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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. DeFAZIO (for himself, Mr. Walden, Mr. Blumenauer, and Ms. Bonamici): H.R. 2223. A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to provide for a rail spill preparedness fund, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. By Mr. SMITH of Nebraska (for himself, Mr. Kelly of Pennsylvania, Mr. Long, Mr. Barr, and Mr. Byrne): H.R. 2224. A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to apply budget neutrality on a State-specific basis in the calculation of the Medicare hospital wage index floor for non-rural areas; to the Committee on Ways and Means. By Mr. STIVERS (for himself and Mr. Walz): H.R. 2225. A bill to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program on dog training therapy; to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. By Mr. BARR (for himself, Mr. Amodei, Mr. Emmer, Mr. Hill, Mr. Hultgren, Mr. Johnson of Ohio, Mr. Lucas, Mr. Luetkemeyer, Mr. Marchant, Mr. Messer, Mr. Pearce, Mr. Pittenger, Mr. Poliquin, Mr. Royce of California, Mr. Rothfus, Mr. Stewart, Mr. Stivers, Mr. Tipton, Mrs. Wagner, Mr. Walberg, Mr. Williams, Mr. Davidson, Mr. King of New York, Mr. Loudermilk, Mr. McHenry, Mr. Posey, Mr. Kustoff of Tennessee, Mr. Huizenga, Mr. Hollingsworth, Mr. Duffy, Mr. Trott, and Mr. Blum): H.R. 2226. A bill to amend the Truth in Lending Act to provide a safe harbor from certain requirements related to qualified mortgages for residential mortgage loans held on an originating depository institution's portfolio, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Financial Services. By Mr. HURD (for himself, Mr. Connolly, Ms. Kelly of Illinois, Mr. Chaffetz, Mr. Cummings, Mr. Ted Lieu of California, Mr. Khanna, Mr. Kilmer, Mrs. Comstock, Mr. Yoder, Mr. Taylor, and Ms. Granger): H.R. 2227. A bill to modernize Government information technology, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and in addition to the Committee on Appropriations, 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 Mrs. BROOKS of Indiana (for herself, Mrs. Demings, Mr. Collins of Georgia, Mr. Pascrell, and Mr. Reichert): H.R. 2228. A bill to provide support for law enforcement agency efforts to protect the mental health and well-being of law enforcement officers, and for other purposes; to the Committee on the Judiciary. By Mr. CUMMINGS (for himself and Mr. Farenthold): H.R. 2229. A bill to amend title 5, United States Code, to provide permanent authority for judicial review of certain Merit Systems Protection Board decisions relating to whistleblowers, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, 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. COHEN (for himself, Ms. Ros-Lehtinen, Mr. Lewis of Georgia, Mr. Weber of Texas, Mr. Meehan, Mr. Deutch, Ms. Brownley of California, Mr. Scott of Virginia, Ms. Granger, Mr. Cicilline, Mr. Yarmuth, Mr. Foster, Mr. Engel, Ms. Wasserman Schultz, Mr. Faso, Mrs. Comstock, Mr. Rush, Mrs. Davis of California, Ms. Clarke of New York, Mr. McGovern, Ms. Michelle Lujan Grisham of New Mexico, Mr. Hastings, Mrs. Lowey, Mr. Lowenthal, Mr. King of New York, Mr. Coffman, Mr. Cook, Mr. Zeldin, Mr. Cardenas, Mr. Diaz-Balart, Mr. Swalwell of California, Ms. Schakowsky, Mr. Kustoff of Tennessee, Mr. Donovan, Mr. Lance, Mr. Hultgren, Mr. Franks of Arizona, Mrs. Wagner, Mr. Lamborn, Mr. Roskam, Mr. Katko, Mr. Costello of Pennsylvania, Mr. DesJarlais, Mr. Thompson of Pennsylvania, Mr. Raskin, Mr. MacArthur, Miss Rice of New York, Mr. Schweikert, Mr. Hill, Mr. Farenthold, Mr. Rothfus, Mr. Reichert, Mr. Royce of California, and Mr. Fitzpatrick): H.R. 2230. A bill to direct the Joint Committee on the Library to obtain a statue or bust of Elie Wiesel for placement in the United States Capitol; to the Committee on House Administration. By Ms. DelBENE (for herself, Mr. Moulton, Mr. Peters, and Mrs. Murphy of Florida): H.R. 2231. A bill to establish a joint commission on North Korea, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, 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 Ms. ROS-LEHTINEN (for herself, Mr. Smith of New Jersey, Ms. Granger, Mr. Chabot, Mr. Wilson of South Carolina, Mr. Roskam, Mr. Yoho, Mr. Weber of Texas, Mr. Meadows, Mr. Zeldin, Mrs. Wagner, Mr. Bilirakis, and Mr. DeSantis): H.R. 2232. A bill to ensure accountability at the United Nations and its specialized agencies and to promote reform and limit anti-Semitism and anti-Israel bias at the United Nations; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. [[Page H2971]] By Mr. BROOKS of Alabama (for himself, Mr. Jones, and Mr. Francis Rooney of Florida): H.R. 2233. A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to improve the H-1B visa program, to repeal the diversity visa lottery program, and for other purposes; to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, 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 Ms. TITUS (for herself, Mr. Pocan, Ms. DelBene, Ms. Lee, Mr. Kilmer, Mr. Takano, Mr. Huffman, Mr. Swalwell of California, Ms. Herrera Beutler, Mr. McNerney, Mr. Garamendi, and Mr. McGovern): H.R. 2234. A bill to direct the Secretary of Education to establish the Recognizing Inspiring School Employees (RISE) Award Program recognizing excellence exhibited by public school system employees providing services to students in prekindergarten through higher education; to the Committee on Education and the Workforce. By Ms. JUDY CHU of California: H.R. 2235. A bill to improve air travel for passengers, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. By Mr. DANNY K. DAVIS of Illinois (for himself, Ms. Moore, Mr. Langevin, and Mr. Rush): H.R. 2236. A bill to amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to provide certain alternative eligibility requirements applicable to foster care youth, and homeless youth, who are enrolled at least half-time in an institution of higher education; to the Committee on Agriculture. By Mr. RODNEY DAVIS of Illinois (for himself and Mr. Kind): H.R. 2237. A bill to provide for phased-in payment of Social Security Disability Insurance payments during the waiting period for individuals with a terminal illness; to the Committee on Ways and Means. By Mrs. DEMINGS: H.R. 2238. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to enhance the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit and make the credit fully refundable; to the Committee on Ways and Means. By Ms. FUDGE (for herself, Mr. Ryan of Ohio, Ms. Kaptur, and Mrs. Beatty): H.R. 2239. A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide for a State Medicaid option to provide coverage of community-based inpatient substance use disorder treatment for nonelderly adults, to remove such services from the Medicaid exclusion from medical assistance of items and services for patients in an institution for mental diseases, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. By Mr. GOTTHEIMER (for himself and Mr. Mast): H.R. 2240. A bill to authorize the Secretary of Defense to carry out a test of the Arrow 3 missile defense system with the Government of Israel, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, 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. HOLDING (for himself and Mr. Meehan): H.R. 2241. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to treat qualified alternative commuter programs as an excludable qualified transportation fringe benefit; to the Committee on Ways and Means. By Mr. HUFFMAN (for himself, Mr. Cartwright, Mr. Nadler, Ms. Norton, Ms. Lee, Ms. McCollum, Mr. Quigley, Ms. Schakowsky, Mr. McGovern, and Mr. Raskin): H.R. 2242. A bill to prohibit drilling in the outer Continental Shelf, to prohibit coal leases on Federal land, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Natural Resources. By Mr. SAM JOHNSON of Texas (for himself, Mr. Roe of Tennessee, and Mr. Walz): H.R. 2243. A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to provide for the eligibility of certain former members of the Armed Forces who are medically retired and who are entitled to hospital insurance benefits under Medicare part A by reason of previous entitlement to social security disability insurance benefits to enroll in the TRICARE program regardless of whether such members decline enrollment under Medicare part B, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, and Ways and Means, 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. LANCE (for himself and Ms. DeGette): H.R. 2244. A bill to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to carry out a pilot project under which no more than 3 sponsors agree to evaluate the psychological and social distress experienced by patients participating in a clinical trial, conducted by the respective sponsor, of a drug or biological product that is intended to treat a serious or life-threatening disease or condition, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. By Ms. LOFGREN (for herself, Ms. Clarke of New York, Mr. Connolly, Mr. Grijalva, Ms. Lee, Mr. Meeks, Ms. Moore, Mr. Ryan of Ohio, Mr. Swalwell of California, Mr. Takano, Ms. Titus, Mr. McNerney, and Mr. Gutierrez): H.R. 2245. A bill to direct the Secretary of Education to conduct a study to determine the relationship between school start times and adolescent health, well-being, and performance; to the Committee on Education and the Workforce. By Mr. LUETKEMEYER: H.R. 2246. A bill to repeal the mandatory flood insurance coverage requirement for commercial properties located in flood hazard areas and to provide for greater transfer of risk under the National Flood Insurance Program to private capital and reinsurance markets, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Financial Services. By Ms. MICHELLE LUJAN GRISHAM of New Mexico: H.R. 2247. A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act to provide for equal treatment of individuals in same-sex marriages, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Ways and Means. By Mr. PALLONE: H.R. 2248. A bill to prohibit the Secretary of the Interior from revising the approved oil and gas leasing program for fiscal years 2017 through 2022; to the Committee on Natural Resources. By Mr. REED (for himself, Mr. Byrne, Mr. Kelly of Pennsylvania, Mr. Pittenger, and Mr. Coffman): H.R. 2249. A bill to authorize a State or a portion of a State to conduct a demonstration project designed to test methods of program integration and coordination of services with the goals of moving individuals and families towards self-sufficiency, reducing welfare dependence, and increasing work and earnings; to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Agriculture, Financial Services, Education and the Workforce, 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. REED (for himself, Mr. Smith of Nebraska, Mr. Curbelo of Florida, Mrs. Walorski, Mr. Bishop of Michigan, and Mr. Danny K. Davis of Illinois): H.R. 2250. A bill to establish consistent requirements for the electronic content and format of data used in the administration of certain human services programs under the Social Security Act; to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on 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 Ms. ROYBAL-ALLARD (for herself, Mr. Jones, Mr. Soto, Ms. Shea-Porter, Ms. Meng, Mr. DeFazio, Mr. Bishop of Georgia, Mrs. Napolitano, Mr. Castro of Texas, Ms. Judy Chu of California, Ms. Velazquez, Ms. Michelle Lujan Grisham of New Mexico, Mrs. Torres, Mr. Vela, Mr. Gonzalez of Texas, Mr. Gene Green of Texas, Ms. Jackson Lee, Ms. Sanchez, Mr. Gallego, Ms. Barragan, Mr. Hastings, Mr. Larson of Connecticut, Mr. Huffman, Mr. David Scott of Georgia, Ms. Plaskett, Mr. Moulton, and Mr. Himes): H.R. 2251. A bill to amend the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Programs Enhancement Act of 2001 and title 38, United States Code, to require the provision of chiropractic care and services to veterans at all Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers and to expand access to such care and services; to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. By Mr. SANFORD (for himself and Mr. LoBiondo): H.R. 2252. A bill to amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to place a ten-year moratorium on oil and gas preleasing, leasing, and related activities on the Outer Continental Shelf in the North Atlantic, Mid-Atlantic, South Atlantic, and Straits of Florida planning areas and in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico; to the Committee on Natural Resources. By Mr. SERRANO: H.R. 2253. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a business credit relating to the use of clean-fuel and fuel efficient vehicles by businesses within areas designated as nonattainment areas under the Clean Air Act, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Ways and Means. By Mr. THOMPSON of California (for himself, Mr. DeSaulnier, Ms. Barragan, Ms. Bass, Ms. Sanchez, Ms. Maxine Waters of California, Mr. LaMalfa, Mr. Bera, Mr. Denham, Mr. Valadao, Mr. McClintock, Mrs. Torres, Mr. Royce of California, Mr. Sherman, Mr. Rohrabacher, Mr. Hunter, Mr. Nunes, Mr. Aguilar, Ms. Brownley of California, Mr. Calvert, Mr. Carbajal, Mr. Cardenas, Ms. Judy Chu of California, Mr. Cook, Mr. Correa, Mr. Costa, Mrs. Davis of California, Ms. Eshoo, Mr. Garamendi, Mr. Huffman, Mr. Issa, Mr. Khanna, Mr. Knight, Ms. Lee, Mr. Ted Lieu of California, Ms. Lofgren, Mr. Lowenthal, Ms. Matsui, Mr. McNerney, Mrs. Napolitano, Mr. Panetta, [[Page H2972]] Mr. Peters, Ms. Roybal-Allard, Mr. Ruiz, Mr. Schiff, Ms. Speier, Mr. Swalwell of California, Mr. Takano, Mr. Vargas, and Mrs. Mimi Walters of California): H.R. 2254. A bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2635 Napa Street in Vallejo, California, as the “Janet Capello Post Office Building”; to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. By Mr. TROTT: H.R. 2255. A bill to clarify that nonprofit organizations may accept donated mortgage appraisals, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Financial Services. By Mr. UPTON (for himself, Mrs. Dingell, Mr. Hultgren, and Ms. Bonamici): H.R. 2256. A bill to require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in recognition of Christa McAuliffe; to the Committee on Financial Services. By Mr. WENSTRUP: H.R. 2257. A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to consolidate certain eligibility tiers under the Post-9/11 Educational Assistance Program of Department of Veterans Affairs; to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. By Mr. LOWENTHAL (for himself, Ms. Lofgren, Mr. Correa, Mr. Peters, Mr. Cardenas, Mr. Al Green of Texas, Mr. Kilmer, Mr. Takano, Mr. Connolly, Ms. Judy Chu of California, Mr. Khanna, and Mr. McGovern): H. Res. 293. A resolution recognizing the 42nd anniversary of the Fall of Saigon on April 30, 1975; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, 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 Ms. TITUS (for herself, Ms. Lee, Mr. Takano, and Mr. Huffman): H. Res. 294. A resolution recognizing and honoring the essential role of classified school education support employees through the Recognizing Inspirational School Employees Award; to the Committee on Education and the Workforce. By Mr. CARDENAS (for himself, Mr. Tipton, Ms. Adams, Ms. Bonamici, Ms. Bordallo, Ms. Brownley of California, Mr. Cicilline, Ms. Clark of Massachusetts, Ms. Clarke of New York, Mr. Collins of New York, Mr. Costa, Ms. Eshoo, Mr. Garamendi, Mr. Hultgren, Mr. Kelly of Pennsylvania, Mr. Kilmer, Mr. Larsen of Washington, Mr. Ted Lieu of California, Mr. Loebsack, Mrs. Lowey, Ms. Michelle Lujan Grisham of New Mexico, Ms. McCollum, Ms. Pingree, Mr. Quigley, Ms. Sanchez, Ms. Sewell of Alabama, Ms. Sinema, Mr. Swalwell of California, Mr. Takano, Ms. Titus, Mrs. Torres, Mr. Veasey, and Ms. Matsui): H. Res. 295. A resolution expressing support for the designation of the week of April 30, 2017, through May 6, 2017, as “National Small Business Week“to honor the vital role of small business and the passion of entrepreneurs in the United States; to the Committee on Small Business. By Mr. COOK (for himself and Mr. Lowenthal): H. Res. 296. A resolution expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Socialist Republic of Vietnam should provide former members of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Vietnam, who served alongside the United States Armed Forces in defense of their nation during the Vietnam War, with appropriate levels of support and services; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. By Mr. HOLDING (for himself, Mr. Connolly, and Mr. Meehan): H. Res. 297. A resolution expressing support for designation of April 2017 as “National Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness Month”; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. By Mr. PEARCE (for himself, Mr. Swalwell of California, and Mr. Crawford): H. Res. 298. A resolution recognizing the security challenges of convening government officials in one specific place and directing the House of Representatives to take appropriate steps so that the House of Representatives can meet in a virtual setting; to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Rules, and House Administration, 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. ____________________



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