PUBLIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS; Congressional Record Vol. 151, No. 42
(House of Representatives - April 12, 2005)

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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. THOMAS:
       H.R. 1541. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to enhance energy infrastructure properties in the 
     United States and to encourage the use of certain energy 
     technologies, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Ways and Means.
           By Mr. FRANK of Massachusetts (for himself, Mr. Markey, 
             Mr. Neal of Massachusetts, Mr. Olver, Mr. Meehan, Mr. 
             Delahunt, Mr. McGovern, Mr. Tierney, Mr. Capuano, and 
             Mr. Lynch):
       H.R. 1542. A bill to designate the facility of the United 
     States Postal Service located at 695 Pleasant Street in New 
     Bedford, Massachusetts, as the ``Honorable Judge George N. 
     Leighton Post Office Building''; to the Committee on 
     Government Reform.
           By Mr. McGOVERN:
       H.R. 1543. A bill to enhance and improve benefits for 
     members of the National Guard and Reserves who serve extended 
     periods on active duty, and for other purposes; to the 
     Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the 
     Committees on House Administration, Education and the 
     Workforce, Government Reform, Veterans' Affairs, and 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. COX (for himself, Mr. Thompson of Mississippi, 
             Mr. Young of Alaska, Mr. Pascrell, Mr. Smith of 
             Texas, Ms. Loretta Sanchez of California, Mr. Weldon 
             of Pennsylvania, Mr. Markey, Mr. Shays, Mr. Dicks, 
             Mr. King of New York, Ms. Harman, Mr. Linder, Mrs. 
             Lowey, Mr. Souder, Ms. Norton, Mr. Tom Davis of 
             Virginia, Ms. Zoe Lofgren of California, Mr. Daniel 
             E. Lungren of California, Ms. Jackson-Lee of Texas, 
             Mr. Gibbons, Mrs. Christensen, Mr. Simmons, Mr. 
             Etheridge, Mr. Rogers of Alabama, Mr. Langevin, Mr. 
             Pearce, Mr. Meek of Florida, Ms. Harris, Mr. Jindal, 
             Mr. Reichert, Mr. McCaul of Texas, Mr. Dent, and Mr. 
             DeFazio):
       H.R. 1544. A bill to provide faster and smarter funding for 
     first responders, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Homeland Security.
           By Mr. CANNON:
       H.R. 1545. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to treat expenses for certain meal replacement and 
     dietary supplement products that qualify for FDA-approved 
     health claims as expenses for medical care; to the Committee 
     on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. THORNBERRY:
       H.R. 1546. A bill to provide grants to States for health 
     care tribunals, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     the Judiciary.
           By Mr. WOLF (for himself, Mr. Ehlers, and Mr. 
             Boehlert):
       H.R. 1547. A bill to preserve mathematics- and science-
     based industries in the United States; to the Committee on 
     Education and the Workforce.
           By Mr. RYAN of Wisconsin (for himself and Mr. Cardin):
       H.R. 1548. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to provide for collegiate housing and infrastructure 
     grants; to the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. REYNOLDS (for himself, Mr. Cardin, Mr. Portman, 
             Ms. Pryce of Ohio, Mr. English of Pennsylvania, Mrs. 
             Johnson of Connecticut, Mr. Herger, Mr. Ramstad, Mr. 
             Hayworth, Mr. Lewis of Kentucky, Mr. Foley, Mr. Brady 
             of Texas, Mr. Cantor, Ms. Hart, Mr. Chocola, Mr. 
             McDermott, Mr. Lewis of Georgia, Mr. McNulty, Mr. 
             Jefferson, Mr. Pomeroy, Mr. Thompson of California, 
             Mr. Larson of Connecticut, Mr. Emanuel, Mr. Boehner, 
             Mr. Fossella, Mr. Boustany, Mr. Kirk, Mr. Otter, Mr. 
             Young of Alaska, Mr. Gary G. Miller of California, 
             Mr. Shays, Mr. Cummings, Mr. Fortuno, Mr. Towns, Mr. 
             Simpson, Mr. Lynch, and Mr. Skelton):
       H.R. 1549. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to allow an income tax credit for the provision of 
     homeownership and community development, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. HYDE (for himself, Mr. Lantos, and Mr. 
             Menendez):
       H.R. 1550. A bill to authorize assistance for the relief of 
     victims of the Indian Ocean tsunami and for the recovery and 
     reconstruction of tsunami-affected countries; to the 
     Committee on International Relations.
           By Mr. JINDAL (for himself, Mr. Boustany, Mr. McCrery, 
             Mr. Baker, Mr. Melancon, Mr. Jefferson, and Mr. 
             Alexander):
       H.R. 1551. A bill to amend the Outer Continental Shelf 
     Lands Act to provide a domestic offshore energy reinvestment 
     program, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Resources.
           By Mr. JINDAL (for himself and Mr. Souder):
       H.R. 1552. A bill to amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster 
     Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to clarify that the 
     religious status of a private nonprofit facility does not 
     preclude the facility from receiving assistance under the 
     Act; to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
           By Mr. ACKERMAN (for himself, Ms. Ros-Lehtinen, Mr. 
             Pallone, Mr.

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             Crowley, Ms. Watson, and Mr. Menendez):
       H.R. 1553. A bill to prohibit the provision of United 
     States military assistance and the sale, transfer, or 
     licensing of United States military equipment or technology 
     to Pakistan; to the Committee on International Relations.
           By Mr. BILIRAKIS (for himself, Mr. Brown of Ohio, Mrs. 
             Bono, Mr. Case, Mr. Fossella, Mr. Frank of 
             Massachusetts, Mr. Hinchey, Mr. Langevin, Ms. Lee, 
             Ms. Schakowsky, Mr. Smith of Washington, Mr. Towns, 
             and Mr. Waxman):
       H.R. 1554. A bill to enhance and further research into 
     paralysis and to improve rehabilitation and the quality of 
     life for persons living with paralysis and other physical 
     disabilities, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on 
     Veterans' Affairs, 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. BORDALLO (for herself and Mrs. Christensen):
       H.R. 1555. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to provide for the cover over of the refundable portion 
     of the earned income and child tax credits to Guam and the 
     Virgin Islands; to the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. CLAY:
       H.R. 1556. A bill to designate a parcel of land located on 
     the site of the Thomas F. Eagleton United States Courthouse 
     in St. Louis, Missouri, as the ``Clyde S. Cahill Memorial 
     Park''; to the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure.
           By Mrs. CUBIN:
       H.R. 1557. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to provide an election for a special tax treatment of 
     certain S corporation conversions; to the Committee on Ways 
     and Means.
           By Mr. TOM DAVIS of Virginia:
       H.R. 1558. A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to 
     prohibit certain computer-assisted remote hunting, and for 
     other purposes; to the Committee on the Judiciary.
           By Mr. FORD:
       H.R. 1559. A bill to increase the level of funding for the 
     Partnerships in Character Education Program, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Education and the Workforce.
           By Mr. FORD:
       H.R. 1560. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to increase the exclusion equivalent of the unified 
     credit allowed against the estate tax to $7,500,000 and to 
     establish a flat estate tax rate; to the Committee on Ways 
     and Means.
           By Mr. FORD:
       H.R. 1561. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to expand the incentives for adoption and to amend part 
     E of title IV of the Social Security Act to increase adoptive 
     incentive payments; to the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. FOSSELLA:
       H.R. 1562. A bill to protect human health and the 
     environment from the release of hazardous substances by acts 
     of terrorism; to the Committee on Homeland Security, 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. GUTKNECHT (for himself, Mr. Schwarz of Michigan, 
             and Mr. Kennedy of Minnesota):
       H.R. 1563. A bill to establish a Division of Food and 
     Agricultural Science within the National Science Foundation 
     and to authorize funding for the support of fundamental 
     agricultural research of the highest quality, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Science, and in addition to the 
     Committee on Agriculture, 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. HASTINGS of Washington:
       H.R. 1564. A bill to authorize the Secretary of the 
     Interior to convey certain buildings and lands of the Yakima 
     Project, Washington, to the Yakima-Tieton Irrigation 
     District; to the Committee on Resources.
           By Ms. HOOLEY (for herself, Mr. McGovern, Mr. Bishop of 
             New York, Mr. Pallone, Mr. DeFazio, Mr. Owens, Mr. 
             Olver, Mr. Towns, Mr. Kind, Mr. Scott of Georgia, Mr. 
             Grijalva, Mrs. Davis of California, Mr. Blumenauer, 
             Mr. Cardoza, Mr. Kildee, Ms. Kilpatrick of Michigan, 
             Mr. Ross, Mr. Payne, Mr. Holden, Mr. Smith of 
             Washington, Mr. Stupak, Mr. Lantos, Mr. 
             Ruppersberger, Mr. Brown of Ohio, Mr. Pastor, Mr. 
             Larsen of Washington, Mrs. Capps, Mr. Oberstar, Mr. 
             Jackson of Illinois, Mr. Chandler, Mrs. Jones of 
             Ohio, and Mr. Case):
       H.R. 1565. A bill to enhance the benefits and protections 
     for members of the reserve components of the Armed Forces who 
     are called or ordered to extended active duty, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition 
     to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Education and the 
     Workforce, Ways and Means, and Veterans' Affairs, 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. ISSA:
       H.R. 1566. A bill to provide a technical correction to the 
     Federal preemption of State or local laws concerning the 
     markings and identification of imitation or toy firearms 
     entering into interstate commerce; to the Committee on Energy 
     and Commerce.
           By Mr. LaTOURETTE:
       H.R. 1567. A bill to require the Secretary of Housing and 
     Urban Development to provide tenant-based rental housing 
     vouchers for certain residents of federally assisted housing; 
     to the Committee on Financial Services.
           By Mr. LEACH (for himself, Mr. Tanner, and Mr. 
             Abercrombie):
       H.R. 1568. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to permanently reduce estate and gift tax rates to 30 
     percent, to increase the exclusion equivalent of the unified 
     credit to $10,000,000, and to increase the annual gift tax 
     exclusion to $50,000; to the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. LINDER (for himself, Mr. Kingston, and Mr. 
             Waxman):
       H.R. 1569. A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act 
     with respect to the National Foundation for the Centers for 
     Disease Control and Prevention; to the Committee on Energy 
     and Commerce.
           By Mr. LINDER:
       H.R. 1570. A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to 
     provide for the continuation of the program for revitalizing 
     the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; to the 
     Committee on Energy and Commerce.
           By Mr. LoBIONDO (for himself, Mr. Saxton, Mr. 
             Frelinghuysen, Mr. Ferguson, and Mr. Smith of New 
             Jersey):
       H.R. 1571. A bill to prohibit the Secretary of the Interior 
     from issuing oil and gas leases on portions of the Outer 
     Continental Shelf located off the coast of New Jersey; to the 
     Committee on Resources.
           By Mr. MENENDEZ (for himself, Mr. Pallone, Mr. Holt, 
             Mr. Andrews, Mr. Payne, Mr. Rothman, and Mr. 
             Pascrell):
       H.R. 1572. A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social 
     Security Act to improve the coordination of prescription drug 
     coverage provided under State pharmaceutical assistance 
     programs with the prescription drug benefit provided under 
     the Medicare Program, and for other purposes; 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 Mr. MICHAUD (for himself, Mr. Evans, Ms. Berkley, 
             Mr. Ryan of Ohio, Mr. Strickland, and Mr. Udall of 
             New Mexico):
       H.R. 1573. A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to 
     provide that the increase of $250 per month in the rate of 
     monthly dependency and indemnity compensation (DIC) payable 
     to a surviving spouse of a member of the Armed Forces who 
     dies on active duty or as a result of a service-connected 
     disability shall be paid for so long as there are minor 
     children, rather than only for two years; to the Committee on 
     Veterans' Affairs.
           By Mr. MOORE of Kansas (for himself and Mr. Case):
       H.R. 1574. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 and the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation 
     Act of 2001 to restore the estate tax and repeal the 
     carryover basis rule and to increase the estate tax unified 
     credit to an exclusion equivalent of $3,500,000; to the 
     Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mrs. MYRICK (for herself and Mr. Spratt):
       H.R. 1575. A bill to authorize appropriate action if the 
     negotiations with the People's Republic of China regarding 
     China's undervalued currency and currency manipulation are 
     not successful; to the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. OTTER (for himself and Mr. Simpson):
       H.R. 1576. A bill to rename the Snake River Birds of Prey 
     National Conservation Area in the State of Idaho as the 
     Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation 
     Area in honor of the late Morley Nelson, an international 
     authority on birds of prey, who was instrumental in the 
     establishment of this National Conservation Area, and for 
     other purposes; to the Committee on Resources.
           By Mr. POMEROY (for himself, Mr. Allen, Mr. Brown of 
             Ohio, Mr. Cardin, Mr. Holden, Mr. Gonzalez, Mr. 
             Lipinski, and Mr. Obey):
       H.R. 1577. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to retain the estate tax with an immediate increase in 
     the exemption, to repeal the new carryover basis rules in 
     order to prevent tax increases and the imposition of 
     compliance burdens on many more estates than would benefit 
     from repeal, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Ways 
     and Means.
           By Mr. PORTER (for himself, Mr. Van Hollen, Mr. Tom 
             Davis of Virginia, Mr. Foley, Mr. Neal of 
             Massachusetts, Mr. Hoyer, Ms. Pryce of Ohio, Mr. 
             Cantor, Mr. LaTourette, Mr. Wolf, and Mr. McHenry):
       H.R. 1578. A bill to amend title 5, United States Code, to 
     provide for a real estate stock index investment option under 
     the Thrift Savings Plan; to the Committee on Government 
     Reform.

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           By Mr. PRICE of North Carolina:
       H.R. 1579. A bill to amend title 3, United States Code, to 
     extend the date provided for the meeting of electors of the 
     President and Vice President in the States and the date 
     provided for the joint session of Congress held for the 
     counting of electoral votes, and for other purposes; to the 
     Committee on House Administration.
           By Mr. PRICE of North Carolina (for himself, Mr. 
             Castle, Mr. Holt, Mr. Simmons, Mr. Lewis of Georgia, 
             Mr. Bass, Mrs. Maloney, and Mr. Allen):


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  April 12, 2005--On Page H1895 under: The following appeared: By 
Mr. PRICE of North Carolina (for himself, Mr. Castle, Mr. Holt, 
Mr. Simmons, Mr. Bass.
  
  The online version should be corrected to read: By Mr. PRICE of 
North Carolina (for himself, Mr. Castle, Mr. Holt, Mr. Simmons, 
Mr. Lewis of Georgia, Mr. Bass.


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       H.R. 1580. A bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign 
     Act of 1971 to clarify the requirements for the disclosure of 
     identifying information within authorized campaign 
     communications which are printed, to apply certain 
     requirements regarding the disclosure of identifying 
     information within communications made through the Internet, 
     to apply certain disclosure requirements to prerecorded 
     telephone calls, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     House Administration.
           By Mr. SIMMONS (for himself, Mr. Foley, Mr. Burgess, 
             Mr. Burton of Indiana, Mr. Kuhl of New York, Mr. 
             Saxton, Mr. Boehlert, Mr. Brown of Ohio, Ms. Ginny 
             Brown-Waite of Florida, Mr. Cox, Mr. Bass, Mr. 
             Boustany, Ms. Carson, Mr. Fitzpatrick of 
             Pennsylvania, Ms. Millender-McDonald, Mr. Lincoln 
             Diaz-Balart of Florida, Mr. Bartlett of Maryland, and 
             Mr. Reynolds):
       H.R. 1581. A bill to allow seniors to file their Federal 
     income tax on a new Form 1040S; to the Committee on Ways and 
     Means.
           By Mr. UPTON (for himself, Ms. Eshoo, Mr. Terry, Mr. 
             Wu, Mr. Becerra, and Mr. Bonner):
       H.R. 1582. A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social 
     Security Act to authorize expansion of Medicare coverage of 
     medical nutrition therapy services; 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 Mr. VAN HOLLEN:
       H.R. 1583. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to repeal provisions relating to qualified tax 
     collection contracts, and for other purposes; to the 
     Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. WELDON of Pennsylvania (for himself, Mr. Allen, 
             Mr. Saxton, Mr. Inslee, Mrs. Drake, Mr. Farr, Mr. 
             Fitzpatrick of Pennsylvania, Mr. Moran of Virginia, 
             Mr. Smith of New Jersey, Mr. Menendez, Mr. 
             Rohrabacher, Ms. Eshoo, Mr. Hunter, Mr. Case, Mr. 
             McIntyre, Mr. McDermott, Mr. Fortuno, Mr. 
             Butterfield, Mr. Kildee, and Ms. Lee):
       H.R. 1584. A bill to develop and maintain an integrated 
     system of coastal and ocean observations for the Nation's 
     coasts, oceans, and Great Lakes, to improve warnings of 
     tsunamis and other natural hazards, to enhance homeland 
     security, to support maritime operations, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Resources, and in addition to 
     the Committee on Science, 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. WICKER:
       H.R. 1585. A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to 
     require Department of Veterans Affairs pharmacies to dispense 
     medications to veterans for prescriptions written by private 
     practitioners, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Veterans' Affairs.
           By Ms. NORTON (for herself, Mr. Tom Davis of Virginia, 
             Mr. Wolf, Mr. Hoyer, Mr. Moran of Virginia, Mr. Wynn, 
             Mr. Cummings, and Mr. Van Hollen):
       H.R. 1586. A bill to establish an annual Federal 
     infrastructure support contribution for the District of 
     Columbia, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Government Reform.
           By Mr. ROYCE (for himself, Mr. Lantos, Mr. Wolf, Mrs. 
             Kelly, and Mr. Snyder):
       H. Con. Res. 127. Concurrent resolution calling on the 
     Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to transfer 
     Charles Ghankay Taylor, former President of the Republic of 
     Liberia, to the Special Court for Sierra Leone to be tried 
     for war crimes, crimes against humanity, and other serious 
     violations of international humanitarian law; to the 
     Committee on International Relations.
           By Mr. SHIMKUS (for himself, Mr. McGovern, Mr. 
             McCotter, Mr. Dreier, Mr. Doggett, Mr. Kucinich, Mr. 
             Cox, Mr. Rogers of Michigan, and Mr. Kingston):
       H. Con. Res. 128. Concurrent resolution expressing the 
     sense of Congress that the Government of the Russian 
     Federation should issue a clear and unambiguous statement of 
     admission and condemnation of the illegal occupation and 
     annexation by the Soviet Union from 1940 to 1991 of the 
     Baltic countries of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania; to the 
     Committee on International Relations.
           By Mr. SHUSTER (for himself and Mr. Murtha):
       H. Con. Res. 129. Concurrent resolution honoring and 
     memorializing the passengers and crew of United Airlines 
     Flight 93; to the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure.
           By Mr. WYNN (for himself, Mr. Upton, Mr. Snyder, Mr. 
             Abercrombie, Mr. Payne, Mr. Waxman, Mr. Rangel, Mrs. 
             Christensen, Mrs. Jones of Ohio, Mr. Ford, Mr. 
             Schiff, and Mr. Gutierrez):
       H. Con. Res. 130. Concurrent resolution expressing the 
     sense of the Congress with respect to the awareness, 
     prevention, early detection, and effective treatment of viral 
     hepatitis, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy 
     and Commerce.
           By Mr. COBLE (for himself, Mr. Butterfield, Mr. 
             Etheridge, Ms. Foxx, Mr. Hayes, Mr. Jones of North 
             Carolina, Mr. McHenry, Mr. McIntyre, Mr. Miller of 
             North Carolina, Mrs. Myrick, Mr. Price of North 
             Carolina, Mr. Taylor of North Carolina, and Mr. 
             Watt):
       H. Res. 203. A resolution expressing support for the 
     International Home Furnishings Market in High Point, North 
     Carolina; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
           By Ms. DeGETTE (for herself, Mr. Cummings, Mr. Watt, 
             and Mr. Udall of Colorado):
       H. Res. 204. A resolution expressing the sense of the House 
     of Representatives that Pasqualine J. Gibbons of Denver, 
     Colorado, an African American woman who valiantly served her 
     country in the Army Air Corps during World War II, was 
     unfairly passed over for promotion and should have held the 
     grade of technical sergeant, rather than private first class, 
     upon her discharge from the service on January 2, 1946; to 
     the Committee on Armed Services.
           By Mr. EDWARDS (for himself and Mr. Istook):
       H. Res. 205. A resolution congratulating the Baylor 
     University Lady Bear Women's Basketball team on winning the 
     2005 NCAA Championship for basketball; to the Committee on 
     Education and the Workforce.
           By Mr. ETHERIDGE (for himself, Mr. Miller of North 
             Carolina, Mr. Price of North Carolina, Mr. Coble, Mr. 
             Watt, Mr. McIntyre, Mr. Jones of North Carolina, Mr. 
             Butterfield, and Mr. McHenry):
       H. Res. 206. A resolution recognizing the 100th anniversary 
     of Garner, North Carolina; to the Committee on Government 
     Reform.
           By Mr. HULSHOF:
       H. Res. 207. A resolution recognizing the 100th anniversary 
     of FarmHouse Fraternity, Inc; to the Committee on Education 
     and the Workforce.
           By Mr. MURPHY (for himself, Mr. Doyle, Mr. McNulty, Mr. 
             Payne, Mr. Hinchey, Ms. Hart, Ms. Bordallo, Mr. 
             Platts, Mr. English of Pennsylvania, Mr. Fitzpatrick 
             of Pennsylvania, Mr. Peterson of Pennsylvania, Mr. 
             Gerlach, Ms. Schwartz of Pennsylvania, Mr. Holden, 
             Mr. Weldon of Pennsylvania, Mr. Case, Mr. Dent, Mr. 
             Shuster, Mr. Towns, Mr. Fattah, Mr. Brady of 
             Pennsylvania, Mr. Skelton, Mr. Smith of New Jersey, 
             Mr. Neugebauer, Mr. Sullivan, Mr. Boehner, Ms. Ros-
             Lehtinen, Mr. Chocola, Mr. Pitts, Mr. Weldon of 
             Florida, Mr. King of Iowa, Mr. Sherwood, Mr. Royce, 
             Mr. Cantor, Mr. Ryun of Kansas, Mr. Ney, Mr. Turner, 
             Ms. Harris, Mr. Bonner, Mr. Bachus, Mr. Burgess, Mrs. 
             Bono, Mr. Kanjorski, Mr. Shimkus, and Mrs. 
             Blackburn):
       H. Res. 208. A resolution recognizing the University of 
     Pittsburgh and Dr. Jonas Salk on the fiftieth anniversary of 
     the milestone discovery of the Salk polio vaccine, which has 
     virtually eliminated the disease and its harmful effects; to 
     the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
           By Mr. SESSIONS (for himself and Mr. Feeney):
       H. Res. 209. A resolution expressing the sense of the House 
     of Representatives that any Social Security reform 
     legislation should include a ``Community Bank Option''; to 
     the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. WEXLER (for himself, Mr. Smith of Texas, Mr. 
             Berman, Mr. Feeney, Mr. Smith of Washington, and Mrs. 
             Bono):
       H. Res. 210. A resolution supporting the goals of World 
     Intellectual Property Day, and recognizing the importance of 
     intellectual property in the United States and worldwide; to 
     the Committee on the Judiciary.

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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. THOMAS:
       H.R. 1541. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to enhance energy infrastructure properties in the 
     United States and to encourage the use of certain energy 
     technologies, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Ways and Means.
           By Mr. FRANK of Massachusetts (for himself, Mr. Markey, 
             Mr. Neal of Massachusetts, Mr. Olver, Mr. Meehan, Mr. 
             Delahunt, Mr. McGovern, Mr. Tierney, Mr. Capuano, and 
             Mr. Lynch):
       H.R. 1542. A bill to designate the facility of the United 
     States Postal Service located at 695 Pleasant Street in New 
     Bedford, Massachusetts, as the ``Honorable Judge George N. 
     Leighton Post Office Building''; to the Committee on 
     Government Reform.
           By Mr. McGOVERN:
       H.R. 1543. A bill to enhance and improve benefits for 
     members of the National Guard and Reserves who serve extended 
     periods on active duty, and for other purposes; to the 
     Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the 
     Committees on House Administration, Education and the 
     Workforce, Government Reform, Veterans' Affairs, and 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. COX (for himself, Mr. Thompson of Mississippi, 
             Mr. Young of Alaska, Mr. Pascrell, Mr. Smith of 
             Texas, Ms. Loretta Sanchez of California, Mr. Weldon 
             of Pennsylvania, Mr. Markey, Mr. Shays, Mr. Dicks, 
             Mr. King of New York, Ms. Harman, Mr. Linder, Mrs. 
             Lowey, Mr. Souder, Ms. Norton, Mr. Tom Davis of 
             Virginia, Ms. Zoe Lofgren of California, Mr. Daniel 
             E. Lungren of California, Ms. Jackson-Lee of Texas, 
             Mr. Gibbons, Mrs. Christensen, Mr. Simmons, Mr. 
             Etheridge, Mr. Rogers of Alabama, Mr. Langevin, Mr. 
             Pearce, Mr. Meek of Florida, Ms. Harris, Mr. Jindal, 
             Mr. Reichert, Mr. McCaul of Texas, Mr. Dent, and Mr. 
             DeFazio):
       H.R. 1544. A bill to provide faster and smarter funding for 
     first responders, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Homeland Security.
           By Mr. CANNON:
       H.R. 1545. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to treat expenses for certain meal replacement and 
     dietary supplement products that qualify for FDA-approved 
     health claims as expenses for medical care; to the Committee 
     on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. THORNBERRY:
       H.R. 1546. A bill to provide grants to States for health 
     care tribunals, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     the Judiciary.
           By Mr. WOLF (for himself, Mr. Ehlers, and Mr. 
             Boehlert):
       H.R. 1547. A bill to preserve mathematics- and science-
     based industries in the United States; to the Committee on 
     Education and the Workforce.
           By Mr. RYAN of Wisconsin (for himself and Mr. Cardin):
       H.R. 1548. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to provide for collegiate housing and infrastructure 
     grants; to the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. REYNOLDS (for himself, Mr. Cardin, Mr. Portman, 
             Ms. Pryce of Ohio, Mr. English of Pennsylvania, Mrs. 
             Johnson of Connecticut, Mr. Herger, Mr. Ramstad, Mr. 
             Hayworth, Mr. Lewis of Kentucky, Mr. Foley, Mr. Brady 
             of Texas, Mr. Cantor, Ms. Hart, Mr. Chocola, Mr. 
             McDermott, Mr. Lewis of Georgia, Mr. McNulty, Mr. 
             Jefferson, Mr. Pomeroy, Mr. Thompson of California, 
             Mr. Larson of Connecticut, Mr. Emanuel, Mr. Boehner, 
             Mr. Fossella, Mr. Boustany, Mr. Kirk, Mr. Otter, Mr. 
             Young of Alaska, Mr. Gary G. Miller of California, 
             Mr. Shays, Mr. Cummings, Mr. Fortuno, Mr. Towns, Mr. 
             Simpson, Mr. Lynch, and Mr. Skelton):
       H.R. 1549. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to allow an income tax credit for the provision of 
     homeownership and community development, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. HYDE (for himself, Mr. Lantos, and Mr. 
             Menendez):
       H.R. 1550. A bill to authorize assistance for the relief of 
     victims of the Indian Ocean tsunami and for the recovery and 
     reconstruction of tsunami-affected countries; to the 
     Committee on International Relations.
           By Mr. JINDAL (for himself, Mr. Boustany, Mr. McCrery, 
             Mr. Baker, Mr. Melancon, Mr. Jefferson, and Mr. 
             Alexander):
       H.R. 1551. A bill to amend the Outer Continental Shelf 
     Lands Act to provide a domestic offshore energy reinvestment 
     program, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Resources.
           By Mr. JINDAL (for himself and Mr. Souder):
       H.R. 1552. A bill to amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster 
     Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to clarify that the 
     religious status of a private nonprofit facility does not 
     preclude the facility from receiving assistance under the 
     Act; to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
           By Mr. ACKERMAN (for himself, Ms. Ros-Lehtinen, Mr. 
             Pallone, Mr.

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             Crowley, Ms. Watson, and Mr. Menendez):
       H.R. 1553. A bill to prohibit the provision of United 
     States military assistance and the sale, transfer, or 
     licensing of United States military equipment or technology 
     to Pakistan; to the Committee on International Relations.
           By Mr. BILIRAKIS (for himself, Mr. Brown of Ohio, Mrs. 
             Bono, Mr. Case, Mr. Fossella, Mr. Frank of 
             Massachusetts, Mr. Hinchey, Mr. Langevin, Ms. Lee, 
             Ms. Schakowsky, Mr. Smith of Washington, Mr. Towns, 
             and Mr. Waxman):
       H.R. 1554. A bill to enhance and further research into 
     paralysis and to improve rehabilitation and the quality of 
     life for persons living with paralysis and other physical 
     disabilities, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on 
     Veterans' Affairs, 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. BORDALLO (for herself and Mrs. Christensen):
       H.R. 1555. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to provide for the cover over of the refundable portion 
     of the earned income and child tax credits to Guam and the 
     Virgin Islands; to the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. CLAY:
       H.R. 1556. A bill to designate a parcel of land located on 
     the site of the Thomas F. Eagleton United States Courthouse 
     in St. Louis, Missouri, as the ``Clyde S. Cahill Memorial 
     Park''; to the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure.
           By Mrs. CUBIN:
       H.R. 1557. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to provide an election for a special tax treatment of 
     certain S corporation conversions; to the Committee on Ways 
     and Means.
           By Mr. TOM DAVIS of Virginia:
       H.R. 1558. A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to 
     prohibit certain computer-assisted remote hunting, and for 
     other purposes; to the Committee on the Judiciary.
           By Mr. FORD:
       H.R. 1559. A bill to increase the level of funding for the 
     Partnerships in Character Education Program, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Education and the Workforce.
           By Mr. FORD:
       H.R. 1560. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to increase the exclusion equivalent of the unified 
     credit allowed against the estate tax to $7,500,000 and to 
     establish a flat estate tax rate; to the Committee on Ways 
     and Means.
           By Mr. FORD:
       H.R. 1561. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to expand the incentives for adoption and to amend part 
     E of title IV of the Social Security Act to increase adoptive 
     incentive payments; to the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. FOSSELLA:
       H.R. 1562. A bill to protect human health and the 
     environment from the release of hazardous substances by acts 
     of terrorism; to the Committee on Homeland Security, 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. GUTKNECHT (for himself, Mr. Schwarz of Michigan, 
             and Mr. Kennedy of Minnesota):
       H.R. 1563. A bill to establish a Division of Food and 
     Agricultural Science within the National Science Foundation 
     and to authorize funding for the support of fundamental 
     agricultural research of the highest quality, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Science, and in addition to the 
     Committee on Agriculture, 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. HASTINGS of Washington:
       H.R. 1564. A bill to authorize the Secretary of the 
     Interior to convey certain buildings and lands of the Yakima 
     Project, Washington, to the Yakima-Tieton Irrigation 
     District; to the Committee on Resources.
           By Ms. HOOLEY (for herself, Mr. McGovern, Mr. Bishop of 
             New York, Mr. Pallone, Mr. DeFazio, Mr. Owens, Mr. 
             Olver, Mr. Towns, Mr. Kind, Mr. Scott of Georgia, Mr. 
             Grijalva, Mrs. Davis of California, Mr. Blumenauer, 
             Mr. Cardoza, Mr. Kildee, Ms. Kilpatrick of Michigan, 
             Mr. Ross, Mr. Payne, Mr. Holden, Mr. Smith of 
             Washington, Mr. Stupak, Mr. Lantos, Mr. 
             Ruppersberger, Mr. Brown of Ohio, Mr. Pastor, Mr. 
             Larsen of Washington, Mrs. Capps, Mr. Oberstar, Mr. 
             Jackson of Illinois, Mr. Chandler, Mrs. Jones of 
             Ohio, and Mr. Case):
       H.R. 1565. A bill to enhance the benefits and protections 
     for members of the reserve components of the Armed Forces who 
     are called or ordered to extended active duty, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition 
     to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Education and the 
     Workforce, Ways and Means, and Veterans' Affairs, 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. ISSA:
       H.R. 1566. A bill to provide a technical correction to the 
     Federal preemption of State or local laws concerning the 
     markings and identification of imitation or toy firearms 
     entering into interstate commerce; to the Committee on Energy 
     and Commerce.
           By Mr. LaTOURETTE:
       H.R. 1567. A bill to require the Secretary of Housing and 
     Urban Development to provide tenant-based rental housing 
     vouchers for certain residents of federally assisted housing; 
     to the Committee on Financial Services.
           By Mr. LEACH (for himself, Mr. Tanner, and Mr. 
             Abercrombie):
       H.R. 1568. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to permanently reduce estate and gift tax rates to 30 
     percent, to increase the exclusion equivalent of the unified 
     credit to $10,000,000, and to increase the annual gift tax 
     exclusion to $50,000; to the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. LINDER (for himself, Mr. Kingston, and Mr. 
             Waxman):
       H.R. 1569. A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act 
     with respect to the National Foundation for the Centers for 
     Disease Control and Prevention; to the Committee on Energy 
     and Commerce.
           By Mr. LINDER:
       H.R. 1570. A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to 
     provide for the continuation of the program for revitalizing 
     the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; to the 
     Committee on Energy and Commerce.
           By Mr. LoBIONDO (for himself, Mr. Saxton, Mr. 
             Frelinghuysen, Mr. Ferguson, and Mr. Smith of New 
             Jersey):
       H.R. 1571. A bill to prohibit the Secretary of the Interior 
     from issuing oil and gas leases on portions of the Outer 
     Continental Shelf located off the coast of New Jersey; to the 
     Committee on Resources.
           By Mr. MENENDEZ (for himself, Mr. Pallone, Mr. Holt, 
             Mr. Andrews, Mr. Payne, Mr. Rothman, and Mr. 
             Pascrell):
       H.R. 1572. A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social 
     Security Act to improve the coordination of prescription drug 
     coverage provided under State pharmaceutical assistance 
     programs with the prescription drug benefit provided under 
     the Medicare Program, and for other purposes; 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 Mr. MICHAUD (for himself, Mr. Evans, Ms. Berkley, 
             Mr. Ryan of Ohio, Mr. Strickland, and Mr. Udall of 
             New Mexico):
       H.R. 1573. A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to 
     provide that the increase of $250 per month in the rate of 
     monthly dependency and indemnity compensation (DIC) payable 
     to a surviving spouse of a member of the Armed Forces who 
     dies on active duty or as a result of a service-connected 
     disability shall be paid for so long as there are minor 
     children, rather than only for two years; to the Committee on 
     Veterans' Affairs.
           By Mr. MOORE of Kansas (for himself and Mr. Case):
       H.R. 1574. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 and the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation 
     Act of 2001 to restore the estate tax and repeal the 
     carryover basis rule and to increase the estate tax unified 
     credit to an exclusion equivalent of $3,500,000; to the 
     Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mrs. MYRICK (for herself and Mr. Spratt):
       H.R. 1575. A bill to authorize appropriate action if the 
     negotiations with the People's Republic of China regarding 
     China's undervalued currency and currency manipulation are 
     not successful; to the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. OTTER (for himself and Mr. Simpson):
       H.R. 1576. A bill to rename the Snake River Birds of Prey 
     National Conservation Area in the State of Idaho as the 
     Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation 
     Area in honor of the late Morley Nelson, an international 
     authority on birds of prey, who was instrumental in the 
     establishment of this National Conservation Area, and for 
     other purposes; to the Committee on Resources.
           By Mr. POMEROY (for himself, Mr. Allen, Mr. Brown of 
             Ohio, Mr. Cardin, Mr. Holden, Mr. Gonzalez, Mr. 
             Lipinski, and Mr. Obey):
       H.R. 1577. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to retain the estate tax with an immediate increase in 
     the exemption, to repeal the new carryover basis rules in 
     order to prevent tax increases and the imposition of 
     compliance burdens on many more estates than would benefit 
     from repeal, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Ways 
     and Means.
           By Mr. PORTER (for himself, Mr. Van Hollen, Mr. Tom 
             Davis of Virginia, Mr. Foley, Mr. Neal of 
             Massachusetts, Mr. Hoyer, Ms. Pryce of Ohio, Mr. 
             Cantor, Mr. LaTourette, Mr. Wolf, and Mr. McHenry):
       H.R. 1578. A bill to amend title 5, United States Code, to 
     provide for a real estate stock index investment option under 
     the Thrift Savings Plan; to the Committee on Government 
     Reform.

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           By Mr. PRICE of North Carolina:
       H.R. 1579. A bill to amend title 3, United States Code, to 
     extend the date provided for the meeting of electors of the 
     President and Vice President in the States and the date 
     provided for the joint session of Congress held for the 
     counting of electoral votes, and for other purposes; to the 
     Committee on House Administration.
           By Mr. PRICE of North Carolina (for himself, Mr. 
             Castle, Mr. Holt, Mr. Simmons, Mr. Lewis of Georgia, 
             Mr. Bass, Mrs. Maloney, and Mr. Allen):


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       H.R. 1580. A bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign 
     Act of 1971 to clarify the requirements for the disclosure of 
     identifying information within authorized campaign 
     communications which are printed, to apply certain 
     requirements regarding the disclosure of identifying 
     information within communications made through the Internet, 
     to apply certain disclosure requirements to prerecorded 
     telephone calls, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     House Administration.
           By Mr. SIMMONS (for himself, Mr. Foley, Mr. Burgess, 
             Mr. Burton of Indiana, Mr. Kuhl of New York, Mr. 
             Saxton, Mr. Boehlert, Mr. Brown of Ohio, Ms. Ginny 
             Brown-Waite of Florida, Mr. Cox, Mr. Bass, Mr. 
             Boustany, Ms. Carson, Mr. Fitzpatrick of 
             Pennsylvania, Ms. Millender-McDonald, Mr. Lincoln 
             Diaz-Balart of Florida, Mr. Bartlett of Maryland, and 
             Mr. Reynolds):
       H.R. 1581. A bill to allow seniors to file their Federal 
     income tax on a new Form 1040S; to the Committee on Ways and 
     Means.
           By Mr. UPTON (for himself, Ms. Eshoo, Mr. Terry, Mr. 
             Wu, Mr. Becerra, and Mr. Bonner):
       H.R. 1582. A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social 
     Security Act to authorize expansion of Medicare coverage of 
     medical nutrition therapy services; 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 Mr. VAN HOLLEN:
       H.R. 1583. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to repeal provisions relating to qualified tax 
     collection contracts, and for other purposes; to the 
     Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. WELDON of Pennsylvania (for himself, Mr. Allen, 
             Mr. Saxton, Mr. Inslee, Mrs. Drake, Mr. Farr, Mr. 
             Fitzpatrick of Pennsylvania, Mr. Moran of Virginia, 
             Mr. Smith of New Jersey, Mr. Menendez, Mr. 
             Rohrabacher, Ms. Eshoo, Mr. Hunter, Mr. Case, Mr. 
             McIntyre, Mr. McDermott, Mr. Fortuno, Mr. 
             Butterfield, Mr. Kildee, and Ms. Lee):
       H.R. 1584. A bill to develop and maintain an integrated 
     system of coastal and ocean observations for the Nation's 
     coasts, oceans, and Great Lakes, to improve warnings of 
     tsunamis and other natural hazards, to enhance homeland 
     security, to support maritime operations, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Resources, and in addition to 
     the Committee on Science, 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. WICKER:
       H.R. 1585. A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to 
     require Department of Veterans Affairs pharmacies to dispense 
     medications to veterans for prescriptions written by private 
     practitioners, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Veterans' Affairs.
           By Ms. NORTON (for herself, Mr. Tom Davis of Virginia, 
             Mr. Wolf, Mr. Hoyer, Mr. Moran of Virginia, Mr. Wynn, 
             Mr. Cummings, and Mr. Van Hollen):
       H.R. 1586. A bill to establish an annual Federal 
     infrastructure support contribution for the District of 
     Columbia, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Government Reform.
           By Mr. ROYCE (for himself, Mr. Lantos, Mr. Wolf, Mrs. 
             Kelly, and Mr. Snyder):
       H. Con. Res. 127. Concurrent resolution calling on the 
     Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to transfer 
     Charles Ghankay Taylor, former President of the Republic of 
     Liberia, to the Special Court for Sierra Leone to be tried 
     for war crimes, crimes against humanity, and other serious 
     violations of international humanitarian law; to the 
     Committee on International Relations.
           By Mr. SHIMKUS (for himself, Mr. McGovern, Mr. 
             McCotter, Mr. Dreier, Mr. Doggett, Mr. Kucinich, Mr. 
             Cox, Mr. Rogers of Michigan, and Mr. Kingston):
       H. Con. Res. 128. Concurrent resolution expressing the 
     sense of Congress that the Government of the Russian 
     Federation should issue a clear and unambiguous statement of 
     admission and condemnation of the illegal occupation and 
     annexation by the Soviet Union from 1940 to 1991 of the 
     Baltic countries of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania; to the 
     Committee on International Relations.
           By Mr. SHUSTER (for himself and Mr. Murtha):
       H. Con. Res. 129. Concurrent resolution honoring and 
     memorializing the passengers and crew of United Airlines 
     Flight 93; to the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure.
           By Mr. WYNN (for himself, Mr. Upton, Mr. Snyder, Mr. 
             Abercrombie, Mr. Payne, Mr. Waxman, Mr. Rangel, Mrs. 
             Christensen, Mrs. Jones of Ohio, Mr. Ford, Mr. 
             Schiff, and Mr. Gutierrez):
       H. Con. Res. 130. Concurrent resolution expressing the 
     sense of the Congress with respect to the awareness, 
     prevention, early detection, and effective treatment of viral 
     hepatitis, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy 
     and Commerce.
           By Mr. COBLE (for himself, Mr. Butterfield, Mr. 
             Etheridge, Ms. Foxx, Mr. Hayes, Mr. Jones of North 
             Carolina, Mr. McHenry, Mr. McIntyre, Mr. Miller of 
             North Carolina, Mrs. Myrick, Mr. Price of North 
             Carolina, Mr. Taylor of North Carolina, and Mr. 
             Watt):
       H. Res. 203. A resolution expressing support for the 
     International Home Furnishings Market in High Point, North 
     Carolina; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
           By Ms. DeGETTE (for herself, Mr. Cummings, Mr. Watt, 
             and Mr. Udall of Colorado):
       H. Res. 204. A resolution expressing the sense of the House 
     of Representatives that Pasqualine J. Gibbons of Denver, 
     Colorado, an African American woman who valiantly served her 
     country in the Army Air Corps during World War II, was 
     unfairly passed over for promotion and should have held the 
     grade of technical sergeant, rather than private first class, 
     upon her discharge from the service on January 2, 1946; to 
     the Committee on Armed Services.
           By Mr. EDWARDS (for himself and Mr. Istook):
       H. Res. 205. A resolution congratulating the Baylor 
     University Lady Bear Women's Basketball team on winning the 
     2005 NCAA Championship for basketball; to the Committee on 
     Education and the Workforce.
           By Mr. ETHERIDGE (for himself, Mr. Miller of North 
             Carolina, Mr. Price of North Carolina, Mr. Coble, Mr. 
             Watt, Mr. McIntyre, Mr. Jones of North Carolina, Mr. 
             Butterfield, and Mr. McHenry):
       H. Res. 206. A resolution recognizing the 100th anniversary 
     of Garner, North Carolina; to the Committee on Government 
     Reform.
           By Mr. HULSHOF:
       H. Res. 207. A resolution recognizing the 100th anniversary 
     of FarmHouse Fraternity, Inc; to the Committee on Education 
     and the Workforce.
           By Mr. MURPHY (for himself, Mr. Doyle, Mr. McNulty, Mr. 
             Payne, Mr. Hinchey, Ms. Hart, Ms. Bordallo, Mr. 
             Platts, Mr. English of Pennsylvania, Mr. Fitzpatrick 
             of Pennsylvania, Mr. Peterson of Pennsylvania, Mr. 
             Gerlach, Ms. Schwartz of Pennsylvania, Mr. Holden, 
             Mr. Weldon of Pennsylvania, Mr. Case, Mr. Dent, Mr. 
             Shuster, Mr. Towns, Mr. Fattah, Mr. Brady of 
             Pennsylvania, Mr. Skelton, Mr. Smith of New Jersey, 
             Mr. Neugebauer, Mr. Sullivan, Mr. Boehner, Ms. Ros-
             Lehtinen, Mr. Chocola, Mr. Pitts, Mr. Weldon of 
             Florida, Mr. King of Iowa, Mr. Sherwood, Mr. Royce, 
             Mr. Cantor, Mr. Ryun of Kansas, Mr. Ney, Mr. Turner, 
             Ms. Harris, Mr. Bonner, Mr. Bachus, Mr. Burgess, Mrs. 
             Bono, Mr. Kanjorski, Mr. Shimkus, and Mrs. 
             Blackburn):
       H. Res. 208. A resolution recognizing the University of 
     Pittsburgh and Dr. Jonas Salk on the fiftieth anniversary of 
     the milestone discovery of the Salk polio vaccine, which has 
     virtually eliminated the disease and its harmful effects; to 
     the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
           By Mr. SESSIONS (for himself and Mr. Feeney):
       H. Res. 209. A resolution expressing the sense of the House 
     of Representatives that any Social Security reform 
     legislation should include a ``Community Bank Option''; to 
     the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. WEXLER (for himself, Mr. Smith of Texas, Mr. 
             Berman, Mr. Feeney, Mr. Smith of Washington, and Mrs. 
             Bono):
       H. Res. 210. A resolution supporting the goals of World 
     Intellectual Property Day, and recognizing the importance of 
     intellectual property in the United States and worldwide; to 
     the Committee on the Judiciary.

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