U.S. House Legislation for Session 105

Bill NumberBill TitleCategory
H R 1 To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide compensatory time for employees in the private sector.
H R 2 To repeal the United States Housing Act of 1937, deregulate the public housing program and the program for rental housing assistance for low-income families, and increase community control over such programs, and for other purposes.
H R 3 To combat violent youth crime and increase accountability for juvenile criminal offenses.
H R 4 To provide off-budget treatment for the Highway Trust Fund, the Airport and Airway Trust Fund, the Inland Waterways Trust Fund, and the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund.
H R 5 To amend the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, to reauthorize and make improvements to that Act, and for other purposes.
H R 6 To extend the authorization of programs under the Higher Education Act of 1965, and for other purposes.
H R 7 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to deny citizenship at birth to children born in the United States of parents who are not citizens or permanent resident aliens.
H R 8 To amend the Clean Air Act to deny entry into the United States of certain foreign motor vehicles that do not comply with State laws governing motor vehicles emissions, and for other purposes.
H R 9 To waive certain prohibitions with respect to nationals of Cuba coming to the United States to play organized professional baseball.
H R 10 To enhance competition in the financial services industry by providing a prudential framework for the affiliation of banks, securities firms, and other financial service providers, and for other purposes.
H R 11 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit political action committees from making contributions or expenditures for the purpose of influencing elections for Federal office, and for other purposes.
H R 12 To prevent handgun violence and illegal commerce in handguns.
H R 13 To amend the Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge Act to provide that the Secretary of the Interior may acquire lands for purposes of that Act only by donation or exchange, or otherwise with the consent of owner of the lands.
H R 14 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide maximum rates of tax on capital gains of 14 percent for individuals and 28 percent for corporations and to index the basis of assets of individuals for purposes of determining gains and losses.
H R 15 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve preventive benefits under the Medicare program.
H R 16 To provide a program of national health insurance, and for other purposes.
H R 17 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to encourage retirement savings by allowing more individuals to make contributions to individual retirement plans, and for other purposes.
H R 18 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase to 100 percent the amount of the deduction for the health insurance costs of self-employed individuals.
H R 19 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a deduction for higher education expenses.
H R 20 To authorize the Architect of the Capitol to establish a Capitol Visitor Center under the East Plaza of the United States Capitol, and for other purposes.
H R 21 To require the general application of the antitrust laws to major league baseball, and for other purposes.
H R 22 To reform the postal laws of the United States.
H R 23 To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide for legal accountability for sweatshop conditions in the garment industry, and for other purposes.
H R 24 To provide for State credit union representation on the National Credit Union Administration Board, and for other purposes.
H R 25 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that the percentage of completion method of accounting shall not be required to be used with respect to contracts for the manufacture of property if no payments are required to be made before the completion of the manufacture of such property.
H R 26 To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide that the firearms prohibitions applicable by reason of a domestic violence misdemeanor conviction do not apply if the conviction occurred before the prohibitions became law.
H R 27 To protect the right to obtain firearms for security, and to use firearms in defense of self, family, or home, and to provide for the enforcement of such right.
H R 28 To amend the Housing Act of 1949 to extend the loan guarantee program for multifamily rental housing in rural areas.
H R 29 To designate the Federal building located at 290 Broadway in New York, New York, as the "Ronald H. Brown Federal Building".
H R 30 To amend title 11 of the United States Code to make nondischargeable a debt for death or injury caused by the debtor's operation of watercraft or aircraft while intoxicated.
H R 31 To reform the Federal Home Loan Bank System, and for other purposes.
H R 32 To terminate the property disposition program of the Department of Housing and Urban Development providing single family properties for use for the homeless.
H R 33 To amend the Housing and Community Development Act of 1992 to extend the loan guarantee program for Indian housing.
H R 34 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit individuals who are not citizens of the United States from making contributions or expenditures in connection with an election for Federal office.
H R 35 To provide a more effective remedy for inadequate trade benefits extended to the United States by other countries and for restrictions on free emigration imposed by other countries.
H R 36 To authorize the extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (most-favored-nation treatment) to the products of Mongolia.
H R 37 To amend title 39, United States Code, to exempt veterans' organizations from regulations prohibiting the solicitation of contributions on postal property.
H R 38 To provide a minimum survivor annuity for the unremarried surviving spouses of retired members of the Armed Forces who died before having an opportunity to participate in the Survivor Benefit Plan.
H R 39 To reauthorize the African Elephant Conservation Act.
H R 40 To acknowledge the fundamental injustice, cruelty, brutality, and inhumanity of slavery in the United States and the 13 American colonies between 1619 and 1865 and to establish a commission to examine the institution of slavery, subsequent de jure and de facto racial and economic discrimination against African Americans, and the impact of these forces on living African Americans, to make recommendations to the Congress on appropriate remedies, and for other purposes.
H R 41 To provide a sentence of death for certain importations of significant quantities of controlled substances.
H R 42 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a tax credit to any employer who employs a member of the Ready Reserve or of the National Guard for a portion of the value of the service not performed for the employer while the employee is performing service as such a member.
H R 43 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a tax credit to any employer who employs a member of the Ready Reserve or of the National Guard for a portion of the compensation paid by the employer while the employee is performing service as such a member.
H R 44 To amend title 10, United States Code, to provide limited authority for concurrent payment of retired pay and veterans' disability compensation for certain disabled veterans.
H R 45 To amend title II of the Social Security Act to provide for an improved benefit computation formula for workers who attain age 65 in or after 1982 and to whom applies the 15-year period of transition to the changes in benefit computation rules enacted in the Social Security Amendments of 1977 (and related beneficiaries) and to provide prospectively for increases in their benefits accordingly.
H R 46 To repeal the provision of law under which pay for Members of Congress is automatically adjusted.
H R 47 To make Members of Congress ineligible to participate in the Federal Employees' Retirement System.
H R 48 To limit the duration of certain benefits afforded to former Presidents, and for other purposes.
H R 49 To amend title 39, United States Code, to prevent the United States Postal Service from disclosing the names or addresses of any postal patrons or other persons, except under certain conditions.
H R 50 To provide for the operation of a combined post exchange and commissary store at Castle Air Force Base, California, a military installation selected for closure under the base closure laws, in order to ensure that adequate services remain available to the numerous members of the Armed Forces, retired members, and their dependents who reside in the vicinity of the installation.
H R 51 To amend title 10, United States Code, to provide that persons retiring from the Armed Forces shall be entitled to all benefits which were promised them when they entered the Armed Forces.
H R 52 To establish a code of fair information practices for health information, to amend section 552a of title 5, United States Code, and for other purposes.
H R 53 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish a Higher Education Accumulation Program (HEAP) under which individuals are allowed a deduction for contributions to HEAP accounts.
H R 54 To amend the Andean Trade Preference Act to prohibit the provision of duty-free treatment under that Act for live plants and fresh cut flowers described in chapter 6 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States.
H R 55 To amend the Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act of 1972 relating to the dumping of dredged material in Long Island Sound, and for other purposes.
H R 56 To authorize establishment of a Department of Veterans Affairs ambulatory care facility in Brookhaven, New York.
H R 57 To amend the Federal Credit Union Act to clarify that residents of certain neighborhoods which are underserved by depository institutions may become members of any Federal credit union which establishes a branch in such neighborhood.
H R 58 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve Medicare treatment and education for beneficiaries with diabetes by providing coverage of diabetes outpatient self-management training services and uniform coverage of blood-testing strips for individuals with diabetes.
H R 59 To preserve and protect the free choice of individual employees to form, join, or assist labor organizations, or to refrain from such activities.
H R 60 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to provide assistance to the Casa Malpais National Historic Landmark in Springerville, Arizona.
H R 61 To direct the Secretary of Agriculture to assure that the operations of the Forest Service are free of racial, sexual, and ethnic discrimination.
H R 62 To provide relief to State and local governments from Federal regulation.
H R 63 To designate the reservoir created by Trinity Dam in the Central Valley project, California, as "Trinity Lake".
H R 64 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an inflation adjustment for the amount of the maximum benefit under the special estate tax valuation rules for certain farm, etc., real property.
H R 65 To amend title 10, United States Code, to permit retired members of the Armed Forces who have a service-connected disability to receive military retired pay concurrently with veterans' disability compensation.
H R 66 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide protections for Medicare beneficiaries who enroll in Medicare managed care plans.
H R 67 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit or refund of motor fuel excise taxes on fuel used by the motor of a highway vehicle to operate certain power takeoff equipment on such vehicle.
H R 68 To amend title II of the Social Security Act to provide that a monthly insurance benefit thereunder shall be paid for the month in which the recipient dies, subject to a reduction of 50 percent if the recipient dies during the first 15 days of such month, and for other purposes.
H R 69 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase to 100 percent the amount of the deduction for the health insurance costs of self-employed individuals.
H R 70 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit multicandidate political committee contributions and expenditures in elections for Federal office.
H R 71 To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to exempt from the minimum wage and overtime requirements individuals who volunteer their time in order to enhance their occupational opportunities.
H R 72 To amend title 17, United States Code, to allow the making of a copy of a computer program in connection with the maintenance or repair of a computer.
H R 73 To amend section 101 of title 11 of the United States Code to modify the definition of single asset real estate and to make technical corrections.
H R 74 To protect the voting rights of homeless citizens.
H R 75 To establish the National Commission on the Long-Term Solvency of the Medicare Program.
H R 76 To amend title 10, United States Code, to permit covered beneficiaries under the military health care system who are also entitled to Medicare to enroll in the Federal Employees Health Benefits program.
H R 77 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to limit expenditures in House of Representatives elections.
H R 78 To assess the impact of the NAFTA, to require further negotiation of certain provisions of the NAFTA, to establish a commission to review the dispute settlement reports of the World Trade Organization, and for other purposes.
H R 79 To provide for the conveyance of certain land in the Six Rivers National Forest in the State of California for the benefit of the Hoopa Valley Tribe.
H R 80 To require the return of excess amounts from the representational allowances of Members of the House of Representatives to the Treasury for deficit reduction.
H R 81 To designate the United States courthouse located at 401 South Michigan Street in South Bend, Indiana, as the "Robert K. Rodibaugh United States Bankruptcy Courthouse".
H R 82 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make higher education more affordable by providing tax benefits to individuals who save for, or pay for, higher education.
H R 83 To enhance and protect retirement savings.
H R 84 To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require radio and television broadcasters to provide free broadcasting time for political advertising.
H R 85 To improve the regulation of explosives and explosive materials, and to prevent the use of explosives against persons and the unlawful use of explosives against property.
H R 86 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow farmers to income average over 2 years.
H R 87 To oppose the provision of assistance to the People's Republic of China by any international financial institution.
H R 88 To suspend Federal education benefits to individuals convicted of drug offenses.
H R 89 To require preemployment drug testing with respect to applicants for Federal employment.
H R 90 To require random drug testing within the executive branch of the Government.
H R 91 To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to reduce funding if States do not enact legislation that requires the death penalty in certain cases.
H R 92 To require random drug testing of Federal judicial branch officers and employees.
H R 93 To prohibit the importation of foreign-made flags of the United States of America.
H R 94 To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide an exemption from overtime compensation for firefighters and rescue squad members who volunteer their services.
H R 95 To ensure that Federal agencies establish the appropriate procedures for assessing whether or not Federal regulations might result in the taking of private property, and to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to report to the Congress with respect to such takings under programs of the Department of Agriculture.
H R 96 To provide regulatory assistance for small business concerns, and for other purposes.
H R 97 To amend section 207 of title 18, United States Code, to prohibit Members of Congress after leaving office from representing foreign governments before the United States Government.
H R 98 To regulate the use by interactive computer services of personally identifiable information provided by subscribers to such services.
H R 99 To establish a temporary commission to recommend reforms in the laws relating to elections for Federal office.
H R 100 To establish the Commonwealth of Guam, and for other purposes.
H R 101 To amend the National Forest Foundation Act to extend and increase the matching funds authorization for the Foundation, to provide additional administrative support to the Foundation, to authorize the use of investment income, and to permit the Foundation to license the use of trademarks, tradenames, and other such devices to advertise that a person is an official sponsor or supporter of the Forest Service or the National Forest System.
H R 102 To require the national instant criminal background check system to be established and used in connection with firearms transfers by November 28, 1997.
H R 103 To expedite State reviews of criminal records of applicants for private security officer employment, and for other purposes.
H R 104 To authorize the private ownership and use of National Park System lands.
H R 105 To establish a locally oriented commission to assist the city of Berlin, New Hampshire, in identifying and studying its region's historical and cultural assets, and for other purposes.
H R 106 To amend the Social Security Act to establish the Teaching Hospital and Graduate Medical Education Trust Fund, and for other purposes.
H R 107 To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide that the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund be excluded from the budget of the United States Government.
H R 108 To amend title 23, United States Code, concerning eligibility for grants to implement alcohol-impaired driving counter measures.
H R 109 To amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, and for other purposes.
H R 110 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to ban soft money in elections for Federal office, and for other purposes.
H R 111 To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to convey a parcel of unused agricultural land in Dos Palos, California, to the Dos Palos Ag Boosters for use as a farm school.
H R 112 To provide for the conveyance of certain property from the United States to Stanislaus County, California.
H R 113 To amend chapter 11 of title 31, United States Code, to require that each President's budget submission to Congress include a detailed plan to achieve a balanced Federal budget, and for other purposes.
H R 114 To require the President to submit to the Congress each year an integrated justification for United States foreign assistance programs, and for other purposes.
H R 115 To prohibit the transfer of a firearm to, and the possession of a firearm by, a person who is intoxicated.
H R 116 To apply equal standards to certain foreign made and domestically produced handguns.
H R 117 To reauthorize the independent counsel statute, and for other purposes.
H R 118 To provide for the collection of data on traffic stops.
H R 119 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to impose additional conditions on employers of H-1B nonimmigrants.
H R 120 To make technical corrections to title 11, United States Code, and for other purposes.
H R 121 To repeal the statutory authority for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
H R 122 To amend the National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities Act of 1965 to abolish the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Council on the Arts.
H R 123 To amend title 4, United States Code, to declare English as the official language of the Government of the United States.
H R 124 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that service performed for an elementary or secondary school operated primarily for religious purposes is exempt from the Federal unemployment tax.
H R 125 To make clear that the definition of a base period, under the unemployment compensation law of a State, is not an administrative provision subject to section 303(a)(1) of the Social Security Act.
H R 126 To establish procedures to provide for a deficit reduction lock-box and related downward adjustment of discretionary spending limits.
H R 127 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend the exclusion for employer-provided educational assistance and to restore the exclusion for graduate level educational assistance.
H R 128 To preserve the authority of the States over waters within their boundaries, to delegate the authority of the Congress to the States to regulate water, and for other purposes.
H R 129 To provide for the retention of the name of the geologic formation known as "Devils Tower" at the Devils Tower National Monument in the State of Wyoming.
H R 130 To amend the Clean Air Act to provide for the reclassification of downwind nonattainment areas, and for other purposes.
H R 131 To provide that a new Federal program shall terminate not later than 5 years after the date of the enactment of the law that authorizes the program.
H R 132 To establish a Second National Blue Ribbon Commission to Eliminate Waste in Government.
H R 133 To require a temporary moratorium on leasing, exploration, and development on lands of the Outer Continental Shelf off the State of California, and for other purposes.
H R 134 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to provide a loan guarantee to the Olivenhain Water Storage Project, and for other purposes.
H R 135 To amend the Public Health Service Act and Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to require that group and individual health insurance coverage and group health plans provide coverage for a minimum hospital stay for mastectomies and lymph node dissections performed for the treatment of breast cancer.
H R 136 To amend the National Parks and Recreation Act of 1978 to designate the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Wilderness and to amend the Everglades National Park Protection and Expansion Act of 1989 to designate the Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center.
H R 137 To prohibit the Secretary of Health and Human Services from finding that a State Medicaid plan is not in compliance with title XIX of the Social Security Act solely on the grounds that the plan does not cover abortions for pregnancies resulting from an act of rape or incest if coverage for such abortions is inconsistent with State law.
H R 138 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit contributions by nonparty multicandidate political committees.
H R 139 To reform the independent counsel statute, and for other purposes.
H R 140 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to promote the disclosure of contributions and expenditures made with respect to campaigns for election for Federal office, to ban the use of soft money with respect to such campaigns, and for other purposes.
H R 141 To establish the Select Commission to Advise on Reforming Elections to issue recommendations for the reform of laws governing the financing of campaigns for election for Federal office, to establish expedited procedures for the consideration of legislation implementing the recommendations, and for other purposes.
H R 142 To require the President to submit a separately identified appropriation request to provide priority funding for the national parks of the United States, and for other purposes.
H R 143 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide equity to exports of software.
H R 144 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make health insurance costs fully deductible for the self-employed.
H R 145 To terminate the effectiveness of certain amendments to the foreign repair station rules of the Federal Aviation Administration, and for other purposes.
H R 146 To amend title II of the Social Security Act to provide for an improved benefit computation formula for workers who attain age 65 in or after 1982 and to whom applies the 5-year period of transition to the changes in benefit computation rules enacted in the Social Security Amendments of 1977 (and related beneficiaries) and to provide prospectively for increases in their benefits accordingly.
H R 147 To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to direct the Federal Communications Commission to establish an ethnic and minority affairs section.
H R 148 To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to assure that Medicaid disproportionate share hospital payments go directly to Medicaid disproportionate share hospitals.
H R 149 To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to allow certain counties flexibility in spending funds.
H R 150 To amend the Anglo-Irish Agreement Support Act of 1986 to require that disbursements from the International Fund for Ireland are distributed in accordance with the MacBride principles of economic justice, and for other purposes.
H R 151 Concerning paramilitary groups and British security forces in Northern Ireland.
H R 152 To designate the United States courthouse under construction in White Plains, New York, as the "Thurgood Marshall United States Courthouse".
H R 153 To amend title 49, United States Code, to exempt noise and access restrictions on aircraft operations to and from metropolitan airports from certain Federal review and approval requirements, and for other purposes.
H R 154 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require governmental deferred compensation plans to maintain set asides for the exclusive benefits of participants.
H R 155 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for designation of overpayments and contributions to the United States Textbook and Technology Trust Fund, and for other purposes.
H R 156 To amend title 31, United States Code, to provide that recently enacted provisions requiring payment of Federal benefits in the form of electronic funds transfers do not apply with respect to benefits payable under the old-age, survivors, and disability insurance program under title II of the Social Security Act.
H R 157 To authorize and request the President to award the Congressional Medal of Honor posthumously to Brevet Brigadier General Strong Vincent for his actions in the defense of Little Round Top at the Battle of Gettysburg, July 2, 1863.
H R 158 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce the tax on beer to its pre-1991 level.
H R 159 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify the excise tax treatment of draft cider.
H R 160 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify the application of the retail tax on heavy trucks and trailers.
H R 161 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to terminate the tax subsidies for large producers of ethanol used as a fuel.
H R 162 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the alternative minimum tax.
H R 163 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to place the burden of proof on the Secretary to prove that the cash method of accounting does not clearly reflect income.
H R 164 To amend the Public Health Service Act and Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to require that group and individual health insurance coverage and group health plans provide coverage for reconstructive breast surgery if they provide coverage for mastectomies.
H R 165 To amend title 10, United States Code, to repeal the two-tier annuity computation system applicable to annuities for surviving spouses under the Survivor Benefit Plan for retired members of the Armed Forces so that there is no reduction in such an annuity when the beneficiary becomes 62 years of age.
H R 166 To amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify the conditions under which an action may be brought against a State to enforce veterans' reemployment rights, and for other purposes.
H R 167 To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for a Veterans' Employment and Training Bill of Rights, to strengthen preference for veterans in hiring, and for other purposes.
H R 168 To amend the Small Business Act to establish programs and undertake efforts to assist and promote the creation, development, and growth of small business concerns owned and controlled by veterans of service in the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.
H R 169 To amend the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 to prevent luxurious conditions in prisons.
H R 170 To establish a temporary commission to recommend reforms in the laws relating to elections for Federal office.
H R 171 To amend section 214 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1980 to make technical corrections.
H R 172 To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide that the mandatory separation age for Federal firefighters be made the same as the age that applies with respect to Federal law enforcement officers.
H R 173 To amend the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 to authorize donation of surplus Federal law enforcement canines to their handlers.
H R 174 To require the relocation of a National Weather Service radar tower which is on Sulphur Mountain near Ojai, California.
H R 175 To prohibit Federal funding for earthquake-related repairs or restoration of Bottle Village in Simi Valley, California.
H R 176 To provide for hearing care services by audiologists to Federal civilian employees.
H R 177 To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a schedule of preventive health care services and to provide for coverage of such services in accordance with such schedule under private health insurance plans and health benefit programs of the Federal Government, and for other purposes.
H R 178 To provide for adherence with the MacBride Principles of Economic Justice by United States persons doing business in Northern Ireland, and for other purposes.
H R 179 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to reform the financing of campaigns for election to Federal office, and for other purposes.
H R 180 Imposing certain restrictions and requirements on the leasing under the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act of lands offshore Florida, and for other purposes.
H R 181 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to reform the financing of elections for members of the House of Representatives, and for other purposes.
H R 182 To provide for a livable wage for employees under Federal contracts and subcontracts.
H R 183 To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to prepare and publish annually a consumer guide to prescription drug prices.
H R 184 To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to require State Medicaid programs to provide coverage of screening mammography and screening pap smears.
H R 185 To establish a commission to study employment and economic insecurity in the workforce in the United States.
H R 186 To provide for the mandatory registration of handguns.
H R 187 To establish a commission to make recommendations on the appropriate size of membership of the House of Representatives and the method by which Representatives are elected.
H R 188 To establish Federal, State, and local programs for the investigation, reporting, and prevention of bias crimes.
H R 189 To establish a commission to investigate exposure to chemical and biological warfare agents as a result of the Persian Gulf conflict.
H R 190 To amend the Act entitled "An Act to provide for the establishment of the Everglades National Park in the State of Florida and for other purposes", approved May 30, 1934, to clarify certain rights of the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida.
H R 191 To amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 to apply the Act to a greater percentage of the United States workforce and to allow employees to take parental involvement leave to participate in or attend their children's educational and extracurricular activities, and for other purposes.
H R 192 To establish a demonstration project to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of using the Medicare trust funds to reimburse the Department of Defense for certain health care services provided to Medicare-eligible covered military beneficiaries.
H R 193 To amend the National Historic Preservation Act to prohibit the inclusion of certain sites on the National Register of Historic Places and to prohibit the designation of the Mt. Shasta area in the State of California as a historic district, historic sites, or national monument under the National Historic Preservation Act or the Antiquities Act.
H R 194 To enhance the financial security of children by providing for contributions by the Federal Government to Child Retirement Accounts.
H R 195 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an election to exclude from the gross estate of a decedent the value of certain land subject to a qualified conservation easement, and to make technical changes to alternative valuation rules.
H R 196 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to limit the applicability of the generation-skipping transfer tax.
H R 197 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for 501(c)(3) bonds a tax treatment similar to governmental bonds, and for other purposes.
H R 198 To limit the types of commercial nonpostal services which may be offered by the United States Postal Service.
H R 199 To provide for greater accountability for Presidential appointees.
H R 200 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that gain on the sale of a principal residence shall be excluded from gross income without regard to the age of the taxpayer or the amount of the gain.
H R 201 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax incentives for the economic recovery of areas affected by the loss of employment in the financial institution and real estate sectors.
H R 202 To clarify the tax treatment of certain disability benefits received by former police officer or firefighters.
H R 203 To designate the Republic of Korea as a visa waiver pilot program country for one year under the Immigration and Nationality Act.
H R 204 To provide financial assistance to Mexican border States for transportation projects that are necessary to accommodate increased traffic resulting from the implementation of the North American Free Trade Agreement.
H R 205 To provide that receipts and disbursements of the Highway Trust Fund, the Airport and Airways Trust Fund, the Inland Waterways Trust Fund, and the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund shall not be included in the totals of the budget of the United States Government as submitted by the President or the congressional budget.
H R 206 To award a congressional gold medal to the late James Cagney.
H R 207 To authorize the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to make organizations controlled by individuals who promote prejudice or bias based on race, religion, or ethnicity ineligible for assistance under programs administered by the Secretary, and for other purposes.
H R 208 To amend title 18, United States Code, to protect the sanctity of religious communications.
H R 209 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish and provide a checkoff for a Breast and Prostate Cancer Research Fund, and for other purposes.
H R 210 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that the furnishing of recreational fitness services by tax-exempt hospitals shall be treated as an unrelated trade or business and that tax-exempt bonds may not be used to provide facilities for such services.
H R 211 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to assure continued health insurance coverage of retired workers.
H R 212 To amend the Department of Housing and Urban Development Act to provide for the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to notify and consult with the unit of general local government within which an assisted multifamily housing project is to be located before providing any low-income housing assistance for the project.
H R 213 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a deduction for contributions to an individual training account.
H R 214 To amend the Social Security Act to reinstate requirements regarding Department of Housing and Urban Development access to certain information of State agencies, and to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to reveal certain income tax return information to public housing agencies, and for other purposes.
H R 215 Relating to the period of availability of certain emergency relief funds allocated under section 125 of title 23, United States Code, for carrying out a project to repair or reconstruct a portion of a Federal-aid primary route in San Mateo, California.
H R 216 To amend section 1128B of the Social Security Act to repeal the criminal penalty for fraudulent disposition of assets in order to obtain Medicaid benefits added by section 217 of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996.
H R 217 To amend title IV of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act to consolidate the Federal programs for housing assistance for the homeless into a block grant program that ensures that States and communities are provided sufficient flexibility to use assistance amounts effectively.
H R 218 To amend title 18, United States Code, to exempt qualified current and former law enforcement officers from State laws prohibiting the carrying of concealed handguns.
H R 219 To establish a Federal program to provide reinsurance for State disaster insurance programs.
H R 220 To amend the Federal Deposit Insurance Act to clarify the due process protections applicable to directors and officers of insured depository institutions and other institution-affiliated parties, and for other purposes.
H R 221 To amend the Community Reinvestment Act of 1977 to reduce onerous recordkeeping and reporting requirements for regulated financial institutions, and for other purposes.
H R 222 To amend the Uniform Time Act of 1966 to provide that Daylight Savings Time begins on the first Sunday in March.
H R 223 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to establish the Presidential Debate Commission on an ongoing basis and to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce the amount of funds provided under such Act for party nominating conventions for any party whose nominee for President or Vice-President does not participate in any debate scheduled by the Commission, and for other purposes.
H R 224 To amend the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to require each individual registering to vote in elections for Federal office to provide the individual's Social Security number and to permit a State to remove a registrant who fails to vote in two consecutive general elections for Federal office from the official list of eligible voters in elections for Federal office on the ground that the registrant has changed residence, if the registrant fails to respond to written notices requesting confirmation of the registrant's residence.
H R 225 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to permit certain aliens who are at least 55 years of age to obtain a 4-year nonimmigrant visitor's visa.
H R 226 To deem the Florida Panther to be an endangered species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973.
H R 227 To direct the Secretary of the Army to conduct a study of mitigation banks, and for other purposes.
H R 228 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow penalty-free withdrawals from IRAs for certain purposes, to increase the amount of tax deductible IRA contributions, and for other purposes.
H R 229 To amend the Community Reinvestment Act of 1977, the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, and the Fair Housing Act to improve the administration of such Acts, to prohibit redlining in connection with the provision of credit, and for other purposes.
H R 230 To ensure that insurance against the risk of catastrophic natural disasters, such as hurricanes, earthquakes, and volcanic eruptions, is available and affordable, and to provide for expanded hazard mitigation and relief, and for other purposes.
H R 231 To improve the integrity of the Social Security card and to provide for criminal penalties for fraud and related activity involving work authorization documents for purposes of the Immigration and Nationality Act.
H R 232 To amend title 28, United States Code, to require prosecutors in the Department of Justice to be ethical.
H R 233 To amend the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995.
H R 234 To amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 to allow employees to take, as additional leave, parental involvement leave to participate in or attend their children's educational and extracurricular activities and to clarify that leave may be taken for routine medical needs and to assist elderly relatives, and for other purposes.
H R 235 To amend title 5, United States Code, and the National Security Act of 1947 to require disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act regarding certain individuals.
H R 236 To prohibit Government contractors from being reimbursed by the Federal Government for certain environmental response costs.
H R 237 To amend title II of the Social Security Act to provide that an individual who has been denied benefits by reason of confinement to a public institution by reason of conviction for a sex offense shall continue to be denied benefits, upon completion of such confinement, while continuing to be confined thereafter by court order in a public institution.
H R 238 To amend the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 to make the Act more effective in preventing oil pollution in the Nation's waters through enhanced prevention of, and improved response to, oil spills, and to ensure that citizens and communities injured by oil spills are promptly and fully compensated, and for other purposes.
H R 239 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to impose penalties on self-dealing between certain tax-exempt organizations and disqualified persons, and for other purposes.
H R 240 To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide that consideration may not be denied to preference eligibles applying for certain positions in the competitive service, and for other purposes.
H R 241 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a deduction for capital gains for middle income taxpayers.
H R 242 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to eliminate the marriage penalty under the one-time exclusion of gain on the sale of a principal residence by an individual who has attained age 55.
H R 243 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide for expenditure limitations and public financing for House of Representatives general elections, and for other purposes.
H R 244 To terminate ocean dumping at the Mud Dump Site and other sites within the New York Bight Apex off the coast of New Jersey.
H R 245 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to phaseout the tax of capital gains, to increase the unified credit under the estate and gift taxes, and to increase the maximum benefit under section 2032A to $1,000,000.
H R 246 To restore the authority of the Secretary of Agriculture to extend existing and expiring contracts under the conservation reserve program.
H R 247 To allow for a one year extension on conservation reserve program contracts expiring in 1997.
H R 248 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to require the disclosure of certain information by persons conducting polls by telephone during campaigns for election for Federal office.
H R 249 To repeal the Federal estate and gift taxes.
H R 250 To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide authority for the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to extend priority health care to veterans who served during the Persian Gulf War in Israel or Turkey.
H R 251 To establish an Office of Inspector General for the Medicare and Medicaid Programs.
H R 252 To amend the Black Lung Benefits Act to provide for more just procedures for certain claims due to pneumoconiosis.
H R 253 To modify the requirements applicable to locatable minerals on public domain lands, consistent with the principles of self-initiation of mining claims, and for other purposes.
H R 254 To further enhance flood control efforts along the Greenbrier River Basin in the State of West Virginia.
H R 255 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the deposit of the general revenue portion of highway motor fuel excise tax revenues into the highway trust fund.
H R 256 To provide for the retention of the name of Mount McKinley.
H R 257 To amend the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 to allow small communities to use limited space in public facilities acquired, constructed, or rehabilitated using community development block grant funds for local government offices.
H R 258 To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide for mandatory coverage of services furnished by nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists under State Medicaid plans.
H R 259 To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the prevention of fetal alcohol syndrome, and for other purposes.
H R 260 To establish a Presidential commission to determine the validity of certain land claims arising out of the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo of 1848 involving the descendants of persons who were Mexican citizens at the time of the Treaty.
H R 261 To amend part E of title IV of the Social Security Act to provide for Federal funding of foster care and adoption assistance programs of Indian tribes.
H R 262 To amend the Act to establish a Redwood National Park in the State of California, to increase efficiency and cost savings in the management of Redwood National Park by authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to enter into agreements with the State of California to acquire from and provide to the State goods and services to be used by the National Park Service and the State of California in the cooperative management of lands in Redwood National Park and lands in Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park, Jebediah Smith Redwoods State Park, and Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, and for other purposes.
H R 263 To provide for the disposition of unoccupied and substandard multifamily housing projects owned by the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.
H R 264 To amend the Electronic Fund Transfer Act to require notice of certain fees imposed by the operator of an automated teller machine in connection with an electronic fund transfer initiated by a consumer at the machine, and for other purposes.
H R 265 To amend the United States Housing Act of 1937 to increase public housing opportunities for intact families.
H R 266 To evaluate the effectiveness of certain community efforts in coordination with local police departments in preventing and removing violent crime and drug trafficking from the community, in increasing economic development in the community, and in preventing or ending retaliation by perpetrators of crime against community residents, and for other purposes.
H R 267 To require States to impose criminal penalties on persons who willfully fail to pay child support, as a condition of Federal funding of State child support enforcement programs.
H R 268 To enhance competition in the financial services sector and merge the commercial bank and savings association charters.
H R 269 To provide for a role models academy demonstration program.
H R 270 To amend part B of title IV of the Social Security Act to provide for a set-aside of funds for States that have enacted certain divorce laws, to amend the Legal Services Corporation Act to prohibit the use of funds made available under the Act to provide legal assistance in certain proceedings relating to divorces and legal separations, and for other purposes.
H R 271 To establish a Second National Blue Ribbon Commission to Eliminate Waste in Government.
H R 272 To amend the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974 to prohibit the consideration of retroactive tax increases.
H R 273 To amend the Food Stamp Act of 1977 to require States to use electronic benefit transfer systems, and for other purposes.
H R 274 To amend the Truth in Lending Act to require a credit card issuer to disclose, in any preapproved application, solicitation, or offer to open a credit card account under an open end consumer credit plan, each rate of interest that will actually apply to any credit extended under such plan, and for other purposes.
H R 275 To combat domestic terrorism.
H R 276 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a $100,000 lifetime deduction for net capital gain.
H R 277 To increase penalties and strengthen enforcement of environmental crimes, and for other purposes.
H R 278 To make changes in Federal juvenile justice proceedings, and to foster youth development and prevent juvenile crime and delinquency.
H R 279 To award a congressional gold medal to Francis Albert Sinatra.
H R 280 To require the Federal Communications Commission to implement the recommendations of the Joint Board concerning universal service support for schools and libraries.
H R 281 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to apply to Hispanic-serving institutions of higher education the same student loan default rate limitations applicable to historically Black colleges and universities.
H R 282 To designate the United States Post Office building located at 153 East 110th Street, New York, New York, as the "Oscar Garcia Rivera Post Office Building".
H R 283 To permit members of the House of Representatives to donate used computer equipment to public elementary and secondary schools designated by the members.
H R 284 To repeal the Cuban Democracy Act of 1992 and the Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity (LIBERTAD) Act of 1996.
H R 285 To reinstate the authorization of cash remittances to family members in Cuba under the Cuban Assets Control Regulations.
H R 286 To protect the constitutional right to travel to foreign countries.
H R 287 To allow for news bureau exchanges between the United States and Cuba.
H R 288 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage under part B of the Medicare program of medical nutrition therapy services of registered dietitians and nutrition professionals.
H R 289 To amend the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and the egg, meat, and poultry inspection laws to ensure that consumers receive notification regarding food products produced from crops, livestock, or poultry raised on land on which sewage sludge was applied.
H R 290 To provide demonstration grants to establish clearing houses for the distribution to community-based organizations of information on prevention of youth violence and crime.
H R 291 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for designation of overpayments and contributions to the United States Library Trust Fund, and for other purposes.
H R 292 To require Congress to specify the source of authority under the United States Constitution for the enactment of laws, and for other purposes.
H R 293 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax credits for Indian investment and employment, and for other purposes.
H R 294 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to treat for unemployment compensation purposes Indian tribal governments the same as State or local units of government or as nonprofit organizations.
H R 295 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the issuance of tax-exempt bonds by Indian tribal governments, and for other purposes.
H R 296 To privatize the Federal Power Marketing Administrations, and for other purposes.
H R 297 To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for programs of research on prostate cancer.
H R 298 To require recreational camps to report information concerning deaths and certain injuries and illnesses to the Secretary of Health and Human Services, to direct the Secretary to collect the information in a central data system, to establish a President's Advisory Council on Recreational Camps, and for other purposes.
H R 299 To authorize appropriations for the payment of United States arrearages in assessed contributions to the United Nations for prior years and to authorize appropriations for the payment of assessed contributions of the United States for United Nations peacekeeping operations.
H R 300 To amend title 49, United States Code, to permit a State located within 5 miles of an airport in another State to participate in the process for approval of airport development projects at the airport.
H R 301 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of early detection of prostate cancer and certain drug treatment services under part B of the Medicare program and to amend chapter 17 of title 38, United States Code, to provide for coverage of such early detection and treatment services under the programs of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
H R 302 Entitled "Rocky Mountain National Park Wilderness Act of 1997".
H R 303 To amend title 38, United States Code, to permit retired members of the Armed Forces who have service-connected disabilities to receive compensation from the Department of Veterans Affairs concurrently with retired pay, without deduction from either.
H R 304 To amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to employment opportunities in the Department of Health and Human Services for women who are scientist, and for other purposes.
H R 305 To provide protection from sexual predators.
H R 306 To prohibit discrimination against individuals and their family members on the basis of genetic information, or a request for genetic services.
H R 307 To amend the vaccine injury compensation portion of the Public Health Service Act to permit a petition for compensation to be submitted within 48 months of the first symptoms of injury.
H R 308 To amend chapter 15 of title 5, United States Code, to eliminate the provision prohibiting certain State and local employees from seeking elective office.
H R 309 To prohibit federally sponsored research pertaining to the legalization of drugs.
H R 310 To require random drug testing of Federal legislative branch Members, officers, and employees.
H R 311 To amend the Taiwan Relations Act.
H R 312 To prohibit United States voluntary and assessed contributions to the United Nations if the United Nations imposes any tax or fee on United States persons or continues to develop or promote proposals for such taxes or fees.
H R 313 To amend the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988 to eliminate the discretion of the court in connection with the denial of certain Federal benefits upon conviction of certain drug offenses.
H R 314 To amend title 18, United States Code, to modify the death penalty for drug kingpins.
H R 315 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the child care credit for lower-income working parents, and for other purposes.
H R 316 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a refundable income tax credit for the recycling of hazardous wastes.
H R 317 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit against income tax for the purchase of a principal residence by a first-time homebuyer.
H R 318 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a Federal income tax credit for tuition.
H R 319 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to restore the prior law exclusion for scholarships and fellowships and to restore the deduction for interest on educational loans.
H R 320 To prohibit the entry into the United States of items produced, grown, or manufactured in the People's Republic of China with the use of forced labor.
H R 321 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow health insurance premiums to be fully deductible to the extent not in excess of $3,000.
H R 322 To amend title II of the Social Security Act to provide that an individual's entitlement to any benefit thereunder shall continue through the month of his or her death (without affecting any other person's entitlement to benefits for that month) and that such individual's benefit shall be payable for such month only to the extent proportionate to the number of days in such month preceding the date of such individual's death.
H R 323 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that tax-exempt interest shall not be taken into account in determining the amount of Social Security benefits included in gross income.
H R 324 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the unified estate and gift tax credit to an exemption equivalent of $1,200,000, and to provide a cost-of-living adjustment for such amount.
H R 325 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that the unrelated business income tax shall apply to the gaming activities of Indian tribes.
H R 326 To amend title II of the Social Security Act so as to remove the limitation upon the amount of outside income which an individual may earn while receiving benefits thereunder.
H R 327 To prohibit retroactive Federal income tax rate increases.
H R 328 To amend the Public Health Service Act and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to prohibit health issuers and group health plans from discriminating against individuals on the basis of genetic information.
H R 329 To require States that receive funds under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to enact a law that requires the expulsion of students who are convicted of a crime of violence.
H R 330 To repeal the provision of law under which pay for Members of Congress is automatically adjusted.
H R 331 To prohibit foreign assistance to Russia unless certain requirements relating to Russian intelligence activities, relations between Russia and certain countries, Russian arms control policy, and the reform of the Russian economy are met.
H R 332 To amend the Controlled Substances Act and the Controlled Substances Import and Export Act with respect to penalties for powder cocaine and crack cocaine offenses.
H R 333 To amend the Controlled Substances Act to require that courts, upon the criminal conviction under that Act, notify the employer of the convicted person.
H R 334 To amend the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act to bring more balance into the negotiation of Tribal-State compacts, to require an individual participating in class II or class III Indian gaming to be physically present at the authorized gaming activity, and for other purposes.
H R 335 To establish the Commission on the Future for America's Veterans.
H R 336 To amend titles II and XVIII of the Social Security Act to ensure the integrity of the Social Security trust funds by reconstituting the Boards of Trustees of such trust funds and the Managing Trustee of such trust funds to increase their independence, by providing for annual investment plans to guide investment of amounts in such trust funds, and by removing unnecessary restrictions on investment and disinvestment of amounts in such trust funds.
H R 337 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to ensure access to services and prevent fraud and abuse for enrollees of managed care plans, to amend standards for Medicare supplemental polices, to modify the Medicare select program, and to provide other protections for beneficiaries of health plans generally, and for other purposes.
H R 338 To prospectively repeal section 210 of the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978.
H R 339 To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide a national standard in accordance with which nonresidents of a State may carry certain concealed firearms in the State, and to exempt qualified current and former law enforcement officers from State laws prohibiting the carrying of concealed handguns.
H R 340 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the withholding of income taxes and to require individuals to pay estimated taxes on a monthly basis.
H R 341 To establish limitations with respect to the disclosure and use of genetic information, and for other purposes.
H R 342 To provide for the comparable treatment of Federal employees and Members of Congress and the President during a period in which there is a Federal Government shutdown.
H R 343 To provide that pay for Members of Congress may not be increased by any adjustment scheduled to take effect in a year immediately following a fiscal year in which a deficit in the budget of the United States Government exists.
H R 344 To establish the Bipartisan Commission on the Future of Medicare to make findings and issue recommendations on the future of the Medicare program.
H R 345 To repeal the National Voter Registration Act of 1993.
H R 346 To clarify the effect on the citizenship of an individual of the individual's birth in the United States.
H R 347 To effect a moratorium on immigration by aliens other than refugees, priority workers, and the spouses and children of United States citizens.
H R 348 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the unified credit against estate and gift taxes to an amount equivalent to a $1,000,000 exclusion.
H R 349 To amend title II of the Social Security Act so as to remove the limitation upon the amount of outside income which an individual may earn while receiving benefits thereunder.
H R 350 To amend title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1986 to encourage States to enact a Law Enforcement Officer's Bill of Rights, to provide standards and protection for the conduct of internal police investigations, and for other purposes.
H R 351 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to make appropriate improvements to a county road located in the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, and to prohibit construction of a scenic shoreline drive in that national lakeshore.
H R 352 To provide for return of excess amounts from official allowances of Members of the House of Representatives to the Treasury for deficit reduction.
H R 353 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify the treatment of educational grants by private foundations, and for other purposes.
H R 354 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit individuals who are not citizens of the United States from making contributions in connection with an election for Federal office.
H R 355 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to require the national committees of political parties to file pre-general election reports with the Federal Election Commission without regard to whether or not the parties have made contributions or expenditures under such Act during the periods covered by such reports.
H R 356 To improve health status in medically disadvantaged communities through comprehensive community-based managed care programs.
H R 357 To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to fund adolescent health demonstration projects.
H R 358 To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to reduce infant mortality through improvement of coverage of services to pregnant women and infants under the Medicaid program.
H R 359 To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to require State Medicaid programs to provide coverage of screening mammography and screening pap smears.
H R 360 To amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to prohibit the international export and import of certain solid waste.
H R 361 To require the Consumer Product Safety Commission to ban toys which in size, shape, or overall appearance resemble real handguns.
H R 362 To improve Federal enforcement against health care fraud and abuse.
H R 363 To amend section 2118 of the Energy Policy Act of 1992 to extend the Electric and Magnetic Fields Research and Public Information Dissemination Program.
H R 364 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for Medicare contracting reforms, and for other purposes.
H R 365 To amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Fair Housing Act to prohibit discrimination on the basis of affectional or sexual orientation, and for other purposes.
H R 366 To require the surgical removal of silicone gel and saline filled breast implants, to provide for research on silicone and other chemicals used in the manufacture of breast implants, and for other purposes.
H R 367 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to place the burden of proof on the Secretary of the Treasury in civil cases and on the taxpayer in administrative proceedings, to require 15 days notice and judicial consent before seizure, to exclude civil damages for unauthorized collection actions from income, and for other purposes.
H R 368 To amend the Organic Act of Guam to provide the government of Guam with a right-of-first refusal regarding excess Federal real property located in Guam.
H R 369 To require the Federal Communications Commission to prescribe rules to protect public safety by preventing broadcasts that create hazards for motorists.
H R 370 To require that wages paid under a Federal contract are greater than the local poverty line, and for other purposes.
H R 371 To expedite the naturalization of aliens who served with special guerrilla units in Laos.
H R 372 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an exclusion from gross income for that portion of a governmental pension received by an individual which does not exceed the maximum benefits payable under title II of the Social Security Act which could have been excluded from income for the taxable year.
H R 373 To amend the Small Business Act to strengthen existing protections for small business participation in Federal contracting opportunities, to provide for assessments of the impacts on small businesses of the steadily increasing use of contract bundling by the procurement activities of the various Federal agencies, and for other purposes.
H R 374 To amend the Act popularly known as the "Sikes Act" to enhance fish and wildlife conservation and natural resources management programs.
H R 375 For the relief of Margarito Domantay.
H R 376 To require approval of an application for compensation for the death of Wallace B. Sawyer, Jr.
H R 377 For the relief of Inna Hecker Grade.
H R 378 For the relief of Heraclio Tolley.
H R 379 For the relief of Larry Errol Pieterse.
H R 380 For the relief of Robert and Verda Shatusky.
H R 381 To renew patent numbered 3,387,268, relating to a quotation monitoring unit, for a period of 10 years.
H R 382 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a deduction for the payment of postsecondary education expenses.
H R 383 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of early detection of prostate cancer and certain drug treatment services under part B of the Medicare program, to amend chapter 17 of title 38, United States Code, to provide for coverage of such early detection and treatment services under the programs of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and to expand research and education programs of the National Institutes of Health and the Public Health Service relating to prostate cancer.
H R 384 To exclude certain veterans' compensation and pension amounts from consideration as adjusted income for purposes of determining the amount of rent paid by a family for a dwelling unit assisted under the United States Housing Act of 1937.
H R 385 To amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to the participation of the public in governmental decisions regarding the location of group homes established pursuant to the program of block grants for the prevention and treatment of substance abuse.
H R 386 To substitute evaluations of educational quality for cohort default rates in eligibility determinations for proprietary institutions of higher education under the Federal student assistance programs.
H R 387 To terminate the authorities of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation.
H R 388 To prohibit all United States military and economic assistance for Turkey until the Turkish Government takes certain actions to resolve the Cyprus problem and complies with its obligations under international law.
H R 389 Concerning denial of passports to noncustodial parents subject to State arrest warrants in cases of nonpayment of child support.
H R 390 To amend section 207 of title 18, United States Code, to increase to 5 years the period during which former Members of Congress may not engage in certain lobbying activities.
H R 391 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide incentives for investments in tax enterprise zone businesses and domestic businesses.
H R 392 To provide for economic growth by reducing income taxes for most Americans, by encouraging the purchase of American-made products, and by extending transportation-related spending, and for other purposes.
H R 393 To prohibit the commercial harvesting of Atlantic striped bass in the coastal waters and the exclusive economic zone.
H R 394 To provide for the release of the reversionary interest held by the United States in certain property located in the County of Iosco, Michigan.
H R 395 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to simplify the assessment and collection of the excise tax arrows.
H R 396 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that the alternative minimum tax shall not apply to installment sales of farm property.
H R 397 To require that the President transmit to Congress, that the congressional Budget Committees report, and that the Congress consider a balanced budget for each fiscal year.
H R 398 To amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to exempt pesticide rinse water degradation systems from subtitle C permit requirements.
H R 399 To prohibit the provision of financial assistance by the Federal Government to any person who is more than 60 days delinquent in the payment of any child support obligation.
H R 400 To amend title 35, United States Code, with respect to patents, and for other purposes.
H R 401 To modify the application of the antitrust laws to encourage the licensing and other use of certain intellectual property.
H R 402 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow employers a tax credit for hiring displaced homemakers.
H R 403 To modify the provision of law which provides a permanent appropriation for the compensation of Members of Congress, and for other purposes.
H R 404 To amend the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 to authorize the transfer to State and local governments of certain surplus property for use for law enforcement or public safety purposes.
H R 405 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of expanded nursing facility and in-home services for dependent individuals under the Medicare program, to provide for coverage of outpatient prescription drugs under part B of such program, and for other purposes.
H R 406 To establish the Independent Commission on Medicare to make recommendations on how to best match the structure of the Medicare program with the funding made available for the program by Congress, to provide for expedited consideration in Congress of the Commission's recommendations, and to establish a default process for meeting Congressional spending targets for the Medicare program if Congress rejects the Commission's recommendations.
H R 407 To allow postal patrons to contribute to funding for breast-cancer research through the voluntary purchase of certain specially issued United States postage stamps.
H R 408 To amend the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 to support the International Dolphin Conservation Program in the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean, and for other purposes.
H R 409 To amend title 10, United States Code, to restore the provisions of chapter 76 of that title (relating to missing persons) as in effect before the amendments made by the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1997.
H R 410 To prohibit the regulation of the use of any tobacco or tobacco product as a sponsor of an event of the National Association of Stock Car Automobile Racing, its agents or affiliates, or any other professional motor sports association by the Secretary of Health and Human Services or any other instrumentality of the Federal Government.
H R 411 To restore freedom of choice to women in the uniformed services serving outside the United States.
H R 412 To approve a settlement agreement between the Bureau of Reclamation and the Oroville-Tonasket Irrigation District.
H R 413 To prohibit further extension or establishment of any national monument in Washington State without full public participation and an express Act of Congress, and for other purposes.
H R 414 To authorize the use of the Medicare trust funds to reimburse the Department of Defense for certain health care services provided to Medicare-eligible covered military beneficiaries.
H R 415 To modify the application of the antitrust laws to health care provider networks that provide health care services, and for other purposes.
H R 416 To amend section 207 of title 18, United States Code, to further restrict Federal officers and employees from representing or advising foreign entities after leaving Government service.
H R 417 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide annual screening mammography and waive deductibles and coinsurance for screening mammography under the Medicare program.
H R 418 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of an annual screening mammography under part B of the Medicare program for women age 65 or older.
H R 419 To establish a temporary commission to recommend reforms in the laws relating to elections for Federal office.
H R 420 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the exclusion of gain on certain small business stock and to allow nonrecognition on gain from the sale of such stock if other small business stock is purchased.
H R 421 To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to require State Medicaid plans to provide coverage of screening mammography.
H R 422 To require the Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor Statistics to conduct time use surveys of unremunerated work performed in the United States and to calculate the monetary value of such work.
H R 423 To direct the Federal Trade Commission to impose civil monetary penalties against persons disseminating false political advertisements.
H R 424 To provide for increased mandatory minimum sentences for criminals possessing firearms, and for other purposes.
H R 425 To amend title 18, United States Code, to punish false statements during debate on the floor of either House of Congress.
H R 426 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that the alternative minimum tax shall not apply to installment sales of farm property.
H R 427 To allow for a one year extension on conservation reserve program contracts expiring in 1997.
H R 428 To provide that the property of innocent owners is not subject to forfeiture under the laws of the United States.
H R 429 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for special immigrant status for NATO civilian employees in the same manner as for employees of international organizations.
H R 430 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the exclusion for employer-provided educational assistance.
H R 431 To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to allow employees in classified positions in community colleges to serve in certified or other academic capacities.
H R 432 To amend title 10, United States Code, to provide for the issuance of a nuclear radiation medal to persons who while members of the Armed Forces participated in an activity resulting in risk of exposure to nuclear radiation.
H R 433 To enhance the National Park System, and for other purposes.
H R 434 To provide for the conveyance of small parcels of land in the Carson National Forest and the Santa Fe National Forest, New Mexico, to the village of El Rito and the town of Jemez Springs, New Mexico.
H R 435 To provide for the establishment of uniform accounting systems, accounting standards, and accounting reporting systems in the Federal Government, and for other purposes.
H R 436 To eliminate certain benefits for Members of Congress.
H R 437 To reauthorize the National Sea Grant College Program Act, and for other purposes.
H R 438 To rescind the consent of Congress to the Northeast Interstate Dairy Compact.
H R 439 To prohibit acquisitions of land or waters for the National Wildlife Refuge System if wildlife refuge revenue sharing payments have not been made for the preceding fiscal year.
H R 440 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow certain corporations and certain trusts to be shareholders of subchapter S corporations.
H R 441 To repeal the Impoundment Control Act of 1974.
H R 442 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income up to $500,000 of gain on the sale of a principle residence and up to $500,000 of gain on the sale of farmland.
H R 443 To amend part A of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to deny Medicare payment with respect to non-profit hospitals that transfer assets or control to for-profit entities without approval.
H R 444 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to assist in assuring health coverage for workers over 55 who leave employment.
H R 445 To provide that the firearms prohibitions applicable by reason of a domestic violence misdemeanor conviction do not apply to government entities.
H R 446 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to encourage savings and investment through individual retirement accounts, and for other purposes.
H R 447 To amend title 39, United States Code, to require the United States Postal Service to accept a change-of-address order from a commercial mail receiving agency and to forward mail to the new address.
H R 448 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of early detection of prostate cancer and certain drug treatment services under part B of the Medicare program, to amend chapter 17 of title 38, United States Code, to provide for coverage of such early detection and treatment services under the programs of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and to expand research and education programs of the National Institutes of Health and the Public Health Service relating to prostate cancer.
H R 449 To provide for the orderly disposal of certain Federal lands in Clark County, Nevada, and to provide for the acquisition of environmentally sensitive lands in the State of Nevada.
H R 450 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to simplify the method of payment of taxes on distilled spirits.
H R 451 To provide for a special Medicare part B enrollment period and a special medigap open enrollment period for certain military retirees and dependents.
H R 452 To amend the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act to provide adequate and certain remedies for sovereign tribal governments, and for other purposes.
H R 453 To amend the Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921, to make it unlawful for any stockyard owner, market agency, or dealer to transfer or market nonambulatory cattle, sheep, swine, horses, mules, or goats, and for other purposes.
H R 454 To amend the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 to provide enhanced penalties for crimes against elderly and child victims.
H R 455 To authorize the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to make grants to the States of New York and Connecticut for the purpose of demonstrating methods of improving water quality in Long Island Sound.
H R 456 To amend chapter 211 of title 49, United States Code, with respect to hours of service of railroad employees, and for other purposes.
H R 457 To amend the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to provide for budgeting for emergencies through the establishment of a budget reserve account, and for other purposes.
H R 458 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to ban soft money in elections for Federal office, and for other purposes.
H R 459 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require health maintenance organizations participating in the Medicare program to assure access to out-of-network services to Medicare beneficiaries enrolled with such organizations.
H R 460 To amend the Housing Act of 1949 to provide for private servicing of rural housing loans made under section 502 of such Act.
H R 461 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit against income tax for the purchase and installation of agricultural water conservation systems.
H R 462 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to control House of Representatives campaign spending, and for other purposes.
H R 463 To prohibit, in connection with the termination of Army activities at the Stratford Army Engine Plant, Stratford, Connecticut, the expenditure of Federal funds to cover the costs of relocating a Government contractor currently located at that installation.
H R 464 To amend title II of the Social Security Act to establish, for purposes of disability determinations under such title, a uniform minimum level of earnings, for demonstrating ability to engage in substantial gainful activity, at the level currently applicable solely to blind individuals.
H R 465 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a tax credit for investment necessary to revitalize communities within the United States, and for other purposes.
H R 466 To amend title 38, United States Code, to extend the period of time for the manifestation of chronic disabilities due to undiagnosed symptoms in veterans who served in the Persian Gulf War in order for those disabilities to be compensable by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
H R 467 To amend the Commodity Exchange Act to provide a conditional exemption for certain transactions involving professional markets, to clarify the effect of the designation of a board of trade as a contract market, to simplify the process for implementing contract market rules, to regulate audit trail requirements, to establish cost-benefit analysis requirements, to combat fraud in transactions in or involving foreign currency, and for other purposes.
H R 468 To amend section 8 of the United States Housing Act of 1937 to provide for rental assistance payments to assist certain owners of manufactured homes who rent the lots on which their homes are located.
H R 469 To amend the Veterans' Benefits Improvement Act of 1996 to eliminate the requirement that members of the Commission on Servicemembers and Veterans Transition Assistance be allocated to separate programs.
H R 470 To curtail illegal immigration through increased enforcement of the employer sanctions provisions in the Immigration and Nationality Act and related laws.
H R 471 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to not count work experience as an unauthorized alien for purposes of admission as an employment-based immigrant or an H-1B nonimmigrant.
H R 472 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit nonparty multicandidate political committee contributions in elections for Federal office.
H R 473 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit nonparty multicandidate political committee contributions in elections for Federal office, and for other purposes.
H R 474 To improve the criminal law relating to fraud against consumers.
H R 475 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for offering the option of Medicare coverage through qualified provider-sponsored organizations (PSOs), and for other purposes.
H R 476 To prohibit the possession or transfer of non-sporting handguns.
H R 477 To amend titles 23 and 49, United States Code, relating to metropolitan planning.
H R 478 To amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to improve the ability of individuals and local, State, and Federal agencies to comply with that Act in building, operating, maintaining, or repairing flood control projects, facilities, or structures.
H R 479 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify the treatment of funeral trusts.
H R 480 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to ensure that members of tax-exempt organizations are notified of the portion of their dues used for political and lobbying activities, and for other purposes.
H R 481 To provide for the establishment of a Professional Trade Service Corps, and for other purposes.
H R 482 To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide a one-stop information service for individuals with serious life-threatening diseases.
H R 483 To authorize appropriations for the payment of United States arrearages to the United Nations.
H R 484 To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to permit State and local government workers to perform volunteer services for their employer or community organization or purpose without requiring the employer to pay them compensation.
H R 485 To appropriate funds for the purpose of implementing the compromise between the Forest Service and timber contractors operating in the Vallecitos sustained-yield unit, New Mexico, in order to preserve large diameter old growth pine trees located in the unit.
H R 486 To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to promote greater telecommunications and information services to Native Americans, and for other purposes.
H R 487 To amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to the health of individuals who are members of minority groups, and for other purposes.
H R 488 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to enter into an agreement with the Arch Hurley Conservancy District in New Mexico, authorizing the District to prepay any amounts outstanding under water reclamation repayment contracts.
H R 489 To amend the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 as regards the National Park Service, and for other purposes.
H R 490 To relieve the Puerto Rico Housing Bank and Finance Agency and its assignees of liability for certain loans subject to the Truth-in-Lending Act.
H R 491 To prohibit the Department of State from imposing a charge or fee for providing passport information to the general public.
H R 492 To apply the same quality and safety standards to domestically manufactured handguns that are currently applied to imported handguns.
H R 493 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to reform the financing of Federal elections, and for other purposes.
H R 494 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 with respect to the treatment of crops destroyed by casualty.
H R 495 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to double the maximum benefit under the special estate tax valuation rules for certain farm, etc., real property.
H R 496 To amend title 5, United States Code, to include medical foods as a specific item for which coverage may be provided under the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program.
H R 497 An Act to amend the Federal charter for Group Hospitalization and Medical Services, Inc., and for other purposes.
H R 498 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to require certain disclosures with respect to phone bank communications.
H R 499 To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service under construction at 7411 Barlite Boulevard in San Antonio, Texas, as the "Frank M. Tejeda Post Office Building".
H R 500 To reprogram certain funds for fiscal year 1997 to provide additional agricultural assistance to Armenia.
H R 501 To amend the Anti Car Theft Act of 1992 to provide for the establishment of a toll-free telephone number for the reporting of stolen and abandoned passenger motor vehicles, and for other purposes.
H R 502 To prevent the implementation of parity payments and certain marketing quotas under the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 and the Agricultural Act of 1949, to reduce the amounts available for payments under production flexibility contracts entered into under the Agricultural Market Transition Act, and to shorten the period during which such payments will be made.
H R 503 To amend the General Education Provisions Act to allow State and county prosecutors access to student records in certain cases.
H R 504 To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 relating to the minimum wage and overtime exemption for employees subject to certain leave policies.
H R 505 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to encourage economic development through the creation of additional empowerment zones and enterprise communities and to encourage the cleanup of contaminated brownfield sites.
H R 506 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide for public funding for House of Representatives elections, and for other purposes.
H R 507 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt from income tax the gain from the sale of a business closely held by an individual who has attained age 62, and for other purposes.
H R 508 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make the FICA tax inapplicable to overtime hours of small business employees.
H R 509 To protect the retirement security of Americans.
H R 510 To establish a Federal cause of action for failure of State and local public employee pension plans to meet the terms of such plans, subject to differing burdens of proof depending on whether changes in the plan relating to employer contributions are subject, under the law of the principal State involved, to qualified review boards.
H R 511 To amend the National Wildlife Refuge System Administration Act of 1966 to improve the management of the National Wildlife Refuge System, and for other purposes.
H R 512 To prohibit the expenditure of funds from the Land and Water Conservation Fund for the creation of new National Wildlife Refuges without specific authorization from Congress pursuant to a recommendation from the United States Fish and Wildlife Service to create the refuge.
H R 513 To exempt certain contracts entered into by the government of the District of Columbia from review by the Council of the District of Columbia.
H R 514 To permit the waiver of District of Columbia residency requirements for certain employees of the Office of the Inspector General of the District of Columbia, and for other purposes.
H R 515 To eliminate corporate welfare.
H R 516 To establish the Federal authority to regulate tobacco and other tobacco products containing nicotine.
H R 517 To amend title 10, United States Code, to establish a sentence under the Uniform Code of Military Justice of confinement for life without eligibility for parole and to provide that a decision to deny parole for a military offender serving a sentence of confinement for life maybe appealed only to the President.
H R 518 To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide the death penalty for the intentional transmission of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus to an innocent victim of a Federal offense.
H R 519 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend the special rule for charitable contributions to private foundations of stock for which market quotations are readily available.
H R 520 To amend title 28, United States Code, to provide for reassignment of certain Federal cases upon request of a party.
H R 521 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to make certain changes to hospice care under the Medicare program.
H R 522 To amend the Internal Revenue Code 1986 to permit the issuance of tax-exempt bonds for the economic development of distressed communities.
H R 523 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit for the cleanup of certain contaminated industrial sites and to allow the use of tax-exempt redevelopment bonds for such cleanup.
H R 524 To require the mandatory reporting of deaths resulting from the prescribing, dispensing, and administration of drugs, to allow the continuation of voluntary reporting programs, and for other purposes.
H R 525 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the estate and gift taxes and the tax on generation skipping transfers.
H R 526 To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to adjust the maximum hour exemption for agricultural employees, and for other purposes.
H R 527 To terminate the authorities of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation.
H R 528 To authorize further appropriations for clean up and repair of damages to facilities of Yosemite National Park caused by heavy rains and flooding in December 1996 and January 1997.
H R 529 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to exempt certain small lenders from the audit requirements of the guaranteed student loan program.
H R 530 To provide for implementation of prohibitions against payment of social security benefits to prisoners, and for other purposes.
H R 531 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to limit the applicability of the generation-skipping transfer tax.
H R 532 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to restore the deduction for lobbying expenses in connection with State legislation.
H R 533 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify the treatment of frequent flyer mileage awards.
H R 534 To provide as a demonstration project a Transition to Work Program for individuals entitled to disability benefits under title II of the Social Security Act, and for other purposes.
H R 535 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a capital loss deduction with respect to the sale or exchange of a principal residence.
H R 536 To reestablish the Office of Noise Abatement and Control in the Environmental Protection Agency.
H R 537 To amend the law popularly known as the Presidential Records Act of 1978 and the law popularly known as Privacy Act, to ensure that Federal Bureau of Investigation records containing sensitive background security information that are provided to the White House are properly protected for privacy and security.
H R 538 To require explosive materials to contain taggants to enable law enforcement authorities to trace the source of the explosive material, whether before or after detonation.
H R 539 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow certain employees without employer-provided health coverage a refundable credit for their health insurance costs.
H R 540 To suspend temporarily the duty on certain materials used in the manufacture of skis and snowboards.
H R 541 To prohibit discrimination by the States on the basis of nonresidency in the licensing of dental health care professionals, and for other purposes.
H R 542 To amend title 10, United States Code, to provide that military reservists who are retained in active status after qualifying for reserve retired pay shall be given credit toward computation of such retired pay for service performed after so qualifying.
H R 543 To provide for award of the Navy Combat Action Ribbon based upon participation in ground or surface combat as a member of the Navy or Marine Corps during the period between July 4, 1943, and March 1, 1961.
H R 544 For the relief of Henry Johnson.
H R 545 To establish the Hudson and Mohawk Rivers National Historical Park in the State of New York, and for other purposes.
H R 546 To redesignate General Grant National Memorial as Grant's Tomb National Monument, and for other purposes.
H R 547 To require the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to establish grazing fees at fair market value for use of public grazing lands.
H R 548 To designate the United States courthouse located at 500 Pearl Street in New York City, New York, as the "Ted Weiss United States Courthouse".
H R 549 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for individuals who are residents of the District of Columbia a maximum rate of tax of 15 percent on income from sources within the District of Columbia.
H R 550 To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to establish requirements and provide assistance to prevent nonpoint sources of water pollution, and for other purposes.
H R 551 To amend the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of 1982 and title 23, United States Code, concerning length and weight limitations for vehicles operating on Federal-aid highways.
H R 552 To amend title 49, United States Code, to prohibit smoking on any scheduled airline flight segment in intrastate, interstate, or foreign air transportation.
H R 553 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude scholarships and fellowships from income, to restore the deduction for interest on educational loans, and to permit penalty-free withdrawals from individual retirement plans to pay higher education expenses.
H R 554 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for equalization of Medicare reimbursement rates to managed care plans to improve the health of residents of rural areas.
H R 555 To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to promote greater telecommunications and information services to Native Americans, and for other purposes.
H R 556 To amend the Public Health Service Act to establish a program of providing information and education to the public on the prevention and treatment of eating disorders.
H R 557 To amend the Public Health Service Act to establish a program for postreproductive health care.
H R 558 To amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to protect first amendment rights, and for other purposes.
H R 559 To amend title 38, United States Code, to add bronchiolo-alveolar carcinoma to the list of diseases presumed to be service-connected for certain radiation-exposed veterans.
H R 560 To amend the Social Security Act to provide for a program of health insurance for children under 18 years of age and for mothers-to-be.
H R 561 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require that group health plans and insurers offer access to coverage for children and to assist families in the purchase of such coverage, and for other purposes.
H R 562 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prevent, for unemployment compensation purposes, service performed by a person committed to a penal institution from being treated as employment.
H R 563 To establish a toll free number in the Department of Commerce to assist consumers in determining if products are American-made.
H R 564 To provide for the phase-out of existing private sector development enterprise funds for foreign countries and to prohibit the establishment of, or the support for, new private sector development enterprise funds, and for other purposes.
H R 565 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reinstate a 10-percent domestic investment tax credit, to provide a credit for the purchase of domestic durable goods, and for other purposes.
H R 566 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide annual and other opportunities for individuals enrolled under a medicare-select policy to change to a medigap policy without prejudice.
H R 567 To amend the Trademark Act of 1946 to provide for the registration and protection of trademarks used in commerce, in order to carry out provisions of certain international conventions, and for other purposes.
H R 568 To secure the voting rights of former felons who have been released from incarceration.
H R 569 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to reduce the amount that a nonparty multicandidate political committee may contribute to a candidate in a congressional election, and for other purposes.
H R 570 To make appropriations for fiscal year 1998 for a plant genetic conservation program.
H R 571 To amend the Act of March 3, 1931 (known as the Davis-Bacon Act) to require that contract work covered by the Act which requires licensing be performed by a person who is so licensed.
H R 572 To amend the National Labor Relations Act to require the National Labor Relations Board to assert jurisdiction in a labor dispute which occurs on Johnston Atoll, an unincorporated territory of the United States.
H R 573 To amend the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act to remove the requirement that exposure resulting in stomach cancer occur before age 30, and for other purposes.
H R 574 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for less restrictive standards for naturalization as a citizen of the United States for certain categories of persons.
H R 575 To amend title 10, United States Code, to extend eligibility to use the military health care system and commissary stores to an unremarried former spouse of a member of the uniformed services if the member performed at least 20 years of service which is creditable in determining the member's eligibility for retired pay and the former spouse was married to the member for a period of at least 17 years during those years of service.
H R 576 To direct the Secretary of the Interior to undertake the necessary feasibility studies regarding the establishment of certain new units of the National Park System in the State of Hawaii.
H R 577 To amend title II of the Social Security Act to provide for treatment of severe spinal cord injury equivalent to the treatment of blindness in determining whether earnings derived from services demonstrate an ability to engage in substantial gainful activity.
H R 578 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 with respect to the treatment of certain personal care services under the unemployment tax.
H R 579 To provide for a Federal program of insurance against the risk of catastrophic earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and hurricanes, and for other purposes.
H R 580 To require the Federal Government to consider as having arrived on time any sealed bid submitted in response to a solicitation for a procurement of goods or services if the bid was sent by an overnight message delivery service at least two working days before the date specified for receipt of bids.
H R 581 To amend Public Law 104-208 to provide that the President may make funds appropriated for population planning and other population assistance available on March 1, 1997, subject to restrictions on assistance to foreign organizations that perform or actively promote abortions.
H R 582 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to correct beneficiary overcharges for hospital outpatient department services and to provide for prospective payment for such services and to eliminate the formula-driven overpayments for certain hospital outpatient services.
H R 583 For the relief of David R. W. Light.
H R 584 For the relief of John Wesley Davis.
H R 585 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for prospective payment under the Medicare program for inpatient services of rehabilitation hospitals and units based on discharges classified by functional-related groups.
H R 586 To prohibit the restriction of certain types of medical communications between a health care provider and a patient.
H R 587 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to eliminate tax subsidies for ethanol fuel.
H R 588 To amend the National Trails System Act to create a new category of long-distance trails to be known as national discovery trails, to authorize the American Discovery Trail as the first trail in that category, and for other purposes.
H R 589 To amend the Fair Housing Act, and for other purposes.
H R 590 To amend the Act of September 30, 1961, to limit the antitrust exemption applicable to broadcasting agreements made by leagues of professional sports, and for other purposes.
H R 591 To require the Commissioner of Social Security and the Secretary of the Treasury to develop and implement measures to eliminate and prevent mismatching of earnings information maintained by the Social Security Administration and the Internal Revenue Service resulting in underpayment of Social Security benefits.
H R 592 To establish a priority in the disposal of real property resulting from the closure or realignment of military installations toward States and other entities that agree to convert the property into correctional facilities for youthful offenders to be operated as military-style boot camps and to require the Secretary of Defense to develop a program to promote the expanded use of such correctional facilities.
H R 593 To amend the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to provide for a sequestration of all budgetary accounts for fiscal year 1998 (except Social Security, Federal retirement, and interest on the debt) equal to 5 percent of the OMB baseline.
H R 594 To amend the Animal Welfare Act to ensure that all dogs and cats used by research facilities are obtained legally.
H R 595 To designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 475 Mulberry Street in Macon, Georgia, as the "William Augustus Bootle Federal Building and United States Courthouse".
H R 596 To prohibit further extension or establishment of any national monument without an express Act of Congress.
H R 597 To prohibit further extension or establishment of any national monument in Idaho without full public participation and an express Act of Congress, and for other purposes.
H R 598 To provide for certain military retirees and dependents a special Medicare part B enrollment period during which the late enrollment penalty is waived and a special medigap open enrollment period during which no underwriting is permitted.
H R 599 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce tax benefits for foreign corporations, and for other purposes.
H R 600 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to reform the financing of Federal election campaigns, and for other purposes.
H R 601 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to permit local educational agencies to waive the reimbursement of the agency otherwise required for an alien to be accorded nonimmigrant status to study at a public secondary school administered by the agency.
H R 602 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to require the Attorney General to provide for special consideration concerning the English language requirements with respect to the naturalization of individuals over 65 years of age.
H R 603 To prohibit Federal subsidies for the Tennessee Valley Authority after fiscal year 1998.
H R 604 To amend title 17, United States Code, with respect to the duration of copyright, and for other purposes.
H R 605 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify that certain school bus contractors and drivers are not employees.
H R 606 To amend the Appalachian Regional Development Act of 1965 to include Montgomery, Roanoke, and Rockbridge Counties, Virginia, as part of the Appalachian region.
H R 607 An Act to amend the National Housing Act to prevent the funding of unnecessary or excessive costs for obtaining a home equity conversion mortgage, to require automatic cancellation and notice of cancellation rights with respect to private mortgage insurance required as a condition for entering into a residential mortagage transaction, to abolish the Thrift Depositor Protection Oversight Board, and for other purposes.
H R 608 To direct the Secretary of the Interior to convey the Marion National Fish Hatchery and the Claude Harris National Aquacultural Research Center to the State of Alabama.
H R 609 To make improvements in the Black Lung Benefits Act.
H R 610 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit contributions and expenditures by multicandidate political committees controlled by foreign-owned corporations, and for other purposes.
H R 611 To close the United States Army School of the Americas.
H R 612 To amend title II of the Social Security Act to restore the link between the maximum amount of earnings by blind individuals permitted without demonstrating ability to engage in substantial gainful activity and the exempt amount permitted in determining excess earnings under the earnings test.
H R 613 To designate the Federal building located at 100 Alabama Street NW, in Atlanta, Georgia, as the "Sam Nunn Federal Center".
H R 614 To reduce the number of executive branch political appointees.
H R 615 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow expanded penalty-free withdrawals from certain retirement plans during periods of unemployment.
H R 616 To require that health plans provide coverage for a minimum hospital stay for mastectomies and lymph node dissection for the treatment of breast cancer, coverage for reconstructive surgery following mastectomies, and coverage for secondary consultations.
H R 617 To amend the Public Health Service Act and Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to require that group and individual health insurance coverage and group health plans provide coverage for annual screening mammography for women 40 years of age or older if the coverage or plans include coverage for diagnostic mammography.
H R 618 To prohibit the Secretary of Agriculture from using information from the National Cheese Exchange to fix minimum milk prices under Federal milk marketing orders.
H R 619 To prohibit the import, export, sale, purchase, possession, transportation, acquisition, and receipt of bear viscera or products that contain or claim to contain bear viscera, and for other purposes.
H R 620 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that the conducting of certain games of chance shall not be treated as an unrelated trade or business.
H R 621 To provide for parity in the treatment of mental illness.
H R 622 To amend title 4, United States Code, to declare English as the official language of the Government of the United States.
H R 623 To amend the Public Buildings Act of 1959 concerning the calculation of public building transactions.
H R 624 To amend the Armored Car Industry Reciprocity Act of 1993 to clarify certain requirements and to improve the flow of interstate commerce.
H R 625 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide additional consumer protections for Medicare supplemental insurance.
H R 626 To provide Federal housing assistance to Native Hawaiians.
H R 627 To establish a visa waiver pilot program for nationals of Korea who are traveling in tour groups to the United States.
H R 628 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to restore a 100 percent deduction for business meals and entertainment and the deduction for the travel expenses of spouses and others accompanying the taxpayer on business.
H R 629 To grant the consent of the Congress to the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact.
H R 630 To amend the Clean Air Act to permit the exclusive application of California State regulations regarding reformulated gas in certain areas within the State.
H R 631 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to place the burden on the Secretary of the Treasury of proving the accuracy of determinations forming a basis for certain notices of deficiency.
H R 632 To eliminate automatic pay adjustments for Members of Congress, and for other purposes.
H R 633 To amend the Foreign Service Act of 1980 to provide that the annuities of certain special agents and security personnel of the Department of State be computed in the same way as applies generally with respect to Federal law enforcement officers, and for other purposes.
H R 634 To amend the National Labor Relations Act to allow labor management cooperative efforts that improve economic competitiveness in the United States to continue to thrive, and for other purposes.
H R 635 To amend the Animal Welfare Act to extend the licensing requirements of the Act to additional dealers in animals and to strengthen the registration, prohibition, and enforcement provisions of the Act.
H R 636 To prohibit fund-raising at the White House and elsewhere.
H R 637 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit against the estate tax for certain transfers of real property for conservation purposes.
H R 638 To amend title 31, United States Code, to provide for continuing appropriations in the absence of regular appropriations.
H R 639 To establish a Commission on Structural Alternatives for the Federal Courts of Appeals.
H R 640 To amend the wetland conservation provisions of the Food Security Act of 1985 and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to permit the unimpeded use of privately owned crop, range, and pasture lands that have been used for the planting of crops or the grazing of livestock in at least five of preceding ten years.
H R 641 To implement equal protection under the 14th article of amendment to the Constitution for the right to life of each born and preborn human person from the moment of fertilization.
H R 642 To amend title 39, United States Code, to prevent certain types of mail matter from being sent by a Member of the House of Representatives as part of a mass mailing.
H R 643 To designate the United States courthouse to be constructed at the corner of Superior and Huron Roads, in Cleveland, Ohio, as the "Carl B. Stokes United States Courthouse".
H R 644 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the deposit of the general revenue portion of the motor fuel excise taxes into the Highway Trust Fund and Airport and Airway Trust Fund, and for other purposes.
H R 645 To amend the Commodity Exchange Act to require the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to regulate certain cash markets, such as the National Cheese Exchange, until the Commission determines that the market does not establish reference points for other transactions.
H R 646 To improve price discovery in milk and dairy markets by reducing the effects of the National Cheese Exchange on the basic formula price established under milk marketing orders, and for other purposes.
H R 647 To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to prescribe a salary base for an exemption of an employee for the wage requirements of such Act, and for other purposes.
H R 648 To prohibit the Secretary of Defense from treating as allowable costs under a defense contract any restructuring costs of the Boeing Company arising from its acquisition of the McDonnell Douglas Corporation.
H R 649 To amend sections of the Department of Energy Organization Act that are obsolete or inconsistent with other statutes and to repeal a related section of the Federal Energy Administration Act of 1974.
H R 650 To amend title 23, United States Code, to improve safety at public railway-highway crossings, and for other purposes.
H R 651 To extend the deadline under the Federal Power Act for the construction of a hydroelectric project located in the State of Washington, and for other purposes.
H R 652 To extend the deadline under the Federal Power Act for the construction of a hydroelectric project located in the State of Washington, and for other purposes.
H R 653 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to permit interactive computer services to provide their facilities free of charge to candidates for Federal offices for the purpose of disseminating campaign information and enhancing public debate.
H R 654 For the relief of Thomas McDermott, Sr.
H R 655 To give all American electricity consumers the right to choose among competitive providers of electricity, in order to secure lower electricity rates, higher quality services, and a more robust United States economy, and for other purposes.
H R 656 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that distributions from qualified State tuition programs which are used to pay educational expenses shall not be includible in gross income and to include as such expenses the cost of room and board.
H R 657 To establish a National Center for Rural Law Enforcement, and for other purposes.
H R 658 To provide for the conveyance to the City of Bangor, Maine, of unused military family housing located in the City.
H R 659 To amend the Clean Air Act and the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 to clarify the listing of a unique chemical substance.
H R 660 To amend title 28, United States Code, to allow an interlocutory appeal from a court order determining whether an action may be maintained as a class action.
H R 661 To make a technical correction to section 214(h) of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1980.
H R 662 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act relating to fulfillment by elderly persons of the requirements for naturalization.
H R 663 To amend the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 to provide for an exception to limited eligibility for the supplemental security income program for permanent resident aliens.
H R 664 To amend title 49, United States Code, relating to the installation of emergency locator transmitters on aircraft.
H R 665 To provide for the award of the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal to members of the Armed Forces who participate in Operation Joint Endeavor or Operation Joint Guard in the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
H R 666 To amend the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 relating to welfare and public benefits for aliens.
H R 667 To amend the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 to provide for an exception to limited eligibility for SSI and Food Stamps for totally and permanently disabled permanent resident aliens.
H R 668 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reinstate the Airport and Airway Trust Fund excise taxes, and for other purposes.
H R 669 To enhance competition in the financial services sector, and for other purposes.
H R 670 To amend title 49, United States Code, to permit States to impose fees to finance programs for providing air service to small communities.
H R 671 To prohibit the use of certain assistance provided under the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 and the Housing and Community Development Act of 1992 for employment relocation activities.
H R 672 To make technical amendments to certain provisions of title 17, United States Code.
H R 673 To provide for the extension of surcharges on patent fees.
H R 674 To authorize funds for construction of highways, and for other purposes.
H R 675 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to clarify the authority of the Secretary of Education with respect to eligibility standards for short-term educational programs.
H R 676 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to limit the penalty for late enrollment under the Medicare Program to 10 percent and twice the period of no enrollment.
H R 677 To amend the Tennessee Valley Authority Act of 1933 to provide that no funds are authorized to be appropriated to carry out that Act.
H R 678 To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the sesquicentennial of the birth of Thomas Alva Edison, to redesign the half dollar circulating coin for 1997 to commemorate Thomas Edison, and for other purposes.
H R 679 To amend the Clean Air Act to exclude beverage alcohol compounds emitted from aging warehouses from the definition of volatile organic compounds.
H R 680 To amend the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 to authorize the transfer to States of surplus personal property for donation to nonprofit providers of necessaries to impoverished families and individuals.
H R 681 To designate the United States Post Office building located at 313 East Broadway in Glendale, California, as the "Carlos J. Moorhead Post Office Building".
H R 682 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to assess up to $2 per person visiting the Grand Canyon or other national park to secure bonds for capital improvements to the park, and for other purposes.
H R 683 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the unified estate and gift tax credit to an amount equivalent to a $1,200,000 exemption.
H R 684 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify the treatment of funeral trusts.
H R 685 To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to raise the minimum wage.
H R 686 To extend certain Medicare community nursing organization demonstration projects.
H R 687 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to deny employers a deduction for payments of excessive compensation.
H R 688 To amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to require at least 85 percent of funds appropriated to the Environmental Protection Agency from the Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund to be distributed to States for cooperative agreements for undertaking corrective action and for enforcement of subtitle I of such Act.
H R 689 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to continue full-time-equivalent resident reimbursement for an additional one year under Medicare for direct graduate medical education for residents enrolled in combined approved primary care medical residency training programs.
H R 690 To amend title 5, United States Code, to clarify that the Government in the Sunshine Act applies to the Federal Open Market Committee.
H R 691 To provide for a 3-judge division of the court to determine whether cases alleging breach of secret Government contracts should be tried in court.
H R 692 To amend the independent counsel provisions of title 28, United States Code, to authorize the appointment of an independent counsel when the Attorney General determines that Department of Justice employees have engaged in certain conduct.
H R 693 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the increase in the tax on social security benefits.
H R 694 To provide for a change with respect to the requirements for a Canadian border boat landing permit pursuant to section 235 of the Immigration and Nationality Act.
H R 695 To amend title 18, United States Code, to affirm the rights of United States persons to use and sell encryption and to relax export controls on encryption.
H R 696 To amend the Animal Welfare Act to require humane living conditions for calves raised for the production of veal.
H R 697 To waive temporarily the Medicaid enrollment composition rule for certain health maintenance organizations.
H R 698 To designate the United States Post Office Building located at Bennett and Kansas Avenue in Springfield, Missouri, as the "John Griesemer Post Office Building".
H R 699 To guarantee the right of all active duty military personnel, merchant mariners, and their dependents to vote in Federal, State, and local elections.
H R 700 To remove the restriction on the distribution of certain revenues from the Mineral Springs parcel to certain members of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians.
H R 701 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow the deduction for personal exemptions in determining alternative minimum taxable income.
H R 702 To amend section 372 of title 28, United States Code, to provide that proceedings on complaints filed with respect to conduct of a judge or magistrate judge of a court be held by a circuit other than the circuit within which the judge serves, and for other purposes.
H R 703 To refocus the mission of the Federal Reserve System on stabilization of the currency and provide greater public scrutiny of the operations of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and for other purposes.
H R 704 To require the general application of the antitrust laws to major league baseball, and for other purposes.
H R 705 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the application of the passive loss limitations to equine activities.
H R 706 To provide off-budget treatment for one-half of the receipts and disbursements of the land and water conservation fund.
H R 707 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax treatment for foreign investment through a United States regulated investment company comparable to the tax treatment for direct foreign investment and investment through a foreign mutual fund.
H R 708 To require the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study concerning grazing use of certain land within and adjacent to Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, and to extend temporarily certain grazing privileges.
H R 709 To reauthorize and amend the National Geologic Mapping Act of 1992, and for other purposes.
H R 710 To amend the National Highway System Designation Act of 1995 to direct the Secretary of Transportation to conduct a study of the feasibility of expanding the types of projects eligible for assistance from State infrastructure banks.
H R 711 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 concerning the tax treatment of distributions from qualified retirement plans investing in public benefit bonds.
H R 712 To facilitate efficient investments and financing of infrastructure projects and new job creation through the establishment of a National Infrastructure Development Corporation, and for other purposes.
H R 713 To facilitate efficient investments and financing of infrastructure projects and new job creation through the establishment of a National Infrastructure Development Corporation, and for other purposes.
H R 714 To designate the Department of Veterans Affairs nursing care center at the Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in Aspinwall, Pennsylvania, as the "H. John Heinz III Department of Veterans Affairs Nursing Care Center".
H R 715 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to revise the campus security reporting provisions to provide for a more complete, timely, and accurate disclosure of crime reports and statistics, and to provide for specific methods of enforcement of the campus security provisions of such Act.
H R 716 To require that the Federal Government procure from the private sector the goods and services necessary for the operations and management of certain Government agencies, and for other purposes.
H R 717 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to continue the exemption of certain institutions of higher education serving minorities from default-based ineligibility for student loan programs.
H R 718 To privatize certain Federal power generation and transmission assets, and for other purposes.
H R 719 To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to allow children who meet certain criteria to attend a school that receives funds under part A of title I of such Act.
H R 720 To terminate the international military education and training (IMET) program for Indonesia.
H R 721 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to correct the treatment of tax-exempt financing of professional sports facilities.
H R 722 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt certain small businesses from the required use of the electronic fund transfer system for depository taxes, and for other purposes.
H R 723 To require the United States Trade Representative to determine whether the European Union has failed to implement satisfactorily its obligations under certain trade agreements relating to United States meat and pork exporting facilities, and for other purposes.
H R 724 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a deduction for the payment of interest on student loans.
H R 725 To amend the Competitive, Special, and Facilities Research Grant Act to provide increased emphasis on competitive grants to promote agricultural research projects regarding precision agriculture and to provide for the dissemination of the results of such research projects.
H R 726 To authorize the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to make grants to nonprofit community organizations for the development of open space on municipally owned vacant lots in urban areas.
H R 727 To amend chapter 51 of title 18, United States Code, to establish Federal penalties for the killing or attempted killing of a law enforcement officer of the District of Columbia, and for other purposes.
H R 728 To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide that service performed by air traffic second-level supervisors and managers be made creditable for retirement purposes.
H R 729 To amend certain provisions of title 5, United States Code, relating to the treatment of Members of Congress and Congressional employees for retirement purposes.
H R 730 To prohibit Members of the House of Representatives from using official funds for the production or mailing of newsletters, to reduce by 50 percent the amount which may be made available for the Official Mail Allowance of any such Member, and for other purposes.
H R 731 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit the interest on water, waste, and essential community facilities loans guaranteed by the Secretary of Agriculture to be tax-exempt.
H R 732 To authorize an appropriation for the construction of a public museum located in, and relating to the history of, the State of New Mexico.
H R 733 To direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to provide for a review of a decision concerning a construction grant for the Ypsilanti Wastewater Treatment Plant in Washtenaw County, Michigan.
H R 734 To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to require hospitals participating in the Medicare or Medicaid program to provide notice of availability of Medicare and Medicaid providers as part of discharge planning and to maintain and disclose information on certain referrals.
H R 735 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a program of assistance for essential community providers of health care services, to establish a program to update and maintain the infrastructure requirements of safety net hospitals, and to require States to develop plans for the allocation and review of expenditures for the capital-related costs of health care services.
H R 736 To repeal the Federal estate and gift taxes.
H R 737 To amend the International Air Transportation Competition Act of 1979.
H R 738 To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and the Public Health Service Act with respect to myelogram-related arachnoiditis.
H R 739 To amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to increasing the number of health professionals who practice in the United States in a field of primary health care.
H R 740 To designate the national cemetery established at the former site of the Joliet Arsenal, Illinois, as the "Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery".
H R 741 To clarify hunting prohibitions and provide for wildlife habitat under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act.
H R 742 For the relief of Florence Barrett Cox.
H R 743 For the relief of Wayne T. Alderson.
H R 744 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to increase the maximum Pell Grant.
H R 745 To deauthorize the Animas-La Plata Federal reclamation project, and to direct the Secretary of the Interior to enter into negotiations to satisfy, in a manner consistent with all Federal laws, the water rights interests of the Ute Mountain Ute Indian Tribe and the Southern Ute Indian Tribe.
H R 746 To allow patients to receive any medical treatment they want under certain conditions, and for other purposes.
H R 747 To require notification of the interstate relocation of a witness by State engaging in that relocation, and for other purposes.
H R 748 To amend the prohibition of title 18, United States Code, against financial transactions with terrorists.
H R 749 To amend the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act to provide for improved notification and consent, and for other purposes.
H R 750 To support the autonomous governance of Hong Kong after its reversion to the People's Republic of China.
H R 751 To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for research on the disease known as lymphangioleiomyomatosis (commonly known as LAM).
H R 752 To amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to ensure that persons that suffer or are threatened with injury resulting from a violation of the Act or a failure of the Secretary to act in accordance with the Act have standing to commence a civil suit on their own behalf.
H R 753 To require a separate, unclassified statement of the aggregate amount of budget outlays for intelligence activities.
H R 754 To amend title 49, United States Code, to require the use of child safety restraint systems approved by the Secretary of Transportation on commercial aircraft.
H R 755 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow individuals to designate any portion of their income tax overpayments, and to make other contributions, for the benefit of units of the National Park System.
H R 756 To establish a National Physical Fitness and Sports Foundation to carry out activities to support and supplement the mission of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, and for other purposes.
H R 757 To develop the economy of American Samoa.
H R 758 To amend the National Labor Relations Act to protect employer rights.
H R 759 To amend title 38, United States Code, to increase certain rates of educational assistance, and for other purposes.
H R 760 To amend the Public Health Service Act and Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to require that group and individual health insurance coverage and group health plans provide coverage for screening mammography and pap smears.
H R 761 To amend title IV of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 to extend the 1-year transition from disqualification for a current welfare recipient while the recipient's naturalization application is pending.
H R 762 To restrict the advertising and promotion of tobacco products.
H R 763 To establish for certain employees of international organizations an estate tax credit equivalent to the limited marital deduction.
H R 764 To make technical corrections to title 11, United States Code, and for other purposes.
H R 765 To ensure maintenance of a herd of wild horses in Cape Lookout National Seashore.
H R 766 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide comprehensive pension protection for women.
H R 767 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to require candidates for election for the House of Representatives or the Senate to raise at least 65 percent of their contributions from individuals residing in the district or State involved, to limit the amount of contributions such candidates may accept from multicandidate political committees, and to prohibit individuals who are ineligible to register to vote in Federal elections from making contributions to candidates or political parties.
H R 768 To restrict the Food and Drug Administration from penalizing retailers for face-to-face tobacco sales that are in accordance with State law.
H R 769 To amend the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 to ensure proper classification as employees and independent contractors of persons awarded Federal procurement contracts.
H R 770 To amend title 10, United States Code, to ensure proper classification as employees and independent contractors of persons awarded Federal procurement contracts.
H R 771 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and the Revenue Act of 1978 to revise the procedures applicable to the determination of employment status.
H R 772 To authorize the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to reimburse certain State and local jurisdictions for expenses incurred in support of Federal rescue and salvage operations in connection with the crash of Trans World Airlines Flight 800.
H R 773 To authorize the establishment of the National African-American Museum within the Smithsonian Institution.
H R 774 To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to restore freedom of speech to the Internet and to protect children from unsuitable online material.
H R 775 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to discourage American businesses from moving jobs overseas and to encourage the creating of new jobs in the United States, and for other purposes.
H R 776 To provide for greater accuracy in the 2000 decennial census of population, and for other purposes.
H R 777 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to establish a 21st Century Scholars Program.
H R 778 To ensure that Federal taxpayers receive a fair return for the extraction of locatable minerals on public domain lands, and for other purposes.
H R 779 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the percentage depletion allowance for certain hardrock mines.
H R 780 To provide for the reclamation of abandoned hardrock mines, and for other purposes.
H R 781 To ensure that crop losses resulting from plant viruses and other plant diseases are covered by crop insurance and the noninsured crop assistance program and that agricultural producers who suffer such losses are eligible for emergency loans.
H R 782 To provide for the use of private delivery services in filing documents with Federal agencies.
H R 783 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit candidates for election for Federal office from accepting unsecured loans from depository institutions regulated under Federal law, and for other purposes.
H R 784 To save lives and prevent injuries to children in motor vehicles through improved national, State, and local child passenger protection program.
H R 785 To designate the J. Phil Campbell, Senior, Natural Resource Conservation Center.
H R 786 To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act to restore the effectiveness of certain provisions regulating Federal milk marketing orders.
H R 787 To prohibit the manufacture, importation, exportation, sale, purchase, transfer, receipt, possession, or transportation of handguns and handgun ammunition, with certain exceptions.
H R 788 To expand the powers of the Secretary of the Treasury and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms to regulate the manufacture, distribution, and sale of firearms and ammunition, and to expand the jurisdiction of the Bureau to include firearm products and non-powder firearms.
H R 789 To amend title 17, United States Code, with respect to certain exemptions from copyright, and for other purposes.
H R 790 To amend the Federal Crop Insurance Act to ensure the continued availability of affordable crop insurance for producers whose farms are located in counties designated as Federal disaster areas because of weather-related conditions.
H R 791 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 relating to the treatment of livestock sold on account of weather-related conditions.
H R 792 To amend title 18, United States Code, to prevent Federal prisoners from engaging in activities to increase their strength or fighting ability while in prison.
H R 793 To provide for permanent resident status for certain Persian Gulf evacuees.
H R 794 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide for public financing of House of Representatives general election campaigns, and for other purposes.
H R 795 To amend the Electronic Fund Transfer Act to prohibit the imposition of certain additional fees on consumers in connection with any electronic fund transfer which is initiated by the consumer from an electronic terminal operated by a person other than the financial institution holding the consumer's account and which utilizes a national or regional communication network.
H R 796 To direct the Secretary of the Interior to make technical corrections to a map relating to the Coastal Barrier Resources System.
H R 797 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to reduce the amount that a multicandidate political committee may contribute to a House of Representatives candidate, and for other purposes.
H R 798 To prohibit the issuance of new public debt obligations after December 31, 2001.
H R 799 To require the Secretary of Agriculture to make a minor adjustment in the exterior boundary of the Hells Canyon Wilderness in the States of Oregon and Idaho to exclude an established Forest Service road inadvertently included in the wilderness.
H R 800 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require the governing boards of Medicare national accrediting entities have public representation and have public meetings as a condition of recognizing their accreditation under the Medicare Program.
H R 801 To amend the Federal Meat Inspection Act and the Poultry Products Inspection Act to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to permit the interstate distribution of State-inspected meat and poultry when the Secretary determines that State inspection requirements are at least equal to Federal inspection standards and such requirements are consistently enforced.
H R 802 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the estate and gift taxes.
H R 803 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 relating to the treatment of livestock sold on account of weather-related conditions.
H R 804 To amend part Q of title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to ensure that Federal funds made available to hire or rehire law enforcement officers are used in a manner that produces a net gain of the number of law enforcement officers who perform nonadministrative public safety services.
H R 805 To amend title 10, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Defense to assign Department of Defense personnel to assist the Immigration and Naturalization Service and the United States Customs Service in the performance of their border protection functions.
H R 806 To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to establish a National Clean Water Trust Fund and to authorize the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to use amounts in that Fund to carry out projects to restore and recover waters of the United States from damages resulting from violations of that Act, and for other purposes.
H R 807 To repeal the requirement relating to specific statutory authorization for increases in judicial salaries, to provide for automatic annual increases for judicial salaries, and for other purposes.
H R 808 For the relief of John M. Ragsdale.
H R 809 For the relief of Frank J. Notrem.
H R 810 To deter and punish serious gang and violent crime, promote accountability in the juvenile justice system, prevent juvenile and youth crime, and for other purposes.
H R 811 To restore the term of patents and to provide for the publication of patent applications.
H R 812 To amend title 35, United States Code, to enable the Patent and Trademark Office to improve the integrity of the United States patent system and to further ensure the validity of United States patents, and for other purposes.
H R 813 To amend the National Highway System Designation Act of 1995 to prohibit the Secretary of Transportation from requiring States to use the metric system with respect to designing, advertising, or preparing documents for Federal-aid highway projects.
H R 814 To prevent children from injuring themselves with firearms.
H R 815 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, the Public Health Service Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, and titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to assure access to emergency medical services under group health plans, health insurance coverage, and the Medicare and Medicaid programs.
H R 816 To prohibit the use of Federal funds for certain amenities and personal comforts in the Federal prison system.
H R 817 To require the appointment of the Chief of the Forest Service by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate.
H R 818 To require that employees who participate in cash or deferred arrangements are free to determine whether to be invested in employer real property and employer securities, and if not, to protect such employees by applying the same prohibited transaction rules that apply to traditional defined benefit pension plans, and for other purposes.
H R 819 To require annual, detailed investment reports by plans with qualified cash or deferred arrangements, and for other purposes.
H R 820 To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to establish standards for protection of consumers in managed care plans and other health insurance coverage.
H R 821 To provide for an increase in the supplemental security insurance benefit standard for long-term care recipients based on the cost of living adjustment.
H R 822 To facilitate a land exchange involving private land within the exterior boundaries of Wenatchee National Forest in Chelan County, Washington.
H R 823 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reinstate the Airport and Airway Trust Fund excise taxes and to suspend the 4.3-cent general revenue portion of such taxes during the reinstatement period.
H R 824 To redesignate the Federal building located at 717 Madison Place, NW., in the District of Columbia, as the "Howard T. Markey National Courts Building".
H R 825 To require the Attorney General to promulgate regulations relating to gender-related persecution, including female genital mutilation, for use in determining an alien's eligibility for asylum or withholding of deportation.
H R 826 To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide specific penalties for taking a firearm from a Federal law enforcement officer.
H R 827 To provide for nuclear disarmament and economic conversion in accordance with the District of Columbia Initiative Measure Number 37 of 1993.
H R 828 To require States to equalize funding for education throughout the State.
H R 829 To amend the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 to prohibit executive agencies from awarding contracts that contain a provision allowing for the acquisition by the contractor, at Government expense, of certain equipment or facilities to carry out the contract, if the principal purpose of such provision is to increase competition by establishing an alternative source of supply for property or services.
H R 830 To amend chapter 35 of title 44, United States Code, popularly known as the Paperwork Reduction Act, to require that collections of information that ask a respondent to specify a racial classification or ethnic classification from among a list of classifications shall provide an opportunity for the respondent to specify, respectively, "multiracial" or "multiethnic".
H R 831 To provide for the retrocession of the District of Columbia to the State of Maryland, and for other purposes.
H R 832 To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for a program of research and education regarding menopause and related conditions.
H R 833 To require the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study regarding Fort King, Florida.
H R 834 To permit the current refunding of certain tax-exempt bonds.
H R 835 To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to improve the Federal medical assistance percentage used under the Medicaid program, and for other purposes.
H R 836 To amend title 38, United States Code, to deem certain service in the organized military forces of the Government of the Commonwealth of the Philippines and the Philippine Scouts to have been active service for purposes of benefits under programs administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
H R 837 To improve the administration of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
H R 838 To require adoption of a management plan for the Hells Canyon National Recreation Area that allows appropriate use of motorized and nonmotorized river craft in the recreation area, and for other purposes.
H R 839 To amend the United States Housing Act of 1937 to require the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to administer a program of construction and revitalization of public housing, and for other purposes.
H R 840 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to disregard certain amounts of capital expenditures in applying $10,000,000 limit on such issues, and for other purposes.
H R 841 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 relating to the unemployment tax for individuals employed in the entertainment industry.
H R 842 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt small issues from the restrictions on the deduction by financial institutions for interest.
H R 843 To prohibit the location of solid and hazardous waste facilities near residential, day care, church, and school properties.
H R 844 To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit the disposition of a firearm to, and the possession of a firearm by, non-permanent resident aliens.
H R 845 To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide a minimum mandatory penalty for conveying false bomb threats through instrumentalities of interstate and foreign commerce.
H R 846 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require gain recognition in the case of certain transactions that are equivalent to sales of financial instruments, and for other purposes.
H R 847 To amend the Public Health Service Act to establish a program of providing information and education to the public on the prevention and treatment of eating disorders.
H R 848 To extend the deadline under the Federal Power Act applicable to the construction of the AuSable Hydroelectric Project in New York, and for other purposes.
H R 849 To prohibit an alien who is not lawfully present in the United States from receiving assistance under the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970.
H R 850 To amend certain provisions of law concerning communications between government agencies and the Immigration and Naturalization Service.
H R 851 To amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 to allow leave to address domestic violence and its effects, and for other purposes.
H R 852 To amend chapter 35 of title 44, United States Code, popularly known as the Paperwork Reduction Act, to minimize the burden of Federal paperwork demands upon small businesses, educational and nonprofit institutions, Federal contractors, State and local governments, and other persons through the sponsorship and use of alternative information technologies.
H R 853 To direct the Comptroller General of the United States to study the effect that a tax system comprised of a 10 percent Federal consumption tax and a 10 percent flat Federal income tax would have on the Federal Government and the United States economy.
H R 854 To discourage domestic corporations from establishing foreign manufacturing subsidiaries in order to avoid Federal taxes by including in gross income of United States shareholders in foreign corporations the retained earnings of any such subsidiary which are attributable to manufacturing operations in runaway plants or tax havens.
H R 855 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide administrative support and information to States for the establishment and operation of prepaid tuition programs, and for other purposes.
H R 856 To provide a process leading to full self-government for Puerto Rico.
H R 857 To amend title II of the Social Security Act to ensure the integrity of the social security trust funds by requiring the Managing Trustee to invest the annual surplus of such trust funds in marketable interest-bearing obligations of the United States and certificates of deposit in depository institutions insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and to protect such trust funds from the public debt limit.
H R 858 To direct the Secretary of Agriculture to conduct a pilot project on designated lands within Plumas, Lassen, and Tahoe National Forests in the State of California to demonstrate the effectiveness of the resource management activities proposed by the Quincy Library Group and to amend current land and resource management plans for these national forests to consider the incorporation of these resource management activities.
H R 859 To amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to eliminate certain regulation of plumbing supplies.
H R 860 To authorize appropriations to the Department of Transportation for surface transportation research and development, and for other purposes.
H R 861 To authorize a farmer or rancher whose bid for reenrollment of land into the conservation reserve is rejected to unilaterally extend the contract for a final year.
H R 862 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a decrease in the maximum rate of tax on capital gains which is based on the length of time the taxpayer held the capital asset.
H R 863 To establish or expand existing community prosecution programs.
H R 864 To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the centennial of the birth of Marian Anderson, to redesign the half dollar circulating coin for 1997 to commemorate Marian Anderson, and for other purposes.
H R 865 To provide that Kentucky may not tax compensation paid to a resident of Tennessee for services as a Federal employee at Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
H R 866 To provide that Members of the House of Representatives may return unused amounts from the Members' Representational Allowance to the Treasury for deficit reduction.
H R 867 To promote the adoption of children in foster care.
H R 868 To amend title XVIII and title XIX of the Social Security Act to prohibit expenditures under the Medicare program and Federal financial participation under the Medicaid program for assisted suicide, euthanasia, or mercy killing, and for other purposes.
H R 869 To require a parent who is delinquent in child support to include his unpaid obligation in gross income, and to allow custodial parents a bad debt deduction for unpaid child support payments.
H R 870 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to enter into contracts to assist the Pajaro Valley Water Management Plan Agency, California, to implement a Basin Management Plan for the elimination of ground water overdraft and seawater intrusion, and for other purposes.
H R 871 To provide rental assistance under section 8 of the United States Housing Act of 1937 for victims of domestic violence to enable such victims to relocate.
H R 872 To establish rules governing product liability actions against raw materials and bulk component suppliers to medical device manufacturers, and for other purposes.
H R 873 To amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 to limit Federal authority for response action for releases subject to State voluntary response programs, to provide protection for prospective purchasers of land, and for innocent landowners, and for other purposes.
H R 874 To provide that Oregon may not tax compensation paid to a resident of Washington for services as a Federal employee at a Federal hydroelectric facility located on the Columbia River.
H R 875 To adjust, and provide a procedure for the future adjustment of, the salaries of Federal judges.
H R 876 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the deduction for the health insurance costs of self-employed individuals to 100 percent of such costs.
H R 877 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to prevent students called to active duty from entering repayment on student loans.
H R 878 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the amount of employer-provided transit passes excludable from income and require a cash-out option to excludable parking fringe benefits, and for other purposes.
H R 879 To require initial intake screenings and the use of youth development specialists in Federal juvenile proceedings, and to encourage States and local governments to use similar procedures.
H R 880 To provide for a reduction in regulatory costs by maintaining Federal average fuel economy standards applicable to automobiles in effect at current levels until changed by law.
H R 881 To establish a medical education trust fund, and for other purposes.
H R 882 To reduce the risk of oil pollution and improve the safety of navigation in San Francisco Bay by removing hazards to navigation, and for other purposes.
H R 883 To amend the Truth in Lending Act to simplify credit card payments to governments.
H R 884 To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the training of health professions students with respect to the identification and referral of victims of domestic violence.
H R 885 To prohibit any executive branch agency from entering into any service contract if the services procured under the contract can be performed at a lower cost by employees of the agency.
H R 886 To provide for funding for Federal employee pay adjustments and comparability payments through reductions in agency spending on service contracts for fiscal year 1996.
H R 887 To require the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to develop and implement a system for determining and reporting the number of individuals employed by non-Federal Government entities providing services under contracts awarded by executive branch agencies.
H R 888 To amend the Omnibus Consolidated Appropriations Act, for fiscal year 1997, to prohibit the contracting out of certain duties.
H R 889 To repeal various Congressionally imposed tax exemptions provided to entities in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes.
H R 890 To provide for special immigrant status for certain aliens working as journalists in Hong Kong.
H R 891 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the maximum amount of contributions to individual retirement accounts and the amounts of adjusted gross income at which the IRA deduction phases out for active participants in pension plans, and to allow penalty-free distributions from individual retirement accounts and 401(k) plans for certain purposes.
H R 892 To redesignate the Federal building located at 223 Sharkey Street in Clarksdale, Mississippi, as the "Aaron Henry United States Post Office".
H R 893 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for increased Medicare reimbursement for nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists to increase the delivery of health services in health professional shortage areas, and for other purposes.
H R 894 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for increased Medicare reimbursement for physician assistants, to increase the delivery of health services in health professional shortage areas, and for other purposes.
H R 895 To amend section 106 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 to improve the housing counseling program of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and for other purposes.
H R 896 To amend section 108(q)(4) of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 to promote regional cooperation in proposed plans for economic development grants.
H R 897 To require the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, in meeting the needs of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for additional facilities, to select abandoned and underutilized facilities in depressed communities.
H R 898 To achieve a balanced Federal budget by fiscal year 2002 and each year thereafter, achieve significant deficit reduction in fiscal year 1998 and each year through 2002, establish a Board of Estimates, require the President's budget and the congressional budget process to meet specified deficit reduction and balance requirements, enforce those requirements through a multiyear congressional budget process and, if necessary, sequestration, and for other purposes.
H R 899 To provide funds for child care for low-income working families, and for other purposes.
H R 900 To designate certain lands in Alaska as wilderness.
H R 901 To preserve the sovereignty of the United States over public lands and acquired lands owned by the United States, and to preserve State sovereignty and private property rights in non-Federal lands surrounding those public lands and acquired lands.
H R 902 To repeal the Federal estate and gift taxes and the tax on generation-skipping transfers.
H R 903 To amend title 28, United States Code, with respect to arbitration in United States district courts, and for other purposes.
H R 904 To amend the definition of "State" in the Federal Home Loan Bank Act to include American Samoa within the meaning of such term.
H R 905 To amend title 10, United States Code, to provide that United States nationals should be eligible for advanced training in, and for financial assistance as members of, the Senior Reserve Officers' Training Corps.
H R 906 To provide for a reduced rate of postage for certain mailings that, under Federal or State law, are required to be made by local governments.
H R 907 To amend title 23, United States Code, to modify the minimum allocation formula under the Federal-aid highway program, and for other purposes.
H R 908 To establish a Commission on Structural Alternatives for the Federal Courts of Appeals.
H R 909 To authorize certain construction at military installations for fiscal year 1998, and for other purposes.
H R 910 To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require that violent television programming is limited to broadcast after the hours when children are reasonably likely to comprise a substantial portion of the audience, unless it is specifically rated on the basis of its violent content so that it is blockable by electronic means specifically on the basis of that content.
H R 911 To encourage the States to enact legislation to grant immunity from personal civil liability, under certain circumstances, to volunteers working on behalf of nonprofit organizations and governmental entities.
H R 912 To amend section 1928 of the Social Security Act to extend eligibility for Medicaid payment for administration of a pediatric vaccine to all children who are not insured with respect to that vaccine.
H R 913 To amend the Agricultural Market Transition Act to provide greater planting flexibility.
H R 914 To make certain technical corrections in the Higher Education Act of 1965 relating to graduation data disclosures.
H R 915 To amend title 49, United States Code, to provide protection for airline employees who provide certain air safety information.
H R 916 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to remove the requirement of an x-ray as a condition of coverage of chiropractic services under the Medicare program.
H R 917 To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide that the overtime exemption available to employees engaged in the transportation and preparation of fruit and vegetables is available to employees engaged in the transportation and preparation of sugar beets.
H R 918 To direct the Secretary of Transportation to make grants to States for the construction and maintenance of highways, to direct the Federal Communications Commission to conduct spectrum auctions to provide funding for the grants, and for other purposes.
H R 919 To establish fair market value pricing of Federal natural assets, and for other purposes.
H R 920 To establish an Office on Women's Health within the Department of Health and Human Services.
H R 921 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income pension benefits received by the survivors of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty.
H R 922 To prohibit the expenditure of Federal funds to conduct or support research on the cloning of humans.
H R 923 To prohibit the cloning of humans.
H R 924 To amend title 18, United States Code, to give further assurance to the right of victims of crime to attend and observe the trials of those accused of the crime.
H R 925 To prohibit the Department of Defense from allowing defense contractors to recoup merger-related restructuring costs from the taxpayers.
H R 926 To amend title 18, United States Code, to permit Federal prisoners to engage in community service projects.
H R 927 To amend title 28, United States Code, to provide for appointment of United States marshals by the Attorney General.
H R 928 To amend the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959 to ensure that employees have adequate access and information regarding the use of employee dues and fees paid to labor organizations.
H R 929 To amend title 18, United States Code, to ban partial-birth abortions.
H R 930 To require Federal employees to use Federal travel charge cards for all payments of expenses of official Government travel, to amend title 31, United States Code, to establish requirements for prepayment audits of Federal agency transportation expenses, to authorize reimbursement of Federal agency employees for taxes incurred on travel or transportation reimbursements, and to authorize test programs for the payment of Federal employee travel expenses and relocation expenses.
H R 931 To provide an exception to the restrictions on eligibility for public benefits for certain legal aliens.
H R 932 To amend chapter 3 of title 28, United States Code, to provide for the appointment in each United States circuit court of appeals, of at least one resident of each State in such circuit, and for other purposes.
H R 933 To expand the definition of limited tax benefit for purposes of the Line Item Veto Act.
H R 934 To prohibit the payment to the United Nations of any contributions by the United States until United States overpayments to such body have been properly credited or reimbursed.
H R 935 To amend title 18, United States Code, to impose a penalty upon States that do not give full faith and credit to the protective orders of other States.
H R 936 To authorize further appropriations for the stabilization and repair of damages to the Mountain Quarries Railroad Bridge, commonly known as No Hands Bridge, caused by the heavy rains and flooding in California in December 1996 and January 1997.
H R 937 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the inclusion in gross income of unemployment compensation.
H R 938 To amend the Trade Act of 1974 to extend the period of time within which workers may file a petition for trade adjustment assistance.
H R 939 To permit revocation by members of the clergy of their exemption from Social Security coverage.
H R 940 To reform the Federal unemployment benefits system.
H R 941 To provide for permanent most-favored-nation treatment to the products of the People's Republic of China when that country becomes a member of the World Trade Organization.
H R 942 To amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to provide authority for States to limit the interstate transportation of municipal solid waste, and for other purposes.
H R 943 To amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to provide authority for States to control the movement of municipal solid waste to waste management facilities within the boundaries of the State or within the boundaries of political subdivisions of the State.
H R 944 To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require improved disclosure of corporate charitable contributions, and for other purposes.
H R 945 To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require corporations to obtain the views of shareholders concerning corporate charitable contributions.
H R 946 To amend chapter 84 of title 5, United States Code, to provide that annuities for Members of Congress be computed under the same formula as applies to Federal employees generally, and for other purposes.
H R 947 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend the research credit and to allow greater opportunity to elect the alternative incremental credit.
H R 948 To reaffirm and clarify the Federal relationship of the Burt Lake Band as a distinct federally recognized Indian Tribe, and for other purposes.
H R 949 To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit the disposition of a firearm to, and the possession of a firearm by, non-permanent resident aliens.
H R 950 To establish a national public works program to provide incentives for the creation of jobs and address the restoration of infrastructure in communities across the United States, and for other purposes.
H R 951 To require the Secretary of the Interior to exchange certain lands located in Hinsdale, Colorado.
H R 952 To clarify the mission, purposes, and authorized uses of the National Wildlife Refuge System, and to establish requirements for administration and conservation planning for that system.
H R 953 To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for programs regarding ovarian cancer.
H R 954 To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to clarify the authority of the Federal Communications Commission to authorize foreign investment in United States broadcast and common carrier radio licenses.
H R 955 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit the deduction of home office expenses where the home office is the sole fixed location of the business.
H R 956 To amend the National Narcotics Leadership Act of 1988 to establish a program to support and encourage local communities that first demonstrate a comprehensive, long-term commitment to reduce substance abuse among youth, and for other purposes.
H R 957 To abolish the Committee on Standards of Official Conduct in the House of Representatives, establish an Independent Commission on House Ethics, and provide for the transfer of the duties and functions of the Committee to the Independent Commission.
H R 958 To prohibit United States assistance to Mexico for fiscal year 1998 unless the Government of Mexico meets certain narcotics control requirements.
H R 959 To amend title 18, United States Code, to restrict the mail-order sale of body armor.
H R 960 To validate certain conveyances in the City of Tulare, Tulare County, California, and for other purposes.
H R 961 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to eliminate the requirement that States pay unemployment compensation on the basis of services performed by election workers.
H R 962 To redesignate a Federal building in Suitland, Maryland, as the "W. Edwards Deming Federal Building".
H R 963 To prohibit employment discrimination on any basis other than factors pertaining to job performance.
H R 964 To authorize the marketing of breast self-examination pads without restriction.
H R 965 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to reform the financing of campaigns for election for Federal office.
H R 966 To provide reimbursement under the Medicare Program for telehealth services, and for other purposes.
H R 967 To prohibit the use of United States funds to provide for the participation of certain Chinese officials in international conferences, programs, and activities and to provide that certain Chinese officials shall be ineligible to receive visas and excluded from admission to the United States.
H R 968 To amend title XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to permit a waiver of the prohibition of offering nurse aide training and competency evaluation programs in certain nursing facilities.
H R 969 To establish sources of funding for the certain transportation infrastructure projects in the vicinity of the border between the United States and Mexico that are necessary to accommodate increased traffic resulting from the implementation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, including construction of new Federal border crossing facilities, and for other purposes.
H R 970 To encourage the increased use of domestic natural gas as a transportation fuel, and for other purposes.
H R 971 To implement the recommendations of the Northern Forest Lands Council.
H R 972 To amend the Agricultural Trade Act of 1978 to eliminate the market access program.
H R 973 To amend the United States Housing Act of 1937 to require the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to administer a program of construction and revitalization of public housing, and for other purposes.
H R 974 To amend title 10, United States Code, to restore the Department of Defense loan guarantee program for small and medium-sized business concerns that are economically dependent on defense expenditures.
H R 975 To remove a restriction on the authority of the Secretary of Agriculture to enter into agreements with other Federal agencies to acquire goods and services directly related to improving or utilizing firefighting capability of the Forest Service.
H R 976 To provide for the disposition of certain funds appropriated to pay judgment in favor of the Mississippi Sioux Indians, and for other purposes.
H R 977 To provide for the conversion of existing temporary United States district judgeships to permanent status, and for other purposes.
H R 978 To assess the impact of NAFTA, to require the renegotiation of certain provisions of NAFTA, and to provide for the withdrawal from NAFTA unless certain conditions are met.
H R 979 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the amount of private activity which may be issued in each State, and to index such amount for inflation.
H R 980 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to protect the speech and association rights of students attending institutions of higher education.
H R 981 To provide for a national standard to prohibit the operation of motor vehicles by intoxicated individuals.
H R 982 To amend title 23, United States Code, provide for a national minimum sentence for a person who operates a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol.
H R 983 To amend certain Federal civil rights statutes to prevent the involuntary application of arbitration to claims that arise from unlawful employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability, and for other purposes.
H R 984 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a deduction for contributions to individual investment accounts, and for other purposes.
H R 985 To provide for the expansion of the Eagles Nest Wilderness within Arapaho and White River National Forests, Colorado, to include the lands known as the Slate Creek Addition upon the acquisition of the lands by the United States.
H R 986 To amend chapter 71 of title 5, United States Code, to establish certain limitations relating to the use of official time by Federal employees, and for other purposes.
H R 987 To amend title 31, United States Code, to provide for continuing appropriations in the absence of regular appropriations.
H R 988 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow employers a credit for a portion of the expenses of providing dependent care services to employees.
H R 989 To prohibit the distribution or receipt of restricted explosives without a Federal permit, and to require applications for such permits to include a photograph and the fingerprints of the applicant.
H R 990 To amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 to provide for the development and use of brownfields, and for other purposes.
H R 991 To amend the Railway Labor Act concerning the applicability of requirements of that Act to United States air carriers and flight deck crews engaged in flight operations outside the United States.
H R 992 To end the Tucker Act shuffle.
H R 993 To amend the National and Community Service Act of 1990 to repeal the National Service Trust Program under which certain persons who perform national or community service receive stipends and educational awards for such service.
H R 994 To designate the United States border station located in Pharr, Texas, as the "Kika de la Garza United States Border Station".
H R 995 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify that fees for Internet and other online services are not, and shall not be, subject to tax, and for other purposes.
H R 996 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit the issuance of tax-exempt bonds to finance environmental remediation of contaminated sites.
H R 997 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow expensing and rapid amortization of certain environmental remediation expenditures.
H R 998 For the relief of Lloyd B. Gamble.
H R 999 To authorize the Secretary of Transportation to issue a certificate of documentation with appropriate endorsement for employment in the coastwise trade for a hopper barge.
H R 1000 To require States to establish a system to prevent prisoners from being considered part of any household for purposes of determining eligibility of the household for food stamp benefits and the amount of food stamp benefits to be provided to the household under the Food Stamp Act of 1977.
H R 1001 To extend the term of appointment of certain members of the Prospective Payment Assessment Commission and the Physician Payment Review Commission.
H R 1002 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to standardize coverage of bone mass measurements under part B of the Medicare Program.
H R 1003 To clarify Federal law with respect to restricting the use of Federal funds in support of assisted suicide.
H R 1004 To amend the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 to authorize the transfer of surplus real property and surplus personal property to nonprofit organizations for housing use, and to authorize the transfer of surplus personal property for donation to nonprofit providers of necessaries to impoverished families and individuals.
H R 1005 To amend title 4, United States Code, to declare English as the official language of the Government of the United States, and for other purposes.
H R 1006 To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide veterans' preference status to certain individuals who served on active duty in the armed forces in connection with Operation Desert Shield or Operation Desert Storm, and for other purposes.
H R 1007 To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to offer a loan guaranteed by an adjustable rate mortgage under chapter 37 of such title.
H R 1008 To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the provision of funds in order to provide financial assistance by grant or contract to legal assistance entities for representation of financially needy veterans in connection with proceedings before the United States Court of Veterans Appeals.
H R 1009 To repeal section 658 of Public Law 104-208, commonly referred to as the Lautenberg Amendment.
H R 1010 To improve congressional deliberation on proposed Federal private sector mandates, and for other purposes.
H R 1011 To direct the Secretary of Transportation to carry out a comprehensive program to assist States in adopting a nationwide emergency telephone number for cellular telephone users, and for other purposes.
H R 1012 To make emergency supplemental appropriations, for relief from the tornadoes that occurred in the State of Arkansas, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1997.
H R 1013 To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to facilitate utilization of volunteer resources on behalf of the amateur radio service.
H R 1014 To amend the United States Housing Act of 1937 to authorize public housing agencies to establish rental payment amounts for assisted families that do not discourage members of such families from obtaining employment, and for other purposes.
H R 1015 To rescind restrictions on welfare and public benefits for legal immigrants enacted by title 4 of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996, to reduce corporate welfare, to strengthen tax provisions regarding persons who relinquish United States citizenship, and for other purposes.
H R 1016 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a mechanism for taxpayers to designate $1 of any overpayment of income tax, and to contribute other amounts, for use by the United States Olympic Committee.
H R 1017 To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require the Federal Communications Commission to establish a toll free telephone number and a computer network site for the collection of complaints concerning violence and other patently offensive material on broadcast and cable television, and for other purposes.
H R 1018 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage under part B of the Medicare Program of certain beta interferons and other biologicals and drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration for treatment of multiple sclerosis.
H R 1019 To provide for a boundary adjustment and land conveyance involving the Raggeds Wilderness, White River National Forest, Colorado, to correct the effects of earlier erroneous land surveys.
H R 1020 To adjust the boundary of the White River National Forest in the State of Colorado to include all National Forest System lands within Summit County, Colorado, which are currently part of the Dillon Ranger District of the Arapaho National Forest.
H R 1021 To provide for a land exchange involving certain National Forest System lands within the Routt National Forest in the State of Colorado.
H R 1022 To authorize manufacturers and dealers of cars, trucks, buses, and multipurpose passenger vehicles and motor vehicle repair businesses to install switches to be used by drivers to deactivate air bags in cars, trucks, buses, and multipurpose passenger vehicles.
H R 1023 To provide for compassionate payments with regard to individuals with blood-clotting disorders, such as hemophilia, who contracted human immunodeficiency virus due to contaminated blood products, and for other purposes.
H R 1024 To establish requirements for the cancellation of automobile insurance policies.
H R 1025 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit the use of soft money to influence any campaign for election for Federal office.
H R 1026 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a capital loss deduction with respect to the sale of a principal residence.
H R 1027 To amend title 28, United States Code, to provide for a 3-judge court to hear and determine any application for an injunction against the enforcement of a State or Federal law on the ground of unconstitutionality, and for other purposes.
H R 1028 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a partial exclusion from gross income of certain retirement benefits received by taxpayers who have attained age 65.
H R 1029 To protect the personal privacy rights of insurance customers and claimants, and for other purposes.
H R 1030 To authorize the Secretary of Transportation to issue a certificate of documentation with appropriate endorsement for employment in the coastwise trade for the vessel W.G. JACKSON.
H R 1031 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow the designation of renewal communities, and for other purposes.
H R 1032 To prohibit certain abortions.
H R 1033 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide all taxpayers with a 50 percent deduction for capital gains, to increase the exclusion for gain on qualified small business stock, to index the basis of certain capital assets, to allow the capital loss deduction for losses on the sale or exchange of an individual's principal residence, and for other purposes.
H R 1034 To approve the determination of the President that Colombia is a major illicit drug producing country and/or a major drug-transit country and has failed to fully cooperate with the U.S. in its anti-narcotic efforts, and to provide for a waiver of the requirement to withhold United States assistance for Colombia for fiscal year 1997 pursuant to that determination.
H R 1035 To provide for modification of State agreements under title II of the Social Security Act with respect to certain students.
H R 1036 To require Congress and the President to fulfill their Constitutional duty to take personal responsibility for Federal laws.
H R 1037 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the limitation on the amount of receipts attributable to military property which may be treated as exempt foreign trade income.
H R 1038 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of qualified acupuncturist services under part B of the Medicare Program, and to amend title 5, United States Code, to provide for coverage of such services under the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program.
H R 1039 To reform campaign practices for elections to the House of Representatives by limiting contributions from political action committees, establishing tax credits for individual campaign contributions, providing matching funds for individual small contributions, limiting the use of personal funds in a campaign, offsetting independent expenditures, encouraging the use of longer campaign commercials, and for other purposes.
H R 1040 To promote freedom, fairness, and economic opportunity for families by reducing the power and reach of the Federal establishment.
H R 1041 To amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to provide grants to States to stabilize and remove large tire piles that are near drinking water sources and sensitive populations.
H R 1042 To amend the Illinois and Michigan Canal Heritage Corridor Act of 1984 to extend the Illinois and Michigan Canal Heritage Corridor Commission.
H R 1043 To amend title 10, United States Code, to temporarily expand the Department of Defense program by which State and local law enforcement agencies may procure certain law enforcement equipment through the Department.
H R 1044 To promote the fitting of firearms with child safety locks.
H R 1045 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to treat a portion of welfare benefits which are contingent on employment as earned income for purposes of the earned income credit, and for other purposes.
H R 1046 To allow each Member of the House of Representatives to hire one additional employee, if the employee is hired from the welfare rolls, and to provide that, if such employment is in the District of Columbia, the jurisdiction represented by the Member may count the employment toward its welfare participation rate requirement.
H R 1047 To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to improve the safety of handguns.
H R 1048 To make technical amendments relating to the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996.
H R 1049 To require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to provide financial assistance to support the assessment, cleanup, and economic redevelopment of brownfield sites; to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to encourage the cleanup of such sites by allowing the expensing of environmental remediation costs, and for other purposes.
H R 1050 To establish a living wage, jobs for all policy by instituting overall planning to develop those living wage job opportunities essential to fulfillment of basic rights and responsibilities in a healthy democratic society; by facilitating conversion from unneeded military programs to civilian activities that meet important human needs; by producing a Federal capital budget through appropriate distinctions between operating and investment outlays; and by reducing poverty, violence, and the undue concentration of income, wealth, and power, and for other purposes.
H R 1051 To amend the Act of June 20, 1910, to protect the permanent trust funds of the State of New Mexico from erosion due to inflation and modify the basis on which distributions are made from those funds.
H R 1052 To amend title II of the Social Security Act to provide that changes to the Consumer Price Index used in making increases in Social Security benefits shall be restricted to changes specifically authorized by law.
H R 1053 To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to eliminate legal impediments to quotation in decimals for securities transactions in order to protect investors and to promote efficiency, competition, and capital formation.
H R 1054 To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to establish a national policy against State and local interference with interstate commerce on the Internet or interactive computer services, and to exercise congressional jurisdiction over interstate commerce by establishing a moratorium on the imposition of exactions that would interfere with the free flow of commerce via the Internet, and for other purposes.
H R 1055 To establish within the National Institutes of Health an agency to be known as the National Center for Integral Medicine, and for other purposes.
H R 1056 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit or refund of motor fuel excise taxes on fuel used by the motor of a highway vehicle to operate certain power takeoff equipment on such vehicle.
H R 1057 To designate the building in Indianapolis, Indiana, which houses the operations of the Circle City Station Post Office as the "Andrew Jacobs, Jr. Post Office Building".
H R 1058 To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service under construction at 150 West Margaret Drive in Terre Haute, Indiana, as the "John T. Myers Post Office Building".
H R 1059 To amend the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act to reduce the cost of credit, and for other purposes.
H R 1060 To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to authorize compounding of drugs and devices under certain circumstances.
H R 1061 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to eliminate the time limitation on benefits for immunosuppressive drugs under the Medicare Program.
H R 1062 To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act with respect to preventing the transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus (commonly known as HIV), and for other purposes.
H R 1063 To amend the Webb-Kenyon Act to allow any State, territory, or possession of the United States to bring an action in Federal court to enjoin violations of that Act or to enforce the laws of such State, territory, or possession with respect to such violations.
H R 1064 To amend title 38, United States Code, to extend the duration of the pilot program providing for interest buy down authority, and for other purposes.
H R 1065 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that the actual deferral percentage test shall not apply in determining whether an arrangement for restaurant employees is a qualified cash or deferred arrangement.
H R 1066 To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide that an individual who receives a passing grade in an examination for entrance into the competitive service shall, if such individual is a welfare recipient, be granted additional points above the individual's earned rating.
H R 1067 To prohibit the advertising of distilled spirits on radio and television.
H R 1068 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the limitations on the number of taxpayers who may have medical savings accounts.
H R 1069 To permit individuals to continue health plan coverage of services while participating in approved clinical studies.
H R 1070 To amend the Public Health Service Act to extend the program of research on breast cancer.
H R 1071 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a credit for employers for certain costs incurred to combat violence against women.
H R 1072 To establish a commission to investigate certain policies and procedures with respect to the military justice system, including policies and procedures with respect to the investigation of reports of sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, and unlawful gender discrimination.
H R 1073 To amend chapter 89 of title 5, United States Code, to encourage the use of generic instead of nongeneric drugs.
H R 1074 To promote the fitting of firearms with child safety locks.
H R 1075 To limit the sale or export of plastic bullets to the United Kingdom.
H R 1076 To amend the Legal Services Corporation Act to prescribe an income rule for determining if a client who is a victim of domestic violence is eligible for assistance.
H R 1077 To stay implementation of the plan for allocation of health care resources of the Department of Veterans Affairs until the Secretary of Veterans Affairs certifies that the Secretary, in developing such plan, took into account certain medical and nonmedical factors of veterans residing within each region to be served by a Veterans Integrated Services Network.
H R 1078 To require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to prescribe a rule that prohibits the importation for disposal of polychlorinated biphenyls at concentrations of 50 parts per million or greater.
H R 1079 To require the inclusion of provisions relating to worker rights and environmental standards in any trade agreement entered into under any future trade negotiating authority.
H R 1080 To study the high rate of cancer among children in Dover Township, New Jersey, and for other purposes.
H R 1081 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to reduce the influence of multicandidate political committees in elections for Federal office.
H R 1082 To amend the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978, and for other purposes.
H R 1083 To establish certain uniform rights, duties, and enforcement procedures relating to franchise agreements.
H R 1084 To amend the provisions of title 18, United States Code, placing restrictions on the sale of handguns to require a purchaser to reveal if the purchaser is the subject of a court order of protection.
H R 1085 To revise, codify, and enact without substantive change certain general and permanent laws, related to patriotic and national observances, ceremonies, and organizations, as title 36, United States Code, "Patriotic and National Observances, Ceremonies, and Organizations".
H R 1086 To codify without substantive change laws related to transportation and to improve the United States Code.
H R 1087 To clarify the method of execution of Federal prisoners.
H R 1088 To reauthorize appropriations for the conservation of the Washington salmon fishery through the purchase of salmon fishing licenses and fishing vessels.
H R 1089 To rename the United States Court of Veterans Appeals as the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.
H R 1090 To amend title 38, United States Code, to allow revision of veterans benefits decisions based on clear and unmistakable error.
H R 1091 To impose certain requirements on health care liability claims.
H R 1092 To amend title 38, United States Code, to extend the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to enter into enhanced-use leases for Department of Veterans Affairs property, to rename the United States Court of Veterans Appeals and the National Cemetery System, and for other purposes.
H R 1093 To amend the medical device provisions of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.
H R 1094 To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to make improvements in the regulation of drugs.
H R 1095 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make a technical correction relating to depreciation on property used within an Indian reservation.
H R 1096 To amend title 18, United States Code, to prevent nonimmigrants from possessing a firearm for other than lawful hunting or sporting purposes, and to prevent permanent resident aliens from possessing a firearm until present in the United States for 1 year.
H R 1097 To suspend temporarily the duty on Tinopal CBS-X.
H R 1098 To require the continued availability of $1 Federal reserve notes for circulation.
H R 1099 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the special deduction for the living expenses of Members of Congress.
H R 1100 To eliminate automatic pay adjustments for Members of Congress.
H R 1101 To provide for a project to demonstrate the application of telemedicine and medical informatics to improving the quality and cost-effectiveness in the delivery of health care services under the Medicare Program and other health programs.
H R 1102 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax incentives to encourage the preservation of low-income housing.
H R 1103 To modify the project for flood control, San Timoteo Creek, California, to permit the non-Federal contribution for certain costs of the project to be made after completion of the project.
H R 1104 To establish a partnership to rebuild and modernize America's school facilities.
H R 1105 To provide additional pension security for spouses and former spouses, and for other purposes.
H R 1106 To amend the Federal Oil and Gas Royalty Management Act of 1982 to require that any settlement, by an alternative means of dispute resolution, of a claim against the United States for payment of royalties under that Act for an amount greater than $2,000,000 shall not be effective unless approved by the Secretary of the Interior.
H R 1107 To transfer oil and gas royalty auditing and reconciling functions of the Secretary of the Interior to the Secretary of the Treasury, and to direct the Secretary of the Treasury, in performing functions relating to auditing and reconciling oil and gas production activities, to exercise all available authorities to ensure the United States Government receives all amounts of royalties to which it is entitled.
H R 1108 To affirm the role of States in setting reasonable occupancy standards, and for other purposes.
H R 1109 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Technical Corrections Act of 1994 to eliminate the special transition rule for issuance of a certificate of citizenship for certain children born outside the United States.
H R 1110 To designate a portion of the Sudbury, Assabet, and Concord Rivers as a component of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System.
H R 1111 To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for research and services with respect to lupus.
H R 1112 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that the preferential income tax treatment of political organizations shall apply only to principal campaign committees, to provide that a cancellation of a loan to such a committee shall be includible in such committee's taxable income, and for other purposes.
H R 1113 To provide that if an employer provides additional leave to a parent for the birth such employer shall provide the same leave to a parent for an adopted child or a foster child.
H R 1114 To provide surveillance, research, and services aimed at prevention of birth defects, and for other purposes.
H R 1115 To amend the Goals 2000: Educate America Act to restore opportunity-to-learn standards.
H R 1116 To provide for the conveyance of the reversionary interest of the United States in certain lands to the Clint Independent School District and the Fabens Independent School District.
H R 1117 To prevent discrimination against victims of abuse in all lines of insurance.
H R 1118 To prohibit a rental car company from imposing a fee based upon the residence of a renter.
H R 1119 An Act to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1998 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to precribe personnel strengths for such fiscal year for the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.
H R 1120 To assist local governments in assessing and remediating brownfield sites, to amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 to encourage State voluntary response programs for remediating such sites, and for other purposes.
H R 1121 To amend the Federal Credit Union Act to clarify existing law and ratify the longstanding policy of the National Credit Union Administration Board with regard to field of membership of Federal credit unions and to repeal the Community Reinvestment Act of 1977, and to provide for a reduced tax rate for qualified community lenders.
H R 1122 To amend title 18, United States Code, to ban partial-birth abortions.
H R 1123 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit loans from individual retirement plans for certain first-time homebuyer, education, and medical emergency expenses.
H R 1124 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that no capital gains tax shall apply to individuals or corporations.
H R 1125 To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide that amounts collected with respect to the provisions of health care at a Department of Veterans Affairs medical center may be retained by that medical center.
H R 1126 To provide that certain service of members of the United States merchant marine during World War II constituted active military service for purposes of any law administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
H R 1127 To amend the Antiquities Act to require an Act of Congress and the concurrence of the Governor and State legislature for the establishment by the President of national monuments in excess of 5,000 acres.
H R 1128 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of periodic colorectal screening services under part B of the Medicare Program.
H R 1129 To establish a program to provide assistance for programs of credit and other assistance for microenterprises in developing countries, and for other purposes.
H R 1130 To provide for retirement savings and security, and for other purposes.
H R 1131 To amend title 23, United States Code, to make funds available for surface transportation projects on roads functionally classified as local or rural minor collectors, and for other purposes.
H R 1132 To limit United States military assistance and arms transfers to the Government of Indonesia.
H R 1133 To amend the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 to provide exceptions for mentally disabled aliens from provisions which restrict welfare and public benefits for aliens.
H R 1134 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a credit against income tax to individuals who rehabilitate historic homes or who are the first purchasers of rehabilitated historic homes for use as a principal residence.
H R 1135 To provide for the protection of farmland at the Point Reyes National Seashore, and for other purposes.
H R 1136 For the relief of Leland E. Person.
H R 1137 To amend the Federal Meat Inspection Act and the Poultry Products Inspection Act to permit the movement in interstate commerce of meat and poultry products that satisfy State inspection requirements that are at least equal to Federal inspection standards.
H R 1138 To prohibit the conveyance, directly or indirectly, of property at Naval Station, Long Beach, California, to a commercial shipping company owned or controlled by a foreign country.
H R 1139 To amend the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to require individuals applying to register to vote in elections for Federal office to produce actual proof of citizenship and to permit States to require individuals to produce a photographic identification in order to vote in an election for Federal office.
H R 1140 To require prior congressional approval before the United States supports the admission of the People's Republic of China into the World Trade Organization, and to provide for the withdrawal of the United States from the World Trade Organization if China is accepted into the WTO without the support of the United States.
H R 1141 To amend title 49, United States Code, to require the use of child safety restraint systems approved by the Secretary of Transportation on commercial aircraft and to restrict the fares charged by air carriers for air transportation provided to children under 3 years of age.
H R 1142 To amend title I of the Employee Retirement Income Securities Act of 1974 and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit the creation or assignment of rights to employee pension benefits if necessary to satisfy a judgement against a plan participant or beneficiary for physically, sexually, or emotionally abusing a child.
H R 1143 For the relief of Mary M. Mertz.
H R 1144 To amend the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act to revise and extend programs providing urgently needed assistance for the homeless, and for other purposes.
H R 1145 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the deduction for health insurance costs of self-employed individuals, to provide clarification for the deductibility of expenses incurred by a taxpayer in connection with the business use of the home, to clarify the standards used for determining that certain individuals are not employees, and for other purposes.
H R 1146 To provide for complete withdrawal of the United States from the United Nations.
H R 1147 To repeal the prohibitions relating to semiautomatic firearms and large capacity ammunition feeding devices.
H R 1148 To authorize expenditures for fiscal year 1998 for the operation and maintenance of the Panama Canal, and for other purposes.
H R 1149 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify the exclusion from gross income for veterans' benefits.
H R 1150 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to simplify certain provisions applicable to real estate investment trusts.
H R 1151 To amend the Federal Credit Union Act to clarify existing law and ratify the longstanding policy of the National Credit Union Administration Board with regard to field of membership of Federal credit unions.
H R 1152 To amend the Revised Organic Act of the Virgin Islands, and for other purposes.
H R 1153 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to enhance the incentive for contributions of computer technology and equipment for elementary or secondary school purposes.
H R 1154 To provide for administrative procedures to extend Federal recognition to certain Indian groups, and for other purposes.
H R 1155 To exempt certain maintenance, repair, and improvement of flood control facilities in California from the Endangered Species Act of 1973 during the flood emergency period.
H R 1156 To provide for greater equity in the allocation by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs of amounts appropriated for medical care programs of the Department of Veterans Affairs for the next two fiscal years and for other purposes related to the needs of veterans medical care.
H R 1157 To amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 to provide that the United States Army Corps of Engineers perform contract oversight of fund financed remedial actions under that Act.
H R 1158 To amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 to restrict the liability under that Act of local educational agencies.
H R 1159 To amend the Public Health Service Act to assure the availability of health insurance coverage for children in the individual market in a manner similar to guaranteed availability of individual health insurance coverage for certain previously covered individuals under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996.
H R 1160 To promote accountability and the public interest in the operation of the Federal Reserve System, and for other purposes.
H R 1161 To mandate the display of the POW/MIA flag on various occasions and in various locations.
H R 1162 To amend the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970.
H R 1163 To amend title 10, United States Code, to transfer jurisdiction over Naval Oil Shale Reserves Numbered 1 and 3 to the Secretary of the Interior and to authorize the leasing of such reserves for oil and gas exploration and production.
H R 1164 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide taxpayers engaged in certain agriculture-related activities a credit against income tax for property used to control environmental pollution and for soil and water conservation expenditures.
H R 1165 To require Medicare providers to disclose publicly staffing and performance in order to promote improved consumer information and choice, to protect employees of Medicare providers who report concerns about the safety and quality of services provided by Medicare providers or who report violations of Federal or State law by those providers, and to require review of the impact on public health and safety of proposed mergers and acquisitions of Medicare providers.
H R 1166 To amend certain provisions of title 5, United States Code, in order to ensure equality between Federal firefighters and other employees in the civil service and other public sector firefighters, and for other purposes.
H R 1167 To grant immunity from personal civil liability, under certain circumstances, to volunteers working on behalf of nonprofit organizations and governmental entities.
H R 1168 To encourage competition and tax fairness and to protect the tax base of State and local governments.
H R 1169 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend the orphan drug credit.
H R 1170 To provide that an application for an injunction restraining the enforcement, operation, or execution of a State law adopted by referendum may not be granted on the grounds of the unconstitutionality of such law unless the application is heard and determined by a 3-judge court.
H R 1171 To provide for the elimination of 12 Federal subsidy programs and projects.
H R 1172 To prohibit the use of funds appropriated to the Department of Defense or any other Federal department or agency from being used for the deployment on the ground of United States Armed Forces in the territory of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina after September 30, 1997, and for other purposes.
H R 1173 To provide collective bargaining rights for public safety officers employed by States or their political subdivisions.
H R 1174 To provide for the minting and circulation of $1 coins, and for other purposes.
H R 1175 To authorize the granting of money to control methamphetamine.
H R 1176 To end the use of steel jaw leghold traps on animals in the United States.
H R 1177 To require the head of each Federal agency to ensure that computer systems of the agency are capable of performing their functions after December 31, 1999.
H R 1178 To amend title 13, United States Code, to make clear that sampling may be used in order to improve the accuracy of the decennial censuses of population, and for other purposes.
H R 1179 To authorize appropriations for the Federal Election Commission for fiscal year 1998.
H R 1180 To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require Internet access providers to provide screening software to permit parents to control Internet access by their children.
H R 1181 To authorize the President to enter into a trade agreement concerning Northern Ireland and certain border counties of the Republic of Ireland, and for other purposes.
H R 1182 To withhold United States assistance for programs or projects of the International Atomic Energy Agency in Cuba, and for other purposes.
H R 1183 To extend the deadline under the Federal Power Act for the construction of the Swamp Creek and Ruth Creek hydroelectric projects located in the State of Washington, and for other purposes.
H R 1184 To extend the deadline under the Federal Power Act for the construction of the Bear Creek hydroelectric project in the State of Washington, and for other purposes.
H R 1185 To ensure that land enrolled in the land conservation program of the State of Minnesota known as Reinvest in Minnesota remains eligible for enrollment in the conservation reserve upon the expiration of the Reinvest in Minnesota contract.
H R 1186 To provide authorities to, and impose requirements on, the Secretary of Defense in order to facilitate State enforcement of State tax, employment, and licensing laws against Federal construction contractors.
H R 1187 To provide for the regulation of the airspace over National Park System lands in the State of Hawaii by the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Park Service, and for other purposes.
H R 1188 To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to eliminate certain discharges of chlorine compounds into the navigable waters, and for other purposes.
H R 1189 To amend the Social Security Act and the Public Health Service Act with respect to the health of residents of rural areas, and for other purposes.
H R 1190 To require the Secretary of Agriculture to consider the feasibility of basing the basic formula price for milk under Federal milk marketing orders on the costs of production for dairy farmers and the benefits to farmers and consumers of such a pricing approach.
H R 1191 To provide patients with information and rights to promote better health care.
H R 1192 To amend the Social Security Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to approve or deny an application for a waiver for certain demonstration projects under title IV or XI of the Social Security Act in a timely manner.
H R 1193 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow indexing of capital assets for purposes of determining gain or loss and to allow an exclusion of gain from the sale of a principal residence.
H R 1194 To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act relating to Federal facilities pollution control.
H R 1195 To amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 to ensure full Federal compliance with that Act.
H R 1196 To amend the Colorado Wilderness Act of 1993 to extend the interim protection of the Spanish Peaks planning area in the San Isabel National Forest, Colorado.
H R 1197 To amend title 35, United States Code, to protect patent owners against the unauthorized sale of plant parts taken from plants illegally reproduced, and for other purposes.
H R 1198 To direct the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain land to the City of Grants Pass, Oregon.
H R 1199 To protect residents and localities from irresponsibly sited hazardous waste facilities.
H R 1200 To provide for health care for every American and to control the cost and enhance the quality of the health care system.
H R 1201 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a medication evaluation and dispensing system for Medicare beneficiaries, to improve the quality of pharmaceutical services received by our Nation's elderly and disabled, and to reduce instances of adverse reactions to prescription drugs experienced by Medicare beneficiaries.
H R 1202 To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit interstate-connected conduct relating to exotic animals.
H R 1203 To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to ensure that funds provided under such Act are not used to promote the teaching or use of regional or group dialects.
H R 1204 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that the sale of a life estate or a remainder interest in a principal residence qualifies for the one-time exclusion of gain on sale of a principal residence.
H R 1205 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to treat distributions from publicly traded partnerships as qualifying income of regulated investment companies.
H R 1206 To require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a program under which States may be certified to carry out voluntary environmental cleanup programs for low and medium priority sites to protect human health and the environment and promote economic development.
H R 1207 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide all taxpayers with a 50 percent deduction for capital gains, to increase the exclusion for gain on qualified small business stock, to index the basis of certain capital assets, and for other purposes.
H R 1208 To repeal the Federal estate and gift taxes and the tax on generation-skipping transfers.
H R 1209 To provide for the defense of the environment, and for other purposes.
H R 1210 To provide an equitable process for strengthening the passenger rail service network of Amtrak through the timely closure and realignment of routes with low economic performance.
H R 1211 For the relief of Global Exploration and Development Corporation, Kerr-McGee Corporation, and Kerr-McGee Chemical Corporation.
H R 1212 To authorize the construction of the Fall River Waters Users District Rural Water System and authorize the appropriation of Federal dollars to assist the Fall River Water Users District, a nonprofit corporation, in the planning and construction of the water supply system.
H R 1213 To authorize the construction of the Perkins County Rural Water System and authorize the appropriation of Federal dollars to assist the Perkins County Rural Water System, Inc., a nonprofit corporation, in the planning and construction of the water supply system.
H R 1214 To suspend temporarily the duty on the chemical P-Toluenesulfonamide.
H R 1215 To amend the chapters 83 and 84 of title 5, United States Code, to extend the civil service retirement provisions of such chapter which are applicable to law enforcement officers, to inspectors of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, inspectors and canine enforcement officers of the United States Customs Service, and revenue officers of the Internal Revenue Service.
H R 1216 To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to prevent splitting of local communities into multiple telephone area codes.
H R 1217 To extend the deadline under the Federal Power Act for the construction of a hydroelectric project located in the State of Washington, and for other purposes.
H R 1218 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of pharmaceutical care services under part B of the Medicare Program.
H R 1219 To amend the Public Health Service Act to promote activities for the prevention of additional cases of infection with the virus commonly known as HIV.
H R 1220 To amend title 13, United States Code, to make clear that no sampling or other statistical procedure may be used in determining the total population by States for purposes of the apportionment of Representatives in Congress.
H R 1221 To amend title 37, United States Code, to prohibit a reduction in the overseas locality allowance for a member of the uniformed services on duty outside of the United States or in Hawaii or Alaska during the course of the member's tour of duty.
H R 1222 To amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and the Public Health Service Act to require managed care group health plans and managed care health insurance coverage to meet certain consumer protection requirements.
H R 1223 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to modify the requirements, with respect to understanding the English language, history, principles, and form of government of the United States, applicable to the naturalization of certain older individuals.
H R 1224 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that the Commissioner of Internal Revenue shall be nominated from individuals recommended by a selection panel and to provide a 6-year term for such Commissioner.
H R 1225 To make a technical correction to title 28, United States Code, relating to jurisdiction for lawsuits against terrorist states.
H R 1226 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prevent the unauthorized inspection of tax returns or tax return information.
H R 1227 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for increased accountability by Internal Revenue Service agents and other Federal Government officials in tax collection practices and procedures, and for other purposes.
H R 1228 To amend title 18, United States Code, to permanently prohibit the possession of firearms by persons who have been convicted of a felony, and for other purposes.
H R 1229 To amend the Public Health Service Act to ensure that affordable, comprehensive, high quality health care coverage is available through the establishment of State-based programs for children and for all uninsured pregnant women, and to facilitate access to health services, strengthen public health functions, enhance health-related research, and support other activities that improve the health of mothers and children, and for other purposes.
H R 1230 To give all American electricity consumers the right to choose among competitive providers of electricity in order to secure lower electricity rates, higher quality services, and a more robust United States economy, and for other purposes.
H R 1231 To amend title 39, United States Code, to establish guidelines for renovation, relocation, closing, or consolidation of post offices, and for other purposes.
H R 1232 To require country of origin labeling of perishable agricultural commodities imported into the United States and to establish penalties for violations of such labeling requirements.
H R 1233 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax relief to middle income families who are struggling to pay for college, to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide significantly increased financial aid for needy students, provide universal access to post-secondary education, reduce student loan costs while improving student loan benefits, to streamline the Federal Family Education Loan Program, and for other purposes.
H R 1234 To require States to equalize funding for education throughout the State.
H R 1235 To establish a Corporate Welfare Reduction Commission, and for other purposes.
H R 1236 To provide for an annual report to Congress concerning diplomatic immunity.
H R 1237 To provide retrospective application of an amendment made by the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 pertaining to the applicability of mandatory minimum penalties in certain cases.
H R 1238 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to reduce the period during which a court has exclusive authority to administer the oath of allegiance to an applicant for naturalization from 45 days to 5 days.
H R 1239 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to permit the Attorney General to waive the requirement that an applicant for naturalization take an oath of renunciation and allegiance in cases where the applicant is unable to understand its meaning because of a disability or mental impairment.
H R 1240 To amend certain provisions of title 5, United States Code, relating to pay for administrative law judges.
H R 1241 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 with respect to the eligibility of veterans for mortgage revenue bond financing, and for other purposes.
H R 1242 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that certain deductions of school bus owner-operators shall be allowable in computing adjusted gross income.
H R 1243 To amend the base closure laws to reform the process by which property at military installations being closed or realigned is made available for economic redevelopment and to improve the ability of the Secretary of Defense to contract for protective services at installations being closed.
H R 1244 To prescribe labels for packages and advertising for tobacco products, to provide for the disclosure of certain information relating to tobacco products, and for other purposes.
H R 1245 To amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to research on cognitive disorders arising from traumatic brain injury.
H R 1246 To prescribe alternative payment mechanisms for the payment of annual enrollment fees for the TRICARE program of the military health care system.
H R 1247 To prohibit the Secretary of the Treasury from changing the treatment of partnership distributions to limited partners.
H R 1248 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to permit classification of certain hospitals as rural referral centers, to permit reclassification of certain hospitals for disproportionate share payments, and to permit sole community hospitals to rebase Medicare payments based upon fiscal year 1994 and 1995 costs.
H R 1249 To redesignate the Federal building located at 107 Federal Building, in Terre Haute, Indiana, as the "John T. Myers Federal Building".
H R 1250 To amend title 18, United States Code, to regulate the manufacture, importation, and sale of ammunition capable of piercing police body armor.
H R 1251 Making emergency supplemental appropriations for salaries and expenses of the National Weather Service, including the National Centers for Environmental Prediction, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1997.
H R 1252 To modify the procedures of the Federal courts in certain matters, and for other purposes.
H R 1253 To authorize appropriations for the Department of State and related agencies for the fiscal years 1998 and 1999, and for other purposes.
H R 1254 To designate the United States Post Office building located at Bennett and Kansas Avenue in Springfield, Missouri, as the "John N. Griesemer Post Office Building".
H R 1255 To amend the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to establish certain additional requirements relating to electronic and information technology accessibility guidelines for individuals with disabilities, and for other purposes.
H R 1256 To authorize the exchange of National Park Service land in the Fire Island National Seashore in the State of New York for land in the Village of Patchogue, Suffolk County, New York.
H R 1257 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish, and provide a checkoff for, a Biomedical Research Fund, and for other purposes.
H R 1258 To require the Attorney General to conduct a pilot program under which the Attorney General will notify a State of potential employment opportunities for welfare recipients in the State created by the removal of unauthorized aliens from work sites, and to reward pilot program States with a high rate of success in placing such recipients in such employment positions.
H R 1259 To amend the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 to lift the trade embargoes on dolphin-safe tuna harvested in the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean, and for other purposes.
H R 1260 To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the establishment of a program for research and training with respect to Parkinson's disease.
H R 1261 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude certain farm rental income from net earnings from self-employment if the taxpayer enters into a lease agreement relating to such income.
H R 1262 To authorize appropriations for the Securities and Exchange Commission for fiscal years 1998 and 1999, and for other purposes.
H R 1263 To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide access to health care insurance coverage for children and to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the excise taxes on tobacco products for the purpose of offsetting the Federal budgetary costs associated such insurance coverage.
H R 1264 To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit gunrunning, and provide mandatory minimum penalties for crimes related to gunrunning.
H R 1265 To assure appropriate disincentives to the illegal use of marijuana in those States where there is an exception for medicinal purposes to the prohibition against the use of marijuana by denying Federal benefits to persons convicted of certain drug offenses.
H R 1266 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to index the basis of certain assets for purposes of determining gain, to provide for the establishment of American Dream Savings Accounts, and to repeal the increase enacted in 1993 in taxes on Social Security benefits.
H R 1267 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a charitable contribution deduction for certain expenses incurred by whaling captains in support of Native Alaskan subsistence whaling.
H R 1268 To continue the successful Federal role in developing a national intermodal surface transportation system, through programs that ensure the safe and efficient movement of people and goods, improve economic productivity, preserve the environment, and strengthen partnerships among all levels of the Government and the private sector, and for other purposes.
H R 1269 To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide post-eligibility treatment of certain payments received under a Department of Veterans Affairs pension or compensation program.
H R 1270 To amend the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982.
H R 1271 An Act to authorize the Federal Aviation Administration's research, engineering, and development programs for fiscal years 1998 and 1999, and for other purposes.
H R 1272 To authorize appropriations for fiscal years 1998 and 1999 for the United States Fire Administration, and for other purposes.
H R 1273 To authorize appropriations for fiscal years 1998 and 1999 for the National Science Foundation, and for other purposes.
H R 1274 To authorize appropriations for the National Institute of Standards and Technology for fiscal years 1998 and 1999, and for other purposes.
H R 1275 To authorize appropriations for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for fiscal years 1998 and 1999, and for other purposes.
H R 1276 To authorize appropriations for fiscal years 1998 and 1999 for the research, development, and demonstration activities of the Environmental Protection Agency, and for other purposes.
H R 1277 To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1998 and fiscal year 1999 for the civilian research, development, demonstration, and commercial application activities of the Department of Energy, and for other purposes.
H R 1278 To authorize appropriations for the activities of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for fiscal years 1998 and 1999, and for other purposes.
H R 1279 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude the activity of soliciting and receiving qualified sponsorship payments from unrelated business income.
H R 1280 To allow the photographing, electronic recording, broadcasting, and televising to the public of Federal court proceedings.
H R 1281 To amend the Public Health Service Act and other laws to apply the health insurance portability requirements applicable to group health plans to students covered under college-sponsored health plans.
H R 1282 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain facilities of the Minidoka project to the Burley Irrigation District, and for other purposes.
H R 1283 To provide a moratorium on certain class action lawsuits relating to the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act of 1974.
H R 1284 To amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to allow public water systems to avoid filtration requirements, and for other purposes.
H R 1285 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the 50 percent limitation on the amount of business meal and entertainment expenses which are deductible.
H R 1286 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an exemption from tax for gain on sale of a principal residence.
H R 1287 To regulate the use by interactive computer services of Social Security account numbers and related personally identifiable information.
H R 1288 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage under part B of cost-effective, medically necessary dental procedures.
H R 1289 To amend title III of the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend the mammography quality standards program.
H R 1290 To promote the restoration, conservation, and enhancement of wetlands through the establishment of a responsible wetlands mitigation banking program.
H R 1291 To amend title 38, United States Code, to revise the manner by which the Secretary of Veterans Affairs ranks applicants for grants under the State home construction grant program administered by the Secretary and to limit the number of grants any State may be awarded in a year under that program.
H R 1292 To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to authorize the establishment of a voluntary broadcasting code for alcohol advertising, and for other purposes.
H R 1293 To enhance international security by using the resources and expertise of the international financial institutions and the United Nations to redirect world military spending to human development.
H R 1294 To amend title 10, United States Code, to require the Secretary of Defense to provide to members of the Armed Forces who receive an investigational new drug relevant information regarding the drug, including the possible side effects of the drug.
H R 1295 To establish a Commission to make recommendations for the reconfiguration, corporatization, privatization, and consolidation of Department of Energy National Energy Laboratories, and for other purposes.
H R 1296 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude work study payments from income.
H R 1297 To amend section 255 of the National Housing Act to prevent the funding of unnecessary or excessive costs for obtaining a home equity conversion mortgage.
H R 1298 To record place of birth as Jerusalem, Israel, for purposes of United States passports.
H R 1299 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide relief from estate and gift taxes.
H R 1300 To amend the base closure laws to reform the process by which property at military installations being closed or realigned is made available for economic redevelopment and to improve the ability of the Secretary of Defense to contract for protective services at installations being closed.
H R 1301 To inform and empower consumers in the United States through a voluntary labeling system for wearing apparel or sporting goods made without abusive and exploitative child labor, and for other purposes.
H R 1302 To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to prohibit discrimination in the payment of wages on account of sex, race, or national origin, and for other purposes.
H R 1303 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to reform the financing of campaigns for election for Federal office, and for other purposes.
H R 1304 To provide for the temporary suspension of duty on certain plastic web sheeting.
H R 1305 To provide for the transfer to the University of Puerto Rico of title to Federal real property and improvements used to operate a center for research on primates, and for other purposes.
H R 1306 An Act to amend Federal law to clarify the applicability of host State laws to any branch in such State of an out-of-State bank, and for other purposes.
H R 1307 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to prohibit an institution that is ineligible for participation in the Federal Stafford Loan program because of high default rates from participating in the Pell Grant program.
H R 1308 To terminate the applicability of certain provisions of the Safe Drinking Water Act relating to exemptions, variances, and the application of cost considerations in establishing and implementing standards for safe drinking water, and for other purposes.
H R 1309 To provide for an exchange of lands with the city of Greeley, Colorado, and The Water Supply and Storage Company to eliminate private inholdings in wilderness areas, and for other purposes.
H R 1310 To amend the Controlled Substances Act to prevent recommendations of the illegal use of controlled substances by registrants under that Act.
H R 1311 To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to authorize a estrogenic substances screening program.
H R 1312 To deem as timely submitted certain written notices of intent under section 8009(c)(1) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 for school year 1997-1998.
H R 1313 For the relief of Nancy B. Wilson.
H R 1314 To authorize the Secretary of Transportation to issue a certificate of documentation with appropriate endorsement for employment in the coastwise trade for the vessel KEEWAYDIN.
H R 1315 To amend the Public Health Service Act to require the establishment of a comprehensive plan regarding the diabetes-related activities of the National Institutes of Health, and for other purposes.
H R 1316 To amend chapter 87 of title 5, United States Code, with respect to the order of precedence to be applied in the payment of life insurance benefits.
H R 1317 To establish the High Level Commission on International Narcotics Control.
H R 1318 To establish a National Commission to Eliminate Waste in Government.
H R 1319 To abolish the Department of Commerce.
H R 1320 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to waive in the case of multiemployer plans the section 415 limit on benefits to the participant's average compensation for his high 3 years.
H R 1321 To amend the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974 to provide for the expedited consideration of certain proposed rescissions of budget authority.
H R 1322 To implement the Victims' Rights Constitutional Amendment and protect the rights of crime victims.
H R 1323 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to disallow deductions for advertising expenses for tobacco products.
H R 1324 To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to clarify the authority of the Federal Communications Commission to authorize foreign investment in United States broadcast and common carrier radio licenses.
H R 1325 To promote freedom, fairness, and economic opportunity for families by repealing the income tax, abolishing the Internal Revenue Service, and enacting a national retail sales tax to be administered primarily by the States.
H R 1326 To amend title 31, United States Code, to provide for continuing appropriations in the absence of regular appropriations.
H R 1327 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a child tax credit.
H R 1328 To prohibit the importation of goods produced abroad with child labor, and for other purposes.
H R 1329 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage under part B of the Medicare Program of drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of individuals with multiple sclerosis.
H R 1330 To prohibit Federal officers and employees from providing access to Social Security Account statement information, personal earnings and benefits estimate statement information, or tax return information of an individual through the Internet or without the written consent of the individual, and to establish a commission to investigate the protection and privacy afforded to certain Government records.
H R 1331 To require the Commissioner of Social Security to assemble a panel of experts to assist the Commissioner in developing appropriate mechanisms and safeguards to ensure confidentiality and integrity of personal Social Security records made accessible to the public.
H R 1332 To protect the civil rights of victims of gender-motivated violence and to promote public safety, health, and regulate activities affecting interstate commerce by creating employer liability for negligent conduct that results in an individual's committing a gender-motivated crime of violence against another individual on premises controlled by the employer.
H R 1333 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a deduction for the old-age, survivors, and disability insurance taxes paid by employees and self-employed individuals, and for other purposes.
H R 1334 To amend the Federal tort claims provisions of title 28, United States Code, to repeal the exception for claims arising outside the United States, and for other purposes.
H R 1335 To award a congressional gold medal to honor Jack Roosevelt Robinson.
H R 1336 To amend the Adult Education Act to authorize the Secretary of Education to make grants to States to provide support services to participants in adult education programs.
H R 1337 To enhance the administrative authority of the respective presidents of Haskell Indian Nations University and the Southwest Indian Polytechnic Institute, and for other purposes.
H R 1338 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the amount of the charitable contribution deduction, to allow such deduction to individuals who do not itemize other deductions, and for other purposes.
H R 1339 To amend title 10, United States Code, to impose certain notification requirements on the Secretary of Defense as a precondition on the establishment of Department of Defense domestic dependent elementary and secondary schools.
H R 1340 To reduce corporate welfare and promote corporate responsibility.
H R 1341 For the relief of Commander Carl D. Swanson.
H R 1342 To provide for a one-year enrollment in the conservation reserve of land covered by expiring conservation reserve program contracts.
H R 1343 To authorize appropriations for fiscal years 1998 and 1999 for certain maritime programs of the Department of Transportation, and for other purposes.
H R 1344 To amend the Panama Canal Act of 1979, and for other purposes.
H R 1345 To establish the Commission on National Drug Policy.
H R 1346 To amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to provide congressional authorization for restrictions on receipt of out-of-State municipal solid waste, and for other purposes.
H R 1347 To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit the mailing of certain mail matter.
H R 1348 To amend title 18, United States Code, relating to war crimes.
H R 1349 To regulate handgun ammunition, and for other purposes.
H R 1350 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow associations of persons holding timeshare interests in residential property to elect to be taxed as homeowner associations.
H R 1351 To prohibit smoking in any transportation facility for which Federal financial assistance is provided.
H R 1352 To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide, with respect to research on breast cancer, for the increased involvement of advocates in decision making at the National Cancer Institute.
H R 1353 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow individuals to designate any portion of their income tax overpayments, and to make other contributions, for the purpose of retiring the national debt.
H R 1354 To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide for mandatory coverage of services furnished by nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists under State Medicaid plans.
H R 1355 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the tax treatment of qualified State tuition programs.
H R 1356 To amend title 10, United States Code, to permit beneficiaries of the military health care system to enroll in Federal employees health benefits plans; to improve health care benefits under the CHAMPUS and TRICARE Standard, and for other purposes.
H R 1357 To require the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of Health and Human Services to carry out a demonstration project to provide the Department of Defense with reimbursement from the Medicare Program for health care services provided to Medicare-eligible beneficiaries under the TRICARE program.
H R 1358 To amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to permit a Governor to limit the disposal of out-of-State solid waste in the Governor's State, and for other purposes.
H R 1359 To amend the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 to establish a means to support programs for electric energy conservation and energy efficiency, renewable energy, and universal and affordable service for electric consumers.
H R 1360 To amend the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 to provide for an exception to limited eligibility for SSI and food stamps for certain permanent resident aliens who are unable because of physical or developmental disability or mental impairment to naturalize.
H R 1361 To prohibit economic support fund assistance under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 for the Government of Turkey for fiscal year 1998 unless that Government makes certain improvements relating to human rights.
H R 1362 To establish a demonstration project to provide for Medicare reimbursement for health care services provided to certain Medicare-eligible veterans in selected facilities of Department of Veterans Affairs.
H R 1363 To provide grants to States to provide uninsured children with access to health care insurance coverage.
H R 1364 To provide grants to States to provide uninsured children with access to health care insurance coverage and to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the excise taxes on tobacco products for the purpose of funding such grants and reducing the deficit.
H R 1365 To amend section 355 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prevent the avoidance of corporate tax on prearranged sales of corporate stock, and for other purposes.
H R 1366 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to reform the financing of campaigns for election for Federal office, and for other purposes.
H R 1367 To prohibit Federal agencies from making available through the Internet certain confidential records with respect to individuals, and to provide for remedies in cases in which such records are made available through the Internet.
H R 1368 To provide that Kentucky may not tax compensation paid to a resident of Tennessee for services at Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
H R 1369 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the tax treatment of qualified State tuition programs.
H R 1370 To reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States.
H R 1371 To amend the Federal Meat Inspection Act to require that imported meat, and meat food products containing imported meat, bear a label identifying the country of origin.
H R 1372 To amend the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974 to reform the budget process, and for other purposes.
H R 1373 To establish a grant program to improve the quality and expand the availability of child care services, and of family support services, for families with children less than 3 years of age; to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the taxation of income of controlled foreign corporations attributable to imported property; to amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 to cover employers that have more than 20 employees; to amend the Head Start Act to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 1999 through 2002 and to increase the funds reserved for services for families with children less than 3 years of age; and for other purposes.
H R 1374 To establish a United States Health Service to provide high quality comprehensive health care for all Americans and to overcome the deficiencies in the present system of health care delivery.
H R 1375 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage under part B of the Medicare Program of medical nutrition therapy services furnished by registered dietitians and nutrition professionals.
H R 1376 To amend the Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Planning Act of 1974 and related laws to strengthen the protection of native biodiversity and ban clearcutting on Federal lands, and to designate certain Federal lands as Northwest Ancient Forests, roadless areas, and Special Areas where logging and other intrusive activities are prohibited.
H R 1377 To amend title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to encourage retirement income savings.
H R 1378 To prohibit discrimination in contracting on federally funded projects on the basis of certain labor policies of potential contractors.
H R 1379 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to lower the maximum capital gains rate to 15 percent with respect to assets held for more than 3 years, to replace the estate and gift tax rate schedules, and for other purposes.
H R 1380 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce estate taxes on family-owned farm businesses and to exclude gain from the sale or exchange of a farming business to the extent of the medical expenses paid by the taxpayer.
H R 1381 To amend the Morris K. Udall Scholarship and Excellence in National Environmental and Native American Public Policy Act of 1992 to establish the United States Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution to conduct environmental conflict resolution and training, and for other purposes.
H R 1382 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that certain educational benefits provided by an employer to children of employees shall be excludable from gross income as a scholarship.
H R 1383 To designate the Federal building located at 10th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, in Washington, DC, as the "Robert F. Kennedy Department of Justice Building".
H R 1384 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to establish a telephone reporting system to permit certain individuals traveling by boat to enter the United States from Canada without applying for admission at a port of entry.
H R 1385 To consolidate, coordinate, and improve employment, training, literacy, and vocational rehabilitation programs in the United States, and for other purposes.
H R 1386 To require uniform appraisals of certain leaseholds of restricted Indian lands, and for other purposes.
H R 1387 To amend the Agricultural Market Transition Act to convert the price support program for sugarcane and sugar beets into a system of solely recourse loans and to provide for the gradual elimination of the program.
H R 1388 To provide authority for leave transfer for Federal employees who are adversely affected by disasters or emergencies, and for other purposes.
H R 1389 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that the amount of the aviation excise taxes for any fiscal year shall equal the expenditures from the Airport and Airway Trust Fund for the prior fiscal year, and for other purposes.
H R 1390 To authorize the Government of India to establish a memorial to honor Mahatma Gandhi in the District of Columbia.
H R 1391 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an exemption from tax for gain on sale of a principal residence.
H R 1392 To require the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a program under which States may be certified to carry out voluntary environmental cleanup programs and to amend CERCLA regarding the liability of landowners and prospective purchasers.
H R 1393 To amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to establish certain requirements regarding the approval of facilities for the disposal of polychlorinated biphenyls, and for other purposes.
H R 1394 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the tax treatment of qualified State tuition programs.
H R 1395 To assist the States and local governments in assessing and remediating brownfield sites and encouraging environmental cleanup programs, and for other purposes.
H R 1396 To require the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System to focus on price stability in establishing monetary policy to ensure the stable, long-term purchasing power of the currency, to repeal the Full Employment and Balanced Growth Act of 1978, and for other purposes.
H R 1397 To provide health insurance benefits to certain former employees at defense nuclear facilities of the Department of Energy for injuries caused by exposure to ionizing radiation.
H R 1398 To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the establishment of a program for research and training with respect to Parkinson's disease.
H R 1399 To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide a presumption of service connection for injuries classified as cold weather injuries which occur in veterans who while engaged in military operations had sustained exposure to cold weather.
H R 1400 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Bureau of Reclamation, to participate in a water conservation project with the Tumalo Irrigation District in the State of Oregon.
H R 1401 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a 5-year extension of the credit for producing electricity from wind.
H R 1402 To establish the Commission on Probabilistic Methods.
H R 1403 To extend the supplemental security income benefits program to Guam and the United States Virgin Islands.
H R 1404 To provide for the defense of the environment, and for other purposes.
H R 1405 To amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to require that information relating to United States policy to establish and encourage an international strategy to reduce violations of the human rights of working children be included in the annual human rights report of the Department of State.
H R 1406 To provide that the Disabled American Veterans corporation may sue or be sued in the Federal courts.
H R 1407 To amend title 10, United States Code, to provide that the decoration known as the Purple Heart may only be awarded to members of the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.
H R 1408 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that the statute of limitations shall not bar a claim for credit or refund based on a retroactive determination of an entitlement to receive military disability benefits.
H R 1409 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify the exclusion from gross income for veterans' benefits.
H R 1410 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a nonrefundable tax credit for law enforcement officers who purchase armor vests, and for other purposes.
H R 1411 To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and the Public Health Service Act to facilitate the development and approval of new drugs and biological products, and for other purposes.
H R 1412 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require that envelopes provided by the Internal Revenue Service with the instructions for filing income tax returns be postage paid envelopes.
H R 1413 To provide for expanded research concerning the environmental and genetic susceptibilities for breast cancer.
H R 1414 To recognize the organization known as the Ukrainian American Veterans, Incorporated.
H R 1415 To amend the Public Health Service Act and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to establish standards for relationships between group health plans and health insurance issuers with enrollees, health professionals, and providers.
H R 1416 To amend title IV of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 restricting welfare and public benefits for aliens to provide an exception to limited eligibility for SSI and food stamps programs for permanent resident aliens who are applicants for naturalization.
H R 1417 To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide penalties for those who, under color of Government authority, teach or distribute materials encouraging the use of torture.
H R 1418 To extend the transition period for aliens receiving supplemental security income or food stamp benefits as of August 22, 1996.
H R 1419 To reduce the incidence of child abuse and neglect, and for other purposes.
H R 1420 To amend the National Wildlife Refuge System Administration Act of 1966 to improve the management of the National Wildlife Refuge System, and for other purposes.
H R 1421 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to apply standards to outpatient physical therapy provided as an incident to a physician's professional services.
H R 1422 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to encourage compliance with spending limits on elections for the House of Representatives and enhance the importance of individual contributions and contributions originating within congressional districts.
H R 1423 To cancel the Space Station project.
H R 1424 To amend the Petroglyph National Monument Establishment Act of 1990 to adjust the boundary of the monument, and for other purposes.
H R 1425 To designate as wilderness, wild and scenic rivers, national park and preserve study areas, wild land recovery areas, and biological connecting corridors certain public lands in the States of Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming, and for other purposes.
H R 1426 To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide a presumption of service connection for injuries classified as cold weather injuries which occur in veterans who while engaged in military operations had sustained exposure to cold weather.
H R 1427 To assist in implementing the Plan of Action adopted by the World Summit for Children.
H R 1428 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to establish a system through which the Commissioner of Social Security and the Attorney General respond to inquiries made by election officials concerning the citizenship of voting registration applicants and to amend the Social Security Act to permit States to require individuals registering to vote in elections to provide the individual's Social Security number.
H R 1429 To reauthorize and amend the Appalachian Regional Development Act of 1965.
H R 1430 To reauthorize and make reforms to programs authorized by the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965.
H R 1431 To ensure that the enlargement of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) proceeds in a manner consistent with United States interests, to strengthen relations between the United States and Russia, to preserve the prerogatives of the Congress with respect to certain arms control agreements, and for other purposes.
H R 1432 To authorize a new trade and investment policy for sub-Saharan Africa.
H R 1433 To protect the financial interests of the Federal Government through debt restructuring and subsidy reduction in connection with multifamily housing; to enhance the effectiveness of enforcement provisions relating to single family and multifamily housing (including amendments to the bankruptcy code); to consolidate and reform the management of multifamily housing programs; and for other purposes.
H R 1434 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to postpone certain tax-related deadlines in the case of taxpayers affected by a Presidentially declared disaster, and for other purposes.
H R 1435 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to improve the access to and affordability of higher education, and for other purposes.
H R 1436 To assist local communities in the renewal of their public schools.
H R 1437 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the establishment of an intercity passenger rail trust fund, and for other purposes.
H R 1438 To prohibit the Federal Government from providing insurance, reinsurance, or noninsured crop disaster assistance for tobacco.
H R 1439 To facilitate the sale of certain land in Tahoe National Forest, in the State of California to Placer County, California.
H R 1440 To require the Department of Education to provide links to databases of information concerning scholarships and fellowships.
H R 1441 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 with respect to discharge of indebtedness income from prepayment of loans under section 306B of the Rural Electrification Act of 1936.
H R 1442 To amend the Federal Reserve Act to expand the opportunity for private enterprise to compete with the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in the provision of check-clearing and other services, and for other purposes.
H R 1443 To amend the Revenue Act of 1987 to provide a permanent extension of the transition rule for certain publicly traded partnerships.
H R 1444 To establish a grant program to install safety devices and improve safety at convenience stores.
H R 1445 To amend the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 to provide for continued eligibility for supplemental security income and food stamps with regard to certain classifications of aliens.
H R 1446 To require the Secretary of the Navy to terminate the operation of the Extremely Low Frequency Communications System of the Navy.
H R 1447 To reform the United States Housing Act of 1937, deregulate the public housing program and the program for rental housing assistance for low-income families, and increase community control over such programs, and for other purposes.
H R 1448 To improve the control of outdoor advertising in areas adjacent to the Interstate System, the National Highway System, and certain other federally assisted highways, and for other purposes.
H R 1449 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to impose an annual tax on outdoor advertising to provide funding for surface transportation programs, and for other purposes.
H R 1450 To provide certain requirements for labeling textile fiber products and to implement minimum wage and immigration requirements in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
H R 1451 To amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to research regarding the health of children.
H R 1452 To amend part E of title IV of the Social Security Act to provide for demonstration projects to test the feasibility of establishing kinship care as an alternative to foster care for a child who has adult relatives willing to provide safe and appropriate care for the child, and to require notice to adult relative caregivers.
H R 1453 To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to improve the enforcement and compliance programs.
H R 1454 To prohibit the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration from closing certain flight service stations.
H R 1455 To preserve the eligibility for Federal loans and guarantees of disabled children whose supplemental security income benefits are terminated by the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996.
H R 1456 To amend title 10, United States Code, to improve the access to military treatment facilities for retired members of the uniformed services, and their dependents, who are over 65 years of age, to provide for Medicare reimbursement for health care services provided to such persons, and, as an alternative health care approach, to permit such persons to enroll in the Federal Employees Health Benefits program.
H R 1457 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve efforts to combat fraud and abuse under the Medicare program for suppliers of durable medical equipment, home health agencies, and other providers through disclosure of information on ownership interests and requirement for a surety bond.
H R 1458 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit labor organizations from using funds withheld from wages for activities related to a campaign for election for Federal office.
H R 1459 To amend part E of title IV of the Social Security Act to prevent children from languishing in foster care.
H R 1460 To allow for election of the Delegate from Guam by other than separate ballot, and for other purposes.
H R 1461 To facilitate recovery from the recent flooding of the Red River and its tributaries by providing greater flexibility for depository institutions and their regulators, and for other purposes.
H R 1462 To authorize the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a pilot project providing loans to States to establish revolving loans for the environmental cleanup of brownfield sites in distressed areas that have the potential to attract private investment and create local employment.
H R 1463 To authorize appropriations for fiscal years 1998 and 1999 for the Customs Service, the Office of the United States Trade Representative, and the International Trade Commission.
H R 1464 To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to expand and make permanent the availability of cost-effective, comprehensive acute and long-term care services to frail elderly persons through Programs of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) under the Medicare and Medicaid Programs.
H R 1465 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to restore the deduction for interest on certain educational loans.
H R 1466 To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to transfer certain Fort Howard Park lands to Baltimore County, Maryland.
H R 1467 To provide for the continuance of oil and gas operations pursuant to certain existing leases in the Wayne National Forest.
H R 1468 To amend the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 to modify provisions restricting welfare and public benefits for aliens.
H R 1469 Making emergency supplemental appropriations for recovery from natural disasters, and for overseas peacekeeping efforts, including those in Bosnia, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1997, and for other purposes.
H R 1470 To empower States with authority for most taxing and spending for highway programs and mass transit programs, and for other purposes.
H R 1471 To direct the Secretary of Transportation to determine the feasibility of placing bar codes on passenger motor vehicles to facilitate the tracing of stolen vehicles, and for other purposes.
H R 1472 To amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and the Public Health Service Act to require group health plans and group and individual health insurance coverage to pay interest on clean claims that are not paid within 30 days.
H R 1473 To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit, with certain exceptions, the transfer of a handgun to, or the possession of a handgun by, an individual who has not attained 21 years of age.
H R 1474 To amend section 255 of the National Housing Act to prohibit the charging of unreasonable and excessive fees in connection with equity conversion mortgages for elderly homeowners, and for other purposes.
H R 1475 To eliminate the National Sheep Industry Improvement Center and to transfer funds available for the Center to the general fund of the Treasury to reduce the deficit.
H R 1476 To settle certain Miccosukee Indian land takings claims within the State of Florida.
H R 1477 To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate a portion of the Columbia River as a recreational river, and for other purposes.
H R 1478 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow companies to donate computer equipment and software, and training related thereto, to elementary and secondary schools for use in their educational programs, and for other purposes.
H R 1479 To designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 300 Northeast First Avenue in Miami, Florida, as the "David W. Dyer Federal Courthouse".
H R 1480 To increase the overall economy and efficiency of Government operations and enable more efficient use of Federal funding, by coordinating Federal financial assistance programs and promoting local flexibility.
H R 1481 To amend the Great Lakes Fish and Wildlife Restoration Act of 1990 to provide for implementation of recommendations of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service contained in the Great Lakes Fishery Restoration Study Report.
H R 1482 To amend title 10, United States Code, to increase whistleblower protections for members of the Armed Forces.
H R 1483 To amend title 49, United States Code, to make nonmilitary government aircraft subject to safety regulation by the Department of Transportation.
H R 1484 To redesignate the Dublin Federal Courthouse building located in Dublin, Georgia, as the J. Roy Rowland Federal Courthouse.
H R 1485 To provide that the provision of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 on the accounting of tips in determining the wage of tipped employees shall preempt any State or local provision precluding a tip credit or requiring a tip credit less than the tip credit provided under such Act.
H R 1486 To consolidate international affairs agencies, to reform foreign assistance programs, to authorize appropriations for foreign assistance programs and for the Department of State and related agencies for fiscal years 1998 and 1999, and for other purposes.
H R 1487 To provide off-budget treatment for one-half of the receipts and disbursements of the land and water conservation fund, and to provide that the amount appropriated from the fund for a fiscal year for Federal purposes may not exceed the amount appropriated for that fiscal year for financial assistance to the States for State purposes.
H R 1488 To authorize United States participation in various international financial institutions.
H R 1489 To establish permanent authority for the provision of assistance to small orchardists to replace or rehabilitate trees and vineyards damaged by damaging weather and related conditions and to appropriate funds to provide such assistance.
H R 1490 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce the capital gains tax on individuals and to index the basis of assets of individuals for purposes of determining gains and losses.
H R 1491 To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to encourage States to expand health coverage of low income children and pregnant women and to provide funds to promote outreach efforts to enroll eligible children under health insurance programs.
H R 1492 To amend rule 11 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure regarding representations made to courts by or on behalf of, and court sanctions applicable with respect to, prisoners.
H R 1493 To require the Attorney General to establish a program in local prisons to identify, prior to arraignment, criminal aliens and aliens who are unlawfully present in the United States, and for other purposes.
H R 1494 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to require the Federal Election Commission to establish and administer an escrow account for certain campaign contributions that a political committee intends to return to the contributor, and for other purposes.
H R 1495 To amend section 29 of the Small Business Act, and for other purposes.
H R 1496 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide greater equity in savings opportunities for families with children, and for other purposes.
H R 1497 To extend the authority of the National Peace Garden to establish a commemorative work on Federal lands.
H R 1498 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to treat a portion of welfare benefits which are contingent on employment as earned income for purposes of the earned income credit, and for other purposes.
H R 1499 To make certain administrative reforms relating to the Federal Railroad Administration and to make further improvements to the laws governing railroad safety.
H R 1500 To designate certain Federal lands in the State of Utah as wilderness, and for other purposes.
H R 1501 To strengthen Federal law with respect to the prohibitions against and penalties for acts which sabotage or otherwise threaten the safety of rail transportation and mass transit.
H R 1502 To designate the United States Courthouse located at 301 West Main Street in Benton, Illinois, as the "James L. Foreman United States Courthouse".
H R 1503 To provide uniform standards for the awarding of compensatory and punitive damages in a civil action against a volunteer or volunteer service organization, and for other purposes.
H R 1504 To ensure the competitiveness of the United States textile and apparel industry.
H R 1505 To establish a congressional commemorative medal for organ donors and their families.
H R 1506 To amend the Public Health Service Act to prohibit discrimination regarding exposure to hazardous substances.
H R 1507 To amend the Food Stamp Act of 1977 to modify certain eligibility disqualifications, and for other purposes.
H R 1508 To reform the multifamily rental assisted housing programs of the Federal Government and maintain the affordability and availability of low-income housing, and for other purposes.
H R 1509 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to include liability to pay compensation under workmen's compensation acts within the rules relating to certain personal liability assignments.
H R 1510 To exempt agreements relating to voluntary guidelines governing telecast material from the applicability of the antitrust laws.
H R 1511 To establish a National Commission on the Cost of Higher Education.
H R 1512 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide incentives for public-private educational partnerships for public educational institutions serving disadvantaged students and to provide tax relief to families who are struggling to pay for college.
H R 1513 To amend the National Trails System Act to designate the Lincoln National Historic Trail as a component of the National Trails System.
H R 1514 To restore the exclusion of employees' death benefits from gross income.
H R 1515 To amend title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to provide new portability, participation, solvency, and other health insurance protections and freedoms for workers in mobile workforce, to increase the purchasing power of employees and employers by removing barriers to the voluntary formation of association health plans, to increase health plan competition providing more affordable choice of coverage, to expand access to health insurance coverage for employees of small employers through open market, and for other purposes.
H R 1516 To support local reading programs for children so that all children are able to read well and independently by the end of the third grade.
H R 1517 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce the capital gains tax on individuals and to index the basis of assets of individuals for purposes of determining gains and losses.
H R 1518 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit farmers to rollover into an individual retirement account the proceeds from the sale of a farm.
H R 1519 To provide for the recognition and designation of the official society to administer and coordinate activities in the United States to commemorate and celebrate the achievements of the second millennium and to promote even greater achievements in the millennium to come by endowing an international cross-cultural scholarship fund to further the development and education of the world's future leaders.
H R 1520 To amend chapter 81 of title 5, United States Code, to authorize the use of clinical social workers to conduct evaluations to determine work-related emotional and mental illnesses.
H R 1521 To amend title 49, United States Code, concerning the treatment of certain aircraft as public aircraft.
H R 1522 To extend the authorization for the National Historic Preservation Fund, and for other purposes.
H R 1523 To amend the Small Business Act to exempt subcontracts for dredging activities from local buy requirements under the business development program authorized by section 8(a) of that Act.
H R 1524 To establish a National Center for Rural Law Enforcement, and for other purposes.
H R 1525 To assure equitable treatment in health care coverage of prescription drugs.
H R 1526 The Americans For Affordable Housing Act.
H R 1527 To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to the classification of and performance standards for devices.
H R 1528 To authorize the Secretary of Transportation to issue a certificate of documentation with appropriate endorsement for employment in the coastwise trade for the vessel SOUTHERN STAR.
H R 1529 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit against income tax to individuals who are active participants in neighborhood crime watch organizations which actively involve the community in the reduction of local crime.
H R 1530 To schedule Gamma y-hydroxybutyrate in schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act and to schedule Ketamine in schedule II of such Act, and for other purposes.
H R 1531 To amend title 28, United States Code, relating to jurisdictional immunities of the Federal Republic of Germany, to grant jurisdiction to the courts of the United States in certain cases involving acts of genocide occuring against certain individuals during World War II in the predecessor states of the Federal Republic of Germany, or in any territories or areas occupied, annexed, or otherwise controlled by those states.
H R 1532 To amend title 18, United States Code, to create criminal penalties for theft and willful vandalism at national cemeteries.
H R 1533 To amend title 23, United States Code, relating to environmental improvements, and for other purposes.
H R 1534 To simplify and expedite access to the Federal courts for injured parties whose rights and privileges, secured by the United States Constitution, have been deprived by final actions of Federal agencies, or other government officials or entities acting under color of State law; to prevent Federal courts from abstaining from exercising Federal jurisdiction in actions where no State law claim is alleged; to permit certification of unsettled State law questions that are essential to resolving Federal claims arising under the Constitution; and to clarify when government action is sufficiently final to ripen certain Federal claims arising under the Constitution.
H R 1535 To amend the Public Law 99-548 to expand the right of the City of Mesquite, Nevada, to purchase certain public lands in the vicinity of the City.
H R 1536 To amend title 18, United States Code, to reduce the size of grand juries.
H R 1537 To amend subchapter III of chapter 13 of title 31, United States Code (popularly known as the Anti-Deficiency Act), to allow the United States to enter into contracts or obligations during a lapse in appropriations if the President determines that a sufficient appropriation is likely to be made for that purpose before the end of the fiscal year, and for other purposes.
H R 1538 To direct certain Federal law enforcement agencies to enter into cooperative agreements with the Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia to assist the Department in crime prevention and law enforcement activities in the District of Columbia.
H R 1539 To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require the Federal Communications Commission to preserve low-power television stations that provide community broadcasting, and for other purposes.
H R 1540 To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide a presumption of service connection for certain specified diseases and disabilities in the case of veterans who were exposed during military service to carbon tetrachloride.
H R 1541 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to require that communications advocating the election or defeat of a candidate for election for Federal office contain specific information regarding the sponsor of the communication and whether or not the communication is authorized by the candidate involved.
H R 1542 To provide certain immunities from civil liability for trade and professional associations.
H R 1543 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to permit certain nonimmigrant aliens to study in publicly funded adult education programs if the alien provides reimbursement for such study.
H R 1544 To prevent Federal agencies from pursuing policies of unjustifiable nonacquiescence in, and relitigation of, precedents established in the Federal judicial circuits.
H R 1545 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act and the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to eliminate the numerical limitations relating to cancellations of removal and suspensions of deportation.
H R 1546 To provide for a system to classify information in the interests of national security and a system to declassify such information.
H R 1547 To provide for notification regarding crimes committed by diplomats.
H R 1548 To suspend until January 1, 2001, the duty on Diiodomethyl-p-tolylsulfone.
H R 1549 To establish a commission to be known as the Harold Hughes-Bill Emerson Commission on Alcoholism.
H R 1550 To provide for the withdrawal of most favored nation status from Iran, Iraq, Libya, and Syria, and to provide for the restoration of such status with respect to Syria if the President determines that Syria is participating in the Middle East peace process in good faith.
H R 1551 To amend title 23, United States Code, to ensure that local officials are permitted to participate in the selection of certain surface transportation program projects undertaken in areas of less than 50,000 population, and for other purposes.
H R 1552 To authorize the Secretary of Transportation to issue a certificate of documentation with appropriate endorsement for employment in the coastwise trade for the vessel BLUE HAWAII.
H R 1553 To amend the President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collection Act of 1992 to extend the authorization of the Assassination Records Review Board until September 30, 1998.
H R 1554 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that the commercial activities of an Indian tribal organization shall be subject to the unrelated business income tax.
H R 1555 To amend the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 and the Federal Home Loan Bank Act to authorize Federal Home Loan Banks to make guaranteed advances for community development activities to units of general local government and advances of future community development block grant entitlement amounts, and to expand the community participation requirements relating to community development loan guarantees to include participation of major community stakeholders, and for other purposes.
H R 1556 To provide for protection of the flag of the United States.
H R 1557 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the dollar limitation on the exclusion under section 911 of such Code to reflect inflation since the current limitation was imposed.
H R 1558 To authorize the relocation of the Gillis W. Long Hansen's Disease Center, to provide for the transfer to the State of Louisiana of the current site of such Center, and for other purposes.
H R 1559 To amend title 10, United States Code, to require that recruit basic training in the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps be conducted separately for male and female recruits.
H R 1560 To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the bicentennial of the Lewis & Clark Expedition, and for other purposes.
H R 1561 To amend the National Highway System Designation Act of 1995 and title 23, United States Code, to allow the Virgin Islands and the other territories to participate in the State infrastructure bank program and to use surface transportation program funds for construction of certain access and development roads.
H R 1562 To provide assistance to States and local communities to improve adult education and literacy, to help achieve the National Educational Goals for all citizens, and for other purposes.
H R 1563 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the nonrecognition of gain on long-term real property which is involuntarily converted as the result of the exercise of eminent domain, without regard to whether the replacement property is similar or of like kind.
H R 1564 To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to permit presumptive eligibility for low-income children under the Medicaid Program.
H R 1565 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the amount of depreciable business assets which may be expensed, and for other purposes.
H R 1566 To amend the Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity (LIBERTAD) Act of 1996 relating to the exclusion from the United States of certain aliens.
H R 1567 To provide for the designation of additional wilderness lands in the eastern United States.
H R 1568 To establish the National Military Museum Foundation, and for other purposes.
H R 1569 To require the same distribution of child support arrearages collected by Federal tax intercept as collected directly by the States, and for other purposes.
H R 1570 To amend the Arms Export Control Act to remove an exemption from the prohibition on imports of certain firearms and ammunition.
H R 1571 To amend the Public Health Service Act to establish programs of research with respect to women and cases of infection with the human immunodeficiency virus.
H R 1572 To provide for teacher technology training.
H R 1573 To provide equal leave benefits for parents who adopt a child or provide foster care for a child.
H R 1574 To amend chapter 89 of title 5, United States Code, to permit Federal employees and annuitants to elect to receive contributions into medical savings accounts under the Federal Employee Health Benefits Program (FEHBP).
H R 1575 To establish a limitation on the vessels that may engage in harvesting Atlantic mackerel or Atlantic herring within the exclusive economic zone.
H R 1576 To provide for the continuation of the operations of the California Urban Environmental Research and Education Center.
H R 1577 To abolish the Department of Energy.
H R 1578 To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to assist in the restoration of the Chesapeake Bay, and for other purposes.
H R 1579 To establish a Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network, and for other purposes.
H R 1580 To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for certain improvements in the way in which health-care resources are allocated by the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
H R 1581 To reauthorize the program established under chapter 44 of title 28, United States Code, relating to arbitration.
H R 1582 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal restrictions on taxpayers having medical savings accounts.
H R 1583 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an exclusion from estate tax for family-owned businesses.
H R 1584 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide all taxpayers with a 50 percent deduction for capital gains, to index the basis of certain capital assets, to provide credits for families, to phase-out the estate and gift taxes, and for other purposes.
H R 1585 To allow postal patrons to contribute to funding for breast cancer research through the voluntary purchase of certain specially issued United States postage stamps.
H R 1586 To amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to require a refund value for certain beverage containers, to provide resources for State pollution prevention and recycling programs, and for other purposes.
H R 1587 To amend title 49, United States Code, to prohibit the transportation of chemical oxygen generators as cargo on any aircraft carrying passengers or cargo in air commerce, and for other purposes.
H R 1588 To prohibit the payment of any arrearages for prior years in the assessed contributions of the United States to the United Nations until certain reforms in the United Nations have been implemented and a certification of such reforms has been approved by the Congress.
H R 1589 To authorize the Secretary of Transportation to issue a certificate of documentation with appropriate endorsement for employment in the coastwise trade and fisheries for the vessel PRECIOUS METAL.
H R 1590 To implement the obligations of the United States under the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction, known as the "Chemical Weapons Convention" and opened for signature and signed by the United States on January 13, 1993.
H R 1591 To ensure congressional approval of the amount of compliance costs imposed on the private sector by regulations issued under new or reauthorized Federal laws.
H R 1592 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 in order to promote and improve employee stock ownership plans.
H R 1593 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that the look-back method shall not apply to construction contracts required to use the percentage of completion method.
H R 1594 To require employers to notify workers before health care benefits or retirement benefits are terminated.
H R 1595 To amend the National Labor Relations Act to determine the appropriateness of certain bargaining units in the absence of a stipulation or consent.
H R 1596 To amend title 28, United States Code, to authorize the appointment of additional bankruptcy judges, and for other purposes.
H R 1597 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the establishment of, and the deduction of contributions to, education savings accounts.
H R 1598 To amend the National Labor Relations Act to require the National Labor Relations Board to resolve unfair labor practice complaints in a timely manner.
H R 1599 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Technical Corrections Act of 1994 to provide the descendants of female United States citizens born abroad before May 24, 1934, with the same rights to United States citizenship at birth as the descendants of male citizens born abroad before such date.
H R 1600 To amend the Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act of 1969 to establish a presumption of eligibility for disability benefits in the case of certain coal miners who filed claims under part C of such Act between July 1, 1973, and April 1, 1980.
H R 1601 To amend title 32, United States Code, to provide that performance of honor guard functions at funerals for veterans by members of the National Guard may be recognized as a Federal function for National Guard purposes.
H R 1602 To restore the grave marker allowance for veterans.
H R 1603 To amend the Social Security Act to provide, in the case of any person who is a party in interest with respect to an employee benefit plan, that information requested from the Secretary of Health and Human Services to assist such person with respect to the administration of such plan shall be provided at least once without charge.
H R 1604 To provide for the division, use, and distribution of judgment funds of the Ottawa and Chippewa Indians of Michigan pursuant to dockets numbered 18-E, 58, 364, and 18-R before the Indian Claims Commission.
H R 1605 Prohibiting the manufacture, sale, delivery, or importation of school buses that do not have seat belts.
H R 1606 To suspend temporarily the duty on carbamic acid (U-9069).
H R 1607 To suspend temporarily the duty on rimsulfuron.
H R 1608 To authorize the Pyramid of Remembrance Foundation to establish a memorial in the District of Columbia or its environs to soldiers who have died in foreign conflicts other than declared wars.
H R 1609 To reauthorize the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991, and for other purposes.
H R 1610 To waive temporarily the Medicaid enrollment composition rule for certain health maintenance organizations.
H R 1611 To provide for the establishment and maintenance of personal social security investment accounts under the Social Security system.
H R 1612 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce the taxes on wine to their pre-1991 rates.
H R 1613 To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide that if a Member of Congress is convicted of a felony, such Member shall not be eligible for retirement benefits based on that individual's service as a Member, and for purposes.
H R 1614 To establish the Independent Commission on Campaign Finance Reform to recommend reforms in the laws relating to the financing of political activity.
H R 1615 To prohibit a State from penalizing a single custodial parent of a child under age 11 for failing to meet work requirements under the State program funded under part A of title IV of the Social Security Act if the parent cannot find suitable child care.
H R 1616 To make satisfactory progress toward completion of high school or a college program a permissable work activity under the program of block grants to States for temporary assistance for needy families.
H R 1617 For the relief of Charmaine Bieda.
H R 1618 To authorize the Secretary of Transportation to issue a certification of documentation with appropriate endorsement for employment in the fisheries for the vessel NAWNSENSE.
H R 1619 To provide for farm-related exceptions from hazardous materials transportation requirements.
H R 1620 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the special taxes on wholesale and retail dealers in liquor and beer, and for other purposes.
H R 1621 To amend the provisions of title 17, United States Code, with respect to the duration of copyright, and for other purposes.
H R 1622 To provide for an annual report to Congress concerning diplomatic immunity.
H R 1623 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that the rate of tax on certain fuels derived from natural gas shall be based on the Btu equivalence with a gallon of gasoline, and for other purposes.
H R 1624 To provide for the debarment or suspension from Federal procurement and nonprocurement activities of persons that violate certain labor and safety laws.
H R 1625 To ensure that workers have sufficient information about their rights regarding the payment of dues or fees to labor organizations and the uses of employee dues and fees by labor organizations.
H R 1626 To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require the licensing of certain unused channels for public safety uses.
H R 1627 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax incentives for higher education.
H R 1628 To establish a demonstration project to study and provide coverage of routine patient care costs for Medicare beneficiaries with cancer who are enrolled in an approved clinical trial program.
H R 1629 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce the maximum capital gains tax rate by one-half for taxpayers age 55 and older.
H R 1630 To direct the Secretary of Transportation to study and report on existing ferry operations and potential ferry routes in the United States, to authorize the Secretary to provide financial assistance for the development of ferry operations, and for other purposes.
H R 1631 To amend title 5, United States Code, to make coverage under the health benefits program for Federal employees available to military dependents and military retirees, and for other purposes.
H R 1632 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend the exclusion for employer-provided educational assistance programs, to restore such exclusion for graduate level courses, and to allow a deduction for interest on education loans.
H R 1633 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a refundable credit for education expenses.
H R 1634 To set forth certain principles that should be adhered to by any United States national conducting an industrial cooperation project in the People's Republic of China or Tibet.
H R 1635 To establish within the United States National Park Service the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom program, and for other purposes.
H R 1636 To disclose environmental risks to children's health and expand the public's right to know about toxic chemical use and release, and for other purposes.
H R 1637 To amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to the provision to at-risk communities of services under the program of block grants for the prevention and treatment of substance abuse.
H R 1638 To amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to the provision of rehabilitation services under the program of block grants for the prevention and treatment of substance abuse.
H R 1639 To establish an education development block grant program to allow local educational agencies to use such funds and to borrow five times the amount of such funds to repair school infrastructure.
H R 1640 To establish computer learning centers in low income areas.
H R 1641 To amend the National Narcotics Leadership Act of 1988 to increase the amount of funds that the Director of National Drug Control Policy may transfer between National Drug Control Program agency accounts.
H R 1642 To amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to provide for the establishment of an alternative crop production demonstration program for developing countries with illicit crop production.
H R 1643 To provide for an increase in funding for programs for the prevention and treatment of substance abuse in the Federal prison system.
H R 1644 To provide for programs that involve continuing judicial supervision over offenders with substance abuse problems who are not violent offenders.
H R 1645 To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide additional penalties for theft by public officials under color of law.
H R 1646 To authorize States to provide temporary assistance for needy families in a manner that complements the efforts of certain adults who are caring for the children of relatives.
H R 1647 To establish a Small Business Development Fund to promote economic revitalization and community development through investment in, and assistance to, qualified women and minority business people.
H R 1648 To encourage production of oil and gas within the United States by providing tax incentives, and for other purposes.
H R 1649 To make retroactive the entitlement of certain Medal of Honor recipients to the special pension provided for persons entered and recorded on the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard Medal of Honor Roll.
H R 1650 To authorize the President to award a gold medal on behalf of the Congress to Mother Teresa of Calcutta in recognition of her outstanding and enduring contributions through humanitarian and charitable activities, and for other purposes.
H R 1651 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require gain recognition in the case of certain transactions that are equivalent to sales of financial instruments.
H R 1652 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify the exemption from the self-employment tax for termination payments received by former life insurance salesmen.
H R 1653 To amend the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to create uniform standards with respect to federally-regulated securities, and for other purposes.
H R 1654 To amend the Trade Act of 1974 in order to require reciprocal responses to foreign acts, policies, and practices that deny national treatment to United States investment.
H R 1655 To amend the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 to provide additional relief for limited purpose banks from certain outdated restrictions imposed by the Competitive Equality Banking Act of 1987 which by the express terms of such Act were intended to be temporary and have now been in place for 10 years, and for other purposes.
H R 1656 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide small business employees with a simple, secure, and fully portable defined benefit plan.
H R 1657 To amend title 23, United States Code, relating to the Interstate 4-R discretionary program.
H R 1658 To reauthorize and amend the Atlantic Striped Bass Conservation Act and related laws.
H R 1659 To provide for the expeditious completion of the acquisition of private mineral interests within the Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument mandated by the 1982 Act that established the Monument, and for other purposes.
H R 1660 To amend the Trade Act of 1974 to extend the Generalized System of Preferences until May 31, 2007.
H R 1661 To implement the provisions of the Trademark Law Treaty.
H R 1662 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 with respect to the treatment of effectively connected investment income of insurance companies.
H R 1663 To clarify the intent of the Congress in Public Law 93-632 to require the Secretary of Agriculture to continue to provide for the maintenance of 18 concrete dams and weirs that were located in the Emigrant Wilderness at the time the wilderness area was designated as wilderness in that Public Law.
H R 1664 To amend title 23, United States Code, relating to the bridge discretionary program.
H R 1665 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the small issuer exemption from pro rata allocation of interest expense of financial institutions to tax-exempt interest.
H R 1666 To amend title 49, United States Code, to eliminate provisions of Federal law that provide special support for, or burdens on, the operation of Amtrak as a passenger rail carrier, and for other purposes.
H R 1667 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the amount of the dependent care credit and to allow such credit for respite care expenses.
H R 1668 To authorize the reburial in the Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery of an unknown American who lost his life while serving in the Union Army of the United States during the Civil War, and for other purposes.
H R 1669 To authorize the reburial in the Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery of two unknown Americans who lost their lives during the Civil War, one while serving in the Union Army of the United States and the other while serving in the Army of the Confederate States of America, and for other purposes.
H R 1670 To amend title 49, United States Code, to require air carriers to establish procedures for responding to in-flight medical emergencies, and for other purposes.
H R 1671 To amend the Older Americans Act of 1965 to provide for Federal-State performance partnerships, to consolidate all nutrition programs under the Act in the Department of Health and Human Services, to extend authorizations of appropriations for programs under the Act through fiscal year 2000, and for other purposes.
H R 1672 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit tax-free distributions of property by cooperative housing corporations to its shareholders, and for other purposes.
H R 1673 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for an increase in update for certain hospitals with a high proportion of Medicare patients.
H R 1674 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the amount of the unified credit against estate and gift taxes and to increase the amount of estate tax deferral available to owners of small businesses.
H R 1675 To require the Secretary of the Air Force to conduct a study to identify Air Force property suitable for exchange to acquire land authorized for addition to Shaw Air Force Base in the State of South Carolina.
H R 1676 To amend title 10, United States Code, to provide for the competitive selection of lessees when a military department leases certain non-excess personal property and to ensure that the Government obtains fair market value for the property.
H R 1677 To suspend temporarily the duty on certain chemicals.
H R 1678 To suspend temporarily the duty on Para ethyl phenol (PEP).
H R 1679 To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the establishment at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of a program regarding lifesaving interventions for individuals who experience cardiac arrest, and for other purposes.
H R 1680 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a separate election for each spouse under the 1-time election to exclude gain on the sale or exchange of a principal residence and to increase the maximum exclusion to $250,000 if both a husband and wife make the election for the same residence.
H R 1681 To amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 with respect to the activities of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation.
H R 1682 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for an exclusion of capital gains upon the sale of a principal residence.
H R 1683 To clarify the standards for State sex offender registration programs under the Jacob Wetterling Crimes Against Children and Sexually Violent Offender Registration Act.
H R 1684 To increase the unified estate and gift tax credit to exempt small businesses and farmers from inheritance taxes.
H R 1685 To establish an Office of Religious Persecution Monitoring, to provide for the imposition of sanctions against countries engaged in a pattern of religious persecution, and for other purposes.
H R 1686 For the relief of Lieutenant Colonel (retired) Robert L. Stockwell, United States Army.
H R 1687 To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide that special pay paid to certain physicians and dentists of the Veterans Health Administration who retire before October 1, 1999, shall be considered to be basic pay for retirement purposes.
H R 1688 To authorize the construction of the Lewis and Clark Rural Water System and to authorize assistance to the Lewis and Clark Rural Water System, Inc., a nonprofit corporation, for the planning and construction of the water supply system, and for other purposes.
H R 1689 To amend the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to limit the conduct of securities class actions under State law, and for other purposes.
H R 1690 To amend title 28 of the United States Code regarding enforcement of child custody orders.
H R 1691 To provide for the stabilization, enhancement, restoration, and management of the Coeur d'Alene River basin watershed.
H R 1692 To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to waive the 3-day prior hospitalization requirement for coverage of skilled nursing facility services in the case of individuals classified within certain diagnosis-related groups.
H R 1693 To amend the Small Business Act to assist the development of small business concerns owned and controlled by women, and for other purposes.
H R 1694 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow individuals a credit against income tax for certain amounts contributed to an education investment account.
H R 1695 To establish a Commission on Retirement Savings.
H R 1696 To honor agreements reached in the acquisition of Santa Rosa Island, California, by the National Park Service.
H R 1697 To assess the impact of the North American Free Trade Agreement on domestic job loss and the environment, and for other purposes.
H R 1698 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to assist families in the purchase of coverage for children under school-based health insurance programs, and for other purposes.
H R 1699 To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to establish a grant program to prevent and control juvenile crime; to modify Federal court procedures applicable to violent juvenile offenders, and for other purposes.
H R 1700 To authorize funds to further the strong Federal interest in the improvement of highways and transportation, and for other purposes.
H R 1701 To amend title 23, United States Code, to provide a minimum allocation of highway funds for States that have low population densities and comprise large geographic areas.
H R 1702 To encourage the development of a commercial space industry in the United States, and for other purposes.
H R 1703 To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for improved and expedited procedures for resolving complaints of unlawful employment discrimination arising within the Department of Veterans Affairs.
H R 1704 To establish a Congressional Office of Regulatory Analysis.
H R 1705 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to require political parties to submit reports to the Federal Election Commission on expenditures of any funds used to influence an election for Federal office and to require reports to the Commission on any independent expenditures which mention a political party or a candidate for election for Federal office, and for other purposes.
H R 1706 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a credit against tax for employers who provide child care assistance for dependents of their employees, and for other purposes.
H R 1707 Making interim emergency supplemental appropriations for immediate needs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1997, and for other purposes.
H R 1708 Making interim emergency supplemental appropriations for immediate needs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1997, and for other purposes.
H R 1709 To permit any State to use nongovernmental personnel in the determination of eligibility under the Medicaid, food stamps, and WIC programs.
H R 1710 To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to facilitate the development, clearance, and use of devices to maintain and improve the public health and quality of life of the citizens of the United States.
H R 1711 To establish a maximum level of remediation for dry cleaning solvents, and for other purposes.
H R 1712 To encourage the People's Republic of China to join the World Trade Organization by removing China from title IV of the Trade Act of 1974 upon its accession to the World Trade Organization and to provide a more effective remedy for inadequate trade benefits extended by the People's Republic of China to the United States.
H R 1713 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow an employee to elect to receive taxable cash compensation in lieu of nontaxable parking benefits, and for other purposes.
H R 1714 To provide for the acquisition of the Plains Railroad Depot at the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site.
H R 1715 To amend the Public Health Service Act to establish the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging.
H R 1716 To authorize appropriations for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, a nonprofit corporation organized under the laws of the District of Columbia, to operate a national resource center and clearinghouse relating to missing children.
H R 1717 To provide for the privatization of the United States Postal Service.
H R 1718 To provide for the conveyance of certain lands in Wyoming to the County of Park, Wyoming.
H R 1719 To protect and enhance sportsmen's opportunities and enhance wildlife conservation.
H R 1720 To improve transportation safety, and for other purposes.
H R 1721 To prohibit insurers from canceling or refusing to renew fire insurance policies covering houses of worship and related support structures, and for other purposes.
H R 1722 To amend various banking laws.
H R 1723 To amend the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to make the restrictions on foreign students added by such Act inapplicable to students lawfully present in the United States on the effective date of the restrictions in cases where a public school or adult education program evidences a desire for such result.
H R 1724 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to eliminate certain restrictions on foreign students added by the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996.
H R 1725 To establish a regional investments for national growth program to identify and fund the metropolitan regional transportation projects that are essential to the national economy, but exceed state and regional financial capacity.
H R 1726 To establish as an element of the national security of the United States the importance of providing for the health, safety, and education of children in the United States.
H R 1727 To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to allow for additional deferred effective dates for approval of applications under the new drugs provisions, and for other purposes.
H R 1728 To provide for the development of a plan and a management review of the National Park System and to reform the process by which areas are considered for addition to the National Park System, and for other purposes.
H R 1729 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and modify the work opportunity credit.
H R 1730 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that the amount of an overpayment otherwise payable to any person shall be reduced by the amount of pastdue, legally enforceable State tax obligations of such person.
H R 1731 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the standard mileage rate deduction for charitable use of passenger automobiles.
H R 1732 To amend the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 to provide for off-budget treatment of the receipts and disbursements of the land and water conservation fund and the special accounts established under such Act.
H R 1733 To establish the Saint Helena Island National Scenic Area.
H R 1734 To amend the Small Business Investment Act of 1958, and for other purposes.
H R 1735 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow an individual who is entitled to receive child support a refundable credit equal to the amount of unpaid child support and to increase the tax liability of the individual required to pay such support by the amount of the unpaid child support.
H R 1736 To provide for a reduction in the rate of adolescent pregnancy through the evaluation of public and private prevention programs, and for other purposes.
H R 1737 To amend the Public Health Service Act and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to require that group and individual health insurance coverage and group health plans provide adequate access to services provided by obstetrician-gynecologists.
H R 1738 To amend title XVIII to provide a special Medicare part B enrollment period and MediGap enrollment period and a waiver of the Medicare part B late enrollment penalty for certain military retirees and dependents who live near military hospitals that are closed or that discontinue inpatient hospital services.
H R 1739 To amend the Act designating the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness to clarify certain provisions of law regarding activities authorized within the wilderness area, and for other purposes.
H R 1740 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the application of the pension nondiscrimination rules to governmental plans.
H R 1741 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow taxpayers in the process of adopting a child to use alternative information, rather than a TIN, to claim the dependency exemption for the child.
H R 1742 To suspend temporarily the duty on certain viscose rayon yarn.
H R 1743 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the limitations on medical savings accounts relating to the number of accounts and number of employees of an employer, and for other purposes.
H R 1744 To make the antitrust laws applicable to owners of teams of major league professional baseball players, and to leagues composed of such teams, with respect to selecting the site at which any such team plays its regular season home games.
H R 1745 To reform asset forfeiture laws.
H R 1746 To provide that, in any year in which the Congress does not timely adopt a concurrent resolution on the budget that eliminates the deficit by fiscal year 2002, Members of Congress shall forfeit their right to be paid for the remainder of that year.
H R 1747 To amend the John F. Kennedy Center Act to authorize the design and construction of additions to the parking garage and certain site improvements, and for other purposes.
H R 1748 To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to ban the transmission of unsolicited advertisements by electronic mail, and to require that sender identification information be included with electronic mail messages.
H R 1749 To amend title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve and clarify accountability for violations with respect to managed care group health plans.
H R 1750 To authorize the Secretary of Transportation to issue a certificate of documentation with appropriate endorsement for employment in the coastwise trade for the vessel BAREFOOT CONTESSA.
H R 1751 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that gifts for which the statute of limitations has expired for gift tax purposes may not be revalued for purposes of determining the estate tax.
H R 1752 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the nonrecognition of gain on sale of stock to certain farmers' cooperatives.
H R 1753 To provide for the establishment of not less than 2,500 Boys and Girls Clubs of America facilities by the year 2000.
H R 1754 To require that a portion of the amounts made available for housing programs for the homeless be used for activities designed to serve primarily homeless veterans, and for other purposes.
H R 1755 Making emergency supplemental appropriations for recovery from natural disasters, and for overseas peacekeeping efforts, including Bosnia, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1997, and for other purposes.
H R 1756 To amend chapter 53 of title 31, United States Code, to require the development and implementation by the Secretary of the Treasury of a national money laundering and related financial crimes strategy to combat money laundering and related financial crimes, and for other purposes.
H R 1757 To consolidate international affairs agencies, to authorize appropriations for the Department of State and related agencies for fiscal years 1998 and 1999, and for other purposes.
H R 1758 To ensure that the enlargement of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) proceeds in a manner consistent with United States interests, to strengthen relations between the United States and Russia, to preserve the prerogatives of the Congress with respect to certain arms control agreements, and for other purposes.
H R 1759 To reform foreign assistance programs and to authorize appropriations for foreign assistance programs for fiscal years 1998 and 1999, and for other purposes.
H R 1760 To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide for the implementation of systems for rating the specific content of specific television programs.
H R 1761 To provide for improved coordination, communication, and enforcement related to health care fraud, waste, and abuse, to create a point of order against legislation which diverts savings achieved through Medicare waste, fraud, and abuse enforcement activities for purposes other than improving the solvency of the Federal Hospital Insurance Trust Fund under title XVIII of the Social Security Act, to ensure the integrity of such trust fund, and for other purposes.
H R 1762 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy under part B of the Medicare Program.
H R 1763 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an election to exclude from the gross estate of a decedent the value of certain land subject to a qualified conservation easement, and to make technical changes to alternative valuation rules.
H R 1764 To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to restrict imposition of Medicaid liens and Medicaid estate recovery for long-term care services in the case of certain individuals who have received benefits under long-term care insurance policies for at least 3 years, and to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow the carryover of reimbursement maximums for flexible spending arrangements, to allow the reimbursement of long-term care insurance premiums by FSA's, and to repeal the inclusion in income of long-term care coverage provided through FSA's.
H R 1765 To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide that, for purposes relating to retirement, Members of Congress and congressional employees shall be treated in the same manner as are employees in the executive branch generally.
H R 1766 To amend title 10, United States Code, to establish a demonstration project to evaluate the feasibility of using the Federal Employees Health Benefits program to ensure the availability of adequate health care for Medicare-eligible beneficiaries under the military health care system.
H R 1767 To consolidate in the Administrator of General Services authorities relating to the control and utilization of excess and surplus property, and for other purposes.
H R 1768 To terminate certain entitlements of former Speakers of the House of Representatives.
H R 1769 To provide for the imposition of administrative fees for Medicare overpayment collection, and to require automated prepayment screening of Medicare claims, and for other purposes.
H R 1770 To prevent fraud, abuse, and waste in the Medicare and Medicaid Programs, and for other purposes.
H R 1771 To amend the Public Health Service Act to protect the public from health hazards caused by exposure to environmental tobacco smoke, and for other purposes.
H R 1772 To provide for the reduction in the number of children who use tobacco products, and for other purposes.
H R 1773 To amend title 10, United States Code, to expand the National Mail Order Pharmacy Program of the Department of Defense to include covered beneficiaries under the military health care system who are also entitled to Medicare.
H R 1774 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a deduction for qualified higher education expenses.
H R 1775 To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1998 for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government, the Community Management Account, and the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System, and for other purposes.
H R 1776 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to restrict the use of soft money in political campaigns, to improve the enforcement of campaign laws, to promote the disclosure of information on campaign spending, and for other purposes.
H R 1777 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to reform the financing of Federal elections, and for other purposes.
H R 1778 To reform the Department of Defense.
H R 1779 To make a minor adjustment in the exterior boundary of the Devils Backbone Wilderness in the Mark Twain National Forest, Missouri, to exclude a small parcel of land containing improvements.
H R 1780 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to expand the types of information on campaign spending required to be reported to the Federal Election Commission, to transfer responsibility for the enforcement of Federal laws governing the financing of campaigns for election for Federal office from the Commission to the Attorney General, and for other purposes.
H R 1781 To clarify the application of a certain transitional rule.
H R 1782 To provide for the medical use of marijuana.
H R 1783 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to simplify certain rules relating to the taxation of United States business operating abroad, and for other purposes.
H R 1784 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the pension plan rules applicable to State judicial retirement plans.
H R 1785 To amend title 31, United States Code, to provide an automatic continuing appropriation for the United States Government.
H R 1786 To impose sanctions against Nigeria, and for other purposes.
H R 1787 To assist in the conservation of Asian elephants by supporting and providing financial resources for the conservation programs of nations within the range of Asian elephants and projects of persons with demonstrated expertise in the conservation of Asian elephants.
H R 1788 To amend the Public Health Service Act to ensure adequate research and education regarding the drug DES.
H R 1789 To reauthorize the dairy indemnity program.
H R 1790 To amend title 28, United States Code, to create two divisions in the Eastern Judicial District of Louisiana.
H R 1791 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand the opportunity to deduct expenses with respect to home offices at which administrative and managerial functions are carried out on a consistent basis.
H R 1792 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow self-employed individuals to deduct the full cost of their health insurance.
H R 1793 To suspend temporarily the duty on Pyrithiobac Sodium.
H R 1794 For the relief of Mai Hoa "Jasmine" Salehi.
H R 1795 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to remove the dollar limitation on payment of benefits from a defined benefit plan maintained by a State or local government for the benefit of employees of the police department or fire department.
H R 1796 Making emergency supplemental appropriations for recovery from natural disasters, and for overseas peacekeeping efforts, including Bosnia, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1997, and for other purposes.
H R 1797 To provide scholarship assistance for District of Columbia elementary and secondary school students.
H R 1798 To reform the program of the Department of Housing and Urban Development for disposition of single family properties in the inventory of the Department for use for the homeless.
H R 1799 To amend title 23, United States Code, to provide for greater local input in transportation planning, and for other purposes.
H R 1800 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude gain or loss from the sale of livestock from the computation of capital gain net income for purposes of the earned income credit.
H R 1801 To authorize the United States Man and the Biosphere Program, and for other purposes.
H R 1802 To suspend United States development assistance for India unless the President certifies to Congress that the Government of India has taken certain steps to prevent human rights abuses in India.
H R 1803 To assist States and secondary and postsecondary schools to develop, implement, and improve career preparation education so that every student has an opportunity to acquire academic and technical knowledge and skills needed for postsecondary education, further learning, and a wide range of opportunities in high-skill, high-wage careers, and for other purposes.
H R 1804 To designate the Federal building located at 210 Seminary Street in Florence, Alabama, as the "John McKinley Federal Building".
H R 1805 To amend the Auburn Indian Restoration Act to establish restrictions related to gaming on and use of land held in trust for the United Auburn Indian Community of the Auburn Rancheria of California, and for other purposes.
H R 1806 To provide for the consolidation of the Office of Fossil Energy and the Office of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency of the Department of Energy.
H R 1807 To impose a limitation on lifetime aggregate limits imposed by health plans.
H R 1808 To prohibit the relocation of certain Marine Corps helicopter aircraft to Naval Air Station Miramar, California.
H R 1809 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow employers a credit for a portion of the expenses of providing dependent care services to employees, and for other purposes.
H R 1810 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax incentives for higher education.
H R 1811 To ensure the long-term protection of the resources of the portion of the Columbia River known as the Hanford Reach.
H R 1812 To provide for the elimination of the Department of Education, and for other purposes.
H R 1813 To protect the privacy of the individual with respect to the social security number and other personal information, and for other purposes.
H R 1814 To provide for the termination of further production of the Trident II (D-5) missile.
H R 1815 To protect the privacy of health information in the age of genetic and other new technologies, and for other purposes.
H R 1816 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow individuals a credit against income tax for tuition and related expenses for public and nonpublic elementary and secondary education.
H R 1817 To require that employers offering benefits to associates of its employees who are not spouses or dependents of the employees not discriminate on the basis of the nature of the relationship between the employee and the designated associates.
H R 1818 To amend the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 1998, 1999, 2000, and 2001, and for other purposes.
H R 1819 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the establishment of lifetime learning accounts for the purpose of accumulating funds to pay the qualified expenses related to higher education and job training of the taxpayer and the taxpayer's family.
H R 1820 To delay the application of the substantiation requirements to reimbursement arrangements of certain loggers.
H R 1821 To require the Attorney General to add to schedule III of the Controlled Substances Act, the "club" drugs ketamine hydrochloride and gamma hydroxybutyrate.
H R 1822 To establish State infrastructure banks for education.
H R 1823 To reduce the incidence of child abuse and neglect, and for other purposes.
H R 1824 To amend the Small Business Act to increase the annual Government-wide goal from 20 percent to 25 percent for procurement contracts awarded to small business concerns, small business concerns owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals, and small business concerns owned and controlled by women.
H R 1825 To authorize the Secretary of Transportation to issue a certificate of documentation with appropriate endorsement for employment in the coastwise trade for the vessel MIGHTY JOHN III.
H R 1826 To increase deficit-reduction assessments for participants in the Federal price support program for tobacco and to extend the period during which such assessments will be collected.
H R 1827 To eliminate below-cost sales of timber from National Forest System lands.
H R 1828 To limit the total number of political appointees allowable.
H R 1829 To establish a formula for the calculation of livestock grazing fees for the use of National Forest System lands in the 16 contiguous Western States and public domain lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management.
H R 1830 To provide for claim maintenance fees and royalties on hardrock mining claims, and for other purposes.
H R 1831 To terminate the United States participation in the International Space Station program.
H R 1832 To achieve budgetary savings by terminating or limiting certain Department of Defense programs, by reducing the scope of the Stockpile Stewardship Program of the Department of Energy, and by reducing arms transfer subsidies.
H R 1833 To amend the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act to provide for further Self-Governance by Indian Tribes, and for other purposes.
H R 1834 For the relief of Mercedes Del Carmen Quiroz Martinez Cruz.
H R 1835 To provide a more just and uniform procedure for Federal civil forfeitures.
H R 1836 To amend chapter 89 of title 5, United States Code, to improve administration of sanctions against unfit health care providers under the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program, and for other purposes.
H R 1837 To amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to the penalty for the rape of juveniles in prison.
H R 1838 To authorize appropriations for fiscal years 1998 and 1999 for the Coast Guard, and for other purposes.
H R 1839 To establish nationally uniform requirements regarding the titling and registration of salvage, nonrepairable, and rebuilt vehicles.
H R 1840 To provide a law enforcement exception to the prohibition on the advertising of certain electronic devices.
H R 1841 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the death tax for family farms and small businesses.
H R 1842 To terminate further development and implementation of the American Heritage Rivers Initiative.
H R 1843 To amend title 31, United States Code, to address the failure to appropriate sufficient funds to make full payments in lieu of taxes under chapter 69 of such title by exempting certain users of the National Forest System from fees imposed in connection with such use.
H R 1844 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify the treatment of aircraft maintenance and repair expenditures required by the Federal Aviation Administration.
H R 1845 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce estate taxes on family-owned businesses.
H R 1846 To provide for the immediate application of certain orders relating to the amendment, modification, suspension, or revocation of certificates under chapter 447 of title 49, United States Code.
H R 1847 To improve the criminal law relating to fraud against consumers.
H R 1848 To amend chapter 89 of title 5, United States Code, to modify the formula under which the Government contribution for a Federal employee or annuitant enrolled in a health benefits plan under such chapter is determined.
H R 1849 To establish the Oklahoma City National Memorial as a unit of the National Park System, to designate the Oklahoma City Memorial Trust, and for other purposes.
H R 1850 To require the Secretary of Defense to plan and carry out pilot projects to test various "best business practices" for defense inventory management.
H R 1851 To designate the United States courthouse located at 200 South Washington Street in Alexandria, Virginia, as the "Martin V. B. Bostetter, Jr. United States Courthouse".
H R 1852 To reduce the duty on a polymer of alkanediols, monocyclic dicarboxylic acid dimethyl ester, monocyclic monosulfonated dicarboxylic acid dimethyl ester monosodium salt and hydroxy alkoxyalkanesulfonic acid sodium salt.
H R 1853 To amend the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Education Act.
H R 1854 To amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to require the offering of children-only coverage to dependents of participants under group health plans, and for other purposes.
H R 1855 To establish a moratorium on large fishing vessels in Atlantic herring and mackerel fisheries.
H R 1856 An Act to amend the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 to promote volunteer programs and community partnerships for the benefit of national wildlife refuges, and for other purposes.
H R 1857 To amend title 28, United States Code, to provide for Federal jurisdiction of certain multiparty, multiforum civil actions.
H R 1858 To prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.
H R 1859 To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to reduce restrictions on media ownership, and for other purposes.
H R 1860 For the relief of certain Persian Gulf evacuees.
H R 1861 To amend the Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Planning Act of 1974, the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, the National Wildlife Refuge System Administration Act of 1966, the National Indian Forest Resources Management Act, and title 10, United States Code, to strengthen the protection of native bio-diversity and to place restraints upon clearcutting and certain other cutting practices on the forests of the United States.
H R 1862 To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to provide death benefits to retired public safety officers.
H R 1863 To prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency from establishing a new standard for ozone or particulate matter under the Clean Air Act before existing ozone and particulate matter standards have been attained.
H R 1864 To provide for a gradual reduction in the loan rate for peanuts, to repeal peanut quotas for the 2002 and subsequent crops, and to make nonrecourse loans available for peanut producers.
H R 1865 To designate certain lands in the San Isabel National Forest, in Colorado, as the Spanish Peaks Wilderness.
H R 1866 To continue favorable treatment for need-based educational aid under the antitrust laws.
H R 1867 For the relief of Mr. Guy Lau and Ms. Chantal Lau Pease.
H R 1868 For the relief of Billy I. Meyer.
H R 1869 For the relief of the estate of Irwin Rutman.
H R 1870 To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to reform the provisions relating to child labor.
H R 1871 Making emergency supplemental appropriations for recovery from natural disasters, and for overseas peacekeeping efforts, including those in Bosnia, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1997, and for other purposes.
H R 1872 To amend the Communications Satellite Act of 1962 to promote competition and privatization in satellite communications, and for other purposes.
H R 1873 To amend chapter 84 of title 5, United States Code, to make certain temporary Federal service creditable for retirement purposes.
H R 1874 To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide that an individual serving in a position in the competitive or excepted service, under an indefinite or temporary appointment, who performs at least 2 years of service in such a position within a 5-year period, and who passes a suitable noncompetitive examination, shall be granted competitive status for purposes of transfer or reassignment.
H R 1875 To amend the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to allow entry of peanut butter and paste manufactured from Mexican peanuts in foreign trade zones, without being subject to a tariff-rate quota.
H R 1876 To clarify that certain large components of certain scientific instruments and apparatus shall be provided the same tariff treatment as those scientific instruments and apparatus.
H R 1877 To amend title 38, United States Code, to expand workstudy for eligible veterans, and for other purposes.
H R 1878 To impose an indefinite moratorium on enforcement of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 against certain de minimis parties.
H R 1879 To suspend temporarily the duty of Triflusulfuron Methyl.
H R 1880 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to modify the qualifications for a country to be designated as a visa waiver pilot program country.
H R 1881 To establish the Tobacco Accountability Board.
H R 1882 To suspend temporarily the duty on certain parts for in-line skates.
H R 1883 To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the establishment of a pediatric research initiative.
H R 1884 To establish limited privileges and immunities for certain information relating to compliance with environmental laws, and for other purposes.
H R 1885 To direct the Secretary of the Army to set aside the conviction of Dr. Samuel A. Mudd by a military commission in 1865 for aiding, abetting, and assisting the conspirators who assassinated President Abraham Lincoln.
H R 1886 To suspend the duties on Pantera.
H R 1887 To suspend the duties on Triacetonamine.
H R 1888 To suspend temporarily the duty on certain twisted yarn of viscose rayon.
H R 1889 To suspend temporarily the duty on spring steel.
H R 1890 To suspend temporarily the duty on polyethylene base materials.
H R 1891 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to codify the employer status of staffing firms with respect to their workers for purposes of employment taxes and for employee benefit purposes, to clarify and enhance the ability of such firms to sponsor retirement and other employee benefit plans, and to facilitate the nonabusive use of such firms' services by other businesses.
H R 1892 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to treat as a qualified transportation fringe which is excludable from gross income the payment by the employer of certain telecommunicating-related expenses of employees.
H R 1893 To suspend until January 1, 2000, the duty on Tetrafluoroethylene, Hexafluoropropylene, and Vinylidene fluoride.
H R 1894 To reauthorize the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area Citizen Advisory Commission for ten additional years.
H R 1895 To amend the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend programs relating to the health of individuals who are from disadvantaged backgrounds, including individuals who are members of racial or ethnic minority groups.
H R 1896 To require that travel awards that accrue by reason of official travel of a Member, officer, or employee of the Senate or House of Representatives be used only for official travel or travel between the Member's state and the District of Columbia, or transferred to a qualified non-profit organization.
H R 1897 To suspend temporarily the duty on KN001 (a hydrochloride).
H R 1898 To amend title 18 of the United States Code to penalize the rape of minors in Federal prisons.
H R 1899 To authorize the Secretary of Transportation to issue a certificate of documentation with appropriate endorsement for employment in the coastwise trade for the vessel SEAGULL.
H R 1900 To provide for adequate consumer protection in the provision of financial services, and for other purposes.
H R 1901 To clarify that the protections of the Federal Tort Claims Act apply to the members and personnel of the National Gambling Impact Study Commission.
H R 1902 To immunize donations made in the form of charitable gift annuities and charitable remainder trusts from the antitrust laws and State laws similar to the antitrust laws.
H R 1903 To amend the National Institute of Standards and Technology Act to enhance the ability of the National Institute of Standards and Technology to improve computer security, and for other purposes.
H R 1904 To amend the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to clarify that certain footwear assembled in beneficiary countries is excluded from duty-free treatment, and for other purposes.
H R 1905 To direct the Secretary of the Army to carry out an environmental restoration project at the Eastern Channel of the Lockwoods Folly River, Brunswick County, North Carolina.
H R 1906 To provide that pay for Members of Congress may not be increased by any adjustment scheduled to take effect in a year immediately following a fiscal year in which a deficit in the budget of the United States Government exists.
H R 1907 To amend the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to allow the duty-free entry of an additional quantity of green peanuts that are the product of Mexico.
H R 1908 To prohibit performance of military honors and burial benefits to persons convicted of capital crimes.
H R 1909 To provide for equal protection of the law and to prohibit discrimination and preferential treatment on the basis of race, color, national origin, or sex in Federal actions, and for other purposes.
H R 1910 To establish minimum nationwide nitrogen oxide pollution standards for fossil-fuel fired electric powerplants.
H R 1911 To amend the Clean Air Act to impose certain requirements on areas upwind of ozone nonattainment areas, and for other purposes.
H R 1912 To prevent Government shutdowns.
H R 1913 To require reauthorizations of budget authority for Government programs at least every 10 years, to provide for review of Government programs at least every 10 years, and for other purposes.
H R 1914 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow individuals to designate that up to 10 percent of their income tax liability be used to reduce the national debt, and to require spending reductions equal to the amounts so designated.
H R 1915 To amend title 10, United States Code, to provide that consensual sexual activity between adults shall not be a violation of the Uniform Code of Military Justice.
H R 1916 To prevent Government shutdowns.
H R 1917 To amend the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 to transfer to State governments the authority of the Bureau of Land Management to require bonds or other financial guarantees for the reclamation of hardrock mineral operations.
H R 1918 To validate conveyances of certain lands in the State of Nevada that form part of the right-of-way granted by the United States to the Central Pacific Railway Company.
H R 1919 To suspend until January 1, 2001, the duty on a chemical.
H R 1920 To suspend until January 1, 2001, the duty on a chemical.
H R 1921 To suspend until January 1, 2001, the duty on a chemical.
H R 1922 To suspend until January 1, 2001, the duty on a chemical.
H R 1923 To suspend until January 1, 2001, the duty on a chemical.
H R 1924 To suspend until January 1, 2001, the duty on a chemical.
H R 1925 To suspend until January 1, 2001, the duty on a chemical.
H R 1926 To suspend until January 1, 2001, the duty on a chemical.
H R 1927 To suspend until January 1, 2001, the duty on a chemical.
H R 1928 To suspend until January 1, 2001, the duty on a chemical.
H R 1929 To suspend until January 1, 2001, the duty on a chemical.
H R 1930 To suspend until January 1, 2001, the duty on a chemical.
H R 1931 To suspend until January 1, 2001, the duty on a chemical.
H R 1932 To suspend until January 1, 2001, the duty on a chemical.
H R 1933 To suspend until January 1, 2001, the duty on a chemical.
H R 1934 To suspend until January 1, 2001, the duty on a chemical.
H R 1935 To suspend until January 1, 2001, the duty on a chemical.
H R 1936 To suspend until January 1, 2001, the duty on a chemical.
H R 1937 To suspend until January 1, 2001, the duty on a chemical.
H R 1938 To suspend until January 1, 2001, the duty on a chemical.
H R 1939 To modernize and improve Federal railroad infrastructure financing programs, and for other purposes.
H R 1940 To suspend temporarily the duty on the chemical P-nitrobenzoic.
H R 1941 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that reimbursements for costs of using passenger automobiles for charitable and other organizations are excluded from gross income.
H R 1942 To provide authority to control exports, and for other purposes.
H R 1943 To convey certain real property within the Carlsbad Project in New Mexico to the Carlsbad Irrigation District.
H R 1944 To provide for a land exchange involving the Warner Canyon Ski Area and other land in the State of Oregon.
H R 1945 To amend the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to suspend temporarily the duty on certain manufacturing equipment.
H R 1946 To amend the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act to require an employer which is terminating its business to offer its employees an employee stock ownership plan.
H R 1947 To amend the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States with respect to shadow mask steel.
H R 1948 To provide for the exchange of lands within Admiralty Island National Monument, and for other purposes.
H R 1949 For the relief of Nuratu Olarewaju Abeke Kadiri.
H R 1950 To clarify the family violence option under the temporary assistance to needy families program.
H R 1951 To make an exception to the United States embargo on trade with Cuba for the export of food, medicines, medical supplies, medical instruments, or medical equipment, and for other purposes.
H R 1952 To designate certain Bureau of Land Management lands in the State of Utah as wilderness, and for other purposes.
H R 1953 To clarify State authority to tax compensation paid to certain employees.
H R 1954 To suspend temporarily the duty on certain high tenacity single yarn of viscose rayon.
H R 1955 To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide that a person who is sentenced to life in prison or death pursuant to Federal law forfeits all veterans' gratuitous benefits.
H R 1956 To amend sections 226 and 226A of the Social Security Act to provide for entitlement to Medicare benefits of any divorced individual who otherwise would be so entitled on the basis of the entitlement to wife's, husband's, widow's, or widower's insurance benefits but for the failure to meet the 10-year marriage requirement, if such individual has been married to any 2 fully-insured individuals for a total period of 10 years.
H R 1957 To amend the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 to exempt voluntary child custody proceedings from coverage under that Act, and for other purposes.
H R 1958 To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, the Act of March 16, 1950, and the Federal Trade Commission Act to end the regulation of margarine.
H R 1959 For the relief of Dr. David Robert Zetter, Dr. Sabina Emily Seitz, and Daniel Robert Zetter.
H R 1960 To modernize the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935, the Federal Power Act, the Fair Packaging and Labeling Act, and the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 to promote competition in the electric power industry, and for other purposes.
H R 1961 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to authorize the Attorney General to continue to treat certain petitions approved under section 204 of such Act as valid notwithstanding the death of the petitioner or beneficiary.
H R 1962 To provide for the appointment of a Chief Financial Officer and Deputy Chief Financial Officer in the Executive Office of the President.
H R 1963 To realign functional responsibilities between the Federal Government and the government of the District of Columbia, to address funding mechanisms and sources between the Federal Government and the government of the District of Columbia, to address the financial condition of the District of Columbia government in both the short and long-term, to provide mechanisms for improving the economy of the District of Columbia, to improve the ability of the District of Columbia government to match its resources with its responsibilities, to further improve the efficiency of the District of Columbia government, and for other purposes.
H R 1964 To protect consumer privacy, empower parents, enhance the telecommunications infrastructure for efficient electronic commerce, and safeguard data security.
H R 1965 To provide a more just and uniform procedure for Federal civil forfeitures, and for other purposes.
H R 1966 To expand the definition of "special Government employee" under title 18, United States Code.
H R 1967 To amend title 17, United States Code, to provide that the distribution before January 1, 1978, of a phonorecord shall not for any purpose constitute a publication of the musical work embodied therein.
H R 1968 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a 2-year applicable recovery period for the depreciation of computers and peripheral equipment, and for other purposes.
H R 1969 To require the disregard of debt forgiveness that is more than 7 years old in applying the loan and loan servicing limitations under the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act.
H R 1970 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide for the establishment of the Thurgood Marshall Legal Educational Opportunity Program.
H R 1971 To amend chapter 89 of title 5, United States Code, to improve administration of sanctions against unfit health care providers under the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program, and for other purposes.
H R 1972 To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit the sale of personal information about children without their parents' consent, and for other purposes.
H R 1973 To amend the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to provide for duty-free treatment of oxidized polyacrylonitrile fibers for use in aircraft brake components.
H R 1974 To amend the Agricultural Trade Act of 1978 to eliminate current Federal subsidies for alcoholic beverage promotions overseas.
H R 1975 To amend the Truth in Lending Act to protect consumers from certain unreasonable practices of creditors which result in higher fees or rates of interest for credit cardholders, and for other purposes.
H R 1976 To require an annual report by the Secretary of Health and Human Services on alcohol advertising practices, and for other purposes.
H R 1977 To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require disclosures in alcohol advertising.
H R 1978 To establish advertising requirements for alcoholic beverages.
H R 1979 To require health warnings to be included in alcoholic beverage advertisements, and for other purposes.
H R 1980 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide incentives to colleges and universities to develop, implement, and improve alcohol abuse prevention and education programs on their campuses, to strengthen sanctions, and for other purposes.
H R 1981 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to eliminate tax deductions for advertising and goodwill expenditures relating to alcohol beverages.
H R 1982 To carry out a comprehensive program dealing with alcohol and alcohol abuse.
H R 1983 To amend the Rhode Island Indian Claims Settlement Act to conform that Act with the judgments of the United States Federal Courts regarding the rights and sovereign status of certain Indian Tribes, including the Narragansett Tribe, and for other purposes.
H R 1984 To provide for a four-year moratorium on the establishment of new standards for ozone and fine particulate matter under the Clean Air Act, pending further implementation of the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990, additional review and air quality monitoring under that Act.
H R 1985 To amend the Small Business Investment Act of 1958, and for other purposes.
H R 1986 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the amount which may be contributed to defined contribution plans.
H R 1987 To amend section 485(g) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to make information regarding men's and women's athletic programs at institutions of higher education easily available to prospective students and prospective student athletes.
H R 1988 To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for cost of living adjustments in the rate of special pension paid to recipients of the Congressional Medal of Honor.
H R 1989 To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to provide for the cancellation of 6 existing leases and to ban all new leasing activities in the area off the coast of Florida, and for other purposes.
H R 1990 To amend title 38, United States Code, to expand the range of criminal offenses resulting in forfeiture of veterans benefits.
H R 1991 To reform the coastwise, intercoastal, and noncontiguous trade shipping laws, and for other purposes.
H R 1992 To authorize the Secretary of Transportation to convey the property comprising the United States Coast Guard Recreation Facility in Nahant, Massachusetts, to the town of Nahant, Massachusetts.
H R 1993 To provide for school bus safety, and for other purposes.
H R 1994 To amend the Act entitled "An Act to provide for the establishment of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, and for other purposes" to ensure an opportunity for persons who convey property for inclusion in that national lakeshore to retain a right of use and occupancy for a fixed term, and for other purposes.
H R 1995 To provide for the protection of farmland at the Point Reyes National Seashore, and for other purposes.
H R 1996 To prohibit the importation, manufacture, sale, purchase, transfer, receipt, or transportation of handguns in any manner affecting interstate or foreign commerce, except for or by members of the Armed Forces, law enforcement officials, and, as authorized by the Secretary of the Treasury, licensed importers, manufacturers, and dealers, and pistol clubs.
H R 1997 To require the Secretary of the Treasury and the Attorney General of the United States to be consulted before the manufacture, importation, sale, or delivery of armor piercing ammunition for the use of a governmental entity.
H R 1998 To disarm lawless persons and assist State and Federal law enforcement agencies in preventing and solving gun crimes by requiring registration of all firearms and firearm transfers and requiring permits for the possession and transfer of firearms and ammunition.
H R 1999 To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit the possession or transfer of handgun ammunition capable of being used to penetrate standard body armor.
H R 2000 To amend the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act to make certain clarifications to the land bank protection provisions, and for other purposes.
H R 2001 To promote freedom, fairness, and economic opportunity for families by repealing the income tax, abolishing the Internal Revenue Service, and enacting a national retail sales tax to be administered primarily by the States.
H R 2002 To amend trade laws and related provisions to clarify the designation of normal trade relations.
H R 2003 To reform the budget process and enforce the bipartisan balanced budget agreement of 1997.
H R 2004 To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the reinstatement of eligibility for dependency and indemnity compensation for certain surviving spouses of veterans.
H R 2005 To amend title 49, United States Code, to clarify the application of the Act popularly known as the "Death on the High Seas Act" to aviation incidents.
H R 2006 To amend the Public Health Service Act to establish a program of providing information and education to the public on the prevention and treatment of eating disorders.
H R 2007 To amend the Act that authorized the Canadian River reclamation project, Texas, to direct the Secretary of the Interior to allow use of the project distribution system to transport water from sources other than the project.
H R 2008 To authorize the Secretary of Transportation to issue a certificate of documentation with appropriate endorsement for employment in the coastwise trade for the vessel MAR Y PAZ.
H R 2009 To amend the Social Security Act to waive the 24 month waiting period for Medicare coverage of individuals disabled with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), to provide Medicare coverage of drugs used for treatment of ALS, and to amend the Public Health Service Act to increase Federal funding for research on ALS.
H R 2010 To designate the bridge over lock and dam numbered 4 on the Arkansas River as the "Lawrence Blackwell Memorial Bridge".
H R 2011 To impose certain sanctions on the People's Republic of China, and for other purposes.
H R 2012 To amend the National Labor Relations Act, to establish the National Public Employment Relations Commission, and to amend title I of the Employment Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to provide for joint trusteeship of single-employer pension plans.
H R 2013 To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 551 Kingstown Road in South Kingstown, Rhode Island, as the "David B. Champagne Post Office Building".
H R 2014 To provide for reconciliation pursuant to subsections (b)(2) and (d) of section 105 of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 1998.
H R 2015 To provide for reconciliation pursuant to subsections (b)(1) and (c) of section 105 of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 1998.
H R 2016 Making appropriations for military construction, family housing, and base realignment and closure for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1998, and for other purposes.
H R 2017 To amend section 1926 of the Public Health Service Act to encourage States to strengthen their efforts to prevent the sale and distribution of tobacco products to individuals under the age of 18, and for other purposes.
H R 2018 To waive temporarily the Medicaid enrollment composition rule for the Better Health Plan of Amherst, New York.
H R 2019 To amend the Consumer Credit Protection Act to assure meaningful disclosures of the terms of rental-purchase agreements, including disclosures of all costs to consumers under such agreements, to provide certain substantive rights to consumers under such agreements, and for other purposes.
H R 2020 To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of community attendant services under the Medicaid program.
H R 2021 To provide for competition between forms of motor vehicle insurance, to permit an owner of a motor vehicle to choose the most appropriate form of insurance for that person, to guarantee affordable premiums, to provide for more adequate and timely compensation for accident victims, and for other purposes.
H R 2022 To amend trade laws and related provisions to clarify the designation of normal trade relations.
H R 2023 To amend the Equal Pay Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, and the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes.
H R 2024 To amend the National Kiwifruit Research, Promotion, and Consumer Information Act to provide for proportional representation of kiwifruit producers, exporters, and importers on the National Kiwifruit Board.
H R 2025 To amend part A of title IV of the Social Security Act to allow up to 24 months of postsecondary education or vocational educational training to count as a permissible work activity under the program of block grants to States for temporary assistance for needy families, and for other purposes.
H R 2026 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide assistance to first-time homebuyers.
H R 2027 To provide for the revision of the requirements for a Canadian border boat landing permit pursuant to section 235 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, and to require the Attorney General to report to the Congress on the impact of such revision.
H R 2028 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the taxes on certain alcoholic beverages and to provide additional funds for alcohol abuse prevention programs.
H R 2029 To prohibit the Corporation for National and Community Service from receiving information from the Selective Service System or otherwise using the Selective Service System to notify young people of service opportunities with the Corporation or recruit national service participants.
H R 2030 To require the Federal Government to approve certain waiver requests submitted by the State of Wisconsin under the food stamp and medical assistance programs.
H R 2031 To amend the Controlled Substances Act and the Controlled Substances Import and Export Act to eliminate certain mandatory minimum penalties relating to crack cocaine offenses.
H R 2032 To make correct certain provisions of the Safe Drinking Water Act.
H R 2033 To authorize the Secretary of Transportation to issue a certificate of documentation with appropriate endorsement for employment in the coastwise trade for the vessel SAMAKEE.
H R 2034 To amend section 1926 of the Public Health Service Act to encourage States to strengthen their efforts to prevent the sale and distribution of tobacco products to individuals under the age of 18, and for other purposes.
H R 2035 To authorize the transfer of naval vessels to certain foreign countries.
H R 2036 To amend chapter 443 of title 49, United States Code, to extend the authorization of the aviation insurance program, and for other purposes.
H R 2037 To amend the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 and the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to enforce the bipartisan budget agreement.
H R 2038 To amend the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act to clarify the application of such Act.
H R 2039 To take into trust for the Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma certain land in Oklahoma that was known as the Fort Reno Military Reservation and that was formerly part of the Cheyenne-Arapaho lands, and for other purposes.
H R 2040 To amend title 38, United States Code, to deny burial in a federally funded cemetery to persons convicted of certain capital crimes.
H R 2041 To suspend temporarily the duty on the production of anti-cancer drugs.
H R 2042 To suspend temporarily the duty on the production of anti-cancer drugs.
H R 2043 To suspend temporarily the duty on the production of anti-cancer drugs.
H R 2044 To suspend temporarily the duty on the production of anti-cancer drugs.
H R 2045 To suspend temporarily the duty on the production of anti-cancer drugs.
H R 2046 To suspend temporarily the duty on the production of anti-cancer drugs.
H R 2047 To suspend temporarily the duty on the production of anti-HIV/anti-AIDS drugs.
H R 2048 To suspend temporarily the duty on the production of anti-HIV/anti-AIDS drugs.
H R 2049 To suspend temporarily the duty on the production of anti-cancer drugs.
H R 2050 To amend title 10, United States Code, to extend commissary and exchange store privileges to veterans with a service-connected disability rated at 30 percent or more and their dependents.
H R 2051 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to promote increased disclosure of spending on campaigns for election for Federal office, improve the ability of the Federal Election Commission to enforce the laws governing the financing of such campaigns, and for other purposes.
H R 2052 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act with respect to cancellation of removal and waiver of exclusion for certain long-term resident aliens.
H R 2053 To amend the Truth in Lending Act to prohibit the distribution of any negotiable check or other instrument with any solicitation to a consumer by a creditor to open an account under any consumer credit plan or to engage in any other credit transaction which is subject to such Act, and for other purposes.
H R 2054 To provide for the redesignation of a portion of State Route 17 in New York and Pennsylvania as Interstate Route 86.
H R 2055 To permit voters to vote for "None of the Above" in elections for Federal office and to require an additional election if "None of the Above" receives the most votes.
H R 2056 To establish a national advisory referendum on limiting the terms of Members of Congress at the general election of 1998.
H R 2057 To establish a national advisory referendum on a flat income tax rate, and requiring a national vote to raise taxes at the general election of 1998.
H R 2058 To suspend temporarily the duty on phenmedipham.
H R 2059 To suspend temporarily the duty on ethofumesate.
H R 2060 To suspend temporarily the duty on desmedipham.
H R 2061 To provide that the voters of the United States be given the right, through advisory voter initiative, to propose the enactment and repeal of Federal laws in a national election.
H R 2062 To amend title 10, United States Code, to provide that certain individuals who would be eligible for military retired pay for nonregular service but for the fact that they did not serve on active duty during a period of conflict may be paid such retired pay if they served in the United States merchant marine during or immediately after World War II.
H R 2063 To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to make available to the Secretary of the Treasury information from the National Directory of New Hires for use in collecting delinquent debt owed to the Federal Government, and for other purposes.
H R 2064 To reauthorize the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, and for other purposes.
H R 2065 To improve teacher mastery and use of educational technology.
H R 2066 To restructure and reform the laws relating to Amtrak, and for other purposes.
H R 2067 To direct the Secretary of the Treasury to incorporate certain features in the redesign of the United States currency so as to make such currency readily accessible to the visually impaired.
H R 2068 To provide for the establishment of a multiple-tier price support program for milk to assist milk producers to receive an adequate income from their dairy operations and to support long-term conservation practices by milk producers, while assuring sufficient low-cost dairy products for nutrition assistance programs.
H R 2069 To amend the Export-Import Bank Act of 1945 to ensure that firms that have shown a commitment to reinvestment and job creation in the United States are given preference in obtaining financial assistance from the Export-Import Bank of the United States.
H R 2070 To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide for the mandatory testing for serious transmissible diseases of incarcerated persons whose bodily fluids come into contact with corrections personnel and notice to those personnel of the results of the tests, and for other purposes.
H R 2071 To require the Federal Government, in procuring goods and services and in providing certain foreign trade and investment assistance relating to trade and exports, to give a preference to entities that adopt and enforce a corporate code of conduct and to provide for an annual administrative review and petition process to ensure compliance with such code.
H R 2072 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income gain from oil and gas produced from certain recovered inactive wells.
H R 2073 To prohibit fundraising at the White House and elsewhere.
H R 2074 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to expedite the availability of reports submitted to the Federal Election Commission, and for other purposes.
H R 2075 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to require the disclosure of certain information by persons conducting polls by telephone during campaigns for election for Federal office.
H R 2076 To amend the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to repeal the requirement that States provide for voter registration by mail and to require applicants for voter registration to provide a Social Security number and actual proof of United States citizenship, and for other purposes.
H R 2077 To establish a National Forest Preserve consisting of certain Federal lands in the Sequoia National Forest in the State of California to protect and preserve remaining Giant Sequoia ecosystems and to provide increased recreational opportunities in connection with such ecosystems.
H R 2078 To amend title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to clarify the intent of Congress to hold individuals responsible for discriminatory acts committed by them in employment.
H R 2079 To require implementation of an alternative program for providing a benefit or employment preference under Federal law.
H R 2080 To amend title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to establish criminal liability for unlawful discrimination based on disparate treatment.
H R 2081 To provide for an enumeration of family caregivers as part of the 2000 decennial census of population.
H R 2082 To establish a Commission to conduct a comprehensive legal and factual study of the navigational, flood control, economic development, recreational, and economic impacts of the future structure, competitiveness, and financial viability of TVA, and for other purposes.
H R 2083 To prohibit the shipment of spent nuclear fuel to the Goshute Indian reservation in Utah.
H R 2084 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for maximum capital gains tax rate of 15, 22, and 30 percent for individuals.
H R 2085 To amend the Export-Import Bank Act of 1945 to ensure that the provision of assistance for exports to China is conditioned upon adherence to responsible conduct.
H R 2086 To amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 to limit the portion of the Superfund expended for administration, oversight, support, studies, design, investigations, monitoring, assessment, and evaluation, and enforcement activities.
H R 2087 To amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 to require that polluters are responsible for the cleanup of hazardous substances, and for other purposes.
H R 2088 To provide for the surviving spouse and dependent children of public safety officers who are killed in performance of their official duties, and for other purposes.
H R 2089 To authorize leases on the Cabazon Indian Reservation for terms not to exceed 99 years.
H R 2090 Ordering the preparation of a Government report detailing injustices suffered by Italian Americans during World War II, and a formal acknowledgment of such injustices by the President.
H R 2091 To amend the Appalachian Regional Development Act of 1965 to add Elbert County and Hart County, Georgia, to the Appalachian region.
H R 2092 To withhold United States assistance for programs or projects of the International Atomic Energy Agency in Cuba, and for other purposes.
H R 2093 To temporarily waive the Medicaid enrollment composition rule for D.C. Health Cooperative.
H R 2094 To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to improve the quality of coastal recreation waters, and for other purposes.
H R 2095 To provide for certain activities regarding the promotion of respect for human rights, the development of democratic government and the development of the rule of law within the People's Republic of China, and for other purposes.
H R 2096 To promote the growth of free enterprise and economic opportunity in the Caribbean Basin region, increase trade and investment between the Caribbean Basin region and the United States, and encourage the adoption by Caribbean Basin countries of policies necessary for participation in the free trade area of the Americas.
H R 2097 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to correct the treatment of tax-exempt financing of professional sports facilities.
H R 2098 To establish the National Cave and Karst Research Institute in the State of New Mexico, and for other purposes.
H R 2099 To provide that cost-of-living adjustments to payments made under Federal law and to Federal tax benefits shall be determined using a new price index.
H R 2100 To establish a demonstration project to authorize certain covered beneficiaries under the military health care system (including the dependents of active duty military personnel and retired members and their dependents) to enroll in the Federal Employees Health Benefits program and to ensure their future health security through the use of medical savings accounts.
H R 2101 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude qualified conservation easements from a decedent's gross estate, exempt from tax the gain on the sale of qualified forest land to government entities or conservation groups, and for other purposes.
H R 2102 To amend the Hazardous and Solid Waste Amendments of 1984 to repeal the sunset of the Environmental Protection Agency Office of Ombudsman, and for other purposes.
H R 2103 To amend the Federal Meat Inspection Act and the Poultry Products Inspection Act to provide for the eventual removal of intrastate distribution restrictions on State inspected meat and poultry.
H R 2104 To ensure that persons who enroll in the managed health care program of the Department of Defense known as TRICARE Prime retain coverage under the program in any TRICARE region.
H R 2105 To amend section 552a of title 5, United States Code, to provide for the maintenance of certain health information in cases where a health care facility has closed or a health benefit plan sponsor has ceased to do business.
H R 2106 For the relief of the estate of William R. Holden and the estate of John Davis.
H R 2107 Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1998, and for other purposes.
H R 2108 To dispose of certain Federal properties located in Dutch John, Utah, and to assist the local government in the interim delivery of basic services to the Dutch John community, and for other purposes.
H R 2109 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to require reports filed under such Act to be filed electronically and to require the Federal Election Commission to make such reports available to the public within 24 hours of receipt.
H R 2110 To require employer health benefit plans to meet standards relating to the nondiscriminatory treatment of neurobiological disorders, and for other purposes.
H R 2111 To reduce the amounts allocated for payments pursuant to production flexibility contracts entered into under the Agricultural Market Transition Act.
H R 2112 To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to increase the forfeiture penalty for telephone service slamming and to require providers of such service to report slamming incidents, and for other purposes.
H R 2113 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt from certain reporting requirements certain amounts paid to election officials and election workers.
H R 2114 To amend the Federal Reserve Act to provide for the appointment of the presidents of the Federal reserve banks by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and for other purposes.
H R 2115 To provide that compliance by States with the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 shall be voluntary.
H R 2116 To designate the post office located at 194 Ward Street, in Paterson, New Jersey, as the "Larry Doby Post Office.''
H R 2117 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income gain on the sale or exchange of farmland which by covenant is restricted to use as farmland and to exclude the value of such farmland from estate taxes.
H R 2118 To prohibit smoking in Federal buildings.
H R 2119 To amend the Federal Reserve Act to expand the opportunity for private enterprise to compete with the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in the transportation of paper checks.
H R 2120 To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to strengthen and expand the procedures for preventing the slamming of interstate telephone service subscribers, and for other purposes.
H R 2121 To restrict foreign assistance for countries providing sanctuary to indicted war criminals who are sought for prosecution before the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia.
H R 2122 To amend title 18, United States Code, to increase penalties for certain offenses where the victim is a child.
H R 2123 To amend title 28, United States Code, to transfer Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, from the Eastern Judicial District of Pennsylvania to the Middle Judicial District of Pennsylvania.
H R 2124 To require Federal agencies to assess the impact of policies and regulations on families, and for other purposes.
H R 2125 To authorize appropriations for the Coastal Heritage Trail Route in New Jersey, and for other purposes.
H R 2126 To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to include in a special use permit with regard to Humboldt Nursery a provision allowing the permittee to use Government-owned farming and related equipment at the Nursery.
H R 2127 To reduce costs and improve efficiency of Forest Service operations by contracting out certain tasks related to the planning and implementation of programs and projects in the National Forest System.
H R 2128 To permit Medicare-eligible retired members of the Armed Forces and their Medicare-eligible dependents to enroll in the Federal Employees Health Benefits program.
H R 2129 To designate the United States Post Office located at 150 North 3rd Street in Steubenville, Ohio, as the "Douglas Applegate Post Office".
H R 2130 To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for expanding, intensifying, and coordinating activities of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute with respect to heart attack, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases in women.
H R 2131 To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to ensure that teachers receive technology training.
H R 2132 To extend nondiscriminatory treatment (most-favored-nation treatment) to the products of the Lao People's Democratic Republic, and for other purposes.
H R 2133 To authorize the extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (most-favored-nation treatment) to the products of Mongolia.
H R 2134 To amend the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure with respect to bail bond forfeitures.
H R 2135 To make exports of tobacco products and the advertising of tobacco products abroad subject to the restrictions on labeling and advertising applicable to tobacco products in the United States, and for other purposes.
H R 2136 To direct the Secretary of the Interior to convey, at fair market value, certain properties in Clark County, Nevada, to persons who purchased adjacent properties in good faith reliance on land surveys that were subsequently determined to be inaccurate.
H R 2137 To require the review of all Federal departments and agencies and their programs, and for other purposes.
H R 2138 To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to provide for the use of biological monitoring and whole effluent toxicity tests in connection with publicly owned treatment works, municipal separate storm sewer systems, and municipal combined sewer overflows, including control facilities, and other wet weather control facilities, and for other purposes.
H R 2139 To amend the Dairy Production Stabilization Act of 1983 to ensure that all persons who benefit from the dairy promotion and research program contribute to the cost of the program.
H R 2140 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to improve accountability and reform certain programs.
H R 2141 To provide for a judicial remedy for United States persons injured as a result of violations by foreign states of their arbitral obligations under international law.
H R 2142 To amend title 38, United States Code, to extend eligibility to receive dependency and indemnity compensation to veterans' surviving spouses whose subsequent marriages have terminated.
H R 2143 To provide that certain escrowed oil and gas revenues be available for improving National Park System visitor facilities, and for other purposes.
H R 2144 To authorize appropriations for the expansion of the columbarium of the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.
H R 2145 To amend the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to make guaranteed farm ownership loans and guaranteed farm operating loans of up to $600,000, and to increase such maximum loan amounts with inflation.
H R 2146 To designate the United States Post Office building located at 750 Highway 28 East in Taylorsville, Mississippi, as the "Blaine H. Eaton Post Office Building."
H R 2147 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit the use of soft money by political parties and to require annual written authorization for the use of amounts withheld from an individual's wages or salary for political activities, and for other purposes.
H R 2148 To suspend temporarily the duty on certain other single viscose rayon yarn.
H R 2149 To enhance the conservation and protection of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
H R 2150 For the relief of Mrs. Lorraine Barde.
H R 2151 To amend the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to correct the tariff treatment of costumes.
H R 2152 To amend the Public Health Service Act and Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to require that group and individual health insurance coverage and group health plans provide coverage for annual screening mammography for any class of covered individuals if the coverage or plans include coverage for diagnostic mammography for such class, and to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of annual screening mammography.
H R 2153 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage under part B of the Medicare program of paramedic intercept services provided in support of public, volunteer, or non-profit providers of ambulance services.
H R 2154 To provide for food stamp eligibility for aliens who were receiving supplemental security income benefits on August 22, 1996, or aliens who are eligible for supplemental security income benefits.
H R 2155 To authorize continuation of a nationwide permit for discharges of dredged or fill materials into headwaters and isolated waters, and for other purposes.
H R 2156 To provide financial assistance, directly and through States, to support jointly with government entities, educational institutions, businesses, and nonprofit public and private entities, opportunities for the people of the United States to participate in the arts and the humanities; and to increase understanding and appreciation of the cultural heritage of the United States.
H R 2157 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to encourage the use of public transportation systems by allowing individuals a credit against income tax for expenses paid to commute to and from work using public transportation.
H R 2158 Making appropriations for the Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development, and for sundry independent agencies, commissions, corporations, and offices for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1998, and for other purposes.
H R 2159 Making appropriations for foreign operations, export financing, and related programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1998, and for other purposes.
H R 2160 Making appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1998, and for other purposes.
H R 2161 To direct the Secretary of the Interior to convey the Palmetto Bend Project to the State of Texas.
H R 2162 To prohibit the reintroduction of grizzly bears into the Bitterroot Ecosystem in east central Idaho.
H R 2163 To amend section 1951 of title 18, United States Code, commonly called the Hobbs Act, to clarify that the use of violence to achieve collective bargaining objectives can be a violation of such section.
H R 2164 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit penalty-free withdrawals from individual retirement accounts for certain adoption expenses.
H R 2165 To extend the deadline under the Federal Power Act applicable to the construction of FERC Project Number 3862 in the State of Iowa, and for other purposes.
H R 2166 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow certain cash rent farm landlords to deduct soil and water conservation expenditures.
H R 2167 To amend the Older Americans Act of 1965 to improve on the provisions relating to pension rights demonstration projects.
H R 2168 To support research efforts to understand and control diseases of wheat and barley caused by Fusarium graminearum and related fungi in order to ensure sustainable production of wheat and barley in north-central United States and the safety of food products containing wheat and barley.
H R 2169 Making appropriations for the Department of Transportation and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1998, and for other purposes.
H R 2170 To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide for the reimbursement of expenses incurred by a Federal employee in the adoption of a child, and for other purposes.
H R 2171 To prohibit athlete agents from soliciting representation of student athletes, and to establish requirements for contracts between athlete agents and student athletes.
H R 2172 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make the restrictions on foreign student study at a public elementary or secondary school inapplicable in cases where the school evidences a desire for such result, and to prohibit the use of Federal funds to pay the cost of such study.
H R 2173 To amend the Crime Control Act of 1990 to require reporting of child abuse by electronic communication service providers.
H R 2174 To require equitable coverage of prescription contraceptive drugs and devices, and contraceptive services under health plans.
H R 2175 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an investment credit to promote the conversion of United States coal and domestic carbonaceous feedstocks into liquid fuels.
H R 2176 To establish the Professional Boxing Corporation, and for other purposes.
H R 2177 To designate the United States Courthouse located at 500 State Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas, as the "Robert J. Dole United States Courthouse".
H R 2178 To amend the Helium Act with respect to disposal of helium.
H R 2179 To repeal the authority of the President to suspend the effective date of title III of the Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity (LIBERTAD) Act of 1996.
H R 2180 To amend title 17, United States Code, to provide limitations on copyright liability relating to material on-line, and for other purposes.
H R 2181 To ensure the safety of witnesses and to promote notification of the interstate relocation of witnesses by States and localities engaging in that relocation, and for other purposes.
H R 2182 To amend the Inspector General Act of 1978 to clarify the authority of the Inspector General of the Department of Justice.
H R 2183 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to reform the financing of campaigns for elections for Federal office, and for other purposes.
H R 2184 To permit reviews of criminal records of applicants for private security officer employment, and for other purposes.
H R 2185 To establish equitable service for customers and equal opportunity for employees of the United States Department of Agriculture.
H R 2186 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to provide assistance to the National Historic Trails Interpretive Center in Casper, Wyoming.
H R 2187 To designate the United States Courthouse located at 40 Foley Square in New York, New York, as the "Thurgood Marshall United States Courthouse".
H R 2188 To ensure that commercial activities of the People's Liberation Army of China or any Communist Chinese military company are not extended normal tariff treatment by the United States or treated as normal commercial intercourse with the United States.
H R 2189 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and the Social Security Act to repeal provisions relating to the State enforcement of child support obligations and to require the Internal Revenue Service to collect child support through wage withholding and other means, and to authorize the Social Security Administration to distribute child support collections.
H R 2190 To provide for an annual report to Congress on the intelligence activities of the People's Republic of China directed against or affecting the interests of the United States.
H R 2191 To amend the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 regarding procedures for budget resolutions and to amend title 31, United States Code, to direct repayment of the public debt.
H R 2192 To establish a National Panel on Early Reading Research and Effective Reading Instruction.
H R 2193 To amend title 10, United States Code, to clarify the definition of depot-level maintenance and repair as the definition applies to the Department of the Army.
H R 2194 To provide for telephone access to the FBI database that tracks the movement and whereabouts of sexual offenders.
H R 2195 To provide for certain measures to increase monitoring of products of the People's Republic of China that are made with forced labor.
H R 2196 To reduce the Federal funds to be provided to any international financial institution by the United States portion of any subsidy provided by the institution to the People's Republic of China.
H R 2197 To amend title 38, United States Code, to specify the entities eligible to purchase pharmaceutical products from the Federal Supply Schedule.
H R 2198 To establish limitations with respect to the disclosure and use of genetic information in connection with group health plans and health insurance coverage, to provide for consistent standards applicable in connection with hospital care and medical services provided under title 38 of the United States Code, to prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of genetic information and genetic testing, and for other purposes.
H R 2199 To reform the financing of Federal elections.
H R 2200 To amend the Organic Act of Guam to provide restitution to the people of Guam who suffered atrocities such as personal injury, forced labor, forced marches, internment, and death during the occupation of Guam in World War II, and for other purposes.
H R 2201 To establish the Lower East Side Tenement National Historic Site, and for other purposes.
H R 2202 To amend the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend the bone marrow donor program, and for other purposes.
H R 2203 Making appropriations for energy and water development for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1998, and for other purposes.
H R 2204 To authorize appropriations for fiscal years 1998 and 1999 for the Coast Guard, and for other purposes.
H R 2205 To reform the statutes relating to Amtrak, to authorize appropriations for Amtrak, and for other purposes.
H R 2206 To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve programs of the Department of Veterans Affairs for homeless veterans, and for other purposes.
H R 2207 To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act concerning a proposal to construct a deep ocean outfall off the coast of Mayaguez, Puerto Rico.
H R 2208 To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to authorize food claims which relate a nutrient to a disease or health-related condition.
H R 2209 Making appropriations for the Legislative Branch for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1998, and for other purposes.
H R 2210 For the relief of certain aliens residing at 37-54 93d Street, Jackson Heights, New York and 104-15 34th Avenue, Corona, New York.
H R 2211 To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to increase the Federal minimum wage.
H R 2212 To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to carry out a program regarding sterile hypodermic needles in order to reduce the incidence of the transmission of HIV.
H R 2213 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish incentives to increase the demand for and supply of quality child care, to provide incentives to States that improve the quality of child care, to expand clearinghouses and electronic networks for the distribution of child care information, to improve the quality of child care provided through Federal facilities and programs, and for other purposes.
H R 2214 To amend the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 to ensure that certain information regarding prisoners is reported to the Attorney General.
H R 2215 To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to restrict employers in obtaining, disclosing, and using of genetic information.
H R 2216 To establish limitation with respect to the disclosure and use of genetic information by life and disability insurers, and for other purposes.
H R 2217 To extend the deadline under the Federal Power Act applicable to the construction of FERC Project Number 9248 in the State of Colorado, and for other purposes.
H R 2218 To redesignate the Navy and Marine Corps Reserve Center located in Augusta, Georgia, as the A. James Dyess Navy and Marine Corps Reserve Center.
H R 2219 To prevent Members of Congress from receiving the 1998 pay adjustment.
H R 2220 To amend title 38, United States Code, to reinstate eligibility for dependency and indemnity compensation for certain surviving spouses of veterans.
H R 2221 To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to take no further action on a proposed regulation relating to the use of chlorofluorocarbons in metered-dose inhalers.
H R 2222 To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act relating to Federal facilities pollution control.
H R 2223 To amend the Act popularly known as the Recreation and Public Purposes Act to authorize transfers of certain public lands or national forest lands to local education agencies for use for elementary or secondary schools, including public charter schools, and for other purposes.
H R 2224 To amend title 10, United States Code, to extend commissary and exchange store privileges to veterans with a service-connected disability and to certain dependents of such veterans.
H R 2225 To designate the Federal building and United States courthouse to be constructed on Las Vegas Boulevard between Bridger Avenue and Clark Avenue in Las Vegas, Nevada, as the "Lloyd D. George Federal Building and United States Courthouse".
H R 2226 To amend title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to clarify treatment of investment managers under such title.
H R 2227 To amend the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 to reauthorize the national flood insurance program, and for other purposes.
H R 2228 To increase the number of qualified teachers.
H R 2229 To amend the Controlled Substances Act and the Controlled Substances Import and Export Act with respect to penalties for powder cocaine and crack cocaine offenses.
H R 2230 To amend the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to establish a point of order that precludes raising revenues to enforce the bipartisan budget agreement if there is a revenue shortfall in any of fiscal years 1998 through 2002.
H R 2231 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a sound budgetary mechanism for financing health and death benefits of retired coal miners while ensuring the long-term fiscal health and solvency of such benefits, and for other purposes.
H R 2232 To provide for increased international broadcasting activities to China.
H R 2233 To assist in the conservation of coral reefs.
H R 2234 To amend the Electronic Fund Transfer Act to eliminate confusion about consumer liability for unauthorized transactions involving debit cards that can be used like credit cards, and for other purposes.
H R 2235 To amend the Small Business Act to make permanent the microloan program, and for other purposes.
H R 2236 To suspend until January 1, 2000, the duty on Irganox 1520.
H R 2237 To suspend until January 1, 2000, the duty on Irganox 1425.
H R 2238 To suspend until January 1, 2000, the duty on Irganox 565.
H R 2239 To suspend until January 1, 2000, the duty on Irganox 1520LR.
H R 2240 To suspend until January 1, 2000, the duty Irgacure 184.
H R 2241 To suspend until January 1, 2000, the duty on Darocure 1173.
H R 2242 To suspend until January 1, 2000, the duty on Irgacure 819.
H R 2243 To suspend until January 1, 2000, the duty on Irgacure 369.
H R 2244 To suspend until January 1, 2000, the duty on Irgacure 1700.
H R 2245 To suspend until January 1, 2000, the duty on Irgacor 252LD.
H R 2246 To suspend until January 1, 2000, the duty on Irgacor 1405.
H R 2247 To reform the statutes relating to Amtrak, to authorize appropriations for Amtrak, and for other purposes.
H R 2248 To authorize the President to award a gold medal on behalf of the Congress to Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew in recognition of his outstanding and enduring contributions toward religious understanding and peace, and for other purposes.
H R 2249 To authorize appropriations for carrying out the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of 1977 for fiscal years 1998 and 1999, and for other purposes.
H R 2250 To amend section 353 of the Public Health Service Act to exempt physician office laboratories from the clinical laboratories requirements of that section.
H R 2251 To extend authorities under the Middle East Peace Facilitation Act of 1995.
H R 2252 To amend the Internal Revenue Code to provide that capital gains not be recognized if invested in certain small businesses.
H R 2253 To amend title 38, United States Code, to revise and improve the authorities of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs relating to the provision of counseling and treatment for sexual trauma experienced by veterans.
H R 2254 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit against income tax for equity investments in community development financial institutions.
H R 2255 To provide that the firearms prohibitions applicable by reason of a domestic violence misdemeanor conviction do not apply to a government official engaged in official conduct while on duty.
H R 2256 To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to ensure that States do not require registration of individuals convicted of an offense that involves consensual sexual activity between individuals 18 years of age or older.
H R 2257 To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to make modifications to the temporary housing assistance program.
H R 2258 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for fair treatment of small property and casualty insurance companies.
H R 2259 To provide for a transfer of land interests in order to facilitate surface transportation between the cities of Cold Bay, Alaska, and King Cove, Alaska, and for other purposes.
H R 2260 For the relief of Harold David Strother, Jr.
H R 2261 To reauthorize and amend the programs of the Small Business Act and the Small Business Investment Act, and for other purposes.
H R 2262 To make certain modifications with respect to overtime pay and premium pay of customs officers.
H R 2263 To authorize and request the President to award the congressional Medal of Honor posthumously to Theodore Roosevelt for his gallant and heroic actions in the attack on San Juan Heights, Cuba, during the Spanish-American War.
H R 2264 Making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1998, and for other purposes.
H R 2265 To amend the provisions of titles 17 and 18, United States Code, to provide greater copyright protection by amending criminal copyright infringement provisions, and for other purposes.
H R 2266 Making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1998, and for other purposes.
H R 2267 Making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1998, and for other purposes.
H R 2268 To suspend temporarily the duty on a certain chemical.
H R 2269 To suspend temporarily the duty on a certain chemical.
H R 2270 To suspend temporarily the duty on a certain chemical.
H R 2271 To suspend temporarily the duty on a certain chemical.
H R 2272 To amend title 18, United States Code, to eliminate the prohibitions on the transmission of abortion related matters, and for other purposes.
H R 2273 To amend title II of the Social Security Act to provide that the reductions in social security benefits which are required in the case of spouses and surviving spouses who are also receiving certain Government pensions shall be equal to the amount by which the total amount of the combined monthly benefit (before reduction) and monthly pension exceeds $1,200.
H R 2274 To amend the Housing Act of 1949 to reauthorize certain programs for rural housing assistance.
H R 2275 To prohibit discrimination in employment on the basis of genetic information, and for other purposes.
H R 2276 To prohibit the use of Federal funds for official travel after Election Day of members of Congress who will not serve as members during the next Congress.
H R 2277 To authorize the Secretary of Transportation to issue a certificate of documentation with appropriate endorsement for employment in the coastwise trade for the vessel MANAWANUI.
H R 2278 To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to increase the minimum wage and to provide for an increase in such wage based on the cost of living.
H R 2279 To amend title 10, United States Code, to establish limitations on taxpayer-financed compensation for defense contractors.
H R 2280 To establish limitations on the ability of a Federal agency to pay a contractor under a contract with the agency for the costs of compensation with respect to the services of any individual.
H R 2281 To amend title 17, United States Code, to implement the World Intellectual Property Organization Copyright Treaty and Performances and Phonograms Treaty.
H R 2282 To amend title 49, United States Code, to impose restrictions on the operating rights of foreign air carriers of a foreign country that has restricted United States air carrier operations.
H R 2283 To expand the boundaries of Arches National Park in the State of Utah to include portions of the following drainages, Salt Wash, Lost Spring Canyon, Fish Sheep Draw, Clover Canyon, Cordova Canyon, Mine Draw, and Cottonwood Wash, which are currently under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Land Management, and to include a portion of Fish Sheep Draw, which is currently owned by the State of Utah.
H R 2284 To amend the Freedom for Russia and Emerging Eurasian Democracies and Open Markets Support Act of 1992 to eliminate the restriction on assistance to Azerbaijan.
H R 2285 To provide for the consideration, during fiscal year 1997, of petitions for classification under section 101(a)(15)(H)(i)(b) of the Immigration and Nationality Act without regard to the numerical limitation applicable to such petitions, subject to a reduction in such limitation for fiscal year 1998, and for other purposes.
H R 2286 To increase the rate of special pension payable to persons who have received the Congressional Medal of Honor.
H R 2287 To apply the rates of duty effective after December 31, 1994, to certain water resistant wool trousers that were entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, after December 31, 1988, and before January 1, 1995.
H R 2288 To amend the Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity (LIBERTAD) Act of 1996 to require the Secretary of State to submit to the Congress reports relating to the exclusion from the United States of aliens who have confiscated property of United States nationals or who traffic in that property.
H R 2289 To provide for the withholding of United States assistance to countries that aid or are engaged in nonmarket based trade with the Government of Cuba.
H R 2290 To amend title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to improve enforcement under such Act.
H R 2291 To amend the Fish and Wildlife Improvement Act of 1978 to enable the Secretary of the Interior to more effectively utilize the proceeds of sales of certain items.
H R 2292 To restructure the Internal Revenue Service, and for other purposes.
H R 2293 To eliminate attorney fee awards and limit relief available in suits against certain public entities.
H R 2294 To make improvements in the operation and administration of the Federal courts, and for other purposes.
H R 2295 To amend the National Narcotics Leadership Act of 1988 to extend the authorization for the Office of National Drug Control Policy until September 30, 1998.
H R 2296 To withhold foreign assistance to Caribbean Basin Initiative countries that support membership for the Government of Cuba into the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) or the Central American Common Market (CACM), and for other purposes.
H R 2297 To amend the Fair Housing Act, and for other purposes.
H R 2298 To improve the regulation of radiopharmaceuticals.
H R 2299 To direct the Secretary of the Army to convey lands acquired for the Candy Lake project, Osage County, Oklahoma.
H R 2300 To direct the Secretary of the Army to convey lands acquired for the Sallisaw Creek project, Sequoyah County, Oklahoma.
H R 2301 To establish a program to improve the control of fraud and abuse in the Medicare Program, to increase the amount of civil monetary penalties which may be assessed against individuals and entities committing fraud against the Medicare Program, and for other purposes.
H R 2302 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to clarify the relief available under current law, and to provide additional relief and procedural rights for certain aliens who would otherwise be ineligible for such procedural rights.
H R 2303 To establish voluntary national guidelines for the safety and training of State correctional officers.
H R 2304 To direct the Secretary of the Interior to make technical corrections to a map relating to the Coastal Barrier Resources System.
H R 2305 To establish a commission to assist in commemoration of the centennial of powered flight and the achievements of the Wright brothers.
H R 2306 To authorize construction of the Fort Peck Reservation Rural Water System in the State of Montana, and for other purposes.
H R 2307 To facilitate the effective and efficient management of the homeless assistance programs of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, including the merger of such programs into one performance fund, and for other purposes.
H R 2308 To amend the Fair Housing Act to assure the power of States and localities to limit group homes for recovering drug and alcohol abusers.
H R 2309 To permit the leasing of mineral rights, in any case in which the Indian owners of an allotment that is located within the boundaries of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation and held in trust by the United States have executed leases to more than 50 percent of the mineral estate of that allotment.
H R 2310 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from income capital gain from the sale of a principal residence.
H R 2311 To amend section 435(d)(1)(A)(ii) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 with respect to the definition of an eligible lender.
H R 2312 To amend section 1584 of title 18, United States Code, to clarify that forcing immigrants into slave labor by withholding immigration documents, or by threatening to involve immigration authorities, is a violation of such section.
H R 2313 To prohibit the construction of any monument, memorial, or other structure at the site of the Iwo Jima Memorial in Arlington, Virginia, and for other purposes.
H R 2314 To restore Federal Indian services to members of the Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma residing in Maverick County, Texas, to clarify United States citizenship status of such members, to provide trust land for the benefit of the Tribe, and for other purposes.
H R 2315 For the relief of John Edward Armstrong Denney.
H R 2316 To amend trade laws and related provisions to clarify the designation of normal trade relations.
H R 2317 To amend title 38, United States Code, to make permanent the Native American Veteran Housing Loan Pilot Program.
H R 2318 To repeal the provisions of the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997 which change the rates of the airline ticket taxes and impose a separate tax on domestic segments of air transportation.
H R 2319 To amend the Electronic Fund Transfer Act to safeguard consumers in connection with utilization of certain debit credit cards.
H R 2320 To establish an education satellite loan guarantee program to facilitate the development of an integrated, national and global telecommunications system dedicated to instruction and used solely for communications among Federal, State, and local instructional institutions and agencies and instructional resource providers.
H R 2321 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 regarding the treatment of golf caddies for employment tax purposes.
H R 2322 To suspend the duty on the organo-phosphorus compound ACM until January 1, 2000.
H R 2323 To allow depository institutions to offer negotiable order of withdrawal accounts to all businesses, to repeal the prohibition on the payment of interest on demand deposits, to require the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System to pay interest on certain reserves, and for other purposes.
H R 2324 To suspend the duty on the synthetic organic coloring matter C.I. Pigment Yellow 109 until January 1, 2000.
H R 2325 To suspend the duty on the synthetic organic coloring matter C.I. Pigment Yellow 110 until January 1, 2000.
H R 2326 To suspend the duty on the organic chemical parachlorobenzonitrile until January 1, 2000.
H R 2327 To provide for a change in the exemption from the child labor provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 for minors between 16 and 18 years of age who engage in the operation of automobiles and trucks.
H R 2328 To amend the Clean Air Act to impose certain requirements on areas upwind of ozone nonattainment areas, and for other purposes.
H R 2329 To establish The National Dividend Plan by reforming the budget process, and by amending the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to eliminate the double tax on dividends, to allocate corporate income tax revenues for payments to qualified registered voters, and for other purposes.
H R 2330 To authorize the Secretary of Transportation to make direct loans and provide lines of credit to finance surface transportation projects, and for other purposes.
H R 2331 To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide that civilian employees of the National Guard may not be required to wear military uniforms while performing civilian service.
H R 2332 To amend section 304 of the Tariff Act of 1930 to require the marking of frozen produce with the country of origin on the front panel of the package for retail sale.
H R 2333 To provide improvements for the financial and emotional security of seniors.
H R 2334 To suspend temporarily the duty on ferroboron.
H R 2335 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the 1993 Federal income tax rate increases on trusts established for the benefit of individuals with disabilities.
H R 2336 To temporarily decrease the duty on certain industrial nylon fabrics.
H R 2337 To authorize funds to further the strong Federal interest in the improvement of highways and transportation, and for other purposes.
H R 2338 To amend title 38, United States Code, to require that health-care professionals of the Department of Veterans Affairs be assigned to facilities of the Department only in States in which they are licensed to practice, and to require that the Secretary of Veterans Affairs follow State requirements concerning the filing of death certificates.
H R 2339 Relating to the tariff treatment of nuclear fuel assemblies.
H R 2340 To provide for mandatory prison terms for possessing, brandishing, or discharging a firearm or destructive device during a Federal crime that is a crime of violence or a drug trafficking crime.
H R 2341 To amend title 23, United States Code, to authorize Federal participation in financing of projects to demonstrate the feasibility of deployment of magnetic levitation transportation technology, and for other purposes.
H R 2342 To amend title 18, United States Code, to permit gunsmiths to obtain a Federal firearms license without having to comply with State or local laws relating to zoning of firearms businesses.
H R 2343 To abolish the Thrift Depositor Protection Oversight Board, and for other purposes.
H R 2344 To expand the enforcement options under the Federal Meat Inspection Act and the Poultry Products Inspection Act to include the imposition of civil money penalties.
H R 2345 To prohibit the sale, lease, or other transfer of attack, bomber, or fighter aircraft to Latin American countries.
H R 2346 To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit desecration of Veterans' memorials.
H R 2347 To ensure the accuracy of information regarding the eligibility of applicants for benefits under Federal benefit programs.
H R 2348 To redesignate the Federal building located at 701 South Santa Fe Avenue in Compton, California, and known as the Compton Main Post Office, as the "Mervyn Dymally Post Office Building".
H R 2349 To redesignate the Federal building located at 10301 South Compton Avenue, in Los Angeles, California, and known as the Watts Finance Office, as the "Augustus F. Hawkins Post Office Building".
H R 2350 To authorize certain uses of water from the Solano Project, California.
H R 2351 To amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to ensure the recovery of our Nation's declining biological diversity; to reaffirm and strengthen this Nation's commitment to protect wildlife; to safeguard our children's economic and ecological future; and to provide assurances to local governments, communities, and individuals in their planning and economic development efforts.
H R 2352 To amend the National Trails System Act to require local approval of designations of railroad rights-of-way for interim use as trails.
H R 2353 To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit certain conduct relating to civil disorders.
H R 2354 To amend the Professional Boxing Safety Act of 1996 to provide an additional safety provision.
H R 2355 To extend the repayment periods for the repayment for Nueces River reclamation project.
H R 2356 To amend the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to eliminate certain provisions relating to bilingual voting requirements.
H R 2357 To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide that a State or local government may not, in their minimum wage laws, ordinances, regulations, or orders, preclude a tip credit or require a certain tip credit.
H R 2358 To provide for improved monitoring of human rights violations in the People's Republic of China.
H R 2359 To require the Secretary of the Treasury, acting through the Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, to issue minimum safety and security standards for dealers of firearms.
H R 2360 To mandate price stability as the primary goal of the monetary policy of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Federal Open Market Committee.
H R 2361 To amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to the "three strikes" life sentence.
H R 2362 To guarantee a republican form of government to the States by preventing paramilitary violence.
H R 2363 To amend the Controlled Substances Act to provide a mandatory life penalty for certain offenses involving methamphetamine.
H R 2364 To reduce Federal spending in several programs.
H R 2365 To reduce acid deposition under the Clean Air Act, and for other purposes.
H R 2366 To transfer to the Secretary of Agriculture the authority to conduct the census of agriculture, and for other purposes.
H R 2367 To increase, effective as of December 1, 1997, the rates of compensation for veterans with service-connected disabilities and the rates of dependency and indemnity compensation for the survivors of certain disabled veterans.
H R 2368 To promote the privacy of interactive computer service users through self-regulation by the providers of such services, and for other purposes.
H R 2369 To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to strengthen and clarify prohibitions on electronic eavesdropping, and for other purposes.
H R 2370 To amend the Organic Act of Guam for the purposes of clarifying the local judicial structure and the office of Attorney General.
H R 2371 To amend title II of the Social Security Act to require that contracts entered into by the Commissioner of Social Security and the States and local governments providing for furnishing the Commissioner with death certificate information require that such information be furnished within 30 days after the death involved.
H R 2372 To ensure that the development of the Internet and interactive computer services is unfettered by Federal and State regulation.
H R 2373 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow taxfree expenditures from education individual retirement accounts for elementary and secondary school expenses and to increase the maximum annual amount of contributions to such accounts.
H R 2374 To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to provide special funding to States for implementation of national estuary conservation and management plans, and for other purposes.
H R 2375 To designate the headquarters building of the Department of Housing and Urban Development in Washington, DC, as the Robert C. Weaver Federal Building.
H R 2376 To reauthorize and amend the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Establishment Act.
H R 2377 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to establish a 24-month pilot program permitting certain aliens to be admitted into the United States to provide temporary or seasonal agricultural services pursuant to a labor condition attestation.
H R 2378 Making appropriations for the Treasury Department, the United States Postal Service, the Executive Office of the President, and certain Independent Agencies, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1998, and for other purposes.
H R 2379 To designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 251 North Main Street in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, as the "Hiram H. Ward Federal Building and United States Courthouse".
H R 2380 To amend title 18 of the United States Code with respect to gambling on the Internet, and for other purposes.
H R 2381 To amend the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 to allow certain grant funds to be used to provide parent education.
H R 2382 To amend the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to change the discretionary spending limits to allow the 4.3 cents per gallon Federal gas tax redirected to the Highway Trust Fund to be spent on other domestic programs.
H R 2383 To authorize the enforcement by State and local governments of certain Federal Communications Commission regulations regarding use of citizens band radio equipment.
H R 2384 To prohibit reactivation of the High Flux Beam Reactor at Brookhaven National Laboratory.
H R 2385 To repeal the provision providing for crediting the increase in excise taxes on certain tobacco products against payments made pursuant to tobacco industry settlement legislation.
H R 2386 To implement the provisions of the Taiwan Relations Act concerning the stability and security of Taiwan and United States cooperation with Taiwan on the development and acquisition of defensive military articles.
H R 2387 To repeal the provision crediting increased excise taxes on certain tobacco products against payments made pursuant to the tobacco industry settlement legislation.
H R 2388 To provide for a temporary increase in the basic formula price for milk of the highest use classification under Federal milk marketing orders.
H R 2389 To authorize funding for the National Women's Business Council, and for other purposes.
H R 2390 To repeal the provision which credits the increase in the tobacco excise taxes enacted by the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 against the payments due under the tobacco industry settlement agreement of June 20, 1997.
H R 2391 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to extend and make uniform the repayment plans available under the various Federal student loan programs.
H R 2392 To amend title 28, United States Code, to place a limitation on habeas corpus relief that prevents retrial of an accused.
H R 2393 To approve a governing international fishery agreement between the United States and the People's Republic of China.
H R 2394 To direct the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to transfer certain parcels of land located in the counties of Greene and Calhoun, Illinois.
H R 2395 To authorize the Secretary of Transportation to issue a certificate of documentation with appropriate endorsement for employment in the coastwise trade for the vessel ELMO.
H R 2396 To amend section 1128B of the Social Security Act to repeal the criminal penalty for counseling or assisting an individual to dispose of assets in order to become eligible for Medicaid benefits.
H R 2397 To amend title 38, United States Code, to extend eligibility for hospital care and medical services under chapter 17 of that title to veterans who have been awarded the Purple Heart, and for other purposes.
H R 2398 To amend the Small Reclamation Projects Act of 1956 to provide for Federal cooperation in non-Federal reclamation projects and for participation by non-Federal agencies in Federal projects.
H R 2399 To provide assistance for low-income working families.
H R 2400 To authorize funds for Federal-aid highways, highway safety programs, and transit programs, and for other purposes.
H R 2401 To direct the Secretary of the Interior to make technical corrections to a map relating to the Coastal Barrier Resources System.
H R 2402 To make technical and clarifying amendments to improve management of water-related facilities in the Western United States.
H R 2403 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce the rate of tax on unrecaptured section 1250 gain from 25 percent to 20 percent.
H R 2404 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prohibit tax- related mailings from disclosing in any public way an individual's social security number.
H R 2405 To amend title 49, United States Code, relating to criteria for granting slots to new entrant air carriers at certain high density airports.
H R 2406 To provide for the temporary extension of certain programs relating to public housing, and for other purposes.
H R 2407 To reauthorize the Office of National Drug Control Policy, and for other purposes.
H R 2408 To improve academic and social outcomes for students by providing productive activities during after school hours.
H R 2409 To amend the Public Health Service Act, Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for nondiscriminatory coverage for substances abuse treatment services under private group and individual health coverage.
H R 2410 For the relief of Jozef Richard Madar, Etela Madar, and Jozef Thomas Madar.
H R 2411 To provide for a land exchange involving the Cape Cod National Seashore and to extend the authority for the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission.
H R 2412 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to modify the religious worker visa programs and to extend the visa waiver pilot program, and to amend the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to modify the effective date for certain paperwork changes in the employer sanctions programs.
H R 2413 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act; title 18, United States Code; the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996; and the Immigration Act of 1990 to make technical corrections to such statutes.
H R 2414 To provide for a 10-year circulating commemorative coin program to commemorate each of the 50 States, and for other purposes.
H R 2415 To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act concerning the effect of administrative orders on civil penalty actions.
H R 2416 To provide for the transfer of certain rights and property to the United States Forest Service in exchange for a payment to the occupant of such property, and for other purposes.
H R 2417 To amend the Social Security Act to fight fraud by hospitals under the Medicare Program, and for other purposes.
H R 2418 To extend the National Bone Marrow Donor Program, and to establish a provision regarding the bone marrow registry and persons of mixed ancestry.
H R 2419 To amend the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo and Alabama and Coushatta Indian Tribes of Texas Restoration Act to decrease the requisite blood quantum required for membership in the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo tribe.
H R 2420 To permit the transportation of passengers between United States ports by certain foreign-flag vessels and to encourage United States-flag vessels to participate in such transportation.
H R 2421 To repeal the Military Selective Service Act.
H R 2422 To amend the Social Security Act to provide for findings of presumptive disability under title II of such Act in the same manner and to the same extent as is currently applicable under title XVI of such Act.
H R 2423 To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to disseminate to the public information relating to fraud, abuse, and quality of care in nursing homes.
H R 2424 To amend the Line Item Veto Act of 1996 to eliminate the requirement that a Federal budget deficit must exist in order for the President to use the line-item veto authority.
H R 2425 For the relief of Lawrence E. Hall, Jr. and Nancy T. Hall.
H R 2426 For the relief of Vince Munoz, Governor of the Tribal Council of the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo and all other enrolled members of the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo.
H R 2427 To recognize businesses which show an exemplary commitment to participating with schools to enhance educators' technology capabilities and to make every student technologically literate.
H R 2428 To improve the operations and governance of the Internal Revenue Service, and for other purposes.
H R 2429 To reauthorize the Small Business Technology Transfer Program through fiscal year 2000.
H R 2430 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to exempt certain adopted children, and certain children coming to the United States for adoption, from the requirement to present documentation of vaccination against vaccine-preventable diseases.
H R 2431 An act to express United States foreign policy with respect to, and to strengthen United States advocacy on behalf of, individuals persecuted in foreign countries on account of religion; to authorize United States actions in response to violations of religious freedom in foreign countries; to establish an Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom within the Department of State, a Commission on International Religious Freedom, and a Special Advisor on International Religious Freedom within the National Security Council; and for other purposes.
H R 2432 To provide relief for domestic producers of tailored wool apparel from increased imports of such apparel from Canada.
H R 2433 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to require candidates for the House of Representatives or the Senate to file information included in quarterly candidate reports with the Federal Election Commission within 48 hours of the time the information becomes available, to require all reports filed with the Federal Election Commission to be filed electronically, to require the information contained in such reports to be made available through the Internet, and for other purposes.
H R 2434 To establish counseling programs for disabled and retired police officers.
H R 2435 For the relief of Farah Sirmanshahi, Sepandan Farnia, and Farbod Farnia.
H R 2436 Disapproving the cancellation transmitted by the President on August 11, 1997, regarding Public Law 105-33.
H R 2437 To provide for a waiver for the State of New York of certain health care provider tax provisions under Medicaid.
H R 2438 To encourage the establishment of appropriate trails on abandoned railroad rights-of-way, while ensuring the protection of certain reversionary property rights.
H R 2439 To provide for the establishment of an Official Mass Mailing Allowance for Members of the House of Representatives, and for other purposes.
H R 2440 To make technical amendments to section 10 of title 9, United States Code.
H R 2441 To amend title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 to improve the effectiveness of administrative review of employment discriminations claims made by Federal employees, and for other purposes.
H R 2442 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to clarify the relief available under current law, and to provide additional relief and procedural rights for certain aliens who would otherwise be ineligible for such procedural rights.
H R 2443 To designate the Federal building located at 601 Fourth Street, N.W., in the District of Columbia, as the "Federal Bureau of Investigation, Washington Field Office Memorial Building", in honor of William H. Christian, Jr., Martha Dixon Martinez, Michael J. Miller, Anthony Palmisano, and Edwin R. Woodriffe.
H R 2444 Disapproving the cancellations transmitted by the President on August 11, 1997, regarding Public Law 105-34.
H R 2445 For the relief of Rabon Lowry.
H R 2446 To amend The Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to reduce the costs of disaster relief and emergency assistance, and for other purposes.
H R 2447 To reform the assisted multifamily rental housing programs of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, protect the financial interests of the Federal Government, maintain the affordability and availability of low-income housing, enhance the effectiveness of enforcement provisions relating to single family and multifamily housing, and consolidate and reform the management of multifamily housing programs, and for other purposes.
H R 2448 To provide protection from personal intrusion.
H R 2449 To allow the recovery of attorneys' fees and costs by certain employers and labor organizations who are prevailing parties in proceedings brought against them by the National Labor Relations Board.
H R 2450 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify the amount of the charitable deduction allowable for contributions of food inventory, and for other purposes.
H R 2451 To protect children and other vulnerable subpopulations from exposure to certain environmental pollutants, and for other purposes.
H R 2452 To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to make grants to counties to carry out programs to provide to parents in families participating in State programs funded under part A of title IV of the Social Security Act, training relating to early childhood development and education to prepare such parents for employment as caregivers by providers of high quality child care services.
H R 2453 To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the African-American Civil War veterans.
H R 2454 To amend the Electronic Fund Transfer Act to prohibit any financial institution which accepts the direct deposit of Social Security benefits into the account of an accountholder from imposing any fee on the withdrawal of any amount from such account by such accountholder by electronic fund transfer, and for other purposes.
H R 2455 To reform the safety practices of the railroad industry, to prevent railroad fatalities, injuries, and hazardous materials releases, and for other purposes.
H R 2456 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that married couples may file a combined return under which each spouse is taxed using the rates applicable to unmarried individuals.
H R 2457 To amend the Electronic Fund Transfer Act to prohibit any financial institution which accepts the direct deposit of veterans benefits paid by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs into the account of an accountholder from imposing any fee on the withdrawal of any amount from such account by such accountholder by electronic fund transfer, and for other purposes.
H R 2458 To provide new authority to the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of the Interior to safeguard communities, lives, and property from catastrophic wildfire by eliminating hazardous fuels buildup, and to undertake other forest management projects to protect noncommodity resources, on Federal lands where wildlands abut, or are located in close proximity to, urban areas.
H R 2459 To restrict the use of funds for new deployments of antipersonnel landmines, and for other purposes.
H R 2460 To amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to scanning receivers and similar devices.
H R 2461 To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue coins in commemoration of the centennial anniversary of the first manned flight of Orville and Wilbur Wright in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, on December 17, 1903.
H R 2462 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow the taxable income of each spouse of a married couple to be taxed using either the rates applicable to single filers or the rates applicable to joint returns.
H R 2463 To amend part A of title IV of the Social Security Act to prevent States from requiring employees of work experience and community service programs to work in exchange for child support collected on their behalf.
H R 2464 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to exempt internationally adopted children under age 10 from the immunization requirement.
H R 2465 To make medical savings accounts available in connection with certain health plans under chapter 89 of title 5, United States Code, and for other purposes.
H R 2466 To amend the Social Security Act with respect to limiting the use of automatic stays and discharge in bankruptcy proceedings for provider liability for health care fraud.
H R 2467 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to relieve a spouse or former spouse of liability for income tax for a taxable year if the divorce decree allocates such liability to the other spouse.
H R 2468 To provide that Federal contracts and certain Federal subsidies shall be provided only to businesses which have qualified profit-sharing plans.
H R 2469 To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and other statutes to provide for improvements in the regulation of food ingredients, nutrient content claims, and health claims, and for other purposes.
H R 2470 To authorize the Secretary of Transportation to issue a certificate of documentation with appropriate endorsement for employment in the coastwise trade for the vessel WINDWISP.
H R 2471 To authorize the Secretary of Transportation to issue a certificate of documentation with appropriate endorsement for employment in the coastwise trade for the vessel M/V BAHAMA PRIDE.
H R 2472 To extend certain programs under the Energy Policy and Conservation Act.
H R 2473 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to exempt orphan children from the immigration vaccination requirement.
H R 2474 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce the rate of the excise tax on diesel fuel used in trains by 1.25 cents per gallon, and for other purposes.
H R 2475 To amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to prohibit imports of articles produced or manufactured with bonded child labor, and for other purposes.
H R 2476 To amend title 49, United States Code, to require the National Transportation Safety Board and individual foreign air carriers to address the needs of families of passengers involved in aircraft accidents involving foreign air carriers.
H R 2477 To enforce the guarantees of the first, fourteenth, and fifteenth amendments to the Constitution of the United States by prohibiting certain devices used to deny the right to participate in certain elections.
H R 2478 To require that candidates who receive campaign financing from the Presidential Election Campaign Fund agree not to participate in multicandidate forums that exclude candidates who have broad-based public support.
H R 2479 To authorize a study by the National Academy of Sciences on the migration of plutonium underground at the Nevada Test Site.
H R 2480 To provide for the approval of a petition pending at the Food and Drug Administration to allow the use of low-dose irradiation to pasteurize red meat, and for other purposes.
H R 2481 To amend the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to clarify that records of arrival or departure are not required to be collected for purposes of the automated entry-exit control system developed under section 110 of such Act for Canadians who are not otherwise required to possess a visa, passport, or border crossing identification card.
H R 2482 To require that the Secretary of Agriculture include an estimate of the cost to produce milk whenever the Secretary announces the basic formula price for milk to be used under Federal milk marketing orders.
H R 2483 To terminate the taxes imposed by the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 other than Social Security and railroad retirement-related taxes.
H R 2484 To amend part C of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to speed up by 1 year the application of risk adjustment factors under the Medicare+Choice Program.
H R 2485 To amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (42 U.S.C. 9601 et seq.) to provide liability relief for small parties, innocent landowners, and prospective purchasers.
H R 2486 To authorize the Secretary of Transportation to issue a certificate of documentation with appropriate endorsement for employment in the coastwise trade for the vessel SOUTHLAND.
H R 2487 To improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the child support enforcement program and thereby increase the financial stability of single parent families including those attempting to leave welfare.
H R 2488 To amend the National Child Protection Act of 1993 to facilitate the fingerprint checks authorized by that Act, and for other purposes.
H R 2489 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that the incentives for alcohol used as a fuel shall be extended as part of any extension of fuel tax rates.
H R 2490 To terminate the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.
H R 2491 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make permanent the religious worker visa program.
H R 2492 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude certain severance payments from gross income and to allow a refundable credit for job training expenses of older long-time employees who are laid off.
H R 2493 To establish a mechanism by which the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of the Interior can provide for uniform management of livestock grazing on Federal lands.
H R 2494 To authorize and request the President to award the Medal of Honor to James L. Cadigan, of Hingham, Massachusetts.
H R 2495 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to increase postsecondary education opportunities for Hispanic students and other student populations underrepresented in postsecondary education.
H R 2496 To create a tax cut reserve fund to protect revenues generated by economic growth.
H R 2497 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to clarify the right of Medicare beneficiaries to enter into private contracts with physicians and other health care professionals for the provision of health services for which no payment is sought under the Medicare Program.
H R 2498 To amend the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to extend to certain fine jewelry certain trade benefits of insular possessions of the United States.
H R 2499 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow nonitemizers a deduction for a portion of their charitable contributions.
H R 2500 To amend title 11 of the United States Code.
H R 2501 To provide for the conveyance of all right, title, and interest of the United States in a small parcel of real property included in the Cherokee National Forest in the State of Tennessee so as to provide clear title to the church occupying and using the property.
H R 2502 To amend the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 to allow national park units that cannot charge an entrance or admission fee to retain other fees and charges.
H R 2503 To establish felony violations for the failure to pay legal child support obligations, and for other purposes.
H R 2504 To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to furnish headstones or markers for the marked graves of certain individuals.
H R 2505 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to authorize the Attorney General to permit certain United States citizens traveling by small pleasure craft to enter the United States from Canada without obtaining a landing permit or applying for admission at a port of entry and to authorize the Attorney General to eliminate the fee associated with the issuance of an I-68 landing permit.
H R 2506 To direct the Secretary of the Interior to convey the Collbran Reclamation Project to the Ute Water Conservancy District and the Collbran Conservancy District.
H R 2507 To amend the Bank Protection Act of 1968 and the Federal Credit Union Act to require enhanced security measures at depository institutions and automated teller machines sufficient to provide surveillance pictures which can be used effectively as evidence in criminal prosecutions, to amend title 28, United States Code, to require the Federal Bureau of Investigation to make technical recommendations with regard to such security measures, and for other purposes.
H R 2508 To provide for the conveyance of Federal land in San Joaquin County, California, to the City of Tracy, California.
H R 2509 To amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to eliminate disincentives to fair trade conditions.
H R 2510 To prevent Members of Congress from receiving any automatic pay adjustment which might otherwise take effect in 1998.
H R 2511 To prohibit the Student Loan Marketing Association from conditioning the waiver of redemption premiums, otherwise chargeable in connection with the refinancing of securities acquired by the Association while it was a government-sponsored enterprise, on the use of its own investment banking subsidiary.
H R 2512 To authorize the Secretary of Transportation to issue a certificate of documentation with appropriate endorsement for employment in the coastwise trade and fisheries for the vessel OLD JOE.
H R 2513 An Act to provide tax-free treatment of reward monies devoted to the victims of "Unabomber" Theodore Kaczynski.
H R 2514 To authorize the President to award a congressional gold medal to the family of the late Raul Julia, and for other purposes.
H R 2515 To address the declining health of forests on Federal lands in the United States through a program of recovery and protection consistent with the requirements of existing public land management and environmental laws, to establish a program to inventory, monitor, and analyze public and private forests and their resources, and for other purposes.
H R 2516 To extend the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 through March 31, 1998.
H R 2517 To eliminate automatic pay adjustments for Members of Congress.
H R 2518 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to increase student options for the consolidation of their student loan obligations, and for other purposes.
H R 2519 To increase the legal age of smoking from 18 to 21.
H R 2520 To suspend the duty on halofenozide until January 1, 2001.
H R 2521 To suspend the duty on modified secondary and modified secondary-tertiary amine phenol/formaldehyde copolymers until January 1, 2001.
H R 2522 To amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex in programs receiving Federal financial assistance.
H R 2523 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand the types of equipment which may be acquired with tax-exempt financing by volunteer fire departments and to provide a comparable treatment for emergency medical service organizations.
H R 2524 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow the nonrefundable personal credits, the standard deduction, and the deduction for personal exemptions in determining alternative minimum tax liability.
H R 2525 To protect women's reproductive health and constitutional right to choice, and for other purposes.
H R 2526 To amend title 5, United States Code, to make the percentage limitations on individual contributions to the Thrift Savings Plan more consistent with the dollar amount limitation on elective deferrals, and for other purposes.
H R 2527 To repeal the provision in the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997 relating to the termination of certain exceptions from rules relating to exempt organizations which provide commercial-type insurance.
H R 2528 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to require certain disclosure and reports relating to polling by telephone or electronic device.
H R 2529 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to require certain disclosure and reports relating to polling by telephone or electronic device, and for other purposes.
H R 2530 To prohibit the Student Loan Marketing Association from conditioning the waiver of redemption premiums, otherwise chargeable in connection with the refinancing of securities acquired by the Association while it was a government-sponsored enterprise, on the use of its own investment banking subsidiary.
H R 2531 To provide for increased international broadcasting activities to China.
H R 2532 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, the Public Health Service Act, and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to expand access to health insurance coverage without pre-existing condition exclusions in the group and individual health insurance markets.
H R 2533 To amend the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 and the Immigration and Nationality Act to clarify eligibility for relief from removal and deportation for certain aliens.
H R 2534 To reform, extend, and repeal certain agricultural research, extension, and education programs, and for other purposes.
H R 2535 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to allow the consolidation of student loans under the Federal Family Loan Program and the Direct Loan Program.
H R 2536 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 with respect to improving the administration of the student financial assistance programs under title IV of that Act.
H R 2537 To amend title 10, United States Code, to revise the rules relating to the court-ordered apportionment of the retired pay of members of the Armed Forces to former spouses, and for other purposes.
H R 2538 To establish a Presidential commission to determine the validity of certain land claims arising out of the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo of 1848 involving the descendants of persons who were Mexican citizens at the time of the Treaty.
H R 2539 To prohibit the use of United States funds to provide for the participation of certain Chinese officials in international conferences, exchanges, programs, and activities, and for other purposes.
H R 2540 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to facilitate the immigration to the United States of certain aliens born in the Philippines or Japan who were fathered by United States citizens.
H R 2541 To amend title 5, United States Code, to extend the authority under which comparability allowances may be paid to Government physicians, and for other purposes.
H R 2542 To prevent Members of Congress from receiving any automatic pay adjustment which might otherwise take effect in 1998.
H R 2543 To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to require hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies, hospice programs, clinical laboratories, and ambulance services to fund annual financial and compliance audits as a condition of participation under the Medicare and Medicaid programs.
H R 2544 To improve the ability of Federal agencies to license federally owned inventions.
H R 2545 To amend title 39, United States Code, to allow postal patrons to contribute to funding for prostate cancer research through the voluntary purchase of certain specially issued United States postage stamps.
H R 2546 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to make college more affordable and accessible.
H R 2547 To develop and maintain a coordinated, comprehensive, and long-range national policy with respect to ocean and coastal activities that will assist the Nation in meeting specified objectives, and for other purposes.
H R 2548 To curtail illegal immigration through increased enforcement of the employer sanctions provisions in the Immigration and Nationality Act and related laws.
H R 2549 To amend title II of the Social Security Act to restrict the application of the windfall elimination provision to individuals whose combined monthly income from benefits under such title and other monthly periodic payments exceeds $2,000 and to provide for a graduated implementation of such provision on amounts above such $2,000 amount.
H R 2550 To adjust the rules for deducting military separation pay amounts from veterans' disability compensation.
H R 2551 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to authorize the Attorney General to eliminate the fee associated with the issuance of an I-68 landing permit.
H R 2552 To amend the requirements in the Federal Credit Union Act relating to audit requirements and supervisory committee oversight of insured credit unions, and for other purposes.
H R 2553 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make the dependent care credit refundable, and for other purposes.
H R 2554 To prohibit discrimination on the basis of certain factors with respect to any aspect of a surety bond transaction.
H R 2555 To prohibit the Department of the Interior from expending any funds for a mid-Atlantic coast offshore oil and gas lease sale.
H R 2556 To reauthorize the North American Wetlands Conservation Act and the Partnerships for Wildlife Act.
H R 2557 To provide for the removal of abandoned vessels.
H R 2558 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for payment for hospital outpatient department services equal to payment rates established for similar services provided outside the hospital setting.
H R 2559 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to limit the ability of hospitals to treat noncontiguous facilities as hospital outpatient departments.
H R 2560 To award congressional gold medals to Jean Brown Trickey, Carlotta Walls LaNier, Melba Patillo Beals, Terrence Roberts, Gloria Ray Karlmark, Thelma Mothershed Wair, Ernest Green, Elizabeth Eckford, and Jefferson Thomas, commonly referred to collectively as the "Little Rock Nine" on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the integration of Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas.
H R 2561 To provide low-income children educational opportunities.
H R 2562 To promote accuracy in the determination of amounts of private pension plan benefits and contributions.
H R 2563 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to restrict the authority to examine books and witnesses for purposes of tax administration.
H R 2564 To designate the United States Post Office located at 450 North Centre Street in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, as the "Peter J. McCloskey Postal Facility".
H R 2565 To require the establishment of a research and grant program for the eradication or control of Pfiesteria piscicida and other aquatic toxins.
H R 2566 To amend title 5, United States Code, to expand the class of individuals under the Civil Service Retirement System eligible to elect the option under which the deposit which is normally required in connection with a refund previously taken may instead be made up through an actuarially equivalent annuity reduction.
H R 2567 To ensure the equitable treatment of graduates of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences of the Class of 1987.
H R 2568 To amend the Energy Policy Act of 1992 to take into account newly developed renewable energy-based fuels and to equalize alternative fuel vehicle acquisition incentives to increase the flexibility of controlled fleet owners and operators, and for other purposes.
H R 2569 For the relief of Maria Dos Anjos Pires Soares.
H R 2570 To condemn those officials of the Chinese Communist Party, the Government of the People's Republic of China, and other persons who are involved in the enforcement of forced abortions by preventing such persons from entering or remaining in the United States.
H R 2571 To authorize major medical facility projects and major medical facility leases for the Department of Veterans Affairs for fiscal year 1998, and for other purposes.
H R 2572 To amend title 38, United States Code, to require that in the case of past-due benefits awarded an individual pursuant to a proceeding before the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, the payment of attorneys fees with respect to such award may not exceed 20 percent of the award.
H R 2573 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to require that a majority of the funds raised by a candidate for election to the Senate or the House of Representatives come from individuals residing in the State the candidate seeks to represent, to require labor organizations to provide their members with information on the use of member dues for political purposes, and for other purposes.
H R 2574 To consolidate certain mineral interests in the National Grasslands in Billings County, North Dakota, through the exchange of Federal and private mineral interests to enhance land management capabilities and environmental and wildlife protection, and for other purposes.
H R 2575 To suspend the duty on the 2,6-Dimethyl-m-Dioxan-4-ol Acetate until January 1, 2001.
H R 2576 To suspend the duty on B-Bromo-B-nitrostyrene until January 1, 2001.
H R 2577 To exempt certain individuals who were 65 years of age or older as of the date of the enactment of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993 from changes made by the Act in the Medicare secondary payer rules for individuals with end stage renal disease.
H R 2578 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to extend the visa waiver pilot program, and to provide for the collection of data with respect to the number of non-immigrants who remain in the United States after the expiration of the period of stay authorized by the Attorney General.
H R 2579 To amend the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to further improve the safety and health of working environments, and for other purposes.
H R 2580 To ensure that commercial activities of the People's Liberation Army of China or any Communist Chinese military company in the United States are monitored and are subject to the authorities under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act.
H R 2581 To protect the privacy of individuals with respect to the Social Security number.
H R 2582 To amend title 10 and title 14, United States Code, and the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, to increase the period of the service obligation for graduates of the military service academies, the Coast Guard Academy, and the United States Merchant Marine Academy.
H R 2583 To amend the Tariff Act of 1930 with respect to the marking of finished golf clubs and golf club components.
H R 2584 To provide a Federal response to fraud in connection with the provision of or receipt of payment for health care services, and for other purposes.
H R 2585 To provide that service of the members of the group known as the United States Cadet Nurse Corps during World War II constituted active military service for purposes of any law administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
H R 2586 To amend the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to extend and clarify the pay-as-you-go requirements regarding the Social Security trust funds.
H R 2587 To require the Secretary of the Treasury to cause to be conducted an independent audit of the Internal Revenue Service.
H R 2588 To establish the Office of Enforcement and Border Affairs within the Department of Justice.
H R 2589 To amend the provisions of title 17, United States Code, with respect to the duration of copyright, and for other purposes.
H R 2590 To require life and disability insurers to disclose an insurance applicant's medical test results to the applicant, unless the applicant specifically declines to receive the results, and otherwise to restrict the disclosure of such results by such insurers.
H R 2591 To provide redress for inadequate restitution of assets seized by the United States Government during World War II which belonged to victims of the Holocaust, and for other purposes.
H R 2592 To amend title 11 of the United States Code to provide private trustees the right to seek judicial review of United States trustee actions related to trustee expenses and trustee removal.
H R 2593 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to restore the deduction for two-earner married couples.
H R 2594 To restrict the access of youth to tobacco products, and for other purposes.
H R 2595 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to create a new nonimmigrant category for temporary agricultural workers admitted pursuant to a labor condition attestation.
H R 2596 To amend the Trade Act of 1974 to establish procedures for identifying countries that deny market access for agricultural products of the United States.
H R 2597 To rescind restrictions on welfare and public benefits for legal immigrants enacted by title IV of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996, and to reduce arms transfer subsidies.
H R 2598 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for improved taxpayer access to the Internal Revenue Service, increased equity for taxpayers, and for other purposes.
H R 2599 To amend the Consumer Credit Protection Act to make it unlawful to require a credit card as a condition for doing business.
H R 2600 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act and section 4626 of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 to prohibit the Secretary of Health and Human Services from providing any incentive payments to hospitals to reduce the number of residents in graduate medical education programs, and for other purposes.
H R 2601 To exempt prescribed burning on national forestlands from regulation under the Clean Air Act.
H R 2602 To halt sales of surplus military material until the Defense Logistics Agency reclassifies such material according to the level of demilitarization required to render the material safe for public use and to ensure that, in the future, surplus military material is correctly classified before disposal.
H R 2603 To amend title 28, United States Code, with respect to arbitration in United States district courts, and for other purposes.
H R 2604 To amend title 11, United States Code, to protect certain charitable contributions, and for other purposes.
H R 2605 To require the United States to oppose the making of concessional loans by international financial institutions to any entity in the People's Republic of China.
H R 2606 To amend the Public Health Service Act and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to establish certain requirements for managed care plans.
H R 2607 An Act making omnibus consolidated appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1998, and for other purposes.
H R 2608 To protect individuals from having money involuntarily collected and used for political activities by a corporation or labor organization.
H R 2609 To make a regulatory correction concerning methyl bromide to meet the obligations of the Montreal Protocol without placing the farmers of the United States at a competitive disadvantage versus foreign growers.
H R 2610 To amend the National Narcotics Leadership Act of 1988 to extend the authorization for the Office of National Drug Control Policy until September 30, 1999, to expand the responsibilities and powers of the Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, and for other purposes.
H R 2611 To amend title 11, United States Code, to declare that donations to a religious group or entity, made by a debtor from a sense of religious obligation, such as tithes, shall be considered to have been made in exchange for a reasonably equivalent value.
H R 2612 To authorize the enforcement by State and local governments of certain Federal Communications Commission regulations regarding use of citizens band radio equipment.
H R 2613 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit the issuance of tax-exempt bonds by certain organizations providing rescue and emergency medical services.
H R 2614 To improve the reading and literacy skills of children and families by improving in-service instructional practices for teachers who teach reading, to stimulate the development of more high-quality family literacy programs, to support extended learning-time opportunities for children, to ensure that children can read well and independently not later than third grade, and for other purposes.
H R 2615 To prohibit the Secretary of the Interior from permitting oil and gas leasing, exploration, or development activity off the coast of North Carolina unless the Governor of the State notifies the Secretary that the State does not object to the activity.
H R 2616 To amend titles VI and X of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to improve and expand charter schools.
H R 2617 For the relief of Rosalba Colunga de Medina, Claudia Janet Alexandru Medina, and Jose Armando Medina, Jr.
H R 2618 For the relief of Sergio Lozano, Fauricio Lozano, and Ana Lozano.
H R 2619 To authorize the Secretary of Transportation to issue a certificate of documentation with appropriate endorsement for employment in the coastwise trade for the vessel FJORDING.
H R 2620 To authorize the Secretary of Transportation to issue a certificate of documentation with appropriate endorsement for employment in the coastwise trade for the vessel PACIFIC MONARCH.
H R 2621 To extend trade authorities procedures with respect to reciprocal trade agreements, and for other purposes.
H R 2622 To make miscellaneous and technical changes to various trade laws.
H R 2623 To designate the United States Post Office located at 16250 Highway 603 in Kiln, Mississippi, as the "Ray J. Favre Post Office Building".
H R 2624 Disapproving the cancellations transmitted by the President on October 6, 1997, regarding Public Law 105-45.
H R 2625 To redesignate Washington National Airport as "Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport".
H R 2626 To make clarifications to the Pilot Records Improvement Act of 1996, and for other purposes.
H R 2627 To limit the authority of the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to ban metered-dose inhalers.
H R 2628 To authorize amounts required to be paid by the United States pursuant to a judgement or settlement in favor of an individual to be used to pay child support and alimony obligations of the individual.
H R 2629 To establish objectives for negotiating and procedures for implementing certain trade agreements.
H R 2630 To redesignate the Mullica River-Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve as the Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve at Mullica River-Great Bay.
H R 2631 Disapproving the cancellations transmitted by the President on October 6, 1997, regarding Public Law 105-45.
H R 2632 To amend title XI and title XVIII of the Social Security Act to combat health care fraud and abuse.
H R 2633 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for standard forms under the Medicare Program for certifications of medical necessity and certifications of terminal illness.
H R 2634 For the relief of Jessica Koch.
H R 2635 To provide a process for declassifying on an expedited basis certain documents relating to human rights abuses in Guatemala and Honduras.
H R 2636 To provide for the acceptance of an application for payments for fiscal year 1996 under the Impact Aid program from the Maconaquah School Corporation, Bunker Hill, Indiana, and to provide that data included in that application be used for purposes of determining payments for fiscal year 1997 under a related Department of Defense assistance program.
H R 2637 To provide for the minting and circulation of $1 coins, and for other purposes.
H R 2638 To permit lawfully admitted permanent resident aliens who are not less than 80 years of age and who reside in the United States continuously for not less than 50 years to receive food stamp benefits if such individuals are otherwise eligible under the Food Stamp Act of 1977 to receive such benefits.
H R 2639 To amend the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 to provide for prostate cancer screening benefits as of January 1, 1998.
H R 2640 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to combat fraud and abuse under the Medicare Program with respect to partial hospitalization services.
H R 2641 To direct the Commandant of the Coast Guard to convey certain property in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan, to the local American Legion Post.
H R 2642 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify the standards for determining whether an employer-employee relationship exists.
H R 2643 To authorize the Secretary of Transportation to issue a certificate of documentation with appropriate endorsement for employment in the coastwise trade for the vessel M/V SAND ISLAND.
H R 2644 To provide to beneficiary countries under the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act benefits equivalent to those provided under the North American Free Trade Agreement.
H R 2645 To make technical corrections related to the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997 and certain other tax legislation.
H R 2646 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow tax-free expenditures from education individual retirement accounts for elementary and secondary school expenses, to increase the maximum annual amount of contributions to such accounts, and for other purposes.
H R 2647 To ensure that commercial activities of the People's Liberation Army of China or any Communist Chinese military company in the United States are monitored and are subject to the authorities under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act.
H R 2648 To amend title 18, United States Code, to make illegal all private possession of child pornography.
H R 2649 To repeal the Line Item Veto Act and to amend the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act to provide for the expedited consideration of certain proposed rescissions of budget authority.
H R 2650 To repeal the Line Item Veto Act of 1996.
H R 2651 To establish an Emergency Commission To End the Trade Deficit.
H R 2652 To amend title 17, United States Code, to prevent the misappropriation of collections of information.
H R 2653 To direct the Director of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service to conduct a study of the feasibility of establishing a national recreational fishing license.
H R 2654 To amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to permit States and political subdivisions to control the disposal of out-of-State municipal solid waste within their boundaries.
H R 2655 To repeal certain Federal education programs.
H R 2656 To prohibit Federal funding for the election of officers and trustees of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.
H R 2657 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prohibit the summons and examination of source codes for third-party computer programs and the disclosure of executable computer software obtained by the Internal Revenue Service.
H R 2658 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prohibit the Internal Revenue Service from using the threat of audit to compel agreement with the Tip Reporting Alternative Commitment or the Tip Rate Determination Agreement.
H R 2659 To prohibit non-emergency take-off and landing at the Fulton County Airport, Brown Field, located in Atlanta, Georgia, when the airport's tower is closed.
H R 2660 To affirm the religious freedom of taxpayers who are conscientiously opposed to participation in war, to provide that the income, estate, or gift tax payments of such taxpayers be used for nonmilitary purposes, to create the Religious Freedom Peace Tax Fund to receive such tax payments, to improve revenue collection, and for other purposes.
H R 2661 To establish peer review for the review of standards promulgated under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970.
H R 2662 To amend the Truth in Lending Act to prevent credit card issuers from advertising and offering one type of credit card and then issuing another type of credit card without the informed consent of the consumer, and for other purposes.
H R 2663 To provide technical corrections to the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996, to improve the delivery of housing assistance to Indian tribes in a manner that recognizes the right of tribal self-governance, and for other purposes.
H R 2664 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to permit the admission to the United States of nonimmigrant students and visitors who are the spouses and children of United States permanent resident aliens, and for other purposes.
H R 2665 To improve Indian reservation roads and related transportation services, and for other purposes.
H R 2666 To provide for adjustment of status of certain Nicaraguans.
H R 2667 To dismantle the Department of Commerce.
H R 2668 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to remove the sunset and numerical limitation on Medicare participation in Medicare+Choice medical savings account (MSA) plans.
H R 2669 To amend the Social Security Act to provide simplified and accurate information on the Social Security trust funds, and personal earnings and benefit estimates to eligible individuals.
H R 2670 To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to permit grants for the national estuary program to be used for the development and implementation of a comprehensive conservation and management plan, to reauthorize appropriations to carry out the program, and for other purposes.
H R 2671 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to assure payment for ultrasonic nebulizers as items of durable medical equipment under the Medicare Program.
H R 2672 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to prevent Federal student assistance need analysis from penalizing parents for investing in prepaid tuition programs.
H R 2673 To ensure the safety of children in regard to firearms.
H R 2674 To authorize issuance of a certificate of documentation with appropriate endorsement for employment in the coastwise trade for the vessel PRINCE NOVA.
H R 2675 An act to provide for the Office of Personnel Management to conduct a study and submit a report to Congress on the provision of certain options for universal life insurance coverage and additional death and dismemberment insurance under chapter 87 of title 5, United States Code, to improve the administration of such chapter, and for other purposes.
H R 2676 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to restructure and reform the Internal Revenue Service, and for other purposes.
H R 2677 To impose certain sanctions on countries that do not prohibit child labor.
H R 2678 To impose certain sanctions on countries that do not prohibit child labor.
H R 2679 To restore the traditional day of observance of Memorial Day.
H R 2680 To designate the Lake Tahoe Basin National Forest in the States of California and Nevada to be administered by the Secretary of Agriculture, and for other purposes.
H R 2681 To establish a program of pharmacy assistance fee for elderly persons who have no health insurance coverage.
H R 2682 To amend the Social Security Act to improve the information made available in social security account statements and to provide for annual distribution of such statements to beneficiaries.
H R 2683 To amend the auto theft provisions of title 49, United States Code, to add air bag modules to the list of major auto parts protected under such provisions.
H R 2684 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the elimination of certain foreign base company shipping income from foreign base company income.
H R 2685 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow an individual taxpayer to elect a flat alternative individual return tax as an alternative to the current Internal Revenue Code.
H R 2686 To suspend temporarily the duty on beta hydroxyalkylamide.
H R 2687 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for payment for drugs furnished incident to hospital outpatient department services under the prospective payment system for hospital outpatient department services.
H R 2688 To establish an Office of Economic Development Information in the Economic Development Administration.
H R 2689 To correct an oversight in earlier legislation by directing the National Park Service to grant to three individuals a right of use and occupancy of certain property on Santa Cruz Island.
H R 2690 To authorize the Secretary of Transportation to issue a certificate of documentation with appropriate endorsement for employment in the coastwise trade for the vessel DULARGE.
H R 2691 To reauthorize and improve the operations of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
H R 2692 To combine the Consolidated Farm Service Agency and the Natural Resources Conservation Service of the Department of Agriculture as a single agency under an Under Secretary of Agriculture for Foreign Agriculture and Agricultural Field Services and to ensure the equitable treatment of socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers and employees of the Department who are members of a socially disadvantaged group.
H R 2693 To amend the Public Health Service Act and Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to require that group and individual health insurance coverage and group health plans provide coverage for qualified individuals for bone mass measurement (bone density testing) to prevent fractures associated with osteoporosis and to help women make informed choices about their reproductive and post-menopausal health care.
H R 2694 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to authorize the Attorney General to continue to treat certain petitions approved under section 204 of such Act as valid notwithstanding the death of the beneficiary.
H R 2695 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to encourage new school construction through the creation of a new class of bond.
H R 2696 To amend title 17, United States Code, to provide for protection of certain original designs.
H R 2697 To amend the Public Health Service Act to expand and intensify programs of the National Institutes of Health with respect to research and related activities concerning osteoporosis and related bone diseases.
H R 2698 To improve teacher preparation at institutions of higher education.
H R 2699 To amend title 5, United States Code, to ensure that coverage of bone mass measurements is provided under the health benefits program for Federal employees.
H R 2700 To direct the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain lands to the District of Columbia for use for single-family homes for low and moderate income individuals and families.
H R 2701 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to carve out from payments to Medicare+Choice organizations amounts attributable to disproportionate share hospital payments and pay such amounts directly to those disproportionate share hospitals in which their enrollees receive care.
H R 2702 To authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to ban the importation of firearms that have been cosmetically altered to avoid the ban on semiautomatic assault weapons.
H R 2703 To amend part C of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to continue after 2001 continuous open enrollment of individuals in Medicare+Choice plans.
H R 2704 To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for an increase in the amount of funding for the information clearinghouse on osteoporosis, Paget's disease, and related bone disorders.
H R 2705 For the relief of Edwardo Reyes and Dianelita Reyes.
H R 2706 To authorize the Secretary of Transportation to issue a certificate of documentation with appropriate endorsement for employment in the coastwise trade for the vessel FLAME.
H R 2707 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit tax-free reorganizations of specialized small business investment companies into partnerships and regulated investment companies, to expand the exclusion for gain from small business stock for such stock held by such companies, and for other purposes.
H R 2708 To provide a framework for consideration by the legislative and executive branches of unilateral economic sanctions.
H R 2709 To impose certain sanctions on foreign persons who transfer items contributing to Iran's efforts to acquire, develop, or produce ballistic missiles.
H R 2710 To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide that an employee's "regular rate" for purposes of calculating overtime compensation will not be affected by certain additional payments.
H R 2711 To promote full equality at the United Nations for Israel.
H R 2712 To require executive branch agencies annually to review the costs of service contracts and to report to Congress on such review.
H R 2713 To establish a grant program to improve the quality and expand the availability of child care services, and of family support services, for families with children less than 3 years of age.
H R 2714 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to disregard certain amounts of capital expenditures in applying $10,000,000 limit on such issues.
H R 2715 To prohibit the conveyance of real property at Long Beach Naval Station, California, to China Ocean Shipping Company.
H R 2716 To revise, codify, and enact without substantive change certain general and permanent laws, related to aliens and nationality, as title 8, United States Code, "Aliens and Nationality".
H R 2717 To authorize the President to award a gold medal on behalf of the Congress honoring Wilma G. Rudolph in recognition of her enduring contributions to humanity and women's athletics in the United States and the world.
H R 2718 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce the rates of income tax paid by individual taxpayers, to eliminate the marriage penalty in the standard deduction, and to change the filing date for individual tax returns to November 1.
H R 2719 To establish a program to provide child care through public-private partnerships.
H R 2720 To repeal the Davis-Bacon Act and the Copeland Act.
H R 2721 To restore the Second Amendment rights of all Americans.
H R 2722 To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide for reciprocity in regard to the manner in which nonresidents of a State may carry certain concealed firearms in the State.
H R 2723 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the 1993 increase in taxes on Social Security benefits.
H R 2724 To amend title VI of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to give parents with low-incomes the opportunity to choose the appropriate school for their children.
H R 2725 To amend part C of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the authority to offer private fee-for-service plans under the Medicare+Choice Program.
H R 2726 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to contract with certain hospitals for the provision of certain surgical procedures and related services under the Medicare Program.
H R 2727 To amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 to reauthorize and reform the Superfund program, and for other purposes.
H R 2728 To extend the provisions of the Chinese Student Protection Act of 1992 to certain aliens who entered the United States without inspection.
H R 2729 For the private relief of Ruth Hairston by waiver of a filing deadline for appeal from a ruling relating to her application for a survivor annuity.
H R 2730 To designate the Federal building located at 309 North Church Street in Dyersburg, Tennessee, as the "Jere Cooper Federal Building".
H R 2731 For the relief of Roy Desmond Moser.
H R 2732 For the relief of John Andre Chalot.
H R 2733 To amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 to clarify liability under that Act for certain recycling transactions.
H R 2734 To clarify the standard required for the importation of sporting arms into the United States, and for other purposes.
H R 2735 To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act to exempt actions undertaken to administer a marketing order issued under such Act from the antitrust laws.
H R 2736 To amend the Omnibus Taxpayer Bill of Rights to clarify that quotas and goals shall not be used as a basis for evaluating Internal Revenue Services employees.
H R 2737 To redesignate the Federal facilities located at 2413 East Highway 83, and 2301 South International Boulevard, in Weslaco, Texas, as the "Kika de la Garza Subtropical Agricultural Research Center".
H R 2738 To amend the Agricultural Fair Practices Act of 1967 to provide for the accreditation of associations of agricultural producers, to promote good faith bargaining between such accredited associations and the handlers of agricultural products, and to strengthen the enforcement authorities to respond to violations of the Act.
H R 2739 To amend title 28, United States Code, to create a Judicial Conduct Board and a Court of Judicial Discipline to investigate and make determinations with respect to complaints regarding judicial discipline.
H R 2740 To limit attorneys' fees in the tobacco settlement.
H R 2741 To provide a conditional exemption under section 404 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, relating to discharges of dredged or fill material, for maintenance of certain flood control projects.
H R 2742 To provide for the transfer of public lands to certain California Indian Tribes.
H R 2743 To reduce the fractionated ownership of Indian lands, and for other purposes.
H R 2744 For the relief of Chong Ho Kwak.
H R 2745 For the relief of Sylvester Flis.
H R 2746 To amend title VI of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to give parents with low-incomes the opportunity to choose the appropriate school for their children.
H R 2747 To provide for limited circumstances under which compliance with a subpoena issued in connection with certain civil actions in a court of the United States shall not be required.
H R 2748 To amend title 49, United States Code, to provide assistance and slots with respect to air carrier service between high density airports and airports not receiving sufficient air service, to improve jet aircraft service to underserved markets, and for other purposes.
H R 2749 To establish doctoral fellowships designed to increase the pool of scientists and engineers trained specifically to address the global energy and environmental challenges of the 21st century.
H R 2750 To amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980.
H R 2751 To amend the Public Buildings Act of 1959 to improve the management and operations of the General Services Administration.
H R 2752 To present a gold medal to Len "Roy Rogers" Slye and Octavia "Dale Evans" Smith.
H R 2753 To amend the charter of Southeastern University of the District of Columbia.
H R 2754 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act and title 38, United States Code, to require hospitals to use only hollow-bore needle devices that minimize the risk of needlestick injury to health care workers.
H R 2755 To provide financial assistance for higher education to the dependents of Federal, State, and local public safety officers who are killed or permanently and totally disabled as the result of a traumatic injury sustained in the line of duty.
H R 2756 To authorize an exchange of property between the Kake Tribal Corporation and the Sealaska Corporation and the United States.
H R 2757 To impose a moratorium on increases in the rates charged for cable television service, to require the Federal Communications Commission to conduct an inquiry into the causes of such increases and the impediments to competition, and for other purposes.
H R 2758 To amend title 18, United States Code, to minimize the unfair competition for Federal contracting opportunities between Federal Prison Industries and private firms (especially small business concerns), to provide to Federal agencies in their dealings with Federal Prison Industries the contract administration tools generally available to assure quality performance by their other suppliers, and for other purposes.
H R 2759 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act with respect to the requirements for the admission of nonimmigrant nurses who will practice in health professional shortage areas.
H R 2760 To amend the Sikes Act to establish a mechanism by which outdoor recreation programs on military installations will be accessible to disabled veterans, military dependents with disabilities, and other persons with disabilities.
H R 2761 To provide benefits to domestic partners of Federal employees.
H R 2762 To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to improve the protection of the Nation's wetlands and watersheds, and for other purposes.
H R 2763 To provide that an annual pay adjustment for Members of Congress may not exceed the cost-of-living adjustment in benefits under title II of the Social Security Act for that year.
H R 2764 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the excise tax rate on tobacco products and deposit the resulting revenues into a Public Health and Education Resource Trust Fund, and for other purposes.
H R 2765 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to specify certain circumstances that give rise to affiliation or control of a nonprofit organization by a for-profit organization for purposes of denying eligibility for the low-income housing tax credit.
H R 2766 To designate the United States Post Office located at 215 East Jackson Street in Painesville, Ohio, as the "Karl Bernal Post Office Building".
H R 2767 To provide additional compensation for members of the Metropolitan Police Department and Fire Department of the District of Columbia, the United States Secret Service Uniformed Division, and the United States Park Police who carry out certain technical or hazardous duties, and for other purposes.
H R 2768 To provide for the retirement of all Americans.
H R 2769 To ensure that background checks are conducted before the transfer of a handgun by a firearms dealer.
H R 2770 To amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to provide for a deferral of the duty on large yachts imported for sale at boat shows in the United States.
H R 2771 To amend the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States relating to the definition of raw value for purposes of raw sugar import tariff rate quota.
H R 2772 To establish an Office of National Security within the Securities and Exchange Commission, provide for the monitoring of the extent of foreign involvement in United States securities markets, financial institutions, and pension funds, and for other purposes.
H R 2773 To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3750 North Kedzie Avenue in Chicago, Illinois, as the "Daniel J. Doffyn Post Office Building".
H R 2774 To prohibit the transfer of a handgun by a licensed dealer unless the transferee states that the transferee is not the subject of a restraining order with respect to an intimate partner or child of the transferee.
H R 2775 To designate the Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in Aspinwall, Pennsylvania, as the "H. John Heinz III Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center".
H R 2776 To amend the Act entitled "An Act to provide for the establishment of the Morristown National Historical Park in the State of New Jersey, and for other purposes" to authorize the acquisition of property known as the Warren property.
H R 2777 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to limit the amount of non-Federal money that may be contributed to national political parties, to treat certain communications as independent expenditures subject to regulation under the Act, to restrict the solicitation and transfer of funds by candidates and parties to certain nonprofit organizations, and to require certain candidates to make monthly reports under the Act and to post such reports on the Internet.
H R 2778 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the child care credit and provide that the credit will be refundable.
H R 2779 To provide grants to establish and operate supervised visitation centers for the purposes of facilitating supervised visitation of children and visitation exchange.
H R 2780 To provide for an annual statement of accrued liability of the Old-Age and Survivors Insurance Program.
H R 2781 To amend the Social Security Act to require the Commissioner of Social Security to submit specific legislative recommendations to ensure the solvency of the Social Security trust funds.
H R 2782 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and the Social Security Act to provide for personal investment plans funded by employee social security payroll deductions, to extend the solvency of the old-age, survivors, and disability insurance program, and for other purposes.
H R 2783 To provide that a Member of, or Member-elect to, the House of Representatives shall not receive any annual pay increase except upon an appropriate written election.
H R 2784 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to limit the ability of physicians to demand more money through private contracts during periods in which the patient is in an exposed condition.
H R 2785 For the relief of Clarence P. Stewart.
H R 2786 To authorize additional appropriations for the Department of Defense for ballistic missile defenses and other measures to counter the emerging threat posed to the United States and its allies in the Middle East and Persian Gulf region by the development and deployment of ballistic missiles by Iran.
H R 2787 To designate the United States courthouse located in New Haven, Connecticut, as the "Richard C. Lee United States Courthouse".
H R 2788 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to promote the grant of incentive stock options to nonhighly compensated employees.
H R 2789 To save taxpayers money, reduce the deficit, cut corporate welfare, and protect and restore America's natural heritage by eliminating the fiscally wasteful and ecologically destructive commercial logging program on Federal public lands and to facilitate the economic recovery and diversification of communities dependent on the Federal logging program.
H R 2790 To prohibit the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration from closing certain flight service stations.
H R 2791 To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to prohibit Internet service providers from providing accounts to sexually violent predators.
H R 2792 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the treatment of expenses incurred in asserting any claim of employment discrimination and for damages and back pay received on account of employment discrimination.
H R 2793 To authorize the Secretary of Transportation to issue a certificate of documentation with appropriate endorsement for employment in the coastwise trade and fisheries for the vessel FIERCE CONTENDER.
H R 2794 To authorize the Secretary of Transportation to issue a certificate of documentation with appropriate endorsement for employment in the coastwise trade for the vessel TAURUS.
H R 2795 To extend certain contracts between the Bureau of Reclamation and irrigation water contractors in Wyoming and Nebraska that receive water from Glendo Reservoir.
H R 2796 To authorize the reimbursement of members of the Army deployed to Europe in support of operations in Bosnia for certain out-of-pocket expenses incurred by the members during the period beginning on October 1, 1996, and ending on May 31, 1997.
H R 2797 To require air carriers to charge a reduced fare for air transportation to and from certain clinical health trials.
H R 2798 To redesignate the building of the United States Postal Service located at 2419 West Monroe Street, in Chicago, Illinois, as the "Nancy B. Jefferson Post Office Building".
H R 2799 To redesignate the building of the United States Postal Service located at 324 South Laramie Street, in Chicago, Illinois, as the "Reverend Milton R. Brunson Post Office Building".
H R 2800 To provide for a study of the establishment of Midway Atoll as a national memorial to the Battle of Midway, and for other purposes.
H R 2801 To consolidate in a single independent agency in the executive branch the responsibilities regarding food safety, labeling, and inspection currently divided among several Federal agencies.
H R 2802 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to restore the exclusion from gross income for damage awards for emotional distress.
H R 2803 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce the noncorporate capital gains tax rate.
H R 2804 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a tax credit to primary health providers who establish practices in health professional shortage areas.
H R 2805 To prohibit a State official from releasing the results of a Presidential election in the State prior to the closing of the polls for such election in all States within the continental United States.
H R 2806 To amend title 49, United States Code, to provide that motor carriers safety permits for the transportation of hazardous material be subject to annual renewal.
H R 2807 An act to clarify restrictions under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act on baiting and to facilitate acquisitions of migratory bird habitat, and for other purposes.
H R 2808 To designate a commercial zone within which the transportation of certain passengers or property in commerce is exempt from certain provisions of chapter 135 of title 49, United States Code.
H R 2809 To provide for the declassification of the journal kept by Glenn T. Seaborg while serving as Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission.
H R 2810 To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study to determine the best uses for the property on which the Lorton Correctional Complex is located to obtain the maximum economic benefit from the closure of the Complex under the National Capital Revitalization and Self-Government Improvement Act of 1997.
H R 2811 To amend the Trade Act of 1974 and the Tariff Act of 1930 to clarify the definitions of domestic industry and like articles in certain investigations involving perishable agricultural products, and for other purposes.
H R 2812 To provide for the recognition of certain Native communities under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, and for other purposes.
H R 2813 To waive time limitations specified by law in order to allow the Medal of Honor to be awarded to Robert R. Ingram of Jacksonville, Florida, for acts of valor while a Navy Hospital Corpsman in the Republic of Vietnam during the Vietnam conflict.
H R 2814 To require the adjustment of tariffs on products imported into the United States from the People's Republic of China based on the amount by which tariffs on products exported from the United States to the People's Republic of China exceed tariffs on products of the People's Republic of China imported into the United States.
H R 2815 To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide penalties for the use of interstate facilities to target children for sexually explicit messages or contacts.
H R 2816 For the relief of Frank Redendo.
H R 2817 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to more accurately codify the depreciable life of printed wiring board and printed wiring assembly equipment.
H R 2818 To repeal the pilot recreation fee program, and to establish a royalty on hardrock minerals, the proceeds of which are to be used for public recreational sites managed by the Department of the Interior or the United States Forest Service, and for other purposes.
H R 2819 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend the research credit and to modify the alternative incremental credit.
H R 2820 To exclude certain veterans disability benefits from consideration as adjusted income for purposes of determining the amount of rent paid by a family for a dwelling unit assisted under the United States Housing Act of 1937.
H R 2821 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to waive the income inclusion on a distribution from an individual retirement account to the extent that the distribution is contributed for charitable purposes.
H R 2822 To reaffirm and clarify the Federal relationship of the Swan Creek Black River Confederated Ojibwa Tribes as a distinct federally recognized Indian tribe, and for other purposes.
H R 2823 To direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to carry out a pilot program for restoration of urban watersheds and community environments in the Anacostia River watershed, District of Columbia and Maryland, and for other purposes.
H R 2824 To provide that annual pay adjustments for Members of Congress shall not be made in the year immediately following any fiscal year in which a budget deficit exists, and for other purposes.
H R 2825 To establish procedures to ensure a balanced Federal budget by fiscal year 2002 and to create a Social Security reform reserve fund to revenues generated by economic growth.
H R 2826 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a credit for the purchase of a principal residence within an empowerment zone or enterprise community by a first-time homebuyer.
H R 2827 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require that a taxpayer may request a receipt for an income tax payment which itemizes the portion of the payment which is allocable to various Government spending categories.
H R 2828 To direct the Capitol Police Board to establish a pay scale and benefit package for members and civilian employees of the United States Capitol Police equivalent to the pay scale and benefit package applicable to members of the United States Secret Service Uniformed Division.
H R 2829 To establish a matching grant program to help State and local jurisdictions purchase armor vests for use by law enforcement departments.
H R 2830 To direct the Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration to carry out a pilot program to assess the benefits of establishing local and regional hazardous material emergency response teams in certain areas.
H R 2831 For the relief Jesus M. Collado-Munoz.
H R 2832 Concerning United States policy with respect to Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
H R 2833 To amend the Anglo-Irish Agreement Support Act of 1986 to require compliance with principles of economic justice under that Act, and for other purposes.
H R 2834 To permit the city of Cleveland, Ohio, to convey certain lands that the United States conveyed to the city.
H R 2835 To amend the Act incorporating the American Legion so as to redefine eligibility for membership therein.
H R 2836 To designate the building of the United States Postal Service located at 180 East Kellogg Boulevard in Saint Paul, Minnesota, as the "Eugene J. McCarthy Post Office Building".
H R 2837 To reform the naturalization process, to clarify the procedures for investigating the criminal background of individuals submitting applications in connection with certain benefits under the Immigration and Nationality Act, and for other purposes.
H R 2838 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide additional protections for taxpayers, and for other purposes.
H R 2839 To improve the quality of child care provided through Federal facilities and programs, and for other purposes.
H R 2840 To provide Government-wide accounting of regulatory costs and benefits, and for other purposes.
H R 2841 To extend the time required for the construction of a hydroelectric project.
H R 2842 To amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 to allow leave for parent-teacher conferences.
H R 2843 To direct the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration to reevaluate the equipment in medical kits carried on, and to make a decision regarding requiring automatic external defilbrillators to be carried on, aircraft operated by air carriers, and for other purposes.
H R 2844 To amend provisions of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993 that relate to timber sales, to provide more equitable payments to States for the benefit of counties in which national forests are situated.
H R 2845 To amend the Uniform Time Act of 1966 to provide that daylight savings time end on the first Sunday after the first Monday in November each year.
H R 2846 To prohibit spending Federal education funds on national testing without explicit and specific legislation.
H R 2847 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax incentives for education.
H R 2848 To amend the National Labor Relations Act to require the arbitration of initial contract negotiation disputes, and for other purposes.
H R 2849 To provide for the establishment of demonstration projects designed to determine the social, civic, psychological, and economic effects of providing to individuals and families with limited means an opportunity to accumulate assets, and to determine the extent to which an asset-based policy may be used to enable individuals and families with limited means to achieve economic self-sufficiency.
H R 2850 To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to require better reporting of unidentified persons, and for other purposes.
H R 2851 To prohibit application of a payment limit to a drug or biological under part B of the Medicare Program based on a less costly alternative for courses of treatment begun before the change in payment.
H R 2852 To amend title V of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to improve and strengthen the recruitment and training of American teachers.
H R 2853 To authorize and direct the Secretary of the Interior to set aside all entrance fees, special use fees, and concession fees from the National Park System into a National Park Capital Improvement Fund at the Department of the Treasury, and to secure bonds for particular, high-priority capital improvements to the National Park System, and for other purposes.
H R 2854 To amend the Public Health Service Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require group health plans and group and individual health insurance coverage to provide post-delivery follow-up care for mothers and newborns discharged less than 48 hours following a vaginal delivery or less than 96 following a delivery by cesarean section.
H R 2855 To amend title 49, United States Code, to require the installation of the collision avoidance system known as TCAS-II on large cargo aircraft.
H R 2856 To direct the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration to issue regulations relating to recirculation of fresh air in commercial aircraft, and for other purposes.
H R 2857 To suspend the duty on 2,6-Dimethyl-m-Dioxan-4-ol Acetate until January 1, 2001.
H R 2858 To provide for an increase in pay and allowances for members of the uniformed services for fiscal year 1998, to improve certain authorities relating to the pay and allowance and the health care of such members, to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1998 for military construction, and for other purposes.
H R 2859 To prohibit commercial air tours over the Rocky Mountain National Park.
H R 2860 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to use 50 percent of any Federal budget surplus in the general fund for reductions in Social Security taxes and to provide that the remainder of the surplus shall be used to increase discretionary nondefense spending and to reduce the outstanding public debt.
H R 2861 To improve the program of block grants to States for temporary assistance for needy families.
H R 2862 To direct the Capitol Police Board to establish a pay scale and benefit package for members and civilian employees of the United States Capitol Police equivalent to the pay scale and benefit package applicable to members of the United States Secret Service Uniformed Division.
H R 2863 To amend the Migratory Bird Treaty Act to clarify restrictions under that Act on baiting, to facilitate acquisition of migratory bird habitat, and for other purposes.
H R 2864 To require the Secretary of Labor to establish a program under which employers may consult with State officials respecting compliance with occupational safety and health requirements.
H R 2865 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit any individual from making a contribution to a candidate for election for Federal office which is not accompanied by a written certification that the contribution consists solely of personal funds of the individual.
H R 2866 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to require candidates for election for the House of Representatives or the Senate to raise at least 50 percent of their contributions from individuals residing in the district or State involved, and for other purposes.
H R 2867 To amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to target assistance to support the economic and political independence of the countries of the South Caucasus and Central Asia.
H R 2868 To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to allow consumers greater access to information regarding the health benefits of foods and dietary supplements.
H R 2869 To amend the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to exempt safety and health assessments, audits, and reviews conducted by or for an employer from enforcement action under such Act.
H R 2870 To amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to facilitate protection of tropical forests through debt reduction with developing countries with tropical forests.
H R 2871 To amend the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to provide for the establishment of advisory panels for the Secretary of Labor.
H R 2872 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow employers a credit for a portion of the expenses of providing dependent care services to employees, and for other purposes.
H R 2873 To amend the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970.
H R 2874 To provide for prompt disclosure to insured individuals of their medical conditions after undergoing medical examinations necessary to qualify for insurance coverage.
H R 2875 To amend the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970.
H R 2876 To promote food safety through continuation of the Food Animal Residue Avoidance Database program operated by the Secretary of Agriculture.
H R 2877 To amend the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970.
H R 2878 To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to establish a loan program and a bond guarantee program to assist local educational agencies in the construction, reconstruction, and renovation of public elementary and secondary schools.
H R 2879 To amend the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970.
H R 2880 To amend title 23, United States Code, to encourage States to require background checks requested in connection with the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act.
H R 2881 To amend the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970.
H R 2882 To amend chapter 1 of title 9 of the United States Code to permit each party to certain contracts to accept or reject arbitrations as a means of settling disputes under the contracts.
H R 2883 To amend provisions of law enacted by the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 to improve Federal agency strategic plans and performance reports.
H R 2884 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to limit the tax rate for certain small businesses, and for other purposes.
H R 2885 To authorize the establishment of a Cold War memorial.
H R 2886 To provide for a demonstration project in the Stanislaus National Forest, California, under which a private contractor will perform multiple resource management activities for that unit of the National Forest System.
H R 2887 To amend title 38, United States Code, to require certain contracts of the Department of Veterans Affairs to be subject to the same procurement law applicable to other departments and agencies of the Federal Government.
H R 2888 To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to exempt from the minimum wage recordkeeping and overtime compensation requirements certain specialized employees.
H R 2889 To establish a commission to recommend a strategy for the global eradication of disease.
H R 2890 To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide a mandatory minimum prison sentence for certain wiretapping or electronic surveillance offenses by Federal officers or employees.
H R 2891 To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide a limited overtime exemption for employees performing emergency medical services.
H R 2892 To amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to the dissemination of indecent material on cable television.
H R 2893 To amend the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act to provide for appropriate study and repatriation of remains for which a cultural affiliation is not readily ascertainable.
H R 2894 To amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to enable Federal agencies responsible for the preservation of threatened species and endangered species to rescue and relocate members of any of those species that would be taken in the course of certain reconstruction, maintenance, or repair of Federal or non-Federal manmade flood control levees.
H R 2895 To provide for the establishment of the National Lighthouse Museum.
H R 2896 To authorize the Secretary of Defense to make military helicopters and their crews available to State and local law enforcement agencies to assist in law enforcement and rescue operations.
H R 2897 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to impose an excise tax on persons who operate vending machines that dispense tobacco products.
H R 2898 To limit production of the B-2 bomber.
H R 2899 To amend the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to provide for reduced duty treatment for certain fully assembled bicycle wheels.
H R 2900 To provide for research to determine the extent to which the presence of dioxin, synthetic fibers, and other additives in tampons and similar products used by women with respect to menstruation pose any risks to the health of women, including risks relating to cervical cancer, endometriosis, infertility, ovarian cancer, breast cancer, immune system deficiencies, pelvic inflammatory disease, and toxic shock syndrome, and for other purposes.
H R 2901 To improve cellular telephone service in selected rural areas and to achieve equitable treatment of certain cellular license applicants.
H R 2902 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to apply the energy credit to small wind turbines.
H R 2903 To provide relief from unfair interest and penalties on refunds retroactively ordered by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
H R 2904 To make an exception to the United States embargo on trade with Cuba for the export of medicines or medical supplies, instruments, or equipment, and for other purposes.
H R 2905 To provide for comprehensive reform for managed health care plans.
H R 2906 To authorize and direct the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to reduce nondefense discretionary spending limits by two percentage points for each of fiscal years 1999 through 2002.
H R 2907 To require the destruction of the United States stockpile of landmines other than self-destructive landmines and to prohibit the acquisition of such landmines in the future.
H R 2908 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the restriction on payment for certain hospital discharges to post-acute care imposed by section 4407 of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997.
H R 2909 To amend the Federal Power Act to establish requirements regarding the operation of certain electric generating facilities, and for other purposes.
H R 2910 To reduce the risk of mercury pollution through use reduction, increased recycling, and reduction of emissions into the environment, and for other purposes.
H R 2911 To amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to improve the ability of individuals and local, State, and Federal agencies to prevent natural flood disasters.
H R 2912 To amend the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 to reinstate payment under Medicare for home health services consisting of venipuncture solely for the purpose of obtaining a blood sample, and to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to study potential fraud and abuse under the Medicare Program with respect to such services.
H R 2913 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify the mortgage subsidy bond benefits for residences located in disaster areas.
H R 2914 To improve the governmental environmental research and information by organizing a National Institute for the Environment, and for other purposes.
H R 2915 To extend certain programs under the Energy Policy and Conservation Act and the Energy Conservation and Production Act.
H R 2916 To provide for the conveyance of an unused Air Force housing facility in La Junta, Colorado, to the City of La Junta.
H R 2917 To temporarily increase the number of visas available for backlogged spouses and children of lawful permanent resident aliens and to provide for certain limitations on the adjustment of status of nonimmigrants physically present in the United States to permanent residence.
H R 2918 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the amount of the deduction allowed for meals and entertainment expenses.
H R 2919 To establish grant programs and provide other forms of Federal assistance to pregnant women, children in need of adoptive families, and individuals and families adopting children.
H R 2920 To amend the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to modify the requirements for implementation of an entry-exit control system.
H R 2921 To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require the Federal Communications Commission to conduct an inquiry into the impediments to the development of competition in the market for multichannel video programming distribution.
H R 2922 To amend title 10, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Defense to assign members of the Armed Forces, under certain circumstances and subject to certain conditions, to assist the Immigration and Naturalization Service and the United States Customs Service in the performance of border protection functions.
H R 2923 To establish programs regarding early detection, diagnosis, and interventions for newborns and infants with hearing loss.
H R 2924 To amend the Alaskan Native Claims Settlement Act to provide for selection of lands by certain veterans of the Vietnam era and by the Elim Native Corporation.
H R 2925 To establish felony violations for the failure to pay legal child support obligations, and for other purposes.
H R 2926 For the relief of Adela T. Bailor.
H R 2927 For the relief of Wayne R. Hultgren.
H R 2928 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to deny the exemption from income tax for social clubs found to be practicing prohibited discrimination.
H R 2929 To reform Social Security by creating individual Social Security retirement accounts.
H R 2930 To impose certain sanctions on foreign persons who transfer items contributing to Iran's efforts to acquire, develop, or produce ballistic missiles.
H R 2931 To redesignate the naval facility located in Gricignano d'Aversa, Italy, and known as the Naples Support Site, as the "Thomas M. Foglietta Support Site".
H R 2932 To require the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to carry out a demonstration program to determine the effectiveness of establishing fair market rentals, for purposes of the tenant-based rental assistance program under section 8 of the United States Housing Act of 1937, by smaller geographic areas.
H R 2933 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce employer and employee Social Security taxes to the extent there is a Federal budget surplus.
H R 2934 To repeal the Bennett Freeze thus ending a gross treaty violation with the Navajo Nation and allowing the Navajo Nation citizens to live in habitable dwellings and raise their living conditions, and for other purposes.
H R 2935 To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act to ensure that States have in effect a law that requires a background check to be conducted in connection with the purchase of a handgun from a licensed firearms dealer.
H R 2936 To prohibit the Secretary of Transportation from imposing certain requirements relating to the unloading of cargo tank vehicles in liquefied compressed gas service.
H R 2937 To provide for the recognition of digital and other forms of authentication as an alternative to existing paperbased methods, to improve efficiency and soundness of the Nation's capital markets and the payment system, and to define and harmonize the practices, customs, and uses applicable to the conduct of electronic authentication, and for other purposes.
H R 2938 To prohibit the Secretary of Health and Human Services from treating any Medicaid-related funds recovered as part of State litigation from one or more tobacco companies as an overpayment under the Medicaid Program.
H R 2939 To provide for the periodic review of the efficiency and public need for Federal agencies, to establish a Commission for the purpose of reviewing the efficiency and public need of such agencies, and to provide for the abolishment of agencies for which a public need does not exist.
H R 2940 To enhance competition and consumer choice in the delivery of financial products and services.
H R 2941 To permit States to condition use of State funds for purchase of prescription drugs for minors under certain Federal State matching programs upon parental consent.
H R 2942 To amend title 49, United States Code, to permit an individual to operate a commercial motor vehicle solely within the borders of a State if the individual has passed written and driving tests to operate the vehicle that meet such minimum standards as may be prescribed by the State, and for other purposes.
H R 2943 To amend title 5, United States Code, to increase the amount of leave time available to a Federal employee in any year in connection with serving as an organ donor, and for other purposes.
H R 2944 To amend title II of the Social Security Act to provide that a monthly insurance benefit thereunder shall be paid for the month in which the recipient dies, subject to a reduction of a 50 percent if the recipient dies during the first 15 days of such month, and for other purposes.
H R 2945 To amend the Land and Water Conservation Fund for purposes of establishing a Community Recreation and Conservation Endowment with certain escrowed oil and gas revenues.
H R 2946 To provide veterans benefits to individuals who serve in the United States merchant marine during a period of war.
H R 2947 To encourage and to assist in the permanent settlement of all litigation and other claims to the waters of the Walker River Basin, Nevada, and to conserve and stabilize the water quantity and quality for fish habitat and recreation in the Walker River Basin, consistent with the Walker River Decree issued by the United States district court for the District of Nevada.
H R 2948 To amend title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to establish provisions with respect to religious accommodation in employment, and for other purposes.
H R 2949 To authorize the Secretary of the Army to carry out a project to protect and enhance fish and wildlife habitat of the Missouri River and the middle Mississippi River.
H R 2950 To prohibit United States assistance to the Republic of Panama if a defense site or military installation built or formerly operated by the United States has been conveyed by the Government of the Republic of Panama to any foreign government-owned entity, and for other purposes.
H R 2951 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income certain amounts received as scholarships by an individual under the National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program.
H R 2952 To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize a national program to reduce the threat to human health posed by exposure to contaminants in the air indoors, and for other purposes.
H R 2953 To require criminal and abusive work history background checks for nurse and home health aides in nursing facilities, home health agencies, and hospice programs under the Medicare and Medicaid Programs, and for other purposes.
H R 2954 To establish minimum standards of fair conduct in franchise sales and franchise business relationships, and for other purposes.
H R 2955 To amend the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to clarify and improve the requirements for the development of an automated entry-exit control system, to enhance land border control and enforcement, and for other purposes.
H R 2956 To provide for a biennial budget process and a biennial appropriations process and to enhance oversight and the performance of the Federal Government.
H R 2957 To provide for development and implementation of certain plans to reduce risks to the public health and welfare caused by helicopter operations.
H R 2958 To reauthorize the Delaware and Lehigh Navigation Canal National Heritage Corridor Act, and for other purposes.
H R 2959 To provide a civil claim for individuals who are victims of crimes motivated by actual or perceived race, color, gender, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or physical or mental disability.
H R 2960 To amend title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to clarify the preemption of State law by such title with respect to causes of action for damages for personal or financial injury or wrongful death resulting from failures to provide benefits under employee welfare benefit plans providing health care benefits.
H R 2961 To permit the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to enter into cooperative research and development agreements for environmental protection.
H R 2962 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for a wrap-around payment under the Medicare Program for community health center services to account for reductions in payments attributable to individuals covered under managed care plans.
H R 2963 To establish a youth mentoring program.
H R 2964 To provide for reviews of criminal records of applicants for participation in shared housing arrangements, and for other purposes.
H R 2965 To reduce the amount of the annual contribution of the United States to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Security Investment program.
H R 2966 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a deduction for employment taxes paid by employees and self-employed individuals, and for other purposes.
H R 2967 To amend the title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act and other laws to assure the rights of enrollees under managed care plans.
H R 2968 To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to take no further action on proposed regulation relating to the use of chlorofluorocarbons in metered-dose inhalers.
H R 2969 To amend the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 to authorize States to use community development block grant amounts provided for nonentitlement areas to offset the costs of State charity tax credits.
H R 2970 To amend the National Historic Preservation Act for purposes of establishing a national historic lighthouse preservation program.
H R 2971 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to impose a flat tax only on the earned income of individuals and on business taxable income, and for other purposes.
H R 2972 To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a continuous quality improvement program for providers that furnish services under the Medicare Program to individuals with end stage renal disease, and for other purposes.
H R 2973 To amend the Act popularly known as the Federal Aid in Fish Restoration Act, authorizing assistance to the States for fish restoration and management projects, and for other purposes.
H R 2974 To authorize certain military construction projects for fiscal year 1999 for the 910th Airlift Wing at Youngstown, Ohio.
H R 2975 To establish the Federal Housing Corporation to provide mortgage credit to families, communities, and markets underserved by the conventional mortgage markets and ensure the stability of the national system for mortgage finance, and for other purposes.
H R 2976 For the relief of Alexandre Malofienko, Olga Matsko, and their son, Vladimir Malofienko.
H R 2977 To amend the Federal Advisory Committee Act to clarify public disclosure requirements that are applicable to the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Public Administration.
H R 2978 To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of all the brave and gallant Puerto Ricans in the 65th Infantry Regiment of the United States Army who fought in the Korean conflict.
H R 2979 To authorize acquisition of certain real property for the Library of Congress, and for other purposes.
H R 2980 To amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to require a refund value for certain beverage containers, to provide resources for State pollution prevention and recycling programs, and for other purposes.
H R 2981 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 relating to financial responsibility for refunds and during provisional certification and change of ownership.
H R 2982 To improve the quality of child care provided through Federal facilities and programs, and for other purposes.
H R 2983 To promote long term stability in the Caucasus, deter renewed aggression, and facilitate the peaceful resolution of the Nagorno-Karabagh conflict.
H R 2984 To provide an exemption from the Gun-Free School Zones Act of 1990 for conduct that does not violate State or local law.
H R 2985 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make certain aliens determined to be delinquent in the payment of child support inadmissible, deportable, and ineligible for naturalization, to authorize immigration officers to serve process in child support cases on aliens entering the United States, and for other purposes.
H R 2986 For the relief of the survivors of the 14 members of the Armed Forces and the one United States civilian who were killed on April 14, 1994, when United States fighter aircraft mistakenly shot down 2 helicopters in Iraq.
H R 2987 To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide for appropriate overtime pay for National Weather Service forecasters performing essential services during severe weather events, and for other purposes.
H R 2988 To facilitate the operation, maintenance, and upgrade of certain federally owned hydroelectric power generating facilities, to ensure the recovery of costs, and to improve the ability of the Federal Government to coordinate its generating and marketing of electricity with the non-Federal electric utility industry.
H R 2989 To direct the Secretary of the Interior to convey to the St. Jude's Ranch for Children, Nevada, approximately 40 acres of land in Las Vegas, Nevada, to be used for the development of facilities for the residential care and treatment of adjudicated girls.
H R 2990 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the amount of low-income housing credits which may be allocated in each State, and to index such amount for inflation.
H R 2991 To enhance electronic commerce by requiring agencies to use digital signatures, which are compatible with standards for such technology used in commerce and industry, to enable persons to submit Federal forms electronically, and for other purposes.
H R 2992 To repeal the Goals 2000: Educate America Act and the National Skill Standards Act of 1994 to allow local areas to develop elementary and secondary education programs that meet their needs.
H R 2993 To provide for the collection of fees for the making of motion pictures, television productions, and sound tracks in National Park System and National Wildlife Refuge System units, and for other purposes.
H R 2994 To provide for various capital investments in technology education in the United States.
H R 2995 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow tax-exempt organizations (other than governmental units) a credit against employment taxes in an amount equivalent to the work opportunity credit allowable to taxable employers, and for other purposes.
H R 2996 To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to revise the definition of limited partnership rollup transaction.
H R 2997 To establish a commission on fairness in the workplace.
H R 2998 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income certain amounts received as scholarships by an individual under the National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program.
H R 2999 To amend title XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to expand and clarify the requirements regarding advance directives in order to ensure that an individual's health care decisions are complied with, and for other purposes.
H R 3000 To amend the Comprehensive Environmental, Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980.
H R 3001 To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide additional support for and to expand clinical research programs, and for other purposes.
H R 3002 To expand the educational and work opportunities of welfare recipients under the program of block grants to States for temporary assistance for needy families.
H R 3003 To amend the Federal Deposit Insurance Act and the Federal Credit Union Act to safeguard confidential banking and credit union information, and for other purposes.
H R 3004 To amend part E of title IV of the Social Security Act to require States to administer qualifying examinations to all State employees with new authority to make decisions regarding child welfare services, to expedite the permanent placement of foster children, to facilitate the placement of foster children in permanent kinship care arrangements, and to require State agencies, in considering applications to adopt certain foster children, to give preference to applications of a foster parent or caretaker relative of the child.
H R 3005 To amend part E of title IV of the Social Security Act to require States to have laws that would permit a parent who is chronically ill or near death to name a standby guardian for a minor child without surrendering parental rights.
H R 3006 To direct the Attorney General to provide a written opinion regarding the constitutionality of proposed state ballot initiatives, and for other purposes.
H R 3007 To establish the Commission on the Advancement of Women in Science, Engineering, and Technology Development.
H R 3008 To amend title II of the Social Security Act to allow workers who attain age 65 after 1981 and before 1992 to choose either lump sum payments over four years totalling $5,000 or an improved benefit computation formula under a new 10-year rule governing the transition to the changes in benefit computation rules enacted in the Social Security Amendments of 1977, and for other purposes.
H R 3009 To amend the Public Health Service Act and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to establish standards for managed care plans.
H R 3010 To amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to target assistance to support the economic and political independence of the countries of the South Caucasus.
H R 3011 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude certain severance payment amounts from income.
H R 3012 To amend Public Law 89-108 to increase authorization levels for State and Indian tribal, municipal, rural, and industrial water supplies, to meet current and future water quantity and quality needs of the Red River Valley, to deauthorize certain project features and irrigation service areas, to enhance natural resources and fish and wildlife habitat, and for other purposes.
H R 3013 To reduce the incidence of child abuse and neglect, and for other purposes.
H R 3014 To amend the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 to expand the number of county operated health insuring organizations authorized to enroll Medicaid beneficiaries.
H R 3015 To provide additional appropriations for certain nutrition programs.
H R 3016 To amend section 332 of the Communications Act of 1934 to preserve State and local authority to regulate the placement, construction, and modification of certain telecommunications facilities, and for other purposes.
H R 3017 Calling for ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.
H R 3018 To release the reversionary interests retained by the United States in four deeds that conveyed certain lands to the State of Florida so as to permit the State to sell, exchange, or otherwise dispose of the lands, and to provide for the conveyance of certain mineral interests of the United States in the lands to the State of Florida.
H R 3019 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit the use of soft money by political parties, to permit individuals to elect to not have payroll deductions used for political activities, and for other purposes.
H R 3020 To establish a program, primarily through the States and municipalities, and their agents, to facilitate the environmental assessment, cleanup, and reuse of abandoned or underutilized, potentially contaminated properties not on, or proposed for inclusion on, the National Priorities List.
H R 3021 To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to reduce certain funds if eligible States do not enact certain laws.
H R 3022 To amend title 10, United States Code, to authorize the settlement and payment of claims against the United States for injury and death of members of the Armed Forces and Department of Defense civilian employees arising from incidents in which claims are settled for death or injury of foreign nationals.
H R 3023 To end American subsidization of entities contributing to weapons proliferation.
H R 3024 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the establishment of, and the deduction of contributions to, homeownership plans.
H R 3025 To amend the Federal charter for Group Hospitalization and Medical Services, Inc., and for other purposes.
H R 3026 To amend title 28, United States Code, relating to jurisdictional immunities of the Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, to grant jurisdiction to the courts of the United States for claims arising out of the destruction of Pan American World Airways Flight 103.
H R 3027 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the tax rate on tobacco products, and for other purposes.
H R 3028 To amend the Public Health Service Act and the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act to prevent the use of tobacco products by minors, to reduce the level of tobacco addiction, to compensate Federal and State Governments for a portion of the health costs of tobacco-related illnesses, to enhance the national investment in biomedical and basic scientific research, and to expand programs to address the needs of children, and for other purposes.
H R 3029 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit certain tax free corporate liquidations into a 501(c)(3) organization and to revise the unrelated business income tax rules regarding receipt of debt-financed property in such a liquidation.
H R 3030 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to disallow a Federal income tax deduction for payments to the Federal Government or any State or local government in connection with any tobacco litigation or settlement and to use any increased Federal revenues to promote public health.
H R 3031 To establish the Bill Emerson and Mickey Leland memorial fellowship programs, and for other purposes.
H R 3032 To amend the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act and related acts to enhance the payments protections for subcontractors and suppliers on Federal construction projects, and for other purposes.
H R 3033 To adjust the immigration status of certain Haitian nationals who were provided refuge in the United States.
H R 3034 To amend section 13031 of the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985, relating to customs user fees, to allow the use of such fees to provide for customs inspectional personnel in connection with the arrival of passengers in Florida, and for other purposes.
H R 3035 To establish an advisory commission to provide advice and recommendations on the creation of an integrated, coordinated Federal policy designed to prepare for and respond to serious drought emergencies.
H R 3036 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt small unincorporated farm businesses from the alternative minimum tax.
H R 3037 To clarify that unmarried children of Vietnamese reeducation camp internees are eligible for refugee status under the Orderly Departure Program.
H R 3038 To provide for the design, construction, furnishing, and equipping of a Center for Historically Black Heritage within Florida A&M University.
H R 3039 To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to guarantee loans to provide multifamily transitional housing for homeless veterans, and for other purposes.
H R 3040 To monitor and analyze energy use, and conduct continuous commissioning in Federal buildings to optimize building energy system.
H R 3041 To make technical corrections to the Nicaraguan Adjustment and Central American Relief Act.
H R 3042 To amend the Morris K. Udall Scholarship and Excellence in National Environmental and Native American Public Policy Act of 1992 to establish the United States Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution to conduct environmental conflict resolution and training, and for other purposes.
H R 3043 To amend section 485(f)(1)(F) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide for the disclosure of all criminal incidents that manifest evidence of prejudice based on race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, ethnicity, or disability.
H R 3044 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that economic subsidies provided by a State or local government for a particular business to locate or remain within the government's jurisdiction shall be taxable to such business, and for other purposes.
H R 3045 To empower States with authority for most taxing and spending for highway programs and mass transit programs, and for other purposes.
H R 3046 To provide for financial assistance for higher education to the dependents of Federal, State, and local public safety officers who are killed or permanently and totally disabled as the result