INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND JOINT RESOLUTIONS
(Senate - October 13, 2011)

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              INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND JOINT RESOLUTIONS

  The following bills and joint resolutions were introduced, read the 
first and second times by unanimous consent, and referred as indicated:

           By Ms. KLOBUCHAR (for herself, Mr. Burr, and Mr. 
             Bennet):
       S. 1700. A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and 
     Cosmetic Act with respect to device review determinations and 
     conflicts of interest, and for other purposes; to the 
     Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
           By Ms. SNOWE (for herself, Mr. Nelson of Florida, Mr. 
             Begich, Mr. Rockefeller, Mr. Whitehouse, Mrs. 
             Gillibrand, and Mr. Cardin):
       S. 1701. A bill to amend the Harmful Algal Blooms and 
     Hypoxia Research and Control Act of 1998, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
           By Mr. MORAN (for himself and Mr. Roberts):
       S. 1702. 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 
     Environment and Public Works.
           By Mr. PRYOR (for himself, Mr. Bingaman, Ms. Murkowski, 
             Mr. Begich, Mr. Coons, Mr. Burr, and Mr. Tester):
       S. 1703. A bill to amend the Department of Energy 
     Organization Act to require a Quadrennial Energy Review, and 
     for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Natural 
     Resources.
           By Ms. AYOTTE (for herself and Mr. Reed):
       S. 1704. A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to 
     modify certain authorities relating to the strategic airlift 
     aircraft force structure of the Air Force; to the Committee 
     on Armed Services.
           By Mrs. MURRAY (for herself and Ms. Cantwell):
       S. 1705. A bill to designate 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. LAUTENBERG (for himself, Mr. Durbin, Mr. 
             Blumenthal, and Mr. Harkin):
       S. 1706. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 
     to reduce tobacco smuggling, and for other purposes; to the 
     Committee on Finance.
           By Mr. BURR (for himself, Mr. Webb, Mr. Moran, Mr. 
             Boozman, Mr. Wicker, Ms. Murkowski, Mr. Begich, Mr. 
             Coburn, Mr. Enzi, Mr. Thune, Mr. Cochran, and Mr. 
             Risch):
       S. 1707. A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to 
     clarify the conditions under which certain persons may be 
     treated as adjudicated mentally incompetent for certain 
     purposes; to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
           By Mr. REED (for himself, Mr. Brown of Massachusetts, 
             Mr. Kerry, and Mr. Whitehouse):
       S. 1708. A bill to establish the John H. Chafee Blackstone 
     River Valley National Historical Park, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
           By Mr. CASEY:
       S. 1709. A bill to temporarily reduce interest rates for 
     certain small business disaster loans, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Small Business and 
     Entrepreneurship.
           By Mr. BEGICH (for himself and Ms. Murkowski):
       S. 1710. A bill to designate the United States courthouse 
     located at 222 West 7th Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska, as the 
     James M. Fitzgerald United States Courthouse; to the 
     Committee on Environment and Public Works.
           By Mr. BROWN of Ohio:
       S. 1711. A bill to enhance reciprocal market access for 
     United States domestic producers in the negotiating process 
     of bilateral, regional, and multilateral trade agreements; to 
     the Committee on Finance.
           By Mr. BROWN of Massachusetts (for himself, Mr. Tester, 
             Mr. Barrasso, and Ms. Collins):
       S. 1712. A bill to increase transparency in the payment of 
     judgments and settlements by agencies, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on the Judiciary.
           By Mrs. BOXER:
       S. 1713. A bill to establish a timely and expeditious 
     process for voting on the statutory debt limit; to the 
     Committee on Finance.

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