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Rep. Craig Introduces Bill to Amend Title 18 of U.S. Code
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, June 24 -- Rep. Angie Craig, D-Minn., has introduced legislation (H.R. 3419) to amend title 18, U.S. Code, "to prohibit former Members and elected officers of Congress from lobbying Congress at any time after leaving office."

The bill was introduced on June 21. It was jointly referred to the House Administration, Rules, Ethics and Judiciary committees.

For more information, Rep. Angela Craig, 1523 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-2271; or in the district office at 12940 Harriet Ave. S., Ste. 238, Burnsville, MN 55337; 651/846-2120.

Rep. Chu Introduces Bill on Federal Direct Stafford Loans
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, June 24 -- Rep. Judy Chu, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 3418) to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 "to reinstate the authority of the Secretary of Education to make Federal Direct Stafford Loans to graduate and professional students."

The bill was introduced on June 21 and has 16 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Peter A. DeFazio, D-Ore., Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., Suzan DelBene, D-Wash., Darren Soto, D-Fla., Scott Peters, D-Calif., Juan C. Vargas, D-Calif., Grace F. Napolitano, D-Calif., Raul M. Grijalva, D-Ariz., Brenda Lawrence, D-Mich., Julia Brownley, D-Calif., ... Show Full Article

Rep. Arrington Introduces Bill on Electronic Prescription Program
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, June 24 -- Rep. Jodey C. Arrington, R-Texas, has introduced legislation (H.R. 3408) to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act "to require prescription drug plan sponsors to include real-time benefit information as part of such sponsor's electronic prescription program under the Medicare program."

The bill was introduced on June 21 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Pete Olson, R-Texas. It was jointly referred to the House Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means committees.

For more information, Rep. Jodey C. Arrington, 1029 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-4005; ... Show Full Article

Rep. Amash Introduces Bill to Establish Style for Amending Laws
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, June 24 -- Rep. Justin A. Amash, R-Mich., has introduced legislation (H.R. 3402) to amend chapter 2 of title 1, U.S. Code, to establish the style for amending laws.

The bill was introduced on June 21 and has 14 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Alex X. Mooney, R-W.Va., Mark Meadows, R-N.C., Thomas Massie, R-Ky., Barry Loudermilk, R-Ga., Seth Moulton, D-Mass., Ro Khanna, D-Calif., Warren Davidson, R-Ohio, Tom McClintock, R-Calif., David B. McKinley, R-W.Va., Ralph Norman, R-S.C., Michael Cloud, R-Texas, Paul Tonko, D-N.Y., Jared Huffman, D-Calif., and Del. Eleanor Holmes-Norton, ... Show Full Article

Rep. Amash Introduces Bill on Congress Bills in Electronic Formats
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, June 24 -- Rep. Justin A. Amash, R-Mich., has introduced legislation (H.R. 3403) to "require all bills, resolutions, and other documents of Congress to be created, transmitted, and published in searchable electronic formats."

The bill was introduced on June 21 and has 14 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Alex X. Mooney, R-W.Va., Mark Meadows, R-N.C., Thomas Massie, R-Ky., Barry Loudermilk, R-Ga., Seth Moulton, D-Mass., Ro Khanna, D-Calif., Warren Davidson, R-Ohio, Tom McClintock, R-Calif., David B. McKinley, R-W.Va., Ralph Norman, R-S.C., Michael Cloud, R-Texas, Paul Tonko, D-N.Y., ... Show Full Article