PUBLIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS; Congressional Record Vol. 155, No. 132
(House of Representatives - September 17, 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. RANGEL (for himself, Mr. Skelton, Mr. 
             Blumenauer, Mr. Kind, Mr. Jones, Mr. Kagen, Mr. 
             Stark, Mr. Levin, Mr. McDermott, Mr. Lewis of 
             Georgia, Mr. Neal of Massachusetts, Mr. Tanner, Mr. 
             Becerra, Mr. Doggett, Mr. Pomeroy, Mr. Thompson of 
             California, Mr. Larson of Connecticut, Mr. Pascrell, 
             Ms. Berkley, Mr. Crowley, Mr. Meek of Florida, Mr. 
             Van Hollen, Ms. Schwartz, Mr. Davis of Alabama, Mr. 
             Davis of Illinois, Mr. Etheridge, Ms. Linda T. 
             Sanchez of California, Mr. Higgins, Mr. Yarmuth, and 
             Ms. Ginny Brown-Waite of Florida):
       H.R. 3590. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to modify the first-time homebuyers credit in the case 
     of members of the Armed Forces and certain other Federal 
     employees, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Ways 
     and Means.
           By Mr. CUMMINGS (for himself, Ms. Norton, Mr. Conyers, 
             Ms. Watson, Mr. Rangel, Mr. Meek of Florida, Ms. 
             Waters, Mr. Payne, Mr. Carson of Indiana, and Mr. 
             Watt):
       H.R. 3591. A bill to establish a grant program to enhance 
     existing secondary education programs for the purpose of 
     teaching high school students about the Constitution of the 
     United States and the constitutions of the individual States; 
     to the Committee on Education and Labor.
           By Mr. PASCRELL (for himself, Mr. Reichert, Mrs. 
             Christensen, and Ms. Jackson-Lee of Texas):
       H.R. 3592. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to allow a tax credit for producing oil from recycled 
     waste; to the Committee on Ways and Means, 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. ROYCE (for himself and Ms. Ros-Lehtinen):
       H.R. 3593. A bill to amend the United States International 
     Broadcasting Act of 1994 to extend by one year the operation 
     of Radio Free Asia, and for other purposes; to the Committee 
     on Foreign Affairs.
           By Mr. BACHUS (for himself, Mr. Boehner, Mr. Kanjorski, 
             Mr. Garrett of New Jersey, Mr. Moore of Kansas, Mr. 
             Lee of New York, Ms. Herseth Sandlin, Mr. Rogers of 
             Alabama, Mr. Jones, Mrs. Bachmann, and Mr. Paulsen):
       H.R. 3594. A bill to authorize the Secretary of the 
     Treasury to delegate management authority over troubled 
     assets purchased under the Troubled Asset Relief Program, to 
     require the establishment of a trust to manage assets of 
     certain designated TARP recipients, and for other purposes; 
     to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to 
     the Committee on Rules, 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. GARRETT of New Jersey:
       H.R. 3595. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to reduce the Federal tax on fuels by the amount of any 
     increase in the rate of tax on such fuel by the States; to 
     the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. CONYERS (for himself, Mr. Johnson of Georgia, 
             and Ms. DeGette):
       H.R. 3596. A bill to ensure that health insurance issuers 
     and medical malpractice insurance issuers cannot engage in 
     price fixing, bid rigging, or market allocations to the 
     detriment of competition and consumers; to the Committee on 
     the Judiciary.
           By Mr. DeFAZIO (for himself, Mr. Hinchey, Mr. Oberstar, 
             Mr. Weiner, Ms. Schakowsky, and Mr. Sablan):
       H.R. 3597. A bill to extend certain economic recovery 
     payments, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Ways 
     and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Veterans' 
     Affairs, and Transportation and Infrastructure, 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. GORDON of Tennessee:
       H.R. 3598. A bill to ensure consideration of water 
     intensity in the Department of Energy's energy research, 
     development, and demonstration programs to help guarantee 
     efficient, reliable, and sustainable delivery of energy and 
     water resources; to the Committee on Science and Technology.
           By Mr. CLEAVER (for himself and Mr. Frank of 
             Massachusetts):
       H.R. 3599. A bill to amend the Federal Deposit Insurance 
     Act to provide for deposit restricted qualified tuition 
     programs, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Financial Services.
           By Mr. CLEAVER:
       H.R. 3600. A bill to prohibit the sale and counterfeiting 
     of Presidential inaugural tickets; to the Committee on the 
     Judiciary.
           By Mrs. LOWEY:
       H.R. 3601. A bill to amend the Credit CARD Act of 2009 to 
     provide an earlier effective date, and for other purposes; to 
     the Committee on Financial Services.
           By Mrs. MALONEY:
       H.R. 3602. A bill to allow certain newspapers to be treated 
     as described in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue 
     Code of 1986 and exempt from tax under section 501(a) of such 
     Code; to the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. MARSHALL:
       H.R. 3603. A bill to rename the Ocmulgee National Monument; 
     to the Committee on Natural Resources.
           By Mr. NADLER of New York (for himself, Mr. Serrano, 
             Mr. Filner, Mr. Weiner, Mr. Frank of Massachusetts, 
             Mr. Stark, Mr. Moran of Virginia, Mr. Gutierrez, and 
             Mr. Engel):
       H.R. 3604. A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality 
     Act to exempt certain elderly persons from demonstrating an 
     understanding of the English language and the history, 
     principles, and form of government of the United States as a 
     requirement for naturalization, and to permit certain other 
     elderly persons to take the history and government 
     examination in a language of their choice; to the Committee 
     on the Judiciary.
           By Mr. ROONEY (for himself and Mr. Putnam):

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       H.R. 3605. A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to 
     authorize States to issue special permits to allow the 
     operation of vehicles of up to 95,000 pounds on Interstate 
     System highways for the hauling of livestock; to the 
     Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
           By Mr. WELCH:
       H.R. 3606. A bill to amend the Truth in Lending Act to make 
     a technical correction to an amendment made by the Credit 
     CARD Act of 2009; to the Committee on Financial Services.
           By Mr. BROUN of Georgia (for himself, Mr. Bartlett, Mr. 
             Bishop of Utah, Mr. Scalise, Mr. Smith of Texas, Mrs. 
             Bachmann, Mr. Marchant, Mr. Gingrey of Georgia, Mr. 
             Manzullo, Mr. Shadegg, Mr. Gohmert, Mr. Culberson, 
             Mr. Herger, Mr. Miller of Florida, Mr. Kingston, Mr. 
             Westmoreland, Mr. Deal of Georgia, Mr. Hall of Texas, 
             Mr. King of Iowa, Mr. Akin, Mr. Garrett of New 
             Jersey, Mr. Brown of South Carolina, Mr. Franks of 
             Arizona, Mr. Pence, Mr. Hensarling, Mr. Forbes, Mr. 
             Boozman, Mr. Harper, Mr. Roe of Tennessee, Mr. 
             Linder, Mr. Ryan of Wisconsin, Mr. Heller, Mr. Wilson 
             of South Carolina, Mr. Kline of Minnesota, Mr. 
             Conaway, Mr. Burton of Indiana, and Mr. Price of 
             Georgia):
       H. Res. 748. A resolution recognizing the importance of the 
     property rights granted by the United States Constitution; 
     affirming the duty of each Member of this body to support and 
     defend such rights; and asserting that no public body should 
     unlawfully obtain the property of any citizen of the United 
     States for the benefit of another private citizen or 
     corporation; to the Committee on the Judiciary.
           By Ms. ROS-LEHTINEN (for herself, Mr. Pence, Mr. 
             McCotter, Mr. Burton of Indiana, Mr. Mack, Mr. 
             McCaul, Mr. Lamborn, Mr. Bilbray, Mr. Smith of New 
             Jersey, Mr. Gingrey of Georgia, Mr. Mario Diaz-Balart 
             of Florida, Mr. Lincoln Diaz-Balart of Florida, Mr. 
             Bilirakis, Mr. Bartlett, Mr. Royce, Mr. Poe of Texas, 
             Mr. Tiahrt, and Mr. Schock):
       H. Res. 749. A resolution expressing the sense of the House 
     of Representatives regarding the November 29, 2009, elections 
     in Honduras; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs.
           By Mr. McDERMOTT (for himself, Mr. Dicks, Mr. Baird, 
             Ms. Hirono, Mr. Cohen, Mr. Smith of Washington, Mr. 
             Larsen of Washington, and Mr. Honda):
       H. Res. 750. A resolution congratulating Ichiro Suzuki, 
     outfielder for the Seattle Mariners, for becoming the first 
     player in the history of Major League Baseball with at least 
     200 base hits in nine consecutive seasons; to the Committee 
     on Oversight and Government Reform.
           By Mr. CHANDLER:
       H. Res. 751. A resolution encouraging States to adopt laws 
     that set clear guidelines for contact protocols for personal 
     emergency response systems used by the Nation's senior 
     citizens; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
           By Mrs. HALVORSON (for herself, Mr. Hare, Ms. Bean, Mr. 
             Quigley, Mr. Foster, and Mr. Costello):
       H. Res. 752. A resolution recognizing the tragic loss of 
     life that occurred at the Cherry Mine in Cherry, Illinois, on 
     its 100th anniversary and the contributions to worker and 
     mine safety that resulted from this and other disasters; to 
     the Committee on Education and Labor.
           By Mr. HINCHEY (for himself, Mr. Serrano, Mr. Massa, 
             Ms. Slaughter, Mr. Hall of New York, Mr. Engel, and 
             Mr. Murphy of New York):
       H. Res. 753. A resolution honoring the Hudson River School 
     painters for their contributions to the United States; to the 
     Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
           By Mr. HOLDEN (for himself, Mr. Shuster, Mr. Murtha, 
             Mr. Brady of Pennsylvania, Mr. Dent, Mr. Carney, Mr. 
             Altmire, Ms. Schwartz, Mr. Doyle, Mr. Platts, Mr. 
             Kanjorski, Mr. Gerlach, Mr. Fattah, Mr. Patrick J. 
             Murphy of Pennsylvania, Mr. Thompson of Pennsylvania, 
             Mrs. Dahlkemper, Mr. Pitts, Mr. Sestak, and Mr. Tim 
             Murphy of Pennsylvania):
       H. Res. 754. A resolution honoring the citizen-soldiers of 
     the National Guard of the State of Pennsylvania, including 
     the 56th Brigade Combat Team (Stryker) of the Pennsylvania 
     Army National Guard on its return to the United States from 
     deployment in Iraq; to the Committee on Armed Services.
           By Mr. McMAHON (for himself and Mr. Rooney):
       H. Res. 755. A resolution celebrating the 30th anniversary 
     of the creation of the Office of Special Investigations of 
     the Department of Justice; to the Committee on the Judiciary.
           By Mr. RUPPERSBERGER (for himself and Mr. Souder):
       H. Res. 756. A resolution supporting the goals and ideals 
     of Red Ribbon Week; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.

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