PUBLIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS; Congressional Record Vol. 156, No. 22
(House of Representatives - February 22, 2010)

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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. PERRIELLO (for himself, Ms. Markey of Colorado, 
             Ms. Slaughter, Mr. DeFazio, Mr. Andrews, Mr. Boswell, 
             Mr. Boucher, Mrs. Capps, Mr. Capuano, Mr. Carnahan, 
             Ms. Chu, Mr. Connolly of Virginia, Mrs. Davis of 
             California, Ms. DeGette, Ms. DeLauro, Mr. Ellison, 
             Mr. Garamendi, Mr. Gene Green of Texas, Mr. Grijalva, 
             Mr. Gutierrez, Mr. Hall of New York, Mr. Hare, Ms. 
             Norton, Mr. Holt, Mr. Johnson of Georgia, Mr. Kildee, 
             Ms. Kilroy, Mr. Kissell, Mr. Klein of Florida, Mr. 
             Langevin, Mr. Lujan, Mrs. Maloney, Mr. Markey of 
             Massachusetts, Mr. Massa, Ms. McCollum, Mr. 
             McDermott, Mr. Michaud, Mr. Moran of Virginia, Mr. 
             Nadler of New York, Mr. Olver, Mr. Owens, Mr. 
             Pascrell, Mr. Perlmutter, Mr. Peters, Ms. Pingree of 
             Maine, Mr. Polis of Colorado, Mr. Quigley, Mr. Ryan 
             of Ohio, Ms. Linda T. Sanchez of California, Mr. 
             Scott of Georgia, Ms. Shea-Porter, Mr. Sherman, Mr. 
             Stupak, Ms. Sutton, Mr. Taylor, Mr. Teague, Mr. 
             Tierney, Ms. Titus, Mr. Tonko, Mr. Van Hollen, Ms. 
             Wasserman Schultz, Mr. Welch, Ms. Woolsey, Mr. Wu, 
             Mr. Barrow, and Ms. Hirono):
       H.R. 4626. A bill to restore the application of the Federal 
     antitrust laws to the business of health insurance to protect 
     competition and consumers; to the Committee on the Judiciary.
           By Mr. KRATOVIL:
       H.R. 4627. A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality 
     Act to impose new penalties for the knowing unlawful 
     employment of aliens, and for other purposes; to the 
     Committee on the Judiciary.
           By Mr. GARRETT of New Jersey (for himself, Mr. Adler of 
             New Jersey, Mr. Andrews, Mr. Frelinghuysen, Mr. Holt, 
             Mr. Lance, Mr. LoBiondo, Mr. Pascrell, Mr. Rothman of 
             New Jersey, Mr. Sires, Mr. Smith of New Jersey, Mr. 
             Payne, and Mr. Pallone):
       H.R. 4628. A bill to designate the facility of the United 
     States Postal Service located at 216 Westwood Avenue in 
     Westwood, New Jersey, as the ``Sergeant Christopher R. Hrbek 
     Post Office Building''; to the Committee on Oversight and 
     Government Reform.
           By Mr. LEVIN (for himself, Mr. Frank of Massachusetts, 
             Mr. Peters, Mr. Moore of Kansas, Mr. Dingell, Mr. 
             Kanjorski, Mr. Rangel, Ms. Fudge, Mr. Kildee, Mr. 
             Pascrell, Mr. Lipinski, Mr. Doyle, Ms. Schwartz, Mr. 
             Butterfield, Mr. Etheridge, and Mr. Ryan of Ohio):
       H.R. 4629. A bill to create a loan program to provide funds 
     to State special purpose vehicles for use in collateral 
     support programs and loan participation programs to benefit 
     qualified manufacturers; to the Committee on Financial 
     Services.
           By Mr. ACKERMAN (for himself, Ms. Hirono, Mr. Capuano, 
             Mrs. Maloney, and Mr. Gutierrez):
       H.R. 4630. A bill to amend the securities laws to require 
     that registration statements, quarterly and annual reports, 
     and proxy solicitations of public companies include a 
     disclosure to shareholders of any expenditure made by that 
     company in support of or in opposition to any candidate for 
     Federal, State, or local public office; to the Committee on 
     Financial Services.
           By Mr. ALEXANDER:
       H.R. 4631. A bill to amend section 1105 of title 31, United 
     States Code, to require that annual budget submissions of the 
     President to Congress provide certain information regarding 
     companies in which the Government holds stock, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on the Budget.
           By Mr. BISHOP of New York (for himself, Mr. King of New 
             York, Mr. Lee of New York, Mr. Courtney, Mr. 
             Heinrich, Mr. Kagen, Mr. Weiner, Mr. Peterson, Mrs. 
             Halvorson, Mr. Israel, Ms. Bordallo, Mr. Souder, Mr. 
             Lujan, Mr. McMahon, Ms. Kaptur, and Mr. Grijalva):
       H.R. 4632. A bill to amend the Housing and Community 
     Development Act of 1974 to set-aside community development 
     block grant amounts in each fiscal year for grants to local 
     chapters of veterans service organizations for rehabilitation 
     of their facilities; to the Committee on Financial Services.
           By Mr. BRALEY of Iowa:
       H.R. 4633. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to provide an exemption from employer social security 
     taxes with respect to previously unemployed individuals, and 
     to provide a credit for the retention of such individuals for 
     at least 1 year; to the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. BROWN of South Carolina (for himself, Mr. 
             McIntyre, Mr. Wilson of South Carolina, Mr. Mica, Mr. 
             Barrett of South Carolina, Mr. Jones, and Ms. 
             Kosmas):
       H.R. 4634. A bill to limit the authority of the Secretary 
     of Commerce to implement certain fishery closures unless the 
     Secretary certifies that closure is the only option available 
     for maintaining a fishery at a sustainable level, and for 
     other purposes; to the Committee on Natural Resources.
           By Ms. FUDGE (for herself, Ms. Waters, Mr. Meek of 
             Florida, Ms. Sutton, and Ms. Kilroy):
       H.R. 4635. A bill to require lenders of loans with Federal 
     guarantees or Federal insurance to consent to mandatory 
     mediation; to the Committee on Financial 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. GOHMERT:
       H.R. 4636. A bill to prohibit United States assistance to 
     foreign countries that oppose the position of the United 
     States in the

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     United Nations; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs.
           By Mr. HALL of New York:
       H.R. 4637. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to increase the amount allowed as a deduction for start-
     up expenditures, to provide a standard home office deduction, 
     to increase the amount allowed as a deduction for meals and 
     entertainment expenses of small businesses, and to extend 
     bonus depreciation, and for other purposes; to the Committee 
     on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Small 
     Business, 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. HERSETH SANDLIN (for herself, Mrs. Emerson, Mr. 
             Shuler, Mr. Thompson of Mississippi, and Mr. Himes):
       H.R. 4638. A bill to amend the Richard B. Russell National 
     School Lunch Act to provide commodity assistance to States 
     participating in the school breakfast program established 
     under the Child Nutrition Act of 1966; to the Committee on 
     Education and Labor.
           By Mr. JONES:
       H.R. 4639. A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to 
     authorize the adoption of a military working dog by the 
     family of a deceased or seriously wounded member of the Armed 
     Forces who was the handler of the dog; to the Committee on 
     Armed Services.
           By Mr. LEE of New York (for himself, Mr. Schock, Mr. 
             Lance, Mr. Burton of Indiana, Mr. Burgess, Mr. 
             Bartlett, Mr. Fleming, Mrs. Schmidt, Ms. Granger, Mr. 
             Ryan of Wisconsin, Mr. Akin, Mr. Brady of Texas, Mr. 
             Marchant, Mr. McHenry, Mr. Lamborn, Mrs. Lummis, Mr. 
             Posey, Mr. Hensarling, Mr. King of Iowa, Mr. Rooney, 
             Mr. Jordan of Ohio, Mr. Bilbray, Mr. Paulsen, Mr. 
             Chaffetz, Mr. Souder, Mr. Hoekstra, Mr. Garrett of 
             New Jersey, Ms. Jenkins, Mr. Cao, Ms. Watson, Mr. 
             Ehlers, Mr. Hinchey, Mr. Polis of Colorado, Mr. 
             Minnick, Mr. Carnahan, Mr. Smith of Washington, and 
             Mr. Pomeroy):
       H.R. 4640. A bill to amend title 44, United States Code, to 
     eliminate the mandatory printing of bills and resolutions by 
     the Government Printing Office for the use of the House of 
     Representatives and Senate; to the Committee on House 
     Administration, 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 Ms. ZOE LOFGREN of California (for herself, Mr. 
             Campbell, Mr. Frank of Massachusetts, Ms. Bean, Mr. 
             Filner, and Mrs. Napolitano):
       H.R. 4641. A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to 
     prohibit the making of political robocalls during certain 
     periods, and for other purposes; to the Committee on the 
     Judiciary.
           By Mrs. LOWEY:
       H.R. 4642. A bill to enhance Federal efforts focused on 
     public awareness and education about the risks and dangers 
     associated with Shaken Baby Syndrome; to the Committee on 
     Energy and Commerce.
           By Mr. OBERSTAR (for himself, Mr. DeFazio, and Ms. 
             Edwards of Maryland) (all by request):
       H.R. 4643. A bill to amend chapter 53 of title 49, United 
     States Code, to establish a public transportation safety 
     program; to the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure.
           By Mr. SESTAK:
       H.R. 4644. A bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign 
     Act of 1971 to prohibit a corporation from making any 
     independent expenditure or disbursing funds for any 
     electioneering communication without obtaining the prior 
     approval of a majority of its shareholders, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on House Administration.
           By Mr. KLEIN of Florida (for himself, Mr. Waxman, Mr. 
             Cantor, Mr. LaTourette, and Ms. Giffords):
       H. Con. Res. 236. Concurrent resolution permitting the use 
     of the rotunda of the Capitol for a ceremony as part of the 
     commemoration of the days of remembrance of victims of the 
     Holocaust; to the Committee on House Administration.
           By Mrs. DAVIS of California (for herself and Ms. Ros-
             Lehtinen):
       H. Con. Res. 237. Concurrent resolution authorizing the use 
     of the rotunda of the Capitol for the presentation of the 
     Congressional Gold Medal to the Women Airforce Service 
     Pilots; to the Committee on House Administration.
           By Mr. LEWIS of Georgia (for himself, Mr. Kennedy, Ms. 
             Wasserman Schultz, Mr. McGovern, and Ms. Schakowsky):
       H. Res. 1081. A resolution supporting the goals and ideals 
     of National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention 
     Month; to the Committee on the Judiciary.
           By Ms. EDDIE BERNICE JOHNSON of Texas (for herself, Mr. 
             Hinojosa, and Mrs. Biggert):
       H. Res. 1082. A resolution supporting the goals and ideals 
     of the fourth annual America Saves Week; to the Committee on 
     Financial Services.
           By Mr. KANJORSKI:
       H. Res. 1084. A resolution expressing the condolences of 
     the House of Representatives on the death of the Honorable 
     John P. Murtha, a Representative from the Commonwealth of 
     Pennsylvania; considered and agreed to.
           By Ms. CORRINE BROWN of Florida (for herself, Mr. 
             Oberstar, Mr. Cummings, Ms. Richardson, Ms. Eddie 
             Bernice Johnson of Texas, Mrs. Napolitano, Mr. Hare, 
             Mr. Perriello, Mr. Boswell, Mr. Sires, Mr. Filner, 
             Ms. Norton, Mr. Cohen, Ms. Edwards of Maryland, Mr. 
             Shuler, Ms. Hirono, Mr. Holden, Mr. Costello, Mr. 
             DeFazio, Mr. Davis of Illinois, Mr. Johnson of 
             Georgia, Ms. Jackson Lee of Texas, Mr. Meek of 
             Florida, and Mr. Towns):
       H. Res. 1085. A resolution honoring and celebrating the 
     contributions of African-Americans to the transportation and 
     infrastructure of the United States; to the Committee on 
     Transportation and Infrastructure.
           By Mr. BACA (for himself, Mr. Heinrich, Ms. Richardson, 
             and Mrs. Christensen):
       H. Res. 1086. A resolution recognizing the importance and 
     significance of the 2010 Census and encouraging each 
     community within the Indian Country to name an elder to be 
     the first member of that community to answer the 2010 Census; 
     to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
           By Mr. BARROW (for himself, Mr. Lewis of Georgia, Mr. 
             Johnson of Georgia, Mr. Broun of Georgia, Mr. Bishop 
             of Georgia, Mr. Kingston, Mr. Westmoreland, Mr. Scott 
             of Georgia, Mr. Linder, Mr. Marshall, Mr. Price of 
             Georgia, Mr. Deal of Georgia, and Mr. Gingrey of 
             Georgia):
       H. Res. 1087. A resolution honoring the life of John H. 
     ``Jack'' Ruffin, Jr; to the Committee on the Judiciary.
           By Mr. CONNOLLY of Virginia (for himself, Mr. Wolf, 
             Mrs. Capps, Ms. Baldwin, Ms. Berkley, Mr. 
             Faleomavaega, Ms. Watson, Mr. Inglis, Mr. Scott of 
             Georgia, Mr. Schauer, Mr. Payne, Ms. Schakowsky, Mr. 
             Grijalva, Mr. Lance, Mr. Johnson of Georgia, Mr. 
             Hastings of Florida, Ms. Norton, Mr. Neal of 
             Massachusetts, Mr. Pallone, Mr. Clyburn, Mr. Crowley, 
             Mr. McMahon, Ms. Granger, Mr. McCaul, Mr. Sarbanes, 
             Mrs. Schmidt, Mr. Cohen, Ms. Jackson Lee of Texas, 
             Ms. Richardson, Ms. Harman, Mr. Murphy of New York, 
             Mrs. Maloney, Mr. Schock, Mr. Rohrabacher, Mr. 
             Matheson, and Ms. Lee of California):
       H. Res. 1088. A resolution recognizing the plight of people 
     with albinism in East Africa and condemning their murder and 
     mutilation; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs.
           By Mr. HARE:
       H. Res. 1089. A resolution recognizing the 150th 
     anniversary of Augustana College; to the Committee on 
     Education and Labor.
           By Mr. HASTINGS of Florida (for himself, Mr. Moran of 
             Virginia, Ms. Speier, Mr. Farr, Mr. Grijalva, Mr. 
             Honda, Mr. Gutierrez, Ms. Pingree of Maine, Ms. 
             Berkley, Ms. Watson, Mr. Frank of Massachusetts, Ms. 
             Kilpatrick of Michigan, Ms. Chu, Mr. Filner, Mrs. 
             Christensen, Ms. Richardson, Ms. Roybal-Allard, Mr. 
             Israel, Mr. Hinchey, Mr. Berman, Mr. Dingell, Mr. 
             Cummings, Ms. Jackson Lee of Texas, Mr. Towns, Mr. 
             Lewis of Georgia, Mr. Michaud, and Mr. Polis of 
             Colorado):
       H. Res. 1090. A resolution recognizing the hearing of the 
     Committee on Armed Services of the Senate on the Don't Ask, 
     Don't Tell policy, and the testimony of Secretary of Defense 
     Robert M. Gates and Admiral Michael G. Mullen at the hearing, 
     as an important first step in permitting gay and lesbian 
     Americans to serve openly in the Armed Forces and expressing 
     the sense of the House of Representatives that the policy 
     should be repealed in 2010; to the Committee on Armed 
     Services.
           By Mr. KENNEDY (for himself, Ms. Bordallo, Mr. Davis of 
             Illinois, Mr. Ehlers, Mr. Grijalva, Mr. Gutierrez, 
             Mr. Hinchey, Mr. Langevin, Mr. Loebsack, Mr. Moore of 
             Kansas, Mr. Rodriguez, Ms. Linda T. Sanchez of 
             California, Mr. Yarmuth, Mr. Hare, Mr. Kissell, Ms. 
             Schwartz, Mr. Meeks of New York, and Ms. McCollum):
       H. Res. 1091. A resolution expressing support for 
     designation of the week of February 28 through March 7, 2010, 
     as ``School Social Work Week''; to the Committee on Education 
     and Labor.
           By Mr. LOEBSACK (for himself, Mr. Boswell, Mr. King of 
             Iowa, Mr. Braley of Iowa, and Mr. Latham):
       H. Res. 1092. A resolution congratulating the University of 
     Iowa Hawkeyes football team for winning the 2010 FedEx Orange 
     Bowl; to the Committee on Education and Labor.
           By Mr. MORAN of Virginia:
       H. Res. 1093. A resolution expressing support for 
     designation of March as ``National Whole Child Month``; to 
     the Committee on Education and Labor.
           By Ms. WATSON:
       H. Res. 1094. A resolution commemorating the life of the 
     late Cynthia DeLores Tucker; to the Committee on the 
     Judiciary.

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