PUBLIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS
(House of Representatives - November 18, 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. HOLT (for himself, Ms. Linda T. Sanchez of 
             California, Mr. Sires, Mr. Pascrell, Mr. Andrews, Mr. 
             Pallone, and Mr. Rothman of New Jersey):
       H.R. 6425. A bill to prevent harassment at institutions of 
     higher education, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Education and Labor.
           By Mr. KIND:
       H.R. 6426. A bill to authorize the Secretary of the 
     Interior to carry out programs and activities for connecting 
     children and families with the outdoors; to the Committee on 
     Natural Resources, 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. DINGELL (for himself, Mr. Waxman, Mr. Levin, Mr. 
             Stark, and Mr. Pallone):
       H.R. 6427. A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social 
     Security Act to provide for an update under the Medicare 
     physician fee schedule through 2011; to the Committee on 
     Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on 
     Ways and Means, and the Budget, 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. SPEIER:
       H.R. 6428. A bill to exclude from gross income compensation 
     provided by Pacific Gas and Electric Company for victims of 
     the natural gas transmission line explosion occurring in San 
     Bruno, California, and to treat as nontaxable any gain from 
     the involuntary conversion of their property as the result of 
     such explosion, without regard to the rules requiring 
     conversion to property of a similar use; to the Committee on 
     Ways and Means.
           By Mr. HOEKSTRA:
       H.R. 6429. A bill to extend expiring provisions of the USA 
     PATRIOT Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2005 and 
     Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 
     until February 29, 2012; to the Committee on the Judiciary, 
     and in addition to the Committee on 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. MINNICK:
       H.R. 6430. A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to 
     improve educational assistance for veterans who served in the 
     Armed Forces after September 11, 2001, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
           By Mr. McDERMOTT:
       H.R. 6431. A bill to amend title 11 of the United States 
     Code to modify the application of chapter 13 with respect to 
     principal residences that are the subject of foreclosure; to 
     the Committee on the Judiciary.

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           By Mr. CAO:
       H.R. 6432. A bill to promote freedom and democracy in 
     Vietnam; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs.
           By Mr. CAO (for himself, Ms. Ros-Lehtinen, Mr. Smith of 
             New Jersey, Mr. Royce, Mr. Wolf, and Ms. Loretta 
             Sanchez of California):
       H.R. 6433. A bill to impose sanctions on individuals who 
     are complicit in human rights abuses committed against 
     nationals of Vietnam or their family members, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in 
     addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, Ways and Means, 
     and Financial 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 Ms. CASTOR of Florida:
       H.R. 6434. A bill to establish programs to aid in the 
     economic, environmental, and public health recovery of the 
     Gulf States from the damage and harm caused by the blowout of 
     the mobile offshore drilling unit Deepwater Horizon and the 
     resulting degradation of the Gulf over time, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in 
     addition to the Committees on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure, Energy and Commerce, and Science and 
     Technology, 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. CHU (for herself and Ms. Lee of California):
       H.R. 6435. A bill to direct the Secretary of Education to 
     carry out grant programs to provide low-income students with 
     access to high-quality early education programs that promote 
     school readiness, address the achievement gap for English-
     language learners, and encourage bilingualism; to the 
     Committee on Education and Labor.
           By Mr. CONYERS (for himself and Mr. Filner):
       H.R. 6436. A bill to amend the National Labor Relations Act 
     to clarify the intent of Congress for Federal labor law 
     preemption of State and local law, and for other purposes; to 
     the Committee on Education and Labor.
           By Mr. ENGEL (for himself and Mrs. Myrick):
       H.R. 6437. A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security 
     Act to improve the quality, health outcomes, and value of 
     maternity care under the Medicaid and CHIP programs by 
     developing a maternity care quality measurement program, 
     identifying payment mechanism improvements, and identifying 
     essential evidence-based maternity care services; to the 
     Committee on Energy and Commerce.
           By Mr. GRIFFITH:
       H.R. 6438. A bill to provide for the adjustment of status 
     for certain long-term conditional residents; to the Committee 
     on the Judiciary.
           By Mr. HASTINGS of Florida:
       H.R. 6439. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to require certain determinations before the filing of 
     all notices of Federal tax liens and supervisory approval 
     before the filing of certain notices of Federal tax liens, 
     and for other purposes; to the Committee on Ways and Means, 
     and in addition to the Committee on Financial 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. HOEKSTRA:
       H.R. 6440. A bill to amend the Fair Housing Act to provide 
     an exemption for any person seeking to enter into a shared 
     living arrangement with a person sharing similar religious 
     opinions or religious beliefs, and for other purposes; to the 
     Committee on the Judiciary.
           By Mr. LEWIS of Georgia:
       H.R. 6441. A bill to improve the safety of motorcoaches, 
     and for other purposes; to the Committee on Transportation 
     and Infrastructure, 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 Ms. PINGREE of Maine:
       H.R. 6442. A bill to amend title II of the Social Security 
     Act to prevent low-income public servants from falling into 
     poverty by modifying the Government Pension Offset to protect 
     their Social Security widows and spousal benefits; to the 
     Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. ROHRABACHER (for himself, Mr. Owens, and Mr. Lee 
             of New York):
       H.R. 6443. A bill to provide for the design, production, 
     and presentation of a Gold Medal of Remembrance to the 
     children of members of the Armed Forces who die while serving 
     on active duty in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, 
     Operation Iraqi Freedom, or Operation New Dawn, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition 
     to the Committee on Financial 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. ROHRABACHER:
       H.R. 6444. A bill to amend title I of the Patient 
     Protection and Affordable Care Act to provide for appropriate 
     procedures under such title for verification of citizenship 
     status; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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. SPRATT:
       H.R. 6445. A bill to establish the Carolinas Revolutionary 
     Road National Heritage Area in the States of North Carolina 
     and South Carolina, and for other purposes; to the Committee 
     on Natural Resources.
           By Mr. STUPAK:
       H.R. 6446. A bill to authorize the transfer of a naval 
     vessel to the Mackinac Island State Park Commission of the 
     State of Michigan; to the Committee on Armed Services.
           By Mr. THOMPSON of Mississippi:
       H.R. 6447. A bill to eliminate the preferences and special 
     rules for Alaska Native Corporations under the program under 
     section 8(a) of the Small Business Act; to the Committee on 
     Small Business, and in addition to the Committee on Natural 
     Resources, 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. WEINER (for himself, Ms. Berkley, and Mr. 
             Carney):
       H.J. Res. 99. A joint resolution disapproving the issuance 
     of a letter of offer with respect to a certain proposed sale 
     of defense articles and defense services to the Kingdom of 
     Saudi Arabia; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs.
           By Mr. SMITH of New Jersey (for himself, Mr. Wolf, Ms. 
             Eshoo, Mr. Kirk, Mr. Peters, Mr. Franks of Arizona, 
             and Mr. Pitts):
       H. Res. 1725. A resolution condemning and deploring the 
     murderous attacks, bombings, kidnappings, and threats against 
     vulnerable religious communities in Iraq, in particular the 
     attack against Our Lady of Salvation Church in Baghdad on 
     October 31, 2010, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Foreign Affairs, 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 Mr. BUYER (for himself and Mr. Miller of Florida):
       H. Res. 1726. A resolution honoring the service and 
     accomplishments of Kingston Smith, Republican Staff Director 
     and Chief Counsel for the House Committee on Veterans' 
     Affairs; to the Committee on House Administration.
           By Mr. SMITH of Texas:
       H. Res. 1727. A resolution recognizing Rotary International 
     for 105 years of service to the world and commending members 
     on their dedication to the mission and principles of their 
     organization; to the Committee on Oversight and Government 
     Reform.
           By Mr. BARTLETT (for himself, Mr. Hoyer, Ms. Edwards of 
             Maryland, Mr. Kratovil, Mr. Ruppersberger, Mr. 
             Sarbanes, Mr. Cummings, and Mr. Van Hollen):
       H. Res. 1728. A resolution expressing the sense of the 
     House of Representatives regarding the recognition, 
     protection, promotion, and facilitation of the annual JFK 50 
     Mile; to the Committee on Natural Resources.
           By Mr. BILIRAKIS:
       H. Res. 1729. A resolution expressing the sense of the 
     House of Representatives that the United Nations should 
     forthwith take the procedural actions necessary to amend 
     Article 23 of the Charter of the United Nations to establish 
     India as a permanent member of the United Nations Security 
     Council; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs.
           By Mr. KINGSTON (for himself, Mr. Broun of Georgia, Mr. 
             Linder, Mr. Johnson of Georgia, Mr. Shimkus, Mr. 
             Conaway, Mr. Harper, Mr. Barton of Texas, Mr. 
             McMahon, Mr. Holden, and Mr. Thompson of 
             Pennsylvania):
       H. Res. 1730. A resolution commending Bobby Thomson; to the 
     Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
           By Mr. POE of Texas (for himself, Ms. Berkley, Mr. 
             Weiner, and Ms. Ros-Lehtinen):
       H. Res. 1731. A resolution reaffirming Congressional 
     opposition to the declaration of a Palestinian state, and for 
     other purposes; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs.
           By Mr. SIMPSON (for himself, Mr. Sensenbrenner, Mr. 
             Wamp, Mr. Hastings of Washington, Mr. Rehberg, Mr. 
             Lewis of California, Mr. Frelinghuysen, Mr. Hall of 
             Texas, Mr. Calvert, Mr. Alexander, Mr. Ryan of 
             Wisconsin, Mr. Barrett of South Carolina, Mr. 
             Whitfield, and Mr. Barton of Texas):
       H. Res. 1732. A resolution condemning the unilateral 
     decision of the Chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission 
     to begin the closure of the Yucca Mountain license 
     application review and calling on the Nuclear Regulatory 
     Commission to resume license application review activities 
     immediately pending further direction from Congress; to the 
     Committee on Energy and Commerce.
           By Mr. SNYDER:
       H. Res. 1733. A resolution recognizing Mark Twain as one of 
     America's most famous literary icons on the 175th anniversary 
     of his birth and the 100th anniversary of his death; to the 
     Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

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