PUBLIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS
(House of Representatives - September 14, 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. HASTINGS of Washington:
       H.R. 6107. A bill to amend section 301(d) of the Hoover 
     Power Plant Act of 1984 to provide for notice regarding 
     certification of certain projects, and for other purposes; to 
     the Committee on Natural Resources.
           By Mr. BURGESS (for himself, Mr. McCaul, Mr. Barton of 
             Texas, Mr. Gohmert, Mr. Culberson, Mr. Olson, Mr. Poe 
             of Texas, Mr. Smith of Texas, Mr. Hensarling, Mr. 
             Conaway, Mr. Thornberry, Mr. Sessions, Mr. Paul, Mr. 
             Carter, Mr. Brady of Texas, Ms. Granger, Mr. 
             Neugebauer, and Mr. Hall of Texas):
       H.R. 6108. A bill to strike certain provisions of Public 
     Law 111-226 relating to Texas and the Education Jobs Fund; to 
     the Committee on Education and Labor.
           By Ms. BALDWIN (for herself, Mr. Waxman, Mr. Pallone, 
             and Mrs. Christensen):
       H.R. 6109. A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to 
     require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to ensure 
     that each HHS health service program or HHS health survey 
     provides, to the extent the Secretary determines appropriate 
     and practicable, for the voluntary collection of data on the 
     sexual orientation and gender identity of individuals who 
     apply for or receive health services through such program, or 
     who respond to such survey; to the Committee on Energy and 
     Commerce.
           By Mr. BUTTERFIELD:
       H.R. 6110. A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to 
     reauthorize telehealth and telemedicine grant programs; to 
     the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
           By Mr. VAN HOLLEN:
       H.R. 6111. A bill to amend the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal 
     Development Act to extend to the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal 
     National Historical Park Commission; to the Committee on 
     Natural Resources.
           By Mr. SCALISE:
       H.R. 6112. A bill to provide for restoration of the coastal 
     areas of the Gulf of Mexico affected by the Deepwater Horizon 
     oil spill, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committee on 
     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. ROGERS of Kentucky (for himself, Mr. Rahall, Mr. 
             Boucher, Mr. Davis of Kentucky, Mr. Young of Alaska, 
             Mr. Duncan, Mr. Space, Mr. Aderholt, Mr. Guthrie, 
             Mrs. Capito, Mr. Wilson of Ohio, and Mr. Whitfield):
       H.R. 6113. A bill to protect electricity reliability by 
     prohibiting the use of funds for carrying out certain 
     policies and procedures that adversely affect domestic coal 
     mining operations, and for other purposes; to the Committee 
     on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the 
     Committees on Energy and Commerce, and 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 Mrs. CHRISTENSEN:
       H.R. 6114. A bill to authorize the acquisition of land for 
     Virgin Islands National Park, and for other purposes; to the 
     Committee on Natural Resources.
           By Mr. KISSELL (for himself, Mrs. Myrick, Mr. McIntyre, 
             Mr. Jones, Mr. Price of North Carolina, Mr. 
             Etheridge, Mr. Butterfield, Mr. Miller of North 
             Carolina, and Mr. Shuler):
       H.R. 6115. A bill to require the Secretary of the Interior 
     to convey the McKinney Lake National Fish Hatchery to the 
     State of North Carolina, and for other purposes; to the 
     Committee on Natural Resources.
           By Mr. LARSON of Connecticut (for himself, Mr. Jones, 
             Mr. Capuano, Ms. Pingree of Maine, Mr. Holt, Mr. 
             Platts, Mr. Nadler of New York, Mr. Cooper, Mr. 
             Heinrich, Mr. Polis, Ms. Edwards of Maryland, and Mr. 
             Doyle):
       H.R. 6116. A bill to reform the financing of House 
     elections, and for other purposes; to the Committee on House 
     Administration, 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. McDERMOTT (for himself, Mr. Blumenauer, Mr. 
             Pomeroy, and Ms. Linda T. Sanchez of California):
       H.R. 6117. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to repeal the limitation on the issuance of new clean 
     renewable energy bonds and to terminate eligibility of 
     governmental bodies to issue such bonds, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Ms. NORTON:
       H.R. 6118. A bill to designate the facility of the United 
     States Postal Service located at 2 Massachusetts Avenue, 
     N.E., in Washington, D.C., as the ``Dorothy I. Height Post 
     Office Building''; to the Committee on Oversight and 
     Government Reform.
           By Mr. PALLONE:
       H.R. 6119. A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution 
     Control Act to ensure the safe and proper use of dispersants 
     in the event of an oil spill or release of hazardous 
     substances, 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 Mr. PASTOR of Arizona:
       H.R. 6120. A bill to direct the Secretary of Commerce to 
     establish a technology deployment and early-stage business 
     investment grant program, and for other purposes; to the 
     Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, 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. SESTAK:
       H.R. 6121. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code to 
     extend the production tax credit and investment tax credit, 
     to increase the investment tax credit with respect to 
     equipment used to generate electricity by geothermal power, 
     and to extend specified energy property grants under the 
     American Recovery and Reinvestment Act; 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. THOMPSON of Mississippi (for himself, Ms. 
             Jackson Lee of Texas, and Ms. Richardson):
       H.R. 6122. A bill to enhance homeland security, including 
     domestic preparedness and collective response to terrorism, 
     by improving the Federal Protective Service, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Homeland 
     Security, 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. WALZ (for himself, Mr. Miller of Florida, Mr. 
             Bilirakis, and Mr. Pascrell):
       H.R. 6123. A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to 
     improve the provision of rehabilitative services for veterans 
     with traumatic brain injury, and for other purposes; to the 
     Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
           By Mr. WU:
       H.R. 6124. A bill to amend certain provisions of the 
     Natural Gas Act relating to exportation or importation of 
     natural gas, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Energy and Commerce.
           By Ms. ROS-LEHTINEN (for herself and Mr. Sires):
       H. Con. Res. 315. Concurrent resolution recognizing the 
     formation and supporting the objectives of the Friends of 
     Israel Initiative; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs.
           By Mr. GARRETT of New Jersey (for himself, Mr. Duncan, 
             Mr. Jones, and Mr. Coffman of Colorado):
       H. Con. Res. 316. Concurrent resolution expressing the 
     sense of Congress that Taiwan and its 23,000,000 people 
     deserve membership in the United Nations; to the Committee on 
     Foreign Affairs.
           By Mr. HOYER (for himself and Mr. Boehner):
       H. Res. 1610. A resolution expressing the sense of the 
     House of Representatives regarding the terrorist attacks 
     launched against the United States on September 11, 2001; to 
     the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and in 
     addition to the Committees on Foreign Affairs, Armed 
     Services, Transportation and Infrastructure, the Judiciary, 
     Homeland Security, and Intelligence

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     (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. GRIJALVA (for himself, Mr. Lujan, Mr. Reyes, Mr. 
             Rodriguez, Mr. Crowley, Mr. Hinojosa, Ms. Clarke, Mr. 
             Sires, Mrs. Capps, Mr. Pierluisi, Mr. Ortiz, Mrs. 
             Napolitano, Mr. Gonzalez, Mr. Cardoza, Mr. Baca, and 
             Ms. Velazquez):
       H. Res. 1611. A resolution expressing support for 
     designation of the week beginning September 19, 2010, as 
     ``National Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week``; to the 
     Committee on Education and Labor. considered and agreed to. 
     considered and agreed to.
           By Mr. LATTA (for himself, Mr. Pence, Mr. McCarthy of 
             California, Mrs. Blackburn, Mr. Bishop of Utah, Mr. 
             Young of Florida, Mr. Royce, Mr. Duncan, Mr. 
             Neugebauer, Mr. Kline of Minnesota, Mr. Forbes, Mr. 
             Etheridge, Mr. Ortiz, Mr. Stearns, Mr. Smith of 
             Texas, Mr. Chaffetz, Mr. Alexander, Mrs. McMorris 
             Rodgers, Mr. Scalise, Mr. Bartlett, Mr. Cao, Mr. 
             Garrett of New Jersey, Mr. Heller, Mr. Jordan of 
             Ohio, Mr. Bachus, Mr. Akin, Mr. Young of Alaska, Mr. 
             Guthrie, Mr. Davis of Kentucky, Mr. Barton of Texas, 
             Ms. Foxx, Mr. Gordon of Tennessee, Mr. Broun of 
             Georgia, Mr. Franks of Arizona, Mr. Paul, Mr. Gingrey 
             of Georgia, Mr. Manzullo, Mr. Issa, Mr. LaTourette, 
             Mr. Wolf, Mr. Camp, Mr. Campbell, Mrs. Emerson, Mr. 
             Austria, Mr. Rooney, Mr. McCaul, Mr. Shimkus, Mr. 
             Olson, Mr. Donnelly of Indiana, Mrs. Miller of 
             Michigan, Mr. Calvert, Mr. Coble, Mr. Herger, Mr. 
             Luetkemeyer, Mr. Thompson of Pennsylvania, Mr. Smith 
             of Nebraska, Mr. Lamborn, Mr. Gallegly, Mr. Griffith, 
             and Mr. Fortenberry):
       H. Res. 1612. A resolution expressing the support for and 
     honoring September 17, 2010 as ``Constitution Day''; to the 
     Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
           By Mr. BERMAN (for himself, Ms. Ros-Lehtinen, Mr. Van 
             Hollen, Mr. Burton of Indiana, Mr. Ackerman, Mr. 
             Faleomavaega, Mr. Gene Green of Texas, Ms. Lee of 
             California, and Mr. Deutch):
       H. Res. 1613. A resolution expressing condolences to and 
     solidarity with the people of Pakistan in the aftermath of 
     the devastating floods that began on July 22, 2010; to the 
     Committee on Foreign Affairs.
           By Mr. COBLE:
       H. Res. 1614. A resolution expressing the sense of the 
     House of Representatives that law enforcement service dogs 
     and their handlers perform a vital role in providing for our 
     Nation's security and should be recognized for their service; 
     to the Committee on the Judiciary.
           By Mr. FORTENBERRY:
       H. Res. 1615. A resolution commemorating the 100th 
     anniversary of the birth, and honoring the life and legacy, 
     of Mother Teresa; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs.
           By Ms. MATSUI (for herself and Mr. Markey of 
             Massachusetts):
       H. Res. 1616. A resolution expressing the support of 
     Congress for National Telephone Discount Lifeline Awareness 
     Week; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
           By Mr. ROSKAM (for himself, Ms. Berkley, Mr. Bishop of 
             Georgia, Mr. Cao, Mr. Carney, Mr. Courtney, Mr. 
             Cuellar, Mr. Gingrey of Georgia, Mr. LoBiondo, Mr. 
             Moran of Kansas, Mr. Moran of Virginia, Mr. Oberstar, 
             Mr. Rangel, Ms. Richardson, Mrs. McMorris Rodgers, 
             Mr. Roe of Tennessee, Mr. Schock, and Mr. Walden):
       H. Res. 1617. A resolution supporting the goals and purpose 
     of Gold Star Mothers Day, which is observed on the last 
     Sunday in September of each year in remembrance of the 
     supreme sacrifice made by mothers who lose a son or daughter 
     serving in the Armed Forces; to the Committee on Oversight 
     and Government Reform.
           By Mr. THOMPSON of Mississippi (for himself, Mr. King 
             of New York, Ms. Richardson, Ms. Norton, Mr. Cuellar, 
             Mr. Carney, Mr. DeFazio, Ms. Jackson Lee of Texas, 
             Ms. Loretta Sanchez of California, Ms. Harman, Mr. 
             Pascrell, Mr. Cleaver, Mr. Himes, Ms. Clarke, Mr. 
             McCaul, Mr. Bilirakis, Mr. Olson, Mr. Cao, Mr. 
             Austria, and Mr. Al Green of Texas):
       H. Res. 1618. A resolution urging the Federal Government, 
     States, localities, schools, nonprofit organizations, 
     businesses, other entities, and the people of the United 
     States to observe National Preparedness Month, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Homeland Security.

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