INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND JOINT RESOLUTIONS; Congressional Record Vol. 165, No. 182
(Senate - November 14, 2019)

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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. SMITH (for herself, Mr. Cramer, Ms. Baldwin, 
             Mrs. Hyde-Smith, Mr. Durbin, and Mr. Wicker):
       S. 2855. A bill to require the Secretary to conduct a study 
     and issue a report on the affordability of insulin; to the 
     Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
           By Ms. HASSAN (for herself, Ms. Collins, Mr. King, Mr. 
             Blumenthal, Mrs. Gillibrand, Mr. Leahy, Mr. Casey, 
             Mr. Murphy, Mr. Carper, Mrs. Shaheen, and Mr. Coons):
       S. 2856. A bill to establish the Office of Regional 
     Greenhouse Gas Reduction Programs within the Environmental 
     Protection Agency, and for other purposes; to the Committee 
     on Environment and Public Works.
           By Mr. CARPER (for himself, Mr. Lankford, Mr. Cassidy, 
             and Mr. Tester):
       S. 2857. A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 
     to count military and veterans education benefits as Federal 
     educational assistance, and for other purposes; to the 
     Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
           By Mr. MORAN (for himself and Ms. Baldwin):
       S. 2858. A bill to require the Administrator of the Federal 
     Motor Carrier Safety Administration to establish an advisory 
     board focused on creating opportunities for women in the 
     trucking industry, and for other purposes; to the Committee 
     on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
           By Mr. SCHATZ (for himself and Mr. Barrasso):
       S. 2859. A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act with 
     respect to the designation of general surgery shortage areas, 
     and for other purposes; to the Committee on Health, 
     Education, Labor, and Pensions.
           By Mr. LANKFORD (for himself, Mr. Young, Mr. Cotton, 
             Mr. Cruz, Mr. Inhofe, Mr. Cornyn, Mr. Boozman, Mr. 
             Barrasso, Mr. Tillis, Mr. Braun, Mr. Cassidy, Mr. 
             Paul, and Mr. Crapo):
       S. 2860. A bill to repeal changes made by health care 
     reform laws to the Medicare exception to the prohibition on 
     certain physician referrals for hospitals, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Finance.
           By Mr. WYDEN (for himself and Mr. Merkley):
       S. 2861. A bill to amend the Secure Rural Schools and 
     Community Self-Determination Act of 2000 to clarify the 
     prohibition on the use of certain Federal funds for lobbying, 
     and for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy and 
     Natural Resources.
           By Ms. SINEMA (for herself and Mr. Cornyn):
       S. 2862. A bill to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to 
     establish a grant program to remove nonnative plant species 
     that contribute to drought conditions, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
           By Mr. LEE (for himself and Mr. Grassley):
       S. 2863. A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality 
     Act to modify the eligibility criteria for E visas; to the 
     Committee on the Judiciary.
           By Ms. SINEMA (for herself, Mr. Tillis, Mrs. Blackburn, 
             and Mrs. Gillibrand):
       S. 2864. A bill to require the Secretary of Veterans 
     Affairs to carry out a pilot program on information sharing 
     between the Department of Veterans Affairs and designated 
     relatives and friends of veterans regarding the assistance 
     and benefits available to the veterans, and for other 
     purposes; to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
           By Mr. DURBIN (for himself, Ms. Collins, Mr. Brown, Mr. 
             Blumenthal, Mr. Markey, Mr. Wyden, Mr. Reed, Mrs. 
             Murray, Mr. Carper, Mr. Merkley, Ms. Hirono, Mr. 
             Kaine, and Mr. Booker):
       S. 2865. A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to 
     prohibit smoking on the premises of any facility of the 
     Veterans Health Administration, and for other purposes; to 
     the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
           By Mrs. CAPITO (for herself and Ms. Hassan):
       S. 2866. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 
     to allow private activity bonds to be used for qualified 
     broadband projects and to provide for tax credit payments to 
     issuers of tax-exempt bonds used to finance broadband 
     infrastructure projects; to the Committee on Finance.
           By Ms. HASSAN (for herself and Mrs. Capito):
       S. 2867. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 
     to provide an investment credit for qualified broadband 
     projects; to the Committee on Finance.
           By Ms. McSALLY:
       S. 2868. A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to 
     ensure that veterans may attend pre-apprenticeship programs 
     using certain educational assistance provided by the 
     Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes; to the 
     Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
           By Mr. INHOFE (for himself, Mr. Cotton, Mr. Perdue, Mr. 
             Boozman, Mr. Cramer, and Mr. Cruz):
       S. 2869. A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality 
     Act to provide for extensions of detention of certain aliens 
     ordered removed, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     the Judiciary.
           By Mr. DURBIN (for himself, Mr. Booker, Ms. Harris, and 
             Mr. Schatz):
       S. 2870. A bill to limit the use of solitary confinement 
     and other forms of restrictive housing in immigration 
     detention, and for other purposes; to the Committee on the 
     Judiciary.
           By Mr. UDALL (for himself and Ms. Murkowski):
       S. 2871. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 
     to exclude from gross income payments under the Indian Health 
     Service Loan Repayment Program and certain amounts received 
     under the Indian Health Professions Scholarships Program; to 
     the Committee on Finance.
           By Mr. COONS (for himself, Mr. Isakson, Mr. Kaine, and 
             Mr. Portman):
       S. 2872. A bill to amend title III of the Social Security 
     Act to extend reemployment services and eligibility 
     assessments to all claimants for unemployment benefits, and 
     for other purposes; to the Committee on Finance.
           By Mr. UDALL:
       S. 2873. A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to reform the 
     renewable fuel program under

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     that Act, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Environment and Public Works.
           By Mr. CRUZ (for himself, Mr. Graham, Mr. Cotton, and 
             Mr. Rubio):
       S. 2874. A bill to terminate certain waivers of sanctions 
     with respect to Iran issued in connection with the Joint 
     Comprehensive Plan of Action, and for other purposes; to the 
     Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
           By Mr. MERKLEY (for himself and Mr. Wyden):
       S. 2875. A bill to amend the Smith River National 
     Recreation Area Act to include certain additions to the Smith 
     River National Recreation Area, to amend the Wild and Scenic 
     Rivers Act to designate certain wild rivers in the State of 
     Oregon, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy 
     and Natural Resources.
           By Mr. SCHUMER (for Mr. Sanders (for himself, Mr. 
             Merkley, and Ms. Warren)):
       S. 2876. A bill to provide economic empowerment 
     opportunities in the United States through the modernization 
     of public housing, and for other purposes; to the Committee 
     on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
           By Mr. TILLIS (for himself, Ms. Smith, Ms. McSally, Mr. 
             Menendez, Mr. Perdue, Mr. Van Hollen, Mr. Cramer, Ms. 
             Cortez Masto, Mr. Moran, Ms. Sinema, Mr. Rounds, Mr. 
             Schatz, Mr. Scott of South Carolina, Mr. Schumer, Mr. 
             Crapo, and Mr. Brown):
       S. 2877. A bill to reauthorize the Terrorism Risk Insurance 
     Act of 2002, and for other purposes; to the Committee on 
     Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
           By Mr. COONS (for himself and Mr. Lee):
       S. 2878. A bill to limit the use of facial recognition 
     technology by Federal agencies, and for other purposes; to 
     the Committee on the Judiciary.

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