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INSURANCE

-improve TRICARE program (see H.R. 1547),
[22AP]

-restore health care coverage to retired members
of the uniformed services (see H.R. 2966), [28SE]

-use of military health care system and com-
missary stores by unremarried former spouses of

members (see H.R. 475), [2FE]
Budget: improve and strengthen budget process (see

H.R. 853), [25FE)
Business and industry: require certain parent corpora-

tions of Federal contractors to provide health care
benefits to retired employees of the contractor (see

H.R. 3506), [18NO)
Children and youth: improve health of children (see
H.R. 1085), [11MR]

-require children-only coverage option under
group health plans (see H.R. 1169), [17MR]

-require health plans to cover treatment of a
minor child's congenital or developmental deformity
or disorder due to trauma, infection, tumor, or dis-

ease (see H.R. 49), [6JA)
Churches and synagogues: prohibit insurers from can-

celing or refusing to renew fire insurance policies

(see H.R. 2432), [1JY]
Contraceptives: require equitable coverage of drugs, de-

vices, and services under health insurance plans (see

H.R. 2120), (10JN)
Courts: product liability reform (see H.R. 1577),

[27AP]
Dept. of Agriculture: make supplemental income pay-

ments to producers of certain crops for years when
the national gross revenue of the crop is below a
certain percentage (see H.R. 2792), [5AU]

-payment of disaster assistance to onion and
apple farmers in New York (see H.R. 2237), [16JN]
Dept. of Defense: allow Medicare-eligible military

health care system beneficiaries to enroll in the Fed-
eral Employees Health Benefits Program (see H.R.

113), (see H.R. 205), [7JA]
Dept. of HHS: make additional payments to certain

home health agencies with high-cost patients and
provide for an interest-free grace period for repay-

ment of overpayments (see H.R. 1917), [25MY]
Dept. of HUD: establish program to eliminate redlining
in the insurance business (see H.R. 1429), [15AP]

-insure mortgages for the acquisition, construc-
tion, or rehabilitation of child care facilities and es-
tablish a Children's Development Commission to

certify such facilities (see H.R. 1112), [16MR]
Dept. of Transportation: reauthorize Aviation War Risk
Insurance Program (see H.R. 98), [7JA]

-reauthorize Aviation War Risk Insurance Pro-
gram (H.R. 98), Senate amendments (see H. Res.

135), [12AP]
Dept. of Veterans Affairs: improve access of veterans

to emergency medical care in non-Dept. of Veterans

Affairs medical facilities (see H.R. 135), [7JA]
Disasters: authorize predisaster mitigation programs,

streamline the administration of disaster relief, and
control the costs of disaster assistance (see H.R.
533), [3FE] (see H.R. 707), [11FE] (see H.R. 1711),
(5MY]

-authorize predisaster mitigation programs,
streamline the administration of disaster relief, and
control the costs of disaster assistance (H.R. 707),
consideration (see H. Res. 91), [3MR]

-creation of protection funds by property and
casualty insurance companies for the payment of
policyholders' claims arising from future catastrophic
events (see H.R. 2749), [5AU) (see H.R. 3303),
[10NO]

establish Federal insurance programs against the
risks of catastrophic earthquakes, volcanic eruptions,
and hurricanes (see H.R. 481), [2FE]

-Federal reinsurance contracts for eligible State
insurance programs covering homeowners impacted

by natural disasters (see H.R. 21), [6JA]
Diseases: coverage of minimum hospital stays for

mastectomies and lymph node removals relative to
breast cancer and coverage for secondary consulta-
tions (see H.R. 383), [19JA] (see H.R. 1911),
[24MY]

-provide coverage for individuals participating in
approved cancer clinical trials (see H.R. 3110),
[190C)

-require coverage of hair prostheses for individ-
uals with scalp hair loss as a result of alopecia
areata (see H.R. 3328), [10NO]

-require group and individual health insurance
plans to provide coverage of cancer screening (see
H.R. 1285), [25MR)

-require health plans to provide coverage for a
minimum hospital stay for certain breast cancer treat-

ments (see H.R. 116), [7JA]
Drugs: coverage of prescription drugs (see H.R. 3319),
[10NO]

-provide nondiscriminatory coverage of sub-
stance abuse treatment services under private group
and individual health coverage (see H.R. 1977),

[27MY]
Employment: provide certain temporary employees

with the same benefits as permanent employees (see
H.R. 2298), [22JN]

-provide that employees that receive certain in-
creases in health insurance coverage will not be cov-
ered by Federal minimum wage increases (see H.R.

3409), [16NO]
ERISA: ensure choice of physicians (see H.R. 2275),
[17JN]

ensure proper treatment of temporary employees
under employee benefit plans (see H.R. 2299),
[22JN]

establish new procedures and access to courts
for grievances arising under group health plans (see
H.R. 2758), [5AU]

-make group health plan reforms (see H.R.
2095), [9JN)

-provide new procedures and access to review
for grievances arising under group health plans (see
H.R. 2089), [9JNI

-provide that participants in disability insurance
plans are entitled to judicial review of certain benefit

determinations (see H.R. 1773), [12MY]
Families and domestic relations: demonstration projects

to support State and local efforts to provide partial
or full wage replacement for childbirth, adoption,

or other caregiving needs (see H.R. 2500), [13JY]
FDIC: eliminate the special reserve funds created for

the Savings Association Insurance Fund and the De-
posit Insurance Fund (see H.R. 687), [10FE]

-strengthen the special examination authority in
order to protect the Bank Insurance Fund and the
Savings Association Insurance Fund (see H.R. 3374),

[16NO]
Federal Employee Health Benefits Program: allow par-

ticipation by individuals aged 55 to 65 who would
not otherwise have health insurance (see H.R. 55),

[6JA]
Federal employees: availability of health coverage for
dependent parents (see H.R. 2096), [9JN]

enable the Government to enroll an employee's
child in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Pro-
gram when the employee fails to provide coverage
for the child under a State court order (see H.R.
2842), [13SE]

establish program under which current and
former employees may obtain long-term care insur-
ance (see H.R. 110), [7JA] (see H.R. 602), [4FE]
(see H.R. 1111), [16MR]

-health benefits coverage for hearing aids and
examinations (see H.R. 2321), [23JN]

-health benefits coverage for infertility treatment
(see H.R. 2706), (4AU]

-health benefits coverage of services by chiro-
practors, acupuncturists, massage therapists, naturo-
pathic physicians, and midwifes (see H.R. 2360),
[24JN]

-provide benefits to domestic partners (see H.R.
2859), [14SE]

-require any health benefits plan which provides
obstetrical benefits to provide coverage for the diag-
nosis and treatment of infertility (see H.R. 2774),

15AU)
Federal Employees Health Benefits Program: allow op-

tion of obtaining coverage for self and children only
(see H.R. 1170), [17MR]

-coverage of acupuncturist services (see H.R.
1890), [20MY]

-coverage of bone mass measurements (see H.R.
933), [2MR]
Federal Insurance Contributions Act: disclosure of pay-

ments on individual pay checks (see H.R. 246),

[7JA]
Financial institutions: allow payment of Financing Cor-

poration interest obligations from excess deposit in-
surance fund reserves (see H.R. 3278), [9NO]

ensure consumer privacy when establishing a
framework for the affiliation of banks, securities
firms, and other financial service providers (see H.R.
3320), [10NO]

-modernize and improve financial services indus-
try (see H.R. 823), [24FE)

-provide framework for the affiliation of banks,
securities firms, and other financial service providers
(see H.R. 10), [7JA) (see H.R. 665), (10FE)

-provide framework for the affiliation of banks,
securities firms, and other financial service providers
(H.R. 10), consideration (see H. Res. 235), [30JN]

-provide framework for the affiliation of banks,
securities firms, and other financial service providers
(S. 900), consideration of conference report (see H.

Res. 355), [2NO]
Forests: make forestry insurance plans available to

owners of private forest land to protect them from
disaster losses and encourage prescribed burning to

prevent future fire disasters (see H.R. 1530), [22AP]
Genetics: prohibit use of genetic information in deter-

mining coverage or premiums (see H.R. 293), (see

H.R. 306), [7JA]
Hawaii: increase the Federal medical assistance per-

centage (see H.R. 442), [2FE]
Health: application of antitrust laws to labor negotia-

tions by groups of health care professionals with
HMO's (see H.R. 1304), [25MR]

-apply group health plan portability requirements
to students covered under college-sponsored health
plans (see H.R. 991), [4MR]

assure coverage of emergency services under
group health plans and health insurance (see H.R.
904), [2MR]

-assure that funds provided for State emergency
health services furnished to undocumented aliens are
used to reimburse hospitals and their related provid-
ers that treat undocumented aliens (see H.R. 2205),
[15JN]

- continue coverage of custodial care for certain
individuals under the military health care system (see
H.R. 3286), [9NO]

-coverage and treatment of emergency services
under health plans (see H.R. 2045), [8JN]

-coverage of colorectal cancer screening (see
H.R. 1816), [13MY]

-coverage of long-term care services (see H.R.
2691), [3AU] (see H. Con. Res. 8), [7JA]

-disclose limitations placed on medical care serv-
ices to plan participants that would otherwise be
protected under State law (see H.R. 2113), [9JN]

ensure access to information relative to plan
coverage, managed care procedures, health care pro-
viders, and quality medical care (see H.R. 2046),
[8JN]

ensure confidentiality of medical records and
health care-related information (see H.R. 2404),
[30JN] (see H.R. 2470), [12JY]

ensure coverage of emergency ambulance serv-
ices (see H.R. 1777), [12MY]

establish certain requirements for managed care
plans (see H.R. 3259), [8NO]

establish community-based managed care pro-
grams in medically disadvantaged areas (see H.R.
298, 304), [7JA]

establish Federal penalties for prohibited use
and disclosure of personal health information and
allow individuals to inspect and copy their own
health information (see H.R. 2455), [1JY]

-establish hospital lengths of stay based on a
determination by an appropriate physician in con-
sultation with the patient (see H.R. 989), [4MR]

-establish standards to improve children's health
quality in managed care plans and other health plans
(see H.R. 1661), [4MY]

INSURANCE

extend COBRA continuation health coverage for
individuals 55 and older (see H.R. 2227), [15JN]

extend COBRA continuation health coverage for
surviving spouses (see H.R. 1335), [25MR]

-improve access and choice for small business
owners relative to employee health insurance ex-
penses (see H.R. 1496), [20AP] (see H.R. 2047),
[8JN)

-improve Federal enforcement against health care
fraud and abuse (see H.R. 308), [7JA]

-limit medical malpractice claims (see H.R.
2242), (16JN)

-maintenance of certain health information when
a health care facility has closed or a benefit plan
sponsor has ceased to do business (see H.R. 307),
[7JA

-national policy to provide health care and re-
form insurance procedures (see H.R. 16), [6JA] (see
H.R. 1136), [16MR] (see H.R. 1200), [18MR] (see
H.R. 2990), [30SE] (see H.R. 3000), [10C]

-national policy to provide health care and re-
form insurance procedures (H.R. 1136), consideration
(see H. Res. 311), [28SE]

--national policy to provide health care and re-
form insurance procedures (H.R. 2990), consideration
(see H. Res. 323), (50C]

-national policy to provide health care and re-
form insurance procedures (H.R. 2990), Senate
amendment (see H. Res. 348), [1NO]

-permit individuals to continue health plan cov-
erage during participation in approved clinical stud-
ies (see H.R. 2769), [5AU)
-prohibit health insurance and employment dis-
crimination on the basis of genetic information (see
H.R. 2457), (1JY]

-promote purchase of private long-term care in-
surance by providing tax deductibility, State Medic-
aid flexibility, and information dissemination (see
H.R. 1261), [24MR]

-protect beneficiaries of group and individual
health plans, and Medicare+Choice plans in the use
of prescription drug formularies (see H.R. 3274),
[9NO]

-protection of enrollees in managed care plans
and HMO's (see H.R. 358), [19JA] (see H.R. 448),
[2FE] (see H.R. 719), [11FE] (see H.R. 1133),
[16MR] (see H.R. 2723), [5AU] (see H.R. 2824),
[9SE] (see H.R. 2926), [23SE]

-protection of enrollees in managed care plans
and HMO's (H.R. 358), consideration (see H. Res.
197), [27MY] (see H. Res. 310), [28SE)

-protection of enrollees in managed care plans
and HMO's (H.R. 2723), consideration (see H. Res.
323), (50C)

-protection of enrollees in managed care plans
and preserve against preemption of certain State
causes of action (see H.R. 216), [7JA]

-provide access, ensure privacy, and impose pen-
alties on unauthorized use of certain health informa-
tion (see H.R. 1057), [10MR]

-provide equitable coverage of mental health,
substance abuse, and chemical dependency treatment
services under group and individual health coverage
(see H.R. 1515), [21AP]

-require group health plans and health insurance
issuers to provide coverage for human leukocyte
antigen testing (see H.R. 2021), (8JN)

-require group health plans and health insurance
issuers to provide independent review of adverse
coverage determinations (see H.R. 2309), [22JN]

-require group plans to provide access to unre-
stricted medical advice (see H.R. 2043), (8JN]

-require group plans to provide coverage of pedi-
atric care (see H.R. 2044), [8JN]

-require health insurance issuers to notify partici-
pants of impending termination of coverage due to
the failure of a group health plan to pay premiums
(see H.R. 845), (24FE]

--require health plans to provide adequate access
to services provided by obstetrician-gynecologists
(see H.R. 1806), [13MY] (see H.R. 2041), [8JN]

-require insurance coverage of bone mass meas-
urements and inform women concerning reproductive

and post-menopausal health care choices (see H.R.
925), [2MR]

-require managed care organizations to contract
with providers in medically underserved areas (see
H.R. 1860), [19MY]

-study future long-term care needs (see H.R.
1716), [6MY]

-tax treatment of long-term care services, edu-
cational campaign on long-term care, and expansion
of State long-term care partnerships by exempting
partnership assets from Medicaid estate recovery (see

H.R. 2102), [9JN]
Health Care Access, Affordability, and Quality Com-

mission: establish (see H.R. 2042), [8JN]
Health Care Financing Administration: moratorium on

new rules (see H.R. 2689), [3AU]
Health care professionals: establish a national abusive

and criminal background check system for patient

care workers (see H.R. 2627), (27JY]
Law enforcement officers: provide death benefits to

retired public safety officers (see H.R. 789), [23FE]
Medicaid: allow fraud control units to investigate and

prosecute fraud in Medicare and other Federal pro-
grams and elder abuse in residential facilities (see
H.R. 3045), [70C)

-allow States to use State Children's Health In-
surance Program allotment to cover additional low-
income children (see H.R. 458), [2FE]

-assure preservation of safety net hospitals
through maintenance of Disproportionate Share Hos-
pital Program (see H.R. 3103), [190C)

-coverage of breast and cervical cancer treatment
services for certain women screened under federally
funded programs (see H.R. 1070), [11MR]

coverage of screening mammography and
screening pap smears (see H.R. 302), [7JA)

-definition of audiologist (see H.R. 1068),
[10MR]

eliminate the termination of additional Federal
payments to States for outreach and eligibility deter-
mination administrative costs (see H.R. 2912),
[22SE]

establish new prospective payment system for
Federally-qualified health centers and rural health
clinics (see H.R. 2341), [24JN]

exempt disabled individuals from being required
to enroll with a managed care entity (see H.R. 797),
[23FE]

extend the higher Federal medical assistance
payment percentage for Indian Health Service facili-
ties to urban Indian health programs (see H.R. 470),
[2FE]

-permit presumptive eligibility of Medicare bene-
ficiaries for certain low-income Medicare beneficiary
programs (see H.R. 854), [25FE]

-permit public schools and other entities to deter-
mine presumptive eligibility for low-income children
(see H.R. 1298), [25MR]

-permit State waiver authority to provide medical
assistance in cases of congenital heart defects (see
H.R. 3325), (10NO]

-permit States the option to provide coverage
for low-income individuals infected with HIV (see
H.R. 1591), (28AP]

-prohibit transfers or discharges of residents of
nursing facilities (see H.R. 540), (3FE]

protect payments to previously approved State
school-based health plans for Medicaid-eligible chil-
dren with individualized education programs (see
H.R. 3486), [18NO]

-provide State options to allow eligibility for
legal immigrant pregnant women, children, and cer-
tain disabled individuals (see H.R. 1399), [14AP]

-reduce infant mortality through improvement of
coverage of services to pregnant women and infants
(see H.R. 301), [7JA)

-remove special financial limitations on Puerto
Rico and certain other territories relative to medical
assistance for Medicare cost-sharing and for veterans
(see H.R. 2333), (23JN)

-require criminal background checks on drivers
providing medical assistance transportation services
(see H.R. 2828), [9SE]

-require payment by States of certain individual-
ized education programs medical services under the
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (see H.R.
1672), [4MY]

-require prorating of beneficiary contributions
relative to partial coverage for nursing facility serv-
ices during a month (see H.R. 2852), [14SE]

-restrict imposition of liens and estate recovery
for long-term care services provided to certain indi-
viduals (see H.R. 161), [7JA]

treatment of payments made as a result of to-
bacco industry liability settlement (see H.R. 351),
[19JA)

-waive Federal claim to State tobacco settlements
if State uses funds for smoking reduction programs
and economic assistance for tobacco farming com-
munities (see H.R. 1232), [23MR]

-waive Federal claim to State tobacco settlements
if State uses funds only for smoking reduction and
public health programs (see H.R. 610), [4FE] (see

H.R. 1289), [25MR]
Medicare: administrative fee for submission of paper
rather than electronic claims (see H.R. 2114), [9JN]

-adverse impact of current payment policy for
noninvasive positive pressure ventilators on individ-
uals with severe respiratory diseases (see H. Con.
Res. 138), [22JN)

-allow certain organizations to purchase home-
care services from self-employed caregivers through
home-care referral agencies (see H.R. 3041), [70C]

-allow petitioners for coverage of new tech-
nologies or procedures to meet with the Health Care
Financing Administration to develop written plans
(see H.R. 2338), [24JN]

-assure access to managed health care through
the cost contract program (see H.R. 2268, 2268),
[17JN]

calculation of Medicare+Choice payments for
medical services at Dept. of Veterans Affairs and
Dept. of Defense facilities (see H.R. 2447), [1JY]

change rate of increase for Medicare+Choice
capitation rates (see H.R. 3092), [180C]

clarify non-preemption of State prescription
drug benefit laws relative to Medicare+Choice plans
(see H.R. 549), [3FE]

-combat fraud and abuse relative to partial hos-
pitalization services (see H.R. 1543), [22AP]

combat waste, fraud, and abuse (see H.R. 2229),
[15JN) (see H.R. 3461), (18NO]

-contract reform (see H.R. 312), [7JA]

contracting with certain hospitals to provide cer-
tain surgical procedures and related services at a
single rate (see H.R. 1392), [13AP]

coverage of acupuncturist services (see H.R.
1890), [20MY]

coverage of adult day care services (see H.R.
745), [11FE)

coverage of advanced new therapies to treat
diabetic foot ulcers (see H.R. 2369), [29JN]

coverage of chiropractic services under
Medicare+Choice program (see H. Con. Res. 62),
[18MR]

coverage of chronic disease prescription drugs
(see H.R. 1796), [13MY]

coverage of frail elderly beneficiaries perma-
nently residing in certain nursing facilities (see H.R.
1998), [27MY]

-coverage of glaucoma detection services (see
H.R. 2620), [27JY]

coverage of inpatient hospital services in Puerto
Rico (see H.R. 2712), [4AU]

coverage of marriage and family therapist serv-
ices (see H.R. 2945), [24SE]

-coverage of medical nutrition therapy services
(see H.R. 1187), [18MR]

coverage of nursing facilities and in-home serv-
ices (see H.R. 131), [7JA]

coverage of outpatient prescription drugs (see
H.R. 886), [1MR] (see H.R. 1109), [15MR] (see
H.R. 1495), [20AP] (see H.R. 2012), (SJN) (see H.R.
2782), [5AU) (see H.R. 3482), [18NO] (see H. Con.
Res. 149), (1JY]

-coverage of outpatient prescription drugs for
low-income beneficiaries and provision of stop-loss

INSURANCE

protection for outpatient prescription drug expenses
(see H.R. 2925), [23SE]

-coverage of outpatient prescription drugs (H.R.
1495), consideration (see H. Res. 372), [9NO]

-coverage of screening retinal eye examinations
for individuals with diabetes (see H.R. 1542), [22AP]

-coverage of vision rehabilitation services (see
H.R. 2870), [15SE]

-demonstration project to provide coverage for
cancer patients enrolled in certain clinical trials (see
H.R. 1388), [13AP]

-designate certain diabetes educators as certified
providers for purposes of outpatient diabetes edu-
cation services (see H.R. 3003), [40C]

-develop and implement a single, unified pro-
spective payment system for post-care hospital serv-
ices (see H.R. 2070), (8JN]

disclose staffing and performance data, provide
whistleblower protections, and review mergers and
acquisitions relative to Medicare providers (see H.R.
1288), [25MR)

eliminate budget neutrality adjustment factor
used in calculating blended capitation rate for
Medicare+Choice organizations (see H.R. 406),
[19JA) (see H.R. 1088), [11MR]

eliminate reduction in payment amounts to
home health agencies and provide for an interest-
free grace period for repayment of overpayments
(see H.R. 2618), (27JY]

ensure access to comparable prescription drug
coverage in Medigap policies relative to termination
of Medicare+Choice plans (see H.R. 634), [9FE]

ensure geographic reclassifications of hospitals
in urban areas do not result in lower wage indexes
(see H.R. 3216), [3NO]

ensure reimbursement for certain ambulance
services and improve the efficiency of the emergency
medical system (see H.R. 2831), [9SE]

establish a demonstration project to provide
beneficiaries greater information on various courses
of treatment for certain diseases or injuries (see H.R.
1544), [22AP]

establish a prospective payment system for psy-
chiatric hospital services (see H.R. 1006), [4MR]

exclude cancer treatment from the prospective
payment system for hospital outpatient services (see
H.R. 1090), [11MR]

exclude clinical social worker services from
coverage under the skilled nursing facility prospec-
tive payment system (see H.R. 655), [9FE)

exclude lobbying costs from the calculation of
the adjusted community rate for Medicare+Choice
plans (see H.R. 2230), [15JN)

exempt certain beneficiaries from financial limi-
tations imposed on physical, speech-language pathol-
ogy, and occupational therapy services (see H.R.
1837), [18MY]

exempt financial limitations imposed on phys-
ical, speech-language pathology, and occupational
therapy services and develop and implement a classi-
fication system to vary the limitations (see H.R.
1736), [6MY]

expand coverage of certain self-injected
biologicals (see H.R. 2892), [21SE]

expand the use of competitive bidding (see H.R.
1900), [20MY]

extend community nursing organization dem-
onstration projects (see H.R. 1999), [27MY]

extend coverage of immunosuppressive drugs to
cases of transplants not paid for under the program
(see H.R. 3107), [190C]

extend health care coverage (see H.R. 402),
[19JA)

-facilitate use of private contracts (see H.R.
2867), [14SE]

-freeze reductions under Balanced Budget Act
(see H.R. 3145), [260C]

Health Care Financing Administration regu-
latory burdens imposed on suppliers of durable medi-
cal equipment (see H. Con. Res. 98), (5MY]

-implement budget neutrality adjustment factor
in determining payment rates for Medicare+Choice
organizations (see H.R. 2419), [1JY]

-improve access to benefits and programs to eli-
gible, low-income beneficiaries (see H.R. 1455),
[15AP]

-improve access to health insurance and benefits
for certain individuals (see H.R. 2228), [15JN)

-improve and streamline the physician self-refer-
ral law (see H.R. 2650), [29JY]

-improve coverage determination process relative
to new advances in medical technology (see H.R.
2030), [8JN]

-improve methodology for the calculation of
Medicare+Choice payment rates (see H.R. 3284),
[9NO]

-improve review procedures (see H.R. 2356),
[24JN)

-improve the operation of certain
Medicare+Choice and Medigap programs (see H.R.
491), (2FE)

-improve the telemedicine program and provide
grants for the development of telehealth networks
(see H.R. 3420), [17NO]

increase certain payments to hospitals (see H.R.
2266), [17JN]

increase payments for pap smear laboratory tests
(see H.R. 976), [4MR] (see H.R. 2930), (23SE]

-increase payments for physician services pro-
vided in health professional shortage areas in Alaska
and Hawaii (see H.R. 2967), [28SE]

increase payments to providers for case manager
services in rural areas (see H.R. 1646), [29AP]

-increase payments to skilled nursing facilities
that have a significant proportion of residents with
AIDS (see H.R. 3029), [60C]

-limit penalty for late enrollment (see H.R. 914),
[2MR]

-limit reductions in Federal payments under the
prospective payment system for hospital outpatient
department services (see H.R. 2241), (16JN]

-make changes in payment methodologies and
provide coverage of outpatient prescription drugs to
beneficiaries who lose drug coverage under
Medicare+Choice plans (see H.R. 3086), [140C]

-make refinements in the prospective payment
system for outpatient hospital services (see H.R.
2979), (30SE)

-modify restrictions on physician self-referral
(see H.R. 2651), (29JY]

-modify treatment of certain patient days for pur-
poses of determining the amount of disproportionate
share adjustment payments to hospitals (see H.R.
1529), [22AP]

-payment for insulin pumps (see H.R. 360),
[19JA]

-preserve and expand (see H. Con. Res. 135),
[16JN]

-prevent sudden disruption of beneficiary enroll-
ment in Medicare+Choice plans (see H.R. 141),
[7JA]

-prohibit collection of data from home health
agencies under the OASIS data collection program
from non-Medicare patients (see H.R. 2246), [16JN]

-protect right of beneficiaries enrolled in
Medicare+Choice plans to receive services at any
skilled nursing facility (see H.R. 3004), [40C]

-provide additional benefits to prevent or delay
the onset of illnesses (see H.R. 1968), [26MY]

-provide for independent case managers for
home health services (see H.R. 746), [11FE]

-provide greater equity to home health agencies
and ensure access to medically necessary home
health services (see H.R. 2628), [27JY]

-provide more equitable payments to home
health agencies (see H.R. 2546), [16JY]

-provision of physical therapy, occupational ther-
apy, speech-language pathology services, and res-
piratory therapy by a comprehensive outpatient reha-
bilitation facility at a single, fixed location (see H.R.
3441), [17NO]

-reduce amount of coinsurance payable in con-
junction with outpatient department services (see
H.R. 421), (19JA)

-reduce capital payments to certain hospitals with
below average occupancy rates (see H.R. 2199),
[143N)

-reduce financial liability of physicians providing
certain care under Medicare+Choice program (see
H.R. 1375), [12AP]

-reductions in prescription drug prices (see H.R.
664), (10FE)

-reductions in prescription drug prices (H.R.
664), consideration (see H. Res. 371), [9NO]

-reform beneficiary payment limits for certain
long-existing home health agencies relative to the
interim payment system (see H.R. 2123), [10JN]

-reform purchasing, payment, and administrative
requirements (see H.R. 2115), [9JN]

-reimburse hospitals for psychologist, physician
assistant, and nurse practitioner training costs (see
H.R. 2794), (5AU)

-reimburse hospitals for psychologist training
costs (see H.R. 1140), [16MR]

-reimbursement for chiropractic services (see
H.R. 1046), [9MR]

-reimbursement of routine patient care costs for
individuals participating in approved clinical trials
(see H.R. 61), [7JA]

-remove the sunset and numerical limitation on
participation in Medicare+Choice medical savings
account plans (see H.R. 2068), [8JN] (see H.R.
2173), [10JN]

-repeal interim payment system, eliminate man-
datory reduction under the prospective payment sys-
tem, and continue periodic interim payments for
home health services (see H.R. 2361), [24JN]

-repeal restriction on payment for hospital dis-
charges to post-acute care (see H.R. 405), [19JA)
(see H.R. 1936), [25MY]

-repeal the financial limitation on rehabilitation
services (see H.R. 1385), [13AP]

-require advanced notice to managed care plan
enrollees of hospital termination under such plans
(see H.R. 1639), [29AP]

-require appropriate training and certification for
suppliers of certain listed items of orthotics or pros-
thetics (see H.R. 1938), [25MY]

-require certain additional information in state-
ments of explanation of benefits provided to bene-
ficiaries (see H.R. 1511), [21AP]
-require Dept. of HHS study on mortality and
adverse outcome rates of patients receiving anesthe-
sia services (see H.R. 632), [9FE] (see H.R. 2002),
[27MY]

-require governing boards of national accrediting
entities to have public representation and open meet-
ings (see H.R. 2174), (10JN)

-require universal product numbers on claims
forms for reimbursement for durable medical equip-
ment and other items (see H.R. 418), [19JA)

--restore the non-applicability of private contracts
for the provision of benefits (see H.R. 958), [3MR]

-restrictions on changes in benefits under
Medicare+Choice plans (see H.R. 1134), [16MR]

-revise inflation update factor used in making
payments to prospective payment system hospitals
(see H.R. 3114), [200C)

-revise interim payment system to home health
agencies for home health services (see H.R. 2492),
[13JY) (see H.R. 2744), (5AU]

-revise payment amounts to home health agen-
cies (see H.R. 2240), (16JN]

-standardize clinical practice guidelines to im-
prove delivery of services (see H.R. 2069), (8JN]

-treatment of payments to Medicare+Choice or-
ganizations relative to disproportionate share hospital
payments (see H.R. 1103), [11MR]

-waive waiting period for coverage and provide
coverage of drugs for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

(see H.R. 353), (19JA)
Medicare Eligible Military Retiree Health Care Consen-

sus Task Force: establish (see H.R. 119), [7JA]
Medicare Payment Advisory Commission: expand

membership and include individuals with expertise
in manufacturing and distributing finished medical

goods (see H.R. 3271), [9NO]
Medicare/Medicaid: restrict use and require recording

and reporting of information on use of physical and
chemical restraints and seclusion in mental health
facilities (see H.R. 1313), [25MR]

INSURANCE

-surety bond requirements for home health agen-
cies, durable medical equipment suppliers, and others

(see H.R. 2325), [23JN)
Mental health: clarify application of certain mental

health parity provisions to annual and lifetime visit,
benefit, and dollar limits (see H.R. 2445), [1JY]

-provide for treatment parity (see H.R. 2593),
[22JY]
Motor vehicles: establish requirements for the cancella-

tion of automobile insurance policies (see H.R. 644),
[9FE)

-limit liability of rental or leasing companies
for negligent operation of rented or leased vehicles
(see H.R. 1954), [26MY]

-provide consumers choice of auto insurance,
guarantee affordable premiums, and improve com-
pensation for accident victims (see H.R. 1475),

[20AP]
National Flood Insurance Program: improve predisaster

mitigation and facilitate voluntary buyouts of repet-
itively flooded properties (see H.R. 1297), [25MR]

(see H.R. 2728), (SAU)
Pensions: require plan administrators that provide ac-

cess to automobile insurance to submit certain infor-
mation on such insurance to the FTC (see H.R.

2006), (8JN)
Pharmaceuticals: demonstration project to expand eligi-

bility under existing State prescription drug assist-
ance programs for low-income seniors (see H.R.

2375), [29JN)
Senior citizens: establish a consumer price index for

elderly consumers to compute cost-of-living in-
creases for Social Security and Medicare benefits
(see H.R. 1422), [14AP] (see H.R. 2180), [10JN]

establish a program of pharmacy assistance fee
for elderly persons who have no health insurance
coverage (see H.R. 723), [11FE]

-limit hardship endured when meeting prescrip-
tion drug needs (see H. Con. Res. 152), [13JY]

-prevent and increase penalties for crimes such
as health care, pension, and telemarketing fraud, and
nursing home abuse and fraud (see H.R. 1862),

(19MY]
Small business: protect from litigation excesses and

limit product liability of non-manufacturer product
sellers (see H.R. 2366), (25JN]

provide employees with a simple, secure, and
fully portable defined benefit plan (see H.R. 2190),
[143N)

-use of welfare-to-work funds to form alliances
to purchase discounted health insurance for welfare-
to-work program eligible employees (see H.R. 2238),

[16JN]
Social Security: allow diversion of percentage of pay-

roll tax payments into personal investment plans and
extend the Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insur-
ance Program (see H.R. 250), [7JA] (see H.R. 1793),
[13MY]

-allow States to use State Children's Health In-
surance Program allotment to cover uninsured preg-
nant women (see H.R. 1843), [18MY]

clarify exemption of certain children with spe-
cial needs from State option to use managed care
(see H.R. 3332), [10NO]

constitutional amendment relative to budget
treatment of Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability In-
surance Program and the hospital insurance program
(see H.J. Res. 40), [16MR]

continue eligibility for child's insurance benefits
to individuals who marry and have Hansen's disease
(see H.R. 3280), [9NO]

effects of reform proposals on women (see H.
Res. 34), [2FE)

eliminate benefit penalties to individuals receiv-
ing pensions from noncovered employment (see H.R.
742), [11FE)

ensure solvency of trust funds (see H.R. 37),
[6JA] (see H.R. 3012), [50C]

establish and maintain individual investment ac-
counts (see H.R. 1897), [20MY]

expand health care coverage for working, dis-
abled individuals and establish a Ticket to Work
and Self-Sufficiency Program to provide work oppor-

tunities for such individuals (see H.R. 1091), [11MR]
(see H.R. 1180), [18MR]

extend rural Advanced Life Support intercept
services to other areas (see H.R. 2711), [4AU]

-improve computation system for certain workers
who attain age 65 (see H.R. 538), [3FE]

-improve coverage of low-income children under
State Children's Health Insurance Program and Med-
icaid (see H.R. 827), [24FE] (see H.R. 3480),
[18NO]

-level of benefit payment in the month of the
beneficiary's death (see H.R. 163), (see H.R. 287),
[7JA)

-make corrections in Medicare, Medicaid, and
State Children's Health Insurance Program relative
to the Balanced Budget Act (see H.R. 3075), (140C]
(see H.R. 3146), [260C) (see H.R. 3426), [17NO]

-permit children covered under the State Chil-
dren's Health Insurance Program to be eligible for
the Federal Vaccines for Children Program (see H.R.
2976), [29SE]

-permit members of the clergy to be exempt
from coverage at any time during career (see H.R.
1061), [10MR)

-permit members of the clergy to revoke their
exemption from coverage (see H.R. 133), [7JA)

-preserve all budget surpluses until legislation
is enacted to strengthen and protect Social Security
and Medicare (see H.R. 1927), [25MY]

-promote identification of children eligible for
State Children's Health Insurance Program and Med-
icaid (see H.R. 2807), [8SE]

-protect Social Security surpluses and reserve a
portion of non-Social Security surpluses to strength-
en and protect Medicare (see H.R. 3165), [280C]

-provide annual statement of accrued liability of
the Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance
Program (see H.R. 244), [7JA]

-provide disabled beneficiaries opportunities to
return to work, and extend Medicare coverage and
tax credits for such beneficiaries (see H.R. 3070),
[1300]

-provide enrollment period for Medicare and
Medigap relative to certain military retirees and de-
pendents (see H.R. 743), [11FE)

-provide lump-sum death payments (see H.R.
3281), [9NO]

-reform (see H.R. 1), [1MR]

-remove limitations on outside income while re-
ceiving benefits (see H.R. 47), [6JA] (see H.R. 288),
[7JA] (see H.R. 519), [3FE]

-require specific legislative recommendations to
ensure solvency of trust funds (see H.R. 245), [7JA]

-treatment of severe spinal cord injuries relative
to certain earnings (see H.R. 401), [19JA]

-waive waiting period for disability benefits rel-
ative to individuals with terminal illnesses (see H.R.

1107), [11MR]
States: improve data collection and evaluation of chil-

dren's health coverage under the State Children's
Health Insurance Program and Medicaid (see H.R.
1545), [22AP]

-increase allotments to territories under the State
Children's Health Insurance Program (see H.R. 806),

[23FE]
Taxation: allow a refundable credit for certain Medi-

care premiums (see H.R. 122), [7JA] (see H.R.
1772), [12MY]

-allow credit to military retirees for Medicare
coverage (see H.R. 121), [7JA]

allow individuals a refundable credit for the
purchase of private health insurance and provide for
a report on State health insurance safety-net pro-
grams (see H.R. 2362), [25JN)

-allow individuals a refundable credit for the
purchase of private health insurance through a pool-
ing arrangement (see H.R. 2185), (143N)

-allow individuals to designate refunds to pro-
vide catastrophic health coverage to individuals who
do not otherwise have health coverage (see H.R.
2433), (1JY]

-allow penalty-free distributions from qualified
retirement plans on account of the death or disability
of the participant's spouse (see H.R. 2826), [9SE]

clarify exemption from the self-employment tax
for termination payments received by former life
insurance salesmen (see H.R. 1593), [28AP]

credits for health insurance costs of employees
not eligible to participate in employer-subsidized
health coverage (see H.R. 1819), [14MY]

deduction for health insurance premiums (see
H.R. 145), [7JA) (see H.R. 1177), [18MR]

-deny charitable contribution deduction for trans-
fers associated with split-dollar insurance arrange-
ments (see H.R. 572), [4FE] (see H.R. 630), [9FE]

-deny deduction for certain reparations received
by Holocaust survivors (see H.R. 3511), [19NO]

disclose to Federal employees the Government's
share of taxes paid for old-age, survivors, disability,
and hospital insurance for the employee (see H.R.
1263), [24MR]

disclosure of employer's share of taxes paid
for old-age, survivors, disability, and hospital insur-
ance for the employee (see H.R. 1264), [24MR]

ensure employees retain hospital insurance tax
exemption relative to consolidation of a political sub-
division with the State (see H.R. 873), [25FE]

exclude reparations received by Holocaust sur-
vivors (see H.R. 390), [19JA] (see H.R. 1292),
[25MR]

-full deduction of health insurance costs for self-
employed individuals (see H.R. 225), [7JA] (see
H.R. 611), [4FE] (see H.R. 918), [2MR] (see H.R.
980), [4MR]

-impose a tax on certain unearned income and
provide tax relief by reducing the rate of the Social
Security payroll tax (see H.R. 1099), [11MR]

-permit consolidation of life insurance companies
with other companies (see H.R. 2431), [1JY]

-permit penalty-free withdrawals from retirement
plans for medical expenses of certain older relatives
(see H.R. 253), (see H.R. 275), [7JA]

-provide disaster relief for homeowners (see H.R.
2393), [30JN)

-provide incentives for health coverage (see H.R.
2261), [17JN]

provide marriage penalty relief, incentives to
encourage health coverage, and increased child care
assistance, and extend certain expiring tax provisions
(see H.R. 2020), (8JN]

-provide tax-exempt status for organizations cre-
ated by a State to provide property and casualty
insurance coverage for property (see H.R. 264),
[7JA)

-treatment of active financing income earned
overseas by financial services firms (see H.R. 681),
(10FE)

-treatment of employers who maintain a self-
insured health plan for their employees (see H.R.
2304), [22JN]

-treatment of flexible spending arrangements rel-
ative to long-term care insurance (see H.R. 161),
[7JA]

-treatment of individual health insurance costs
and employees who elect not to participate in em-
ployer subsidized health plans (see H.R. 1687),
[5MY]

-treatment of marriage penalty, estate taxes,
long-term care needs, child care, health insurance
costs for self-employed individuals, and the alter-
native minimum tax (see H.R. 2085), [9JN]

-treatment of medical savings accounts (see H.R.
614), [8FE)

-treatment of unused benefits under cafeteria
plans that allow flexible spending accounts for out-

of-pocket medical expenses (see H.R. 3034), [60C]
Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Improvement Act

(H.R. 1180): consideration of conference report (see
H. Res. 387), [17NO)

-corrections in enrollment (see H. Con. Res.
236), [18NO]
Trust funds: investment of several Federal health-relat-

ed and retirement trust funds in broad-based private

equities indices (see H.R. 633), [9FE]
Veterans: extend dependency and indemnity compensa-

tion benefits to surviving spouses whose subsequent
marriages have terminated (see H.R. 708), [11FE]

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INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE

increase service-connected disability benefits for
veterans and survivors (see H.R. 1765), (12MY]

-payment of certain group life insurance benefits
to beneficiaries of deceased members of the uni-

formed services (see H.R. 2206), [15JN]
Women: allow direct access to obstetrician-gyne-
cologists (see H. Res. 164), [6MY]

coverage of screening mammography (see H.R.
524), [3FE] (see H.R. 1132), [16MR]

-implement coverage of reconstructive breast sur-
gery resulting from mastectomies (see H.R. 3224),

[4NO]
World War II: recovery of insurance issued for victims

of the Holocaust (see H.R. 126), [7JA]
Conference reports
Framework for the Affiliation of Banks, Securities

Firms, and Other Financial Service Providers (S.

900), [2NO]
Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Improvement Act

(H.R. 1180), (17NOJ
Messages
Strengthen Social Security and Medicare Act: President

Clinton, [260C]
Motions
Financial institutions: provide framework for the affili-

ation of banks, securities firms, and other financial
service providers (H.R. 10), (1JY]

-provide framework for the affiliation of banks,
securities firms, and other financial service providers

(S. 900), [30JY]
Health: national policy to provide health care and re-

form insurance procedures (H.R. 2990), [60C],

[3NO]
Reports filed
Agricultural Risk Protection Act: Committee on Agri-

culture (House) (H.R. 2559) (H. Rept. 106-300),

[5AU], [22SE)
Aviation War Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization:

Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

(House) (H.R. 98) (H. Rept. 106–2), [2FE]
Comprehensive Budget Process Reform Act: Commit-

tee on Appropriations (House) (H.R. 853) (H. Rept.
106–198), [24JN]

-Committee on Rules (House) (H.R. 853) (H.
Rept. 106-198), (5AU]

-Committee on the Budget (House) (H.R. 853)
(H. Rept. 106–198), [5AU)
Consideration of Conference Report on H.R. 1180,

Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Improvement
Act: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 387)

(H. Rept. 106–482), [17NO]
Consideration of Conference Report on S. 900, Frame-

work for the Affiliation of Banks, Securities Firms,
and Other Financial Service Providers: Committee
on Rules (House) (H. Res. 355) (H. Rept. 106–

440), [2NO]
Consideration of H.R. 10, Financial Services Act: Com-

mittee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 235) (H. Rept.

106–214), (30JN]
Consideration of H.R. 707, Disaster Mitigation and

Cost Reduction Act: Committee on Rules (House)

(H. Res. 91) (H. Rept. 106-41), (3MR]
Consideration of H.R. 2559, Agricultural Risk Protec-

tion Act: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 308)

(H. Rept. 106-346), (28SE)
Consideration of H.R. 2723, Bipartisan Consensus

Managed Care Improvement Act: Committee on
Rules (House) (H. Res. 323) (H. Rept. 106–366),

(50C)
Consideration of H.R. 2990, Quality Care for the Unin-

sured Act: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res.

323) (H. Rept. 106-366), (50C]
Disaster Mitigation and Cost Reduction Act: Commit-

tee on Transportation and Infrastructure (House)

(H.R. 707) (H. Rept. 106-40), (3MR]
Financial Services Act: Committee on Banking and

Financial Services (House) (H.R. 10) (H. Rept. 106–
74), [23MR), (10JN]

-Committee on Commerce (House) (H.R. 10) (H.
Rept. 106–74), (15JN)
Framework for the Affiliation of Banks, Securities

Firms, and Other Financial Service Providers: Com-
mittee of Conference (S. 900) (H. Rept. 106–434),
[2NO]

Medicaid Coverage of Breast and Cervical Cancer Supply Enhancement Act: Committee on Resources

Treatment Services for Certain Women Screened (House) (H.R. 795) (H. Rept. 106–374), (120C]
Under Federally Funded Programs: Committee on INTERMODAL SURFACE TRANSPORTATION EF-
Commerce (House) (H.R. 1070) (H. Rept. 106–486), FICIENCY ACT
[22NO]

Bills and resolutions
Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Balanced Budget Re Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century: repeal

finement Act: Committee on Ways and Means the Interstate System Reconstruction and Rehabilita-
(House) (H.R. 3075) (H. Rept. 106-436), [2NO]

tion Pilot Program (see H.R. 1252), [24MR]
Prohibit Transfers or Discharges of Medicaid Residents INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE

of Nursing Facilities: Committee on Commerce Appointments
(House) (H.R. 540) (H. Rept. 106-44), [8MR)

Conferees: H.R. 2488, Financial Freedom Act, [2AU]
Senate Amendment to H.R. 2990, Quality Care for Bills and resolutions

the Uninsured Act: Committee on Rules (House) Business and industry: promote and improve employee
(H. Res. 348) (H. Rept. 106-430), [1NO]

stock ownership plans (see H.R. 2124), [10JN]
Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Improvement Act: Dept. of the Treasury: codify authority to issue regula-

Committee of Conference (H.R. 1180) (H. Rept. tions covering the practices of enrolled agents (see
106-478), (17NO]

H.R. 3491), [18NO]
-Committee on Ways and Means (House) (H.R. Federal employees: extend civil service retirement op-
3070) (H. Rept. 106-393), [180C]

tions to IRS revenue officers, INS inspectors, and
Work Incentives Improvement Act: Committee on certain other Federal law enforcement officers (see

Commerce (House) (H.R. 1180) (H. Rept. 106-220), H.R. 1228), [23MR]
[1JY]

Internal Revenue Code: simplify certain provisions (see
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND COMMUNICA H.R. 1928), [25MY]
TIONS OMNIBUS REFORM ACT

Small business: provide regulatory assistance (see H.R.
Conference reports

296), [7JA]
Provisions (H.R. 1554), [9NO]

Taxation: allow designation of charity contributions on
Reports filed

tax returns and establish the Checkoff for Charity
Provisions: Committee of Conference (H.R. 1554) (H. Commission to ensure payment of contributions (see
Rept. 106-464), [9NO]

H.R. 2053), (8JN]
INTELLIGENCE SERVICES

-allow income tax refund (see H.R. 1254),
Appointments

[24MR]
Conferees: H.R. 1555, intelligence services appropria-

-allow individuals to designate percentage of
tions, [22SE]

their tax overpayments or to make contributions for
Bills and resolutions

units of the National Park System (see H.R. 1154),
Appropriations: authorizing (see H.R. 1555), [26AP] [17MR]
-authorizing (H.R. 1555), consideration (see H.

-authorize Federal entities to take control of cer-
Res. 167), [12MY]

tain State child support enforcement programs (see
-authorizing (H.R. 1555), consideration of con H.R. 1488), [20AP]
ference report (see H. Res. 364), [8NO]

clarify that certain small businesses that use
Classified information: identify, collect, and review for merchandise or inventory are permitted to use the

declassification information that is of extraordinary cash method of accounting (see H.R. 2273), (17JN]
public interest (see H.R. 3152), [270C]

eliminate marriage tax penalty (see H.R. 725),
Dept. of Energy: establish moratorium on Foreign Visi-

[11FE)
tors Program and set up counter-intelligence program

eliminate marriage tax penalty by adjusting in-
at nuclear laboratories (see H.R. 1348), [25MR]

come tax rate brackets and standard deduction
Conference reports

amounts (see H.R. 6), [10FE)
Intelligence Services Appropriations (H.R. 1555),

eliminate marriage tax penalty by adjusting
[5NO]

standard deduction amounts (see H.R. 108), [7JA]
Reports filed

ensure confidentiality of advance pricing agree-
Consideration of Conference Report on H.R. 1555, In ments (see H.R. 2378), [29JN]
telligence Services Appropriations: Committee on

ensure tax payments from certain religious indi-
Rules (House) (H. Res. 364) (H. Rept. 106-460), viduals are used for nonmilitary purposes (see H.R.
[8NO]

1454), [15AP]
Consideration of H.R. 1555, Intelligence Services Ap-

extend due date for filing a tax return for any
propriations: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. member of a uniformed service on a tour of duty
167) (H. Rept. 106-136), [12MY]

outside the U.S. (see H.R. 1411), [14AP]
Intelligence Services Appropriations: Committee of

-prevent abuse of the enhanced charitable deduc-
Conference (H.R. 1555) (H. Rept. 106-457), (5NO] tion for overseas contributions of drugs (see H.R.

Committee on Intelligence (House, Select) (H.R. 3197), [2NO]
1555) (H. Rept. 106-130), [10MY]

-reduce individual income tax rates, provide mar-
INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS

riage penalty and estate and gift tax relief, reduce
Bills and resolutions

taxes on savings and investments, and establish in-
Chippewa Cree Tribe: final settlement of water rights centives for education and health care (see H.R.
claims (see H.R. 795), [23FE]

2488), [13JY]
Federal aid programs: public participation in establish-

-reduce individual income tax rates, provide mar-
ing locations of substance abuse treatment group riage penalty and estate and gift tax relief, reduce
homes (see H.R. 2983), [30SE]

taxes on savings and investments, and establish in-
Native Americans: provide remedies for sovereign trib centives for education and health care (H.R. 2488),

al governments relative to gaming compacts and consideration (see H. Res. 256), [20JY]
gaming participation laws (see H.R. 1811), [13MY]

-reform interest allocation rules (see H.R. 2270),
Schools: establish a partnership to rebuild and modern [17JN)
ize school facilities (see H.R. 2955), [27SE]

-reform Internal Revenue Code through revenue
Taxation: treatment of Indian tribal governments as neutral proposals which protect Social Security and

State, local governments or nonprofit organizations Medicare trust funds (see H. Con. Res. 85), [14AP]
relative to unemployment compensation (see H.R.

-repeal income tax, abolish the IRS, and institute
1943), [26MY]

a national retail sales tax (see H.R. 1467), [15AP]
Treaties and agreements: prohibit executive branch (see H.R. 2001), [27MY] (see H.R. 2525), (14JY]
compliance with the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty

-restore deduction for 2-income married couples
and the multilateral Memorandum of Understanding (see H.R. 1453), [15AP]
related to that treaty (see H.R. 2022), [8JN]

-restructure and replace the income tax system
Reports filed

to meet national priorities (see H.R. 134), [7JA]
Chippewa Cree Tribe of The Rocky Boy's Reservation

-simplify certain provisions of the Internal Reve-
Indian Reserved Water Rights Settlement and Water nue Code (see H.R. 1928), [25MY]

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