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Rep. Dingell Introduces Bill on Children's Cosmetics Containing Talc
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, March 19 -- Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., has introduced legislation (H.R. 1816) to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act "to require that children's cosmetics containing talc include an appropriate warning unless the cosmetics are demonstrated to be asbestos-free."

The bill was introduced on March 18 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill. It was referred to the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

For more information, Rep. Debbie Dingell, 116 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-4071; or in the district offices at 19855 W. Outer Drive, ... Show Full Article

Rep. Casten Introduces Bill to Conduct Survey, Interviews of Retail Investor
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, March 19 -- Rep. Sean Casten, D-Ill., has introduced legislation (H.R. 1815) to "require the Securities and Exchange Commission, when developing rules and regulations about disclosures to retail investors, to conduct investor testing, including a survey and interviews of retail investors."

The bill was introduced on March 18. It was referred to the House Financial Services Committee.

For more information, Rep. Sean Casten, 429 Cannon House Office Building; Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-4561; or in the district office at 2700 International Drive, Ste. 304, West Chicago, IL 60185.

Rep. Cardenas Introduces Bill to Amend Internal Revenue Code of 1986
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, March 19 -- Rep. Tony Cardenas, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 1814) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 "to increase the age requirement with respect to eligibility for qualified ABLE programs."

The bill was introduced on March 18 and has six co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., Steve Cohen, D-Tenn., Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., Michael R. Turner, R-Ohio, Max Rose, D-N.Y., and Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla.

The legislation was referred to the House Ways and Means Committee.

For more information, Rep. Tony Cardenas, 2438 Rayburn ... Show Full Article

Rep. Amodei Introduces Bill to Promote Economic Development in Lyon County, Nevada
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, March 19 -- Rep. Mark Amodei, R-Nev., has introduced legislation (H.R. 1813) to "facilitate resolution of environmental remediation and reclamation, resolve potential liability of the U.S., and promote economic development in Lyon County, Nevada."

The bill was introduced on March 18. It was referred to the House Natural Resources Committee.

For more information, Rep. Mark Amodei, 104 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-6155; or in the district offices at 5310 Kietzke Lane, Ste. 103, Reno, NV 89511; 775/686-5760; 905 Railroad St., Ste. 104-D, Elko, NV 89801; ... Show Full Article

Del. Sablan Introduces Bill to Amend Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, March 19 -- Del. Gregorio Sablan, D-M.P., has introduced legislation (H.R. 1809) to amend the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act and the Dingell-Johnson Sport Fish Restoration Act, "to provide parity for United States territories and the District of Columbia, to make technical corrections to such Acts and related laws."

The bill was introduced on March 18 and was co-sponsored by Dels. Eleanor Holmes-Norton, D-D.C., Amata Radewagen, R-A.S., and Micahel San Nicolas, D-Guam. It was referred to the House Natural Resources Committee.

For more information, Del. Gregorio Sablan, ... Show Full Article