PUBLIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS
(House of Representatives - October 14, 1999)

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                      PUBLIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

  Under clause 2 of rule XII, public bills and resolutions were 
introduced and severally referred, as follows:

           By Mr. SHUSTER (for himself and Mr. Oberstar):
       H.R. 3072. A bill to provide for increased access to 
     airports in the United Kingdom by United States air carriers, 
     and for other purposes; to the Committee on Transportation 
     and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on 
     International Relations, for a period to be subsequently 
     determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of 
     such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the 
     committee concerned.
           By Mrs. JOHNSON of Connecticut (for herself, Mr. 
             Cardin, Mr. English, Mr. Lewis of Kentucky, Mr. 
             Matsui, Mr. Foley, Mr. McCrery, Mr. Stark, Mr. Camp, 
             Mr. Jefferson, Mr. Coyne, and Mr. Thomas):
       H.R. 3073. A bill to amend part A of title IV of the Social 
     Security Act to provide for grants for projects designed to 
     promote responsible fatherhood, and for other purposes; to 
     the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the 
     Committee on Education and the Workforce, for a period to be 
     subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for 
     consideration of such provisions as fall within the 
     jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
           By Mr. COOK:
       H.R. 3074. A bill to repeal the Federal estate and gift 
     taxes and the alternative minimum tax on individuals and 
     corporations; to the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. THOMAS (for himself, Mr. Archer, Mr. Crane, Mr. 
             Shaw, Mrs. Johnson of Connecticut, Mr. Houghton, Mr. 
             Herger, Mr. McCrery, Mr. Camp, Mr. Ramstad, Mr. 
             Nussle, Mr. Sam Johnson of Texas, Ms. Dunn, Mr. 
             Collins, Mr. Portman, Mr. English, Mr. Watkins, Mr. 
             Hayworth, Mr. Weller, Mr. Hulshof, Mr. McInnis, Mr. 
             Lewis of Kentucky, Mr. Foley, Mr. Blunt, Mr. Thune, 
             Mr. Ryan of Wisconsin, Mr. Hutchinson, Mr. Riley, Mr. 
             Peterson of Pennsylvania, Mr. Latham, Mr. Stump, Mr. 
             Smith of Michigan, Mr. Walden of Oregon, Ms. Danner, 
             Mr. Sweeney, Mr. Hastings of Washington, Mr. Bachus, 
             Mr. Kolbe, Mr. LaTourette, Mr. Bass, Mr. Pickering, 
             Mr. Shays, Mr. Moran of Kansas, Mr. Lucas of 
             Oklahoma, and Ms. Pryce of Ohio):
       H.R. 3075. A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social 
     Security Act to make corrections and refinements in the 
     Medicare Program as revised by the Balanced Budget Act of 
     1997; to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to 
     the Committee on Commerce, for a period to be subsequently 
     determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of 
     such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the 
     committee concerned.
           By Mr. DEAL of Georgia (for himself, Mr. Bliley, Mr. 
             Hunter, Mr. Lipinski, Mr. Traficant, Mr. Norwood, Mr. 
             Rohrabacher, Mr. Bartlett of Maryland, and Mr. 
             Collins):
       H.R. 3076. A bill to provide for the assessment of civil 
     penalties for aliens who illegally enter the United States 
     and for persons smuggling aliens within the United States; to 
     the Committee on the Judiciary.
           By Mr. DOOLEY of California (for himself, Mr. 
             Radanovich, Mr. Condit, and Mr. Thomas):
       H.R. 3077. A bill to amend the Act that authorized 
     construction of the San Luis Unit of the Central Valley 
     Project, California, to facilitate water transfers in the 
     Central Valley Project; to the Committee on Resources.
           By Mr. FALEOMAVAEGA:
       H.R. 3078. A bill to direct the Secretary of Commerce, 
     acting through the National Marine Fisheries Service, to 
     study the practice of shark finning in United States waters 
     of the Central and Western Pacific Ocean and the effects that 
     practice is having on shark populations in the Pacific Ocean; 
     to the Committee on Resources.
           By Ms. HOOLEY of Oregon:
       H.R. 3079. A bill to direct the Secretary of Veterans 
     Affairs to establish an outpatient clinic in Salem, Oregon; 
     to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
           By Mr. KILDEE (for himself, Mr. Kennedy of Rhode 
             Island, Mr. George Miller of California, Mr. Udall of 
             New Mexico, Mr. Hayworth, Mr. Pomeroy, and Mr. 
             Kolbe):
       H.R. 3080. A bill to amend the Indian Self-Determination 
     and Education Assistance Act to direct the Secretary of the 
     Interior to establish the American Indian Education 
     Foundation, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Resources, and in addition to the Committee on Education and 
     the Workforce, for a period to be subsequently determined by 
     the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such 
     provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee 
     concerned.
           By Mr. LAZIO (for himself, Mr. Condit, Mr. Shimkus, Mr. 
             Cramer, Mr. Sherwood, Mr. Bishop, Mr. Weller, Ms. 
             Hooley of Oregon, Mr. Pickering, and Mr. Peterson of 
             Minnesota):
       H.R. 3081. A bill to increase the Federal minimum wage and 
     to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax 
     benefits for small businesses, and for other purposes; to the 
     Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee 
     on Education and the Workforce, for a period to be 
     subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for 
     consideration of such provisions as fall within the 
     jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
           By Mr. RAMSTAD (for himself, Mr. Cardin, Mr. Crane, Mr. 
             Foley, Mr. Herger, Mr. Houghton, Mrs. Johnson of 
             Connecticut, Mr. Kleczka, Mr. Lewis of Kentucky, Mr. 
             Luther, Mr. McCrery, Mr. McInnis, Mr. Portman, Mrs. 
             Thurman, Mr. Watkins, and Mr. Weller):
       H.R. 3082. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to prohibit certain allocations of S corporation stock 
     held by an employee stock ownership plan; to the Committee on 
     Ways and Means.
           By Ms. SCHAKOWSKY (for herself, Ms. Jackson-Lee of 
             Texas, Mrs. Morella, Mr. Capuano, Mr. Meeks of New 
             York, Mr. McGovern, Mr. Berman, Mr. Waxman, Mr. 
             Sanders, Mr. Weiner, Mr. Hinchey, Mr. Frost, Mr. Farr 
             of California, Mr. Stupak, Mr. Leach, Ms. Berkley, 
             Ms. Woolsey, Mr. Abercrombie, Ms. Eddie Bernice 
             Johnson of Texas, Mr. Wynn, Mrs. Maloney of New York, 
             Ms. Norton, Mrs. Mink of Hawaii, Ms. Slaughter, Ms. 
             Millender-McDonald, Mrs. Capps, Ms. Lee, Mr. Towns, 
             Ms. Brown of Florida, Mrs. Lowey, Mr. Green of Texas, 
             Mr. McNulty, Mr. George Miller of California, Mr. 
             Crowley, Ms. McKinney, Mr. Conyers, Mrs. Meek of 
             Florida, Mr. Kind, and Ms. DeLauro):
       H.R. 3083. A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality 
     Act to provide protection for battered immigrant women, and 
     for other purposes; to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in 
     addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Banking and 
     Financial Services, Education and the Workforce, Agriculture, 
     and Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently 
     determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of 
     such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the 
     committee concerned.
           By Mr. SHIMKUS (for himself, Mr. LaHood, Mr. Lipinski, 
             Mr. Ewing, Mr. Weller, Ms. Schakowsky, Mr. Hyde, Mr. 
             Evans, Mr. Davis of Illinois, Mr. Costello, Mr. 
             Phelps, Mr. Gutierrez, Mr. Rush, Mr. Blagojevich, 
             Mrs. Biggert, Mr. Porter, Mr. Manzullo, Mr. Hastert, 
             Mr. Jackson of Illinois, and Mr. Crane):
       H.R. 3084. A bill to authorize the Secretary of the 
     Interior to contribute funds for the establishment of an 
     interpretative center on the life and contributions of 
     President Abraham Lincoln; to the Committee on Resources.
           By Mr. TERRY (for himself and Mr. DeMint):
       H.R. 3085. A bill to provide discretionary spending offsets 
     for fiscal year 2000; to the Committee on Ways and Means, and 
     in addition to the Committees on Agriculture, Transportation 
     and Infrastructure, Resources, Commerce, Education and the 
     Workforce, and the Budget, for a period to be subsequently 
     determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of 
     such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the 
     committee concerned.
           By Mrs. THURMAN (for herself and Mr. McDermott):
       H.R. 3086. A bill to direct the Secretary of Health and 
     Human Services to make changes in payment methodologies under 
     the Medicare Program under title XVIII of the Social

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     Security Act, and to provide for short-term coverage of 
     outpatient prescription drugs to Medicare beneficiaries who 
     lose drug coverage under MedicareChoice plans; to the 
     Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee 
     on Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by 
     the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such 
     provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee 
     concerned.
           By Mr. WEINER (for himself, Mr. Forbes, Ms. Slaughter, 
             Mr. Walsh, Mr. Sweeney, Mrs. McCarthy of New York, 
             Mrs. Lowey, and Mr. Nadler):
       H.R. 3087. A bill to provide assistance to State and local 
     forensic laboratories in analyzing DNA samples from convicted 
     offenders, and for other purposes; to the Committee on the 
     Judiciary.
           By Mr. WELDON of Florida:
       H.R. 3088. A bill to amend the Omnibus Crime Control and 
     Safe Streets Act of 1968 to provide additional protections to 
     victims of rape; to the Committee on the Judiciary.
           By Mr. MORAN of Kansas (for himself and Mr. Hall of 
             Texas):
       H. Con. Res. 198. Concurrent resolution acknowledging and 
     commemorating the service of Dwight D. Eisenhower as General 
     of the Army and President of the United States; to the 
     Committee on Government Reform.
           By Mr. BARTON of Texas (for himself, Mr. Weldon of 
             Florida, Mr. Stearns, Mrs. Myrick, Mr. Coburn, Mr. 
             Mica, Mr. Burton of Indiana, and Mr. Peterson of 
             Pennsylvania):
       H. Res. 331. A resolution amending the Rules of the House 
     of Representatives to provide for mandatory drug testing of 
     Members, officers, and employees of the House of 
     Representatives; to the Committee on Rules.
           By Mr. GREEN of Wisconsin (for himself, Mr. Radanovich, 
             Mr. Gilman, Mr. Vento, Mr. Kind, Mr. Rohrabacher, and 
             Mr. Hunter):
       H. Res. 332. A resolution condemning the communist regime 
     in Laos for its many human rights abuses, including its role 
     in the abduction of United States citizens Houa Ly and 
     Michael Vang; to the Committee on International Relations, 
     and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a 
     period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each 
     case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the 
     jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

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