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Civil War History, ISSN 0009-8078, 1999, Volume 45, Issue 3, pp. 223 - 237
Hubbard discusses the diplomatic efforts of James Murray Mason and the so-called Confederate Lobby to garner support from Great Britain during the Civil War.... 
Naval operations | 1798-1871 | Civil War, 1861-1865 | United States | Mason, J. M | Foreign relations | Blockades | Confederate States of America | 1861-1865 | Foreign public opinion, British | James Murray | History | United States history | Civil war | Navies | International aspects | American Civil War | Diplomacy | Debates | International relations-UK | Embargoes & blockades
Journal Article
1894, United States congressional serial set, Volume no. 58, 907
Ambassadors and diplomats | Montgomery, John Berrien | Jorgen Lorentzen (Ship) | Bell, Charles H | Rogers, William C | Nashville (Ship) | Executive Department Publications | Wilkes, Charles | International relations | Nightingale (Ship) | Contraband of war | Neutrality | Sumter (Ship) | South Atlantic Blockading Squadron | Ronckendorff, William | Gordon (Ship) | Merchant ships | Neutral trade with belligerents | Glisson, Oliver S | Mason, James Murray | North Atlantic Blockading Squadron | Pickering, Charles W | Seward, William Henry | Adirondack (Ship) | Du Pont, Samuel Francis | Alabama (Ship) | Gulf Blockading Squadron | Creesy, Josiah P | Temple, William G | Eugenia Smith (Ship) | International law | Preble, George Henry | Marin, Matthias C | Dept. of the Navy | Prizes and prize money | Blockade | Upton, Daniel P | Florida (Ship) | Scott, Gustavus H | Savannah (Ship) | Fairfax, Donald McNeill | Slidell, John | Vermont (Ship) | Seizure of vessels and cargoes | Gansevoort, Guert | Warships | Keystone State (Ship) | Arrest | United States | Ridgely, Daniel Boone | Iroquois (Ship) | Brazilian Squadron | Slave traders | Sonoma (Ship) | York (Ship) | Tuscarora (Ship) | Trent (Ship) | McKinstry, James P | Salvor (Ship) | Trent Affair | Slave trade | Ariel (Ship) | Privateering | Palmer, James S | San Jacinto (Ship) | Pacific Squadron | Myers, Henry | James M. Mason (Ship) | Courts-martial and courts of inquiry | Tunstall, Thomas T | Petrel (Ship) | Naval operations | West India Squadron | Tioga (Ship) | Prisoners of war | Kearsarge (Ship) | Craven, Tunis A.M | Navy | Beauregard (Ship) | Confederate States of America. Navy | Bryson, Andrew | Paulding, Hiram | Herald (Ship) | Moore, Henry T | Porter, David D | Marchand, John Bonnett | Semmes, Raphael
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1898, United States congressional serial set, Volume serial set no. 3788, 1640
Ambassadors and diplomats | Wilkes, Charles | International relations | Lincoln, Abraham | Hawley, Seth C | Mason, James Murray | Habeas corpus | Seward, William Henry | Confederate States of America. Congress | Casto, W.T | Allegiance | Butler, Isaiah | Farr, John B | Winder, Charles H | Bunch, Robert | Martial law | Editors | Benham, Calhoun | Newspapers | Murray, Robert | Wilder, Edward B | Davis, Jefferson | United States | Grove, Benjamin F | Faulkner, Charles J | Treason | Court marshals | McClellan, George Brinton | Civil liberties | Jones, George W | Dimick, Justin | Trent (Ship) | Political prisoners | Executive power | Courts-martial and courts of inquiry | Berry, Michael | Greenhow, Rose O'Neal | Winder, William H | Keyes, John S | Benjamin, Judah Philip | Office of the Adjutant General | Executive orders | Day, John T | Gilchrist, William | Kennedy, John A | Confederate States of America. Army | Anderson, Samuel J | Butler, Charles | Barbour, Jerome R | Executive Department Publications | Pirates and piracy | War Dept | Thomas, Richard | Wattles, David C | Names Lists | Dix, John Adams | Barr, Martin W | Grubbs, William | Army | Dept. of the Navy | Hopkins, Guy S | Cameron, Simon | Corlies, Benjamin F | Kopperl, Charles | Slidell, John | Presidential powers | Farr, James W | Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss | Foreign ministers | Arrest | Henry Middleton (Ship) | Gwin, William M | Harbin, George F | Hoxie, Herbert M | Dept. of State | Lyons, Richard Bickerton Pemell Lyons | Constitutional law | Eustis, George | MacFarland, James E | Browning, William J | Trent Affair | Brent, Joseph Lancaster | San Jacinto (Ship) | Burson, John W | Prisoner exchanges | Burke, Martin | Cambridge (Ship) | Prisoners of war | Burton, Bethel | Anderson, Robert | Pinkerton, Allan | Baxley, Catherine Virginia | Jones, Thomas A | Durrett, Reuben T | Harris, Arnold | Brain, John C | Forrester, George | Hill, William M | Balance of power | Porter, Andrew | Barkley, Charles
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Civil War History, ISSN 0009-8078, 1999, Volume 45, Issue 1, pp. 85 - 86
  Bonner reviews "Senator James Murry Mason: Defender of the Old South" by Robert W. Young. 
Young, Robert W., $bdefender of the old South | 1798-1871 | James Murray | Mason, J. M | HISTORY | Books | Book reviews | Nonfiction | Politics | Biographies | History | Public officials
Journal Article
1999, Bio-bibliographies in the performing arts, ISBN 9780313284960, Volume no. 79, xii, 299
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The Canadian Historical Review, ISSN 0008-3755, 1922, Volume 3, Issue 1, pp. 48 - 55
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2017, Civil War America, ISBN 9781469635538
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Pediatrics | Corporations | Pollution control | Department of Agriculture | Disabled children | Business and industry | Fruits | Labor law | Students | Dover, Ohio | Espionage | Censuses | Congressional committee conference reports | Bureau of Reclamation | Arizona | Bureau of Indian Affairs | Child abuse & neglect | Rural areas | Democratic Party | Judicial process | Citizenship | Ford, Gerald R. (1974 Bills and resolutions relative to Gerald R. Ford Post Office Building. Rancho Mirage, CA: designate (see H.R. 6085). 10103 FORD, JOSEPH A. Remarks in House Tribute. 10109 Remarks in Senate Tribute, 9767 FOREIGN AID Foreign assistance Amendments Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642), 9787 9825 9864 9872 9873 9874 9875 9896 Articles and editorials Boeing May Be the Ticket for Relief Supplies; China Quake--New Jets Are Scheduled for Delivery, and Oregon Agencies Hope Their Aid Can Hitch a Ride, 9988 China's 1-Child Policy Causes Extra Pain, 9987 How Aid Can Work, 10100 One-Child Policy Adds to the Grief of China Quake, 9988 Parents' Losses Compounded by China's One-Child Policy, 9988 Cloture motions Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642), 9766 Letters Emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan: Gordon England. Dept. of Defense. 9752 Motions Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642). 9751 9766 Remarks in House Animals: support and provide financial resources for conservation programs of nations Within die iangL of rare felid and rare canid populations (H.R. 1464). 10060 Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642). Senate amendment. 10065 10066 China, People's Republic of: express sympathy and pledge support to victims of earthquake (H. Res. M95) 10063 9985-9990 Haiti: increase efforts to combat hunger, 10092-10101 Remarks in Senate Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642), House amendment, 9714 9715 9734-9759 9762 9764 9766 Rulings of the Chair Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642). 9766 Texts of H. Res. 1195, express sympathy and pledge support to victims of earthquake in the People's Republic of China, 9985 H.R. 2642, emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions. 9734-9751 FOREIGN CLAIMS SETTLEMENT COMMISSION Foreign Claims Settlement Commission Remarks in Senate Martinez, Ralph E.: nomination to the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission, 9724 9727 9729 Resumes Martinez, Ralph E., 9727 FOREIGN COUNTRIES Foreign relations Articles and editorials Boeing May Be the Ticket for Relief Supplies; China Quake--New Jets Are Scheduled for Delivery, and Oregon Agencies Hope Their Aid Can Hitch a Ride, 9988 Captive Calls for Surrender, 9929 China's 1-Child Policy Causes Extra Pain, 9987 Free Trade in Thugs--Getting Tougher With Right-Wing Warlords. 9928 How Aid Can Work. 10100 One-Child Policy Adds to the Grief of China Quake. 9988 Parents' Losses Compounded by China's One-Child Policy. 9988 Bills and resolutions Children and youth: increase the effectiveness of international child abduction remedies (see H.R. 6095). 10104 Dept. of State: eliminate the diversity immigrant program and reallocate those visas to certain employment-based immigrants who obtain an advanced degree in the U.S. (see S. 2868), 10103 Dept. of State: report on negotiation of international child abduction agreements with countries that are not parties to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (see H.R. 6096), 10104 Foreign Intelligence and Information Commission: establish to assess needs and provide recommendations to improve foreign intelligence and information collection, analysis, and reporting (see S. 3041), 9778 International law: hold surviving Nazi war criminals accountable for war crimes, genocide, and crimes against humanity committed during World War II by encouraging foreign prosecution and extradition (see S. 3007), 10103 Messages Continuation of National Emergency With Respect to the Stabilization of Iraq: President Bush, 10063 9774 Remarks in House Animals: support and provide financial resources for conservation programs of nations within the range of rare felid and rare canid populations (H.R. 1464). 10060 China, People's Republic of: express sympathy and pledge support to victims of earthquake (H. Res. 1195). 10063 9985-9990 Colombia: increased prosecution of Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and other paramilitaries. 9928 Employment: treat certain domestically controlled foreign persons performing services under contract with the U.S. Government as American employers for purposes of certain employment taxes and benefits, 9943 Food: acknowledge existence of global food crisis (H. Con. Res. 344), 10097 Food: acknowledge existence of global food crisis, 10092-10101 Haiti: U.S. policy, 10092-10101 Haiti: increase efforts to combat hunger, 10092-10101 Petroleum: make oil-producing and exporting cartels illegal (H.R. 6074). 10074 10091 U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement: ratification (H.R. 5724), 9928 Remarks in Senate Cuban Independence Day: observance. 9769 Foreign Intelligence and Information Commission: establish to assess needs and provide recommendations to improve foreign intelligence and information collection. analysis, and reporting (S. 3041), 9780 Reports filed Condemn Statements and Actions of Russia That Undermine Territorial Integrity of the Republic of Georgia: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate) (S. Res. 550), 9776 Texts of H. Res. 1195, express sympathy and pledge support to victims of earthquake in the People's Republic of China, 9985 FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE AND INFORMATION COMMISSION Foreign Intelligence and Information Commission Bills and resolutions Intelligence services: establish to assess needs and provide recommendations to improve foreign intelligence and information collection, analysis, and reporting (see S. 3041). 9778 Remarks in Senate Intelligence services: establish to assess needs and provide recommendations to improve foreign intelligence and information collection, analysis, and reporting (S. 3041). 9780 FOREIGN POLICY Foreign relations Amendments Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642). 9787 9825 9864 9872 9873 9874 9875 9896 Articles and editorials Agreement Struck in Lebanon To End Political Crisis, 9996 Israel Holds Peace Talks With Syria, 9995 Bills and resolutions Children and youth: increase the effectiveness of international child abduction remedies (see H.R. 6095). 10104 International law: hold surviving Nazi war criminals accountable for war crimes, genocide, and crimes against humanity committed during World War II by encouraging foreign prosecution and extradition (see S. 3007), 10103 Cloture motions Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and otherdomestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642), 9766 Letters Emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan: Gordon England, Dept. of Defense, 9752 Messages Continuation of National Emergency With Respect to the Stabilization of Iraq: President Bush, 10063 9774 Motions Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642). 9751 9766 Remarks in House Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642). Senate amendment. 10065 10066 Food: acknowledge existence of global food crisis (H. Con. Res. 344), 10097 Food: acknowledge existence of global food crisis, 10092-10101 Haiti: U.S. policy. 10092-10101 Iraq: call for redeployment of troops and a shift in political and diplomatic strategy for stabilizing Iraq. 10066 Israel: independence anniversary, 10063 10064 9930 9932 Lebanon: support democratically elected Government and condemn attacks by Hezbollah forces (H. Res. 1194), 9990-9997 Petroleum: make oil-producing and exporting cartels illegal (H.R. 6074), 10074 10091 Remarks in Senate Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642). House amendment, 9714 9715 9734-9759 9762 9764 9766 Cuban Independence Day: observance, 9769 Rulings of the Chair Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642). 9766 Texts of H. Res. 1194, support democratically elected Government and condemn attacks by Hezbollah forces in Lebanon, 9990 H.R. 2642, emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions, 9734-9751 Tributes Chen Shui-Bian. 10114 FOREIGN SERVICE Diplomatic and consular service Reports filed Foreign Service Nominations: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate). 9778 FOREIGN TRADE Foreign trade Trade regulation Articles and editorials Free Trade in Thugs--Getting Tougher With Right-wing Warlords. 9928 Bills and resolutions Power resources: provide energy price relief and hold oil companies and other entities accountable for their actions with regard to high energy prices (see S. 2991), 9778 Remarks in House Air Force: awarding of contract to Airbus S.A.S. to build military air refueling tankers. 10065 Petroleum: dependence on foreign sources, 10086 9929 Petroleum: make oil-producing and exporting cartels illegal (H.R. 6074), 10074 10091 U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement: ratification (H.R. 5724), 9928 Foreign trade promotion Remarks in Senate Power resources: provide energy price relief and hold oil companies and other entities accountable for their actions with regard to high energy prices (S. 2991), 9723 Power resources: provide energy price relief and hold oil companies and other entities accountable for their actions with regard to high energy prices (S. 3044), 9926 Texts of S. 3044, Consumer-First Energy Act, 9782-9786 FRANCE, REPUBLIC OF France Remarks in House Air Force: awarding of contract to Airbus S.A.S. to build military air refueling tankers, 10065 GABRIEL, ROBERT D. Proclamations Tribute: Representative Space, 10108 GAS PRICE RELIEF FOR CONSUMERS ACT Remarks in House Enact (H.R. 6074), 10074 10091 GENOCIDE Genocide Bills and resolutions International law: hold surviving Nazi war criminals accountable for war crimes, genocide, and crimes against humanity committed during World War II by encouraging foreign prosecution and extradition (see S. 3007). 10103 GEORGIA Georgia Remarks in House Jonesboro, GA: tribute to Jonesboro High School mock trial team, 10112 GEORGIA, REPUBLIC OF Georgia, Republic Reports filed Condemn Statements and Actions of Russia That Undermine Territorial Integrity of the Republic of Georgia: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate) (S. Res. 550). 9776 GERMANY, FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF Germany Bills and resolutions International law: hold surviving Nazi war criminals accountable for war crimes, genocide, and crimes against humanity committed during World War II by encouraging foreign prosecution and extradition (see S. 3007). 10103 GHANA, REPUBLIC OF Ghana Reports filed Nomination of Donald G. Teitelbaum To Be Ambassador to Ghana: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate), 9777 GOVERNMENT REGULATIONS Administrative law and procedure Government and business Bills and resolutions Dept. of Justice: rescind guidelines on crimes, racketeering, and terrorism investigation adopted by Attorney General Ashcroft in 2002 and revert to those adopted by Attorney General Levi in 1976 (see H. Res. 1211), 10104 Financial regulation Dept. of State: eliminate the diversity immigrant program and reallocate those visas to certain employment-based immigrants who obtain an advanced degree in the U.S. (see S. 2868). 10103 Hazardous substances: reduce exposure of children, workers, and consumers to toxic chemical substances (see S. 3040), 10104 9778 Remarks in House BLM: prohibit issuance of regulations for commercial-scale leasing of oil shale, 10077 Energy regulation Remarks in Senate EPA: establish a program to decrease emissions of greenhouse gases (S. 2191), 9721 Energy regulation Environmental regulation Fair Credit Reporting Act: correct definition of willful noncompliance relative to violations involving the printing of an expiration date on certain credit and debit card receipts before a certain date (H.R. 4008), 9729 Financial regulation Reports filed America's Climate Security Act: Committee on Environment and Public Works (Senate) (S. 2191) (S. Rept. 110-337). 9776 Environmental regulation S. Rept. 110-337 GOVERNMENT--U.S. Government Amendments Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642). 9787 9825 9864 9872 9873 9874 9875 9896 Bills and resolutions Armed Forces: allow members to sue the U.S. for damages for certain injuries caused by improper medical care (see H.R. 6093), 10103 Budget: setting forth the Federal budget for 2008-2013 (S. Con. Res. 70), consideration of conference report (see H. Res. 1214), 10103 Cloture motions Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642), 9766 Conference reports Setting Forth the Federal Budget for 2008-2013(S. Con. Res. 70), 9997-10058 Motions Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642). 9751 9766 Remarks in House Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642). Senate amendment. 10065 10066 Supreme Court: anniversary of Roe v. Wade decision. 10066 Remarks in Senate Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642). House amendment. 9714 9715 9734-9759 9762 9764 9766 Reports filed Consideration of Conference Report on S. Con. Res. 70. Setting Forth the Federal Budget for 2008-2013: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 1214) (H. Rept. 110-662). 10103 H. Rept. 110-662 Setting Forth the Federal Budget for 2008-2013: Committee of Conference (S. Con. Res. 70) (H. Rep. 110-659), 10103 H. Rep. 110-659 Rulings of the Chair Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642), 9766 Texts of H.R. 2642, emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions. 9734-9751 GREAT CATS AND RARE CANIDS ACT Remarks in House Enact (H.R. 1464), 10060 GUINEA-BISSAU, REPUBLIC OF Guinea-Bissau Reports filed Nomination of Marcia Stephens Bloom Bernicat To Be Ambassador to Senegal and Guinea-Bissau: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate). 9776 HAGGERTY, JAMES J. Remarks in House Neighborhood Housing Services of Lackawanna County, PA: Governor Robert P, CAsey Medal for a Lifetime of Service recipient, 10109 HAITI, REPUBLIC OF Haiti Articles and editorials How Aid Can Work. 10100 Remarks in House Hunger: increase efforts to combat. 10092-10101 U.S. policy. 10092-10101 HANSDERRY, LORRAINE Remarks in House Tribute, 10115 HARNEY COUNTY, OR Harney County, Oreg. Remarks in House Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act: make payments to local governments in which entitlement land is located and provide transitional payments to entities previously entitled to pay-ments (H.R. 3058), 9931 HAWKINS, PATRICIA MCMAHON Reports Political Contributions of Executive Nominees. 9777 Reports filed Nomination To Be Ambassador to Togo: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate). 9777 HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES Hazardous substances Bills and resolutions Health: support efforts to reduce unnecessary radiation exposure through computed tomography scans for children (see H. Res. 1216), 10104 Product safety: reduce exposure of children, workers, and consumers to toxic chemical substances (see S. 3040), 10104 9778 HEALTH Medical economics Medical regulation Medicine Bills and resolutions Armed Forces: allow members to sue the U.S. for damages for certain injuries caused by improper medical care (see H.R. 6093), 10103 Military health facilities and services Children and youth: provide for the establishment of pediatric research consortia (see S. 2773). 10103 Pediatrics Children and youth: support efforts to reduce unnecessary radiation exposure through computed tomography scans for children (see H. Res. 1216). 10104 Pediatrics Hazardous substances: reduce exposure of children, workers, and consumers to toxic chemical substances (see S. 3040). 10104 9778 Pediatrics Medicare: preserve access to physicians' services (see S. 2785), 10103 Medicare Physicians Taxation: improve ability of medical professionals to practice medicine and provide quality care to patients by providing a tax deduction for patient bad debt (see H.R. 6101). 10104 Patients and patient relations Remarks in House Dept. of Veterans Affairs: authorize major medical facility projects and leases (H.R. 5856). 9975-9978 Veterans health facilities and services Dept. of Veterans Affairs: establish position of Director of Physician Assistant Services within the Office of the Under Sec. of Veterans Affairs for Health (H.R. 2790). 9959-9960 Physicians Veterans health facilities and services Dept. of Veterans Affairs: expand and improve health care services available to veterans for substance use disorders (H.R. 5554). 9968-9972 Veterans health facilities and services Dept. of Veterans Affairs: expand and improve health care services available to women veterans, especially those serving in Iraq and Afghanistan (H.R. 4107). 9954 Veterans health facilities and services Women's health Dept. of Veterans Affairs: provide comprehensive health care to children of Vietnam veterans born with spina bifida (H.R. 5729), 9973 9974 Pediatrics Spina bifida Veterans health facilities and services Dept. of Veterans Affairs: reimburse veterans receiving emergency treatment in non-departmental facilities for such treatment until such veterans are transferred to departmental facilities (H.R. 3819). 9966 Emergency medical services Veterans health facilities and services Dystonia Awareness Week; observance, 10112 Neurological disorders National Emergency Medical Services Week: observance, 10116 Emergency medical services Supreme Court: anniversary of Roe v. Wade decision, 10066 Tzakis, Andreas G.: Pan-Hellenic Federation of Florida award recipient, 10115 Veterans: health care funding, 9981 Veterans health facilities and services Remarks in Senate Senior citizens: ensure adequate public-private infrastructure and resolve to prevent, detect, treat, intervene in. and prosecute eider abuse, neglect, and exploitation (S. 1070). 9719-9721 Geriatrics and gerontology Preventive medicine Texts of H.R. 2790, establish position of Director of Physician Assistant Services within the Office of the Under Sec. of Veterans Affairs for Health, 9959 Physicians Veterans health facilities and services H.R. 3819, Veterans Emergency Care Fairness Act, 9966 Emergency medical services Veterans health facilities and services H.R. 5554, Veterans Substance Use Disorders Prevention and Treatment Act, 9968 Drug abuse and treatment Preventive medicine Veterans health facilities and services H.R. 5729, Spina Bifida Health Care Program Expansion Act, 9973 Spina bifida H.R. 5856, Dept. of Veterans Affairs Medical Facility Authorization and Lease Act, 9975 Veterans health facilities and services S. 3312. Public Health Emergency Response Act. 9714-10117 Emergency medical services Public health HEALTH CARE FACILITIES Health facilities administration Health facilities and services Bills and resolutions Armed Forces: allow members to sue the U.S. for damages for certain injuries caused by improper medical care (see H.R. 6093). 10103 Health care professionals: reduce amount of paperwork and improve payment policies for health care services and prevent fraud and abuse through health care provider education (see H.R. 6102), 10104 Medicare: preserve access to physicians' services (see S. 2785). 10103 Remarks in House Dept. of Veterans Affairs: authorize major medical facility projects and leases (H.R. 5856). 9975-9978 Dept. of Veterans Affairs: expand and improve health care services available to veterans for substance use disorders (H.R. 5554), 9968-9972 Dept. of Veterans Affairs: reimburse veterans receiving emergency treatment in non-departmental facilities for such treatment until such veterans are transferred to departmental facilities (H.R. 3819), 9966 Veterans: health care funding. 9981 Texts of H.R. 3819, Veterans Emergency Care Fairness Act, 9966 H.R. 5554, Veterans Substance Use Disorders Prevention and Treatment Act, 9968 H.R. 5856, Dept. of Veterans Affairs Medical Facility Authorization and Lease Act, 9975 HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS Medical personnel Bills and resolutions Armed Forces: allow members to sue the U.S. for damages for certain injuries caused by improper medical care (see H.R. 6093), 10103 Health care facilities: reduce amount of paperwork and improve payment policies for health care services and prevent fraud and abuse through health care provider education (see H.R. 6102), 10104 Health: provide for the establishment of pediatric research consortia (see S. 2773). 10103 Health: support efforts to reduce unnecessary radiation exposure through computed tomography scans for children (see H. Res. 1216), 10104 Medicare: preserve access to physicians' services (see S. 2785), 10103 Taxation: improve ability of medical professionals to practice medicine and provide quality care to patients by providing a tax deduction for patient bad debt (see H.R. 6101). 10104 Remarks in House Dept. of Veterans Affairs: establish position of Director of Physician Assistant Services within the Office of the Under Sec. of Veterans Affairs for Health (H.R. 2790), 9959-9960 Dept. of Veterans Affairs: provide comprehensive health care to children of Vietnam veterans born with spina bifida (H.R. 5729), 9973 9974 National Emergency Medical Services Week: observance, 10116 Tzakis. Andreas G.: Pan-Hellenic Federation of Florida award recipient. 10115 Veterans: health care funding. 9981 Texts of H.R. 2790. establish position of Director of Physician Assistant Services within the Office of the Under Sec. of Veterans Affairs for Health. 9959 H.R. 5729, Spina Bifida Health Care Program Expansion Act, 9973 HEROES EARNINGS ASSISTANCE AND RELIEF TAX ACT Remarks in House Employment: treat certain domestically controlled foreign persons performing services under contract with the U.S. Government as American employers for purposes of certain employment taxes and benefits. 9943 Enact (H.R. 6081). 9933-9945 SSI: eliminate the unfair and disadvantageous treatment of cash military compensation other than basic pay. 9943 Taxation: eligibility of veterans for mortgage revenue bond financing. 9943 Taxation: provide tax relief to active duty military personnel and employers who assist them. 9943 Texts of H.R. 6081. provisions. 9933-9940 HEROISM Awards, medals and prizes Military awards, decorations, and medals Bills and resolutions California: tribute to Armed Forces members from the Inland Empire region for service in Iraq and Afghanistan (see H. Res. 1215), 10104 Citations Soldier's Medal presentation to Brian L. Cremeans, 10111 Remarks in House Brown. Monica L.: tribute (H. Con. Res. 320). 9954 Cremeans. Brian L.: Soldier's Medal recipient. 10111 POW/MIA: recognize courage and sacrifice of members of the Armed Forces held as POW and call for a full accounting of Americans unaccounted for as a result of the Vietnamese Conflict (H. Res. 986). 9949-9952 Texts of H. Res. 986, recognize courage and sacrifice of members of the Armed Forces held as POW and call for a full accounting of Americans unaccounted for as a result of the Vietnamese Conflict, 9949 HICHER EDUCATION ACT Bills and resolutions Programs: extend (see S. 2733), 9778 Remarks in House Amend and extend (H.R. 4137). 10058 Programs: extend (S. 3035), 10058 10059 Remarks in Senate Programs: extend (S. 3035), 9714 Tables Pell Grant funding, 9756 Texts of S. 3035, extend programs, 10058 9714 HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY Highland Heights, Ky. Remarks in House Northern Kentucky University: tribute to women's basketball team (H. Res. 1147). 9931 HISTORIC BUILDINGS AND SITES Historic sites Bills and resolutions Northern Neck National Heritage Area: feasibility study (see S. 3039), 9778 HISTORY History Farenholt International law: hold surviving Nazi war criminals accountable for war crimes, genocide, and crimes against humanity committed during World War II by encouraging foreign prosecution and extradition (see S. 3007). 10103 Johnson, Lyndon B.: tribute (see S. Res. 571). 9778 Remarks in Senate Crazy Horse Memorial: anniversary of commencement of carving (S. Res. 496), 9716 Johnson, Lyndon B.: tribute (H. Con. Res. 354), 9925 Johnson, Lyndon B.: tribute (S. Res. 571), 9925 National Day of the American Cowboy: designate (S. Res. 482), 9732 Texts of S. Res. 482, National Day of the American Cowboy, 9733 S. Res. 496, Crazy Horse Memorial carving commencement anniversary, 9716 S. Res. 571, tribute to Lyndon B. Johnson, 9787 9925 HOAGLAND, RICHARD E. Reports Political Contributions of Executive Nominees, 9777 Reports filed Nomination To Be Ambassador to Kazakhstan: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate), 9777 HOLTMAN, MALLORY Remarks in House Ellensburg, WA: tribute to Central Washington University women's Softball team, 10117 HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES House of Representatives Bills and resolutions Congress: adjournment (see H. Con. Res. 293). 10104 Designated Speaker pro tempore McNulty, Representative, 9928 Letters Election of Travis W. Childers to the House of Representatives: Linda D. Rigsby. Mississippi Assistant Sec. of State for Elections. 9963 Election of Travis W. Childers to the House of Representatives: Lorraine C. Miller. Clerk of the House of Representatives. 9963 Oaths of office Childers. Travis W., 10102 9964 Pledge Pledge of Allegiance, 9930 Prayers Coughlin. Daniel P., 9930 Remarks in House Adjournment (H. Con. Res. 355), 10059 Childers, Representative: appreciation of opportunity to serve, 9964 Childers, Representative: permission to take oath of office for the House of Representatives prior to receipt of certificate of election, 9964 Votes, position on missed: Conaway, 10116 Votes, position on missed: Jones. Stephanie Tubbs. 10108 Texts of H. Con. Res. 355. adjournment. 10059 Tributes Childers, Representative, 9964 Van Deerlin, Lionel, 10061 HOUSING Housing Housing regulation Bills and resolutions Dept. of HUD: extend existing and expiring agreements under the Moving to Work program (see H.R. 6099). 10104 Remarks in House Dept. of Veterans Affairs: periodically update plans and specifications for specially adapted housing furnished to veterans (H.R. 5664), 9972 Veterans housing National Association of Realtors: anniversary, 10063 Taxation: eligibility of veterans for mortgage revenue bond financing, 9943 Mortgages Veterans housing Taxation: provide benefits for military personnel (H.R. 6081), 9933-9945 Military housing Texts of H.R. 5664, Dept. of Veterans Affairs periodical update of plans and specifications for specially adapted housing furnished to veterans, 9972 Veterans housing H.R. 6081, Heroes Earnings Assistance and Relief Tax Act, 9933-9940 HOUSTON, TX Houston, Tex. Remarks in House Roderick P, PAige Elementary School: dedication. 10108 HUMAN RIGHTS Human rights Bills and resolutions International law: hold surviving Nazi war criminals accountable for war crimes, genocide, and crimes against humanity committed during World War II by encouraging foreign prosecution and extradition (see S. 3007). 10103 Remarks in Senate Focus--HOPE (organization): anniversary (S. Con. Res. 79). 9925 Texts of S. Con. Res. 79. Focus--HOPE (organization) anniversary. 9925 HUNGER Hunger and malnutrition Articles and editorials How Aid Can Work, 10100 Remarks in House Agriculture: hunger and nutrition programs funding. 10099 Food: acknowledge existence of global food crisis (H. Con. Res. 344). 10097 Food: acknowledge existence of global food crisis. 10092-10101 Haiti: U.S. policy. 10092-10101 Haiti: increase efforts to combat hunger. 10092-10101 HURRICANES Hurricanes Bills and resolutions Appropriations: make emergency supplemental for Katrina recovery (see H.R. 6086), 10103 IMMIGRATION Immigration Bills and resolutions Dept. of State: eliminate the diversity immigrant program and reallocate those visas to certain employment-based immigrants who obtain an advanced degree in the U.S. (see S. 2868). 10103 Remarks in House Law enforcement: enforce existing immigration laws and improve border security, 9930 IMMIGRATION AND NATIONALITY ACT Bills and resolutions Dept. of State: eliminate the diversity immigrant program and reallocate those visas to certain employment-based immigrants who obtain an advanced degree in the U.S. (see S. 2868), 10103 Remarks in House Immigration: enforce existing immigration laws and improve border security, 9930 INCOME Business income Dvidends and interest income Household income Personal and family income Wages and salaries Articles and editorials You Can't Soak the Rich, 9717 Income Bills and resolutions Taxation: improve ability of medical professionals to practice medicine and provide quality care to patients by providing a tax deduction for patient bad debt (see H.R. 6101). 10104 Income Taxation: provide incentives for energy production and conservation, extend certain expiring provisions, and provide individual income tax relief (H.R. 6049), consideration (see H. Res. 1212), 10103 Income Remarks in House Armed Forces: establish a program of educational assistance for members who have served after September 11, 2001, 10065 Income Employment: treat certain domestically controlled foreign persons performing services under contract with the U.S. Government as American employers for purposes of certain employment taxes and benefits, 9943 Income SSI: eliminate the unfair and disadvantageous treatment of cash military compensation other than basic pay. 9943 Income Taxation: provide benefits for military personnel (H.R. 6081), 9933-9945 Income Taxation: provide incentives for energy production and conservation, extend certain expiring provisions, and provide individual income tax relief (H.R. 6049), 10080 Income Taxation: provide tax relief to active duty military personnel and employers who assist them, 9943 Income Veterans: increase rates of disability compensation for veterans with service-connected disabilities and dependency and indemnity compensation for survivors of certain disabled veterans (H.R. 5826), 9974 9975 Income Remarks in Senate Armed Forces: establish a program of educational assistance for members who have served after September 11, 2001. 9754-9759 9764 9768 Income Taxation: rates. 9717 9718 Income Unemployment: provide for emergency unemployment compensation program. 9765 Income Reports filed Consideration of H.R. 6049, Renewable Energy and Job Creation Act: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 1212) (H. Rept. 110-660), 10103 Income H. Rept. 110-660 Renewable Energy and Job Creation Act: Committee on Ways and Means (House) (H.R. 6049) (H. Rept. 110-658), 10103 Income H. Rept. 110-658 Texts of H.R. 5826, Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act. 9974 Income H.R. 6081. Heroes Earnings Assistance and Relief Tax Act. 9933 Income INDEPENDENT AGENCIES Federal independent agencies Bills and resolutions Budget: setting forth the Federal budget for 2008-2013 (S. Con. Res. 70), consideration of conference report (see H. Res. 1214), 10103 Conference reports Setting Forth the Federal Budget for 2008-2013 (S. Con. Res. 70), 9997-10058 Reports filed Consideration of Conference Report on S. Con. Res. 70, Setting Fund the Federal Budget for 2008 2013: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 1214) (H. Rept. 110-662), 10103 H. Rept. 110-662 Setting forth the Federal budget for 2008-2013 : Committee of Conference (S. Con. Res. 70) (H. Rept. 110-659), 10103 H. Rept. 110-659 INDIO, CA Indio, Calif. Remarks in Senate Student Creative Recycle Art Program (S.C.R.A.P.) Gallery: tribute. 9770 INFLATION Inflation Amendments Dept. of Justice: require sex offenders to register online identifiers with the National Sex Offender Registry in order to protect users of social networking websites (S. 431). 9872 9919 Bills and resolutions Dept. of Homeland Security: improve financial assistance provided to State, local, and tribal governments for information sharing activities (see H.R. 6098), 10104 Dept. of the Interior: develop a cadastre of Federal real property to assist with land management, conservation, and development and identify land that no longer needs to be federally owned (see S. 3043), 9778 Remarks in Senate Dept. of Justice: require sex offenders to register online identifiers with the National Sex Offender Registry in order to protect users of social networking websites (S. 431), 9919-9925 Dept. of the Interior: develop a cadastre of Federal real property to assist with land management, conservation, and development and identify land that no longer needs to be federally owned (S. 3043), 9781 Texts of S. 431. Keeping the Internet Devoid of Sexual Predators (KIDS) Act. 9919 9921 9923 INSURANCE Insurance Bills and resolutions Health care professionals: reduce amount of paperwork and improve payment policies for health care services and prevent fraud and abuse through health care provider education (see H.R. 6102). 10104 Medicare: preserve access to physicians' services (see S. 2785), 10103 INTELLIGENCE SERVICES Intelligence services Bills and resolutions Dept. of Justice: rescind guidelines on crimes, racketeering, and terrorism investigation adopted by Attorney General Ashcroft in 2002 and revert to those adopted by Attorney General Levi in 1976 (see H. Res. 1211), 10104 Foreign Intelligence and Information Commission: establish to assess needs and provide recommendations to improve foreign intelligence and information collection, analysis, and reporting (see S. 3041), 9778 Remarks in Senate Foreign Intelligence and Information Commission: establish to assess needs and provide recommendations to improve foreign intelligence and information collection, analysis, and reporting (S. 3041), 9780 INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC RELATIONS Foreign economic relations Remarks in House Food: acknowledge existence of global food crisis (H. Con. Res. 344). 10097 Food: acknowledge existence of global food crisis. 10092-10101 INTERNATIONAL LAW International law Articles and editorials Captive Calls for Surrender. 9929 Free Trade in Thugs--Getting Tougher With Right-Wing Warlords, 9928 Bills and resolutions Children and youth: increase the effectiveness of international child abduction remedies (see H.R. 6095). 10104 Dept. of State: report on negotiation of international child abduction agreements with countries that are not parties to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (see H.R. 6096), 10104 World War II: hold surviving Nazi war criminals accountable for war crimes, genocide, and crimes against humanity committed during World War II by encouraging foreign prosecution and extradition (see S. 3007). 10103 Remarks in House Colombia: increased prosecution of Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and other paramilitaries. 9928 INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS International relations Articles and editorials Agreement Struck in Lebanon To End Political Crisis, 9996 Israel Holds Peace Talks With Syria, 9995 Bills and resolutions Dept. of State: report on negotiation of international child abduction agreements with countries that are not parties to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (see H.R. 6096). 10104 Remarks in House Food: acknowledge existence of global food crisis (H. Con. Res. 344). 10097 Food: acknowledge existence of global food crisis. 10092-10101 Lebanon: support democratically elected Government and condemn attacks by Hezbollah forces (H. Res. 1194), 9990-9997 Remarks in Senate Climate: global warming. 9721 Reports filed Condemn Statements and Actions of Russia That Undermine Territorial Integrity of the Republic of Geor gia: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate) (S. Res. 550), 9776 Texts of H. Res. 1194. support democratically elected Government and condemn attacks by Hezbollah forces in Lebanon. 9990 INTERNATIONAL TRADE Foreign trade Remarks in House Food: acknowledge existence of global food crisis (H. Con. Res. 344), 10097 Food: acknowledge existence of global food crisis, 10092-10101 Remarks in Senate Baker Co.: International Trade Center Exporter of the Year award recipient, 9772 INVEST IN ENERGY INDEPENDENCE ACT Remarks in House Enact (H.R. 6067), 10078-10085 INVESTMENTS Investments Remarks in House Small Business Investment Act: extend programs (S. 3029), 9982-9985 Taxation: provide benefits for military personnel (H.R. 6081), 9933-9945 Remarks in Senate Petroleum: gasoline price levels relative lo oil futures purchasing, 9760-9761 9764 Texts of H.R. 6081, Heroes Earnings Assistance and Relief Tax Act, 9933-9940 S. 3029, Small Business Act and Small Business Investment Act programs extension, 9982 IRAN, ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF Iran Articles and editorials Agreement Struck in Lebanon To End Political Crisis, 9996 Israel Holds Peace Talks With Syria, 9995 Remarks in House Lebanon: support democratically elected Government and condemn attacks by Hezbollah forces (H. Res. 1194), 9990-9997 Texts of H. Res. 1194. support democratically elected Government and condemn attacks by Hezbollah forces in Lebanon. 9990 IRAQ, REPUBLIC OF Iraq Amendments Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642). 9787 9825 9864 9872 9873 9874 9875 9896 Bills and resolutions California: tribute to Armed Forces members from the Inland Empire region for service in Iraq and Afghanistan (see H. Res. 1215), 10104 Cloture motions Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642), 9766 Letters Emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan: Gordon England, Dept. of Defense, 9752 Messages Continuation of National Emergency With Respect to the Stabilization of Iraq: President Bush. 97/ 10063 Motions Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642). 9751 9766 Remarks in House Alaska: tribute to Army National Guard 3d Battalion. 297th Infantry Regiment (H. Res. 961). 9955-9957 Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642). Senate amendment. 10065 10066 Dept. of Veterans Affairs: expand and improve health care services available to women veterans, especially those serving in Iraq and Afghanistan (H.R. 4107), 9954 Foreign policy: call for redeployment of troops and a shift in political and diplomatic strategy for stabilizing Iraq, 10066 Remarks in Senate Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642), House amendment, 9714 9715 9734-9759 9762 9764 9766 Rulings of the Chair Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642), 9766 Texts of H. Res. 961, tribute to Alaska Army National Guard 3d Battalion, 297th Infantry Regiment, 9955 H.R. 2642, emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions, 9734-9751 ISRAEL, STATE OF Israel Articles and editorials Agreement Struck in Lebanon To End Political Crisis, 9996 Israel Holds Peace Talks With Syria, 9995 Remarks in House Independence: anniversary, 10063 10064 9930 9932 Reports filed Nomination of James B. Cunningham To Be Ambassador to Israel: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate), 9777 JACKSON, OH Jackson, Ohio Proclamations Winchester Community Church, Jackson, OH, Anniversary: Representative Space, 10107 JACOBS, JANICE L. Reports filed Nomination To Be Assistant Sec. of State for Consular Affairs: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate), 9777 JAFFE, ERIC Privilege of the floor Senate, 9919 JEWS Jews Bills and resolutions International law: hold surviving Nazi war criminals accountable for war crimes, genocide, and crimes against humanity committed during World War II by encouraging foreign prosecution and extradition (see S. 3007), 10103 Remarks in House Israel: independence anniversary. 10063 10064 9930 9932 JOHNSON, EDDIE Remarks in House Tribute, 10114 JOHNSON, LYNDON B. (36TH PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES) Johnson, Lyndon B. (1963-1969) Bills and resolutions relative to Tribute (see S. Res. 571), 9778 Remarks in Senate relative to Tribute (H. Con. Res. 354), 9925 Tribute (S. Res. 571), 9925 Texts of S. Res. 571. tribute. 9787. 9925 JORDAN, HASHEMITE KINGDOM OF Jordan Reports filed Nomination of Robert S. Beecroft To Be Ambassador to Jordan: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate), 9777 JOSAITIS, ELEANOR M. Remarks in Senate Focus--HOPE (organization): anniversary (S. Con. Res. 79), 9925 Texts of S. Con. Res. 79, Focus--HOPE (organization) anniversary, 9925 KADLEC, WILFRED Remarks in Senate Tribute, 9773 KARAM, FRANK Remarks in House Neighborhood Housing Services of Lackawanna County, PA: Governor Robert P, Casey Medal for a Lifetime of Service recipient. 10107 KAZAKHSTAN, REPUBLIC OF Kazakhstan Reports filed Nomination of Richard E. Hoagland To Be Ambassador to Kazakhstan: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate), 9777 KEEPING THE INTERNET DEVOID OF SEXUAL PREDATORS (KIDS) ACT Amendments Enact (S. 431), 9872 9919 Remarks in Senate Enact (S. 431), 9919-9925 Texts of S. 431, provisions, 9919-9921 9923 KILGORE, JANICE Remarks in House Tribute. 10115 KISS, SHIRLEY Remarks in House Tribute, 10115 KUWAIT, STATE OF Kuwait Remarks in House Alaska: tribute to Army National Guard 3d Battalion, 297th Infantry Regiment (H. Res. 961), 9955-9957 Texts of H. Res. 961, tribute to Alaska Army National Guard 3d Battalion, 297th Infantry Regiment, 9955 LABOR UNIONS Labor unions Remarks in Senate Screen Actors Guild, Inc.: anniversary, 9770 LACKAWANNA COUNTY, PA Lackawanna County, Pa. Remarks in House Bovard, Jeanne: Neighborhood Housing Services of Lackawanna County, PA, Governor Robert P, CAsey Medal for a Lifetime of Service recipient, 10110 Haggerty, James J.: Neighborhood Housing Services of Lackawanna County, PA, Governor Robert P, CAsey Medal for a Lifetime of Service recipient, 10109 Karam, Frank: Neighborhood Housing Services of Lackawanna County, PA, Governor Robert P, CAsey Medal for a Lifetime of Service recipient, 10107 LAH, KYUNG Articles and editorials Parents' Losses Compounded by China's One-Child Policy, 9988 LAKE HODGES SURFACE WATER IMPROVEMENT AND RECLAMATION ACT Remarks in House Enact (H.R. 2649), 10061 LAND USE Land use Bills and resolutions Dept. of the Interior: develop a cadastre of Federal real property to assist with land management, conservation, and development and identify land that no longer needs to be federally owned (see S. 3043), 9778 Utah: authorize exchange of certain land between the Boy Scouts of America Utah National Parks Council and Brian Head Ski Resort (see H.R. 6097), 10104 Remarks in House Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determina-tion Act: make payments to local governments in which entitlement land is located and provide transitional payments to entities previously entitled to payments (H.R. 3058). 9931 Remarks in Senate Dept. of the Interior: develop a cadastre of Federal real property to assist with land management, conservation, and development and identify land that no longer needs to be federally owned (S. 3043). 9781 LAW ENFORCEMENT Law enforcement Amendments Dept. of Justice: require sex offenders to register online identifiers with the National Sex Offender Registry in order to protect users of social networking websites (S. 431), 9872 9919 Bills and resolutions Children and youth: increase the effectiveness of international child abduction remedies (see H.R. 6095). 10104 Dept. of Justice: rescind guidelines on crimes, racketeering, and terrorism investigation adopted by Attorney General Ashcroft in 2002 and revert to those adopted by Attorney General Levi in 1976 (see H. Res. 1211), 10104 Dept. of State: report on negotiation of international child abduction agreements with countries that are not parties to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (see H.R. 6096), 10104 Law enforcement officers: issue commemorative postage stamp for officers killed in the line of duty (see H. Con. Res. 356). 10104 Power resources: provide energy price relief and hold oil companies and other entities accountable for their actions with regard to high energy prices (see S. 2991). 9778 Messages Continuation of National Emergency With Respect to the Stabilization of Iraq: President Bush, 10063 9774 Remarks in House Immigration: enforce existing immigration laws and improve border security, 9930 Remarks in Senate Dept. of Justice: require sex offenders to register online identifiers with the National Sex Offender Registry in order to protect users of social networking websites (S. 431), 9919-9925 Power resources: provide energy price relief and hold oil companies and other entities accountable for their actions with regard to high energy prices (S. 2991), 9723 Power resources: provide energy price relief and hold oil companies and other entities accountable for their actions with regard to high energy prices (S. 3044), 9926 Senior citizens: ensure adequate public-private infrastructure and resolve to prevent, detect, treat, intervene in, and prosecute elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation (S. 1070), 9719-9721 Texts of S. 3044, Consumer-First Energy Act, 9782-9786 S. 431, Keeping the Internet Devoid of Sexual Predators (KIDS) Act, 9919-9921 9923 LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS Police Bills and resolutions Postal Service: issue commemorative postage stamp for officers killed in the line of duty (see H. Con. Res. 356). 10104 Remarks in House Karam, Frank: Neighborhood Housing Services of Lackawanna County, PA, Governor Robert P, CAsey Medal for a Lifetime of Service recipient, 10107 Remarks in Senate McGinn. Michael G.: nomination to be U.S. Marshall. 9724 9727 Resumes McGinn. Michael G.. 9727 LAWYERS AND ATTORNEYS Lawyers Bills and resolutions Crime: establish a domestic violence volunteer attorney network to represent domestic violence victims (see H.R. 6088), 10103 Remarks in House Crime: establish a domestic violence volunteer attorney network to represent domestic violence victims (H.R. 6088), 10113 LEAVES OF ABSENCE Furloughs and leaves Granted House of Representatives, 10101 LEBANON, REPUBLIC OF Lebanon Articles and editorials Agreement Struck in. Lebanon To End Political Crisis. 9996 Israel Holds Peace Talks With Syria. 9995 Remarks in House International relations: support democratically elected Government and condemn attacks by Hezbollah forces (H. Res. 1194), 9990-9997 Texts of H. Res. 1194. support democratically elected Government and condemn attacks by Hezbollah forces in Lebanon, 9990 LEBARON, JOSEPH E. Reports Political Contributions of Executive Nominees. 9776 Reports filed Nomination To Be Ambassador to Qatar: Committee. on Foreign Relations (Senate). 9776 LEVI, EDWARD H. Bills and resolutions Dept. of Justice: rescind guidelines on crimes, racketeering, and terrorism investigation adopted by Attorney General Ashcroft in 2002 and revert to those adopted by Attorney General Levi in 1976 (see H. Res. 1211), 10104 LHALUNGPA, LOBSANG Remarks in House Tribute. 10108 LIBERIA, REPUBLIC OF Liberia Reports filed Nomination of Linda Thorn as-Greenfield To Be Ambassador to Liberia: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate). 9776 LIBRARIES Libraries Remarks in House Camillus, NY: anniversary of Maxwell Memorial Library, 10110 LOCAL GOVERNMENT Local government Bills and resolutions Dept. of Homeland Security: improve financial assistance provided to State, local, and tribal governments for information sharing activities (see H.R. 6098), 10104 Remarks in House Immigration: enforce existing immigration laws and improve border security, 9930 Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determina-tion Act: make payments to local governments in which entitlement land is located and provide transitional payments to entities previously entitled to payments (H.R. 3058). 9714-10117 9931 Supreme Court: anniversary of Roc v. Wade decision. 10066 LOHSE, CLINT Privilege of the floor Senate, 9918 LOS ANGELES (CA) TIMES Articles and editorials One-Child Policy Adds to the Grief of China Quake. 9988 LOUISIANA Louisiana Amendments Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642), 9787 9825 9864 9872 9873 9874 9875 9896 Bills and resolutions Hurricanes: make emergency supplemental appropriations for Katrina recoveiy (see H.R. 6086), 10103 Cloture motions Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642), 9766 Motions Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642), 9751 9766 Remarks in House Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642), Senate amendment, 10065 10066 Outer Continental Shelf: lift moratorium on oil and gas drilling, leasing, and exploration on certain portions, 10085-10088 Remarks in Senate Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642), House amendment, 9714 9715 9734-9759 9762 9764 9766 Rulings of the Chair Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domoGtic needs, and imposing certain Iiaq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642). 9766 Texts of H.R. 2642. emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions, 9734-9751 MAINE Maine Remarks in Senate Baker Co.: International Trade Center Exporter of the Year award recipient, 9772 MALAWI, REPUBLIC OF Malawi Reports filed Nomination of Peter W. Bodde To Be Ambassador to Malawi: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate). 9777 MALI, REPUBLIC OF Mali Reports filed Nomination of Gillian Arlette Milovanovic To Be Ambassador to Mali: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate). 9777 MARCUS, KENNETH E. Remarks in House Tribute. 10067 MARTINEZ, RALPH E. Remarks in Senate Courts: nomination to the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission. 9724 9727 9729 Resumes Professional. 9727 MASON, RON Remarks in House Tribute. 10110 MASSACHUSETTS Massachusetts Tributes Kennedy, Senator, 10058 10067 10068 9730-9732 9733 9751 9758 9764 9766 MAXWELL, MARY E. Remarks in House Camillus, NY: anniversary of Maxwell Memorial Library, 10110 MCCREEDY, KENNETH O. Remarks in Senate Tribute, 9772 MCGINN, MICHAEL G. Remarks in Senate Dept. of Justice: nomination to be U.S. Marshall. 9724 9727 Resumes Professional. 9727 MCMAHAN, T. VANCE Reports filed Nomination To Be Representative to the U.N. Economic Social Council: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate), 9777 MEDICARE ACT Bills and resolutions Johnson, Lyndon B.: tribute (see S. Res. 571), 9778 Remarks in Senate Johnson, Lyndon B.: tribute (H. Con. Res. 354), 9925 Johnson, Lyndon B.: tribute (S. Res. 571), 9925 Texts of S. Res. 571, tribute to Lyndon B. Johnson, 9787 9925 MEMBERS OF CONGRESS Congress Bills and resolutions Barry M. Goldwater (U.S.S.): designate (see H. Con. Res. 359), 10104 Letters Election of Travis W. Childers to the House of Representatives: Linda D. Rigsby, Mississippi Assistant Sec. of State for Elections, 9963 Election of Travis W. Childers to the House of Representatives: Lorraine C. Miller, Clerk of the House of Representatives. 9963 Oaths of office Childers, Travis W.: House of Representatives, 10102 9964 Remarks in House Childers, Representative: appreciation of opportunity to serve, 9964 Childers, Representative: permission to take oath of office for the House of Representatives prior to receipt of certificate of election, 9964 Votes, position on missed: Conaway. 10116 Votes, position on missed: Jones, Stephanie Tubbs, 10108 Tributes Childers, Representative. 9964 Kennedy. Senator. 10058 10067 10068 9730-9732 9733 9751 9758 9764 9766 Specter, Senator, 9731 Van Deerlin. Lionel. 10061 Webb. Senator. 9732 MEMORIAL DAY Remarks in House Observance. 9931 MENTAL HEALTH Mental health and illness Mental health facilities and services Bills and resolutions Families and domestic relations: extend adoption incentives program, authorize States to establish a relative guardianship program, and promote adoption of children with special needs (see S. 3038). 9778 Remarks in House Dept. of Veterans Affairs: expand and improve health care services available to veterans for substance use disorders (H.R. 5554), 9968-9972 Taxation: provide benefits for military personnel (H.R. 6081). 9933-9945 Texts of H.R. 5554, Veterans Substance Use Disorders Prevention and Treatment Act, 9968 H.R. 6081, Heroes Earnings Assistance and Relief Tax Act, 9933-9940 MEXICO, UNITED STATES OF Mexico Remarks in House Dept. of State: issuance of travel alert for U.S. citizens living and traveling in Mexico relative to drug violence. 10067 MICHIGAN Michigan Remarks in Senate Focus--HOPE (organization): anniversary (S. Con. Res. 79), 9925 Texts of S. Con. Res. 79, Focus--HOPE (organization) anniversary, 9925 MIDDLE EAST Middle East Articles and editorials Agreement Struck in Lebanon To End Political Crisis, 9996 Israel Holds Peace Talks With Syria, 9995 Messages Continuation of National Emergency With Respect to the Stabilization of Iraq: President Bush. 10063 9774 Remarks in House Iraq: call for redeployment of troops and a shift in political and diplomatic strategy for stabilizing Iraq, 10066 Israel: independence anniversary, 10063 10064 9930 9932 Lebanon: support democratically elected Government and condemn attacks by Hezbollah forces (H. Res. 1194). 9990-9997 Petroleum: dependence on foreign sources. 10086 9929 Texts of H. Res. 1194, support democratically elected Government and condemn attacks by Hezbollah forces in Lebanon, 9990 MILLER, LORRAINE C. Letters Election of Travis W. Childers to the House of Representatives, 9963 MILOVANOVIC, GILLIAN ARLETTE Reports Political Contributions of Executive Nominees, 9776 Reports filed Nomination To Be Ambassador to Mali: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate), 9777 MINNESOTA Minnesota Remarks in Senate McGinn, Michael G.: nomination to be U.S. Marshall, 9724 9727 Resumes McGinn, Michael G., 9727 MISSING CHILDREN'S ASSISTANCE ACT Remarks in Senate Appropriations: authorize {H.R. 2517). 9919 MISSING IN ACTION Missing in action Remarks in House POW/MIA: recognize courage and sacrifice of members of the Armed Forces held as POW and call for a full accounting of Americans unaccounted for as a result of the Vietnamese Conflict (H. Res. 986). 9949-9952 Texts of H. Res. 986, recognize courage and sacrifice of members of the Armed Forces held as POW and call for a full accounting of Americans unaccounted for as a result of the Vietnamese Conflict. 9949 MISSISSIPPI Mississippi Bills and resolutions Hurricanes: make emergency supplemental appropriations for Katrina recovery (see H.R. 6086). 10103 Letters Election of Travis W. Childers to the House of Representatives: Linda D. Rigsby, Mississippi Assistant Sec. of State for Elections, 9963 Election of Travis W. Childers to the House of Representatives: Lorraine C. Miller, Clerk of the House of Representatives, 9963 Oaths of office Childers. Travis W.: House of Representatives. 10102 9964 Remarks in House Childers, Representative: appreciation of opportunity to serve. 9964 Childers, Representative: permission to take oath of office for the House of Representatives prior to receipt of certificate of election. 9964 Tributes Childers, Representative, 9964 MISSOURI CITY, TX Missouri City, Tex. Remarks in Senate Elkins High School: tribute to participation in We the People... The Citizen and the Constitution competition. 9771 MONUMENTS AND MEMORIALS Monuments and memorials National monuments Remarks in Senate Crazy Horse Memorial: anniversary of commencement of carving (S. Res. 496). 9716 Texts of S. Res. 496, Crazy Horse Memorial carving commencement anniversary, 9716 MOORPARK, CA Moorpark, Calif. Remarks in Senate Moorpark High School: tribute to academic decathlon team, 9770 MOTION PICTURES Motion pictures Remarks in Senate Screen Actors Guild, Inc.: anniversary, 9770 MOTOR VEHICLES Motor transportation Remarks in House Petroleum: gasoline price levels. 10064 10070 10072 9714-10117 9929 9931 9932 9941 Power resources: production and use of ethanol. 10090 Remarks in Senate Petroleum: gasoline price levels relative to oil futures purchasing, 9760-9761 9764 Petroleum: gasoline price levels, 9723 9762 MOUNTAINS Mountains Bills and resolutions Dept. of the Interior: establish a coordinated avalanche protection program (see S. 3042), 9778 Remarks in Senate Crazy Horse Memorial: anniversary of commencement of carving (S. Res. 496), 9716 Texts of S. Res. 496, Crazy Horse Memorial carving commencement anniversary, 9716 MUSEUMS Museums Proclamations Ernest (Mooney) Warther' s PIiers Tree Anniversary: Representative Space. 10110 Remarks in Senate Indio, CA: tribute to Student Creative Recycle Art Program (S.C.R.A.P.) Gallery, 9770 MYLES, MARIANNE MATUZIC Reports Political Contributions of Executive Nominees, 9776 Reports filed Nomination To Be Ambassador to Cape Verde: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate), 9776 NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION National Aeronautics and Space Administration Remarks in Senate Baker Co.: International Trade Center Exporter of the Year award recipient, 9772 NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE ACT Bills and resolutions AmeriCorps.: improve educational awards provided for national service (see S. 3037), 9778 Remarks in Senate AmeriCorps.: improve educational awards provided for national service (S. 3037). 9780 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS Remarks in House Anniversary, 10063 NATIONAL COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION Remarks in House Northern Kentucky University: tribute to women's basketball team (l-l. Res. 1147). 9931 NATIONAL DAY OF THE AMERICAN COWBOY Remarks in Senate Designate (S. Res. 482), 9732 Texts of S. Res. 482, designate, 9733 NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VOLUNTEER ATTORNEY NETWORK ACT Remarks in House Enact (H.R. 6088). 10113 NATIONAL GUARD National Guard Bills and resolutions Nevada: tribute to Army and Air National Guard (see H. Con. Res. 358), 10104 Letters Protect child custody arrangements for parents who are Armed Forces members deployed in support of a contingency operation: Heather A. Watkins, 9979 Protect child custody arrangements for parents who are Armed Forces members deployed in support of a contingency operation: V. Eva Slusher, 9980 Remarks in House Alaska: tribute to Army National Guard 3d Battalion, 297th Infantry Regiment (H. Res. 961), 9955-9957 Armed Forces: establish a program of educational assistance for members who have served after September 11, 2001, 10065 Armed Forces: protect child custody arrangements for parents who are members deployed in support of a contingency operation (H.R. 6048), 9978-9982 Taxation: provide tax relief to active duty military personnel and employers who assist them, 9943 Remarks in Senate Armed Forces: establish a program of educational assistance for members who have served after September 11, 2001 9754-9759 9764 9768 Oregon: tribute to Army National Guard Aipha Co., 641 Aviation Regiment. 9767 Texts of H. Res. 961, tribute to Alaska Army National Guard 3d Battalion, 297th Infantry Regiment, 9955 H.R. 6048, protect child custody arrangements for parents who are Armed Forces members deployed in support of a contingency operation, 9978 NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH National Institutes of Health Bills and resolutions Health: provide for the establishment of pediatric research consortia (see S. 2773), 10103 Remarks in House Dystonia Awareness Week; observance, 10112 NATIONAL MILITARY APPRECIATION MONTH Remarks in Senate Observance, 9768 NATIONAL OBJECTIVES National goals Bills and resolutions Power resources: provide energy price relief and hold oil companies and other entities accountable for their actions with regard to high energy prices (see S. 2991), 9778 Remarks in House Democratic Party: national agenda, 9931 Petroleum: increase refining capacity, 9929 Power resources: national energy policy. 10070 10085-10092 9714-10117 9931 9932 9983-9985 Power resources: promote renewable fuel and energy security. 10075 Terrorism: national security policy, 10069 Remarks in Senate Power resources: provide energy price relief and hold oil companies and other entities accountable for their actions with regard to high energy prices (S. 2991). 9723 Power resources: provide energy price relief and hold oil companies and other entities accountable for their actions with regard to high energy prices (S. 3044). 9926 Texts of S. 3044, Consumer-First Energy Act, 9782-9786 NATIONAL PARK SERVICE National Park Service Bills and resolutions Dept. of the Interior: establish a coordinated avalanche protection program (see S. 3042), 9778 NATIONAL PARKS AND RECREATION AREAS National parks Recreation areas Bills and resolutions Northern Neck National Heritage Area: feasibility study (see S. 3039), 9778 NATIONAL SECURITY National defense Security Amendments Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642). 9787 9825 9864 9872 9873 9874 9875 9896 Defense budgets and appropriations Bills and resolutions Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military activities and prescribing personnel strengths (H.R. 5658), consideration (see H. Res. 1213), 10103 Defense budgets and appropriations Military personnel Dept. of State: eliminate the diversity immigrant program and reallocate those visas to certain employ-ment-based immigrants who obtain an advanced degree in the U.S. (see S. 2868), 10103 Foreign Intelligence and Information Commission: establish to assess needs and provide recommendations to improve foreign intelligence and information collection, analysis, and reporting (see S. 3041), 9778 Cloture motions Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642), 9766 Defense budgets and appropriations Letters Emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan: Gordon England, Dept. of Defense, 9752 Defense budgets and appropriations Messages Continuation of National Emergency With Respect to the Stabilization of Iraq: President Bush, 10063 9774 Motions Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriation for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642), 9751 9766 Defense budgets and appropriations Remarks in House Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642), Senate amendment. 10065 10066 Defense budgets and appropriations Armed Forces: establish a program of educational assistance for members who have served after September 11, 2001. 10065 Armed services Military education and training Dept. of Energy: exchange light crude oil in the Strategic Petroleum Reserve for heavy crude oil and use proceeds to fund renewable energy and carbon capture and storage research (H.R. 6067), 10078-10085 Armed services reserves Defense budgets and appropriations Energy security Military strategy Immigration: enforce existing immigration laws and improve border security. 9930 Border security Petroleum: dependence on foreign sources, 10086 9929 Energy security Power resources: national energy policy, 9983-9985 Energy security Terrorism: national security policy, 10069 Remarks in Senate Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642), House amendment, 9714 9715 9734-9759 9762 9764 9766 Defense budgets and appropriations Armed Forces: establish a program of educational assistance for members who have served after September 11, 2001, 9754-9759 9764 9768 Armed services Military education and training Dept. of Energy: suspend filling of Strategic Petroleum Reserve for one year or until price of oil drops below a certain level in order to increase supply and reduce costs, 9723 9759 Armed services reserves Energy security Military strategy Foreign Intelligence and Information Commission: establish to assess needs and provide recommendations to improve foreign intelligence and information collection, analysis, and reporting (S. 3041), 9780 Reports filed Consideration of H.R. 5658, Dept. of Defense Appropriations for Military Activities and Prescribing Personnel Strengths: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 1213) (H. Rept. 110-661), 10103 Defense budgets and appropriations Military personnel H. Rept. 110-661 Dept. of Defense Appropriations for Military Activities and Prescribing Personnel Strengths: Committee on Armed Services (House) (H.R. 5658) (H. Rept. 110-652), 10103 Defense budgets and appropriations Military personnel H. Rept. 110-652 Rulings of the Chair Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642), 9766 Defense budgets and appropriations Texts of H.R. 2642, emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions, 9734-9751 Defense budgets and appropriations NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGES Wildlife refuges Remarks in House Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: oil and gas exploration. 10070-10072 10077 10085 10088 10092 NATIVE AMERICANS Native Americans Bills and resolutions BIA: sunset the Federal recognition and acknowledgment process (see H.R. 6087), 10103 Dept. of Homeland Security: improve financial assistance provided to Stale. local, and tribal governments for information sharing activities (see H.R. 6098), 10104 Remarks in House Indian Gaming Regulatory Act: restrict off-reservation gaming, 9714-10117 Indian reservations Remarks in Senate Crazy Horse Memorial: anniversary of commencement of carving (S. Res. 496), 9716 Texts of S. Res. 496, Crazy Horse Memorial carving commencement anniversary, 9716 NATURAL GAS Natural gas and gas industry Bills and resolutions Power resources: provide energy price relief and hold oil companies and other entities accountable for their actions with regard to high energy prices (see S. 2991), 9778 Remarks in House Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: oil and gas exploration, 10070-10072 10077 10085 10088 10092 9714-10117 Outer Continental Shelf: lift moratorium on oil and gas drilling, leasing, and exploration on certain portions. 10070 10074-10078 10085-10088 9929 Power resources: national energy policy. 10070 10085-10092 9931 9932 9983-9985 Remarks in Senate Power resources: provide energy price relief and hold oil companies and other entities accountable for their actions with regard to high energy prices (S. 2991), 9723 Power resources: provide energy price relief and hold oil companies and other entities accountable for their actions with regard to high energy prices (S. 3044), 9926 Texts of S. 3044, Consumer-First' Energy Act, 9782-9786 NATURAL RESOURCES Natural resources Bills and resolutions Dept. of the Interior: develop a cadastre of Federal real property to assist with land management, conservation, and development and identify land that no longer needs to be federally owned (see S. 3043), 9778 Remarks in House Bureau of Reclamation: continue participation in construction of the North San Diego County Area Water Recycling Project (H.R. 2649), 10061 Democratic Party: national agenda. 9931 Dept. of Energy: exchange light crude oil in the Strategic Petroleum Reserve for heavy crude oil and use proceeds to fund renewable energy and carbon capture and storage research (H.R. 6067), 10078-10085 Petroleum: increase refining capacity, 9929 Remarks in Senate Dept. of Energy: suspend filling of Strategic Petroleum Reserve for one year or until price of oil drops below a certain level in order to increase supply and reduce costs, 9723 9759 Dept. of the Interior: develop a cadastre of Federal real property to assist with land management, conservation, and development and identify land that no longer needs to be federally owned (S. 3043), 9781 NAZI PARTY--WORLD WAR II Nazism World War II Bills and resolutions International law: hold surviving Nazi war criminals accountable for war crimes, genocide, and crimes against humanity committed during World War II by encouraging foreign prosecution and extradition (see S. 3007), 10103 NEVADA Nevada Bills and resolutions National Guard: tribute to Army and Air National Guard (see H. Con. Res. 358), 10104 NEW MEXICO New Mexico Lists First Congressional District of New Mexico Congressional Certificate of Merit recipients. 10113 Remarks in House Congressional Certificate of Merit: tribute to recipients from the First Congressional District, 10113 NEW ORLEANS, LA New Orleans, La. Bills and resolutions Hurricanes: make emergency supplemental appropriations for Katrina recovery (see H.R. 6086), 10103 NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH New Philadelphia, Ohio Proclamations Robert's Men's Shop Anniversary: Representative Space. 10114 NEW YORK (NY) TIMES Articles and editorials Israel Holds Peace Talks With Syria, 9995 NEW YORK (STATE) New York State Remarks in House Camillus, NY: anniversary of Maxwell Memorial Library. 10110 School. 10107 NEW YORK REVIEW OF BOOKS (PUBLICATION) Articles and editorials How Aid Can Work, 10100 NEW YORK, NY New York City Remarks in House Brooklyn, NY: tribute to Bedford Academy High School. 10107 NOLAN, STEPHEN J. Reports Political Contributions of Executive Nominees, 9776 Reports filed Nomination To Be Ambassador to Botswana: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate), 9776 NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY Remarks in House Sports: tribute to women's basketball team (H. Res. 1147), 9931 NORTHROP GRUMMAN CORP. Remarks in House Air Force: awarding of contract to Airbus S.A.S. to build military air refueling tankers. 10065 NUCLEAR ENERGY Nuclear power Remarks in House Power resources: national energy policy. 10070 10085-10092 9983-9985 OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH Occupational health and safety Bills and resolutions Hazardous substances: reduce exposure of children, workers, and consumers to toxic chemical substances (see S. 3040), 10104 9778 OCEANS Marine resources Oceanography Remarks in House Outer Continental Shelf: lift moratorium on oil and gas drilling, leasing, and exploration on certain portions, 10070 10074-10078 10085-10088 9929 OFFICE OF THE U.S. TRADE REPRESENTATIVE Office of the U.S. Trade Representative Articles and editorials Free Trade in Thugs--Getting Tougher With Right-Wing Warlords, 9928 Remarks in House U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement: ratification (H.R. 5724), 9928 OHIO Ohio Proclamations Ernest (Mooney) Warther's Pliers Tree Anniversary: Representative Space. 10110 Robert's Men's Shop Anniversary: Representative Space. 10114 Tribute to Mary C. Polilli: Representative Space, 10112 Winchester Community Church, Jackson, OH, Anniversary: Representative Space, 10107 OLDER AMERICANS MONTH Remarks in Senate Observance, 9720 OREGON Oregon Remarks in House Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act: make payments to local governments in which entitlement land is located and provide transitional payments to entities previously entitled to payments (H.R. 3058). 9931 Remarks in Senate National Guard: tribute to Army National Guard Alpha Co., 641 Aviation Regiment. 9767 ORGANIZATION OF PETROLEUM EXPORTING COUNTRIES Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries Remarks in House Petroleum: make oil-producing and exporting cartels illegal (H.R. 6074), 10074 10091 OUTER CONTINENTAL SHELF Continental shelf Remarks in House Power resources: lift moratorium on oil and gas drilling, leasing. and exploration on certain portions. 10070 10074-10078 10085-10088 9929 Power resources: national energy policy, 9983-9985 PAIGE, RODERICK P. Remarks in House Houston, TX: dedication of Roderick P, PAige Elementary School, 10108 PANHELLENIC FEDERATION OF FLORIDA Remarks in House Tzakis, Andreas G.: Pan-Hellenic Federation of Florida award recipient, 10115 PARIS (FRANCE) INTERNATIONAL HERALD TRIBUNE Articles and editorials Agreement Struck in Lebanon To End Political Crisis, 9996 PARKS AND RECREATION AREAS Recreation areas Bills and resolutions Dept. of the Interior: establish a coordinated avalanche protection program (see S. 3042), 9778 PATRIOTISM Remarks in House POW/MIA: recognize courage and sacrifice of members of the Armed Forces held as POW and call for a full accounting of Americans unaccounted for as a result of the Vietnamese Conflict (H. Res. 986), 9949-9952 Remarks in Senate National Military Appreciation Month: observance. 9768 Texts of H. Res. 986, recognize courage and sacrifice of members of the Armed Forces held as POW and call for a full accounting of Americans unaccounted for as a result of the Vietnamese Conflict. 9949 PATTERSON, ANNE WOODS Reports filed Foreign Service Nominations: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate), 9778 PEACE International military forces Peace Movements Messages Continuation of National Emergency With Respect to the Stabilization of Iraq: President Bush. 10063 9774 Reports filed Condemn Statements and Actions of Russia That Undermine Territorial Integrity of the Republic of Georgia: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate) (S. Res. 550), 9776 PEARSON, RUFUS J., JR. Remarks in Senate Tribute, 9773 PENNSYLVANIA Pennsylvania Remarks in House Bovard. Jeanne: Neighborhood Housing Services of Lackawanna County, PA. Governor Robert P, CAsey Medal for a Lifetime of Service recipient. 10110 Haggerty. James J.: Neighborhood Housing Services of Lackawanna County, PA. Governor Robert P, CAsey Medal for a Lifetime of Service recipient. 10109 Karam. Frank: Neighborhood Housing Services of Lackawanna County, PA. Governor Robert P, CAsey Medal for a Lifetime of Service recipient. 10107 Tributes Specter, Senator, 9731 PENSIONS Pensions Remarks in House Veterans: increase rates of disability compensation for veterans with service-connected disabilities and dependency and indemnity compensation for survivors of certain disabled veterans (H.R. 5826), 9974 9975 Texts of H.R. 5826, Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act, 9974 PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS Transmittals Alabama: make repeal of estate taxes permanent. 10104 Arizona: Dept. of the Treasury interception of Federal tax refunds to pay overdue victim restitution and other financial obligations orderd by State and local criminal and traffic courts. 10104 Escambia, FL, Board of Commissioners: support for KC-45 refueling tanker building project, 10105 Gulf Shores, AL, City Council: support for KC-45 refueling tanker building project, 10106 Louisiana: Gulf Opportunity Zone Act extension. 10104 Maine: stop gasoline price manipulation and close loophole exempting electronic trading of energy commodities from CFTC regulation. 10104 Nebraska: continue efforts to account for all MIA from the Vietnamese Conflict. 10104 Provincetown, MA: withdrawal of U.S. forces from Iraq, 10106 PETROLEUM Petroleum and petroleum industry Bills and resolutions Power resources: provide energy price relief and hold oil companies and other entities accountable for their actions with regard to high energy prices (see S. 2991), 9778 Remarks in House Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: oil and gas exploration, 10070-10072 10077 10085 10088 10092 BLM: prohibit issuance of regulations for commercial-scale leasing of oil shale, 10077 Business and industry: make oil-producing and exporting cartels illegal (H.R. 6074), 10074 10091 Corporations: year-end profits of oil companies, 9932 Democratic Party: national agenda, 9931 Dept. of Energy: exchange light crude oil in the Strategic Petroleum Reserve for heavy crude oil and use proceeds to fund renewable energy and carbon capture and storage research (H.R. 6067), 10078-10085 Economy: gasoline price levels. 10064 10070 10072 9929 9931 9932 9941 Foreign trade: dependence on foreign sources. 10086 9929 National objectives: increase refining capacity. 9929 Outer Continental Shelf: lift moratorium on oil and gas drilling, leasing. and exploration on certain portions. 10070 10074-10078 10085-10088 9929 Power resources: national energy policy, 10070 10085-10092 9931 9932 9983-9985 Power resources: production and use of ethanol, 10090 Taxation: impose windfall profit tax on oil companies, 10090 9932 Remarks in Senate Corporations: year-end profits of oil companies, 9763 Dept. of Energy: suspend filling of Strategic Petroleum Reserve for one year or until price of oil drops below a certain level in order to increase supply and reduce costs, 9723 9759 Economy: gasoline price levels, 9723 9762 Investments: gasoline price levels relative to oil futures purchasing. 9760-9761 9764 Power resources: provide energy price relief and hold oil companies and other entities accountable for their actions with regard to high energy prices (S. 2991), 9723 Power resources: provide energy price relief and hold oil companies and other entities accountable for their actions with regard to high energy prices (S. 3044), 9926 Texts of S. 3044. Consumer-First Energy Act. 9782-9786 PIZZA HUT, INC. Remarks in House Anniversary, 10068 POLILLI, MARY C. Proclamations Tribute: Representative Space. 10112 POLITICAL PARTIES Political parties Remarks in Senate Presidential appointments: Senate process for confirmation of judicial nominees, 9718 9724-9732 POLITICAL SCIENCE Political science Remarks in Senate Missouri City, TX: tribute to Elkins High School for participation in We the People . . . The Citizen and the Constitution competition. 9771 POLLUTION Environmental pollution and control Bills and resolutions EPA: establish a program to decrease emissions of greenhouse gases (see S. 3036), 9778 Remarks in House Power resources: production and use of ethanol, 10090 Remarks in Senate Climate: global warming. 9721 EPA: establish a program to decrease emissions of greenhouse gases (S. 2191), 9721 EPA: establish a program to decrease emissions of greenhouse gases (S. 3036). 9926 Reports filed America's Climate Security Act: Committee on Environment and Public Works (Senate) (S. 2191) (S. Rept. 110-337). 9776 S. Rept. 110-337 PORTLAND (OR) OREGONIAN Articles and editorials Boeing May Be the Ticket for Relief Supplies; China Quake--New Jets Are Scheduled for Delivery, and Oregon Agencies Hope Their Aid Can Hitch a Ride. 9988 POSTAGE AND STAMPS Stamps and postage meters Bills and resolutions Law enforcement officers: issue commemorative postage stamp for officers killed in the line of duty (see H. Con. Res. 356), 10104 POSTAL SERVICE Postal service Bills and resolutions Gerald R. Ford Post Office Building, Rancho Mirage, CA: designate (see H.R. 6085). 10103 Law enforcement officers: issue commemorative postage stamp for officers killed in the line of duty (see H. Con. Res. 356), 10104 Sergeant Paul Saylor Post Officer Building, Bremen, GA: designate (see H.R. 6092), 10103 POVERTY Poverty Articles and editorials How Aid Can Work, 10100 Bills and resolutions Dept. of HUD: extend existing and expiring agreements under the Moving to Work program (see H.R. 6099), 10104 Remarks in House Haiti: U.S. policy, 10092-10101 Haiti: increase efforts to combat hunger, 10092-10101 Remarks in Senate Johnson, Lyndon B.: tribute (H. Con. Res. 354), 9925 POWER RESOURCES Energy resources Bills and resolutions National objectives: provide energy price relief and hold oil companies and other entities accountable for their actions with regard to high energy prices (see S. 2991). 9778 Taxation: provide incentives for energy production and conservation, extend certain expiring provisions, and provide individual income tax relief (H.R. 6049). consideration (see H. Res. 1212). 10103 Remarks in House Agriculture: impact of ethanol production on food prices. 9714-10117 Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: oil and gas exploration, 10070-10072 10077 10085 10088 10092 BLM: prohibit issuance of regulations for commercial-scale leasing of oil shale. 10077 Democratic Party: national agenda, 9931 Dept. of Energy: exchange light crude oil in the Strategic Petroleum Reserve for heavy crude oil and use proceeds to fund renewable energy and carbon capture and storage research (H.R. 6067), 10078-10085 Ethanol: production and use. 10090 National objectives: energy policy, 10070 10085-10092 9931 9932 9983-9985 National objectives: promote renewable fuel and energy security, 10075 Outer Continental Shelf: lift moratorium on oil and gas drilling, leasing, and exploration on certain portions, 10070 10074-10078 10085-10088 9929 Petroleum: dependence on foreign sources, 10086 9929 Petroleum: gasoline price levels. 10064 10070 10072 9714-10117 9929 9931 9932 9941 Petroleum: increase refining capacity. 9929 Petroleum: make oil-producing and exporting cartels illegal (H.R. 6074). 10074 10091 Petroleum: year-end profits of oil companies. 9932 Taxation: impose windfall profit tax on oil companies, 10090 9932 Taxation: provide incentives for energy production and conservation, extend certain expiring provisions, and provide individual income lax relief (H.R. 6049), 10080 Remarks in Senate Dept. of Energy: suspend filling of Strategic Petroleum Reserve for one year or until price of oil drops below a certain level in order to increase supply and reduce costs, 9723 9759 National objectives: provide energy price relief and hold oil companies and other entities accountable for their actions with regard to high energy prices (S. 2991). 9723 National objectives: provide energy price relief and hold oil companies and other entities accountable for their actions with regard to high energy prices (S. 3044). 9926 Petroleum: gasoline price levels relative to oil futures purchasing, 9760-9761 9764 Petroleum: gasoline price levels. 9723 9762 Petroleum: year-end profits of oil companies, 9763 Reports filed Consideration of H.R. 6049. Renewable Energy and Job Creation Act: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 1212) (H. Rept. 110-660). 10103 H. Rept. 110-660 Renewable Energy and Job Creation Act: Committee on Ways and Means (House) (H.R. 6049) (H. Rept. 110-658). 10103 H. Rept. 110-658 Texts of S. 3044, Consumer-First Energy Act, 9782-9786 PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES (GEORGE W. BUSH) Bush, George W. (2001-2009) Messages Continuation of National Emergency With Respect to the Stabilization of Iraq, 10063 9774 PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE OF THE UNITED STATES SENATE Designated acting Presidents pro tempore Tester, Senator, 9714 Rulings of the Chair Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642), 9766 PRESIDENTIAL APPOINTMENTS Presidential appointments Civilian Dept. of Justice: nominations confirmed. 9927 Dept. of State: nominations. 9927 Dept. of Transportation: nominations. 9927 FEC: nominations withdrawn. 9927 Federal Maritime Commission: nominations withdrawn. 9927 Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission: nominations withdrawn. 9927 Judiciary: nominations confirmed. 9927 Military Marine Corps..: nominations, 751, 9927 Navy: nominations, 9927 Remarks in Senate Agee, G. Steven: nomination to be circuit judge, 9724-9732 Courts: Senate process for confirmation of judicial nominees, 9718 9724-9732 Martinez, Ralph E.: nomination to the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission, 9724 9727 9729 McGinn, Michael G.: nomination to be U.S. Marshall, 9724 9727 Reports filed Foreign Service Nominations: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate). 9778 Nomination of Donald E. Booth To Be Ambassador to Zambia: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate). 9777 Nomination of Donald G. Teitelbaum To Be Ambassador to Ghana: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate). 9777 Nomination of Gillian Arlette Milovanovic To Be Ambassador to Mali: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate), 9777 Nomination of James B. Cunningham To Be Ambassador to Israel: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate), 9777 Nomination of Janice L. Jacobs To Be Assistant Sec. of State for Consular Affairs: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate), 9777 Nomination of Joseph E. LeBaron To Be Ambassador to Qatar: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate), 9776 Nomination of Linda Thomas-Greenfield To Be Ambassador to Liberia: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate), 9776 Nomination of Marcia Stephens Bloom Bernicat To Be Ambassador to Senegal and Guinea-Bissau: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate), 9776 Nomination of Marianne Matuzic Myles To Be Ambassador to Cape Verde: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate), 9776 Nomination of Patricia McMahon Hawkins To Be Ambassador to Togo: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate). 9777 Nomination of Peter W. Bodde To Be Ambassador to Malawi: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate). 9777 Nomination of Richard E. Hoagland To Be Ambassador to Kazakhstan: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate). 9777 Nomination of Robert S. Beecroft To Be Ambassador to Jordan: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate). 9777 Nomination of Stephen J. Nolan To Be Ambassador to Botswana: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate), 9776 Nomination of T. Vance McMahan To Be Representative to the U.N. Economic and Social Council: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate). 9777 Resumes Agee, G. Steven, 9727 Martinez, Ralph E., 9727 McGinn, Michael G., 9727 PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES Presidency of the U.S. Bills and resolutions Gerald R. Ford Post Office Building, Rancho Mirage, CA: designate (see H.R. 6085), 10103 Jotoson, Lyndon B.: tribute (see S. Res. 571), 9778 Remarks in Senate Johnson, Lyndon B.: tribute (H. Con. Res. 354), 9925 Johnson, Lyndon B.: tribute (S. Res. 571), 9925 Texts of S. Res. 511. recognize Senator McCain as a natural born citizen of the U.S.. 9925 PRISONERS OF WAR Prisoners of war Remarks in House POW/MIA: recognize courage and sacrifice of members of the Armed Forces held as POW and call for a full accounting of Americans unaccounted for as a result of the Vietnamese Conflict (H. Res. 986), 9949-9952 Texts of H. Res. 986. recognize courage and sacrifice of members of the Armed Forces held as POW and call for a full accounting of Americans unaccounted for as a result of the Vietnamese Conflict. 9949 PRODUCT SAFETY Product liability Product safety Bills and resolutions Hazardous substances: reduce exposure of children, workers, and consumers to toxic chemical substances (see S. 3040), 10104 9778 PROTECTING OUR CHILDREN COMES FIRST ACT Remarks in Senate Enact (H.R. 2517), 9919 PUBLIC BUILDINGS Public buildings Bills and resolutions Gerald R. Ford Post Office Building. Rancho Mirage, CA: designate (see H.R. 6085). 10103 Sergeant Paul Saylor Post Officer Building, Bremen, GA: designate (see H.R. 6092), 10103 PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE ACT Bills and resolutions Health: provide for the establishment of pediatric research consortia (see S. 2773), 10103 PUBLIC LAND COMMUNITIES TRANSITION ASSISTANCE ACT Remarks in House Enact (H.R. 3058). 9931 PUBLIC LANDS Public lands Bills and resolutions Dept. of the Interior: develop a cadastre of Federal real property to assist with land management, conservation, and development and identify land that no longer needs to be federally owned (see S. 3043), 9778 Dept. of the Interior: establish a coordinated avalanche protection program (see S. 3042), 9778 Northern Neck National Heritage Area: feasibility study (see S. 3039), 9778 Utah: authorize exchange of certain land between the Boy Scouts of America Utah National Parks Council and Brian Head Ski Resort (see H.R. 6097), 10104 Remarks in House BLM: prohibit issuance of regulations for commercial-scale leasing of oil shale, 10077 Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determina-tion Act: make payments to local governments in which entitlement land is located and provide transitional payments to entities previously entitled to pay-ments (H.R. 3058), 9931 Remarks in Senate Dept. of the Interior: develop a cadastre of Federal real property to assist with land management, conservation, and development and identify land that no longer needs to be federally owned (S. 3043), 9781 PUBLIC UTILITIES Public utilities Remarks in House Power resources: national energy policy, 10070 10085-10092 9983-9985 PUBLIC WELFARE PROGRAMS Public welfare programs Bills and resolutions Dept. of HUD: extend existing and expiring agreements under the Moving to Work program (see H.R. 6099), 10104 Families and domestic relations: extend adoption incentives program, authorize States to establish a relative guardianship program, and promote adoption of children with special needs (see S. 3038), 9778 Remarks in House SSI: eliminate the unfair and disadvantageous treatment of cash military compensation other than basic pay. 9943 Remarks in Senate Unemployment: provide for emergency unemployment compensation program, 9765 QATAR, STATE OF Qatar Reports filed Nomination of Joseph E. LeBaron To Be Ambassador to Qatar: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate), 9776 RADIOACTIVE SUBSTANCES Radioactive substances Bills and resolutions Health: support efforts to reduce unnecessary radiation exposure through computed tomography scans for children (see H. Res. 1216). 10104 RANCHO MIRAGE, CA Rancho Mirage, Calif. Bills and resolutions Gerald R. Ford Post Office Building: designate (see H.R. 6085). 10103 RANSON, DAVID Articles and editorials You Can't Soak the Rich, 9717 READ, RICHARD Articles and editorials Boeing May Be the Ticket for Relief Supplies; China Quake--New Jets Are Scheduled for Delivery, and Oregon Agencies Hope Their Aid Can Hitch a Ride, 9988 REAL ESTATE Land ownership and rights Real estate business Bills and resolutions Dept. of the Interior: develop a cadastre of Federal real property to assist with land management, conservation, and development and identify land that no longer needs to be federally owned (see S. 3043). 9778 Remarks in House Democratic Party: national agenda, 9931 National Association of Realtors: anniversary, 10063 Taxation: eligibility of veterans for mortgage revenue bond financing. 9943 Remarks in Senate Dept. of the Interior: develop a cadastre of Federal real property to assist with land management, conservation. and development and identify land that no longer needs to be federally owned (S. 3043). 9781 RECLAMATION PROJECTS AUTHORIZATION AND ADJUSTMENT ACT Remarks in House Bureau of Reclamation: continue participation in construction of the North San Diego County Area Water Recycling Project (H.R. 2649). 10061 RECREATION AND PUBLIC PURPOSES ACT Bills and resolutions Utah: authorize exchange of certain land between the Boy Scouts of America Utah National Parks Council and Brian Head Ski Resort (see H.R. 6097), 10104 RECYCLING Recycling of waste materials Remarks in House Bureau of Reclamation: continue participation in construction of the North San Diego County Area Water Recycling Project (H.R. 2649). 10061 RELIGION Religions Proclamations Winchester Community Church. Jackson. OH. Anniversary: Representative Space. 10107 RENEWABLE ENERGY AND JOB CREATION ACT Bills and resolutions Enact (H.R. 6049): consideration (see H. Res. 1212), 10103 Reports filed Consideration of H.R. 6049, Provisions: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 1212) (H. Rept. 110-660), 10103 H. Rept. 110-660 Provisions: Committee on Ways and Means (House) (H.R. 6049) (H. Rept. 110-658), 10103 H. Rept. 110-658 REPUBLICAN PARTY Republican Party Remarks in House Power resources: national energy policy, 10085-10092 9931 9932 RESEARCH Research Bills and resolutions Health: provide for the establishment of pediatric research consortia (see S. 2773). 10103 Medical research Remarks in House Dept. of Energy: exchange light crude oil in the Strategic Petroleum Reserve for heavy crude oil and use proceeds to fund renewable energy and carbon capture and storage research (H.R. 6067), 10078-10085 Energy research Dystonia Awareness Week; observance, 10112 POW/MIA: recognize courage and sacrifice of members of the Armed Forces held as POW and call for a full accounting of Americans unaccounted for as a result of the Vietnamese Conflict (H. Res. 986). 9949-9952 Power resources: national energy policy. 9983-9985 Energy research Taxation: extend the research and development tax credit, 10064 Remarks in Senate Baker Co.: International Trade Center Exporter of the Year award recipient, 9772 Texts of H. Res. 986. recognize courage and sacrifice of members of the Armed Forces held as POW and call for a full accounting of Americans unaccounted for as a result of the Vietnamese Conflict. 9949 RIGSBY, LINDA D. Letters Election of Travis W. Childers to the House of Representatives 9963 RIVERSIDE COUNTY, CA Riverside County, Calif. Bills and resolutions California: tribute to Armed Forces members from the Inland Empire region for service in Iraq and Afghanistan (see H. Res. 1215), 10104 ROBERT'S MEN'S SHOP (BUSINESS) Proclamations Anniversary: Representative Space. 10114 ROZENSKY, SARAH Remarks in Senate Tribute. 9769 RUCH, CHARLES Remarks in Senate Tribute. 9774 RURAL AREAS Rural conditions Remarks in House Agriculture: continue certain programs (H.R. 2419), conference report, 10069 10099 Democratic Party: national agenda, 9931 Dept. of Agriculture: Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) Program funding, 10069 Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determina-tion Act: make payments to local governments in which entitlement land is located and provide transitional payments to entities previously entitled to payments (H.R. 3058), 9931 Remarks in Senate Agriculture: continue certain programs (H.R. 2419). conference report. 9768 RUSSIA Russia Reports filed Condemn Statements and Actions of Russia That Undermine Territorial Integrity of the Republic of Georgia: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate) (S. Res. 550). 9776 SACHS, JEFFREY, D. Articles and editorials How Aid Can Work, 10100 SAFETY Accidents and accident prevention Bills and resolutions Dept. of the Interior: establish a coordinated avalanche protection program (see S: 3042), 9778 Hazardous substances: reduce exposure of children, workers, and consumers to toxic chemical substances (see S. 3040), 10104 9778 Working conditions Health: support efforts to reduce unnecessary radiation exposure through computed tomography scans for children (see H. Res. 1216), 10104 Remarks in House Dept. of State: issuance of travel alert for U.S. citizens living and traveling in Mexico relative to drug violence, 10067 National Safety Month: designate (H. Res. 1225), I 9714-10117 Remarks in Senate Senior citizens: ensure adequate public-private infrastructure and resolve to prevent, detect, treat, intervene in, and prosecute elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation (S. 1070), 9719-9721 SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY, CA San Bernardino County, Calif. Bills and resolutions California: tribute to Armed Forces members from the Inland Empire region for service in Iraq and Afghanistan (see H. Res. 1215), 10104 SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA San Diego County, Calif. Remarks in House Bureau of Reclamation: continue participation in construction of the North San Diego County Area Water Recycling Project (H.R. 2649), 10061 SAN DIEGO, CA San Diego, Calif. Remarks in House Dept. of State: issuance of travel alert for U.S. citizens living and traveling in Mexico relative to drug violence. 10067 SANEORD, ME Remarks in Senate Baker Co.: International Trade Center Exporter of the Year award recipient, 9772 SAUDI ARABIA, KINGDOM OE Saudi Arabia Remarks in House Air Force: tribute to members killed in 1996 terrorist bombing of the Khobar Towers U.S. military housing compound near Dhahran. Saudi Arabia (H. Con. Res. 32), 9957 9958 Texts of H. Con. Res. 32. tribute to Air Force members killed in 1996 terrorist bombing of the Khobar Towers U.S. military housing compound near Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 9957 SAYLOR, PAUL Bills and resolutions Sergeant Paul Saylor Post Officer Building, Bremen. GA: designate (see H.R. 6092), 10103 SCHOOLS Correspondence schools and courses Private schools Public schools Lists First Congressional District of New Mexico Congressional Certificate of Merit recipients, 10113 Remarks in House Agriculture: hunger and nutrition programs funding, 10099 Brooklyn, NY: tribute to Bedford Academy High School. 10107 Houston, TX: dedication of Roderick P, PAige Elementary School. 10108 Jonesboro. GA: tribute to Jonesboro High School mock trial team, 10112 New Mexico: tribute to Congressional Certificate of Merit recipients from the First Congressional District, 10113 Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determina-tion Act: make payments to local governments in which entitlement land is located and provide transitional payments to entities previously entitled to payments (H.R. 3058), 9931 Remarks in Senate Missouri City, TX: tribute to Elkins High School for participation in We the People . . . The CitiZen and the Constitution competition. 9771 Moorpark, CA: tribute to Moorpark High School academic decathlon team, 9770 SCIENCE Science and technology Remarks in House POW/MIA: recogniZe courage and sacrifice of members of the Armed Forces held as POW and call for a full accounting of Americans unaccounted for as a result of the Vietnamese Conflict (H. Res. 986), 9949-9952 Taxation: extend the research and development tax credit, 10064 Remarks in Senate Baker Co.: International Trade Center Exporter of the Year award recipient, 9772 Texts of H. Res. 986. recogniZe courage and sacrifice of members of the Armed Forces held as POW and call for a full accounting of Americans unaccounted for as a result of the Vietnamese Conflict. 9949 SCREEN ACTORS GUILD, INC. Remarks in Senate Anniversary. 9770 SECURE RURAL SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITY SELF-DETERMINATION ACT Remarks in House Federal-State relations: make payments to local governments in which entitlement land is located and provide transitional payments to entities previously entitled to payments (H.R. 3058). 9931 SECURITIES Securities Remarks in House Small Business Investment Act: extend programs (S. 3029), 9982-9985 Remarks in Senate Petroleum: gasoline price levels relative to oil futures purchasing, 9760-9761 9764 Texts of S. 3029. Small Business Act and Small Business Investment Act programs extension. 9982 SENATE Senate Bills and resolutions Barry M. Goldwater (U.S.S.): designate (see H. Con. Res. 359), 10104 Congress: adjournment (see H. Con. Res. 293). 10104 Designated acting Presidents pro tempore Tester, Senator, 9714 Pledge Pledge of Allegiance, 9714 Prayers Black, Barry C., 9714 Privilege of the floor Jaffe, Eric, 9919 Lohse. Clint. 9918 Remarks in Senate Executive Office of the President: issue report to Congress on assessment of status of the war on terrorism, 10096 Legislative program. 9714 9766 9927 Point of order, 9766 Presidential appointments: Senate process for confirmation of judicial nominees, 9718 9724-9732 Tributes Kennedy, Senator, 10058 10067 10068 9730-9732 9733 9751 9758 9764 9766 Specter. Senator. 9731 Webb. Senator. 9732 SENEGAL, REPUBLIC OF Senegal Reports filed Nomination of Marcia Stephens Bloom Bernicat To Be Ambassador to Senegal and Guinea-Bissau: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate), 9776 SENIOR CITIZENS Aged and aging Bills and resolutions Medicare: preserve access to physicians' services (see S. 2785). 10103 Remarks in House Agriculture: hunger and nutrition programs funding, 10099 Remarks in Senate Crime: ensure adequate public-private infrastructure and resolve to prevent, detect, treat, intervene in. and prosecute elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation (S. 1070). 9719-9721 Older Americans Monlh: observance, 9720 SERVICEMEMBERS CIVIL RELIEF ACT Letters Protect child custody arrangements for parents who are Armed Forces members deployed in support of a contingency operation: Heather A. Watkins, 9979 Protect child custody arrangements for parents who are Armed Forces members deployed in support of a contingency operation: V. Eva Slusher, 9980 Remarks in House Armed Forces: protect child custody arrangements for parents who are members deployed in support of a contingency operation (H.R. 6048), 9978-9982 Texts of H.R. 6048, protect child custody arrangements for parents who are Armed Forces members deployed in support of a contingency operation, 9978 SHIPPING INDUSTRY Freight Remarks in House Petroleum: gasoline price levels, 10064 10070 10072 9929 9931 9932 9941 Remarks in Senate Petroleum: gasoline price levels relative to oil futures purchasing. 9760-9761 9764 Petroleum: gasoline price levels, 9723 9762 SHIPS AND VESSELS Ships and shipbuilding Bills and resolutions Barrx M. Goldwater (U.S.S.): designate (see H. Con. Res. 359). 10104 SINIORA, FOUAD (PRIME MINISTER, LEBANON) Remarks in House Lebanon: support democratically elected Government and condemn attacks by HeZbollah forces (H. Res. 1194), 9990-9997 Texts of H. Res. 1194, support democratically elected Government and condemn attacks by HeZbollah forces in Lebanon, 9990 SLUSHER, V. EVA Lyrics Protect child custody arrangements for parents who are Armed Forces members deployed in support of a contingency operation. 9980 SMALL BUSINESS Small business Proclamations Robert's Men's Shop Anniversary: Representative Space. 10114 Remarks in House Small Business Act: extend programs (S. 3029), 9982-9985 Small Business Investment Act: extend programs (S. 3029), 9982-9985 Taxation: provide tax relief to active duty military personnel and employers who assist them, 9943 Texts of S. 3029, Small Business Act and Small Business Investment Act programs extension, 9982 SMALL BUSINESS ACT Remarks in House Programs: extend (S. 3029), 9982-9985 Texts of S. 3029. extend programs, 9982 SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Small Business Administration Remarks in House Small Business Act: extend programs (S. 3029), 9982-9985 Small Business Investment Acl: extend programs (S. 3029), 9982-9985 Texts of S. 3029, Small Business Act and Small Business Investment Act programs extension, 9982 SMALL BUSINESS INVESTMENT ACT Remarks in House Programs: extend (S. 3029), 9982-9985 Texts of S. 3029, extend programs, 9982 SOCIAL SECURITY Social security Amendments Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642), 9787 9825 9864 9872 9873 9874 9875 9896 Bills and resolutions Families and domestic relations: extend adoption incentives program, authoriZe Stales to establish a relative guardianship program, and promote adoption of children with special needs (see S. 3038). 9778 Medicare: preserve access to physicians' services (see S. 2785), 10103 Cloture motions Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642). 9766 Motions Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642), 9751 9766 Remarks in House Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642), Senate amendment, 10065 10066 Employment: treat certain domestically controlled foreign persons performing services under contract with the U.S. Government as American employers for purposes of certain employment taxes and benefits, 9943 Families and domestic relations: support former foster care youth, recogniZe organiZations and individuals that assist former foster care youth, and review foster care youth transition programs (H. Res. 1208), 9947-9949 SSI: eliminate the unfair and disadvantageous treatment of cash military compensation other than basic pay. 9943 Remarks in Senate Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642), House amendment. 9714 9715 9734-9759 9762 9764 9766 Senior citizens: ensure adequate public-private infrastructure and resolve to prevent, detect, treat, intervene in. and prosecute elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation (S. 1070). 9719-9721 Rulings of the Chair Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642). 9766 Texts of H. Res. 1208. support former foster care youth, recogniZe organiZations and individuals that assist former foster care youth, and review foster care youth transition programs, 9947 H.R. 2642, emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions. 9734-9751 SOLAR ENERGY Solar energy Remarks in House Power resources: national energy policy. 10070 10085-10092 9983-9985 SOUTH AMERICA South America Articles and editorials Captive Calls for Surrender, 9929 Free Trade in Thugs--Getting Tougher With Right-Wing Warlords, 9928 Remarks in House Colombia: increased prosecution of Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and other paramilitaries. 9928 U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement: ratification (H.R. 5724), 9928 SOUTH DAKOTA South Dakota Remarks in Senate CraZy Horse Memorial: anniversary of commencement of carving (S. Res. 496), 9716 Texts of S. Res. 496, CraZy Horse Memorial carving commencement anniversary, 9716 SOUTHEAST ASIA Southeast Asia Remarks in House POW/MIA: recogniZe courage and sacrifice of members of the Armed Forces held as POW and call for a full accounting of Americans unaccounted for as a result of the Vietnamese Conflict (H. Res. 986), 9949-9952 Texts of H. Res. 986, recogniZe courage and sacrifice of members of the Armed Forces held as POW and call for a full accounting of Americans unaccounted for as a result of the Vietnamese Conflict, 9949 SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES (NANCY PELOSI) Designated Speaker pro tempore McNulty, Representative. 9928 Letters Election of Travis W. Childers to the House of Representatives: Linda D. Rigsby, Mississippi Assistant Sec. of State for Elections, 9963 Election of Travis W. Childers to the House of Representatives: Lorraine C. Miller, Clerk of the House of Representatives, 9963 Messages Continuation of National Emergency With Respect to the StabiliZation of Iraq: President Bush, 10063 Oaths of office Childers, Travis W.: House of Representatives, 10102 9964 SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES House of Representatives Designated Speaker pro tempore McNulty, Representative. 9928 SPECIAL DAYS AND HOLIDAYS Anniversaries Holidays Bills and resolutions Destination ImagiNation Week: designate (see H. Res. 1058), 10104 Remarks in House Memorial Day: observance, 9931 Remarks in Senate National Day of the American Cowboy: designate (S. Res. 482), 9732 National Military Appreciation Month: observance, 9768 Older Americans Month: observance, 9720 Texts of S. Res. 482, National Day of the American Cowboy, 9733 SPECIAL ORDERS Granted House of Representatives. 10101 SPINA BIFIDA HEALTH CARE PROGRAM EXPANSION ACT Remarks in House Enact (H.R. 5729), 9973 9974 Texts of H.R. 5729, provisions, 9973 SPORTS Sports and athletics Remarks in House Ellensburg, WA: tribute to Central Washington University women's Softball team. 10117 Northern Kentucky University: tribute to women's basketball team (H. Res. 1147), 9931 STATES Federal aid to States Bills and resolutions Dept. of Homeland Security: improve financial assistance provided to State. local, and tribal governments for information sharing activities (see H.R. 6098), 10104 Families and domestic relations: extend adoption incentives program, authoriZe States to establish a relative guardianship program, and promote adoption of children with special needs (see S. 3038), 9778 Voting: encourage States to enact laws requiring photo identification to vote in elections (see H. Con. Res. 357), 10104 Remarks in House Dept. of Agriculture: Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) Program funding, 10069 Families and domestic relations: support former foster care youth, recogniZe organiZations and individuals that assist former foster care youth, and review foster care youth transition programs (H. Res. 1208), 9947-9949 Immigration: enforce existing immigration laws and improve border security. 9930 Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determina-tion Act: make payments to local governments in which entitlement land is located and provide transitional payments to entities previously entitled to payments (H.R. 3058), 9931 Supreme Court: anniversary of Roe v. Wade decision, 10066 Taxation: eligibility of veterans for mortgage revenue bond financing, 9943 Texts of H. Res. 1208. support former foster care youth, recogniZe organiZations and individuals that assist former foster carc youth, and review foster care youth transition programs. 9947 STEWART, JIMMY Remarks in House Tribute, 10064 Remarks in Senate Tribute, 9722 STRATEGIC MATERIALS Strategic materials Bills and resolutions Power resources: provide energy price relief and hold oil companies and other entities accountable for their actions with regard to high energy prices (see S. 2991), 9778 Remarks in House Democratic Party: national agenda, 9931 Dept. of Energy: exchange light crude oil in the Strategic Petroleum Reserve for heavy crude oil and use proceeds to fund renewable energy and carbon capture and storage research (H.R. 6067), 10078-10085 Petroleum: dependence on foreign sources, 10086 9929 Remarks in Senate Dept. of Energy: suspend filling of Strategic Petroleum Reserve for one year or until price of oil drops below a certain level in order to increase supply and reduce costs. 9723 9759 Power resources: provide energy price relief and hold oil companies and other entities accountable for their actions with regard to high energy prices (S. 2991), 9723 Power resources: provide energy price relief and hold oil companies and other entities accountable for their actions with regard to high energy prices (S. 3044), 9926 Texts of S. 3044, Consumer-First Energy Act. 9782-9786 STUCK, KAREN J. Remarks in House Tribute. 10107 SUPREME COURT Supreme Court Bills and resolutions Voting: encourage States to enact laws requiring photo identification to vote in elections (see H. Con. Res. 357). 10104 Remarks in House Abortion: anniversary of Roe v. Wade decision. 10066 SWANBORG, NANCY Remarks in House Tribute, 10109 SYNTHETIC FUELS Synthetic fuels Remarks in House Power resources: national energy policy, 10070 10085-10092 9932 9983-9985 Power resources: production and use of ethanol. 10090 SYRIA, ARAB REPUBLIC OF Syria Articles and editorials Agreement Struck in Lebanon To End Political Crisis, 9996 Israel Holds Peace Talks With Syria, 9995 Remarks in House Lebanon: support democratically elected Government and condemn attacks by Hezbollah forces (H. Res. 1194), 9990-9997 Texts of H. Res. 1194, support democratically elected Government and condemn attacks by Hezbollah forces in Lebanon, 9990 TAXATION Tax reform Taxation Articles and editorials You Can't Soak the Rich, 9717 Bills and resolutions Health care professionals: improve ability of medical professionals to practice medicine and provide quality care to patients by providing a tax deduction for patient bad debt (see H.R. 6101), 10104 Income taxes Tax incentives and shelters Power resources: provide energy price relief and hold oil companies and other entities accountable for their actions with regard to high energy prices (see S. 2991), 9778 Power resources: provide incentives for energy production and conservation, extend certain expiring provisions, and provide individual income tax relief (H.R. 6049), consideration (see H. Res. 1212), 10103 Income taxes Tax incentives and shelters Remarks in House Armed Forces: provide benefits for military personnel (H.R. 6081), 9933-9945 Armed Forces: provide tax relief to active duty military personnel and employers who assist them, 9943 Employment: treat certain domestically controlled foreign persons performirtg services under contract with the U.S. Government as American employers for purposes of certain employment taxes and benefits. 9943 Petroleum: impose windfall profit tax on oil companies, 10090 9932 Excess profits tax Power resources: provide incentives for energy production and conservation, extend certain expiring provisions, and provide individual income tax relief (H.R. 6049). 10080 Income taxes Tax incentives and shelters Research and development tax credit: extend, 10064 Tax incentives and shelters Veterans: eligibility for mortgage revenue bond financing. 9943 Remarks in Senate Power resources: provide energy price relief and hold oil companies and other entities accountable for their actions with regard to high energy prices (S. 2991), 9723 Power resources: provide energy price relief and hold oil companies and other entities accountable for their actions with regard to high energy prices (S. 3044), 9926 Rates. 9717 9718 Reports filed Consideration of H.R. 6049. Renewable Energy and Job Creation Act: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 1212) (H. Rept. 110-660). 10103 H. Rept. 110-660 Renewable Energy and Job Creation Act: Committee on Ways and Means (House) (H.R. 6049) (H. Rept. 110-658), 10103 H. Rept. 110-658 Texts of H.R. 6081, Heroes Earnings Assistance and Relief Tax Act, 9933-9940 S. 3044. Consumer-First Energy Act. 9782-9786 TECHNOLOGY Technological innovations Amendments Dept. of Justice: require sex offenders to register online identifiers with the National Sex Offender Registry in order to protect users of social networking websites (S. 431). 9872 9919 Bills and resolutions Health: support efforts to reduce unnecessary radiation exposure through computed tomography scans for children (see H. Res. 1216). 10104 Remarks in House Power resources: national energy policy. 9983-9985 Remarks in Senate Baker Co.: International Trade Center Exporter of the Year award recipient, 9772 Dept. of Justice: require sex offenders to register online identifiers with the National Sex Offender Registry in order to protect users of social networking websites (S. 431), 9919-9925 Texts of S. 431. Keeping the Internet Devoid of Sexual Predators (KIDS) Act. 9919-9921 9923 TEITELBAUM, DONALD G. Reports Political Contributions of Executive Nominees, 9777 Reports filed Nomination To Be Ambassador to Ghana: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate), 9777 TELECOMMUNICATIONS Telecommunication Telecommunication Regulation Bills and resolutions Dept. of Homeland Security: improve financial assistance provided to State, local, and tribal governments for information sharing activities (see H.R. 6098), 10104 Computer and telecommunication security TERRORISM Terrorism Amendments Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642). 9787 9825 9864 9872 9873 9874 9875 9896 Articles and editorials Captive Calls for Surrender. 9929 Free Trade in Thugs--Getting Tougher With Right-Wing Warlords. 9928 Bills and resolutions Dept. of Justice: rescind guidelines on crimes, racketeering, and terrorism investigation adopted by Attorney General Ashcroft in 2002 and revert to those adopted by Attorney General Levi in 1976 (see H. Res. 1211), 10104 Cloture motions Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642), 9766 Letters Emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan: Gordon England. Dept. of Defense. 9752 Messages Continuation of National Emergency With Respect to the Stabilization of Iraq: President Bush, 10063 9774 Motions Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642), 9751 9766 Remarks in House Air Force: tribute to members killed in 1996 terrorist bombing of the Khobar Towers U.S. military housing compound near Dhahran, Saudi Arabia (H. Con. Res. 32), 9957 9958 Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642), Senate amendment, 10065 10066 Armed Forces: establish a program of educational assistance for members who have served after September 11,2001, 10065 Colombia: increased prosecution of Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and other paramilitaries. 9928 Lebanon: support democratically elected Government and condemn attacks by Hezbollah forces (H. Res. 1194), 9990-9997 National objectives: national security policy, 10069 Remarks in Senate Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642), House amendment, 9714 9715 9734-9759 9762 9764 9766 Armed Forces: establish a program of educational assistance for members who have served after September 11, 2001, 9754-9759 9764 9768 Rulings of the Chair Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642), 9766 Texts of H. Con. Res. 32, tribute to Air Force members killed in 1996 terrorist bombing of the Khobar Towers U.S. military housing compound near Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 9957 H. Res. 1194, support democratically elected Government and condemn attacks by Hezbollah forces in Lebanon, 9990 H.R. 2642. emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions. 9734-9751 TEXAS Texas Bills and resolutions Johnson, Lyndon B.: tribute (see S. Res. 571), 9778 Remarks in House Houston, TX: dedication of Roderick P, PAige Elementary School, 10108 Outer Continental Shelf: lift moratorium on oil and gas drilling, leasing, and exploration on certain portions, 10085-10088 Remarks in Senate Johnson, Lyndon B.: tribute (H. Con. Res. 354), 9925 Johnson, Lyndon B.: tribute (S. Res. 571), 9925 Texts of S. Res. 571. tribute to Lyndon B. Johnson. 9787 9925 THOMAS-GREENFIELD, LINDA Reports Political Contributions of Executive Nominees, 9776 Reports filed Nomination To Be Ambassador to Liberia: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate), 9776 TOBACCO PRODUCTS Tobacco and tobacco industry Texts of H.R. 4081, Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking (PACT) Act, 9714-10117 TOGO, REPUBLIC OF Togo Reports filed Nomination of Patricia McMahon Hawkins To Be Ambassador to Togo: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate), 9777 TOURIST TRADE Tourist trade Remarks in House Dept. of State: issuance of travel alert for U.S. citizens living and traveling in Mexico relative to drug violence. 10067 TOXIC SUBSTANCES CONTROL ACT Bills and resolutions Hazardous substances: reduce exposure of children, workers, and consumers to toxic chemical substances (see S. 3040), 10104 9778 TRANSPORTATION Transportation Transportation regulation Remarks in House Petroleum: gasoline price levels, 10064 10070 10072 9929 9931 9932 9941 Remarks in Senate Petroleum: gasoline price levels relative to oil futures purchasing. 9760-9761 9764 Petroleum: gasoline price levels. 9723 9762 TREATIES AND AGREEMENTS Trade agreements Treaties and conventions Bills and resolutions Dept. of State: report on negotiation of international child abduction agreements with countries that are not parties to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (see H.R. 6096), 10104 Remarks in House U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement: ratification (H.R. 5724), 9928 TZAKIS, ANDREAS G. Remarks in House Pan-Hellenic Federation of Florida: award recipient, 10115 U.S.-COLOMBIA TRADE PROMOTION AGREEMENT IMPLEMENTATION ACT Remarks in House Enact (H.R. 5724). 9928 UNEMPLOYMENT Unemployment Amendments Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642), 9787 9825 9864 9872 9873 9874 9875 9896 Cloture motions Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642). 9766 Motions Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642), 9751 9766 Remarks in House Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642), Senate amendment, 10065 10066 Remarks in Senate Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642), House amendment, 9714 9715 9734-9759 9762 9764 9766 Benefits: provide for emergency unemployment compensation program, 9765 Rulings of the Chair Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642). 9766 Texts of H.R. 2642, emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions. 9734-9751 UNITED NATIONS United Nations Remarks in House Lebanon: support democratically elected Government and condemn attacks by Hezbollah forces (H. Res. 1194), 9990-9997 Reports filed Nomination of T. Vance McMahan To Be Representative to the U.N. Economic and Social Council: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate), 9777 Texts of H. Res. 1194, support democratically elected Government and condemn attacks by Hezbollah forces in Lebanon, 9990 UTAH Utah Bills and resolutions Public lands: authorize exchange of certain land between the Boy Scouts of America Utah National Parks Council and Brian Head Ski Resort (see H.R. 6097). 10104 VETERANS Veterans Amendments Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642). 9787 9825 9864 9872 9873 9874 9875 9896 Bills and resolutions California: tribute to Armed Forces members from the Inland Empire region for service in Iraq and Afghanistan (see H. Res. 1215), 10104 Cloture motions Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642). 9766 Letters Protect child custody arrangements for parents who are Armed Forces members deployed in support of a contingency operation: Heather A. Watkins. 9979 Protect child custody arrangements for parents who are Armed Forces members deployed in support of a contingency operation: V. Eva Slusher. 9980 Transfer of entitlement to educational assistance to eligible dependents of Armed Forces members with critical military skills who agree to reenlist: Michael L. Dominguez. Dept. of Defense. 9762 Motions Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642). 9751 9766 Proclamations Tribute to Robert D. Gabriel: Representative Space, 10108 Remarks in House Agriculture: hunger and nutrition programs funding, 10099 Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642), Senate amendment, 10065 10066 Armed Forces: establish a program of educational assistance for members who have served after September 11, 2001, 10065 Armed Forces: honor service and achievements of women members and female veterans (H. Res. 1054), 10063 9929 9952-9955 Benefits: increase rates of disability compensation for veterans with service-connected disabilities and dependency and indemnity compensation for survivors of certain disabled veterans (H.R. 5826), 9974 9975 Dept. of Veterans Affairs: advertise in the national media to promote awareness of veterans' benefits (H.R. 3681), 9960-9963 Dept. of Veterans Affairs: authorize major medical facility projects and leases (H.R. 5856). 9975-9978 Dept. of Veterans Affairs: conduct a longitudinal study of vocational rehabilitation programs (H.R. 3889). 9967-9968 Dept. of Veterans Affairs: establish position of Director of Physician Assistant Services within the Office of the Under Sec. of Veterans Affairs for Health (H.R. 2790), 9959-9960 Dept. of Veterans Affairs: expand and improve health care services available to veterans for substance use disorders (H.R. 5554). 9968-9972 Dept. of Veterans Affairs: expand and improve health care services available to women veterans, especially those serving in Iraq and Afghanistan (H.R. 4107), 9954 Dept. of Veterans Affairs: periodically update plans and specifications for specially adapted housing furnished to veterans (H.R. 5664). 9972 Dept. of Veterans Affairs: provide comprehensive health care to children of Vietnam veterans born with spina bifida (H.R. 5729). 9973 9974 Dept. of Veterans Affairs: reimburse veterans receiving emergency treatment in non-departmental facilities for such treatment until such veterans are transferred to departmental facilities (H.R. 3819), 9966 Health care: funding, 9981 Memorial Day: observance, 9931 Taxation: eligibility of veterans for mortgage revenue bond financing, 9943 Taxation: provide benefits for military personnel (H.R. 6081), 9933-9945 Remarks in Senate Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642), House amendment. 9714 9715 9734-9759 9762 9764 9766 Armed Forces: establish a program of educational assistance for members who have served after September 11, 2001. 9754-9759 9764 9768 Armed Forces: transfer of entitlement to educational assistance to eligible dependents of members with critical military skills who agree to reenlist. 9762 National Military Appreciation Month: observance, 9768 Rulings of the Chair Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642). 9766 Texts of H. Res. 1054, honor service and achievements of women Armed Forces members and female veterans, 9952 H.R. 2642, emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions, 9734-9751 H.R. 2790, establish position of Director of Physician Assistant Services within the Office of the Under Sec. of Veterans Affairs for Health, 9959 H.R. 3681, Veterans Benefit Awareness Act, 9960 H.R. 3819, Veterans Emergency Care Fairness Act, 9966 H.R. 3889, Dept. of Veterans Affairs longitudinal study of vocational rehabilitation programs, 9967 H.R. 5554, Veterans Substance Use Disorders Prevention and Treatment Act, 9968 H.R. 5664, Dept. of Veterans Affairs periodical update of plans and specifications for specially adapted housing furnished to veterans, 9972 H.R. 5729, Spina Bifida Health Care Program Expansion Act, 9973 H.R. 5826, Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act, 9974 H.R. 5856, Dept. of Veterans Affairs Medical Facility Authorization and Lease Act, 9975 H.R. 6081, Heroes Earnings Assistance and Relief Tax Act, 9933-9940 VETERANS BENEFIT AWARENESS ACT Remarks in House Enact (H.R. 3681), 9960-9963 Texts of H.R. 3681, provisions, 9960 VETERANS EMERGENCY CARE FAIRNESS ACT Remarks in House Enact (H.R. 3819). 9966 Texts of H.R.3819. provisions. 9966 VETERANS SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS PREVENTION AND TREATMENT ACT Remarks in House Enact (H.R. 5554), 9968-9972 Texts of H.R. 5554, provisions, 9968 VETERANS' COMPENSATION COST-OF-LIVING ADJUSTMENT ACT Remarks in House Enact (H.R. 5826). 9974 9975 Texts of H.R. 5826. provisions, 9974 VICE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES (RICHARD B. CHENEY) Messages Continuation of National Emergency With Respect to the Stabilization of Iraq: President Bush, 9774 VIETNAM, SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF Vietnam Remarks in House POW/MIA: recognize courage and sacrifice of members of the Armed Forces held as POW and call for a full accounting of Americans unaccounted for as a result of the Vietnamese Conflict (H. Res. 986). 9949-9952 Texts of H. Res. 986. recognize courage and sacrifice of members of the Armed Forces held as POW and call for a full accounting of Americans unaccounted for as a result of the Vietnamese Conflict. 9949 VIETNAMESE CONFLICT Vietnam War Remarks in House Dept. of Veterans Affairs: provide comprehensive health care to children of Vietnam veterans born with spina bifida (H.R. 5729), 9973 9974 POW/MIA: recognize courage and sacrifice of members of the Armed Forces held as POW and call for a full accounting of Americans unaccounted for as a result of the Vietnamese Conflict (H. Res. 986), 9949-9952 Texts of H. Res. 986, recognize courage and sacrifice of members of the Armed Forces held as POW and call for a full accounting of Americans unaccounted for as a result of the Vietnamese Conflict, 9949 H.R. 5729, Spina Bifida Health Care Program Expansion Act, 9973 VIRGINIA Virginia Bills and resolutions Northern Neck National Heritage Area: feasibility study (see S. 3039), 9778 Remarks in House Virginia Beach, VA: anniversary of Pungo Strawberry Festival. 10112 Remarks in Senate Agee, G. Steven: nomination to be circuit judge, 9724-9732 Resumes Agee, G. Steven, 9727 Tributes Webb, Senator, 9732 VIRGINIA BEACH, VA Virginia Beach, Va. Remarks in House Pungo Strawberry Festival: anniversary, 10112 VOLUNTEER WORKERS Volunteer agencies and workers Bills and resolutions AmeriCorps.: improve educational awards provided for national service (see S. 3037), 9778 Lawyers and attorneys: establish a domestic violence volunteer attorney network to represent domestic violence victims (see H.R. 6088), 10103 Remarks in House Families and domestic relations: recognize contributions of foster parents (H. Res. 1185), 9945-9947 Families and domestic relations: support former foster care youth, recognize organizations and individuals that assist former foster care youth, and review foster care youth transition programs (H. Res. 1208), 9947-9949 Lawyers and attorneys: establish a domestic violence volunteer attorney network to represent domestic violence victims (H.R. 6088), 10113 Remarks in Senate AmeriCorps.: improve educational awards provided for national service (S. 3037). 9780 Texts of H. Res. 1185. recognize contributions of foster parents, 9945 H. Res. 1208. support former foster care youth, recognize organizations and individuals that assist former foster care youth, and review foster care youth transition programs. 9947 VOTING Voter registration Voting rights Bills and resolutions States: encourage to enact laws requiring photo identification to vote in elections (see H. Con. Res. 357), 10104 Proclamations Tribute to Mary C. Polilli: Representative Space, 10112 VOTING RIGHTS ACT Bills and resolutions Johnson, Lyndon B.: tribute (see S. Res. 571). 9778 Remarks in Senate Johnson, Lyndon B.: tribute (H. Con. Res. 354). 9925 Johnson, Lyndon B.: tribute (S. Res. 571). 9925 Texts of S. Res. 571. tribute to Lyndon B. Johnson. 9787 9925 WALL STREET JOURNAL Articles and editorials You Can't Soak the Rich, 9717 WALLACE, LIZ Remarks in House Ellensburg, WA: tribute to Central Washington University women's Softball team, 10117 WAR War Amendments Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642), 9787 9825 9864 9872 9873 9874 9875 9896 Bills and resolutions International law: hold surviving Nazi war criminals accountable for war crimes, genocide, and crimes against humanity committed during World War II by encouraging foreign prosecution and extradition (see S. 3007). 10103 Cloture motions Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations fof wars in ifaq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642). 9766 Letters Emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan: Gordon England. Dept. of Defense. 9752 Messages Continuation of National Emergency With Respect to the Stabilization of Iraq: President Bush, 10063 9774 Motions Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642), 9751 9766 Remarks in House Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642), Senate amendment, 10065 10066 Dept. of Veterans Affairs: expand and improve health care services available to women veterans, especially those serving in Iraq and Afghanistan (H.R. 4107), 9954 Iraq: call for redeployment of troops and a shift in political and diplomatic strategy for stabilizing Iraq. 10066 Memorial Day: observance. 9931 Remarks in Senate Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642). House amendment, 9714 9715 9734-9759 9762 9764 9766 Rulings of the Chair Appropriations: making emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions (H.R. 2642). 9766 Texts of H.R. 2642, emergency supplemental appropriations for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other domestic needs, and imposing certain Iraq policy restrictions, 9734-9751 WARTHER, ERNEST (MOONEY) Proclamations Ernest (Mooney) Warther's Pliers Tree Anniversary: Representative Space, 10110 WASHINGTON (STATE) Washington State Remarks in House Air Force: awarding of contract to Airbus S.A.S. to build military air refueling tankers, 10065 Ellensburg, WA: tribute to Central Washington University women's softball team. 10117 WATER Water supply and use Remarks in House Bureau of Reclamation: continue participation in construction of the North San Diego County Area Water Recycling Project (H.R. 2649), 10061 WATKINS, HEATHER A. Letters Protect child custody arrangements for parents who are Armed Forces members deployed in support of a contingency operation, 9979 WEATHER Weather Bills and resolutions EPA: establish a program to decrease emissions of greenhouse gases (see S. 3036). 9778 Hurricanes: make emergency supplemental appropriations for Katrina recovery (see H.R. 6086). 10103 Remarks in Senate Climate: global warming. 9721 EPA: establish a program to decrease emissions of greenhouse gases (S. 2191), 9721 EPA: establish a program to decrease emissions of greenhouse gases (S. 3036). 9926 Reports filed America's Climate Security Act: Committee on Environment and Public Works (Senate) (S. 2191) (S. Rept. 110-337), 9776 S. Rept. 110-337 WELCH, C. DAVID Reports filed Foreign Service Nominations: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate). 9778 WHITE, TIMOTHY Remarks in Senate Tribute, 9771 WICHITA, KS Wichita, Kans. Remarks in House Pizza Hut, Inc.: anniversary, 10068 WILDLIFE REFUGES Wildlife refuges Remarks in House Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: oil and gas exploration. 10070-10072 10077 10085 10088 10092 WILLEY, DAVID Articles and editorials Captive Calls for Surrender, 9929 WOMEN Women Bills and resolutions Lawyers and attorneys: establish a domestic violence volunteer attorney network to represent domestic violence victims (see H.R. 6088). 10103 Remarks in House Armed Forces: honor service and achievements of women members and female veterans (H. Res. 1054), 10063 9929 9952-9955 Dept. of Veterans Affairs: expand and improve health care services available to women veterans, especially those serving in Iraq and Afghanistan (H.R. 4107), 9954 Lawyers and attorneys: establish a domestic violence volunteer attorney network to represent domestic violence victims (H.R. 6088), 10113 Supreme Court: anniversary of Roe v. Wade decision. 10066 Texts of H. Res. 1054. honor service and achievements of women Armed Forces members and female veterans. 9952 WOMEN VETERANS HEALTH CARE IMPROVEMENT ACT Remarks in House Enact (H.R. 4107), 9954 WORLD WAR II World War II Bills and resolutions International law: hold surviving Nazi war criminals accountable for war crimes, genocide, and crimes against humanity committed during World War II by encouraging foreign prosecution and extradition (see S. 3007), 10103 WORTH, ROBERT F. Articles and editorials Agreement Struck in Lebanon To End Political Crisis, 9996 WRIGHT, BETTY J. Remarks in House Tribute, 10108 YOUNG EAGLE, EDMUND Remarks in Senate Tribute. 9758 YOUNG, BECKY Remarks in House Tribute. 10113 YUM! BRANDS, INC. Remarks in House Pizza Hut, Inc.: anniversary, 10068 ZAMBIA, REPUBLIC OF Zambia Reports filed Nomination of Donald E. Booth To Be Ambassador to Zambia: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate), 9777 ZIOLKOWSKI, KORCZAK Remarks in Senate Crazy Horse Memorial: anniversary of commencement of carving (S. Res. 496). 9716 Texts of S. Res. 496. Crazy Horse Memorial carving commencement anniversary. 9716 VOTES IN HOUSE Recorded Airline Flight Crew Technical Corrections Act (H.R. 2744): enact, 10062 Frank Sinatra Day (H. Res. 1144): designate, 9965 Gas Price Relief for Consumers Act (H.R. 6074): enact, 9964 Great Cats and Rare Canids Act (H.R. 1464): enact, 10060 Heroes Earnings Assistance and Relief Tax Act (H.R. 6081): enact, 9963 House of Representatives (H. Con. Res. 355): adjournment, 10059 Lake Hodges Surface Water Improvement and Reclamation Act (H.R. 2649): enact, 10061 Remarks in House Position on missed: Conaway, 10116 Position on missed: Jones. Stephanie Tubbs. 10108 VOTES IN SENATE Recorded Nomination of G. Steven Agee to be circuit judge: confirmed. 9732 H. Con. Res. 32 32 Concurrent resolution honoring the members of the United States Air Force who were killed in the June 25, 1996. terrorist bombing of the Khobar Towers United States military housing compound near Dhahran, Saudi Arabia; to the Committee on Armed Services. Rules suspended. Agreed to in the House amended, 9957 H. Con. Res. 32 Text. 9957 H. Con. Res. 32 H. Con. Res. 163 163 Concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress in support of further research and activities to increase public awareness, professional education, diagnosis, and treatment of Dandy-Walker syndrome and hydrocephalus; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Cosponsors added, 10105 H. Con. Res. 163 H. Con. Res. 195 195 Concurrent resolution expressing the sense of the Congress that a National Dysphagia Awareness Month should be established; to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. Cosponsors added, 10105 H. Con. Res. 195 H. Con. Res. 297 297 Concurrent resolution recognizing the 60th anniversary of the integration of the United States Armed Forces; to the Committee on Armed Services. Cosponsors added, 10105 H. Con. Res. 297 H. Con. Res. 299 299 Concurrent resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Cosponsors added, 10105 H. Con. Res. 299 H. Con. Res. 336 336 Concurrent resolution honoring the sacrifices and contributions made by disabled American veterans; to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Cosponsors added, 10105 H. Con. Res. 336 H. Con. Res. 351 351 Concurrent resolution honoring the 225th Anniversary of the Continental Congress meeting in Nassau Hall, Princeton, New Jersey, in 1783; to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. Cosponsors added, 10105 H. Con. Res. 351 H. Con. Res. 354 354 Concurrent resolution recognizing the 100th birthday of Lyndon Baines Johnson, 36th President, designer of the Great Society, politician, educator, and civil rights enforcer; to the Committee on the Judiciary. Committee discharged. Agreed to in the Senate, 9925 H. Con. Res. 354 H. Con. Res. 355 355 Concurrent resolution providing for a conditional adjournment of the House of Representatives and a conditional recess or adjournment of the Senate. Agreed to in the House, 10059 H. Con. Res. 355 By Mr. BISHOP of New York, 10104 H. Con. Res. 355 Message from the House, 9775 H. Con. Res. 355 Text, 10059 H. Con. Res. 355 H. Con. Res. 356 356 Concurrent resolution expressing the sense of the Congress that a postage stamp should be issued to honor law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty and that the Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee should recommend to the Postmaster General that such a stamp be issued: to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. By Mr. FILNER (for himself and Mr. Issa), 10104 H. Con. Res. 356 H. Con. Res. 357 357 Concurrent resolution encouraging all States to enact laws requiring photo identification to vote in elections; to the Committee on House Administration. By Mr. FEENEY, 10104 H. Con. Res. 357 H. Con. Res. 358 358 Concurrent resolution commending the members of the Nevada Army National Guard and Air National Guard for their service to the State of Nevada and the United States; to the Committee on Armed Services. By Mr. HELLER (for himself, Ms. Berkley, and Mr. Porter), 10104 H. Con. Res. 358 H. Con. Res. 359 359 Concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress on naming an aircraft carrier as the U.S.S. Barry M. Goldwater; to the Committee on Armed Services. By Mr. TANCREDO (for himself, Mr, FLake, Mr. Mack, Mr. Shadegg, and Mr. Terry), 10104 H. Con. Res. 359 H.J. Res. 39 39 A joint resolution proclaiming Casimir Pulaski be an honorary citizen of the United States posthumously; to the Committee on the Judiciary. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.J. Res. 39 H. Res. 111 111 A resolution establishing a Select Committee on POW and MIA Affairs; to the Committee on Rules. Cosponsors added, 10105 H. Res. 111 H. Res. 212 212 A resolution recognizing and honoring the 70th Anniversary of the founding of the National Association for College Admission Counseling; to the Committee on Education and Labor. Cosponsors added, 10105 H. Res. 212 H. Res. 415 415 A resolution honoring Edward Day Cohota, Joseph L. Pierce, and other veterans of Asian and Pacific Islanderdescent who fought in the United States Civil War; to the Committee on Armed Services. Cosponsors added, 10105 H. Res. 415 H. Res. 672 672 A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Cosponsors added, 10105 H. Res. 672 H. Res. 679 679 A resolution expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the continuing effects of the genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes in Bosnia and Herzegovina; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. Cosponsors added, 10105 H. Res. 679 H. Res. 937 7 A resolution expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the emergency communications services provided by the American Red Cross are vital resources for military service members and their families; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. Cosponsors added, 10105 H. Res. 7 H. Res. 961 7 A resolution commending the Alaska Army National Guard for its service to the State of Alaska and the citizens of the United States; to the Committee on Armed Services. Rules suspended. Agreed to in the House, 9955 H. Res. 7 Text, 9955 H. Res. 7 H. Res. 986 7 A resolution recognizing the courage and sacrifice of those members of the United States Armed Forces who were held as prisoners of war during the Vietnam conflict and calling for a full accounting of the 1,729 members of the Armed Forces who remain unaccounted for from the Vietnam conflict; to the Committee on Armed Services. Debated, 9949 H. Res. 7 Text, 9949 H. Res. 7 H. Res. 1008 1008 A resolution condemning the persecution of Baha'is in Iran; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. Cosponsors added, 10105 H. Res. 1008 H. Res. 1010 1010 A resolution recognizing the importance of manufactured housing in the United States; to the Committee on Financial Services. Cosponsors added. 10105 H. Res. 1010 H. Res. 1012 1012 A resolution honoring the historical significance of and reaffirming continued congressional support for commercial navigation on the Missouri River; to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Cosponsors added, 10105 H. Res. 1012 H. Res. 1017 1017 A resolution enprooBing oup port for designation of the week before Thanksgiving as "Global Entrepreneur-ship Week'' to inspire young people everywhere to embrace innovation, imagination, and creativity and to train the next generation of entrepreneurial leaders; to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. Cosponsors added, 10105 H. Res. 1017 H. Res. 1042 1042 A resolution supporting the We Don't Serve Teens campaign; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Cosponsors added, 10105 H. Res. 1042 H. Res. 1054 1054 A resolution honoring the service and achievements of women in the Armed Forces and female veterans; to the Committees on Armed Services; Veterans' Affairs. Rules suspended. Agreed to in the House amended, 9952 H. Res. 1054 Text, 9952 H. Res. 1054 H. Res. 1078 1078 A resolution expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that a Global Marshall Plan holds the potential to demonstrate the commitment of the United States to peace and prosperity; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. Cosponsors added, 10105 H. Res. 1078 H. Res. 1106 1106 A resolution expressing support for designation of April 2008 as "National Autism Awareness Month" and supporting efforts to devote new resources to research into the causes and treatment of autism and to improve training and support for individuals with autism and those who care for individuals with autism; to the Committees on Energy and Commerce; Education and Labor. Cosponsors added, 10105 H. Res. 1106 H. Res. 1124 1124 A resolution expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that there should he established a National Brain Tumor Awareness Month, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Cosponsors added, 10105 H. Res. 1124 H. Res. 1139 1139 A resolution recognizing the 100th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and congratulating the men and women who provide exceptional service to our military and keep our Pacific Fleet "fit to fight"; to the Committee on Armed Services. Cosponsors added, 10105 H. Res. 1139 H. Res. 1143 1143 A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of the Apple Crunch and the Nation's domestic apple industry; to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. Cosponsors added, 10105 H. Res. 1143 H. Res. 1144 1144 A resolution expressing support for designation of a "Frank Sinatra Day" on May 13, 2008 in honor of the dedication of the Frank Sinatra commemorative st to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. Rules suspended. Agreed to in the House amended, 9965 H. Res. 1144 H. Res. 1160 1160 A resolution authorizing Members of the House of Representatives to use funds provided for official and representational duties to sponsor and conduct academic and community service competitions among elementary and secondary school students in their congressional districts and to permit the use of the facilities of their offices in support of the activities of charitable organizations; to the Committee on House Administration. Cosponsors added, 10105 H. Res. 1160 H. Res. 1164 1164 A resolution expressing support for designation of May 2008 as "National Workforce Development Professionals Month"; to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. Cosponsors added, 10105 H. Res. 1164 H. Res. 1182 1182 A resolution expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that American flags flown on Federal Government buildings and on Federal property be made in the United States; to the Committee on the Judiciary. Cosponsors added, 10105 H. Res. 1182 H. Res. 1185 1185 A resolution expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress should recognize the important contributions of Americans who serve as foster parents and, in doing so, unselfishly open their homes and family lives to children in need; to the Committee on Ways and Means. Rules suspended. Agreed to in the House, 9945 H. Res. 1185 Text, 9945 H. Res. 1185 H. Res. 1191 1191 A resolution expressing support for designation of May as "National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month"; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Cosponsors added, 10105 H. Res. 1191 H. Res. 1194 1194 A resolution reaffirming the support of the House of Representatives for the legitimate, democratically-elect-ed Government of Lebanon under Prime Minister Fouad Siniora; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. Debated, 9990 H. Res. 1194 Text, 9990 H. Res. 1194 H. Res. 1195 1195 A resolution expressing condolences and sympathy to the people of the People's Republic of China for the grave loss of life and vast destruction caused by the earthquake of May 12 , 2008 in Sichuan Province; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. Cosponsors added, 10105 H. Res. 1195 Rules suspended. Agreed to in the House amended, 9985 H. Res. 1195 Text, 9985 H. Res. 1195 H. Res. 1202 1202 A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of a National Guard Youth Challenge Day; to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. Cosponsors added, 10105 H. Res. 1202 H. Res. 1208 1208 A resolution expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that youth who age out of foster care should be given special care and attention; to the Committee on Ways and Means. Cosponsors added, 10105 H. Res. 1208 Rules suspended. Agreed to in the House, 9947 H. Res. 1208 Text, 9947 H. Res. 1208 H. Res. 1210 1210 A resolution supporting the designation of Destination ImagiNationWeek; to the Committee on Education and Labor. By Mr. ROSS, 10104 H. Res. 1210 H. Res. 1211 1211 A resolution expressing the sense of the House that the Guidelines on General Crimes, Racketeering Enterprise and Terrorism Enterprise Investigation as modified on May 30, 2002 ("Ashcroft Guidelines") should be rescinded and replaced by the former Guidelines ('Levi guidelines') to protect Americans from domestic Federal Bureau of Investigation spying in the absence of suspected criminal activity; to the Committee on the Judiciary. By Mr. SCOTT of Virginia, 10104 H. Res. 1211 H. Res. 1212 1212 A resolution providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 6049) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide incentives for energy production and conservation, to extend certain expiring provisions, to provide individual income tax relief, and for other purposes. By Mr. ARCURI, 10103 H. Res. 1212 Reported (H. Rept. 110-660), 10103 H. Res. 1212 H. Rept. 110-660 H. Res. 1213 1213 A resolution providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 5658) to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2009 for military activities of the Department of Defense, to prescribe -military personnel strengths for fiscal year 2009, and for other purposes. By Mr. HASTINGS of Florida, 10103 H. Res. 1213 Reported (H. Rept. 110-661), 10103 H. Res. 1213 H. Rept. 110-661 H. Res. 1214 1214 A resolution providing for consideration of the conference report to accompany the concurrent resolution (S. Con. Res. 70) setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2009 and including the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2008 and 2010 through 2013. By Mr. McGOVERN, 10103 H. Res. 1214 Reported (H. Rept. 110-662), 10103 H. Res. 1214 H. Rept. 110-662 H. Res. 1215 1215 A resolution honoring the Armed Forces from the Inland Empire in California and their families for their extraordinary sacrifices serving the United States in Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom; to the Committee on Armed Services. By Mr. BACA, 10104 H. Res. 1215 H. Res. 1216 1216 A resolution supporting the efforts to reduce unnecessary radiation exposure through computed tomography scans for children, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. By Mrs. MYRICK (for herself, Mrs, CApps, Mr. Israel, and Ms. Pryce of Ohio), 10104 H. Res. 1216 H.R. 63 63 A bill to provide that the approved application under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act for the drug commonly known as RU-486 is deemed to have been withdrawn, to provide for the review by the Comptroller General of the United States of the process by which the Food and Drug Administration approved such drug, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Cosponsors added, 10104 H.R. 63 H.R. 82 82 A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Acl lu repeal tlie Government pension offset and windfall elimination provisions; to the Committee on Ways and Means. Cosponsors added, 10104 H.R. 82 H.R. 111 111 A bill to amend the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 and the Revised Statutes of the United States to prohibit financial holding companies and national banks from engaging, directly or indirectly, in real estate brokerage or real estate management activities, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Financial Services. Cosponsors added, 10104 H.R. 111 H.R. 154 154 A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act to phase out the 24-month waiting period for disabled individuals to become eligible for Medicare benefits, to eliminate the waiting period for individuals with life-threatening conditions, and for other purposes; to the Committees on Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce; Transportation and Infrastructure. Cosponsors added, 10104 H.R. 154 H.R. 160 160 A bill to amend the American Battlefield Protection Act of 1996 to establish a battlefield acquisition grant program for the acquisition and protection of nationally significant battlefields and associated sites of the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Natural Resources. Cosponsors added, 10104 H.R. 160 H.R. 398 398 A bill to require Federal agencies to support health impact assessments and take other actions to improve health and the environmental quality of communities, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Cosponsors added, 10104 H.R. 398 H.R. 493 493 A bill to prohibit, discrimination on the basis of genetic information with respect to health insurance and employment; to the Committees on Education and Labor; Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means. Presented to the President (May 19, 2008), 10101 H.R. 493 H.R. 549 549 A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase, extend, and make permanent the above-the-line deduction for certain expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers; to the Committee on Ways and Means. Cosponsors added, 10104 H.R. 549 H.R. 642 642 A bill to establish a demonstration incentive program within the Department of Education to promote installation of fire sprinkler systems, or other fire suppression or prevention technologies, in qualified student housing and dormitories, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Education and Labor. Cosponsors added, 10104 H.R. 642 H.R. 643 643 A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for collegiate housing and infrastructure grants; to the Committee on Ways and Means. Cosponsors added, 10104 H.R. 643 H.R. 699 699 A bill to amend title 28, United States Code, with respect to the jurisdiction of Federal courts over certain cases and controversies involving the Pledge of Allegiance; to the Committee on the Judiciary. Cosponsors added, 10104 H.R. 699 H.R 5714 5714 A bill to require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in recognition and celebration of the establishment of the United States Army in 1775, to honor the American soldier of both today and yesterday, in wartime and in peace, and to commemorate the traditions, history, and heritage of the United States Army and its role in American society, from the Colonial period to today; to the Committee on Financial Services. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5714 H.R. 749 749 A bill to amend the Social Security Act to improve choices available to Medicare eligible seniors by permitting them to elect (instead of regular Medicare benefits) to receive a voucher for a health savings account, for premiums for a high deductible health insurance plan, or both and by suspending Medicare late enrollment penalties between ages 65 and 70; to the Committees on Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce. Cosponsors added, 10104 H.R. 749 H.R. 760 760 A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to deem certain service in the organized military forces of the Government of the Commonwealth of the Philippines and the Philippine Scouts to have been active service for purposes of benefits under programs administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Cosponsors added, 10104 H.R. 760 H.R. 808 808 A bill to establish a Department of Peace and Nonviolence; to the Committees on Oversight and Government Reform; Foreign Affairs; the Judiciary; Education and Labor. Cosponsors added, 10104 H.R. 808 H.R. 882 882 A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve access to emergency medical services and the quality of care furnished in emergency departments of hospitals and critical access hospitals by establishing a bipartisan commission to examine factors that affect the effective delivery of such services, by providing for additional payments for certain physician services furnished in such emergency departments, and by requiring reports on certain emergency department information as a condition of participation in the Medicare Program, and for other purposes; to the Committees on Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means. Cosponsors added, 10104 H.R. 882 H.R. 1016 1016 A bill to amend the Omnibus Parks and Public Lands Management Act of 1996 to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to enter into cooperative agreements with any of the management partners of the Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Natural Resources. Cosponsors added, 10104 H.R. 1016 H.R. 1032 1032 A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize grants for treatment and support services for Alzheimer's patients and their families; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Cosponsors added. 10104 H.R. 1032 H.R. 1043 1043 A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the rehabilitation credit and the low-income housing credit; to the Committee on Ways and Means. Cosponsors added, 10104 H.R. 1043 H.R. 1072 1072 A bill to improve the health of women through the establishment of Offices of Women's Health within the Department of Health and Human Services; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Cosponsors added, 10104 H.R. 1072 H.R. 1108 1108 A bill to protect the public health by providing the Food and Drug Administration with certain authority to regulate tobacco products; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Cosponsors added, 10104 H.R. 1108 H.R. 1110 1110 A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow Federal civilian and military retirees to pay health insurance premiums on a pretax basis and to allow a deduction for TRICARE supplemental premiums; to the Committees on Ways and Means; Oversight and Government Reform; Armed Services. Cosponsors added, 10104 H.R. 1110 H.R. 1113 1113 A bill to expand the research, prevention, and awareness activities of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention with respect to inflammatory bowel disease, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Cosponsors added, 10104 H.R. 1113 H.R. 1185 1185 A bill to establish commissions to review the facts and circumstances surrounding injustices suffered by European Americans, European Latin Americans, and Jewish refugees during World War II; to the Committee on the Judiciary. Cosponsors added, 10104 H.R. 1185 H.R. 1306 1306 A bill to modify the prohibition on recognition by United States courts of certain rights relating to certain marks, trade names, or commercial names; to the Committee on the Judiciary. Cosponsors added, 10104 H.R. 1306 H.R. 1328 1328 A bill to amend the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to revise and extend that Act; to the Committees on Natural Resources; Energy and Commerce. Cosponsors added, 10104 H.R. 1328 H.R. 1448 1448 A bill to amend title 38. United States Code, to establish a Hospital Quality Report Card Initiative to report on health care quality in Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals; to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Cosponsors added, 10104 H.R. 1448 H.R. 1464 1464 A bill to assist in the conservation of rare felids and rare canids by supporting and providing financial resources for the conservation programs of nations within the range of rare felid and rare canid populations and projects of persons with demonstrated expertise in the conservation of rare felid and rare canid populations; to the Committee on Natural Resources. Rules suspended, PAssed House amended, 10060 H.R. 1464 H.R. 1465 1465 A bill to provide additional discretion to the Secretary of Homeland Security in designating countries eligible to participate in the visa waiver program under section 217 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, and for other purposes; to the Committee on the Judiciary. Cosponsors added, 10104 H.R. 1465 H.R. 1475 1475 A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase and equalize the exclusion from gross income for parking and transportation fringe benefits and to provide for a common cost-of-living adjustment, and for other purposes; to the Committees on Ways and Means; Oversight and Government Reform. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 1475 H.R. 1532 1532 A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to making progress toward the goal of eliminating tuberculosis, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 1532 H.R. 1553 1553 A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to advance medical research and treatments into pediatric cancers, ensure patients and families have access to the current treatments and information regarding pediatric cancers, establish a population-based national childhood cancer database, and promote public awareness of pediatric cancers; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 1553 H.R. 1707 1707 A bill to suspend the authority for the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (the successor institution to the United States Army School of the Americas) in the Department of Defense, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Armed Services. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 1707 H.R. 1767 1767 A bill to amend the Consumer Credit Protection Act to assure meaningful disclosures of the terms of rental-pur-chase agreements, including disclosures of all costs to consumers under such agreements, to provide certain substantive rights to consumers under such agreements, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Financial Services. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 1767 H.R. 1781 1781 A bill to provide disadvantaged children with access to primary dental care services; to the Committees on Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 1781 H.R. 1820 1820 A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the exclusion from gross income for employer-provided health coverage for employees' spouses and dependent children to coverage provided to other eligible designated beneficiaries of employees; to the Committee on Ways and Means. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 1820 H.R. 1884 1884 A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the participation of optometrists in the National Health Service Corps. scholarship and loan repayment programs, and for other purposes: to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Cosponsors added. 10105 H.R. 1884 H.R. 1921 1921 A bill to affirm the religious freedom of taxpayers who are conscientiously opposed to participation in war, to provide that the income, estate, or gift tax payments of such taxpayers be used for nonmilitary purposes, to create the Religious Freedom Peace Tax Fund to receive such tax payments, to improve revenue collection, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Ways and Means. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 1921 H.R. 1927 1927 A bill to repeal the requirement for reduction of survivor annuities under the Survivor Benefit Plan by veterans dependency and indemnity compensation, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Armed Services. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 1927 H.R. 2032 2032 A bill to require the establishment of a Consumer Price Index for Elderly Consumers to compute cost-of-living increases for Social Security and Medicare benefits under titles II and XVIII of the Social Security Act; to the Committees on Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce; Education and Labor. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 2032 H.R. 2049 2049 A bill to amend the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to expand coverage under the Act, to increase protections for whistleblowers, to increase penalties for certain violators, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Education and Labor. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 2049 H.R. 2114 2114 A bill to provide a United States voluntary contribution to the United Nations Population Fund only for the prevention, treatment, and repair of obstetric fistula; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. Cosponsors added. 10105 H.R. 2114 H.R. 2183 2183 A bill to prevent legislative and regulatory functions from being usurped by civil liability actions brought or continued against food manufacturers, marketers, distributors, advertisers, sellers, and trade associations for claims of injury relating to a person's weight gain, obesity, or any health condition associated with weight gain or obesity; to the Committee on the Judiciary. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 2183 H.R. 2205 2205 A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to encourage guaranteed lifetime income payments from annuities and similar payments of life insurance proceeds at dates later than death by excluding from income a portion of such payments; to the Committee on Ways and Means. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 2205 H.R. 2210 2210 A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to prevent and cure diabetes and to promote and improve the care of individuals with diabetes for the reduction of health disparities within racial and ethnic minority groups, including the African-American, Hispanic American, Asian American and Pacific Islander, and American Indian and Alaskan Native communities; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 2210 H.R. 2236 2236 A bill to amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to protect breastfeeding by new mothers; to provide for a performance standard for breast pumps; and to provide tax incentives to encourage breastfeeding; to the Committees on Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce; Education and Labor. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 2236 H.R. 2244 2244 A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide Medicare beneficiaries with access to geriatric assessments and chronic care coordination services, and for other purposes; to the Committees on Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 2244 H.R. 2266 2266 A bill to provide assistance to improve the health of newborns, children, and mothers in developing countries, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 2266 H.R. 2320 2320 A bill to restore the jurisdiction of the Consumer Product Safety Commission over amusement park rides which are at a fixed site, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 2320 H.R. 2419 2419 A bill to provide for the continuation of agricultural programs through fiscal year 2012. and for other purposes; to the Committees on Agriculture; Foreign Affairs. Examined and signed in the House, 10101 H.R. 2419 Message from the House. 9774 H.R. 2419 H.R. 2517 2517 A bill to amend the Missing Children's Assistance Act to authorize appropriations, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Education and Labor. Committee discharged, PAssed Senate, 9919 H.R. 2517 H.R. 2552 2552 A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish, promote, and support a comprehensive prevention, research, and medical management referral program for hepatitis C virus infection; to the Cnmmlttfw on Energy and Commerce. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 2552 H.R. 2610 2610 A bill to amend subchapter IV of chapter 53 of title 31, United States Code, and section 1084 of title 18 of such Code to clarify the applicability of such provisions to games of skill, and establish certain requirements with respect to such games, and for other purposes; to the Committees on Financial Services; the Judiciary; Energy and Commerce. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 2610 H.R. 2642 2642 A bill making appropriations for military construction, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008 and for other purposes. Amendments, 9864 9872 9873 9874 9875 H.R. 2642 Debated, 9734 H.R. 2642 Text, 9734 H.R. 2642 H.R. 2649 2649 A bill to make amendments to the Reclamation Projects Authorization and Adjustment Act of 1992; to the Committee on Natural Resources. Rules suspended, PAssed House amended, 10061 H.R. 2649 H.R. 2694 2694 A bill to protect the rights of consumers to diagnose, service, maintain, and repair their motor vehicles, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 2694 H.R. 2744 2744 A bill to amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 to clarify the eligibility requirements with respect to airline flight crews; to the Committees on Education and Labor; Oversight and Government Reform; House Administration. Rules suspended, PAssed House amended, 10062 H.R. 2744 H.R. 2790 2790 A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to establish the position of Director of Physician Assistant Services within the office of the Under Secretary of Veterans Affairs for Health; to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Rules suspended, PAssed House amended, 9959 H.R. 2790 Text, 9959 H.R. 2790 H.R. 2812 2812 A bill to permit the issuance of tax-exempt bonds for air and water pollution control facilities; to the Committee on Ways and Means. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 2812 H.R. 2864 2864 A bill to amend the provisions of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 regarding school library media specialists, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Education and Labor. Cosponsors added. 10105 H.R. 2864 H.R. 2885 2885 A bill to amend the Credit Repair Organizations Act to clarify the applicability of certain provisions to credit monitoring services, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Financial Services. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 2885 H.R. 2933 2933 A bill to amend the American Battlefield Protection Act of 1996 to extend the authorization for that Act, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Natural Resources. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 2933 H.R. 2965 2965 A bill to increase the United States financial and programmatic contributions to promote economic opportunities for women in developing countries; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 2965 H.R. 3008 3008 A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve services for veterans residing in rural areas; to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 3008 H.R. 3014 3014 A bill to improve the health of minority individuals, and for other purposes; to the Committees on Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means; Education and Labor; Natural Resources; the Judiciary. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 3014 H.R. 3063 3063 A bill to revise the boundary of Martin Van Buren National Historic Site, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Natural Resources. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 3063 H.R. 3089 3089 A bill to secure unrestricted reliable energy for American consumption and transmission; to the Committees on Natural Resources; Ways and Means; En-ergy and Commerce. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 3089 H.R. 3144 3144 A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to provide penalties for sex offenders who access social networks on the Internet, and for other purposes; to the Committee on the Judiciary. Cosponsors added. 10105 H.R. 3144 H.R. 3175 3175 A bill to protect girls in developing countries through the prevention of child marriage, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 3175 H.R. 3187 3187 A bill to amend title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to understand and comprehensively address the inmate oral health problems associated with methamphet-amine use, and for other purposes; to the Committee on the Judiciary. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 3187 H.R. 3329 3329 A bill to provide housing assistance for very low-income veterans; to the Committee on Financial Services. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 3329 H.R. 3452 3452 A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit with respect to clean renewable water supply bonds; to the Committee on Ways and Means. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 3452 H.R. 3457 3457 A bill to require the Secretary of the Treasury to enter into an agreement with the Free File Alliance to provide for electronic filing of individual Federal income tax returns free of charge; to the Committee on Ways and Means. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 3457 H.R. 3522 3522 A bill to ratify a conveyance of a portion of the Jicarilla Apache Reservation to Rio Arriba County, State of New Mexico, pursuant to the settlement of litigation between the Jicarilla Apache Nation and Rio Arriba County, State of New Mexico, to authorize issuance of a patent for said lands, and to change the exterior boundary of the Jicarilla Apache Reservation accordingly, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Natural Resources. Presented to the President (May 19, 2008), 10101 H.R. 3522 H.R. 3543 3543 A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to extend and improve protections and services to individuals directly impacted by the terrorist attack in New York City on September 11, 2001 and for other purposes; to the Committees on Energy and Commerce; the Judiciary. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 3543 H.R. 3681 3681 A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to advertise in the national media to promote awareness of benefits under laws administered by the Secretary; to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Rules suspended, PAssed House amended., 9960 H.R. 3681 Text. 9960 H.R. 3681 H.R. 3700 3700 A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to ensure that individuals eligible for medical assistance under the Medicaid Program continue to have access to prescription drugs, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 3700 H.R. 3750 3750 A bill to provide for the expansion of Federal programs to prevent and manage vision loss, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 3750 H.R. 3819 3819 A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to reimburse veterans receiving emergency treatment in non-Department of Veterans Affairs facilities for such treatment until such veterans are transferred to Department facilities, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Debated, 9966 H.R. 3819 Text, 9966 H.R. 3819 H.R. 3846 3846 A bill to provide for evidence-based and promising practices related to juvenile delinquency and criminal street gang activity prevention and intervention to help build individual, family, and community strength and resiliency to ensure that youth lead productive, safe, healthy, gang-free, and law-abiding lives; to the Committees on Education and Labor; the Judiciary. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 3846 H.R. 3852 3852 A bill to amend title 46, United States Code, to extend the exemption from the fire-retardant materials construction requirement for vessels operating within the Boundary Line; to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 3852 H.R. 3889 3889 A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to conduct a longitudinal study of the vocational rehabilitation programs administered by the Secretary; to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Rules suspended, PAssed House amended, 9967 H.R. 3889 Text, 9967 H.R. 3889 H.R. 4008 4008 A bill to amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to make technical corrections to the definition of willful noncompliance with respect to violations involving the printing of an expiration date on certain credit and debit card receipts before the date of the enactment of this Act; to the Committees on Financial Services; the Judiciary. Message from the Senate, 10067 H.R. 4008 Passed Senate, 9729 H.R. 4008 H.R. 4014 4014 A bill to prohibit discrimination in insurance coverage to victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking; to the Committees on Financial Services; Energy and Commerce. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 4014 H.R. 4015 4015 A bill to provide job protection for victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking; to the Committees on Education and Labor; Oversight and Government Reform; the Judiciary; House Administration. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 4015 H.R. 4016 4016 A bill to provide unemployment insurance to those who are separated from their employment as a result of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking; to the Committee on Ways and Means. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 4016 H.R. 4089 4089 A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the collective bargaining rights and procedures for review of adverse actions of certain employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 4089 H.R. 4141 4141 A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide a plot allowance for spouses and children of certain veterans who are buried in State cemeteries; to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 4141 H.R. 4199 4199 A bill to amend the Dayton Aviation Heritage Preservation Act of 1992 to add sites to the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Natural Resources. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 4199 H.R. 4204 4204 A bill to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to conduct a study on suicides among veterans; to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 4204 H.R. 4236 4236 A bill to provide for the protection and the integrity of the United States mail; to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 4236 H.R. 4318 4318 A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the penalty on the understatement of taxpayer's liability by tax return preparers; to the Committee on Ways and Means. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 4318 H.R. 4452 4452 A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to restore State authority to waive the 35-mile rule for designating critical access hospitals under the Medicare Program; to the Committee on Ways and Means. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 4452 H.R. 4651 4651 A bill to amend the Federal Employees' Compensation Act to cover services provided to injured Federal workers by physician assistants and nurse practitioners, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Education and Labor. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 4651 H.R. 4736 4736 A bill to amend part B of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal limiting charges under the Medicare Program for non-participating physicians and to preempt State laws that prohibit balance billing; to the Committees on Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 4736 H.R. 4789 4789 A bill to provide parity in radio performance rights under title 17, United States Code, and for other purposes; to the Committee on the Judiciary. Removal of cosponsors, 9966 H.R. 4789 H.R. 4849 4849 A bill to prohibit discrimination in Federal assisted health care services and research programs on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability status; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 4849 H.R. 4884 4884 A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to make certain improvements in the home loan guaranty programs administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 4884 H.R. 4900 4900 A bill to reform the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, modernize firearms laws and regulations, protect the community from criminals, and for other purposes; to the Committees on the Judiciary; Ways and Means. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 4900 H.R. 5223 5223 A bill to provide for the enhancement of the suicide prevention programs of the Department of Defense, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Armed Services. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5223 H.R. 5244 5244 A bill to amend the Truth in Lending Act to establish fair and transparent practices relating to the extension of credit under an open end consumer credit plan, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Financial Services. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5244 H.R. 5265 5265 A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for research with respect to various forms of muscular dystrophy, including Becker, congenital, distal, Duchenne, Emery-Dreifuss facioscapulohumeral, limb-girdle, myotonic, and oculopharyngeal, muscular dystrophies; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5265 H.R. 5268 5268 A bill to provide for a temporary increase of the Federal medical assistance percentage under the Medicaid Program, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5268 H.R. 5519 5519 A bill to advance credit union efforts to promote economic growth, modify credit union regulatory standards and reduce burdens, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Financial Services. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5519 H.R. 5536 5536 A bill to require the Secretary of Commerce to prescribe regulations to reduce the incidence of vessels colliding with North Atlantic right whales by limiting the speed of vessels, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5536 H.R. 5541 5541 A bill to provide a supplemental funding source for catastrophic emergency wildland fire suppression activities on Department of the Interior and National Forest System lands, to require the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to develop a cohesive wildland fire management strategy, and for other purposes; to the Committees on Natural Resources; Agriculture; the Budget. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5541 H.R. 5544 5544 A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize a demonstration project for integrated health systems to expand access to primary and preventive care for the medically underserved, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5544 H.R. 5547 5547 A bill to amend the Federal Power Act to ensure that the mission and functions of Regional Transmission Organizations and Independent System Operators include keeping energy costs as low as reasonably possible for consumers, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5547 H.R. 5554 5554 A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to expand and improve health care services available to veterans from the Department of Veterans Affairs for substance use disorders, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Rules suspended, PAssed House amended, 9968 H.R. 5554 Text, 9968 H.R. 5554 H.R. 5559 5559 A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow individuals a deduction for qualified long-term care insurance premiums, use of such insurance under cafeteria plans and flexible spending arrangements, and a credit for individuals with long-term care needs; to the Committee on Ways and Means. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5559 H.R. 5573 5573 A bill to amend title 5, United States Code, to provide for a lump-sum payment for certain Federal employees who retire with a substantial amount of unused sick leave for which they would not otherwise receive any compensation or benefit, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5573 H.R. 5595 5595 A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide dental care to veterans with service-connected disabilities, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5595 H.R. 5603 5603 A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to enhance the national defense through empowerment of the National Guard, enhancement of the functions of the National Guard Bureau, and improvement of Federal-State military coordination in domestic emergency response, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Armed Services. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5603 H.R. 5629 5629 A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to establish a pathway for the licensure of biosimilar biological products, and for other purposes; to the Committees on Energy and Commerce; the Judiciary. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5629 H.R. 5638 5638 A bill to amend title 35, United States Code, to create an exception from infringement for certain component parts used to repair another article of manofacture; to the Committee on the Judiciary. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5638 H.R. 5658 5658 A bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2009 for military activities of the Department of Defense, to prescribe military personnel strengths for fiscal year 2009, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Armed Services. Providing for consideration (H. Res. 1213), 10103 H.R. 5658 Reported from the Committee on Armed Services (H. Rept. 110-652, part 2), 10103 H.R. 5658 H. Rept. 110-652 H.R. 5664 5664 A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to update at least once every six years the plans and specifications for specially adapted housing furnished to veterans by the Secretary; to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Rules suspended, PAssed House amended, 9972 H.R. 5664 Text, 9972 H.R. 5664 H.R. 5699 5699 A bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to protect uncompensated Internet activity by individuals from treatment as a contribution or expenditure under the Act, and for other purposes; to the Committee on House Administration. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5699 H.R. 5700 5700 A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a $1,000 refundable credit for individuals who are bona fide volunteer members of volunteer fire-fighting and emergency medical service organizations; to the Committee on Ways and Means. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5700 H.R. 5729 5729 A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide comprehensive health care to children of Vietnam veterans born with Spina Bifida, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Rules suspended, PAssed House amended, 9973 H.R. 5729 Text, 9973 H.R. 5729 H.R. 5737 5737 A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a deduction for travel expenses to medical centers of the Department of Veterans Affairs in connection with examinations or treatments relating to service-connected disabilities; to the Committee on Ways and Means. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5737 H.R. 5748 5748 A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to permit States to exclude earned Income in determining eligibility for medical assistance for individuals with extremely high prescription drug costs; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5748 H.R. 5772 5772 A bill to amend section 811 of the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act to improve the program under such section for supportive housing for persons with disabilities; to the Committee on Financial Services. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5772 H.R. 5775 5775 A bill to amend the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act to provide for specified civil penalties for violations of that Act, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Education and Labor. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5775 H.R. 5785 5785 A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a credit for providing volunteer service to military families through the America Supports You program of the Department of Defense; to the Committee on Ways and Means. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5785 H.R. 5788 5788 A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to establish prohibitions against voice communications using a mobile communications device on commercial airline flights, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5788 H.R. 5793 5793 A bill to restrict any State or local jurisdiction from imposing a new discriminatory tax on cell phone services, providers, or property; to the Committee on the Judiciary. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5793 H.R. 5798 5798 A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit for care packages provided for soldiers in combat zones; to the Committee on Ways and Means. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5798 H.R. 5802 5802 A bill to amend the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 to repeal the denial of food stamp eligibility of ex-offenders; to the Committee on Agriculture. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5802 H.R. 5804 5804 A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the rules relating to the treatment of individuals as independent contractors or employees, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Ways and Means. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5804 H.R. 5814 5814 A bill to create a Federal cause of action to determine whether defamation exists under United States law in cases in which defamation actions have been brought in foreign courts against United States persons on the basis of publications or speech in the United States; to the Committee on the Judiciary. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5814 H.R. 5826 5826 A bill to increase, effective as of December 1, 2008 the rates of disability compensation for veterans with service-connected disabilities and the rates of dependency and indemnity compensation for survivors of certain service-connected disabled veterans, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Debated, 9974 H.R. 5826 Text, 9974 H.R. 5826 H.R. 5831 5831 A bill to amend the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 to provide injured members of the Armed Forces information concerning benefits; to the Committee on Armed Services. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5831 H.R. 5842 5842 A bill to provide for the medical use of marijuana in accordance with the laws of the various States; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5842 H.R. 5843 5843 A bill to eliminate most Federal penalties for possession of marijuana for personal use, and for other purposes; to the Committees on the Judiciary; Energy and Commerce. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5843 H.R. 5852 5852 A bill to prohibit the conducting of invasive research on great apes, and for other purposes; to the Committees on Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means; Foreign Affairs. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5852 H.R. 5856 5856 A bill to authorize major medical facility projects and major medical facility leases for the Department of Veterans Affairs for fiscal year 2009, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Debated, 9975 H.R. 5856 Text, 9975 H.R. 5856 H.R. 5857 5857 A bill to establish licensing and registration requirements for residential mortgage originators, improve mortgage disclosures, create an Office of Housing Counseling, to provide incentives to facilitate loan modifications, reform the regulation of the Government Sponsored Enterprises, modernize the Federal Housing Administration, improve home ownership for veterans, reform appraisal activities, and combat mortgage fraud, and for other purposes; to the Committees on Financial Services; Armed Services; Veterans' Affairs; the Judiciary. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5857 H.R. 5874 5874 A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the establishment of a permanent Multiple Sclerosis National Surveillance System; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5874 H.R. 5881 5881 A bill to direct the President to enter into an arrangement with the National Academy of Sciences to evaluate certain Federal rules and regulations for potentially harmful impacts on public health, air quality, water quality, plant and animal wildlife, global climate, or the environment; and to direct Federal departments and agencies to create plans to reverse those impacts that are determined to be harmful by the National Academy of Sciences; to the Committees on Science and Technology; Transportation and Infrastructure; Natural Resources; Agriculture; Energy and Commerce. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5881 H.R. 5892 5892 A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to modernize the disability benefits claims processing system of the Department of Veterans Affairs to ensure the accurate and timely delivery of compensation to veterans and their families and survivors, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Cosponsors added. 10105 H.R. 5892 H.R. 5898 5898 A bill to authorize a grant program to help establish and improve State-administered notification systems to help locate missing individuals with Alzheimer's disease and other dementia-related illnesses, and for other purposes; to the Committee on the Judiciary. Cosponsors added. 10105 H.R. 5898 H.R. 5901 5901 A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to eliminate contributing factors to disparities in breast cancer treatment through the development of a uniform set of consensus-based breast cancer treatment performance measures for a 6-year quality reporting system and value-based purchasing system under the Medicare Progxam; to the Committees on Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5901 H.R. 5902 5902 A bill to enhance environmental justice education in middle and high schools that serve disadvantaged students; to the Committee on Education and Labor. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5902 H.R. 5904 5904 A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to establish new procedures and requirements to improve the safety of food, whether produced and distributed domestically or imported into the United States, by providing for improved information technology to identify high-risk imports and for enhanced capacity in the United States and in foreign governments to identify and address food safety issues on a scientific basis, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5904 H.R. 5906 5906 A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow the expensing of certain real property; to the Committee on Ways and Means. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5906 H.R. 5914 5914 A bill to clarify the authority of the Federal Financing Bank to purchase loans guaranteed under part B of title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Financial Services. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5914 H.R. 5919 5919 A bill to make technical corrections regarding the Newborn Screening Saves Lives Act of 2007; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Presented to the President (May 19, 2008), 10101 H.R. 5919 H.R. 5925 5925 A bill to establish a fund to support international efforts for political reconciliation in Iraq, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5925 H.R. 5935 5935 A bill to require certain Federal agencies to use iron and steel produced in the United States in carrying out projects for the construction, alteration, or repair of a public building or public work, and for other purposes; to the Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure; Homeland Security; Armed Services. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5935 H.R. 5941 5941 A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to authorize taxpayers to designate a portion of their income tax payments to a National Military Family Relief Fund to be used by the Secretary of Defense to assist the families of members of the Armed Forces who are serving in, or have served in, Iraq or Afghanistan; to the Committees on Ways and Means; Armed Services. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5941 H.R. 5944 5944 A bill to amend titles 10 and 38, United States Code, to improve educational assistance for members of the Armed Forces and veterans in order to enhance recruitment and retention for the Armed Forces, and for other purposes; to the Committees on Armed Services; Veterans' Affairs. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5944 H.R. 5950 5950 A bill to require the Secretary of Homeland Security to establish procedures for the timely and effective delivery of medical and mental health care to all immigration detainees in custody, and for other purposes; to the Committee on the Judiciary. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5950 H.R. 5954 5954 A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide veterans for presumptions of service connection for purposes of benefits under laws administered by Secretary of Veterans Affairs for diseases associated with service in the Armed Forces and exposure to biological, chemical, or other toxic agents as part of Project 112, and for other purposes; to the Committees on Veterans' Affairs; Armed Services. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5954 H.R. 5960 5960 A bill to amend the Trade Act of 1974 to provide for a limitation on presidential discretion with respect to actions to address market disruption; to the Committees on Ways and Means; Rules. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5960 H.R. 5971 5971 A bill to require that ballots used in Federal elections be generally printed only in English and to amend the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to modify the requirement that certain jurisdictions provide ballots and other voting materials in languages other than English, and for other purposes; to the Committees on House Administration; the Judiciary. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5971 H.R. 5977 5977 A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to require a mutor carrier, broker, or freight forwarder that collects a fuel surcharge to disclose and pay the fuel surcharge to the person responsible for bearing the cost of the fuel, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5977 H.R. 5979 5979 A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the national collection of data on stillbirths in a standardized manner, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5979 H.R. 5989 5989 A bill to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to implement a National Neurotechnology Initiative, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5989 H.R. 5995 5995 A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to suspend the highway fuels taxes, to provide for a Joint Committee on Earmark Reform, and to prohibit earmarking for the remainder of the 110th Congress; to the Committees on Ways and Means; Rules; the Budget. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5995 H.R. 5998 5998 A bill to nullify any effectiveness of the August 17, 2007 State health official letter issued by the Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 5998 H.R. 6001 6001 A bill to rebalance the United States energy portfolio, to increase and utilize the Nation's domestic energy resources and supply, to strengthen energy security and independence, and for other purposes; to the Committees on Natural Resources; Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means; Armed Services; Science and Technology. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 6001 H.R. 6003 6003 A bill to reauthorize Amtrak, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 6003 H.R. 6022 6022 A bill to suspend the acquisition of petroleum for the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, and for other purposes; to the Committees on Energy and Commerce; Natural Resources. Approved [Public Law 110-232] (signed May 19, 2008), 10106 H.R. 6022 Presented to the President (May 19, 2008), 10101 H.R. 6022 H.R. 6034 6034 A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for relief to surviving spouses and children; to the Committee on the Judiciary. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 6034 H.R. 6048 6048 A bill to amend the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to provide for the protection of child custody arrangements for parents who are mem-bers of the Armed Forces deployed in support of a contingency operation; to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Cosponsors added. 10105 H.R. 6048 Rules suspended, PAssed House, 9978 H.R. 6048 Text, 9978 H.R. 6048 H.R. 6049 6049 A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide incentives for energy production and conservation, to extend certain expiring provisions, to provide individual income tax relief, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Ways and Means. Providing for consideration (H. Res. 1212), 10103 H.R. 6049 Reported with amendment (H. Rept. 110-658), 10103 H.R. 6049 H. Rept. 110-658 H.R. 6051 6051 A bill to amend Public Law 110-196 to provide for a temporary extension of programs authorized by the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 beyond May 16, 2008; to the Committees on Agriculture; Foreign Affairs. Presented to the President (May 15, 2008), 10101 H.R. 6051 H.R. 6053 6053 A bill to require the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System to focus on price stability in establishing monetary policy to ensure the stable, long-term purchasing power of the currency, to repeal the Full Employment and Balanced Growth Act of 1978, and for other purposes; to the Committees on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committees on Education and Labor; the Budget. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 6053 H.R. 6064 6064 A bill to encourage, enhance, and integrate Silver Alert plans throughout the United States; to the Committee on the Judiciary. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 6064 H.R. 6067 6067 A bill to amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to help reduce the oil prices to consumers, to reduce the cost of petroleum acquisition for the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, to better match the composition of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve to refinery requirements in the United States, to fund energy research and development, and for other purposes; to the Committees on Energy and Commerce; Science and Technology. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 6067 H.R. 6073 6073 A bill to provide that Federal employees receiving their pay by electronic funds transfer shall be given the option of receiving their pay stubs electronically; to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 6073 H.R. 6074 6074 A bill to amend the Sherman Act to make oil-producing and exporting cartels Illegal and for other purposes; to the Committee on the Judiciary. Cosponsors added, 10105 H.R. 6074 Rules suspended, PAssed House, 9964 H.R. 6074 H.R. 6081 6081 A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide benefits for military personnel, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Ways and Means. Debated, 9933 H.R. 6081 Rules suspended, PAssed House amended, 9963 H.R. 6081 Text, 9933 H.R. 6081 H.R. 6085 6085 A bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 42222 Rancho Las Palmas Drive in Rancho Mirage, California, as the "Gerald R. Ford Post Office Building"; to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. By Mrs. BONO MACK (for herself, Mr. Baca, Mr. Bilbray, Mr, CAlvert, Mr, CArdoza, Ms, CAstor, Mr. Costa, Mr. Doolittle, Mr. Dreier, Ms. Eshoo, Mr. Farr, Ms. Foxx, Mr. Gallegly, Ms. Harman, Mr. Hunter, Mr. Issa, Ms. Lee, Mr. Lewis of California, Ms. Zoe Lofgren of California, Mr. Daniel E. Lungren of California, Mr. Mack, Mr. McCarthy of California, Mr. McKeon, Mr. Gary G. Miller of California, Mrs. Napolitano, Mr. Peterson of Pennsylvania, Mr. Radanovich, Mr. Rohrabacher, Ms. Roybal-Allard, Ms. Loretta Sanchez of California, Mr. Schiff, Mr. Snyder, Ms. Solis, Ms. Speier, Mr. Stark, Mr. Thompson of California, Ms. Watson, and Ms. Woolsey), 10103 H.R. 6085 H.R. 6086 6086 A bill to make emergency supplemental appropriations for Katrina recovery for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2007 and for other purposes; to the Committees on Appropriations; the Budget. By Mr. ALEXANDER, 10103 H.R. 6086 H.R. 6087 6087 A bill to sunset the Federal recognition and acknowledgment process within the Bureau of Indian Affairs of the Department of the Interior, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Natural Resources. By Mr, CAMPBELL of California, 10103 H.R. 6087 H.R. 6088 6088 A bill to establish a domestic violence volunteer attorney network to represent domestic violence victims; to the Committee on the Judiciary. By Mr. CONYERS (for himself and Mr. Poe), 10103 H.R. 6088 H.R. 6089 6089 A bill to amend title IV of the Public Health Service Act to provide for the establishment of pediatric research consortia; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. By Ms. DeGETTE (for herself, Mr. King of New York, Mrs, CApps, Mr, CApuano, Mr. Emanuel, Mrs. Emerson, Mr. Gene Green of Texas, Mr. Jackson of Illinois, Mr. Kirk, Mr. Tim Murphy of Pennsylvania, Ms. Pryce of Ohio, and Mr. Van Hollen), 10103 H.R. 6089 H.R. 6090 6090 A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to eliminate the diversity immigrant program and to re-al-locate those visas to certain employment-based immigrants who obtain an advanced degree in the United States; to the Committee on the Judiciary. By Mr. ISSA (for himself, Mr. Smith of Texas, Mr. Sensenbrenner, Mr. Coble, Mr. Gallegly, Mr. Goodlatte, Mr. Bilbray, and Mr. Feeney), 10103 H.R. 6090 H.R. 6091 6091 A bill to amend title XVIII of the Security Act to preserve access to physicians' services under the Medicare Program; to the Committees on Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means. By Mr. ENGLISH of Pennsylvania (for himself and Ms. Berkley), 10103 H.R. 6091 H.R. 6092 6092 A bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 101 Tallapoosa Street in Bremen, Georgia, as the "Sergeant Paul Saylor Post Office Building"; to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. By Mr. GINGREY, 10103 H.R. 6092 H.R. 6093 6093 A bill to amend chapter 171 of title 28, United States Code, to allow members of the Armed Forces to sue the United States for damages for certain injuries caused by improper medical care and for other purposes; to the Committee on the Judiciary. By Mr. HINCHEY (for himself, Mr. Filner, and Mr. Frank of Massachusetts), 10103 H.R. 6093 H.R. 6094 6094 A bill to hold the surviving Nazi war criminals accountable for the war crimes, genocide, and crimes against humanity they committed during World War II, by encouraging foreign governments to more efficiently prosecute and extradite wanted criminals; to the Com-mittees on the Judiciary; Foreign Affairs. By Mr. ISRAEL, 10103 H.R. 6094 H.R. 6095 6095 A bill to implement certain measures to increase the effectiveness of international child abduction remedies, and for other purposes; to the Committee on the Judiciary. By Mr. LAMPSON (for himself, Mr. Chabot, Mr. Al Green of Texas, Mr. Gene Green of Texas, Mr. Kagen, Mr. Shimkus, Mr. Udall of Colorado, and Mr. Poe), 10104 H.R. 6095 H.R. 6096 6096 A bill Lo require the Secretary of State to submit to Congress annual reports on the progress made by the United States in negotiating international agreements relating to international child abduction with countries that are not contracting parties to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, and for other purposes; to the Committees on Foreign Affairs; the Judiciary. By Mr. LAMPSON (for himself, Mr. Chabot, Mr. Al Green of Texas, Mr. Gene Green of Texas, Mr. Kagen, Mr. Shimkus, Mr. Udall of Colorado, and Mr. Poe), 10104 H.R. 6096 H.R. 6097 6097 A bill to authorize the Boy Scouts of America to exchange certain land in the State of Utah acquired under the Recreation and Public Purposes Act; to the Committee on Natural Resources. By Mr. MATHESON (for himself, Mr. Bishop of Utah, and Mr, CAnnon). 10104 H.R. 6097 H.R. 6098 6098 A bill to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to improve the financial assistance provided to State, local, and tribal governments for information sharing activities, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Homeland Security. By Mr. REICHERT, 10104 H.R. 6098 H.R. 6099 6099 A bill to provide for extension of existing and expiring agreements under the Moving-to-Work program of the Department of Housing and Urban Development; to the Committee on Financial Services. By Mr. SIRES (for himself, Mr. Frank of Massachusetts, and Mr, CApuano), 10104 H.R. 6099 H.R. 6100 6100 A bill to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to reduce the exposure of children, workers, and consumers to toxic chemical substances; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. By Ms. SOLIS (for herself and Mr. Wax-man), 10104 H.R. 6100 H.R. 6101 6101 A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve the ability of medical professionals to practice medicine and provide quality care to patients by providing a tax deduction for patient bad debt; to the Committee on Ways and Means. By Mr. THORNBERRY, 10104 H.R. 6101 H.R. 6102 6102 A bill to reduce the amount of paperwork and improve payment policies for health care services, to prevent fraud and abuse through health care provider education, and for other purposes; to the Committees on Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means. By Mr. THORNBERRY, 10104 H.R. 6102 H.R. 6103 6103 A bill for the relief of Roberto Luis Dunoyer Mejia, Consuelo Cardona Molina, CAmilo Dunoyer Cardona, and Pablo Dunoyer Cardona; to the Committee on the Judiciary. By Mr. HUNTER, 10104 H.R. 6103 S. Con. Res. 70 70 An original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2009 and including the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2008 and 2010 through 2013; from the Committee on the Budget. Conference report (H. Rept. 110-659) submitted in the House, 9997 S. Con. Res. 70 H. Rept. 110-659 Explanatory statement, 10010 S. Con. Res. 70 S. Con. Res. 79 79 A concurrent resolution congratulating and saluting Focus--HOPE on its 40th anniversary and for its remarkable commitment and contributions to Detroit, the State of Michigan, and the United States; to the Committee on the Judiciary. Committee discharged. Agreed to in the Senate, 9925 S. Con. Res. 79 Text, 9925 S. Con. Res. 79 S. Con. Res. 82 82 A concurrent resolution supporting the Local Radio Freedom Act; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Cosponsors added, 9779 S. Con. Res. 82 S. Res. 482 482 A resolution designating July 26,2008 as "National Day of the American Cowboy"; to the Committee on the Judiciary. Committee discharged. Agreed to in the Senate, 9732 S. Res. 482 Text, 9733 S. Res. 482 S. Res. 496 496 A resolution honoring the 60th anniversary of the commencement of the carving of the Crazy Horse Memorial; to the Committee on the Judiciary. Committee discharged. Agreed to in the Senate, 9716 S. Res. 496 Text, 9716 S. Res. 496 S. Res. 550 550 A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding provocative and dangerous statements made by the Government of the Russian Federation that undermine the territorial integrity of the Republic of Georgia; to the Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported (no written report), 9776 S. Res. 550 S. Res. 571 571 A resolution recognizing the 100th birthday of Lyndon Baines Johnson, 36th President, designer of the Great Society, politician, educator, and civil rights enforcer. Agreed to in the Senate, 9925 S. Res. 571 By Mr. REID (for himself, Mr. McConnell, Mrs. Hutchison, Mr. Cornyn, Mr. Akaka, Mr. Alexander, Mr. Allard, Mr. Barrasso, Mr. Baucus, Mr. Bayh, Mr. Bennett, Mr. Biden, Mr. Bingaman, Mr. Bond, Mrs. Boxer, Mr. Brown, Mr. Brownback, Mr. Bunning, Mr. Burr, Mr. Byrd, Ms, CAntwell, Mr, CArdin, Mr, CArper, Mr, CAsey, Mr. Chambliss, Mrs. Clinton, Mr. Coburn, Mr. Cochran, Mr. Coleman, Ms. Collins, Mr. Conrad, Mr. Corker, Mr. Craig, Mr. Crapo, Mr. DeMint, Mr. Dodd, Mrs. Dole, Mr. Domenici, Mr. Dorgan, Mr. Durbin, Mr. Ensign, Mr. Enzi, Mr. Feingold, Mrs. Feinstein, Mr. Graham, Mr. Grassley, Mr. Gregg, Mr. Hagel, Mr. Harkin, Mr. Hatch, Mr, INhofe, Mr, INouye, Mr. Isakson, Mr. Johnson, Mr. Kennedy, Mr. Kerry, Ms. Klobuchar, Mr. Kohl, Mr, KYl, Ms. Landrieu, Mr. Lautenberg, Mr. Leahy, Mr. Levin, Mr. Lieberman, Mrs. Lincoln, Mr. Lugar, Mr. Martinez, Mr. McCain, Mrs. McCaskill, Mr. Menendez, Ms. Mikulski, Ms. Murkowski, Mrs. Murray, Mr. Nelson of Florida, Mr. Nelson of Nebraska, Mr. Obama, Mr. Pryor, Mr. Reed, Mr. Roberts, Mr. Rockefeller, Mr. Salazar, Mr. Sanders, Mr. Schumer, Mr. Sessions, Mr. Shelby, Mr. Smith, Ms. Snowe, Mr. Specter, Ms. Stabenow, Mr. Stevens, Mr. Sununu, Mr. Tester, Mr. Thune, Mr. Vitter, Mr. Voinovich, Mr. Warner, Mr. Webb, Mr. Whitehouse, Mr. Wicker, and Mr. Wyden), 9778 S. Res. 571 Text, 9787 9925 S. Res. 571 S. 34 34 A bill to promote simplification and fairness in the administration and collection of sales and use taxes; to the Committee on Finance. Cosponsors added, 9778 S. 34 S. 218 218 A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the income threshold used to calculate the refundable portion of the child tax credit; to the Committee on Finance. Cosponsors added, 9778 S. 218 S. 431 431 A bill to require convicted sex offenders to register online identifiers, and for other purposes; to the Committee on the Judiciary. Amendments, 9872 9919 S. 431 Passed Senate amended, 9919 S. 431 Text, 9923 S. 431 S. 432 432 A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide coverage for kidney disease education services under the Medicare Program, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Finance. Cosponsors added, 9778 S. 432 S. 932 7 A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to authorize physical therapists to evaluate and treat Medicare beneficiaries without a requirement for a physician referral, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Finance. Cosponsors added, 9778 S. 7 S. 1164 1164 A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve patient access to, and utilization of, the colorectal cancer screening benefit under the Medicare Program; to the Committee on Finance. Cosponsors added, 9779 S. 1164 S. 1169 1169 A bill to ensure the provision of high quality health care coverage for uninsured individuals through State health care coverage pilot projects that expand coverage and access and improve quality and efficiency in the health care system; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Cosponsors added, 9779 S. 1169 S. 1175 1175 A bill to end the use of child soldiers in hostilities around the world, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Foreign Relations. Cosponsors added, 9779 S. 1175 S. 1430 1430 A bill to authorize State and local governments to direct divestiture from, and prevent investment in, companies with investments of $20,000,000 or more in Iran's energy sector, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Cosponsors added, 9779 S. 1430 S. 1942 1942 A bill to amend part D of title V of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to provide grants for the renovation of schools; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Cosponsors added, 9779 S. 1942 S. 1954 1954 A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve access to pharmacies under part D; to the Committee on Finance. Cosponsors added, 9779 S. 1954 S. 2123 2123 A bill to provide collective bargaining rights for public safety officers employed by States or their political subdivisions; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Cosponsors added, 9779 S. 2123 S. 2191 2191 A bill to direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a program to decrease emissions of greenhouse gases, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. Reported with amendment (S. Rept. 110-337), 9776 S. 2191 S. Rept. 110-337 S. 2368 2368 A bill to provide immigration reform by securing America's borders, clarifying and enforcing existing laws, and enabling a practical employer verification program; to the Committee on the Judiciary. Cosponsors added, 9779 S. 2368 S. 2579 2579 A bill to require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in recognition and celebration of the establishment of the United States Army in 1775, to honor the American soldier of both today and yesterday, in wartime and in peace, and to commemorate the traditions, history, and heritage of the United States Army and its role in American society, from the colonial period to today; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Cosponsors added, 9779 S. 2579 S. 2595 2595 A bill to create a national licensing system for residential mortgage loan originators, to develop minimum standards of conduct to be enforced by State regulators, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Cosponsors added, 9779 S. 2595 S. 2731 2731 A bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2009 through 2013 to provide assistance to foreign countries to combat HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Foreign Relations. Cosponsors added, 9779 S. 2731 S. 2736 2736 A bill to amend section 202 of the Housing Act of 1959 to improve the program under such section for supportive housing for the elderly, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Cosponsors added, 9779 S. 2736 S. 2759 2759 A bill to provide for Kindergarten Plus programs; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Cosponsors added, 9779 S. 2759 S. 2799 2799 A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to expand and improve health care services available to women veterans, especially those serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom, from the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Cosponsors added, 9779 S. 2799 S. 2817 2817 A bill to establish the National Park Centennial Fund, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Cosponsors added, 9779 S. 2817 S. 2819 2819 A bill to preserve access to Medicaid and the State Children's Health Insurance Program during an economic downturn, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Finance. Cosponsors added, 9779 S. 2819 S. 2874 2874 A bill to amend titles 5, 10, 37, and 38, United States Code, to ensure the fair treatment of a member of the Armed Forces who is discharged from the Armed Forces, at the request of the member, pursuant to the Department of Defense policy permitting the early discharge of a member who is the only surviving child in a family in which the father or mother, or one or more siblings, served in the Armed Forces and, because of hazards in-cident to such service, was killed, died as a result of wounds, accident, or disease, is in a captured or missing in action status, or is permanently disabled, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Armed Services. Cosponsors added, 9779 S. 2874 S. 2932 2932 A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the poison center national toll-free number, national media campaign, and grant program to provide assistance for poison prevention, sustain the funding of poison centers, and enhance the public health of people of the United States; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Cosponsors added, 9779 S. 2932 S. 2959 2959 A bill to amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to require States to provide for election day registration; to the Committee on Rules and Administration. Cosponsors added, 9779 S. 2959 S. 2979 2979 A bill to exempt the African National Congress from treatment as a terrorist organization, and for other purposes; to the Committee on the Judiciary. Cosponsors added, 9779 S. 2979 S. 3008 3008 A bill to improve and enhance the mental health care benefits available to members of the Armed Forces and veterans, to enhance counseling and other benefits available to survivors of members of the Armed Forces and veterans, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Cosponsors added, 9779 S. 3008 S. 3029 3029 A bill to provide for an additional temporary extension of programs under the Small Business Act and the Small Business Investment Act of 1958, and for other purposes. Message from the House, 9775 S. 3029 Rules suspended. Passed House, 9982 S. 3029 Text, 9982 S. 3029 S. 3031 3031 A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to limit the use of ethanol to meet the renewable fuel standard, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. Cosponsors added, 9779 S. 3031 S. 3035 3035 A bill to temporarily extend the programs under the Higher Education Act of 1965. By Mr. REID (for Mr. Kennedy), 9778 S. 3035 Message from the House, 9775 S. 3035 Message from the Senate, 9947 S. 3035 Passed Senate, 9714 S. 3035 Rules suspended. Passed House, 10058 S. 3035 Text, 10058 9714 S. 3035 S. 3036 3036 A bill to direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a program to decrease emissions of greenhouse gases, and for other purposes. By Mrs. BOXER, 9778 S. 3036 Read the first time, 9775 9926 S. 3036 S. 3037 3037 A bill to amend the National and Community Service Act of 1990 to improve the educational awards provided for national service, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. By Mr. DODD (for himself, Mr. Cochran, Mrs. Clinton, Mr. Menendez, Mr, INouye, Mr. Kennedy, Mr. Smith, Ms. Mikulski, Mrs. Lincoln, Mr, CAsey, Mr. Bayh, Mr. Rockefeller, and Mr. Whitehouse), 9778 S. 3037 S. 3038 3038 A bill to amend part E of title IV of the Social Security Act to extend the adoption incentives program, to authorize States to establish a relative guardianship program, to promote the adoption of children with special needs, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Finance. By Mr. GRASSLEY, 9778 S. 3038 S. 3039 3039 A bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study of the suitability and feasibility of establishing the Northern Neck National Heritage Area in Virginia, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. By Mr. WEBB (for himself and Mr. Warner), 9778 S. 3039 S. 3040 3040 A bill to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to reduce the exposure of children, workers, and consumers to toxic chemical substances; to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. By Mr. LAUTENBERG (for himself, Mr. Menendez, Mr. Whitehouse, Mrs. Clinton, and Mr. Kerry), 9778 S. 3040 S. 3041 3041 A bill to establish the Foreign Intelligence and Information Commission to assess needs and provide recommendations to improve foreign intelligence and information collection, analysis, and reporting and for other purposes; to the Select Committee on Intelligence. By Mr. FEINGOLD (for himself and Mr. Hagel), 9778 S. 3041 S. 3042 3042 A bill to establish a coordinated avalanche protection program, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. By Mr. STEVENS (for himself and Ms. Murkowski), 9778 S. 3042 S. 3043 3043 A bill to improve Federal land management, resource conservation, environmental protection, and use of Federal real property, by requiring the Secretary of the Interior