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114th Congress    }                                     {       Report
                        HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
 1st Session      }                                     {      114-248

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           WILLIAM J. HOLLOWAY, JR. UNITED STATES COURTHOUSE

                                _______
                                

 September 8, 2015.--Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be 
                                printed

                                _______
                                

 Mr. Shuster, from the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, 
                        submitted the following

                              R E P O R T

                         [To accompany S. 261]

      [Including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office]

    The Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, to whom 
was referred the bill (S. 261) to designate the United States 
courthouse located at 200 NW 4th Street in Oklahoma City, 
Oklahoma, as the ``William J. Holloway, Jr. United States 
Courthouse'', having considered the same, report favorably 
thereon without amendment and recommend that the bill do pass.







                                CONTENTS

                                                                   Page
Purpose of Legislation...........................................     2
Background and Need for Legislation..............................     2
Hearings.........................................................     2
Legislative History and Consideration............................     2
Committee Votes..................................................     2
Committee Oversight Findings.....................................     3
New Budget Authority and Tax Expenditures........................     3
Congressional Budget Office Cost Estimate........................     3
Performance Goals and Objectives.................................     3
Advisory of Earmarks.............................................     4
Duplication of Federal Programs..................................     4
Disclosure of Directed Rule Makings..............................     4
Federal Mandate Statement........................................     4
Preemption Clarification.........................................     4
Advisory Committee Statement.....................................     4
Applicability of Legislative Branch..............................     4
Section-by-Section Analysis of Legislation.......................     5
Changes in Existing Law Made by the Bill, as Reported............     5





                         PURPOSE OF LEGISLATION

    S. 261 designates the United States Courthouse located at 
200 NW 4th Street in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, as the ``William 
J. Holloway, Jr. United States Courthouse''.

                  BACKGROUND AND NEED FOR LEGISLATION

    S. 261 would designate the United States Courthouse located 
at 200 NW 4th Street in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, as the 
``William J. Holloway, Jr. United States Courthouse''.
    Judge William J. Holloway, Jr. served for more than 45 
years on the federal appellate bench, becoming the longest 
sitting judge on the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. Judge 
Holloway was born in Hugo, Oklahoma and served in the United 
States Army during World War II. Following his service in the 
United States Army, he received his undergraduate degree from 
the University of Oklahoma and a LL.B. from Harvard Law School.
    Judge Holloway served as an Attorney in the General 
Litigation Section, Claims Division, of the U.S. Department of 
Justice in Washington, D.C. and was in the private practice of 
law before being appointed to the Tenth Circuit Court of 
Appeals by President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1968.
    He authored over 900 opinions and served as the courts 
chief judge from 1984 to 1991. Judge Holloway took senior 
status in 1992 and served until his death in 2014.

                                HEARINGS

    No hearings were held on S. 261.

                 LEGISLATIVE HISTORY AND CONSIDERATION

    On January 27, 2015, Senator James M. Inhofe (R-OK) 
introduced S. 261, a bill to designate the United States 
courthouse located at 200 NW 4th Street in Oklahoma City, 
Oklahoma, as the ``William J. Holloway, Jr. United States 
Courthouse''. On May 4, 2015, the Senate Committee on 
Environment and Public Works reported S. 261 without amendment. 
On May 21, 2015, S. 261 passed the Senate by Unanimous Consent. 
On May 22, 2015, the bill was received in the House of 
Representatives and referred to the Committee on Transportation 
and Infrastructure.
    On July 23, 2015, the Committee on Transportation and 
Infrastructure met in open session. The Committee ordered the 
bill reported favorably to the House by voice vote with a 
quorum present.

                            COMMITTEE VOTES

    Clause 3(b) of rule XIII of the Rules of the House of 
Representatives requires each committee report to include the 
total number of votes cast for and against on each record vote 
on a motion to report and on any amendment offered to the 
measure or matter, and the names of those members voting for 
and against. There were no record votes taken in connection 
with consideration of S. 261.

                      COMMITTEE OVERSIGHT FINDINGS

    With respect to the requirements of clause 3(c)(1) of rule 
XIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, the 
Committees oversight findings and recommendations are reflected 
in this report.

               NEW BUDGET AUTHORITY AND TAX EXPENDITURES

    Clause 3(c)(2) of rule XIII of the Rules of the House of 
Representatives does not apply where a cost estimate and 
comparison prepared by the Director of the Congressional Budget 
Office under section 402 of the Congressional Budget Act of 
1974 has been timely submitted prior to the filing of the 
report and is included in the report. Such a cost estimate is 
included in this report.

               CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE COST ESTIMATE

    With respect to the requirement of clause 3(c)(3) of rule 
XIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives and section 
402 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, the Committee has 
received the enclosed cost estimate for S. 261 from the 
Director of the Congressional Budget Office:
                                     U.S. Congress,
                               Congressional Budget Office,
                                     Washington, DC, July 28, 2015.
Hon. Bill Shuster,
Chairman, Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure,
House of Representatives, Washington, DC.
    Dear Mr. Chairman: The Congressional Budget Office has 
reviewed the following legislation ordered reported by the 
House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure on July 
23, 2015:
           H.R. 2954, a bill to designate the federal 
        building located at 617 Walnut Street in Helena, 
        Arkansas, as the ``Jacob Trieber Federal Building, 
        United States Post Office, and United States Court 
        House''; and
           S. 261, an act to designate the United 
        States courthouse located at 200 NW 4th Street in 
        Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, as the ``William J. Holloway, 
        Jr. United States Courthouse.''
    CBO estimates that enacting those pieces of legislation 
would have no significant effect on the federal budget and 
would not affect direct spending or revenues; therefore, pay-
as-you-go procedures do not apply.
    The pieces of legislation contain no intergovernmental or 
private-sector mandates as defined in the Unfunded Mandates 
Reform Act and would impose no costs on state, local, or tribal 
governments.
    If you wish further details on this estimate, we will be 
pleased to provide them. The CBO staff contact is Matthew 
Pickford.
            Sincerely,
                                         Robert A. Sunshine
                                        (For Keith Hall, Director).

                    PERFORMANCE GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

    With respect to the requirement of clause 3(c)(4) of rule 
XIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, the 
performance goal and objective of this legislation is to 
designate the United States courthouse located at 200 NW 4th 
Street in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, as the ``William J. 
Holloway, Jr. United States Courthouse''.

                          ADVISORY OF EARMARKS

    Pursuant to clause 9 of rule XXI of the Rules of the House 
of Representatives, the Committee is required to include a list 
of congressional earmarks, limited tax benefits, or limited 
tariff benefits as defined in clause 9(e), 9(f), and 9(g) of 
rule XXI of the Rules of the House of Representatives. No 
provision in the bill includes an earmark, limited tax benefit, 
or limited tariff benefit under clause 9(e), 9(f), or 9(g) of 
rule XXI.

                    DUPLICATION OF FEDERAL PROGRAMS

    Pursuant to section 3(g) of H. Res. 5, 114th Cong. (2015), 
the Committee finds that no provision of S. 261 establishes or 
reauthorizes a program of the federal government known to be 
duplicative of another federal program, a program that was 
included in any report from the Government Accountability 
Office to Congress pursuant to section 21 of Public Law 111-
139, or a program related to a program identified in the most 
recent Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance.

                  DISCLOSURE OF DIRECTED RULE MAKINGS

    Pursuant to section 3(i) of H. Res. 5, 114th Cong. (2015), 
the Committee finds that enacting S. 261 does not direct the 
completion of a specific rule making within the meaning of 
section 551 of title 5, United States Code.

                       FEDERAL MANDATE STATEMENT

    The Committee adopts as its own the estimate of federal 
mandates prepared by the Director of the Congressional Budget 
Office pursuant to section 423 of the Unfunded Mandates Reform 
Act (Public Law 104-4).

                        PREEMPTION CLARIFICATION

    Section 423 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 
requires the report of any Committee on a bill or joint 
resolution to include a statement on the extent to which the 
bill or joint resolution is intended to preempt state, local, 
or tribal law. The Committee states that S. 261 does not 
preempt any state, local, or tribal law.

                      ADVISORY COMMITTEE STATEMENT

    No advisory committees within the meaning of section 5(b) 
of the Federal Advisory Committee Act are created by this 
legislation.

                  APPLICABILITY OF LEGISLATIVE BRANCH

    The Committee finds that the legislation does not relate to 
the terms and conditions of employment or access to public 
services or accommodations within the meaning of section 
102(b)(3) of the Congressional Accountability Act (Public Law 
104-1).

               SECTION-BY-SECTION ANALYSIS OF LEGISLATION

Section 1. William J. Holloway, Jr. United States Courthouse

    Section 1(a) designates the United States courthouse 
located at 200 NW 4th Street in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, as the 
``William J. Holloway, Jr. United States Courthouse''.
    Section 1(b) deems any reference in a law, map, regulation, 
document, paper, or other record of the United States to the 
federal building and United States courthouse referred to in 
subsection (a) as a reference to the ``William J. Holloway, Jr. 
United States Courthouse''.

         CHANGES IN EXISTING LAW MADE BY THE BILL, AS REPORTED

    S. 261 makes no changes in existing law.

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