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1. [110th] H.CON.RES.9 : Expressing the sense of Congress that the United States Postal Service should issue a commemorative postage stamp honoring former Representative Shirley Chisholm, and that the Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee should recommend to the Postmaster General that such a stamp be issued.
Sponsor:
Rep Lee, Barbara [CA-9] (introduced 1/4/2007)      Cosponsors (111)
Committees: House Oversight and Government Reform
Latest Major Action: 1/4/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. 

2. [110th] H.CON.RES.105 : Supporting the goals and ideals of a National Suffragists Day to promote awareness of the importance of the women suffragists who worked for the right of women to vote in the United States.
Sponsor:
Rep Berkley, Shelley [NV-1] (introduced 3/29/2007)      Cosponsors (73)
Committees: House Oversight and Government Reform
Latest Major Action: 3/29/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

3. [110th]
H.R.1 : To provide for the implementation of the recommendations of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States.
Sponsor:
Rep Thompson, Bennie G. [MS-2] (introduced 1/5/2007)      Cosponsors (205)
Committees: House Homeland Security; House Energy and Commerce; House Judiciary; House Intelligence (Permanent Select); House Foreign Affairs; House Transportation and Infrastructure; House Oversight and Government Reform; House Ways and Means; Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Latest Major Action: 1/9/2007 Referred to Senate committee. Status: Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

4. [110th]
H.R.2 : To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide for an increase in the Federal minimum wage.
Sponsor:
Rep Miller, George [CA-7] (introduced 1/5/2007)      Cosponsors (222)
Committees: House Education and Labor
Latest Major Action: 2/1/2007 Passed/agreed to in Senate. Status: Passed Senate with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 94 - 3. Record Vote Number: 42.

5. [110th]
H.R.3 : To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for human embryonic stem cell research.
Sponsor:
Rep DeGette, Diana [CO-1] (introduced 1/5/2007)      Cosponsors (217)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 1/12/2007 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 6.

6. [110th]
H.R.4 : To amend part D of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to negotiate lower covered part D drug prices on behalf of Medicare beneficiaries.
Sponsor:
Rep Dingell, John D. [MI-15] (introduced 1/5/2007)      Cosponsors (198)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Ways and Means; Senate Finance
Latest Major Action: 1/12/2007 Referred to Senate committee. Status: Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

7. [110th] H.R.5 : To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to reduce interest rates for student borrowers.
Sponsor: Rep Miller, George [CA-7] (introduced 1/12/2007)      Cosponsors (211)
Committees: House Education and Labor; Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Major Action: 1/17/2007 Referred to Senate committee. Status: Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

8. [110th] H.R.6 : To reduce our Nation's dependency on foreign oil by investing in clean, renewable, and alternative energy resources, promoting new emerging energy technologies, developing greater efficiency, and creating a Strategic Energy Efficiency and Renewables Reserve to invest in alternative energy, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Rahall, Nick J., II [WV-3] (introduced 1/12/2007)      Cosponsors (198)
Committees: House Ways and Means; House Natural Resources; House Budget; House Rules
Latest Major Action: 1/22/2007 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 9.

9. [110th] H.R.17 : To reauthorize the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep DeFazio, Peter A. [OR-4] (introduced 1/4/2007)      Cosponsors (120)
Committees: House Agriculture; House Natural Resources
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2007 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands.

10. [110th] H.R.82 : To amend title II of the Social Security Act to repeal the Government pension offset and windfall elimination provisions.
Sponsor: Rep Berman, Howard L. [CA-28] (introduced 1/4/2007)      Cosponsors (276)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 1/11/2007 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Social Security.

11. [110th] H.R.89 : To amend title 10, United States Code, to extend eligibility for combat-related special compensation paid to certain uniformed services retirees who are retired under chapter 61 of such title with fewer than 20 years of creditable service.
Sponsor: Rep Bilirakis, Gus M. [FL-9] (introduced 1/4/2007)      Cosponsors (22)
Committees: House Armed Services
Latest Major Action: 1/25/2007 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.

12. [110th] H.R.137 : To amend title 18, United States Code, to strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Gallegly, Elton [CA-24] (introduced 1/4/2007)      Cosponsors (303)
Committees: House Judiciary; House Agriculture
House Reports: 110-27 Part 1
Latest Major Action: 3/27/2007 Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 91.

13. [110th] H.R.197 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a 5-year extension of the credit for electricity produced from certain renewable resources.
Sponsor: Rep Pomeroy, Earl [ND] (introduced 1/4/2007)      Cosponsors (75)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 1/4/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

14. [110th] H.R.260 : To establish marine and freshwater research, development, and demonstration programs to support efforts to prevent, control, and eradicate invasive species, as well as to educate citizens and stakeholders and restore ecosystems.
Sponsor: Rep Ehlers, Vernon J. [MI-3] (introduced 1/5/2007)      Cosponsors (20)
Committees: House Science and Technology; House Transportation and Infrastructure; House Natural Resources; House Administration
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2007 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, and Oceans.

15. [110th] H.R.303 : To amend title 10, United States Code, to permit certain additional retired members of the Armed Forces who have a service-connected disability to receive both disability compensation from the Department of Veterans Affairs for their disability and either retired pay by reason of their years of military service or Combat-Related Special Compensation and to eliminate the phase-in period under current law with respect to such concurrent receipt.
Sponsor: Rep Bilirakis, Gus M. [FL-9] (introduced 1/5/2007)      Cosponsors (102)
Committees: House Armed Services; House Veterans' Affairs
Latest Major Action: 2/1/2007 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.

16. [110th] H.R.327 : To amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to develop and implement a comprehensive program designed to reduce the incidence of suicide among veterans.
Sponsor: Rep Boswell, Leonard L. [IA-3] (introduced 1/9/2007)      Cosponsors (152)
Committees: House Veterans' Affairs; Senate Veterans' Affairs
House Reports: 110-55
Latest Major Action: 3/22/2007 Referred to Senate committee. Status: Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

17. [110th] H.R.357 : To amend the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to implement mandatory country of origin labeling requirements for meat and produce on September 30, 2007.
Sponsor: Rep Rehberg, Dennis R. [MT] (introduced 1/9/2007)      Cosponsors (4)
Committees: House Agriculture
Latest Major Action: 2/6/2007 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry.

18. [110th] H.R.365 : To provide for a research program for remediation of closed methamphetamine production laboratories, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Gordon, Bart [TN-6] (introduced 1/10/2007)      Cosponsors (122)
Committees: House Science and Technology; Senate Environment and Public Works
House Reports: 110-8
Latest Major Action: 2/8/2007 Referred to Senate committee. Status: Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

19. [110th] H.R.372 : To direct the Federal Trade Commission to revise the regulations regarding the Do-not-call registry to prohibit politically-oriented recorded message telephone calls to telephone numbers listed on that registry.
Sponsor: Rep Altmire, Jason [PA-4] (introduced 1/10/2007)      Cosponsors (7)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 1/10/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

20. [110th] H.R.380 : To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to the importation of prescription drugs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Emanuel, Rahm [IL-5] (introduced 1/10/2007)      Cosponsors (89)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 1/10/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

21. [110th] H.R.423 : To authorize the Attorney General to provide grants for organizations to find missing adults.
Sponsor: Rep Myrick, Sue Wilkins [NC-9] (introduced 1/11/2007)      Cosponsors (16)
Committees: House Judiciary
Latest Major Action: 2/2/2007 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

22. [110th] H.R.471 : To repeal the sunset of the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 with respect to the expansion of the adoption credit and adoption assistance programs.
Sponsor: Rep Wilson, Joe [SC-2] (introduced 1/12/2007)      Cosponsors (105)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 1/12/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

23. [110th] H.R.507 : To establish a grant program to provide vision care to children, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Green, Gene [TX-29] (introduced 1/17/2007)      Cosponsors (43)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 1/17/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

24. [110th] H.R.524 : To establish a laboratory science pilot program at the National Science Foundation.
Sponsor: Rep Hinojosa, Ruben [TX-15] (introduced 1/17/2007)      Cosponsors (72)
Committees: House Science and Technology
Latest Major Action: 1/17/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Science and Technology.

25. [110th] H.R.552 : To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide coverage for cardiac rehabilitation and pulmonary rehabilitation services.
Sponsor: Rep Lewis, John [GA-5] (introduced 1/18/2007)      Cosponsors (61)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 1/24/2007 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

26. [110th] H.R.569 : To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to authorize appropriations for sewer overflow control grants.
Sponsor: Rep Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [NJ-8] (introduced 1/18/2007)      Cosponsors (19)
Committees: House Transportation and Infrastructure; Senate Environment and Public Works
House Reports: 110-16
Latest Major Action: 3/8/2007 Referred to Senate committee. Status: Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

27. [110th] H.R.621 : To amend part B of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to restore the Medicare treatment of ownership of oxygen equipment to that in effect before enactment of the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005.
Sponsor: Rep Price, Tom [GA-6] (introduced 1/22/2007)      Cosponsors (65)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/2/2007 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

28. [110th] H.R.634 : To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of veterans who became disabled for life while serving in the Armed Forces of the United States.
Sponsor: Rep Moore, Dennis [KS-3] (introduced 1/23/2007)      Cosponsors (293)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 1/23/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

29. [110th] H.R.684 : To require full funding of part A of title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.
Sponsor: Rep Moore, Dennis [KS-3] (introduced 1/24/2007)      Cosponsors (48)
Committees: House Education and Labor
Latest Major Action: 1/24/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.

30. [110th] H.R.691 : To amend title 10, United States Code, to expedite the prompt return of the remains of deceased members of the Armed Forces to their loved ones for burial.
Sponsor: Rep Stupak, Bart [MI-1] (introduced 1/24/2007)      Cosponsors (14)
Committees: House Armed Services
Latest Major Action: 2/1/2007 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.

31. [110th] H.R.695 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the authority of the Secretary of the Treasury to enter into private tax collection contracts.
Sponsor: Rep Van Hollen, Chris [MD-8] (introduced 1/24/2007)      Cosponsors (94)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 1/24/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

32. [110th] H.R.698 : To amend the Federal Deposit Insurance Act to establish industrial bank holding company regulation, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Gillmor, Paul E. [OH-5] (introduced 1/29/2007)      Cosponsors (104)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 1/29/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

33. [110th] H.R.700 : To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to extend the pilot program for alternative water source projects.
Sponsor: Rep McNerney, Jerry [CA-11] (introduced 1/29/2007)      Cosponsors (2)
Committees: House Transportation and Infrastructure; Senate Environment and Public Works
House Reports: 110-15
Latest Major Action: 3/9/2007 Referred to Senate committee. Status: Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

34. [110th] H.R.720 : To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to authorize appropriations for State water pollution control revolving funds, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Oberstar, James L. [MN-8] (introduced 1/30/2007)      Cosponsors (32)
Committees: House Transportation and Infrastructure; Senate Environment and Public Works
House Reports: 110-30
Latest Major Action: 3/12/2007 Referred to Senate committee. Status: Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

35. [110th] H.R.782 : To amend title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930 to provide that exchange-rate misalignment by any foreign nation is a countervailable export subsidy, to amend the Exchange Rates and International Economic Policy Coordination Act of 1988 to clarify the definition of manipulation with respect to currency, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Ryan, Tim [OH-17] (introduced 1/31/2007)      Cosponsors (60)
Committees: House Ways and Means; House Financial Services; House Foreign Affairs; House Armed Services
Latest Major Action: 2/20/2007 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Trade.

36. [110th] H.R.797 : To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve compensation benefits for veterans in certain cases of impairment of vision involving both eyes, to provide for the use of the National Directory of New Hires for income verification purposes, to extend the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide an educational assistance allowance for qualifying work study activities, and to authorize the provision of bronze representations of the letter "V" for the graves of eligible individuals buried in private cemeteries in lieu of Government-provided headstones or markers.
Sponsor: Rep Baldwin, Tammy [WI-2] (introduced 2/5/2007)      Cosponsors (64)
Committees: House Veterans' Affairs; Senate Veterans' Affairs
House Reports: 110-57
Latest Major Action: 3/22/2007 Referred to Senate committee. Status: Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

37. [110th] H.R.800 : To amend the National Labor Relations Act to establish an efficient system to enable employees to form, join, or assist labor organizations, to provide for mandatory injunctions for unfair labor practices during organizing efforts, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Miller, George [CA-7] (introduced 2/5/2007)      Cosponsors (233)
Committees: House Education and Labor
House Reports: 110-23
Latest Major Action: 3/2/2007 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 66.

38. [110th] H.R.801 : To amend the Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act of 1990 to require application to all vessels equipped with ballast water tanks, including vessels that are not carrying ballast water, the requirement to carry out exchange of ballast water or alternative ballast water management methods prior to entry into any port within the Great Lakes, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Kirk, Mark Steven [IL-10] (introduced 2/5/2007)      Cosponsors (31)
Committees: House Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Major Action: 2/6/2007 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.

39. [110th] H.R.811 : To amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to require a voter-verified permanent paper ballot under title III of such Act, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Holt, Rush D. [NJ-12] (introduced 2/5/2007)      Cosponsors (200)
Committees: House Administration
Latest Major Action: 3/29/2007 House committee/subcommittee actions. Status: Committee Hearings Held.

40. [110th] H.R.819 : To expand access to preventive health care services that help reduce unintended pregnancy, reduce abortions, and improve access to women's health care.
Sponsor: Rep Slaughter, Louise McIntosh [NY-28] (introduced 2/5/2007)      Cosponsors (135)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Ways and Means; House Education and Labor
Latest Major Action: 2/20/2007 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

41. [110th] H.R.872 : To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to make competitive grants to community colleges and advanced technology education centers partnering with community colleges to support the education and training of technicians in the fields of bioenergy and other agriculture-based, renewable energy resources, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Braley, Bruce L. [IA-1] (introduced 2/7/2007)      Cosponsors (5)
Committees: House Education and Labor
Latest Major Action: 2/7/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.

42. [110th] H.R.896 : To amend part D of title IV of the Social Security Act to provide for the pass through of all child support collected on behalf of families receiving assistance under the program of block grants to States for temporary assistance for needy families.
Sponsor: Rep Ryan, Paul [WI-1] (introduced 2/7/2007)      Cosponsors (6)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/20/2007 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Income Security and Family Support.

43. [110th] H.R.943 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from income and employment taxes and wage withholding property tax rebates and other benefits provided to volunteer firefighters and emergency medical responders.
Sponsor: Rep Larson, John B. [CT-1] (introduced 2/8/2007)      Cosponsors (108)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/8/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

44. [110th] H.R.969 : To amend title VI of the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 to establish a Federal renewable energy portfolio standard for certain retail electric utilities, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Udall, Tom [NM-3] (introduced 2/8/2007)      Cosponsors (56)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 2/8/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

45. [110th] H.R.971 : To ensure and foster continued patient safety and quality of care by making the antitrust laws apply to negotiations between groups of independent pharmacies and health plans and health insurance issuers (including health plans under parts C and D of the Medicare Program) in the same manner as such laws apply to protected activities under the National Labor Relations Act.
Sponsor: Rep Weiner, Anthony D. [NY-9] (introduced 2/8/2007)      Cosponsors (96)
Committees: House Judiciary
Latest Major Action: 2/8/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

46. [110th] H.R.1032 : To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize grants for treatment and support services for Alzheimer's patients and their families.
Sponsor: Rep Waters, Maxine [CA-35] (introduced 2/13/2007)      Cosponsors (31)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 2/13/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

47. [110th] H.R.1076 : To promote health care coverage parity for individuals participating in legal recreational activities or legal transportation activities.
Sponsor: Rep Burgess, Michael C. [TX-26] (introduced 2/15/2007)      Cosponsors (31)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Ways and Means; House Education and Labor
Latest Major Action: 2/23/2007 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

48. [110th] H.R.1093 : To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to increase the Medicare caps on graduate medical education positions for States with a shortage of residents.
Sponsor: Rep Meek, Kendrick B. [FL-17] (introduced 2/15/2007)      Cosponsors (30)
Committees: House Ways and Means; House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 2/27/2007 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Social Security.

49. [110th] H.R.1097 : To improve the grant program for secure schools under the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968.
Sponsor: Rep Rothman, Steven R. [NJ-9] (introduced 2/15/2007)      Cosponsors (8)
Committees: House Judiciary
Latest Major Action: 2/15/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

50. [110th] H.R.1110 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow Federal civilian and military retirees to pay health insurance premiums on a pretax basis and to allow a deduction for TRICARE supplemental premiums.
Sponsor: Rep Davis, Tom [VA-11] (introduced 2/16/2007)      Cosponsors (97)
Committees: House Ways and Means; House Oversight and Government Reform; House Armed Services
Latest Major Action: 3/14/2007 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.

51. [110th] H.R.1132 : To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide waivers relating to grants for preventive health measures with respect to breast and cervical cancers.
Sponsor: Rep Baldwin, Tammy [WI-2] (introduced 2/16/2007)      Cosponsors (67)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce
House Reports: 110-76
Latest Major Action: 3/29/2007 Cleared for White House.

52. [110th] H.R.1142 : To amend title 5, United States Code, to create a presumption that disability of a Federal employee in fire protection activities caused by certain conditions is presumed to result from the performance of such employee's duty.
Sponsor: Rep Capps, Lois [CA-23] (introduced 2/16/2007)      Cosponsors (50)
Committees: House Education and Labor
Latest Major Action: 2/16/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.

53. [110th] H.R.1154 : To award a Congressional Gold Medal to Michael Ellis DeBakey, M.D.
Sponsor: Rep Green, Al [TX-9] (introduced 2/16/2007)      Cosponsors (121)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 2/16/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

54. [110th] H.R.1188 : To strengthen the Nation's research efforts to identify the causes and cure of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, expand psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis data collection, study access to and quality of care for people with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Wu, David [OR-1] (introduced 2/16/2007)      Cosponsors (24)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 2/16/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

55. [110th] H.R.1252 : To protect consumers from price-gouging of gasoline and other fuels, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Stupak, Bart [MI-1] (introduced 2/28/2007)      Cosponsors (85)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Education and Labor
Latest Major Action: 2/28/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Education and Labor, 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.

56. [110th] H.R.1268 : To ensure dignity in care for members of the Armed Forces recovering from injuries.
Sponsor: Rep Mitchell, Harry E. [AZ-5] (introduced 3/1/2007)      Cosponsors (32)
Committees: House Armed Services
Latest Major Action: 3/28/2007 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.

57. [110th] H.R.1322 : To amend title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to provide emergency protection for retiree health benefits.
Sponsor: Rep Tierney, John F. [MA-6] (introduced 3/5/2007)      Cosponsors (42)
Committees: House Education and Labor; House Budget
Latest Major Action: 3/5/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, 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.

58. [110th] H.R.1328 : To amend the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to revise and extend that Act.
Sponsor: Rep Pallone, Frank, Jr. [NJ-6] (introduced 3/6/2007)      Cosponsors (36)
Committees: House Natural Resources; House Energy and Commerce; House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 3/14/2007 House committee/subcommittee actions. Status: Committee Hearings Held.

59. [110th] H.R.1330 : To amend title 10, United States Code, to extend the time limit for the use of education assistance by members of the Selected Reserve and members of the reserve component supporting contingency operations and certain other operations.
Sponsor: Rep Carney, Christopher P. [PA-10] (introduced 3/6/2007)      Cosponsors (28)
Committees: House Armed Services
Latest Major Action: 3/28/2007 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.

60. [110th] H.R.1343 : To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide additional authorizations of appropriations for the health centers program under section 330 of such Act.
Sponsor: Rep Green, Gene [TX-29] (introduced 3/6/2007)      Cosponsors (33)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 3/6/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

61. [110th] H.R.1346 : To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to direct local educational agencies to release secondary school student information to military recruiters if the student's parent provides written consent for the release, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Honda, Michael M. [CA-15] (introduced 3/6/2007)      Cosponsors (45)
Committees: House Education and Labor
Latest Major Action: 3/6/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.

62. [110th] H.R.1350 : To establish a collaborative program to protect the Great Lakes, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Ehlers, Vernon J. [MI-3] (introduced 3/6/2007)      Cosponsors (36)
Committees: House Transportation and Infrastructure; House Natural Resources; House Science and Technology; House Administration
Latest Major Action: 3/12/2007 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Environment.

63. [110th] H.R.1354 : To amend titles 10 and 38, United States Code, to improve benefits and services for members of the Armed Forces, veterans of the Global War on Terrorism, and other veterans, to require reports on the effects of the Global War on Terrorism, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Moran, James P. [VA-8] (introduced 3/6/2007)      Cosponsors (46)
Committees: House Veterans' Affairs; House Armed Services
Latest Major Action: 3/6/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Veterans' 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.

64. [110th] H.R.1363 : To amend the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 to improve the nutrition and health of schoolchildren by updating the definition of "food of minimal nutritional value" to conform to current nutrition science and to protect the Federal investment in the national school lunch and breakfast programs.
Sponsor: Rep Woolsey, Lynn C. [CA-6] (introduced 3/6/2007)      Cosponsors (18)
Committees: House Education and Labor
Latest Major Action: 3/6/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.

65. [110th] H.R.1367 : To amend section 712 of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, section 2705 of the Public Health Service Act, and section 9812 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require equity in the provision of mental health and substance-related disorder benefits under group health plans.
Sponsor: Rep Kennedy, Patrick J. [RI-1] (introduced 3/7/2007)      Cosponsors (255)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Education and Labor; House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 3/7/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Education and Labor, 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.

66. [110th] H.R.1386 : To repeal a provision enacted to end Federal matching of State spending of child support incentive payments.
Sponsor: Rep McDermott, Jim [WA-7] (introduced 3/7/2007)      Cosponsors (15)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 3/7/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

67. [110th] H.R.1398 : To amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act of 1980 to provide that manure shall not be considered to be a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant.
Sponsor: Rep Peterson, Collin C. [MN-7] (introduced 3/8/2007)      Cosponsors (85)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Major Action: 3/8/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, 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.

68. [110th] H.R.1424 : To amend section 712 of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, section 2705 of the Public Health Service Act, and section 9812 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require equity in the provision of mental health and substance-related disorder benefits under group health plans.
Sponsor: Rep Kennedy, Patrick J. [RI-1] (introduced 3/9/2007)      Cosponsors (261)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Education and Labor; House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 3/9/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Education and Labor, 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.

69. [110th] H.R.1434 : To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 896 Pittsburgh Street in Springdale, Pennsylvania, as the "Rachel Carson Post Office Building".
Sponsor: Rep Altmire, Jason [PA-4] (introduced 3/9/2007)      Cosponsors (33)
Committees: House Oversight and Government Reform
Latest Major Action: 3/29/2007 House committee/subcommittee actions. Status: Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.

70. [110th] H.R.1498 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the transportation fringe benefit to bicycle commuters.
Sponsor: Rep Blumenauer, Earl [OR-3] (introduced 3/13/2007)      Cosponsors (30)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 3/13/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

71. [110th] H.R.1512 : To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for compensation to States incarcerating undocumented aliens charged with a felony or two or more misdemeanors.
Sponsor: Rep Sanchez, Linda T. [CA-39] (introduced 3/13/2007)      Cosponsors (34)
Committees: House Judiciary
Latest Major Action: 3/13/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

72. [110th] H.R.1521 : To amend part D of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to remove the Medicare prescription drug benefit late enrollment penalty.
Sponsor: Rep Kagen, Steve, M.D. [WI-8] (introduced 3/14/2007)      Cosponsors (17)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 3/14/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on 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.

73. [110th] H.R.1590 : To reduce greenhouse gas emissions and protect the climate.
Sponsor: Rep Waxman, Henry A. [CA-30] (introduced 3/20/2007)      Cosponsors (131)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Foreign Affairs
Latest Major Action: 3/20/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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.

74. [110th] H.R.1592 : To provide Federal assistance to States, local jurisdictions, and Indian tribes to prosecute hate crimes, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Conyers, John, Jr. [MI-14] (introduced 3/20/2007)      Cosponsors (137)
Committees: House Judiciary
Latest Major Action: 3/20/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

75. [110th] H.R.1650 : To amend the Federal antitrust laws to provide expanded coverage and to eliminate exemptions from such laws that are contrary to the public interest with respect to railroads.
Sponsor: Rep Baldwin, Tammy [WI-2] (introduced 3/22/2007)      Cosponsors (6)
Committees: House Judiciary; House Transportation and Infrastructure; House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 3/22/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure, 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.