INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND JOINT RESOLUTIONS
(Senate - February 14, 2013)

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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. SCHUMER:
       S. 324. A bill to amend part B of the title XVIII of the 
     Social Security Act to apply deemed enrollment to residents 
     of Puerto Rico and to provide a special enrollment period and 
     a reduction in the late enrollment penalties for certain 
     residents of Puerto Rico; to the Committee on Finance.
           By Mr. TESTER (for himself, Mr. Heller, Mrs. Murray, 
             Mr. Baucus, Mr. Blumenthal, Mr. Begich, and Mr. 
             Rockefeller):
       S. 325. A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to 
     increase the maximum age for children eligible for medical 
     care under the CHAMPVA program, and for other purposes; to 
     the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
           By Mrs. BOXER (for herself, Ms. Murkowski, Mrs. Murray, 
             Mr. Begich, and Mr. Manchin):
       S. 326. A bill to reauthorize 21st century community 
     learning centers, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
           By Mr. BARRASSO (for himself, Mr. Enzi, Mr. Hatch, Mr. 
             Lee, Mr. Johnson of South Dakota, Mr. Thune, and Mr. 
             Udall of Colorado):
       S. 327. A bill to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture 
     and the Secretary of the Interior to enter into cooperative 
     agreements with State foresters authorizing State foresters 
     to provide certain forest, rangeland, and watershed 
     restoration and protection services; to the Committee on 
     Energy and Natural Resources.
           By Mr. THUNE (for himself, Mr. Udall of New Mexico, and 
             Mr. Bennet):
       S. 328. A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security 
     Act to allow certain critical access hospitals and sole 
     community hospitals to use interactive telecommunications 
     systems to satisfy requirements with respect to having a 
     physician available to stabilize an individual with an 
     emergency medical condition under the Medicare program; to 
     the Committee on Finance.
           By Mr. SANDERS:
       S. 329. A bill to eliminate certain fuel subsidies and to 
     amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain 
     energy tax incentives; to the Committee on Finance.
           By Mrs. BOXER (for herself, Mr. Coburn, Ms. Baldwin, 
             and Mr. Paul):
       S. 330. A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to 
     establish safeguards and standards of quality for research 
     and transplantation of organs infected with human 
     immunodeficiency virus (HIV); to the Committee on Health, 
     Education, Labor, and Pensions.
           By Mr. BROWN (for himself and Mr. Portman):
       S. 331. A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior 
     to conduct a special resource study to determine the 
     suitability and feasibility of designating the Colonel 
     Charles Young Home in Xenia, Ohio, as a unit of the National 
     Park System, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Energy and Natural Resources.
           By Mr. SANDERS (for himself and Mrs. Boxer):
       S. 332. A bill to address climate disruptions, reduce 
     carbon pollution, enhance the use of clean energy, and 
     promote resilience in the infrastructure of the United 
     States, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Environment and Public Works.
           By Mr. LAUTENBERG (for himself, Mr. Blumenthal, Mr. 
             Whitehouse, Mrs. Boxer, Mr. Franken, Mr. Brown, Mr. 
             Sanders, Mr. Wyden, Mr. Menendez, and Mrs. 
             Gillibrand):
       S. 333. A bill to establish certain duties for pharmacies 
     to ensure provision of Food and Drug Administration-approved 
     contraception, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
           By Mrs. McCASKILL (for herself and Mr. Flake):
       S. 334. A bill to terminate agricultural direct payments 
     beginning with the 2013 crop year; to the Committee on 
     Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
           By Mr. MERKLEY (for himself and Mr. Lautenberg):
       S. 335. A bill to provide financing assistance for 
     qualified water infrastructure projects, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
           By Mr. ENZI (for himself, Mr. Durbin, Mr. Alexander, 
             Mr. Johnson of South Dakota, Mr. Boozman, Mr. Reed, 
             Mr. Blunt, Mr. Whitehouse, Mr. Corker, Mr. Pryor, Mr. 
             Rockefeller, Ms. Klobuchar, Mr. Franken, Ms. 
             Heitkamp, Mr. Cardin, Mrs. Feinstein, Ms. Landrieu, 
             Mr. Manchin, Mr. Levin, and Mr. Harkin):
       S. 336. A bill to restore States' sovereign rights to 
     enforce State and local sales and use tax laws, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Finance.
           By Ms. STABENOW (for herself, Mr. Rockefeller, Mrs. 
             McCaskill, Mr. Durbin, Mr. Whitehouse, Ms. Klobuchar, 
             and Mr. Blumenthal):
       S. 337. A bill to provide an incentive for businesses to 
     bring jobs back to America; to the Committee on Finance.
           By Mr. BAUCUS (for himself, Mr. Burr, Mr. Wyden, Mr. 
             Graham, Mr. Udall of Colorado, Mr. Tester, and Mr. 
             Udall of New Mexico):
       S. 338. A bill to amend the Land and Water Conservation 
     Fund Act of 1965 to provide consistent and reliable authority 
     for, and for the funding of, the land and water conservation 
     fund to maximize the effectiveness of the fund for future 
     generations, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Energy and Natural Resources.
           By Mr. McCAIN (for himself and Mr. Flake):
       S. 339. A bill to facilitate the efficient extraction of 
     mineral resources in southeast Arizona by authorizing and 
     directing an exchange of Federal and non-Federal land, and 
     for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Natural 
     Resources.
           By Ms. MURKOWSKI (for herself and Mr. Begich):
       S. 340. A bill to provide for the settlement of certain 
     claims under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, and for 
     other purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Natural 
     Resources.
           By Mr. UDALL of Colorado (for himself and Mr. Bennet):
       S. 341. A bill to designate certain lands in San Miguel, 
     Ouray, and San Juan Counties, Colorado, as wilderness, and 
     for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Natural 
     Resources.
           By Mr. REID (for himself and Mr. Heller):
       S. 342. A bill to designate the Pine Forest Range 
     Wilderness area in Humboldt County, Nevada; to the Committee 
     on Energy and Natural Resources.
           By Mr. REID (for himself and Mr. Heller):
       S. 343. A bill to provide for the conveyance of certain 
     Federal land in Clark County, Nevada, for the environmental 
     remediation and reclamation of the Three Kids Mine Project 
     Site, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy and 
     Natural Resources.
           By Mr. WICKER (for himself and Mr. Vitter):
       S. 344. A bill to prohibit the Administrator of the 
     Environmental Protection Agency from approving the 
     introduction into commerce of gasoline that contains greater 
     than 10-volume-percent ethanol, and for other purposes; to 
     the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
           By Mrs. SHAHEEN (for herself, Mr. Kirk, Mr. Toomey, Mr. 
             Durbin, Mr. Portman, Mr. Lautenberg, Mr. Corker, Mrs. 
             Feinstein, Ms. Ayotte, and Mr. Alexander):
       S. 345. A bill to reform the Federal sugar program, and for 
     other purposes; to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, 
     and Forestry.
           By Mr. TESTER (for himself, Mr. Heller, and Mr. 
             Baucus):
       S. 346. A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to 
     permit veterans who have a service-connected, permanent 
     disability rated as total to travel on military aircraft in 
     the same manner and to the same extent as retired members of 
     the Armed Forces entitled to such travel; to the Committee on 
     Armed Services.
           By Mr. CARPER (for himself and Mr. Coons):
       S. 347. A bill to establish the First State National 
     Historical Park in the State of Delaware, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
           By Mr. ROCKEFELLER (for himself, Mr. Manchin, and Mrs. 
             Gillibrand):
       S. 348. A bill to provide for increased Federal oversight 
     of prescription opioid treatment and assistance to States in 
     reducing opioid abuse, diversion, and deaths; to the 
     Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

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           By Mr. REED (for himself, Mr. Blumenthal, Mr. 
             Whitehouse, and Mr. Murphy):
       S. 349. A bill to amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to 
     designate a segment of the Beaver, Chipuxet, Queen, Wood, and 
     Pawcatuck Rivers in the States of Connecticut and Rhode 
     Island for study for potential addition to the National Wild 
     and Scenic Rivers System, and for other purposes; to the 
     Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
           By Mr. CORNYN (for himself and Mr. Wyden):
       S. 350. A bill to provide for Federal agencies to develop 
     public access policies relating to research conducted by 
     employees of that agency or from funds administered by that 
     agency; to the Committee on Homeland Security and 
     Governmental Affairs.
           By Mr. CORNYN (for himself, Mr. Hatch, Mr. Coats, Mr. 
             Chambliss, Mr. Risch, Mr. Cochran, Mr. Johanns, Mr. 
             Wicker, Mr. Inhofe, Mr. Rubio, Mr. Barrasso, Mr. 
             Crapo, Mr. Grassley, Mr. Portman, Mr. Coburn, Mr. 
             Flake, Mr. Johnson of Wisconsin, Mr. Thune, Mr. 
             Graham, Mr. Moran, Mr. Boozman, Mr. Burr, Ms. 
             Collins, Mr. Paul, Mr. Isakson, Mr. Hoeven, Mr. 
             Toomey, Mr. Roberts, Mr. Blunt, Mrs. Fischer, Ms. 
             Ayotte, and Mr. Enzi):
       S. 351. A bill to repeal the provisions of the Patient 
     Protection and Affordable Care Act of providing for the 
     Independent Payment Advisory Board; to the Committee on 
     Finance.
           By Mr. WYDEN (for himself and Mr. Merkley):
       S. 352. A bill to provide for the designation of the 
     Devil's Staircase Wilderness Area in the State of Oregon, to 
     designate segments of Wasson and Franklin Creeks in the State 
     of Oregon as wild rivers, and for other purposes; to the 
     Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
           By Mr. WYDEN (for himself and Mr. Merkley):
       S. 353. A bill to designate certain land in the State of 
     Oregon as wilderness, to make additional wild and scenic 
     river designations in the State of Oregon, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
           By Mr. WYDEN (for himself and Mr. Merkley):
       S. 354. A bill to modify the boundary of the Oregon Caves 
     National Monument, and for other purposes; to the Committee 
     on Energy and Natural Resources.
           By Mr. MERKLEY (for himself, Mr. Enzi, Mr. Schumer, and 
             Mr. Barrasso):
       S. 355. A bill to require the United States Trade 
     Representative to notify the World Trade Organization if any 
     member of the World Trade Organization fails during 2 
     consecutive years to disclose subsidies under the Agreement 
     on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Finance.
           By Mr. JOHANNS (for himself, Mr. Inhofe, Mr. Grassley, 
             Mrs. Fischer, Mr. Boozman, Mr. Enzi, Mr. Thune, Mr. 
             Risch, Mr. Vitter, and Mr. Cochran):
       S. 356. A bill to ensure that women seeking an abortion are 
     fully informed regarding the pain experienced by their unborn 
     child; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and 
     Pensions.
           By Mr. CARDIN (for himself, Mr. Graham, Mr. Leahy, Ms. 
             Klobuchar, Mrs. Boxer, Mr. Blumenthal, Mr. 
             Whitehouse, Ms. Heitkamp, and Mr. Durbin):
       S. 357. A bill to encourage, enhance, and integrate Blue 
     Alert plans throughout the United States in order to 
     disseminate information when a law enforcement officer is 
     seriously injured or killed in the line of duty; to the 
     Committee on the Judiciary.
           By Mr. FRANKEN (for himself, Mrs. Murray, Mrs. Shaheen, 
             Mr. Nelson, Mr. Johnson of South Dakota, Mrs. 
             Gillibrand, Mr. Cardin, and Ms. Warren):
       S. 358. A bill to establish a Science, Technology, 
     Engineering, and Math (STEM) Master Teacher Corps program; to 
     the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
           By Mr. WYDEN (for himself, Mr. Paul, Mr. McConnell, and 
             Mr. Merkley):
       S. 359. A bill to amend the Controlled Substances Act to 
     exclude industrial hemp from the definition of marihuana, and 
     for other purposes; to the Committee on the Judiciary.
           By Mr. UDALL of New Mexico (for himself, Mr. Heinrich, 
             Mr. Begich, Mrs. Boxer, and Mr. Coons):
       S. 360. A bill to amend the Public Lands Corps Act of 1993 
     to expand the authorization of the Secretaries of 
     Agriculture, Commerce, and the Interior to provide service 
     opportunities for young Americans; help restore the nation's 
     natural, cultural, historic, archaeological, recreational and 
     scenic resources; train a new generation of public land 
     managers and enthusiasts; and promote the value of public 
     service; to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
           By Ms. MURKOWSKI (for herself, Mr. Brown, Mr. Enzi, Mr. 
             Menendez, Mr. Reed, and Mr. Merkley):
       S. 361. A bill to require the lender or servicer of a home 
     mortgage, upon a request by the homeowner for a short sale, 
     to make a prompt decision whether to allow the sale; to the 
     Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
           By Mr. TESTER (for himself and Mr. Begich):
       S. 362. A bill to promote the mapping and development of 
     United States geothermal resources by establishing a direct 
     loan program for high risk geothermal exploration wells, to 
     amend the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 to 
     improve geothermal energy technology and demonstrate the use 
     of geothermal energy in large scale thermal applications, and 
     for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Natural 
     Resources.
           By Mr. WYDEN (for himself, Ms. Murkowski, Mr. Begich, 
             Mr. Crapo, Mr. Risch, and Mr. Merkley):
       S. 363. A bill to expand geothermal production, and for 
     other purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Natural 
     Resources.
           By Mr. BAUCUS (for himself and Mr. Tester):
       S. 364. A bill to establish the Rocky Mountain Front 
     Conservation Management Area, to designate certain Federal 
     land as wilderness, and to improve the management of noxious 
     weeds in the Lewis and Clark National Forest, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
           By Ms. KLOBUCHAR (for herself and Mr. Franken):
       S. 365. A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Army to 
     carry out activities to manage the threat of Asian carp 
     travelling up the Mississippi River in the State of 
     Minnesota, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Environment and Public Works.
           By Ms. MURKOWSKI:
       S. 366. A bill to amend the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation 
     Act of 1993 to require the Bureau of Land Management to 
     provide a claimant of a small miner waiver from claim 
     maintenance fees with a period of 60 days after written 
     receipt of 1 or more defects is provided to the claimant by 
     registered mail to cure the 1 or more defects or pay the 
     claim maintenance fee, and for other purposes; to the 
     Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
           By Mr. CARDIN (for himself and Ms. Collins):
       S. 367. A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security 
     Act to repeal the Medicare outpatient rehabilitation therapy 
     caps; to the Committee on Finance.
           By Mr. HEINRICH (for himself, Mr. Heller, Mr. Baucus, 
             Mr. Bennet, Mr. Tester, Mr. Udall of Colorado, Mr. 
             Udall of New Mexico, and Mr. Wyden):
       S. 368. A bill to reauthorize the Federal Land Transaction 
     Facilitation Act, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Energy and Natural Resources.
           By Mr. RUBIO (for himself, Mr. Hatch, Mr. Blunt, Mr. 
             Paul, Mr. Risch, Mr. Grassley, Mr. Johanns, Mr. Burr, 
             Mrs. Fischer, Mr. Boozman, Mr. Wicker, Mr. Corker, 
             Mr. Inhofe, Mr. Roberts, Mr. Coburn, Mr. Enzi, Mr. 
             Chambliss, Mr. McConnell, Mr. Vitter, Mr. Moran, Mr. 
             Graham, Mr. Cruz, and Mr. Cornyn):
       S. 369. A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to 
     prohibit taking minors across State lines in circumvention of 
     laws requiring the involvement of parents in abortion 
     decisions; to the Committee on the Judiciary.
           By Mr. COCHRAN (for himself and Ms. Mikulski):
       S. 370. A bill to improve and expand geographic literacy 
     among kindergarten through grade 12 students in the United 
     States by improving professional development programs for 
     kindergarten through grade 12 teachers offered through 
     institutions of higher education; to the Committee on Health, 
     Education, Labor, and Pensions.
           By Mr. REED (for himself, Mr. Whitehouse, Ms. Warren, 
             and Mr. Cowan):
       S. 371. A bill to establish the Blackstone River Valley 
     National Historical Park, to dedicate the Park to John H. 
     Chafee, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy 
     and Natural Resources.
           By Mr. LAUTENBERG (for himself, Mr. Menendez, Ms. 
             Hirono, Mr. Franken, and Mr. Blumenthal):
       S. 372. A bill to provide for the reduction of unintended 
     pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, 
     and the promotion of healthy relationships, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and 
     Pensions.
           By Mrs. SHAHEEN (for herself and Mrs. Gillibrand):
       S. 373. A bill to amend titles 10, 32, 37, and 38 of the 
     United States Code, to add a definition of spouse for 
     purposes of military personnel policies and military and 
     veteran benefits that recognizes new State definitions of 
     spouse; to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

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