PUBLIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS; Congressional Record Vol. 155, No. 171
(House of Representatives - November 18, 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 Ms. KILROY (for herself, Mr. Blumenauer, Mr. Al 
             Green of Texas, Ms. Hirono, Mr. Israel, Mr. Moore of 
             Kansas, Mr. Perriello, Mr. Tonko, Mr. Wu, and Mr. 
             Sestak):
       H.R. 4099. A bill to establish incentives to increase the 
     energy efficiency of federally assisted housing; to the 
     Committee on Financial Services.
           By Mr. BROUN of Georgia (for himself, Mr. Gohmert, Mr. 
             Hall of Texas, Ms. Granger, Mr. Cole, Mr. Franks of 
             Arizona, Mr. Shadegg, Mr. Bishop of Utah, Mr. 
             Marchant, and Mr. Posey):
       H.R. 4100. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to provide individual and corporate income tax relief, 
     to reduce the employee share of payroll taxes, and to rescind 
     unobligated stimulus funds, and for other purposes; to the 
     Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee 
     on Appropriations, 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. McDERMOTT:
       H.R. 4101. A bill to amend the African Growth and 
     Opportunity Act and the Trade Act of 1974 to provide improved 
     duty-free treatment for certain articles from certain least-
     developed countries, and for other purposes; to the Committee 
     on Ways and Means.
           By Ms. ROS-LEHTINEN (for herself, Ms. Berkley, Mr. 
             Gingrey of Georgia, Mr. Lincoln Diaz-Balart of 
             Florida, Mr. Minnick, Mr. Royce, Mr. Ross, and Mr. 
             Burton of Indiana):
       H.R. 4102. A bill to require the Secretary of State, in 
     consultation with the Secretary of Defense, to provide 
     detailed briefings to Congress on any recent discussions 
     conducted between United States Government and the Government 
     of Taiwan and any potential transfer of defense articles or 
     defense services to the Government of Taiwan, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs.
           By Mr. KLINE of Minnesota (for himself, Mr. Guthrie, 
             Mr. McKeon, Mr. Hoekstra, Mr. Souder, Mr. Wilson of 
             South Carolina, Mrs. McMorris Rodgers, Mr. Cassidy, 
             Mr. Roe of Tennessee, Mr. Thompson of Pennsylvania, 
             and Mr. Ehlers):
       H.R. 4103. A bill to extend the authority of the Secretary 
     of Education to purchase guaranteed student loans for an 
     additional year, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Education and Labor.
           By Mr. ELLSWORTH:
       H.R. 4104. A bill to direct the Secretary of Transportation 
     to establish and carry out a highway emergency responders 
     safety grant program, and for other purposes; to the 
     Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
           By Mr. ENGEL:
       H.R. 4105. A bill to prohibit smoking near executive, 
     legislative, and judicial branch entryways; to the Committee 
     on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the 
     Committees on House Administration, and 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. HIMES (for himself, Mr. Welch, and Mr. Olver):
       H.R. 4106. A bill to authorize the Secretary of Housing and 
     Urban Development to make grants and loans to owners of 
     federally assisted housing projects for costs of making green 
     retrofit improvements to such projects; to the Committee on 
     Financial Services.
           By Mr. KING of Iowa:
       H.R. 4107. A bill to preserve and protect the free choice 
     of individual employees to form, join, or assist labor 
     organizations, or to refrain from such activities; to the 
     Committee on Education and Labor.
           By Mr. McCLINTOCK:
       H.R. 4108. A bill to authorize the Secretary of the 
     Interior to acquire the Gold Hill Ranch in Coloma, 
     California; to the Committee on Natural Resources.
           By Mr. PASCRELL:
       H.R. 4109. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to allow the low income housing credit to be carried 
     back 5 years, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Ways and Means.
           By Mr. PAULSEN (for himself, Mr. Wilson of South 
             Carolina, Mr. McCarthy of California, Mr. Lee of New 
             York, Mr. Price of Georgia, Mr. Lance, Mr. Burgess, 
             Mr. Neugebauer, Mrs. Bachmann, Mr. Bachus, Mr. Kline 
             of Minnesota, Mr. Barrett of South Carolina, Mr. 
             Bartlett, Mrs. Schmidt, Mr. Roe of Tennessee, Ms. 
             Fallin, Mr. Garrett

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             of New Jersey, Mr. Thompson of Pennsylvania, Mr. 
             Akin, Mr. Carter, Mr. Posey, Mr. Marchant, Mr. 
             Lamborn, Mr. King of Iowa, Mr. Rooney, Mr. Shadegg, 
             Mr. Franks of Arizona, Mr. Conaway, Mr. Cole, Ms. 
             Granger, Mr. Hall of Texas, Mr. Gohmert, Mr. Shimkus, 
             Mr. Hensarling, Mr. Chaffetz, Ms. Jenkins, Mr. 
             Harper, Mr. Lucas, Mr. Terry, Mr. Manzullo, Mrs. 
             Capito, Mr. Heller, Mrs. Lummis, Mrs. Biggert, Mr. 
             Brady of Texas, Mr. McClintock, Mr. Gary G. Miller of 
             California, Mr. Castle, Mr. Fleming, Mr. McHenry, Mr. 
             Putnam, Mr. Smith of Nebraska, Mr. Tiahrt, Mr. 
             Guthrie, Mr. Hunter, Mr. Cao, and Mr. Paul):
       H.R. 4110. A bill to repeal the authority of the Secretary 
     of the Treasury to extend the Troubled Asset Relief Program; 
     to the Committee on Financial Services.
           By Mr. TIAHRT:
       H.R. 4111. A bill to prohibit the prosecution of 
     unprivileged enemy combatants by the Department of Justice; 
     to the Committee on the Judiciary.
           By Mr. YARMUTH (for himself, Mr. Roe of Tennessee, Mr. 
             Mollohan, Mr. Gordon of Tennessee, Mr. Chandler, Mr. 
             Tanner, Mr. Davis of Tennessee, and Mr. Moore of 
             Kansas):
       H.R. 4112. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to modify the requirements for windows, doors, and 
     skylights to be eligible for the credit for nonbusiness 
     energy property; to the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Ms. PINGREE of Maine:
       H. Con. Res. 214. Concurrent resolution providing for an 
     adjournment or recess of the two Houses; considered and 
     agreed to.
           By Mr. EHLERS:
       H. Res. 911. A resolution requesting the Attorney General 
     to appoint a special counsel to investigate allegations 
     regarding the organization ACORN; to the Committee on the 
     Judiciary.
           By Ms. RICHARDSON (for herself, Mr. Rohrabacher, Mr. 
             Thompson of California, and Mr. Calvert):
       H. Res. 912. A resolution recognizing the Aquarium of the 
     Pacific for winning the Super Nova Star of Energy and 
     Efficiency Award and for providing national leadership in 
     marine education, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Natural Resources.
           By Mr. BUTTERFIELD (for himself and Mr. Rogers of 
             Michigan):
       H. Res. 913. A resolution recognizing and commending the 
     American Speech-Language-Hearing Association on the 40th 
     anniversary of the establishment of the Office of 
     Multicultural Affairs; to the Committee on Energy and 
     Commerce.
           By Ms. DeGETTE (for herself, Mr. Smith of Washington, 
             Mr. Al Green of Texas, Mr. Crenshaw, Ms. Eshoo, Mr. 
             Weiner, Ms. Lee of California, Mr. Hill, Mr. Gordon 
             of Tennessee, Mr. Chandler, Ms. Sutton, Mr. Delahunt, 
             Mr. Foster, Mr. Etheridge, Mr. Rush, Mr. Ellsworth, 
             Mr. Braley of Iowa, Ms. Shea-Porter, Mrs. McCarthy of 
             New York, Mrs. McMorris Rodgers, Mr. Gonzalez, Mr. 
             Dent, Mr. Melancon, Mr. Carney, Mrs. Lummis, Mr. 
             Maffei, Mr. Lipinski, Mr. Issa, Mr. Camp, Mr. Price 
             of North Carolina, Mr. Scott of Georgia, Mr. Wu, Mr. 
             Manzullo, Ms. Edwards of Maryland, Mr. Blumenauer, 
             Mr. Markey of Massachusetts, Ms. Eddie Bernice 
             Johnson of Texas, Mr. Engel, Mr. Faleomavaega, Mr. 
             LoBiondo, Mr. Pallone, Mr. Upton, Mr. Gene Green of 
             Texas, Mr. George Miller of California, Mr. Johnson 
             of Georgia, Ms. Ros-Lehtinen, Mr. Langevin, Ms. 
             Schakowsky, Mr. Inslee, Mr. Lewis of California, Mr. 
             Matheson, Mr. McDermott, Mr. McGovern, Mr. Bonner, 
             Mr. Wilson of South Carolina, Mr. Barrow, Mr. 
             Culberson, Mr. Dingell, Mr. Tierney, Mr. Kline of 
             Minnesota, Mr. Lewis of Georgia, Mr. Olver, Mr. 
             Salazar, Mr. Shadegg, Mr. Shimkus, Mr. Spratt, Mr. 
             Tanner, Mr. Pitts, Mr. Sestak, Ms. Castor of Florida, 
             Mrs. Dahlkemper, Mr. Boswell, Mr. Lance, Mr. Doggett, 
             Ms. Bordallo, Mr. Kirk, Mrs. Blackburn, Mrs. Bono 
             Mack, Ms. Waters, Mr. Burgess, Mr. Castle, Mr. Honda, 
             Mr. McMahon, Mr. Doyle, Mr. McIntyre, Mr. Ross, Mr. 
             Abercrombie, Mr. Griffith, Mr. Gingrey of Georgia, 
             Mr. Neal of Massachusetts, Mr. Alexander, Mr. 
             Neugebauer, Mr. Klein of Florida, Mr. Blunt, Mr. 
             Hinojosa, Mr. Bishop of Georgia, Ms. Jackson-Lee of 
             Texas, Ms. Berkley, Ms. Herseth Sandlin, Mr. Buyer, 
             Mrs. Myrick, Ms. Kosmas, Ms. Baldwin, Mr. Poe of 
             Texas, Mr. McCotter, Mr. Walz, Mr. Tiahrt, Mr. Cole, 
             Mr. Childers, Ms. Foxx, Mr. Clay, Mr. Becerra, Mr. 
             Space, Mr. Wamp, Ms. Zoe Lofgren of California, Mr. 
             Price of Georgia, Mr. Kagen, Mr. Waxman, Mr. Tim 
             Murphy of Pennsylvania, Mr. Stearns, Mr. Walden, Mr. 
             Barton of Texas, Mr. Loebsack, Mr. Clyburn, Mr. 
             Kratovil, Mr. Perriello, Mr. Nye, Mr. Hinchey, Mr. 
             Pomeroy, and Ms. Kilpatrick of Michigan):
       H. Res. 914. A resolution supporting the observance of 
     National Diabetes Month; to the Committee on Energy and 
     Commerce.
           By Mr. DONNELLY of Indiana (for himself, Mr. Pence, Mr. 
             Hill, Mr. Burton of Indiana, Mr. Ellsworth, Mr. 
             Souder, and Mr. Carson of Indiana):
       H. Res. 915. A resolution encouraging the Republic of 
     Hungary to respect the rule of law, treat foreign investors 
     fairly, and promote a free and independent press; to the 
     Committee on Foreign Affairs.
           By Mr. RODRIGUEZ (for himself, Mr. Smith of Texas, Mr. 
             Gonzalez, and Mr. Cuellar):
       H. Res. 916. A resolution recognizing the significant 
     contributions of the Fort Sam Houston Memorial Services 
     Detachment to the veterans of the United States Armed Forces; 
     to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
           By Ms. ROS-LEHTINEN (for herself, Mr. Buchanan, Mr. 
             Rooney, Mr. Crenshaw, Mr. Meek of Florida, Mr. 
             Putnam, Mr. Mario Diaz-Balart of Florida, Mr. Klein 
             of Florida, Mr. Mack, Ms. Wasserman Schultz, Ms. 
             Castor of Florida, Mr. Young of Florida, Ms. Corrine 
             Brown of Florida, Ms. Ginny Brown-Waite of Florida, 
             Mr. Wexler, Mr. Lincoln Diaz-Balart of Florida, Mr. 
             Boyd, Mr. Mica, Mr. Miller of Florida, Ms. Kosmas, 
             Mr. Grayson, Mr. Bilirakis, Mr. Stearns, and Mr. 
             Posey):
       H. Res. 917. A resolution recognizing the Florida Keys 
     Scenic Highway on the occasion of its designation as an All-
     American Road by the U.S. Department of Transportation; to 
     the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
           By Mr. SESTAK (for himself, Mr. Dent, Mr. Gerlach, and 
             Mr. Doyle):
       H. Res. 918. A resolution recognizing the 60th Anniversary 
     of Chuck Bednarik's debut in the National Football League and 
     the contributions of all Slovak-Americans; to the Committee 
     on Oversight and Government Reform.
           By Mr. STEARNS (for himself and Mr. Lewis of Georgia):
       H. Res. 919. A resolution supporting the goals and ideals 
     of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Awareness Month; to 
     the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

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