December 21, 2017 - Issue: Vol. 163, No. 209 — Daily Edition115th Congress (2017 - 2018) - 1st Session
INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND JOINT RESOLUTIONS; Congressional Record Vol. 163, No. 209
(Senate - December 21, 2017)
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[Pages S8259-S8260] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND JOINT RESOLUTIONS The following bills and joint resolutions were introduced, read the first [[Page S8260]] and second times by unanimous consent, and referred as indicated: By Mr. SCHATZ: S. 2260. A bill to establish and fund an Opioids and STOP Initiative to expand, intensify, and coordinate fundamental, translational, and clinical research of the National Institutes of Health with respect to opioid abuse, the understanding of pain, and the discovery and development of safer and more effective treatments and preventive interventions for pain; to the Committee on Finance. By Mr. LANKFORD (for himself, Ms. Klobuchar, Mr. Graham, Ms. Harris, Ms. Collins, and Mr. Heinrich): S. 2261. A bill to protect the administration of Federal elections against cybersecurity threats; to the Committee on Rules and Administration. By Mrs. McCASKILL (for herself, Mr. Rubio, and Ms. Hassan): S. 2262. A bill to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish in the Department of Homeland Security a board to coordinate and integrate departmental intelligence and activities and policy related to counterterrorism, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. By Mr. DONNELLY (for himself and Mr. Young): S. 2263. A bill to amend the Agricultural Act of 2014 to require base acres planted to fruits, vegetables, and wild rice to be considered planted to a covered commodity for purposes of any recalculation of base acres; to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. By Mr. REED (for himself and Mr. Whitehouse): S. 2264. A bill to amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to add Rhode Island to the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. By Mr. CRUZ (for himself, Mr. Leahy, Mr. Rubio, Mr. Perdue, Mr. Menendez, Mrs. Capito, and Mr. Durbin): S. 2265. A bill to promote democracy and the rule of law in Nicaragua, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Foreign Relations. By Ms. KLOBUCHAR (for herself and Mr. Cornyn): S. 2266. A bill to authorize the Office on Violence Against Women to improve the handling of crimes of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking by incorporating a trauma-informed approach into the initial response to and investigation of such crimes; to the Committee on the Judiciary. By Mr. FRANKEN: S. 2267. A bill to amend title 11, United States Code, to prioritize certain pension claims in bankruptcy, and for other purposes; to the Committee on the Judiciary. By Mr. BOOKER (for himself, Mr. Perdue, Mr. Kaine, Mr. Brown, and Ms. Harris): S. 2268. A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to modify certain provisions relating to the capital financing of historically Black colleges and universities; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. By Mr. CASEY (for himself and Mr. Isakson): S. 2269. A bill to reauthorize the Global Food Security Act of 2016 for 5 additional years; to the Committee on Foreign Relations. By Mr. DAINES (for himself, Ms. Harris, Mr. Merkley, Ms. Klobuchar, Ms. Murkowski, and Ms. Baldwin): S. 2270. A bill to make improvements to the account for the State response to the opioid abuse crisis to improve tribal health; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. By Mr. REED (for himself, Ms. Collins, Mr. Cochran, Mrs. Gillibrand, and Ms. Murkowski): S. 2271. A bill to reauthorize the Museum and Library Services Act; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. By Ms. HARRIS (for herself, Ms. Warren, Mr. Blumenthal, and Mrs. Feinstein): S. 2272. A bill to amend the Revised Statutes to grant State attorneys general the ability to issue subpoenas to investigate suspected violations of State laws that are applicable to national banks; to the Committee on the Judiciary. By Mr. SULLIVAN (for himself and Ms. Murkowski): S. 2273. A bill to extend the period during which vessels that are shorter than 79 feet in length and fishing vessels are not required to have a permit for discharges incidental to the normal operation of the vessel; considered and passed. By Mr. CARDIN (for himself, Mr. Van Hollen, Ms. Hirono, Mr. Carper, Mr. Markey, Mr. Schatz, Mrs. Gillibrand, Ms. Hassan, Mrs. Shaheen, Mr. Durbin, Mr. Warner, Mr. Leahy, Ms. Baldwin, Mr. Udall, Mrs. Murray, Mr. Brown, Mr. Blumenthal, Mr. Sanders, Mr. Kaine, Ms. Warren, and Mrs. Feinstein): S. 2274. A bill to provide for the compensation of Federal employees affected by lapses in appropriations; read the first time. By Mr. CASSIDY: S.J. Res. 51. A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to limiting the number of terms that a Member of Congress may serve; to the Committee on the Judiciary. ____________________