PUBLIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS
(House of Representatives - March 09, 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. LEVIN (for himself, Mr. Camp, Mr. Rangel, Mr. 
             Lewis of Georgia, Mr. Neal of Massachusetts, Mr. 
             Becerra, Mr. Doggett, Mr. Pomeroy, Mr. Larson of 
             Connecticut, Mr. Blumenauer, Mr. Pascrell, Mr. 
             Crowley, Mr. Van Hollen, Mr. Meek of Florida, Ms. 
             Schwartz, Mr. Etheridge, Mr. Higgins, Mr. Herger, Mr. 
             Brady of Texas, Mr. Roskam, Mr. Clyburn, and Mr. 
             Mario Diaz-Balart of Florida):
       H.R. 4783. A bill to accelerate the income tax benefits for 
     charitable cash contributions for the relief of victims of 
     the earthquake in Chile, and to extend the period from which 
     such contributions for the relief of victims of the 
     earthquake in Haiti may be accelerated; to the Committee on 
     Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on 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 Mr. WU:
       H.R. 4784. A bill to establish the Internet Freedom 
     Foundation, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Science and Technology.
           By Mr. CLYBURN (for himself, Mr. Whitfield, Mr. 
             Perriello, and Mr. Spratt):
       H.R. 4785. A bill to amend the miscellaneous rural 
     development provisions of the Farm Security and Rural 
     Investment Act of 2002 to authorize the Secretary of 
     Agriculture to make loans to certain entities that will use 
     the funds to make loans to consumers to implement energy 
     efficiency measures involving structural improvements and 
     investments in cost-effective, commercial off-the-shelf 
     technologies to reduce home energy use; to the Committee on 
     Agriculture, 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. CONNOLLY of Virginia (for himself, Mr. Oberstar, 
             Mr. Mica, Mr. Levin, Mr. Towns, and Mr. DeFazio):
       H.R. 4786. A bill to provide authority to compensate 
     Federal employees for the 2-day period in which authority to 
     make expenditures from the Highway Trust Fund lapsed, and for 
     other purposes; to the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Oversight 
     and Government Reform, 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. BALDWIN (for herself and Mr. Sullivan):
       H.R. 4787. A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security 
     Act to improve and protect rehabilitative services and case 
     management services provided under Medicaid to improve the 
     health and welfare of the nation's most vulnerable seniors 
     and children; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
           By Mr. BISHOP of New York (for himself, Mr. Michaud, 
             and Mr. McCotter):
       H.R. 4788. A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to 
     establish limitations on the approval of cooperative 
     arrangements between 2 or more air carriers or between an air 
     carrier and a foreign air carrier, and for other purposes; to 
     the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
           By Mr. GRAYSON (for himself, Mr. Filner, Mr. Polis of 
             Colorado, Ms. Pingree of Maine, Ms. Shea-Porter, Ms. 
             Schakowsky, Mr. Frank of Massachusetts, Mr. Kucinich, 
             Ms. Edwards of Maryland, Ms. Watson, and Ms. Jackson 
             Lee of Texas):

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       H.R. 4789. A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social 
     Security Act to provide for an option for any citizen or 
     permanent resident of the United States to buy into Medicare; 
     to the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. CAPUANO (for himself, Mr. Ackerman, Mr. Filner, 
             Mr. Grayson, Mr. Himes, Mr. Holt, Mrs. Maloney, Mr. 
             Pallone, Mr. Peters, and Ms. Roybal-Allard):
       H.R. 4790. A bill to amend the Securities Exchange Act of 
     1934 to require shareholder authorization before a public 
     company may make certain political expenditures, and for 
     other purposes; to the Committee on Financial Services, and 
     in addition to the Committee on House Administration, 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. CARTER:
       H.R. 4791. A bill to ensure that the victims and victims' 
     families of the November 5, 2009, attack at Fort Hood, Texas, 
     receive the same treatment, benefits, and honors as those 
     Americans who have been killed or wounded in a combat zone 
     overseas and their families; to the Committee on Armed 
     Services, and in addition to the Committee on Oversight and 
     Government Reform, 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. FALEOMAVAEGA:
       H.R. 4792. A bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior, 
     acting through the Minerals Management Service, to conduct a 
     technological capability assessment, survey, and economic 
     feasibility study regarding recovery of minerals, other than 
     oil and natural gas, from the shallow and deep seabed of the 
     United States; to the Committee on Natural Resources.
           By Mr. FRELINGHUYSEN:
       H.R. 4793. A bill to designate the library and archives 
     gallery at the Washington's Headquarters Museum at Morristown 
     National Historical Park in the State of New Jersey, and for 
     other purposes; to the Committee on Natural Resources.
           By Mr. LANCE (for himself, Mrs. Emerson, Mr. Paulsen, 
             and Mrs. McMorris Rodgers):
       H.R. 4794. A bill to prohibit the use of any recommendation 
     of the Preventive Services Task Force (or any successor task 
     force) to deny or restrict coverage of an item or service 
     under a Federal health care program, a group health plan, or 
     a health insurance issuer, and for other purposes; to the 
     Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the 
     Committees on Ways and Means, and 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. MATHESON (for himself and Mr. Terry):
       H.R. 4795. A bill to prohibit restrictions on the resale of 
     event tickets sold in interstate commerce as an unfair or 
     deceptive act or practice; to the Committee on Energy and 
     Commerce.
           By Mr. PATRICK J. MURPHY of Pennsylvania (for himself 
             and Mr. Tim Murphy of Pennsylvania):
       H.R. 4796. A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social 
     Security Act with respect to the application of Medicare 
     secondary payer rules for certain claims; 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. QUIGLEY:
       H.R. 4797. A bill to amend title 40, United States Code, to 
     direct the Administrator of General Services to incorporate 
     bird-safe building materials and design features into public 
     buildings, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Transportation and Infrastructure.
           By Mr. SIMPSON (for himself and Mr. Conaway):
       H.R. 4798. A bill to allow small public water systems to 
     request an exemption from the requirements of any national 
     primary drinking water regulation for a naturally occurring 
     contaminant, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Energy and Commerce.
           By Mr. SPACE:
       H.R. 4799. A bill to direct the Secretary of Health and 
     Human Services to develop a strategic plan to retrain 
     displaced workers to become health care professionals serving 
     areas with a shortage of such professionals, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
           By Mr. BAIRD (for himself and Mr. Inglis):
       H. Con. Res. 250. Concurrent resolution congratulating the 
     people of Iraq on their resolve to vote in a national 
     parliamentary election on March 7, 2010, in the face of 
     adversity; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs.
           By Mr. HINOJOSA (for himself, Mr. Berman, Mr. Engel, 
             Ms. Lee of California, Ms. Roybal-Allard, Ms. Ros-
             Lehtinen, Mr. Faleomavaega, Mr. Cuellar, Mr. Burton 
             of Indiana, Mr. Cardoza, Mr. Reyes, Mrs. Napolitano, 
             Mr. Gutierrez, Mr. Baca, Mr. Meeks of New York, Mr. 
             Sires, Mr. Clay, Ms. Speier, Mr. Lujan, Ms. Waters, 
             Mr. Gene Green of Texas, Mr. Ortiz, Mr. Rodriguez, 
             Mr. Gonzalez, Mr. Lincoln Diaz-Balart of Florida, Mr. 
             Salazar, Mr. Doggett, Mr. Ryan of Wisconsin, Mr. 
             Pierluisi, Mr. Sablan, Mr. Pastor of Arizona, and Mr. 
             Farr):
       H. Res. 1144. A resolution expressing condolences to the 
     families of the victims of the February 27, 2010, earthquake 
     in Chile, as well as solidarity with and support for the 
     people of Chile as they plan for recovery and reconstruction; 
     to the Committee on Foreign Affairs.
           By Ms. GIFFORDS (for herself and Mr. Grijalva):
       H. Res. 1145. A resolution recognizing the University of 
     Arizona's 125 years of dedication to excellence in higher 
     education; to the Committee on Education and Labor.
           By Ms. SPEIER:
       H. Res. 1147. A resolution amending the Rules of the House 
     of Representatives to require a Member, Delegate, or Resident 
     Commissioner to hold an explanatory public meeting prior to 
     the submission of congressional earmark requests; to the 
     Committee on Standards of Official Conduct.
           By Mr. BAIRD (for himself and Mr. Fortenberry):
       H. Res. 1148. A resolution expressing support for the 
     mission and goals of the World Economic Forum; to the 
     Committee on Foreign Affairs.
           By Mr. BISHOP of Utah:
       H. Res. 1149. A resolution supporting the goals and ideals 
     of National Charter School Week, to be held May 2 through May 
     8, 2010; to the Committee on Education and Labor.
           By Ms. JACKSON LEE of Texas (for herself, Mr. 
             Culberson, Mr. Al Green of Texas, Ms. Eddie Bernice 
             Johnson of Texas, Ms. Kosmas, Mr. Gene Green of 
             Texas, Mr. Hinojosa, Mr. Ortiz, Mr. Smith of Texas, 
             Mr. Reyes, Mr. Rodriguez, Mr. Gonzalez, Mr. Cuellar, 
             Ms. Watson, Mr. Carter, Mr. Miller of Florida, and 
             Mr. Olson):
       H. Res. 1150. A resolution designating the National 
     Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) as a National 
     Security Interest and Asset; to the Committee on Science and 
     Technology.
           By Mr. McDERMOTT (for himself, Mr. Larsen of 
             Washington, and Mr. Baird):
       H. Res. 1151. A resolution recognizing and congratulating 
     Apolo Anton Ohno for his historic performances in short track 
     speed skating at the 2002, 2006, and 2010 Olympic Winter 
     Games and congratulating him for winning more Olympic Winter 
     Games medals than any other American athlete; to the 
     Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
           By Ms. MOORE of Wisconsin (for herself and Mr. Berman):
       H. Res. 1152. A resolution celebrating Volunteers in 
     Service to America (VISTA) on its 45th anniversary and 
     recognizing the national service program's contribution to 
     the fight against poverty; to the Committee on Education and 
     Labor.
           By Mr. RAHALL (for himself, Mr. Mollohan, and Mrs. 
             Capito):
       H. Res. 1153. A resolution recognizing the heroic efforts 
     of the West Virginia National Guard and local responders for 
     their work rescuing 17 individuals from a downed military 
     helicopter on a rugged, snow-covered mountain on the 
     Pocahontas-Randolph county line; to the Committee on Armed 
     Services.
           By Mr. SESTAK (for himself, Mr. McCaul, Mr. Melancon, 
             Mr. Grijalva, Mr. Doggett, Mrs. Blackburn, Mr. Cole, 
             and Ms. Speier):
       H. Res. 1154. A resolution expressing support for 
     designation of September 13, 2010, as ``National Childhood 
     Cancer Awareness Day''; to the Committee on Energy and 
     Commerce.

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