Bills Sponsored by Mark Souder in Session 107

Bill NumberBill Title
H R 1370 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 2420 To require the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a theme study on the peopling of America, and for other purposes.
H R 3502 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the standard mileage rates during 2001 for certain deductions for use of a passenger automobile to 50 cents per mile.
H R 3599 To promote charitable giving, and for other purposes.

Bills Co-sponsored by Mark Souder in Session 107

Bill NumberBill Title
H Con Res 117 Expressing sympathy to the family, friends, and co-workers of Veronica "Roni" Bowers and Charity Bowers.
H Con Res 135 Expressing the sense of the Congress welcoming President Chen Shui-bian of Taiwan to the United States.
H Con Res 139 Welcoming His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, on his visit to the United States and commemorating the 1700th anniversary of the acceptance of Christianity in Armenia.
H Con Res 145 Condemning the recent order by the Taliban regime of Afghanistan to require Hindus in Afghanistan to wear symbols identifying them as Hindu.
H Con Res 162 Expressing the sense of the Congress regarding oil and gas pipeline routes in the South Caucasus.
H Con Res 170 Encouraging corporations to contribute to faith-based organizations.
H Con Res 178 Concerning persecution of Montagnard peoples in Vietnam.
H Con Res 184 Providing for a National Day of Reconciliation.
H Con Res 194 Expressing the sense of Congress to encourage full participation in the Asian Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum.
H Con Res 204 Expressing the sense of Congress regarding the establishment of National Character Counts Week.
H Con Res 211 Commending Daw Aung San Suu Kyi on the 10th anniversary of her receiving the Nobel Peace Prize and expressing the sense of the Congress with respect to the Government of Burma.
H Con Res 219 Expressing the sense of Congress regarding United States policy toward Taiwan's membership in international organizations.
H Con Res 222 Expressing the sense of Congress regarding the inherent right of self-defense.
H Con Res 232 Expressing the sense of the Congress in honoring the crew and passengers of United Airlines Flight 93.
H Con Res 233 Expressing the profound sorrow of the Congress for the death and injuries suffered by first responders as they endeavored to save innocent people in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on September 11, 2001.
H Con Res 280 Expressing solidarity with Israel in the fight against terrorism.
H Con Res 297 Recognizing the historical significance of 100 years of Korean immigration to the United States.
H Con Res 31 Expressing the sense of the Congress regarding the importance of organ, tissue, bone marrow, and blood donation and supporting National Donor Day.
H Con Res 315 To require the display of the Ten Commandments in the chambers of the House of Representatives and the Senate.
H Con Res 316 Expressing the sense of the Congress that government policy should seek to reduce the financial penalties against marriage within the welfare system, and should support married couples in forming and sustaining healthy, loving, and productive marriages.
H Con Res 33 Recognizing the Boy Scouts of America for the public service it performs through its contributions to the lives of the Nation's boys and young men.
H Con Res 345 Expressing the sense of the Congress that the Orthodox Theological School of Halki in the Republic of Turkey be reopened in order to promote religious freedom.
H Con Res 362 Encouraging employers who employ members of the National Guard and Reserve components of the Armed Forces to provide a pay differential benefit and an extension of employee benefits to such members while they serve on active duty, and commending employers who already provide such benefits.
H Con Res 367 Honoring the life and work of Susan B. Anthony.
H Con Res 37 Expressing the sense of Congress with respect to promoting coverage of individuals under long-term care insurance.
H Con Res 386 Supporting a National Charter Schools Week, and for other purposes.
H Con Res 406 Honoring and commending the Lao Veterans of America, Laotian and Hmong veterans of the Vietnam War, and their families, for their historic contributions to the United States.
H Con Res 430 Expressing the sense of Congress with respect to the Pledge of Allegiance.
H Con Res 443 Expressing the sense of Congress supporting the 2002 World Basketball Championship and welcoming the 16 national teams competing.
H Con Res 445 Expressing the sense of Congress supporting vigorous enforcement of the Federal obscenity laws.
H Con Res 447 Expressing the sense of the Congress regarding the Chinese Government's oppression of Falun Gong in the United States and in the People's Republic of China.
H Con Res 45 Expressing the sense of the Congress regarding housing affordability and ensuring a competitive North American market for softwood lumber.
H Con Res 454 Expressing the sense of Congress regarding housing affordability and urging fair and expeditious review by international trade tribunals to ensure a competitive North American market for softwood lumber.
H Con Res 466 Recognizing the significance of bread in American history, culture, and daily diet.
H Con Res 67 Expressing the sense of the Congress relating to the Taiwan Relations Act.
H Con Res 68 Condemning the Government of the People's Republic of China for its poor human rights record.
H Con Res 72 Expressing the sense of Congress regarding the employers of the members of the reserve components of the Armed Forces.
H Con Res 73 Expressing the sense of Congress that the 2008 Olympic Games should not be held in Beijing unless the Government of the People's Republic of China releases all political prisoners, ratifies the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, and observes internationally recognized human rights.
H J Res 102 Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to guarantee the right to recite the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
H J Res 106 Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States respecting real and virtual child pornography.
H J Res 108 Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to guarantee the right to use and recite the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag and the national motto.
H J Res 36 Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States authorizing the Congress to prohibit the physical desecration of the flag of the United States.
H J Res 41 Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States with respect to tax limitations.
H J Res 54 Recognizing the authority of public schools to allow students to exercise their constitutional rights by establishing a period of time for silent prayer or meditation or reflection, encouraging the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance, and refusing to discriminate against individuals or groups on account of their religious character or speech.
H J Res 6 Recognizing Commodore John Barry as the first flag officer of the United States Navy.
H J Res 62 Declaring a state of war between the United States and international terrorists and their sponsors.
H J Res 7 Recognizing the 90th birthday of Ronald Reagan.
H J Res 81
H J Res 82 Recognizing the 91st birthday of Ronald Reagan.
H J Res 83 Congratulating the United States Military Academy at West Point on its bicentennial anniversary, and commending its outstanding contributions to the Nation.
H J Res 91 Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to protect the rights of crime victims.
H J Res 96 Proposing a tax limitation amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
H R 10 An Act to modernize the financing of the railroad retirement system and to provide enhanced benefits to employees and beneficiaries.
H R 1003 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the maximum amount of wages that a farmer can pay for agricultural labor without being subject to the Federal unemployment tax on that labor to reflect inflation since the unemployment tax was first established, and to provide for an annual inflation adjustment in such maximum amount of wages.
H R 1005 To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require that violent video programming is limited to broadcast after the hours when children are reasonably likely to comprise a substantial portion of the audience, unless it is specifically rated on the basis of its violent content so that it is blockable by electronic means specifically on the basis of that content.
H R 1007 To limit access to body armor by violent felons and to facilitate the donation of Federal surplus body armor to State and local law enforcement agencies.
H R 1008 To prohibit the Secretary of Transportation and the Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Administration from taking action to finalize, implement, or enforce a rule related to the hours of service of drivers for motor carriers, and for other purposes.
H R 1013 To promote recreation on Federal lakes, to require Federal agencies responsible for managing Federal lakes to pursue strategies for enhancing recreational experiences of the public, and for other purposes.
H R 1018 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for economic growth by providing tax relief.
H R 1019 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to increase the penalties imposed for making or accepting contributions in the name of another and to prohibit foreign nationals from making any campaign-related disbursements.
H R 1021 To require the Secretary of the Treasury to redesign Federal reserve notes of all denominations 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 Articles of Amendment, on the reverse side of such currency.
H R 1029 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 1030 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a shorter recovery period for the depreciation of certain leasehold improvements.
H R 1037 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax relief for small businesses, and for other purposes.
H R 1073 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 1087 To prohibit United States assistance for the Palestinian Authority and for programs, projects, and activities in the West Bank and Gaza.
H R 1093 To provide for grants to assist value-added agricultural businesses.
H R 1094 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit against income tax for investment by farmers in value-added agricultural property.
H R 1109 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 1110 To prohibit high school and college sports gambling in all States including States where such gambling was permitted prior to 1991.
H R 1140 To modernize the financing of the railroad retirement system and to provide enhanced benefits to employees and beneficiaries.
H R 1143 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 1163 To limit the use of Federal funds appropriated for conducting testing in elementary or secondary schools to testing that meets certain conditions, and for other purposes.
H R 1172 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a credit against income tax to individuals who rehabilitate historic homes or who are the first purchasers of rehabilitated historic homes for use as a principal residence.
H R 1184 To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
H R 1194 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 12 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the limitation on contributions to individual retirement accounts.
H R 1202 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of annual screening pap smears and screening pelvic exams under the Medicare Program.
H R 1213 To impose certain limitations on the receipt of out-of-State municipal solid waste, and for other purposes.
H R 122 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the 1993 income tax increase on Social Security benefits.
H R 1220 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to encourage a strong community-based banking system.
H R 123 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 1265 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the transportation fringe benefit to bicycle commuters.
H R 1271 To assist the internal opposition in Cuba, and to further help the Cuban people to regain their freedom.
H R 1273 To amend the Revised Statutes of the United States to eliminate the chilling effect on the constitutionally protected expression of religion by State and local officials that results from the threat that potential litigants may seek damages and attorney's fees.
H R 1291 A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to modify and improve authorities relating to education benefits, burial benefits, and vocational rehabilitation benefits for veterans, to modify certain authorities relating to the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, and for other purposes.
H R 1304 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit against income tax for recycling or remanufacturing equipment.
H R 1305 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce the tax on beer to its pre-1991 level.
H R 1308 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow tax-free expenditures from education individual retirement accounts for elementary and secondary school expenses, to increase the maximum annual amount of contributions to such accounts, and for other purposes.
H R 1353 To amend the Public Health Service Act and titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to sustain access to vital emergency medical services in rural areas.
H R 1354 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide enhanced reimbursement for, and expanded capacity to, mammography services under the Medicare Program, and for other purposes.
H R 1368 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 1375 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to adjust the labor costs relating to items and services furnished in a geographically reclassified hospital for which reimbursement under the Medicare Program is provided on a prospective basis.
H R 1377 To ensure that military personnel do not lose the right to cast votes in elections in their domicile as a result of their service away from the domicile, to amend the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act to extend the voter registration and absentee ballot protections for absent uniformed services personnel under such Act to State and local elections, and for other purposes.
H R 1388 To authorize funding for the National 4-H Program Centennial Initiative.
H R 1401 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 1433 To authorize the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to make grants to assist States, tribal governments, and Native Hawaiian organizations in their efforts to develop or update land use planning legislation in order to promote more environmentally compatible and effective urban development, improved quality of life, regionalism, sustainable economic development, and environmental stewardship, and for other purposes.
H R 1436 To amend the Public Health Service Act, titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 with respect to alleviating the nursing profession shortage, and for other purposes.
H R 1454 To prohibit the importation of bidi cigarettes.
H R 1460 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 1464 To amend title II of the Social Security Act to provide that a monthly insurance benefit thereunder shall be paid for the month in which the recipient dies, subject to a reduction of 50 percent if the recipient dies during the first 15 days of such month, and for other purposes.
H R 1466 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 1479 To amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to eliminate certain regulation of plumbing supplies.
H R 1510 To establish a demonstration project to waive certain nurse aide training requirements for specially trained individuals who perform certain specific tasks in nursing facilities participating in the Medicare or Medicaid Programs, and to conditionally authorize the use of resident assistants in such nursing facilities.
H R 1511 To amend title 10, United States Code, to eliminate the requirement that covered beneficiaries under chapter 55 of such title obtain a nonavailability-of-health-care statement with respect to obstetrics and gynecological care related to a pregnancy.
H R 1521 To amend the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to provide for sequestration of Federal spending in excess of 18 percent of gross domestic product.
H R 1524 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand the availability of Archer medical savings accounts.
H R 1527 To provide funding flexibility to States and local educational agencies with respect to programs to provide special education and related services to children with disabilities.
H R 1533 To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to provide additional protections to victims of rape.
H R 1577 To amend title 18, United States Code, to require Federal Prison Industries to compete for its contracts minimizing its unfair competition with non-inmate workers and the firms that employ them and increasing the likelihood that Federal agencies get the best value for taxpayers dollars, to require that Federal Prison Industries fully and timely perform its Government contracts by empowering Federal contracting officers with the contract administration tools generally available to assure full and timely performance of other Government contracts, to enhance the opportunities for effective public participation in decisions to expand the activities of Federal Prison Industries, to provide to Federal agencies temporary preferential contract award authority to ease the transition of Federal Prison Industries to obtaining inmate work opportunites through other than its mandatory source status, to provide additional work opportunities for Federal inmates by authorizing Federal Prison Industries to provide inmate workers to nonprofit entities with protections against commercial activities, and for other purposes.
H R 1583 To designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 121 West Spring Street in New Albany, Indiana, as the "Lee H. Hamilton Federal Building and United States Courthouse".
H R 1584 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require that each employer show on the W-2 form of each employee the employer's share of taxes for old-age, survivors, and disability insurance and for hospital insurance for the employee as well as the total amount of such taxes for such employee.
H R 1596 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a special rule for members of the uniformed services and the Foreign Service, and other employees, in determining the exclusion of gain from the sale of a principal residence.
H R 1609 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.
H R 1617 To promote youth entrepreneurship education.
H R 1624 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage under the Medicare Program of all oral anticancer drugs.
H R 1632 To provide for the compensation of the people and Government of the United States who suffered damages as a result of the attack on, and occupation of, Kuwait by Iraq in 1990.
H R 1644 To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit human cloning.
H R 1655 To amend title 18, United States Code, to punish the placing of sexual explicit photographs on the Internet without the permission of the persons photographed.
H R 1668 To authorize the Adams Memorial Foundation to establish a commemorative work on Federal land in the District of Columbia and its environs to honor former President John Adams and his legacy.
H R 168 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow individuals an exclusion from gross income for certain amounts of capital gains distributions from regulated investment companies.
H R 1681 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 1688 To direct the Secretary of the Treasury to instruct the United States Executive Director at the International Monetary Fund to oppose any new loan by the International Monetary Fund to any country that is acting to restrict oil production to the detriment of the United States economy, except in emergency circumstances.
H R 1692 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to simplify and make more equitable the tax treatment of Settlement Trusts established pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.
H R 1699 To authorize appropriations for the Coast Guard for fiscal year 2002.
H R 1700 To establish an international food for education and infant and child nutrition program to be carried out under section 416(b) of the Agricultural Act of 1949.
H R 1718 To establish the National Museum of African American History and Culture within the Smithsonian Institution.
H R 1731 To amend title II of the Social Security Act to eliminate the earnings test for individuals who have attained age 62.
H R 1745 To provide that all American citizens living abroad shall (for purposes of the apportionment of Representatives in Congress among the several States and for other purposes) be included in future decennial censuses of population, and for other purposes.
H R 175 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 1760 To authorize emergency disaster assistance for recovery from the earthquakes of January and February 2001 in the Republic of India and the Republic of El Salvador, and for other purposes.
H R 1773 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit against income tax for the purchase of a principal residence by a first-time homebuyer.
H R 1774 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 1786 To impose tariff-rate quotas on certain casein and milk protein concentrates.
H R 179 To restore health care coverage to retired members of the uniformed services.
H R 1795 To require the imposition of sanctions with respect to the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) or the Palestinian Authority if the President determines that these entities have not complied with certain commitments made by the entities, and for other purposes.
H R 1805 To provide small businesses certain protections from litigation excesses and to limit the product liability of nonmanufacturer product sellers.
H R 1811 To provide permanent funding for the payment in lieu of taxes program, and for other purposes.
H R 187 To enhance the services provided by the Environmental Protection Agency to small communities that are attempting to comply with national, State, and local environmental regulations.
H R 1882 To establish the Cultural Heritage Assistance Partnership Program in the Department of the Interior, and for other purposes.
H R 1890 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 19 To nullify the effect of certain provisions of various Executive orders.
H R 1908 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify the exemption from tax for small property and casualty insurance companies.
H R 1919 To remove civil liability barriers surrounding donating fire equipment to volunteer fire companies.
H R 1923 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for Start-up Success Accounts.
H R 1931 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to treat spaceports like airports under the exempt facility bond rules.
H R 1935 To amend title 10, United States Code, to provide for a Korea Defense Service Medal to be issued to members of the Armed Forces who participated in operations in Korea after the end of the Korean War.
H R 1950 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 1954 To extend the authorities of the Iran and Libya Sanctions Act of 1996 until 2006, and for other purposes.
H R 1966 To establish certain uniform legal principles of liability with respect to manufacturers of products.
H R 1972 To provide for the creation of an additional category of laborers or mechanics known as helpers under the Davis-Bacon Act.
H R 1975 To modify the deadline for initial compliance with the standards and implementation specifications promulgated under section 1173 of the Social Security Act, and for other purposes.
H R 1983 To amend title 10, United States Code, to revise the rules relating to the court-ordered apportionment of the retired pay of members of the Armed Forces to former spouses, and for other purposes.
H R 1984 To reaffirm English as the official language of the United States, to establish an uniform English language rule for naturalization,and to avoid misconstructions 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 an uniform Rule of Naturalization under Article I, Section 8, of the Constitution.
H R 2018 To authorize States to use funds provided under the program of block grants to States for temporary assistance for needy families to support infant safe haven programs.
H R 2022 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide assistance to first-time homebuyers.
H R 2036 To amend the Social Security Act to enhance privacy protections for individuals, to prevent fraudulent misuse of the Social Security account number, and for other purposes.
H R 2037 To amend the Act establishing the Department of Commerce to protect manufacturers and sellers in the firearms and ammunition industry from restrictions on interstate or foreign commerce.
H R 2041 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income gain from the sale of securities which are used to pay for higher education expenses.
H R 2043 To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2719 South Webster Street in Kokomo, Indiana, as the "Elwood Haynes 'Bud' Hillis Post Office Building".
H R 2055 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 2081 To amend the Agricultural Market Transition Act to convert the price support program for sugarcane and sugar beets into a system of solely recourse loans, to gradually reduce the level of price support available for sugarcane and sugar beets, and to eliminate of the program after the 2004 crops of sugarcane and sugar beets.
H R 2096 To provide for a National Stem Cell Donor Bank regarding qualifying human stem cells, and for the conduct and support of research using such cells.
H R 2098 To require the Attorney General to establish an office in the Department of Justice to monitor acts of international terrorism alleged to have been committed by Palestinian individuals or individuals acting on behalf of Palestinian organizations and to carry out certain other related activities.
H R 2114 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 2117 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 2122 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to require candidates for election to the House of Representatives or Senate to raise not less than 50 percent of the contributions made with respect to the election from individuals who reside in the State the candidate seeks to represent.
H R 2125 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 2133 To establish a commission for the purpose of encouraging and providing for the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education.
H R 2147 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 2160 To provide for the establishment of individual development accounts.
H R 2164 To amend the Agricultural Market Transition Act to gradually reduce the loan rate for peanuts, to repeal peanut quotas for the 2004 and subsequent crops, and to require the Secretary of Agriculture to purchase peanuts and peanut products for nutrition programs only at the world market price, and for other purposes.
H R 2175 To protect infants who are born alive.
H R 2179 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a refundable credit for expenditures for renewable energy property.
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 2200 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 2211 To prohibit the importation of any article that is produced, manufactured, or grown in Burma.
H R 2212 To make the income tax rate reductions in the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 permanent.
H R 2235 To authorize the Secretary of Labor to establish voluntary protection programs.
H R 2252 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to increase the penalties imposed for making or accepting contributions in the name of another and to prohibit foreign nationals from making any campaign-related disbursements, and for other purposes.
H R 2293 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a temporary reduction in the maximum capital gains rate from 20 percent to 15 percent.
H R 2300 Providing for a National Day of Reconciliation.
H R 2327 To repeal the sunset of the provisions of the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001.
H R 2348 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 2357 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit churches and other houses of worship to engage in political campaigns.
H R 236 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax on telephone and other communication services.
H R 2362 To establish the Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary Commission.
H R 2368 To promote freedom and democracy in Viet Nam.
H R 2390 To prohibit the District of Columbia from using any funds to issue, implement, administer, or enforce any order invalidating the policy of the Boy Scouts of America regarding the employment or voluntary service of homosexual troop leaders.
H R 2410 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow the Hope Scholarship Credit to be used for elementary and secondary expenses.
H R 2416 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide incentives for the ownership and control of corporations by employees.
H R 2436 To provide secure energy supplies for the people of the United States, and for other purposes.
H R 2450 To authorize grants for the construction of memorials to honor men and women of the United States who were killed or disabled while serving as law enforcement or public safety officers.
H R 2484 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve outpatient vision services under part B of the Medicare Program.
H R 2492 To authorize the President to posthumously advance the late Admiral Raymond Ames Spruance to the grade of Fleet Admiral of the United States Navy.
H R 2566 To prohibit assistance from being provided to the Palestinian Authority or its instrumentalities unless the President certifies that no excavation of the Temple Mount in Israel is being conducted.
H R 257 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit against the income tax for educational expenses incurred in attending public or private (including religious) elementary and secondary schools and in homeschooling.
H R 2574 To provide for increased cooperation on extradition efforts between the United States and foreign governments, and for other purposes.
H R 2610 To amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of pregnancy-related assistance for targeted low-income pregnant women.
H R 2624 To authorize the Attorney General to make grants to honor, through permanent tributes, men and women of the United States who were killed or disabled while serving as law enforcement or public safety officers.
H R 2629 To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for research, information, and education with respect to blood cancer.
H R 2638 To amend title II of the Social Security Act to repeal the Government pension offset and windfall elimination provisions.
H R 2639 To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to permit certain youth to perform certain work with wood products.
H R 2643 To authorize the acquisition of additional lands for inclusion in the Fort Clatsop National Memorial in the State of Oregon, and for other purposes.
H R 2658 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude employer contributions to health care expenditure accounts from gross income, and to amend title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to clarify the applicability of such title to plans employing such accounts.
H R 2714 To terminate the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.
H R 2722 To implement effective measures to stop trade in conflict diamonds, and for other purposes.
H R 2723 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 2739 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 2002 in Geneva, Switzerland, and for other purposes.
H R 2749 To amend title 49, United States Code, improve pipeline safety and enhance community access to pipeline safety information.
H R 275 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the adjusted gross income limitations on itemized deductions, the personal exemption deduction, and the child tax credit and to repeal the alternative minimum tax on individuals.
H R 2753 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 2763 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 2800 To amend section 8(a) of the National Labor Relations Act.
H R 2805 To provide for research on, and services for individuals with, post-abortion depression and psychosis.
H R 2806 To direct the Secretary of the Interior to provide assistance for the maintenance of gravesites of former Presidents of the United States.
H R 2815 To designate the Federal building located at 10th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, in Washington, DC, as the "Robert F. Kennedy Department of Justice Building".
H R 2820 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.
H R 2833 To promote freedom and democracy in Viet Nam.
H R 2846 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide comparable unrelated business taxable income treatment to tax exempt organizations which hold interests in S corporations to the treatment as is provided to such organizations for interests held in partnerships.
H R 2874 To make grants to train sexual assault nurse examiners, law enforcement personnel, and first responders in the handling of sexual assault cases, to establish minimum standards for forensic evidence collection kits, to carry out DNA analyses of samples from crime scenes, and for other purposes.
H R 2895 To amend title 49, United States Code, to require that the screening of passengers and property on flights in air transportation be carried out by employees of the Federal Aviation Administration, to expand the Federal Air Marshal program of the Federal Aviation Administration, to establish requirements for carry-on baggage on flights in air transportation, and for other purposes.
H R 2906 To direct the Federal Aviation Administration to re-implement the sky marshal program within 30 days, and for other purposes.
H R 294 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 2941 To facilitate the provision of assistance by the Department of Housing and Urban Development for the cleanup and economic redevelopment of brownfields.
H R 2974 To provide for the protection of paleontological resources on Federal lands, to promote the systematic compilation of baseline paleontological resource data, science-based decisionmaking, and accurate public education, to provide for a unified management policy regarding paleontological resources on Federal lands, to promote legitimate public access to fossil resources on Federal lands, to encourage informed stewardship of the resources through educational, recreational, and scientific use of the paleontological resources on Federal lands, and for other purposes.
H R 298 To provide a further increase in the rates of military basic pay for members of the uniformed services for fiscal year 2001, and for other purposes.
H R 3006 To require assurances that certain family planning service projects and programs will provide pamphlets containing the contact information of adoption centers.
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 3054 To award congressional gold medals on behalf of government workers who responded to the attacks on the World Trade Center and perished and on behalf of people aboard United Airlines Flight 93 who helped resist the hijackers and caused the plane to crash.
H R 3077 To improve procedures with respect to the admission to, and departure from, the United States of aliens.
H R 31 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 3109 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 316 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a refundable credit for education expenses of children receiving or eligible to receive free or reduced price school meals.
H R 3215 To amend title 18, United States Code, to expand and modernize the prohibition against interstate gambling, and for other purposes.
H R 3244 To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the Spirit of America and to establish the Victims of September 11th Fund.
H R 3250 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 3259 To amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to authorize Federal agencies to promptly respond to emergencies involving the health and safety of persons, in the same manner as such authority is available under the Wilderness Act.
H R 330 To repeal the Federal estate and gift taxes and the tax on generation-skipping transfers.
H R 3319 To amend the Revised Statutes of the United States to limit the recovery of attorneys' fees in certain civil rights cases.
H R 3333 To amend title 4, United States Code, to declare English as the official language of the Government of the United States.
H R 3334 To designate the Richard J. Guadagno Headquarters and Visitors Center at Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge, California.
H R 3337 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 3351 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to specify the update for payments under the Medicare physician fee schedule for 2002 and to direct the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission to conduct a study on replacing the use of the sustainable growth rate as a factor in determining such update in subsequent years.
H R 3358 To provide mortgage assistance to firefighters.
H R 3363 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to authorize physical therapists to diagnose, evaluate, and treat Medicare beneficiaries without a requirement for a physician referral, and for other purposes.
H R 3424 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 3430 To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide improved benefits for veterans who are former prisoners of war.
H R 3437 To amend the Merchant Marine Act, 1936 to establish a program to ensure greater security for United States Seaports, and for other purposes.
H R 3439 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 3449 To revise the boundaries of the George Washington Birthplace National Monument, and for other purposes.
H R 3486 To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to clarify that Christmas tree farming is agriculture under that Act.
H R 3512 To authorize the President to award a gold medal on behalf of the Congress to the Comanche Code Talkers of World War II in recognition of their contributions to the Nation.
H R 356 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that a member of the uniformed services shall be treated as using a principal residence while away from home on qualified official extended duty in determining the exclusion of gain from the sale of such residence.
H R 3605 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 3624 To prohibit assistance to the Palestinian Authority and any instumentality of the Palestinian Authority.
H R 3659 To provide disadvantaged children with access to dental services.
H R 3661 To amend the National Housing Act to simplify the downpayment requirements for FHA mortgage insurance for single family homebuyers.
H R 368 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 3686 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 369 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a tax credit for elementary and secondary school teachers.
H R 3694 To provide for highway infrastructure investment at the guaranteed funding level contained in the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century.
H R 370 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 scholarships and for contributions of, and for, instructional materials and materials for extracurricular activities.
H R 3701 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 3713 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow penalty-free withdrawals from individual retirement plans for adoption expenses.
H R 3726 To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit video voyeurism in the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States.
H R 3777 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 3782 To respond to the illegal production, distribution, and use of methamphetamines in the United States, and for other purposes.
H R 3784 To reauthorize the Museum and Library Services Act, and for other purposes.
H R 3794 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.
H R 3798 To amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to require clear and convincing scientific data with respect to the designation of critical habitat of a species under that Act.
H R 3805 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 3831 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 3834 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare outpatient rehabilitation therapy caps.
H R 3895 To defend the Ten Commandments.
H R 3930 To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to authorize appropriations for State water pollution control revolving funds, and for other purposes.
H R 394 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 reserves, to allow a comparable credit for participating self-employed individuals, and to restore the pre-1986 status of deductions incurred in connection with services performed as a member of a Reserve component of the Armed Forces.
H R 3968 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 397 To conserve global bear populations by prohibiting the importation, exportation, and interstate trade of bear viscera and items, products, or substances containing or labeled or advertised as containing, bear viscera, and for other purposes.
H R 400 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to establish the Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home National Historic Site, and for other purposes.
H R 4001 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to decrease the floor for the deduction for medical care to two percent of adjusted gross income.
H R 4019 To provide that the marriage penalty relief provisions of the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 shall be permanent.
H R 4030 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 4103 To direct the Secretary of the Interior to transfer certain public lands in Natrona County, Wyoming, to the Corporation of the Presiding Bishop, and for other purposes.
H R 4152 To extend the tax benefits available with respect to services performed in a combat zone to services performed in response to the terrorist attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001.
H R 4156 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify that the parsonage allowance exclusion is limited to the fair rental value of the property.
H R 42 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce estate and gift tax rates, and for other purposes.
H R 428 Concerning the participation of Taiwan in the World Health Organization.
H R 448 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 4483 To halt Syrian support for terrorism, end its occupation of Lebanon, stop its development of weapons of mass destruction, cease its illegal importation of Iraqi oil, and by so doing hold Syria accountable for the serious international security problems it has caused in the Middle East, and for other purposes.
H R 454 To prohibit the use of, and provide for remediation of water contaminated by, methyl tertiary butyl ether.
H R 456 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to eliminate the marriage penalty in the income tax rates and standard deduction and to reduce individual income tax rates.
H R 4623 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 4636 To amend certain labor laws to ensure fairness.
H R 4658 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 4667 To protect children from exploitive child modeling, and for other purposes.
H R 4681 To establish the Fort Presque Isle National Historic Site in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
H R 4685 To amend title 31, United States Code, to expand the types of Federal agencies that are required to prepare audited financial statements.
H R 4691 To prohibit certain abortion-related discrimination in governmental activities.
H R 4693 To hold accountable the Palestine Liberation Organization and the Palestinian Authority, and for other purposes.
H R 4699 To establish appropriate procedures and sanctions to ensure that unpaid parking fines and penalties owed to New York City by foreign countries are paid.
H R 4714 To prohibit members of the Armed Forces in Saudi Arabia from being required or formally or informally compelled to wear the abaya garment, and for other purposes.
H R 4716 To terminate the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.
H R 4728 To provide assistance to train teachers of children with autism spectrum disorders, and for other purposes.
H R 475 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a deduction for amounts paid to any qualified State tuition program and to provide that distributions from such programs which are used to pay educational expenses shall not be includible in gross income.
H R 476 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 4763 To amend chapter 55 of title 5, United States Code, to exclude availability pay for criminal investigators from the limitation on premium pay; to modify levels of special pay adjustments for Federal law enforcement officers in certain cities, and for other purposes.
H R 4783 To authorize States under Federal health care grant-in-aid programs to require parental consent or notification for purpose of purchase of prescription drugs or devices for minors.
H R 4785 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 4786 To establish within the National Park Service the 225th Anniversary of the American Revolution Commemorative program, and for other purposes.
H R 4789 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the 1993 increase in taxes on Social Security benefits.
H R 4790 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the inclusion in gross income of Social Security benefits.
H R 4804 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 482 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 4839 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a credit for employers who allow their employees to participate in volunteer firefighter training.
H R 4843 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax incentives for the use of biodiesel as a fuel.
H R 4907 To amend chapter 71 of title 5, United States Code, to provide that the same annual reports which are currently being furnished by the Social Security Administration be required of all Government agencies which are authorized to grant official time to any of their employees, and for other purposes.
H R 4909 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow individuals a credit against income tax for medical expenses for dependents.
H R 494 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow all taxpayers a credit against income tax for up to $200 of charitable contributions.
H R 4956 To establish a National Commission on the Bicentennial of the Louisiana Purchase.
H R 4965 To prohibit the procedure commonly known as partial-birth abortion.
H R 4974 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 5005 To establish the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes.
H R 5017 To amend the Temporary Emergency Wildfire Suppression Act to facilitate the ability of the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to enter into reciprocal agreements with foreign countries for the sharing of personnel to fight wildfires.
H R 503 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 5033 To provide scholarships for District of Columbia elementary and secondary students, and for other purposes.
H R 5046 To provide for the use of private and appropriated funds for certain facilities related to Mesa Verde National Park.
H R 5064 To amend title 28, United States Code, with respect to the jurisdiction of Federal courts inferior to the Supreme Court over certain cases and controversies involving the Pledge of Allegiance.
H R 5085 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 513 To amend title 10, United States Code, to provide more equitable civil service retirement and retention provisions for National Guard technicians.
H R 5131 To ensure that requests or petitions for executive clemency are treated as lobbying contacts, and for other purposes.
H R 5159 To authorize States to regulate the receipt and disposal of out-of-State municipal solid waste.
H R 5165 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 5185 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 5192 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit for contributions for the benefit of elementary and secondary schools.
H R 5193 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a deduction to certain taxpayers for elementary and secondary education expenses.