Rep. Madeleine BordalloDemocrat
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Amends the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 to require a registered lobbyist's semiannual disclosure report, in the case of a registrant (subcontractor) retained by another person or entity to engage in lobbying activities on behalf of a third person or entity, to include: (1) the name, address, and principal place of business of the other person or entity that retained the subcontractor; (2) the name, address, and principal place of business of the third person or entity on whose behalf the lobbying activities were performed; and (3) the amount of funds paid, during such reporting period, to the subcontractor as well as to the other person or entity who retained the subcontractor for such lobbying activities.
|H6007: To authorize the Secretary of Transportation to establish a Port of Guam Improvement Enterprise Program, and for other purposes [0 comments]|
- Authorizes the Secretary of Transportation, acting through the Administrator of the Maritime Administration, to establish a Port of Guam Improvement Enterprise Program for the planning, design, and construction of projects for the Port of Guam to improve port facilities, relieve congestion, increase port security, and provide greater access to port facilities.
- Expands intermodal surface freight transfer facility project eligibility for federal loans, loan guarantees, and lines of credit to include an intermodal or marine facility project under the Program.
- Establishes the Port of Guam Improvement Enterprise Fund.
- Amends the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972 to authorize appropriations for grants under provisions relating to administration of a state's coastal zone management program, resource management improvement, coastal zone enhancement, and national estuarine reserves.
- Authorizes the use of amounts in the Coastal Zone Management Fund for expenses incidental to the administration of the Act.
- Increases, beginning in FY2009, the portion of amounts appropriated to carry out provisions relating to administration of a state's coastal zone management program and resource management improvement to be retained for use in implementing coastal zone enhancement grant provisions.
Directs the President to: (1) transmit periodically to Congress a consolidated, comprehensive report respecting the National Strategy for Victory in Iraq and the New Way Forward in Iraq plan; and (2) seek to enter into a multilateral agreement with Coalition countries, the Republic of Iraq, appropriate states in the Middle East region, and appropriate multilateral organizations to help provide for the completion of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
|HR470: Supporting efforts to increase childhood cancer awareness, treatment, and research [0 comments]|
Calls for Congress to support: (1) efforts to promote awareness about the incidence, symptoms, and treatment options of cancer among children; (2) increased investment in childhood cancer research; (3) incentives to encourage medical trainees and investigators to enter the field of pediatric oncology; (4) incentives to encourage the development of drugs and biologics designed to treat pediatric cancers; (5) policies that encourage participation in clinical trials; (6) medical education curricula designed to improve pain management for cancer patients; and (7) enhanced education, services, and other resources related to late effects from treatment.
|H579: To amend title 10, United States Code, to prohibit certain increases in fees for military health care [0 comments]|
- Expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) the Department of Defense (DOD) and the nation have a committed health benefits obligation to retired military personnel that exceeds the obligation of corporate employers to civilian employees; and (2) DOD has many additional options to constrain the growth of health care spending in ways that do not disadvantage beneficiaries, and should pursue such options rather than seeking large fee increases for beneficiaries.
- Prohibits an increase after: (1) April 1, 2006, in a premium, deductible, copayment, or other charge prescribed by the Secretary of Defense for medical and dental health care coverage for military personnel; and (2) September 30, 2007, in the dollar amount of a cost-sharing requirement under the DOD pharmacy benefits program.
- Prohibits: (1) charges for DOD inpatient care from exceeding $535 per day; and (2) beginning on April 1, 2006, an increase in premiums under TRICARE (a DOD managed health care program) for certain members of the Selected Reserve.
Affirmation of the United States Record on the Armenian Genocide Resolution - Calls upon the President: (1) to ensure that U.S. foreign policy reflects appropriate understanding and sensitivity concerning issues related to human rights, ethnic cleansing, and genocide documented in the U.S. record relating to the Armenian Genocide and the consequences of the failure to realize a just resolution; and (2) in the President's annual message commemorating the Armenian Genocide to characterize the systematic and deliberate annihilation of 1.5 million Armenians as genocide, and to recall the proud history of U.S. intervention in opposition to the Armenian Genocide.
|H3223: To amend the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972 to establish a grant program to ensure coastal access for commercial and recreational fishermen and other water-dependent coastal-related businesses, and for other purposes [0 comments]|
Amends the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972 to direct the Secretary of Commerce, acting through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), to establish a Working Waterfront Grant Program to make a grant, through a regionally equitable, competitive funding process, to any coastal state for a plan to preserve and expand access to coastal waters for persons engaged in commercial fishing, recreational fishing, or other water-dependent coastal-related business.
|H312: To authorize the presentation of flags at the funerals of civilian Federal employees engaged in the support of military operations who have died in combat zones in the course of their duties [0 comments]|
- Requires executive agencies to furnish a U.S. flag to drape the casket of a civilian federal employee who dies in a combat zone, upon request of the deceased's next of kin or a close associate of the deceased.
- Requires notification of federal civilian employees who are located or stationed in a combat zone to perform one or more functions in support of military operations of the flag ceremony benefit provided for under this Act.