PUBLIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS; Congressional Record Vol. 145, No. 96
(House of Representatives - July 01, 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. SENSENBRENNER (for himself, Mr. Gordon, and Mrs. 
             Morella):
       H.R. 2413. A bill to amend the National Institute of 
     Standards and Technology Act to enhance the ability of the 
     National Institute of Standards and Technology to improve 
     computer security, and for other purposes; to the Committee 
     on Science.
           By Mr. TANCREDO (for himself, Mr. Schaffer, Mr. Burton 
             of Indiana, and Mr. Barr of Georgia):
       H.R. 2414. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to eliminate certain particularly unfair tax provisions, 
     and for other purposes; 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. SMITH of New Jersey (for himself and Ms. 
             McKinney):

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       H.R. 2415. A bill to enhance security of United States 
     missions and personnel overseas, to authorize appropriations 
     for the Department of State for fiscal year 2000, and for 
     other purposes; to the Committee on International Relations.
           By Mr. WELLER (for himself and Ms. Dunn):
       H.R. 2416. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to provide incentives for the construction of public 
     schools; to the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. BARCIA (for himself and Mr. Wu):
       H.R. 2417. A bill to establish an educational technology 
     extension service at colleges and universities; to the 
     Committee on Science, 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. BILIRAKIS (for himself, Mr. Green of Texas, and 
             Mr. Pallone):
       H.R. 2418. A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to 
     revise and extend programs relating to organ procurement and 
     transplantation; to the Committee on Commerce.
           By Mr. BILIRAKIS (for himself, Mr. Deutsch, Mr. 
             LaTourette, Mr. Tauzin, Ms. Brown of Florida, Mr. 
             Greenwood, Mr. Towns, Mr. McCollum, Mr. Canady of 
             Florida, Mr. Gilchrest, Mr. Kolbe, Mr. Bass, Mrs. 
             Fowler, Mr. Walden of Oregon, and Mr. Stearns):
       H.R. 2419. A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social 
     Security Act to reflect original Congressional intent by 
     requiring that the new risk adjustment methodology for 
     Medicare+Choice payment rates be implemented in a budget 
     neutral manner, and for other purposes; 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. TAUZIN (for himself, Mr. Dingell, Mr. Oxley, Mr. 
             Bonior, Mr. Lewis of Georgia, Mr. Deal of Georgia, 
             Mr. Graham, Mr. Boucher, Mr. Rush, Mr. Shimkus, Mr. 
             Norwood, Mr. Sessions, Mr. Fossella, Mr. Dicks, Mr. 
             Barcia, Mr. Hill of Montana, Mr. Blunt, Mr. Hayes, 
             Mr. Wynn, Mr. Barton of Texas, Mr. Etheridge, Mr. 
             Terry, Mr. Greenwood, Mr. Ganske, Mr. Burr of North 
             Carolina, Mr. Gillmor, Mr. Bryant, Mr. Shadegg, Mr. 
             Bonilla, Mr. Reynolds, Mr. Sweeney, and Mrs. Myrick):
       H.R. 2420. A bill to deregulate the Internet and high speed 
     data services, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Commerce.
           By Mr. BLAGOJEVICH (for himself, Mr. Waxman, and Ms. 
             Norton):
       H.R. 2421. A bill to amend chapter 44 of title 18, United 
     States Code, to regulate the sale and manufacture of certain 
     armor piercing ammunition and armor piercing incendiary 
     ammunition, and to regulate laser sights under the National 
     Firearms Act; to the Committee on the Judiciary, 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.
           By Mr. BURTON of Indiana (for himself and Mr. Gilman):
       H.R. 2422. A bill to provide for the determination that 
     Cuba is a major drug-transit country for purposes of section 
     490(h) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961; to the 
     Committee on International Relations.
           By Mr. CAMP (for himself and Mr. Neal of 
             Massachusetts):
       H.R. 2423. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to repeal the motor fuel excise taxes on intercity 
     buses; to the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. JACKSON of Illinois (for himself, Mr. Campbell, 
             Mr. Frank of Massachusetts, Mrs. Maloney of New York, 
             Mr. Traficant, Mr. Frost, Ms. Lee, Ms. Schakowsky, 
             Ms. Pelosi, Mr. Lantos, Mr. DeFazio, Mrs. Clayton, 
             Mrs. Mink of Hawaii, Mr. Clay, Mr. Cummings, Mr. 
             Gejdenson, Mr. Brown of California, Mr. Owens, Mr. 
             Hilliard, Mr. Brady of Pennsylvania, Ms. Kilpatrick, 
             Mr. Rodriguez, Mr. Pastor, Mrs. Christensen, and Ms. 
             McKinney):
       H.R. 2424. A bill to require the Board of Governors of the 
     Federal Reserve System to post on its premises notices to 
     employees regarding the applicable provisions of title VII of 
     the Civil Rights Act of 1964; to the Committee on Banking and 
     Financial Services, and in addition to the Committees on 
     Education and the Workforce, and Government Reform, 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. FARR of California (for himself, Mr. Greenwood, 
             Ms. Woolsey, Mr. Gilchrest, Mr. Blumenauer, Mrs. 
             Capps, Mrs. Johnson of Connecticut, Mrs. Morella, Mr. 
             Kennedy of Rhode Island, Ms. Pelosi, Mr. George 
             Miller of California, Mr. Abercrombie, Mr. Olver, 
             Mrs. Tauscher, Mr. DeFazio, Mr. Pallone, Mr. 
             Delahunt, Mr. Thompson of California, Mr. Romero-
             Barcelo, Mrs. Mink of Hawaii, Ms. Eshoo, Mr. 
             Faleomavaega, Mr. Gutierrez, Mr. Underwood, Mr. 
             Lantos, Mr. Ortiz, Mr. Pickett, Mr. Bilbray, Mr. 
             Meehan, Mr. Markey, Mr. Baird, Ms. Hooley of Oregon, 
             Mr. Houghton, Mrs. Kelly, Ms. Lofgren, Ms. Waters, 
             Mr. Kasich, Mr. Hoyer, Mr. Moran of Virginia, and Ms. 
             Schakowsky):
       H.R. 2425. A bill to establish the Commission on Ocean 
     Policy, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Resources.
           By Mr. COSTELLO:
       H.R. 2426. A bill to require truth-in-budgeting with 
     respect to the on-budget trust funds; to the Committee on the 
     Budget, and in addition to the Committee on Rules, 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. COX:
       H.R. 2427. A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to remove a 
     provision limiting States to proportionately less assistance 
     than their respective populations and tax payments to the 
     Federal government; to the Committee on Commerce.
           By Mr. COYNE (for himself and Mr. Holden):
       H.R. 2428. A bill to suspend temporarily the duty on 11-
     Aminoundecanoic acid; to the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. CRANE (for himself, Mr. Matsui, Mr. Hayworth, 
             and Mr. Watkins):
       H.R. 2429. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to establish a 5-year recovery period for petroleum 
     storage facilities; to the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. CRANE (for himself, Ms. Dunn, and Mr. 
             McDermott):
       H.R. 2430. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to provide tax treatment for foreign investment through 
     a United States regulated investment company comparable to 
     the tax treatment for direct foreign investment and 
     investment through a foreign mutual fund; to the Committee on 
     Ways and Means.
           By Mr. CRANE (for himself, Mrs. Johnson of Connecticut, 
             Mr. Ramstad, Mr. Weller, Mr. Portman, and Mr. Sam 
             Johnson of Texas):
       H.R. 2431. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to permit the consolidation of life insurance companies 
     with other companies; to the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. FILNER (for himself, Ms. McKinney, and Mr. 
             Matsui):
       H.R. 2432. A bill to prohibit insurers from canceling or 
     refusing to renew fire insurance policies covering houses of 
     worship and related support structures, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Commerce, and in addition to 
     the Committee on the Judiciary, 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. GOODE (for himself, Mr. Sisisky, Mr. Condit, Mr. 
             Cramer, Mr. Moran of Virginia, and Mr. Shows):
       H.R. 2433. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to allow individuals to designate any portion of a 
     refund for use by the Secretary of Health and Human Services 
     in providing catastrophic health coverage to individuals who 
     do not otherwise have health coverage; 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. GOODLING (for himself, Mr. Ballenger, Mr. 
             Boehner, Mr. Hoekstra, Mr. Sam Johnson of Texas, Mr. 
             Talent, Mr. Greenwood, Mr. Graham, Mr. Souder, Mr. 
             McIntosh, Mr. Norwood, Mr. Schaffer, Mr. Deal of 
             Georgia, Mr. Hilleary, Mr. Salmon, Mr. Tancredo, Mr. 
             Fletcher, Mr. DeMint, and Mr. Isakson):
       H.R. 2434. A bill to require labor organizations to secure 
     prior, voluntary, written authorization as a condition of 
     using any portion of dues or fees for activities not 
     necessary to performing duties relating to the representation 
     of employees in dealing with the employer on labor-management 
     issues, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Education 
     and the Workforce.
           By Mr. GOODLING:
       H.R. 2435. A bill to expand the boundaries of the 
     Gettysburg National Military Park to include the Wills House, 
     and for other purposes; to the Committee on Resources.
           By Mr. GRAHAM (for himself, Mr. Smith of New Jersey, 
             and Mr. Canady of Florida):
       H.R. 2436. A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, 
     and the Uniform Code of Military Justice to protect unborn 
     children from assault and murder, and for other purposes; to 
     the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the 
     Committee on 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. JONES of North Carolina:
       H.R. 2437. A bill to provide an exception from the 
     enforcement of an accessibility construction requirement of 
     the Fair Housing Act for certain buildings constructed in 
     compliance with a local building code; to the Committee on 
     the Judiciary.

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           By Mr. KLINK:
       H.R. 2438. A bill to require specific Congressional 
     authorization for the Secretary of the Interior to authorize 
     construction of any visitor's center or museum in the 
     proximity of or within the boundaries of Gettysburg National 
     Military Park; to the Committee on Resources.
           By Mr. KUCINICH:
       H.R. 2439. A bill to ensure the efficient allocation of 
     telephone numbers; to the Committee on Commerce.
           By Mr. LAZIO:
       H.R. 2440. A bill to provide for commemoration of the 
     victory of freedom in the Cold War; to the Committee on Armed 
     Services.
           By Mr. LAZIO (for himself, Mr. Reynolds, Mr. Towns, Mr. 
             Cook, Mr. Forbes, Mr. Bilbray, Mr. Largent, Mrs. 
             Kelly, Mr. Baker, Mr. Sweeney, Mr. Engel, Mr. 
             Crowley, Mr. Sessions, Mr. Barton of Texas, Mr. 
             Schaffer, Mr. Deal of Georgia, Mr. Riley, Mr. 
             Gillmor, Mrs. Maloney of New York, Mr. Bryant, Mr. 
             DeLay, Mr. Shays, Mr. Meeks of New York, Mr. Pallone, 
             Mr. Burr of North Carolina, Mr. Armey, Mr. Tauzin, 
             and Mr. Hall of Texas):
       H.R. 2441. A bill to amend the Securities Exchange Act of 
     1934 to reduce fees on securities transactions; to the 
     Committee on Commerce.
           By Mr. LAZIO (for himself, Mr. Engel, Mrs. Morella, Ms. 
             Pelosi, Mr. Baker, Mr. Berman, Mr. Boehlert, Mr. 
             Brady of Pennsylvania, Mr. Campbell, Mr. Crowley, Ms. 
             DeLauro, Mr. Forbes, Mr. Fossella, Mr. Franks of New 
             Jersey, Mr. Gejdenson, Mr. Gonzalez, Mr. Gutierrez, 
             Mr. Hinchey, Mrs. Kelly, Ms. Kilpatrick, Mr. King, 
             Mr. LaFalce, Mr. Lampson, Mr. Lipinski, Mr. LoBiondo, 
             Ms. Lofgren, Mrs. McCarthy of New York, Mr. 
             McDermott, Mr. McGovern, Mr. McNulty, Mr. Maloney of 
             Connecticut, Mrs. Maloney of New York, Mr. Martinez, 
             Mr. Mascara, Ms. McKinney, Mr. George Miller of 
             California, Mr. Nadler, Mr. Olver, Mr. Owens, Mr. 
             Pascrell, Mr. Pallone, Mr. Rothman, Mr. Towns, Mr. 
             Traficant, Mr. Underwood, Mr. Wu, Mr. Farr of 
             California, Mr. Brown of California, Mr. Wexler, Ms. 
             Berkley, Mr. Neal of Massachusetts, Mr. Matsui, Mr. 
             Blagojevich, Mr. Gilman, Mr. Waxman, Mr. Doyle, Mrs. 
             Lowey, Mr. Smith of New Jersey, Mr. Weiner, Mr. 
             Stupak, Mrs. Mink of Hawaii, Mr. Deutsch, and Mr. 
             Ackerman):
       H.R. 2442. A bill to provide for the preparation of a 
     Government report detailing injustices suffered by Italian 
     Americans during World War II, and a formal acknowledgement 
     of such injustices by the President; to the Committee on the 
     Judiciary.
           By Mrs. LOWEY (for herself, Mrs. McCarthy of New York, 
             Ms. DeLauro, Ms. Jackson-Lee of Texas, Ms. 
             Schakowsky, Mrs. Maloney of New York, Mrs. 
             Napolitano, Ms. Carson, Ms. Norton, Ms. Woolsey, Ms. 
             Lofgren, Ms. Millender-McDonald, Ms. Lee, Ms. Eddie 
             Bernice Johnson of Texas, Mrs. Mink of Hawaii, and 
             Mr. Weiner):
       H.R. 2443. A bill to amend chapter 44 of title 18, United 
     States Code, relating to the regulation of firearms dealers, 
     and for other purposes; to the Committee on the Judiciary.
           By Mrs. MALONEY of New York (for herself, Ms. Pelosi, 
             Mr. Underwood, Mr. Filner, Mr. Olver, Mr. Green of 
             Texas, Mr. Rush, Mrs. Clayton, Mr. Shows, Ms. Eddie 
             Bernice Johnson of Texas, Mr. Meeks of New York, Mr. 
             Brown of California, Ms. Roybal-Allard, Ms. 
             Schakowsky, Mr. Bentsen, and Ms. Jackson-Lee of 
             Texas):
       H.R. 2444. A bill to provide for an interim census of 
     Americans abroad, the data from which shall be used in 
     deciding whether to count such individuals in future 
     decennial censuses; to the Committee on Government Reform.
           By Mrs. MALONEY of New York (for herself, Mr. Gilman, 
             Mr. Engel, Mr. Towns, Mrs. McCarthy of New York, Mr. 
             McNulty, Mr. Nadler, Mr. Serrano, Mr. Menendez, Mr. 
             Ackerman, and Mr. Hinchey):
       H.R. 2445. A bill to amend the Employee Retirement Income 
     Security Act of 1974, Public Health Service Act, and the 
     Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify the application of 
     the mental health parity provisions to annual and lifetime 
     visit or benefit limits, as well as dollar limits; to the 
     Committee on Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on 
     Education and the Workforce, and 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.
           By Mr. MATSUI (for himself, Mr. Doggett, Mr. 
             Blumenauer, Mr. Gephardt, Mr. Bonior, Mr. Rangel, Mr. 
             Coyne, Mr. Levin, Mr. Cardin, Mr. Lewis of Georgia, 
             Mr. Neal of Massachusetts, Mr. Jefferson, Mrs. 
             Thurman, Mr. Becerra, Mr. Allen, Ms. Baldwin, Mr. 
             Barrett of Wisconsin, Mr. Berman, Ms. Brown of 
             Florida, Mr. Brown of California, Mr. Brown of Ohio, 
             Mrs. Capps, Ms. Carson, Mrs. Christensen, Mr. 
             Cummings, Ms. DeGette, Ms. DeLauro, Mr. Dixon, Mr. 
             Dooley of California, Mr. Doyle, Mr. Farr of 
             California, Mr. Fattah, Mr. Frost, Mr. Hinchey, Mr. 
             Hoeffel, Mr. Holt, Mr. Larson, Mr. Maloney of 
             Connecticut, Mr. Meehan, Mr. Menendez, Ms. Millender-
             McDonald, Mr. George Miller of California, Mrs. 
             Napolitano, Ms. Norton, Ms. Pelosi, Mr. Serrano, Ms. 
             Schakowsky, Mr. Thompson of Mississippi, Mr. Tierney, 
             Mrs. Jones of Ohio, Mr. Udall of Colorado, Mr. Udall 
             of New Mexico, Mr. Waxman, Mr. Weygand, and Ms. 
             Woolsey):
       H.R. 2446. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to allow a credit against income tax to holders of 
     Better America Bonds; to the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. McDERMOTT (for himself, Ms. Dunn, Mr. Inslee, 
             Mrs. Thurman, Mr. Stark, Mr. Dicks, and Mr. Smith of 
             Washington):
       H.R. 2447. A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social 
     Security Act to include in the calculation of MedicareChoice 
     payment rates under the Medicare program the costs 
     attributable to medical services furnished to Medicare-
     eligible beneficiaries by medical facilities of the 
     Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense; 
     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 Mrs. MINK of Hawaii:
       H.R. 2448. A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality 
     Act to assure that immigrants do not have to wait longer for 
     an immigrant visa as a result of a reclassification from 
     family second preference to family first preference because 
     of the naturalization of a parent or spouse; to the Committee 
     on the Judiciary.
           By Mr. NORWOOD (for himself, Ms. DeGette, Ms. 
             Schakowsky, Mr. English, Ms. Rivers, Mr. Pombo, Mr. 
             McIntosh, Mr. Shows, Mr. Regula, Mr. Barr of Georgia, 
             Mr. Chambliss, Mr. Linder, Mr. Kingston, Mr. Collins, 
             Mr. Isakson, Mr. Deal of Georgia, and Mr. Graham):
       H.R. 2449. A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution 
     Control Act relating to Federal facilities pollution control; 
     to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
           By Mr. OBERSTAR (for himself, Mr. Wise, Mr. Traficant, 
             Mr. DeFazio, Ms. Norton, and Ms. Millender-McDonald):
       H.R. 2450. A bill to reform the safety practices of the 
     railroad industry, to prevent railroad fatalities, injuries, 
     and hazardous materials releases, and for other purposes; to 
     the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
           By Mr. RAMSTAD:
       H.R. 2451. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to classify certain franchise operation property as 15-
     year depreciable property; to the Committee on Ways and 
     Means.
           By Mr. ROYCE (for himself, Mr. Kasich, Mr. Tiahrt, Mr. 
             Sanford, Mr. Paul, Mr. Sununu, Mr. Rohrabacher, Mr. 
             Hostettler, Mr. Radanovich, Mr. Coburn, Mr. 
             Doolittle, Mr. Ehrlich, Mr. Largent, Mr. Pitts, and 
             Mr. Salmon):
       H.R. 2452. A bill to dismantle the Department of Commerce; 
     to the Committee on Commerce, and in addition to the 
     Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure, Banking and 
     Financial Services, International Relations, Armed Services, 
     Ways and Means, Government Reform, the Judiciary, Science, 
     and Resources, 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. SAXTON (for himself and Mr. Armey):
       H.R. 2453. A bill to require certain conditions to be met 
     before the International Monetary Fund may sell gold; to the 
     Committee on Banking and Financial Services.
           By Mr. SAXTON (for himself, Mr. Young of Alaska, Mr. 
             Dingell, Mr. Chambliss, Mr. Peterson of Minnesota, 
             Mr. Pickering, Mr. Hunter, Mr. Cunningham, and Mr. 
             Tanner):
       H.R. 2454. A bill to assure the long-term conservation of 
     mid-continent light geese and the biological diversity of the 
     ecosystem upon which many North American migratory birds 
     depend, by directing the Secretary of the Interior to 
     implement rules to reduce the overabundant population of mid-
     continent light geese; to the Committee on Resources.
           By Mr. SHAYS (for himself, Mr. Hilliard, Mr. 
             LaTourette, and Mr. McHugh):
       H.R. 2455. A bill to establish Federal penalties for 
     prohibited uses and disclosures of individually identifiable 
     health information, to establish a right in an individual to 
     inspect and copy their own health information, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Commerce, and in addition to 
     the Committees on Ways and Means, and Government Reform, 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. SIMPSON (for himself, Mr. Walden of Oregon, Mr. 
             Hastings of

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             Washington, Mrs. Chenoweth, Mr. Skeen, and Mr. 
             Pombo):
       H.R. 2456. A bill to preserve the authority of the States 
     over waters within their boundaries, to delegate the 
     authority of the Congress to the States to regulate water, 
     and for other purposes; to the Committee on the Judiciary, 
     and in addition to the Committee on Resources, 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 Ms. SLAUGHTER (for herself, Mrs. Lowey, Mr. 
             Abercrombie, Mr. Ackerman, Mr. Boucher, Mr. Delahunt, 
             Ms. DeLauro, Mr. Frost, Mr. Green of Texas, Mr. 
             Hinchey, Ms. Millender-McDonald, Mr. Moran of 
             Virginia, Ms. Norton, Mr. Regula, Mr. Romero-Barcelo, 
             Mr. Sanders, Mr. Sandlin, and Mr. Serrano):
       H.R. 2457. A bill to prohibit health insurance and 
     employment discrimination against individuals and their 
     family members on the basis of predictive genetic information 
     or genetic services; to the Committee on Commerce, and in 
     addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, and 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. STARK (for himself and Mr. Markey):
       H.R. 2458. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to provide a refundable caregivers tax credit; to the 
     Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mrs. TAUSCHER (for herself, Mr. Bonior, Mr. Edwards, 
             Mr. Frost, Mr. Hoyer, Mr. Kennedy of Rhode Island, 
             Mr. Larson, Mr. Maloney of Connecticut, Mr. Ortiz, 
             Mr. Pickett, Mr. Sisisky, Mr. Skelton, Mr. Spratt, 
             Mr. King, Mr. Thompson of California, Mr. Stenholm, 
             Mr. John, Mr. Boswell, Mr. Etheridge, Ms. DeLauro, 
             Mrs. Thurman, Mr. Cramer, Mr. Davis of Florida, Ms. 
             Pryce of Ohio, Mr. Markey, Mr. Moakley, Mr. Neal of 
             Massachusetts, Mr. Allen, Mr. Moore, Mr. Taylor of 
             Mississippi, Mr. Hinchey, Mr. Holden, Mr. Kleczka, 
             Mr. Lantos, Mr. Wynn, Mr. Clyburn, Mr. Lewis of 
             Georgia, Mr. Rangel, Mr. Tanner, Mr. Clement, Mr. 
             Gordon, Mr. Wu, Mr. Clay, Mr. Hinojosa, Mr. Ford, Mr. 
             Evans, Mr. Payne, Ms. Jackson-Lee of Texas, Mr. 
             Roemer, Mr. Obey, Mr. Capuano, Mr. Hilliard, Mr. 
             Vento, Mr. Rodriguez, Mr. Lucas of Kentucky, Mr. 
             Matsui, Mr. Dixon, Mr. Turner, Mr. Sandlin, Mr. Kind, 
             Mr. Rothman, Mr. Oberstar, Mr. Hastings of Florida, 
             Mr. Engel, Mr. Meeks of New York, Mr. Levin, Mr. Hill 
             of Indiana, Mr. Baldacci, Mr. Hoeffel, Mr. Udall of 
             New Mexico, Mr. Udall of Colorado, Mr. Weygand, Mr. 
             Klink, Mr. Stupak, Mr. Fattah, Mr. Brady of 
             Pennsylvania, Mr. Menendez, Mr. Gutierrez, Mr. Dicks, 
             Ms. Velazquez, Mr. McNulty, Mr. Berry, Mr. Bishop, 
             Mr. Inslee, Mr. Scott, Ms. Hooley of Oregon, Mr. Watt 
             of North Carolina, Mrs. Clayton, Mr. Moran of 
             Virginia, Mr. Dooley of California, Mr. Smith of 
             Washington, Mr. Condit, Mr. Phelps, Mrs. Lowey, Mr. 
             Cardin, Mr. Boyd, Mr. Wexler, Mr. Weiner, Mr. 
             Lampson, Mr. Andrews, Mr. Barrett of Wisconsin, Mr. 
             Gephardt, and Mr. Bentsen):
       H.R. 2459. A bill to authorize the President to award a 
     gold medal on behalf of the Congress to General Wesley Clark 
     and to provide for the production of bronze duplicates of 
     such medal for sale to the public; to the Committee on 
     Banking and Financial Services.
           By Mr. TAYLOR of Mississippi (for himself, Mr. Shows, 
             Mr. Thompson of Mississippi, Mr. Wamp, Mr. Pickering, 
             and Mr. Wicker):
       H.R. 2460. A bill to designate the United States Post 
     Office located at 125 Border Avenue West in Wiggins, 
     Mississippi, as the ``Jay Hanna `Dizzy' Dean Post Office''; 
     to the Committee on Government Reform.
           By Mr. TRAFICANT:
       H.R. 2461. A bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign 
     Act of 1971 to permit a corporation or labor organization to 
     expend or donate funds for staging public debates between 
     presidential candidates only if the organization staging the 
     debate invites each candidate who is eligible for matching 
     payments from the Presidential Election Campaign Fund and 
     qualified for the ballot in a number of States such that the 
     candidate is eligible to receive the minimum number of 
     electoral votes necessary for election; to the Committee on 
     House Administration.
           By Mr. UNDERWOOD (for himself, Mr. Young of Alaska, and 
             Mr. George Miller of California):
       H.R. 2462. A bill to amend the Organic Act of Guam, and for 
     other purposes; to the Committee on Resources.
           By Mr. WATKINS (for himself and Mr. Hinchey):
       H.R. 2463. A bill to amend section 2007 of the Social 
     Security Act to provide grant funding for additional 
     Empowerment Zones, Enterprise Communities, and Strategic 
     Planning Communities, and for other purposes; to the 
     Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. WATKINS (for himself, Mr. Matsui, Mr. Crane, Mr. 
             Herger, and Mr. Traficant):
       H.R. 2464. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to provide that certain amounts received by electric 
     energy, gas, or steam utilities shall be excluded from gross 
     income as contributions to capital; to the Committee on Ways 
     and Means.
           By Mr. MICA (for himself, Mr. Traficant, Mr. Gilman, 
             Mr. McCollum, Mr. Portman, Mr. Sessions, Mr. Souder, 
             Mr. Barr of Georgia, Mr. Pitts, Mr. Stearns, Mr. 
             Kingston, and Mr. Ose):
       H.J. Res. 61. A joint resolution calling upon the 
     Government of Mexico to undertake greater and more effective 
     counterdrug measures, and for other purposes; to the 
     Committee on International Relations.
           By Mr. BONILLA (for himself, Mr. Aderholt, Mr. Armey, 
             Mr. Baker, Mr. Barr of Georgia, Mr. Barton of Texas, 
             Mr. Blunt, Mr. Boehner, Mr. Brady of Texas, Mr. 
             Bryant, Mr. Burton of Indiana, Mr. Buyer, Mr. 
             Callahan, Mr. Calvert, Mr. Campbell, Mr. Canady of 
             Florida, Mr. Cannon, Mr. Chambliss, Mrs. Chenoweth, 
             Mr. Coburn, Mr. Collins, Mr. Combest, Mr. Cox, Mrs. 
             Cubin, Mr. Cunningham, Mr. Deal of Georgia, Mr. 
             Dickey, Mr. Doolittle, Mr. Ehlers, Mrs. Emerson, Mr. 
             Forbes, Mr. Graham, Ms. Granger, Mr. Hastings of 
             Washington, Mr. Hefley, Mr. Hostettler, Mr. 
             Hutchinson, Mr. Istook, Mr. Sam Johnson of Texas, Mr. 
             Kingston, Mr. Knollenberg, Mr. Latham, Mr. Linder, 
             Mr. Lucas of Oklahoma, Mr. McIntosh, Mr. Metcalf, Mr. 
             Gary Miller of California, Mrs. Myrick, Mr. 
             Nethercutt, Mrs. Northup, Mr. Norwood, Mr. Packard, 
             Mr. Paul, Mr. Pickering, Mr. Pombo, Ms. Pryce of 
             Ohio, Mr. Radanovich, Mr. Rohrabacher, Mr. Rogan, Mr. 
             Scarborough, Mr. Schaffer, Mr. Sessions, Mr. Shadegg, 
             Mr. Skeen, Mr. Smith of Texas, Mr. Smith of Michigan, 
             Mr. Sununu, Mr. Tancredo, Mr. Tauzin, Mr. Taylor of 
             North Carolina, Mr. Thornberry, Mr. Tiahrt, Mr. 
             Upton, Mr. Wamp, Mr. Watts of Oklahoma, and Mr. 
             Wicker):
       H. Con. Res. 148. Concurrent resolution expressing the 
     sense of the Congress that the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 
     must be replaced with a new, low, single-rate system that is 
     simple and fair, allowing the Internal Revenue Service, as we 
     know it, to be abolished; to the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Ms. STABENOW:
       H. Con. Res. 149. Concurrent resolution expressing the 
     sense of Congress that access to affordable prescription 
     drugs is critical to the quality of life of older Americans 
     and that coverage for prescription drugs should be included 
     in the Medicare Program as soon as possible, and for other 
     purposes; 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. STEARNS:
       H. Con. Res. 150. Concurrent resolution to require the 
     posting of the Ten Commandments in the House and Senate 
     chambers; to the Committee on House Administration.
           By Mr. BLILEY (for himself and Mr. Oberstar):
       H. Res. 238. A resolution permitting payments to be made by 
     employing authorities of the House of Representatives to 
     reimburse Members, officers, and employees for qualified 
     adoption expenses; to the Committee on House Administration.
           By Mr. GARY MILLER of California (for himself, Mr. 
             Pitts, Mr. Hutchinson, Mr. Schaffer, Mr. Pickering, 
             Mr. DeLay, Mr. Aderholt, Mr. Goode, Mr. Watts of 
             Oklahoma, Mr. DeMint, and Mr. English):
       H. Res. 239. A resolution expressing the sense of the House 
     of Representatives with regard to obscenity and sexual 
     objectification in the United States; to the Committee on the 
     Judiciary.
           By Mr. RANGEL:
       H. Res. 240. A resolution providing for consideration of 
     the bill (H.R. 1660) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to expand the incentives for the construction and 
     renovation of public schools and to provide tax incentives 
     for corporations to participate in cooperative agreements 
     with public schools in distressed areas; to the Committee on 
     Rules.

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