PUBLIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS
(House of Representatives - April 09, 2002)

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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. LaFALCE (for himself, Mr. Frank, Mr. Kanjorski, 
             Mr. Sanders, Mrs. Maloney of New York, Mr. Gutierrez, 
             Ms. Schakowsky, Mrs. Jones of Ohio, Mr. Clay, Mr. 
             Dingell, Ms. DeLauro, and Mr. George Miller of 
             California):
       H.R. 4083. A bill to provide for enhanced corporate 
     responsibility under the securities laws; to the Committee on 
     Financial Services.
           By Ms. RIVERS:
       H.R. 4084. A bill to amend the Securities Exchange Act of 
     1934 to prohibit certain employees and shareholders from 
     obtaining special loans, and for other purposes; to the 
     Committee on Financial Services.
           By Mr. SMITH of New Jersey (for himself, Mr. Evans, Mr. 
             Simpson, and Mr. Reyes):
       H.R. 4085. A bill to increase, effective as of December 1, 
     2002, the rates of disablity compensation for veterans with 
     service-connected disabilities and the rates of dependency 
     and indemnity compensation for survivors of certain service-
     connected disabled veterans, and for other purposes; to the 
     Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
           By Mr. WILSON of South Carolina:
       H.R. 4086. A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to 
     authorize grants to carry out programs to improve recovery 
     rates for organs in eligible hospitals; to the Committee on 
     Energy and Commerce.
           By Mr. MANZULLO (for himself, Ms. Velazquez, Mr. 
             Portman, Mr. Pence, Mr. Terry, Mr. Bartlett of 
             Maryland, Mr. Combest, Mrs. Christensen, and Mr. 
             Acevedo-Vila):
       H.R. 4087. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to provide for an increase in expensing under section 
     179; to the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. SKELTON (for himself and Mrs. Tauscher):
       H.R. 4088. A bill to authorize the appropriation of the 
     $10,000,000,000 reserve fund within the national defense 
     budget function for activities to prosecute the war on 
     terrorism; to the Committee on Armed Services.
           By Ms. SOLIS (for herself, Ms. Lee, Ms. Brown of 
             Florida, Mr. Conyers, Ms. McCollum, Ms. Watson, Mr. 
             Frost, Ms. Kilpatrick, Ms. Baldwin, Ms. Carson of 
             Indiana, Mr. Underwood, Mrs. Capps, Mr. Pallone, Mr. 
             George Miller of California, Mr. Hinojosa, Mr. 
             Gonzalez, Mr. Pastor, Ms. Schakowsky, Mr. Stark, Mrs. 
             Mink of Hawaii, Mrs. Napolitano, Ms. Millender-
             McDonald, Ms. DeLauro, Mrs. Meek of Florida, Mr. 
             Baca, Mr. Lantos, Mr. Sanders, Mr. Cummings, Mr. 
             Honda, Mr. Kucinich, Mr. Serrano, Ms. Woolsey, and 
             Mr. Farr of California):
       H.R. 4089. A bill to provide grants for public information 
     campaigns to educate racial and ethnic minorities about 
     domestic violence; to the Committee on the Judiciary.
           By Mr. HERGER (for himself, Mr. Shaw, Mr. Watkins, Mr. 
             McCrery, Mr. English, Mr. Lewis of Kentucky, Ms. 
             Dunn, Mr. Portman, Mr. Brady of Texas, Mr. Camp, Mr. 
             McInnis, and Mrs. Johnson of Connecticut):
       H.R. 4090. A bill to reauthorize and improve the program of 
     block grants to States for temporary assistance for needy 
     families, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Ways 
     and Means.
           By Ms. SOLIS (for herself, Ms. Lee, Ms. Brown of 
             Florida, Mr. Lantos, Mrs. Jones of Ohio, Mr. Conyers, 
             Ms. Watson, Mr. Frost, Ms. Kilpatrick, Ms. Carson of 
             Indiana, Mr. Underwood, Mrs. Capps, Mr. Pallone, Mr. 
             George Miller of California, Mr. Hinojosa, Mr. 
             Gonzalez, Mr. Pastor, Ms. Schakowsky, Mr. Stark, Mrs. 
             Mink of Hawaii, Mrs. Napolitano, Ms. Millender-
             McDonald, Ms. DeLauro, Mrs. Meek of Florida, Mr. 
             Baca, Mr. Sanders, Mr. Cummings, Mr. Honda, Mr. 
             Kucinich, Mr. Serrano, and Ms. Woolsey):
       H.R. 4091. A bill to authorize the establishment of 
     domestic violence court systems from amounts available for 
     grants to combat violence against women; to the Committee on 
     the Judiciary.
           By Mr. McKEON (for himself, Mr. Boehner, Mr. Petri, Mr. 
             Hoekstra, Mr. Greenwood, Mr. Upton, Mr. Tancredo, Mr. 
             DeMint, Mr. Isakson, Mr. Keller, and Mr. Culberson):
       H.R. 4092. A bill to enhance the opportunities of needy 
     families to achieve self-sufficiency and access quality child 
     care, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Education 
     and the Workforce, 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. ACEVEDO-VILA:
       H.R. 4093. A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to 
     repeal limitations on the eligibility of dependents of 
     civilian employees of the Federal Government residing in a 
     territory, commonwealth, or possession of the United States 
     to enroll in Department of Defense domestic dependent 
     elementary and secondary schools; to the Committee on Armed 
     Services.
           By Mr. CARDIN:
       H.R. 4094. A bill to reduce temporarily the duty on cis, 
     trans-3-(2-chloro-3,3,3 triflouro-1-propenyl)-2,2-dimethyl-
     cyclopropane carboxylic acid; to the Committee on Ways and 
     Means.
           By Mr. CARDIN:
       H.R. 4095. A bill to suspend temporarily the duty on 2-
     chlorobenzyl chloride; to the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. CARDIN:
       H.R. 4096. A bill to suspend temporarily the duty on (S)-
     Alpha-hydroxy-3-phenoxybenzeneacetonitrile; to the Committee 
     on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. CARDIN:
       H.R. 4097. A bill to suspend temporarily the duty on 4-
     Pentenoic acid, 3,3-dimethyl-, methyl ester; to the Committee 
     on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. CONYERS (for himself, Mr. Frank, Mr. Berman, Ms. 
             Jackson-Lee of Texas, Ms. Waters, Mr. Gephardt, Mr. 
             LaFalce, Mr. Engel, Mr. Dingell, Mr. Jackson of 
             Illinois,

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             Mrs. Christensen, Mr. Davis of Illinois, Mr. 
             Cummings, Mr. Sanders, Ms. Solis, Mrs. Clayton, Ms. 
             Brown of Florida, Mr. Lynch, Mr. Hoeffel, Mr. 
             Gutierrez, and Ms. Schakowsky):
       H.R. 4098. A bill to provide for criminal prosecution of 
     persons who alter or destroy evidence in certain Federal 
     investigations or defraud investors of publicly traded 
     securities, to disallow debts incurred in violation of 
     securities fraud laws from being discharged in bankruptcy, to 
     protect whistleblowers against retaliation by their 
     employers, and for other purposes; to the Committee on the 
     Judiciary.
           By Mr. CRANE (for himself, Mr. Jefferson, and Mr. Lewis 
             of Kentucky):
       H.R. 4099. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to clarify the status of employee leasing organizations 
     and to promote and protect the interests of employee leasing 
     organizations, their customers, and workers; to the Committee 
     on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. CROWLEY (for himself, Mr. Gordon, Mr. Frost, Ms. 
             Lee, Mr. Hinchey, Mr. Langevin, Mrs. Jones of Ohio, 
             and Ms. Norton):
       H.R. 4100. A bill to establish the National Vaccine 
     Authority within the Department of Health and Human Services; 
     to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
           By Mr. CROWLEY (for himself, Mr. Wexler, Mr. George 
             Miller of California, Mr. Engel, Mr. Moran of 
             Virginia, Mr. Capuano, Mr. McGovern, Mrs. McCarthy of 
             New York, Mr. Blagojevich, Mr. Clay, and Ms. 
             Woolsey):
       H.R. 4101. A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to 
     require firearms, ammunition, and explosives purchases to be 
     made in person and to require records to be kept of the means 
     by which the purchases are made; to the Committee on the 
     Judiciary.
           By Mr. GIBBONS:
       H.R. 4102. A bill to designate the facility of the United 
     States Postal Service located at 120 North Maine Street in 
     Fallon, Nevada, as the ``Rollan D. Melton Post Office 
     Building''; to the Committee on Government Reform.
           By Mr. HANSEN (for himself, Mr. Matheson, Mr. Cannon, 
             Mr. Faleomavaega, Mr. Doolittle, Mr. Herger, and Mr. 
             Flake):
       H.R. 4103. A bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior 
     to transfer certain public lands in Natrona County, Wyoming, 
     to the Corporation of the Presiding Bishop, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Resources.
           By Mr. HILL (for himself, Mr. Matsui, Mr. Rangel, Mr. 
             Levin, Mr. Stenholm, Mrs. Tauscher, Mr. Tanner, Mr. 
             Bentsen, Mr. Dooley of California, and Mr. 
             Jefferson):
       H.R. 4104. A bill to provide for the creation of private-
     sector-led Community Workforce Partnerships, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Education and the Workforce.
           By Mrs. JOHNSON of Connecticut:
       H.R. 4105. A bill to suspend until December 31, 2005, the 
     duty on Terrazole; to the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mrs. JOHNSON of Connecticut:
       H.R. 4106. A bill to suspend until December 31, 2005, the 
     duty on 2-Mercaptoethanol; to the Committee on Ways and 
     Means.
           By Mrs. JOHNSON of Connecticut:
       H.R. 4107. A bill to suspend until December 31, 2005, the 
     duty on Bifenazate; to the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. KOLBE (for himself and Mr. Flake):
       H.R. 4108. A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality 
     Act to improve the administrative structure for carrying out 
     the immigration laws; to the Committee on the Judiciary.
           By Mr. LANGEVIN:
       H.R. 4109. A bill to provide for the reliquidation of 
     certain entries; to the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. MATSUI:
       H.R. 4110. A bill to extend the temporary suspension of 
     duty on an ultraviolet dye; to the Committee on Ways and 
     Means.
           By Mr. McINNIS:
       H.R. 4111. A bill to amend the National Trails System Act 
     to designate the Old Spanish Trail as a National Historic 
     Trail; to the Committee on Resources.
           By Mr. McINNIS:
       H.R. 4112. A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social 
     Security Act to protect and preserve access of Medicare 
     beneficiaries to health care in rural areas; to the Committee 
     on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy 
     and 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. MORELLA (for herself, Mr. Greenwood, Ms. 
             Slaughter, and Ms. DeGette):
       H.R. 4113. A bill to provide for the provision by hospitals 
     of emergency contraceptives to women who are survivors of 
     sexual assault; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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 Mrs. MORELLA (for herself and Mrs. Lowey):
       H.R. 4114. A bill to increase the United States financial 
     and programmatic contributions to advancing the status of 
     women and girls in low-income countries around the world, and 
     for other purposes; to the Committee on International 
     Relations, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and 
     Means, and Financial 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. PALLONE (for himself and Mr. LoBiondo):
       H.R. 4115. A bill to authorize the Secretary of the 
     Interior to establish a program to inventory, evaluate, 
     document, and assist efforts to preserve surviving United 
     States Life-Saving Service stations; to the Committee on 
     Resources.
           By Mr. PETERSON of Minnesota:
       H.R. 4116. A bill to require the Secretary of Agriculture 
     to use funds of the Commodity Credit Corporation to provide 
     emergency financial assistance to agricultural producers that 
     have incurred income losses in calendar year 2001; to the 
     Committee on Agriculture.
           By Mr. RAMSTAD:
       H.R. 4117. A bill to suspend temporarily the duty on 
     certain filter media; to the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. RAMSTAD:
       H.R. 4118. A bill to suspend temporarily the duty on a 
     certain polymer; to the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. RYUN of Kansas:
       H.R. 4119. A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to 
     authorize a voluntary leave sharing program for members of 
     the Armed Forces; to the Committee on Armed Services.
           By Mr. SPRATT:
       H.R. 4120. A bill to suspend temporarily the duty on para 
     ethylphenol; to the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. SPRATT (for himself, Mr. Clyburn, Mr. DeMint, 
             Mr. Brown of South Carolina, Mr. Graham, and Mr. 
             Wilson of South Carolina):
       H.R. 4121. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to allow an additional advance refunding of tax-exempt 
     bonds issued for the purchase or maintenance of electric 
     generation, transmission, or distribution assets; to the 
     Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. UPTON (for himself, Mr. Hall of Texas, Mr. 
             Tauzin, and Mr. Bilirakis):
       H.R. 4122. A bill to amend title V of the Social Security 
     Act to extend abstinence education funding under maternal and 
     child health program through fiscal year 2007 and to amend 
     title XIX of that Act to extend the authorization of 
     transitional medical assistance for 1 year; to the Committee 
     on Energy and Commerce.
           By Ms. WATERS:
       H.R. 4123. A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 
     to establish student loan forgiveness programs for adult 
     education instructors; to the Committee on Education and the 
     Workforce.
           By Ms. WATERS:
       H.R. 4124. A bill to amend title VI of the Civil Rights Act 
     of 1964 to apply to that title a burden shifting rule 
     currently applicable to title VII; to the Committee on the 
     Judiciary.
           By Mr. YOUNG of Alaska:
       H. Con. Res. 370. Concurrent resolution expressing the 
     sense of the Congress that the United States should promote 
     and support the use of sound science in management decisions 
     made by the International Whaling Commission and remain 
     diligent in their efforts to protect the ability of Native 
     people of the United States, who have been issued quotas by 
     the International Whaling Commission, to continue to legally 
     harvest whales, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     International Relations.
           By Mr. BURTON of Indiana (for himself and Mr. Rangel):
       H. Res. 377. A resolution recognizing the Ellis Island 
     Medal of Honor and commending the National Ethnic Coalition 
     of Organizations; to the Committee on Government Reform. 
     considered and agreed to.
           By Mr. NEY:
       H. Res. 378. A resolution permitting official photographs 
     of the House of Representatives to be taken while the House 
     is in actual session; to the Committee on House 
     Administration.
           By Mr. GEKAS:
       H. Res. 379. A resolution providing that certain actions 
     should be taken with respect to the actions of OPEC and other 
     oil-exporting countries, and with respect to decreasing the 
     dependency of the United States on foreign sources of oil; to 
     the Committee on International Relations, and in addition to 
     the Committee on Energy and 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. SWEENEY:
       H. Res. 381. A resolution expressing the sense of the House 
     of Representatives that a day ought to be established to 
     bring awareness to the issue of missing persons; to the 
     Committee on Government Reform.

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