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To prohibit the implementation of certain policies regarding the exercise of prosecutorial discretion by the Secretary of Homeland Security.
To prohibit funding to negotiate a United Nations Arms Trade Treaty that restricts the Second Amendment rights of United States citizens.
To amend title 11 of the United States Code to require the public disclosure by trusts established under section 524(g) of such title, of quarterly reports that contain detailed information regarding the receipt and disposition of claims for injuries based on exposure to asbestos, and the filing of such reports with the Executive Office for United States Trustees.
To repeal the rule requiring employers to post notices relating to the National Labor Relations Act.
To approve the settlement of water rights claims of the Navajo Nation, the Hopi Tribe, and the allottees of the Navajo Nation and Hopi Tribe in the State of Arizona, to authorize construction of municipal water projects relating to the water rights claims, to resolve litigation against the United States concerning Colorado River operations affecting the States of California, Arizona, and Nevada, and for other purposes.
To impose certain limitations on consent decrees and settlement agreements by agencies that require the agencies to take regulatory action in accordance with the terms thereof, and for other purposes.
To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide for periodic review of major rules, and for other purposes.
To enable States to opt out of the Medicaid expansion-related provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
To make the internal control reporting and assessment requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 optional for certain smaller companies.
To provide U.S. Customs and Border Protection with access to Federal lands to carry out certain security activities in the Southwest border region, and for other purposes.
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives on the appointment by the Attorney General of an outside special counsel to investigate certain recent leaks of apparently classified and highly sensitive information on United States military and intelligence plans, programs, and operations.
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the President of the United States should appoint a special counsel to investigate Operation Fast and Furious and the Attorney General's knowledge and management of Operation Fast and Furious.
Recognizing February 14, 2012 as the centennial of the State of Arizona.
Expressing the sense of the Congress that non-defense, non-security, non-veterans discretionary spending should be reduced by 20 percent.
To amend the S.A.F.E. Mortgage Licensing Act of 2008 to provide an exception from the definition of loan originator for certain loans made with respect to manufactured homes, to amend the Truth in Lending Act to modify the definition of a high-cost mortgage, and for other purposes.
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to protect the rights of crime victims.
To allow a State to combine certain funds and enter into a performance agreement with the Secretary of Education to improve the academic achievement of students.
To preempt regulation of, action relating to, or consideration of greenhouse gases under Federal and common law on enactment of a Federal policy to mitigate climate change.
To amend title 36, United States Code, to designate the Honor and Remember Flag created by Honor and Remember, Inc., as an official symbol to recognize and honor members of the Armed Forces who died in the line of duty, and for other purposes.
To confirm full ownership rights for certain United States astronauts to artifacts from the astronauts' space missions.
To ensure that patients receive accurate health care information by prohibiting misleading and deceptive advertising or representation in the provision of health care services, and to require the identification of the license of health care professionals.
To exempt employers from any excise tax and certain suits and penalties in the case of a failure of a group health plan to provide coverage to which an employer objects on the basis of religious belief or moral conviction.
To amend the National Labor Relations Act to permit employers to pay higher wages to their employees.
To direct the Attorney General to revise certain rules under titles II and III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 relating to accessible means of entry to pools.
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prohibit the use of public funds for political party conventions, and to provide for the return of previously distributed funds for deficit reduction.
To provide for a comprehensive strategy to counter Iran's growing presence and hostile activity in the Western Hemisphere, and for other purposes.
Condemning the Government of Iran for its continued persecution, imprisonment, and sentencing of Youcef Nadarkhani on the charge of apostasy.
To amend the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to provide for macroeconomic analysis of the impact of legislation.
Relating to the disapproval of the President's exercise of authority to increase the debt limit, as submitted under section 3101A of title 31, United States Code, on January 12, 2012.
To prohibit waivers relating to compliance with the work requirements for the program of block grants to States for temporary assistance for needy families, and for other purposes.
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make mandatory and permanent requirements relating to use of an electronic employment eligibility verification system, and for other purposes.
To provide for enhanced Federal, State, and local assistance in the enforcement of the immigration laws, to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act, to authorize appropriations to carry out the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program, and for other purposes.
To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to clarify provisions relating to the regulation of municipal advisors, and for other purposes.
To preserve and protect the free choice of individual employees to form, join, or assist labor organizations, or to refrain from such activities.
To amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to increase the dollar amount requirements for articles and merchandise under the administrative exemptions and entry under regulations provisions of that Act.
To repeal changes made by health care reform laws to the Medicare exception to the prohibition on certain physician referrals for hospitals.
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require certain nonresident aliens to provide valid immigration documents to claim the refundable portion of the child tax credit.
To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide for the termination of further retirement benefits for Members of Congress, except the right to continue participating in the Thrift Savings Plan.
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect toward the establishment of a democratic and prosperous Republic of Georgia and the establishment of a peaceful and just resolution to the conflict with Georgia's internationally recognized borders.
To recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, to relocate to Jerusalem the United States Embassy in Israel, and for other purposes.
To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit taking minors across State lines in circumvention of laws requiring the involvement of parents in abortion decisions.
To reform the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, modernize firearms laws and regulations, protect the community from criminals, and for other purposes.
To prohibit Federal funding for lawsuits seeking to invalidate specified State laws that support the enforcement of Federal immigration laws.
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow an offset against income tax refunds to pay for restitution and other State judicial debts that are past-due.
To recognize a primary measure of national unemployment for purposes of the Federal Government.
To amend the Clean Air Act with respect to exceptional event demonstrations, and for other purposes.
To provide that Members of Congress may not receive pay after October 1 of any fiscal year in which Congress has not approved a concurrent resolution on the budget and passed the regular appropriations bills.
To provide protections for workers with respect to their right to select or refrain from selecting representation by a labor organizations.
To safeguard the Crime Victims Fund.
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to terminate certain energy tax subsidies and lower the corporate income tax rate.
To empower States with authority for most taxing and spending for highway programs and mass transit programs, and for other purposes.
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require individuals to provide their Social Security number in order to claim the refundable portion of the child tax credit.
To provide information on total spending on means-tested welfare programs, to provide additional work requirements, and to provide an overall spending limit on means-tested welfare programs.
To repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and health care-related provisions in the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010.
To provide for annual reports on the status of operational control of the international land and maritime borders of the United States and unlawful entries, and for other purposes.
To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 100 North Taylor Lane in Patagonia, Arizona, as the "Jim Kolbe Post Office".
To require the President to provide a report detailing the sequester required by the Budget Control Act of 2011 on January 2, 2013.
To address the forest health, public safety, and wildlife habitat threat presented by the risk of wildfire, including catastrophic wildfire, on National Forest System lands and public lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management by requiring the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of the Interior to expedite forest management projects relating to hazardous fuels reduction, forest health, and economic development, and for other purposes.
To amend title I of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to ensure that the coverage offered under multi-State qualified health plans offered in Exchanges is consistent with the Federal abortion funding ban.
To provide for improved coordination of agency actions in the preparation and adoption of environmental documents for permitting determinations, and for other purposes.
To provide for the conveyance of certain land inholdings owned by the United States to the Tucson Unified School District and to the Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona, and for other purposes.
To amend the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 to prohibit the Attorney General from administering or enforcing certain accessibility regulations relating to pools at public accommodations or provided by public entities.
To provide standards for determining whether the substantial restoration of the natural quiet and experience of the Grand Canyon National Park has been achieved and to clarify regulatory authority with respect to commercial air tours operating over the Park.
To reduce the trafficking of drugs and to prevent human smuggling across the Southwest Border by deterring the construction and use of border tunnels.
To protect and enhance opportunities for recreational hunting, fishing and shooting.
To provide that no agency may take any significant regulatory action until the unemployment rate is equal to or less than 6.0 percent.
To prohibit the National Labor Relations Board from requiring that employers provide to the Board or to a labor organization the telephone number or email address of any employee.
To amend title 49, United States Code, to require certain air carriers and their agents and ticket agents to disclose certain costs and fees.
To provide for greater transparency and honesty in the Federal budget process.
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow the transfer of required minimum distributions from a retirement plan to a health savings account.
To prohibit the Department of Justice from tracking and cataloguing the purchases of multiple rifles and shotguns.
To approve the Keystone XL pipeline project permit.
To amend the detainee provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 to specifically state that United States citizens may not be detained against their will without all the rights of due process afforded to citizens in a court ordained or established by or under Article III of the Constitution of the United States.
To amend title 31, United States Code, to provide for automatic continuing resolutions.
To amend the Railway Labor Act to direct the National Mediation Board to apply the same procedures, including voting standards, to the direct decertification of a labor organization as is applied to elections to certify a representative, and for other purposes.
To provide for the sharing of certain cyber threat intelligence and cyber threat information between the intelligence community and cybersecurity entities, and for other purposes.
To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide for the termination of further retirement benefits for Members of Congress, except the right to continue participating in the Thrift Savings Plan, and for other purposes.
To require the Secretary of Defense to transfer at least 10 percent of certain military equipment returning from Iraq to Federal and State agencies.
To spur economic growth and create jobs.
To promote prosperity, creativity, entrepreneurship, and innovation by combating the theft of U.S. property, and for other purposes.
To amend the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 to provide additional exemptions from the internal control auditing requirements for smaller and newer public companies.
To preserve the multiple use land management policy in the State of Arizona, and for other purposes.
To authorize certain programs of the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes.
To reform the process by which Federal agencies analyze and formulate new regulations and guidance documents.
To provide for incentives to encourage health insurance coverage, and for other purposes.
To amend the Comprehensive Environmental Responsive Compensation and Liability Act of 1980 ("Superfund") to provide that manure is not considered a hazardous substance or pollutant or contaminant under that Act, and for other purposes.
To amend the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act of 1995 to provide for regulatory impact analyses for certain rules, consideration of the least burdensome regulatory alternative, and for other purposes.
To prohibit certain gaming activities on certain Indian lands in Arizona.
To prohibit the further extension or establishment of national monuments in Arizona except by express authorization of Congress.
To authorize Western States to make selections of public land within their borders in lieu of receiving 5 percent of the proceeds of the sale of public land lying within said States as provided by their respective enabling Acts.
To designate the station of the United States Border Patrol located at 2136 South Naco Highway in Bisbee, Arizona, as the "Brian A. Terry Border Patrol Station".
To make the Internal Revenue Service Free File Program permanent.
To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1 Warrior Drive in Tuba City, Arizona, as the "Lori Piestewa Post Office Building".
To cut, cap, and balance the Federal budget.
To provide that the public debt limit shall not affect timely payment of certain Social Security, public debt, defense, veterans, and Medicare obligations.
To amend section 2710 of title 18, United States Code, to clarify that a video tape service provider may obtain a consumer's informed, written consent on an ongoing basis and that consent may be obtained through the Internet.
To provide for the next generation of border and maritime security technologies.
To amend title 23, United States Code, to limit claims in connection with decisions to issue permits, licenses, and approvals for highway and public transportation capital projects, and for other purposes.
To clarify the rights of Indians and Indian tribes on Indian lands under the National Labor Relations Act.
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a designation of tax overpayments to reduce the public debt, and for other purposes.
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make mandatory and permanent requirements relating to use of an electronic employment eligibility verification system, and for other purposes.
To prohibit funding to the United Nations Population Fund.
To require the Secretary of the Interior to conduct an assessment of the capability of the Nation to meet our current and future demands for the minerals critical to United States manufacturing competitiveness and economic and national security in a time of expanding resource nationalism, and for other purposes.
To amend titles 5 and 28, United States Code, with respect to the award of fees and other expenses in cases brought against agencies of the United States, to require the Administrative Conference of the United States to compile, and make publically available, certain data relating to the Equal Access to Justice Act, and for other purposes.
To facilitate the efficient extraction of mineral resources in southeast Arizona by authorizing and directing an exchange of Federal and non-Federal land, and for other purposes.
To limit the authority of States to tax certain income of employees for employment duties performed in other States.
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a temporary dividends received deduction for 2011 or 2012.
To designate the Department of Veterans Affairs Vet Center in Prescott, Arizona, as the Dr. Cameron McKinley Department of Veterans Affairs Vet Center.
To reauthorize and improve the SBIR and STTR programs, and for other purposes.
To achieve operational control of and improve security at the international land borders of the United States, and for other purposes.
To prevent a shutdown of the government of the United States, and for other purposes.
To establish a term certain for the conservatorships of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, to provide conditions for continued operation of such enterprises, and to provide for the wind down of such operations and the dissolution of such enterprises.
To amend the Securities Act of 1933 to authorize the Securities and Exchange Commission to exempt a certain class of securities from such Act.
To allow seniors to file their Federal income tax on a new Form 1040SR.
To amend the National Labor Relations Act to protect State requirements for a secret ballot election of labor organizations.
To declare English as the official language of the United States, to establish a uniform English language rule for naturalization, and to avoid misconstructions of the English language texts of the laws of the United States, pursuant to Congress' powers to provide for the general welfare of the United States and to establish a uniform rule of naturalization under article I, section 8, of the Constitution.
To expand domestic fossil fuel production, develop more nuclear power, and expand renewable electricity, and for other purposes.
To amend title 49, United States Code, to allow for additional flights beyond the perimeter restriction applicable to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, and for other purposes.
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make changes related to family-sponsored immigrants and to reduce the number of such immigrants, and for other purposes.
To establish a pilot program for the expedited disposal of Federal real property.
To restore Second Amendment rights in the District of Columbia.
To prevent the Federal Communications Commission from repromulgating the fairness doctrine.
To amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to repeal certain limitations on health care benefits.
To designate the United States courthouse under construction at 98 West First Street, Yuma, Arizona, as the "John M. Roll United States Courthouse".
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for reporting and disclosure by State and local public employee retirement pension plans.
To amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to provide that Act shall not apply to the gray wolf (canis lupus).
To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to provide immunity for reports of suspected terrorist activity or suspicious behavior and response.
To further allocate and expand the availability of hydroelectric power generated at Hoover Dam, and for other purposes.
To require that the Government prioritize all obligations on the debt held by the public in the event that the debt limit is reached.
To repeal title I of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for cooperative governing of individual health insurance coverage offered in interstate commerce.
To amend the Federal Reserve Act to remove the mandate on the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Federal Open Market Committee to focus on maximum employment.
To amend section 301 of the Immigration and Nationality Act to clarify those classes of individuals born in the United States who are nationals and citizens of the United States at birth.
To amend the Clean Air Act to provide that greenhouse gases are not subject to the Act, and for other purposes.
To repeal certain amendments to the Energy Policy and Conservation Act with respect to lighting energy efficiency.
To repeal the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to update certain procedures applicable to commerce in firearms and remove certain Federal restrictions on interstate firearms transactions.
To improve patient access to health care services and provide improved medical care by reducing the excessive burden the liability system places on the health care delivery system.
Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the National Labor Relations Board relating to representation election procedures.
Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
Relating to the disapproval of the President's exercise of authority to increase the debt limit, as submitted under section 3101A of title 31, United States Code, on August 2, 2011.
Proposing a spending limit amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
Celebrating the Arizona centennial.
Disapproving of the President's appointment of four officers or employees of the United States during a period when no recess of the Congress for a period of more than three days was authorized by concurrent resolution and expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that those appointments were made in violation of the Constitution.
Expressing no confidence in the Attorney General of the United States.
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the symbols and traditions of Christmas should be protected for use by those who celebrate Christmas.
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Office of Management and Budget should direct all Federal agencies to postpone for one year the implementation of major rules.
Reaffirming United States principles regarding the security of Israel and peace in the Middle East.
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that effective sharing of passenger information from inbound international flight manifests is a crucial component of our national security and that the Department of Homeland Security must maintain the information sharing standards required under the 2007 Passenger Name Record Agreement between the United States and the European Union.
Urging the Secretary of State to remove the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran from the Department of State's list of Foreign Terrorist Organizations.
Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2013 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal year 2012 and fiscal years 2014 through 2022.
Expressing the sense of Congress that the President should not interpret or construe the Defense Production Act of 1950 to authorize the President or any Federal department or agency to confiscate personal or private property, to force conscription into the Armed Forces on the American people, to force civilians to engage in labor against their will or without compensation, or to force private businesses to relinquish goods or services without compensation.
Expressing the sense of the Congress regarding National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.
Expressing the sense of Congress that United States commercial air carriers should provide certain benefits to members of the Armed Forces who are traveling on official military orders and are being deployed overseas or are returning from an overseas deployment.
To repeal the annual fee on health insurance providers enacted by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
To preserve open competition and Federal Government neutrality towards the labor relations of Federal Government contractors on Federal and federally funded construction projects.
To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in recognition and celebration of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in recognition and celebration of the 75th anniversary of the establishment of the March of Dimes Foundation.
To amend title 18, United States Code, to protect pain-capable unborn children in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes.
To amend title X of the Public Health Service Act to prohibit family planning grants from being awarded to any entity that performs abortions, and for other purposes.
To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the 225th anniversary of the establishment of the Nation's first Federal law enforcement agency, the United States Marshals Service.
To amend chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, to provide that major rules of the executive branch shall have no force or effect unless a joint resolution of approval is enacted into law.
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the estate and generation-skipping transfer taxes, and for other purposes.
To provide for a medal of appropriate design to be awarded by the President to the memorials established at the 3 sites honoring the men and women who perished as a result of the terrorist attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001.
To provide an amnesty period during which veterans and their family members can register certain firearms in the National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record, and for other purposes.
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax on medical devices.
To repeal the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act providing for the Independent Payment Advisory Board.
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the imposition of 3 percent withholding on certain payments made to vendors by government entities.
To appropriate such funds as may be necessary to ensure that members of the Armed Forces, including reserve components thereof, continue to receive pay and allowances for active service performed when a funding gap caused by the failure to enact interim or full-year appropriations for the Armed Forces occurs, which results in the furlough of non-emergency personnel and the curtailment of Government activities and services.
To restrict any State or local jurisdiction from imposing a new discriminatory tax on cell phone services, providers, or property.
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