Bills 1 to 10 of 30
Amends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to permit candidates for election to federal office to designate an individual for each of a candiate's authorized campaign committees who will be authorized to disburse funds of the committee in the event of the candidate's death.
|H5993: To promote congressional and public awareness, understanding, and political accountability of presidential signing statements [0 comments]|
- Requires the President to transmit to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the chairmen of the House and Senate Committees on the Judiciary, and to the Senate Majority Leader each signing statement that declares or insinuates the President's intention to disregard provisions of any bill he has signed into law because he believes it is unconstitutional.
- Requires the Attorney General, Deputy Attorney General, or White House Counsel to testify before such congressional committees at the behest of any single Member of either committee to explain the meaning and justification of every presidential signing statement covered by this Act.
- Prohibits executive privilege from being recognized as a valid basis for refusing to appear or refusing to answer a question pertinent to the legal reasoning behind a signing statement or its legal ramifications.
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|H346: To redesignate the Department of the Navy as the Department of the Navy and Marine Corps [0 comments]|
Redesignates the: (1) Department of the Navy as the Department of the Navy and Marine Corps; and (2) Secretary of the Navy as the Secretary of the Navy and Marine Corps. Makes similar redesignations with respect to Department Assistant Secretaries and the General Counsel.
|HR887: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that a commemorative postage stamp should be issued in remembrance of the victims and in honor of the veterans of the peacekeeping mission in Beirut, Lebanon, from 1982 to 1984 [0 comments]|
Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) the United States Postal Service should issue a commemorative postage stamp in remembrance of the victims, and in honor of the veterans, of the Beirut peacekeeping mission; and (2) the Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee should recommend to the Postmaster General that such a stamp be issued.
|H6233: To reinstate the Interim Management Strategy governing off-road vehicle use in the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, North Carolina, pending the issuance of a final rule for off-road vehicle use by the National Park Service [0 comments]|
|H5441: To amend title 10, United States Code,to extend the special survivor indemnity allowance to survivors of certain members of the Armed Forces who die on active duty [0 comments]|
Extends the special survivor indemnity allowance to survivors of members of the Armed Forces who die either in the line of duty or while on active duty after: (1) becoming eligible for retired pay; (2) qualifying, but not applying for, retired pay; or (3) completing 20 years of active service but before eligibility for retirement as a commissioned officer because the member has not completed ten years of active commissioned service.
|HR1267: Congratulating the Mount Olive College Trojans for winning the 2008 National Collegiate Athletic Association Division II Men's Baseball National Championship [0 comments]|
Congratulates the Mount Olive College Trojans for winning the 2008 National Collegiate Athletic Association Division II Men's Baseball National Championship.
|HR1183: Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to observe a moment of silence in the House on the first legislative day of each month for those killed or wounded in United States engagements in Iraq or Afghanistan [0 comments]|
Amends Rule XIV (Order and Priority of Business) of the Rules of the House of Representatives to require on the first legislative day of each month on which there is a record vote on any bill or joint resolution, immediately after that vote, a moment of silence to be observed on behalf of those killed or wounded (as well as their families) in current U.S. engagements in Iraq or Afghanistan.
|H3077: To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to ensure the safety of imported seafood and seafood products, and for other purposes [0 comments]|
- Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to prohibit the importation into the United States of any seafood or seafood product capable of use as human food from any foreign country unless: (1) the country applies for, and the Secretary of Health and Human Services issues, a certification finding that the country maintains seafood safety and inspection programs that use reliable analytical methods and that are at least as protective of human health as U.S. programs; and (2) such certification remains in effect.
- Directs the Secretary to: (1) periodically review such certifications; (2) revoke such certifications if the country involved is not maintaining seafood safety programs that meet the standards described in this Act; and (3) inspect individual establishments to ensure that the seafood safety programs of the foreign country involved meet such standards.
|H2026: To amend section 1922A of title 38, United States Code, to increase the amount of supplemental insurance available for totally disabled veterans [0 comments]|
Increases from $20,000 to $40,000 the maximum amount of supplemental service disabled veterans' insurance for totally disabled veterans.