PUBLIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS
(House of Representatives - December 02, 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. TERRY (for himself, Mr. Upton, Mr. Whitfield, 
             Mrs. Blackburn, Mr. Latta, Mr. Murphy of 
             Pennsylvania, Mrs. McMorris Rodgers, Mr. Rehberg, Mr. 
             Berg, Mr. Harris, Mr. Pitts, Mr. Sullivan, Mr. 
             Shimkus, Mr. Scalise, Mr. Olson, Mr. Gardner, Mr. 
             Pompeo, Mr. Kinzinger of Illinois, Mr. Boustany, Mr. 
             Grimm, Mr. Burgess, Mr. Thornberry, Mr. Carter, Mr. 
             Neugebauer, Ms. Granger, Mr. Culberson, Mr. Sam 
             Johnson of Texas, Mr. Barletta, Mr. Marino, Mr. 
             Kelly, Mr. Schock, Mr. LaTourette, Mr. McCotter, Mr. 
             Davis of Kentucky, Mr. Turner of Ohio, Mr. Pearce, 
             Mr. Gibbs, Mr. Miller of Florida, Mr. Forbes, Mr. 
             Manzullo, Mr. Barton of Texas, and Mr. Shuster):
       H.R. 3548. A bill to facilitate United States access to 
     North American oil resources, and for other purposes; to the 
     Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the 
     Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure, 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 Mr. BACHUS (for himself and Mr. Duffy):
       H.R. 3549. A bill to amend the Ethics in Government Act of 
     1978 to require Members of Congress to place their stocks, 
     bonds, commodities futures, and other forms of securities in 
     a blind trust; to the Committee on House Administration.
           By Mr. DUFFY:
       H.R. 3550. A bill to amend the Ethics in Government Act of 
     1978 to require certain individuals subject to that Act to 
     either place their securities in a blind trust or to report 
     the sale, purchase, or exchange of securities; to the 
     Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and in addition 
     to the Committees on House Administration, and 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. LANDRY (for himself, Mr. McClintock, and Mr. 
             Mulvaney):
       H.R. 3551. A bill to amend the extension of the temporary 
     employee payroll tax holiday to give individuals the choice 
     of whether to participate; to the Committee on Ways and 
     Means.
           By Mr. RANGEL (for himself, Mr. Burton of Indiana, Mr. 
             Payne, and Mr. Engel):
       H.R. 3552. A bill to extend the additional duty on ethanol; 
     to the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. KUCINICH (for himself, Mr. Grijalva, Ms. Lee of 
             California, Mr. Moran, Mr. Polis, Ms. Pingree of 
             Maine, Ms. Slaughter, Ms. Speier, Mr. Stark, Mr. 
             Thompson of California, Ms. Waters, Ms. Woolsey, and 
             Mr. Young of Alaska):
       H.R. 3553. A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and 
     Cosmetic Act, the Federal Meat Inspection Act, and the 
     Poultry Products Inspection Act to require that food that 
     contains a genetically engineered material, or that is 
     produced with a genetically engineered material, be labeled 
     accordingly; 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. KUCINICH (for himself, Mr. Grijalva, and Mr. 
             Stark):
       H.R. 3554. A bill to prohibit the open-air cultivation of 
     genetically engineered pharmaceutical and industrial crops, 
     to prohibit the use of common human food or animal feed as 
     the host plant for a genetically engineered pharmaceutical or 
     industrial chemical, to establish a tracking system to 
     regulate the growing, handling, transportation, and disposal 
     of pharmaceutical and industrial crops and their byproducts 
     to prevent human, animal, and general environmental exposure 
     to genetically engineered pharmaceutical and industrial crops 
     and their byproducts, to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and 
     Cosmetic Act with respect to the safety of genetically 
     engineered foods, and for other purposes; 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. KUCINICH (for himself, Mr. Grijalva, and Mr. 
             Stark):
       H.R. 3555. A bill to provide additional protections for 
     farmers and ranchers that may be harmed economically by 
     genetically engineered seeds, plants, or animals, to ensure 
     fairness for farmers and ranchers in their dealings with 
     biotech companies that sell genetically engineered seeds, 
     plants, or animals, to assign liability for injury caused by 
     genetically engineered organisms, and for other purposes; to 
     the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the 
     Committees on Energy and Commerce, and 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. HIGGINS (for himself, Ms. Hochul, Mr. Owens, 
             Mrs. Maloney, Mr. Hanna, Mr. Engel, Mr. Ackerman, Mr. 
             Israel, Mr. Hinchey, Mr. Gibson, Mr. Meeks, Mr. 
             Crowley, Mr. Rangel, Mr. King of New York, Ms. 
             Hayworth, Mr. Reed, Mr. Tonko, Mr. Bishop of New 
             York, Ms. Clarke of New York, Mrs. Lowey, Mrs. 
             McCarthy of New York, Mr. Nadler, Mr. Serrano, Mr. 
             Towns, Ms. Velazquez, Mr. Grimm, Ms. Buerkle, Ms. 
             Slaughter, and Mr. Turner of New York):
       H.R. 3556. A bill to designate the new United States 
     courthouse in Buffalo, New York, as the ``Robert H. Jackson 
     United States Courthouse''; to the Committee on 
     Transportation and Infrastructure.
           By Mr. KING of Iowa (for himself, Mr. Gohmert, Mr. Ross 
             of Florida, and Mr. Coble):

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       H.R. 3557. A bill to require the country of origin of 
     certain special immigrant religious workers to extend 
     reciprocal immigration treatment to nationals of the United 
     States; to the Committee on the Judiciary.
           By Mr. LANCE (for himself and Mr. Burton of Indiana):
       H.R. 3558. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to provide that the prohibition on suits to restrain 
     assessment or collection of tax does not apply to the tax 
     provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act 
     or the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010; 
     to the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. ROHRABACHER:
       H. Res. 483. A resolution calling for immediate full 
     consular services to be provided by the United States 
     Consulate in Erbil, the capital of the Kurdistan Region of 
     Iraq; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs.

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