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114th Congress    }                                     {       Report
                        HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
 2d Session       }                                     {      114-534

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                      ARIEL RIOS FEDERAL BUILDING

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 May 3, 2016.--Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be printed

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

                              R E P O R T

                        [To accompany H.R. 4957]

      [Including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office]

    The Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, to whom 
was referred the bill (H.R. 4957) to designate the Federal 
building located at 99 New York Avenue, N.E., in the District 
of Columbia as the ``Ariel Rios Federal Building'', having 
considered the same, report favorably thereon without amendment 
and recommend that the bill do pass.

                                CONTENTS

                                                                   Page
Purpose of Legislation...........................................     2
Background and Need for Legislation..............................     2
Hearings.........................................................     2
Legislative History and Consideration............................     2
Committee Votes..................................................     3
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.....................................     4
Applicability of Legislative Branch..............................     4
Section-by-Section Analysis of Legislation.......................     5
Changes in Existing Law Made by the Bill, as Reported............     5

                         PURPOSE OF LEGISLATION

    H.R. 4957 designates the Federal building located at 99 New 
York Avenue, N.E., in the District of Columbia as the ``Ariel 
Rios Federal Building''.

                  BACKGROUND AND NEED FOR LEGISLATION

    H.R. 4957 designates the Federal building located at 99 New 
York Avenue, N.E., in the District of Columbia as the ``Ariel 
Rios Federal Building''.
    Special Agent Ariel Rios was born in New York, NY, in 1954. 
He joined the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and 
Explosives (ATF) in 1978. He was one of the most effective 
agents assigned to then-Vice President George H.W. Bush's Task 
Force.
    Special Agent Rios worked as an undercover agent as part of 
the Task Force. In 1982, he and another agent arranged to meet 
two suspects at the Hurricane Motel in Miami, Florida to 
purchase large quantities of drugs and machine guns. A 
confrontation ensued and in a struggle, Special Agent Rios was 
shot and seriously wounded. He died shortly after in the 
hospital on December 2, 1982.
    Special Agent Rios received a number of posthumous awards 
including the Secretary of the Treasury's Exceptional Service 
Award and a Meritorious Service Award from the Dade County 
Chiefs of Police Association.
    In 1985, Congress designated the ATF headquarters building 
at 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW as the Ariel Rios Memorial 
Federal Building in P.L. 99-190. For nearly 30 years, the 
original ATF headquarters building bore the name of Ariel Rios.
    In the wake of the Oklahoma City bombing, it was determined 
that a new, more secure ATF headquarters was necessary. Shortly 
thereafter, Congress approved the construction of a new ATF 
headquarters at 99 New York Avenue NE. After the ATF vacated 
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, the building was repurposed as the 
headquarters for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). 
Congress renamed the EPA headquarters building as the William 
Jefferson Clinton Building in P.L. 112-237. However, the 
designation in honor of Ariel Rios was not transferred to the 
new ATF Headquarters building. This legislation will rectify 
that omission. This bill is supported by the ATF Association, 
the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association, the 
Association of Former Custom Service Agents, and the 
Association of Former Agents of the U.S. Secret Service.

                                HEARINGS

    No hearings were held on H.R. 4957.

                 LEGISLATIVE HISTORY AND CONSIDERATION

    On April 15, 2016, Representative Andre Carson (D-IN) 
introduced H.R. 4957, a bill to designate the Federal building 
located at 99 New York Avenue, N.E., in the District of 
Columbia as the ``Ariel Rios Federal Building''.
    On April 20, 2016 the Committee on Transportation and 
Infrastructure met in open session. The Committee ordered the 
bill 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. 4957.

                      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. 4957 from the 
Director of the Congressional Budget Office:

                                     U.S. Congress,
                               Congressional Budget Office,
                                    Washington, DC, April 28, 2016.
Hon. Bill Shuster,
Chairman, Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure,
House of Representatives, Washington, DC.
    Dear Mr. Chairman: The Congressional Budget Office has 
reviewed H.R. 4957, a bill to designate the federal building 
located at 99 New York Avenue, N.E., in the District of 
Columbia as the ``Ariel Rios Federal Building,'' as ordered 
reported by the House Committee on Transportation and 
Infrastructure on April 20, 2016.
    CBO estimates that enacting 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 do not apply. CBO estimates that enacting the 
legislation would not increase net direct spending or on-budget 
deficits in one or more of the four consecutive 10-year periods 
beginning in 2027.
    The bill contains no intergovernmental or private-sector 
mandates as defined in the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act and 
would not affect the budgets of 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
                                                        Keith Hall.

                    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 Federal building located at 99 New York Avenue, 
N.E., in the District of Columbia as the ``Ariel Rios Federal 
Building''.

                          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. 4957 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. 4957 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. 4957 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 OF 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).

               SECTION-BY-SECTION ANALYSIS OF LEGISLATION

Section 1. Designation

    Section 1 designates the Federal building located at 99 New 
York Avenue, N.E., in the District of Columbia as the ``Ariel 
Rios Federal Building''.

Section 2. References

    Section 2 deems 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 as a reference to the 
``Ariel Rios Federal Building''.

         CHANGES IN EXISTING LAW MADE BY THE BILL, AS REPORTED

    H.R. 4957 makes no changes in existing law.

                                  [all]