INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND JOINT RESOLUTIONS; Congressional Record Vol. 161, No. 64
(Senate - April 30, 2015)

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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 Ms. KLOBUCHAR (for herself and Mr. Tester):
       S. 1139. A bill to amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 
     to require States to provide for same day registration; to 
     the Committee on Rules and Administration.
           By Mr. BARRASSO (for himself, Mr. Donnelly, Mr. Inhofe, 
             Ms. Heitkamp, Mr. Roberts, Mr. Manchin, Mr. Sullivan, 
             Mr. Rounds, Mr. Blunt, Mr. McConnell, Mrs. Capito, 
             Mrs. Fischer, and Mr. Hoeven):
       S. 1140. A bill to require the Secretary of the Army and 
     the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to 
     propose a regulation revising the definition of the term 
     ``waters of the United States'', and for other purposes; to 
     the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
           By Ms. COLLINS (for herself and Mr. Casey):
       S. 1141. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 
     to provide tax incentives for small businesses; to the 
     Committee on Finance.
           By Mr. LEE (for himself, Mr. Hatch, and Mr. Vitter):
       S. 1142. A bill to clarify that noncommercial species found 
     entirely within the borders of a single State are not in 
     interstate commerce or subject to regulation under the 
     Endangered Species Act of 1973 or any other provision of law 
     enacted as an exercise of the power of Congress to regulate 
     interstate commerce; to the Committee on Environment and 
     Public Works.
           By Ms. CANTWELL:
       S. 1143. A bill to make the authority of States of 
     Washington, Oregon, and California to manage Dungeness crab 
     fishery permanent and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
           By Mr. WHITEHOUSE (for himself and Ms. Hirono):
       S. 1144. A bill to amend title 5, United States Code, to 
     provide for a corporate responsibility investment option 
     under the Thrift Savings Plan; to the Committee on Homeland 
     Security and Governmental Affairs.
           By Mr. CASEY (for himself and Mr. Manchin):
       S. 1145. A bill to improve compliance with mine safety and 
     health laws, empower miners to raise safety concerns, prevent 
     future mine tragedies, and for other purposes; to the 
     Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
           By Mr. HOEVEN (for himself, Mr. King, Mr. Cotton, Mr. 
             Boozman, and Mr. Risch):
       S. 1146. A bill to amend the Richard B. Russell National 
     School Lunch Act to prohibit further reductions in sodium 
     levels and to reinstate the grain-rich requirements 
     applicable to the national school lunch and breakfast 
     programs; to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and 
     Forestry.
           By Mr. GRAHAM (for himself and Mr. Scott):
       S. 1147. A bill to designate the Federal building and 
     United States courthouse located at 83 Meeting Street in 
     Charleston, South Carolina, as the ``J. Waties Waring 
     Judicial Center''; to the Committee on Environment and Public 
     Works.
           By Mr. NELSON (for himself, Mr. Reid, and Mr. Schumer):
       S. 1148. A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security 
     Act to provide for the distribution of additional residency 
     positions, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Finance.
           By Mr. VITTER (for himself, Mr. Bennet, Mr. Gardner, 
             and Mr. Scott):
       S. 1149. A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security 
     Act to require reporting of certain data by providers and 
     suppliers of air ambulance services for purposes of reforming 
     reimbursements for such services under the Medicare program, 
     and for other purposes; to the Committee on Finance.
           By Mrs. MURRAY (for herself, Mr. Durbin, Ms. Mikulski, 
             Mrs. Boxer, Mr. Blumenthal, Mr. Markey, Mr. Casey, 
             Mr. Murphy, Ms. Stabenow, Mr. Brown, Mr. Peters, Mr. 
             Schumer, Mr. Leahy, Mrs. Shaheen, Mr. Reid, Mr. 
             Schatz, Mr. Heinrich, Mr. Wyden, Mr. Booker, Mr. 
             Merkley, Ms. Hirono, Mr. Reed, Mr. Franken, Mrs. 
             Gillibrand, Mr. Cardin, Ms. Cantwell, Ms. Warren, Mr. 
             Udall, Ms. Baldwin, Mr. Kaine, Mrs. Feinstein, Mr. 
             Whitehouse, and Ms. Klobuchar):
       S. 1150. A bill to provide for increases in the Federal 
     minimum wage; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, 
     and Pensions.
           By Mr. VITTER:
       S. 1151. A bill to amend title IX of the Public Health 
     Service Act to revise the operations of the United States 
     Preventive Services Task Force, and for other purposes; to 
     the Committee on Finance.
           By Mr. WHITEHOUSE:
       S. 1152. A bill to make permanent the extended period of 
     protections for members of uniformed services relating to 
     mortgages, mortgage foreclosure, and eviction, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
           By Mr. CORNYN (for himself and Mr. Cruz):
       S. 1153. A bill to provide legal certainty to property 
     owners along the Red River in Texas, and for other purposes; 
     to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
           By Ms. MURKOWSKI:
       S. 1154. A bill to reverse the designation by the Secretary 
     of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture of certain 
     communities in the State of Alaska as nonrural; to the 
     Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
           By Mr. TESTER:
       S. 1155. 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. DURBIN (for himself, Mr. Whitehouse, Mr. Brown, 
             and Mr. Franken):
       S. 1156. A bill to amend title 11, United States Code, to 
     improve protections for employees and retirees in business 
     bankruptcies; to the Committee on the Judiciary.
           By Mr. BURR (for himself and Mr. Tillis):
       S. 1157. A bill to require the Director of the Office of 
     Management and Budget to consider Brunswick County, North 
     Carolina to be part of the same metropolitan statistical area 
     as Wilmington, North Carolina; to the Committee on Homeland 
     Security and Governmental Affairs.
           By Mr. LEAHY (for himself, Mr. Franken, Ms. Warren, Mr. 
             Blumenthal, Mr. Wyden, and Mr. Markey):
       S. 1158. A bill to ensure the privacy and security of 
     sensitive personal information, to prevent and mitigate 
     identity theft, to provide notice of security breaches 
     involving sensitive personal information, and to enhance law 
     enforcement assistance and other

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     protections against security breaches, fraudulent access, and 
     misuse of personal information; to the Committee on the 
     Judiciary.
           By Mr. SCHUMER (for himself, Ms. Collins, Mrs. 
             Gillibrand, and Mr. Cochran):
       S. 1159. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 
     to expand tax-free distributions from individual retirement 
     accounts for charitable purposes; to the Committee on 
     Finance.
           By Mr. UDALL (for himself, Mr. Heinrich, Mr. Tester, 
             and Mr. Bennet):
       S. 1160. A bill to amend the Public Land 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 Mr. ALEXANDER (for himself, Mr. McConnell, and Mr. 
             Paul):
       S. 1161. A bill to amend the Horse Protection Act to 
     provide increased protection for horses participating in 
     shows, exhibitions, or sales, and for other purposes; to the 
     Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
           By Mr. TOOMEY:
       S. 1162. A bill to ensure Federal law enforcement officers 
     remain able to ensure their own safety, and the safety of 
     their families, during a covered furlough; to the Committee 
     on the Judiciary.
           By Mr. UDALL (for himself, Ms. Murkowski, Ms. Heitkamp, 
             Mr. Tester, Mr. Franken, Mr. Heinrich, and Mr. 
             Schatz):
       S. 1163. A bill to amend the Native American Programs Act 
     of 1974 to provide flexibility and reauthorization to ensure 
     the survival and continuing vitality of Native American 
     languages; to the Committee on Indian Affairs.
           By Mr. KIRK (for himself, Mr. Blumenthal, Mr. Blunt, 
             Mr. Moran, and Mr. Roberts):
       S. 1164. A bill to protect consumer from discriminatory 
     State taxes on motor vehicle rentals; to the Committee on 
     Finance.
           By Mr. MERKLEY (for himself and Mr. Durbin):
       S. 1165. A bill to provide consumer protections for 
     students; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and 
     Pensions.
           By Mr. MERKLEY:
       S. 1166. A bill to establish a pilot grant program to 
     support career and technical education exploration programs 
     in middle schools and high schools; to the Committee on 
     Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
           By Mr. CRAPO (for himself and Mr. Risch):
       S. 1167. A bill to modify the boundaries of the Pole Creek 
     Wilderness, the Owyhee River Wilderness, and the North Fork 
     Owyhee Wilderness and to authorize the continued use of 
     motorized vehicles for livestock monitoring, herding, and 
     grazing in certain wilderness areas in the State of Idaho; to 
     the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
           By Mr. KIRK (for himself and Mr. Durbin):
       S. 1168. A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security 
     Act to preserve access to rehabilitation innovation centers 
     under the Medicare program; to the Committee on Finance.
           By Mr. GRASSLEY (for himself and Mr. Whitehouse):
       S. 1169. A bill to reauthorize and improve the Juvenile 
     Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on the Judiciary.
           By Mrs. FEINSTEIN (for herself and Mr. Enzi):
       S. 1170. A bill to amend title 39, United States Code, to 
     extend the authority of the United States Postal Service to 
     issue a semipostal to raise funds for breast cancer research, 
     and for other purposes; to the Committee on Homeland Security 
     and Governmental Affairs.
           By Mr. NELSON:
       S. 1171. A bill to establish a moratorium on oil and gas-
     related seismic activities off the coastline of the State of 
     Florida, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy 
     and Natural Resources.
           By Mr. CARPER (for himself and Mr. Johnson):
       S. 1172. A bill to improve the process of presidential 
     transition; to the Committee on Homeland Security and 
     Governmental Affairs.
           By Mr. SCHUMER (for himself, Mrs. Boxer, Mrs. 
             McCaskill, Mrs. Gillibrand, Mr. Casey, Mrs. 
             Feinstein, Mr. Blumenthal, and Mr. Nelson):
       S. 1173. A bill to amend chapter 301 of title 49, United 
     States Code, to prohibit the rental of motor vehicles that 
     contain a defect related to motor vehicle safety, and for 
     other purposes; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
           By Mr. UDALL:
       S. 1174. A bill to deregulate interstate commerce with 
     respect to parimutuel wagering on horseracing, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
     Transportation.
           By Mr. WYDEN (for himself, Mrs. Feinstein, Mr. Schumer, 
             Mr. Brown, Mr. Casey, Mr. Warner, Mr. Merkley, and 
             Mr. Kaine):
       S. 1175. A bill to improve the safety of hazardous 
     materials rail transportation, and for other purposes; to the 
     Committee on Finance.
           By Mr. UDALL:
       S. 1176. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 
     to reform the system of public financing for Presidential 
     elections, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Rules 
     and Administration.
           By Mr. ALEXANDER:
       S. 1177. An original bill to reauthorize the Elementary and 
     Secondary Education Act of 1965 to ensure that every child 
     achieves; from the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and 
     Pensions; placed on the calendar.
           By Mr. FLAKE (for himself, Mr. McCain, and Mrs. 
             Fischer):
       S. 1178. A bill to prohibit implementation of a proposed 
     rule relating to the definition of the term ``waters of the 
     United States'' under the Clean Water Act, or any 
     substantially similar rule, until a Supplemental Scientific 
     Review Panel and Ephemeral and Intermittent Streams Advisory 
     Committee produce certain reports, and for other purposes; to 
     the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

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