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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND JOINT RESOLUTIONS
(Senate - May 24, 2012)

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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 Mr. BLUMENTHAL (for himself, Ms. Snowe, Ms. 
             Mikulski, Mrs. Murray, and Mr. Tester):
       S. 3234. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 
     to extend the time period for contributing military death 
     gratuities to Roth IRAs and Coverdell education savings 
     accounts; to the Committee on Finance.
           By Mr. PRYOR (for himself and Mr. Johanns):
       S. 3235. A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to 
     require, as a condition on the receipt by a State of certain 
     funds for veterans employment and training, that the State 
     ensures that training received by a veteran while on active 
     duty is taken into consideration in granting certain State 
     certifications or licenses, and for other purposes; to the 
     Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
           By Mr. PRYOR:
       S. 3236. A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to 
     improve the protection and enforcement of employment and 
     reemployment rights of members of the uniformed services, and 
     for other purposes; to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

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           By Mr. WHITEHOUSE (for himself, Ms. Collins, Mr. Brown 
             of Ohio, Ms. Murkowski, Mrs. Shaheen, Mr. Heller, Mr. 
             Warner, and Mr. Grassley):
       S. 3237. A bill to provide for the establishment of a 
     Commission to Accelerate the End of Breast Cancer; to the 
     Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
           By Mr. BROWN of Ohio (for himself and Mr. Portman):
       S. 3238. A bill to designate the Department of Veterans 
     Affairs community based outpatient clinic in Mansfield, Ohio, 
     as the David F. Winder Department of Veterans Affairs 
     Community Based Outpatient Clinic, and for other purposes; to 
     the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
           By Mrs. FEINSTEIN:
       S. 3239. A bill to provide for a uniform national standard 
     for the housing and treatment of egg-laying hens, and for 
     other purposes; to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, 
     and Forestry.
           By Ms. STABENOW:
       S. 3240. An original bill to reauthorize agricultural 
     programs through 2017, and for other purposes; from the 
     Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry; placed on 
     the calendar.
           By Mr. LEAHY:
       S. 3241. An original bill making appropriations for the 
     Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs 
     for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2013, and for other 
     purposes; from the Committee on Appropriations; placed on the 
     calendar.
           By Mr. MENENDEZ:
       S. 3242. A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security 
     Act to provide Medicare beneficiaries coordinated care and 
     greater choice with regard to accessing hearing health 
     services and benefits; to the Committee on Finance.
           By Mrs. GILLIBRAND (for herself, Mr. Leahy, and Mr. 
             Sanders):
       S. 3243. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 
     to increase the amount of the low-income housing credit that 
     may be allocated in States damaged in 2011 by Hurricane Irene 
     or Tropical Storm Lee; to the Committee on Finance.
           By Mr. FRANKEN (for himself, Mr. Harkin, Mr. Grassley, 
             Mr. Blumenthal, Mr. Schumer, Ms. Mikulski, Mr. 
             Johnson of South Dakota, Mr. Wyden, and Mr. Cardin):
       S. 3244. A bill to amend the Higher Education Opportunity 
     Act to add disclosure requirements to the institution 
     financial aid offer form and to amend the Higher Education 
     Act of 1965 to make such form mandatory; to the Committee on 
     Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
           By Mr. LEAHY (for himself and Mr. Grassley):
       S. 3245. A bill to permanently reauthorize the EB 5 
     Regional Center Program, the E-Verify Program, the Special 
     Immigrant Nonminister Religious Worker Program, and the 
     Conrad State 30 J 1 Visa Waiver Program; to the Committee on 
     the Judiciary.
           By Ms. SNOWE:
       S. 3246. A bill to improve the Service Corps of Retired 
     Executives, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Small 
     Business and Entrepreneurship.
           By Mr. ISAKSON:
       S. 3247. A bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior to 
     conduct a special resource study of the West Hunter Street 
     Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia, and for other purposes; 
     to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
           By Mr. ENZI (for himself, Mr. Johnson of South Dakota, 
             Mr. Conrad, Mr. Hoeven, Mr. Thune, Mr. Bennet, Mr. 
             Udall of Colorado, Mr. Moran, Mr. Udall of New 
             Mexico, Mr. Johanns, and Mr. Whitehouse):
       S. 3248. A bill to designate the North American bison as 
     the national mammal of the United States; to the Committee on 
     the Judiciary.
           By Mr. BROWN of Massachusetts (for himself, Mr. 
             Chambliss, and Mr. Risch):
       S. 3249. A bill to require a report on the designation of 
     Boko Haram as a foreign terrorist organization, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
           By Mr. CORNYN (for himself, Mr. Bennet, Mr. Kirk, Ms. 
             Klobuchar, Mr. Franken, and Ms. Collins):
       S. 3250. A bill to amend the DNA Analysis Backlog 
     Elimination Act of 2000 to provide for Debbie Smith grants 
     for auditing sexual assault evidence backlogs and to 
     establish a Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Registry, and 
     for other purposes; to the Committee on the Judiciary.
           By Ms. KLOBUCHAR (for herself and Mr. Franken):
       S. 3251. A bill to amend title 46, United States Code, with 
     respect to Mille Lacs Lake, Minnesota, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
           By Mr. PORTMAN (for himself, Mr. Brown of Ohio, Mr. 
             Hoeven, Ms. Ayotte, Mr. Begich, Mr. Vitter, Mr. 
             Blunt, Mr. Barrasso, Mr. Blumenthal, Mr. Cornyn, Mr. 
             Risch, Mr. Cochran, Mr. Udall of Colorado, Mr. 
             Coburn, Mr. Rubio, Mr. Johnson of Wisconsin, Mr. 
             Nelson of Florida, Mr. Toomey, Mr. Wicker, Mr. Lee, 
             Mr. Coons, Mr. Graham, Ms. Landrieu, and Mr. Carper):
       S. 3252. A bill to provide for the award of a gold medal on 
     behalf of Congress to Jack Nicklaus, in recognition of his 
     service to the Nation in promoting excellence, good 
     sportsmanship, and philanthropy; to the Committee on Banking, 
     Housing, and Urban Affairs.
           By Ms. LANDRIEU (for herself and Ms. Snowe):
       S. 3253. A bill to amend the Small Business Investment Act 
     of 1958 to enhance the Small Business Investment Company 
     Program, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Small 
     Business and Entrepreneurship.
           By Mr. GRAHAM (for himself, Mr. Casey, Mr. Lieberman, 
             Ms. Ayotte, Mr. Blumenthal, Mr. Boozman, Mr. Brown of 
             Massachusetts, Mr. Brown of Ohio, Mr. Cardin, Mr. 
             Chambliss, Mr. Coats, Ms. Collins, Mr. Coons, Mr. 
             Cornyn, Mrs. Gillibrand, Mr. Hatch, Mr. Heller, Mr. 
             Hoeven, Mrs. Hutchison, Mr. Inhofe, Mr. McCain, Mrs. 
             McCaskill, Mr. Menendez, Ms. Mikulski, Mr. Nelson of 
             Florida, Mr. Nelson of Nebraska, Mr. Portman, Mr. 
             Pryor, Mr. Risch, Mr. Schumer, Mr. Udall of Colorado, 
             Mr. Wyden, Ms. Snowe, Mr. Vitter, Mr. Isakson, Mr. 
             Sessions, Mr. Wicker, Mr. Manchin, Mr. Whitehouse, 
             Mr. Burr, Mr. Moran, Mr. Crapo, Mr. Kirk, Mrs. Hagan, 
             Mr. Grassley, Mr. Lautenberg, Mr. Toomey, Mr. Bennet, 
             Mr. Rubio, Ms. Stabenow, Mr. Lugar, Mr. Warner, Mr. 
             Carper, Mr. Lee, Mr. DeMint, Mr. McConnell, Mr. 
             Cochran, Mr. Johanns, Mr. Blunt, Mr. Barrasso, Ms. 
             Landrieu, Mr. Tester, Mr. Roberts, Mr. Begich, Ms. 
             Klobuchar, Mr. Inouye, Mr. Akaka, Mr. Coburn, Mr. 
             Rockefeller, Mrs. Murray, Mr. Johnson of Wisconsin, 
             Mr. Kohl, Ms. Cantwell, Mr. Thune, Ms. Murkowski, Mr. 
             Shelby, Mr. Merkley, and Mr. Durbin):
       S.J. Res. 41. A joint resolution expressing the sense of 
     Congress regarding the nuclear program of the Government of 
     the Islamic Republic of Iran; read the first time.

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