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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 Mr. RUBIO: S. 2115. A bill to limit the authority of the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency with respect to certain numeric nutrient criteria, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. By Mr. CARPER (for himself, Mr. Webb, Mr. Harkin, Mrs. Hagan, Mrs. McCaskill, Mr. Rockefeller, Mr. Johnson of South Dakota, and Mr. Franken): S. 2116. A bill to count revenues from military and veteran education programs toward the limit on Federal revenues that certain proprietary institutions of higher education are allowed to receive for purposes of section 487 of the Higher Education Act of 1965, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. By Mr. WEBB (for himself, Mr. Reed, and Mr. Brown of Ohio): S. 2117. A bill to increase access to adult education to provide for economic growth; to the Committee on Finance. By Mr. CORNYN (for himself, Mr. Burr, Mr. Coburn, Mr. Roberts, Mr. Blunt, Mr. Grassley, Mr. Lee, Mr. Paul, Mr. Coats, Mr. Inhofe, Mr. Isakson, Mr. Risch, Mr. Heller, Mr. Barrasso, Mr. Cochran, Mr. Rubio, Mr. Moran, Mr. Johanns, Mr. Thune, and Mr. Crapo): S. 2118. A bill to remove unelected, unaccountable bureaucrats from seniors' personal health decisions by repealing the Independent Payment Advisory Board; read the first time. By Mr. UDALL of Colorado (for himself, Mr. Carper, Mr. Coons, Mr. Franken, and Mr. Udall of New Mexico): S. 2119. A bill to establish a pilot program to address overweight/obesity among children from birth to age 5 in child care settings and to encourage parental engagement; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. By Ms. MURKOWSKI (for herself, Mr. Brown of Ohio, and Mr. Brown of Massachusetts): S. 2120. A bill to require the lender or servicer of a home mortgage upon a request by the homeowner for a short sale, to make a prompt decision whether to allow the sale; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. By Ms. KLOBUCHAR: S. 2121. A bill to modify the Department of Defense Program Guidance relating to the award of Post-Deployment/ Mobilization Respite Absence administrative absence days to members of the reserve components to exempt any member whose qualified mobilization commenced before October 1, 2011, and continued on or after that date, from the changes to the program guidance that took effect on that date; to the Committee on Armed Services. By Mr. PAUL (for himself and Mr. Lee): S. 2122. A bill to clarify the definition of navigable waters, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. By Mr. ENZI (for himself, Mr. Alexander, Ms. Ayotte, Mr. Barrasso, Mr. Blunt, Mr. Boozman, Mr. Burr, Mr. Chambliss, Mr. Coats, Mr. Coburn, Mr. Cochran, Ms. Collins, Mr. Corker, Mr. Cornyn, Mr. Crapo, Mr. DeMint, Mr. Graham, Mr. Grassley, Mr. Hatch, Mr. Heller, Mr. Hoeven, Mrs. Hutchison, Mr. Inhofe, Mr. Isakson, Mr. Johanns, Mr. Johnson of Wisconsin, Mr. Kyl, Mr. Lee, Mr. Lugar, Mr. McCain, Mr. McConnell, Mr. Moran, Mr. Paul, Mr. Portman, Mr. Risch, Mr. Roberts, Mr. Rubio, Mr. Sessions, Mr. Shelby, Ms. Snowe, Mr. Thune, Mr. Toomey, Mr. Vitter, and Mr. Wicker): S.J. Res. 36. A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the National Labor Relations Board relating to representation election procedures; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. By Mr. INHOFE: S.J. Res. 37. A joint resolution to disapprove a rule promulgated by the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency relating to emission standards for certain steam generating units; to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.