PUBLIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS
(House of Representatives - April 17, 2013)

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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. COURTNEY (for himself, Mr. Larson of 
             Connecticut, Ms. DeLauro, Ms. Pingree of Maine, and 
             Mr. Schrader):
       H.R. 1590. A bill to amend the Specialty Crops 
     Competitiveness Act of 2004 to include farmed shellfish as 
     specialty crops; to the Committee on Agriculture.
           By Mr. CARTER (for himself, Mr. Burgess, Ms. Speier, 
             Mr. King of New York, Mr. McCaul, and Mr. Rangel):
       H.R. 1591. A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to 
     provide for the establishment and maintenance of an 
     undiagnosed diseases network, and for other purposes; to the 
     Committee on Energy and Commerce.

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           By Mr. MICA (for himself, Ms. Wilson of Florida, Mr. 
             Diaz-Balart, Ms. Wasserman Schultz, Mr. Radel, Mr. 
             Hastings of Florida, Mr. Rooney, Mr. Buchanan, Mr. 
             Garcia, Ms. Ros-Lehtinen, and Mr. Miller of Florida):
       H.R. 1592. A bill to provide for the conveyance of the 
     David W. Dyer Federal Building and United States Courthouse 
     in Miami, Florida, to Miami Dade College in Miami Dade 
     County, Florida; to the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure.
           By Ms. SPEIER (for herself, Mr. Andrews, Ms. Bass, Mr. 
             Becerra, Mr. Bera, Mr. Blumenauer, Ms. Bonamici, Mr. 
             Brady of Pennsylvania, Mr. Braley of Iowa, Ms. Brown 
             of Florida, Mr. Butterfield, Mr. Capuano, Mr. Carson 
             of Indiana, Mr. Cartwright, Ms. Castor of Florida, 
             Ms. Chu, Mr. Cicilline, Ms. Clarke, Mr. Clay, Mr. 
             Cleaver, Mr. Cohen, Mr. Connolly, Mr. Conyers, Mr. 
             Crowley, Mr. Cummings, Mr. Danny K. Davis of 
             Illinois, Mr. DeFazio, Ms. DeGette, Ms. DeLauro, Mr. 
             Delaney, Mr. Doggett, Ms. Edwards, Mr. Ellison, Ms. 
             Eshoo, Mr. Farr, Mr. Fattah, Ms. Frankel of Florida, 
             Mr. Garamendi, Mr. Al Green of Texas, Mr. Grijalva, 
             Mr. Gutierrez, Ms. Hahn, Mr. Hastings of Florida, Mr. 
             Holt, Mr. Honda, Mr. Huffman, Ms. Jackson Lee, Mr. 
             Johnson of Georgia, Mr. Jones, Ms. Kaptur, Mr. 
             Keating, Mr. Kind, Ms. Lee of California, Mr. Lewis, 
             Mr. Levin, Mr. Ben Ray Lujan of New Mexico, Mrs. 
             Carolyn B. Maloney of New York, Mr. Markey, Ms. 
             Matsui, Mrs. McCarthy of New York, Ms. McCollum, Mr. 
             McGovern, Mr. McNerney, Mr. George Miller of 
             California, Ms. Moore, Mrs. Napolitano, Ms. Norton, 
             Mr. Payne, Mr. Perlmutter, Ms. Pingree of Maine, Mr. 
             Polis, Mr. Quigley, Mr. Rangel, Mr. Rahall, Ms. 
             Roybal-Allard, Ms. Schakowsky, Ms. Schwartz, Mr. 
             Schrader, Mr. Thompson of California, Mr. Thompson of 
             Mississippi, Mr. Tierney, Ms. Titus, Mr. Tonko, Mr. 
             Walz, Ms. Waters, Mr. Welch, Ms. Wilson of Florida, 
             and Mr. Larson of Connecticut):
       H.R. 1593. A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to 
     improve the prevention of and response to sexual assault in 
     the Armed Forces by establishing a Sexual Assault Oversight 
     and Response Council and an enhanced Sexual Assault Oversight 
     and Response Office and by requiring the appointment of a 
     Director of Military Prosecutions for sexual-related offenses 
     committed by a member of the Armed Forces, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Armed Services.
           By Mr. CASSIDY (for himself, Mr. Bridenstine, Mr. 
             LaMalfa, Mrs. Noem, Mr. Posey, Mr. Fleming, and Mr. 
             Olson):
       H.R. 1594. A bill to prohibit the use of Federal funds for 
     the costs of official portraits of members of Congress, heads 
     of executive agencies, or heads of offices of the legislative 
     branch; to the Committee on House Administration, 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. COURTNEY (for himself, Mr. Bishop of New York, 
             Ms. Bonamici, Mr. Braley of Iowa, Mrs. Bustos, Mrs. 
             Capps, Mr. Cardenas, Mr. Carson of Indiana, Mr. 
             Castro of Texas, Mr. Cicilline, Ms. Clarke, Mr. 
             Cohen, Mr. Connolly, Ms. DeLauro, Ms. DelBene, Mr. 
             Dingell, Mr. Doyle, Ms. Duckworth, Ms. Edwards, Ms. 
             Esty, Mr. Grijalva, Mr. Higgins, Mr. Himes, Mr. 
             Hinojosa, Mr. Holt, Mr. Horsford, Ms. Jackson Lee, 
             Mr. Kilmer, Mr. Langevin, Mr. Larsen of Washington, 
             Mr. Larson of Connecticut, Ms. Lee of California, Mr. 
             Lewis, Mr. Loebsack, Mrs. Carolyn B. Maloney of New 
             York, Mr. Markey, Mr. McDermott, Mr. McGovern, Ms. 
             Moore, Mr. Nadler, Ms. Norton, Mr. Peters of 
             Michigan, Ms. Pingree of Maine, Mr. Polis, Mr. 
             Rangel, Mr. Ryan of Ohio, Ms. Loretta Sanchez of 
             California, Mr. Sarbanes, Ms. Schakowsky, Mr. Schiff, 
             Mr. Schrader, Ms. Schwartz, Ms. Shea-Porter, Ms. 
             Slaughter, Mr. Tonko, Mr. Van Hollen, Mr. Vela, Mr. 
             Walz, Mr. Waxman, Mr. Welch, Mr. Yarmuth, Mr. 
             Conyers, Mr. Al Green of Texas, Ms. Roybal-Allard, 
             Mr. Thompson of California, Mr. Peters of California, 
             Mr. Tierney, Mr. Lynch, Mr. Cartwright, Mr. Ben Ray 
             Lujan of New Mexico, Mr. Vargas, Ms. Bordallo, Ms. 
             Eshoo, Ms. Castor of Florida, Ms. Titus, Mrs. Davis 
             of California, Mr. Ellison, Mr. Enyart, Mr. Foster, 
             Mr. Gene Green of Texas, Mr. Kildee, Mr. Kind, Mr. 
             Matheson, Mr. McIntyre, Mr. O'Rourke, Mr. Rush, Mr. 
             Sablan, Mr. Smith of Washington, Mr. Capuano, and Ms. 
             Wilson of Florida):
       H.R. 1595. A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 
     to extend the reduced interest rate for Federal Direct 
     Stafford Loans; to the Committee on Education and the 
     Workforce.
           By Mr. DeFAZIO:
       H.R. 1596. A bill to increase the employment of Americans 
     by requiring State workforce agencies to certify that 
     employers are actively recruiting Americans and that 
     Americans are not qualified or available to fill the 
     positions that the employer wants to fill with H-2B 
     nonimmigrants; to the Committee on the Judiciary.
           By Mr. DEUTCH:
       H.R. 1597. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to provide a credit to individuals for legal expenses 
     paid with respect to establishing guardianship of a disabled 
     individual; to the Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. GRIFFIN of Arkansas (for himself, Mr. Griffith 
             of Virginia, Mr. McGovern, Ms. Shea-Porter, Mr. 
             Nunnelee, Ms. Hanabusa, Mr. Blumenauer, Ms. Bordallo, 
             Ms. Slaughter, Mr. Keating, Mr. Himes, Mr. Rush, Mrs. 
             Hartzler, Mr. Jones, Ms. Norton, Mr. Brady of 
             Pennsylvania, Mr. Westmoreland, Mr. Rahall, Mr. 
             Grijalva, Mrs. Miller of Michigan, Mr. Hastings of 
             Florida, Mr. Van Hollen, Mr. Bucshon, Mr. Heck of 
             Washington, Mr. Bridenstine, Mr. Latta, Mr. Long, Mr. 
             Takano, Mr. Olson, Mr. Wittman, Mr. Stewart, Mr. 
             Fitzpatrick, Mr. Polis, Mrs. Roby, Mr. Bentivolio, 
             and Mr. Cohen):
       H.R. 1598. A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to 
     direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to issue, upon 
     request, veteran identification cards to certain veterans; to 
     the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
           By Mr. GRIJALVA (for himself, Mr. Gary G. Miller of 
             California, and Mrs. Napolitano):
       H.R. 1599. A bill to amend section 520E of the Public 
     Health Service Act to require States and their designees 
     receiving grants for development or implementation of 
     statewide suicide early intervention and prevention 
     strategies to consult with each Federally recognized Indian 
     tribe, tribal organization, and urban Indian organization in 
     the State; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
           By Mr. GRIJALVA:
       H.R. 1600. A bill to prescribe procedures for effective 
     consultation and coordination by Federal agencies with 
     federally recognized Indian tribes regarding Federal 
     Government activities that impact tribal lands and interests 
     to ensure that meaningful tribal input is an integral part of 
     the Federal decisionmaking process; to the Committee on 
     Natural Resources.
           By Mr. GRIJALVA (for himself, Ms. Chu, Mr. Conyers, Ms. 
             Norton, Ms. Lee of California, Ms. Schakowsky, and 
             Mr. Serrano):
       H.R. 1601. A bill to amend title XVI of the Social Security 
     Act to update eligibility for the supplemental security 
     income program, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Ways and Means.
           By Mr. GRIJALVA:
       H.R. 1602. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to allow Indian tribes to transfer the credit for 
     electricity produced from renewable resources; to the 
     Committee on Ways and Means.
           By Mr. GRIMM (for himself, Mr. King of New York, and 
             Mr. Meeks):
       H.R. 1603. A bill to support and promote community 
     financial institutions in the mutual form, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Financial Services.
           By Mr. LAMBORN:
       H.R. 1604. A bill to establish the National Geospatial 
     Technology Administration within the United States Geological 
     Survey to enhance the use of geospatial data, products, 
     technology, and services, to increase the economy and 
     efficiency of Federal geospatial activities, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in 
     addition to the Committees on Oversight and Government 
     Reform, Science, Space, and Technology, and Agriculture, 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. LARSON of Connecticut:
       H.R. 1605. A bill to protect Second Amendment rights, 
     ensure that all individuals who should be prohibited from 
     buying a firearm are listed in the National Instant Criminal 
     Background Check System, and provide a responsible and 
     consistent background check process; to the Committee on the 
     Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Veterans' 
     Affairs, and 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. NEUGEBAUER:
       H.R. 1606. A bill to amend the Federal Crop Insurance Act 
     to make available to producers a supplemental coverage option 
     based on both an individual yield and loss basis and an area 
     yield and loss basis in order to allow producers to cover all 
     or a portion of their deductible under the individual yield 
     and loss policy, to improve the accuracy of actual production 
     history determinations, and for other purposes; to the 
     Committee on Agriculture.
           By Mrs. NOEM (for herself and Mr. Terry):
       H.R. 1607. A bill to amend the Federal Crop Insurance Act 
     to extend certain supplemental agricultural disaster 
     assistance programs to cover fiscal years 2012 through 2018,

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     and for other purposes; to the Committee on Agriculture.
           By Mr. OWENS:
       H.R. 1608. A bill to require the Secretary of Health and 
     Human Services to promulgate regulations regarding the 
     authorship, content, format, and dissemination of Patient 
     Medication Information to ensure patients receive consistent 
     and high-quality information about their prescription 
     medications and are aware of the potential risks and benefits 
     of prescription medications; to the Committee on Energy and 
     Commerce.
           By Mr. PASCRELL (for himself and Mr. King of New York):
       H.R. 1609. A bill to authorize the Secretary of Education 
     to make grants to support fire safety education programs on 
     college campuses; to the Committee on Education and the 
     Workforce.
           By Mr. RIBBLE (for himself, Mr. Walz, Mr. Gibbs, Mr. 
             Rokita, Mr. Petri, and Mr. Duffy):
       H.R. 1610. A bill to amend the Food, Conservation, and 
     Energy Act of 2008 to authorize producers on a farm to 
     produce fruits and vegetables for processing on the base 
     acres of the farm; to the Committee on Agriculture.
           By Mr. RIBBLE:
       H.R. 1611. A bill to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture 
     to use funds derived from conservation-related programs 
     executed on National Forest System lands to utilize the 
     Agriculture Conservation Experienced Services Program; to the 
     Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committee on 
     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. ROGERS of Alabama (for himself, Mr. Aderholt, 
             Mr. Bachus, Mr. Bonner, Mr. Brooks of Alabama, Mrs. 
             Roby, and Ms. Sewell of Alabama):
       H.R. 1612. A bill to direct the Secretary of Veterans 
     Affairs to convey a parcel of land in Tuskegee, Alabama, to 
     Tuskegee University, and for other purposes; to the Committee 
     on Veterans' Affairs.
           By Mr. LATHAM (for himself, Mr. Cole, Mr. Duffy, Mr. 
             Fitzpatrick, Mr. Fortenberry, Mr. Hanna, Mr. King of 
             Iowa, and Mr. Nugent):
       H. Res. 166. A resolution condemning any proposals for the 
     arbitrary seizure of funds from federally insured deposit 
     accounts in the United States by the Government without due 
     process; to the Committee on Financial Services.
           By Mr. GRAVES of Missouri (for himself, Mr. Hanna, Mr. 
             Schiff, Mr. Payne, Mr. Simpson, Ms. Bordallo, Mr. 
             Loebsack, Mr. Neal, Mr. Holt, Mr. Guthrie, Mr. Roe of 
             Tennessee, and Mr. Walz):
       H. Res. 167. A resolution recognizing the roles and 
     contributions of America's teachers to building and enhancing 
     our Nation's civic, cultural, and economic well-being; to the 
     Committee on Education and the Workforce.
           By Mr. MARKEY (for himself, Mr. Neal, Mr. McGovern, Mr. 
             Kennedy, Ms. Tsongas, Mr. Tierney, Mr. Capuano, Mr. 
             Lynch, and Mr. Keating):
       H. Res. 168. A resolution condemning the horrific attacks 
     of April 15, 2013, in Boston, Massachusetts, and expressing 
     support, sympathy, and prayers for all persons impacted by 
     this tragedy; to the Committee on Oversight and Government 
     Reform.

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