PUBLIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS; Congressional Record Vol. 155, No. 157
(House of Representatives - October 27, 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. BARTON of Texas (for himself, Mr. Shimkus, Mrs. 
             Bono Mack, Mr. Terry, Mr. Sullivan, Mr. Burgess, Mrs. 
             Blackburn, and Mr. Walden):
       H.R. 3932. A bill to expand the authority of the Secretary 
     of Health and Human Services to impose debarments in order to 
     ensure the integrity of drug, biological product, and device 
     regulation, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Energy and Commerce.
           By Mr. RANGEL (for himself, Mr. Neal of Massachusetts, 
             Mr. Stark, Mr. Levin, Mr. Van Hollen, Mr. Meek of 
             Florida, Mr. Davis of Illinois, and Ms. Linda T. 
             Sanchez of California):
       H.R. 3933. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to prevent the avoidance of tax on income from assets 
     held abroad, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Ways 
     and Means.
           By Mr. COBLE:
       H.R. 3934. A bill to amend title 5, United States Code, to 
     require at least biennial review of the per diem allowances 
     and the maximum reimbursement amounts established for 
     official travel by Federal employees to localities that 
     include, or that are adjacent to localities that include, 
     certain military installations; to the Committee on Oversight 
     and Government Reform.
           By Mr. LaTOURETTE:
       H.R. 3935. A bill to establish a temporary minimum price 
     for Class II and Class III milk under Federal milk marketing 
     orders, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Agriculture.
           By Mr. POMEROY (for himself and Mr. Tiberi):
       H.R. 3936. A bill to amend the Employee Retirement Income 
     Security Act of 1974 and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to 
     allow

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     time for pensions to fund benefit obligations in light of 
     economic circumstances in the financial markets of 2008, and 
     for other purposes; to the Committee on Education and Labor, 
     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. 3937. A bill to establish a health benefits program, 
     based on the Federal employees health benefits program, to 
     provide health insurance coverage for the President, Vice 
     President, and Members of Congress, and citizens not eligible 
     for coverage under the Federal employees health benefits 
     program; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in 
     addition to the Committees on Oversight and Government 
     Reform, Education and Labor, 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. ADERHOLT:
       H.R. 3938. A bill to suspend temporarily the duty on 
     certain nonwoven polypropylene zippered sleeping bag carry 
     cases, not under 77.5 cm in circumference and not exceeding 
     106.7 cm in circumference; to the Committee on Ways and 
     Means.
           By Mr. FARR (for himself, Mr. Paul, Mr. Cohen, Mr. 
             Rohrabacher, Mr. Frank of Massachusetts, Mr. Hinchey, 
             Mr. Kucinich, Mr. Waxman, Mr. Michaud, Ms. Baldwin, 
             Mr. Berman, Mrs. Capps, Mr. Grijalva, Mr. Polis of 
             Colorado, Mr. Stark, Ms. Woolsey, Mr. Sherman, Mr. 
             Honda, Mr. McGovern, Ms. Schakowsky, Ms. Eshoo, Ms. 
             Berkley, Mr. Moran of Virginia, and Mr. George Miller 
             of California):
       H.R. 3939. A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to 
     provide an affirmative defense for the medical use of 
     marijuana in accordance with the laws of the various States, 
     and for other purpose; to the Committee on the Judiciary.
           By Ms. BORDALLO:
       H.R. 3940. A bill to authorize the Secretary of the 
     Interior to extend grants and other assistance to facilitate 
     a political status public education program for the people of 
     Guam; to the Committee on Natural Resources.
           By Mr. BURGESS:
       H.R. 3941. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to eliminate the temporary increase in unemployment tax; 
     to the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. BURGESS (for himself, Mr. Brady of Pennsylvania, 
             Mr. Gordon of Tennessee, Mr. Marshall, Ms. Eshoo, Ms. 
             McCollum, Mr. Hensarling, Mr. McCotter, Mr. Sessions, 
             Mr. Wittman, Mr. Wolf, Ms. Zoe Lofgren of California, 
             and Mr. Platts):
       H.R. 3942. A bill to provide for the issuance of a veterans 
     health care stamp; to the Committee on Oversight and 
     Government Reform, 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 Mr. COURTNEY (for himself, Mr. Petri, and Ms. 
             Matsui):
       H.R. 3943. A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary 
     Education Act of 1965 to allow members of the Armed Forces 
     who served on active duty on or after September 11, 2001, to 
     be eligible to participate in the Troops-to-Teachers Program, 
     and for other purposes; to the Committee on Education and 
     Labor, 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. FILNER:
       H.R. 3944. A bill to amend part Q of title I of the Omnibus 
     Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize grant 
     funds to be used for Troops-to-Cops program; to the Committee 
     on the Judiciary.
           By Mr. SPRATT:
       H.R. 3945. A bill to suspend temporarily the duty on Himic 
     Anhydride; to the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. STUPAK (for himself and Mrs. Miller of 
             Michigan):
       H.R. 3946. A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution 
     Control Act to prohibit the sale of dishwashing detergent in 
     the United States if the detergent contains a high level of 
     phosphorus, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Transportation and Infrastructure.
           By Mr. SMITH of Texas:
       H. Res. 871. A resolution directing the Attorney General to 
     transmit to the House of Representatives certain documents, 
     records, memos, correspondence, and other communications 
     regarding medical malpractice reform; to the Committee on the 
     Judiciary.
           By Mr. MACK (for himself and Mr. Klein of Florida):
       H. Res. 872. A resolution calling for the Bolivarian 
     Republic of Venezuela to be designated a state sponsor of 
     terrorism for its support of Iran, Hezbollah, and the 
     Revolutionary Armed Forces of Columbia (FARC); to the 
     Committee on Foreign Affairs.
           By Mr. ROHRABACHER (for himself and Mr. Davis of 
             Tennessee):
       H. Res. 873. A resolution establishing a United States 
     Consulate in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq; to the Committee 
     on Foreign Affairs.

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