You are on page 1of 36

Tuesday, February 15, 2005

Daily Digest
HIGHLIGHTS
Senate confirmed the nomination of Michael Chertoff, of New Jersey, to
be Secretary of Homeland Security.

Senate
Additional Cosponsors: Pages S1414–15
Chamber Action Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
Routine Proceedings, pages S1361–S1437 Pages S1415–35
Measures Introduced: Sixteen bills and two resolu- Additional Statements: Pages S1411–12
tions were introduced, as follows: S. 375–390, and
S. Con. Res. 12–13. Pages S1413–14 Authority for Committees to Meet: Page S1435

Measures Passed: Privilege of the Floor: Page S1435

Honoring the American Society of Mechanical Record Votes: One record vote was taken today.
Engineers: Senate agreed to S. Con. Res. 13, con- (Total—10) Page S1387
gratulating ASME on their 125th anniversary, cele- Adjournment: Senate convened at 9:45 a.m., and
brating the achievements of ASME members, and ex- adjourned at 5:45 p.m., until 9:30 a.m., on Wednes-
pressing the gratitude of the American people for day, February 16, 2005. (For Senate’s program, see
ASME’s contributions. Pages S1435–36 the remarks of Majority Leader in today’s Record on
Nomination: Senate continued consideration of the page S1436.)
nomination of Michael Chertoff, of New Jersey, to
be Secretary of Homeland Security. Committee Meetings
Pages S1369–87, S1437
(Committees not listed did not meet)
Nazi War Crimes Working Group Extension
Act—Agreement: A unanimous-consent-time agree- DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY BUDGET
ment was reached providing that at 11 a.m., on Committee on Armed Services: Committee concluded a
Wednesday, February 16, 2005, Senate begin consid- hearing to examine priorities and plans for the atom-
eration of S. 384, a bill to extend the existence of ic energy defense activities of the Department of En-
the Nazi War Crimes Working Group; that there be ergy (DOE) and to review the President’s budget re-
90 minutes of debate equally divided between the quest for fiscal year 2006 for atomic energy defense
Majority Leader, or his designee, and the Democratic activities of the Department of Energy and National
Leader, or his designee; that there be no amend- Nuclear Security Administration, focusing on the
ments in order, and that following the use, or yield- Administration’s priorities for nuclear weapons,
ing back of time, the Senate vote on final passage. threat reduction programs, and DOE’s environmental
Page S1436
clean-up program, after receiving testimony from
Nominations Received: Senate received the fol- Samuel W. Bodman, Secretary of Energy.
lowing nominations:
NOMINATIONS
Lester M. Crawford, of Maryland, to be Commis-
sioner of Food and Drugs, Department of Health and Committee on Armed Services: Committee concluded a
Human Services. hearing to examine the nominations of John Paul
1 Army nomination in the rank of general. Woodley, Jr., of Virginia, to be an Assistant Sec-
Routine lists in the Army. Pages S1436–37
retary of the Army, Buddie J. Penn, of Virginia, to
be an Assistant Secretary of the Navy, who was in-
Measures Placed on Calendar: Page S1412 troduced by former Senator Symms, and the fol-
Executive Communications: Pages S1412–13 lowing named officer for appointment in the United
D91

VerDate Aug 04 2004 04:24 Feb 16, 2005 Jkt 039060 PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 0627 Sfmt 0627 E:\CR\FM\D15FE5.REC D15FE5
D92 CONGRESSIONAL RECORD — DAILY DIGEST February 15, 2005

States Navy to the grade indicated while assigned to National Laboratories; Michael R. Peevey, California
a position of importance and responsibility under Public Utilities Commission, Los Angeles; William
title 10, U.S.C., section 601: Adm. William J. Kramer, Jr., New Jersey Division of Fire Safety,
Fallon, to be Admiral, after the nominees testified Trenton, on behalf of the National Association of
and answered questions in their own behalf. State Fire Marshals; Mayor David N. Cicilline, Prov-
BUDGET: TRANSPORTATION SECURITY idence, Rhode Island; Thomas E. Giles, Mitsubishi,
ADMINISTRATION Long Beach, California; and Richard L. Grant,
Tractebel North America, and Distrigas of Massa-
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: chusetts, Boston.
Committee concluded a hearing to examine the
President’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2006 for NOMINATION
the Department of Homeland Security’s Transpor-
tation Security Administration and related program, Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee concluded
after receiving testimony from David M. Stone, As- a hearing to examine the nomination of Robert B.
sistant Secretary of Transportation Security Adminis- Zoellick, to be Deputy Secretary of State, after the
tration, Department of Homeland Security; and nominee, who was introduced by Senators Grassley
Cathleen Ann Berrick, Director, Homeland Security and Baucus, testified and answered questions in his
and Justice, Government Accountability Office. own behalf.
LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: Sub- BUDGET
committee on Energy concluded a hearing to exam- Committee on Veterans’ Affairs: Committee concluded a
ine the future of liquefied natural gas, focusing on hearing to examine the President’s proposed budget
the prospects for liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the request for fiscal year 2006, after receiving testimony
United States and to discuss the safety and security from R. James Nicholson, Secretary of Veterans Af-
issues related to LNG developments, after receiving fairs; Peter S. Gaytan, The American Legion, Dennis
testimony from J. Mark Robinson, Director, Office M. Cullinan, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the
of Energy Projects, Federal Energy Regulatory Com- United States, Joseph A. Violante, Disabled Amer-
mission, Captain David L. Scott, Commandant, U.S. ican Veterans, and Richard B. Fuller, Paralyzed Vet-
Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security; erans of America, all of Washington, D.C.; and
Mike Hightower, Technical Staff Member, Sandia Richard Jones, AMVETS, Lanham, Maryland.

h
House of Representatives
Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he
Chamber Action appointed Representative Petri to act as Speaker Pro
Measures Introduced: 37 public bills, H.R. Tempore for today. Page H589
798–835; and 18 resolutions, H.J. Res. 19–20; H. Recess: The House recessed at 12:53 p.m. and re-
Con. Res. 61–65, and H. Res. 92–94 and 97–104, convened at 2 p.m. Page H592
were introduced. Pages H627–30
Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules
Additional Cosponsors: Pages H630–31
and pass the following measures:
Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows: Recognizing the contributions of the ‘‘Greensboro
H. Res. 95, providing for consideration of H.R. Four’’ to the civil rights movement: H. Con. Res.
310, to increase the penalties for violations by tele- 25, recognizing the contributions of Jibreel Khazan
vision and radio broadcasters of the prohibitions (Ezell Blair, Jr.), David Richmond, Joseph McNeil,
against transmission of obscene, indecent, and pro- and Franklin McCain, the ‘‘Greensboro Four’’, to the
fane material (H. Rept. 109–6); and civil rights movement, by a 2⁄3 yea-and-nay vote of
H. Res. 96, providing for consideration of S. 5, to 424 yeas with none voting ‘‘nay’’, Roll No. 32;
amend the procedures that apply to consideration of Pages H593–96, H602–03
interstate class actions to assure fairer outcomes for
class members and defendants (H. Rept. 109–7). Arthur Stacey Mastrapa Post Office Building
Page H627 Designation Act: H.R. 324, to designate the facility

VerDate Aug 04 2004 04:24 Feb 16, 2005 Jkt 039060 PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 0627 Sfmt 0627 E:\CR\FM\D15FE5.REC D15FE5
February 15, 2005 CONGRESSIONAL RECORD — DAILY DIGEST D93

of the United States Postal Service located at 321 VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL
Montgomery Road in Altamonte Springs, Florida, as EDUCATION FOR THE FUTURE ACT
the ‘‘Arthur Stacey Mastrapa Post Office Building’’, Committee on Education and the Workforce: Sub-
by a 2⁄3 yea-and-nay vote of 420 yeas with none vot- committee on Education Reform held a hearing on
ing ‘‘nay’’, Roll No. 33; Pages H596–97, H603 H.R. 366, Vocational and Technical Education for
Congratulating the Patriots on winning Super the Future Act. Testimony was heard from Lewis L.
Bowl XXXIX: H. Res. 86, congratulating the Pa- Atkinson, III, Associate Secretary, Adult Education
triots on winning Super Bowl XXXIX; and and Workforce Development, Department of Edu-
Pages H597–H601 cation, State of Delaware; Patrick Ainsworth, Assist-
Recognizing the Virginia Fire Chiefs Associa- ant Superintendent and Director, Secondary, Postsec-
ondary, and Adult Leadership Division, Department
tion on its 75th anniversary: H. Res. 80, recog- of Education, State of California; and a public wit-
nizing the Virginia Fire Chief‘s Association on the ness.
occasion of its 75th anniversary and commending the
Virginia Fire Chief’s Association for sponsoring an- SEC’S MARKET STRUCTURE PROPOSAL
nually the Mid-Atlantic Expo and Symposium. Committee on Financial Services: Subcommittee on Cap-
Pages H601–02 ital Markets, Insurance, and Government Sponsored
Agreed to amend the title so as to read: com- Enterprises held a hearing entitled ‘‘The SEC’s Mar-
mending fire chiefs associations. Page H602 ket Structure Proposal: Will It Enhance Competi-
Recess: The House recessed at 3:07 p.m. and recon- tion?’’ Testimony was heard from public witnesses.
vened at 6:30 p.m. Page H602 BROADCAST DECENCY ENFORCEMENT ACT
Late Report: The House agreed that the Committee Committee on Rules: Granted, by voice vote, a struc-
on Education and the Workforce have until 5 p.m. tured rule providing one hour of debate on H.R.
on February 25, 2005, to file a late report on H.R. 310, Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act, in the
27, to enhance the workforce investment system of House equally divided and controlled by the chair-
the Nation by strengthening one-stop career centers, man and ranking minority member of the Com-
providing for more effective governance arrange- mittee on Energy and Commerce. The rule waives all
ments, promoting access to a more comprehensive points of order against consideration of the bill. The
array of employment, training, and related services, rule makes in order the amendment printed in the
establishing a targeted approach to serving youth, Rules Committee report accompanying the resolu-
and improving performance accountability. Page H602 tion, if offered by Representative Upton of Michigan
Commission on Security and Cooperation in Eu- or his designee, which shall be considered as read,
rope—Appointment: The Chair announced the and which shall be debatable for 20 minutes equally
Speaker’s appointment of the following Members to divided and controlled by the proponent and an op-
the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Eu- ponent. The rules waives all points of order against
the amendment printed in the report. Finally, the
rope: Representative Smith (NJ), co-chairman; and rule provides one motion to recommit with or with-
Representatives Wolf, Pitts, Aderholt, and Pence. out instructions. Testimony was heard from Rep-
Pages H603–04
resentatives Upton, Markey, Slaughter, and Moran of
Quorum Calls—Votes: Two yea-and-nay votes de- Virginia.
veloped during the proceedings of today and appear CLASS ACTION FAIRNESS ACT OF 2005;
on pages H602–03 and H603. There were no COMMITTEE BUSINESS
quorum calls.
Committee on Rules: Granted, by voice vote, a struc-
Adjournment: The House met at 12:30 p.m. and tured rule providing 90 minutes of debate on S. 5,
adjourned at 9:58 p.m. Class Action Fairness Act, in the House equally di-
vided and controlled by the chairman and ranking
Committee Meetings minority member of the Committee on the Judici-
ary. The rule waives all points of order against con-
COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION; OVERSIGHT sideration of the bill. The rule makes in order the
amendment printed in the Rules Committee report
PLAN accompanying the resolution, if offered by Rep-
Committee on Appropriations: Met for organizational resentative Conyers of Michigan or his designee,
purposes. which shall be considered as read, and which shall
The Committee approved an Oversight Plan for be debatable for 40 minutes equally divided and
the 109th Congress. controlled by the proponent and an opponent. The

VerDate Aug 04 2004 04:24 Feb 16, 2005 Jkt 039060 PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 0627 Sfmt 0627 E:\CR\FM\D15FE5.REC D15FE5
D94 CONGRESSIONAL RECORD — DAILY DIGEST February 15, 2005

rule waives all points of order against the amend- Select Committee on Intelligence: to hold hearings to exam-
ment printed in the report. Finally, the rule provides ine the world threat, 10 a.m., SH–216.
one motion to recommit with or without instruc-
tions. Testimony was heard from Chairman Sensen- House
brenner and Representative Scott of Virginia. Committee on Agriculture, to meet for organizational pur-
The Committee also approved pending Committee poses, and to consider the following: an Oversight Plan
business. for the 109th Congress; and Budget Views and Estimates
for Fiscal Year 2006 for submission to the Committee on
THREATS the Budget, 11 a.m., 1300 Longworth.
Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Agri-
Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence: Met in execu- culture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administra-
tive session to hold a hearing on Threats. Testimony tion, and Related Agencies, on Secretary of Agriculture,
was heard from departmental witnesses. 9:30 a.m., 2362A Rayburn.
Hearings continue tomorrow. Subcommittee on Defense, executive, on Force Protec-
f tion, 10 a.m., H–140 Capitol.
Subcommittee on Foreign Operations, Export Financ-
COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR ing, and Related Programs, on Secretary of State, 2 p.m.,
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2005 2359 Rayburn.
(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated) Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services,
and Education, and Related Agencies, on Social Security
Senate Administration, 10:15 a.m., 2358 Rayburn.
Committee on Appropriations: to hold hearings to examine Subcommittee on Military Quality of Life, Veterans’
the President’s proposed budget request for fiscal year Affairs and Related Agencies, on Quality of Life, 9:30
2006 for the Emergency Supplemental, 2 p.m., SD–106. a.m., 2358 Rayburn.
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: to Committee on Armed Services, to continue hearings on the
hold hearings to examine the semiannual monetary policy Fiscal Year 2006 National Defense budget request, 10
report to Congress, 10 a.m., SD–G50. a.m., 2118 Rayburn.
Committee on the Budget: to hold hearings to examine Committee on the Budget, hearing on National and
transparency of budget measures, 10 a.m., SD–608. Homeland Security: Meeting the Needs, 10 a.m., 210
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: business Cannon.
meeting to consider pending calendar business, 11:30 Committee on Education and the Workforce, to mark up
a.m., SD–366. H.R. 27, Job Training Improvement Act of 2005, 10:30
Committee on Environment and Public Works: business a.m., 2175 Rayburn.
meeting to consider S. 131, to amend the Clean Air Act Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on
to reduce air pollution through expansion of cap and Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection, to mark up
trade programs, to provide an alternative regulatory clas- H.R. 29, Spy Act, 10 a.m., 2123 Rayburn.
sification for units subject to the cap and trade program, Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality, to continue
and S. 125, to designate the United States courthouse lo- hearings entitled ‘‘Energy Policy Act of 2005: Ensuring
cated at 501 I Street in Sacramento, California, as the Jobs for Our Future with Secure and Reliable Energy,’’
‘‘Robert T. Matsui United States Courthouse’’, 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 2322 Rayburn.
SD–406. Committee on Financial Services, Subcommittee on Over-
Committee on Finance: to hold hearings to examine the sight and Investigations, hearing entitled ‘‘Terrorist Re-
President’s budget proposals for fiscal year 2006, 10 a.m., sponses to Improved U.S. Financial Defenses,’’ 10 a.m.,
SD–215. 2128 Rayburn.
Committee on Foreign Relations: to hold hearings to exam- Committee on Government Reform, Subcommittee on
ine the President’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2006 Criminal Justice, Drug Policy, and Human Resources,
for foreign affairs, 10 a.m., SD–419. hearing entitled ‘‘Is There Such a Thing as Safe Drug
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions: to Abuse?’’ 2:30 p.m., 2154 Rayburn.
hold hearings to examine the realities of safety and secu- Subcommittee on Government Management, Finance,
rity regarding drug importation, 10 a.m., SD–430. and Accountability, hearing entitled ‘‘Improving Internal
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs: Controls—A Review of Changes to OMB Circular
to hold hearings to examine transforming government for A–123,’’ 2 p.m., 2247 Rayburn.
the 21st Century, 10 a.m., SD–342. Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Intel-
Committee on Indian Affairs: to hold hearings to examine ligence, Information Sharing, and Terrorism Risk Assess-
the President’s fiscal year 2006 budget request for Indian ment, hearing entitled: ‘‘The Proposed Fiscal Year 2006:
programs, 9:30 a.m., SD–562. Building the Information Analysis Capability of DHS,’’ 2
Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Constitu- p.m., 1334 Longworth.
tion, Civil Rights and Property Rights, to hold hearings Committee on International Relations, hearing on United
to examine obscenity prosecution and the Constitution, 3 States Policy Toward Iran: Next Steps, 10:30 a.m., 2172
p.m., SD–226. Rayburn.

VerDate Aug 04 2004 04:24 Feb 16, 2005 Jkt 039060 PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 0627 Sfmt 0627 E:\CR\FM\D15FE5.REC D15FE5
February 15, 2005 CONGRESSIONAL RECORD — DAILY DIGEST D95
Subcommittee on Europe and Emerging Threats, hear- Committee on Science, hearing on An Overview of the
ing An Overview of Transatlantic Relations Prior to Federal R&D Budget for Fiscal Year 2006, 11 a.m., 2328
President Bush’s Visit to Europe, 1 p.m., 2200 Rayburn. Rayburn.
Subcommittee on the Middle East and Central Asia Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, to consider
and the Subcommittee on International Terrorism and the following: Budget Views and Estimates for Fiscal
Nonproliferation, joint hearing on Iran: A Quarter-Cen- Year 2006 for submission to the Committee on the
tury of State-Sponsored Terror, 1 p.m., 2172 Rayburn. Budget; an Oversight Plan for the 109th Congress; and
Committee on Resources, oversight hearing on the Status any other pending business, 11 a.m., 2167 Rayburn.
of the Indian Trust Fund Lawsuit, Cobell v. Norton, 11 Subcommittee on Water Resources, oversight hearing
a.m., 1324 Longworth. on the following Agency Budgets and Priorities for Fiscal
Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources and Year 2006: EPA and NOAA, 2 p.m., 2167 Rayburn.
the Subcommittee on Forests and Forest Health, joint Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, hearing on the Depart-
oversight hearing on the Impact of High Energy Costs on ment of Veterans Affairs Budget for Fiscal Year 2006, 10
the Competitiveness of America’s Pulp and Paper Indus- a.m., 334 Cannon.
Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, executive, to
try, 2 p.m., 1324 Longworth. continue hearings on Threats, 10 a.m., and 2 p.m.,
H–405 Capitol.

VerDate Aug 04 2004 04:24 Feb 16, 2005 Jkt 039060 PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 0627 Sfmt 0627 E:\CR\FM\D15FE5.REC D15FE5
D96 CONGRESSIONAL RECORD—DAILY DIGEST February 15, 2005

Résumé of Congressional Activity


FIRST SESSION OF THE ONE HUNDRED EIGHTH CONGRESS
The first table gives a comprehensive résumé of all legislative business transacted by the Senate and House.
The second table accounts for all nominations submitted to the Senate by the President for Senate confirmation.

DATA ON LEGISLATIVE ACTIVITY DISPOSITION OF EXECUTIVE NOMINATIONS


(108–1)
January 7 through December 9, 2003
January 7, 2003 through December 31, 2003
Senate House Total
Days in session .................................... 167 133 .. Civilian Nominations, totaling 600, disposed of as follows:
Time in session ................................... 1,454 hrs., 05′ 1,014 hrs., 39′ .. Confirmed ...................................................................................... 378
Congressional Record: Unconfirmed .................................................................................. 195
Pages of proceedings ................... 16,221 12,928 .. Withdrawn .................................................................................... 13
Extensions of Remarks ................ .. 2,559 .. Returned to White House ............................................................. 14
Public bills enacted into law ............... 62 136 198
Private bills enacted into law .............. 0 0 0 Other Civilian Nominations, totaling 2,578, disposed of as follows:
Bills in conference ............................... 22 8 ..
Confirmed ...................................................................................... 2,573
Measures passed, total ......................... 590 674 1,264
Unconfirmed .................................................................................. 5
Senate bills .................................. 183 59 ..
House bills .................................. 134 286 ..
Senate joint resolutions ............... 5 3 .. Air Force Nominations, totaling 9,068, disposed of as follows:
House joint resolutions ............... 15 20 .. Confirmed ...................................................................................... 5,494
Senate concurrent resolutions ...... 37 8 .. Unconfirmed .................................................................................. 3,572
House concurrent resolutions ...... 33 77 .. Returned to White House ............................................................. 2
Simple resolutions ....................... 183 221 ..
Measures reported, total ...................... *352 *375 727 Army Nominations, totaling 6,012, disposed of as follows:
Senate bills .................................. 240 11 .. Confirmed ...................................................................................... 5,416
House bills .................................. 46 233 .. Unconfirmed .................................................................................. 594
Senate joint resolutions ............... 4 1 .. Returned to White House ............................................................. 2
House joint resolutions ............... 0 3 ..
Senate concurrent resolutions ...... 10 0 .. Navy Nominations, totaling 7,752, disposed of as follows:
House concurrent resolutions ...... 1 9 ..
Simple resolutions ....................... 51 118 .. Confirmed ...................................................................................... 5,308
Unconfirmed .................................................................................. 2,444
Special reports ..................................... 18 6 ..
Conference reports ............................... 3 24 ..
Measures pending on calendar ............. 153 78 .. Marine Corps Nominations, totaling 2,413, disposed of as follows:
Measures introduced, total .................. 2,398 4,616 7,014 Confirmed ...................................................................................... 2,411
Bills ............................................. 2,004 3,700 .. Unconfirmed .................................................................................. 2
Joint resolutions .......................... 26 83 ..
Concurrent resolutions ................ 86 348 ..
Summary
Simple resolutions ....................... 283 485 ..
Quorum calls ....................................... 3 2 .. Total Nominations carried over from the First Session ......................... 0
Yea-and-nay votes ............................... 459 417 .. Total Nominations Received this Session .............................................. 28,423
Recorded votes .................................... 0 258 .. Total Confirmed .................................................................................... 21,580
Bills vetoed ......................................... 0 0 .. Total Unconfirmed ................................................................................ 6,812
Vetoes overridden ................................ 0 0 .. Total Withdrawn ................................................................................... 13
Total Returned to the White House ..................................................... 18

* These figures include all measures reported, even if there was no accom-
panying report. A total of 220 reports have been filed in the Senate, 405
reports have been filed in the House.

VerDate Aug 04 2004 04:24 Feb 16, 2005 Jkt 039060 PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 0667 Sfmt 0667 E:\CR\FM\D15FE5.REC D15FE5
February 15, 2005 CONGRESSIONAL RECORD—DAILY DIGEST D97

Résumé of Congressional Activity


SECOND SESSION OF THE ONE HUNDRED EIGHTH CONGRESS
The first table gives a comprehensive résumé of all legislative business transacted by the Senate and House.
The second table accounts for all nominations submitted to the Senate by the President for Senate confirmation.

DATA ON LEGISLATIVE ACTIVITY DISPOSITION OF EXECUTIVE NOMINATIONS


(108–2)
January 3 through December 31, 2004
January 20, 2004 through December 31, 2004
Senate House Total
Civilian Nominations, totaling 535 (including 195 nominations car-
Days in session .................................... 133 110 ..
ried over from the First Session), disposed of as follows:
Time in session ................................... 1,031 hrs., 31′ 879 hrs., 3′ ..
Congressional Record: Confirmed ...................................................................................... 338
Pages of proceedings ................... 12,087 11,057 .. Withdrawn .................................................................................... 23
Returned to White House ............................................................. 174
Extensions of Remarks ................ .. 2,212 ..
Public bills enacted into law ............... 84 216 300 Other Civilian Nominations, totaling 4,082 (including 5 nominations
Private bills enacted into law .............. 2 4 6 carried over from the First Session), disposed of as follows:
Bills in conference ............................... 10 9 ..
Confirmed ...................................................................................... 4,077
Measures passed, total ......................... 663 747 1,410
Withdrawn .................................................................................... 1
Senate bills .................................. 192 86 ..
Returned to White House ............................................................. 4
House bills .................................. 216 332 ..
Senate joint resolutions ............... 6 3 .. Air Force Nominations, totaling 9,649 (including 3,572 nominations
House joint resolutions ............... 8 12 .. carried over from the First Session), disposed of as follows:
Senate concurrent resolutions ...... 44 15 .. Confirmed ...................................................................................... 5,777
House concurrent resolutions ...... 39 88 .. Withdrawn .................................................................................... 2
Simple resolutions ....................... 158 211 .. Returned to White House ............................................................. 3,870
Measures reported, total ...................... *317 *374 691
Senate bills .................................. 227 18 .. Army Nominations, totaling 5,918 (including 594 nominations car-
House bills .................................. 62 246 .. ried over from the First Session), disposed of as follows:
Senate joint resolutions ............... 5 0 .. Confirmed ...................................................................................... 5,827
House joint resolutions ............... 0 1 .. Returned to White House ............................................................. 91
Senate concurrent resolutions ...... 6 0 ..
Navy Nominations, totaling 9,819 (including 2,444 nominations car-
House concurrent resolutions ...... 2 6 ..
ried over from the First Session), disposed of as follows:
Simple resolutions ....................... 15 103 ..
Special reports ..................................... 9 6 .. Confirmed ...................................................................................... 9,803
Conference reports ............................... 2 15 .. Returned to White House ............................................................. 16
Measures pending on calendar ............. 296 161 ..
Marine Corps Nominations, totaling 1,229 (including 2 nominations
Measures introduced, total .................. 1,318 2,338 3,656 carried over from the First Session), disposed of as follows:
Bills ............................................. 1,032 1,732 ..
Confirmed ...................................................................................... 1,225
Joint resolutions .......................... 16 32 ..
Returned to White House ............................................................. 4
Concurrent resolutions ................ 66 184 ..
Simple resolutions ....................... 204 390 .. Summary
Quorum calls ....................................... 1 1 .. Total Nominations carried over from the First Session ......................... 6,812
Yea-and-nay votes ............................... 216 313 .. Total Nominations Received this Session .............................................. 24,420
Recorded votes .................................... 0 230 .. Total Confirmed .................................................................................... 27,047
Bills vetoed ......................................... 0 0 .. Total Unconfirmed ................................................................................ 0
Vetoes overridden ................................ 0 0 .. Total Withdrawn ................................................................................... 26
Total Returned to the White House ..................................................... 4,159

* These figures include all measures reported, even if there was no accom-
panying report. A total of 328 reports have been filed in the Senate, 395
reports have been filed in the House.

VerDate Aug 04 2004 04:24 Feb 16, 2005 Jkt 039060 PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 0667 Sfmt 0667 E:\CR\FM\D15FE5.REC D15FE5
VerDate Aug 04 2004 04:24 Feb 16, 2005 Jkt 039060 PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 0667 Sfmt 0667 E:\CR\FM\D15FE5.REC D15FE5
HISTORY OF BILLS ENACTED
INTO PUBLIC LAW
(108th Cong., 2D Sess.)

VerDate Aug 04 2004 04:24 Feb 16, 2005 Jkt 039060 PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 0663 Sfmt 0663 E:\CR\FM\D15FE5.REC D15FE5 99
VerDate Aug 04 2004 04:24 Feb 16, 2005 Jkt 039060 PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 0663 Sfmt 0663 E:\CR\FM\D15FE5.REC D15FE5
February 15, 2005 CONGRESSIONAL RECORD — DAILY DIGEST D101
BILLS ENACTED INTO PUBLIC LAW (108TH, 2D SESSION)
Law No. Law No. Law No. Law No. Law No.
S. 15 ....................... 108–276 S. 2508 ................... 108–345 H.R. 1997 .............. 108–212 H.R. 3734 .............. 108–466 H.R. 4593 .............. 108–424
S. 33 ....................... 108–350 S. 2511 ................... 108–354 H.R. 2010 .............. 108–376 H.R. 3740 .............. 108–253 H.R. 4613 .............. 108–287
S. 129 ..................... 108–411 S. 2618 ................... 108–448 H.R. 2023 .............. 108–377 H.R. 3768 .............. 108–321 H.R. 4618 .............. 108–397
S. 144 ..................... 108–412 S. 2634 ................... 108–355 H.R. 2059 .............. 108–209 H.R. 3769 .............. 108–254 H.R. 4620 .............. 108–470
S. 150 ..................... 108–435 S. 2640 ................... 108–442 H.R. 2119 .............. 108–460 H.R. 3785 .............. 108–483 H.R. 4632 .............. 108–398
S. 434 ..................... 108–436 S. 2657 ................... 108–496 H.R. 2130 .............. 108–240 H.R. 3797 .............. 108–386 H.R. 4635 .............. 108–263
S. 437 ..................... 108–451 S. 2693 ................... 108–443 H.R. 2264 .............. 108–200 H.R. 3818 .............. 108–484 H.R. 4654 .............. 108–323
S. 523 ..................... 108–204 S. 2712 ................... 108–301 H.R. 2400 .............. 108–378 H.R. 3819 .............. 108–387 H.R. 4657 .............. 108–489
S. 524 ..................... 108–367 S. 2742 ................... 108–356 H.R. 2408 .............. 108–327 H.R. 3846 .............. 108–278
S. 551 ..................... 108–336 H.R. 4731 .............. 108–399
S. 2781 ................... 108–497 H.R. 2438 .............. 108–241 H.R. 3850 .............. 108–202 H.R. 4759 .............. 108–286
S. 610 ..................... 108–201 S. 2845 ................... 108–458 H.R. 2443 .............. 108–293 H.R. 3855 .............. 108–255
S. 643 ..................... 108–413 S. 2856 ................... 108–498 H.R. 2457 .............. 108–480 H.R. 3858 .............. 108–362 H.R. 4794 .............. 108–425
S. 714 ..................... 108–206 S. 2864 ................... 108–369 H.R. 2489 .............. 108–222 H.R. 3884 .............. 108–467 H.R. 4807 .............. 108–471
S. 741 ..................... 108–282 S. 2873 ................... 108–455 H.R. 2523 .............. 108–461 H.R. 3908 .............. 108–305 H.R. 4818 .............. 108–447
S. 1134 ................... 108–373 S. 2883 ................... 108–370 H.R. 2584 .............. 108–219 H.R. 3915 .............. 108–205 H.R. 4827 .............. 108–400
S. 1146 ................... 108–437 S. 2895 ................... 108–348 H.R. 2608 .............. 108–360 H.R. 3917 .............. 108–256 H.R. 4829 .............. 108–478
S. 1167 ................... 108–279 S. 2896 ................... 108–371 H.R. 2619 .............. 108–481 H.R. 3926 .............. 108–216 H.R. 4837 .............. 108–324
S. 1194 ................... 108–414 S. 2965 ................... 108–444 H.R. 2655 .............. 108–449 H.R. 3936 .............. 108–422 H.R. 4842 .............. 108–302
S. 1233 ................... 108–238 S. 2986 ................... 108–415 H.R. 2673 .............. 108–199 H.R. 3939 .............. 108–257 H.R. 4847 .............. 108–472
S. 1241 ................... 108–438 S. 3014 ................... 108–456 H.R. 2696 .............. 108–317 H.R. 3942 .............. 108–258 H.R. 4850 .............. 108–335
S. 1301 ................... 108–495 H.R. 2714 .............. 108–372 H.R. 4011 .............. 108–333 H.R. 4916 .............. 108–280
S. 1368 ................... 108–368 S.J. Res. 28 ............. 108–236 H.R. 2751 .............. 108–271 H.R. 4012 .............. 108–457 H.R. 4917 .............. 108–401
S. 1421 ................... 108–337 S.J. Res. 38 ............. 108–284 H.R. 2768 .............. 108–290 H.R. 4027 .............. 108–485 H.R. 4968 .............. 108–473
S. 1466 ................... 108–452 S.J. Res. 41 ............. 108–322 H.R. 2771 .............. 108–328 H.R. 4037 .............. 108–259 H.R. 5005 .............. 108–303
S. 1537 ................... 108–338 H.R. 2828 .............. 108–361 H.R. 4046 .............. 108–388 H.R. 5008 .............. 108–306
S. 1576 ................... 108–307 H.R. 218 ................ 108–277 H.R. 2912 .............. 108–431 H.R. 4062 .............. 108–217 H.R. 5027 .............. 108–402
S. 1663 ................... 108–339 H.R. 254 ................ 108–215 H.R. 2984 .............. 108–379 H.R. 4066 .............. 108–389 H.R. 5039 .............. 108–403
S. 1687 ................... 108–340 H.R. 265 ................ 108–312 H.R. 3029 .............. 108–242 H.R. 4103 .............. 108–274 H.R. 5051 .............. 108–404
S. 1721 ................... 108–374 H.R. 361 ................ 108–304 H.R. 3056 .............. 108–380 H.R. 4115 .............. 108–329 H.R. 5105 .............. 108–331
S. 1727 ................... 108–439 H.R. 408 ................ 108–229 H.R. 3059 .............. 108–243 H.R. 4116 .............. 108–486 H.R. 5107 .............. 108–405
S. 1778 ................... 108–325 H.R. 480 ................ 108–459 H.R. 3068 .............. 108–244 H.R. 4175 .............. 108–363 H.R. 5122 .............. 108–349
S. 1791 ................... 108–351 H.R. 506 ................ 108–208 H.R. 3104 .............. 108–234 H.R. 4176 .............. 108–260 H.R. 5131 .............. 108–406
S. 1814 ................... 108–341 H.R. 708 ................ 108–230 H.R. 3108 .............. 108–218 H.R. 4200 .............. 108–375 H.R. 5133 .............. 108–407
S. 1848 ................... 108–269 H.R. 743 ................ 108–203 H.R. 3118 .............. 108–223 H.R. 4219 .............. 108–224 H.R. 5147 .............. 108–408
S. 1881 ................... 108–214 H.R. 854 ................ 108–347 H.R. 3124 .............. 108–462 H.R. 4222 .............. 108–296 H.R. 5149 .............. 108–308
S. 1904 ................... 108–225 H.R. 856 ................ 108–231 H.R. 3147 .............. 108–463 H.R. 4226 .............. 108–297 H.R. 5163 .............. 108–426
S. 2017 ................... 108–273 H.R. 884 ................ 108–270 H.R. 3204 .............. 108–464 H.R. 4232 .............. 108–468 H.R. 5183 .............. 108–310
S. 2022 ................... 108–226 H.R. 923 ................ 108–232 H.R. 3209 .............. 108–318 H.R. 4259 .............. 108–330 H.R. 5185 .............. 108–366
S. 2043 ................... 108–227 H.R. 982 ................ 108–326 H.R. 3217 .............. 108–381 H.R. 4278 .............. 108–364 H.R. 5186 .............. 108–409
S. 2052 ................... 108–342 H.R. 1047 .............. 108–429 H.R. 3234 .............. 108–245 H.R. 4299 .............. 108–261
S. 2057 ................... 108–220 H.R. 1086 .............. 108–237 H.R. 3242 .............. 108–465 H.R. 4302 .............. 108–450 H.R. 5204 .............. 108–490
S. 2092 ................... 108–235 H.R. 1113 .............. 108–417 H.R. 3249 .............. 108–319 H.R. 4306 .............. 108–390 H.R. 5213 .............. 108–427
S. 2136 ................... 108–207 H.R. 1274 .............. 108–221 H.R. 3277 .............. 108–291 H.R. 4322 .............. 108–268 H.R. 5245 .............. 108–428
S. 2178 ................... 108–352 H.R. 1284 .............. 108–418 H.R. 3300 .............. 108–246 H.R. 4324 .............. 108–469 H.R. 5294 .............. 108–410
S. 2180 ................... 108–346 H.R. 1303 .............. 108–281 H.R. 3340 .............. 108–294 H.R. 4327 .............. 108–298 H.R. 5360 .............. 108–474
S. 2192 ................... 108–453 H.R. 1308 .............. 108–311 H.R. 3353 .............. 108–247 H.R. 4363 .............. 108–285 H.R. 5363 .............. 108–491
S. 2195 ................... 108–358 H.R. 1350 .............. 108–446 H.R. 3378 .............. 108–266 H.R. 4380 .............. 108–292 H.R. 5364 .............. 108–475
S. 2214 ................... 108–440 H.R. 1417 .............. 108–419 H.R. 3389 .............. 108–320 H.R. 4381 .............. 108–392 H.R. 5365 .............. 108–476
S. 2231 ................... 108–210 H.R. 1446 .............. 108–420 H.R. 3391 .............. 108–382 H.R. 4417 .............. 108–299 H.R. 5370 .............. 108–477
S. 2238 ................... 108–264 H.R. 1521 .............. 108–313 H.R. 3463 .............. 108–295 H.R. 4427 .............. 108–300 H.R. 5382 .............. 108–492
S. 2241 ................... 108–211 H.R. 1533 .............. 108–359 H.R. 3478 .............. 108–383 H.R. 4471 .............. 108–393 H.R. 5394 .............. 108–493
S. 2264 ................... 108–283 H.R. 1572 .............. 108–288 H.R. 3479 .............. 108–384 H.R. 4481 .............. 108–394 H.R. 5419 .............. 108–494
S. 2292 ................... 108–332 H.R. 1598 .............. 108–233 H.R. 3504 .............. 108–267 H.R. 4516 .............. 108–423
S. 2302 ................... 108–441 H.R. 1616 .............. 108–314 H.R. 3536 .............. 108–248 H.R. 4520 .............. 108–357 H.J. Res. 57 ........... 108–391
S. 2315 ................... 108–228 H.R. 1630 .............. 108–430 H.R. 3537 .............. 108–249 H.R. 4548 .............. 108–487 H.J. Res. 97 ........... 108–272
S. 2319 ................... 108–343 H.R. 1648 .............. 108–315 H.R. 3538 .............. 108–250 H.R. 4555 .............. 108–365 H.J. Res. 102 ......... 108–479
S. 2363 ................... 108–344 H.R. 1731 .............. 108–275 H.R. 3632 .............. 108–482 H.R. 4556 .............. 108–395 H.J. Res. 107 ......... 108–309
S. 2415 ................... 108–353 H.R. 1732 .............. 108–316 H.R. 3690 .............. 108–251 H.R. 4567 .............. 108–334 H.J. Res. 110 ......... 108–432
S. 2484 ................... 108–445 H.R. 1822 .............. 108–239 H.R. 3706 .............. 108–385 H.R. 4569 .............. 108–488 H.J. Res. 111 ......... 108–433
S. 2486 ................... 108–454 H.R. 1914 .............. 108–289 H.R. 3724 .............. 108–213 H.R. 4579 .............. 108–396 H.J. Res. 114 ......... 108–416
S. 2507 ................... 108–265 H.R. 1964 .............. 108–421 H.R. 3733 .............. 108–252 H.R. 4589 .............. 108–262 H.J. Res. 115 ......... 108–434

BILLS VETOED

VerDate Aug 04 2004 04:24 Feb 16, 2005 Jkt 039060 PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 0669 Sfmt 0669 E:\CR\FM\D15FE5.REC D15FE5
VerDate Aug 04 2004 04:24 Feb 16, 2005 Jkt 039060 PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 0669 Sfmt 0669 E:\CR\FM\D15FE5.REC D15FE5
Committee Date Reported Report No. Date of passage Public Law
Date
Title Bill No. intro-
duced

VerDate Aug 04 2004


House Senate House Senate House Senate House Senate Date ap- No.
108 108 proved 108

Making appropriations for Agriculture, Rural H.R. 2673 July 9, .................. .................. 193 ............ July 14, Nov. 6, Jan. 23, 199
Development, Food and Drug Administra- 2003 2003 2003 2004
tion, and Related Agencies for the fiscal
year ending September 30, 2004, and for
February 15, 2005

other purposes.

04:24 Feb 16, 2005


To authorize appropriations for fiscal years H.R. 2264 May 22, IR FR ............ ............ Oct. 7, Dec. 9, Feb. 13, 200
2004 and 2005 to carry out the Congo 2003 2003 2003 2004
Basin Forest Partnership (CBFP) program,
and for other purposes.
To amend the provisions of title 5, United S. 610 Mar. 13, GA .................. July 28, ............ 113 Jan. 28, Nov. 24, Feb. 24, 201

Jkt 039060
States Code, to provide for workforce flexi- 2003 2003 2004 2003 2004
bilities and certain Federal personnel provi-
sions relating to the National Aeronautics
and Space Administration, and for other
purposes.

PO 00000
To provide an extension of highway, highway H.R. 3850 Feb. 26, TI .................. ............ ............ Feb. 26, Feb. 27, Feb. 29, 202
safety, motor carrier safety, transit, and 2004 WM 2004 2004 2004
other programs funded out of the Highway Res
Trust Fund pending enactment of a law re- Sci

Frm 00013
authorizing the Transportation Equity Act
for the 21st Century.
To amend the Social Security Act and the In- H.R. 743 Feb. 12, WM Fin Mar. 24, Oct. 29, 46 176 April 2, Dec. 9, Mar. 2, 203
ternal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2004

Fmt 0668
additional safeguards for Social Security
and Supplemental Security Income bene-
ficiaries with representative payees, to en-
hance program protections, and for other
purposes.

Sfmt 0668
To make technical corrections to laws relating S. 523 Mar. 5, Res IA Nov. 17, May 15, 374 49 Feb. 11, July 30, Mar. 2, 204
to Native Americans, and for other pur- 2003 Agr 2003 2003 2004 2003 2004
poses.
To provide for an additional temporary exten- H.R. 3915 Mar. 9, SB .................. ............ ............ Mar. 10, Mar. 12, Mar. 15, 205
sion of programs under the Small Business 2004 2004 2004 2004
Act and the Small Business Investment Act
of 1958 through April 2, 2004, and for
other purposes.
To provide for the conveyance of a small par- S. 714 Mar. 26, Res ENR Aug. 26, ............ 135 Feb. 24, Nov. 24, Mar. 15, 206

E:\CR\FM\D15FE5.REC
cel of Bureau of Land Management land in 2003 2003 2004 2003 2004
Douglas County, Oregon, to the county to
improve management of and recreational
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD — DAILY DIGEST

access to the Oregon Dunes National

D15FE5
Recreation Area, and for other purposes.
To extend the final report date and termi- S. 2136 Feb. 26, .................. .................. ............ 0 Mar. 3, Feb. 27, Mar. 16, 207
nation date of the National Commission on 2004 2004 2004 2004
Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States,
to provide additional funding for the Com-
mission, and for other purposes.
To provide for the protection of archae- H.R. 506 Jan. 29, Res Nov. 4, .................. 346 ............ Nov. 4, Mar. 4, Mar. 19, 208
ological sites in the Galisteo Basin in New 2003 2003 2003 2004 2004
Mexico, and for other purposes.
To designate Fort Bayard Historic District in H.R. 2059 May 9, Res Sept. 3, .................. 257 ............ Sept. 23, Mar. 4, Mar. 19, 209
the State of New Mexico as a National 2003 2003 2003 2004 2004
Historic Landmark, and for other purposes.
To reauthorize the Temporary Assistance for S. 2231 Mar. 25, WM .................. ............ ............ Mar. 30, Mar. 25, Mar. 31, 210
Needy Families block grant program 2004 EC 2004 2004 2004
through June 30, 2004, and for other pur-
D103

poses.
Committee Date Reported Report No. Date of passage Public Law
Date
D104

Title Bill No. intro-


duced

VerDate Aug 04 2004


House Senate House Senate House Senate House Senate Date ap- No.
108 108 proved 108

To reauthorize certain school lunch and child S. 2241 Mar. 26, .................. .................. ............ ............ Mar. 30, Mar. 26, Mar. 31, 211
nutrition programs through June 30, 2004. 2004 2004 2004 2004
To amend title 18, United States Code, and H.R. 1997 May 7, Jud Feb. 11, .................. 420 ............ Feb. 26, Mar. 25, April 1, 212
the Uniform Code of Military Justice to 2003 AS-H 2004 2004 2004 2004
protect unborn children from assault and

04:24 Feb 16, 2005


murder, and for other purposes.
To amend section 220 of the National Hous- H.R. 3724 Jan. 21, FS BHUA ............ ............ Feb. 3, Mar. 12, April 1, 213
ing Act to make a technical correction to 2004 2004 2004 2004
restore allowable increases in the maximum
mortgage limits for FHA-insured mort-

Jkt 039060
gages for multifamily housing projects to
cover increased costs of installing a solar
energy system or residential energy con-
servation measures.

PO 00000
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cos- S. 1881 Nov. 18, EC HEL&P Mar. 9, Nov. 24, 433 0 Mar. 10, Nov. 25, April 1, 214
metic Act to make technical corrections re- 2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
lating to the amendments by the Medical
Device User Fee and Modernization Act of
2002, and for other purposes.

Frm 00014
To authorize the President of the United H.R. 254 Jan. 8, FS FR Feb. 25, 17 ............ Feb. 26, Mar. 12, April 5, 215
States to agree to certain amendments to 2003 2003 2003 2004 2004
the Agreement between the Government of
the United States of America and the Gov-

Fmt 0668
ernment of the United Mexican States con-
cerning the establishment of a Border En-
vironment Cooperation Commission and a
North American Development Bank, and
for other purposes.

Sfmt 0668
To amend the Public Health Service Act to H.R. 3926 Mar. 10, EC .................. ............ ............ Mar. 24, Mar. 25, April 5, 216
promote organ donation, and for other pur- 2004 2004 2004 2004
poses.
To provide for an additional temporary exten- H.R. 4062 Mar. 30, SB .................. ............ ............ Mar. 31, April 1, April 5, 217
sion of programs under the Small Business 2004 2004 2004 2004
Act and the Small Business Investment Act
of 1958 through June 4, 2004, and for
other purposes.
To amend the Employee Retirement Income H.R. 3108 Sept. 17, EWf Fin ............ ............ Oct. 8, Jan. 28, April 10, 218

E:\CR\FM\D15FE5.REC
Security Act of 1974 and the Internal Rev- 2003 WM 2003 2004 2004
enue Code of 1986 to temporarily replace
the 30-year Treasury rate with a rate based
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD — DAILY DIGEST

on long-term corporate bonds for certain

D15FE5
pension plan funding requirements and
other provisions, and for other purposes.
To provide for the conveyance to the Utrok H.R. 2584 June 24, Res ENR Nov. 18, 378 ............ Nov. 21, Mar. 24, April 13, 219
Atoll local government of a decommis- 2003 CST 2003 2003 2004 2004
sioned National Oceanic and Atmospheric
Administration ship, and for other pur-
poses.
To require the Secretary of Defense to reim- S. 2057 Feb. 9, AS-H AS-S ............ ............ Mar. 30, Mar. 3, April 22, 220
burse members of the United States Armed 2004 2004 2004 2004
Forces for certain transportation expenses
incurred by the members in connection
with leave under the Central Command
Rest and Recuperation Leave Program be-
fore the program was expanded to include
domestic travel.
February 15, 2005
To direct the Administrator of General Serv- H.R. 1274 Mar. 13, TI Nov. 4, .................. 341 ............ Nov. 18, April 20, April 30, 221
ices to convey to Fresno County, California, 2003 2003 2003 2004 2004
the existing Federal courthouse in that
county.
To provide for the distribution of judgment H.R. 2489 June 17, Res Nov. 17, .................. 368 ............ Mar. 23, April 20, April 30, 222

VerDate Aug 04 2004


funds to the Cowlitz Indian Tribe. 2003 2003 2004 2004 2004
To designate the Orville Wright Federal H.R. 3118 Sept. 17, TI EPW Oct. 15, 317 ............ Nov. 4, April 20, April 30, 223
Building and the Wilbur Wright Federal 2003 2003 2003 2004 2004
Building in Washington, District of Co-
lumbia.
To provide an extension of highway, highway H.R. 4219 April 27, TI .................. ............ ............ April 28, April 29, April 30, 224
February 15, 2005

safety, motor carrier safety, transit, and 2004 WM 2004 2004 2004

04:24 Feb 16, 2005


other programs funded out of the Highway Res
Trust Fund pending enactment of a law re- Sci
authorizing the Transportation Equity Act
for the 21st Century.
To designate the United States courthouse lo- S. 1904 Nov. 20, EPW .................. Mar. 10, ............ 0 April 28, Mar. 12, May 7, 225

Jkt 039060
cated at 400 North Miami Avenue in 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004
Miami, Florida, as the ‘‘Wilkie D. Fer-
guson, Jr. United States Courthouse’’.
To designate the Federal building located at S. 2022 Jan. 22, EPW .................. Mar. 10, ............ 0 April 21, Mar. 12, May 7, 226
250 West Cherry Street in Carbondale, Il- 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004

PO 00000
linois the ‘‘Senator Paul Simon Federal
Building’’.
To designate a Federal building in Harris- S. 2043 Feb. 2, TI EPW Mar. 10, ............ 0 April 28, Mar. 12, May 7, 227
burg, Pennsylvania, as the ‘‘Ronald Reagan 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004

Frm 00015
Federal Building’’.
To amend the Communications Satellite Act S. 2315 April 8, EC CST ............ ............ May 5, April 27, May 18, 228
of 1962 to extend the deadline for the 2004 2004 2004 2004
INTELSAT initial public offering.
To provide for expansion of Sleeping Bear H.R. 408 Jan. 28, Res ENR Oct. 2, Mar. 9, 292 240 Oct. 8, May 19, May 28, 229

Fmt 0668
Dunes National Lakeshore. 2003 2003 2004 2003 2004 2004
To require the conveyance of certain National H.R. 708 Feb. 11, Res ENR Oct. 2, Mar. 9, 293 242 Oct. 8, May 19, May 28, 230
Forest System lands in Mendocino National 2003 2003 2004 2003 2004 2004
Forest, California, to provide for the use of

Sfmt 0668
the proceeds from such conveyance for Na-
tional Forest purposes, and for other pur-
poses.
To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to H.R. 856 Feb. 13, Res EPW ............ 243 May 14, May 19, May 28, 231
revise a repayment contract with the Tom 2003 ENR Mar. 9, 2003 2004 2004
Green County Water Control and Improve- 2004
ment District No. 1, San Angelo project,
Texas, and for other purposes.
To amend the Small Business Investment Act H.R. 923 Feb. 26, SB SBE June 12, 153 ............ June 24, May 18, May 28, 232

E:\CR\FM\D15FE5.REC
of 1958 to allow certain premier certified 2003 2003 2003 2004 2004
lenders to elect to maintain an alternative
loss reserve.
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD — DAILY DIGEST

To amend the Reclamation Wastewater and H.R. 1598 April 3, Res ENR Oct. 8, Mar. 9, 306 244 Oct. 15, May 19, May 28, 233

D15FE5
Groundwater Study and Facilities Act to 2003 2003 2004 2003 2004 2004
authorize the Secretary of the Interior to
participate in projects within the San
Diego Creek Watershed, California, and for
other purposes.
To provide for the establishment of separate H.R. 3104 Sept. 16, AS-H AS-S May 11, ............ 0 Mar. 30, May 18, May 28, 234
campaign medals to be awarded to mem- 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004
bers of the uniformed services who partici-
pate in Operation Enduring Freedom and
to members of the uniformed services who
participate in Operation Iraqi Freedom.
To address the participation of Taiwan in the S. 2092 Feb. 12, FR .................. April 29, ............ 0 May 20, May 6, June 14, 235
World Health Organization. 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
Recognizing the 60th anniversary of the Al- S.J. Res. 28 Feb. 25, AS-H Jud ............ ............ June 2, April 1, June 15, 236
lied landing at Normandy during World 2004 2004 2004 2004
D105

War II.
Committee Date Reported Report No. Date of passage Public Law
Date
D106

Title Bill No. intro-


duced

VerDate Aug 04 2004


House Senate House Senate House Senate House Senate Date ap- No.
108 108 proved 108

To encourage the development and promulga- H.R. 1086 Mar. 5, Jud Jud May 22, Nov. 6, 125 0 June 10, April 2, June 22, 237
tion of voluntary consensus standards by 2003 2003 2003 2003 2004 2004
providing relief under the antitrust laws to
standards development organizations with
respect to conduct engaged in for the pur-

04:24 Feb 16, 2005


pose of developing voluntary consensus
standards, and for other purposes.
To authorize assistance for the National Great S. 1233 June 11, Res Jud Nov. 17, June 19, 372 0 June 1, July 14, June 22, 238
Blacks in Wax Museum and Justice Learn- 2003 Jud 2003 2003 2004 2003 2004
ing Center.

Jkt 039060
To designate the facility of the United States H.R. 1822 April 11, GR GA June 7, ............ 0 April 20, June 9, June 25, 239
Postal Service located at 3751 West 6th 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004
Street in Los Angeles, California, as the
‘‘Dosan Ahn Chang Ho Post Office’’.
To redesignate the facility of the United H.R. 2130 May 15, GR GA June 7, ............ 0 Nov. 18, June 9, June 25, 240

PO 00000
States Postal Service located at 121 2003 2004 2003 2004 2004
Kinderkamack Road in River Edge, New
Jersey, as the ‘‘New Bridge Landing Post
Office’’.

Frm 00016
To designate the facility of the United States H.R. 2438 June 11, GR GA June 7, ............ 0 Nov. 4, June 9, June 25, 241
Postal Service located at 115 West Pine 2003 2004 2003 2004 2004
Street in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, as the
‘‘Major Henry A. Commiskey, Sr. Post Of-
fice Building’’.

Fmt 0668
To designate the facility of the United States H.R. 3029 Sept. 5, GR GA June 7, ............ 0 Nov. 4, June 9, June 25, 242
Postal Service located at 255 North Main 2003 2004 2003 2004 2004
Street in Jonesboro, Georgia, as the ‘‘S.
Truett Cathy Post Office Building’’.

Sfmt 0668
To designate the facility of the United States H.R. 3059 Sept. 10, GR GA June 7, ............ 0 Mar. 24, June 9, June 25, 243
Postal Service located at 304 West Michi- 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004
gan Street in Stuttgart, Arkansas, as the
‘‘Lloyd L. Burke Post Office’’.
To designate the facility of the United States H.R. 3068 Sept. 10, GR GA June 7, ............ 0 Oct. 20, June 9, June 25, 244
Postal Service located at 2055 Siesta Drive 2003 2004 2003 2004 2004
in Sarasota, Florida, as the ‘‘Brigadier Gen-
eral (AUS-Ret.) John H. McLain Post Of-
fice’’.

E:\CR\FM\D15FE5.REC
To designate the facility of the United States H.R. 3234 Oct. 2, GR GA June 7, ............ 0 Oct. 28, June 9, June 25, 245
Postal Service located at 14 Chestnut Street 2003 2004 2003 2004 2004
in Liberty, New York, as the ‘‘Ben R.
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD — DAILY DIGEST

Gerow Post Office Building’’.

D15FE5
To designate the facility of the United States H.R. 3300 Oct. 15, GR GA June 7, ............ 0 Nov. 18, June 9, June 25, 246
Postal Service located at 15500 Pearl Road 2003 2004 2003 2004 2004
in Strongsville, Ohio, as the ‘‘Walter F.
Ehrnfelt, Jr. Post Office Building’’.
To designate the facility of the United States H.R. 3353 Oct. 21, GR GA June 7, ............ 0 Nov. 17, June 9, June 25, 247
Postal Service located at 525 Main Street 2003 2004 2003 2004 2004
in Tarboro, North Carolina, as the ‘‘George
Henry White Post Office Building’’.
To designate the facility of the United States H.R. 3536 Nov. 19, GR GA June 7, ............ 0 Mar. 9, June 9, June 25, 248
Postal Service located at 210 Main Street 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004
in Malden, Illinois, as the ‘‘Army Staff Sgt.
Lincoln Hollinsaid Malden Post Office’’.
To designate the facility of the United States H.R. 3537 Nov. 19, GR GA June 7, ............ 0 Mar. 9, June 9, June 25, 249
Postal Service located at 185 State Street in 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004
Manhattan, Illinois, as the ‘‘Army Pvt.
February 15, 2005

Shawn Pahnke Manhattan Post Office’’.


To designate the facility of the United States H.R. 3538 Nov. 19, GR GA June 7, ............ 0 Mar. 9, June 9, June 25, 250
Postal Service located at 201 South Chi- 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004
cago Avenue in Saint Anne, Illinois, as the
‘‘Marine Capt. Ryan Beaupre Saint Anne
Post Office’’.

VerDate Aug 04 2004


To designate the facility of the United States H.R. 3690 Dec. 8, GR GA June 7, ............ 0 Feb. 25, June 9, June 25, 251
Postal Service located at 2 West Main 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004
Street in Batavia, New York, as the ‘‘Bar-
ber Conable Post Office Building’’.
To designate the facility of the United States H.R. 3733 Jan. 27, GR GA June 7, ............ 0 Mar. 16, June 9, June 25, 252
Postal Service located at 410 Huston Street 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
February 15, 2005

in Altamont, Kansas, as the ‘‘Myron V.


George Post Office’’.

04:24 Feb 16, 2005


To designate the facility of the United States H.R. 3740 Jan. 28, GR GA June 7, ............ 0 May 18, June 9, June 25, 253
Postal Service located at 223 South Main 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
Street in Roxboro, North Carolina, as the
‘‘Oscar Scott Woody Post Office Building’’.

Jkt 039060
To designate the facility of the United States H.R. 3769 Feb. 4, GR GA June 7, ............ 0 Mar. 2, June 9, June 25, 254
Postal Service located at 137 East Young 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
High Pike in Knoxville, Tennessee, as the
‘‘Ben Atchley Post Office Building’’.
To designate the facility of the United States H.R. 3855 Feb. 26, GR GA June 7, ............ 0 April 20, June 9, June 25, 255

PO 00000
Postal Service located at 607 Pershing 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
Drive in Laclede, Missouri, as the ‘‘General
John J. Pershing Post Office’’.
To designate the facility of the United States H.R. 3917 Mar. 9, GR GA June 7, ............ 0 Mar. 29, June 9, June 25, 256

Frm 00017
Postal Service located at 695 Marconi Bou- 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
levard in Copiague, New York, as the
‘‘Maxine S. Postal United States Post Of-
fice’’.
To redesignate the facility of the United H.R. 3939 Mar. 11, GR GA June 7, ............ 0 May 11, June 9, June 25, 257

Fmt 0668
States Postal Service located at 14-24 Ab- 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
bott Road in Fair Lawn, New Jersey, as the
‘‘Mary Ann Collura Post Office Building’’.
To redesignate the facility of the United H.R. 3942 Mar. 11, GR GA June 7, ............ 0 April 27, June 9, June 25, 258

Sfmt 0668
States Postal Service located at 7 Commer- 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
cial Boulevard in Middletown, Rhode Is-
land, as the ‘‘Rhode Island Veterans Post
Office Building’’.
To designate the facility of the United States H.R. 4037 Mar. 25, GR GA June 7, ............ 0 April 20, June 9, June 25, 259
Postal Service located at 475 Kell Farm 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
Drive in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, as the
‘‘Richard G. Wilson Processing and Dis-
tribution Facility’’.

E:\CR\FM\D15FE5.REC
To designate the facility of the United States H.R. 4176 April 20, GR GA June 7, ............ 0 May 18, June 9, June 25, 260
Postal Service located at 122 West Elwood 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
Avenue in Raeford, North Carolina, as the
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD — DAILY DIGEST

‘‘Bobby Marshall Gentry Post Office Build-

D15FE5
ing’’.
To designate the facility of the United States H.R. 4299 May 6, GR GA June 7, ............ 0 May 11, June 9, June 25, 261
Postal Service located at 410 South Jackson 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
Road in Edinburg, Texas, as the ‘‘Dr.
Miguel A. Nevarez Post Office Building’’.
To reauthorize the Temporary Assistance for H.R. 4589 June 16, WM .................. ............ ............ June 22, June 22, June 30, 262
Needy Families block grant program 2004 2004 2004 2004
through September 30, 2004, and for other
purposes.
To provide an extension of highway, highway H.R. 4635 June 22, TI .................. ............ ............ June 23, June 23, June 30, 263
safety, motor carrier safety, transit, and 2004 WM 2004 2004 2004
other programs funded out of the Highway Res
Trust Fund pending enactment of a law re- Sci
authorizing the Transportation Equity Act
for the 21st Century.
D107
Committee Date Reported Report No. Date of passage Public Law
Date
D108

Title Bill No. intro-


duced

VerDate Aug 04 2004


House Senate House Senate House Senate House Senate Date ap- No.
108 108 proved 108

To amend the National Flood Insurance Act S. 2238 Mar. 25, BHUA .................. May 13, ............ 262 June 21, June 15, June 30, 264
of 1968 to reduce loses to properties for 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
which repetitive flood insurance claim pay-
ments have been made.
To amend the Richard B. Russell National S. 2507 June 7, .................. .................. ............ 279 June 24, June 23, June 30, 265

04:24 Feb 16, 2005


School Lunch Act and the Child Nutrition 2004 2004 2004 2004
Act of 1966 to provide children with in-
creased access to food and nutrition assist-
ance, to simplify program operations and
improve program management, to reau-

Jkt 039060
thorize child nutrition programs, and for
other purposes.
To assist in the conservation of marine turtles H.R. 3378 Oct. 28, Res May 20, .................. 507 ............ June 14, June 18, July 2, 266
and the nesting habitats of marine turtles 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004
in foreign countries.

PO 00000
To amend the Indian Self-Determination and H.R. 3504 Nov. 17, EWf .................. 510 ............ June 14, June 18, July 2, 267
Education Assistance Act to redesignate 2003 Res May 20, 2004 2004 2004
the American Indian Education Foundation 2004
as the National Fund for Excellence in

Frm 00018
American Indian Education.
To provide for the transfer of the Nebraska H.R. 4322 May 11, AS-H .................. ............ ............ June 14, June 21, July 2, 268
Avenue Naval Complex in the District of 2004 2004 2004 2004
Columbia to facilitate the establishment of

Fmt 0668
the headquarters for the Department of
Homeland Security, to provide for the ac-
quisition by the Department of the Navy
of suitable replacement facilities, and for
other purposes.

Sfmt 0668
To amend the Bend Pine Nursery Land Con- S. 1848 Nov. 11, ENR .................. Mar. 9, ............ 238 June 21, May 19, July 2, 269
veyance Act to direct the Secretary of Agri- 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004
culture to sell the, Bend Pine Nursery Ad-
ministration Site in the State of Oregon.
To provide for the use and distribution of the H.R. 884 Feb. 25, Res Oct. 7, .................. 299 ............ June 21, June 24, July 7, 270
funds awarded to the Western Shoshone 2003 2003 2004 2004 2004
identifiable group under Indian Claims
Commission Docket Numbers 326-A-1,
326-A-3, and 326-K, and for other pur-

E:\CR\FM\D15FE5.REC
poses.
To provide new human capital flexibilities H.R. 2751 July 16, GR GA Nov. 19, 380 ............ Feb. 25, June 24, July 7, 271
with respect to the GAO, and for other 2003 2003 2004 2004 2004
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD — DAILY DIGEST

purposes.

D15FE5
Approving the renewal of import restrictions H.J. Res. 97 June 3, WM Fin June 15, ............ 0 June 14, June 24, July 7, 272
contained in the Burmese Freedom and (S.J. Res. 39) 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
Democracy Act of 2003.
To designate the United States courthouse S. 2017 Jan. 22, GA .................. June 7, ............ 0 June 22, June 9, July 7, 273
and post office building located at 93 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
Atocha Street in Ponce, Puerto Rico, as the
‘‘Luis A. Ferre United States Courthouse
and Post Office Building’’.
To extend and modify the trade benefits H.R. 4103 April 1, WM May 19, .................. 501 ............ June 14, June 24, July 13, 274
under the African Growth and Oppor- 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
tunity Act.
To amend title 18, United States Code, to es- H.R. 1731 April 10, Jud June 8, .................. 528 ............ June 23, June 25, July 15, 275
tablish penalties for aggravated identity 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004
theft, and for other purposes.
February 15, 2005
To amend the Public Health Service Act to S. 15 Mar. 11, HEL&P .................. Mar. 25, ............ 0 July 14, May 19, July 21, 276
provide for the payment of compensation 2003 2003 2004 2004 2004
for certain individuals with injuries result-
ing from the administration of smallpox
countermeasures, to provide protections

VerDate Aug 04 2004


and countermeasures against chemical, ra-
diological, or nuclear agents that may be
used in a terrorist attack against the
United States, and to improve immuniza-
tion rates by increasing the distribution of
vaccines and improving and clarifying the
February 15, 2005

vaccine injury compensation program.


To amend title 18, United States Code, to H.R. 218 Jan. 7, Jud June 22, .................. 560 ............ June 23, July 7, July 22, 277

04:24 Feb 16, 2005


exempt qualified current and former law 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004
enforcement officers from State laws pro-
hibiting the carrying of concealed hand-
guns.

Jkt 039060
To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture and H.R. 3846 Feb. 26, Res May 20, .................. 509 ............ June 21, June 25, July 22, 278
the Secretary of the Interior to enter into 2004 Agr 2004 2004 2004 2004
an agreement or contract with Indian
tribes meeting certain criteria to carry out
projects to protect Indian forest land.

PO 00000
To resolve the boundary conflicts in Barry S. 1167 June 2, ENR .................. Mar. 9, ............ 234 July 12, May 19, July 22, 279
and Stone Counties in the State of Missouri. 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004
To provide an extension of highway, highway H.R. 4916 July 22, TI .................. ............ ............ July 22, July 22, July 30, 280
safety, motor carrier safety, transit, and 2004 WM 2004 2004 2004
other programs funded out of the Highway Sci

Frm 00019
Trust Fund pending enactment of a law re- Res
authorizing the Transportation Equity Act
for the 21st Century.
To amend the E-Government Act of 2002 H.R. 1303 Mar. 18, Jud GA July 25, July 7, 239 0 Oct. 7, July 9, Aug. 2, 281

Fmt 0668
with respect to rulemaking authority of the 2003 GA 2003 2004 2003 2004 2004
Judicial Conference. July 7,
2004
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cos- S. 741 Mar. 27, EC HEL&P July 15, Feb. 18, 608 226 July 20, Mar. 8, Aug. 2, 282

Sfmt 0668
metic Act with regard to new animal 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
drugs, and for other purposes.
To require a report on the conflict in Ugan- S. 2264 Mar. 31, IR FR April 29, ............ 0 July 19, May 7, Aug. 2, 283
da, and for other purposes. 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
Providing for the appointment of Eli Broad S.J. Res. 38 June 3, HA RAdm ............ ............ July 20, June 9, Aug. 2, 284
as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents 2004 2004 2004 2004
of the Smithsonian Institution.
To facilitate self-help housing homeownership H.R. 4363 May 13, FS BHUA June 16, 546 ............ June 21, July 14, Aug. 2, 285
opportunities. 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004

E:\CR\FM\D15FE5.REC
To implement the United States-Australia H.R. 4759 July 6, WM July 12, .................. 597 ............ July 14, July 15, Aug. 3, 286
Free Trade Agreement. 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
Making appropriations for the Department of H.R. 4613 June 18, .................. .................. 553 ............ June 22, June 24, Aug. 5, 287
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD — DAILY DIGEST

Defense for the fiscal year ending Sep- 2004 2004 2004 2004

D15FE5
tember 30, 2005, and for other purposes.
To designate the historic Federal District H.R. 1572 April 2, TI EPW July 17, June 24, 216 0 Sept. 3, July 19, Aug. 6, 288
Court Building located at 100 North 2003 2003 2004 2003 2004 2004
Palafox Street in Pensacola, Florida, as the
‘‘Winston E. Arnow Federal Courthouse’’..
To provide for the issuance of a coin to com- H.R. 1914 May 1, FS April 27, .................. 472 ............ July 14, July 20, Aug. 6, 289
memorate the 400th anniversary of the 2003 WM 2004 2004 2004 2004
Jamestown settlement. July 6,
2004
To require the Secretary of the Treasury to H.R. 2768 July 17, FS April 27, .................. 473 ............ July 14, July 20, Aug. 6, 290
mint coins in commemoration of Chief 2003 WM 2004 2004 2004 2004
Justice John Marshall. July 6,
2004
D109
Committee Date Reported Report No. Date of passage Public Law
Date
D110

Title Bill No. intro-


duced

VerDate Aug 04 2004


House Senate House Senate House Senate House Senate Date ap- No.
108 108 proved 108

To require the Secretary of the Treasury to H.R. 3277 Oct. 8, FS April 27, .................. 474 ............ July 14, July 20, Aug. 6, 291
mint coins in commemoration of the 230th 2003 WM 2004 2004 2004 2004
Anniversary of the United States Marine July 6,
Corps, and to support construction of the 2004
Marine Corps Heritage Center.

04:24 Feb 16, 2005


To designate the facility of the United States H.R. 4380 May 18, GR GA ............ ............ July 12, July 19, Aug. 6, 292
Postal Service located at 4737 Mile Stretch 2004 2004 2004 2004
Drive in Holiday, Florida, as the ‘‘Sergeant
First Class Paul Ray Smith Post Office
Building’’.

Jkt 039060
To authorize appropriations for the Coast H.R. 2443 June 12, TI CST July 24, 233 ............ Nov. 5, Mar. 30, Aug. 9, 293
Guard for fiscal year 2004, to amend var- 2003 2003 2003 2004 2004
ious laws administered by the Coast
Guard, and for other purposes.

PO 00000
To redesignate the facilities of the United H.R. 3340 Oct. 20, GR GA July 22, ............ 0 July 6, July 22, Aug. 9, 294
States Postal Service located at 7715 and 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004
7748 S. Cottage Grove Avenue in Chicago,
Illinois, as the ‘‘James E. Worsham Post
Office’’ and the ‘‘James E. Worsham Car-

Frm 00020
rier Annex Building’’, respectively, and for
other purposes.
To amend titles III and IV of the Social Secu- H.R. 3463 Nov. 6, WM .................. ............ ............ July 14, July 22, Aug. 9, 295
rity Act to improve the administration of 2003 2004 2004 2004

Fmt 0668
unemployment taxes and benefits.
To designate the facility of the United States H.R. 4222 April 27, GR GA July 22, ............ 0 June 21, July 22, Aug. 9, 296
Postal Service located at 550 Nebraska Av- 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
enue in Kansas City, Kansas, as the ‘‘New-
ell George Post Office Building’’.

Sfmt 0668
To amend title 49, United States Code, to H.R. 4226 April 28, TI CST June 8, 526 ............ June 22, July 21, Aug. 9, 297
make certain conforming changes to provi- 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
sions governing the registration of aircraft
and the recordation of instruments in order
to implement the Convention on Inter-
national Interests in Mobile Equipment
and the Protocol to the Convention on
International Interests in Mobile Equip-
ment on Matters Specific to Aircraft

E:\CR\FM\D15FE5.REC
Equipment, known as the ‘‘Cape Town
Treaty’’.
To designate the facility of the United States H.R. 4327 May 11, GR GA July 22, ............ 0 July 6, July 22, Aug. 9, 298
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD — DAILY DIGEST

Postal Service located at 7450 Natural 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004

D15FE5
Bridge Road in St. Louis, Missouri, as the
‘‘Vitilas ’Veto’ Reid Post Office Building’’.
To modify certain deadlines pertaining to H.R. 4417 May 20, Jud Jud ............ ............ June 14, July 22, Aug. 9, 299
machine-readable, tamper-resistant entry 2004 2004 2004 2004
and exit documents.
To designate the facility of the United States H.R. 4427 May 20, GR GA July 22, ............ 0 July 6, July 22, Aug. 9, 300
Postal Service located at 73 South Euclid 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
Avenue in Montauk, New York, as the
‘‘Perry B. Duryea, Jr. Post Office’’.
To preserve the ability of the Federal Hous- S. 2712 July 21, BHUA .................. ............ ............ July 22, July 22, Aug. 9, 301
ing Administration to insure mortgages 2004 2004 2004 2004
under sections 238 and 519 of the Na-
tional Housing Act.
To implement the United States-Morocco H.R. 4842 July 15, WM July 21, July 20, 627 0 July 22, July 22, Aug. 17, 302
Free Trade Agreement. (S. 2677) 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
February 15, 2005
Making emergency supplemental appropria- H.R. 5005 Sept. 7, App .................. ............ ............ Sept. 7, Sept. 7, Sept. 8, 303
tions for the fiscal year ending September 2004 Bud 2004 2004 2004
30, 2004, for additional disaster assistance.
To designate certain conduct by sports agents H.R. 361 Jan. 27, EC CST Mar. 5, 24 ............ June 4, Sept. 9, Sept. 24, 304

VerDate Aug 04 2004


relating to the signing of contracts with 2003 Jud 2003 2003 2004 2004
student athletes as unfair and deceptive June 2,
acts or practices to be regulated by the 2003
Federal Trade Commission.
To provide for the conveyance of the real H.R. 3908 Mar. 4, EWf HEL&P ............ ............ June 2, Sept. 10, Sept. 24, 305
property located at 1081 West Main Street 2004 2004 2004 2004
in Ravenna, Ohio.
February 15, 2005

To provide an additional temporary extension H.R. 5008 Sept. 7, SB .................. ............ ............ Sept. 13, Sept. 14, Sept. 24, 306

04:24 Feb 16, 2005


of programs under the Small Business Act 2004 2004 2004 2004
and the Small Business Investment Act of
1958 through September 30, 2004, and for
other purposes.
To revise the boundary of Harpers Ferry Na- S. 1576 Sept. 3, Res ENR Sept. 7, Mar. 9, 655 236 Sept. 13, May 19, Sept. 24, 307

Jkt 039060
tional Historical Park, and for other pur- 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
poses.
To reauthorize the Temporary Assistance for H.R. 5149 Sept. 24, WM .................. ............ ............ Sept. 30, Sept. 30, Sept. 30, 308
Needy Families block grant program 2004 EC 2004 2004 2004
through March 31, 2005, and for other

PO 00000
purposes.
Making continuing appropriations for the fis- H.J. Res. 107 Sept. 28, App .................. ............ ............ Sept. 29, Sept. 29, Sept. 30, 309
cal year 2005, and for other purposes. 2004 Bud 2004 2004 2004
To provide an extension of highway, highway H.R. 5183 Sept. 29, TI .................. ............ ............ Sept. 30, Sept. 30, Sept. 30, 310

Frm 00021
safety, motor carrier safety, transit, and 2004 Bud 2004 2004 2004
other programs funded out of the Highway WM
Trust Fund pending enactment of a law re- Res
authorizing the Transportation Equity Act Sci
for the 21st Century.

Fmt 0668
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 H.R. 1308 Mar. 18, WM .................. ............ ............ Mar. 19, June 5, Oct. 4, 311
to end certain abusive tax practices, to pro- 2003 2003 2003 2004
vide tax relief and simplification, and for
other purposes.

Sfmt 0668
To provide for an adjustment of the bound- H.R. 265 Jan. 8, Res ENR May 17, Aug. 25, 495 330 June 1, Sept. 15, Oct. 5, 312
aries of Mount Rainier National Park, and 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
for other purposes.
To provide for additional lands to be in- H.R. 1521 Mar. 31, Res ENR Oct. 7, May 20, 301 276 Oct. 15, Sept. 15, Oct. 5, 313
cluded within the boundary of the Johns- 2003 2003 2004 2003 2004 2004
town Flood National Memorial in the State
of Pennsylvania, and for other purposes.
To authorize the exchange of certain lands H.R. 1616 April 3, Res ENR Sept. 3, Aug. 25, 255 332 Oct. 28, Sept. 15, Oct. 5, 314
within the Martin Luther King, Junior, 2003 2003 2004 2003 2004 2004

E:\CR\FM\D15FE5.REC
National Historic Site for lands owned by
the City of Atlanta, Georgia, and for other
purposes.
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD — DAILY DIGEST

To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to H.R. 1648 April 7, Res ENR Nov. 17, June 25, 363 287 Nov. 17, Sept. 15, Oct. 5, 315

D15FE5
convey certain water distribution systems 2003 2003 2004 2003 2004 2004
of the Cachuma Project, California, to the
Carpinteria Valley Water District and the
Montecito Water District.
To amend the Reclamation Wastewater and H.R. 1732 April 10, Res ENR Nov. 17, June 25, 364 288 Nov. 17, Sept. 15, Oct. 5, 316
Groundwater Study and Facilities Act to 2003 2003 2004 2003 2004 2004
authorize the Secretary of the Interior to
participate in the Williamson County,
Texas, Water Recycling and Reuse Project,
and for other purposes.
To establish Institutes to demonstrate and H.R. 2696 July 10, Res ENR Nov. 21, Mar. 29, 397 252 Feb. 24, Sept. 15, Oct. 5, 317
promote the use of adaptive ecosystem 2003 Agr 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004
management to reduce the risk of
wildfires, and restore the health of fire-
adapted forest and woodland ecosystems of
D111

the interior West.


Committee Date Reported Report No. Date of passage Public Law
Date
D112

Title Bill No. intro-


duced

VerDate Aug 04 2004


House Senate House Senate House Senate House Senate Date ap- No.
108 108 proved 108

To amend the Reclamation Project Author- H.R. 3209 Sept. 30, Res ENR Nov. 7, June 25, 356 289 Nov. 17, Sept. 15, Oct. 5, 318
ization Act of 1972 to clarify the acreage 2003 2003 2004 2003 2004 2004
for which the North Loup division is au-
thorized to provide irrigation water under
the Missouri River Basin project.

04:24 Feb 16, 2005


To extend the term of the Forest Counties H.R. 3249 Oct. 3, Res ENR May 20, ............ 0 Oct. 28, Sept. 15, Oct. 5, 319
Payments Committee. 2003 Agr 2004 2003 2004 2004
To amend the Stevenson-Wydler Technology H.R. 3389 Oct. 29, Sci CST Feb. 11, 419 ............ Mar. 3, Sept. 23, Oct. 5, 320
Innovation Act of 1980 to permit Malcolm 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004
Baldrige National Quality Awards to be

Jkt 039060
made to nonprofit organizations.
To expand the Timucuan Ecological and His- H.R. 3768 Feb. 4, Res ENR May 17, Aug. 25, 493 333 May 17, Sept. 15, Oct. 5, 321
toric Preserve, Florida. 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
Commemorating the opening of the National S.J. Res. 41 July 7, HA IA July 16, ............ 0 Sept. 21, July 22, Oct. 5, 322
Museum of the American Indian. 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004

PO 00000
To reauthorize the Tropical Forest Conserva- H.R. 4654 June 23, IR FR July 14, 603 ............ Sept. 7, Sept. 28, Oct. 6, 323
tion Act of 1998 through fiscal year 2007, 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
and for other purposes.
Making appropriations for military construc- H.R. 4837 July 15, .................. .................. 607 309 July 22, Sept. 20, Oct. 13, 324
tion, family housing, and base realignment (S. 2674) 2004 2004 2004 2004

Frm 00022
and closure for the Department of Defense
for the fiscal year ending September 30,
2005, and for other purposes.
To authorize a land conveyance between the S. 1778 Oct. 23, ENR .................. May 20, ............ 271 Sept. 28, Sept. 15, Oct. 13, 325

Fmt 0668
United State and the City of Craig, Alaska, 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004
and for other purposes.
To clarify the tax treatment of bonds and H.R. 982 Feb. 27, Res Fin Oct. 7, July 20, 102 0 Nov. 4, Sept. 29, Oct. 16, 326
other obligations issued by the Govern- 2003 Jud 2003 2004 2003 2004 2004
ment of American Samoa. May 15,

Sfmt 0668
2003
To amend the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 H.R. 2408 June 10, Res EPW Nov. 20, Aug. 25, 385 315 Mar. 23, Sept. 30, Oct. 16, 327
to reauthorize volunteer programs and 2003 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004
community partnerships for national wild-
life refuges, and for other purposes.
To amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to H.R. 2771 July 17, EC April 28, .................. 476 ............ May 5, Sept. 30, Oct. 16, 328
reauthorize the New York City Watershed 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004
Protection Program.
To amend the Act of November 2, 1966 (80 H.R. 4115 April 1, Res June 9, .................. 535 ............ July 19, Sept. 29, Oct. 16, 329

E:\CR\FM\D15FE5.REC
Stat. 1112), to allow binding arbitration 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
clauses to be included in all contracts af-
fecting the land within the Salt River
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD — DAILY DIGEST

Pima-Maricopa Indian Reservation.

D15FE5
To amend title 31, United States Code, to H.R. 4259 May 4, GR GA June 9, 533 ............ July 20, Sept. 29, Oct. 16, 330
improve the financial accountability re- 2004 HS 2004 2004 2004 2004
quirements applicable to the Department
of Homeland Security, to establish require-
ments for the Future Years Homeland Se-
curity Program of the Department, and for
other purposes.
To authorize the Board of Regents of the H.R. 5105 Sept. 17, TI .................. ............ ............ Sept. 29, Oct. 1, Oct. 16, 331
Smithsonian Institution to carry out con- 2004 2004 2004 2004
struction and related activities in support
of the collaborative Very Energetic Radi-
ation Imaging Telescope Array System
(VERITAS) project on Kitt Peak near Tuc-
son, Arizona.
To require a report on acts of anti-Semitism S. 2292 April 7, IR FR April 29, ............ 0 Oct. 8, May 7, Oct. 16, 332
February 15, 2005

around the world. 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004


To promote human rights and freedom in the H.R. 4011 Mar. 23, IR FR May 4, 478 ............ July 21, Sept. 28, Oct. 18, 333
Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, 2004 Jud 2004 2004 2004 2004
and for other purposes.
Making appropriations for the Department of H.R. 4567 June 15, .................. .................. 541 280 June 18, Sept. 14, Oct. 18, 334

VerDate Aug 04 2004


Homeland Security for the fiscal year end- (S. 2537) 2004 2004 2004 2004
ing September 30, 2005, and for other
purposes.
Making appropriations for the government of H.R. 4850 July 19, App .................. Sept. 21, 610 354 July 20, Sept. 22, Oct. 18, 335
the District of Columbia and other activi- (S. 2826) 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
ties chargeable in whole or in part against
the revenues of said District for the fiscal
February 15, 2005

year ending September 30, 2005, and for


other purposes.

04:24 Feb 16, 2005


To provide for the implementation of air S. 551 Mar. 6, EC EPW Oct. 4, Nov. 19, 712 201 Oct. 4, Nov. 21, Oct. 18, 336
quality programs developed in accordance 2003 Res 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
with an Intergovernmental Agreement be- Sept. 30,
tween the Southern Ute Indian Tribe and 2004

Jkt 039060
the State of Colorado concerning Air Qual-
ity Control on the Southern Ute Indian
Reservation, and for other purposes.
To authorize the subdivision and dedication S. 1421 July 16, Res ENR Mar. 29, ............ 251 Oct. 4, Sept. 15, Oct. 18, 337
of restricted land owned by Alaska Natives. 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004

PO 00000
To direct the Secretary of Agriculture to con- S. 1537 July 31, Res ANF Sept. 7, 654 ............ Sept. 28, Nov. 24, Oct. 18, 338
vey to the New Hope Cemetery Associa- 2003 2004 2004 2003 2004
tion certain land in the State of Arkansas
for use as a cemetery.

Frm 00023
To replace certain Coastal Barrier Resources S. 1663 Sept. 25, Res EPW Oct. 30, ............ 179 June 14, Nov. 6, Oct. 18, 339
System maps. 2003 2003 2004 2003 2004
To direct the Secretary of the Interior to con- S. 1687 Sept. 30, ENR .................. May 20, ............ 270 Sept. 28, Sept. 15, Oct. 18, 340
duct a study on the preservation and inter- 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004
pretation of the historic sites of the Man-

Fmt 0668
hattan Project for potential inclusion in the
National Park System.
To transfer federal lands between the Sec- S. 1814 Nov. 3, Res EPW Oct. 4, 716 ............ Oct. 4, April 20, Oct. 18, 341
retary of Agriculture and the Secretary of 2003 Agr 2004 2004 2004 2004

Sfmt 0668
the Interior. EWf

To amend the National Trails System Act to S. 2052 Feb. 5, Res ENR Aug. 25, ............ 321 Sept. 28, Sept. 15, Oct. 18, 342
designate El Camino Real de los Tejas as a 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
National Historic Trail.
To authorize and facilitate hydroelectric S. 2319 April 19, ENR .................. July 7, ............ 299 Oct. 4, Sept. 15, Oct. 18, 343
power licensing of the Tapoco Project. 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
To revise and extend the Boys and Girls S. 2363 April 29, Jud Jud July 13, June 3, 601 0 Sept. 28, June 3, Oct. 18, 344
Clubs of America. 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004

E:\CR\FM\D15FE5.REC
To redesignate the Ridges Basin Reservoir, S. 2508 June 7, Res ENR Aug. 25, ............ 327 Sept. 28, Sept. 15, Oct. 18, 345
Colorado, as Lake Nighthorse. 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
To direct the Secretary of Agriculture to ex- S. 2180 Mar. 9, ENR .................. June 25, ............ 285 Sept. 28, Sept. 15, Oct. 18, 346
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD — DAILY DIGEST

change certain lands in the Arapaho and 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004

D15FE5
Roosevelt National Forests in the State of
Colorado.
To provide for the promotion of democracy, H.R. 854 Feb. 13, IR .................. ............ ............ Oct. 4, Oct. 6, Oct. 20, 347
human rights, and rule of law in the Re- 2003 Jud 2004 2004 2004
public of Belarus and for the consolidation FS
and strengthening of Belarus sovereignty
and independence.
To authorize the Gateway Arch in St. Louis, S. 2895 Oct. 5, .................. .................. ............ ............ Oct. 8, Oct. 5, Oct. 20, 348
Missouri, to be illuminated by pink lights 2004 2004 2004 2004
in honor of breast cancer awareness month.
To amend the Congressional Accountability H.R. 5122 Sept. 22, HA .................. ............ ............ Sept. 28, Oct. 4, Oct. 21, 349
Act of 1995 to permit members of the 2004 2004 2004 2004
Board of Directors of the Office of Compli-
ance to serve for 2 terms.
D113
Committee Date Reported Report No. Date of passage Public Law
Date
D114

Title Bill No. intro-


duced

VerDate Aug 04 2004


House Senate House Senate House Senate House Senate Date ap- No.
108 108 proved 108

To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to S. 33 Jan. 7, Res ANF ............ ............ Oct. 5, Nov. 24, Oct. 21, 350
sell or exchange all or part of certain ad- 2003 Agr 2004 2003 2004
ministrative sites and other land in the
Ozark-St. Francis and Ouachita National
Forests and to use funds derived from the

04:24 Feb 16, 2005


sale or exchange to acquire, construct, or
improve administrative sites.
To amend the Lease Lot Conveyance Act of S. 1791 Oct. 28, Res ENR May 20, ............ 272 Oct. 7, Sept. 15, Oct. 21, 351
2002 to provide that the amounts received 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004
by the United States under that Act shall

Jkt 039060
be deposited in the reclamation fund, and
for other purposes.
To make technical corrections to laws relating S. 2178 Mar. 9, Res .................. ............ 239 Oct. 7, May 19, Oct. 21, 352
to certain units of the National Park Sys- 2004 2004 2004 2004
tem and to National Park programs.

PO 00000
To designate the facility of the United States S. 2415 May 13, GR GA June 7, ............ 0 Oct. 6, June 9, Oct. 21, 353
Postal Service located at 4141 Postmark 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
Drive, Anchorage, Alaska, as the ‘‘Robert
J. Opinsky Post Office Building’’.
To direct the Secretary of the Interior to con- S. 2511 June 8, Res ENR Aug. 25, ............ 328 Oct. 7, Sept. 15, Oct. 21, 354

Frm 00024
duct a feasibility study of a Chimayo water 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
supply system, to provide for the planning,
design, and construction of a water supply,
reclamation, and filtration facility for

Fmt 0668
Espanola, New Mexico, and for other pur-
poses.
To amend the Public Health Service Act to S. 2634 July 8, EC .................. ............ ............ Sept. 9, July 8, Oct. 21, 355
support the planning, implementation, and 2004 2004 2004 2004
evaluation of organized activities involving

Sfmt 0668
statewide youth suicide early intervention
and prevention strategies, to authorize
grants to institutions of higher education
to reduce student mental health and behav-
ioral health problems, and for other pur-
poses.
To extend certain authority of the Supreme S. 2742 July 22, Jud Jud Sept. 21, ............ 0 Oct. 6, Sept. 28, Oct. 21, 356
Court Police, modify the venue of prosecu- 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
tions relating to the Supreme Court build-

E:\CR\FM\D15FE5.REC
ing and grounds, and authorize the accept-
ance of gifts to the United States Supreme
Court.
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD — DAILY DIGEST

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 H.R. 4520 June 4, WM June 16, .................. 548 ............ June 17, July 15, Oct. 22, 357

D15FE5
to remove impediments in such Code and 2004 Agr 2004 2004 2004 2004
make our manufacturing, service, and
high-technology businesses and workers
more competitive and productive both at
home and abroad.
To amend the Controlled Substances Act to S. 2195 Mar. 11, Jud .................. Sept. 30, ............ 0 Oct. 8, Oct. 6, Oct. 22, 358
clarify the definition of anabolic steroids 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
and to provide for research and education
activities relating to steroids and steroid
precursors.
To amend the securities laws to permit H.R. 1533 April 1, FS BHUA Sept. 3, 248 ............ Sept. 3, Oct. 1, Oct. 25, 359
church pension plans to be invested in col- 2003 2003 2003 2004 2004
lective trusts.
To reauthorize the National Earthquake Haz- H.R. 2608 June 26, Sci CST Aug. 14, Oct. 5, 246 385 Oct. 1, Oct. 6, Oct. 25, 360
ards Reduction Program, and for other 2003 Res 2003 2004 2003 2004 2004
February 15, 2005

purposes.
........................................................................ H.R. 2828 July 23, Res June 25, .................. 573 ............ July 9, Sept. 15, Oct. 25, 361
2003 TI 2004 2004 2004 2004

To amend the Public Health Service Act to H.R. 3858 Feb. 26, EC Oct. 5, .................. 726 ............ Oct. 5, Oct. 8, Oct. 25, 362
increase the supply of pancreatic islet cells 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004

VerDate Aug 04 2004


for research, and to provide for better co-
ordination of Federal efforts and informa-
tion on islet cell transplantation.
To increase, effective as of December 1, 2004, H.R. 4175 April 20, VA VA June 3, Sept. 20, 524 351 July 22, Oct. 5, Oct. 25, 363
the rates of disability compensation for vet- (S. 2483) 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
erans with service-connected disabilities
February 15, 2005

and the rates of dependency and indemnity


compensation for survivors of certain serv-

04:24 Feb 16, 2005


ice-connected disabled veterans, and for
other purposes.
To amend the Assistive Technology Act of H.R. 4278 May 5, EWf HEL&P June 1, 514 ............ June 14, Sept. 30, Oct. 25, 364
1998 to support programs of grants to 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
States to address the assistive technology

Jkt 039060
needs of individuals with disabilities, and
for other purposes.
To amend the Public Health Service Act to H.R. 4555 June 14, EC Sept. 22, .................. 694 ............ Oct. 5, Oct. 9, Oct. 25, 365
revise and extend provisions relating to 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004

PO 00000
mammography quality standards.
To temporarily extend the programs under H.R. 5185 Sept. 30, EWf .................. ............ ............ Oct. 6, Oct. 9, Oct. 25, 366
the Higher Education Act of 1965. 2004 2004 2004 2004
To expand the boundaries of the Fort S. 524 Mar. 5, Res ENR Mar. 9, ............ 230 Oct. 8, May 19, Oct. 25, 367
Donelson National Battlefield to authorize 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004

Frm 00025
the acquisition and interpretation of lands
associated with the campaign that resulted
in the capture of the fort in 1862, and for
other purposes.

Fmt 0668
To authorize the President to award a gold S. 1368 June 27, FS BHUA ............ ............ Oct. 8, Sept. 9, Oct. 25, 368
medal on behalf of the Congress to Rev- 2003 2004 2004 2004
erend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr.
(posthumously) and his widow Coretta
Scott King in recognition of their con-

Sfmt 0668
tributions to the Nation on behalf of the
civil rights movement.
To extend for eighteen months the period for S. 2864 Sept. 29, Jud Jud ............ ............ Oct. 8, Oct. 6, Oct. 25, 369
which chapter 12 of title 11, United States 2004 2004 2004 2004
Code, is reenacted.
To amend the International Child Abduction S. 2883 Oct. 1, .................. .................. ............ ............ Oct. 8, Oct. 1, Oct. 25, 370
Remedies Act to limit the tort liability of 2004 2004 2004 2004
private entities or organizations that carry
out responsibilities of United States Cen-

E:\CR\FM\D15FE5.REC
tral Authority under that Act.
To modify and extend certain privatization S. 2896 Oct. 5, .................. .................. ............ ............ Oct. 8, Oct. 5, Oct. 25, 371
requirements of the Communications Sat- 2004 2004 2004 2004
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD — DAILY DIGEST

ellite Act of 1962.

D15FE5
To reauthorize the State Justice Institute ....... H.R. 2714 July 14, Jud Jud Sept. 25, 285 ............ Mar. 10, Sept. 30, Oct. 25, 372
2003 2003 2004 2004 2004
To reauthorize and improve the programs au- S. 1134 May 22, EPW .................. Oct. 1, ............ 382 Oct. 7, Oct. 6, Oct. 27, 373
thorized by the Public Works and Eco- 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004
nomic Development Act of 1965.
To amend the Indian Land Consolidation Act S. 1721 Oct. 14, Res IA Sept. 7, May 13, 656 264 Oct. 7, June 2, Oct. 27, 374
to improve provisions relating to probate 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
of trust and restricted land, and for other
purposes.
To authorize appropriations for fiscal year H.R. 4200 April 22, AS-H May 14, .................. 491 ............ May 20, June 23, Oct. 28, 375
2005 for military activities of the Depart- 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
ment of Defense, for military construction,
and for defense activities of the Depart-
ment of Energy, to prescribe personnel
strengths for such fiscal year for the Armed
D115

Forces, and for other purposes.


Committee Date Reported Report No. Date of passage Public Law
Date
D116

Title Bill No. intro-


duced

VerDate Aug 04 2004


House Senate House Senate House Senate House Senate Date ap- No.
108 108 proved 108

To protect the voting rights of members of H.R. 2010 May 7, Res ENR June 1, Sept. 28, 515 377 June 14, Oct. 10, Oct. 30, 376
the Armed Services in elections for the 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
Delegate representing American Samoa in
the United States House of Representa-
tives, and for other purposes.

04:24 Feb 16, 2005


To give a preference regarding States that re- H.R. 2023 May 7, EC July 14, .................. 606 ............ Oct. 5, Oct. 11, Oct. 30, 377
quire schools to allow students to self-ad- 2003 EWf 2004 2004 2004 2004
minister medication to treat that student’s
asthma or anaphylaxis, and for other pur-
poses.

Jkt 039060
To amend the Organic Act of Guam for the H.R. 2400 June 10, Res ENR Sept. 7, 638 ............ Sept. 13, Oct. 10, Oct. 30, 378
purposes of clarifying the local judicial 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004
structure of Guam.
To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act H.R. 2984 July 25, Agr .................. ............ ............ Oct. 5, Oct. 11, Oct. 30, 379
to remove the requirement that processors 2003 2004 2004 2004

PO 00000
be members of an agency administering a
marketing order applicable to pears.
To clarify the boundaries of the John H. H.R. 3056 Sept. 10, Res EPW Sept. 7, 641 ............ Sept. 13, Oct. 11, Oct. 30, 380
Chafee Coast Barrier Resources System 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004
Cedar Keys Unit P25 on Otherwise Pro-

Frm 00026
tected Area P25P.
To provide for the conveyance of several small H.R. 3217 Oct. 1, Agr ANF ............ ............ Nov. 17, Oct. 11, Oct. 30, 381
parcels of National Forest System land in 2003 2003 2004 2004
the Apalachicola National Forest, Florida,

Fmt 0668
to resolve boundary discrepancies involving
the Mt. Trial Primitive Baptist Church of
Wakulla County, Florida, and for other
purposes.
To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to H.R. 3391 Oct. 29, Res Oct. 4, .................. 719 ............ Oct. 4, Oct. 10, Oct. 30, 382

Sfmt 0668
convey certain lands and facilities of the 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004
Provo River Project.
To amend title 44, United States Code, to H.R. 3478 Nov. 7, GR GA Dec. 8, 403 ............ Sept. 13, Oct. 11, Oct. 30, 383
improve the efficiency of operations by the 2003 2003 2004 2004 2004
National Archives and Records Adminis-
tration and to reauthorize the National
Historical Publications and Records Com-
mission.
To provide for the control and eradication of H.R. 3479 Nov. 7, Res Sept. 15, .................. 687 ............ Sept. 28, Oct. 10, Oct. 30, 384

E:\CR\FM\D15FE5.REC
the brown tree snake on the island of 2003 Agr 2004 2004 2004 2004
Guam and the prevention of the introduc-
tion of the brown tree snake to other areas
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD — DAILY DIGEST

of the United States, and for other pur-

D15FE5
poses.
To adjust the boundary of the John Muir Na- H.R. 3706 Jan. 20, Res ENR June 18, Sept. 28, 555 378 June 21, Oct. 10, Oct. 30, 385
tional Historic Site, and for other purposes. 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
To authorize improvements in the operations H.R. 3797 Feb. 11, GR GA June 17, 551 ............ June 21, Oct. 11, Oct. 30, 386
of the government of the District of Co- 2004 EWf 2004 2004 2004 2004
lumbia, and for other purposes. FS
To redesignate Fort Clatsop National Memo- H.R. 3819 Feb. 24, Res ENR June 25, 570 ............ July 19, Oct. 10, Oct. 30, 387
rial as the Lewis and Clark National His- 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
torical Park, to include in the park sites in
the State of Washington as well as the
State of Oregon, and for other purposes.
To designate the facility of the United States H.R. 4046 Mar. 25, GR .................. ............ ............ Sept. 28, Oct. 10, Oct. 30, 388
Postal Service located at 555 West 180th 2004 2004 2004 2004
Street in New York, New York, as the
February 15, 2005

‘‘Sergeant Riayan A. Tejeda Post Office’’.


To provide for the conveyance of certain land H.R. 4066 Mar. 30, Res Sept. 28, .................. 702 ............ Sept. 28, Oct. 10, Oct. 30, 389
to the United States and to revise the 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
boundary of Chickasaw National Recre-
ation Area, Oklahoma, and for other pur-
poses.

VerDate Aug 04 2004


To amend section 274A of the Immigration H.R. 4306 May 6, Jud Oct. 5, .................. 731 ............ Oct. 6, Oct. 11, Oct. 30, 390
and Nationality Act to improve the process 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
for verifying an individual’s eligibility for
employment.
Expressing the sense of the Congress in rec- H.J. Res. 57 May 22, Sci .................. ............ ............ Oct. 5, Oct. 10, Oct. 30, 391
ognition of the contributions of the seven 2003 2004 2004 2004
February 15, 2005

Columbia astronauts by supporting estab-


lishment of a Columbia Memorial Space

04:24 Feb 16, 2005


Science Learning Center.
To designate the facility of the United States H.R. 4381 May 18, GR GA ............ ............ Sept. 7, Oct. 10, Oct. 30, 392
Postal Service located at 2811 Springdale 2004 2004 2004 2004
Avenue in Springdale, Arkansas, as the

Jkt 039060
‘‘Harvey and Bernice Jones Post Office
Building’’.
To clarify the loan guarantee authority under H.R. 4471 June 1, FS IA June 17, 550 ............ June 21, Oct. 11, Oct. 30, 393
title VI of the Native American Housing 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
Assistance and Self-Determination Act of

PO 00000
1996.
To amend Public Law 86-434 establishing H.R. 4481 June 2, Res ENR Sept. 7, 651 ............ Sept. 13, Oct. 10, Oct. 30, 394
Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield in the 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
State of Missouri to expand the boundaries

Frm 00027
of the park, and for other purposes.
To designate the facility of the United States H.R. 4556 June 14, GR GA ............ ............ Sept. 7, Oct. 10, Oct. 30, 395
Postal Service located at 1115 South Clin- 2004 2004 2004 2004
ton Avenue in Dunn, North Carolina, as
the ‘‘General William Carey Lee Post Of-

Fmt 0668
fice Building’’.
To modify the boundary of the Harry S Tru- H.R. 4579 June 15, Res Sept. 28, .................. 703 ............ Sept. 28, Oct. 10, Oct. 30, 396
man National Historic Site in the State of 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
Missouri, and for other purposes.

Sfmt 0668
To designate the facility of the United States H.R. 4618 June 18, GR GA ............ ............ Sept. 7, Oct. 10, Oct. 30, 397
Postal Service located at 10 West Prospect 2004 2004 2004 2004
Street in Nanuet, New York, as the ‘‘An-
thony I. Lombardi Memorial Post Office
Building’’.
To designate the facility of the United States H.R. 4632 June 21, GR GA ............ ............ Sept. 13, Oct. 10, Oct. 30, 398
Postal Service located at 19504 Linden 2004 2004 2004 2004
Boulevard in St. Albans, New York, as the
‘‘Archie Spigner Post Office Building’’.

E:\CR\FM\D15FE5.REC
To amend the Federal Water Pollution Con- H.R. 4731 June 25, TI Sept. 13, .................. 678 ............ Sept. 29, Oct. 11, Oct. 30, 399
trol Act to reauthorize the National Estu- 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
ary Program.
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD — DAILY DIGEST

To amend the Colorado Canyons National H.R. 4827 July 13, Res .................. ............ ............ Sept. 28, Oct. 10, Oct. 30, 400

D15FE5
Conservation Area and Black Ridge Can- 2004 2004 2004 2004
yons Wilderness Act of 2000 to rename
the Colorado Canyons National Conserva-
tion Area as the McInnis Canyons National
Conservation Area.
To amend title 5, United States Code, to au- H.R. 4917 July 22, Jud .................. ............ ............ Oct. 8, Oct. 11, Oct. 30, 401
thorize appropriations for the Administra- 2004 2004 2004 2004
tive Conference of the United States for fis-
cal years 2005, 2006, and 2007, and for
other purposes.
To designate the facility of the United States H.R. 5027 Sept. 8, GR .................. ............ ............ Sept. 28, Oct. 10, Oct. 30, 402
Postal Service located at 411 Midway Ave- 2004 2004 2004 2004
nue in Mascotte, Florida, as the ‘‘Specialist
Eric Ramirez Post Office’’.
D117
Committee Date Reported Report No. Date of passage Public Law
Date
D118

Title Bill No. intro-


duced

VerDate Aug 04 2004


House Senate House Senate House Senate House Senate Date ap- No.
108 108 proved 108

To designate the facility of the United States H.R. 5039 Sept. 9, GR GA ............ ............ Sept. 22, Oct. 10, Oct. 30, 403
Postal Service located at United States 2004 2004 2004 2004
Route 1 in Ridgeway, North Carolina, as
the ‘‘Eva Holtzman Post Office’’.
To designate the facility of the United States H.R. 5051 Sept. 9, GR .................. ............ ............ Oct. 6, Oct. 10, Oct. 30, 404

04:24 Feb 16, 2005


Postal Service located at 1001 Williams 2004 2004 2004 2004
Street in Ignacio, Colorado, as the ‘‘Leon-
ard C. Burch Post Office Building’’.
To protect crime victims’ rights, to eliminate H.R. 5107 Sept. 21, Jud Sept. 30, .................. 711 ............ Oct. 6, Oct. 9, Oct. 30, 405
the substantial backlog of DNA samples 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004

Jkt 039060
collected from crime scenes and convicted
offenders, to improve and expand the DNA
testing capacity of Federal, State, and local
crime laboratories, to increase research and
development of new DNA testing tech-

PO 00000
nologies, to develop new training programs
regarding the collection and use of DNA
evidence, to provide post-conviction testing
of DNA evidence to exonerate the inno-
cent, to improve the performance of coun-

Frm 00028
sel in State capital cases, and for other pur-
poses.
To provide assistance to Special Olympics to H.R. 5131 Sept. 23, EWf .................. ............ ............ Oct. 6, Oct. 10, Oct. 30, 406
support expansion of Special Olympics and 2004 IR 2004 2004 2004

Fmt 0668
development of education programs and a EC
Healthy Athletes Program, and for other
purposes.
To designate the facility of the United States H.R. 5133 Sept. 23, GR .................. ............ ............ Sept. 28, Oct. 10, Oct. 30, 407
Postal Service located at 11110 Sunset 2004 2004 2004 2004

Sfmt 0668
Hills Road in Reston, Virginia, as the
‘‘Martha Pennino Post Office Building’’.
To designate the facility of the United States H.R. 5147 Sept. 24, GR .................. ............ ............ Sept. 28, Oct. 10, Oct. 30, 408
Postal Service located at 23055 Sherman 2004 2004 2004 2004
Way in West Hills, California, as the
‘‘Evan Asa Ashcraft Post Office Building’’.
To reduce certain special allowance payments H.R. 5186 Sept. 30, EWf .................. ............ ............ Oct. 7, Oct. 9, Oct. 30, 409
and provide additional teacher loan forgive- 2004 2004 2004 2004
ness on Federal student loans.

E:\CR\FM\D15FE5.REC
To amend the John F. Kennedy Center Act H.R. 5294 Oct. 8, TI .................. ............ ............ Oct. 8, Oct. 11, Oct. 30, 410
to authorize appropriations for the John F. 2004 2004 2004 2004
Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts,
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD — DAILY DIGEST

and for other purposes.

D15FE5
To provide for reform relating to Federal em- S. 129 Jan. 9, GR GA Oct. 5, Jan. 27, 733 223 Oct. 6, April 8, Oct. 30, 411
ployment, and for other purposes. 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
To require the Secretary of Agriculture to es- S. 144 Jan. 13, Res ENR June 1, Feb. 11, 517 6 Oct. 4, Mar. 4, Oct. 30, 412
tablish a program to provide assistance 2003 Agr 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
through States to eligible weed manage-
ment entities to control or eradicate nox-
ious weeds on public and private land.
To authorize the Secretary of the Interior, in S. 643 Mar. 18, Res ENR July 11, ............ 94 Sept. 28, July 17, Oct. 30, 413
cooperation with the University of New 2003 2003 2004 2003 2004
Mexico, to construct and occupy a portion
of the Hibben Center for Archaeological
Research at the University of New Mexico.
To foster local collaborations which will en- S. 1194 June 5, Jud Jud Oct. 5, Oct. 23, 732 0 Oct. 6, Oct. 27, Oct. 30, 414
sure that resources are effectively and effi- 2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
ciently used within the criminal and juve-
February 15, 2005

nile justice systems.


To amend title 31 of the United States Code S. 2986 Nov. 16, .................. .................. ............ ............ Nov. 18, Nov. 17, Nov. 19, 415
to increase the public debt limit. 2004 2004 2004 2004
Making further continuing appropriations for H.J. Res. 114 Nov. 19, App .................. ............ ............ Nov. 20, Nov. 20, Nov. 21, 416
the fiscal year 2005, and for other purposes. 2004 2004 2004 2004

VerDate Aug 04 2004


To authorize an exchange of land at Fort H.R. 1113 Mar. 6, Res ENR July 14, Sept. 28, 201 374 Sept. 23, Oct. 10, Nov. 30, 417
Frederica National Monument, and for 2003 2003 2004 2003 2004 2004
other purposes.
To amend the Reclamation Projects Author- H.R. 1284 Mar. 13, Res ENR July 14, Aug. 25, 204 331 Sept. 16, Sept. 15, Nov. 30, 418
ization and Adjustment Act of 1992 to in- 2003 2003 2004 2003 2004 2004
crease the Federal share of the costs of the
San Gabriel Basin demonstration project.
February 15, 2005

To amend title 17, United States Code, to re- H.R. 1417 Mar. 25, Jud Jud Jan. 30, Sept. 29, 408 0 Mar. 3, Oct. 6, Nov. 30, 419

04:24 Feb 16, 2005


place copyright arbitration royalty panels 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
with Copyright Royalty Judges, and for
other pur poses.
To support the efforts of the California Mis- H.R. 1446 Mar. 26, Res ENR Sept. 28, ............ 375 Oct. 20, Oct. 10, Nov. 30, 420
sions Foundation to restore and repair the 2003 2004 2003 2004 2004

Jkt 039060
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.
To assist the States of Connecticut, New Jer- H.R. 1964 May 6, Res ENR Nov. 17, Sept. 28, 373 376 Nov. 21, Oct. 10, Nov. 30, 421

PO 00000
sey, New York, and Pennsylvania in con- 2003 Agr 2003 2004 2003 2004 2004
serving priority lands and natural resources
in the Highlands region, and for other
purposes.

Frm 00029
To amend title 38, United States Code, to H.R. 3936 Mar. 11, VA VA June 25, Sept. 27, 574 358 July 20, Oct. 9, Nov. 30, 422
authorize the principal office of the United (S. 2485) 2004 AS-H 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
States Court of Appeals for Veterans
Claims to be at any location in the Wash-
ington, D.C., metropolitan area, rather

Fmt 0668
than only in the District of Columbia, and
expressing the sense of Congress that a
dedicated Veterans Courthouse and Justice
Center should be provided for that Court

Sfmt 0668
and those it serves and should be located,
if feasible, at a site owned by the United
States that is part of or proximate to the
Pentagon Reservation, and for other pur-
poses.
To require the Secretary of Energy to carry H.R. 4516 June 4, Sci ENR July 1, Sept. 28, 578 379 July 7, Oct. 10, Nov. 30, 423
out a program of research and development 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
to advance high-end computing.
To establish wilderness areas, promote con- H.R. 4593 June 16, Res Oct. 4, .................. 720 ............ Oct. 4, Oct. 10, Nov. 30, 424

E:\CR\FM\D15FE5.REC
servation, improve public land, and provide 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
for the high quality development in Lin-
coln County, Nevada, and for other pur-
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD — DAILY DIGEST

poses.

D15FE5
To amend the Tijuana River Valley Estuary H.R. 4794 July 9, TI Sept. 15, .................. 688 ............ Oct. 7, Nov. 16, Nov. 30, 425
and Beach Sewage Cleanup Act of 2000 to 2004 IR 2004 2004 2004 2004
extend the authorization of appropriations,
and for other purposes.
To amend title 49, United States Code, to H.R. 5163 Sept. 29, TI Oct. 6, .................. 749 ............ Oct. 7, Nov. 16, Nov. 30, 426
provide the Department of Transportation 2004 EC 2004 2004 2004 2004
a more focused research organization with Sci
an emphasis on innovative technology, and
for other purposes.
To expand research information regarding H.R. 5213 Oct. 5, EC .................. ............ ............ Oct. 7, Nov. 16, Nov. 30, 427
multidisciplinary research projects and epi- 2004 WM 2004 2004 2004
demiological studies.
To extend the liability indemnification re- H.R. 5245 Oct. 7, Sci .................. ............ ............ Oct. 8, Nov. 16, Nov. 30, 428
gime for the commercial space transpor- 2004 2004 2004 2004
tation industry.
D119
Committee Date Reported Report No. Date of passage Public Law
Date
D120

Title Bill No. intro-


duced

VerDate Aug 04 2004


House Senate House Senate House Senate House Senate Date ap- No.
108 108 proved 108

To amend the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of H.R. 1047 Mar. 4, WM .................. ............ 28 Mar. 5, Mar. 4, Dec. 3, 429
the United States to modify temporarily (S. 671) 2003 2003 2004 2004
certain rates of duty, to make other tech-
nical amendments to the trade laws, and
for other purposes.

04:24 Feb 16, 2005


To revise the boundary of the Petrified Forest H.R. 1630 April 3, Res Sept. 30, .................. 713 ............ Oct. 4, Oct. 10, Dec. 3, 430
National Park in the State of Arizona, and 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004
for other purposes.
To reaffirm the inherent sovereign rights of H.R. 2912 July 25, Res IA May 19, Sept. 15, 502 343 June 1, Nov. 19, Dec. 3, 431
the Osage Tribe to determine its member- 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004

Jkt 039060
ship and form of government.
Recognizing the 60th anniversary of the Bat- H.J. Res. 110 Oct. 8, IR .................. ............ ............ Nov. 16, Nov. 19, Dec. 3, 432
tle of the Bulge during World War II. 2004 2004 2004 2004
Appointing the day for convening of the first H.J. Res. 111 Nov. 17, .................. .................. ............ ............ Nov. 17, Nov. 19, Dec. 3, 433

PO 00000
session of the One Hundred Ninth Con- 2004 2004 2004 2004
gress.
Making further continuing appropriations for H.J. Res. 115 Nov. 24, App .................. ............ ............ Nov. 24, Nov. 24, Dec. 3, 434
the fiscal year 2005, and for other purposes. 2004 2004 2004 2004
To make permanent the moratorium on taxes S. 150 Jan. 13, CST .................. Sept. 29, ............ 155 Nov. 19, April 29, Dec. 3, 435

Frm 00030
on Internet access and multiple and dis- 2003 Fin 2003 2004 2004 2004
criminatory taxes on electronic commerce
imposed by the Internet Tax Freedom Act.
To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to S. 434 Feb. 25, Res ENR Oct. 6, Aug. 26, 740 132 Nov. 17, Nov. 24, Dec. 3, 436

Fmt 0668
sell or exchange all or part of certain par- 2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
cels of National Forest System land in the
State of Idaho and use the proceeds derived
from the sale or exchange for National For-
est System purposes.

Sfmt 0668
To implement the recommendations of the S. 1146 May 23, Res IA June 3, Oct. 15, 523 165 Nov. 17, Oct. 27, Dec. 3, 437
Garrison Unit Joint Tribal Advisory Com- 2003 EC 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
mittee by providing authorization for the
construction of a rural health care facility
on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation,
North Dakota.
To establish the Kate Mullany National His- S. 1241 June 11, Res ENR July 7, ............ 295 Nov. 17, Sept. 15, Dec. 3, 438
toric Site in the State of New York, and 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004
for other purposes.

E:\CR\FM\D15FE5.REC
To authorize additional appropriations for the S. 1727 Oct. 14, ENR .................. July 7, ............ 296 Nov. 17, Sept. 15, Dec. 3, 439
Reclamation Safety of Dams Act of 1978. 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD — DAILY DIGEST

To designate the facility of the United States S. 2214 Mar. 12, GR GA June 7, ............ 0 Nov. 16, June 9, Dec. 3, 440
Postal Service located at 3150 Great 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004

D15FE5
Northern Avenue in Missoula, Montana, as
the ‘‘Mike Mansfield Post Office’’.
To improve access to physicians in medically S. 2302 April 7, Jud .................. Oct. 7, ............ 0 Nov. 17, Oct. 11, Dec. 3, 441
underserved areas. 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
To designate the facility of the United States S. 2640 July 13, GA .................. July 22, ............ 0 Nov. 16, July 22, Dec. 3, 442
Postal Service located at 1050 North Hills 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
Boulevard in Reno, Nevada, as the
‘‘Guardians of Freedom Memorial Post Of-
fice Building’’ and to authorize the instal-
lation of a plaque at such site, and for
other purposes.
To designate the facility of the United States S. 2693 July 20, GR GA ............ ............ Nov. 16, Oct. 10, Dec. 3, 443
Postal Service located at 1475 Western Av- 2004 2004 2004 2004
enue, Suite 45, in Albany, New York, as
the ‘‘Lieutenant John F. Finn Post Office’’.
February 15, 2005
To amend the Livestock Mandatory Price Re- S. 2965 Oct. 8, Agr .................. ............ ............ Nov. 17, Oct. 8, Dec. 3, 444
porting Act of 1999 to modify the termi- 2004 2004 2004 2004
nation date for mandatory price reporting.
To amend title 38, United States Code, to S. 2484 June 1, VA June 3, Sept. 23, 524 357 Nov. 17, Oct. 5, Dec. 3, 445

VerDate Aug 04 2004


simplify and improve pay provisions for (H.R. 4175) 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
physicians and dentists, to authorize alter-
nate work schedules and executive pay for
nurses.
To reauthorize the Individuals with Disabil- H.R. 1350 Mar. 19, EWf HEL&P April 29, Nov. 3, 77 185 April 30, May 13, Dec. 3, 446
ities Education Act, and for other purposes. (S. 1248) 2003 2003 2003 2003 2004 2004
Making appropriations for foreign operations, H.R. 4818 July 13, App .................. Sept. 16, 599 346 July 15, Sept. 23, Dec. 8, 447
February 15, 2005

export financing, and related programs for (S. 2812) 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004

04:24 Feb 16, 2005


the fiscal year ending September 30, 2005,
and for other purposes.
To amend title XIX of the Social Security S. 2618 July 7, EC Fin ............ ............ Nov. 19, Nov. 16, Dec. 8, 448
Act to extend medicare cost-sharing for the 2004 2004 2004 2004
medicare part B premium for qualifying

Jkt 039060
individuals through September 2005.
To amend and extend the Irish Peace Process H.R. 2655 June 26, Jud FR Sept. 4, 260 ............ Oct. 7, Nov. 19, Dec. 10, 449
Cultural and Training Program Act of 2003 IR 2003 2003 2004 2004
1998.
To amend title 21, District of Columbia Of- H.R. 4302 May 6, GR Oct. 5, .................. 729 ............ Oct. 6, Nov. 20, Dec. 10, 450

PO 00000
ficial Code, to enact the provisions of the 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
Mental Health Civil Commitment Act of
2002 which affect the Commission on
Mental Health and require action by Con-

Frm 00031
gress in order to take effect.
To provide for adjustments to the Central Ar- S. 437 Feb. 25, ENR .................. Sept. 28, ............ 360 Nov. 17, Oct. 10, Dec. 10, 451
izona Project in Arizona, to authorize the 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004
Gila River Indian Community water rights
settlement, to reauthorize and amend the

Fmt 0668
Southern Arizona Water Rights Settlement
Act of 1982, and for other purposes.
To facilitate the transfer of land in the State S. 1466 July 25, Res ENR ............ ............ Nov. 17, Oct. 10, Dec. 10, 452
of Alaska, and for other purposes. 2003 2004 2004 2004

Sfmt 0668
To amend title 35, United States Code, to S. 2192 Mar. 10, Jud .................. April 29, ............ 0 Nov. 20, June 25, Dec. 10, 453
promote cooperative research involving 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
universities, the public sector, and private
enterprises.
To amend title 38, United States Code, to S. 2486 June 1, VA VA June 25, Sept. 20, 572 352 Nov. 17, Oct. 8, Dec. 10, 454
improve and enhance education, housing, (H.R. 1716) 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
employment, medical, and other benefits
for veterans and to improve and extend
certain authorities relating to the adminis-

E:\CR\FM\D15FE5.REC
tration or benefits for veterans, and for
other purposes.
To extend the authority of the United States S. 2873 Sept. 30, Jud .................. ............ ............ Nov. 20, Nov. 19, Dec. 10, 455
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD — DAILY DIGEST

District Court for the Southern District of 2004 2004 2004 2004

D15FE5
Iowa to hold court in Rock Island, Illinois.
To reauthorize the Harmful Algal Bloom and S. 3014 Nov. 19, .................. .................. ............ ............ Nov. 20, Nov. 19, Dec. 10, 456
Hypoxia Research and Control Act of 2004 2004 2004 2004
1998, and for other purposes.
To amend the District of Columbia College H.R. 4012 Mar. 23, GR GA June 8, July 22, 527 0 July 14, Nov. 24, Dec. 17, 457
Access Act of 1999 to reauthorize for 5 ad- 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
ditional years the public school and private
school tuition assistance programs estab-
lished under the Act.
To reform the intelligence community and S. 2845 Sept. 23, .................. .................. ............ ............ Oct. 16, Oct. 6, Dec. 17, 458
the intelligence and intelligence-related ac- 2004 2004 2004 2004
tivities of the United States Government,
and for other purposes.
D121
Committee Date Reported Report No. Date of passage Public Law
Date
D122

Title Bill No. intro-


duced

VerDate Aug 04 2004


House Senate House Senate House Senate House Senate Date ap- No.
108 108 proved 108

To redesignate the facility of the United H.R. 480 Jan. 29, GR .................. ............ ............ Sept. 22, Dec. 7, Dec. 21, 459
States Postal Service located at 747 Broad- 2003 2004 2004 2004
way in Albany, New York, as the ‘‘United
States Postal Service Henry Johnson
Annex’’.

04:24 Feb 16, 2005


To provide for the conveyance of Federal H.R. 2119 May 15, Agr .................. ............ ............ Oct. 5, Dec. 7, Dec. 21, 460
lands, improvements, equipment, an d re- 2003 GR 2004 2004 2004
source materials at the Oxford Research
Station in Granville County Nor th Caro-
lina, to the State of North Carolina.

Jkt 039060
To designate the United States courthouse lo- H.R. 2523 June 19, TI EPW Mar. 25, 447 ............ May 11, Dec. 7, Dec. 21, 461
cated at 125 Bull Street in Savannah, 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004
Georgia, as the ‘‘Tomochichi United States
Courthouse’’.

PO 00000
To designate the facility of the United States H.R. 3124 Sept. 17, TI .................. ............ ............ Sept. 29, Dec. 7, Dec. 21, 462
Geological Survey and the United States 2003 2004 2004 2004
Bureau of Reclamation located at 230 Col-
lins Road, Boise, Idaho, as the ‘‘F.H. New-
ell Building’’.

Frm 00032
To designate the Federal building located at H.R. 3147 Sept. 23, TI EPW Mar. 25, 449 ............ April 21, Dec. 7, Dec. 21, 463
324 Twenty-Fifth Street in Ogden, Utah, 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004
as the ‘‘James V. Hansen Federal Building’’.
To require the Secretary of the Treasury to H.R. 3204 Sept. 30, FS .................. ............ ............ Nov. 17, Dec. 7, Dec. 21, 464

Fmt 0668
mint coins in commemoration of the ter- 2003 2004 2004 2004
centenary of the birth of Benjamin Frank-
lin, and for other purposes.
To ensure an abundant and affordable supply H.R. 3242 Oct. 2, Agr Oct. 6, .................. 750 ............ Oct. 7, Dec. 7, Dec. 21, 465
of highly nutritious fruits, vegetables, and 2003 WM 2004 2004 2004 2004

Sfmt 0668
other specialty crops for American con-
sumers and international markets by en-
hancing the competitiveness of United
States-grown specialty crops, and for other
purposes.
To designate the Federal building located at H.R. 3734 Jan. 27, TI July 12, .................. 596 ............ Sept. 22, Dec. 7, Dec. 21, 466
Fifth and Richardson Avenues in Roswell, 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
New Mexico, as the ‘‘Joe Skeen Federal
Building’’.

E:\CR\FM\D15FE5.REC
To designate the Federal building and United H.R. 3884 Mar. 3, TI EPW June 21, 557 ............ July 21, Dec. 7, Dec. 21, 467
States courthouse located at 615 East 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
Houston Street in San Antonio, Texas, as
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD — DAILY DIGEST

the ‘‘Hipolito F. Garcia Federal Building

D15FE5
and United States Courthouse’’.
To redesignate the facility of the United H.R. 4232 April 28, GR .................. ............ ............ Oct. 6, Dec. 7, Dec. 21, 468
States Postal Service located at 4025 Feath- 2004 2004 2004 2004
er Lakes Way in Kingwood, Texas, as the
‘‘Congressman Jack Fields Post Office’’.
To amend chapter 84 of title 5, United States H.R. 4324 May 11, GR .................. ............ ............ Nov. 19, Dec. 7, Dec. 21, 469
Code, to provide for Federal employees to 2004 2004 2004 2004
make elections to make, modify, and ter-
minate contributions to the Thrift Savings
Fund at any time, and for other puproses.
To confirm the authority of the Secretary of H.R. 4620 June 18, Agr .................. ............ ............ Oct. 5, Dec. 7, Dec. 21, 470
Agriculture to collect approved State com- 2004 2004 2004 2004
modity assessments on behalf of the State
from the proceeds of marketing assistance
loans.
February 15, 2005
To designate the facility of the United States H.R. 4807 July 9, GR .................. ............ ............ Oct. 6, Dec. 7, Dec. 21, 471
Postal Service located at 140 Sacramento 2004 2004 2004 2004
Street in Rio Vista, California, as the
‘‘Adam G. Kinser Post Office Building’’.

VerDate Aug 04 2004


To designate the facility of the United States H.R. 4847 July 15, GR .................. ............ ............ Oct. 6, Dec. 7, Dec. 21, 472
Postal Service located at 560 Bay Isles 2004 2004 2004 2004
Road in Longboat Key, Florida, as the
‘‘Lieutenant General James V. Edmundson
Post Office Building’’.
To designate the facility of the United States H.R. 4968 July 22, GR .................. ............ ............ Oct. 6, Dec. 7, Dec. 21, 473
Postal Service located at 25 McHenry 2004 2004 2004 2004
February 15, 2005

Street in Rosine, Kentucky, as the ‘‘Bill


Monroe Post Office’’.

04:24 Feb 16, 2005


To authorize grants to establish academies for H.R. 5360 Nov. 16, EWf .................. ............ ............ Nov. 19, Dec. 7, Dec. 21, 474
teachers and students of American history 2004 2004 2004 2004
and civics, and for other purposes.
To designate the facility of the United States H.R. 5364 Nov. 16, GR .................. ............ ............ Nov. 17, Dec. 7, Dec. 21, 475

Jkt 039060
Postal Service located at 5505 Stevens Way 2004 2004 2004 2004
in San Diego, California, as the ‘‘Earl B.
Gilliam/Imperial Avenue Post Office
Building’’.
To treat certain arrangements maintained by H.R. 5365 Nov. 16, WM .................. ............ ............ Nov. 19, Dec. 7, Dec. 21, 476

PO 00000
the YMCA Retirement Fund as church 2004 EWf 2004 2004 2004
plans for the purposes of certain provisions
of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, and
for other purposes.

Frm 00033
To designate the facility of the United States H.R. 5370 Nov. 16, GR .................. ............ ............ Nov. 19, Dec. 7, Dec. 21, 477
Postal Service located at 4985 Moorhead 2004 2004 2004 2004
Avenue in Boulder, Colorado, as the ‘‘Don-
ald G. Brotzman Post Office Building’’.
To designate the facility of the United States H.R. 4829 July 14, GR .................. ............ ............ Oct. 6, Dec. 7, Dec. 21, 478

Fmt 0668
Postal Service located at 103 East Kleberg 2004 2004 2004 2004
in Kingsville, Texas, as the ‘‘Irma Rangel
Post Office Building’’.
Recognizing the 60th anniversary of the Bat- H.J. Res. 102 Sept. 9, Res .................. ............ ............ Sept. 28, Dec. 7, Dec. 21, 479

Sfmt 0668
tle of Peleliu and the end of Imperial Japa- 2004 2004 2004 2004
nese control of Palau during World War II
and urging the Secretary of the Interior to
work to protect the historic sites of the
Peleliu Battlefield National Historic Land-
mark and to establish commemorative pro-
grams honoring the Americans who fought
there.
To authorize funds for an educational center H.R. 2457 June 12, Res ENR Sept. 7, 639 ............ Sept. 13, Dec. 8, Dec. 23, 480
for the Castillo de San Marcos National 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004

E:\CR\FM\D15FE5.REC
Monument, and for other purposes.
To provide for the expansion of Kilauea Point H.R. 2619 June 26, Res EPW June 3, 522 ............ July 19, Dec. 8, Dec. 23, 481
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD — DAILY DIGEST

National Wildlife Refuge. 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004

D15FE5
To prevent and punish counterfeiting of H.R. 3632 Nov. 21, Jud Jud July 13, 600 ............ Sept. 21, Dec. 8, Dec. 23, 482
copyrighted copies and phonorecords, and 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004
for other purposes.
To authorize the exchange of certain land in H.R. 3785 Feb. 10, Res June 1, .................. 516 ............ July 19, Dec. 8, Dec. 23, 483
Everglades National Park. 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
To amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 H.R. 3818 Feb. 24, IR April 2, .................. 459 ............ Nov. 20, Dec. 8, Dec. 23, 484
to improve the results and accountability 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
of microenterprise development assistance
programs, and for other purposes.
To authorize the Secretary of Commerce to H.R. 4027 Mar. 24, Res CST Sept. 8, 665 ............ Sept. 13, Dec. 8, Dec. 23, 485
make available to the University of Miami 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
property under the administrative jurisdic-
tion of the National Oceanic and Atmos-
pheric Administration on Virginia Key,
Florida, for use by the University for a Ma-
D123

rine Life Science Center.


Committee Date Reported Report No. Date of passage Public Law
Date
D124

Title Bill No. intro-


duced

VerDate Aug 04 2004


House Senate House Senate House Senate House Senate Date ap- No.
108 108 proved 108

To require the Secretary of the Treasury to H.R. 4116 April 1, FS .................. ............ ............ Dec. 7, Dec. 8, Dec. 23, 486
mint coins celebrating the recovery and 2004 2004 2004 2004
restoration of the American bald eagle, the
national symbol of the United States, to
America’s lands, waterways, and skies and

04:24 Feb 16, 2005


the great importance of the designation of
the American bald eagle as an ‘‘endan-
gered’’ species under the Endangered Spe-
cies Act of 1973, and for other purposes.
To authorize appropriations for fiscal year H.R. 4548 June 14, Int Int June 21, 558 ............ June 23, Oct. 11, Dec. 23, 487

Jkt 039060
2005 for intelligence and intelligence-re- 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
lated activities of the United States Gov-
ernment, the Community Management Ac-
count, and the Central Intelligence Agency
Retirement and Disability System, and for

PO 00000
other purposes.
To provide for the development of a national H.R. 4569 June 15, Agr .................. ............ ............ Oct. 5, Dec. 8, Dec. 23, 488
plan for the control and management of 2004 2004 2004 2004
Sudden Oak Death, a tree disease caused

Frm 00034
by the fungus-like pathogen Phytophthora
ramorum, and for other purposes.
To amend the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 H.R. 4657 June 23, GR .................. ............ ............ Sept. 28, Dec. 8, Dec. 23, 489
to improve the administration of Federal 2004 2004 2004 2004
pension benefit payments for District of

Fmt 0668
Columbia teachers, police officers, and fire
fighters, and for other purposes.
To amend section 340E of the Public Health H.R. 5204 Oct. 4, EC .................. ............ ............ Oct. 6, Dec. 8, Dec. 23, 490
Service Act (relating to children’s hospitals) 2004 2004 2004 2004

Sfmt 0668
to modify provisions regarding the deter-
mination of the amount of payments for
indirect expenses associated with operating
approved graduate medical residency train-
ing programs.
To authorize salary adjustments for Justices H.R. 5363 Nov. 16, Jud .................. ............ ............ Nov. 17, Dec. 8, Dec. 23, 491
and judges of the United States for fiscal 2004 2004 2004 2004
year 2005.
To promote the development of the emerging H.R. 5382 Nov. 18, Sci .................. ............ ............ Nov. 20, Dec. 8, Dec. 23, 492

E:\CR\FM\D15FE5.REC
commercial human space flight industry, 2004 2004 2004 2004
and for other purposes.
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 H.R. 5394 Nov. 19, WM .................. ............ ............ Dec. 6, Dec. 8, Dec. 23, 493
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD — DAILY DIGEST

to modify the taxation of arrow compo- 2004 2004 2004 2004

D15FE5
nents.
February 15, 2005
To amend the National Telecommunications H.R. 5419 Nov. 20, EC .................. ............ ............ Nov. 20, Dec. 8, Dec. 23, 494
and Information Adminstration Organiza- 2004 2004 2004 2004
tion Act to facilitate the reallocation of
spectrum from governmental to commer-
cial users; to improve, enhance, and pro-

VerDate Aug 04 2004


mote the Nation’s homeland security, pub-
lic safety, and citizen activated emergency
response capabilities through the use of en-
hanced 911 services, to further upgrade
Public Safety Answering Point capabilities
and related functions in receiving E-911
February 15, 2005

calls, and to support in the construction


and operation of a ubiquitous and reliable

04:24 Feb 16, 2005


citizen activated system; and to provide
that funds received as universal service con-
tributions under section 254 of the Com-
munications Act of 1934 and the universal
service support programs established pursu-

Jkt 039060
ant thereto are not subject to certain provi-
sions of title 31, United States Code, com-
monly known as the to amend the Na-
tional Telecommunications and Informa-

PO 00000
tion.
To amend title 18, United States Code, to S. 1301 June 19, Jud Jud May 20, July 24, 504 0 Sept. 21, Sept. 25, Dec. 23, 495
prohibit video voyeurism in the special 2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the
United States, and for other purposes.

Frm 00035
To amend part III of title 5, United States S. 2657 July 14, GA .................. Oct. 8, ............ 393 Dec. 6, Nov. 20, Dec. 23, 496
Code, to provide for the establishment of 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004
programs under which supplemental dental
and vision benefits are made available to

Fmt 0660
Federal employees, retirees, and their de-
pendents, to expand the contracting au-
thority of the Office of Personnel Manage-
ment, and for other purposes.
To express the sense of Congress regarding S. 2781 Sept. 9, IR FR ............ ............ Nov. 19, Sept. 23, Dec. 23, 497

Sfmt 0660
the conflict in Darfur, Sudan, to provide 2004 2004 2004 2004
assistance for the crisis in Darfur and for
comprehensive peace in Sudan, and for
other purposes.
To limit the transfer of certain Commodity S. 2856 Sept. 28, Agr ANF ............ ............ Dec. 6, Oct. 11, Dec. 23, 498
Credit Coporation funds between conserva- 2004 2004 2004 2004
tion programs for technical assistance for
the programs.

E:\CR\FM\D15FE5.REC
TABLE OF COMMITTEE ABBREVIATIONS
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD — DAILY DIGEST

Agr ........Agriculture CST .......Commerce, Science, and FS .........Financial Services Jud ........Judiciary SBE .......Small Business and
ANF .......Agriculture, Nutrition, Transportation FR .........Foreign Relations R ...........Rules Entrepreneurship

D15FE5
and Forestry EC .........Energy and Commerce GA .........Governmental Affairs RAdm ....Rules and SOC .......Standards of Official
App ........Appropriations ENR .......Energy and Natural GR .........Government Reform Administration Conduct
AS-H ......Armed Services (House) Resources HEL&P ..Health, Education, Res ........Resources TI ..........Transportation and
AS-S ......Armed Services EPW ......Environment and Labor and Pensions Infrastructure
Sci .........Science
(Senate) Public Works HA .........House Administration VA .........Veterans’ Affairs
HS .........Select Committee on
BHUA ....Banking, Housing, and EWf .......Education and the IA ..........Indian Affairs
Homeland Security WM ........Ways and Means
Urban Affairs Workforce Int .........Intelligence
Bud ........Budget Fin ........Finance IR ..........International Relations SB .........Small Business

NOTE. The bill in parentheses is a companion measure.


D125
D126 CONGRESSIONAL RECORD — DAILY DIGEST February 15, 2005

Next Meeting of the SENATE Next Meeting of the HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES


9:30 a.m., Wednesday, February 16 10 a.m., Wednesday, February 16

Senate Chamber House Chamber


Program for Wednesday: After the transaction of any Program for Wednesday: Consideration of Suspensions:
morning business (not to extend beyond 11 a.m.), Senate (1) H.J. Res. 18, recognizing the historic commitment
will begin consideration of S. 384, Nazi War Crimes of the United States to the recovery of and full account-
Working Group Extension Act for 90 minutes of debate ing for Americans who are prisoners of war or in a miss-
and then vote on final passage of the bill. ing status.
Consideration of H.R. 310, Broadcasting Decency En-
forcement Act of 2005 (structured rule, one hour of de-
bate).

Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue


HOUSE Feeney, Tom, Fla., E233 Pelosi, Nancy, Calif., E244
Green, Al, Tex., E247 Radanovich, George, Calif., E232, E235
Bartlett, Roscoe G., Md., E239 Kennedy, Mark R., Minn., E244, E245 Rahall, Nick J., II, W.Va., E246
Berman, Howard L., Calif., E236 Langevin, James R., R.I., E247 Sanders, Bernard, Vt., E232
Blumenauer, Earl, Ore., E234 Lantos, Tom, Calif., E231 Sessions, Pete, Tex., E235
Boustany, Charles W., Jr., La., E235 Lee, Barbara, Calif., E231, E235 Simpson, Michael K., Idaho, E238
Burgess, Michael C., Tex., E239 McCaul, Michael T., Tex., E236 Skelton, Ike, Mo., E241
Butterfield, G.K., N.C., E244 McCollum, Betty, Minn., E241 Solis, Hilda L., Calif., E236
Cantor, Eric, Va., E237 McCotter, Thaddeus G., Mich., E242 Stark, Fortney Pete, Calif., E237
Castle, Michael N., Del., E233 Maloney, Carolyn B., N.Y., E232 Stupak, Bart, Mich., E233
Clay, Wm. Lacy, Mo., E238 Miller, Jeff, Fla., E242 Tancredo, Thomas G., Colo., E246
Costa, Jim, Calif., E238, E240, E241 Ney, Robert W., Ohio, E238, E240, E241, E242, E243 Towns, Edolphus, N.Y., E239, E240
Davis, Danny K., Ill., E244, E245 Ortiz, Solomon P., Tex., E242 Udall, Mark, Colo., E243, E245, E248
Dreier, David, Calif., E242 Pascrell, Bill, Jr., N.J., E231, E234, E238 Walsh, James T., N.Y., E233
Eshoo, Anna G., Calif., E234 Pastor, Ed, Ariz., E243 Wolf, Frank R., Va., E234

Congressional Record
E PL
M

The Congressional Record (USPS 087–390). The Periodicals postage


UR
IB NU
U
U
S

is paid at Washington, D.C. The public proceedings of each House


of Congress, as reported by the Official Reporters thereof, are
printed pursuant to directions of the Joint Committee on Printing as authorized by appropriate provisions of Title 44, United
States Code, and published for each day that one or both Houses are in session, excepting very infrequent instances when
two or more unusually small consecutive issues are printed one time. ¶ Public access to the Congressional Record is available online through
GPO Access, a service of the Government Printing Office, free of charge to the user. The online database is updated each day the
Congressional Record is published. The database includes both text and graphics from the beginning of the 103d Congress, 2d session (January
1994) forward. It is available through GPO Access at www.gpo.gov/gpoaccess. Customers can also access this information with WAIS client
software, via telnet at swais.access.gpo.gov, or dial-in using communications software and a modem at 202–512–1661. Questions or comments
regarding this database or GPO Access can be directed to the GPO Access User Support Team at: E-Mail: gpoaccess@gpo.gov; Phone
1–888–293–6498 (toll-free), 202–512–1530 (D.C. area); Fax: 202–512–1262. The Team’s hours of availability are Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to
5:30 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, except Federal holidays. ¶ The Congressional Record paper and 24x microfiche edition will be furnished by
mail to subscribers, free of postage, at the following prices: paper edition, $252.00 for six months, $503.00 per year, or purchased as follows:
less than 200 pages, $10.50; between 200 and 400 pages, $21.00; greater than 400 pages, $31.50, payable in advance; microfiche edition, $146.00 per
year, or purchased for $3.00 per issue payable in advance. The semimonthly Congressional Record Index may be purchased for the same per
issue prices. To place an order for any of these products, visit the U.S. Government Online Bookstore at: bookstore.gpo.gov. Mail orders to:
Superintendent of Documents, P.O. Box 371954, Pittsburgh, PA 15250–7954, or phone orders to 866–512–1800 (toll free), 202–512–1800 (D.C. area),
or fax to 202–512–2250. Remit check or money order, made payable to the Superintendent of Documents, or use VISA, MasterCard, Discover,
American Express, or GPO Deposit Account. ¶ Following each session of Congress, the daily Congressional Record is revised, printed,
permanently bound and sold by the Superintendent of Documents in individual parts or by sets. ¶ With the exception of copyrighted articles,
there are no restrictions on the republication of material from the Congressional Record.
POSTMASTER: Send address changes to the Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Record, U.S. Government Printing Office,
Washington, D.C. 20402, along with the entire mailing label from the last issue received.

VerDate Aug 04 2004 04:24 Feb 16, 2005 Jkt 039060 PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 0664 Sfmt 0664 E:\CR\FM\D15FE5.REC D15FE5