U.S. House Legislation for Session 108

Bill NumberBill TitleCategory
H R 1Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003
H R 2Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2003
H R 3 Reserved.
H R 4 To reauthorize and improve the program of block grants to States for temporary assistance for needy families, improve access to quality child care, and for other purposes.
H R 5 To improve patient access to health care services and provide improved medical care by reducing the excessive burden the liability system places on the health care delivery system.
H R 6Energy Policy Act of 2003
H R 7 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide incentives for charitable contributions by individuals and businesses, and for other purposes.
H R 8 To make the repeal of the estate tax permanent.
H R 9 Reserved.
H R 10 To provide for reform of the intelligence community, terrorism prevention and prosecution, border security, and international cooperation and coordination, and for other purposes.
H R 11 To extend the national flood insurance program.
H R 12 To make changes to the Higher Education Act of 1965 incorporating the results of the FED UP Initiative, and for other purposes.
H R 13 To reauthorize the Museum and Library Services Act, and for other purposes.
H R 14 To amend the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act to make improvements to and reauthorize programs under that Act, and for other purposes.
H R 15 To provide a program of national health insurance, and for other purposes.
H R 16 To authorize salary adjustments for Justices and judges of the United States for fiscal year 2003.
H R 17 To provide economic security for America's workers.
H R 18 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish additional provisions to combat waste, fraud, and abuse within the Medicare Program, and for other purposes.
H R 19 To provide for a program of temporary enhanced unemployment benefits.
H R 20 To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to authorize appropriations for State water pollution control revolving funds, and for other purposes.
H R 21 To prevent the use of certain bank instruments for unlawful Internet gambling, and for other purposes.
H R 22 To simplify certain provisions of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and to establish a uniform pass-thru regime.
H R 23 To amend the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 to authorize communities to use community development block grant funds for construction of tornado-safe shelters in manufactured home parks.
H R 24 To require ballistics testing of firearms manufactured in or imported into the United States, and to provide for the compilation, use, and availability of ballistics information for the purpose of curbing the use of firearms in crime.
H R 25 To promote freedom, fairness, and economic opportunity by repealing the income tax and other taxes, abolishing the Internal Revenue Service, and enacting a national sales tax to be administered primarily by the States.
H R 26 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to revise and improve payments to providers of services under the Medicare Program, and for other purposes.
H R 27 To amend the United States Housing Act of 1937 to exempt small public housing agencies from the requirement of preparing an annual public housing agency plan.
H R 28 To amend section 501 of the American Homeownership and Economic Opportunity Act of 2000 to provide for the establishment of the Lands Title Report Commission for Indian trust lands.
H R 29 To convert a temporary judgeship for the district of Nebraska to a permanent judgeship, and for other purposes.
H R 30 To amend the Water Resources Development Act of 1992 to authorize the Secretary of the Army to pay the non-Federal share for managing recreation facilities and natural resources to water resource development projects if the non-Federal interest has agreed to reimburse the Secretary, and for other purposes.
H R 31 To nullify the recent pay increase and to eliminate automatic pay adjustments for Members of Congress.
H R 32 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a higher purchase price limitation applicable to mortgage subsidy bonds based on median family income.
H R 33 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a minimum geographic cost-of-practice index value for physicians' services furnished under the Medicare Program.
H R 34 To authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2004, 2005, 2006, and 2007 for the Department of Energy Office of Science, to ensure that the United States is the world leader in key scientific fields by restoring a healthy balance of science funding, to ensure maximum utilization of the national user facilities, and to secure the Nation's supply of scientists for the 21st century, and for other purposes.
H R 35 To amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 to clarify the Act, and for other purposes.
H R 36 To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide that remarriage of the surviving spouse of a deceased veteran after age 55 shall not result in termination of dependency and indemnity compensation otherwise payable to that surviving spouse.
H R 37 To elevate the Environmental Protection Agency to Cabinet-level status and redesignate such agency as the Department of Environmental Protection.
H R 38 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for a voluntary outpatient prescription drug benefit program.
H R 39 To establish and implement a competitive oil and gas leasing program that will result in an environmentally sound and job creating program for the exploration, development, and production of the oil and gas resources of the Coastal Plain, and for other purposes.
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, subsequently 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 amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to specify the update for payments under the Medicare physician fee schedule for 2003.
H R 42 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 reduce individual capital gains rates.
H R 43 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the alternative minimum tax on corporations and individuals.
H R 44 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide reduced capital gain rates for qualified economic stimulus gain and to index the basis of assets of individuals for purposes of determining gains and losses.
H R 45 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the double taxation of corporate profits.
H R 46 To require the Secretary of the Treasury to submit a study of tax depreciation recovery periods.
H R 47 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to restore fairness to immigration law, and for other purposes.
H R 48 To develop and deploy technologies to defeat Internet jamming and censorship.
H R 49 To permanently extend the moratorium enacted by the Internet Tax Freedom Act, and for other purposes.
H R 50 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to eliminate the double taxation of dividends.
H R 51 To repeal the Federal death tax, including the estate and gift taxes and the tax on generation-skipping transfers.
H R 52 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the "luxury tax" on beer, enacted in the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990, which doubled previous excise levels.
H R 53 To improve health care choice by providing for the tax deductibility of medical expenses by individuals.
H R 54 To establish a grant program that provides incentives for States to enact mandatory minimum sentences for certain firearms offenses, and for other purposes.
H R 55 To provide authority to control exports, and for other purposes.
H R 56 To make the Federal employees health benefits program available to individuals age 55 to 65 who would not otherwise have health insurance, and for other purposes.
H R 57 To make the repeal of the estate tax permanent.
H R 58 To restore health care coverage to retired members of the uniformed services.
H R 59 To amend the Emergency Food Assistance Act of 1983 to permit States to use administrative funds to pay costs relating to the processing, transporting, and distributing to eligible recipient agencies of donated wild game.
H R 60 To amend the Metric Conversion Act of 1975 to require Federal agencies to impose certain requirements on recipients of awards for scientific and engineering research.
H R 61 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that the percentage of completion method of accounting shall 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 62 To establish the Medicare Eligible Military Retiree Health Care Consensus Task Force.
H R 63 To amend title II of the Social Security Act to provide for an improved benefit computation formula for workers affected by the changes in benefit computation rules enacted in the Social Security Amendments of 1977 who attain age 65 during the 10-year period after 1981 and before 1992 (and related beneficiaries) and to provide prospectively for increases in their benefits accordingly.
H R 64 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow penalty-free distributions from qualified retirement plans on account of the death or disability of the participant's spouse.
H R 65 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a refundable credit to military retirees for premiums paid for coverage under Medicare part B.
H R 66 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a refundable credit to certain senior citizens for premiums paid for coverage under Medicare Part B.
H R 67 To provide temporary legal exemptions for certain land management activities of the Federal land management agencies undertaken in federally declared disaster areas.
H R 68 To ensure the efficient allocation of telephone numbers.
H R 69 To require the Federal Trade Commission to prescribe regulations to protect the privacy of personal information collected from and about individuals who are not covered by the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 on the Internet, to provide greater individual control over the collection and use of that information, and for other purposes.
H R 70 To regulate the use by interactive computer services of Social Security account numbers and related personally identifiable information.
H R 71 To require customer consent to the provision of wireless call location information.
H R 72 To prohibit a State from imposing a discriminatory commuter tax on nonresidents, and for other purposes.
H R 73 To amend title 38, United States Code, to establish a comprehensive program for testing and treatment of veterans for the Hepatitis C virus.
H R 74 To direct the Secretary of Agriculture to convey certain land in the lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, Nevada, to the Secretary of the Interior, in trust for the Washoe Indian Tribe of Nevada and California.
H R 75 To amend the Social Security Act and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to preserve and strengthen the Social Security program through the creation of personal Social Security guarantee accounts ensuring full benefits for all workers and their families, restoring long-term Social Security solvency, to make certain benefit improvements, and for other purposes.
H R 76 To prevent children's access to firearms.
H R 77 To provide for the establishment of a task force within the Bureau of Justice Statistics to gather information about, study, and report to the Congress regarding, incidents of abandonment of infant children.
H R 78 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require hospitals reimbursed under the Medicare system to establish and implement security procedures to reduce the likelihood of infant patient abduction and baby switching, including procedures for identifying all infant patients in the hospital in a manner that ensures that it will be evident if infants are missing from the hospital.
H R 79 To require the Secretary of Education to conduct a study and submit to Congress a report on methods for identifying and treating children with dyslexia in kindergarten through third grade.
H R 80 To enhance Federal enforcement of hate crimes, and for other purposes.
H R 81 To amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to mental health services for children, adolescents and their families.
H R 82 To increase the numerical limitation on the number of asylees whose status may be adjusted to that of an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence.
H R 83 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act with respect to the record of admission for permanent residence in the case of certain aliens.
H R 84 To assist aliens who were transplanted to the United States as children in continuing their education and otherwise integrating into American society.
H R 85 To expand the class of beneficiaries who may apply for adjustment of status under section 245(i) of the Immigration and Nationality Act by extending the deadline for classification petition and labor certification filings.
H R 86 To provide for the collection of data on traffic stops.
H R 87 To modify the requirements applicable to the admission into the United States of H-1C nonimmigrant registered nurses, and for other purposes.
H R 88 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to modify the requirements for a child born abroad and out of wedlock to acquire citizenship based on the citizenship of the child's father, and for other purposes.
H R 89 To create a separate DNA database for violent predators against children, and for other purposes.
H R 90 To establish the Cultural Competence Commission.
H R 91 To name the Department of Veterans Affairs in Houston, Texas, as the "Michael E. DeBakey Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center".
H R 92 To provide emergency disaster assistance to agricultural producers to respond to severe crop losses incurred in 2001 and 2002.
H R 93 To amend the National Labor Relations Act to require the arbitration of initial contract negotiation disputes, and for other purposes.
H R 94 To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide for the use of unexpended universal service funds in low-income schools, and for other purposes.
H R 95 To make amounts provided under the Operation Safe Home and New Approach Anti-Drug programs available for use for providing law enforcement officers to patrol and provide security for housing assisted by the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
H R 96 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 97 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 98 To amend the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 to provide a 50 percent discount in flood insurance rates for the first 5 years that certain low-cost properties are included in flood hazard zones.
H R 99 To designate "God Bless America" as the national hymn of the United States.
H R 100 To restate, clarify, and revise the Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief Act of 1940.
H R 101 To provide Capitol-flown flags to the families of deceased law enforcement officers.
H R 102 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to permit expansion of medical residency training programs in geriatric medicine and to provide for reimbursement of care coordination and assessment services provided under the Medicare Program.
H R 103 To provide that no more than 50 percent of funding made available under the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Act of 1981 for any fiscal year be provided for home heating purposes.
H R 104 To amend title II of the Social Security Act to eliminate the 24-month waiting period for disabled individuals to become eligible for Medicare benefits.
H R 105 To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to establish a program to provide Federal grants to first responders to enhance their ability to respond to incidents of terrorism, including incidents involving weapons of mass destruction, and for other purposes.
H R 106 To prohibit discrimination in contracting on federally funded projects on the basis of certain labor policies of potential contractors.
H R 107 To amend the Federal Trade Commission Act to provide that the advertising or sale of a mislabeled copy-protected music disc is an unfair method of competition and an unfair and deceptive act or practice, and for other purposes.
H R 108 To amend the Education Land Grant Act to require the Secretary of Agriculture to pay the costs of environmental reviews with respect to conveyances under that Act.
H R 109 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit for residential solar energy property.
H R 110 To require Congress and the President to fulfill their constitutional duty to take personal responsibility for Federal laws.
H R 111 To amend the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 and the Revised Statutes of the United States to prohibit financial holding companies and national banks from engaging, directly or indirectly, in real estate brokerage or real estate management activities, and for other purposes.
H R 112 To amend title 28, United States Code, to provide for an additional place of holding court in the District of Colorado.
H R 113 To establish the HARS-specific PCB effects level, expressed in a certain Memorandum of Agreement issued by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Corps of Engineers, as a final criterion.
H R 114 To require that the Secretary of the Interior conduct a study to identify sites and resources, to recommend alternatives for commemorating and interpreting the Cold War, and for other purposes.
H R 115 To amend title 49, United States Code, to improve airport security by using biometric security badges, and for other purposes.
H R 116 To authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to construct, lease, or modify major medical facilities at the site of the former Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Aurora, Colorado.
H R 117 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend to civilian employees of the Department of Defense serving in combat zones the tax treatment allowed to members of the Armed Forces serving in combat zones.
H R 118 To overrule United States v. Fior D'Italia, Inc.
H R 119 To require the Secretary of the Interior to establish a program to provide assistance through States to eligible weed management entities to control or eradicate harmful, nonnative weeds on public and private land.
H R 120 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit against income tax for contributions for scholarships to attend elementary and secondary schools, for upgrading elementary and secondary school facilities, and for expenses related to technology for elementary and secondary schools.
H R 121 To amend the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act to require local educational agencies and schools to implement integrated pest management systems to minimize the use of pesticides in schools and to provide parents, guardians, and employees with notice of the use of pesticides in schools, and for other purposes.
H R 122 To amend section 227 of the Communications Act of 1934 to prohibit the use of the text, graphic, or image messaging systems of wireless telephone systems to transmit unsolicited commercial messages.
H R 123 To repeal the provision of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund of 2001 that requires the reduction of a claimant's compensation by the amount of any collateral source compensation payments the claimant is entitled to receive, and for other purposes.
H R 124 To provide for the mandatory licensing and registration of handguns.
H R 125 To reestablish the Office of Technology Assessment.
H R 126 To establish a program to promote child literacy by making books available through early learning and other child care programs, and for other purposes.
H R 127 To amend the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to preserve all budget surpluses until legislation is enacted significantly extending the solvency of the Social Security and Medicare trust funds.
H R 128 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage under the Medicare Program of oral drugs to treat low blood calcium levels or elevated parathyroid hormone levels for patients with end stage renal disease.
H R 129 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make higher education more affordable by providing a tax deduction for higher education expenses, and for other purposes.
H R 130 To provide for a Biofuels Feedstocks Energy Reserve, and to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to make and guarantee loans for the production, distribution, development, and storage of biofuels.
H R 131 To prevent fraud and deception in network recreational games.
H R 132 To create Federal advertising procurement opportunities for minority business concerns, and for other purposes.
H R 133 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the 1993 increase in income taxes on Social Security benefits.
H R 134 To amend title II of the Social Security Act to permit Kentucky to operate a separate retirement system for certain public employees.
H R 135 To establish the "Twenty-First Century Water Commission" to study and develop recommendations for a comprehensive water strategy to address future water needs.
H R 136 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a tax credit for farmers' investments in value-added agriculture.
H R 137 To provide job creation and assistance, and for other purposes.
H R 138 To bridge the digital divide in rural areas.
H R 139 To make the repeal of the estate tax permanent.
H R 140 To eliminate the Federal quota and price support programs for tobacco, to compensate quota holders and active producers for the loss of tobacco quota asset value, to establish a permanent advisory board to determine and describe the physical characteristics of United States farm-produced tobacco and unmanufactured imported tobacco, and for other purposes.
H R 141 To establish the SouthEast Crescent Authority, and for other purposes.
H R 142 To amend the Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and Facilities Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to participate in the Prado Basin Natural Treatment System Project, to authorize the Secretary to carry out a program to assist agencies in projects to construct regional brine lines in California, and to authorize the Secretary to participate in the Lower Chino Dairy Area desalination demonstration and reclamation project.
H R 143 To prohibit the importation of dangerous firearms that have been modified to avoid the ban on semiautomatic assault weapons.
H R 144 To control the sale of gun kits.
H R 145 To designate the Federal building located at 290 Broadway in New York, New York, as the "Ted Weiss Federal Building".
H R 146 To eliminate a limitation with respect to the collection of tolls for use of the Verrazano Narrows Bridge, New York.
H R 147 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from the gross estate the value of certain works of artistic property created by the decedent.
H R 148 To provide that Community Development Block Grant funds relating to the recovery of New York City from the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks shall not be subject to Federal taxation.
H R 149 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to deny any deduction for direct-to-consumer advertisements of prescription drugs.
H R 150 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for regional cost of living adjustments.
H R 151 To elevate the position of Director of the Indian Health Service within the Department of Health and Human Services to Assist Secretary for Indian Health, and for other purposes.
H R 152 To adjust the status of certain aliens with longstanding ties to the United States to that of an alien lawfully admitted to permanent residence, and for other purposes.
H R 153 To restore the second amendment rights of all Americans.
H R 154 To exclude certain properties from the John H. Chafee Coastal Barrier Resources System.
H R 155 To support the domestic shrimping industry by eliminating taxpayer subsidies for certain competitors, and for other purposes.
H R 156 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to require persons conducting Federal election polls by telephone to disclose certain information to respondents and the Federal Election Commission.
H R 157 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a credit and a deduction for small political contributions.
H R 158 To make the repeal of the estate tax permanent.
H R 159 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income gain on the sale or exchange of certain farmland the use of which is restricted in perpetuity to use as farmland.
H R 160 To provide emergency disaster assistance to agricultural producers.
H R 161 To designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 10 East Commerce Street in Youngstown, Ohio, as the "Nathaniel R. Jones Federal Building and United States Courthouse".
H R 162 To amend the Temporary Extended Unemployment Act of 2002 to provide for additional weeks of benefits to exhaustees, and to provide for a temporary extension of the temporary extended unemployment program.
H R 163 To provide for the common defense by requiring that all young persons in the United States, including women, perform a period of military service or a period of civilian service in furtherance of the national defense and homeland security, and for other purposes.
H R 164 To provide for the retention of the name of Mount McKinley.
H R 165 To prohibit the Secretary of the Treasury from using surplus funds to make any investment in securities, other than government and municipal securities.
H R 166 To repeal limitations under the Home Investment Partnerships Act on the percentage of the operating budget of an organization receiving assistance under such Act that may be funded under such Act.
H R 167 To take certain steps toward recognition by the United States of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
H R 168 To permit States to place supplemental guide signs relating to veterans cemeteries on Federal-aid highways.
H R 169 To amend title 38, United States Code, to allow the sworn affidavit of a veteran who served in combat during the Korean War or an earlier conflict to be accepted as proof of service-connection of a disease or injury alleged to have been incurred or aggravated by such service.
H R 170 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to simplify and reduce the capital gain rates for all taxpayers and to exclude from gross income 55 percent of the dividends received by individuals, and for other purposes.
H R 171 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the provision that limited the interest deduction on refinanced home mortgage indebtedness to the amount of the indebtedness being refinanced.
H R 172 To amend title XVI of the Social Security Act to provide that annuities paid by States to blind veterans shall be disregarded in determining supplemental security income benefits.
H R 173 To amend title II of the Social Security Act to increase the level of earnings under which no individual who is blind is determined to have demonstrated an ability to engage in substantial gainful activity for purposes of determining disability.
H R 174 To provide for the conveyance of certain real property by the Administrator of General Services.
H R 175 To abolish the Advanced Technology Program.
H R 176 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow amounts elected for reimbursement of medical care expenses under a health flexible spending arrangement that are unused during a plan year to be carried over for such use for subsequent plan years.
H R 177 To strengthen and protect Social Security.
H R 178 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to give a deduction to corporations for dividends paid and to exclude dividends from gross income.
H R 179 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand the depreciation benefits available to small businesses, and for other purposes.
H R 180 To reform Federal budget procedures to restrain congressional spending, foster greater oversight of the budget, account for accurate Government agency costs, and for other purposes.
H R 181 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow all taxpayers who maintain households with dependents a credit for dependents.
H R 182 To make permanent the authority to waive restrictions on use of funds for threat reduction in States of the former Soviet Union and for a chemical weapons destruction facility in Russia.
H R 183 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 184 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to ensure that veterans of the United States Armed Forces are eligible for discretionary relief from detention, deportation, exclusion, and removal, and for other purposes.
H R 185 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a business credit relating to the use of clean-fuel vehicles by businesses within areas designated as nonattainment areas under the Clean Air Act.
H R 186 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 187 To amend the Trade Sanctions Reform and Export Enhancement Act of 2000 to allow for the financing of agricultural sales to Cuba.
H R 188 To lift the trade embargo on Cuba, and for other purposes.
H R 189 To waive certain prohibitions with respect to nationals of Cuba coming to the United States to play organized professional baseball.
H R 190 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 191 To direct the Secretary of Transportation to carry out a project to establish a greenway for purposes of environmental preservation along the portion of State Route 11 proposed for construction between Salem and Waterford, Connecticut.
H R 192 To amend the Microenterprise for Self-Reliance Act of 2000 and the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to increase assistance for the poorest people in developing countries under microenterprise assistance programs under those Acts, and for other purposes.
H R 193 To amend section 922 of chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to protect the rights of citizens under the Second Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
H R 194 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act with respect to reform of payment for drugs and biologicals under the Medicare Program.
H R 195 To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to make grants to nonprofit tax-exempt organizations for the purchase of ultrasound equipment to provide free examinations to pregnant women needing such services, and for other purposes.
H R 196 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to establish a memorial to slavery, in the District of Columbia.
H R 197 To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a national cemetery for veterans in the Jacksonville, Florida, metropolitan area.
H R 198 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a deduction for amounts paid for health insurance and prescription drug costs of individuals.
H R 199 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the 2 percent excise tax on the net investment income of tax-exempt foundations.
H R 200 To revise various provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act.
H R 201 To extend the time period prior to the need for workers for the filing of applications for temporary labor certification in the processing of alien labor certification applications.
H R 202 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for an inflation adjustment of the base amounts used in determining the amount of Social Security benefits included in gross income.
H R 203 To reduce acid deposition under the Clean Air Act, and for other purposes.
H R 204 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 205 To amend the Small Business Act to direct the Administrator of the Small Business Administration to establish a program to provide regulatory compliance assistance to small business concerns, and for other purposes.
H R 206 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 207 To amend the Controlled Substances Act with respect to the placing of certain substances on the schedules of controlled substances, and for other purposes.
H R 208 To amend the Social Security Act with respect to the employment of persons with criminal backgrounds by long-term care providers.
H R 209 To extend the Temporary Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 2002.
H R 210 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to accelerate the individual income tax rate cuts made by the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 and to make permanent all tax cuts made by that Act.
H R 211 To require the Consumer Product Safety Commission to ban toys which in size, shape, or overall appearance resemble real handguns.
H R 212 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 213 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to designate educational empowerment zones in certain low-income areas and to give a tax incentive to attract teachers to work in such areas.
H R 214 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 215 To extend the national flood insurance program.
H R 216 To establish as a unit of Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, the Moccasin Bend National Archeological District.
H R 217 To ensure that a Federal employee who takes leave without pay in order to perform service as a member of the uniformed services or member of the National Guard shall continue to receive pay in an amount which, when taken together with the pay and allowances such individual is receiving for such service, will be no less than the basic pay such individual would then be receiving if no interruption in employment had occurred.
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 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 220 To amend title II of the Social Security Act and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to protect the integrity and confidentiality of Social Security account numbers issued under such title, to prohibit the establishment in the Federal Government of any uniform national identifying number, and to prohibit Federal agencies from imposing standards for identification of individuals on other agencies or persons.
H R 221 To prevent handgun violence and illegal commerce in handguns.
H R 222 To establish the T'uf Shur Bien Preservation Trust Area in the Cibola National Forest, and for other purposes.
H R 223 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the current 30 percent bonus depreciation to 50 percent for 5 years.
H R 224 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the amount that small businesses may expense under section 179 to $75,000.
H R 225 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow individuals to exclude dividend income.
H R 226 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow individuals to exclude dividend income.
H R 227 To eliminate the termination date on authority for schools with low default rates to make single disbursements of student loans.
H R 228 To provide for additional benefits under the Temporary Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 2002.
H R 229 For the relief of Ashley Ross Fuller.
H R 230 For the relief of Gao Zhan.
H R 231 For the relief of Sharif Kesbeh, Asmaa Sharif Kesbeh, Batool Kesbeh, Noor Sharif Kesbeh, Alaa Kesbeh, Sondos Kesbeh, Hadeel Kesbeh, and Mohanned Kesbeh.
H R 232 For the relief of Kuan-Fan Hsieh.
H R 233 For the relief of Akintomide Apara.
H R 234 To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit human cloning.
H R 235 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to protect the religious free exercise and free speech rights of churches and other houses of worship.
H R 236 To provide for adequate and equitable educational opportunities for students in State public school systems, and for other purposes.
H R 237 To repeal certain amendments to the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program.
H R 238 To provide for Federal energy research, development, demonstration, and commercial application activities, and for other purposes.
H R 239 To facilitate the provision of assistance by the Department of Housing and Urban Development for the cleanup and economic redevelopment of brownfields.
H R 240 To amend title 38, United States Code, to require Department of Veterans Affairs pharmacies to dispense medications to veterans for prescriptions written by private health-care practitioners in the case of veterans who, after having made an appointment to see a Department of Veterans Affairs physician to obtain such a prescription, have been waiting for longer than 30 days, and for other purposes.
H R 241 To amend title 38, United States Code, to repeal the two-year limitation on the payment of accrued benefits that are due and unpaid by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs upon the death of a veteran or other beneficiary under laws administered by the Secretary.
H R 242 To make technical corrections in patent law.
H R 243 To amend title 23, United States Code, relating to the use of high occupancy vehicle lanes by hybrid vehicles.
H R 244 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 245 To replace the existing Federal price support and quota programs for tobacco with price support and quota programs designed to assist the actual producers of tobacco, to compensate quota holders for the loss of tobacco quota asset value, to provide assistance for active tobacco producers, including those producers who forgo obtaining a tobacco production license, during the transition of the new programs, and for other purposes.
H R 246 Making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2003, and for other purposes.
H R 247 Making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2003, and for other purposes.
H R 248 To amend the Public Health Service Act and the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to strike unrelated provisions concerning changes to the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program and liability for vaccine manufacturers.
H R 249 To amend title II of the Social Security Act to provide an exception to the nine-month duration of marriage requirement for widows and widowers in cases in which the marriage was postponed by legal impediments to the marriage caused by State restrictions on divorce from a prior spouse institutionalized due to mental incompetence or similar incapacity.
H R 250 To amend the Peace Corps Act to promote global acceptance of the principles of international peace and nonviolent coexistence among peoples of diverse cultures and systems of government, and for other purposes.
H R 251 To protect small businesses from increased tariffs and other retaliatory actions taken by the United States during a trade dispute.
H R 252 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the period for filing for a credit or refund of individual income taxes to 7 years.
H R 253 To amend the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 to reduce losses to properties for which repetitive flood insurance claim payments have been made.
H R 254 To authorize the President of the United States to agree to certain amendments to the Agreement between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the United Mexican States concerning the establishment of a Border Environment Cooperation Commission and a North American Development Bank, and for other purposes.
H R 255 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to grant an easement to facilitate access to the Lewis and Clark Interpretative Center in Nebraska City, Nebraska.
H R 256 To provide for premium assistance for COBRA continuation coverage for certain individuals and to permit States to provide temporary Medicaid coverage for certain uninsured employees.
H R 257 To provide emergency disaster assistance to agricultural producers that incurred 2002 crop losses due to damaging weather or related condition and to provide emergency disaster assistance to livestock producers in counties that received a primary disaster designation by the Secretary of Agriculture in calendar year 2001 or 2002, and for other purposes.
H R 258 To ensure continuity for the design of the 5-cent coin, establish the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee, and for other purposes.
H R 259 To secure the Federal voting rights of persons who have been released from incarceration.
H R 260 To extend Brady background checks to gun shows, and for other purposes.
H R 261 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow residents of States with no income tax a deduction for State and local sales taxes.
H R 262 To allow a custodial parent a bad debt deduction for unpaid child support payments, and to require a parent who is chronically delinquent in child support to include the amount of the unpaid obligation in gross income.
H R 263 To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve access to medical services for veterans seeking treatment at Department of Veterans Affairs outpatient clinics with exceptionally long waiting periods.
H R 264 To amend title II of the Social Security Act to provide for payment of lump-sum death payments upon the death of a spouse.
H R 265 To provide for an adjustment of the boundaries of Mount Rainier National Park, and for other purposes.
H R 266 To establish the National Invasive Species Council, and for other purposes.
H R 267 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an incentive to ensure that all Americans gain timely and equitable access to the Internet over current and future generations of broadband capability.
H R 268 To authorize appropriations for the United States Weather Research Program, and for other purposes.
H R 269 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to restructure and replace the income tax system of the United States to meet national priorities, and for other purposes.
H R 270 To require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to replace with a more equitable formula the current formula, known as the Veterans Equitable Resource Allocation (VERA), for the allocation of funds appropriated to the Department of Veterans Affairs for medical care to different geographic regions of the Nation, and for other purposes.
H R 271 To require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to modify the formula, known as the Veterans Equitable Resource Allocation (VERA) system, for the allocation of funds appropriated to the Department of Veterans Affairs for medical care to different geographic regions of the Nation, and for other purposes.
H R 272 To direct the Secretary of Agriculture to convey certain land to Lander County, Nevada, and the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain land to Eureka County, Nevada, for continued use as cemeteries.
H R 273 To provide for the eradication and control of nutria in Maryland and Louisiana.
H R 274 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to acquire the property in Cecil County, Maryland, known as Garrett Island for inclusion in the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge.
H R 275 To amend the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 to require improved disclosure of corporate charitable contributions, and for other purposes.
H R 276 To repeal section 658 of Public Law 104-208, commonly referred to as the Lautenberg amendment.
H R 277 To amend title 10, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Defense to assign members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps, under certain circumstances and subject to certain conditions, to assist the Department of Homeland Security in the performance of border protection functions.
H R 278 To terminate the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.
H R 279 To amend the Small Business Act to include drought in the definition of disaster for purposes of the disaster loan program administered by the Small Business Administration.
H R 280 To establish certain National Heritage Areas, and for other purposes.
H R 281 To designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 200 West 2nd Street in Dayton, Ohio, as the "Tony Hall Federal Building and United States Courthouse".
H R 282 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit for contributions for the benefit of elementary and secondary schools.
H R 283 To establish the Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Advisory Board.
H R 284 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the required use of certain principal repayments on mortgage subsidy bond financings to redeem bonds, to modify the purchase price limitation under mortgage subsidy bond rules based on median family income, and for other purposes.
H R 285 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to simplify certain rules relating to the taxation of United States businesses operating abroad, and for other purposes.
H R 286 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify the treatment of incentive stock options and employee stock purchase plans.
H R 287 To prohibit the exportation of natural gas from the United States to Mexico for use in electric energy generation units near the United States border that do not comply with air quality control requirements that provide air quality protection that is at least equivalent to the protection provided by requirements applicable in the United States.
H R 288 To amend title 23, United States Code, to establish programs to enhance roadway safety and improve transportation efficiency in the United States, and for other purposes.
H R 289 To expand the boundaries of the Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge Complex and the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge.
H R 290 To expand research regarding inflammatory bowel disease, and for other purposes.
H R 291 To amend title 18, United States Code, to increase the mandatory minimum penalties provided for possessing, brandishing, or discharging a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence or drug trafficking crime.
H R 292 To amend title 4, United States Code, to add National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day to the list of days on which the flag should especially be displayed.
H R 293 To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit taking a child hostage in order to evade arrest.
H R 294 To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the automobile assistance program for disabled veterans.
H R 295 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require group health plans to provide coverage for reconstructive surgery following mastectomy, consistent with the Women's Health and Cancer Rights Act of 1998.
H R 296 To amend the Public Health Service Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require that group and individual health insurance coverage and group health plans provide coverage for treatment of a minor child's congenital or developmental deformity or disorder due to trauma, infection, tumor, or disease.
H R 297 To require any amounts remaining in a Member's Representational Allowance at the end of a fiscal year to be deposited in the Treasury and used for deficit reduction or to reduce the Federal debt.
H R 298 To posthumously award congressional gold medals to government workers and others who responded to the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and perished and to people aboard United Airlines Flight 93 who helped resist the hijackers and caused the plane to crash, to require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the Spirit of America, recognizing the tragic events of September 11, 2001, and for other purposes.
H R 299 To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 80 Killian Road in Massapequa, New York, as the "Gerard A. Fiorenza Post Office Building".
H R 300 To provide that Executive Order 13166 shall have no force or effect, and to prohibit the use of funds for certain purposes.
H R 301 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to eliminate the tax on the net capital gain of taxpayers other than corporations.
H R 302 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax incentives and job training grants for communities affected by the migration of businesses and jobs to Canada or Mexico as a result of the North American Free Trade Agreement.
H R 303 To amend title 10, United States Code, to permit retired members of the Armed Forces who have a service-connected disability to receive both military retired pay by reason of their years of military service and disability compensation from the Department of Veterans Affairs for their disability.
H R 304 To authorize the President to award the Medal of Honor posthumously to Henry Johnson for acts of valor during World War I.
H R 305 To establish the Kate Mullany National Historic Site in the State of New York, and for other purposes.
H R 306 To amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to provide procedures for claims relating to drinking water.
H R 307 To provide emergency disaster assistance to agricultural producers to respond to severe crop losses and livestock losses incurred in 2001 and 2002, and for other purposes.
H R 308 To provide for the resolution of certain labor issues relating to the merger of the Metro-North Railroad and the Long Island Rail Road.
H R 309 To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study to determine the feasibility of increasing the capacity of water storage, increasing power generation, improving water supply reliability and quality, improving water management efficiency, and improving ecosystem function and flood control on the San Joaquin River through the construction of a reservoir at Temperance Flat and other reasonable measures.
H R 310 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an exclusion for gain from the sale of farmland which is similar to the exclusion from gain on the sale of a principal residence.
H R 311 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a 10 percent maximum capital gains tax for individuals.
H R 312 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a dividends paid deduction.
H R 313 To modify requirements relating to allocation of interest that accrues to the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund.
H R 314 To amend the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act to exempt mortgage servicers from certain requirements of the Act with respect to federally related mortgage loans secured by a first lien, and for other purposes.
H R 315 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to remove the requirement of a mandatory beginning date for distributions from individual retirement plans.
H R 316 To eliminate certain restrictions on the availability of credits under title III of the Energy Policy Act of 1992 for the use of biodiesel fuel, and for other purposes.
H R 317 To amend the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991, relating to a rural access project in Mt. Vernon, Illinois.
H R 318 To amend title 23, United States Code, to require consideration under the congestion mitigation and air quality improvement program of the extent to which a proposed project or program reduces sulfur or atmospheric carbon emissions, to make renewable fuel projects eligible under that program, and for other purposes.
H R 319 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to eliminate the 15 percent reduction in payment rates under the prospective payment system for home health services under the Medicare Program.
H R 320 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow expanded penalty-free withdrawals from certain retirement plans during periods of unemployment for any employee of an air carrier or of a manufacturer of aircraft or parts or components of aircraft.
H R 321 To establish limits on medical malpractice claims, and for other purposes.
H R 322 To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to assure coverage for legal immigrant children and pregnant women under the Medicaid Program and the State children's health insurance program (SCHIP).
H R 323 To amend title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to provide for joint trusteeship of single-employer pension plans.
H R 324 To restore the consent of Congress to the Northeast Interstate Dairy Compact and to grant the consent of Congress to the Southern Dairy Compact, a Pacific Northwest Dairy Compact, and an Intermountain Dairy Compact.
H R 325 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a nonrefundable tax credit against income tax for individuals who purchase a residential safe storage device for the safe storage of firearms.
H R 326 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to eliminate the double taxation of dividends.
H R 327 To authorize the President to award the Medal of Honor posthumously to Garlin Murl Conner for acts of valor during World War II.
H R 328 To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to extend modifications to DSH allotments provided under the Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Benefits Improvement and Protection Act of 2000.
H R 329 To improve mathematics and science instruction in elementary and secondary schools by authorizing the Secretary of Education to make grants for regional workshops designed to permit educators to share successful strategies for such instruction.
H R 330 To extend indemnification authority under section 170 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, and for other purposes.
H R 331 To amend title 10, United States Code, to provide that military retired pay for nonregular service shall be paid without regard to the age of a person otherwise eligible for such retired pay, rather than commencing when an otherwise eligible person attains age 60.
H R 332 To direct the Secretary of the Interior to study certain sites in the historic district of Beaufort, South Carolina, relating to the Reconstruction Era to assess the suitability and feasibility of designating the study area as a unit of the National Park System.
H R 333 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to authorize grants for institutions of higher education serving Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
H R 334 For the relief of Nancy B. Wilson.
H R 335 For the relief of Jaya Gulab Tolani and Hitesh Gulab Tolani.
H R 336 To repeal the sunset of the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 with respect to the expansion of the adoption credit and adoption assistance programs.
H R 337 To extend certain hydro-electric licenses in the State of Alaska.
H R 338 To amend title 5, United States Code, to require that agencies, in promulgating rules, take into consideration the impact of such rules on the privacy of individuals, and for other purposes.
H R 339 To prevent legislative and regulatory functions from being usurped by civil liability actions brought or continued against food manufacturers, marketers, distributors, advertisers, sellers, and trade associations for claims of injury relating to a person's weight gain, obesity, or any health condition associated with weight gain or obesity.
H R 340 To require the Federal Communications Commission to allocate additional spectrum for unlicensed use by wireless broadband devices, and for other purposes.
H R 341 To provide economic disaster assistance to producers of the 2002 crop of rice in the State of Louisiana.
H R 342 To authorize grants through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for mosquito control programs to prevent mosquito-borne diseases, and for other purposes.
H R 343 To amend title 11 of the United States Code to protect family farmers and family fishermen.
H R 344 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prohibit the use of public funds for political party conventions.
H R 345 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 346 To amend the Federal Trade Commission Act to increase civil penalties for violations involving certain proscribed acts or practices that exploit popular reaction to an emergency or major disaster declared by the President, and to authorize the Federal Trade Commission to seek civil penalties for such violations in actions brought under section 13 of that Act.
H R 347 To provide additional authority to the Office of Ombudsman of the Environmental Protection Agency.
H R 348 To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide improved benefits for veterans who are former prisoners of war.
H R 349 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a tax credit to employers for the value of the service not performed during the period employees are performing service as members of the Ready Reserve or the National Guard.
H R 350 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide to employers a tax credit for compensation paid during the period employees are performing service as members of the Ready Reserve or the National Guard.
H R 351 To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide a maximum term of supervised release of life for sex offenders.
H R 352 To amend the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 to provide enhanced penalties for crimes of violence against children under age 13.
H R 353 To direct the Secretary of the Interior to dispose of all public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management that have been identified for disposal under the Federal land use planning process.
H R 354 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow drug manufacturers a credit against income tax if they certify that the price of a drug in the United States market is not greater than its price in the Canadian or Mexican market.
H R 355 To provide wage parity for certain Department of Defense prevailing rate employees in Alabama.
H R 356 To nullify the effect of certain provisions of various Executive orders.
H R 357 To prohibit civil liability actions from being brought or continued against manufacturers, distributors, dealers, or importers of firearms or ammunition for damages resulting from the misuse of their products by others.
H R 358 To amend title 38, United States Code, to enact into law eligibility requirements for burial in Arlington National Cemetery, and for other purposes.
H R 359 To amend title XVIII to revise the payment methodology under the Medicare Program for extra-depth shoes with inserts or custom molded shoes with inserts for individuals with diabetes.
H R 360 To amend title 40, United States Code, to designate certain counties and a city as part of the Appalachian region.
H R 361 To designate certain conduct by sports agents relating to the signing of contracts with student athletes as unfair and deceptive acts or practices to be regulated by the Federal Trade Commission.
H R 362 To enhance the operation of the AMBER Alert communications network in order to facilitate the recovery of abducted children, to provide for enhanced notification on highways of alerts and information on such children, and for other purposes.
H R 363 To require the Federal Communications Commission to allocate additional spectrum for unlicensed use by wireless broadband devices, and for other purposes.
H R 364 To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to require criminal background checks on drivers providing Medicaid medical assistance transportation services.
H R 365 To recruit and retain more qualified individuals to teach in Tribal Colleges or Universities.
H R 366 To authorize former Federal employees who receive voluntary separation incentive payments under the Department of Agriculture program to accept subsequent employment with the Federal Government, without loss of their payments, when such employment is directly related to fighting forest fires.
H R 367 To allow North Koreans to apply for refugee status or asylum.
H R 368 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for equitable reimbursement rates under the Medicare Program to Medicare+Choice organizations.
H R 369 To waive time limitations specified by law in order to allow the Medal of Honor to be awarded to Gary Lee McKiddy, of Miamisburg, Ohio, for acts of valor while a helicopter crew chief and door gunner with the 1st Cavalry Division during the Vietnam War.
H R 370 To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for expanding, intensifying, and coordinating activities with respect to research on autoimmune diseases in women.
H R 371 To establish the National Center on Liver Disease Research, and for other purposes.
H R 372 To provide for a pilot program to be conducted by the Department of Veterans Affairs to assess the benefits of providing for pharmacies of the Department of Veterans Affairs to fill prescriptions for drugs and medicines written by private physicians.
H R 373 To amend the Public Health Service Act to establish a program of research regarding the risks posed by the presence of dioxin, synthetic fibers, and other additives in feminine hygiene products, and to establish a program for the collection and analysis of data on toxic shock syndrome.
H R 374 To amend the Hate Crime Statistics Act to require the Attorney General to acquire data about crimes that manifest evidence of prejudice based on gender.
H R 375 To declare, under the authority of Congress under Article I, section 8 of the Constitution to "provide and maintain a Navy", a national policy for the naval force structure required in order to "provide for the common defense" of the United States throughout the 21st century.
H R 376 To provide emergency livestock assistance and emergency crop loss assistance to agricultural producers who suffered 2001 or 2002 crop year losses.
H R 377 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the replacement period from 2 to 5 years for livestock sold on account of drought, flood, or other weather-related conditions.
H R 378 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the 1993 income tax increase on Social Security benefits, and for other purposes.
H R 379 To facilitate a Forest Service land exchange that will eliminate a private in-holding in the Sierra National Forest in the State of California and provide for the permanent enjoyment by the Boy Scouts of America of a parcel of National Forest System land currently used under a special use permit, and for other purposes.
H R 380 To provide full funding for the payment in lieu of taxes program for the next five fiscal years, to protect local jurisdictions against the loss of property tax revenues when private lands are acquired by a Federal land management agency, and for other purposes.
H R 381 To provide for the retrocession of the District of Columbia to the State of Maryland, and for other purposes.
H R 382 To authorize States to prohibit or impose certain limitations on the receipt of foreign municipal solid waste, and for other purposes.
H R 383 To amend the Federal Credit Union Act with respect to the limitations on member business loans.
H R 384 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 385 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit against income tax for contributions to charitable organizations which provide scholarships for children to attend elementary and secondary schools.
H R 386 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 387 To authorize the Regional Foresters to exempt tree-thinning projects, which are necessary to prevent the occurrence of wildfire likely to cause extreme harm to the forest ecosystem, from laws that give rise to legal causes of action that delay or prevent such projects.
H R 388 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax credits for Indian investment and employment, and for other purposes.
H R 389 To authorize the use of certain grant funds to establish an information clearinghouse that provides information to increase public access to defibrillation in schools.
H R 390 To authorize emergency supplemental assistance to combat the growing humanitarian crisis in sub-Saharan Africa.
H R 391 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 392 For the relief of Natasha Oligovna Russo and Anya Oligovna.
H R 393 For the relief of Alejandra Arias Garcia.
H R 394 To restore the Federal civil remedy for crimes of violence motivated by gender.
H R 395 To authorize the Federal Trade Commission to collect fees for the implementation and enforcement of a "do-not-call" registry, and for other purposes.
H R 396 To provide assistance to the unemployed, tax relief for average Americans, fiscal assistance to state and local governments, and jobs and security through infrastructure investment, and for other purposes.
H R 397 To reinstate and extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project in the State of Illinois.
H R 398 To revise and extend the Birth Defects Prevention Act of 1998.
H R 399 To amend the Public Health Service Act to promote organ donation.
H R 400 To amend title 49, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Transportation to require automobile manufacturers to provide automatic door locks and interior-opening trunk locks on new passenger cars manufactured after 2005.
H R 401 To create an office within the Department of Justice to undertake certain specific steps to ensure that all American citizens harmed by terrorism overseas receive equal treatment by the United States government regardless of the terrorists' country of origin or residence, and to ensure that all terrorists involved in such attacks are pursued, prosecuted, and punished with equal vigor, regardless of the terrorists' country of origin or residence.
H R 402 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand the incentives for the environmental cleanup of certain contaminated industrial sites designated as brownfields.
H R 403 To amend the Social Security Act to require that anticipated child support be held in trust on the sale or refinancing of certain real property of an obligated parent.
H R 404 To amend the Controlled Substances Act to provide penalties for open air drug markets, and for other purposes.
H R 405 To provide that a person who brings a product liability action in a Federal or State court for injuries sustained from a product that is not in compliance with a voluntary or mandatory standard issued by the Consumer Product Safety Commission may recover treble damages, and for other purposes.
H R 406 To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to use unobligated funds from a housing demonstration program in the State of North Carolina to make grants under section 504 of the Housing Act of 1949 in such State.
H R 407 To repeal the sunset of the provisions of the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001.
H R 408 To provide for expansion of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.
H R 409 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend the Indian employment credit and the depreciation rules for property used predominantly within an Indian reservation.
H R 410 To provide for the issuance of bonds to construct and modernize Indian schools and to provide a credit against Federal income tax for holders of such bonds.
H R 411 To direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to carry out certain authorities under an agreement with Canada respecting the importation of municipal solid waste, and for other purposes.
H R 412 To enhance the operation of the AMBER Alert communications network in order to facilitate the recovery of abducted children, to provide for enhanced notification on highways of alerts and information on such children, and for other purposes.
H R 413 To require the Surface Transportation Board to consider certain issues when deciding whether to authorize the construction of a railroad line.
H R 414 To deem the nondisclosure of employer-owned life insurance coverage of employees an unfair trade practice under the Federal Trade Commission Act, and for other purposes.
H R 415 To establish a commission to make recommendations on the appropriate size of membership of the House of Representatives and the method by which Members are elected.
H R 416 To require the Secretary of Education to provide assistance to the immediate family of a teacher or other school employee killed in an act of violence while performing school duties.
H R 417 To revoke a Public Land Order with respect to certain lands erroneously included in the Cibola National Wildlife Refuge, California.
H R 418 To authorize certain States to prohibit the importation of solid waste from other States, and for other purposes.
H R 419 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit against income tax to holders of bonds issued to finance land and water reclamation of abandoned mine land areas.
H R 420 To establish a user fee system that provides for an equitable return to the Federal Government for the occupancy and use of National Forest System lands and facilities by organizational camps that serve the youth and disabled adults of America, and for other purposes.
H R 421 To reauthorize the United States Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution, and for other purposes.
H R 422 To authorize the Pyramid of Remembrance Foundation to establish a memorial in the District of Columbia or its environs to soldiers who have lost their lives during peacekeeping operations, humanitarian efforts, training, terrorist attacks, or covert operations.
H R 423 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the 1993 increase in taxes on Social Security benefits.
H R 424 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the inclusion in gross income of Social Security benefits.
H R 425 To enable the residents of the Bayshore Manor assisted living facility in Key West, Florida, to continue to receive supplemental security income benefits under title XVI of the Social Security Act.
H R 426 To prohibit the Federal Communications Commission from requiring digital television tuners in television receivers.
H R 427 To amend the Clean Air Act to permit the sale in certain States of gasoline from other regions, and for other purposes.
H R 428 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make the credit for increasing research activities permanent.
H R 429 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that the graduated income tax rates that apply to principal campaign committees of candidates for Congress shall apply to all comparable committees of candidates for State and local offices.
H R 430 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the amount of capital losses that may offset ordinary income.
H R 431 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend the Indian employment credit and the depreciation rules for property used predominantly within an Indian reservation.
H R 432 To amend chapters 83 and 84 of title 5, United States Code, to provide for the indexation of deferred annuities; to provide that a survivor annuity be provided to the widow or widower of a former employee who dies after separating from Government service with title to a deferred annuity under the Civil Service Retirement System but before establishing a valid claim therefor, and for other purposes.
H R 433 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a minimum credit against the alternative minimum tax where stock acquired pursuant to an incentive stock option is sold or exchanged at a loss.
H R 434 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the 1993 income tax increase on Social Security benefits.
H R 435 For the relief of Robert and Verda Shatusky.
H R 436 To suspend the phasein of additional tax reductions under the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 while the United States is in a state of war or on high military alert.
H R 437 To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study of Coltsville in the State of Connecticut for potential inclusion in the National Park System.
H R 438 To increase the amount of student loans that may be forgiven for teachers in mathematics, science, and special education.
H R 439 To create a system of background checks for certain workers who enter people's homes, and for other purposes.
H R 440 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to adjust the status of certain aliens with longstanding ties to the United States to that of an alien lawfully admitted to permanent residence, to promote family unity, to improve national security, to modify provisions of such Act affecting removal of aliens from the United States, and for other purposes.
H R 441 To amend Public Law 107-10 to authorize a United States plan to endorse and obtain observer status for Taiwan at the annual summit of the World Health Assembly in May 2003 in Geneva, Switzerland, and for other purposes.
H R 442 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow the Hope Scholarship Credit to cover fees, books, supplies, and equipment and to exempt Federal Pell Grants and Federal supplemental educational opportunity grants from reducing expenses taken into account for the Hope Scholarship Credit.
H R 443 To amend part E of title IV of the Social Security Act to provide equitable access for foster care and adoption services for Indian children in tribal areas.
H R 444 To amend the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to establish a Personal Reemployment Accounts grant program to assist Americans in returning to work; to reauthorize title II of the Higher Education Act of 1965; to amend title VII of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to ensure graduate opportunities in postsecondary education.
H R 445 To authorize the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to make grants to States to supplement State assistance for the preservation of affordable housing for low-income families.
H R 446 To establish an Emergency Malpractice Liability Insurance Commission.
H R 447 To establish an Office of Health Care Competition within the Department of Health and Human Services to administer the National Practitioner Data Base and to collect and make available to the public more information on medical malpractice insurance under that Data Base.
H R 448 To modify the antitrust exemption applicable to the business of insurance.
H R 449 To amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to permit the use of unexpended allotments under the State children's health care program for an additional fiscal year, and for other purposes.
H R 450 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide incentives to small businesses to provide health insurance to their employees.
H R 451 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the at-risk rules for publicly traded nonrecourse debt.
H R 452 To direct the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to designate New Jersey Task Force 1 as part of the National Urban Search and Rescue System.
H R 453 To amend the Federal Deposit Insurance Act with respect to municipal deposits.
H R 454 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide to employers a tax credit for compensation paid during the period employees are performing service as members of the Ready Reserve or the National Guard.
H R 455 To require the Secretary of Agriculture to use the Department of Agriculture's preferred Option 1B as the price structure for Class I fluid milk under Federal milk marketing orders, to provide emergency market loss payments to dairy producers for any calendar year quarter in which the national average price for Class III milk under Federal milk marketing orders is less than a target price of $11.50 per hundredweight, and for other purposes.
H R 456 To amend title 18 of the United States Code to provide life imprisonment for repeat offenders who commit sex offenses against children.
H R 457 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income gain on the sale of a family farming business to a family member.
H R 458 To provide for the use and distribution of certain funds awarded to the Gila River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, and for other purposes.
H R 459 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide economic stimulus.
H R 460 To establish Institutes to conduct research on the prevention of, and restoration from, wildfires in forest and woodland ecosystems of the interior West.
H R 461 To amend the National Trails System Act to extend the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail.
H R 462 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to temporarily exclude long-term capital gain from the gross income of individuals.
H R 463 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend the research credit, to increase the rates of the alternative incremental credit, and to provide an alternative simplified credit for qualified research expenses.
H R 464 To provide relief to teachers, administrators, and related services providers from an excessive paperwork burden, and to reduce time spent by teachers on non-instructional activities, as required under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
H R 465 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow allocation of small ethanol producer credit to patrons of cooperative, and for other purposes.
H R 466 To amend the Federal Law Enforcement Pay Reform Act of 1990 to adjust the percentage differentials payable to Federal law enforcement officers in certain high-cost areas, and for other purposes.
H R 467 To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require that foods containing spices, flavoring, or coloring derived from meat, poultry, other animal products (including insects), or known allergens bear labeling stating that fact and their names.
H R 468 To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act relating to freshness dates on food.
H R 469 To provide an enhanced penalty for threatening to kill, injure, or intimidate an individual, or to cause property damage, by means of fire or an explosive on school property.
H R 470 To amend title II of the Social Security Act to repeal the 7-year restriction on eligibility for widow's and widower's insurance benefits based on disability.
H R 471 To amend title II of the Social Security Act to eliminate the two-year waiting period for divorced spouse's benefits following the divorce.
H R 472 To amend title II of the Social Security Act to provide for full benefits for disabled widows and widowers without regard to age.
H R 473 To amend title II of the Social Security Act to credit prospectively individuals serving as caregivers of dependent relatives with deemed wages for up to five years of such service.
H R 474 To amend title II of the Social Security Act to provide for increases in widow's and widower's insurance benefits by reason of delayed retirement.
H R 475 To reestablish the Office of Noise Abatement and Control in the Environmental Protection Agency, and for other purposes.
H R 476 To provide that service of the members of the organization known as the United States Cadet Nurse Corps during World War II constituted active military service for purposes of laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
H R 477 To extend Federal recognition to the Duwamish Tribe, and for other purposes.
H R 478 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand the rules for involuntary conversions of livestock sold on account of weather-related conditions.
H R 479 To amend title 10, United States Code, to authorize Army arsenals to undertake to fulfill orders or contracts for articles or services in advance of the receipt of payment under certain circumstances.
H R 480 To redesignate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 747 Broadway in Albany, New York, as the "United States Postal Service Henry Johnson Annex".
H R 481 To amend title 49, United States Code, to grant the State of New York authority to allow tandem trailers to use Interstate Route 787 between the New York State Thruway and Church Street in Albany, New York.
H R 482 To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to sell or exchange certain land in the State of Florida, and for other purposes.
H R 483 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide involuntary conversion tax relief for producers forced to sell livestock due to weather-related conditions or Federal land management agency policy or action, and for other purposes.
H R 484 To make certain amendments to the Homeland Security Act of 2002.
H R 485 To provide for a Federal program to stabilize medical malpractice insurance premiums.
H R 486 To require the Food and Drug Administration to establish restrictions regarding the qualifications of physicians to prescribe the abortion drug commonly known as RU-486.
H R 487 To repeal the Military Selective Service Act.
H R 488 To limit the issuance of student and diversity immigrant visas to aliens who are nationals of Saudi Arabia, countries that support terrorism, or countries not cooperating fully with United States antiterrorism efforts.
H R 489 To amend title II of the Social Security Act and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide prospectively that wages earned, and self-employment income derived, by individuals who are not citizens or nationals of the United States shall not be credited for coverage under the old-age, survivors, and disability insurance program under such title, and to provide the President with authority to enter into agreements with other nations taking into account such limitation on crediting of wages and self-employment income.
H R 490 To improve access to printed instructional materials used by blind or other persons with print disabilities in elementary and secondary schools, and for other purposes.
H R 491 To amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to clarify the adjustments to be made in determining export price and constructed export price.
H R 492 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the standard mileage rate for charitable purposes to the standard mileage rate established by the Secretary of the Treasury for business purposes.
H R 493 To repeal the sunset on the increased assistance pursuant to the dependent care tax credit provisions of the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 and to make the credit refundable.
H R 494 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a full deduction for meals and lodging in connection with medical care.
H R 495 To approve the settlement of the water rights claims of the Zuni Indian Tribe in Apache County, Arizona, and for other purposes.
H R 496 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow individuals to defer recognition of reinvested capital gains distributions from regulated investment companies.
H R 497 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to suspend all motor fuel taxes for six months, and to permanently repeal the 4.3-cent per gallon increases in motor fuel taxes enacted in 1993.
H R 498 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow employees of county and local governments and of schools to maintain medical savings accounts.
H R 499 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a refundable credit against income tax for tuition expenses incurred for each qualifying child of the taxpayer in attending public or private elementary or secondary school.
H R 500 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for a permanent increase in payment amounts under the Medicare Program for home health services furnished in rural areas.
H R 501 To establish a student loan forgiveness program for nurses.
H R 502 To require identification that may be used in obtaining Federal public benefits to meet restrictions ensuring that it is secure and verifiable.
H R 503 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit for the production of oil and gas from domestic marginal wells and to extend the credit for alternative fuels.
H R 504 To provide for the reclamation of abandoned hardrock mines, and for other purposes.
H R 505 To establish the Northern Rio Grande National Heritage Area in the State of New Mexico, and for other purposes.
H R 506 To provide for the protection of archaeological sites in the Galisteo Basin in New Mexico, and for other purposes.
H R 507 To declare that the United States holds certain public domain lands in trust for the Pueblos of San Ildefonso and Santa Clara.
H R 508 To provide that, in establishing wage schedules for certain prevailing rate employees with respect to whom the Government is currently experiencing recruitment and retention problems, rates of pay for comparable positions in the nearest, most similar wage area shall be taken into account.
H R 509 For the relief of Lindita Idrizi Heath.
H R 510 For the relief of certain aliens who were aboard the Golden Venture.
H R 511 To make certain adjustments to be boundaries of the Mount Naomi Wilderness Area, and for other purposes.
H R 512 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to construct an education and administrative center at the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge in Box Elder County, Utah.
H R 513 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to endorse prescription drug discount cards for use by Medicare beneficiaries.
H R 514 To provide for the conveyance of a small parcel of Bureau of Land Management land in Douglas County, Oregon, to the county to improve management of and recreational access to the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, and for other purposes.
H R 515 To amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to permit the use of unexpended allotments under the State children's health care program through fiscal year 2006.
H R 516 To amend the General Education Provisions Act to clarify the definition of a student regarding family educational and privacy rights.
H R 517 To direct the Commandant of the Coast Guard to convey 2 Coast Guard cutters.
H R 518 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase portability among retirement plans.
H R 519 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study of the San Gabriel River Watershed, and for other purposes.
H R 520 For the relief of Mohamed Abshir Musse, Mariam Musse Gul, Abdullahi Mohamed Abshir, and Madina Mohamed Abshir.
H R 521 To establish the Steel Industry National Historic Site in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
H R 522 To reform the Federal deposit insurance system, and for other purposes.
H R 523 To amend the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 to identify a route that passes through the State of Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Kansas, as a high priority corridor on the National Highway System.
H R 524 To establish the Crossroads of the American Revolution National Heritage Area in the State of New Jersey, and for other purposes.
H R 525 To authorize the President to posthumously award a gold medal on behalf of the Congress to the seven members of the crew of the space shuttle Columbia in recognition of their outstanding and enduring contributions to the Nation.
H R 526 To direct certain Federal agencies to issue rules that coordinate with the establishment by the Federal Trade Commission of a list of telephone numbers of consumers who do not want to receive telephone calls for telemarketing purposes.
H R 527 To provide Capitol-flown flags to the immediate family of fire fighters, law enforcement officers, emergency medical technicians, and other rescue workers who are killed in the line of duty.
H R 528 To authorize the extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations treatment) to the products of Armenia.
H R 529 To reinstate and transfer a hydroelectric license under the Federal Power Act to permit the immediate redevelopment of a hydroelectric project located in the State of New York, and for other purposes.
H R 530 For the relief of Tanya Andrea Goudeau.
H R 531 To amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to extend the availability of allotments for fiscal years 1998 through 2001 under the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP).
H R 532 To revise the boundaries of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area in the State of California, to restore and extend the term of the advisory commission for the recreation area, and for other purposes.
H R 533 To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for health benefits and certain other benefits to be furnished by the Department of Veterans Affairs to any individual who has spina bifida and is the natural child of a veteran who, while in military service, was exposed to a herbicide agent.
H R 534 To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit human cloning.
H R 535 To provide access to welfare tools to help Americans get back to work.
H R 536 To amend the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to provide for coverage under that Act of employees of States and political subdivisions of States, and for other purposes.
H R 537 To authorize the grant program for elimination of the nationwide backlog in analyses of DNA samples at the level necessary to completely eliminate the backlog and obtain a DNA sample from every person convicted of a qualifying offense.
H R 538 To amend the Federal Rules of Evidence to establish a parent-child privilege.
H R 539 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for the admission to the United States for permanent residence without numerical limitation of spouses of permanent resident aliens.
H R 540 To amend title 9, United States Code, to allow employees the right to accept or reject the use of arbitration to resolve an employment controversy.
H R 541 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for employee benefits for work site employees of certain corporations operating on a cooperative basis.
H R 542 To repeal the reservation of mineral rights made by the United States when certain lands in Livingston Parish, Louisiana, were conveyed by Public Law 102-562.
H R 543 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide special rules for the determining the amount allowed as a deduction for a charitable contribution of apparently wholesome food which is inventory.
H R 544 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow employers a tax credit for hiring displaced homemakers.
H R 545 To provide for the establishment of a scientific basis for new firefighting technology standards, improve coordination among Federal, State, and local fire officials in training for and responding to terrorist attacks and other national emergencies, and for other purposes.
H R 546 To revise the boundary of the Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park in the State of Hawaii, and for other purposes.
H R 547 To expand the Federal tax refund intercept program to cover children who are not minors.
H R 548 To amend title 10, United States Code, to increase the minimum Survivor Benefit Plan basic annuity for surviving spouses age 62 and older, to provide for a one-year open season under that plan, and for other purposes.
H R 549 To suspend temporarily the duty on certain power weaving textile machinery.
H R 550 To suspend temporarily the duty on certain ink-jet textile printing machinery.
H R 551 To suspend temporarily the duty on certain other textile printing machinery.
H R 552 To suspend temporarily the duty on certain textile machinery.
H R 553 To suspend temporarily the duty on Chemical RH water-based (iron toluene sulfanate).
H R 554 To suspend temporarily the duty on Chemical NR Ethanol-based (iron toluene sulfanate).
H R 555 To suspend temporarily the duty on tantalum capacitor ink.
H R 556 To suspend temporarily the duty on certain manufacturing equipment.
H R 557 To suspend temporarily the duty on certain manufacturing equipment.
H R 558 To suspend temporarily the duty on certain manufacturing equipment.
H R 559 To suspend temporarily the duty on certain manufacturing equipment.
H R 560 To suspend temporarily the duty on certain manufacturing equipment.
H R 561 To suspend temporarily the duty on certain manufacturing equipment.
H R 562 To suspend temporarily the duty on thermal release plastic film.
H R 563 To suspend temporarily the duty on certain formulated silver paints and pastes to coat tantalum anodes colloidal precious metals.
H R 564 To suspend temporarily the duty on polymer masking material for aluminum capacitors (UPICOAT).
H R 565 To provide emergency assistance to certain small business concerns that have suffered substantial economic injury from drought.
H R 566 To amend the impact aid program under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to clarify the formula used to compute payments to local educational agencies with respect to eligible federally connected children.
H R 567 To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study of the suitability and feasibility of establishing the Northern Neck National Heritage Area in Virginia, and for other purposes.
H R 568 To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to provide assistance for nutrient removal technologies to States in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
H R 569 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish procedures for determining payment amounts for new clinical diagnostic laboratory tests for which payment is made under the Medicare Program.
H R 570 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a 5-year extension of the credit for electricity produced from wind.
H R 571 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a shorter recovery period for the depreciation of certain restaurant buildings.
H R 572 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the limitation on capital losses applicable to individuals.
H R 573 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt certain sightseeing flights from taxes on air transportation.
H R 574 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to treat gold, silver, and platinum, in either coin or bar form, in the same manner as stocks and bonds for purposes of the maximum capital gains rate for individuals.
H R 575 To expedite the process by which the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture may utilize military aircraft to fight wildfires, and for other purposes.
H R 576 To provide for the transfer to the Secretary of Energy of title to, and full responsibility for the possession, transportation, and disposal of, radioactive waste associated with the West Valley Demonstration Project, and for other purposes.
H R 577 To amend chapter 89 of title 5, United States Code, to increase the Government contribution for Federal employee health insurance.
H R 578 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the 4.3-cent motor fuel excise taxes on railroads and inland waterway transportation which remain in the general fund of the Treasury.
H R 579 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 580 To direct the Secretary of Transportation to issue regulations requiring turbojet aircraft of air carriers to be equipped with missile defense systems, and for other purposes.
H R 581 To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide that certain sexual crimes against children are predicate crimes for the interception of communications, and for other purposes.
H R 582 To amend the Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921, to provide the Secretary of Agriculture with administrative authority to investigate live poultry dealers, and for other purposes.
H R 583 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow individuals a refundable credit against income tax for the purchase of private health insurance, and to establish State health insurance safety-net programs.
H R 584 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow penalty-free withdrawals from individual retirement plans for adoption expenses.
H R 585 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to impose a windfall profit tax on crude oil and products thereof.
H R 586 To enable the United States to maintain its leadership in aeronautics and aviation by instituting an initiative to develop technologies that will enable future aircraft with significantly lower noise, emissions, and fuel consumption; to reinvigorate basic and applied research in aeronautics and aviation, and for other purposes.
H R 587 To amend title 40, United States Code, to add Ashtabula, Mahoning, and Trumbull Counties, Ohio, to the Appalachian region.
H R 588 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage under the Medicare Program of immunosuppressive drugs for Medicare beneficiaries who receive an organ transplant without regard to when the transplant was received.
H R 589 To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
H R 590 To direct the Secretary of the Army to convey the remaining water supply storage allocation in Rathbun Lake, Iowa, to the Rathbun Regional Water Association.
H R 591 To authorize the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America to establish a memorial on Federal land in the District of Columbia to honor the victims of the Ukrainian famine-genocide of 1932-1933.
H R 592 To expand aviation capacity.
H R 593 To correct certain inequities in the second round of designation of empowerment zones and enterprise communities.
H R 594 To amend title II of the Social Security Act to repeal the Government pension offset and windfall elimination provisions.
H R 595 To provide compensation for certain World War II veterans who survived the Bataan Death March and were held as prisoners of war by the Japanese.
H R 596 To amend title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to exclude from preemption State causes of action to enforce determinations under group health plans based on medical necessity.
H R 597 To amend the Public Health Service Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to protect consumers in managed care plans and other health coverage.
H R 598 To establish a commission to study the establishment of a national education museum and archive for the United States.
H R 599 To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to provide grants to improve the infrastructure of elementary and secondary schools.
H R 600 To require disclosure of the sale of securities by insiders of issuers of the securities to be made available to the Commission and to the public in electronic form before the transaction is conducted, and for other purposes.
H R 601 To direct the Architect of the Capitol to enter into a contract to revise the statue commemorating women's suffrage located in the rotunda of the United States Capitol to include a likeness of Sojourner Truth.
H R 602 To provide compensation for the families of noncombatants killed in United States military actions in Afghanistan after September 11, 2001.
H R 603 To provide for adjustment of immigration status for certain aliens granted temporary protected status in the United States because of conditions in Montserrat.
H R 604 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for legal permanent resident status for certain undocumented or nonimmigrant aliens.
H R 605 To provide for permanent resident status for any alien orphan physically present in the United States who is less than 12 years of age and to provide for deferred enforced departure status for any alien physically present in the United States who is the natural and legal parent of a child born in the United States who is less than 18 years of age.
H R 606 To amend title 49, United States Code, to provide that individuals who are eligible to join the Armed Forces of the United States are also eligible to be security screening personnel.
H R 607 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide more revenue for the Social Security system by imposing a tax on certain unearned income and to provide tax relief for more than 80,000,000 individuals and families who pay more in Social Security taxes than income taxes by reducing the rate of the old age, survivors, and disability insurance Social Security payroll tax.
H R 608 To provide for prices of pharmaceutical products that are fair to the producer and the consumer, and for other purposes.
H R 609 To accord honorary citizenship to the alien victims of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks against the United States and to provide for the granting of permanent resident status to the alien spouses and children of certain victims of such attacks.
H R 610 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reinstate the taxes funding the Hazardous Substance Superfund and the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund and to extend the taxes funding the Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund.
H R 611 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit against income tax for amounts contributed to charitable organizations which provide elementary or secondary school scholarships and for contributions of, and for, instructional materials and materials for extracurricular activities.
H R 612 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 613 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a tax credit for elementary and secondary school teachers.
H R 614 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit against income tax to professional school personnel in grades K-12.
H R 615 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow the Hope Scholarship Credit to be used for elementary and secondary expenses.
H R 616 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 with respect to the purchase of prescription drugs by individuals who have attained retirement age, and to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to the importation of prescription drugs and the sale of such drugs through Internet sites.
H R 617 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 618 To establish a commission to study and make recommendations on marginal tax rates for the working poor.
H R 619 To direct the Secretary of Transportation to conduct a study to determine the feasibility of constructing a highway in California connecting State Route 130 in Santa Clara County with Interstate Route 5 in San Joaquin County, and to determine the feasibility of constructing a fixed guideway system along the right-of-way of the highway.
H R 620 An act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to provide supplemental funding and other services that are necessary to assist certain local school districts in the State of California in providing educational services for students attending schools located within Yosemite National Park, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to adjust the boundaries of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, and for other purposes.
H R 621 To amend the Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief Act of 1940 to prohibit discrimination in the rental of housing to members of the Armed Forces.
H R 622 To provide for the exchange of certain lands in the Coconino and Tonto National Forests in Arizona, and for other purposes.
H R 623 To amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to the shortage of medical laboratory personnel.
H R 624 To amend part A of title IV of the Social Security Act to include efforts to address barriers to employment as a work activity under the temporary assistance to needy families program, and for other purposes.
H R 625 To expand the purposes of the program of block grants to States for temporary assistance for needy families to include poverty reduction, and to make grants available under the program for that purpose.
H R 626 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that corporate tax benefits from stock option compensation expenses are allowed only to the extent such expenses are included in a corporation's financial statements.
H R 627 To amend title 38, United States Code, to suspend for five years the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to increase the copayment amount in effect for medication furnished by the Secretary on an outpatient basis for the treatment of non-service-connected disabilities and to provide an increase in the maximum annual rates of pension payable to surviving spouses of veterans of a period of war, and for other purposes.
H R 628 To prohibit the Secretary of Defense from purchasing certain steel or equipment, products, or systems made with steel that is not melted and poured in the United States.
H R 629 To amend the Emergency Steel Loan Guarantee Act of 1999 to prohibit steel companies receiving loan guarantees from investing the loan proceeds in foreign steel companies and using the loan proceeds to import steel products from foreign countries that are subject to certain trade remedies.
H R 630 To amend title 49, United States Code, to provide an apportionment to a primary airport that falls below 10,000 passenger boardings in a calendar year as a result of the discontinuance of air carrier service at the airport, and for other purposes.
H R 631 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 632 To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide that the rate of reimbursement for motor vehicle travel under the beneficiary travel program of the Department of Veterans Affairs shall be the same as the rate for private vehicle reimbursement for Federal employees.
H R 633 To name the Department of Veterans Affairs medical facility in Iron Mountain, Michigan, as the "Oscar G. Johnson Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Facility".
H R 634 To provide Medicare beneficiaries with access to prescription drugs at Federal Supply Schedule prices.
H R 635 To assure that enrollment in any Medicare prescription drug program is voluntary.
H R 636 To repeal the provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act and the Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act that limit private securities actions, and for other purposes.
H R 637 To amend title 18, United States Code, to limit the misuse of Social Security numbers, to establish criminal penalties for such misuse, and for other purposes.
H R 638 To clarify the authority of the Secretary of Defense to respond to environmental emergencies.
H R 639 To amend the Act of March 3, 1875, to permit the State of Colorado to use land held in trust by the State as open space, and for other purposes.
H R 640 To designate as wilderness certain lands within the Rocky Mountain National Park in the State of Colorado.
H R 641 To amend the Stevenson-Wydler Technology Innovation Act of 1980 to permit Federal laboratories to aid surrounding communities in improving their efforts in science education.
H R 642 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 643 To urge reforms of the Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative, and for other purposes.
H R 644 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to treat spaceports like airports under the exempt facility bond rules.
H R 645 To amend title 36, United States Code, to designate the square dance as the national folk dance.
H R 646 To expand the boundaries of the Fort Donelson National Battlefield to authorize the acquisition and interpretation of lands associated with the campaign that resulted in the capture of the fort in 1862, and for other purposes.
H R 647 To increase the amount of student loan forgiveness and loan cancellation available to qualified teachers, and for other purposes.
H R 648 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 649 For the relief of Web's Construction Company, Incorporated.
H R 650 To amend the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act of 1974 to provide for homeowners to recover treble damages from mortgage escrow servicers for failures by such servicers to make timely payments from escrow accounts for homeowners insurance, taxes, or other charges, and for other purposes.
H R 651 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow married individuals who are legally separated and living apart to exclude from gross income the income from United States savings bonds used to pay higher education tuition and fees.
H R 652 To assure that the American people have large areas of land in healthy natural condition throughout the country to maximize wildland recreational opportunities for people, maximize habitat protection for native wildlife and natural plant communities, and to contribute to a preservation of water for use by downstream metropolitan communities and other users, through the establishment of a National Forest Ecosystem Protection Program composed of lands within existing wilderness areas and adjacent primitive areas, and for other purposes.
H R 653 To establish a Fund for Environmental Priorities to be funded by a portion of the consumer savings resulting from retail electricity choice, and for other purposes.
H R 654 To require the head of each Federal agency in the Department of the Interior to consider whether actions of the agency have any disparate impact on any member of a racial, ethnic, or religious minority.
H R 655 To bar Federal agencies from accepting for any identification-related purpose a State-issued driver's license, or other comparable identification document, unless the State requires a license or comparable document issued to a nonimmigrant alien to expire upon the expiration of the alien's authorized period of stay in the United States, and for other purposes.
H R 656 To establish the National Commission on Youth Crime and School Violence.
H R 657 To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to augment the emergency authority of the Securities and Exchange Commission.
H R 658 To provide for the protection of investors, increase confidence in the capital markets system, and fully implement the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 by streamlining the hiring process for certain employment positions in the Securities and Exchange Commission.
H R 659 To amend section 242 of the National Housing Act regarding the requirements for mortgage insurance under such Act for hospitals.
H R 660 To amend title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to improve access and choice for entrepreneurs with small businesses with respect to medical care for their employees.
H R 661 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit financial institutions to determine their interest expense deduction without regard to tax-exempt bonds issued to provide certain small loans for health care or educational purposes.
H R 662 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve tax equity for military personnel, and for other purposes.
H R 663 To amend title IX of the Public Health Service Act to provide for the improvement of patient safety and to reduce the incidence of events that adversely affect patient safety, and for other purposes.
H R 664 To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve benefits for Filipino veterans of World War II and surviving spouses of such veterans, and for other purposes.
H R 665 To express the policy of the United States regarding the United States relationship with Native Hawaiians and to provide a process for the recognition by the United States of the Native Hawaiian governing entity, and for other purposes.
H R 666 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income of individual taxpayers discharges of indebtedness attributable to certain forgiven residential mortgage obligations.
H R 667 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an inflation adjustment of the dollar limitation on the exclusion of gain on the sale of a principal residence.
H R 668 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow credits against income tax for an owner of a radio broadcasting station which donates the license and other assets of such station to a nonprofit corporation for purposes of supporting nonprofit fine arts and performing arts organizations, and for other purposes.
H R 669 To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit the sale or rental of adult video games to minors.
H R 670 To amend the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 to provide for identification, mitigation, and purchase of properties insured under the national flood insurance program that suffer repetitive losses.
H R 671 To reauthorize and revise the Renewable Energy Production Incentive program, and for other purposes.
H R 672 To rename the Guam South Elementary/Middle School of the Department of Defense Domestic Dependents Elementary and Secondary Schools System in honor of Navy Commander William "Willie" McCool, who was the pilot of the Space Shuttle Columbia when it was tragically lost on February 1, 2003.
H R 673 To amend the Clean Air Act regarding the conformity of transportation projects to implementation plans, and for other purposes.
H R 674 To authorize the President to present a gold medal on behalf of the Congress to the Choctaw Code Talkers in recognition of their contributions to the Nation, and for other purposes.
H R 675 To amend titles XI and XIX of the Social Security Act to remove the cap on Medicaid payments for Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, and American Samoa and to adjust the Medicaid statutory matching rate for those territories.
H R 676 To provide for comprehensive health insurance coverage for all United States residents, and for other purposes.
H R 677 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 678 To amend the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act to provide for comprehensive community and economic development in the distressed Southern Black Belt and Mississippi Delta region while leveraging existing efforts, entities, and resources.
H R 679 To prohibit certain late term abortions.
H R 680 To provide tax relief and assistance for the families of the heroes of the Space Shuttle Columbia, and for other purposes.
H R 681 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit an authorized committee of a winning candidate for election for Federal office which received a personal loan from the candidate from making any repayment on the loan after the date on which the candidate begins serving in such office.
H R 682 To amend the Temporary Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 2002 to provide for additional weeks of benefits to exhaustees; to modify the AIUR trigger used in determining eligibility for second-tier benefits; and to provide for an extension of the temporary extended unemployment program.
H R 683 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the special allowance for depreciation for certain property acquired after September 10, 2001, from 30 percent to 100 percent, and for other purposes.
H R 684 To provide scholarships for District of Columbia elementary and secondary students, and for other purposes.
H R 685 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to repeal the provisions prohibiting persons convicted of drug offenses from receiving student financial assistance.
H R 686 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to accelerate the scheduled increases in eligibility for individual retirement plans and to eliminate the marriage penalty in determining such eligibility.
H R 687 To prohibit the Federal Government from accepting a form of identification issued by a foreign government, except for a passport that is accepted for such a purpose on the date of enactment of this Act.
H R 688 To direct the Secretary of Agriculture to conduct a study of the effectiveness of silver-based biocides as an alternative treatment to preserve wood.
H R 689 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow residents of States with no income tax a deduction for State and local sales taxes.
H R 690 To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage under the Medicaid Program of organ transplant procedures as an emergency medical procedure for certain alien children.
H R 691 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow corporations to claim a charitable deduction for the donation of services related to contributions of computer technology or equipment.
H R 692 To provide for racial equity and fair treatment under the program of block grants to States for temporary assistance for needy families.
H R 693 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income certain death gratuity payments to members of the uniformed services.
H R 694 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an interest-free source of capital to cover the costs of installing residential solar energy equipment.
H R 695 To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to make a grant to support research to develop enhanced methods for the long-term control and suppression of the invasive plant species tamarisk in the Colorado River watershed in western Colorado and eastern Utah.
H R 696 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to restrict the disqualification of students for drug offenses to those students who committed offenses while receiving student financial aid.
H R 697 To amend the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 to designate a high priority corridor in California.
H R 698 To provide for and approve settlement of certain land claims of the Wyandotte Nation, and for other purposes.
H R 699 To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a comprehensive study of the Rathdrum Prairie/Spokane Valley Aquifer, located in Idaho and Washington.
H R 700 To amend the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure to require written opinions in certain cases, and for other purposes.
H R 701 To restore to the original owners certain lands that the Federal Government took for military purposes in 1940.
H R 702 To amend title 23, United States Code, to increase the Federal share for certain safety and other projects on energy impacted highways.
H R 703 To provide for the use of COPS funds for State and local intelligence officers, and for other purposes.
H R 704 To direct the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to conduct a joint special resources study to evaluate the suitability and feasibility of establishing the area known as the Rim of the Valley Corridor as a unit of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area in the State of California, and for other purposes.
H R 705 To suspend temporarily the duty on certain table tennis tables.
H R 706 To amend part A of title IV of the Social Security Act to promote secure and healthy families under the temporary assistance to needy families program, and for other purposes.
H R 707 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to permit direct payment under the Medicare Program for clinical social worker services provided to residents of skilled nursing facilities.
H R 708 To require the conveyance of certain National Forest System lands in Mendocino National Forest, California, to provide for the use of the proceeds from such conveyance for National Forest purposes, and for other purposes.
H R 709 To amend title 38, United States Code, to require Department of Veterans Affairs pharmacies to dispense medications to veterans for prescriptions written by private practitioners, and for other purposes.
H R 710 For the relief of Mrs. Florence Narusewicz of Erie, Pennsylvania.
H R 711 For the relief of Johanna Bell.
H R 712 For the relief of Richi James Lesley.
H R 713 To ensure the availability of spectrum to amateur radio operators.
H R 714 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand S corporation eligibility for banks, and for other purposes.
H R 715 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a United States independent film and television production wage credit.
H R 716 To establish grants to provide health services for improved nutrition, increased physical activity, obesity prevention, and for other purposes.
H R 717 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand the incentives for the construction and renovation of public schools.
H R 718 To prohibit an individual from knowingly opening, maintaining, managing, controlling, renting, leasing, making available for use, or profiting from any place for the purpose of manufacturing, distributing, or using any controlled substance, and for other purposes.
H R 719 To amend the Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921, to make it unlawful for a packer to own, feed, or control livestock intended for slaughter.
H R 720 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a deduction for State and local sales taxes in lieu of State and local income taxes.
H R 721 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage under the Medicare Program of cholesterol and other blood lipid screening tests.
H R 722 To amend title XI of the Social Security Act to include additional information in Social Security account statements.
H R 723 To except spouses and children of Philippine servicemen in the United States Navy from bars to admission and relief under the Immigration and Nationality Act.
H R 724 To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require that manufacturers of dietary supplements register with the Food and Drug Administration, to require the submission to such Administration of reports on adverse experiences regarding such supplements, and for other purposes.
H R 725 To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to establish labeling and advertising requirements for dietary supplements containing ephedrine alkaloids, to prohibit sales of such supplements to individuals under the age of 18, and for other purposes.
H R 726 To require licenses for the sale, purchase, and distribution of certain chemicals that are precursors to chemical weapons, and for other purposes.
H R 727 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to include sports utility vehicles in the limitation on the depreciation of certain luxury automobiles.
H R 728 To amend title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 to require, as a precondition to commencing a civil action with respect to a place of public accommodation or a commercial facility, that an opportunity be provided to correct alleged violations.
H R 729 To direct the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to carry out a 3-year pilot program to assist law enforcement officers purchasing homes in locally designated at-risk areas.
H R 730 To require a housing impact analysis of any new rule of a Federal agency that has an economic impact of $100,000,000 or more.
H R 731 To render all enrolled members of the Tohono O'odham Nation citizens of the United States as of the date of their enrollment and to recognize the valid membership credential of the Tohono O'odham Nation as the legal equivalent of a certificate of citizenship or a State-issued birth certificate for all Federal purposes.
H R 732 To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to make volunteer members of the Civil Air Patrol eligible for Public Safety Officer death benefits.
H R 733 A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to acquire the McLoughlin House in Oregon City, Oregon, for inclusion in Fort Vancouver Historic Site, and for other purposes.
H R 734 To provide loan forgiveness to social workers who work for child protective agencies.
H R 735 To amend chapter 83 of title 5, United States Code, to reform the funding of benefits under the Civil Service Retirement System for employees of the United States Postal Service, and for other purposes.
H R 736 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 737 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prevent corporate expatriation to avoid United States income taxes.
H R 738 To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to clarify that fill material cannot be comprised of waste.
H R 739 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the unrelated business income limitation on investment in certain debt-financed properties.
H R 740 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to encourage new school construction through the creation of a new class of bond.
H R 741 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow the deduction for health insurance costs of self-employed individuals to be allowed in computing self-employment taxes.
H R 742 To amend title 10, United States Code, to reduce the age for receipt of military retired pay for non-regular service from 60 to 55.
H R 743 To amend the Social Security Act and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide additional safeguards for Social Security and Supplemental Security Income beneficiaries with representative payees, to enhance program protections, and for other purposes.
H R 744 To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study of the suitability and feasibility of establishing the Southern Campaign of the Revolution Heritage Area in South Carolina, and for other purposes.
H R 745 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for patient protection by limiting the number of mandatory overtime hours a nurse may be required to work in certain providers of services to which payments are made under the Medicare Program.
H R 746 To prohibit the Federal Government from entering into contracts with companies that do not include certifications for certain financial reports required under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
H R 747 To improve the Telecommunications Development Fund.
H R 748 To require the Council on Environmental Quality to conduct a study on urban sprawl and smart growth, and to ensure the consideration by Federal agencies of urban sprawl in the preparation of their environmental reviews under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969.
H R 749 To direct the Secretary of the Interior to establish the Cooperative Landscape Conservation Program.
H R 750 To provide for a study of options for protecting the open space characteristics of certain lands in and adjacent to the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests in Colorado, and for other purposes.
H R 751 To authorize increased fines for improper use of vehicles that results in damage to public lands or national forests, and for other purposes.
H R 752 To prohibit oil and gas drilling in Finger Lakes National Forest in New York.
H R 753 To amend title 49, United States Code, to provide assistance for the construction of certain air traffic control towers.
H R 754 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to remove the 20 percent inpatient limitation under the Medicare Program on the proportion of hospice care that certain rural hospice programs may provide.
H R 755 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a minimum geographic cost-of-practice index value for physicians' services furnished under the Medicare Program of 1.
H R 756 To protect children from exploitive child modeling, and for other purposes.
H R 757 To require prescription drug manufacturers, packers, and distributors to disclose certain gifts provided in connection with detailing, promotional, or other marketing activities, and for other purposes.
H R 758 To allow all businesses to make up to 24 transfers each month from interest-bearing transaction accounts to other transaction accounts, to require the payment of interest on reserves held for depository institutions at Federal reserve banks, and for other purposes.
H R 759 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to accelerate the elimination of the marriage penalty in the standard deduction and in the 15-percent income tax rate bracket.
H R 760Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003
H R 761 To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide adapted housing assistance to disabled members of the Armed Forces who remain on active duty pending medical separation.
H R 762 To amend the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 and the Mineral Leasing Act to clarify the method by which the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture determine the fair market value of certain rights-of-way granted, issued, or renewed under these Acts.
H R 763 To provide for the disposition of United States Government uranium inventories.
H R 764 To appropriate funds for grants by the Office for Domestic Preparedness of the Department of Homeland Security.
H R 765 To amend title 49, United States Code, to allow cargo pilots to participate in the Federal flight deck officer program.
H R 766 To provide for a National Nanotechnology Research and Development Program, and for other purposes.
H R 767 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to encourage investing of foreign earnings within the United States for productive business purposes.
H R 768 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a broadband Internet access tax credit.
H R 769 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow the expensing of broadband Internet access expenditures, and for other purposes.
H R 770 To preserve the Arctic coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska, as wilderness in recognition of its extraordinary natural ecosystems and for the permanent good of present and future generations of Americans.
H R 771 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand bonus depreciation to expensing for 18 months.
H R 772 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that foreign base company shipping income shall include only income from aircraft and income from certain vessels transporting petroleum and related products.
H R 773 To amend section 5318 of title 31, United States Code, to authorize financial institutions to accept matricula consular issued in the United States as a valid form of identification.
H R 774 To amend the Electronic Fund Transfer Act to prohibit any operator of an automated teller machine that displays any paid advertising from imposing any fee on a consumer for the use of that machine, and for other purposes.
H R 775 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to eliminate the diversity immigrant program.
H R 776 To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to require ballistics testing of all firearms manufactured and all firearms in custody of Federal agencies.
H R 777 To authorize grants to States to fund arrangements between local police departments and public accommodations to have the accommodations serve as emergency domestic violence shelters.
H R 778 To recognize the birthdays of Presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln.
H R 779 To allow certain individuals of Japanese ancestry who were brought forcibly to the United States from countries in Latin America during World War II and were interned in the United States to be provided restitution under the Civil Liberties Act of 1988, and for other purposes.
H R 780 To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for the implementation of the program under section 804 of such Act, and for other purposes.
H R 781 To amend the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act to exempt attorneys from the privacy provisions of that Act.
H R 782 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make inapplicable the 10 percent additional tax on early distributions from certain pension plans of public safety employees.
H R 783 To authorize the Secretary of Transportation to carry out a project to widen Interstate Route 35 East in Denton County, Texas.
H R 784 To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to authorize appropriations for sewer overflow control grants.
H R 785 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the above-the-line deduction for teacher classroom supplies and to expand such deduction to include qualified professional development expenses.
H R 786 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the occupational taxes relating to distilled spirits, wine, and beer.
H R 787 To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act with respect to reform of Federal survey and certification process of nursing facilities under the Medicare and Medicaid Programs.
H R 788 To revise the boundary of the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area in the States of Utah and Arizona.
H R 789 To expand the eligibility of individuals to qualify for loan forgiveness for teachers in order to provide additional incentives for teachers currently employed or seeking employment in economically depressed rural areas, Territories, and Indian Reservations.
H R 790 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide credits for individuals and businesses for the installation of certain wind energy property.
H R 791 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow distilled spirits wholesalers a credit against income tax for their cost of carrying Federal excise taxes prior to the sale of the product bearing the tax.
H R 792 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to authorize physical therapists to evaluate and treat medicare beneficiaries without a requirement for a physician referral, and for other purposes.
H R 793 To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to authorized the Secretary of the Interior to grant easements and rights-of-way on the Outer Continental Shelf for activities otherwise authorized by that Act.
H R 794 To amend the Mineral Leasing Act to provide for the development of Federal coal resources.
H R 795 To require the Secretary of Energy to develop a plan to decrease the threat resulting from the theft or diversion of highly enriched uranium.
H R 796 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.
H R 797 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit the use of any contribution made to a candidate for election for Federal office, or any donation made to an individual as support for the individual's activities as the holder of a Federal office, for the payment of a salary to the candidate or individual or to any member of the immediate family of the candidate or individual.
H R 798 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the inclusion in gross income of unemployment compensation.
H R 799 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide incentives for the production of motor vehicles powered by alternative fuels.
H R 800 To provide for the withholding of United States contributions to any United Nations commission, organization, or affiliated agency that is chaired or presided over by a country that has repeatedly provided support for acts of international terrorism, and for other purposes.
H R 801 To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to the cloning of humans, and for other purposes.
H R 802 To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to require medically accurate factual information in any course material or instruction on human development and sexuality.
H R 803 To amend title XVI of the Social Security Act to clarify that the value of certain funeral and burial arrangements are not to be considered available resources under the supplemental security income program.
H R 804 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and modify the credit for electricity produced from biomass, and for other purposes.
H R 805 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify that certain settlement funds established under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 are beneficially owned by the United States and are not subject to tax.
H R 806 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that a deduction equal to fair market value shall be allowed for charitable contributions of literary, musical, artistic, or scholarly compositions created by the donor.
H R 807 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 808 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the provision taxing policyholder dividends of mutual life insurance companies and to repeal the policyholders surplus account provisions.
H R 809 To prohibit certain abortions.
H R 810 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide regulatory relief and contracting flexibility under the Medicare Program.
H R 811 To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to make demonstration grants to promote the well-being and educational achievement of children through school-based health programs.
H R 812 To guarantee the right of individuals to receive Social Security benefits under title II of the Social Security Act in full with an accurate annual cost-of-living adjustment.
H R 813 To rescind the Department of Veterans Affairs memorandum of July 18, 2002, in which Directors of health service networks in the Department of Veterans Affairs are directed to ensure that no marketing activities to enroll new veterans occur within their networks.
H R 814 To provide collective bargaining rights for public safety officers employed by States or their political subdivisions.
H R 815 To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to conduct a study with respect to aneurysms, and for other purposes.
H R 816 To provide certain temporary increases in the Federal medical assistance percentage (FMAP) under the Medicaid Program to help States finance increases in enrollment due to rising unemployment and to prevent reductions in health insurance coverage due to State budget crises.
H R 817 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for enhanced reimbursement under the Medicare Program for screening and diagnostic mammography services, and for other purposes.
H R 818 To amend the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act to further protect customers of financial institutions whose identities are stolen from the financial institution, and for other purposes.
H R 819 To amend the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 to extend and modify the reimbursement of State and local funds expended for emergency health services furnished to undocumented aliens.
H R 820 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 821 To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit the manufacture or importation, or transfer by a licensed firearms dealer, of a pistol that does not have a chamber load indicator and, in the case of a semiautomatic pistol that has a detachable magazine, a mechanism that prevents the pistol from being fired when the magazine is not attached.
H R 822 To enhance ecosystem protection and the range of outdoor opportunities protected by law in the Skykomish River valley of the State of Washington by designating certain lower-elevation Federal lands as wilderness, and for other purposes.
H R 823 To amend the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to provide full funding for assistance for education of all children with disabilities.
H R 824 To authorize the National Science Foundation to carry out research projects to develop and assess novel uses of high-performance computer networks for use in science, mathematics, and technology education in elementary and secondary schools.
H R 825 To redesignate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 7401 West 100th Place in Bridgeview, Illinois, as the "Michael J. Healy Post Office Building".
H R 826 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand the tax incentives for higher education.
H R 827 To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to reauthorize the temporary mortgage and rental payments program.
H R 828 To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to allow certain applicants for approval of a generic drug to be eligible for a 180-day period of protection from competition, and for other purposes.
H R 829 To amend the Arts and Artifacts Indemnity Act to increase the amount of loss or damage coverage, in the aggregate and for single exhibitions, authorized by such Act.
H R 830 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to protect and preserve access of Medicare beneficiaries to health care in rural areas.
H R 831 To provide for and approve the settlement of certain land claims of the Bay Mills Indian Community.
H R 832 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide a mechanism for United States citizens and lawful permanent residents to sponsor their permanent partners for residence in the United States, and for other purposes.
H R 833 To combat unfair and deceptive practices in the high-cost mortgage market, establish a consumer mortgage protection board, and establish licensing and minimum standards for mortgage brokers, and for other purposes.
H R 834 To respond to the illegal production, distribution, and use of methamphetamines in the United States, and for other purposes.
H R 835 To provide for enhanced collaborative forest stewardship management within the Clearwater and Nez Perce National Forests in Idaho, and for other purposes.
H R 836 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to restore the avenues for relief from removal that existed for aliens lawfully admitted for permanent residence prior to the enactment of the enactment of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996.
H R 837 To amend the Clean Air Act to eliminate methyl tertiary butyl ether from the United States fuel supply, to increase production and use of renewable fuel, and to increase the Nation's energy independence, and for other purposes.
H R 838 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide greater academic freedom for institutions of higher education, and for other purposes.
H R 839 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow an income tax credit for the provision of homeownership and community development, and for other purposes.
H R 840 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow for the expansion of areas designated as renewal communities based on 2000 census data.
H R 841 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve access to Medicare+Choice plans for special needs Medicare beneficiaries by allowing plans to target enrollment to special needs beneficiaries.
H R 842 To provide for the conveyance of certain Federal lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management in Maricopa County, Arizona, in exchange for private lands located in Yavapai County, Arizona, and for other purposes.
H R 843 To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide full service-connected disability benefits for persons disabled by treatment or vocational rehabilitation provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs and for survivors of persons dying from such treatment.
H R 844 To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the establishment of a National Center for Social Work Research.
H R 845 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from the gross income of interest on bank loans made to churches and religious organizations.
H R 846 To provide for research on, and services for individuals with, postpartum depression and psychosis.
H R 847 To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to the importation of prescription drugs from Canada.
H R 848 To amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, the Public Health Service Act, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require that group and individual health insurance coverage and group health plans provide for prompt payment for health benefits claims.
H R 849 To authorize the Regional Foresters to exempt tree-thinning projects, which are necessary to prevent the occurrence of wildfire likely to cause extreme harm to the forest ecosystem, from laws that give rise to legal causes of action that delay or prevent such projects.
H R 850 To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide special compensation for former prisoners of war, and for other purposes.
H R 851 To assess the impact of the North American Free Trade Agreement and the entry of the People's Republic of China into the World Trade Organization on American jobs, the environment, and worker rights.
H R 852 To authorize the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to develop multidisciplinary research centers regarding women's health and disease prevention and conduct and coordinate a research program on hormone disruption, and for other purposes.
H R 853 To establish the position of Northern Border Coordinator in the Department of Homeland Security.
H R 854 To provide for the promotion of democracy, human rights, and rule of law in the Republic of Belarus and for the consolidation and strengthening of Belarus sovereignty and independence.
H R 855 To encourage Members of Congress and the executive branch to be honest with the public about true on-budget circumstances, to exclude the Social Security trust funds and the Medicare hospital insurance trust fund from the annual Federal budget baseline, to prohibit Social Security and Medicare hospital insurance trust funds surpluses to be used as offsets for tax cuts or spending increases, and to exclude the Social Security trust funds and the Medicare hospital insurance trust fund from official budget surplus/deficit pronouncements.
H R 856 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to revise a repayment contract with the Tom Green County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1, San Angelo project, Texas, and for other purposes.
H R 857 To prevent the slaughter of horses in and from the United States for human consumption by prohibiting the slaughter of horses for human consumption and by prohibiting the trade and transport of horseflesh and live horses intended for human consumption, and for other purposes.
H R 858 To amend title 18, United States Code, to establish penalties for aggravated identity theft, and for other purposes.
H R 859 To repeal the prohibition on the payment of interest on demand deposits, and for other purposes.
H R 860 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the 1993 increase in income taxes on Social Security benefits.
H R 861 To provide that the individual income tax rate reductions of the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 shall be permanent.
H R 862 To amend the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to protect Social Security beneficiaries against any reduction in benefits.
H R 863 To amend the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to provide increased authority for school personnel to discipline children with disabilities who engage in certain dangerous behavior.
H R 864 To authorize appropriations for the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to achieve full funding in fiscal year 2004 and fiscal year 2005, and for other purposes.
H R 865 To protect the health and safety of individuals receiving smallpox vaccinations and to provide compensation and assured access to care for individuals injured by the vaccine, and for other purposes.
H R 866 To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to enhance the security of wastewater treatment works.
H R 867 For the relief of Durreshahwar Durreshahwar, Nida Hasan, Asna Hasan, Anum Hasan, and Iqra Hasan.
H R 868 To amend section 527 of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1994 and 1995 to require that certain claims for expropriation by the Government of Nicaragua meet certain requirements for purposes of the prohibition on foreign assistance to that government.
H R 869 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the deduction for host families of foreign exchange and other students from $50 per month to $200 per month.
H R 870 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the treatment of certain motor vehicle dealer transitional assistance.
H R 871 To amend the National Highway System Designation Act of 1995 concerning the applicability of hours of service requirements to drivers operating commercial motor vehicles transporting agricultural commodities and farm supplies.
H R 872 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify that church employees are eligible for the exclusion for qualified tuition reduction programs of charitable educational organizations.
H R 873 To amend title V of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to raise awareness of eating disorders and to create educational programs concerning the same, and for other purposes.
H R 874 To establish a program, coordinated by the National Transportation Safety Board, of assistance to families of passengers involved in rail passenger accidents.
H R 875 To direct the Secretary of Transportation to make grants for security improvements to over-the-road bus operations, and for other purposes.
H R 876 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a credit against income tax for expenditures for the maintenance of railroad tracks of Class II and Class III railroads.
H R 877 To amend title XI of the Social Security Act to improve patient safety.
H R 878 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a special rule for members of the uniformed services and Foreign Service in determining the exclusion of gain from the sale of a principal residence and to restore the tax exempt status of death gratuity payments to members of the uniformed services, and for other purposes.
H R 879 To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for certain servicemembers to become eligible for educational assistance under the Montgomery GI Bill.
H R 880 To amend title 46, United States Code, to accelerate to 2007 the application of the requirement that a tanker that carries oil in bulk as cargo must be equipped with a double hull, and for other purposes.
H R 881 To disapprove certain sentencing guideline amendments.
H R 882 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the qualified small issue bond provisions.
H R 883 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to adjust the fee for collecting specimens for clinical diagnostic laboratory tests under the Medicare Program.
H R 884 To provide for the use and distribution of the funds awarded to the Western Shoshone identifiable group under Indian Claims Commission Docket Numbers 326-A-1, 326-A-3, and 326-K, and for other purposes.
H R 885 To provide for adjustments to the Central Arizona Project in Arizona, to authorize the Gila River Indian Community water rights settlement, to reauthorize and amend the Southern Arizona Water Rights Settlement Act of 1982, and for other purposes.
H R 886 To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the payment of dependency and indemnity compensation to the survivors of former prisoners of war who died on or before September 30, 1999, under the same eligibility conditions as apply to payment of dependency and indemnity compensation to the survivors of former prisoners of war who die after that date.
H R 887 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 $2,000.
H R 888 To authorize the disinterment from the Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial in Luxembourg of the remains of Private Ray A. Morgan, who died in combat in January 1945 in the Battle of the Bulge, and to authorize the transfer of his remains to the custody of his next of kin.
H R 889 To eliminate the backlog in performing DNA analyses of DNA samples collected from convicted child sex offenders, and for other purposes.
H R 890 To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for a more equitable geographic allocation of funds appropriated to the Department of Veterans Affairs for medical care.
H R 891 To establish a task force to evaluate and make recommendations with respect to the security of sealed sources of radioactive materials, and for other purposes.
H R 892 To authorize the Secretary of the Army to carry out a project for flood damage reduction and ecosystem restoration for the American River, Sacramento, California, and for other purposes.
H R 893 To provide student loan forgiveness to the surviving spouses of the victims of the September 11, 2001, tragedies.
H R 894 To amend the Public Health Service Act to require the Director of the National Institutes of Health to expand and intensify research regarding Diamond-Blackfan Anemia.
H R 895 To provide for the construction and renovation of child care facilities, and for other purposes.
H R 896 To provide for substantial reductions in the price of prescription drugs for Medicare beneficiaries and for women diagnosed with breast cancer.
H R 897 To amend the National Trails System Act to designate the route of the Mississippi River from its headwaters in the State of Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico for study for potential addition to the National Trails System as a national scenic trail, national historic trail, or both, and for other purposes.
H R 898 To provide for the recognition of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina, and for other purposes.
H R 899 To amend title 18, United States Code, to require persons to obtain a State license before receiving a handgun or handgun ammunition.
H R 900 To provide incentive funds to States that have in effect a certain law.
H R 901 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to construct a bridge on Federal land west of and adjacent to Folsom Dam in California, and for other purposes.
H R 902 To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to convey certain parcels of National Forest System land in the State of Idaho, to use the proceeds for the acquisition, construction, or rehabilitation of facilities in the Panhandle National Forest in the State of Idaho, and for other purposes.
H R 903 To provide for the conveyance by the Secretary of Agriculture of the Sandpoint Federal Building and adjacent land in Sandpoint, Idaho, and for other purposes.
H R 904 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to establish a program to inventory, evaluate, document, and assist efforts to preserve surviving United States Life-Saving Service stations.
H R 905 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to simplify the application of self-employment tax in the case of family farming businesses.
H R 906 To amend title 23, United States Code, to improve roadway safety for motor vehicles, bicycles, and pedestrians and workers in proximity to vehicle traffic.
H R 907 To direct the Secretary of the Interior to complete a special resource study of the national significance, suitability, and feasibility of establishing Highway 49 in California, known as the "Golden Chain Highway", as a National Heritage Corridor.
H R 908 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to specify that imprisonment for reentering the United States after removal subsequent to a conviction for a felony shall be under circumstances that stress strenuous work and sparse living conditions, if the alien is convicted of another felony after the reentry.
H R 909 To amend title 35, United States Code, to direct the Director of the Patent and Trademark Office to adjust fees charged by the Office so that the fees collected in any fiscal year will equal, to the greatest extent practicable, the amount appropriated to the Office for that fiscal year.
H R 910 To provide for the distribution to coastal States and counties of revenues collected under the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act.
H R 911 To authorize the establishment of a memorial to victims who died as a result of terrorist acts against the United States or its people, at home or abroad.
H R 912 To authorize the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to establish an awards program in honor of Charles "Pete" Conrad, astronaut and space scientist, for recognizing the discoveries made by amateur astronomers of asteroids with near-Earth orbit trajectories.
H R 913 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide incentives for the ownership and control of corporations by employees.
H R 914 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax incentives for investing in companies involved in space-related activities.
H R 915 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 916 To prohibit the expenditure of Federal funds to conduct or support research on the cloning of humans, and to express the sense of the Congress that other countries should establish substantially equivalent restrictions.
H R 917 To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1830 South Lake Drive in Lexington, South Carolina, as the "Floyd Spence Post Office Building".
H R 918 To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize a demonstration grant program to provide patient navigator services to reduce barriers and improve health care outcomes, and for other purposes.
H R 919 To ensure that a public safety officer who suffers a fatal heart attack or stroke while on duty shall be presumed to have died in the line of duty for purposes of public safety officer survivor benefits.
H R 920 To amend the Public Health Service Act to promote careers in nursing and diversity in the nursing workforce.
H R 921 To require amounts remaining in Members' representational allowances at the end of a fiscal year to be used for deficit reduction or to reduce the Federal debt, and for other purposes.
H R 922 To amend the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund of 2001 to provide for the liquidation of blocked assets of terrorists and terrorist organizations in order to reimburse the Treasury for the compensation of claimants.
H R 923 To amend the Small Business Investment Act of 1958 to allow certain premier certified lenders to elect to maintain an alternative loss reserve.
H R 924 To direct the Secretary of the Interior to replace the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as the Federal agency responsible for the administration, protection, and preservation of Midway Atoll, and for other purposes.
H R 925 To redesignate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1859 South Ashland Avenue in Chicago, Illinois, as the "Cesar Chavez Post Office".
H R 926 To amend the General Education Provisions Act to prohibit Federal education funding for elementary or secondary schools that provide access to emergency postcoital contraception.
H R 927 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for Farm and Ranch Risk Management Accounts, and for other purposes.
H R 928 To suspend temporarily the duty on Cerium Sulfide.
H R 929 To suspend temporarily the duty on 1,8 Dichloroanthraquinone.
H R 930 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand the incentives for the construction and renovation of public schools.
H R 931 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 932 To amend the impact aid program under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to improve the delivery of payments under the program to local educational agencies.
H R 933 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2004 through 2010 to carry out the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program.
H R 934 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to expand the loan forgiveness and loan cancellation programs for teachers, to provide loan forgiveness and loan cancellation programs for nurses, and for other purposes.
H R 935 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the exclusion from gross income for employer-provided health coverage for employees' spouses and dependent children to coverage provided to other eligible designated beneficiaries of employees.
H R 936 To leave no child behind.
H R 937 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for improvements in access to services in rural hospitals and critical access hospitals.
H R 938 To prohibit Federal payments to any individual, business, institution, or organization that engages in human cloning.
H R 939 To amend title 18, United States Code, to punish persons who use false or misleading domain names to attract children to Internet sites not appropriate for children.
H R 940 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that the foreign tax credit not be redetermined with respect to refunds of unlawful foreign taxes to taxpayers who successfully challenge those taxes.
H R 941 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the expeditious coverage of new medical technology under the Medicare Program, and for other purposes.
H R 942 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide student loan borrowers with a choice of lender for loan consolidation.
H R 943 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit against income tax for the purchase of hearing aids.
H R 944 To ensure that amounts in the Victims of Crime Fund are fully obligated.
H R 945 To exercise authority under article I, section 8, clause 3 of the Constitution of the United States to clearly establish jurisdictional boundaries over the commercial transactions of digital goods and services conducted through the Internet, and to foster stability and certainty over the treatment of such transactions.
H R 946 To effect a moratorium on immigration.
H R 947 To authorize local educational agencies to prohibit the transfer of students under section 1116 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to schools that are at or above capacity, and for other purposes.
H R 948 To amend title 23, United States Code, to require the Secretary of Transportation to carry out a grant program for providing financial assistance for local rail line relocation projects, and for other purposes.
H R 949 To prohibit certain transfers or assignments of franchises, and to prohibit certain fixing or maintaining of motor fuel prices, under the Petroleum Marketing Practices Act.
H R 950 To expand Alaska Native contracting of Federal land management functions and activities and to promote hiring of Alaska Natives by the Federal Government within the State of Alaska, and for other purposes.
H R 951 To amend the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act to provide for equitable allotment of lands to Alaska Native veterans.
H R 952 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 953 To provide for equal coverage of mental health benefits with respect to health insurance coverage unless comparable limitations are imposed on medical and surgical benefits.
H R 954 To confirm Federal recognition of the Miami Nation of Indiana.
H R 955 To amend the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2003, to reinstate the requirement that a farm, in order to be certified as an organic farm with respect to livestock produced on the farm, feed the livestock with organically produced feed.
H R 956 To amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 to allow employees to take, as additional leave, parental invlovement leave to participate in or attend their children's and grandchildren'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 957 To enhance investor confidence by providing investors with easy online access to complete information about securities firms and their brokers.
H R 958 To authorize certain hydrographic services programs, to name a cove in Alaska in honor of the late Able Bodied Seaman Eric Steiner Koss, and for other purposes.
H R 959 To improve the conservation and management of coastal and ocean resources by authorizing National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration oceanographic programs.
H R 960 To amend part C of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to consolidate and restate the Federal laws relating to the social health maintenance organization projects, to make such projects permanent, to require the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission to conduct a study on ways to expand such projects, and for other purposes.
H R 961 To promote Department of the Interior efforts to provide a scientific basis for the management of sediment and nutrient loss in the Upper Mississippi River Basin, and for other purposes.
H R 962 To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to clarify the jurisdiction of the United States over waters of the United States.
H R 963 To redesignate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2777 Logan Avenue in San Diego, California, as the "Cesar E. Chavez Post Office".
H R 964 To amend the Federal Power Act to provide the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission with authority to order certain refunds of electric rates, and for other purposes.
H R 965 To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide for an increase in the Federal minimum wage.
H R 966 To amend title 38, United States Code, to reinstate the vocational training program of the Department of Veterans Affairs for certain low-income veterans in receipt of pension from that Department.
H R 967 To extend for 3 additional years a temporary increase in payment for skilled nursing facility services under the Medicare Program.
H R 968 To amend title 23, United States Code, to provide incentives to States for the development of traffic safety programs to reduce crashes related to driver fatigue and sleep deprivation.
H R 969 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage under the Medicare Program of infertility treatment services for individuals entitled to health insurance benefits under that program by reason of a disability.
H R 970 To provide competitive grants for training court reporters and realtime writers to meet requirements for closed captioning under the Telecommunications Act of 1996, and for other purposes.
H R 971 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude $100 of interest from gross income and to raise the threshhold for reporting interest paid to $100.
H R 972 To clarify the effective date of the modification of treatment for retirement annuity purposes of part-time service before April 7, 1986, of certain Department of Veterans Affairs health-care professionals.
H R 973 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to restore and make permanent the exclusion from gross income for amounts received under qualified group legal services plans and to increase the maximum amount of the exclusion.
H R 974 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide capital gain treatment under section 631(b) of such Code for outright sales of timber by landowners.
H R 975 To amend title 11 of the United States Code, and for other purposes.
H R 976 To amend title II of the Social Security Act to provide that the waiting period for disability insurance benefits shall not be applicable in the case of a disabled individual suffering from a terminal illness.
H R 977 To amend the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 to provide death and disability benefits for aerial firefighters who work on a contract basis for the Forest Service or an agency of the Department of the Interior and suffer death or disability in the line of duty, and for other purposes.
H R 978 To amend chapter 84 of title 5, United States Code, to provide that certain Federal annuity computations are adjusted by 1 percentage point relating to periods of receiving disability payments, and for other purposes.
H R 979 To provide additional protections for National Forest System lands in Alaska through the designation of wilderness areas, wilderness study areas, Land Use Designation II management areas, restoration areas, special management areas, and additional components of the national wild and scenic rivers system.
H R 980 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand Medicare coverage of certain self-injected biologicals.
H R 981 To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 141 Erie Street in Linesville, Pennsylvania, as the "James R. Merry Post Office".
H R 982 To clarify the tax treatment of bonds and other obligations issued by the Government of American Samoa.
H R 983 To amend part C of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to consolidate and restate the Federal laws relating to the social health maintenance organization projects, to make such projects permanent, to require the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission to conduct a study on ways to expand such projects, and for other purposes.
H R 984 To improve the conservation and management of coastal and ocean resources by reenacting and clarifying provisions of a reorganization plan authorizing the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
H R 985 To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 111 West Washington Street in Bowling Green, Ohio, as the "Delbert L. Latta Post Office Building".
H R 986 To replace the existing Federal tobacco program with a federally chartered corporation to ensure the stability of the price and supply of domestically produced tobacco, to compensate quota holders for the loss of tobacco quota asset value, to provide transition assistance for active tobacco producers, to increase the competitiveness of domestically produced tobacco, and for other purposes.
H R 987 To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to ensure congressional involvement in the process by which a river that is designated as a wild, scenic, or recreational river by an act of the legislature of the State or States through which the river flows may be included in the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, and for other purposes.
H R 988 To provide compensation to individuals who are injured by an escaped prescribed fire and to amend the tort procedure provisions of title 28, United States Code, relating to claims for such fires, and for other purposes.
H R 989 To require the issuance of regulations pursuant to the National Invasive Species Act of 1996 to assure, to the maximum extent practicable, that vessels entering the Great Lakes do not discharge ballast water that introduces or spreads nonindigenous aquatic species and treat such ballast water and its sediments through the most effective and efficient techniques available, and for other purposes.
H R 990 To amend title 18 of the United States Code to provide for reciprocity in regard to the manner in which nonresidents of a State may carry certain concealed firearms in that State.
H R 991 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand the renewable resources production tax credit to include additional forms of renewable energy, and to expand the investment tax credit to include equipment used to produce electricity from renewable resources.
H R 992 To amend the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959 to inform union members of their rights.
H R 993 To provide for civil monetary penalties in certain cases.
H R 994 To enhance notification to union members of their rights under the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959.
H R 995 To amend title 37, United States Code, to provide a dislocation allowance under section 407 of such title to retired members of the uniformed services, including members placed on the temporary disability retired list, moving from their last duty station to their designated home.
H R 996 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 997 To declare English as the official language of the United States, to establish a uniform English language rule for naturalization, and to avoid mis-constructions of the English language texts of the laws of the United States, pursuant to Congress' powers to provide for the general welfare of the United States and to establish a uniform rule of naturalization under article I, section 8, of the Constitution.
H R 998 To amend title 38, United States Code, to require Department of Veterans Affairs pharmacies to dispense medications to veterans for prescriptions written by private practitioners, and for other purposes.
H R 999 To amend the Clean Air Act to reduce air pollution through expansion of cap and trade programs, to provide an alternative regulatory classification for units subject to the cap and trade program, and for other purposes.
H R 1000 To amend title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide additional protections to participants and beneficiaries in individual account plans from excessive investment in employer securities and to promote the provision of retirement investment advice to workers managing their retirement income assets.
H R 1001 To amend the Iran Nonproliferation Act of 2000 to allow extraordinary payments in connection with the International Space Station to be made to the Russian Aviation and Space Agency for safety and maintenance purposes during any period in which the United States Space Shuttle fleet is grounded, and for other purposes.
H R 1002 To amend the Public Health Service Act to enhance research, training, and health information dissemination with respect to urologic diseases, and for other purposes.
H R 1003 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, and to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to expand enforcement options to include such penalties with respect to meat and poultry.
H R 1004 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for payment under the Medicare Program for more frequent hemodialysis treatments.
H R 1005 To provide permanent funding for the payment in lieu of taxes program, and for other purposes.
H R 1006 To amend the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to further the conservation of certain wildlife species.
H R 1007 To provide for homeland security block grants.
H R 1008 To amend the National Highway System Designation Act of 1995 relating to the maximum hours of service for operators of ground water well drilling rigs.
H R 1009 To require Federal law enforcement agencies to expunge voidable arrest records, to provide incentive funds to States that have in effect a system for expunging such records, and for other purposes.
H R 1010 To amend title 46, United States Code, to require inspection of cargo destined for the United States.
H R 1011 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a 10-year extension of the credit for producing electricity from wind.
H R 1012 To establish the Carter G. Woodson Home National Historic Site in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes.
H R 1013 To amend the Federal Power Act to provide for alternative conditions and alternative fishways in hydroelectric dam licenses, and for other purposes.
H R 1014 To require Federal land managers to support, and to communicate, coordinate, and cooperate with, designated gateway communities, to improve the ability of gateway communities to participate in Federal land management planning conducted by the Forest Service and agencies of the Department of the Interior, and to respond to the impacts of the public use of the Federal lands administered by these agencies, and for other purposes.
H R 1015 To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of Associate Justice Thurgood Marshall.
H R 1016 To require the Secretary of the Treasury to redesign the $1 coin to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
H R 1017 To authorize the President to award a gold medal on behalf of the Congress to Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. in recognition of his outstanding and enduring contributions to the Nation.
H R 1018 To designate the building located at 1 Federal Plaza in New York, New York, as the "James L. Watson United States Court of International Trade Building".
H R 1019 To promote the freedom of information in Vietnam.
H R 1020 To amend the Clean Air Act requirements relating to gasoline to prevent future supply shortages and price spikes in the gasoline market, and for other purposes.
H R 1021 To amend the Agriculture and Consumer Protection Act of 1973 to assist the neediest of senior citizens by modifying the eligibility criteria for supplemental foods provided under the commodity supplemental food program to take into account the extraordinarily high out-of-pocket medical expenses that senior citizens pay, and for other purposes.
H R 1022 To provide assistance for the development of indoor disease prevention and health promotion centers in urban and rural areas throughout the United States.
H R 1023 To prohibit, through the period ending on December 31, 2007, any Department of Defense participation in any international aviation trade exhibition (known as an "air show") to be held in France.
H R 1024 To establish in the National Marine Fisheries Service a pelagic longline highly migratory species bycatch and mortality reduction research program, and for other purposes.
H R 1025 To amend the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972 to establish the National Estuarine Reserve System, and for other purposes.
H R 1026 To amend the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972 to reauthorize coastal services, training, education, and technical support programs of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, to establish a performance evaluation system for such administration, and for other purposes.
H R 1027 To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act relating to marine sanitation devices.
H R 1028 To amend the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972 to authorize grants to coastal States under that Act, and for other purposes.
H R 1029 To authorize the President to detain an enemy combatant who is a United States person or resident who is a member of al Qaeda or knowingly cooperated with members of al Qaeda, to guarantee timely access to judicial review to challenge the basis for a detention, to permit the detainee access to counsel, and for other purposes.
H R 1030 To reduce overpayments of subsidies in Department of Housing and Urban Development housing assistance programs by providing for more accurate verification of employment and income of participants in such programs.
H R 1031 To expand certain preferential trade treatment for Haiti.
H R 1032 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for special treatment for certain drugs and biologicals under the prospective payment system for hospital outpatient department services under the Medicare Program.
H R 1033 To amend chapter 3 of title 28, United States Code, to divide the Ninth Judicial Circuit of the United States into two circuits, and for other purposes.
H R 1034 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of sites associated with the life of Cesar Estrada Chavez and the farm labor movement.
H R 1035 To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to reduce restrictions on media ownership, and for other purposes.
H R 1036Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act
H R 1037 To prevent terrorists and money launderers from establishing accounts for illegal money transfers through the use of false Social Security numbers or taxpayer identification numbers, and for other purposes.
H R 1038 To increase the penalties to be imposed for a violation of fire regulations applicable to the public lands, National Park System lands, or National Forest System lands when the violation results in damage to public or private property, to specify the purpose for which collected fines may be used, and for other purposes.
H R 1039 To prohibit certain discriminatory pricing policies in wholesale motor fuel sales, and for other purposes.
H R 1040 To establish a living wage, jobs for all policy for all peoples in the United States and its territories, and for other purposes.
H R 1041 To direct the Secretary of Energy to develop and implement a strategy for research, development, demonstration, and commercial application of distributed power hybrid energy systems, and for other purposes.
H R 1042 To authorize collaborative forest restoration and wildland fire hazard mitigation projects on National Forest System lands and other public and private lands, to improve the implementation of the National Fire Plan, and for other purposes.
H R 1043 To grant a Federal charter to Korean War Veterans Association, Incorporated.
H R 1044 To establish the Commission on Medical Malpractice Insurance.
H R 1045 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of outpatient prescription drugs under part B of the Medicare Program, and for other purposes.
H R 1046 To assess the extent of the backlog in DNA analysis of rape kit samples, and to improve investigation and prosecution of sexual assault cases with DNA evidence.
H R 1047 To amend the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to modify temporarily certain rates of duty, to make other technical amendments to the trade laws, and for other purposes.
H R 1048 To amend title 38, United States Code, to increase the amount of assistance for certain disabled veterans for specially adapted housing and automobile and adaptive equipment.
H R 1049 To amend title 49, United States Code, to allow the arming of pilots of cargo aircraft, and for other purposes.
H R 1050 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the age limit for the child tax credit.
H R 1051 To amend the National Trails System Act to require the Secretary of the Interior to update the feasibility and suitability studies of four national historic trails, and for other purposes.
H R 1052 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the transportation fringe benefit to bicycle commuters.
H R 1053 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a 7-year recovery period for depreciation of potato storage facilities.
H R 1054 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to encourage and accelerate the nationwide production, retail sale, and consumer use of new motor vehicles that are powered by fuel cell technology, hybrid technology, battery electric technology, alternative fuels, or other advanced motor vehicle technologies, and for other purposes.
H R 1055 To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1901 West Evans Street in Florence, South Carolina, as the "Dr. Roswell N. Beck Post Office Building".
H R 1056 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income amounts paid on behalf of Federal employees under Federal student loan repayment programs.
H R 1057 To repeal the sunset of the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 with respect to the expansion of the adoption credit and adoption assistance programs.
H R 1058 To provide for an exchange of certain private property in Colorado and certain Federal property in Utah.
H R 1059 To amend title 10, United States Code, to provide increased access to military commissary stores for members of the Ready Reserve, persons who would be eligible for military retired pay (but for the fact that they are under 60 years of age), and their dependents.
H R 1060 To provide for an exchange of lands with the United Water Conservation District of California to eliminate private inholdings in the Los Padres National Forest, and for other purposes.
H R 1061 To remove a restriction on the authority of the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of the Interior to enter into agreements with any Federal agency to acquire goods and services directly related to improving or using the wildfire fighting capability of those agencies.
H R 1062 To require the Secretary of the Interior to make reimbursement for certain damages incurred as a result of bonding regulations adopted by the Bureau of Land Management on February 28, 1997, and subsequently determined to be in violation of Federal law.
H R 1063 To limit the age restrictions imposed by the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration for the issuance or renewal of certain airman certificates, and for other purposes.
H R 1064 To amend title 18, United States Code, to authorize Bureau of Prison personnel to carry firearms off duty.
H R 1065 To amend title II of the Social Security Act to allow the Commissioner of Social Security reasonable discretion in applying the 10-year marriage requirement for entitlement of divorced spouses to spousal benefits in cases in which the divorce is in whole or in part the result of severe spousal or child abuse.
H R 1066 To amend title 17, United States Code, to safeguard the rights and expectations of consumers who lawfully obtain digital entertainment.
H R 1067 To provide for the establishment of a memorial at the site in Alaqua, Florida, of the accidental bombing of a home by an aircraft of the United States Army Air Corps on August 11, 1944, which killed Alfred Cosson, James Cosson, James Cosson, Jr., and Winnie Lee Cosson and wounded five other family members.
H R 1068 To increase the supply of pancreatic islet cells for research, to provide better coordination of Federal efforts and information on islet cell transplantation, to collect the data necessary to move islet cell transplantation from an experimental procedure to a standard therapy, and to provide for a demonstration project on Medicare coverage of pancreatic islet cell transplantation for beneficiaries with type 1 diabetes who have end-stage renal disease.
H R 1069 To establish the Freedom's Way National Heritage Area in the States of Massachusetts and New Hampshire, and for other purposes.
H R 1070 To amend title 49, United States Code, relating to improving transportation and security of household goods, and for other purposes.
H R 1071 To establish the Southwest Regional Border Authority.
H R 1072 To prohibit post-conflict assistance for Iraq from being expended with any French firm.
H R 1073 To repeal section 801 of the Revenue Act of 1916.
H R 1074 To extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a project in Connecticut, and for other purposes.
H R 1075 To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to dietary supplements containing natural or synthetic ephedrine group alkaloids, and for other purposes.
H R 1076 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow an additional advance refunding of bonds originally issued to finance governmental facilities used for essential governmental functions.
H R 1077 To reauthorize the HOPE VI program for revitalization of severely distressed public housing, and for other purposes.
H R 1078 To establish academies for teachers and students of American history and civics and a national alliance of teachers of American history and civics, and for other purposes.
H R 1079 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase expensing for small business and to allow small business to elect to determine the deduction for depreciation on a neutral cost recovery basis for property otherwise eligible to be expensed.
H R 1080 To amend the Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act of 1990 to reauthorize and improve that Act.
H R 1081 To establish marine and freshwater research, development, and demonstration programs to support efforts to prevent, control, and eradicate invasive species, as well as to educate citizens and stakeholders and restore ecosystems.
H R 1082 To designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 46 East Ohio Street in Indianapolis, Indiana, as the "Birch Bayh Federal Building and United States Courthouse".
H R 1083 To amend the Public Health Service Act to establish a program to assist family caregivers in accessing affordable and high-quality respite care, and for other purposes.
H R 1084 To provide liability protection to nonprofit volunteer pilot organizations flying for public benefit and to the pilots and staff of such organizations.
H R 1085 To make certain workforce authorities available to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and for other purposes.
H R 1086 To encourage the development and promulgation of voluntary consensus standards by providing relief under the antitrust laws to standards development organizations with respect to conduct engaged in for the purpose of developing voluntary consensus standards, and for other purposes.
H R 1087 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow taxpayers to designate that part or all of any income tax refund be paid over for use in medical research conducted through the Department of Veterans Affairs.
H R 1088 To enhance the capacity of organizations working in the United States-Mexico border region to develop affordable housing and infrastructure and to foster economic opportunity in the colonias.
H R 1089 To direct the Secretary of Transportation to offer federally financed, interest-free loans to public schools, municipalities, and local governments for the purchase of hybrid electric or other high-efficiency vehicles, and for other purposes.
H R 1090 To require that ten percent of the motor vehicles purchased by Executive agencies be hybrid electric vehicles or high-efficiency vehicles.
H R 1091 To amend the Agricultural Reconciliation Act of 1993 to make leaf tobacco an eligible commodity for the Market Access Program.
H R 1092 To direct the Secretary of Agriculture to sell certain parcels of Federal land in Carson City and Douglas County, Nevada.
H R 1093 To authorize the presentation of gold medals on behalf of Congress to Native Americans who served as Code Talkers during foreign conflicts in which the United States was involved during the 20th Century in recognition of their service to the Nation.
H R 1094 To authorize appropriations for part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to achieve full funding for part B of that Act by 2008.
H R 1095 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to reauthorize the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program.
H R 1096 To authorize appropriations for border and transportation security personnel and technology, and for other purposes.
H R 1097 To ensure that proper planning is undertaken to secure the preservation and recovery of the salmon and steelhead of the Columbia River basin and the maintenance of reasonably priced, reliable power, to direct the Secretary of Commerce to seek scientific analysis of Federal efforts to restore salmon and steelhead listed under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, and for other purposes.
H R 1098 To provide that, if an individual is expelled from Congress, any Member service previously rendered by that individual shall be noncreditable for purposes of determining eligibility for or the amount of any benefits which might otherwise be payable out of the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund based on the service of that individual, and for other purposes.
H R 1099 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow the $25,000 offset for individuals under the passive loss rules to apply to investments in wind energy facilities.
H R 1100 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify that certain options offered by tax-exempt organizations are not includible in gross income under section 457(f).
H R 1101 To amend title 5, United States Code, to create a presumption that disability of a Federal employee in fire protection activities caused by certain conditions is presumed to result from the performance of such employee's duty.
H R 1102 To establish the National Affordable Housing Trust Fund in the Treasury of the United States to provide for the development, rehabilitation, and preservation of decent, safe, and affordable housing for low-income families.
H R 1103 To improve air cargo security.
H R 1104 To prevent child abduction, and for other purposes.
H R 1105 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 1106 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain facilities to the Fremont-Madison Irrigation District in the State of Idaho.
H R 1107 To reauthorize funding for maintenance of public roads used by school buses serving certain Indian reservations.
H R 1108 To require the Secretary of the Treasury to direct the United States Executive Director at the Inter-American Development Bank to use the voice, vote, and influence of the United States to urge the immediate resumption of lending to Haiti.
H R 1109 To establish a Financial Markets Oversight Commission in order to combine the functions of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Securities and Exchange Commission in a single independent regulatory commission, and for other purposes.
H R 1110 To extend Federal funding for operation of State high risk health insurance pools.
H R 1111 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 uniformed services to former spouses, and for other purposes.
H R 1112 To amend title 28 of the United States Code to authorize the appointment of additional bankruptcy judges, and for other purposes.
H R 1113 To authorize an exchange of land at Fort Frederica National Monument, and for other purposes.
H R 1114 To establish legal standards and procedures for the fair, prompt, inexpensive, and efficient resolution of personal injury claims arising out of asbestos exposure, and for other purposes.
H R 1115 To amend the procedures that apply to consideration of interstate class actions to assure fairer outcomes for class members and defendants, to outlaw certain practices that provide inadequate settlements for class members, to assure that attorneys do not receive a disproportionate amount of settlements at the expense of class members, to provide for clearer and simpler information in class action settlement notices, to assure prompt consideration of interstate class actions, to amend title 28, United States Code, to allow the application of the principles of Federal diversity jurisdiction to interstate class actions, and for other purposes.
H R 1116 To reform the medical malpractice insurance business, to provide for Federal alternative medical malpractice insurance, and to limit frivolous lawsuits.
H R 1117 To improve health care choice by providing for the tax deductibility of medical expenses by individuals.
H R 1118 To establish the SAFER Firefighter Grant Program.
H R 1119 To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide compensatory time for employees in the private sector.
H R 1120 To ensure and foster continued patient safety and quality of care by clarifying the application of the antitrust laws to negotiations between groups of health care professional and health plans and health care insurance issuers.
H R 1121 To limit the period of validity of driver's licenses and State identification cards issued to nonimmigrant aliens to the period of validity of nonimmigrant visas.
H R 1122 To amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to provide funding for the clean up of MTBE contamination from underground storage tanks, and for other purposes.
H R 1123 To authorize States to regulate the receipt and disposal of out-of-State municipal solid waste.
H R 1124 To reduce the cost of medical malpractice insurance, to enhance patient access to medical care, and for other purposes.
H R 1125 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare outpatient rehabilitation therapy caps.
H R 1126 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand the expense treatment for small businesses and to reduce the depreciation recovery period for restaurant buildings and franchise operations, and for other purposes.
H R 1127 To amend title 10, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of the Army to establish a combat artillery medal.
H R 1128 To name the Department of Veterans Affairs outpatient clinic in Horsham, Pennsylvania, as the "Victor J. Saracini Department of Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic".
H R 1129 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for installment reporting of certain gain from the sale of an interest in a service business.
H R 1130 To require the Secretary of the Interior to implement the final rule to phase out snowmobile use in Yellowstone National Park, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Memorial Parkway, and Grand Teton National Park, and snowplane use in Grand Teton National Park.
H R 1131 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and expand the enhanced deduction for charitable contributions of computers to provide greater public access to computers, including access by the poor.
H R 1132 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a credit to promote homeownership among low-income individuals.
H R 1133 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a temporary exclusion for members of reserve components of the Armed Forces and Department of Defense civilian employees serving in a combat zone and to extend the exclusion for serving in a combat zone to Department of Defense civilian employees.
H R 1134 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the work opportunity credit and welfare-to-work credit.
H R 1135 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide increased incentives for business investments in low-income communities and small businesses.
H R 1136 To amend title 36, United States Code, to repeal the Federal Charter for Retired Enlisted Association, Incorporated.
H R 1137 To exempt small trailer manufacturers from enhanced early warning reporting requirements under the Transportation Recall Enhancement, Accountability, and Documentation (TREAD) Act.
H R 1138 To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for Alzheimer's disease research and demonstration grants.
H R 1139 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify the treatment of frequent flyer mileage awards.
H R 1140 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to stimulate economic development by enhancing the availability and benefits of small issue bonds.
H R 1141 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a deduction to individuals for credit card interest.
H R 1142 To establish a commercial truck highway safety demonstration program in the State of Maine, and for other purposes.
H R 1143 To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to permit States to expand Medicaid eligibility to uninsured, poor adults.
H R 1144 To provide, with respect to diabetes in minority populations, for an increase in the extent of activities carried out by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institutes of Health.
H R 1145 To provide additional appropriations for the fiscal year 2003 for the Peace Corps.
H R 1146 To end membership of the United States in the United Nations.
H R 1147 To improve the safety of firearms.
H R 1148 To direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to carry out activities to assess and reduce the vulnerabilities of public transportation systems.
H R 1149 To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to carry out programs regarding the prevention and management of asthma, allergies, and related respiratory problems, to establish a tax credit regarding pest control and indoor air quality and climate control services for multifamily residential housing in low-income communities, and for other purposes.
H R 1150 To direct the Secretary of Transportation to make grants to Orange County, California, for intercounty express bus service, and for other purposes.
H R 1151 To provide that transit pass transportation fringe benefits be made available to all qualified Federal employees in the National Capital Region; to allow passenger carriers which are owned or leased by the Government to be used to transport Government employees between their place of employment and mass transit facilities, and for other purposes.
H R 1152 To increase the cap on qualified small issue bonds.
H R 1153 To accelerate the wilderness designation process by establishing a timetable for the completion of wilderness studies on Federal lands, and for other purposes.
H R 1154 To provide that the International Criminal Court is not valid with respect to the United States, and for other purposes.
H R 1155 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income amounts received on account of claims based on certain unlawful discrimination and to allow income averaging for backpay and frontpay awards received on account of such claims, and for other purposes.
H R 1156 To amend the Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and Facilities Act to increase the ceiling on the Federal share of the costs of phase I of the Orange County, California, Regional Water Reclamation Project.
H R 1157 To amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act to exempt bookstores and libraries from orders requiring the production of any tangible things for certain foreign intelligence investigations, and for other purposes.
H R 1158 To modify the antitrust exemption applicable to the business of medical malpractice insurance, to address current issues for health care providers, to reform medical malpractice litigation by making available alternative dispute resolution methods, requiring plaintiffs to submit affidavits of merit before proceeding, and enabling judgments to be satisfied through periodic payments, to reform the medical malpractice insurance market, and for other purposes.
H R 1159 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify the treatment for foreign tax credit limitation purposes of certain transfers of intangible property.
H R 1160 To impose tariff-rate quotas on certain casein and milk protein concentrates.
H R 1161 To prevent trafficking in child pornography and obscenity, to proscribe pandering and solicitation relating to visual depictions of minors engaging in sexually explicit conduct, to prevent the use of child pornography and obscenity to facilitate crimes against children, and for other purposes.
H R 1162 To amend the Internal Revenue Service Code of 1986 to allow a deduction for certain distributions from a controlled foreign corporation to encourage companies to invest in worker hiring and training, infrastructure investments, capital investments, financial stabilization of the company, and research and development.
H R 1163 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income certain interest amounts received by individuals.
H R 1164 To extend the deadlines under part I of the Federal Power Act for commencement of construction of two hydro-electric projects in the State of New York.
H R 1165 To establish a grant and fee program through the Environmental Protection Agency to encourage and promote the recycling of used computers and to promote the development of a national infrastructure for the recycling of used computers, and for other purposes.
H R 1166 To amend the Small Business Act to expand and improve the assistance provided by Small Business Development Centers to Indian tribe members, Native Alaskans, and Native Hawaiians.
H R 1167 To amend title 38, United States Code, to permit remarried surviving spouses of veterans to be eligible for burial in a national cemetery.
H R 1168 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide deferments and interest payments for borrowers of student loans who are called to active duty.
H R 1169 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the performance of certain tax collection services by contractors.
H R 1170 To protect children and their parents from being coerced into administering a controlled substance in order to attend school, and for other purposes.
H R 1171 To provide grants to law enforcement agencies to use iris scanning technology to conduct background checks on individuals who want to purchase guns.
H R 1172 To amend titles 10 and 14, United States Code, to provide for the use of gold in the metal content of the Medal of Honor.
H R 1173 To provide for the award of a gold medal on behalf of Congress to Arnold Palmer in recognition of his service to the Nation in promoting excellence and good sportsmanship in golf.
H R 1174 To provide for the award of a gold medal on behalf of the Congress to Tiger Woods, in recognition of his service to the Nation in promoting excellence and good sportsmanship, and in breaking barriers with grace and dignity by showing that golf is a sport for all people.
H R 1175 To amend the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to extend the discretionary spending limits through fiscal year 2008, to extend paygo for direct spending, and for other purposes.
H R 1176 To amend the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991, relating to the I-35 High Priority Corridor from Laredo, Texas, to Duluth, Minnesota.
H R 1177 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide additional choice regarding unused health benefits in cafeteria plans and flexible spending arrangements.
H R 1178 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit against income tax for medical malpractice liability insurance premiums, and for other purposes.
H R 1179 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 meets certain minimum standards prescribed by the State, and for other purposes.
H R 1180 To promote the use of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, and for other purposes.
H R 1181 To amend the Tennessee Valley Authority Act of 1933 to ensure that promoting recreation is treated as a primary purpose in the operation of dams and reservoirs under the possession and control of the Tennessee Valley Authority.
H R 1182 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to exclude brachytherapy devices from the prospective payment system for outpatient hospital services under the Medicare Program.
H R 1183 To promote the Sensible Development of Renewable Energy in the Waters of the Coastal Zone, and for other purposes.
H R 1184 To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to increase certain criminal penalties, and for other purposes.
H R 1185 To clarify the tax status of the Young Men's Christian Association retirement fund.
H R 1186 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for proration of the heavy vehicle use tax between successive purchasers of the same vehicle.
H R 1187 To impose a retroactive, 2-year moratorium on inclusion of unemployment compensation in gross income.
H R 1188 To amend titles XI and XIX of the Social Security Act to provide for American Samoa treatment under the Medicaid Program similar to that provided to States.
H R 1189 To increase the waiver requirement for certain local matching requirements for grants provided to American Samoa, Guam, the Virgin Islands, or the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and for other purposes.
H R 1190 To amend title 38, United States Code, to extend the eligibility for housing loans guaranteed by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs under the Native American Housing Loan Pilot Program to veterans who are married to Native Americans.
H R 1191 To provide a grant program for gifted and talented students, and for other purposes.
H R 1192 To provide for livable wages for Federal Government workers and workers hired under Federal contracts.
H R 1193 To amend title 10, United States Code, to provide permanent authority for certain chaplain-led family support programs of the Department of Defense.
H R 1194 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 1195 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to carry out a demonstration program under the Medicare Program to examine the clinical and cost effectiveness of providing medical adult day care center services to Medicare beneficiaries.
H R 1196 To provide a United States voluntary contribution to the United Nations Population Fund.
H R 1197 To direct the Consumer Product Safety Commission to promulgate a consumer products safety standard that requires manufacturers of certain consumer products to establish and maintain a system for providing notification of recalls of such products to consumers who first purchase such a product.
H R 1198 To amend the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act of 1990 to prohibit the selection for closure or adverse realignment under such law any military installation used for undergraduate pilot training.
H R 1199 To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to provide for a voluntary Medicare prescription medicine benefit, to provide greater access to affordable pharmaceuticals, and for other purposes.
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 posthumously revoke the naturalization of Eriberto Mederos.
H R 1202 To provide for a period of quiet reflection at the opening of certain schools on every school day.
H R 1203 To provide for the annual audit of the White County Bridge Commission, for the New Harmony Bridge over the Wabash River, Indiana and Illinois, for the filling of vacancies in the membership thereof, and for other purposes.
H R 1204 To amend the National Wildlife Refuge System Administration Act of 1966 to establish requirements for the award of concessions in the National Wildlife Refuge System, to provide for maintenance and repair of properties located in the System by concessionaires authorized to use such properties, and for other purposes.
H R 1205 To amend the Social Security Act to guarantee comprehensive health care coverage for all children born after 2004.
H R 1206 To prohibit United States voluntary and assessed contributions to the United Nations or the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development if the United Nations or the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development imposes any tax or fee on United States persons, continues to develop or promote proposals for such taxes or fees, or attempts to implement or impose a policy that would enable foreign governments to tax income earned inside the borders of the United States.
H R 1207 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to withhold Federal student financial assistance from students who have engaged in hazing, and for other purposes.
H R 1208 To authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2004 and 2005 for United States contributions to the International Fund for Ireland, and for other purposes.
H R 1209 To extend the authority for the construction of a memorial to Martin Luther King, Jr., in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes.
H R 1210 To provide for the establishment of the Holocaust Insurance Registry by the Archivist of the United States and to require certain disclosures by insurers to the Secretary of Commerce.
H R 1211 To amend title 31, United States Code, to provide Federal aid and economic stimulus through a one-time revenue grant to the States and their local governments.
H R 1212 To amend title 38, United States Code, to increase the amount of basic educational assistance for veterans under the Montgomery GI Bill, and to eliminate reductions of basic pay for eligibility for such assistance.
H R 1213 To facilitate the production and generation of coal-based power.
H R 1214 To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide public access to quality medical imaging procedures and radiation therapy procedures.
H R 1215 To amend title 31, United States Code, to require the provision of a written prompt payment policy to each subcontractor under a Federal contract and to require a clause in each subcontract under a Federal contract that outlines the provisions of the prompt payment statute and other related information.
H R 1216 To amend the Small Business Act to increase the minimum Government-wide goal for procurement contracts awarded to small business concerns.
H R 1217 To amend the Small Business Act to provide a penalty for the failure by a Federal contractor to subcontract with small businesses as described in its subcontracting plan, and for other purposes.
H R 1218 To require contractors with the Federal Government to possess a satisfactory record of integrity and business ethics.
H R 1219 To limit frivolous medical malpractice lawsuits, to reform the medical malpractice insurance business in order to reduce the cost of medical malpractice insurance, to enhance patient access to medical care, and for other purposes.
H R 1220 To prohibit pyramid promotional schemes, and for other purposes.
H R 1221 To provide for the stabilization of prices for gasoline, and for other purposes.
H R 1222 To permit a special amortization deduction for intangible assets acquired from eligible small businesses to take account of the actual economic useful life of such assets and to encourage growth in industries for which intangible assets are an important source of revenue.
H R 1223 To create a commission on Internet gambling licensing and regulation.
H R 1224 To authorize the extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations treatment) to the products of the Russian Federation, and for other purposes.
H R 1225 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand coverage of medical nutrition therapy services under the Medicare Program for beneficiaries with cardiovascular disease.
H R 1226 To authorize the Secretary of Transportation to conduct activities to improve worldwide traffic safety, and for other purposes.
H R 1227 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 1228 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to reduce the work hours and increase the supervision of resident-physicians to ensure the safety of patients and resident-physicians themselves.
H R 1229 To require assurances that certain family planning service projects and programs will provide pamphlets containing the contact information of adoption centers.
H R 1230 To provide an environmentally sound process for the expeditious consideration and approval of a high-voltage electricity transmission line right-of-way through the Trabuco Ranger District of the Cleveland National Forest in the State of California and adjacent lands under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Land Management and the Forest Service.
H R 1231 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow Federal civilian and military retirees to pay health insurance premiums on a pretax basis and to allow a deduction for TRICARE supplemental premiums.
H R 1232 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to shorten the recovery period for the depreciation of certain property.
H R 1233 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the alternative minimum tax.
H R 1234 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to encourage investment in high productivity property, and for other purposes.
H R 1235 To provide for the management of critical habitat of endangered species and threatened species on military installations in a manner compatible with the demands of military readiness, to ensure that the application of other resource laws on military installations is compatible with military readiness, and for other purposes.
H R 1236 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow individuals a refundable credit against income tax for the purchase of private health insurance.
H R 1237 To amend part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to improve early intervention programs for infants and toddlers with disabilities, and for other purposes.
H R 1238 To authorize the Attorney General to carry out a program, known as the Northern Border Prosecution Initiative, to provide funds to northern border States to reimburse county and municipal governments for costs associated with certain criminal activities, and for other purposes.
H R 1239 To provide for emergency unemployment compensation.
H R 1240 To provide grants to eligible consortia to provide professional development to superintendents, principals, and to prospective superintendents and principals.
H R 1241 To authorize additional appropriations to the National Institutes of Health for research on the early detection of and the reduction of mortality rates attributed to breast cancer.
H R 1242 To establish a program to provide child care through public-private partnerships.
H R 1243 To assure equitable treatment in health care coverage of prescription drugs under group health plans, health insurance coverage, Medicare and Medicaid managed care arrangements, Medigap insurance coverage, and health plans under the Federal employees' health benefits program (FEHBP).
H R 1244 To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide that service performed by an air traffic controller who is transferred or promoted to a supervisory or staff position continue to be treated as controller service for retirement purposes.
H R 1245 To amend the Clean Air Act to establish an inventory, registry, and information system of United States greenhouse gas emissions to inform the public and private sectors concerning, and encourage voluntary reductions in, greenhouse gas emissions.
H R 1246 To authorize the Secretary of Education to make grants to eligible schools to assist such schools to discontinue use of a derogatory or discriminatory name or depiction as a team name, mascot, or nickname, and for other purposes.
H R 1247 To ensure and foster continued patient safety and quality of care by exempting health care professionals from the Federal antitrust laws in their negotiations with health plans and health insurance issuers.
H R 1248 To amend titles 23 and 49, United States Code, relating to motor vehicle weight and width limitations.
H R 1249 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow individuals a credit against income tax for the cost of insurance against negative outcomes from surgery, including against malpractice of a physician.
H R 1250 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the exemption from the self-employment tax for certain termination payments received by former insurance sales agents.
H R 1251 To establish a congressional commemorative medal for organ donors and their families.
H R 1252 To terminate the e-rate program of the Federal Communications Commission that requires providers of telecommunications and information services to provide such services for schools and libraries at a discounted rate.
H R 1253 To amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to establish special requirements for determining whether the Preble's meadow jumping mouse is an endangered species or threatened species.
H R 1254 To amend the Federal Power Act to provide for market transparency in wholesale sales of electric energy, to prohibit round trip trading of electricity, and for other purposes.
H R 1255 To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to prohibit the fradulent recording of revenue from round trip sales of electric power.
H R 1256 To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the annual placement of memorials honoring the service in the Armed Forces of veterans who, at the time of death, were homeless or indigent.
H R 1257 To amend title 38, United States Code, to make permanent the authority for qualifying members of the Selected Reserve to have access to home loans guaranteed by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs and to provide for uniformity in fees charged qualifying members of the Selected Reserve and active duty veterans for such home loans.
H R 1258 To repeal the statutory authority for the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (the successor institution to the United States Army School of the Americas) in the Department of Defense, to provide for the establishment of a joint congressional task force to conduct an assessment of the kind of education and training that is appropriate for the Department of Defense to provide to military personnel of Latin American nations, and for other purposes.
H R 1259 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow businesses to expense qualified security devices.
H R 1260 To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to establish a program of fees relating to animal drugs.
H R 1261 To enhance the workforce investment system of the Nation by strengthening one-stop career centers, providing for more effective governance arrangements, promoting access to a more comprehensive array of employment, training, and related services, establishing a targeted approach to serving youth, and improving performance accountability, and for other purposes.
H R 1262 To implement or enhance consistent AMBER Alert plans throughout the country.
H R 1263 To require that certain procedures are followed in Federal buildings when a child is reported missing.
H R 1264 To provide for reduction in the backlog of claims for benefits pending with the Department of Veterans Affairs.
H R 1265 To provide, upon the request of a qualifying person, for the removal of the remains of any United States servicemember or other person interred in an American Battle Monuments Commission cemetery located in France or Belgium and for the transportation of such remains to a location in the United States for reinterment.
H R 1266 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the credit for the production of fuel from nonconventional sources and the credit for the production of electricity to include landfill gas.
H R 1267 To amend the Public Health Service Act, the Social Security Act, and chapter 89 of title 5, United States Code, to provide research on the health impact and prevention of family violence; to provide training for health care professionals, behavioral and public health staff, and community health centers regarding identification and treatment for families experiencing family violence; and to provide coverage for domestic violence identification and treatment under the Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant Program, the Medicaid Program, the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program, and the Community Health Centers Program.
H R 1268 To amend the Toxic Substances Control Act, the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, and the Public Buildings Act of 1959 to protect human health from toxic mold, and for other purposes.
H R 1269 To provide for research, development, and demonstration on coal and related technologies, and for other purposes.
H R 1270 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify the status of employee leasing organizations and to promote and protect the interests of employee leasing organizations, their customers, and workers.
H R 1271 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide incentives to introduce new technologies to reduce energy consumption in buildings.
H R 1272 To prohibit fraudulent, manipulative, or deceptive acts in electric and natural gas markets, to provide for audit trails and transparency in those markets, to increase penalties for illegal acts under the Federal Power Act and Natural Gas Act, to reexamine certain exemptions under the Federal Power Act and the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935, to expand the authority of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to order refunds of unjust and discriminatory rates, and for other purposes.
H R 1273 To designate a United States courthouse to be constructed in Fresno, California, as the "Robert E. Coyle United States Courthouse".
H R 1274 To direct the Administrator of General Services to convey to Fresno County, California, the existing Federal courthouse in that county.
H R 1275 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to change the requirements for naturalization to citizenship through service in the Armed Forces of the United States.
H R 1276 To provide downpayment assistance under the HOME Investment Partnerships Act, and for other purposes.
H R 1277 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a deduction for ground rent paid on land on which a qualified residence of a taxpayer is located and which is allotted or Indian-owned land.
H R 1278 To amend the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 and the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to extend the discretionary spending caps and the pay-as-you-go requirement, and for other purposes.
H R 1279 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax incentives for the use of biodiesel as a fuel.
H R 1280 To reauthorize the Defense Production Act of 1950, and for other purposes.
H R 1281 To amend the Professional Boxing Safety Act of 1996, and to establish the United States Boxing Administration.
H R 1282 To authorize the Secretary of Energy to cooperate in the international magnetic fusion burning plasma experiment, or alternatively to develop a plan for a domestic burning plasma experiment, for the purpose of accelerating the scientific understanding and development of fusion as a long term energy source.
H R 1283 To protect automobile consumers by requiring complete disclosure and warranty of any add-ons included with the sale of new automobiles.
H R 1284 To amend the Reclamation Projects Authorization and Adjustment Act of 1992 to increase the Federal share of the costs of the San Gabriel Basin demonstration project.
H R 1285 To provide for full voting representation in Congress for the citizens of the District of Columbia, and for other purposes.
H R 1286 To prohibit the commercial harvesting of Atlantic striped bass in the coastal waters and the exclusive economic zone.
H R 1287 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make health care coverage more accessible and affordable.
H R 1288 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage under the Medicare Program of all oral anticancer drugs.
H R 1289 To establish the National Parks Institute at the University of California, Merced, and for other purposes.
H R 1290 To authorize the President to establish military tribunals to try the terrorists responsible for the September 11, 2001 attacks against the United States, and for other purposes.
H R 1291 To amend the Public Health Service Act to include State high risk pool insurance programs in the list of covered entities that receive reductions in the prices charged for prescription drugs under the prescription drug pricing agreements under section 340B of that Act.
H R 1292 To encourage the development and integrated use by the public and private sectors of remote sensing and other geospatial information, and for other purposes.
H R 1293 To authorize the Small Business Administration and the Department of Agriculture to assist farmers and ranchers seeking to develop and implement agricultural innovation plans in order to increase their profitability in ways that provide environmental benefits, and for other purposes.
H R 1294 To amend title VI of the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 to establish a Federal renewable energy portfolio standard for certain retail electric utilities, and for other purposes.
H R 1295 To provide for coverage of diabetic foot sore apparatus as items of durable medical equipment under the Medicare Program.
H R 1296 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the dollar limitation on the deduction of interest on education loans.
H R 1297 To require the construction at Arlington National Cemetery of a memorial to the crew of the Columbia Orbiter.
H R 1298 To provide assistance to foreign countries to combat HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria, and for other purposes.
H R 1299 To amend the Spark M. Matsunaga Hydrogen Research, Development, and Demonstration Act of 1990, and for other purposes.
H R 1300 To amend the Nicaraguan Adjustment and Central American Relief Act to identify and register certain Central Americans residing in the United States.
H R 1301 To amend the title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide payment to Medicare ambulance suppliers of the full costs of providing such services, and for other purposes.
H R 1302 To make improvements in the operation and administration of the Federal courts, and for other purposes.
H R 1303 To amend the E-Government Act of 2002 with respect to rulemaking authority of the Judicial Conference.
H R 1304 To make college debt more affordable, and for other purposes.
H R 1305 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce the tax on beer to its pre-1991 level.
H R 1306 To provide student loan forgiveness to Americans employed in service to the public, and for other purposes.
H R 1307 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a special rule for members of the uniformed services in determining the exclusion of gain from the sale of a principal residence and to restore the tax exempt status of death gratuity payments to members of the uniformed services, and for other purposes.
H R 1308 An act to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax relief for working families, and for other purposes.
H R 1309 To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide improved prescription drug benefits for veterans.
H R 1310 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify certain provisions relating to the treatment of forestry activities.
H R 1311 To amend title 10, United States Code, to support the Federal Excess Personal Property program of the Forest Service by making it a priority of the Department of Defense to transfer to the Forest Service excess personal property of the Department that is suitable to be loaned under the program to rural fire departments.
H R 1312 To make East Kern Airport District in Mojave, California, eligible for airport security improvement assistance from the Transportation Security Administration, and for other purposes.
H R 1313 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to restore the deduction for the travel expenses of a taxpayer's spouse who accompanies the taxpayer on business travel.
H R 1314 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 title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of annual screening mammography under the Medicaid Program.
H R 1315 To direct the Secretary of Transportation to establish a pilot grant program to provide assistance for the capital and startup costs of streetcar development and revitalization.
H R 1316 To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the expansion, intensification, and coordination of the activities of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute with respect to research on pulmonary hypertension.
H R 1317 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify the excise tax exemptions for aerial applicators of fertilizers or other substances.
H R 1318 To name the Department of Veterans Affairs outpatient clinic in Sunnyside, Queens, New York, as the "Thomas P. Noonan, Jr., Department of Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic".
H R 1319 To amend the Public Health Service Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require that group and individual health insurance coverage and group health plans provide coverage for second opinions.
H R 1320 To amend the National Telecommunications and Information Administration Organization Act to facilitate the reallocation of spectrum from governmental to commercial users.
H R 1321 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 1322 To amend title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to provide emergency protection for retiree health benefits.
H R 1323 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require institutions of higher education to preserve the educational status and financial resources of military personnel called to active duty.
H R 1324 To amend title 37, United States Code, to provide the Secretary of Defense with the authority to make temporary, emergency adjustments in the rates of the basic allowance for housing for members of the uniformed services in response to a sudden increase in housing costs in a military housing area in the United States.
H R 1325 To provide for the inclusion of hazardous duty pay and diving pay in the computation of military retired pay for members of the armed forces with extensive hazardous duty experience, to require a study on the need for a tax credit for businesses that employ members of the National Guard and Reserve, and to require a study on the expansion of the Junior ROTC and similar military programs for young people.
H R 1326 To ensure that tax-exempt status and other benefits afforded under Operation Enduring Freedom are also provided to United States Armed Forces personnel in Israel.
H R 1327 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt certain activities at the State level from the denial of the deduction for lobbying expenditures.
H R 1328 To amend title 38, United States Code, to extend the period over which an individual must make payment to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to become entitled to educational assistance under the Montgomery GI Bill, to prospectively permit any servicemember to withdraw an election not to enroll under the Montgomery GI Bill, and to provide for certain servicemembers to become eligible for educational assistance under the Montgomery GI Bill.
H R 1329 To amend the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act to clarify the exemption for recreational vessel support employees, and for other purposes.
H R 1330 To amend the Telemarketing and Consumer Fraud and Abuse Prevention Act to authorize the Federal Trade Commission to issue new rules to establish a requirement that telemarketers shall not make any calls during the hours of 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
H R 1331 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and modify the credit for producing fuel from a nonconventional source.
H R 1332 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow for an energy efficient appliance credit.
H R 1333 To clarify the citizenship eligibility for certain members of the Tohono O'odham Nation of Arizona, and for other purposes.
H R 1334 To amend the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965 to provide assistance to communities for the redevelopment of brownfield sites.
H R 1335 To establish a program to provide funds for deployment of fuel cell and hydrogen infrastructure at National Parks, and for other purposes.
H R 1336 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a deduction for premiums on mortgage insurance, and for other purposes.
H R 1337 To encourage the development of hydroelectric projects, and for other purposes.
H R 1338 To amend the Federal Power Act to provide for Federal and State coordination of permitting for electric transmission facilities, and for other purposes.
H R 1339 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that the deduction for depreciation shall be computed on a neutral cost recovery basis.
H R 1340 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand and improve coverage of mental health services under the Medicare Program.
H R 1341 To prospectively repeal section 210 of the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978, and for other purposes.
H R 1342 To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to increase the floor for treatment as an extremely low DSH State to 3 percent in fiscal year 2003.
H R 1343 To establish an energy program for the United States that unlocks the potential of renewable energy and energy efficiency, and for other purposes.
H R 1344 For the relief of Pamela S. Konkel.
H R 1345 To provide compensation to members of the reserve components who suffer discrepancies between their military and nonmilitary compensation as a result of being ordered to serve on active duty for a period of more than 30 days, and for other purposes.
H R 1346 To amend the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act to provide an additional function of the Administrator for Federal Procurement Policy relating to encouraging Federal procurement policies that enhance energy efficiency.
H R 1347 To amend title 38, United States Code, to repeal the requirement that for former prisoners of war to be eligible for Department of Veterans Affairs dental benefits they must have been interned for a specified minimum period of time.
H R 1348 To assure quality and best value with respect to Federal construction projects by prohibiting the practice known as bid shopping.
H R 1349 To amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program.
H R 1350 To reauthorize the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, and for other purposes.
H R 1351 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to increase payments under the Medicare Program to Puerto Rico hospitals.
H R 1352 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow taxpayers to designate that part or all of any income tax refund be paid over for use in biomedical research conducted through the National Institutes of Health.
H R 1353 To authorize the Port Passenger Accelerated Service System (PortPASS) as a permanent program for land border inspection under the Immigration and Nationality Act.
H R 1354 To amend section 19 of title 3, United States Code, to include the Secretary of Homeland Security on the list of presidential successors.
H R 1355 To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to clarify that a prohibition on contracting by the Secretary of Homeland Security with foreign incorporated entities applies to contracting with subsidiaries of such entities, and for other purposes.
H R 1356 To encourage the availability and use of motor vehicles that have improved fuel efficiency, in order to reduce the need to import oil into the United States.
H R 1357 To establish a program to assist homeowners experiencing unavoidable, temporary difficulty making payments on mortgages insured under the National Housing Act.
H R 1358 To amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to require the Secretary of State to include in the annual Department of State's Country Reports on Human Rights Practices information on the nature and extent of the promotion of violence and hatred in the curriculum of schools in foreign countries, including the promotion of anti-Americanism, anti-Semitism, and racism.
H R 1359 To increase the number of well-trained mental health service professionals (including those based in schools) providing clinical mental health care to children and adolescents, and for other purposes.
H R 1360 To amend certain provisions of title 39, United States Code, relating to transportation of mail.
H R 1361 To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study to determine the national significance of the Miami Circle site in the State of Florida as well as the suitability and feasibility of its inclusion in the National Park System as part of Biscayne National Park, and for other purposes.
H R 1362 To provide enhanced Federal enforcement and assistance in preventing and prosecuting crimes of violence against children.
H R 1363 To prohibit institutions of higher education from unfairly imposing sanctions on student athletes.
H R 1364 To authorize a national memorial at, or proximate to, the World Trade Center site to commemorate the tragic events of September 11, 2001, to establish the World Trade Center Memorial Advisory Board, and for other purposes.
H R 1365 To establish the United States Commission on an Open Society with Security.
H R 1366 To amend title 49, United States Code, to provide relief to the airline industry, and for other purposes.
H R 1367 To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to conduct a loan repayment program regarding the provision of veterinary services in shortage situations, and for other purposes.
H R 1368 To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 7554 Pacific Avenue in Stockton, California, as the "Norman D. Shumway Post Office Building".
H R 1369 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow an above-the-line deduction for overnight travel expenses of national guard and reserve members.
H R 1370 To provide for expansion of electricity transmission networks in order to support competitive electricity markets, to ensure reliability of electric service, to modernize regulation and for other purposes.
H R 1371 For the relief of Kuan-Wei Liang and Chun-Mei Hsu-Liang.
H R 1372 To direct the Securities and Exchange Commission to require enhanced disclosures of employee stock options, and to require a study on the economic impact of broad-based employee stock option plans, and for other purposes.
H R 1373 To provide options to States to innovate and improve the education of children with disabilities by expanding the choices for students and parents under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
H R 1374 To amend chapter 1606 of title 10, United States Code, to increase the amount of basic educational assistance for members of the Selected Reserve, and for other purposes.
H R 1375 To provide regulatory relief and improve productivity for insured depository institutions, and for other purposes.
H R 1376 To improve the Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative.
H R 1377 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to enhance the access of Medicare beneficiaries who live in medically underserved areas to critical primary and preventive health care benefits, to improve the Medicare+Choice program, and for other purposes.
H R 1378 To amend part E of title IV of the Social Security Act to increase payments to States for expenditures for short term training of staff of certain child welfare agencies.
H R 1379 To freeze the price of gasoline pending analysis by the Secretary of Energy of fluctuations in such price.
H R 1380 To suspend the excise tax on aviation fuel used in commercial aviation during the period of hostilities with Iraq.
H R 1381 To amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 and title 5, United States Code, to allow leave for individuals who provide living organ donations.
H R 1382 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve the regulatory operation of the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA).
H R 1383 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax relief for the conversion of cooperative housing corporations into condominiums.
H R 1384 To amend the Railroad Retirement Act of 1974 to eliminate a limitation on benefits.
H R 1385 To extend the provision of title 39, United States Code, under which the United States Postal Service is authorized to issue a special postage stamp to benefit breast cancer research.
H R 1386 To amend part D of title III of the Public Health Service Act to authorize grants and loan guarantees for health centers to enable the centers to fund capital needs projects, and for other purposes.
H R 1387 To amend the Small Business Act to direct the Administrator of the Small Business Administration to establish a vocational and technical entrepreneurship development program.
H R 1388 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage under the Medicare Program for surgical first assisting services of certified registered nurse first assistants.
H R 1389 To enhance the ability of first responders to respond to incidents of terrorism and for certain other purposes.
H R 1390 To establish a pilot program to encourage certification of teachers in low-income, low-performing public elementary and secondary schools by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, and for other purposes.
H R 1391 To extend the deadline under the Federal Power Act for commencement of construction of the Mt. Hope Waterpower project (FERC Project No. 9401), and for other purposes.
H R 1392 To require inspection of all cargo on commercial trucks and vessels entering the United States.
H R 1393 To ensure that tax-exempt status and other benefits afforded under Operation Enduring Freedom are also provided to United States Armed Forces personnel in Israel.
H R 1394 To amend title 49, United States Code, to authorize programs and activities to promote intermodal transportation of passengers, and for other purposes.
H R 1395 To provide for the establishment of research, development, demonstration, and commercial application programs for fuel cell and hydrogen production, delivery, and storage technologies for transportation and stationary applications.
H R 1396 To allocate spectrum for the enhancement of wireless telecommunications, and to invest wireless spectrum auction proceeds for the military preparedness and educational preparedness of the United States for the digital era, and for other purposes.
H R 1397 To amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to ensure that employees are not improperly disqualified from benefits under pension plans and welfare plans based on the misclassification or reclassification of their status.
H R 1398 To amend the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to fully fund 40 percent of the average per pupil expenditure for programs under part B of that Act.
H R 1399 To revise the boundary of the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park and Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area in the State of Colorado, and for other purposes.
H R 1400 To provide for substantial reductions in the price of prescription drugs for Medicare beneficiaries.
H R 1401 To support the establishment or expansion and operation of programs using a network of public and private community entities to provide mentoring for children in foster care.
H R 1402 To designate the United States courthouse located at the corner of Seventh Street and East Jackson Street in Brownsville, Texas, as the 'Reynaldo G. Garza and Filemon B. Vela United States Courthouse'.
H R 1403 To remove the exemption with respect to Pakistan from the prohibition on assistance to a country whose elected head of government was deposed by decree or military coup.
H R 1404 To direct the Secretary of Defense to present a ribbon of appropriate design to all persons who, while a member of the Armed Forces serving on active duty, were exposed to ionizing radiation as a result of participation in a test of atomic weapons.
H R 1405 To disqualify certain persons from receiving Federal funds.
H R 1406 To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to permit additional States to enter into long-term care partnerships under the Medicaid Program in order to promote the use of long-term care insurance.
H R 1407 To amend title 40, United States Code, to enhance security at executive and judicial branch facilities by requiring locksmiths who provide locksmith services at such a facility to be credentialed, which includes undergoing a criminal history background check.
H R 1408 To provide for the consideration of a petition for Federal Recognition of the Lumbee Indians of Robeson and adjoining counties, and for other purposes.
H R 1409 To provide for a Federal land exchange for the environmental, educational, and cultural benefit of the American public and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, and for other purposes.
H R 1410 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 1411 To amend the Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief Act of 1940 to extend from three months to twelve months the period after release of a member of the Armed Forces from active duty during which the member is protected from mortgage foreclosure under that Act.
H R 1412 To provide the Secretary of Education with specific waiver authority to respond to a war or other military operation or national emergency.
H R 1413 To provide benefits for certain individuals with injuries resulting from administration of a smallpox vaccine, and for other purposes.
H R 1414 To facilitate the establishment of a United Nations civilian police corps for international peace operations to maintain the rule of law and promote peace and stability in post-conflict situations.
H R 1415 To implement effective measures to stop trade in conflict diamonds, and for other purposes.
H R 1416 To make technical corrections to the Homeland Security Act of 2002.
H R 1417 To amend title 17, United States Code, to replace copyright arbitration royalty panels with Copyright Royalty Judges.
H R 1418 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 1419 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 1420 To amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 to require public availability of an accounting of all funds used, or required to be used, for response to a release of a hazardous substance or pollutant or contaminant.
H R 1421 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the treatment of Indian tribal governments as State governments for purposes of issuing tax-exempt governmental bonds, and for other purposes.
H R 1422 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve patient access to, and utilization of, the colorectal cancer screening benefit under the Medicare Program.
H R 1423 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand the energy credit to include investment in property which produces energy from certain renewable sources and expenditures for cool roofing, and for other purposes.
H R 1424 To extend the possession tax credit with respect to American Samoa an additional 10 years.
H R 1425 To provide for the expedited and increased assignment of spectrum for public safety purposes.
H R 1426 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a deduction for ground rent paid on land on which a qualified residence of a taxpayer is located and which is allotted or Indian-owned land.
H R 1427 To establish the criteria and mechanisms for the designation of certain areas in the United States containing nationally important natural, historic, and cultural resources and recreational and educational opportunities that are geographically assembled and thematically related as areas that provide unique frameworks for understanding the great and diverse character of the United States and the development of communities and their surroundings as national heritage areas, and for other purposes.
H R 1428 To authorize 36 additional bankruptcy judgeships, and for other purposes.
H R 1429 To protect tenants in public housing and housing assisted under the rental assistance program under section 8 of the United States Housing Act of 1937 who are victims from eviction by reason of criminal activity.
H R 1430 To amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 to permit leave to care for a domestic partner, parent-in-law, adult child, sibling, or grandparent if the domestic partner, parent-in-law, adult child, sibling, or grandparent has a serious health condition, and for other purposes.
H R 1431 To repeal the requirements under the United States Housing Act of 1937 for residents of public housing to engage in community service and to complete economic self-sufficiency programs.
H R 1432 To authorize the Secretary of State to enter into negotiations with representatives of the Government of Cuba to establish cooperation between the United States and Cuba on illicit narcotics control efforts.
H R 1433 To secure the Federal voting rights of certain qualified ex-offenders who have served their sentences.
H R 1434 To permit expungement of records of certain nonviolent criminal offenses.
H R 1435 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 1436 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to enhance energy conservation, research, and development and to provide for security and diversity in the energy supply for the American people.
H R 1437 To improve the United States Code.
H R 1438 To authorize a State to temporarily extend a waiver granted with respect to the State program of aid to families with dependent children.
H R 1439 For the relief of Kadiatou Diallo, Laouratou Diallo, Ibrahima Diallo, Abdoul Diallo, and Mamadou Bobo Diallo.
H R 1440 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide that aliens who commit acts of torture, extrajudicial killings, or other specified atrocities abroad are inadmissible and removable and to establish within the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice an Office of Special Investigations having responsibilities under that Act with respect to all alien participants in war crimes, genocide, and the commission of acts of torture and extrajudicial killings abroad.
H R 1441 To require the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development and the Secretary of Defense to give a preference for American companies in the award of contracts to provide assistance for Iraq, and to require the use of CDMA technology in any such contract for the provision of commercial mobile wireless communication service.
H R 1442 To authorize the design and construction of a visitor center for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
H R 1443 To amend section 251 of the National Housing Act to enable homebuyers to make use of the authority of the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to insure hybrid adjustable rate mortgages.
H R 1444 To amend title 10, United States Code, to provide for garnishment of military retired pay to satisfy a judgment against a retired member of the uniformed services for physically, sexually, or emotionally abusing a child.
H R 1445 To designate the western breakwater for the project for navigation, New Haven Harbor, Connecticut, as the "Charles Hervey Townshend Breakwater".
H R 1446 To support the efforts of the California Missions Foundation to restore and repair the Spanish colonial and mission-era missions in the State of California and to preserve the artworks and artifacts of these missions, and for other purposes.
H R 1447 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide incentives to increase the sale and use of certain ethanol and biodiesel fuels.
H R 1448 To require that health plans provide coverage for a minimum hospital stay for mastectomies and lymph node dissection for the treatment of breast cancer and coverage for secondary consultations.
H R 1449 To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish a program to provide assistance to enhance the ability of first responders to respond to incidents of terrorism, including incidents involving weapons of mass destruction, and to improve security of infrastructure, and for other purposes including emergency preparedness.
H R 1450 To amend the District of Columbia Home Rule Act to permit the Council of the District of Columbia to impose a tax on the income of professional baseball players which is earned within the District of Columbia.
H R 1451 To prohibit high school and college sports gambling in all States including States where such gambling was permitted prior to 1991.
H R 1452 To provide that the language of the text of United States passports is written in English and Spanish.
H R 1453 To declare the policy of the United States with respect to design and deployment of a missile defense system capable of defending the national territory of the United States against ballistic missile attack.
H R 1454 To establish the policy of the United States with respect to deployment of missile defense systems capable of defending allies of the United States against ballistic missile attack.
H R 1455 To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to make private, nonprofit medical facilities that serve industry specific clients eligible for hazard mitigation and disaster assistance.
H R 1456 To provide for the liquidation or reliquidation of certain entries of pasta.
H R 1457 For the relief of Oleg Rasulyevich Rafikov, Alfia Fanilevna Rafikova, Evgenia Olegovna Rafikova, and Ruslan Khamitovich Yagudin.
H R 1458 To authorize the Secretary of Energy to establish an Advanced Technology Incentives Program to fund the development and deployment of new advanced technologies such as fuel cells, turbines, hybrid, and storage system power technologies.
H R 1459 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax credits for making energy efficiency improvements to existing homes and for constructing new energy efficient homes.
H R 1460 To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve education and entrepreneurship benefits, housing benefits, and certain other benefits for veterans.
H R 1461 To provide for the establishment by the Secretary of Energy of a pilot program and a development and demonstration program for clean fuel school buses, and for other purposes.
H R 1462 To authorize assistance for individuals with disabilities in foreign countries, including victims of warfare and civil strife, and for other purposes.
H R 1463 To provide benefits for certain individuals with injuries resulting from administration of a smallpox vaccine, and for other purposes.
H R 1464 To enhance the security and efficiency of the immigration, refugee and asylum, and naturalization functions of the United States Government.
H R 1465 To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4832 East Highway 27 in Iron Station, North Carolina, as the "General Charles Gabriel Post Office".
H R 1466 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce the health insurance costs for family coverage of military reservists called to active duty.
H R 1467 To amend title 49, United States Code, to impose a 2-year moratorium on the imposition of passenger and air carrier security fees, to reimburse the airline industry for homeland security costs, and for other purposes.
H R 1468 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the depreciation of natural gas pipelines, equipment, and infrastructure assets to be 10-year property.
H R 1469 To amend the Public Health Service Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require that group and individual health insurance coverage and group health plans permit enrollees direct access to services of obstetrical and gynecological physician services directly and without a referral.
H R 1470 To reduce health care costs and promote improved health by providing supplemental grants for additional preventive health services for women.
H R 1471 To amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to allow public water systems to avoid filtration requirements, and for other purposes.
H R 1472 To require the adoption and enforcement of regulations to prohibit the intentional feeding of bears on Federal public lands in order to end the hunting practice known as "bear baiting" and reduce the number of dangerous interactions between people and bears.
H R 1473 To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to provide disclosures of credit-based insurance scoring information by insurers and credit reporting agencies, and for other purposes.
H R 1474 To facilitate check truncation by authorizing substitute checks, to foster innovation in the check collection system without mandating receipt of checks in electronic form, and to improve the overall efficiency of the Nation's payments system, and for other purposes.
H R 1475 To amend title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to include private firefighters and rescue squad and ambulance crew members for certain benefits.
H R 1476 To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a national cemetery for veterans in the Colorado Springs, Colorado, metropolitan area.
H R 1477 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 1478 To provide that private land use rules be treated as State or local regulation for purposes of certain Federal Communications Commission regulations.
H R 1479 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow the use of completed contract method of accounting in the case of certain long-term naval vessel construction contracts.
H R 1480 To increase the expertise and capacity of community-based organizations involved in economic development activities and key community development programs.
H R 1481 To extend the moratorium enacted by the Internet Tax Freedom Act.
H R 1482 To authorize assistance for women and girls in Afghanistan, and for other purposes.
H R 1483 To require certain studies regarding the health effects of exposure to depleted uranium munitions, to require the cleanup and mitigation of depleted uranium contamination at sites of depleted uranium munition use and production in the United States, and for other purposes.
H R 1484 To provide for the implementation of air quality programs developed in accordance with an Intergovernmental Agreement between the Southern Ute Indian Tribe and the State of Colorado concerning Air Quality Control on the Southern Ute Indian Reservation, and for other purposes.
H R 1485 To provide additional appropriations for the fiscal year 2003 for the MTCT-Plus Initiative at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health.
H R 1486 To direct the Secretary of Education to conduct a study of the rate at which Native Americans and students who reside in American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands, and Guam drop out of secondary schools in the United States, and for other purposes.
H R 1487 To direct the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to prepare a report about how the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 has been used by public and private sector employers to foster or exacerbate pay inequity.
H R 1488 To restore the standards used for determining whether technical workers are not employees as in effect before the Tax Reform Act of 1986.
H R 1489 To provide for parental notification and intervention in the case of a minor seeking an abortion.
H R 1490 To repeal the per-State limitation applicable to grants made by the National Endowment for the Arts from funds made available for fiscal year 2003.
H R 1491 To authorize programs and activities to improve energy use related to transportation and infrastructure facilities.
H R 1492 To amend the Federal Credit Union Act to provide expanded access for persons in the field of membership of a Federal credit union to money order and check cashing services.
H R 1493 To revoke an Executive Order relating to procedures for the consideration of claims of constitutionally based privilege against disclosure of Presidential records.
H R 1494 To provide for certain deposits and countervailing duties to be imposed on imports of dynamic random access memory (DRAM) semiconductors produced by Hynix Semiconductor if certain affirmative determinations are made under subtitle A of title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930.
H R 1495 To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to safeguard public health and provide to consumers food that is safe, unadulterated, and honestly presented.
H R 1496 To establish a comprehensive program to ensure the safety of food products intended for human consumption which are regulated by the Food and Drug Administration.
H R 1497 To reauthorize title I of the Sikes Act.
H R 1498 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that the tax on recognized built-in gain of an S corporation shall not apply to amounts reinvested in the business.
H R 1499 To require health insurance coverage for certain reconstructive surgery.
H R 1500 To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize veterans to select the appraiser for housing loans for which they apply that are to be guaranteed by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
H R 1501 To designate certain public lands in Humboldt, Del Norte, Mendocino, Lake, Napa, and Yolo Counties in the State of California as wilderness, to designate certain segments of the Black Butte River in Mendocino County, California as a wild or scenic river, and for other purposes.
H R 1502 To amend the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to provide that certain funds treated as local funds under that Act shall be used to provide additional funding for programs under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965.
H R 1503 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require institutions of higher education to preserve the educational status and financial resources of military personnel called to active duty.
H R 1504 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow as a deduction in determining adjusted gross income the deduction for expenses in connection with services as a member of a reserve component of the Armed Forces of the United States, to allow employers a credit against income tax with respect to employees who participate in the military reserve components, and to allow a comparable credit for participating reserve component self-employed individuals, and for other purposes.
H R 1505 To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2127 Beatties Ford Road in Charlotte, North Carolina, as the "Jim Richardson Post Office".
H R 1506 For the relief of Laura Maldonado Caetani.
H R 1507 To waive the time limitation specified by law for the award of certain military decorations in order to allow the award of the Congressional Medal of Honor to Steve Piniaha of Sparta, New Jersey, for acts of valor while a member of the Army during World War II.
H R 1508 To treat the Tuesday next after the first Monday in November in the same manner as November 11 for purposes of Federal employment, and for other purposes.
H R 1509 To make clear that a person who voluntarily separates from the Federal civil service does not remain subject to the enforcement provisions of subchapter III of chapter 73 of title 5, United States Code, and for other purposes.
H R 1510 To amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to require States to permit individuals to register to vote at polling places on the date of an election, to cast ballots at designated polling places prior to the date of an election, and to obtain absentee ballots for an election for any reason, and for other purposes.
H R 1511 To award a congressional gold medal to Prime Minister Tony Blair.
H R 1512 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that certain bonds issued by local governments in connection with delinquent real property taxes may be treated as tax exempt.
H R 1513 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit against income tax for taxpayers owning certain commercial power takeoff vehicles.
H R 1514 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce for individuals the maximum rate of tax on unrecaptured section 1250 gain from 25 percent to 20 percent.
H R 1515 To provide for reimbursement for unreimbursed costs of emergency medical care for aliens paroled into the United States for medical reasons.
H R 1516 An act to provide for the establishment by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs of additional cemeteries in the National Cemetery Administration.
H R 1517 To amend the Land and Water Conservation Fund to limit the use of funds available from the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 to use for maintenance.
H R 1518 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income any enlistment, accession, reenlistment, or retention bonus paid to a member of the Armed Forces.
H R 1519 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to reauthorize the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program.
H R 1520 To amend the National Trails System Act to designate the historic transportation routes in the States of Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, and Ohio that led to the forks of the Ohio River in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, for study for potential addition to the National Trails System.
H R 1521 To provide for additional lands to be included within the boundary of the Johnstown Flood National Memorial in the State of Pennsylvania, and for other purposes.
H R 1522 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income loan payments received under the National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program established in the Public Health Service Act.
H R 1523 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for collegiate housing and infrastructure grants.
H R 1524 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to establish a commemorative trail in connection with the Women's Rights National Historical Park to link properties that are historically and thematically associated with the struggle for women's suffrage, and for other purposes.
H R 1525 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Bureau of Reclamation, to conduct a feasibility study of the Tualatin River Basin in Oregon.
H R 1526 For the relief of Charmaine Bieda.
H R 1527 To amend title 49, United States Code, to authorize appropriations for the National Transportation Safety Board for fiscal years 2003 through 2006, and for other purposes.
H R 1528 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to protect taxpayers and ensure accountability of the Internal Revenue Service.
H R 1529 To amend title 11 of the United States Code with respect to the dismissal of certain involuntary cases.
H R 1530 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify the exemption from tax for small property and casualty insurance companies.
H R 1531 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to enhance energy conservation and to provide for reliability and diversity in the energy supply for the American people, and for other purposes.
H R 1532 To amend the Animal Welfare Act to strengthen enforcement of provisions relating to animal fighting, and for other purposes.
H R 1533 To amend the securities laws to permit church pension plans to be invested in collective trusts.
H R 1534 To improve the ability of the child welfare system to prevent and respond to child abuse and place children in safe, loving, and permanent homes.
H R 1535 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the mid-quarter convention for depreciable property.
H R 1536 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to treat distributions from publicly traded partnerships as qualifying income of regulated investment companies, and for other purposes.
H R 1537 To amend the Migratory Bird Treaty Act to clarify that restrictions on baiting of migratory game birds do not prohibit the taking of a migratory game bird on or over manipulated re-growth of a harvested rice crop.
H R 1538 To posthumously award congressional gold medals to government workers and others who responded to the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and perished and to people aboard United Airlines Flight 93 who helped resist the hijackers and caused the plane to crash, to require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the Spirit of America, recognizing the tragic events of September 11, 2001, and for other purposes.
H R 1539 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to limit the hospital ownership exception to physician self-referral restrictions to interests purchased on terms generally available to the public.
H R 1540 To ensure greater accountability by licensed firearms dealers.
H R 1541 To amend title 13, United States Code, to provide for a just apportionment of Representatives in Congress for all States.
H R 1542 To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to modify the terms of the community disaster loan program, to authorize assistance under that program for losses related to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and for other purposes.
H R 1543 To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to exempt certain communications from the definition of consumer report, and for other purposes.
H R 1544 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 1545 To prohibit Federal officials from paying any Federal funds to any individual or entity that performs partial-birth abortions.
H R 1546 To provide that the inferior courts of the United States do not have jurisdiction to hear abortion-related cases.
H R 1547 To restore first amendment protections of religion and religious speech.
H R 1548 To prohibit any Federal official from expending any Federal funds for any population control or population planning program or any family planning activity.
H R 1549 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to restore and make permanent the exclusion from gross income for amounts received under qualified group legal services plans and to increase the maximum amount of the exclusion.
H R 1550 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to make grants to improve the commercial value of forest biomass for electric energy, useful heat, transportation fuels, petroleum-based product substitutes, and other commercial purposes.
H R 1551 To amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to ensure the safety of meals served under the school lunch program and the school breakfast program.
H R 1552 To establish a Federal program to provide reinsurance to improve the availability of homeowners' insurance.
H R 1553 To provide for additional temporary extended unemployment compensation for certain displaced workers.
H R 1554 To amend title 38, United States Code, to make certain improvements to the National Service Life Insurance and United States Government Life Insurance programs, and for other purposes.
H R 1555 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to curb tax abuses by disallowing tax benefits claimed to arise from transactions without substantial economic substance, and for other purposes.
H R 1556 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require greater transparency of corporate tax accounting measures, to facilitate analysis of financial statements, to permit inspection of true corporate tax liability and understand the tax strategies undertaken by corporations, to discourage abusive tax sheltering activities, and to restore investor confidence in publicly traded corporations.
H R 1557 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow the Secretary of the Treasury to disclose taxpayer identity information through mass communications to notify persons entitled to tax refunds.
H R 1558 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a married couple conducting an unincorporated trade or business to elect out of partnership status.
H R 1559 Making emergency wartime supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2003, and for other purposes.
H R 1560 To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to authorize appropriations for State water pollution control revolving funds, and for other purposes.
H R 1561 To amend title 35, United States Code, with respect to patent fees, and for other purposes.
H R 1562 To amend title 38, United States Code, to enhance the authority of the Department of Veterans Affairs to recover costs of medical care furnished to veterans and other persons by the Department from third parties that provide health insurance coverage to such veterans and other persons.
H R 1563 To require engine coolant and antifreeze to contain a bittering agent so as to render it unpalatable.
H R 1564 To provide for the full funding of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, and for other purposes.
H R 1565 To establish a National Center for Military Deployment Health Research in the Department of Health and Human Services to provide an independent means for the conduct and coordination of research into issues relating to the deployment of members of the Armed Forces overseas, and for other purposes.
H R 1566 To replace the existing Federal price support and quota programs for flue-cured and burley tobacco with a licensing program designed to assist the actual producers of flue-cured and burley tobacco, and for other purposes.
H R 1567 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 1568 To amend part B of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for a prescription drug benefit with a high deductible at no additional premium and access to discount prices on drugs and to provide for the operation of such benefit without a deductible for certain low-income Medicare beneficiaries.
H R 1569 To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located on Kinderkamack Road in Emerson, New Jersey, as the "Gary Albero Post Office Building".
H R 1570 To accelerate natural gas exploration, development, and production from oil and gas wells drilled to deep depths on existing lease tracts on the Outer Continental Shelf, and for other purposes.
H R 1571 To amend title 13, United States Code, to provide that the term of office of the Director of the Census shall be 5 years; to provide that the Director of the Census report directly to the Secretary of Commerce, and for other purposes.
H R 1572 To designate the United States courthouse located at 100 North Palafox Street in Pensacola, Florida, as the "Winston E. Arnow United States Courthouse".
H R 1573 To amend the Truth in Lending Act to require credit card issuers to mail monthly statements at least 30 days before the due date of the next payment, and for other purposes.
H R 1574 To amend the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 to require, as a condition on the receipt of direct payments or counter-cyclical payments under such Act for rice produced by tenants and sharecroppers in Texas, that the producers on the farm agree to retain the rice cropland in production for the next crop year.
H R 1575 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide assistance with elementary and secondary educational costs to parents of children with disabilities.
H R 1576 To amend the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to establish a method to provide outcome-based funding increases to States, and for other purposes.
H R 1577 To designate the visitor center in Organ Pipe National Monument in Arizona as the "Kris Eggle Visitor Center", and for other purposes.
H R 1578 To promote and coordinate global change research, and for other purposes.
H R 1579 To authorize the vessel STAD AMSTERDAM to carry certain persons who are not directly and substantially connected with the operation, navigation, ownership, or business of the vessel.
H R 1580 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for national standardized payment amounts for inpatient hospital services furnished under the Medicare Program, and for other purposes.
H R 1581 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an exclusion from gross income for certain compensation received by members of the Armed Forces serving in South Korea.
H R 1582 To equitably distribute universal service support throughout rural America, and for other purposes.
H R 1583 To amend the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to provide for adjudicative improvement, and for other purposes.
H R 1584 To implement effective measures to stop trade in conflict diamonds, and for other purposes.
H R 1585 To establish an office to oversee research compliance and assurance within the Veterans Health Administration of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
H R 1586 To provide for the fair and efficient judicial consideration of personal injury and wrongful death claims arising out of asbestos exposure, to ensure that individuals who suffer impairment, now or in the future, from illnesses caused by exposure to asbestos receive compensation for their injuries, and for other purposes.
H R 1587 To promote freedom and democracy in Vietnam.
H R 1588 To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2004 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe personnel strengths for such fiscal year for the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.
H R 1589 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to provide grants for the preservation of historic courthouses.
H R 1590 To enhance United States leadership and the functioning of international organizations and multilateral institutions.
H R 1591 To amend title 49, United States Code, to provide a credit toward the non-Federal share of projects carried out under the airport improvement program to an owner or operator of an airport that is utilized to respond to a disaster or emergency.
H R 1592 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 1593 To improve homeland security, prevent tax increases, support education and health care, and strengthen the economy.
H R 1594 To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study of the suitability and feasibility of establishing the St. Croix National Heritage Area in St. Croix, United States Virgin Islands, and for other purposes.
H R 1595 To further cooperation and support among Federal land managers and designated gateway communities where the results of such cooperation and support are likely to be mutually beneficial, and for other purposes.
H R 1596 To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2318 Woodson Road in St. Louis, Missouri, as the "Timothy Michael Gaffney Post Office Building".
H R 1597 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to classify qualified rental office furniture as 5-year property for purposes of depreciation.
H R 1598 To amend the Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and Facilities Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to participate in projects within the San Diego Creek Watershed, California, and for other purposes.
H R 1599 To amend the Office of National Drug Control Policy Act Reauthorization Act of 1998 to ensure that adequate funding is provided for certain high intensity drug trafficking areas.
H R 1600 To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to reserve funds to provide special training, technical assistance, and professional development to eligible entities implementing Even Start programs and to the staff of such programs, and for other purposes.
H R 1601 To provide for reform relating to Federal employment, and for other purposes.
H R 1602 To provide for reform of the Senior Executive Service, adjustment in the rates of pay of certain positions, and for other purposes.
H R 1603 To amend the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 (5 U.S.C. App.) to streamline the financial disclosure process for executive branch employees.
H R 1604 To amend Public Law 105-295 to increase the amount of funds authorized to be appropriated for construction of temperature control devices.
H R 1605 To amend title 49, United States Code, to require phased increases in the fuel efficiency standards applicable to light trucks; to require fuel economy standards for automobiles up to 10,000 pounds gross vehicle weight; to increase the fuel economy of the Federal fleet of vehicles, and for other purposes.
H R 1606 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to impose a limitation on the wage that the Secretary of Labor may require an employer to pay an alien who is an H-2A nonimmigrant agricultural worker.
H R 1607 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit for contributions of real property interests for conservation purposes.
H R 1608 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow individuals to designate any portion of a refund for use by the Secretary of Health and Human Services in providing catastrophic health coverage to individuals who do not otherwise have health coverage.
H R 1609 To redesignate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 201 West Boston Street in Brookfield, Missouri, as the "Admiral Donald Davis Post Office Building".
H R 1610 To redesignate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 120 East Ritchie Avenue in Marceline, Missouri, as the "Walt Disney Post Office Building".
H R 1611 To authorize grants to local educational agencies for teacher mentoring programs.
H R 1612 To make permanent the tax benefits enacted by the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001.
H R 1613 To establish a demonstration incentive program within the Department of Education to promote installation of fire sprinkler systems, or other fire suppression or prevention technologies, in qualified student housing and dormitories, and for other purposes.
H R 1614 To reauthorize the HOPE VI program for revitalization of severely distressed public housing and to provide financial assistance under such program for main street revitalization or redevelopment projects in smaller communities to support the development of affordable housing for low-income families in connection with such projects, and for other purposes.
H R 1615 To amend title 36, United States Code, to grant a Federal charter to the Ukrainian American Veterans, Incorporated.
H R 1616 To authorize the exchange of certain lands within the Martin Luther King, Junior, National Historic Site for lands owned by the City of Atlanta, Georgia, and for other purposes.
H R 1617 To establish and provide for funding for a National Rail Infrastructure Program.
H R 1618 To establish the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area in the State of Georgia, and for other purposes.
H R 1619 To provide for a test census of Americans residing abroad, and to require that such individuals be included in the 2010 decennial census.
H R 1620 To provide that Federal funds for the relief and revitalization of New York City after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attack shall not be subject to Federal taxation.
H R 1621 To provide environmentally sound, expedited procedures for the planning and implementation of hazardous fuels reduction activities for wild-fire prone National Forest System lands and lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management, and for other purposes.
H R 1622 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act and otherwise revise the Medicare Program to reform the method of paying for covered drugs, drug administration services, and chemotherapy support services.
H R 1623 To amend title 44, United States Code, to direct the Archivist of the United States to maintain an inventory of all gifts received from domestic sources for the President, the Executive Residence at the White House, or a Presidential archival depository.
H R 1624 To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to improve the enforcement and compliance programs.
H R 1625 To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1114 Main Avenue in Clifton, New Jersey, as the "Robert P. Hammer Post Office Building".
H R 1626 To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to ensure equity for all full-service television broadcasters and ensure the benefits of local programming for communities served by class A television broadcast stations by providing cable carriage rights for qualified class A television stations, and for other purposes.
H R 1627 To repeal the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935, to enact the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1999, and for other purposes.
H R 1628 To award a congressional gold medal to Chief Phillip Martin of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.
H R 1629 To clarify that the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument does not include within its boundaries any privately owned property, and for other purposes.
H R 1630 To revise the boundary of the Petrified Forest National Park in the State of Arizona, and for other purposes.
H R 1631 To amend title II of the Social Security Act to exclude from creditable wages and self-employment income wages earned for services by aliens illegally performed in the United States and self-employment income derived from a trade or business illegally conducted in the United States.
H R 1632 To create a national commission, modeled after the successful Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission, to establish a timely, independent, and fair process for realigning or closing outdated, ineffective, or inefficient executive agencies.
H R 1633 To amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to encourage the use of web-based enrollment systems in the State children's health insurance program (SCHIP).
H R 1634 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a shorter recovery period for the depreciation of certain leasehold improvements.
H R 1635 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for a complete transition period for the reduction of Medicare beneficiary copayment for hospital outpatient department services furnished under the Medicare Program.
H R 1636 To protect and enhance consumer privacy, and for other purposes.
H R 1637 To authorize the Secretary of the Army to convey certain land at Fort Campbell, Kentucky and Tennessee, for the purpose of realigning and upgrading United States Highway 79 from a 2-lane highway to a 4-lane highway.
H R 1638 To amend the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act of 1990 to repeal the authorized 2005 round of closures and realignments of military installations.
H R 1639 To provide a means of resolving claims regarding the continued existence of rights-of-way under former section 2477 of the Revised Statutes, which was repealed by the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976.
H R 1640 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a married couple who operates an unincorporated business as co-owners to file separate returns for purposes of the self-employment tax, and for other purposes.
H R 1641 To require increased safety testing of 15-passenger vans, ensure the compliance of 15-passenger vans used as schoolbuses with motor vehicle safety standards applicable to schoolbuses, and for other purposes.
H R 1642 To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require the Federal Communications Commission to monitor complaints regarding the quality of wireless telephone service.
H R 1643 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a tax credit for teachers and principals who work in certain low income schools.
H R 1644 To enhance energy conservation and research and development, to provide for security and diversity in the energy supply for the American people, and for other purposes.
H R 1645 To establish a research, development, and demonstration program in genetics, protein science, and computational biology of microbes and plants to support the energy and environmental mission of the Department of Energy.
H R 1646 To amend the Uniform Time Act of 1966 to modify the State exemption provisions for advancement of time.
H R 1647 To assist in the conservation of cranes by supporting and providing, through projects of persons and organizations with expertise in crane conservation, financial resources for the conservation programs of countries the activities of which directly or indirectly affect cranes.
H R 1648 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain water distribution systems of the Cachuma Project, California, to the Carpinteria Valley Water District and the Montecito Water District.
H R 1649 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and the Social Security Act to clarify rules for determining whether certain agent-drivers and commission-drivers are employees.
H R 1650 To ensure regulatory equity between and among all dairy farmers and handlers, including producers also acting as handlers, for sales of packaged fluid milk into certain non-federally regulated milk marketing areas from federally regulated areas and to apply minimum milk price requirements to certain handlers of Class I milk products in the Arizona-Las Vegas marketing area under certain circumstances.
H R 1651 To provide for the exchange of land within the Sierra National Forest, California, and for other purposes.
H R 1652 To provide extended unemployment benefits to displaced workers, and to make other improvements in the unemployment insurance system.
H R 1653 To amend title 10, United States Code, to change the effective date for paid-up coverage under the military Survivor Benefit Plan from October 1, 2008, to October 1, 2003.
H R 1654 To amend chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, to require congressional approval of proposed rules considered by the Congress to be significant rules.
H R 1655 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the coverage of marriage and family therapist services under part B of the Medicare Program, and for other purposes.
H R 1656 To amend the National Labor Relations Act to provide the National Labor Relations Board with expanded statutory authority with respect to employees and labor organizations engaged in or encouraging violent and other potentially injurious conduct.
H R 1657 To provide funding for programs at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences regarding breast cancer in younger women, and for other purposes.
H R 1658 To amend the Railroad Right-of-Way Conveyance Validation Act to validate additional conveyances of certain lands in the State of California that form part of the right-of-way granted by the United States to facilitate the construction of the transcontinental railway, and for other purposes.
H R 1659 To ensure regulatory equity between and among all dairy farmers and handlers, including producers also acting as handlers, for sales of packaged fluid milk into certain non-federally regulated milk marketing areas from federally regulated areas.
H R 1660 To amend the National Apprenticeship Act to provide that applications relating to apprenticeship programs are processed in a fair and timely manner, and for other purposes.
H R 1661 To provide balanced taxpayer protections in tax administrations, including elimination of abusive tax strategies, simplification of the earned income tax credit, and taxpayer protections.
H R 1662 To amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to require the Secretary of the Interior to give greater weight to scientific or commercial data that is empirical or has been field-tested or peer-reviewed, and for other purposes.
H R 1663 To protect home buyers from predatory lending practices.
H R 1664 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a special rule for members of the uniformed services in determining the exclusion of gain from the sale of a principal residence and to restore the tax exempt status of death gratuity payments to members of the uniformed services, and for other purposes.
H R 1665 To modify certain water resources projects for the Apalachicola, Chattahoochee, and Flint Rivers, Georgia, Florida, and Alabama.
H R 1666 To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide that discontinuance of veterans' disability compensation upon the death of a veteran shall be effective as of the date of death of the veteran rather than the last day of the month preceding the veteran's death.
H R 1667 To provide an additional opportunity for administrative or judicial relief for socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers who were discriminated against by the Department of Agriculture in farm credit and benefit programs.
H R 1668 To designate the United States courthouse located at 101 North Fifth Street in Muskogee, Oklahoma, as the "Ed Edmondson United States Courthouse".
H R 1669 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 1670 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish a pilot program to encourage the use of medical savings accounts by public employees of the State of Minnesota and political jurisdictions thereof.
H R 1671 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit cooperatives to pay dividends on preferred stock without reducing patronage dividends.
H R 1672 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a credit for charitable contributions to fight poverty.
H R 1673 To establish a Department of Peace.
H R 1674 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that the vaccine excise tax shall apply to any vaccine against hepatitis A.
H R 1675 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to protect and preserve access of Medicare beneficiaries to health care provided by hospitals in rural areas, and for other purposes.
H R 1676 To amend chapter 55 of title 5, United States Code, to exclude availability pay for Federal criminal investigators from the limitation on premium pay; to modify levels of special pay adjustments for Federal law enforcement officers in certain areas, and for other purposes.
H R 1677 To amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to protect pension benefits of employees in defined benefit plans and to direct the Secretary of the Treasury to enforce the age discrimination requirements of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.
H R 1678 To amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to false communications about certain criminal violations, and for other purposes.
H R 1679 To repeal the so-called Forest Service Appeals Reform Act and to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to develop an administrative appeals process for the Forest Service in the same manner as other Federal land management agencies.
H R 1680 To prohibit after 2008 the introduction into interstate commerce of mercury intended for use in a dental filling, and for other purposes.
H R 1681 To amend title 38, United States Code, to allow for substitution of parties in the case of a claim for benefits provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs when the applicant for such benefits dies while the claim is pending, and for other purposes.
H R 1682 To amend title 36, United States Code, to grant a Federal charter to the Special Operations Warrior Foundation, Inc.
H R 1683 To increase, effective as of December 1, 2003, the rates of disability compensation for veterans with service-connected disabilities and the rates of dependency and indemnity compensation for survivors of certain service-connected disabled veterans, and for other purposes.
H R 1684 To amend the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to permit States to determine state residency for higher education purposes and to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to cancel the removal and adjust the status of certain alien college-bound students who are long-term U.S. residents.
H R 1685 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act relating to posthumous citizenship through death while on active-duty service during periods of military hostilities to eliminate the prohibition on immigration benefits for surviving family members and to provide such benefits for spouses and children.
H R 1686 To reward the hard work and risk of individuals who choose to live in and help preserve America's small, rural towns, and for other purposes.
H R 1687 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from income taxation all compensation received for active service as a member of the Armed Forces of the United States.
H R 1688 To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 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 1689 To amend titles XIX and XXI of the Social Security Act to permit States the option of coverage of legal immigrants under the Medicaid Program and the State children's health insurance program (SCHIP).
H R 1690 To protect diverse and structurally complex areas of the seafloor in the United States exclusive economic zone by establishing a maximum diameter size limit on rockhopper, roller, and all other groundgear used on bottom trawls, and for other purposes.
H R 1691 To expedite the granting of posthumous citizenship to members of the United States Armed Forces.
H R 1692 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 1693 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a deduction for the work-related expenses of handicapped individuals.
H R 1694 To establish an America Rx program to establish fairer pricing for prescription drugs for individuals without access to prescription drugs at discounted prices.
H R 1695 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 1696 To repeal the provision of law that provides automatic pay adjustments for Members of Congress.
H R 1697 To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to permanently prohibit the conduct of offshore drilling on the outer Continental Shelf in the Mid-Atlantic and North Atlantic planning areas.
H R 1698 To lift the trade embargo on Cuba, and for other purposes.
H R 1699 To repeal sections 1173(b) and 1177(a)(1) of the Social Security Act, and for other purposes.
H R 1700 To provide assistance to train teachers of children with autism spectrum disorders, and for other purposes.
H R 1701 To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 167 East 124th Street in New York, New York, as the "Tito Puente Post Office Building".
H R 1702 To designate the Federal building which is to be constructed at 799 First Avenue in New York, New York, as the "Ronald H. Brown United States Mission to the United Nations Building".
H R 1703 To preserve certain actions in Federal court brought by members of the United States Armed Forces held as prisoners of war by Japan during World War II against Japanese nationals seeking compensation for mistreatment or failure to pay wages in connection with labor performed in Japan to the benefit of the Japanese nationals, and for other purposes.
H R 1704 To amend the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 to provide for transitional housing assistance grants for child victims of domestic violence.
H R 1705 To expand and improve the use of DNA analysis in criminal investigations, and for other purposes.
H R 1706 To provide for the effective punishment of online child molesters, and for other purposes.
H R 1707 To provide for the analysis of the incidence and effects of prison rape in Federal, State, and local institutions and to provide information, resources, recommendations, and funding to protect individuals from prison rape.
H R 1708 To extend the authorization of the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Program.
H R 1709 To restore standards to protect the privacy of individually identifiable health information that were weakened by the August 2002 modifications, and for other purposes.
H R 1710 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to restore the full market basket percentage increase applied to payments to hospitals for inpatient hospital services furnished to Medicare beneficiaries, and for other purposes.
H R 1711 To amend title 49, United States Code, to ensure that functions relating to the air traffic control system are carried out directly by the United States Government.
H R 1712 To amend the Small Business Act to establish a development program for small business concerns owned and controlled by qualified service-disabled veterans, to reauthorize the programs of the National Veterans Business Development Corporation, to establish a Government-wide procurement goal for small business concerns owned and controlled by veterans, and for other purposes.
H R 1713 To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve benefits under the Montgomery GI Bill by establishing an enhanced educational assistance program, by increasing the amount of basic educational assistance, by repealing the requirement for reduction in pay for participation in the program, and for other purposes.
H R 1714 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act relating to naturalization through service in the Armed Forces of the United States.
H R 1715 To amend title 38, United States Code, to enhance the authority of the Department of Veterans Affairs to recover from third parties costs of medical care furnished to veterans and other persons by the Department.
H R 1716 To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve educational assistance programs of the Department of Veterans Affairs for apprenticeship or other on-job training, and for other purposes.
H R 1717 To amend the Controlled Substances Act to provide an affirmative defense for the medical use of marijuana in accordance with the laws of the various States, and for other purposes.
H R 1718 To amend title 38, United States Code, to repeal the four-year terms specified by law for certain officials of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
H R 1719 To promote enhanced nonproliferation cooperation between the United States and the Russian Federation and foster various other actions that will increase the national security of the United States, and for other purposes.
H R 1720 To authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out construction projects for the purpose of improving, renovating, establishing, and updating patient care facilities at Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers, and for other purposes.
H R 1721 To amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to provide for debt relief to developing countries who take action to protect critical coral reef habitats.
H R 1722 To promote the development of affordable, quality rental housing in rural areas for low-income households.
H R 1723 To designate certain National Forest System lands in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System, and for other purposes.
H R 1724 To require institutions of higher education to make full refunds of tuitions and fees paid by members of the Armed Forces and National Guard called to active duty or active service during a war or national emergency.
H R 1725 To change the deadline for income tax returns for calendar year taxpayers from the 15th of April to the first Monday in November.
H R 1726 To amend title 10, United States Code, to repeal the offset from surviving spouse annuities under the military Survivor Benefit Plan for amounts paid by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs as dependency and indemnity compensation.
H R 1727 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the dollar limitation on contributions to funeral trusts.
H R 1728 To amend title 37, United States Code, to ensure equal treatment for members of reserve components who perform inactive-duty training in determining their entitlement for aviation incentive pay and hazardous duty pay.
H R 1729 To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to require consumer reporting agencies to notify consumers when negative information is added to the consumer's file at such agency, and for other purposes.
H R 1730 To impose certain limitations on the receipt of out-of-State municipal solid waste, and for other purposes.
H R 1731 To amend title 18, United States Code, to establish penalties for aggravated identity theft, and for other purposes.
H R 1732 To amend the Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and Facilities Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to participate in the Williamson County, Texas, Water Recycling and Reuse Project, and for other purposes.
H R 1733 To amend XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to provide for a voluntary Medicare prescription medicine benefit, to provide greater access to affordable pharmaceuticals, to provide for substantial reductions in the cost of prescription drugs made available to Medicare beneficiaries, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to disallow deductions for direct-to-consumer advertisement of prescription drugs, to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide greater access to affordable pharmeceuticals and preserving access to safe affordable Canadian medicines, to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit campaign contributions by chief executive officers of pharmeceutical companies, and for other purposes.
H R 1734 To amend the Public Health Service Act to establish an Office of Men's Health.
H R 1735 To amend title 38, United States Code, to increase the maximum amount of a home loan guarantee available to a veteran.
H R 1736 To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to include primary and secondary preventative medical strategies for children and adults with Sickle Cell Disease as medical assistance under the Medicaid Program, and for other purposes.
H R 1737 To provide for the fair and efficient judicial consideration of personal injury and wrongful death claims arising out of asbestos exposure, to ensure that individuals who suffer harm, now or in the future, from illnesses caused by exposure to asbestos receive compensation for their injuries, and for other purposes.
H R 1738 To require payments to State and local governments for infrastructure and social services needs in the same amount as the amount of relief and reconstruction funds provided to Iraq.
H R 1739 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to increase payments under the Medicare Program to Puerto Rico hospitals.
H R 1740 To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1502 East Kiest Boulevard in Dallas, Texas, as the "Dr. Caesar A.W. Clark, Sr. Post Office Building".
H R 1741 To redesignate the position of the Secretary of the Navy as the Secretary of the Navy and Marine Corps.
H R 1742 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 with respect to the eligibility of veterans for mortgage bond financing, and for other purposes.
H R 1743 To allow applications for the preferred provider organization (PPO) demonstration project under the Medicare+Choice program.
H R 1744 To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to revise and simplify the transitional medical assistance (TMA) program.
H R 1745 To express the sense of the Congress that funding should be made available from the Highway Trust Fund to encourage States to require law enforcement officers to impound motor vehicles of those charged with driving while intoxicated, and for other purposes.
H R 1746 To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize the Director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to make grants for the development and operation of research centers regarding environmental factors that may be related to the etiology of breast cancer.
H R 1747 To amend the Truth in Lending Act to provide for enhanced information regarding credit card balance payment terms and conditions, and for other purposes.
H R 1748 To amend the Equal Credit Opportunity Act to permit the collection of demographic information in connection with small business loan applications with the applicant's consent, and for other purposes.
H R 1749 To promote health care coverage parity for individuals participating in legal recreational activities or legal transportation activities.
H R 1750 To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for an increase of $250 per month in the rate of monthly dependency and indemnity compensation (DIC) payable to a surviving spouse of a member of the Armed Forces who dies on active duty or as a result of a service-connected disability in any case in which there are dependent children.
H R 1751 To expand the teacher loan forgiveness programs under the Federal Family Education Loan and Federal Direct Loan programs.
H R 1752 To provide for the purchase of textbooks and the establishment of the Textbook Recycling Program, and for other purposes.
H R 1753 To provide for equitable compensation of the Spokane Tribe of Indians of the Spokane Reservation in settlement of claims of the Tribe concerning the contribution of the Tribe to the production of hydropower by the Grand Coulee Dam, and for other purposes.
H R 1754 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income amounts received on the sale of animals which are raised and sold as part of an educational program.
H R 1755 To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit taking minors across State lines in circumvention of laws requiring the involvement of parents in abortion decisions.
H R 1756 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require the abatement of interest on erroneous refund checks without regard to the size of the refund.
H R 1757 To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to increase the personal needs allowance applied to institutionalized individuals under the Medicaid Program.
H R 1758 To amend the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000 to improve the program of benefits for contractor employees of the Department of Energy who were exposed to toxic substances at Department of Energy facilities, to provide coverage under subtitle B of that Act for certain additional individuals and illnesses, to establish an ombudsman, to make technical corrections, and for other purposes.
H R 1759 To establish the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area in the State of North Carolina, and for other purposes.
H R 1760 To establish water conservation and habitat restoration programs in the Klamath River basin and to provide emergency disaster assistance to fishermen, Indian tribes, small businesses, and others that suffer economic harm from the devastating effects of the Klamath River basin fish kill of 2002.
H R 1761 To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 9350 East Corporate Hill Drive in Wichita, Kansas, as the "Garner E. Shriver Post Office Building".
H R 1762 To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for preservation and protection of historic buildings under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
H R 1763 To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to facilitate an increase in programming and content on radio that is locally and independently produced, to facilitate competition in radio programming, radio advertising, and concerts, and for other purposes.
H R 1764 To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide for appropriate overtime pay for National Weather Service employees who perform essential services during severe weather events.
H R 1765 To provide for the analysis of the incidence and effects of prison rape in Federal, State, and local institutions and to provide information, resources, recommendations, and funding to protect individuals from prison rape.
H R 1766 To make permanent the provisions of the Fair Credit Reporting Act and amend the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act to establish a national uniform privacy standard for financial institutions.
H R 1767 To amend title 23, United States Code, to empower State and local authorities with tools to eliminate congestion on the Interstate System.
H R 1768 To amend title 28, United States Code, to allow a judge to whom a case is transferred to retain jurisdiction over certain multidistrict litigation cases for trial, and for other purposes.
H R 1769 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to comply with the World Trade Organization rulings on the FSC/ETI benefit in a manner that preserves jobs and production activities in the United States.
H R 1770 To provide benefits and other compensation for certain individuals with injuries resulting from administration of smallpox countermeasures, and for other purposes.
H R 1771 To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to prohibit knowingly misinforming the relative of a member of the Armed Forces of the United States that such member is deceased, injured, or missing due to an event associated with their military service.
H R 1772 To improve small business advocacy, and for other purposes.
H R 1773 To amend the Spark M. Matsunaga Hydrogen Research, Development, and Demonstration Act of 1990, and for other purposes.
H R 1774 To provide for the establishment at the Department of Energy of a program for hydrogen fuel cell vehicles and infrastructure, and for other purposes.
H R 1775 To amend title 36, United States Code, to designate the oak tree as the national tree of the United States.
H R 1776 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make today's retirement savings opportunities permanent, to expand and improve retirement savings vehicles, to extend pension coverage through regulatory simplification and small business incentives, to enhance fairness and pension portability, to revitalize defined benefit plans, to provide additional defined contribution plan protections, to assist individuals in preserving their income throughout retirement, and for other purposes.
H R 1777 To provide for the establishment at the Department of Energy of a program for hydrogen fuel cell vehicles and infrastructure, and for other purposes.
H R 1778 To establish a commission on employee ownership.
H R 1779 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow penalty-free withdrawals from retirement plans during the period that a military reservist or national guardsman is called to active duty for an extended period, and for other purposes.
H R 1780 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to eliminate the tax on the net capital gain of taxpayers other than corporations, to exclude interest and dividends from gross income, and to repeal the 1993 income tax increase on Social Security benefits.
H R 1781 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow an above-the-line deduction for certain expenses in connection with the determination, collection, or refund of any tax.
H R 1782 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to change the calculation and simplify the administration of the earned income tax credit.
H R 1783 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide taxpayers a flat tax alternative to the current income tax system.
H R 1784 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to update the renal dialysis composite rate.
H R 1785 To require the Secretary of the Treasury to redesign $1 Federal reserve notes so as to incorporate the preamble to the Constitution of the United States, a list describing the Articles of the Constitution, and a list describing the Amendments to the Constitution, on the reverse side of such notes.
H R 1786 To provide grants to assist State and local prosecutors and law enforcement agencies with implementing juvenile and young adult witness assistance programs that minimize additional trauma to the witness and improve the chances of successful criminal prosecution or legal action.
H R 1787 To remove civil liability barriers that discourage the donation of fire equipment to volunteer fire companies.
H R 1788 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to extend the minimum Medicare deadlines for filing claims to take into account delay in processing adjustments from secondary payor status to primary payor status.
H R 1789 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the income taxation of corporations, to impose a 10 percent tax on the earned income (and only the earned income) of individuals, to repeal the estate and gift taxes, to provide amnesty for all tax liability for prior taxable years, and for other purposes.
H R 1790 To provide for the equitable treatment of rural communities in the distribution of Federal disaster assistance, and for other purposes.
H R 1791 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an election for a special tax treatment of certain S corporation conversions.
H R 1792 To amend title 37, United States Code, to alleviate delay in the payment of the Selected Reserve reenlistment bonus to members of Selected Reserve who are mobilized.
H R 1793 To amend the National Labor Relations Act to protect employer rights.
H R 1794 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to construct and rehabilitate Federal water supply lines associated with Folsom Dam in California, and for other purposes.
H R 1795 To provide that the income tax shall not apply for taxable years during which the taxpayer, or either spouse of a married couple, is serving in the war in Iraq.
H R 1796 To designate certain Federal land in the State of Utah as wilderness, and for other purposes.
H R 1797 To ensure that exports of Alaskan North Slope crude oil are prohibited.
H R 1798 To establish the Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area in the State of Connecticut and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and for other purposes.
H R 1799 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to waive the requirement of 2 years of marriage for a spouse to self-petition to be an immediate relative in the case of spouses of citizens killed in service in the Armed Forces and to prohibit any fees relating to posthumous citizenship for aliens killed while on active duty service during periods of military hostilities.
H R 1800 To end the use of conventional steel-jawed leghold traps on animals in the United States.
H R 1801 To accord honorary citizenship to the alien victims of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks against the United States and to provide for the granting of citizenship to the alien spouses and children of certain victims of such attacks.
H R 1802 To amend the Federal Unemployment Tax Act and the Social Security Act to modernize the unemployment insurance system, and for other purposes.
H R 1803 To authorize the Secretary of Homeland Security to make grants to reimburse State and local governments and Indian tribes for certain costs relating to the mobilization of Reserves who are first responder personnel of such governments or tribes.
H R 1804 To raise revenue and reduce large and increasing Federal budget deficits due to the cost of the war in Iraq.
H R 1805 To establish a national teaching fellowship program to encourage individuals to enter and remain in the field of teaching at public schools.
H R 1806 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to change the requirements for naturalization to citizenship through service in the Armed Forces of the United States.
H R 1807 To amend the trade adjustment assistance program under the Trade Act of 1974 to establish a demonstration project to provide self-employment training and assistance to eligible adversely affected workers.
H R 1808 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow an immediate deduction for start-up and organizational expenditures in order to spur entrepreneurship.
H R 1809 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to acquire Fern Lake and the surrounding watershed in the States of Kentucky and Tennessee for addition to Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, and for other purposes.
H R 1810 To require door delivery of mail sent to persons residing in senior communities.
H R 1811 To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide families of disabled children with the opportunity to purchase coverage under the Medicaid Program for such children, and for other purposes.
H R 1812 To establish a public education and awareness program relating to emergency contraception.
H R 1813 To amend the Torture Victims Relief Act of 1998 to authorize appropriations to provide assistance for domestic and foreign centers and programs for the treatment of victims of torture, and for other purposes.
H R 1814 To change the requirements for naturalization through service in the Armed Forces of the United States, to extend naturalization benefits to members of the Ready Reserve of a reserve component of the Armed Forces, to extend posthumous benefits to surviving spouses, children, and parents, and for other purposes.
H R 1815 To amend title 23, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Transportation to carry out a grant program for providing financial assistance for rail line relocation projects, and for other purposes.
H R 1816 To amend the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 to ensure homeowners are provided adequate notice of flood map changes and a fair opportunity to appeal such changes.
H R 1817 To authorize the Secretary of the Army to carry out a dredging project to increase the depth of Menominee Harbor, Menomiee River, Michigan and Wisconsin, from 24 feet to 26 feet.
H R 1818 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand workplace health incentives by equalizing the tax consequences of employee athletic facility use.
H R 1819 To provide assistance for poison prevention and to stabilize the funding of regional poison control centers.
H R 1820 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow certain coins to be acquired by individual retirement accounts and other individually directed pension plan accounts, and for other purposes.
H R 1821 To award a congressional gold medal to Dr. Dorothy Height in recognition of her many contributions to the Nation.
H R 1822 To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3751 West 6th Street in Los Angeles, California, as the "Dosan Ahn Chang Ho Post Office".
H R 1823 To prohibit United States assistance for the Palestinian Authority and for programs, projects, and activities in the West Bank and Gaza.
H R 1824 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to classify automatic fire sprinkler systems as 5-year property for purposes of depreciation.
H R 1825 For the relief of Frank Redendo.
H R 1826 For the relief of Thomas J. Sansone, Jr.
H R 1827 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/T MISS LINDA.
H R 1828Syria Accountability and Lebanese Sovereignty Restoration Act of 2003
H R 1829 To amend title 18, United States Code, to require Federal Prison Industries to compete for its contracts minimizing its unfair competition with private sector firms and their non-inmate workers and empowering Federal agencies to get the best value for taxpayers' dollars, to provide a five-year period during which Federal Prison Industries adjusts to obtaining inmate work opportunities through other than its mandatory source status, to enhance inmate access to remedial and vocational opportunities and other rehabilitative opportunities to better prepare inmates for a successful return to society, to authorize alternative inmate work opportunities in support of non-profit organizations, and for other purposes.
H R 1830 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for permanent resident status for certain long-term resident workers and college-bound students, to modify the worldwide level of family-sponsored immigrants in order to promote family unification, and for other purposes.
H R 1831 To extend the grace period for personal watercraft use in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.
H R 1832 To name the Department of Veterans Affairs outpatient clinic located in New London, Connecticut, as the "John P. McGuirk Department of Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic".
H R 1833 To reduce temporarily the duty on certain articles of natural cork.
H R 1834 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 TRUE BLUE.
H R 1835 To amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to limit designation as critical habitat of areas owned or controlled by the Department of Defense, and for other purposes.
H R 1836 To make changes to certain areas of the Federal civil service in order to improve the flexibility and competitiveness of Federal human resources management.
H R 1837 To improve the Federal acquisition workforce and the process for the acquisition of services by the Federal Government, and for other purposes.
H R 1838 To amend title 38, United States Code, to revise the presumptions of service-connection relating to diseases and disabilities of former prisoners of war.
H R 1839 To amend the Act of October 19, 1949, entitled "An Act to assist States in collecting sales and use taxes on cigarettes".
H R 1840 To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to authorize grants for the repair, renovation, alteration, and construction of public elementary and secondary school facilities.
H R 1841 To better assist lower income families to obtain decent, safe, and affordable housing through the conversion of the section 8 housing choice voucher program into a State-administered block grant.
H R 1842 To amend title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to require persons who are plan administrators of employee pension benefit plans or provide administrative services to such plans, and who also provide automobile insurance coverage or provide persons offering such coverage identifying information relating to plan participants or beneficiaries, to submit to the Federal Trade Commission certain information relating to such automobile insurance coverage.
H R 1843 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require institutions of higher education to notify parents concerning missing person reports about their children, and for other purposes.
H R 1844 To establish State revolving funds for school construction.
H R 1845 To provide grants to States to establish, expand, or enhance prekindergarten programs for children who are not yet enrolled in kindergarten.
H R 1846 To amend the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improvement Act of 1991 to provide for the collection of data on the availability of credit for women-owned business.
H R 1847 Concerning denial of passports to noncustodial parents subject to State arrest warrants in cases of nonpayment of child support.
H R 1848 To afford students and parents with private civil remedies for the violation of their privacy rights under the General Education Provisions Act.
H R 1849 To require the establishment of programs by the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, the Director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, and the Secretary of Health and Human Services to improve indoor air quality in schools and other buildings.
H R 1850 To provide for automatic naturalization for noncitizen members of the Armed Forces ordered to serve in a combat zone, and to extend immigration benefits to surviving spouses, children, and parents of persons granted posthumous citizenship through death while on active-duty service in the Armed Forces.
H R 1851 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 title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of annual screening mammography under the Medicaid Program.
H R 1852 To assure equitable treatment of fertility and impotence in health care coverage under group health plans, health insurance coverage, and health plans under the Federal employees' health benefits program.
H R 1853 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require the preparation of audit reports based upon the financial auditing of Medicare+Choice organizations and to make such reports available to the public.
H R 1854 To amend part C of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to reimburse Medicare+Choice plans located in the same metropolitan statistical area the same payment rate.
H R 1855 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require home health agencies participating in the Medicare Program to conduct criminal background checks for all applicants for employment as patient care providers.
H R 1856 To reauthorize the Harmful Algal Bloom and Hypoxia Research and Control Act of 1998, and for other purposes.
H R 1857 To authorize assistance to combat the growing HIV/AIDS problem in countries in sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean.
H R 1858 To provide a permanent funding level for the Social Services Block Grant, and to authorize States to use 10 percent of their TANF funds to carry out Social Services Block Grant programs.
H R 1859 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from income and employment taxes and wage withholding property tax rebates and other benefits provided to volunteer firefighters and emergency medical responders.
H R 1860 To promote primary and secondary health promotion and disease prevention services and activities among the elderly, to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to add preventive health benefits, and for other purposes.
H R 1861 To help protect the public against the threat of chemical attacks.
H R 1862 To establish the Oil Region National Heritage Area.
H R 1863 To declare adequate pain care research, education, and treatment as national public health priorities, and for other purposes.
H R 1864 To preserve certain actions in Federal court brought by members of the United States Armed Forces held as prisoners of war by Japan during World War II against Japanese nationals seeking compensation for mistreatment or failure to pay wages in connection with labor performed in Japan to the benefit of the Japanese nationals, and for other purposes.
H R 1865 To authorize the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to make grants to States, units of general local government, and nonprofit organizations for counseling and education programs for the prevention of predatory lending and to establish a toll-free telephone number for complaints regarding predatory lending, and for other purposes.
H R 1866 To reinstate and transfer a hydroelectric license under the Federal Power Act to permit the redevelopment of a hydroelectric project located in the State of New York, and for other purposes.
H R 1867 To amend title 44, United States Code, to provide for the suspension of fines under certain circumstances for first-time paperwork violations by small business concerns.
H R 1868 To amend the Public Health Service Act to establish a program to provide screenings and treatment for cancer to minority and other populations served by health centers under section 330 of such Act, and for other purposes.
H R 1869 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to study the suitability and feasibility of designating the International Civil Rights Center and Museum, located in Greensboro, North Carolina, as a unit of the National Park System, and for other purposes.
H R 1870 To amend section 1951 of title 18, United States Code (commonly known as the Hobbs Act), and for other purposes.
H R 1871 To encourage partnerships between community colleges and four-year colleges and universities.
H R 1872 For the relief of the heirs and assigns of Hattie Davis Rogers of the Nez Perce Indian Reservation, Idaho.
H R 1873 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that the deduction for the health insurance costs of self-employed individuals be allowed in determining self-employment tax.
H R 1874 To establish a demonstration project to clarify the definition of homebound for purposes of determining eligibility for home health services under the Medicare Program, and to conditionally authorize that clarification.
H R 1875 To strengthen the missile proliferation laws of the United States, and for other purposes.
H R 1876 To amend title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to provide, in the case of an employee welfare benefit plan providing benefits in the event of disability, an exemption from preemption under such title for State tort actions to recover damages arising from the failure of the plan to timely provide such benefits.
H R 1877 To amend chapter 89 of title 5, United States Code, to make available to Federal employees the option of obtaining health benefits coverage for dependent parents.
H R 1878 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 1879 To direct the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration to issue standards for the use of motorized skate boards.
H R 1880 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide certain Medicare beneficiaries living abroad 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 1881 To modify the provision of law which provides a permanent appropriation for the compensation of Members of Congress, and for other purposes.
H R 1882 To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 440 South Orange Blossom Trail in Orlando, Florida, as the "Arthur `Pappy' Kennedy Post Office".
H R 1883 To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1601-1 Main Street in Jacksonville, Florida, as the "Eddie Mae Steward Post Office".
H R 1884 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that certain individuals under contract to perform fire fighting services for a local government shall be treated as employees of such government for pension plan purposes.
H R 1885 To amend title 37, United States Code, to ensure that military pay increases are comparable to private sector pay growth, as measured by the Employment Cost Index.
H R 1886 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 1887 To treat arbitration clauses which are unilaterally imposed on consumers as an unfair and deceptive trade practice and prohibit their use in consumer transactions, and for other purposes.
H R 1888 To require public disclosure of noncompetitive contracting for the reconstruction of the infrastructure of Iraq, and for other purposes.
H R 1889 To amend title 49, United States Code, to improve the training requirements for and require the certification of cabin crew members, and for other purposes.
H R 1890 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to simplify certain provisions applicable to real estate investment trusts.
H R 1891 To amend the Clean Air Act to prohibit liability for the effects of emissions, and emission byproducts, resulting from or caused by an act of nature, and for other purposes.
H R 1892 To provide authorizations of appropriations for the global initiative to end the continuing menace of polio.
H R 1893 To amend the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 with respect to voluntary early retirement benefits and medical benefits.
H R 1894 To prohibit the implementation of discriminatory precertification requirements for the earned income tax credit.
H R 1895 To amend Federal crime grant programs relating to domestic violence to encourage States and localities to implement gun confiscation policies, reform stalking laws, create integrated domestic violence courts, and hire additional personnel for entering protection orders, and for other purposes.
H R 1896 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for S corporation reform, and for other purposes.
H R 1897 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the inclusion in gross income of social security benefits.
H R 1898 To amend the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Act of 1981 to extend energy assistance to households headed by certain senior citizens.
H R 1899 To resolve certain conveyances and provide for alternative land selections under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act related to Cape Fox Corporation and Sealaska Corporation, and for other purposes.
H R 1900 To award a congressional gold medal to Jackie Robinson (posthumously), in recognition of his many contributions to the Nation, and to express the sense of the Congress that there should be a national day in recognition of Jackie Robinson.
H R 1901 To require public disclosure of noncompetitive contracting for the reconstruction of the infrastructure of Iraq, and for other purposes.
H R 1902 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve outpatient vision services under part B of the Medicare Program.
H R 1903 To amend the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act of 1990 to improve the surplus property disposal process for closed or realigned military installations.
H R 1904Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003
H R 1905 To clarify the authority of States to establish conditions for insurers to conduct the business of insurance within a State based on provision of information regarding Holocaust era insurance policies of the insurer and to establish a Federal cause of action for claims for payment of such insurance policies, and for other purposes.
H R 1906 To amend title 10, United States Code, to revise the Transition Assistance Program for persons separating from active duty in the Armed Forces to make that program mandatory for all separating members and to provide for the furnishing to such members of information about homelessness.
H R 1907 To amend the Food Security Act of 1985 to ensure the availability of funds to provide technical assistance for certain conservation programs of the Department of Agriculture.
H R 1908 To name the health care facility of the Department of Veterans Affairs located at 820 South Damen Avenue in Chicago, Illinois, as the "Jesse Brown Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center".
H R 1909 To amend the National Labor Relations Act to provide for inflation adjustments to the mandatory jurisdiction thresholds of the National Labor Relations Board.
H R 1910 To prohibit discrimination on the basis of genetic information with respect to health insurance.
H R 1911 To amend title 38, United States Code, to enhance cooperation and the sharing of resources between the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense.
H R 1912 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the unrelated business taxable income rules.
H R 1913 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a first time homebuyer credit for the purchase of principal residences located in rural areas.
H R 1914 To provide for the issuance of a coin to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the Jamestown settlement.
H R 1915 To waive the limitation on the use of funds appropriated for the Homeland Security Grant Program.
H R 1916 To prevent and cure diabetes and to promote and improve the care of individuals with diabetes for the reduction of health disparities within racial and ethnic minority groups, including the African-American, Hispanic American, Asian American and Pacific Islander, and American Indian and Alaskan Native communities.
H R 1917 To amend title 10, United States Code, to authorize military recreational facilities to be used by any veteran with a compensable service-connected disability.
H R 1918 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 to the dependents of such veterans.
H R 1919 To amend title 10, United States Code, to authorize transportation on military aircraft on a space-available basis for veterans with a service-connected disability rated 50 percent or more.
H R 1920 To require that contracts entered into by the Federal Government for reconstruction in Iraq include a condition that the contractor, when hiring employees to carry out the contract, provide a preference for the hiring of veterans.
H R 1921 To amend title 38, United States Code, to increase from one month to three months the quantity of supply of certain prescriptions furnished by the Department of Veterans Affairs to veterans with chronic conditions.
H R 1922 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a one-time increase in the amount excludable from the sale of a principal residence by taxpayers who have attained age 50.
H R 1923 To amend title II of the Social Security Act to reduce from 60 to 55 the age at which an individual who is otherwise eligible may be paid widow's or widower's insurance benefits.
H R 1924 To amend title 38, United States Code, to extend the time limitation for use of eligibility and entitlement for educational assistance under the Montgomery GI Bill.
H R 1925 To reauthorize programs under the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act and the Missing Children's Assistance Act, and for other purposes.
H R 1926 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to apply an excise tax to excessive attorneys fees for legal judgments, settlements, or agreements that operate as a tax.
H R 1927 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to include wireless telecommunications equipment in the definition of qualified technological equipment for purposes of determining the depreciation treatment of such equipment.
H R 1928 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify the eligibility of certain expenses for the low-income housing credit.
H R 1929 To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize formula grants to States to provide access to affordable health insurance for certain child care providers and staff, and for other purposes.
H R 1930 To adjust the immigration status of certain Liberian nationals who were provided refuge in the United States.
H R 1931 To protect the privacy of the individual with respect to the Social Security number and other personal information, and for other purposes.
H R 1932 To designate the diplomacy center of the Department of State as the Colin Powell Center for American Diplomacy and to provide for appropriate museum visitor and educational outreach services at the center.
H R 1933 To reduce unsolicited commercial electronic mail and to protect children from sexually oriented advertisements.
H R 1934 To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide that, of the total amount of family leave available to a Federal employee based on the birth of a child or the placement of a child with the employee for adoption or foster care, at least one-half of that time shall be leave with pay.
H R 1935 To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide housing loan benefits for the purchase of residential cooperative apartment units.
H R 1936 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax incentives to encourage small business health plans, and for other purposes.
H R 1937 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax incentives to encourage small business health plans, and for other purposes.
H R 1938 To extend Federal recognition to the Chickahominy Indian Tribe, the Chickahominy Indian Tribe-Eastern Division, the Upper Mattaponi Tribe, the Rappahannock Tribe, Inc., the Monacan Indian Nation, and the Nansemond Indian Tribe.
H R 1939 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a revenue-neutral simplification of the individual income tax.
H R 1940 To improve the provision of telehealth services under the Medicare Program, to provide grants for the development of telehealth networks, and for other purposes.
H R 1941 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 1942 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax incentives for the use of biodiesel as a fuel.
H R 1943 To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to permit certain youth to perform certain work with wood products, and for other purposes.
H R 1944 To revise eligibility requirements applicable to essential air service subsidies.
H R 1945 To authorize the Secretary of Commerce to provide financial assistance to the States of Alaska, Washington, Oregon, California, and Idaho for salmon habitat restoration projects in coastal waters and upland drainages, and for other purposes.
H R 1946 To amend title 35, United States Code, to clarify the applicability of certain provisions relating to railroad cars.
H R 1947 To ensure that members of the Armed Forces who are married and have minor dependents are eligible for military family housing containing more than two bedrooms.
H R 1948 For the relief of Shigeru Yamada.
H R 1949 To amend title 38, United States Code, to reinstate minimum requirements with respect to the sale of vendee loans.
H R 1950 To establish the Millennium Challenge Account to provide increased support for certain developing countries; to authorize the expansion of the Peace Corps; to authorize appropriations for the Department of State for fiscal years 2004 and 2005; and to authorize appropriations under the Arms Export Control Act and the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 for security assistance for fiscal years 2004 and 2005.
H R 1951 To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve patient care and working conditions at the Veterans Health Administration of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
H R 1952 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that the first-time homebuyer credit for the District of Columbia be made permanent, and for other purposes.
H R 1953 To revise the provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act relating to naturalization through service in the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.
H R 1954 To revise the provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act relating to naturalization through service in the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.
H R 1955 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to allow soldiers to serve their country without being disadvantaged financially by Federal student aid programs.
H R 1956 To amend part B of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide coverage of certain self-administered intramuscular and subcutaneous drugs under the Medicare Program.
H R 1957 To provide for renewal of project-based assisted housing contracts at reimbursement levels that are sufficient to sustain operations, and for other purposes.
H R 1958 To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the beginning of Korean immigration into the United States.
H R 1959 To amend title 28, United States Code, to provide for individuals serving as Federal jurors to continue to receive their normal average wage or salary during such service.
H R 1960 To provide benefits to public safety officers who die or become disabled as a result of certain injuries.
H R 1961 To provide for the external regulation of nuclear safety and occupational safety and health at the Department of Energy.
H R 1962 To amend the Consumer Product Safety Act to confirm the Consumer Product Safety Commission's jurisdiction over child safety devices for handguns, and for other purposes.
H R 1963 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the fair treatment of certain physician pathology services under the Medicare Program.
H R 1964 To assist the States of Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania in conserving priority lands and natural resources in the Highlands region, and for other purposes.
H R 1965 To amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to limit the application of that Act with respect to actions on military land or private land and to provide incentives for voluntary habitat maintenance, and for other purposes.
H R 1966 To establish the Millennium Challenge Account and the Millennium Challenge Corporation in order to reduce global poverty through increased economic growth by supporting a new compact for global development.
H R 1967 To suspend temporarily the duty on Allyl Pentaerythritol (APE).
H R 1968 To suspend temporarily the duty on Butyl Ethyl Propanediol (BEPD).
H R 1969 To suspend temporarily the duty on BEPD70L.
H R 1970 To suspend temporarily the duty on Boltorn-1 (Bolt-1).
H R 1971 To suspend temporarily the duty on Boltorn-2 (Bolt-2).
H R 1972 To suspend temporarily the duty on Cyclic TMP Formal (CTF).
H R 1973 To suspend temporarily the duty on DiTMP.
H R 1974 To suspend temporarily the duty on Polyol DPP (DPP).
H R 1975 To suspend temporarily the duty on Hydroxypivalic Acid (HPA).
H R 1976 To suspend temporarily the duty on TMPDE.
H R 1977 To suspend temporarily the duty on TMPME.
H R 1978 To suspend temporarily the duty on TMP Oxetane (TMPO).
H R 1979 To suspend temporarily the duty on TMPO Ethoxylate (TMPOE).
H R 1980 To require government agencies carrying out surface transportation projects to conduct a cost-benefit analysis before procuring architectural, engineering, and related services from a private contractor, and for other purposes.
H R 1981 To reauthorize the public and assisted housing drug elimination program of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
H R 1982 To amend title III of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 to provide to contracting officers of the civilian agencies the same authorities available to Department of Defense contracting officers to competitively evaluate products offered by Federal Prison Industries, Inc., to assure that such products represent the best value for the taxpayer dollars being expended, and for other purposes.
H R 1983 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 1984 To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve benefits for Filipino veterans of World War II, and for other purposes.
H R 1985 To amend the National Housing Act to increase the maximum mortgage amount limit for FHA-insured mortgages for multifamily housing located in high-cost areas.
H R 1986 To extend the period for temporary mortgage and rental payments under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act from 18 months to 24 months for victims of the terrorist attacks on the United States that occurred on September 11, 2001.
H R 1987 To designate the air traffic control tower at Newark International Airport in Newark, New Jersey, as the "William J. `Whitey' Conrad Air Traffic Control Tower".
H R 1988 To amend the Black Lung Benefits Act, and for other purposes.
H R 1989 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow individuals to defer recognition of reinvested capital gains distributions from regulated investment companies.
H R 1990 To establish a counter-cyclical income support program for dairy producers.
H R 1991 To amend title 10, United States Code, to require a State to charge in-State tuition rates to active-duty members of the Armed Forces domiciled or stationed on active duty in that State and to the dependents of such members.
H R 1992 To amend and improve the workforce investment and adult education systems of the Nation.
H R 1993 To amend the Public Health Service Act to establish an Office of Correctional Health.
H R 1994 To ensure that the incarceration of inmates is not provided by private contractors or vendors and that persons charged or convicted of an offense against the United States shall be housed in facilities managed and maintained by Federal, State, or local governments.
H R 1995 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to make a technical correction in the definition of outpatient speech-language pathology services.
H R 1996 To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to clarify the exemption from the minimum wage and overtime compensation requirements of that Act for certain computer professionals, and for other purposes.
H R 1997 To amend title 18, United States Code, and the Uniform Code of Military Justice to protect unborn children from assault and murder, and for other purposes.
H R 1998 To enhance and further research into paralysis and to improve rehabilitation and the quality of life for persons living with paralysis and other physical disabilities, and for other purposes.
H R 1999 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand the availability of the refundable tax credit for health insurance costs of eligible individuals and to extend the steel import licensing and monitoring program.
H R 2000 To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide fiscal relief and program simplification to States, to improve coverage and services to Medicaid beneficiaries, and for other purposes.
H R 2001 To amend title 32, United States Code, to revise the matching funds requirements for States participating in the National Guard Challenge Program and to authorize appropriations for the program for fiscal year 2004 and thereafter.
H R 2002 To establish a pilot program for the promotion of travel and tourism in the United States through United States international broadcasting.
H R 2003 To clarify the criminal intent required to be established to prove a criminal violation for wrongful disclosure of individually identifiable health information.
H R 2004 To amend title 10, United States Code, to increase the number of persons appointed to the military service academies from Guam and the Virgin Islands from nominations made by the Delegate in Congress from Guam and the Delegate in Congress from the Virgin Islands.
H R 2005 To support the public educational programs of the Army Aviation Heritage Foundation, a nonprofit organization incorporated in the State of Georgia, by amending title 32 of the United States Code to authorize the Army Aviation Heritage Foundation to receive National Guard services and assistance.
H R 2006 To provide for the transfer of a Vietnam-era Cessna L-19D Bird Dog aircraft that is excess to the needs of the Department of State to Army Aviation Heritage Foundation.
H R 2007 To increase the amount allowed as a child tax credit and to repeal the sunset imposed on the modifications to the child tax credit made by the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001, and for other purposes.
H R 2008 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for expanded coverage of paramedic intercept services under the Medicare Program.
H R 2009 To provide for the recovery, restitution, and protection of the cultural heritage of Iraq.
H R 2010 To protect the voting rights of members of the Armed Services in elections for the Delegate representing American Samoa in the United States House of Representatives, and for other purposes.
H R 2011 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 2012 To require the Secretary of Defense to implement fully by September 30, 2004, requirements for additional Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Teams.
H R 2013 To amend title II of the Social Security Act to increase to $1,000 the maximum amount of the lump-sum death benefit and to allow for payment of such a benefit, in the absence of an eligible surviving spouse or child, to the legal representative of the estate of the deceased individual.
H R 2014 To prohibit the Department of Homeland Security from procuring certain items unless the items are grown, reprocessed, reused, or produced in the United States.
H R 2015 To amend title 38, United States Code, to require Department of Veterans Affairs pharmacies to dispense medications to veterans enrolled in the health care system of that Department for prescriptions written by private practitioners, and for other purposes.
H R 2016 To provide that the Secretary of Defense may provide public identification of military casualties no sooner than 24 hours after notification of next-of-kin.
H R 2017 To require public disclosure of noncompetitive contracting for the reconstruction of the infrastructure of Iraq, and for other purposes.
H R 2018 To provide the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Secretary of Education with increased authority with respect to asthma programs, and to provide for increased funding for such programs.
H R 2019 To extend the existing temporary duty suspension on certain chemical compounds.
H R 2020 To reduce the impacts of hurricanes, tornadoes, and related hazards through a program of research and development and technology transfer, and for other purposes.
H R 2021 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 and individual health insurance coverage and group health plans to provide coverage for individuals participating in approved cancer clinical trials.
H R 2022 To extend the registration and reporting requirements of the Federal securities laws to certain housing-related Government-sponsored enterprises, and for other purposes.
H R 2023 To give a preference regarding States that require schools to allow students to self-administer medication to treat that student's asthma or anaphylaxis, and for other purposes.
H R 2024 To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to require States that provide Medicaid prescription drug coverage to cover drugs medically necessary to treat obesity.
H R 2025 To require providers of wireless telephone services to provide access to the universal emergency telephone number in subterranean subway stations located within their area of coverage.
H R 2026 To grant the consent of the Congress to the SMART Research and Development Compact.
H R 2027 For the relief of Zdanko Lisak.
H R 2028 To amend title 28, United States Code, with respect to the jurisdiction of Federal courts over certain cases and controversies involving the Pledge of Allegiance.
H R 2029 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that long-term vehicle storage by tax-exempt organizations which conduct county and similar fairs shall not be treated as an unrelated trade or business.
H R 2030 To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 120 Baldwin Avenue in Paia, Maui, Hawaii, as the "Patsy Takemoto Mink Post Office Building".
H R 2031 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to restore and make permanent the exclusion from gross income for amounts received under qualified group legal services plans and to increase the maximum amount of the exclusion.
H R 2032 To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide individuals with disabilities and older Americans with equal access to community-based attendant services and supports, and for other purposes.
H R 2033 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to increase the minimum percentage increase under the Medicare+Choice program, and for other purposes.
H R 2034 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that an employer shall be liable for Social Security taxes on unreported tips paid to an employee only after the Internal Revenue Service establishes the amount of tips received by that employee.
H R 2035 To prevent identity theft, and for other purposes.
H R 2036 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide economic incentives for the preservation of open space and conservation of natural resources, and for other purposes.
H R 2037 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 2038 To reauthorize the assault weapons ban, and for other purposes.
H R 2039 To amend section 376 of title 28, United States Code, to allow a period of open enrollment for certain individuals who are elevated to the position of chief judge of a district.
H R 2040 To amend the Irrigation Project Contract Extension Act of 1998 to extend certain contracts between the Bureau of Reclamation and certain irrigation water contractors in the States of Wyoming and Nebraska.
H R 2041 To provide for grants to States for enacting statewide laws regulating public playgrounds consistent with playground safety guidelines established by the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
H R 2042 To amend the Clean Air Act to reduce emissions from electric powerplants, and for other purposes.
H R 2043 To establish a mechanism for developing uniform United States positions on issues before the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision at the Bank for International Settlements, to require a review on the most recent recommendation of the Basel Committee for an accord on capital standards, and for other purposes.
H R 2044 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a deferral of tax on gain from the sale of telecommunications businesses in specific circumstances or a tax credit and other incentives to promote diversity of ownership in telecommunications businesses.
H R 2045 To defend the Ten Commandments.
H R 2046 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to rebuild America through job creation.
H R 2047 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the work opportunity credit and the welfare-to-work credit.
H R 2048 To extend the period for reimbursement under the Fishermen's Protective Act of 1967, and to reauthorize the Yukon River Salmon Act of 2000.
H R 2049 To amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to testing pregnant women and newborn infants for infection with the human immunodeficiency virus.
H R 2050 To prohibit cooperation with or assistance to any investigation or prosecution under a universal jurisdiction statute.
H R 2051 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to study the suitability and feasibility of designating the Wolf House, located in Norfolk, Arkansas, as a unit of the National Park System, and for other purposes.
H R 2052 To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to preserve localism, to foster and promote the diversity of television programming, to foster and promote competition, and to prevent excessive concentration of ownership of the nation's television broadcast stations.
H R 2053 To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to associate degree schools of nursing and professional nursing organizations to improve nursing education, and for other purposes.
H R 2054 To amend the Bill Emerson Humanitarian Trust Act to provide clarification with respect to the period of time for which funds may be held in the trust established under that Act.
H R 2055 To amend Public Law 89-366 to allow for an adjustment in the number of free roaming horses permitted in Cape Lookout National Seashore.
H R 2056 To amend the Trade Act of 1974 to include certain specialty metals as import-sensitive articles that are ineligible for duty-free treatment under the generalized system of preferences program under title V of that Act.
H R 2057 To provide for a multi-agency cooperative effort to encourage further research regarding the causes of chronic wasting disease and methods to control the further spread of the disease in deer and elk herds, to monitor the incidence of the disease, to support State efforts to control the disease, and for other purposes.
H R 2058 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to provide a grant to the State of New Jersey for the construction of a memorial to the New Jersey victims of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.
H R 2059 To designate Fort Bayard Historic District in the State of New Mexico as a National Historic Landmark, and for other purposes.
H R 2060 To amend the Law Enforcement Pay Equity Act of 2000 to permit certain annuitants of the retirement programs of the United States Park Police and United States Secret Service Uniformed Division to receive the adjustments in pension benefits to which such annuitants would otherwise be entitled as a result of the conversion of members of the United States Park Police and United States Secret Service Uniformed Division to a new salary schedule under the amendments made by such Act.
H R 2061 To make improvements with respect to the Drug-Free Media Campaign Act of 1998 and to authorize such Campaign through fiscal year 2008.
H R 2062 To restore freedom of choice to women in the uniformed services serving outside the United States.
H R 2063 To authorize the use of Cooperative Threat Reduction funds for projects and activities to address proliferation threats outside the states of the former Soviet Union, and for other purposes.
H R 2064 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude certain severance payments from gross income for employees who are laid off.
H R 2065 To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to exempt licensed funeral directors and licensed embalmers from the minimum wage and overtime compensation requirements of that Act.
H R 2066 To amend title 38, United States Code, to increase the allowance for burial expenses of certain veterans buried in private or State-owned cemeteries.
H R 2067 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a deduction from gross income to individuals who do not itemize deductions.
H R 2068 To amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to making progress toward the goal of eliminating tuberculosis, and for other purposes.
H R 2069 To amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to provide increased foreign assistance for tuberculosis prevention, treatment, and control, and for other purposes.
H R 2070 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to revitalize and improve the Medicare+Choice program.
H R 2071 To allow travel between the United States and Cuba.
H R 2072 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to eliminate the marriage penalty in the computation of the income tax on Social Security benefits.
H R 2073 To amend title 32, United States Code, to provide assistance to States for the discharge of homeland security activities by the National Guard, and for other purposes.
H R 2074 To require certain disclosures in connection with any international money transfer, and for other purposes.
H R 2075 To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1905 West Blue Heron Boulevard in West Palm Beach, Florida, as the "Judge Edward Rodgers Post Office Building".
H R 2076 To further the protection and recognition of veterans' memorials, to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for grants to repair veterans memorials, and for other purposes.
H R 2077 To amend title 49, United States Code, to enhance essential air service.
H R 2078 To amend title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to require equitable funding of pension plans maintained by corporations which also maintain executive pension plans.
H R 2079 To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with regard to new animal drugs, and for other purposes.
H R 2080 To prevent International Monetary Fund loans for Iraq from being used to pay off Iraq's creditors.
H R 2081 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce to 5 percent the maximum rate of tax on net capital gain on assets held for more than 5 years.
H R 2082 For the relief of Michael Dvorkin.
H R 2083 For the relief of Geert Botzen.
H R 2084 To amend title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to provide for prompt compliance with annual reporting requirements thereunder and prompt enforcement of such requirements.
H R 2085 To permit an individual to be treated by a health care practitioner with any method of medical treatment such individual requests, and for other purposes.
H R 2086 To reauthorize the Office of National Drug Control Policy.
H R 2087 To establish the Bob Hope American Patriot Award.
H R 2088 To authorize funds for Federal-aid highways, highway safety programs, and transit programs, and for other purposes.
H R 2089 To protect children and their parents from being coerced into administering a controlled substance in order to attend school, and for other purposes.
H R 2090 To limit the redistricting that States may do after an apportionment of Representatives.
H R 2091 To authorize the Secretary of the Army to carry out a project for water supply, Bastrop-Morehouse Parish, Louisiana.
H R 2092 To amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to provide for an expedited antidumping investigation when imports increase materially from new suppliers after an antidumping order has been issued, and to amend the provision relating to adjustments to export price and constructed export price.
H R 2093 To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the legacy of the Old Man of the Mountain, the symbol of New Hampshire that passed on to its granite roots in the dawn of May, 2003.
H R 2094 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to restore the 80-percent deduction for meal and entertainment expenses.
H R 2095 To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act and title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to require that group and individual health insurance coverage and group health plans provide comprehensive coverage for childhood immunization.
H R 2096 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow individuals a deduction for qualified long-term care insurance premiums, use of such insurance under cafeteria plans and flexible spending arrangements, and a credit for individuals with long-term care needs.
H R 2097 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to change certain threshold and other tests in order to decrease the amount of farm labor wages that are subject to Social Security and Medicare taxes, and for other purposes.
H R 2098 To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the payment of a monthly stipend to the surviving parents (known as "Gold Star parents") of members of the Armed Forces who die during a period of war.
H R 2099 To extend the existing temporary duty suspension on 2,4-Dicumylphenol.
H R 2100 To extend the existing temporary duty suspension on o-Cumyl-octylphenol.
H R 2101 To provide additional protections for participants and beneficiaries under employee pension benefit plans.
H R 2102 To provide a cost-sharing requirement for the construction of the Arkansas Valley Conduit in the State of Colorado.
H R 2103 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income the value of certain real property tax reduction vouchers received by senior citizens who provide volunteer services under a State program.
H R 2104 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income certain stipends paid as part of a State program under which individuals who have attained age 60 perform essentially volunteer services specified by the program.
H R 2105 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify that employees of a political subdivision of a State shall not lose their exemption from the hospital insurance tax by reason of the consolidation of the subdivision with the State.
H R 2106 To permit Members of the House of Representatives to use funds provided in Member's Representational Allowances to obtain POW/MIA flags and distribute them to constituents.
H R 2107 To require full funding of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
H R 2108 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to expand and extend the eligibility of Hispanic-serving institutions for assistance under title V of that Act.
H R 2109 To authorize reference to the National D-Day Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana, as "America's National World War II Museum".
H R 2110 To give priority funding for DNA Backlog Elimination and Self Defense training, prioritizing for States and municipalities that are in the midst of combating a serial killer.
H R 2111 To extend and to provide for an alternative trigger for second-tier benefits under the Temporary Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 2002.
H R 2112 To provide support for North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) peacekeeping within Iraq.
H R 2113 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit against income tax for certain energy efficient property placed in service or installed in an existing principal residence or property used by businesses.
H R 2114 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand medical savings accounts and to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide for medical freedom accounts under the Medicaid and State children's health insurance programs.
H R 2115 To amend title 49, United States Code, to reauthorize programs for the Federal Aviation Administration, and for other purposes.
H R 2116 To direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to provide relocation and other assistance for residents at the Tar Creek Superfund site.
H R 2117 To amend the Federal National Mortgage Association Charter Act and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation Act to remove certain competitive advantages granted to the housing-related government-sponsored enterprises relative to other secondary mortgage market enterprises, and for other purposes.
H R 2118 To increase the annual salaries of justices and judges of the United States.
H R 2119 To provide for the conveyance of Federal lands, improvements, equipment, and resource materials at the Oxford Research Station in Granville County, North Carolina, to the State of North Carolina.
H R 2120 To revise the banking and bankruptcy insolvency laws with respect to the termination and netting of financial contracts, and for other purposes.
H R 2121 To amend the Eisenhower Exchange Fellowship Act of 1990 to authorize additional appropriations for the Eisenhower Exchange Fellowship Program Trust Fund, and for other purposes.
H R 2122 To enhance research, development, procurement, and use of biomedical countermeasures to respond to public health threats affecting national security, and for other purposes.
H R 2123 To amend the Safe Drinking Water Act and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act concerning water pollution resulting from discharges of perchlorate.
H R 2124 To establish a Foster Care Reform Commission to study the foster care crisis in the United States.
H R 2125 To amend the National and Community Service Act of 1990 to create the Rite of Passage Community Service Program.
H R 2126 To recognize the importance of the Veterans' Administration Medical School Assistance and Health Manpower Training Act of 1972 in addressing shortfalls in the number of physicians and other health care professionals employed in the health care system of the Department of Veterans Affairs, to reauthorize the program of grants to medical schools affiliated with the Department, and for other purposes.
H R 2127 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal tax benefits relating to company-owned life insurance.
H R 2128 To amend chapter 171 of title 28, United States Code, to allow members of the Armed Forces to sue the United States for damages for certain injuries caused by improper medical care.
H R 2129 To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resources study regarding the suitability and feasibility of designating certain historic buildings and areas in Taunton, Massachusetts, as a unit of the National Park System, and for other purposes.
H R 2130 To redesignate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 121 Kinderkamack Road in River Edge, New Jersey, as the "New Bridge Landing Post Office".
H R 2131 To award a congressional gold medal to President Jose Maria Aznar of Spain.
H R 2132 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to reallocate costs of the Pactola Dam and Reservoir, South Dakota, to reflect increased demands for municipal and industrial and fish and wildlife purposes.
H R 2133 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand the tip tax credit to employers of cosmetologists and to promote tax compliance in the cosmetology sector.
H R 2134 To amend title 18, United States Code, and the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure with respect to bail bond forfeitures.
H R 2135 To provide grants to law enforcement agencies that ensure that law enforcement officers employed by such agency are afforded due process when involved in a case that may lead to dismissal, demotion, suspension, or transfer.
H R 2136 To amend the Clean Air Act to prohibit the use of methyl tertiary butyl ether as a gasoline additive and to repeal the oxygenate requirement for reformulated gasoline, to provide funding for the clean up of underground storage tanks, and for other purposes.
H R 2137 To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 with respect to the release of alien children in custody.
H R 2138 To elevate the Environmental Protection Agency to cabinet-level status and redesignate such agency as the Department of Environmental Protection.
H R 2139 To repeal the National Voter Registration Act of 1993.
H R 2140 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income amounts received as damages (including punitive damages) on account of age discrimination.
H R 2141 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 2142 To amend the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 to repeal the long-term goal for reducing to zero the incidental mortality and serious injury of marine mammals in commercial fishing operations, and to modify the goal of take reduction plans for reducing such takings.
H R 2143 To prevent the use of certain bank instruments for unlawful Internet gambling, and for other purposes.
H R 2144 To amend title 49, United States Code, to make technical corrections and improvements relating to aviation security, and for other purposes.
H R 2145 To condition the minimum-wage-exempt status of organized camps under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 on compliance with certain safety standards, and for other purposes.
H R 2146 To amend the National Labor Relations Act to ensure that certain orders of the National Labor Relations Board are enforced to protect the rights of employees.
H R 2147 To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to require States, in awarding subgrants under the State charter school grant program, to give priority to charter schools that will provide a racially integrated educational experience.
H R 2148 To amend title 23, United States Code, to require the allocation of surface transportation program funds for the purchase of recycled materials.
H R 2149 To authorize the Secretary of Transportation to require the use of recycled materials in the construction of Federal-aid highway projects.
H R 2150 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make the Hope and Lifetime Learning Credits refundable, and to allow taxpayers to obtain short-term student loans by using the future refund of such credits as collateral for the loans.
H R 2151 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand coverage of bone mass measurements under part B of the Medicare Program to all individuals at clinical risk for osteoporosis.
H R 2152 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to extend for an additional 5 years the special immigrant religious worker program.
H R 2153 To review, reform, and terminate unnecessary and inequitable Federal subsidies.
H R 2154 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to prevent an employer from placing a nonimmigrant who is an intracompany transferee with another employer.
H R 2155 To allow media coverage of court proceedings.
H R 2156 To provide for a temporary increase in the public debt limit.
H R 2157 To provide for uterine fibroid research and education, and for other purposes.
H R 2158 To amend title 11, United States Code, to provide an additional bankruptcy judge for the eastern district of California, and for other purposes.
H R 2159 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 2160 To amend 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 2161 To require the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to collect and assess scientific evidence regarding prescription drugs frequently used by Medicare or Medicaid beneficiaries, and for other purposes.
H R 2162 To provide for protection of the flag of the United States.
H R 2163 To amend title 38, United States Code, to exclude the proceeds of life insurance from consideration as income for purposes of determining veterans' pension benefits, and for other purposes.
H R 2164 To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for an extension in the period of eligibility for survivors' and dependents' education benefits for members of the National Guard who are involuntarily ordered to full-time National Guard duty.
H R 2165 To prohibit the use of Federal funds for double tracking of the Pacific Surfliner corridor through the Historic Mission District and downtown area of San Juan Capistrano and along the coastal beaches of Dana Point and San Clemente.
H R 2166 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a temporary ex-offender low-income housing credit to encourage the provision of housing, job training, and other essential services to ex-offenders through a structured living environment designed to assist the ex-offenders in becoming self-sufficient.
H R 2167 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to permit the disabled surviving spouse of an individual to elect to retain private health insurance as the primary payor of health insurance benefits under the Medicare Program.
H R 2168 To amend title 10, United States Code, to revise the age and service requirements for eligibility to receive retired pay for non-regular service; to provide TRICARE eligibility for members of the Selected Reserve of the Ready Reserve and their families; to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow employers a credit against income tax with respect to employees who participate in the military reserve components and to allow a comparable credit for participating reserve component self-employed individuals, and for other purposes.
H R 2169 To save taxpayers money, reduce the deficit, cut corporate welfare, protect communities from wildfires, encourage Federal land management agency reform and accountability, and protect and restore America's natural heritage by eliminating the fiscally wasteful and ecologically destructive commercial logging program on Federal public lands, restoring native biodiversity in our Federal public forests, and facilitating the economic recovery and diversification of communities affected by the Federal logging program.
H R 2170 To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit desecration of Veterans' memorials.
H R 2171 To provide that Federal reserve banks and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System be covered under chapter 71 of title 5, United States Code, relating to labor-management relations.
H R 2172 To establish the position of Under Secretary of Commerce for Manufacturing in the Department of Commerce.
H R 2173 To establish a grant program to provide comprehensive eye examinations to children, and for other purposes.
H R 2174 To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for any servicemember who did not enroll for the program of educational assistance under the Montgomery GI Bill an opportunity to enroll for that program.
H R 2175 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to enhance beneficiary access in rural areas to quality health care services under the Medicare Program.
H R 2176 To amend title 10, United States Code, to provide limited TRICARE program eligibility for members of the Ready Reserve of the Armed Forces, to provide financial support for continuation of health insurance for mobilized members of reserve components of the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.
H R 2177 For the relief of Shwa-Chen Chai.
H R 2178 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify the status of professional employer organizations and to promote and protect the interests of professional employer organizations, their customers, and workers.
H R 2179 To enhance the authority of the Securities and Exchange Commission to investigate, punish, and deter securities laws violations, and to improve its ability to return funds to defrauded investors, and for other purposes.
H R 2180 To amend titles 23 and 49, United States Code, concerning length and weight limitations for vehicles operating on Federal-aid highways, and for other purposes.
H R 2181 To amend the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 to enhance the ability of oilseed producers to use oilseed base acres for the production of fruits and vegetables.
H R 2182 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage under part B for medically necessary dental procedures.
H R 2183 To establish a digital and wireless network technology program, and for other purposes.
H R 2184 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prevent corporations from exploiting tax treaties to evade taxation of United States income and to prevent manipulation of transfer prices by deflection of income to tax havens.
H R 2185 To extend the Temporary Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 2002.
H R 2186 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to cover over to a possession of the United States whose income tax laws mirror such Code the refundable portions of the child tax credit and earned income tax credit, and for other purposes.
H R 2187 To update the supplemental security income program, and to increase incentives for working, saving, and pursuing an education.
H R 2188 To provide for additional benefits under the Temporary Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 2002, to extend the Federal unemployment benefits system, and for other purposes.
H R 2189 To amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to assist homeowners with properties contaminated by leaking underground storage tanks in moving from such properties on a temporary or permanent basis by authorizing the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to guarantee loans to such homeowners.
H R 2190 To expand the use of Capital Construction Funds to expand the United States maritime industry and promote construction by domestic shipbuilders.
H R 2191 To amend section 8339(p) of title 5, United States Code, to clarify the method for computing certain annuities under the Civil Service Retirement System which are based on part-time service, and for other purposes.
H R 2192 To authorize appropriations for the Surface Transportation Board, to enhance railroad competition, and for other purposes.
H R 2193 To provide funding for port security enhancements, and for other purposes.
H R 2194 To reward the hard work and risk of individuals who choose to live in and help preserve America's small, rural towns, and for other purposes.
H R 2195 To provide for additional space and resources for national collections held by the Smithsonian Institution, and for other purposes.
H R 2196 To improve the quality, availability, diversity, personal privacy, and innovation of health care in the United States.
H R 2197 To amend title 10, United States Code, to provide for Department of Defense funding of continuation of health benefits plan coverage for certain Reserves called or ordered to active duty and their dependents, and for other purposes.
H R 2198 To provide funding for student loan repayment for public attorneys.
H R 2199 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for a voluntary program for limiting maximum out-of-pocket expenditures for beneficiaries under the Medicare Program.
H R 2200 To require Federal agencies to develop and implement policies and practices that promote environmental justice, and for other purposes.
H R 2201 To authorize the establishment of a national database for purposes of identifying, locating, and cataloging the many memorials and permanent tributes to America's veterans.
H R 2202 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the ratable inclusion of citrus canker tree payments over a period of 10 years, and for other purposes.
H R 2203 To clarify the authority of the Secretary of Agriculture to prescribe performance standards for the reduction of pathogens in meat, meat products, poultry, and poultry products processed by establishments receiving inspection services and to enforce the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) System requirements, sanitation requirements, and the performance standards.
H R 2204 To amend the provisions of titles 5 and 28, United States Code, relating to equal access to justice, award of reasonable costs and fees, and administrative settlement offers, and for other purposes.
H R 2205 To establish within the Smithsonian Institution the National Museum of African American History and Culture, and for other purposes.
H R 2206 To designate a Prisoner of War/Missing in Action National Memorial at Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, California.
H R 2207 To restore the jurisdiction of the Consumer Product Safety Commission over amusement park rides which are at a fixed site, and for other purposes.
H R 2208 To amend title 23, United States Code, relating to the minimum guarantee program.
H R 2209 To require that diesel fuel sold in the United States meet specifications designed to facilitate the widespread introduction of clean diesel vehicles in the United States, and for other purposes.
H R 2210 To reauthorize the Head Start Act to improve the school readiness of disadvantaged children, and for other purposes.
H R 2211 To reauthorize title II of the Higher Education Act of 1965.
H R 2212 To require the Federal Communications Commission to comply with the Administrative Procedures Act and to adhere to the policies and purposes of Communications Act of 1934 favoring diversity of media voices, vigorous economic competition, technological advancement, and promotion of the public interest, convenience, and necessity, and for other purposes.
H R 2213 To study the incidence of downward departures in criminal cases and repeal provisions of the PROTECT Act that do not specifically deal with the prevention of the exploitation of children.
H R 2214 To prevent unsolicited commercial electronic mail.
H R 2215 To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to ensure that sewage treatment plants monitor for and report discharges of raw sewage, and for other purposes.
H R 2216 To provide for greater recognition of Veterans Day each year.
H R 2217 To amend title 38, United States Code, to increase burial benefits for veterans, and for other purposes.
H R 2218 To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for the regulation of all contact lenses as medical devices, and for other purposes.
H R 2219 To amend title 38, United States Code, to permit Department of Veterans Affairs pharmacies to dispense medications on prescriptions written by private practitioners to veterans who are currently awaiting their first appointment with the Department for medical care, and for other purposes.
H R 2220 To amend the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century with respect to NAFTA corridor planning and development and coordinated border infrastructure and safety.
H R 2221 To provide for availability of contact lens prescriptions to patients, and for other purposes.
H R 2222 To amend title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act and the Internal Revenue Code to allow for alienation of benefits to satisfy court judgments, decrees, or orders requiring restitution for embezzlement of State or local government funds.
H R 2223 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide adequate coverage for immunosuppressive drugs furnished to beneficiaries under the Medicare Program that have received an organ transplant.
H R 2224 To provide for the payment of claims of United States prisoners of war in the First Gulf War, and for other purposes.
H R 2225 To authorize the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to make grants to local educational agencies to support the purchase or lease and use of vending machines that offer for sale healthy foods and beverages in schools.
H R 2226 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to permit reasonable cost reimbursement for emergency room services provided by Federally qualified health centers.
H R 2227 To encourage innovative school-based activities to help reduce and prevent obesity among children, and for other purposes.
H R 2228 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit the consolidation of life insurance companies with other companies.
H R 2229 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow nonitemizers a deduction for a portion of their charitable contributions.
H R 2230 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 2231 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt the deduction for charitable contributions from the phaseout of itemized deductions.
H R 2232 To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act relating to the distribution chain of prescription drugs.
H R 2233 To provide for the medical use of marijuana in accordance with the laws of the various States.
H R 2234 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a credit which is dependent on enactment of State qualified scholarship tax credits and which is allowed against the Federal income tax for charitable contributions to education investment organizations that provide assistance for elementary and secondary education.
H R 2235 To suspend certain nonessential visas, in order to provide temporary workload relief critical to the successful reorganization of the immigration and naturalization functions of the Department of Homeland Security, to ensure that the screening and monitoring of arriving immigrants and nonimmigrants, and the deterrence of entry and settlement by illegal or unauthorized aliens, is sufficient to maintain the integrity of the sovereign borders of the United States, and for other purposes.
H R 2236 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide coverage under the Medicare Program for diabetes laboratory diagnostic tests and other services to screen for diabetes.
H R 2237 To establish within the National Park Service the 225th Anniversary of the American Revolution Commemorative program, and for other purposes.
H R 2238 To expand and enhance post-baccalaureate opportunities at Hispanic-Serving Institutions, and for other purposes.
H R 2239 To amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to require a voter-verified permanent record or hardcopy under title III of such Act, and for other purposes.
H R 2240 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to assist individuals who have lost their 401(k) savings to make additional retirement savings through individual retirement account contributions, and for other purposes.
H R 2241 To amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to mental health services for elderly individuals.
H R 2242 To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to include Indian tribes among the entities consulted with respect to activities carried out by the Secretary of Homeland Security, and for other purposes.
H R 2243 To provide for the participation of the United States in the thirteenth replenishment of the resources of the International Development Association, the seventh replenishment of the resources of the Asian Development Fund, and the ninth replenishment of the resources of the African Development Fund, and for other purposes.
H R 2244 To prohibit the Secretary of the Interior from issuing oil and gas leases on portions of the Outer Continental Shelf located off the coast of New Jersey.
H R 2245 To amend the Water Resources Development Act of 1986 to limit the non-Federal share of the cost of shore protection projects.
H R 2246 To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to modify treatment categories for qualification as a rehabilitation hospital or unit for purposes of reimbursement under the Medicare prospective payment system for inpatient rehabilitation facilities.
H R 2247 To provide additional punishment for certain crimes against women when the crimes cause an interruption in the normal course of their pregnancies, and for other purposes.
H R 2248 To expand coverage under the Arts and Artifacts Indemnity Act.
H R 2249 To amend chapter 10 of title 39, United States Code, to include postmasters and postmasters' organizations in the process for the development and planning of certain personnel policies, schedules, and programs of the United States Postal Service, and for other purposes.
H R 2250 To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to develop and implement the READICall emergency alert system.
H R 2251 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to treat as a qualified use for purposes of section 2032A land rented on a net cash basis to any member of the decedent's family.
H R 2252 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 2253 To amend section 211 of the Clean Air Act to prohibit the use of certain fuel additives.
H R 2254 To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1101 Colorado Street in Boulder City, Nevada, as the "Bruce Woodbury Post Office Building".
H R 2255 To extend the suspension of certain payments to be made by noncommercial webcasters under sections 112 and 114 of title 17, United States Code, and for other purposes.
H R 2256 To amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, Public Health Service Act, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide parity with respect to substance abuse treatment benefits under group health plans and health insurance coverage.
H R 2257 To convey the Lower Yellowstone Irrigation Project, the Savage Unit of the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program, and the Intake Irrigation Project to the appurtenant Irrigation Districts.
H R 2258 To provide for programs and activities to improve the health of Hispanic individuals, and for other purposes.
H R 2259 To prohibit funds appropriated for the Export-Import Bank of the United States, any international financial institution, or the North American Development Bank from being used for loans to a country, or for a project or activity in a country, and to prohibit the Overseas Private Investment Corporation from supporting projects in a country, until the government of the country has honored all United States requests to extradite criminals who have committed a crime punishable by life imprisonment or death.
H R 2260 To amend subchapter III of chapter 83 and chapter 84 of title 5, United States Code, to include assistant United States attorneys within the definition of a law enforcement officer, and for other purposes.
H R 2261 To amend the Small Business Act to increase the maximum amount for which a loan can be made under the Microloan Program.
H R 2262 To require the establishment of a Consumer Price Index for Elderly Consumers to compute cost-of-living increases for Social Security and Medicare benefits under titles II and XVIII of the Social Security Act.
H R 2263 To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide an exemption from minimum wage and maximum hours requirements for certain seasonal fireworks employees.
H R 2264 An act to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2004 to carry out the Congo Basin Forest Partnership program, and for other purposes.
H R 2265 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the treatment of certain expenses of rural letter carriers.
H R 2266 To clarify the intent of Congress with respect to the continued use of established commercial outfitter hunting camps on the Salmon River.
H R 2267 To extend certain trade benefits to countries of the greater Middle East.
H R 2268 To amend titles XIX and XXI of the Social Security Act to expand or add coverage of pregnant women under the Medicaid and State children's health insurance program, and for other purposes.
H R 2269 To preserve open competition and Federal Government neutrality towards the labor relations of Federal Government contractors on Federal and federally funded construction projects.
H R 2270 To amend the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to extend the country of origin labeling requirements of such Act to additional agricultural commodities, to provide for the implementation of such requirements to certain covered commodities, and for other purposes.
H R 2271 To enable the United States to maintain its leadership in aeronautics and aviation.
H R 2272 To establish a digital and wireless network technology program, and for other purposes.
H R 2273 To amend the Federal Meat Inspection Act and the Poultry Products Inspection Act to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to order the recall of meat and poultry that is adulterated, misbranded, or otherwise unsafe.
H R 2274 To designate the United States courthouse at South Federal Place in Santa Fe, New Mexico, as the "Santiago E. Campos United States Courthouse".
H R 2275 To reinstate the requirement that firearms dealers comply with the Freedom of Information Act by providing information about firearms purchasers.
H R 2276 To provide for the establishment of the National Institutes of Health Police, and for other purposes.
H R 2277 To amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to reduce the health risks posed by asbestos-containing products.
H R 2278 To establish the Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm National Heritage Corridor in the State of Alaska, and for other purposes.
H R 2279 For the relief of Mohammed Manir Hossain, Ferdous Ara Manir, and Maish Samiha Manir.
H R 2280 For the relief of Yevgeniya Dobrovolska and Mykola Dobrovolskyy.
H R 2281 For the relief of Asad Mohamed Alkurabi.
H R 2282 To amend the provisions of titles 5 and 28, United States Code, relating to equal access to justice, award of reasonable costs and fees, and administrative settlement offers, and for other purposes.
H R 2283 To provide for the creation of an additional category of laborers or mechanics known as helpers under the Davis-Bacon Act.
H R 2284 To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to direct the Secretary of Education to make grants to States for assistance in hiring additional school-based mental health and student service providers.
H R 2285 To amend title 38, United States Code, to require the Secretary of Labor to provide staffing at military installations overseas to carry out employment counseling under the Transition Assistance Program for persons separating from active duty in the Armed Forces.
H R 2286 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase partial refundability of the child tax credit, to provide that pay received by members of the Armed Forces while serving in Iraq or other combat zones will be taken into account in determining eligibility for partial refundability of the child tax credit, to accelerate marriage penalty relief in the earned income tax credit, and for other purposes.
H R 2287 To amend title 37, United States Code, to remove the prohibition on the ability of qualified dental officers in the uniformed services to receive additional special pay while undergoing dental internship or residency training.
H R 2288 To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to require the prorating of Medicaid beneficiary contributions in the case of partial coverage of nursing facility services during a month.
H R 2289 To authorize the Secretary of Transportation to make grants for projects to construct fences or other barriers to prevent public access to tracks and other hazards of fixed guideway systems in residential areas.
H R 2290 To amend title II of the Social Security Act to provide monthly benefits for certain uninsured children living without parents.
H R 2291 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to extend loan forgiveness for certain loans to Head Start teachers.
H R 2292 To amend the Public Health Service Act to establish a program for promoting good health, disease prevention, and wellness and for the prevention of secondary conditions for persons with disabilities, and for other purposes.
H R 2293 To amend the National Labor Relations Act to prevent government agencies from requiring or prohibiting employers in the construction industry to enter into agreements with labor organizations.
H R 2294 To amend title 38, United States Code, to delay the termination of the Veterans' Advisory Committee on Education, and for other purposes.
H R 2295 To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to improve access to advanced practice nurses under the Medicaid Program.
H R 2296 To prohibit the use of Federal funds for certain amenities and personal comforts in the Federal prison system.
H R 2297 To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve benefits under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
H R 2298 To amend section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 to ensure improved access to employment opportunities for low-income people.
H R 2299 To authorize assistance through eligible nongovernmental organizations to remove and dispose of unexploded ordnance in agriculturally-valuable lands in developing countries.
H R 2300 To amend part D of title IV of the Social Security Act to improve the collection of child support arrears in interstate cases.
H R 2301 To direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to provide for the installation of chemical and biological detection devices in the enclosed passenger boarding stations of each heavy rail transit system in the United States.
H R 2302 To extend for an additional six months the period for which chapter 12 of title 11 of the United States Code is reenacted.
H R 2303 To limit the United States share of assessments for the United Nations regular budget.
H R 2304 To resolve boundary conflicts in the vicinity of the Mark Twain National Forest in Barry and Stone Counties, Missouri, that resulted from private landowner reliance on a subsequent Federal survey, and for other purposes.
H R 2305 To designate certain lands in the State of Colorado as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System, and for other purposes.
H R 2306 To delay the effective date of certain provisions relating to the labeling of ginseng.
H R 2307 To provide for the establishment of new Department of Veterans Affairs medical facilities for veterans in the area of Columbus, Ohio, and in south Texas.
H R 2308 To amend the Trade Act of 1974 to provide trade adjustment assistance for communities, and for other purposes.
H R 2309 To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2300 Redondo Avenue in Long Beach, California, as the "Stephen Horn Post Office Building".
H R 2310 To protect, conserve, and restore native fish, wildlife, and their natural habitats on Federal lands and non-Federal lands through cooperative, incentive-based grants to control, mitigate, and eradicate harmful nonnative species, and for other purposes.
H R 2311 To amend title II of the Social Security Act to eliminate the earnings test for individuals who have attained age 62.
H R 2312 To amend the Communications Satellite of 1962 to provide for the orderly dilution of the ownership interest in Inmarsat by former signatories to the Inmarsat Operating Agreement.
H R 2313 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow an additional advance refunding of tax-exempt bonds issued for the purchase or maintenance of electric generation, transmission, or distribution assets.
H R 2314 To support business incubation in academic settings, and for other purposes.
H R 2315 To amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to certain prohibitions relating to police badges, and for other purposes.
H R 2316 To enhance the terms of the retirement annuities of administrative law judges.
H R 2317 For the relief of Patricia and Michael Duane, Gregory Hansen, Mary Pimental, Randy Ruiz, Elaine Schlinger, and Gerald Whitaker.
H R 2318 To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for a assured adequate level of funding for veterans health care.
H R 2319 To include the Secretary of Homeland Security within the order of Presidential succession which applies in the absence of a qualified President and Vice President, and for other purposes.
H R 2320 To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to require Medicaid coverage of disabled children, and individuals who became disabled as children, without regard to income or assets.
H R 2321 To promote and facilitate expansion of coverage under group health plans, and for other purposes.
H R 2322 To amend the Social Security Act to waive the 24-month waiting period for Medicare coverage of certain disabled individuals who have no health insurance coverage.
H R 2323 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 2324 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to accelerate the increase in the child tax credit and to expand the refundability of such credit, and for other purposes.
H R 2325 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to accelerate the increase in the refundability of the child tax credit, and for other purposes.
H R 2326 To require the conveyance of certain Bureau of Land Management lands in Nye County, Nevada, to Ponderosa Dairy in Amargosa, Nevada.
H R 2327 To amend the National Trails System Act to extend the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail to include additional sites associated with the preparation or return phase of the expedition, and for other purposes.
H R 2328 To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2001 East Willard Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as the "Robert A. Borski Post Office Building".
H R 2329 To provide for global pathogen surveillance and response.
H R 2330 To sanction the ruling Burmese military junta, to strengthen Burma's democratic forces and support and recognize the National League of Democracy as the legitimate representative of the Burmese people, and for other purposes.
H R 2331 To amend the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century to provide from the Highway Trust Fund additional funding for Indian reservation roads, and for other purposes.
H R 2332 To amend the Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2003 to make permanent the treatment of dividend income as capital gains.
H R 2333 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act and the Public Health Service Act to improve outpatient health care for Medicare beneficiaries who reside in rural areas, and for other purposes.
H R 2334 To amend the District of Columbia Home Rule Act to establish the Office of the District Attorney for the District of Columbia, headed by a locally elected and independent District Attorney, and for other purposes.
H R 2335 To provide for general revenue sharing and assistance for education for States and their local governments.
H R 2336 To amend the Higher Education Act to establish and strengthen post-secondary programs and courses in the subjects of traditional American history, free institutions, and Western civilization, available to students preparing to teach these subjects, and to other students.
H R 2337 To provide for the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to conduct a pilot program to determine the effectiveness of contracting for the use of private memory care facilities for veterans with Alzheimer's Disease.
H R 2338 To prevent loans for Iraq from the International Monetary Fund or the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development from being used to pay off Iraq's creditors.
H R 2339 To require door delivery of mail sent to persons residing in senior communities.
H R 2340 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the required beginning date for distributions from individual retirement plans and for distributions of elective deferrals under qualified cash or deferred arrangements.
H R 2341 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to encourage a strong community-based banking system.
H R 2342 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand Medicare benefits to prevent, delay, and minimize the progression of chronic conditions, and develop national policies on effective chronic condition care, and for other purposes.
H R 2343 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to exclude services of certain providers from the skilled nursing facility prospective payment system under the Medicare Program.
H R 2344 To restore Federal remedies for infringements of intellectual property by States, and for other purposes.
H R 2345 To amend chapter 6 of title 5, United States Code (commonly known as the Regulatory Flexibility Act), to ensure complete analysis of potential impacts on small entities of rules, and for other purposes.
H R 2346 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the inclusion in gross income of Social Security benefits and tier 1 railroad retirement benefits.
H R 2347 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a credit which is dependent on enactment of State qualified scholarship tax credits and which is allowed against the Federal income tax for charitable contributions to education investment organizations that provide assistance for elementary and secondary education.
H R 2348 To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 regarding the rigorous standard of quality applicable to paraprofessionals hired before the date of enactment of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, and for other purposes.
H R 2349 To authorize certain major medical facility projects for the Department of Veterans Affairs.
H R 2350 To reauthorize the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families block grant program through fiscal year 2003, and for other purposes.
H R 2351 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a deduction to individuals for amounts contributed to health savings accounts and to provide for the disposition of unused health benefits in cafeteria plans and flexible spending arrangements.
H R 2352 To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide eligibility for Department of Veterans Affairs health care for certain Filipino World War II veterans residing in the United States.
H R 2353 To require all newly constructed, federally assisted, single-family houses and town houses to meet minimum standards of visitability for persons with disabilities.
H R 2354 To amend title 38, United States Code, to increase the allowance for burial expenses of certain veterans.
H R 2355 To amend the Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and Facilities Act to authorize certain projects in the State of Hawaii and to amend the Hawaii Water Resources Act of 2000 to modify the water resources study.
H R 2356 To require the National Institutes of Health to conduct research, and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to conduct studies, on the comparative effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of prescription drugs that account for high levels of expenditures or use by individuals in federally funded health programs, and for other purposes.
H R 2357 To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the appointment of chiropractors in the Veterans Health Administration of the Department of Veterans Affairs and to provide eligibility for Department of Veterans Affairs health care for certain Filipino World War II veterans residing in the United States.
H R 2358 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to encourage the timely development of a more cost effective United States commercial space transportation industry, and for other purposes.
H R 2359 To extend the basic pilot program for employment eligibility verification, and for other purposes.
H R 2360 To provide for qualified withdrawals from the Capital Construction Fund for fishermen leaving the industry and for the rollover of Capital Construction Funds to individual retirement plans, and for other purposes.
H R 2361 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to waive the part B late enrollment penalty for military retirees who enroll by December 31, 2004, and to provide a special part B enrollment period for such retirees.
H R 2362 To amend the Native American Languages Act to provide for the support of Native American language survival schools, and for other purposes.
H R 2363 To improve early learning opportunities and promote preparedness by increasing the availability of Head Start programs, to increase the availability and affordability of quality child care, to reduce child hunger and encourage healthy eating habits, to facilitate parental involvement, and for other purposes.
H R 2364 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act in regard to Caribbean-born immigrants.
H R 2365 To amend United States trade laws to address more effectively import crises, and for other purposes.
H R 2366 To suspend certain amendments made by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 if the Federal Government fails to fully fund such amendments.
H R 2367 To provide for the conveyance of certain public lands in and around historic mining townsites in Nevada, and for other purposes.
H R 2368 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to tax the campaign committees of candidates for State and local public office in the same manner as campaign committees of candidates for Congress.
H R 2369 To protect inventoried roadless areas in the National Forest System, and for other purposes.
H R 2370 To improve homeland security by providing for national resilience in preparation for, and in the event of, a terrorist attack, and for other purposes.
H R 2371 To provide for the issuance of a semipostal to benefit the Peace Corps.
H R 2372 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an increased low-income housing credit for property located immediately adjacent to qualified census tracts.
H R 2373 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 2374 To amend the Small Business Act to allow more joint ventures, leader-follow arrangements, and teaming arrangements under the section 8(a) minority business development program.
H R 2375 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the contribution limits applicable to simple retirement accounts.
H R 2376 To prevent and respond to terrorism and crime at or through ports.
H R 2377 To establish the Child Care Provider Development and Retention Grant Program, the Child Care Provider Scholarship Program, and a program of child care provider health benefits coverage, and for other purposes.
H R 2378 To reform the safety practices of the railroad industry, to prevent railroad fatalities, injuries, and hazardous materials releases, and for other purposes.
H R 2379 To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve access to health care for rural veterans, and for other purposes.
H R 2380 To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize additional compensation to be paid to certain veterans in receipt of compensation for a service-connected disability rated totally disabling for whom a family member dependent on the veteran for support provides care.
H R 2381 To complete construction of the 13-State Appalachian development highway system, and for other purposes.
H R 2382 To amend title 49, United States Code, relating to improving transportation in the national parks.
H R 2383 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify the tax treatment of smoking cessation costs.
H R 2384 To amend title 23, United States Code, to provide an exemption from Interstate System weight limitations for milk hauling vehicles in the State of Connecticut.
H R 2385 To amend the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to provide for more equitable allotment of funds to States for centers for independent living.
H R 2386 To amend the Antiquities Act regarding the establishment by the President of certain national monuments and to provide for public participation in the proclamation of national monuments.
H R 2387 To foster local collaborations which will ensure that resources are effectively and efficiently used within the criminal and juvenile justice systems.
H R 2388 To authorize leases for terms not to exceed 99 years on lands held in trust for the Yurok Tribe and the Hopland Band of Pomo Indians.
H R 2389 To assure that the services of a nonemergency department physician are available to hospital patients 24-hours-a-day, seven days a week in all non-Federal hospitals with at least 100 licensed beds.
H R 2390 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require institutions of higher education to enter into agreements with private for-profit organizations for the provision of work-study employment.
H R 2391 To amend title 35, United States Code, to promote cooperative research involving universities, the public sector, and private enterprises.
H R 2392 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to accelerate the increase in the refundability of the child tax credit, and for other purposes.
H R 2393 To provide that unremarried former spouses of retired and career members of the Armed Forces shall be entitled to military health care and commissary and exchange benefits if married for at least 10 years during the member's military service and if the former spouse left the marriage due to domestic violence or unbearable conditions.
H R 2394 To require full funding of part A of title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.
H R 2395 To provide suitable alternative grazing arrangements on National Forest System land to persons that hold a grazing permit adversely affected by the standards and guidelines contained in the Record of Decision of the Sierra Nevada Forest Plan Amendment and pertaining to the Willow Flycatcher and the Yosemite Toad.
H R 2396 To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1210 Highland Avenue in Duarte, California, as the "Francisco A. Martinez Flores Post Office".
H R 2397 To designate a portion of the White Salmon River as a component of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System.
H R 2398 To amend title 10, United States Code, to revise the age and service requirements for eligibility to receive retired pay for non-regular service.
H R 2399 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow employers a credit against income tax with respect to employees who participate in the military reserve components and to allow a comparable credit for participating reserve component self-employed individuals.
H R 2400 To amend the Organic Act of Guam for the purposes of clarifying the local judicial structure of Guam.
H R 2401 To amend the Social Security Act to eliminate the five-month waiting period in the disability insurance program, and for other purposes.
H R 2402 To expand the number of individuals and families with health insurance coverage, and for other purposes.
H R 2403 To expand the powers of the Attorney General to regulate the manufacture, distribution, and sale of firearms and ammunition, and to expand the jurisdiction of the Attorney General to include firearm products and nonpowder firearms.
H R 2404 To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the centenary of the bestowal of the Nobel Peace Prize on President Theodore Roosevelt, and for other purposes.
H R 2405 To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit video voyeurism in the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States, and for other purposes.
H R 2406 To support the domestic shrimping industry by eliminating taxpayer subsidies for certain competitors, and for other purposes.
H R 2407 To amend the Consumer Credit Protection Act and other banking laws to protect consumers who avail themselves of payday loans from usurious interest rates and exorbitant fees, perpetual debt, the use of criminal actions to collect debts, and other unfair practices by payday lenders, to encourage the States to license and closely regulate payday lenders, and for other purposes.
H R 2408 To amend the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 to reauthorize volunteer programs and community partnerships for national wildlife refuges and for other purposes.
H R 2409 To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to clarify that inpatient drug prices charged to certain public hospitals are included in the best price exemptions for the Medicaid drug rebate program.
H R 2410 To prohibit the importation for sale of foreign-made flags of the United States of America.
H R 2411 To decrease the matching funds requirement and authorize further appropriations for Keweenaw National Historical Park.
H R 2412 To require any amounts appropriated for Members' Representational Allowances for the House of Representatives for a session of Congress that remain after all payments are made from such Allowances for the session to be deposited in the Treasury and used for deficit reduction or to reduce the Federal debt.
H R 2413 To amend title 10, United States Code, to revise the age and service requirements for eligibility to receive retired pay for non-regular service; to provide TRICARE eligibility for members of the Selected Reserve of the Ready Reserve and their families; to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow employers a credit against income tax with respect to employees who participate in the military reserve components and to allow a comparable credit for participating reserve component self-employed individuals, and for other purposes.
H R 2414 To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the appointment of chiropractors in the Veterans Health Administration of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
H R 2415 For the relief of Zdenko Lisak.
H R 2416 To provide for the protection of paleontological resources on Federal lands, and for other purposes.
H R 2417 To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2004 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 2418 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to deny all deductions for business expenses associated with the use of a club that discriminates on the basis of sex, race, or color.
H R 2419 To protect sacred Native American Federal land from significant damage.
H R 2420 To improve transparency relating to the fees and costs that mutual fund investors incur and to improve corporate governance of mutual funds.
H R 2421 To ensure that State and local law enforcement agencies execute warrants for the arrest of nonviolent offenders only during daylight hours and when children are not present, unless overriding circumstances exist.
H R 2422 To authorize the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to guarantee community development loans to the insular areas.
H R 2423 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to prohibit physicians and other health care practitioners from charging a membership or other incidental fee (or requiring purchase of other items or services) as a prerequisite for the provision of an item or service to a Medicare beneficiary.
H R 2424 To authorize assistance for the National Great Blacks in Wax Museum and Justice Learning Center.
H R 2425 To provide for the use and distribution of the funds awarded to the Quinault Indian Nation under United States Claims Court Dockets 772-71, 773-71, 774-71, and 775-71, and for other purposes.
H R 2426 To provide benefits to domestic partners of Federal employees.
H R 2427 To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to promulgate regulations for the reimportation of prescription drugs, and for other purposes.
H R 2428 To provide for congressional review of regulations relating to military tribunals.
H R 2429 To amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 to improve the administration and oversight of foreign intelligence surveillance, and for other purposes.
H R 2430 To amend the Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act to coordinate and strengthen scientific research and monitoring, and to promote public outreach, education, and awareness, of Chronic Wasting Disease affecting free-ranging populations of deer and elk, and for other purposes.
H R 2431 To establish a National Chronic Wasting Disease Task Force, and for other purposes.
H R 2432 To amend the Paperwork Reduction Act and titles 5 and 31, United States Code, to reform Federal paperwork and regulatory processes.
H R 2433 To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide veterans who participated in certain Department of Defense chemical and biological warfare testing with health care for their illness without requirement for proof of service-connection.
H R 2434 For the relief of John Castellano.
H R 2435 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for compensation to States incarcerating undocumented aliens charged with a felony or two or more misdemeanors.
H R 2436 To conduct a study on the effectiveness of ballistic imaging technology and evaluate its effectiveness as a law enforcement tool.
H R 2437 To provide for grants to State child welfare systems to improve quality standards and outcomes, to increase the match for private agencies receiving training funds under part E of title IV of the Social Security Act, and to authorize the forgiveness of loans made to certain students who become child welfare workers.
H R 2438 To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 115 West Pine Street in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, as the "Major Henry A. Commiskey, Sr. Post Office Building".
H R 2439 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the 1993 income tax increase on Social Security benefits and to increase the age at which distributions must commence from certain retirement plans from 701/2 to 80.
H R 2440 To improve the implementation of the Federal responsibility for the care and education of Indian people by improving the services and facilities of Federal health programs for Indians and encouraging maximum participation of Indians in such programs, and for other purposes.
H R 2441 To establish the Millennium Challenge Account to provide increased support for developing countries that have fostered democracy and the rule of law, invested in their citizens, and promoted economic freedom; to assess the impact and effectiveness of United States economic assistance; to authorize the expansion of the Peace Corps, and for other purposes.
H R 2442 To amend the definition of a law enforcement officer under subchapter III of chapter 83 and chapter 84 of title 5, United States Code, respectively, to ensure the inclusion of certain positions.
H R 2443 A bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2004 and 2005 for the United States Coast Guard, and for other purposes.
H R 2444 To establish certain requirements relating to the provision of services to minors by family planning projects under title X of the Public Health Service Act.
H R 2445 To amend title 38, United States Code, to make permanent the requirement for the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide nursing home care to certain veterans with service-connected disabilities and to expand eligibility for such care to all veterans with compensable service-connected disabilities.
H R 2446 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend the marriage penalty tax relief enacted by the Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2003.
H R 2447 To establish a Federal interagency task force to promote the benefits, safety, and potential uses of agricultural biotechnology to improve human and animal nutrition, increase crop productivity, and improve agricultural sustainability while ensuring the safety of food and the environment.
H R 2448 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the special 5-year carryback of certain net operating losses to losses for 2003, 2004, and 2005.
H R 2449 To establish a commission to commemorate the sesquicentennial of the American Civil War.
H R 2450 To provide for the establishment of an independent, Presidentially-appointed investigative Commission in the event of incidents in the Nation's human space flight program that result in loss of crew, passengers, or the spacecraft, and for other purposes.
H R 2451 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve geographic equity in the provision of items and services provided to Medicare beneficiaries.
H R 2452 To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 339 Hicksville Road in Bethpage, New York, as the "Brian C. Hickey Post Office Building".
H R 2453 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage under the Medicare Program of substitute adult day care services.
H R 2454 To reauthorize and improve the program authorized by the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965.
H R 2455 To improve air cargo security.
H R 2456 To require increased activities by the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding Diamond-Blackfan anemia, and for other purposes.
H R 2457 To authorize funds for an educational center for the Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, and for other purposes.
H R 2458 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income a percentage of lifetime annuity payments, and for other purposes.
H R 2459 To establish the United States Consensus Council to provide for a consensus building process in addressing national public policy issues, and for other purposes.
H R 2460 To provide for the conveyance of the reversionary interest of the United States in certain lands to the Clint Independent School District, El Paso County, Texas.
H R 2461 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for establishment of a Medicare prescription drug benefit covering costs that exceed a percentage of a beneficiary's income.
H R 2462 To invalidate the actions of the Federal Communications Commission in abrogating the media ownership limitations under the Communications Act of 1934.
H R 2463 To amend title 10, United States Code, to require certain contractors with the Department of Defense to perform background investigations, psychological assessments, and behavioral observations, and provide fingerprint cards, with respect to individuals who perform work on military installations or facilities.
H R 2464 To direct the Secretary of Education to provide grants to promote Holocaust education and awareness.
H R 2465 To extend for six months the period for which chapter 12 of title 11 of the United States Code is reenacted.
H R 2466 To encourage democratic reform in Iran and to strengthen United States policy toward the current Government of Iran.
H R 2467 To extend certain trade benefits to countries of the greater Middle East.
H R 2468 To amend the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century to modify a high priority project in the State of Michigan.
H R 2469 To amend the Social Security Act to modify the Medicare Program.
H R 2470 To require certain actions with respect to the availability of medicines for HIV/AIDS and other diseases in developing countries.
H R 2471 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to modify the requirement under the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA) with respect to medical screening examinations.
H R 2472 To amend the District of Columbia Home Rule Act to provide the District of Columbia with autonomy over its budgets, and for other purposes.
H R 2473 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for a voluntary program for prescription drug coverage under the Medicare Program, to modernize the Medicare Program, and for other purposes.
H R 2474 To authorize the Congressional Hunger Center to award Bill Emerson and Mickey Leland Hunger Fellowships for fiscal years 2003 and 2004.
H R 2475 To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide an enhanced funding process to ensure an adequate level of funding for veterans health care programs of the Department of Veterans Affairs, to establish standards of access to care for veterans seeking health care from the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
H R 2476 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of home infusion drug therapies under the Medicare Program.
H R 2477 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the exclusion equivalent of the unified credit allowed against the estate tax to $7,500,000 and to modify the estate tax rate schedule.
H R 2478 To reinstate the authority of the Federal Communications Commission and local franchising authorities to regulate the rates for cable television service.
H R 2479 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to provide to the States of Connecticut and Massachusetts technical and financial assistance for management of the Connecticut River in those States.
H R 2480 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce estate and gift tax rates to 30 percent, to increase the exclusion equivalent of the unified credit to $10,000,000, and to increase the annual gift tax exclusion to $50,000.
H R 2481 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce estate tax rates by 20 percent, to increase the unified credit against estate and gift taxes to the equivalent of a $2,500,000 exclusion and to provide an inflation adjustment of such amount, and for other purposes.
H R 2482 To call for the cancellation of loans made to Iraq by multilateral financial institutions.
H R 2483 To amend the Virgin River Dinosaur Footprint Preserve Act to allow funds available under that Act to be used for preservation, exploration, and preparation of paleontological resources for display, educational outreach, and related construction.
H R 2484 To establish a program to provide assistance to institutions of higher education serving members of Indian tribes.
H R 2485 To limit the applicability of the annual updates to the allowance for State and other taxes in the tables used in the Federal Needs Analysis Methodology for the award year 2004-2005, published in the Federal Register on May 30, 2003.
H R 2486 To provide for the geographic reclassification of a county for purposes of equitable hospital payment rates under the Medicare Program.
H R 2487 For the relief of Esther Karinge.
H R 2488 To provide for the protection of the tropical forests of the Karst Region of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the aquifers and watersheds of this region that constitute a principal water source for much of Puerto Rico, and for other purposes.
H R 2489 To provide for the distribution of judgment funds to the Cowlitz Indian Tribe.
H R 2490 To promote elder justice, and for other purposes.
H R 2491 Entitled the "Greater Access to Affordable Pharmaceuticals Act".
H R 2492 To ensure that recreation benefits are accorded the same weight as hurricane and storm damage reduction benefits and environmental restoration benefits.
H R 2493 To assist local governments in conducting gun buyback programs.
H R 2494 To improve and promote compliance with international intellectual property obligations relating to the Republic of Cuba, and for other purposes.
H R 2495 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 2496 To authorize a national museum, including a research center and related visitor facilities, in the city of El Paso, Texas, to commemorate migration at the United States southern border.
H R 2497 To permit commercial importation of prescription drugs from Canada, and for other purposes.
H R 2498 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide a prescription benefit program for all Medicare beneficiaries.
H R 2499 To provide economic relief to general aviation small business concerns that have suffered substantial economic injury as a result of the terrorist attacks perpetrated against the United States on September 11, 2001.
H R 2500 To enable the Great Lakes Fishery Commission to investigate effects of migratory birds on sustained productivity of stocks of fish of common concern in the Great Lakes.
H R 2501 To clarify the boundaries of Coastal Barrier Resources System Cape Fear Unit NC-07P.
H R 2502 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce estate and gift tax rates, and for other purposes.
H R 2503 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that tax attributes shall not be reduced in connection with a discharge of indebtedness in a title 11 case of a company having asbestos-related claims against it.
H R 2504 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to improve the opportunity for Federal student loan borrowers to consolidate their loans at reasonable interest rates.
H R 2505 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to permit refinancing of student consolidation loans, increase Pell Grant maximum awards, and for other purposes.
H R 2506 To provide for the establishment of the Kosovar-American Enterprise Fund to promote small business and microcredit lending and housing construction and reconstruction for Kosova.
H R 2507 To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for a public response to the public health crisis of pain, and for other purposes.
H R 2508 To prohibit the Department of Energy from disposing low-level radioactive waste in certain landfills.
H R 2509 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for capital gains treatment for certain termination payments received by former insurance salesmen.
H R 2510 To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2000 Allston Way in Berkeley, California, as the "Maudelle Shirek Post Office Building".
H R 2511 To amend title 10, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Defense to provide veterans who have a 100 percent service-connected disability with space-available travel on military aircraft in the same manner and to the same extent as retired members of the Armed Forces.
H R 2512 To establish a realistic, threat-based allocation of grant funds for first responders.
H R 2513 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the immediate and permanent repeal of the estate tax on family-owned businesses and farms, and for other purposes.
H R 2514 To freeze and repeal portions of the tax cut enacted in the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 and to apply savings therefrom to a comprehensive Medicare outpatient prescription drug benefit.
H R 2515 To prevent unsolicited commercial electronic mail.
H R 2516 To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to clarify that Christmas tree farming is agriculture under that Act.
H R 2517 To enhance criminal enforcement of the copyright laws, educate the public about the application of copyright law to the Internet, and clarify the authority to seize unauthorized copyrighted works.
H R 2518 To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for consolidation and improvement of programs to assist homeless veterans, to provide for management by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs of the Military Personnel Records facility of the National Personnel Records Center in St. Louis, Missouri, and for other purposes.
H R 2519 To amend the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 to ensure the humane slaughter of nonambulatory livestock, and for other purposes.
H R 2520 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to acquire by donation certain property in Alabama to provide for the protection and preservation of certain rare paleontological resources on that property, and for other purposes.
H R 2521 To require the Comptroller General to conduct a study of the business practices, procedures, accountability, and administration of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers and of the Internet domain name system, and for other purposes.
H R 2522 To amend the Organic Act of Guam to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to reduce, release, or waive amounts owed by the Government of Guam to the United States to offset unreimbursed Compact impact expenses.
H R 2523 To designate the United States courthouse located at 125 Bull Street in Savannah, Georgia, as the "Tomochichi United States Courthouse".
H R 2524 To redesignate the Federal building located at 935 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest in the District of Columbia as the "Federal Bureau of Investigation Building".
H R 2525 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to permit certain Mexican children, and accompanying adults, to obtain a waiver of the documentation requirements otherwise required to enter the United States as a temporary visitor.
H R 2526 To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (Public Law 107-296) to provide for the protection of voluntarily furnished confidential information, and for other purposes.
H R 2527 To provide for the provision by hospitals of emergency contraceptives to women who are survivors of sexual assault.
H R 2528 To establish the Hudson-Fulton-Champlain 400th Commemoration Commission, and for other purposes.
H R 2529 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to require not less than 75 percent of the amount of individual contributions accepted by Congressional candidates to come from in-State residents, to increase disclosure requirements, and for other purposes.
H R 2530 To authorize grants for community telecommunications infrastructure planning and market development, and for other purposes.
H R 2531 To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act relating to wetlands mitigation banking, and for other purposes.
H R 2532 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to restore the applicability of the estate tax to estates over $3,000,000, to restore the 50-percent maximum rate, and to deposit revenues from the estate tax into Social Security Trust Funds.
H R 2533 To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 10701 Abercorn Street in Savannah, Georgia, as the "J.C. Lewis, Jr. Post Office Building".
H R 2534 To promote human rights, democracy, and the rule of law by providing a process for executive agencies for declassifying on an expedited basis and disclosing certain documents relating to human rights abuses in countries other than the United States.
H R 2535 To reauthorize and improve the program authorized by the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965.
H R 2536 To make the protection of women and children who are affected by a complex humanitarian emergency a priority of the United States Government, and for other purposes.
H R 2537 To develop and coordinate a national emergency warning system.
H R 2538 To designate the United States courthouse located at 400 North Miami Avenue in Miami, Florida, as the "Wilkie D. Ferguson, Jr. United States Courthouse".
H R 2539 To provide enhanced Federal enforcement and assistance in preventing and prosecuting crimes of violence against children.
H R 2540 To require the Secretary of Defense to report to Congress regarding the requirements applicable to the inscription of veterans' names on the memorial wall of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
H R 2541 To amend the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act to require public disclosure of information about cases of child abuse or neglect which result in child fatality, near fatality, other serious injury, or felony conviction.
H R 2542 To amend chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, to establish the Joint Committee on Agency Rule Review.
H R 2543 To amend section 504(a) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to eliminate the 2-year wait out period for grant recipients under the Hispanic-Serving Institutions program.
H R 2544 To improve the quality, availability, diversity, personal privacy, and innovation of health care in the United States.
H R 2545 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to waive the 10-percent additional tax on early distributions from section 401(k) plans in the case of hardship of certain employees due to facility closures or employers in bankruptcy.
H R 2546 To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to require consumer reporting agencies to provide any consumer with a free credit report annually upon the request of the consumer, and for other purposes.
H R 2547 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 2548 To amend chapter 5 of subtitle I of title 40, United States Code, to enhance Federal asset management, and for other purposes.
H R 2549 To amend the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act to prohibit creditors from taking action that is adverse to the interests of a consumer with respect to certain payments that are due in or shortly after the period of a disruption of the mail resulting from a national emergency declared under the National Emergencies Act.
H R 2550 To amend the American Servicemembers' Protection Act of 2002 to provide clarification with respect to the eligibility of certain countries for United States military assistance.
H R 2551 To amend the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 to provide owners of non-Federal lands with a reliable method of receiving compensation for damages resulting from the spread of wildfire from nearby forested National Forest System lands or Bureau of Land Management lands, when those forested Federal lands are not maintained in the forest health status known as condition class 1.
H R 2552 To improve the manner in which the Corporation for National and Community Service approves, and records obligations relating to, national service positions.
H R 2553 To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize grants to provide treatment for diabetes in minority communities.
H R 2554 For the relief of Junior Anthony Francis.
H R 2555 Making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2004, and for other purposes.
H R 2556 To provide low-income parents residing in the District of Columbia, particularly parents of students who attend elementary or secondary schools identified for improvement, corrective action, or restructuring under title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, with expanded opportunities for enrolling their children in higher-performing schools in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes.
H R 2557 To provide for the conservation and development of water and related resources, to authorize the Secretary of the Army to construct various projects for improvements to rivers and harbors of the United States, and for other purposes.
H R 2558 To amend the Water Resources Development Act of 1976 to allow the Secretary of the Army to extend the period during which the Secretary may provide beach nourishment for a water resources development project.
H R 2559 Making appropriations for military construction, family housing, and base realignment and closure for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2004, and for other purposes.
H R 2560 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to clarify the scope of chiropractic services that may be furnished under the Medicare Program and that chiropractors are the only health care professionals qualified under that program to furnish those services.
H R 2561 To provide grants to States to establish, expand, or enhance prekindergarten programs for children who are not yet enrolled in kindergarten.
H R 2562 To provide financial assistance to law school graduates who choose to accept employment in a public interest position.
H R 2563 To amend the Head Start Act to provide additional funding for States with increased numbers of children eligible for participation in Head Start programs, and for other purposes.
H R 2564 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that the harbor maintenance tax is applied to certain ports that import cargo exceeding $100,000,000 in value per year.
H R 2565 To amend section 2119 of title 18, United States Code, to strengthen Federal carjacking law.
H R 2566 To reform the Army Corps of Engineers.
H R 2567 To name the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, as the "Paul Wellstone Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center".
H R 2568 To amend title 23, United States Code, to establish a transportation and active living program, a safe routes to school program, and a nonmotorized transportation pilot program.
H R 2569 To improve benefits for members of the Armed Forces and veterans and for their dependents and survivors.
H R 2570 To direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to reimburse States for direct expenses and losses incurred by State and local government entities during the effective period of a high threat condition (Code Orange) or severe threat condition (Code Red) declared by the Secretary of Homeland Security, that are in excess of normal operating expenses.
H R 2571 To provide for the financing of high-speed rail infrastructure, and for other purposes.
H R 2572 To authorize appropriations for the benefit of Amtrak for fiscal years 2004 through 2006, and for other purposes.
H R 2573 To amend title 40, United States Code, to make reforms in the management and development of Federal real property.
H R 2574 To abolish the death penalty under Federal law.
H R 2575 To reform the regulation of certain housing-related Government-sponsored enterprises, and for other purposes.
H R 2576 To amend the Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief Act of 1940 to enhance the protection of credit ratings of active duty military personnel who are activated for military service.
H R 2577 To require the Comptroller General to conduct a study and submit to Congress a report on price controls of foreign governments on pharmaceuticals.
H R 2578 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a voluntary Medicare outpatient prescription drug discount and security program.
H R 2579 To amend the Trade Act of 1974 to establish procedures for identifying countries that deny market access for agricultural products of the United States, and for other purposes.
H R 2580 To establish the Congaree Swamp National Park in the State of South Carolina, and for other purposes.
H R 2581 To authorize State and local governments to petition the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency for enforcement of certain violations of the Solid Waste Disposal Act, and to require the establishment of a manifest system for the interstate transportation of solid waste.
H R 2582 To amend the State eligibility provisions for grants under section 106 of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act to ensure that State foster care agencies meet certain requirements if the agencies have knowledge that foster children under the responsibility of the State are missing.
H R 2583 To amend title II of the Social Security Act to allow remarried widows, widowers, and surviving divorced spouses to become or remain entitled to widow's or widower's insurance benefits if the prior marriage was for at least 10 years.
H R 2584 To provide for the conveyance to the Utrok Atoll local government of a decommissioned National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ship, and for other purposes.
H R 2585 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to permit certain long-term permanent resident aliens to seek cancellation of removal under such Act, and for other purposes.
H R 2586 To provide for the conveyance of certain National Forest System lands to the towns of Laona and Wabeno, Wisconsin.
H R 2587 To amend title 10, United States Code, to establish a combat badge for helicopter medical evacuation ambulance (Medevac) pilots and crews.
H R 2588 To establish under the Medicare Program under title XVIII of the Social Security Act incentives to health care providers for delivering high-quality, cost-effective health care to Medicare beneficiaries.
H R 2589 To amend title 40, United States Code, to add Nicholas and Robertson Counties, Kentucky, to the Appalachian region.
H R 2590 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 2591 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for Small Business Protection Accounts, and for other purposes.
H R 2592 To promote improved nutrition for needy Americans, including women, infants, children, and students, by revising and enhancing Federal nutrition programs to incorporate a greater role for fruits, vegetables, and 100 percent juice products.
H R 2593 To provide veterans benefits to certain individuals who serve in the United States merchant marine during a period of war.
H R 2594 To establish an Adult Job Corps demonstration program for the United States-Mexico border area.
H R 2595 To restore the operation of the Native American Veteran Housing Loan Program during fiscal year 2003 to the scope of that program as in effect on September 30, 2002.
H R 2596 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a deduction to individuals for amounts contributed to health savings security accounts and health savings accounts, to provide for the disposition of unused health benefits in cafeteria plans and flexible spending arrangements, and for other purposes.
H R 2597 To amend the Native Hawaiian Health Care Improvement Act to revise and extend that Act.
H R 2598 To amend title II of the Social Security Act to authorize waivers by the Commissioner of Social Security of the 5-month waiting period for entitlement to benefits based on disability in cases in which the Commissioner determines that such waiting period would cause undue hardship to terminally ill beneficiaries.
H R 2599 To direct the Secretary of the Interior to quitclaim to Yuba River Properties certain land in Yuba County, California, so as to extinguish a claim of title asserted by the Department of the Interior.
H R 2600 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to simplify the requirements for United States nationals to become citizens.
H R 2601 To amend title 17, United States Code, to allow abandoned copyrighted works to enter the public domain after 50 years.
H R 2602 To amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to make the authority of the Secretary to designate critical habitat discretionary instead of mandatory, and for other purposes.
H R 2603 To impose limitations on the authority of the Secretary of the Interior to claim title or other rights to water absent specific direction of law or to abrogate, injure, or otherwise impair any right to the use of any quantity of water.
H R 2604 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax incentives to encourage diversity of ownership of telecommunications businesses, and for other purposes.
H R 2605 To nullify the effect of section 4 of Executive Order 13279.
H R 2606 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide prescription drug coverage under the Medicare Program, to make improvements in Medicare payment for rural providers, and for other purposes.
H R 2607 To modify the contract consolidation requirements in the Small Business Act, and for other purposes.
H R 2608 To reauthorize the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program, and for other purposes.
H R 2609 To amend title 11, United States Code, to provide for the avoidance of certain transfers, and the alternate prosecution of certain actions, relating to certain retirement benefits.
H R 2610 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to restore the estate tax and repeal the carryover basis rule, to increase the estate and gift tax unified credit to an exclusion equivalent of $5,000,000, and to reduce the rate of the estate and gifts taxes to the generally applicable capital gains income tax rate.
H R 2611 To amend title II of the Social Security Act to exempt from the windfall elimination provision of such title individuals who are entitled to retired pay based on at least 20 years of service as a member of a uniformed service.
H R 2612 To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide specially adapted housing assistance to veterans with permanent and total service-connected disabilities due to the loss, or loss of use of both upper extremities such as to preclude use of the arms at and below the elbows.
H R 2613 To amend title 17, United States Code, to exclude from copyright protection works resulting from scientific research substantially funded by the Federal Government.
H R 2614 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to equalize the exclusion from gross income of parking and transportation fringe benefits and to provide for a common cost-of-living adjustment.
H R 2615 To provide funding for infrastructure investment to restore the United States economy and to enhance the security of transportation and environmental facilities throughout the United States.
H R 2616 To increase the capabilities of the United States to provide reconstruction assistance to countries or regions impacted by armed conflict, and for other purposes.
H R 2617 To protect American consumers from identity theft and other forms of fraud.
H R 2618 Making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2004, and for other purposes.
H R 2619 To provide for the expansion of Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge.
H R 2620 To authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2004 and 2005 for the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000, and for other purposes.
H R 2621 To amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to establish requirements for fishing quota systems.
H R 2622Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003
H R 2623 To provide for the expansion of the Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge in Bibb County, Alabama.
H R 2624 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve the provision of items and services provided to Medicare beneficiaries residing in rural areas.
H R 2625 To establish the Independent Commission on Intelligence about Iraq.
H R 2626 To amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act and the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 to improve certain child nutrition programs, and for other purposes.
H R 2627 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that amounts paid for foods for special dietary use, dietary supplements, or medical foods shall be treated as medical expenses.
H R 2628 To provide affordable housing opportunities for families that are headed by grandparents and other relatives of children.
H R 2629 To provide for the importation of drugs into the United States from Canada and Mexico, and for other purposes.
H R 2630 To prevent commercial alien smuggling, and for other purposes.
H R 2631 To provide that the actuarial value of the prescription drug benefits offered to Medicare eligible enrollees by a plan under the Federal employees health benefits program shall be at least equal to the actuarial value of the prescription drug benefits offered by such plan to its enrollees generally.
H R 2632 To direct the Secretary of Transportation to issue a regulation requiring the installation of 2 combination cockpit voice recorder and digital flight data recorder systems in each commercial passenger aircraft, currently required to carry each of those recorders, and for other purposes.
H R 2633 To establish methods for preventing identity theft and to amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to protect consumers' sensitive, private health-related information, and for other purposes.
H R 2634 To suspend temporarily the duty on certain steam generators and certain reactor vessel heads for use in nuclear reactors.
H R 2635 To make permanent the reduction in capital gains rates for individuals made by the Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2003.
H R 2636 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to make grants to State and tribal governments to assist State and tribal efforts to manage and control the spread of chronic wasting disease in deer and elk herds, and for other purposes.
H R 2637 To amend the Electronic Fund Transfer Act to require additional disclosures relating to exchange rates in transfers involving international transactions.
H R 2638 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the increase in expensing of certain depreciable business assets enacted by the Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act 2003.
H R 2639 To expedite procedures for hazardous fuels reduction activities and restoration in wildland fire prone National Forests, and for other purposes.
H R 2640 To provide greater access to affordable pharmaceuticals, and for other purposes.
H R 2641 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to implement the Calfed Bay-Delta Program.
H R 2642 To suspend temporarily the duty on Procion Yellow H-EXL.
H R 2643 To suspend temporarily the duty on Procion Crimson H-EXL.
H R 2644 To suspend temporarily the duty on Procion Navy H-EXL.
H R 2645 To suspend temporarily the duty on Dianix Black XF.
H R 2646 To suspend temporarily the duty on Dianix Crimson SF.
H R 2647 To provide for nuclear disarmament and economic conversion in accordance with District of Columbia Initiative Measure Number 37 of 1992.
H R 2648 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit the use of proceeds of tax exempt private activity bonds for community and water facility loans guaranteed under the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act.
H R 2649 To prohibit the Secretary of Education from making any funds available to a State under any program administered by the Department of Education unless the Secretary determines that the State has in place a criminal information sharing system.
H R 2650 To prohibit the study or implementation of any plan to privatize, divest, or transfer any part of the mission, function, or responsibility of the National Park Service.
H R 2651 To direct the Secretary of Education to make grants to States to establish antibullying programs.
H R 2652 To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to the sale of prescription drugs through the Internet.
H R 2653 To facilitate acquisition by the Secretary of the Interior of certain mineral rights, and for other purposes.
H R 2654 To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to direct the Secretary of the Interior to issue regulations under which the Secretary may authorize use of a decommissioned offshore oil and gas platform for culture of marine organisms, an artificial reef, or scientific research, and for other purposes.
H R 2655 To amend and extend the Irish Peace Process Cultural and Training Program Act of 1998.
H R 2656 To amend the Graton Rancheria Restoration Act to give the Secretary of the Interior discretion regarding taking land into trust.
H R 2657 Making appropriations for the Legislative Branch for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2004, and for other purposes.
H R 2658 Making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2004, and for other purposes.
H R 2659 To require advance notification of Congress regarding any action proposed to be taken by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in the implementation of the Capital Asset Realignment for Enhanced Services initiative of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
H R 2660 Making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2004, and for other purposes.
H R 2661 To name the Capitol Visitor Center after J. Strom Thurmond.
H R 2662 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that certain limousines are not subject to the gas guzzler tax.
H R 2663 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to study the suitability and feasibility of designating Castle Nugent Farms located on St. Croix, Virgin Islands, as a unit of the National Park System, and for other purposes.
H R 2664 To provide for Medicare reimbursement for health care services provided to Medicare-eligible veterans in facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
H R 2665 To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to protect the rights of employees to receive overtime compensation.
H R 2666 To authorize funds for fiscal year 2004 for research, development, test, and evaluation for a prototype multi-role, long-range sniper system.
H R 2667 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to require the disclosure of certain information by persons conducting phone banks during campaigns for election for Federal office, and for other purposes.
H R 2668 To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to direct the Great Lakes National Program Office of the Environmental Protection Agency to develop, implement, monitor, and report on a series of indicators of water quality and related environmental factors in the Great Lakes.
H R 2669 To provide a model for school districts in the United States using and building on the experience of the District of Columbia in establishing fully accountable public alternatives to traditional public schools.
H R 2670 To limit the reimbursement of travel expenses of the members and employees of the Federal Communications Commission.
H R 2671 To provide for enhanced Federal, State, and local enforcement of the immigration laws of the United States.
H R 2672 To amend title 23, United States Code, to permit voluntary compliance with provisions relating to the rate of wage paid to laborers and mechanics employed on Federal-aid highway projects.
H R 2673 Making appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2004, and for other purposes.
H R 2674 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide for student loan forgiveness to encourage individuals to become and remain librarians in low income areas.
H R 2675 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to treat Indian tribes the same as State governments for purposes of chapter 35 of such Code.
H R 2676 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 2677 To amend title 1, United States Code, to eliminate any Federal policy on the definition of marriage.
H R 2678 To expand the teacher loan forgiveness programs under the guaranteed and direct student loan programs, and for other purposes.
H R 2679 To amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to make New York a member of the New England Fishery Management Council.
H R 2680 To authorize the President to award a gold medal on behalf of the Congress to Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. (posthumously) and his widow Coretta Scott King in recognition of their contributions to the Nation on behalf of the civil rights movement.
H R 2681 To amend title 23, United States Code, to increase penalties for individuals who operate motor vehicles while intoxicated or under the influence of alcohol.
H R 2682 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce estate tax rates by 20 percent, to increase the unified credit against estate and gift taxes to the equivalent of a $3,000,000 exclusion and to provide an inflation adjustment of such amount, and for other purposes.
H R 2683 To provide for disclosure of fire safety standards and measures with respect to campus buildings, and for other purposes.
H R 2684 To provide emergency assistance to producers that have suffered crop losses due to disasters.
H R 2685 To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to reauthorize the Matching Grant Program for School Security.
H R 2686 To ensure the safety of recreational fishermen and other persons who use motor vehicles to access beaches adjacent to the Brigantine Wilderness Area in the Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, New Jersey, by providing a narrow transition zone above the mean high tide line where motor vehicles can be safely driven and parked.
H R 2687 To allow beach maintenance and grooming of certain areas.
H R 2688 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to repeal authorities relating to H1-B visas for temporary workers.
H R 2689 To establish the Mississippi Gulf Coast National Heritage Area in the State of Mississippi, and for other purposes.
H R 2690 To amend the Native American Languages Act to provide for the support of Native American language survival schools, and for other purposes.
H R 2691 Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2004, and for other purposes.
H R 2692 To authorize appropriations for activities under the Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act of 1974 for fiscal years 2004 through 2006, and for other purposes.
H R 2693 To reauthorize the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, and for other purposes.
H R 2694 To establish a program to transfer surplus computers of Federal agencies to schools and nonprofit community-based educational organizations, and for other purposes.
H R 2695 To designate Pennsylvania State Route 60 and United States Routes 22 and 30 as part of the Dwight D. Eisenhower National System of Interstate and Defense Highways, and for other purposes.
H R 2696 To establish Institutes to demonstrate and promote the use of adaptive ecosystem management to reduce the risk of wildfires, and restore the health of fire-adapted forest and woodland ecosystems of the interior West.
H R 2697 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an additional personal exemption for certain dependents with long-term care needs.
H R 2698 To provide for a system of health insurance certificates to increase the number of Americans with health insurance coverage.
H R 2699 To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for uniform food safety warning notification requirements, and for other purposes.
H R 2700 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to revise the methodology by which payment for orphan drugs and biologicals is made under program prospective payment system for hospital outpatient department services under the Medicare Program.
H R 2701 To amend title 10, United States Code, to extend to additional military retirees with service-connected disabilities the special compensation authority provided for certain retirees with combat-related disabilities.
H R 2702 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act with respect to the admission of L-1 intra-company transferree nonimmigrants.
H R 2703 To reserve a small percentage of the amounts made available to the Secretary of Agriculture for the farmland protection program to fund challenge grants to encourage the purchase of conservation easements and other interests in land to be held by a State agency, county, or other eligible entity, and for other purposes.
H R 2704 To extend the authorization for the ferry boat discretionary program, and for other purposes.
H R 2705 To amend title 39, United States Code, to provide for free mailing privileges for personal correspondence and certain parcels sent from within the United States to members of the Armed Forces serving on active duty abroad who are engaged in military operations involving armed conflict against a hostile foreign force, and for other purposes.
H R 2706 To clarify the treatment of tax attributes under section 108 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 for taxpayers which file consolidated returns.
H R 2707 To provide for an assessment of the extent of the invasion of Salt Cedar and Russian Olive on lands in the Western United States and efforts to date to control such invasion on public and private lands, including tribal lands, to establish a demonstration program to address the invasion of Salt Cedar and Russian Olive, and for other purposes.
H R 2708 To provide for the security of commercial nuclear power plants and facilities designated by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
H R 2709 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to replace the Federal Election Commission with the Federal Election Administration, and for other purposes.
H R 2710 To ensure that a flag is furnished to drape the casket of each public safety officer killed in the line of duty.
H R 2711 To permit refinancing of Federal student consolidation loans, and to permit students freedom to select a student loan consolidator.
H R 2712 To authorize the Surface Transportation Board to direct the continued operation of certain commuter rail passenger transportation operations in emergency situations, and for other purposes.
H R 2713 For the relief of Mai Thi Thuy Nuong.
H R 2714 To reauthorize the State Justice Institute.
H R 2715 To provide for necessary improvements to facilities at Yosemite National Park, and for other purposes.
H R 2716 To amend the Compact of Free Association of 1985 to provide for adequate Compact-impact aid.
H R 2717 To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to establish a program to provide for the voluntary certification of Internet and mail-order pharmacies, to amend such Act to authorize, subject to certain conditions, the importation by individuals of prescription drugs from Canada for personal use, and for other purposes.
H R 2718 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a uniform definition of child, and for other purposes.
H R 2719 To provide special funding requirements for certain pension plans maintained by commercial passenger air carriers.
H R 2720 To authorize appropriations for State programs and activities for the restoration of the Great Lakes, and for other purposes.
H R 2721 To amend the Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief Act of 1940 to provide certain relief under that Act for members of the reserve components who are attending postsecondary educational institutions when called or ordered to active duty.
H R 2722 To amend title 49, United States Code, to allow additional transit systems greater flexibility with certain mass transportation projects.
H R 2723 To amend title 28, United States Code, to provide for the appointment of additional Federal circuit judges, to divide the Ninth Judicial Circuit of the United States into two circuits, and for other purposes.
H R 2724 To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to prohibit the use of any information in any consumer report by any credit card issuer that is unrelated to the transactions and experience of the card issuer with the consumer to increase the annual percentage rate applicable to credit extended to the consumer, and for other purposes.
H R 2725 To authorize the Secretary of Transportation to establish a grant program for the rehabilitation, preservation, or improvement of railroad track.
H R 2726 To establish a national rail passenger transportation system, reauthorize Amtrak, improve security and service on Amtrak, and for other purposes.
H R 2727 To require equitable coverage of prescription contraceptive drugs and devices, and contraceptive services under health plans.
H R 2728 To amend the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to provide for adjudicative flexibility with regard to an employer filing of a notice of contest following the issuance of a citation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration; to provide for greater efficiency at the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission; to provide for an independent review of citations issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration; to provide for the award of attorney's fees and costs to very small employers when they prevail in litigation prompted by the issuance of citations by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration; and to amend the Paperwork Reduction Act and titles 5 and 31, United States Code, to reform Federal paperwork and regulatory processes.
H R 2729 To amend the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to provide for greater efficiency at the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission.
H R 2730 To amend the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to provide for an independent review of citations issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
H R 2731 To amend the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to provide for the award of attorney's fees and costs to very small employers when they prevail in litigation prompted by the issuance of citations by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
H R 2732 To amend selected statutes to clarify existing Federal law as to the treatment of students privately educated at home under State law.
H R 2733 To amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to bring underground storage tanks into compliance with subtitle I of that Act, to promote cleanup of leaking underground storage tanks, to provide sufficient resources for such compliance and cleanup, and for other purposes.
H R 2734 To authorize appropriations for the civil aviation research and development projects and activities of the Federal Aviation Administration, and for other purposes.
H R 2735 To protect the rights of American consumers to diagnose, service, and repair motor vehicles purchased in the United States, and for other purposes.
H R 2736 To amend title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930 with respect to determining certain antidumping calculations for merchandise from former nonmarket economy countries.
H R 2737 To amend the Trade Act of 1974 and the Sherman Act to address foreign private and joint public-private market access barriers that harm United States trade, and to amend the Trade Act of 1974 to address the failure of foreign governments to cooperate in the provision of information relating to certain investigations.
H R 2738United States-Chile Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act
H R 2739United States-Singapore Free Trade Agreement
H R 2740 To amend the National Housing Act to authorize the Government National Mortgage Association to guarantee securities backed by loans guaranteed by the Rural Housing Service under section 538 of the Housing Act of 1949.
H R 2741 To provide for a comprehensive Federal effort relating to early detection of, treatments for, and the prevention of cancer, and for other purposes.
H R 2742 To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide penalties for armored car robberies.
H R 2743 To require the Comptroller General to prepare statements for bills and resolutions reported by committees of the House of Representatives and the Senate on whether any new entities, programs, or functions authorized by the bills or resolutions are redundant with existing Federal entities, programs, or functions and could be more efficiently performed by an existing Federal entity, program, or function, and to require such statements to accompany reports on legislation.
H R 2744 To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 514 17th Street in Moline, Illinois, as the "David Bybee Post Office Building".
H R 2745 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require a sports franchise to provide for all of the games played by the franchise to be available for local television broadcasting in order to be subject to the presumption that 50 percent of the consideration in the sale or exchange of a sports franchise is allocable to player contracts.
H R 2746 To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 141 Weston Street in Hartford, Connecticut, as the "Barbara B. Kennelly Post Office Building".
H R 2747 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to update the optional methods for computing net earnings from self-employment.
H R 2748 To amend chapter 84 of title 5, United States Code, to allow individuals who return to Government service after receiving a refund of retirement contributions to recapture credit for the service covered by that refund by repaying the amount that was so received, with interest.
H R 2749 To amend section 19 of title 3, United States Code, to allow the President to choose between possible successors in case of the event that, by reason of certain circumstances, there is neither a President nor Vice President to discharge the powers and duties of the office of President, and for other purposes.
H R 2750 To make technical amendments to the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978.
H R 2751 To provide new human capital flexibilities with respect to the GAO, and for other purposes.
H R 2752 To encourage the development and distribution of creative works by enhancing domestic and international enforcement of the copyright laws, and for other purposes.
H R 2753 To direct the Secretary of the Army to convey certain land in Georgia and South Carolina to the counties in which the land is located, and for other purposes.
H R 2754 Making appropriations for energy and water development for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2004, and for other purposes.
H R 2755 To authorize the President to issue posthumously to the late William "Billy" Mitchell a commission as major general, United States Army.
H R 2756 To direct the Commissioner of Internal Revenue to establish an earned income credit public awareness campaign to increase public awareness and educate Americans of the earned income credit.
H R 2757 To direct the President to assess the advisability of requiring each State to use the Death Master File of the Social Security Administration in issuing drivers' licenses to individuals.
H R 2758 To redesignate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 101 South Vine Street in Glenwood, Iowa, as the "William J. Scherle Post Office Building".
H R 2759 To amend the Hmong Veterans' Naturalization Act of 2000 to extend the deadlines for application and payment of fees.
H R 2760 To limit United States assistance for Ethiopia and Eritrea if those countries are not in compliance with the terms and conditions of agreements entered into by the two countries to end hostilities and provide for a demarcation of the border between the two countries, and for other purposes.
H R 2761 To amend the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 and the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974 to strengthen security at sensitive nuclear facilities.
H R 2762 To establish a vocational and technical education grant program.
H R 2763 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a business credit for donations for vocational educational purposes.
H R 2764 To amend title 38, United States Code, to extend to all members of the Armed Forces eligible for educational assistance under the Montgomery GI Bill the authority to transfer entitlement to such educational assistance to dependents, and to provide a six month period for enrollment under the Montgomery GI Bill.
H R 2765 Making appropriations for the government of the District of Columbia and other activities chargeable in whole or in part against the revenues of said District for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2004, and for other purposes.
H R 2766 To direct the Secretary of Agriculture to exchange certain lands in the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests in the State of Colorado.
H R 2767 To improve Federal agency oversight of contracts and assistance and to strengthen accountability of the governmentwide debarment and suspension system.
H R 2768 To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of Chief Justice John Marshall.
H R 2769 To permit commercial importation of prescription drugs from Canada, and for other purposes.
H R 2770 To amend part A of title IV of the Social Security Act to reauthorize and improve the operation of temporary assistance to needy families programs operated by Indian tribes, and for other purposes.
H R 2771 To amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to reauthorize the New York City Watershed Protection Program.
H R 2772 To amend the Geothermal Steam Act of 1970 to promote the development and use of geothermal resources in the United States.
H R 2773 To protect children from foods that pose a significant choking hazard.
H R 2774 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the disclosure to State and local law enforcement agencies of the identity of individuals claiming tax benefits improperly using Social Security numbers of other individuals.
H R 2775 To amend the Hydrographic Services Improvement Act of 1998 to authorize funds to be appropriated for the Great Lakes Water Level Observation Network.
H R 2776 To help ensure general aviation aircraft access to Federal land and to the airspace over that land.
H R 2777 To prohibit the Secretary of the Treasury and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System from including any information storage capability on the currency of the United States or imposing any fee or penalty on any person for the holding by such person of currency of the United States, including Federal reserve notes, for any period of time.
H R 2778 To abolish the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Federal reserve banks, to repeal the Federal Reserve Act, and for other purposes.
H R 2779 To repeal section 5103 of title 31, United States Code.
H R 2780 To sunset the Bretton Woods Agreements Act.
H R 2781 To provide greater health care freedom for seniors.
H R 2782 To amend title 31, United States Code, to limit the use by the President and the Secretary of the Treasury of the Exchange Stabilization Fund to buy or sell gold without congressional approval, and for other purposes.
H R 2783 To restore Congress' constitutional role in international transactions involving the Exchange Stabilization Fund, and to limit the amount of individual loans or credits that may be provided to a foreign entity through that fund.
H R 2784 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow certain individuals who have attained age 50 and who are unemployed to receive distributions from qualified retirement plans without incurring a 10 percent additional tax.
H R 2785 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for an enhanced deduction for qualified residence interest on acquisition indebtedness for heritage homes.
H R 2786 To name the Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in the Bronx, New York, as the "James J. Peters Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center".
H R 2787 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to eliminate discriminatory copayment rates for outpatient psychiatric services under the Medicare Program.
H R 2788 To direct the Administrator of the Small Business Administration to conduct a pilot program to raise awareness about telework among small business employers, and to encourage such employers to offer telework options to employees.
H R 2789 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 2790 To amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to protect breastfeeding by new mothers; to provide for a performance standard for breast pumps; and to provide tax incentives to encourage breastfeeding.
H R 2791 To eliminate the unfair and disadvantageous treatment of cash military compensation other than basic pay under the supplemental security income benefits program.
H R 2792 To extend eligibility for refugee status of unmarried sons and daughters of certain Vietnamese refugees.
H R 2793 To provide for and approve the settlement of certain land claims of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians.
H R 2794 To authorize the transfer of the U.S.S. Narwhal to the National Submarine Science Discovery Center in Newport, Kentucky.
H R 2795 To amend the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 to provide vouchers for the purchase of educational books for infants and children participating in the special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants, and children under that Act.
H R 2796 To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to prohibit the use of consumer credit history for any insurance purpose and to require the disclosure of consumer reports and the credit scoring procedure in order to prevent inaccuracies and mistakes in consumer credit reports, and for other purposes.
H R 2797 To amend title 32, United States Code, to improve the readiness of State defense forces and to increase military coordination for homeland security between the States and the Department of Defense.
H R 2798 For the relief of Gracekutty Thomas and her son Gladwin Thomas.
H R 2799 Making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2004, and for other purposes.
H R 2800 Making appropriations for foreign operations, export financing, and related programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2004, and for other purposes.
H R 2801 To establish a digital and wireless network technology program, and for other purposes.
H R 2802 To reauthorize the Small Business Act and the Small Business Investment Act of 1958, and for other purposes.
H R 2803 To establish the Office of Housing Finance Oversight in the Department of the Treasury to ensure the financial safety and soundness of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Federal home loan banks.
H R 2804 To make supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2003 to ensure the inclusion of commonly used pesticides in State source water assessment programs, and for other purposes.
H R 2805 To allow the counties of Hawaii, Maui, and Kauai to distribute grant funds received under section 106(d) of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, and for other purposes.
H R 2806 To name the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Prescott, Arizona, as the "Bob Stump Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center".
H R 2807 To establish grant programs to improve the health of border area residents and for bioterrorism preparedness in the border area, and for other purposes.
H R 2808 To require advance notification of Congress regarding any action proposed to be taken by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in the implementation of the Capital Asset Realignment for Enhanced Services initiative of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
H R 2809 To establish a pilot program of Central Asian scholarships for undergraduate and graduate level public policy internships in the United States.
H R 2810 To establish a pilot program of Afghanistan scholarships for undergraduate and graduate level public policy internships in the United States.
H R 2811 To assist local educational agencies in providing financial incentives to attract teachers to teach in rural and high-poverty areas.
H R 2812 To direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to conduct a study of the potentially injurious effects to the environment and human health from imported electrolytic manganese metal that contains selenium.
H R 2813 To provide small businesses certain protections from litigation excesses and to limit the product liability of nonmanufacturer product sellers.
H R 2814 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify that qualified personal service corporations may continue to use the cash method of accounting, and for other purposes.
H R 2815 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand the expensing of environmental remediation costs.
H R 2816 To amend title 38, United States Code, to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in the management of health care services for veterans to place certain low-income veterans in a higher health-care priority category.
H R 2817 To provide that the actuarial value of the prescription drug benefits of Members of Congress under the Federal employees health benefits program may not exceed the actuarial value of any prescription drug benefit under the Medicare Program.
H R 2818 To award a congressional gold medal to the family of the late Raul Julia.
H R 2819 To establish a program to provide assistance for developing countries of Eurasia and the Middle East.
H R 2820 To extend to the Mayor of the District of Columbia the same authority with respect to the National Guard of the District of Columbia as the Governors of the several States exercise with respect to the National Guard of those States.
H R 2821 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for direct access to audiologists for Medicare beneficiaries, and for other purposes.
H R 2822 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude working capital in applying the accumulated earnings tax.
H R 2823 To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of veterans who became disabled for life while serving in the Armed Forces of the United States.
H R 2824 To revise and reform the Act commonly called the Jenkins Act, and for other purposes.
H R 2825 To require the Federal Communications Commission to take actions necessary to ensure expeditious access by consumers to terrestrial digital television services.
H R 2826 To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1000 Avenida Sanchez Osorio in Carolina, Puerto Rico, as the "Roberto Clemente Walker Post Office Building".
H R 2827 To phase out the incineration of solid waste, and for other purposes.
H R 2828 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to implement water supply technology and infrastructure programs aimed at increasing and diversifying domestic water resources.
H R 2829 To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve compensation benefits for veterans in certain cases of impairment of vision involving both eyes.
H R 2830 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify that installment sales treatment shall not fail to apply to property acquired for conservation purposes by a State or local government or certain tax-exempt organizations merely because purchase funds are held in a sinking or similar fund pursuant to State law.
H R 2831 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to convey the Newlands Project Headquarters and Maintenance Yard Facility to the Truckee-Carson Irrigation District.
H R 2832 To promote improved nutrition for students by expanding the Fruit and Vegetable Pilot Program under the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act.
H R 2833 To posthumously award a congressional gold medal to Wilma G. Rudolph.
H R 2834 To provide for a pilot program to be conducted by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs through the establishment of an electronic database to enable healthcare facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Iowa to share patient information with the State of Iowa Veterans Home on patients of both those facilities and that home.
H R 2835 To provide for the remediation of abandoned and inactive hardrock mines in the Upper Animas River Basin in southwestern Colorado.
H R 2836 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce corporate refunds by fines and penalties imposed by reason of improper accounting or reporting practices or misstatements of its financial position.
H R 2837 To provide for compassionate payments with regard to individuals who contracted human immunodeficiency virus due to the provision of a contaminated blood transfusion, and for other purposes.
H R 2838 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a credit for qualifying clean technology engines.
H R 2839 To amend the Internal Revenue Code to restore equity and complete the transfer of motor fuel excise taxes attributable to motorboat and small engine fuels into the Aquatic Resources Trust Fund, and for other purposes.
H R 2840 To amend the Social Security Act to remove the limitation on the period of Medicare eligibility for disabled workers.
H R 2841 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to eliminate the waiver authority relating to the implementation of machine readable passports and to expand the definition of terrorist activities for purposes of deportation.
H R 2842 For the relief of Shiuyun Holst Zhou.
H R 2843 To adjust the immigration status of certain Colombian and Peruvian nationals who are in the United States.
H R 2844 To require States to hold special elections to fill vacancies in the House of Representatives not later than 45 days after the vacancy is announced by the Speaker of the House of Representatives in extraordinary circumstances.
H R 2845 To amend the Merchant Marine Act, 1920, to allow transportation of merchandise in noncontiguous trade on foreign-flag vessels, and for other purposes.
H R 2846 To amend the Merchant Marine Act, 1920, to allow transportation of merchandise in Hawaiian noncontiguous trade on foreign-flag vessels, and for other purposes.
H R 2847 To amend the Merchant Marine Act, 1920, to allow transportation of certain agricultural goods and livestock in Hawaiian noncontiguous trade on foreign-flag vessels, and for other purposes.
H R 2848 To provide for Federal custody and Federal payment of costs of emergency ambulance and medical services for aliens illegally attempting to enter the United States.
H R 2849 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act with respect to the H-1B and L-1 visa programs to prevent unintended United States job losses, to increase the monitoring and enforcement authority of the Secretary of Labor over such programs, and for other purposes.
H R 2850 To amend title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to provide for the establishment in the Department of Labor of a Small Employer Health Benefits Program.
H R 2851 To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to improve the affordability of health insurance coverage for small employers.
H R 2852 To amend the Public Health Service Act to establish a National Cord Blood Stem Cell Bank Network to prepare, store, and distribute human umbilical cord blood stem cells for the treatment of patients and to support peer-reviewed research using such cells.
H R 2853 To designate Colombia under section 244 of the Immigration and Nationality Act in order to make nationals of Colombia eligible for temporary protected status under such section.
H R 2854 To amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to extend the availability of allotments for fiscal years 1998 through 2001 under the State Children's Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes.
H R 2855 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend the 50-percent bonus depreciation added by the Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2003.
H R 2856 To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to carry out demonstration projects to increase the supply of organs donated for human transplantation.
H R 2857 To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to authorize the Food and Drug Administration to require certain research into drugs used in pediatric patients.
H R 2858 To prohibit material support for terrorism, and for other purposes.
H R 2859 Making emergency supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2003.
H R 2860 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an exclusion from gross income for qualified national service educational awards.
H R 2861 Making appropriations for the Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development, and for sundry independent agencies, boards, commissions, corporations, and offices for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2004, and for other purposes.
H R 2862 To amend the Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act of 1999 to provide residents of States with single network affiliate stations to receive the signals of such stations via satellite, and for other purposes.
H R 2863 To amend title 49, United States Code, relating to responsibility for intermodal equipment compliance with commercial motor vehicle safety requirements, and for other purposes.
H R 2864 To amend title 23, United States Code, to provide increased flexibility to donor States, and for other purposes.
H R 2865 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a credit for qualified clean-fuel vehicles which are used in certain ozone nonattainment areas.
H R 2866 To amend title 36, United States Code, to grant a Federal charter to the Sons and Daughters of Pearl Harbor Survivors, and for other purposes.
H R 2867 To reform the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
H R 2868 To award a congressional gold medal to Michael Ellis DeBakey, M.D.
H R 2869 To direct the Secretary of the Interior to sell certain public lands subject to mining operations in Eureka, Lander, White Pine, Elko, and Humboldt Counties, Nevada, for the reclamation of abandoned mines in Nevada, to promote and enhance economic development, education, and local government revenues, and for other purposes.
H R 2870 To protect day laborers from unfair labor practices.
H R 2871 To establish a National Drought Council within the Department of Agriculture, to improve national drought preparedness, mitigation, and response efforts, and for other purposes.
H R 2872 To make Federal law apply to antique firearms in the same way it applies to other firearms.
H R 2873 To amend the Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act of 1994 to prevent the abuse of inhalants through programs under that Act, and for other purposes.
H R 2874 To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide improved prescription drug benefits for veterans.
H R 2875 To establish procedures for consideration of applications for award of the Purple Heart medal to veterans who were held as prisoners of war before April 25, 1962.
H R 2876 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow individuals a refundable credit for amounts paid for products and counseling designed to assist individuals to cease using tobacco products.
H R 2877 To provide for the revocation of certain exclusions from the safeguard measures imposed by the President on imports of certain steel products.
H R 2878 To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to improve Federal response efforts after a terrorist strike or other major disaster affecting homeland security, and for other purposes.
H R 2879 To repeal the Bipartisan Trade Promotion Authority Act of 2002.
H R 2880 To support the establishment or expansion and operation of programs using a network of public and private community entities to provide mentoring for children in foster care.
H R 2881 To reauthorize the Emergency Steel Loan Guarantee Act of 1999, and for other purposes.
H R 2882 To reduce traffic congestion, promote economic development, and improve the quality of life in the metropolitan Washington region.
H R 2883 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a refundable long-term care tax credit, and to provide for programs within the Department of Health and Human Services and Department of Veterans Affairs for patients with fatal chronic illness.
H R 2884 To provide dollars to the classroom.
H R 2885 To prohibit the distribution of peer-to-peer file trading software in interstate commerce.
H R 2886 To amend title 31, United States Code, to improve the financial accountability requirements applicable to the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes.
H R 2887 To provide for naturalization through service in a combat zone designated in connection with Operation Iraqi Freedom, and for other purposes.
H R 2888 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to deny employers a deduction for payments of excessive compensation.
H R 2889 To direct the Secretary of Commerce to conduct a study of existing and new fishery observer data to effectively map migratory patterns, delineate wintering areas and feeding grounds of Atlantic Striped Bass in the Mid-Atlantic exclusive economic zone, and for other purposes.
H R 2890 To protect the public's ability to fish for sport, and for other purposes.
H R 2891 To make COBRA continuing coverage more affordable for laid-off American workers.
H R 2892 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide for student loan forgiveness to encourage individuals to become and remain school administrators in low income areas.
H R 2893 To direct the Secretary of Transportation to permit Federal participation in construction projects for the Mackinac Bridge Authority, Michigan.
H R 2894 To establish the Theodore Roosevelt National Wildlife Refuge and the Holt Collier Wildlife Interpretation and Education Center.
H R 2895 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend bonus depreciation for 2 years.
H R 2896 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to remove impediments in such Code and make our manufacturing, service, and high-technology businesses and workers more competitive and productive both at home and abroad.
H R 2897 To end homelessness in the United States.
H R 2898 To improve homeland security, public safety, and citizen activated emergency response capabilities through the use of enhanced 911 wireless services, and for other purposes.
H R 2899 To establish two new categories of nonimmigrant workers, and for other purposes.
H R 2900 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a 7-year recovery period for motorsports entertainment complexes.
H R 2901 To protect human health and the environment from the release of hazardous substances by acts of terrorism.
H R 2902 To establish the Corporate Subsidy Reform Commission to review inequitable Federal subsidies and make recommendations for termination, modification, or retention of such subsidies, and to state the sense of the Congress that the Congress should promptly consider legislation that would make the changes in law necessary to implement the recommendations.
H R 2903 To establish the Program Reform Commission to review unnecessary Federal programs and make recommendations for termination, modification, or retention of such programs, and to state the sense of the Congress that the Congress should promptly consider legislation that would make the changes in law necessary to implement the recommendations.
H R 2904 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve the provision of items and services provided to Medicare beneficiaries residing in rural areas.
H R 2905 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to recognize the services of respiratory therapists under the plan of care for home health services.
H R 2906 To clarify that federally licensed firerarms dealers may transfer firearms to other federally licensed firearms dealers at places other than the business premises specified on the license of the transferor dealer.
H R 2907 To provide for a land exchange in the State of Arizona between the Secretary of Agriculture and Yavapai Ranch Limited Partnership.
H R 2908 To establish the position of Under Secretary of Commerce for Manufacturing and Technology, require the establishment of a research and implementation program on manufacturing, and promote manufacturing education.
H R 2909 To ensure the continued availability of the Utah Test and Training Range to support the readiness and training needs of the Armed Forces.
H R 2910 To amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, and the Labor Management Relations Act, 1947 to provide special rules for Teamster plans relating to termination and funding.
H R 2911 To direct the Consumer Product Safety Commission to promulgate a consumer product safety standard under section 7(a) of the Consumer Product Safety Act for each durable infant or toddler product, and for other purposes.
H R 2912 To reaffirm the inherent sovereign rights of the Osage Tribe to determine its membership and form of government.
H R 2913 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 regarding distance education, and for other purposes.
H R 2914 To amend title 49, United States Code, to provide for the establishment of a flexibility incentive grant program.
H R 2915 To provide for a National Health Information Infrastructure and data and communication standards for health Information system interoperability.
H R 2916 To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, the Federal Meat Inspection Act, and the Poultry Products Inspection Act to require that food that contains a genetically engineered material, or that is produced with a genetically engineered material, be labeled accordingly.
H R 2917 To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to the safety of genetically engineered foods, and for other purposes.
H R 2918 To provide additional protections for farmers and ranchers that may be harmed economically by genetically engineered seeds, plants, or animals, to ensure fairness for farmers and ranchers in their dealings with biotech companies that sell genetically engineered seeds, plants, or animals, and for other purposes.
H R 2919 To assign liability for injury caused by genetically engineered organisms.
H R 2920 To ensure that efforts to address world hunger through the use of genetically engineered animals and crops actually help developing countries and peoples while protecting human health and the environment, and for other purposes.
H R 2921 To prohibit the open-air cultivation of genetically engineered pharmaceutical and industrial crops, to prohibit the use of common human food or animal feed as the host plant for a genetically engineered pharmaceutical or industrial chemical, to establish a tracking system to regulate the growing, handling, transportation, and disposal of pharmaceutical and industrial crops and their byproducts to prevent human, animal, and general environmental exposure to genetically engineered pharmaceutical and industrial crops and their byproducts, and for other purposes.
H R 2922 To amend the Small Business Act to provide additional grants to small business development centers located in high unemployment districts.
H R 2923 To amend title 23, United States Code, to require periodic testing of the competency of drivers over age 79, and for other purposes.
H R 2924 To amend title 49, United States Code, to enhance competition among and between rail carriers in order to ensure efficient rail service and reasonable rail rates, and for other purposes.
H R 2925 To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study of the suitability and feasibility of establishing the Northeastern North Carolina Heritage Area in North Carolina, and for other purposes.
H R 2926 To provide for interagency planning for preparing for, defending against, and responding to the consequences of terrorist attacks against the Yucca Mountain Project, and for other purposes.
H R 2927 To amend title 23, United States Code, to provide grants and technical assistance to restore orphan highways.
H R 2928 To amend title 49, United States Code, relating to improved consumer protection regulation of the household goods transportation industry, and for other purposes.
H R 2929 To protect users of the Internet from unknowing transmission of their personally identifiable information through spyware programs, and for other purposes.
H R 2930 To authorize the disinterment from the American Ardennes Cemetery at Neuville-en-Condroz, Belgium of the remains of Sergeant Roaul R. Prieto, who died in combat in April 1945, and to authorize the transfer of his remains to his next of kin.
H R 2931 To provide for the expansion of human clinical trials qualifying for the orphan drug credit.
H R 2932 To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to preserve the effectiveness of medically important antibiotics used in the treatment of human and animal diseases.
H R 2933 To amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to reform the process for designating critical habitat under that Act.
H R 2934 To increase criminal penalties relating to terrorist murders, deny Federal benefits to terrorists, and for other purposes.
H R 2935 To provide fairness in voter participation.
H R 2936 To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to the sale or trade of prescription drugs that were knowingly caused to be adulterated or misbranded, and for other purposes.
H R 2937 To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 48 South Broadway in Nyack, New York, as the "John G. Dow Post Office Building".
H R 2938 To amend title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930 to provide that the provisions relating to countervailing duties apply to nonmarket economy countries.
H R 2939 To strengthen and enhance the prevention and prosecution of crimes using weapons of mass destruction, and for other purposes.
H R 2940 To amend titles 23 and 49, United States Code, to promote the integration of local land use planning and transportation planning.
H R 2941 To correct the south boundary of the Colorado River Indian Reservation in Arizona, and for other purposes.
H R 2942 To establish a national clearinghouse for information on incidents of environmental terrorism and to establish a program to reduce environmental terrorism.
H R 2943 To waive, for grants awarded in fiscal years 2004 and 2005, certain restrictions on the hiring or rehiring of career law enforcement officers under the COPS grant program under Part Q of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968, and for other purposes.
H R 2944 To amend title 10, United States Code, to provide for forgiveness of certain overpayments of retired pay paid to deceased retired members of the Armed Forces following death.
H R 2945 To condition the implementation of assessment procedures in connection with the Head Start National Reporting System on Child Outcomes, and for other purposes.
H R 2946 To combat illegal gun trafficking, and for other purposes.
H R 2947 To establish a demonstration grant program to assist States in providing subsidies for group health insurance premiums for low-income, Medicaid-eligible individuals.
H R 2948 To direct the Comptroller General to enter into arrangements with the National Academy of Sciences and the Librarian of Congress for conducting a study on the feasibility and costs of implementing an emergency electronic communications system for Congress to ensure the continuity of the operations of Congress during an emergency, and for other purposes.
H R 2949 To regulate international marriage broker activity in the United States, to provide for certain protections for individuals who utilize the services of international marriage brokers, and for other purposes.
H R 2950 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce the rate of tax on distilled spirits to its pre-1985 level.
H R 2951 To prohibit the operation of nuclear power plants unless there exists a State and county certified radiological emergency response plan.
H R 2952 To prohibit the application of certain restrictive eligibility requirements to foreign nongovernmental organizations with respect to the provision of assistance under part I of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961.
H R 2953 To authorize the Secretary of Education to make grants to educational organizations to carry out educational programs about the Holocaust.
H R 2954 To ensure that the courts of the United States may provide an impartial forum for claims brought by United States citizens and others against any railroad organized as a separate legal entity, arising from the deportation of United States citizens and others to Nazi concentration camps on trains owned or operated by such railroad, and by the heirs and survivors of such persons.
H R 2955 To establish the Rio Grande Outstanding Natural Area in the State of Colorado, and for other purposes.
H R 2956 To begin the process of simplifying the Federal student financial aid process, making it easier and more understandable for students and families to participate in Federal student financial aid programs.
H R 2957 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax on telephone and other communications services.
H R 2958 To amend title 31, United States Code, to allow certain State and local tax debt to be collected through the reduction of Federal tax refunds.
H R 2959 To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to include podiatrists as physicians for purposes of covering physicians services under the Medicaid Program.
H R 2960 To amend the Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and Facilities Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to participate in the Brownsville Public Utility Board water recycling and desalinization project.
H R 2961 To provide mortgage assistance to firefighters.
H R 2962 To prevent the abuse of the illegal drug commonly called ecstasy.
H R 2963 To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide for portal-to-portal compensation for wildland firefighters, and for other purposes.
H R 2964 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a tax incentive for land sales for conservation purposes.
H R 2965 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to transfer all excise taxes imposed on alcohol fuels to the Highway Trust Fund, and for other purposes.
H R 2966 To preserve the use and access of pack and saddle stock animals on public lands, including wilderness areas, national monuments, and other specifically designated areas, administered by the National Park Service, the Bureau of Land Management, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, or the Forest Service where there is a historical tradition of such use, and for other purposes.
H R 2967 To amend title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to provide standards and procedures to guide both State and local law enforcement agencies and law enforcement officers during internal investigations, interrogation of law enforcement officers, and administrative disciplinary hearings, to ensure accountability of law enforcement officers, to guarantee the due process rights of law enforcement officers, and to require States to enact law enforcement discipline, accountability, and due process laws.
H R 2968 To permit biomedical research corporations to engage in certain equity financings without incurring limitations on net operating loss carryforwards and certain built-in losses, and for other purposes.
H R 2969 To provide for the establishment of the United States Employee Ownership Bank, and for other purposes.
H R 2970 To authorize the disinterment from the Lorraine American Cemetery in St. Avold, France, of the remains of Private First Class Alfred J. Laitres, of Island Pond, Vermont, who died in combat in France on December 25, 1944, and to authorize the transfer of his remains to the custody of his next of kin.
H R 2971 To amend the Social Security Act to enhance Social Security account number privacy protections, to prevent fraudulent misuse of the Social Security account number, and to otherwise enhance protection against identity theft, and for other purposes.
H R 2972 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide incentives for rural development, and for other purposes.
H R 2973 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a business credit against income for the purchase of fishing safety equipment.
H R 2974 To prohibit the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of Homeland Security from purchasing equipment containing electronic components that are not manufactured in the United States.
H R 2975 To amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify the applicability of the prohibition on assignment of veterans benefits to agreements regarding future receipt of compensation, pension, or dependency and indemnity compensation, and for other purposes.
H R 2976 To direct the Secretary of Agriculture to transfer certain land within the Ottawa National Forest to the Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians, and for other purposes.
H R 2977 To amend title 23, United States Code, to provide for the installation of baby changing stations at public rest areas along Federal-aid highways.
H R 2978 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an exclusion for gain from the sale of farmland to encourage the continued use of the property for farming, and for other purposes.
H R 2979 To amend the Social Security Act to provide grants and flexibility through demonstration projects for States to provide universal, comprehensive, cost-effective systems of health care coverage, with simplified administration.
H R 2980 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for reimbursement of certified midwife services and to provide for more equitable reimbursement rates for certified nurse-midwife services.
H R 2981 To provide for reform of management of Indian trust funds and assets under the jurisdiction of the Department of the Interior, and for other purposes.
H R 2982 To amend the Flood Control Act of 1948 with respect to the Middle Rio Grande Project to authorize programs for water conservation, and for other purposes.
H R 2983 To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the eligibility of Indian tribal organizations for grants for the establishment of veterans cemeteries on trust lands.
H R 2984 To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act to remove the requirement that processors be members of an agency administering a marketing order applicable to pears.
H R 2985 To direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to conduct a review of the proposed project for construction of a remote passenger check-in facility at Los Angeles International Airport, and for other purposes.
H R 2986 To provide for the expansion and coordination of activities of the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention with respect to research and programs on cancer survivorship, and for other purposes.
H R 2987 To amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to improve the nutrition of students served under child nutrition programs.
H R 2988 For the relief of Silvia Lorenia Parra.
H R 2989 Making appropriations for the Departments of Transportation and Treasury, and independent agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2004, and for other purposes.
H R 2990 To establish a Commission to Educate our Nation's Teachers and Students on Financial Literacy Skills.
H R 2991 To amend the Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and Facilities Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to participate in the Inland Empire regional recycling project and in the Cucamonga County Water District recycling project.
H R 2992 To modify the calculation of back pay for persons who were approved for promotion as members of the Navy and Marine Corps while interned as prisoners of war during World War II to take into account changes in the Consumer Price Index.
H R 2993 To provide for a circulating quarter dollar coin program to honor the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the United States Virgin Islands, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and for other purposes.
H R 2994 To amend the Small Business Act to prohibit the Administrator of the Small Business Administration from selling loans made by the Administrator under the disaster loan program.
H R 2995 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).
H R 2996 To amend the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to require that certain technical medical employees of the Indian Health Service be compensated for time during which they are required to be on-call.
H R 2997 To amend subchapter III of chapter 83 of title 5, United States Code, to make service performed as an employee of a nonappropriated fund instrumentality after 1965 and before 1987 creditable for retirement purposes.
H R 2998 To amend title 10, United States Code, to provide permanent authority for the exemption for certain members of the uniformed services from an otherwise-applicable requirement for the payment of subsistence charges while hospitalized.
H R 2999 To ensure by law the ability of the military service academies to include the offering of a voluntary, nondenominational prayer as an element of their activities.
H R 3000 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 3001 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.
H R 3002 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to suspend the tax exempt status of designated foreign terrorist groups, and for other purposes.
H R 3003 To amend title 11, United States Code, to establish a priority for the payment of claims for duties paid to the United States by licensed customs brokers and sureties on behalf of a debtor.
H R 3004 To improve the reliability of the Nation's electric transmission system.
H R 3005 To amend title IV of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to improve disclosure of the funding status of single-employer pension plans.
H R 3006 To improve the safety of houseboat generator exhaust systems.
H R 3007 To assist States in establishing a universal prekindergarten program to ensure that all children 3, 4, and 5 years old have access to a high-quality full-day, full-calendar-year prekindergarten education.
H R 3008 To direct the Secretary of Education to establish a competitive demonstration grant program to provide funds for local educational agencies to experiment with ways to alleviate the substitute teacher shortage, and for other purposes.
H R 3009 To posthumously award a Congressional gold medal to Celia Cruz.
H R 3010 To provide for the payment or reimbursement by the Federal Government of special unemployment assistance paid by States to individuals participating in qualified worker training programs, and for other purposes.
H R 3011 To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 135 East Olive Avenue in Burbank, California, as the "Bob Hope Post Office Building".
H R 3012 To redesignate the facility of the United States Postal Service, located at 315 Empire Boulevard in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, New York, as the "James E. Davis Post Office Building".
H R 3013 To require the Secretary of Homeland Security to conduct a public hearing before establishing or relocating any Quick Response Team that works with State and local law enforcement officers to take illegal and criminal aliens into custody and remove them from the United States.
H R 3014 To amend the Public Health Service Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, chapter 89 of title 5, United States Code, and title 10, United States Code, to require coverage for the treatment of infertility.
H R 3015 To provide for the establishment of a controlled substance monitoring program in each State.
H R 3016 To combat terrorism financing, and for other purposes.
H R 3017 To amend title 49, United States Code, to clarify certain Buy America provisions.
H R 3018 To amend title 10, United States Code, to permit members of the Selected Reserve the use of Reserve Montgomery GI Bill education benefits for payment for licensing or certification tests.