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Sen. Menendez Introduces Homeownership Affordability Act
by MERLY LAPIG
WASHINGTON, March 24 -- Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., introduced the "Homeownership Affordability Act" on March 5, 2024. The text of the bill was released on March 23.

S. 3862. A bill to modify the multifamily loan limits under title II of the National Housing Act, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

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SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the "Homeownership Affordability Act".

SEC. 2. Multifamily loan limits.

Sen. Kaine Introduces Divided Families National Registry Act
by MERLY LAPIG
WASHINGTON, March 24 -- Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., introduced the "Divided Families National Registry Act" on March 6, 2024. The text of the bill was released on March 23.

S. 3876. A bill to direct the Secretary of State to establish a national registry of Korean American divided families, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

The bill is cosponsored by Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.

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SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the "Divided Families National Registry Act".

SEC. 2. National registry of Korean American divided families.

SEC. 3. Actions to facilitate ... Show Full Article

Sen. Klobuchar Introduces AI Transparency in Elections Act
by MERLY LAPIG
WASHINGTON, March 24 -- Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., introduced the "AI Transparency in Elections Act" on March 6, 2024. The text of the bill was released on March 23.

S. 3875. A bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide further transparency for the use of content that is substantially generated by artificial intelligence in political advertisements by requiring such advertisements to include a statement within the contents of the advertisements if generative AI was used to generate any image, audio, or video footage in the advertisements, and for other purposes; to the ... Show Full Article

Sen. Fetterman Introduces Whole-Home Repairs Act
by MERLY LAPIG
WASHINGTON, March 24 -- Sen. John Fetterman, D-Pa., introduced the "Whole-Home Repairs Act" on March 5, 2024. The text of the bill was released on March 23.

S. 3871. A bill to establish a whole-home repairs program for eligible homeowners and eligible landlords, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

The bill is cosponsored by Sen. Cynthia M. Lummis, R-Wyo.

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SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the "Whole-Home Repairs Act of 2024".

SEC. 2. Definitions.

SEC. 3. Pilot program.

Sen. Blumenthal Introduces Stop CMV Act
by MERLY LAPIG
WASHINGTON, March 24 -- Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., introduced the "Stop CMV Act" on March 5, 2024. The text of the bill was released on March 23.

S. 3864. A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for congenital Cytomegalovirus screening of newborns; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

The bill is cosponsored by Sens. Roger Marshall, R-Kan., and Christopher S. Murphy, D-Conn.

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SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as "Stop CMV Act of 2024".

SEC. 2. Screening of congenital Cytomegalovirus.

SEC. 3. Advisory committee on heritable disorders ... Show Full Article

Sen. Casey Introduces Showing Up for Students Act
by MERLY LAPIG
WASHINGTON, March 24 -- Sen. Robert Casey Jr., D-Pa., introduced the "Showing Up for Students Act" on March 6, 2024. The text of the bill was released on March 23.

S. 3883. A bill to appropriate funds for the Office for Civil Rights of the Department of Education; to the Committee on Appropriations.

The bill is cosponsored by Sens. John Fetterman, D-Pa., Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., Laphonza Butler, D-Calif., and Tim Kaine, D-Va.

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SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the "Showing Up for Students Act".

SEC. 2. Funding for the Office ... Show Full Article