defense, and State, foreign operations, and energy and water development: making appropriations (H.R. 2740), H4683 [13JN]

Green New Deal: address climate change, invest in infrastructure, reduce greenhouse gases and agricultural and hazardous waste, convert to clean energy, create jobs, and protect vulnerable communities (H. Res. 109), H3846 [16MY]

House of Representatives: authorize the Speaker to intervene in Texas v. U.S., and any appellate proceedings, H342 [9JA]

House Rules: amend and adopt (H. Res. 6), H342 [9JA]

Immigration: authorize cancellation of removal and adjustment of status of certain aliens known as Dreamers as well as for people covered by Temporary Protected Status and Deferred Enforced Departure (H.R. 6), H4222 [4JN]

——— proposed construction of continuous wall or fence along southern U.S. border, H540 [14JA]

——— secure the border between the U.S. and Mexico, H540 [14JA], H1434 [7FE]

Insurance: ensure health coverage for individuals with preexisting conditions, H342 [9JA]

Lubbock, TX: tribute to Parkridge Pregnancy Medical Clinic, H7908 [25SE]

March for Life: commend marchers and recognize the right to life, H616 [16JA]

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: impact of implementation on health care, coverage, costs, and accessibility, H342 [9JA]

——— revoke certain guidance relative to waivers for State innovation that weaken protections for individuals with preexisting conditions (H.R. 986), H3522 [9MY]

Texas Cowboy Reunion (organization): Texas Rodeo Cowboy Hall of Fame inductee, H3686 [10MY]

Texas Tech University: tribute to men’s basketball team, H3092 [4AP]

Trump, President: evaluation of administration relative to immigration policy, H1434 [7FE]

——— impeachment, H7908 [25SE]

——— terminate declared national emergency to obtain funding for construction of a continuous wall or fence along southern U.S. border (H.J. Res. 46), H2106 [26FE]

U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change: prohibit funding, H4683 [13JN]

——— prohibit funding to advance withdrawal from Paris Agreement and require the President to develop a plan for the U.S. to meet its pollution reduction goals under such agreement (H.R. 9), H3376 [1MY]

Votes: position on missed, H438• [10JA]

Tributes

Burleson, Jesse, H5770 [12JY]

Holub, Emil J. (E.J.), H8074 [27SE]