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Rep. Biggs Introduces WHO Withdrawal Act
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 -- Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., introduced the "WHO Withdrawal Act" on Jan. 9, 2023.

H.R. 79. A bill to direct the President to withdraw the United States from the Constitution of the World Health Organization, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs.

The bill is cosponsored by Reps. Scott Perry, R-Pa., Mary E. Miller, R-Ill., Thomas Massie, R-Ky., and Matthew M. Rosendale, R-Mont.

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SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the "WHO Withdrawal Act".

SEC. 2. Withdrawal of United States from the Constitution of the World Health Organization; ... Show Full Article

Rep. Arrington Introduces David Dorn Act
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 -- Rep. Jodey C. Arrington, R-Texas, introduced the "David Dorn Act" on Jan. 9, 2023.

H.R. 37. A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to increase the maximum term of imprisonment for rioting, and for other purposes; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

The bill is cosponsored by Reps. Ron Estes, R-Kan., and Dan Bishop, R-N.C.

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SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the "David Dorn Act of 2023".

SEC. 2. Increased penalties for rioting.

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Summary:

This bill increases criminal penalties for rioting and related offenses (e.g., inciting a riot).

Specifically, ... Show Full Article

Del. Norton Introduces Washington, D.C. Admission Act
By MERLY LAPIG
WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 -- Del. Eleanor Norton, D-D.C., introduced the "Washington, D.C. Admission Act" on Jan. 9, 2023.

H.R. 51. A bill to provide for the admission of the State of Washington, D.C. into the Union; to the Committee on Oversight and Accountability, and in addition to the Committees on Rules, Armed Services, the Judiciary, 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.

The bill is cosponsored by Reps. Lloyd Doggett, D-Texas, Don S. Beyer, ... Show Full Article