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Rep. Eshoo Introduces Bill to Establish U.S. Digital Privacy Agency
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Nov. 7 -- Rep. Anna G. Eshoo, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4978) to "provide for individual rights relating to privacy of personal information, to establish privacy and security requirements for covered entities relating to personal information, and to establish an agency to be known as the U.S. Digital Privacy Agency to enforce such rights and requirements."

The bill was introduced on Nov. 5 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif. It was jointly referred to the House Energy and Commerce and Judiciary committees.

For more information, Rep. Anna G. Eshoo, 202 ... Show Full Article

Rep. Davis Introduces Bill on Implementation of Family First Prevention Services Act
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Nov. 7 -- Rep. Danny K. Davis, D-Ill., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4980) to "assist States, tribes, territories, counties, and cities in implementing the Family First Prevention Services Act."

The bill was introduced on Nov. 5 and has 12 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Jackie Walorski, R-Ind., Karen Bass, D-Calif., Brad Wenstrup, R-Ohio, Judy Chu, D-Calif., Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., Jimmy Gomez, D-Calif., Ron Estes, R-Kan., Stephanie N. Murphy, D-Fla., Don Bacon, R-Neb., Linda T. Sanchez, D-Calif., Thomas R. Suozzi, D-N.Y., and Jimmy Panetta, D-Calif.

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Rep. Clarke Introduces Bill to Lower Rents for Affordable Housing
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Nov. 7 -- Rep. Yvette Clarke, D-N.Y., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4984) to "increase the supply of, and lower rents for, affordable housing and to adjust calculations of area median income for purposes of Federal low-income housing assistance."

The bill was introduced on Nov. 5 and has six co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Grace Meng, D-N.Y., Danny K. Davis, D-Ill., Jose E. Serrano, D-N.Y., Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., Adriano Espaillat, D-N.Y., and Del. Eleanor Holmes-Norton, D-D.C.

The legislation was jointly referred to the House Financial Services and Ways and Means committees.

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Rep. Bacon Introduces Bill on Respiratory Protective Devices
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Nov. 7 -- Rep. Don Bacon, R-Neb., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4982) to amend the Public Health Service Act "to provide for treatment of certain respiratory protective devices as covered countermeasures for purposes of targeted liability protections for pandemic and epidemic products and security countermeasures."

The bill was introduced on Nov. 5 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Jim Langevin, D-R.I., and Paul Tonko, D-N.Y. It was referred to the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

For more information, Rep. Don Bacon, 1024 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; ... Show Full Article

Rep. Adams Introduces Bill to Designate Chambers Civil Rights Memorial Post Office
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Nov. 7 -- Rep. Alma S. Adams, D-N.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4981) to "designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2505 Derita Avenue in Charlotte, North Carolina, as the Julius L. Chambers Civil Rights Memorial Post Office."

The bill was introduced on Nov. 5 and has 12 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C., George Holding, R-N.C., Gregory F. Murphy, R-N.C., David E. Price, D-N.C., Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., Mark Walker, R-N.C., David Rouzer, R-N.C., Richard Hudson, R-N.C., Dan Bishop, R-N.C., Patrick T. McHenry, R-N.C., Mark ... Show Full Article