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United States of America

PROCEEDINGS AND DEBATES OF THE

Vol. 160

113 th CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION

WASHINGTON, FRIDAY, MAY 2, 2014

No. 65

Senate The Senate was not in session today. Its next meeting will be held on Monday, May 5, 2014, at 12 noon.

House of Representatives FRIDAY, MAY 2, 2014 The House met at noon and was called to order by the Speaker pro tempore (Mr. WOMACK). f

DESIGNATION OF THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE The SPEAKER pro tempore laid before the House the following communication from the Speaker: WASHINGTON, DC, May 2, 2014. I hereby appoint the Honorable STEVE WOMACK to act as Speaker pro tempore on this day. JOHN A. BOEHNER, Speaker of the House of Representatives. f

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PRAYER Reverend Cara Spaccarelli, Christ Church, Washington, D.C., offered the following prayer: God of all nations, You have called all people to lives of righteousness and justice. Bless now those who gather in this place. To those who lead here, grant the patience of cooperation. To those who debate here, grant clarity of thought. To those who decide here, grant the courage for truth. Keep ever before us the broken places of our life together, that we may find ways to speak hope into one another’s lives. Set our hearts to beat in rhythm with Yours, and knit us together with all people of good will, both in this place and beyond, in order that Your will may be done. Amen.

THE JOURNAL The SPEAKER pro tempore. The Chair has examined the Journal of the last day’s proceedings and announces to the House his approval thereof. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved. f

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE The SPEAKER pro tempore. The Chair will lead the House in the Pledge of Allegiance. The SPEAKER pro tempore led the Pledge of Allegiance as follows: I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. f

COMMUNICATION FROM THE HONORABLE SANFORD D. BISHOP, JR., MEMBER OF CONGRESS The SPEAKER pro tempore laid before the House the following communication from the Honorable SANFORD D. BISHOP, Jr., Member of Congress: CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, Washington, DC, April 30, 2014. OHN A. BOEHNER, Hon. J Speaker, House of Representatives, Washington, DC. DEAR MR. SPEAKER: This is to notify you formally pursuant to Rule VIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives that I have been served with a subpoena, issued by the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, for both documents and testimony in a civil case. After consultation with the Office of General Counsel, I will determine whether com-

pliance with the subpoena is consistent with the privileges and rights of the House. Sincerely, SANFORD D. BISHOP, Jr., Member of Congress. f

COMMUNICATION FROM THE HONORABLE JAMES E. CLYBURN, MEMBER OF CONGRESS The SPEAKER pro tempore laid before the House the following communication from the Honorable JAMES E. CLYBURN, Member of Congress: CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, Washington, DC, April 30, 2014. Hon. JOHN A. BOEHNER, Speaker, House of Representatives, Washington, DC. DEAR MR. SPEAKER: This is to notify you formally pursuant to Rule VIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives that I have been served with a subpoena, issued by the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, for both documents and testimony in a civil case. After consultation with the Office of General Counsel, I will determine whether compliance with the subpoena is consistent with the privileges and rights of the House. Sincerely, JAMES E. CLYBURN, Member of Congress. f

ADJOURNMENT The SPEAKER pro tempore. Without objection, the House stands adjourned until noon on Tuesday next for morning-hour debate. There was no objection. Thereupon (at 12 o’clock and 3 minutes p.m.), under its previous order, the

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EXECUTIVE COMMUNICATIONS, ETC. Under clause 2 of rule XIV, executive communications were taken from the Speaker’s table and referred as follows: 5524. A communication from the President of the United States, transmitting FY 2015 Budget Amendments for the Departments of Agriculture, Defense, Energy, Homeland Security, the Interior, and State, as well as the National Science Foundation and the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency for the District of Columbia; (H. Doc. No. 113—106); to the Committee on Appropriations and ordered to be printed. 5525. A letter from the Assistant Director for Legislative Affairs, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, transmitting the Annual Report of the Office of Minority and Women Inclusion; to the Committee on Financial Services. 5526. A letter from the Chairman and President, Export-Import Bank, transmitting a report on transactions involving U.S. exports to ICBC Financial Leasing Co., Ltd. of Beijing, China; to the Committee on Financial Services. 5527. A letter from the Director, National Credit Union Administration, transmitting NCUA 2013 Financial Statement Audits for Temporary Corporate Credit Union Stabilization Fund; to the Committee on Financial Services. 5528. A letter from the Director, Regulatory Management Division, Environmental Protection Agency, transmitting the Agency’s final rule — Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Connecticut; Reasonable Further Progress Plan and 2002 Base Year Emission Inventory [EPA-R01-OAR-2008-0117; FRL-9908-51-Region 1] received April 10, 2014, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. 5529. A letter from the Director, Regulatory Management Division, Environmental Protection Agency, transmitting the Agency’s final rule — Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Louisiana; Clean Data Determination for the Baton Rouge Area for the 2008 Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard [EPAR06-OAR-2014-0145; FRL-9909-53-Region 6] received April 10, 2014, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. 5530. A letter from the Director, Regulatory Management Division, Environmental Protection Agency, transmitting the Agency’s final rule — Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; New Hampshire; Reasonably Available Control Technology for the 1997 8-Hour Ozone Standard [EPA-R01-OAR-2009-0451; FRL-9908-53-Region 1] received April 10, 2014, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. 5531. A letter from the Director, Regulatory Management Division, Environmental Protection Agency, transmitting the Agency’s final rule — Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; Louisiana; Interstate Transport of Fine Particulate Matter [EPA-R06-OAR-2011-0500; FRL-9909-57-Region 6] received April 10, 2014, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. 5532. A letter from the Director, Regulatory Management Division, Environmental Protection Agency, transmitting the Agency’s final rule — Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; State of Alaska;

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Revised Format of 40 CFR Part 52 for Materials Incorporated by Reference [EPA-R10OAR-2012-0942; FRL-9908-23-Region 10] received April 10, 2014, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. 5533. A letter from the Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs, Department of State, transmitting the Department’s annual report for 2013 on Voting Practices in the United Nations; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. 5534. A letter from the EEO Director, Office of Special Counsel, transmitting the Counsel’s report for Fiscal Year 2008 pertaining to the Notification and Federal Anti-Discrimination and Retaliation Act of 2002 (No FEAR Act); to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. 5535. A letter from the Paralegal Specialist, Department of Transportation, transmitting the Department’s final rule — Airworthiness Directives; Eurocopter Deutschland GmbH Helicopters [Docket No.: FAA2013-0554; Directorate Identifier 2012-SW-009AD; Amendment 39-17774; AD 2014-05-01] received April 16, 2014, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. 5536. A letter from the Paralegal Specialist, Department of Transportation, transmitting the Department’s final rule — Airworthiness Directives; Airbus Helicopters (Type Certificate Previously Held by Eurocopter France) (Airbus Helicopters) [Docket No.: FAA-2013-0872; Directorate Identifier 2013-SW-012-AD; Amendment 3917784; AD 2014-05-11] received April 16, 2014, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. 5537. A letter from the Paralegal Specialist, Department of Transportation, transmitting the Department’s final rule — Airworthiness Directives; Airbus Helicopters (Type Certificate Currently Held by Eurocopter France) (Airbus Helicopters) [Docket No.: FAA-2013-0573; Directorate Identifier 2012-SW-042-AD; Amendment 3917781; AD 2014-05-08] (RIN: 2120-AA64) received April 16, 2014, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. 5538. A letter from the Paralegal Specialist, Department of Transportation, transmitting the Department’s final rule — Airworthiness Directives; Airbus Helicopters (Type Certificate Previously Held by Eurocopter France) (Airbus Helicopters) [Docket No.: FAA-2013-0826; Directorate Identifier 2011-SW-046-AD; Amendment 3917788; AD 2014-05-15] (RIN: 2120-AA64) received April 16, 2014, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. 5539. A letter from the Paralegal Specialist, Department of Transportation, transmitting the Department’s final rule — Airworthiness Directives; Airbus Helicopters (Type Certificate Previously Held by Eurocopter France) (Airbus Helicopters) [Docket No.: FAA-2013-0477; Directorate Identifier 2011-SW-015-AD; Amendment 3917780; AD 2014-05-07] (RIN: 2120-AA64) received April 16, 2014, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. 5540. A letter from the Paralegal Specialist, Department of Transportation, transmitting the Department’s final rule — Airworthiness Directives; The Boeing Company Airplanes [Docket No.: FAA-2013-0796; Directorate Identifier 2013-NM-111-AD; Amendment 39-17082; AD 2014-05-30] (RIN: 2120-AA64) received April 16, 2014, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. 5541. A letter from the Paralegal Specialist, Department of Transportation, trans-

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mitting the Department’s final rule — IFR Altitudes; Miscellaneous Amendments [Docket No.: 03949; Amdt. No. 512] received April 16, 2014, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. 5542. A letter from the Paralegal Specialist, Department of Transportation, transmitting the Department’s final rule — Airworthiness Directives; The Boeing Company Airplanes [Docket No.: FAA-2013-1023; Directorate Identifier 2013-NM-042-AD; Amendment 39-17797; AD 2014-05-24] (RIN: 2120-AA64) received April 16, 2014, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. 5543. A letter from the Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs, Department of State, transmitting Implementation of an Agreement between the United States and China on Science and Technology; jointly to the Committees on Foreign Affairs, Armed Services, and Science, Space, and Technology. f

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES ON PUBLIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS Under clause 2 of rule XIII, reports of committees were delivered to the Clerk for printing and reference to the proper calendar, as follows: Mr. CAMP: Committee on Ways and Means. H.R. 4429. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend the subpart F exemption for active financing income; with an amendment (Rept. 113–427). Referred to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. CAMP: Committee on Ways and Means. H.R. 4464. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the look-through treatment of payments between related controlled foreign corporations; with an amendment (Rept. 113–428). Referred to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. CAMP: Committee on Ways and Means. H.R. 4453. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the reduced recognition period for built-in gains of S corporations; with an amendment (Rept. 113–429). Referred to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. CAMP: Committee on Ways and Means. H.R. 4454. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent certain rules regarding basis adjustments to stock of S corporations making charitable contributions of property; with an amendment (Rept. 113–430). Referred to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. CAMP: Committee on Ways and Means. H.R. 4438. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to simplify and make permanent the research credit; with an amendment (Rept. 113–431). Referred to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. CAMP: Committee on Ways and Means. H.R. 4457. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend increased expensing limitations, and for other purposes; with an amendment (Rept. 113–432). Referred to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. ROYCE: Committee on Foreign Affairs. H.R. 2548. A bill to establish a comprehensive United States government policy to assist countries in sub-Saharan Africa to develop an appropriate mix of power solutions for more broadly distributed electricity access in order to support poverty alleviation and drive economic growth, and for other purposes; with amendments (Rept. 113– 433, Pt. 1). Referred to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.

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DISCHARGE OF COMMITTEE Pursuant to clause 2 of rule XIII, the following action was taken by the Speaker: The Committee on Financial Services discharged from further consideration. H.R. 2548 referred to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. f

PUBLIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS Under clause 2 of rule XII, public bills and resolutions of the following titles were introduced and severally referred, as follows:

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By Mr. ISRAEL: H.R. 4563. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a tax credit for certain expenses relating to applying to college; to the Committee on Ways and Means. By Mr. JORDAN (for himself, Mr. BOUSTANY, Mr. GOODLATTE, Mr. CAMP, Mr. ISSA, Mr. SENSENBRENNER, Mr. CHAFFETZ, and Mr. GOWDY): H. Res. 565. A resolution calling on Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr., to appoint a special counsel to investigate the targeting of conservative nonprofit groups by the Internal Revenue Service; to the Committee on the Judiciary. By Ms. NORTON: H. Res. 566. A resolution condemning Dalit untouchability, the practice of birth-descent discrimination against Dalit people, which is widely practiced in India, Nepal, the Asian diaspora, and other South Asian nations, and calling on these countries to recognize the human rights of the Dalit people and end all forms of untouchability within their borders; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs.

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CONSTITUTIONAL AUTHORITY STATEMENT Pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, the following statements are submitted regarding the specific powers granted to Congress in the Constitution to enact the accompanying bill or joint resolution. By Mr. ISRAEL: H.R. 4563. Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant to the following: Article I, Section 8, Clause 1 of the United States Constitution f

ADDITIONAL SPONSORS Under clause 7 of rule XII, sponsors were added to public bills and resolutions, as follows: H.R. 797: Mr. RODNEY DAVIS of Illinois and Mr. HULTGREN. H.R. 1154: Mr. SWALWELL of California, Mr. SCOTT of Virginia, and Mr. SCHIFF. H.R. 1199: Mr. HOYER. H.R. 1303: Ms. SCHWARTZ. H.R. 1331: Mr. DAINES. H.R. 1677: Ms. HAHN, Mr. NADLER, Mr. PRICE of North Carolina, Mr. KIND, Mr. ENYART, and Mr. TONKO. H.R. 1838: Mr. RUSH. H.R. 1878: Mrs. MCCARTHY of New York. H.R. 2139: Ms. BROWNLEY of California. H.R. 2366: Mrs. WAGNER, Ms. JENKINS, Mr. DELANEY, and Mr. SMITH of Missouri. H.R. 2499: Mrs. DAVIS of California. H.R. 2504: Ms. DELBENE, Mrs. CAROLYN B. MALONEY of New York, Mr. FITZPATRICK, Mr. TIPTON, Mr. RIBBLE, Mr. FOSTER, and Mr. BRALEY of Iowa.

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H.R. 2548: Mr. FORTENBERRY, Mrs. NAPOLITANO, Mr. MESSER, Mrs. HARTZLER, Mrs. LUMMIS, Mr. SMITH of Washington, and Ms. GABBARD. H.R. 2648: Mr. HIMES. H.R. 2939: Mr. NUNES, Mr. GERLACH, Mr. DIAZ-BALART, Mr. COFFMAN, and Mr. CRENSHAW. H.R. 2959: Mr. GARDNER. H.R. 3344: Mr. RODNEY DAVIS of Illinois and Mrs. BROOKS of Indiana. H.R. 3494: Mr. FOSTER. H.R. 3530: Mrs. BROOKS of Indiana and Mr. GRAYSON. H.R. 3654: Ms. SHEA-PORTER. H.R. 3747: Ms. KUSTER, Mr. WALZ, and Mr. MCGOVERN. H.R. 3929: Mr. GEORGE MILLER of California and Mr. SCHIFF. H.R. 4065: Ms. SLAUGHTER. H.R. 4079: Mr. SCHIFF. H.R. 4325: Mr. COURTNEY. H.R. 4348: Ms. LORETTA SANCHEZ of California. H.R. 4398: Mr. MCCLINTOCK and Mr. JONES. H.R. 4438: Mr. COFFMAN and Mr. JONES. H.R. 4543: Mr. BLUMENAUER. H. Res. 503: Mr. MCGOVERN. H. Res. 547: Mr. POMPEO. H. Res. 561: Ms. SCHAKOWSKY, Mr. RICHMOND, Mr. COLLINS of New York, Mrs. WALORSKI, Mrs. NOEM, Mr. WEBSTER of Florida, Mr. PITTENGER, Mr. TURNER, Mr. RIBBLE, Mr. AMODEI, Mr. RENACCI, Mr. TIPTON, Mr. HECK of Nevada, Mr. HANNA, Mrs. ELLMERS, Mr. JOLLY, Mr. ROSS, Mr. THOMPSON of Pennsylvania, Mr. LUETKEMEYER, Mr. HUELSKAMP, Mr. CAMPBELL, Mrs. BLACK, and Mrs. WAGNER.

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