PUBLIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS
(House of Representatives - October 13, 2011)

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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. GARRETT (for himself, Mr. Paul, Mr. Lamborn, Mr. 
             Jones, Mr. Westmoreland, Mrs. Myrick, Mr. Walsh of 
             Illinois, Mr. Flores, Mr. Pitts, Mr. Huelskamp, Mr. 
             Ribble, Mr. Southerland, Mr. Franks of Arizona, Mrs. 
             Blackburn, Mrs. Lummis, Mr. Pearce, Mr. Kingston, and 
             Mr. Ross of Florida):
       H.R. 3176. A bill to allow a State to opt out of K-12 
     education grant programs and the requirements of those 
     programs, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to 
     provide a credit to taxpayers in such a State, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition 
     to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, 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. McGOVERN (for himself and Mrs. Emerson):
       H.R. 3177. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to provide a tax credit for the transportation of food 
     for charitable purposes; to the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Ms. WOOLSEY (for herself, Mr. Andrews, and Mr. 
             George Miller of California):
       H.R. 3178. A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 
     1938 to require persons to keep records of non-employees who 
     perform labor or services for remuneration and to provide a 
     special penalty for persons who misclassify employees as non-
     employees, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Education and the Workforce, 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. WOMACK (for himself, Ms. Speier, Mr. Poe of 
             Texas, Mr. Diaz-Balart, Mr. Ross of Florida, Mrs. 
             Maloney, Mr. Welch, Ms. McCollum, Mr. Duncan of 
             Tennessee, and Mr. Miller of North Carolina):
       H.R. 3179. A bill to improve the States' rights to enforce 
     the collection of State sales and use tax laws, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on the Judiciary.
           By Mr. BRADY of Pennsylvania (for himself, Mr. Holden, 
             Ms. Schwartz, Mr. Fitzpatrick, Mr. Shuster, Mr. 
             Gerlach, Mr. Thompson of Pennsylvania, Mr. Altmire, 
             Mr. Marino, Mr. Dent, Mr. Doyle, Mr. Platts, Mr. 
             Meehan, Mr. Fattah, and Mr. Critz):
       H.R. 3180. A bill to require the Secretary of the Treasury 
     to mint coins in commemoration of the legacy of the U.S.S. 
     Cruiser Olympia; to the Committee on Financial Services.
           By Mr. YOUNG of Alaska:
       H.R. 3181. A bill to establish a moratorium on regulatory 
     rulemaking actions and to repeal all rules that became 
     effective after October 1, 1991, and are in effect as of the 
     date of the enactment of this Act, and for other purposes; to 
     the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, 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. YOUNG of Alaska:
       H.R. 3182. A bill to designate the United States courthouse 
     located at 222 West 7th Avenue in Anchorage, Alaska, as the 
     ``James M. Fitzgerald United States Courthouse''; to the 
     Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
           By Mr. YARMUTH:
       H.R. 3183. A bill to amend title XXVII of the Public Health 
     Service Act to exempt licensed independent insurance producer 
     remuneration from the medical loss ratio; to the Committee on 
     Energy and Commerce.
           By Mr. JOHNSON of Georgia (for himself, Ms. Brown of 
             Florida, Mr. Filner, Mr. Rush, Ms. Jackson Lee of 
             Texas, Mrs. Maloney, Mr. Quigley, Ms. Eddie Bernice 
             Johnson of Texas, Mr. Davis of Illinois, Ms. 
             Schakowsky, Ms. Woolsey, Mr. Towns, Ms. Kaptur, Mr. 
             Al Green of Texas, Ms. Norton, and Mr. Conyers):
       H.R. 3184. A bill to amend the Small Business Act to ensure 
     fairness and transparency in contracting with small business 
     concerns; to the Committee on Small Business, 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. LATTA (for himself, Mr. Ross of Florida, Mr. 
             Wilson of South Carolina, and Mr. Kline):
       H.R. 3185. A bill to provide that the rules of the 
     Environmental Protection Agency entitled ``National Emission 
     Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Reciprocating 
     Internal Combustion Engines'' have no force or effect with 
     respect to existing stationary compression and spark ignition 
     reciprocating internal combustion engines operated by certain 
     persons and entities for the purpose of generating 
     electricity or operating a water pump; to the Committee on 
     Energy and Commerce.
           By Mr. DOGGETT (for himself, Mr. Blumenauer, Mr. 
             DeFazio, Ms. DeGette, Ms. DeLauro, Mr. Ellison, Mr. 
             Frank of Massachusetts, Mr. Gene Green of Texas, Mr. 
             Grijalva, Mr. Himes, Mr. Hinchey, Mr. Hinojosa, Ms. 
             Hirono, Mr. Holt, Mr. Honda, Mr. Jackson of Illinois, 
             Ms. Jackson Lee of Texas, Mr. Lipinski, Mr. Loebsack, 
             Mrs. Lowey, Mrs. Maloney, Mrs. McCarthy of New York, 
             Mr. McGovern, Mr. Moran, Ms. Norton, Mr. Olver, Ms. 
             Richardson, Ms. Linda T. Sanchez of California, Ms. 
             Loretta Sanchez of California, Ms. Schakowsky, Mr. 
             Sherman, Ms. Slaughter, Mr. Stark, Mr. Thompson of 
             California, Mr. Tonko, Ms. Tsongas, and Mr. Waxman):
       H.R. 3186. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to reduce tobacco smuggling, and for other purposes; to 
     the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. DOLD (for himself, Mrs. Lowey, Mr. Bass of New 
             Hampshire, Mrs. Biggert, Mr. Dent, Mr. Welch, Mr. 
             Kingston, Mr. Shimkus, Mr. McKinley, Mr. Gary G. 
             Miller of California, Mr. LoBiondo, Mr. Kelly, Mr. 
             Landry, Mr. Tiberi, Mr. Frelinghuysen, Mr. 
             LaTourette, Mr. Johnson of Illinois, Mrs. Ellmers, 
             Mr. McCaul, and Mr. McGovern):
       H.R. 3187. A bill to require the Secretary of the Treasury 
     to mint coins in recognition and celebration of the 75th 
     anniversary of the establishment of the March of Dimes 
     Foundation; to the Committee on Financial Services, and in 
     addition to the Committee on the Budget, for a period to be 
     subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each

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     case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the 
     jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
           By Mr. DOLD:
       H.R. 3188. A bill to maintain American leadership in 
     multilateral development banks in order to support United 
     States economic and national security by authorizing general 
     capital increases for the International Bank for 
     Reconstruction and Development, the Inter-American 
     Development Bank, the African Development Bank, and the 
     European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and for 
     other purposes; to the Committee on Financial Services.
           By Mrs. CAPPS (for herself, Ms. Matsui, Ms. Woolsey, 
             Mr. Lewis of Georgia, Ms. Roybal-Allard, Mr. 
             Grijalva, Mr. Hinchey, Mr. Rangel, and Mr. Towns):
       H.R. 3189. A bill to direct the Secretary of Education to 
     establish a program to provide grants for cardiopulmonary 
     resuscitation and automated external defibrillator training 
     in public elementary and secondary schools; to the Committee 
     on Education and the Workforce, 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. CICILLINE:
       H.R. 3190. A bill to amend the Federal Deposit Insurance 
     Act to prohibit insured depository institutions from charging 
     consumers fees for the use of debit cards; to the Committee 
     on Financial Services.
           By Mr. CICILLINE (for himself, Mr. Langevin, Mr. 
             McGovern, and Mr. Neal):
       H.R. 3191. A bill to establish the John H. Chafee 
     Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park, and for 
     other purposes; to the Committee on Natural Resources.
           By Mr. COSTA (for himself, Mr. Cardoza, Mr. Courtney, 
             Ms. Baldwin, Ms. Bordallo, Mr. Petri, Mr. Kind, and 
             Mr. Honda):
       H.R. 3192. A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to 
     authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to inter in 
     national cemeteries individuals who supported the United 
     States in Laos during the Vietnam War era; to the Committee 
     on Veterans' Affairs.
           By Mr. FINCHER:
       H.R. 3193. A bill to amend title IV of the Social Security 
     Act to require States to implement a drug testing program for 
     applicants for and recipients of assistance under the 
     Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program; to 
     the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. GRIFFIN of Arkansas:
       H.R. 3194. A bill to provide for a moratorium on certain 
     regulations, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Oversight and Government Reform, 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. LEWIS of Georgia (for himself and Mr. 
             Sensenbrenner):
       H.R. 3195. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to exclude from gross income amounts received on account 
     of claims based on certain unlawful discrimination and to 
     allow income averaging for backpay and frontpay awards 
     received on account of such claims, and for other purposes; 
     to the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. DANIEL E. LUNGREN of California (for himself and 
             Mr. Franks of Arizona):
       H.R. 3196. A bill to amend title 28, United States Code, to 
     provide for reassignment of certain Federal cases upon 
     request of a party; to the Committee on the Judiciary.
           By Mrs. McMORRIS RODGERS:
       H.R. 3197. A bill to name the Department of Veterans 
     Affairs medical center in Spokane, Washington, as the ``Mann-
     Grandstaff Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center''; 
     to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
           By Mr. NEAL:
       H.R. 3198. A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social 
     Security Act and title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act 
     to improve coverage for colorectal screening tests under 
     Medicare and private health insurance coverage, and for other 
     purposes; 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. SENSENBRENNER (for himself and Mr. Benishek):
       H.R. 3199. A bill to provide a comprehensive assessment of 
     the scientific and technical research on the implications of 
     the use of mid-level ethanol blends, and for other purposes; 
     to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
           By Mr. CARNAHAN (for himself, Ms. Berkley, Mr. Berman, 
             Mr. Boswell, Mr. Brady of Texas, Mr. Brady of 
             Pennsylvania, Ms. Brown of Florida, Mr. Capuano, Mr. 
             Chandler, Ms. Chu, Mr. Connolly of Virginia, Mr. 
             Cummings, Mr. Diaz-Balart, Mr. Doyle, Mr. Engel, Mr. 
             Filner, Mr. Frank of Massachusetts, Mr. Gonzalez,  
             Mr. Al Green of Texas, Mr. Grijalva, Ms. Hirono, Mr. 
             Johnson of Georgia, Ms. Kaptur, Mr. King of New York, 
             Mr. Langevin, Mr. Larsen of Washington, Mr. 
             LaTourette, Mr. Lewis of Georgia, Mr. Lipinski, Ms. 
             McCollum, Mr. McGovern, Mr. McIntyre, Ms. Moore, Mr. 
             Nadler, Mrs. Napolitano, Ms. Norton, Mr. Peters, Mr. 
             Quigley, Mr. Rahall, Mr. Rangel, Ms. Richardson, Ms. 
             Linda T. Sanchez of California, Mr. David Scott of 
             Georgia, Mr. Shuler, Mr. Sires, Ms. Sutton, Mr. 
             Bishop of New York, Mr. Clay, Mr. Cohen, Mr. Davis of 
             Illinois, Ms. DeGette, Mr. Ellison, Ms. Fudge, Mr. 
             Garamendi, Mr. Hastings of Florida, Mr. Higgins, Mr. 
             Pallone, Mr. Perlmutter, Mr. Towns, Ms. Tsongas, Mrs. 
             Miller of Michigan, Mrs. Biggert, Mr. Tiberi, Mr. 
             LoBiondo, Ms. Baldwin, Mr. Moran, Ms. Waters, Mr. 
             Ackerman, Mr. Altmire, Mr. Barrow, Mr. Blumenauer, 
             Mr. Carson of Indiana, Mr. Costello, Mr. Deutch, Mr. 
             Gutierrez, Ms. Matsui, Mr. George Miller of 
             California, Ms. Woolsey, Mr. Pascrell, Mr. Braley of 
             Iowa, Ms. Jackson Lee of Texas, Ms. Sewell, Mr. 
             Cleaver, Mr. Carter, Ms. Bordallo, Mr. Kildee, Mrs. 
             Capps, Mr. Tonko, Mr. Jackson of Illinois, Ms. Eddie 
             Bernice Johnson of Texas, Mr. Clarke of Michigan, Mr. 
             Lynch, Mr. Payne, Mr. Cicilline, Mr. Dingell, Mr. 
             Serrano, Mr. Keating, Mr. Waxman, Mr. Crowley, Mr. 
             Kucinich, Mr. Holden, Ms. Edwards, Mr. DeFazio, Mr. 
             Michaud, Mr. Gene Green of Texas, Ms. Lee of 
             California, and Mr. Walz of Minnesota):
       H.R. 3200. A bill to provide flexibility of certain transit 
     functions to local entities; to the Committee on 
     Transportation and Infrastructure.
           By Ms. WATERS:
       H.R. 3201. A bill to amend the Budget Control Act of 2011 
     to eliminate the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction; 
     to the Committee on Rules, 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. CONYERS (for himself and Mr. Clarke of 
             Michigan):
       H. Res. 434. A resolution celebrating the 10-year 
     commemoration of the Underground Railroad Memorial, comprised 
     of the Gateway to Freedom Monument in Detroit, Michigan and 
     the Tower of Freedom Monument in Windsor, Ontario, Canada; to 
     the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the 
     Committee on Foreign 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 Ms. KAPTUR:
       H. Res. 435. A resolution condemning the persecution of 
     political opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko as well as other 
     political prisoners, among them former internal affairs 
     minister Yuri Lutsenko; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs.
           By Mr. MURPHY of Connecticut:
       H. Res. 436. A resolution supporting the goals and ideals 
     of October, 2011, as ``National Youth Justice Awareness 
     Month''; to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
           By Mr. PEARCE:
       H. Res. 437. A resolution recognizing the security 
     challenges of convening government officials in one specific 
     place and directing the House of Representatives to take 
     appropriate steps so that the House of Representatives can 
     meet in a virtual setting; to the Committee on the Judiciary, 
     and in addition to the Committees on Rules, and 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.

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