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114th Congress   }                                     {        Report
                        HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
 2d Session      }                                     {       114-464

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                 RANDY D. DOUB UNITED STATES COURTHOUSE

                                _______
                                

   March 23, 2016.--Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be 
                                printed

                                _______
                                

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

                              R E P O R T

                        [To accompany H.R. 3937]

      [Including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office]

    The Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, to whom 
was referred the bill (H.R. 3937) to designate the building 
utilized as a United States courthouse located at 150 Reade 
Circle in Greenville, North Carolina, as the ``Judge Randy D. 
Doub United States Courthouse'', having considered the same, 
report favorably thereon with amendments and recommend that the 
bill as amended do pass.

                                CONTENTS

                                                                   Page
Purpose of Legislation...........................................     2
Background and Need for Legislation..............................     2
Hearings.........................................................     2
Legislative History and Consideration............................     2
Committee Votes..................................................     2
Committee Oversight Findings.....................................     3
New Budget Authority and Tax Expenditures........................     3
Congressional Budget Office Cost Estimate........................     3
Performance Goals and Objectives.................................     4
Advisory of Earmarks.............................................     4
Duplication of Federal Programs..................................     4
Disclosure of Directed Rule Makings..............................     4
Federal Mandate Statement........................................     4
Preemption Clarification.........................................     4
Advisory Committee Statement.....................................     5
Applicability of Legislative Branch..............................     5
Section-by-Section Analysis of Legislation, as Amended...........     5
Changes in Existing Law Made by the Bill, as Reported............     5

    The amendments are as follows:
  Strike all after the enacting clause and insert the 
following:

SECTION 1. DESIGNATION.

  The building utilized as a United States courthouse located at 150 
Reade Circle in Greenville, North Carolina, shall be known and 
designated as the ``Randy D. Doub United States Courthouse'' during the 
period in which the building is utilized as a United States courthouse.

SEC. 2. REFERENCES.

  With respect to the period in which the building referred to in 
section 1 is utilized as a United States courthouse, any reference in a 
law, map, regulation, document, paper, or other record of the United 
States to that building shall be deemed to be a reference to the 
``Randy D. Doub United States Courthouse''.

    Amend the title so as to read:
    A bill to designate the building utilized as a United 
States courthouse located at 150 Reade Circle in Greenville, 
North Carolina, as the ``Randy D. Doub United States 
Courthouse''.

                         PURPOSE OF LEGISLATION

    H.R. 3937, as amended, designates the building utilized as 
a United States courthouse located at 150 Reade Circle in 
Greenville, North Carolina, as the ``Randy D. Doub United 
States Courthouse''.

                  BACKGROUND AND NEED FOR LEGISLATION

    H.R. 3937, as amended, would designate the building 
utilized as a United States courthouse located at 150 Reade 
Circle in Greenville, North Carolina, as the ``Randy D. Doub 
United States Courthouse''.
    Randy D. Doub was in the private practice of law for 26 
years in Greenville, North Carolina. In 1985, he was appointed 
to the North Carolina Board of Transportation and served in 
that capacity until 1990. In 2006, Judge Doub was appointed by 
the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals as a United States 
Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina and 
served as the chief bankruptcy judge from 2007 until 2014.
    Judge Doub attended East Carolina University and graduated 
Magna Cum Laude in 1977, majoring in Political Science and 
minoring in Business Administration. He earned a law degree 
from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1980.

                                HEARINGS

    No hearings were held on H.R. 3937, as amended.

                 LEGISLATIVE HISTORY AND CONSIDERATION

    On November 5, 2015, Representative G. K. Butterfield (D-
NC) introduced H.R. 3937, a bill to designate the building 
utilized as a United States courthouse located at 150 Reade 
Circle in Greenville, North Carolina, as the ``Randy D. Doub 
United States Courthouse''.
    On March 2, 2016 the Committee on Transportation and 
Infrastructure met in open session. An amendment was offered by 
Representative Lou Barletta (R-PA). The amendment was adopted 
by voice vote. The Committee ordered the bill, as amended, 
reported favorably to the House by voice vote with a quorum 
present.

                            COMMITTEE 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 record votes taken in connection 
with consideration of H.R. 3937, as amended.

                      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.

               NEW BUDGET AUTHORITY AND TAX EXPENDITURES

    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.

               CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE COST ESTIMATE

    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. 3937, as amended, 
from the Director of the Congressional Budget Office:

                                     U.S. Congress,
                               Congressional Budget Office,
                                    Washington, DC, March 18, 2016.
Hon. Bill Shuster,
Chairman, Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure,
House of Representatives, Washington, DC.
    Dear Mr. Chairman: The Congressional Budget Office has 
reviewed the following bills ordered reported by the House 
Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure on March 2, 
2016:
           H.R. 4618, a bill to designate the Federal 
        building and United States courthouse located at 121 
        Spring Street SE in Gainesville, Georgia, as the 
        ``Sidney Oslin Smith, Jr. Federal Building and United 
        States Courthouse''; and
           H.R. 3937, a bill to designate the building 
        utilized as a United States courthouse located at 150 
        Reade Circle in Greenville, North Carolina, as the 
        ``Randy D. Doub United States Courthouse.''
    CBO estimates that enacting the bills would have no 
significant effect on the federal budget and would not affect 
direct spending or revenues; therefore, pay-as-you-go 
procedures do not apply.
    CBO also estimates that enacting the bills would not 
increase direct spending or on-budget deficits in any of the 
four consecutive 10-year periods beginning in 2027.
    The 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,
                                         Robert A. Sunshine
                                        (For Keith Hall, Director).

                    PERFORMANCE GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

    With respect to the requirement of clause 3(c)(4) of rule 
XIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, the 
performance goal and objective of this legislation is to 
designate the building utilized as a United States courthouse 
located at 150 Reade Circle in Greenville, North Carolina, as 
the ``Randy D. Doub United States Courthouse''.

                          ADVISORY OF EARMARKS

    Pursuant to clause 9 of rule XXI of the Rules of the House 
of Representatives, the Committee is required to include a list 
of congressional earmarks, limited tax benefits, or limited 
tariff benefits as defined in clause 9(e), 9(f), and 9(g) of 
rule XXI of the Rules of the House of Representatives. No 
provision in the bill includes an earmark, limited tax benefit, 
or limited tariff benefit under clause 9(e), 9(f), or 9(g) of 
rule XXI.

                    DUPLICATION OF FEDERAL PROGRAMS

    Pursuant to section 3(g) of H. Res. 5, 114th Cong. (2015), 
the Committee finds that no provision of H.R. 3937, as amended, 
establishes or reauthorizes a program of the federal government 
known to be duplicative of another federal program, a program 
that was included in any report from the Government 
Accountability Office to Congress pursuant to section 21 of 
Public Law 111-139, or a program related to a program 
identified in the most recent Catalog of Federal Domestic 
Assistance.

                  DISCLOSURE OF DIRECTED RULE MAKINGS

    Pursuant to section 3(i) of H. Res. 5, 114th Cong. (2015), 
the Committee finds that enacting H.R. 3937, as amended, does 
not direct the completion of a specific rule making within the 
meaning of section 551 of title 5, United States Code.

                       FEDERAL MANDATE 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. 3937, 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, as amended.

                  APPLICABILITY OF LEGISLATIVE BRANCH

    The Committee finds that the legislation, as amended, 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).

         SECTION-BY-SECTION ANALYSIS OF LEGISLATION, AS AMENDED

Section 1. Designation

    Section 1 designates the building utilized as a United 
States courthouse located at 150 Reade Circle in Greenville, 
North Carolina, as the ``Randy D. Doub United States 
Courthouse''.

Section 2. References

    Section 2 deems any reference in a law, map, regulation, 
document, paper, or other record of the United States to the 
United States courthouse referred to in section 1 as a 
reference to the ``Randy D. Doub United States Courthouse''.

         CHANGES IN EXISTING LAW MADE BY THE BILL, AS REPORTED

    H.R. 3937, as amended, makes no changes in existing law.

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