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Rep. Brooks Introduces Bill on Access to Personal Medical Claim Data
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Dec. 14 -- Rep. Susan W. Brooks, R-Ind., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7272) to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act "to promote the ability of individuals entitled to benefits under part A or enrolled under part B of the Medicare program and individuals enrolled under a State plan under the Medicaid program to access their personal medical claim data, including their providers, prescriptions, tests, and diagnoses, through a mobile health record application of the individual's choosing."

The bill was introduced on Dec. 12 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Yvette Clarke, ... Show Full Article

Rep. Boyle Introduces Bill on Disability Determinations in 10 Prototype States
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Dec. 14 -- Rep. Brendan Boyle, D-Pa., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7276) to "prohibit the Social Security Administration from reinstating the reconsideration level of appeal for disability determinations in the 10 prototype States."

The bill was introduced on Dec. 12. It was referred to the House Ways and Means Committee.

For more information, Rep. Brendan Boyle, 1133 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-6111; or in the district offices at 115 E. Glenside Ave., Ste. 1, Glenside, PA 19038; 215/517-6572; 101 E. Main St., Ste. A, Norristown, PA 19401; 610/270-8081; ... Show Full Article

Rep. Blumenauer Introduces Bill to Clarify Admissibility, Deportability of Aliens
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Dec. 14 -- Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7275) to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act "to clarify the admissibility and deportability of aliens acting in accordance with State and foreign marijuana laws."

The bill was introduced on Dec. 12. It was referred to the House Judiciary Committee.

For more information, Rep. Earl Blumenauer, 1111 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 2051; 202/225-4811; or in the district office at 911 N.E. 11th Ave., Ste. 200, Portland, OR 97232; 503/231-2300.

Rep. Beyer Introduces Bill on Incentive for Firearm Owners
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Dec. 14 -- Rep. Don S. Beyer, D-Va., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7274) to "provide an incentive for firearm owners to sell their firearms safely and responsibly."

The bill was introduced on Dec. 12. It was referred to the House Judiciary Committee.

For more information, Rep. Don Beyer, 1119 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-4376; or in the district office at 5285 Shawnee Road, Ste. 250, Alexandria, VA 22312; 703/658-5403.

Rep. Barr Introduces Bill to Address Difficulties Encountered by VA
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Dec. 14 -- Rep. Andy Barr, R-Ky., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7273) to "require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a tiger team dedicated to addressing the difficulties encountered by the Department of Veterans Affairs in carrying out section 3313 of title 38, United States Code, after the enactment of sections 107 and 501 of the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017."

The bill was introduced on Dec. 12 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii. It was referred to the House Veterans' Affairs Committee.
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