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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND JOINT RESOLUTIONS
(Senate - April 25, 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. DONNELLY:
       S. 810. A bill to require a pilot program on an online 
     computerized assessment to enhance detection of behaviors 
     indicating a risk of suicide and other mental health 
     conditions in members of the Armed Forces, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Armed Services.
           By Mrs. GILLIBRAND:
       S. 811. A bill to amend the Emergency Food Assistance Act 
     of 1983 to provide for the increased purchase of Kosher and 
     Halal food and to modify the labeling of the commodities list 
     under the emergency food assistance program to enable Kosher 
     and Halal food bank operators to identify which commodities 
     to obtain from local food banks; to the Committee on 
     Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
           By Mr. WYDEN (for himself and Ms. Murkowski):
       S. 812. A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior 
     to take actions to implement the Agreement between the United 
     States of America and the United Mexican States Concerning 
     Transboundary Hydrocarbon Reservoirs in the Gulf of Mexico; 
     to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
           By Mr. REID (for Mr. Lautenberg (for himself, Mrs. 
             Shaheen, Mrs. Boxer, Mrs. Gillibrand, Mrs. Murray, 
             Ms. Warren, and Mr. Murphy)):
       S. 813. A bill to require that Peace Corps volunteers be 
     subject to the same limitations regarding coverage of 
     abortion services as employees of the Peace Corps with 
     respect to coverage of such services, and for other purposes; 
     to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
           By Mr. REID (for Mr. Lautenberg):
       S. 814. A bill to provide stronger penalties for violations 
     of the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards; to the 
     Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
           By Mr. MERKLEY (for himself, Mr. Harkin, Mr. Kirk, Ms. 
             Collins, and Ms. Baldwin):
       S. 815. A bill to prohibit the employment discrimination on 
     the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity; to the 
     Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
           By Mr. UDALL of Colorado (for himself and Mr. Bennet):
       S. 816. A bill to amend the Omnibus Public Land Management 
     Act of 2009 to provide for the conduct of stewardship end 
     result contracting projects; to the Committee on Energy and 
     Natural Resources.
           By Mrs. GILLIBRAND (for herself and Mr. Rockefeller):
       S. 817. A bill to exempt the Federal Aviation 
     Administration from sequestration, and for other purposes; to 
     the Committee on Finance.
           By Ms. COLLINS (for herself, Mr. Udall of Colorado, Mr. 
             Risch, Mr. Toomey, Mrs. Hagan, Mr. Isakson, and Mr. 
             Roberts):
       S. 818. A bill to provide the Secretary of Transportation 
     with the flexibility to transfer certain funds to prevent 
     furloughs by the Federal Aviation Administration, and for 
     other purposes; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
           By Mr. BURR:
       S. 819. A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to 
     require a program of mental health care and rehabilitation 
     for veterans for service-related post-traumatic stress 
     disorder, depression, anxiety disorder, or a related 
     substance use disorder, and for other purposes; to the 
     Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
           By Mrs. FEINSTEIN (for herself, Ms. Stabenow, and Ms. 
             Collins):
       S. 820. 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 Mrs. GILLIBRAND (for herself, Mr. Brown, Mr. Cowan, 
             Mr. Casey, Mr. Sanders, Mr. Schumer, Mr. Harkin, and 
             Mr. Franken):
       S. 821. A bill to amend the Department of Agriculture 
     Reorganization Act of 1994 to establish in the Department of 
     Agriculture a Healthy Food Financing Initiative; to the 
     Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
           By Mr. LEAHY (for himself and Mr. Cornyn):
       S. 822. A bill to protect crime victims' rights, to 
     eliminate the substantial backlog of DNA samples collected 
     from crime scenes and convicted offenders, to improve and 
     expand the DNA testing capacity of Federal, State, and local 
     crime laboratories, to increase research and development of 
     new DNA testing technologies, to develop new training 
     programs regarding the collection and use of DNA evidence, to 
     provide post conviction testing of DNA evidence to exonerate 
     the innocent, to improve the performance of counsel in State 
     capital cases, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     the Judiciary.
           By Mr. WHITEHOUSE:
       S. 823. A bill to authorize the appropriation of 
     $500,000,000 for fiscal year 2014 to provide grants to States 
     for surface transportation projects of national and regional 
     significance; to the Committee on Environment and Public 
     Works.
           By Mr. MENENDEZ (for himself, Mrs. Shaheen, Mr. Begich, 
             Mr. Blumenthal, Mr. Brown, Mr. Lautenberg, Mr. Leahy, 
             Mr. Merkley, and Mr. Udall of New Mexico):
       S. 824. A bill to amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 
     to require shareholder authorization before a public company 
     may make certain political expenditures, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban 
     Affairs.
           By Mr. SANDERS (for himself and Mr. Burr):
       S. 825. A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to 
     improve the provision of services for homeless veterans, and 
     for other purposes; to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
           By Mr. REID (for Mr. Lautenberg (for himself, Mr. 
             Blumenthal, Mr. Harkin, and Mr. Durbin)):
       S. 826. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 
     to reform and enforce taxation of tobacco products; to the 
     Committee on Finance.
           By Mr. MENENDEZ (for himself, Mr. Nelson, Mr. Durbin, 
             Mr. Reed, and Mr. Whitehouse):
       S. 827. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 
     to require oil polluters to pay the full cost of oil spills, 
     and for other purposes; to the Committee on Finance.
           By Mr. MENENDEZ (for himself, Mr. Nelson, Mr. Durbin, 
             Mr. Reed, and Mr. Whitehouse):
       S. 828. A bill to amend the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 to 
     require oil polluters to pay the full cost of oil spills, and 
     for other purposes; to the Committee on Environment and 
     Public Works.
           By Mrs. HAGAN:
       S. 829. A bill to improve the financial literacy of 
     students; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and 
     Pensions.
           By Mr. MANCHIN (for himself, Ms. Murkowski, Mr. 
             Rockefeller, Mr. Hoeven, Ms. Landrieu, Mr. Portman, 
             and Mr. Vitter):

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       S. 830. A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control 
     Act to clarify and confirm the authority of the Environmental 
     Protection Agency to deny or restrict the use of defined 
     areas as disposal sites for the discharge of dredged or fill 
     material; to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
           By Mr. COATS (for himself, Mr. Lee, Mr. Barrasso, Mr. 
             Chambliss, Mr. Coburn, Mr. Crapo, Mr. Enzi, Mr. 
             Hoeven, Mr. Isakson, Mr. Risch, Mr. Vitter, Mr. 
             Wicker, Mr. Sessions, and Mr. Hatch):
       S. 831. A bill to limit the authority of the Secretary of 
     the Interior to issue regulations before December 31, 2017, 
     under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977; 
     to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
           By Mr. DONNELLY:
       S. 832. A bill to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs 
     to carry out pilot programs on furnishing case management 
     services and assisted living to children of Vietnam veterans 
     and certain Korea service veterans born with spina bifida and 
     children of women Vietnam veterans born with certain birth 
     defects, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Veterans' Affairs.
           By Mrs. MURRAY (for herself and Mr. Franken):
       S. 833. A bill to amend subtitle B of title VII of the 
     McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act to provide education 
     for homeless children and youths, and for other purposes; to 
     the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
           By Mrs. MURRAY (for herself and Mr. Franken):
       S. 834. A bill to amend the Child Care and Development 
     Block Grant Act of 1990 to ensure access to high-quality 
     child care for homeless children and families, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and 
     Pensions.
           By Mr. SCHUMER (for himself, Mr. Menendez, Ms. 
             Stabenow, Mr. Rockefeller, Mr. Brown, Mr. Cardin, Mr. 
             Whitehouse, and Mr. Durbin):
       S. 835. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 
     to extend and modify the American Opportunity Tax Credit, and 
     for other purposes; to the Committee on Finance.
           By Mr. BROWN (for himself, Mr. Durbin, Mr. Schumer, Mr. 
             Baucus, Mr. Rockefeller, Mr. Wyden, Ms. Stabenow, Mr. 
             Menendez, Mr. Cardin, Mr. Casey, Mrs. Murray, Mr. 
             Lautenberg, Mrs. Gillibrand, Mr. Cowan, Mr. 
             Whitehouse, Mr. Reed, Ms. Hirono, Mr. Harkin, Mr. 
             Levin, Mrs. Boxer, Mr. Blumenthal, Mr. Begich, Mr. 
             Schatz, Ms. Klobuchar, Mr. Franken, Mr. Bennet, Ms. 
             Warren, Mr. Johnson of South Dakota, Mr. Merkley, and 
             Mr. Murphy):
       S. 836. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 
     to strengthen the earned income tax credit and make permanent 
     certain tax provisions under the American Recovery and 
     Reinvestment Act of 2009; to the Committee on Finance.
           By Mr. HARKIN (for himself, Mr. Leahy, Mr. Brown, Mr. 
             Tester, Mr. Casey, Ms. Klobuchar, Mr. Udall of New 
             Mexico, Mr. Merkley, Mr. Franken, and Mr. Johnson of 
             South Dakota):
       S. 837. A bill to expand and improve opportunities for 
     beginning farmers and ranchers, and for other purposes; to 
     the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
           By Mrs. McCASKILL (for herself and Mr. Blunt):
       S. 838. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 
     to protect employees in the building and construction 
     industry who are participants in multiemployer plans, and for 
     other purposes; to the Committee on Finance.
           By Mr. NELSON (for himself, Mr. Rockefeller, Mr. 
             Schatz, and Ms. Hirono):
       S. 839. A bill to reauthorize the Coral Reef Conservation 
     Act of 2000, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
           By Mr. FRANKEN (for himself and Mr. Bennet):
       S. 840. A bill to recruit, support, and prepare principals 
     to improve student academic achievement at eligible schools; 
     to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
           By Mr. BENNET (for himself and Mr. Udall of Colorado):
       S. 841. A bill to designate certain Federal land in the San 
     Juan National Forest in the State of Colorado as wilderness, 
     and for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy and 
     Natural Resources.
           By Mr. SCHUMER (for himself and Mr. Grassley):
       S. 842. A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security 
     Act to provide for an extension of the Medicare-dependent 
     hospital (MDH) program and the increased payments under the 
     Medicare low-volume hospital program; to the Committee on 
     Finance.
           By Mr. INHOFE:
       S. 843. A bill to limit the amount of ammunition purchased 
     or possessed by certain Federal agencies for a 6-month 
     period; to the Committee on Homeland Security and 
     Governmental Affairs.
           By Mr. SANDERS (for himself, Ms. Mikulski, and Mr. 
             Brown):
       S. 844. A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary 
     Education Act of 1965 in order to support the community 
     schools model; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, 
     and Pensions.
           By Mr. TESTER (for himself and Mr. Moran):
       S. 845. A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to 
     improve the Department of Veterans Affairs Health 
     Professionals Educational Assistance Program, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
           By Mr. DURBIN:
       S. 846. A bill to amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 
     1993 to permit leave to care for a same-sex spouse, domestic 
     partner, parent-in-law, adult child, sibling, grandchild, or 
     grandparent who has a serious health condition; to the 
     Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
           By Mr. CRAPO (for himself and Mr. Risch):
       S. 847. A bill to amend the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 
     1972 to allow the importation of polar bear trophies taken in 
     sport hunts in Canada before the date on which the polar bear 
     was determined to be a threatened species under the 
     Endangered Species Act of 1973; to the Committee on Commerce, 
     Science, and Transportation.
           By Mr. REED (for himself and Mr. Grassley):
       S. 848. A bill to promote transparency by permitting the 
     Public Company Accounting Oversight Board to allow its 
     disciplinary proceedings to be open to the public, and for 
     other purposes; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and 
     Urban Affairs.
           By Mr. BENNET (for himself, Mr. Baucus, and Mr. Udall 
             of Colorado):
       S. 849. A bill to amend the Healthy Forests Restoration Act 
     of 2003 to provide for the conduct of stewardship contracting 
     projects, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
           By Mr. ALEXANDER (for himself, Mr. Johanns, Mr. Enzi, 
             Mr. Roberts, Mr. Blunt, Mr. Inhofe, Mr. Isakson, Mr. 
             Scott, Mr. Kirk, Mr. Rubio, Mr. Coburn, and Mr. 
             Risch):
       S. 850. A bill to prohibit the National Labor Relations 
     Board from taking any action that requires a quorum of the 
     members of the Board until such time as Board constituting a 
     quorum shall have been confirmed by the Senate, the Supreme 
     Court issues a decision on the constitutionality of the 
     appointments to the Board made in January 2012, or the 
     adjournment sine die of the first session of the 113th 
     Congress; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and 
     Pensions.
           By Mr. SANDERS:
       S. 851. A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to 
     extend to all veterans with a serious service-connected 
     injury eligibility to participate in the family caregiver 
     services program; to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
           By Mr. SANDERS:
       S. 852. A bill to improve health care furnished by the 
     Department of Veterans Affairs by increasing access to 
     complementary and alternative medicine and other approaches 
     to wellness and preventive care, and for other purposes; to 
     the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
           By Ms. COLLINS (for herself, Mr. Rockefeller, Mr. 
             Thune, Mr. Udall of Colorado, Mr. Risch, Mrs. Hagan, 
             Mr. Roberts, Mr. Isakson, Mr. Toomey, Mrs. McCaskill, 
             Ms. Murkowski, Mr. Warner, Mr. Chambliss, Mr. Nelson, 
             Mr. Begich, and Mr. Heller):
       S. 853. A bill to provide the Secretary of Transportation 
     with the flexibility to transfer certain funds to prevent 
     reduced operations and staffing of the Federal Aviation 
     Administration, and for other purposes; considered and 
     passed.
           By Mr. MERKLEY (for himself, Mr. Franken, and Mr. 
             Begich):
       S. 854. A bill to improve student academic achievement in 
     science, technology, engineering, and mathematics subjects; 
     to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
           By Mr. NELSON:
       S. 855. A bill to increase the portion of community 
     development block grants that may be used to provide public 
     services, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.


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  On Page S3029, April 25, 2013, in the third column, the 
following appears: ``S. 854. A bill to improve student academic 
achievement in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics 
subjects; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and 
Pensions. By Mr. Johanns (for himself, Mr. WYDEN, and Mrs. 
FISCHER): S. J. Res. 14. A joint resolution . . .''
  
  The Record has been corrected to add: ``S. 854. A bill to 
improve student academic achievement in science, technology, 
engineering, and mathematics subjects; to the Committee on Health, 
Education, Labor, and Pensions. By Mr. NELSON: S. 855. A bill to 
increase the portion of community development block grants that 
may be used to provide public services, and for other purposes; to 
the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. By Mr. 
Johanns (for himself, Mr. WYDEN, and Mrs. FISCHER): S. J. Res. 14. 
A joint resolution . . .''


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           By Mr. JOHANNS (for himself, Mr. Wyden, and Mrs. 
             Fischer):
       S.J. Res. 14. A joint resolution amending title 36, United 
     States Code, to designate the last Friday in April as Arbor 
     Day; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

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