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2008, World Bank working paper, ISBN 0821373447, Volume no. 126, xxxii, 98
This study is based on research on secondary textbook and school library provision in Botswana, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda,... 
High school libraries | Textbooks | Schule | Allgemein bildende Schule | Lehrmaterial | Schulbibliothek | Finanzierung | Schulbuch | Bibliothek | Sekundarbereich | Subsahara-Afrika | Arbeitspapier | Afrika | Africa, Sub-Saharan | CURRICULUM | LABOR MARKETS | SCHOOL TEXTBOOKS | MINISTRIES OF EDUCATION | UPE | NATIONAL CURRICULUM | COLLEGE OF DISTANCE EDUCATION | JUNIOR SECONDARY | SCHOOL POPULATION | BOOK TRADE | SECONDARY CURRICULUM | TEXTBOOKS | SECONDARY SCHOOL TEXTBOOKS | HUMAN DEVELOPMENT | EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS | EMPLOYMENT | FREE PRIMARY EDUCATION | SECONDARY SCHOOL | BOOK TRUST | LEARNING OUTPUTS | READING BOOKS | ECONOMIC GROWTH | BOOK DEVELOPMENT | CLASSROOMS | NATIONAL CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT | SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT | BASIC EDUCATION | TEXTBOOK PROVISION SYSTEM | DISTRICT EDUCATION | HEALTH EDUCATION | COMMUNITY SCHOOLS | GROSS ENROLLMENT | STATE SCHOOLS | FRENCH PUBLISHERS | EDUCATIONAL PLANNING | LIBRARY DEVELOPMENT | PRINTING | EARLY CHILDHOOD | GER | SCHOOL SYSTEM | SCHOOL LIBRARIES | BINDING | TEACHER | PAMPHLETS | INFORMATION ACCESS | SCHOOL SYSTEMS | ACCESS TO TEXTBOOKS | CURRICULA | TEXTBOOK MARKETS | RELIGIOUS EDUCATION | SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA | TEXTBOOK APPROVAL | COST OF BOOKS | MATH TEXTBOOKS | TEXTBOOK PROVISION | SCHOOLS | GROSS ENROLLMENT RATIO | TEXTBOOK | LEARNING MATERIALS | TEXTBOOK LIST | EDUCATION SECTOR | EDUCATIONAL METHODS | SPORTS | BASIC SCHOOLS | ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING | NATIONAL EDUCATIONAL SYSTEMS | READING SKILLS | WORKBOOKS | EDUCATION REHABILITATION | LITERACY | PAPERS | NATIONAL CURRICULA | READING | LIFELONG LEARNING | REFERENCE BOOKS | SCHOOL FEES | EDUCATIONAL SYSTEMS | NATIONAL LIBRARY SERVICE | POST-PRIMARY EDUCATION | CORE TEXTBOOK | NUMBER OF TEXTBOOKS | LOCAL PUBLISHING | SECONDARY SCHOOLS | EDUCATION SERVICES | UNIVERSAL BASIC EDUCATION | URBAN SCHOOLS | MINISTRY OF EDUCATION | SCHOOL EQUIPMENT | EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT | PUBLISHING INDUSTRY | BASIC EDUCATION POLICY | ADOLESCENTS | EDUCATION SYSTEMS | SENIOR SECONDARY LEVEL | HIGH SCHOOL | INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS | SECONDARY EDUCATION SYSTEMS | PRIMARY EDUCATION | RURAL SCHOOLS | SECONDARY ENROLLMENT | HIGHER EDUCATION | SCHOOL LIBRARY | SUBJECTS | SCHOOL STUDENTS | SCIENCE TEXTBOOK | REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH | SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS | GRADE LEVELS | PRIMARY EDUCATION REFORM | DONOR SUPPORT | INTERVENTIONS | NATIONAL EXAMINATIONS | SENIOR SECONDARY | TEXTBOOK RENTAL | HEAD TEACHERS | NATIONAL SCHOOL | TEXTBOOK PROCUREMENT | BASIC TEXTBOOKS | CORE TEXTBOOKS | SECONDARY TEXTBOOKS | TEXTBOOK DEVELOPMENT | TEACHER DEVELOPMENT | NATIONAL PUBLISHERS | SOCIAL STUDIES | SCHOOL YEAR | SCHOOL BOOK | FREE UNIVERSAL PRIMARY EDUCATION | PUBLISHERS | JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL | SCHOOL SUPPLIES | CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT | CURRICULUM RESEARCH | NATIONAL LIBRARY | REFERENCE BOOK | TEXTBOOK SUPPLY | YOUTH | SCHOOL LIBRARIAN | LITERATURE | COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT | TEXTBOOK COSTS | TEXTBOOK MARKET | FREE EDUCATION | EDUCATION FOR ALL | READERS | UNIVERSAL PRIMARY EDUCATION | ESSENTIAL SKILLS | SCHOOL BOOK PUBLISHING | BUSINESS STUDIES | STUDENT PERFORMANCE | RURAL AREAS | ELITE SECONDARY SCHOOLS | TEXTBOOK DISTRIBUTION | SYLLABUSES | TEXTBOOK PRICES | DISTANCE EDUCATION | SECONDARY EDUCATION | SOCIAL SCIENCE | AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE | TEXTBOOK PUBLISHING | JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS | PRIVATE SCHOOLS | TEXTBOOK RENTAL SCHEME | LOCAL BOOKSELLERS | NATIONAL LIBRARY SYSTEMS | BOOK PUBLISHERS | SCHOOLING | HOME ECONOMICS | TEXTBOOK AVAILABILITY | LOCAL PUBLISHERS | STUDENT LEARNING | REFERENCE MATERIALS | SECONDARY SCHOOL SYSTEMS | OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS | PROVISION OF TEACHERS | EDUCATION REFORM | LOCAL PUBLISHING INDUSTRIES | SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL
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2007, ISBN 0802094864, xii, 255
The Arctic Promisedeals with areas of comparative constitutional law, international law, Aboriginal law, legal anthropology, political science, and... 
Comparative government | Inuit | Greenland Foreign relations | Nunavut Foreign relations | Greenland Politics and government | Constitutional law | Politics and government | Nunavut Politics and government | Nunavut | Sociology | Greenland | Textbooks
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2010, ISBN 9781405124126, x, 236
A Guide to Early Printed Books and Manuscripts provides an introduction to the language and concepts employed in bibliographical studies and textual... 
Bibliography, Critical | Methodology | Codicology | Manuscripts, European | History | Transmission of texts | Bibliography | Early printed books
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2007, Cambridge series in chemical engineering, ISBN 9780511294136, Volume 9780521849104, 934
Advanced Transport Phenomena is ideal as a graduate textbook. It contains a detailed discussion of modern analytic methods for the solution of fluid mechanics... 
Transport theory | Fluid mechanics | Continuum mechanics | Textbooks
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2016, Synthesis lectures on assistive, rehabilitative, and health-preserving technologies, ISBN 9781627058261, Volume 8, xv, 87
Approximately 10% of North Americans have some communication disorder. These can be physical as in cerebral palsy and Parkinson's disease, cognitive as in... 
Computational linguistics | Communication, Networking and Broadcast Technologies | Computing and Processing | General Topics for Engineers | Signal Processing and Analysis | Computers | Social Aspects | Human-Computer Interaction | Communication devices for people with disabilities
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05/2008
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.