PUBLIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS; Congressional Record Vol. 155, No. 43
(House of Representatives - March 11, 2009)

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                      PUBLIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

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

           By Mr. LUCAS (for himself and Mr. Neugebauer):
       H.R. 1426. A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to prohibit 
     the issuance of permits under title V of that Act for certain 
     emissions from agricultural production; to the Committee on 
     Energy and Commerce.
           By Mr. WAXMAN (for himself, Mr. Pallone, Mr. Deal of 
             Georgia, and Mrs. Emerson):
       H.R. 1427. A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to 
     provide for the licensing of biosimilar and biogeneric 
     biological products, and for other purposes; to the Committee 
     on Energy and 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. FILNER:
       H.R. 1428. A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to 
     direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide wartime 
     disability compensation for certain veterans with Parkinson's 
     disease; to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
           By Ms. WATERS (for herself, Mr. Conyers, Mr. Smith of 
             Texas, Mr. Scott of Virginia, Ms. Lee of California, 
             and Mrs. Christensen):
       H.R. 1429. A bill to provide for an effective HIV/AIDS 
     program in Federal prisons; to the Committee on the 
     Judiciary.
           By Mr. PASCRELL (for himself and Mr. Cantor):
       H.R. 1430. A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social 
     Security Act to permit physical therapy services to be 
     furnished under the Medicare Program to individuals under the 
     care of a dentist; 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. BISHOP of Utah (for himself, Mr. Shadegg, Mr. 
             Sullivan, Mr. Boozman, Mr. Jordan of Ohio, Mr. 
             Gohmert, Mr. Burgess, Mr. Franks of Arizona, Mr. 
             Akin, Mr. McHenry, Mr. Lewis of California, Ms. Foxx, 
             Mr. Herger, Mr. Boustany, Mr. Pitts, Mrs. Myrick, Mr. 
             Broun of Georgia, Mr. Radanovich, Mrs. McMorris 
             Rodgers, Mr. McCarthy of California, Mr. Fleming, Mr. 
             Latta, Mr. Young of Alaska, Mr. Lamborn, Mr. Bachus, 
             Mr. Neugebauer, and Mr. McCotter):
       H.R. 1431. A bill to stimulate the economy and create jobs 
     at no cost to the taxpayers, and without borrowing money from 
     foreign governments for which our children and grandchildren 
     will be responsible, and for other purposes; to the Committee 
     on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committees on 
     the Judiciary, Energy and Commerce, and Science and 
     Technology, 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. BLACKBURN (for herself, Mr. Coble, Mr. 
             Marchant, Mr. Herger, and Mr. Pitts):
       H.R. 1432. A bill to reduce youth usage of tobacco 
     products, to enhance State efforts to eliminate retail sales 
     of tobacco products to minors, and for other purposes; to the 
     Committee on Energy and Commerce.
           By Mr. BOOZMAN:
       H.R. 1433. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to allow a credit against tax for volunteer 
     firefighters; to the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. BOOZMAN:
       H.R. 1434. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to allow a deduction for certain travel expenses of 
     qualified emergency volunteers; to the Committee on Ways and 
     Means.
           By Mr. COFFMAN of Colorado:
       H.R. 1435. A bill to amend the National Trails System Act 
     to clarify Federal authority relating to land acquisition 
     from willing sellers for the majority of the trails in the 
     System, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Natural 
     Resources.
           By Mr. CUELLAR:
       H.R. 1436. A bill to provide for the evaluation of 
     Government programs for efficiency, effectiveness, and 
     accountability; to the Committee on Oversight and Government 
     Reform.
           By Mr. CUELLAR:
       H.R. 1437. A bill to establish a Southern Border Security 
     Task Force to coordinate the efforts of Federal, State, and 
     local border and law enforcement officials and task forces to 
     protect United States border cities and communities from 
     violence associated with drug trafficking, gunrunning, 
     illegal alien smuggling, violence, and kidnapping along and 
     across the international border between the United States and 
     Mexico; to the Committee on Homeland Security, 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. FORTENBERRY:
       H.R. 1438. A bill to prohibit any Federal agency or 
     official, in carrying out any Act or program to reduce the 
     effects of greenhouse gas emissions on climate change, from 
     imposing a fee or tax on gaseous emissions emitted directly 
     by livestock; 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. ISRAEL:
       H.R. 1439. A bill to hold the surviving Nazi war criminals 
     accountable for the war crimes, genocide, and crimes against 
     humanity they committed during World War II, by encouraging 
     foreign governments to more efficiently prosecute and 
     extradite wanted criminals; to the Committee on the 
     Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Foreign 
     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. LoBIONDO (for himself, Mr. Young of Alaska, and 
             Mr. Olson):
       H.R. 1440. A bill to amend title 46, United States Code, to 
     improve maritime law enforcement; to the Committee on 
     Transportation and Infrastructure, 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. MARCHANT (for himself, Mrs. Emerson, Mr. 
             Sessions, Ms. Granger, Mr. Braley of Iowa, and Mr. 
             Ortiz):
       H.R. 1441. A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security 
     Act to allow States to permit certain Medicaid eligible 
     individuals who have extremely high annual lifelong orphan 
     drug costs to continue on Medicaid notwithstanding increased 
     income; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
           By Mr. MATHESON:
       H.R. 1442. A bill to provide for the sale of the Federal 
     Government's reversionary interest in approximately 60 acres 
     of land in Salt Lake City, Utah, originally conveyed to the 
     Mount Olivet Cemetery Association under the Act of January 
     23, 1909; to the Committee on Natural Resources.
           By Ms. MATSUI (for herself, Mrs. Tauscher, Mrs. 
             Maloney, and Mr. Wu):
       H.R. 1443. A bill to ensure that all users of the 
     transportation system, including pedestrians, bicyclists, 
     transit users, children, older individuals, and individuals 
     with disabilities, are able to travel safely and conveniently 
     on and across federally funded streets and highways; to the 
     Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
           By Mr. McDERMOTT (for himself, Mr. Moran of Virginia, 
             Mr. Ruppersberger, Mr. Kennedy, and Mr. Van Hollen):
       H.R. 1444. A bill to establish the Congressional Commission 
     on Civic Service to study methods of improving and promoting 
     volunteerism and national service, and for other purposes; to 
     the Committee on Education and Labor.
           By Mr. McHENRY:
       H.R. 1445. A bill to amend the Securities Exchange Act of 
     1934 to require nationally registered statistical rating 
     organizations to provide additional disclosures with respect 
     to the rating of certain structured securities, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Financial Services.
           By Ms. NORTON:
       H.R. 1446. A bill to amend title 40, United States Code, to 
     authorize the National Capital Planning Commission to 
     designate and modify the boundaries of the National Mall area 
     in the District of Columbia reserved for the location of 
     commemorative works of preeminent historical and lasting 
     significance to the United States and other activities, to 
     require the Secretary of the Interior and the Administrator 
     of General Services to make recommendations for the 
     termination of the authority of a person to establish a 
     commemorative work in the District of Columbia and its 
     environs, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Natural 
     Resources.
           By Mr. PITTS (for himself, Mrs. Myrick, Ms. Baldwin, 
             Mr. Paul, and Mr. Gerlach):
       H.R. 1447. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to exclude from gross income gain on the sale or 
     exchange of farmland development rights; to the Committee on 
     Ways and Means.
           By Mr. RODRIGUEZ (for himself, Mr. Teague, Ms. 
             Giffords, Mr. Ortiz, Mr. Hinojosa, Mr. Grijalva, Mr. 
             Filner, Mr. Edwards of Texas, Mr. Gene Green of 
             Texas, Mr. Cuellar, and Mr. Reyes):

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       H.R. 1448. A bill to authorize the Secretary of Homeland 
     Security and the Attorney General to increase resources to 
     identify and eliminate illicit sources of firearms smuggled 
     into Mexico for use by violent drug trafficking organizations 
     and for other unlawful activities by providing for border 
     security grants to local law enforcement agencies and 
     reinforcing Federal resources on the border, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition 
     to the Committees on Homeland Security, and Foreign 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. ROE of Tennessee:
       H.R. 1449. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to repeal the qualification standard for exterior 
     windows, doors, and skylights; to the Committee on Ways and 
     Means.
           By Mr. ROGERS of Michigan (for himself, Mr. Gene Green 
             of Texas, Mr. Buyer, Mr. Upton, and Mr. Burgess):
       H.R. 1450. A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and 
     Cosmetic Act with respect to counterfeit drugs, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Energy and 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. SHUSTER (for himself and Mr. Brady of 
             Pennsylvania):
       H.R. 1451. A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to 
     allow an exception for the weight limits for certain towing 
     trucks; to the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure.
           By Mr. STUPAK (for himself and Mr. Burgess):
       H.R. 1452. A bill to require the Secretary of Health and 
     Human Services to enter into negotiated rulemaking to 
     modernize the Medicare part B fee schedule for clinical 
     diagnostic laboratory tests and to amend title XVIII of the 
     Social Security Act to adjust the fee for collecting 
     specimens for clinical diagnostic laboratory tests under the 
     Medicare Program; 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. TERRY:
       H.R. 1453. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to extend and expand the homebuyer tax credit; to the 
     Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mrs. MALONEY (for herself, Mr. Bilirakis, Mr. 
             Pallone, Mr. Royce, Mr. McGovern, Ms. Tsongas, Mr. 
             Brown of South Carolina, Mr. Space, Mr. Kennedy, Mr. 
             Sarbanes, Mr. Frank of Massachusetts, Mr. Duncan, and 
             Ms. Berkley):
       H. Res. 236. A resolution urging Turkey to respect the 
     rights and religious freedoms of the Ecumenical Patriarchate; 
     to the Committee on Foreign Affairs.

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