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108th Congress                                                   Report
                        HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
 2d Session                                                     108-449

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            DESIGNATION OF JAMES V. HANSEN FEDERAL BUILDING

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   March 25, 2004.--Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be 
                                printed

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     Mr. Young of Alaska, from the Committee on Transportation and 
                Infrastructure, submitted the following

                              R E P O R T

                        [To accompany H.R. 3147]

      [Including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office]

    The Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, to whom 
was referred the bill (H.R. 3147) to designate the Federal 
building located at 324 Twenty-Fifth Street in Ogden, Utah, as 
the ``James V. Hansen Federal Building'', having considered the 
same, report favorably thereon with an amendment and recommend 
that the bill as amended do pass.
    The amendment is as follows:
    Strike all after the enacting clause and insert the 
following:

SECTION 1. DESIGNATION.

    The Federal building located at 324 Twenty-Fifth Street in Ogden, 
Utah, shall be known and designated as the ``James V. Hansen Federal 
Building''.

SEC. 2. REFERENCES.

    Any reference in a law, map, regulation, document, paper, or other 
record of the United States to the Federal building referred to in 
section 1 shall be deemed to be a reference to the ``James V. Hansen 
Federal Building''.

                       PURPOSE OF THE LEGISLATION

    The purpose of H.R. 3147 is to provide for the designation 
of the Federal building located at 324 Twenty-Fifth Street in 
Ogden, Utah, as the ``James V. Hansen Federal Building''.

                BACKGROUND AND NEED FOR THE LEGISLATION

    H.R. 3147 designates the Federal building located at 324 
Twenty-Fifth Street in Ogden, Utah, as the ``James V. Hansen 
Federal Building''.
    James Vear Hansen was born in Salt Lake City, Utah on 
August 14, 1932, and graduated from East High School in 1951. 
He served in the United States Navy from 1951-1955. Following 
his discharge, he attended and graduated from the University of 
Utah. Upon his graduation he worked as a real estate and 
insurance agent while also serving on the Farmington (Utah) 
City Council from 1960-1972.
    Elected to the Utah State House of Representatives in 1973 
and served until 1980, from 1979-1980 he served as Speaker of 
the House. In 1980 he was elected to the 97th U.S. Congress and 
to each of the succeeding 10 Congresses. He retired at the end 
of the 107th Congress.
    Representative Hansen served as Chairman of the Committee 
on Standards of Official Conduct in the 105th Congress and as 
Chairman of the Committee on Resources in the 107th Congress.

                       SUMMARY OF THE LEGISLATION

Section 1. Designation

    This section designates the Federal building located at 324 
Twenty-Fifth Street in Ogden, Utah, as the ``James V. Hansen 
Federal Building''.

Section 2. References

    This section clarifies that any reference in a law, map, 
regulation, document, paper, or other record of the United 
States to the building located at 324 Twenty-Fifth Street in 
Ogden, Utah, shall be deemed to be a reference to the ``James 
V. Hansen Federal Building''.

            LEGISLATIVE HISTORY AND COMMITTEE CONSIDERATION

    Mr. Cannon of Utah introduced H.R. 3147 on September 23, 
2003. On February 25, 2004, the Full Committee discharged the 
Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and 
Emergency Management from further consideration. The Full 
Committee then considered H.R. 3147. The Full Committee agreed 
to an amendment offered by Mr. LaTourette to strike the 
effective date, unanimously, by voice vote, with a quorum 
present. A motion by Mr. LaTourette, to order H.R. 3147, as 
amended, favorably reported to the House was agreed to by the 
Full Committee unanimously, by voice vote, with a quorum 
present. There were no recorded votes taken during Committee 
consideration of H.R. 3147.

                             ROLLCALL VOTES

    Clause 3(b) of rule XIII of the House of Representatives 
requires each committee report to include the total number of 
votes cast for and against on each rollcall vote on a motion to 
report and on any amendment offered to the measure or matter, 
and the names of those members voting for and against. There 
were no rollcall votes taken in connection with ordering H.R. 
3147, as amended, favorably reported to the House.

                      COMMITTEE OVERSIGHT FINDINGS

    With respect to the requirements of clause 3(c)(1) of rule 
XIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, the 
Committee's oversight findings and recommendations are 
reflected in this report.

                          COST OF LEGISLATION

    Clause 3(c)(2) of rule XIII of the Rules of the House of 
Representatives does not apply where a cost estimate and 
comparison prepared by the Director of the Congressional Budget 
Office under section 402 of the Congressional Budget Act of 
1974 has been timely submitted prior to the filing of the 
report and is included in the report. Such a cost estimate is 
included in this report.

                    COMPLIANCE WITH HOUSE RULE XIII

    1. With respect to the requirement of clause 3(c)(2) of 
rule XIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, and 
308(a) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, the Committee 
references the report of the Congressional Budget Office 
included below.
    2. With respect to the requirement of clause 3(c)(4) of 
rule XIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, the 
Committee advises that the bill contains no measure that 
authorizes funding, so no statement of general performance 
goals and objectives is required.
    3. With respect to the requirement of clause 3(c)(3) of 
rule XIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives and 
section 402 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, the 
Committee has received the following cost estimate for H.R. 
3147 from the Director of the Congressional Budget Office.

                                     U.S. Congress,
                               Congressional Budget Office,
                                 Washington, DC, February 26, 2004.
Hon. Don Young,
Chairman, Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure,
House of Representatives, Washington, DC.
    Dear Mr. Chairman: The Congressional Budget Office has 
reviewed the following legislation as ordered reported by the 
House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure on 
February 25, 2004:
           H.R. 2523, a bill to designate the United 
        States courthouse located at 125 Bull Street in 
        Savannah, Georgia, as the ``Tomochichi United States 
        Courthouse'';
           H.R. 2538, a bill to designate the United 
        States Courthouse located at 400 North Miami Avenue in 
        Miami, Florida, as the ``Wilkie D. Ferguson, Jr. United 
        States Courthouse'';
           H.R. 3147, a bill to designate the federal 
        building located at 324 Twenty-Fifth Street in Ogden, 
        Utah, as the ``James V. Hansen Federal Building''; and
           H.R. 3713, a bill to designate the federal 
        building located at 250 West Cherry Street in 
        Carbondale, Illinois, the ``Senator Paul Simon Federal 
        Building.''
    CBO estimates that enactment of these bills would have no 
significant impact on the federal budget and would not affect 
direct spending or revenues. These bills contain no 
intergovernmental or private-sector mandates as defined in the 
Unfunded Mandates Reform Act and would impose no costs on 
state, local, or tribal governments.
    If you wish further details on this estimate, we will be 
pleased to provide them. The CBO staff contact is Matthew 
Pickford.
            Sincerely,
                                         Elizabeth Robinson
                               (For Douglas Holtz-Eakin, Director).

                   CONSTITUTIONAL AUTHORITY STATEMENT

    Pursuant to clause (3)(d)(1) of rule XIII of the Rules of 
the House of Representatives, committee reports on a bill or 
joint resolution of a public character shall include a 
statement citing the specific powers granted to the Congress in 
the Constitution to enact the measure. The Committee on 
Transportation and Infrastructure finds that Congress has the 
authority to enact this measure pursuant to its powers granted 
under article I, section 8 of the Constitution.

                       FEDERAL MANDATES STATEMENT

    The Committee adopts as its own the estimate of federal 
mandates prepared by the Director of the Congressional Budget 
Office pursuant to section 423 of the Unfunded Mandates Reform 
Act. (Public Law 104-4).

                        PREEMPTION CLARIFICATION

    Section 423 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 
requires the report of any Committee on a bill or joint 
resolution to include a statement on the extent to which the 
bill or joint resolution is intended to preempt state, local or 
tribal law. The Committee states that H.R. 3147 does not 
preempt any state, local, or tribal law.

                      ADVISORY COMMITTEE STATEMENT

    No advisory committees within the meaning of section 5(b) 
of the Federal Advisory Committee Act are created by this 
legislation.

                APPLICABILITY TO THE LEGISLATIVE BRANCH

    The Committee finds that the legislation does not relate to 
the terms and conditions of employment or access to public 
services or accommodations within the meaning of section 
102(b)(3) of the Congressional Accountability Act. (Public Law 
104-1).

         CHANGES IN EXISTING LAW MADE BY THE BILL, AS REPORTED

    H.R. 3147 makes no changes in existing law.