PUBLIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS; Congressional Record Vol. 155, No. 143
(House of Representatives - October 06, 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. BUYER (for himself and Mr. Michaud):
       H.R. 3719. A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to 
     establish in the Department of Veterans Affairs a Veterans 
     Economic Opportunity Administration, and for other purposes; 
     to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
           By Mr. HARE (for himself, Mr. Schock, Mr. Braley of 
             Iowa, and Mr. Boswell):
       H.R. 3720. A bill to direct the Secretary of Transportation 
     to promulgate a rule to improve the daytime and nighttime 
     visibility of agricultural equipment that may be operated on 
     a public road; to the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure.
           By Mr. GEORGE MILLER of California (for himself, Mr. 
             Conyers, Mr. Andrews, Mr. Nadler of New York, Mr. 
             Courtney, Ms. Chu, Ms. Clarke, Mr. Holt, Mr. Hare, 
             Mr. Kildee, Mr. Loebsack, Mr. Sablan, Mr. Scott of 
             Virginia, Ms. Hirono, Ms. Woolsey, Mr. Bishop of New 
             York, and Mr. Sestak):
       H.R. 3721. A bill to amend the Age Discrimination in 
     Employment Act of 1967 to clarify the appropriate standard of 
     proof; to the Committee on Education and Labor, 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 Mrs. KIRKPATRICK of Arizona:
       H.R. 3722. A bill to amend the Small Business Investment 
     Act of 1958 to improve the New Markets Venture Capital and 
     Renewable Fuel Capital Investment Programs, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Small Business.
           By Mrs. HALVORSON:
       H.R. 3723. A bill to amend the Small Business Act to 
     improve the activities carried out under section 7(a) of such 
     Act, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Small 
     Business.
           By Ms. BERKLEY (for herself, Mr. Abercrombie, Mr. Brady 
             of Texas, Ms. Eddie Bernice Johnson of Texas, Mr. Sam 
             Johnson of Texas, Mr. Lewis of Georgia, Ms. Zoe 
             Lofgren of California, Ms. Schwartz, Mr. 
             Sensenbrenner, and Mr. Thompson of California):
       H.R. 3724. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to expand the tip tax credit to employers of 
     cosmetologists and to promote tax compliance in the 
     cosmetology sector; to the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. CASTLE (for himself and Mr. Capuano):
       H.R. 3725. A bill to relieve traffic congestion; to the 
     Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
           By Mrs. CHRISTENSEN:
       H.R. 3726. A bill to establish the Castle Nugent National 
     Historic Site at St. Croix, United States Virgin Islands, and 
     for other purposes; to the Committee on Natural Resources.

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           By Ms. DeGETTE (for herself, Ms. Berkley, Mr. 
             Blumenauer, Ms. Matsui, Mr. Polis, Ms. Titus, Mrs. 
             Napolitano, and Mr. Perlmutter):
       H.R. 3727. A bill to enhance the ability of drinking water 
     utilities in the United States to develop and implement 
     climate change adaptation programs and policies, and for 
     other purposes; to the Committee on Science and Technology.
           By Mr. HASTINGS of Florida:
       H.R. 3728. A bill to make certain improvements in the laws 
     applicable to the detention of individuals at United States 
     detainment facilities, and for other purposes; to the 
     Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees 
     on Armed Services, and Intelligence (Permanent Select), 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. HERGER:
       H.R. 3729. A bill to amend section 31 of the Small Business 
     Act with respect to awarding contract opportunities to 
     qualified HUBZone small business concerns, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Small Business.
           By Ms. EDDIE BERNICE JOHNSON of Texas:
       H.R. 3730. A bill to provide for financial literacy 
     education; to the Committee on Education and Labor.
           By Mr. LUJAN (for himself, Mr. Sires, Mr. Miller of 
             North Carolina, Mr. Gonzalez, Mr. Wu, Ms. Matsui, 
             Mrs. Napolitano, Mr. Sablan, Mr. Baca, Mr. Larson of 
             Connecticut, Mr. Olver, Mr. Crowley, Ms. Roybal-
             Allard, Ms. Hirono, Mr. Tonko, Mr. Grijalva, Mr. 
             Hinojosa, Mr. Reyes, Mr. Ortiz, Mrs. Christensen, Mr. 
             Perriello, Mr. Teague, and Mr. Heinrich):
       H.R. 3731. A bill to require the Secretary of Energy, in 
     coordination with the Secretary of Labor, to establish a 
     program to provide for workforce training and education, at 
     community colleges, in sustainable energy; to the Committee 
     on Education and Labor.
           By Mr. MITCHELL (for himself and Mr. Heller):
       H.R. 3732. A bill to prohibit an agency or department of 
     the United States from establishing or implementing an 
     internal policy that discourages or prohibits the selection 
     of a resort or vacation destination as the location for a 
     conference or event, and for other purposes; to the Committee 
     on Oversight and Government Reform.
           By Mr. SESTAK:
       H.R. 3733. A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to 
     expand the eligibility of members of the Armed Forces to 
     participate in programs of higher education offered by the 
     Community College of the Air Force; to the Committee on Armed 
     Services.
           By Mr. SIRES (for himself, Mr. Payne, Mr. Davis of 
             Illinois, Ms. Schakowsky, Mr. Blumenauer, Mrs. 
             Maloney, Mr. Towns, Mr. Rothman of New Jersey, Mr. 
             McMahon, Mr. Fattah, Mr. Jackson of Illinois, Mr. 
             Rush, Mr. Quigley, Mr. Gutierrez, Mr. Lipinski, Mr. 
             Davis of Alabama, Mr. Cohen, Mr. Rodriguez, Mrs. 
             Christensen, Mr. Lewis of Georgia, Mr. Kennedy, Mr. 
             Serrano, and Mr. Capuano):
       H.R. 3734. A bill to authorize the Secretary of Housing and 
     Urban Development to establish and carry out an urban 
     revitalization and livable communities program to provide 
     Federal grants to urban areas for the rehabilitation of 
     critically needed recreational areas and facilities and 
     development of improved recreation programs, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Financial Services, and in 
     addition to the Committee on Education and Labor, 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. TIAHRT (for himself, Mr. Moore of Kansas, Ms. 
             Jenkins, and Mr. Moran of Kansas):
       H.R. 3735. A bill to authorize and request the President to 
     award the Medal of Honor posthumously to Captain Emil Kapaun 
     of the United States Army for acts of valor during the Korean 
     War; to the Committee on Armed Services.
           By Mrs. LOWEY:
       H. Con. Res. 194. Concurrent resolution supporting the 
     goals and ideals of ``Lights On Afterschool!'', a national 
     celebration of after-school programs; to the Committee on 
     Education and Labor.
           By Mr. DANIEL E. LUNGREN of California:
       H. Con. Res. 195. Concurrent resolution honoring the 
     service and sacrifice of members of the United States Armed 
     Forces who are serving in, or have served in, Operation 
     Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom; to the 
     Committee on Armed Services, 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. SHADEGG:
       H. Res. 796. A resolution expressing the sense of the House 
     of Representatives that no American should be penalized for 
     failing to purchase Government-mandated health coverage; 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 Ms. CLARKE (for herself, Mr. Daniel E. Lungren of 
             California, Mr. Wu, Mr. Thompson of Mississippi, Mr. 
             King of New York, Mr. Gordon of Tennessee, Mr. 
             Cuellar, Mr. Carnahan, Mr. Himes, Ms. Kilroy, Mr. 
             Lujan, Mr. Langevin, Ms. Richardson, Ms. Loretta 
             Sanchez of California, and Ms. Fudge):
       H. Res. 797. A resolution expressing the sense of Congress 
     with respect to raising awareness and enhancing the state of 
     cyber security in the United States, and supporting the goals 
     and ideals of the sixth annual National Cyber Security 
     Awareness Month; to the Committee on Science and Technology.
           By Mr. McDERMOTT (for himself, Mr. Royce, Mr. Crowley, 
             Mr. Pallone, Mr. Wilson of South Carolina, Ms. Ros-
             Lehtinen, and Mr. Ackerman):
       H. Res. 798. A resolution conveying the best wishes of the 
     House of Representatives to those celebrating Diwali; to the 
     Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
           By Ms. SPEIER (for herself, Ms. Hirono, Mr. 
             Faleomavaega, Ms. Bordallo, Mr. Sablan, Mr. Cao, Mr. 
             Scott of Virginia, Mr. Filner, Ms. Chu, Ms. 
             Richardson, Mr. George Miller of California, Mr. 
             Baca, Mrs. Capps, Mr. Thompson of California, Mr. 
             Ross, Mr. Sires, Mr. Honda, Mr. Bilbray, Mr. 
             Grijalva, Mr. Costa, Mr. Connolly of Virginia, Mr. 
             Ruppersberger, Mr. Inglis, Ms. Woolsey, Mr. Burton of 
             Indiana, and Mr. Wu):
       H. Res. 800. A resolution expressing sympathy for the 
     citizens of the Philippines dealing with Tropical Storm 
     Ketsana and Typhoon Parma; to the Committee on Foreign 
     Affairs.
           By Mr. PAYNE (for himself, Ms. Corrine Brown of 
             Florida, Mr. Hastings of Florida, Ms. Jackson-Lee of 
             Texas, Mr. Johnson of Georgia, Ms. Kilpatrick of 
             Michigan, Mr. Meeks of New York, Ms. Moore of 
             Wisconsin, Mr. Rush, Mr. Towns, and Mr. Rangel):
       H. Res. 801. A resolution expressing congratulations and 
     support for the appointment of former President William J. 
     Clinton as United Nations Special Envoy for Haiti, and for 
     other purposes; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs.
           By Mr. SESTAK (for himself and Mr. McGovern):
       H. Res. 802. A resolution recognizing the commencement of 
     the 9th year of Operation Enduring Freedom and the sacrifice 
     and contributions of United States service members and their 
     families in support of Operation Enduring Freedom; to the 
     Committee on Armed Services.
           By Mr. SPACE (for himself and Mr. Terry):
       H. Res. 803. A resolution expressing the support of the 
     House of Representatives regarding the merits and benefits of 
     the Laundry Environmental Stewardship Program (ESP) program, 
     which improves the environment through textile services 
     industry wide conservation of water and energy, reducing 
     pollutants, and using safer surfactants; to the Committee on 
     Energy and Commerce.

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