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Sen. Schatz Introduces Bill to Establish Duties for Online Service Providers
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Dec. 14 -- Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, has introduced legislation (S. 3744) to "establish duties for online service providers with respect to end user data that such providers collect and use."

The bill was introduced on Dec. 12 and has 14 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Margaret Wood Hassan, D-N.H., Michael Bennet, D-Colo., Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., Patty Murray, D-Wash., Cory Booker, D-N.J., Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nev., Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., Doug Jones, D-Ala., Joe Manchin, ... Show Full Article

Sen. Jones Introduces Bill to Improve Financial Literacy of Secondary School Students
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Dec. 14 -- Sen. Doug Jones, D-Ala., has introduced legislation (S. 3745) to improve the financial literacy of secondary school students.

The bill was introduced on Dec. 12 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., and Margaret Wood Hassan, D-N.H. It was referred to the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee.

For more information, Sen. Doug Jones, 326 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-4124; or in the state at the Vance Federal Bldg., 1800 5th Ave. N., Birmingham, AL 35203; 205/731-1500; Federal Courthouse, 1 Church St., Ste. ... Show Full Article

Sen. Harris Introduces Bill on Civil Action for Misappropriation of Trade Secret
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Dec. 14 -- Sen. Kamala D. Harris, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (S. 3743) to amend title 18, U.S. Code, "to make certain changes with respect to bringing a civil action for the misappropriation of a trade secret."

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

For more information, Sen. Kamala Harris, 112 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-3553; or in the state at 501-I St., Ste. 7-600, Sacramento, CA 95814; 916/448-2787; 2500 Tulare St., Ste. 5290, Fresno, CA 93721; 916/448-2787; 11845 W. Olympic Blvd., Ste. 1250-W, ... Show Full Article

Sen. Grassley Introduces Bill on Programs to Help Reduce Recidivism
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Dec. 14 -- Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, has introduced legislation (S. 3747) to "provide for programs to help reduce the risk that prisoners will recidivate upon release from prison."

The bill was introduced on Dec. 12 and was co-sponsored by Sen. Richard J. Durbin, D-Ill.

For more information, Sen. Chuck Grassley, 135 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-3744; or in the state at 201 W. 2nd St., Ste. 720, Davenport, IA 52801; 563/322-4331; 120 Federal Bldg., 320 6th St., Sioux City, IA 51101; 712/233-1860; 307 Federal Bldg., 8 S. 6th St., Council Bluffs, IA 51501; ... Show Full Article

Sen. Casey Introduces Bill on Disability Determinations in 10 Prototype States
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Dec. 14 -- Sen. Robert Casey Jr., D-Pa., has introduced legislation (S. 3741) 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 Senate Finance Committee.

For more information, Sen. Robert Casey, 393 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-6324; or in the state at 200 N. 3rd St., Ste. 14-A, Harrisburg, PA 17101; 717/231-7540; 2000 Market St., Ste. 610, Philadelphia, PA 19103; 215/405-9660; 417 ... Show Full Article