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111th Congress                                                   Report
                        HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
 2d Session                                                     111-485

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         STEWART LEE UDALL DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR BUILDING

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May 18, 2010.--Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be printed

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Mr. Oberstar, from the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, 
                        submitted the following

                              R E P O R T

                        [To accompany H.R. 5128]

      [Including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office]

  The Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, to whom 
was referred the bill (H.R. 5128) to designate the Department 
of the Interior Building in Washington, District of Columbia, 
as the ``Stewart Lee Udall Department of the Interior 
Building'', having considered the same, report favorably 
thereon with amendments and recommend that the bill as amended 
do pass.
  The amendments are as follows:
  Strike all after the enacting clause and insert the 
following:

SECTION 1. DESIGNATION.

  The United States Department of the Interior Building located at 1849 
C Street, Northwest, in Washington, District of Columbia, shall be 
known and designated as the ``Stewart Lee Udall Department of the 
Interior Building''.

SEC. 2. REFERENCES.

  Any reference in a law, map, regulation, document, record, or other 
paper of the United States to the building referred to in section 1 
shall be considered to be a reference to the ``Stewart Lee Udall 
Department of the Interior Building''.

  Amend the title so as to read:

    A bill to designate the United States Department of the 
Interior Building in Washington, District of Columbia, as the 
``Stewart Lee Udall Department of the Interior Building''.

                       PURPOSE OF THE LEGISLATION

    H.R. 5128, as amended, designates the United States 
Department of the Interior Building located at 1849 C Street, 
Northwest, in Washington, District of Columbia, as the 
``Stewart Lee Udall Department of the Interior Building''.

                  BACKGROUND AND NEED FOR LEGISLATION

    Stewart Lee Udall was born in St. Johns, Arizona, on 
January 31, 1920. He is the son of Levi S. Udall, former 
Arizona Supreme Court Justice, and Louise Lee Udall. He 
attended the University of Arizona, during which he spent two 
years as a Mormon missionary. During World War II, Stewart L. 
Udall served as a gunner in the United States Air Force in the 
European theater. Upon returning to the University of Arizona 
after his military service, he received his law degree in 1948. 
Two years after graduation, Stewart L. Udall opened a law firm 
in Tucson, Arizona, with his brother Morris, who would later 
serve as a Member of Congress.
    Stewart L. Udall was elected to the U.S. House of 
Representatives from Arizona in 1954 and served on the 
Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs (1955-1960) and the 
Committee on Education and Labor (1955-1960).
    President John F. Kennedy appointed Representative Udall as 
Secretary of the Interior and he served in that position for 
nine years (1961-1969). Secretary Udall's leadership at the 
Department of the Interior was instrumental in crafting the 
Wilderness Act, the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, and in the 
creation of the Land and Water Conservation Fund. His 
leadership also led to the expansion of the National Park 
system to include four new national parks, six new national 
monuments, eight seashores and lakeshores, nine recreation 
areas, 20 historic sites, and 56 wildlife refuges. Secretary 
Udall was also instrumental in the passage of the National 
Historic Preservation Act of 1966, the most far-reaching 
preservation legislation ever enacted in the United States. He 
also helped create and shape the National Register of Historic 
Places, the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, and the 
Historic Preservation Fund. This framework supports nearly 
every aspect of historic preservation today.
    After leaving government service, Secretary Udall continued 
to contribute to the nation's environmental affairs as an 
author, historian, teacher, naturalist, and ambassador for the 
great outdoors.

                       SUMMARY OF THE LEGISLATION

Section 1. Designation

    Section 1 designates the United States Department of the 
Interior Building located at 1849 C Street, Northwest, in 
Washington, District of Columbia, as the ``Stewart Lee Udall 
Department of the Interior Building''.

Sec. 2. References

    Section 2 provides that any reference in a law, map, 
regulation, document, record or other paper of the United 
States to the building referred to in Section 1 shall be 
considered to be a reference to the ``Stewart Lee Udall 
Department of the Interior Building''.

            LEGISLATIVE HISTORY AND COMMITTEE CONSIDERATION

    In the 111th Congress, Representative Martin Heinrich 
introduced H.R. 5128 on April 22, 2010. This bill has not been 
introduced in a previous Congress. On April 29, 2010, the 
Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure met in open 
session to consider H.R. 5128. The Committee adopted an 
amendment in the nature of a substitute to the bill by voice 
vote. The Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure 
ordered H.R. 5128, as amended, reported favorably to the House 
by voice vote with a quorum present.

                              RECORD VOTES

    Clause 3(b) of rule XIII of the Rules of the House of 
Representatives requires each committee report to include the 
total number of votes cast for and against on each record 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 recorded votes taken in connection 
with consideration of H.R. 5128, or ordering the bill, as 
amended, reported. A motion to order H.R. 5128, as amended, 
reported favorably to the House was agreed to by voice vote 
with a quorum present.

                      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 
section 308(a) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, the 
Committee references the report of the Congressional Budget 
Office included in the report.
    2. With respect to the requirement of clause 3(c)(4) of 
rule XIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, the 
performance goals and objective of this legislation are to 
designate the U.S. Department of the Interior Building located 
at 1849 C Street, Northwest, in Washington, District of 
Columbia, as the ``Stewart Lee Udall Department of the Interior 
Building''.
    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 enclosed cost estimate for H.R. 
5128, as amended, from the Director of the Congressional Budget 
Office:

                                     U.S. Congress,
                                Congressional Budget Office
                                       Washington, DC, May 3, 2010.
Hon. James L. Oberstar,
Chairman, Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure,
House of Representatives, Washington, DC.
    Dear Mr. Chairman: The Congressional Budget Office has 
reviewed H.R. 5128, a bill to designate the United States 
Department of the Interior Building in Washington, District of 
Columbia, as the ``Stewart Lee Udall Department of the Interior 
Building,'' as ordered reported by the House Committee on 
Transportation and Infrastructure on April 29, 2010.
    CBO estimates that enactment of this legislation would have 
no significant impact on the federal budget and would not 
affect direct spending or revenues; therefore, pay-as-you go 
procedures would not apply. The bill contains 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,
                                      Douglas W. Elmendorf,
                                                          Director.

                     COMPLIANCE WITH HOUSE RULE XXI

    Pursuant to clause 9 of rule XXI of the Rules of the House 
of Representatives, the Committee is required to include a list 
of any congressional earmarks, limited tax benefits, or limited 
tariff benefits as defined in clause 9(e), 9(f), or 9(g) of 
rule XXI of the Rules of the House of Representatives. H.R. 
5128, as amended, does not contain any earmarks, limited tax 
benefits, or limited tariff benefits under clause 9(e), 9(f), 
or 9(g) of rule XXI.

                   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 (P.L. 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. 5128, as amended, 
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 (P.L. 104-1).

         CHANGES IN EXISTING LAW MADE BY THE BILL, AS REPORTED

    H.R. 5128, as amended, makes no changes in existing law.